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FAfttfW* BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, JUNE S, MM. Nathan Wade, Society Editor Society News fiA^iot.v TTHitnr 9 Phone 3-4461 Election Held By St. Stephens Auxiliary Here The Ladies Auxiliary of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church met in.the home of Mrs. R. I- Thompson last' night. The meeting was opened with a devotional given by Mrs. O. O. Hardawny. An election of officers for the coming year was held with Mrs. E. R. Mason, re-elected president, Mrs. E. J- Cure, vice-president, Mrs- S. S. Patterson, secretary and Mrs. Perry Darby, re-elected treasurer. The program consisted of two •hort talks, one on Whitsunday given by Mrs. S. S. Patterson, followed by one on St. Barnabas Day by Mrs. Leroy Hudleston. One guest, Mrs. Fitzhugh, of Canton, Miss., the Rev. Mr. Fitzhugh's mother, was present. ENGAGED—Miss Linda White Jsthebrde-elect of T. B, Riggs, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Riggs, Bits of News tr/ojtfu /! . at the conclusion of the meeting, j wwtCj all of Blytheville. The She was assisted by Miss Josephine Shibley. wedding will be solemnized the latter part of this month. Installation Conducted by Women of Christian Church Members of the study group of the First Christian Church met yesterday afternoon for an installation service at the home of Mrs. J. C. Ellis, when Mrs. J. C. Ellis. Jr.. was co-hostess. Visiting with the 18 members •was Mrs. W. O. Guerian, Sr., of Roswell, N. M., who is the house- fuest of her daughter, Mrs. James Terry. Mrs. W. D. Cobb called the meet- Ing to order by reading a poem The installation of new officers was conducted by Mrs, James W. Rainwater. Installed were Mrs. Albert Tay- Osceola Pupils To Present Dande Recital O6CEOLA—The annual dance recital presenting the pupils of Miss Margaret Moffet will be held tonight at 8 at the Osceola High School auditorium. Mrs- Elbert Leasure, Mrs. Steve Jeff cries and Miss Lonny Jo Olive will be piano accompanists. Miss Moffet has chosen the theme "Calendar Suite." featuring the twelve .months of the year. Those participating will be: Phyllis- Jeffries. Annelle Woodward. Becky Maxwell, Barbara Chafin, Janie Bradley, Dana Daniels, Mary Beth Jackson, Patty Guest, Suzanne Lloyd, Candis Baker. Linda Markam, Cheryl Cockrell. Susan White. Gary Brownlee. Diana Graves, Bettye Jane Blodgett. Becky Mann; Barbara Leasure. Marion Beckham, Ann Applebaum, Elizabeth Ann Ivy. Connie Bjorklund. Nancy Sue Silverblatt. Afton Cox, Rene Burr, Mary Rhodes. Lydia Pugh. Judy Gordon, Sandy Gordon, Sharon Smith, Ann Blodgett, Susan Owen. Bonnie Wade. Janey Lapides. Carolyn Howard. Virginia Howard, Peggy Betterton. Barbara Lacomb, Gwyn George, Brenda Permenter, Linda Morris, Leta Faye Richardson, Marietta Graves, Eva Lee Granes. Linda Leasure, Loraine Rogers. • Kay Whitmore. Jane Wilson, Jackie Little, Wil- lor, president; Mrs. James Terry, vice persident; Mrs. Bill Rader, recording secretary; Mrs. Joe McHaney. corresponding secretary; Mrs. James Lee Brooks, treasurer; and Mrs. Ellis, parliamentarian. Group leaders are Mrs. Ellis, Jr., Faith Group; Mrs. Cobb. Hope Group; Mrs. J. C. Lowe, Love Group and Mrs. B. F. Brogdon, Charity Group. Others installed witht Mrs. Eric Whitley, service director: Mrs. C. L. Moore, study director: Mrs. Rupert Crafton, worship director. During the service group singing was conducted, and Mrs. Rainwater offered the closing prayer. The offertory prayer was by Mrs. Cobb, which was followed by the program. "Return Visit," led by Mrs. John C. McHaney. Parts were given by Mrs. C. L. Moore and Mrs. George Barham. Mrs. "Cobb conducted a business session, and following the missionary benediction, refreshments were served from a tea table centered with snapdragons and roses, xvhich decorated other entertaining rooms. Osceola Clubs Win Awards OSCEOLA At the Arkansas Federation of Garden Clubs held at Arkadelphia recently, the Osceola Progressive Garden Club was awarded a certificate for having met all requirements for standard excellence. The Junior Progressive Garden Club received a merit award in recognition for outstanding accomplishments . The awards were received by Mrs. Bob Bailey, member of the Osceola Progressive Garden Club in absence of the club's president. Mrs. Bruce Ivy, and the Junior Club's sponsor, Mrs. Jesse Cramer, who were unable to attend. - •/ « P. 71-, I-,. TOI/Ufe Pays Burglars DETROIT i Burglars worked for hours over a safe in a flower shop, but couldn't break it open. Before departing, however, they liam Elias Jr' G. W. Hall. John j reached into a flower refrigerator Elkins Linda Phillips, Marty Hos- j and took some corsages and boxes •*•****•**•*"» * i IT-I \i 'hi irtVi +« »*ii * *• f-T-i A. VIM ford, Sue Lynch, Claude Lynch. Jr., Wayne Jacobs, Lana Jo Applebaum, Lynn Mann, Robert Hendon, Hava- la Henderson. Danette Cheatarn, Mary Lou Jones. Carwile and Sandra YWA Conducts Meeting Here The Katie Hatton Young Women's Auxiliary of the First Baptist Church met in the home of Miss Maxine Hill, last night. The meeting was opened with prayer by Miss Hill. Miss Mickey Allen gave the devotional and was in charge of the program. Assisting her were Miss Cliffie Overman, Miss Millie Ann Mallory and Miss Hill. The meeting was closed with prayer by Miss Overman, after which the hostess ,served refreshments. Overweight? which to put them. Their decision to take flowers, cost the shop $347. The owner explained: "For years I've kept office supplies'in the safe and money in a corsage box in the refrigerator." If stamping ink has left traces on your embroidery, fade it out with a weak bleaching solution. Then wash promptly in warm, sudsy water and rinse thoroughly.- Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bannister and children returned Sunday night from Fayetteville where they attended the graduation of her brother, Larry Ashley, who also received j his commission as a second lieutenant in the Air Force. They were joined in Fayetteville by her parents,. Mr. and Mrs. G/ G. Ashley, and son, Michael, of La Feria, Tex,, formerly of Blytheville. Mrs. J. E. Betts ana Mrs. Neeley Young and sons, Neeley and Buck, of Richmond, Va., will arrive here on Saturday to visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Churchill M. Buck. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Vaughn and daughter, Debra Jean, of Memphis 'and Mrs. Frank Carter of Dyersburg are visiting here with Mr. .and Mrs. Gube Caldwell. Mrs. .Carl Bailey, Jr., of Montgomery, Ala., is here visiting her mother, Mrs. D. M. Cuttler. Mr. Bailey will arrive by plane over the week end. Miss Virginia Swearengen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Swearengen. Sr., left Sunday for Fayetteville, Ark., where, she .will attend the summer session at University of Arkansas to begin work on her masters degree. Mr. and Mrs. J. Hines Walters and children, who have been with Mrs. Walters' mother, Mrs. L. F. May, since the death of Mr. May, have returned to their home in Birmingham, Ala. Their daughter, Cheri, remained here'to visit her grandmother through the month of June. Mrs. Jewel Lotta and Mrs. O. L. Baldridge of Caraway, Ark., were Sunday guests of Mrs. L. F. May and Mr. and Mrs. Winfield S. Mick. Mrs. L. F. May and Mrs. Winfield S. Mick were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. George Bader. Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. John R. Bader in Caruthersville. Mo.,\for a day this week. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Jackson are in Lawrence. 111., because of the death of Mrs. Jackson's brother, Oscar H. Walker. Sgt. Jimmy Garner arrived home this week end from Fort Tilclon, N. Y., after receiving his discharge from the Army following two years service. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Troy Garner and his wife.is the former Miss Evelyn Hudson, all of Blytheville. Miss Rosa Hardy'left today to spend the summer months with" her family in Gates, Tenn. S/Sgt. and Mrs. Charles F. Hart and daughter, Charlynn Jo, have arrived in the States after having spent two years' in Okinawa and Japan. Mrs. Hart is the daughter of Mrs. J. E. McFall of this city. They will arrive here sometime this week. Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Frederickson of Grand Island, Nebr., and Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Frederickson of Harlingen, Texas, arrived late yesterday to visit Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Frederickson and children, Jan and Allan. Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Frederickson left this morning tor Texas and Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Frederickson will remain here for several weeks. John Wilks. student at the University of Tennessee School of Medicine in Memphis, will arrive home to spend the week end with his mother. Mrs. Grace Wilks. Mrs. Russell Knott of Sioux City, la., has been here for 10 days with her sister. Mrs. Walter Card, and Mr. Card and her niece. Mrs. Riley I B. Jones, and family. Mrs. Jones j and Mrs. Card took her to Mem-1 phis today where she will leave by plane for her home. Herman Robinson of Corning, Ark-, is spending a week here visiting his mother, Mrs. Edwin Robinson. Charles Whitley. son of Mr. and Mrs. Eric Whitley, suffered a broken arm in a fall yesterday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Ira Lambert. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hrabrovsky, Wayne Rhoads and Paul Burks, were in Little Rock Saturday night to attend a meeting of the National Letter Carriers Association. GETS EGINEERING DEGREE — Gary B. Mason, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Mason, received his bachelor of science degree in civil engineering at the University of Arkansas in graduation exercises Friday. RECEIVES BA DEGREE — Miss Shirley King was awarded her bachelor of arts degree from the University of Arkansas in graduation exercises held Friday. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher King. U. OF A. GRADUATE — Patrick Richard Burks, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Burks of Blytheville, was awarded a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering in graduation exercises Friday at University of Arkansas. AWARDED DEGREE — Larry Ashley, formerly of Blytheville, was awarded a bachelor of science degree at the University of Arkansas at the graduation exercises there Friday, along with his commission. RECEIVES DIPLOMA — Miss Margery Hale, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Hale of Burdette. was among the gradutaes of the University of Arkansas on June 4. She received a bachelor of science degree. GRADUATES — Ira Neeley Koonce. son of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Koonce of Blytheville. has received his bachelor of science degree at the University of Arkansas. He received his commission as second lieutenant. Methodist Women Meet Here Eighty members of the Woman's Society of Christian Service of the First Methodist Church were entertained \vith a luncheon yesterday, when the Executive Board was host. The individual tables, where the guests were .seated, were centered with bouquets of early summer flowers. Mrs. L. E. Old presided over the business session, and the devotional was given by Mrs. R. B. Stout- Reports were given on the May Breakfast, and later, Mrs. Roy Bagley gave a report on the National Council of Church Women and the religious school for the Mexican migrants. Mrs. Old named the new circles and committees for the coming year, and a discussion was held on the WSCS meeting to be held in Jonesboro June. 9. The meeting was dimissed with prayer by Mrs. George Pyles. Haines. and Mr. Haines and daughters. Elizabeth and Harriett. She came especially to see her new granddaughter, Harriett. Mrs. P. B. Underwood, will enter the Baptist Hospital Thursday, where she will undego treatments for several days. Her daughter. Mr. H. H. Houchins, is with her. They were motored to Memphis yesterday by George Muir. Jr- Guests of Mrs. T. J- Mahan are her daughter, Mrs. Josiah Fort of Clarksville, Tenn,. and Mrs. Fort's daughter, Mrs. Bradford CantXvell, of Charleston. S. C. Condition of Mrs. John Lott, who L* in the Blyllieville Hospital, is reported improved. She is still not allowed to have visitors. Miss Rhonda Eaton, daughter of N. C,. will arrive today for a .visit end here and had ns her guest Miss Elanora Goddard. of New Haven, Conn. Rhonda returned to Mississippi Southern College, today for the summer semester. Also, Mr- and Mrs. Pat Burks, arrived to spend the summer here with their parents. Mr. and ..Mrs. Eddie Burks, ad Mrs. Coady Eaton. Mr. Burks. was graduated from the University of Arkansas Saturday night. Coming Events VVednesday Club Eight meets with Mrs. G. O. Poetz. Mrs. Felix*Carney is hostess to Wednesday Chillion Club. Thursday Elliott Fletcher Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy will hold a memorial service at 2:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Gean S. Atkinson- Mrs- Henderson Hall will be in charge- Members are urged to be present. Blytheville Duplicate League meets at Hotel Noble. Mrs. C. S. Baggett and Mrs. J. M. Cleveland are hostesses to the Mary Martha Class of the First Baptist Church at the Baggett home at 7 p. m. Friday Mrs. Cecil Graves is hostess to the Stitch and Chatter Club. Mrs, G. O. Poetz is hostess to the Friday Contract Club. Venredi Club meets with Mrs Billy Joe Gean. TO GET DEGREE — Luther Z. Goings, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Luther Goings, Sr., of Blytheville will receive •his bach' elor of science degree in pharmacy from the University of Arkansas School of Pharmacy June 14 in the Joseph T. Robinson Auditorium at- Little Rock. He will be associated with Woods Drug Corn- pa nv. The Brothers Were Close MERIDEN, Conn. !/P) — Winslow Chase, 13, was operated on for acute appendicitis. Within a few hours, his brother, Glendon, 15, became ill at a private school 100 miles away and rushed here. He, too, was operated on for acute appendicitis by the same surgeon and at the same hospital. Yorbro WSCS Meets In Thompson Home The Woman's Society of Christian Service of Yarbro Methodist Church met in the home of Mrs. Robert Thompson, last night. A candlelight pledge service was held with Mrs. Carl Burton, who was assisted by the officers, in charge. The opening song, "Have Thine Own Way," was followed with a scripture reading by Mrs. W. O. Hammond. A solo by Mrs. Charlie Krutz, "Open My Eyes," concluded the meeting. The golden age committee was named for this month with Mrs. Punk Willis and Mrs. Elza Wheeler in charge. The hostess served refreshments in the social hour which followed. 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