The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 16, 1954 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 16, 1954
Page 2
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PAGE Form BLYTHEVILLE (ARK) COURIER NEWS Society News FRIDAY, JULY 16, 1954 Mill Millie Ann Mailory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 ENGAGED — Miss Jimmye Ann Copeland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Copeland of Osceola, will become the bride of Edwin McRae Weedman, son of Mr. anc Mrs. Harry Weedman of Blytheville, in an early faL marriage. Miss .Copeland, Edwin Weedman To Be Married Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Copeland o Osceola announce the engagemen of their .daughter, Miss Jimmye Ann Copeland, to- Edwin McRae Weedman of Blytheville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Weedman. Miss Copeland's grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Holcomb of Paragould and Mrs. Ella Jane Copeland of Memphis and the late William Copeland of Wynne. Mr. Weedman's grandparents ar» Mr. and .Mrs. C. L. Nichols of Keiser and the late Mr. and Mrs. G. C, Weedman of Blytheville. Miss Copeland is a graduate of Osceola High School and is presently employed by Bell Telephone Co in Osceola. Mr. Weedman is a graduate of Blytheville High School and attended the University of Arkansas. He is an Air Force veteran, having served 27 months as a radio operator. The ceremony will be performed Sept. 5 at. • the First Methodist Church'in Osceola. Mrs. Hotfield Entertains Club Members of the Chiliion Club met at the home of Mrs. Mary Hatfield. • Garden flowers were used to center the tables where the guests were seated and throughout the entertaining rooms. Winners in the games played dur- Trinity YWA Has Meeting Members of the Trinity Baptist Young Women's Auxiliary met last night at the home of Mrs C. S Birmingham with 10 members present. Miss Alberta Sadler opened the meeting with prayer and Miss Marcella Ray presided over the business session. Mrs. Tony Birmingham showed slides of Japan-to the group .and Mrs. Howard Caldwell was in charge of the mission study. Miss Clara Sue Ray dismissed the group with prayer. -The hostess, served refreshments at the conclusion of the meeting. Hornersville News By JENETTE THOMAS Geraldine Holt Engaged to Thomas Pulliam MANILA — The marriage of Miss Geraldine Holt of Manila to William Thomas Puliiam of Ashland, Miss., will be solemnized July IS at 4 p. m. in the Manila Baptist Church. The Rev. Jewel McCracken of Jonesboro will officiate. organist and Miss Ginger Sutton arganist and Miss Ginger Sutton of -Memphis will be soloist. Herman Holt will give his daughter in marriage. As her maid of honor, the bride- elect has chosen her sister, Mary Sue. Bridesmaids will be Miss Ann Smith of Roodhouse, 111., Miss Jackie Marie Hastings of Lambert, Miss., and Miss Fredia Fincher of Manila. j Bits of News i Glenn Ladd has returned from Chicago where he spent several days. He will leave Saturday for an eastern tour. Mr. and Airs. G. E. Workman have returned from a two-weeks vacation. They were joined in Vicksburg, Miss., by their daughter, Mrs. Bob Lowe, and son,- Bobby. They group motored to Cherry Point, N.C. where they visited S-Sgt. George Workman and family. • Mrs. J. W. Adams and son,. Wesley and David Burnett, are spending a week in Washington, D. C., on vacation. Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Porter and children have returned from a two weeks vacation spent in Biloxi and Waterloo, Miss. In Waterloo, they were the guests of Mr. Porter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Porter. Sgt. Billy G. Johnson has returned from Korea where he has served the past 14 months. He will be met at camp by his wife and mother, Lt. Joe Gene Walker of Nash- Mrs. Cliffie Johnson. ville, Tenn., will serve Mr. Pulliam as best man. Ushers will be Kibel and Gene Holt of Manila and Carol Manning of Blytheville. A reception will follow at the Holt home at Milligan Ridge. Miss Holt is a graduate of Blue Mountain College. Mr. Pulliam is a graduate of the School of Pharmacy of the University of Mississippi. He will be employed in Houston, Tex., pharmacy and the bride-elect will be employed in the Houston schools. Harris of week end Bridge League Has Special Winners Game Members of the Blytheville Dup- .icate Bridge League met at Hotel Noble last night for a special "winners' game. . A six-tab!^ Howell Movement was played. Winners in the games were Mrs. P. E. Black and Mrs. Prank Gfig- by, first with 72& points; Mrs. O. w. McCutchen and Mrs. Jim Roleson, second with 72 points; Mrs. ?. J. Barnes and Mrs. Roose Moore, hird with 64% points. Mrs. Ed Cook and O. S. Croweli ere in fourth place with 64 points and Mrs. O. W. Coppedge and Mrs. C. Councille were in fifth place with 63 points. A master point game will be play- d tomorrow afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Jonesboro will be the guests of Mrs. Harris' parents. Dr. and Airs. Fred Child. Sarah Child, who has spent the week in Jonesboro, will return home with them. Mr. and Airs. B. F. Rhoads and Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Rhoads are spending today in Memphis. Mrs. W. I. Denton is spending several days in Hattiesburg, Miss., visiting friends. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Via and family have as their guests Mrs. Via's father, Charlie East, of Chicago and her brothers, Ralph East. and family of Richmond, Va., and C. B. East and family of Bakersfield, Calif. Guest of Mrs. Lydia McGhee and family is Mrs. Jack Chamblin of Meridian, Miss. Dr. and Mrs. J. A. Saliba have returned from a. vacation spent in New York and Canada. They also toured other points of interest in the northern states. Mrs. Walter Chamberlain of Memphis was the guest of her sister, Mrs. Herbert Joyner, yesterday. Mi-, and Mrs. E. H. Brown and daughter. Roberta, Mrs. Jake Huffman and Miss Luna Wilhelm are leaving tomorrow for a week's vacation. Mrs. Huffman, Mrs. Wilhelm and Roberta will remain in St. Louis and Mr. and Mrs. Brown will go to Chicago. IN THE SWIM — Bloomer suit (above) designed by Rose Marie Reid, has a built-in- bra for sleek: fit. Suit also has shirred back. It's sprinkled with Chinese figures on lacquer-red cotton. (By NEA Woman's Editor.) a tare [ curent Many Parents Forfeit Responsibilities to Themselves By MRS. MURIEL LAWRENCE , selves." The principal of a certain big-city Because the destructive and un- junior high school came to work this week to find these things: A flooded gymnasium; smashed laboratory equipment; a burned school banner; overturned desks; ripped couches in disciplined children are made by people who feel no responsibility to themselves. I have seen them standing before judges beside their sullen young. In the teachers' lounge and pain-spla- I their faces, I have seldom seen aw shed walls.. iareness of what the judgement me- Said the principal to the press: Jans to their children. Mostly, I've ing the afternoon were Mrs. Robert West, high; Mrs. O. O. Elkins, Sr., second and Mrs. Mike Meroney, third. In a ceremony solemnized Sunday svening at the Methodist Church, VCiss Vonna Lee Abernathy, daught- r of Mr. and Mrs. Sid Johnson, be- ame the bride of George Langdon, on of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Langon. The Rev. Sam Pulliam offici- ted at the ceremony. Mrs. Evelyn Pierce of Flint, Mich., re visiting Mr. and Mrs. Walter ickerson. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Thomas of j ^Ti' wifton. Ark.. Mr. and Mrs. Dick ' Kibitzer Club Has Meeting Mrs. R. D. Hughes, Jr., entertained members of the Kibitzer club at her home yesterday. Arrangements of roses and snapdragons were used throughout the entertaining rooms. Winners in the games played Kipferl and Miss Alma Noe of Rochester, N. Y., are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Lon Vandiner. Mrs. Odia -Holloway, Ruth and Bonnie Moore, Pat boney, June, The hostess served iced duinks j Linda and Dianne White were in during the games and a sandwich Kennett this week. course at the conclusion. , Guests of the group were John Scott and Mrs. West. Two-Way Dress For Girls By Sue Burnett A darling new dress Tor a miss of three to eight. Make the sleevtess version for now, the puffed sleeve, collared style for back-to-school. Pattern No. 8136 is in sizes 3, 4, 5, 6. 7, 8 years. Size 4, top, % yard of 39 or 45-inch; .skirt, iy t yards. For this pattern, send 30c in COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Blythp.ville Courier News, 372 W, Quincy Street, Chicago tf, HI. ' Send 25 cent* today for your copy of our pattern catalog, Basic FASHION. The full and winter '54 issue is filled with' attractive, easy to sew stylet for all age*. Mrs. Walter Dickerson and daughter, Pat, were in Leachville Wednesday where Pat is receiving medical treatment. Misses Delorise and Christine Burton returned to their home in Grand Haven, Mich. Lorene- Burton accompanied them home for brief visit. Dr. Holloway motored to Little Rock. Ark., to bring his son, Dickie, home. Dickie spent his summer vacation there. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Patterson of Bernie, Mo., were weekend guests of the Thomas's. Mr. and Mrs. Buck Tinnin of Hayti, Mo., visited Mr. Tinnin's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Tinnin. Mid-season in the Dunklin County Little League schedule finds Pat Burlinson's Hornersville club the only unbeaten team. The team has won six games. James Thomas of St. Louis and Margarete Dickerson were in Paragould Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Mizell of Little Rock. Ark., were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Ttate. high. Mrs. Jack Chamblin of Meridian, Miss., was a guest of the group. The hostess served iced drinks during the games. Senior Class Has Election Of Officers The senior class of Gosnell High School elected officers this week. Officers elected were Billy Fowler president, W. F. McGaughey, vice- a president; Shirley Potter, secretary: 'Dorothy Sue Terry, treasurer; Dot- sene Poff and Sue King and Calvin George song leaders. F. E. Lucius, superintendent, and Harold Davis will serve as sponsers. Gosnell Beta Club Has Election Of Officers Serving the Gosnell High School Beta Club for the coming year as officers are Robert Earl Davis, president; Calvin George, vice- president; Dorothy Terry, secretary; Barbara Bevill, treasurer; Shirley Potter, reporter and Sammie West, sergeant-at-arms. Mrs. Jackie White is the group's sponsor. their responsibilities." Responsibilities to whom? Our Children? Of Course, our children. Always, the children Does- 'nt "responsibility to children" define the American parents' success or failure? Isn't it on our minds day and night? Yet the children go on destroying. And on the charts, the delinquency rate creeps up and up. . . I am tired of exhortations urging more of this "responsibility to children". What I'd like to see is someone-stand up and shout across this nation, "Too many parents have forfeited responsibility to them- means tothem. Because the only self-respect these parents have is what the children's conduct permits them. So they have pursued the children with their terror of this power to make or break their self-respect. They had to either overlook or scream at the bad behavior which threatens it—or plead slavishly for the good conduct which can justify it. We simply cannot love children who have the power to make us feel a success or a failure. To teach Jimmy to be responsible for his conduct, we have first to find Coming Events Duplicate O Saturday Bridge League at Hotel Noble at 1 p. m. meets At the Hospitals Chlckasawba, Hospital Dismissed: W. A. Freeman, city. Airs. Shari Cockrell. city. Mrs. Violet Elzey. city. Clarence Davis, city. Jimmy Franks, city. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. William Harrison and baby, city. " I Mrs. George Ayres, Steele. Box Off ice Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. 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Double Feature M-G-M's DIFFERENT DRAMA! TENNESSEE CHAMP •SSd SNEUlfWlNTHS c°i_J «,„.... Mm|)j AND— Van • HEFLIN Starring Ruth ROMAN Howard • DUFF COLOR BY TECHNICOLOR Marilyn w tti 60DDARD EwGABOR I Barbara LAWRENCE Stor) mt &r»«i Mty by KOM't S*IT« • fnxVwl V NJ>*T MtKTH • D*Kt«4 bv UFftn> ( G*U.N • Ml MttKM! riCAMtl eowwrw* r*xwa«w MFTRO NEWS CO-STA**IN6 PEDRO ARMENDARIZ A UNIVERSAL-INTERNATIONAL PICTURE Paramount Ntwt Ir Scltcttd Shorts Mrs. David Sloas Honored With Tea at Portageville Mrs. Robert Edward Sloas of Portageville entertained with a tea Wednesday afternoon complimenting her new daughter-in-laws, Mrs. David Sloas, the former Miss Annette Whistle of- Dell, Mrs. William Sloas, the former Miss Betty Dom of South Dakota. The tea was held in the home of Mrs. Sloas' daughter, Mrs. George Neumann, at Marston. The table from which the guests were served was covered with an imported cutwork linen cloth and centered with an arrangement of white carnations in a low crystal bowl. White tapers in crystal candelabra stood on tither side. Those assisting at the table were Mrs. Charles Pickey, Jr., Mrs. Hartzel Kimes, Mrs. Harold Sloas, Mrs. William Morton, Mrs. P. L. Kelley, Mrs. Charles Kelley, Miss Brenda Pickey and Miss Judy Neumann. Mrs. David Sloas greeted her guests wearing a red and white cocktail dress with red velvet trim and red velvet accessories. Mrs. William Sloas wore a blue and white organdy cocktail dress with white accessories. Others in the receiving line Were Mrs. Neumann, Mrs. Robert Edward Sloas and Mrs. Clement Hamilton Whistle, mother of Mrs. David Sloas. Those in the receiving line were presented with glamellia corsages. Those from Blytheville who attended were Mrs. Whistle, Mrs. R. G. Edwards, and Mrs. Clem Whistle, Jr., Mrs. Fred Kelley of Memphis, sister of Mrs. David Sloas, also attended. MANILA NEWS Ellis to Speak Speaker for the August meeting of Methodist's Men's Club will be Dr. Matt Ellis president of Hendrix College, Conway, President Crockett Wright has announced, The meeting is scheduled for Aug. 4. On Vacation Manila families now vacationing are the Walter Roaches and the William Edwards in California the Harbert Griffins attended the Lions convention- in New York. Wins Scholarship Miss Jeannette -Tipton. daughter of Mayor and Mrs. Alvin Tipton of Manila, has received a S600 scholarship from Harding College ,Searcy. Miss Tipton, valedictorian of the self-respect that is independent of it. Then we are free of the bondage that makes his public tantrum or his lie our disgrace. And out of our independent self-respect, we can deal with his cojiduct firmly, kindly, and convincingly. If the authorities want more res- I ponsibility for children, they better j start telling us to regain control of our own integrity. Sunday School Class Entertained At Home - Members of the Joy Sunday School Class of the Nazarene Church were entertained Tuesday night with a social at the home' of Mr. and Mi*. O. B. Smith at Holland. Guests of the group were the Rev. and Mrs. J. Louis Emmert and Mrs. J. N. Quick, teacher of the class, and family. 1954 graduating class was editor of the school yearbook, secretary of the senior class, president of Manila Quill and Scroll, senior of the year, and received seven awards at Recognition Day in May. Rainbow Girls Org-anize Airs. Yonnie Harris is mother advisor for the newly organized Manila Rainbow Girl's chapter. Other officers include Roxie .Smith, worthy advisor; Margaret Hart,, assistant advisor; Diana Bradberry, Faith; Joan Beach, Hope; Norita Davis, Chairty; Nancy Holt recorder; Emogene Evans, treasurer; Danna Higgins, chaplain; color stations: Marilyn Harris, love; Dorothy Roach, religion; Toncelia Webb, nature; Barbara Holsclaw, immortality; Judy Wright, fidelity; Harvelia Higgins, patriotism; Linda Wall, service; Lois Smith, confidential observer; Marcia White, outer observer. OPENS 6:45 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS AJ DUSK 2 SHOWS EVERY NITE! RAIN o LAST TIMES TONIGHT FIRST BLYTHEVILLE SHOWING BING CROSBY CLAUDE DAUPHIN w* PERLBERG-SEATONPRODUCTION LITTLE BOY LOST A Paramount Picture •PLUS TWO COLOR CARTOONS SATURDAY ONLY Double Feature Program CARTOON: "Snappy Snapshot" SUNDAY and MONDAY THE BEAUTY WHO LOVED A DESPERADO! ROBERT TAYLOR AVA GARDNER Between them a strange secret fire! 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