The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 19, 1954 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 19, 1954
Page 4
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fAOlFOUB BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Mr«. Nathan Wade, Society Editor Society News Srw.ifttv Editor i Phone 3-4461 Bride-Elect Donna Dedman Complimented Miss Donna Dedman, who has been "guest of honor at a series of parties since her engagement to the Hev. Jim Lee Stevens of Osceola was announced last week, was complimented last night by Miss Monya Blankenship and Miss / Sherry Sparks. Tne party, a bridal shower, was given at the Woman's Club and was attended by 20 guests, including Mrs. R..L. Dedman, mother of the bride-elect, and Mrs. I. O. Westbrook, her grandmother. Ked roses were arranged in profusion throughout the clubrooms, with a low bowl of roses used to center the refreshment table which was covered with a green organdy cloth. Slender white tapers burning in crystal candelabra flanked the centerpiece, and the green, white and re3 color scheme also was reflected in the refreshments served •throughout the evening. Individual cakes, iced in white and topped with miniature red rosebuds were aerved with lime punch. After Miss Deoman had opene her gifts, games were played witr the prize, a green salad set, going to Miss Ann Seay, who in turn pre •ented the gift to the guest of hon or. Miss Dedman, who chose for th party a brown straw dress witJ harmonizing brown accessories, was presented with a Cymbidium orchii by her hostesses. Mrs. Dedman and Mrs. Westbrook also received cor cages of white gardenias. Miss Blankenship and Miss Sparks were assisted in entertaining bj their mothers, Mrs. H- C. Blanken- ahip and Mrs. John Sparks. Sew-Simple For Beginners DuplicateBridge League Meets A monthly masterpoint game was held last night at the Blytheville Country Club by members of the Country Club Duplicate Bridge eague. A seven table scrambled -Mitchell movement was played, with high core of 101 points being made by Mrs. O. W. McCutchen and Mrs. E. Black. Mrs. C. C. Councille ind Mrs. B. A. Lynch were second ligh with 98 points; Mrs. Henry Humphreys and Mrs. H. C. Sims •ere third with 89% pionts; Mrs. N. D. Chamblin and Mrs. E. B. Gee were fourth with 88: Mrs. Geogia Bailey and Mrs. A. H. McMan- s were fifth with 87 points. Sue Burnett Just two main pattern pieces and a clearly illustrated sew chart enable beginner or expert to turn out this charmer in no time. Pattern No. 8936 is in sizes 14, 16, IS ,20; 40, 42, 44. Size 16, 3'i, yards of 39-inch; % yard contrast. 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. Mix Betty Nell Johnson Betty Johnson's Engagement Told DYESS — Mr. and Mrs. Coley Johnson announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter. Miss Betty Nell Johnson, to Willis R. Proffitt of Flint.' west, Fla. Bits of News WSCS Plans 29th May Breakfast Dr. Harvey T. Kidd will return i tonight from Memphis where hej has spent tht past two days attending General Assembly as chairman of the committee on steward- Tomorrow morning will mark the 29th year members of the Women's Society of Christian Service has First Methodist Church have served breakfast to large numbers of Blytheville citizens. The annual May Breakfast has grown during the years to be an institution In Blytheville, and crowd of approximately 500 persons is expected t to attend tomorrow morning. Breakfast will be served between the hours of 6 and 9 o'clock. Fellowship Hall at the church will be the setting for the breakfast where the traditional menu of fruit juice, bacon, sausage, eggs, home made hot biscuits, toast and jelly ship for the Synod of Arkansas. l w m be served with coffee. Staff Sergt. R. A. Friend has returned to Mitchel Air Force Base, N. Y., after a three week furlough spent here with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Friend. Mrs, Friend and son remained for a longer visit here with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Kavanaugh Francis of Tuscaloosa, Ala., were the overnight guests last night of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom A. Little Sr. Harding Cure, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Cure, who sustained a broken arm in a fall Monday afternoon, was removed yesterday to his home after undergoing treatment in Memphis. His mother remained in Memphis with him Monday night. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Austin left this morning for a two weeks vacation at Miramar Beach and Key Mich. Miss Johnson was a member of the Class of 1954 of Dyess High School. Mr. Proffitt, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Proffitt of Whitton, also was graduated from Dyess High School, and is a veteran of two years service with the Army. Plans for the wedding will announced later. I Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Lanier had as their guests for the past weekend, his daughters, Mrs. R. Harper and Mrs. Alvie Wilf. both of be Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt is serving as general chairman, with Mrs. W. R. Campbell as co-chairman. Profits Bride-Elect ts Complimented Miss Rose Emma Burton bride- elect of Julius Irvin Janet, was guest of honor last night when Mrs. Robert P. Garrett and Miss Frances McCullom, both of Steele, entertained with a bunco party and bridal shower. The Garrett home was decorated in Spring flowers in keeping with the bridal theme, and the guest of honor, who wore a frock of blue glazed cotton with lace insets.'was presented with a corsage of pink carnations from her hostesses. from the breakfast will be used to carry on the general work of the society. N and N Club Holds Meeting Four guests, Miss Jane Wilson, Mrs. Jerry Van Zandt of Fqrt Smith Mrs. Don O'Neal of Coolidge, Ariz., and Mrs. Don Kerbough were guests last night witn members of Pryor entertained the group at her home. Bouqets of white mock orange were arranged about the entertaining rooms of the Pryor home where guests were served a dessert course before playing bridge. High score prize for the evening went to Mrs. Frank Wagner Jr., second high to Mrs. Tommy Westbrook and bridge to Miss Ramona Crafton. Batesville. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Goodman had as their dinner guests last ville and Steele. Miss Burton's engagement to Mr. Dell Students To Give Piano Recital Friday Miss Minnie Lee Jones will pre- ent her Dell music students in a iano recital Friday night at Dell High School auditorium at 7:30 I'clock. The program will consist >f both vocal and instrumental duets and trios. Students participating in the program include Donna Kay Sanders, Malcomb Griffin, Mary Virginia Kerner, Elizabeth Ann Tidwell, Sandra Keener. Buddy Cook, Alice Stephens,. Alma Stephens, Kathy Caldwell, Linda Loveless, Jimmy Lynn Trowell and Elizabeth White. Trinity Baptist Circle Meets Mrs. Max Koonce entertained members of the Marion Cook Circle f Trinity Baptist Church last night ,t her home when Mrs. Agnes Van Jleve attended as a new member. Thirteen other members were pre- ent. Mrs. Lois Gestring opened the meeting with prayer and the Roy- 1 Service program was presented by four of the members. Closing irayer .was offered by Mrs. C. S. Birmingham. Refreshments were served during the social hour. night, his sister, Mrs. Jimmy Whit-, Burton of Steele. bey of San Pedro, Calif., Miss Helen Robertson, Miss Barbara Robinson Miss Shirley Gibson and Miss Mild red Clark, all of Caruthersville, an Billy Howard of Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Primm spent the past week end in New York City. Mrs. Jerry Van Zandt will re turn to her home in Fort Smith to morrow after a visit of several day here with her parents, Mr. an Mrs. Henry Humphreys. Mr. and. Mrs. Walter Card, wh have been visiting in Camden fo the past two weeks, will arriv home tomorrow. Mrs. W. P. Pryor and Mrs. E. V McLemore have returned from For Gibson, Miss., where they went t* accompany Mrs. Pryor's father, C E. Seeman, who is spending some time there. Mrs. Pryor and Mrs McLemore spent a week in For Gibson. Mr. and Mrs. George M. Lee have as their guests, Mr. and Mrs. H. G Kilbourne of Boston, Mass. Mr. and Mrs. Kilbourne, who came to Mem phis by plane, were met there Monday by Mr. and Mrs. Lee. Paul Pryor will return tomorrow night from Louisville. Ky., where he has spent several days on business Mrs. Robert R. Reeder and sons ; Jimmy and Bradley, who left Blytheville last week en route to Okinawa to join their husband and father, Capt. Reeder, expect to leave San Francisco next Monday They plan to be in Okinawa for three years. her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Avery Marriage Licenses The following couple has obtained a marriage license from the county clerk, Mrs. Elizabeth Blythe Parker: Robert Lee Smith and Verlie Stultz, both of Luxora. Read Courier News Classified Ads Cut two nights in a row... after a day in th* ward I Whafs sh« got we haven't got? • iNUINItOOBYfAftWIlTf ft Our bathroom is our beauty secret" Time-tested materials and careful workmanship, guided by unexcelled engineering experience, make Kohler plumbing a sound investment in health-protection and lasting satisfaction. The smooth, lustrous Kohler enamel finish of the Cosmopolitan Bench Bath is glass-hard, easy-to-clean. The Gramercy , vitreous china lavatory is typical of the beauty and practicality of Kohler design. Fittings are of ohromium-plated brass— durable, and built especially for the fixtures they serve. Call on us for helpful advice on maisbed sets of individual pieces for bathroom, washroom, kitchen and laundry. Call Your Plumbing Contractor or Dealer In Blytheville Distributed in This Area by Midsouth Plumbing Supply Co. (WHOLEIALR KXCLUflVKlY) Rtar 213-21 5 Wtlmit Phone 3-8353 Trinity Baptist Circles Meet Members of the Evelyn Stafford and the Jewel Abernathy circles of Trinity Baptist Church met Monday afternoon at the church for a covered dish luncheon and Royal Service program. Mrs. R. Vv. Wooten presided over the meeting which was opened by the group repeating the watchword for the year, followed by prayer by Mrs. C. R. Robinson. Seventeen members and two visitors attended. The program was presented by members of the Evelyn Stafford circle under the direction of Mrs. Bert Ross, who was assisted on the program by Mrs. M.- D. Kenwright. Mrs. H. H. Burnett offered prayer and the group was dismissed with prayer by Mrs. Wooten. Mrs. Ersel Ernest was hostess Monday night at her home to 12 members of the Mildred Matthews Circle and one visitor, Mrs. Bill Walker. Mrs. Bob Coleman was in charge of the Royal Service program, Mrs. Ernest gave the devotional and Mrs. Alvin Pritchard of- fred the closing prayer. Refreshments were served during the social hour. La Petite Club Is Entertained Mrs. F. E. Utley entertained members of La Petite Club yesterday afternoon at the Blytheville Country Club, when she also was hostess to one guest, Mrs. John Cherry. Spring flowers were used to decorate the clubroorn used for the bridge games in which high score was won by the hostess, second high by Mrs. Rupert Crafton and bridge by Mrs. Cherry. Party foods were served during the afternoon. Tuesday Bridge Club Meets Mrs. Bob Logan and Mrs. R. A. Porter were guests yesterday afternoon when Mrs. Riley B. Jones was hostess at her home to members of the Tuesday Bridge Club for their regular weekly bridge game. A dessert course was served the guests, and the entertaining rooms of the house were decorated with vases of colorful roses. High score prize in the bridge games went to Mrs. Logan and second high to Mrs. Porter. Number Nine Junior GA's Meet Junior GA's of Number Nine Bap tist Church met Monday night a the church, with Ruel Hatley giving the devotional. Following tne repeating of the Watchword, the program was pre sented by Barbara Evans and Sel ma Cookey, and the meeting was closed with sentence prayers. A 7~° ] Vl tu i eg OU'LL look just like a cover girl in is pima broadcloth with its low and cool neckline. Row after row of tiny tucks do wonderful things for your figure! As seen on the cover of MADEMOISELLE \ COME IN AND SEE OUR COMPLETE LINE OF GIFTS FOR THE GRADUATE THE FASHION SHOP ISLAND BEAUTY—Hawaii's 63,000 Filipinos, who like their Filipinas young and lovely, chose 16-year-old Mildred Serra.'of Honolulu, as their Cover Girl of 1954. Christian Church Women Meet Mrs. W. D. Cobb, president of the Christian Women's Fellowship of First Christian Church, presided over the meeting of the executive board at 1:30 o'clock Monday afternoon at the church, which was followed by a general meeting. The nine members present heard routine group reports and the treasurer's report, and also voted to meet beginning in July, at the church for an executive board session at 10:30 a.m., to be followed by a business meeting and luncheon combined with a study group meeting at 1:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday in each month. Mrs. Ben Harpole was In charge of the worship service for the afternoon, using as her theme "Help Is A Universal Need", and she closed her devotional with prayer. Following the benediction, Mrs. Harry Bradley, hostess, served refreshments. At the Hospitals Blytheviile Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Marshall Malone, city Mrs. R. E. Williams, Steele Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Jack Tapp, city Mrs. Ruth Dinsmore* and baby, Coming Events Thursday Mrs. B. A. 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