The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 14, 1956 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 14, 1956
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FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14,1958 - Society News - ii Ann Mallnrv Srwipfv Editor * Phc MifM Millie Ann Mallor.v, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Miss Bobble lean Byrd Miss Byrd Selected as City's Lady of Realm for Cotton Carnival Miss Bobbie Jean Byrd, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. 1. Byrd, will represent Blytheville as Lady of the Realm in the Memphis Cotton Carnival May 15-19. Mfec Byrd, a graduate of Blythe- viUe High School, was selected as & teen-age Duchess lor the Cotton Carnival in .1953. She attended Ste- phens College in Columbia, Mo., and the University of Mississippi. Harry Carter Farr will serve as Miss Byrd's escort. Theme of Year, Monthly Emphasi* Discussed at Presbyterian Circles "The Ideals of Christian Partnership — Isaac and Rebecca," continued the theme-of the year, "Christian Homes," yesterday when Bible studies were presented at the circles of Women of Presbyterian Church. •mphatis for the month discussed (t the circles was world missions. Circle One met at the home of Mn. J. A. Leech with 11 members pre«nt. Mn. O. W. Dlllahunty gave the study and Mrs. Ed Dicks the emphasis. Mrs. C. M. Gray was a guest when Circle Two, with 11 members present, met at the home of Mrs. R. L. Johnston. Giving the study was Mrs. F. B. Joyner with Mrs. E. P. Borum discussing world missions. Mrs. Alice Womack gave the Bible study and Mrs. Hugh Hudson the emphasis when. Circle Three met at the home, of Mrs. Jess Horner. Mrs. Vernon Thomasson was co- hostess to the 12 members present. Thirteen members of Circle Four met at the home of Mrs. Gilbert Ladies Day To be Held At Country Club Spring will be ushered in at Blytheville Country Club Thursday when the first Ladies Day of 1956 is held. A 1 p.m_ luncheon will be served for members and their guests with card games,, including bridge, canasta and mah jong, to be played during the afternoon. Special invitations are being extended to wives of new Country Club members, which include a number of . newcomers to Blytheville, to attend this affair. If not contacted for reservations,, persons wishing to attend may call ! the Country Club. Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt is serving as chairman of hostesses with her assistants to be Mrs. M. J. Cuadra, Mrs. Bernard Gcoch, Mrs. Jack Finley Robinson, Mrs. Alvin Huffman, Jr., Mrs. Alex Hill, Mrs. J. E. Stevenson, Jr., aud Mrs. I. R. Cole- maa. Smythe. Mrs. C. C. Smith gave the study and Mrs. Roy Walton the emphasis. Circle Five met at the home of Mrs. Curtiss Anderson with 12 members and two visitors, Mrs. Bob Clifton and Mrs. Bob Allen, present. Mrs. Russell Mosley was in charge of the study with Mrs. Anderson giving the program on missions. The study was reviewed by Mrs. Walter Day and the emphasis by Mrs. Max Harrison and Mrs. Mike Simon when Circle Six was entertained at the home of Mrs. A. S. Harrison. . Eight members and one visitor, Mrs. Gray, were present at this Circle. Mrs. W. C. Leggett and Mrs. R. L. Burns were hostesses to 16 members and one visitor of Circle Seven. The study was given by Mrs. D. C. McLean. Mrs. E. B. Thomas led the discussion on the emphasis of the month. Calvary WMU Has Royal Service Program A Royal Service program was presented yesterday afternoon when Women's Missionary union of Calvary Baptist Church met at the church. Mrs. H. J. Fondren was in charge of the program which was opened with repeating of the watchword and group singing. The devotional was given by Mrs. Everett Ehoads and Mrs. Fred Philbrook led in prayer. Those on program were Mrs. Phiibrook. Mrs. Fred Burgeson, Mrs. Dale Garner, Mrs. Raymond Bomar. Mrs. Claude Rowland, Mrs. Fondren, Mrs. Lloyd Crecilius, Mrs. Buddy Baughman and Mrs. Bill Campbell. Mrs. W. F. O'Neal dismissed the members and one guest, Mrs. Raymond Loveless, with prayer. Bits of News i ,/ n f\ 'oMit j~ erional ; Those here Saturday to attend funeral services for Elzie Duncan were Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Smith and Mrs. Jim Duncan of Boncard, Tenn., Mrs. Morris McWilliams, and Mrs. Lawrence Barnhart of Manila, Mrs. Owen Doss and Miss Lorene Wells of Chicago and Mrs. Mary Fleitz and Grover Frazier of Osceola. Miss Carolyn Wilson, student at Blue Mountain, spent the weekend here visiting her father, Ernest Wilson, and other relatives. Miss Peggy Elledge, Miss Shirley Bevill and Miss Peggy Lloyd have returned from New Orleans where they spent several days attending Mardl Gras festivities. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Langsum and children Tannda and Charles Duke are leaving Thursday for New York City and Philadelphia. In Philadelphia they will visit Mrs. Langston's mother, Mrs. Beulah Dukes, and her sister, Mrs. Barbara Knopf. Mr. and Mrs. J. Wilson Henry were in Murray. Ky., Saturday night to attend the Murray State- Western Kentucky basketball game. While in Murray they were guests of ,Mr. Henry's brother, Dave Henry, and Mrs. Henry. Mr. and Mrs. Chris Chifos of Wichita, Kans., were weekend guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Criner. Miss Betsy Bell, student at Southwestern, spent the weekend here visiting her mother, Mrs. Margaret Mahan Bell, and other relatives. She had as her houseguests her roommate, Miss Nancy Howe, and Miss Dorothy Henning. Mrs. Jane Gurnow left Little Rock by plane yesterday to be with her son, Charles, who will undergo major surgery in Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Mitchell and Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Davis spent yesterday in Hoxie visiting the Rev. H. L. Robinson and his mother, Mrs. Mary Robinson. Mrs. J. A. Rounsaville and son Roland were in Memphis yesterday attending the funeral of Mrs. Rounsaville's brother, Joe Marler, who passed away last Thursday at his home in Dallas, Tex. Also attending the services were J. Q. Rounsaville and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Rounsavilie of Centralia, 111. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Ross Smith announce the birth of their second child, a son, at Chickasawba Hospital Sunday mornnig. The baby, who has been named Jeffery Lee, has a brother, David Ross, age two. Mrs. Smith is the former Haijel Shelton. Lt. Billy Wayne McFarland, who is stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., spent the weekend here visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gary McFarland. Mrs. Warren Howard and children, Gwen and Teresa Lynn, who have been making their home in Houston. Tex., have .arrived here to make their home with Mr. and Mrs. Bill Orr while S/Sgt. Howard is serving with the Air Force in Labrador. Mr. and Mrs. Earl A. Wilson were in Memphis on a business trip yesterday. While there, Mr. Wilson suffered a heart attack and is now a patient in Methodist Hospital. He is not allowed to have visitors. Organization Of Sudbury Gra-Y Completed Organization of the Sudbury Gra-Y club was completed at the "V" last night with 18 members on roll. Barry Hughes was elected president, R. C. Rayburn, vice-president, Gary Lendennie, treasurer, and Ro, land Warrington, secretary. I In the business session, Monday night was selected as the regular meeting date and standing committees were appointed. Following the business session, games were played. Freddie Rounsavall is adviser to the group. REIGN AT BANQUET — Miss Carol Seeman and Peter Abbott reigned as king and queen at the annual sweetheart banquet Saturday night at First Baptist Church. Shown as he places the crown on Miss Seeman's head is Dr. Charles Frank Pitts, pastor of the church. Look" ing on is Marshia Pitts and Tommy Brannum who served as crown bearers. (Courier News Photo) Cawl Seeman, Peter Abbott Reign at Annual Sweetheart Banquet In a coronation ceremony Saturday night at First Baptist Church, Miss Carol Seeman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Seeman, and Peter Abbott', son of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Abbott, were crowned queen and king of the annual sweetheart banquet. Dr. Charles Frank Pitts was in charge of the ceremony with Tommy Brannum and Marisha Pitts serving as crown bearers. The ceremony took place before a large red satin heart. Loyd Owens, general chairman of the event, introduced the master of ceremonies for the evening, Dr. Douglas Schrivner of Jonesboro. The program, concerning how love was made through the ages, was presented by a group of students from Jonesboro. Donna Newsome and Frank Haygood presenter 1 duets with Evon Gray acting as organist and providing dinner music. Dr. Pitts gave the benediction. The banquet was served from tables overlaid with white linen cloths. Running the length of the tables were red streamers on which were placed ivy and white roses accented by red and white hearts. A large heart outlined with chrysanthemums and a golden arrow centered the speaker's table. A cupid entwined with ivy stood on the organ and in the windows of the dining room large v red and white hearts and red tapers were used. Committees and their chairmen were food, Mrs. C.. M. Abbott, chairman, assisted by Mrs. C. R. Newcomb, Mrs. H. H. Brooks, Mrs. Dick Bednar, Mrs. George Ingram and Mrs. R. A. Gary. Mrs. J. T. Westbrook was chairman of decorations with Miss Pearl Howell Movement Played by League A five-table Howell movement was played Saturday afternoon by the Duplicate Bridge League. Mrs. F. W. Whitoer and Mrs. W D. Chamblin were first with 68'/2 points with second going to Dave Garman and Harold Holtzclaw who had 66 points. Mrs. Ed Cook and Mrs. Eugenia Jenkins were third with 62'/ 2 points The 1953 eruption of the Hawaiian volcano, Kilauea, lasted 136 days, third longest eruption in recorded history. $100 1 $100 1 For one dollar you can have one 5X7 portrait of your child (children under, 8). Six proofs to setoct from. Additional portrtaiu maybe purchased at reorder prices—if ycm wi«h. LEE BEARDEN Photography CHILD ART STUDIO M W. Mate Phont 8-8M6 Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission 15c & 35e At All Times TUBS., WED. & THURS. »JOY PACE. A MiyMML-MKnUTIOIW. PlCtWC ALSO CARTOON "DO NOT JUDGE FROM MERE APPEARANCE 1 *( Author's name below) The average cost of a prescription is just abou the charge for a good meal This is a tribute to the pharmaceutical industry that spends millions on re search yet keeps ultimate costs so low. Some medicines appear to be expensive. Judging by appearance a dozen capsules may not seem to be worth as much as six dol lars. Your Physician knows their higher cost and true value. When he prescribes them for you he knows that your eventual cost will be much lower because they will do you more good in ess time. Trust his judge- ment. We will cooperate by pricing them fairly. YOUR PHYSICIAN CAN PHONE 3-4451 WHEN YOU NEED A MEDICINE Pick up your prescription f shopping near us, or let us deliver promptly without extra charge. A great many people entrust us with the responsibility of filing their prescriptions. May we com- round yours? ROTHROCK DRUG CO. • 205 W. Main •Quotation H «. •. Cbaphi 1I14-I8M Lee Mrs. C. T. Pitts, Mrs. Alvin Huffman, Jr., Mrs. Shelburne Brewer and Elgie Brown assisting. Miss Effie Lee Terrell, Charles K. Newcomb and Miss Jewel Lee were in charge of the program. Serving the banquet were Linda and Brenda McClanahan, Linda Carr Linda Brown, Fredda Turnage and Betty Gowen, Calvary Juniors Have Sweetheart Banquet at Church A sweetheart banquet for juniors of Calvary Baptist Church was held Saturday night with approximately 50 juniors and ten adults present. Shelva Hodges gave the invocation with Jean Norman giving the welcome. Special music was by Jean Bradley and Miss Hodge. A devotional was given with all junior members participating. Hearts and balloons were used to decorate for the banquet. NFMS Chapters Conduct Meeting At Church Alberta Fletcher and Louise Chapman chapters of Nazarene Foreign Missionary Society held a combined meeting last night at the First Church of the Nazarene. Mrs. Harold Thompson, Sr., presided over the meeting which was opened with group singing under the direction of Jimmy Quick. The devotional and opening pray- Wesleyan Service Guild Honors Visitors with Reception at Church Wesleyan Service Guild of First Methodist Church held open house in Fellowship Hall to more than 100 guests Sunday evening following services honoring Mr. and Mrs. Don Waddell, the Rev. and Mrs. George Stewart and Mrs. Allen Stewart, whose husband was a former pastor of First Methodist Church. All of these people were visitors In the church here Sunday. In the receiving Une with the honored guests were the Rev. and Mrs. Harold Eggensperger and Mrs. George Wiggs, Guild president. They were presented red carnations. In keeping with the mission theme, which is one of the guild's Mrs. Jones Guest of Baptist WMU Mrs. R. E. Jones of Oscebla~was guest yesterday and reviewed the mission book, "The Tribes Go Up," when Women's Missionary Union ot Fir;t baptist Church held an all- day mission study. The study began at 10:30 a.m. with Mrs. Charles Ray Newcomb introducing Mrs. Jones and Mrs. K. D. Marr leading in prayer. Assisting Mrs. Jones were Mrs. C. E. Evans who discussed "Trail of Tears," and Mrs. Shelburne Brewer who spoke on Cheroke Indians. The room where the sutdy was held was decorated with miniature Indian dolls, book covers, maps, pictures and Indian flowers. Mrs. H. H. Brooks dismissed the morning session after which a potluck luncheon was served from tables decorated in the Valentine motif. The afternoon discussion-was opened with prayer by Mrs. Tom Jackson. Mrs. Hays .Sullivan read the 23rd chapter of Psalms with Mrs. Jones giving the Indian version of this chapter. Taking parts on the program were Mrs. Robert Houmes, who discussed, "Peyote Worship," Mrs. C. Murray Smart, who gave a biographical sketch of the Indian chleJ, Sequoia, and Mrs. J. E. Wilson, who talked on Indian burial placet. '' Mrs. AWn Huffman, Jr., gave a history of the Navajo Indians with Mrs. F'.iillp Deer giving the closing prayer. At the Hospitals Blythtvillc Hospital Dismissed: Ed Stewart, city. W. P. Polk, Cooter. Wilbur Stewart, city. Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Ponnie Yarbro, city. Elsie Webster, city. Mrs. R. D. Hughes, Jr., city. E. P. Hardin, city. er were given by Miss' Dorris Payne. A chapter from the mission study book was reviewed by Billy Wayne Fowler. . Earl Knlpple dismissed the group. THEATRE On W. Main St. In Blytheville Phone 3-4621 The Finest in Cinemascope Presented in High-Fidelity Optical Sound TONIGHT! Tues., Feb. 14 BARGAIN NIGHT Double Feature —AND— MMfcM-CUmnM ALSO CARTOON WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY Double Feature —AND— SHKRIIMN mm Also Cartoon •APHIUPIKID projects, a globe half circled with red carnations and red and white hearts was used as the refreshment table centerpiece. The arrangement pin - pointed South America and was flanked by red candles. Mr. Waddell is serving as agricultural missionary to Chile. He and his family will return there at the end of this month. His wife is the former Martha Stewart ot Blytheville. Mrs. Jack Owen served as general chairman for the reception with all guild members assisting. Who's Who Held In Osceola Sc/yool Mrs. Gladys Burr, sponsor of the Osceola High School senior class has revealed the following as the 1956 Who's Who in the class. Mr. O. H. S.. Dewey Gentry and Miss O. H. S. Anna Beth Morrow. • Best dressed boy and girl. Jimmy Robbins anrl Betty Clair Bowles. Cutest boy and girl, Nelson Hopkins and Sara Frances Gillespie. Best all around boy and girl. Dewey Gentry and Anna Beth Morrow. Most dependable boy and girl, Dewey Gentry and Anna Beth Morrow. Best boy and girl dancers, Bobby Watson. Sara Frances Gillespie and Betty Claire Bowles. Prettiest hair. Billy Ward and Becky Hendrix. Prettiest eyes, Jack Reaves, Nelson Hopkins and Sara Frances Gillespie. l Sweetest boy and girl. Jack Reaves and Fonda WeWon. Best athlete, Richard Lucus. Most likely to succeed, Dewey Gentry and Anna Beth Morrow. This couple also received the nomination for most scholarly. Most co-operative in the class, James Herndon. Most handsome boy and girl, Jimmy Robbina and Melba Jones. Christian Church Groups Have Meetings Groups of Christian Women's fellowship of First Christian Church met yesterday. Hope Group met nt the home of Mrs. E. M. Ten-y with Mrs. V. O. Miller co-hostess. Eleven members and three guests were present. "The Challenge of Change," was the program topic at each group. Mrs. J. C. Ellis served as program chairman for the Hope Group. She invited the Rev. E. K. Latimer to speak to the group. Mrs. John C. McHaney had charge ot the worship service on, "The Renewed Mind." Mrs. W. D. Cobb was in charge of tlft business session. Mrs. Harpole was hostess to Faith Group. The program was under the direction of Mrs. Russell Hays with Mrs. Clarence Moore. Mrs. R. L. Dedman and Miss Neal Luckett assisting her. Mrs. Albert Taylor was worship leader. Charity Group met at the home of Miss Jesse Srite with 12 members present. Mrs. Joe Pride, Jr., lead the program discussion with Mrs. Ben Henderson giving the devotional. Lake Street WSCS Appoints Committee A nominating committee, ^composed of Mrs. Mitchell Sanfordi Mrs. A. M. Van Winkle, Mrs. Mauric« Sanders and Mi's. C. T. Shamlin, was appointed last night at a meeting of the Lake Street Women'i Society of Christian Service. Mrs. George Shanks, president, appointed the committee. A program entitled "The World'! Laborer, Worthy of His Hire," waj under the direction of Mrs. C. M. Baxter. Discussing, "Woman and Worker," were Mrs. Don Lutes, Mrs. Shamlin and 'Mrs. Minnie Vance. Mrs. Baxter gave the benediction. Hostesses In the social hour were Mrs. Lutes, Mrs. Joe Strickland and Mrs. Chester Jenkins. Mrs. J. W. Flanigan Cinemascope at Its Best With Stereophonic Sound! Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for Ritz & Roxf Program Announcement* TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY Find Your, Name in Our Ad and Be Our Guest to See "I Died a Thousand Times" "JACK PfllflNCE -WINTERS • ii NELSON-LEE MARVIN• mm wziiai- •Ktrt. « »I. IWWtt • —<• v "Hill WtMCtI . .-,<.,, „ WMt HIUII. m «« PLUS SELECTED SHORTS Midnight Show, Saturday, Feb. 18—11:30 p.m. 50c Admission to Everyone A WKMAtMTEMMTIONM. PKTUK

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