The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 11, 1954 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, September 11, 1954
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Society News Mnrv finf.ipt.v Rrlitnr t Mis« Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Bits of News / n06 tfy f^ers onaf I First Meeting Of Year Held By Shawnee PTA JOINER—The Shawnee Parent- Teachers Association held their his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Jones, and his sister, Mrs. Betty the business session. Reports were given by Mrs. J. W. Felts and Mrs. CITY CHAMPIONS — Winners in the Championship Bridge Tournament concluded last night at Hotel Noble were (from left to right) Oscar Hardaway and Mrs. P. D. Foster, Jr., first with «. 1 264 points; Mr. and Mrs. George Wiggs, second with 254 points; and Mrs. P. D. Foster, Sr., and Mrs. F. W. Whitner, third with 251 ;4 points. (Courier News Photo) Mrs. Foster, Oscar Hardaway Win Tourney The final session of the City Osceoia News By BETTYE NTELLE STAKE Ruth Class Has Installation Of Officers Here The Ruth Class of the First Bap, — , . tist Church met at the home of Championship Bridge Tournament; \ A _ F _ Williams. Lt. Williams, who Mrs. Travis Brooks Thursday night was played last night at Hotel No- j is sca tioned at Shaw Field, S. C., relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Tim Estes and daughter will spend tomorrow in Memphis with their daughter and sister, Mrs. J. H. Land, and family. Manley Feinberg arrived home yesterday from Birmingham, Ala., where he spent several days visiting friends. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Gentry will leave tomorrow for Lawton w Okla., where they will spend several days visiting relatives. Mrs. Jimmy Ross and children of Memphis are the guests of Dr. and Mrs. J. L. Guard. Perry Lee- Adkisson, who spent the summer months working in Pine Bluff, left yesterday for Manhattan, Kans., where he will enter Kansas State College to work on his doctor's degree in entomology. He was accompanied by Larry Cassidy, who will enter the University of Arkansas as a freshman. Mrs. Emma Nolen will leave tomorrow night by plane for Bethesda, Md., where she will spend several weeks with her daughter, Mrs. Hamilton Talbott, and Mr. Talbott. Billy Bert Mayo -is in Memphis today where he is attending a Sigma Phi Convention at Hotel Peabody. [ Mr. and Mrs. Johnny White an- pointed by the president. Mrs. Harper Oates, county council president, announced that the next County Council meeting will By EDXA BROWN Mr. and Mrs. Jack Bowden came home Friday from a two- week visit with his sister and family. Dr. and Mrs. Mark Burrows, at McDonough, Ga., and with her sister, Mrs. A, B. Farrar, of Jackson. Ga. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Woods drove to Nashville last week end. Maj. Edgar Johnson of the Ar-ny Air Force, a jet plane pilot, who has been away for three years be held at Shawnee School in Oc- ! and is a veteran of the Korean tober and the organization voted to prepare and serve the meal. Mrs. Flora Douglass was in charge of the program and those on program were Mrs. Felts and M. H. Benton, superintendent, who introduced the faculty members. At the conclusion of the meeting a tea was held in the home economics room. The officers and committee chairman were hosts. Caruthersville News By SONNY SANDERS The Student Activity Council will present the assembly program at Caruthersville High School next Friday morning. Julie Hawkins is the S. A. C.-President. war, was a guest of R- C. Branch of Pecan Point, for two days this week. Mrs. Linnie Blackley and daugh- spent two days this week with Mrs. Blackley's sister, Mrs. Henry Woods, of Joiner. The Women's Society of Christian Service met with Mrs. Ed Cruthchers on Tuesday for their business session. Mrs. M. H. Benton, president, prccided at the meeting. Miss Gladys Akle was elected secretary due to the resignation of Mrs. Abe Samons. The next meeting will be in the Methodist church at Joiner. The Joiner Baptist Church closed an evangelistic campaign Wednesday night with 21 additions to the church. The Rev. Kirkpatrick of Hot Springs was the visiting evangelist. The pastor, the Rev. Leanord j Kaffka, and his wife left Thursday morning for Waco, Texas, to ' be at the opening of school at j Baylor University, where their j Frenchman's Bayou drove to Hot ,<W* J?V$^ •A 2341 OFFSPRING-A record-breaking daddy lives in Columbus, Ohio. He's Tayeh, a champion Siamese cat, owned by Mrs. Willis N. Hostetter, above. He's sired 2341 offspring. In his 11 years, largely •due to his prolific qualities, he's seen his breed go from a rarity to a common variety. So wild is he that it was necessary to give him a sedative to get him to pose for the photo above. Lt. Bobby Williams spent the week end with his mother, Mrs. ble. Winners in the second session were Oscar Hardaway and Mrs. ?. D. Foster, Jr., first with 146 points, and Mrs. P. D. Foster, Sr., and Mrs. p. W. Wnitner, second with 138 points. "Mrs. Foy Etchieson and Mrs. W. D; Chamblin were third with 130% points and Mrs. Howard Fender was en route to Edwards Air Base in California where he will take a two-month course. Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Maxwell The meeting was opened with prayer-by Mrs. J. W. Rayder and the devotional was given by Mrs. Brooks. An installation of officers was entertained the Saturday Night Young Bridge Couples j held with the following officers in- Club at j stalled: Mrs. Rayder. president: their home. Mrs. Ambrose Teaford won high score for the women and Dick Prewitt was high scorer for the men. A dessert course was and Mrs. Nola Samford were fourth j served. New officers were elected Monday afternoon when the women of with 128 points.. Over-all winners were Mr. Hard- awav and Mrs. Foster, Jr.. with 264 the Baptist Church met. Mrs. Bus- points; Mr .and Mrs. George Wiggs sel1 Chiles will be the new presi- second with 254 points and Mrs. Mrs. R. A. Gary, vice-president; Mrs. A. H. Bingham, secretary and Mrs. Floyd Rector and Mrs. Victor Stilwell, group leaders. Mrs. John Tyrone dismissed the group with prayer and the hostess served refreshments. Foster, Sr., and Mrs. Whitner third with 251 & points. For fourth place there was a tie between Mrs. T. J. Barnes, Mrs. Ed Cook, Mrs. EtcMeson, Mrs. Chamblin, Mrs. Fender and Mrs. Samford, who all had 246V 2 points. dent. Mrs. A. vice-president; High School PTA Entertains With Dance for Students The Blytheville High School Parent-Teachers Association entertained the teen-age crowd with a dance at the Legion Hut last night following the Blytheville-Osceola Football game. There were 120 members present for the affair. Chaperones were Mrs. J. W. Rayder, Mrs. Glenn Ladd, Mrs. R. Mclnnes, Mrs. Gene Bradley and Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt. Wonderfully [Versatile E. Thorne is first Mrs. D. H. Blackwood, second vice-president; Mrs. D. A. Siler, treasurer and Mrs. Frank Williams and 'Mrs. C. M. Horton, secretaries. Circle One of the Presbyterian Church met with Mrs. Betty e Nelle Starr Monday. Twelve were present. Mrs. Don Blodgett had the devotional and Mrs. R. C. Bryan discussed "What to Talk About." During the social hour, ice cream sodas were served. Circle Two met with George Doyle with twelve members present. Miss Blanche Cleere | led the devotional with Mrs. P. D. Johnson and Miss Marjorie Doyle ' discussing, "What to Talk About." A dessert course was served during the afternoon. The Evening Circle of Business Women met at the church with Mrs. W. R. Carwyle as hostess. Mrs. C. B. Driver had charge of the program. Mrs. Carwyle served a dessert course at the conclusion of the meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Wildy announce the birth of a son born Sunday in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Wildy have a daughter, Parri. Mrs. Ed Teaford, Sr.. who has been visiting in Dawson Springs, Ky., has received a broken shoulder, according to relatives in Osceoia. Beacon Baptist WMA Group Meets The Women's Missionary Association of the Beacon Baptist Church met at the church last night. There were nine members present. Mrs. Odis Cole opened the meeting with prayer and the devotional was given by Mrs. George Gresham. The group presented the Rev. and Mrs. George Gresham, who are {moving out-of-town, with a gift and Mrs. the Rev. Mr. Gresham dismissed nounce the birth of a son last night at Baptist Hospital in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. White have two daughters, Grace and Joyce. Mrs. White is the former Miss Joyce Roseborough of Senatobia, Miss. Mrs. Carl Flaherty and children of Muskogee, Okla., are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Gaines and Mrs. Eliza Gaines. Herbert Lee Joyner is spending the week end in Memphis visiting relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Waddy Moore, in, left yesterday for Chapel Hill, N. C.. where they will be students at the University of North Carolina. They have spent the past week here visiting their parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Moore, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Garrigan. Mrs. Winfred Miller and daughter, Ree, left this morning for Baton Rouge, La., for an extended visit with their sister and aunt, Mrs. W. A. Stegall, and family. La Finesse Bridge Has Meeting cal instructor at' Caruthersville High School, spent the weekend in Memphis, where he recently completed his college work. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Herbert and children, of Memphis are planning to leave there Sunday by train for a two-week vacation in Philadelphia, Pa., visiting with Mrs. Herbert's relatives there. Mrs. Herbert is the former Miss Lucille White of Caruthersville. Henry _ H. O'DonnelL new musi- daughter. Sherry, is to be a stu-1 Springs Sunday to* visit his father, ' "" dent thi: year. They arr to be gone i Boy Clark. a week visiting the places he j Women of the Bassett Presbyter- served as minister while in Texas. {i an Church met at the church Tues- Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Morris and ' day afternoon with 11 members family of San Francisco, formerly {present. After a short business se- of Joiner, are visiting her sister, j ssion, Mrs. J. C. Brown gave the Mrs. Arnold Kimberlin, and fam- lesson on "The Unity Of The At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Lynn Dooley, city Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Emma Parrish, city Gary W. Crocker, city Beverly Williams, city Mrs. Billy Phillips, city with prayer. Deborah SS Class Mrs. Bob Gardner entertained the LaFinesse Club at her home yesterday afternoon. In the bridge games played'dur- ing the afternoon, winners were. . Mrs. Tom Little, Jr., high, Mrs. | Conner Taylor, second high, and I Mrs. Bob Metcalfe, bridge. Mrs. I Little, Mrs. Taylor and Mrs. Met" calfe were guests of the group. Preceding the bridge game, the hostess served a dessert course. Marriage Licenses The following couples have received marriage licenses from the county clerk, Mrs. Elizabeth Blythe Parker: William G. Thomas of Monette and Sue Ballard of Manila. James C. Coleman and Mary i Ann Robeson, both of Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs. Blythe Clark of ily and other friends for two weeks. Mrs. Carl Adams is home again after a three-week visit with her husband in Chicago. Mrs. Adams' granddaughter Michelle stayed with them for a week. Her aunt brought her home. Robert Adams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Adams, is home again after being away for some time in the service. He is planning to go to Chicago to join his father. Mrs. Bill Landrum and son Bill are vacationing this week in Michigan. The Rotar: club of Joiner entertained about 60 guests at the Shawnee school cafeteria Tuesday night with a fish fry. Virgil Britton, Rayford Eubanks and Aaron Eifling left for Mexico Wednesday mor g. They are seeing about hiring some Mexicans for cotton picking. Mrs. Loma Layman, Mrs, Anna B. Laymr- of Weona, Clyde Walters and son, Dwight. of Memphis Mrs. Maggie Franklin of Nettleton w. guests 'of Mrs. C. R. Rushing last Sunday. Church". Eddie Mac Williams, con of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Williams of Bassett is a patien at St. Joseph's Hospital in Memphis. Mrs. Larry Jo Bell, Mrs. Ford Dickson, Mrs.' L. F. Etter. and Mrs. Bobby iller, all of Bassett, were in Memphis Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hugen of Joiner were in Missouri on business, Wednesday. Mrs. I. O. Westbrook of Blytheville spent the week end with her daughter, Mrs. Don Fletcher. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Scott and daughter. Sherry, spent last week end with Mr. and Mrs. Bill Landrum of Joiner. Paul Bell of Bassett, who has been working at Magnolia this summer, has returned home. He is leaving for the service Sept. 14. Miss Olivia Johnson of Magnolia is visiting in the home of Mrs. E. B. Bell of Bassett. Mrs. Terry ' Mitchell and Mrs. Madeline Edfington of Memphis v/ere Labor Day week end guests of Mrs. Sue Nicholson. Coming Events MOXDAY The Circles of the Christian Church meet in the homes of members: Faith Group meets with Mrs. C. L. Moore at 2 p.m., Hope Group meets with Mrs. John McHaney at 2 p.m. and Charity Group meets with Mrs. George Clark at 8 p.m. The Presbyterian Circles meet in homes. Circle One meets with Mrs. Jack Webb, 708 Hardin at 2:30, Circle Two meets with Mrs. Carroll Blakemore at 1141 Hearn at 2:30 with Mrs, F. B. Joyner as co-hostess; Circle Three meets with Mrs. Ross Stevens, 1116 Chickasawba at 2:30; Circle Four meets with Mrs. Jess White at l p.m. for a luncheon with Mrs. Alice Womack as co- hostess, Circle Five meets with Mrs. Fred Sandefur at 8 p.m. with Mrs. D. E. McCaskill as co-hostess and Circle Six meets at the church at 8 p.m. with Mrs. Doyle Turner and Miss Lois Fields as hostesses. The Jewel Abernathy and Evelyn Stanford Circles of the Trinity Baptist Church meet at the Church at 10 a.m. for an all day meeting and covered dish luncheon. The Mildred Matthew Circle meets with Mrs. Walter Falloway at 7:30 p.m. and the Marion Cook Circle I meets with Mrs. Luther Robinson at 7:30 p.m. The Katie Hatton YWA meets at the church at 7:15 p.m. TUESDAY A potluck supper will be held at the Masonic Temple at 6:30 p.m. honoring the Past Matrons and Patrons of the Eastern Star. • NN Bridge Club meets with Miss Barbara Smith. Country Club Bridge League has regular meeting. Mrs. Phillip Applebaum entertains members of the Octave Club. Love Group of the First Christian Church meets at the church with Miss Louella Alley as hostess. Marion Cook Circle II of the Trinity Baptist Church meets with Mrs. Max Koonce at 7:30 p.m. High School PTA meets at th« school at 3 p.m. preceded by an executive board meeting: at 2:30. WEDNESDAY Central PTA meets at the school at 3 p.m. preceded by an executive board meeting at 2:30 p.m. Sudbury PTA meets at the school at 3 p.m. preceded by an executive board at 2:30 p.m. Mrs. H. G. Partlow entertains • members of Club Eight. THURSDAY YWA of the Trinity Baptist Church meets with Mrs. Sadie Cunningham at 7:30. Mrs. Gilbert Smythe entertains the TLE Bridge Club at the Razorback. Mrs. Ben Mac White entertains members of the La Nueve Club. Members of the Kibitzer Club meet with Mrs. Rube Carson. Mrs. Mary Hatfield entertains the Chillion Club. Duplicate .Bridge League has regular meeting. Mrs. Hank Dodd entertains the Vendredi Bridge Club. Friday Mrs. Billy Jontz entertains the La Finesse Club. I The Deborah Sunday School Class ot the First Baptist Church met at the home of Dr. Edna Nies for their annual steak supper Thursday night. Miss Martha Ann Foster gave the devotional and a short business meeting was held. Mrs. W. J. 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