The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 4, 1954 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 4, 1954
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JAO. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 1954 Mw- Nathan Wade, Society Editor Society News Crt/»ififTr UMifnr 9 Phone 3-4461 Summer Activities Are Planned By Country Club Officials A summer filled with social activities is being planned at the Blyibeville Country Club, following election of officers of the "'Ladies of the Country Club." Officers and House-Hostess Com-* mittee will make up a board in] charge of such affairs and serve with Gene Butler of Osceola and J. T. Sudbury, members of the social committee of the general club. Officers elected at a recent meeting were Mrs. Samuel F. Norris, president; Mrs. Dale . S/ Briggs, vice president; Mrs. P. D. Foster Jr., secretary-treasurer. Mrs. W. J. Pollard has been appointed chairman of the House-Hostess Committee with Mrs. J. W. Adams. Mrs. Ruth Eleanor Afflick and Mrs. E. A. Btacy as other members. The club will continue to sponsor a buffet supper each Saturday night. Other members without reservations also will be served regular menus, with the new hostess, Mrs. Welch Foster, in charge. The game weekly duplicate bridge is on Tuesday night with Mrs. Henry Humphreys chairman and Mrs. Arnold Miller co-chairman of the Country Club League and Mrs. C. C. Councille as director. A dance- is to be given Saturday night. June 12. with Mr, Butler and Mr. Sudbury in charge of arrangements. Hilbourne (Pappy) Graves and bis band of Memphis will furnish music. All members of the club will be Club for a game night Thursday, June 24, at. which the new officers and members of the House-Hostess Committee will serve as hostesses. The monthly luncheon for ladies and guests will be held Tuesday, June 29, with Mrs. Henry Hum- Committee. The annual Fourth of July celebration will be held Monday, July 5, following golf matches. A carnival party will be staged with Mrs. E. A. Stacy as general chairman. A barbecue, carnival attractions, fireworks and dance music are to be included in the entertainment. Mt-s. X. M. Regenold will serve ae chairman of the Hostess Committee for the July monthly luncheon for ladies and guests. Work already has been started by Ibe new committee in improvement of the dub's physical properties under the chairmanship of Mrs. Pollard. A room used for storage is being rearranged and four new chairs have been acquired, for use in card games. Tiie entire club is being cleaned and some painting done, along witti minor repairs. The committee spent Thursday in work and wiU devote Tuesday to painting of the tables on the dining porch. George Hubbard, Jr.. is president of the Country Club. Tops Im Junior Sports -18 Sue Burnett There's youth and charm in every line of this sun-loving dress for a junior miss. And to match or contrast, a tiny bolero. Pattern No. 8455 is in sizes 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 18. Size 12, dress, 3V 4 yards of 39-inch; bolero, 1 yard. 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, our complete pattern magazine. A complete guide in planning a well rounded wardrobe for spring* through-iummer. Exclusive Dealers for CENTURY SPRAYERS •ee Ifi Btfore Yoi Buy! US 1. Mtfc—Phone 1-4404 Bits of News Mrs. Gray Arwood, mother Mrs. James Harding, will undergo major surgery today at the Jackson-Madison County Memorial Hospital, in Jackson, Tenn. She is in Room 215. H. G. McHaffey was motored to Memphis today by his son, Robert, and daughter/ Mrs. J. T. Hipp, where he will consult his specialist. Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Sheppard of Dell and Mr. and Mrs. William Knight of Maiden, Mo., are in Memphis today for the graduation of their daughter and sister from Memphis State, where she will receive her bachelor of science degree in Home Economics. Mrs. A. B. Fail-field, superintendent of Peabody School at Georgia State College for Women, Milledgeville, Ga., arrived last night to visit her mother. Mrs. W. I. Denton. Virginia Anne Bingham of Caruthersville, Mo., has arrived in Blytheville to visit her aunts, Mrs. Richard Milton, Mr. Milton and children and Mrs. W. C. Goodman and Mr. Goodman. Mrs. Walter Morrow of Little Bock arrived yesterday to spend several days with her sister, Mrs. C. A. Cunningham and Mr. Cunningham. Rowland Mitchell, who has completed his freshman year at the University of Arkansas, has arrived with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Mitchell of Half "Moon. Mrs. J. A. Davis of Armorel has been admitted to Chickasawba Hospital, where she is in Room B-21. Undergoing a series of treatments, Mrs. Davis will not receive visitors. Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Burks, Mrs. Roland Warrington and sons, Rowland and Eddie. Mrs. John (Tip) Hollingsworth and daughter. Patricia, left this morning for Fayetteville where they will be guests of their son and brother, Pat Burks and Mrs. Burks. They went especially to attend the graduation exercises at University of Arkansas when Mr. Burks will receive his degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. Warren McClure, a sophomore at Arkansas Tech at Russellville, was named this, semester on the dean's list. Jimmy Culbertson is scheduled to arrive home today f-rom Mississippi Southern College, Hattiesburg s where he has just completed his sophomore year. Arriving here yesterday from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville was Eddie Joe Whittle, who completed his freshman year there. Miss Billie Jane Rodgers left this morning to spend the week end in Memphis. She went especially to attend the wedding Sunday of Miss Ruby McFadden t-o Hugh Fittler. Mrs. W. B. Tanner left for Chapel Hill, N. C., where her son, James M. Tanner, will receive his doctor of philosophy degree in psychology at the University of North Carolina June 7. Mr. Tanner is the grandson of Mrs. T. J. Mahan. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Garrett of Steele, Mo., announce the birth of their first child, a daughter this morning at Chickasawba Hospital. Gave Marcann is the name chosen for the baby. Mrs. Garrett is the former Miss La Vonne Portlock, daughter of Mrs. J. W. Portlock of Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Laster of Minneapolis, Minn., who were touring the South, stopped in Blytheville yesterday where they visited with her cousin, Mrs. Prank Wagner, Sr., and family. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Rodgers and daughter, Miss Billie Jane Rodgers, and his mother. Mrs. J. D. Rodgers, have returned from a trip to Mississippi and Georgia where they spent 12 days visiting with their relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Carlton have as their guests for the week end, Major and Mrs. C. L. Crane and children of Port Sill, Okla. Mrs. Clarence Webb and daughter, Donna, of Port Hood. Texas, are the guests of Mrs. Webb's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Wise. Capt. Webb will arrive later for a visit with the Wises and his moth- Overweight? SWEETENS INSTANTLY WITHOUT CALORIES! HAS NO FOOD VALUE Guaranteed NON-FATTENING Uso FASWEET in Drinks, Corrals, Fruits and Cooking ONE BOTTLE SWEETENS son GLASSES ICED TEA! Duplicate League Has Meeting A monthly masterpoint game was conducted last night at Hotel Noble, when members of the Blytheville Duplicate Bridge League met. Play consisted of a seven-table Mitchell movement. Mrs. J. F. Etchieson and Mrs. George Wiggs won high score with 97 \<' z points for I East and West. ' Mrs. O. W. McCutchen and Mrs. W. D. Chamblin won first place for North and South with 94 points. " Other east and west winners were Mr, and Mrs. Harry W. Haines, second with 96 y z points; Mrs. Ruth Eleanor Afflick and Mrs. R. F. Kirshner, third with 91 points; and Mrs. Charles Gerrald and 0. S. Crowell, fourth with 89 points. Winners of north and south were Mrs. T. J. Barnes and Mrs. Victor Stilwell, second with 92'/ 2 points; Mrs. Dick J. White and Mrs. B. A. Lynch, third with 91 J / 2 points; and Mr. and Mrs, Jim Roleson, fourth place with 86!/a points. Chillion Club ! Is Entertained Mrs. W. A. Hollingsworth was hostess at her home Wednesday afternoon to members of the Wednesday Chillion Club. Mrs. Hollingsworth is a frequent guest of the club members. Mrs. Mary Hatfield took top honors in the card games, with second going to Mrs. O. O. Elkins, Sr., and third going to Mrs. E. R. Jackson. The hostess served iced drinks during the games and at the close of the games, she served a salad course. Marriage Licenses The following couple has received a marriage license from the county clerk, Mrs. Elizabeth Blythe Parker: Odis R. Canady and Mary Lou Dunivan, both of Manila. er, Mrs. Frank Webb. Guest of Mrs. Ross D. Hughes is Mrs. Frank Garner of St. Louis, Mo. Mrs. O. W. McCutchen and Mrs. W. D, Chamblin will be in Greenwood, Miss., this weekend where they will participate in a bridge tournament. While there they will be the guests of Mrs. Harry Patton. Accompanying Mrs. Gertrude Holiman to Batesville. Ark., yesterday for a home demonstration meeting were Mrs. Lee Stiles, Mrs. Mary Scrape, Mrs. W. L. Smith and her sister, Mrs. G. E. Caudell of Covington, Tenn. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times FRI., & SAT. Double Feature UWVCRSAMNTERNATIONAl PICTURE —AND— Get rt of your Grocer's VltCIMIA «MT »AVI» •••<* Serial "Jungle Raiders" No. 10 Cartoon "Happy Valley" SUN., & MON. Double Feature THOSE COIOR BY TECHNICOLOR MM FLEMING ^TERESA NEWER GENE BURRY J GUY MITCHELL MS IMOREHEAG THE A Paramount Picture —AND— Metro News Shower Is Given At Lost Cane A party was given last night at Lost Cane in the club house there to entertain Mrs. Clifford Veach. Hostesses for the layette shower were Mrs. J. B. Homer, Mrs. Ben Oeff, Mrs. Gene Workman, Mrs. Jimmy Baugher and Miss Betty Mullins. A giant stork surrounded by layette gifts, and holding gifts in the traditional diaper suspended from his beak, provided the center of attraction. Three chairs of honor were especially decorated for the honoree, her mother, Mrs. Everette Brown, and her mother-in-law, Mrs. Raydo Veach. Baby toys and alphabet blocks, with prim roses, dafsies and other summer flowers completed decorations. Favors, napkins, and refresh ments were in keeping with the theme and colors. The 42 guests attending were entertained during the evening by games directed by Mrs. Baugher. Prizes went to Mrs. Donald Veach, Mrs. Marie Priest and Mrs. Brown. The hostesses, who presented the honored guests with a corsage of yellow rosebuds upon her arrival, served party foods and punch at the conclusion of the evening. Dorcas Class Meeting Held The Dorcas Class of the First Baptist Church met in the home of Mrs. J. W. Purtle Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Ethel Wiggins as co-hostess. Mrs. Pearl Hires gave the opening prayer, Mrs. M. W. Lewis conducted the business session. The devotional was given by Mrs. Victoria Gilbert followed by prayer by Mrs. M. W. Brigham. The meeting was closed with prayer by Mrs. C. S. Lemons after which the hostess served refreshments. At the Hospitals Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Carl Blackard, City David McCullough, City Mrs. Oliver Ollison and baby, City One of the prettiest beach hats to come forth in a long time is a big cotton cartwheel that ties under the chin. At sundown, it folds into a matching case. Read Courier News Classified Ads. -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 -,m LON WcCALLISTER • WANDA HENDRK - PRESTO* FOSTER • «M*n by MKRY SHIMM* • fmtuat * caittf sum — AND— JEAN SIMMONS VICTOR MATURE MFFAIR WITH AJTRAKGfR "Popeye" Cartoon Saturday Double Feature mas Tfjas JOHN WAYNE —AND— n iieciacilir! Ttriltiif! Cartoon & Serial: 'Return Of Capt. Marvel" Sat. Owl Show 11:30 *om M-6-M'$ treasure chest of mystery novels! Plus Cartoon "Secret Code" Serial Cooter News A large number of former residents of this vicinity were here over the week end especially to attend the first home coming celebration at Steele which came to a close Monday night. Among those here were Mr- and Mrs. Barney Robinson and children of Savannah, Tenn., who were the guests of his father, W. R. Robinson and family at Steele; Mr. and Mrs. Ray E, Jones and daughter, Paula, of St. Louis, who were guests in the J. B. McClure and Ruel Asher homes; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Keller of St. Louis, who visited his mother, Mrs. Cubie Higdon. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Perry and Mr. and Mrs. Dick Michie, all of St. Louis, who were guests of George Gilliland and other relatives; Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Wagster, also of St. Louis, who visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Wagster and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Maclin; Mr. and Mrs. Herman Lawler and son, Perry Lynn of Milan, Tenn. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Brooks of East St. Louis, 111., who were guests of his mother, Mrs. Susie Brooks; Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Jones and daughter of Marston, who were guests of Maureen Aas- craft; Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Brown and children of Cape Girardeau and Miss Donna Brown of Sikeston who were guests of his father, G. F. Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Burnett and son of St. Louis, who were guests of Mr. Barnett's mother, Mrs. Mary Barnett; Joe Neil Davis and Dee Barger of Chicago, 111., who were visitors in the homes of their parents, Mr. and Mrs- J. Q. Davis and Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Barger. Mrs. Ruby McGowden and daughter, .Carrol of Dexter, who were visitors in the home of Mrs. Ada Hollinsworth. Ronald Wagster accompanied his grandfather Q. C. Wagster to St. Louis this week for a check-up at Barnes Hospital. Mr. Wagster underwent an operation there several weeks ago on his eyes and is improving rapidly- They returned Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Gentry and son, Jimrm'e, who have been living here for the past two years operating a dry cleaning plant have moved to Wilson, Ark., where Mr. Gentry is manager of another dry cleaners. Mrs. Ed Lawler, who has been seriously ill at the Pemiscot County Memorial Hospital in Hayti, is re- County Memorial in Hayti, is reported as improving. Miss Carol Dennis has gone to Flint, Mich., to spend her school vacation with her mother, Mrs. Helen Helsey. Jonnie and Jerry Bryon, sons of Mr. and Mrs. William Bryon of Gray, Ind., arrived over the week end for several weeks visit with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Barger, and other relatives. Robert H. Walters has returned to Pueblo, Colo., where he is employed after a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Waters. He came especially for funeral services lor hi* uncle, James B. Hinson who died at the Veterans Hospital in Poplar Bluff last week. Tommie Duke Lewis left Tuesday for a week's visit in St. Louis with Ronald, Byrd and family. Mrs. Ellis Hunt, who underwent a major operation in Memphis two weeks ago and who has been staying in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Royce East, at Memphis is expected to be able to be moved to her home in Cooter this week. Mr. Hunt is with her. Mrs. Emma Wright has returned home .after a visit with relatives in Jackson, Tenn. Mrs. Mac Shepherd of Hayti was visiting relatives here Sunday. Mrs. Shepherd who has been very ill following a stroke she suffered several weeks ago, is reported improving rapidly. She was accompanied here by her cousin, Mrs- Opal Sweat of Hayti. A. S. Miller and daughter, Mrs. Fannie Copeland returned Tuesday after a visit with relatives in St. Louis. Virgil Jones attended the races in Indianapolis over the week end, Mrs. Harold Dennis and Miss Jessica Ann Perry will leave this week end to attend college in Jonesboro. Donna Faye McClure has gone to East St. Louis, 111., for a visit with Mr. and Mrs- Frank Brooks and children. Tommie and Billie Dennis of Waukegan, 111., were the guests of their sister, Mrs. J. W. Neil and family over the week end. Mrs. Buddy Rider of Memphis, the former Miss Alline Wagster of Cooter is recovering from a major operation. J. W. Lucy of- St. Louis spent last week end here with his .son, Herman Lucy, and family. He was accompanied here by another son, Lloyd Lucy and family who were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Dolen Pritchard. Charlie Fisher who has just completed basic training with the U. S. Army is spending his furlough here with his wife and other relatives. From here he will go to a camp in Texas for further training. The son recently born to Mr. and Mrs. James Ashcraft of Jackson, formerly of Cooter, 'has been named James Allen. Miss Evaline Webb will leave the latter part of this week for Washington, D. C-. where she will teach school. 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They were joined there by their daughter, Miss Billie Gaines Mann, who is a member of the Ouachita Choir. The choir sang at the Convention Friday. The group will return home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Weinberg Elizabeth Ann and Jean Rhodes were Memphis visitors during the week. Sonny Steed left Tuesday to attend summer school at Ole Miss. Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Weingerg and daughter, Lynn, were in Memphis for the day Monday. Mrs. George Cone was a Memphis visitor Tuesday. Mrs. Jasper Tomason underwent surgery Tuesday morning at the Osceola Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Maude Hudson is a patient at Methodist Hospital in Memphis where she underwent surgery Wednesday. , Miss Juanita Rhinehart left tins week for Memphis, where she has accepted a position with Union Planters Bank. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cox were in Horn Lake, Miss., Sunday where they attended the annual May Day celebration. Mrs. Nell Kent and Mrs. Charles Cannon attended the Southwestern Bell convention held in Jonesboro this week. Mrs. Charles Wilks £nd Mrs. Ed Chisenhall underwent sugery at the Methodist Hospital in Memphis this week. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Gilliam and daughter, June, have arrived for a visit with Mrs. Gilliam's parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Segraves. Mr. Gilliam is a professor at Hendrix College in Conway. Mrs. Laura Rogers is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Lenoard Fender- grass and family in Memphis. Mrs. Rogers received a broken foot in a fall while " visiting her daughter but is improved and will return home in a few days- Mrs. Thad Fulton, Mr§. Lan Williams and three children of Baytown, Tex., are guests of Mrs. J. H. Lovewell and Mr. and Mrs. B. Frank Williams. Mrs. Phil Burks and sons, Philip and John of Bedford, W. Va., will arrive Sunday night for a 10-day visit with Mrs: Burks' mother, Mrs. C. M. Harwell, and family. Do You Know? For Proof — Read Monday's Advertisement Wednesday's Answer Columbus Did Not Discover America In 1492! 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