The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 21, 1954 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 21, 1954
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FLYTHEVTLLE (AKK.) COURIER KTcrtTS FRIDAY, MAY H, 1954 MM. Nathan Wade, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Annual Tea- Dance Is Given Here ByBHSChoir, 9th Grade Chorus "An Enchanted Evening" was the theme of the annual tea dance held last night in the Plantation Thing." Emily Damon served as accompanist for the evening. Orville Mitchell showed pictures and the Spring festival trip made by the choir last year to Hot Springs, and also scenes made from the operetta "Pinafore" presented by the choir last Fall. Following the program, supper was served and later guests danced. Faculty members present included Miss Rosa Hardy, Mias Frances Bowen, Miss Clara Cecil Cassidy, Embry Wilson, W. B. Tommey and Mrs. Tommey, Robert McGraw and :Mrs. McGraw, Mrs. Wilson Henry and Mr. Henry. Mrs. Henry is choir director. Decorations for the affair were in charge of Arden Cuadra and Dorothy Willingham. Mrs. J. W. Rayder served as chairman of the refreshment committee, assisted by Mrs. J. W. Adams, Mrs. E. F. Still, Mrs. Paul Jobe, Mrs, W. L. Crafton, Mrs. Fred Bean, Mrs. Ray Hal Mrs. A. H. Taylor and Mrs. J. T Westbrook. Room of Hotel Noble between the made at the last year's tea dance hours of 5 and 7:30 o'clock. In eluded among the 150 guests were members of the high school choi and the ninth grade chorus, together with several members of the high school faculty. A 7 garden party setting was ar ranged for the affair, with one end of the large room forming a ter race, banked with, greenery and featuring a Urge trellis covered with red roses, behind which was a large full moon. Twinkling star: were suspended from the ceiling and were reflected in the mirrors of the Joom where guests danced during ''.'the evening. Window embrasures were hung with-strips of silver and gold be hind simulated white iron grille work, and an old fashioned wishing well entwined with ivy was com pleted with an authentic "old oak en bucket" -into which wishes were dropped. A second arched rose covered trellis formed a background for the serving table from which a buffe supper was served. The table, cov ered in white, carried out the gar den party theme with black •wrought iron candle holders hold ing burning white candles. Clusters of red roses were attached to the skirt of the table cloth. Small tables for the guests were covered with white cloths and each was centered with a wrought iron hurricane lamp, entwined with ivy, and holding a burning white candle. The foyer to the Plantation Room was similarly arranged with white garden furniture. Hiram Snodgrass, choir president, served as master of ceremonies for the floor show, and introduced Danny Cobb who sang "Some Enchanted Evening" to set file theme for the party. Others appearing on the program included Martha -Ann Foster and Davis Cobb, who sang a duet "By the Light Of the Silvery Moon;" a quartet "composed of Sammy House, Keller Jones, Bobby Lee Hill and Daqpy Gobb, who sang "How High the Moon" and "Let Me Call You Sweetheart;" a dance, "Dancing in the Dark" by Juanita Ferguson; a mixed quartet from the ninth Slayton, Janet Boyd, Gail Brogdon and'Glenn Ladd, who sang "Blue Moon" and "Love Is The Sweetest MURR SUN./&MON. Bits of News vn tri f i Bridge League Has Meeting Members of the Blytheville Dupli cate Bridge League played las night at Hotel Noble when Mrs Foy Etchieson and Mrs. W. D Chamblin made high score and Roleson were second high. A monthly masterpoint game wil be played tomorrow afternon at thi hotel. Announcement also was made that a special winners game wil be played Sunday night at Hote Peabody in Memphis. Senior Members Of Dell's Beta Club Entertained Five senior members of the Dell Beta Club were complimented Wednesday night at a chicken dinner, club entertained at the Rustic Inn. Following dinner officers were installed for the coming year. Lavem Rigby is the new president, Leroy Richardson vice president; Jo Ann Tate secretary; Carmelia Hinch treasurer; and A. G. Moody reporter. Committee chairmen also were appointed by the president. After the meeting adjourned the group attended the picture show. Senior members of the Beta Club are Donald Barnes, Carol Ann Ladner, Billy Shelton, Raymond Wilion and Jimmy Chandler. Mrs, A. 3. Caldwell is. club sponsor. *ND«£ MOSUL • 4WWHAM S0f/£x •« LlS/SINS HONSHU*-* C£Jt*U> CftCEX •C«tt« «,.» «r BMOEN CHAM « JtKES M1U. —«**BYRON"HASK!N - WARNER'BROS. \w Church of God 'Ions Revival The Rev. Eugene Garner of Searcy will be evangelist at a re- Ival to start Sunday night. 7:30 a'clock at the Church of God, it was announced today by the Rev. Floyd L. Ramsey, pastor of the church. Services will be held nightly at 7:30 o'clock and will be open to the public. Special singing will be under the direction of the Rev. Mr. Ramsey. At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Molly Mosley, Mt.'View, Ark. Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed:' Elmer Norman, city. Mrs. Betty Wilson and baby, city. A pound of germanium, element used in manufacture of new, revolutionary electronic devices called transistors, is the yield of 20 freight carloads of zinc ore. Why not give your graduate a slice of the City's future? That's what you'll be doing when you buy him (or her a share of stock in Blytheville Investment Corporation, which is bringing Central Metal Products Co., her*. Shares are issued for $25 and up and we'll happily gift wrap an appropriate card for you. Out-of-town residents here yesterday to attend funeral services for Eussell E. Riales included Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Sinquefield of Stamps, Ark., Mrs. Jack Cooper of Texarkana, Ark., Mr. and Mrs. Joel Daws of Cullendale, Ark., Mrs. Marvin Hutchieson and Mrs. Dora Curry, both of Sparkman, Ark., Mr. and Mrs. Ted Combs, Mrs. Tillie Gillian and Mrs. Helen Anderson, all of Memphis. John Wilkes of Blytheville was one of 12 Students to be awarded the Taylor medal for distinguished scholarship at the annual Honors Day program held recently at tJni-< versity of Mississippi, Oxford. Mr Wilkes, son of Mrs. Grace Wilke, of Blytheville, now is a student a University of Tennessee's School o Medicine in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Joe McClure anc daugher, Alyce, will go to Russel ville tomorrow to attend gradua tion exercises to be held Sundaj afternoon at Arkansas Polytechni College, when their son and broth er, Warren Curtis McClure, will b awarded an associate of scienc degree. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth McClain o Palmersville, Tenn., will arrive to morrow to spend the week end wit Mrs. McClain's parents, Mr. am Mrs. W. T. Shelton. Mrs. T. H. Haynes<ien today fo Cairo, 111., to spend two weeks with her sister, Mrs. W. M. Bryant. Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Black lef this morning for Drew, Miss. where they will be the overnigh guests of their daughter, Mrs. T E. Geeslin, and Mr. Geeslin before going to Jackson, Miss., for a brie visit with Mr. Black's mother, Mrs W. A. Black. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wagner o: Brinkley, who have been visiting here for the past week as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wagner are spending the week end in Brinkley and Little Rock. They plan tc move to Blytheville next week where Mr. Wagner has been named superintendent of National Life and Accident Insurance Company. Mrs. Allen Gates of Little Rock and Miss Mary Brodie West oi Memphis will arrive tomorrow for a brief visit with Mrs. M. A. Isaacs. Mrs. C. S. Stevens of Osceola returned to her home this morning after spending several days here with her daughter, Mrs. E. F. Still and family, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Doyle and Mr. .and Mrs. Henry Long will leave tonight for Selmer, Tenn., for a'brief visit with Mrs. Long's parents, the Rev. and Mrs. P. H. Jernigan. From there they plan to jo to Lookout Mountain and to New Orleans on a week's vacation. Dr. and Mrs. W. T. Rainwater were to return today from Little Rock where they went yesterday Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times FRL, & SAT. Double Feature 'LANE BLACK JACK BANDITS v THE WEST — AND— IAI1AIA FlfO FIEHZY FLOODS Moonlight? WARD BOND-wiuiAM CHiNC-*NivEN"mis5«* NMARO • RoffiOwCwD WARNER BROS Serial "Jungle Raiders" No. 8 Cartoon "Hotsy Footsy" SUN., & MON. Double Feature CAU \ OR < SPECTACULAR LOVE MUSICAL I COLOR IY TECHNICOLOR EASY TO LOVE \ .ESTHER WILLIAMS *, I mJOHNSON-TftnMARTIN ( -AND— • uww NIVMM METRO NEWS OPTOMERIC AUXILIARY OFFICERS MEEf HERE — Newly elected officers of the Auxiliary of the Arkansas Optometric Association held their first meeting here yesterday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Milton'Webb. Some members of the organization also attended the meeting. They are (left to right, first row) Mrs. Hoyt S. Purvis of Jonesboro, president; Mrs. Charles R. Mayers, Jonesboro, vice-president; Mrs. Milton E. Webb, Blytheville, secretary; back row, Mrs. Joe G. Hughes, of Osceola; Mrs, Charles M. Bowers, Mrs. Henry C. Watson, and Mrs. Rufus Haynes, all of Paragould. The group voted a donation to the state school of the blind to be used for library books. Mrs. James C. Guard, not shown, also attended. (Courier News Photo) Burdette Pre-School Clinic Is Held A pre-school round-up for children who plan to enter first grade on business. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Watson and daughter, Celia, and Mrs. Watson's mother, Mrs John Bourland, will leave tomorrow for Columbus, Ga., where they will visit with Mrs. Bourland's daughters, Mrs. Ted Lyster and Mrs. Mobley Estes and their families. Mr. and Mrs. Uzzell S. Branson left this afternoon for Nashville to spend the weekend. Mrs. Pearl U. Jenkins of Memphis is visiting here as guest of her sister, Mrs, A. M. R. Branson, and her nephew, Uzzell S. Branson, and Mrs. Branson. of Burdette School next September, was held*yesterday at the County Health Unit. Dr. Jerome Gordon of Luxora, assisted by Mrs. Clara Ambrose of the health department, made the examinations and Mrs. Annabel Fill, county health nurse, vaccinated the children. Mrs. Freeman Robinson, health department nutritionist, talked with parents of each child and offered guidance on individual corrective diets. Mrs. J. T. Stalcup, Burdette Parent Teacher Association health chairman, served cookies and lemonade to the children and their parents. Parents assisting in the round-up were Mrs. Paul Long, Mrs. J. W. Bagwell and Mrs. Charles Frazier. -Theatre- On West Main St. In Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat,. Sun. 1:00 On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature OPENS 6:45 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS AT DUSK 2 SHOWS EVERY NITE! RAIN or SHINE! •••«••••••••••••••••••*••••••••••••«••••••••••••• LAST TIMES TONIGHT W*^^ , *.,. .^Li^iCikl AO MAT NO. 114 1 COL X 1" (14 LINES] —AND— "^ IN COLOR Reltaitd thru by Color Corp. United Artijtt O f AmtriCQ PLUS TWO CARTOONS SATURDAY ONLY Double Feature Program HERBERT J. YATES SUNDAY and MONDAY First Showing in Blytheville SHOCKING! She Was Born For Trouble! Starring Beverly • Richard MICHAELS-E6AN *od,K«ibr CLARENCE GREENE-Di™..d. by RUSSELL ROUSE - Wrin. n h, *. KrMA ky OAMNCt GtMNf m4 RUSSfll IOUSC • An &W4 Snwl Cartooni: "Fortst Fantasy" & "Funny Bunnies 1 f ReteawtJ thru UNITED ARTISTS PLUS CARTOON SATURDAY Double Feature TIMHOIT i v! UNDA OOBfitfS- AND— wtti Slinltj CleiwnU • Sail fayuM • «m3 fetroduelm JOHNNY STEWART • fniaae ml Written t* Milton Hotroa • Directed Sy WMim n>:erte Cartoon & "Return Of Capt. Marvel" Serial SAT. OWL SHOW 11:30 VICTOR HUGO'S THC HUNCHBACK* ' Cartoon & Serial "Secret Code" SUN., & MON. Double Feature "BAREFOOT MAILMAN lit With Robert Cummings & Terry Moore —AND— "MAGIC CARPET' 1 With Lucille Ball & John Agar Plus Shorts Mid-Week Club Entertained Mrs. B. A. Lyncn used a large silver bowl filled with roses and baby breath as a centerpiece for her luncheon table yesterday when she was hostess to members of the Mid-Week Club at her home. Following luncheon bridge was played with high score prize going to Mrs. C. A. Cunningham and second high to Mrs. Harry W. Haines. Kibitzer Club Plays Bridge All members of the Kibitzer Club were present yesterday afternoon when Mrs. Jim Smart entertained the group at the Rustic Inn. High score prize in the afternoon bridge games was won by Mrs. C. W. Afflick, Jr., and second high by Mrs. R. G. McHaney. A dessert course was served from tables which were decorated with rosebuds. , ' Contract Club Has 2 Guests Mrs. Marvin Robinson entertained yesterday at her home for members of the Thursday Contract Club and two guests, Mrs. E. B. Woodson and Mrs Neal Gesell. A profusion of roses was used to decorate the living room where bridge was played throughout the afternoon. High score prize wai won by Mrs. Henry Humphreys and second" high by Mrs. G. G. Caudill. Tuesday Canasta Club Has Meeting Garden flowers and potted plants were used to decorate the den of the Eddie Burks' home Tuesday when Mrs. Burks entertained members of the Tuesday Canasta Club*. v dessert -course was served »t the conclusion of the games in which high score prize was won by Mrs. Paul Byrum, second high by Mrs. Mike Meroney, and low by Mrs. L. O. Gill. Dr. Kelso to Speak At Church Here Dr. A. P. Kelso, prrofessor of Bible at Southwestern in Memphis, will be guest preacher at morning j worship services to be held at 11 o'clock Sunday morning at First Presbyterian Church, according- to announcement made today by Dr. Harvey T. Kidd, pastor of the church. ' AIR CONDITIONED BY REFRIGERATION Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a., and 4 p.m. for Ritz & Roxf Program Announcements The Ideal Graduation Gill: 'Books of Theatre Tickets" LAST TIMES TODAY NEVER A TERROR LIKE m OF THI RUE MORGUE 3 DIMENSIONAND WARNERCOLOR M*R New WARNER BROS. 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