The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 23, 1956 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 23, 1956
Page 2
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PAOTFOUK BLTTHEYILLE (ARK.) COURIER IfBWf MONDAY, APRIL M, 1W« — Society News — .in. Mnllnrv S.w-iotv RHitnr * PHd Mta Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Closing Ritual Concludes State Beta Sigma Phi Convention With a candlelight closing ritual ceremony the Beta Sigma Phi state convention ended here yesterday afternoon following a weekend of special activities. The convention opened at 1 p. m. on Saturday afternoon with Mayor Toler Buchanan giving the opening address welcoming guests to the city. This official opening was preceded by registration Saturday morning and an Informal drop-in Friday evening. Hostesses for the drop-in were Mrs. Dan McCaskill, Mrs. David Miles. Mrs. Jimmie Edwards and Mrs. Randal Hawks. This party was held in the Canary Room which was decorated with bouquets of yellow tulips accented by white spirea and purple Iris. Special guests were out-of-town guests who had arrived from Arka- fclphia. Fort Smith, Van Buren and Kansas City, Mo. At the Saturday afternoon business session an anniversary forum, since this was the silver anniversary convention, was held. Mrs. Jack Owen, convention chairman, presided over this session. Greetings from the international office were given by Mrs. Robert F. Waller. At 3 p. m. out-of-town guests were motored to the Woman's Club for the Girl of the Year Tea for which Mrs. T. I. Seay, Mrs. Ray Hall and Mrs. Jess Horner, sponsors and directors of Blytheville so- Sports Togs In The News 8392 By Sue Burnett A particular favorite with Juniors in warm weather — well tailored shorts or pedal pushers topped with a crisp, sew-easy blouse. No. 8392 with FATT-O-RAMA included is in sizes 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 18. Size 12, blouse, short sleeve, 2' 2 yards of 35-inch; short shorts, yards. For this pattern, send 35c in COINS, your, name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Blytheville Courier News, 372 W. Quincy Street, Chicago 6, III Basic FASHION, spring 1 and summer '56 is a complete sewing guide for every woman who sew.s for herself and her family. Don't wait — send 25 cents now for your copy; Make a Date with the Newest GOME IN AND ROCKET 'ROUND 7WE , BLOCKf ( OR 'ROUND THE TOWfvN If YOU LIKll j SEE YOUR NEAREST (MOBILE DEALER Mrs. Ed Higpinbothom 'rority chapters, and Mrs. E. L. Boggs, Blytheville Girl of the Year, were hostesses. The clubhouse was a profusion of pastel shades of garden flowers which had been placed in gilded bird cages and suspended from the chandeliers by satin streamers. Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt and Mrs. Freeman Robinson, Beta Sigma Women of the Year, presided at the tea table which was centered with an arrangement of yellow rosebuds In a silver compote flanked by yellow tapers In silver holders. Music was furnished by Mrs. Eddie Saliba. Saturday evening a banquet was held in Plantation Room of Hotel Noble followed by bridge and canasta games. Banquet Held Banquet tables were highlighted by budvases of yellow rosebuds and greenery alternated by yellow tapers in crystal holders to carry out the sorority's colors and flowers. The speaker's table held a giant crystal goblet filled with roses and flanked by silver branched candelabra holding yellow tapers. Focal point in the room was a large back drop of silver blnck nnd gold touched by yellow roses. Painted on this were the sorority's emblems and the dates 1931-56 for ;he sliver anniversary theme. j Mrs. Alex Shelby wns guest I speaker and guest soloist WRS Mrs Loyd Owens who sang the "Anni versary Walt?,." Both received gif rosebud corsages. Miss Millie Am Mallory gave the Invocation wit] Mrs. Robert Lipscomb presenting th gold trophy to the Qlrl of the Year Tills recognition went to Mrs. EC algginbolhom of Arkadelphln fo ler service to Beta Sigma Phi fo :he past year. Ronnie Fay Etchieson prcsentei .wo special dance numbers at thi; scnil-formal affair. At the bridge-canasta party prize, •ere awarded (o high, second high >w and brldgo for both groups Mrs. Harold Doyle and Mrs. Elwood Deen were hostesses. Yesterday morning, the grouj leid a breakfast at the hotel will •cllow roses in novelty container; being used on the tables. Mrs. John Prattler gave the in •oca lion at the breakfast. The niern Bits of News Mrs. Doris Slaughter Is a patient in Chickasawba Hospital. Pete Stanford Ls in St. Joseph Hospital. He is in Room 318. Mrs. Fannie Alexander, Mrs. Calla May Blake and Mrs. Hazel Shinn were in Osceola last night. They went especially for the baptismal services at First Baptist Church there of four of Mrs. Alexander's grandchildren, Alice Fayc, Thrya Gale, Fannie Jo and Thomas Shoemake. Mrs. O. W. McCutchen will return tonight from a vacation trip to Miami, Fla. She will be accompanied by Mrs. Amby Casner, who is en route to her home in New : York from Miami and will visit; her brother, Jim Roleson, Mrs. : Roleson and son Bucky here for! several days. Thg Boyg c , ub Qf Cnickasaw Mrs. McCutcnen. and Mrs. Cas-j courts was entertanied with a pic- ner will be met in Memphis by Mr.) nic by their director, Dan Wallace, Lt. Holtzclaw Winner of Six-Week Series Lt. Harlod Holtulaw was winner of the six-week series concluded with a seven-table Howell movement Saturday afternoon by Duplicate. Bridge League. He had a percentage of 84.7. Mrs. Jim Roleson won second place with 62 percent and Mrs. T. J. Barnes was third with 56.6 percent. Winning fourth place was Mrs. Prank Qrigsby, who had a percent^ age of 55.23. Mrs. W. D. Chamblln was fifth with 55 percent. In the game Saturday, Mrs. Russell Phillips. Mrs. Chamblln, Mrs. Grigsby and Mrs. Roleson tied for first and second position with 89'/$ points. Mrs. S. E. Tune and Mrs. C. W. Afflick were third with 87'^ points. Thursday night the league will play a masterpoint game and also end the Thursday night six-week series. Chickasow Court Boys Club Entertained and Mrs. Roleson and son. Yesterday the Rolesons were in Wynne to visit her sister. Mrs. Jake Wilt- shier, and Mr. Wiltshier. Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Lunsford spent the weekend in Pine Bluff visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Edwards and family, former Blytheville residents. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Webb and children had as weekend guests his mother, Mrs. Myrtle James, and his sister, Mrs. Henry Wilson, and children of Cape Girardeau. bers attended First Baptist Church nd returned to the hotel for buffet luncheon and the cloning ceremonies. Mrs. Henry Long gave the invocation. At this session, attendance prizes went to Fort Smith and Ben ton representatives and the distance prize to Van Buren. They were presented by Mrs. Foy Etchieson and Mrs. Jimmy Smolhermon. A member of the Benton chapter received the Full Jewel Pin trom Miss Billie Sue Burks and Mrs. Waller gave a farewell address and wns presented a special gift. A Port Smith chapter was recipient of the scrapbook award presented by Mrs. McCaskill. Mrs. J. D. Davis was In charge of the closing ritual with Mrs. Boggs, Mrs. Andrew Moses, Mrs. Robert, Blnylock, Mrs. Ernest McKenzIe and Miss Mallory assisting. Pages for the convention were Jerry Boggs. Ronnie Faye Etchieson, Snrah Miles and Loretta Mnllory. Friday night at the home of his mother. Mrs. A. H. Wallace, on Main Street. Mr. Wallace was assisted in entertaining by his wife and mother along with Mrs. Brown and Mrs. Benny Gentry. Members of the Kirls club at the court were special guests at the picnic. The Boys Club meets each Thursday at which time Mr. Wallace trains them in various sports and has also shown them several educational movies on sports and Navy activities. Dell Sunday School Class Has Barbecue Mrs. T. N. Bennett entertained members of her Sunday School Class of Dell Baptist Church with a barbecue at "her home Saturday evening-. The party was in special compliment to seniors In fhe class and each of these honored members received a gift and miniature diplomas as favors. Following the barbecue members went into the Bennett home lor informal entertainment. Stock was used as floral decorations in the home. Special guests were the Rev. and Mrs. Jesse Holcomb and his broth or. the Rev. Charles Holcomb, and Mrs. Holcomb of Little Rock. Tussy Deodorants ' Reg. $! sizes, Cream or stick, now only Tussy Cream Deodorant. Acid-control formula ends acid-damage to skin and clothes. Stops odor instantly! Checks perspiration moisture at once I Tussy Non-Acid Slitlc Dtodorqnt. Easy to carry...glided on easily...cools...dries it once! WOODS DRUGSTORE ZZl W. M»la Phone 3-450T HOTTSE' Junior llt>:ise jnihioru are nJ:crliicd in I'tigue cm/ llaipcr's Ka:aar nautical V nice see worthy" hip-hugging woven stripe overblouse with embroidered anchor tab detail . . . tops a matching plain all-'round unpressed-pleated full skirt. The tasseled pert pirate cap flys th« matching stripe colors. In wisp-weight Everglaze poplin. Choose blue, pink or yellow with white stripes. Girl Graduates Complimented InOsceola OSCEOLA--Mr«. Ted Woods entertained Saturday morning for three girt graduate*, daughters of friends of Mr. and Mr«. Woods. The honorees were Bettyj Claire Bowies and Claire Virginia Colbert, graduates of Otceola High School and daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Bowles and Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Colbert. The third was Carol Hobbs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Hobbs, who is graduating from Lusanne in Memphis. Items for memory books were the gift corsages tied with ribbons with their names printed in gilt at ntervals. At each guest's place were white napkins with their names printed In gilt to match the ribbons on the honoree's corsages. The guest list included feminine graduates from the two schools. Party foods and ice drinks were served from a table covered by a white cutwork cloth and centered with a frilly straw bonnet filled with garden flowers. Blytheville Visitor Elected DAR President A Cape Girardeau woman, a Bly- thevflle visitor, Is now president general of the 183,000 Daughters of American Revolution. Mrs. Frederic A. Groves was elected 22nd president general in Washington, D. G., Saturday for the first woman west of the Mississippi River ever to hold this office. Mrs. Groves was a guest of Charlevoix Chapter of DAB in Blytheville when It was formed by organizing regent, Mrs. Jamas B. Clark. She is a first cousin of Mrs. Otto Kochtitzky of Columbus. Miss., who lived here-for many years and in whose home she spent much time. The election took two days forc- ng extension of DAR 65th Continental Congress originally scheduled end Friday. Mrs. Groves went into office on the second ballot with her entire slate of officers. Dinner and evening dresses have a floating look this spring. So when you shop, look for drifty chiffon and organdie. Coming Events MONDAY NCO Wives Club meeting at base theater, 7 p.m. TUESDAY Contract Club meeting with Mrs, John Ed Regenoia. Tuesday Canasta Club meets with Mrs. Paul Byrum. Trl-Town Club meets with Mrs Fred Kelly. Tuesday Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. C. M. Smart. Country Club Bridge League meeting. Blytheville Chapter Number 273 of Eastern Star having stated meeting at Masonic Temple, 8 p.m. Yarbro HD Club meeting at clubhouse for potluck luncheon, 11:30 a.m. , Executive board of Blytheville iouncil of Church Women meeting at home of Mrs. Byron Moore, 2508 West Rose, 9:30 a. m. Orpheus Club meeting at home of Mrs. F. L. Eeed, 7:30 p.m. Miss Gloria Ashmore will be co-hostess. WEDNESDAY Lange PTA having final meeting of year, 3 p.m. Executive board will meet at 2:30. Wednesday Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. W. j. Pollard. Club Eight meeting with Mrs. B. B. Stout. Town and Country Club meeting with Mrs. A. O. Hall. TLE Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. Herman Turner. Wednesday Night Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. George Green. Chapter D PEG meeting at home of Mrs. E. F. Still for 1 p.m. luncheon. Mrs. C. S. Stevens will be co-hostess. City Council of Beta Sigma Phi meeting at home of .Mrs. J. D. Davis, 7:30 p.m. for important business session. ~ THURSDAY. Mid-Week Club meeting with Mrs. W. L. Homer. Thursday Club meeting with Mrs. J. E, Dicks. Thursday, Contract Club meets with Mrs. Chester Caldwell. Thursday Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. Raymond Smith. LaNueve Club meeting with Mrs. Coleman Stevens. Chillion Club meeting with Mrs. L. 0. Gill. Kibitzer Club meeting with Mrs. Charles Afflick. Mrs. Charles Armstrong entertaining D-Bly Bridge Club at Razorback. AHrusa Club meeting. Duplicate Bridge League meet- OSCEOLA NEWS By Bettye N*U« Starr Two Osceola visitors were com plimented Thursday when Mrs John B. White entertained » luncheon followed by bridge and canasta honoring her mother, Mrs Joe Shear, of Little Rock, and Mrs Joe Campbell of Spartanburg, S. C. who is vUslting her daughter, Mrs Bill Cromer, and family. Mrs. White Invited the two-tabl At tlie Hospitals BLYTHBVILLE HOSPITAL Dismissed: William Edward Kennedy, Steele Mrs. Joan Cassidy, Huffman Frank Harnish, city Sarah Frances Jones, Coofcer Mrs. Steela Howard, city Mrs. William Edward Simpson and paby, Caruthersvllle Mrs. Veda Howell, Rt. 1, city Jimmy Reed, Cooter CHICKASAWBA HOSPITAL Dismissed: Sadra Kay Wilson, city Mrs. B. H. Shielly, Steele Mrs. Morris Barnett, Fiske, Mo. Mrs, Mable Cox, Chicago Mrs. Riley Watson, city Mrs. John Warren Jr., and baby, city Mrs. Royal Powell and baby, Holland Mrs. A- B. Stinnett, city Mrs. Wesley Hall, city Mr. Leonard Oldham and baby, city. » Betty Blaekmon, city WALLS HOSPITAL Mrs. J. G. Gregory, Rt. 1, city Mrs. Elizabeth Welch, Rt. 1, city Herman Jordan, city , , Mrs. Marion Bates and baby. Steele Mrs. Owen Wallace and baby, Rt. 3, rity Mrs. James Allen, Hornersville Mrs. Dover Douglas, Rt. 4, city ing. Canasta Club meeting with Mrs. Larry Hearn. Community migrant program meeting sponsored by Blytheville Council of Church Women, First Christian Chm-ch, 7:30 p. m. FRIDAY Vendredi Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. Bob Gardner. SATURDAY Duplicate Bridge League meeting." Friday Bridge Club with additional guest* for canasta, They.were Mrs. Roy Wilson of Wilson, Mr*. A. C. Davidson of Unlontown, Ala., MM. Bob Cromer and Mri. C. E. Dean. Mr*. Davidson won high bridg* &core, Mrs. Dean, high score for canasta, and Mrs. Joe Cromer. low. Colorful arrangements of mixed spring blossoms were used in profusion throughout Mrs. White'i country home. Mrs. G. L. WaddeU was hostesi during the past week to her evening bridge club. Mrs. Dixie Caya was a special guest. In the games of bridge high score went to Mrs, Harry Matlock and second high to Mrs. Wallace Hoke. Mrs. Waddell served a salad plate during the evening. Debbie Ann Cisco was honored Friday on her sixth birthday when her mother, Mrs. Charles McFarland, aslced 15 of Debbie's playmates to their home for an afternoon of fun. A tiered birthday cake was the conversation piece for the young guests, who were served ice cream to complete the birthday party. Party favors were given the children during the afternoon. Lloyd Godley was in Washington, D. C., over the weekend. Mrs. John Edrington returned home over the weekend from, Ocala, Fla., where she visited her daughter, Mrs. Earl Futch, Jr., and family. When Mrs. Welby Young was hostess Friday to her bridge club she asked Mrs. Emmett Dunn, Mrs. R. M. Fletcher and Mrs. Jasper Thomason to fill-in for absent members. A dessert course was served followed by bridge in which Mrs. Thomason won high score and Mrs. A W. Bowen won second. Spring flowers decorated Mrs. Young's home on Elizabeth Street. Mrs. Sam Hodges was hostes Friday to her bridge club. Miss June Rhodes was a special guest. In the games of bridge that followed a dessert course, Mrs. Melvin Speck won high score and Mrs. Bob Kendricfc, second. lout uiiNoir IHOI iroJtf mademoiselle' t& t*^V «, T* V> <* M It We'rs showing a galaxy of stars in white, because it's the fashion way to 90 this summer. Music by MUZAK White, White Bark, Patent Ttvt snot trttft

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