The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 25, 1950 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 25, 1950
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 25, 1950 . Jane Shelton, Society Editor Phone 4461 Miss Partlow's Betrothal To Mr. Nunn Announced The engagement and approaching marriage of Miss Nancy Lillian Partlow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Haywood Graham Partlow, to Marvin Nathan Nunn, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Nathan Nunn, Is announced today by the bride-elect' parents. Miss Partlow Is a graduate of Blytheville High School where she \yas a member of the National Hon or Society, Beta and Red Pepper Clubs. After attending Texas State College for Women afc Denton where she wns nn honor student she transferred to the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. ; Aii art student In the junior class, she-is a member of Delta Gama Social sorority, and on the staff of '"The Crimson Tide", university » newspaper, and the "Corolla'', the year book. Her father Ls prosecuting attorney for the Second Judicial District of Arkansas. ' -Mr. Nunn was graduated from BlytlicvUle High School and the University of Arkansas, with a bachelor of science degree In the school of Business Administration He was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha social fraternity. He Is a veteran pf;four years 'service with the Navy and is now associated with his father in. the Nunn Provision Company. Plans for the summer wedding will .be announced later. All White Parties Fete Miss Woodson All white was the chosen motif for. the parties given yesterday honoring Miss Betty Woodson. brlde- •'ele'ct of Robert G. McHaney. Beginning the events was a. luncheon at the Country Club at which Mrs. Jack Cliamblln and Mrs. George Hubbard were hostesses to ' M guests. In keeping with the bridal theme of white were the bowls of gladioli 'which topped the dining table, at which the guests were seated, and the mantel of the spacious room. , Miss Woodson, who wore for the :occaslon a blue satin frock with harmonizing accessories, was presented a corsage of gardenias by , her hostesses. ' After the luncheon, the Ruests «pent the afternoon Informally. :Mrc E. B. Woodson, mother of the lipnoree and Mrs. John O. M? Haley mother of Mr McHiney, were special guests . A . •"- 51 rtf t f » v "* * -i ^LlrxiTtdcr of Memphis, ffpuse . . _ • et'tat parents Mr and M's Iti's-el! Phillips and Mrs Chinos AfJhek. Jr., of Steele. » 'Last evening, H couples attended « buffet-styled dinner party at the 'Ney Hunt home when Mr. and Mrs ;Hunt and Mr. and Mrs. Horrls Hunt. • of Earle entertained to fete Miss \Vrjodson and Mr. McHaney. The decorations of the home were :,in keeping with the bridal motif • with a low bowl brimming with gladioli arranged In the entertaln- - room. The buffet-styled dinner wns served from the dining table with an arrangement, of white Iris centering the table. The guests were seated at individual tables placed throughout the rooms. Afterwards the evening was spent Informally in games. Miss Woodson, who was dressed in a silk print frock, was presented » hair arrangement of dainty white flowers from her hosts and hostesses. During the evening she also was presented a silver cream and pitcher set. Out of town Buesla were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Afflick, Jr., of Steele, and Mr. and Mrs. Alex Curtis of Manila. TO IIECOMK BRinK—Announcement ol the engagement and approaching marriage of Miss Nancy Lillian Partlow to Marvin Nathan Nunn, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Natlmn Nunn Is nmde known todny. Plans for the summer wedding will be announced at a later date. Potluck Supper Honors Adult Union, Guests A potluck supper in honor of the Adult Union of the BTU of the Bapllst Chapel Mission was given last night at the home of Mrs. R. W, Wootcn with 33 members and guests attending. Guests were Mrs. Calvin Barnctt, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Zachery, Mr .and Mrs. Reese Woolen and Mrs. Daisy Peterson. Preceding the buffct-ayla supper. Buss Kcttlnger, president of the group, gave the invocation A low bowl of jonquils centered the serving table with similar bouquets Mrs. Stilwell New Member Of Past Matrons, Patrons Mrs. Victor Stilwell bccame-a new member or the Pnst Matrons and Patrons Club last night at n meet- Ing at the home of Mr. and Mrs. B BirKer on Kentucky with Mrs. N. W Kjln ofl hostess to the group. Twenty members and;, two gucsjs, Mr nnd Mrs id Cook, 'were served the buffet styled supper from the lace draped dining table. Largo crystal vases. In which were arranged spring flowers In a vnrl-hues, decorated the home. Following the supper, served at individual tables, a short business meeting was conducted by Mrs. J. A, Saliba, president, during which time Mrs. Sltlwell was initiated. In the rook game, high score for the women went to Mrs. Joe Cookston, high for the men to Dan Blod- Eett, and rooko to Mrs. Ed Cook. 18th Birthday Observed With Hot Tamalc Supper Lloyd Ray was honored on his 18th birthday Thirl day night when his mother, Mrs. Erie Ray, entertained with a supper at their home in the Number Nine community. The guests spent the evening Informally after which a hot tamale supper was served. r • • " Armorel WMU Hears Review Mrs. J. M. Ross or Calvary Baptist Church, Blytheville. reviewed the hook, "The Prophet of Ltttln Cane Creek" Dye, last evening for members of the Armnrel WMU at the meeting at the home of Mrs. Henry Berry. Following Ilic review of tlie book for the 2-i mcmbcr.s and one visitor, Mrs. David Kins of F.SSCX, Mo., the hostess served refreshments. arranged In the home. During the evening the hosier. was assisted by Mrs. C. E. Parks nnd Mrs. Marvin Kcmvright. Mrs. Prallier Honored At Miscellaneous Shower Mrs. Terry J. Prather was hon- >rcd with a miscellaneous shower Priday when members of the Number Nine WMU and six guests met it the home of Mrs. Bessie Rustin to present gifts to the.honoree. During the •evcnlne, jjaises 7.e«r Played nfter which the hostess, assisted by Imogcne Ma>>ce, Novella Kclllck, and Mrs. Mabel Circar. served a sandwich plate and hot chocolate. Guests attending other than nembers ot the WMU were Mrs Jeff Northern of Kcrmondnle. Mrs Jenny Webster, Mrs. Everett Rhoadcs. Mrs. Mary jane Boutwell, Mrs. Alia Johnson, and Mrs C I,.-Bell. Mary Ann Smith Contest Finalist MKs Mnry Ann Smith, one of the Blytheville students attending the University of Arkansas, Fayette, has been named one of the ten finalists for the 1550 Commerce Queen. The mteen hits been selected but the choice will not be announced until March 31st at special ceremonies at which Ben Laney former governor, will be cucst speaker. Miss Smith, a Junior, is the daughter ol Mr.',. Anne Smith. Miss Smith is a pledge of Delta (Jainma social sorority. Bits of News John Bruce Wilson and Miss LaVerne Nulls, both students at Arkansas State College, Jonesboro, were the Wednesday guests of Mr Wilson's mother, Mrs. B. B. Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Lnndrum left this afternoon for a week's vacation In clarksdalOj Ml^s., as guest* of relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Nunn left this afternoon for several days visit In Virginia and Washington, D. C. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Briltain and son, Cecil, are visiting in Memphis as guests ol Mr. and Mrs. Joe Over- toil. Mrs. J. W, Rhodes of Hayti and Mr. ami Mrs. Phillip Robinson of Blytheville have gone to Birmingham. Ala., to be with Mrs, Rhodes i.stcr, Mrs. w. M. McKenzle. who recently underwent an operation at = t. Vincent's Hospital In Birmingham. Col. and Mrs. w. M. Hulson, of Atlanta, cia., are spending several days here as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. II. lUitson. .Mrs. Cleo Langston of Long Beach, Calif., Is spending a week here as gue.sts of her three children. Mrs. G. O. I'octz. Mr. PoeU and family. Charles C. Langston. Mrs. Langston and family, and Mrs. C. I . McWatcrs, Jr., Mr. McWaters and family. Mrs. Grady Joiner of Millington, Tcnn.. is visiting here as guest ol Mr. and Mrs. w. L. Smith and her -sister, Mrs. Kate Blankcnship. Mr. and Mrs. David King of Esex. Mo., is visiting here as guests of Mr. and Mrs. N. c. Patterson. Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Henry spent \csterday in Memphis where, they usited Mrs. T. I. Seay who Is a. :>aticnt at the'Methodist Hospital. Mrs. Scay's condition Is satisfactory Mrs. M. T. Burke of Hoisington. <ans.. lias arrived here for a visit as guest of J. p. Allison and family. Mrs. McGee Guest With WSCS Group Mrs. s. D. McGce was jrnast last night, with members of the Prom- isee! Land WSCS, when Mrs. J. M. Veaslcy was hostess to the group. Mrs. McGce led the group In pra.ver followed by the program, 'World of Prayer" led by Mrs. Thomas Mnnu. Durina the business session. Mrs Lcroy IVenry read the minutes of the previous meeting after which ofifcers reports were given. Th closing prayer was led by Mrs. Felix Hill followed by a social hour n which the hostess served re- reshments. CHURCH You Have An Invitation To Attend Main at 61 Hiway C H. F. SHARP Evangelist SERMONS: Sunday Morning—"Seven Great Rible Questions" Sunday Evening—."The New Name" WHERE CHRIST and CHRISTIANS MEET KLCN Radio Program Daily 12:15-12:30 Sunday 2:30-3:00 CHURCH of CHRIST Class Supper ' " Fetes Husbands The monthly business - social ueeting of the Dorcas Sunday School -Class of Calvary Baptist Church was held last night at the church with the highlight of the evening ueing a potluck supper in honor of (he members' husbands. The meeting was held in the social rooms of tile church witii a bowl of jonquils Intermingled with greenery topping the table from which 33 members iuui guests were served supper. The meeting was opened with prayer led by Bill Shanks. Mrs. P H. jernlgnn gave the devotional nfter which a short business meeting was conducted. Mrs. Herman May, class president, presided over the session. Mrs. L. C Ilolllson was elected vice-president. In the social hour following, the eroup spent the evening with sing- Ing ami informal entcitainmcnt followed by the dismissal prayer which was led by the Rev P H Jernlgnn. Coming Events Social Calendar Monday | . Mrs. w. B. Taylor hostess to Lone-Oak Home Demonstration Club. Business meeting of the Women's Council of the First, Christian Churn at tlic home of Mrs, J. Cecil Lowe at 2:30 p.m. Ladles of Altar Society meet at the Catholic School at 2:30 p m Mrs. Walter Daniels. Jr., of Osceola entertains feting Miss Betty Woodson. WMS of first Baptist Church meets at 10:00 a.m. to observe Day of Prayer for Home Missions. Lake Street WSCS has meeting at Church at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday Mrs. Neal Gesell hostess to La Petite. Mrs. Jack Hale entertains La Neuve, Trl-Town mcts with Mrs Dnle BriBRS. TLE entertained by Mrs Ed Cherry. Bi-Monthly meets with Mrs. \V. I. Denton. Mrs Charles Affjick. Jr.. of Steele and Mis. Harry A. Halne-s entertain for Miss Dctty Woodson, bride-elect of Robert' McHaney. Call meeting of the Junior High PTA group lor the election of officers for the 1950-51 session. Meets at 3 In Junior High Auditorium. Wednesday Mrs. Bill Tavlor entertains Alpha Beta Bunco club. Mrs. oeorge Hale honors Miss Betty Woodson. Mrs. Paul Jobc hostess to Club Eight. Thursday * Mrs. Sam Hartley hostess to Armorel HD Club. Mrs. J. A. Leech entertains Thursday Club. Mrs. Russell C Farr. Mrs. W Marion Williams, entertain for Miss Wood.-on. Pupils Hear To Ik On Belgian .Life Mis. M. H. Wimbish yesterday related tales of life in Belgium for the sixth grade students, taught by Mrs. D. C. McLean. Mrs. Wimblsh spent se-ven mouths in Belgium in 1046 when her husband. Captain M, R. Wimblsh, wns stationed with occupation troops in Europe. The discussion was In connection with the students' study of Europe. Mrs. Wimblsh said that the family hoped to return to Europe In about a year. Rlythcville Girl Is andidate at U. of A, FAYF.TTEVFLLE. Ark.. Feb. 1b. fAP)—The 1D50 "Commerce .D"y Queen" at the University of Arkansas has been elected—uVit the ten candidates for the honor won't mow who won for another month. Frank McGckee. Pine Bluff, presi- ent of the commerce guild of the college of business admimslriUion, said voting wns completed Wednesday. He. said the winner will be announced March 31, date of the annual affair this year. Candidates for queen were Agnes Wynne. Fordycc; Mary Ann Cumnock. Little Bock; Mary Aim Smith, Blytheville; Margaret Laird. Mnl- vern; Barbara Larson. Homewood, 111.; Shirley Pe^rani, Kansas City, Mo.; Doy Faye Lawson, Fiyetteville; eGorge Anna Pile. Rntcliff, and Martha Birdsong and Martha Woodsen. Little Rock. Former Governor Ben Laney will he the principal speaker at the convocation. GIRL'S TWO PIECE By Sue Burned Tivo pretty fabrics combine with clini-m for this adorable two piece dress for young girls, Contrasting yoke and sleeves are all in one the tiny pcpluin falls in soft ripples. Trim K'ith narrow lace or ruffling Pattern No. 8147 is a sew-rite perforated pattern for sizes 8 10 12, M and 16 years. Size 10, 3 yards of 39-inch; % yards contrast. Don't miss the Spring and Summer FASHION. This latest losiie is colorful, informative, -_ a complete pattern, magazine. Fabric news fashion tips, a wealth of smart frocks to sew for summer are all included. 25 cents. For this pattern, senci 25 cenls. in COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett. Courier News 530 South Wells Street, Chicago ?', Don't rnlss the Spring and Summer FASHION. The latest issue Is colorful. Informative.—a complete pattern magazine Fabric news, fashion tips, a wealth of smart frocks to sew for summer are all included 25 cents MRMHS INSURANCZ 6KOUP DISTRICT W. L. "RIM," WALKER Illstrlct Agent 200 Isaacs Bldt., Phone 149* KM. Phone Z113 Girl, 12, Hurt When Bicycle, Auto Collide Ann Sislcr, 12-year-old daughter of c. W. Sister, was dismissed from Walls Hospital yesterday afternoon after receiving first aid treatment for a scalp Injury suffered when she collided with a car while riding a hlcycle on 17th Street. Attordlng to City Officer Bert Ross, who Investigated the accident, the Shier girl's bicycle ran Into the side of a car driven by D. A. Graham of Lcachvllle near the Intersection of Main and nth Streets. The accident occurred when a brief traffic congestion forced the Graham car to turn suddenly off Main Street onto 17th to avoid another collision, Officer Ross said. The Graham car and a Mnlhls Bus Lines bus both attempted to 30 around a parked City Coach Lines bus at the same time, and the Ora- ham car was forced to turn onto nth Street lo avoid oncoming traffic. The Sister girl was riding her bicycle on 17th Street, he said, and the Graham car swerved to avoid hitting the bicycle but the bicycle crashed Into the side of the car. Racket- Is Pared NEW YORK, Feb. 25. W)— A blg- Bcale coffee stealing racket that au- .liorttres say may hnve accounted in part for the recent coffee shortage In this country, has been uncovered on the New York City waterfront. Special police Investigators said Sl.000,000 worth of unroastert coffee lias been filched from the docks In the last year. One salvage merchant was arrested yesterday, and other arrest,' were reported imminent. A squad of detectives — some of them mas- nueradine; as longshoremen — have been working on the case for a year. // you could — V/ould You Save Your Family ... . . .from a fire?. . .from a killer?. . .from TB? Of course your answer is YES to all three! Well. TB (tuberculosis) Is a killer. It can spread like a flre, nnd If you've got TS, your family can get it from you! Make sure you don't have TB— If you do have TB, you'll be told how to get well and protect your family from it • ^ CHECK YOUR CHEST GET AN X-RAY! Sponsored as a Public Service by ARK-MO POWER CO. Marriage Licenses The following couple obtained a marriage license at the office of Miss Elizabeth Blythe, county clerk, yesterday: E. L. Gean and Mrs. Jane Faught both of Blytheville. You Are Warmly Invited to Attend EVANGELISTIC SERVICES at the FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH In IJIylHeville Feb. 26 thru Mar. 12 featuring MII/TON and MYRTLE DAWSON Evangelists « Gospel rrencliing • Good .Singing • Messages In Chalk • • 7:30 Every Night Except Monday • Tuesday, Kcb, 28 Calvary Male Quartette from Calvary liaptist Church Thursday. M,rch 2 Duel, Mr. aiirt Mrs. Anderson, t Taslnr am) Wife. i>f finsnell Melhoilisl Church I Saturday. March 4 Duel. The First Church of (lid , Na/arcnc . Tuesday, March 7 Sola, Louise Sullivan, Lake Slrcct Methodist Churrh Wcdnr-dflj-, .March 8 rrcsb.vtcrbn Cliolr, First Trc.i- bj'lrrlan Church Friday, Marcll 10 Trio, Assembly of God Church FIRSTCHRISTIAN CHURCH Rev. Lester D. Strubhar, Pastor Sunday and Monday H&MiBIGGEST WESTERN IN 10 YEARS!! 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