The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 7, 1950 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 7, 1950
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TAGE TOUR BLYTHEVIU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Jane Shelton, Society Kditor Phon* 4461 Miss Neely Betrothed To Wesley Gitchell Announcement of fhe engagement and approaching marriage of Miss Patty June Neely of Blythc- ville, to Wesley Gitehel), of Blytlie- vllle. son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny . Williams, was made known today by the bride-elect's mother, Mrs. F G. Lackmatm. Plans for the exchange o( nuptials will be announced later. Miss Neely attended Blytheville schools and Holly Angels Academy in Jonrsboro and was graduated from Aberdeen, Miss,. High School She now makes her home in Blytheville uilh her sister. Mrs. Kenneth Richardson and Mr. Richardson. Mr. Gitchell was graduated from Blyihcvllle High School and Is « veteran of 27 months duty with the U.S. Arni.v. 19 of \vhlch was spent overseas. Mr. Gitcr-el! has been associated with the Courier News for the past several years. Miss Jaggers Re-Named President in Eleclion Miss Rutonne Jagfters was re elected president of Epsilon Sigm Alpha sorority last night it, til bi-monthly meeting or the group Miss Jaggers was hostess to 1 members at her home on Ken lucky. ,- Other officers named by the grou were vice president, Mrs. Ralp Wafler; corresponding sccretar Miss Alma Cain; recording secret «ry, Miss Frances Jones; treasurer Mrs. Ray Swiney and repoter, Mis Lavonne Portlock. ; Committees named by the presi 'denl to serve during the club yea were publicity: Miss Portlock. Mis. Cain, Miss Myrtle Sexton, and Mis. Jones. Social: Mrs. Wafler, Mis. • Paula covington, Miss Kathleen Reed and Miss Maxine Lendennie ,,Ways and Means: Mrs. Swlncy -Mrs. Calvin Hill, Miss Mary Dal .and Mrs. Joe Warren. : During the business session, plan., were discussed for a weiner roast to be given at the next, sorority social ;; Miss Jaggers served refreshments : In the social hour. Mrs. Turner Hostess To Bridge Club, Guests •': *tr«. Herman Turner was hostess last evening at her home to the • TLE Club and two guests, Mrs *oy Etchieson and Mrs. Charles \ Ridings. , The evening was spent in playing bridge in the entertaining room of the. home, which was decoratec with ibowls .filled with- graceful sjif- ; ^T* ea 'V'- .'. . •; : -. -'< : '••'.;•Mri.•". W. - E. Cherry won hlgl: •core, Mrs. Etchieson second high • nd Mrs. Hidings, brldgo. . Mrs. Turner served a salad '•ours*. • • • Church Class, Guests 'Honored with Party A television party was given last '-•veiling at the J. Cecil Lowe home entertaining seven members and two guests of the First Year Intermediate Sunday School Class of the First Christian Church. The evening was spent In watch- Ing TV shows after which Mrs. .Lowe, who is class teacher, served refreshments. , At the conclusion of the evening, the group formed a Friendsrip circle for the dismissal. ' BEE-OOTIFUL BONNET— This honey of a hat set the audience' al a screwball "hardware hat" snow in Miami, Fla. Barbara Eriksson models the bee bonnet, which comes complete with insecticide. Bits of News WEDNESDAY, JUNE T, 1958 DRESS AND CAPE ENGAGEMENT TOM)—The belrotlml and approaching marriag of Miss Patty June Neely of Blytheville. to Wesley Gitchell of Blytheville, was announced today by the bride-elect's mother, Mrs. F. G Lackmann. William Rader Marries VIiss Birdie Lane Wright Miss Birdie Lane Wright, niece >f Mrs, Sam H. Lane and daughter ol Mrs. M. A. Wright ol New Orleans, became the bride of Wil- iain S. Racier, Jr., o.' Blytheville. of Dr. and Mrs. William S. Rarfcr of Clarksville. Ark., in eremony performed Friday after- loon at the Tcxarkana, Texas Christian Church. The Rev. William A. B. Wright, if Chickasha. okla., brother of the iride, officiated. Miss Mary Tennison presented rgan music with Miss Kay Layton •lilter, vocalist. The bride's attendants were Mrs. i. C. Henderson, matron of honor ind Airs. K. J.» Lcroux. sister of he bride, other feminine attcnd- nt.s were Mrs. W. E. Wright, Mrs. ames H. Lcdford and Mrs. John Nclosn, Jr. Betty Joan and Vanda -Lane Estes, nieces of the ride and Betty Harrison and Kapy Garret, nieces of the groom, were unior bridesmaids. They wore gowns of marquisette nd carried fans of sweetpeas and laline. Dr. Rader served his son as best lan. Ushers were O. E. Garrett. Valter Iranian, James M. Ledford irl John S. Nelson Jr. A white organdy gown was chosen the bride, who was given In larriage by her brother. H. E Vrlght. Her veil of illusion was eld by a cap of illusion, which as traced in seed pearls. Her bridal oumict was made of while orchids nd stephanotis, showered with ies of the valley. A reception in the church social 'Om followed the ceremony. Later in the evening, Mr. Rader nd his bride left on a wedding ip. The bride traveled in a pink ock of summer gabardine, trim- ed in white picnic. Mr. and Mrs. Rader will be at ome In Blytheville where Mr. Raer Is associated with Max R. Reid id James Roy In the law firm Reid and Roy. JDC's Plan Silver Tea The Dr. James Franklin Davis hapter of the United Daughters of ic Confederacy, will entertain ith a silver tea Tuesday. June 13 ; the Wilson Community Club, it as announced today by Mrs. E. B ell of Baxselt, president o( the hdpter. Honored guest will be Mrs. C. P utlerworth of Hot Springs, stale resident of the group. The" Blythc- lle and Critte-den County Chap- ets and friends of chapter mcm- ers have been invited by the chap- cr, Mrs. Bell said. ! n-1 own, One Guesl Honored by Mrs. Brooks The Trl-Town Bridge Club and one guest, Mrs. Sanford Boone, was entertained yesterday al the Jam L. Brooks home on Holly, when .Mrs. llrooks was hostc&s for the weekly dessert bridge. Dud vases, filled with vari-hued swcetpeas, centered the small tables at which the club ami guest was seated. Bouquets of larkspur and daisies .Interspersed with greenery, completed the floral decorations of the home. Kigh score In the bridge game was presented to Mrs. Jame.5 Terry, with Mrs. Boone winning second high score- Mrs. Nicholson Hostess To Bridge, Canasta Guests Two tables of bridge and one table of canasta guests were entertained yesterday by Mrs, Mary Lynn Nicholson at her home on Ash Street. The entertaining room in which the gur:sts_ were seated at small tables wss;-:decorated with vases of siunmer'Tjtossoms in mixed shades. Mrs. Freeman Jerniean won high score In the bridge game, with bridgo being won by Mrs. Henry Dodd. Mrs. Glenn Cook was presented canasta high. Mrs. Nicholson served a frozen dessert course. Ten Attend WSCS Meeting Ten members of the Lake Street Methodist WSCS met Monday afternoon at the church for a business meeting. Mrs. J. W. Maloncy led the opening prayer, with Mrs. Billy King, president, presiding over the business session. Mrs. W. L. Green gave the rlcvo- liunnl, followed by group singing and the reading of the prayer "Another Soul." Mrs. Green's subject for the devotional was "Judge Not That Yc Be Not Judged." The dismissal prayer was ted by Mrs. Green. Miss Phylolse Crank of Louisa Va., is visiting In Blytheville as guest of Miss Betty Black and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. p. E. ui ac k Miss Crank and Miss Black are former classmates a t Vanderbili University, Nashville. Several cvenU, are planned In compliment to Miss Crank during her visit here. Mrs. Ray Hall and children Nila Rose and Charles Ray, Jr.. wore in Memphis Monday, where they attended the graduation of Mrs Hall's nephew, Bobby Maxwell, from Memphis Slate College. Mr. Maxwell, who served as senior class president, also made the class presentation to the school. Mr. Maxwell is a former Blytheville resident. Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Conway have as their houseguests Mr. Con*ay's niece, Mrs. A. A. Turner and Mr. Turner from Sallna. Kansas Dr. and Mrs. c. E. Wilson were n Memphis Monday for the graduation of their grandson, Dick Sher- rlck, from Memphis Stale College. Mr. Shcrrick is a former Blytheville resident. Condition of A. M. Shirley fa- her of Mrs. Charles Alforcl, is re- rartcd as critical following a heart attack. Mr. Shirley's daughter Mrs Danna Oipson of St. Louis and son, Robert Shirley. Mrs. Shirley and children of Sikeston, arriral list night to be with him. Mrs. Ellla Rulledge is able to be out after having suffered a sprained knee Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. John Osborne left today for a three weeks vacation in Pasadena, Calif,, where they will be the guests of Mrs.. Osbornc's eister. Mrs. Charles M. Rowland and Mr. Rowland. Mr. arid Mrs. Jack Matheny and children, Joan and Billy, have moved to ttieir new home at M7 Parkway Drive. They formerly resided at 114 S. 13th Street. Mrs. R. H. Jones spent Friday In Memphis where she attended the luncheon of the Women's Auxiliary of the Tri-Stale oil Mill Superintendents Association Hotel Peabody that night. Mrs. Jones was the guest of Mrs. Hart H. Johnson of Dyersburg. founder of the Women's Auxiliary and its first president. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson formerly lived in Wilson where he was connected with Lee Wilson Company. Dr. VV. B. Thorning and daughter. Margo, of Houston, Tex., will arrive in Osccola Sunday morning to be the guests of Mr. and Mrs. R H Jones. Dr. Thorning. Houston surgeon and instructor nt Baylor Medical School In Houston, will return home Monday while Margo will remain with her grandparents for the month of June. Mr; and Mrs. jj. A. Love and sons, Abe and Chuck of Washing- Ion, pa., and Mr. and Mrs, R.A. Cobble and son. blark. of Rogersville, Tenn.. are visiting here as guests of Mrs. Love and Mrs. Cobble's mother. Mrs. G. W. Smith and family and other relatives. Bill Williams, Jr.. who has been visiting here for several days with tils parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Williams, has returned to the University of Arkansas, Payettcville where he will attend the summer session. Mrs. John Thomas of Knoxville is spending the week here as guest of her mother, Mr . E. A. Goodrich and sister, Miss Vera Goodrich. Betty and Nancy Newcomb. children of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ray Newcomb, are also the week's guest of their grandmother. Mrs. Goodrich and family. Mr. and Mrs Newcomb and James Hill j r ;, ,e in Atlantic City, N. J.. where 'they are attending a convention. Miss Neil Harris was dismissed yesterday from Walls Hospital, wlierc she had been undergr'ng a check up and observation for several days. 11-18 J By Sue Burnett A cleverly styled dress for sun- seekers that you can put together n no time. It's cut low hi hack for coolness, lias a pielty shaped neckline. Far street, add the clashing button-on capelet. Pattern No. 85-12 Is a sow-rite lierforated pattern for si/.es 11, 12, 13. 14, IG nnd 18. Size 12, dress 3H yards of 39-inch; cap*', 1 yard. For this pit tern, send 25 cents in COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett. Courier Neivs, South Wells Street, Chicago 7. Don't miss the Spring and Slimmer FASHION. This issue is colorful, informative, — a complete pattern magazine. Fabric news, fashion tips, a wealth of smart frorks o sew for summer arc all included. 25 cents. 'Miss West Memphis' WEST MEMPHIS. Ark., June 7 'l—Barbara Morley. 18. is "Miss West Memphis. 1950." She was selected last night nt the annual beauty pageant. She Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Roy Morley. Hufftnon Church Plans Services The annual homccomin? for •nembers of the Huffman Baptist Church, former member.? and pa.s- tors. will be held Sunday June 11 it the Church. A baptismal service will be held during the afternoon ceremonU-s. Club Auxiliary Stages Initial Ladies Day Event The Initial monthly lunchco meeting of the Ladies Auxiliary «r the country club was successfully held yesterday afternoon at the country club with 07 ladles of the group attending the affair. Mrs. Charles Crigger, Jr.. and Mrs, E. J. Cure, chairman of the dis s entertainment, received the guests as they arrived for the 1 pm luncheon. Small tables were spaced around (he ball room with tiny bud vases filled with vnrl-hued mixed flowers tapping each to provide a summer touch to the colorful affair. Immediately following luncheon the remainder of the afternoon was spin! tn playing bridge, canasta and golf. High score for the bridge game was won by Mrs L E Old with Mrs. Aubrey Comvay winning second high. Mrs. Lloyd Stickmon third.,and Mrs. R. J. McKinnon of Minlla fourth. Canasta was presented Mrs. C, M. Buck Mrs. Hnrry Kirby, Mrs. Louis Cherry and Mrs. J. A. Lcecli, members of tlic House Committee of the Auxiliary, provided the decorations lor the event. Other members of the auxiliary who served as iiostesscs for the af'- leinoon were Mrs. C. C. Councille Mrs. F. E. Black, Mrs. G. o Poete Mrs. Samuel F. Morris. Mrs Charles C LaiiRslon, Mrs. o. VV. McCutchcn Mis W, D. Chamblln. Mrs. Harrv A. mines, Mrs. P. o. Foster Mrs lpy Jones of Maniln. Mrs Robert Dyess and Mrs, D, H. Blodgett, of Bluxoa. Wednesday. July 12. Is the date selected for the next Ladies' Day. Baptist Associates To Convene Friday The Mississippi county Baptist Association will convene at New Liberty Baptist Church, six miles south of Blytheville, Friday at 10 a.m. for its regular meeting today announced Rev. Russell Duffer host pastor and Moderator of the Association. The Rev. Eugene Schultz pastor of Number Nine Baptist Church. Rev. A. F. Mimcy. Wilson Rev. L. L. Jordan,, Rev c A Johnson, New Providence, and Rev' Carl Castleman of Gosnell will h->ve parts on the program entitled "Baptist Distinctives." This will be the first meeting nee the beginning of the new Associational Missionary. The Rev D B. Bledsoe will discuss plans for the coming months in the Associational work. Lunch will be served at noon by the host church. Dell Kiwanians Hear Report on Boys' State Members of the Dell Klwnnis Club heard a report-on Boys' State which was held last week, from Bobby Simmons who attended the event as a representative of the Dell Kiwanians. at the weeHy meeting of Ihe club" last night. During the business session which preceded the Boy's State report the members discussed plans for their forthcoming pancake breakfast and it was reported that 200 tickets have been sold. TRIPLE TITLIST- llclty Smith, of Charleston, W. Va., 1 won her third l>i-.iulr title i" a year at Ihc Ijiiversily of Norlli Carolina when slie was named .May Queen. FOKMKK RESIDENT — Ivan Richards, son of Mrs. Grace Richards White of Memphis, formerly of Btytheville, was graduated will honors from Memphis Humes Higl School. May 30. He was a member of the football and track teams commercial club, ROTC, Hi-Y. glee club and high school quartette. Mrs, While and son moved to Memphis four years ago to make their home. WSCS Conducts First Meeting The first meeting of the WSCS year which begins in June, was held Monday afternoon 'at the First Methodist Church, when the group gathered for a business program meeting. A devotional on prayer was. given by Mrs. James C. Guard after which Mrs. W. A. Holllngsworth discussed "Mission Works," New circle chairmen introduced to the group were—Mrs. J. E. Stevenson. Circle One ;Mrs. W. A. Af- nick. Circle Two; Mrs. Joe Ferguson, Circle Three; Mrs. Coleman Stevens. Circle Four; Mrs. Byron Moore, Circle Five; Mri. F. L. Husbands. Circle Six; and Mrs. Harry A. Haines. Circle Seven. The meeting was conducted by Mrs. W. L. Horner. re-elected president of the Society. Hostess for the meeting vras the \VSCS Executive Board. Storm Is Sexton PEORIA. III. — Vf\— The bell in the First Presbyterian church had tieen idle since electric chimes were installed in 1920. Then — bong — it rang for the first time In 30 years. It had been struck by lightning. IH( MATTAO CHIfFTAIN .US' 5 ADAMS APPLIANCE CO. Marriage Licenses The following couple obtained :i marriage license yesterday from thr office of Miss Elizabeth Blyihe county clerk: JCMC Garcia and Mis.; Julia Arias both of Blytheville. * Headquarters for your ^ CHILDREN'S ' SHOES |l Trained salesperson cuwe o perfect Til (or your child. Wide leleclion of piny and dre» ihoei for toll lo leeruten. FAMILY SHOE STORE FREE PARKING! Call 3356 lotlay f nr nil np- ptvnlnirni |. C ( lls ve-slylc .vnnr hair. , K ivc il a lovely lieu- season permanent. EXPERIENCED OPERATORS . Kvclyi, Grimes Vonncl Webb l.:ic.v .SIires STIRES BEAUTY SHOP 309 N. 5th Call 3356 J Il's (he annual Hlylhcvilli! Heanty Hull sponsored hy Hie JayCccs...featuring Ihc very daucealile music <>'f Jack ijlaulcup & his orchestra. Friday night—Women's Kxliihil liuildinp al Walker I'ark—'| o P.M., right after crowning of Atiss Hlylhcvillc. Advance tickets, S2.50 -stag or drag. ,. Admission S-VOO al Ihc door, lie sure (o conic. CORRECTION! Our Special Free Installation Offer on Motorola Television Is Effective Immediately. FREE INSTALLATION ALL THROUGH JUNE! FRED CALLIHAN RADIO SERVICE HOUSE-CLEANING TIME iS BUG-KILLING TIME COOK KILL KILLS MOTHS • ROACHES CARPET BEETLES CRICKETS . SPIDERS FIEAS • SUVERFISH ANTS • FtlES WASPS «* KIUH C£T ^« COOK-KILL TODAY! <?!.... $1.79 KIRBY STORES Murray Smart Heads Semester Honor Roll Murray Smart, son of Mr. and Mrs. c. M. Smart, was named to head Uie honor roil of BlylhevUl* High School for the second semester, it was announced todny by W. D. Tonimey, principal. Second place honors for the sa»- cster were won by Bonnie SPll McCormlck, with John Wllks taking third place. Bonnie Neil McConnicIc and Ben Borowsky tied for first lilnce honors for the third six weeks. Murray Smart took second plac« and Shirley King and Vivian Patterson tied for .third place. Students making the honor roll for the second semester and th« third six weeks were Allen Bush, Margery Halo, Maxine Hipp, Shirley King, Irene McCook, Vivian Patterson, Patsy Pope, Ben Borowsky. Monn Joy Gaines, Ruth Ha!e, Edward Pipkin, Carol Ann Bailey. Clovls Garnett, Vivian Jones, Charles Kinnlngham, Boby Orsburn. Fruma Borowsky, Harold Daniels, Marilyn Daugherty, Peggy Ollnicr, Laura Alice Efeinby, Howard Higgenson, Max Hill, Jo AHc« McGuire, Jimmy Weednwn and Stanley Zellncr. Honor Roll for the second semester only were Larry Ashley, Nancy Shivley, Wlnnibcth Buckley, Albert Palfield, Melbaline Hill, Allene Wimbcrly, and Linda Lou Bunch. Second six weeks honor roll only —Bob Blodgett. Vivian Taylor, Reba Beasley, Billy Dean Jackson, Larry Baker. Billy Bert Mayo, John Lew- gins. Johnny O'Brien, Ronald PflB- lips, and Mary Sue Watklns. • At The Hospitals ' Walls Hospital Dismissed: Miss Nell Harris, City. Mrs. Thomas Beasley. Stcelc . Mrs. W. A. Stegall, City. Mrs. Donald Veach and babr. Manila. JACK WEBB, M.D. Nnw relocated In (he Lynch Buildlns, Blj'lhevllle Practice Limited to Eye. Ear, Nose & Throat Wodnesdiiy & Thursday FINAILY, af last, after a 3 year delay, you con »•• THE OUTLAW/ B HOWARD HUGHES JANE RUSSEL, HCK BUETtl THOMAS MirCHEII WAUtlt HtmOU Selrcteit Short Subjects GEM Thursday & Friday —11OUBI.K FKATURE— Body Hold ilth \Villard r.irkir •V

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