The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 6, 1954 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 6, 1954
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TWO BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 1904 Society News in* RsuMAtv Rditnr 9 I Pal MutHin*, Society Editor Phone 4461 farmer Resident , Y». — The wedding Polly Anne Edward*, of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Edwards, formerly of Blythe- •vflie, to John Randolph Gaboon, Jr, t son of Mr. and Mrs. John Randolph Gaboon, all of Norfolk, Va., was solemnized at Larchmont Baptist Cnurch Mar. 7. The Rev. Paul E. Crandali performed the ceremony before a background of cut flowers, palms and lighted candles. A program of nuptial music was presented by Mrs. Joel Berry and Robert Cole. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a ballerina length wedding gown of chantilly lace over taffeta, fashioned with a basque bodice, a sweeetheart neckline outlined in seed pearls and crystals, and a bouffant skirt. She wore a fingertip veil of illusion arranged from a Marie Antoinette cap of lace and seed pearls. She carried a cascade of French white lilacs, valley lilies and a white orchid. Her only orna- jnent was a strand of pearls. Tne matron of honor was Mrs. JP*mes Clyde Simmons. She wore a mist blue gown of net over taffeta, fashioned like that of the bride, and completed her ensemble with a headdress of blue velvet . leaves. She carried pink carnations and pink roses. / •the best man was John R. Cahoon, Sr.» father of the bridegroom. The groomsmen were Kennith Reid«i and Donald Traylor. Following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the brid«. Later Mr. and Mrs. Cahoon left for a Northern wedding trip, aod aw now at home at 811 Shirley Avenue, Norfolk. The bride is the granddaughter erf Mrs. L. E. Riggins and the late Mr. Riggins of Blytheville and Mrs. B. B. Aiken and the late Mr. Aiken, also of Blytheville. MARRIED— Mr. and Mrs. John Randolph Cahoon, Jr., are shown following their marriage in Norfolk, Va., Mar. 7. Mrs. Ga- boon is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Lee Edwards, formerly of Blytheville. They will, live at Norfolk,« VJL It's Simply Wonderful Methodist Circles Meet Circles Pour, Five and Six were hostesses at a luncheon yesterday for members of the Women's Society of "Christian Service of the First Methodist Church at the church when flO attended. Tulips, iris, pansies, appleblos- soms, hyacinths and other spring flowers decorated the small tables and the rooms throughout the fellowship hall. Following the luncheon, Mrs. Alex Shelby gave the meditation and Mrs. A. N- Williams gave the program, "AU Love Excelling." Tht group sang "Love Divine." Mrs. Ray Hall and Mrs. H. C f Bush gave reports on the North Arkansas Conference. Recognition day service was ob- served. Mrs. George W. Pyles presented a life membership to Mrs- J. D. Rutledge and Mrs. M. G. Goodwin; Mrs. James C. Guard presented a membership to Mrs W. W. Johnson ,and Mrs H. C. Bush presented a membership to Mrs- A. E. Huntley. Mrs. Fred L. Kelley, president, received a gift. In the business session, the May Breakfast was set for May 20. Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt is chairman and Mrs. W. R. Campbell is co-chairman. They voted to send $200 to Wayland Springs camp, a Methodist Youth Camp. Following the Lord's Prayer, they were dismissed. A shanning date frock for juniors thai is wonderfully easy to sew — jmt forn- pattern pieces. Pattern No. 1423 is in sizes 11. Ifi, 13, 14, IS, 18. Size 12, short sleeve, 4% yards of 39-inch; 3 yards !&" lace. 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, Send. 36 cents now for your copy of Basic FASHION, Spring '54, oiw complete pattern magazine. A complete guide in planning a well rounded wardrobe for spring- through-summer. Coming Events Tuesday Alpha Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi has 7:30 meeting with Mrs. Robert Lipscomb and Mrs. Harold Stockton at the Lipscomb home. Mrs. L. B. Old is hostess to the Wednesday Club. Mrs. G. O. Poetz entertains Club Eight. Mrs. O. G. Caudill is hostess to the Town and Country Club. Garden Department of the Woman's Club has meeting at 2:30 p.m. with Mrs. 0. E. Knudsen as leader of the program, "Daffodils." Thursday Elliott Fletcher Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy has 12:30 p.m. meeting at the Razorback Drive-In. Hostesses are Mrs- Cleo Langston, Mrs. W. D. Cobb, Mrs. Loyd Welch, Mrs. W. I. Denton, Mrs". F. E Webb and Mrs G. O. Poetz. Mrs Harry A. Haines is hostess to the Kibitzer Club. Mrs. C. A. Cunningham is hostess to members of the Mid-Week Club. Mrs. Russell Phillips entertains members of the Thursday Club- Mrs. G. G. Caudill is hostess to the Thursday Contract Club. Duplicate Bridge League to meet at. Hotel Noble. Friday La Finesse Club meets with Mrs. j Jack Webb. j Mrs. R. A. Porter ic hostess to I the Friday Club. 1 Friday Contract Club meets with Mrs. C. L. McWaters. f ffectfve Lawyer PASADENA, Calif. GP>— It sometimes pays to have an attorney as president. C. M. Linton, president of the local Humane Society, thought the society should be exempt from city taxes. He told City Attorney Frank Kostlan, who did some research. j Result: City Directors canceled 1 city taxes on the Humane Society- Yarbro WSCS Conducts Meeting Mrs. Punk Willis was hostess at her home to members of Woman's Society of Christian Service at her home last night. "Tis So Sweet to Trust." was sung by the group to open the meeting. Mrs. Denny Hammond gave the devotional, which was a study of Leonardo DaVinci's painting of the "Last Supper." Showing the painting:, Mrs. Hamond told its story. Mrs. Carl Burton closed the meeting with prayer, and a business session was held when Mrs. Monroe Besharse, Jr.. presided. . A social hour was held. Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. O. L. Thornton are to serve this month as the golden age committee. Telephone Family ALEXANDRIA, Va. (J>)—If you live in northern Viriginia you undoubtedly have t-alked to the family of Mrs. Sarah Smith, of Haymarket. Mrs. Smith and 16 of the 19 members of her family who have served the telephone company a total of 214 years were honored by the company at a meeting here. Mrs. Smith, mother of 11 children, said her sons and daughters and their children had helped furnish telephone service for a couple of generations and that she had 33 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren who would be ready to carry on. She was born at Manassas in 1873, or three years before Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone. It takes two years to gear a single new aircraft plant for jet- fighter production. Pi Beta Phi Has Election Miss Arden Ferguson was elected president of the Osceola-Blytheville Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club last night. She succeeds Mrs. Jettie Driver of Osceola. The group was entertained at their annual founders day dinner at the home of Miss Ferguson. Mrs. Jack Hale was co-hostess. Other officers elected include Mrs. J. M. Williams, Jr., vice president; Mrs. Ralph Woodruff of Osceola, recording escretary; Mrs. R. E. Pruitt of Osceola, corresponding secretary; and Mrs. Ben Butler, Jr., of Osceola, treasurer. Miss Ferguson appointed the fol lowing committee heads: Mrs. Driv. er, program; Mrs. Dane Fergus magazine sales; Mrs. Bob Dyess of Luxora, recommendations; Mrs. Chris Tompkins, Jr., Settlement School. Following toe business session, Mrs. Driver read the president's Founder's Day message. Pi Beta Phi was founded Apr. 28, 1876, at Monmouth College, 111., to become America's first national women's fraternity. Bits of News Pvt. Jesse Crowl of Oklahoma, Pfc. Walt Wroten of Oregon, Pfc. Pat Mullins of Texas, and Pvt. William E. Simpson of Blytheville, who are stationed with the paratroopers of the nth Airborne Division of Fort Campbell, Ky., spent the week end here with Pvt. Simpson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Simpson. Miss Millie Ann Mallory, Miss Mickey Allen, Mrs. J. T. Westbrook, Mrs. Charles Ray Newcomb, Mrs. Kendall Berry, Mrs. E. L. Hale, and Mrs. Forrest Moore are in Pine Bluff to attend the Woman's Missionary Union Convention and the Young Women's Auxiliary banquet tonight. Drs. Carl and Edna Nies are in Memphis today and tomorrow to attend the State Osteopathic meeting. Mrs. Janie Ross and Mrs. Lacy Stires have returned from Fort Smith where they spent several days on business. Mrs. Byron Moore returned from Biloxi, where she spent a week. While there she attended three concerts given by the Apollo Boys Choir, of which her son, Byron, Jr.. is a member. Sanford Shelton was removed this morning to Chickasawba Hospital for treatment. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Hardy and Mrs. Bobby Cresap were in Hayti Sunday to attend the wedding of Miss Alice Priest to Robert E. McCoy. FAIR OR UNFAIR?—Two Washington area housewives recently went on a unique $5 shopping spree to show how the so-called 'Tair Trade* laws work. The women were Mrs. Joseph N. Switkes, left, of Washington, D. (X, and Mrs. Gerald A- Smith, of. College Park, Md. Both are members ot Housewives United, a national organization which lobbies in th« interest of the housewives' pocketbook. By prearranged plan, they went to branch drugstores run by the same chain. Each bought the same eight articles, of the same size and brands. They were shaving cream, talcum powder, rnouthwash, tooth powder, deodorant, aspirin, spot remover and hand lotion. Mrs. Switkes bought in Washington, Mrs. Smith in a Maryland chain stove. District of Columbia has no fair trade law, but Maryland does. The result of this shopping test was that Mrs. Smith paid 97 cents more for her "fair trade" items, nearly 30 per cent higher. WMU Meeting Held at Church Mrs. Kendall Berry conducted a meeting yesterday afternoon of the Women's Missionary Union of the First Baptist Church, when 49 members attended. Mrs. C. L. Evans opened the meeting with prayer, which was followed by the opening formali- Japan Fightt Dop« TOKYO (£*}— Japan's welfare ml- istry plans to tighten controls on narcotic addiction in a country where the victims are estimated to exceed 1,500,000. The ministry said over 10 per cent of the addicts were doctors, nurses, pharmocists and others working in the medical field. Bardstown HD Club Meets JOINER — Mrs. Henry Caveness. Mrs. Leon Coffman, Mrs. Bird Henry and Mrs. Dave Frew became new members of the Bardstown Home Demonstration Club last week when the group met at the home of Mrs. Doris Yancey. Participating on the program were Mrs. Hubert Seymour, Mrs. Arbon Higgins, Mrs. Joe Sammons and Mrs. J. C. Brown. Names were drawn for members' "secret friends." The hostess, assisted by Mrs. Leon Coffman, served a dessert course. Next meeting will be May 6 at the home of Mrs. Gillie Wright. Jet planes frequently leave vapor trails because moisture in their hot exhaust gases crystallizes in the cold air of high altitudes. ties. Mrs. Worth Holder served as program leader, using as the subject, "Medical Missionaries in South America." Mrs. M. W. Lewis gave the devotional and later the song, "The Great Physician," was sung by the group. Mrs. Roland Davis, Mrs. H. H. Brooks and Mrs. Jack Vowell assisted Mrs. Holder in giving the program. Mrs. W. M. Williams closed the meeting with prayer. AKTHIITK VICTIMS Moo* 11 * M«M»««. B**BM» uric wfek. Jbnwr fertJn* rriief to ** 1 *"* °^ « . KIRBT DRUG STORES INLAiD LINOLEUM New Lower Prices Arm«trong Standard inlaid .... $2.75 Cementing and laying .... $ .75 Total (Sq. Yd.) .... $3.50 Hubbard & Son Furn. Phone 44M Gives Shower The Woman's Auxiliary of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church met at the church parish house last night with Mrs. J. E. Killett as hostess. Mrs. E. R. Mason, president, conducted the meeting. Mrs. A. A. Fredrickson gave the evening's devotional, which was followed by of- ficers' reports. In the social hour, Mrs. Fredrickson was honored at a surprise lay. ette shower. Refreshments wer« served. The Rev. J. W. Fitzhugh gave th« benediction. Some marine animals can adjust the rate of their heartbeat* and the thickness of their shell* according to whether they live on rocks at high tide or in quiet tide pools. MASAI MISERY SINUS •»»*?*? "ftttMtmrnm m*JfjnMtMl MmmMmkff^^ . _.__ jymjim mty PRODUCT give* oimo»f imtont r *****^?fV?SSji2^fft2^Sf syfi^fOfm o* SIMUS which moy include, sexere ond pqundmB ^*?°gyj:l t S^gl ten •;>«*. top of head. bock, o* heod, ochmg cneek r*?**!^^J?_*_TT^^= ^^ gravel in them, sorenew down bock of neck. drip ond'*y? 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