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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1955 - Society News - .Ann Mallm-v Snpiorv Rriitnr * PhOlK Miu Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Coffee, Tea and Bridge Party Continue Events for Miss Keim Wearing a white knit dress with nayy accessories and a green cymbedium orchid Miss Margaret Keim greeted guests at the door of Mrs. W. T. Harriett yesterday morning when Mrs. Barnett entertained with a coffee in her honor. The receiving line was composed of Miss Keim, Mrs. Emmett Keim, the honoree's mother, Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe, the bride-groom elect's mother, Mrs. Barnett and Mrs. W. S. Johnston, the co-hostess. Mrs. George Lee and Mrs. Robert Heid were seated at the 'silver services at the dining _.tablc. Others assisting were Mrs. J. W. Meyer, Mrs. Paul Pryor and Mrs. V. O. Miller. The table was overlaid with an Italian outwork cloth and centered with an arrangement of DuMh iris, snapdragons and acacia. On the server was a branched silver candelabra holding glowing white tapers and pink and orchid asters and pink tulips were used in the living room where the guests were seated. Mrs. W. T. Holcomb of Water Valley, Miss., was the only out-of- town guest. The hostesses presented the honoree China in her chosen pattern. Tea Given A tea was given at the Woman's Club yesterday afternoon by Mrs. Albert Taylcr, Mrs. P. E. Scott, Mrs. Ben Harpole, Mrs. William Rader and Mrs. J. D. Davis, to compliment Miss Keim, bride elect of J. Cecil Lowe. As guests entered the entertaining room they saw Miss Keim seated at the table where her gifte were displayed. She nvas wearing a blue silk shantung Dior fashion. This dress featured a low scooped neckline and a billowing skirt over several petticoats. She was presented a white carnation corsage backed with yellow stems, maline and tied with yellow safcin and a silver serving tray by her hostesses. Tea was served from a table overlaid with a white ruffled organdy cloth over white satin. This was looped with yellow satin and caught at fehe corners with large satin bows. Centering the table was a spring arrangement of white stocks, snapdragons and acadia. Planking this were white tapers in silver candelabra. On the mantle was a miniature altar before which stood the min- inature bride and groom. A miniature bride and yellow tapers in a 54. New Sister Act By Sue Burnett Picture - pretty look-alike frocks fcr spring. Pattern No. 8081 is in sizes 11, 12, 13, 14; 16, !8. 20. Size 12, no sleeve, 4', yards of 35-inch; 14 yards contrast. Pattern No. 8082 is in sizes 3. 4. 6, 6,, 7, 8 years. Size 4, no sleeve, 1 7S yards of 35-inch; % yard contrast. Two patterns. For these patterns, send 35c for EACH, in COINS, your name, address ,sizes, desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Courier News, 372 W. Quincy Street, Chicago 6, Illinois. aBsic FASHION, sprin sand summer, '55 is an exciting, easy to follow guide for every woman who sews. Be sure to send for your copy today. 25 cents. branched candelabra were used on the piano where Jerry Lowe presented musical selections throughout the afternoon. Mrs. Keim greeted her guests wearing a sheath black crepe dress featuring a scooped satin neckline trimmed with rhinestones and Mrs. Lowe wore a navy blue sheath dress with scooped neckline. They were also presented white carnations backed with yellow stems and tied with yellow satin bows. . Those presiding at the table were Mrs. John McHaney, Mrs. J. C. Ellis, Mrs. Rupert Crafton and Mrs. James Terry. Mrs. Bob Walden entertained with a four-table dessert-bridge at her home last night for Miss Keim. Yellow daisies were used throughout the entertaining rooms. Mi's. Keim and Mrs. M. T. Moon were guests of the group. The hostess presented the honoree .with monogrammed linens. Miss Keim wore a Jonathan Logan original spring; print of Dupioni silk. It featured a fitted bodice and full skirt. Mrs. Lowe won high in the bride games, Miss Betty Nell Holland won second high and Miss Ramona Crafton Won bridgo. Novelty China dishes were the prizes which were later presented the bride-elect.- Mrs. Lutes Honored by Birthday Club Young Matron's Birthday Club met at the home of Mrs. Preston Goff last night for a potluck dinner. Centering the dining table was a Valentine Birthday cake for Mrs. Clyde Lutes, who was guest of honor. Following dinner the remainder of the evening was spent informally and Mrs. Lutes was presented a gift from the group. MlHett Goodness Isn't Interesting Is Youth Attitude "It's difficult to go on makiiij good women interesting. ' ' Those are the words Greer Garson used in explaining why she is going to switch from the good-woman roles, such as Mrs. M i n i v er, which have made her famous, to portraying shady Indies on the screen. Greer Garson isn't tne nrst actress who has decided that it is too difficult to make good women interesting and has demanded to play bad-women roles. It is a pity to see one after another actress of mature charm take that adolescent attitude. But perhaps we shouldn't blame them too much. The responsibility for their decision is shared by oth- s.' Writers today don't do good women justice. They have discovered that a heroine without morals sells a lot more books than a heroine who is a good woman. They have also discovered that we, the reading and viewing public. go for the book with the sexy title and jacket and the movie, stage or television play about a woman whose morals aren't all they should be. So instead of struggling to make good women interesting, they take the easy way out by writing Dest sellers and smash-hit movies and jjlays about shady ladies. They give the money-paying public what it seems to want instead of offering something more inspiring but harder to sell. There is another thing the writers are up against. The American people today are quick to brand as "corny" any kind of art that glorifies the homely virtues. We confuse realism with cheapness and filth, and think we are being sophisticated when we do so. If it is difficult for an actress to make good women interesting that is a reflection not only on the maturity of the actress but on the maturity of writers and the audience that both the writers and actresses aim to please. Bits of News ffloA tly f^erA onat Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bradley and children returned last night from St. Louis where they were called due to the death of her father, John Kahlhorn, Mrs. Cary Sullivan had as her guests yesterday her brother, C. B. Hogan, and Mrs. Hogan of Atlanta. Ga. This was the first time in nineteen years that Mrs. Sullivan had seen her brother. Mr. atfd Mrs. Grover Canada spent yesterday in Memphis. Mrs. J. N. Kimes and son of Tampa, Pla., who have been the guests of Mrs. Sally Kimes. have left for Ulm, Ark., to visit Mrs. Kimes' father. M/Sgt. Kimes is now serving in Africa. Mrs. Charles Newcomb has as her guest, Mrs. Olethia Gebert, of St. Louis. Mrs. Gebert is enroute home from Houston, Tex., where she had been visiting her children. Miss Betty Lee Garrott has returned to Mississippi State College for Women to resume her studies after spending the semester holidays here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Garrott. J. Cecil Lowe was in Millington yesterday to visit his mother who is ill. S/Sgt. Bradley Phillips has received his discharge after a two- year tour of duty in Korea with the armed forces and is now at his home in Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs. Waiter RosenthaJ are in St. Louis on business. Mrs. Jessie C. Roberson of Blytheville was the weekend guest of Mr. and Mrs. James Florida of Osceola. Ben W. Harpole is in Lubbock, Tex., on business. Mrs. A. H. Webb returned yesterday from Memphis where she has spent the past several days. She was accompanied home by Mrs. Carmen Johnson and daughters who will spend the remainder of the week here. Jimmy Lowe, a student in the medical school at Washington University, St. Louis, was the overnight guest of his parents! He came especially to return Miss Margaret Keim and Mrs. Emmett Keim to their home in Belleville, 111. Mr. and Mrs. L. O. Gill had as their weekend guests, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Kirk and grandson and Mrs. Ethel Pate of pyersburg, Tenn., and Mr. and Mrs. John Stewart of Dayton, O. Mrs. G. E. Caudel of Covington, Tenn., is the guest of her sister, Mrs, W. Leonard Smith, and Mr. Smith. Dan Blodgett, who has been a patient in Campbell's Clinic for the past several weeks, is now at his home. Mr. and Mrs. William H. Wyatt and children have moved into their new home at 800 West Main. Bobby Cullison underwent an emergency appendectomy at Chickasawba Hospital yesterday. His condition is reported to be satisfactory. Miss Peggy Allison underwent surgery at Baptist Hospital in Memphis this morning. Her mother. Mrs. Olan Allison, is with her. She is in Room 423. Miss Holt, Bob Farmer Engaged Mr. and Mrs. Herman Holt of Manila announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter. Sue, U> Bob Farmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cly Farmer, of Manila. Miss Holt graduated from Manila High School and will gradual* from Blue Mountain College this year where she is a member of the Modenian Literary Society, President's Club, home economics and math clubs. Mr. Farmer graduated from Manila High school and served two years with the Navy. He is now associated with his father in business. Calvary Circles Have Royal Service Program Circles Three and Four of Calvary-Baptist Church met at the church last night for a Royal Service program on "El Camo," Mrs. Mark Anderson opened the meeting with prayer and those taking parts on the program were Mrs. H. J. Fondren. Mrs. Raymond Bomar. Mrs. J. H. Melton, Mrs. Noel Short, Miss Bonnie Webb, Miss Lucinda Cole. Mrs. J, C. Webb, Mrs. Janie Boss and Miss Ellen Moore. Mrs. Ross dismissed the group with prayer. Coming Events WEDNESDAY Family covered-dish supper at the Presbyterian Church, 6:45. Primary and Intermediate Sunday School Children of the church will ireseht program on World Missions. THURSDAY Deborah Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church meets v/ith Mrs. W. J. Rodgers for potluck supper, 6:30 p,m. Homemakers Class of First Baptist Church meets at church, 7 p.m. Lottie Moon YWA meets with Miss Betty Crocker. 7:30 p. in. Duplicate Bridge League meets. Mrs. J. M Williams, Jr., entertains Kibitzer Club. Chillion Club meets with Mrs. Mary Hatfield. . Mrs. Melvin Halsell entertains La Nueve Club. FRIDAY Dorcas Sunday School Class of Fir.st Baptist Church meets at church, 2 p.m. Vcndredi Bridge Club meets with Mrs. George Anderson. Mrs. Farris McCalla entertains Friday Club. Chapter N, PEO Sisterhood meets with Mrs. Charles Crigger, Jr., 2 p. m. SATURDAY Duplicate Bridge League meets. CLEANER! FASTER! MORE ECONOMICAL! 1 Day Service on laundry picked up! 2 Hour Service on laundry brought in! (Includes wash shirts and -punts finished when requested.) Also 1 day Dry Cleaning Strvfce Pillows that can be washed, cover, insides and all. right in the machine are good gets for college girls with little time. flelievi suffering fist, effectively with VEKS-, Radiant Class Has Election Of Officers Radiant Class of Trinity Baptist Church met at the home of Mrs. Lois-Gestring last night for election of officers. Elected were Patsy Gentry, president; Sherold Williams, vice- president. Melba Jones, Linda Kettinger and Betty Cananess, group leaders; Fran Carter, secretary and reported. SheroJd Williams dismissed the group withj prayer. BREEZY-Shapely Elaine Doming prances on a sea wall as an ocean breeze catches her fiaucly bandanna. She was enjoying .the pleasant weather at Miami Beach, Fla. Miss Sue Holt Canasta Club Has Meeting In Gill Home Members of Tuesday Canasta were entertained yesterday when Mrs. L. O. Gill ,was hostess. She had as her guest Mrs. Sally Freeman. Mrs. Mike Meroney, Mrs. Ernest Jackson and Mrs. O. O. Elkins were winners in the games. The hostess served refreshments at the conclusion of the games. Mrs. White Suest of • Bridge Club Mrs. Jesse White was a . guest yesterday when Mrs. J. F. Montandon was hostess to the La Petite Club. Bridge winners were Mrs. f. E. Utley, high and bridgo, and Mrs. Arthur Vance, second high. Refreshments were served during the afternoon by the hostess. Mrs. Regenold Entertains Tuesday Club Tuesday Bridge Club met at the home of Mrs. E. M. Regenold for it's regular meeting. Mrs. Gean Atkinson, a guest of the group, won high and Mrs. Max Reid won second high. A dessert course preceded the games. CIB Bridge Club Conducts Game Miss Jettye Claire Huffman entertained members of the CIB bridge Club with a dessert-bridge at her home yesterday. Mrs. Johnson Blackwell, who was a guest of the group, won high in the games and Mrs. W. H. O'Keefe won second high. Bridgo was awarded Mrs. Elmwood Dean. Marriage Liemses The following couples have ob- ta med marriage licenses from the office of the County Clerk, Mrs. Elizabeth Clyth Parker: Luther Archer, Blytheville, and Geneva Richards, Luxora; Billy J. Porter Bnd Geneva Lee, both of Blytheville; Bruce Rollins, Manila, and Mrs. Irene Phillips, Manila; Billy Fae Garner and Peggy Lynn Young, both of Blythevile; Eugene Dobbins, Flint, Michigan, and im- ogene Evans. Manila; Jack Bently Elliot and Mary Elena Noe, both of Blytheville. Mrs. Gee, Mrs. Jenkins Bridge Winners Mrs. E. B. Qee and Mrs. Eugenia Jenkins with 68 points were the winners in the live-table Howell movement played last night by the Country Club Bridge League. In second place were Mrs. C. C. Counclll* and Mrs. Prank Grigsby with 63 points and Bernard Gooch and Mrs. H. C. Sims were in third place with 56 points. Lone Oak HD Club Has Meeting In Davis Home Lone Oak Home Demonstration Club met at the home of Mrs, R. E. Davis yesterday with six members present. Mrs. O. M. Mitchell presided over the meeting and Mrs. Tom Britton gave the devotional. The eye-opener was a Japanese plaque shown by Mrs. Davis. A demonstration on con-tack material was given by Mrs. Forrest Moore and secret, pals exchanged gifts. A donation was sent to the March of Dimes by the group. In the social hour, refreshments were served and the group was dismissed by repeating^ the Lord's Prayer in unison. She's Also Nice to Hug By ALICIA HART NEA Beauty Editor One child (now grown) recalls a high point of the holidays was a wonderful grandmother's visit. She came in the door in a rush of winter-cold fur. Her hug meant the smooth cold feel of the fur, the crunch of exciting packages ana a defp breath of rich perfume, always the same scent. These pleasures of the senses— the smooth coolness' of fur, the wonderful smell—are things that a mature woman should use as enhancing qualities. She's nice to >ook at. of course, but nice to feel and smell, too. Children, who enjoy their senses without restraint, recall these things, however long it is between visits. It Is not necessary for a woman to be able to own a fur coat to woo the tactile sense. Soft rich fabrics that give real pleasure to the touch are as easy to find in good colors as are the harsh fabrics. Nor must a woman wear youthful perfumes to compete for noses A fine, identifying scent will do trie trick *Just as well. One mature woman relied on a lavender sachet in her pocket and it worked very wel 1 . While the question of furs and perfumes axe under discussion, it is sensible to pass on the nints of fur manufacturers about combining the two. Never put perfume right on the fur. Put on the fabric lining, sprayed liberally. Then spray the perfume in the air and walk through it. This will cling to your furs for months, even if they're In the closet. Direct application will discolor fur, however durable. H. L. Halsell Guest Speaker At Beta Sigma Phi Meetings H. L. Halsell, Jr., was guest speaker last night at the meetings of the Alpha Alpha, Alpha Delta and Exemplar Chapters of Beta Sigma Phi. He spoke on the heart fund. Alpha Alpha Chapter met at the home of Mrs. Perry Darby with Mrs, Dan McCaskill as co-hostess. Mrs. Jack Owen presided over the business meeting when plans were completed for the Valentine dance, Feb. 11. Plans for the Woman of the Year Banquet were also discussed. Reports were made by the committee chairman and Mrs, Olive Kirksey was in charge of the program on astronomy. Alpha Delta Chapter met at the home of Mrs. Floyd Seay with Mrs. David Miles, co-hostess. Mrs. Dick Shanks was program chairman and those assisting her were Mrs. Billy Driver, Mrs. Bar- Peggy Cheudle. Plans for a Valentine Dance, Feb. 21, were completed with Mrs. R. H. Watson presiding over the business Session and reports from committee chairmen were made. Exemplar Chapter met at the home of Mrs. Jim Smothermon. "Challenge of Latin," was the tttle of the program with Mrs, Jess Davis in charge. Mrs. Randall Hawks presided over the meeting and appointed committees for the Woman of the Year banquet. These committee chairmen are Mrs. Davis, entertainment. Mrs. Harold Wood, decorations, and Mrs, Smothermon, food. Refreshments were served at the bara Graves, Mrs. Miles and Mrs. conclusion of each meeting. Eastside Garden Club Has Meeting Eastside GardExi Club met at the Shrine Club yesterday afternoon when Mrs. Earl Damon and Mrs. Raleigh Sylvester were hostesses. Mrs B. A. Bugg opened the meeting with a poem and Mrs. Mike Buchanan gave the opening prayer. In the business session, plans were made for the March flower show Which will include colored and natural dried arrangements. Mrs. Henderson Hall was appointed card chairman. Mrs. George Lee, Mrs. C. G. Bedman, Mrs. J. A. saliba and Mrs. G. B. Caudel of Covington, Tenn., were guests of the group. Mrs. Lee and Mrs. Redman presented films on the Natchez Pilgra- mage, Florida and New Orleans. Winners in the floral arrangements were Mrs, Buchanan, first, Mrs. R. A. Copeland, second, and Annie Armstrong Circle Conducts Business Meeting Annie Armstrong Circle of Trinity Baptist Church met at the home of Mrs. F. L. Wicker .last night for a business meeting with seven members present. Mrs. Grace Caldwell opened the meeting with prayer and Mrs. Lucy Koonce gave the devotional. The group was dismissed with prayer by Mrs. C. S. Birmingham. At The Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Richard Henry Green, Huffman Chlckasawba Hospital Dismissed: R. L. Mafcwell, city Michael Nail, city Mrs. Dale Nicholson and baby, city Mitchell Saliba, city Miss Marjorfe Beard, city Mrs. George McLeod, third in the dried division., Mrs. Leo Hill. Mrs. C. M. Abbott and Mrs. W. Leonard Smith were winners in the colored arrangements. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c &• 35« At All Times WED., & THURS. Double Feature GAMBLER L FBOW NATCHEZ DALE _.._. 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