The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 16, 1953 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 16, 1953
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PAGE FOUR — Society News — Pat Mullins, Society Editor • Phone 446 WEPNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1951 44(51 June Stires Plans Summer Marriage Mr. and Mrs. Orlie Otto Stires of Blytheville today announce the engagement of t'.ieir daughter, Miss Anita June Stires of Flagstaff, Ariz., to Lt. Don S. Packnctt, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Packnett of Phoenix, Ariz. Plans are to be announced later for their early summer wedding. The bride-elect was graduated Jrom Blytheville High School, where she participated on the Girl's Basketball team, was a member of the Beta Club, National Honor Society, «nd French Clubs. She later attended Arkansas State College, Jonesboro, for two,years, and was graduated from Arizona Btate College in Tempe. Miss Stires, who majored in health and physical education, is now teaching these courses In Flagstaff High School. Lt. Packnett was graduated from North Phoenix High School, where he was valedictorian of his class. He was later graduated from Arizona State College, Tempe, wherej he majored in chemistry. Now serving in the Air Force he is stationed at Los Angeles where he is studying meteorology «t University of California at Lo: Angeles. ENGAGED — Miss Anita June Stires is the bride-elect of Lt. Don S. Packnctl, it is announced today by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. 0. 0. Stires. They are planning an early summer wedding. Miss Stires is teaching at Flagstaff High School, Ariz. News In Junior Separates Sue Burnett The type ol outfit every junior adores the year 'round—low-necked peasant style blouse, and simple jkirt—plain or border print. Pattern No. 8890 is in sizes 11. 12. 13, 14, 16, 18. Size 12, blouse, Hi yards of 3fl-lnch; skirt, 3 yards. For this pattern, send 30e In COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Blytheville Courier News, 372 W. Quincy Street, Chicago 6, III. Basic FASHIONS for '53, Fall and Winter, is a complete guide in planning a practical, sew-slmple wardrobe. Gift pattern printed inside the book. Send 25 cents today. Programs Held by Seven Circles Several Circles of the Fires Methodist Church met at the home af members yesterday afternoon, when the Christmas story was told at all the meetings. Mrs. Regenold Hostess to Club At Holiday Party Mrs. E. M. Regenold entertained with a Christmas party yesterday afternoon nt her home for members of the Tuesday Bridge Club. Dessert was served upon arrival of the guests from the small tables, which were decorated with Christmas ornaments. Their places were marked by miniature red hoots. Gold, silver and white was carried out in decorations. The dining table centerpiece consisted ol a sleigh, Santa Glaus, and the reindeer. A lighted Christmas tree completed the setting. Mrs. W. C. Hlpglnson won first plnce in tiie bridge games, with second going to Mrs. Doyle Henderson. Later they exchanged Ihristmas gifts. The duck hawk is able to 180 miles an hour. fly Coming Events Wednesday Club Kigiu mucts with Mrs. Charles Langston. Wednesday Club meets nt the Country Club. Thursday Mld-Weck Club members meet at the Country Club. Lndies Ray Christmas party is ,0 be held at the Country Club. Kibitzer Club has Christmas party with Mrs. Robert McIIancy. Thursdny Club meets at the !oLintry Club. Yarbro Parent-Teachers Associa- ion has Christmas program at 2 j. m. at the school auditorium. Wednesday Country Club has election of of- icers at the cluh. Friday Mrs. J. C. Lowe presents her an- .ual Christinas musical parties, with unlor High school students from 7 o 9 p. m. LaKe Street Methodist Church ias an nil-church potluck supper and Christmas party at 7 p.m. with each one attending bringing a gift for a needy family. Saturday Mrs. Lowe presents annual Christmas musical parlies with ^ratle school students from first to third grades from '2 to 4 p, m., grades four to sixth from 4 to 6 p. m. and Pligh school students from 7:30 to 9:30 p. m. Mrs. Cean Atkinson and Mrs. F. L. Husband were hostesses to 16 members of Circle One when Mrs. W. T. Rainwater told the Christmas story, followed by the Christinas tea. Circle Two met with Mrs. P. D. Smith. Sr., with Mrs. L. 1C. Old Co- hostess. Mrs. Old gave the devotional from Luke, and Mrs. H. -G. Bunco presided. Refreshments were served. Circle Three met with Mrs. W. L. Horner with Mrs. A. H. Boyd co-hostess to the 19 members. Mrs. Ous Eberdt gave the devotional and Mrs. W. R. Summervllle told the story. Mrs. James L. Guard. Mrs. Harry Wcedmnn and Mrs. H. L. Harp gave the Christmas party for Circle Four with Mrs. H. C. Bush giving the story and Mrs. Leon Burns the devotional. Mrs. C. E. Alford was given a surprise birthday party. Mrs. Elton Kirby, chairman, was presented a gift of silver. Guests for the meeting was Mrs. James Ross. Twelve members of Circle Five met with Mrs. O. E. Knudsen with Mrs. Roy I. Bagley and Mrs. Mavis Setllcmlre as guests. Mrs. J. A. Bryant gave the devotional, and the story was told by Mrs. Newton Whit- sits. In the social hour, a basket for the needy was filled. Mrs. A. N. Williams was hostess and Mrs. O. C. Clanske was co-lmsb- ess to eight members of Circle Six, when Mrs. F. E. Black gave the Christmas story and the devotional. Circle seven met with Mrs. Jim Smothermon with Mrs. Elmer Lindsey as Mrs. Newton Whitis gave Ihe Christmas story for the 15 members. Bits of f' erionat \ Honored atOsceola Parties OSCEOL'A — Laiit week's social Calendar In Osccola was busy with parties honoring bride-elect Nuncy Grain and a recent bride, Mrs. Chnrlcs Lowrancc, in. Tuesday, Mrs. D. A. Siler, grandmother of Miss Grain, entertained Mrs. Rawlcfch Sylvester and son. Tommy, r(.turned horn* yesterday from Fayettevillp, whore they leu l--r .tthor, Floyd Galnes, who is a double amputee, fie underwent \ wif.i a luncheon at her home. The additional snidery Friday, The Syl- j K«est list included members of her •• ' immediate family and close friends. Thursday vestors will return to Faycttcvillc next week, to reamain through th holidays. Mrs. J. A. Luckctl and daughts-r. Miss Noal Uickett were to leave today far Furl. Hliss, where they will .spend the winter months with their son and brother, Dr. Frank LuckeU and family. Mr, and Mrs. Thomas C. Brannum, and son, Tommy,, plan to leave today for Dall'is, Tex., where they will sprnd a wt-ok. Mrs. Rranum and her son will visit friends, while Mr. Branum will attend to business. Petty Officer and Mrs. C. Buford night, the Peabody skyway *us the setting for a dinner party honoring Miss Crain and her fiance, John Collins, Balton. Hosts were Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Mc'Spadden. The U-shaped table carried out a pink theme in It's decorations. Pink container with bouquets of pink .snapdragons were flanked by crystal candelabra holding slim pink tapers. Miss Crain, wearing an orchid silk dinner frock was presented a piil corsage of orchids, Thlrthy Young and daughter, Deborah have guests attended the affair, arrived here to spend the 'holidays I Saturday morning, Mrs. Melvin with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Buford Young. Mrs. Young and daugh- Speck and Mrs. Jack. Wilson honored Miss Grain when they invited tor. who have made their home in 30 Rue.sLs to Mrs. Speck's home for McKinney, Te>:., and who arrived j a kitchen shower and brunch. lero .Saturday were joined Monday vj Petty Officer Young, who is srn- !,Ioned in San Diego, aboard the USS Redstart. The Rev. and Mrs. Bill Cook and , son of Stcele Mo., moved here yester- i rangcmenls. carrying out vivid day to make their home, where he | Christmas colors were evident will serve- as pastor of Trinity Bap- I throughout the lower floor. The A candy cane stairway with £• nta pointing to the dining room was the greeting the guests received when they arrived. Christmas decorations in massed ar- The secret of silk lenkcd out In 552 A.D., when two Persian monks, visil.lm; China, concealed fiilk- worms' eggs and mulberry leaves in a IwJIo.w staff and smuggled them Into-their own country. IT'S EVERYONE'S FAVORITE MOCCASIN Daniel Green's POW WOW! tist Church. Thefiev. and Mrs. David McPoaKe, who formerly lived liere, are now living in New Orleans, where ho, attends the seminary. Mr. and Mrs. C. E, May have returned to their home in Blytheville aft- r being called to Hope, Ark., because of the death of his sister, Mrs. Dora Jackson. Mrs. Bob Burns and Charles Leggett were in Memphis Sunday to be with their mother, Mrs. W. C. Leggett , who is undergoing treatment at Campbells Clinic. Mrs. Leggett. who is expected to remain there • another week, is in room 313. Arriving Friday to visit her mother. rMs. E. L. Hale, will be Miss Laura Hale of Orlando, Fla. She will re-main through the holidays. Miss Elizabeth Mahan (Betsy) Bell has accepted a bid to Delta Delta Delta social sorority during the recent rush period at Southwestern at Memphis. She is the daughter of Mrs. Mahan Bell. Miss Gernldine Holt of Manila, has been elected treasurer of the Spanish Club at Blue Mountain College, Miss., for the 1953-54 session. Mrs. Ernest Roe arrived home today from Memphis Baptist Hospital, where she has been a patient for the past three weeks. Mr. Roe motored down to Memphis for her. Mrs. Roe's condition now is much improved. mantel and grand piano in the living room held arrangements ol gilded foliage sprinkled with glitter and tied with aquamarine satin streamers. The dining table was covered with an imported hand made linen cloth. For the centerpiece an arrangement of holly painted a soafoam color was Interspersed with miniature trees of red berries and for the focal point of tho arrangement, an Immense red satin rose was placed at the base. The buffet arrangement carried out the sea-foam green and silver with magnolia leaves painted green and the cones were silver sprinkled with silver sequins. Mrs. Charles Robinson assisted her sisters in presiding at the brunch table. The refreshments, using red and green as the theme, was highlighted by a chafing dish filled with lobster newburgh and avocado drip. The honoree was wearing a light weight wool frock in Christinas grern was presented a corsage of gardenias. Her mother. Mrs. Johnny Cram was presented a matching corsage. Miss Annella Humphreys and Mrs P. D. Foster, Jr,, were guests from Blytheville. Saturday afternoon at one, Mrs. Lowrance was complimented when Mrs. Guy Bryant. Mrs. Braxton Bragg of Little Rock and Mrs. Wilbur Wildy invited 80 for luncheon at the 50 Club. The traditional Christmas red and green was carried out in the table decorations. Vivid red carnations in a silver bowl centered the long table in the lounge. The small tables in the Pine Room where the guests were served a turkey plate, was centered with small bouquets of red carnations and collared with glistening holly foliage. Mrs. Lowrance chose a navy blue sheath frock fashioned with a studded peter-pan collar and pocket. She was presented a gift corsage of gardenias by the hostesses. Christmas Party Given For Club A Christmas dinner party was given last night at the home of Mrs. Leon Oenning when she entertained for members of the Octave Club. Mrs. Oenning centered her dining room table with an arrangement of graduated candles in a nest of angel hair and pine cones and Christmas greens. She used a lighted Christmas tree in the living room and other decorations in keeping with the season throughout. In the canasta games Mrs. Harry Bogan won high score with second going to Mrs. Al Hallman. To conclude the evening, members exchanged gifts. Country Club Is Scene of (Christmas Party Mrs. James Terry entertained yesterday at the Country Club for members of the Tri-Town Club with a two course luncheon and their Christmas party. Guests were seated at a long table, which was lighted by snowball candles set in greenery, Other lighted candles in greenery provided decorations throughout the entir- taining room. A white tree with blue lights was used in the green room- Mrs. Jim Ross of Memphis was a guest of the group. In the bridge games, Mrs. E. A. Teaford won first place and Mrs. Garrard Caudill won second. YWA Council Has Meeting Here Calvary Baptist Young Women's Auxiliary was host Monday night to the Associational YWA Council at their church, when 35 attended. "Gil Come All Ye Faithful," was sung by the girls to begin the program. Mrs. Leon Jones, the former Miss Lounell Overman, president, , presided at the meeting. Miss Lucinda Cole gave the opening prayer, and Mrs. Weldon McCann gave the devotional. The Christmas story was told by Mrs Clyde Webb. Special music was presented by the Huffman group. A film was shown, after which refreshments were served in a social hour. Club League Has Bridge Session Members of the Country Club Duplicate Bridge League met at the club last night for their last session until after the holidays. Mrs. B. A. Lynch and Mrs. Eugenia Jenkins won first place with 69 points, in the 5-table Howe!! movement. Second went to Harry W. Haiens and Mrs. S. E. Tune, with 63 points, while third went to Mrs. C. W. Afflick and Mrs. Samuel F. Norris with 61 points. All duplicate bridge games have been discontinued until after Jan. 1. Trinity Baptists Meet at Church All three circles of the Trinity Baptist Church met Monday night for their annual Christmas program with Mrs. E. w. Woolen, Women's Missionary Union president, conducting the meeting. Mrs. Max Kooncc gave the opening prayer and Mrs. Herman Adalr the program. Twenty one members and one guest, Mrs. W. B. Stanford, attended. "The Gift of God's Love." ths program, was given by all the circles. Mrs. H. H. Burnett and Mrs. W. A. Stanford gave the devotional*. Mrs. Well Lowe and Mrs. Howard Besharse presented a duet. The meeting was dismissed by the president. In the social hour, refreshments were served, and gifts exchanged. WSCS Meeting Held in Church Mrs. C. M. Baxter conducted the meeting of Woman's Society of Christian Service of Lake Street Methodist Church, when nine mem- jbers attended. j Mrs. C. T. Shamlin gave the i opening prayer and Mrs. V. E. I Gregory, the devotional. "Silent Night" was sung by the ter which Mrs. Gregory told the story of "The Littlest Angel." Mrs. Baxter dismissed the group. Circus Talk Circus folk have a language all their own. To them,. camels are humps, elephants are bulls, monkeys are old folk, hippos are hogs, hyenas are gravediggers, and ostriches are big turkeys. People who take in all the sights, but never buy tickets, are lot-fleas to them. • • • Spoons were made from the horns of cattle in the Middle Ages. LITTLE LIZ— It may be inconsistent, but it's usually the square who runs around in circles. *.u»*t Read Courier News Classified Ads Gol Them Off Chassenee. leth century French jurist, made an eloquent plea in hcimtf of some rntsaccuse d of I destroying the barley crop, and when they were cited to appear In court, lie said that they should be excused, since the presence of cats in the neighborhood made it unsafe for them to appear. 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