The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 1, 1953 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 1, 1953
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, SEPT. 1, 1988 Society, /\tew& Pat MuiMus, Society Editor / Plum* 4461 L. "FIRST tADY" BUYS FIRST TICKET — Mrs. Dan Blodgett, •wife of Blytheville's mayor, is shown buying the first ticket to the Junior Auxiliary Fashion Show Tea as ticket sale began today. Selling her the ticket for the Sept. 11 affair are Mrs. Dick J. White, (eft), chairman of city ticket sales, and Mrs. W. T. Rainwater, general chairman. (Courier News Photo) Junior Auxiliary Plans Annual Fashion Show Tea for Sept. 11 Fashion plays fairy godmother to Blytheville children as tickets go on sa!e today for the Junior Auxiliary Fashion Show Tea on Sept. H^at Hotel Noble from 3 to 6 p.m. The Junior Auxiliary motto "Care Today, Character Tomorrow" is realized in service to needy children with the proceeds from this annual event. Among the activities supported by the Fashion Show Tea is the milk fund through which 10,635 half- pints of milk were furnished this year to needy children in the elementary schools. This represented an expenditure of $819.13 from the Junior Auxiliary treasury. More than 120 children are helped by this program. Another primary project is the visual-testing program in the public schools of tiiis district. It was started in the Pall ol 1950 after local school officials decided that this was the most needed project which Junior Auxiliary was equipped to handle. The eyes of 842 children were tested this year by Junior Auxiliary members, and 13 per cent failed to pass the test. The Auxiliary bought four pnirs of glasses for those unable to afford them. The. cost to Junior Auxiliary amounted to $117.87. In cooperation "with the Blytheville Public School System, the Junior Auxiliary aids the Lange School for Exceptional Children. Auxiliary members serve as volunteer workers in the school, assisting Mrs. Velcla Willingham, Instructor. The Junior Auxiliary also buys supplies and equipment for the school. Last year, school expenditures on the part of Junior Auxiliary amounted to $1,200.79. ,' . Still another project which Is helped financed by the sale of tickets to the Fashion Show Tea is the Story Hour held on Saturday morn- :igs at the Public Library. This program serves a dual purpose of helping familiarise children with the finest In literature as well as acquainting them with the library and its facilities. Attendance contests were held throughout t h e school ycur, and the winning schools were presented books for their libraries. Junior Auxiliary spent $47.19 oil this project. In addition to a totnl expenditure of $2,185.58 on child welfare projects this past yenr, $32.56 was spent to give financial assistance to needy families with children. Medicine and groceries were bought and rent and water bills puid lor families temporarily In need of help. Five Circle Meetings Are Conducted Members of the five circles of Calvary Baptist Church met yesterday afternoon at the homes of members for Bible study and business sessions. Mrs. Hugh Wheat was hostess to members of the Edith Montroy Circle, with six members find one guest, Mrs. Harold Wood attending. Mrs. Bud Cockran offered the opening prayer, and Mrs. H. J. Fondrcn gave the study. Closing prayer was offered by Mrs. Preston Thorn. Eight members of the Edith Rose Priest. Mrs. T. C. Hopper gave the Welter Circle met with Mrs. A D. opening prayer and Mrs. Roland Davis presided In a businessisession. Mrs. Jack Vowel! gave, the Bible study and Mrs. Bill Hardin, the benediction. Mrs. Sam Berry and Mrs. S. Lcd- bctter were guests of Mrs. Vernon Boyd when members of the Ola Lee Circle met. The hostess offered the opening prayer and business was conducted by Mrs. R. E. Smothers. Mrs. Darrell Lunsford g tve the Bible study after which they were dismissed by Mrs. Jack Tapp. Seven members were present at the home of Mrs. Mark Anderson •TjuST OUT H1KAY 61 OPENS 7:00 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS AT DUSK 2 SHOWS EVERY NITE! RAIN or SHINE! ADMISSION 50c CHILDREN 7 UNDER 12 FREE WITH PARENTS TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY BUCK NIGHT DOLLAR A CARLOAD Double Featurt «••«. , ...,-., ,,! v.o V SCARF CARTOON: PUNCHY DE LEON Bits of News ii Personal Mr.-and Mrs. R. L. Pccry of South Bend, Ind., have returned to their home nfter spending several days here. They were called because of the death of Mr. Peery's brother-in-law, Jimmie Hatchell. Billy Matheny, U. S. Navy, who left San Diego Aug. 7, has arrived in Japan for a tour of duty. He is aboard the USS Prairie, nnd is expected to return next April. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Matheny. Mrs. K. C. Quackenbush and son, Kenny, left today for their home in 'leVeland, 0., after spending a three week's vacation as guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Posey. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fowler of Oak Ridge, Tenn., returned home yesterday. They were called here INTERNATIONAL S W E E T- HliABT — Miss Maybian Cooke of Little Rock, who was selected to reign as the 1953 International Sweetheart of Kappa Sigma Fraternity, was crowned last week in St. Louis at the fraternity's biennial Grand Conclave. Miss Cooke wat; accompanied by Rupert M. Crafton and his mother, Mrs. Rupert Ciafton, of Blytheville. Miss Cooke and Mr. Crafton are students at University of Arkansas. because of the death of Mrs. Fowl- i Pa^-ot-rr Rri/Ho Ic er's father. II. E. Barnett. j IxcLCI 11 Ul IUC li at Mrs. S. C. Pccry of Huffman is a patient at the Walls Hospital, where she underwent surgery yesterday. Her condition today is reported as satisfactory. Mrs. J. S. Dillahunty returned from Boston Sunday, where she spent a month with her daughter, Mrs. Earl W. Abrey, and Mr. 4b- rey of Boston and Cape Cod. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Stockton were week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Kelley Welch. Henderson Hall of Flint, Mich., has returned to Flint, after i LEACHVILLE—Mrs. JImmie Hitt of Leachville, the former Miss Jeanne Wright, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dial Eallard of Manila, was honored last Tuesday by Mrs. Edd McMasters with a party. Mrs. McMasters was assisted in entertaining by Mrs. Georgia Davis, Mrs. Dan White, Mrs. Leonart Sandusky, Mrs. Bill Davidson, Mrs Rice A. Johnson, Mrs. Pete Ballard Supper Party Is Given Here For Baptists Concluding the Youth Month Ein- n.hasls ol the First Baptist Church, young people of the church were complimented with a "Summertime last night. The setting for the supper party was an improvised television studio. Announcer for the program was Fred Abbott, and the welcome address was given by Charles Ray Newcomb. In the game, "Name the Song," Mrs. Harold Davis and Miss Frances Slayton led the group in naming and singing 12 current hit tunes. "Who'll Do This?" consisted of the following skits: "The Homesick Freshman" by Martha Ann Foster; I "Report Qard Day" by Mrs. Harold Davis, L. T. Moore »nd W. D. Tommey; "Telephones and Secretaries" by Roland Bishop and Betty Ann Mullins; "It's Easy to Act" by Miss Pearl Lee; and "Here Comes the Bride" by Lounell Overman, Jimmy Tompkins, and L. T. Moore. Proceeding the devotional by the pastor, Rev. E. c. Brown, Frances Slayton and Martha Ann Foster sang a duet, "It Pays to Serve Jesus." The closing prayer was led by Fred Abbott. Committee chairmen for the supper party included Mrs. J. W. Rayder. food; Miss Effie Lee Terrell, invitation; Mrs. Willie Dobson. decoration; and Charles Kay Newcomb, entertainment. 4-H Camp Held At Walcott- The County 4-H Camp was held last week at Walcott, and w«« attended by 52 members. Sally Wilmoth was named Miss 4-H Camp in a who's who contest. Officers were Ed Wallace, president; Nancy Dlxon and Loretta Girdley, vice presidents and Jean Allen, secretary. Leaders were D. and Edward Glascock. his mother here, Mrs. Henderson: Mrs. Hazel Bacon and Mrs. Clyde and other relatives. Mrs. Hall now Farmer. Mrs. Hitt wore for the occasion a white organdy street length dress and was given a corsage of white mums- Mrs. Dean Pierce and Mrs. William Edwards, Jr., conducted the game which was won by Mrs. Mike Themle. A feature of the entertainment was a "Lll Abner Shot Gun Wedding." Mrs. Sandusky presented the gifts, and Miss Becky Johnson registered the guests. has as her guest, Mrs. George^Taylor of Metropolis, 111. Mrs. Clyde Fowler and Mrs. Floyd Hargett spent yesterday in Walnut Ridge. SjSgt. Louie Hodge who has served a tour of duty in Okinowa has arrived home for a month's furlough with relatives and frlendE after which he will report to Saliiia, Kans. S/Sgt. Milton Morgan, who has been stationed in Austria for the past 23 months, has arrived here to be the guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Morgan, and his sister, Mrs. Charles Krutz and other relatives. He was accompanied home from Rockford, 111., by his fiance. Miss Shirley Fisher. His sister, Mrs. Hershel House, arrived from St. Louis to be with him during his furlough. Mrs Larry Davis and granddaughter, Marilyn Davis McWllIianifi, have returned from a two-month vacation in Kalamazoo, Mich. They were accompanied home by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Davis and sons Larry, Allen and Daniel. Mrs. Davis also had as her guests this weekend Mr. and Mrs- Jimmle James and son, Douglas, of Jackson, Miss., and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Smith and son. Tommy, of Leachville. Birthday Party Is Held in Home Mary Brown celebrated her seventh birthday yesterday nt, the home >f her parents. Mr. find Mrs. John Brown, J\\, when 15 of her friends vure present for the aflalr. Cuke and punch were served to the children, who spent the after- loon informally. Mrs. Lenn Allen, Mrs. E. G. Lovell UK) Mrs. Clnra Brown assisted the lostess in serving. or the Irene Bmnnen Circle Meet- ng. Prayer was by Mrs. Claude Rowland, followed by a business npeting conducted by Mrs. Lany By rum. Mrs. Anderson taught tht; Bible study and the group dismissed with sentence prayer. Mrs. Vernon Gean was hostess to •ight members and three guests, Mrs. \V. D. Darby, Mrs. Henry Wood ind Mrs. Marvin Rast of the Z. T. Rankin Circle. Mrs. Cletus Hudson gave the Bible study and Mrs Gean closed the meeting with pray- Gosneli Honor Roll Released Earnest Allen. Sammie West, Roy Lynn Via. Carl Warren, Mary Alice Needtmm and Sue Sparks have been named students of distinction at Oosnell High School, when they have the highest grades in their high school ciass. Others named on the honor roll (here include Twelfth grade—Janette Lee. Barbara Potter, find Wanda Raspberry. Eleventh grade — Dorothy Terry, Calvin George and Douglas Watkins. Tenth grade — Barbara Bcvill, Donna Daniels, Marlon Drane, Edna Whittle and. Wanda Whittle. Ninth grade—Billy Joe Sellers and LcRoy Pearson. Eighth grade — Donnie Wright, Huey Stigall, Betty Polf, Buford Brackin, Bertha Carter, Peggy Mcatte, and Ronnie McCaughey. Seventh grade—Lena Middleton, Rcba Lucas. Brenda Bates. Joyce Brown, Linda Kay Hallmark, Dickie Reams and Roger Burnett. j Stitch and Club Has Party Mrs. Lester Reams entertained members of the Stitch and Chatter Club Friday night, with two guests. Mrs. J. R. Wrlech and Mrs. Bill Raspberry. Mrs Gene Chipman was introduced as a new member. In the party games, prizes were awarded to'Mrs. Leon Davis and Mrs. Bill Raspberry. The hostess was assisted In serving by Mrs. Thomas Dorris and Mrs. Chipman. Roger A. Oldham Honored at Party Because Roger Adams Oldham was four years old. yesterday a party was given at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Oldham for 25 of his friends and their mothers. Birthday cake and ice cream were served by Mrs. Oldham With the assistance of Mrs. W. H. O'Keele and Mrs. T. C. Brannum. The children, who were presented with party favors and balloons, spent the afternoon playing informally. Bible Class Meeting Is Attended by 12 Twelve members of the Berean Bible Class of the First Presbyterian Church met at the church Friday, when Mrs. George Wlnyard was a new member and guests were Mrs. Roy Walton and Mrs. Harvey Kidd. Mrs. Ross Stevens, president, conducted the business session, in which plans were made to send an offering to leper missions. A committee was appointed to send cards to members who are ill. Mrs. W. A. Dobyns and Mrs. George O. Yates were hostesses during the social hour. Calvary Baptist Group Has Meeting Mrs. Luther Oaines was hostess to members of the Dorcas Class of Calvary Baptist Church Friday at her home, wtven Mrs. C. S. Birmingham conducted a business session. Mrs. Paul Burks offered prayer to open the meeting. In the business, Mrs. Burks was elected secretary to replace Mrs. Francis McMurray. Mrs. Birmingham gave the devotional, "Are You In God's Army?" Mrs. Raymond Moore was a guest with the seven members, who were dismissed by their teacher, Mrs. Ellen Moore. Couple Marries At Trinity Church Mlu Marllee Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ta!t Smith ol West Ridge, Ark., became the bride of Martin Ray Neal, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Neal of Lepanto. at Trinity Baptist church Sunday, with the Rev. David McPeake officiating. The couple was attended by Miss Anita Holmes of Lepanto as maid of honor and Gaylord Lewis served his brother-in-law as best man. They will make their home in Lepanto. where the groom Is engaged in farming with his father. Huffman Group Conducts Meeting Miss Patsy Bartholomew was a guest .Friday .evening of the Huffman Young Women's Auxiliary of the Baptist Church, when members met with Mrs. R. L. Adkisson. Miss Bartholomew gave the devotional and in the business session, Patty Hughes was elected president: Joyce Johnson, vice president; Cora Mae McDaniel, secretary; and Marie Moore, treasurer. Picnic Is Given At Walker Park Tho family of Mr. and Mrs. Homer F. Hodge gathered Sunday at Walker Park for a picnic supper honoring S-Sgt. Louis Hodge, who has Just returned from Okinawa and is spending a month's furlough. Nineteen members of the family attended. Out-of-town guests included Airman l-o and Mrs. H. c. Anderson and son, Dennis Wayne, of Harlingen, Tex., who are also here for a month's leave, Mr. and Mrs. Brooks Vardner and daughter, Pamella Ann, of Memphis. Following the picnic, the time was spent Informally. Damon Cook Has Birthday Party Damon Marlon Cook celebrated nia 10th birthday Saturday with a party given at the home of his jrrmdparents, Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Drummond, when 11 friends were nviteri. Cake, Ice cream and iced drinks were served by Mrs. Drummond and Mrs. Damon Cook, and the group was later entertained at a movie. Coming Events Tuesday Tri-Town Club has meeting with Mrs. Worth Holder. | Ladles Auxiliary of NA LC has ! 7:30 p-m. meeting with Mrs. Ira -. Lambert, Jr., at 209 Holland Street. I Country Club Duplicate Bridge! League has meeting at the club. j Alpha Alpha Chapter of Beta' Sigma 'Phi has first fall meeting' with Mrs. Joe McHaney at 1:30 P-m.' Wednesday i C and Q Club has meeting with 1 Mrs. Tom Bosmeyer. Mrs- Otto Scrape is hostess to members of Club Eight. t Thursday 1 TLE Club has meeting afc the Ra- , zorback with Mrs. Gilbert Smythe. j Mrs. N. G. Jerome is hostess to ' La Nueve Club. j Duplicate Bridge League has meeting at Hotel Noble. Timka Bunco Club Is Entertained Mrs. Ed Davis was introduced as a new member and Mrs. A. c. Smith as a guest, Friday night, when members of the Timka Bunco Club were entertained at the home of Mrs. Howard Besharse. Mrs. Smith won low score with high going to the hostess and bun- co to-Mrs. Carroll Larkin. A dessert course was served to conclude the party. Read Courier News Classified Ads The destructive gypsy moth was brought to America from Prance in 18G9 for t!*e purpose of crossing it with tlie silkworm. At the Hospitals Blythcville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Virgil Jones, Cooler. Box Office Opens 7:15 Show Starts 7:30 p.m. Admission 14c & 39e At AD Times TUBS, WED & THURS Double Feature 1C EXCLUSIVELY 1H BLYTHiVlLLE AT you* rmiNDir IMOI iron \ Sec Our Big Selection or Fall Styles in Valentines ... In all $!«*,& Widthi —NO Sue Francis extends an invitation to all her friends and patrons to visit her at her new location. 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