The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 10, 1954 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 10, 1954
Page 2
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 1W4 Pat • Society News Mullins, Society Editor * I Phone 4461 By Brewers Dr. and Mrs. 'Vv. P. Brewer, residents of Blytheville for 41 years, yesterday observed their 50th wedding anniversary. Due to the illness of Dr. Brewer, ttic.couple spent the day quietly at home. They were married in Elizabeth, 111., and moved to Blytheville nine years later. They were the parents of one son, Billy, who died at the age of 12 in 1934. Dr. Brewer, who had been a dentist here since moving here, retired in February of this year. He will observe his 76th birthday next Monday. Club 28 Dance Held at Hotel Dr. and Mrs. H. C. Sims, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Penn and Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Gooch were hosts and hostesses to members of Club 28 at Hotel Noble Tuesday night. About 100 members and guests attended the spring party. Easter egg decorations along! with springtime ornaments and paintings provided a setting for toe affair. Refreshments were served shortly before midnight during the evening of dancing to the music Of Bob Bevington and his orchestra. HONORED — Miss Francille Maloch of Osceola, is one of the 24 women at University of Arkansas named to the' Mortar Board, women's scholastic honor society. Miss Maloch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. V. Maloch of Osceola, is a junior in the College of Agriculture and Home Economics. She is state vice president of the Baptist Student Union, a member of the executive board of Carnall Hall, and news editor of the "Agriculturist," student publication. Party Is Given For Young People Mr. and Mrs. D. Norton entertained last night for members of the Young People's Department of Calvary Baptist Church honoring Mack .Hay, who is in the Navy, and who will be returning tonight. A special guest was the Rev. Carl Johnson of Wyoming, evangelist. who is now conducting a series of meetings at the church. The 20 guests were entertained following church services. Party food was served from a tea table overlaid by white linen, and centered with spring flowers. An. informal evening was spent. The department presented Mr. Hay with a testament. Wayne Rhoads made the presentation. Mrs. Me Waters Host to Club Mrs. C. L. Me Waters, Jr., was hostess to members of the Friday Contract Club at her home yesterday when she invited a guest, Mrs. Paul Jobe, for the afternoon. Mrs. G. O. Poetz won the high bridge prize, with second going to Mrs. Jobe and bridgo to Mrs. Doyle Henderson. Red bud clusters and iris provided spring bouquets in the entertaining rooms, where refreshments were served during the afternoon. UDC Meeting Conducted Here Members of the Elliott Fletcher Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy met at the Razorback dining room for a 12:30 p.m. luncheon Thursday. The hostesses included Mrs. Loy Welch, Mrs. W. I. Denton, Mrs. Cleo Langston, Mrs. W. D. Cobb, Mrs. G. O. Poetz and Mrs. S. E. Webb. The fifteen member* attending were joined by a guest, Mrs. Lowel H. Soule of Jonesboro, a sister-in- law of Mrs. Cobb. * Crystal baskets of yellow California roses and white and yellow daffodils were arranged along the table. Mrs. Gean S. Atkinson, president, presided at the meeting, calling attention to many DAG scholarships offered this year. She announced that memorial services will be held at the next meeting for those members who have died during the past year. At the June meeting, Mrs. A. E. Slusser of Hope, Ark., division president, will be here and will be principal speaker at the affair. Mrs. E. R. Bogan of Luxora told the life of Sidney Larder, and Mrs. Henderson Hall presented the war activities of Albert Johnson. At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. F. Fisher, City H. R. Crawford, Dell Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mr. and Mrs. Sid Walker. City Mrs. Charles Little, Steele Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Merri Lee Dobson, City Mrs. Charles Williams and baby. City Mary Hatafield, City Eugenia Oenning, City Marriage Licenses The following couple has obtained a marriage license from the county clerk. Mrs. Elizabeth Blythe Parker: Torsten Lindquist and Betty Gavin, both of Blytheville. Jo County Sing Set The Harmoneer's of Hickman, Ky.. will sine at the Mississippi County Singing Convention Sunday afternoon when it meets at the Full Gospel Tabernacle at Lilly and Vine in Blytheville. IHEUMATIC ARTHWTIC VICTIM* (MM Filter A »p«cUl JCnUria Co*t*d Ttbtet. Qni*. ly enter* blood ntr«*m fiwm infcwtinw. Will not nausoate. Reduces uric acid, tiring quick, longer kstjnf relief to d«op- jeated psln*. Get cranint A.B. P»ln JUUtf TahUu. KIRBt DRUG STORES Birds avoid the Dead Sea be- j cause it contains no fish,- and little j plant life can grow because of the ; saltiness of the water. i Baseball Suits Price Hubbard Hardware YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE SUNDAY & MONDAY APRIL 11 & 12 wide screen THE STORY OF A PASSIONATE LOVE THAT BECAME THE STRANGEST & ADVENTURE EVER TOiDi m ...of the Yankee who once ruled forbidden Morocco and the love he stole from the hidden harems of that fabulous Layette Shower Given in Home Mrs. Johnson Blackwell, Mrs. Robert McGraw and Mrs. Vernon B. Warr were invited to the home of Mrs. Jack Webb yesterday when she was hostess to the La Finesse Club. Card tables held spring flower centerpieces, and Mrs. Webb served a dessert course upon arrival of the geusts. Mrs. W. S. Rader won high score in the bridge games, with second going to Mrs. Everett Peterson and bridgo to Mrs. Warr. Meeting of PL A Is Conducted Members of the Pentacostal Ladies Auxiliary of the Full Gospel Tabernacle met on Thursday night for a monthly business sesiion which was conducted by Mrs. M. D Mabry. Mrs. Bert Miller was hos tess. Mrs. David McKamrnie read the devotional, and Mrs. Romell Balentine opened the meeting with prayer. Mrs. Irene Davis gave reports and each member repeated her favorite passage from the Bible. Plans were made for buying a carpet for the church. In the social hour, refreshments were served, and "secret pak" tx- changed gifts. GA Meeting Held in Home Members of the Girl's Auxiliary of Armorel Baptist Church met at the home of Patty Dyer yesterday afternoon. Prayer by the counselor, Mrs. Joy Garrison, opened the meeting. A missionary story was told by Rose Ann Edrnondson. A business session was conducted by the 12 attending. MOX -Theotre- On West Main St. In Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat,. Sun. 1:00 On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen SATURDAY Double Feature -M, SUSAN CABOT- A UNIVERSAL-INTERNATIONAL PICTURE —AND— A REPUBLIC PKTIWC rMus Cartoon & 'Jungle Drums" Serial Sat. OWL SHOW 11:30 A UPPER? PICTURES PRESENTATION Cartoon & New Serial "Lost Planet Airmen" No. 11 SUN. & MON. Double Feature _ CLAHtCTftCVOftA 'JOHN WAYNE —AND— Cartoon & Short Coming Ewnto Monday Circles of Women of th« Church of the First Presbyterian Church meet as follows: Circle One with Mrs. J. A. Leech at 1043 West Main Street: Circle Two with Mrs. R. L. Johnson on Highland; Circle Three with Mrs. C. C. Councille, with Mrs. J. P. Pride, Sr., co- hostess at 1500 West Walnut; Circle Four with Mrs..J. F. McCalla at 1505 Walnut, all at 2:30 p.m.; Circle Five with Mrs. Bob Turner at 704 East Walnut at 7:30 p.m.; Circle Six with I Irs. Margaret Bell at 420 Walnut at 8 p.m. Christian Women's Fellowship of the First Christian Church Hope Group with Mrs. R. L. Dedman at 2 p.m. with Mrs. Ben Harpole as program leader; Faith Group at the church at 2 p.m. with Mrs. E. M, Terry, hostess and Mrs. James Rainwater, program leader. Circles of Woman's Missionary Union of Trinity Baptist Church meet as follows: Jewel Abernathy Circle at 2 p.m. with Mrs. Bill Crocker; Evelyn Stafford Circle at 2 p.m. with Mrs. John Nelson; Mildred Matthews at 7:30 p.m. with Mrs. Irene Pritchard; and Marion Cook Circle at 7:30 p.m. with Miss Donna Boharmon. Young Women's Auxiliary of the First Baptist Church meets with Miss Maxine Hill. Rebekah Lodge has 7:30 p.m. meeting at the IOOF Hall. Tuesday Zeta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society has 7:30 p.m. meeting in the Colonial Room of Hotel Noble. Octave Club has meeting with Mrs. Leon Oenning. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Shinn are hosts to Tueve Club. Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Dessert Bridge Given for Club Tiny rabbit centerpieces decorated card tables yesterday when Mrs. Vernon Thomasson entertained the members of Friday Club and Mrs. Hugh Hudson, a dessert guest. Small Easter rabbit* nestled in verbinias centered the tables from which dessert was served upon arrival of the guests. Tulips, Lilacs and violets provided other spring bouquets throughout the entertaining rooms. In the bridge games, Mrs. Bob Logan won high score and bridge, and Mrs. James C. Guard won second high. Mrs, Farris McCalla, won the bridgo prize. Is Entertained Mrs. Don Peterson was complimented last night at the home of Mrs. Denny Byrum, with a layette shower and going-away party. Mrs. Peterson will leave to join her husband in Riverside, Calif., Monday. The evening was spent in playing canasta, which was won by Mrs. Marvin Hall, high score, and Mrs. Gid Massey, low. • Refreshments were served following the games. A centerpiece on the dining room table was formed by a large stork and spring flowers. Bits of News tHodtiu Sigma Phi has meeting at 7:30 p.m. with Mrs. Milton Howard and Mrs. Dick Watson as hostesses at 1501 Walnut. Tuesday Canasta Club meets j •with Mrs. Mike Meroney. N. N. Bridge Club has meeting with Miss Mary Noe. Country Club Bridge League has meeting'. Order of Eastern Star has meeting at the Masonic Temple. Blythevtlle Lodge 18 of Independ-1 ent Order of Odd Fellows meet at 7:30 p.m. Charlevoix Chapter of DAR has 1 j p.m. luncheon with Mrs. George D. ; Pollock and Mrs. Crawford Noble, j Wednesday Chapter "D" of PEO has 1 p.m. meeting with Mrs. C. W. Afflick. Dogwood Home Demonstration Club meets at the club. Deltonian Chapter of Delphian Society has 10 a.m. meeting at Hotel Noble. Thursday Thursday Club meets with Mrs. W. B. Tanner. Duplicate Bridge League has meeting at Hotel Noble. L. E. Old, Jr., agent here for the Prudential Life Insurance Co., has been selected to attend an eight- state regional conference to be held by the company at Biloxi, Miss., April 22-24. Arriving home last night from University of Arkansas were Gary Mason, and Jerry and Alan Berry, who will spend 10 days with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Mason and Mr. and Mrs. Kendall Berry. Misses Jo Alice McGuire and Laura Alice Hemby will be among the freshman girls home from the University of Arkansas ffcr the holidays Pfc. Clinton E. Abbott, who has been stationed at El Paso, Tex., is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton L. Abbott adn ihwset.fhie Clinton L. Abbott and his wife, the former Miss Mary Ann Dobbs, before reporting to New Jersey for overseas duty. Ray Clouse will arrive home tonight from FayetteviUe, where he attends the University of Arkansas, to visit his relatives. Among those to arrive home for a 10-day holiday from University of Arkansas are Misses Rosemary Monaghan and Nita Rose Hall. They will visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Matt Monaghan and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hall. Mrs. Bob Walden, who was recently ill in Chickasawba Hospital here, has been dismissed and is reported much in proved. Mr. and Mrs. Waddy Moore, in, of Fayetteville will arrive here for the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Garrigan. E. B. Gee, Jr., and Graham Partlow are among University of Arkansas students who are to spend the holidays with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Gee, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. H. O- Partlow. Donald Gentry, Jan Rayder and Pat Smotherman will be here this week end to visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Gentry, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Rayder, and Mr. and Mrs Jim Smotherman Mrs. Fred Bean was in Memhpis yesterday to visit her sister-in-law, Mrs. Dixie Godwin, who is a patient at Baptist Hospital. Three Unversity of Arkansas students. Miss Jo Ann Earls, Miss Sandra Long, and Miss Shirley King will arrive home this week end to visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Earls, Mr. and Mrs. Toby Long and Mr. and Mr«. Fletcher King. Mrs. Henry Humphreys left today for Fort Smith, where she will spend several days visiting her daughter, Mrs. Jerry Van Zandt, and Mr. Van Zandt. Mrs. E. M. Eaton is spending several days in Memphis with her sister, Mrs. J. M. Pomeroy. She was accompanied to Memphis Thursday by Mrs. H. C. Blankenship and daughters ,who returned home that night. Mr. and Mrs. Pat Burks arrived home last night to be the house- guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Burks, and Mrs. Mary Alice Eaton, for the next ten days. Mr. Burks is a senior at the University of Arkansas. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Evrard and daughter of Memphis are to spend this week end in Blytheville with their relatives. Miss Alice Saliba of Streeter, HI., arrived here today to spend a week with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. A. Saliba. Mrs. Odel Sanders of Charleston, Miss., is here visiting her mother, Mrs. M. O. Usrey. Mrs. J. A. Leech, Mrs. W. L. Horner, Mrs. E. B. Gee, Mrs. Elton Kirby and Mrs. Harry ,W. Haines are in Memphis today to attend a garden tour sponsored by the Memphis Garden Club. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Fendler and OPENS 6:30 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS 7:00 2 SHOWS EVERY NITE! RAIN or SHINE! ADMISSION 50c CHILDREN UNDER 12 FREE WITH PARENTS SATURDAY ONLY Double Feature Program BE SAFE—CLEAN BEFORE STORING! Bestway Cleaners—Your Spring Cleaning Headquarters—Now Offers EXPERT FUR CLEANING & GLAZING ALL WORK GUARANTEED BESTWAY CLEANERS MEMBER NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DRY CLEANING 1920 W. MAIN Phone 2408 ON OUR METALLIC CURVED SCREEN Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for Ritz A Roxy Program Announcements family have moved to 1061 Ream to make their home. Mrs. Russell Phillips, Mrs. F. E. Black and Mrs. Ed Stacy are to be in Memphis today for the garden tour. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Horner have returned home from Little Rock, where they spent several days on business. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Afflick are to be among the persons attending th« garden tour today in Memphis. Johnny Halsell, who attends University of Arkansas, has arrived home to spend a few days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernesrt Halsell. Stanley Zellner, son of Mr, and Mrs. Morris Zellner, is here visiting his parents through the Easter holidays from Washington University, St. Louis, where he is a freshman. Mrs. Hamilton Talbott of Bethesda, Md., was to arrive here today to visit her sister, Mrs. E. R. Mason, and family. Mrs. Talbott and Mrs. Mason will take their mother, Mrs. Emma Nolen, to Memphis Monday, where she will undergo surgery. Mrs. Talbott it remaining here for several weeks. Mrs. Don Peterson will lcav« Monday for Riverside, Calif., where her husband is stationed with the Air Force. She has made her hom« in Blytheville with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otho Stanfield, for the past several months. Vernice Brister, Jr., arrived home yesterday from Arkansas School for the Deaf in Little Rock to spend his spring vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. V. M. Brister. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 35e At AH Times LAST TIMES TODAY Double Featurt RANDOLPH SMTT THE STRANGER WORE A GUN co-sum* CUME TREVOR « vl ST! —AND- COLUINU PICTURES pWMtt JQHNfCt .WEISSMBLUR JUNGLE JIM CARTOON "SINK OR SWIM SUNDAY & MONDAY ^O^^-:-:^^^ ..WV«W^ ,^ *. ^ 5 I "This is my story!" «> " One man's amazing story that 50 million people read in top national magazines! "The Stratton Story" star in a new heart- thrilling triumph! «! WI^^^^HAttlHHfl PLUS TWO CARTOONS: 'Half Pint Palomino" & "Starting From Hatch" ... Heroine of the Sahara's Most Amevflf Adventure! 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