The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 5, 1948 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 5, 1948
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?AGB FOUR oce ety * BLYTHBVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NKWS Phone 4461 Wedding Plans Announced By Miss Sara Grace Joyner Miis Sara Grace Joyner, daugh- tyr of Ur.'and Mrs. Fleetwood Boyd Joyner, today made known plans for Her marriage to Jaclc McPhall Chcs- riiitl, son cl Mr, and Mrs. Rehnond fienry Chesnutt of Vero Beach, Fla. ' The ceremony will Be solemnized Wednesday, June 9, at 4:00 p.m., Rt the First Presbyterian Church witli the Rev. Harvey T. Kidd, pastor, officiating. I Nuptial music will be presented by Mist Ann Deen. organist, and Mrs. Marvin L. Bell of Henryetta, Okla., »unt of the bride-elect., vocalist. ', Miss Joyner will be given In marriage by her father. Mrs. Rouse Harp will be matron of honor and Miss Mary Lou Joyner, slslcr of lhe bride-elect, will serve as maid of honor. •• Tapers will be lighled by Judy McCal), daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bell, Bell E. 'M. McCall, and Jlinmle sou'of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin L o( Henryelta, Okla., who is a cousin of the bride-elect. \ Relmond Henry Cnesnult Jr., ot Vero Beach, Kin., who is now Carracus, Venezuela, will serve his brother as best man. Ushers will be William Fleetwood Joyner, William C. Graves III, ,nnd Walter Parsing of Vero Beach. •' Following the wedding a reccp- i.ioa will be held In lhe social rooms of the church. Informal Morning Party Given By Mrs. Atkinson Mis. Gean Atkinson was hostess at her home yesterday morning at 10:30 with an Informal morning party. Twenty gucsls attended the affair. The, dining room table, from which refreshments of assailed party foods were served, was covered wllh a Maderla cut-work cloth and centered villh n striking arrangement of red nna -vhlte peonies 111 a crystal bowl. Large bouquets of Talisman and Red Radiance roses were arranged throughout the home. '• • • • Business Meeting Is Held By Beta Sigma Phi Sorority The Alpha Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma phi, sorority for young business women, will package 30 gltls for patients at the Kennedy) JV."'/"":'" 1>~V~;*«1 li. i r.,n*.*l.*.. .4,...!.— 4!.*'" 1 " 0 It IJ<1 Mrs. Stevens Entertains La Nueye Club, Guest Mrs. Coleman Stevens was IKM- t»as »t her horn* last night, wlion >he enterualned members of La Nueve Club and one guest, Mrs. Weldon Rainwater. During the evening when were played, Miss Anila *'ay« Beck won high, Thorn M Hale, second Mrs. and Jack Mrs. and used Hospital In Memphis during the "h ' . uh 8 '"," 1 ,"*' Helll ' lr month ot Mnv, it was decided at a ""' P J • * lu " c " e °" »<• hcr Rainwater was presented with Blft by the hostess. Bouquets of roses, gladioli other Spring flowers were throughout the home. The hostess served re/i eshmeiK/r. * • • Mrs. Reid Entertains With Bridge Luncheon Mrs. Max B. Reid was hostess yesterday when she entertained °' lhe T"'"''* Bridge 8 '"" 1 "*' Helll ' lr Mirror Room Is Setting For Beta Club Banquet : The annual banquet of the Girls Beta Club of Blyllicville High School was held Monday night In the Mirror Room of Hotel Noble with 51 guesls attending. Theme for the program was "Bon Voyage." The Idea of a ships dining hall was the basis In the decorations of the room. At the captain's table were seated the speakers and guests for the evening. The ten smaller month ot May, it was decided at a social and business meeting held at the T. I. Scay home, 1504 Chtcka- sawbn, last Jiighl. Tile gills wilt be purchased byi j" the sorority, labeled, and mailed anj! ," j will be used as bingo prizes for the veterans, A list of items was reported by the Red Cross as "badly needed" and this list will serve as a guide for selection of the gifts. The group also voted to work with Ilie National Safety Council in their summer program, scheduled to begin in Blytheville May n. Miss Alice Saliba, president, appointed a committee to plan the summer social program for (lie sorority, members were selected for the city council, and it was decided that Mother's Day tributes would be sent to mothers of the members and thai mothers would be guests of thai overlaid with" white linen" cloth' and sorority later In the summer for' a buffet supper. Miss Vorn Goodrich, Misa Eloisc Yatcs, and Mrs. R. I. Thompson were Rejected to represent the chapter on the pity council, which serves as a coordlatning link between Ihe two chapters of the sorority l»i Blytheville. Miss Saliba is tables, at which other guests were I nn ex-officlo members of the conn- seated, were centered with a single candle burning In a bottle. A sign, on which was Inscribed, USS Beta, and other ship signs were posted about the room. A gold ruffled moon and gold stars was the background for the entertainment. Blue crepe paper made to look like waves and white poles, with blue paper twisted Ground them to look like rope, completed the decorations of the setting Following .the Invocation, given by Evelyn Cunningham, 'Arden Ferguson gave the welcome address and Bill Bracey the response, after which the g'roup sang the song. Anchors Awelgh." They were nccom- pained piano. by Gay"., Oarrlgan at the The girls trio composed of Billie ilane Rogers, Mary Frances Galues «nd Jo Ann Trleschmnnn song "Bell Bottom Trousers." After this selection, a reading entitled "Land Ahoy" was given by Jlmmle Frances Clemons. In this reading, ninny countries were described, one being Italy. During the description of Italy. the Vienese Waltz was done by Willagene Daws, Jack Horncr, Barbara Monagham and Dick Williams. "Aloha Hawaii" was the reading' given by Marlon Mayes, followed by a Hawaiian Dance given by Mary Morgan and Mary Jo Eaton. They were accompained by the Boys quartette composed of C. G. Redman Jr., Carroll Evans, Jimmy Henry and R. C. Allen Jr., who sang "Hawaiian War Chant." The concluding number on the program wns a speech given 'by, Arden Ferguson which was entitlc'd, "Home." The new Beta Club _ officers were announced at the close 'of the program. They were Anne McLeod president; Vivian Taylor, vice-president Pat Regan, : secretary; Roberta Bracey, treasurer; and Jean Dedmon, reporter Barbara Monagham vice-president, presented a gilt from the club members to Arden Ferguson, retiring president. Guests other than members and their escorts were Miss Betty Boyd, sponsor. Miss Rosa Hardy and Mrs. Joe Ferguson, They were presented corsages of yellow rosebuds tied with yellow and black ribbon, which are the club colors. cil. Those who will serve as chairmen of the summer entertainment committees are Miss iva Seay, Mis. Frcci Slcadmnn. and Mrs. A, R. Olscn. After the meeting May 18 business inciting will be discontinued during the summer months, Mijs Saliba announced. Royl Service Program Held By Baptist Women Circle Seven of the Business Women's Circle of. the First Baptist Church mci. lust night at 7:30 nt the home of Misses Ruby nnd Minnie Brown oil Missouri St, with 12 members present tor a Royal Servce Program. Opening prayer wns given by Dr. Edna Nies, class sponsor and Mrs. John Tyrone, president .presided during .the business session. Miss Ruby Brown was in charge of the program and chose as her the;iie, "Labors Together in Our Denomination." Others who participated on the program and their loplcs were Miss Ruby Brown, who talked on "Labors", Mrs. Tyrone, "Labors Together". Mrs. H. C. Blanktiiship, "Together With Our Denomination", Miss Pearl Lee. "A Helper Indeed" and Miss. Jewel Le? spoke on, "Together With God." Mrs. Herman Wall gave lhe devotional and Mrs. Annie Lee Holt __ „._. dismissed the sroup with prayer, — . During the social hour, at which time the hostess served refreshments. Dr. Nies read a letter she received from a German prisoner of .war, acknowledging a package sent to him by Drs. Carl and Edna Nies. He also mentioned home on W. Main. Luncheon was served nt the Individual tables, which were centered with a bud vase of roses. Other mixed Spring flowers were used to decorate *Jie home. i Following (he luncheon, bridge wns played with Mrs. Clinrles Crtg- «er winning high score and Mrs. W. C. Hlgglnson, second high. • » • Dinner Party Is Given At Cecil Shane Home Mrs. H. H. Houchins and Mr*. Cecil sli«ne entertained last night at 'Mrs. Shane's home with a dinner party with 24 guesls attending. Tne dining room table, at which most of the guests were seated, was centered with a crystal bowl filled with red roses flanked by red tapers burning in crystal candelabra. The Individual tables were covered with white linen cloths and centered with a small bouquet of red roses. Bouquets of mixed Spring flowers were arranged throughout the home for the occasion. Mrs. Farr Is Hostess To Bridge Club, Guest Mrs. Dick White was guest yeJ- Icrdny with members of the Tri- Town Bridge Club, when Mrs. Russell H. Fair entertained at her home on Walnut St. During the afternoon bridge games. Mrs. James L. Brooks won liigh score and Mrs. James Terry, second high. Vases of rases and pansles were attractively arranged in the homr. The hooiess served a dessert course with Iced : drinks. ' -':' * * « •'• At The Hospitals Rlythevllle Hospital Dismissed: Fay Mitchell. Cooler. Mo. Wills Ilnjpiui Dismissed: Mrs. W. J. Pollnrd. city. Mrs. F. M Tate, Dell. Mrs. Boyd Armstrong, city David Hawkins, city. Bits of News Mr*. Belle Wood h»d » her guesls for the past 10 days, her niece, Mrs. Lloy<l Br»nn»n and son, Jack, of Carulhersville. Mr. and Mis. Grady Goff and son, Gary, have returned from .< month's vacallon In Galveston Tex where they visited Mrs. Qoffi brothers. Jimmy Dial and family and Joe Dial nnd family, her sister Mn Lessie Barnes and children and hijr nephews, Stanley and Hollls Needham and Elwood Moss. Mr. and Mrs. Dcwey Sheppaid returned fr6m Pails, Ky, where Ihey visited with Mr. and Mrs. fl. O. Sheppard. They also attended the Kentucky Derby be/ore relurn- tng home. Boyce Moore anu W. O. Guerlii returned Monday from a weeks vacation, in Roswell, New Mexico. W. O. Davis mid P. H. Cutler are spending A week fishing on L»«e No i fork. . Weldon Brown of Detroit, Mich , is spending several days here aj ijucst of his sister, Mrs. James T Miller and Mr. Miller. Miss Neely Perry Is in Blytheville | n^-' t Hospital, where she Is undergoing KegiSti ,„ Ann Na:ice, Miss Pauline Spradlcy all of Blytheville, and Weldon Brow-i of Dell-oil, Mich., spent Sunday in Paragould and Jonesboro. where Uiey visited friends nnd relatives. Mrs. John Caldwell has been dismissed from lhe Memphis' Baptist Hospital, where she underwent « WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, 1948 Dell Honor Students - Doris Payne Miss Betty Wilson, daughter ot Mr, and Mrs. Raymond Wilson of Dell, has been selected as valedictorian of Dell High School and Miss Doris Payne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Payne, salutatorian. Both students have high scholastic ratings and have participated in major school activities during their four years In high school (ration Party to Be chtldrcn to register, . qualiited with each the Summer Round-up chairman to Operetta Is Presented By Dell School Students it rC 'introclucei 8 "?o' /?, ° PCmta "«'»«' "^ Season IMS mtiocluced to of Happiness" was presented last 'eek at the Dell School by mem- the fifth nnd sixth grades. Students in the cast Included Jim- Carol Ann Lndrier, Maureen at First grade cl: school year will _ their teachers and to school at 2:30 p. m. Friday at each Blytlieville bei grade school, with a parly The purpose of the party Is for the become other and for major operation 10 days ago. Her condition is satisfactory. Mrs. Charles Needham, Mrs. Essie | Hostesses to the mothers Davis, Mrs. Daisy Alexander and'children at each '"° tner ' s . ...,.., Mr.*. Myrtle Hollis spent Saturday Hen initiate her program.of a complete physical check-up for each child. id school are, Mrs W. Walpole, Miss Elizabeth Ladd . Mrs. A. B. Pair- field, Mis. Bill Young, Mrs. W. A. Dobbs. Fred Speck. Pearla Fay Key Ted Johnson, Shirley Jean Phillips, Noble Gill Jr.. Donald Lee Barnes Leroy Richardson, Shirley Peterson, A. G. Moody, Harry Cook II, Laura Harmon, Harold Dlxon, Ray Gulp, Shannon Gallagher. Allan Coming Events Social Calendar Thursday Thursday Night Club meeting at the home of Mrs. J. A. Saliba. Jayceettes meeting at 1:00 p.m. in !he Jaycee Clubroom for * pot luck suppe:, Thursday Luncheon Club meeting at the home of Mrs. R. f. Kirslmer. Friendly Eight Club being entertained ai the home of Mrs. Clyde Eldridge. Jolly Bight Club meeting at the home of Mis. Wendell E»ton. Club Eight members being entertained at the home of Mrs. G o Poetz Mld-Week Club being enter- Progressive Club Meets At Community House OSCEOLA, Ark., May 5. — T!i« Osceola Progressive Club met yesterday at the Community Hous* wllh members of lhe Wilson, Luxora and Blytheville clubs as guests. Mrs. p. o. Gwyn, president of the Osceola Club, presided over the business mcellng and 'gave a resume of the past year's work. Reports r were given by all committee chair-JP men. , T Mis. C. E. Dean was In charge of the program on "F'ine Arts" and exhibited reproductions of famous early Italian paintings from th« National Art Gallery in Washington. A prize was given to the member who presented the best flower «r- talned at the home of Mrs. B. A.' rangement and Mrs. Dean received Lj'nch. I the prize for her arrangement of Friday - j pink roses. AJpha Beta Bunco Club being t Following the meeting, refresh>.' Mrs. I menU ot a entertained at the home o' Lane Nowell. Mrs. Cornelius Schwer entertaining, members of the C. B C Club at her home. Friday Bridge club being enter- tained'at the home of Mrs. Farrls Me C alia. Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at the home of Mrs. R. W. Becker on 519 North Division St. Blytheviile Council of Church Women will observe "May Fellowship Day 1 'at JO:00 a.m. at the First Christian Church. This will be ah all day meeting. Civic Calendar Thursday Rotary Club Hotel-Noble 12-15 • Friday Institute, Dr. Jarvis 7:00. Hotel Noble. Osceo/o Events Thursday Philathea Class of the First Baptist Church and Ftannigan Class of served dessert course wer« lONE'S Beauty Shop III North 2nd St. OPRN EVENINGS kj APPOINTMENT Operators: Fuyon Porler Murie Mi'l.eod Kodrry Mildred Burnett Phone 3132 ^> .it., ' • . Ilalstcad and Mrs. Glenn o l add "' —--.-•••..*.. uiiii«eiii;r, mimi t —-.—..... u*» u * kauiugt Condition of Mrs, Frank Turck, nt Lauge school. Mrs A B' Fair- Throshe> '- Jim Holmes, Dicky Sim-! Fil '"t Methodist Church having „ who Is critically III at the Walls field, Mis. Bill Yonnc Airs ' W A ' mons ' Charles Slaughter Charles' clas - s P art V ^ the Baptist churcn Hospital, Is unchanged. I Afflick and Mrs Hueli Whitsitt at' Bowma ". Eugene Ray, Canton Alex-'! nt 7:0a P-m. Mrs. Roy Harper of St. Louis, Mo.. I Central school nnd Miss Marv Huh ' nmler ' Herschel Rav Austin Mildred ' A11 dav rallv spending this week here as guest'[or._ Mrs. M. S. F.rtwaids and Mrs. """"'" " ' ••• -- , Brents. of her mother, Mrs. A. M. Butt nnd , L. S. Hartzo'g at Sudbury school ' A " nle L 0 " Brock, Bobbie Lou Hal- Ot w r r «, aU , VeS ',, ' T ' le . Yarbr ° Parent Teacher As- ler ' TL '"'™ Brents, dec. Alexander. Mrs. W. J. Pollard today was dls-' sedation will entertain this af- • E ' vcl 5' n Key, Donald Day Hampton missed from Walls Hospital where { tcrnoon at their regular meeting. BcU - v J oycs Hampton, Jo Ami Tate] she had been undergoing treatment for several days. Her condition is satisfactory. Osceo/o News Mtss Emma Cox. Walter Cox Mrs Evelyn Prcwitt and Mrs. J. T. Evans left today for Little Rock where they will attend lhe Independent Theatre Owners of America Corn-en Other schools In |h? district plan [heir registration ilav later. will party Symphony Orchestra To Play in Little Rock IWazelle Key, Fern Eubanks, Barbara Minyard, Cleone Mitchell Yvonne Jean Bradley, Kin Lynn Bradley, Ola Ray Twcedle, Monteray Devault, Helen Ray Cummlngs, Shelby Jean Lylc, Palsy Garrett Pauline Ballnrd, Lucille Betty Miller. Linnle Slniltz and Ella Mae the First Chns- iau Church beginning at 10:00 a.m. and will continue through 1:45 p.m. A youth banquet will be held at 6:00 p.m. Friday Junior Play in the high school anditoiium at 7:3o p.m. LITTLE -ROCK, A rk., May 5_ (UP)—Conductor Km;cne Ormandv and the Philadelphia Symphony banTentotaine'd wRh '£ Sewing Course Begun For Adults in Blytheyille Miss Molly Guard, home economics instructor at the Blytheville Orchestra will little Rock's uiii . ion. They will return honie~Frid~riy i lomorrt)w evening. Mrs. Frank Vail- i Mrs. John W. Edrington nnd Mrs' Bhf ! n a "» c ' u »ced today. Madeline F. Campbell returned . 110 -P |ec e orchestra home this week from a two week * ""tional stay In Washington D C Enroutc rhursciB 5 r ' ,.... a uc -,.•.-«•, home the visited Tamassee Moun- ore coml "« on to Little Rock. Alex-' west tain School in Tamassee, S C and ander Hillsberg Is assistant cond Greenwood. S. C.. where they'were tOr and . conccrt master. Croney, Ray, John Dixon. High School, conducted her initial Members of the third grade rythm i class in a beginners sewing course veral num- £^=^^^*"=^ Test Well Spudded In is on JONESBORO Ark *'«•- = nnd will stop briefly _. ng for adults at the Home Economic Cottage yesterday. Five women attended, and it was decided that the class would meet twice each week, from 3:30 until guests of Miss Cora Lee Colemsn formerly of Blylhevllle. Mr. and Mrs. Myron Nailllng had R« Iheir guests tor ; .the weekend, their daughter, Miss Betsy Covington, and Bob Holder, students nt Vanderbllt University, Nashville. Mrs. John Allen and Mrs. William Bard Edington were In Memphis yesterday. Miss Emily Jane Abray of Memphis vi3ited Mrs. Charles E. Sullenger «nd her grandfather, George Absny. over the weekend. Students from the University al Akansas. Payetteville, who spent the weekend here with their parents were Austin Moore, Jack Sartain, John Liliicrnp and W. R. Hollfielrl. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Applebaitm aiid daughters, will spend next weekend in Yazoo, Miss., as guests of Mr. Applebaum's mother, Mrs. Morris Apptebaum. . Curtain time is 8:30 p.m. rcll at Cash, 18 miles South- j ten sessions of Jonesboro, to be drilled to j Yesterday' acr^ 'n L nri» Cl F' Wal ' Brs ,£>« ">.«» ' »y an oVganizatlonaT mee"Un" g ;" B na acres under lease In the Cache i the practical River bottoms. i Thursdnv would be reauired meeting was primar- training will begin RCA VICTOR RECORDS Moss Bryan Suggests a Gift Certificate for Mother's Day If undecided, give a cash gift certificate and give mother Ihe thrill >f personally selecting j us t the gift she wants. OPEN ALL DAY WEDNESDAYS The GIFT SHOP 103 East Main Slreet • You Are Cordially j'j i Invited to Visit !i| | :The || ; Accessory Shop || ! feminine Apparel •'•! • Mabel Hogtn Jessie Srite '• i I • Hotel Noble HWe. ! ! J Blytheville, Ark. } } I hale to Lose You— Sammy Kaye Tell Me a Story—Sammy Kaye Bugle Call Rag- Benny Goodman What Do I Have to Do- Vaughn Monroe My Isle of Golden Dreams— —Glenn Miller My Sin—Tony Martin Blue Hawaiian Rose—Freddie Martin Dancing in the Dark- Artie Shaw Twilight Time—The Three Suns Love for Sale—David Rose Blues in the Night Dinah Shore What A Fool I W»s— •Eddie Arnold Tennessee Walts—Fee Wen King Tell a Woman— Johnny Tyler Shcnandoah Walti- Charlie Monro» ADAMS APPLIANCE COMPANY nn 3- W. Adams, 206 \V. Main Read Courier News Want Ads. he was in the prison camp in Bly- thcvlltt and had worked on the Haley Farm here. Nichols REGISTERED PHARMACIST 427 W. MAIN ST. PHONE 4€O1 •W« DBUIVKR- Nationally famous for their "slenderizing" fit and fin« points of design .. . Martha Manning breeze-sheer materials to fit you. Exclusively in Blytheville at JIEDEL'S Continuous Shows Every Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO'KLCN :» a.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:3* p.m. Wednesday & Thursday Friday fSMWILD I IRISH ROSE 1 I co lor fay TECHNICOLOR immrn] — MUM OWi • W«M •»* • *» Ciena 1WIW • «OKE ««««.«» WI Selected Short Continued Showing Zveryday Coming Soon at Popular Prices! 'DUEL IN THE SUN" with Gre*. ory Peck A Jennifer JOJIM. Box Office Opens 6:30 Show Slartj 6:15 Opens Sunday 1:00; SUtU 1:15 Continuous Shows Sat. & Sun. Bargain Night Every Night Except Saturday ; No passes honored on Sunday i ROAJ Theatre Tuesday and Wednesday FEATURE Beginning or End with Brian Donlevy Walker Robert Shadow of a Woman • with Andrea Kinjt and Helmut D»ntln« Thursday *: Friday DOUBLE FEATURE Continuous Showing Every Day

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