The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 8, 1954 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 8, 1954
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fAQt TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Society News s Srw.iAtv FMitnr » Pat Mullins, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Shimer Is Given In Osceola for Recent Bride OSCEOLA — A bride was complimented in Osceola Thursday night at a shower in the home of Mrs. Paul Luster.-Entertaining for Mrs. Jimmie Griffin, the former Miss Eloise .Richardson were Mrs. Joe Elkins and Mrs. Robert Reid. Marking the honoree's'chair were three white satin pouffs. In the dining room where party food and punch were served a lace cloth overlaid the table. Silver candlelabra flanked the central design of red .and white roses,'which were seen throughout .the Luster home, along with arrangements of yellow roses. Silver wedding bells were suspended on silver ribbons from the •fable cloth. A miniature figurine of a bride ^and groom was surrounded by red and white roses on the gift table. For the occasion, Mrs. Griffin wore a black cotton two piece dress, featuring pastel prints. The hostesses presented her with a corsage of white carnations. Party games were won by Mrs. J. E. Harrison of Osceola. Refreshments were served after the honoree opened her miscellaneous shower gifts. Bits of News j TOP STUDENTS — Mildred Cook (right), daughter of Mr. and Mrs. V. L. Cook of Osceola, Rt. 3, has been chosen valedictorian of Missco High School at West Ridge and Vivalee McDonald, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. O. McDonald of Etbwah has been named salutatorian. They will be honored at graduation May 19. •May Fellowship Program-Tea Is Conducted by Cburcbwomen Fellowship program and tea for of the United Church- members women of Blytheville, when 45 attended. New officers were installed during the afternoon. Theme of the program was "Our Roy Walton, historian; Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt, publicity chairman; Mrs Marcus Gaines, churchwoman chair man; Mrs. Newton Whitis, Christian social relations chairman: Mrs. Geo rge Dillahunty, well-child clini chairman; Mrs. Roy I. Bagley, Chr- Daily Bread." Mrs. A. A. Fredrick- istian world missions; Mrs. LeRoj Mrs. C. C. Smith of Shelbyville, Term., and Mrs. W. T. Rainwater were the guests Thursday of Mrs. W. L. Horner, when she entertained members of the Mid-Week Club with a luncheon followed by bridge games. A bouquet of roses centered the luncheon table. In the bridge games, the hostess won high score, with second going to Mrs. B. A. Lynch. They're So Pretty son, Mrs. J. M. Be,sharse, Jr., Mrs. Vernon Tomlinson and Mrs. Carl Burton presented the program. Scene of the meeting was Lake Street Methodist Church, with members of the East Side Garden Club providing decorations for the tea. Mrs. C. M. Gray outlined the purposes of the United Churchwomen of America. Mrs. George Dillahunty, chairman of the Well-Child Clinic, gave her annual report of work being done for underprivileged children. Offering for work of the Well-Child Conference, amounting to $32.34, was received by the chairman. Mrs. Harley T. Kidd installed the new officers and chairman for a two-year term. They are Mrs. Freeman Robinson, president; Mrs. Besharse, second- vice president; Mrs. Huddleston. Christian world relations Mrs. H. T. Kidd, finance chairman; and Mrs. Gray, councilor. Following the presentation of the gaval by Mrs. Gray, out-going president, to Mrs. Robinson, who made a speech of acceptance, the meeting was closed with prayer. A tea was held in the recreation room. Presiding at the table, were Mrs. C. M. Baxter and Mrs. Billy King. Music during the afternoon was provided by Mrs. Jimmie Sanders. A bouquet of deutzia, roses, and columbine was flanked by crystal on the tea table. The offering was taken by Mrs Bill Gregory and Mrs. H. M. Sanford. Sue Burnett Full skirted frocks in big and little sizes. Pattern No. 8961, is in sizes 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 years. Size 4 2^ yards of 39-inch. Pattern No. 8951 is in sizes 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 18. .Size 12, 4% yards of 39-inch. Two patterns. For these patterns, send 30c for EACH, in COINS, your name, address, sizes desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue' Burnett, Courier News, 372 W. Quincy Street, Chicago 6, Illinois. 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. Coming Events Sunday Mississippi County Singing Convention meets at 2 p. m. at Dell Baptist Church, with Paul Hooher and his Quartette of Jonesboro attending. Monday Christian Women's Fellowship of the First Christian Church meets as follows: Hope Group has 2 p.m. meeting with Mrs. Russell Hays. Faith Group meets with Mrs. Albert Taylor at 2 p.m. Circles of Women of the Church of the First Presbyterian Church meets as follows: Circles One with Mrs. Elbert Huffman at 412 North Ninth, with Mrs. Neal Gesell as cohostess at 2:30 p.m.; Circle Two with Mrs. Hugh Hudson at 329 East Kentucky with Mrs. W. A. Dobyns as co-hostess at 2:30 p.m.; Circle Three with Mrs. H. H. Houchins at 1000 West Main with Mrs F. D. Underwood, at 2 p.m.; Circle Four with Mrs. J. A. Saliba at 124 East Kentucky at 2:30 p.m.; Circle Five with Mrs. Gurtiss Anderson at 812 Illinois, at 8 p.m. with Mrs. George Dillahunty as co-hostess; and Circle Six with Mrs. Walter Shouse at 202 Dougan at 8 p.m. Woman's Society of Christian Service of Lake Street Methodist Church has meeting. Rebekah Lodge has 8 p.m. meeting at IOOF Hall. Trinity Baptist Circles meet as follows: Evelyn Stafford Circle meets with Mrs. Richard Roberts at- 1229 South Ninth at 2 p.m. Jewel Abernathy Circle meets a 2 p.m. with Mrs. Herman Adair and the Mildred Matthews Circle meets at 7:30 p.m. with Mrs. Dean Borum at 431 East Davis. First Session of the Country Club Duplicate Bridge League Tournament is to be played. Mrs. K. P. Barker and Mrs. Gus Ebertd are hostesses to the Past Matrons and Patrons Club at the Barker home on Kentucky at 7 p. m. for a potluck supper. Tuesday Lass session of Country Club Duplicate Bridge League Tournament YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE SUN.&MON.-MAY9&10 In Cinemascope Combined With Trut Stereophonic Sound !! is to be plaj'ed following buffet supper at the club. Mrs, Russell Haynes Farr is hostess to the Tri-Town. Club. Tuesday Canasta Club meets with Mrs. W. A. Hollingsworth. Mrs. Max Ursey is hostess to members of La Petite Club. Marion Cook Circle of Trinity Baptist Church has meeting at 7:30 p.m. with Mrs. C. S. Birmingham. Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi has business meeting at 1520 Holly at 7:30 p.m. with Mrs. W, H, O'Keefe. Miss Melba Pryor is hostess to the N. N. Bridge Club. Mrs. Phillips Applebaum entertains the Octave Club. The IOOP mets at 7:30 p.m. at their club hall. OES has meeting at the Masonic Temple. Charlevoix Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will meet for 1 p.m. luncheon at Hotel Noble. Hostesses will be Mrs. E. B. Woodson and Mrs. Samuel F. Norris. Wednesday Wednesday Club meets wtih Mrs. H. C. Sims. Mrs. J. C. Ellis is hostess to the Mrs. Earl McGregor left today for St. Louis where she will spend the week end with her daughter, Mrs. Gerald Hancock. Mr. Hancock and their son. Gerald Lynn. Mrs. McGregor will be accompanied home by her grandson for several weeks visit. Mrs. Tom Mabry of Oroville, Calif., formerly of here, is now in Marshall, Ark., to be with her mothers who is a patient at Williams Hospital there, where' her condition is reported as critical. Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Edwards and family have as their guests, her mother. Mrs. fYed Hufsmith, and son, Fred Hufsmith. Jr., and Arvid Slette, all of Denver, Colo. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lane announce the birth of a daughter, Wednesday at the Chickasawba Hospital. Florence Terry is the name chosen for the baby, who has one sister, Jo Ann. Mrs. Dick Watson and daughter, Celia, recently visited the Little White House at Warm Springs, Ga. Twenty one persons have completed the ROTC orientation course for women at Arkansas State College and will be special "guests at the annual ROTC formal inspection and Honors Day on May 13. Included are Miss Vivian Brothers and Miss Beverly Jones of Blytheville, Miss Betty Kennedy of Manila and Miss Betty Miles of Dell. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Huddleston and family will be in Brinkley, Ark., to visit his mother, Mrs. Allen Huddleston, Sr., and his brother, Allen Huddleston and Mrs. Huddleston, this week end. Eddie Joe Whittle has been elected sergeant at arms of Sigma Pi fraternity at University of Arkansas. Rowland Mitchell is a new pledge of the fraternity. Leonard Oldham and Jimmie Williams were in Memphis yesterday on business. Sisterhood Has Meeting Here Mrs. Lloyd Stickmon was hostess at her home yesterday to members of Chapter "N" of PEO Sisterhood, for their semi-monthly meeting. The regular order of business was conducted by Mrs. Chester Caldwell, president. Later in the afternoon, Mrs. Caldwell gave a report of the state convention which was held here last month. Mrs. Stickmon served a desser,t course from the dining room table, which held a silver bowl of roses. A profusion of the same flowers was used in the entertaining. Duplicate League Conducts Meeting A five-table Howell movement Tea Given Here For Faculty Mr. and Mr$. Gordon Harris- Mr. and Mrs. John Tyrone, and Mr. Mrs. H. C. Blankenship entertained Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. for members of the faculty of Junior High and Senior High School. About 50 members attended. Children of the hosts formed the receiving line. An organdie cloth overlaid the tea table, and spring flowers formed a centerpiece which was flanked by crystal candelabra holding burning tapers. Rose Childress, Phillip Nation, and Ralph Nichols provided piano music throughout the party. Mrs. Hughes Is Hostess to Club Mrs. R. D. Hughes entertained at a luncheon Thursday for members of the Thursday Club, when Mrs. Elton Kirby and Mrs. F. E. Black were hostesses. Mixed summer flowers adorned the dining room table, at which the guests were seated. In the card games, played after lunch, Mrs. C. W. Afflick won high score, with second going to Mrs. Black. DYESS HONOR STUDENTS — Jean McArthur, (left), daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. McArthur, has been named valedictorian of the graduating class of Dyess High School. Salutatorian is Ottis Rider, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Rider. These students were incorrectly identified in yesterday's Courier News when the caption intended for pictures of Missco High School honor students appeared under their pictures. Supper Club Is Entertained Here was played by members Duplicate Bridge League of the Thursday evening at Hotel Noble. Winners of the masterpoint game were Mrs. Eugenia Jenkins and Mrs. Alta Cammeron, high score vith 661/2 points; Mrs. Frank Grigs- and Mrs. Joe Ferguson, second high with 62; Mrs. W. D. Chamblin and Mrs. Russell Phillips, third 61 points, and Mrs. O. W. VTcCutchen and Mrs. F. E. Black ourth with 54 1 / 2 points. Town and Country Club at her lome. The Delphian Society meets at 0 a.m. at Hotel Noble. Chapter "D" of PEO Sisterhood neets with Mrs. Jack Hale at Ar- lorel for 1 p.m. luncheon. Thursday TLE Club meets with Mrs. W. E. Cherry. Kibitzer Club has meeting with Irs. Dick J. White, with members' usbands as guests. Mrs. R. F. Kirshner is hostess to the Thursday Club. Mrs. H. H. Houchins is hostess to the Mid-Week Club. Duplicate Bridge League meets at the Country Club. Friday Organizational meeting of Exemplar members of the Beta Sigma Phi is to be held at 730 p.m. a the Rustic Inn. Vendredi Club has 7:30 p.m meeting with Mrs. Sanford Tomlin son. Club Meeting Conducted Here The Joe Warren home was the scene of a meeting of the Jayceette Club here Thursday night. In a business session, conducted by the president, Mrs. J. L. Westbrook, Jr., the group voted to continue the lite-a-lawn project. Mrs. Ted Bourzikas assisted Mrs. Warren in serving refreshments following the meeting. Bouquets of spring flowers were used in the home of the hostess. At the close of the meeting, Mrs. H. C. Thompson, Jr., invited them A resort time theme was carried out in the decorations of the American Legion Hut when Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Edwards and Mr. and Mrs. Utho Barnes entertained for members of the Dell Supper Club and guests- The ball room carried out a motif of Hiwaii, with a Hula doll centering the mantel, amid miniature palm trees. Each table's centerpiece depict- TIE Club Has Bridge Party Mrs. Dick Watson was hostess at her home to members of the TLE Club on Thursday evening. Mrs. Joe Hughes was a guest of the club. Mrs. Gilbert Smythe won high score, with second going to Mrs. Hughes, and bridgo to Mrs. Herman Turner. to hold their next session in her Sandwiches and coffee v were home. At the Hospitals served following the games. Dismissed: Mrs. Alvin Thorn, City Betty Lane, Kennett Chickaswaba Hospital Dismissed: Mable Reed, City Mrs. Eloise Goodman, City Leo Bacon, Jonesboro Lloyd Flanagan, City Mrs. Verna Wood, City Mrs. Vera Davis, City Mrs. Ruby Walton, City Mrs. Billy Barger, City Herbert Hodge, City Linnie Franklin, City Mrs. Booker Rushing, City Dorcas Class Meeting Held OPENS 6:45 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS AT DUSK 2 SHOWS EVERY NITE! RAIN or SHINE! SATURDAY ONLY "Desperate Search" With Howard Keel & Betsy Gray *U ED8AR BUCHANAN • VICTOR JORY A UNIVERSAL IN TERIWDONAl PICTURE Cartoon "FARMYARD SYMPHONY' SUNDAY and MONDAY FIRST BLYTHEVILLE SHOWING CLEO MOORE * HUGO HAAS JOHN AGAR A COLUMBIA FlCTUM ftorr and SC.M*!., b, SAMUEL W. TAYLOR • ft** « Dine* k, WGO HMS PLUS TWO COLOR CARTOONS 'Sock A DoodU Doo' & "Woodpecker Polka Members of the Dorcas Class of the First Baptist Church were entertained yesterday at the church with Mrs. Raymond "Maxwell, and Mrs. Charles McWaters, Sr., as hostesses. Following prayers by Mrs. Mo waters and Mrs. Maxwell, Mrs. W. M. Lewis conducted the business session. She also presented the devotional^ Mrs. Maxwell presented the class with a painting for their room. Refreshments were served. ed a resort city, and folders and pamphlets were used at the entrance and at intervals throughout the hut. Blue Dutch iris was entwined with small pink blossoms and flanked by pastel candles to center the buffet table. Guests attending the affair were Mr. and Mrs. Clem Whistle, Mr. and Mrs. Johnson Blackwell, Mr. and Mrs. Conny Modinger, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Blaylock, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Halsell, Mr. and' Mrs. George Ford, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Tom A. Little, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Eltchieson, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon B. Warr, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Shinn and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Owens. Potential Power Unused CHICAGO (£>;—The nation's potential hydroelectric power has been only one-fifth developed according to • Jerome K Kuykendall, chairman of the Federal Power Commis- Guests Attend Dessert Bridge Mrs. Blan Heath, Mrs. Russell Haynes Farr, Mrs. James Terry and Mrs. John Arends were the guests of Mrs. Newton Whitis Thursday afternoon when she entertained the La Nueve Club. Roses, Dutch iris and daisies adorned points of vantage in th« hostess' home. Dessert was served preceding the games. Winners of the bridge games were Mrs. Farr, high score, Mrs. Leonard Oldham, second place, and Mrs. Colernan Stevens, bridgo. Bridge Club Attends Party Mrs. Henry Humphreys entertained members of the Thursday Contract Club this week with a luncheon at her home followed by card games. - Guests included Mrs. Jesse Taylor, Mrs. Charles Crigger, Mrs. Paul Jobe and Mrs. C. C. Councille. Mrs. H. W. Wylie won high score with second going to Mrs. F. B. Joyner. 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