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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 2, 1949
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PAGE FOUK •LYTHEVnXE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Jane' Shelton, Society Editor f New* Phona 4461 Plans Are Announced For Martin-Rogers Rites Miss Mary Evelyn Martin, daughter of Mrs'. Ruby E. Martin of Luxor a : Is today announcing the plans for her marriage to Ferman Ray Rogers son of Mr, and Mrs. H. C, Rogers of Dell. The marriage will be performed Sunday," Nov. 6, at the First Baptist Church In Dell with the Rev. Curtis Downs officiating. The nuptial music will be presented; by Dolah Rogers, uncle ' of the groom, witli Miss Mamie Permcnter lighting the tapers. Attending her daughter as matron of honor and only attendant, will be Mrs. Martin. The bride will be given in marriage by her brother, Bobby Martin: : Mr. Rogers will serve his son as bast man with Grady Weston and Alton Kifcr serving as ushers. ' * * • Afternoon Coffee Fetes Miss Dorothy Higginson : Yellow and white was the chosen color scheme for the afternoon coffee given' .in compliment ' to Miss Dorothy Jean Kigginson, who will become.the bride of James Rogers, Nov.. ,15; : Sunday afternoon when Mrs. John C. McHaney was hostess at her horne on Walnut. ; Approximately 45 guests called between the hours of 3:30. p.m. and 5:00 p.m. .to extend best wishes to the honoree. Receiving the guests who called were Mrs. W. C. Higginson, mother of the guest of honor, Mrs, F. A. Rogers, mother of Mr. Rogers, Mrs. McHaney and Miss Higginson. Miss Kigginson: was dressed In ah after- nooii frock of dark green satin With brown accessories in complement. She wore a corsage of -yellow carnations, a gift of the hostess. Presiding' over the -refreshment table -at which the 'guests were served:. was- Mrs. Freeman Robinson and'-Mrs. Jesse Taylor. Assisting in the 'pouring 'and serving, was Mrs. Joseph W. 1 McHaney, 'Mrs, Johnson Blackwell, 'Mrs^ W. S. Johnston . and Miss Frances McHaney. The party foods were served from the :whlte cutwork clothed table .topping the' table was -.a strik- iiig floral arrangement of mammoth yellow; and white chrysanthemums n es tl ed in g recnery. During- the afternoon Miss Higginson; was presented a gift in her chosen silver pattern front the hostess. \--- 20 Guests AttencURarty : „ At Sh'amlin Residence r Twenty; guests gathered at the Raymond .\Shamlin 'home Halloween night to spend the evening In fun' as 'guests of ••- Glcnda Rae Shamlln. Games were playing in the rooms which were decorated in corn stalks. jack-o-lanterns, . black cats and witches. ' Centering the dining table from which the party foods were served was a large platter filled with candied apples and placed on either side were candles burning In apple holders. A , •-.'.• Prizes were presented during the evening to J. T. Robertson,- Ruili Harrison, Martha Ann White and .Shirley Ellis. Hot chocolate, and popcorn balls were served by Mrs. Shamlin during the .evening, - , SEW-EASY PAJAMAS 8535: 12-42 Sue Burnett Featured as your ABC Special this week are these lovely feminine pajamas that are so eusy to make. Fe\V:pattcrn pieces and an easy-lo- follow sew chart Insure handsome results, Pattern No. 8535 is n sew-rlle perforated pattern in sizes 12, 14, 16, .18, 20; 40 and. 42. Size 14, 4% yards of 30 or 30-inch. For this pattern, send' 25 cents In COINS, your name, address, size desired,'and the PA'rnjRN NUMBER to Sue Burnct, Courier News, 530, South Wells Strce, Chicago 7 III Don't •• miss the new FASHION. rlie Fall arid winter Issue will de- ight you with its up-to-the-minute, easy to make - frocks for all the family. Free gift pattern printed inside the book. 25 cents. "Ghost" Attends Party f Girl Scout Troop Two Twenty-five costumed . scouts of the' oirlsX^coul Troop No. .a. met Monday night at the Girls Scout Little House for n party of marsh- mellow and wiener rotating and ames. - ' Black skeletons, cats and pumpkins decorated the Little House for the occasion with the costumed scouts "bobbing" for apples and plnylnp HnJIowecn games. .Highlighting the evening was the incxpected ghost who "attended" the. party, who was later revealed as Mrs. P. M. Hlibbard of El Paso Texas, houscgncst of her niece, Mrs' W. R. Campbell. Mrs. Joe Strickland told fortunes for the group with pnlm reading and crystal ball gazing. Mrs. Campbell Is lender of the group with Mrs. Jerry Cohen assistant, Mothers attending were Mrs. c E. Graves, Mrs. Leonard Johnson and Mrs Strickland. Wednesday and Thursday 2a ; Selected Short Subjects Continuous Showing Everyday Surprise Party Honors Mrs. Frances Barron Two of the tackiest p«opl e In town Halloween night according to the guests at the surprise blfth- nnrt tacky party honoring,, Mrs rrances Barron were Roy McKav dressed as a witch and Everett Jennings dressed as a little boy. Approximately 30 guests attended the parly at the home of Mrs Charles Slromire at Gosnel Monday night In compliment to Mrs Barron. The guests remained masked and silent until the traditional Hnppy Birthday" hud been sung Ourlns the evcni ig games were played- Mrs- Stromire served a dessert course. Mrs. Harligan Guest With Tri-Town Club Mrs. Dnlc S. Brlggs was hostess to members of Tri-Town Club and one guest, Mrs. Robert Hartlean of Hartford, Conn., housegucst O f hw paicnts. Mr. and Mrs. c. W Affhrk, yesterday for the weekly mcotlns at Hotel Noble. The guests were seated at Individual tables for the dessert bridge, game of the afternoon in which Mrs. Gcne.Tcaford won high and Mrs. Guarrd Caudlll won second Pottery vases filled with yellow chrysanthemums decorated the en- Local Group Attends Centennial Convention Plans were made for the IB50 convention of the Disciples: of Christ to be held at Oklahoma City Oct, 10-15 at the meeting recently held Oct. 25-30 In Cincinnati which was attended by the Hcv. and Mrs. Lester Strubhar and sons. Mrs. L. L. Ward, Sr., mid Mrs J. C. Ellis of Blylhcville. Highlighting this year's convention was the combination of the Festival of Fa I In and Communion service which was held at the "n- clnnatl Garden. Since the convention fell on the Festival day the two were combined for this hlgh- Ushllng service of the. meeting which was attended by thousands with an estimated- 15,000 turned avnv from lack of settling .(•»•Dr. Douplas Horton of the Ocn- Cornell Congregational Christian Church of New York City shoke on "Human Centuries and Gnd's Purposes." This was In keeping with the theme of the meeting convene lion which was the lonih annlver- sBrv of the Christian Church. SneHal services Included the commissioning of eleven missionaries and- the dedication of l.ODO llv.q; all yoiinir people. While nl the convention the niythavillc group visited with trw Rev. R. s. Balrd formerly of the First. Christian Church in Blytheville. now Ini Shawnee, Okln. Bits of News Mrs. Hush Edward Tate and daughter, Oaye Fiancee of McComb, MIES., are visiting here as guests of Mrs. Tale's mother, Mrs. J. H. Adams and sister, Mrs. Joe Ross. Mrs. B. R. Lilt and Mrs. Arthur Barry are spending today in Memphis. Mrs. Francis J. McCarthy of Nashville, Term., and Wiaston- Salem, N. c. Is visiting here as guest of Jier daughter, Mrs, Phillip Robinson, and Mr. Robinson. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Anderson of Memphis have returned to their home after visiting here ns guest of their daughter, Mrs. E. B. Combs, Mr. Combs and family. Mrs. Lillle Sisk was removed last night to Blylhevlllo Hospital where she will be conlmed for several days with a virus condition. Miss Mary Sue Wright and Mrs. p. R. Reed of Kcnnett. Mo., were called to Memphis this morn- Ing to be with their mother, Mrs. J. P. Wright, who Is til at Baptist Hospital there. Mrs. Wright's condition became worse this muniliiK. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Stallings and" son, Charles Roy of Tamplco. 111., left this morning for Hot Springs to visit relatives after spending a week here as guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Stallings. Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Stewart and Miss Polly Stewart spent yesterday in Memphis. * .Miss Betty sue Ryings of Denver, Colo., will arrive tonight to spend a wck as guest of Mr. and Mrs E. L: Porter ami family. Condition of Mrs. A. M. Butt who Is 111 at her home on Main Is improved today. Mr. and Mis. Bob Hopper of Russellville announce the birth of a son, Robert MacKenzic. October 29. Both Mr. and Mrs. Hopper were members of the high school faculty lost year. Mrs. Hopper is the former Miss Alexa Williams, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. E. B. Williams,' former pastor of the First Methodist Church. : -Pvt. Kenneth Bonham, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. R, Bonham, has arrived at Osaka,'Japan, after disembarking at Yokohama. He has be*n assigned to the 25th Infantry Division. , Sgt. Y- c. Ferguson, son of Mr. and Mrs- Leonard Ferguson of 1117 South Lilly street, is now stationed at olfu, Japan, with the 24th Infantry Division. He Is a medical technician, and has recently returned from Mount Fuji and summer maneuvers. Music Association Membership Cards To Be Mailed Soon . Membership cards for the Bly- thevllle Civic Musfc Assoclitkm art scheduled to be In the mall late this week, Mrs. J. Wilson Henry, president, said today. The memberships entitle the hplder to attend the live concerts planned in this season's series, which opens next Tuesday night when Miss Dorothy Eustls presents a piano cencert at the American Legion Auditorium. ' Dates for the other performances still have not been cleared through the National civic Music Service of New York, with which the Blythe- vllle organization is affiliated. ' Mrs. Henry said today that those failing to receive memberships by Monday should contact Mrs. Jim Crafton. Dr. Beos/ey Elected President of Men's Club <The Men's Club of the First Presbyterian Church met Monday night, at the Church to elect officers for tertalned room. ' Mrs. Hartigan was presented a gift from the hostess. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1949 Cominq Events Social C"atendo» WetTnrsriay Womens Guild of First Lutheran Church meets with Mrs! George McLeort at her home 1300 W. Holly at 1:30 p.m. Tliursrla.f Mrs. E. A. Hook will entertain Club Seventeen of Osccola at Hotel Noble at 1:30 p.m. Duplicate bridge league plays at Colonial Boom at Hotel Noble at 8 p.m. Nu Phi Mu nush Installation service 'at the home of Mrs. Gilbert Hammock on Holly at 1:30 p.m. Mrs. O. O. Elklns hostess to members of the Blylhcville Rook Club. Thursday Rook Club meet swlth 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 Country Club. Mrs. O. W. McCutchcn hostess to Thursday Contract Club. Mrs. Marvin Nunn hostess to the Octette Club. Mrs. Russell C. Farr and Mrs. Joe Trlcschman entertaining bride- elect, Miss Dorothy Higginson. Mrs, B. A. Lynch hostess to the Mid-Week Club. Friday Church women nv:et at Episcopal Church at 2:30 p.m. Figurine demonstration at Woman's Club from i;00 p.m. to 4 p.m. P. E. O- Cliaplcr "N" meets with Mrs. Alvin Huffman, jr, at 2-30 iun. Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma phi meets at Hotel Noble at 2:30 pin. with Mrs. Poy Etchieson and Mrs. W- is. O'Keefe hostesses. 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 Mrs Raymond Maxwell and Mrs Tear! Hires hostesses. Saturday Miss Geneva Shiblcy, Mrs. Geraldine Farmer and Mrs. Edgar Cain the coining club year, iliose elected were president, Dr. J. E. Beasley; vice-president, W, H.-Pease; treasurer, Monroe Cratn. GIFTS TO CHEKISH This year choose beautiful gifts for Christmas that you can enjoy for years. H you plan to add to your sterling, at Pat O'Bryant's you-may select from the loveliest patterns by international, Wallace, Towle, Gorham, and Alvin. And all the famous names in silver plate are here. . . Community, 1817 Rogers Bros., Holmes & Edwards, and Wm. Rogers. . H you're looking for China, be surd to see the exquisite patterns in Syracuse, Spodes, and Kirkpatrick. ' Yes, choose lasting girts this year from Pat O'Bryant's.'. . and for convenience select them .now on our lay-away plan! . Hln«(ra<crt: I Fatierns In Community Silver Plate, PAT O'BRYANT, Jeweler 134 at Central Score Perfect In Attendance During the Jlrst six weeks, period of the current school term 134 student at Centrnl Elementary School were neither absent nor tardy, Mls» Sunshine Swift, principal, announced today. The third grade had the greatest, number with 30 students in that class malnUtne perfect records. The perfect attendance lists for the six grades follow: First trade — Edna Sue Davis Doris Eagen, Jackie Hodge, p«tsy Ann Gunio. Gary Mayo, James David Seymore, Jimmy Ntl], Mary »hc«ls, Richard Gates, Ira Lambert, Marsha Nail, Emily Huffman, Linda B«nnett, Carolyn WesUll, Jam>;s Oraham, Oay Howser, Robert Howell, Jr., Teddy Beale, Jerry Ann Sobbs, Richard Hall, Theresa-Jones Wendell Chltman, Martha Rose M«ade and Joyce Tillman. Second grade .— Charles Bilbrey Gary Carter, Thomas Chapman] Jimmy ' Klllett, Jerry Lowe, Raymond Mayo, Jimmy Stllwell, . T csse Taylor, Martha Arends, Ruby Chandler, Nellie Coleman, Mlckle Hinch. jlnda Jaggers, Martha Shelby, Jane Terry, Sharra Via, and Janet Young. Third grade—Donald Buchannon. Bill Tom Brooks, David Burnett, Donald Byrd, Harold Coleman. SIcky Dedman, Billy Jo Formin Denis Fisher, Gary GUI, Billy Holt! John Logan, Jimmy Lott, Ronald tfcManue. James Pugh, Sonny Shields, Sam Tune. James Walsh Jackie Wood. Shlrlejr Bransctim.' fancy Bullard, Donna. Byrd. Lucy Caudlll, Rtne Gentry, Charlie larris, Nancy Keeling, Sue Ann Leonard, Mary T. Stevenson, Fredda Turnage »nd Oracle Turnage. Fourth grade—Paul Beale, 1 Carroll Blakemore. Edwin Cure. Jimmy Haynes, Marvin McMahan, Robert Allen P«k. Michael Terry, Jimmy Tyrone Lawrence Williams, Caroyn. Sue Arney. Geraldine Baker Lou Ellen Gay, Barbara' Ann Gurnow, Irby Lynn Hodge, Margaret Uobbs. Joyce Ingrum, Margaret 1 Lou kelson. Elaine Oenning. Judy Lee Regan and Mary Jane Seymore. Fifth grade — James Buchanan James Lcc Hall. Alvin Huffma'nn III, Eddie Blan Perry, Patricia Ann Bates, Anice Chandler, LaVada Grim. Dorothy Eagan. Betty Garvey, Patricia Anne Hurley. Melba Jones, Joyce Squires, Patricia Louise Willingham, Wantla Wren and Antta Wrcleil. Sixth grade — Davis Cobb, Joe Hughes, Bobby Jones, Tom Lum Raymond Miller, Bruce Patton Billy. Peek. Bobby Gene Price, Roger Sudbury, Omega Alexander, Marilyn Baker. Dianne Buck, Carole Burns. Carolyn Crafton, Patsy Edington, Lelores Harris, Sara Jo Strickland and Roy Lynn Via.- 'World Community Day' To Be Observed Friday The Blythevlllo Council of Church, Women will meet ; Friday Nov 4 at the Episcopal Church at 2-35 am' to Join with women .around the world In observance of World Community Day. Mrs. Billy King; "presi- dcnt of the Lake Street WSOS will conduct the services., Theme of the meeting will be "Peace Is Possible" with Mrs, John Foster leading a discussion on three ways to peace. Bundles containing materials thread, yarn, remmants, scissors) and any other aids to sewing will be brought to Die altar to be sent to women of warlorn countries The World Community Day ' Financial contributions will he used to sliced the.bundles to nedy families, and also for the support of the Displaced Persons orphans to be brought to America. > One half of the offering'will go to the United Council of Church women and for the peace and Rehabilitation Program. Special Program Given At Lake Street Meeting "The Work That I DO Ye Shall i Do. Too' was the chosen program theme of the program for the meeting of the Lake Street WSCS Monday afternoon at the church Fourteen members were present for the meeting which opened with . the singing of the song, "Take Time ! to Be Holy". Mrs. Billy King, president, presided over the business meeting. Mrs. Adria Reagan gave the call to worship with Mrs. George Stilwell giving the devotional which was tak-en from the ninth chapter of Matthew. Assisting with the program was Mrs. c. T. Shamlln. Mrs. George Shanks. Mrs. Joe Strickland, Mrs. W. L. Green and Mrs. King. -.Prayers were offered during the afternoon by Mrs. Green and Mrs McGee. ' • . ' Following a special offering which was made for the mission schools the group was dismissed with prayer by Mrs. J. W. Maloney. Cub Scouts' Parents Invited to Meeting : Cub Pack Number Four, sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church, will meet at 7:30 Thursday night for uniform Inspection, a t the church. Fred Qnllahan, cubmaster, said 'that advancement awards and rank advancements would be made at the meeting, and thai parents of the Cub Scouts were being invited to attend. / The cubs will have handicraft articles made during the past month on display at the Inspection meeting. Members of the pack committee : will inspect the froop. , At The Hospitals Hljlhcvllte Hospital Dismissed: Maxinc Bush, City. Mrs. Stella Skipwith, Marked • Tree. . .. " Mis Ray Goodman. Holland. B Mrs, P. j. parks, Dye,ss. "-' Randolph Lusk, Haytl. Henry Lotti, Joiner. Walls Hospital Dismissed: '• Mrs. Charles McDcrmott, city. Mrs. C. H. Terrell and baby, ds- ceola. :iostesscs in. compliment to --Miss Higglnson. • r V- "' Mrs. George D. Pollock. Jr., hostess to Friday Contract Club. XMAS Gift Wrappings XMAS Creeling Curds XMAS (Will soon arrive, so make your selections now from our colorful array. THE GIFT SHOP Moss Bryan 103 East 'Main Street Sliuw starts 7:00 Hov Ottlce Opens 6:45 Bargain Night Kverj Night - Kxcept Saturday N'o passes honored un Sunday at Last Time Today Mexican Musical with all Spanish ilialocne Selected Short - Subject! Thursday & Friday (DOUBLE FEATURE) J&&K LOftETTA ROB£«! YOUNG CUMMINGS Main & Second Have A Coke. f , Work Refreshsd shkjor il cither way . . . both trade-marks mean the same lOfUlO UNDll AUIHOHTV Of IKS COCA.COIA COMPANY 8Y Coca-Cola Uotlling Co. of Hlylhevillc . :l • . ' G l»4»,

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