The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 1, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 1, 1949
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PAGE FOUR 1LYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Sacietu A/ewA Jane Shclton, Society Editor . • f Phone 4461 Dessert Bridge Continues Parties For Bride-Elect Another Jn the series of events planned in compliment to Miss Dorothy Jean Higginson, bride- elect of James Rogers, was given last night when Mrs. Ray Whittington. entertained at the Garth Castilo home on Hearn with a desert bridge- Center point of Interest in Ihn entertaining room was the copious crescent shaped nrra >gcments of lavender chrysanthemums in which uras intermingled pink daisy type chrysanthemums placed in a fun shaped pottery vase. A huge bow b( lavender satin encircled the base of the vase. The guests were seated at individual tables for the bridge and bunco games In which ^Irs- Joseph \V.,McHaney won high, Mrs. W. H. O'Kcefe traveling prize and Mrs. J. C. Kills, Jr., brldgo. Mrs. Cora Me'liza won high h the bunco games. 'Miss Higgmson', \vlio chose for the occasion a dusty, pink and lavender orchid frock complimented With deep purple accessories, pinned at her shoulder a corsage of pink doty chrysanthemums encircled with pink daisy type chrysanthemums plac'd in greenery, a gift fof the hostess. Special guests for the affair were Mrs- W. C. Higginson, mother of the bride-elect and Mrs- F- A. Rogers, mother of Mr- rogers. Out of town guests were Mrs, D. H. Nelms of Oakland, Tcnn.. mother of Mrs. WhiHIngtoti and Mrs. K a to JVister, of. Wynne, houseguest of Mr.and Mrs. Castilo, During the evening Miss Higginson was presented a girt in her crystal patem from the'hostess. * * • Surprise Parly Honois Mis. J. F. Biownson Mrs. J. P. Brownson was complimented with a surprise blrthdny dinner at the Ply-Inn Sunday night •when Dr. Browiison was host to 1'2 guests for the affair. •*.The guests were seated at the long table which was overlaid with a white cloth and centered with a white and pink birthday.cake. Planning this floral centerpiece were pink tapers et in crystal holders. White pom pom chrysanthemums enterlnced with feathery phtnkxsLs fern-was placed down the middle of the "table. After gifts had been presented the horiorce the evening was spent informally with prizes being presented to--Mrs. Lonnie Boy Us ton' and Dr. Brbwriso'n during the evening. * * * Halloween Party Honors : . Calvary YWA, Guests 16 members of the Cnlvary YWA were"":entertained, last night at (tie home 1 :of their teacher, Mrs. Woodrow Wilder when she honored the group .with a Halloween. party, complete with witches, jack-o- lanterns and cats. Miss-Patsy ' Bartholomew, Miss Dorothy Rice-and Miss Susie Wilder were guests for the occasion- In the Halloween games of the evening-prizes were presented Sue Orsburn and Patty Graham- During the evening the hostess served refreshments which wore in compliment to.- the Halloween theme. * • * "Ghost" Greets Guests At Halloween Party Each of the 25 guests attending the Halloween party last night at the home of Johnny Priest was ushered Into the dep. of "horrors'" by a wierd ghost for an evening of fortune^ telling, games, and "scares." Jack-o-lanterns, black cats, witches, and 'Halloween scenes transformed the home into a witches den for me affair. Party foods, and witches brew were served the guests who ate by lanternlight in the entertaining rooms. During the evening tiny shoes filled with assorted candies were prc^emed the guests. The hcnoree's mother was assisted in serving the Halloween foods by Miss Nita Sue Ledbettcr. * » • 122 Attend Social At H. F. Sharp Home Approximately 122 members and guests of the Church of Christ attended the Halloween social last night at the home of II. F. Sharp, minister of the church, on Chicka- sa\vba. A covered dish supper served buffet style preceded the entertainment of the evening. During the evening carries \\cre played mid group singing made, up the informal entertainment. —Courier News Photo EVEN SPOOKS EAT—IVo Indians right off the warpath, alias Dean Daughcrly (left) and Adam Taylor (right), are pictured at the Blythevllle "Y" after maul of the oilier children had discarded their witch, ghost, or goulin costumes in favor of refreshments. Dean Just scraped off the war paint and started eating while Adam looked on Bits of News disapprovingly. The BlytlicvlUe "Y"'5 Icwceii parly attracted first Hal-t crowd of about 250, which assembled about an hour before the parade and pui ty was scheduled to begin and got Ihe parade off to an early start. Prankitcrs apparently were at a minimum last night as no damage other than the frequent appearance of "soapy"'Windows were reported. At the South gate at the Davis tired entrance to Walker Park one of tiie large slone balls had been rolled irom Its resting place atop the stone pillar. The "trick or treat" crews apparently collected a fan- amount of "treat loot" because the tricks were lew. Virginia Everett as a hunchback Judy McCall in a colonial coslume and Linda Taylor as an old womnii were selected by judges as the outstanding characters at the "Y" party. Other prizes were awarded to Bill sisler, juanita Ferguson, Danny Cobb. Bobby Leo Graham, Fred and Oscar Hardawriy, Peggy Bates and Manya Blankenshlp. Approximately 200 participated In the parade which look off down ginc at 1;45 last night and toured to Franklin, then south to Main, and down Mnln Street lo Sixth, back north to Walnut and the City Hall. E. H. Ford, dressed as a palnl- cd clown led the parade, and the costume review. After prizes were awarded, with tile compliments of Ihe Blythevllle KH.anis Club, movlea were shown. The movies included Woody woodpecker, Farm Alfalfa Cartoons and a Lame! and Hardy Comedy. The Arkansas-Missouri Power Company provided the projector. Dick Watson operated the machine. After the parade and program the member of the Junior High Parent Teacher's Association served the children cookies and sandwiches, and drinks provided by Klwanians. Mrs. R. L. Dcdman, Mrs. W-. 1 D. Cobb, Mrs. Sam Owens, Mrs. Oscar Hardaway and Mr. and Mrs, H. A. Jones served the refreshments and helped organize children for the parade and refreshments. Mrs. Glenn Ladd and Mrs. W. D. Cobb were judges, and tablu decorations ... . . „, ,. —. —••" >ii-,i. juu£i-o, HUM muii. ucuui iii.iijii£> Walnut Street behind Ihe fire eu-' were provided by Mrs. W. L. Moxley. Fouvlh Birthday Feted With Party for 18 Carl Lay, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Car] Lay, Sr., was honored on his fourth birlhclay Sunday when 18 friends gathered at his home to observe the occasion with an afternoon of games. The Elalloween molif^ was emphasized throughout, the home with the lace draped dining table centered with-a birthdiiy cake In the Halloween colors, black and orange. Ice cream and party foods were served with the cake during the afternoon. . In the games prizes were awarded Carlenc Lay and Jimmle Jaggers. • . Favors of Halloween caps, horns and candy fillled miniature pumpkins were presented the young guests. Mrs. W. M. VanWinkle grandmother of the honorce, assisted Mrs. Lay in Ihe afternoon's activities and serving. The largest, gland in; the body Is the liver, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. 20 Guests Entertained At Halloween Party Sandra Moore, seven-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Moore, entertained 21) guests at her home last evening from 5 lo 7 with a Hallov;een party. Dressed in various Halloween costumes the young guests spent the evening in games, In the entcr- .taming rooms of the home which were decorated with multi-colored balloons which floated In profusion from the ceilings, Jack-o-lanterns, and black cats. During tnc evening Halloween foods were served by Mrs. Moore who was assisted by Mrs. Floyd Seay, Mrs. Lamn'r Wilbourn and Mrs. Margery Hancock, Sandra's, second grade'.leacher, from the lace draped dfnfng"lable which was centered with • a ' = hnge 'pumpkin in which was placed a lighted candle. Special guests for the affair were Mrs. Hancock, and La Martha and Winifred Wilbourn of Roseland. Miss Mary Sue ' Wright has returned from Memphis where she has been with her mother, Mrs. J. W. Wright, who Is a patient at Baptist Hospital. Mrs. Cecil Massey spent Sunday in 'Manila as guest of friends and relallves. Mrs. Nina Thompson left ycsler- day for her home. In Morganfield, Ky., after visiting 'here for several days as gtiest of her daughter, Mrs. Cornelius Modlnger, Jr., Mr. Mo- dinger snd family/ Condi'.lon of Mrs. Modinger who was removed to her home Thursday from Memphis Baptist Hospital Is very good. Mr and Mrs. J. Mell Brooks spent the weekend In Greenwood, Miss., as guest of their son, J. Mell Brooks, Jr., Mrs. Brooks and family. Condition of Mrs. Btiford Cooley, who has been ill at her home for several days on'21ft Street, Is satisfactory. Mrs. Kate Turck returned to Blythevllle last night after spending the past three months at her summer ramp at Brantingham, N.Y En route home she toured several eastern states and visited her daughter, Mrs. Henry Cocncn, and family at Rayville, La. Mrs. D. H. Nelms of Oakland Tenn., is visiting here as gucst^ol her daughter, Mrs. Ray Whiiting- ton and Mr. Whltttngton. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Price, Jr., and son Joe Price, III, of John.son City Tcnn., left today for their home after visiting here as guests of Mr and Mrs. LeRoy Ross. Mr. Price anc Mr. Ross served as fighter pilots together in World War II. Mr. and Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe anc son. Jerry, returned yesterday from St. Lcuis where they spsnt the weekend as guests of their son ant brother. Jimmy Lowe who is a stu dent at Washington University there. They were accompanied by Miss Belly Harber. While in Louis they attended the Halloween since of Tau Kappa Epsilon, 111 Washington U-Colorado game ani other points of interest: They wer ilso accompanied by Mrs. Charle Anord who was the guest of he sister. Mrs. Dana Gipson. Mrs. E. T. Tamke and Mrs. W P. Dyer are spending today In Memphis. Mrs. W. L. Jones of Union City Tenn.. left today for her home afte Visiting here as guest of her daugh ler, Mrs. Billy Morris and family. Mr/ and Mrs Speck McGrcgo and daughters, Betty and Pat an Hill Avis of Holland attended th Horary Heidt show at Ellis Audi loriiun at Memphis Sunday. Mrs, Kate Foster of Wynne. v • visiting here as guest of Mrs. Cor Mcliza for several days. I us length of lG6o miles ranks the Nelson River as the 28th largest in the world. Slum Starts 7:00 »ox Office Opens 6:45 Bargain Night Kvcry Night Except Satanta? No passes honored un Sunday at Tuesday & Wednesday Mexican Musical "\\Hli nil Spanish dialogue Selected Short Subjects Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Bilbrey to Address Garden Club Group Keith J. Bilbrey, North Mls'fsslp pi County agent, will speak tomor row at the meeting of the Garde Club Division of the Blythevill Woman's Club, Mrs.- Jim Crafton chairman announced today. The meeting will begin at 2:3 p.m. The division was recently re organized as a part of the Woman's Club. The second meeting tomorrow is the second since reorganization. Hoste.sses for the meeting tomorrow will Include: Mrs. C. A. Taut, Mrs. Ray Hail, Mrs. Paul Pryor, Mrs. V. O. Holland, Mrs. J. D. Smith and Mrs. W. D. Cobb. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1949 'ianist to Give Concert Next Week n First of New Civic Music Series Dorothy Emtls, concert planLst, ho Is scheduled lo be in Blythe- ille next Tuesday, will be the first r'tlst to appear this year under the usplces of the Bythevillc Civic •lusfc Association's 1949-60 series of oncerls. The concert next week will be the irst in a series of five, marking the cgiimlng of the Blylhevltlc Asso- iatlon's second season. The per- ormancc will he at the American -esion Auditorium and will begin t 8 p.m. A Stelnway concert grand piano as been secured from Memphis for he conceit. Mrs. J. Wilson Henry, irpsldent of the association, said oday. Miss Eustls, noted for her warmth nd stage an)>earance as well as her ;reat talent, made her debut In Town Mall In New York six years ago, when she appeared on the pro- jrani of a veteran artist, and when icr name did not appear on the program. John Charles Thomas, American >aritone, has become so impressed Hth her recital programs that he nvitcd her to share his tour to the West Coast. Miss EuslLs made three extensive :oast to coast tours oi hospitals for UGO, and the hospitalized war veterans arc those she most enjoys Jlaying to, » She was the first Instrumentalist to be allowed to perform in locked vards and she points to an experience there as her greatest thrill. A "shock" patient 1 >s'ho had not been Mils Dorothy Fusils able to speak since he was hospitalized, suddenly relaxed his features, smiled and said, "Oh, that's beautiful." The young virtuoso presents a varies her program from the uigh- tensian rhythms of de Falla's "Ritual Fire Dance," to a slightly swing version of "The Blue Danube." Sire has played with such directors as Sir Thomas Bcecham; the Rochester .philarmonic under Jose Ilurbl and the Detroit Symphony under Carl Krueger. Author is Guest At Dinner Party tn Foster Home Miss Lois Lenskl, author of children's books Including "Cotton In My Sack" with the Mislsslppi County setting, was guest or honor at a dinner party last night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Welch Foster, on South Highway 61. Approximately 20 guests attended. The house was decorated with fall /lowers, with the living room decorations 'centering about a basket of giant chrysanthemums, tied with bronze satin ribbons, and touched off with a dash of color from fall leaves. Tiny mums In. bronze, amber and yellow provided other decoration. ' * The dining; table arrangement was set-off by a centerpiece of chrysanthemums, stock and cattails In 1 a low china vase. After being served guests were seated at Individual tables. Mrs. Eduai-do de los Rlos of San Diego, Calif., houseguest al Mrs. Sam Morris, was an out of town guest- The dinner marked the end of a series of social activities feting the author. Other activities will include only children. She was vistlng the Snider Memorial Library at Malila today/ Miss Lenksi, recognized for her regional stories, has already compiled information for her next book to picture ranch life in Texas. 'Where Children Come First' Theme Of 5th District PTA Meeting at Wilson WILSON. Ark.. Nov. I—"Where Children Come First" will be the theme of the meeiing of District Five of Arkansas Congress of Parents and Teachers which will he held in Wilson at the high school audilorlum, Friday. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the meeling Colled to order at 10 by Mrs. Mattie Rozclle of Luxora. president of the District Council. Mrs. Maurice Lynch, president of the Wilson Parent-Teachers Asocialion will give the welcoming address- Representatives from 38 schools In the district are expected to attend. The Rev. H. Lynn Wade, pastor of the Wilson Methodist Church will give the invocation. During the morning session, Mrs. R. V. Hall of Te.varkana, state chairman of character and spiritual education, will give an Inspirational address on the conference theme. • Mrs. Jcse M. White of Blytheville. slate chairman of the National Parent- Teacher Magazine, will direct a magazine skit followed by. Miss Amy Jane Greene.of Arkadelphia. state program chairman, leading a parent education workshop assisted by Mrs, White and Mrs. J. W, Miller of Joiner, state world citizenship chairman. The feature of the afternoon session will be special music under the direction of Miss Mary E. Symonds. Wilson School music instructor, followed by reports from local 'presidents and world citizenship suggestions by Mrs. J. W. Miller. Mrs. Carroll W. Watson of Osccola, director of District Five, will preside over the conference. Lunch will be served at the school cafeteria by the hcotess committee of the Wilson PTA, with Mrs. Benton Garrett as chairman. Honor Roll Is Announced For High School The high school honor roll and honorable mention for the first six weeks of the first semester was announced today by W. D. Tommey principal. Honor roll: John Wllks, Murray Smart, Margery Hale, Vivian Taylor, Vivian Jones, Clouls Qarnett Ruth Hale, Ben Borowsky, Mom Gaines, Vivian Patterson, Jimmie Weidman, Irene McCook Marilyn Dougherty, Laura Hemby, Mary Sue Watkins, Nancy Hamilton, Charles Kinnlngham, Bonnie Nell McCormick, Shirley King, Sandra Long Johnnie Logs ins, Virslnia Pepper Betsy Bell, Melbaline Hill, Jo Alice McGuire, Bobby Osfourn, Shirley Lovelace, Edward pipkins, Winnie- beth Buckley. Albert airfield. Peggy Gilmer, Howard Hlgginson; Patsy Pope, Alan Berry, Larry Baker, Harold Wright, Carol Bailey, Grandville Cooley, Dick Rel}l. Patty Bartholomew, Max. Hill, Stanley Zellner, Dlanna- Zellner, Sub Orsburn, Nancy Shivley Dona Sue Gore, Millie Ann Mallory, Betty Ar- ncy, Eva Jane Cox, Melba Pryor, Shirley Wade, Johnny O'Brien. Mary Lynn Smith, Nancy Damon, Barbara Van Hooser, Anna Louise Hopper, Rosemary Monaghan and linda Bunch. Honorable mention for the first six weeks: Frumd Bprowsky. Dixie Button, Louise Sullivan, Barbara Amr Johnson; Pat Heftrn, Joyce Ingram, Patsy McHaffey, Howell Boyd, Betty Harber ,Mary Ann Roberson, Selected Short Subjects Continuous Showing Everyday PORTnftlT AN 8X10 Oil TINTED PORTRAIT... Yonr portrait . . . exactly an you desire it! Beautifully posed, handsomely finished, artistically finished! Best of ail— at an amazingly low price. Choose your porlrail for gift-giving and Jincc! Avoid the holiday rush— clip the valuable coupon, now! CLIP THIS VALUABLE COUPON! FOI A LIMITED . TIME ONLY I !«!« C*ir»R [NTITUS I E » » [ « TO <1> lilt *U TIB it D PO KTMIT r» oio $195 A A 4. A. HA. A FAUGHT'S STUDIO Phone 6011 112 South 1st Night Phone 6321 Coming Events Social Calendat Wednesday Mrs. Cornelius Modinger hostess lo Town and Country Club. Mrs. J. C. Ellis Jr., entorlainine in compliment lo Miss Hlgginson, bride-elect. Garden CHib meets at Womans Club at 2:30 p.m. Thursday Mrs. O. O. Elkins hostess to members of the Blytheville Rook Club. Thursday Rook Club meet swith Mrs. George Saliba Jr. Mrs. John D. Cook hostess to Avalon Bunco Club. Mrs. J. A. Saliba entertains Thursday Night Club. Mrs. Weldon Nebel hostess to TN Club. Thursday Club meets at Countrs Club. Mrs. O. VV. McCutehen hostess to Thursday Contract Club. Mrs. Marvin Nunn hostess to the Octette Club. Mrs. Russell C. Farr and Mrs Joe Tileschmtm entertaining bride- elect, Miss Dorothy Higginson. Mrs. B. A. Lynch hostess to the Bonita Slankard, Alcda 'Freeman Richard Dedman, Allan'Bush. Jerry Berry. Bob Blodgett, Tommy Dow dy, Lois Cruse. Charles Belknap Csren Colston, Rose Parrlsh. Nita Rose Hall, Ruth Freeman, Ann ~"erry Sally Trieschman, Peggy Freeman, Larry Ashley, Emade 'wearengen, Charline -Wicker, Har- Id Daniels, Jim Gossett. J. B. RIggs Doris Bean, Sue Hopper, Reba Baily, Martha Beard, Shannon Langey, Martha Nichols. Lula Wayne jiston, Delano McMillin. Graham udbury. Mary Jane Goforth, Kathyn Martin,'Billy Crafton. Jerry Jo .ewis, Frances Dowdy, Juanlta >verman,. Lotta Stilwell, Coleman Jorowsky, Dorothy Rice,, Frances Robinson, Shirley White and A. J Hall. ' CLOTHES TOR DOLLY' ONE-RIOT " PATTERNS By Sue Burnett Here's a complete new wardrobe lor her dolls that': the easiest kind ol sewing. Each item Is one piece, can be finished In no time at all. Use scraps from daughter's clolhes lo dress up her favorite toy. s Pattern No. 8518 is for dolls H, 16. 18 and M inches. For exact yardages, consult pattern. For this pattern, send 25 cent« ir COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Courier News, 530 South Wells Street, Chicago 7. 111. The Fall and winter FASHION is a complete guide in planning a wearable fall wardrobe. New — exciting — informative. Free pattern printed inside the book. 25 cents. At The Hospitals Bljiheville Hospital Dismissed: Paul Lucas, Armorel. Oriell Orliss, Citv. Willard Sikes, Ha'yll. . .-. Soaly Reyna, Luxora. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. E. A. Byassee. Steele. Mrs. J. R. Price, city. Baby Cathy Riding, city. Mrs. O. J. Stroud and baby city. John Paul Hutchison, Air "Base. Rober Charles McGregor, Luxora. Mrs. Joe Gentry, Luxora. Mrs. Tom LeValley nnd baby, city. Mrs. Aline Phillips, city. Baby Charles R. Bennett, city. Mrs. Alton Payne. Steele. Paul Barber, Senath. Mid-Wcek Club. Frirlny Mrs. Alvin Hardy hostess to CBC Club at the Country Club. Dorcas Class of First Baptist Church meets at church at 2:30 p.m. with Mri Raymond Maxwell and Mrs E'earl Hires hostesses. Th« ihoti you tow in SEVENTEEN , anil <iii-<iy you'll go! On campus — in tmai, nothing com/Hires to tliKsinarl, sure, smooth iicr/ccilon of lumdscu'n Brown, Green and Red Wicllhs AAA lo B Blutheuille. Rrhansos

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