The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 10, 1950 · Page 4
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Wednesday, May 10, 1950
Page 4
Start Free Trial

PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 1950 Jane Shelton, Society Editor Phone 4461 Church Ceremony Unites Miss Porlell, Ben Bowdon Muss Becky Louise Portell daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Poi-- tell'of Crystal City, Mo., became Ihe bride of Den liowcfon. son of Mrs. C. T. Judd' of Blytheville In a ceremony performed April 22, at (he Crystal Cily Sacred Heart Ca- tbollc Church. The Rev. Robert H. Verbeke said the ten thirty Mass and performed the double ring ceremony. Smtiil clusters of while flowers marked the center aisle pews with white flowers and greenery providing the decorations for the altar, which, was Illuminated by lighted tapers. A musical program was presented during the ceremony. Feminine- attendants were dressed in identical gowns of rico green taffeta which were fashioned with net bodices which buttoned in back and ivere caught to full skirts of taffeta, having oversklrts of net. Yellow and white daises were combined In the colonial bouquets. The bride given In marriage by her father, was dressed in a gown of white nylon tuile over duchess lace. Her short slecve'd bod ice. with low rounded neckline nnrt yoke of nylon, fastened in back with tiny covered buttons, and was cauyht to u full lace skirt and ovcrskirt of tulle, which extended from a lace panel in front of • the dress to the back, where the yards of filmy white fell into a short train. Her Juliet cap of matching lace held a finger tip veil of nylon tulle. A lavender orchid centered her shower bouquet of liliy of the valley. Following a southern wedding trip, Mr. Bowdon and Ills bride will be at home in Crystal City. Miss Pierce To Wed In Home Ceremony Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Pierce nre today mnking known the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Miss Mary Virginia Pierce, to Wafe B. Reed, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Reed of Dexter. Mo. The vows will be exchanged June 2, In a' ceremony at the home of the bride's parents, with Elder O. M. Davis ol Bcnton, Mo., officiating. ' Miss Pierce is a memer of the 1950 Burdette graduating class. Mr. Reed was graduated from Bernie High School and served two years and for months in the u. S. Navy. He is now connected with his lather in the cattle business. The couple will be at home in Dexter. • * « 17th Birthday Feted With Steak Supper The 17ih birthday of Barbara Jean Saliba, daughter of Mrs. Jack Saliba. was observed last night with a steak supper at the Saliba re.s- taurant for 17 schoolmates. The guests were seated at individual tables with miniature china figurines marking each guests' place. Following supper, the large birthday cake, topped with "Happy Birthday Barbara" was cut by the horioree and served with tee cream. Gifts were presented the guest of honor after which the group participated In the spring niusic festival at the high school. Mrs. Saliba, mother of the hon- orec, directed the evening's activities. Red and White Party Honors La Petite, Guests Red and white were the colors used throughout the decorations and table appointments of the dessert bridge honoring La Petite Club and two guests yesterday. Mr.s. N'eal Oesell was-hostess for the atfair in an entertaining room of the Country Club. Mrs. F. W. \vhitnnr and Mrs. C. C. Councille were the club guests. A low bowl, filled with iris and greenery decorated the room. Miniature cornucopias brimming with lilies of the valley and scarlet ro.-es. suggestive of the color scheme, centered the Individual tables at which the group was seated. In the game, Mrs. Wlr.tncr won high score. Mrs. Councille second high and Mrs. O. S. Crowell, bridgo. Miss Bc'tlc Joanne Dyer Miss Dyer Engaged lo Iharolcl Galloway The announcement of the engagement and approaching marriage of Miss I3ctte Joanne Dyer to Thai-old Galloway of Manila, Is made today by the bride-elect's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Dyer of Armorel. Miss Dyer was graduated from Armorel High School and until recently was employed at Montgomery Wards In Blytheville. Mr. Galloway attended Manila High School and Is a veteran of three years service with the air corps. He served twenty months duty In the Philippine Islands. He is now engaged in farming near Manila. The wedding will be performed June 2 in Manila. Mrs. Whitis Entertains Group al Country Club Members of the Tri-Town Bridge Club, La Nueve and guests were honored yesterday afternoon when Mrs. Newton Whitis entertained with a dessert bridge at the Country Club. Individual tnbtas were arranged in the reorn in which the afternoon was spent ill bridge, with bud vases filled witli mixed spring flowers lopping each table. Harmonizing bouquets were placed around the room. ilsh score for the game was won ay Mrs. Garrard Cauciill with Mrs. Coleman Stevens, Jr., winning second high. Guest high was won by Mra. Dan H. Bell. Mrs. Robert Jontz of Memphis, :io«seguest of Mr. and Mrs. J. Merrill .Jontz, was an out of town guests. 'Day of Play" Honors Service Auxiliary Adhering to the old adage. "All work and no play makes Jack a dull toy," members of the Blytheville Junior Service Auxiliary met yesterday at the Country "club for a day of play. Mrs. Alvln Huffman Jr., Mrs. W. A. Affllck and Mrs James Terry were hostesses to the group. To get the party started, the old party game. "Musical chairs" was played with Mrs. Freeman Robinson winning. . A picnic hox lunch was held on the club lawn after which Mrs. Oscar FciKiler conducted a short business -session. The group spent the remainder of the afternoon in bridge with high score being won by Mrs. Karris McCalla and Mrs. Lindscy Ginin. second high. The group is celebrating their first birthday this year. It was announced that the auxiliary has served over 2000 hours in volunteer work, and that over 1000 children have been tested in Blvthcvillc schools for eye defects by the Auxiliary vision machine. Al Pne Hosnitals Blytheville Hospitals Dismissed: Mrs. John Stout. Bragg city. J. 13. Holly, Steelc. Hairy L. Sansom, Citv. Mrs. Ernest Askuc, City. Remember her (Ills Sunday with the nicest gift of all. . .lovely flowers. Clioosu from a wide .selection of cut flowers and polled plants.. .or arli- ficiiil wreaths if your mother is nol living. And for church on Sunday—don't forget the red or while rose or carnation. FLOWER MART BLYTHEVILLE Memphis Hiway Telephone G002 Mrs. Tyrone With Surprise Feted Party Mrs. John Tyrone was honored Monday niBlH willi a surprise birth- day-bunco party observing her birthday. Mrs. H. C. Blankenship wns hostess al her home on Kentucky to the three tables of guests attending (he affair. Lev/ bowls holding mixed spring /lowers decorated the entertaining room In which the evening was spent In playing bunco. Harmonizing bouquets were placed throughout the home. Durlns 'he evening, high score was won by Dcenya Blankenship, low by Mrs. Hurry Begun and bun- co by Mrs. N. H. Humphrey. Gifts were presented Mrs. Tyrone from the group after which the hostess served a sandwich plate with iced drinks. Bits of News Mrs. Robert Jonlz of Memphis Is visiting here as guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. Merrill Jontz. Condition of Mrs. Clyde Taylor, who underwent a major operation yesterday at St. Joseph Hospital in Memphis. L5 reported satisfactory. Her daughter, Mrs. William Bass of Cornlth. Miss., is with her. Mr. and Mrs. Willis Nfarch or Memphis are the guests of their daughter. Mrs. David Mitchell and Mr. Mitchell. Mr. and Mrs. March will return home Sunday. Mrs. Lois Blankenship and son, Kenneth of West Memphis, liave re- inrned to their home after visiting :iere as guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Blankenship and family and other •datives. Miss Wilma Counter Is confined to her home on Kenwood Drive with a virus infection. Mr. and Mrs. Dcwcy Sheppard and daughters, Bonnie and Vailima, of Del], have returned from Paris, <y., where they visited as gue.sts of Mr. Shephard's brother, R. o. Shep- icrd. while there they also attended the Kentucky Derby in Louis- 'ille. They were accompanied on ho trip by Charley Ruth Blanken- iiiip also of Dell. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Roland and daughter, Sharon, are spending today In Memphis. Condition of Harry I,. Snnsom. who was dismissed this morning from Blytlieville Hospital, is reported satisfactory. Mr. Sansom Is now t his home on Kentucky. YWA, Guests Meet In Wilder Home • Mrs. Wondrow Wilder entertained 14 members and one guest of the YWA. of Calvary Baptist Church Moodily night at her home for the regular meeting. Jcaneltc Michael was the group's guest. Miss Jean Norman opened the meeting with prayer, after which a window program, "Qotl On The Airways," was presented. Following the program. Mrs. Wilder closed the meeting with prayer. Band Mothers Install Officers Band Mother officers for 1950-51 were installed Monday night at the regular meeting of the group In the Home Economics Cottage at the Tlgh school, with Mrs. Jerry Hcarn )elnp installed as president. Others taking office were Mrs, toady Eaton, vice president; Mrs. E. M. Holt, secretary; and Mrs. Abe Kinningham, treasurer. Committee chairmen named to Baptist Circles Hold Meetings Members and guests of Circles of tlio First Baptist Church met Monday afternoon In members homes for the regular meeting. Mrs. Shelburne Brewer entertained eight members and one guest of Circle One. The opening prayer was given by Mrs. Roy Head after which Mrs. Alvln Huffman, Jr., taught the lesson, Mrs. Brewer led the closing prayer. Circle Two met at the home of Mrs. C. L. McWatcrs, Sr., with 15 members present. Mrs. Kendall Berry opened the meeting with prayer. The lesson was taught by Mrs. C. 6. Lemons after which Mrs. Ted King di.sml.vcd the meeting with prayer. Ten members of Circle Three met nt the home of Mrs. E. I,. Hale with Mrs, Mnrvln Razor opening the meeting with prayer. Tlie lesson was presented by Mrs. Waller Bishop after which Iho meeting was adjourned with prayer led by Mrs. Theodore Logan. Group repealing of the watchword and ilie Lord's Prayer was used to open the meeting of Circle Four at the II. E. Van Hooser home. Mrs. C. W. Affllck spoke to the group concerning the famous cathedrals shi visited during her tour of Europe some months aRo. Mrs, T. II. H"vncs closed the meeting with prayer. Mrs, T. C. Brannmn was hostess to 11 members of Circle Five. Mrs. Pearl Hires opened the meeting with prayer followed bv the lesson, which was taught by Mrs. W. Marlon Williams Mrs. George Ingram closed thp meeting with prayer. Mrs. M. P. Wimblsh was guest with 10 members of Circle Five who met at the home of Mrs. R. L. Thompson. Mrs. J, W. Rayder led the oocnlng prayer after which Mrs. Wimbish taught the lesson. Mrs. Johnny Horncr closed the meeting with prayer. At the conclusion of cacti meeting, the hostess served refreshments. Circles Study 'Family Altars' "Family Alters" was the theme of the circle meetings of Circles One, Two and Five cf Calary Baptist Church, when the groups met Mon- rtay afternoon in homes of the members. Mr.s. W. F. O'Nenl was hostess to member.s of Circle One and one guest, Mrs. Clyde O'Neal. Mrs, O'Neal presided oer the meeting during which Mrs. Buck Germany led in prayer and presented the tle- otional. Those participating'in the program discussions were Mrs. Maxlc, Mrs. O'Neal. Mrs. Henry McCain. The meeting was adjourned with circle prayer. Mrs. Jack Woods met as a new member with Circle Two, when Mr.s. Carra Pruitt was hostess to the £rraup. Guests attending the meeting were Mrs. Lehman Boimrfs. Mrs. Grace Cochran, Mrs. Joe klns, Mrs, Fred Bowen, Mrs. DcWitt McDacle, Mrs. W. H. McCalley. Mrs. Wat kins opened the meeting with prayer after which Mrs. H, J. F-w- dren presented the dootional. Mrs. Darryl Lunsford was program lender, with Mrs. Sam McGhee, Mr.s. J. W. Tomllruon. Mrs. James Rambo, and Mr.s. Jack Atiawny participating In the discussion. Mrs. Bounds closed the meeting with prayer. Mrs. Howard Casher was hastens to members of Circle Five am] one new member. Mrs. Ernest Ray. Mrs. Luclan Gaines opened the meeting with prayer after which Mrs. Vernon Gean presided over the meeting. Mrs. Goan directed the program with Mrs. Wood row Wilder, Mrs. Betty Connell, Mrs. Reba Priest participating. Prayers were offered by Mrs. Eric Hall and Mrs Lois Mart. At the conclusion of each mooting, the hostesses served refreshments. —Courier News Photo 25-VKAR ITA MEMBERS—Six 25 year PTA members were honored yesterday at the final meeting of the .senior high PTA for the current school year. A tea feting the group was given In the Home Economics Cottage. Honorees are (left to right, seated) Miss Monta Hughes, Miss Rosa Hardy, Mrs. J. E. Halsell ami Mrs. W. W. Booker. Standing are Miss Luna B. WJlhelm (left) and Mrs. Jack Robertson., Six 25-Year Members Complimented At Meeting, Tea Climaxing Senior High PTA Program for 1949-50 Term serve were hospitality, Mrs. Ray Hall and Mrs. L. E. Bnker; progrnin, Mrs. Charles McDaniel; publicity, Mrs. R. L. Dedman; historian, Mr.s, Shields Edwnrtls; telephone, Mrs. Charles Booker. Mother' There's a different Daniel Green FOR EVERY TIME OF DAY Our slock of Daniel Green slippers offers a'wide selection of styles for every kind of indoor wear. .. Conifys for the bedroom . . . Sturdy low-heeled slippers for 'round tlio house. And smart "dress-up" slvlcs for afternoon or evening. Tho.y'rc made to fit your fool, too, and to give you real support. Come in and see them and try tlicm on. I S M O E S I The nun] meeting of the senior high school PTA for the current school year was held yesterday afternoon, highlighted by a tea honoring six in embers of the group who have bren members for twenty-live con.secut'vc years. (jn^ts of honor were Miss Rosa Hauly, Miss Luna Wllhelm, Mfss Mont a Hughes. Mrs. J. E. Halsell, Mrs. W. W. Booker and Mrs. Jack RobortfiDii, "For If Ye Love Them" was the topic of (ho. address presented by Mr.s. H. C. Bush to open the program. "If we would make brotherhood a controlling force In our lives, not jii-fc for tjne week but everyday, we would find new faith In ourselves and our neighbors" Mrs, Bush said. The afternoon devotional was presented by Mrs. George Ingrain after whinh a report on the recently held state PTA convention WHS given. The report was presented In the form of a skit. partici- I paling were Mr.s. Shield Edwards,' Mrs. Je,sse M. White, Mr;. R. E. Van Hooser, Mrs. Vance Kentier- son, Mrs. Harry Bradley and Mrs. Ei'ford Young. | In the business session. Mrs Young, president, presented a sum- I mary of the ^rouo's projects for the years. Completed projects listed were one file membership, three delegates to the state convention. 593 spent for literature, and n rift of .silver and elaraware to the Hnme Economics Cottnge. The concluding project was the annual senior banquet given recently. I Mrs Young also announced that the PTA had received superior rating for the years work, an honor he- stowed on 30 s out of (he 500 PTA j unit- of the state. Thn group n'.so • received membership in the "50"' club. i The 25 year members were introduced to the group, after which Mr.s. R. L. Dedman pave a history of the PTA. The 25fh anniversary of the PTA is being observed throughout the naticm. An installation service for the 1950-51 officers was conducted by Mrs. Cecil Lowe, past president. Mrs. Harry Fritzius presented the candidates to Mrs. LOVTP. Officers include: pesident, Mrs. B u i o r d Young, who was renamed for the office: first vice-president, Mrs. O. W. ConpedKe; second vice-president, Miss Monta Hughes: secretary, Mrs. Jesse M, White; treasurer, Mr?. Jerry Hearn; and historian, Mr.s. Aubrey Boyd. Musical selections were presented by Ruth Hale, who played for the ceremony prelude. Attendance prize was presented the senior class. Immediately following, the 25 year members and senior mothers, were feted with a tea in the Home* Economics Cottage. The 25-year members composed the receiving line, and each was presented a Dutch iris corsage in the PTA colors, blue and yellow, and a gift. Ench senior mother wns presented a single red rose. Party foods were served from a refreshment table which was overlaid with a outwork cloth and centered with a silver bowl filled with iris, daisies and loops of greenery. Shirley King and Kntherine Martin presided over the table. A table set with the stiver, glassware nnd china bought by the PTA for the department, was on display. Also shown was the historian's scrap book, and state convention mater-] ials. ' ' j Mrs. Rupert Crafton, hospitality chairman and Mrs. R, L. Dedman, assistant chairman, directed the, affair. Miss Betty Wilson and Miss Mary Delia White represented the Home Economics Department. Special guests attending were Mr.s. Harry Bradley, 1950-51 Lange PTA president; Mrs. Vance Henderson. 1950-51 Sudbury PTA president and Mrs. Lowe. "Moses' Prayers" Studied by Circles "Moses 1 Prayers" were studied by members and guests of Circles of the First Presbyterian Church when group meetings were held in mem- 1 bcrs homes Monday afternoon. Mrs. II. H. Houchins and Mrs. F. n. Underwood entertained 15 metnbers of Circle One at-2:30 p. m. at the Houchins home. Mrs, H. T. Kidd led in prayer with Mrs. S. E. Tune presenting the program for the afternoon. Mrs. Walter Hay presided over the business session. Two guests. Mrs. O. W. Dilla- hunly and Mrs. Max Walters, met with 19 members of Circle Two. when C. C. Councille and Mrs. Gene Bradley were hostesses. Mrs. R. L. Johnson was program leader. A business session was conducted by Mrs. C. M. Gray following the program's conclusion. Circle Three with 13 members present met at the home of Mrs. H. C. Patterson with Mrs. William Young co-hostess! Mrs. J. E. Beasley, assisted by Mrs. Elerman Carleton, presented the program, Mrs Patton conducted the business session. Mrs. Robert Logan and Mrs. Hugh Hudson entertained 15 members and one guest, Mrs, G. W. Dillahunty. o[ Circle Four at the Logan home at 8 p.m. Mrs. Hudson presented the program topic after which Mrs. Elbert Huffman conducted the business session. Circle Three with 12 members CHOOSE THE BEST. TO PROTECT YOUR FURS & WOOLENS The finest protection at the lowest rates in lily- tlievillc. As a member of the Certified Cold Fur Storage Association we can guarantee you posi- livc protection for your furs and woolens ... insurance against fire, Iheft, moths, mildew, etc. Yes. get the best storage. Call RlytliGville Laundry ... -I IIS ... for prompt pickup service. PHONE 4418 BLYTHEVILLE STEAM LAUNDRY-CUEANERS Summer Roundup ~ Be Held To A summer health round up for all pre-school children who will attend Lange school next fall will be held tomorrow at 1 p.m. at the Mississippi County rleaHh Unit. Dr. Louis Hubener will be the physician in charge. PTA members to assist with the roundup will be Mrs. Robert L. Wade. Jr.. Mrs. J. L. Austin, Mrs. Paul Human and Mrs. LeRoy Huddles ton. Program Meeting He'd by Circles BWC Circles Three and Pour of Calvary Baptist Church met last night at the church for a program —Royal Service meeting. Mrs. Mable Lunsford opened the meeting with prayer after which a program for raising funds for a WMU building was presented. Those participating in the program were Mrs. Ltician Oaines, Mrs. L. C. Rollison, Mrs. J. D. Widner, Mrs. Vernon Gean and Mrs. Lunsford. Mrs. Howard Caldwell. program chairman, directed the Royal Service program following, with Mrs. Jim Ross, Mrs.' Hubert Polsgrove and Mrs. Caldwell presenting dis- and three guests present met at the E. B. Thomas home with Mrs. S. B. Tiuie progra- i leader. Mrs. E. S. Spradley presided over the business session. , At the conclusion of each meeting, the hostesses served refresh- in ent-s. ' cusslons. Mrs. Raymond Belknap prexnted the devotional ifter which Mr«. Hubert Polsgrove, circle chairman, conducted a business session. The meeting was closed with prayer led by Mrs. Widner. Cterfes Sicfcfond Frances GiffoftT Selected Short Subjects GEM Air-Conditioned Last Times Today — Double Feature — M-G-M'k vkile romantic LARK GABLE-AlfXISSMU Thursday & Friday — Double Feature — [JUDY \ GARLAND *> JOHNSON I 'IN THE GOOD v \ OLD SUMMERTIME- > -1^__ "' nCHHKOLOM • • wAtNet KOS: •• NlGHTUNTONlGfll The perfect Graduation Gif . . .Theater Ticket Books t attend the Rosy or Gem.. $2.50 MOTHER'S DAY NEXT SUNDAY ^stockings by MOJUD You know she'll be pleased to receive nylons. But when she sees the Alojud name she'll know you cht'se the finest. Mojud stockings cling like a scent, wear like a charm because they're proportioned for tall, medium or short women. Just tell us her size and we'll show you a Mother's Day gift that can't miss...Mojud Stockings. from 1.50 FEINBERG'S

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,100+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free