The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 15, 1954 · Page 1
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 1

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Thursday, July 15, 1954
Page 1
Start Free Trial

FACE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JULY 16- 1954 Society News llnrv. Snm'ptv Fldifnr f Miss Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Mrs. Warr Honored at Parties Here Mrs. Vernon B. Warr, who is moving to Jonesboro, was guesi of honor Tuesday morning when Mrs. Mason Day, Jr., and Mrs. Wiley Smith were hostesses for a party at the Day home. The table from which the guests were served was overlaid with an emerald green cloth and centered i with an arrangement of white shading to deep zinnias in an antique glass container. Red telephones were used on either side of this arrangement. Silver trays holding the refreshments were | used on either end of the table. Those who assisted at the table were 'Mrs. Whitney Morgan. Jr., Mrs: Eibert Johnson, Mrs. Robert Lipscomb and Mrs. John R. Perkins. Others assisting were Mrs. Vance Henderson, Mrs. William S. Rader, Mrs. J, M. Williams, Jr., Mrs. W. M. Johns, Mrs. Everett Peterson, and Mrs. M. F. Day, Sr. Mrs. Warr greeted her guests wearing a beige linen dress with a shawl collar. The bodice on her dress was trimmed with gold nail heads and she wore multi-colored accessories. Her hosesses presented her with a white carnation corsage. Mrs. Day wore a gray embroidered i chambray dress with red accessories' Mrs - Ben Ma ^ s was installed as and Mrs. Smith was dressed in a | president of the American Legion candy striped halter-back dress with j Auxiliary last night at the hut. white accessories I Other officers installed were Summer flowers were used throu-! Mrs - Marvin Lane, first vice-pres- ghout the house. went: Mrs. Paul Mahan, second Mrs. Joe Heckle' of Jonesboro, vice-president: Mrs. Charlie Cronk, Mrs. Ben Mays Installation of Officers Held By Auxiliary Miss Shippen Complimented By Club Eight Bits of News Petty officer and Mr*. Harold Ragsdale of Memphis announce the birth of a daughter at Millington Naval Hospital, July 12. The baby has been named Carol Ann. Mrs." Ragsdale is the former Miss Raymonette Steward of Armorel. Miss Delia Shippen of Osceola. j Mrs. C. F. Steward is with her bride-elect of Graham Partlow, was guest of honor yesterday when daughter and family. Miss Betty Langley is spending Marion Cook Circle Meets In Lowe Home Members of the Marion Cook Circle met in the home of Mrs. Idell Lowe, Tuesday night. I The meeting was opened with the I group repeating the watchword followed with prayer by Mrs. C. S. Birmnigham. The devotinal was Holland News By Mrs. Voris Workman given by Mrs. Lois Gestrnig. Mrs. Lowe presided over Eleven Boy Scouts, accompanied by their leader, Fred Burress, are attending camp this week at Camp business session and dismissed the group with prayer. Refreshments were served at the conclusion of the meeting. Lewellen. They were taken there the Sunday by Mr. and Mrs. Sam Ken- members of Club Eight entertained! several weeks in Kankakke, 111., with a luncheon at Hotel Noble, j where she is visiting her niece,' The table where the guests were Mrs. Patsy Southward and in Bat- j seated was centered with an ar- tie Creek, Mich., were sh« i* visit- i rangement of white gladioli and I ing her sister, Mrs. Evelyn Dixon pink dahlias interspersed with I and her aunt. Mrs. Lillian Tucker. lovebirds in a crystal bowl. The afternoon was spent in play- Misses Ruth and Margery Hale have returned from Miami Fla., Mrs. Ed Lawler accompanied her sister, Mrs. Georgia Talkington, and daughter, Flore Jean, of ing bridge and winners in the where they attended the Pi Beta Hayti to New Orleans, La., Wed- games were Mrs. H. G. Partlow. Phi convention. j nesday where the latter will un- high; Mrs. Vernon Tomlinson, sec- Connie Hay visited relatives here ' dergo treatment from a specialist. and Miss Shippen,; over the week end. He has just ' returned from a Boy Scout Camp ond high; bridge. Miss Shippen wore a black shan-iat Philmont Ranch, Mexico. He is tung dress with a black and white! a scout executive, bow at the shoulder and side Mrs. H. N. Swearengen and drape. She wore matching black j daughter, Emadel, and Mrs. O. E. accessories and was presented j Quellmalz left today for Fayette- with a white carnation corsage j ville for the wedding of Miss Vir- and a piece of silver in her chosen! ginia Swearengen and Thurman E. pattern. • Rowlett, Jr. They expect to be gone for two weeks. Mrs. Ruby McGowden and daughter returned to their home in Dexter Sunday after a weeks visit here with her mother, Mrs. Ada Hollingsworth, and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Lewis and son, Tommy Duke, and his guest, The group's guests were Mrs. j Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Lemons left, Ronnie Byrd, of St. Louis spent Partlow, Mrs. H. T. Shippen, Mrs. j today for Battle Creek, Mich., for j last week at Big Springs. Ronnie Marvin Nunn, Jr., and Mrs. Tomlinson. j left Wednesday for his home afi- secretary; Mrs. Emil Damon, treasurer; Mrs. Gienola Hart, historian; Mrs. J. F. Brownson. sergeant-at-arms: and Mrs. Speck McGregor, chaplain. 8y BETTYE NELLE STARR an extended x^acation. Mr. and Mrs. Ross Caldwell, Jr., jer being a guest of Tommie's for and daughter., who have been the the past three weeks. guests of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Mrs. Jack Neil who has been mother, of Mrs. Warr, was the only out-of-town guest. Mrs. Warr was guest of honor yesterday afternoon when Mrs. Floyd Seay and Mrs. Forrest Moore entertained at the Moore home with a dessert-bridge. Mr. Warr was local manager of the telephone company and is being transferred to 'Jonesboro as district manager. Garden flowers were used in the rooms' where the guests were entertained. Winners in the games played during the afternoon were Mrs. Vance Henderson, high; Mrs. Hank Dodd, second high and Mrs. W. A H.utson, bridgo. . j At the conclusion of the games, j the hostesses presented Mrs. Warr i Mrs. F. L. Reed "and Mrs" Frank Mr. and Mrs. Joe Applebaum entertained Sunday night with a dinner in honor of Mr. and Mrs. I Kenwright and Mr. and Mrs. Ross Caldwell, Sr., have returned to their home in Rockford, HI. Mr. and Mrs. W, H. Kenwright and son of Grenada, Miss., have been the guests • of Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Kenwright and Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Kenwright. Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Gammeter of Steele announce the. birth of a Miss Buckley Complimented With Party Miss Winnibeth Buckley bride elect of Robert D. Blodgett was honor- again yesterday morning when with a gift. Mrs. Anderson HonoredWith Layette Shower Mrs. John Anderson was truest Whitwbrth entertained with a party from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Whitworth home. The table Irom which the refreshments were served was overlaid with Richard Jiedel at the Seminole! son this morning at the Baptist ' Hospital in Memphis. The baby, who has been named Scott Hudson, has a sister. Terri Joan. Mrs. Gammeter is the former Miss Katherine Hudson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Hudson. Guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Rhoads yesterday were Mr. and Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Morris Silverfield, Mr. and Mrs. L. K. Harwarg and Mrs. Sam Newman of Memphis. ... Mrs. Royal Langdon of Luxora entertained recently with a canasta party for Mrs. Arthur Frazier, a recent bride. Mrs. Frazier was presented a white carnation corsage and gift from her hostess. Winners in the games were Miss Marjorie Doyle, high, Mrs. Faber seriously ill at the Blytheville Hospital is improving. She expects to undergo surgery again Friday if she continues to" improve, Mrs. Byron Holly who underwent a major operation in Memphis last week is improved. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Talkington and daughter of New Madrid are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Q. C. Wagster and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Dutch Asher left over the week end for their home in Connolton, Ind., after two weeks visit here with Mr. and Mrs. Ruel Asher and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Greenwav ley and Mr. and Mrs. L. N. Kinder. The group plans to return home Sunday with the Scouts from Braggadocit on the Braggadocio bus. The Holland Little League team won a game from Steele last Tuesday night and still retain their lead in the League made up of Holland, Cooter,.Braggadocio and two teams from Steele. Pinnell Capehart returned from Miami, Fla., last week after having spent several weeks there. Mrs. J. B. Holly, who is doing nicely after major surgery at the Methodist Hospital in Memphis last week, was visited Saturday by Mdmes. Gideon Crews, B. I. Edwards, L. Berry, Jimmy Mays, and Arnold Moon -and daughter, Paula. Mrs. Holly expected to return home Tuesday. Misses Genevieve Avis and Ann StillWell of Osceola left Saturday for Orlando, Fla., to attend a term of summer school there. They will teach in Florida this year. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Reynolds, accompanied by Judith Cohoon, planned to leave Wednesday to see the rodeo in Cheyenne, Wyo., visit I Denver, Colo., and other points of interest in the west. Mr. and Mrs. Noble Capehart in company with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Knights of Columbus Meet The Knights of Columbus met at! Winfred Miller, outside guard; and the Catholic School for a barbecue supper and installation of officers Tuesday night. A joint installation of Pocahontas, Blytheville and Jonesboro was held with Leo J. Byrne, state deputy, installing- the officers. Blytheville officers are Paul Hughes, grand knight, Bob Holthouse, deputy grand knight; F. X. Schumacher, chancellor: Spencer Alexander, recording secertary: R- w - Vrska, treasurer; Jimmy Kittany, warden; Don Walter, inside guard; Jean Montandon, trustee. Capehart and son, Kietha Hudson, of Ala., left Saturday Mrs. Lavell Riley and son, Gary, I and children of Washington, D. C. of Ripley. Tenn. Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Nelson and family left today on an extended vacation. Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ray- White, second, and Mrs'. John mond Smith are their daughter. Ford. low. ! Mrs. John 0. Weathers. Mr. Capt. and Mrs. W. D. Shippen i Weathers and children. Jimmy are the parents jf a son born Tuesday at the Pensacola Baptist Hospital in Pensacola. Fla. They have another son, W. D., Jr. Capt. Shippen is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Shippen. The Southwestern Bell Telephone and Jeannie of Montgomery, Ala. Mich. Mrs. Cecil Mae Little has ha are visiting friends and relatives' as guests the last two weeks Mr, Jimmy, and Birmingham, for a two week's visit in Washington. D. C. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hampton accompanied Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Hampton of New Madrid to Cape Girardeau last week to see. Mrs. Ed Hampton, Sj:., who is a patient in the St. Francis Hospital. Mrs. 0. B. Samford left Wednesday to visit her sister in Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. Ira Zohner o Portageville spent Monday wit Mrs. Iva Samford and Mr. an Mrs. R. F. Milford from Flint in Pemiscot County. They formerly lived in Cooter. Dirl Edwards, who is in Ana Robertson, and Michael an Jimmy Robertson, sons of Mr. an the i Mrs. Ernest, Robertson, all o Navy stationed in California, has! Nashville, Tenn. spent the past month here with Glennin Griggs, wife and son. o his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Archie H'imboldt, Tenn., visited Mr. anc Edwards, and other relatives. He left Wednesday night to return to Miss Carolyn Machen of Chil- his ship. His sister, Miss Jeanie dersburg. Ala., is the guest of Miss '• Edwards, and a group of friends Billie Ann Watson, daughter of : from Cooter and Steele gave him Mr. and Mrs. Gene Lanham. | a farewell party at the Veterans Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Reynolds left > of Foreign War Hut in Steele I today for Cheyenne, Wyo.. where Monday night Mrs. Truman House, Sunday. Mrs. Gideon Crews and Mrs. B I. Edwards were in Memphis Sat urday to attend the funeral of th wife of Dr. G. W. Musgrave. Russell Cohoon is recoverini from a knee injury received tw weeks ago in a car accident, hav . . ._ in Call- i^g to wear a cast as yet. ministers and their wives in South j were accompanied by their niece, fornia with her mother, Mrs Wat- Airman Carl Avis, wife and bab\ Mississippi County with a luncheon Miss Judy Cohoon. I son who is ser iouslv ill Mr arrived Saturday to spend a weei at the 50 Club. Centering the ban- "- --->"- . - . . a cutwork lace cloth and centered! Company of Osceola honored the i they will attend a rodeo. The»y Mrs George Ladd is with an arrangement of pink and"""""" "' """ ' " ~ " ' """ J """ """'" ' " white lilies interspersed with hearts and maline in a silver bowl. Each soft drink had a corsage of quet table was a c °PP er container .-ITQ1- r* n >-,«<-,. «**.__! ,-•- i.~ - • ; . i filled with summer flowers in fies- of honor Monday night when Mrs. | forget-me-nots attached" to" it and I fliled Wlth summer flowers in fies Larry Byrum and Mrs. D. S. Hay j Miss Buckley's was a miniature | ta Colors. were hostesses for a layette 'shower. I bridal bouquet. Miss Nita Rose Hall The Quests were greeted by Mrs. — - ' ' • • Neele Kent, Vernon Moore and Robert Blenden. After the luncheon the group was taken to the telephone office and with a trio of the operators they were shown through the office. Mr. and Mrs. James A. England Ladd and ther daughter, Jean, will! with Mr. and Mrs. Jim Avis ana are the parents, of a daughter born | join her next week and from there I other relatives. Carl is stationed Blue and pink were the chosen, colors in the decorations and 'the! lev ' s honorees chair was marked with blue and pink bows. Winners in the games played dur- house. Ing the evening were Mrs. J. H. Mrs. E. T. Hubbard and had the duplicate to Miss Buck- the winner of a prize. Other arrangements of summer j flowers were used throughout the Miss Buckley was dressed in a July 7. The baby, who has been will go to other interesting points named Demese Lorene, has a sister, Pamela Jean, and a brother, Dennis James. on a two weeks vacation. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Keller have returned to their home in St. Mrs. E. R. Alley is a patient in i Louis after spending- their vaca- Baptist Hospital m Memphis. She tion here with his mother, Mrs. is in Room 725 Annex. The Rev. and Mrs. E. C. Brown and Albert Keller, and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. William Bryan of T Mrs. R. J. at Andrews Field, Maryland, nea Washington, D. C. M/Sgt. Paul Bach has been ap pointed recruiting sergeant a Kennett. He and his family moved there last week from Chanut Field, 111. Mrs. Bach is the former Miss Louise Avis, daughter of Mr and Mrs. James Avis. Miss Brownlee Is Honored - Miss Margaret Brownlee, bride- a elect of J. W. sons, Don and Jerry, will Gary> IncL> are expec ted here entertained ( leave tomorrow for Texarkana, ; the latter part of this week to vis-, Mr - and Mrs. Chas. Cohoon had if the Bap- I ArK., wnere they will visit rela- jt relatives and to get their sons I as guests Sunday Mr and Mrs tist Church Monday afternoon at tives They then will go to South ; Johnnie and Jerry .who have spent Richard Sturgis and three children her home. Eighteen members were I Car olma for several weeks vaca- j the oast two months here present. Mrs. I. S. Burton led the ' "™ devotional. Mrs. Haskins Jones had charge of the program. A dessert course was served during the social hour, and Mrs. Harrv Vance Cart- tion. A/T,C XT A T T ft . ^ . Mrs. M. A. Isaacs left yesterday , Buddy Barger ir " V-a u.'Vioro cVio «?ilt ,, _!-,•» their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. for Bristol. where she will Mr . and -,•» ^ Mrs. Lawrence Her- Shouse. Jr., was i bla^^cSsonS'^ne 0 ^- "^ i ™*K™~™" «*id'en'tTo7 £<£ guest of honor last night when em- j sented with a ployes of the Ark-Mo local office ! s?.ee. entertained with a miscellaneous i ' was pre-i 0 i a and Dr . Cartwright will make her home. She was accorh-. re il and daughters of Chicago are panied by Mrs. Margaret Mahan; spending their vacation here with Bell and her grandson, Mark Rich- j his mother, Mrs. Mamie Herrell ' ' - - n ,,, carnation rnr CclinaUOn C01 - were ai-ds, Jr., who has spent' the past and other relatives, s- several weeks here. Dr. Jack Webb in the dental clinic of Dr. j has bought Mrs. Isaac's home and ,,, „• , shower at the home of Mrs. Ro-| T nn 0 T I .f, uests land Karr. Jomer, Leachville and Manila. Summer flowers were used throughout the entertaining rooms and the table from which the refreshments were served was centered with an arrangement of roses. ." Winners in the games played! during the evening were Mrs/.' Gene Lanham and Mrs. Coadyj Eaton. At the Hospitals BIythevillfe Hospital George Cone. Blackwood Moore, a former it will be his office. Mrs. Hershel Craig and children Coming Event* Friday Ladies Bible Class ot First Meth- oidist Church has meeting at 3 p m tprs Mr* WflUer Wothnmo rt f i J "'""" v " t "5«' H<"- Hostesses are Mrs. Sally Hunter, ^^ rS '^ W i' r S£°™ ew ° f ents, Mr. wid M«. Everett Lucas.; Mrs. John Walden, Mrs. Battle Osceola boy who is now in busi-1 of Marion. la., are spending sever- ness m Los Angeles, Calif., was { al weeks here visiting Mr. Craig'« here recently to visit his mother, j parents. Mr. and Mrs. S/J. Craig, Mrs. Emma Moore, his two sis- i and family and Mrs , Crait? . s par . ters. Mrs. Walter Hathorne of Memphis and Mrs. Pauline Hayden. Mrs. Paul Baird and daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Lewis of Dyersburg, and family. 1 Oakes and Mrs. Winfield Mick. Miss Brownlee was dressed in MOX -Theatre- On West Main St. In Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat.. Sun. 1:001 On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen •••••••—————____•«_____. AIR CONDITIONED FOR YOUR COMFORT THURS., & FRI. Double Feature T^& Mrs. Kenneth Childers, Holland Gary Goff. Rt. 3. city Chickasawba Hospital Charlie Chaffner, Manila entertained her bridge club Tuesday night at the home of her mother, Mrs. J. H. Lovewell. AIR CONDITIONED BY REFRIGERATION Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a., and 4 p.m. for Ritz & Roxy Program Announcements Thursday & Friday i MM trttt mt tawu i , . "-.Vfrf ^i jMpf 94 —AND- i*** 4 . er T«£, '« TM4S- UPRISINC ALSO CARTOON THE STORY OF A LOVE THAT MADE WONDERFUL MUSIC ! MES STEMRT JUNE ALLOT GLENN MILLER STORY" '•*'?£? >"?;>:^ v H^< \ M '* \ftt* ^ ^ XL^^Tji^ CHARLES DRAKE • GEORGE T06!AS - HENRY MORGW PLUS SELECTED SHORTS A delicate design of platinum and gray lends regal elegance to this new bone china h r Kogal Boulton TIARA Fine English bona chini never looked whiter than it does here, circled with the slenderest of gray wreaths and banded with costly platinum. Everything about Tiara is refreshingly new. The modern simplicity of the pattern. The louch of genuine platinum that so beautifully dramatizei your fine table silver. Only Royil Doulton bring* you thi» happy blend of traditional English craftsmanship •nd modern design. 5-fC. PUCE SETTING $17.50 7/ C:h <?/ ^Jne L/t/f ^.jho **~J i ON MAIM Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission Toe & 35c At All Times LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature SCOTT BRADY-K.T. STEVENS.-RJCHARDj M EAGU lias FILMS PrMenUti R08ER! Cartoon. "Riding Hood" FRI.. & SAT. Double Feature A UNIVERSAL-INTERNATIONAL PICTURf M> ALLEN Red River Shore Serial: "Gunfighter Northwfsl 1 ' No. 1 of and Jimmy McClain, all of St. Louis. The group spent the day in Memphis. Linda, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sturgis, and Jimmy are spending the week with the Cohoon family. Little Miss Diane Palmer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Frank Palmer of Kennett, is visiting her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Kenley, this week. B. Joe Harris began his duties Atfonday as principal and teacher in the high school at Parma, Mo. Kenneth Correll has accepted a position as music teacher in the school at Herculaneum, Mo. Dalma Reid wa surprised Monday night when a group of young folks gathered at his home in the Oak Ridge Community, the occasion being his seventeenth birthday. The party was held on the !*wn of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Reid. Games were played, and the group entertained by several musical numbers by Jimmy Little, Ronnie Wagster and Sam Workman. After the opening of the gifts by Dalma, refreshments of ice cream, cake and soft drinks were served. Mrs. Annie Cohoon is visiting relatives in Indiana this week after spending the Week end with her daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Devore, of Ripley, Tenn. Overweight? SWEETENS WITHOUT Jw**f*n* Inttantly DROP AND STIR TO MIX US€ FASWEET in Drinks, Foodi and COOKING Contains NO Sugar HAS NO FOOD VALUE Absolutely NON-FATTENING 3 DROPS WILL SWEETEN 1 CUP OF COFFEE OR TEA t Teospoenfol - 16 of Sugar \ Tflbtejpbonfol — 1 Cup Sugar PURE —HARMLESS ASK YOUR DOCTOR! Get Fasweet At & Grocery Stores Everywhere Every Day Is Value Day At the Gift Shop 25% OFF ON ALL POTTERY, Vases, Planters & Dishes 0. o OFF On Tole Waste Baskets >*•••••••••••••••»*•••••••• OPENS 6:45 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS AJ DUSK 2 SHOWS EVERY NITE! RAINTor FIRST BLYTHEVILLE SHOWING a calico dog One of th« most heart- touching movies evrr made! «I \ T G CROSBY CLAUDE DAUPHIN „ , e(RLI , , „ , u ., „ UTTIK HOY LOST ;;r,r: ico ,;? Boy -" Mu "' b ^'^'"»tic«.(w w ,.^ 0[ o Mt «.T«, ..f o «-..-, By Gioeot UVTON . »,,„„ „,.„ ,„, , (()> ,. b()|4 ^ ^ ^ *.,,*.„,„ Ul||l Cartoons "Crop Chasm" & 'Turn Talt Wolf" ADMISSION 50c CHILDREN UNDER 12 FREE WITH PARENTS

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 15,900+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free