The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 17, 1950 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 17, 1950
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COUBTER NEWS Jar* Sheltun, Society Editor 4461 Margie Windliam Is Wed To Lawrence W. Fitzhugh The marriage of Miss Margie Ray Windham and Lawrence William Fitzhugh was announced today by the parents of the brlrte, Mr. and Mrs. Fant Windlinm. Mr. Fitzliugh Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. \V. Fitzhuch of stcole, Mo. The ceremony was quietly solemnized at 5 o'clock Friday afternoon at the New Liberty Bnnltst Church, with the Rev. Russell Duffer reading tile double ring rites. The bride, who wore an nflcr- noon frock of white nylon net, hud as her only attendant Miss Ruby Jo Hall. Miss Hall's frock was of pastel green nylon crepe. JVIAKKIAGH ANNOUNCED — M r s. l^itw- vonce William FiUhtigh, I lie for in e r Miss Margie K n y \V i 11 (1 li n m, \v hose ma r- riage is announced today hiifjh as bL'st man, Mrs. Fitzhugh. Is a member of the 1950 graduating class of Blythc- RJchard Lum served Mr. Fitz- by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. „.,_ Fa nt Wind- ville High School, where Mr. Fitz- liam. The marriage was sol- em n i 7. od Frid a y at N e w Liberty R a p- tist Church. hugh was graduated last year. A member of the football squad during his high school years. Mr. Fitzhugh attended University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, for one semester before returning here where he Is pmnloyed by E. C. Rob'n^n Lumber Company, He and his bride now are at home with her parents. 1'arty Honors Bride First in a series of parties being planned for Mrs. Fitzhugh was a surprise shower given last ni<;ht at the home of Miss Betty McGregor on Parkway Drive. Hostesses to the* 34 guests were Miss Betty Ann Graves, Miss Tommfc Robertson and Miss McGregor. - Centerpiece for the refreshment table, covered with a lace cloth, was a low bowl of gladioli. Assorted party foods were served throughout the evening. Mrs. Fitzhugh was presented with miscellaneous gifts from the guests, and also won high score prize In the games played. A musical program was given by Miss Juanlta Hail, who was accomnnnlccl on the piano by Miss Graves. Mrs. Wind ham, mother of the bride, and Mr.' Fitzhtigh, were included among the guests. • * * Delta Kappa Gamma Holds Final Meeting Delta Kappa Gammn, professlon- fil teaching sorority, conducted its final meeting of tlie current, school year last night at the home of Mrs. Otis Shepherd, 123 Kentucky street. During the meeting program plans for next year were outlined and committees named' by the president, Mrs. Lillian Frank. Mrs. c. L. Moore ot Osceola was named chairman of the auditing committee; Mrs. Shepherd : chairman 'of the . legislative committee; Mr*. A. E. Caldwell of Dell, mid MJs« Minnie Foster of Varbro, , chairmen of tha program and year book committee; Mrs. Ralph Bcr- ryman of Blytheville, music chairman; Miss Cecil Cassidy of Blytheville, chairman of the Initiation and nominating commtlee; Mrs. C. L. Grgsby of Osceola, chairman of the social committee; Miss Wanda Johnson of Blytheville, chairman of the publications anil reports committee; and Miss Alice Mare Ross of Yarbro, chairman of the letters and publications committee. Miss Ross was previously elcct- «d secretary Of the sorority chapter. Miss cassidv had previously been filling the Joint office or secretary-treasurer. Mrs. Frank and Mrs Shepherd were co-hostess for the meeting and H was announced that the group would not meet again until September. The second Tuesday of each month was accepted as a regular meeting date for the group. • « • Sorority Meeting Honors Two Retiring Sponsors Retiring sponsors of the Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma ['hi were honored yesterday afternoon when the sorority chapter met at the home of Mrs. w. H. O'Kccfe for the final meeting before disbanding for tile slimmer. Mrs. W. P. Pryor and Mrs. W. s. Johnston, sponsors, were presented gifts by the sorority for contributions to the chapter activities during their two years as sponsor and director. Mrs. T. H. Caraway. Mrs. J. N Smothermon. and Mrs. C. B. (Dick) Watson, were hostesses with Mrs. O'Kcefc. Party foods were served from a lace covered table centered with an arrangement ot talismnn roses. sorority flower. During the program, tape recordings were marie of messages from the sponsors to the chanter members. and then a recording of an open forum was,made for use in future meetings. Plans for summer socials were also discussed. * * « Belly Arney Is Hostess At Party For Seniors Continuing the round of social events being given in compliment lo various members oi the senior class of Blytheville High School was a canasta party given last night rit the D. H Arney home. Miss Betty Arney, herself a member of the 1950 graduating class, was hostess to a group of her classmates for the aflair. Vases of roses were about the home to form selling for the gnmcs. The hosie-s served a salad plate. She was assisted by her mother. Mrs. D. H. Arney, and Mrs cleo Pope. arranged a colorful Our Tolcphotv Number 4438 Shclfon Motor Co. Beta Sigma Phi Announces Plans To Stage Benefit Square Dunce in J t me WEDNESDAY, MAY IT, 1950 Banquet Fetes Mothers Of Intermediate G. A.'s Members of the International G. A.'s at the Number Nine Baptist Church ami the Juncko Hnra club, complimented mothers last night with a mother-daughter banquet at the home of Mrs. Bob Stovall. Special guests other than mothers Included Mrs. T. N. Johnson, president of the Women's Missionary Union, Mrs. Raymond Whittle, director of the young people' department, and. Mrs. AUelc Northcutt. The banquet program was opened by a devotional. '"Die Meaning of the Cross," by Mrs- Stovall, followed by group singing. Corsages were presented by O.A. President Lurlene Hallcy to Mrs. Tom Keltick, counsellor for the organization; and two graduates of the Blytheville Junior High School Ann Kcllick and Laverne Katlcy. Mothers and daughters attending were Mrs. Coy Northcutt and Betty eaii; Mrs. Eva Hatley and Laverne and Lurlene; Mrs. Guy Coalcs and Mary Lynn; Mrs. Bessie nusltn and Shirley Buckner; Mrs. w. E. nhoads and Gwendolyn Sue. Mrs. Kelllck and Ann and Norma Statuni. Slickmon Home Setting For 1 O'clock Luncheon Mrs. Lloyd Stickmon entertained guests of the Tuesday Bridge Club with a luncheon nt her home at 91G Walnut Street at 1 p.m. yesterday. Spring flowers and roses placed throughout the home decorated the entertaining' rooms. In the bridge gnmes which followed the two course luncheon Mrs. Charles Criggcr won high score, and Mrs. W. C. high. Higginson won second Layette Shower Is Given To Honor Mrs. Anderson Mrs. Mark Anderson aws guest ot honor last night when Mrs. J. D. Wiclner, Mrs. Raymond Belknap Md Mrs. P. H. Jcrnigan entertained with a layette shower. The affair, given at the Widncr home, was attended by 23 guests. The place of the guest of honor was marked with a huge svhlle satin bow, decorated with myriads of tiny pink and blue ribbon bows Sprays of \vhitc mork ornn»e and vases of while rases and peonies were used throughout the l:o:uc. Games were directed by Mrs. Ro- Plans for a benefit smiare dance to be staged sometime early in June were outlined last night at a bus- ness scssinn of the Alpha Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi following the Installation of officers for the coming sorority year. Square dance plans are to be complelcd by committees named last nlRht by Miss Vcra Goodrich, who was installed to succeed Mrs. Frances Gammill as chapter president. Committee. 1 ; are: arrangements — Mrs. Robert I. Thompson. Mrs. Ramon Morton and Miss Luclla Barnes: food—Mrs. James Rogers, Mrs. Geraldine Partner and Miss Barbara Child; decorations—Mrs. Robert Llpscomb, Mrs. Gammill and Mrs. Ben Cooper; advertising—Mrs. Ray Whittington. Mrs. Jack Owens and Mrs. Earl Stover. The dance will be a bcneiit dan™ with a percentage of funds to go to the Mississippi County Chanter of the National Foundation of Infantile Paralysis. Plans were also made for summer socials. The group voted recently to disband during the summer months, hut last night decided to hold one meeting each month during a summer. Mrs. Gammill. retiring president, was the Installation officer last night. The new officers Include Mrs. Thompson, vice - president; Mrs. Morton, recording secretary: Miss Kay Rowell, corresponding secretary; and Mrs. Richard Mills, jjrgrtsurcr. Before the Installation Miss Rowell was elected to the office of corresponding secretary left vacant hy the resignation of Miss WHina Douglas. During [he social hour which followed Mrs. Richard Oshorne won high score In the bridge games and Miss Rowel! was high scorer In the canasta games. Mrs. Robert Llpscomb and Mrs. Stover 'were co-hostessrs to the more than 20 i>i»mhrrs n 1 li"> Lips- comh home at 504 Marr Street. A sandwich nlate was served dur" ing the social hour. Mlss Marlon Maycs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Mayes. has been inducted In the cast of "The Emperor Jones," a student speech arts play to be presented at Blue Mountain College, Miss., where she is a student. She will play the role of a native woman. Mrs. J. W. Portlock and daughter, Miss Lavonne Portlock, will leave tomorrow to visit their sons and brothers. A. H. Portlock at South Bend, Ind. and J. E. Portlock at Rlkhart, Ind. They will be gone about at week. The Rev. will Holder of Indiana- polls, Ind., is guest of his nephew, Worth D. Holder, and Mrs. Holder and family. The Rev. Mr'. Holder Is a former missionary to Belgian Congo, Africa and is to be associated witli Ihe home missions of the Christian Church in Arkansas. Mrs. Lloyd Stickmon and Mrs. c. M. Smart spent the day in Memphis. Condition of c. B. Kettinger, who tins been seriously ill since Thursday night. Is reported unchanged today at Memphis Baptist Hospital, wlu-re he underwent a brain operation yesterday morning, Mrs. Ket- linaer, her sister, Mrs. Allen Posey ot Bismarck, Mo., and Harry Grimes Jr., ot Blytheville. are in Memphis with him. Returning yesterday from Hot Springs where they attended the 2COth Rotary District meeting, were Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Lynch. Mr. and Ms. Robert A. Porter. Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Lemons, Mr and Mrs. J. W. Adams, Mr. anil Mrs, U.S. Branson. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Huffman Jr , Keith Bllbrey, William R. Lawshe, Dr. J. L. Guard, Clyde w. Kapp and Noble Gill. Mrs. D.- A. Jones, who Is a patient in Room ill. Baptist Hospital in Memphis, is recuperating from a major, operation which she underwent Friday. Mr. Jones is with her. Mrs. a. p. Lee and daughters. Misses Pearl and Jewel Lcc, Mrs. Annie Holt, David and Carol Ann, were in Memphis last night to attend the annual dance revue of Pre-School Clinic To Be Conducted Here Tomorrow Children planning to enter Central School next fall \vill be examined at a pre-school clinic tomorrow at the North Mississippi County Health Unit. Mrs. C. L. M Waters, president- elect said that the examination and immunizations would begin at land Davis and prizc.s won by Mrs 1:30 p.m. and continue until 4 pin Ernest Ray and Miss Lucille Hubbard, before an awnrtment o! sIIUs. was presented Mrs. Anderson hy the guests. The sandwich plate served with iccrj drinks further carried out Ihc pink and blue color schnnc. Mrs. Ben M. White Hostess ['or La Nueve and Gucsls Mrs. Ben Mack white entertained members of La Nueve and three guests with a dcs.sert bridce at the Razorback yesterday afiernoon. Mrs. Garrard'ill. Mrs. Geor- c<? Hubb rd. Jr.. an Mrs. Newton Whit!-, were guests with the bridge club. In the bridge eanies Mrs Cnudill was higb scorer with Mrs. Jack Hale winning second high. Al frie Walts Ilnspl!,!! Dismissed : Ba.ty Jane Allen. Cily. C. A. Gilllland. Cooler. Mo. Ann Boswell. City. niydicvlllc Hospital Dismissed: Mnry Stoke.s, I'ylcr. Mo. Susie Jenkins. Osccola. Here's Our NV.w Phone Number 6817 CITY DRUG CO. Those to assist examining nurses and physicians will include Mrs Alton JaiiRi- s, Mrs. Gean Atkinson Mrs. G. I. Byrd, Mrs. c. P. Rambo. Mrs. John Cautlill, and Mrs. W L. Moxlcy. Prc-school clinics have been completed for langc, Smlbury. and Yarbro School Fifteen children from Yarbro Here examined yesterday and given vaccinations and immunizations by nurses and doctors. Mrs. .\ubrcv Bruce was in charge. All clinics have been conducted at he Norl Mississippi County Health unit. Great to relieve 'PERIODIC' M/NS — Helps BuiM Up Reststanc. Against TKtm! Do functional monthly! make you stiller (mm iiains al 5U(:h umcs? And do you start suffering n Tew days before jour period from nervous strangely restless, aeuk, dragging fccl- " Wesley W. S. C. S Selects Officers Mrs. Jack Robertson was elected president of the Woman's Society of Christian Service of the Wesley Memorial Methodist Church at a, meeting at the church yesterday afternoon. Mrs. W. B. Yount was in charge of the program, which preceded the election. The theme was <'God in Families," and those participating were Mrs. J R. Colcman, Mrs. J. N. Moody, Mrs. Robertson, Mrs, sue Davis. Mrs. n. S. Wakefield, Mrs. R. E. Davis, Mrs. J. W. Woollumsi Mrs. Glen Alexander and Mrs J w' Walters. Other officers named yesterday Include 'Mrs Alexander, vice-president; Mrs. Sue Davis, secretary and treasurer; Mrs. B. S. Wakefield, secretary of literature and publications; Mrs. Woollums, study leader; and Mrs. Yount, promotion secretary. There were 12 members present for the meeting. Mnrjoric Duckett, at the Ellis Au- strec: Cemetery Group Seeks Donations Seventeen members of the Number Nine Cemetery Association met ycslerclay at the home of Mrs. Lloyd French, and each member worked on a project whereby funds could he ^aiscd lor the cemetery. Contributions for the cemetery fund can be made by contacting Lloyo French at the Number Nine Store, The group will meet again on May 30 at the home of Mrs. C L Bell. dltorium. They went especially for thc performance of Misses Susan and Rhilrta Ann Lee, granddaughters of Mrs. Lee, Mr. and Mrs. Connie Modinger Jr., and son, Neal. are spending a week's vacation with relatives in New Orleans, La., and in Biloxi. Miss., where they are guests of his sister, Mrs. Peter J. Lauman, and family. The condition of c. v. Scbaugb. who wns dismissed from walls Hospital yesterday after an illness of several weeks, is Improved. He was removed to his home at 1000 Hearn Coming Events Social Calendar Thursday Armor el Home Demonstration Club meeting with Mrs. N. C. Patterson. Flat Lake Homo Demonstration Club has potluck luncheon at club house. Also will tour gardens. Intermediate Department of Calvary Baptist Church meets for social at the Church at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. W. B. Mayo entertalni Thursday Rook Club. Avalon Bunco Club meets Mrs. Raymond Shamlln. Double Four Bridge Club entj- tained by Mrs. William Berryman. Mrs. Cleo Langston hostess to Octette Club. Thursday Club meets with Mr« R. F. Klrshner. Mid-Week Club entertained by Mrs. M. O. Usrey. Mr. and Mrs. G. R Nave Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary Today marks the 50th wedding farming, this time near Qulln Mo ' anniversary for Mr. and Mrs. G. R.I •Bud" Nave of Cjulin, Mo., who are celebrating the occasion quietly at their farm home. But Sunday they will lie guests of honor when their daughter, Mrs. Dick Roberts, and Mr. Roberts will entertain with open' house at their home, 408 Chickasaivba Avenue, for Mr. and Mrs. Nave's friends, Mr. Nave and his bride years were married In Osceola by the Rev. Father First and lived for 11 years on Mr. Nave's farm at Tomato. In 1911 they sold their farm and to Blytheville where he en- business. They continued (o make their home here until 1043 when Mr. Nave once more answered Mrs. Nave, the former Miss Anna Russ, is 76. and Mr. Nave 79. bu despite their advancing years the] continue to maintain their own home and garden. They are parents of two children Mrs; Roberts of Blytheville and J R- Nave of Memphis. They also have fovir grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren, all of who: of 50 I plan to be on hand Sunday for the taking LydUa E. Pinfcii^'vcgcfable Compound to relieve such symptoms. jPinkham's Compound reliefs accompanying nervous. t«nsc F m , oU ? ni !,S t tllls nature. Ucg.ilar use helps bui rl up resistance a^lnst such female distress. The wmaan'i friend! LYDIA E. PINKHAH'S 3SKSS& 50th wedding anniversary parly. Dorothy Rollinson Hostess to G. A. The G.A.'s of the Calvary Baptist Chinch met Monday at tl-- home the call of the land and returned to of Dorothy Lee Rollison, daugh- came tered GROWING FAST' Our statewide remodeling project is stilt in its infancy... but we're growing fust! As you've probably noticed, we have moved our slock into the rear of the Initldinj* which has been completely rebuilt. So for your shopping these clays we have to ask you to come lo (he rear of the store. . .you may be able to enter from the Front—buf if not, please feel free (o conic in through the rear entrance. Yes, (he new New York vStorc is coming . .and soon you'll find in lilydievillc n true Fashion Center. NEW YORK STORE With mil? ter of Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Rolllson. Joe Ann Tadtock, president of the group, presided, and those participating In the program were Joyce Beail, who gave the opening prayer and Dorothy, who discussed the life of Lottie Moon, a Baptist missionary. During the business session plaru for the G.A. camp were discussed. 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