The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 19, 1950 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 19, 1950
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MAY 19, 1950 Jane Shelton, Society Kditor Phon« 4461 BHS Glee Club Members Honored at Tea-Dance - A. tea dance at the Blythevllle Woman's Club late yesleday afternoon honored members of the Blytheville High School Glee Club, Us director, Mrs. J. Wilson Henry, and accompanist, Mrs. c. M, Smart. The 145 Senior High School Glee Club members entered the ball room and setting for the tea. through a white wrought Iron trellis entwined with red roses, and the red and white colors of the Glee Club were repeated in the other decorations of the room. The mantel was banked with scores of red Roses, and the centerpiece for the serving table was of white daisies and carnations. Red mallne bows and the musical clefts and notes in red completed the music motif. White tapers were used on the table, which was covered with a cutwork cloth of white. The Glee club members were the guests of the Glee Club mothers for the affair, but during the program the Glee Club members presented gifts to the director, accompanist and president. Mrs. Smart received her gift ot a maderla table cloth, after her purse was found to contain the articles being sought for a prize, as was Donald Stone's gift as president of the club. Mrs. Henry was presented a gift of figurines. Party foods were served to the group and the dancing followed the serving. ,; Mrs. Joe Trieschmann was general chairman for the affair, and Mrs, Harry Fritzius was in charge of the decorations. • • • • Bridge Party and SKower Compliment Miss Partlow Continuing the series of parties being given in special compliment to Miss Nancy Partlow prior to her June 17 marriage to Marvin Nunn, Jr., was the dessert bridge and llnnen shower'given last night by Miss-Barbara Child. \ The 5un porch of the Blytheville Country club was , the setting lor the affair, attended by 12 guests. Bowls i of roses were used about the entertaining room, and each of the three tables was centered with • slender budvase filled with yellow rosebuds. Miss partlow's table also Vas marked with a bridal doll whose tiny skirt was fashionli of * dish-cloth to carry out the theme of the linen shower. Handmade tallies and score pads •were of bridal design. Following the serving of » dessert course, bridge was played with high score : prize won by Mrs. Marvin Nunn, Sr., mother of the bridegroom-elect, and. second high' by Miss Marilyn Deen.' Gifts of Linen for her future home WM presented the honoree from the guests. MIsa Partlow was dressed In a frock of chartreuse chambray, with which she wore natural shantung accessories and a corsage of yellow rosebuds, a gift from her hostess. Mrs. Greenwell Honored At Miscellaneous Shower Mrs. Paul Greenwell was guest of honor last night when Mrs. Lloyd Wise. Mrs. Karl Green, Mrs. Joe Pellhauer and Mrs. Dick Roberts entertained with a miscellaneous shower at the Wise home. The. affair, which was a surprise to Mrs. Greenwell, was attended by approximately 20 guests. Tha guest of honor is leaving Monday with , Mr. Greenwell for Maiden, Mo., where they will make their home. Various party games were played before Mrs. Greenwell opened her gifts, and later the hostesses served refreshments of sandwiches, cookies and Iced drinks. Roses and other Spring Mowers were arranged throughout the entertaining rooms. Mrs. W. B. Mayo Hostess To Thursday Rook Club Beta Sigma Phi Council Names Officers (or Year Mrs. James Rogers, representing the Alpha Alpha Chapter, has been elected president oj the City Council of Beta Sigma Phi, It was announced today. She succeeds Mrs. J. N. Sinothcrmon, who represented Alpha Delta Chapter In Ihe office last year. Other officers of the council arc Miss Barbara Child, vice president; Mrs. R. H. Watson, recording secretary; Mrs. Andrew Moses, treasurer; Mrs. Maurice Luttrell, corresponding secretary, and Miss Vera Goodrich, publicity chairman. All meetings concluded by the council during the summer months will be called sessions. Plans for .summer activities of the two chapters In Blyllievllle were,- discussed at the council's last meeting. Plans arc underway for the sororities to sponsor a water carnival, barbecue and a bridge and canasta party. Bridge-Luncheon Given For Micl-Week Members All members ot the Mid-Wcek Club were present, yesterday when Mrs. M. O. Usrey was hostess at her home for the regular luncheon and bridge 'game. A two-course luncheon was served nt the dining table, where n low bowl of mixed garden flowers was used as a centerpiece. Vases of roses were used to decorate the living room where bridge was played during the afternoon. High score prize went to Mrs. B. A. Lynch and second high to Mrs. Harry W. Haines. • * • Mrs. Langston Entertains Club Members, One Guest Mrs. Cornelius Modinger was a guest with Members of the Octette Club yesterday afternoon when Mrs. Clco Langston entertained at her home, 1200 Chlckasawba Avenue. Garden flowers were used about the entertaining rooms where the afternoon was spent nt bridge. High score prize was won by Mrs. James Hill, Jr., and second high by Mrs. Modlnger. A dessert course was served at the conclusion or the games. Luncbeon Party Given For Mrs. C. E. Crigger In compliment to Mrs. Charles Crigger,' Jr., who was celebrating her birthday that day. Mrs. Frce- tnnn Robinson and Mrs. Phillips Robinson entertained Wednesday with a luncheon at the latter's home. The seven guests were served at the dining table which was centered with a silver bowl filled with rosebuds. Following luncheon, gifts from the guests were presented Mrs. Crigger. Picnic Luncb Features Bridge Club Meeting OSCEOLA. May IS—Mrs. Lalah Coble wns hostess to members of the Osceola Four Table Club nnd three guests, when she entertained yesterday afternoon at the horn., of her daughter, Mrs. D. S. Laney. Guests In addition to club members Included Mrs. Joe Cromer. Mrs W. w. Prewltt, Sr., and Mrs. Stanley Carpenter. A white motif was used throughout the decorations of the Lilney home, where silver bowls and vases of creamy white magnolias were fea hired. High score prize arming club members was awarded Mrs. J. L. Ward, and high among the guests went to Mrs. Prewltt, Low score winner was Mrs. J. H. Lovewcll. Following the games, the guest' were Invited to the terrace where a picnic lunch \vas served In Individual hickory baskets. Bits of News Miss Marion Mayes, daughter of ilr. and Mrs. John Maycs of Blythe- 'ille, has been elected vice-president of the Modenlan Literary Society at Blue Mountain College, Miss. 'or the 1850-51 session. Mr. and Mrs. Keith J. Bilbrey will be In Brinklcy tomorrow for he wedding of Ills sister, Miss Ora Lee Bilbrey. Their sons, Charles and Jimmy will accompany them Miss Gcorglria Arce left today for ^a.shvillc, Tenn., where she will meet ':icr sister. Miss Caridud Arcc, who lias been a .student, nt the Davic Lipscomli school there. The home of both Misses Arce Is at Cienfuc- ;os, Cuba. Miss Georgina Arce 1m been a membci of the high school faculty here this year. The sisters I will return to Cuba together after the close of schcol here. Miss Billle Sue Burks, daughter of Mr. ami Mrs. Guy Burks. Sr., of Blytheville will br graduated from Texas State College for Women on June 5. She is kindergarten-primary education student, a member of the Association of Childhood Education, the Campus League of Women Voters and the Adclphian Literary Scclal Club. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Freeman are the parents of a son born Wednesday morning at Memphis Methodist Hospital. Their first child, the baby has been named Lewis Taylor. Mr. and Mrs. Ira Walters and Infant daughter, Becky, spent yesterday In Memphis where Becky was taken for a checkup with her specialist. Central Students Hold Open-House, Tea for Parents fifty-five parent* and friends attended Ihe oiienhouse tea given yesterday from 1:30 to 3:30 ii.m. by the sixth grade students at Central School. The highlight of the afternoon event was the display of work and activities completed during the current school term. Special guests for the occasion were escorted by various class members. Dean IT. VVhlteside, elementary .supervisor of the Arkansas Education Department, Little nock; John Maycs county school supervisor, both escorted by Ronnie Bagley, v/cre special guesUs. Administrators Attend Other guests and, their escorLs Include: w. B. Nicholson, superintendent of Blythevllic Schools, and iNfrs. Nicholson, Thomas Shclton and omega Alexander; w. D. Tommey. high school principal. Jerry Holiday; Miss Uosa Hardy, assistant superintendent of the Blythc- villc High School, Patsy McGhee; Mrs. Ralph Berryman. director of elementary public school music, Donnie Jean Carrier; and Miss Winnie Virgil Turner, elementary school supervisor. Jimmy Hollaway. Elementary teachers from Central School and their escorts were Miss Sunshine Swift. Patsy McOhcc; Miss Kathryn Rowell, Tom Lum; Miss Betty Cox. Warrcii Moxlcy; Mrs. Robert Llpscomb, Raymond Miller, and Miss Eunice Hazard Linda clement. Students Serve Junior High School [acuity members and escorts were E;,rl B. Nail, Charles Lee Moore; Mrs. Mnrjoric Hell, Betty Hodge, Miss Avis Howard, Don Drown; Mrs. Velda wll- linghnm, Pauline Moore; Miss Euln Watson, Bobby Jones; Mrs. Robert I. Thompson, Peggy McBridc; Mrs. Bessie Darby. Robert Ray Goodrich, and Mrs. James Fisher. Dwain Holi- fleld. During the nrst nour, Snra Jo Cominq Events Social Calendar Saturday Mrs. Paul Jobe and Mrs. Otto Scrape entertaining with a desserl bridge nt Jobc home honoring Miss Nancy Partlow. bride-elect. Memorial Organ To Be Dedicated At Osceola Sunday Formal dedication of an organ givim to the First Christian church in Osceola in memory of the late Myron T. Nailiinp will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The organ was given by Mrs Naming. The dedication program will be concluded with a 45-mtnute organ recital by Art Hays. II. G. Partlc-w will make the presentation, and Dr. Eldon P.iirley will accept Ihe new organ" on behalf of the church, its_ members, and (he pastor, the Rev, II. L. still. Mr. NailHng was deputy prosecuting attorney for this district at the time of his death. Officers Elected By Circle Seven Mis, Ilavy A. Haiires was elected chairman of Circle Seven of the First Methodist Church's women's Society of Christian Service at the circle's Tuesday n.eeting at the home of Mrs. T. H, Caraway. Mrs. Haines will have as. her cochairman Mrs. W. H. O'Kecfe. The other officers elected Tuesday are: Mrs. Blan Hertlh, secretary; anc Mrs. Sanford Boone, treasurer. Two new members were introduced to the circle members at the meeting. They are Mrs. Robert M. Jamison and Mrs. Harold B. Wood. After the business meeting. Mrs. Caraway served refreshments. \fri i r ........... , Strickland and Eva Graves, and , J : , L ™. mIin * n " .™ n - Mary Louise Turnage presided at Jimmy, of Blloxl, Miss., will arrive Monday to spend two weeks as guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius MoiIInger and family. They will he Joined here for the second week of their visit by Mr. Lauman, who will accompany them home. Mr. a nd Mrs. H. tt. McGee of Greenville, S. c., arrived today to spend several days here as guests of her sister, Mrs. Phillips Robinson and Mr. Robinson. Mrs. Ethel Blackard, Mrs. I'.. O. Blankenship and Mrs. W. A. Blunk- enship spent yesterday in Olmstcad, II!.. as guests of relatives. Harry Grimes, Jr,, returned last night from Memphis where he has been (or the past several days with C. B. KeUinger, who is a patient at Baptist Hospital there. Condition of Mr. KeUinger is improved following a major operation which he underwent Tuesday. Mrs. Kettinger's sister, Mrs. Allen Po=cy, who also has been In Memphis with her sister and brother-in-law, has returned to her home In Bismarck, Mo., and Mrs. Harry Grimes Sr., went down this morning to be with them. • Mrs:-Belle Wood is spending the weekend In CaruUiersville, Mo., witff-relntives. Mr.' and Mrs. J. W. Dunn and children. Jimmy nnd Mary Anne, of Union City, Tenn., will arrive this afternoon to spend the weekend as guests of Mrs. Dunn's mother, Mrs. Pearl Hires. They will be accompanied home by Mrs. Hires, who the tea table, nnd during the last hour Carolyn Crafto.i. Mrailyn Piker and Judy palmer were In charge. Kach child was the official escort for his parents. Mrs. Lillian Frank, teacher of the group, directed the tea program, and Davis Cobb was In charge of music. Euzefian Class Has Buffet Supper The Euzelbn Sunday School Class of (he First Baptist Chnrcl was entertained with a buffet supper at the home ot Mrs. J. O; Roach last night, with Mrs. Oarrott Abbot and Mrs. Gene Ellis as co-host- csscs. I After the monthly business se-- sion, the program consisted of an opening prayer by. Mrs. R. L. Thompson, devotional by*Mrs. E. I). Swaner, and a closing prayer by Mrs. W. E. Wlmbish. Games were played 'during the social hour, and a gift was presented Mrs. Wimbish. who Is mov- lr.R from B'ythevllle. Yellow roses decorated the table, with other spring 'flowers placed elsewhere In the house. Fourteen monitors ahrl one guest. Mrs. George Moore ' Trimue, attended. '.'.- plans to spend several weeks In Union City. ;; Mrs. W. B. Mayo was hostess to the members of the Thursday Rook Club and two guests at her home on South Highway 18 yesterday afternoon. Guests were Mrs. B. B. Cassidy of Osceola and Mrs. Cleo Wren u f Blytheville. In the rook games. Mrs. Neville Biakemore won high. Mrs. Cassldy, second high, and Mrs. Leon Scherer. rooko. Srnpdragons and rose-s in crystal bowls were used In decorations. The hostess served a dessert course. : Bridge Club Members c ntcrtained Yesterday Mixed flowers from [he hostess 1 garden decorated the William Bcr- ryman home yesterday afternoon when Mrs. Berryman entertained complimenting members of the Double Four Club. An ice course was served at the conclusion of the bridge games in which high score prize was won by Mrs. E. R. Dickinson and second high by Mrs. A. E. Henry. -Correclion- METAL LAWN CHAIRS Priced ot $9.25, Should Have Been Listed in our Tuesday ad 3.95 Charles Siemens FURNITURE DON'T MISS IT! Last 2 Days — Friday & Saturday GIFTS FOR ALL A Coolcralor Measuring Glass Given io All Persons Attending. 000H PRIZES GIVEN DAILY —Be Sure To Register— GRAND PRIZE To lie Awarded Saturday, May 20, 0:00 p.m. You Do Not Have to lie Present to Win You May Be the Lucky Person $229.95 COOLERATOR ELECTRIC REFR5GERATOR 7 Cu. Ft. Deluxe "Princess" Model MOORE'S FURNITURE COMPANY 306-310 East Main Phone 2660 -our Cofirmands ! To Be Recognized At Temple Israel Confirmation Services for three conflrmands will be conducted at 3 p.m. at Temple Israel on Shav- outh Eve, May 21. The three are Ilcne Saphlan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ely Saplilan, S'/. Louis, Mo., Ploy NIckol, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. M. S. Nlekol of Osceola and Frances Kohn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kohn of Haytl, Mo. The confirmands will participate in the services with prayers and flower offers, and will address their parents, relatives, and members of the congregation with confirmation speeches. Dr. Alfred Vise, rabbi of Temple Israel, will deliver the charge and ttic sermon and will pronounce the benediction. William Boro-jsky, president ot the Temple Israel, will present the diplomas. Immediately following the services, the parents of the confirmnnds will bo hosts at a reception in the Temple Recreation Hall in honor Df their daughters. Al [he Hos^ilJs WALLS: Dismissed: Mrs. Paul James and baby, city. Paul RicU. city. Mrs. Ricmnrd McCaslanrf and baby, Stcele, Mo. Thomas Jackson. Stecle, Mo. Mrs. Kutic Paught, Rte. 1, city. liLYTIIEVlI.r.K: Di.smisscci: J. C. Holcomb. citv. W. H. McClcmLon, city. Mrs. J. W. Card, Uorncrsville, Mo. Armorei HD Club Has Luncheon The Armorei Home Demonstration Club met yesterday fit the home of Mrs. N. C, Patterson, with nine members attending. After a covered-dish luncheon the club program \vns opened with group sinking, nnei a dcvotkma given by Mrs, John Mayes. ''What Makes A Happy Home," j poem, was given by the hostess be fore the roll call, to which the members respotided with tips for the care of electrical equipment. Mrs. Tnft Meizgcr was a\vju-dc< the door prize, and nnison recita tion of the club collect dismisses the group. Mrs. C. A. Vinson will b hostess to the June 1 meeting. 40 Attend Party ! Honoring Seniors At Baptist Church At least 40 persons were present for the early-morning garden party presented by the Young People's department of the First Baptist Church to honor graduates of the 1050 class. C. s. Willie was master of ceremonies for the morning program •The Garden of Life." After an In- 'ocatlon by Charles Ray Newcomb, department superintendent, and a welcome, "Spring Wishes," by James Gardner, the response was given by Nancy Damon, a graduate. The breakfast program Included a reading "The Flower Yo' Is," by Mrs. Clarence Johnson; a vocal solo. "The Garden of Tomorrow" by Dick Foster, and a "Forget-Me- Nots" pantomine, depicting the events In the lives of the students from the time they entered school through their graduation. Mrs. Jim Bass was the narrator, and other participants were Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Huffman and daughter, Emily, Peggy Zachary, Freda Smith, Elizabeth Van Hooscr, Clovls Garnet, Tommy Harrison, J. C. Droke, Jr., Alan Berry, Miss Luna Wilhelm,' and John Mayes. Mrs. C. S. White accompanied the pantomime which had a small garden enclosed by a white picket fence entwined with roses for its setting. An arch of red roses was tlie background for the garden scenes. The Rev. E. c. Brown, pastor, spoke to the guests on the subject, "The Master Gardener," as a climax for the breakfast. Mrs. Brown and Mr. Newcomb Osceola Students Present Recital Osceola, High School pupils of Fred Posey last night presented a spring piano recital In the auditorium of the Mississippi County library building. Ushers for the event were Virginia Nallhng and Patsy Jones. Students on the program follow: Patricia Brown, Lilly Battle, Jerry Olascoe, Becky Hendrlx, Carolyn Reid, Adelaide Williams, Veia Mae Porter, Olivia-Watson, Jo Nan Nelson, Shirley George, Stella Brad- Shaw, Marvin Lee, Mltzle Giarf". Llewellyn White, Patsy Miller, Bp?' ty Garner, Blllie Sue Wallace, Judy Ashmore, Martha Dillard, John Herring, Sarah Weaver, Mary DII- lard, Betty Pcndergrast, Betty Spiel's and Blllie Galnes Mann. The first ice sold In the U.S. was cut from frozen lakes and cost as much as $1 per pound. were in charge of planning th» breakfast. Delicious PLATELUNCH 3 Vegetables & Choice of Meat TOM'S CAFE •HO West Ash Duck Crosses Pacific! SAN .FRANCISCO —</P)— A duck branded in California is credited with the longest recorded trans- Pacific flight. , A female pintail banded last Au- ', KUSt in Northern California was \ shot in the Cook Islands in the 1 South Pacific by a New Zealand ] hunter. 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