The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 7, 1954 · Page 4
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April 7, 1954

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, APRIL T, If 54 Pat MuUin8, Society Editor i Presbyterians Have Meeting Mrs. Veraon Thomasson. president of Women of the Church of the First Presbyterian Church, conducted a meeting of the execeutive board Monday at the church. Mrs. George Yates presented a devotional followed by a business •ewion. The group voted to conduct prayer meetings before Easter. Mrs. Fftrris McCallfc announced "an offering will be taken Easter for overseas relief. Also announced was the April a0~30 Presbyterial at Earle, Ark. Plans were made for a Bible study for the group. Wedding Shower Is Given Miss Alice Faye Dresback, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Dresback of Frenchman's Bayou, was honored Monday night with a wedding shower at the home of Mr.- and Mrs. Marshall Speck. Other hostesses were Mrs. Julien Collump, Mrs. W. T. Anderson and Mrs. Ed Crutcher, all of Frenchman's Bayou. Forty guests attended. Those from out of town included Mrs. Cecil F. Rogers, of Memphis, mother of the groom; his sister, Mrs. Mary Moak. of Shreveport. La. and Mrs. Evelyn Holmes of Memphis. The bride-elect wore a red sleeveless dress and was presented with a corsage by Mrs. Rogers of Memphis. Games were played and the hostesses served a dessert course with coffee. The house was decorated to spring flowers. Miss Dresback and Mr. Rogers are, to be married on Friday in Galloway Methodist Church in Baptists Give Program Here Members of Little River Baptist Auxiliaries met Monday at the chiirch for a quarterly business session, and program. Group singing was directed by Miss Wanda Bourland, with Mrs. Forest Priest accompanying. The devotional was by Mrs. Jimmy laugher. Miss Cecile Parks read a poem and Miss Louise May dismissed wtth prayer . NEWLYWEDS — S/Sgt. and Mrs. Rosco Evans Crafton, Jr., are shown as they left Blytheville yesterday for their home in Springfield, Mass. Sgt. Crafton is now stationed at Westover Field. They were married last month, and spent several days here last week visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rosco Crafton, and .other relatives. (Courier News Photo) CWF Election Conducted Here At the Hospitals BlythevHle Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Joe Peterson, City Mrs. H. E. Lawson, City Mrs. W. W. Watson. City Mrs. Alice Cole, Manila Walls Hospital Dismissjed: Donald Hodge, City Mrs. Ola Wilson, Armorel B. B. Flowers, City Clay Matthews, City Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Bob Stovall, City Mrs. Wanda Doyle, City Mrs. Vernall Slaughter, City Mrs. Richard Hender and baby City Robert Aldrich, City Louise Mann, City Mrs. Albert Taylor was elected president of the Christian Women's Fellowship Monday afternoon at a regular business meeting of the group. Other officers include Mrs. James Terry, vice president; Mrs. Bill Rader, recording secretary; Mrs. Jimmy Lee Brooks, treasurer; Mrs. Joe McHaney, corresponding secretary. Mrs. John McHaney served as chairman of the nominating committee. Mrs. Frank Brown and Mrs. J. A. Luckett were hostesses to the 22 members who attended. Class Party Is Given Here Mr. and Mrs. R. V. Gaines were hosts at their home Monday night to members of the Young People's Sunday School Class of Emanuel Baptist Church of Half Moon. Games were directed by Mrs. Jolly Leggett, Mrs. Hubie Parrish. and Mrs. Carl Duncan. Guests included the Rev. and Mrs. Charles Wadkins, and Edward Barnes. After the games Mrs. Gaines, assisted by Mrs. Duncan and Mrs. Parrish, served refreshments. Mrs. W. D. Cobb, outgoing president, presided over the meeting in which it was announced that the crippled children's clinic will be held April 29 at the Christian Church. The ^resident asked for volunteers to assist with the polio clinic. Mrs, Cobb gave the worship service and a soprano solo was sung by Mrs. Jerry Morgan. Mrs. J. C. Ellis, Jr., served as program chairman for the afternoon. Also taking part in the program were Mrs. John McHaney and Mrs. Freeman Robinson. A dedication service was concluded by a hymn and Mrs. Russell Hays gave the offertory prayer. Group chairmen appointed Monday were Mrs. Ellis, Faith Group and Mrs. Cobb, Hope Group. romp l DELIVERY SERVICE Phone 4507 Hours: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. with Delivery to 1 p.m. WOODS DRUG STORE 221 West Main St. I Weekend Specials THURSDAY-FRIDAY & SATURDAY ONE TABLE MEN'S and BOYS' OXFORDS ONE TABLE WOMEN'S SANDALS - OXFORDS - LOAFERS 2 79 Pair Two Pairs $5.00 CHILDREN'S BALL BAND CANVAS CROWN OXFORDS Sizes 5 to 3—Blue, Red, Brown, — FIRST QUALITY Only 2 79 Pair ONE TABLE WOMEN'S DRESS-WEDGES-FLATS 3 88 Pair ONE TABLE CHILDREN'S OXFORDS-PATENTS-STRAPS O79 Pair Iiiti* Slock Not Included Entire Stock Not Included Dell Class Plans Annual Play Friday The Dell High School annual Junior Class play will be presented Friday night at the high school auditorium. The three-act comedy "Willie's Week End," will begin at 7:45. Directing the play is Miss E. Waller, sponsor of the class. Price of admission will be 20 and 40 cents. Trinity Baptists Have Meetings Members of four circles of Trinity Baptist Church met at the church and in the homes of members Monday afternoon and evening. The Jewel Abernathy and Evelyn Stafford circles met at the church with Mrs. R. W. Wooten presiding. The 11 members held a business session and program. Mrs. Arah Speck gave the opening prayer. Mrs. John Buchanan, Mrs. Bill Cook and Mrs. Speck participated on the program, and Mrs. Speck closed the meeting. Ten members of the Mildred Mathews Circle with one new member, Miss Joan Hudson and one guest, Miss Edna Coleman met at the home of Gaylord Lewis. Mrs. Dean Borum gave the opening prayer, Mrs. Lewis, the opening devotional, Mrs. Ernest Walker was in charge of the business, session and dismissed the meeting. The Marion Cook Circle met with Mrs. Idel Lowe with eight members and one new member, Mrs. Jack Halstead. Prayer was offered by Mrs. John Buchanan and Mrs. Lowe conducted the business session. Miss Dana Dinkins closed the meeting with prayer. Coming Events Thursday Elliott Fletcher Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy has 12:30 p.m. meeting at the Razorback Drive-In. Hostesses are Mrs- Oleo 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 ii 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. RECEIVES PIN — Junior Auxiliary past president pin was presented to Mrs. S. E. Tune (second • from left) by Mrs. James Guard (second from right) while Dr. Guard (right) and Mr. Tune look on. The event took place at the annual dinner last night at Hotel Noble honoring the husbands of members. (Courier News Photo) Junior Auxiliary Honors Husbands, New Officers Husbands were the honored guests at the Blytheville Junior Auxiliary dinner last night at Hotel Noble. "Only with the cooperation and • encouragement of our husbands are we able to carry on our many child, welfare activities throughout the year," Mrs. S. E. Tune, outgoing president, said in her welcoming address. Also honored with them were the newly-elected officers- They are Mrs. Ben W. HarpoLe, Jr., president; Mrs. R. A. Porter, vice president; Mrs. R. E. Green, recording secretary; Mrs. George Hubbard, Jr., corresponding secretary; Mrs. B- F. Brogdon, treasurer; and Mrs. Joe P. Pride, Jr., welfare chairman. Colorful Easter eggs and spring Duplicate Bridge League to meet at Hotel Noble. Frid-,y La Finesse Club meets with Mrs. Jack Webb. Mrs. R. A. Porter is hostess to the Friday Club. Friday Contract Club meets with Mrs. C. L. McWaters. bouquets decorated the Mirror Room. Focal point at the president's table was a replica of an old Pennsylvania Dutch Easter egg tree. Brightly painted eggs, filled with tiny spring flowers were suspended by satin ribbons from the pink branches. Places of the members were marked by Easter eggs painted with dainty feminine faces, topped with lacy Easter bonnets. The husbands' place marks were mustached Easter eggs with black top hats. Yellow candles and tiny yellow flowers in grassy nests centered each table. Arranged in draped windows were large colored Easter eggs holding spring bouquets. An Easter bunny peeped from behind each egg. Colorful grass and tiny *. flowers completed the scenes. The mirrors were painted "spring gardens" of jonquils, butterflies and birds. Mrs. Oscar Fendler served as general chairman with Mrs. Bob Warren as co-chairman of arrangements. In charge of decorations were Mrs. Jack Cuadra, Mrs. James Lee Brooks, Mrs. R. M. Logan and Mrs. James C. Guard. HD Club Has Meeting Here Mrs. Jessie Eubanks was hostess yesterday at her home to members of the Gosnell Home Demonstration Club, when 10 members, three new members attended. Mrs. L. T. Carnes presided in the absence of Mrs. Elsie Dyess. "Understanding," a poem, was read by Mrs. C. T. Grimes who fol- j lowed it with a prayer. Mrs. D. L. | Eubanks gave the eye-opener. I Mrs. J. C. Eubanks gave a report on landscaping, and Mrs. Lee Hill discussed gardening. A convalescence greeting was signed by the members and sent to Mrs. J. H. Powell, a patient in Baptist Hospital in Memphis. Mrs. R. T. Prevost, Mrs. B. L. Eubanks and Mrs. Lester Reid were the-new members. la a business session, Mrs. Mitchell West was elected chairman of child welfare and Mrs. Prevost chairman of home furnishings. An offering was taken for the cancer fund. fit 'em safe, sure and smartly during the annual America's Favorite Children's Shoes EASTER PARADE MOTHER... IT'S TIME TO BUY NEW EASTER SHOES BY BUSTER BROWN Buster Browns are so smart for Easter, Mother! Correct size and proper fit are so important to your children's foot development during these active years. Our Buster Brown salesman always checks children's feet scientifically six ways—alt the vital points for gentle support and room to flex and grow. Why not come in today and let us fit your youngsters in Buster Browns for Easter? They're the finest shoes you can buy! .<•% — rso Children's Widths AA to D Teens* Widths AAA to C J Sc SONS I SH O E S 1 Tc*ns 7.95 Bits of News l Mr. and Mrs. Russell Riales left this morning for Hot Springs where Mr. Riales will be a patient at Dr. Louie G. Martin's Clinic for the next two weeks, Joe Lynn Atkins is a patient at the Chickasawba Hospital. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Atkins, he was admitted this morning. Mrs. Jim Roleson has returned home from Wynne, Ark., where she was called because of the death of her uncle, S. A. Morris, for whom funeral services were held during the past week end. Pvt. Gary Taylor, who is stationed at Fort Ord, Calif., is spending a 25-day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Taylor. at 128 East Sycamore. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Terry, Jr., are parents of a daughter born this morning at Chickasawba Hospital. The baby has a sister, Jean. Mrs. Terry is the former Miss Mary Reichel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Reichel of Blytheville. Duplicate League Has Meeting A six-table Howell movement was conducted last night by members of the Country Club Duplicate Bridge League, when they met at the club. Mrs. C. C. Councille and Mri- Ruth Eleanor Afflick won high score with 61% points. Second went to Harry W. Haines and Bernard Gboch with 49% points. Winning third place were Mrf. F. E- Black and Mrs. C. W. Afflick with 47 points. A masterpoint game will be conducted Thursday. at Hays A Salute To High Fashion! 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