The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 9, 1954 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 9, 1954
Page 5
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FRIDAY, APRIL 9. 1954 JSL\THEV1L1>B UMUv) COURIER FACE F1V1 PEO Chapters from Throughout Arkansas to Meet in Blytheville HOSTESS — Mrs. RiJey B. Jones will be, official hostess to the 200 visitors expected when the Arkansas State Chapter of the PEO Sisterhood convenes here April 23-24. Mrs. Jones is general chairman of arrangements. CHAPTER PRESIDENTS — Presidents of the hostess chapters are (from left to right) Mrs. R. A. Porter of Chapter D, Mrs. John D. Wells, vice-president of Chapter AC, Leachville; Mrs. Chester Caldwell of Chapter N, and Mrs. Lloyd Godley of Chaper 0. Oscvub Mrs. T. J. Pierce, president of Chapter AC, was not present at the time the picture was made. PLAN 1 RECEPTION — A major hiphlitjul of convention will be the reception at the home of Mrs. E, B. Gee Uel't). Chairman of the reception committee is Mrs. C. W. Ai't'lick (right>. assisted by Mrs. W. M:ii-iotj Williams. Mrs. Williams is convention chairman for Chapter D. PUBLICITY COMMITTEE — Taking note of the many Milton Pope of Osceola. Mrs. Harry W. Haines, who Is activities scheduled for the two-day session is the pub- committee chairman, Mrs. Jack Hale and Miss Ruth Lee licity committee. They axe (from left to right) 'Mrs. of Leachville. D1SCTSS MEMORIAL HOUR — Memorial Hour at the R. F. Kirshnor, who I* a past sl.ntc president, Mrs. Roy First Baptist Church is being discussed by (from left to is Memorial assistant, right) Mrs. John W. Caudill, Mrs. James Roy and Mrs. Local PEO Host to State Convention BANQUET CHAIRMEN — Mrs. W. L. Horner greets Mrs. Earl Wildy of Lcachville (left) and Mrs. Frank Williams of Osceola as tfcey gather to complete final arrangements for the luncheons and banquet, of which they are committee chairmen. EXAMINE FAVORS - Favors of straw bags will be presented convention chairman of Chapter 0. Mrs. Alvin Huffman, Jr., and each delegate. Admirinp them are Mrs. Alherton Hiett, convention Mrs. B. A. LyncS, a past state president. co-chairman of Chapter AC, Mrs. J. A. Leech, Mrs. Jettie Driver, April 23-24 Are Dates Of Meeting Here Busy months of preparation on the part of Mississippi County PEO's, will be climaxed April 23-24 when the Arkansas State Chapter of the PEO Sisterhood convenes at Hotel Noble. Hostess chapters are D and N of Blytheville, 0 of Osceola, and AC of Leachville. Mrs. Riley B. Jones of Chapter N is general chairman. Convention netivities begin with the executive board and past-presidents dinner April 22, at Hotel Noble, followed by the Memorial Hour at the First Baptist Church. A reception at the home of Mrs. E. B. Gee will conclude the evening's activities. Mrs. Goodson to Preside The convention proper will convene April 23 at 10 o'clock with Mrs. Byron Goocison of DeQueen, state president, presiding over the two- day session. Chapter convention chairmen are Mrs. W. Marion Williams of Chapter D, Mrs- Jettie Driver of Chapter O, Mrs. Lewis Weinberg of Chapter AC, with Mrs. Atherton Hiett as co-chairman. Committees Listed Other committee chairmen are finance, Mrs. C. A. Cunningham; reservations, Mrs. Elton Kir by; housing for delegates, Mrs- E. B. Gee; convention favors, Mrs. J. A. Leech and Mrs. B. A Lynch; supplies, Mrs. Charles Lemons; tickets and badges. Mrs. L- E.- Olds. Transportation, Mrs. James Roy; hospitality, Mrs. R. P. Kirshner: courtesy, Mrs. Charles Lowrance of Driver; registration, Mrs. C- E. Cripcrer: question box. Mrs. Guy Driver of Osceola; publicity, Mrs. Harry W. Haines; seat markers, Mrs. Fred Alexander of Leachville. Information, Mrs. Atherton Hiett of Leachville; convention hall, Mrs- R. A. Nelson; reception, Mrs. C. W. Afflick; board dinner, Mrs. H. H- Houchins and Mrs J. W. Robbins of Steele, Mo.; banquet, Mrs. W. L- Homer and Mrs. R. F. Kirshner; luncheons, Mrs. Earl Wildy of Leachville and Mrs- Frank Williams Osceola. Chief guard, Mrs. Lloyd Stick- mon; chief page, Mrs. W. R. Lawshe; organists, Mrs. C- M, Smart and Mrs. John W. Caudill; recording secretarys assistant, Mrs. Jack Hale; treasurer's assistant. Mrs. Harry Kirby and corresponding secretary's assistant, Mrs. H. E. Phillips of Osceola. This year marks the third tim« since the state chapter of PEO Sisterhood was organized that Blytheville has been the convention site. In 1937, and again in 1945, the group convened here. This is the 21st convention of -the state chapter which was organized fci 1933. Main projects of th« at** org4«- ization are Cottey College, Nevada, Mo,, and the educational Joan *»d.

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