The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 16, 1950 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 16, 1950
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MAY 18, 1950 jane She!tun, Society Editor Fhon* 4461 Slimmer Fashion Shown By 14 Local Models Summer fashions were the theme of the fashion shows presented Saturday at Montgomery Wnrd, in which 14 models from Blyltieville participated. The two-hour shows, staged at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., were under the direction of Mrs, R. P. Kerbough, head of the fashions department. Dresses for every occasion, sport togs, and bathing suits were shown. Models included Misses Jean Shelton, Jane Wallace. Peggy Zach- Hry, Bonita Slankard. Louise Overman, Mildred Cable, Eunice Smothers and Betty Wilson and the following young matrons: Mrs. Fred Philbrook, Mrs. Carl Blockard, Mrs. Herman May, Mrs. T. J. Little, Mrs. Harvey Wallace and Mrs. Jessie Bombola.sfei. An Iriiprovised stage, decorated with red roses and evergreen, was S3t up in the fashion department and the models were seen there before moving to the show windows at the front of the store for more modeling. » * • Piano Recital I'eatures ' Duets, Trios, Soloists Thirty - five beginner, advanced and intermediate piano students of Miss Minnie Lee Jones are to be presented In a spring recital at 8 p.m. Thursday night at the High S:hool •Auditorium. The mixed program will Include duets, trio and solo numbers and vocal numbers by W. D. Rodden. Pupils to be presented ""are Ray Johnson, H. L. Rosamond, Mary Jane Droke, Sally McCutchen, Mary Ann Fisher, Pat Willlngham, Joyce Ingram, Billy Haney, Beauton Stal- llngj, Bertha Ann Gaines, Vanita Crump, Melba Fisher, Ann Seny, Joyce Steele, Pat Henry, Carolyn Belew and Mona Joy aalnes, all of Blytheville. Mary Jo Hampton. Jackie Goggins, Joseph Little, Jane Little, Ann Nell, Barbara McGormick, Bonnie Duvall and Violet Jones, all of Holland, Mo.; Leannette Jackson and Anna Jackson of Steele, Mo., Catherine Stinnett of the alrbase; Bob Dallas from Huffman; Hugh Don Ashmore and Ruth Ann Ashmore, both or Armorel; Bob Duffer of Burdette; Shirley Dlllard and Elizabeth Dillard from Luxora, and Elizabeth White of Half Moon. • • * Dessert Bridge for T. L. E. At Mrs. Otto Scrape Home Mrs. Dick Walson and Mrs. W. J. Cupples were guests of the T. L. E. Bridge.Club, which met last night at the.home or Mrs. otto Scrape. In 'the.' bridge games, which followed, a dessert course, Mrs. W. E. Cherery won high score, Mrs. Cup- pies, second high, and Mrs. Jerry Scrape, bridgo. • » • Mrs. Saliba Is Hostess At Episcopal Meeting Mrs. Fred S. Saliba was hostess yesterday at her home to members of St. Anne's Guild of the Woman's Auxiliary of St. Stephens Episcopal Church. The organizational meeting was attended by seven members, who recommended the appointment of Mrs. J. D, McDowell as guild chairman. They also elected Mrs. Henry Hoyt of Leachville as secretary, and Mrs, John F. Field as program chairman for the group, who plan to meet once each month for a study course. Refreshments were served during tfie social hour. • t » Past Matrons, Patrons Meet. At Shrine Club Mr. and Mrs. Holland Aiken were host and, hostess Friday night at the Shrine Club to members of the Past Matrons and Past Patrons club. Twenty-two members were present for the covered dish supper, served buffet style from a long table covered with ? linen cloth. A centerpiece for the table was fashioned from say Summer garden flowers. Following a brief business session, rook was played, with high score prize for the ladies going to Mrs. N. W. Kyle, high for the men to Dr. J. A. Raliba. and rooko to Mrs. Raleigh Sylvester. • • • Mrs. E. M. Terry Hosless To Executive Council Mrs, John McHaney presented the worship program for the executive board of the Woman's Council of the First Christian Church yesterday al the meeting at the home of Mrs. E. M. Terry. During the business session, presided over by Mrs. C. A. Tant. president, committee reports were made The organization's benediction adjourned the meeting. Mrs. Henry Young Guest With Lake Street WSCS There were 12 members and one guest, Mrs, Henry Young, present for (he regular meeting of the Women's Society of Christian Service of the Lake Street Methodist Church conducted yesterday at the church. During the business session, plan for the a 11-day barbecue to be con ducted on May 18 by the men of ttu Lake Street Church were discussed Mrs. C. C. Shambltn gave the devotional and Mrs. tvcrson Morris the dismissal prayer. Layette Shower Honors Mrs. Kyle Jackson Mrs. Kyle Jackson was guest of honor at a layette shower Thursday at the home of Mrs. Charles Smith, with Mrs. Smith. Mrs. O. B. Prnzcr and Mrs. Forrest Jarrett, hostesses. Decorations were centered about a stork In a pink and blue ruffled bassinet filled with gifts for the honorce. In the bingo games during the evening, the prizes were miscellaneous baby gifts, which were presented to Mrs. Jackson. Interior floral decorations, table decorations, and refreshments carried out the pink and blue color scheme. • « • Yarbro Church Group Meets at Thompson Home Mrs. Leroy Henry was elected to the Board of Christian Education yesterday at n meeting of the Woman's Society of Christian Service at t>>« Yarbro Methodist Church. Mrs. Robert Thnmnson was hostess lo the 28 members and one guest, Miss Joan Buckncr. who attended. The theme of the program wns "Christianizing Our Home" and those participating Included: Mrs. Calvin Hotlingsworth and Mrs. Gene McGulrc. A social hour was held following the program. • * • Seniors Are Motored By S. S. Class Members Mtss Patsy Chitwood and Miss Susie Crafton. both members of the 1950 senior class of BlytheviMe High School, were complimented Sunday night when the Golden Rule Sunday School ClaM of first Christian Church entertained for them at the church. The party was held during the social hour which followed the regular meeting of the Christian Youth Fellowship group at the church. Refreshment were served a»d each of the guests of honor was presented a gift. Mrs. J. O. Ellis, Sr., Is teacher of the class. • + • 90th Birthday Observed Sunday by J. A. Croney More than 150 friends and relatives called Sunday at the Walt Croney home at Hightower to con- grat.ilatc Mr. Croney's father. J. A. Croney, who was celebrating' his SOSh birthday. A buffet dinner was served the guests, who included manv from Missouri, Tennessee, Illinois and Michigan. • ' * . • Mrs. Blackwell Hosless To G.E.O. Bridge Club Mrs. Johnson Blackwell was host- ass to the weekly dessert bridge for the G.E.O. Club at her home last night. Mrs. Joe Evrard was high scorer in the bridge games, with Miss Jettye Glair Huffman winning second high, and Mrs. James Rogers bridgo. Roses and spring flowers were used In the recorations. * * . • School Mothers Outline Plans for Promotion Picnic Fifteen mothers representing the eight elementary schools In the Blytheville School System outlined plans for the annual Sixth Grade Promotion Picnic at a meeting with Miss Winnie Virgil Turner, elementary school supervisor, at Sudbury school yesterday. The picnic is to be conducted at Walker Park May 23 with children Irom the sixth grades at Central, Clear Lake, Lahge. Lone Oak. Number Nine, Promised Land, Sudbury and Ynrbro participating. Marvin Hart, principal at Number Nine. J. T Simpson, principal at Lone Oak, Shelby McCook, principal at Clear Lake, and J. p. Garrott, supervisor ol the Blvthcvillc "Y." are to be in charge of the game.s. Mothers working out the plans ire Mrs. H. C. Patton. Jr.. Mrs. Fred Copeland, Mrs. James T. hrook. Mrs. John Deal, Mrs. Paul Jobe, and Mrs. H. W. Wylle of Langc; Mrs. D. E. Wlmberl'y and Mrs. Garrett Abbott of Yarbro: Mrs. E. B. Palmer from Central; and Mrs. W H. Caldwell, Mrs Tim Estcs. Mrs. Harry Weedman, Mrs. Bits of News Mr. and Mrs. Tom w. Jackson re spending a two-week vacation with relatives In Illinois and Indiana. Mr. and Mrs, H. B. Wright spent Sunday in Earlc, as guests of her ister, Mrs. Albert Forehand. They ;ere Joined there by Mrs. Wright's ..lotlier, Mrs. w. L. Wages, of Memphis. They nlso visited briefly In - • ' 'of Mrs. Harry W. Haines and Mrs. Harry A. Haines are spending today 11 Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Farnsworth Nelta Jack Flowen finite. Jean Kcagiin • (Salutatorlan) (Valedictorian) Dottle Jean Reagan, daughter of Mr and Mrs Lee Reagan who "" brothcr '! Jlve nt the «"•'»»» housing quarters, was named valedictorian of Gosnell H W> School's 1950 graduating class yesterday. Miss Keagan had a cum- •ilatlve grade point of 2.4, and her closest competitor, Nella Jack Flow- Black •ere in Memphis Saturday for the Cotton Carnival, In which their daughter, Miss Dotty Black, served as Duly of the Realm from Blylhc- ville. Miss lack, a senior at Van- dcrbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., now has returned to school. Miss Billie Jane Rodgers. a sophomore at university of Missouri,; Oxford, has been elected president' of her national musical fraternity, Sigma Alpha Iota. Miss Rodgers.' daughter of 'Jr. and Mrs. w. J. Rodgers, of Blytheville also -will represent her chapter at the national fraternity convention in Chicago in August. Miss Juanita Eberdt, a student at Ilendrix College, Conway. spent the weekend here with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Gus Eberdt. Mrs. J. C. Ellis, Jr., mid children. ary and Janle, and Mrs. Homer Wilson are spending today In Memphis. The Rev. and Mrs. w. J. Pltzhugh and family have as their (rest for few days the Rev. William C. Johnson o f Stuttgart, a former classmate of the Rev. Mr. Fitzhugh at University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn. Mrs. J. Stanley Gresley and son. John, returned Sunday night from a visit In Memphis and Sewanee. Tenn., and Jackson, Miss. Mrs. W. A. Black of Vicksburg. Miss., Is spending two weeks here guest of her son.' Farnsworth Black. Mrs, John F. Field is spending several days in Helena, as guest of ler mother, Mrs. Malcolm Von- deraul. Mrs. M. F, Day of Blytheville Left today for Jackson, Mo., to visit tier sister, Mrs. G. L,. Heyde. She will return to Blytheville on Thursday or Friday. \ .; , The Rev. E. C. Brown, pastor of the First Baptist Church, was dismissed from Blytheville Hospital today. He was admitted yesterday and his condition today was improved. Mr. and Mrs. George Wiggs were week-end guests of relatives at Dresden, Tenn. They were accompanied as, far as Newbern, Tenn., by Miss Florence Moore, who visited her sister th_ere. Jimmy Lowe, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. "Cecil Lowe and a student at Washington University at St. Louis, was a Mother's Day guest of his parents and brother, Jerry Lowe. Mr. and Mrs. . Lowe, Jerry, Mrs. Lowe's mother, Mrs. M. T. Moon, and Mr. Lowe's mother, Mrs. O. A. Lowe of Millington, Tenn., motored Jimmy to St. Louts Sunday. Out-of-town visitors who were in Blytheville for the funeral services of Mrs. Z. M McGhee, conducted Snturrday at the Holt Funeral Home were: Mrs. Alia Coleman of Memphis, M. H. Coleman and children, Miss Joan Coleman and Phil Coleman, nil of Byhalla, Miss.; Mr and Mrs. Edwin Ward and daughter of Ackcrman, Miss., Mrs. Willard Collier and Mrs. Anne Sugg of Chester, Miss.; Mrs. S. L. Wilson of Mer- Igold, Miss.; James McGhee of New Iberia, La., Mr. and Mrs, Wesson McOhec and sons of Essex, Mo.; and Mr. and Mrs. Claude McGhee of Dexter, Mo. They have returned lo their homes. Mrs. Charles Crlgger returned yesterday from Fayetteville where she spent the Mother's Day week-end with her son. Charles Crigger III, a student at the University of Arkansas. Mr. and Mrs. Panl R. Oreenwcll will leave Monday for Maiden, Mo to make their home. Mr. Green well, who Is connected with the Ark- Mo Power Company, has been transferred to the company's new power plant nt Campbell, Mo Buford Young, a student at Southwestern, Memphis, has returned to school after a weekend E. M. Holt, Mrs. George Stilwcll and Mrs. Robert Ray White, from Sudbury. 30th Annual May Breakfast for WSCS Tomorrow at First Methodist Church Women representing seven circles*—. H the Woman's Society of Christian Service at the First Methodist Armnrpl W f\A Church today were completing plans ' vl ' ' """ cl ' " • '"' for the 30th annual May Breakfast MQ+- td be held tomorrow at the Church. ''*- ' Soon otter sunrise,-at 6 a.m., the tloors to the breakfast feast will be opened and serving will continue until 9:30. The circlu members tomorrow will ilon aprons and turn waitress, buff girls and cooks, and present plans are for serving as many as BOO, the ers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. a. G. Flowers, 708 Moultrie Drive, had a 2.39 average. number they served last year. Features Biscuits An outstanding feature of the breakfast, which has been an event In Blytheville for the past 30 Mays, is the biscuits of Mrs. John Feath- crston. She will make the biscuits for the 29th time tomorrow. One year she was In the hospital and had to forego her duties. The funds from the breakfast this year will go toward equipping the new church sanctuary now' under construction. Merchants Give Food Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt Is general chairman for tomorrow's breakfast Other committee members are Mrs. C. A. Cunningham, chairman of food solicitation; Mrs. M. G. Goodwin, chairman of ticket sales; Mrs. J. W Adams, Jr., dining room hostess. The food for the breakfast is donated by the members of the Woman's Society of Christian Service and the local merchants. visit here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Buford Young. Mrs.;D. M. Cutler had as he guests over the weekend her daughter. Mrs. Carl E. Bailey! Jr., and Mr. Bailey of Little Rock. Mrs. Bailey Is spending the week here with her mother. Members of me Armorel Women's Missionary Society of the Armorel Baptist Church met yesterday afternoon at the church for a Royal Seivice program. Seventeen were present for the meeting which was opened with repetition of the watchword tor the year. Mrs. S. H Rebstock led In prayer and the devotional was presented by Mrs. Charles Brown, Mrs. Frank May and Mrs. Ira Dickson. The program. In the form if a playlet entitled "Invisible Bridges," was directed by Mrs. Roy White. Participating were Mrs. Henry Berry. Mrs Adrian Russell, Mrs. Otis Webb. Mrs. Clifford Elliott, Mrs. May and Mrs. N. C. Patterson. Following a hymn sung group, closing prayer was by Mrs. Btard. W.S.C.S. Program Includes Studies, Three Luncheons Circle meetings In homes of the various members were held yesterday afternoon by women of the W.S.C.S. of First Methodist Church. Mrs. Bernard Gooch was'hostess to 17 members of Circle One,'when Mrs. R. H. Arensmeler was a guest. Mrs. W. T. Rainwater gave the study course, and the hostess served refreshments during'the social hour. Circle Two met at the.home of Mrs. Paul Pryor, with Mrs. B. P. Kigcr and Mrs. L. E. Baker as co- hcste.sses. Ten meml>ers were present to hear the study course led by Mrs. Baker Refreshments were served at the conclusion of the program. Mrs. Byron Moore entertained members of Circle Three with a 1 o'clock luncheon, when Mrs. Clint Caldwell was a guest. The 15 members present were led In the devotional by Mrs. Jack Flnley Robinson, and Mrs. John Foster taught the study course. A I o'clock luncheon was given by Mrs. W. A. Afflick at her home for 10 members of Circle Four. Mrs. Elton Klrby gave the devotional. Mrs. Clara Davis and Mrs. John Deal were co-hostesses to 19 mem- nt Circle Five at the Davis bmic. when Mrs. W. W Atkenhroil of Little Rock presented the study course. Refreshments were served. Mrs. H. C. Brsh entertained 17 members of Circle Six. together with three euests. Mrs. Roy I~ Bagley, Mrs. W A. Callawav and Mrs Ernest Roe. with a 1 o'clock luncheon. Mrs. P. D. Foster Rave the devotional and Mrs. John Miles Miller conducted the study course. Baptist W.M.U. Meets At Church A Royal Service program on the topic "Publish Glad Tidings" was presented yesterday afternoon at the regular meeting of the W.M.U. of First Baptist Church. Held at the chhrch, members of Circle five were in charge of htc program under direction of Mrs. T. C. Eiran- num. The meeting was opened by the president, Mrs. Ted King, who lead the group In repenting the watchword for the year and singing the hymn of (he year. Mrs. Jim Grafton lead In prayer prior to the program, in which Mrs, George In- firinn, Mrs. Kmil Damon. Mrs. C. E. Edds and Mrs. Robert McHaney participated. Special music presented by C. S. White, educational director for the church, who was accompanied on the piano by Mrs. White. Prayers were offered by Mrs. M. W, Lewis and Mrs. Fred Regans to conclude the meeting. by the offered Al The Hosnirals Blylhcvllle Hospital Dismissed: The Rev. E. C. Brown, city. Mrs. W. E. Auten and baby city Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. B. G. Grant and baby, city. Mrs. Jim DeJarnatt and baby, airbase. Mrs. Max Logan, city. Mrs. Thomas Staton, city. Mrs. H. R. Smart and baby, city Elmer Richardson, cltv Mrs. H. H. Blaylock and baby, city. Mrs. Marvin Harper and babv Steele, Mo. M. L. Hawkins, city. S. V. Sebaugh, city. Mrs. Orvillc Johnson and babv city. Half Moon Church Continues Revival The revival which began at the Half Moon Assembly of God Church last Sunday is continuing throughout this week. The pastor, the Rev. Martin Reagan, said the special services maj be extended for an additional week The Rev. Martin Oxford is con- Birthday Party Held Yesterday By Presbyterians The women of the Presbyterian Church met at 2:30 yesterday afternoon for their annual "birthday Party" In the social rooms of the church. The program, "With Lighted Minds and Hearts," was presented by Mrs. R. F. Klrshner, assisted by Mrs. Neal Oesell. Mrs. Gesell discussed "Tex - Mex," Presbyterian mission school for Mexicans located in Texas, and In this connection a birthday offering for carrying on student work there was received. Preceding the program, Mrs. G. W. Dillahunty. president, presided over the business meeting, when plans were made for a senior break- faat and the dally vacation Bible School. The Senior Breakfast is to be conducted Friday morning at 7:30 o'clock, and the Bible School will be conducted the week beginning May 29. Mrs. Monroe - Grain also asked that the group contribute good used clothing to be "sent overseas as a part of the group's world missions work, of which she Is chairman. It was also voted to send a delegate to the Christian Conference of Negro Women to be conducted In Our Telephone Number 4438 Shelton Motor Co. Try Our "Taste Treat Of the Month" De/ic/oui Cherry Cocoanut Pineapple WOODS DRUG A. LIFE STRTDK . . . natural linen, brown calf trim, instep strap . . . §8.95. B. TWEEDIKS . . . \vhoal Bank- kok, a audit! wood calf trim, .sling pump . . . ?11.95. Bags to Match . . . Hosiery to Harmonize Little Rock, June 21-30. Hostess for the social hour were Mrs. R. L. Banister, Mrs. B. S. Simmons and Mrs. H, C. Layson. Coming Events Social Calendar Tuesday American Legion Auxiliary meeU at the Legion Hilt at 8 p.m. Alpha Alpha Chapter of BeU Sigma Phi meets at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. R. A. Lipscomb, 501 Marr Street. Mrs. Earl Stover, co-hostess. First Methodist Church Circle No. 7 meets with Mrs. T. H. Caraway at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. Ralph Wafler hostess to Ep. sllon Sigma Alpha sorority at 8 p.m. American Legion Auxiliary mpVifc* at the Hut at 1:30 p.m. V Program Playlet Given By W.M.U. , Members of Circles One, Two and Five of the Calvary Baptist W.M.U. met yesterday at the church for a program playlet. Present were 26 members and five visitors, Mrs. Travis McGee, Mrs.' Jack Tapp, Mrs. Travis McCain, Mrs. Roland Davis and Ms. Clarence Tutor. Mrs. Luclnn Gaines presided over the brief business session which followed the opening hymn, and Mrs. P. H. Jernlgan presented the devotional. Mrs. Henry McCain directed the play in which the following members participated: Mrs. Elmo Council, Mrs. Inez Gentry, Mrs. Elva Beacham, Mrs. Buck Germany and Mrs. W. F. O'Nell. The meeting was closed with a hymn, and prayer lead by Mrs. Jim England. ducting services each night at 7:45. Special singing is featured. PIT BAR-B-Q An Ole Time Lake Street Methodist Church THURSDAY „ M4Y1 ° Generous Barbecue Plate only — Tickets Being Sold — Or Get Yours at Church :30-2:00; 5:00-9 $1.00 re AIR CONDITION ED The Ideal Graduation Gift! Give Ticket Books to Attend the Roxy or Gem Theater $2.50 ecu Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts al Z:00 P.M. Cont. Showing Every Day • Today Only BOOM TOWN THRItlSr Rod CAMERON rBonitaBRANVUlf DoflCASUE Selected Short Subjects Wednesdoy—Thursday—Friday 'Greatest Since ' "SNOW WHITE"! The world 1 * bent-loved story • . . tuned lo laughter, romance mnd «ong .. . A picture your tieirt will long rememberl Selected Short Subjects GEM AIR COOLED Box Office Opens 6:-I5 Sbow Starts 7:00 Tuesday and Wednesday DOUI5I.E FEATURE MY DREAM ISYOUKS • ,*— ^

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