The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 22, 1955 · Page 16
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 16

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 22, 1955
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW» - Society News - » Ann Mallnrv Snplptv RMitor • PllOH Miss Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Visitors,. New Members Present At Meetings of Methodists WSCS Homes of Methodist members were the meeting places yesterday for the circles of the Women's Society of Christian Services. Circle One met with Mrs. J. G. Sudbury with Mrs. E. E. Hardln co-hostess. There were 16 members present, Mrs. W. T. Rainwater gave the' devotional and Mrs. taught the study. Pick White Circle Two met with Mrs. Marcus Gaines and Mrs. W. W. Blackwood was co-hostess. Mrs. Kemp Whisenhunt became a new member of the circle and there were 13 members present. The devotional was given by Mrs. John Caudill and Mrs. R. B. Stout gave the study. . . The new home of Mrs. F. E. Scott on North Highway 61 was the meeting place for Circle Three. Co- hostess was Mrs. J. W. Adams. The 17 members present had as their guests Mrs. Harold Eggensperger and Mrs. L. E. Old. Mrs. Leon Burns and Mrs. Paul Jobe gave the .devotional and study. Twelve members were present when Circle Four met with Mrs. E. W. Klrby. Mrs. F. D. Smith, Sr., Was co-hostess. Mrs. George Pyles gave the devotional and study. - Mrs. Joe Goodman was a visitor in the home of Mrs. C. E. Crigger, Jr., when circle Five met there. There were 14 members present. The devotional was given by Mrs. Robert McGraw and the study was taught by Mrs. Newton Whitis. Circle Six met with Mrs. Joe Ferguson with Mrs. W. R. Summer ville, co-hostess. Seventeen members were present. Mrs. Jack Robinson gave the devotional and Mrs. B. A. Nelson taught the study. Sixteen members and one visitor, Mrs. Jerry Roth, were present when Circle Seven met with Mrs. George Murley with Mrs. T. A. Woodyard, co-hostess. The devotional and study were given by Mrs. Elbert Johnson and Mrs. Cecil Kelly. WMU of First Baptist Church Meets in Circle Groups Here Women's Missionary Union of First Baptist Church met in its circle groups yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Don Kerbough became a new member when Circle One met with Mrs. Byron Nail. Eight members were present. The meeting was presided over by Mrs. Willie Dobson and Mrs. Eandal Hawks gave the opening prayer. Mrs. James Fisher taught the mission book which was followed with prayer by Mrs. H. H. Brooks. Circle Two met with Mrs. Leslie Moore with Mrs. C. L. McWaters, Sr., co-hostess. There were 11 members and one visitor, Mrs. Oleta Gebert, present- Mrs. E. F. Blomeyer led the op- ing prayer and Mrs. Philip Deer presided over the meeting. The devotional was given by Mrs. C. L. Evans and the mission book was taught by Mrs. Prank McCool. Mrs. Darrell Lunsford dismissed the group. Eleven members of Circle Three met with Mrs. P. E. Dtlcy. Mrs. Tom Jackson gave the opening prayer and those presenting the program were Mrs. Hays Sullivan and Mrs. C. L. McWaters. Jr. There was a new member, Mrs. J. H. Hughes, present at Circle Pour which met with Mrs. Earl Damon. Six members were present. The opening prayer was led by Mrs. W. W. Wilson and Mrs. Harold Davis taught the mission book. Mrs. C. E. Johnson presided over the meeting and Mrs. Alvin Huffman, Sr., dismissed the group. Circle Plve met with Mrs. Clarence Johnson with nine members and one new member, Mrs. Robert Blaylock, present. Following the opening prayer by Mrs. Max Logan, Mrs. William Berryman taught the mission study. The meeting was presided over by Mrs. W. Marion Williams and Clos- ed with prayer by Mrs. Blaylock. Mrs. Harry Ray Brooks opened the meeting with prayer and taught the mission book when 11 members of Circle Six met with Mrs. Charles Ray Newcomb. The business session was conducted by Mrs. Bill Banister and Mrs. E. B. Woodson dismissed the group. One visitor and 13 members of Circle Seven met with Mrs. Quincy Alexander. Mrs. Roy Head taught the lesson and Mrs. C. S. Lemons led the prayer. Circle Nine met last night with Mrs. J. M. Walls with 12 members present. Mrs. Walter Bishop.was in charge of the program and Mrs. Raymond Belknap gave the devotional. Those taking parts on the program were Mrs. Alvtn Lane, Mrs. Federated Garden Clubs to Meet In Piggott District Meeting of Arkansas Federation of Women's Clubs will meet at Piggott Wednesday, March 30, for an all-day meeting. A. T. Atwood, director of Egyptian Music Camp, Du Quoin, 111., will be honored guest and the annual music contest will be held to select two winners, one 'in voice and one in piano, who wilt receive a Mable F. Edrington scholarship to the camp. This camp is directed by music teachers from all over the United States and is sponsored by the General Federation of Women's Clubs of America. Bits of News [- erionat Mr. and Mrs. Edward Peterson are the parents of a son born yesterday at Chickasawba Hospital. Their first child, the baby has been named Edward Martin. Mrs. Peterson is the former Ernestine Holt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. M, Holt. Mrs. Johnny Johnson, Mrs. Gene McGuire and Mrs. F. E. Scott are among the mothers in Newport today with the Blytheville High School choirs. Mr. and »u s. ra-nest Hawkins, Jr., will arrive 'tomorrow to be guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George O. Yates. Mr. and Mrs. Hawkins are en route from New York to their home in Dallas,! Tex. ! Lt. Ira N. Koonce, having com-; pleted his pre-flight training at j Lackland Air Force Base, San An-1 tonio, Tex., spent ihe weekend here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Koonce, before entering flight school at Maiden Air Force Base, Maiden, Mo. Miss Allene Wimberly, student at Southwestern in Memphis, spent the weekend here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Wimberly. She had as her hauseguest Miss Wynne Sturgis, also a student at Southwestern. Mr. and Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe and son. Jerry, returned last night Miss Brister, Noble Gill Top Honor Roll Noble Gill and Elizabeth Brister lead the six week honor roll, with Kay Jobe second and Gall Brogdon third at Blytheville High School. Others having a 92 average or above were Patsy Yarbro, Roger Sudbury. Sam Lum, Emily Damon, Nelia Woods, Susan Moore, Lue Owens. Glen Ladd, Sally McCutchen, Barbara Dunlap. Sue Jobe, Jeanette Cobb, Ruth Johnston, Danny Cobb, Mary Alice McWaters, Carl Milligan, Sandra Jarrett, Jean Bradley, Fred Hodges, Manya Blankenship. Leslie Borowsky, Jimmy Johnston, Eva Lee Graves, Sherry Sparks, Delores Pruitt, Mildred McCandless, Billy Ray Daniels, Mary Beth Daniels, Sue Owens, Billy May. Eugene Still. Max Haynes. Joe Young, Gail Whitsitt, Jimmy Earls, Glen Ray Thomas, Elizabeth Coleman, Martha Foster, Janice Johnson, Carmen Gary. Nancy Estes, Man' Beth Marr, Drane Adams. Earl Hyde, .Carolyn Crafton, Beth Johnson, Deanna Crews, Dot Eagan. Honorable Mention Students whose grade average was 88 to 91, given honorable mention were Elaine Emmert, Donna Sue King, Janet Elmore, Luther Gray, Joe Ray. Adam Taylor, Juanita! Larkin, Sarole Ann Kimberland. Edward Wimberly, Billie Adams. Anice Chandler, Leroy Hall, Charles Hester, Brenda Holland, Billy Caldwell, Nicky Weedman, Condan Bush, Polly Deer, Elsie Webster, Eugene Belknap. J%mes Hubbard, Jack Jackson, Shelba Roberts, Ruth Daniel, Phillip Cobb, Glenda Penny, Kenneth Stanley, Gwen Simmons, George Ann Byrd, Toby Ann Long. Jack Thompson, Delores Adams, Marilyn Baker, Fred Hardaway, Jerry McAdams, Ray Westbrook, Freddy Akers, Gwen Golden, Kay Knapp, Eugene Whitselg Norma Davis, Nancy Dixon. Mrs. Green, Worthy GrandMatron Complimented With Luncheon Here Mrs. Katharine Green of Manila, Worthy Grand Matron of the Order of Eastern Star, was complimented Saturday at a luncheon in the Colonial Room of Hotel Noble. Hostesses for the affair were Mrs. Ed Shipper, of Osceola, Grand Chaplain of Osceola Chapter; Mrs. Mattie Eberdt of Blytheville, Grand Page of Assistant Grand Patron of Blytheville; Mrs. Marion Nelson of Monette. department of Grand Lecturer of Monette; Mrs. Maude Corbltt of Qilmore. Grand Page of General Grand Chapter; Mrs. Irma Bandy of Osceola, committee member of Grand Chapter and Mrs. Prances S. Bogan of Luxora, past Grand Matron. The table, which was overlaid with a white cloth, was centered with a low silver bowl of Rembrandt narcissi interspersed with red and white maline fluffs. Mrs. Bogan gave the invocation and Mrs. Shippen introduced Mrs. Green, Who spoke to the group. Mrs. Nelson served as toastmaster. A gift to the honoree from the hostesses was an Easter rabbit drawing a hall egg filled with dollar bills and tied with the Eastern M. Cleveland. Mrs. Walls. Mrs. | from Sl £, ou i s where they visited Charles Penn, Mrs. Lucian Gaines, Mrs. Raymond Schmuck and Mrs. Elton Jones. Mrs. Penn and Mrs. Bishop led the prayers. Mrs. H. H. Brooks and Mrs. Dobson were "guests last night when eight members of Circle Ten met with Mrs. Ted King. Mrs. Ramona Crafton opened the meeting with prayer and Mrs. Brooks taught the last chapters of their mission book. Mrs. Leon Jones dismissed the group. Shower curtains are getting fuzzy again, too. Now there are terry cloth ones that are water repellent and , also have thin plastic liners. Texture interest need not pass by the shower with these items. for tlie lady who likes her fashion JFLATTERINQ Here is the shoe that has everythingl A slendered, narrowed heel . . . fine bands encircling Ihe foot . . . slim, tapered beauty with the look of an 'Import. We've never had a shoe Eke thil ot a price like HiM In Patent $8.95 their son, James Cecil Lowe, II, a student at Washington University Medical School there. While there they visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Keim in Belleville, 111: Mrs. Pulton Ellis and Miss Eva June Ellis spent the weekend in Memphis. | Mrs. Tommy Reed, who has been •ecovering from major surgery at] Baptist Hospital. Memphis, was re- ] urned to her home at 2133 Carolyn yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. J. Louis Cherry returned last night from 10 days ;pent in Corpus Christi and Houston, Tex. In Corpus Christi they were the guests of relatives and in Houston Mr. Cherry attended New York Life Insurance convention at the Shamrock Hotel. Mr. and Mrs. John Lane and dau- Yarbro WSCS Has Meeting In Abbott Home Group singing opened the meeting of the Yarbro Methodist Women's Society of Christian Service last night when it met in the home of Mrs. Dave Abbott. Thirteen members and one visitor, Mrs. Huldah Markham, were present when Mrs. Charley Krutz gave the scripture reading and devotional. Mrs. Denny Hammond taught the mission study, "Man and God in the City." The closing prayer was given by Mrs. Carl Burton. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times Tues., Wed., Thurs., Double Feature mi oiotr or tut CRIUADUI c*,u™,.Betta Si. Jo!nuffiK IASOK kff* Pl*y br DtVMLO* SCOTT • CtWGt WWTHiNC «TK hud jwn IM till tilling will by F'lnt Yflbj • PmVerf by SHI M(CHM • toKIH *y WUIW CASTU —And- ghter. Merry Nell, were in Caruthersville Sunday to attend the Mehrle-Boyd wedding. Miss Jeanne Campbell, student at the University of Mississippi, has been initiated by Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. Two others from Mississippi .County and one from Southeast Missouri were also initiated. Those girls were Sylvia Elias of Osceola, Dot Cockerman of Manila and Ann Tidwell of Portageville. Osceola Garden Club to Stage Show and Tea Osceola Garden Club will hold a flower show and silver tea at the home of Mrs. Louis George on West Johnson, April 12, 2 to 5 p.m. Theme of the show will be "Home in Springtime." Arrangements will be in harmony \vith various rooms and will be on exhibition. The Junior Garden Club will decorate the bedrom and the powder room. A display of handmade artificial flowers that are used as a hobby for shut-ins and the handicapped under the direction of Mrs. Sue Bullard will be shown. The playroom will feature the junior club's project for the year, a map of the United States with flowers, birds and trees of each state. The state prize winner scrapbook on garden therapy will be displayed . ' Mrs. David Laney will. be general chairman of the event, and committee members are Mrs. John W. Edrington, publicity; Mrs-. Robert Bailey, schedule; Mrs. Harry Matlock, staging; Mrs. Lee Wesson, classification-in entries, and Mrs. Ed Alder, junior garden. Mrs. H., .E. Phillips will serve us chairman of the judges; Mrs. B. Prank Williams, charge of guest book; Mrs. Bruce Ivy and Mrs. George, hospitality; Mrs. Jess Cramer, refreshments, and Mrs. Melvin Speck, visitors' display. Soap, hot wmer and the heat of j iioning may set a stain in good clothes forever. The best plan is to remove the stain as soon as possible after it occurs. Then launder When you hang a coat on the, line to air or to be brushed, put' two coat hangers in it, going the opposite direction. This way, the j wind will not blow the coat off. I Star colors. Following lunch the group spent the afternoon playing canasta. Dignitaries present at the luncheon were Gus Eberdt of Blytheville, associate Grand Patron and acting Worthy Grand Patron; Mrs. Sarah Irwing, associate Grand Matron of Stuttgart; Miss Flora Hammett, Qrand Warder of Little Rock; Mrs. Ruth Burk, Past Grand Matron of Arkansas and now of Birmingham, Ala.; Jeff Lambert, past Grand Patron and Mrs. Mary Lambert, committee member of Grand Chapter of Arkansas of Fort Smith; Mrs. Alvis Sylvester, Grand Representative of Blytheville; Mrs. Ruby Caplinger, Grand Representative of Harrisburg; Mrs. Stella Head of Luxora, Worthy Matron of Osceola Chapter; Mrs. Annie Damon, Worthy Matron of Blytheville; Mrs. Gllnda Braden, Grand Representative of Monette; Mrs. Emma Rodgers of Leachville, a member of a committee; Mrs. Vivian, Worthy Matron of Harrisburg; Mrs. Ann Stickmon, member of a committee, Blytheville; Mrs. Mildred Howerton. Grand Representative of Joiner; Mrs. Horteriae Towles, Worthy Matron of Leachville; Mrs. Marion Crosby, Grand Lecturer of Pine Bluff; Mrs. Ruby Johnson and Mrs. May Duckett, member of a committee, Little Rook; Mrs. Mary Dillon, secretary of Stuttgart chapter; Mrs. Genie Hardln, Past Grand Matron of Arkansas, Little Rock; Mrs. Mary Massey, department Grand Lecturer of Marshall. Monette was host to a meeting Saturday night. At The Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Truman Nuckols, Manila. Lee Clifton, Steele. Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Miss Carolyn Chamberlain, city Miss Lynn Ward, city. Mrs. Eugene Gilbert and baby, Manila, Lucille Barnett, city. Mrs. Thelma Ashcraft, city. Mrs, Gertrude Desman, ctty. W. A. Smith, city. Lewis Nelson, city. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Monroe Besharse and baby, city. Miss Norma Davis, city. Mrs. Lloyd Ford, city. Mrs, John Arnold and baby, city. Mrs. Homer Miller, city. Miss Parker Complimented With Tea TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 1955 __ — " - '" '^^"•* Mrs. Priest Elected Leader Of WMU The home of Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Cockerham of Reiser was the setting for a tea Saturday honoring Miss Delores Parker of Reiser, bride-elect of Christopher Martin. Hostesses for the tea were Mrs. Cockerham and Mrs. George Byrd of Blytheville. Gladioli, spirea, forsythla and popples created a spring setting for the event which was attended by guests from Kelser, Blytheville, Etowah,. Manila and Jonesboro. The honoree, wearing a grey and white check suit accented with a pink carnation corsage, received with Miss Luella Cocxernam and Miss Bobbie Jean Byrd. Miss Parker's mother, Mrs. Max Parker, wearing a navy sheer, also was presented a corsage by the hostesses. The tea table was overlaid with a lace cloth and centered with a bride doll dressed in pink and holding a pink parasol. The doll was standing on a mirror which had pink carnations entwined with ivy encircling it. Crystal candelabra at either side of the centerpiece held pink candles. Mrs. Charles Wildy and Miss George Ann Byrd presided at the table. Others assisting were Mrs. V. J. Ashley, Sr., Mrs. Lawrence Woodard, Mrs. James Woodard, Miss Dorothy Jean Cockerham, Mrs. Clifton Jarrell, Miss Evelyn Cockerham and Miss Joan Ashley Miss Parker was presented with a silver tray from her hostesses. Coming Events WEDNESDAY Mrs. Max Usrey and Mrs. W. I. Denton entertaining Chapter D PEO Sisterhood at Hotel Noble with 1 p. m. luncheon. NOW Club meets with Mrs. Don Morris, 409 S. First, 7:30-p. m. TLE Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. William Lambert. Mrs. R. C. Allen entertaining Club Eight. Wednesday Bridge Club meets with Mrs. F. E. Black. Mrs. Max Williams entertaining PS Club. Mrs. Loy Welch entertaining Town and Country Club. THURSDAY Kibitzer Club meeting with Mrs. George Hubbard, Jr. Mid-Week Club meeting with Mrs B. A. Lynch. Duplicate Bridge League meeting. Miss Vera Goodrich entertains GEO Club. La Nueve Club meevs with Mrs. Lynn Hughes. Miss Barbara Carter entertaln- Mrs. A. D. Priest WM elected president of th« Women'i Minion- ary Union of Trinity BapUit Church yesterday to fill a vacancy. A covered-dish luncheon and Royal Service program were held by the 24 members and five visitors present. Mrs. Bill Cook led the repeating of the watchword which wa« followed with prayer by Mrs. Erneit Blackford. Mrs. John Buchanan gave the devotional and Mra. H. H. Burnett led in prayer. The program was directed by Mrs. Bert Ross and those awlstlni here were Mrs. E. Q. Lovell, Mra. Calvin Edge, Mrs. John Nelson, Mrs. Blackford, Mrs. W. D. Crocker, Mrs. Henry Berry and Mra. W. R. Williams. Sentence prayer dismiued tht group. Skit Presented At Meeting of Church Women Circle One of the Woman of the Presbyterian Church was -recognized at the general meeting ye«- terday afternoon for having the most members present. Mrs. Vernon Thomasson presided over the business session and gave the opening prayer. It was announced that a special EasMr service will be held April 6th at 9:30 a.m. A skit, "Anxious Moments," was under the direction of Mrs. Jerry Hord and those participating were Mrs. Gilbert Smythe, Mrs. C. .M. Gray and Mrs. G. W. Dillahunty. Mrs. Johnnie Marr and Mrs. Harvey Kidd also took parts on the program. Hostesses in the social hour were Mrs. Marr, Mrs. A. O. Hallman and Mrs. Jess Horner. ing Emanon Club. Altrusa Club meets in Colonial Room of Hotel Noble. 7 p.m. • FRIDAY Vendredi Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. Frank Hall. Mrs. R. A. Porter entertaining Friday Club. Woman's Club having 1 p. m. covered-dish luncheon. John Connors, interior decorator, from Memphis, will be guest speaker. Mrs. R. C. Farr entertaining Friday Contract Club. LHE Club meeting with Mri. Thomas Dorrls. SATURDAY Duplicate Bridge League meeting. Cinemascope at Its Best With Stereophonic Sound! 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