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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 2, 1950
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PAGE FOUR BLn-MEVTLLB (ARK.)' COUNTER NEWS FRIDAY, JUNE J, 19W New* Jan* Shelton, Society Editor Phone 4461 Miss McGregor To Wed Missourian In June Announcement of the bcthrothal of Mis* Betty Joyce McGregor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin McGregor ol Blytheville, to William Everett Avis, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Avis of Holland wns announced today by the bride-elect's parents. Nuptial vows will lie exchanged June 20 at 10:30 a.m .at the church of the Immaculate Conception. The bride elect is a member of the 1050 Blytheville High School graduating class. She was a member of the high school band for three years and in addition to other extra curricula activities served as vice president of the Future Homemakers of America. Mr. Avis was graduated with the 1949 class of Holland High School and was a member of the basket ball team. He also served as president of the Future. Fanners of America Chapter of the school. • • • Canasta Party-Shower Fetes June Bride Elect Miss Barbara Stewart was honored last evening at the new W. E. Cherry home on Parkway Drive, when Mrs. Cherry entertained three tables of dessert canasta guests in another of the events honoring Miss Stewart prior to her marriage to . James Mike Smith in mid-June. The combined canasta party- kitchen shower wns given In the entertaining rooms of the home, which were adorned with vases brimming with assorted summer blossoms. Tiny handmade tallies In gay colors anrl made in the forms of toasters, skillets and other articles to be used by Miss Stewart in her future kitchen, were used in the game. High score was won by Miss Pat Hay with the honorce winning second high. A gift corsage of dainty orchid hued blossoms was presented Miss Stewart, who pinned it at the shoulder of her trousseau model three piece chambray suit made In' •hades of yellow, brown and orchid. Following the canasta game, the group showered Miss Stewart with miscellaneous kitchen gifts. • • • Three Guests Attend Final Club Meeting Three guests met yesterday afternoon with members of the Avalon Bunco Club for the final meet- Ing prior to the dlsbandment during the summer months. Mrs. Raymond Shamlin was hostess to the club and guests, Mrs.-c. T. Sham- lln, Sr., Mrs. Buck Roush and Miss Norms Roush. Vases filled with sweetpeas roses and shaded hydrangea were pEiicea throughout the home. Mrs. Roush was high score;- and Mrs. Bill Qlibow, second high. Mrs. Norman Speck was low score winner . Mrs. Shamlin served & dessert course. BETIIROTH- Al, REVEALED—Miss Betty Joyce McGregor of Blytheville will be married to \Vil- I i a m Rvcrett Avis, of Holland, in a ceremony to be performed June 20 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Blythcville. Going Away Party Given at Church The Rer. and Mrs. IJnza Harri- icn and children, Wilbur and Kuth Annette, were guests of honor last evening when the Joy Class of the Lake Street Methodist Church entertained with a going away party for the group at the church. The Rev. and Mrs Harrison and family will leave June 15 for Springfield, 111., to make their home. Rev. Harrison will attend school at Evanstoii. - Hostesses to the 30 guests attending were Mrs. Chalrcs McDaniel and Miss Anna Lou Lovett. The evening was spent in games Bits of News Dessert Bridge Continues Events I'cling Bride-Elect Three tables or dessert bridge guests were entertained yesterday at the Razorback. when Mrs., Garrard Caudill was hostess for a pt'e- nuptial event, another in the series feting June bride to be. Miss Nancy Partlow. ,Miss Partlow will be wccl June 17 to Marvin Nunn. Jr. Hud vases, holding summer blossoms, interspersed In greenery, topped the small tables at which the guests were seated. Vases filled with harmonizing flowers were set at Intervals In the room, suggestive of the bridal theme were the tallies and table appointments used during the game. A pallid gingham frock, completed with swirls of pink orgnndy trim and worn with pink linen accessories, was selected by Miss Partlow for the occasion. Mrs. Caudill presented the honorce with a table lighter during the afternoon. High score In Hie bridge game was won by Mrs. Marvin Nunn. mother of the groom to be. with Mrs. Dick J. White, winning second high. Mrs. H. G. Partlow. mother of the bride-elect and Mrs. Nunn. mother of Mr. Nunn, attended as special guests. « • » Church Rites Unite Miss William, Ray Moore, STEELE. Mo., June 2. — Miss .i.ic evening was. lucill in gamCS City Mr a and informal enteriaimnent. with of ', , , J prizes being presented Mrs. Sam! „,,„„,.',„£ „,: Godwin, Mrs. Harrison and Bob McHaffey. The Sunday School classes of the family presented gifts in appreciation of their work in Blytheville. Party foods and iced drinks were served. • » * Leachville Resident Weds In Piggott Ceremony Miss Imogene Hollis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peck Hollis ol Leachville, became the bride of Burncll Yow, son of Mr. and Mrs Raymond Yow o[ Arbyrd Saturday afternoon in a single ring ceremony at Piggolt. A blue frock, worn with white accessories was selected by the bride. Mrs. Yow was a student in the Leachville Schools. Mr. Yow was a member of the 1950 Arbyrd Senior high class. Attendants for the ceremony were Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Yow, Mrs Avis Fee and Mrs. R. Yow. Mr. and Mrs. Yow are now at home in Arbyrd. • * « Mrs. Brown Entertains Double Four, Guest The newly completed home of Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Brown on Hardin St., was the setting yesterday for the weekly meeting ol the Double Pour Bridge Club. Mrs. V. G Holland was a guest with the group. Garden flowers, arranged in pottery and crystal vases, decorated the room In which the guest and club was seated for the bridge game. Mrs. Brown won high score and Mrs. William Bcrryman, second hish. At the conclusion of the game, a snlad course was served. Maxine Williams daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lute Williams, of Campbell, Mo., became the bride of Ray Moore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otis G. Moore'Of Langford. Kansas in a ceremony performed Sunriav, May 28. The vows were exchanged at the Slcele Methodist Church, with the Rev. Marvin Nihlich officiating. Mrs. Paul German of Stcele, attended her sister as matron of honor. She was dressed In a frock of red linen with which she wore white accessories. White carnations were pinned at her shoulder. The bride selected a suit iashlon- ed of white linen and wore pink accessories In complement. Her bridal corsage was made of pink roses and greenery. C. c. Grain of Kansas City attended Mr. Moore as best man. Mr. and Mrs. Moore are now on a wedding trip through the Smokey Mountains. Out or town guests attending were Mrs. C. C. Grain of Kansas "' " and Mrs. Otis Moore. Kan., Mrs. Hazie :o. Mo.. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Williams, Mrs. G. Simon and Miss Mabel Simon of Filythc- ville anrl Mr. and Mrs, Williams of Campbell. -ayettc Shower Honors Mrs. Larry By rum A pink and blue lavrlte shower was given last evening at the Mark Andersen home on the Clear Lake Road, when Mrs. ArHlerson. Mrs Mack Hay and .Mrs. Eric Hall were i hostesses to VI guests. v.-ho gathered to honor Mrs Larry Byrum. Pink and blue ribbons bedecked the c'.air in which itir honorce was scaled for the evening's enlcrtain- ment. .Mrs Edgar Gun directed the games with prizes boin.. won by Mrs. Jcr.ilritnc Farmer. Mrs. Katie Ray ami Mrs. Byrum. Following the cnmc.s the group presented Mrs Byrum with miscellaneous layette articles. A dc.sser'. course was served by the hostesses during [hr evening Mrs Paul Byrum was a special guest. Vacation School Ends Activities The closing services or the vacation Bible school of the Church of the N'ararcne will be held tor.ighl m the church auditorium at 7 45 it was announcc-il today by the Rev Royal Scliuliz. pastor of t^ie church. Following the program, * display of work books and hnndiciaft o; the students will be exhibited All students completing the required course will b= presented certificates Osceolo Recital Tonight at School The annual dance recital of stu- denis of Mis.' Margaret Moffitt's of Osccola will be presented tonight in the Osceoln High School Auditorium at a p,m. Seventy five .students from Osceola. Reiser, Wilson, and Luxora will participate. The program will be divided into four scenes "Club 1950", Pastels in Spring," "WinkirT Blinkln' and Nod" and "Pan American." The numbers will feature a twenty girl toe dancing scene, rhumbas, sambas and other varied South American numbers. Mrs. w. W. Watson, Jr., will be pianist. • » » Coming Events Social Calendar Salurdav Promised Land WSCS has hake sa,e at Galnes Grocery at 9 a.m. Miss Nancy Parllow honored by Mrs. J. Whitney Morgan. Jr. Promised Land WCSC has bake sale at Galnes' grocery at 9 a.m. Mrs. J. Whitney Morgan, Jr., Miss Mary Ann Smith and Miss Virginia Swearcngen, entertaining at 2 p.m. in honor of Miss Nancy Partlow, June bride-elect. Marriage Licenses The following couple yesterday obtained a marriage license at the office of Miss Elizabeth Blythe, county clerk: Wafe Burnell Reed of Dexter, Mo., and Miss Mary Virginia Pierce of Blytheville. said the Rev. Schultz. .The school was under the spon- wsWp of Mrs. J. D. Statfuru. uf Vivian. La. Parents and friends of the students were urged by the Rev. Schultz to attend the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Billy wicks and sons, Billy and Johnny, of Temple Texas have returned to their home after visiting In Blythcville as guevsls of Mrs. Wick's mother, Mrs. Cora Anderson and family. Mrs. Wicks brother. Max Anderson, returned to Texas for the summer months. Mrs. Wick Is the former Miss Prances Anderson. Mrs. E. J. Snipes and sons. Tipton and Gary, of Jackson, Miss, are visiting In Blytheville as guests of Mrs. Snipes mother, Mrs. If. L. Chambers. Mr. Snipes will join his family later. Mr. and Mrs. T. w. Wyatt spent yesterday and today In Hot Springs where Mr. Wyatt attended the Honor Club meeting or the Metropolitan Life insurance Co., at Hotel Arlington. Mr. and Mrs. I,. G. Herron announce the birth of a daughter May 24. siie Is their fourth child and has ben named. Linda Faye. Mrs. Herron Is the former Miss Eva Dell Stewart of Ripley, Tcnn. Mr. and Mrs. otho Barnett o[ Richmond Heights, Mo., have returned to their home after visiting here as guest of Mr. Barnett's mother, Mrs. Lois Burnett. Miss Josephine Shibley. Mrs. W J. Fltzhugh and Mrs. LeRoy Htid- dlesion will return today from Camp Mitchell, near Morrilton. Ark., where they have been attending a Woman's Auxiliary institute. The group Is representative of the Woman's Auxiliary to St. Stephen's Episcopal Church of Blytheville. The Rev. and Mrs. K. T. Kelly returned Wednesday night from a two weeks vacation in Kansas City Denver and Colorado Springs. Colo While In Kansas City, the Rev Mr. Kelly attended the General Board Meeting or the Pentecostal Church of God. Mr. Kelly Is pastor of the Pull Gospel Tabernacle of TJlytheville. Cecil Lowe of Blythevllle, R. w. Goodman and Howard Mclntyre of Memphis, will return today from St. Louis where they went to attend the baseball (james. They will be accdmpanied home by Mr. Lowe's son, Jimmy, who has been a student at Washington University, there for the past year. He will be the summer guest of his parents. Mr. and Mrs W. E. cherry and Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Cupples will leave Saturday for St. Louis where they will spend the weekend. They are going to attend the baseball games. Mrs. Margaret Smith of Memphis is visiting here as guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Criner. Charles Crlgger III, arrived home Wednesday night from the University of Arkansas, to spend the summer vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs Charles Crigger, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Herbert left, this morning for their home in Bay Town, Texas, after spending several days in Blytheville as guests of Mr. and Mrs. James Thompson and son, Ronnie. Mr. Herbert and Mr. Thompson served in the air corps at Tampa, Pla., together during World War II. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Parchman of San Diego, Calif., left yesterday for Ripley, Tenn., to spend several days with relatives. They will return to Blythcville In a week to visit as guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Criner. Mr. and Mrs. Parchman had been visiting in Blythcville for several days with Mr. and Mm. Cnnex JACK WEBB, M.D. Now relocated In the Lynch minding, Bljlhcvillc Vracllce Limited to Kyc, Knr, Nose & Throat ATHLETES FOOT ITCK NOT HARD TO KILL. IN ONE HOUR, H. jour 40e K1KUY DRUG S'lOKES 16 INCH RECTANGULAR WITH HIGH-CONTRAST Se. thii ar.ol liltyi.ion «M«.m«nt Y our»H... . tr.m.nrfm,,*, bfj pfcrgri in omaiingfy litrf* tpac*. New Compactness! s,. A. din«f.ncei YOU, «„ H«rii««(iei. givti you 0 || r - x ,. x , on 0 big , 6 . lnth K , b ,_; n „ tobln( , •X) farg»r than 10-ineh i<li juil on* ytar ago, "Ringside Viewing" MO,I big tub. ,.» ™,, b . vt.w.j r, on for baeV, Ironl !h« "balcony" 10 !o iptcfe. Hallicrofleri odranctd tnoioeeiing permit! "ringiid." viewing, ai cloi* 01 « fiel— fully opprovcd by leodmg oplitjadi 01 lh« coned diitane*. long Oisloncs TV i.,, H a tr, ua ^,,' ,,, a ,,, ,„,;,;„-,, pro ^d,, fringe or, a reception wrponino ony olh.f let within lh« price range. Electronic Anlenna nm .« -buiu w is, "Rotay s«<w Antenna, lequiring no additional onlenna In normo! lional areol, Hallicrolten now provide! the loteil improved onlenn' No ouliid. connection! needed— no utrai lor inilallalion ore required in normal Jignol area!. prior to their trip to Hlpley. Mr. and Mrs. Ira Walters and daughter, Patricia Jean, have returned from Pine Bluff where they had visited since Monday with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Pat Chltmon, Mr. and Mrs. Carl ISlackard and Mr. and Mrs. o. D. Davis will leave tomorrow for St. I/mls where they will spend the weekend. While there they will attend the baseball games. R, A. Friend arrived Wednesday night from Fayettcville to spend the summer vacation as guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Friend. Mr. Friend has been a student for the past year at the University of Arkansas. Mrs. Herlicrt Davis, Mrs. Adam Scott and Mrs. William Plgg all of Ripley were the overnight guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. Farrts McCalla. The group came with Mrs. G. J. Bussie to Blytheville to accompany Mrs, Paul Savage of Nashville to Ripley. Mrs. Savajje had been visiting here as guest of Mayor and Mrs. Doyle Henderson. Mrs. Bus.sle, who was the overnight guest of Mayor and Mrs. Henderson, Mrs. Savage and Mrs. Henderson also attended the fashion sliow in Osceola last night. Condition of Mrs. Fletcher Fisher, who has been a patient at the Blytheville Hospital since Tuesday, is reported as improved. Cpl. Walter Smothers, of Manila, lias been assigned to the 25th Infantry Division's 35th Infantry Regiment at otsu, Japan. Formerly stationed with the Osaka General Hospital, he returned to Japan from the United States In February Second Lieut, Arlie Metheny, former editor of Tropic Lightning. Army newspaper In Osaka, received orders this week transferring him to the 10th Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kas. He has been a platoon leader in Company K, 24th Infantry Regiment since his arrival here from the newspaper staff last September, Accompanying Lieut. Metheny to America is his wife, Mrs Willie Metheny and their children, Bill, Hon. Don and Gary. They are from Route 3, Leachville. Linda Jaggers is spending the week in C.lruthersville as guasi, of Anita Wilks. At The Hosoitpls Illythcvillc Hospital ' Dismissed: Sara Grant. City, Mrs. Ed Foster, City. Seven Guests Meet With Club Seven guests, Mrs. Gertrude Hollman, Home Demonstration Agent, Mrs. Randall Nichols, Mrs. R. c. Blackwell, Mrs. James Bell of Stuttgart, Mrs. C. Jordon, D. E. Wimberly and Mrs. Helen Carr, met yesterday with 12 members of the Armorel Home Demonstration Club for a potluck luncheon meeting. Mr. Wlmherly and Mrs. Carr were from the Home Service Department of Ark-Mo Power Co. Mrs. C. A. vinson was hostess for the bi-monthly meeting, at her home. Following the potluck luncheon Mr. Wimberly and Mrs. Carr spoke to the group concerning, "Proper .Wiring and Use of Electricity li the Home." Mrs. Vinson gave the devotional after which she read the hostess poem. Each member answered roll call by telling something she had learned about the use of electrlca equipment, Mrs. Hollman distributed questionnaires to be used for planning future club work. The door prize was presented Mrs. Harvey Parrish. The meeting •vas adjourned with the group's repeating the Woman's Creed. Music Recital Planned Tonight Part one of the annual, spring music recital or the music students of Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe will be presented tonight at the high schopl auditorium. The program will begin at 8 p.m. Intermediate, beginners and advance students will be presented. Those to play tonight are Gene Wallace, Jerry Lowe, Rae Scott, Sonja English, Leah Marcile Taylor, Mary Jane Seymore, Lydla Jo'Sud- bury, Ethel Jean Wyatt. Judy Regan. Sandra Yat«s, Deenya Blankenship, Sharon Razer, Carolyn Seemon, Jane Barthomew, La Neal Sudbury. Sherry Sparks, Gerald Brown, Nella Woods, Bobble Jo Alley and Manya Blankenshlp. Advanced students to appear are; Don Coleman, Mabel Crook, Winnie Goodson, Ronnie Wagster, Doris Cope, Glenda Penny, Sophie Ann GEM Box Office Opens 1:45 Coiit. Showlnt Every Day Last Times Today I mm mm IWABASHi Paramount News Anil Selected Short. Saturday Serial: "I'oiiy Express" No. 6 am! Cartoon Cont. Sliuning Sat. 12:30-11:30 Sumhiy & J Ion day LADD In War A Daring Saboteur. ,A In Peace A V Grim Avenger! Paramount News anrl Sclcclctl Shorts Conl. Showing Sun. 1:30-11:30 Box Office Opens B:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Last Times Today —DOUBLE FEATURE- ERNEST HEMINGWAY'S ClttlKATI* NOVUI PLUS "COUNTER PUNCH" with Jne-Palooka Saturday BILL ("Wild >i»Kkkol") ELLIOTT Serial: "Undcrscas Kingdom" No. 6 and Selected Sluirts Cont. Showinj Sat. 12:30-11:30 Sunday & Monday —DOUBLE FK.VTURB— Mori In taM <.'.* PLUS 'G-Men 7 with .lames CnjneT Metro News Cont. Showing: Sun. 1:30-11:00 Coming Soon (o the Rosy "PINKY" with Jeanne Crain "TUB DAMNED DON'T CRY" with Joan Crawford and David Brian. "NANCY GOKS TO RIO" with Jane Powell. "CHAIN LIGHTNING" with Humphrey BofarC UNIVERSITY GRADUATES—Two students from the Huffman corn- lunity. Perry Lee Adkisson. son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Adkisson and ilaude Raymond Cassidy, 5011 of Mrs. Maude Cassidy. will be presented degrees from the University of Arkansas, Fayeiteville Saturday. Mr. Adkisson is a member of Alplia Zeta, nonorary agriculture fraternity, and Alpha Gamma Rho, agriculture fraternity. He has served as house manager for Alpha Gamma Rho and is business manager ot the "Arkansas Agriculturist." He was valedictorian of his Armorel graduating class and was outstanding in 4-H Club work. Mr. Cassidy will be presented a BS degree in education. He Is a member of Alplia Gamma Rho fraternity. Mrs. Cassidy and son, Mike, have been making their home with Mrs. Cassidy at Huffman while Mr. Cassidy completed his college work. Bright, Larry Reid, Jo Alice Mc- "iurie, and Ruth Hale. The second portion of the recital will be given Monday evening at 6 p.m. at the auditorium. 9 Ushers for the program tonight will he Sue Moore and LaVada. Crimm. FREEDOM FROM SUMMER COOKING! You'll Find It Costs Less to Eat at The Razorback „ Than Is Does to Eat at Home! IT'S .COOLER HERE FOR YOUR COMFORT Bring the Family in for the Finest Food in Town, Served in the South'* Best Dining Room. TURKEY SANWICH Special 451 Shrimp Cocktail Tenderloin of Trout Italian Spaghetti Chicken & Dumplings Pit Barbecue Barbecue Ribs MR* WC&L „ ^ViV*'. ,*l.i UCICDSrOOO! Razorback Hiwoy 61 So. Blytheville

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