The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 18, 1950 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 18, 1950
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fAGE TWO BLYTHEVII^E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, MARCH 18, I Jane Shelton, Society Editor Miss Guard Betrothed To James Earl Ross Dr. and Mrs. James L. Guard are today announcing the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Miss Molly Frances Guard, to James' Earl Ross of Memphis, son- of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Ross of Boltonj Miss. Miss Guard is a graduate of Blytheville High School and attended Undenwood College. St. Charles, Mo. Snp received a B. S. degree from Hie school of Home Economics from the "University of Tenn., Knoxvllle p.nd attended graduate school at Iowa State College, Ames, Iowa. She was connected with the Standard Oil Company in Elizabeth, N. Y., and vyas employed as chemist for General Mills while In San Francisco. Miss Guard is a former member of the Blytheville and Dell school faculties. : Mr. Ross is a graduate of Hines High School at Raymond, Miss., and during the war served as a naval air cadet. He was graduated from Ihe schoo! of engineering nt Mississippi State College. Slarkvllle, and is now associated with West- .Irighouse, Inc., in Memphis. .Nuptial vows will be exchanged In a late March ceremony. * • * Chapter "N" Conducts Luncheon-Meeting A 1 p.m. luncheon preceded the business meeting of Chapter "N" of the PEO nistcrhood yesterday when the group met at the John Caudtll home. Mrs, Caudlll and Mrs. Free- maxy Robinson were hostesses to the group. A three course luncheon was •. served at the dining table which' was topped with a bowl filled with -white stock and dainty narcissus. Mrs. L. E. Old, president, presided over the Business meeting following. A review of the book, "The Romantic New Orleanlans," by Robert Tallant, was presented for the group by Mrs. Charles Crigger, Jr. '. . . * . * ' • Potluck Supper Honors Club Members, Guests : Mr. and Mrs. Dan Blodgett and Mrs. Ijpve Adams were hostesses last night! at the Blodgett home with it pot luck supper honoring members of the Past Matrons and Patrons club and their guests., . ': Guests with the 19 members were Mrs. W. H. Pardue, Mrs. Bass Stanf- • ton:and Mrs. Dorothy Bailey. A low bowl vari-hued gladioli top- pedthe : dining table from which the assorted foodfl were served Bou-£ Throv^BBD^ the eotertftinln? rooois. Mrs.'*J." A.^Sallba, 'pr'eslderit,"pre'* »ided over a business meeting after which the remainder of the evening was spent in playing rook. High score for the women went to. Mrs, J. D. Smith, high score for the men to Mr. Smith and rooko to Mrs. Pardue. Lucky Rook Club Meets; Mrs. McCann Hostess Easter lilies were placed in the entertaining room of the W. F. McCann home yesterday for the meeting of the Lucky Rook Club. High score was won by Mrs. Otltc Huey, second high by Mrs. C. M. Priest, and rooko, Mrs. Freeman Huey. At the conclusion of the game, the hostess served a dessert course. W • • Joy Class Entertained With Potluck Supper The Joy Class of the Lake Street Methodist Chinch was entertained last night when Mrs. Llnza Harrison was hostess with a potluck supper at the church. Mr. and Mrs. O D. Buffington were guests with the class for the St. Patrick theme party. Following supper the 16 guests present spent the remainder of the evening In games and informal entertainment. Bits of News TO BECOME BRIDE—Mtss Molly Frances Guard, daughter of Dr and Mrs James L. Guard of Blytheville, is betrothed to James Ear Ross of Memphis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Ross ol Bolton, Miss. The announcement was made today by the bride-elect's parents. The marriage will be solemnized in Into March. The 0. S. Department of Agriculture reports a trend among low- income families toward mating more meat, poultry, fish and eggs. Burdette Classes Conduct Contest A Who's Who contest of the Junior .and senior classes of the Bur- detle High School was conducted terday ^aft^rnpon! at », meeting of, the'igrbupa.-Harold Eubipni^.pre- id«d"*ro» th^'jBeetun.f$J|!gjg£r' The results of the 'contest 'were: most beautiful girl, Bobbe McDonald; most handsome boy. Sarri Duncan; most likely to succeed, Bettye Wixon; most, likely to succeed, Karold "Charlie" Stumbough; prettiest smile, Jackie Woodard; biggest flirt, Mamie Lloyd; biggest flirt, Melvln Crosskno; most versatile, Mnry Virginia Pierce; mast versatile, Harold Eubanks; best athlete, Ann Lutes; best athlete, Sam Duncan; wittiest, Jackie Woodard; wittiest, Harold "Charlie" Stumbough; one who has contributed most to B. II. S., Mary Vidginia Pierce; one who has contributed most to B. H. S., Samuel Young; brat dressed girl. Ann Lutes; best dressed boy, Sam Duncan-, mast studious, Betty Cockrell; most studious, Dcrrcl Young; most popular, Bobbe McDonald; most popular, Sam Duncan; biggest pest. Melvln Crossnow; biggest pest, Betty Mitchell; biggest bnby, Betty Mitchell; biggest baby, Carol Dean Roberts; and couple most In love, Betty Mitchell Roberts. and enrol Dean RA Group Meets In Lovell Home Rex Lovell was host Thursday night at his home to members of the Baptist Chspel Junior RA's to: a business-social meeting. Following the brief business session, the group spent the evening :n gomes nnd Informal enterUin- •nent During the social hour, Mrs Lovelt, assisted by Mrs. B. W. Cald- wcll, served refreshments. Honor List "or Junior High Is Announced The honor roll and honorable mention for the first six weeks of ;ho second semester for Junior High School is announced today bjr Enrl Mail, principal. - ; ' ••'_>•' ' Honor roll for the. seventh grade Jean Bradley. Jean Beacham, Lindu Syrd, Drane Adams, Condon Bush, Danny Cobb, Eugene Bclknap, Sue Jobe, Ruth Johnston, Leroy Hall, Jack Jackson 1 , Charles Langston, Lum, Jim Moore, Yvonne Lovelace, Ola Manley, Jimmlc Moore, Dorothy Pope, Nina Richardson, Floy Scott, Paltye Scott, Barbara Wntkins.' Gall Whitsitt, Patti Wright, Patsy".iarbro, Mary Po- Icct, Mnurlcc Webb nnd Sherry Sparks. Honorable mention—Earl Hyde, Betty Wntson, Mary Alice .Wroten, Eugene Still, Yvonne Stanley arul PcBgy Tnylor. Honor Roll, eighth grade—Mar- Jorio Datighcrty, Evelyn Bowcn, Mary Kay Crafton, Bernlce Flowers, Betty Garcolt, Louise Ootl. Bertha Gaincs, Nancy Karnby, Britt Owens, Carol Ann Holt, Betty Jolm- son, Lorna Homer, Anita Oldhain, Shirley Lovclady, Frances Rose! Marylyn Shivley and Carl Brown. Honorable mention—Martha Dyer, Patsy Caldwcll, Charles Goforth, Cecil Graves, Barbara Griffin, Annie Hamlley, Romlal Johnson, Kelly Jones, Harry Lum, James Mills, Billy Nelson, Jimmy Nelson, Fred Wilson, Nnncy Holllg, Freddie Holt Naomi Jones, James Walker, aallya Stihvcll, Linda Taylor, Patsy Wenv- er, Bob Chllrtcrs and Drcwev O'Dell. Mrs. B. P. Gay lias returned from St. Petersburg, Fla., wher» she ipent two months us guest at her sister, Mrs. J. W. White and Mr. White. Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Nelson left Friday morning for St. Louis where they will attend a Bottler's Convention. The out of town people here lor lie funeral of Mrs. Louise Golden Yarbro, Thursday were: her daughter, Mrs. LaPayette May, Mr. May and granddaughter. Mrs. Kinei '."/oilers, Mr. Welters and son, 'Dusty" all ot Caraway. Mr. and Mrs. D. F. Tucker and Mrs. Jones Pace of Caraway, Mr. and Mrs. John n. Bader, Mrs. George Bader, Mrs. Burl Lawson of Caruthers- vllle, Mr. and Mrs. John Mick, Hulen Mick and Mr. andMrs. J. L. Fitzgerald all of Charter Oak, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Luther Moody ot Dell and George 15. Bader of Cape Qlrardenu, Mo. Miss Gay Garrlgan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Garrlgan ot Blytheville, a student at Lindenwood College, St. Charles, Mo., hns been selected to go on the annual spring Lour of the Lindenwood Choir and Ensemble. The two groups left the campus today for a trip through Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois, accompanied by Prof. Milton Rchg, director of the choir. Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Birmingham nd Mrs. Pnul Presson were In Memphis Tuesday where Mrs. Birmingham underwent and examination by a specialist. Ben M. White returned Friday from Memphis Baptist Hospital where he had undergone an operation several days ago. His condition is satisfactory. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hires announce the birth of a son Friday nt their home. The baby, who is their first child, hns been named Casey Lynn. Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Stovall, and daughters, Nancy and Roma, of Fulton, Ky., spent today In Ulythe- vllle as guests of Mr. and Mrs. W.-T. Shelton and other friends. Mr. Stovall formerly was minister of the Church ol Christ in Blytheville. Mrs. Jennie Walker returned Friday [rom Die Memphis Eye, Ear, Mose and Throat Hospital where ic had been a patient for several clays. Miss Alice Saliba of Little Rock let Albert Sallba of St. Louis • are the weekend guests of their parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. A. Sallba. Miss Betty Black, who Is a student at Vnniierbilt,, Nashville, is spending the spring holidays here ns guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Black. Coming Events Social Calendar Mandiy Mre. 1. H. Caraway entertains the GEO Club. Bonnie and Marr Alice Pepples hostesses to Calvary YWA at their home, 2113 EdwaruX General meeting of the Women ol the First Presbyterian Church at the church at 7:30 p.m. Circles 4 and 5 will be hostesses. Wesleyan Service Guild ot the First Methodist Cliurch meets with Mrs. Dan Bell at 7:30 p.m. Lake Street WSCS meets «t 3:30 p.m. WSCS of the First Methodist meet — Circle One, Mrs. M. a. Goodwin, 1000 W. Ash, with Mrs. E. D. Ferguson as co-hostess. Circle Two, Mrs. J, M. Jontt, 1008 Chlcka- sawba, Circle Three, Mrs. Jaek Robinson, 1900 Chlckasawba. Circle Four, Mrs. W. J. Pollard, 1607 Holly, Circle Five, Mrs. A. H. Boyd. 1617 Holly, and Circle Six. Mr«. O. H Wylle, 617 N. Division. WMU of the First Baptist Church hns Royal Service Program it the Church at 2:30 prri. Tuesday Birthday supper feting Legionnaires and their wives will be given by the Legion Auxiliary at the Hut beginning at 7:30 pjn. Mr. and Mrs. Jame: Hill, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. C. L. McWaters, Jr, will entertain with a reception at the Hill home Immediately follow. Ing the concert of Richard Dyer Bennett at the Memorial Auditorium. Mrs. Toler Buchanan entertains Circle Seven of the First Methodisl Church at fl p.m. TLE Club meets with Mrs. Jerrj Scrape. Mrs. Phillips Robinson hostess k La Petite. Wednesday Pelphian Society meets at Hole Noble at 10 a.m. Mis. C. A. Ounnintrham hostess to the Wednesday Club. . Alpha Beta Bunco Club meet; with Mrs. Dorothy Ore wry. Thursday Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Terry, Jr Mr. and Mrs. Dale Briggs, Dr. an< Mrs. W. T. Rainwater. Mr. and Mrs Charles Blttncr. and Dr. nnd Mrs P. E. Utley, hosts and hostesses t the 20th Century Club at the Hut. Mrs. Raymond Shamlin enter tains Avalon Bunco. Mrs. Leon Scherer hostess Thursday Rook Club. Mrs. Wilbur Wahl honors Thurs day Night Club. Mrs. E. R. Lancashire hostess t Thursday Contract Club, Kibitzer Club meets with Mrs Jack Chamblin. Mrs. Aubrey Conway hostess I Mld-Week Club. Thursday Luncheon Club mee with Mrs. Charles Blttner. Friday Mrs. Lendennie Fowler entertain. CBC Club. Lucky Rook Club meets with Mr Freeman Huey. 'raining Meeting : or County HD Clubs Scheduled Mrs. Gertrude B. Hollman, North Mississippi County home demon- ration agent, said today that state nd district demonstration agents •ould conduct a training meeting or club members In thU county ext Saturday. Miss Connie J. BonslBgle, state ome demonstration agent, and Irs. Thelma C. Jordan, district gent, will conduct the meeting*. .Irs, Jordan will train secretaries, reasuvers and reporters and Mim ibnslagie will train presidents and ice-presidents at a 10: IS meeting f off'.-ers at the Wcmans 'Exhibit uildlrjg at Walker Park and the .utles ol the members will be dl»- utsed in the afternoon. The Lone Oak Home Demonstrm- lon club will b* hostess to the, meeting, Also scheduled to appear on the afternoon's program will be ' Mrs. 'ohn Mayei of Armorel and Mrs. Aaron Williams of the Lost Cane ijiib. Mrs. Williams will discuss i.irrent health Interests. The one-act play, "Rat Wise," will also be presented by the Lost Cane Club, and three films on con- rol of tnsect-cnrrlid diseases will ne shown by W, O. Stinnett, county director for the Malaria Control Division of the State Health Department. Socia! Meeting Held By 'Class <• Thirty members of the Ladies Bible Class of the First Methodist Church met yesterday at the church for a business and social meeting. Mrs. O. N. Hawkins,' president, opened the meeting with a devotional on prayer Rafter which Mrs. W. I. Denton lead the group in prayer. A brief business meeting was conducted followed by & social hour. iVSrs. Frank Webb, Mrs. John Walrten.. Mrs. L. M. Burnett, Mrs. Belle Wood and Mrs. J. D. Barksdale, hostess, .served a" sandwich plate and coffee during the otter- noon. The St. Patrick's Day theme was highlighted in the refreshments. Mrs. Earlene Blanken.rhip presented a program of Irish melodies after which Mis. Wood directed Irish games and contests. The meeting was adjourned with prayer. HD Club Observe? Oth Anniversary The lOth anniversary of the es abllshment of the Flat l^ake Horn Demonstration Club was observe esterday by the group with otiuck luncheon at the club. The eye opene- was hybrid whit marillas, with a tinged pink edgi was grown and show by Mr, verson Morris. Each member answered the ro all by telling what she had brough or the luncheon and why. Immediately following the buffe tyle meal the group played ItU ames and .contests. Mrs, C. M. Abbott, pres'den ^resided over the business meetin urlng which time the group pre ented an anniversary "gift" of iew linoleum to the club Birthday Supper To Fete Veterans The Legionnaires and their wives, will be honored Tuesday, Match 2Ist, when the American Legion CHURCH of CHRIST Main at 61 Hhvay • H. F. SHARP Evangelist SERMONS: Sund?y Morning: "The Difference llctwccn the of Christ and (he Christian Church." S'.nday Evening ^Laborers in His Vineyard." WHERE CHRIST and CHRISTIANS MEET KLCN Radio Program Daily 52:15-12:30 ' Sunday 2:30-3:00 CHURCH of CHRIST OUR NEW PHONE NUMBER Al ITie Hospitals Dlythevllle Hospital Dismissed: J. T. Stalcup, City. Mrs. C. M. Smart, City. Mtsj Ellse Moore, City. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Wayne Oxford and baby illy. Mrs. Odell Campbell and baby Oily. Mrs. J. E. Hardin, City. Deryl Nolan Young, City. Richard Dyer-Bennet, '20th-century Minstrel/ to Appear Here Tuesday Richard Dyer-Bennet, B "20th- century minstrel," will be presented n Blytheville at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the American Legion Memorial Auditorium. .Mr. Sennet's performance will be tlie fourth preservation of the Bly- :hcvlllc Civic Music Association during this season. He ts currently on his filth concert tour under the sponsorship of Impressario S. Hurok. The repertoire of song-stories presented by Mr. Dyer-Bennet Includes Elizabethan ballads, American folk songs, sea chanteys, Australian bush songs, compositions In seven languages, and little known art of great producers. Th« concert-trained tenor furnishes his own accompaniment with a guitar. He lias been proclaimed by serious music critics as an excellent guitarist, an entertainer, comjxjser and musicologist, nnd been praised for his revival of the lost art of minstrelsy. He has no royal patron, other than his public, but like the true troubaclor Is poet, composer, singer and instrumentalist. He Is the son of English nobility, but was 'educated In California. While an un- dergraduate student at the University of California, his time was divided between professional soccer and plans for a concert singer, A broken nose on Christmas Day proved to be no aid for voice production so he resigned his sports career. Girl Scouts Win Merit Badges in Cooking School As a climax to their participation In National Girl Scout Week, II members of the Central Girl Scout Troop today receiver! certificates entitling them to the Scout Cooking Badge after having completed a cooking school sponsored by the Arkansas-Missouri Power Company in the all-electric kitchen at th« company's Blytheville cilice. The certificates were awarded by Mrs. W. R. Campbell, leader of the Central Troop, and Mrs. James Jorclon, home economist for the power company and "head chef" for the school, at a tea given this aft- "I *• Sunday and Monday rSMYHFEWTOBK-mTtlMltnil ernoon for the mothers of the Cen- tdal Troop girls. Members of the troop that attended the school were LaVade Crim, Sara Jo Strickland, Carolyn Crafton, Dora Bernlce Wylle, Omega Louise Alexander, Mary Louise Turnage, Barbara Eagon. Carole Seeman, Judy Palmer, Eva Lee Graves and Carol Halgan. The U. S. Geological Survey says only 25 per cent of the country has been adequately! mapped. Ritz Shows Now at Roxy mutt juu mi m '-'' STANWYCK' MASON • HEFLIN • GARDNER _ J2ACT SIDE,WEST SIDE Paramount News Continuous Showing While the RITZ T11EATKE Is under construction this summer, you can enjoy yonr best picture* at HOXV THEATRE where we have Just installed AIR CONDITIONING. We will run CONTINUOUS SHOWS every day In the week Saturday San Francisco with Clark Gable and Jeancttt MacDormld Serial 'Sir :Galah»d" and Short No. 10 Cont. Sbowlnj Sat. 12:30-11:» Auxiliary will entertain with a birthday supper for the Legionnaires t the Hut. Supper will be served the group beginning at T.30 p.m. GEM Prompt, Courteous Service General Conlracf Purchase Corp. Roxy Shows Now at Gem The Gem Theatre will be open cTtry night with continuous «hvw« OD Saturday and Hunday Saturday Bandits of El Dorado with Charles Starred Serial "Rarfir Pilrnl" .N'g. 7 and Selected Short Cont. ShDHlni Hatordi; 12:30-11:30 Sunday & Monday —DOUBI-R FK.VriWK— WAMfKI PS-MONTGOM! scon frotmrr MALONE MtUo Con!. Klirmlnt Hun. 1:;«.t|! NOW OPEN SUNDAYS Beginning this coming Sunday, March 19, we'll be open until 3 in the afternoon. So when you eat out, plan to come to Snider's.. .you'll always find good, wholesom* food very economically priced. Serving Breakfast and Dinner SUNDAY DINNER, MAR. 19 85< Tomato Juice Choice of Either Meat SWISS STEAK FRIED CHICKEN Choice of 2 •Vegetables Snowflak* Potatoes, Creamed Asparagus, English Peas Jello Fruit Salad Home-baked Rolls & Butter Coffee Ice Cream ALSO STEAKS, SEA FOODS, HOME-BAKED PIES OPEN 8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. r SNIDER'S REJTAUCANT ' Formerly Al Sullivan's Restaurant EARL SNIDER, Owner & Manager 114 North Second Street In BlythevilU

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