The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 2, 1953 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 2, 1953
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?AGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER HEW! AT, APRIL f, Society Pat Mullins, Society Editor / Phont 4461 Blytheville Churches Schedule Special Services for Easter Throughout Blytheville. churches will observe Easter with special services, some of which will climax services (hat have been conducted by many churches throughout Lent. Two churches — the First Presbyterian Church, and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church — will conduct sunrise services. The First Baptist Church's chancel choir will present Its annual Easter cantata. Most of the churches will conduct Good Friday services, "Does Anyone Care If A Soul Goes To Hell." will be the subject of a sermon by the Rev. G. Miesslc at the First Lutheran Church nt 8 pm. tomorrow. He will conduct a special Easter service to be broadcast Sunday morning at 9:30. followed by the regular 11 a.m. service. His sermon subject Will be "The Risen Lord." and Mrs. E. M. Terry Jr., will play "The Hallelujah Chorus. Holy week services at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church begin tonight when the Rev. W. J. Fltzhugh conducts Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m., which will commemorate the Institution of the Lord's Supper. It will be a Candlelight service. The Good Friday service wifl be K three-hour period of meditation and prayer from 12 to 3 p.m. On Easter morning, Holy Communion will be celebrated at 5:45 a.m. The Festival Eucharist will be conducted at 10:45 am., flt which time the choir will present "Christ Is Risen From The Dend." A children's Buster service will be held at 4 p.m. Holy Thursday is being observed all day today at the Catholic Church of Immaculate Conception, with the Rev. Amos Enderlln, and the Rev. Francis Colnvechlo conducting the services. Exposition of the most blessed sacrament begins at B a.m. and will be continued until 7:30 p.m. Mass of the Presanctlfted will be conducted at 8 p.m. on Good Friday. From 2 p.m. until 3 p.m will be a holy hour, with Novena in honor of the sorrowful mother and veneration of the cross to be held at 7:30 p.m. Holy Saturday service, which begins at 7 p.m., will consist of Blessing of the fire, the Enstcr candle, Easter water and baptismal water. On Easter morning services will be conducted at 7:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. At the First Baptist Church on Sunday morning, service by the Rev. E. C. Brown will begin at 10:55 a.m., and will be followed by observance of the Lord's Supper. "Open the Gates of the Temple," will be presented by the Chancel Choir and Carol Choir. The Chancel Choir will present n cantata, "Victory Divine" by Edward W. Norman, at 7:30 p.m. Soloists are Mrs. Russell C. Fnrr. Miss Patricia Mullins, Mrs. Worth D. Holder, Worth D. Holder. William D. Patton, nnd Harold A. Davis. The Woman's Ensemble, which will present several numbers In the cnn- tatn is composed of Mrs. Fnrr, Miss Mullins, Mrs. Holder, Mrs. Virginia Abbott, Miss Betty Ann Mullins, Miss Billie Jane Rodgers, and Mrs. Hoyt Brown. Mrs. Hnrold A. Davis Is choir director and Mrs, C. Murray Smart is organist. At the First Methodist Church, services are being conducted dnily through Holy Week at 10 a.m. nnd 7:30 p.m. by the Rev. Roy I. Bugley. "As It Began To Dawn" by Vincent Is to be presented by the choir with Mrs. J. R. Slovenian as soloist, under the direction of Mrs. J. Wilson Henry. They will use as an offertory anthem "My God am! I," by Sergei The Rev. James Rainwater will conduct a traditional candellght communion service at 7:30 at the First Christian Church tonight. The service will be done In complete silence nnd communion will be taken in family groups at the communion rnil, rather than In pews as usual. "To Each His Own Gethsemnni ter morning, "New Hope" will be his sermon subject, with baptism service to be conducted nt 7:30 p.m. During the morning service. . the choir, under the direction of Mrs. Dalton Fowlston, will present "Blow Golden Trumpet," and the Cherub and Junior Choir will sing. "In Joseph's Lovely Garden," arranged by Clarence Dickinson. James Cecil Lowe, II. will sing "The First Easter Morning," by John Trlndle Scott. Good Friday will be observed at the First Presbyterian Church, of which the Rev. Harvey T. Kidd is pastor, nt 7:30 p.m., with the seven Inst sentences of Christ "Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do," will be given by Alvln Huffman, Jr.. of the First Baptist church: "Verily I say unto thee, today shnlt thou be with me in paradise," will be given by Roy Walton of the First Presbyterian Church, nnd "Woman, behold thy son . . Behold thy mother." will be given by the Rev. Orvillc McGulre. pastor of the New Liberty Baptist Church. "My God, my God. why hnst thou forsaken me?" «11I be the Rev. Carl C. Burton's subject. He is pastor of the Yarbro nnd Promised Land Methodist Churches. The Rev. H. L. Roblson. pastor of the Luxora Methodist Church, will spenk on "I Thirst;" to be followed by the Rev, Robert Petrovtch. pastor of the First Grace Church, whose subject Is "It Is finished." The Inst sentence to be used as a topic Is "Father, into thy hnnds I commend my spirit," and will be given by the Rev. Mr. Kidd. Music, throughout the service will be by the junior and senior church choirs. Easter sunrise service will be presented at 0 a.m. by the Pioneer Young Peoples Class, with William Farrlmond in charge. At 11 a.m., the Rev. Mr. Kidd will preach a sermon on "The Risen Christ," and the regular evening service will be conducted. A sermon In Rong will be presented nt Trinity Baptist Church, Easter morning, by the 21-volce choir under the direction of the Rev. David McPeake. pastor. Miss Mnry Lou Sawyers will sing a solo, nnd with Miss Edna Overman, a duet. Mrs. W. W. Lowe Is pianist, and Mrs. J. H. Roberta will serve as narrator. The regular service will be conducted Sunday night by the Rev. Mr. McPenke, with a program to be presented by the Training Onion preceding It. At Lake Street Methodist Church, the Rev. Bob McMaster will conduct a 7:30 p.m. candlelight communion service tomorrow night, in observance of Good Pridny, nnd the regular Sunday services are to be conducted. At the First Church of the Nnza- rene, the regular services will be conducted on Easter, when choir, under the direction of Ira Oaincs, with Mrs. Ira Gnines as pianist, will present special music. "Enstcr. 1853," Is the chosen sermon subject of the Rev. Robert G. Pclrovtch for his Easter morning message at the First Grace Church. A dinner meeting for the young people will be held at the church at B p.m. Regular services will be conducted Sunday at the Assembly of God Church by the Rev. J. C. Dickinson, who will preach on the Easter mes snge, and will close the evening service with a baptismal service. Birthday Dinner Attended by Family Mra. Mary Hayes was hostess for j a birthday dinner party Tuesdny evening honoring Mrs. Joe Alexan- ' dcr, Jr. • j Eighteen relatives find close j friends of the honoree attended the j three-course dinner. The evening' wns spent informally. Out-of-town Easter Service To Be Conducted A sunrise »ervlce will be held »t the First Christian Church in Osceola at five o'clock Easter morning, when the theme will be "It Began To Dawn." The Junior and senior choirs will participate, with the youth of the church in charge of 'he service. A trumpet duo by Sharon Frilknor and John Strickland will be featured. Soloists are Miss Jeanetto. Woodard and Miss Bobbye Lou Naiillng. Organist is Mrs. Clarence Grlgsby, assisted by Mrs. Ethelyn Fletcher. Junior Choir director is Mrs. L. C. H. Young, and Senior Choir director is Mrs. O. B. Moore. Miss Woodard will also sing the solo part In "Hallelujah for the Cross." to be presented by the Senior Choir during the 11 a.m. service. Former Resident Weds in Marion, Ark. The wedding of Miss Ann Need- hum, daughter of Mr. and Mra. Martin Needham of Gosnell, to BiUy Dickinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Dickson of DcWItt, Ark., was solemnized Mar. H at t!:e First Methodist Church In Marion. Ark. The bride wore a navy and white suit with accessories of white. Her mother was their only attendant. Mrs. Dickson was graduated from Gosnell High School ,and Is now employed by the Memphis Photo Supply Company. Mr. Dickson attended school at Dewltl and Stutt- gnrt. He later served two years with the Army Signal Corps In Japan and China, and is now employed by the Metalnlre Louver Company In Memphis, where they are living. Church Meeting Is Conducted Members of the Woman's Missionary Union of New Harmony Baptist Church, near Manila, met Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Edna Barcom for a program, which was begun with prayer by Mrs. Millie Cook, a guest of members, and the •epeatlng of their watchword. Following group singing, led by Mrs. John Chlpman, Mrs. Edna Smith gave the Bible reading. Members who took parts on the program were W. R. darnel. Mrs. Edna Barim, Mrs. Fnnnie Burks, Mrs. Edna Smith, Mrs. John Chlpman, Mrs. Vernon Clause! and Mrs. C. V. Bunn. After the closing prayer by Mrs. W. R. Clnusel, the hostess served refreshments. Garden Club Has Plant Exchange Members of the Garden Department of the Woman's Club met yesterday at the club for a round table discussion and plant exchange. Mrs. J. V. Dates presided at the meeting. .-'••. The club will have a pilgrimage of local gardens on May 8. T/8gt. J. D. MoDermott arrived In San Francisco, Oallt,, yeiterday after serving a year in Korea. He 1« expected to arrive home next weelc to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. O. McDermott. Mn. John P. Hoffman and son, Jackie, returned home to Hot Springs, after visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Smith Bracken. Mr. Bracken has been 111 for several weeks. The Rev. Bernard Bracken, son of Mr. and Mrs. Smith Bracken, Is conducting a revival at Acoga Au> ditorium In Evansvllle, Ind. Mrs. Ross D. Hughes, Jr., was called to Wichita Falls, Tex., whers she attended the funeral of her grandmother, Mrs. T. J. Montgomery, She is expected to return tomorrow. Mrs. Dick J. White and children, Richard and Ellen, have gone to Marlanr.a, Ark., to spend Easter with her parents. Mr. and Mrs C. E. Daggett. Mrs. Crawford Noble will leave Saturday, for Birmingham. Ala. Whore she will be the guest of Mrs. Hollls Bush for several days. On Tuesday, Mrs. Noble will attend the Birmingham Civic Ballet performance, in which Miss Gage Bush, who founded the organization, will be featured. Miss Bush Is the daughter of Mrs. Morris Bush. Edwin and Don Wallace, students at University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, arrived home last night to be the guest of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Wallace, during the holidays. Miss Dixie Killian and Mtes Rosemary Monaghan arrived home last night from FayetteVille, where they attend University of Arkansas, to spend the holidays with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Killian and Mr. nnd Mrs. Matt Monnghan. They were accompanied by Woody Townsend of Manila nnd Jerry Carter of Leachville, also.students there. Lt. and Mrs. Bill Bracey left yesterday for Lubbock, Tex., where Lt. Bracey will be stationed. They spent two days en route with Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Bracey, Lt. Bracey's parents. Condition of Mrs. Fletcher Fisher, who has been ill for the past several weeks, is improved and she has been removed from Blytheville Hospital to her home. Miss Allene Wimberly will arrive home tonight to spend the Easter holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Wimberly. She Is a student nt Southwestern University In Memphis. Misses Donna Sue Gore, Sally and Jo Ann Trleschmann will arrive !iome tonu row from Mississippi Southern College in Hattlesburg, to be the guests of their parents, Mrs. lone Gore and Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Trleschmann. Miss Mickey Cargyll. nnd Miss Beverly Mclntyre, also students there, will accompany them home for the holidays. George Onkie Ropp is expected to arrive home today from Arkansas Tech, to visit his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Oakes. Pat Burks arrived home last night from University of Arkansas, to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Burks. He was accompanied by Miss Waddy Moore of Helena, who will be their week end guest. Arriving home from University of WILSON NEWS By Mri. B. F. Boyle* To Frecent CinUU "Day of Triumph," by Arthur Thomas Gilbert, an Easter cantata for mixed voices, wll be presented at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church. Mrs. Ed Williams will be director and Mr«. Bruce Frlzzell wilt be accompanist. Also Included on the program will be solos by Mrs. Glen Wheeler, Mrs. W. D. Brown, Mrs. John Manker, Benny Bledsoe, H. O. Yntes Jr., and Bruce Frlzzell nnd a duet by Mrs. Clarence Mcdlin and Mrs. Lamar McDanlel. Prayer Meetings Held Cottage Prayer Meetings are being held this week by members of First Baptist church. Adults began their week of prayer, Monday night, meeting at the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Clnude Lynch and Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Pierce, In separate meetings. They will meet again on Friday night, In separate meetings, at the homes of Mr a.rid Mrs. H. G. Yates Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Ohlsm. The young people will meet Tuesday night and will meet tonight at the homes of Virginia Ann Lynch and Polly Deer, respectively. Wednesday night everyone will meet at the church for the regular prayer service, and on Saturday night, prayer service will be held until 12 o'clock, also at the church. Homemakers Class Conducts Meeting Members of the Homemakers Class of the First Baptist Church met Tuesday with Mrs. Billy McNeese with 16 members for a monthly business and social. Mrs. Earl Wilson and Mrs. R. H. Gary were co-hostesses. Potluck dinner was served, after which a business session was held, in which reports were given on the past monthls work. Guests were Mrs. Maurice Lutrell and Mrs. Jack Jordan. At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: James H. Bradford, Quincey, 111. Z. Gann. City Walls. Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Joe Webster, City Mrs. Louise Harrington and baby. City Mrs. Mary Skelton, City Judy Edwards, City Coming Events Friday Dorcas Class of the Firet Baptist Church has 2:30 p.m. meeting with Mrs. Jessie Heeder with Mrs. C. F. Tucker as co-hostess. Arkansas for the holidays with their parents were Mr., and Mrs. Frank Wagner, Jr., who will 'visit Mr. nnd Mrs. Frank Wagner, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. James Barksdale. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Gresley of Sewanee, Tenn., will arrive here Saturday to visit the Rev. and Mrs. W. J. Fltzhugh over the weekend. iu £,aun njo i_,v>n uuLiiaciimui;, •••— -, • will be the sermon subject of Good guests were Mr. nnd Mrs. Stanley Friday service at 7:30 p.m. On Ens- Brown of Dallas, Tex. THURSDAY & FRIDAY THE CASE FOR THE DOUBLE BED » • * • * COLUMBIA PICTURES pfmrrti A STANLEY KRAMER Product tart Icrm flw Wuuw icon • BCM! « IN Pin br ffN * HWr« • Mu*k toytaH md AKM if (lluill IIOMIIK • hutiill ft*™ "lUf» KOIT • Birtetri trW»t HIS Paramount News & Cartoon: "Spook No Evil" RITZ GUESTS Mr«. Cecil Shane Mrs. M. 0. Uscry Mr. & Mrs. Mildred Bunch Mr. & Mrs. Wilson Henry JIEDEL'S For 27 Years Blyfheville's Favorite Shopping Center for Boys and Girls For Easter Make Your Selections From Our Complete Stock of Nationally Advertised Lines FOR GIRLS: Dresses by Kate Greenway Slippers by Red Goose Hosiery by TRIMFIT Lingerie by Her Majesty FOR BOYS: Shoes by Red Goose Suits by Tom Sawyer Eton Suits by Santone Shirts by Tom Sawyer Th« tchedult for the Midnight Prayer Service, Saturday night, Is as follows: 7:00 p.m.; Junior Department In charge; 7:30 p.m., Intermediate Department; 8:00 p.m. young People In charge; 8:30 p.m Mr«. Harry Bufkin's class In charge 9:10 p.m., Mrs. D. B. Bledsoe's class 9: SO p.m., Mrs. Ed William's class 10:30 p.m., Phillip J. Deer's class 11:10 p.m., J. B. Lovett's class; and nt 11:45 p.m., Wayne Bus«ey's class. A revival will be held at First Baptist Church beginning Sunday and continue through April 12. The Rev. Tom Landres of Fort Worth will bring the messages and Carol Evans, also of Fort Worth, formerly of Blytheville, will direct the singing. Personals Mrs. Jerry L. McCulley has returned to her home In Vienna. Md., after spending the past three weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. W. Rowe, and her sister, iMrs. Helen Hill, and her family. Mrs. McCulley Is the former Miss Jean Rowe. Elutner D. Beall, advisor,of the Wilson Future Farmers of America Chapter, and seven memoers of the Wilson FFA attended the Delta Federation FFA banquet at the Rustic Inn In Blytheville Thursday night for officers of the FFA. Those attending from Wilson were Bill Thompson, John Ed Ward, John Cash. T. J. McAfee. Howard Lynn Cissell, Llndeey Chandler and Bob Douglas. Mrs. Maude Spurlock of Jonesboro was the guest of her brother J. D. Roberts, Mrs. Roberts and their son, Clifton, last week. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Thompson of Wilson accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Ed Williams of Blytheville to Memphis, Friday night, where they attended the presentation of Holiday on Ice at the auditorium. The Rev. D. B. Bledsoe preached the ordination service Sunday at the Joiner Baptist Church for Johnny Harrison, who is a student at Ouachlta College, Arkadelphia. Harrison filled the pulpit at Wilson Sunday morning, In the absence of the Rev. Mr. Bledsoe and James Watkins conducted the evening service. Those from Wilson attending the ordination service were Stanley Pierce, Dwlght Anderson, James Watkins, Mra. Ed Wiliams and Mrs. J. B. Lovett. Osceola News By BEIT11 NELLE 1TARB Honorid on Birthday Saturday afternoon, 13 friends gathered at the home of Mrs. V. <3. Mann to wish her mother, Mrs. A. T. Norwood a happy 80th birthday and to bring gifts to her. A big birthday cake held 86 cancllea. Favorite flowers of Mrs. Norwood filled the. vases throughout the house. The afternoon, following cutting the birthday cake and having the traditional ice cream and opening of gifts, was spent Informally.' Staff Dinner Mrs. W. V. Alexander complimented Snow Wilson and his guests, Roy Cranberry and George Glascoe with a stag turkey dinner Saturday night In the home of Mrs. E. S. perrin. Vivid red tulips and blue Dutch iris .formed the floral centerpiece for the lace covered banquet table. Personals Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Earl, Miss Patia Link and Billy Alexander, students at University of Arkansas arrived yesterday to spend the Easter holidays. Miss Link, whose home is in Weslaco, Tex., will be a houseguest of Mrs. Electra Perrin during her visit to Osceola. Those from CXsceola attending the Day of Prayer services at St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Marianna, Friday were Mrs. J. H. Lovewell, Mrs. Kate Hale, Mrs. Jim Hyatt, Mrs. Harry Miller, Sr.. Mrs. Dick Prevltt, Mrs. Hobson F. Marie, and j Mrs. Lillian Pattereon. Mrs. G. T. Florida and Mrs. J B. Strickling spent last week at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis. Among those in Memphis over the week end to attend the Ice Follies' were Mr. and Mrs. Leo Schreick, Sr. Mrs. Jesse Cramer, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Speck, Bettye Lynne Speck, Vin Speck, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Ivy and daughter, Elizabeth Ann, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wiseman, Mr. and Mrs. Tal Tongate, Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Alexander, Buck Alexander, Dr. and Mrs. L. D. Massey, Miss Anne Massey, Mrs. winfred Watson and son, Larry, Mr. and Mrs. Billy Frazler.^ Mr. and Mrs. Willie Dunlap and' daughter, Sarah Lynne, and son, Bruce, of Ridgley, Tenn., met their Osceola friends at the Follies. Mrs. Spencer Gibson who was attending her sister, Mrs. Mary Martin of Mellwood, a patient in Helena Hospital, fell In one of H» i of the hc*plt«l mil broke her I der. She will b* In o**t tor IW weeks. Mrs. J. H. Hook and »*•. Horace Moore drove to Helen* tun- day to visit Mrs. Olbson and Mri. Mutln. 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