The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 1, 1954 · Page 4
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BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY APRIL 1, Society News in* fijviotv F.^itnr / I Pat Muliini, Society Editor Phone 4461 Party 1$ Given For New Comer JUaorbACfc Drive-In was the jfiitrrrtrr afternoon for part? vh«d Mrs. John Scott enter «ftin*d the Members of Tuesday Ca mot* Club. The party was given especialrs to •OMMpllment Mrs. Scott's sister Dan Caia, who with her fam recentlr moved to Blythe- IT IM O»Mt* wer* Mr*. Q. H. White ]Crs. Ann Cain .and Mrs. Sally Freenum. Mn. Boy Head won high score in ftnrtti, with second going to Mrs |*Mi BfTUBi and toted to Miss Rose •cfeunexitoch. CHtdioli Jn pastel shades cen fered the tables at which part Jboda were served during the af Guests Meets With Club Here Mrs. Otto Scrape was hostess to members of Club Eight yesterday afternoon when Mrs. R. B. Stou was invited to the bridge party. Winners of the games were Mrs Scrape, high score; Mrs. G. 0 Poeti, second high; and Mrs. R C. Allen, bridge. Party foods were served follow tog the games. So Young And Slim 8087 10-20 Sue Burnett Ifo sewing problems with this youthful sports set! Jus: smooth princess lines on the dress, minimum of pieces and fabric for bolero- Pattern No. 8087 is in Sizes 10, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20. Size 12, dress. 4% yards of 39-inch; bolero, 1 yard. For this pattern, send 30c in COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Blytheville Courier News, 372 W. Quincy Street, Chicago 6, HI. Spring '54 Basic FASHION contains a wealth of smart, easy to SEvT stylss for all sizes. Ooluflui, informative and interesting. Send X cents today for your copy. Spring Party Given for Club A profusion of pansies. daffodils, narcissus and other spring flowers decorated the home of Mrs. Cornelius Modinger yesterday when she entertained members of the Town and Country Club. Mrs Loy Welch was invited to join the members for the afternoon, which was spent in playing bridge. Mrs. M. N, Nunn won first place, with second going to Mrs. A. G. Hall. Refreshments were served during the afternoon. WSCS Meeting Is Conducted Fifteen members of Woman's Society of Christian Service of Lake Street Methodist Church met at the church Monday with two guests, Margaret and Don Farris, who later assisted with the program Mrs. C. M. Baxter conducted the business session and Mrs. C. T. Shamlin opened the meeting with prayer. Plans for a district meeting in Osceola Friday were discussed. Mrs. V. E. Gregory, who gave the devotional, completed a review of the month's mission book. She was assisted by Mrs. Mitchell Sanford, Mrs. Amy Ruth Gordon, Mrs. Billy King, Mrs. Don Lutes and Margaret and Don Farris. Mrs. Baxter and Mrs. L. T. Wood closed the meeting. At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Veda Bunch, City Chickasawb* Hospital Dismissed: A. G. Little. City Mrs. C. F. Tucker, City Fred Smith, Osceola Nancy Estes, City Mrs. Black Is Hostess to Club Guests of Mrs. F. E. Black yesterday were Mrs. C. C. Smith, who is the houseguest of her daughter, Mrs. S. E. Tune, and family, Mrs. G. W. Pyles and Mrs. Robert F. Kirshner, when she entertained members of the Wednesday Club. A three-course luncheon was served at noon from a table centered with a large mirror, on which was a spray of crab blossoms and a pair of porcelain birds. Tulips, daffodils, narcissus and other spring flowers decorated the entertaining rooms. Later in the afternoon, bridge games were won by Mrs. Pyies, high score, and Mrs. Old, second high. Mrs. Black presented Mrs. Smith with a gift. Coming Events Thursday Ladies Auxiliary of Local 668 has 7:30 p.m. meeting at Carpenter's Hall. Mrs. Adolph Heinicke, Mrs- T. Wade Jefferies and Mrs. Rupert Crafton are entertaining with a drop-in at the Heinicke home from 8 til 10 p.m. for S/Sgt. and Mrs. Rosco Evans Crafton. Pathfinders Class of First Methodist Church has potluck supper and tacky party at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. Chester Caldwell is hostess to the Thursday Contract Club. Duplicate Bridge League meets at Hotel Noble. Mrs. C. A. Afflick is hostess to the Thursday Club. Mrs. J. Louis Cherry is hostess to the Mid-Week Club. La Nueve Club meets at the home of Mrs. N- G. Jerome. Friday Annual meeting of Blytheville Council of Church Women is to be conducted at 2:30 p.m. at the Parish House at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, when an election of officers will be held. GET OUT THE SHILLELAGHS - Don't blow your top. If you're Irish and sensitive about th« color orange because of its historical signiScance, try to imagine that the fruit in the picture is the lime and not the orange. Evelyn Day. "Miss America for 1954." poses with a shamrock in a 8eld of oranges as she does some pre-St Patrick's Day celebrating in Cypress Gardens, Fla. Don't Walk Rides BILLINGS, Mont. W — Oliver Don't Walk, a Hardin, Mont. Indian, was fined S10 by Justice of the Peace Sam Peflsy for driving without a license. As he paid the fine, Don't Walk commented, "I can't afford not to walk any more." ' CORRECTION EVERGLAZE EMBOSSED COTTON 2 YDS. $1.00 J. C PENNY CO Man, Dig Those Crazy Easter Lids By PAT MULLINS (Courier News Society Editor) Girls, you should hear some of the remarks men are making about our spring bonnets—as if they had not always ridiculed the more extreme variety of headdress. Of course in some cases, I not only agree with them, but I can also sympathize with them when they escort a gal wearing one of these monstrosities to church or to a party. And these new colors—they'rt absolutely the end. A little cocktail number I saw recently—in screaming pink looked like any ordinary pill box hat bar.ded at the bottom by small rhinestones except for a tassel of black silken threads which hung right over the left eye—not down to the cheek mind you, but down to the shoulder. It looked like a crow between a Veronica Lake hairdo and a mop. Another current offering is ft black straw with a brim, which extends past the shoulders. Looks like it really should be worn with a zoot suit., Now, of course, if you're a little more conservative, there's always the inverted sand-p»il with a patch of varigated flowers growing out of the top. If you don't like that style, maybe you'd prefer, the little blue hat I tried on. It was quite charm- ing, for those of you wno like the inverted bowl with flapping velvet bow ears. Two other distinct style* are to follow. One is the tall, pointed type, which actually looks the old witch hats we used to buy at ft 10-cent store for Halloween. Or maybe it reminds you more of the dunce cap used in schools so long ago. Who knows, maybe one of these was the inspiration for such a headdress. Another definite shape is something that vaguely resembles a lamp shade. This type may be adorned by anything from fruits and vegetables in clusters on the side to a whole patch of flowers, feathers or—well, you're guess is as good as mine as to what will be next. If you're always flying around, then here's the type for you. It's shape very much like a helmet and is adorned by large jeweled hat pins. Looks like K came from outer space, and the nice thing about this hat is that you can always let the kids have it to play space cadets in when you're tired of it. On hats, here's a conversation I heard recently from a couple leaving their house for church on Sunday morning. Husband, with awed expression when his wife entered the living room: "My gosh, Honey, are you going to wear that thing?',' Wife: "But of course. Come on, let's go before we're late." Husband: "No, I've changed my mind. I just don't believe 111 go." On one occasion I heard about, the little woman had bought a new hat to boost her moraLe- When she took it home and asked her husband what he thought about it, he told her it looked just like she had joined the Salvation Army. I asked several men what they thought about their wives' hats thesa days. Some gave frank opinions, while others declined comment. When I approached one fellow on the subject, he had only one thing "to say as he put his hands over his face: "Deliver me." Another man's view of the whole thing was this: "I just cant' see why you women have to wear those silly looking things. All men wear hats practically alike and you women would just flip if you saw someone else wearing the same hat. I just can't see it." The younger man's opinion was this: "Generally speaking about women's hats, Teal cool, frantic, crazy, man, crazy." If you don't understand whether that's a compliment or an insult, don't feel l-'ersonaf 9 i Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Moore, Jr., of Helena, Ark., visited Mrs. Don Edwards here yesterday. Mrs. Louise Stracke was called to Springfield, Mo., because of the death of her sister, Mrs. E. A. Stone, who died yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Zimmerman of Mesilla Park, N .M., announce the birth of a son Sunday. The baby, who has been named Eddie Eugene, n. has two sisters, Mary Katherine and Donna Jean. Mrs. Zimmerman is the former Miss Hazel Lutes of Blytheville. Mrs. Buddy Bratton of Little Rock has arrived here to be with her mother, Mrs. Bob Stovall, today while she undergoes surgery at a hospital in Blytheville. Edward Pipkin has been elected to the base cabinet of the Campus YMCA-YWCA at Washington University in St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Forshee and Mrs. R. E. Forshee of Kalamazoo, Mich., will return to their homes tomorrow after visiting their relatives here. Mrs. O. W. McCutchen, Mrs. Russell Phillips,- Mrs. W. D. Chamblin and Mrs. E. 3. Gee left today for Little Rock, where they will participate in the annual City of Roses duplicate bridge tournament. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rose and Mr. and Mrs. George Hubbard, Jr., are spending this week in New Orleans. The Hubbard's sons, George m, and Bill, are visiting their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Sheddan, in Senatobia, Miss. Ryall Tune, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Tune, underwent a tonsilec- tomy yesterday at Chickasawba Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Ross D. Hughes, Jr., and daughter have as their guest Mrs. Hughes' mother, Mrs. A. D. Montgomery of Wichita Falls, Tex. Johnny Loggins, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Loggins of Blytheville, has been designated as a distin- guished student by the dean of the freshman class at Texas A. and M. College. This scholastic group represents the upper 12 per cent of the class and the designation, which requires a grade average of over a B, is based on work dont during the fall semester.' Suited for Easter •^ * - ^t^ « HOW LONG FITZPATRICK ATM cost«f obligation wt'fl inspect yowr watch tf repairs ori vtfm ffN titi motes. Prompt strvkt. No r>Md to Itavt yw* wotth if repairs on not ' Come m badly about It. I don't either. . Of course, there are the very simple neat and small hats that you may select and look quite charming without the severe look. The colors, of which navy is probably the most popular, range in shades of the old standbys to the newest soft colors. The trend this year will be to the soft pastels and navy. Men may tease about women's hats and every magazine may include a joke about them, but from one woman to another: go right on buying them, they're wonderful morale builders and they look lovely, even if' the only compliments you receive are from other women. Here's an Easter salt as fresh as the s*a- son. It's a Present Vogue of 100 per cent Pacific wool crepe witih detachable pique collar. Exclusively at Fein- in Navy only. $55 i I Other Present Style* In Both Fitted and Boxy Jackets $29.95 to $61 THE FASHION SHOP ISpring calls for a new, more romantic look! as seen n Natural Shantung With Brown Leaf Trim 13.95 Ban to Match Both. Styles F*d*rml Exciat Tax i«Ue«l to Only 10% shoes Newest Fashion in new high h««l beautie* . . . Truly fee new in (Paradise Shoes put softness and comfort into fashion with their pouder-pujf tou and kitten insoles. Patent and Black Ore Cloth Trim 13.95 rout MfiNDir SHOI iron

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