The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 14, 1953 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 14, 1953
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PAGE TWO PLYTHEVTM..E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MAT 14, IMI HOLLAND NEWS By Mr*. Ed Hampton, Jr. Give Luncheon Thursday night, a Mother's Day luncheon was held at the Baptist Church by the mothers and their daughters who brought covered dishes Overlaid with a white cloth, the table was centered with a large crystal bowl holding radiance red and pink roses. Mrs. Adele Taylor presided over the program. Six girls each recited a poem on "Mother" represented by Mrs. Mittle Stivers. Surprise Shower Two dozen ladies gathered at the home of Mrs. Sam Kenley Friday night for a surprise baby shower for Mrs. Temple Houston, wife of the Baptist pastor here. Mrs. Houston was blindfolded, given a ribbon and-asked to follow the course of the ribbon. Tills led to a large table holding Rifts tied with large baby blue and pink bows. Party games were conducted nml a dessert plate was served with col- fee at the close of the evening. Has Birthday Party Ann Neal and her mother. Mrs. Henry Neal, were hostesses Friday night to 10 boys and girls in the Neal home for a surprise birthday party for Mary Jo Hampton. The group gathered early and surprised Mary Jo as she entered the darkened house. There was dancine until 10:30. Small crackers sandwiches were served following the gift opening. Thirteen intermediate Girl Scouts went on an outing at the small cottage camp of Mr. and Mrs. Byron Holly near Hornersville last week end. The girls took part in flshlnit and boating a weiner roast and camp Jlre talks. Mrs Holly and Dorothy Tk?cs, scout leaders, sponsored the outing. Personals Mrs. Gertie Ladd is home after •, 10 days in Memphis where she received medical care. She was guest in the homes of Mr. and Mrs Frank Sandefur and Mr. and Mrs Os^ar Skipper while there. Recent visitors of Mr. anl Mrs Dewey Kenley .were Mr. and Mrs Don Wiliferd 'of Benton Harbor Mich., and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Conjolka of Chicago, who also were guests at the Jim Willferd's en route to Miami, where they are vacationing. Among guests during the past •week of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Ut. ley were their daughter, Mrs. Larry Bell, and infant son. Larry Eugene, who are staying for a while; Mr. and Mrs. Bob McCulloch, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bell and two daughters, Hazel and Mary Ann, of Hayti; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mack James of Wardell: Mr. and Mrs. Felix Carney of Blvthevllle and the Carlton Stiles family of Yarbro. Mrs. Evelyn Moon v room 303 in Mlthodist. Hospital, Memphis, Is Improving after major surgery last week. Visiting Mrs. Moon Sunday were her daughter, Paula Ann. and parents, Mr. and Mrs. Noble Capehart, and Mr. Moon. Prom St. Louis, Miss Betty French was home with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Roy French, from Friday until Sunday. Mrs. Thurman Cope will leave over the week end to join her husband at Lake Charles, La,, where they will remain until July when he will be transferred to Great Lakes, Mich. Mrs. Cope, recent bride, Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Childers. Raymond Kenley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Kenley, nntl recently discharged from the armed forces, is employed in St. Louis at a manufacturing plant. Martha Cohoon, student nt Murray State In Kentucky, was home with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Cohoon. Saturday and Sunday. Linda Workman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. S Workman, of Portageville. will spend this week wiih her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Kenley. while her parents are in Columbia and Jefferson City for several days. Mrs. Workman has opened her own beauty shop In Portaecvllle. Visiting Saturday and Sunday In the Anderson Hick's home was Charles Hicks jzl Camp Chaffee,, near Fort Smith, Ark. He also visited a sister. Mrs. W. D. Wade, in Hayti and Mrs Inous Howell in Cooler on his two day visit. The condition of Ronnie Bennett, 3-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. C. B, Bennett, is improved after hospitalization In Blytheville and Memphis from injuries received when he ron under the family car driven by his father. No serious Internal injuries are predicted and the child will be able to walk In another two weeks or so. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cohoon and three children, Raye Lavonne, Jerry and Charles Russel, were in Bonne Terre. Mo., throughout the week end at Mrs. Cohoon's father, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. McClnin. Wednesday night, members of the Methodist Church and their families will have a weiner roast on the Mississippi River bank in commemoration of National Family Week. Mrs. Aaron Taylor and children, Jackie, Joe and Katherlne Rose, spent Saturday night at the home of their parents nnd grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Q. Bun-ess, near Campbell, Mo. 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