The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 28, 1954 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 28, 1954
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BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, JUKI », 1*54 Mrs. Nathwi Wade, Society Editor Society News C/vniiaftf TT^if-Ar t Phone 3-4461 Two State Officers Honored Here by Eastern Star Chapter • Two state officers of the Order of Eastern *tax of Arkansas were honored here this weekend with a banquet Friday night and a breakfast Saturday, morning at the Masonic Temple. They are Mrs, Oren Green, of Manila, associate grand matron, and Ous Eberdt, of Blytheville, grand sentinel.: The Blytheville chapter was host for the affair. The banquet carried out nival'theme with tables decorat- •d in miniature ferris wheels and merry -go - rounds. Small clown dolls were favors at the guests' places. An. arrangement of roses and other mixed summer flowers centered the head of the U-shaped table. Confetti was sprinkled on the table, furthering the chosen theme. "• Suspended from the ceiling of the hall were colored balloons and pennants. Mrs. C. W. Alford and Mrs. James Mizell. who were dressed as clowns, distributed the handbill programs. Mrs, Gus Eberdt served as toastmistress and Elbert Alley gave the invocation. Mrs. E. L. Bennett of Manila welcomed the guests and Mrs. Gladys Richards, of Little Rock, worthy grand matron, gave the response to the welcome. For the program, a satire on "This Is Your Life," was presented for each of the honor guests. Mrs. Manning Towles of Manila presented Mrs. Green's life and guests, which included her son, Dr. Oren Green, Jr., of Little Rock, her husband, two sisters, Mrs. Virginia Campbell of Jonesboro and Mrs. Dan Banner of Chafiee, Mo. For Mr. Eberdfs life, Mrs. T. J. Bailey presented his guests. They were Bob Eberdt of Memphis, Frank Eberdt of Lake Village, Louie Eberdt of Birmingham, Ala., and Jess Eberdt ol Washington, D. C., all brothers. Mrs. Cal Gossett, Sr., of Burdette. his sister, and his daughters, Mrs. Joe Van Cleve with yesterday and her condition is re- her children and Mrs. J. Schmidt with her children from Jonesboro. Other guests included grand officers and past grand officers. along with district officers. Punch and cake were served following the meeting with Mrs. Raleigh Sylvester, Mrs. Charles Graham and Mrs. N. W. Kyle presiding at the table. Saturday morning, Mrs. Green and Mr. Eberdt honored their out-of-town guests with a breakfast. Mrs. Alford was in charge of the program, which was also a satire on a television program. About 150 guests attended. "lass- <* Bits of News Mrs. R. C. Allen and her mother, Mrs. Alice Womack have returned from Santa Anna, Calif., where they were guests of Mrs. Allen's son, Lt. R. C. Allen, and Mrs. Allen. In Long Beach, Calif., they were guests of Mrs. Womack's brother, James L. Womack. They also visited in other parts of California. Mrs. Floyd Haralson is now at her home on 700 Pecan after having undergone surgery at the Methodist Hospital in Memphis" last Monday. Dr. Edna Nies, who was a patient in the Baptist Hospital in Memphis, last week was returned to her home Mrs. May Hostess To Caraway HD Club Attending a family reunion in Mrs. L. F. May who recently I Rector, Ark., yesterday were Mr. moved to Blytheville from Cara- i and Mrs - El7 - a Wheeler, Mr. and Mrs. way. was hostess to the Caraway j W/D. Hammond, Mr. and Mrs. Ger- ported to be improved. Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Abbott, and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hitt of Leachville. Ark., spent the weekend in McGhee, Ark., visiting friends. Mr. and Mrs. Riley B. Jones left yesterday on a two-week vacation which will be spent in Miami and Daytona Beach, Fla. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Mitchell of 2122 Keeney Avenue. Evanston, 111., 'announce the birth of their first son. Saturday at University Hospital. The baby has two sisters, Jacqueline, 5, and Elizabeth, 3. Mrs. Mitchell is the former Miss Betty Rodgers of Blytheville. Her mother Mrs. O. J. Rodgers, will go to Evan- Kton Friday to spend two weeks with her daughter and grandchildren. Attending a family Bridge League EndsSix-Weeks' Series at Hotel A seven-table Mitchell movement played by members of the Blytheville Duplicate Bridge League Saturday afternoon at Hotel Noble ended a six-week series. Mrs. C. C- CouncJiie won first place and Rained possession of the traveling trophy with a 57.4 percentage. Second place was awarded to Mrs. W. D. Chamblin whose percentage per game was 57.2, and Mrs. Russell Phillips won third with a 54.7 percent. In fourth place, Mrs. Eugenia Jenkins of Steele had a 53.6 percentage. The masterpoint game played Saturday was won by Mrs. Jenkins and Mrs. Jim Roleson, north and south, and Mrs. Samuel F. Norris and Mrs. Georgia Bailey, east and west,. Mrs. Jenkins and Mrs. Roleson scored 71 points, and other winners, north and south, were Mrs. Dick J. White and Mrs. George Wiggs, second place, with 67Vi points; Mrs. E. B. Gee and Mrs. Russell Phillips, third place, with 61 points: and Mrs. Chamblin and Mrs. O. W. McCutchen, fourth place, with 57 1 " points. Eighty points were scored by Mrs. Norris and Mrs- Bailey.. Other east and west winners included Mrs. Ruth Eleanor Afflick and Mrs. F. W. Whitner, second place with 75V-i points; Mrs. T. J. Barnes and Mrs. Ed Cook, third place with 73 points; and Mrs. Charles Gerrald and Mrs. A. H. McManus, fourth place with 67 points. A master point game will be played Thursday night. Home Demonstration Club for an all-day meeting at her- home Friday. A business meeting was conducted and reports from various officers were given. A potluck luncheon was served and games~were played with Mrs. Fred Bergerson the winner. The hostess received .gifts from those present. Guests present were Mrs. Mitchell Sanford. Mrs. Tom Harris, Mrs. Fred Bergerson and Mrs. Nettie Goff, all of Blytheville. Dogwood HD Club Conducts Meeting aid Wheeler and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Basharse. Jr.. and son, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Mullins. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Widner and daughter of Portageville. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Abbott and children, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Hollingsworth. and daughters, and Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Mullins and daughters. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Whittle and family had as their guests yesterday her brother, H. C. Rhoads, Mrs. Rhoads and sons, Morris and Quinton, all of Maiden, Mo. Mrs. Gerald Johnson and children are spending- this week in Newbern. Term., with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Blessing:. Mrs. Tommy Blessing 1 of St. Louis, who was visiting her sister-in-law, Mrs. Marshall Thomas, and family, ac- BATON BEAUTY—Pretty Betty Atkinson tries out the ice prior to her first performance in a London. England, show. Betty, known as America's number one drum majorette, was taught to skate by her husband. They're from Long Beach, Calif. __ The Dogwood Home Demonstra-, companied Mrs. Johnson, tion Club held a meeting: at the club house last Wednesday with eiRht members, one guest, and one new member present. Sue Burnett A carefully tailored frock for all around wear that flatters every figure. Note the new one-button Closing, shaped collar and pockets. Pattern No. 8130 is in sizes 14. 16. 18, 20; 40. 42. 44, 46. Size 16. cap ^sleeve, 4& yards of 39-inch, 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 Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Rhoads had as their guests, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ray Dollahite of Memphis. Mrs. , Dollahite is a daughter of the Rho- The meeting was opened with a< j s group singing after which Mrs Pfc. William E. Simpson, who cuit making. In the social hour: that followed • iced drinks were: served. j Mrs. Orville McGuire was the i group's guest and Mrs. Glenn Johnson was a new member. Marriage Licenses O The following couple nas received I a marriage license from the county j clerk's office: j F. B. Ripgs and Linda Jo White, j both of Blvtheville. i Street. Chicago 6, HI. | Spring '54 Basic FASHION con- j i tains a wealth of smart, easy to! I sew styles for all sizes. Colorful.! i informative and interesting. Send! i 25 cents today for your copy. returned to Ky., after spending several days here visiting Pfc, Simpson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Simpson. Rayford Simpson, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Simpson, has returned home after spending a week at Boy Scout Camp at Hardy, Ark. ists of Mr. and Mrs. Charles over the week end were Mr. and Mrs. Tom Bosmeycr and daughters, Peggy Sue and Judy, of Helena, Ark. J, W. Dates of Liberty. Mo., is visiting with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Gates. Spending the pa-st week in Hot Springs, Ark., were Mr. and Mrs. Ernest L. McKenzie. They visited their parents, Mrs. Parthenia Pitts and Dr. and Mrs. E- M. McKenzie. Dr. Robert F. Smart, who has been studying at Duke University in Durham, N. C., arrived over the week end to join Mrs. Smart and children, who have* been visiting her parents. Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Ferguson. They will remain until after the Fourth of July holidays. Carl Patterson, son of Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Patterson, left Saturday morning for Fort Pierce, Fla-. for a two-week visit with his grand- j parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Gar' ner, former Blytheville residents. While there, he will attend the East, Coast Baptist Assembly. Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Shuford and son, E. H. Shuford, Jr., who have been visiting their daughter and sister, Mrs. Harry A. Haines, and family, left today for Hickory, N. C.. where Mr Shuford -Jr., of Louisville Ky.. will spend a two-week vaca- | tion with his parent 1 ?. | Miss Sandra Watson and Miss j Gwendolyn Harrison will leave ,Tuesday and will drive to New York City and parts of Canada, for a two-week vacation. Mr. and Mrs. S. Joseph have as their guests, Mr. and Mrs. Al Constantine and children, Elaine and Edward of Miami, Fla., who will spend a few days here. Mr. Constantine was stationed at the Blytheville Air Base during World War II. E. B. Gee, Jr.. a student at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, was the week end guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E_ B. Gee. Sr. Mrs. Ruth Tanner has returned from Columbia, S. C., where she was the guest, of her son, Dr. James Tanner, Mrs. Tanner and family. She also visited with friends in Chapel Hill, N. C. Condition of Rosco Graf ton. who is n patient in the Chickasawba. Hospital, is satisfactory. Mr. Graf ton is nor allowed to have visitors- Guests over the week end of Mr. and Mrs. T. Wade Jefferies were Mr. and Mrs. J, Frank Tomlinson and children,'Betty Lou and Johnny, of Houston, Tex. Betty Lou and Johnny remained for an extended visit with Mr. and Mrs. Jefferies. Coming Events Monday Rebekab Lodge 18 has 8 p.m. meeting with potluck supper hon-. oring new members and conferring' of degrees following the meal. Trinity Baptist Church circles meet as follows: Jewel Abernathy j Circle at 2 p.m. with Mrs. Marvin Kenwright; Evelyn Stafford Circle at 2 p.m. with Mrs. Leslie Kenwright; and Mildred Matthews Circle at 7:30 p.m. with Mrs. Alvin Pritchard. Fidelas Class of the First Baptist Church has 7 p.m_ meeting with Mrs. Fred Boyette" at 501 South Lake Street. Tuesday Marion Cook Circle of Trinity Baptist Church has 7:30 p.m. meeting with Miss Kathrine Austin. j Rainbow girls have bunking party at. Masonic Hall following a dance ' from 8 to 12 p.m. Country Club Duplicate Bridge League has meeting. .Tuesday Canasta Club meets with Mrs. Paul Byrum. Thursday Duplicate Bridge League meets at Hotel Noble. Kibitzer Club has meeting with Mrs. Ross Hughes. At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Lula Jackson, Joiner Jack Wagon, City Mary Louise Manley, Dell Russell Cahoon, Holland Mrs. W. W. Austin, City Paul Hardesty, City Brenda Battles, Hermondale Mrs. S. H. Rebstock, Armorel Walls Hospital Dismissed: Sherry Lambert, City Mrs. Elvie Bratton, City Terry Minyard, City Flora May Sharp, City Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Leonard Taylor, Manila Mrs. Harvey Morris, City Stevie Henry, City Mrs. Henry Danial, City Mrs. Roy Campbell and baby, Wilson Mrs. Johnny Lendenmie and baby City ' Almos Whitley, City James Lawson, City Paper Road Tested ALLEGAN, Mich- (Jf) — Liquid waste from a paper mill as a binder for rural roads will get a test in Allegan county. Highway officials expect to spread nonsurfaced roads with between 20,000 and 40,000 gallons a day. Weed Beautifies Parks COLUMBIA. S. C. UP)—The city park and recreation department has] a new beautificaiion expert. He is j H. F. Weed- There are some 450 active volcanoes in the world today, and any one of them might perform destructively. MORE HEARING PER DOLLAR THAN YOU WOULD EVER BELIEVE POSSIBLE — Now with the All-Transistor, All - Magnetic RAD I GEAR Hearing Aid • 1/15 the battery cost of vacuum tube models! • Months of service on a tiny "A" battery • Power • Clarity • Tonal Quality * HEARING SERVICE • 1327 Sterick Bldg, Memphia J. C. Cowen. Mgr. Represented by MRS. H. L. HARP 910 Walnut Phone 3-4448 OPENS 6:45 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS AT DUSK 2 SHOWS EVERY NITE! RAIN or SHINE! ••*••••••••••••••••••••••••••*••••«••••••••••••• LAST TIMES TONIGHT AIR CONDITIONED BY REFRIGERATION Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a., and 4 p.m. for Ritz & Roxy Program Announcements MOX -Theotre- On West Main St. In Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat.. Sun. 1:00 On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen AIR CONDITIONED FOR YOUR COMFORT LAST TIMES,TONIGHT Doirble Feature Only Memories Now HOUSTON, Mo. MP)—Retiring alter 59 years of reporting the newi in this modern Missouri town, C. E. (Deacon) Elmore came up with some memories. In his last column, he asked, "Do you remember when"— The only alphabetical organisa- tion we knew was RFD? The butcher threw in a meae of liver when we bought meat? A dimes' worth of cheese and crackers constituted a lunch? Marriage meant a lifetime contract? Good watermelons *old for * quarter apiece? A $100.000 appropriation by COE- gress was extravagant? Dog Flagged OMAHA (ff) — Small red flags, serving as temporary markers to warn motorists to stay clear of freshly painted stripes, have been ending up in the gutter on one block whenever the paint was renewed. Workmen thought it was a juvenile prank until a dog wa* caught carrying the flags. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. 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