The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 28, 1954 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 28, 1954
Page 4
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PAGE ront Society News : JWirtv Rdifnr / PI Pat Mullins, Society Editor Phone 8-4461 TO BECOME BRIDE — Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Pfeffer of Pine Bluff, Ark., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Miss Barbara Ann Pfeffer, to Simon Joseph, also of Pine Bluff. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Joseph of Blytheville. The wedding will be solemnized June 12. Beta Sigma Phi Sorority Has Founder's Day, Confers Degrees Last night marked an occasion for members of the Alpha Alpha and Alpha Delta Chapters of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority when they met for a joint formal dinner commemorating their Founder's Day after •which the Ritual of Jewels, installation of officers and Exmplar Degree ceremonies were conducted. Scene'of the event was the Miror Room of Hotel Noble. The tables were centered with yellow roses, the sorority flower, flanked with yellow candles in crystal candlelabr a. Whie stock and gladioli were placed about the ball room. 'Speakers at the Founder's Day program were Mrs. Ernest L. McKenzie, Mrs. Dick Watson, Mrs. Robert Lipscomb, Mrs. Harold Wood, Mrs. Jack Owen and Mrs. Barney Crook. Following dinner, Mrs. Joe W. McHaney confered the Ritual of Jewels degree on new members. They were Mrs. George Anderson, Miss Margaret Brownlee. Mrs. Charles Craig, Mrs. Robert S. Garrett, Mrs. A. B. Jordan, Jr., Mrs. Glenn McCool, Mrs. Bill McLepd, Mrs. Eloise Nicholson, Mrs. Ben Abbott, Mrs. Billy Driver, Mrs. George Ford, Jr., Mrs. John R. Geissman, Mrs. Melton Howard, Mrs. Clyde W. Patton and Mrs. J. W; Shinn. New officers for 1954 were installed ' by Mrs. Orlie Parker. Alpha Alpha chapter officers are Mrs. Jack Owens, president; Miss Frances Bright, vice-president; Mrs. Harold Stockton, recording; secretary; Mrs. Glenn McCool, corresponding secretary; and Miss' Margaret Browniee, treasurer. .Alpha Delta Chapter officers are Mrs, Dick Watson, president: Mrs. Foy Etchieson, vice-president; Mrs. Melton Howard, recording secretary; Mrs. J, W. Shinn. corresponding secrtary; and Airs. John W. Geissman, treasure. Later in the evening, Mrs. Jesse Horner presided over the Exemplar ceremonies. This marked the first time that the degree has been conferred here and is the highest Beta Sigma Phi. Those receiving the degree will form a separate new Chapter. Those receiving the exemplar degree were Miss Vera Goodrich, Mrs. Tom A. Little, Jr., Mrs. Jess D. Davis. Jr., Mrs. Jack Owens, Mrs. Frances Gammill, Miss Frances Bright, Miss Florence Moore, Mrs. Joe W. McHaney. Mrs. Robert Lipscomb. Mrs. Randall Hawks, Mrs. Andrew Moses, Mrs. W. H. O'Keefe, Mrs. Jimmie Edwards, Mrs. J. Foy Etchieson, Mrs. Dick Watson. -Mrs. Vernon B. Warr, Mrs. W. C. Manser, Mrs. T. A. Folger, Mrs. Jim Smotherman, Mrs. Barney Crook, Mrs, Joe Freeman, Mrs. f. H. Caraway and Mrs. Harold Wood. Encouragement Needed MUSKEGON, Mich. (/Pi—A 25- year-old foundry worker was placed on four. years probation on a felonious assault charge. When he was brought before Circuit Judge Henry L. Beers to sign the probation stipulation, he said: "I can't judge. I always wanted to learn to read and write, but I never had the chance." The judge ordered the papers redrafted to include a proviso that he learn to read and write, and assigned a probation officer to help him. MOX -Theatre- On West Main St. In Blytheville ' Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat.. Sun. 1:00 On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen •••••••••••**....-.___.. LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature —AND— Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 35c At A!! Times WED., & THURS Double Feature SCOTT BRADY"? MARY CASTLE WHITE FIRE —AND- BARBARA STANWYCK ALL I DESIRE * WNt«M,.MTeilMIKMN. ffCTUffi Cartoon "Pete Hothead" Mrs. Henderson Hostess to Club Mrs. Doyle Henderson entertained at her home yesterday afternoon for the members of Tuesday Bridge Club, when she was hostess at a dessert bridge party. Roses and pansies decorated the dining room and the bridge tables, at which a dessert course was served before the bridge games. Mrs. Lloyd Stickmon won first place in the bridge, and Mrs. C. E. Crigger, won second. Bridge went to Mrs. Riley B. Jones. Bridge League Meeting Held An eight-table Mitchell movement was conducted last night by members of the Duplicate Bridge League when they met at the Country Club. North and south winners included Bernard Gooch, and Mrs. Henry Humphreys first with 88% points, and Mrs. E. B. Gee and Mrs. C. W. Afflick second with 72 points. East and west winners were Mrs. B. A. Lynch and Mrs. Eleanor Gerrald, with 77% points for first place, and Mrs. Russell Phillips and Harry W. Haines with 69% points won second place. Coming Events Wednesday Chapter D of PEO has meeting with Mrs. Bob Logan for 1 p. m. luncheon with Mrs, James C. Guard as co-hostess. Lange PTA has 3 p. m. meeting with 2:30 p. m. executive board meeting. yesteryear Club has meeting with Mrs. Dave Abbott. Wednesday Club meets with Mrs. C A. Cunningham. Mrs. J. C. Ellis is hostess to the Town and Country Club. Deltonian Chapter of the Delphian Society has meeting at Hotel Noble. Thursday Mrs. R. D. Hughes, Jr., is hostess to the Kibitzer Club. La Nueve Club has meeting with Mrs Ben Mac White. Mrs. P. D. Foster, Sr,, is hostess at Hotel Noble for Thursday Contract Club. Mrs. Harry W. Haines is hostess to the Mid-Week Club at her home. Friday Ladies Bible Class has 3 p. m. meeting at First Methodist Church with Mrs. Ed Hardin and Mrs. J. G. Sudbury as hostesses. Mrs. G. D, Pollock is hostess to the Friday Contract Club. BLYTHBVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEW8 Spring Choral Concert Planned The annual spring choral concert will be presented tomorrow at 8 p.m. at the High School Auditorium. Two hundred fifty students from Blytheville Junior and Senior High School will participate. The program will consist of a group of numbers by the «eventh grade girls, eight grade girls, seventh and eighth grade boys, High School Girl's Glee Club, High School Boys Glee Club and the High School Choir. The high school group" recently participated in the district and state choral festivals, receiving excellent ratings. Mrs. John Caudill and Emily Damon will accompany the groups and Mrs. Wilson Henry is director. Choir officers are Hiram Snodgrass, president; Betty Leee Garrott, vice president; Peggy Taylor, secretary; and Sue and Lue Owens, co-treasurers. Featured on the progarm will be the music of many land. Lucy Caudill and Mary Tarver Stevenson will present a Mexican dance during the singing of "Cielito Lindo." The choir will sing in their group, "Set Down, Servant," by Fred Waring, with Danny Cobb and Peggy Taylor as soloists, and also featured will be a choir arrangement of "Saint Louis Blues." The last group of songs will be sung by the combined choir and chorus and will consist .of two numbers used at the state festival in Little Rock. They are "Rejoince, O My Soul," and a spiritual, ••Climbin' Up the Moutain." Florida's shore line is 3751 miles long. Seniors Conduct Who's Who Contest at Gosnell The senior Class of Gosnell High School sponsored a Who's Who Contest recently in which Louise Smith was chosen Miss Gosnell High School and Kyle Lollar was Mr. GHS. In addition to Mr. GHS, Kyle was also named best all around, best personality and best physique. Sue Lollar was named most popular girl and best figure. Harmon Cook was selected as most handsome, best athlete, and best dressed while best dressed girl Vas Marion Drane. She was also named prettiest girl. * Earnest Allen was voted as the best citizen, most helpful, most intelligent, most likely to succeed, and most studious. Jeanette Lee was named most studious girl. Cutest couple is Thelma Bigham and Huey Hall. Barbara -Potter was named best citizen, most helpful, most intelligent and most likely to succeed. Barbara Bevil is best athlete, best sport and wittiest girl. Other honors went to Sue Krech, best personality; Sue King, friendliest; Billy Hyde, best sport and sweetest boy; Jane Raspberry, sweetest girl; Gail Rhodes, most talented girl, and Barbara Bevill and Sue Loller, tied for best all-around. At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Oscar Moore, City Mrs. John Donner and baby, City Mrs. Bert Henry, Holland Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. James Branscum and baby, City Mrs. S. R. 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For this pattern, send 30c in COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Courier News, 372 W. Quincy Street, Chicago 6, HI. Don't miss the latest issue of Basic FASHION. The new Spring '54 catalog will delight you with its up-to-the-minute styles that are sew-simple. Send 25 cents today. Bits of News Mrs. Brice Richards, Jr. Joiner Girl Wed In Hernando, Miss. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Miller of | Joiner announce the marriage ofi their daughter, - Miss Joyce Miller, to Pfc. Brice Richards. Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Brice Richards, Sr., of Frenchman's Bayou. The wedding was solemnized in Hernando, Miss., Jan. 9. Mrs. Richards is a senior at Shawnee High school, and following.her graduation, she will join her husband, who is stationed at Fort Sill, Okla. JOINER NEWS Mrs. Jimmie Greenville of Joiner was honored Friday with a layette shower given at Joiner Methodist Church. Hostesses were Mrs. Norma Jean Lanier, Mrs. Ruby Lanier, Mrs. Jimmie Ed Bailey and Mrs. Malcolm Ralph. The gift table was centered with a bowl of purple' iris and other floral decorations were formed from roses and snow balls. Twenty guests attended the affair Games provided the evenings' entertainment. The hostesses served a dessert course. Mrs. Greenville is the former Miss Glenda Reed of Joiner. * * * The Young Women's Progressive Club met at the club huse in Joiner last Tuesday night. About 30 members were present. Mrs. Lucy Miller, county health nurse met with them. As their first project, they will assist her when she visits Joiner Wednesday. Assisting Mrs. Miller last week were Mrs. Donald Perry and Mrs. Arnold Kimberlin. During the meeting the club planned a bake sale to be hald May 8 in Joiner, beginning at 10 a. m. The refreshment committee included Mrs. C. H. Lorance, Mrs. Donald Perry, Mrs. Louis McBee, and Miss Carolyn Winston. j. E. Krech was admitted! to Kennedy General Veterans Hospital in Memphis last week because of a heart ailment. His condition is reported as unchanged. He is in Building 74, Ward B, Bed 44. S/Sgt. and Mrs. R. A. Friend and son, Mike, of. Mitchell Air Force Base, New York, will arrive here Saturday night to be guests of their families, Mr. and Mrs. J. P- Friend, and Mr. and Mrs. J. Henry. They will be accompanied to Blytheville by Airman 1/c and Mrs. William E. Gibbs, and daughter, Donna, who have just returned from a tour of duty in England, who will be met here by Airman Gibbs' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Gibbs of Lufkin, Tex. Upon theirVeturn to Lufkin, the Gibbs families will be accompanied by Mrs. W. R. Gibbs, who has been a guest here of the Friends. Mrs. J. A. Wroten of Pine Bluff will arrive today to be the guest of the C. L. McWaters, Jr., family, and friends here. E. C. Thompson was dismissed today from the Baptist Hospital in Memphis, and is now at his home here. He will not be allowed visitors for the present. Mrs. R. A. Nelson, Mrs. Alvin Huffman, Jr., and Mrs. Roy I. Bagley went to Dyersburg, Term., today to be with Mrs. J. W. Adams, whose mother, Mrs. Clyde Drane, died suddenly last night. They were, accompanied by the Adams children, Drane and Wesley. Drs. Carl and Edna Nies are leaving today for St. Louis to attend the National Proctological meeting held at the Jefferson Hotel. They plan to return home •Sunday. Gosnell Juniors Give Banquet For Senior Class Members of the Junior Class of Gosnell High School honored the Senior Class Friday night at the annual Junior-Senior banquet. A hillybill theme was carried out in the decorations. Everett Allen served as toastmaster. Billy Fowler gave the welcome and Donald Hyde gave the response for the seniors. James Bevill led the group in singing hillybill songs. A special song was presented by girls of the junior Class. Participants on the program were W. F. McGaughey. Robert Davis and Harmon Cook and Floyd Irby, school principal. Barbara Potter read the Senior class will. Sophomore girls served at th« banquet. Violet Light MOIJNE, III- (£*)—Starting with eight African violets three yearf ago, Mrs. R. Victor Hanks, has converted her home into a nursery with 1<J6 varieties of violets growing under florescent lights. Sh« has 18,000 plants arranged on racks in the basement. The 75 lamps over the racks burn 16 hours a day, she says the plant* need the 8-hour rest. Story Okay — But Wrong Car SAGINAW, Mich. (£>)—Patrolman Patrick McPhillips, walking his downtown beat about midnight, passed a parking lot where he saf a boy. in a car. Said the boy: "I'm waiting for my uncle. He told me to wait in the car." McPhillips had another look. The car had been ransacked and he found three new fishing plugs in the 15-year-old's pocket. Besides, the car was McPhillips'. 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