The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 25, 1954 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 25, 1954
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fAG1 FOX7K BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MAY 25, 1954 Mn. Nathan Wade, Society Editor Society News Snf ietv Editor i Phone 3-4461 Masterpoint A masterpoint game was held Saturday afternoon by members of the Blytheville Duplicate Bridge League who played a seven table Mitchell movement at their regular session at Hotel Noble. North and South winners; included Mrs. Charles Gerald and Mrs. Eric Whitley, first; Mrs. Eugenia Jenkins and Mrs! Jim Roleson, second; Mrs. E. B. Gee and Mrs. Russell Phillips, third; Mrs. W. D. Chamblin and Mrs. C. W. Afflick, Jtourth. East and West high scorers were Mrs. Dick White and Mrs. S. E. Tune, first; Mrs. C. C- Councille and Mrs. Joe Ferguson, second; Mrs. Ed Cook and Mrs. T. J. Barnes, third; Mrs. Frank Grigsby and Mrs. A. H. McManus, fourth. Methodist WSCS Holds Meeting Mrs. C. M. Baxter presided over the meeting last night of the Woman's Society of Christian Service of Lake Street Methodist Church, held at the church with 11 members present. The meeting was opened with prayer by Mrs. Joe Thomas, who also presented the devotional. She used as her topic "Looking Out for Number One." Dismissal prayer was by Mrs. Paul Lipford, and the entire group signed a "get-well" card which* was sent to Mrs. P. B. Jarrett, who is a patient at Campbell's Clinic in Memphis. BAND MOTHERS GET CHECK — Mrs. Joe Ferguson, 1953-1954 Blytheville Band Mothers Club president, is shown accepting a check for $263.10 from Dan McCaskill, representative of General Mills, as Mrs. Charles Brogdon, 1954-1955 club president looks on. The check represents funds earned by club members who sold Betty Crocker cake mixes at numerous Blytheville grocery stores, and will be used to purchase instruments for the Blytheville band. (Courier News Photo) High School Band Is Entertained At Band Mothers Club Banquet Wonderfully Versatile Members of th« Blytheville Band Department and a number of guests were entertained Friday night at a banquet given by members of the Band Mothers Club. The Plantation Room of Hotel Noble was transformed into a river show boat for the party, theme of which was a show boat jamboree Receiving the guests in the foyer of the room were 1953-1954 officers of the Band Mothers Club. Mrs. Joe Ferguson, president; Mrs. lone Gore, vice president; Mrs. Charles Brogdon, secretary; Mrs. Jim Stovall, representing Mrs. W; H. Caldwell, treasurer; Mrs. Paul Jobe. historian; and Mrs. Harry Bradley, parliamentarian. Others in the receiving line were Superintendent and Mrs. W. B. Nicholson. Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Tommey, Miss Rosa B. Hardy, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Woodyard, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lipscomb. Guests entered the banquet room over a gangplank and found the banquet tables decorated with red, white and blue candles studded with miniature life preservers and anchors and arranged in star shapes the length of the tables. Garden flowers used on the tables were arranged in ceramic boats and favors of packages of candy life savers bore tiny flags imprinted with the name of the Blytheville High School Band Department. Further carrying out the boating theme were the red and blue rop- ings strung with toy life preservers used in the window embrasures of the room. Faculty members were seated at the "Captain's table" with Band Director Lipscomb serving as captain. Mrs. Ferguson as show boat director and the other officers asj members of the "property" crew. Others at the table included Max Anderson, president of the 19531954 band club, as chief engineer, and Noble Gill Jr.. president for 1954-1955, as the new chief engineer. The invocation was given by Mr. Tommey, the welcoming address by Mrs. Ferguson, an introduction of guests and the captain's remarks by Mr. Lipscomb, a report by Max Anderson, who also introduced T. F. (Doc) 1 Dean, who served as master of ceremonies for the "show boat variety show" entitled "All Hands on Deck." Appearing on the program were Carol Ann Holt, Juanita Ferguson, Joan Trieschmann, Harry Carter Farr, Bobby Francis, Jimmy Goforth, Martha Ann Foster, Gail Brogdon, Sue Jobe, D. B. Wylie. Peggy Taylor and members of the Blytheville High School swing band Mr. Lipscomb introduced the new officers of both the band and the band mothers' club, and presented pins to senior members of the band. Usherettes included Milly Ann Bradley, Donna Dedman, Nancy Harris, Kay Hindman and Mary Alice McWaters. Sudie Abbott was a page, Emily Damon was accompanist, Mrs. Ferguson was in charge of the refreshment committee, and Mrs. Ray Johnston, Mrs. Gore. Mrs. Clyde Kapp, and Mrs. Paul Jobe were in charge of decorations. Members of the entertainment committee were Mrs. Harry Bradley, Mrs. Willis Harris, Mrs. Enoch Brown and Mrs. Charles Brogdon. assisted by Mrs. Warren Moxley and Eloise Richardson. Approximately 145 members and guests attended. Bits of News 8118 10-20 Sue Burnett For vacation wear — away or at home — nothing is so charming and practical as the shirtwaist dress. Try a bold stripe for this one. Pattern No. 8118 is in sizes 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20. Siez 12, 3 7 4 yards cf 45-inch. For this pattern, send 30c in COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Blytheville Courier News, 372 W. Quincy Street, • Chicago 6, HI. Send 25 cents now for your copy of Basic FASHION, Spring '54, j our complete pattern magazine, j A complete guide in planning a well rounded wardrobe for spring- through-summer. Members of the Wesley Memorial Woman's Society of Christian Service met Monday night in the home of Mrs. Erelene Coalter, with 111 present. j Mrs. J. H- Richardson was in i charge of the program, and Mrs. j Joe Van Cleve gave a reading and! dismissed the group with prayer, j Mrs. Jack Robinson, out-going i president, was given a gift in ap-i preciation of her work during the' past year. A dessert course was served during the social hour. At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. W. Stallings. city Mrs. Guy Azbell. Cooler Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Lee Crowe and baby, city Elijah-Tranklin, city Mrs. Jimmy Geans, City Jake Hooper, city Ear line Howard, city Lucille Ricketts. city Karen Poole. city Mrs. G. H: Gear. city. With the smart outfits ax'ailable | now. no one has an excuse for look- i ing messy while working around' the house. You can find practical i attire that will go from painting or j gardening to greeting unexpected calls with ease. And they will do as well in the washing machine, of j course. I Many service stations now attach a t? near the oil gauge so that you | can record the mileage at the time your oil is changed. You'll get more housework done and feel better at the end of the day if you schedule regular rest periods. Most women find that a 10-minute rest after every hour's work and a 15-minute rest after the fourth hour make for a happy work day. • * * Keeping your phonograph records dust-free will prevent annoying static and extend their life. So before playing them, wipe them with a slightly damp cloth. HONEYMOON \ OR VACATION \ FOR TWO... •t To the Couples Who Choose Their OLUMBIA TRU-FIT DIAMOND RING At Thompson Jewelers *DER y«ur ring NOW - TAKE your MIAMI VACATION wfc«ii«v«r yew Hk«, May 1st to December 20th. 1954 Every Rtnf R*flitMr«4 •ltd Gumrmnt»*4 HERE is the greatest diamond evtnt in our history! Up to 9 dayi in • iwank, ocwn-f rent hotel, including breakfast* and dinners, at •w tzftntt! Come In TODAY tad |«t the MMational details of this offtri Thi> It Not A Contest All You Hav« To Do) Is Buy Tht Ring Priced From $200 THOMPSON JEWELERS 114 W. Main St. •<& MOX -Theatre- On West Main Sh In Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 SaL. Sun. 1:00 On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen TUBS & WED. Double Feature fcTBALS.., w M , ^/^^rj^i Wayne Crouch, student at Arkan sas State College in Jonesboro, spen the weekend here with his parents Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Crouch. He wil return to Blytheville Thursday to the Summer. Mrs. Rosa Hall will arrive Frida; from her home in Parma, Mo., tx attend graduation -exercises at Ely theville High School where he grandson, Charles Ray Hall, will re ceive his diploma. She will be th weekend guest of her son, Ray Hal and family. Mrs. Louise Hill and son, Bobbj Lee Hill, wijl have as their guest for graduation Friday night Mrs Hill's mother, Mrs. H. L. Hunter who is coming from Fork Union Military Academy, Fork Union, Va her brother-in-law and sister-in law, Dr. and Mrs. L. P. Pierce o Collierville, Term., and anothe brother-in-law and sister-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Hill o Memphis. Mrs. Hunter plans t remain in Blytheville for th Summer. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Horner ha< as their weekend guests Mrs. Hor ner's sister, Mrs. J. E. Allmon, am Mr. Allmon of Clarendon, Ark. Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Pryor am daughter. Miss Melba Pryor, hav as their guests for several days Mr and Mrs. James E. Bruton and son Jimmy, of Saginaw, Mich., form erly of Blytheville. Mrs. V. G. Holland had as he guests Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Ru dolph Morris of Jonesboro. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Montgomery of Wichita Falls, Texas, are visit ing here as guests of their daugh ter, Mrs. Ross Dillon Hughes Jr. Mr. Hughes and daughter, Ellen. Mrs. Emma Nolen, accompanied by her daughter, Mrs. Hamilton Talbott. and Mr. Talbott of Bethes da, Md., is in Memphis todaj where she is consulting her spec ialist. Mrs. M. A. Isaacs, accompanie< by her grandchildren, Russ anc Brooks Richards, of Bristol, Tenn. will leave Friday for Bristol, where she will spend several weeks with her daughter, Mrs. Mark Richards Mr. Richards and family. Russ and Brooks have been here for the pas two weeks with their grandmother Mrs. W. B. Tanner will leave Friday for Chapel Hill, N. C. where she will visit with her son James Tanner, Mrs. Tanner and children. She will accompany Mrs M. A. Isaacs and grandchildren Russ and Brooks Richards, as far as Knoxville, Tenn. Miss Betsy Bell, who has been a student at Southwestern, Memphis will arrive Friday to spend the Summer with her mother, Mrs Marian Bell. Condition of Mrs. P. B. Jarrett who suffered a broken hip in a fall Saturday, is reported to be satisfactory. She is a patient at Campbell's Clinic in Memphis, and with her are her husband arid two daughters. Mrs. Tom Halstead of danger in marrage Is it money problems or personality faults? Famous marriage counselor, Dr. Paul Popenoe, shows the astonishing way they are related in the case of a young doctor and his pretty wife. She wanted to keep up with the Joneses. He felt he had married an undisciplined child with the "gimmes." Both bad to learn the deeper reasons for their feelings toward money. Read how they found help in "Can This Marriage Be Saved?" in the June Ladies' Home Journal. Out today —on a^ newsstands! « • am M • M asm • BUI mm —AND— •STHM Pis» to m ftMKMl* MvA^B^tL^ 1 •VHWnl rTMHttHPi' MMA MMUU*tl - Plus Cartoon Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 35c f M All Times TUBS., WED., & THURS Double Feature UI» AMIftlCAN DICTUM INTUIIT IN I«Y^T or Tnoti»>M '^ Ctrtoon "T«t For Two" Armorel Baptist WMU Elects New Officers Mrs. J. E. Cooper has been elected to the presidency of the newly organized W.M.U. of Armorel Baptist Church, with other officers named to serve with her including Mrs. S. R. Rebstock, first vice president; Mrs. C. C. Elliott, second vice president; Mrs. Weldon McCann, secretary and treasurer; Mrs. Louis Ashmore, community missions chairman, Mrs. W. L. Smith, mission study chairman. Auxiliary leaders selected are Mrs, N. C. Patterson, Sunbeam counselor; Mrs. F. S. Garrison, G. A. Counselor; Mrs. Farris Dyer, Y. W.A. counselor; Sonny Lawrence, Junior R.A. counselor; F. Garrison, Intermediate GA. counselor. A Royal Service program was held yesterday afternoon at the first meeting of the group held at the home of Mrs. Smith, with 12 members present. Participating on the program were Mrs. Cooper, Mrs. Elliott, Mrs. Patterson, Mrs. McCann, Mrs. Garrison and Mrs. Smith. Dismissal prayer was offered by Mrs. Rebstock, and the hostess served refreshments during the social hour. Among the most practical of the smart T-shirt toppers to be introduced this season is the heavy-knit cotton jacket that holds its shape through countless washings and has a good feel when beach breezes blow. Blytheville, and Mrs. Parker Cassidy of Catron, Mo. Among Blytheville residents in Walnut Ridge last night to attend exercises at Southern Baptist College when the Rev. E. C. Brown received an honorary doctor of divinity degree were Miss Hazel Brannan, Miss Mickey Allen, Mr. and Mrs. Hoyt Brown, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Brooks, Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Brooks, Mr.and Mrs. Russell Baugh, Mrs. Kendall Berry, Mr. and Mrs. Hays Sullivan, Mr and Mrs. W. M. Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ray Newcomb, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Thompkins, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Me-, Waters Jr., Mrs. C. L. McWaters' Sr., Mrs. C. L. Evans, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Hardy, Clarence Johnson, James Gardner, Mrs. Hubert Polsgrove and Mrs. J. F. Hester. Miss Emadel Sweargen and Miss Bobbie June Killian, both of Blytheville, and both juniors at Stephens College, Columbia, Mo., have been selected to serve as "senior sisters" next year at Stephens. Selected on a basis of leadership, popularity and scholarship, the senior sisters help with orientation of new students at Stephens. Miss Swearingen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Swearengen, will represent Wales Hall, and Miss Killian, who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Killian, Laura Stephens Hall. Masque-Gavel Initiates Four Four new members of the Masque and Gavel Club were initiated in a ceremony held Saturday night at the home of Emily Damon, who entertained at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Damon. Initiates included Sue Jobe, Martha Bean, Pat Parlow and Lawrence Bradley. A barbecue supper was served before the initiation, and later officers who will serve during the coming year were installed. These are Eugene Still, president; Gail Whitsitt, vice president; Ann Seay, secretary; Jerry Nail, treasurer; Roger Sudbury, script holder. Thurman Rowlett has served as sponsor for the club during the past year. Games were played during the evening by the 30 members who attended. Huffman WMU Member Meet Huffman Baptist W.M.U. members met yesterday at the Forty and Eight Community Center with nine members and four visitors. Mrs. Harry Lawson, president, presided over the business session when plans were made for organizing G.A., R_A and Sunbeam units. Mrs. George Perry gave the devotional and Mrs. Billy Ray was in charge of the program "Education for Truth." Prayer was led by Mrs. R. L. Adkisson, and participating on the program were Mrs. Albert Hudson, Mrs. Lawson, Mrs. Dudley McDaniel, Mrs. George Perry, Mrs. Jack Adkisson, Mrs. B. McDaniel, Mrs. Alex Davis and Mrs. Billy Ray. Closing prayer was offered by Mrs. Hudson, and refreshments were served. Baptist Circle Has Picnic The R. V. Mallory home on North Hwy. 61 was the setting last night for a picnic supper given by Circle No. 3 of First Baptist Church, with Mrs. J. W. Rayder as chairman. The buffett supper was served from a large white picnic table centered with an arrangement of poppies in a hurrican lamp. Guests were seated at card tables decorated with small bouquets of mixed garden flowers. Following supper the evening was spent playing badminton. One guest, Mrs. Leon Jones, was present. Coming Events Tuesday Odd Fellows Blytheville Lodge No. 18 meeting at the hall, 8 p.m. 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. Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe presenting her student recital in the high school auditorium, 7:30 p. m. Wednesday Mrs. M. N. Nunn, Sr.. entertains Town and Country Club. Club Eight meets with Mrs. Sam Owens. Wednesday Club meets with Mrs. Charles Rose. Chapter D of PEG Sisterhood meeting with Mrs. R. F. Kirshner for 1 o'clock luncheon. Thursday La Neuve Club meeting with Mrs. Melvin Halsell. T.L.E. Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. William Lambert. Miss Vera Goodrich entertaining G.E.O. Club. Mrs. Cecil Shane entertaining Sunday School Class Meets The Pidelis Sunday School das» of First Baptist Church had a covered dish supper last night at the home of the class teacher, Mrs. C. E. Johnson. Supper was served from a lac« covered table .centered with a crystal basket filled with mixed garden flowers. Invocation was given by Mrs. Thomas Bogun and the devotional by Mrs. Earl Walker, who used as her theme "Peace of Mind." Mrs. Johnson dismissed the group with prayer. Mid-Week Club. Kibitzer Club meeting with Mrs. J. M. Williams, Jr. Friday Stitch and Chatter Club meeting with Mrs. James Mizell, 7:30- p.m. Mrs. R. C. Fair entertaining members of the Friday Contract Club. La Finesse Club meeting with Mrs. W. S. Rader. Mrs. Elmer Clark entertaining Vendredi Bridge Club. OPENS 6:45 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS AT DUSK 2 SHOWS EVERY NITE! RAIN or SHINE! •••*•••••••••••••••*••••••••••••*•*»••••••••••••• BUCK NIGHT DOLLAR A CARLOAD If you don't fully fill the upper halves of your bra cups, you can buy thin paddings for the lower halves that will gently lift the breasts to create a more nearly perfect line. "Fruit-of-the-Day" Shortcake... Th rifty ! What makes this shortcake so different? 1. The fluffy, light biscuit that you get with lighter Snowdrift. 2. The luscious, thrifty topping you make with double-rich Carnation Milk. 3. You can serve it any time. Make any season shortcake season with fresh, canned or frozen fruits. DOUBLE FEATURE JOSEM KAUfMAN pnwM « Joan M-G-M'S Crawford GREAT .Sudden DRAMA; Fear! JAMES . JANET STEWART-LEIGH _ROB£BT BAIPH RYAN • MEEKER »«MU WITDH * TOUCH KMKXi CARTOON "FOX & RABBIT »••••••••••****••••**•••< AIR CONDITIONED BY REFRIGERATION Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a.. a"nd 4 p.m. for Ritz & Boxy Program Announcements The Ideal Graduation Gift: 'Books o! Theatre Tickets" TUESDAY ONLY SNOWDRIFT'S OLD-FASHIONED SHORTCAKE (maktt 6 ihret-inch fhortcakts) 2 cups sifted all-purpos* floor* 2 tablespoon* sugar 3 ttaspoons baking powder* Vt, ttaipoon salt* Vt cup SNOWDRIFT '7 cup CARNATION EVAPORATED MILK (undiluted) '/i cup water Sift dry ingredient* together in bowl. Cut in Snowdrift until mixture resemble* coarse corn meal. Mix Caination and water and add all at once. Mix with fork until dry ingredient* are moistened. Turn out on lightlyflouredsurface; knead 10 to 15 times. Roll or pat J^-inch thick; cut with floured biscuit cutter. Bake on ungrcased baking sheet in very hot oven (450° F.) 10-12 minutes. *// .you use self~rixing floor, omit baking powder and salt, and decrease liquid if necetsary. CARNATION WHIPPED TOPPING (mak»s about 3% cups topping) 1!acup$** CARNATION EVAPORATED MILK (undiluted) 2 tablespoons lemon juict 3i cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla Chill Carnation in refrigerator tray until soft crystals form through the milk (about 15-20 minutes). Whip until stiff (about 1 minute). Add lemon juice and whip until very *tiff (1-2 minute* longer). Fold or beat in sugar and vanilla. Split shortcakes in half. Cover bottom half with your favorite fruit-of-the-day — such as peaches, strawberries or raspberries, (fresh, frozen or canne,d)- Spoon Carnation Whipped Topping over shortcake and fruit. Repeat with top half of shortcake, fruit and whipped Carnation. Serve at once. **l/s< remaining Carnation from 1 large can for whipping, after preparing shortcake dough with $$ cup undiluttd Carnation. No othftr shortening at any price it to creamy, to dif«*tible and to light! Snowdrift Carnation Th« milk that whip* it»rini CLEO MOORE • HUGO HAAS • KEN CARLTON „ HuJO HMS Prw)llc!]M Written. Produced >nt Directed by HUGO HAAS (Weajed by 20th Century-fa PLUS SELECTED SHORTS FIRST TIME IN TECHNICOLOR DEAN ftfARTr/V JERRY ..-;,V-;-.-;,v >'# '?. J* "(fct ktkuoui 4(kt^ b«^ / .'/ x ,"^57''

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