The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 14, 1955 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 14, 1955
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PAGIFOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 19M Fashion Show Models— Showing the latest in fall fashions in Alice in Fashionland last Blytheville Junior Auxiliary Presents As Seventh Annual Show, Alice in Fashionland To an audience of over 600, Blytheville Junior Auxiliary last night "presented Alice in Fashionland, the seventh production of the organization's annual fashion show. Through this medium, the Auxiliary finances its various welfare projects for the underprivileged children of Blytheville. night were Mrs. Fred Taylor of Hayti, who modeled a black tea gown for Miss Whitsitt's Shop for the Mad-Hatter's Tea Party. She completed her outfit with black accessories and fur stole. Miss Sally McCutchen also represented Miss Whitsitt's Shop when she attended the Queen's Crouquet Game In a melon fall Cotton dress with long torso effect and pleated skirt. The Tot Shop was represented at the Very Merry Unbirtnday by Mary Lee Richardson. She was- dressed in a beige coat with brown velvet trim and accessories. Also attending the croquet game was Saniord Tomlinson for Mead's Clothing Company. He wore a brown sports ensemble completed with a yellow vest. A fall checked cotton was chosen by Dixie Regenold when she attended the birthday party for Whitsitt's LaBell* Shop, She was helped show off her outfit by Alice herself.—Mri. J. M. Williams. Jr. (Courier News Photos). I Alice, played by Mrs. J. M. Williams, Jr., capered through a fairylike setting while Mrs. Joe Pride, Jr., author of the parody, set the scenes and described the fashions. Mrs. R. E- Green dressed as the inimitable White Rabbit delighted the hearts of both young and old with her antics. As the curtain rose, the Blythe- viUe High School Quartet composed of Don Coleman, Glenn Ladd, Jr., Dick Foster and Davis Cobb, dressed in huge replicas of playing cards, • sang "Tweedle Dee" to herald "A Very Merry Unbirthday." Lads and lassies modeled fashions from The Tot Shop and Whitsitt's LaBelle Shop. Entertainment at the party consisted of a dance by Little Lambs from the Rockie Smith School of Dancing. To set the scene for Act II, "A Very Important Date", the quartet sang "Syncopated Clock." Mr. Rabbit hurried in, climbed a ladder to the huge town clock and set back the hands to be sure Miss WTiitsitt's models would not be tardy for their various destinations. The last engagement for the evening was set in the "Flamingo Room" where the Iloor show featured Miss Gail Brogdon's ballet number. The same setting was used for The Queen's Croquet Game. The quartet sang Mrs. Pride's parody of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" to introduce the spectator sport fashions shown by Miss Whitsitt's Shop and Mead Clothing Company while Alice played croquet with her flamingo mallet. Intermission followed with Lue and Sue Owens, in white formais set off by black fans, presenting a parasol full of ticket stubs to Mrs. W. T. Rainwater, president of Junior Auxiliary. After 15 door prizes were awarded to lucky members of the audience, Mrs. Rainwater spoke briefly. The stage was completely transformed for "The Mad Hatter's Tea Party," as the quartet sang "Taking My Sugar to Tea", Alice was enthroned in a tremendous chair having tea with the ever present rabbit. , The Mad Hatter couldn't attend, he just threw in his huge hat which formed the background. Whitsitt's mccels were charming in tea-type dret^cs as they were escorted to their dai.f.5 by a Mead's model. "A Pack of Cards" was introduced appropriately by the quartet's rendition oi "Solitaire." Four by six feet replicas of playing cards, tile King of Hearts and four back aces, formed a frame for models in afternoon frocks. The king drew each model to center stage to show of! her selection. The final scene was a glamorizea setting for "The Queen of Hearts Ball." A stairway with mock wrought iron was in center stage directly under a chandelier which sparkled Duluth, Minn, not with silver and crystal but with' Mrs. Joe VW aluminum foil and trans Iucent.f- Chrlstmas ornaments. Hearts were pinned to stylized trees made by Allen's Flowers and which were set upstage in urns. Cocktail dresses were modeled a.s Mrs. John Caudill played soft music on the Hammond organ supplied by Beard's Temple of Music. Ronnie Faye Etchieson's special dance provided an added attraction to this scene. The production drew to a close as the quartet bade Alice goodnight, picked up the tired old rabbit and carried him out. , Bits of News ttu f-'et'jonaf Jerry Nal], a freshman at the University, has pledged to Pi Kappa Alpha social fraternity. Chuck Langston and Jim Tompkins, also freshmen at the University, have chosen Sigma Alpha Ep- siion. W. G. Parker of osceola has pledged Sigma Chi at the University of Arkansas and Jim Burns of Osceola has chosen Sigma Nu at the UniversUv Virginia Whatley of Blythev and Becky Johnson of Manila will leave tomorrow to attend Phi Mu rush parties at Arkansas State College in Jonesboro. Mr. and Mrs Paul H. Philiber and Mrs. Harry Knnbley of Shelbina Mo., have returned home after a visit here with Drs. Carl and Edna Nies. Mr. and Mrs. Philiber formally made their home in Hayti. Pfc. Perry Rothrock" has turned from 14 months in Korea. He is now at Camp Chaffee in Port Smith and will receive his discharge there Thursday. He was met in Fort Smith by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Rothrock.' Mrs. Lila Mae Brown of Memphis is visiting tier son, Ted Brown, Mrs. Brown and daughters. Mr. and Mrs. Horac Ferrin and daughter of Oklahoma. City, Okla., are visiting his sister, Mrs. Elsie F. Fisk. and family. Mrs. Monroe Besharse, who was injured in an automobile accident, is now at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elzie Wheeler, after having ben a patient in Walls Hospital. Miss Fannie Apperson of Birmingham, Ala., is the houseguest of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Huffman. Mrs. Frank Whitworth and Mrs. Gerald Wheeler were hi Memphis yesterday to attend a special hair designing class at Claridge Hotel. The class was conducted by Mrs. Luelia Bailey of New York City and tson of Chula Vista, Come In And Start Your "Braggin' Book' for $1.00 LEE BEARDEN PHOTOGRAPHY Child Art Studio Blythcvflh, Ark. , Phone 3-8666 Mrs. Walker Honored With Shower Mrs. Billy Walker, the former Anna Bell Garner, was honored with a miscellaneous shower last night. Mrs. Lewis Walker was hostess for the shower at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Gene Pierce. Arrangements of roses were used to decorate the entertaining rooms with a bride and groom centering the table where gifts were displayed. A lace cloth overlaid the table. Mrs. Wal^r, who wore a beige princess style dress, was presented a red rosebud corsage by her hostess. In party games played, Mrs. J. H. Adams. Mrs. D. C. Freeman and Mrs. J. C. Bradley were winners. Calif., is here for an extended visit with her sister, Mrs. Frank Whitworth, and Mr. Whitworth. Mr .and Mrs. J. T. Westbrook. Paul Westbrook- and Mrs. Willie Dobson were in Jonesboro yesterday to attend funeral services for Mrs. Westbrook's sister, Mrs. W. L Wallace, of Pine Bluff. Miss Carol Ann Holt was motor"ed to Hattiesburg, Miss., over the weekend by her mother, Mrs. Mino F. Dover, where she resumd her studies at Mississippi Southern College. Mrs. Dover is spending this week there visiting with her daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Davis and children. Mrs. Fred Bean has returned from Comvay where she motored her daughter. Miss Martha Bean. Miss Bean enrolled as a freshman at Hendrix College. Misses Doris Bean and Bobbye June Byrd left Monday to resume their studies at University of Mississippi. Mrs. W. I. Mallory of Hayti is spending several days here visiting her son, R. V. Mallory, Mrs. Mallory and daughters. Bill DeLong returned today to the University of Miami where he is an engineering student after a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. H..Delong. Miss Ruth Hale will leave by plane Sept. 24 for Columbia University in New York where she will do graduate work in library science this year. TINY! NEW! -3-TRANSISTOR- HEARING AID ^ ZENITH'S-^)<^«3t'(SU&to! Prlulndwtaioiro^ubcfiot r«.:,« 0*1 ,104 tgnuM- The greatest achievement in Zenith's famous "Crusade to Lower Ihe Cost of Hearing!" You owe it to yourself (o See it. . ,T/uj i 10-DAY MONEY-BACK GUARANTtE MRS. H. L. HARP 910 W. Walnut Ph. 3-4448 Royal Service Program Given At WMU Gosnell Women's Missionary Union met at the church last night Mrs. Robert Williams led the group singing and repeating of the watchword was led by Mrs. Charlie Moodie. Mrs. Gene Schultz gave the opening prayer. Those on program were Mrs. E. H. McMurray, Mrs, George Reppond, Mrs. Moody, Mrs. F. E. Lucius and Mrs. L. T. Karnes. Mrs. Williams gave the closing prayer. In the social hour refreshments were served by Mrs, Bill Crawford and Mrs. Williams. Brunch Given For Club Eight Member, Guests A brunch for members of Club Eight was given at the home of Mrs. R. B. Stout yesterday, Mrs. Stout invited as guests Mrs. R. C. Farr, Mrs. C. W. Garrigan and Mrs. Loy Welch. The meal was served from a table centered with an arrangement of shades of rose and orchid asters , in a silver footed bowl. | Other bouquets of fall flowers j were placed about the Stout home, j Bridge winners were Mrs, V H. G. j Par Mow, high, Mrs. Welch, second high, and Mrs. G. O. Foetz', bridge. I Trinity Baptist Circles Have Dixie Jackson Mission Program Day Circle^ of Women's Missionary Union of Trinity; Baptist Church met at the church Monday for the state Dixie I Jackson mission program with 19 members and one visitor, | Mrs. L. C. Larkin, present. Mrs. Henry Berry was in charge of the program' which was opened with prayer by Mrs. H. H. Burnett. Mrs. Bill Cook and Mrs. Loyce Gestring gave the devotional. The life of Dixie Jackson was given by Mrs. Cockran with Mrs. John Buchanan, Mrs. W. R. Williams, Mrs. Preston Thorn, Mrs John Nelson, Mrs. L. G. Kemvright, Mrs. Harold Besharse, Mrs. Dan Magruder, Mrs. L. D. Adkins and Mrs. Herman Adair taking parts on, the program. Mrs. Cook and Mrs. Gestring gave the closing meditation. Mildred Matthew Circle met with Mrs. Ernest Walker with six members and .one new member, Mrs Harold Roussell, present. Repeating of the watchword and prayer by Mrs. . Dewey Hughcy opened the meeting. Mrs, Walker gave the devotional and also conducted the business session with the closing prayer being given by Mrs. Cleatus Hudson. Rose Marlowe Circle met With Mrs. Jack Christie with eight members, one new member, Mrs. Dorothy Tinker, and three visitors present. Mrs. Mary Lewis gave the opening prayer with the business session being conducted by Mrs. David Gaddis. Mrs. J. D. Entmon was in charge of the program with Mrs. Bill Boren, Mrs. Lewis and Mrs. R. F. Pike assisting her. Closing prayer was led by Mrs . Gaddis. Marion"Cook Circle met at the church for a business meeting with six members present. Annie Armstrong Circle met at the home of Mrs. H. E. Van Cleve. Prayer by Mrs. Merl Lowe followed repeating of the watchword. Mrs. C. S. Birmingham was in charge of the business session and the devotional was given by Mrs. j Lucy Koonce. • The group was dismissed by Mrs Grace Caldwell. At The Hospitals BlrthcviUe Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. O. A. Downing) Rt. 3, city Buster Hayes, city Howard Morris, city Johnnie Faye Bunch, city Gracie 'Frame, Tomato Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Vernon Armstrong, Holland Mrs. Alvin Lane, city Mrs. Homer Connell, city Rosh Hashono To Be Observed At Temple Israel At sundown Friday, the Jewisii New Year, Rosh Hashono, will begin, marking in accordance with ihe old Hebrew calendar the year 57IG. , Dr. Alfred Vise, rabbi of Temple Israel, will conduct High Holiday Service in the main auditorium ol the Temple Friday at 8 p. m. and Saturday morning at 10:30. Topic of the rabbi's sermon tor the evening services will tie "My Help Cometh from the Lord," while Saturday morning alter the sounding or the ram's horn, or Shofar, he will preach on "Looking into the Future." In these services. Dr. Vise will de assisted by the Temple Choir with Miss Emily Damon as organist. The Jewish military personnel ol Blylhevilie Air Force Base is invited to attend these services. Singer Company To Conduct Fashion Show Tonight at 7:30 p. ra. at Singer Sewing Machine Company on Main Street a fashion show will be held. This will include 20 models, each wearlnp the dress which she has nradt in classes at the company with Mrs. Grace Beshnrse as teacher. Two winning garments, one junior and one senior, will be sum- mitted to Central Agency in Memphis where the regional judging will take place. Judges for the fashion show tonight "will be Mrs. Charles Liggett, Mrs. Elbert Johnson and Mrs. Abe Kmmnsham. W. T. Langley. cHy Samuel Lewers, city Mrs. J. B. Cunningham, city Mrs. Annie Cohoon, Holland Mrs. O. T. Oracy, city W. O. Reeves, city Tom Springer, city Raef Ash, Cooter Mrs. Earl Slaughter, city ' | Patricia Hardy jHonored With iWiener Roast i Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Hnrdy honored their daughter. Patricia Hardy. Sunday on her 12th birthday with a surprise -.vlener roast at Walker Park. Twenty guests atcndcd the affair. 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