The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 31, 1955 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 31, 1955
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MARCH 81,1988 - Society News - e Ann Mallnrv Sneietv Editor / Pho Mist Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phone 8-4461 FINAL PLANS — Members of committees of chairman of this year's event; (standing left to this year's Woman of the Year Banquet, to be right) Mrs. Jack Owen, decoration chairman; held Tuesday, along with past Women of the Mrs. Mary Droke, Woman of Year 1950; Mrs. Year discuss the final plans for the affair. These Jerry Cohen, Woman of Year 1953; Mrs. Foy women are (seated left to right) Mrs. J. D. Davis, Etohieson, food chairman, and Mrs. James C. entertainment chairman; Mrs. W. H. Wyatt, 1951 Guard, Woman of Year 1952. (Courier News Woman of Year; Mrs. Prances aammill, city Photo) council president; Mrs. Utho Barnes, general Sorority Chairman Make Plans For Woman of Year Banquet Here Plans are being announced today for the Woman of the Year banquet which Will be held Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Plantation Room of Hotel Noble. In the past years when Mrs. Jerry Cohen, Mrs. Glenn Ladd, Mrs. Gilbert Hammock, . Mrs. Mary Droke, Mrs. Hugh Whiteitt, Mrs. Heard Wylie, Mrs. W. H. Wyatt and Mrs. James Guard were Women of the Year, a tea and reception were held. This year, a new program, has been planned. This project is the work of the three chapters of Beta Sigma Phi of Blythevllle of which Mrs. Frances Gammlll Is City Council president. The Rev. James Rainwater will be guest speaker and musical entertainment will be provided by Danny Cobb and Ralph Nichols. Committees for this event are composed of one representative from each chapter. Mrs. Jerry Boggs, Mrs. Foy Etchieson and Mrs. Jim Smothermon. food; Mrs. J. D. Davis, Mrs. George Anderson and Mrs. Ehvood Mrs. McHaney Mrs. Miller Guests of Club Mrs. John C, McHaney and Mrs. V. 6. Miller were guests yesterday When the Town and Country Club met at the home of Mrs. J. C. Ellis. The hostess used pink carnations to decorate her home and at the conclusion of the games served refreshments. Mrs. C. Modlnger and Mrs. Miller were bridge winners. Mrs. White Wins High At Club Eight Mrs. Jesse White, Mrs. H. G. Partlow and Mrs. G. O. Poetz were winners yesterday when Club Eight played at the home of Mrs. S. O. Owens. Guests of the club members were Mrs. Charles Langston, Mrs. Jess Horner and Mrs. R. B. Stout. , Jonquils were used by the hostess to decorate her home and she served refreshments during the afternoon. Deeu, entertainment; Miss Vera Goodrich, Mrs. Wallace Smith and Miss.Billie Jane Rodgers, tickets; and Mrs. Jack Owen, Mrs. Harold Wood and Mrs. Cecil Kelly, decorations, comprise the committees. Tickets may be purchased for the banquet through Monday hut will not be available at the door Tuesday evening. Former Holland Resident Claims English Bride In a ceremony solemnized March 24 at the Methodist Church In Her- nnndo, Miss., Miss Audrey I'Anson of Blackpool, England became the bride of A/2C Wayne H. Gestring of Memphis, formerly of Holland. The Rev. W. S. McLililly officiated at the ceremony. Mrs. Harry Wood, mother of the groom, served as matron of honor and Joe Harrison was best man. A reception WHS held at the home of Mi', and Mrs. Harry Wood. in Memphis that evening with Mrs. Pete Jordan, aunt of the groom, and Mrs. J. O. Joyner presiding at the table. Those from Holland attending the reception were Mr. and Mrs. Homer A. Smith and sons. Homer, Jr., and Bobby. TIE Bridge Club Conducts Game TLE Bridge Club members met at the Razorback last night when Mrs. Jerry Scrape was hostess. Mrs. Gilbert Smythe won high score in the bridge games; Mrs. W. J. Cupples won second high, and bridgo was awarded to Mrs. W. E. Cherry. Refreshments were served at the conclusion of the games. PS Bridge Club Entertained At Razorback Mrs. Max Williams was hostess to PS Bridge Club at the Razorback yesterday. Special guests of club members were Mrs. Dick Watson, Mrs. Maurice Sanders, Mrs. Bob Logan, Mrs. W. D. Cobb, Mrs. Virginia Drew, Miss Neal Luckett and Miss Pearl Lee. A large while rabbit pulling a cart filled , with yellow pom-poms was the focal point in the entertaining room. The cart was attached to the rabbit by a bow of yellow satin. King Alfred jonquils and narcissi in crystal budvases centered the individual tables from which lunch was served. Place cards were miniature yellow rabbits. In the bridge games prizes were awarded Mrs. Logan, Mrs. Cobb, Mrs. Drew, Mrs. Watson and Mrs. John Prather. J.O.Y. Circle Conducts Meeting In Cole Home J. O. Y. Circle of Beacon Baptist Church met at the home of Mrs. Otis Cole Tuesday with five members and three visitors, Mrs. Maxine Adkisson, Mrs. Mildred Smith and Miss Martha Hiil, present. Mrs. Leverne Owens led the opening prayer and Mrs. Cole cpnducted the business. Mrs. Paul McDaniel and Mrs. Owens presented the mission program. The group was dismissed by Mrs. Fred Hill. Dorcas Circle Conducts Meeting In Frances Home Dorcas Circle of Beacon Baptist Church met at the home of Mrs. Dorothy Frances yesterday after- Clark-Smith Wedding Plans Are Announced Wedding plans for Mtsi Doiii Clark of Luxora to Homer A. Smith, Jr., of Steele were announced today. The ceremony will be solemnized April 17, at 4 p. m. in the Methodist Church Of Holland with the Rev. Marvin Niblack officiating. Mrs. Standford of Luxora, music teacher of the bride-elect, will be organist and Miss Diane Stevens will be soloist. Lyvetta Clark, sister of the bride- elect, will serve as maid of honor and bridesmaids will be Delle Clark, sister of the bride, and May Clark, cousin of the bride. Taper lighters will be Billy Sue Bourland, cousin of the bride-elect, and Phyllis Smith, cousin of the groom-elect. Ann Long will serve as flower girl. Bobby Smith will serve his brother as best man and ushers will be Jerry Haley of Luxora and Pinell Capehart of Holland. A reception will be held immediately following the ceremony in the church dining room. WINS MUSIC AWARD — At the Annual Forrest City District Convention of Federated Women's Clubs yesterday in Piggolt, Miss Emily Damon won first place in the vocal division. Her award is a week at Egyptian Music Camp. Du Quoin, 111. This event is entered by high school students throughout this district. (Courier News Photo) OSCEOLA NEWS By Bettye Nelle Starr Mrs. Louis George was hostess to her bridge club Friday. Guests playing with the club were Mrs. Bruce Colbert, Mrs. William Ellas and Mrs. Hyman Weinberg. Mrs. Bill Thomas won high score, Mrs. Max Hart won second. The hostess served a dessert plate. Mrs. Henry Carney of Texarkana arrived in Osceola Monday for a visit of several days with Eriends. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wright and children spent Sunday in Whitton. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Thomas and son, Jack, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Thomas and children were in Tupelo Sunday to help celebrate the birthday of the Mr. Thomas' mother, Mrs. W. S. Thomas. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Beall and sons of Jonesboro, will be in Osceola Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Beall and son, Bill, Jr,. will drive to Atlanta, Ga,. to spend the week, the other two boys will remain here with Mrs. Bettye Nelle Starr and Mrs. J. R. Cullom, Jr,. in Wilson. Mrs. Freddie Bannister was hostess Monday evening to her bridge club. Mrs. Guy Newcomfa of Houston, Tex., was the only guest playing with the club. Mrs. Cora Lawrence and Miss Gratis Lawrence are back home after a week's visit in Lake Village. Mrs. Zeke Pollard entertained her bridge club Friday at her home. Guests playing with the club were Mrs. G. L. Waddell and Mrs. Garner Robbins. A dessert course was .served. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Woods were in Little Rock over the weekend, returning home Monday evening. They went especially to attend the Arkansas Broadcasters meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Wilson and children spent the weekend in Jackson, Tenn. Mr. and Mrs. Hale Jackson of Kansas City are visitors in Osceola. suitable for a showing the president, Mrs. Bruce Ivy,, the club would consider having the flower show at that time, otherwise, the club in all probability would have a fall flower show. The Women of the First Christian Church met Monday for an all day clean-up, fix-up meeting at the church. At noon lunch was served and the clean-up continued throughout the afternoon. Mrs. Joe Miller of Joiner reviewed the book, "Face to Face With India," when she was guest speaker of the Presbyterian Women of the Church Monday afternoon for their world mission program. Mrs. Hugh Gilbert, world mission chairman, had charge of the program. Twenty women were present. During the social hour, the president, Mrs. P. D. Johnsson, served cookies and coffee. Plans for the Osceola Progressive Garden Club Flower Show have been discontinued due to the reecnt freeze. If, in May, there are flowers noon. The opening prayer was given by Mrs. Susie Benefield and Mrs. Inez Schuhart, Mrs. Benefield and Mrs. Jones presented the program on "Selfish Children of God." Mrs. Connie Shanks conducted the business session and at the conclusion the hostess served refreshments. Miss Floy Nichol has returned to Ohio State University after spending her spring holidays with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. M. S. Nichol. Mrs. Ed Shippen and Mrs. E. R. Bogan were in Forrest City Saturday to a ttend an Eastern Star meeting. Miss Carmen Poitras, student at Brenau College In Gainesville, Ga., is spending her spring holir days with her mother, Mrs. Bob Reidy, and Mr. Reidy. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Caya of Memphis announce the birth of a son, born Saturday night at Methodist Hospital. The child has been named Edmond Burke C:iya, Jr. Mrs. Caya is the former Miss Dixie Lee Quinn of Osceola. , Her sisters, Mrs. Jack Wilson, Mrs. Melvin Speck, Mrs. Charles Robinson, and their husbands drove to Memphis Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Rogers spent the weekend in New Albany, Miss. Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Stanfill are moving this week into their new home on N. Marjorie. Mrs. BiJf Joe.Edring-ton and Mrs Sam Hodges were Memphis visitors Saturday. Mrs. Maude Hudson received a broken wrist Saturday morning when she went to get her maii. Her heel caught on a .step, throwing her in the yard. Mrs. Hudson teaches the fifth grade at Victoria and will be out of school until Monday. She. was taken immediately to the Baptist Hospital in Memphis where her wrist was set. She was dismissed Monday and is now at MANILA NEWS By RUTH HORNE Dr. Michael Johnnades, professor of physics at Arkansas State College, Jonesboro, who taught in a Palestinian college from 1935 to 1940, addressed the monthly meeting of the Manila Education Association on "Enster in the Holy Land' at the school cafeteria Monday night. Describing the historical city of Jerusalem, Dr. Johnnades said, "It is divided into the old and new, being built on four mountains and inclosc.1 by a wall which has seven gates. Moslems, Jews and Christians own the city Inside the wall. "The two most Interesting places Inside the city are the Church of the Holy Sepulchre which was built by Queen Helena, mother of Constantino, in 336 A.D., and King Solomon's Temple. "The tourist who visits the sacred city today travels at least ten feet above the walks trod by Jesus, because destruction and reconstruction have caused new walks to be raised," he said. Mr. Johnnades described at length the observance of the washing of the disciples 1 feet and the distribution of Holy Tire by the Greek Orthodox group. He emphasized the •trong faith of the inhabitants of the country. He Is quoted fts savin? the Rus•inns still own the Church of the Resurrection atop the Mount of Olive.-!, which Is 1200 feet high, de- •plte the Influx of. Communism throughout the world. "The Roman Catholic* wore able to get control of the Gtarden ef ," he Mid. nnonncina Child Art Studio's Second Annual Baby Contest Contest Begins Tuesday, April 5 Information and Rules to be announced in Monday's Courier New* LEE BEARDEN PHOTOGRAPHY CHILD ART STUDIO DM 8-8«ee 1954 Babjr Contest Winner Pictured above i« Wade Shownes, winner of Child Art Studio's 1954 Baby Contest. Wade to the son of Mr. and Mrs. Vnughnn Shownes, Manila, Ark. Mrs. Welch Entertains With Luncheon Mrs. Loy Welch entertained with a bridge-luncheon at her home yesterday. There were 12 guests present. Miniature Easter baskets filled with eggs and chickens centered the individual tables. Marking each guest's place was an Easter egg place card. The bridge prizes were wrapped in keeping with the Easter motif. Flower arrangements were of Picardy gladioli and japonica. Bridge winners were Mrs. Doyle Henderson, Mrs. E. B. Gee and Mrs. Charles Crigger. Bits of News Wlo>t - Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Ellis, Jr., and daughter, Cathy, returned last night from Memphis where they have spent several days. Mrs. George D. Pollock, m, and daughter, Jerie Lynn, of Little Rock, are visiting in th£ home of Mr. and Mrs. George D. Pollock, Jr. Mrs. Love Adajns, Mrs, E. F. Blomeyer, Mrs. George Lee, Mrs. Charles Czeschin, Mrs. W. S. Johnston, Mrs. J. T. Westbrook and Mrs. H. C. Bush were in Piggott yesterday to attend the annual Forrest City District convention of Federated Women's Clubs. Mrs. Blomeyer, Mrs. Lee and Mrs. Johnston are district officers. 1 Mr. and Mrs. Guy Walker and daughter, Frankie, left this morning for Los Angeles, Calif., to make th£tr home after several days' visit here with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Walker and daughter formerly made their home in May- ufoid, Ky. Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Walker of Mayfield, Ky., spent several days here this week visiting relatives. Henry Young and son, Tommy, left this morning for Kentucky on a business trip. Van Wright of Little, Rock was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. R. V. Mallory and daughters last night. H. C. Knappenberger, Claude Duncan and Charlie Lutes returned yesterday from Washington, D. C., where they attended to business. Mrs. Dick White and children are visiting Mrs. White's mother, Mrs. C. E. Daggett, in Marianna 1 '. her home. Easter Bonnet Used to Center Luncheon Table A pottpry bat trimmed with ribbons and laces and .filled with shades of lavendar flowers depicted the frilly Easter bonnet yesterday on the luncheon table when Mrs. E. J. Cured entertained Wednesday Bridge Club. Mrs. Cure had as her guests for the luncheon and afternoon of bridge games Mrs. Murray Smart and Mrs. Jesse Taylor. Mrs. H. C. Sims and Mrs. S. E. Tune were the high scorers. At The Hospitals Blythevllle Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. O. M. Mitchell, Half Moon Mrs. Ruel Asher, Cooter Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Louise Gllbo, city Mm. Leonard Robertson, city Mrs. Annie Oohoon, Holland Mrs. Irene Barnes, city Mrs. Eugene McKernon. olty Mrs. Carl Ivy, city Walls Hospital Dismissed: David Douglas, Alrbase Sharon Welch, Rt. 1, city Mr. and Mrs. M. E. McDearman : of Halls, Tenn., spent the weekend j with Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Burns. Mr. and Mrs. Snow Wilson, HI I and young son, Snow Wilson, IV, have returned to Camp Gordon, where Mr. Wilson will undergo a j 24-week radio training course with the Army. Mrs. George Doyle spent last; week with her daughter, Mrs. j Frank McDonald, and family in' Clarkesdale, Miss. YOTJNTG picked for ttie gayest spring prints The pump at its prettiest— slim heeled, airily open . . . with an elegant, lady-like halter sling that embraces the heel. Beau- tiful enough to be an Import (and much easier on the budget). S ! Hi-Heels in pink Medium heels In patent 1 &. SONS | SHOES! A National Chain in BLYTHEVILLE with a fine tradition for style and value Announces a New Department -Children's Wear- Visit Our Juvenile Department for your Girls', Boys', and Infants' wear. The Latest in Children's Fashions, all moderately priced. Adeline Shops 325 W. Main, BlytheviHe

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