The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 23, 1950 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 23, 1950
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Jane Shclton, Society Editor Blue and White Party Fetes June Bride-Elect Touches ot maderia outwork, suggestive of the linens to be presented the honoree, were used throughout the decorations of the blue and white party last night honoring Miss Barbara Stewart, June bride- elect of James Mike Smith of Luxora. Miss Ginnie Shlbley was hostess to 26 guests at a dessert Canasta party In an eiiterlaliiing room of the Rustle Inn for the pre-nuptlal alfalr. Small tables were arrange'd around the room, with slender crystal budvases, holding alternately blue and white carnations and wlsns of fern, centering each. Handmade placecarcis, adorned with miniature bridal silhouettes set in tiny blue maderia work were used. Tallies and other table appointments were decorated with identical maderia trim. The honoree's table was centered with a bride doll, dressed In a flowing white gown marie of linen, and completed in rialnty blue maderia work, In compliment to the chosen theme. Tiny pearls and bridal bouquet completed her costume. White tapers, set in crystal candleabrn, lighted tbe scene. In the canasta game, high score prize of satin bedroom accessories was presented Mrs. liiley Adams. Miss Stewart was winner of the. second score prize of a crystal ashtray set. P-.llowing the games, the honoree was showered with miscellaneous linen gifts from the group. Miss Stewart chose for the occasion, a trousseau frock of crushcc: grey linen with pale pink linen trim She wore white and pink linen accessories and pinned pink carnations, set In looped satin, at the shoulder of her frock. Special guest for the event, was Mrs. M. L. Stewart, mother of the guest of honor. Breakfast Is Given For Class Members Breakfast at the H. c. Blankenship home yesterday for several members of the 1050 senior high school graduating class and especially honoring Mary Jo Eaton, was given by Mrs. John Tyrone and Mrs. Blankenship. Colorful carnations, and other spring blossoms, were arranged in the living room and throughout the home. The guests were seated at a single long table for the meal with roses being arranged in a low vase to form the centerpiece for the early morning affair. Following breakfast, the group plaver records and spent the remainder of the morning informally. Eighth Grade Honored At Skating Party, Picnic A combined skating party and picnic supper honored members of the Junior High School eighth grade graduating class Friday at the air base skating rink when the Junior High School PTA entertained with (ho informal affair. Special guests attending with the class were junior high school faculty members and their guests and T. P. Garrolt of the Blytheville "Y" Mr. Garrolt directed the group in games after which division skating was held with prizes being presented to Vcnlta Crump, Joan Freeman, Billy Gilbow, and James Miller. Following the afternoon skating sui>]>er was served. Mrs. R. I,. Dedman, PTA hospitality chairman, planned and directed the affair. Committee chairmen were, Mrs. Harold Sudbury Mrs. Paul Jobe, Mrs. w C Colston, Mrs. T. 1. Seay, Mrs 'R E Van Hooser, Mrs. J. w. Rayder Mrs. J. W. Adams, Mrs. C L McWaters, Jr., Mrs. W. D. Cobb' Mrs John Tyrone and Mrs. c. C Blank- cnshlp. Mrs. Banks Is Guest With GEO Club Members Mrs. W. M. Banks, ./ho recently moved to Blytheville from Centralia. 111., was guest last night with members of the GEO Club when Mrs. Ray Whittington, was hostess at her home on Walnut for the weekly bridge meeting. Miss Vera Goortrich won high score with MrsTBanks being second high winner and Mrs. James Rogers, bridgo winner. Mrs. Whittington served Iced drinks and assorted party foods. Calvary Circles Have Bible. Study Calvary Baptist Circles One Two and Five met yesterday afternoon in homos of members for a Bible Study meeting. Mrs. Jim England was hostess to members of Circle One for the meeting which was opened with prayer by Mrs. Pate Bratton Mrs. Henry McCain presented the devotional followed by the Bible study lesson taught by Mrs. w. p O'Neal The meeting was closed with prayer hy Mrs. McCain. Mrs. Lawrence Lester was guest, with members of Circle Two for the meeting at the home of Mrs. L. N. Hindi. Mrs. Pleze Rambo, led ihe opening prayer, followed by the devotional given by Mrs. Jack Altaway. The study lesson w« taught by Mrs. H. J. Pondrcn after which Mrs. Lucian Oaines closed the meeting with prayer. Mrs. Roland Davis met as a new member with Circle Five at the home of Mrs. Eric Hall. Mrs. L. L Anderson was guest with the Circle for the meeting which was opened with prayer by Mrs. neba Priest. Mrs. P. H. Jernigan directed the Bible Study after which the meeting was adjourned with prayer by Mrs. Woodrow Wilder. At the conclusion of .each hieet- Ing. the hostesses served-- refreshments. ' > >• ' ' '' ' ' Business Session Held by WSCS Lake Street Methodist WSCS members met yesterday afternoon at the church for a business meet- ng with Mrs. Billy King, president, jresiding. Mrs. King, who recently submitted ler resignation as president, accepted the nominating committee's suggestion that she retain the of- ice for another year and complete icr term of office. Mrs. Cecil Lusk was elected as leader of student vork. "Just Friends" was the devotional presented by Mrs. C. T. Shamin, spiritual life leader. The meeting was closed with pray- r by Mrs. Linza Harrison following group singing. • Thodore Spencer, seaman apprentice, USN, of Luxora, was scheduled to arrive in Norfolk, Va., today aft. er a four-month cruise in the Mediterranean aboard the light cruiser USS Roanoke. Kenneth Merritt, who Is a member of the baseball team of the Cotton States League, Tallulah, La., was the weekend guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Merrltt. Condition of Mrs. Russell Flays, who underwent a major operation several days ago at Memphis Baptist Hospital, is reported satisfactory. She will be returned to her home, 1512 Walnut, Suridoy. Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Banks and daughter, Alice, who recently moved to Blytheville from Centrftlla, 111., spent the weekend in Ccntralia with friends and relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Hanks and daughter are at home at CIS Walnut in Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Norman have returned from a week's visit with relatives and friends In Alabama and Tennessee. Miss Joyce Gill, a student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Port Worth. Tex., has arrived to be the summer holiday guest of her mother, Mrs. B. G. Gill or Dell, and other relatives. Miss Gill recently returned from the Southern Baptist Convention in Chicago. She was accompanied to her home in Dell by Dr. Floy Barnard, Dean of Women at Southwestern Baptist, Miss Ann Bradford and Mrs. D. A. Thornton from the convention. Mrs. Gill accompanied the group to Port Worth for several days visit after which she and her daughter returned to Dell. Mrs. Ralph Berryman had as her Friday guest her son, Robert Berryman and Mrs. Berryman and Mr and Mrs. Robert Ferguson, all of S.keston. Mrs. S. JE. Richards of Lmwood, Calif., and Mrs. Berry- nan's daughter, Mrs. Howard Gra- 'inm. Mr. Graham, and son, Roger if Steele were Saturday and Sun- lay guests of Mrs. Berryman. Mrs ..ynn Smith of Caruthersville spent Wednesday through Friday as guest of Mrs. Berryman. Mr. and Mrs. John Tyrone and ions spent; the weekend in Sikeston is guests of J. L. Tyrone, Bob Tv- onc and families, Mr. and Mrs, Russell Gill and son. Jimmy, spent the weekend In Pitts Camp, Miss,' with relatives Mr. and Mrs. Curksey Bell : of Memphis were the weekend guests of Mrs. Bell's mothers, Mrs J J Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Pickett of Chicago spent Saturday In Dell as guests of Mrs. B. G. Gill and other relatives. Mr. Pickett returned to Chicago. Mrs. Pickett will remain For a weeks' visit. .-Sfj? and Mrs. Raymond Henth of Luxora were the weekend guests of Mrs. J. J. Smith. Mrs. Udell Newsom is spending ten days in Hot Springs where she Is taking a series of baths. Mra *ewsom was Joined In Hot Springs by her sister In law, Mrs. Joe New- ram of Tunica, Miss. Dr. Jack Webb is spending a reek In Itot Springs. Mrs. A. M. Dougherty of Bougherty, Mo., is spending the week here as guest of her son, L. A. Doughery and family. "I Max Necly Johnson ISalufalorian) /^ i ;"/-* '* > t . ., i '- Ernestine Sexton (Viledlclorlan) COOTKR GKADUATES-The twelve graduate. orThe" Cooler Mo high School are scheduled to return tomorrow from the annual senior trip, which culminates graduation activities for the seniors. The group left May 7 for Washington. D. c., Hew York city, and Niagara Falls and arc to return tomorrow. The graduation exercises were conducted on May 5. and Ernestine Sexton, who makes .ler home with the Rev and Mrs. Cooper, was named valedictorian, and Max Neely Johnson' son of Mrs T. N. Johnson, was named salutatcrian /Country Club Set Conducts Initial Auxiliary Meeting Mrs. Charles Crigger, Jr., was elected to serve »s president of the Ladles Auxiliary of the Blytheville Country Club at the< Initial meet- Ing of the group last night at the dub. Fifty members of the Country Club attended the meeting, during which officers were elected and activities discussed. Other officers to serve are vice president, Mrs. Russell Phillips- secretary, Mrs. Harry A. HaJnes and treasurer, Mrs. P, D, Foster, Monthly bridge luncheons will be held, with the first of the series scheduled for June , Committee members named to plan the June meeting are Mrs. O, W. McCutchen Mrs. Samuel P. Nprris, Mrs. P. E' Black, Mrs. C. C. Councllle and Mrs. Charles C. Langston. Committees selected by the president to serve for the club year were duplicate bridge, Mrs. W. D. Chamblin and Mrs. G. O. Poetz. House committee, Mrs. Harry KIrby. Mrs. J. Lewis Cherry and Mrs. J. A Leech. Teen age activities, Mrs. Matt Monaghnn. Mrs. Hugh Humphreys. Mrs ". W. Wylle and Mrs. Ruth Patterson. Executive Council Meets at Church The Executive Council of the First Christian Church met yesterday afternoon at the church with 12 members present for a business session Mrs. R. M. Beck and Mrs. Sam Hanley iverc hostesses for the weekly meeting. Mrs. J. C Ellis presented the worship servicu after which she read the article. "How Little and Yet How Great" by Mrs. Charles W Hamnon of Honolulu. During the business session, which was presided over by Mrs. C. A. Tant plans were made to chanye the group's title from Woman's Council to Christian Women's Fellowship and also to adopt new plans us set up in accordance with a national plan for the Christian Church The changes In title and policy become effective July 1. J Plans were made for installation of officers, June 5. Mrs. Ellis presented the afternoon wogrnm with Mrs. R. L. Dedman Mrs. Lester Strubhar, and Mrs. Tant participating in the discussion. Following adjournment, the hos tesscs served refreshments. Religious Plays Heard by Club ' Members of the St. Stephen's Episcopal Church Men's club met for a regular dinner meeting last night at the Hotel Noble. The Rev. w. 'J. Fit!ihiiBli ; -'-Vcctor, was in charge of the program. Religious plays of a players guild were presented by wire recorder !or the group. Israel Gets Diamonds NATHANYA. Israel — (/Ft— The diamond polishers and cutters in this Mediterranean coastal city are happy—they don't have to pay In dollars for crude diamonds. That's the announcement of the Diamond Manufacturers Association. It buys $500,000 worth of rough diamonds through a London syndicate every month. The association said the London syndicate had advised It the Israelis could go on paying In pounds sterling for the stones. Thus. Israel is not affected by the recent decision of the South African government to sell rough diamonds only for dollars. WEDNESDAY SPECIALS AFTERNOON ONLY - SHOP NOON TO 5:30 P.M. Siu'offcr oiler vv- Au « lIS( R '>' thevil1 ^ ^r, leaning shoe slores every Wednesday .iflernoon. Watch (Iris paper every Tues- Women's Shoes Fiimnns {{Ii.vllim Step slices. Choose from pumps straps and lies . . . brown, Idack, lilue colors . . . nicdium or iii^h heels Tiroken lots— bul tremendous values. Women's Shoes A special group of ladies shoes in both medium and high heels . . . colors of ml, green, black or blue. Broken lots, of course. Values to 5! 0.05 Keg u In r S11.95 $700 7 00 FAMILY SHOE STORE 312 West Main Street Phone 2312 Ladies Shoes Pretty spring and summer samples just received ! If you wear size •{ to •! '/ 2 R here's a bargain you just can't miss. Set them. Values to $12.95 SCOO 5 Children's Sandals Sturdy children's leather sandals in the popular 2- strap style. Sizes S'/ 2 to 3. Come in Wednesday af- lernoon ami save! $*>95 2 'Invisible Bridges' Given for WMU A playlet. "Invisible Bridges," was presented for seven members anil one guest, Mrs. Gerald Johnson of the Number Nine WMU yesterday The group met at the home ot Mrs' Herman Grear for a Royal Service P' ogram. The watchword was repeated to open the meeting, after which the playlet was presented. Those participating were Mrs. Geneva Caldwell, Mrs. Alice Coats. Mrs. Imogene McGee. Mrs. Bess Rustin, and Mrs. Coy NorthcutU Following group singing of a hymn, Mrs. T, N. Johnson, president, closed the meeting with prayer. In the social hour following, refreshments were served. Marriage Licenses The following couples have obtained marriage licenses at the office of Miss Elizabeth Blythe, county clerk: Charles P. Watkins of Kansas City. Mo., and Miss May Elizabeth Blair of Roseland. Raymond Earlo of Bragg city, Mo,, and Mrs. Velta McCord of Portageville, Mo. Arlie Calvin Bulllngton and Mrs. Alice usery of Hayti, Mo. At The Hospitals Blythcrllle Hospital Dismissed: . j . : Parvln McDermott, city. Mrs. ..W. L. Smith, city. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Tom Irigrum, city. Box Office Opens 1:45 Shtm Starts at 2:00 P.M. Cont. Showlnr Every Day Tues., Weds. & Thura. DONALD O'CONNOR Patricia Medina • Zasu Pitts Ray Collins . John Mclntire ^"FRANCIS" The Talking NM e VID SI!R» lira Hit Novel tj DAVID SIESH Profeed by ROBERT ASTHUR Oiretlsj bj ARTHUS lUBIN Selected Short Subjects GEM AIR COOLED Box Office Opens 6;.15 Show Stars 7:00 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday notw.i; WMU Member ' v Feted at Social Miss Ruby Earnart was guest of honor last night at a covered dish supper and social meeting of the Dell WMU at the B. G. GUI home. Mrs. Gill and daughter. Miss Joyce Gill, a student nt Southwestern Baptist Theoligical Seminary. Fort Worth. Tex., were hostesses to 33 members, three guests and one out of town guest for the occasion. Mrs. Jim Pickett of Chicago, houseguest of Mrs. Gill, was the out of town guest. Miss Earhart. who is a Dell faculty and WMU member, will leave soon for summer vacation. The buffet supper was served from the dining table which was overlaid with a shaded green lace cloth and topped with a bow! filled with scarlet carnations and greenery, vases of snapdragons and roses were set throughout the home. Following supper, Mrs. A. E. Cald.•ell and Mrs. Reese Moore directced the social hour, during which a poem to Miss Earhart was read. In the contest following, Miss Earhart was proclaimed "winner" and presented with gifts from the group. Executive Board Reviews Plans The year's program or work and activities was outlined for the 18 new officers and Executive Board members of the First Methodist WSCS. who met yesterday at the home of Mrs. W. L. Horner, president, foi an Executive Board meet- Ing following a recent election of officers. Following the discussion and approval of. the plans, the meeting was adjourned- ' Mrs. Hornei served her guests refreshments. 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TUESDAY, MAY 23, 1950 Coming Events Social Calendar Tnndir Circle Trirce of BWC of Calvary Baptist Church meet* at the horn* of Mrs. Hubert Polsgrove, 1M E. vine at 7:30 p.m. Epsllon Sigma Alpha Mrorlty meets at the home ot Mrs. Ralph Warier, 8 p.m. Senior Class Night Activities it 8 p.m. Wednesday Chapter "D" of PEO Sisterhood meets with Mrs, J. M. Robblns kj. Steele for 1 p.m. luncheon, W High Two meets at home of Mra. Fred Steadman. Alpha Beta Bunco meet* with Mrs. M. C. Klene. Thursday Phebean Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church meets at home of Mrs. Burks Barker, 425 E. Kentucky at 8 p-m. Dorcas Sunday School Clau of Calvary Baptist Church hu bu»l. ness and social hour at the horn* of Mrs. Andrew Conley, Hermondale, Mo., at 1:30 p.m. All women will meet at the church and tract- portation will be provided. Junior High Commencement Exercises at 3:30 p.m. at the High School Gymnasium. Mrs. Grover Wren of Osceola will entertain Thursday Rook Club with I o'clock luncheon. Mrs. P. E. Scott will entertain the Double Four Bridge Club. Mrs. Marvin Nunn will entertain Octette Club. Mld-Wcek Club meets with Mri W. L. Horner. 20th Century Club meets at Hut, 8:30 p.m. Hosts and hostesses will be: Mr. and Mrs. Utho Barnes, Mr and Mrs. Dick J. White, Mr. and Mrs. Blan Heath, Mr. and Mra. Joe Freeman and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Oldham. Thursday Contract Club will meet with Mrs. F. B. Joyner. Mrs. J. A. Leech will enterl Thursday club. Friday Mrs. Oscar Fendler entertaining Friday Club. Senior High Commencement Exercises at Haley Stadium at t pjn. Thirteen Attend YWA Meeting A meeting of the Cal- vnry Baptist YWA was held last night at the home of Miss Lucinda Cole with 13 members attending. Opening prayer was led by Mrs. VVopdrow Wilder followed by a brief business session. • . Miss Patty Graham closed the meeting with prayer after which the group spent the remainder of the evening In Informal entertainment. 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