The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 24, 1956 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 24, 1956
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW» TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 1958 - Society News — « A«« M'lll/ti'V Gnmnfv RHl'inr • PnC Mias Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Mr. and Mrs. Hueit Bodgers, Jr., and family left Saturday afternoon [or their home in La Canada, Calif., after spending the week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Rodgers. The Rodgers also had as their guests last week their daughter, Mrs. Leroy Boatwright, Jr., and Mr. Boatwright of Tupelo, Miss., and their sou, J. W. Rodgers of Memphis. Mrs. Bessie Justus is visiting her mother in Hot Springs for several days. The Rev. and Mrs..J. Raymond Denton and Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Cure left this morning for Fayetteville, where they will attend :he 84th Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas. Mrs. F. E. Black and Mrs. Charles Rose will sail today from lew Orleans on the M/S Stel 'est Indies and South Ameri. Their first port stop will be at vana with 10 other ports to be visited on the tour. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Nunn, Sr., are en route to San .Francisco, Calif., to visit their daughter, Miss Virginia Nunn. They will visit western scenic points of interest. WHO WILL SHE BE?—Who will fill this tenth position in the circle of Beta Sigma Phi Women of the year? Shown around the Greek letters of the Beta Sigma Phi are the past nine women of the year and a position for this year's selection. They "Who Will Woman of Year Be?" Is Question Pondered by Citizens With today the deadline for nominations for Woman of Year the question now being pondered by citizens of BIythe- ville is "Who Will She be This Year?" are, clockwise, Mrs. Glenn Ladd, Mrs. Gilbert Hammock, Mrs. Mary Droke, Mrs. W. H. Wyatt, Mrs. H. W. Wylie, Mrs. Hugh' Whitsitt, Mrs. James C. Guard, Mrs. Jerry Cohen and Miss Winnie Virgil Turner. (Courier News Photo) * Th« lucky lady will be honored with a dinner at Hotel Noble Jan. 31 by tha three local chapters of Beta Sigma Phi. Selection is based on leadership, character and service qualities. This year will mark the tenth year for this project of the sorority with ttite being the second year lor the dinner. In other years teas were given for the winner. Kr«t winner was Mrs. Glenn Xddd who was chosen for Tier many years of work in the Girl Scout Lone Troop Association of which ahe is still serving as president. Mn. Gordon D. Hammock, Jr.. •who now makes her home in Corn- log, Ark., was the 1947 selection. She was selected for her outstanding leadership and service qualities. The 184S winner was Mrs. Mary Droke. Her work consisted of being . vice-president of the Garden Department of Woman's Club, chairman of the Tuberculosis Seal Drive and an active member of Lange FTA. She is now associated with the County Health Unit. Mrs. William H. Wyatt was complimented with a tea in 1961 for her outstanding work in 1950. She served as president of the WSCS of First Methodist Church and is still active in church, community and ichool activities. Now a resident of Greenwood, Miss., and a frequent BIytheville visitor, Mrs. H. W. Wylie whose jobs ranged from belonging to a bridge club to taking over a man sized Job on the school board, was the 1950 Woman of Year. Another who has not stopped her services is the 1951 selection. Mrs. Hugh Whiteitt. She was honored that year for her work in the com- munjty. Since then she has served as president of BIytheville High School PTA and the Red Cross water safety program. Nominated by the Rotary Club, Mrs. James C. Guard, was selected as Woman of the Year in 1353. Her services were many, including president of the Junior Auxiliary, work •with the TB Association, crippled children's clinic and establishment of the post polio clinic and work in the First Methodist Church. Mrs. Jerry Cohen leader in 1953 was elected for her work with the Girl Scouts nnd Red Cross also her executive positions with the Temple Israel Sisterhood and B'nai B'rth. She is also a member of the Junior Auxiliary and Order of the Eastern Star. The latest Woman of the Year was the 1955 selection of Miss Winnie Virgil Turner who was elected for her educational work in 1954. During that year she led an area- wide crusade against obscene and horror literature. She has received many professional honors at various times and has served on the board of directors of BIytheville Y THE BROADWAY SMASH HIT! BHS Auditorium Tr.ur..-Fri.-Jan. 26-27 7:00 P.M. and Public Library. Her campaign against comic books, resulted in a city ordinance and a state statute banning sale of obscene and horrifying literature. In her Work against this literature she made 21 talks to various civic clubs in Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. The 1956 Woman of the Year will be announced Thursday by a committee of local citizens following a examination of nominations. Christian Women's Fellowship Meets An executive board meeting of the Christian Women's Fellowship preceded the luncheon and general meeting yesterday at the church. At the board meeting the Easter Week of Prayer, to be observed March 35-31, was discussed with plans made for special programs during the Week and a luncheon on Friday. The Faith group was hostess for the 12 a.m. luncheon. In, the general meeting Mrs. Ben Harpole, Jr., had charge of the worship with Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe serving as organist. "Our Curch in a Changing America," was the program presented by Mrs. Don Maxn'eld. Orpheus Club Meeting Is Postponed Due to weather conditions, the meeting of Orpheus Club, which was scheduled for tonight at 7:30 ta the Woman's Club has been postponed, until next Tuesday, Mrs. Hoyt Brown and Mrs. W. E. Hendrix will be hostesses for this meeting at the same time at the Woman's Club. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times TUES., WED. & THURS. Coming Events TUESDA T Orpheus Club meeting at Wom- Mrs. Hoyt E. Hendrix an's Club, 7:30 p.m. Brown and M are hostesses. Annie Armstrong Circle with Mrs. Luther Robinson, 7:30 p.m. WEDNESDAT Executive board of Lange PTA meets at 2:30 p.m. Study course being taught to PTA members at 2 p.m. by Dr. W. T. Rainwater with general meeting at 3 p.m. Club Eight meeting with Mrs. Otto Scrape. Chapter D PEO meeting with Fourth Birthday Celebrated by Dawne Lawson Eight small fry and seven adults gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Lawson Saturday night to celebrate the fourth birthday of the Lawson's daughter, Dawne. Favors of hats, balloons and whistles were presented the eight children. In games played winners were Wylene Ralph, Russell .Lynn Snyder, Kip Torjeson and Kelton Henson. After Dawne opened her gifts refreshments of birthday cake, a two tiered affair topped with a "patty- cake" doll, ice cream and iced drinks were served. Mrs. Lawson was assisted in serving by Miss Patty Sue Queen and Miss Mickey Russell of St. Louis. A special guest was Da\vne's grandmother, Mrs. H. E. Lawson. Mrs. James C. Guard for 1 p.m. luncheon. Wednesday Night Bridge Club meting with Mrs. Paul Lloyd. TLE Bridge Club meets with Mrs. Gilbert Smythe. BIytheville Chapter No. 279 Order of Eastern Star having stated meeting at Masonic Temple. Wednesday Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. R. H. Kirby. Town and Country Club meeting with Mrs. J. C. Ellis. THURSDAY Mrs. C. W. Alford entertaining Thursday Bridge Club at the Dixie Pig. Lottie Moon YWA meeting with Miss Marcella Ray, 7:30 p.m. Thursday Club meeting with Mrs. Byron Morse. Chillion Club meeting with Mrs. E. R. Jackson. Mid-Week Club meting with Mrs. Aubrey Conway. Mrs. Carroll Blakemore entertaining Thursday Contract Club. Duplicate Bridge League meeting. Altrusa Club meeting. Emanon Club meeting with Mrs. John Perkins, Jr. Esther Class of First Baptist Church meeting at home of Mrs. James M. Roy, 7:30 p.m. FRIDAY Ladies Bible Class of First Methodist Church meeting in Fellowship Hall, 2 p.m. Friday Contract Club meeting with Mrs. R. C. Farr. Friday Club meeting with Mrs. James C. Guard. United Church Women of BIythe- ville meeting at Lake Street Methodist Church for annual business meeting followed by installation of officers, 2 p.m. SATURDAY Duplicate Bridge League meeting. Miss Perry Honored With Bible Service Miss Sharon Perry, who is moving to Washington, D, C., and is engaged to C. T. Colston of BIythe- ville Air Force Base, was honored •with a white Bible ceremony last night by the Dollie Hiett Young Women's Auxiliary. Mrs. Darrell Lunsfprd was a guest at the meeting with Nancy Fenn and Delores Harris becoming new members. Refreshments of individual cakes, inscribed with the couple's name, and coffee were served. Marriage L icenses The following marriage licenses have been issued by the office ol Mrs. Elizabeth Blythe Parker, County Clerk, since Jan. 6. Billy Tart, 20, BIytheville, and Jean Buck,, 19, Blytheville. Hershel Austin, 19, Dell, and Shelby Richardson, 17, BIytheville. Acie Joe Effinger. 22, Manila, and Iva Jean Hall, 22, Manila. Bobby Gene Price, 19, BIytheville, and Ola Rae Tweedle, 18, BIythe- ville. Charles Ray Wise, 22, BIytheville, and Melba Jean Fisher, 22, BIythe- ville. James Francis White. 24, BIythe- ville, and Pauline Hardesty, 19, B theville. Frederick Ray Young, 18, Wathen, Kans., and Dorothy Lee Willingham. 17, BIytheville. Clarence Gorden, 42, BIytheville, and Mrs. Alice Gorden, 37, Blythe' ville. Burnis Lee Wood, 21, Leachvllle. and Judy J. Walden, 19, East Prarie, Mo. FLORIDA VACATIONERS — Mr. and Mrs. Clem Whistle are shown relaxing beside the pool at Tides Hotel in St. Petersburg, Fla., where they are vacationing. General and Program Meeting Held by Presbyterian Women A general and program meeting of Women of the Presbyterian Church was held yesterday. Mrs. C. M. Gray, president, led the opening prayer after which committee reports were given. Mrs. Ross Stevens, World Mission Chairman, announced that all old sheet music, records and Christmas cards would be acceptable for mission work in Mexico. The group voted to have the mission study book review an all day meeting, Feb. 27. Mrs. Russell Mosley, chairman of Christian Education, asked that church families worship together, plan family recreation together and seek to interest other families in church activities. The Annuities and Relief Chairman, Mrs. Vernon Thomasson, asked that during February mem- gram. After JOINER NEWS By EDNA BROWN The W.S.C.S. of Joiner Methodist church met with Mrs. A. L. Eifling on Tuesday. They enjoyed a pot luck dinner and surprised Jfts. Eifling with a birthday party and a shower of gifts. There were 16 present. Mrs. Bill Landrum was president in charge of the meeting. Mrs. O. W. Speck was in charge of the pro- a short business session, they adjourned until the regular meeting time at the church on Feb. 7. Both Circles of the Women of the Church of the Bassett Presbyterian Church met Tuesday afternoon. Mrs .A. S. Catchings Jr. is chairman of Circle One. They met at her home with six members present. Their pastor, Bob Reed, had charge of the program which was on "Mary, Mother of Jesus". Circle 2 met at the home of Mrs. Bob Reed with seven members present. Mrs. A. S. Catchings was electeo to be the chairman, Mrs. J. C. Brown as the secretary and Mrs: Bob Reed the devotional leader. Those taking part on the program of "Family Life" were Mrs. Bob Reed, Mrs. Larry Bell and Mrs. J. C. Brown. Workbooks were distributed, and the work for the year was discussed. The next meeting will be a general meeting of both circles at the church on Feb. 7.' NEW SARASOTA TERRACE Hofel f wonderful days Q romantic nlghta $ CM BAW DDK OHIRIIHV ANGUi [iNSBIIBr Plut Two Cartoons LUXURIOUS HOTEL... JADE SWIMMING POOL FOR LOW PACKAGE RATES.... AND GO NOW - PAY LATER PLAN - SEE YOUR LOCAL TRAVEL AGENT! 5 Reasons to Vacation at The SARASOTA TERRACE: FREE GOLF ON 27 HOLE COURSE FREE CRUISE IN GULF FREE COCKTAIL PARTY FREE BEACH CAIANAS. NEW SARASOTA TERRACE Hotel Tel Rinqling 2 53/f PO Box 1720 SARASOTA, FLORIDA Lt. Cook of Blythemlk Claims Miss Reuwer as Bride in Texas Miss Betty Jean Reuwer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W, A Reuwer of Ranger, Tex., became the bride of Lt. Jack W. Cook of Fort Worth, son of Mrs. Gertrude Cook of BIytheville, in a ceremony solemnized recently in Ranger. Husbands! Wives! 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Mrs. Gray reminded the group of the following dates on the church calendar: Annual meeting of the Council of Church Women, Friday at 1 p.m. a 1 . Lake Street Methodist Church. World Day of Prayer, Friday, Feb. 27 at First Methodist Church with Mrs. W. W. Draper of Forrest City as guest speaker. Mrs, G. W. Dillahunty announced that Assembly's Youth Sunday will be. observed next Sunday with the high school young people in charge of evening services. The program was in charge of members of the executive board and was a round table explanation of this year's WOC programs which will carry out the theme of "Forward with Christ in Christian Family Life." Mrs. Gray introduced the program with Mrs. Dillahunty speaking on."What Will It Do for Us?" "Do We Really Need It?" was Mrs. Thomasson s subject. Mrs. George Yates spoke "What We Have to Help Us Learn," and "What Can We Do to Make This Emphasis Effective" was the concluding talk by Mrs. Jesse White. Repeating of the Mizpah dismissed the group. Hostesses in the social hour were Mrs. Stevens, Mrs. White and Mrs. Harvey Kldd. The Rev. Ralph E. Perkins officiated at the double ring ceremony which was solemnized before an altar of white gladioli with emerald and branched candelabra holding white tapers. Pre-nuptial music was given by Fred Baumgardner .at the organ and Mrs. Callie Smith, violinist ind vocalist. Miss Carolyn Pruet was maid of honor. She wore.a pale pink cotton lace dress with a gathered full skirt and scooped neckline outlined with gold threads over pink taffeta. She carried a colonial bouquet of pink rosebuds. The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a gown of white Chantilly lace and tulle over satin. The figurine lace bodice was designedjlth n rn'cmi nirltllns. and short sleeves complimented with lace gauntlets. Her veil fell from a Tudor bonnet of matching lace outlined In a lattice of seed pearls. The bride's bouquet was a white orchid surrounded by white rosebuds. The bridegroom was attended by Lt. Bill Landon of Fort Worth. Ushers were Bo Deaton and Lt. John Meek. Immediately following the ceremony a reception was held at the Community Club House. The bridal table was centered with an arrangement of majestic daisies and crystal candleholders. The three tiered wedding cake was adorned with pink and white rosebuds with a miniature brldt and groom centered on top. Miss Billie Hurst of Fort Worth and Miss Nancy Phillips also of Fort Worth presided at the table. Miss Melba Creager of Banger was in charge of the bride's book. When Lt. and Mrs. Cook left on a short wedding trip the bride wore a blue suit with white accessories and a white orchid corsage. On their return the couple will make their home, temporarily, in Montgomery, Ala., where the bridegroom will attend an Air Force Staff School. Mrs. Cook is a graduate of Banger High School, Banger Junior College and received both her bache- lor University at Waco, where she was a member of Kappa Delta Pi, Mu Phi Epsilon and Rhapsody in White. For the past three years she has been teaching in the Fort Worth Public School system. Lt. Cook is a graduate of BIythe- ville High School and the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis Md., and is presently stationed at'car-swell Air Force Base in Fort Worth. Esther Circle Has Meeting In Presnell Home Women's -fff Deacon Batpist- Missionary Association met yesterday at the home of Mrs. Junior Presnell with seven members present. Mrs. Leland Hodge presided over the meeting which was opened with prayer by Mrs. Presnell. Miss Martha Jones, Mrs. Hodge, Mrs. Bob Coleman and Mrs. J. J. Johnson presented the program on "Women's Work in the Old Testament." The Rev. J. J. Johnson lad ths closing prayer. At the Hospitals Blrtbeville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. W. W. 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