The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 5, 1954 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 5, 1954
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, AUGUST I, 1954 Society News illnrv S/vipt.v RHitnr * Miss Millie Ann Mailory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Miss Hamby Complimented With SJwwer Miss Nancy Hamby, bride-elect of Robert A. McFarland, was complimented at a shower at the Rustic Inn last night. Hostesses for the affair were Mrs. Raymond Smith, Mrs. Joe Hughes, Mrs. Ruth Edwards, Mrs. Prank Grigsby and Mrs. T. J. Barnes. The table where the gifts were displayed was centered with a silhouette of a wedding bell centered with a miniature bride and groom. The individual tables where the guests were seated held arrangements of mixed garden flowers. Winners in the games played during the evening were Mrs. E. L. Boggs and Mrs. Sterling Martin. Miss Hamby wore a brown linen sheath dress with white accessories. She was presented a novelty corsage and silver in her chosen pattern from her hostesses. Mrs. Joe Hamby, mother of the bride and Mrs. Gary McParland, mother of the groom, were special guests. Preceding the games, the hostesses served a dessert course. Presbyterian Church Women Hold Meeting BASSETT — Members of the Women of the Church of the Presbyterian Church met at the church Tuesday. Mrs. Ferrell Shields presided over the business session when several reports were made by committee chairman. Mrs. E. M. Bell was appointed as spiritual leader by Mrs. Shields. Mrs. Brian Burkett was in charge of the program. The next meeting will be Sept. 7, with Mrs. J. C. Brown as leader. TO BE MARR!ED — Miss Clarice Maxwell of Long Beach, Calif., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Maxwell of Gosnell, will)' become the of Bits of News l Club Eight Bridge Group Meets Mrs. H. G. Partlow entertained members of Club Eight yesterday afternoon. . Winners in the bridge games played during the afternoon were Mrs. Jess White, high, Mrs. Otto Scrape, second high and Mrs. J. W. Adams, Jr., bridgo. Arrangements of daisies and zinnias were used on the tables and throughout the entertaining rooms. Guests o/ the group were Mrs. C. Modinger and Mrs. Adams. Frosted drinks were served during the games by the hostess. Octave Canasta Club Entertained Mrs. A. 0. Hallman entertained members of the Octave Club at the Razorback Tuesday night. Winners in the games played during the evening were Mrs. Garth Castilio, high and Mrs. Harry Bogan, second high. Mrs. Gilbert Smythe won guest high. At the conclusion of the games the hostess served a salad course Of Atlas Boles Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Maxwell of Gosnell today are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Miss Clarice Maxwell of Long Beach. Calif., to Atlas Boles of Long Beach, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Bay of Dell. Miss Maxwell was graduated from Blytheville High School and attended Arkansas State College where she was a member of the Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority. She attended Diike University in Durham, N. C., where she completed her post-graduate work. She is now a medical technician in Long Beach. 1 Mr. Boles is graduate of Dell High School and Los Angeles City College. He is now a retail representative for Union Oil Company in Long Beach. The wedding will be solemnized in November. I Miss Buckley Entertains Wedding Mrs. Richard S. Eager and children of Ephrata, Wash., arrived Tuesday to visit Mrs. Rager's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben T. Mays. Mrs. B. J. Allen, who was injured in an automobile accident in Hot Springs in July, is now at her home on Magnolia Street and is allowed to have visitors. Mr. and Mrs. Chilton Young and Children of Memphis are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Webb and children. Mrs. G. W. Dillahunty and Jean Louise Taylor are spending several days in Tennessee. Mrs. Dili lahun *y is visiting Mrs. Walter | Hart in Ripley and Miss Taylor is Boles Of Long' visiting Mrs. C. C. Lee in Dyers- O f burg. Mrs. Joe Diilahunty will undergo surgery at Baptist Hospital today. Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Grain of Oklahoma City and Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Smith of Baton Rouge, La., former Blytheville residents, will spend the week end here. Mr. and Mrs. Crain will be the guests of Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Tune and Mr. and Mrs. Smith will be the guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Horner. Mrs. John Walker and daughter. Lucy, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Thompson, Sr., and Michael Thompson have returned from Hammond, Ind., where they spent several days visiting Mrs. Walker's niece, Mrs. George Petrick, and family. They visited in Chicago, HI., and en route home stopped in St. Louis and Mrs. Walker's niece, Mrs. Gus Willie, accompanied Beach, son Mr. and Mrs. Ben Ray of Dell. Miss Winnibeth Buckley entertained the feminine members of her wedding party last night with an informal party. Arrangements of pink were used throughout the entertaining rooms. Miss Buckley presented her attendants gifts of hand-painted powder boxes and silk 4 scarfs. A dessert course was served by the hostess. them home and is spending several days here. Church Gifts At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Jerry Stallings, city Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Joseph Paught, city Mrs. Laverne Hodges and baby, city Michael Miller, city Mrs. Brooks Logan, Walnut Ridge Walls Hospital Dismissed: S. Ri Hicks, Holland Mrs. J. N. B our land ,city Mrs. Ruth Patton, city Mrs. Georgia Greer, city Mrs. June Holiman, Lepanto Mrs. Mavis Thacker. Armorel Mrs. Lloyd McCormick, city Magic For Fuller Figure 8626 36-52 By Sue Burnett Designed particularly for the woman who wears size 36 to 52. Slimming lines, feminine details are so flattering. Pattern No. 8626 is a sew-rite perforated pattern, in sizes 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52. Size 38, short sleeve, A% 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 0, HI. The latest issue of Basic FASHION — fall an dwinter '54 — is colorful, stimulating and a com- plett guide in wardrobe planning for * new season. 25 cent* per copy — tend tor it now. Marriage Licenses The following couple has received a marriage license from the county clerk, Mrs. Elizabeth Blythe Parker: Freddie Joe Robert and Rosana Cleveland, both of Blytheville. Stubborn spots on suede shoes or' bags often disappear after they are lightly rubbed with an emery board and then stemmed over a boiling kettle. MOX -Theatre- On West Main St. In Blythevilfe Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat., Sun. 1:00 On Our Wide-Vision Metafile Screen WATERBTJRY, Conn. (fl>) — Her dead aunt's engagement ring was all one woman said she could give toward a fund being raised for improvements at the First Methodist Church. The Rev. Charles B. Hart was reluctant to accept the gift feeling it represented too great a sacrifice. Then the Waterbury Republican mentioned the incident. A day or so later. Hart received a telephone call from a person "who doesn't belong to our church," offering to donate the value of the ring to the improvement fund. The check which followed was for $550. But, says Hart, the ring donor insisted that the church keep it. It will be set into a cross which will be installed above the Communion table in the sanctuary. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Elsworth Smith of Piainsfield, N. J., an- asters i Bounce the birth of their first ' child, a son, yesterday. The baby has been named Christopher Edward. Mrs. Smith is the former Miss Ann. Weedman, daughter of Mr. and 1 * Mrs. Harry Weedman. Mrs. Weedman and daughter, Billie Louise, are in New Jersey. E. M. Holt, Nicky Weedman and Robert and Jack Holt are spending several days vacationing in Eastern Tennessee. Misses Martha Ellen Williams of Wild West SHERIDAN, Wyo. (ff>) — A deer was struck by a car and killed recently in downtown Sheridan (pop. 11,500). Another motorist ran over a mountain sheep on a highway. Lexington, Miss., and Peggy Beth Ford of Luxora were guests of Miss Mary Jane Seymore yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Odell Barnes announce the birth of a son last night at the Chickasawba Hospital, The baby who has been named, George Randall, has a brother, Michael Odell. Mrs. Barnes is the former Miss Lottie Pearl JStilwell. Mr. and Mrs. George Stilwell of Marked Tree are here with their daughter and new grandson. \ Politicians Protest ST. IGNACE, Mich. (&) —A political office was open and not one politician even nibbled at it. Hve St. Ignace attorneys made an agreement not to seek the office of Mackinac County prosecutor. It was their way of protesting the smallness of the $2,300 annual salar paid for the job—and that include hiring a clerk. BLOTTED LIPSTICK IMPORTANT — Preparing for an afternoon tea, this considerate girl applies (left) a nonsmear type lipstick. She doesn't want to hamper her social standing or spoil her reputation for good grooming by smearing lipstick on her hostess's fine china and linens. She applies the lipstick to well-powdered, dry lips. The powder serves as a base to prevent the lipstick from "sliding" off. Next, she blots her lips carefully (upper center). ^Blotting is most important, for all excess lipstick is removed in this way. At tea (right), she's the ideal guest, showing poise, confidence and a well-groomed handsome appearance to her hostess and the other guests. In a Military Manner FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (ff) — Marine Sgt. Clyde Clifton Bourne Jr., had but an hour of liberty left when he faced a red traffic light here. He made use of the waiting period to kiss the girl beside him. A string of cars, including that of Patrolman John E. Patterson, lined up while, Patterson said, the light changed three times. Bourne started on the fourth change of the light. The Marine didn't deny kissing the girl but said that the light didn't change three times. "We'll assume." said Justice A. W. Embry Jr., "that you were unconscious at that time and unable to count the changes." Bourne was fined S50 for .reckless driving. Apology Accepted DALLAS (jP)—Justice of the Peace Glenn Byrd. rendered a $50 judgment against a man who failed to pay all of a doctor's bill. "Much obliged for this kangaroo court," snapped the defendant. Byrd, reddening, declared he was merely following the law and added: "I'm a mind to get off this bench and take you on." Byrd is a big man. The defendant took a long look and said, "I DENVER 0P) — They don't make 'em like they used to. At Montrose, Colo., a new auto collided with a horse-drawn buggy. The car was badly dented. There wasn'.t a scratch on the horse. At Durango, Colo., a narrow guage passenger train — last one in operation in the United States — banged into a tractor-trailer stalled on the tracks. 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