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PAGB FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 19M - Society News — ~ A « — M nllnw Crt/Mflt V EM H Or • Phf Mis* Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 World Day of Prayer to Be Observed with Special Programs World Day of Prayer will be observed here tomorrow with special programs at First Christian and First Methodist Churches. First Christian Church will be open from noon until 1 p.m. for individual prayer and meditation. Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe will be at the organ during this hour. Fiom 1 to 3 p.m. United Church Women of Blytheville will have a special program at First Methodist Church with Mrs. W. W. Draper of Forrest City as guest speaker. Mrs. Draper is Arkansas State Chairman of Christian World Missions and is a former member of Board of World Missions of Presbyterian Churches of the United shtes She was one of Arkansas' dele gates to the seventh National Assembly of United Church Women in Cleveland, 0., last November. The concluding program. of the day will be a children's service for students, fifth through ninth grades, at First Methodist Church with Miss Margaret Wright as chairman. Those appearing on this program will be Carolyn Kidd, Florence Ambrose, Harding Cure, Jane Terry, Mabelee Lunsford, Anne Robinson Mary Etta Craves and Cheree Briggs. World Day of Prayer, a day of prayer, which was begun by a small group of United States women 70 years ago will be marked by millions of Christians around the globe in services dedicated to world peace and understanding. At services circling the earth for more than 24 hours, people of all ages and races will pray in more than a thousand languages and dialects for understanding among the nations of the world. And with their prayers will go offerings of money and goods to help relieve human need and suffering wherever it exists. Sponsored in the United States by the United Church women, a general department of the National Council of Churches, the program Is prepared each year by an author from one of the 134 co-operating • countries. This 70th year is marked by a service written by American Indian leaders from the Cook Training School in Phoenix, Ariz. With the theme, "One Flock, One Bheppard," it abounds in the picturesque and expressive language of a people living close to nature, the lessons in tree and leafs, in tfce winds, in the sunset. I*c call is from "The Mighty One, God the Lord who speaks and sum- mcvs the earth from the rising of (fee sun to its setting,". to a oneness that alone can bring peace. Mrs. W. W. Draper Former Residents Exchange Vows InTexasCeremony Northway Christian Church in Dallas, Tex., was the scene recently for the marriage of Mrs. Sheldon D. Hall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Arnold of Memphis, to Robert Lewis Stockett of Clflrks- dale, Miss. The couple are both former Blytheville residents and are now making then- home in Clarksdale where he is engaged in farming. At the Hospitals Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Claude Williams, city Elisabeth Perkins, city Bobby R-asson, city Patsy Nicholson, city Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Georgia Robertson, city Henry Holland, Armorel * Trinity WMU Circles Have Meetings Women's Missionary Circles of Trinity Baptist Church met this week. Circle One met at the home of Mrs. C. E. Adkisson with eight members and one visitor present. Mrs. J. D. Atkins led the opening prayer with Mrs. Bill Crocker teaching the mission book. Mrs. Preston Thorn dismissed the circle members. Mrs. W. C. West was hostess to seven members of Circle Two. The opening prayer, devotional and mission review were given by Mrs. C. E. Speck. Mrs. C. E. Parks led the closing prayer. Mrs. Ann Giles was a visitor when Circle Three was ..entertained at the home of Mrs. M. D. Ken- wrigrht. Four members were in attendance. Opening prayer was given by Mrs. B. L. Holmes preceding the devotional given by Mrs. John Bu- hcanan. Mrs. Buchanan also taught the mission book. Mrs. E. F. Cockran and Mrs. Kemvright gave the dismissal prayers. Circle Four met at the home of Mrs J. C. Cherry with six members present. Prayers were led by Mrs. Cherry and Mrs. Bert Ross. Mildred Matthew Circle with ten members present, met at the home of Mrs. Robert McCoy. Mrs. Carl Tate was chairman of the program, "God Bless America." She also gave the devotional with prayers being led by Mrs. Ernest Walker, Mrs. Alvin Fritchard and Mrs. James Sholz., The business session was in charge of Mrs. Edward Roussel. Eleven, members and three visitors, Mrs. Delbert Bedsoul, Mrs. Wilford Everett and Mrs. Bill Cook, were present when Rose Marlowe Circle met at the home of Mrs. Bobby Nowlin, Mrs. Nowlin gave the devotional following opening prayer by Mrs. Gaylprd Lewis. Mrs. L. D. Marr and Mrs. Cook taught the mission book. The business session was presided over by Mrs. Bill Boren and Mrs. R. F. Pike gave the closing prayer. Annie Armstrong Circle met at tne home of Mrs. C- S. Birmingham with seven members and one visitor present. Mrs. Mary Lyons gave the open* ing prayer. Mrs. Max Koonce conducted the business session and Mrs. Birmingham brought the_ de- Bits of News Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Franks are parents of twin daughters born Tuesday at Chlckasawba Hospital. Their frisf child, the little grlls, have not been named- Mrs. Franks is the former Rebecca Gean. Mrs. John Prather and Mrs, Virginia Drew will be in Jonesboro tomorrow to visit Mrs. Preston Franks, who has been visiting her son there before leaving for Alexandria, La., to make her home. Mrs. Charles Rose and Mrs. F. E. Black returned .yesterday from a 22-day Caribbean cruise. Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Geeslin, Sr., and son Joe of Cleveland, Miss., were weekend guests of their son and brother, T. E. Geeslin, Jr., and Mrs. Geeslin. Mr. and Mrs. C. Modinger, Jr., returned last night from several days in Little Rock and Pine Bluff. In Pine Bluff they visited Mr. and Mrs. Simon Joseph- Mr, and Mrs. Kendall Berry returned Tuesday night from Beeville, Tex., and Mobile, Ala. In Beeville they were guests of their son, Ensign Alan. Berry, and Mrs. Berry, and in Mobile Mr. Berry attended to business. Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Gee have returned from several weeks' western vacation. Miss Barbara Monaghan, member of Sikeston school faculty, will spend the weekend here as guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Matt Monaghan. Mrs. W. D. Chamblin and Mrs. O. W. McCutchen left this morning for Cleveland, Miss., where they will participate in a bridge tournament. Mrs. Don Coulter of Memphis is visiting her mother, Mrs. Robert Killian. Condition of Mrs. 'Fred Stevens, who underwent surgery at Baptist Hospital, is reported to be satisfactory. Mrs. Mae Auten who has been nursing Mrs. Stevens has returned home. Mrs. Stevens is . in Room 1028. Miss Evelyn Blythe is a patient in Chickasawba Hospital. She is in Room B-17. Dr. Gean Atkinson will return tonight from Memphis where he has been attending the Mid-South Medical Association •meeting. Mrs. J. D. McDowell is in Mangham, La., visiting her sisters, Mrs. J. W. DeMoss and Mrs. M. D. Preston. Mrs. Robert Honored with Layette Shower Mrs. Freddy Robert was honored with a layette shower Tuesday night at the home of Mrs. Edison Krech. Hostesses were Mrs. Krech, Mrs. Gene Penn and Mrs. Norman Bratcher. A Valentine theme was used in decorations with pink and blue hearts attached to matching streamers being used about the entertaining rooms. Mrs. Bill Stancil, Mrs. Jack Wagnon and Miss Donna Bohannon were winners in the party .games and contests. Refreshments of cookies, coffee and iced drinks were served. Coming Events Friday World Day of Prayer program at First Methodist Church, 2 to 3 p.m. Childrens program 4 to 5 p.m. votional. The mission book was taught by Mrs. Howard Caldwell and Mrs. H. E Van Cleve dismissed the group. THE SHEATH Ail ready to go to aM sort* of interesting places due spring... the pump that K a sofK-rb ex<unple of the fine craftsmanship of Jooawea, that ie a bare-faced flatterer bowk*! Block Patent ; lA/eitbrooK 6 FAMILY SHOE STORE i 312 W. Main : Phone 2-2342; Officers Wives Club Has Monthly Luncheon at Country Club Officers Wives Club of Blytheville Air Force Base held its regular monthly luncheon and business meeting Tuesday it Blytheville Country Club. Approximately 58 ladies were >resent for the luncheon of baked lam, yams, hot rolls, assorted rel- shes, strawberry shortcake and coffee. Each luncheon table was decorated with pipe clearer couples standing on paper lace red hearts for the Valentine party. Preceding the meal .the latest in spring fashions was modeled by adies from the Miss Whitsitt's Shop with Mrs. T. L. Grimm winning the door prize of a new spring suit offered by the shop. Note of Spring Added at Mr. and Mrs. Jake ThreilkiU (Ptfoio by Travis) Mr. and Mrs. Threilkill Celebrate Golden Anniversary OSCEOLA — Mr. and Mrs. Jake Threilkill were honored on their golden wedding anniversary Sunday afternoon with a surprise celebration at the Masonic Hall given by their son, Clay Threilkill, of Chicago, their daughter, Mrs. Gladys Burr, and their granddaughter, Mrs. Nancy SuUivant. of Memphis, and Mrs. Harry Car- Mrs. Threilkill wore a draped black silk frock and was presented a yellow orchid. A gold and white theme was carried out. The serving table was covered with a white linen cloth and centered with a . four tiered wedding cake, topped with the traditional bride and groom. The miniature bride was dressed in yellow satin. Across the top of the tiny arch was written, "50th Anniversary," in gold. The cake was flanked by gold branched candelabra holding glowing golden tapers. Two shallow bowls containing an all-yellow arrangement were on ei- their side of the table. Similar arrangements were used on the punch table and throughout the hall. Assisting in the serving were Mrs Ralph Wilson, at the cake, Mrs. John Ed Phillips, at the punch bowl, Mrs. B. E. Moore, at the guest book, and' Mrs. E. H. Mann at the gift table. Dr,. P. F. Herring performed a wedidng ceremony using the original license used 50 years ago. Mrs. Threilkill's brother and sister-in- law were their only attendants. Approximately 200 guests congratulated the couple during the afternoon. Out - of - town relatives included Mr. and Mrs. Robert Blair and son Wallis of iLttle Rock; 0. G. Mathews and Miss Mary J. Matthews of Caruthersville; Mr. and Mrs.. W. C. Carum, Mr. and Mrs. Ollis Woodward, Mrs. Thelma Washbum and Mr. and Mrs. James Cole, all Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times LAST TIMES TONIGHT * JOY PAGE- A UMVERSAl-INIERMIONAl PICTURE ALSO CARTOON FRIDAY & SATURDAY Double Feature COUWU PICTURES chsvOL _AND — Serial "Sea Hound" No. 9 And Cartoon penter of Wilson. Other out-of-town guests were Mr and Mrs. Raleigh Sylvester an<i Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Logan of Blytheville. Intermediates, Young People Have Banquet Intermediates and Young People of Calvary Baptist Church were.en- tertained with a Sweetheart banquet at the church Tuesday, evening. Edgar Jackson served as master of ceremonies. Miss Jean Norman gave the invocation and Chaplain Don Maxfield the devotional. Mrs. Lillian Garner was in charge of recreation with Dell Garner in charge of the musical program on which Mrs. Carl K. Johnson sang a solo, "The Love of God." Robert Young from the Air Force Base presented several uklele solos. The Rev. Carl H. Johnson gave the benediction. A. Valentine theme was used in decorations for the banquet. White foam hearts stood on the table* and Valentine trees with musical notes being scattered the length of tables . The room was lighted by glowing red tapers. Roy Halsell of Halsell School of Dancing entertained with a demonstration of the samba, tango and mambo during the afternoon. A class of four teen-age couples showed how experienced they had become in the art of jitterbugging. During the business meeting, the club project for the new year was chosen. 'It was decided a base nursery is the most pressing need. It was announced that Mrs. George Dash has been awarded the prize for having earned the most money for the treasury. Mrs. Albert Byrne, club president, then announced the contest for money raising ideas on behalf of the new project is now in progress. Hostesses for the, luncheon were Mrs. .McLaughin, Mrs. Fulkerson and Mrs. Rosson. Wednesday Bridge Clubs conducted weekly games with a note of spring being added by hostesses in their decorations. PS Bridge Club was entertained at the home -of Mrs. Dick Bednar with two guests, Mrs. Fred Ratliff and Mrs. Dick Watson, present. The hostess served a luncheon from tables overlaid with brown linen cloths. Centering each table was a yellow taper encircled with violets. Violets were sprinkled on the placecards and on-the gift wraps- pings alw- -. ' ' Game winners were Mrs. Watson, high, Mrs. John Prather. second high, Mr», L. A. Brandon,. traveling, and Mrs. Ratliff, bridgo. Mrs. J. Q. Trieschmann and Mrs. Rupert Crafton were guests when Town and Country Club met at the home of Mrs. M. N. Nunn. A not of fragrance was added to entertaining rooms by the hostesses home grown hyacinths. Mr*. Cleo Langston and Mrs. Trieschmann won high scores. Mrs. Joe Hughes, a frequent visitor of TLE Bridge Club, entertained the club at Dixie Pig last night. Bridge winners were Mrs. Herman Turner, high, Mrs. Jerry Scrape second high, Mrs. Oilbert Smythe, bridgo, and Mrs. J. F. Scrape, bridgo. The hostesi sered a sandwich plate. Club Eight met at the home of Mrs. R. C. Allen. Playing with club members were Mrs. Gene Montandon and Mrs. Doyle Henderson. Mrs. Henderson won high and bridgo in the games with second high being won by Mrs. Paul Jobe. Spring flowers were used to center the luncheon table when Mrs.! W. J. Pollard was hostess to Wednesday Bridge Club and ' three guests, Mrs. Henry Humphreys, Mrs. Edgar Borum and Mrs. T. E. Geeslin. Mrs. L. E. Old and Mrs. Geeslin were winners in the bridge games following the luncheon. Oscebla Organizations Have Meetings OSCEOLA — Two of Osceola's leading organizations conducted meetings this week. Osceola Parent-Teacher Association met at the elementary school Tuesday evening with President Dan Reid presiding. Mrs. D. Fred Taylor, Jr., was in charge of the program. Mrs. Carrol! Watson, state president, was guest speaker for the Founders Day program. She chose as her topic, "Our Aim to Make It Well with the Child. Mrs. Watson also gave a report on the White House Conference on Education. Mrs. Bob Bailey was in charge of the decorations and used ttie Valentine theme in decorations. Mrs Wallace Hoke and Mrs. Billy Frazier were in charge of the refresh ments served during the social hour. Twenty-nine members were present Wednesday morning when the Junior Service Auxiliary .held its regular meeting. Plans for the bundle tea to be given at a later date were started with Mrs. George Florida named chairman of the project. Reports were made .during the morning meeting and final plans were discussed for the national convention in May when the local chapter will be hosts to a luncheon at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis. On the committee will be Mrs. Arthur Rogers, chairman, assisted by Mrs. Bruce Ivy, Mrs. Don Blodgett, Mrs. Frank Edrington and Mrs. Bill Jo« Earington. Mrs. Neil Entertains At Rustic Inn Mrs. T. W. Neil of Steele enter, tained at the Rustic Inn here Tuesday night with a canasta party. Included in the guest list were Mrs. Carrie Kelley, Mrs. Claude Hazel, Mrs. A. D. Abernathy and Mrs. Reba Alexander of Steele; Mrs. Alma Eggert of Cooter; Mrs. Claude Childress, Mrs. Pete Trainor. Mrs. Flora Cresslp and Mrs. Christine Patterson of Hayti. Others were Mrs. Bill Childress, Mrs Joe VanCleve, Mrs. Billy Bowen and Mrs. Forrest Jarrett of Os- . ceola; Mrs. B. R. Jones and Mrs. Birdie Hughes of Blytheville. As each guest arrived she was presented with a Valentine corsage. The hostess served a dessert course. High scores in the games went to Mrs. Bowen, Mrs. Childress and Mrs. Jarrett. Read Courier News Classified Ada. Cinemascope at Its Best With Stereophonic Sound! Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. (or Ritz & Roxy Program Announcement* THURSDAY and FRIDAY Find Your Name in Our Ad and Be Our Guest to See "Trial" Pi- Tense! Timely! 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