The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 31, 1954 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 31, 1954
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PAGE BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, JULY 31, 1954 Society News llrtVT? .Qrtpiot.v RHitnr f Miss Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Miss Brownlee, Miss Young Honored at Tea JOINER— Miss Teddy Jo Young of Frenchman's Bayou and Miss Margaret Brownie of Joiner and Blytheville were honored with a tea at the home of Mrs. Leslie Speck at Frenchman's Bayou Thursday afternoon. Miss Young is the bride elect of John Melvin Obrient of Memphis and Miss Brownlee is the bride- elect of J- W. Shouse of Blytheville. Hostesses for the affair were Mrs. L. E. Speck, Mrs. C. C. Speck, Mrs. Marshall Speck, Mrs, J. W. Speck and Mrs. O W Speck Miss Brownlee and Miss Young and their mothers were presented with orchid corsages. The brides- elect were also presented with silver in their chosen pat-ems. The table from which party foods were served was overlaid with an oyster shell linen cloth and centered with an arrangement of white gladioli. Miss Man- Lee Greer and Miss Mary Jane Crutcher presided at the table. They will serve as bridesmaids in Miss Young's wed- Compliments Miss Delia Shippen was guest of honor yesterday afternoon when Miss Pat Partlow entertained at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Partlow. The table from which party foods were served was covered with a pink cloth and overlaid with a cutwork imported cloth. A silver bowl holding summer flowers nestled in ma- line centered the table. Bits of News Condition of Mrs. Jack Neil, who has been seriously ill at Blytheville Hospital, is reported to be much improved and she is expected to be able to return to her home soon. Mr. and Mrs. James E. Brown and son will leave today for Tampa, Fla where they will spend a week's vacation visiting friends and relatives. This well-groomed &Iu o^ n*o u.—,a m terry suit that washes eiwily and -a H _irei no " smartness* she adds a idatchicf beach towel, - * For extra. Out-of-town guests Blytheville, Osceola, Joiner and Bassett. ?ere from j Memphis.! Cloth Suit Needs No Iron Marriage Licenses BY ALICIA HART I KEA Beauty Editor | Glancing at a girl on the beach, j in fresh-looking beach fashions, | you're inclined to think she spends ! all her spare time taking care of The'following couple has received a marriage license from tie county clerk's office: " William L. Carter and. Norma Jean Sutherland, both of Newport, Ark. ' ^____ Wonderful To Wear', , them. 8067 36-52 By Sue Burnett Two piece freest, are especially comfortable to wear. This softly tailored version in a wide size range, is nicely detailed. Pattern No. 8067 is in sizes 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52. Size 38, short sleeve, 4% yards of 39- inch. For this pattern, send 30c in COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Blytheville Courier News, 372 W. Quincy Street, Chicago 6, HI. Basic FASHION, fall and winter '54 contains a wealth of sewing ideas for every woman who sews well-groomed on' the beach is no difficult task when you have terry cloth beach clothes and accessories. Newest of the terry cloth items is a romper bathing suit in smart paisley print. A decorative and practical addition is a matching terr ycloth beach towel. You'll find that taking care of your terry cloth bathing suit requires little time and effort. Simply toss it in your washtub filled with warm soapsuds. Then, rinse in lukewarm water. To avoid creases, try to squeeze out extra mois- ture without wringing. Shake your swim suit vigorously before hanging. This will help to fluff up its surface. It also gets rid of any wrinkles. Finally, stretch the seams of your suit, close fastener and turn it right side out to dry. To speed up drying, hang your suit outdoors. To insure the fastest drying, be sure to squeeze out the water that might collect at the bottom of your suit. When it's dry. you'll be delighter to discover your bathing suit needs no ironing. Other arrangements of summer j Mr. and Mrs. William H. Wyatt flowers were used throughout the j an d children and Mr. and Mrs. entertaining rooms. - Jim Smothermon and son will leave Those assisting Miss Partlow tomorrow for Daytona Beach, Fla. were Misses Sue Jobe, Mary Alice! Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Williams Me Waters, Martha Ann Bean and! have returned from a vacation Milly Ann Bradley. j spent in Gulf Hills, Miss. " Miss Shippen wore a black and i Mrs. C. L. McWaters, Jr., will natural striped dress with natural! leave Monday for Pine Bluff accessories. She was presented with | where she will take the Girls Aux- a bronze chrysanthemum corsage j iliary of the First Baptist Church and china in her chosen pattern. to camp. Out-of-town guests were from Osceola. Miss Holt, Bill Puliiom Exchange Vows In a ceremony performed July 17 at the Manila Baptist Church, Miss Geraldine Holt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Holt, became the bride of Bill Pulliam. The marriage was solemnized by the Rev. jewel McCracken, pastor of the church. They are making their home in Houston, Miss., where Mr. Pulliam is a pharmacist and Mrs. Pulliam will be associated with the Houston schools. 'Ladies Day Conducted At Country Club One hundred sixteen women members of Blytheville Country Club and their guests attended the monthly Ladies Guest Day yesterday, which included a morning of card games followed by lunch. Mrs. E. M. Regenold was chairman of the Hostess Committee, which included Mrs. R. J- McKinnon of Manila. Mrs. Riley B. Jones, Mrs. Robert Pierce of Leachville, Mrs. E. J. Cure, Mrs. B. B. Goodman of Steele, Mo., Mrs. Frank Whitworth, Mrs. oohn Ed Regenold. Mrs. J. M. Williams Jr., Mrs. Godfrey White of Osceola, and Mrs. Bill Joe Denton of Wilson. The dining room and new cocktail lounge were used for the bridge and canasta games and the buffet lunch was served in the ballroom. Low baskets of zinnias and the club's new greenery plants were used in these rooms. Lunch was served from, the wrought iron glass topped tables with a centerpiece of a bamboo basket filled with giant zinnias. The small tables had centerpieces of miniature straw holders, filled with zinnias. In the bridge games, Mrs. C. Murray Smart won first, Mrs. Ben Harpole, second, and Mrs. Kemper Bruton, third. In canasta games, Mrs. A. B. Rhodes of Caruthersville. Mo., won first and Mrs. T. A. Folger. second. Among the. guests were a group of 10 from Southeast Missouri attending a party given by Mrs. Daisy Martin, .who presented prizes to Mrs. J. H. Workman of Portageville, Mrs. Parker Kersey and Breakfast Given Miss Buckley At Hotel Noble Mrs. B. F. Scott of Memphis and Mrs. T. H. Caraway were hostesses for a breakfast at Hotel Noble yesterday morning complimenting Miss Winnibeth Buckley bride-elect of Robert Blodgett. The table where the guests were seated was centered with an arrangement of pink gladioli and white daisies in a crystal bowl. Miss Buckley was dresed in white and was presented with a white carnation and pink rosebud corsage and china and silver from her hostesses. Guests of the group were Mrs. Buckley, mother of the bride, and Mrs. Dan Blodgett, mother of the groom. for herself >nd her family. Send j Mrs. Leonard Shade, 25 cents now for your copy. • ruthersville. both of Ca- SUNDAY ONLY Melvin E. Wicker Featured Christ Centered Bible Based DYNAMIC PREACHING Gospel Singing & Music Two Great Services: 11A.M. and 7:45 P.M. FULL GOSPEL TABERNACLE Lilly and Vint RIV, M. D. MABRY, Pattor At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Virgil Powers. Steele Mrs. L. T. Ellis, Bernie Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Chester Vinson. Armorel Mrs. Robert Jamison and baby, city Miss Lillian Shaver, city J. L. German. Steele Walls Hospital Dismissed: Karen Hargett. city Will Lacy, Steele Billy Swearengin, Cooter C. G. Eubanks, Rt. 3, city Vendredi Bridge Club Has Meeting Mrs. Hank Dodd entertained members of the Vendredi Bridge Club at her home last night. Arrangements of roses and sweet- peas were used throughout the entertaining rooms. Winners in the bridge games played during the evening were Mrs. Bob Metcalfe. high, Mrs. Sanford Tomlinson. second high, and Mrs. Billy Joe Gean, bridge. Mrs. Don Kerbough was a guest of the group and Mrs. Bill Slack was a new member. At the conclusion of the games the hostess served a dessert course. Coming Events MONDAY Evelyn Stanford and Jewel Abernathy Circles of the Trinity Baptist Church meet at the church at 2 p.m. W. M. U. of the First Baptist Church meets at the church at 2:30 p.m. The Katie Hatton YWA meets with Miss Millie Ann Mallory at 7:15 p.m. The Wesleyan Service Guild of the First Methodist Church meets with Mrs. Delia Lancaster at 7:30 p.m. Woman's Auxiliary of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church meet with Mrs. Carson Alley at 8 p.m. TUESDAY Mrs. A. O Hallman entertains Octave Club. American Legion Auxiliary meets at Hut for regular meeting. WEDNESDAY Club Eight meets with Mrs. H. G. Partlow. THURSDAY The Kibitzer Club meets with Mrs. J. H. Smart. Duplicate Bridge League has regular meeting. >••**••*••••*••**•••••••»*••*•••••*»••••••••*•••• OPENS 6:45 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS AT DUSK 2 SHOWS EVERY NITE! RAIN OR SHINE! SATURDAY ONLY Double Feature Program BOSEAftRV ANNA MARIA IADRITZ ttOOM'ALBERGHMMELCHIOR i Hi«S!»i ntw PLUS CARTOON "MERRIE OLD SOUL" SUNDAY and MONDAY ; \ Fernando and introducing ViC LAMAS *DAMONE Cooter News Mr. and Mrs. Wade Reeves motored Mrs. Wade Reeves, Jr., and son, Ronnie, to Fort Hood, Texas, yesterday to join their husband and father, Cpl. Wade Reeves. Mrs. R. V. Mallory and daughter, Loretta, are spending several days in St. Louis as guests of Mrs. Mallory's sister, Mrs. Lewis Woodard. Mr. Woodard and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Kendall Berry are spending the week end in Fayetteville visiting their son, Allen, who is a student at the University of Arkansas. Miss Barbara Carter left this morning for Kirkwood, Mo., where she will be the houseguest of Mrs. Robert Compton, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Wise are leaving in the morning for Colorado Springs, Colo., to visit their son, Capt. L. H. Wise, and family. Mrs. "Leslie Hooper is spending several days in Memphis as guest of her daughter, Mrs. J. P. Newell, Jr., and family. Mrs. Paul Jones, who has been the guest of her mother, Mrs. D. C. McLean, is returning to her home in Memphis today. Mrs. Mc- daughter home. Mrs. R. D. Hughes and Mrs. Charles Jones, son of Mrs. Janie] Jones, returned home over thei weekend after his discharge fromi the Navy. Most of his three years in the Navy were spent in Hawaii. He expects to enter college this fall. The daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Everett Utley recently has been named Bess Ann. Mrs. Uiley is the former Miss Jo Alice Phillips. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Harris and daughter, who have been making their home at Steele with Mrs. Harris parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Robinson, left this week to make their home in Indianapolis, Ind. <R. D. McBride of El Paso, Texas, Mrs. Bernice Houston, Mrs. Alma Green and Ward Crook, all of Chicago, and their families have returned home after being here for the funeral of their father, Earl Richard Crook. Returning to Chicago with the daughter was their mother, Mrs. Bertie Crook who expects to make her home there. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Ashcraft spent last weekend at Jackson with their son, James Ashcraft, and family and in Cape Girardeau with the Elwood Brown family. • Allan Greenway has returned to his home in Washington, D. C., after a visit here with friends and relatives. Mrs. Greenway and children will remain for several weeks be- caus of the serious illness of tier father, Mr. Huffman. Second Lt, and Mrs. A. J. Overturf, Jr.. and son of Topeka, Kans., have been the guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Overturf, Sr. Esther Class Has Business Meeting The Esther Class of the First Baptist Church held its monthly meeting at the home of Mrs. Earl Wilson last night. The business session was presided over by Mrs. J. Roach, class president, and reports were given by other officers. Mrs. Vernon Boyd gave the devotional which was followed by prayer by Mrs. Herman May. After the business session, a social hour followed at which the hostess served refreshments. of Steele. Fred Copeland of New- Madrid was here Sunday visiting his aunt Mrs. Ada Hollinsworth, and other relatives and friends. ' Mr. and Mrs. Tom Craw-ford and children have returned to their home in Luray. Tenn., after a visit here with Mrs. Lydia Rusell and family. Mrs. Faye White left Thursday for her home in St. Louis after a weeks visit here with her parents Mr. and Mrs. J. M. McClure and other relatives. She was accompanied home by her granddaughter, Debra, who left Wednesday with MANILA NEWS Conducts Meeting Members of the Dogwood Home Demonstration Club met at the club house this week for their regular meeting. The meeting was opened with group singing and the devotional was given by Mrs. Robert Scott. In the social hour following the meeting, refreshments were served by Mrs. Charlie Lutes and Mrs. Mary Scrape. Elementary Supervisor Herbert Adkins reported Friday that 12 table fans and two attic fans wer« purchased with proceeds from, th* Fire Department benefit gam« Monday night. The Rev. C. N. King, pastor of the Milligan Ridge Baptist Church, announces the summer revival at his church will begin Sunday with the Rev. Roy Reed of Monticello in charge of preaching services. Mrs. Peggy Cheadle, the former Peggy Fleeman, has been named third grade teacher in the central school system. L. L. Woodruff has been named a member of the executive committee from the district American Legion organization. Mr. Woodruff is active in local Legion work and the work of the Manila Methodist Church, serving there as a steward. Ruth Tanner are spending several i her other grandparents, Mr. and ---• visiting Mrs. i Mrs. White of Campbell, to visit Plus 2 Cartoons "Tht Oompahs 'Pill Peddltr*' ADMISSION 50c CHILDREN UNDER 12 FREE WITH PARENTS days in Memphis Hughes' daughter, Miss Nancy Hughes. Mrs. Sybil Noble and Mrs. M. A. Lightman of Memphis are vacationing in New York. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Trissler and children of Millington, Term., are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Kirshner, Rosco Evans Crafton Who has been stationed at Westover Air Force Base in Springfield, Mass., has received his discharge and he and Mrs. Crafton are now making their home in Blytheville. Condition of Rosco Crafton, who has been critically ill, is improved. Mrs. T. I. Seay and daughter, Ann, and Mrs. W. A. Gordon and daughter, Patricia, of Houlka, Miss., have returned from a vacation spent in Pensacola and Pana- j ma City, Fla. Mrs. E. H. Crook daughter, Jeanne, will return home with Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Harm of Galveston, Texas, who have spent the past two weeks here. While in relatives in points of Tennessee before" returning to her home in St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Lucy, who for the past three years have made their home in St. Louis, have moved back to Cooter. Miss Ann Wilson has returned to her home in St. Louis after being the guest of .Mr. and Mrs. Otho Curtner of Steele. Mr. and Mrs. William Bryon and sons, Jonnie and Jerry, left Wednesday for their home in Gary, Ind., after a two-week visit here Houston. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Philips of Augusta, Ark., are the guests o-f Mr. and Mrs. Fred Copeland. with relatives. They were accompanied home by Mrs. Bryan's brother, Lee Barger, who expects to make his home in Gary. Mr. and Mrs. Basil McClure and son, Jerry, spent last week end in St. Louis as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Jones and daughter, Paula. Mr. and Mrs. Dirt Mathis and children of Tucson, Ariz., are visiting relatives here. * Jerry Brown is slightly improved in a Memphis hospital where he has been a patient since he was stricken with polio several weeks ago. Mr. and Mrs. George Ladd and daughter, Jo Ann. and Miss Patricia Hinson will return this week end alter a two weeks vacation in points of California. Mr. and Mrs. Gus Cooper are spending this week in New Orleans, La., where the later is having a medical check-up. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Wagster have as their guest this week their daughter, Florine, of St. Louis. Mrs. Ed Lawler visited friends in Blythevile Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Royce East and son, David, of Memphis spent the first of this week here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Hunt, and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nance and children who have lived in Gary, Ind., the past year have returned to Cooter to make their home. A group of members and. other boosters of the Cooter Lions Club are spending this week at Elaine, Ark., fishing. The purpose of this trip is to g n .i the fish for the annual fish supper of the club to be held Aug. 12 at the opening of the new Lions Park, which is a community affair. Mrs. Jack Neil, who has been seriously ill at Blythevile Hospital for the past two weeks, is slightly im- Earl Wildy has been named chairman of the west Mississippi County soil conservation committee. Alex Curtis is the secretary. L. V. Waddell, H. B. Perkins and V. S. Johnson of Leachville are district supervisors. Read Courier News Classified Ads. IHEUMATIC AiTHimC YlOIItt A iMeiftl Bofatri* «•!•• btoo4 TtU*. from !U4tic« (ivhtr anick, longer iMtinf relief to Mfttad ptini. 0«t cMrcin* JLB. Pain B«U«| T»bl*t§. 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