The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 28, 1948 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 28, 1948
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PAGE) roum BL'TTHEVILLl (ARK.)' COURIER WEDNESDAY, APR It 18, 194« oce Phon« 4461 Mis* Porter Is Engaged To Ralph Milton Wafler * Mr. and Mn. W, A. Porter of Black'O»t today announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Miss Fayon Porter of Blythevllle, to Ralph Milton Waller, son of Mr, and Mrs. H. A. Waflw of Steele, Mo. Plans for-the wedding, which will be solemnized In the near future, will be announced later, Mls» Porter was graduated from Black Oak High School and Is now connected with lone's Beauty Shop. She Is a member of the Alpha Beta Chapter o( Epsllon Sigma Alpha Sorority h*r*. Mr. Wafler graduated from Steele High School and served one and a half years In the United States Army during World War n. : « « « Methodist Seniors Are , Honored With Banquet : Thirty five members of the 1948 graduating class, who are members of the Methodist Churches In Blytheville, were honored when members of the Women's Society of Christian Service of the First Methodist Church entertained with 'j. banquet lost night, at 7 o'clock in the social rooms of the church. Invocation was given by the Rev. T»y {.ScLestcr, pastor of the Promise Land Methodist Church. The Rev. Allen p. Stewart, paator of the First Methodist Church gave the welcome address. The Blytheville High School quartette coin- posed of C. G. Redman Jr., Carrol Evans, Jim Henry and R. C. Allen * -Jr. sang two selections, "Dry Bones" *nd "Hawaiian War Chant". They .were accompanied by Jimmy tx>we, pianist. Carrol 'Evans sang n solo, which was, "Loves Old Sweet Song." Mrs. O. E. Quellmalz, mistress of 'ceremonies introduced Lee' Ward, Paragould attorney, who was the His subject was. "Danger Beckoned." Following his speech the group :repeated the Methodist youth 'Fellowship benediction. \ A red and white color scheme ;was used In the decorating of the i social rooms. The tables arranged 'in a large TJ shape, were covered |wlth a white cloth and crystal i bowls filled with red roses were 'placed at Intervals the length or I the tables. The placecards of a jminature figure in a cap and I gown with a diploma completed the [decorations of the table. Other i mixed Spring flowers were used • throughout the rooms. ! Other guests Including the senior I class isponsors, Miss Luna B. Wil- ihelm, Miss.Betty Boyd and Miss [Frances Boweri, Miss Rosa Hardy, {principal of'.the'high schiol W. D. iNictiolsqn, superintendent of Bly- [theviHe:,schools- »hcV Mrs. H. G. (ParlOTf, ^hoi'is ' the ' secretary of .(Student'-work' at the .Methodist Schurch. '' Engaged Mist Fayon Porter's engagement to Ralph Milton Waller of Steele, Mo., is sirmouncect today by her pnr- enUs, Mr. nnd Mrs. W. A. Porter of Bljick Oak. Ark. Teachers Gum Up the Works Bridge Luncheon Given By Mrs. Lloyd Stickmon Mrs. Lloyd Stickmon wns ho less yesterday to the Tuesday Bridge Club and guests, when she entertained with a bridge luncheon fit her home on West Walnut co'J- pllmcnting her sister, Mrs. J. A. Orr of College Station, Texas. Luncheon guests -were, Mrs. Russell Farr", Mrs. Chester Cnldwcll, Mrs. James Roy, Mrs. C. S. Lemons and Mrs. Alvin Hufmnn. The dining table wns centered with a striking arrangement of Talisman roses In a low crys'*l bowl and the Individual fables were each centered with a bud Vfi$c of roses. Peonies and' other Spring flowers were used in the home. During the games. Mrs. L, nftcrnoon bridge : . , E. Old won high tel ' d " v , Bits of News Mutt* P, Miss Betty Black, daughter of j Mr. and Mrs. F- E. Black, has been accepted at Vanderbllt University, Nashville, and will enter school there this Fall. She Is now attending Randolph-Macon Women's College In Lynctiburg. Va. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dodd of Jonesboro, spent the weekend here •s guests of Mrs. Dodd's parents, Mr. and Mrs W. 'O. Reeves. Mr. Dodd attends Arkansas Stnte College there. Morris Zcllner left last night fot St. Louis, Mo., where he will attend to business for several days. Sergeant and Mrs. 1)111 Culllson and daughter, Carolyn of Memphis returned yesterday after spending several days with his grandmother, Mrs. M. C. Cullison. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Dlckson of Malvern, Ark., spent Ihe weekend here with their daughter. Mrs. Louis Hlckmon and Mr. Hlck- mon. They were accompanied by their grandson, Jimmy Hlckmon, who had visited with them for the past two months. Mrs: D. O. Ncal and children. Pcul and Mary Catherine, will leave Friday night for Humlngton, Ark., where they will spend three weeks as guests of Mrs. parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. R. Hoi- brook. . Mr. and Mrs. Russell Phillips have returned home from Dallas. Tex., where they attended the National Automobile Dealer* Meeting for three' days. Miss Barbara Culllson, student at Arkansas State, In Jonesboro, spent the weekend here with her grandmother, Mrs. M. C. Cullison. Mrs. C. R. Brnnson of Dallas, Texas, Is visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Tucker and Dr. Branson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. U. 9. Branson and Miss Jane Branson. Mrs. Pearl Hires returned "yes- rrom Union City. Tcnn.. Here's a leachcr's-eye-vicw of what goes on in the classrooms. They seem to be under the impression that the pupils chew bubble-gum. At least, teachers Lorraine Hughes and Hugh Allsworlh are,,with< Mrs. Edith Jacobs lending moral support. It happened when! *"achers at Edison High School, Miami, Fla., lampooned student* during annual Student Day. Coming Events Social Calendar Osceo/a Woman's Mother Buried in Mississippi BlythevilU Girl Wins State Honor At Spa Convention Mls» Wtry Sue Hawkins,, daughter of tin. Mayslll Hawkins of M» South Like street and a junior In the Blythevllle high school, wes elected state reporter for the Future Tradesmen of Arkansas, at the annual convention in Hot Springs, which opened Sunday and closed yesterday. Tne election of officers climaxed the convention, which was attended by more than 400 Arkansas trades, industrial, and distributive high school students and vocational directors In the opening sessions of the convention R. V. Mullen, assistant director of Sears-Roebuck Foundation of Chicago, spok* on retailing opportunities, and students weru entertained by floor «how and a dance at the Club Belvedere in Hot Springs. Eight students and K. G. Lewis, distributive educationand diversified occupations co-ordinato, attended from Blytheville. They included Howard Ogden, who acted as voting delegate from here, Billy Lambert, Richard Lum, Thelma Rice, Jo Ann McGregor, Loulss Turner and Miss Hawkins. They returned to Blythevllle late yester- day. Miss Man kin* Is r of the B1 y I h i v 111 • Tradesmen of Arkansas organisa- tion, which wa* organised about a year ago. Her dutlec at slaU reporter will Include maintaining the journalistic standards of the fraternity's official newspaper, "Trade Winds." Other officers elected are Leonard Miller, president, o! Crossett; Lawrence Farrell, of Warren, first vice president; Betty Flint, second vlce-presldtnt, of Clarksville; Donald Applegate of Bauxite, third vice-president; Joyce Stevenson, it Little Rock, secretary; Peggy Bryant, of Russellville, treasurer; and Howard Lambert, of Texarkana, sergeant at, arms. A flashlight that shows either charier mem- S re **> « red has been developed Future Oscco/o Ncwi Condition of the Rev. L. T Lawrence, who has been suffering from a kidney «llment at Ihe Memphis Baptist Hospital for several days, la much improved. [or traffic policemen- CO/rt/Ntft SMMS* TSe Sf*f Spindrwr • Amerind top wuh«f value'. Does a week'i wash HI Itli th»* on* hour! One «ub wuhes while the older spint damp-dry. Ust» le« soap am ! ho< water. Savn cleaning bills! S« * la action today! Read Courier News Want Ads. Remember Rothrock'i for PRESCRIPTIONS PHONE 4451 score for the club members and where she visited for the past three weeks with her daughter. Mrs. J. W. Dunn, Mr. Dunn and family. Mrs. C, M. Smart, second high with Mrs. Caldwell winning high for the guests. Mrs. Orr was pro-1 ~I i ~ dented a girt by the hostess. i Royal Service Program Gosne// High School Has Who's Who Contest {Mrs. Hale Entertains SLa Nueve Club. Guests * Mrs. Dick White and Miss Molly Winners In the junior and senior Who's Who Contest conducted at the Gosnell High Schnol'last week were: Maudlne Flowers, Miss C. H. S.; Joe Bates, Mr. G. H. S.; Jackie Chrlstner, most beautiful'. Joe Bates, most handsome boy; Peggy Jackson, cutest; Ruth Cain, sweetest: Maudine Flowers, most Intellectual girl; Joe Bates, most Intellectual boy; Maudine Flowers, senior most likely to succeed; Peggy Jackson, best figure; Jackie Chrlstner,"* neatest; Mary Swain, best sense of humor. Tominte Grimes, most talented; Mary Rush, friendliest: Mary Swain, best all around; Sophia Bevlll. best Mrs. Coleman Stevens Jr., won j athlete: Mnvy Rush, best sport; ihigh score and Miss Molly Guard Tommie Grimes, most popular; Mona Grlssom, most In love: Peggy Jackson, Jolltcst Junior; Ruth Cain, iris, roses i,est dressed girl; Jnckic Cliristner In pastel an d Monn Grissom, most studious; Mandine Flowers, most ambitious and Miss Lewis, favorite faculty Jcuard were guests last night when iMrs. Jack Thomas Hale entertain- j«d members ol La Nueve Club at Jher home. Jhlgh when bridge games were played. ! Bouquets of -Dutch jpansles and peonies 'Spring colors were attractively ar*ranged throughout the home. I The hostess [course. served a dessert member. jMrs. Caudill Entertains ITvi-Town Bridge Club [ Mrs. Garrard Caudill was - hos- ( tess yesterday when she iintevtalned imembers of the Tri-Town Bridge (Club at the Rustic Inn. j Mrs. James Terry won high (score in the afternoon bridge Igamf* and Mrs. James .Guard sec- Jond nigh. j Bouquets of red roses, Dutch iris land mock orange were arranged in jthe rooms. [' A dessert course with Iced tea iwas served by the hostess. jRegular Meeting Held ,By Junior High P. T. A. t The Junior High School Parent' 'Teachers Association met yestscrday ,ln the school auditorium for the' [last meeting of the year. Held By Baptist W. M. U. The Women's Missionary Union of the Number Nine Bnptlst Church met Monday at the home of Mrs. Raymond Whittle for the Royal Service with 18 members and three visitors present. The program opened with the repealing of the watch word. Miss Whittle gave the devotional and prayer was offered by Mrs. Bob Stovall. Those who participated on the program and their topics were Mrs. f Hershel Rustln. who talked on "Compassion", Mrs. Herman Grecr. "World Cares," Mrs. Bob Stovall, "We Care and Share", Mrs. M. L. Hart, "Orfllllude" and Mrs. Tom Dodson discussed, "Not Weary in Well Doing." The moiling was dismissed by the president, Mrs. Rhoacls. after which refreshments were served by the hostess during.a'social hour. Thursday Alpha Alpha Chapter of Beta Sis- ma Phi will hold its unnn«i founders Day Banquet in the Colonial Room of the Hotel p.m. Thursday Night Club members meeting at the home of Mr.s. T. A. Bell. Thursday Control Club nicin- „„.,,. bers being entertained at the home N ° Ta _', of Mrs. R. L. Banister. Club Eight members Ijeing entertained at «he Vnne of Mrs. Ray Hall. Thursday Luncheon Club members meeting nt the home of Mrs Harry Kirby. Jolly Eight Club members being entertained at the home of Mrs Richard Prichard. Friilay The Ladles Bible Class of the First Methodist church will have a Covered Dish Supper at Ihe church at 6:30 p.'m. The Ladies Bible Class of the First Methodist Church will have a Covered Dish Supper at the church at 6:30 p.m. Mrs. Paul Byrum entertaining members of the C. B. C. Club her home. Friday Bridge Club being entertained at the home of Mrs. Toby Long. Mrs. Jack Marsh entertaining members of Alpha Beta Bunco Club. Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at the Colonial Room of the Hotel Noble at 2:30 p.m. for the Pledge Ritual an,1 Ritual of Jewels Degree. OSCEOLA, Ark., April 28— Graveside services were conducted yesterday for Mrs. Sarah Ethridge, who I died at the home of her daughter,! Noble at 1:301 Mrs. J. H. Starnes, here, Sunday. I Mrs. Ethridge who lived In Wynne, suffered a stroke while visiting here and died a few hour* later. Mrs. Ethridge, 17 years old, was byried in the Moreland Cemetery, following the services at Calhoun, Miss., yesterday. She Is survived by three daughters, two sons, A sister and a brother. The Swift Funeral Home of Osceola was in charge of Ihe funeral ar- rnugenicnts.. Civic Calendar WednesfMj followed by Mrs. Stephan's Students To Present Piano Recital Piano students of Mrs. Edith Stephan will be presented in a recital Thursday evening at 7:45 o'clock at the Woman's Clubhouse. The following studenls will participate on the program: Jerry Ber•}', Patricia Gall Brogdon, Wayne Crouch, Mary Lou Garnctt, Laura Alice Hemby, Betty Nell Holland, W. L. Homer Jr., Anne Carol King, James Eavl Lancashire. Rosemary Monaghtm, Shirley Mullen, Melba Pryor, Sura Bob stilwcll, Nella Royce Woods. Mary Alice Wrotcn and Anita Elizabeth Wrotcn. Ladies' Night ^Program Planned by Legionnaires Plans for the observance of'Lad- les Night" by the Dud Cason Post 24 of the American Legion at the meeting next Tuesday night were discussed by members of the post at a meeting in the Legion Hut last night. Wives and friends of all post members will be Invited to attend the meetings on that night. A suel iai program has been arranged with refreshments to be served. Members of the posi also discussed the recreation program for school children to be carried on by the post during the Summer months, at last night's meeting. ANNOUNCEMENT 2:30 p.m. followed by PTA—3:00 p.m. Thursday Rotary Ciul>—12:10 p.m. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors—2:30 p.m. • » • Oscco/a Events Thursday Club 17 being entertained at the home of Miss Elizabeth Balloue at 7:00 p.m. Ktwanis Club members meeting at the Grade School at 7:00 p.m. Friday High School. Band Concert—8:00 pjn. Thief Takes Forms For Money Orders Merchants nnd bank employees are warned to be on the alert for stolen money orders that may be tencred for payment noss S. Stevens announced today. Money order forms Nos. 50S01 to 51000, iiic!usi'A2. were stolen on April 25, from the Ralph, Ala.,post office. The money order stamp also was stolen. Two of the money orders were cashed in Memphis, Mr. Stevens reported. Thomas Jefferson Whitchead, n former convict, is sought for stealing, forging and cashing of these money orders. He is about 35, weighs 170 pounds; has black hair, grey at temples. When last seen he was neatly dressed wearing a brown suit, sport shirt and driving a rented 1947 4-door black Plymouth sedan, bearing Tennessee license/Number 2-20802: An At The Hosnitals BIylhirllle Hospitals Dismissed: Authur D. Nabors, city. Willie Hardln, city. Mrs. Carl Palmertree, Dell, Clay Jones, city. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Minnie Cassidy, Rte. 1, city. Mrs. N. F!. Jones, city. Mrs. William Shagnon, Veterans Housing Quarters. Ark high and Mrs. C. C. Bowcn, second. Bouquets of roses and other Spring flowers were arranged throughout the home for the affair. Eighth Suspect Arrested In 'Black Raider' Beating ATLANTA, Ga_. April 28. (UP) — eighth suspect in a series of "Black Raider" floggings was in jail here today. Pulton County (Atlanta) Police said they had arrested Samuel B. Pollar<i, 40-year-old piano tuner. He was indicted secretly by a grand | jury a weeX ago on charges of assault with intent to murder and mperscnation .of a police officer in connection with the flogging of Roy C. Gravitt. S. C._KeheIey, 58, killed himseif last week after making a confession implicating Ku Ktux Klanj- men in the beatings. Mrs. Dunn Is Hostess With Dinner Party OSCEOLA. ArX. April 28.—Mrs.} Enimltt Dunn entertained two tables of club members last night r party at her home i The Junior High ye School music Iclass, under the direction of Mrs. JLanler Reed, presented several s»- llccHons. after which officers for I the new year were installed by Mrs. 'H. W. Wylie, past president. j Mrs. Joe Ferguson was installed las president, Mrs. O. O. Hardaway, 'vice-president, J^Srs. Ray Hall, sec- jretary, Mrs. J. W. Rayder, "treas- inrer and Mrs. Toby Long, hlsto- jrian. i sociation tomorrow night at. 1:30 p. m. 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