The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 25, 1956 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 25, 1956
Page 4
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 1956 Mln MUli* Ann - Society News e Ann Mallory, Society Editor * Phone 3-4461 Outstanding Point for Band Marching Marching was the outstanding point of BlytieviUe High School Band when it attended the state festival in Hot Springs Thursday through Saturday of last week. Even thouch it was the last to go on the field Thursday night due to bus difficulty, it walked off with a superior rating from the judges, ' who also stated that it was the only band on the field that night as far as marching was concerned. . Twenty-one bands appeared that night. Miss Nancy Harris, drum major, also attained a superior rating for her leadership of the BHS band. In the concert the band was not quite up to par and only received a good rating, however, this was considered excellent due to the music the judges selected for them to play in their first Class A attempt. For the concert they presented, "Block M March," by J. H. BIlik; "Allerseelen." by Richard Strauss and "American Jubilee," by Joseph Wagner. Good was the rating for the sight-reading and another superior credit went to the group on inspection. The majorettes were voted good. In the solos and ensemble, Marvin Zellner received excellent for his trumpet work; Phillip Nation, excellent on the drums; Elizabeth Abbott, Sandra Foster and Anice Chandlier, excellent for the flute trio; Jerry Lowe, excellent on the oboe; Nicky Weedman, Pat Sullivan, Kay Henderson and John Stovall, good for the saxophone quartet Approximately 6,000 band students were in Hot Springs for this event with over 1,200 solos and ensembles being heard by judges. Blytheville High School Band was judged by Mr., and Mrs. Pat Arsers of San Antonio, Tex.; George Wilson of Columbia, Mo.; Richard Farrell of Murray. Ky.; Dr. Kenneth Dustman, Springfield, Mo,; .Dr. Hugh Gunderson of Bowling Green, Ky.; Fred Lubranl, Jackson, Tenn.; jimmy Reynolds, Baton Rouge, La.; and Joe Berryman, Itta Bena, Miss. Parents making the trip with the students were Mrs. William Wyatt, E. J. Cure, Mr. and Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe, Mrs. Hayes Sullivan, Mrs. Charlie Brogdon, Mrs. Glenn Ladd, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Kapp, Mrs. Clair Miller, Mrs. Georgia Bailey, Mrs. Cecil Graves, Mrs. Russell Hays and Mrs. C. L. McWaters, Jr. Mrs. Harry Snow, Mrs. Jim Stovall, Robert Lipscomb, band director, and Charles Henderson were official chaperones. The next apeparances the band will malce will be on May 8 at the Public School Music Festival; May 18, when they present their annual spring marching exhibition and concert, and on May 19 at the Memphis Cotton Carnival. At tloe Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: John Everett Bowling, Rt. 1, city Qauvin Daniel Shae, Rt. 1, city Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Kaythe Boone, city Mrs. Eugene Southard, Dell Mrs. Harold Koonce, city Terry Reams, city Mrs. Charles Phillips, city Mrs. J. A. Ford, city Each Item Just A Yard First Christian Women Elect Mrs. Terry Mrs. James Terry will serve as president of Christian Women's Fellowship of First Christian Church for the term 1956-57. She was selected lollowing a report by the nominating committee Monday when the Fellowship held its monthly business and program meeting at the church. Mrs. W. S. Rader will be first vice - president; Mrs. James L. Brooks, second vice-president; Mrs. Jada McGuire, treasurer; Miss Neal Luckett, corresponding secretary, and Mrs. Vernon Strickland, recording secretary. was presented with Mrs. James Rainwater. She was assisted by Mrs. W. R. Overton, Mrs. John Petty, Mrs. Jerry Morgan. Mrs. B. R. Hays and the Rev. James Rainwater. Mrs. Rupert Crafton was worship leader. In the business session a report from the sunshine chairman, Mrs. George Barham, was given and plans were made for a silver tea to be held at the home of Mrs. J. C. Ellis, Jr., on May 10. Proceeds from the tea will be used toward furnishings for the new parsonage. Preceding the general meeting an executive board meeting and luncheon were held. Charity Group was hostess for the luncheon. In the executive session it wss announced that a district workshop will be held at the church here on May 7 beginning at 10 a.m. and that a Fellowship meeting will be held at First Presbyterian Church here on May 4. The group also made plans for the May Breakfast honoring graduates of their church. This affair will be held on May 7 at 7:30 a.m. at Hotel Noble. Concluding the executive board meeting was the discussion of Re- OUB Emphasis Week. Bits of News i IfloMu /- erianat \ Wayne Porter Celebrates Eighth Birthday A party celebrating the eight birthday of Wayne Charles Porter son of Mr., and Mrs. Homer C Porter, was given at his home Mon day morning with 19 present. Fourteen of the guests were class mates from Langc School secom grade with a special guest beins Mrs. Addle Porter, grandmother o Wayne. Each of the children were pre sented balloons and party whistles The girls received novelty lamb and bunnies and the boys novelt. airplanes holding suckers. Party games were played with thi honoree winning first prize, Eliza beth Ann Pardue, second, and Jan na Todd, third. Mrs, Porter served refreshment. of sandwiches, cake, ice cream am iced drinks. Street,' Chicago 6. 111. Don't miss the spring & summer 56 Issue of Basic FASHION, out pattern catalog that contains n va rlety of attractive, up to the mfn ute styles for all size ranges, Send 25 cents now. By Sue Burnett A darling set for the smallest family members that Is the easiest kind of sewing—each item requires Just a yard of fabrlcl No. 8093 Is In sizes 6 mos., 1, 2, 3, 4 years. Size J, dress, 1% yards ol 35-inch; slip, % yard; sunsult, 1 yard. For this pattern, send 35o in COINS, your name, address, size desired, and Die PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Blytheville Courier Newt, 173 W. Qulncy Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission I5c & 35c At All Times The Roxy Theatre is now equipped with Giant Wide Screen • and Cinemascope! WED. & THURS. Cartoon & Selected Short CINEMASCOPE PICTURES COMING TO ROXY: "It's Always Fair Weather" i "Long Gray Line" "Violent Men" "3 For the Show" Pr. and Mrs. W. W. Workman and Dr. Jack Webb have returned from Little Rock where they attended the state medical meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Nail of Oak Ridge, Tenn., former Blytheville residents, announce the birth of a son, Phillip. Mr. Nail was former principal of Blytheville Junior High School. Mr. and Mrs. C. Murray Smart have returned from New Orleans where they visited their son. C. Murray Smart, Jr., a student at Tulane University. They went especially to attend the annual Parents Honor Day was also held at the University on Saturday and at this service Murray received the American Institute of Architect Scholarship medal for being the first ranking student in the School ot Architecture. Mrs. Smith Brackln has had as guests her son. Smith Brackin, Jr., and Charles Halter of Hot Springs. Mr. Brackin attends high school in Hot Springs where he makes his home with his slstor, Mrs. Alberta Hoffman, and family. Mrs. Hoffman, who has been seriously ill In St. Joseph Hospital In Hot Springs, is reported to be improved. Tuesday Card Clubs Conduct Games Tuesday card clubs conducted games yesterday. GIB Bridge Club played at the home of Mrs. Robert McGraw with Mrs. Randal Hawks and Mrs. Johnson Blackwell as guests. Mrs, Hawks won high score, Mrs. Harold Nunn, second high, and Mrs. Elwood Deen, bridge. A desesrt course preceded the games, Mrs. C. M. Smart entertained Tuesday Bridge Club at her home with a dessert-bridge. The dessert was served at individual tables which were centered with small vases filled with garden roses. Mrs. W. C. Higginson and Mrs. Max Reid were high scorers- Mrs. Jerry Edwards and Mrs. David Sloas of PortageviMe were guests when TrI-Town Club met at the home of Mrs. Fred Kelly. Arrangements of tulips, Dutch iris and valley lily accented by snapdragons decorated the Kelly home for the dessert-bridge. Bridge winners were Mrs. Gene Teaford and Mrs. Sloas. Tuesday Canasta Club played at the home of Mrs. E. R. Jackson with Mrs. Sally Freeman as a guest. Game winners were Mrs. Roy Head, first, Mrs. Eddie Burks, second, and Mrs. Freeman, third. The hostess served a salad plate and used spring flowers to decorate her home. provea. Rustic Inn was the meeting place Mrs. Virginia Drew left yesterday for contract Club when Mrs. John on a business trip to Helena and Ed Re g eno id was hostess with a Elaine. f dess^rt-bridce. laine - | dessert-bridge. Misses Jesse Srite and Mabel Ho- j ^p foc - a ] po i gan are In Wfnona, Miss., today to attend funeral services for Miss Ho- ean's brother, Claude Hogan. Dr. Gean Atkinson, Dr. L. L. point in the entertaining room was a cut glass pitcher filled with pink tulips. Individual tables held bowls of pansies. «.. v ^.*.. HV....I.OW.., »^ t . .u. 4j,. Mrs, Charles Moore and Mrs. P. Hubener and Dr. F. E, Utley have D. Foster, Jr., won the bridge . . . returned from Little Rock where they attended the Arkansas State Medical Convention. Marriage Licenses The following couples have obtained marriage licenses from the office of the County Court Clerk, Mrs. Elizabeth Blythe Parker: James Martin and Nina Jean Peterson, both of Blytheville. Charles Brewer, Blytheville, and Aline Lane. Armorel. Aaron Reynolds and Bonnie Lee Simmons, both of Blytheville. games. Esther Circle Has Meeting Esther Circle of Beacon Baptist Church met Monday at the home of Mrs. Hazel Presuell with nine members present. Mrs. Annamo Boone led the opening prayer. Miss Martha Jones, Mrs. Presnell and Mrs. Jackie Quails gave the program on prayer. Closing prayer was by Mrs. Stanley West. " Osceola Visitor Complimented With Party OSCEOLA — One of Uie major social events that occurred in Osceola over the weekend was that of the morning party Saturday given by Mrs. Bill Joe Edrington, In special compliment to Mrs. Robert Hester of New York City who visited her sister, Mrs. Coleman Stevens, during the past week. Mrs. Hester is known professionally as Betty Brewer and appears on television in singing commercials with Nescafe. For the party Saturday, Mrs. Edrington carried out a pink and white theme. The refreshment table was overlaid by a shell-pink cover and centered with an arrangement of white tulips and double spirea. Following the pink and white trend, bouquets of pink and white tulips were used throughout the Edrington home on Brlckey Street. Mrs. Sam Hodges presided at the coffee service. Twenty-five guests were invited to the morning affair. Luncheon Honors Six Girl Friends A luncheon yesterday at the home of Mrs. Eula Rutlege was enjoyed by six former school day friends of Blytheville. Hostesses with Mrs. Rutlege were her sisters, Mrs. Flora Hoeggen of Sylvania, O., and Mrs. Jettie Webb of Blytheville. > Attending the affair were Mrs. Eva Hardin and Mrs. Josie Sudbury of Blytheville and Mrs. Bertha Hardin of Brookland. Ark. This is the first time in several years the six women have been together. Cotillion Club Entertained At Hotel Noble CoUllion Club was entertained in the main dining room of Hotel Noble Saturday night. Twenty invited couples were special guests at the monthly daiice which was preceded by a business meeting. At midnight a buffet supper Was served from a table holding an arrangement of pink dogwood blossoms. Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Lawshe, Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Porter, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Montandon and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Rader were hosts for the party. Mrs. Reed Re-elected by Orpheus Club Mrs. F. L. Reed was re-elected president ot Orpheus Club when 16 members and guests met at her home last night with Miss Gloria Ashmore as co-hostess. Repeating of the Collect opened the meeting after which it was announced that the club has received a 100 percent rating by Federated Music Clubs. In other business it was voted to send Tommy Slayton to Egyptian Music Camp In DuQuoin. 111., .this summer as the club's project. Miss Millie Ann Mallory was elected a new member. , It was also announced that the club's ensemble , will sing at the Woman's Club Musical Tea next month. Mrs. C. G. Redman presented the program by reviewing the two operas which will be presented in Memphis next month. "Tales of Hoffman," by Offenbach and "Toska," by Tuccini. To conclude the program Mrs. Redman played recordings from the two operas for the group. In the social hour the hostesses served refreshments. Coming Events WEDNESDAY 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. Harry W. Haines. 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. O. Gill. Kibitzer Club meeting with Mrs. Charles Afflick. Mrs. Charles Armstrong entertaining D-Bly Bridge club at Razorback. Altrusa Club meeting. Duplicate Bridge League meeting. Canasta Club meeting With Mrs. Larry Hearn. Community migrant program meeting sponsored by Blytheville Council of Church Women, First Christian Church, 7:30 p. m. Mrs. Charles Frank Pitts entertaining members and their husbands of Esther Class of First Baptist Church with a hamburger supper at her home, 800 East Main, 6 p.m. FRIDAY Vendredl Bridge Club meeting AT R. D. HUGHES COMPANY - FINE APPAREL FOR MEN AND BOYS Dobbs. who pioneered the idea of color in men's fine- hats, have again created exclusive new shades to lend cool new color accents to your summer wardrobe. All the new pastel colors are now on display in our windows. $ 10' 00 OTHER DOBBS STRAWS FROM $5 NUNN-BUSHBRIEFWHITES Only the Vamp is White . . . They Stay Clean Longer Genuine white buck is the most attractive of all sports shoe leathers . . . By keeping it brief It stays clean longer, looks smarter. $ 18 95 Edgcrton Shots. From 13.95 the Kenwood Laai MASON DAY WALTER DAY OSCEOLA NEWS By Beltye Nelle Starr Mrs. Jim Hyatt was hostess Thursday to dub 17 at her home. Upon arrival the guests were ushered Into the dining room for a buffet supper. Tulips and Dutch iris, in a silver bowl, centered the dining table and small tables in the living room. In the games of bridge that followed Mrs. Bill Joe Edrington won high score, Mrs. Charles Wigul won second high and bridge was won by Mrs. Sam Hodges. Mrs. L. K. Harwarg was hostess Thursday to her bridge club. Mrs. Harwarg invited her guests for lunch. White tulips centered the dining table where the guests were seated. Colorful arrangements of mixed spring flowers were placed at intervals in the den, where the guests played bridge. Mrs. , Guy Robbios won high score, Mrs. M .S. Nichol, second high. Mrs. Morris Silverfield was a special guest. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Jacobson and daughter, Mrs. Hillman Bobbins, Jr., of Memphis spent Mrs. Jacobson's birthday Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Smith. Mrs. A. P. Williams and Mrs. Dave Silverblat Were In Memphis Sunday to attend the funeral of their cousin. Lt. (jg) Steve Ralph, Jr., Is spending a week with his mother and sister. Lt. Ralph, who has been stationed at Pensacola, is being transferred to Corpus Christ!. Mrs. J. H. Lovewell has been dismissed from Methodist Hospital in Memphis where she underwent surgery. She is now convalescing at her home on East Hale, Avenue. Mrs. Bill Walters and Mrs. Herbert Shippen returned home Monday from a two-week vacation in Washington, New York and Baltimore. Mrs. Walters visited her mother in Washington. Mrs. Shippen visited her daughter, Mrs. Graham Partlow. and family and her cousin, Mrs. Milton Jones, and I family. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Complimented Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Norman wers complimented on their 20th wedding anniversary last night with a dinner at the Rustic Inn. Hosts for the dinner were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Doyle, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Cohen and Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Teague. Flower arrangements for the affair were of asters aad a dozen red Mrs. Phillips, Mrs. Black Bridge Winners Mrs. Russell PhiUihp and Mrs. F. E. Black were first place winners m the five-table Howell movement played last night by Country Club Bridge League. They had a score of 71 >i points. Second place went to Mrs. W. T>. Chamblin and Mrs. C. C. Councille who had a total of 67% points. Harry W. Haines and Mrs. P. D. Foster, Jr., were third with 60 points. with Mrs. Bob Gardner. Blytheville Home Demonstration Club meeting at home of Mrs. W. E. Crowder, 2 pin. roses along with a chartreuse cym- bedium orchid corsage were presented to Mrs. Norman. She wore for the party a white dinner gown accented by a side bow of heavenly blue. Mrs. Kelly Prog ram Leader AtDell'WSCS Mrs. Fred Kelly was program leader Monday night when Dell Women's Society of Christian Service met at the church. The program she gave was entitled,"What Pracyrs Mean to Us." She also continued the study on the "Five Great Classics," using an her topic, "The Invasion of Christ." In the business session three women were appointed to assist Mri. Freeman Robinson of Blythevllla with the migranj; program. They were Mrs. Charles Kennett, MM. Kelly and Mrs. Jerry Edwards. Mrs. J. R. Gill gave the dismissal prayer after which the group adjourned to Fellowship Hall for refreshments with Mrs. Don Black- rnon and Mrs. Gladys Gill as ho>- tesses. Cinemascope at Its Best With Stereophonic Sound! Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for Ritz ft 8017 Program Announcement* LAST TIMES TODAY A THRILLER with a difference!. y TECHNICOLOR EDMUNDGWENN • JOHN FORSVTHE • SHIHIJEY MsdJUNE DuKt^ by ALFRED HITCHCOCK • I™.P!M * Km WCHMt HAm J& kudc*u. 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