The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 20, 1953 · Page 3
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/AGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (AflK.) COURIER NEWS 'AY, MAT P»t Mulling. Society Editor Phone 4461 Choir Tea Dance Is Given The unnual Choir tea-dance was given yesterdw at Hotel Noble's Mirror Room, where a French Cafe theme «et ttw scene for the occa- ilon. At the entrance of the room, a lamp post stood to light the scene. Tables for four were placed throughout the room, and each was centered with a lighted candle in a bottle dripped with tallow. Centering the Mirror Room, a large cart decorated In red and white ruffled crepe paper held > profusion of flowers in various shades. French scenes had been painted on all the mirrors. To further the theme, several boys from the freshman class were dressed as Parisian waiters, and girls from the class as Parisan cigarette girls. French songs were presented on the "floor show" by Johnny O'Brien, Delores Parker, Kelly Jones and Benny Hayes, who were accompanied by Frances Slayton. Presenting French dance numbers were Ronny Etchtcfion, daughter ol Mr. and Mrs. J. Toy Etchieson, and Juanita Ferguson. Following the floor show, reiicsh- menls were served from a long table on the west end of the mirror room. Pastel blossoms formed decorations. Mrs. Jess Horner headed the committee of mothers In c'naree of food. Tommy Harrison, who has served this year as president of the Choir, presented Mrs. J. Wilson Henry, choir director, with a lazy susan, a gift of the group. He was presented with a gift from the Choir, by Hiram Snodgrass, who has been elected to serve as president for the 1953-54 season. Students and guests spent the evening in dancing. Annual Methodist May Breakfast Planned For Tomorrow Morning The 28th annual May breakfast at the Pirst Methodist Church Is to be held from 6 to 9 a.m.-tomorrow, sponsored by the Women's Society of Christian Service. Fruit juice, sausage or bacon with eggs, homemade preserves or jelly, coffee and hot biscuite are to be ser"ed. Mrs. John Fcathcrston will make the biscuits for the 20th year since the May breakfast began. Mrs. Walker H. Baker was the founder of the occasion, and the first such breakfast was held on her lawn. In the first few years, After several years, the WSCS Merchants ol the city donate food to be used at the breakfast, and proceeds from ticket sales go to the Women's Society, who have in past years given, the money to church building funds, organ fund, and various other funds in the home church. This year, the money will go for home and foreign special mission work. Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt Is general chairman of the affair, and ticket Muriel Knudsen Becomes Bride In New Orleans Mr. and Mrs. Owen Everett Knudsen announce the marriage of their daughter, Miss Muriel Ann Knudsnn to Lt. Harry Adam Ruber of the Air Force, son of Mrs. Jean Ruber of Brooklyn, N. Y., and the lat« John Ruber. The couple was married Dec. 31, 1952, in New Orleans, La., and now making their home at 1030 West Hussell Place, San Antonio, Tex. Mrs. Ruber Is a graduate of McMurray College in Jacksonville. 111., and Lt. Ruber received his bachelor's degree in la* at the University o( Pennsylvania. Both were graduated from officer's training school with lieutenant's commissions in March at Lackland Air Force Base. Mrs. R. H. Farr Entertains Club it was also held on the B. A. Lynch sales chairman Is Mrs. M. G. Good- lawn and the U. S. Branson lawn. win. Bridge Series Winners Named t Winners of a eix week's series were unnounced last night at a meeting of the Country Club Duplicate Bridge League, following a five-table Howell movement conducted during the evening. Mrs. W. A. Affllck was named first place winner in the series, with other winners including Mrs. .W. D. Chamblln .second place; Mrs. H. O.j Sims, third place; and Mrs. R. F Kirshner, fourth, In last night's game, Mrs. C. W. Afflick and Bernard Gooch took Jlrst place, with second going to Mrs. C. ,C. Councille and Mrs. Joe Ferguson. Mrs. Frank Grigsby and Harry W. Haines won third. A special winners game is to be conducted at Hotel Noble at 7:30 p.m. May 28. Mrs. Russell H. Fnrr entertained - .--- yesterday with a one o'clock lunch- moved the location to the church con at j le r home for members of lawn, and finally to the fellowship Uie Trl-Town Club and guests, who ! spent tile afternoon, after luncheon, ' playing bridge. Talisman and yellow roses In a china bowl, adorned with cupicis, formed a centerpiece at the dining room table, where guests were seated. Bud vases of sweetpca.s in pastel shades centered the card tables, and paitsles, roses and sweetpeas formed bouquets placed at Intervals throughout the house. Guests for the day included Mrs. Gean Atkinson, Mrs. Mclvin Halsell, Mrs. E. M. Terry, Jr., and Mrs. Bob Warren. In the afternoon's bridge games, Mrs. E. A. Tcaford was awarded high score, and Mrs. James Terry, second high. La Petite Club Meets in Home Mrs. Rupert Crafton was hostess 'her her home yesterday afternoon to members of the La Petite Club, and guests, Mrs. BUI Rader and Mrs. Albert Taylor. Guests spent the afternoon In playing bridge. Mrs. Eric WhitlcJ won first place and bridge, with second place going to Mrs. A. H. Me- Manus. Mixed garden flowers were used to decorate the rooms in which the hostess entertained. Light refreshments were served during the afternoon. Timka Bunco Club Meets in Home Members of the TimKa Bunco Club were entertained last night at the home.of Mrs. Clyde Perry with a hot tamale supper when a Mexican theme was used in decorating. Mrs. Delmar Larkin was a guest of the club. Bunco games provided the evening's entertainment. Prizes were awarded to Mrs. Hershell Bcsharse, high; Mrs. W. R. Sommcrville. low; and Mrs. Larkin, bunco. Trinity Baptists Meet at Church Members of Circles One and Two of Trinity Baptist Church met at the church Monday with 14 members and one guest, the Rev. David McPeake, attending. The Rev. Mr. McPenke gave the opening prayer and Mrs. John Buchanan, assisted by Mrs. J. H. Kobr erts, who gave the devotional. Kay Roberts, Gordon Kenwrite, Sally Baker and Mrs. David McPenke, who represented each Baptist missionary organization, and Mrs. Gay Lewis, Mrs. E. O. Lovell. and Mrs. C. B. Parks presented the program. Mrs. R. W. Wooten gave the benediction. Mrs. Henderson Hostess to Club A luncheon was given yesterday at the home of Mrs. Doyle Henderson, when -she WBS hostces to members of the Tuesday Bridge Club and guests. Mrs. F. E. Blnck and Mrs, Rosco Cm f ton were guest players with the club members. Luncheon was served at the small tables which held centerpieces of pansies floating in crystal bowls. Pink snapdragons In larger boiuruets adorned oilier vantage points throughout the entertaining looms. In the afternoon, bridge games were conducted, with first place going to Mrs. Riley B. Jones, second to Mrs. Black, and bridgo to Mrs, Murray Smart. Class Officers Are Elected Mrs. Claude Roland was hostess at her home last nipht for members of the Philithca Class of Calvary Baptist Church, who recently organized. She hns been elected teacher. Officers include Mrs. Mary Lyon, president; Mrs. George Norris, first vice president; Mrs. Bob Gean. second vice president; Mrs. J. C. Cherry, third vice president; Mrs. Lindsey Cornell, fourth vice president GRADUATION GIFTS! You'll want to give her a distinctive gift for graduation . . . It's an important event in lier life! You're sure to find the very gift you're looking for at the GIFT SHOP . . . come in now and look around, we have some wonderful suggestions. Too, you'll like our lovely selection of graduation cards! Coming Events Wednesday C. and N. Club has 7:30 p.m. meeting at, the home of Mrs. Char- He Lutes. Thursday Mrs. Charles Afflick, Jr., Is hostess to members of the Kibitzer Club. Duplicate Bridge League plays at Holel Noble. Blythevile School Band has banquet at Hole Noble at 6:30 p.m. Mlri-Wcek Club has meeting with Mrs. Harry W. Haines. Miss Jettye Huffman Is hostess to members of the GEO Club. Mrs. O. W. McCutchen entertains &nbers of Thursday Contract Rb. 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. Melvln Halsell. WSCS of the First Methodist Church has their annual May Breakfast at the Church from 6 to 0 n.m. ,','. Friday Past Matrons and Past Patrons Club has 6:30 p.m. meeting at the Masonic Temple with Mrs. E. P. Blomeyer and Mrs. L. M. Burnett as hostesses for the potluck dinner. I.nrella Earls Barbara Brooks Steele High Honor Students Named Loretta Lee Earls, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leyon Earls of Steele, has been named valedictorian and Barbara Ann Brooks, daughter of Mrs. Elnora Brooks, has been named salutatorian of the 1953 Senior Class of Steele High School. They will be recognized at commencement exercises to be held tomorrow night. Miss Earls is a member ,of the Band, Girls Glee Club, The Anthology Club, Kurtaintyme Dramatic Club, and has served as manager of the Girls' Basketball team, a cheerleader, and editor of the "Bulldog." school year book. She won an honor rating at the State Music Contest in Columbia, and plans to attend the University of Missouri. In addition to her scholastic achievements, Miss Brooks has been a member of the band for the past four years, served this year as president of The Anthology Club, president of the Commercial Club, secretary of the Library Club, and was vice-president ot her Junior Class. She served as editor of the "Growl," the school paper, and assistant editor of the year book. Both honor students have attended Steele High School all 12 of their school years. \Kutk m&tt- This Wife Feels Her Mote Should Do No Housework Not all the wives who are married to men who never do a thing around the house resent the setup. Here is a typical letter from one of those wives who not only doesn't get but doesn't want help "I hear a lot of wives complaining because their husbands don't help with the housework as much as they think they should. '' My husband Bits of News fl'/oMy Personal Mrs. Shirley Hipp, who Is a patient, at the Baptist Hospital, Koorn 351, is reported to be improving. She underwent surgery there yesterday. Mrs. J. T. Hipp is with her. Miss Jeanne Campliell and Miss Mary Jo Eaton left yesterday for Gulfport and Biloxi, Miss. Miss Campbell plans to attend the graduation exercises at Oulfpark College while Miss Eaton is a guest of Airman First Class and Mrs. James Wimberly at Biloxi. Mrs. w. A. Pickard underwent surgery this week at the l&ethodist Haspital in Memphis. Her condition is reported satisfactory today. She is In Room 333. Mrs. Bill Diffy and daughter Carol Lynn of Little Rock are the guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Wade. 126 West Kentucky. H. C. Patton, Jr., of Anniston Ala., was the overnight guest of his mother. Mrs. H. C. Patton, last night. Mr. and Mrs. Russell H. Farr and son, Gary, plan to leave tomorrow for Ashdown. Ark., where Mrs Farr and Gary will spend two weeks as quests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Piercy. and Mr. Farr will return after the week end. Mrs. E. L. Smith and Mrs. A. F. Cun'oll of Jackson. Miss., left today after visiting with Mr. and Mrs. J. C. .Walters. Miss Martha Lois Traylor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Traylor of Wilson, formerly of Blythevilie, has n( . J{J been nominated by Mississippi from her hus- Southern College to compete in the band: j first annual "America's Prom Queen" Contest. She reigned as Homecoming Queen last October at Mississippi Southern, where she is a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority, and is active in Woman's Student Government and Women's Athletic Association. T. I. Seay, who is a patient at the Marion' Hospital, Marion, Ky., and Mrs. Agnes Vancleve, secretary. Group captains include Mrs. J. R. Goon, Mrs. Beulah Lewis and Mrs. J. E. Lanier. Refreshments were served following the business meeting. About 13,000,000 pounds of tea are produced annually by Great Britain's Kenya Colony In Africa. Pine Room Scene Of Club Meeting The Pine Room of Dixie Pig Drive-In was the scene* last night of a dessert bridge given for members of the N, N. Bridge Club when Miss Mary Noe was hostess. In the evening's bridge games, Miss Vivian Taylor won, first place, with second going to Miss Melba! pryor. Bridge was won by Mr: James Vest. At the Hospitals Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs, Alma Scherer. City Mrs. June Ellis, City Mrs- Lafton Sykes and baby. City Mrs. Junior Little and baby. Steeie Joan Crawford, Dell Lucy Crawford, Dell Mrs. N. N. Phillips, Wardell Waitress School Teaches Giris How SALT LAKE CITY )7P) — Hash slingers are plentiful but well trained waitresses are scarce. To overcome the scarcity in this section, a school is conducted to teach how to tote that tray and lay that platter down. The Salt Lake Area Vocational School, with the co-operation of the Utah State Restaurant Association, gives a six- week course to waitresses. Students are lectured on personal appearance, how to keep the thumb out of the soup, and safe ways to carry large trays of food or an armload of crockery. Kutfi MfllRtt doesn't help me and I don't want him to. He doesn't dry dishes, sweep, ( run the washing machine, or do anything else in the way of housework. "When he comes home a,t night his dinner is roncly for him. After he eats he reads the paper in his easy j chair. He has his chair, footstool, j radio, reading lamp and favorite pipe In one corner of the living room. No one else sits ii that chair. It is reserved for him. "Do I resent seeing him relaxing while I am in the kitchen washing the dishes and later getting the children to bed? I do not. He has a job and it is to support the five of us. I have a job and it is to take care of the house and the children. "I am happy and so is my husband. And I can't help but. wonder if the reasons why so many couples today aren't happy is that the wife ("arid this does not include working following injuries he suffered in an automobile accident Saturday, Is be- in? brought to the BlytheviHe Hospital today. His condi ported to be improved. for In Good Old Days ST. ALBANS, Vt. (/P) — Old-time trains in Vermont used to, have brass Bible holders in each of the cars. Older residents remember when they had Bibles in them. Al Sauviat, railroad historian, has unearthed some of the old brass holders, but for a time he was stumped to explain why Bibles were considered necessary in railroad cars. Now he knows why. In 1888 the legislature of Vermont passtd a law permitting Sun- wives, of course) feels that her hus- tfay trains in Vermont. It author- band should not only do his job but j j^-d "Running on a railroad of sue* part of hers, too." j through trains on Sunday as, in tin Let's hear from the housewives, j opinion of the Board, the public How do you feel about this letter? j necessity and convenience may re- If more wives felt ns this one docs, ! quire, having regard to the due -ob would we have more happy marri- ( servance of the day." Sauviat thinks or just more spoiled husbands? Brazil Plans Sugar Paper RIO DE JANEIRO C/P)—The Brazilian Sugar and Alcohol Institute has announced plans for two new plants to make cellulose and paper from bagasse (sugar cane after the sugar is .squeezed out of it). One plant will bo financed in part by a special assessment on each sack of sugar. The estimated cost of the plant" Is S4,000,OOG, H will produce both cellulose and paper. Vermont railroaders provided for "due observance of the day" by making the Bibles available. The average hen lays almost five times her body weight in egg? year if she produces about 200 RelievesHEflDflCHEPain IT'S ASPIRIN AT ITS BEST StJoseph •'.*•*• ASPIRIN 36 Tablets 25C -100 for 49$ - 200 only Tit coolest casuals \ under the sun Nylon Mesb Yovr «v«ry mov ...and soli, ttianki to lh« ham in$ dainty WhH drniy-looking w*<tg«* that go with your twry-houf clotU» of •vwy colori KW tfimm«d. $«• our many H and lo-wtdg* ttyta. SHOE SERVICE 421 W. Main Phone 3541, OPENS 6:30 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS AT DUSK 2 SHOWS EVERY NITE! RAIN or SHINE! ADM: 50c Children Under 12 FREE with Parents LAST TIMES TONITE DOUBLE FEATURE! DOLLAR A CARLOAD ALSO CARTOON THURSDAY & FRIDAY ^HUMPHREY KATHARINE BOGART HEPBURN RICflN 1ECHNK010IT ALSO CARTOON .,.....•.......•••••••••••••••••••••••* News In Women's Styles By Sue Burnett A lovely afternoon dress to flatter a womati's figure, combining two fabrics. And a neat jacket that goes with everything. Two Patterns Pattern 8S33 is a sew-rite perforated patertl in sizes 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46. Size 34, 3',s yards 11 39- inch; % yard contrast. Pattern 8934 is a sew-rite perforated pattern In sizes 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46. Size 34, 374 yards of 39-inch. For these patterns, send 30c for EACH, In COINS, your name, ad-' dress, sizes desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Courier News, 375 Quincy St., Chicago 6, 111. Don't miss the new Basic FASHION for '53, spring and summer. It's a completS spring sewing guide for smart, practical wardrobes; gift pattern printed inside the book. 25 cents. Figuring Made Easy SACRAMENTO, Calif. 0P) — It looked like the adding machine had stuck when State Public Works Director Prank B. Durkee awarded a contract for grading a highway In for $555,555.55. LITTLI L/Z— Some dolls yell "Mono!" •hen squeezed. Others »lop rh« guy's face. •«»• Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission Me & 39e At All Times WED.-THURS. Double Feature outpost of Rtbtllionf I VirHlco Z«d»rf * rt * 1 * LAKE* SCOn 'At CORDOVA J ssed by Llpptrt Picturw. Int. —PLUS— ALSO CARTOON "One Cabs Family" COMING SOON! "c I " Salome Rita Hayworth & Stewart Granger Color by Technicolor SHOWS 4 BIG DAYS! Tues.-Wed.-Thurs.-Fri., May 26-27-28-"? REGULAR PRICES! No Increase in Admission I LAST TIMES TODAY Selected ShortS RITZ GUESTS Mr. & Mrs. Roy Calvin Mr. & Mrs. Charles Smith Mr. & Mrs. Frank Ellis & Family Mr. & Mrs. Everett Collier & Family * THURSDAY & FRIDAY • STEVE COCHRAM-PATRICE WHORE-oSs JMNWK-HENRY BLANKE \ *>i£,n ir CORDON DOUGLAS .„„:., „.„„, , .„.„.. Paramount News & Cartoon: Peck of Troublt RITZ GUESTS Mr. & Mrs. Harold Doyle Mr. & Mrs. S. P. Cook & Family l)r. & Mrs. F. Don Smith & Family Mr. & Mrs. Pat Chitmon & Family

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