The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 9, 1954 · Page 4
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, April 9, 1954
Page 4
Start Free Trial

BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, APRIL », 1984 Society News im firu»iatv Friitnr * I Pat Muiiim, Society Editor Phone 4461 Kibitzer Club Has Guests Seven guests along with members of the Kibitzer Club were entertained yesterday by Mrs. Harry A. Haines, when she was hostess at her home on Adams Street. An array of tulips and violets with other springtime blossoms provided entertaining room decorations. Guests included Mrs. S. E. Tune, Mrs. Don Smith, Mrs. James C. Guard, Mrs. Bob Logan, Mrs. James Lee Brooks, Mrs. Russell Farr and Mrs. Bob Warren. In the afternoon, bridge was played, with guests prizes going to Mrs. Tune, high score and Mrs. Logan, second high, and club prizes went to Mrs. Jim Smart, high, and Mrs. Johnny White, second. Mrs. Haines served a dessert course upon arrival of her guests. Miss Betsy Bell Miss Betsy Bell Is As City's 'Lady of the Realm' Biytheville's representative as Lady of the Realm at the Mem- pMc Cotton Carnival to be held the week of May 11-15, will be Miss Bet«f Bell, daughter of Mrs. Mahan Bell. Selection of Miss Bell has been announced by members of the Memphis Cotton Carnival Committee, and Mrs. William W. Deupree of Memphis, chairman of the Ladies of the Realm. Tbe n«w "Lady Blytheville" is a* er of a pioneer Blytheville fcumly. She ic a granddaughter of Mrs. ttoomas James Mahan and the late Jttr. Mahan, who had extensive kiftd holdings in Mississippi Coun- tT, was one of Blytheville's first merchants and owner of one of the Otty's first large cotton gins. After being graduated from Blytheville High School, where she was a member of the National Honor Society, the Beta Club, pres- a maid to the senior queen, Miss Bell attended Lindenwood College at St. Charles, Mo., for one year. Now a sophomore at Southwestern in Memphis, Miss Bell is a pledge of Delta Delta Delta social sorority there. As "Lady Blytheville" she will participate in all the affairs of the Carnival, and as a Lady of the Realm also becomes a member of the Royal Court which annually entertains with an elaborate party for its members during Carnival Week. Miss Bell succeeds Miss Maureen King Norris, who was Blytheville's representative last year. Mid-Week Club Has Luncheon Mrs. C. A. Cunningham was hostess yesterday afternoon to members of the Mid-Week Club when two guests, Mrs. C. C. Smith and Mrs. G. W. Pyles attended. A centerpiece for the luncheon table was formed from pansies High score went to Mrs. Harry W. Haines, with second going to Mrs. A. Conway. Auxiliary Has Business Meeting Mrs. J. F. Brownson conducted a meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary at the hut Tuesday night. Mrs. Speck McGregor gave the invocation. In a business session, the group voted to send Monya Blankenship to Girls State in Little Rock, this summer. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrsj H. C. Blankenship and an honor student. • A joint meeting of the Legion and Auxiliary will be held April 25 at 2 pan. in Jonesboro. At the center of the earth, a body would have no weight at all, because it would be equally attracted in all directions. Has Meeting Mrs. O. E. Knud.sen presented a program on daffodils Wednesday when members of the Garden Department of the Women's Club met at the club. Hostesses were Mrs, Ray Hall, Mt's. Alfred Vise and Mrs. Lee Stiles. A lace cloth overlaid the table from which refreshments were served. The centerpiece was an arrangement of tulips. Mrs. W. L. Smith and Mrs. Lee Stiles gave demonstrations. PIGS WITH APPEAL! Oie Hickory Inn 707 W. Chickasawba Point Closeout Many Tynes and Colors i Price Hubbard Hardware JDECIAL ONE DAY ONLY SATURDAY, APRIL 10 3—31/2 X 5 Professional Portraits. 4 Different Poses of YOUR Selection $445 Value Now Only 65' NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY FAIIGHT STUDIO 114 Sotth Broadway Wednesday Club Entertained Mrs. L. E. Old was hostess yesterday to the Wednesday Club at her home. Two guests meeting with the club were Mrs. Jessie Taylor and Mrs. C. C. Smith. A two-course luncheon was served from the tulip-decorated table and other spring flowers were used throughout the entertaining rooms. In the bridge games, first place went to Mrs. Smith, and second went to Mrs. H. C. Sims. Jimmy Chandler Carole Ladner Ladner, Chandler Take Top Honors in Dell WJws Who Luncheon Given For Bridge Club Mrs. Russell Phillips was hostess at her home yesterday for a luncheon meeting of the Thursday Club, when bridge was played during the afternoon. Spring flowers decorated the entertaining rooms. In the bridge games, first place went to Mrs. E. ,B. Gee, and second went to Mrs. R. F. Kirshner. Carole Ann Lander and Jimmy Chandler have been chosen as Duchess and Duke, representing Deli High School at the Cotton Carnival. In a recently held Who's Who contest, they were chosen Miss and Mr. Dell High School. Carole Ann, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. T- Ladner, was also selected most talented girl in the school and tied with Margaret Whistle for best" personality honors. She is secretary of the senior class and president of the Beta Club. Jimmy is the son of Mr. and Mrs. D. Wells and won many honors in the contest. They included most handsome boy, most popular boy, best around, best dressed, best athlete, and boy with the most school spirit. Jimmy, in addition to being vice president of the Senior class, is sal- utorian. He has earned three letters for basketball participation and holds a membership in the Beta Club. In other divisions of the contest, were chosen cutest couple, Hershc* Shelby Richardson and Hersneii was voted boy with the best physique and Peala Fay Key, best figure. Margaret Whistle was named the most popular, prettiest girl, and best all around. Maurine Dobbs and Donald Barnes are the students chosen as most likely to suceed. Shirley was also voted best dressed girl. The most dignified senior, according to popular vote is Joanne Hannon and the jolliest junior is Behy Hubbard. Other honors were awarded to Pearly Fay Key and Dickey Simmons, friendliest. Maurine Dobbs Donald Barnes, most studious; Pearla Fay and Billy Shelton, cutest; Peggy Blair, wittiest and best athlete; Dicky Simmon, wittiest boy; Raymond Naney, most talented boy, and Margaret Whistle, girl with the most school spirit. Birthday Party Given at Home Mr, and Mrs. R. A. Greenway honored their son, Russ Marshall, at their home in Dell Wednesday afternoon on his second birthday. Eighteen boys and girls were present, when the circus theme was carried out using red, white and blue as the color scheme, also carried out in the cake. Out-door games were played and each child Was given a favor. Versatile Vessel NORFOLK. Va. (#)— The Jack of All Trades of the Navy is the Conecuh, once a combination raider and •eplenishment ship of the Nazi Ger- nany. Under United States jurisdiction t has converted to do the combined work of a fleet oiler, amunition ship, provision ship and stores — .ssue ship — all while under way- [t is classed as the fastest ship (20 \nots) among sendee fleet auxiliaries. DYESS NEWS Mrs. J. E. JACOBS Mr- and Mrs. Joe Gooch and children of Harrisburg and the Rev. and Mrs. Bruce Gobbel of Henderson, Tenn., spent the week end with their brother Bill Noblin, and family. Mr. and Mrs- Sam Jones and sons, Charles and Dick, spent the week end at Marvel, Ark., with his sister and family. Mrs. Lizzie Davis left today for her home at Olyphant, Ark. Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Jefferies of Monette spent Friday evening with Mrs- Bill Sornson. Billy Ingle and William Barnes were in Beebe Junior College Thursday to try out for basketball scholarships. Mrs. C. L. East was home with her family from Memphis. The Rev. and Mrs. R. B. Bingham of Dyersburg, Tenn., is conducting a two-week revival at the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ. Mr. and Mrs. John Williams of Booneville, Miss., and Mrs- Gene Williams and baby of Dyess spent Friday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Williams. Jay Rice spent two weeks with his uncle, Roy Rice, and family of Leachville, Ark. Airman Sherman Peterson left over the week end for Scott Field,! 111., after receiving basic training j at San Antonio, Tex. He spent the j past two weeks at home. j Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Nutt left for Pontiac, Mich David, their son, will remain here until school is out. Homer Clifton of Pontiac, Mich-, spent the week end at Dyess. Mrs. C. J. Miller of Lawrenceville, 111., spent the last week with Mrs. Elbert Pearce. Janeli Cox of Memphis spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Cox. Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Brantley and daughter, Linda Sue, of St Anne, 111., were visiting friends in Dyess. They had spent the Week end in Pine Bluff visiting their daughter, Hattie Joe. Miss Ada Anderson spent Thursday evening in the home of Mrs. J. L. Jacobs. Mrs. Carlene Owen, Mrs. J. S. Barnes and Mrs. J. L- Jacobs ac- compained the Rev. W. W. Peterson to Osceola to attend the district Woman's Society of Christian Service meeting at the first Methodist Church. Miss Nina Jean Peterson of Blytheville and Miss Jackie Floyd of Hughes spent the week end with the Rev. and Mrs. Peterson. Bits of News Mrs. Hubert Seymour, who underwent surgery Tuesday in Chickas- waba Hospital, is reported to be improving. She is in room A-49. Jack Saliba Ift this week to report to San Diego, Calif., after spending three weeks here. He is to spend a three month's tour of duty in Alaska. He and Mrs, Saliba, with their son, Jack, III, have been visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Boyd B. Tomlinson and Mrs. Jack J. Saliba, Sr., During his absence, Mrs. Saliba and the baby will make their home here with her parents. Mrs. Charles R. Johnson and son. Allen Gordon, of Houston, Tex., Mrs. H. P. Hann of Galveston are visiting their mother, Mrs. J. E. Cook and their brother, Barney Cook, and family. Mrs. L. C. Brown was called to Texarkana early yesterday because of the critical illness of her mother, Mrs. Ellie Williams, who is a patient at St. Michaels Hospital there. Mrs. William Hall Burnham left Memphis today for Jacksonville,, N. C., to join her husband, Pfc. Burnham, who will be graduated from engineering school at Camp Le Juan, N. C. Mary Grace Lowery, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl E. Lowery, of Washington, Miss., formerly of Blytheville, was featured in a dance review, "Stairway to Broadway." The review was presented at Brookhaven, Miss., and Fayette, and in Washington. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. L. E. Riggins. Mrs, Riggins and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald L. Edwards were in Mississippi this week to attend the program. Miss Jewel Lee, Miss Ellen Moore Mrs. Hubert Polsgrove, and Mrs. D. V. Malloch and Mrs, C. S. Stevens of Osceola were in Pine Bluff Wednesday and Thursday to attend the Baptist Business Women's Convention. Among those people attending funeral services for O. W. McCutchen here Wednesday were Henry Haven and Lewis Haven of Forrest City, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Bostick, Mrs. Louise Ryan, Mr. adn Mrs. Ollie Bland, C. C. Bach, all of Memphis, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Vandervoit of Kennett, Mo., W. C. McCreary and son of Crawfordsville, Ark., Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Barton, Mr. and Mrs. David Barton and Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Jolly of Catron, Mo.: George Lough, Byron Bowman, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Coleman, Joe Matthews, Mr. and Mrs. Ross Lemons. Dr. T. C. McClure. Mrs. Ruth Malone, Hodge Decker, Eddie Fuch, all of Sikeston, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Drinkwater, Mrs. Miles Lee, Mrs. E. E. Story, Mrs. Loren Shelby, Mrs. Elmer Babb, Mrs. ClaU- dine Dark, Mrs. Charles Dark, Mrs. Harry Warren, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cook, Mrs. Douglas Hequembourg, Mrs. Mamie Gilmore; Mrs. A. J. Drinkwater, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. F. T. Cutliph, all of Charleston; Mrs. Jean Wright and W. O. Pollock of Cape Girardeau, Mr. and Mrs. Burl Dark and Mrs. Effie Kirby of Paragould, Mr. and Mrs, Charles Week, Mrs. Co Week of Dexter, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Bill Griffin and Joe Dowdy of Cairo, 111., Harold Farmer of Pinkneyville, 111., Jack Hines, Johnnie Dugan, Wayne Stevenson of St. Louis; Mrs. T. A. Medley, Dr. and Mrs. H. A. Taylor, Mrs. Fannie Merritt, Mrs. Lonnie McCutchen, Mrs. Roy Matthews, Owen McCutchen of Campbell, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Caleb Davis of Braggadocio, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Pete Gloriod of Poplar, Bluff, Mo., and Mr. and Mrs. Tony Luckenbach of Caruthersville, Mo. Miss Luna Wilhelm left today for Little Rock to attend the executive committee of the English Section of Arkansas Education Association. She is state president of the English Section and a member 'of the board of directors of National Council of Teachers of English. Mrs. Hoyt Brown is a patient at Chickasawba Hospital. Marriage Licenses The following couple has obtained a marriage license from the county clerk, Mrs. Elizabeth Blythe Parker: Jerry Lee Mulllns and Delia Ida Fulks, both of Blytheville. One-half of the 25,000,000 golf balls produced every year are lost. Masterpoint Game Conducted A monthly masterpoint gamt was conducted last night by members of Blytheville Duplicate Bridge League when they met at Hotel Noble. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Boleson won high score, with second going to Mrs: Frank Grigsby and Mrs. Joe Ferguson. Mrs. Foy Etchieson and O. 0. Hardaway won third place. Fourth place went to Mrs. R. J. Barnes and Mrs. Boss Moore. A bridge game will be held in Memphis Sunday night at Hotel Peabody at 7 p.m. Lone Oak HD Club Convenes Mrs. Glenn Alexander was ho»- tess yesterday to eight members of the Lone Oak Home Demonstration Club when a program was given by Mrs. O. M. Mitchell. The opening devotional wa* given by Mrs. Tom Brittain and prayer was offered by Mrs. Odle Huey. In a business session, plans were made to clean and repair the clubhouse. At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: ' * Mrs. W. S. Allen, City Jim Reeder, City Brad Reeder, City Nancy Creasorn, City Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. D. A. Douglas and baby, City Mrs. Ozell Wingo, Armorel Pat Kinningharn, City Mrs. Mattie Barber and baby, City BAKE SALE Good Home Made Cakes and Pies, Made by the Members of the Dogwood Demonstration Club — Also Fresh Eggs SATURDAY, APRIL 10 At Ark-Mo. Power Co. Office On Main Street Historians have concluded that the Chinese used rockets with a black powder propellant as early as 3000 B. C., in fireworks displays. WHITE SHOULDERS The Perfect Fragrance For Your Easter Parade! The Gift S/iop ON MAIN You Are Cordially Invited to Hear DR. G. RAY JORDAN IN HOLY WEEK SERVICES APRIL 11-18 AT THE DR. G. RAY JORDAN FIRST METHODIST CHURCH MAIN & SEVENTH MORNING SERVICES 8 A.M. BLYTHEVILLE EVENING SERVICES 7:30 P. M. METHODIST CHURCHES CO-OPERATING Dell— Rev. Eugene Hall, Pastor Yarbro-Promised Land— Rev. Carl C. Burton, Pastor Wesley Memorial— Rev. John Richardson, Pastor SUBJECTS MORNING HOUR The Church Preaching; Can God Depend on You?; Is Your Heart In Your Religion; Living Sanely in An Insane World; Come and Set. Lake Street- Rev. H. M. Sanford, Pastor Luxora— Rev. H. L. Robinson, Pastor First Methodist— Dr. Roy I. Bagley, Pastor SUBJECTS EVENING HOUR When Imagination Becomes Christian ; Religion is not Enough in An Extraordinary Day; There Is Light Enough: H is Later Than You Think; God is Able to Meet AH Our Needs; Immorality in A Day of Doubt. BLACK & WHITE STRAW $3.95 TAN AND BEIGE $3.95 Don't bother your pretfy head with arithmetic .. the newest, cutest shoes in town ore also the town's best values...' dear little dollar-saving BUSKENS1 " WHITE ONLY $3.95 lA/e&tbrool* A FAMILY SHOE STORE 1312 W. Main _____^ Phon« 23421

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 14,500+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free