The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 4, 1954 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 4, 1954
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FOOT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MAY 4, ItM Society News i Snp.iirtv RHitnr t PI Pat Mullins, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 First Baptist WMU Lunch Held at Church Sixty three members of Woman's Missionary Union of the First Baptist Church gathered in the dining room of the church for luncheon yesterday. A profusion of summer flowers decorated the tables and the dining room. The center of interest was provided by the map of South America, which stood at the front of the room, in conjunction with study for the day. Mrs. Kendall Berry presided at the meeting, which was opened with the song, "Come Women, Wide Proclaiming." Mrs. C. L. McWaters, &•„ opened the meeting with prayer. Mrs. H. H. Brooks, program chairman, introduced Mrs. Clarence Johnson who was leader of the program, "Educating for Truth in South America." . Mrs. Johnson planned the program as an imaginary plane flight through South America, with Mrs. Forrest Moore, Mrs. E. P. Hardin, Mrs. Marion Williams, Mrs. W. P. McCormick, Mrs. Leslie Moore, and Mrs. Hays Sullivan acting as guides. "Wonderful Words of Life," was sung after; which the group repeated in unison "The Great Commission." Mrs! Lloyd Stickmon offered prayer. Mrs. Berry gave the benediction. BRIDE—Miss Virginia Griffin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Griffin of Blytheville, became the bride of Harold Bigham, son of Mrs. Henry Mann of Blytheville and Froy Bigham of St. Louis, in Hernando,, Miss., Apr. 22. They are making their home in Blytheville. DAC Meeting Is Postponed The meeting of the Daughters of American Colonists, which was scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed until June 1. At this date, Mrs. J. C. Ellis and Mrs. C. F. Tucker will be hostesses for the regular meeting. Woman's Group Has Meeting The home of Mrs. S. 3. Patterson was the scene last night of a meeting of the Woman's Auxiliary o" St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, when Mrs. E. R. Mason, president, conducted the meeting. Mrs. Patterson gave the devotional. Following officers reports, Mrs. A. A. Fredrickson was appointed chairman of the nominating committee. Mrs. t). H. Hearnsberger gave the program on "Gothic Architecture." The benediction was given by Mrs. 0. O. Hardaway. Baptist Meet ing Is Conducted Ten members of the Woman's Missionary Society of Calvary Baptist Church met at the church yesterday afternoon, when Mrs. J. H. Melton gave the opening prayer and devotional, Mrs. Claude Rowland served a program leader and was assistet by Mrs. Carra Pruitt, Mrs. Kenneth Wardlaw, Mrs. Jack O'Neal, Mrs W. L. Baughman, Mrs. Alf Jones, Mrs. Melton, Mrs. H. J. Fondren. Mi's. Leslie Rambo closed the meeting with prayer 'First Methodist WSCS Holds Election of Officers Members of the Woman's Society of Christian Service of the First Methodist Church held an election yesterday at their semi- fFops In Summer Wear monthly meeting. Mrs. L. E. Old was chosen to head the group for the ensuing year. They will be installed Sunday morning at + the worship service. Other officers include- Mrs. W. R. Campbell, first vice president; Mrs. George Pyles, second vice president; Mrs. R. A. Porter, recording secretary; Mrs. C. A. Cunningham, treasurer; and Mrs. W. P. Pryor, promotion secretary. Others elected were the 11 secretaries. They are Mrs. Dick Watson, Christian social relations; Mrs. H. C. Bush, missionary education; Mrs. G. A. Hale, student work; Mrs. S. C. Owens, youth work; Mrs, R. A. Nelson, .children's work: Mrs. R. B. Stout, spiritual life; Mrs. B. A. Lynch, status of women; Mrs. J. E. Stevens. Jr., supplies; Mrs. J. W. Adams, literature and publication; Mrs. S. E. Dunkley, publicity and print; and Mrs. W. W. Peek, president of the Wesleyan Service Guild. Circle chairmen include Mrs. F. E. Black, Mrs. Charles Czeschin, Mrs. F. E. Scott. Mrs. Blan S. Heath, Mrs. J. C. Guard, Mrs. Hildred Bunch and Mrs. Orlie Parker. Mrs. Elbert Johnson was lead- 8112 9-11 Sue Burnett A stunning summer outfit for juniors — bare-top or strapped dress tc wear alone, or team with the NEW PLIX Facial Masque improves your complexion A tingling New Plex facia] will delight you ;.. especially if you are troubled by large POM* and blackhead*. . It itmnilatet your akin I.. rid* it of infectkme impurities... give* your complexion finer texture and tone. Yet so mild, it can be uaed on MMitive skin*. I PL.UBTM WOODS STORE er of the program, "Not Above His Master," which was opened with group singing accompanied by Mrs. John Caudill. The pledge service for the new year was observed. Mrs. Johnson was assisted by Mrs, Alex Shelby, M!rs. Cecil Kelley, Mrs. J. N. Smothermon, Mrs. Ralph Todd and Mrs. Kelley Welch, who lighted the tapers. Miss Jo Ann Trieschmann, who also was accompanied by Mrs. Caudill, sang a hymn. As each member presented her pledge card, the group sang "Are Ye •Able?" The business session was conducted by Mrs. A. N. Williams. Plans were made for the annual May breakfast. dashing little jacket. Pattern No. 8112 is in sizes 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 18. Size 11, dress, 4^ 4 yards of 39-inch; jacket. 1 yard. For this pattern, send 30c in COINS, 3'our name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Courier News, 372 W, Quincy Street, Chicago 6, 111. Send 25 cents now for your copy of Basic FASHION, Spring '54, our complete pattern magazine. A complete guide in planning a well rounded wardrobe for spring- through-summer. Coming Events Tuseday Lodge 18 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows has meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the IOOF Hall. Wednesday Mrs. Cornelius Modinger is hostess to the Town and Country Club. Mrs. Mary Hatfield is hostess to the Wednesday Chillion Club. Mrs. W. J. Pollard entertains members of the Wednesday Club. Thursday The executive committee of the Blytheville Council of Church Women has 9:30 p. m., meeting with Mrs. C. M. Gray at 1028 West Main., TLE Club meets with Mrs. Dick Watson. Duplicate Bridge League has meeting at Hotel Noble. Mid-Week Club is to be entertained by Mrs. W. L. Horner. Kibitzer Club is entertained by Mrs. Robert G. McHaney. Mrs. R. D. Hughes is hostess to Miss Virginia Buck Senath Couple To Be Married On June 27 SENATH, Mo. — Mr. and Mrs. Ludwell T. Buck announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Virginia Ann Buck to Billy Mack Neeley, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Neeley, all of Senath. The couple will be married on June 27 at the First Methodist Church in Senath. Miss Buck is the granddaughter of Mrs. John R. Buck of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and the late John R. Buck of Blytheville, and of Mr. and Mrs. John Gaines of Blytheville. She is a member of the 1954 graduating class of Senath High School. Mr. Neeley is tht grandson of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Neeley and the late Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Middleton, all of Senath. He was graduated from Senath High School in 1952, and is now engaged in farming with his father. Choir To Sing Here at School Auditorium The Mississippi Southern College Choir and Sinfonietta will appear here tonight in the high school auditorium at 8 p.m. under the sponsorship of the Junior'and Senior Choral department. The Sinfonietta composed of members of the college faculty will begin the program with Dr. William Presser conducting. "Tales of the Vienna Woods" by. Strauss, is among their selections. The choir will present a group of numbers with Leonard Stacker directing. Following a short intermission, a comic opera, "Marriage By Lantern Light," by Offenback will be given, accompanied by the orchestra. Jim Culbertson, a former Blytheville High School choir president is a member of the College choir. Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt is in charge of the dinner, which is being served the choir. The Choir personnel will be entertained in home of the choral students and their friends. No admission is to be charged for the concert. Rainbow Girls Install Patty Scott Last night, Patty Scott wa* installed as Worthy Advisor of the Rainbow Assembly 38 for Girls, at a service held at Blytheville Masonic Temple. Other officers installed included Kay Blackard, worthy associate advisor; Pat Speck, charity; Mary Kay Crafton, drill leader; Ray Scott, love; Gwen Simmons, religion; Sara Lou Boyett. nature; Sandra Foster, immortality; Deenya Blankenship, fidelity; Barbara Gurnow, patrotism; Mary Jane Seymour, service; Elain Richardson, confidential observer; Judy Middleton, outer observer; Rose Childress, pianist; and Gail Crawford, choir director. Serving as installing officers were Mrs. Elbert Alley, installing officer; Mrs. Alvin Hardy, installing marshall; Mrs. F. E. Scott, installing recorder; Mrs. Dan McCaskill, installing organist; and Mrs. Shields Edwards, installing chaplain. Mrs. Charles Alford is mother advisor and Fred Boyett serves as Rainbow Dad. Following the services, a reception honoring the new officers was held in the recreation room. An organdy cloth over pink was used at the refreshment ta» Patty Scott ble, which held a centerpiece of pink painted daisies flanked by burning pink tapers. Other spring flowers were used about the entertaining rooms. Methodists Hold Meeting Mrs. Ellis Wheeler was hostess at he.r home last night to members of the Woman's Society of Christian Service of Yarbro Methodist Churfli. "Work for the Night Is Coming," was sung in unison by the group to begin the meeting. Mrs. W. D. Hammond presented the devotional. Miss Alice Marie Ross offered a prayer preceding the review of two mission ch'apters by Mrs, Charles Krutz. Attending the meeting were 21 members and one guest, Mrs. Milton Morgan. A business session was conducted by Mrs. James M. Besharse, Jr., when the Vacation Bible School was discussed. Mrs. Besharse invited the group to attend the May Fellowship Tea to be given Friday at the Lake Street Methodist Church. Class Meeting Is Conducted Here Mrs. Glen Alley and Mrs. Zella Cockrell were hostesses at Chickasawba Courts Assembly Room last week to members of the Dorcas Class of Calvary Baptist Church. Miss Ellen Moore conducted the business session and Mrs. Paul Burks gave the devotional. Mrs. Raymond Bomar and Miss Ann Nance were the group's guesta. Following the benediction by Mrs. Bomar, refreshments were served. Condors lay eggs only once every four years, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. Gibson-Swift Rites Conducted In Hernando In a ceremony last Tuesday in Hernando, Miss., Miss Barbara Ann Swift became the bride of Sgt. Henry Gibson, Jr., of St. Louis. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Mary Swift of Blytheville and Leo Swift of Dyesburg, Term., and Sgt. Gibson's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gibson, Sr., of St. Louis. The Rev. E. C. Green officiated at the marriage in Hernando, Miss. Mrs. Jim Swift of Blytheville served as matron of honor and Miss Shirley Younger of Michigan served as maid" of honor. Mrs. Swift was dressed in pink and Miss Younger in blue, each with white accessories and red rose corsages. The bride wore a tan pleated dress with white accessories, and a corsage of blue tinted carna tions. J. W. Burkett of St. Louis, served as best man. Mrs. Gibson is making her home .with her mother here for three weeks and will later join her husband in Arizona, where he is stationed with the Army. At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. R. Williams, Steele. Chickasmwba Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. J. D. Smith, city. Noble Sparks, city. Jim Harris, city. BUI McClellan, city. Mrs. Pat Bynum and baby, city. Ella Nelson, Hornersville. Phillip R. Graves is at home here with hi* wife and daughter, Phyllis, after receiving his discharge from the Navy on Apr.) 28. Mr. Graves served aboard the USS Pollux for four years and was stationed in Japan during his tour of duty. Capt. and Mrs. Glenn Johnson and children, Wayne, Gary and Terry have returned home from. Tripoli, Africa, where Capt. Johnson was stationed prior to his discharge last week. For the present, the Johnsons are at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Koonce. Mrs. Ira Dickson and son, Steve, and Mrs. A. P. Burks were in Memphis Tuesday to meet Miss Ruby Jean Schwab of Lakeland, Fla., who arrived by plane to visit with Mr. and Mrs. Dickson. Miss Schwab is engaged to the Dickson's son, Lt. Kenneth Wayne Dickson. Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Crownover announce the birth of their first child at the Baptist Hospital in Memphis yesterday. They have named • their son Franklin Porter. Mrs. Crownover is the former Miss Lois Porter. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Edwards of Pine Bluff, formerly of Blytheville were the week end guests here of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Lunsford . Week end guests of Jie Rev. and Mrs. Roy I. 'Bagley were Bishop and Mrs. Paul E. Martin of Little Rock, Ralph Luff and Miss Elaine Gildersleeve of Philadelphia, Pa., Bob Daniel and son, Victor, of Grand Junction, Colo., Mr. and Mrs. Victor Cole, Mrs. M. S. Sims of Steersville, La., Mr. and Mrs. James R. Hampton of Vinton; La. They came especially for the dedication of the First Methodist Church. Victor Daniel remained for an extended visit and Mrs. Bagley will accompany him home later. Russell Riales returned Sunday from Hot Springs where he has been undergoing treatment for the past month. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Cure and children have returned home following a month's stay in Washington, D. C., where their son Edwin served as a page to Rev. E. C. Gainings during the month of April. Dr. Alfred Vise spoke last night at the weekly meeting of members of the Hayti Lions Club. His topic was "The Task of Religion in Our Troubled World." J. H. 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