The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 8, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 8, 1949
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(PAGE FOUR (AKK.) COURTER NEWS Jane Shelton, Society Editor Phone 4461 Mr. Thompson Claims Bride In Church In a double ring ceremony October 25 at St. Malachy's Church in Creston, Iowa. Miss Madeleine Daughton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Daughton, became the bride of John Lewis Thompson of New York City, son o( Mr. nnd Mrs. J. L. Thompson of Blytlieville. Preceding the bride to the altar were her tttendanb, her slst«r-ln- !aw, Mrs. F. M. Daughton and her sister, Mrs. Ed Wilson. Mrs. Daughton chose a gown of pink with matching halo hnt and mitts and carried a. fan-shaped arrangement of blue asters. Mrs. Wilson wore a gown in blue with matching mitts and halo. She carried complementing flowers in pink, The bride, who was given In marriage by her father, Mr. Daughton, chose a wedding gown of while nylon poised over taffeta, featuring a fitted bodice, tight sleeves, full skirt and ending in a court train, Her finger-tip veil of imported lace fell from a Juliet cap. She carried white roses with satin streamers in which were knotted stephanotls. Hal Thompson of Blytheville, now a student at the University of Arkansas, I'ayettevllle, served his brother as best man. ? . Immediately following the ceremony a reception was held at the . lowana Hotel after which Mr. and Mrs. Thompson lelt for Long island. New York, to make their home. Mrs. Henderson Honors Tuesday Bridge, Guests Mrs. Doyle Henderson was hostess to members of the Tuesday Bridge Club and two guests at her home for the weekly meeting. Guests attending were Mrs. S. E. Tune and Mrs. H. C. Palton, Jr. Bridge was played during the afternoon by the members and guests who were seated in rooms in which •were arranged bouquets of mixed flowers. Mrs. Murray Smart won high and Mrs. Tune second high. During the afternoon Mrs. Henderson served * dessert course.' Mrs. Phillips Guest , With Wednesday Club. Mrs. Russell PhHHps was gu«st with -members of the Wednesday Club at the 1 o'clock luncheon pre- cedin£ th K weekly bridge at the home of Mrs. Marvin .Robinson. Assorted flowers were placed in the rooms in which the members and guest were seated for the two course luncheon. In the game Immediately following, Mrs. R. H. KIrby won high and Mrs. Charlie Rose second high. Town and Country, Guests Meet In Logan Home Mrs. J. C. Ellis won high and Mrs. James Clark second high in the bridge game of the Town and Country Club at the meeting of the group yesterday at the home of Mrs. R. M. Logan. Guests meeting \yith the club were Mrs. J. \V. Adams and Mrs. Murrary Smart. Preceding the game Mrs. Logan served a dessert course. Mrs. Lenclermie Honored At Monthly YMB Meeting Mrs. Lucius Lendermie was honored Tuesday night at the meeting of the-Y. M. Birthday Club when Mrs. Clayton Holder was hostess for the monthly party at her home Bouquets of mixed flowers were placed . throughout tiie home for the affair. '•' During the evening games were played after which the club presented Mrs. Lcndennic with a gift The assorted party foods and white and pink birthday cake were served the guests from the dining table which was overload with a white cloth edged in pink crochet figurines. Guest with members of the club was Miss Frances Long. BI.YTHEVH.LE GIRL HONORED—Miss June Posey, senior at Hardin-Simmons University In Abilene, Tex., and. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Posey ot Route 2, Blytheville, will have an alto soloist role in the presentation of Handel's oratorio, "The Messiah," in Abilene Sunday. The oratorio will be presented in tiie university's Dehren's chapel. Three choirs and an orchestra will combine in presenting tile program. The Hardln-stmmons Chapel Choir, A C'appella Choir, Symphony Orchestra, and the Abilene High School A Cappella Choir will merge. The entire production will be conducted by Buell Porter, chairman of the irardin-Slmmons Voice Department. Besides being In the A Cappella choir, Miss Posey is secretary of the BeU Mu Kappa, University Music Club, and a member of the Baptist Student Union. Calrary GA's Meet In Attaway Home Sixteen members and two visitor* of the Junior GA's of the C»lv»ry Baptist Church met last night »t the Home of the sponsor ot the group, Mrs. Jack Attaway, [or a season of prayer program. Guests were Patsy • sue. Cooley and Carolyn Holmes. The meeting was opened by the president, Barbara Gray, followed by the opening prayer by Janet Sue Boyd. A hymn was sung after which Mrs. Attaway gave the devotional. Participating on the program were Barbara Gray, Janet Sue Boyd, Betty Baker. Judy Michel, Gail Arnett and Mabel Lee Lunsford. The group sang, "We Have A Story To Tell" after which the closing prayer was said Mrs. Attaway. Mr. Stovall Addresses District League Meet W. H. SlovaJl of Blytheville was the principal speaker at the meeting of the Layman's League of the Christian Church Tuesday night in Weiner, Ark. Also receiving recognition was Ben Henderson who was named to the.'rime nnd Place Committee for the. Northeast District Layman's League. Those attending from Blytheville were Mr. Stovali; Mr. Henderson, George Cross, James Lynch, Bobby Bowlding, Billy Boone, Hadley Buys, Eric Whitley and Lester D. Strubhar. The next Northeast District, meeting will be held the last Tuesday in March at Trumann. 72 Become Members Of High School FT A 12 students at Blytheville High School became new members of the ITA, Future Teachers of Amerie«, at the meeting conducted yesterday at the high school. New members are, Millie Ann Malloiy, Alice Priest, Nancy Hamilton, Betty Mullins, Vivian Jones. Ann Perry; Edna Wcmble, Rhonda Eaton. Jean Campbell, Ernestine Holt, Fauna Borowsky and Mnxlnc Odom. Following the acceptance of the new members, Mrs. o. E. Qucllmalz, sponsor of the group, discussed parliamentary procedure. In the short business meeting following Diana zeller was elected secretary of the club to replace Peggy Freemnn. Bits of News Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Parks announce the birth of » daughter this morning at Walls Hospital. The baby, who Is their first child has been named, Deborah Jean. Mrs. Parte Is tiie former Miss Joyce Shelton. Mr. and Mrs. I. L. DeShazo spent Wednesday In Memphis. Mrs. C. A. Hlndman has returned from Campbell's Clinic, Memphis, where she had been undergoing treatment, for the past two weeks. Condition ot James Nebhut who Is confined to Blytheville 'Hospital with pneumonia Is satisfactory. Woodrow Clark of Birmingham, Ala., arrived Wednesday to spend several days here as guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Clark, and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Eubankslelt today for Little Rock where t'hey will spend some time before returning to Blytheville accompanied by their son, James Tucker, who lias been a polio patient at St Vincent's Infirmary and Crippled Children's home since July. His condition Is much improved. Mrs. Robert Weldrnan, Mrs. Otto Scrape and Mrs. Jerry Scrape are spending today in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Youngslon of Sikeston, Mo., are visiting here as guests of Mr. and Mrs, Ben R. Robins ind family. .. Mr*. Fannie Alexander and Mrs. Helen Hovichins have returned from a. month's visit in Hollywood, Calit. They went especially to attend the wedding of Mrs. Alexander's sister and Mrs. Houchlns daughter, Miss Noami Houchins to M. J. Bievers. Mr. and Mrs. John Grim announce the birth of i son Saturday at Walls Hospital. The baby who is thtlr second child hu been named John William. They have » daughter Lavad», age 10. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Thompson and am, William Arthur, will leave in the morning for Concord, N. C., where they will visit as guest of their daughter and sister, Mrs. James C. White, Mr. White and daughter, Judy Diann. They plan to remain until after tile Christmas holidays. Mrs. Audrey Yount of Saint Elmo, nl., is visiting here as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert IX Hammock, Jr., and son Greg. Jesse W. Harmon of Blytheville lias re-enlisted in the medical department in the grade of sergeant for three years. Serg«ant Harmon Is man-led and has one child. His wife will remain in Blytheville until he Is settled, then she will join him at his station. Sergeant Harmon is a native of Blytheville. he is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clay Mathews of Blytheville. He has been engaged in farming. After re-enlisting Sergeant HarmoiLwas sent to p. Riley, Kansas, lOtlv-Infatitry Division for processing after that he will be given a permanent station In, the medical department. 834S v x , 1242 ] By Sue Bimielt Desidnged to carry you handsomely through the winter .season is this smartly tailored suit-dress The off center closing us accented with novelty buttons, sleeves can be short or three quarter length. Pattern No. 8346 comes in sizes 12, H, 16, 13, 20; 40 and 41!. Si/c M, short sleeve, 3?< yards of 30- inch. For this patern, send '>:> tients, in COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Courier News, 530 South Wetls Street, Chicago 1. 111. Foy Wallace to Conduct Series of Meetings Foy E. Wallace, Jr., of Oklahoma City, Okla., will bcfein a series of Gospel meetings Sunday at the Church of Christ. Mr. Wallace who has spoken throughout the nation and Canada is a widely known author, traveler and minister. Services will begin each evening at 7:30 p.m. through Dec. 18. Dinner to Compliment Church Group, Guests Members and guests of the Layman's League of the First Christian Church will meet tonight at the ch.irch for a 6:30 dinner. Special guests for the evening win be Mayor Doyle Henderson. Chief of Police John Foster and Judge Graham Sudbury. They will participate on the evening's program and will lead the group in a dtscusston oi current problems. R. L. Dednian is In charge of the program. TAILORED CHARM We Are Happy to Announce that Mrs. Baker Wilson Is Now Associated with The FLOWER SHOP She Extends A Cordial Invitation To Her Many Friends to Visit Her THURSDAT, DECEMBER 8, 12 Homes Are Entered In Christmas Contest Twelve entries for the home lighting contest were announced yesterday at the Garden Club meeting at the Woman*' C\ub. The entries announced represent the first report of the committee to obtain entries, and additional entries still are being received. Mrs. J. E. Crafton, chairman of* . the Garden Club, said that Mrs. W. S. Johnston, 1016 Main Street was accepting the entries, along with/a 51 entry fee. The list of houses entered in the Two Guests Attend Gosnetl WML/ Meeting Two visitors, Mrs. Ruth Williams and Miss Wanda Grimes, met with IS members o/ the Gasncll Baalist WMXJ at. the home of Mrs. Roy McKay Wednesday night. The special Week or Prayer pro-' gram and Study of Foreign Missions was completed. During the program Mrs. Williams and Mrs. Ross Caldwcll presented Christina. 1 ; readings. Mrs. Wllma Williams presented the evening music. Following me program a short business meeting was conducted by Mrs. L. T. Karncs during which several Community Missions projects were disr.ussed. Cast members for the Christmas pageant to be presented were selected. Circle prayer closed the meeting. contest Is to be published In order that Christmas-scene sight-seers tan route their- viewing to include the various entries. Those entered to date include: Mrs, Paul Pry or, 1120 Chickasawba, John Bryant Pill, 115 North 10th Street; Mrs. Rupert Crafton, I204 West Ciiickasawba; Mrs. Kendall Berry, Vnrilcld Road; Mrs. Harry Bradley, 1702 Holly; A. u. Jaspers, 1010 Holly Siret; Mrs .Ray Hall, 1121 West Jiearn; Mrs. Ney Hunt, 918 West Ash; Mrs. Charles Ray Newcomb, 920 Heara; Mrs. J, I,. Naners, 518 Weal Main; Mrs. L. E. Baker, 1120 Chlcknsawba; and Mrs. J. E. Craft/on, 902 West Hearn. Winners in the "Christmas Bell In Every Home" competition win be awarded, $15. $to and $5 prizes by the Blytheville Chamber of Commerce. The Garden Club's meeting yesterday WH.S a study of Christmas, with various floral decorations and demonstrations given for the members, In the story of the Poitisetlias, Christmas flower ot the southland, Mrs. Newcomb told how the traditional Christmas (lower was originally a sift from a Philadelphia doctor to a florist friend. The doctor was Dr. John R. Poinsett, for u'horjj tin: florist named the brilliant symbol of Christmas. Mrs. J. V. Dates was program lender. The crystal Christmas trees, constructed of hair wire and cellophane and the Christmas wreaths were demonstrated by Mrs. * Neta Hunch; while table arrangements, mantle and door decorations and place cards were demonstrated by Mrs. E. P. Blcmeycr, Mrs .Alex Shelby, Mrs. T. A. Taut, Mrs. W S. Johnston, Allen's Fiower Shop and the Gift Shop. Imported linen and cutwork table covers were also displayed by Mrs. Allied Vise. Hostesses for yesterday's meeting included: Mss. J. C. Droke. Mrs. J. C. Walters, and Mrs. I. L. DeShazo. New Liberty WMU Hcis Lottie Moon Program '" The WMU ot the New Liberty Baptist Church met Tuesday nt the 1 home of Mrs. P. S. Parker for a \ potluck luncheon and the Lottie' Moon Week of Prayer for Foreign Missions program. | The meeting was opened with the 1 singing of a hymn followed by prayer which was led by Mrs. E. II. Crook.! Those .participating on the Lottie Moon program were Mrs, Clexton Eubajiks, Mrs. Bill Coble, Mrs. Malcolm Koonce. Mrs. S. II. Jterill, Mrs. Charles Hicks, Mrs. B. L. Holmes, Mrs. Crook, Mrs. I J ;irkor, Mrs. Clarence Davis, Mrs. J. P. Ramey and Mrs. K. T. Wilder. The meeting was dismissed with prayer. Blytheville Educator To Speak in Little Rock Miss Winnie Virgil Turner, elementary school supervisor of the Blytheville Schools, Is in Little Rock today to attend the. Council of E-JIcmentary Education; which will be in session from tonight through Saturday morning. . While in LfUle Rock. Miss Turner will address the faculty of Peabody School on Mental Health. Mrs. A. B. Fall-field, formerly a leacher in the Blythcville system, is principal of Pealioily School. Miss Turner will be Mrs, Fair- neltl's guest tonight. Variety Program To Be Presented By Concert Artist Prank Edwinn, bass-baritone, will begin his concert performance for the nijihevile Civic Music Association at 8 p.m. in the American Legion Auditorium tonight. The artist arrived in Blytheville this morning, and Stanley Gresley, a vice-president of the association, was In charge of arrangements for Mr. Edwinn. Mr. Edwinn's program will include six divisions with arias by Jean Baptiste L-ully and George Predric Handel, arranged by Mr. Edwinn, to open the program. His program is to be concluded with his own arrangement of six American r-Vjlk Songs. Ranging front folk songs his program will also include an aria !rom "The Barber of Seville" by Rossini. Mr. Edwinn is to be accompanied at the piano by Claire Thomas. The young baritone, noted for the warmth of his presentations, is the second conceit artist to be brought here by tile Blychevllle Civic Music Association, and will be the last one for 1943; however, three additional concerts are scheduled for the re- mainer of the current season. Following his performance the artist will be received by the directors and officers of the Blvlhe- ville Music Association, at a reception in liis honor at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rupert Crafton. Lange School Makes Plans For 'Book Fair' Lange School authorities today imiouneed plans for a Book Pair, vhicli will be conducted from Sat- ,rday through December 23 at the office ot the Arkansas-Missouri Power Company. Mrs. Glenn Ladd, representing the jvent, said that children and par- juts from Lange would be there 'rom 9 am. through 1:30 to show the booics. The Book F'air Is being conducted to provide funds to replenish the library at Lange, and to buy books for six new rooms. H was explained that the booics would be selected by authorities on children's books, and would be graded according to age groups from kindergarten through the sixth grades. Books to be included are being ecomrnended for Christmas selections, all substantially bound. Cornino Events Civic Calendar Thursday Miss Wanda Berry, bride-elect of Roland Bishop, will be complimented wiih a stiower at 8 p.m. at the T. J. Bame.s home, 400 Dousan Hostesses are Mrs. Ramon Morton. Mrs. J. S. Owens, and Miss Luella Barnes. Nu Phi Mu has call meeting at the home of Mrs. Gilbert Hammock Jr., 1610 Holly at 7:30 p.m. Ladies Bible class of the First Methodist Church will have a covered dish-Christmas parly at the Church at 5:30 p.m. Friday Mrs. A. R. Wetenkamp hostes; to the Friday Club. Mis. C. S. Dowdy compliments C. B. C. Club. Friday Contract meets with Mrs Doyle Henderson. Methodist Church Plans Old Fashioned Supper An old-fashioned potluck suppe. will be given at the Lake Street Methodist Church Sunday night foi all members and guests of the church. Tlie supper which will begin a A SUBSTITUTE FOR MEAT I k r r, MACARONI -SPAGHETTI PURE EGG NOODLES Christ-" BUSINESS & PERSONAL Expert Imprinting Service SAMUEL F. NORRIS Across From City Hall Stationers— Office Outfitters—Printers PEN THREESOME © Fountain Pen • Ball Point Pen © Mechanical Pencil l-i>r the Student! For Iht Business Man! For U>* Housewife! Think o! it, A combination np.t consisting of FOUNTAIN TEN, BALL POINT rt-IN and MECHANICAL, PENCIL with lold colored metal caps in a choice of assorted «ol- [IM. Buj at this LOW PRICE (or GIFTS or VKRSOXAL USE. Eacli set attractively boxed. TWO PENS and PENCIL SET A $2.95 VALUE ALL FOR. . . Beffer Hurry! Quantity Is Limited ^^^^^*«8r W E DELIVER ;PHONK, \,g9Pl.J Gosnell Baptists to Dedicate Church Sunday Dedication services for tiie Cios- ncll Baptist Church will be. con- cHicled at special services at the church Sunday. The regular Sundny School and worship service will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by a church luncheon at noon. The Rev. T. J. Richardson will offer the devotional for the dedication which will begin at 1 pin Preceding the 2:15 sermon by the Rev. Parker Hay of the Yiiibro linptist Church a special musical program will be presented. The Rev. Carl Caslleman Is pastor of the Gosnell church: 6:30 p.m. will be followed by a social hour. Armorel WMU Presents' Lottie Moon Program Approximately 50 were present for the lottle Moon program ot the Armorel Baptist Church which was presented by the WMU last night at the church. Mrs. Henry Berry was in char™ of the program which opened with the song, 'Jesus Saves" followed bv prayer by Mrs, H. S. Reb.stock. "Japan Needs A Saviour" was discussed by Mrs. c. c. Elliott olio-red by "Day or Prayer" which w4 ^ topic chosen by Mrs Pra" A prayer was led by Mrs M»« followed by the sin e h, 8 of hs hymn. "All Hail the P 0 w cr ° or j e sus Name." Mrs. W. O. Auten discussed -T, It Night in China?., followed by a discussion by Mrs. w. j. smith ••At The Name of Jesus." ' Mrs. Hay White discussed "•!'£'> Mighty God At Work In Palestine- after which Mrs. M. A . ,,, icst ^ cussed, -The Supreme Service." Mrs. M. O. Patterson presented the devotional followed by a Loltie MODH offering taken for foreign minion gronp.5. At The Hospitals Rljlhci-ille Hospital Dismissed: Henry Hogue, City. Juanita Williams, City. Mrs. Troy Hurlison, Steele. Mrs. R. B. Gaines and baby, City Jim Henderson, Dell. Walls HosinUI Dismissed : Mrs. Jesse Westmoreland nurt 1 baby, Rt. 4. Mrs. Eddie Ford and baby, oily B. T. Grim. city. Betty sue Cook. Rt. <. Tangerines are early varieties ot the orange. 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