The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 5, 1953 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, December 5, 1953
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PAGE TWO BI.YTIIEVILI.E (ARK.) COURIKR NEWS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5,1998 — Society News - Pat Jlullins, Society Editor • I'honu Three Brides-Elect Are Honored At Champagne Party Given Hci Three brirtFS-elcct were complimented yesierciay aficrmion when Mrs. Samuel P. Norris and daughter, Miss Mrairoon Kinp Norris. entrriJiinrd with a champapr.e parly with Miss Norris absent because she is R student at University of North Carolina, Chapel * Hill. They were Miss Nanry Grain of Wilson, Miss Gay G-sn'ican ,flnd Miss Annella Humphreys. Miss Grain will become tht bride of John Balton of Memphis Dec. 2?. Miss Garripan and Wnrtdy M.;OIT, III, of Helena will be married Dec. 20 and Miss Humphreys and Jerry Van Zanriv of Van Brren are to be mnrriod Dec. 27. The Norris home was decorated with bouquets of white chrysan- thcmums and gladioli in the candlc-!ishted rooms. A gold and silver wedding theme was enipiin- si7.ed in an arrangement, featuring yellow roses and in. the Rift packages of gold \vrp.ppiiv:, decorated with wedding rings and tiny while flowers. The puosts of honor were presented silver bowls. Dance To Be Tuesday; Bridge League Monday Members of the Blytheville Country Cluo will attend a dance at thc club Tuesday, when Hal Mclntyre and his orchestra win nppcar. Dancifier for members and their out-of-town guests will begin at 9 p.m. The hostess was assisted in sn'vinfi assm". rd party fnnus by Mrs. Elixir tionun and Mrs. W. J. Pollnrd. The juirst list for tin's affair was made up of feminine members of" the houori'cs' families with thrse invited: Mrs. John E. Grain, moihoi 1 of Mi>s Cram; her sisu*r, Miss M try Ann Cnun; her iiunt, Mrs. Bill Ju Denton, all of Wilson, and her grandmother, Mrs. D. A, filler of Osccola. Mis. C. W. Gnrrigan, mother of Miss GnrriL-nn; hr-j- urami- mothcr, Mrs. B. F. Gay; hrr mint, Mrs. R. A. Nelson, and another mint, Mrs. B. F. Gay Jr., of Memphis. Mrs. Plenry Humphreys, mother of Miss Humphreys; her aunts, Mrs. Irby Appleion .Mrs. J. E. Cook and Mrs. C. A. Hovi-y; another auni, Mrs. E. N'. Ayrc\s and cousins, Mrs. George Florida and Mrs. Harry MatJock ol Osceola. For this affair, Miss Grain wore a frock gray wool wsUi n ma Idling jacket. Muss Giwigan wore light blue costume, suit, and Mi:;s Humphreys wore a red la t Ida dress with a bouffant skirt. Officers Elected By HD Club Bits of News ll'ij /- crionat Miss Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Hull, lias arrived home Irom Memphis where she has been attending business college lor the past several months. Mr. and Mrs. Clair Miller are WSCS Christmas Program Planned For Monday Members of Woman's Society of Christian Service of the First Methodist church plan to convene Monday ntfenioon in observance of their nnnunl Christmas program. Circle One of the group, whose chairman is Mrs. F. E. Scott, Is to bo In charge of the program. Mrs. John Caildlll Is to preside at the organ for a medley of Christmas carols and Miss Jo Ann Trieschniann is t.o sing .several selections from "The Messiah." Mrs. Joe Pride Is to tell the siory, "The First Christmas Tree," Mr. and Mrs. Cluir Miller are |;y van Dyke KpcmlhiK several days in Now Or- A tcn wll| j )e he , (1 , n Pel|owshlp cans, La., where they are infj a convcnlinn. E. M. Hnlt has returned Itend- from Hall of the Church following the program. Mrs. Mavis Settlemire Iq Little Rock, where he attended the dom nf thc wscs Rnd wj| ' annual Arkansas Burial Association . y lo business meeting hoard meeting. j ' .Mrs. .S. H. Patterson is .spendmK i .Mrs. .S. H. Patterson s .spenmK i p- , i „ the werkoml in Cniwfordsvillc with 1 rTIOOV (^OntmCt friends, and in Marion with herj ' m«jv,t • an " Club Has Meeting daughter, Mrs. Jhn Stockley fsimily. Erni'.'.st ROP returned ye.sterday from Memphis whore lie spent two days with Mr-s, Hoc, who i.s R patient, sit. Baptist, Iln:,pitiil following sin operation she uiulcrvvrnt Thursday riomiriL 1 ;. Her condition is niucli liiiprovod. Mr. and Mr:,. .Johnny Dacus and dnufibter, Mickey, of Memphis arrived for a VK-'it with Mr. and Mrs. U. E. Stringer this week end. Mrs. Sanford Boono of Jackson, Miss., jirrived lierc: this morning lu'C'-u;? of IJic dent/i of her father, V. G. Holland, last night. Mr. and Mrs. Dnn H. Wallace and son, of Han Die^o, v.'ho iirrivcd here this week to visit Ins parents, THE LITTLE TREE THAT TALKED A Chmtmat Story By WALT SCOTT /fo s/reef L was a real live Ifttle person JL like you.' But things weren't sopeacefijti My, that quilt feels 6ood on my old roots. Makes me reel t-eaf spruce--on, dear, there- 1 f^n 3d3t'n!m*mf Well, IVe been pretty lonesome. Lived nef& lond before. Old One. came. KXJ see,! wasn't always a spruce tree! we va/ley as ineyors now. There was evil here! I don't see. how anyone/ SO Scradd/y can be 50 cheerful! OSCEOLA NEWS By Bettye Nelle Starr I Mrs. O. O. Poetz was hostess at will spend u uOcro tiicy will her parents. Attending the in Kansas City, (he guests of Country Club yesterday when Paul Jobe was a guest of the members of the Friday Contract Club were entertained. Mrs. the gr In thc? bridge (fames, Mrs. Poet?. won high score and Mrs. Lloyd Whittaker won second and brldgo. Chrysanthemums were used in decoration of the club. Refreshments were served In the social hour. Baptist Class Conducts Meeting Members of the Homemakers of the First, Baptist Church Grid Team Entertained Mr. and Mrs, Emmet Dunn and Mr, and Mrs. Jfisper Thomason entertained Wednesday night for the football team and their coaches, Bill Beall and Jim Daggart, with Mrs. Beall and Mrs. Daggart as special guests. place cards marked the football players' places. The banquet table was centered 'with a fruit and vegetable arrangement. The supper was served in the Masonic Hall. Bridge Club Meets Mrs. Spencer Driver was hostess LUXORA NEWS L_ By MRS. G. C. OIirVEB The 32 attending the affair were j to the' four-table bridge club at her| cla Clark-nillard Miss Elizabeth Dillard, Luxoni High School Junior, and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Dilhtrd. was married Tuesday to Howard Clark, Senior class member, and the son of Mr. and Mrs- A. C. rk ' '" lm served mings. .steaks with all the trim Gilt footballs attached to Coming Events Monday Members of the executive board of Women of the First Presbyterian Church meet at the church at 2:30 p.m. Members of Woman's Society of evening cere- home Thursday afternoon. I mony performed by the Rev. J. E. Oue:-is playing with the club were '--''"•-'''•• P'S'ar of t.:e i-tat ;;.-pi|-;t Mrs. Joe Cromcr, Mrs. Madeline; churcn . '" '^ church parsonage. diaries Bennett ;iiicl : :Us Lyvtta Clark of Luxora were the only at- Campbell and Mrs. W. E. Hunt. Date-nut meringues and coffee Christian ethodist Service Church of the First meet at the were served to the guests upon their arrival. Holiday arrangements of Nandma and marmoln leaves were placed about the entertaining rooms. Miss Blanche Cleere won high club prize. Mrs. Hunt high guest tendants The couple will reside in the Rasa Community, where the bridegroom ! .MM i,, and Mrs. C. E. Sullenger won the bridgo. engaged in fanning. Bridge C.'ub .Meets Elizabeth Sillirnan members of her cntor- tlves in Tulsa, Okla. Miss Billie Gibbons spent the weekend with her parents in Conway. Mrs. John Ford was admitted to the Memphis Baptist Hospital Wednesday as a surgical patient. Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Driver .and children, and Mrs. Julia B. Owen spent the Thanksgiving weekend in Atlanta. Ga., visiting relatives. College students spending the holiday period here with parents included Ray Tate from Memphis Slate, John Thweatt, Dixie Howard, and Wade McHcnry of Southwestern, Memphis, Edward Stanford .and Joe Bob Gentry from the University of M,ir::^r,ippi. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Barker of St. mils spent the past weekend his sister, Mrs. S. C. Ingram, and family. Honored on Birthday Mrs. C. C. Waller, pioneer resi- ' dtnt, and for whose daughter, Miss Luxora Waller, the town was named, was honored by members of her family Tuesday at a dinner party | church for business meeting and I Mrs. W. L. Smith was hostess 7neeting at Arkansas State College 'to members of the Armorcl Home ! yesterday from Murdette High Demonstration Club yesterday, } School were Marilyn Lutes, Glenda when officers were elected at the j Chi'-'ers, Elsie Holmes. Mary Lois !""iJi' d :;!;?^ group's annual Christmas party, j-Smith, rteba Mrs Smith presided in the: ab- l:nn. Myrtle Pierce. Helen Cross- Itl',',::liy. Pat Holder, of Mrs. Walter Marble, with Mrs. I p '™" followef] by a tea The regularly Duplicate Bridgt will be held Moi club. scheduled , Hebcr Lindquist ns co-hostess. Mrs. Olen Grounds, Mrs. I. L. De Sharon and Mrs, Mary Bour- zikrs were guests. Mrs. Rceco Woolen presided In the business session, when reports Club ; sence of Mrs. F. H. Parrlsh. Ofii- PciiK.V OlinU-r, Sensational Date Frock Mrs. Jesse Snider and Mrs. Alice ^ -'ojif.s, Ruth Austin, Joe Wilder, dismissal nrnvcr Womack were t;ue:-ts. Mrs. Woldon | Shirley O:\rrctt, Mnrie Eevil and McCann won the door prize. JMable Crook. Mrs. Harry Hile.s, In t.he social, inn group drew ; t'h-iptor in o t h e r , accompanied names nnd exchanged gifts. Mrs. C. R. Branson and children, l.ynn and Rob. of New Orleans h AT; arrive-! In spend the Christ- University Club To Meet Tonight [Trinity Board Convenes in Home Members of the Women's sionary Union of the First Baptist Church meet at the church for business meeting and Royal Service program, at 2 p.m. Mrs. J. T. Westbrook is hostess to members of Young Women's Auxiliary of First Baptist Church. Mrs. A. G. Shibley is hostess to Ed Shippon won second. members of the Womtw's Auxiliary Names were drawn for the ciub'5. of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church annual Christmas party which will tit the Parish Revise at 8 p.m. ; be given Dec. 15. The party will The Jewel Abernathy and the j be a covered dish affair followed Evelyn Stanford Circles of Trinity'" Baptist Church meet at the church at 2 p.m. Miss Katherine Austin is hostess at 7:30 p.m. to members of the Business Women's Circle. Mrs. j tailed J ... | brlthe club at h:r home Wednesday cn thc occasion of her 105th b'irth- | afternoon with a cless-rt bridge.! *>}'• ] Game prizes were awarded Mrs j .... , . met | Tom Califs, Mrs. Guy Bryant of night for dessert with | rjsceola, and Mrs. J. E. Teaford. Personals Pitch Club Widows Pitch Club The Thursday Mis- Mrs. Maude Hudson. The card tables were centered by miniature Christmas arranj.;e- Nelle Starr. Persimals Judith Ann Sgt. . Members of the executive board! Countr y CIub Duplicate Leagues daughter of Mr and mas holiday- 1 ; here. They will be: O j Trinity Baptist Church met yes-1 has weekly meeting. illllcrs. l.ori'll:i Members of the University club [ ""' "Pcndinu this week end in Mem plan In meet tonrvlit at Hold No-:' ln ' Sl l)!o in thc Mirror Room (it 8:30 for a business meeting prior to a dance which begins at 9 p.m. Hosts and hostesses for the an- 'nvial Chrislmas rtnnce are Mr. and I Mrs. A. B. Smith. Mr. and Mrs. ; Everett Pclcr-on mid Mr. and Mrs. Bill Stovall, Jr. Mrs. I.iuyit stickinon save n re- vie\v of t : if hook "A RO--C For Kmily" hy WllHinn Faulkner, yes- terdny nltcrnoon \vhcn membi'rs of Chapter "N" of PKO met at the joined later by Dr. Branson, I irrrtny at (.he home of Mrs R~W Mr. nnd MVK. R. V. Mallory and woolen, with 10 attending id Millie Ann. - - - i PEG Program Us Given Here Guest Attends Wilson Club WILSON — Mrs. Ralph Robinson C. A. Mrs. Alvln Ilullman, Jr.. prcsid- at the meeting, which was at- Davis, when tended by 10 members. Mrs, John Nelson p-.ive the opening prayer and the devotional was by Mrs. Howard Bcsharse. Mrs. Woolen was in charge of the business session, nnd closing prayer w^s offered by Mrs. Bert Ross. Refreshments were served during the social hour. Birthday Party,. Given in Home Maria Dnvis celebrated her ninth biitlulny yesterday nL the home of Tuesday Thompson, Mrs. R. S. Thompson, left Memphis by plane for San Francisco Thursday to Mrs. H. N. Whltis is hostess to [board B ship for Ft. Shatter, Ha- her parents. Mr her and Mrs. Clyde aunt, Mrs. Paul Bn.swrll, was hostess for a party. n Rtlest when Mrs. J. J. Bus- Following the pro'inim by Mrs. Fifteen guests attended the af- sey WHS hostess In her Tiips-'ny Stifknum. refreshments wcrc,f.ilr. Nieht Bridge Club nl her home Ihi's '.'lervocl from Ihn dining room (able, I Luwantla Enrnetl. won [Irst place \vhich lielrl a cenlorplere in the Jin the party Rnmes. conducted. '. > hristjii;!.'i:-tnoUf. Chnf;t:ni>s &;reen?j Civke and ice crenin were served were IIM?H in the entertninlnq- room, in the afternoon. week. In the bridge games, high scoring honors went to Mrs. Robinson and second high went to Mrs. Jerry Cullom. Mrs. George Brewoi received low and Mrs. Bussey brldgo, The hostess served a salad pl.-ite 8021 10-20 Sue Burnett Just the thing for important holiday dates — a youthful frock to sew with contrasting top, or monotone. Pattern No. 8021 is insizss 10. 12. 14, 16, 18, 20. Size 12, lace top, 3>. yards of 39-inch; 7 ,k yard 35-inch for contrast. . Par this pattern, send 30c in COINS your name, address, size de- sire.d and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett. Blytheville Courier News, 372 W. Quincy Street, Chicago 6, 111. Basic FASHION for '53, Fall and Winter, is a complete guide in planning a practical, sew-simple wardrobe. Gift pattern printed inside the book. Send 25 cents today. TROUBLE? i Is your car causing you tin I due trouble? ! i j What you and your car neec 's my expert mechanic's care. What ever the trouble or complaint, we guarantee to satisfy. Call me today—Tom Little, Jr.,—and let your car troubles be over. Krce estimates on pairs. BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO. Flrit at Wilnut Phone 4422 LITTLE LIZ— Occasional choirs are so-colled because they aren't comfortable enough to sit in except occasionally. Id-fashioned Catholic Bazaar IS DEAD! the Tri-Town Club. Mrs. Biley B. Jones entertains the Tuesday Club. La Petite Club members meet with Mrs. Charles Gerrald. Charlevoix Chapter of Daughters of American Revolution meet at the Colonial room of Hotel Noble. Mrs. P. V. Butherford, Mrs. J. C. Ellis and Mrs. R. C. Rose are hos^sses fo^ .the } p.m. lunfcjjeqn. „ At the Hospitals Walls Hospital Dismissed: , • Mrs. Helen Clark, Yarbro Mrs. Jerry Sue Halstead and baby, City Mrs. Lois Cooper, Steele, Mo. Mrs. Melvln Halsell. City Ralph Warier, City Mrs. William Denton and baby, City IF YOU LIKE A REAL BARGAIN, READ THE WANT ADS The BIGGEvST selling job in town.... Here in the classified section of your newspaper . .-. you meet personally those people who are really in the market for what you have to offer. They read your message because they want to hire or be hired, to buy, sell, to rent, or to do you a service. Within minutes after your paper appears YOU GET RESULTS THROUGH THE WANT ADSi Ads placed before 5 p.m. will appear next day, except for Monday's paper when ads muit be placed by noon Saturday. All classified advertising payable in advance. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS , waiian Islands, where she will be stationed with the , 17th Signal Corps. Sgl. Thompson has been stationed In the Pentagon Building for the past two years. Mrs. Harold Ohlendorf was hostess Wednesday to Chapter "O" of PEO. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission Uc & 39c At All Times Last Times Today Continuous Showing From 1:15 p. m. to 11:30 p. m. Double Feature Miss Grstchi Thanksgiving n Barnes spent the! holidays with rcla-1 ... , Roy Owen. Sr., Is a patient in the merits and at each guests' place Osccola Memorial IZospit-il was H Christmasi | Miss Emma Lec Kennamer and Mrs. D. Ohlendorf was a guest In the games of pitch, Mrs. V. C. Colbert won high score and Mrs. by the gift exchange and will be held at the home of Mrs. Bettye Send for Free Premiums and Fine Approvals. SOUTHERN STAMP SHOP Box 1165 Memphis, Tenn. 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