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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 15, 1954
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BLYTHEVTLLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, MAY 1§, 1954 Society News ! Snpfotv Erh'fnr i \ Pat Mullins, Society Editor Phone-8-4461 Miss Annette Whistle Miss Annette Whistle Is Engaged To JDr. David Sloas of Portageville . Mrs. Clement Hamilton Whistle announced today the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Miss Annette Whistle to Dr. David Allen Sloas of Portage- vilie, Mo. Dr. Sloas i* the son of Mrs. Robert Edward Sloas and the late Mr. Sloas. Daughter of the late Clement Hamilton Whistle, the bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mr», John Wellington Whistle of .Murray, Ky., and Mrs. Robert Alfred Wall and the late Mi. Wall of Blytheville. Dr. Sloas is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Elliott Sloas and the late Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Eice- jnann, all of Marston, Mo. Miss Whistle was graduated from Fassifern School for Girls in Hen- dersoRville, N. C., and will be graduated next month from Southern Methodist University of Dallas, Tex., with a bachelor of science degree in journalism. She is a member of the Delta Gamma social sorority, and has served as women's intramural edi-j •tor of the SMU Campus, pictorial) editor of the Rotunda, the year book, and was chosen last year as duchess representing SMU to the Stephen F. Austin - coronation ball. Miss Whistle is a member of the Student Council and the SMU" Student's Publishing Board, is president of the Kappa Tau Alpha; has served as vice president and treasurer of Theta Sigma Phi, women's Journalism honorary sorority, treasurer of the college organization for general service, of the Kirkos, of the Arkansas Club and of Pi Delta Phi, and publicity chairman of the Gamma Alpha Chi. Dr. Sloas attended the University of Missouri, Columbia, and later spent one and one half years in the Army. He was awarded his doctorate of veterinarian medicine at Kansas State College in Manhattan, Kans., in June of 1962. He served as rush captain of Tau Kappa Epsilbn social fraternity, and was a member of the Veterinarian Club. The wedding will be solemnized at Dell Methodist Church on June 30 at four o'clock in the afternoon. Mississippian Is Guest of Club Mrs. T. E. Geeslin of Drew. Miss hou»eguest of her parent*, Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Black, was a guest yesterday when Mrs. Everett Peterson entertained al her home for mem ben of La Finesse Club. A dessert course was served froir small tables centered with buc vases filled with pastel colored sweetpeas, and bowls of roses were arranged about the entertaining rooms of the Peterson home. In the bridge games played dur ing the afteroon, high «core prize was won by Mrs. Marvin Nunn, Jr. second high by Mrs. Jack Webb and bridgo by Mrs. W. M. Jontz. Organizational Meet Held by BSP Chapter An organizational meeting was held last night at Rustic Inn by members of the Exemplar Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, when Mrs, Randall Hawks was named as president of the group. Other officers elected at the meeting include Mrs. Jim Smothermon, vice president; Miss Florence Moore, treasurer, Mrs. Harold Wood, recording secretary, Mrs. Joe Freeman, corresponding secretary, Mrs. Andrew Moses, extension secretary, Mrs. T. A. Folger and Mrs. J. W. McHaney, city council representatives, with Miss Vera Goodrich named alternate representative. A dessert course was served at the conclusion of the business session. Friday Contract Club Entertained Mrs. Lloyd Whittaker was hostess at her home yesterday afternoon to members of the Friday Contract Club and one guest, Mrs. J. H. Tole of Memphis, houseguest of Mr. and Mrs. George D. Pollock, Jr. Colorful arrangements of iris, roses, daisies and double mock orange were used about the entertaining rooms of the home, where bridge was played throughout the afternoon. High score prize was won by Mrs. G. O. Poetz, second high by Mrs. Tole and bridgo by Mrs. C. W. Garrigan. Refreshments were served by the hostess. Officers Installed by Blytheville Band Mothers Mrs. Charles Brogdon was installed as new president of the Blytheville Band Mothers at the annual dinner meeting held Thursday night in the Magnolia Room of Hotel Noble. Also taking office at the Thursday night meeting were Mrs. William Wyatt, vice president; Mrs. Paul Jobe, secretary; Mrs. W. H. Caldwell, treasurer; and Mrs. Gene Bradley, historian .Officers were installed by Mrs. C. A. Hindman, past president of the club. Mothers of senior band mem- bers, who were attending- their last meeting as members of the organization, also were recognized. Mrs. Joe Ferguson, outgoing president, introduced Robert Lipscomb, Blytheville band director, who gave a report on the state band festival held April 22, 23 and 24 at Hot Springs, which the local band attended. Mr. Lipscomb thanked the Band Mothers' Club for the new marimba purchased by the club for the band. Announcement also was made by. Mr. Lipscomb that the band members themselves haa purchased a new oboe for the band with funds raised by magazine sales during the past few months. The 26 members and guests were seated at one long table which held as a centerpiece a low arrangement of snapdragons and rosebuds. Mrs. Ferguson was in charge of arrangements for the dinner. Special guests included Mr. and Mrs. Lipscomb. By MRS. EARL M. HEWLETT Mrs. Allie Spann nas returned home from a visit with her children; Mr. and Mrs. Bliss Yancey, and children in' Marianna, Ark. Miss Stella Valmer, from Memphis and Mrs. Donna Wunderlich and son, Bill, Jr., from Blytheville were the weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Cook. Bill, Jr., is a student at Vanderbilt University at Nashville, Tenn. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Elkins of Blytheville spent Sunday with her parent, Mr. and Mrs. Murry Richardson. Bobby Martain, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Martain, was home for the week end. He is a student of Arkansas State College. Mrs. Bertha Dimwitty of Chattanooga, Tenn., is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Willie Denton this week. Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Allensworth spent Wednesday eve-iing with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Lowe, in Osceola. Mrs. B. L. Gaulden of Rector and her children, Mickey Lane and David Neal, spent last week with ;£er parents, Mr. and Mrs. Murry Richardson. Mr. and Mrs. James Kissell from Indianoplis, Indiana are visiting Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Kissell. They also visited her father Leon George, in Memphis. Mrs. Ewell Walter and children, Horace Wayne and Sherry Darleen, went to Memphis by train last ~cck end and visited friends while there. The WMU met in the Luxora Baptist Church last Monday -afternoon. There were six members present. Mrs. James Riherd gave the devotional concerning Christian Home Week. Mr. and Mr«. Earl M. Hewlett and M>n, John David, were Sunday guests In Blytheville in the , borne of Mrs. John Richardson. T. D. Wilkins, who has been ill in Bmpttot Hd*pital in Memphis, to now aM* to return to hit school Trinity Baptist Class Meets Mrs. Max Koonce was hostess last night at her home to members of the Mary Martha Sunday School Class of Trinity Baptist Church. The 10 members present heard the opening prayer offered by Mrs. L. W. Cherry, and the devotional given by Mrs. Koonce. Mrs. E. C. Parks was in charge of the business session and the. closing prayer was given by Mrs. E. G. Lo.vell. Refreshments were served during the social hour. Odd Fellows jTo Meet Tuesday Odd Fellows Blytheville Lodge No. 18 will be host .Tuesday night to members of Steele. Hayti, Caruthersville and Southeast Missouri lodges at the local hall. Following the serving of a chicken supper at 8 o'clock, degree work will be done. Ifcv. ObarlM Jonnsoi. left last week for a trip to California where •be will spend thel summer with 1»er parent*, Mr. and Mrs. Timm*. and Mrs. William Denton, who have secured a position there for the summer. Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Murrf and daughter, Martha, and friend. Donna Baldwin, from Caruthersville, Mo., were the week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Olree and daughter, Glenda. Mrs. G. E. Allensworth spent last Monday* on business and upon returning she brought Miss Hazel Allensworth from Los Angeles, to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Allensworth, in Joiner. Mr. and Mrs. William Sere and children, Mike and Steve, Mrs. Beauton Burnette and children, Gypsy Lee, Louie and Jerry of Memphis visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Conine. Class Banquet Held The Juniors and Seniors were honored at - banquet in the Luxor school cafeteria May 7. The cafeteria wa* decorated in red and white paper streamers, which are the class colors and on the outside they had a red and white canopy over the door with a siern Stork Club in front of it. After the meal they were «nter- *Mh i •ftricot floor-ihow. Coming Events Monday Jewel Abernathy and Evelyn Stanford circles of Trinity Baptist Church meeting at church for Royal Service Program, 2 p. m. Mildred Matthews Circle of Trinity Baptist Church meeting with Mrs. Mildred Ernest,. 7:30 p. m. Members of the Woman's Society of Christian Service of First Methodist Church will meet in the homes as follows: Circle One, Mrs. J. G. Sudbury; Circle Two, Mrs. W. J. Pollard; Circle Three, Mrs. Marcus Evrard; Circle Four. 1 p.m. luncheon at home of Mrs. H. C. Bush, with Mrs. Ruth Eleanor Afflick, cohostessv Circle Five, Mrs. E. F. Still; Circle Six. Mrs. W. A. Stick- mon; Circle Seven, Mrs. Bill Hutson, 8 p.m. Circle meetings of members of the Woman's Missionary Society of First Baptist Church will be held as follows: Circle One, Mrs. F. E. Atkinson; Circle Two, Mrs. C. W. Afflick; Circle Three, Mrs. Bill Bannister; Circle Four, Mrs. Phillip Deer; Circle Five. Mrs. E. F. Blomeyer; Circle Six, Mrs. W. L. Ferguson; Circle Seven, Mrs. Don Haley. Dr. Edna Nies will be hostess to members of the Business Women's Circle of First Baptist Church, 7:30 p.m. Katie Hatton YWA of First Baptist Church meeting with Miss Millie Ann Mallory, 7:15 p.m. Women of First Presbyterian Church meeting at the church, 2:30 p.m., to celebrate then- 42nd birthday. Mrs. W. J. Fitzhugh entertaining members of the Woman's Auxiliary of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church at her home, 7 p.m. Tuesday Marion Cook Circle of Trinity Baptist Church meeting with Mrs. Max Koonce, 7:30 p. m. Special meeting of Odd Fellows Lodge No. 18 at hall, 8 p. m. Miss Barbara Smith is hostess to the N. N. Club. La Petite Club meets with Mrs. P. E. Utley Mrs. Eddie Burks entertains for members of the Tuesday Canasta OMx Mrs. Bush Heads Woman's Club Mrs. H. C. Bush will serve as president of the Blytheville Woman's Club during the coming year, having been named to that office at a meeting held yesterday at the club house- Serving with Mrs. Bush will be- Mrs. Charles Czeschin, first vice president; Mrs. C. G. Redman, second vice president; Mrs. Philip Deer, recording secretary; Mrs. J. T. Westbrook, corresponding secietary; and Mrs. J. W. Adams, Sr., treasurer. Three new members, Mrs. J. P. Garrott, Mrs. Phillip Applebaum and Mrs. B. F. Gay, were introduced, as were the girls the club is sponsoring for Girls' State in Little Block next month. These include Miss Delores Adams, Miss Martha Bean, Miss Polly Deer, Miss Patty Scott, Miss Ann Seay, Miss Linda Rayder and Miss Gail Whitsitt. Mrs. Joe Pridw, Jr., gave a review of Huinrich Harrer's book "Seven Years in Tibet," for the afternoon's program. A covered dish luncheon was served at small tables centered with bud ases filled with colorful roses, and other arrangements of the same flowers were used about the club rooms. Mrs. Raleigh Sylvester was chairman of the hostess committee, whose members included Mrs. C. A. Tant, Mrs. J. D. Smith, Mrs. T. I. Seay, Mrs. F. E. Scott, Mrs. J. A. Saliba, Mrs. O. S. Rollison,, Miss Gladys French Mrs. Charles R. Newcomb, Mrs. F. B. Joyner, Mrs R. B. Hays ard Mrs. Winfred Wyatt. Seventh-Graders Hold Dance Here • Lucy Caudill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Caudill, and Sam Tune, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Tune, entertained with an informal dance last night at Blytheville Country Club when guests included fellow classmates of the seventh grade in the Blytheville Junior High School. Refreshments of sandwiches and iced drinks were served throughou the evening from a table centerec with an unusual arrangement of potted daisies and roses in a wrought iron holder. Judy Dillman of Memphis, Lucy's houseguest was an out-of-town guest for the evening, and parents of the young host and hostess served a$ chaperones. Mrs. Albert Klein, Jr., the former Miss Barbara Ann Griffin, was guest of honor Tuesday night when Mrs. Rex Griffin entertained with a bridal shower. A miniature bride and groom dol surrounded by rosebuds, centered the gift table. Game prizes were ~on by Miss Reba Maxwell and the honoree, and door prize went to Mrs. Harry Grimes, Jr. Mrs. Raymond Krills assisted the hostess in serving refreshments to her guests after, Mrs. Klein had opened her gifts, which included a corsage of white carnations from Mrs. Griffin. Box Off ice Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times LAST TIMES TODAY Double Feature WIH DOME-HlfBTO! A UNIVERSAL-INUKNA1IONAL PICTURE' -AND— FORD MARTELl • mm RORKE J h »1CM«0 UlWOSl W««« IT >«« suv l ncilKU, INC.. MOOUCTICK • » Lwrt net™ Serial "Jungle Raiders" No. 7 And Cartoon SUN. & MON. Double Feature A UMMSAL-WTfllMTKXML ncTUH —AND— 9^^ M-Q-M'S GREATEST OUTDOOR COLOR DRAMA! METRO NEWS Layette Shower Given by Club Members of the Stitch and Chatter Club entertained last night at the home of Mrs. Thomas Dorris with a layette shower complimenting Mrs. Grover Whittle. Included among the 17 guests present were several out-of-town visitors. Prizes were won by Mrs. Wesley Thomas and Mrs. Harvey Dorris. Refreshments were served during the social hour. Tea to Honor Teachers of the Blytheville District will be guests of honor at a tea to be held tomorrow afternoon at the Home Economics Cottage between the hours of 3 and 5 o'clock. Host and hostesses for the affair will be Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Nicholson, Miss Rosa Hardy and Miss Winnie Virgil Turner. LITTLE LIZ- What this country needs Is a car manufacturer who can add some horse sense along with the horse power. «Mt*a Bits of News 1 J Blytheville Garden Club members attended flower shows Thursday in Paragould and Jonesboro. Included in the group making the trip were Mrs. B. A. Bugg, Mrs. Leonard Smith .Mrs. Lee Stiles, Mrs. W. E. Buchanan and Mrs. Earl Damon. Dr. and Mrs. John Ed Clouse of Griffin, Ga.. announce the birth of their third child, a daughter, Thursday night at Griffin hospital. Mrs. Clouse is the former Miss Betty Lee Roe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Roe of Blytheville. Miss Margery Hale, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Hale of Burdette, has been elected corresponding secretary of the University of Arkansas chapter of Pi Beta Phi sorority, and has been initiated into the Universitys' chapter of Phi Sigma, national honor society in the biological sciences. Miss Hale, a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences, also is a member of the University Civic Club. Miss Laura Hemby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Hemby of Blytheville, and a freshman in the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture and Home Economics, has been installed as reporter of the University's home economics club, Colhecon. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Caldwell are the parents of a son born Thursday night at Chickasawba Hospital. The baby, who has not yet been named, is the -couple's third son. Mrs. V. G. Holland has returned from an extended visit in Memphis with, her brother. Oswalt Shaw and Mrs. Shaw, and in Carnp Campbell, Ky., where she was the guest of her granddaughter, Mrs. Jimmy Chaffin, and Lieut. Chaffin. Miss Gwendolyn Sue Rhoads was motored to Memphis yesterday where she will undergo further medical treatment for injuries sus-i tained two weeks ago in an auto mobile accident. Miss Rhoads wa; accompanied to Memphis by her mother, Mrs. W. E. Rhoads, and her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs B. F. Rhoads, all of whom returned last night to Blytheville. Mrs. Leslie Hooper has returnee from Memphis where she spen several days as guest of her daught er, Mrs. J. P. Newell and family Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Stovall re turned last night from Little Rock where they spent two days attend ing the Arkansas State Funeral Di rectors Convention. Mr. and .Mrs. W. L. Hoover have as their weekend guests their son Charles Hoover, who is attending business college in Memphis, anc ON OUR METALLIC CURVED SCREEN Listen to KLCN at 10:10 ».. and 4 p.m. for Ritz & Roxy Program Announcements The Ideal Graduation Gift: 'Books of Theatre Tickets' SATURDAY ONLY — And surnng RidiardEiENE-PaolaMyMDNO Refcvtd ttni United Artists Cartoon: 'Boos & Saddles" SUNDAY AND MONDAY MUSIC AND LYftrCf JOHNNY MERCER PAR. NEWS & CARTOON "Bringing Up Mother their two daughters, Mrs. A. A. McKay and children, and Mrs. James Michie and Mr. Michie, all of Memphis. Rice Lee Van Ausdal of Caruthersville, Mo. recently was elected vice president of the sophomore class at Arkansas State College, Jonesboro, to serve during the coming year. Miss Joan Cooper of Cooter, Mo., also a student at Arkansas State, was named as reporter for the junior class for 1954-55. Gene Mooney of Leachville, a student at Arkansas State College Jonesboro, w*s included among the ir.embers of the ASC rifle team who recevied letters yesterday at the annual Military Honors Day ceremony at that school. The Rev. <md Mrs. Guy Magee of Manila, will leave Monday for San Diego, Calif., where they plan to spend a month with their son, Yeoman 2/c Grady Magee,, Mrs. Magee, and their son, David. Mrs. R. A. Mclntyre of Harlingen, Texas, who ha^ been here because of the illness of her mother, Mrs. Rebecca Ingram, returned home yesterday. Condition of Mrs. Ingram is reported to be slightly improved. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Teague will leave tomorrow for a week's busi- nesb trip to Chicago. Mrs. D. A. Chapin of Willow Lprings, Mo., who has been the guest here for the past two weeks of Mrs. Mary Henley, will return home tomorrow. She will be accompanied to Willow Springs by Mrs. Henley, who will visit there with her brother, J. N. Wilton and Mrs. Wilton. Maj. George E. Cross, Jr., of Elling'ton Field, Houston, Tex., is the week end guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cross, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Evrard and daughter, Diane, of Memphis, are the Weekend guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Evrard and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Roe. Mrs. Winnie Moore of El Paso, Texas, who is spending some time here as guest of her sister, Mrs. Doyle Henderson and Mr. Henderson, is visiting briefly this week in Dyersburg, Term. She will return here tomorrow. T. E. Geeslin of Drew, Miss., arrived yesterday to join Mrs. Geeslin, who is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Black. Mr. and Mrs. Geeslin are motoring to Marion this afternoon to be the overnight guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Stockley. Mrs. W. J. Pollard, Mrs. G. W. Pyles, Mrs. F. E. Black, and Mrs. T. E. Geeslin of Drew, Miss., were in Memphis yesterday. i Mr? and Mrs. George D. Pollock, Jr., have as their houseguest, Mrs. J. H. Tole of Memphis. Initial Social Event Is Held At Youth Center Approximately 35 guests were present last night at the first social affair to be held at the new Forty and Eight Youth Center, formally opened last weekend. Sponsored by the Rev. and Mrs. Ray Crews of the Huffman Baptist Church, members of the adult training union of the church served as hostesses, including Mrs. George Perry, Mrs. Tom Dodson, Mrs. Alec Davis and Mrs. Harry Lawson. A pot luck supper was served the group after prayer had been offered by the Rev. Mr. .Crews, and games were played under the directic i of-Mr. Crews. Songs were sung, with Mrs. N. C. Patterson serving as pianist, and the benediction was given by Eastland Robertson. Special guests at the affair were Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Cassidy of Huffman. At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Gordon Hearnsberger, City Mrs. Clay Stallings, Rt. 3 Otho Hundhause-, Tyler, Mo. Linda Fay \Jonley, City Penny Lynn Knipple, City Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: . Mrs. W. C. Hooper, Steele, Mo. Mrs. Louise Payne, City Mrs. J. L. Flannigan and baby, City Mrs. U. W. Moore, City Mrs. Jewel Gilbow,.City Mrs. Edward Eades and baby, City- Ruth Cockrell, City Linda Cockrell, City Utah Brady, City > Mrs. H. B. Richardson, City Mrs. P. K. Harris, Holland, Mo. H. R. Vincent, City Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Paul Jordan, City Mrs. A. W. Spencer, Armorel Mrs. Berlein Privitt, City Rebecca Jones, City Mrs. Troy Tuberville, Hornersville. Mo. _ Mrs. Noel ;orey, Manila Mrs. Alice Fay Nelson and baby* Hornersville, Mo. Yellowstone National Park is two and one half times as large as the state of Rhode Island. OPENS 6:45 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS AT DUSK 2 SHOWS EVERY NITE! RAIN or SHINE! SATURDAY ONLY DOUBLE FEATURE PROGRAM lAMASDAHLlfi. 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