The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 18, 1950 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 18, 1950
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FACE FOUK BIYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Jane Shelton, Society .Editor Phone 4461 . • Shower-Tea Parties Fete Miss Nabers, Bride-Elect Miss Mary Jo Nabers, who will become the bride of Oscar T. Elliott, Jr., late this month, continues to be complimented at nye-nupttal affairs. Monday night a china and crystal shower was given nt lite F, B. Joyner home when Mrs, R. L. Gaines, Mrs. Bill Jontz, Mrs. Freeman Jernlgan and Mrs. Joyner were hostesses lo 24 guests. . A yellow theme was repeated throughout, the decorations of the home with crystal vases holding an abundance of yellow roses placed throughout the rooms. During the evening bridal games and contrasts were played with prizes being presented Mrs. J. JVhitney Morgan, Jr., and Mrs. Grady Magee. '. In complement to the "shower" theme was the large umbrella under which Miss Nabers gifts from the group was arranged. Favors o[ liny umbrellas made of pastel handkerchiefs were presented the guests. " '; Miss Nabers, who was dressed in i Irock of brown faille with which she wore brown accessories, pinned a corsage of tiny eyilow rosebuds, nestled in greenery, al tier shoulder, a gift of the hostesses. I During the evening an iced dessert course was .served. | Special guests attending were Mrs. J. L. Nabers, mother of the bride-elect ,and Mia. W. M. Scruggs, mother of Mi. 1 Elliott. \ Yesterday, Mi's. Samuel F. Norrls was hostess at her home on Walnut ^or her daughter, Miss Maureen Norris, who Ls a student at St. Cecilia Academy's Nashville, when she entertained with a seated tea feting Miss Nahers, Guests' for the affair were those who have and are entertaining for the bride-elect. A pastel color scheme was repeated throughout the decorations with touches of yellow accented in ' the gladioli which was placed In the entertaining rooms and the assorted party foods served. ; Mrs. Norris was assisted during the afternoon by Miss Vivian Patterson and Miss Vivian Taylor. Favorite recipes were brought by the guests and were compiled and placed in' .a eoQking; file box and presented the honoree. • .The guest of 1 honor wore a navy blue tailored suit with complementing accessories. \5he pinned yellow gladioli at her ^shoulder, a gift of the hostess,' • : • Special guests attending .were Mrs. J. L.' Nabers, mother of'the honoree, Mrs. W. M. Scruggs, mother of Mr. Elliott, and Mrs'.'F. b. Elliott,'grandmother of Mr. Elliott-: Birthday/Parfy Teles, Sharon Lynn Burgess' Patricia Ann widner was complimented on her third birthday Sunday when her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Widner, entertained with a party ior 18 guests. The group spent the afternoon informally listening to nursery rhymes after which was seated at the refreshment table which was centered with a birthday cake topped with the. letters, "Happy Birthday, Patty," for ice cream and cake. During the afternoon group pictures were made. Special guests for the affair were Mr. and Mrs. Jess Widner, grandparents of the honoree, Charlie Hart, Joan Tedlock and Waclon Poeell. Mrs. Widner was assisted during the afternoon by Mrs. Charlie Hart and Miss Sue Widner. FOR TINY TOTS By Sue Burnelt Clothes for the tiny family members are tisch fun to sew—easy to care for, too! This adorable set is complete—a puffed sleeve dress and undies for sister; brother wears a sidebuttoning romper. ^ Pattern No. 8555 Is > sew-rite perforated pattern for sizes e months, 1, 2 and 3 years. Size 1. dress. 1!4 yards of 39-inch: slip and panties, i»; yards; romper, ~,i yard. For this pattern, send 25 cents, in COINS, your name, address size desired, and the PATTERN NUM- BKR. to Sue Burnett, Courier News 530 South Wells Street, Chicago 7, Don't miss the Spling and Summer FASHION. This latest Issue is a. colorful, informative,—a complete pattern magazine. Fabric news fashion tips, a wealth of smart frocks to sew [or' summer are all included. 25 cents. Biuhday Paity Honors 'atricia Ann The fiist birthday of Sharon Lynn 'Burgess, daughler of Mr. antl Mrs. Winford Burgess- was ohserv- ed yesterday with a party for live little guc.sU. The group spent the afternoon in playing with toys and informal entertainment. In the games played, prize.s were presented Tonyj-Harden and Jerry Michael. "~JTi, Favors of brightly 'colored bal- loans were presented the gnesl.s. The large white birthday cake on which rested a single pink candle and topped with letters spelling, "Happy Blrlhday Sharon" centered the refreshment table. Ice cream was. served with the birthday cake. Mis. Burgess was assisted during the afternoon by Mrs. John Sharp. Special guest .for the affair wa.s Mr.s. Carl Ward of Osceola, aunt of the tiny guest of honor. Initial.Plans Made For ' Woman of Year Selection Initial plans for selecting the Woman of the Year, a -Joint project of ihe Alpha Alpha and Alpha Delta Chapters of Beta Slg'nu Phi were made last night at the Alpha Alpha chapler meeting at the home of Mrs. Ray whlttington. The selection is due lo b« made sometime in February. Tills will be the fourth year the two chapters have sponsored the selection. Candidates for the naming of Woman ol the Year are submitted usually by mail, and Ihe final decision made by a secret judging panel Mrs Marjoric Hancock, Mrs. A A. Frcdrickson, Mrs. Whittingloii and Mrs. James Rogers were named to meet with representatives of the Alpha Delta Chapter and the City Council or Beta Sigma Phi to plan the project. Plans for moving the semi-annual rush period up to March were also discussed at the business meeting, conducted by the president, Mrs. Frances Oammill. During bunco games played during the evening, Mrs. Ramon Morton won high, Mrs. Gnminlll the travelling prize, and Mr.s. Hancock low. Mrs. Whlttlngloii and Miss Florence Moore were hostesses. They served a iandwich plale. Mrs. Hickman Honored At Informal Parly Mrs. Byron Moore was hostess at her home yesterday when she entertained with an Informal parly complimenting Mrs. Lewis Hlckmnn of Malvern formerly of Hlytheville who has been spending several days here. Guests for Ihe occasion were friends and former neighbors of Mr.s. Hickman while in Blythcvllle. Informal entertainment and canasta made up the afternoon's en- terlninment for the guests who were sealed In room.s in which were placed cry.slal bowls holding assorted floating flowers. During Ihe afternoon Mrs. Mcore served a dessert course. New Bridge Club Meets For Bridge-Shower Bis IhcvllleV, newest club, the TLE. was entertained last night at the home of Mr.s. Jerry Scrape. The club, which was recently organized, wil! play, bridge. Guest meeling wilh the members was Miss Blllle Damon. : - , Preceding the game ' Mrs. Scrape served a dessert course. In the game Mrs. Herman Turner won high, Miss Damon second high and Mrs Tom Mabry'.bridge.; Following Ihe game the group presented gifts of china and crystal lo Miss Damon who Is the bride- elect of James M. Barnes. Mrs. Rainwater Honors La Nueve Club, Guests Mrs. W: T. Rainwater entertained i«i Nueve and two guests lust night at her home. Guc.sts were Mr.s. Neely Young of Danville. Va., hoiisegueit, of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Buck, and Mrs. Jack Chamhlln. The members and guests we're sealed at individual lablcs for the bridge game In which Mrs. Young won high and Mrs. Rouse Harp second high. Mrs. Rainwater served her guests a dc.ssert course. La Petiie, Guests Have Country Club Meeting La Petiie and two guests were entertained yesterday at the Country club for Ihe weekly meeting. Guests meeting with the group were Mrs. Chester Caldwell and }4r». Gene Atkinson. Mrs. J. y. Montandon was liosle.sses for the afternoon. Preceding the game f. ' dessert course was served ihe members and guesi.s who were seated at the refreshment table which was topped 'wilh a copiously arranged gladioli centerpiece. In the game Mrs. Montandon won high/Mrs. Max Usrcy second high and Mrs. Caldwell bridge. Tri-Town, Guests Meet With Mrs. Gene Teaford Mrs. Neely Young ol Danville, Va., of her parents, Mr. and Mis. C. M. Buck, and Mr.s, Harry A. Haines were guest.s yesterday when Mrs. Gene Teaford was hos- to Tri-Town Bridge Club. Assorted hued flowers were arranged in cry.slal b/jwls throughout the entertaining rooms. In the bridge game Mrs. James C. Guard won high and Mrs. Newton Whitls second high. Preceding the game Mrs. Teaford served a dessert course. Terry Wetenkamp Feted At Gomg-Away Party Terry Wetenkamp. who left yesterday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Wetenkamp for Memphis to make their home,-was honored Sunday during the Sunday School hour at the First Christian Church. Mrs. Sain Hanlcy, who is In charge of the beginner's class complimented Terry with a going-away partj nnd shower. Balloons were presented the 12 members of the class who were present. Games were played and during the hour crnngc juice 'and cookies were served. Miscellaneous gifts from Ihe groui were presented tile honoree. Bridge Club, Guests Meet; Mrs. Reid Is Hostess Mrs. C. E. Crigger Jr. won high and Mrs.- Lloyd Stickraon second high in the meeting of the Tuesday Bridge club at the home o] Mrs. Max Reid on Main street. Guests meeting with the club were Mrs. Russell C. Farr and Mrs Paul Pryor. During the afternoon Mrs. Reid served a dessert course. • * • • Mrs.WatsonNewMember Of Legion Auxiliary Mrs. Dick Watson met nl a nen member with the American Legior Auxiliary at the meeting last nighl at the Legion Hut.; The ' meeting was presided ove by the president, Mr.s. Jess Russell The colors were advanced by Mrs Garland Moody, who is scrgean at arms, after which the group repeated the pledge of allegianct and the Ficamble of the Constitu lion. Prayer wa.s led by the chaplair Mrs. J. B. Clune. A brief business meeting was lieli in which various officers made re ports afler which the colors wer retired Arid the meeting adjourned Hoslesses for the social hour fol- j lowing were Mrs. Clune and Mrs ! Speck McGregor. ; Smokes Go Feminine BERLIN — </Fj— German cigaret i packs have been demilitarized, j Distributors now give away tiny pictures of pin-up girls with each ; pack. The last "give-away." In Hit-i Icr's time, were pictures ot uni- i formed soldiers. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 1950 Bits of News Mr. nid Mrs. John Wall and daughter, Kalhy, of Dallas, Tex., re spending several days here as ;uesls of Mrs. Wall's 'mother, Mrs. I. T. Ashley. Mr. and Mrs. Wall are ormer Blylheville residents. / Mr. and Mrs. James C. Trolter of Pullman, Ala., left today for theii lome after spending several days lere as guests of their son, A: C. Trotter, Mrs. Trotter and fajniiy, Mr. and Mrs. Lelws Hickman of rfalvern, formerly of Blytheville eft today for their home after spending several days here as guests of friends. While in Blytheville 'hey were complimented at several af- 'air.s. Miss Verna Sue Taylor of White- laven, Tenn.. spent yesterday In Blylheville as guest of Mr ,«hi Mrs [)an c. Eukau and family..- Mls.s Taylor formerly made her home In Blylheville with her sister, Mrs Eukan and family. , Mi*s Maureen Norris, daughter of Wr. and Mrs. Samuel F. Norris, will arrive home in the morning from St. Ceceilia's Academy, Nashville, where she is a senior, to be the mid-term guest of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Standon and Mrs. Helen C. Brownlce are spending today In Memphis where Mrs Brownlee will consult a specialist. Mr. and Mrs. James Hill, Jr. left this afternoon for New Orleans I where Mr. Hill will attend a meeting. They plan to be gone several days. Two New Members Meet With Armorel HD Club Mrs. Max Brilcy and Mrs. Jim Tripo became new members of the Armorel Home Demonstration Club which met yesterday afternoon at the home of Mrs. W. L. Smith. Guests meeting wiih the 13 members were Mrs. Harry Began. Mrs Auldron Smllh and Mrs. Gertrude Holiman, home demonstration acont. The meeting was preceded wilh a potluck luncheon after which the business session was opened wtih the singing of "America." Mrs. John Maycs gave the devotional taken from Psalms 51-10-10 on "Neutral Religion." Each member answered (he roll call by tolling of a hobby. During the business meeling chairmen for the year were appointed by the president. Mrs. Harvey Parrish. Those appointed were historian, Mrs. Briley: recreation and home improvement, Mrs. Taft Metier: home grounds, Mrs. W. A. Anderson: clothing ami garden, Mrs. C. A. Vlnson; poultry. Mrs. 'C. c. Elliott; home dairy and'health. Mis. T. R. WaUson; food, nutrition, home management and safety. Mrs. John Mayes: home and handicraft, Mrs. Buck Germany: citizenship. Mrs. R. L. Atkinson and song, Mrs. N. C. Palterson. Mrs. Holiman gave a demonstration on making rugs and lamp COTTONS WITH A DOUISI.K I.IKK—Two collon costumes wilh dual personalities go sightseeing or sunsceking with equal grace. Mary, Stev-_ ens' dress and cape ot lu/ury denim are a perfect pair for street wear. Off with (lie cape—ami bare shoulders anil back to the sun. Nalulic Kenlie's design, as shown, is a two-piece town dress of royal blue broatl- ckJlh. For a complete change, the peplumed Mouse becomes a play dress when worn over little matching shorts, flat by >[r. John. Church Circles Meet; Five New Members Members of the Methodist circles met Monday in the members home for the monthly mertings. Circle One iiet with Mrs. Roland Hreen with Mrs. R. L. Loggins co-hostess. Fifteen members were present for the meeting in which Mrs. Paul Jobp save the study. Circle Two war, entertained by Mrs. J. L. Ciiinn with Ifi members and one new member. Mrs. Elmer Newbanks, present. Mrs. Harry W. Halnes «ave the devotional and Mrs. L. E. Baker Ihe study lessor.. The Rev. Roy I. Baglcy \vas a guest. Circle Three met at (he home of Mrs. C. E. -Crigger. Jr.. with Mrs. Uoyd Whittaker co-hostess to the 18 members and two new membnra present. New members are. Mrs. John Lane and Mrs. C. W. Capp. Mrs. J. D. Barksdale gave the devotional and Mrs. William Wyatt the study lesson. Circle Pour with 12 members present was entertained at the E. .J. Cure home. Mrs. Elton Kirby ?.ave the devotional and Mrs. Cure the sluly lesson. Circle Five met In Ihe home of shades. - s. ' i ' The group was dismissed will' the repeating of the Woman's Creed. ..lire and Mrs. J. P. Holland. The study was given by Mi's. L. E. Old Jr. ..•.-. Circle Six met in' the Home of Mrs. John Caudill with 21 members present. Two guests. Mrs. W. L Homer and Mrs. Roy Bagley, wcte present. The devotional was given by Mrs. P. D. Foster and the study by Mrs. B. A. Lynch. At the close of'each meeling, the hostess served refreshments. Bust of Forrestal Ordered tor Pentagon WASHINGTON M>j—The son of Die late Kyosti Kallio. president of Finlsyid from 1937 to 1!)40, has won a co'mmtssion to execute a bronze bust- of the late James Forrestal, first secretary of defense. The sculptor, Kalervo Kallio. won by submitting a plaster model in an open -competition. His bust w r as. (he unanimous choice of the aware committee. The Forrestal Memorial Committee, ol which Defense Secretary Johnson is chairman, wil pay 55.000 for tlie bust. It will bt erected at one. of the entrances U. the Pentagon: - . Fotirlecn members of the WMU at UK New Liberty Baptist Church net at the home of Mrs."Dick Bc- •llle Tuesday aftcrnoorf-for a Royal Service program. The meeting was opened with he singing of a hymn followed with prayer which was led by Mrs E. H. Crook. The devotional wa.s given by Mrs, S. H. Bcvil!. .Those participating on the Royal Service program were Mrs, Malcolm ioonce, Mrs. P. S, I'afker, Mis Crook, Mrs. B. T. • Ladncr! Mr.s! Clayton Holder. Mrs. Charlie Hicks an'd Mrs. H. B. Shearin. 7 . The meeting was closed WW >rayer. In the social hour following, Ihe loslc.sses served cookies and"' icfd drinks. Coming Event* Social Calendar Thursday Euzctian Class of 'First hurch meets with Mrs. R. L i'hompson 1305 Holly :it 7:30 pm C. and M. Birthday Club meets ith Mrs.'• Phillip Applebaum at p.m. Nil !>hi Mu sorority meek wiih Miss Jane Shelton at 7:30 p. m Mrs. W. A. Stickmon entertains Thursday Night club. Avalon Bunco Club meets with Mrs. Buss Kcltinger. Mrs. Elva Poe hoslcss in Blv- iieville Rook Club. } Thursday Rcok meets with Mrs W. B. Mayo. Mrs, John Foster hoslcss to Double Pour. Mrs. C. A. Cunningham hoste.w :o Mid-Week Club. '••• Friday CBC complimented by Mrs j J Sonk.son. .Mrs. Loy Welch ente rains Friday Contract. Ladies Bible Class of First Methodist Church meets at home of Mrs ' B. M. Matthews at 2:30 p.m. for social and business meeting Mrs. Ernrna Burney and Mrs. W. I. Di ton co-hostesses. ',,^ Past Matrons and Past Patrons club meets with Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Wahl, 227 Dougan, at 7 p.m. for potluck supper. Mrs. R. A. Nelson with 21 members and two new members present. New members are Mrs. Mavis Settle- Thirst, too, seeks quality where else does qualify mean so much? tOmiD UNOt» MJTHOHITY Of IHt COCA-COl* COM^NT IT Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of BlythevilU O 1950, lh« C«a Same Styles in Hcd, Cognac lirown New Liberty News Al The Hospitals Bljthcville Hospital Dismissed: B. .1. Allen, Armorel. " ' Leo LaRced, City. Mrs. Elva Poe, City. Joe Atkisson, City. Mrs. W. S. Mick. City. Irene Williams, City. Walls Hospital Dismissed: ' Otis WoolCofd, Lcachville. Mrs. Estelle Pollard and baby,' Cooler. Continuous Shows Box Office Opens l-:45 Show Slarts 2:00 llhOU a.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m. LISTEN TO KLCN Wednesday & Thursday f ^^^ PKfUl* Selected Short Slights Continuous Showing Eversdaj Box omce Opens SM Bargain Nis h < Ev Except Sat«rd»j No passes honored on Sunday at The Tuesday & Wednesday SNAKE PIT with Olivia de Havilaiu! and Mark Slcvens Selected Short Subject! Thursday & Friday *, J

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