The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 29, 1954 · Page 2
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Saturday, May 29, 1954
Page 2
Start Free Trial

MOTTVfO BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, MAY 29, 1954 lira. Nathan Wade, Society Editor Society News Srw»iotv TTHitnr * Phone 3-4461 Shehon-Campbell Rites Scbedukd For June 5 Mr. and Mrs. Vinson Skelton of Whitehaven, Tenn., formerly of Steele, Mo., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Miss Willie Mae Skelton, to Johnny T. Campbell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Velmer Campbell of Cooter- The bride-elect i* a member of the 1954 graduating class - of Whitehaven High School. Mr. Campbell was graduated from Cooter High School, and if now serving as a petty officer, third class, to the Navy, stationed at Norfolk, Va. The wedding will be solemnized at the Methodist, Church in Cooter at 10 a, m., Saturday, June 5, with, the Rev. Marvin Niblack of« Steel*-officiating. MiM Willie Mae Skelton Party Honors Scberer Girls Mrs. C- G. Scherer, assisted by her daughter, Mrs. H. P. Parriss Jr., of Friday Contract Club Meets Mrs. Paul Pryor, Mrs. Gean Atkinson and Mrs. R. B. Stout were guests yesterday afternoon when Mrs. Russell Fair entertained at Memphis, entertained last night atj ner home for members of the Fri- aer home complimenting her new j day contract Club. nieces, Susan Ann and Karen Lee Scherer, who were adopted early this week by Mr. and Mrs. Leon Scherer. Twenty guests attended the informal affair and presented the little girls with miscellaneous gifts. A salad plate was served by the hostesses, who used roses and sweet- peas to decorate their home. Mrs. Faulkner Complimented MAN3IA—Nine members of the Four fetatoos Club held their month- Ir meeting Wednesday night at the home of Mrs. Glenna Braden in Monette, to celebrate the birthday of Mrs. Francys Faulkner, librarian a* Manila High School. Quests included Mrs. Edd Benson, afes. Lucy Hornberger, Mrs. Eliz- abetti Miles, Mrs. Faulkner, Mrs. Fox, Mrs. Jean Ashabranner, Mw. Norma Ashabranner, Mrs. Jtaogene Sweet and Miss Thelma The Jwie meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Sweet. Mrs. V.T. : Neely Is Complimented On 94th Birthday Mfes. V. T. Neely celebrated her 94fch birthday Thursday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George Perry and Mr. Perry, with whom she lives at Huffman. Present to help their mother celebrate her birthday were Mr. a»d Mrs. Perry and their daughter, Miss Neely Perry, another daughter. Mrs. Delmar LaMastus, Mr. LaMastus and their grandson, Jerry Sanders, all of Conchas Dam, New Mexico, and two sons. W. B. Neely, who also makes his home with Mr. and Mrs. Perry, and A. M. Neely and Mrs. Neely of Houston, Texas. One other son, Ernest Neely, was unable to arrive from his Victoria, Texas, home in time for the celebration, but will oome Tuesday with his son, Solon Neely, to visit his mother. Other out-of-town guests who joined members of the family for the birthday celebration included Mr. and Mrs- John Buck of Senath, Mo., Mrs. J. R. Buck of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Will Moody of Caruthersville, and Mr. ' and Mrs. Blan H. Williamson of Tyler. Several Blytheville relatives -attending included a brother-in -law, Tom Nance, a sister-in-law, Mrs. Frankie Jolley, a niece, Mrs. William Haynes, and Miss Ann Nance. Mrs. Neely received numerous gifts from friends who called during the day. The hostess used arrangements of waxy magnolias and rosebuds to decorate her entertaining rooms. Mrs. Loy Welch held high score in bridge games played, and Mrs. Pryor was second high. Kibitizer Club Is Entertained When Mrs. J. M. Williams, Jr., entertained members of the Kibitzer Club Thursday afternoon at her home, she also was hostess to two guest players, Mrs. Russell H. Fair and Miss Arden Ferguson. Roses and pinks were used to decorate the Williams home, and the hostess served her guests a dessert course preceding the bridge games. High score prize was won by Mrs- Alex Curtis and second high by Mrs. R. G. McHaney. Armorel Baptist Auxiliary Meet Auxiliaries of the Armorel Baptist Church met Thursday night at the church for their first meeting since their recent reorganization, with the Rev. J. E. Cooper, pastor, presiding at the opening exercises. Each group, assisted by its leaders, presented its program separately. These groups included the Sunbeams, the intermediate and junior R.A.'s, the intermediate and junior G.A.'s, the Y.W.A. and the youth brotherhood. Forty nine young people and Miss Betty Long, Bride-Elect, Complimented Miss Betty Long, bride-elect of Billy Freeman, was honored Thursday night when Miss Faye Reid entertained 30 guests at the home of Mrs. R. O. Burton at 710 Adams. Party rooms were decorated with sweetpeas and roses. As the guests arrived they autographed an organdy apron which was later presented the honoree by the hostess as a memento of the occasion. Party games were played during the evening. After presentation of the gifts, Miss Reid served individual cakes iced in pink and white, together with iced drinks. The hostess was assisted by Mis; Margaret Long and Mrs. Burton, sisters of the bride-elect, and honored guests included Mrs. Amelia Long and Mrs. R. L. Freeman, mothers of the engaged couple. Miss Long, who wore a red frock with white accessories, was presented a corsage of white carnations. Vendredi Club Holds Meeting Miss Betty Nell Holland and Mrs. Frank Hall were guest players with members of the Vendredi Bridge Club when Mrs. Elmer Clark entertained the club at her home last night for their regular weekly bridge game. High score prize was won by Miss Holland, second high by Mrs. Hall and bridge by Mrs. Dick Osborne. Mrs. Clark served ^a dessert course preceding the games. Vera Goodrich Hostess to GEO Red and white roses were used in profusion Thursday night when Miss Vera Goodrich entertained at her home for members of the G.E.O. Club and two guest players, Mrs. Tom A. Little, Jr., and Mrs. William Jontz. In bridge games played during the evening, high score prize was won by Mrs. J. C. Ellis Jr., second high by Mrs. W. H. O'Keefe and bridgo by Mrs. Frank Seay. A dessert course was served. An ankle-slimming routine and housework can be combined easily. When using a dust mop or carpet sweeper, tiptoe. Do this for only a few minutes the first day and gradually work up to tiptoeing through the entire mopping process. eight adults were present. The Rev. and Mrs. Cooper led in group singing after classes. OPENS 6:45 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS AT DUSK 2 SHOWS EVERY NITE! RAIN or SHINE! Coming Events Monday Woman's Society of Christian Service of Lake Street Methodist Church meeting at church, 7:30 p.m. Jewel Abernathy and Evelyn Stafford 'Circles of Trinity Baptist Church meeting at the church for business and visitation. Katie Hatton YWA meets with Miss Maxine Hill, 7:15 p.m. Solly Hiett YWA of First Baptist Church meeting with Mrs. Leon Jones. Cradle Roll Workers of First Baptist Church meet with Mrs. J. T. Westbrook, 2 p.m. Tuesday B*st Side Garden Club meeting •with Mrs. W. Leonard Smith at Armorel, 2:30 p. m. Marion Cook Circle of Trinity Baptist Church meeting with Mrs. C. S. Birmingham, 7:30. p.m. Mrs. W. H. Baer entertaining Octave Club. N * If Club meeting with Mrs. Jam** Vest. Mrs, E. M. Begenold IE hostess to Tuesday Club. Col, John Martin Chapter of D.A.C. having meeting and covered ditto luncheon at Woman'* Club, 10:10 a.m., with Mr*. J. C. Bill* and Mn. O. A. Kale, Hostesses. TTcdnssitj lire. Junes B. Clark entertaining Town it Country Club. Otab ttffct meeting with Mrs. Ot- Mn. w. A. BoHtafiworth eoter- tateJng Wedneeday Okfflfcn Club. l<rt Johnny While SATURDAY ONLY Double Feature Program HORIZON PRODUCTIONS PRESENT 'WHEN I GROW Ul TECHNICOLOR CARTOON "BILLY MOUSE' SUNDAY & MONDAY First Blytheville Showing T«£ FOUR MOST CXCfTfMO WORDS CVC* HURLED AT YOU MOM A SOWD TRACK 1 PLUS TWO COLOR CARTOONS: 'Drag Along Droopy" & "Tortadorable' ADMISSION 50c CHILDREN UNDER 12 FREE WITH PARENTS Mrs. Roy NankiVell of Athens, Tenn., who with her three little daughters, is spending two weeks here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Bush, was guest of honor at a tea given Thursday afternoon by her mother. Fifty guests called at the Bush home between the Jiouri of 2:30 and 5:30 o'clock. Refreshments were served from the dining table, overlaid with a Maderia cloth and centered with an arrangement of pink roses and carnations in a low silver bowl. Vases of larkspur were used in the living room, and other spring flowers were placed at vantage points throughout the entertaining rooms of the home. Mrs, Nankivell, who wore a frock of black and white cotton, was presented with a shoulder corsage of white carnations, and Mrs. Bush, who received her guests in a dress of pink linen, also wore white carnations. Assisting Mrs. Bush throughout the afternoon were Mrs. C. S. Lemons, Mrs. W. Marion Williams, Mrs. Ray Hall, Mrs. F. E. Scott, Mrs. William Farrimond, Mrs. Marcus Evrard, Mrs. Alvin Huffman Jr., Mrs. John Lenti, Mrs. Johnny Marr, Mrs, Robert Lipscomb and Mrs. C. G. Redman. An out-of-town guest was Mrs. H. G. Kilbourne of Boston, Mass., houseguest of Mrs. George M. Lee. TIE Club Meets In Lambert Home Mrs. William Lambert was hostess Thursday night at her home complimenting members of the T. L. E. Club and one guest, Mrs. Wallace Smith. Garden flowers were used in the entertaining rooms of the home where a dessert course was served the guests preceding the bridge games. High score prize was won by Mrs. J. F. Scrape, second high by Mrs. Smith and bridge by Mrs. Gilbert Smythe. Vacation Bible School to Start Vacation Church School will begin at First Methodist Church Monday and will close June 11. Sessions will be from 8:30 to iO:30 a.m., and will include study, handwork, worship and play. Mrs. Jessee Taylor will be dean of the school, and Mrs. J. W. Adams will be purchasing agent. Mrs. Jerry Hearn will be superintendent of kindergarten and that group will be studying the unit "Our Daily Bread." Mrs. William Wyatt will be superintendent of the primary department, which will study "Jesus The Friend" and Miss Mary Hubler will be superintendent of the junior department^ which will study "The Story of the Church." TOP LEACHVILLE SENIORS — Donna Sue Newsom (left) daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ruffin Newsom, was valedictorian of the senior class of Leachville High School and Betty Swihart, daughter of Mr/ and Mrs. Johnny Swihart, was salutatorian. Mary Shultz Is Wed to Riley Roebuck At the Hospitals Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Betty Pruitt, city Mrs. Lura Carney, city Pamela Brown', city Mrs. Lucian Thompson, city Walls Hospital Dismissed: Nikki Skelton, Manila Mrs. Lofton Sites and baby, city Bruce Moody, city The marriage of Miss Mary Ellen +Shultz of Blytheville to Pfc. Riley Roebuck, son of Mr. and Mrs. Riley Roebuck Sr., of Lakeland, Fla., is announced today by the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Shultz of Blytheville. The double ring rites were solemnized May 4 in the Methodist Church at Lakeland in the presence of a small group of friends and relatives. The bride, given In marriage by her brother-in-law, Floyd Duvall of Lakeland, wore an afternoon dress of white embroidered organdy, ballerina length, and fashioned with a low scoop neckline. Her corsage was of white carnations. Mrs. Duvall served her sister as matron of honor and only attendant. Mr. and Mrs. George Duvall entertained with an informal reception at their Lakeland home immediately following the ceremony. The tiered wedding cake was surrounded by pink rosebuds and flanked by candles in silver candleholders. Following /a brief wedding trip, the bride has returned to Lakeland to make her home while her husband is on overseas duty in Korea. LUXORA NEWS By MRS. EARL M. HEWLETT Luxorans attending funeral services for Mrs. Joe Hiers in Memphis were Mr. and Mrs. Russell Bowen, Mrs. Julia Owens, Mr. and Mrs. Bowles, Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Bogan, Mrs. T. F. Hudson and Miss Margaret Moffett. Mrs. Hiers was a sister of Mrs. O. Houghton and an aunt of Mrs. John Thweatt, both of Luxora. Mrs. C. S. Scott and Mrs. Ray Graham from Memphis were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Denton. Mrs. A. J. Lynch of Lansing, Mich., is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Tom McCallis. Mrs. Grover Driver is in Atlanta, Ga. f to visit her son, Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Driver and family, for 10 days vacation. f Mrs. Sue Brown is visiting her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Hayes McGowen, and family in Memphis. Mrs. Emma Koch spent the weekend with her son, Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Koch, in Osceola. She is planning to visit her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. H. Wilson in Grand Tower, 111., for about three weeks. Mrs. Koch is recovering from an operation and is improving slowly. Mrs. C. E. Hughes from Banning, Calif., is visiting her granddaughter, Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Aliens- worth, of Luxora, and her daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Lowe in Osceola. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times LAST TIMES TODAY Double Feature MTHUR TREACNER MARION HUTTON fill OS80SWE in ORCHESTRA —AND— "ANY words a rat like you speaks are FIGHTIN' word*!" Serial "Jungle Raiders" No. 9 Cartoon "Fountain Of Youth" Sun., & Mon. Double Feature TlCMNlCOlOB | STAftf THt TOPSJN MUSICAL TAUNT I ,| XllVEA GIRL A BREAK" I MAKE mtf COWER MM* *fv |1CHAMPION*REYNOLDSJ —AND— METRO NEWS RAZORBACK DRIVE-IN 25 SUNDAY DINNER APPETIZERS Cream of Mushroom Soup, Chilled Tomato Juice ENTREE Baked Young Tom Turkey, Sage Dressing $1.25 Broiled Sirloin Steak $1.25 Barbecued Fresh Ham $1.25 CHOICE OF TWO Buttered Asparagus Tips Corn O'Brien Creamed English Peas Snowflake Potatoes PINEAPPLE AND COTTAGE CHEESE SALAD RICE PUDDING—DESSERT Fried Jumbo Shrimp, F. F. Salad $1.25 1/2 Fried Chicken, F. F. Salad $1.50 Chicken • Fried Turtle $1.25 Try Our Take Home Specials! Spaghetti — Baked Beans — Chicken Barbecue Hot Rolls — Pink Soft Ice Cream CHILD'S PLATE Every Sunday Bits of News Mr. and Mrs. Shleies Edwards and children, Jerry and Mary Lou, j will leave tomorrow morning for j Conway to attend graduation exercises at Hendrix College tomorrow afternoon when their son, the Rev. Bob Edwards, will receive his B.A. degree. The Rev. Mr. Edwards plans to go to Southern Methodist University on June 15 to continue his studies. Miss Neely Perry, who has been a member of the New Madrid, Mo., j school faculty for the past year, has arrived to spend two weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Perry, at Huffman. She will leave after two weeks to attend Summer school at Arkansas State in Jonesboro. The Rev. and Mrs. Allen Van I Horn of Forrest City, spent Thursday here as guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Carter. Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Walker of Mayfield, Ky., arrived yesterday to be the week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Gaines and family. Miss Peggy Deskin arrived yesterday from Indianapolis, Ind., to spend two weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Deskin. Henry Burnett of Blytheville has been admitted to Memphis Baptist Hospital, where he underwent surgery this morning. He is in Room 25. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Snyder of Pensacola, Fla., are visiting here as guest of their son, Ralph Snyder, a member of the graduating class of Blytheville High School who received their diplomas at commencement exercises held last night. Mrs. Fannie Lintzenich has been removed to her home at 1133 Willow from Campbell's Clinic in Memphis where she had been undergoing treatment for a broken hip. Her condition is reported to be improved. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Lanham have! as their guest their son, Jimmy Watson, of Pensacola, Fla., who came especially to attend the commencement exercises at Blytheville High School last night. Mrs. Clyde Southern will leave tomorrow to spend two weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John S. Dodds, in Newbern, Tenn. Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Hale and son, George, Jr., of Burdette, will leave Friday for Fayetteville to attend graduation exercises at the University of Arkansas where Miss Margery Hale will receive her bachelor of science degree. Miss Hale and her sister, Miss Ruth Hale, also a student at the Univer- sity, will accompany their parents and brother home for the summer. Mrs. Noble Gill and son, Jim, will leave tomorrow morning for Junction City, La., where they will spend a week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Stevenson. They will be accompanied as far as Little Rock by Noble Gill, Jr., who will spend a week attending Boys' State. Miss Allyce Nelson of Memphis is the week end guest of her brother, R. A. Nelson and family. Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Gee have as their weekend guest, R. L. Stockett of Clarksdale, Miss., formerly of Biytheville. Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Scherer, their daughter, Mrs. H. P. Parris Jr and daughter, Pattie, of Memphis, and Mrs. Maude Greene will spend tomorrow in Memphis with Mr. Scherer's brother, Clarence Scherer who is a patient at Baptist Hospital there. Mrs. A. B. Colston, who has been undergoing treatment at Walls Hospital for the past four days, will be confined .:to the hospital for several more days, though her condition is slightly improved. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Nelson of Milwaukee, Wis., arrived today to spend the weekend with her mother, Mrs. G. W. Smith and family. Mrs. Nelson is the former Miss Freida Smith of Blytheville. John Bruce Wilson, son of Mrs. B. B. Wilson of Blytheville, has been awarded a fellowship at the University of Florida, where he is working on his Fh. D. degree, majoring in psychology. Mr. Wilson won an assistanceship at the University for the year 1953-54 in education. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Smith of Los Angeles, Calif., and Mrs. Tom McGarrity of Memphis, axe visiting here as guests of their sisters, MrsJ M. T. Moon, and Mr. Moon and Mrs. W. T. Barnett and Mr. Barnett. Mr. and Mrs. Smith came by plane from their California home to Memphis, where they were joined by Mrs. McGarrity. Farris McCalla was dismissed today from Chickasawba Hospital where he underwent minor surgery. Mrs. Perry Barber and son, Tommy, of Lawrence, Kansas will arrive Monday to visit her mother, Mrs. G. W. Dillahunty and other relatives. Jerry Halsell, a -student at Arkansas State College, has arrived to spend the summer with his parents, Mr. and Mrs- H. L. Halsell, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Boyd returned last night from, a 10-day vacation spent in Tennessee and Mississippi. They were accompanied home by their son, Howell Boyd, who has been attending University of Mississippi at Oxford, and who will be home for the summer, Miss Peggy Zachry arrived today from Arkansas State College to spend the summer with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Zachry and family. AFTERNOON PLAY SCHOOL June 7 Through August 27. Plenty Shade. Ages 4-7. Misses Barbara £ Rosemary Monaghan 901 W. Ash St. Phone 2-2209 AIR CONDITIONED BY REFRIGERATION Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a., and 4 p.m. for Rltz & Roiy Program Announcements Double Feature Program PRISONERS -• HAL MARCH . GEORGE E. STONE Jtoy "rt *»«•« P!«T Or "WT OffiUNG fttfw* kjr JOKY THOMAS - Direct* (7 CT WTK Se«« Pty Cj DeVALLON SCOTT Produced bj SAM KATZIM* BncM by WCHWO ME CARTOON "RELUCTANT With a whoop and a holler, right out of the wild 'n' wooly wttl as it never was, comes... Par. News & Cartoon "Magoo Goat Skiing'

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 15,800+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free