The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 9, 1949 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 9, 1949
Page 4
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f A<JI BLYTHEVILLE <ABK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 184 i Society NewA Amelia S«lib«, Society Editor / I'hoiie 4461 Miss Rogers Engaged To Johnson Blackwell Mr. *nd Mrs. Prank Anderson Roger*, Sr., announce the engagement »nd approaching marriage of their • daughter, Mlis Ha Margaret Rogers, to Aaron Johnson Blackwell, son of Robert Cozine Blackwell and the late Mrs. Blackwell of Blytheville. MUs Rogeri attended Blytheville High School and was graduated from Texas State college for Women, Denton, Tex. where she rc: celved a Bachelor ol Science degree In Journalism. Mr. Blackwell was graduated from Blytheville High School and served three,years In the Army Air Corps, 18 months of which were spent In the, European Thea• ire. He Is now engaged in farming near Blytheville. Plans lor the wedding to be sol- emnlied In April will be announced at * Uttr date. • Shower Party Is Given For Mr., Mrs. Martin Mr*. Bruce Barnett and Mrs. D. ' O. Wurlngton were hostess Monday night when they entertained .with a sno*er party honoring Mr. and Mrs. Chester Martin at Mrs. Bar„• nett't homt. Mrs. Martin 1* the former Mis* Dortha Jane Early of Pocahontaj. Approximately « guests attended ' with out of town guests being, Mrs. Ethel Sampson, Lee and Jimmy OODM and Mi*s Shirley Copps, all of -; *t»rk*d Tree and Ml*s Kathryn • ' spun a! Lepanto. Durini th» evening, games were played with prlws being won by ' Mis* Miry Lou Singleton, Mrs. Julian Tate and Jimmy Copps Gifts were presented the honored guests, after which rcfrcsh- rnents were served by the hostesses. The home was decorated with at> tractive arrangements of yellow and white Jonquils in crystal bowls. Mrs. Holder Is Hostess To Bridge Club, Guest ^ Mrs. Worth Holder was yesterday when she entertained the Tri-Town Bridge Club and two guests. Mrs. Weldon Rainwater and Mrs. Dtclt White at her home on Kentucky Street. During the afternoon bridge games, high icore was won by Mrs. Gene Teaford with Mrs. Rainwater winning second high. Attractive artngemenls of Jon-' quil^ and hyacinth* were used to duomti the Some. • i, The he«te«i served refreshment* , e/f a i&lad course. La Petite Club, Guests Meet with Mrs. Coleman Mrs. Tloyd Wintrier, Mrs. P. D. Foster and Mrs. Gean Atkinson were guests yesterday with members of the La Petite Club when ' Mrs. I. R. Coleman entertained at. her home. The entertaining rooms of the home were decorated with attrac- '• tive arangements of gladioli and Jonquils. Mrs. Foster was high score win. tier in Hie bridge games with Mrs. • F. E. Utley receiving second high. A dessert course was served by the hostess. Engagement Announced Coming Events Social Calendar The engagement, of Miss Ilsi Margaret Rogers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Anderson Rogers, Sr., to Aaron Johnson Blnckwell, son o! Robert Cozine Ulnckwcll and the late Mrs. Blackwell ot Blylhevllle, was announced today by her parents. Mr. and Mrs. I. R. Colsman spent the weekend In Jackson, Term., as guests ot Mr. and Mrs, Marvin Yatcs. They were accompanied home by their BOH, Michael, who has iK'cn visiting with Mr. and Mrs Yntes for the past week. Mr. and Mrs, Leslie Kenwrlgh were called to Memphis last nigh because of the death of Mrs. Ken Wright's father, Funeral service will be conducted there tomorrow. Crmrles digger III, student a the University of Arkansas, Fayette vllle, spent the weekend here wit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cliarle Criggcr. He was motored to Fay ettevllle by Ills parents, who returned home yesterday. Mrs. B. B. Wilson returned homo after a business trip id Little Rock. She also attended the races In Hot Springs Ixjfore returning home. Mrs. Mary Lou Taylor returned from a six weeks vacation to points of Interest in Florida. She visited with her daughter, Mrs. Brooks Grimme, In Gainesville and also visited with friends and relatives In Memphis before returning home. William T. Stewai'l, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Stewart of Blytheville, was Icistalled as a member of the Beta I'M chapter of Tau Kappa Epsllon Fraternity which was newly' formed at Arkansas State In Jones- fooi'o. Paul S. Craig of Osceola nnd Robert 3. parrel of Stcele. Mo., also were Installed as members. Joe Alexander Jr. left Sunday for Mtston, Tenn., where he has purchased a business. Mrs. Alexander wilt join him there Sunday, where they will make their home. Mrs. H. L. Chambers returned from Jackson, Miss., where .^lic spent several weeks with her daughter, Mrs. Ellis Snipes and family. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Ellis Jr. are :he parents of a son born last at the Blytheville Hospital. He has been named J. O. Ellis III. The couple have two other children, Janle and Gary. Mrs. Ellis Is the foimei Miss June Reinmllter. Thursday Mrs. Ed Cook will entertain the Double Four Bridge Club at her hoine. The Fldells Sunday School Clsss of the First Baptist Church will meet with Mrs. Joe K. Waddy for pot-luck supper al 7 p. m. Co- hoslcsses will be Mrs. O. V, Baws and Mrs Ullle Slsk. The Maple Grove CemeUry Aaso- soclation will meet at the home of Mis. Frank Webb, H06 Hearn, at 2:30 )>jn. Mrs. Langston Ashford will entertain the Octette club members. Mrs. Eddie Ford will be hostess to the Avalon Bunco Club. The G. N. B. Club will be entertained at the home ot Mrs. J. O. Frazler. The Thursday Rook Club rill meet at the home of Mrs. T. W Goforth. Mrs. Henry Humphreys will bo hostess to the Thursday contract Club. Mrs. Don Haley will entertain the Thursday Night Club at her home. The T. N. Club will be entertained al the home of Mnr, ff B. Autcn. Mrs. W. H. Pease will be hostess to the Thursday Luncheon Club. Mrs. R. F. Klrshner will entertain the Thursday Club The Mid-Week club will be entertained at the home of Mrs. W. L. Horncr. Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Evravd, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Caldwcll and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Flccman will be o.sts and hostesses to Club 28 at 1C Hut at 8 p.m. Mrt. llliott Hostess To Armorel W. M. I/. The Armorel Baptist Missionary Union met at the church Monday for a Royal Service program with Mrs. c. C. Elliott u program chairman. Sixteen members atentied. Mri. W. O. Anderson opened the meeting with prayer. Those who participated on the program and their topics were a 8 follows: Mrs. Charles Brown, "Hawailans Have an Answer" or "A Stitch in Time"; Mra. W. O. Auten, "Misplaced Teachings" or "Un-even Stitches Pull Apart"; Mrs. W. L Smith, "Is Race Reason for Tension" or "Are You Afraid to Loosen the Tension"; Mrs, Ted Faught, "Christ Knows How to Fix It" and Mrs, Franlc May, "Christ In Us Could Solve It All." Mrs. T. R. Watson served refreshments at the school cafeteria. Regular Meeting Is Held By High School P.T.A. v The high school Pnrenl-Teachcrs Association met yesterday in the high school auditorium for their regulnr meeting. This was preceded by a meeting of the executive board. Mrs. Ray Hall gave the devotional which was followed by a duet entitled, "Lavendar Blue," presented by Miss Mary Jo Eaton and Harry Fritzlus, accompanied by Miss June Stircs at the piano. They were At The Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. W. M. VanDiver and baby, Bteele, Mo. Mary Ann pelbtrt. city. Wallf Hwpllal Di&misstd: Mrs. C. P. Crawford and bsby, Luxora. Mrs. O. E. Moore, Osceola. Mrs. B. S. Simmons, Del!. \ Mrs. Maggie Thomas, Osceola. Introduced by Mrs. C. W. Oarrignn. Guest apeaker at the meeting was the Rev. Lester D. Strubhar, pns- lor of the First Christian Church, who #«r>introduced by Mrs. Harry FrltziusP He chose as hi> subject, "Building Spiritually." Mrs. Cedl Lowe read the presidents message, "Builders All," after which she presided over the business session. The report of sifts of $125.50 was given by the finance committee composed of Mrs. George Shanks and Mrs. Don Lutes. Mrs. El. C. Allen, treasurer, reported that a gill of $80.00 was received from the community chest. The new table for the stnpe was presented to the school by the P. T. A. The following officers, to be Installed at (he April Meeting, were elected: Mrs. Buforti Young, president; Mrs. R. L. Dcciman, first vice- president; Miss Monta Hughes, second vlcc-prcslricnt; Mrs. Jess White, secretary; Mrs. Jerry Hcimi, treasurer; and Mrs. W." L. Boyrt. historian. Plans were matie to send the new president to the slnte convention to be held next month. Mr.s Rupert Crafton, study chairman, announced plans tor two even- Ing meetings to be held at he home and at the home 6( Mrs Lowe, Ditas of the meetings wu be announced later. At the close ol the meeting the Annual Scnio plays were announced by Charlc McDaniel, general chairman. The senior room won the priz during the room count. Talent Show Presented At Wilson Theatre WILSON, Ark., Mar. 0. — The crowning of the P. T. A. "queen 1 clitmixcd tlie presentation of the home talent show held last night at the Wilson Theatre under auspices of the Wilson Parent-Teachers Association. "Miss Sally Roberts," portrayed by J. D. Roberts, "Miss Winnie Whillakcr", J. H. Whlttaker, and "Miss Susie Cash", D. D. Cash, were contestants for the crown which was finally awarded "Miss Robert;,". Theme of the performance was "Wilson p. T. A. from 1900 through 1G75". and included 'impromptu skits, vocnl solos and duets and tap dancing. Approximately 650 people were present. Mrs. Bevills Hostess To New Liberty W.M.U. Sixteen members of the Women' Missionary Union of the New Lib erty Baptist. Church mot hist nigh sit the liome of Mrs. H. H. Bevil for a Royal Service program. The program opened with th singing of a hymn after which Mr R. T. wilder led the group in praye Theme, for the program wa "Christ The Answer to Racial Tci sion." Those taking part were Mrs. E. H. Crook, Mrs. Malcom Koonce, Mrs. Charlie Hicks. Mrs..Tollie Peterson, Mrs. Dick Bevills, Mrs. Mix Koonce, Mrs. Clexton Eubanks, Mrs. Shed Bevills, Mrs. B. T. Larimer and Mrs. H. B. Shenvin. The devotional was given by Mrs. Hilton Stevenson. Following the closing prayer by Mrs. Crook, refreshments of iced drlnki nntl cookies were served. Wilson Chapter O.E.S. Meets At Lodge Hall WILSON. Ark., March D — The Vilsor. Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star held a call meeting Tuesday night at the Wilson Lodge Hall lor the official visit or Mrs Lillian AKord of Blytheville, tin district deputy Grnntl Lecturer o the 16th District of the Order of the Eastern Star of Arkansas. Mrs. Alford gave the yearly, instructions al the meeting. Guests included Mrs. Love Adams of Blytheville, Mrs. Ruth Ragsdalc of, past worthy matron, Mrs. Geneva Lloyd of Osceola, present worthy matron, snd others from Dycss. Hostesses were Mrs. Tommle Cash, chairman. Mrs. Martha Brewer, Mrs. Flora Woodyard, Mrs. Lona Adams, Mrs. Veda Hayes and Mrs. Ada Brlmhall. Coffee hostesses, Mrs. Eva Kerlin and Mrs. Brenda Anderson Refreshments of cake, and coffee were served. Sub-District Meeting Held at First Methodist The Mississippi County Sub-Dis- ricls of I he Methodist Youth Fel- owshlp met Monday night at the First Church in Blytheville. Bob Edwards, vice-president, presided during the business session, at which time special projects for the entire sub-district was discussed. Mnrjorie Hale was asked to get information ot foreign specials of the "Advance of Christ In His Church." The Methodist Youth Fund was emphasized through! the meeting as a phase of youth part in the Advance of Christ. Plans were also made for the sub-district institute which will be held in Blytheville, April 3, with the Rev. Jamas S. Upton and a group of Hendrix College students in charge. Following the meeting, the group was served refreshments in the social rooms of the church. Justness Women Meet With Mrs. J. D. Widner The Business Women's Circle Four of the Calvary Baptist church met last night at the home of Mrs. J. D. Wldner for a Royal Service program and brief business mfiet- ng. There were 12 members, one new member, Mrs. Marie Matter and two visitors, Mrs. Larry Byruin and Mrs. Wilbur Lane present. The opening prayer was offered by Mrs. Luctan G allies after which the program, "Christ The Answer to Racial Tension" was presented, with Mrs. Bill Shanks in charge Those who participated on the program were Mrs. Mark Anderson, who gave the devotional. Mrs. N. H. Short, Mrs, Charles Lipford, Mrs. R. L. Coleman, Mrs. F. E. Lucius Mrs. E. E. Smith and Mrs. Victor Wilson. Dismissal prayer was offered by Mrs. Raymond Belknap. During the social hour, refreshments were served from the dining table which was covered with a white cloth and centered with an arrangemet of Jonquils in a low crystal bowl. Orchid and yellow streamers were placed down the center of the table. Adding to the decorations on the table were the white tapers in silver holders. G. A. Members, Mothers Honored with Banquet The Women's Missionary Union of the Calvary Baptist Church were hostesses last night when they entertained with a banquet honoring the members and their mothers of the Girls Auxiliary, at the church. Decorations carried out the G. A. colors, which are green, yellow and white. Each guest was presented a corsage In green and yellow. "America Beauty" was the title of the program which opened with a solo, "America the Beautiful" By Barbara Pruitt. others on the program were Dorothy Lee Rolltson, Monthly Meeting Hefi By Cooperative Club WILSON, Ark., March 9.-, Wilson Cooperative Club helcj monthly meeting Thursday »;| noon at the Club House. .. L Charles Gilbert presided In the-I sence of the president, Mrs, g s Brandon Jr. ;, The tlieine of the March profi was "Comparative Art" with • Dixie Wood program chairmar charge. Mrs. Wood Introduced.! guest, Miss Dorothy McDaniel ).l the Memphis Academy of Art, 11 exhibited some of her plclure»*J also drew a sketch. Miss McDaniel graduated 1H Wilson High School two years| and since entering the Acudll she has gained recognition In I field oj art. She plans to specif in fashion sketching. Miss Lillian Patterson, planisH Oscepln furnished musical tlons. Mrs. Wood exhibited relics of<] from the Hampson Museum at dena. Her display included » y| lean Doll, a sword with an 11 carved handle and a battle 1 ! She also displayed * head ll molded out of clay. >l Due to the postponement of '. February meeting, the Febri'1 hostesses assisted the hostesses { March in serving refreshment The nominating committee pointed by Mrs. Gilbert weve Carl Bird, Mra. L. M. Lambert Mrs. W. A. Williams. Irby Sue Qreer, Peggy Webb, B" Shanks, Jo Ann Tedlock, and nie Glover. A brief talk was made by ,11*1 Luciun Galnes. w. M. U. presldf-l after which the group sang G. A. Hymn. A report was given,'! the delegates who attended j G. A. Conference in Little Mar. 4-B. Mrs. Vernon Boyd closed meeting with prayer. ,f| Organize Brotherhood The men of the Goanejl Baptist Church met Saturday night at the church, to organize a brotherhood. Officers elected were Hughtc Hudgings, Jr., president, Lewis Rhymes, vice-president and Walter Maxwell, .secretary and treasurer. The. group will meet on the second Monday night of each moth. 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