The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 9, 1956 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 9, 1956
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWI MONDAY, APRIL 9, 195« - Society News - - A__ U.llnrv fijwlijriv Rditof ' PhC mm Milti* Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phon* 3-4461 BHS Choir, Glee Clubs Recieve Excellent Reports at Festival With the return of Blytheville High School Choir and Glee Club from the state vocal festival in Hot Springs came k reports from the adjudicators and choir director. Mr«. J. Wilson Henry, director, companlst, Miss Damon. »ald, she "had never felt such cooperation on the part of each student." John Raymond of Eastop, Penn. who adjudicated the choir, said their outstanding strong points were stage presence,, choice ol songs, tone quality and spirit ol songs. In an over-all statement he said, "A very fine groupl Excellent workl" Mr. Raymond, who has trainee) three professional singers, one ol them being Shirley Jones, star o! Oklahoma and carousel, said of Emily Damon, choir soloist, "magnificent and superior." Ralph Nicnols, accompanist, also received a note of praise. Mr. Raymond also adjudicated the boys glee clubs. The Blytheville boys received notice for the large number In their glee club, which is 41, their phrasing, dynamics, intonation and ac- Senior Mothers To be Honored With Tea by PTA A te» honoring senior mothers will be given tomorrow when Par : ent-Teacher Association ol Blythe vllle High School meets. The meeting, last of the school year, will begin »t 3 p.m. Coming Events MONDAY NCO Wives Club meeting »t b»se theater, 7 p. m. Circle Jive at the church with Mrl. Herman Odum, ho»te«, 8 p. m. Circle SI* »t church, 7:30 p. m. Circle Seym meeting with Mri. Robbie StoUM, 7:30 p.m. AJtar Society of Immaculate Conception Church meeting In Khool bill. 8 pjn. Charity Group Petty, S p. m. with Mr». John I Love Grvup meeting with Mr». — . Cecil Lowe, 8 p. m. Country Club Bridge League meeting. Trl-Town Club meeting with Mrs. Oarrard CaudlU. Contract Club meeting with Mr«. Ohajlea Moore. Octave Club meeting with Mrs. H«rry Began. Blytheville Chapter Number 27U of Order of the Eastern Star having itoted meeting at Masonic Temple, 8 p. m. Charlevoix CimpWr of DAR meeting »t Hotel Noble, 1 p.m. Hostes- tw are Mn. C. C. Smith. Mrs. Georje Pollock «nd 'Mrs. James Hill, Jr. Sudbury PTA meeting at 7.: 30 p.m. It will be the Fathers Night meeting. Executive board will meet at 7. WEDNESDAY Town and Country club meeting with Mrs. C. C. Smith. Club Bight being entertained By Mrs, Loy Welch. TLE Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. Gilbert Smythe. Wednesday Bridge .Club meeting with Mrs. C. A. Cunningham. Chapter D PEO meeting at home ol Mrs. E. L. Hale for 1 p. m. luncheon with Mrs. Jack Hale as hostess. PS Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. Virginia Drew. THURSDAY Lottie Moon YWA meeting at home of Marcella Ray, 7 p. m. LaNueve Club meeting with Mrs W. H. O'Keefe. Thursday Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. P. E. Scott. D-Bly Bridge Club being entertained at Razorbaclc by Mrs. John Stevens, Jr. Chillion Club meeting with Mrs. O. O. Elins. Thursday Club meets with Mrs. Ruth Tanner. Midweek Club meet with Mrs Aubrey Conway. Thursday Contract Club meets j with Mrs. Edgar Borum. | Duplicate Bridge League meeting. Altrusa Club meeting. Club 28 meeting at Legion Hut, 8 p. m. Hosts will be Mr. and Mrs. Chester Cladwell, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Stevenson, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. James Terry. Homemakers Class of First Baptist Church meeting at home of In his concluding statement the adjudicator had this to say, "Boys seem to enjoy singing. Excellen work and they seem to have fun doing It." W. H. Beckmyer of Mount ,Ver> non, HI., president of a division o; music Educations National Conference, was in charge of the girls glee clubs. One of the unusual parts he judged on the Blytheville girls was their dress. He said they were very attractive even to the detail ol their shoes. Mr. Beckmyer also said of the girls, "Real pleasure to hear work and they are wonderful k(ds. It is good to hear non-forced tone anc one which has a good degree of support." Highlighting the convention was the grand concert on Friday nigh' in which 1,200 students took part On Friday afternoon the children rehearsed for two and one half hours and then returned that'nighl and presented an hour and a hal! concert. At the conclusion of the concer those 1,200 students surged down on the field singing, "For They Are Jolly Good Fellows," in appreciation to the two guest conductors. Five of. Blytheville's students were selected to sing .in a three- part, harmony phase of this concert. They were Glenn Ladd, Don Coleman, Steve McGufre, Carol Seeman and Judy Michael. To conclude the evening Blytheville's group was entertained with a dance and floor show In the Willow Boom of Phillips Drive-In. They had ac special guests the two adjudicators adn Miss Dora Jane Ledgerwcod of Hot springs, festival chairman. Mrs. Jess Horner was In charge of this affair with Tommy Slayton serving as master of ceremonies and presenting several vocal solos to the accompaniment of his guitar. Others on the program were Beth Johnson, who presented pantomtne, "Elolse," and an ensemble composed of Pat Brown, Kathy Caperton, Peggy Caperton, Sudle Abbott, and Deenya Blnnk- enshlp. They were accompanied by Rose Chlldress. Steve McGuIre gave a vocal solo and Joe Smith sang a solo and also played his accordion. Impersonations were given by Billy Reid with a pantomine to "Boll Weevil," being rendered by Sudle Abbott. 'Hard Hearted Hannah" was the closing number by Glenda Poetz. Those In charge of the show were Gail Crawford, Clarence Cummings, Ardcn Cuadra, Tommy Slayton and Brenda Holland. Mrs. Henry and Miss Damon were presented corsages by the students in appreciation of their work with all groups. Bits of News f^ er&ona Mrs. A. J. Pipkin has returned to her hdrne In St. Louis alter having spent the past week here on business. While here she was the houseguest of Mrs. Lily Barter. Dr. and Mrs. J. L. Van Hoosier and daughter Doreta and Mr. Smith of Smlthville, Tenn,, were guesU yesterday of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Neal and Mrs. Roland Green In Osceola. Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Arnold announce the birth of a son, their second child, at Chlckasawba Hospital April 5. The baby who has been named Billy Ray, has a brother, Jimmy Lee, Mrs. Arnold Is the former Louella Hubbard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hubbard of Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs, Jack Owen, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Abbott and~Mr. and Mrs. Randal Hawks were in Memphis Friday night to attend Holiday on Ice. Mrs. W. R. B.aughman has returned from Lawton. Okla., where she visited her son, Sgt. R. L. Baughman, and family. Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Harrcll of Clarksdale, Mlss. : were guests of Mrs. M. W. Lewis over the, weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Charles McDaniel, Mrs. L. ,C. Posey and Miss Delsla Stewart were in Memphis yesterday to attend Holiday on Ice and to visit Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Metcalfe and infant daughter. A daughter, Barbara Elaine, was born to Sgt. and Mrs. James A. Frazier, March 20, at Fort Kobbe, Canal Zone. Sgt. and Mrs. Frazler also have two sons James Arthur and Mark.. Sgt. Frazier Is the son of Mrs. Neville Blakemore of Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs. 1C. R. Coleman and daughters Carol and Katherlne of Dowdy, Ark., were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bunch and son Wayne Edward over the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. 0. L. Alford have as guests her sister, Mrs. Dana Qipson, Mr. Qlpson and Mrs. Geor gla Gipson of St. Louis. L. T. Burnham and son Tommy were in Memphis Saturday afternoon to attend the St. Louis Cardinals - Chicago Whltesox baseball game. Yesterday Mr. Burnham, Cecil Johnson and Howard Hale attended the baseball game in Memphis. Mrs. Zoa Thompson and Mrs. Ltl- iian Lloyd were In Memphis Satur day to attend Holiday on Ice at Ms auditorium. Among BlythevUJ* resident* in Memphis yesterday to attend the onscball game were Dick White. Harry A. Halnes, Bryce Layson Homer Smith, Bobby Smith, Bob Lee Smith, Phil Smith and Ed Hayes. BRIDE — Miss June Samaha, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Nasif Samaha of Bronxville, N. Y., became the bride of Lt. Sam Farris Hamra, Jr., of Fort George Mead, Md., son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam F. Hamra of Steele, in a ceremony solemnized recently in Bronxville. Lt. Sam Hamra, Jr., Claims Miss Samaha as Bride in New York In a ceremony solemnized recently in Bronxville, N. Y., Miss June Samaha, daughter o£ Mr. and Mrs. John Nasif Samaha, became the bride of Lt. Sam Farris Hamra, Jr., of Fort George Meade, Md., son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam F. Hamra of Steele. Mrs. Melvln Halsell, 1204 West Walnut, 7:30 p.m. FRIDAY Woman's Club having 1 p. m. covered-dish luncheon. Friday Contract Club will meet with Mrs. Russell C. Farr. Friday Club meeting with Mrs. S. E. Tune. Vendredl Club meet with Mrs. Robert Hull. SATURDAY Duplicate Bridge League meeting. Variety Club meeting at; Hotel Noble, 9 p. m. Hosts are Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Jaggers and Mr. and Mrs. John DeMand. MaryClevenger Elected Head of Christian CYE Mary Olevengcr was elected president of Senior Christian Youth Fellowship of First Christian Church at the group's annual election of officers lust night. Miss Clevenger will succeed Davis Cobb ns president. Other officers elected were Mar- clle Taylor, vice president; Rene Hays, secretary, and Benny Harpole, treasurer. Special Value! SILVER BON BON DISHES $ O 30 ^J Included Many Gifts for Mother's Day ON MAIN The Rev. Georg.e W. Barrett officiated at the exchange of vows. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore an embroidered pure silk gown of ivory color featuring a scooped neckline with wide collar. The floor length gown had a fitted torso with fullness beginning at the hipline. Her fingertip veil fell from headband of the same material as her dress. She carried a white orchid bouquet surrounded by Hlies- of-the-valley. Mrs, George Lehigh of Dallas, Tex., served as matron of honor and only feminine attendant. Gerald Hamra of Steele and brother of the groom served best man. Ushers were lit. Charles Mercler of Rice Lake, Wise., Omar Massad of Oklahoma City, cousin of the groom, John N. Samaha, Jr., of Dorchester, Mass., brother of the bride, Bill Homra of Pulton, Ky., brother-in-law of the groom, and Ensign Charles Goodman of Kansas City, Mo. Following the ceremony a reception was held at the bride's parents. The couple left on a wedding trip to Bermuda and are now making their home in Laurel, Md. Mrs. Hamra is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip George of Luxora and the niece of Mrs. R. B. Langsdon and Louis George of Osceola, Mr. and Mrs. George and their granddaughter, Miss Shirley George, flew to New York to attend the wedding. Miss George returned home last week and. Mr. and Mrs. George remained for an extended visit. Rev. Vaughn Honored by Church Members Forty members of Yarbro Baptist Church honored their pastor, the Rev. James W. Vaughn, on his birthday yesterday. An hour of fellowship was held at the minister's home with poems, group singing and scripture reading highlighting the hour. Refreshments of punch and cake were served alter the honoree had opened his gilts. Tom Thumb , Wedding to Be Given at Dell A Tom Thumb wedding will be given Thursday night at Dell School beginning at 8 p.m. Jackie Gainqs, aaugnter of Mr. and Mrs. R. V. Gaines, will por- AltFusa Club Begins Golden Age Project Altrus* Club began Its Golden Age Club yesterday with a party tt the Cotton Bowl for ten ladles between the ages of 60 and 80. During the hours of 3 to 5 p.m. , party games and group singing entertained those present. Mrs. Clara Martin was In charge of the affair. Those attending were Mrs. K. N. Hill, Mrs. H. H. Baldridge, Mrs. Edna Lewis, Mrs. Sam Lane, Mrs Mary Scanlon, Mrs. J. W. Durham, Mrs. Victoria Gilbert, Mrs, M. W. Lewis, Mrs. G. W. Gebert and Mrs. Charles Newcomb. Mrs. Scanlon was given the prize for being the oldest present. This Golden Age Club will meet on the first and third Tuesday of each month with the meeting place to be announced later. At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Sam Macre, city Henrietta Allen, city Charlotte Brown and baby, Rt. 1, city Clarence Wayne Lambert, city Betty Jean Ferguson, city Mrs. Richard Rayder and baby, city Harry Sansom, city Chtckasawbft Hospital Dismissed: Harry Snow, city Corean Williams, city David Mathis. city Mrs. Herschel Austin, city Mrs. Roy Moore, city Mrs. Minnie Arnold, Memphis Kenneth Fulgham, city Mable Whltehead, Steele Mrs. Vernell Slaughter and baby, city Mrs. Russell Skyrmes, Little Rock Mrs. David Jones, city Kenneth Sandefur, Oklahoma City John Storey, city Mrs. Alfred Kemper and baby, city Mrs. S. A. Mixpn, Jr., city Montell Oracy, city Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Bill McCaughey and baby, city Mrs. J. L. Northcutt, Caruthersville Mrs. Harold Blgsg and baby, Steele Mrs. James Baughman and baby, Rt. 3, city Mrs. Claude Duncan, Rt. 4, city Mrs. Liza Forsytbe, city Mrs. Lottie Johnson, Rt. 3, city Benny O'Kane, Cootor Mrs. Ruby Baxter, city Mrs. M. L. Rigsby, city Mrs. Howard Oilllam, city j Read Courier News Classified Ads : tray the bride with the grbom being Bobby Rushing, son of Mr. and Mrs Thomas Rushing. Tickets will be ten cents for students and 25 cents for adults. New Climbing Tower Easily assembled with only 12 bolts and there you have a play unit with endless entertainment. There's something about this Gym- Dandy Cimbing Tower that fires children's imaginations. To them it's a fort, a castle, or in the twinkling of an eye changes from a pirate ship to a rocket in outer space. And just for good measure it is equipped with a trapeze and gym rings. Makes an ideal companion piece for any Gym-Dandy Gym. Overall Overall Ground height 70" width 74" space 74"x74"- $ 18 95 FREIGHT PREPAID— up to 75 miles out of Blytheville LAD & LASSIE TOY CENTER 101 E. Main Ph.3-6308 THESE TOOK THE PRIZES—These odd-looking homemade hats are prize winners, believe it or not. Folks in Casper, Wyo., make the long, cold and stormy winters seem shorter by holding unusual contests. The oil-derrick hat at left symbolizes the main industry in the area. The one at upper right represents gardening and the other, made of doll-sized pots and pans, represent! household activities. The designers are Mrs. Philip Kretz, left; Mrs. Philip Clark, upper right, and Mrs. Pat Alsup. Mrs. Kirshner, Mrs. Cook Are Bridge Winners A five-table Howell movement was played Saturday afternoon by Duplicate Bridge League with Mrs. R. P. Kirshner and Mrs. Ed Cook winning first place with M points. Mrs. Foy Etchieson and Mrs. P. D. Foster, Jr., were second with 54 points. Third went to Mis, W. D. Chamblin and Mrs. F. W. Whltner who had a total ol 54% point*. Christmas trees allowed to stand in a pall of water, sweetened with a cup of sugar, will retain freshness longer. £xc/us/ve/y At The Tot S/iop Self-help separates teen in LIFE Take a breather, mama! Kids can dress themselves every day in these smart-idea Sacony switchables. No zippers, no buttons to bungle. Cotton knit shirts simply pull-on Cotton gabardine pants have elasticized waistbands. And look... this one's striped to match rhe shirt in grown-up, match-up fashion! Come...pick 'em today. In rousing colors. "It's a wonderful buy!" Shirt: 1.95 (3-<jx), Pedal-pushers: 2.95 110 S. Second St. Blytheville, Ark. This is the last week to enter Lee Bearden's Third Annual CHILDREN'S PORTRAIT CONTEST $ 256°° IN PRIZES FIRST PRIZE: 16"x20" portrait to heavy oils, suitably framed from our selection . . val. $100 SECOND PRIZE: 16"x20" portrait in oil ... value $30. THIRD PRIZE: .H"xl4" portrait in oil ... value $16. 10 OTHER PRIZES: U"xl4" blaclc and white portrtlts value $110. Contest Ends Saturday, April 14 Itcosts you absolutely nothing to cnttr. 1 TO Bring your child Into our studio between the dates of April 2 through April 1.4 for FREE CONTEST SITTINGS. We will photograph your child in several carefully planned poses. Your choice of the best ENTER pose will be entered in the contest. 3. Age group for this contest wU! be 4 months to 8 years. 4. You are not required to order tiny pictures. METHOD OF JUDGING 1. Each parent will be given a ballot with provision for flrst, second and third choice. v Contest pictures will be on exhibit May 1-S. The public Is invited to view these portraits, but only parents of the entrants may vote. 3. Winners will be announced May 7. LEE BEARDEN PHOTOGRAPHY Dinl 3-8666 CHILD ART STUDIO W. Main

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