The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 20, 1954 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 20, 1954
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Society News >lWv Rncipt.v Editor » Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Mr. and Mrs. Thurman E. Rowlett, Jr. Miss Swearengen, -T. R Rowlett Exchange Vows In Fayetteville In a 10 a.m. ceremony at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Fayetteville Saturday morning, Miss Virginia Doris Swearengen daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert N. Swearengen, Sr., of Blytheville became the bride of Thurman E. Rowlett, Jr., son of Mr and Mrs. Thurman E. Rowlett, Sr., of Conway. WMU Circles Have Meetings In Homes The Women's Missionary Union met in the homes of members yes- Bits of News Methodist Conducts Meetings Here The Women's Society of Christian Service of the First Methodist Church met in homes yesterday afternoon for their meetings. Circle One met with Mrs. E. B. \ Gee with 15 present and one new! member, Mrs. W. E. Hendrix. Mrs. Ray Hall gave the devotion-; al and Mrs. Dick White taught the mission study. Circle Two met with Mrs. R. H. Kirby with 13 members and three „ „. '" - .""' i e-nests Miss Helen Hamilton, Mrs. T S S 'w Sh T SSTme 1E& E^ensperser and Mrs. L. Mrs. w. i. rieias nome devotional was given who have been ner guests. ^ j ^ ^ Marcug Gaines and Mrs _ Mr. and Mis. C. v\. Crarugani -^^^ Morris taught the mission SrL a ^™with Mrs. RusseU fSy |™t « ^3 "^" Marr. Mrs. Hayes Sullivan led | Mrs - Waddy Moore, HI, of Faythe opening prayer and Mrs. Mar- ettevme. Miss Darlene Feinberg has returned from Memphis where she spent several days visiting friends. Mrs. Percy Smith left today for several weeks vacation in Fort Cooter News missed the group with prayer. Circle Three met at the home of Mrs. Jack Hale with Mrs. Ivy Three met with Mrs. Marcus Evrard with 'Mrs. Ernest Roe i as co-hostess. There were 21 mem- ion Williams taught the • mission Mrs. B.. F, Gay is visiting her j bers pre sent and one new member, book. The group was dismissed with j son, B. F. Gay, Jr., in Memphis, j Mrs p au j Wagner. Mrs. Leon prayer by Mrs. Clarence Johnson. ! Mr. and Mrs. Bill Moore of East, Burns gav e the devotional ana Circle "Two met with Mrs. Earl] St. Louis, HI., are the guests of j Mrs> Pau j Jo be taught the mission Damon. Mrs. E. B. Woodson led | Mr. Moore's sister Mrs Erby study . the opening prayer and Mrs. Char- j Ledbeuer, and Mr. Ledbetter , circle F our met with Mrs. J. A. les Ray Newcombe taught the mi-1 Guests of Mr. ana Mrs;. J. J. i Bryant with - 14 members present, ssion book. Mrs. J. W. Porttock dis- GilUam are Howard Gilliam and Mrs . Harry w . names gave the Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Gilliam, and Devotional and Mrs. George Pyles Cecil Highland of Los Angeles, tau ghi; the mission study. Calif. , Circle Five met with Mrs. W. H. as hostess Mrs Herman! Mr " and Mrs " L °' Westbro °* O'Keefe with Mrs. Leonard Old- Se Sr^a^™di and ciliidren - Pat and ?, me ' °j|ham as co-hostess. There were 16 Mr« T T wpJrteSok taueht the i San Angel °' Texas ' and Mr ' and members and one guest, Mrs. Tom Mrs. J. T. Westbrook taught the | MrR L Q W estbrook and S0 n. ! T ^ rrlo .7* nr^nt Th« ri«vntionnl mission book. The group was dis missed with prayer by Mrs. C. E. Johnson. Dedman Circle four met with Mrs. Bryon Nail. Mrs. Charles McWaters. Sr., led the opening prayer and Mrs. C. L. Evans taught the mission book. Mrs. James Fisher dismissed the group with prayers. Cricle five met in the home of Mrs. C. E. Edds. Mrs. Pearl Hires opened the meeting with prayer and Mrs. Lloyd Stickmon taught Mrg _ L _ a Wes tbrook and son. Little> Jr<> presc nt. The devotional Buddi6i of Birmingham> Ala ., are L as given l y Mrs . A . E . Mmcr the guests of Mr and Mrs . R . L . and the mission study was taught • b y Mrs. A. N. Williams. Six met with Mrs. Paul Mr. and Mrs. Chris Wentzell, Sr., and daughter, Margaret McCann, have had as their guests the past week Mr. and Mrs. William Ament and daughter of Hopeston, III and seriously ill a MISgt. Chris Wentzell, Jr.. of Ft.' Worth'Tex., who was en route to Llmesion, Me., where he is being transferred. The baby girl born to Mr. and Steele are visiting relative* in Dallas, Texas. Mrs. Quinton Duncan left over the week end for her home in Chicago, 111., after being here tne past week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Quence Davis. She came to be at the bedside of her grandmother, Mrs. Jack Neil, who is seriously ill at Blytheville Hospital She was accompnied home by her brother, Joe Neil Davis, who will seek employment there. Ray E. Jones, formerly of Cooter, who "now lives in St. Louis, was his home from heat prostration suffered while at night. He is Tuesday now. Mr. and Mrs. Evans Wilson and children and Mr. and Mrs. Paul will arrive Wednesday to visit tht former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. j. M, McClure. M; and Mrs. LJojjd Bwnett and daughter. Kay of Gary, Ind., arrived today for a visit with his mother, Mrs. Mary Barnett at SteeLe, and with friends in Cooter. - Mrs. Chris Wentzell and daughter, Miss Margaret McCann, spent Saturday in Memphis. Dee Barger, Harold Landcaster and Hoyt Razar left Monday for Indianapolis, Ind., where they will be employed, or w,,,^ Mr. and Mrs. Dave Swaffard imnroved of Camden. Term., spent last week impro%ea ^ ^ ^ thdr daugnter< Mrs . Joe Neil Middleton, and Mr. Middle. ton. Mrs. Robert Gitchell of Steele last Full * rtoI L° f week has been named Debora Elizabeth. Mrs. Gitchell is the former Miss Christine Barnett of Cooter. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Burden of the mission book. The group was dismissed with prayer' by Mrs. Ken- two . wee k vacation spent in Pryor with Mrs. Lloyd Whittaker * i as % 0 . h0 stess. Thirteen members Mr / and Mrs . Buddy Gilliam and land one new member, Mrs. Jeff &nd Mrs _ j j_ Qini arjl spe nt | Beale. were present. The devotion- the week end in Indianola, Miss.,|al was given by Mrs. Henderson visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Hous ton and family. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil' Pruitt Hall and Mrs. W. R. Summerville taught the mission study. Circle Seven met with Mrs. T. as their guest, Mrs. Pruitt's sister, j H. Caraway with 1-4 members and Mrs. A. C. Blakemore of Jackson, j two new members, Mrs. R. L. Tenn. j Gardner, Jr., and Mrs. B. G. Hall, dall Berry. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Mabry and j present. Mrs. George Murley gave Circle Six met in the home of son ^ Tommy Lee, of Oroville, | the devotional and Mrs. T. A. Mrs. Alvin Huffman, Sr. Mrs. R. Calif., were the guests of Mr. and j woodyard taught the mission G. Cash led the opening prayer j MrS- Cecil Pruitt. Mr. and Mrs. i study" and Mrs. Alvin Huffman, Jr. j Burks Barker and Mr. and Mrs. j " • taught the mission book. The group | Charles Weedman this week end. was dismissed with prayer by Mrs. -- - " ~ ' ------George Ford. Circle seven met in the home of Mrs. E. L. Hale. The meeting was opened with prayer by Mrs. Jack Vowell and Mrs. H. H. Brooks taught the mission book and closed the meeting with prayer. , At the conclusion of each of these | ents, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Smith, the hostess served r '" ~~ ~"" -r- - -4. I Ml! I TV Mr. and Mrs. Bob Jordan andj son, Jimmy, of Alexandria, La., j are the guests of Mrs. R. C. Se-j vier and Mrs. Fred Grable and son, Freddie. Braxton Gill spent the week end j in Duncan, Miss., as the guest of j - . . - ^ ... Miss Beverly Smith and her par-j Trinity Baptist Church met at the Members of the Jewel Abernathyj • - - - - • -• • -- of tr- ROYAL SNIFF -Queen Elizabeth II holds a carnation and samples its fragrance in Windsor Great Park, England Her Majesty was attending the Royal Agricultural Society's annual flower show and paused with this bloom. The Rev. Marius J. Ldndloff, rector of the church, officiated at the ceremony. Vases of white stock, gladioli and daisies and white tapers in seven-branched candelabra formed the background where the wedding party stood. Mrs. Homer crow, organist provided the music for the ceremony. Her selection included, "I Call To Thee," by Bach. "I Love Thee," by Greig. "Dreams" by Stoughton, "Greensleeves" by Peartorius and the traditional wedding marches. Sister is Maid of Honor Miss Emadel Swearengen served her sister as maid of honor and. only feminine attendant. She wore a waltz length gown of pink organdy with a strapless bodice and a matching bolero with elbow length sleeves. Her full skin was worn Women Meet Mi-s. Rowlett is a member, following the ceremony by Mr. and Mrs.! Swearengen. The table was overlaid with a lace cloth and centered with an j A +- | H -i -i t*p n arrangement of white flowers. The | •*• ^ V-J-LA LJ.I. V.J.A three tier wedding cake topped with | a miniature bride and groom stood' Women of the Presbyterian a miniature bride and groom STOOQJ mefc fa church vester _ on one end and the punch bowl afternoon . was used on the other. Assisting at the reception were Mrs. Bobby --Watson, the former Miss Mary Ann Smith of Blytheville Mrs. Helen Carter of Southwest City, Mo., and Mrs. T. J, Fitch of Fayetteville. Miss Judy Rowlett, sister of the groom, presided at the bride's book day afternoon. An executive board meeting was held at 2 p.m. with Mrs. Vernon Thomasson presiding. Mrs. George Yates gave the devotional. The circles met at 2:30 .for business meetings followed by a general meeting. In the general meeting, Mrs. G. W. Dillahunty led the opening church yesterday afternoon for a Buddy Cook of Dell was the Royal Service program. guest of his grandmother, Mrs. j The Evelyn Stanford Circle nad Harry Cook in Duncan, Miss., this! the program and Mrs. Porter Mil- week" end. i ler was in charge. Mrs. M. G. Ken- Cpl. Wade Reeves has returned! wright opened the meeting with to Fort Hood, Texas, after spend- prayer by Mrs. R. W. Wooten. ing a 15-day furlough here. i The Mildred Matthew met with Marcella Ray at 7 p.m. Monthly luncheon for Ladies of vacationing at Alley Spring Park. Virgil Jones. Roy Pugh and Jim Wilferd spent last week end in St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Gentry oi Wilson. Ark., were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. McClure Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs, Fenner Russell ot Jackson, Tenn., spent the week ena here with Mrs. Lyda Russell and other relatives. Miss Wanda Mallory of Flint. Mich., is visiting her grandmother, Mrs. Arnold, of near Steele. Mr. and Mrs. Lawson Stine and children of Texas are visiting Mrs. Stine'S mother, Mrs. Stanley Eggert, and family. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Franklin and son of Gurdon, Ark. spent the past week here with relatives. Lee Barger and Jonnie Wilson have gone to Illinois, where they are employed. Mr. and Mrs. William Byron oi Gary, Ind., are spending this week here with relatives and friends. Mrs. Jack Neil remains in a critical condition in Blytheville Hospital where she underwent surgery Friday. Snookie Alexander of Michigan is here visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Alexander. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Ashcraft spent Sunday at Senath with their daughter, Mrs. Z-eke Mitchell, and family. Billie St-owe. who is in the Air Force, is visiting his grandmother. Mrs. Lillie Strong, who is improving after several months illness. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times TUBS.,. WED.. & THURS. Double Feature —AND— I the Country Club and guests at 1 p.m. Friday Northeast Arkansas Bridge Tournament at ble. Saturday Arkansas 3g a 15-day furlough here. j The Mildred Matthew met in Northeast Arkansas Sectional Mr. and Mrs. Hank Dodd spent i in the home of Mrs. Bobby Webb j Bridge Tournament at Hotel No- yesterday in Memphis. j with eight members present.. Judy Brooks, who has spent the | Mrs. J. O. Eatmon opened the past several weeks here visiting; meeting with prayer and the dev- her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. otional was given by Mrs. Webb Mell" Brooks, has returned to her J Mrs. Ernest Walker was in charge home in Memphis. ; O f the program and those assisting Mrs. Jane Miller and daughters, i her were Mrs. Alvin Pritchard,. Mrs. Nan and Karen, and Mrs. Leonard! Eatmon, Mrs. I. W. Jones and Mrs. Johnson and daughter, Beth, have I Ercel Earnest. returned from Daytona and Miami Beach, Fla., where they spent a two weeks vacation. While in Miami, Mrs. Miller attended the Rol- Ic University of Hair Design. Mell Brooks, in, of Memphis is spending several weeks here visiting his grandparents, Mr. and and was presented with a corsage j prayer and Mrs. Thomasson pre- of pink rosebuds. Mr. and Mrs. Rowlett left on a wedding trip to Eureka Springs, over several petticoats. Her hat \ the bride wearing a brown hand was of pink with, a nose veil. She I blocked print frock with brown carried a bouquet of painted blue j and white accessories. She pmnned English daisies | the orchids from her Bible at her The bride, who was given in shoulder. marriage bv her father, wore a Upon their return they will re- blue organdy waltz length dress! side at 614 Reagan St. m Fayette- over taffeta. Her bodice was fitted j ville. They will arrive in Blytheville and she wore a bolero with elbow j Aug. 27. length sleeves. Her hat was of white pique with a leaf design and a white veil. She wore white net mittens and carried a white Bible, a gift of the groom, topped with white orchids, , Ben Burton of Faytteville served Dismissed: the groom as best man and ushers j Karen Childs. city, were Alan Berry of Blytheville and Cliff Haislys of Ozark, Ark. Mrs. -Swearengen wore a navy- blue sheer dress with pink accessories and pinned a corsage of pink rosebuds at her shoulder. Mrs. Rowlett wore a navy blue sheer with white accessories and pinned white rosebuds at her shoulder. Reception Given ! A reception was'given in the Del-' sided over the business session. Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Payne left yesterday for their home in Niles. aea over tne ousmessCession Mi h affc spending the past Reports were given and Mrs. Leal . . . m . vzrents. Gesell was in charge of the program. Those assisting were Mrs. John Cherry, Mrs. Doyle Turner and Miss Lois Fields. The group was dismissed with prayer. Mrs. J. W. Fields and Mrs. Roy Walton served refreshments at the conclusion of the meeting. Mrs. Walker dismissed the group with prayer and the hostess served refreshments. Coming Event* The Tuesday Marion Cook Circle of the At the Hospitals Chickasawba Hospital Mrs. Mary Kincaid, city. Mrs. Esther Tipton, city. John Roden, Jr., Burdette. Mrs. Lelia Meadows, city. Kerrie Lou McLeod. city. Walls Hospital Dismissed: C. L. Jennings. Steele. Aaron Warren, city. Carlene Boney, city. Mrs. James Matthew and baby, city. ta Gamma Sorority house, of which David Lee Springer, ••»••*•»*•••••••• •*••••••**•••••**••• Marriage Licensee The following couples have received marriage licenses from the county clerk's office: __., . Paul E. Ponder and Mrs. Fran-i Louis. week here visiting their parents. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Payne, and j P- family and Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Nash and family. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Burlon of Memphis were the week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Nash and family. Mr. and Mrs. .Dick Alexander of Jackson, Mich., are the parents of a >on born July 16. Mrs. Alexander is the former Miss Mae Dean Newman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Newman. ' J, T. Westbrook and son. Paul, Adam Taylor and J. L. Westbrook. Jr., spent the week end in St. Trinity Baptist Church meets with Miss Bernice Overman at 7:30 Wednesday American Legion Auxiliary nas 8 p.m. meeting at the hut. Mrs. R. C. Allen is nostess to Club Eight. Thursday The Chillion Club meets with Mrs. W. A. Hollingsworth. The Kibitzer Club meets with Mrs. Robert McHaney. The Northeast Arkansas Sectional Bridge Tournaments begins at Hotel Noble. The Trinity Baptist YWA meets ces D. Key, both of Manila. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Gill and and visit her parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Hendsrson, and daughter, J, C. Bates and Ruby L. Mooney, son. Jimmy of Dell, are spending Jeanette, of Dell, both of Hornersville, ,Mo. i several weeks in Pensacola. Fla..! Smith Bracken. Jr.. is visiting his G. G. Hardin of New Orleans | visiting Mrs. Gill's sister. Mrs. W. sister, Mrs. John P. Hoffman. Dr. and Bonnie Hicks of Burdette. J. Kuehn. and Lt. Kuehn. Mrs. Hoffman and sons in Hot Springs OPENS 6:45 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS AT DUSK 2 SHOWS EVERY NITE! RAIN or SHINE! •••«•»••«...----".---------------------------»'•' TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY CARLOAD Admitted for 2 - 500 Tickets Double ftntttf in Scot/and, Feature M its Cor**** WARNER BROS ROKKT Lows SMHSWS AND— tr***iNG __ ERROL FLYNN iEATftlCE CAMPBELL YVONNE FURNEAWC ROGER LfVESEY-ANTHOHY STEEL WCUl MEADOW PLUS CARTOON: "Chicken In The Rou(r.h" Keep a wastepaper basket in the washroom for quick disposal of used razor blades and broken bottles. This will minimize the threat of cut fingers. MOX -Theatre- 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 TUES., & WED. Double Feature "Troder Horn" With . Richard Schayer & Cyril Hume —AND— "Enemies Of The Universe" With Commando Coy ALSO COMEDY J. K.uenn. and Lt. iuienn. Mrs. wonman anu .MJU, Kuehn will accompany them home I for several weeks. AIR CONDITIONED BY REFRIGERATION Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a., and 4 p.m. for RiU & Roxy Program Announcements TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY Mrs. Ed. Lawler and sister. Mrs. Georgia Talkington of Hayti, re\ turned Saturday night from New Sectional! Orleans, where the latter's daugh- Hotel No-i ter - Flora Jean, spent last week undergoing treatment. She is improved and was able to return home with them.. Mrs. Faye White and granddaughter. Debra Jean Smith of St Louis id it CHIISnAH KKBT • s« ..... «r H tMIIIB IIBEKI "Flirty Birdie' . Don't Miss It! Tuesday Night. July 20,7:00 to 10:00 P. M. GOV. CHERRY LKATHON AND STATE-WIDE RADIO! 3 B/> Exciting Hours at Little Rock's Air- Conditioned Robinson Auditorium, First Time in Little Rock to See ( Live' Television Broadcast From Any Stage ... Also Entertainment for Everyone — 'FREE! Come in Person or Phone Your Questions Direct to the Stage Phone FR 2-0125 Governor Francis Come See the 195 MISS ARKANSAS Miss Joyce Reed Pop Hodges Chorus from Marked Tree Apache terror... A UNIVERSAL-INTERNATIONAL PICTURE PLUS SELECTED SHORTS Stuttgart's Barbershop Quartet, the Champions SPEBSQSA The Stamps-Baxter Melody Boys * Johimit Chalk-Talk * Charley Bagley at tlw Organ Console TUNE IN. KARK-TV Channel 4 CHERRY Come and hear questions asked 2 yean age repeated and answered again . . . Come and hear straight-forward answers to any of your questions about your state government. .. TV and Radio! KATV * Channel 7 Remember the time, 7:00 to 10:00 o'clock P. M. Tuesday Night July 20. Remember tht place ... Robinson Auditorium, Little Rock, 3,000 scats. Rtmtmbtr tht questions ... Comt and bring your family and fritnds. —Political Adverttscrnfnt Pold t»y

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