The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 26, 1954 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 26, 1954
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 1954 Mrs. Nathan Wade, Society Editor Society News Frlitor 9 Phone 3-4461 Informal Party Compliments Complimenting Mrs. W. W. Peek, Mrs. Roy I. Bagley was hostess Monday afternoon between the hours of 4 and 6 o'clock, at an informal drop-in at her home. Mrs. Peek, who has served as church secretary for the First Methodist Church for the past nine years, is leaving with her family Friday for Baton Rouge, La., to make her home. The refreshment table was covered with a white organdy cloth and was centered with a tiered arrangement of white snapdragons. Other Spring flowers were used at vantage points throughout the entertaining rooms of the home, where a green and white color scheme prevailed. Presiding at the table during the first hour was Mrs. J. W. Adams Jr., and during the second hour, Mrs. George Wiggs. 4 Mrs. Bagley, who was assisted in entertaining by officers of the Woman's Society of Christian Service of the church and circle chairmen, presented the guest of honor with a corsage of white carnations. Mrs. Peek also received a gift from the WSCS. COOTEE HONOR STUDENTS — Jerrell Thomas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Thomas, has been named valedictorian of Cooter High School's graduating class and Jessica Ann Perry, daughter of Mrs. Everett Flowers, has been chosen salutatorian. Jerrell also won the school's good citizenship award and a state agricultural award. Jessica was presented the DAR's good citizenship award. Bishop Guest at Church Reception DuplicateBridge League Meets A seven-table Howell movement was played last night by members of the Blytheville Country Club Duplicate Bridge League at their regular weekly game at the club. Mrs. E. B. Gee and Mrs. C. C. Councille tied for first place with Mrs. Arnold Miller and Mrs. Elizabeth Moore, with both couples scoring- 68^ points. Third place went to Mrs. Samuel F- Norris and Mrs. Charles Gerald with" 67% points, and fourth place with 64 points was won by Mrs. S. E. Tune and Mrs, W. D. Chamblin. The Rt. Rev. T. N. Barth. bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee, Mrs. Barth and five newly-confirmed members of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church were complimented last night at a reception immediately following confirmation services at the church. Members of the afternoon unit of the Woman's Auxiliary were hostesses at the affair held in the parish house. The refreshment table was cov- ered with a white organdy cloth over yellow, and was centered with an arrangement of garden flowers in an oblong bowl, flanked by yellow tapers in crystal candelabra. Mrs. W. J. Fitzhugh and Mrs. E. R- Mason presided at the table. Mrs. E. J. Cure served as general chairman for the reception which was attended by approximately 60 guests, including a numbers of members of Calvary Episcopal Church in Osceola. BSP Chapter Gives Party Mrs. Vernon Warr and Mrs. Bob Giessmann were hostesses last night at the Rustic Inn at a bridge and canasta party for members of the Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, and a number of guests. These included Mrs. Sam Primm, Mrs. Wallace Smith, Mrs. Ralph Todd and Mrs. Joe Davis.- Spring flowers were used in the game room where four tables of guests played bridge and four played canasta. A dessert course was served preceding the games. High score bridge prize went to Mrs. Foy Etchieson, second high to Mrs. Bill Hodge, and bridgo to Mrs. John Edwards. Prizes in the canasta games went to Mrs. C. C. Denton for high score and second high to Mrs Jim Smothermon. La Petite Club Has Final Meet Sammy Workman Mabel Crook Piano Students Win Scholarships Sammy Workman of Holland and Mabel Crook of Burdette were awarded summer scholarships in piano and harmony by Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe, when she presented her piano pupils in a recital last night at the high school auditorium. Sammy, who will be a senior in high school next year, and Mabel, „ ,, ,, , . "' . I who will be a junior, both plan to Mrs. A. H. McManus entertained j major in music eciu cation. The in Cook, Ethel Jean Wyatt, Jerry Ann Cohoon, Linda Joy Lindsey, Rae LaV6nne Cohoon, Jerry Lowe, Sammy Workman and Mabel Crook. Ushers were Linda Rayder, Nelia Woods, Peggy Taylor, Jeanette Cobb and La Neal Sudbury. members of La Petite Club and one guest, Mrs. F. W. Whitner, yesterday at the last game the group plans until next fall. Garden flowers decorated the home, and a dessert course was served preceding the bridge games in which high score prize was won by Mrs. Eric Whitley, and second high and bridge by Mrs. Charles Gerald. Mrs. Thompson Is Hostess to Yarbro HD Club Mrs. Robert Thompson ^-as hostess yesterday to 15 members of the Yarbro Home Demonstration Club and two visitors, Mrs. Gertrude Holiman, Mississippi County home demonstration agent, and Jenny Lou Wheeler. Following a pot-luck luncheon, a business session was held with Mrs. G. T. Gracy presiding. For the eye opener for the afternoon, Mrs. Thompson displayed a room in her home which she had recently redecorated. Mrs. Monroe Besharse presented the afternoon's devotional, and Mrs. Henry Pollard told of the tour some of the club women had made on May 7. Mrs. B. A. Bugg, health leader, announced the dates for the tuberculosis clinic to be held in Blytheville in June, and Mrs. Holiman gave a demonstration on colors in the home and in clothing. During the social hour Mrs. A. B. Markham. who was celebrating her 85th birthday, was presented gifts from all the members present- Trinity Baptist Circles Hold Meetings Marriage Licenses The following couple has obtained a marriage license from the county clerk, Mrs. "Elizabeth Blythe Parker: Paul Like and Allene Leink, both of Etowah. Box Office Opens 6:45 S!:ow S torts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times WED., & THURS. Double Feature A IflWERSALINUSNATlOtlAl PlCIOtt —AND— Intrigu* . Romanc* Circle meetings were held Monday and last night by members of the W.M.S. of Trinity Baptist Church, with Mrs. Harvey Parrish entertaining 11 members of the Evelyn Stafford Circle Monday at her home. Mrs. Cordie Miller also attended as a new member of the group. Mrs. Bill Cook gave the opening prayer, and Mrs. Parrish presided over the business session. Mrs. Porter Miller presented the devotional and the group was dismissed with prayer by Mrs. C. R. Roberson. Mrs. Alvis Harris was hostess to seven members of the Jewel Abernathy Circle and one visitor, Mrs. L. C. Larkin. Opening prayer was by Mrs. R. C. Benefield, and the business session was in charge of Mrs. Arah Speck. Mrs. H. H. Besharse led the group in prayer and the dismissal prayer was by Mrs. R. W. Wooten. Nine members of the Mildred Matthews Circle and four visitors met Monday night with Mrs. Bonnie Eastman, when Mrs. Lois Marr gave the opening prayer. Mrs. Gaylord Lewis was in charge of the mission study and dismissal prayer was offered by Mrs. Bill Cook. Mrs. Howard Caldwell was hostess last night at her home to 15 members of the Marion Cook Circle, together with one visitor. Following opening prayer by Mrs. Bill Cook, the devotional was given by Mrs. Idell Lowe, and the closing prayer by Mrs. Catherine Austin. Refreshments were served by each of the hostesses. Coming Evmts 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 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. Farr entertaining members of the Friday Contract Club. La Finesse Club meeting with Mrs. W. S. Rader. Mrs. Elmer Clark entertaining Vendredi Bridge Club. Nazorene NFMS Holds Meeting Sixteen members of the NFMS of the First Church of the Nazarenes met Monday night at the church with Mrs. Roy Gaines, vice president, presiding in the absence of Mrs. Harold Thompson, Sr. Following the opening song, prayer was offered by Mrs. Oscar Alexander, and a business session was held. The devotional for the scholarships were awarded on the basis of interest in good music, steady practice and marked progress .in the field of music study. Students who were named to the memory honor roll included Paulana Abbott, Martha Jo Brogdon, Mike Utley, Ruby Kay Koehler, Ann Robinson, Karen Pritchard, Jim Gill, Marilyn Rhea, Michael Coleman, Mary Kay Stevens, Richard Hill Wyatt, Sara Blakemore, Homer Gene Connell, Peggy Cecile Cook, Sara Ann Brown, Dianne Still. Rhonda Sue Rinehart, TV and N Club Entertained Two guests, Miss Barbara Taylor and Miss Jane Wilson, were guests last night with members of the.-N and N Club when Miss Barbara Srnith entertained the group at her home. the entertaining rooms of the home, where a dessert course was served Brownlee, Becky Utley, Mary Lou Sanders, Weltha Kay Mathes, Kar- preceding the bridge games. High Ann I score prize was won by Miss Ra- Circle Meets Thirteen members of the Business Women's Circle of Calvary i Baptist Church were present last , , , _ _ ,„., evening was in charge of LH. Wil- night at the meeting of the 1 1 n fvi C: 1i»ri/-* tir« e- «•> c-C'ic-rrtH ntr nn r*r* * ~ , , . - , ° " liams. who was assisted by Mrs. Jimmy Quick, who spoke on "Going' Forward with Christ" and Mrs. Paul Lawrence, whose topic was "My Impressions of Nicaragua". Dismissal prayer was given by Oscar Alexander. MOX -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 MUWBWHC7WES , MI m O'BRIEN WYATff Iflimina is TRIALS... roots... JFKES! * tmara ra - «r unu • an; ass- Mlt,ta..MM|«H*nt,Ua«.Ml»lll —AND— Jcrwj P»«T by IVAN TOM MK> SAM MCYHl*A Sufflffilt Production • ProdwccAy IVAN TORS tut LAStO MEN£OeK*{>*rtCtH by WNMEW MMITON Plus Cartoon THURS., & FRI. Double Feature MMET UK • CML KBTOPI *» • 0«t* ItttSWS • Sown I lyMBH* tenet atf IbcfiKd kloyrr • Producrt Ijj Inwl Si Hreci'd t"/ Rjy Nitm —AND— THE HAREM! »a»i>KH tnvm MMCA1 FUNMMT WOMAN HafenCkt tmt by WW.IWX Oif«ct»1 1* EOT' w KMK PLUS CARTOON Your cut flowers will wilt less quickly if you wash the vase with soap and water when you change the water each day. This will kill the bacteria that clop the flowers' water-conducting tubes, causing wilting. At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Raymond Roech, city. Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Betty Stinnett, city. Mrs. Sally Ncwcombe. Manila. Mrs. Verna Coons and baby, city. Mrs. Hollis Chaffin, city. Mrs, Gube Caldvvell. city. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Woodrow Howren and baby. Holland. Mrs. J. H. Timmons, Rt. 2, city. R. D. Bunn, city. James Johnson, city. Mrs. Elbert Allen, Hornersville. Douglas Punno, city. * ~ , , . - , held at the home of Mrs. Mark Anderson. Opening prayer was given by Mrs. Jimmy Garner and the Bible study was in charge of Mrs. J. H. Melton, who also gave the dismissal prayer. Refreshments were served during the social hour. mona Crafton, and second high and bridgo by Mrs. Frank Wagner, Jr. Half Moon WSCS Holds Meeting Mrs. J. E. Johnson entertained members of the Woman's Society of Christian Service of Half Moon Methodist Church at her home, when Mrs. B. F. Gay, president, was in charge of the business ses- j sion, when pledges for the new year were signed. Mrs. J. H. Richardson presented the program. "The Might of Many," assisted by Mrs. H. C. Buck, Mrs. O. M. Mitchell, Mrs. R. L. Hawkins, Mrs. Johnson, Miss Mary Lightfoot, Mrs. Gay and Mrs. Bits of News Mrs. H. N. Swearengen, Sr., and her son, H. N. Swearengen, Jr., will leave Friday morning for Columbia, Mo., where they will meet Mrs. Swearengen's daughter, Miss Emadel Swearengen, who is a student at Stephens College. She will accompany them home Saturday to spend the summer here with her parents. Graham Sudbury, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Sudbury, Sr., of Blytheville, has been named secretary of the University of Arkansas chapter of Blue Key, national leadership honor society Mrs. H. P. Parris Jr. and daughter, Pattie, of Memphis, are spending the week here as guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Scherer. Mr. Parris will join them for the week end and motor them home. Mrs. Cornelius Modinger Sr., and her granddaughter, Tudy Vrska, will leave Friday afternoon for Houston, Texas, where they will be guests of Mrs. Modinger's sisters, Mrs. Frank Levy and Mrs. Robert McArdle, and their families. They will be accompanied home by Mrs. Modinger's mother, Mrs. Joseph Hodgson, who has been visiting in New Orleans and Houston for the past several months. W. W. Peek will arrive tonight from Lake Charles, La., to join Mrs. Peek and their sons, Billy and Bobby. The family will leave Friday for Baton Rouge, La., to make their home. The Rev. Alfred Knox of Fort Smith was a guest Monday of Dr. and Mrs. Roy I. Bagley and family. Mrs. Kelton Francis was called ;o Shannon, Miss.. Monday because of the serious illness of her father, '. H. Watts. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Taylor have as their guests their sons, Charles Taylor of Detroit, Mich., and Seaman 2/c Howard Neal Taylor, who las just returned from overseas W. R. Lightfoot. Dismissal prayer was by Mrs. Richardson, and the hostess served refreshments during the social hour. duty. Dr. and Mrs. P. L. Tiptoa, fois merly of Blytheville, who recently have been spending some months in Foley, Ala., left yesterday morning for points in Missouri after a brief visit here with their cousin, Mrs. H. L. Chambers. They plan to return Saturday for a longer visit with Mrs. Chambers. Their son, Col .Dick Tipton, who is stationed at Langley Field, Va., came by plane Sunday for a visit of several hours with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Hughes of Memphis are expected to arrive Friday to attend graduation exercises at Blytheville High School when their grandson, Frank Seay, Jr., will be included among the graduates. Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Snipes and sons, Tipton and Gary, of Monroe, La., are expected this week end to spend three weeks here with Mrs. Snipes' mother, Mrs. H. L. Chambers. Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Van Hook | and daughter, Dorothy Jean, and Lynwood Herrow spent the week end at Kentucky Lake. Mr .and Mrs. Leon Scherer, accompanied by their niece, Mrs. H. P. Parris and daughter, Pattie. of Memphis, were in Little Rock Monday to bring home two little sisters whom Mr. and Mrs. Scherer plan to adopt. The little girls have been given the names Susan Ann. and Karen Lee, and are eight and five respectively. Among the out of town people in Blytheville Sunday to attend funeral services for Mrs. Kathryn Browne of Memphis, daughter of Mrs. Alma Smith of Blytheville, were Mrs. C. H. Hottum, Miss Ann Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Webb, Mr. and Mrs. Leland Mitchell, Fred Ware, Jack Gosney, Dr. and Mrs. B. I. Gretzinger, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. South worth, Dr. and Mrs. E. J. Huey, Mr. and Mrs. D. V. Long, Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Higgins, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Reynolds, Mr. and Mrs. William Bartholomew, Mr. and Mrs. Bryon Bartholomew and Mr. and Mrs. B. U. Browne, all of Memphis; Mrs. Annie Steinbreaker o- Detroit, Mich.; and Mr. and Mrs. J. L. LeCompte of Alexandria, Va. Mrs. Earl Koontz was called to Fulton, Mo., this morning because of the death of her cousin Truman Ingle, superintendent of the School for the Deaf .n Fulton. Services for Mr. Ingle will be held there tomorrow and Mrs. Koontz will return Friday. 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