The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 15, 1955 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, January 15, 1955
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, JANUARY 15, 19S5 - Society News - i Ann Mallorv. SocJetv Edit™ / Phoni Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Miss Rosemary Monaghan In Engagement of Social Interest, Miss Monaghan to Wed E. B. Gee In an early spring wedding and one of wide social interest, Miss-Rosemary Monaghan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Andrew Monaghan, Jr., will become the bride of Everett Bearce Gee, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Bearce Gee. Mils Monaghan is the granddaughter of Matthew Andrew Monaghan and the late Mrs. Monaghan oi Memphis and Mrs. Adolphus Eli- eha Chapman- and the late Rev. Chapman of St. Louis: A graduate of Blytheville High School, the bride-elect was a member of the National Honor Socitey, Beta and Bed Pepper Clubs and a cheer leader. She also atended the University of Arkansas where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta social sorority, Arkansas Booster Club and the University Mixed Chorus. The bride elect is now a member of Lange Elementary School faculty. Mr. Oee is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas Gee of Parma. Mo., and.Mrs. Tom Hunter of Phoenix, Ariz., and the late Tom Hunter of Gunnison, Miss. He w'as graduated from Blytheville High School whera he served as president of Beta Club and was a member of the football squad. While in high school he served as president of the Arkansas State Bet Club. Graduating from the University of Arkansas, he served as president of Kappa Sigma social fraternity and was a member of Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity and the golf team. " He is now a member of the Memphis Revelers and is soon to begin a tour of active duty wih the Air Force reserves. Upon completion of service, he will be associated with hk father in farming and ginning interests in Blytheville and Southeast Missouri. OSCEOLA NEWS By Bettye Nelle Starr Mr. and Mrs. Ed Whiteside left | Mrs. Konth Harwnrg. Mr. and Mrs. \Vednesday for Russellville where they will make their home. Mrs. Hyman Weinberg was hostess to her bridge club Thursday afternoon. All members were present. Mrs. Weinberg served a dessert course. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Rogers, Sr., and daughter, Miss Betty Rogers, were .guest of Arthur Rogers, Jr., and Mrs. Rogers the first of the week. Miss Rogers, a missionary In the Philippine Islands, Is returning to be gone for five years. She had previously filled a three- year service in the Islands. Mrs. J. E .Harrison, Mrs. Carl Anderson and Mrs. Jimmy Hart were special guests Tuesday night when Mrs. Wish Fletcher entertained her bridge club. A salad plate was served at the party. Mrs. Charles Wygul invited Mrs. Mitchell Moore and Mrs. Billy Chiles to be her special guests Wednesday night when she was Wallace Hoke, Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Young, Mr, and Mrs. Charles Bowles, Dr.' and Mrs. Joe Hughes, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Elias and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Martin. At eight o'clock an election of new officers was conducted. Mrs. Basil Segraves. Sr., who is leaving Monday to make her home with her daughter. Mrs. Wayne Gillman, and family in Con way, was complimented with a farewell party Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Alma Morrison and Miss Julia Mae Morrison. The evening was spent informally. Mrs. Hiram Alexander entertained her canasta club at her home Thursday afternoon. A dessert course was served. All members were present. Mrs. V. C. Colbert entertained members of the Widows Pitch Club with a buffet supper Thursday night at her home on West Semmes Avenue. The dining table hostess to her bridge club. Mrs. | carried out a queen and red col- Wygul served a dessert plate. Prank Williams flew to Las .Vegas this week on business. He will return home over the weekend. Mr. Williams recently bought an interest in the famed Last Frontier Hotel in the resort city. Mrs. P. J. Semmes hfl.s been discharged from Osceola Memorial Hospital and is now at her home on East Johnson Avenue. or scheme. All members were present. Mr.- and Mrs. Ralph Brown of Starkville, Miss., have returned home after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Tim Bowles. Mr. Brown is an assistant coach at Mississippi State. Mrs. Godfrey White was hostess to Chapter O, PEO at her country i home Wednesday afternoon. Miss Cora Hogon is a patient in i Thoste from Osceola attending Osceola Hospital. Dr. Barney Russell of Magnolia was a guest this week in the home of Dr. and Mrs, Joe Hughes. Coach Bill Bcall and Wade Rogers drove to Houston, Tex., Thursday on business and will return home Sunday. Mrs. Bob .Glllespie was hostess to her canasta club with a luncheon on Thursday at the Seminole Club. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Colbert en- tertainew with a dinner party flt their home Tuesday night. Following dinner the couples played canasta. Mrs. Guy Driver was hostess tq the Town and Country Cannsta Club at her country home Thursday. Mrs. 0, E. Massenglll and Mrs. Jack Uzzclle were additional guests. The guests came at one o'clock for luncheon. The dining table, overlaid by a nile green cloth, was centered with an arrangement of pink gladioli. . Club 3fl mat for Us regular monthly dance Thursday night at the Seminole Club, Mr, and Mrs. Hiram Alexander were special guests. Hosts for the 1 , affair were Mr. and MM. Fred W. Smith, Mr. and the funeral services of Bcnnie Mrs. Nunn Entertains Witb Bridge-Luncheon Mrs. Marvin Nunn, Jr., entertained La Finesse Club with a bridge-luncheon at the home of her mother, Mrs. H. G. Partlow, yesterday. White pom-poms and fern in budvases centered individual tables from which a two course luncheon was served. Mrs. Newton Whitis, Mrs. Mason Day, Mrs. Bill Rader and Mrs. Grady Magee were special guests of the club. Bridge winners were Mrs. Whitis. high, and Mrs. W. M. Jontz, sec ond high and bridge. Iced drinks were served by the hostess during the afternoon ot bridge. I Bits of News J Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Logan are in Jonesboro to attend the funeral services of D. J. Heard. Harry Farr and Alan Berry left this morning for Daytona and Miami Beach. Fla., where they will spend a two-week vacation. Capt. and Mrs. W, H. Morris, Jr., of Dacahau, Germany, announce the birth of a daughter, Dec. 22. They baby has been named Debra Jane. Mrs. Horns is the former Gloria Martin. Capt. and Mrs. Morris have three other children. Herbert Joyner, who is employed in Louisiana, Mo., is spending the weekend here with his family. E. H. Brown is spending the weekend in Searcy with his mother, Mrs. Ada Brown. Jim Bedwell is spending the weekend in Memphis with his .parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Bedwell. Mr. and Mrs. George Ford, Jr., announce the birth of a son Wednesday at Chickasawba Hospital. The baby who has a brother, Clay, has been named Eugene Rivers. Mr. and Mrs. Bob McCoy announce the birth of their first child, a son, Thursday at Chickasawba Hosptal. The baby has been named Robert Davis. Mrs. McCoy is the former Alice Dawn Priest, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Priest. Miss Gene Logan of Toledo, ,O., who has been the guest of Mr, and Mrs. Theodore Logan for the past several weeks, has returned to her home. Mrs. Starling Bunch, who has been a patient in •» Blytheville Hospital, is now at her home. If you have heavy legs, avoid stockings with clocks and fancy lace insets. §7iE—ctontTTvear seamless hose, for the seam, when it's straight, makes the leg seem slimmer. in March. Miss Virginia Florida invited a group Thursday to join her at her home for an afternoon of canasta. Apple pie a-la-mode and coffee were served preceding the canasta games. Mrs. Bettye Nelle Starr was high score winner, Mrs. Elbert Leisure was hostess to her bridge club Friday afternoon. Mrs. Leisure served upon a rrival of her guests. AH members were present. Chris Tompkins, Sr., of Burdette is a patient in Osceola Memorial Hospital. No visitors are requested. Mrs. Harold Ohlendorf was hostess to her bridge club Friday afternoon. A dessert course was served during the afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. John Thweatt and daughter, Sandra, of Luxora visited recently in Longview, Tex. They visited Mrs, Ed Lucas and family, a sister of Mr. Thweatt. Two South Mississippi County students at Arkansas State College in Jonesboro were named as runners up in the ROTC poll for the best drilled students attending the college. They were Dowel] Harlan, a freshman of Osceola, and Buddy Felts, sophomore of Joiner. Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Jones have returned from Houston, Tex. Mrs Jones visited a daughter in Los Angeles. Calif., for two months, later going to Houston to visit another daughter. Mrs. Jones received an injury while in Houston compelling her to remain there for two months. Mr. Jones drove to Houston to spend Christmas with his family and to return Mrs, Jones home, Mrs. Charlie Hale has been re- Bluesteln in Memphis Tuesday movod ' from Osceola Memoria were the Louie Lnpides family (Mrs Lapldes is a slstfir of Mr. Bluestein), . Joe Applebflum, Ralph Wilson, Koath Harwarg, Hyman Weinberg and Abe Llverant of Luxora. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Scurlock were honored on their 45th wedding anniversary Sunday evening at a fellowship meeting at First Christian Church. There .were 50 friends who came to help Mr. and Mrs. Scurlock celebrate. Sharing honors with Mr. and Mrs. Scurlock was Dr. Eltlon Fairley who was celebrating a •feMhday. On the refreshment table was a wedding cake topped with R bride mid groom with "48" outlined ntop the top tier. Flanking the cake were red cnrnations and burning tapers. A birthday cake for Dr. Fatrley was decorated with birthday cnndlcs. Mrs, P. D. Johnson, president of the Women of the Presbyterian Church, attended a luncheon at the home of Mrs. Vcrnon Thompson fn Jonesboro the past week. Plans were mode at the luncheon fer tin district meeting to be held two weeks. Hospital to the home of her sister, Mrs. J. H. Lovewell. Mrs.. T .F. Hudson of Luxora underwent surgery Tuesday at Baptist Hospital, Memphis. Billy Frazler was named president of Club 36 when the . club held its election Wednesday night, Fred Smith, vice-president, and Mrs. Bill Thomas, secretary and treasurer, are other officers. The club held its regular monthly dance prior to the election. The affair was held at the Seminole Club. Mrs, J. H. Hook and hor daughter, Mrs. Horace Moore, ar« in Hot Springs attending the State DAR convention. Mrs, William Nichols underwent surgery Wednesday at Baptist Hospital, Memphis. Her condition is sntlsfiictory, according to members of her family. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Cromer arc in Unlontown, Ala., for a visit with Mr, and Mrs. Andrew Crom- cr. The group will leave Uniontown after several days and go to the winter home of Mr, and Mrs, Andrew Cromer in Gulf Shore*. Ala. They expect to be gono for ENGAGED — In a ceremony to be solemnized March 5 at the Church of Christ Miss June Carolyn Freeman will become the bride of Billy Shelton. Miss Freeman to Become Bride Of Billy Shelton in March Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Freeman today announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Miss June Carolyn Freeman, to Billy Shelton, son of Bonard Shelton and the late Mrs. Shelton. Coming Events ' SATURDAY Cotillion Club meets In Plantation Room of Hotel Noble, 9 p.m. Hosts are Mr. and Mrs. Melvki Halsell, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Day, Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Huffman, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cuadra, Mr. and Mrs. Worth Holder and Mr. and Mrs. R. E, Green. MONDAY Methodist, church WSCS Circles meet. Circle One,, Mrs. E. A. Porter. Circle Two, Mrs. J. Mell Brooks. Circle Three, Mrs. George Roland Green. Circle Four, Mrs. B. A. Lynch. Circle Five, Mrs. S. E. Dunkley. Circle Six, Mrs. Max Reid anil Circle Seven, Mrs. Rudolph Bitter. Night Unit of St. Stephen's pis- copal Church meets at the Parish House, 8 p.m. Mrs. Thurman Rowlett, Jr., is hostess. Presbyterian Church Circles meet. Circle One, Mrs. J. E. Dicks, 1 p.m. luncheon. Circle Two. Mrs Johnny White, 2:30 P.m. Circle Three. Mrs. E. P. Borum, 2:30 p.m. Circle Four. Mrs. Bob Logan, 1pm luncheon. Circle Five, Mrs. Spencer Alexander, 8 p.m. Circle Six, Mrs. Mason Day. Jr., 8 p.m. anr: Circle seven, Mrs. B. A. Bugg, 8 p.m. Baptist Church Circles meet. Circle One, Mrs. Randall Hav.ks. Circle Two, Mrs. Mable Lunsford Circle Three, Mrs. Tom Jackson. Circle Four, Mrs. Alvin Huffman, Sr. Circle Five, Mrs. Hiley Adams. Circle Six, Mrs. E. B. Woodson. Circle Seven, Mrs. E. L. Hale. Trinity Baptist Church Circles meet. Miss Freeman attended Blytheville High School and is now employed by Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. A graduate of Blytheville High School, Mr. Shelton is now employed by the First National Bank. The wedding will be solemnized March 5, at the Church of Christ. Country Club Bridge League meets. Junior High PTA meets at 3 p.m. preceded by executive board meeting. 2:30 p.m. Tuesday Bridge Club meets with Mrs. Max Reid. • Mrs. Russell H. Farr entertains Tri-Town Club. NN Bridge Club meets with Miss Betty Aim Harber. La Petite Club meets with Mrs. J. F. Montandon. Mrs. Utho Barnes entertains CIB Bridge Club. WEDNESDAY NOW Club meets with Mrs. Herbert Graham with Mrs. Charles Crews hostess, 7:30 p.m. Mrs. William Lambert entertains TLE Bridge Club. Wednesday Bridge Club meets with Mrs. L. E. Old. Mrs. J. C. Ellis entertains Town and Country Club. THURSDAY Lottie Moon YWA meets with Mrs. C. S. Birmingham. Mrs. R. E. Green entertains La Nueve Bridge Club. Mrs. E. J. Cure entertains Midweek Club. Chillion Club meets with Mrs. Sally Freeman. Mrs. Tom Little, Jr., entertains GEO Club. Duplicate Bridge League meets. FRIDAY Chapter N PEO Sisterhood meets with Mrs. J. W. Adams with Mrs. Day Circle meet at church for j R. A. Nelson, co-hostess for 1 p.m. Royal Service Program, 2 p.m. . luncheon. Mildred Matthew Circle meets Vendredi Bridge Club meets with with Mrs. Cletus Hudson, 7:30 p.m i Mrs. Bill Slack. Marion Cook Circle meets . With I Mrs. Lloyd Whittaker entertains Mrs. Lois Gestring. 7:30 p.m. TUESDAY Annie Armstrong Circle r with Mrs. Grace Caldwell. Friday Contract Club. Friday Club meets with Mrs. S. K. Tune. Mrs. Everett Peterson entertains Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for Riti & Roxy Program Announcements SATURDAY ONLY Double Feature SltfELLIOTT Bitter PLUS CARTOON SUNDAY and MONDAY mum Kim NOiK * _ COUMM •SttMk fic 'w !• «kni.ri»i.'GFOME AXELRP1 • f»t-",fR[0 KOtWW • tawirMARK ROBSON PARAMOUNT NEWS & SELECTED SHORTS Lottie Moon YWA Has Meeting In Sawyer Home Lotie Moon Young Woman's Auxiliary of Trinity Baptist Church met at he home of Barbara Sawyer Thursday night with 20 members and five visitors present. Repeating the watchword opened ;he meeting followed with prayer by Patsy Henson. Clara Sue Ray was in charge of the business. Mrs. Howard Caldweli taught the mission study and Betty Crocker dismissed the group with prayer. Plans Made for State Convention WbenEttiottFletcber Chapter Meets Elliott Fletcher Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy met at the Razorback Thursday. Hceteuet were Mrs. Love B. dent, will' meet with represenU- Adams, Mrs. James B. Calrk, Mrs. Loy Welch, Mrs. George Roland Green and Mrs. Marcus Ev.rard. There were 16 members and one visitor, Mrs. Earl Koontz, present A two-course luncheon was served from a T-shape table on which pots of red begonias were placed. Mrs. Dean Atkinson presided over the business session when plans, were made for the Arkansas Division ot United Daughters of Confederacy convention which will be held in Blytheville in the spring. The Blytheville, Osceol» and West Memphis Chapters wll be host. It was announced that Mrs. A. E. Slusser of Hope, division presi7 Mrs. Tomlinson. Winner at Vendredi Club Mrs. David Miles and Miss Betty Ann Harber were guests last night when Mrs. Dick Shanks entertained the Vendredi Bridge Club. In .the bridge games, winners were Mrs. Sanford Tomlinson, high, Miss Harber, second high, and Mrs. Bob Metcalfe, bridgo. A dessert course preceded the games. La Finesse Club. SATURDAY Duplicate Bridge League meets. Country Club Dance honoring officers and board members. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times LAST TIMES TODAY Double Feature THE THRILLS ARE REAL! ROBERT C.RUARKS AFRICA ADVENTURE TPATHECOLOR «Vc AND— ,\^_ NEW WARNER SENSATION! GRIMI WAVE ™. ...... CM* WSJ? „,.„««» *IOIH not i StnMoti [AM ftsi HOKT ti )GM Serial "Batman" No. 12 And Cartoon SUN., & MON. Double Feature •RUB MORGUE 'Ml • 1 Ml! DSfllf »»»JK ifi' Am • to* mm • ma KM • sir* win .c.tiN..... •. HMOID «oron M umt» wtn • «WY YlANllt ' Wm IllTil • UCfflltOVM —AND— NiTftltpW- METRO NEWS Al Trusa Club Conducts Meeting AI Trusa Club met at Hotel Noble Thursday night for a business meeting with 12 members present. An executive board meeting preceded the dinner. Mrs. Clara Martin presided. tives from ttie entertaining chapters. In other business, the yearbooks were presented by the committee consisting of Mrs. W. D. Cobb, Mrs. C. L. Moore and Mrs. Henderson Hall. Mrs. Moore was in charge of the program and Mrs. Cobb read the peem, "Annabel! Lee." Mrs. Moore presented "Maryland, My Maryland." Ihrysanthemums Decorate Home Of Mrs. Taylor yellow, purple and whit* chrysanthemums were used in the entertaining rooms of the home of Mrs. Jesse Taylor yesterday when she entertained the Friday Contraci Club. Bridge winners were Mrs. Q. O. Poetz, high. Mrs. C. W. Garrigan, second high, and Mrs. Loy Welch, bridgo. A dessert course was served by the hostess preceding the bridge games. Junior High Set Entertained AtCountryClub Linda Kay Saliba, daughter ot Mr and Mrs. Fred S. Saliba, and Leroy Huddleslon. Jr., son of Mr. mid Mrs. Leroy Hiitldleston. entertained with n party at the Counter Club last night (or 60 membori ot the junior high set. The opening was spent In nano- inc and square dancing. Mrs. Lillian Franks called the squari dances. punch and party foods were served throughout the evening by Misses Martha Huddleston and Amelia Saliba. Out-ot-town guests were Skipper George and Wallace Colbert of Os- Chaperones other than host parents were Mr. and Mrs. Rene George and Mr. and Mri. James StaretL Mrs. Long Entertains Friday Club Members of the Friday Olub met at the home of Mrs. Toby Long yw- terday for a dessert-bridge. Mrs. S. E. Tune won high in the bridge games, Mrs. E. A. Logan, won second high, and MM. Oscar Fendler won bridge. At Tbe Hospitals AT THE HOSPITALS Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Starling Bunch, City THEATRE OB W» MB Hi I In BtythcvHto Phone 8-48*1 Weekdays Show Starts 7:00 p.m., Sat., & SMI. 1:M p.m. SATU RDAY Double Feature _AND- , &.PASO STAMPEVE Also Cartoon & Serial SATURDAY OWL SHOW 11:30 p.m. A!so Cartoon & Serial SUNDAY and MONDAY Double Feature M-G-M prints in M of by TECHNICOLOR "RHAPSODY ELIZABETH TAYLOR VITTORIO GASSMAN JOHN ERICSON- LOUIS CALHERN ALSO CAKTOON

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