The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 1, 1956 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 1, 1956
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE WIDNWDAT, FEBRUART 1, 1999 - Society News - ~ AH. Mnllnfir Gnr>!ot\r fiMifnr * "HC Mb* Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 ADMIRES GIFT — Mrs. Randal Hawks (left), Beta Sigma Phi City Council President, admires the silver dish presented to Mrs. Freeman Robinson, 1955 Woman of Year, last night at the banquet given in Mrs. Robinson's honor by the sorority at Hotel Noble. (Courier News Photo) Beta Sigma Phi Gives Banquet At Hotel for Mrs. Robinson Plantation Room of Hotel Noble was transformed into a candlelight rose garden last night when the 1955 Woman of the Year, Mrs. Freeman Robinson, was complimented with a banquet by Beta Sigma Phi. Alternated the length of the banquet tables were yellow rosebuds, the sorority flower, and yellow tapers in crystal holders. These were nestled in fern collars. The speakers' table held a giant crystal goblet filled with yellow rosebuds accented with greenery and silver leaves and flanked by silver candelabra holding yellow tapers. Small crystal goblets holding the rosebuds completed the decorations. Windows in the room held wrought iron candelabra with the yellow tapers and rubber plants tied with yellow satin bows. AB guests entered the room they were greeted by Mrs. Randal Hawks, city council president, who wore a black chiffon cocktail gown and Mrs. Robinson who was dressed to a black jersey and taffeta 'gown featuring the Dior torso line. Attached to the shoulder of the honoree's gown was a white orchid. Others in the receiving line were Mr. Robinson, Miss Winnie Virgl Turner, 1954 Woman of the Year, Mrs. Dan McCaskill, president of Alpha Alpha Chapter, Mrs. Jimmie Edwards, Exempler Chapter president, and Mrs. Elmer Norman, general chairman for this Beacon Circle Has Mission Program "Women's Work In the Early Church." was the program presented last night when Esther Circle of Beacon Baptist .Church met at the home of Mrs. Jim England with seven members and eight visitors present. Mrs. Junior 'Presnell, Miss Martha Jones and Mrs. Leland Hodge had charge of tlje program. A business session was conductde by Mr.s. Hodge with Mrs. Joe Whisenhunt, Mrs. Homer Porter and Mrs. Tomlinson leading in prayer. year's banquet. Each of the ladies wore yellow rosebud corsages backed with silver leaves. The invocation was given by the Eev. J. W. Rainwater. Following dinner, Mrs. Hawks actin gas mistress of ceremonies, introduced special guests and the guest speaker of the evening, Alvin Huffman, Jr. Dinner music was provided by Hoebrt McCoy at the organ. Bridge Leagues Conduct Weekly Games Country Club Bridge LeagU' played a four-table Howell movement last night with Mrs. A. H. McManus and Bernard Gooch winning first place with 54 points. Mrs. H. C. Sims and Mrs. Matt Monaghan took second position with a total of 46 ¥2 points. In third place were Mrs. Samuel F. Norr'S and Mrs. R. F. Kirshner with 4 points. Saturday the Duplicate Bridge League played a masterpoint game Mrs. Foy Ekhieson and Mrs. P W. \Vhitner were first with secom going to Mrs Frank Grigsby anc Mrs. Ed Cook. Third place winners were Mrs Georgia Bailey and Mrs. Joe Hamby and fourth was captured bj Mrs. 'Don Edawrds and Dave Garman. * Something Reserved SUFFOLK. Va. (.?) — Do children dislike castor oil, or don't they? Three youngsters became ill. Investigation showed they had eaten castor benns. A physician said that oil is made from the beans but that the hulls contained a dangerous poison which made them ill. Northeast Arkansas' Most Popular Theatre Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times WED. & THURS. \\rnm wmimw SELECTED SHORTS Wed. & Thurs. At 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. -nw wii-ini Mais-ifiM a*nt» A UHMKAl imEDNAIKMl PICK Bits of News Mrs. William E. Elliott is a patient at Walls Hospital. She Is In Room 212. Mr. adn Mrs. Kendall Berry have returned from Payetteville where they attended the graduation ot their son, Jerry, from the University of Arkansas School of Business Admnistration. Jerry accompanied bis parents home and is now visiting here. Mrs. J. E. Crook has returned from Houston, Tex., where she vis- ted her daughters, Mrs. Charles H. Johnston, Mrs. H. P. Hann and Mrs. Charles L. Buck, and families. ______ Mr .and Mrs. Charles R. Jonnston of Houston announce the birth of their second child, a son, Jan. 6, in a Houston hospital. They also have a daughter. Mrs. Johnston is the former Miss Maxine Crook. Miss Laura Burnett is undergoing treatment at Chickasawba Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Harold B. Wood announce the birth of a daughter yesterday at Chickasawba Hospital. The name Laura Janine was chosen for the little girl, who has a brother, Bruce, age four. Jewel Abernathy Circle of Dell Has Meeting DELL—Jewel Abernathy Circle of Dell Baptist Church met in the home of Mrs. Dave Keltner Monday afternoon with 12 members and one visitor, Mrs. Hicks, present. The meeting opened with group singing and a deovtional by Mrs. Keltner. A program on "Stewardship," was presented by Mrs. Walter Dyre, Mrs. B. C. Williams, Mrs. Will Morgna and Mrs. C. H. Morgan. Mrs. Beulah whatley concluded the program with a prayer after which Mrs. Keltner presided over the business session. In the social hour the hostess served refreshments. Mrs. Will Morgan dismissed the group. DellWSCS. Has Second Part Of Study Course Sixteen members of the Dell Women's Society of Christian Service met Monday night for the second lesson with Mrs. L. M. Moody leading in prayer. A business session was conducted by Mrs. Wilborn in the absence ol the president, Mrs. J. G. Dobbs. Mrs. Charles Armstrong and Mrs. Glen Cook were hostesses in the social hour. Kasbah popularly refers to the native quarters of a city, but it actually means "citadel," the fortress of the town. Miss Nichols Honored With Shower And Drop-In at Sudbury Harm With the approaching date of Feb. 12, at which time Miss Martha Nichols of Blytheville will become the bride of Lt. Thomas P. Cooke of Marvell, a series of pre-nuptial parties are being given to compliment the bride-elect. Yesterday Miss Nichols was honored with an informal drop-in and kitchen shower at the home of Mrs. Graham Sudbury. Guests called between the hours of 3 and 5 p.m. and were greeted by the honoree who wore a scarlet afternoon frock touched off by the white pom-pom corsage from her hostess. Mrs. Ralph Nichols, mother ol Miss Nichols, was a special guest at the party. Mrs. Sudbury added a festive note to her entertaining rooms with colorful spring bouquets. She used a Maderia cutwork cloth on her refreshment table and a centerpiece of white pom-poms accented iwth silver hearts. Presiding at the table were Mrs Charles Langston and Mrs. J. W. Rayder. Coming Events WEDNESDAY Town and Country meeting with Mrs. A. G. Hall. Wednesday Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. L. E. Old. TLE Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. W. J. Cupples. Club Eight meeting with Mrs. R. B. Stout. PS Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. John Prather. Junior GA's of Trinity Baptisl meeting with Mrs. Alvis Harris, 4:15 p.m. Lange PTA having study course, 2 p.m., followed by executive boarc meeting, 2:30 and general meeting at 3. Dr. W. T. Rainwater wii: teach the study course. Garden Department of Woman's Club meeting at clubhouse, 2:30 p.m. THURSDAY Armorel Home Demonstration Club having potluck luncheon and meeting at home of Mrs. R. L Adkisson, 1217 Holly in Blytheville Delta Kappa Gamma meeting at Dixie Pig, at 1:30 p. m. Hostesses are Miss -Cecil Cassidy, Miss Mary Hubler and Mrs. Lillian Prank. Duplicate Bridge League meeting. Jaycettes meting. Thursday club meets with Mrs Ruth Tanner. Chillion Club meets with Mrs O. O. Elkins, Sr. Mid-Week Club meeting with Mrs. W. L. Honer. Thursday Contract Club meeting with Mrs. G. G. CaudilL Kibitzer Club meeting with Mrs. Johnny White. La Nueve Club meeting with Mrs. Leonard Oldham. Lottie Moon YWA meeting ai church, 7:30 p.m. FKIDAY Friday Club meets with Mrs. Bob Logan. Friday Contract Club meets with Mrs. Doyle Henderson. Chapter N PEO meeting at homi of Mrs. Freeman Robinson, 2 p.m. Vendredi Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. Hank Dodd. Dorcas Class of First Baptist Church meeting at church, 2 p.m. SATURDAY Duplicate Bridge League meeting. Cinemascope at Its Best With Stereophonic Sound! Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for Ritz & Roxy Program Announcements LAST TIMES TODAY GREATER .THAN "IVANHOE" AND TWICE AS THRILLING! M-G-M presents SIR WALTER SCOTT'S 'QUENTIN DURWARD v.,™ ROBERT TAYLOR - KAY KENDALL • ROBERT MORLE^ IN CINEMASCOPE AND IN COLOR* PLUS SELECTED SHORTS THURSDAY and FRIDAY Find Your Name in Our Ad and Be Our Guest to See "At Gunpoint" STARTLING ai leaking 1 down the barrel of a loaded gun I TOMMY RETTIS MPMMItt .TECHNICOLOR Mr. and Mrs. Roland Rounaaville PARAMOUNT NEWS and SELECTED SHORTS Guests Present When Tuesday BridgeClubsMeet Guests were present yesterday when Tuesday Bridge Clubs met. Mrs. Bob Warren and Mrs. Melvin Halsell were the guest* when Tri-Town Club met at the home of Mrs. James C. Guard for a dessert- bridge. yellow snapdragons added a not* of spring to entertaining rooms of the Guard home. Taking top scores' in the games were Mrs. Newton Whltis and Mrs. James Terry. GIB Bridge Club members and one guest, Mrs. Dick Watson, met at the home of Mrs. TJtho Barnes. Mrs. Elwood Deen won high m the bridgo games, Mrs. Robert 1. Thompson, second high, and Mrs. Harold Nunn, bridgo. A dessert course preceded the games. Playing with Tuesday Bridge Club members yesterday when the club met at the home of Mr». Doyle Henderson, were Mrs. Russell C. Fair and Mrs. J. Louis Cherry. Valentine themes prevailed throughout the entertaining rooms in the floral decorations and tallies used. Mrs. E. M. Regenold and Mn. C. Murray Smart were high scorers. At the Hospitals Bltyheville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Mayo McDermott, city Mr.s W. J. Whitney and baby, city Chickasawba. Hospital Dismissed: W. A. Arnett, city Mrs. Bertha Hall, city Mrs. John Farley, city Mrs. J. M. Veazey and baby, city Mrs. James Fong, city Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Merle Garrison, city Mrs, Laverne Morris, Steele Mrs. Armita Lee, city Mrs. R. C. Benefield, city Mrs. R. E. Smothers, city Housebreaking Problem ALBUQUERQUE, N. M. W» State Fair visitors this year were handed postcards as they entered the grounds, asking for improvement suggestions. Fair Commission Chair may Wiley- Banes is pondering this one: "Put diapers on the pigeons." MOX THEATRE On W. Main St. In Blytheville Phone 3-4621 Weekdays Show Starts 7:00 p.m. — Sat. & Sun. 1:00 p.m. The Finest in Cinemascope Presented in High-Fidelity Optical Sound! Now Under New Management Mox Theatre is now being managed by W. F. McCann. new owner — Come out and enjoy fine movie entertainment at any time. WED. & THURS. Double Feature ^Hmmnm-rmt nmmm.immmm.Ham — AND — ..vx.BIHBOIIWL.M42?-. GREEN FIRE ALSO CARTOON SCULPTURED LINE — Knitted sheath with the empire look (left) is from the resort collection of designer Oleg Casslnl. We show it in pale blue with white knitted ribbing and satin piping at neckline and sleeves. Mimosa silk chiffon evening dress (right) from this same designer ha» diagonally pleated bodice. Pleating is handled la pannier effect over hips. Mr. and Mrs. Arch Turrentine of Memphis spent Sunday here witti her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Troy Stansbury. Mr. and Mrs. Muriel BlackweU of Lepanto' spent Thursday night here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond BlackweU. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Huddleston of Lepanto spent Saturday here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Anderson. A/2c Wayne Hargraves left Tuesday for Camp Park, Calif., on his overseas assignment. A/2c Scott Wroten left Wednesday for North Africa via New York where he will be stationed. Jerry Bell of "Gideon, Mo., and Jackie Scarborough of Lepanto spent the weekend here as guests of Keith Harris. J. R. (Johnny) Cash, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Cash of Dyess, is now a member of the Louisiana Hayrlde Group wlhch is broadcast from a Shreveport, La., station each'Saturday evening. Miss Shirley Martindale spent last weekend in Memphis with relatives. Miss Alice Ruth Taff of Mem- phis and Dyess spent last week in Little Rook and Bebee visiting relatives. Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Williams and children were dinner guests of her sisters, Misses Ollie and Ruby Harris, in Lepanto Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie McAfee of Laporte, Ind., arrived Friday night for a visit with relatives and to return their son, Gary, who has been visiting relatives here. • Mrs. R. R. Holland spent Saturday in Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Webb and children of Osceola spent Sunday with her sister, Mrs. Woodrow Lee, and family. Mr. and Mrs., Robert Brownlee and children of Memphis spent last week here with her -parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Butler. B. B. Brown and Woodrow Lee spent Saturday In Blytheville. The Rev. and Mrs. W. F. Keel of Waldren arrived Monday to visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Jacobs of Dyess and Mrs. W. H. Keel in Memphis. Mrs. Lizzie Plynn of Black Oak is here'visiting her daughter, Mrs. Calvin Carr, and family. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Jacobs of Dyess and the Rev. and Mrs. W. T. Keel of Waldren spent the first part of the week at Henderson, Tena., with Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jones and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Jacobs. Lonnie J. Taylor passed away at his home here Jan. 34, after having been 'ill for some time. Services were held Thursday at the Dyess Baptist Church. Mr. Taylor was born and reared in Potts Camp, Miss., and had engaged in fanning in Lepanto and Dyess lor several years. On the Ball LOS ANGELES W—A woman telephoned a newspaper to find out where she could find "Blood Alley" (a motion picture). The operator promptly connected the caller with AI Bine—bowling editor.- HELP WANTED (FEMALE) Secretary—Position with well established firm. Forty-hoar week, Saturdays off, paid ra- other employee benefit*. Ex- y ceUeni opportunity for advancement. Please state a#e, previous experience, family status, education in first, letter. Write Box D-16 Courier News, Blytheville, Ark. .,,Write P.O. Box 975 Blytheville, Ark. 25th @->irmaa In Appreciation: On this, our 25th year in Blytheville, we take this opportunity to thank our many friends for their wonderful friendship and support during these past 25 years. Since 1931 it has been a genuine pleasure to serve the people of Blytheville and this area. Your fine support has enabled us to keep pace with the tremendous growth of the city of Blytheville and prompts us to renew our pledge to provide our customers with the very best service at all times. We are proud to be a part of Blytheville and it a our aim to continue to grow with our city. Once again we extend our heartfelt THANKS on our 25th birthday. Moultrie Court & Restaurant N. Highway 61 llytheyille, Ark.

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