The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 4, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 4, 1949
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.PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 1949 Amelia Saliba, Society Editor ''hone 4461 Girl Scouts Plan for Observance Of Anniversary of First Troop Surprise Shower Given Honoring Mrs. Grigsby Mrs. Dick Watson, Mrs. A. H. W»U»ce, Mrs. Victor Rtllwcll and Mrs. Arnold Miller were hostesses l»st night when they entertained with » surprise shower honoring Mrs. Prank Origsby. Approximately 35 guests attended the affair which was held In the Colonial Room of Noble Hotel. Vases of gladioli and jonquils were Talent Show lo be Held n Blytheville "Y" Room Arrangements have been completed for the Blylheville High School and Blytheville "Y" talent show lo be staged tonight at 8 o'clock In the Blytheville "Y" auditorium In the City Hull. Selections will Include vocal, pl- nno and Instrumental solos, comedy skits and other entertainment. arranged throughout the roonf centering the refreshment tab e •was a low bowl filled with gladioli During the evening, games were played with prizes being von by Mrs. Frank Greer, Mrs. Alton Jag ger» and Mrs. J. C. Buchanan. Pol lowing the games, the honorec wa presented her gifts. She was als presented a corsage by the hos Out of town guests were Mrs. 3 O. Cunningham, Sleelc, Mo., Mrs. George R. Lane, Marked Tree. Mrs. J. O. Buchanan, qsceola and Mrs. W. B. Brown, Manila. , . • Rook Club and Guests Meet with Mrs. Saliba Mrs. -J. J- Cookston and Mrs George Favall were guests last nigh with members of the Thursday Night Club when Mrs. J. A. Sallbi entertained at her home, 124 Eas Kentucky. Vases of jonquils and pheleden drum were attractively arranged In the home. High score was won by Mrs Raleigh Sylvester during tlie even ing games and rooko by Mrs. Don Haley. Refreshments of a salad, cake and coffee, carrying out the St. Patricks Day theme was'served by the hostess. Mrs. Enderlin Hostess To Rook Club and Guest Mrs: Albert Enderlin was hostess yesterday when she entertained the An added attraction Mrs. Tyrone Is Hostess To G. N. B. Club, Guest Mrs. John Tyrone was hostcs last night when she entertained the O N B Club members and c:ie guest, Mrs. Alvin Lane at her home on North Highway 61. In the evening bunco games, Mrs. Byron Nail received high score, Mrs. Alvin Lane, low score and Mrs. Herman Hoffmann, bunco. will be the Blvthevllle Senior Concert. Band under the direction or Robert Lipscomb. I The vocal selections will include, solos, duets, qimrtets nnd featuring high school students and the Junior High Boys Olre Club under the direction ot Mrs. Wilson Henry. In- titrunicnml selections will feature oin solns. duels and piano soios, Iso by shitlents. The comedy sklta -ill lie featured throughout the venliiR. Musical score will be ar- nnKcment.s from the opera's "The Red Mill" and "The Chocolate Soldiers," to popular numbers Includ- Unlil." RortRcrs and Hart sc- cclions and boosles. Harry FrllKlus. Jr.. will act as mstrr of ceremonies. There will be no admission charRC diid the show will be o;ien to the public. The home was decorated with vases ot Spring flower.s. The hostess served refreshments of a dessert plate. Host CSS Bits ol News About 135 Girl Scouts representing soven Scout Troops In Blytheville will take part in activities recognizing Girl Seoul Birthday Week, beginning Sunday and extending through March 12, start Business Meeting Held By Alpha Beta Chapter •Tim Alpha Beta Chapter of Epsllon Sigma Alpha Sorority met Tuesday night at the home of Miss Billy Damon with Mi-ss Btitone Jaggers as co-hostess for their business meeting. Miss Kalhryn Thompson^ presl- Girl From Keiser Wins Top Award In C. of C. Talent Show in Osceola Mrs. To Avalon Bunco Club • The Avalon Bunco Club members were entertained yesterday at the home of Mrs. Phillip l-'rei. Mrs. Paul Million was the high score winner in the bunco games ilh Mrs. Raymond Shamlin re- iving low score and Mrs. Fxldlc ord, bunco. Various potted plants were used o decorate Die home. Following tlie games, the hostess ervcrt refreshments of R dessert itli coffee. Mrs. Schcvei Entertains Cluli Members and Guest Mrs. Enrlenc lilaukenshlp w finest yesterday with members o the Thur.sclny Rook Club when Mrs Leon Schercr cnlcrtnincrt nt he home, 131 East Sycamore. • Vnscs of jonquils were arranged throughout, the home. In the afternoon names. Mrs Harold lllnson won hltih score wit high belnts won by Mrs. George Sal ibn. Jr. and rooko by Mrs. Blank enship. A dessert course was served by tl hostess. Blytheville Rook Club and guest, Mrs. W. D. Cobb. nt her home at 1100 Chlcknsnwba. During the afternoon gnmcs. Mrs. O O. Elklns received high score, Mrs. G. V. Daws, second high and Mrs. Russell Wert rooko. Mrs. Cobb was also presented a gift by the hostess. Arranged In the entcrtainine rooms of the home were crystal bowls filled with jonquils. The hostess served B dessert plntc with coffee. • • • Training Union Meeting [• Is Held at First Baptist .-Baptists representing churchc throughout Mississippi County as wmbled »t the First Baptist Churcl Mid-Weck dub. Guests Meet with Mrs. Houchins Mrs. H. H. Hmiclilns was hostess estcrdny to members of the Mld- Vcek Club anil two guests, Mrs. A. H. Reese and Mrs. ;j. H. Elklns. The luncheon wns served from he dinning table which was centered with R striking arrangement of spring flowers In pastel shades. Other vases of mixed flowers were used to decorate the home. During the bridge games following the luncheon. Mrs. Harry W. Hniues won high score with second high being won hy Mrs. Reese. • * • Dessert Bridge Is Given At Loy Welch Residence Mrs, Toby Long. Mrs. Gcnn At- C/lurch Accepts Quota '•or Four-Year Program The Board of Stewards of tin First Methodist Church lust night accepted a $3.350 quota for the church to be rued in financing the denomination's four-year program of evangelism and church cxtenstou and decided that $1.500 of the lolnl would be used to assist In the establishment ot a new church In the Pride and Gateway Addition. Harvey Morris, chairman of the board and treasurer for the local church's building fund, announced thai, the funds now available for use In constructing a new auditorium totals approximately S116.00D. The Rev. Allen D. Stewart, pastor, announced plans by the Board of Christian Education to launch weekly family night dinner meet- MIS.S Mamie Adams left today lor Coiiway where she will attend a two-tiny vacation church school clinic lor North Arkansas Conference to he held at the First Methodist Church there. Mar. 4-5. Mrs. IJ. H. VanPalteu of Jerome, Idaho, arrived 'yesterday to visit with her ton and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan H. VanPatten. She wrus me t In Joncsboro by Mr. anil Mrs. VanPaiten. Mrs. R. N. Hill is ill at the home ol her daughter, Mrs. fl. L. ISlay- lock. v Mrs. A. O. Little, Mrs. Unity Kirby, Mrs. Byron Morse and Mrs, J. Louis Chcry are spending today in Memphis. B. O. West left yesterday for f-on Angeles, Calil. where he will attend the National Convention ol the cotton council of which he Ls a im-mber. He plans to be away, twj wtvks. Mrs. J. A Leech is spending today in P.ulucah, Ky., as guest of her aunt. Mrs. Pearl Albritton. Dorothy Rolllson, Barbara Ann PniiU, Bonnie Sue Glover, Jo Ann Tcdlock and their sponsor, Mrs. Vernoi) Boyrt left today for Little Rock to attend the G. A. Conference there Mar. 4-8. They represent, the Girls Auxiliary of the Calvary : Baptist, Church here. Mrs. J. W. Shinn and daughter ol Harrison returned to their home today alter having visited with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wal- polc and her sister, Mrs. f'oy Etchii'son and family. Mr. Shinn arrived here Tuesday ind accompanied them homo. Mr. and Mrs. ••>. R. Bcnlon ol Conwny will he the weekend guests ol her parents. Mr. and Mrs. E |t| Walker. They came especially to attend the wedding ol Mrs. Beuton's iiijjs In April anef the Hoard ol Stewards endorsed the proposal. BCUIVicu «v xnt. ii.ijv unfit..... — — . - I.,I, ,vn,-n here last night for the Assoclatlonal kinsmi and Mrs. W. C. Swlnk vveie Training Union Mass Meeting and guests yesterday with members of Elimination Contests. he Octette Club when Mrs. Loy Velch entertained bridge at her home nt 1011 W. Ash. Elmii Fred Becker, Associatloanl Train- Ing Union director, presented program activities and a preview of the Training Union plans for the year. Special emphasis was given the State Training Union Convention in IJttle Rock. March 18-19 Mr. Becker said buses will be chartered by the First Baptist Church and by the Mississippi County Association to take delegates to the Convention. "Rev. Russell Duffer, pastor the New Liberty Baptist Church conducted the Junior Memory, will one participant, Gerald Brown the First Baptist Church. Blythe yllle. Mrs. A. B. Hill of Luxora prcs ented Junior Richardson and Gene Wade from Immanuel Baptist Church and Carey Rushing, First Csurch, Blytheville, as participants In the Intermediate Sword Drill. Carey Rushing scored as first place winner. Mrs. Grady Magee entered the Better Speakers Tournament for Young People. She spoke on "God Requires Faithfulness." Winners In these Associations! Contests, Gerald Brown, Carey Rushing, and Mrs. Grady Mngec. will represent Mississippi County Baptists in the State Training Union Contests, in Uttle Rock. March 18-19. Climaxing the program. Rev Ralph W. Davis ot Little Rock spoke on "The Do's and Don'ts of Training Union." As his text. Mr. Davis used Jeremiah -18:10. "Cursed be he that doeth the work of the Ixjrd deceitfully." He reviewed the progress of the Baptist Training Union in Arkansas and emphasized the vast possibilities for future developments. The Rev. Mr. Davis Is Dlrcctir of the Baptist Training Union in Arkansas. He has served in this capacity for five years. a dessert Gro-Y Group Is Formed By Central School Girls The filth and sixtii r'"de girls ot Central School met yc^.-'rclay al- ternoon'at the Blytheville "Y" lo form a Gra-Y group. Approximately 20 attended. The following officers were elected to serve for the first year: Dora Benitce Wylie, president, Linda Jo While, vice-president, Dorothy Jean Moor.e, secretary, Eva Lcc Grave, treasurer nud Patsy Fl&hcr, scrapbook editor; ' An activities program to lie followed during the month of March was outlined by Mrs. Springsteen, group leader and advisor. Meetings arc to be held weekly, on Thursday alternoons at the Bly- heville "Y". brother, Earl Wnlker Jr. and Miss Frances Bass of Porlagcvillc, Ma., which is to be solemnized Sunday nt~ the First Baptist Church in Mrs' M. O. Usrcy returned today from Walls, Mlss.,^whcrc she visited with her daughter, Mrs. Odcll Sunders and Mr. Sanders. C. A. Cunningham left today lor Hot Sprint:'' where he will join Mrs Ciinnhiglir.tii who has been there for seveial days, 'fliey plan to spend a two-week vacation there and will attend the races. The week's activities will with Sunday services at the First Methodist Church. The Olrl Scouts wili attend in a group and will present the "Hymn ol Scouting." Mrs. Leonard Johnson, secretary of the Girl Scout Lone Troop Association in Blylhcvllle, Is In charse of arrangements for Sunday's activities. Mrs. Wilson Henry will direct the singing and Mrs. John Caudill will be the accompanies!. During the week exhibits of crafts, uniforms and materials will he shown In Helnemann's Department Store window. These displays are being arranged under the direction of Mrs. Coady Eaton and Mrs. Forrest Moore. I'lan Fi-aival at High. School The week's activities will with the Girl Scout Festival at the High School auditorium, Friday night. Each troop will present a short skit. Mrs. Glenn Ladd, president ol the Girl Scout Lone Troop Association, will lie in charge o( the program. She is being assisted in planning by Mrs, R. B. Stout and Mrs. Kiilhryn Wood. The skits prc- senicii by the various troops will be directed by the respective troop leaders. Giri Scouts in Blytheville are or- ganiz;cl as Lone Troops and headed by the Girl Scout Lone Troop Association. The officers, other than Mrs. Ladd and Mrs. Johnson in elude Mrs. Eaton, vice president, and Mrs. Leon Ocmiing, treasurer. I The seven troo|» in Blytlrevilla | each have two volunteer leaders, who meet each week with tlie girls. Tlie seven-year Brownie 'IVoop No. VII is lead by Mrs. Caudill and Mrs. Fred Stcadman; the eight-year Brownie Troop No. V i-s 'cad ay Mrs. John Miles Miller and Mrs. J. P. Garrolt; the nine-year Brownie Troop No. XI is led by Mrs. Johnson; the Lunge Troop No. VI by Mrs. \Vood and Mrs. Moore; Central Troop No. II by Mrs. W. R. Campbell and Miss June Stires: Surtbury Troop No. 1 by Mrs. Eaton and Miss Mary Jo Eaton; and the dent, presided during the business session, at -which time plans were discussed for "Rush Week" which will be held In April. Reports were given by the various officers and committees Plans for tlie Ways and Means Committee were al&o discussed at the meeting. Entertaining rooms of the home were decorated with attra«tlve arrangements of gladioli and carnations. The hasteses served refreshment of a dessert course. Intermediate G. A.'s Have Regular Meeting The Intcrnietlatc Girls Auxllary of the Number Nine Baptist Church met Sunday afternoon at tlie church for their regular meeting. The program opened with a song, "We've a Story to Tell to the Nations." "Home Missions" was the topic of the afternoon program. Those taking part were Travla Hatley. Dorothy Whittle. Lurlene Hatley. Mrs Tom Kcllcck. Anne Kelleck and Laverne Hatley. The scripture reading was given by Laverne Hatley. Extension Sunday School Will Begin at Yarbro An extension Sunday School will begin at the Yarbro School building at 2:30 p. m. Sunday. Arrangements are under the auspices of the Brotherhood of the First Baptist church of Blytheville. Following the organization and lesson period, the Rev. C. J. Rushing, Mississippi County Baptist associations! missionary, will conduct a preaching service. Special music will be presented. Teachers and workers will be supplied from the local church until the extension school is established. Miss Virginia Bruce, soprano vocalist from Keiser, won first prize n the Osceola Junior Chamber of Commerce-sponsored, Youth opportunity Piogram at the High Scl'.ool Auditorium In Osceola last night, Miss Bruce, competing with approximately 20 other contestants, won $25 and an expense-paid trip to Memphis to compete in the Mid- South WMCT, RCA Victor Television amateur talent show next month. Second place honors were shared by a string Instrument band from Osccola, and another vocalist. Wylie Tate, Jr., of Luxora, presented an Al Jolson impersonation for his share in the second place winnings, and the band, directed by Mrs. Paul Brawley of Osceola, presented several instrumental numbers. They received $12.50 each. Miss Bruce will appear In Memphis on the WMCT television show, March 14. and it Is planned that runners-up In tlie competition will be allowed to appear later. Similar opportunity programs are being sponsored throughout this area to determine entrants for the Mid- South contest. The winner of the Mid-South contest will be given an expense free trip to Chicago for an audition and a possible chance for a National Broadcasting Company contract. T. P. (Doc) Dean of Blytheville was master of ceremonies for the program, and judges included: J. T. Sudbnry. Jack Rawltngs. both of Blyihevllle, and Miss Betty Dlxon and Mrs. Donald Wcrtz of Osceola. Special guest entertainers were ic members of the Marked Tree iris chorus, who recently were arnd winners of a similar conlest here. Nine girls compose the horns. Roy Ware and Mrs. George Doyle Jr., provided accompaniment for the various acts. Entrants were] from Etowah. West Ridge, Dyess.l Keiser, Joiner, Wilson, BurdelteJ Luxora and Osceola. Approximately 500 attended the I show. Jaycee committees and chair-1 men Included: President Henry J.l Swift, stage decoration; Tim Bowles,I stage director; J. W. Taylor, ticket I sales, project community chairman,! \'. M. Edrington. and advertising,! Stan Bentley, Harry Uvingsteln/ and Ray Mann, Sunbeam Band Meets At Number Nine School The Sunbeam Band of tlie Number Nine School met yesterday ntl the school with 14 members attend-[ ing. Miss Ernestine French opened th«| meeting with prayer. During the I study program, a discussion wax! held on birds and flowers "How [ Jesus Loves All Races of People*" The Annie Armstrong program do-1 nations were followed by the group I repeating the watchword for the I year. They colored on thier stand-1 ard of excellence, after which their I counselor. Mrs. Bessie Rustln, dis- | missed the group with prayer. Business Meeting Held By Nu Phi Mu Sorority Mcmbeis of the Nu Phi Mu Sor- orolty met last night at the home of Miss .JoyCd Damon for their regular business meeting. Mis;; Damon, president, presided during the business session, at which Arranged oom and able was onn.uils. Mrs. Langston throughout the living centering the dining attractive bouquets of Ashford received nigh score in the afternoon games with Mrs. Welch high. receiving second Tainted Warning SHAWNEE, Okla. (UP) — The Sliawnce News-Star published an editorial urging safe driving on vacation. It entitled "We Don't Want to Lose Subscribers." lime various reports were given by the offers and committee chairmen. Plans were dlscusscdd for the activities for the year. Mrs. William Gucrin was installed as a new member of tlie sorority. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Gilbert Hammock March 17. Refreshments were served by the hostess at the close of the meeting Junior High Troop No. IV is lead by Mrs. Ladd and Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt. Carry Out Many Projects During the past year the troops here— three Brownie troops and four Intermediate troops, completed projects in assisting school and church programs, folding Christinas Seals, making "sack" dolls for foreign children, sending friendship ba"5 overseas, lurnishmg their club house.^'The Little House" in Walker Park', and attending a cookins school. Program stiulico have dealt with arts and craf.Cs, community lile health and safety, homemaking international friendship, literature and dramatics, music and dancing, nature, and games and agriculture. The Birthday Week recognizes tne holding ot the first scout meeting, which wns conducted by Mrs. Ju- lictlc Lowe in Savannah, Ga., in 1012. At The Hospitals Blylhcvllle Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Maggie Crawford, city. Worth Nccly. city. Walls Hospital Dismissed: W. E. Gentry. Rt. 1. Luxora. Mrs. Charles Northcutt and babj Steele, Mo. Mrs. Leioy Warren and babj Luxora. Mrs. W. R- Dedmon and babj Armorel. Mrs. Clyde Thompson, city. Continuous Shows Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN 8:00 a.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m. I New Liberty News Miss Jimmy Nell McDonald of Memphis. Tenn.. was the weekend guest of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Hiriam McDonald and family. Mr. and 'itfrs. J. C. Williams spent Wednesday with relatives in Trenton; Tenn. Mrs. Craif; Is Hostess Mrs. E. A. Craig was hostess Wcd- .lesdny to the Birthday Club when she entertained at her home. Tlie dining table was centered with an arrangement o( jonquils in a low bowl. Other Sprini; flowers were used to decorate the home. Mrs. Mary Scrapes assisted Mrs. Craig in serving. Tlie next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Scrapes, April 6. Last Time Today Words and Music witli Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney News * Short Subjects Continuous Showing Every Day Saturday Your Home Kindness Bears Fruit McCHACKEN, Kan. (UP) — T'.ic hoiu,inr> shortage is over for Mr. I and Mrs. Ficcman Barnes—because of klnrine.«s. The care and friendship they gave elderly Mrs. Rowena Bush in the last two years resulted in their being left Mrs. Rush's home in hci will. created exactly at you dreamed it Mrs. Borum Entertains With Bridge Luncheon Mrs. Edgar P. Bonim was hostcs. yesterday when she entertained th Thursday Contract Club and on guest. Mrs. Cornelius Modlngcr will a luncheon at her home, 1022 Hollj Mrs. P. D. Foster was high scor winner In the games played follow Ing the luncheon with Mrs. Flodne Banister receiving second high. The dining table, at which th ..incheon was served was centered with a tow crystal bowl of Jonquils. Spring flowers In pastel shades were arranged in the entertaining rooms of the home. Mi's. Paul Is Hostess To T. N. Club Members Mrs. Carl Paul was hostess last night when she entertained members of the T. N. Club at her home, 1612 Hcarn. The entertaining rooms of the home were decorated with arrange- mcnt-s of Spring flowers. Mrs. Gordon Henley was high score winnci in tlie evening games v.ith Mrs. George Ford winning bridgo. Refreshments were served by tlie haste-s-s aftei the games. Win A Columbia Diamond Ring! ANNOUNCING West End Beauty Shop formerly DINA'S RKAUTY SHOP NEW LOCATION 2003 West Main OPEN NIGHTS BY APPOINTMENT • ' PHONE 2690 • Contest Today Ends March 12 at 7 p. m. Guess the Carat Weight of the Stone in the Giant Columbia Ring Set on Display at Fitzpatrick's. • Nothing to Buy • Nothing tp Write COLUMBIA GIANT RING CONTEST "" Serial "Bruce Gentry" No, 1 & Short Continuous Showing Saturday 12:30-11:30 Sunday & Monday TheSun ComesIJp . ; . ind your heirt) goes with it! ]('i i joyoui TECHNICOLOR! enctrcammrnti from M-G-M.I Paramount News & Selected Short* Cont. Showing Sun. 1:15-11:00 That is what do for you. Deal's Salon of Interiors can Bn* Office Opens 6:30 Show Sla.ts 6:45 Opens Sunday 1:011; Starts 1:1S Continuuus Shows Silt. & Sun. 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So come down to Peal's Salon of Interiors tomorrow and let us bring new beauty .to your home. Deal's Salon of Interiors Last I'ime Today Where There's Life with Bob Hnpe Selected Slmrl Subjects Serial "Junsle Land" No. 3 * Short, Continuous ShowinR Saturday 12:30-11:30 Sunday and Monday 109 West Main Phone 4-160 Fox Movietone News &• Short ' Continuous Showing Sun. l:30-li:0»

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