The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 23, 1968 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 23, 1968
Page 7
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Ptgt ElgU - Blythevffie (Ait.) Courier News - Thursday, May S3,196* MRS. FRED WAGNER, Mrs. Jim Batton and Mrs. John Logan, provisional members of Blytheville Junior Auxiliary, were honored yesterday with a luncheon at Blytheville Country Club. Officers, New Members Honored Blytheville Junior Auxiliary honored new officers and provisional members on May 22 with a luncheon at Blytheville Country Club. Luncheon chairman, Mrs. Roy Bray, was assisted by Mrs. Eric Lehman, Mrs. Larry Anderson, Mrs. Raymon Carlock, Mrs. Mike Terry and Mrs. Leon Burrow. Guests of honor were Mrs. George Fisher, president; Mrs. C. C. Langston Jr., vice - president; Mrs. Charles Brock, secretary, and Mrs. Don Prevallet, treasurer. The new provisional members are Mrs. Fred Wagner, Mrs. John Logan and Mrs. Jim Batton. Mrs. Langston will be in charge of a six-month training period which will acquaint these n'ew members with various child welfare activities of the Auxiliary. Mrs. Wagner, the former Miss Bonnie Hodges of Manila, received her BSE degree from Arkansas State College and is a former teacher. Her husband, Dr. Wagner, is a dentist and they have two children Bryan, age 5, and Dawn, 3. Mrs. Wagner is active in teacher associations, Arkansas Dental Auxiliary and Ladies' Golf Association. She attends First Baptist Church. Mrs. Logan, the former Miss Mary Katherine Brumm of Kan* sas City, Mo. and Newport Ark., attended the University ol Arkansas where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. Mr. .Logan is associated w>ith Logan Real Estate Agency. They are parents of a daughter, Kitty, age 2, and attend First Baptist Church. Mrs. Batton, the former Miss Norma Nicholson of St. Louis, is active in YMCA, Red Cross and the Very Little Theatre. Mr. Batton is an engineer with the Randall Company. The Battons have four children, Dale, 15, Pat, 13, Karen, 11, and Cheryl 10 and they attend First Presbyterian Church. 40 Attend B&PW Recent Dinner Meeting The BlytheviHe Business and Professional Women's Club met recently at the Rustic Inn. Forty guests and members attended. Mrs. Carol Veach attended as a new member. President Mrs. Madalynne VanCleve, presided over the meeting. A group of B&PW Club members from South Mississippi County attended. Mrs. Howard Caldwell, public relations chairman, introduced the guest speaker, Harry A. Haines, of the Courier News. Mr. Haines spoke on "Public and Personal Relations." Mrs. Caldwell presented Mrs. Harry A. Haines, who was a special guest, with a corsage. Mrs. Sam Godwin invited those present to attend a meeting on mental health, June 3, 7:30 p.m. at the Base Chapel Annex. Mrs. Winthrop Rockefeller will be the speaker. An invitation was also extended to those present, to join with Crittenden County B&PW Club on an excursion on The Island Queen leaving Memphis at 7 p.m. June 31. Tlie floral arrangtments were courtesy of Bogan and Lunsford Florists. Hostesses were Mrs. Wilhemina Bohan, Mrs. Mamie Rosamond and Mrs. Jess Russell. Mrs. Alice Gordon won the door prize. Bible Class Has Recent Meeting Ladies Bible Class of First Methodist Church met May 17 at the church. The minutes of the previou; meeting were'read by Mrs. C W. Ramey. The meeting opened witl prayer, and songs were sung by the group accompanied b; Miss Alma Peters. The devotional and scripture reading were by Mrs. A. C Haley. The song "Mother MaCrae, 1 was sung by Mrs. Roy Harrison and Mrs. Wayne Friday ac companied on the piano by Mrs, Classes Have Skating Party Fifth grade classes of Sudbury Elementary School were entertained with a skating party Tuesday at Walker Park Roller Drome. Fifty guests attended. Melvin Ramsey and Dennis Chenult were game winners. Teachers, Mrs. Jan Moore and Mrs. Joe Pride were assisted by Mrs. Bonnie Layne and Mrs. Ruth Bess. Highway 61 South Blytheville, Ark. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY DOUBLE FEATURE F. L. Patrick. Mrs. A. C. Trachael gave a talk entitled "Origin of Memorial Day." Mrs. P. E. Cooley read a poem "Mother" and Mrs. Henderson Hall presented a piano ilo. Refreshments were .served by hostesses, Mrs. H. L. Hunter, Mrs. Hall, Mrs. R. H. Arensmeier. The next meeting will be June 21. CoupleHonoredViith Recent Drop-In Mr, and Mrs. Don Brety- spraak of Jonesbpro entertained her brother, Atherton Hiett Jr. of Leachville, and his fiancee, Miss Frances Darby of Blythe- vill with a drop-in May 12 in their home from 8 until 10 p.m. Fifty - five friends of Mr. Hiett's, whom he knew while he was youth director of First Baptist Church in Jonesboro, attended. Hurricane lamps lined the driveway and walk to the front door where a blue light glowed on an antique green iron cherub and a half shell afloat with roses. Guests were greeted at the door by Mr. Bretyspraak. Mrs. Bretyspraak headed the receiving line in which Mr. Hiett introduced Miss Darby who earired a miniature • nosegay of white pom poms, tulle, Dink satin leaves and stream- ers. From the dining table, overlaid with a cutwork linen clot! made by Mrs. Bretyspraak and Mr. Hiett's paternal gram mother, petit fours were serve by Mrs. Graham Nance Sr., an Mrs. Greg Freeze.. Punch was served by Mrs Roy Jolly Jr. and Miss Jea Staggs. The dining table was center ed with a tall silver candelabr holding 'White tapers an d nosegay of pom poms and tulle Miss Kay Mathews and Mrs Bill Bryant assisted in serving An arrangement of whit stock, pom poms and sweet heart roses adorned a vantag point in the living room am spring flowers from the garden of Mrs. Bretyspraak's aunts Mrs. Aldwin Dryer and Mrs Ralph Matthews were at othei vantage-points. \ IBits of News modttt. '• peMonat Presbyterian W.OG Observe 40th Birthday; The Presbyterian Women of he Church met Monday for a lirthday luncheon in the social corns of the church, celebrat- ng the 40th. birthday of their rganization. Mrs. • Johnny White was in harge of the luncheon assisted y Mrs. Jack Webb, Mrs. Max larrison and Mrs. Joe Beasley. Mrs. H. H. Houchins and Mrs Merrill Osborne were in charge f table decorations. Mrs. Arnold Birtton, WOC resident, presided during the usiness meeting.. The meeting was opened with rayer by Mrs. Ed Dicks. Mrs. Jim Tompkins an- ounced that Bible school will e from June 10 through the 14 ith Mrs. Glenn Homer in harge. Mrs. I. M. Castlio and Mrs. Roland Rpunsaville, delegates to the Presbyterial in Wynne, gave a report of the meeting. The next Presbyterial will be August in 1969. : Mrs. J. E. Beasley'* circle won the circle.count.. Mrs. Conner Taylor was in charge of the program which began with the group singing the hymn "We've a . Story to Tell; " • then reading scripture from Psalms 96,. A birthday offering was taken to be used to train church leaders in the use of electronics, radio and television to reach a greater audience of the uninformed, according to a club spokesman. A film strip on this subject was shown. The closing prayer was by Mrs. G. W. Dillahunty. Bridal Shower Honors Miss Geanette Mitchell The home of Mrs. Leroy loss was the setting for a mis- ellaneous bridal shower Thursay May 16 honoring Miss eanette Mitchell, bride - elect : Steven Burns. Hostesses were Mrs. Ross, rs. Jack Vowell, Mrs. Eddie ord, Miss Pat Parish, Miss everly Mitchell, Mrs. L. J. Zel- r and Miss Patsy Ross. Gifts were displayed on a tale draped with a cutwork cloth and centered with a minia- ure bride and groom. In party .games played, win- ers were Miss Geanette Mitch- 1 and Miss Parish, the bride-elect chose a mint reen sheath with white patent ccessories and was presented white glamellia corsage. Mrs. Leon Burns, -mother of e prospective groom, was at- red in a two-piece brown en- semble and was presented a pink glamellia corsage. .," From ' refreshments^ table, overlaid with a' cutwork! lace cloth, assorted party cookies and punch were served. The table was centered with an arrangement of pastel flowers flanked by candles. Out - of . town guests were '"''iiiiiiiiiiitiiiiwiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiniiif Mrs. Helen Foster and daugh ter., Jeannie left this week fo an extended visit with her sis ter Mrs. Ron McClough, Mr McClough and sons Gary, am Allen in Fairfield,, Calif. Mrs. Foster and Mrs: Me Clough are daughters of Mr and Mrs. Bill Batey of Blythe ville. .Mrs. Elizabeth Kelly and-Mrs Bill Batey" have returned from St. Louis" where they attendee the funeral services of Mrs Kelly's sister-in-law, Dorothy Hays. Blan Heath Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Blan Heath has been named to membership in i Cardinal XX at the University ;of Arkansas/This award is made annually td ! :the> top ;20 'freshmen ori the campus/ Sam Norris and Tehriie Drum- mqnd Cook are entries in the Lepanfo Outdoor; Art,' Show • to be Sunday May 26 on the lawn of. the Mack Lee Howihgton home on Highway 155, from 2 p.m. -until 5 p.m. In the event of inclement weather, the ex- ; libit will be held the following Sunday. . . ... . : Mrs. ;EarI McGregor and her daughter, Mrs. Gerald Hancock visited-last -Wednesday in West Memphis with the Herman Tinker family. They spent Friday in Memphis with Mrs. McGregor's )rbth'er, Clyde Newman, and Mrs.'Newman. ", ' : They spent two days In Rip- ey, ;Tfnn., ;r .visiting 'Mrs. Mc- Jregor's father, A. A. Newman; ier brother, Page Newman and Mrs. Newman, and her sister, Mrs,, B i 11. prumwright, Mr. Drumwright and family. : ; Mn and Mrs. Carl-F. Gentry mnounce the birth of a son orn May 21 at Doctors Hos- ital. He has been named ames N.eal. : Mr. Gentry, who is with the Vavy stationed at Patuxent Riv- r Air Testing Center, Patuxent iiver, Md., will arrive home fay 31. Maternal grandparents are ilr. and Mrs. Joe Evans and aternal grandparents are Mr. nd Mrs. V. A. Gentry. Sorority Has Dinner Pdrty* XI Xi Chapter of:Beta Sigma Phi held their last meeting of the 'year Tuesday night with a dinner and bunco party honoring their husbands at Blytheville Country Club. . \ Mrs. Claude McCabe of Col- fey ville, Kan,,; mother of Mrs. John Kersnick, was a guest. • John Kersnick won high bu co for men, Mrs. McCabe wo high bunco for women,'Mr Jimmy Smothermon won bi bunco and Jimmie Edward won bridgo. Those attending were Mr. an Mrs. Jimmy Smothermon, Mr and Mrs. Jimmie Edwards, Mr and Mrs. Billy Bowen, Mr. an Mrs., Joseph Couch,. Mr. an Vis. Kersnick, Mrs. Rola Fletcher and Mrs. McCabe. David Simer§ Celebrates j Birthday j David Simers celebrate^ nil 10th birthday Tuesday afternoon, with a skating parly at Walker Park Roller Drome* .Twenty-four guests attended and game winners were Randy Simers and Greg Pettey. J .David is the son tf Mr.>and Mrs. Jack Simers. \ Anting Events Thursday Blytheville Duplicate League, 7:30 Restaurant. Bridge p.m. Razorback Mrs. W.' R. Turner and Mrs. Nora Lipford, both of Steele. The hostesses presented Miss Mitchell with a portable'mixer. The couple' will be married Saturday, May 25. MURRELIAS Your Friendly Theatre OSCEOLA • Thurs. • Fri. • Sat. DOUBLE FEATURE "THE FROZEN DEAD" with Dana Andrews —PLUS— rriTrr 'IT' (IN COLOR) with Roddy McDowell & Jill Haworlh Drive-In Theatre 1 Mile So. Hwy. 61 OSCEOLA •**••*••••••••*••••••• LAST TIME TODAY "RAGE" Friday • Saturday THE WILD ANGELS —PLUS — "FIREBALL 500' Cosmic Colors Wild Wild jRANT DRESSES Psychedelic Flowers fa wild rainbow hoea. New kicky pant dresses ... the razamatan look for little girls. Cool, casual sportswear /or lithe 'n lively lassies. Pick a big bouquet & for your 7 to 14 girls. Mrs. Boren \ Presents Club Program Mrs. W. E. Buchanan was ibstess Tuesday when African Violet Club met at 2 p.m. Mrs. Florence Breysacher wesident, opened the meetinj >y reading a poem from the rearbook. Opening prayer wag by Mrs . M. Abbott. Mrs. W. L. Boren presentee le program "Mites and How le can Convey Them to Our fiolets" and "The Treatmenl i; Get "Rid of Them.", \ ; Mrs. Boren also gave tips on mealy bugs and discussed the "Why and Causes of Mites and Mealy Bugs." Mrs. Breysacher distributed the club violets to members.?fine members and two guests Mrs. Maude Braddy and Mrs. Sawyer, attended. : The next meeting date will be announced later! ' "' Mrs. Crigger Hosts Club: Mrs. Charles Crigger HI was hostess Tuesday for a dessert bridge for Contract Bridge Club. Mrs: George Hubbard Jr. and Mrs. E. B. Gee Jr. attended as guests. Mrs.. Charles Moseley and Mrs. Crigger were bridge winners. Mrs. Moseley will be hostess for next week's meeting. "tead Courier news Classifieds LOOK FOR THE ON THE HEEL! P-FRyer. witfc mliislv* Pestira foundation Now The P-F on the heel stands for OSTURE FOUNDATION — th« igid wedge that decreases foot nd leg strain ... help: young, ters run their•- fastest longerlj ring in the.ichildren for P-Fi lyers todayl ivBKGoodrich Heuer'sShoe Store 11 W. Main PO 3-3549 ; CONTINUOUS SHOWING DAILY FROM 2 P.M, LAST TIME TODAY DOUBLE FEATURE (GA) "FATHER GOOSE" — *Hh Cory Grant ' • and Leslie Coron "CHARADE" — with Gary Grant and . Audrey Hepburn FRIDAY • SATURDAY (A) CUNT EASTWOOD fTHEGOO 1THEBAD [THEUGLY LEfcVANCLEE] ELIWALLACH Skllt, Stereif > rai»n Jk LM '8 GHOST — D«n~jonei i°Snnnne 1 ««, SGT. RTKBB — U« Murln FWO ° -

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