The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 10, 1954 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 10, 1954
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 1954 lire. Nathan Wade, Society Editor Society News SrMMpfiv FHitnr 9 Phone 3-4461 To Rep. Belknap Mr. and Mrs. George Curtis Bartholomew today announce the en- g^gement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Miss Patsy Ruth Bartholomew, to the Rev. Charlie William Belknap, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond O. Belknap, all of Blytheville. The wedding will be solemnized next month here. Miss Bartholomew was graduated from Blytheville High School where .she was a member of the Garden Club the Home Economics Club and the Beta Club. She was selected senior queen. Later she attended Blue Mountain College in Blue Mountain, Miss., where she completed her junior year in May. While there, she was a member of the Modenian Society, of which she was athletic director, and served as Librarian of the Baptist Student Union council. Also a graduate of Blytheville High School, the Rev. Mr. Belknap served as president of his senior class and was a member of the Choir and Boys Quartette, and was member of the National Honor Society. He attended General Motors Institute in Flint, Mich., for a year and later entered Ouachita College at Arkadelphia. He was ordained in the ministry last January at the First Baptist Church here. They will return to Arkadelphia this fall where both will be students at Ouachita College. Bible School iTo Close Here BETROTHED — Miss Patsy Ruth Bartholomew is betrothed to the Rev. Charlie William Belknap, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond 0. Belknap, it was announced today by the bride's-elect parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Curtis Bartholomew. They will be married next month. {Photo by Mason) Northeast Arkansas Bridge Tournament Is Planned Here The fourth annual Northeast Arkansas Championship Bridge Tournament will be held at Hotel Noble July 22-25 when the Blytheville Duplicate Bridge League will be host. On Friday 10-day Vacation Bible School of the First Baytist Church, in which 227 pupils and workers have enrolled with an average daily attendance of 1W, will be climaxed Friday at 7:30 p.m. with commencement services ki the church sanctuary. Th« evening'!! program will in- clud* th« Joint Worship Service, a demonstration by each department of Bible School activities, and a handwork exhibit. Th« theme of the Nursery Department activities for three-year- old children is "Learning of God's Love and Care"; Beginner children, four and five years of age, learned about "The Little Children's World"; the Primary Department, ages six- through eight, studied "Working Together in God's World"; theme for the Junior Department, ages nine through twelve, is "Living For Jesus Every Day"; and the Intermediate Department, ages thirteen through sixteen, have studied "The First Book About Jesus—the Gospel of Mark". Faculty members for the Vaca- tjon Bible School are: the Rev. E. C. Brown, pastor, Miss Hazel Brannen, principal, Mrs. J. W. Shouse, secretary, Mrs. C. M. Smart, pianist, Mrs. Lloyd Stickmon, storyteller, Mrs. Harold Davis, music director; Nursery Department—Mrs. Norman Stone, superintendent, Mrs. Varnal Deal, Mrs. C. L. McWaters, Jr., Mrs. Ted Wahl, and Mrs. Tommie Westbrook. Beginner Department — Mrs. Elton Jones, superintendent, Mrs. Thomas Brannum, Mrs. Roland Davis, Mrs. Eddie Ford, Jr., Miss Beatrice Hargett, Mrs. K. M. Larkin, Mrs. Nate Pack, Mrs. Dave Seymore, Mrs. John Sparks, Miss Sherry Sparks, Miss Gailya Stillwell *nd Mrs. Jack Vowell. Primary Department — Mrs. Byron Nail, superintendent. Mrs. Riley Adams, -Mrs. Joe Atkins, Mrs. Bill Bannister, Mrs. Robert Blaylock, Jr., Miss Marilyn Dougherty, Mrs. Bill Ellis. Mrs. Harold Eubanks, Miss Shirley King, Mrs. James Lentz, Mrs. Linwood Lewis, Mrs. Herman May, Miss Rosemary Monaghan, Mrs. Wayne Moore, and Miss Billie Jane Rodgers. Junior Department — Mrs. Darrell Lunsford, superintendent, Mrs. Utho Barnes, Mrs. Tony Birming- On Thursday, July 22, two events will be held, the Women's and Men's Pair Event, with the Ruth Edwards Trophy and the Sullivan- Nelson Trophy to be awarded. Two sessions for the Team-of-Four Championship, will be held, one on Friday, July 23, and the other on Saturday, July 24. The Clara Ma"r- tin Trophy will be awarded to the winners of the Mixed Pairs to be held Friday, July 23. A special Master Point Game will be held also on this date. Saturday. July 24, the Early Birds. Individual and the •first session of the Open Pair Championship sessions will be held. To conclude the tournament, the last session of the Open Pair event will be held with the winners being awarded the First National Bank Trophy. A Consolation Game is also on schedule. The defending champions are Mrs. Tom Moss and Mrs. J. A. Moore, Dyersburg, Tenn., women's pair; Dr. William A very, Monroe Solomons, Memphis, Tenn., M. A. Lightman and Pat Connerly, Memphis, Term., Men's Pair; Mrs. W. L. Terry and Mr. Solomons, Memphis, Term., Mixed Pair; Mrs. Ruth E. Afflick and Mrs. J. S. Roleson, Early Birds; Mrs. Houston Payne and Mrs. Fred Eberson. Open Pair. Officers of the host club are Mrs. B. A. Lynch, president; Mrs. O. W. McCutchen, vice-president; Mrs. J. F. Etchieson, secretary and treasurer; Mrs. Russell Phillips. Mrs. C. C. Councille, Harry W. Haines and J. S. Roleson, directors. The tournament committee in- ludes Mrs. Lynch, Mrs. Etchieson, Mrs. McCutchen and Mrs. Roleson. Tournament director will be J. M. Mathews of Fort Worth, Tex. Partnership arrangements a r. e under the direction of Mrs. Dick White, J. S. Roleson, Mrs. Eugenia Jenkins. Mrs. C. C. Councille and O. S. Crowell. Mrs. Ruth Eleanor Afflick, Mrs. Samuel F. Norris and Harry W. Haines are in charge of publicity. Mrs. McCutchen, Mrs. Phillips, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Stacy, Mrs. Audreanel Freeman. Mrs. R. C. Allen, Mr. and Mrs. Harry W. Haines, Mrs. E. B. Gee. Mrs. R. F. Kirshner and Mrs. W. D. Chamblin are in charge of entertainment and hospitality. Mrs. Etchieson, Mrs. Frank Grigsby. Mrs. Joe Ferguson, Mrs. A. H. McManus and M'rs. Charles Gerrald are on the arrangements committee. Mrs. Morton Jones, Mrs, W. L. Terry. Curtis Finch. Little Rock, Ark., and Nate Silverstein, Memphis, Tenn., are the rules and regulations committee. Winners in all events will be awarded trophies for permanent possession, in addition to custody of the traveling trophies for one year. In charge of prizes are Mrs. Roleson,' Mrs. F. E. Black, Mrs. S. E. Tune, Mrs. C. W. Afflick and Mrs. Henry Humphreys. Entertainment features are being planned for those who attend this tournament. Bits of News criona ham, Mrs. Charles Frazier, Mrs. Alvin Huffman, Jr.. Mrs.' Walter Marble, Mrs: L. T. Moore. Sr., Harold Davis, Mrs. Hubert Polsgrove and Fred Abbott. Intermediate Department — Mrs. Alvin Hardy, superintendent. Mrs. Lynn Brown, Mrs. C. L. Evans, Mrs. Carl Tate, Miss Luna Wilhelm, Mrs. W. M. Williams and Mr. Davis. HONEYMOON OR VACATION FOR TWO... To the Couplet Who Choose Their UMBIA TRU-FIT DIAMOND RING At Thompson Jewelers EN *MT Hut MOW - TAKE ywr MIAMI VACATION Mfc*, May 1st to Dec«mbcr 20th, 1954 Mr ttpfKM/ Com la TODAY ••< f* Ait b Not A ContMt AU YM Ha?t To Do !• Buy The Ring Priced From $200 THOMPSON JEWELERS 114 W. Main St. Party Given For Visitor Mrs. Clyde B. Nicholson of Melbourne, Fla.. who was visiting her brother, Walter Bishop, and family and other relatives and friends here, was complimented last night at a canasta party. Mrs. Ernest L. Parker and Miss Evelyn Blythe were hostesses for toe four-table event. Mrs. Nicholson returned to her home today. Vari-colored sweetpeas formed small bouquets centering each table, and a profusion of other summer blossoms was used in the entertaining room. Desserts were served preceding the games of cards. Winners of the prizes were Miss Geraldine Liston and Miss Patty June Davis. Mrs. Nicholson was presented with a corsage of white carnations and with a gift of place mats from the hostesses. Mrs. Clyde B. Nicholson left today for her home in Melbourne, Fla., after spending a week with her brother, Walter Bishop and family, and other relative* and friends. Mrs. Clarence Johnson and infant son, Robert Earl were removed from Chickasawba Hospital yesterday to their home at 704 Parkway. Conditions of both are satisfactory. Patricia Webb underwent a ton- silectomy yesterday at the Chickasawba Hospital. She was removed today to the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Webb. Mrs. Herman Tinker, who was in an automobile accident last Sunday, is a patient at the Wails Hospital where her condition remains unchanged. Mr. and Mrs. William Eldridge and children Beth and Mike of Little Rock will arrive tomorrow to visit Mr. Eldridge's mother. Mrs. Baker Wilson and Mr. Wilson. The Rev. and Mrs. Melvin Jarre tt returned yesterday from Nashville, Tenn., where the Rev. Mr. Jarrett was graduated from Travec- ca Nazarene College. They plan to leave for Memphis soon, where he will assume his new duties as pastor of the East SSde Nazarene Church there. Monya Blankenship. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Blankenship has been elected circuit clerk of Caraway County at Girls State being held this week in Little Rock. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hester and son, Charles, Jr., of Blytheville and Mr- and Mrs. Burl Wilson and son of Campbell, Mo., have returned from Pensacola, Fla., where they spent several days- Mr. and Mrs. Wilson are remaining to visit the Hesters for a few days before returning to their home. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Lowe and son, James Cecil Lowe, LT, were in Millington. Tenn.. where they visited Mr. Lowe'smother, Mrs. O. A. Lowe, who fractured her right arm in a fall this week. Returning home, they visited his aunt, Mrs. C. R. Maddox, a patient at Adler Clinic- Guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Gee are Mrs. Gee's mother, Mrs. W. B. Hunter of Phoenix, Ariz., and her aunt, Mrs. J. H. Knowlton of Helena, Ark. C. W. Afflick has returned from Hartford, Conn., where he has been visiting his daughter, Mrs. Robert Hartigan, and family. Mrs. Afflick remained for an extended visit. WED IN HAYTI — Mr. and Mrs. Russell Rainey Duggan are shown following their wedding Friday in Hayti, Mo. Mrs. Duggan is the former Miss Laverne Bailey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Bailey of Hayti. The couple will make their home in Miami, Fla. Christian Love Group Has Picnic Couple Married in Hayti> Mo. HAYTI, Mo. — The wedding of Miss Laverne Bailey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Bailey of Hayti, to Russell Rainey Duggan of Memphis was solemnized Friday evening at the First Baptist Church of Hayti. The eight o'clock rites were read by the pastor, the Rev. Shirley Tuesday Club Has Meeting Miss Rosa jSchuneritsch was hostess Tuesday" to members of the Tuesday Canasta Club. Mrs. John Scott was a guest of the club members. Winners of the games were Mrs. Eddie Burks, first place, Mrs. W. A. Hollingsworth, second place, and Mrs. Paul Byrum, third place. A dessert course was served following the canasta. MOX -Theatre- On West Main St. In Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat.. Sun. 1:00 On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen THURS. & FRI. Double Feature MM FOm MM MERIAH C. COOK! SHIM.ET TEMKE • KDM ARMtNMMt OlrtettdbfJOHNFOW M «»ST »icniiu MonctiM • *t*tiuw« IT wo MOID f icnau —AND— THE MARRYING KIND Starring Judy Holliday & Aldo Ray Also Cartoon Guests of -Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Hoover yesterday were Sgt. and Mrs. Ernest Commings, of Memphis. Sgt. Commings has just completed two years of service in England, where he was stationed with the Hoover's son, Sgt. John Hoover. Mr. and Mrs. Owen Alexander of Reno, Nev., are the guests of Mr. Alexander's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Alexander. Atlas Boles of Los Angeles, Calif., is visiting his mother, Mrs. Ben Ray, and family. Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Hoover will be the guests of Mr. Hoover's brother. Mrs. W. L. Hoover, and Mrs. Hoover, Friday. Rev. W. W. Peterson and daughter, Nina Jean, of Dyess, Mrs. O. W. Gurien of Roswell, N. M., Mr. and Mrs. Owen Alexander of Reno, Nev., and Atlas Boles of Los Angeles, Calif., were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Davis yesterday. Mr. Garland Byrd of San Antonio, Tex., is visiting his sister, Mrs. Carra Pruitt, and other relatives. Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil E. Williams are Mr. Williams' parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Williams of Ogallala, Neb. Mrs. J. F. Chapman and children, Amy and Robert, of Lubbock, Tex., are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Hoyt Brown and family. Mrs. Walter Morrow of Little Rock, who has spent the past several days here visiting her sister, Mrs. C. A. Cunningham, and Mr. Cunningham, returned home yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Cunningham will spend tomorrow in Memphis on business. Those who will attend the Cotton Belt Bridge Tournament at Hotel Peabody in Memphis tonight include Mrs. Audranel Freeman, Mrs. Georgia Bailey, Mrs. O. W. McCutchen, Mrs. W. D. Chamblin, Mrs. Russell Phillips, Mrs. E. B. Gee, Mrs. Ruth Eleanor Afflick, Mrs. Jim Roleson and Mrs. Frank Grigsby. They will participate in the Women's Pairs Event. Mrs. Mahan Bell and her sister Mrs. Josiah Fort of Clarksville, Tenn were in Memphis, Tuesday, to visit Mrs. Byron Morse, a patient in the Baptist Hospital. Her condition is reported improved. Guest of Mr. and Mrs. John McDowell and sons is Mrs. McDowell's niece, Miss Connie Crawford of Phoenix, Ariz., She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Crawford, former Blytheville residents. Mrs Mary Scrape and granddaughter, Miss Barbara Jane Scrape, are spending several weeks in Jackson, Miss., visiting Mrs. Scrape's son, Horace Scrape, and Mrs. Scrape. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Joseph will leave tomorrow for Pine Bluff and Little Rock for the weekend. They are going especially to attend the wedding of their son, Simon Joseph, to Miss Barbara Pfeffer, both of Pine Bluff, Saturday, and a dinner party in their honor Friday night. They will return Saturday night to Little Rock, where they will be guests of another son, Charles Joseph, and family. Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Porter and Mrs. S. E, Tune are spending a vacation in New Orleans, La., Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Smith of Baton Rouge, La., former Blytheville residents, met them there. Mary Wroten McWaters, Linda Poetz and Mary Ann Tompkins are in DeKalb, Miss., visiting Mary and Linda's grandmother, Mrs. Cleo Langston. Mr. and Mrs. John E. Ferguson Jr., of Little Rock announce the birth June 7 of a son whom they have named Roger Britton. They have one other son, John E., Jr., Mrs. Ferguson, who is the former Miss Mary Beth Rogers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Rogers of Blytheville, is in St. Vincents Hospital. Sphar. The groom Is the son of Mrs. John Rice and Russell Duggan, both of Memphis. The altar was decorated with several baskets of white gladioli and snapdragon entwined with greenery and tied with white satin. Nuptial music was presented by Miss Faye Shirey and Miss Gloria Gilbert, both of Hayti. They were accompanied by Byron Tinsley of Hayti. organist. The Junior bridesmaid was Shirley Ann Bailey, sister of the bride, and Mrs. Joe Davidson served as matron of honor- For her marriage, the bride wore a faille suit of powder blue with a matching blue hat. She carried a white Bible topped by white orchids and stephanotis. Norman Dye of Memphis served the groom as best man and ushers were Harold and James Bowman, also of Memphis. For her daughter's marriage, the bride's mother wore a blue butcher linen dress featuring princess lines with white accessories. The groom's mother wore a two-piece navy blue dress with matching accessories. They received corsages of white carnations. A reception was held at the church following the ceremony. The couple will make their home in Miami, Fla., where the groom is employed by Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, following a wedding trip. Out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mahon, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Richardson and daughters, Eloise and Elaine, and Mrs. G. W. Smith and daughter. Miss Barbara Smith, all of Blytheville. Other guests were from Senath, Cam- The Love Group of the First Christian Church was entertained with a picinic Tuesday night. where Mrs. George Cross, Mrs. Jimmy Lee Brooks and Mrs- William Rader, were in charge of arrangements. There were twenty- five members and three guests present Following the picnic, a busi- neqp meeting meeting and program was held. During the business meeting and' program was held. During the business session, Mrs. James Rainwater gave a report on the work of the Blytheville Council of Church Women and the work they are doing for the Mexi- can migrants. The program was under the direction of Mrs. J. J. Morgan, and those assisting her were Miss Louella Alley, Mrs. J. P. Garrott and Mrs. J. D. Davis. Mrs. Cecil Lowe, was in charge of the worship service. Mrs. Freeman Robinson, who has served as president for the past five years, was presented a gifts by the group and "secret pals" exchanged gifts- Guests of the group were. Mrs- Rainwater. Mrs. Albert Taylor and Mrs. W. D. Cobb. The missionary benediction closed the meeting. thersville and Memphis. A graduate of Hayti High School, the bride served during this year as DAR representative, varsity queen, president of the student council and class treasurer, and was presented the Babe Ruth Sportsmanship award. Mr Duggan was graduated from Humes High School of Memphis and has been associated with Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in Booneville, Tenn., before being transferred to Miami- At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Marion Fitzhugh. city Mrs. Leonard Harris and baby, city Mrs. W. E. Edmorisdn, city Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Clarence E- Johnson and baby, city NORTH STAR North Highway 61 SUPPER CLUB Blytheville Summertime Special COLD ROAST SIRLOIN OF BEEF <M CQ Potato Salad Relishes AIR CONDITIONED BY REFRIGERATION Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a., and 4 p.m. for Ritz <& Boxy Program Announcements THURSDAY and FRIDAY ALAN LADD At Ms greatest ripping your •mot/on* with thrill*! 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