The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 19, 1947 · Page 4
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, December 19, 1947
Page 4
Start Free Trial

1 BhYTHEVILLB (ARK,) COURIKR NKWS i? <HG1 Holiday Party Is Given By Mr., Mrs. E. F. Still One of the largest,parties to be ttven during the holidays was that given list night by Mr. and Mrs, Ku«en« F. SU11 who entertained approximately 111 of their friends with • forma! p«rty'In pie Mirror Boons of Hotel Noble. • / The room was beautifully decorated .with red lighted tapers inter- mlncled with green, silver and gold inocnoUa ,. leaves, and festoons of varioua colored serpentine ballon.-, which hunt from the ceiling. A buffet (Upper was jerved at midnight from a long table covered with a white clolh and centered with • buket fashioned from a large cake of.Ice and filled with fresh shrimp. Blue flourescent lights placed beneath the centerpiece •tided to Its beauty. At either end of the table artUUc arangements of silver candelabra festooned with red and white carnations were used, and red aatln ribbons looped the length of the table completed the setting. A inenu of Christmas food wan •erred, together with Individually iced cakes and coffee. Tvron ol Urge books of matches with a Christmas greeting and Imprinted with the names of the host and hostess were presented each guest, and music was furnished throughout the evening by a Negro pianist. Out of town guests Included, Nat OUmore and Miss Pet tie Peterson ot Memphis, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lowrance of Driver and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Butler, Mr. and Mrs. Myron Nailing, Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey White, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ohleu- dorf, Mr. and Mrs. L. C. B. Younu, Mr. and Mrs. Prank Williams, Mr, and Mrs. Braxton Bragg. Mr. and Mrs. Welby Young, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Coleman, Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Welnburg, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Driver, Mr. and Mrs. Jettle Driver, Mrs. Rose Adams, Lloyd Godley, Hale Jackson, Bob Oalesple, D. H. Blackwcod and Raymond Cartwright, all of OsceolR, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rose of Hoseland. Dinner Parly Given At Methodist Church Recent Bride Mrs. J. Max Walters was before her recent marriage, Miss Virginia Sue Osborne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Osborne of Manila. Christmas Parly Is Given By Mrs. Charles Langston Tile Charles Uingslon Plantation home at Number Nine, was the setting Tuesdny night when Mrs. | Langston entertained members of j Club Eight nnd one guest, Mrs. Reese Moore, at a Christmas party. Entertaining 'rooms ot the spa- clous home were attractively decorated with polnsettlas, red roses, and greenery, nnd a brightly lighted Christmas tree was placed In the living room. The mantle held a \ miniature fireplace music box i flanked by miniature angels and choir boys, Strains of the song • "Silent Night," could be heard ' very softly. ^ dining table was centered j with bouquets of polnsetllas and . roses, garlanded with greenery and I flunked by red tapers burning in crystal candelabra. When bridge games were played during Ihc evening, Mrs. H. G. Parllow won high and Mrs. Paul Jobc, second. Gifts were exchanged The Pathfinders class of the by the members and the guests. First Methodist Church had their Assorted parly foods were scrv- Christmas dinner arid party last' cd "with cocktails. nfcht In the social rooms of the contest Mrs ' Ellis Entertains The parly' climaxed »nlch had been in progress 11 weeks to Increase attendance. At the beginning of the contest the . average attendance of the class was 35 and It is now 70. Ninety- two were preaent last night. Octette Club, Guests • \frs. J. C. KIHs was hostess yesterday afternoon at her plantation home at Bnrfleld, to Oclelte Club members and two guests, Mrs. Cor- ncllus Modlngcr and her house- . . pinner was served from a table | guest, Mrs. Frank Levy of Houston,! ,- attractively decorated with green- Tex. ery and red tapers burning In crys- Entertaining rooms of the home! ! t*l holders, and a brightly lighted' were attractively decorated with | Christmas Ire*. , , .white gladioli aiid while snnpdra- ! OIK* for needy children were placed under the tree and five gons and other decorations' to carry out the Christmas motif. A bwketa of'food. A report was glv- I brightly lighted Christmas tree was en on the gifts received for the I placed in Ihe living room. • larnlly the class has adopted for Mrs. Loy Welch won high score, i OfcrMmss. ' M,. S Edwin Robinson won second i William Wyatt, teacher, was pee- , high nnd Mrs. Modlngcr, gncst •ented with a gift by the class. - H*creation was under the dlrcc- Uoh of Miss Mamie L. Adams. high. Mrs. Levy also was presented with a gift by the hostess. A dessert course was served, Miss Crawford Announces Plans For Her Marriage Miss Eugenia Crawford today mndc known the plans for her wed- f ding to Jack Thomas Hnie, son of , Mr, and Mrs. E. l,. Hale of Armorel. Miss Crawford's engagement waa recently nnnouiiced by her parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Ivy W. Crawford. The wcddlnR will be solemnised Sunday, December-28, at 5 o'clock In the fifternoon at First Baptist Church. The Rev. E. C. Brown, pastor, will officiate In the presence of a large number of friends and relatives. Miss Crawford will be given In mnrrlayc by her father, and Miss Molly Guard will serve as her malrt of honor. Mrs. J. Prank Snellgrove Jr. of Jonesboro and Payettcvllle, will be matron of honor. Tapers will be lighted by Miss Martha Manning of Washington, D. C. and Mrs, Laura Haggard of Jonesboro, sister of the bridegroom- elect. V James Ross of Boltoi), Miss., will serve Mr. Halo as best man. Ushers will be J. C. Ellis Jr., Allan Stacy, Thnd Vance and Thomas Copperige of Itta Bena, Miss.' Mrs. Farmer England, vocalist and Mrs. C. M. 3mart, organist, will present a program of nupllnl music. Hayti Girl Engaged To Robert H. Coleman Mr. anil Mrs. Ronnie F. Greenwell of Hnyll, Mo., today announce tile engagement and approaching marriage ol their daughter, Miss Sue Grcenttell to Robert Hubbell Coleman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter W. Coleman of Caruthersvllle, Mo.. The wedding will be solemnized January 16, at 5 o'clock In the af- Imionn at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church In Carulhersvllle. Miss Qrecnwell is a graduate o! the Hayti High School and has completed her )unlor year at 31. Mary's of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. ' Mr. Coleman was graduated from Carulhersvllle High School and served in the Navy for three years. He is now majoring in law at the University of Missouri, Columbia, • * • Bride-Elect Honored At Party Last Night Miss Ann Fisher, bridc-clcct of Dr. F. U Husband, was again com- pilmeiitcrt when Miss Frances Bow- cn entertnUied with a rummy party last night at her home on Hetvrn Street. A .simdwlch plnlc mid Iced drinks were served from a tnUle centered with poInseUttus and garlanded with greenery. Entertaining rooms of the home were attractively decorntcd with, a Bally lighted Chrlstmn.s tree and ether decorations to curry out the YuleUdo theme. In the garncs plnyed, prizes were won by Miss Jessie Srltc and Miss Evelyn B.yl.ic. M!ss fisher wore lor the occasion a green crepe dress, fashioned with a drape ellect and Icg-n-muttnn sleeves nnd black accessories. She win presented & gift by the hostc&s. Dances and Pqrties Of Holiday Season Christmas time—always a happy time, when dear ones from far an-1 near Bather to spend' the holidays with the "home folks", holds promise of being an unusually gay tlm<! tills year In BlylhevJile. The calendar of social events for the coming 10 days Is crowded with parties ranging from dances, eggnog parties, cocktail parties and "at homes" to Informal luncheons, pronilsljig fun and frolic /or ol'.l nnd young alike. Tonight Ihe younger set will be feted at a formal dance to be given by the Piuent Teacher Association at the Hut, when a number of students uitendlng schools elsewhere wii; be present. Mrs. Newell Jerome will entertain a group of friends tomorrow noon with a luncheon at Hotel Noble, and tomorrow night Cotillion Club members HUU" u large number of guests will (jather for their annual Yuletldc dance at the Hut. The affair will be preceded by two informal parties when Miss Molly Guard will entertain with an egg- nig party at her home and Mr.,itiHl Mrs. L. G. Thompson Jr., with an Informal "drop-in" at their home. Sunday members of the "youngest" set will be. guests of T. P. Wright, III, when his mother, Mrs. Oscar Pendler and Mr. Fencllcr have a parly for his friends at their home on West Ash Street. Dance at Country Club On Monday night E. B. ,Oee Jr., and Bobby Kirslmer will again play hosts to their teen-age friends when they unlertaln with a formal dance nt the Country Club. This holiday dance has become an annual event looked forward to each year by the group of youngsters who have gone through school together for the past several years. The presence of many students now attending other schools, together with H number of out-of-town visitors, will give special interest to the affair. John Ed Regenold, a student at Kentucky Military Institute, Lyndon, is planning a formal dance to be tjiven Tuesday night in the Mirror Room ol Hotel Noble, and the: same night the younger teen-ag- ers will he guests at n dance at tlio Woman's Club when E m a d e I S'.vearingen, Kay Smith and Sandra Long will be hostesses. Christ.-nns Day will again see Mr. and Mrs. A, G. Little welcoming a large number of their friends whom they have invited to their plantation home, "Falrflelds". This marks the twelfth year that the Littles have entertained on Christmas Day, interrupting the schedule only last year when they were in California for the holidays. Numerous other smaller parties also are being planned for the day. A high school group composed of Patsy Beshaisc, Ramona Crafton, Mary Frances Oalnes, Gay Garrigan, Betty Nell Holland, R..C. Allen Jr., Howard Bailey, Jack Elliott, Jim Lancashire and Mose Simon, will. entertain with a barn dancp Friday night, Dec. 20. at the Armory, and the following night Vivian Taylor ;jtnd Maureen Norn's will he hostesses at. a formal dance ir. Hotel Noble's Mirror Room, Three of the largest parties planned for the season already have been given .Including the "at home'' held last night In the Minor Room ot Hotel Noble when Mr. and Mrs. Eugene F. Still Vere host and hostess, the Twentieth Century Club dance given Wednesday night at the Hut, and the holiday dance ou the night of Dec. 3, when Mr. and • to Be Feature in Blytheville Mrs. Samuel p. Norris entertained in the Mirror Room of the hotel. Many other affairs n<e being planned with definite dates not yet announced. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1947 Mid-Week Club Feted By Mrs. M. 0. Usrey Mrs. M. O. Usrey entertained Mtci-Weck Club members with a two-course luncheon yesterday afternoon at. her home. Tjic dlniiii! room table nt which the luncheon was served was tov- ereil v:lth a lace cloth and hold us centerpiece, a single green taper banked with Nandina berries, holly, and red. green and silver Christinas balls. The living room of the home was attractively decorated with the Yulclldc decorations Including beautifully lighted Christmas tree. When the bridge games were played, Mrs. Cecil Shane won high, and Mrs. \V. U Homer, second. • • • Pheban S. S, Class Has Christmas Party The Phebcan Sunday Class nt the First Baptist Church had its annual Christmas party last night nt the church with Mrs. L,. H. Hay, Mrs. G. O. Ashley, Mrs. A. B. Jag- gcrs, and Mrs. W. O. Colston as JiOKie.ViC.'-. Other than the K members, five guests, Mrs. W. J. Rodgers, Mrs. Thomas Began, Mrs. Robert Wade, Mrs. Roy Head and Miss Anita Kay LaFerncy. were present. The Ions table from which a pot- hick supper was served, was covered with P. white cloth and held an attractive arrangement of red and silver painted berries and greenery. Favors for ench • guest were made from hand painted silver berries tied with ribbons. Mrs. Rodgers, assistant teacher, was presented a gift by the class. Gilts were also exchanged by the members. During the evening, Christmas enrols were sung by the group. Mrs. Wade save the devotional and a prayer was given by Mrs. R. E. VnnHooser. Mrs. Huey Is Hostess To Jolly Eight Club Jolly Eight- Club members were entertained yesterday afternoon with a luncheon at the home ot Mrs. J. O. Huey on Highway 18. A low crystal bowl filled with polnsettlas and holly centered the dining room table from which the Avo-course luncheon was served. When rook games were played Mrs. a rover Wren won high, Mrs. leo Wren, second and Mrs. Richard Prlchard, rooko. GUIs were exchanged by the members during the afternoon Turkey Dinner Given By J. T. Westbrooks Employes ot the Family Shoe Store, toeeOier with their husbands, were guests last night when Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Westbrook entertained u'lUi a turkey dinner at their home. The dining room table from which the dinner was served was centered with a low bowl of Nandina berries ami holly flanked by silver bells and white tapers burning in silver cnndclcbrn. The Individual tables nt which guests were seated, were covered with cutwork cloths and each was centered with a single red taper burning In a silver holder. After dinner the guests spent the evening playing party games, during which Mrs. G. W. Smith won the ladles prize, and C. T. Shamll. won the prize for the men. Gifts were exchanged by the guests and Mr. and Mrs. Westbrook were presented with a silver coffee maker by their employes. Mrs. Webster Entertains Sunday School Class Mrs. D. u Webster was hostess last, night at the home of her grandmother, Mrs. Jenny Scott, to members of the Dorcas Sunday School class of the Calvary Bap- 11st Church with a Christmas party. The refreshment table was ovcr-j laid with a linen cloth and centered with a low crystal bowl filled with chrysanthemums nnd snapdragons. ' . Mrs. M»bl e Lunsford gave the devotion*! taken from the second chapter of Luke. When gifts were exchanged by the members their "secret pal- or the year was made known. Mrs. Roy W. Bldwcll Jr. and Miss liuth Sootl were guestj. Miss Virginia Osborne's Marriage Is Announced Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Osborne of Manila, have announced the marriage ol their daughter, Miss Virginia Sue Osborne to J. Max Walters, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Walters, of Greenville, Miss. The wedding was solemnized Sunday, November 30, In Newport. Ark. Mrs. Walters was graduated from Manila High School, where she participated In school activities. Mr. Walters was graduated from Greenville High School and later Ecrveil with the U. S. Navy aboaid the U.S.S. Alabama In the Pacific Theatre. He Is now connected ivttn the Delta Implement Company in Manila. ' At The Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. J. B. Cunningham, city Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. qulnton Traver. Kennett, Missouri, J. H. Tomlinson, Steele. Mo. Mrs. Obcrt Hitch, city. • Metal hood with reflector DESK LAMPS IP With $250.00 mothproof guarantee CEDAR CHESTS $3 , as „ W In mahogany or walnut finish BOOKSHELVES 57!K ,,, s ir With beautiful shades FLOORLAMPS , 14J1 „, >22 ir China Base TABLE LAMPS ,,,,,,'ir For that empty corner WHAT-NOT W Pull Up • CHAIRS 14 Highback ROCKERS '8* Lovely -12-picce CHINA SET Good selection MIRRORS Mahogany and Rold frames PICTURES M4 , ,„ 14 AC-DC with built in aerial SENTINEL RADIO 24 MO!)KRATEI,Y PRICED Universal heat-controlled ELECTRICIRON 10 Men's suality LUGGAGE A practical gift IRONING IOARD ? 5 95 All-metal \vith fenders TRICYCLE 14 5 Sturdily built LITTLE RED ROCKERS N 1 Child's GLIDER CHAIR *4 Spring Set HOBBYHORSES IF It's New—It's Fun TRIKETRAILER *9 All-metal heavy RED WAGON 12 95 They'll love (his gift DESK & CHAIR SET 10 Complete with met:il stand AUTO SEAT & SWING 8 For the little one HIGH CHAIRS T ALVIN HARDY FURNITURE 113 Eost Main Street Phone 2302 Coming Events Social Calendar Saturday La Nucvc Club will have a Christmas party nnd luncheon at the Hotel Noble with Mrs. N. G. Jerome as hostess. Cotillion Club will have a dance Saturday night Dec. 20, at 9 o'clock at the Hut. Hosts and hostesses will be Mr. and Mrs. Max Logan, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Henderson and Mr. and Mrs, Tlmd Nlcol. Additional Society on Page 15. DIXIE gives added flavor, extra nutrition to Golden Brown \]U**tft fif* Crisp delicious waffles will mate WW & ¥1IC5 i hit for brealfasl or Sunday night snacls, especially if you serve 'em with lots of (favor-rich DIXIE. And DIXIE Is rich in nourishing food values, too. An economical source of protective Vitamin A. NEW SHIPMENT! EVER OFFERED/ 7 -Way LAMP WITH NITE LIGHT THAT GLOWS IN THE BMK Only 3-WAY INDIRECT , \\ LIGHTING /• 195 Complete with Rcyon Shade THREE-WAY CANDLE UGHTS Imagine . . . getting a hcaulifu, smart looking floor lamp with not 3 not 4 not 6, hut 7 degrees of lighting ... for a Hlllc over SIO.OO sensational? 'That's scarcely the \vord . . - One ot Inese great lamps Is yours for only SlO.flS. S0.3 HUBBARD FURNITURE Blythevill. Phone 4409 No passes honored on Sunday at Continuous Shows Sat. and 'Sun. Bargain Night Kvery Night Except Continuous Shows Kvery Day 'pit Box Office Opens 1:15 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN 8:00 a.m. K:K [i.rn. • 4:30 p.m. • Ihp Ro\y Last Time Tod«r 'Honeymoon' J with Shirley Temple and 1 Fmnchot Tone * Paramount News and Shorts ' Continuous Showing Every Pay Saturday Serial "The Vigilante" No. 13 ant Cartoon Cont. Shows Sat.-It ».m.-tl:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday HUMPHIEY BOCART BARBARA STANWYCK ALEXIS SMITH Paramount "News and Short Cont. Showing Sunday 1:30-11:0* Paramount iVeivs and srjo Continuous Showing: 1:15 p.m.-ll:00 p.m. Sox Offtoe Opens 6:30; Show Starts 6:45 Last Time Today 'Cluny Brown' with Charles Boyer and Jennifer Jones Also Short Subjects Saturday THRIUs; Serial "G-Mcn" No. 4 and Cartoon Continuous Showing Saturday 12:30-11:30 Sunday, Slondav t "THE HELL GROOMED BRIDE C'ont. Showing Sunday 1:15-11:00 Fox News and Selected Short Coming to the GEM THEATRE Blytheville, Ark. Saturday and Sunday ^ Riding California Trail with Gilbert Roland and Tcala Loring "The Sea Hound" \o. 13 an* Cartoon Conl'd Shows Sal. 13:30 to 11:30 Cont. Showins Sunday l:3«-ll:0« Admission Adults ««, Tan Incl.

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free