The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 21, 1950 · Page 2
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 1950 Society, NewA Jane SbeKon, elton, Society Editor "> § Phone 4461 Miss Foster's Betrothal To Mr. Patton Announced The engagement and approaching marriage of Mi/« nettye Louiw Foster, daughter of Mrs, Ed Foster and the late Mr. Foster, lo Ralph Wilson-Patton, son of Mrs. Henry Clance ration and the late Mr, Patton, Is announced today by the brld^-elect's mother- Miss Foster is a graduate of B!y- theville High School where she participated in extra-curricula activities.. Mr 1 .'-. Patton is a grariuaie of the Liltle 'Rock High School and Is a veteran of time and one-half years service in the Army. He now represents Gcort-e H. McFnrtden and Brothers cotlon buying firm In Jonesooro. Finns for the early spring wedding will be announced at a later date. • . * • :Kitchen Shower Feies Miss Biilie Damon Touches of red were repeated throughout the decorations and appointments of the kitchen shower feting Miss Billie Damon, bride- elect of James M. Barnes, last night when Miss Lavonnc Portloclc and Mrs. Herb childs entertained at, the Portlock home. Red, in complement to the kit-, chen and the Valentine theme, was used in the floral decorations of the home with a tall slender vase holding scarlet hucd gladioli Intermingled in fern centering the refreshment table Bridal games and contests were played'with prizes being presented Mrs. Utho Barnes and Miss Alma Cain. . . Gifts of. kilchen utensils were showered on Miss Damon from the group. Refreshments of frozen red Iced dessert -with coifee was served during the evening. Dressed In a frock 01 olach ercne with complementing accessories, Miss Dnmon pinned white carnations at her shoulder, a gilt ot the hostesses. Special guests were Mrs. Earl Damon, mother of the honoree, who was also presented a gift corsage and Mrs. Otto Scrape, sister of Mr. Barnes. • • ' * • Wedding Slippers Theme Of"Pre-Nuptial Parly "Wedding slippers" .was the theme of the prc-nuptial 'event honoring Miss Mary Jo Nftbers, brMe-clect, - of Oscar T. Elliott, Jr., Wednesday night:.when Mrs. V. G. Holland : and Mrs. Sfmford Boone entertained »t /the'iiollind home. •'•; ; . .;. The'three tables of dessert canris- ta -gilesfs were seated at individual - tables with tiny placed cards of old '.fashioned slippers, marking each guests' place, centering the tables : were slippers made as exact replicas,to, the place cards but on a large.'scale, holding a single white taper burning In a crystal holder. In th'e canasta gnme high score went to Miss Marilyn peen, who WRS presented a China slipper. During the evening Miss Nabers, who wore for the occasion a gown of dusty blue velveteen was presented a china slipper, in compliment to the bridal theme. Miss t Nabers pinned white carnotions sets in loops of greenery, a gift of the hostesses, at her shoulder. Special guests were Mrs. J. L. Nabers, mother of the honoree and Mrs. W. M. Scruggs, mother of Mr. Elliott. • •:. *. • • • Farewell Party Fetes Mr. and Mrs. Moor A golng-Hwny party feting Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Moor was given and Mrs. Jearl Johnson of the Number Nine District. Mr. and Mrs. Moor, who will leave Feb. 1st., were complimented by the members of the Number Nine Baptist Church of which Mr. Moor Js training union director. During the evening games were played and pri?.cs presented the winners. Mr. and Mrs. Moor were led on a "treasure hunt" for gifts which were showered on them from the group. Special guests were the Rev. and Mrs. Gene Shultz. The hostess served assorted cookies and iced drinks during Die evening. TO HE WED IN SI'HI NO CEIU'LMONY-- Miss liettye Louise Foster of Ulythevillc will become the bride of Ralph Wilson Pulton, also of tflj-the- ville in a ceremony lo be tier- formed in early s p r i n g. Miss Foster's cii- g a (foment is announced today by her mother, Mrs. Eel Foster. Bits of News Fifth Birthday Feted With'Party'for 15 Guests Bible Class Meets In B. M. Matthews Home Linda Jcnn Vlnson was honored Members and guests of the Ladles on her fifth birthday Friday with Hll>le cla!;s ot tlle pirst Methodist a party nt her home for IS 'guests cllul ' cn met yesterday afternoon in •Linda Jean greeted each guest t Ulc nomc of Mrs- B. M. Matthews »« they entered presenting them for a business and social meeting. "o-hostesses to the 26 members ami with tiny colored cellophane hats to be worn during the party. Games were played during which prizes were presented Sharon Godwin, Carolyn Wren and the honoree. Amnssed throughout the entertaining rooms were the assorted balloons which floated from the ceilings nnd nails. The large white birthday cake topped with "Happy Birthday Linda" centered the Ince draped dining table. During the afternoon gifts, which were arranged nround •the cake, were presented Linda Jean. ,; vx. . . • v '. 1 : /The JlonbVee cut* the cake which was 'served with Ice cream. During the afternoon the guest of honor's mother, Mrs. 17. E. Elliott was assisted by Mrs. R. L. Fisher, who Ls Linda's grandmother, nnd two guests, Mrs. E. D. Ferguson and Mrs. Bess Staton, were Mrs. W. I. Oenton nnd Mrs. Emma Burney. President of the Group. Mrs, O. N. Hawkins, opened the meeting with the devotional, taken from lhc 8th chapter of Hebrews, with the theme being the new year and tile opportunities afforded. The devotional was followed by prayer after which a business session WHS conducted. The dismissal prayer was led by Mrs. W. f. Denton. In the social hour following the gr.mes were directed by Mrs. Stall- ton after which the hostesses served ,., „ , ^, , Mr. and Mrs. Milce Simon have a* their guest Miss Janette Tanbel of Toledo, Ohio. Mrs L. M. Burnett left thl morning for Athens, Ala,, where she w:ll attend the luneral of her brother-in-law. Dr. Joseph H. Maples Dr. Maples died Friday after noon. Mrs. Burnett will remain with her sister In Athens until the latter part o( next week. M^gt. and Mrs, James Ovalton Klnes left Friday for Tampa, Fla. after spending two weeks here gntst of his mother. Mrs. Sallle Kines. While on leave Sgt. and Mr.. Klncs also visited In Stuttgart, Ark. Mr. and Mrs. W. F. McCann hav returned from Fort Myers and Miami, Fla., where they spent a M dnv vacallon While in Florida they also visited Don Hucy In Key West. Mr. Huey ii * former Blytheville resident. , Mr. and Mrs. Sam Ellis of Memphis arrived this morning to be the weekend quests of Mrs. Ellis' par- cni.i. Mr and Mrs. Spencer T. Cook. Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Towles nnd children. Lana and Larry, have returned from a month's visit in Toledo, Ohio, as guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Saunders. Mrs. John H. Long attended a meeting - luncheon Thursday In Memphis of dealers of the Spencer Corset Company. Keith J. Bilbrey has gone to Jonesboro to be with his father. Lacy Bilbrey who Is a patient nt St. Bernard's Hospital there. The seriousness of Mr. Bllbrey's condition Is not known. Louise Veter of Memphis left today for her home after being the overnight guest of Sue Ann White and parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. B. White. Louise was en route to her home after spending several days In Camthersville as guest of her aunt, Mrs. Robert R. Rayford and Mr. Etayford. W. D. Coleman. manager of the local Mid-West Dairy, will leave soon for the Llltle Rock branch of the dairy. Cecil Delam of Jone-sboro will be trnnsfercd to the Blytheville dairy to fill Mr. Colcman's vacancy Mr. and Mrs. Allle E. Swafford of Pcnsacola, Fla., announce the birth of a son Jan. D at the Naval Hospital in Pensacola. The baby who is (heir first child has been named Gary Eugene. Mr. arid Mrs. Swafford are former Carnthcr.sville residents. Mrs Hnrrv W. Haincs left this fllternoon for Battle Creek. Mich., where she will spend a few weeks at Buttle Creek Sanltorium. PRO I.EADKRS— Glimpsed at the joint PEO luncheon yesterday discussing plans for the year are left to right, seated, Mrs. J. W. Adams, president of Chapter "N" Mrs. R. P. Kirshner. past state president, and Mrs. E. R. Lancashire, president of Chapter "D". Standing left to right * WE, THE WOMEN •i Kl'TE HU.L&TI NKA 8U* Write A career woman says women who worlc have problems men never have to contend with. 1 believe she's right. Take the men who write columns, for an example. They have H easy, On days when they can't wrestle an lde» out of the day's papers. the day's mail, or the clay's events, they have several surefire subjects to fall back on. They can bring their wives Into a column, chumily dubbing her the S.P. (Sweet mnd Pretty) or the W.D. (War Department) or whatever other cute name strikes their fancy Or they can strike > pose as a bewildered father. 'Or they can always do PRETTY UNDERWEAR are Mrs. B. A. Lynch, past state president and Mrs. C. Murray Smart, pieQc * *^J l 7™*^* '[^JjJ- funny program leader for Chapter "N". Founding of PEO 81 Years Ago Is Observed With Lo.ca! Chapter Meeting Mrs. Lee Procter. Mrs. Hudson Honored With Layette Shower Mrs. Clontus Hud son was complimented Thursday night at the hrrnie ol Mrs. Jnck' VwveH when Mrs. Vowel 1 and Mrs. Mcrvin Gillr-ss were hostesses for a layette shower. The 11 guests spent the evening in E nines and InTorwM ivnt.cvlain- mcnt. la the gomes prizes were presented Mrs. Ernest Ray ami Mrs. Roland Davis. The group present<:t5 miscellaneous gifts to Mrs. Hudson art or which the hostcrect served a saiui- w ! :n plate and iced cJrinks. » * * Legion Auxiliary Honors Workers of Poppy Sale Approximately 15 plrls who ns- sis'^rt the Amcrirrnn Legion Auxiliary In their poppy sale last fall were honored yesterday when the | Auxiliary treated them to the mov- \ it's and refreshments. • Mrs. James Nierstheimrr nnd Mrs. Paul Mnhon, of the Auxiliary, accompanied the Rroup to the theatre and drug store. » * • Mavnage Licenses The following couples obtained inarrinsjc licenses nt the office ol Miss Elizabeth BIythe. county clerk. Revival Begins Sunday For Gosncll Baptist A revival nt tlic Ciosnell Baptist Church under lhc direction or the Rev. Arnold Clayton will begin tomorrow at the Gosnelt Church. Day griti night services will lie conducted with the .singing under the direction of Joe Morgan. The Ho.v. Carol Castlcmnn Is pastor of Ihe Church. Water sellers at Bnhrien. on thr. Persian Quit, dive to the bottom of the gnlf and fill goatskins from fresh water springs. yesterday': H. B. George and Mrs. Myrtle Rulings, uoth of Blytheville. Charles Trimni and Miss Bertha Pnrkoi, bo'ii of Blytheville. At The Hospitals Rlylhrvillc Hospital Dismissed Ruby R Brogdon Clt; pfi ylIs*'Hprshman Walls HnspHal Dismissed Mrs, Coin Max Jameson. City. Mrs R. L. Coleman and baby, City. Dog Nurses 'Family' Of Pig and Kitten MONMOUTH, III. — 1/T)— Porky the pig: Bnbe. the kitten, nnd Patsy, the Collie dog, are a hnppy Inm- llv on the Leroy Carlson farm near here. Patsy adopted Babe and Porky as her own. She lets them nurse whenever they are Inmgry. The ten- wcck-old Duroc-Chcsler pto was added to ttie family circle when it refused to take milk from a bottle More than a quarter of all housing costs go to utilities—fuel and lighting supplies, gas, electricity i and water. fs a snow covered chapel on the cumpus ot Iowa Wesleyan, Mount Pleasant, Iowa, srmie 81 years ago seven co-eds met In the campus chapel to organize the PKO sisterhood. Tliis sisterhood has grown from the seven who met that (lay in thfc uhapel. a red brick; covered with ivy through 'he years, one which was typical of campus chapels throughout the nation, to over 100,000 members in Cnnada, Hawaii and In our United States. At the time of the establishment of this philanthropic and educational sroup Iowa Wesleyan svns the first colleae west of the Mississippi River when hipher education for women was still a new and "daring" theory. Friday afternoon in celebration of the joumllng of this organization and in respect to the seven "pioneers" not only in education but In the philanthropies, the members of Chapter "N" and Chapter "D" representing the Hlytheville members ol the vast organisation met for a Joint luncheon and program. Chap- U_T ''IN"' was the hostess chapter (or [he afternoon. The 30 members attending were sca'ed nt ion*; white-clothed tabk-s which were arranged In a "U" shape wall trailing ivy entwined the Icnsth of the tables. Topping tlie central table was n ni;nature crtapel covered in snow nnd surrounded by tiny wind blown trees. This red brick replica was In compliment to the chapel where the first PRO sisterhood was founded. Completing the scene were seven iiirls shown utirryins to enter the chapel. The Invocation was given by Mrs. Chailes S. Lemons/ ." Minattire dolls, ench dressed' hi n floor length bcruffled pinafore, ov- ?r n lo;ig sleeved white blouse demurely p'nnrd with blank velvet ribbons and tiny gold pins, marked ach member's place. Tiny buttoned high lopped shoes completed istume. To ~ach shoulder was pinned the PKO pin. Following luncheon Mrs. Murrnrs Smart, program chairman for the afternoon, told the history of the sisterhood as seven members ol Chapter "N" dressed in identical gowns to those- of the place-cards re-enacted the period. To a musicn background of melodies of the period which wns presented by Mrs John Caudill, pianist, the seven characters lighted the seven can dUs which represented the candles used in that tiny campus chapel mpny years ago. Those Chapter "N" members participating were Mrs. Alvin Huffan. Jr.. Mrs. Harry Kirby, Mrs. J. W. Adams, Mrs. Lloyrt Stiekrnon Mrs, Charles Crig- ger. Mrs. Freeman Robinson and Mrs. W. H. Pease. Til PFO chapters have as their project from year to year the education of young and. worthy girls. The group maintains a loan fund and also supports Cottey Junior College. Nevada. Mo. The two young g rls fiom Blytheville who have during the years taken advantage ol PEO educational plans are Mrs. W. H. Pease, the former Miss Mary Eunice Layson and Miss Ann Mc- L'.-od who is at Ine present time a student at Cottey College. The dismissal was given by Mrs. Harry W. Haincs. Cominq Events Social Calendar J. Montlar C. Ellis, Jr., off and throw a few brickbats at women in general. It's a cinch, you see. to get a column Idea every day If . you happen to be a man. Or U.S. (Hoolifd Sucker) But any woman columnist who started referring In her husband as the B.B. (Beloved Brute) or the rt.H. (Handsome Husband) would wind up. her column-writing career in a hurry. Her nusband would see 10 tnat. The woman columnist's field is also limited by the fnct that she can't make hay out of her own bewilderment as a parent. It's funny when a man does it, but a woman isn't supposed to take parental problems so lightly. Th.- woman columnist would be called a traitor to her sex if she ridiculed women's styles, and H wouldn't make for funny reading, anyhow . . . because whatever she might say about them, she wears them too. Same thing with lambasting women In general. After all. what she says about women goes for her, too. She. couldn't get a funny column entertains Mrs, EO. Business meeting of the Women's Council of the Pirst Christian :hurch at the home of Mr.s. J. A. uckett at 2:30 p.m. Lake Street WSCS meets at 2:30 .m. at the church. Baptist Circles mcel—Circle One. Mrs. Roy Head: circle Two. Mrs, Ncy Hvnt: Circle Three. Mrs. Mar- p'n R.izer: Circle Pour. Mrs. C. W. Afflick: Circle Five, Mrs. Tom W. Jackson- and Circle Six, Mr.s. J. T. Weslbror.k. These circles meet at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday Mrs. Phillips Robinson entertains La Petite. ( Mrs. Jrsse Taylor hostess to Tuesday Bridge. La Nueve meets v;ith Mrs. N. G. Jeiome. I M/:-. Love Adams honors Bi-1 Monthly. Miss Mnrjorie Robertson hostess to Bpsilon Sigma Alpha. Mrs. Jint: Scrape entertains TL.E. Wednesday Mias Mary Jo Naber.s becomes the bride of Oscar T. Elliott, Jr.. at 4 p.m. at the home of her parents on M.iin. Delphla Society meets at Hotel Ntihle at Id a.m. Mrs. G O. Poetz entertains Club Eight Wednesday Bridge meek with Mrs L L Old Jr. Thursday Mrs. Fnrris McCalla entertains rhursda^ Luncheon. Mrs. Leon Schcrcr hostess to Thursday Rook Club. Rook meets with Mr.s G. V. Daws. Mrs. Raleigh Sylvester enterlains Thursday Night Club. Avalon Biinco meets with Mr.s Raymond Sh.imltn. Mrs. R^ F. Kirshner entertains Thursday Club. Octette Club meets with Mrs J imes Kill, Jr. 20th Century Club meets at Legion Hut. Supper served at 7:30 p.m. followed by election of officers. Hosts and hostesses are Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Hughes, Mr. nnd Mrs. Jack Hah-, Dr. and Mrs. N. G. Jerome, Mr. and Mrs. Colemnn Stevens and Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Olsen. By Sue Burnett Even if you're a beginner at sewing you can turn out lovely underwear like the sst illustrated. It fits to perfection—th slip can be plain or have a tiny lace edging If you prefer. Pattern No. 8511 Is a sew-rlte perforated pattern for sii/!s 3(i, 38. 40, 42. 44. 46. 48. 50 and 52. Size 38, slip. 2*i yards of 30-uwh; panties, 1U yards. For this pattern, send 25 cents. In COINS, your name, address size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER, to Sue Burnett, Courier News, 530 South Wells Street, Chicago 7, 111. Don't miss the Spring and SIIJB- mer FASHION. This latest L*|B is colorful, informative,—a complete pattern magazine. Fabric news, fashion tips, a wealth o[ smnrt frocks, to s?w for summer arc all included. 25 cents. You Have An Invitation To Attend Wain at (il Hiway O H. F. 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