The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 12, 1955 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 12, 1955
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. PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, MARCH 1Z, 195S - Society News — n Ar.ii Molli\rv Snnlpt.v Rditor * PholH Miss Millie Ann Malliiry, Society Editor Phone S-4461 John Martin Chapter, D AC, Host To State Meeting in Little Rock Col John Martin Chapter of the Daughters of the American Colonists was host yesterday to the 28th State Assembly of the organization, held at Hotel Marion in Little Rock. ~~~~ Mrs. J. C. Ellis, regent of the Mrs. Blankenship Named Delegate Club Mrs. H. C. Blankenship was named a delegate to attend the National Altrusa Club Convention to be held in July in Toronto, Canada, at a meeting at the local club held Thursday night in the Colonial Room of Hotel Noble. Alternate delegate to the convention is Mrs. Ben Mays. Ten members attended the dinner meeting, with Mrs. Clara Martin presiding over- the business session when various money-making projects were discussed. Trinity Group Entertains For Other YWA Members of Lottie Moon Y.W.A. of Trinity Baptist Church were hosts Thursday night at the church to members of the Y.W.A. of First Baptist Church and of Clear Lake Baptist Church for a mission study program. Following the opening hymn. Mrs. Ray led the group in prayer before Mrs. Howard Caldwell taught the study course. She also gave the dismissal prayer. During the social hour the host members served refreshments to their guests. Coming Events Monday Lake Street W:S.C.S. meeting with Mrs. Effie May, with Mrs Minnie Vance, co-hostess. Women of First Presbyterian Church meet in circle groups: Circle l, Mrs. Gilbert Smtthe, 2 p. m.; Circle 2, Mrs. R. L. Banister, 2 p. m.; Circle 3, Mrs. C. C. counci- lle, 2 p. m.; Circle 4, Mrs. Aubrey Conway. 2 p. m.; Circle 5, Mrs. Eddie Saliba, 8 p. m.; Circle ft, Mrs. Walter Day, 8*p. m.; Circle 7, Mrs. Bob Burns, 8 p. m. Jewel Abernathy Circle of Trinity Baptist Church meeting with Mrs. John Cherry. 2 p. m.; Evelyn Stanford Circle meeting with Mrs. Marvin Kenwrteht, 2 p. m.; Circle 3 meeting with Mrs. Ola Via, 2 p. m. Mildred Matthews Circle meeting with Mrs. Eleanor Swafford, 7:30 p. m. Tuesday Junior High Parent Teacher Association meets at 3 o'clock, with executive board meeting at 2:30 p.m. Annie Armstrong Circle of Trinity Baptist Church meeting with Mrs. Mrs. Murl Lowe, 7:30 p. m. Tuesday Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. Riley Jones. Mrs. Garrard Caudill entertaining Tri Town Club. Wednesday NOW Club meeting with Mrs. Joe Mack Hester, 7:30 p. m. Blytheville Hnirdressers Unit meeting at Minnie's Beauty Shop, 7:30 p. m. Town & Country Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. James B. Clark. Thursday YWA of Trinity Baptist Church with Mrs. Grace Caldwell. 7 p. m. Blytheville Duplicate Bridge League meets at Hotel Noble. G.E.O. Club meeting with Mrs. Harold Davis. ] Friday j Friday Contract Club meeting j with Mrs. Loy Welch. j Mrs. S. E. Tune and Mrs. Oscar j Fendler entertaining with lunch- j eon at Fendler home for members j of Friday Club. ' local host chapter, gave the welcoming address at the assembly yesterday morning, and presided at the luncheon which followed. Response to the welcome was given by Mrs. W. E. Barkman and appearing on the program during the morning was Mrs. Dixie Durham of Nodena, who gave a talk on Indian relics collected and on display at Nodena Museum. Mrs. Nathan Patterson of Tulsa Okla., Daughters of the American Colonists national president, was the speaker at the luncheon and was introduced by Mrs. James B. Clark of Blytheville, national historian for the organization. Topic of Mrs. Patterson's address was "Present Day Patrotism." Approximately 40 delegates from the various chapters in Arkansas attended. Mrs. Hodge Is Hostess To Beacon Circle Members of the Esther Circle of Beacon Baptist Church and three visitors met last night at the home of Mrs. Georgia Hodge. Following opening prayer by Mrs. Tom Kellick. a program on "Conscious of God" was given by Mrs. Kelly and Mrs. Hodge. Closing prayer was by Mrs. Inez Schuhart. The hostess served refreshments during the social hour. Harrison Speaks To Burdette PTA A. S. (Todd) Harrison, BlythevilLe attorney, was guest speaker at the meeting of Burdette Parent Teacher Association held Thursday night at the school. Topic of Mr. Harrison's talk was "Children, and Our Problems in Raising Them." Mrs. J. T. Stnlcup, vice president, presided at the meeting when minutes of the previous session were read by Mrs. C. O. McHaffey and a treasurer's report was given by Mrs. Preston Ramey, Mrs. Jim H. Burks reported on nclion taken by members of the nominating committee. The next meeting of the group will be held April 14 with Mrs. Elmer Cole, Mrs. Rosa Palmer, Mrs. Gladys Austin and Mrs. Louise Quarles as hostesses. Eighteen members attended. At The Hospitals BlytheviUe Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Hazel Mr-Fall, city Mrs. Clyde Decker and baby, city C. D. Genn. city ChicUasawba Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Wayne Taylor and baby, city Mrs. RosaUe Cummings, city Mrs. Barbara Wells and baby, city Sheliah Kooncc. city Louis Nelson, city Mrs. Willard French and baby, city Mrs. W. L. Walker, city Mrs. W. F. McCann, city Clara Gibbs. city Mrs. Harold Morgan and baby, city Power Mowers and Aluminum Screens at New Low Prices. E. C. Robinson Lbr. Co. Phone 3-4551 ; YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE; The House of Perfect Sound & Projection SUNDAY and MONDAY MARCH 13-14 TEN TIMES THE SOCK! TEN TIMES THE SHOCK! RANDOLPH Scon JOCELYN. RICHARD BRANDO NONE - _. CCK • MIMA MARTEIi • AlFONSO KDOYA - Sfrctn Mty to XUiMflH GAMn * KOTtWOwi «w*y« - ***** trmmv m MOWN • **w * mitt wwuno« Mrs. Eugene Griffin Griffin-Smith Marriage Is Announced Mr. and Mrs. Carl Barnes announce the marriage of their daughter. Miss Bonnie , Smith, to Eugene Griffin, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Griffin, all of Blytheville. The marriage was solemnized Saturday afternoon, March 5, in Hernando, Miss. The bride wore a frock of pink linen with navy accessories and pinned a corsage of white carnations at her shoulder. Present for the ceremony were Mr. and Mrs. Barnes, parents of the bride, and Mrs. Delia Forbes, her aunt. Mrs. Griffin is a former Blytheville High School student, and the bridegroom was graduated from that school. A veteran of two years service with the Army, including overseas service in the Par East, Mr. Griffin now is employed at Courier News. They now are making their home at 2312 West Rose St. Friday Contract In Whittaker Home A profusion of spring flowers from the hostess' garden formed a colorful setting yesterday when Mrs. W. L. Whittaker entertained members of her bridge club, the Friday • Contract Club, and one guest, Mrs. Bancroft Terry. Arrangements of jonquils, narcissi, hyacinths and japonica were used about the Whittaker home. Refreshments were served during the bridge games in which high score prize was won by Mrs. R. B. Stout, second high by Mrs. Whittaker and bridge by Mrs. Doyle Henderson. Bits of News Mrs. Pearl Hires left yesterday afternoon for Union City, Tenn., where she will spend several weeks with her daughter, Mra. J. W. Dunn, and family. Mrs. Thomas C. Trimble of Lonoke will arrive this weekend to spend several days with her daughter, Mrs. James Roy, and family while Judge Trimble holds the pretrial term of court in Jonesboro. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Eoe and daughter, Miss Peggy Ann Taylor, left this morning for a trip to Hattiesburg, Miss., and New Orleans, La. In New Orleans they Will be guests of Mr. Roe's sister, Mrs. B. A. Craig. Mrs. F. E. Black and Mrs. George W. Pyles spent yesterday in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Cal Gossett and daughter, Deborah Ann, are visiting his mother, Mrs. Cal Gossett, in Burdette. They are en route from Fort Bliss, Texas, to Boston, Mass., where he will be stationed at Ft. Banks, Mass. Rowland Faust of Clarksdale, Miss., formerly of Blytheville, is spending the weekend here with friends. The Rev. Mitchell Sanford, pastor of Lake street Methodist Church, will attend the meeting of the United Church Women of Arkansas to. be held Monday and Tuesday in Fayetteville. The Rev. Mr. Sanford will speak on the migrant work done in the Blytheville area during 1954. Miss, Betsy Bell, daughter of Mrs. Mahan Bell of BlytheviUe, is the new historian of Southwestern's chapter of Delta Delta Delta sorority. Miss Bell, a graduate of Blytheville High School, Is a junior at Southwestern. Irs. Elmer Potts returned yesterday to her home in Gary, Ind., after spending two weeks here with her, sister, Mrs. C. A. Cummings, who has been a patient at Chickasawba Hospital. Mrs. Cummings low is at her home, 618 W. Ash, ind is improving rapidly and is able to have visitors. Mrs. Potts _s the daughter of Mrs. H. C. Carter and sister of Miss Leona Carter, all of Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs. John McDowell nd sons, Johnny and Jimmy, returned last night from a vacation trip to Tucson, Ariz., and other points of interest in .the West. In Tucson they were guests of Mrs. McDowell's slsicr, Mrs. W. R. Crawford, and family, former Blytheville residents. Friday Club Is Entertained All members of the Friday Club attended the party given yesterday afternoon for the group by Mrs. Harman Taylor, who entertained at her home. Mrs. S. E. Tune held high score in the bridge games played, Mrs. Farris McCalla was second high nd Mrs. Taylor won bridge. A dessert course was served by the hostess. Expert to Speak To Hairdresser Unit Wednesday Ralph Roed of Norway, representing carhlll. Inc.. of Memphis, will be guest speaker at the meeting of the BlytheviUe Hairdresser's Unit to be held at 7:30 o'clock Wednesday night at , Minnie's Beauty Shop. Mr. Roed will present a program featuring a new hair coloring cos- nietic, according to Mrs. Clair Miller, president of the local organization, who also stated that all beauticians, whether members of the local group or not, are invited to attend. Miss Marilyn Mehrle Mehrle-Boyd Wedding Plans Are Announced CARUTHERSVlliLE - Wedding plans have been completed lor Miss Marilyn Mehrle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mehrle of Caruthersville, and Clyde Julian Boyd, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Clyde Boyd, also of Caruthersville. The wedding will take place Sunday, March 20, at First Presbyterian Church in Caruthersville. Miss Mehrle was graduated with honors from Caru thereville High School. She attended Cattey College in Nevada, Mo., for two years and entered the University of Missouri at Columbia last Fall. She is a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. Mr. Boyd was graduated from the high school here in 1948 and served in the United States Army for two years. He was graduated from the Agriculture School of the University of Missouri in January of this year. Mr. Boyd is a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and played guard on the University's first string football team. A miscellaneous shower for 40 complimented Miss Mehrle at the home of Mrs. Denver Fike on March 4. Hostesses were Mrs. John Robert Bader, Mrs. John White and Mrs. Wyman Dillman. Mrs. Alonzo P. Kersey, Miss Mehrle's grandmother, served at the dining table. A kitchen shower for Miss Mehrle was held Friday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Brown with the Browns' daughter,. Mrs. Pete Robinson, acting as hostess. About 25 guests attended. Airs. A. P. Kersey, the bride-to- be's grandmother, was hostess at a luncheon for 16 persons this afternoon. A trousseau tea will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mehrle .at 3:00 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, when the host-esses will be Mrs. Miss Turner, Miss Hardy Speak at Dell Miss Winnie Virgil Turner, «up- ervisor of elementary schools, was guest speaker at a meeting of Dell Parent-Teacher Association this weelc at the school, using as her topic "Mental Hazards." Introduced by A. E. Caldwell, superintendent of Dell schools, Miss Turner pointed out in her talk that mental hazards are as prevalent as physical dangers. During the business session, Mrs. John Miller was named as president of the organization for next year- Mrs. Glen Cook as vice president; Mrs. Arthur Penter, secretary; Mrs. J. E. Johnston, treasurer. The group also voted to buy additional robes for the school glee club. Preceding the regular PTA meeting, Miss Rosa Hardy spoke to the study course group on "Emotional Problems of Children." Hostesses for the meeting were Mrs. Coy Tweedle, Mrs. Curtis Lovelass, Mrs. S. b. Freeman and Mrs. Arthur Penter. Mrs. Foster Mr. Hardaway, Bridge Winners A four-table Howell movement was played by members of Blytheville's Duplicate Bridge League at their regular Thursday night game at Hotel Noble. Mrs. P. D. Foster Sr., and Oscar Hardaway were high score winners with 50'= points for the evening and in second place with 48!= points were Mrs. Russell Phillips and Mrs. Georgia Bailey. Third place went to Jerry Carter and Mrs. Jim Roleson, who scored 43^ points. Harrison Speaker At Osceola PTA A. S. (Todd) Harrison, deputy prosecutor of Blytheville, will be the speaker when Osceola's Parent-Teacher . Association meets in the Elementary School at 7:30 Tuesday night. Mr. Harrison's topic will be 'Keeping Up With Our Children." A musical program has been planned and refreshments will be served during the social hour. j Mrs. Hyman Weinberg and Mrs. j Jimmy Bass are in charge of ar-| rangements. John Sawyer. Jr., and Mrs. Jack Hopke. The home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mehrle will be the setting; at 6:30 Saturday evening for the rehearsal dinner. Mr, and Mrs. Gifford Edgerton, Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Kersey, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Hendricks will be hosts and hostesses. 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LIZABETH SCOTT • DAN DURYEA ,„ • SILVER: LODE ALSO CARTOON Mrs. Elmer D. Richardson (I'hoto by Masonj Nancy House> ED. Richardson Vows Spoken Mr. and Mrs. John T. House announce the marriage of their daughter, Miss Nancy House , to Elmer D. Richardson, son oi Mrs. Birdie H. Richardson and the late Mr. Richardson. The rites were said Wednesday in Hernando, Miss., with the Rev. Mr. Whiten officiating, in the presence of the bridegroom's mother, and Mrs. Virgie Brown, both of Blytheville. The bride who is a senior in Blytheville High School, wore a frock of grey orlon with white linen trim, and black accessories. Mr. Richardson, a former Blytheville High School student, has been in the Air Force for the past several years. He and his bride are currently at home in Blytheville. GEO Glub Meets For Weekly Game Low arrangements of pansies and jonquils decorated the Johnson Blackwoll home Thursday night when Mrs. Blackwell etnertainecl members of the G.E.O. Club for their weekly bridge games. Invited to play with club members were Mrs. Randall Hawks and Miss Patty June Davis. Mrs. Frank Seay was high score prize winner, Mrs. W. H. O'Keefe was second high and bridge winner was Mrs. Hawks. , A dessert course was served. EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hubbard Hardware Phone 2-2015 Aluminum, like wrought Iron and brass, has come Into Its own In furniture and lumps. Don't use [tbrna- ives when washing Its silvery surface. A soft cloth, suds and working in one direction 'for washing and rinsing will keep It shiny. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c A &S« At All Times LAST TIMES TODAY Double Feature LASH l.RUE s- TUt "*Vs. I HE *\ FUZZY Si.JOHN PHAHWM ^ —AND '""RATHBONE BRUCE **. titm Serial "Buffalo Bill" No. 5 And Cartoon SUNDAY & MONDAY Double Feature Patinount presents BING CROSBY CLAUDE DAUPHIN I/ITTLK BOY LOST _AND— KEEP'EM SLUGGING With "Dead End Kids" METRO NEWS Cinemascope at Its Best With Stereophonic Sound! 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