The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 6, 1955 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 6, 1955
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6,1955 - Society News a inn Mollnrv Siviptv RHitnr * Hiss Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Miss Nancy Damon Engagement of Nancy Damon To Calvin E. Litten Is Told Mr and Mrs. Emil M. Damon today announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Miss Nancy Ann Damon, to T/Sgt. Calvin E. Litten of Blytheville Air Force Base. , Jim Culbertson of Blytheville, and her mother, Mrs. C. M. Cook of Canton, Miss., arrived Sunday for a visit with Mrs. Lola Culbertson and Mrs. Carrie Grimmett. Mrs. Melvin Halsell, who has been patient in Chickasawba Hospital, is now able to be out. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thompson. Mrs. Gene McGuire and Mrs. James Baughman spent yesterday in Memphis. Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe and Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Moon were in Memphis yesterday when Mrs. Moon consulted her physician. Mrs. Moon, who has been confined to her home following a heart attack several weeks ago, is still unable to be out. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Pinch of Tip- tonvllle, Tenn., are visiting their daughter. Mrs. Everett I. Clark, Mr. Clark and daughter Beverly. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Dedman and Mr. and Mrs. John Walden spent Sunday in Hughes visiting their daughter and son, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Walden. They went especially to motor the Walden's son. Jimmy, home. Jimmy has spent several weeks here visiting his grandparents. Mrs. C. C. Pitts of Harrisburg is visiting her son, Dr. Charles F. Pitts and family. Sergeant Litten is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kverett C. Litten of Grenada, Miss. Miss Damon is a graduate of Blytheville High School where she was a member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, choir, band, Masque and Gravel Club, and Quill and Scroll. The bride-elect is now attending Southeast Missouri State College at Cape Girardeau. There she is a member of Kappa Pi, international art fraternity and a national leaders fraternity. She is a sponsor also for the Future Teachers of America in the training school. The groom-elect is a graduate if Grenada High School and Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge. During World War II he served in the European Theater and in the Philippine Islands. Before arriving here in August, he was serving in Korea. The couple will exchange vows Jan. 1, at First Methodist Church at 1:30 p. m. Baptist WMU Has Royal Service Program, Tea;BWCCirclesMeet Members of the Women's Missionary Union of First Baptist Church met at the church yesterday for a Royal Service program followed by a tea Fifty-six members and four visitors, Mrs. C. C. Pitts, the Rev. and Mrs. Genus Crenshaw of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Miss Ann wollcrman of pine Bluff and Miss Nancy Cooper, executive secretary of state WMU board, of Little Rock, were present. Repeating of the watchword and group singing of the hymn, "The Kingdom Is Coming," opened the meetings. Mrs. Walter Bishop gave the invocation. Mrs. Richard Robinson served as program chairman. She was Assisted by members of Circle Seven. "Mighty Fortress of God," Was the title of the program. Loyd Owens sang this number as a solo during the program and Mrs. W. Marion Williams gave the devotional. Following the devotional, Mrs. Alvin Huffman, Jr., led a special prayer after which Mrs. Charles F. Pitts told the story of the Praying Hands. Miss Wollerman spoke to the group on the Power of Prayer for Missionaries. The Rev. Mr. Crenshaw dismissed the group. A lace and cutwork cloth was used to overlay the tea table with a silver epergnc holding pink and white chrysanthemums accented with pink and white Christmas baubles forming the centerpiece. Mrs. Pitts and Mrs. Berry were in charge of the table. Business Womens Circles of the church met last night. Circle Eight met at the home of Misses Minnie and Ruby Brown for a Royal Service and Lottie Moon programs. Fourteen members were present. Mrs. Irene Tyrone led the opening prayer after which Miss Minnie Brown assisted by Misses Marie Harnish and Minnie Foster presented the program. A special prayer was given by Mrs. Thelroa Atkins. Mrs. Bill Woods dismissed the group. Circle Nine met at the home of Mrs. J. M. Walls with eight members and one visitor, Mrs. O. J. DANIEL GREEN'S the scuff of the season! \ A Smartest, besl Fitting scuff ^\ ± you've ever tried. Pliant leather * ^ on o brand new jcuff tail 10 that * * you walk with (tie least flippety- | * flop. Wonderful felt cushion £ idle makes you feel at * If you're walking on ai t * DORMIE «m« M f owdtr tint, Dor* BW, Red, onJ fink. y WHME I *. 60N8 i «H OE S I Bits of News ffloMy Mrs. J. Louis Cherry returned Saturday from Stewart, Fla., where she visited her sister, Mrs. J. B. Frazier. Over the weekend Mr. and Mrs. Cherry had as houseguests Mr. Cherry's sister, Mrs. Dow H. McGehee, and Mr. McGhee of Paris, bride-elect ot Ark. Miss Ann Mrs. Johnson Entertains YarbroWSCS The home of Mrs. Johnny Johnson was decorated in festive holiday colors of red and green last night when she entertained members of Yarbro Women's Society of Christian Service. . The focal point in the rooms was a picture of Mary and baby Jesus lighted by glowing candles. Special Christmas stories were told by the hostess 1 daughter. Miss Johnnie Lou Johnson, and Mrs. Charley Krutz. During the evening carols were sung by the group and a duet was presented by Miss Johnson and Mrs Monroe Besharse. Jr. Mrs. John R. Krutz told the Christmas story Irom Luke. Mrs Corl Burton dismissed the group after which a brief business and social hour were conducted. Burdette PTA To Have Chicken Supper Burdette Parent-Teacher Association Is sponsoring a chicken supper Thursday night. This is an annual affair. The supper will be served beginning at 5:30 through 7:30. The plates are Jl for adults and 50c for children. Rodgers, present. Mrs. Henry Rosamond led the opening prayer after which Mrs. Jane Lane, program chairman, assisted by circle members presented the Royal Service program. The closing prayer was given by Mrs. Llllle Slsk. Circle Ten met at the church for a chill supper followed by the Lottie Moon program. Mrs. Bill Stancil was in charge of the program. Miss Mickey Allen gave the invocation and sentence prayer dismissed the group. Arrangements for the supper were in charge of Miss Gall O'Rear. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times TUBS., WED. & THURS. Double Feature MM MUft-UMI mUOKH** MMFU1 9 iHMKmmMiinuinciM ALSO CARTOON FOR HOLIDAY PARTIES — Fresh new pre-teen fashions for holiday parties offer both separates and the slim lines of the princess dress. Gir! with balloons in hand wears blouse and skirt in avisco rayon satin. Skirt has flocked scroll pattern. Her friend wears princess dress in jacquard .woven rayon-and-cotton fabric. It's banded in rayon satin. Presbyterian Date/or Woman of Year Banket Is Set When Representatives Meet February 2 was set as the date for the Woman of the Year banquet last night when representatives from the three chapters of Beta Sigma Phi met at the home of Mrs. Elmer Norman, general chairman for the event. Nominations for the Woman of the Year may be sent to Box 484. In these nominations qualifications must be listed. Chairmen for the various corn- Mrs. Peggy Cheadle, invitations; Mrs. David Miles, program: Mrs. Jack Owen; decorations; Mrs. Norman and Mrs. Foy Etchieson, reservations; Mrs. Harold Doyle, gifts; Mrs. Dan McCaskill. publicity; Miss Billie Sue Burks, tickets, and Miss Nancy Holland, program books. GosnellWMU Observes Week of Prayer Women's Missionary Union of Gosnell Baptist Church observed the Week of Prayer for Foreign Missions with several programs last week. Twelve members of the group took parts on the various programs with Mrs. Wilma Williams serving as program chairman. During the week two films or work in eastern lands were shown Anticolloquiql Campaign ATLANTA If) — The late Judse William H. Black left Emory University $5.000 to be paid at the rate of S500 a year to the freshman at Emory or any college of the.Uni- versity System of Georgia who writes the best essay on this subject: "We Georgians Are Often Our Own Worst Enemies When We Intentionally Use Colloquialisms In Preference to Standard English." Has Meeting Executive Board of Women of the Presbyterian Church met yesterday at the church. Mrs. George Yates gave the devotional using as her subject, "If Christ Had Not Come." She used as her scripture, "Thou Shalt Call His Name Emanuel—God with Us." She was assisted by Mrs. J. E. Carter and Mrs. Hugh Hudson. Mrs. C. M. Gray, missions chairman, reminded women to remember their missionary, Emily Boeh- ier, in Africa. Mrs. Bob Logan announced plans were being made for Christmas gifts to be -sent to the group's ward, Donna Abbott, at Vera Lloyd Home in Monticello. Plans for the Joy Gift Christmas program to be held at the church, Dec. 18, were announced by Mrs. John Cherry. It was also told that an officers training class will be held at the church Jan. 9 to 10:30 a.m. Mrs. Vernon Thomasson, president, asked that members stress Christian observance of Christmas WSCS Has Annual ChristmasTea, Wesleyan Guild Has Party The annual Christmas tea was held yesterday for members of the Women's Society of Christian Service of First Methodist Church. Circle Seven was hostess for the affair. Preceding the tea a business session was held with Mrs. L. E. Old presiding. The Rev. Harold Eggensperger led the opening 'and closing prayers during this session. A Christmas prpogram was also presented with Mrs. Cecil Kelly giving the devotional and Harry Carter Farr singing "Away in the Manger," as a solo. He was accompanied by Mrs. John Caudill. Miss Alice Marie Ross told a Christmas story enti- Calvary Baptist WMU Circles ConductMeetings Circles of Calvary Baptist Women's Missionary Union met yesterday in homes of members. Circle One met with Mrs. Jessie Ralph. Opening prayer was led by Mrs. Carra Pruitt with Mrs. Buddy Baughman giving the devotional. Those taking parts on program were Mrs. Kenneth Wardlaw, Mrs. W. P. O'Neal, Mrs. Pruitt, Mrs. Ralph and Mrs. Curtis Mason. Mrs. O'Neal dismissed the group. Circle Two met with Mrs. Claude Rowland who also served as program chairman. Repeating of the watchword and prayer by Mrs. Dale Garner opeqed the meeting. The devotional was given by Mrs. Fred Philbrook. Mrs. Everett Rhoads led a special prayer preceding the program which was presented by Mrs, H. J. Fondren. Mrs. Gamer, Mrs. Rowland, Mrs. Rhoads arid Mrs. Raymond Bomar. The dismissal prayer was given by Mrs. Philbrook. tied. "The Little Quest." Mrs. Elbert Johnson was program chairman. For the tea, Fellowship Hall was decorated in pink and silver. A silver coifee and tea service was used on either end of the table with the centerpiece being made of shades of pink carnations. Mrs. Old and Mrs. Harold Eggensperger presided at the table. Presiding at a side table, which was centered with a silver candelabra holding pink tapers, were Mrs. Joe Greeson, Mrs. Joe Swing and Mrs. Ernest Haynes. Outlining this smaller table were silvered magnolia leaves tied with pink satin streamers.' Pink candles set in pink maline ruffled holders were placed on the organ where Mrs. Caudill presented soft musical selections. Chairman of the refreshment committee for the tea was Mrs. Joe Davis. She was asisted by Mrs. T. A. Folger. Mrs. W. M. Jontz served as decorations chairman with Mrs. Haynes, co-chair-1 man. I Wesleyan Service Guild met at' the home of Mrs. Cal Gossett ini Burdette last night for a Christmas program and party. I Mrs. Jim Lum was in charge of| the program and Mrs. Eggensper-' ger gave the devotional. She read the Christmas story from Luke. Mrs. Ales Shelby was guest speaker. For her talk she gave a review of the book, . "Power through Constructive Thinking," by Emmet Fox. There were 23 members and four visitors, Mrs. Shelby, Mrs. Charles McDaniels, Mrs. lone Gore and Mrs. Louis Ebert, present. During the social hour, Christmas carols were sung and th» group exchangegd gifts. Party foods were served from » table centered with a holiday arrangement of novelties and greenery. Mrs. Eegensperger presided at the table. GIVE HIM or HER Golf Equipment FOR CHRISTMAS Balls Clubs Gloves Hood Covers Sold Exclusively By Pros. PAUL FARRINGTON Blytheville Country Club Hiway 61 N. Ph. 3-9726 Watch Those Pumps \ i LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Wl — Arkan- , sas Revenue Department agents] started checking gasoline pumps at service stations which have state contracts after discovering that one station, involved In a price war, had set its pumps to register more fuel than was being delivered. Speed Up LANSING, Mich, (fl — Michigan's first speed limit since 1927 recently was made law with the governor's signature. It becomes effective Feb. 3, 1956. The law limits drivers to 65 miles an hour in the daytime and 55 miles at night. Look for the new sweaters fashioned in any one of the several synthetics which sport trim done in metallic thread. They're charming for casual wear and their appeal will last all winter long. in their home. Repeating .of the Mizpah dismissed the group. WMWMWC Ideal Gifts! MOX THEATRE On W. Main St. In Blytheville Phone 3-4621 Weekdays Show Starts 7:00 p.m. — Sat. & Sun. 1:00 p.m The Finest in Cinemascope Presented in High-Fidelity Optical Sound! 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LI. and Mrs. Jack Harrington Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for Ritz & Rozy Program Announcements The Ideal Christmas Gift: "Books of Happiness" THEATRE TICKET BOOKS Now on Sale at Ritz Box Office TUESDAY — WEDNESDAY Find Your Name In Our Ad And Be Our Guest to See "The Purple Mask" PLUS SILICTID SHORTS

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