The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 17, 1950 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 17, 1950
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PAGE FOUB JLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Jan* SheJton, Society Editor Phone 4461 Miss Woodson Is Feted Al Spring Theme Party Fivt tables of dessert bridge •nests were > entertained yesterda. when Mrs. Chris P. Tompklns, Mrs Jim Tompklns and Mrs. Gene Teaford were hostesses feting Miss Betty Woodson, bride-elect of Robert McHaney. The Spring themed affair aas held in the dining room of the Rustic Inn with copious arrangements of jonquils and gladioli placed at intervals In the spacious room ' to add a touch of spring. Tiny bud vases holding groups of jonquils centered the Individau tables at which the guests were seated. In the bridge play Mrs. Dick White won high. Mrs. James Roj iecond high and Miss Woodson bridgo. During the afternoon the honoree who chose for the occasion a smart spring print, was presented a silver chop dish from her hostesses. Miss Woodson was also presented a gift corsage of perfect gardenias set in loops of complementing satin. Special guests for tlie affair were Mrs. E. B. Woodson, mother of the honoree and Mrs. John C I Haney, mother of Mr. McHaney * * • Miss Sliiblcy Hostess To Nu Phi Mu Sorority Miss Ginnle Shiblcy was hostess last night at her home on Kentucky to members of Nu Phi Mu Sorority Following 'the traditional Nu Phi Mu opening ritual a short business meeting was conducted during which time plans were made for a penny supper lo be held at the next meeting. , During the evening the hostess served-cherry pie and iced drinks lo the guests who were seated tn the .entertaining room in which was arranged bouquets of salmon hued gladioli and potted plants. Mrs. Hughes Is Guest With Luncheon Club Mrs. R. D. Hughes was guest with members of the Wednesday club.when Mrs. W. J. Wunderlich was hostess to the group for the weekly , bridge luncheon. Preceding' the alternoon game a two-course luncheon was served from the dining table which was topped.with a low bowl holding:an abundance'of vari-hued spring Ilow- •*rs. . . •'jSn'.the bridge games Immediately .following Mrs. L. E. Old, Jr., was high scorer and Mrs. Hughes second high. ' ^ 4 . ,•.•!.'• • • Country Club Setting For Luncheon-Bridge Members of the Thursday Club and two guests met .yesterday at the country club for the weekly luri- cheon-brldge meeting. Mrs. Harry Kirby and Mrs. E. J. Cure were the guests, attending' the meeting. ' The 'two-course luncheon preceding the bridge game was served from a dining .table which was topped With a low bowl abundantly filled with jonquils and greenery. .In the game following Mrs. E. B. Gee won high and Mrs. C. W. Afflick second high. * • * • Octette Club Meets; Mrs. Ellis Hostess Mrs. J. C. Ellis was hostess yesterday to members of the Octette Club at her home for the weekly dessert bridge. Crystal vases filled with arrangements of gladioli and white pom pom chrysaiVUiemums were placed in the room in which the -guests were, seated. Mrs. James Hill, Jr., was high score winner and Mrs. Marvin Nuiin second high. Supper-Dance Fetes 60 Members, Guests Hatchets nnd log cabins were ill motil at the supper-dance last' nJgl complimenting members, of th Thursday Supper Club and thel guests. Hosts and hostessc-s to the ap proximately 60 nttendin were Mr. and Mrs. s. C. Owens Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Grccnway ani Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hall. Preceding the evening's dancing supper was served from the "H arranged tables with the table cross ing the letter centered with » mln ature log In which was burled a tiny hatchet Red, white and blu tapers flanked the cci'tcrplece, Ccn terlng tlie serving tables at, Inter vals were arrangements of red glad loll with red and white and blui candles placed at either side. Following supper the group spen tiie remainder of the evening dancing. Party Fetes Members Of Shamlin Family A triple birthday party feting Raymond ShamlEn, C. T. Shamlin Sr., and C, T. Shamlin, Jr., was givci last night at the Raymond Sham" n home when Mrs. Shamlin ant Mrs. Shamlin. Sr., entertained for Ihe honorees,'who arc having birthdays in the month of February. Dinner was served the guests al the dining table which \vas ovcrlak with a linen cloth and topped will: a large white birthday cake on which was written "Happy Birthday Raymond, C. T. and C. T. Jr." Following dinner, gifts were presented the honorees after which auncp was played'with high,, score ;oing to O. A. Roitsh, low to C. T. Bhamlln, Sr., and bunco to Raymond Shamlin. . Bowls holding spring flowers were irranged throughout, the home with a miniature sugar plum tree topping the buffet. • * • Lincoln-Slyle Party "etes Avalon Club Mrs. Harold Wright won high, Mrs. Hugh Gentry low and Mrs. W. J. Cupplcs bunco in the e anl e ycs- erday at the meeting of the Ava- on Bunco Club at the Fred Mc- regor home. In keeping with Abraham Lincoln's birthday were the tiny Lincoln silhouette tallies and table appointments used . during the - afternoon. . - - ' 'Preceding the game. Mrs. Mc- regor served her guests a dessert course. Mrs. )JVert Entertains v Blylheville Rook Club Low bowls filled with yeUow jon- uils 'decorated the Russell AVert lomr yesterday when Mrs. ,\Vert was hostess for the weekly meeting >I the Blytheville Rook Club, In the gomes of the afternoon, Mrs. Elva Poe won high, Mrs. G. Daws second high, Mrs. O- O. Elkins. low and Mrs. R. A. Cope- 'xnd rooko. Following the games Mrs. Wcrt served a dessert course. * •' • Mrs. Lynch Honors Mid : Week, Guests Four guests met vcsterday with members of the Mid-Wcek Club when Mrs. B. A. Lynch was hostess to the group at her home on Main Street. Guests were Mrs. Max Usrey. Mrs, Gean Atkinson, Mrs. Clarence Bust 1 and Mrs. Elton Kirby. Preceding the afternoon bridge luncheon was served the guests from the mntn dining table which was centered with a copious arrangement of Jonquils. ^ Dining the afternoon Mrs. Usrey won high score anrl Mrs. C. A. Cunningham' second high. 3 BIG DAYS TUES.-WED.-THURS Feb. 21-22-23 Malinec and Nlghl MMIi Mil ..< J. $. J8« Er ^THEUWTON STORY U. UK .f JE»S CIIIS1 Matinee 1:30 ft 4:00 p.m. 6:30 & 9:00 p.m. Children 2Sc Adult. 50e . Folloivlns Ihe eames, the hostess rvecl a sandwich plate with iced drinks. Mrs. Kyle Entertains Rook Club, Guests Mrs. N. W. Kyle was hostess last light at her home to the Thursday NlBht Club and two guests, Mrs. Cleo Pope and Mrs. B. Caudle Low pottery vases filled with Jonquils and hyRclnth blossom* arranged In clear crystal bowls decorated the rooms in which the evening was spent in rook. Mrs. J. A. Saliba was high score K'lmier, and Mrs. Pope rooko. At the conclusion of the game Mrs. Kyle served" refreshments. Five Guests Attend Jridge Club Meeting^ Five guests were entertained yes- ortlay u'ilh members of the Double Pour Bridge Club when Mrs. Theodore Longan was hostess to the jroup at her home for the weekly dwessert bridge. Guests were Mrs. •imma Nolen, Mrs. B. M. Matthews. •Irs Herman cross, Mrs. J. F. Owens and Mrs. J. A. Bryant. Miniature vases holding Japonica lossoms and bowls filled with prlng flowers were '. arranged In he rooms in which the guests pent the alternoon. .< Club high was won by Kirs. John 'ostcr. and second high Mrs. E. R. Dickinson, guests high went to Mrs. Oivcjis and second high Mrs. Nolcn. Irs. E. A. Henry won low. drs. Borum Entertains At Country Club Members of the Thursday Con- ract Club and one guest, Mrs. M. A. saacs, were entertained yesterday y Airs. Edgar p. Borum who was ostess at the tjountry club for uncheon and bridge. The guests were seated at small ibles for the luncheon with low bowls filled with jonquils center- ig each table. Rook Club Meets; Miss Rushing Guest Miss Betiy Rushing Was gl , est yesterday lor the weekly meeting of the Thursday Rook Club. Mrs CJ.rrge Saliba. Jr., was hostess for the meeting. Pottery vases filled with vivid yclloi Jonquils and hyacinth blossoms were placed in the room In vhlch the afternoon game was Mrs. Richard Pritchard won higti Mis. Leon Schprer second high and Miss Hushing rooko. Bits of News Mrs. Ethel Sneed ind daughter, Miss Mary Van Sneed left this morning lor Natchez, Miss., to spend the weekend as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fenner Parham and son. They plan to return Sunday night. Miss Josephine Shlbley is spending several days In Ne* Orleans juest of her brother, A. G. Shibley, Jr., who Is a student at Tulane University. Charles Ingram, who is a student at the University of Tenn., Dental School in Memphis, be the weekend guest of his aunt, Mrs, j H. Elkins. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Collins hav. returned from a week's visit in Pin Bluff as guest o! relatives. Mrs. Clarence Brown left yes tcrday morning for' Blooinfield. Ind where she was called due to th serious Illness of her mother. Mr. and Mrs. J, B. Clune o Jackson, Tenn., spent the week lerc as guests of Mr. clime's parents, Mr. and Mis. Ben Clune. Mrs. J. P. Stovnll of Las Cruze N. M.. will leave in the morning fo; Baltimore, Md., .for a visit aftci spending several days here as guesi of her sister, Mrs. L. E. linker and Mr. Baker. Mrs. Stovall arrived In Blytheville by plane from El Paso Tex. Carl Bryant o[ Memphis spen yesterday in Blytheville as guest o Mr. and Mrs. B. S. Shclton and family. Mrs. A). Fitxsimmons returned last night from Halls, Tenn.. where she had spent several days as guests oJ relatives. Dr. B. F. Scott has returned from the Mid-South post graduate courses which he attended at Hotel Peabody in Memphis for several days. Mr. and Mrs. A. R. olsen are visiting in Memphis where they went especially to be with Mrs. Olsen's parents, Mr. ind Mrs. Charles Cockell of Chicago who are visiting hi Memphis. Mrs. Bill Hardin, Mrs. odis Jarrett, Mrs. Thomas Moore. Mrs. Russell Gaines and Mrs. Marcus Oalnes are spending today in Memphis where they went especially to visit Mrs. T. I. Seay who is'a patient at Memphis Methodist Hospital. Mrs. B. A. Lynch Is spending today in Memphis. In the bridge game following, Mrs. . D. Foster won high and Mrs. O. w. McCutchen second high. • * . WSCS, Guests Have Meeting Mrs. nusscll Gaines was hostess ast night at her home to members f the Promised Land WSCS and ) guests for R study-lesson mect- >g. Guests meeting with the mem- ers for the program, "The Bible s Not Enough" were Mrs. Bill Har- In and Mrs. Odis Jarrctt. Mrs. Gaines was program chair- nan for the meeting with Mrs J M 'tazey, Mrs. Calvin Hill and Mrs. iMton Hardy participating on the re gram. Mrs. Henry Young presented a iscussion, "The Prayers of the Blb- c," after which the group was dis- nlssed. In the social hour following Mrs. Gaines served refreshments. Armqrel HD Has Business Meeting Mrs. W. L. Smith was yesterday to members of the Armbrel IVome Demonstration club and one guest for n potluck-busincss meeting. Mrs. Troy Graham was guest with the 13 members present. Mrs. R. L. Adkisson opened the meeting with the devotional which was taken from the 24th P.salm alter which the group sang, "The Quilting Party." Each member answered roll call by telling what Improvement she would like to see In kitchen utensils. Mrs. Smith read the hostess poem after which Mrs. C. A. Vlnson gave the afternoon eye-opener which was the making of figurines. Mrs. W. A. Anderson spoke on rooting cuttings of hard wood and soft wood. tn the social hour following each member paid five cents for a "gift" with the proceeds to be used (or flowers and convalescent cards as needed. The group was dismissed with the repeating of the Woman's Creed. Church Class Has Regular Meeting A business social meeting of the Euzelian Sunday school Class of he First Baptist Church was held ast night, at (he home-of Mrs. Joe 5. Evans when Mrs. Evans and Mrs W. D. Tommey were hostesses to .he group. • Mrs. Evans led the opening pray- ;r followed by the evening rievo- ional which was given by Mrs. W R. Oennlng. Mrs. R. L. Thompson, class president, presided over a brief business session which was followed with a social hour. Games were played and the re- lalnder of the evening spent In- ormally during which time the tostesses served a dessert course. Mrs. Thompson lead the closing irayer. At Che Hospitals P.ljtheville Hospital Dismissed: Robert Earl Walters, city. Mrs. Gene Johnson, City. Sunday & Monday v4 *** 1 questions • OHO*** ~ , TKMUCS^^^ YWIIIK **""* CHARLES De CARLO-COBURN SCOTT JOttli * WE, THI ^ WOMEN •i KUTH Miixen NBA liUft »rtte> ••Ik MMcM She lost her sight so late in life that her friends thought she would be completely helpless. Yet this gentle old lady surprised them all by her determined and successful e.fforts to "do for herself. 1 ' One day dnillng a telephone number she made a mistake, something which rarely happened, and It was her hick that morning that the number she dialed In error was answered by a woman who was put out by the needless Interruption. "No, this Isn't 6-1924," she snapped. And when the gentle old lady apologized for her mistake the woman replied In anger: "Then why don't you look what you're doing?" 'I should have been more careful." said the old lady, "for I. realize It Is a great nuisance to be called '~ the telephone to answer a wron? number. But J do make a mistake now and then. You see. I'm blind." ' Paramount News & Selected Shorts Continuous Showing Sunday 7:75-11:00 o he "stupid" pei-son may be laboring . . . It's a true story and one 1 thint: I'll remember whenever I am annoyed by another's seeming stupid- ilv 01 Inrffir-iciicv: \VF. DON'T AUVAVS K.VO1V- TI1K B.'tOKG'lOHNrt The net itself mn.v seem |o be st"pld to merit a sharp -retort- but who of us knows wlint handicao the "st" unrt"r? Who of us knows Just how cutting. for reasons we know nothing of, a sarcastic remark mav really be. A soft answer hurls nobody. Beit sharp retort Is likely to cut far deeper than it was meant to cut. So tuck this little story away in a corner of your mlnrt as a reminder if you are ever templed to say wrm you think about another person's ccmin? stupidity or care|esness Your words may hurt more thar ou want them to — and for a re.i- son you couldn't posibly know anything about. FEBRUARY-17, 1950 WILSON NEWS! By Mr*. •. t. **j1m Night Ever; N'tghl Eieept Satarda; No passes honored on Sunday •llie ROX* Boi Omct Op»ns 6:45 Last Times Today Mr. Belvedere Goes to College with Clifton Wctib and Shirley Temple Selected Short Sugjecls Saturday WANTED / BFA»OI AMVC! '** " Serial "Kadar Patrol" No. } jt Short Cont. Showing Sat. 12:3».1I:M Sunday & Monday —DOUBLE FEATURE— nitwit HUinHlllUl prank TCSERT »V» DICK WALKER • GARDNER • HAYMES ONE TOUCH , OF VENUS **9\f W\. POWELL LIZABETH scon Revlral A revival will begin at the WU- fon Methodist Church Sunday at 11:00 a.m The Rev. J. H. Holt of Alma, Ark., u'ill deliver the sermon at both morning and evening services, Beginning Monday night, the' Rev. Mr Holt will direct visitation Workers will have supper at the church at 6 o'clock, before start- Ing to visit at 7. S'arllnr Monday evenlrur at 7 o'clock, the Rev. Billy Cooley ol Ri'ss'livlllc, Ark., will conduct the services, each evening until the meeting closes Thursday. i'hc Rev. Mr. Holt Ls the brother- in-law of Mrs. S. A.'RcRenold and the Rev. Mr. Cooley Is the brother of Mrs. Eisner Beall. Miss Mary Martha Wadsworth was tlie neck end guest of Miss Mnrgiirltc Slaughter In West Memphis. John Grain, Jr., and Sonny Wadsworth wore In Memphis Saturday where they attended the Shrine Circus. D i s. N. B. Ellis and E Id o n Fail-ley frt attending the Mit< Swill Post Graduate Medical As t'ljly 'in MenT'nls this week. .Ir ind Mrs. Wayne Bussey an mv nre the birth of a son on Feb 15 nl their home, here. "The nine Arkansas chapters of the United Daughters of the Confederacy won three loving.cups and the stainless banner In competition with chapters from 46 states," Mr-. W. A. Butterworth of Hot Springs. state president, disclosed at a meeting of the James Franklin Davies chapter at Wilson, Arkansas at Ihe club house on Tuesday, February 14th. . ' With pride, Mrs. Butterworth just back from the.national convention at New Orleans, displayed the three loving cups and banner: onr given to the chapter with the greatest number of boys enrolled in the Children of the Confederacy; one for the greatest number enrolled;! and another for the' greatest in-i crease in membership per capita.! Arkansas also had the greatest In- Coming Events | \ Social Calendar Saturday Miss Rosemary Johnston and Miss Marilyn Been entertaining In compliment to Miss Betty Woodsor bride-elect of Robert McHaney. Sunday Executive Committee.of the Mir sis.sippi County BWC pederalio meets at Calvary Baptist Church r.t 2:30 p.m. -:. - . Continuous Shawm Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 I«:M a.m. 17:45 p.m. 4:M PJB LISTEN TO KLCN Last Times Today Prince of Foxes with Tyrone Power and Wanda Hendrii Paramount News A Selected Short- Continuous Showing Everydaj Saturday Serial "Sir GaUhad" No. S * Short Cant. Showing Saturday 12:30-11:31 Coming to The MKTHO N Conl Shnwtnt S»n Ft*, fi, 23, Z4 "JOLSON SINGS AGAIN" (In Technicolor) with Larry Parks and Barbara Hale Feb. 2». Mar. 1 "BEYOND THE FOREST" « wlfh Belle Darls and Joseph -Cotton March Z * J "DEAR WIFE" ullh William HoMen and Joan CaalficM Marrh 5 ft s "WHIRLPOOL" - with Gene Tkmej and Richard Conte March 1, «, 9 "BATTLEGROUND" with Van JohlMM, Warier rMp»«, and John H*4lak crewe to mcmbcnbip per quota for etch date. ' After a short business meeting with Mrs. Ed Bell of Baatett, president of the J. F. Davits chapter, presiding, tin. Carl Bird, program chairman, presented Mrs. Butterworth a corsage of red carnation*. The theme of Mrs. Butterworth'i talk that followed was this: the D. D. C. is not a dead organization 3* people might gueu, but on the contrary, Its membership U composed of » group of women who meet to keep alive the highest ideals and traditions of the South! Lois Jean Leftwlch sang "Beautiful Dreamer" by Stephen iMsler; Helen Harnden played "Wanting You'; by Slgmond Romburg; Jane Bird and John Merrill Elkins sang a duet, "Lavender Blue." Virginia Ellen Bird played during the social hour. * Mesdames Carl Bird and Alma Harnden helped Mrs. a. A. to decorate the club bouM fort. meetfnj. Bouquet* of red carajllaos, Potted pUnLs, and myriads of red Jf»"» «« >«d to give . festive •Ir to the occasion. St. Valentine himself was suspended over the lonz t«ble where refreshments were »er- yed. A centerpiece of heart* carn»- "ons, all-earners and tapen — mil complimented the table. Young ladles in formals helped serve: Helen Harnden poured coffee^ Sara nklne, tea; j, ne Bird served sandwiches and cake. M«<l«ni«» Carl Bird, Alma HarndenrEv Qlclns, Tula Tyler, Lettwkii, to Beall, Hampson, and Mri. on the Out-of-town guests were Mrs Alec East president of Crittenden count, U. D. 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