The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 16, 1953 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 16, 1953
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•PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS , MAT 16, 1998 Pat Mullina, Society Editor PhoDt 4461 Tea For Parents Given by Students Members of Mrs. Lillian Prank's sixth grade at Central School entertained with a tea •complimenting their parents yesterday afternoon at the school. Displays were used showing the progress they have made during the past year, Including-'a display of book jackets seen at the Mid-South Book Festival in Memphis. Original illustrations on the books they had read adorned the walls. Each mother was given a napkin holder and each father a paper weight, which were made by the children In their art class. Special guests for the occasion were Earl B. Nail, principal of Junior High, who spoke on what the students will study next year in junior high. Another guest was Miss Rosa Hardy, junior and senior high supervisor. Presiding at the tea table, which was decorated in pastel colors by the students, were Sue Leonard, Lucy Caudill, Linda Oriffln and Mary Tarver Stevenson. Bits of News Ladies Day Is Planned The monthly ladies day party will be held at the Country Club Friday for members and their guests. Luncheon will be served at 1 p.m. followed by an afternoon ol bridge and canasta. Members have been asked to make reservations with one of the hostesses not later than Wednesday. The committee of hostesses Includes Mrs. E. J. Cure. Mrs. E. B. Gee, Mrs. C. W. Afflict Mrs. Elton Kirby, Mrs. E. M. Regenold, Mrs. Baker Wilson, Mrs. Chester Caldwell, Mrs. A. G. Little, Mrs. H, C. Sims, Mrs. C. M. Buck and Mrs. Harry W. Haines. Mr. and Mrs. Russell C. Farr are in Morrilton. Ark., this week end visiting Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Johnston. Members of the East Side Garden Club, who were In Portageville yesterday for a flower show, were Mrs. D. B. Abbott, Mrs. B. A. Bugg. Mrs. Leonard Smith and Mrs. Lea Stiles. Mrs. Bugg served as a judge. Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Reeves have had as their guests for the past several days Mr. and Mrs. Delbcrt Cutrell of Little Rock. They have returned to their home. Among Blythevllle resident* in Memphis yesterday were Mrs. Samuel F. Nurris, Mrs. George Pyles and Mrs. W.. J. Pollard. Mrs. Nor- rls visited her daughter..Miss Rcen Norris. who Is a Blytheville representative at the Cotton Carnival. Graham Partlow, son of Mr. am Mrs. H. G, Partlow, has been namcc a member of the Honor Counci: the Student Bur Association at the University of Arkansas School Law. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Campbell have returned from a ten-day visit to Hot Springs. Miss Annette Whistle, daughter of Mrs. C. H. WhisUe, was recog- Bible Class Has Monthly Meeting Membern of the Ladlfs Bible Class of the First Methodist Church me' yesterday for a monthly business and social meeting, with 1« attending. Hostesies for the afternoon were Mrs. Henderson Hall, Mrs. O. C. Ganske and Mrs. 8. Mosley. Following group singing. Mrs Hall gave the devotional and Mrs. A. M R. Branson offered prayer. Mrs. W. I. Denton, president, presided over the business, during which regular reports w,ere given. Mrs. L. M. Burnett led the Bible quiz. In the social hour, Mrs. C. R. Johnsen presented her accordian pupils, who played several selections, after which refreshments were served. Program Given • At PEG Meeting Mi'S, Charles E. Crigger was program chairman yesterday at a PEO Sisterhood meeting when Mrs. R. A. Nelson and Mrs. Roy Bagley were hostesses to members of Chapter N at the Nelson home. Luncheon was served from the dining room table, which held a ] r- D ' -J centerpiece of pansles and roses also! rOT DTIUOB used through the entertaining rooms. Mrs. Crigger gave the life story of John James Audobon, after which njzed for higli scholastic achievement at Southern Methodist University's annual Honors Day Convocation. N Miss Shirley Heard of Etowah has been elected reporter of the Col- hecon, University of Arkansas organization of home economics majors. Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Hendersoi have as their guests Mrs. W. F McDaniel of Memphis, who ii former resident of BIylhevllle. Miss Millie Ann Mallory arrived home this morning from St. where she spent a week visiting friends and relatives. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Affllck' will arrive home today from Centralfa, Mo., where they visited 'Mr. Afflick's sister, Mrs. E. A. Grimes and Mr. Grimes for several days. Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Whitner are spending this week end at Bear Creek Lake with friends.' Luncheon Given Mrs. Alvin Huffman, Jr., presided over the final meeting of the season. Vend red i Club Is Entertained Mrs. Hank Dodd entertained for members of the Vendredi Club last night at her home where a prolusion of roses combined with honeysuckle were seen. Mrs. Randall Hawks was the club's guest. Game prizes went to Mrs. Hawks, first, Mrs. A. S. Harrison, second, and Mrs. J. Max Waltess, brldgo. The hostess served dessert and coffee from the card tables which held bud vases of pink rosebuds. Mrs. Doyle Henderson entertained with a luncheon at her home yesterday for members of the Friday Contract Club and Mrs. W. F. McDaniel of Memphis, a former member of the club. Snapdragons combined with pan- sfes formed small centerpieces used at the card tables where a two- course luncheon was served preceding games of bridge. The afternoon's winners included Mrs. Loy Welch, high score, Mrs. C. W. Garrignn, second, and Mrs, Henderson, brldgo. At the Hospitals Walls Hospital Dismissed: E. J. Bollnrd, Burdelte Mrs. Robert Smith and baby, City J. D. Harris. City Fidelas Class [Meeting Is Held Members of the .Fidelas Class of the First Baptist Church met last night at the home of Mrs J. F. Owens with Mrs. Harry Bogan as co-hostess to the 11 members and one guest, Mrs. W. E. Wallace. Mrs. Wallace gave the devotional, using as her subject, "Twin Stars— Whosoever and whatsoever." Prayer was offered by Mrs. Earl Walker after which the president, Mrs. Alvin Hardy presided over a brief business session. Mrs. C. E. Johnson, class teacher, spoke to members before a Bible quiz was conducted by Mrs. Owen Mrs. Bogan dismissed the meeting with a prayer. GAM'S A 3-D BEAUTY—Reflecting the current trend toward 3-D movies, actress Rita Gam is three times lovelier in front of this mirror. She's admiring the costume she'll wear as Q.ueen of the Art Students League's Dream Ball in New York D arents Have Been Guilty Of 'Progressive' Homes Too Dinner Party Given in Home Mrs. Eugene Hood and her daughter. Jeanne Allen Hood, entertain with a supper party for Carol Lee Beavers last night at their home when 11 girls attended. Preceding dinner the girls playec party games and were entertainer Informally. Prizes were awarded to Rene Hays and Terry Gregory, Anita Sue Oldham assisted Mrs Hood In serving. The honoree was presented with gifts from the girls at the conclusion of the evening. Friday Club Has Guest Mrs. Tom B. Miller of Jackson, Miss., guest of her mother, Mrs. Lucy McAdamfi, was ft guest at the Friday Club's weekly meeting yesterday at \\\c home of Mrs. Harmnn Taylor. Bouquets of roses and mixed bouquets were used In the entertaining rooms at the hostess' rjome. Dessert was served preceding the games of bridge, which were won jy Mrs. Farrls McCalla. high score, and Mrs. James C. C mrd, second and brldgo. Hold-Out All the states, except Rhode Is- and, responded to the call to rame the Constitution of the United States and, on the 25th of May, 187, the convention began Its work n Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Constitution in 1790. PERSONAI do a WHALE of a job! Ads placed before 9 a.m. will appear tame day. All classified advertising payable in advance. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS "With so-called progressive edu- :atlon we have been losing sight of two of the of the most fundamental things that we ought to teach our children. That think," comments a man who has interviewed mnre than 100,000 college students for jobs. A great many larents today will Nobody suggests that Instead of bL-lng helped and encouraged to kill time safely, they ought to be taught to make use of time. In short, that they need to be taught to work. And nobody figures that if they is, to work^ajid to j 3re runn i n g wild and getting into trouble there is something more that is wrong than lack of supervised loafing places. That there is something vrong with their ability to think. No, we .parents cant blame progressive education in the (schools for everything that is wrong with our children. We've become a little too "progressive" In the home, too. Kiub MlUett agree with him that our public schools are falling down on the job of teaching our young people to work and to think. for parents to admit is that the j home Is also falling down on that job. Today's parents are so concerned with keeping their children "happy" at all costs that too much Is given to them and too little expected of them. And today's parents are real push- l the other But a fact that is more difficult' StlJGCntS The Teaching overs 'tor,the plea that f kids are going to do such-and-such" and "none of the other kids have to do so-and-so." Using those two weapons against their parents, kids can pretty much get their own way because modern parents don't want their children to be "different" from the crowd in any way. So Papa works hard and Mama works hard, and the kids do pretty much as they please. If they pet into mischief In their Idleness someone decides that what they need Is a teen-age canteen where they can spend all their out- of-school hours loafing in a safe environment. VERNON, Tex. Iff)— You can teach your own class at Vernon High School—if you want to be a teacher. School officials figure the besl way to learn to teach is to go into the classroom and do It. Twenty jfrhlo^and senior students teach one class a day. Student teachers are supervised by regular teachers while conducting classes. Lessons are carefully prepared so the student Intructor won't be "trapped" by a pupil. Mr. Russell says other pupils don't mind having fellow students teach them. Teen-ager Ken Eoblnson, known to his pupils as "Mr. Robinson," was surprised last Christmas when virtually every member of his eighth grade English class brought him a present. The Sphinx of Egypt WBJ built about 2900 B. C. OPENS 6:30 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS AT DUSK 2 SHOWS EVERY NITE! RAIN or SHINE! ADM: 50c Children Under 12 FREE with Parents SATURDAY DOUBLE FEATURE O'BRJEN DECARLO FITZGERALD 'fly Pal Wolf Sharyn Moffett Una O'Connor ALSO CARTOON SATURDAY OWL SHOW. FREE! \Ve Invllc everyone who is In the Drive-in for the regular show lo stay for the OWL SHOW SUNDAY & MONDAY 'abouj;.. emu rut • «* menu - «« man* UK** Bison .mus im**™ mum, i. PLUS TWO CARTOONS •••••••••»•••»•* *•••••••••••••••••••••••••**•••••• Coming Events Saturday Cotillion Club has last dance of the season at 9 ,p,m, at Hotel Noble. Entertainment committee Include! Mr. and Mrs. Sanford Shelton, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Warren, Mr. .and Mri. Tommy Thomasson, Mr. and Mrs. Phillips Robinson and Mr. and Mrs. Don Smith. Sunday Members ol ths Zeta chapter oJ Delta Kappa Gamma Society have their annual tea complimenting the Future Teachers of America Club and retired teachers ol Mississippi County at the home of Mrs. C. L. Moore, 612 West Main, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Monday Members of Circle One and Two of Trinity Baptist Church have meeting at the church at 1 p.m. for covered dish luncheon, Members of the Women's Society of Christian Service of the First Methodist Church meet In the homes of members as follows: Circle One with Mrs. Gene Atkinson, 918 chlckasawba, with Mrs. A. N. Williams as co-hostess at 2:30 p.m.; Circle Two with Mrs. I. R. Coleman, 1521 Holly, with Mrs. Bob Warrenn as co-hostess at 2:30 p.m.; Circle Three with Mrs. F. B. Scott, 705 Hardin, beginning with potluck luncheon at 1 p.m.; Circte Four with Mrs. Charles Alford at 100 East Ash, with Mrs. Harry Weedman as co-hostess at 2:30 p.m.; Circle Five with Mrs. H. C. Bush, 1308 Country Club Drive, with Mrs. Marcus Evrard as co-hostess, at 2:30 p.m.; Circle Six, Mrs. Pred Fleeman, 423 Madison, with Mrs. Roland Green as co-hostess beginning at 2:30 p.m. and Circle Seven with Mrs. Elbert Johnson at 1332 Hearn at 8 p.m. Lake Street Methodist Church V omen's Society of Christian Service has 7:30 p.m. meeting at the church. Mrs. J. T. Westbrook is hostess to members of the Katie Hatton Young Women's Auxiliary of the First Baptist Church. Members of the Woman's Auxiliary of St. Stephens' Episcopal Church have meeting at the home of Mrs. Perry Darby at 8 p.m. Women of the First Presbyterian 'hurch have general meeting at the church. Tuesday Mrs. Russell H. Farr is hostess to the Tri-Town Bridge Club. Mrs. Rupert Crafton entertains members of the La Petite Club. Tuesday Club meets with Mrs. .Doyle Henderson. Country Club Duplicate Bridge League meets at the Country Club. Timka Bunco Club has meeting with Mrs. Clyde Perry. American Legion Auxiliary has regular meeting at the hut. Wednesday C. and N. Club has 7:30 p.m. meeting at the home of Mrs. Charlie Lutes. CIB Club meets with Mrs. W. H O'Keefe. Town and.Country Club Is to be entertained by Mrs. R. C. Hose, Mrs. E. J. Cure entertains members of the Wednesday Club. Thursday Mrs. Charles Affllck, Jr., Is hostess to members of the Kibitzer Club. Duplicate Bridge League plays at Hotel Noble. Blythevlle School Band has banquet at Hote .Noble at 6:30 p.m. Mid-Week Club has meeting with Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission He & 39c At All Times FRIDAY & SATURDAY Double Feature —PLUS- SERIAL: Gang Busters ALSO CARTOON SUN - MON Double Feature i, mmm musw uinumi •PLUS— JOltPH UlfMAN >*_• Joan Crawford ALSO METRO NEWS 4-H Club Meeting Conducted at School The regular meeting of the Blackwater 4-H Clun was held at the school Wednesday with Sue Caery presiding. After the group relewed the mean- Ing of the 4-H emblem and repeated the 4-H pledge, group captains gave their reoprts. The two county extension agents present were Mrs. Gertrude B, Hollman »nd Hershel Carter. The Weaker Sex Is Not Women STOCKHOLM (ft— Husbands, lay off those dishes when you get home from a hard day'« work I Let the little woman handle the household chores. She's stronger than you are. The male sex, says Dr. Elner Perm»n, head surgeon in a large hospital here, Is much weaker than the female. He bases this announcement on "professional experience at the operating table" which showed women bear up much better under major surgery than men. Men, says the doctor (who is married), have to relax when they come home from work to keep their strength and ability to hold their Mrs. Harry W. Haines. Miss Jettye Huffman Is hostess to members of the GEO Club. Mrs. O. W. McCutchen entertains members of Thursday Contract Club. TLE Club meets at the Dixie Pig, with Mrs. William Lambert as hostess. Mrs. E. B. Gee is hostess to the Thursday Club. La Nueve Club meets with Mrs. Melvin Halsell. LITTLE LIZ— . What we need Is more people whose autographs are more in demand than their fingerprints. fimllln together. Frequent n»pt «r* •dvlsed. That's the theory. But what wll the women uy about itf EcoAomical Blouse Trio THREE ONE-YARD BLOUSES 8805 12-42 By Sue Burnett fiach of these crisp little blouses required just one yard of fabric in the smaller sizes! So easy to sew, and so practical to wear with skirts and summer suits. Pattern No. 8806 is a sew-rite perforated pattern in sizes 12, 14, 16, 18, 20; 40, 42. Size 14, 1 yard of 39-inch !or each style. "~ For this pattern, send 30c In COINS, your name, adress, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to'Sue Burnett, Courier News, ITS Quincy St., Chicago 6, 111. Don't miss the new Basic FASH-' ION for '53, spring and summer. It's a complete spring sewing guide for smart, practical wardrobes; gift )atern printed inside the book. 25 cents. Announcing the Opening of a MUSIC STUDIO Beginning June 1st PIANO - - - VOICE Master of Music Teaching Fellowship University of Michigan Former Professor of Voice—Mississippi Southern College MRS. HAROLD A, DAVIS Phone 4618 COMING,SOON! n c I " Salome Rila Hayworth & Stewart Granger Color by Technicolor SATURDAY ONLY! Double Feature See Earth's First Contact with SERIAL Secret Code CARTOON: Titos Guitar SUNDAY & MONDAY VAN JOHNSON JANET LEIGH *._ LOUIS CALHEBN Paramount News & Cartoon: Hare Lift RITZ GUESTS Miss Mary Nell McBrid* Miss Jacky Woodard Mr. & Mrs. M. 0. McRw & Family Mr. & Mrs. H. T. HOUSM & Family

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