The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 16, 1954 · Page 4
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FAdlTOUlt BLYTHETTLLB (ARK.) COURIER ICEWS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 19W, KIM Millie Ana Mailory, Society Editor Sociefy News \]f\rv Sr»r«iofv F!fiit.nr 9 Phone 3-4461 Conducts First Meeting of Year The Parent-Teachers Association of Central Grade School met yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Gene Atkinson presided over the business session. The devotional was given b Mrs. Newton Whiti and the president's message was read by Mrs. C. L. McWaters, Jr. In the business session, Mrs. James C- Guard gave a report on the program's for the coming year and Miss Sunshine Swift introduced the faculty members. Plans were made by the group to buy playground equipment. In the room count, winners were Miae Barbara Monaghan, Mrs. Toler Buchanan. Miss Swift and Mrs. Rex Warren. At the conclusion of the meeting refreshment were served by the Executive Board. Miss Bollard Complemented With Shower : MANILA — Mrs. Berte Williams •ntert-ained -with a miscellaneous ahower at her home Tuesday night. honoring Miss Mary Sue Eallard, bride-elect of Gary Thomas of Monette, Ark. A theme of fail colors was used. Arrangements of red roses and fall flowers were featured in the decorations. William* dressed in brown. linen .with a corsage of white carnations, greeted the "50 guests as they -arrived. ..••;•> V, ' MiM Ballard. cfaose for the occasion «.- black summer cotton dress, made princess . style, featuing a wide 'full skirt. Her corsage was a yellow Fujii mum, a gift of the Mrs. Dean Pierce and Mrs. Harold Wall was in charge of the evening entertainment. They conducted several games in which Mrs. Harvey Durham. Mrs. George Farmer, Mrs. BUI Davidson, and Mrs. W. E. -Lawhorn won prizes. MM. Bobby Veach presented the honored guest with gifts in her chosen pattern of crystal and china. Misn Barbara Ballard, sister of the honoree, registered the gifts in a white -satin brides book made and given-to the honoree by her mother. plate of .small sandwiches, individual cakes and punch. She was assisted in serving by Mrs. Lucian. Broom, Mrs. Melvin Bellinger, Mrs. Bill Brown, and Mrs. Bobby Veach. Oout-of-town guests present were Mri. Gerald Wallace of Memphis, Mrs. Maude Thomas. Mrs. J. H. Garret*, Mrs. Gene Hazel and Mrs. Marie Lawhorn, aH of Monette. GAY GIBSON'S Tfce Mi*rte«t way to look «• M Avtvom day or night Ag*t*4« - twin to silk -and- t tewiv Wttc, gray. Miss Ruby C*rolyn Sikeston Girl To Become Bride jfFormerResidetit Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Vaughn of Sikeston announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Ruby Caroyn Vaughn, to Franklin Eugene Warth, son of Mr. and Mrs. Prank- in Warth of Knoxville, Term., former Blytheville residents. Sept. 25 has been chosen as the date for the wedding. The vows will be exchanged at the First Baptist Church 'in Sikeston. The bride-elect .is a graduate of likeston High School with the class of 1953 and is now employed in :he office of General Contract Purchasing Corporation. Mr.' Warth is a graduate of Blytheville' High School with the ;lass of 1951. After three years in he Navy, he was discharged in 'une of this year. He plans to enter the School of Aviation in viiami, Fla., this fall. Vom ExcJoanged By Couple in Bits of News Mr. and Mrs. Laif Krutz of Chicago are the guests of Mr. Krutz' uncle, L. M. Krutz, v and Mrs. Krutz. Jeanne Campbell left Tuesday | for Oxford, Miss., where .she will I resume her studies at the Uniyer- ,, „_ . ,, I sity of Mississippi. (> MANILA- In an afternoon ce- , Max Hiil> son of Mr and Mrg remony Saturday at the Manila [ virgil Hill> left yesterday' -for the First Methodist Church, Miss | University of Mississippi, where Shirley Wells became the bride oi he will enroll as a sophomore John Gray of Monette, Ark. The Rev. N. Lee Cate, pastor of the church, officiated before a background of green woodwardia fern Misses X r era Haynes and Carolyn Wilson, students at Blue Mountain College . in Blue Mountain, Miss., were taken into the Mo- interspersed with .white gladioli j denians Society at the end of rush and white stock. Tall white tapers, belt in wrought iron candelabra, cast a soft glow on the scene. A program of nuptical music was presented by Mrs. Kenneth Gammil. organist. Soloists were Mrs. W. S. LawhorrTand Miss Mildred Ann Johnston. Given in marrnage by her father, the bride wore a white linen suit and a white hat. She carried a white prayer book topped with a corsage of white carnations and tuberoses. Miss Mary Ethel Bollinger or Manila and St. Louis served as maid of honor. She was dressed in a suit of brown wool acetate with beige accessories. She carried a bouguet of bronze mums with satin streamers and maline puff. week Saturday. Handkerchief Shower Given "or Mrs. Brewer Mrs. G. G., Hubbard and Mrs. A. E. Huntley entertained with a handkerchief shower and canasta party yesterday honoring Mrs. W. F. Brewer, who is moving to Oklahoma. In the canasta 'games played during the afternoon winners were Mrs. H. L. Harp, high, Mrs. 1 George Pyles, second high, and Jaycees Wives Entertained With Party The Jaycettes entertained the wives of the Jaycees Tuesday night with a bridge and canasta party at the Jaycee Club House. In the bridge games played, winners were Mrs. David Miles, high, Mrs. Bruce Richey, bridge and low, and Mrs. Billy Joe Gean. door prize. In the canasta games played during the evening, winners were Mrs. Jimmy Williams, high, and Mrs. Joe Warren, second high. -r - - T ~, „ - - J.T. At the conclusion of the eam.es Lmaa Lou tfells, sister 01 thei^^ foods wgre served6 f f^ a table which was overlaid with a lace cloth and centered with an arrangement of early fall flowers. TO GO ABROAD—Mrs. Frances Caldwell and son, Mark Jeffery, will leave Sept. 27, to join their husband and father, S/Sgt. B. W. Caldwell, at Nagoya, Japan. Mrs. Caldwell, the former Frances Lovell, and son have been making their home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Lovell, for the past several months. Mrs. 0. C. low. Preceding the canasta games, the hostesses served a dessert course. At the Hospitals Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Shirley Tidwell, city John Henson, city Walls Hospital Dismissed: Baby Kenneth Alexander, Cooter Riley Hitchcock, Hornersville ' Jimmy Butler, city bride, and • Tolitha Kay Davidson were candelighters. They wore waltz length dresses of light blue and wristlets of pink carnations. Best man was Glenn Kay Harrell of Monette. Groomsmen were Joe Dean Pierce and Jerry Edwards of Manila. • , Mrs. Wells, mother of the bride, chose for the occasion a dress of navy linen, white and navy accessories. Her corsage was a white Fujii mum. Reception Given. After the ceremony, a reception was held in the church dining room. The bride's table was overlaid with a lace cloth and centered with an arrangement of white gladioli and white stock flanked on either side by silver candelabra holding white tapers. At one end was placed a four tiered wedding cake topped with a miniature bride and groom. It was encircled with white florets and green leather fern. Miss Nortia Davis presided at the'punch bowl and Miss Iva Dell Downing served the cake. After the ceremony, the young couple left for a short wedding trip. For travel the bride chose a pa,stel linen dress with navy accessories. She pinned her wedding corsage at her shoulder. Out of town guests included Mr. and Mrs. JJlbry Crow of Ben ton Harbor. Mich., Mr. and Mrs. Ferrell McDonald, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jackson^ Mr. and Mrs. Gene Quails, Mr. and Mrs. Ondll Metcalf. Mr. and Mrs. M. O. Gipson. Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Hicks, Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Hiese, Mrs. Peggy Mathis, Miss Ruby Nell Frazier, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Gipson, Mr. and Mrs. E H. Cunningham, and Mr. and Mrs. C. Gray, all of Monette, Ark., and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Talbert of Kennett. Mo., and Miss Hattie Barrett of Batesville, Ark. Correction The Gift Shop will be one of the stores who will award door prizes at the Junior Auxiliary Fashion Show next Thursday night. The name of this firm was used incorrectly in a previous story. Delta Kappa Gamma Meets in Osceola Members of the Zeta Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma met in Osceola Tuesday evening for their monthly meeting.. There were 18 present. Mrs. Clarence Grigsby and Mrs. Gladys Burr of Osceola were hostesses for the group which met in the home economics cottage. Miss Minnie Foster, program leader, introduced Mrs. H. L. Stanfill, superintendent of Osceola Schools, who was guest speaker for the evening. A report of the state Delta Kappa Gamma workshop was given- by Miss Alice Marie Ross. The hostesses served a dessert course in the social hour which followed.-Sudbury PTA Conducts Meeting The Sudbury Parent - Teachers Association met yesterday when 147 members' were .present. The mee"ting was opened with group singing under the direction of Miss Gloria Ashmore. Mrs. Harold Sudbury presided over the business session when plans for the The devotional was given by Mrs. Carl Burton and Mrs. E. L. Boggs read the president's message. Miss Winnie Virgil Turner was guest speaker for the afternoon. In the room count winners were Miss Beatrice Hargett and Mrs. E. F. Fry. During the social hour that followed, the' Executive Board was hostess. Officers of the Sudbury Parent- Teacher Association are Mrs. Sudbury, president; Mrs. W. R. Summerville, vice-president; Mrs. Dick j Watson, secretary; Mrs. Jack Marsh, treasurer; Mrs. Gay lord Lewis, historian. Committee Chairmen are Mrs. Foy Etchieson, program; Mrs. Marcus Gaines, devotional; Mrs. K. M. Larkin, membership; Mrs. F. L. Wicker, welfare; Mrs. Ted Bourzikas, parent education; Mrs. Jerry Hearn, budget and finance; Mrs. Bob Bay, safety and juvenile protection; Mrs. Roy Kirksey; recreation; Miss Beatrice Hargeft, librarian. Mrs. Alvin Lane, room representative; Mrs. H. B. Richardson, health; Mrs. Howard Besharse, •magazine; Mrs. Joe Atkins, hospitality; Mrs. .Harry Sansom, lunch room; Mrs. ;C. M. Abbott, beautification; Mrs." Gilbert Smyfine, parliamentarian; Mrs. Shields Edwards,, Founders Day; Mrs. E. L. Boggs, civil defense ; Mrs. Riley Adams, congress publication and Mrs. Hugh Hudson, publicity. PTA Meeting Conducted by Dell School The Parent-Teacher Association of Dell met yesterday afternoon at the school with 50 members present. The Rev. E. H. Hall gave the devotional and Robert Edwards introduced J. P. Garrott, who was guest speaker for the afternoon. In the business session, it was voted to enter a float in the National Cotton Picking Contest and Mrs. - Ed Stacy was appointed chairman of the float committee. In the room count, prizes were awarded Miss Minnie Foster's fifth grade and Johnny Thompson's eighth grade. At the conclusion of the meeting, a social hour was held and refreshments were served by the second grade mothers. Officers of the Dell Parent- Teachers Association for this year are Mrs. John Miles Miller, president; Mrs. Glenn Cook, vice-president; Mrs. Arthur Penter, secretary; Mrs. J. E. Johnston, treasurer; Mrs. Udell Newsom, reporter; and Mrs. C. A. Smith, historian. DYESS NEWS Mrs J. E. JACOBS Coming Events THURSDAY Members of the C and N. Birthday Club meet with Mrs. T. S. Parker at 7:30 p.m. YWA of the Trinity Baptist Church . meets with Mrs. Sadie Cunningham at 7 30. Ladies Auxiliary, Local 668, will meet at Carpenters Hall at 7:30 p.m. for a business meeting. Friday The Ladies Bible Class of the First Methodist Church meets' at the church at 2:30 p.m. Hostesses are Mrs. N. W. Kyle, Mrs. A. E. Huntley and Mrs. Bess Stanton. Mrs. Billy Jontz entertains the La Finesse Club. The LHE Club meete at the home of Mrs. Leon Davis at 7:30 p.m. Saturday Mr. ajid Mrs. Ben Harpole, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Fendler, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Farr and Mr. and Mrs. Toler Buchanan are entertaining members of the Cotillion Club in the Plantation Room of Hotel Noble at 9 p.m. The Rev. and Mrs. A. H. Simpson and Mrs. T. E. Murry of Dyersburg, Term., visited their sister, Mrs. Oscar Freeman, and Mr. Freeman at Dyess Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Wood and son, Clifford, of Dyess and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McMillan of Memphis visited at Blytheville Sunday as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Young and daughters, Carol Ann and Becky. Several from Dyess attended a stewardship meeting in Osceola Tuesday evening. Mrs. Louise Jenning and children of Lepanto and Mr. and Mrs. Edd Wooten and son, Jerry, of Bassek spent' Sunday with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Barnes. Mrs. Davis Mitchell worked Saturday at Thomas and Morris Store in Lepanto. Mrs. Florence Montgomery from Vandale, Ark., is visiting her brothers. A. G. and C. E. Murphy, and families. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Roper are here visiting Mr. and ..Mrs. A. M. Webb. Mr., and Mrs. Raymon Lee of Camp Hood, Tex., are here visiting his brother, Dean Lee, and family. The Rev. and Mrs. W. W. Peterson and daughter, Miss Nina Jean Peterson, accompanied the Bill Peterson family to Houston, Tex., and spent the week. Mrs. Peterson stopped off at Magnolia and visited with relatives until her husband and daughter • returned home. The Rev. Mr. Peterson and daughter visited one of his brothers at Texarkana. Mrs. Elwyn Bledsoe was hostess for a party celebrating the birthdays of Billy and Nelwyn Ann Bledsoe Saturday afternoon at their home. Games were played after which refreshments were served. A/3C Granville Sornson returned, to Great Lake, HI., on Monday by plane after a week end visit here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Sornson. Jimmy . Fresharo of Lepanto spent the week end here visiting Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Butler. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Rider and family left Wednesday for California on a vacation. Eugene Peters accompanied them. Calvary WMS Has Meeting The Women's Missionary Society of the Calvary Baptist Church met at the church Monday afternoon for a Royal Service .program. Mrs. H. J. Fondren opened the meeting with prayer and the devotional was given by Mrs. L. B. Johnese. Those taking part on the program were Mrs. Fondren, Mrs. Buddy Baughman, Mrs. Kenneth Partlow, Mrs. Carra Pruitt, Mrs. Clyde Rowland and Mrs. J. H. Melton. Mrs. Johnese dismissed the group with prayer at the conclusion of the program. two-week vacation to California. Mrs. Kenneth Matthews underwent surgery at Ration Clinic in Manila Tuesday. Mrs. Etta Simpson died Saturday at Booneville. Services were conducted Sunday afternoon at the Posey Cemetery North of Wheatley. Mrs. Simpson was the mother of Mrs. Homer Clifton of Dyess. Emery Hall. Jr., left the past week for Warner Bobbins, Ga. Miss La vista Carroway left Sunday for Macon, Ga., to visit Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Yates for a few days. A. T. Edwards. Scoutmaster, with 15 Scouts returned Wednesday from Hardy, Ark., where they had spent a week. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Cash of Memphis spent Saturday here as guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Cash. Miss Alice Holland spent the week end at West Memphis as guest of ' Miss Harilean Hall. Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Holland and Dewey Cox attended the barbecue at the Wilson Club House spon- soerd by the post masters -association. Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Modesitt and children went to Paragould of his uncle. Lee.Walker. Miss Shirley Noblin of Nettleton is visiting her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Barnes. Miss Nina Jean Peterson returned to Blytheville Sunday after her vacation here with her parents, the Rev. and Mrs. W. W. Peterson. The Rev. W. W. Peterson and the adults of the Dyess Methodist Church are sponsoring a spaghetti supper Thursday night honoring A. T. Edwards left Friday on athe youth of the church. SPARKLING AS YOUNG CHATTER! MOST FASHION-WISE young torso dress with nail-heads and metal buttons blinking on the snug bodies. Note the skirt shirred low for added flattery. Rayon, acetate and Nylon Fall- mist, size* T to 15 Oth«r UiiXty U« Junior Petit* from $8.91 JIEDEL'S EAUTIFUL DECOR for a figure. The bodice, tucked; the skirt, ttiangling-out and completely rustle-lined with rayon taffeta. A newcomer from R&K in rayon crepe with rich velvet detail*. 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