BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MM. Nathan Wade, Society Editor Society News O^rttivfTr T7!^ifnr * Phone 3-4461 Complimented At Breakfast Miss Donna Dedman, bride-elect of the Rev. Jim Lee Stevens of Osceola, was again complimented this morning at 9 o'clock when her sister Mrs. Bob, Walden, entertained with a breakfast at her home. Among the guests present were several from out-or-town, including Mrs J. D. Stevens, mother of the bridegroom-elect, Mrs. Jimmy Lowe and Miss Ann Stevens, sisters of the Rev. Mr. Stevens, aU of Osceola, Mrs. Donald Fletcher of Joiner,^ aunt of the bride-elect, and Mrs. Charles Hughes of San * Angelo, Texas, -houseguest" of Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Dedman. Places of the «uests were marked by individual corsages of pink and blue blossoms. A two course breakfast was served. Miss Dedman, who wore an aqua dress with black accessories, was presented with a set of pottery dishes as a gilt "from her hostess. Shower Honors Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Whittle entertained last night with a miscellaneous shower at their home complimenting Mr. :and Mrs. Eugene Ray. Mr. and Mrs. Ray, who were married several weeks ago, were presented with miscellaneous gifts from the 25 guests. Games were played during the evening with prizes going to Mrs. Guy Whitney and Mrs. Ray. A dessert course was served by the hostess, who used mixed garden flowers to decorate her home. Gospel I Honor Students Named Floyd E. Irby, principal of Gosnell School, has announced the honor students at /that school for the past six weeks. They include Joyce Brown, 7th lltti grade and Jeanette Lee, 12th grade, Donnie Wright, 8th grade, Carl Warren, Sth grade, Roy Lynn Via 10th grade, Douglas Watkins, 3.1th grade and eJanette Lee, 12th grade, who led their classes, and: Seventh Grade — Sue Sparks, Julia Webster, Lena Middleton, Linda Kay Hallmark, Iva Nell Gorden, trends Bates, Annie Maude Gorden, Earl Griffin, Larry Langley and C. R. Meatte. Eighth Grade — Bruce Hart, Buford Brackin and Peggy Meatte. Ninth Grade students include Billy Sellers, Allene Wilson, Forrest Crawford and Earline Hoskins. Tenth Grade — Edna Whittle, Willean Ward, Tommy Crawford, Barbara Bevill and Marion Drabe. Eleventh Grade — Dorothy Sue Terry, Bertha Carter, Billy Fowler, W. F. McGaughey and Sue Krech. Twelfth Grade — Donald Hyde, Wanda Raspberry, Louise Smith, Earnest Allen and Barbara Potter. ' ' HOLLAND HONOE STUDENTS — Ruth Frazer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Frazer of Hermondale, has been named valedictorian of Holland High School and Lydle Brinkle, son of Mrs. Vera Brinkle of State Line Community, has been chosen salutatorian. She is a member of the Student Council and Glee Club and he is on the yearbook staff. Sixth Graders Give Annual T Students of Mrs. Lillian Franks' sixth grade entertained with their annual tea yesterday for their parents and for the seventh grade teachers. All plans for the affair are made by the children, who had 60 parents as their guests, and a number of teachers . Barbara Kirby wa^s in charge of the guest book, Billie McNeese showed the scrap book -kept during the year of activities carried out by the class., and each child displayed to his guests the art work he had done during' the past year. Jerry Lowe was in charge of the musical program presented during the afternoon. Refreshments of punch and cookies were served from a lace coverec table centered with a low bowl of spring flowers. Presiding at the refreshment table were Nancy Milligan, Jeanette Beasley and Mary Alice Clay. Special guests for the afternoon included Miss Rosa Hardy, T. A. Woodyard. Mrs. Robert I. Thompson, Mrs. Thomas Ivy, Mrs, Wilson Henry, Mrs. William Berryman and Capt. Sites,- brother of one of the students, who recently has returned from extended overseas duty. New Liberty News Mrs. C. G. Whitaker was hostess Tuesday at her home to the O.R.A. Club for a 1 o'clock luncheon,, which was served from, a table covered with a linen cloth and centered with pink roses. During the afternoon Mrs. E. H. Crook was presented with gifts from the members in honor of her birthday. Mrs. Clinton Daniels-was a guest with club members. Mr. and Mrs. Parker Cassidy and son, Bobby, were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Jarrett. Mrs. J. C. Williams and son, Bily, spent Thursday in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Crook spent Thursday in Memphis where they visited her sister, Mrs. K. L. Bugbee, who is a patient in Methodist Hospital. Mrs. Clinton Daniels returned Thursday to her home in Charlotte, N. C., after spending two weeks ivith her parents. Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Crook, and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Clexton Eubanks and family spent the weekend in Mississippi with Mrs. Eubanks' sister, Mrs. Ed Cook, and Mr. Cook. Coming Events Armorel HDC Has Workshop "Nine members of the Armorel Home 'Demonstration Club met Thursday at the new community center at Forty and Eight for their regular workshop. Mrs. Harry Lawson and Mrs. E. C.. Adkisson were hostesses to the group, which included three visitors, Mrs. Billy Ray, Mrs. Gertrude Holiman and Mrs. Lee Stiles. The group worked on various phases of handicraft. The next meeting will be with Mrs. W. Leonard Smith. Armorel Pastor, Wife Honored The Rev. and Mrs. J. E. Cooper, who recently moved to Armorel where he is pastor of the Armorel Baptist Church, were guests of honor last night when approximately 35 adult members of the church entertained with a chicken supper. Following supper, served in the social rooms of the church, the evening was spent in informal entertainment before the Rev. and Mrs. Cooper were showered with gifts from the guests attending. New Resident Complimented At Luncheon When Mr«. C. W. Garrigan entertained members of the Friday Contract Club yesterday at her home. «he invited a number of additional guests to compliment Mr§. W. W. Moore, who recently moved to Blytheville from Helena. Guests in addition to club members include^ Mrs. R. C. Allen, Mrs. H. W. Wylie, Mrs. B. B. Stout, Mrs. Rosco Crafton, Mrs. J. O. Trie- shmann and Mrs. Moore. Mrs. Winnie Moore of El Paso, Texas, houseguest V her sister. Mrs. Doyle Henderson, was a luncheon guest. Luncheon was served at small tables arranged about the living room, with the tables centered with bud vases holding rosebud*. Roses and other spring flowers were used about the entertaining rooms. In the bridge games played during the afternoon, club prizes were won by Mrs. Henderson for high score, Mrs. R. C. Parr for second high and Mrs. G. O. Poetz for bridge. Mrs. Allen received high guest prize, and Mrs. W. W. Moore also was presented with a gift from her hostess. Mother-Daughter Banquet Held Q«ceol» — Rose Maloch was toastmistress and Mrs. P. P. Herring, the spearker at the annual Mother and Daughter banquet of the Girls Auxiliary of First Baptist church on Tuesday night. The affair was one of the activities of the annual Focus Week for Girls Auxiliaries. Arrangements of summer flowers candles and place cards in green and white marked the places of 30 members and their mothers. Mrs. W. L. Clark, adult counselor, and Mrs. Erus Bradshaw, associate counselor, were assisted in arrangements by Mrs. Cox. president of the parent organization Women's Missionary Union, and Mrs. Jack Wilson. The program included a reading by Mary Jean Morrow, response by Mrs. Bob Morrow, and a piano solo by Elizabeth Ann Alexander. "New officers of the auxiliary who will serve for the coming six months are Mary Jean Morrow, president; Becky Mann, vice president; Len- nine Welborn secretary; and Carolyn Sue Wiley, pianist. At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Thomas Ray Clark, city Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Ike Miller, city Mrs. Jolly Sparks, city Walls Hospital Dismissed: Christine Robertson, Steels Juanita Kelly, city Mrs. J. A. Clark, Manila Sirthday Party Elonors Teacher Miss Billie Sue Burks entertained ast night at her home compliment- ng Miss Florence Moore on her birthday. The 10 guests present played bunco during the evening, with ligh score prize going to Miss Dana Dinkins, low to Miss Frances Jright and bunco to Mrs. Tom A. Little. Jr. Refreshments of birthday cake were served with lime punch. Miss vloore, who wore a grey pima ny- on frock, was presented with gifts rom the guests, and with a shoulder corsage of red carnations from the children in her fourth grade class at Sudbury School. Lutheran Church Service Is Set The Rev. Paul Schmidt of Memphis will be guest speaker at evening worship services to be held to- Monday Armorel WMU will meet with Mrs. Leonard Smith, 2:30 p.m. Pidelifi Class of First Baptist Church meeting with Mrs. C. E. Johnson, 205 Walker, 7 p.m. Women's Society of Christain Service, at Lake Street Methodist Church meeting at church, 7:30 p m, . W. M. TJ. of Trinity 'Baptist Church meeting ..in circles as follows: Jewel Abernathy Circle meeting with Mrs. Alvis Harris, 2 p. m. Evelyn Stafford Circle meeting with Mrs. Harvey Parrish, 540 Parkway, 2 p.m.; Mildred Matthews Circle meeting with Mrs. J. D. Eatmon, 501 N. Broadway, 7:30 p. m. Drop-in at Methodist Parsonage honoring Mrs. W. W. Peek from 4 to 6 o'clock. Kattie Hatton YWA meets with Miss Millie Ann Mallory, 7:15 p. m. Tuesday Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta" Sigma Phi having card party at Rustic Inn, 7:30 p.m., Mrs. Vernon Warr and Mrs. John Giessman, hostesses. N & N Club meeting with Miss Barbara Smith. Mrs. Arthur Vance entertaining .La Petite Club. i Mrs. Max B. Reid will be hostess to Tuesday Club. Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe presenting her student recital in the high school auditorium,, 7:30 p. m. Tuesday Canasta Club meeting with Mrs: Roy Head. Mrs. Robert Thompson entertaining Yarbro Home Demonstration dub. Country Club Duplicate Bridge League meeting at club. Marion Cooke Circle of Trinity Baptist Church meeting with Mrs. Howard Cladwell, 800 Clark St, Wedneiday M**. M. N. Nunn, ST.. entertains Town and Country Club. Club »ght meets with Mrs. Sam Owen*. Wednesday Club meets with Mrs. GbtflM Row.' Chapter D of PEO Sisterhood ' mMtinff with Mrs. R. F. Kirshner for 1 o'clock luncheon. Ttrandfty T.L.E. Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. William. Lambert. MiM Vera Goodrich entertaining OAO. Club. ftfn. Otcil •btM tntertaininf HM.W«kCh*, "• .. • \ JOMta* OH* •*•*« with Mn Mrt. ft. 0. FMT «nt*rUralnf mem- feMf tf tht FrkUy Contract Club. I* Fln«tt Club nMUnc wife Armorel GA's Meet at Church Armorel Baptist GA's met Thursday night at the church. The meeting was opened by prayer by Patty Dyer, and the devotional was given by Airs. F. W. Garrison. Participating on the program were Margaret Lawrence, Melba Dixon. Norma Tart, Barbara Tart. Patty Dyer. Barbara Russell and Shirley Ashmore. Mrs. J. E. Cooper, a guest at the meeting, gave the closing prayer. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Garrison. OPENS 6:45 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS AT DUSK 2 SHOWS EVERY NITE! RAIN or SHINE! SATURDAY ONLY Double Feature Program Idaho leads all states in the production of silver. CARTOON "NORTHWEST POLICE SUN., & MON. SUNDAY and MONDAY First Showing in Blytheville SHOCKING! She Was Born For Trouble! Starring Beverly Richard MICHAELS-EGAN rwj^ by CLARENCE GREEN£-K™t.J ky RUSSELL ROUSE • w n *.n for *» ««*. ty C1AMNCC CIKNC on4 »US$tlt'*OUJl A Gttnt»-tmn» froducfion • An (Wwof J Smrf • ft*l*OM<i Ttai IMmf Arti.n G.EO. Bridge Club Meets Mrs. Tom A. Little, Jr., was a guest with members of the G.B.O. 31ub Thursday, night when Mrs. J. C. Ellis, Jr., entertained the group at her home. Roses and snapdragons were arranged about the entertaining rooms. High score prize in bridge went to Miss Vera Goodrich, second high to Mrs. Johnson Blackwell, and bridgo to Mrs. Frank Seay. A salad plate with iced drinks was served. PEO Chapter Has Luncheon Eighteen members of Chapter N of PEO Sisterhood were entertained yesterday at a luncheon meeting at the home of Mrs. R. H. Kirby, with Mrs. C. A. Cunningham and Mrs. Roy I. Bagley serving as co- hostesses with Mrs. Kirby. Luncheon was served at tables centered with arrangements of white lilies and stock, and vases of other Spring flowers were used throughout the entertaining rooms. Mrs. Chester Caldwell presided over the business session and the afternoon program was presented by Mrs. R. A. Nelson, who used as her program title "As You Like It," with the program consisting of an original account of a family's vacation through the West in a trailer. Sunday School Class Meets OSCEOLA — Arrangements ol roses centered the dining table and individual tables in the living room and porches of the home of Mrs R. H. Jones on Carson Lake when she entertained the "Gleaners" Sunday School class of which she is teacher for breakfast and a monthly business and social meeting Thursday morning. Mrs. D. C. McKay, class president, presided during, the business session at which reports of officers were heard. Mrs. T. C. Spiers gave the devotional; Mrs. Jones presented the certificate of recognition received by-the class from the Sunday School Board, Nashville, Tenn., for being a standard class during the past year, pointing out that, this is the third consecutive year the class has maintained this rating. Guests included Rev. and Mrs. P. F. Herring, Mrs. D*. H. Blackwood, Mrs. Roy Dillard, associate superintendent of Adult Department Number Two of the Sunday School, Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Reese and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kirkpatrick Of Proctor, Ark. TLE Club Meets Mrs. J. F. Scrape entertained members of the T. L. E. Bridge Club Thursday night at her home, which was attractively decorated with red roses. High score prize in the bridge games played during the evening was won by Mrs. Otto Scrape, second high by Mrs. W. E. Cherry and bridgo by Mrs. Jerry Scrape. A sandwich plate with coffee was served. Luxora HD Club Holds Meeting The Luxora Home Demonstration Club met Thursday with Mrs. M. H. Rogers, with 12 members and two visitors present. Mrs. Rogers gave the devotional. During the business session plans were made for members to attend the spring council meeting of Home Demonstration Clubs to be held May 26 at the home economics cottage at Missco School. Miss Betty Smith, new South Mississippi County Home Demonstration Agent, and 17 members of the Luxora club plan to attend the Channel Five meeting; May 27 in Memphis. The afternoon eye-opener, a rag doll laundry bag, was displayed by Mrs. Rogers, and a demonstration was given by Miss Smith on the making of copper pictures. During the social hour the hostess served a dessert course. morrow night, 7 o'clock, at the First Lutheran Church, it was announced today. This service will replace the 11 a.m. service previously scheduled. Sunday School will be held at 10 a.m. at the church. MOX -Theatre- On West Main St. In Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat.. Sun. 1:00 On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen SATURDAY Double Feature TIM HOLT Marriage Licenses The following couples have obtained a marriage license from the county clerk, Mrs. Elizabeth Blythe Parker: John C. Paterson and Mrs. Dorsey Peterson, both of Blytheville. Bruce Haly and Betty Watson, both of Blytheville. George A. Swink of Leachville and Mrs. Jamie King of Monette. Jacob L. Potter and Mrs. Jessei Channell, both of Manila. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times SICHJRD MARTIN cm OOUGIK _AND— COLUMBIA PICTURES prtswts WILLIAM HQLDEN Boots Malone Cartoon & "Return Of Capt. Marvel" Serial SAT. OWL SHOW 11:30 Cartoons: "Fortst Fantasy" & "Funny Bunniti 1 lAffMNOt KLHMHMN *» \ IN *i« t* iOWtH CHWt *«• J*rtK WA --.,,-, *tf*t« C«»*C«f6 »H*«**W<TfO «V Or«tT». Ti«Hfft< ADMISSION 50c CHILDREN UNDER 12 FREE WITH PARENTS BIG BEYOND WORDS! VlCTOt HUGO'S THE HUNCHBACK MoriOAME BLACK JACK BANDITS •• tAtftAIA SWHWYCK- MfO mm FLOODS TIE CANYONS! WARD BONDiwJJW CHWG- HIVCN BUSCH ^ Condition of A. M. Van Winkle, •ho has been undergoing treatment t Blytheville Hospital for the past 0 days, is reported to be im- roved. Mrs. Aubrey Conway is spending he week end in Osceola as guest f her niece, Mrs. Godfrey White, nd Mr. White. Hamilton Talbott ol Bethesda, d., will arrive tomorrow to join Ars. Talbott, who has been here or the past six weeks as guest of ier mother, Mrs. Emma Nolen, and ler sister, Mrs. E. B. Mason, and Mr. Mason. Mr. and Mrs. Talbott vill leave about June 10 for a vaca- ion with friends in Minnesota be- ore returning to their home. Condition of Bobby Simmons, Jr., who was removed Wednesday from Jhickasawba Hospital to Le Bonheur Hospital in Memphis, is reported to be improved. Perry Lee Adkisson graduate stu- [ent at University of Arkansas ,re- ently was initiated into Gamma Sigma Delta's newly formed Arcansas chapter of the honor ag- iculture society. Mrs. Burl Castman of Cooter, mother of Mrs. R. V. Mallory of Blytheville, was admitted yesterday to Walls Hospital after having ieen stricken suddenly ill. Another daughter, Mrs. Gaston Brown of lisco, Mo., was here yesterday to be with her mother, but returned home last night. Vernice Brister, Jr.. a student at the Arkansas School for the Deaf n Little Rock, is home for the summer vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. V. M. Brister Sr. Mrs. T. T. Campbell was admitted to Walls Hospital yesterday for treatment. Miss Vivian Brothers and Miss Peggy Zachry, both of Blytheville, and Miss Barbara Shaneyfelt of Osceola, have been selected as counselors to serve on the newly instituted "big sister" program at Arkansas State College at Jonesboro. Girls are selected in the spring semester of their freshman year on the basis of abilities displayed as freshman students, and win serve Cartoon & Serial "Secret Code" SUN., & MON. Double Feature "BAREFOOT MAILMAN" With Robert Cummmgs & Terry Moore —AND— "MAGIC CARPET 11 With Lucille Ball & John Apar Plus Short* Serial "Jungle Raiders'* No. Cartoon "Hotsy Foo*sy" SUN., & MON. Double Feature SMCTACUlAt LOVf MUSICAL! coio. BY TECHNICOLOR EASY TO LOVE -AND— The (^ Limping § . Man \\ A umn hcrmn mununw METRO NEWS • r Bits of News flflo& Parties Honor Dell Seniors A series of parties have been held during the past week for members of Dell High School's senior class of 1954 whose activities were climaxed at commencement exercises held Thursday night at the school. Miss Margaret Whistle entertained members of both the junior and senior classes of the school with a wiener roast at her home on Friday night, when the evening was spent in informal entertainment. On Monday night members of the senior class were honored guests at a chicken barbecue dinner at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Smith, when Dell Baptist Church entertained with a Western party. Blue jeans and cotton frocks were worn by the guests and decorations of the Smith home were in keeping with the Western theme. Members of the entertainment committee were Mrs. A. E. Caldwell, Mrs. Ed Hardin, Mrs. Smith, Mrs. L. N. Hinch, Mrs. B. T. Ladner, Miss Jeannette Henderson and Miss Peggy Gilmer. Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Ladner entertained with a hayride and wiener roast Tuesday night to compliment their daughter, Carol Ann Ladner. The guests went to Barfield on a hayride following the wiener roast held at Walker Park. Special guests at these parties were Mrs. Harry Cook, class sponsor, and A. E. Caldwell, school superintendent. in their counselor capacity throughout their sophomore year. Miss Martha Nichols of Blytheville was one of five drama students at Arkansas State College in Jonesboro who were presented annual Theatre Awards at the Alpha Psi Omega - Masquers banquet held Thursday night. Miss ^ Nichols award was for work in theatre as the best supporting actress. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Scrape and children and Mrs. Mary Jane Scrape are spending the weekend in Jackson, Miss. Mrs. Charles Hughes Qf San Angelo, Texas, formerly of Blytheville, is the week end guest of Mr. and Mrs. .R. L. Dedman and family. 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