The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 15, 1950 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 15, 1950
Page 2
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PAGE TVTO BLVTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Jane Sliclton, Society Editor Phone 4461 Rosemary Johnston's Betrothal Is Revealed Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sewell Johnston ol Blytheville today made known the betrothal of their daughter, Miss Rosemary Johnston to James McLcmore Williams, Jr. Mr. Williams is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James McLemore Williams of Blythevllle. The bride elect was graduated from Blythcvilte high school, where she participated in extra currlcu- lar activities. She was n member ol the National Honor Society, Red Pepper Club. Garden Club, Beta and Glee Clubs, She attended Birm- Binham Southern College. Birmingham, Ala., and \vns a member of the College Choir, College Theatre. Le Circle Francais, the Ushers Club and pi Beta Phi social sorority. Mr. Williams was also graduated from Blytheville High School where he was a participant in extra curricuiar activities. He attended the University ol Arkansas and was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. He is now connected with orglll Brothers in Memphis. Plans for the wedding, which will be an event of mid-September, will be announced at a later date. Announcement of the engagement was made today ^t a 1 p.m. luncheon and bridge for three tables of guests given by Mrs. C. Q. Redman and Mrs. George Lee at the Lee home. • * • Bridal Shower Given For Miss Flowers A miscellaneous shower was given last, night at the Joe McGee home honoring Miss Nclla Jack Flowers, bride elect of A. J. Book. Hostesses to the 12 guests were Mrs. Arthur Book, mother of the groom to be. Mrs. Sam Dobyns and Mrs. McGee. The guests were seated in the living room of Ihe home, which was decorated with pottery and crystal vases filled with summer blossoms. The evening was spent Informally after which gifts were presented to the guest of honor. A white frock worn with white accessories was selected by Miss Flowers for the bridal event. Contrasting with her costume, was the gift corsage of scarlet gladioli pinned at her shoulder. Hostesses served party foods and iced drinks. Mrs. Francis Honored ,. SEPTEMBER, BKIDE—Miss Rosemary Johnston will become the bride of James McLemore Williams, Jr., of Blytheville in a mid-September ceremony. Announcement of the betrothal was made today by tiic bride elect's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sewell Johnston. ft bridge fuests -'were entertained yesterday afternoon at the Albert Taylor home when Mrs. .Taylor and Mrs. Max O. Usrey were hostesses in compliment to Mrs. Kavanaugh Francis of Tuscaloosa, Ala. Mrs. Francis Is the. houseguest of her parents; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Little. Crystal vases filled with summer cut flowers and greenery were set around the reception and entertaining rooms and throughout the home lor the event. Mrs. Harry A. Hnlnes won high score In the bridge game, with Mrs. B. B. Goodman winning second high. . An out • of town guest was Mrs. Goodman, of Steele. DRESS-UP Lula Wayne Liston's Engagement To Larry Hearn Is Announced 'Hie engagement and approach- Ing marriage of Miss Lula Wayne Listen, to Larry Hearn, son of Mr. au'd Mrs. Jerry Hcarn, of Blythe- vllle. was announced today by the bride-elect's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. p. Listen of Blytheville. Miss Llston attended Blytheville High School, where she served as Ice-president': of the Future Home- 1948 graduate of School and was nl ember -of the Boys' Beta Club and served ' as a member of' the band for seven years. He attended Arkansas State College, Jonesboro. Plans for the wedding will be evealed later. Mrs. Hardy Hostess To Rook Club, Guests Mrs. Alvln Hardy was hostess yesterday afternoon at her home to members of the CBC Club and three guests, for the weekly rook meeting. Mrs. Belle Horn. Mrs. A. Norman and Mrs. Tale Cookston were guests with the club. Mrs. Ross Moore was high score winner, with Mrs. Paul Byrlim winning second high and Mrs. R. A. Copeiand, rooko. Mrs. Hardy served a dessert course. Five Guests Invited To Play with Lucky Rook Five guests were Invited to meet with members of the Lucky Rook Club yesterday afternoon at the home of Mrs. F. B. Hucy. Guests were Mrs. Floyd Rector. Mrs. cleo Wren. Mrs. Forrest Moore. Mrs. W. B. Mayo and Mrs. T. o..fluey. Floral 'decorations were provided by bowls of summer flowers and greenery. High score in (he rook games was won by Mrs Moore, second high by Mrs. T. O. Huey. low, Mrs. J. O. Hue'y nnd rooko. Mrs. F. B. Huey. Mrs. Huey served a salad course. Miss Lyhi Wayne I.islon Annual Fish Fry Given by Church The n mural fish fry for members of tht Wesley Memorial Melhodis Church was held last night nt tht. home of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Robertson, with 60 members and guest nttendlng. Following supper the group lion orcd the Rev. and Mrs. W. B. Yotin and family with an old fashioned "pounding." in celebration of the! second -year with the congregation Special guests were Mr. and Mrs Leslie Monre, Uhlc Moore, Mr. an. Mrs. Gus Ebcrdl. Mr. nnd Mrs Raymond Springer and Mr. an Mrs. Henry Buck of Half Nfnon. Bits of News Mrs. S. D. McClee and daughter. Hie, and Miss Ellen Contey are pending six weeks In Los Angeles nd points of interest in Mexico. Viiile In Los Angeles. Mrs. McGee ml Sue will he the guests of their laughter and sister, Mrs, Roland Vllliams and family. Walter Drummond nnd grand- Inughtcr. Dorothy Drtirmnonrt, will rrive Sunday afternoon from Greenville. Miss., to spend a week s guests of Mr. and Mrs. Damon Cook at. their home on Birch Av- nile. Mr. Drummond formerly nade his home In Blytheville. Mrs. Charlie Krutz and children. ,1r. and Mrs. Hcrshel House and .Irs. Joe Morgan and grandson, Dnrnell. ]cft last night for Pensa- ola, Fla.. wiierc they will visit us nests of Mr. and Mrs. Bennle Vclch. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Graham, nd son. Gene Charles, left today or Knoxville. rind Columbia, S.C.. where they will vacation for a week, 'liey will visit points of Interest in he Smokoy Mountains. Mr. and Mrs. H. I,. Ham are va- ntloning nt Oulfport. Miss., nnd ither points of southern interest. Drs, Carl and Edna Nles are pending the weekend in Memphis. Vhile there they will attend "Rose \Iarle" nt the MOAT. Mr. and Mrs. Chnrlos Lemons left oday for Battle Creek. Mich., where hey will spend three weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Lee Smith are 11 Senntohia. Miss., to attend the :odding of Miss Jnycc Roseborbush nd Johnny While of Blytheville, onight nl B o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Ivnn Colvln and Miss Clnra May Wood of Rivcsport, Ore., will leave Sunday for their home after a week's visit as guests f Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Reeves and 'arnily. Mr. and Mrs. L. /fyler have cturned to their home in Ilumbcldt .ftcr visiting as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Reeves. Marthn Ann and Lindn Beau have etnnicd from Trumann where they 'isl^ed relatives. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Thompson, Jr., and fnmily have moved to thoir new home at 303 Clear Lrke Road They formerly resided at 1704 ihlckasawba. Mr. and Mrs. Keith Bilbrey and sons, Charles and Jimmy, left this afternoon for Fayetteviile where Mr, Bilbrey will attend school at the University of Arkansas for three weeks. Mrs. Bilbrey and sons wll spcntl three weeks In Siloam Springs is guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Ross. Miss Barbara Moiiaghnn and W L. Horner, Jr., will attend the wedding of Miss Lula Montgomery and Conners Taylor tomorrow in West Memphis. Miss Monaghan and Mr. Horner are former schoolmates of live couple at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteviile. Mr. and Mrs. D. O. Pnfford and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Owens will leave tomorrow for a weeks' trip through the Smokey Mountains and the east. Mrs. Kendall Berry, Mrs. Chnilcs Ray Newcomb. Miss Jcttyc Claire Huffman, Miss Vera Goodrich, and Mrs. E. R. Mnson were In Memphis last night where they attended "Rose Marie" n>, the MOAT. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Forrest of Memphis have returned to their home after spending several dnyi here as guests of Mr. Forrest's parents,- Mr. and Mrs. O, N. Forrcit and sisters. Mrs. Chris Tompkins. Mrs. Jim Tompkins and son, Jimmy. Mrs. Jesse Secman and Carol Seeman, have returned from ttulfport. Alia, where they went especially to vUit Mary Ann Tompkins, daughter of Mrs. Jim Tompkins. and Sally McCutcheon, who are attending Gun- park Camp, carol was a guesi of Mary Ann and Sally at camp. Condition of Horace Wayne Wai- •ATURDAV, JULY l v 1MO Coming Events Social Calendar Miss Joyce Roseborough, of 8en- atobla, Miss., becomes the bride of Johnny Hanley White of Blytheville In a cerecony at Senatobla at 8 p.m. Monday Executive Board meeting of the Women of the Presbyterian Church at 2:30 p.m. Three pjn. Circles One. Two and Three meet. Three- thirty a general meeting of the women of the church. Miss Vera Goodrich entertaining GKO Club. Lake Street WSCS meets >t the church at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday Miss Myrtle Sexton and M 11 s Frances Jones entertaining Epslkm Sigma Alpha sorority. Mrs. James Terry hostess to Tri- Town Bridge Club. Wednesday Mrs. Otto Scrap* entertaining Club Eight. Thursday Rook meets with Mrs. George Saliba, Jr. Krlrti} Mrs. Cecil Priest hostess, to Lucky Rook Club. Mrs. Iverson Morris and Mrs. Aubrey Bruce entertaining plat Lake Home Demonstration Club. Mrs. Lendennie Fowler entertaining CBC Club. At The Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: David Hhoades, Hayti. Mclvin Hill, Cleveland. O. Mrs. Ray Beard and baby, city. The world's rarest game bird Is the Hawaiian goose or "nene." Changes In land use and extra hunting pressure have reduced their ranks to a pitiful remnant of not over 25 or 30 birds. ters, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ewell Walters of Luxora, who underwent an tonstlectomy Saturday at Walls Hospital, is reported as satisfactory. Mr. and Mrs. E.. H. Morgan and Kenneth Anderson of Gutherie, Ky., are weekend guests, of Miss Jane Shelton and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Shelton. Mr. and Mrs. I.. E. Old, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Taylor were In Memphis last night for the MOAT production, "Rose Marie" Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe and son, Jimmy, are visiting in Colorado Springs, Colo., as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Rits.sell Barham. Mrs. Lowland Jimmy accompanied their housegue.sts, Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Woods, to Colorado Springs. Mr. Lowe and Jim, will }oin them later j in the summer. Mrs. W. Leon Smith has been admitted to Walls Hospital where she will undergo treatment. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Dill and daughter, John Anna, are visiting In Walnut Ridge as guests of Mr. and Mrs Jackson Dill. They will visit southern points of interest before returning home in ten days. Mrs. Ira Walters, and Pat and Becky, Mrs. Pearl Lamb, Mrs. B. F. Ragon of Pine Bluff, housegufc-t of Mr. and Mrs. Walters, and Mrs. John Foster spent Thursday In Memphis, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Rigglns s.nd Dick Foster are visiting In Nnlchei, Miss., as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Lowry and children. Mrs. Howard Frlsby of Memphis was the Friday guest of Mrs. B. M. Matthews and Miss Margueilte Matthews. Mrs. B. F. Rnson has returned to her home in Pine Bluff after week's visit here as guest of her brother, Ira Walters and Mrs. Walters. Mrs. J. T. Ashley is now at her home on Kentucky following & six months' visit as guests of her children in this section. Law Against a Husband Helping With Housework BT Both MllktL NEA Start Write* link there is anything wrong with husband's helping with the ork—even though his wife does- 't have a job? My husband of his own free ill. often pitches in and helps e around the house, scrubbing oors. helping with the -laundry, ashing windows etc. Several of my neighbors have lade catty comments about it— ich as 'I don't .WANT my hus- and doing housework. That's a Oman's job!' "But my husband has an elght- our work day, five days a week, hile, what with an inconvenient ouse to take care of. and three mall children to IOOK after, I work bout R 12-hour day. So what's rong with an able-bodied man's tching in and helping out if he's illing to?" Nothing. Nothing at all. You're ist lucky you have a husband ho realizes that you need a help_ hand now and then and Isn't bove rolling up his sleeves and oing to work Too Undignified" For Many Men Why as back-breaking a job as irubbing a floor should be con- dered exclusively a woman's job beyond me. Yet many a man who ouldn't hear of his wife's taking job outside the home, doesn't iind In the least seeing her put L a longer and much harder work ay at home at the kind of work he janitor dees at his office. And t thinks it would be beneath his ignity to offer a hand occasionally with some of the harder, grubbier Marriage Licenses The following coimlc obtained a marriage license yesterdav in the office of Miss Elizabeth Blythe, county clerk: Gerald Upton of Blytheville and Miss Mildred Kuhlmniui of 'St. Louis. By Sue Burnett Glamour plus for special dress up occasions — a striking softl> draped frock with diagonal lines button trimmed. Try it in an all over flower print or rich solid tone. Pattern No. 8432 Is a sew-ritc perforated pattern for sizes 12 H 16. 18, 20; 40 and 42. Size 14 4'i' yards of 39-Inch. For this pattern, send 25 cents. In COINS, your name, address, size I desired and the PATTERN NUM. ' HER to Sue Burnett, Courier News 530 South Wells Street, Chicago 1. Don't miss the Spring and Summer FASHION. This lalest issue Is colorful, Informative,—a complete paltern magazine. Fabric news, fashion tips, a wealth of smart frocks to sew for summer are all Included. 85 cents. CHURCH of CHRIST Main at Highway 61 Daily Radio Program KLCN 12:15 to 12:30 Weekly Sunday 8:30 to 9:00 A.M. BIBLE CLASSES FOR ALL Sunday 9:50 II F SHARP Evangelist S F, R M 0 N S Morning: "Irreverence". Evening: 'The Body—Human and Divine". Where Christ and Christians Meet CHURCH of CHRIST I.Islcn lo K1.CN al 10:10 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Daily TOT our program announcements, Knx Office Opens at 1:45 Slitm Starts Z:00 p.m. Continuous Showing Everjrlij SATURDAY THE G«IAr SONG HIT COMtS Serial: "Pony Express" No. 12 Cent. Showing Sat. 12:30 (o 11:30 Also Cartoon SUNDAY & MONDAY o 11 GEM "AIR COOLED' Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. SATURDAY NERVE-LASHING TERM The BIG LIFT" with JIONTGOMKRY CMFT and PAUL DOUGLAS Paramount News * Sotcrled Shorts Conlinuous Showing Sunday 1:30 to 11:00 Serial: "Undersea Kingdom" No. 12; Also Carlnon Conl. Shonrlng Sat. lt:3t In 11:1> SUNDAY A MONDAY .K FKATURE— (OWAtD L ALPERSON MtTRO >TEWS Conl. Showlnn Sin. 1:M lo II: . -.„.,,.,, —Courier News Photo 4-H DRESS REVIEW WINNERS-These girts were first place winners In the six divisions of th<4ft« U.b raly dres< review yesterday morning. The winners »re deft to right) Letha Swain of'OosneU, Kilri fclle of Armorel Dorts Kennett of l^hville, Hertha Bledso. o< Dell. Carolyn Blake of Blackwater ind WE. THE WOMEN * Writes a lucky wife: "Do you jobs. So don't mind what the women say who don't want and don't get any help from their husbands. It well may be the reason they don't want help Is because they are pretty sure they'd never get It, anyhow. While the rhino's defective sight can hardly make out a motionless man at a distance of.more than 40 to 50 yards, the animal's sense of smell Is so keen that it can detect the presence of man n quarter of a mile or more away. Preacher Is Constable YOLO. Calif.—(/p>—This is a good little town. II ought to be: Rev. Joseph Helle. pastor of the Yolo Community Church, has been elected constable. The minister polled 11 of 21 write-in votes^ And it was all very much of a surprise to Rev. Helle. He had neither announced his candidacy nor campaigned. But he has the S5 a month job of preserving law and order. The pay Li low because the Yolo County Board of Supervisors turned Yolo law enforcement over to a deputy sheriff three years ago and they cut the constable's salary to $5 to discourage anyone from running. Rev. Helle says he'll give the job a try. First American Marines In European waters during the Revolution were those aboard the "Reprisal," which took Benjamin Franklin to France In 1776 and later captured several British prizes. Let me leach your child the fundamentals of acting; public speaking; and self expression. Prepare your child now for the lead in the Senior Play. I can help your child off to a good start on a well rounded personality. Instruction will begin Monday at the Hole! Noble. CALL OR SEE WAYNE TAT E AT HOTEL NOBLE WO POSTAGE! That's (he price you would have to pay for postage alone if you sent a letler bearing a three-cent stamp to every subscriber ol the Courier News. But .you can reach all ot these people through a WANT-AD costing as little *s . .. SO* Is It any wonder that people prosper who take advantage of (his outstanding bargain offer! Think of itt Being able to tell 7000 people about anything you may want (o buy, sell or rent at such a low cost. Starl Today! Get Ihe WANT-AD habit and you will have money in your pockets for purchases. Ad* placed before 9 a.m. will appear same day. All classified advertising payable in advance. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS

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