The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 9, 1955 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 9, 1955
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pAQlTWO (xsic.y COURIER FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER f, 1998 - Society News - „ i^r, Mollnrv Snciorv F.rfir/w * Phon« M461 MiM Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Elliott Fletcher Chapter of UDC Has Annual Election of Officers Mrs Henderson Hall, Mrs. C. L. Moore. Mrs. R. C. Rose, Mrt Ralph Bern-man and Mrs. G. H. Grear entertained Elliott Fletcher Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy with a 12:30 luncheon at Hotel Noble yesterday. There were 16 members and one guest, Mrs. Earl Koontz. present. ' The two-course luncheon wssj served from a T-shape table v,-ith> a China footed bowl filled with! mixed fall flowers forming the cen- j Mrpiece. | Mrs. Gean Atkinson presided over the meeting at which time the nominating committee presented nominations for officers for 195«, who were elected. Officers to serve will be Mrs. E. R. Bogan of Luxora, president: Mrs. J. W. Adams, Sr.. of Blytheville, first-vice-president; Mrs. T. F, Hudson .of Luxora, second vicepresident: Mrs. -W. I. Denton, secretary; Mrs. Loy Welch, treasurer; Mrs. "Atkinson, recorder of crosses: Mrs. J. D. Barksdale. historian; and Mn. C. L. Moore, registrar. These officers will be installed at the November meeting which is the j lust meeting of the year. j Mr». George Roland Green was elected delegate to -the annual con- vention of Arkansas division of UDC which will be held in Blytheville »t Hotel Noble. Oct. 36-27. Mrs. Welch was elected as alternate to the convention. Mrs. C. L. Alford, program chairman .for the division, read the program and plans for the convention were discussed.^ A book review on Mrs. S. Tilley'i book, "Facts the Historians Leave Out," was given by Mrs. Hudson. Mrs. Sanderlin Entertains With Luncheon Mr*. Marvin Sanderlin entertained at her home yesterday with a bridge-lunch eon. Luncheon was served from the dining table. An Indian head imported hunter green cloth overlaid the table with an arrangement of yellow asters forming the centerpiece. Thete flowers were placed in an Indian copper bowl, ' In bridge games, Mrs. John Prather won high, Mrs. Joe Goodman, second high, and Mrs. Preston Franks, bridgo. Memphis Visitors Win High Scores InBridge Games Memphis visitors walked off with the top scores in the Special Winners game played last night by Duplicate Bridge League, Mrs. D. L. Stanley and Dr. Bill Averj' won first place with second going to Mr. and Mrs. Ned Turner of Memphis. Third was won by Mrs. P. D. Poster, Jr., and O. 0. Hardaway of Blytheville and Mrs. 6. W. Mc- Cuichen and Mrs. F. E. Black won fourth. • Mr. and Mrs. Harry W. Haines won fifth place. A seven table Howell movement was played by the group. When outdoor furniture needs a thorough cleaning, scrub it with a stiff brush, using suds of warm water and mild soap. Rinse with clear water and dry quickly. Washing it when there's a breeze and a bright sun will speed drying. Some woven chairs made, of strong, twisted paper are weakened if they remain watersoaked. Mr. and Mrs Bryles Honored Mrs. Jimmy Quick and Miss Marie Gunter entertained their cousin and hi* wife, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Bryles, with a barbecue on the lawn of the Quick home last night. Mr. and Mrs. Bryles have recent- ly moved here from Little Rock find are making their home at 108 West Kentucky. Mr. Bryles is assistant county agent here. Following the barbecue the remainder of the evening was spent informally. OSCEOLA NEWS By Bet lye Neile Stan- Mrs. Wade Quinn with a bridge-luncheon Tuesday at her home on New Haven Avenue in Memphis. Attending the party were Mrs. Ed Quinn, Mrs. W. C. Mason, Mrs. Spencer Driver, Mrs, J. H. Hook, Mrs. W. E. Hunt. Mrs. C. E. Sullenger, Mrs. Harry Driver, Mrs. Roy Cox, Mrs. Jack Wilson. Mrs, Melvin Speck and Mrs. Betty e Nelle Starr. The party began at ten in the morning. At 12, Mrs. Quinn served a fried chicken luncheon. Bridge was resumed after luncheon and continued until 3 p.m. Ice cream and cake were served at the conclusion of the party. In the games of bridge Mrs. Hunt won high and low went to Mrs. Wiison Miss Dorothy Wilson is a surgical patient in Methodist Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Denver Wilson and children of Memphis spent several days in Osceola during the Labor Day holidays. James Burns left over the weekend for FayettevilJe where he will attend the University thus year. James attended Georgia Tech last year. Jackie Crostwait and Jere Glas- coe are among Osceola boys to attend Arkansas State this year. They are freshmen at the college. Mrs. J. L. Ward will leave Saturday for Wichita, Kans., to spend a month with her daughter, Mrs. Arthur Frazier, and Mr. Frazier. Mrs. Ward's son-in-law. Faber White, will drive her to Jonesboro where she will board the train for Wichita. Mr. and Mrs. Wade Quinn and family of Memphis will spend the weekend with Mr. Quinn's mother, Mrs. Ed Quinn. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kouri and children of Glenwood, Calif., are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Saliba. Mrs. Braxton Bragg and Mrs. Inez Henderson of Little Rock spent the weekend in Osceola. Mrs. Elizabeth Siliman of Luxora is spending three weeks with her daughter, Mrs. O. L. Todd, and family in Kingston, N. C. Mrs. Jimmy Farris has been dismissed from Methodist Hospital and is now at her home on West Hale Avenue. Mrs. W. C. Mason and Miss Virginia Florida were Memphis visitors Thursday. Miss Polly Deer enrolled in Arkansas State Teachers College in Jonesboro as a freshman this week. Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Deer are in Little Rock today to attend funeral services for Ashley Ross. Mr. Ross was the father of Mrs. Jim Deer. Eddie Jost, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Jost, left Tuesday to enter University of Arizona at Tucson, He j graduated from Columbia Military Academy this year. Mr. and Mrs, Charles Smith of Stillwater, Okla., returned home today after a two-week visit with Mrs. Smith'.-! parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. McMullin. Mrs. Aubrey Conway has returned from a five-week vacation to Sacramento and Sherman Oaks, Calif., where she visited relatives. Eddie Stemac will arrive home today from Milwaukee, Wise., where he spent the summer pitching for one of that city's baseball clubs. He Will spend several days here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stemac, before leaving to enter his junior year at St. Mary's Univer- sit, San Antonio, Tex, S/Sgt: and Mrs. Elton L. Lawson, former Blytheville residents, announce the birth of a son, Aug. 21, at Burtonwood Air Force Hospital, Warrington, England. The baby who has a three-year-old sister, Luanna Faye, has been named Elton Lawrence Jr. The Lawsons live at Fairford, England, where Sergeant Lawson is stationed with the Strategic Air Command. Sergeant Lawson arrived in Blytheville Wednesday to spend a month's leave here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Lawson. Mr. Lawson just returned home after being a patient in Kennedy Veterans Hospital for the past three and one- half months. While here Sergeant Lawson also will visit his brother, Kenneth Lawson and family, Miss Barbara Ann Smith of Milwaukee, Wise., a former Blytheville resident, is spending several days here visiting Mrs. Don Kerbough and family and Miss Melba Pryor. Lt. and Mrs. Pat Burks and daughter of Albuquerque, N.M. are visiting' their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Burks and Mrs. Mary Alice Baton. Mrs. Paul Kouri of Gleenwood. Calif., is visiting Mr. and Mrs Jack Saliba in Osceola and friends and relatives in Blytheville. Mrs. Kouri is the former Miss Barbara Saliba of Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Mayo were in Jonesboro yesterday to visit their son, Billy Bert, who it a. patient at St. Bernard's Hospital. Billy Bert received a broken ankle in football practice at Arkansas State College Wednesday. He is in Room 16 and his condition is reported to be satisfactory. Mr. and Mrs. H, L. Halsell. Jr., and children left this morning for Pontotoc, Miss.. where they will visit his aunt, Mrs. James. Jackson. Tomorrow they will motor to Hattiesburg. Miss., to visit Mr. and Mrs, Harold Davis and children, former Blytheville residents. Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Guerin, Jr.. and children of Roswell, N. M., arrived last night to be the house- guefiU of Mrs. Guerin's parents,'Mr. and Mrs. Percy Wright. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Lym arid daughter Ruth Ann and Airman Since 1902 Serving Blytheville And Mssissippi County FOR 53 YEARS W. H. STOVALL, Manager COBB Funeral Home Miss Barbara Gay Ashabranner Becomes Bride ofSgt. Luekemeyer MANILA — Cabanne Methodist Church in St. Louis was the setting for the wedding Friday evening of Miss Barbara Gay Ashabranner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Ashabranner of Manila, to Sgt. Edwin Eugene Luekemeyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Luekemeyer of Corona, Calif. The Rev. Fred J. Stabler officiated at ihe double ring ceremony. Vows were exchanged before a background of shasta daisies, white chrysanthemums and astors. As guests arrived, Mrs. Ray White, organist, dressed in a beige faille dress played "Always," "I Love You Truly" and later the traditional, wedding marches. Miss Julia Ann Golden, soloist, dressed in a lime green taffeta gown with a ruffled net overskirt sang "O Promise Me", and "Because" by de'Hardlot. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a white satin fitted bodice gown with sheer net yoke, long sleeves which came to a point over her hands, and trimmed with imported chantilly lace ruffles down the front of the full skirt and ending in a chapel train in the back. Her full skirt was worn over hoops. Her only ornament was a strand of pearls. Her double tier veil was attached (o a small white satin braided hat. She carried a cascade bouquet of white gladioli. Miss Myra Ashabranner served her sister as maid of honor. She wore a waltz length dress of pastel blue taffeta with an over skirt of blue net with net ruffles on the i front skirt. She carried a colonial bouquet of. yellow carnations. Mrs. Charles Wolf served as matron-of-honor. Her. dress was a wait length dress of pastel pink taffeta. She carried a colonial bouquet of pink carnations. Charles Wolf served the groom as best man. George G. Baird and Lawrence Patrick Foley served as ushers. f • Mrs. Ashabranner cnose to wear to her daughter's wedding a pink faille dress trimmed with black Robert Birmingham of San Antonio, Tex., were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Birmingham. velvet. She pinned an orchid corsage at her shoulder. A reception was held immediately after the ceremony at the home of the bride's aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. J. r. Golden. The bride's table was overlaid with a white hand made embroidered Irish linen cloth and centered with a bride's doll and a'.i arrangement of red roses, llllies-of- the-valley and greenery in a crystal, bowl. Mrs. George Baird and Miss Mildred Golden presided at the table. Miss Ollie Martin presided over the bride's book. Mr. Luekemeyer, officer of the Marines in Santa Anna, Calif., has a platoon of 42 men of which 14 are Hawaiians. They ordered a garland of red carnations from Hawaii and presented it to him. Mr. and Mrs. Luekemeyer will leave Thursday for Corona, Calit . to visit his parents and then will sightsee in Old Mexico before returning to Santa Anna. They will make their home there for the next two years while Mr. Luekemeyer is stationed there. Those attending from Manila were Mr. and Mrs. Berte Asha branner and daughter Myra, Mr. and Mrs. Barney Threlkeld and Mrs. Myrtle Brown. Mrs. Jackson Hostess To Chillion Club Mrs. E. R. Jackson was hostess to members and two guests, Mrs. Roy Head and Mrs. Paul Byrum, 'of Chillion Club yesterday at the Razorback. Mrs. Mike Meroney won high in the games, Mrs, O. O. Elkins, second, and Mrs. Felix Carney, third. Mrs. Head won guest high. A salad course was served at the conclusion of the games. Homemakers Class Meets At Atkins Home Members of the Homemakers Class of First Baptist Church »nd their famillei met at ,th« home of Mrs. Jot Atkins last night. Jim Gardner led opening prayer utter which MM. Jack Tegethofl conducted a businew session. Refreshments of sandwiches, iced drinks snd ice cream were served in the social hour. Mrs. W. D. Tommey was in charge of the gtmei played. Vend red! Club Entertained At Razorback Members and guest* of Vendredl Bridge Club were entertained at the Razorback last night by Mrs. Bill Slack. Guests were Mrs. Randal Hawks and Mrs. George Anderson. Mrs. Hask Doda won nigh in the games, Mrs. Frank Ball, second high, and Mrs. Billy Joe Gean, bridgo. A dessert course preceded the games. Coming Events THURSDAX Homemakers Class of First Baptist Church has monthly social at home o! Mrs, Joe Atkins, 7 p.m. Duplicate Bridge League meeting. Chillion Club meeting with Mrs. E. R. Jackson. FRIDAY Woman's Club having covered- dish luncheon 1 p.m. MONDAY American Legion Auxiliary having called meeting at Razorback. 8 p.m. Love Group of First Christian Church meeting with Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe, 8 p.m. Installation Service to Be Held at Temple Sunday »t 1:30 p.m., Temple Israel will have an installation service for newly elected officer* for 1956-56 term. Thu service alto will commerate the eighth anniversary celebration of the dedication of the temple. A social hour for members of the congregation will follow these services. Jewish personnel of Blytheville Air Force Base are Invited to attend. First message over the first telegraph line was sent from the U.S. Supreme Courtroom in the Capitol to Baltimore. At The Hospitals BlyUKvllle Hospital Dismissed:. . , Mrs. Stewart Gurley, Rt. », city Cluckasawba Hospital ' Dismissed: Mrs. Asa McCord, city Walls Hospital Dismissed : Mrs Martin Cqbh, city Virgil Davis and baby, city George McRae, Clear Lak« Paul Qreen, Caruthersville Mrs Mrs Mrs Mrs Mrs city Gary Riggs, city Dula Morris, city . Elmer Graham and baby, Mrs. Floyd Sparrow and baby, Holland Mrs. Herman Tinker, city Mrs. Josie Ray and baby, city Bolivia has no seaport, being completely landlocked. Read Courier News Classified Ads It's a way oj HOLDING HANDS FOREVER The chances ire nearly ihrce to one that your wiif will survive vou If she docKfihe will, have over a hundred heart-rending duties 10 perform all vithin twenty-four hours There is no (iiur v-'iy to ptove your devotion than to suggest that you perform two of those duiiei now, Mother, nther th^n Iftvt them for her to do olnnt. Select your family cemetery plot Erect on it i memorial of granite or marble which, through sun and shadow, wjod and rain will my to the world through all ctcrnily — 'We lived and loved and lomeday will live again.' As * local dealer-member of the Monument Institute of Amenci we will render you sympathetic atliil- ance- Call upon ur 'odiy All the r«»t of your live* you'll feel closer for having planned for tomorrow today FREE UPON REQUEST Our valuable and Instructive booklet, "Forethought" Op«n Sunday Afternoon Jno. C. McHaney and Sons "Your Monument Men" i Ho. HUhwa? «1 Phone 2-2MI KOWBOY KAPERS! WESTERN VAUDVILLE SATURDAY, SEPT. 10th 2 Performances 3 P.M and 8 P.M. Sponsored by — Co. "N" 153rd Infantry Arkansas National Guard NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY HEAR: Chuck Wyatt r -j* and His Kowboy Karavan with Alicia Lee KID'S CONTESTS! PRIZES! Kids, Get Your FREE Tickets from the Following: Allen Petroleum Co. Arkansas Grocer Co. Ark-Mo Ginners Ark-Mo Tower Co. Austin & Wicker Paint, Glass i- Wallpaper B Barney's Pork House Bennett's Trading Post Blytheville Federal Savings & Loan Assn. Blytheville Courier News Blythcvillt Plant Fuel Co. Blytheville Propane Co. Blytheville Sales Co. Blytheville Steam Laundry & Cleaners Blytheville Water Co. B. H. Tobacco BAT Cigarette Service L. T. Burnham Groc. Blytheville Reliable Recapping Byrum Implement Co. C Carl's Grocery Central Metals Products, Inc. Dr. F. R. Child, Dentist Chapman's City Cash Market City Drug Store W. F, Cobh Funeral Home Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Jerry Cohen Co. Collier Garage Conntll's Whtskty Store Dr. C. L. Craig, Dentist Cronk's Mobil Station Curt's Bakery Certified Termite Service Chickasawha Clinic D Dairy Queen Dr. Pepper Bottling Co. Doyle's Gateway Sen-ice Dell Gin Co. David Real Estate E East Main Loan Co. Eddie's Liquor Store >nd Billiard Hall .1. F. Ellis Grocury M. Evrnrfl, Attorney-»t-L»w F First National Bunk Fonyth'i Croc. * Mkt. Franklin Prtm Frlnlwrg's Fashion Shop Firmer')) Bank and Trust Co, Gish Cabinet Shop Glencoe Hotel B. F. Goodrich Co. Gowen Upholstering Shop Gulf Refining Corp. H Hale's Tavern Halter's Quality Shoe Shop Harris Shoe Store Wm. Haynes Groc. Jeff Hester Plumbing St »ig. Co. Hi-Way Drug Store Hocott Auto Parts Horner-AVilson Motor Co. Hubbard A- Son Furniture Co. Huddleston & Co. Groc. Huffman Bros. Lumber Co. R. D. Hughes Gin Co. Howard Funeral Home I John tde Groc. & Mkt, Irene's Beauty Shop J J. R. Johnson Clinic Johnson's Esso Serv. Station Johns' Cafe K Kelly's Cafe L Audie Landnim Groe. Long & Doyle Texaco Service Lucius Gulf Service Station Langston-McWaters Buick M RusMll Marr Liquor Store Marr Bros. Real Estate Everett Mathls Trailer Cl. Meador Auto Body Works John Miles Miller Auto Sup. Co. Minnie's Beauty Shop Mlssco Implement Cn. Miss. Co. Electric Co-Op Inc. Mlisco Lumber Co. Modern Beauty Salon Motor Sales Co. MrNair's Mobil Station N Drs. Carl & Kdna Me* Noble Hotel Nunn Provision Co, P Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. Phillip* Motor Co. W. A. PtekM* GTM. G. O. Potli Oil Co. Planters Flylnr Service Armorrl Planting Co. W. S. Rader Rainwater A Workman Clinic Red Top Taxi Co. Rice-Stix, Inc., Dry Goods Ritz Theatre Robertson Distributing Co. Jack Robinson Gin Co. Roxy Cafe S Fred S. Saliba * Co. Silver Slipper Shady Rest Court W. T. Shclton. Contractor C. M. Smart Furniture J. D. Smith Smith Mattress Co. Stevenson Real Estate Sno. Queen S. S. Cotton Sales Co. Stewart's Drug Store Sullivan-Xelson Chevrolet Co. Superior Termite Co. Southern Sales Corp. Smitty's Grocery T Teague Radio 4 TV Supply Elbert Taylor Saw Shop Twin Gables Thompson Jewelers Trl-Stales School Supply Tot Shop Tucker Esso Serv. Sta. U Dr. F. E. Utlej- W Wade Auto Salvage Milton E. Webb Westside Co-op Gin A. R. Wctenkamp it Co., Cotton Kemp WMsenhunt, R. Est. C. H. Whistle Gin Co., Dell W. I.. Walker Ins. Agey. Wright's Supply Walls Hospital Dr. .lick Webb J. C. Ellis. Gen. Market Barfield DELL Gulf Ref. Corp. Langston A Langston Gin J. L. Tldwell V.rbro Cn-Op C. A. Smith Gro*. A. H. Webb Servlw L. T. Burnham Groft. BRING THE KIDS! MINIATURE TRAIN RUNS EVERY SUNDAY AFTERNOON Walker Park, Blytheville, Ark. Big shoe on Campus Soft, light, easy to wear white bucks, in your favorite plain toe style. With cushiony, long wearing red rubber sole and heel. Here now at a pleasing price. $795 Ui/cstbrooh J FAMILY SHOE STORE ^312 W. Main Phone 2-2342 m New Homes in Dixie Gardens —Built to Your Specification— You Choose Your Lol and We Will Help You Biuld the Home of Your Dreams. Large Lots — Paved Streets -— City Sewer System — Close to Down Town Go North on Second St. to Missouri For an Appointment Call Kemp Whisenhunr, Realtor 122 W. Walnut Phone 3-4469 The RAZORBACK South Highway 61 'Where Friends Meet In Blytheville' Serving the Beit Food in Town • Real Barbecue Ribs • Italian Spaghetti • Delicious Sea Foods • U.S. Choice Steaks

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