The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 9, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 9, 1949
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', PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS 'Jane ShcHun, Society Editor Phone -1461 "Christmas" Theme of Pre-Nuplial Shower Miscellaneous shower gifts arranged among snow covered cotton placed under a gaily lighted Christmas tree were presented Miss Wanda Berry, bride-elect of Roland Bishop, Jast night at a shower given in her honor. Hostesses for the a/fair weie Mrs. Ramon Morton, Mrs. j. S. O\vcns and Mis* Luelln Barnes at Ct:c T. J. Barnes home, 400 Dougan. Placed In the room In which Ihe guesU were seated was low bowl from which cascaded silver sprigs each topped with vati-coloied gum drops. Inters porsed among the sprigs wete nanditia.berries. Centering the mirror backed mantel was a tiered cake which was topped.,with a miniature 1 bride ami groom. During the evening names were played with prizes being presented Mrs. Dorothy Martin and Mrs, Walter Dishop. Favors of tiny golden wedding rings tied In puffs of while satin were presented the guests. Miss Berry wore for the occasion R black taffeta frock on which she pinned n gift corsage of creamy white gardenias. She wore black accessories in complement, Special guest for the affnir was Kirs. Bishop, mother of Utc ?room, who was also presented a gift corsage of white gardenias. During the evening, Miss Berry was presented R gilt in her chosen silver pattern. * • » Mrs. Gentry Becomes Member of Avalon Club . Mrs. Hugh Gentry became a member of the Avalon Bunco Club st the meeting of the group yesterday at the home of" Mrs. Bill Gilbow. • Polled plants and Christmas scenes were placed In the room In which the guests were seated for the games. , Mrs. Harold Wright won high, Mrs. John clouse low and Mrs. Fred McGregor bunco during the afternoon. . At, the conclusion of the game. 1 -; Mrs. Gilbow served a salad course. Mrs. Head Entertains Blytheville Rook Club Mrs. j. o. Hney won high, Mrs. Russell Wert second high and Mrs. O. V. Daws rooko In the afternoon games of the Blythevile Rook club yesterday when Mrs. Roy Head *as hostess to the group. Polnsettas were placed throughout the home In complement to the Christmas season. At the conclusion of the game Mrs. Head served fruit cake and coffee. Bible Class, Guests Feted At Supper-Yule Parly Thirty-nine members and guests ' of the Ladles Bible Cass of the First Methodist Church were enter- Miss Goforth Honored At Miscellaneous Shower Miss Mary Jane Gofortl), bride- elect ol Wayne Ralph, was complimented last night when Mrs. G, H. Ralph was hostess to 18 guests with » miscellaneous shower In her honor. The evening was spent Informally at the Cherry Street home of the hostess which decorated throughout with mixed flowers. Miss Goforth wore for the occasion a black crepe frock, with block accessories. She pinned at her shoulder a corsage of red carnations, a gift of the hostess. Special guests for the affnir were Mrs. T. W. Gofortli, mother of the bride-elect, and Mrs. William Fra- zicr. The honorce was presented a luncheon set from her hostess. During the evening Mrs. Ralph served a denser tcourse. bellow and Green Party Honors Mid-Week Club Touches ot yellow and green were rcpeatcci throughout the decorations of the H. H. Houchlns home when Mrs. Houchlns was hosless to the Mid-Week Club yesterday. Centering ttie table at which the gue-st.s were .seated for the luncheon was a low bowl in which fllated jonquils. Tinv hand-painU-d place cards on which were hand painted yellow Jonquils marked ench place. Repeating the chosen theme were the other table appointment.* which were in complement to the selected flower. In the afternoon (jame.v immediately following luncii, Mrs, \v. L,. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, Bits of News Yuletide Dinner-Dance Fetes Club 28, Guesls Approximately 90 members and P° xe1 '' a " guests of Club 28 met last night, ntta< '» c at the legion Hut for a Christmas Mr IU:d Mrs - Ocorgc Fa van an- dlimcr-dnncc. Hosts and hostesses' noilllcp lhc bllth cf a so " Tu< ' siili y for the affair v.ere Mr. and Mrs j nt Walls Hospital. The bntay. who James Terry, Mr. and Mrs. G Cor ge ! is H> c li'second child, has been r.nmed D. Pollock, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs | o ™ r B e Favall, Jr. They have James F. Rogers of Dell, electrician's mate, third cla.^s. in tiic Navy, is .serving aboard the UKS aircraft carrier, which 'lied (a Die Pacific Meet. . , H. A. Nelson. Yule scenes , (laughter, Ruth Jane. Mr - n " <i JIlSp w - A giant white taper trimmed with greenery centered the serving table with the center table being lopped with a cheery Saiua claus with his reindeers and sleigh, from the sleigh were white snapdragons and red carnations. Resting on the piano was a miniature silver and blue chri.stmas tree. Sever;:! out of town guests attended the a/fair. Thursday Rook Meets With Mrs. Grover Wren Brightly colored potters fillrd with polnsettias were placed In the Manchestc entertaining rooms of the Grover Wren home on Highway 18 ye^terdny when Mrs. Wren was hostess to the Thursday Rook Club. WILSON NEWS !!y Mrs. li. K. Roylcs shop and Mr.s. Hisliop are vi>ilitig hero as gue.sts of Mr.s. Hislmp's sister. Mrs. Rupert Crafton. Mr. Cnif- nrimiiit'ng j lon "" d fninl »' an<1 also Mr -<- «'i shop s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom j Mfirlin of Dell. Commander I Is on leave from fleet dutv In the ' Pacific. They plan to remain 10 days. I Mr. and Mrs. w. O. Gill of West ru-ins. Mo,, will arrive tonight to .SJXW! tin- '.veokend ns guests of Miami Mr.s. T. A. S levers and family Mr. and Mr.s. Sirvcrs made their i home in West plains before moving j to Blytheville several weeks afiO. Charles II. Manchester of Akron.) Ohio,, spent several days hci e as } nt Mrs. Cecil Rliane. Mr, ! - - -j- was stationed at tho Army Air Bnsr> during the war. Mr. and Mrs, G. B. Mr. and Mr.s. W. II. Holt and Miss Betty -- ---- - • , Cole, all of Hlrkmon. Kv., were the During the afternoon rook games: Tlnnfdt.y guests of Mrs J H Ad- Mr.s. li. C. BJankenshtp won high' , lms Ti ; py B . c] . e cnroutc ' to tl , cir Masons Klcct The Ma:x>ns of Carson Lake I«di;<: No. 058 met Tuesday night nt the Masonic Hull In Wilson for the election of olficcis, and a barbecue supper. Newly elected officers are G. B. Sliul). Worship Master; Klvls Abbott, Senior Warden; Ftussle. Perry, iinlor Warden; R, A. Pratt. Treasurer; Maury Upton, secretary; Rev. H. Lynn wade. Chaplain; Robert Griffin, Senior Deacon; A. E, Clark. Junior Deacon; Gilbert Wiley ami Etl Williams. Masters of Ceremonies: imrt Frank McDonald, tyler Out-of-town guests Included Sol Freulman, N'ap Etter and Aaron Killing, all of Joiner, and Mr. McCoy of uye»s. Ulrals A C. Hra/ral and Francis Waller , of Film. Mich., were guests In Hie | home of Mr. Hrazoal's sister. Mrs. Maury Upton ami f.imily last week. The Hev. H. Lynn Wade, pastor of .Die Wilson .Methodist Chiucli. dancing at the Peabody Skyway Deer In Memphis. Other guests Supt. and Mrs. Phillip J. and Mr. and Mrs. E. lieall. Service Auxiliary Now Member of National Group Mrs Oscar Fendler, president ol the lilyihcvile Junior Service Auxiliary, today announced that the local auxiliary is now n provision^ member of the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries. The local club will bo elieiblc for r . „, , lmllls » ra ,,,p ;1 ,,, ™ 'l 0 ..'!^" 1 . 1 ?!. 1 :-?" R..". ..'' ie ":" 10 " i " vcuihiul audience, offered to Civic Music Artist Wins Praise Of Music Lovers in Blytheville ™'»'<"liO[> '™t November. The Hy \Vllma Douglas Courier Nell's Staff IVriler Frank Edwinn. bass-baritone, presented lust night by the Blytheville Civic Music Association at the American Legion Auditorium, created prent warmth in Ills listeners by a superb recreation of some "little known" and other familial- music selections. A natural talent was augmented by ability to oratorio and an obvious "joy" in his singing. Arias from Jean BaptLstc Lully's "AltcMe". George Handel's "Ju<l;i> Maccabeus" and Rossini's "Barber of Seville" were presented with so much vitality and such understanding by Mr. Edwinn that even children in the audience seemed to feel ihe meaning of foreign words. E'.nly in his performance, .Mr. Etlu'lnu, noting a comparatively , hc 1): for each of his arias. Street Church in JoneOjoro Dec- 1- | uitcl sixih <jnule rooms of Sudbury Thp minimi Christmas Musical | and Yarhro completed. Notices of and Mrs. Harold Kinson second , home after visiting in Clarendon N. B. Blakemore won j Ark. Mr, and Mrs. W. O. Train liiph. Mrs. rooko. At the conclusion of the sanies cniHTii \viU be held Sunday fit the Methodist Church. The conceit, qiven by Wilson musicians, will be dlrrcte'd by Miss Mary E. Sy mends. It will be open to the publci. Mrs. J. R. CulJoni. Sr.. Mrs. J. R. Ciilloin. Jr.. mid Miss Lillian Wilron wei e in Memphis Monday. Mr. ;.tid Mrs. L. V. McGraw and Mrs. E A. Oral of WnriCMibvrrp. Mo., v.ere the puesls of Dr. and Mrs. J. N. Jerome last week. Mrs. McGriuv and Mrs. Graf arc sisters o! Dr. Jerome. Dr, and Mrs. J. N. Jerome, Miss Virgie Roaers and Mr. and Mrs. HnV,^' ^T±. tl0 ,?t ' 1S i""T S< 'f" 0f i' : '' i ' s MKW;S 1» inam-Hverina «io Uub.s tlnmighmit I he fcoinliei-n ; 11H: , )ds of his | ku ,, lm Wil- , evi<k . llc . eii through the entire program. Audience JCnlhusiastic That the artist snna to. ami for was evident in his en- A eroiip of folk .soniis w-;us received with such ovations th:it nil of his future encore Mrs Fendler also reported that tn<1 visual srrecnini; project is accompanied by his wile, auendert j being earlier! out in the elementary a ^ nurtieucVwa's ov the District Conference at Fisher j schools with the third, fourth, fifih Lore' •irexentalion.s Sll'PPt nhlK'cli 111 .[nMJ^ImVll FlCf 1 ' :ll>/-l tivili -ii^-uln wutntE- .vf C-.,,11....... i ' . ' ' ' to meet the requirements Hornor won high and Mrs. J. Louts j Mrs. Wren served fruit cuke Cherry second high. and tained last night at wfth a covered dish Christmas party. the church supper and . The Christmas theme was repeated throughout the entertaining rooms In which the evening was spent. Supper was served from long tables overlaid with white cloths and centered at Intervals with poiir- Eettlas and boughs of Christmas greens. In the program presented following the supper, Mrs. James Verhoeff told the Christmas story, "The. Bells," with Mrs. Roy Bngley presenting several piano selections. The group was dismissed with prayer led by the Rev. Roy Bagley. Four Guesls Meet With Thursday Club Members of the Thursday Club and four guests Mrs. H. B. Wilson, Mre. R. N. Foli^e. Mrs. L. V. Larson and ;\frs. Ralph Hanna. all hnrise- of Mr. and Mrs. E.'R. Lancashire, were entertained yesterday when Mrs. P. D. Foster was hostess to the group. In complement to the approach- Ins Yulctide season were the decorations which were placed throughout the home. In the games, Mrs, G. G. Callrlill won high and Mr.=. O. W. McClltch- en second high. Mrs. Faster also presented the guttttA with a gift during the af'.er- noon. • * • Odette Club Plays Bridge at Hill Home Mrs. James Hill, Jr.. was hostess to members of the Octette Club yesterday at her home for the weekly dessert bridge. Bridge was pinyrrl during the afternoon by the members who were seated in rooms decorated with potted plants. In the games Mrs. Marvin Nunn won high and Mrs. J. c. Ellis second. Mrs. Wahl Guest With Thursday Night Club Mrs. Wilbur Wahl wa.s guest with members of the Thursday Night Club when Mrs. Burks Barker complimented the group at her home. In the rook games Mrs. N'. W. yle won hi Aiken rooko coffee. Forum Group Discusses Current Problems A rotiiiritable discussion of current problems and especially the problem pf highway and city safety were discussed by the members and guests of the Layman's League of the First Christian Church last n . night. Immediately following the 6:30 dinner the quests tor tiie evening. Mayor Doyle Henderson. Chief of Police John Foster and Judge Gra Air. ant Mrs w. O. Train of Q „ Jf ,: ome of Woft Wempbls " r P ! ;\1 J?^l. ° r , * r'L 11 . 01 "'' I "««,^d the N, f ,i,h presented" by after spending several days here ns guests of their daughter Mrs. Homer 1,. Hamnislon, Mr. Hummston and daughter. Betty Lou. Hugh Edward Tate, formerly of Blytheville and now of McCornb. Miss,. Is seriously ill at the McComb Infirmary, with pneumonia. Mrs. lorn Mrorc. Rt. 2. Mrs. B;ll Kellers and babv, Air Mr.s. P. H. Drew, Hayt'l. Mrs. Sim Jewel nn] baby. City, Mrs. L. ,M. Jolley and baby, City. Mrs. C. L. McAVatcis, City. failure of the test have been mulled to parents. Assistance has been given three children. The screening at Central and Langc will be done after the Chri.stmas holidays. The story hnok hour which is being held every Saturday at the Public Library will be discontinued numbers were light and snappy. The crowd showed a definite eag- erne.s.s for "more" after he concluded his program wi|!i three encore numbers "Little Jack Homer," "I Love Life" by Manna-2ucca. and finally. "S.'dp to My Lou " Earlier in the concert he presented a typical Punch and Judy number, "Come was Jactiues Wolfe's "De Glory Road", Excellent use of a voice cap-- rvble of making the rafters ring com- personality and vocal bined with art drew rounds of applause. Itecciillon Is Held Following the concert Mr. and Mrs. Ldwlnn and his accompanist, Mrs. Claire Thomas, were honored at a reception at the home of Mr and Mrs. Rupert Crafton Tl,e friendliness O f the singer and „ personality that he | lcs >„; trace of artistic temperment were ns much a part of in, off-stage an- pearancc as they were for his concert. The Cralton home was decorated in keeping with the Christmas season, with poinjiottlas forming » floral backgrounds. Mrs R /f Porter. Mrs Harry KirbV, Mrs ty. K. Crafton. Mrs. W. L. Homer, and Mrs. John Caudlll assisted at the servinu table. The table cover was of imported Chinese linen with elaborate cul work, and the centerpiece was a continuance of the Christmas theme. Approximately 50 directors or officers of the Blytheville Civic Music As ocialion '>>.»! Mr. MC! ; s uvs. Edwinn and Mrs. Thomas. Spe-Hi yin'st.s ',mc Lt. Comdr. .lijci' M,,<. John Loy Bishop. after Saturday until alter the : Down and Let's Catch Birds Christmas holidays- it will be re- j Fuvthpr evidence of the warmth Mimed Jan. 17. , | l!:c a; rj. s t created within the audi- In conclusion, Mr.s. Fendler an- ; cnce was 5-een by the score.* ol chll- nounced that since the organization I (Iron uhr> stormed him for auto- of the group In May of this year, j graphs, before he descended from until Nov. ] the members have con- 1 the .stage. the Memphis State college Glee Oltib, T<;esd,iy niiiht In the college auditorium. Miss Fonta Jerome., daughter of Dr- and Mrs. J. N. ' Jerome, is a member of the colegc'' Glee Club. I Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Woodyard announce the birth of a daughter : Dec. 5 at Walls Hospital in "Ely- | theville. i The Wilson Hi?h School football i boys and their dates. Coach Roy Stobough and Mrs. Stobough .and ; managers were compliemented Fri- i day night when Mr. and Mrs. J. E ' Grain entertained with dining and i tributed 1036 hours on club projects and welfare' agencies. his most ]*:pular number \\iili his Blytheville audience ham Sudbury led ihe forum discussion R. L. Dctiman prepared the emotions and evening program with L T. Tayloi presenting the questions to the group. Minors engaged in gambling and Gambling devices were also discussed, Especially emphasized was the part the church could play in controlling the national trend toward K a mbl Inc. The Rev, Lester D. Strubhar, Is minister ol the church. Baptist Group Has Lottie Moon Program The Sunbeam Band of the Number Nine Baptist Church met Thursday afternoon at the church for the Week o( Prayer and Lottie Moon program. The meeting was opened with prayer by Mrs. Bessie Ruslin followed by the group repealing in unison the watchword. Assembled around the glowing Christmas tree, the group sand "Silent Night," Miss Ernestine French, toacher nt Number Nine School, taught the afiornoon lesson. Following the dismissal, refreshments of soft drinks and candy were .served the group. Those as- „,,,,„ ;. „ , . , were . During the veiling refreshments j sistln( , wlth lh|1 s( , rv | ng ;vere nmy were served the members and Jcarl McGcc Criro] Qvp[rcVp Ray l " Eiiests who were seated In in whlvh were placed decor a linns In complement to the Yule season. whlu!c and Eugene ford crolt. Mrs. R list In is counselor for the group. Misa French Is assistant counsclnr. I y y v u I w M a And For CHRISTMAS Laurel roping for your doors Evergreen sways with "Candy Canes" ... Bel Is for your doors. . . . Indoor wreathes for picture windows. Visit our greenhouse and flower shop and see the blooming Christmas plants. Dish Gardens ... Poinsettias by the hundreds . . . Totum Poles . . . Copper and Brass Articles for gifts that last... colored candles for table pieces and many novelties. HEATON'S HOME OF FLOWERS 200 E. Davis Phone 549 At The Hosotlals lUyllicTille HospUnl NTrs. O. D. Bond and baby, SLrrlc. T. B. r,a\vrcnce, City. S Cohni Pollard. Marshton. Mo. Mfimie Herron. Ci(y, ATr5. Frank CunninRhnm, Steele. Susan Dprinian. Arnioicl. ; Jnmcs Nchhiit.CHjr*. i WallK i Dt^n\'pscd: : Mrs. Arthur Cochran and baby. Oily. lic'ty .Iran WrlglU, Dnrrin?;, Mo Sunday end Monday THE WAITER PJD6, THl COMMAND PETER UWFORD IHI toyi AN6EU|I IKt lOVtlORH 8/ARRyMORE^r IHC PKOIEC10R *O* M] LEIGH THE HUNTED „» LOUIS CALHERN FRANCIS L. 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POST, COLLIER'S ond RADIO Main & Second Continuous Shows Box Olfiec Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 IU:UO a.m. 12:15 ]i.m. 1:30 p.m. LISTEN TO K1.C.V Last Time Today Tokyo Joe with Humphrey r.iramount Selected Saturday GOLDE W£ST MOMf KALI Shuw Starts 7:00 Box Office Opens 6:15 ^ Dargain Night Every Nijht 9 ^\cc|)t Saturday No passes hnnt>re[i on Sunday at The ROXY Last Time Today The Senator Was Indiscreet with William Powell and Klla Kntncs Selected Short Subjects

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