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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JULY*, 1W4 Society News Ilnw Grtfiiotv l^Hifnr * Mis« Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Miss Buckley Complimented At Bridge Party Miss Winnibet-h Buckley was complimented last night with a des- sert'bridge at the home of Mr. and Mrt. Robert Kiffian. Hostesses for the affair were Misses Emadel Swearengen and Dixie and Bobbye June Killian. White snapdragons, periwinkles and roses were used to center the tables and throughout the entertaining rooms. Winners in the games played during the evening were Miss Melba Hill, high, and Miss Doris Bean, bridgo. Miss Buckley was dressea in a navy blue cotton with rhinestone trim and navy accessories. She was presented a white rosebud corsage and crystal in her pattern by the hostesses. Miss Richardson Complimented On Birthday Elaine Richardson was complimented on her birthday when her mother, Mrs. Oliver Richardson, entertained with a one o'clock luncheon at the Hotel Noble yesterday. The table where the guests were seated was centered with an arrangement of summer flowers entwined with ivy. Those present were Mary Jane Seymour, Linda Bean, Sally Joe King, Sandra Yates, Susan Huffman, June Homer, Deena Blankenship, Marsha Blackard and Marcelle Taylor. Following the luncheon the girls attended a movie. Miss Key Is Honored With Kitchm Shower Miss Pearla Fay Key was honored by the Young Women's Auxiliary of the First Baptist Church.of Dell and their counselor, Mrs. Ed Ha r din, with a kitchen shower at the home of Mrs. Eudell Newsom. Miss Key was dressed in a red and white cotton and presented a novelty corsage by her hostesses. Mrs. Newsom was assisted in i serving by Mrs. B. T. Ladner. Layette Shower Is Given For Mrs. Burgess Mrs. Fred Boyett, Jr. and Mrs. Hank Dodd were hostesses last night for a surprise layette shower for Mrs. A. *D. Burgess. Mrs. Burgess was presented with a novelty corsage from the hostesses. Winners m the games played during the evening were Mrs. Whitney Morgan, Mrs. Harold Thompson, Jr., and Mrs. Buster Richardson. The tfrble where ttoe gifts were displayed was centered with a stork "and sweet peas and crepe myrtle surrounded it. .Refreshments of iced drinks and party food were served. Favors of miniature storks and diapers were on the plates. Huffman WMU Has Picnic The Huffman Women's Missionary Union had a program and picnic on the banks of the Mississippi -River Tuesday. "The meeting was opened with prayer by Mrs. R. L. Adkisson. The devotional was given by Mrs. Ray Crews. Mrs. Billy Ray was in charge of the program and those assisting her were Mrs. Harry Lawson,, Mrs. Rex Hughes, Mrs. Adkisson and Mrs. George Perry. Mrs. Ray dismissed the group vith prayer and the picnic followed. Miss Ruth Richmond was a guest of the group. New Liberty News Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Johnson and $pn, Norman, of Cave City, Ark., Save returned to their home after visiting Mrs: Johnson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Wilson. Mrs. Pearl Hill and Miss Willie Marshall of Sikeston and Mrs. Waiter Hill from Kewanne, Mo., were Monday guests of Mrs. Hilton Stephenson, Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Jarrett had as their guests, Mrs. Jarrett's brother, Ewell Wrenn ana ^soru Horace Dale of Dickson, Tenn. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Crook of Dallas, Texas, have returned to their home after being the guests of Mr. Crook's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Crook- Mr, "and Mrs. Everett Eubanks were in Little Bock Sunday to visit their son. Tucker, who is a patient in a hospital there. Mrs. Arab Speck has returned home after visiting relatives in New- Albany, Miss. Mrs. Hilton Stephenson and daughter, Mary Tom, are visiting relatives in Elbridge, Tenn. Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Crook and daughter, Mable, were called to Red Banks, Miss., Saturday because of the death of Mrs. Crook's uncle. Billy Williams is visiting, friends and relatives in. Gary, Ind. If You Wear A Half Size Coming Events Thursday The Trinity Baptist YWA meets with Marcella Bay at 7 p.m. Friday Northeast Arkansas Sectional Bridge Tournament at Hotel Noble. Saturday Northeast Arkansas Sectional Bridge Tournament at Hotel Noble. STRICTLY CONTINENTAL—Cristobal Martinez Bordiu, the Marquis de Yillaverde, shows the proper hand-kissing method as he meets several women of note at the Spanish Embassy in Washington, D. C. The ladies from top to bottom are: Mrs. Ivy Baker Priest, U". S. Treasurer; Mrs. John Foster Dulles, wife of Secretary of State, and Penny Ridgway, wife of Gen. Mathew B. Ridgway. The Marquis i* the husband of Carmen Franco Poio, only daughter of Geo. Francisco Fraaco. By Sue Burnett You'll find this casual style fits to perfection. Collarless and comfortable for summer wear, make another version with collar, longer sleeve for cooler weather. Pattern No. 8099 is in sizes 12V 2 , 14Va> ISVji l8Va- 20%, 22^2> 24*/^. Size 14y 2l no collar, 3% yards of 39-inch. For this pattern, send 30c in COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTEBN NUM- BEB to Sue Burnett, Blytheville Courier News, 372 W. Quincy Street, Chicago 6, HI. The latest issue of Basic FASHION — fall and winter '54 — is colorful, stimulating and a complete guide in wardrobe planning for a new season. 25 cents per copy — send for it now. Bits of News i I Those from out of town who attended the funeral of Mrs. R. B. Caudle were Mrs. Sam McGregor, Mrs. Minnie Galey, Mrs. Hattie Allen and Mrs. Annie Mae Bryant of Atwood, Tenn.; Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Howard, Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Springs, Mr. and Mrs. -Sherman Grant, Mrs. Wanda Spivey, Mrs. H. D. Ragains, Mrs. Newell Reeves, Mr. and Mrs. Fremont Goetz, Mrs. Charlie Conn and Mrs. J. Weaks of Sikeston; Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Walpole, Mrs. Pauline Williamson and Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Martin of Memphis; Mr. and Mrs. John Waghon of Campbell Mo., Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Caudle and son, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Abernathy, Miss Berda Abernathy, Lloyd Abernathy, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Abernathy, Mrs. W. A. Caudle, Mrs. Ollie Williamson, Mr, and Mrs. Leland Spence, Mrs. J. C. Wells, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Caudle, Mrs. Jessie Needham, Mrs. Cecil Livermore and Eugene Caudle or Greenville, Tenn., Mr. and Mrs. Harry Liles and Mr. and Mrs. Max Forbis of Jackson, Tenn. Mr. and Mrs. Tony Birmingham left Monday for Baltimore Md., where they _ will reside while Mr. Birmingham attends the University of Maryland. Mr. and Mrs. O. H, Tucker and daughters of Springfield Mo., were the guests of Mr. Tucker's sister, Mrs. C. E. Simmons and family. They motored Gwen Simmons home who has been visiting them. Mr. and Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe were in Millington yesterday to visit Mr. Lowe's parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Lo-ee and they visited his aunt, Mrs. C. R. Maddox who is a patient in Adlers Clinic. Last night they attended a food fashion show and buffet supper at Holiday Inn. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ramey and children, Judy and Joe, Jr., have returned to Blytheville to make their home. They are residing at 117 West Ky., Mr. Ramey is associated with Woods Drug Store. Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Saliba are Mrs. Saiiba's mother, Mrs. P. G. KildOw of Iowa Park, Tex., and her sister, Mrs. Juanita McCollum of Los Angeles, Calif. Mrs. Kildow and Mrs. McColIum are leaving Friday for Iowa Park and after a few days visit there, Mrs. McColIum will return to Los Angeles. Guests of Mr. and Mrs.' Russell Phillips are Mrs. Howard Ford of Nashville, Tenn., and Mrs. Patty Knight of Selmer, Tenn. Mrs. Phillips and her guests are spending today in Germantown visiting her daughter, Mrs. Vance Alexander, and family. Mary Wroten and Anita Wroten McWaters are spending a week in Pine Bluff visiting ther grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Wroten. Mrs. R. D. Hughes, Sr., is confined to her home because of a broken bone in her foot suffered in a fall several days ago. Mrs. M. G. Goodwin of Memphis, formerly of Blytheville, has returned home" after a visit of several day as guest of Mrs. W. F. Brewer and other friends. Ted Bourzikas, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Bourzikas, Sr., under- MOX -Theatre- On West Main St. in Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat- Sun. 1:00 On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen Thurs., & Fri. Double Feature "Flight To Tangier" With Joan Fontaine & Robert Douglas "Mexican Manhunt" With George Brent & Hillary Brooks ALSO CARTOON Legion Auxiliary HasMeetingHere The American Legion Auxiliary met at the hut Tuesday night for a business meeting. Mrs. Ben Mays, the new president, appointed the following committee chairmen: Mrs. John Hart, Americanism; Mrs. Speck McGregor, child welfare; Mrs. Marvin Lane, civil defense; Mrs. Elton Foster, community service: Mrs. Dan Surge, constitution and by-laws; Mrs. H. C. Blankenship, finance; Mrs. Paul Mahon, Giiis State, and Miss Nancy Damon, junior activities. Mrs. Mays," legislation: Mrs. J. F. Brownson, membership; Mrs. Ed Townsend, music; Mrs. Emil Damon and Mrs. John Hart, poppy sales; Mrs. Charles Cronk, publicity, emblems and awards; Mrs. James Harding, radio, and Mrs. J. M. Cleveland, Pan-Americanism At the Hospitals Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: J. F. Pruit, city James Wall, city Walls Hospital Dismissed: • Mrs. Joan Crews and baby, city Mrs. Clothia Barnes, city Mrs. Minnie Farms, Hornersville Gary Brewer, Manila Mrs. Fred Hagard, Steele Geneva Davis and baby, city went major surgery today at Methodist Hospital 'in Memphis. Graham Partlow, Jr., will arrive home today from Little Rock where he has been taking his bar examinations. Mrs. Ernest Gotez and daughter, Deme, of San Antonio, Texas, left today for ther home after spending 10 days with her sister, Mrs. A. L. Mayo and family. Miss Mary Sue Wright is a patient in Baptist Hospital in Memphis. Mrs. J. P. Brownson left today for Little Rock to attend the American Legion Auxiliary Convention where she will be intsalled as fifth district president. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Seay and children and Mr. and Mrs. George Ford, Jr., and son are spending this week at Norfolk Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Billy Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Johnson and Mrs. Cliffie Johnson returned last night from Camp Chaffe where Billy Johnson received his discharge after serving 14 months in Korea. Miss Rosemarie Robertson of Little Rock is visiting friends and relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. John Leatherman, Jr., and family of Granite City, 111., are the guests of Mr. Leatherman's aunt, Mrs. George Carney. Mr. and Mrs. Mark D. Richard? of Bristol, Tenn., are the parents of a son born Tuesday morning. Mrs. Richards is the former, Miss Betty Issacs of here. Mrs. Alma Scherer who underwent major surgery at Walls Hospital Tuesday, condition is reported to be improved. She is in Room 216. CURVES — Ragnhild Olausson shows why she's Sweden's choice to win the "Miss Universe" title at Long Beach, CaliL, on July 23. The 19-year- old beauty is one of Sweden's most-photographed models. Mrs. Walton Is Honored At Layette Shower Mrs. Lynn Walton was honored with a surprise layette shower last night, when Mrs, J. D. Eatmon and Mrs. I. W. Jones were hostesses. The hostesses presented Mrs. Walton with a novelty corsage and the gifts were presented in a baby carriage. Winners in the games played during the evening were Miss Maxine Robinson and Mrs. Bobby Webb. Party foods were served by the hostesses. Wlature Parent Maybe We're Afraid to Talk To Next-Door Bully's Parents By MRS. MURIEL LAWRENCE Still bothering a reader is the case of the violent four-year-old boy recently discussed in this column. He injured his sister, you may recall; got spanked and then went calling on a neighbor who slammed her door in his face. A Mrs. E. sympathizes with the neighbor. "I am tired of other peo- pie's untrained Children," s h e writes. "I have known many of these neighbor- fa o o d hoodlums who menace decent children, and I see no reason why I should welcome one into my home." We don't wish to entertain violence, no matter what age it is. That's an undeiv stacdable position — but why the slamming of the door in its face? Why the violence in response to violence? If we fear danger to Patsy from the small hoodlum next door, why don't we say so to his parents? Why don't we say to them, £i Until Billy's temper comes under control, we Mrs. Lawrence Club Eight Meets With Mrs. Allen Mrs. R. C. Allen entertained members of Club Eight yesterday afternoon. Arrangements of daisies and roses were used to center the tables where the guests were seated. Winners in the games played during the afternoon were Mrs. Jess White, high, Mrs. G. O. Poetz, second high and Mrs. Ruth Eleanor Afflick, bridgo. Mrs. Afflick was a guest of the group. The hostess served iced drinks during the games. feel that he and Patsy better stop playing together"? Perhaps we don't say this b«- cause it is usually hard to say. For the parents of uncontrolled Billy are apt to be uncontrolled themselves. Like him, they may be so uncertain of themselves that they react with belligerence to any suggestion that their behavior is imperfect. They may be so frightened by the disapproval implicit in our wish to keep Patsy from playing with Billy that they may make a most unpleasant scene. Because they may not be able to take the idea that they may be at fault, they will place the blame for Billy's violence upon us. And we may find ourselves the target of abuse about everything from our church attendance to the way we comb Patsy's hair. We usually sense such unpleasant emotional possibilities in these people without quite knowing that we do. And because we do not like to know that we are afraid of their irrational attack, we like to think of our fear as our desire to maintain neighborly peace. It's our resistance to knowledge of this fear that slams the door in Billy's face. For his behavior has impressively dramatized his parents' deficiencies to us. Standing on our. doorstep, he is the living embodiment of his parents, and since we don't dare show our rage at them lest they hurt our own sensitive feelings, we take it out on the child. We slam the door on what we do not want to know about ourselves. A victim ourselves of .Billy's parents, we are violent and rude to our fellow-victim. Trudy Faught Has Birthday Party Here Trudy Faught celebrated her fourth birthday yesterday at the home of her grandmother, Mrs. Katie Faught. Ten of her friends were present. Refreshments were served by the hostess. Historic Sailor Suit MYYSTIC, Conn, (ffl . — An old sailor suit, complete from straw hat down to hand-stitched flannel underdrawers, has been donated to the Mystic Seaport Marine Museum. The outfit was worn in 1834 by Richard Henry Dana on the vo* yage which gave birth to his famous book, "Two Years Befort the Mast." >*•••••••••••**•••••••*••*•*•••••*•*•••*••••*•••• AIR CONDITIONED BY REFRIGERATION Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a., and 4 p.m. for BItz & Boxy Program Announcements THURSDAY and FRIDAY THE MOST DAMNING EXPOSE EVER FILMED! Raw, scorching truth about the "W«st Point*" of the underworld! NLMSDONTHfSPOT •fH/NO PKISON WALLS!. 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