The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 21, 1955 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 21, 1955
Page 5
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 19W BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE Fin — Society News - ie Ann Mallnrv. Snripl.v Editor * Phc Miss Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Presbyterian Church Women Have Annual Meeting and Party Approximately 60 members 61' the Presbyterian Women of ilic Church gathered Monday night for the annual meeting and Christmas party. The social room was decorated with n. large Christmas tree, poinsettias, an angel choir arrangement on the piano and giant candles. The meeting, was opened with a Christmas prayer written by Peter Marshall. A brief business session was held before the program a;ul installation service. The president reminded the group of the officers' training class to be held Jan. 9, at 10 a.m. Mrs. Vernon Thomasson was in charge of the program. Miss Martha Ann White sang the Christmas spiritual, "Go Tell It on the Mountains" followed by the "Christinas Story" rend by Mrs. Thomasson. A quartette from the Junior Choir, composed of Joanne Kidd, ton, Mrs. Harvey Kidd, Mrs. C. M. Gray, Mrs. Ed Dicks and Mrs. G. W. Dillahunty. An installation service of new officers was held by Mrs. C. C. Smith. Officers installed were: Mrs. C. M. Gray, president; Mrs. Hutih Hudson, vice-president; Mrs. R. M- Logan, recording secretary; Mrs. S. E. Tune, treasurer; Mrs. Roy Walton, historian; Committee cnairmeii were Mrs. G W. Dillahunty, spiritual growth; Mrs. Zal B. Harrison, world missions; Mrs. Walter Day, church extension; Mrs. Russell Mosley, Christian education; Mrs. Vernon Thomasson, annuities and relief; Mrs. Ross Stevens, stewardship, Mrs. George Yates, general fund agen- Cecilia Joyner, Mike Huffman andjcies, Mrs. Bill Walker, inter-group, 'O Little Town of i Mrs. Max Harrison, well - child Ryal Tune sang, Bethlehem". The Joy Gift offering for retired Ministers was received. The theme of the program "Living the Faith ' was centered around a loose-leaf chart. Five representatives presented reports and each report was illustrated by a page in the chart. These representatives were Mi's. Roy Wal- clinic; Mrs. James Manly, 'literature, Mrs. H. H. Houchins. house and grounds, Mrs. E. M. Huffman, pastor's aid; Mrs. Ed Dicks, social activities, MI'S. Harvey Kidd, publicity. • . Circle chairmen installed were Mrs. John Cherry, Mrs. R. L. Johnson, Mrs. Jesse White, Mrs. P. W. Whitner, Mrs. Spencer Alexander, Y Groups Conclude Christmas Parties Y Groups conculded their Christmas festivities this week. Central sixth grade Tri-Gray-Y had their Christmas party at First Christian Church Thursday afternoon with 15 members present. The refreshment table from which iced drinks and cookies were served was the central decoration. The table was overlaid with sil- church that chimed "Silent Night.' During' the afternoon gifts were exchanged and Christmas carols sung. A dramatization of the Christmas story was given with Cathy Dallas giving the story from the second chapter of Luke. Mrs. Ted Johnson is advisor of this group. H wth Midnight **«> hy Tussy HAND AND BODY LOTION. For satiny ^imiollmess nil women love. 6 Of. — $1. COLOGNE. Tilt delicate scent of .Midnight Iliat lasts and lasls.4oz....»I.J3 STICK PERFUME. .Midnight magic in easyMrokc-on form. 3 i oz....$l.50 jj, DUSTING POWDER. A silky JT cloud of Midnight fragrance. • \Vitli puff.'lVi oz....$1.25 Woods Drug Store 221 W. Main Phone 3-4507 Rainbow Girls Have Annual Formal Dance Rainbow Girls and their guests were entertained with their annual formal Christmas dance Monday niKhl at Hie Masonic Temple. The theme for Ihe dance was "Winter Wonderland." A landscape was made on one wall with Christmas trees and houses on a silver background. Silver bells caught with red satin bows were used about the room with the posts being wrapped with glittering silver foil. Sprinkled over this paper were musical notes. Party foods and punch were served from a table covered with a white , linen cloth. The centerpiece was a Santa Glaus in his sleigh pulled by the eight reindeer, vered magnolia leaves. This was placed on a mirror which Scantling in the bed of leaves was encircled with holly leaves, were red candles and a lighted Fred Boyette. Rainbow Dim, Mi^hi •• ' Mrs. J. H. Childress, Mother Advisor, and members of the advisory board were chaperones for the annual affair. MANILA NEWS Ry Mrs, Jam** Fefte On Friday nighl at the Blythe- vllle Y the Junior High School Teen Town had its party with approximately 100 attending. The Y was decorated in keeping with the yuletide season with Santa Clauses, greenery and magnolia leaves. Two large lighted Christmas trees were primary decorations. The table from which refreshments were served was decorated tn pine cones, leaves and a snow man of cotton. Teen Town is under the supervision of Mrs. Jess Homer. Mrs, Jimmie Robertson, the advisor for the Lucky Tri-Gray-Y Club of Central School entertained the girls Monday afternoon at the Country Club. A Christmas corsage was presented each guest. The club WAS decorated for the holiday season with greenery and golden magnolia leaves, red satin bows, gold and red frosted baubles. The central decoration was a lighted tree and around the tree the girls exchanged gifts. Prizes in the games and contests conducted went to Jodie Johnson, Martha Jo Brogdon, Carolyn Guerno and Carolyn Sue Marshall. The table held Santa in his sled drawn by reindeers. At each place setting was a miniature silver angel with a hymnal in her hand. Ice cvc-am and cookies were served. Those present were Jodie Johnson, Mary Etta Graves, Martha Jo Brogdon, Anne Robinson,, Diane Turner, Linda Browning, Martha Boone, Carolyn Guerno, Carolyn Sue Marshall, Kay Riggs. Susie Plaggg, Judy Worlund, Charlotte Matheny, Brenda Knighter and Lanfl Green. Mrs. Robertson was assisted in entertaining the girls by Mrs. Hel- Dell Circle . Has Meeting In Prewett Home I Mrs. N. W. Wagner, Jr. entertained with a layette shower Thursday night complimenting Mrs. Bobble SandboUic. Mrs. Louie Wadley was in charge of the party games. Bingo was one of the gatne.s enjoyed. After an evening of tun Mrs. Roy Demon presented the honored Kiie.^t with a number of lovely Sifts. Refreshments were served by tile hostess, to the twenty-five HUc.^ts present. Mrs. Cliffie Wilson of Black Oak was an out-of-town guest. A group of friends went to the home man Friday night and surp them with a house warming. Mr. lr wMi >H Joining In ringing with Mrs. Ballard at the piano. Refreshments were served. Present for the party were: Mr. and Mrs. Burl McHenry, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Scott, Mrs. Charles Garner, Mr. and Mrs. Barney Threlkeld, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Threlkeld, Mrs. Dan White, Mrs. Dial Ballard, Mrs. Clye Farmer, Mr. and Mrs. Ammle Friggith, Mrs. U. S. Griffith, Mrs. Nelson Brannum, and the out-of-town guests were Mrs. Donal Stuart and children of Blythcville. Mrs. Frank Sweet, Jr. and daughter Belinda of Manila and Mrs. Cleo Lamb of Leachville were shopping In Memphis Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. James Pelts were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald ponner Sunday. Mrs. Lockard Benson, Mrs. Ed Benson, Mr. A. A. Tipton, Mrs. Dean Pierce, Mrs. Wayne Galygan, Mrs. Ed McMasters, and daughter. Memphis were lurate Tuesday of Mr. Button's sisters, Mrs. H. D. Alton and Mrs. Arllne Robinson. Mr. and Mrs. James Felts and Mr. «nd Mn. d«rold Dormer mn visitors of Dr. and Mri. R. W. Hatton and family who recently move* to Paragouid. of Mr. and Mrs, Tom Flee-1 Kathleen, and Mrs. Pete Ballard Friday night and surprised were among those shopping In and Mrs. Fleeman have just recently moved to Manila from Memphis Monday. Ma-, and Mrs. Reed Threkeld of J ( the Brown Community moved to; BlytheviHe. They have two chil-j Piggott to make their home. j drcn, Tomime Ronald and Danny! Miss Jeanine Wright has returned I Wade. to Manila after having been em- j Mrs. Albert Scott and Mrs. Dial j ployed in St. Louis for several! months. ' i Dr. and Mrs. Robert W. Ration. and family moved to Paragouid i Tuesday where they will make their Ballard presented Mr. and Mrs. Fleeman with a number of gifts, including several pieces of china in Mrs. Fleeman's pattern of desert rose Franciscian ware. The evening was spent informal- Jewel Auernathy Circle of Dell Women's missionary Union met in the home of Mrs. E. H. Prewett Monday with nine members and three visitors. Mrs. W. Turner, Mrs. Mose Baker and Mrs. M. R. Griffin. present. ! Huffman WMU Has Program At Church The group meeting was opened with singing \vith the devotional being presented by Mrs. R. C. Williams. Mrs. Dave Keltner led the opening prayer. A brief business session was con- oucied .by Mrs. Keltner after which Mrs. Walter Dyre. Mrs. Louise Smith, Mrs. Buelah Whaley, Mrs. Woodrow Wief and Mrs! Holcomb presented the program. Mrs. Griffin gave the dismissal prayer. During the social hour- gifts were exchanged by members and t'ne hostess served refreshments. Mrs. Mason Day, Jr., Miss Patty June Davis. Mrs. Vernon Thomassou out-going president presented the gavel to the incoming president. Mrs! Gray—and the meeting was dismissed with the Mizpah benediction. The refreshment table was decorated with Christmas greenery and red candles. The evening circles, whose chairmen are Mrs. Curtiss Anderson, Mrs. Spencer Alexander and Miss Patty June Dayis, were hostesses. Presiding at the table were Mrs. Eddie Saliba and Mrs. Floyd Haralson. just arrived... all the NEWS! new colon IT-MO" Ju>t the ttosorvipanning delight! for your lot* fall tntftmblt... pumpft with n«w trims... high or mid hcelt... in anilin* and luitr* caK. Block pattnt, Avocado, Vanilla, Wtdgwood Blu«, Bulttrkrunch. Gosnell 4-H Club Members Entertained Gosnell 4-H Club leaders entertained the girls with a. Christinas party at the home of Mrs. Charlie George Saturday night. There were 11 members and one visitor present Games were nUiyed during the evening. After gifts were exchanged and refreshments served the club honored Janet Walker, who is moving to Memphis to make her home, with a surprise shower. Women's Missionary Union of Huffman Baptist Church met last nitfht at the church with eight members and one visitor present. Mr.x Billy Ray was in charge of the program entitled "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God." Those taking parts were Mrs. Dudley McDanie!, Mrs. Harry Lawson. Mrs. George. Perry, Mrs. j ' . , J. H. Lott, Mrs. Ray Crews and j' Mr.s. Agnes Hatchel. 1 The group was dismissed by Mrs. Crews. Corning Events WEOXESDAV Club Eight meeting with Mrs. S. C Owens. THURSDAY Duplicate Bridge League meeting. Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Slg- . ma Phi entertaining husbands with card party at Hotel Noble. Not Checked COFFEVVILLE. Kan. i.fl — Police complaints that local merchants are liable to cash anything remotely resembling a check were underscored with this evidence: Detectives displayed a check for en Browning. Margaret |S2 cashed by a service station. Itj Wright of the BlythevUle Y was | was signed. "General Delivery, \ an invited guest. Cotleyville, Kansas." Mayor A. A. Tipton, chairman oi the Tuberculosis Christmas Seal drive, announced recently that $300.00 has been collected on the Manila quota. A surprise house warming was given Mr. and Mrs. Louie Wadley at their new home on Hay wood j Ave., Monday night. j Several friends got together and surprised them by bringing gifts for! their new home. Mrs. Bobbie Sandbothe was hostess for the occasion. The guests left wishing the Wacl- iey's much happiness in their new home. Mrs. Dewey Rice entertained the post office force with a breakfast Friday morning at 6:00 a.m. The birthday of Mrs. Gerald Woodruff was celebrated and she was presented a gift from the group. Present for the breakfast were: Postmaster Joe Hornberger, Lamar Edwards, Kenneth McWhirter, Louise Ashabranner, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Woodruff and Bud McWhirter. Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Hutton of SANTA...and Woods Drug Store suggest Sloven CANDIES give and enjoy! MOX THEATRE On W. Main St. In BlytheviHe 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! $135 Fresh, delicious ASSORTED CHOCOLATES made of the very finest ingredients . . . creams, fruits, nuts, caramel and crisp centers to tempt anyone . . . Please everyone! EXClUSIVitY AT WOODS DRUG STORE LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature "3 RING CIRCUS" > Wilh Dean .Marlin & Jerry Lewis i _AND — ; "I Cover the ! Underworld" ALSO CARTOON THl'RSDAV & FRIDAY Double Feature "Conquerors of Space" Wilh All Star Cast — AND — //n .ii _• in GIFTS GIFTS GIFTS For the hard to please we have a selection of gifts For every person on your gift list Man, Woman or Child Ci v_-Ot Oti ., Station eru (—nriilinas fft-tt? Electric l<*a IP t l^evlo r t cJLenel tnu \j rau rapping J4a lleech 'rye home. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Alston : y have purchased the Ration home on; S? Highway 77, and will move in it aft- : ^ er the holidays. I K Mr. and Mrs. B. K. Alley and. * daughter, Susan, moved to Tuisa.jjp Okla., Thursday to make their » home. Mrs. Alley was with the Wav- co Company who installed the gas line in Manila. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Holmes of Exergreen, Colo., have moved back to Manila to make their home. UV 'a ten et | Hi-Way Drug has been redecorat- <f | ed and remodeled as a Self-Serv- *• | ice Store For Your Shopping Convenience. HI-WAY DRUG Prentls Holder. Res. Pharmacist & Mgt. Main at Division . Charles Brosdon, owner Phone 2-2091 Cinemascope at Its Best With Stereophonic Sound! Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for Ritz & Rozy Program Announcements Mr. and Jlrs. G. I. Byrd The Ideal Christmas Giftt "Books of Happiness" THEATRE TICKET BOOKS Now on Sale at Ritz Box Office LAST TIMES TODAY ANGELA Starring: Dennis O'KEEFE and Mara LANE PLUS SELECTED SHORTS Thursday Morning 9:30 a.m.! Bring the Kids to our Annual Christmas Cartoon Festival Admission: Fruit and Food—which will go to Blytheville's Needy Children Sponsored by Ritz Theatre, Kiwanis and Jaycee Clubs •e £ ^ 6 a THURSDAY and FRIDAY Find Your Name in Our Ad and Be Our Guest to See "Adventures of Sadie" "ADVENTURES OF SADIE" 221 W. Main Phone 3-4507 Will) Van Johnson ALSO CARTOON Starring: *j Joan COLLINS & Kenneth MORE^ PARAMOUNT NEWS & CARTOON *

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