The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 4, 1956 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 4, 1956
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-BLTTHEHLLE (AR1Q-CQURIER HEBL WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 19M -Society News — i» Ann Mollnrv Sru-ipfv Rrfitor * Ph<J Miu Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phont 34461 JANUARY BRIDE- ELECT — In a ceremony to be performed this month Miss Melba Jean Fisher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Fisher of Blytheville, will become the bride of Charles Ray Wise, son of Mrs. Tim Brantley of Silver Springs, Mr., and the late J. Jewel Wise of Blytheville, (Photo by Cullison) Engagement of Miss Melba Fisher To Charles Ray Wise Is Told The engagement of Miss Melba Jean Fisher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Fisher of Blytheville, to Charles Ray Wise,"son of Mrs. Tim Brantley of Silver Springs, Md.,-and the late J. Jewel Wise of Blytheville, was announced today. Miss Fisher is a graduate of B!y-i theville High .School and 1* now employed by,Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. Mr. wi*e attended Blytheville High School. He has recently been discharged from the Navy after four years ot service and is now employed by B and T Amusement Company to Blytheville. The wedding will be solemnised to January with plan* to be announced later. Farewell Party Given for Mrs. Franks A farewell party was given at tfae home of Mrs. Everett 1. Clark yesterday morning for'Mrs. Preston Franks, who Is moving to Alexandria, La., to make her home. Mrs. J. W. Turner was co-hostess for the coffee. "Alexandria Bound" were the pennants attached to each side of the traveling case which formed the centerpiece for the refreshment table. Presiding at the table were Mrs. Joe Goodman and Mrs. Fred Ratliff. Those presenting farewell gifts to Mrs. Pranks were Mrs. Jackson Cowger, Mrs, Lucille Watson, Mrs. Norm Grlffing, Mrs. Jerry Hord, Mrs. Dick. Bednar, Mrs. Cooter Brandon and Mrs. Dick Petty. Always In Style Beta Sigma Phi Chapters Have Meeting chapters of Beta Sigma Phi *o- rority met last night. Exemplar Chapter .met at the home of Misa Nanoy Holland with 11'member*-present. ':Mrs. Jimmt* *awaros presided over the bttailMu MMlon at which time report* wen given on the Negro Children*' Christmas party and the Woman of Year Banquet. Flans were made by the group for a rush party to bt.held March 1 and Misses BUlle Sue Burks and Florence Moore Were elected to serve on the magatine committee. Mrs. E. L. Boggs was elected girl of the year for the Alpha Alpha Chapter when it met 'at her home. C6-hostes* for thle meeting Was Mrs. Dan McCasklll. Dr. Harvey Kldd was guest speaker for the evening and in the business session Woman of the Year banquet tickets were distributed and a report was also given in this chapter on the Negro Children's Christmas party. By Sue Burnett Perennial favorite In every wardrobe — Uie carefully tailored shlrt- walU frock. This version is a special for the (horter figure. Pattern No. M17 Is in size* ISli, 1414, 1614, 1«&, 30!4> 32V4, 3«V4. Site 14'i. «hort tleeve, 4% yards of 35-inch. For thii pattern, *end JBc In COINS, your name, address, site desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to SIM Burnett, Blythevill* Courier Niwa, 373 W. Qulney •tmt, Chtoato I, 111. The ntw Fall * winter 'M ia»u» ot Basle PAUDON, our wmpl*M oalMirn maf aatnc I* filled with attractive, a*w-M*r itjrlei to dtlfcht btclniwr and expert. Don't mlM It — «*nd M cents today for yo*T Alpha Delta Chapter met at Hotel Noble at which time Mrs. David Miles Was selected as the oh&p- : ter's outstanding member for the year. Mrs. Peggy Cheadle was hostess for the meeting. "Your Day Socially," was the talk given by Mrs. Charles Leg guest speaker tor the evening. Mrs. Harriett Mattlngly of Enid, Otja^ we* « gU65t of t.hp £?0!!P: PTA City Council To Meet City Council of Parent-Teacher Association will meet Friday morning In the junior high school library. All PTA presidents and Founders Day chairmen are to attend. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission 15« & 35c At All Time* WED. & THURS. PLU8 I CARTOONS Bits of News Boyce Freeman Moore, who has spent the holidays here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Boyce Moore, returned today by plane to Palm Beach, Fla., where he Is a member of the Apollo Boys Choir. He was motored to Memphis by his .father. Mrs. John Prather is undergoing treatment at Chirkasawba Hospital. Sharon Davis is a 'patient .in Walls Hospital. Roberta Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Brown, who has been a patient in Baptist Hospital In Memphis for the past two days, is at her home on Holly. Trinity WMU Circles Have Business Meetings Day circles of the Women's Missionary Union of Trinity Baptist Church met at the church Monday for a business meeting with 12 members present. ' Repeating of the watchword and prayer by Mrs. Loyce Qestrlng opened the meeting. Mrs.. W. H. Cook presided over the business session and also gave the closing prayer. Mrs. W. R. Williams gave the devotional. Rose Marlowe Circle met with Mrs. Woodrow Hardy with six members and one new member, Mrs. Bill Hrabovsky, present. Mrs. Drew Hughey led the opening prayer following repeating of the Watchword. Mrs. Bill Boren presided over the business session after which Mrs. J. D. Eatmon led the closing prayer. Annie Armstrong Circle met with Mrs. Mary Lyons with seven members and one visitor, Miss Linda-Lowe, present. Mr*. Howard Caldwell led the opening prayer and also presented the devotional. Mrs. Lucy Koonce had charge of th* business session with Mrs, Lyons' dismissing the •group. Marriage Licensa The following marriage licenses have been issued recently at the county clerk'*'office: Larry Louis Daniel, 25, and Katherine Ann Btackard, II, both of Blytheville. . Billy B. Lohg, 25, arid Aurlta Ashford, 23, both of Blytheville. Louis Jacob' Barkovltz, 33, and Dorothy Jean Ruth Tackeberry, 2J, both of Hayti, , J. C. Shrader, 31, Blytheville Air Force Base, and Shirley Potter, 18, Blytheville. Robert R. Willson, 26, LUski Wyo., and Mrs. Sarah M. Olfford, 30, Blytheville. Chester Baker, 19, and Luphelia Shumate, 18, both of Blytheville. Olenn Harvey, 24, Van BUren, and Melba Pryor, 22, Blytheville. Calvin E. Litten, 30, Grenada, Miss., and Nancy Ann Damon, S3, Biythevlile. Alan Berry, 33, and Carrie Sue Haynes, 21, both of Blytheville. Miss Moore Announces Wedding Plans Miss Jimmle Lee Moore, who will become the bride of Jerry Strickland, Jan. 29. today announced her wedding plans. Vows will be exchanged at 4 p.m. at First Christian Church with the Rev. James Rainwater, pastor, officiating. Miss Moore has chosen her sis ter, Miss Susan Moore, to serve as her maid of honor. Brltt Owens will serve Mr. Strickland as best man. Bridesmaids will be Misses Pat Partlow, Ann Seay, Delores Adams, Mary Alice McWaters, Sara Strickland and Polly Deer. Misses Molly Giaham of Newport and Jean Bell ot Gideon, Mo., will act as taper- lighters. Little Misses Susan Spurlock ot Jonesboro and Rebecca Strickland of Blytheville, both cousins of the groom, will serve as' flower girls. Ushers will be James Taylor of Hoyt nhlsenhall nf T-aVo City, Oene and Jimmy Strickland, brothers of the groom, and Sonny Hankwitz. Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe, organist, .and Mrs. C. R. Moyers of Jonesboro, soloist and cousin of the groom, will present the nuptial music. Following the ceremony a reception will be held at Hotel Noble with Mrs. Melvln Halsel and Mrs. Denny Byrum, cousins of the bride, presiding at the bride's table. • Miss Carmen Gary will have charge of the guest book. Coming Events THURSDAY Delta Kappa Gamma having initiation ceremony in Colonial Room of Hotel Noble, 7:30 p.m. Armorel HD Club meeting at home of Mrs. E. M. Mitchell at 1129 Hearn in Blytheville for potlucK luncheon. .Thursday Contract Club meeting with Mr*. p. \W McCutchen. . Mid-Week Club meeting with Mrs. 3. Loul* Cherry,.. Lottie Moon -YWA meeting with Mrs. C. S. Birmingham, 7 p.m. '• FRIDAY City C6(lncil of PtA meeting at junior; high school library,'10 a.m. Eastern Star having installation of officer* at Mason Temple, 8 p.m. This Installation service: is open to the public, .Chapter ft-PBO meeting at horn* of Mr*, p. E. Crigger, 2 p.m. " •': Vendredi Bridge Club meeting With, Mrs. Bill Slack, . ftiday -Contract Club meeting with Mr*. George D. pollock, Jr. SATURDAY Mr*. Melv'iri Holsell, Mrs. C. L: Nabers and Mrs. Denny Byrum entertaining with informal drop-in at home of Mrs. Halsell, complimenting Miss Jimmie Lee Moore, between 1 and 4 p.m. MONDAY Ruth Class of rirst Baptist Church meeting with Mrs. Burley Slayton, 7:30 p.m. CIB Bridge Club Conducts Game InMcHaney Home CD3 Bridge Club met at the home of Mrs. Joe McHaney yesterday. Bridge winners Were Mrs. Utho Barnes, high, Mrs. Kobert Mc- Qraw, second high, and Mrs, Wi H. O'Keeie, bridgo. A dessert course piiOeucS ui5 games. Mrs Patterson , Is Hostess to Auxiliary Mrs. S. S. Patterson wa* hostess last night to member* of Woman'* Auxiliary of St. Stephen'* EpUcoj»J Church. "The Church Witnesses Througn Its program," was the devotional presented by Mrs. J. E. Klllett. ThU devotional topic was in keeping with the theme of the month. In the business session delegates were elected to attend the annual meeting of Woman's Auxiliary which will be held at Fayetteville, Jan. 25 and 26. Those delegates are MM. E. J. Cure, Mrs, Fred Sallba and Mrs. Raymond Denton. Alternates «re Mrs. Dale Dunlap and Mrt. Leroy Huddleston. Mrs. Thurman Hewlett served us porgram leader for the evening using as her topic of discussion, "Origin of Religious Customs." The Rev. and Mr«. Raymond Denton were special guest* at the meeting. During the social HOu* tess served refreshments. Country Club Bridge League Resumes Schedule Resuming its weekly schedule after the holiday season was .the Country Club Duplicate Bridge League last week. The league members played, a four-table Howell movement with Harry W. Haines and Mrs. Russell Phillips capturing first place. Mrs. F. E. Black and Mrs. O. W. McCutehen were second with third place going to Mrs. Eugenia Jenkins and Mrs. E. B. Gee. Next Tuesday the league will play a masterpoint game. Mrs* Douglas '-\ Elected Head Of WMU Group Mrs. Ollie Douglas wa* tlected president of the Immanuel' Baptist Church Women's Mls»ioaary Union when the group held a; reor- -garitzational meeting at her home Monday. ' Other officers elected Were, Mrs. Bonita Sigrhan and Mr*, Claude Duncan, vice-presidents; Jftt,-.Carl Duncan, secretary; Mt»..-Dan Needham, treasurer; Mr*, Barney Barnes, mission 'chairman; Mrs. Charlie Watkins, Mrs. B, -V, Games and Mrs. Kenneth Walker, community missions; Mrs. Clay Stalllngs, reporter. twelve members and on* visitor attended this meeting. 30 Year Service Opeartor Honored With Luncheon ' Miss Rose BombolMki, who has completed 30 years of service with Southwestern Bell Telephone .Company, Was honord .with a service luncheon at the Razorback yesterday. The honoree was presenttd witn a white carnation corsage and service pin. Mrs. Virginia Davis gave Mrs. Bombolaski the pin and Mrs. Myrtle Ossar.c, senlo? operator, completed the presentation ceremony, nnouncina BLYTHEYILLE MUSIC CO. 107 W. Main Across from Roxy Thiatro Pianos and Organs fxc/us/Ve For This Ana On Display A Complttt Lint With All Stylts and finishtt Attend Our GRAND OPENING Friday & Saturday January 6 & 7 FREE ROSES For the Ladies We have several used Pianos and Spinel- Organs WI DO CUSTOM PICTURE FRAMING DAG Chapter Has Potluck Luncheon Col. John Martin Chapter of Dtuthten ot American ColoniiU met at the home of Mr*. J, E. Dick* ye«Urd«y for a potluck'lunch- *eon *nd meeting. Mrs. O. O. Hardaway wa* co hostess for the luncheon-meeting. The 10:30 a.m. meeting was opened with prayer by Mr*. W. Marlon Williams, chaplain, after which the pledge to the United states Flag was led by Mrs. George Hale. Mrs. J t C. Ellii, regent, presided over the business session at which time a new member, Mrs. Cecil Oravei, vat welcomed to the group. "The White House in Picture and Story," by Joseph Lemming wa! the book reviewed by Mrs. A. B Teaford of Osceola for the program Luncheon was served from Individual tables decorated 'with greenery. SosnellWMU Has Royal Service Program Women's Missionary Union of .Gosnell Baptist Church met last night at the church for a Royal Service program. Mrs. Gene Schultz opened the meeting with prayer following repeating of the watchword which was led by Mrs. F. E. Lucius. Giving the scripture readings were Mrs. GlsMys .Jones Mrs. Frank Maxwell and Mrs. Phillips. Mrs- Wilma Williams served as program chairman with Mrs. Lucius, Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Beulah Moody, Mrs. Schultz, Mrs. Frances MoMurray and Mrs. L. T. Karnes assisting her. Eleven members and four guests were in attendance. Mr*. Jack Moody dUmiwed the group with prayer after which refreshments were served by Mrs. Beulah'Moody and Mr*. Maxwell. • Mrs.Goff Honored by YMClub Mr*. Pfeiton Gaff was .honored by the YM Birthday Club when the group, .nut. at the home of • Mr*. Cstie Lendehnie ta*t night for the regular monthly dinner meeting. A white linen cloth was used to overlay the tab!* which was centered with the traditional birthday cake. Loran Abbott wa* a gueit ot the group. MOX THEATRE On W. Main St. In Blylhevill* Phone 3-4621 Weekday* Show Start* 7:00 p.m. — Sat. A Sun. 1 -.00 p.m The Finest in Cinemascope Presented in High-Fidelity Optical Sound! LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature OWC fltllB — AND — ALSO CARTOON THURSDAY & FRIDAY Double Feature *•— A MMUC HmMCTIOil—^< ALSO CARTOON MEETING SANTA-"And; that's my tassel," says Santa to blind E,a 6 in-. T H N amm A 3 N » her Uttleflngers explore hi, costume Seen. &14I11C 11B1II111, ij| •* I1V1 «1V*V. 11113-*- ' .. , u'U * n was, an after-store-hours Christmas party for blind children at a i Detroit, Mich., department store The children were given the run of the toy department to "see" what 'Santa may bring them. Couple Exchange Vows in Mississippi Mr-, and Mrs. Martin Needham of Blytheville announce the marriage of their daughter, Mrs. Anntu Dlckson, to Bobby Joe McAuley, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. McAuley also of Blytheville. The wedding was solemnized in Hernando, Miss., Saturday. The couple will make their home in Blytheville where the groom Is employed by Freeman and Henley Supermarket. I Teeth Return At tlx Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Qall Downing, Rt. 1, city. George Mickie, Caruthersvllle. W. I. Jones, Cooler. Rosa Lee Smith, city. ClucaasawDa Hospital Dismissed: • Do.inie Whitney, city. ' . Miss Betty Cunningham, city. Ben Abbott, city. Jim Seymore, Kennett. J. D, Sweat, city. Elizabeth Rice, city. Julius .Young, Chaff ee, Mo, Aggie.Cole, city. Mrs. Murray Hudson', city, Wall* Hospital Dismissed: Lorejtta Mallory, city. With Cough — RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. Ml — It ' wasn't funny then, but Sam Hundley laughs now about losing hi* lower plate, and coughing it up f|ve weeks later. He swallowed the false teeth when lift, suffered a stroke. Hundley's difficulty in eating and drinking was blamed on the stroke until a coughing spell and a pounding on the back by his wife brought them up. Dr. C. A. Wood said the chomp- ers apparently had lodged in hi* esophagus. Unromantic Bull Ignored Cows PUEBLO, Colo, -(/f) — Police and stockyard cowboys used ti time-tested method to lure back a bull which escaped from the Western Packing Co. plant here: They released five of the yard's most beguiling cows. The ruse failed, apparently because the bull had a Pied Piper complex. He led off the entire herd Into the residential area. Reinforcement* finally lassoed the animals and returned them to the yards for slaughter; • Rice won't stick to the pan, K a small amount .of lard or other fat has been added to the cooking water. Cinemascope at Its Best With Stereophonic Sound! 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