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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)" COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, AUGUST IT, 1954 Society News llnw 5nr-i*itv F!dirnr • Misi Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 ENGAGED — Miss Jean La Nelle Phillips. daughter of Mrs. Hugh Savior of Sweetwater, Term., will become the bride of Billy Sharon Davidson, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Marion Davidson of Manila, in a ceremony to be performed Aug. 27. Miss Jean Phillips To Become Bride of Billy $. Davidson Mrs. Hugh Saylor of Sweetwater, Tenn., today Is announcing the engagement and approaching marriage of aer daughter, Miss Jean Phillips of Blytheville, to' Billy Sharon Davidson, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Marion Davidson, of Manila. The bride-elect is the daughter of the- late Mr. Jackson Burnette Phillips of Blytheville and is the granddaughter of Mrs. Lillian Thurman Moore of BlytheviHe and the late Mr. Moore. She was graduated form Blythe- ville High School where she participated in • extra-curricular activities, including the Red Pepper Club and Basketball Team. She attended. Arkansas State College at Jonesboro and is now a member of the Armorel Grade School faculty. Mr. Davidson was graduated from Manila High School where he was a member of the basketball -and baseball team. He also attended Arkansas State College where he was a member of the football squad. The wedding will. be. solemnized Aug. 27, at the First Baptist Church. Mission Book Taught in Baptist Circles The mission book "In Evangeline's Country," was taught in the circles of'the Baptist Church when they met in the members' homes yesterday afternoon. Circle One met with Mrs. Leslie Moore with eight members present. Mrs. Moore opened the meeting with prayer and Mrs. W. Mario nWilliams taught the mission book. Sentence prayer dismissed the group. Circle Two met with Mrs. C. W. Afflick with six members present. Mrs. E. B. Woodson opened the meeting with prayer and taught the mission book. Mrs. J."'W. Portlock dismissed the group with prayer. Circle Three met with Mrs. J. W. Rayder with nine members present. Mrs. J. T. Westbrook opened the meeting with prayer and the mission book was taught by Mrs. C. S. Lemons. Mrs. Riley Adams dismissed the group with prayer. Circle Four met with Mrs. Alvin Huffman, Sr., with 12 members present. The meeting was opened with silent prayer. Mrs. C. L. McWaters, Sr., taught the mission Book and Mrs. C. L. Evans led the closing prayer. Circle Five met with Mrs. J. W. Meyers. Mrs. William Berryman led the opening prayer and taught the mission book. Mrs. E. S. Blomeyer dismissed the group with prayer. Circle Six met with Mrs. C. L. McWaters, Jr., with nine members present. Mrs. Kendall Berry opened the meeting with prayer and the mission book was taught by Mrs. Shelburne Brexver. Mrs. Tom Jackson dismissed the group with prayer. Circle Seven met with Mrs. E. L. Hale. There were 10 members present. Mrs. Darrell Lunsford opened the meeting with prayer and Mrs. H. H. Brooks taught the mission book. The group was dismissed with prayer by Mrs. W. M. Laferney. Bits of News Mrs. Mildred Mayo has returned from Donnelson. la., where she visited relatives and friends. She accompanied Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Davidson of Maiden, Mo., In Des Moines, la., they attended a missionary convention of the Nazarene Church. W. B. Nicholson left yesterday for Biloxi, Miss where he will spend a weeks vacation. Miss Betsy Bell has as her guest Miss Beth Holden of Jackson, Tenn. Miss Bell and Miss Holden are room mates at Southwestern College in Memphis. Miss Nancy Hughes of Memphis was the week end guest of her mother, Mrs. R. D. Hughes, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Hubbard and daughter, Lucille, have returned from a weeks vacation spent in Hot Springs. They were accompanied by Mr. Hubbard's niece, Mrs. Mike Mascari, of Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Sethie Faucett and daughter, Gloria Lynn, and son, Marvin Wayne and Mrs. Rena Faucett from Santa Monica, Calif., have moved to Blytheville to make their home. -Mr. Faucett will be connected with Superior Termite Company. Mr. and Mrs. Elery Edwaxds and son, Benny, Mrs. Cora Speck, and Mrs. Katy Pasrk of Bernie, Ky., were the week end guests of Mrs. E. M. Eaton and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Tyrone and children, Jean and Barbara and Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Tyrone and grandchildren, Charlotte and Jerry of Sikeston. were the guests of Mr, and Mrs. John Tyrone and other relatives over the week. end. Miss Ruth Lee will arrive today to spend several days as guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Nabers. Condition of Mrs. Robert Thompson who underwent major surgery at Chickasawba Hospital Saturday is reported to be satisfactory. She is in Room C-5. Miss Odell -Sanders of Charleston, Miss, .has returned to her home after having been the guests of Mrs. M. O. Usrey. She came especially to be with her brother, Max Usrey, who is a patient in Chicka- Lytmvod- Herron. Miss Van Hook R\'cban°e Vows o IT: s ceremony performed yester- dav morning a:- the Trinity Baptist Church, Miss Dorothy Jean Van EOGJV. csugh:«r of Mr. and Mrs. M. H, van Hook, became the bride of LyjrffQoci Herron, son of Mr. and Mrs. L, G. Herron. The Rev. W. H. Cook, pastor of the church, officiated at the ceremony. Miss Ann Cooper of Byhalia. Miss., served as maid of honor and only feminine attendant. She wore a beige linen dress trimmed with flowers and pearls with blue and white accessories. The bride wore a navy and royal blue taffeta with a full skirt and a low neckline with a bow extending from, the neckline to the hemline in the back. She pinned a lavender orchard at her shoulder. Rolden Van Hook, Jr., brother of the bride, served as best man. MrS. Van Hook wore a brown linen dress trimmed with white. Mrs. Herron was dressed in • a navy blue crepe with rhinestone trim. Following the wedding, Mrs. N. J. Humphrey entertained with a reception at her home. The table from which refreshments were served 'was overlaid with a lace cloth and centered with the wedding cake which was topped with a miniature bride and groom. Mrs. Penny Mabry of Boswell, Penn., was the only out-of-town guest. The couple left on a wedding trip to Chattanooga, Tenn., the bride wearing a blue and white checked j cotton. ENGAGED — Miss Margaret Lucille Belcher will become the bride of the Rev. Carroll Evans in a late summer wedding. Miss Belcher is the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Olin Ray of Lanett, Ala. The Rev. Mr. Evans is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie L. Evans of Blytheville. sawba Hospital. Mrs. Thurman Smith is a patient in Chickasawba Hospital. Her condition is reported to be critical. Josh Pruit. who suffered a heart attack several weeks ago, is reported to be improved and is now residing at the home of Mrs. M. O. Usrey. Miss Virena Moody, who for the past four weeks has been recuperating from an operation at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Moody, Sr., in Dell is now able to be at work. Mr. and Mrs. Jess Province and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Henley of Fort Pillow, Tenn., left this morning for a 10-day vacation in Derx- vef, Colo., and other points west. Miss Carmen Cary has returned home after spending a three-week vacation in Crossett with Dr. and Mrs. L. E. Edwards. Misses Martha Bean, Gail Whitsitt, Sue Jobe, Pat Partlow, Milly Ann Bradley. Martha Ann Hill, Deanna Crews, Polly Deer, Juanita Ferguson, Kay Hindman, Linda Rayder, Ann Seay and Mrs. Phillip j Deer and Mrs. T. L Seay returned { last night from a week end house- j party at the Seay cabin at Lake| Norfork. Guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Hooper over the week end were Mr. and Mrs. Bob Sheath and children and Mrs. John Pack of Indianapolis, Ind., and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bayes and Charles Hooper of Memphis and A. A. McKay and children of West Memphis. Miss Alice Saliba, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. J. A, Saliba, of Streator, 111. arrived yesterday for a two weeks vacation here. Miss Belcher To Become Bride Of Carroll Evans The Rev. and Mrs. Olin Ray of Linett, Ala., today announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Miss Margaret Lucille Belcher to the Rev. Carroll Evans, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie L. Evans, of Blytheville. Miss Belcher is a graduate of Hardin-Simmons University,' Abilene, Tex., and a recent graduate of the • School of Music of Southwestern Baptist Theological Semi- r-,ry, Fort Worth, Tex. The Rev. Mr. Evans was graduated with honors from Blytheville High School where he was a member of the National Honor Society, High School Quartet, band and a eapella choir. He received his bachelor of arts degree cum lauf.e from Ouachita Baptist College in Arkadelphia and was ordained to the ministry Sept. 24, 1950, at the First Baptist Church here. The wedding will be solemnized in late summer. Presbyterian Women Meet At Church The Women of the Church of the Presbyterian Church met at' the church yesterday afternoon. The Executive Board met at 2:30 with Mrs. Vernon Thornasson in charge. Mrs. George Yates gave the devotional and committee reports were given. The circles met for a brief business session following this meeting. A general meeting was held at 3 p.m. with Mrs. Thornasson in charge and opening the meeting with prayer. Mrs. C. E. Womack was in charge of the mission program. Mrs. C. "7. Councille and Mrs. J. B. Fisher served refreshments at the conclusion of the meeting. FOR RADIO AND TV REPAIR Call 3-4596 Jimmy Gean, repairman • All work guaranteed • Prompt Service ROSE SALES CO. 521 S. 21st OPENS 6:45 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS AT DUSK 2 SHOWS EVERY NITE! RAIN OR SHINE! •-•-*»»---•--_-.....___~~..-_.,-__.._.___«.•., TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY Admitted for 2 - 50< Tickets M^NIk wRPPwHl IMn MMUM SUM* COOT-HE UK AUMVtRML-MTEMIATKMft PLUS CARTOON "DOG SNATCHER" MOX -Theatre- On West Main St. In Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat., Sun. 1:00 On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen AIR CONDITIONED FOR YOUR COMFORT Joiner WSGS Officers Elected Officers of the Women's Society of Christian Sendee of the Joiner Methodist Church for the coming year are Mrs. M. H. Benton, president; Mrs. E. B. Crutcher, vice- president; Mrs. Abe Samons, recording secretary and Mrs. O. L. Jenkins, treasurer. Committees secretaries are Mrs. Jack Bowden, promotion: Mrs. George Burt. miscionary education and service; Mrs. O. W. Speck, Christian social relations Mrs. W. H. Ralph, student work; Mrs. A. L. Eifling, youth work; Mrs. E. E. Stevenson, spiritual life; Mrs. L. E. Speck literature and publications; Mrs. Joe Horace Felts, supply work and Mrs. Jack Barnes, status of Women, Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times TUES., WED. ? & THURS Double Feature ~~ ROMANCE... RAPTURE 777~ TUES. & WED. Double Feature 's BIG TROPICAL ROMANCE! LATIN UWBRS ELIZABETH TAYLOR VITTORIO GASSMAN FromM-G-M! TMMICOIOR! -AND- THE STORY OF A GUY THAT WOMEN I GO FOR JOMUIF1EU LILU PALMf I •s PLUS CARTOON Half Pint Palamino" ALSO CARTOON JOHNSON GRASS KILLER 99% Pure Sodium Chlorate 700 16. $ Drum - 12 50 Webb Culvert Tile Co. Highway 61 at State Line Phone OSbornr 3-8414 Duplicate Bridge League Conducts Game Members of the Duplicate Bridge League played a six-table Howell Movement Saturday afternoon. Winners in the games were Mrs. Russell Phillips and Mrs. C. W. Afflick, first with 8% points; Mrs. F. E. Black and Mrs. Foy Etchinson second with 64 points; Mrs. B. A. Lynch and Mrs. Jim Roleson, third with 63% points. Mrs. Francis Fluty Francis Fluty, Miss Jones Exchange Vows COOTER, Mo. — Miss Lilla Lee Jones of Cooter.daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Jones, became the bride of Francis Joy Fluty of Lucasville, O., son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fluty, in a double ring ceremony performed at the Christian Church in Jackson, O., Saturday at 2 p.m. The bride is a graduate of Steele High School and attended University of Missouri at Columbia, Mo., and Arkansas State College in Jonesboro. She is now employed at the Atomic Energy Plant at Portsmouth, Ohio. Mr. Fluty was graduated from the Jackson High School and attended business college in Portsmouth. He is now employed at the Atomic Energy Plant. The Rev. Allen Huber, pastor of the church, officiated at the ceremony. Miss Lena Miller of Jackson provided the music for the wedding. Her selections included "Because," "I Love You Truly," and "0 Promise Me." The bride wore for her marriage a beige embroidered rayon sheath dress with matching jacket trimmed with beige satin. Her accessories were beige and white and she pinned a white orchid at her shoulder. Miss Barbara Bates of Lucasville, O., served as maid of honor and only feminine attendant. : She wore a two piece white cotton, drer trimmed in pink embroidery. She wore white accessories and pinned a pink carnation corsage at her shoulder. Jack Fluty of Jackson, O., served his brother as best man. Following the reception the cou- Methodist Circles Meet In Homes Here The Methodist Church Circles met in the homes of members yesterday afternoon. Circle One met with Mrs. Loy Welch with Mrs. W. S. Johnston, co-hostess. Mrs. Riley Jones taught the mission study and the devotional was given by Mrs. W. T. Rainwater. There were 15 members present and one visitor, Mrs. Hugh Caffey. Circle Two met with Mrs. John Lane with 11 members present and two visitors, Mrs. Ed Parks and Mrs. Alex Hill. The mission study was taught by Mrs. Harvey Morris and Mrs. W. H. Wyatt gave the devotional. Circle Three met with Mrs. John Featherston with Mrs. W. F. Brewer, co-hostess. Twenty members were present. Mrs. H. C. Bush taught the mission study and the devotional was given by Mrs. L. E. Old. Mrs. Old and Miss Helen Pat Hamilton were guests of the group. Love Gifts were presented to Mrs. Paul Jobe, who has moved into her new home on Holly Street and Mrs. W. H. Brewer, who is moving to Enid, Okla. Circle Four met with Mrs. Henry Humphrey. Mrs. George Pyles taught the mission study and Mrs. Harry W. Haines gave the devotional. There were 13 members present. Circle Five met with Mrs. Robert Warren with Mrs. Blan Heath as co-hostess. There were 14 members present. Mrs. Newton Whitis taught the mission study and the devotional was given by Mrs. W. H. O'Keefe. Mrs. Tom Little, Jr., was a new member of the group. Circle Six met with Mrs. C. C. Czeschin- and Mrs. Jeff Beale was co-hostess. Mrs. W. R. Summer- vine taught the mission study and Mrs. Paul Pryor gave the devotional. There were 20 members present. Circle Seven met with Mrs. W. H. McNamee with Mrs. N. C. Blackburn as co-hostess. There were 17 members present and three new members, Mrs. Hugh Caffey, Mrs. Phillip Wactor and Mrs. Gene Trotter. Mrs. Bill Stein- siek, Mrs. Cecil 'Kelley and Mrs. Ralph Todd taught the mission study and the devotional was given by Mrs. Elbert Johnson. pie left on a wedding trip to the south and will return to Cooter the latter part of this week. Those from Cooter who attended the wedding were the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Jones, her brother, Virgil Jones, Mrs. Jones and daughter, Sarah, At the Hospitals Blytheville HospiUl Dismissed: Mrs. Irving Alexander, Rt. 3, city Birtha May Manley, Dell Lorraine Debose, Rt. 1, city Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Lois Reed, city Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Marvin Hall and baby, city Mrs. I. D. Johnson, West Memphis Mrs. Minnie Kissell, city Mrs. Herscnell Medford, city Mrs. Minnie Wilson, Rt. 2, city Miss Dorothy Rapert, city Mrs. J. A.. Ward, Leachville B. H. Williamson, Steele Mrs. Inez Tinker, city Mrs. Merle Garrison, city Anna Gaston, Burdette Baby James Hardesty, Armorel Trinity Circles Conduct Meetings The Jewel Abernathy and Evelyn Stanford Circles of the Trinity Baptist Church met at the church yesterday afternoon for a Royal Service program. There were 15 members present and one new member, Mrs. F. E. Gean and two visitors. The .meeting was opened with the group repeating the watchword followed with prayer by Mrs. Bill Cook. Mrs. R. W. Wooten presided over the business session. The Jewel Abernathy circle was in charge of the program and the devotional was .given by Mrs. Cook. Mrs. E. G. • Lovell dismissed the group with prayer. The Mildred Matthew Circle met with Mrs. Jack Christie with six members present. Mrs. Dean Boren opened the meeting with prayer and Miss Marcella Ray spoke to the group about her trip to Ferncliffe. Mrs. Gaylord Lewis dismissed the group with prayer. Yorbro WSCS Has Meeting Members of the Women's Society^ of Christian Service of the Yar- cfo Methodist met at the home of Miss Alice Marie Ross last night. • Mrs. Johnny Johnson taught the mission book and the devotional was given by Mrs. Vernice Brister. Following the program, group singing was held and Miss Ross led in prayer. Mrs. Monroe Besharse, Jr., presided over the business session. Refreshments were served in the social hour by the hostess. The September Golden Age committee is composed of Mrs. Walter Barnes and Mrs. Jimmy Baughman.. Air Conditioned by Refrigeration TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY Aug. 17 & 18 «rrn « This Town Home Town Movies of Blytheville This is Going To Be Fun —- Come to the Home Town Movies Party to See Yourself or Your Friends and Your Home Town on the Ritz Screen! MONK CO-STAMMO BUDDY HACKER-HUGH OURIAN ADELEJERGENS-TOM BROWN A UNIVERSAL-INTERNATIONAL PICTURE Cinemascope Pictures COMING SOON To Ritz Theatre "THE BROKEN LANCE" In Tech. with Spencer Tracy & Richard Widmark. "THREE COINS IN THE FOUNTAIN" In Tech., With Clifton Webb & Jean Peters. "GARDEN OF EVIL" In Tech., With Gary Cooper & Susan Hayward. "DEMETRIUS AND THE GLADIATORS" In Tech., With Victor Mature & Susan Hayward. "PRINCE VALIANT" In Tech., With Robert Wagner & Janet Ltigh.

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