The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 5, 1956 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 5, 1956
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THURSDAY, JANUARY », MW BLYTHEVILLB (ABK.) COURIER NEWS PAOTTHREB OSCEOLA NEWS By Betty* NeMe Stan Mt». Harry Driver was hostess Friday to her bridge club. Additional guest was her sister, Mrs. Harris Parks. \ Others Invited as special guests were Mrs. C. E. Dean, Mrs. W. C. Mason, Mrs. Spencer Driver, Mrs. Bettye Nelle Starr. Mrs. Driver's home was decorat- et 1 in the holiday theme. Mrs. J. H. Lovewell won high club prize, Mrs. Davidson, high guest, and Mrs. J. L. Ward, bridge. Mrs. Spencer Driver entertained three tables o[ bridge Thursday evening in special compliment to Mrs. Harris Parks of .Union City, Tenn., who came for the Christmas holidays to visit her sister, Mrs. Harry Driver. A salad plate was served. Mrs. Driver's home was decorated in the holiday theme: Two out-of-town guests at the party were'Mrs. Frank Crittendon of Newburg, N. Y., and Mrs. Reba Davidson of Uniontown, Ala. In the games of bridge that followed Mrs. Joe Cromer was score winner. Mrs. Parks was presented a box of handmade handkerchiefs and bridge went to Mrs. Bettye Nelle Starr. Another in the series of parties for Mrs. Parks was the luncheon Thursday Mrs. Stanley Carpenter gave to her honor. ' , Mrs. Carpenter used a fruit centerpiece flanked by silver leaves-.qn her dining table. Holiday decorations were used throughout Mrs. Carpenter's home. . Seated at the table with Mrs. Carpenter and Mrs. Harris were Mrs. Harry Driver, Mrs. W. B. Hunt and Mrs. C. E. Dean. Mr. and Mrs. Tal Tongate complimented their grandson, .Bruce Dunlap of Eidgley, Tenn., with a holiday dance at the Seminole Club Wedneesday evening. Seventy-five young. people from Osceola, Memphis, Rldgley and the surrounding towns danced to the music of the Rebel Club orchestra. Colorful holiday decorations were used to decorate the club. Throughout the evening, traditional foods were served. Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Driver and Mr. and Mrs. Guy Driver were in .Memphis Christmas day to join the Driver family in their annual family reunion. Twenty members were at the dinner given this year by Mrs. Vernon Winton. who is the Jormer Miss lone Driver. Mr. and Mrs. Marshal Kline and daughter Kelsey of Little Rock joined her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Driver, for the dinner. Among the Osceolans to .Memphis Tuesday were Mrs. E. H. Burns and son James, Mrs. Carl Anderson, Mrs. Roy Cox, son Gene, Jimmy Robblns, Miss Emily Mason, W. C. Mason, Charles Hale of Madisonville, Tenn., who is .visiting the Mason and Florida families, Mrs. J. L. Ward, Mrs. A W. .Bowen, Mrs. Faber White, Mary Alma White and Allen Starr. Mrs. Welby Young and daughters Karen and Becky were called to Jonesboro Tuesday upon the sur- den death of Mrs. Young's sister- in-law, Mrs. Vivian Love. Ben Butler, Sr., was host to his supper club Wednesday evening at his home. The dining table, where the men were seated, was centered with an arrangement of vivid red carnations in a crystal bowl. The men were served a fried chicken supper. son and Co.. and lived In Wilson. Ms. C. M. Harwell and Miss Nell Rhodes are spending the holidays with Mrs. Harwell's daughter, Mrs. Phil Burks, and family in Bedford, Va. Miss Loretta Patterson of Memphis visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Patterson, and family during the holidays. • Among the Family dinners Christmas day was that of the George Florida dinner 'when 18 members of his family gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Florida for their annual affair. Charles P. Hale of Madisonville, Tenn., a brother of the late Mrs G. T. Florida, Miss Emily Mason of West.Memphis and Buddy Mason of Memphis were among the I members of the Florida family. One of the outstanding events given in Osceola during the Christmas holidays was the annual open house given by the board of directors of the Planters Bank of u ijeuu, caamtu, was chairman. Five hundred Osceolans called during the Christmas eve party One of the highlights of the festive board were the country hams Mr. and Mrs. Dean personally prepare Platters of shredded turkey, kosher corn beef, gallons of shrimp, brandied fruit cakes, eggnog served from silver punch bowls,, homemade candies, salted nuts, all go into making the event one of anticipation from those who yearly attend the feast. Presiding at the table were Mrs. Dean Mrs. L. C. B. Young, Mrs. Joe Cromer, Mrs. R. C. Bryan, Mr. Bryan, Mary and Martha Dillard. . : The bank was gaily decorated in the holiday theme. An. immense white Christmas tree, laden with gifts to the employees of the bank from friends, was the focal point- Susan Edrington was honored Friday on her eighth birthday when her mother, Mrs. Bill Joe Edrington, Invited 15 small girls and boys to the Seminole Club for luncheon. Marking Susan's place was; a white carnation corsage,' a gift of her grandmother, Mrs. Dave 511- verblatt. Games were played throughout the afternoon. Birthday cake and ice cream completed the day's excitement for the youngsters. Mrs. J. H. Lovewell .entertained members of her family Thursday with a holiday dinner at her home. Guests of honor, other than her family, were the Rev. and Mrs Raymond Denton, Episcopal priest, who has recently moved to Osce- olp and will serve the church in Osceola and in Blytheville. Col. and Mrs. Frank Crittendon of Newburg, N. Y., and their son Frank, Jr., student at.Tulane, were among the members of the. Lovewell family to participate in 'the reunion. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Smith had as their guests. Wednesday, Dr. and Mrs: Mark Emmel of Gainesville, Fla. Dr. and Mrs. Emmel had spent Christmas in Oklahoma and were en route home. Dr. Emmel, who is now teaching at the University of Florida, was formerly veterinarian lor Lee Wil- Wade and Ed Quinn of Memphis were guests during, the week of their grandmother, Mrs. Ed Quinn. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Sullivan and son Lyman of Murfreesbbro, Tenn., are guests of Mrs. A. L. Webb. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Carpenter spent the holidays in Moorehead, Miss. Miss Bobby Lou Nallling has returned home from a visit ia Memphis with Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gurley. Mrs. A. M. Rogers, a former Mississippi County resident, was in Osceola Thursday. Mrs. Rogers is a housemother at the University of Mississippi. Mrs. Wirt Steed was hostess Friday evening to her bridge club. Additional guests were Mrs. Garner Robbins and Mrs. L. W. Foster. A dessert course preceded the bridge games. 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