The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 6, 1954 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 6, 1954
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FAOEFOtm BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COimiEK NEWS THURSDAY, MAY 6, 1954 Society News : fifw>iet.v RHitnr f PI Pat Mullins, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Monday evening at the Country Club will mark the beginning of ttxe annual two-day Duplicate Bridge League tournament About 40 or 50 players are expected to attend the affair, which is an Invitational tournament by the Country Club League with members of the City League participating. A traveling silver bowl will be presented to the winner of the game. for the past two years, Mrs. Eugenia Jenkins of Steele held the trophy- Mrs. C. C. Concille, who is the director of the Country Club Duplicate League will serve as director of the tournament Mrs. E. B. Gee is serving as general chairman of the ax- lair. On Tuesday evening, preceding the second and final series of bridge, a buffet supper will be served. Now holding the titles, other than Mrs. Jenkins, are Mrs. Jim Roleson, third place; Harry W. Haines and O. S. Crowell, fourth place, and Mrs. Matt Monashan and Mrs. Joe . Ferguson, fifth place. Mrs. Jenkins was paired with Mrs. Alta Cammeron also of Steele, in last year's event. Birthday Club Is Entertained Mrs. Charley Hicks was hostes last night to the Y. M. Birthda Club when Miss Prances Long wa honored. Centering the dining table was white birthday cake decorated with gugared pink roses. Roses and mixed bouquets wer used throughout the entertaining roomi. , Mrs. Paul Long was re-instated tato the club during the infonna meeting following dinner. Chillion Club Is Entertained Mrs. Mary Hatfield entertained yesterday at the Razorback Drive- in here for members of the Wednesday Chillion Club. Mrs. Paul Byrum was the club's guest. Mrs. E. R. Jackson won high score, and Mrs. Mike Meroney won second place. ceding the games of Chillion. Mrs. Modinger Hostess to Club A profusion of roses and daises decorated the home of Mrs. Cornelius Modinger yesterday afternoon when two guests attended a party with members of the Town and Country Bridge Club. Mrs. Walker Baker and Mrs. J. F. Montandon were the guests. Mrs. Modinger served refreshments during the bridge games, which were won by Mrs. N. N. Nunn, high score, and Mrs. J. F. Montandon, second high. Bits of News Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Sheppar have returned fro Paris, Ky., wher they were guests of Mr. and Mrs R. O. Sheppard. They attended th Derby while in Kentucky and e route home they visited with thei daughter, Mrs, William Knight, Mr Knight and infant daughter, Jane in Maiden, Mo. Dr. and Mrs. J. H. Van Hoose and his father, Alvin Van Hooser of Smithville, Tenn., arrived b; plane yesterday to visit Mr. Va: Hooser's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J E. Neal and her sister, Mrs. Ed ward Gosey. Mrs. E. S. Koontz has returne' from Moberly, Mo., where sh spent the past few days visiting with her husband. While there, she attended Mr. Koontz's mother' 90th birthday party at Fulton, Mo. Country Club, and also a partj at Moberly Country Club honorini her husband, who has been promt HD Club Conducts Meeting Here Mrs. L. C. Dorris, president, entertained Tuesday for the Gosnell Home Demonstration Club at her home. Nine members of the club attended, with Mrs. Dorothy Griffifth .as a new member. Mrs*. Gertrude Holiman gave the eye-opener and song's were sung by the group. Mrs. J. C. Eubanks gave the devotional and Mrs. R, L. Maxwell gave a report., The group presented $10 to the HD County Council. Mrs. Holiman gave a demonstration on interior decoration, after which refreshments were seryed. N. N. Bridge Club Meets Miss Mary Noe was hostess at tiie home of Mrs. J. L. Nabers Tuesday night when members of the N. N. Bridge Club were her guests. Winners of the bridge games- were Miss Barbara Ann Smith, high. score, Miss Noe, second, and Mrs. Tommie Westbrook, bridgo. Red roses decorated the bridge tables, at which desserts were served preceding the games. WF Meeting Is Conducted Mrs. E. M. Terry's home was the scene of a meeting of the study group of Christian Women's Fellowship of the First Christian Church Monday, when 23 members and a guest, Mrs. T. M. O'Heara of Hanibal, Mo., the sister of Mrs. XL S. Branson, attended. Mrs. Eric Whitley was co-hostess. Following business meeting, group count was reported. The Faith Group had 11 members, Hope Group 10, and Love Group two. Mrs. Cobb reported on the banquet at Jonesboro she attended. Mrs. Albert Taylor served as program leader, with the assistance of Mrs. Russell Hays, Mrs. Ben Harpole, Mrs. Rupert Crafton and Mrs. Eric Whitley. Mrs. Dale Briggs gave the worship service after which Mrs. Tery and Mrs. Whitley served refreshments, Tulips, peonies, iris, pan- ies and roses provided the floral decorations. representative for seven states Mr. Koontz accompanied her horn Tuesday night. Wayne Crouch, a student at Ar kansas State College has been elect ed treasurer of the Pyramid Club for the 1954-55 school year. Far rell Broadway of Newport, formerly of Blytheviile, was elected so cial chairman of the same club. Condition of B. G. West, Blythe- viile cotton man who is a patient in Chickasawba Hospital., was reported as critical this morning. H,e is not allowed to have visitors. Trinity Groups onduct Meetings Charming In Half Sizes Members of the Jewel Abernathy ind Evelyn Stafford Circles of Trinity Baptist Church met joint- at the church for a program Monday, when Mrs. Jess Province nd Mrs. Vester Miller became ew members. Mrs. R. w. Wooten conducted he meeting which was opened by rayer by Mrs. R. C. Benefield. Mrs. Howard Besharse led group sing- ng. A devotional was given by Mrs-. Herman Adair and Mrs. Miller dismissed the meeting -with prayer. The Marion Cook Circle met with liss Bemice Overaman that even- ng and Mrs. R. W. Dickson gave he devotional Mrs. Idell Lowe onducted the business offered the enediction. Mrs. Gaylord Lewis was hostess to the Mildred Matthews Circle with two new members ,Mrs. Bob Colernan and Mrs. L. D. Marr, when Mrs. Bobby Webb entertained. Mrs. tournament in Little Rock are Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Gee, who were to meet their son, E. B., Jr., a student at the University of Arkansas. Mr. and Mrs. Vance Dixon and Mr. and Mrs. Clair Miller were in Jonesboro yesterday to attend funeral services for Stant Wyatt. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel F. Norris are among those who plan to. attend the opera in Memphis. Mrs. C. A. Cunningham and Mrs. E. J. Cure have gone to Little Rock for a few days to visit relatives. Mrs. T. E. Geeslin, Jr., will arrive here Saturday to spend a week with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Black. The Geeslins make their home in Drew, Miss. Planning to attend the opera in Memphis are Mrs. C. W. Afflick, Mrs.- Charles Afflick, Mrs. Elton Kirby, Mrs. W. L. Homeland Mrs. F. E. Black. Among those in Jonesboro yesterday to attend the funeral services for Stant Wyatt were F. E. Scott. Mr. and Mrs. Vance Henderson and Mr. and Mrs. Wynn Campbell. J. E. Stevenson, Jr., Dr. Joe Beasley, John F. Lenti, C. C. Councille, Bill Afflick, W. J. Pollard, Hugh Whitsitt and Byron Morse are among the golf players in Little Rock for the tournament. Judge and Mrs. Roy W. Harper of St. Louis. Mo., and their children, Kate and Arthur, will arrive here tomorrow to visit her sister, Mrs. F. E. Black, and family until Tuesday. OSCEOLA NEWS By Betty e Nelle Starr Hold Dinner Dane« when members and their guests held their monthly buffet dinner dance Thursday at the 50 Club. The hors'd oeuvres table was banked with red roses and wood- wardia fern. Following the evening meal, dancing to the music of Willie Bloom provided the evening's entertainment. Pitch Club Meets The Widows Pitch Club met with Mrs. Ed Shippen Monday night. Upon arrival of the guests, a fruit plate and coffee was served. Mrs. J. W. Whitworth and Miss Ruth Massey were guests. Mrs. H. J. Levenstein won high score and Mrs. J. W. Cartwright won second. Progressive Club Meet* The Osceloa Progressive Club held its last meeting Tuesday until the club resumes it's activities after the summer months. A luncheon was held. Church Women Meet Circle One of the Presbyterian Church met Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. D. Ohlendorf. Fifteen members were present. Mrs. Joe Cromer led the devotion- 1. Mrs. Arthur Rogers Spoke on "What to Talk About." Reports were given by members of the presbytery held in Earle last week: During the social hours, an ice, course was served. Circle Two met with Mrs. Boyd White with 13 members present. | Mrs. Tex Wood gave the devotional and Mrs. Percy Allen gave the •What to Taltc About." A dessert course was served dur- .ng the social hour. was an Osceola visitor Monday. Mrs. Louis George and daughter, Shirley, were Memphis visitors Monday. Gene Cox, student at Columbia Military Academy, accompanied by Jim Burt of Tulsa, Okla., spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cox. Mrs. Natalia King and daughter, Miss Janet King, of Memphis were week end visitors in Osceola. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Whitworth will leave Thursday for Spring City, Tenn., to spent 10 days with their son, Newman Whitworth, arid Mrs. Whitworth. They wilhbe joined by their daughter, Miss Betty Ann Whitworth, of Memphis. Mrs. R. C. Bryan will spent thi week end in Birmingham, Ala. Mrs. E. L. Taliaferro was a Mem phis visitor Monday. By Mrs. Voris Workman Holland students participated in man, secretary of promotion. a track and literary meet at Cape Girardeau, Saturday. They included Norma Jo Jackson, Tabby Bell, Taltha Smith, Shirley Heathcock. Jackie Goggans Violet Jones, Cletis Childers, Daniel Vasquew, Dalma Reid, Hugh James, William Wai- drop, Joe Channell, Bruce Martin, Delva Watkins, Barbara Cook Patricia Shipley, Norma Kilburn and Charles Tankersley. Announcement is made of the DYESS NEWS Mrs. J. E. JACOBS church with Mrs. Billy Chiles and Mrs. Dewey Neely as hostesses. Ten members were present. Mrs. C. W. Pugh had charge of he program. A dessert course was served during the evening. Personals Harold Ohendorf is ill at his home. Mrs. C. E. Sullenger is a patient n the Osceola Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Sam Coats of Harrisburg at her home. Friday The Blytheviile Council of Church Women celebrates May Fellowship at Lake Street Methodist Church at 2:30 p. m., with a program and tea. Dorcas Class of the First Baptist Church has 2:30 p. m. business Bill Bowen gave the devotional and i ^ . , ,- *«_,,_ Mrs. Cletus Hudson dismissed'the *nf social meeting at the church with Mrs. Raymond Maxxvell and meeting. Coming Events Thursday . Mrs. Joe Warren is hostess to, the Jayceettes Club at 7:30 p.m. q uet at the Razorback at 6:30 p.m. Mrs. C. L. McWaters, Sr., as hostesses. Maple Grove Cemetery Association has 2:30 p. m. meeting with Mrs. Frank Webb at 1706; Kearn. , Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi has mother's day ban- At the Hospitals Blytheviile Hospital Dismissed: Charles Fowler, Steele Walls Hospital )ismissed: Jackie Taylor, Holland Bobby Green, City Mrs. Lena Shea, Steele Esther Gillespie, City Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Katherine Davis, City Mrs. Carmel Lunsford and baby, City Mrs. E. L. Hale, City Linda Cotton, City David Cotton. City Mrs. Mary Wigginton, City Mrs. Barney Payne, City Mrs. Violet Shinault, City Mrs. Jesse M. White. City Mrs. Berry Allen, City Herbert Mullins, City Walter McGee, City Mrs. Bert Trumble, City Mrs. J. D. Honeycutt and baby, City Baccalaureate services will be held at Dyess High School Sunday at 8 p. m. The Rev. G. W. Smith of the' First Baptist Churchof of Jonesboro, be guest speaker for the evening. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Tyler wil spend mothers day at Harlman and will attend the cemetary cleaning on Saturday there. Mr. and Mrs. Mickey McArthur and children of Hughes, Ark., spent the week end here with relatives. Members of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ were sponsors Saturday night at the church for the newlyweds, Mr. and Mrs. Lucian Richmond. Airmen 3jc Jimmie Humphries of Biloxi, Miss_., was in Dyess over the week end visiting his uncle, Norman James and family. Miss Mozelle Williams spent the week end in Memphis as the guest of her cousin, Mrs. J. W. Wilbanks and family. Mr. and Mrs. S. O. Davis and son and Dolly Davis spent Sunday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Odis Rice. Dennis Anderson spent the week end in Memphis. Airman 3|c BobDy Murphy of Biloxi, Miss spent the week end here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Murphy. Calvin Smith of Cooter, Mo., made a brief visit Saturday in the home of the Rev. W. W. Peterson on his way to Memphis. John Earl Chambers and Virgil Childress of Crumrod, Ark., spent the week end here with Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Ward, Several members of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ attended the fellowship meeting at Osceola Sunday, including the postor the Rev. Walter TidwelL Miss Nina Jean Peterson and Miss Margaret Jackson of Hot Springs spent the week end in Dyess and Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McMillian of Memphis, Tenn.. spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Wood. Mr. and Mrs, Chester Pearce and children of Osceola spent Sunday here visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Pearce. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Allen and marriage of Alberta Ball, daughter of Mrs. Grace Culp, to R. L. Tyler, son of Frank Tyler, all of Hermondale. The wedding ceremony was performed at Caruthersville, Saturday in the presence of Mrs. Annie Culp, grandmother of the bride, and the grooms father, Frank Tyler. T. R. Wilkins attended a Masonic meeting in Poplar Bluff Sunday. Jackie Taylor Was an overnight patient at Walls Hospital this week end. The Women's Society for Christian Service met Wednesday afternoon at the Methodist church for a business meeting. Mrs. L. N. Kinder presided. Officers for the coming year were elected. They are Mrs. Homer A. Smith, president; Mrs. Charles Cohoon, vice-president; Mrs. Gideon Crews, treasurer; Mrs. L. N. Kinder, recording secretary; Mrs. Lester Wilferd, secretary of Christian social relations and local church; Mrs. Harold Little, secretary of children's work; Mrs. J. B. Holly, secretary of spiritual life; Mrs. Homer Smith, secretary of literature and publications; Mrs. Dewey Kenley, secretary of supply work; Mrs. Elsie Fisk, secretary of status of women, and Mrs. Voris Work- daughter, Faye Dean, of Texarkana spent the week end here visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Allen. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Tippy are the parents of a son, born Saturday night Apr. 24 at the Lepanto Clinic. They have chosen the name, Joe Charles for him. Mrs. Tippy was before her marriage Miss Jo Ann Sornson. . Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Allen of Fort Bragg, N. C., announce the birth of a son, whom they have named Kimbrell. The baby was born Apr. 22 at Fort Bragg, where Mr. Allen is stationed. Mrs. Allen is the former Miss Nell Kimbrell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rose Kimbrell of Dyess. Lindberg Fraley of Memph: spent the week end here with hi parents, Mr. and Mrs. Filmor FYaley, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Clifton an son, Ge&ld, left Wednesday fo Pontiac, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Holland an Mi', and Mrs. Fred Dallas spen Sunday in Little Rock as guests o Mr. and Mrs. Claud Dallas and Mr and Mrs. Holland attended a chin chilla meeting in the afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. John Ray an cihldren and Mr. and Mrs. H. F Eskridge and son, Tom of Littl Rock spent Sunday with Mr. an vlrs. Merlin Ray. Air. and Mrs. R. R. Holland Mrs. Van Sheldon and daughters Pam and Rachel, were in Blythe ille Saturday afternoon. Sue Burnett A beautifully tailored classic, designed for the shorter figure with ewy-on button front detail. Pattern No. 8111 is In sizes 12y 2 , 14%, 1«%, 18%, 20'/2, 22%, 24%, 36%. Size 14J/ 2 , w short sleeve 4 yard* of 39-inch. For this pattern, send 30c In COINS, your name, address, size dwired, and the. PATTERN NUMBER to But Burnett, Courier News, IH W, Quincy Street, Chicago 6, ni. •print '** Basic FASHION contains ft wealth of smart, easy to MW ttyl«t for all sices. Colorful, IntormaUvt and interesting. 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Daniel son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Wilferd, is stationed at Sioux City, la. His wife, the former Jerry Morton, is at present with her parents, Mr. _ and Mrs. Fred Morton of Steele. James Keith Pritchard is recovering from a case of measles. Col. P. W. Scott, 0. S. Army advisor to Illinois National Guard with offices in Urban, 111., visited Mr. and Mrs. Voris Workman Friday night and other relatives in Caruthersville Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. L. N. Kinder visited relatives in Gordonville last weekend, bringing home with thera their two nieces, Judy and Jane Volkerding, who plan to remain with them for several weeks. Miss Kathleen Swift spent the weekend in Memphis. Mrs. Noble Capehart it remaining in the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat hospital at Memphis for several days receiving treatment "for a blood clot on the retina ol one eye. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Rogers and daughter, Shirley, were weekend visitors at Lexington, Tenn., in the home of Mr. and Mrs. D. Smith, parents of Mrs. Rogers. 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