The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 9, 1954 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, January 9, 1954
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FACE TWO BLYTHEVH.I.E (ARK.) COURIER NEW! • ATURDAY. JANUARY », 1W4 - Society News - n.t »..n.-_. c^iot,. Editor * Phone 4461 Pat Mullins, Society Editor Edna Blankenship, Eugene Ray Are Married in Baptist Church In a single ring ceremony performed last evening at the Baptist Church at Number Nine Community, Miss Edna Mae Blankenshlp. 'of Savannah, Tenn., and formerly of Blythevllle, became the bride of Harold Eugene Ray, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eric L. Ray. me: the eight o' gathering of friends and relatives of the couple. Basket* of whit* gla'dioli interspersed with lacy fern and white satin poufis, combined with white wrought iron candelabra holding white tapers and entwined with Ivy and satin bows, formed a background for the wedding. Maikins the family pews were satin bows caught with small white flowers. Miss Gwendolyn Sue R'noads, pianist, presented a program of appropriate music. Among her selections were "Ah Sweet Mystery of Life," "6 Promise Me," and "Glair de Lune," with the traditional marches.' She was attired in an ice blue taffeta dress with black accessories, and a corsage of white carnations was pinned at her shoulder. Taper lighters were Mrs. Max Johnson and Mrs. Billy Johnson. Mrs. Max Johnson wore an afternoon dress of beige and brown with lizzard accessories. Mrs. Billy Johnson wore a black velvet and white wool suit dress with matching accessories. They were presented corsages of white carnations. Serving as matron of honor and only feminine attendant was Mrs. Eric Lloyd Bay, sister-in-law of the groom. She was attired in a wool suit of Royal Copen club with fitted jacket adorned with rhtne- atone buttons. Her accessories were of gray and she wore a hall hat of pale gray velour leaves sprinkled with rhlnestones. She was presented a corsage of white carnations. Raymond Whittle, a family friend, gave the bride In marriage. She wore a suit of pale powder blue with fitted jacket featuring lold around the hips held in place by rhinestone bottons at the back waistline. She wore a white pillbox hal with pearls and rhlnestones. and carried a white Bible topped by a dozen white carnations in a cas- .cade arrangement with lilies of the valley and satin streamers. Rondal Johnson served as best man, and ushers were Eugene Rhoads and John R. Krutt. For her son's marriage, Mrs. Ray wore a BUit dreas of gray with cobra accessories, and a corsage of pink carnations. Following the wedding. Mrs. Cliffie Johnson end Mrs. Lloyd Ray were hostesses for the reception at the Johnson home at 909 Pecan. ' The bride's table was overlaid with an Imported silk cloth and was centered by a three-tiered wedding cake. Branched candlcholders holding white tapers adorned the table. Assisting at the table were Mrs. trip, they will be at home in Blytheville. Guest Meets With Club Here Mrs. W. C. HIgglnson met as a gviest yesterday of the Friday Co;i- tract Club, when Mrs. Lloyd Whittaker was hostess to the group at her home. Bridge, providing the afternoon's entertainment, was won by Mrs. Doyle Henderson, Mrs. G. O. Poet?., and Mrs. Whittnlter. flrst, second and bridgo prizes, respectively. Refreshments were served during the afternoon. Brotherhood Plans Supper Here Monday Members of the Men's Brotherhood of the First Baptist Church and their guests are to meet at the church Monday night at seven o'clock for supper followed by a program. Marvin Razer will conduct the program, "The Brotherhood Is a Service Organization," and will be assisted by four speakers. They include H. B. Joyner whose subject is ."Evangelism;" Roland Bishop, who will speak on "Stewardship;" Russell H. Farr, who will discuss the "Cooperative Program;" and Bill'Bannister, whose theme will be "Boys Work." Worth D. Holder is the organization's president. Contract Club Is Entertained Mrs. H. W. Wylie was hostess for a luncheon nt the Country Club Thursday entertaining the Thursday Contract Club. Mrs. Marvin Robinson met as a guest of the group. A centerpiece of seasonal yellow flowers was used at the luncheon tnble. In bridge games, Mrs. E. P, Borum won first place, with second going to Mrs. P. D. Foster. TLE Club Has Bridge Party Mrs. W. E. Cherry was hostess to members of the TLE Club Thursday night at the Razorback Drive- In for their first meeting after the New Year. Winners of the bridge games were Mrs. W. J. Cupples. first place, Mrs. jerry Scrape, second place, and Mrs. William Lambert, bridgo. Dessert was served fohowlhg the games. Osceola News By BETTYE NELLE STARS At the Hospitals Hlytheville Hospital Dismissed: Joey Roberson, City B. W. Walker, Cooler Mrs. L. A. Dobbs and Center Mrs. Walter Anders, City Pat O'Brynnt, City Jim McDowell, City Walls Hospital Dismissed: Carolyn Drlscoll. Steele Mrs. Edna Colcman, City Mrs. Max Owens, City Julia. Moore, City baby, Charter No. 14389 Reserve District No. • Report of condition of the First National Bank in Blytheville In the State of Arkansas, at the close of business on December 31, 1953. Published in response to call made by Comptroller of the Currency, under Section 5211, U. S. Revised Statutes. ASSETS Cash, balances with other banks. Including reserve balance, and cosh Items in process of collection $2,753,493.38 United States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed 1,308,869.19 Obligations of States and political subdivisions 514,090.37 Corporate stocks (Including 514,250.00 stock of Federal Reserve bank* 14.250.00 Loans and discounts (including S2.281.02 overdrafts) 4,442,861.18 Bank premises owned S60.0IO.OO, furniture and fixtures S19,- 106.65 79.106.65 Other ars2t5 20,471.23 Bridge Club Meeti Mrs. John W. Edrlngton was hostess to the four-table bridge club at her home Thursday afternoon. A dessert course preceded the bridge games. Mrs. Charlie Hale and Mrs. Madeline Campbell were guests. Mrs, Edrlngton's home was decorated for the occasion In white mums and white stocks. On the piano a cobalt blue antique pitcher was filled with mums. On small tables about the room, pitchers from Mrs. Edrlngton's collection were filled with stocks. In the games of bridge. Mrs. Bettye Nelle Starr won high score, Mrs. J. L. Ward second and Mrs. Hale won the bridgo. « • • Mrs. Hunt Hostess Mrs. W. E. Hunt was hostess to her two table week end club and one visitor, Mrs. Harris Parks of Union City, Tenn. Mrs. Hunt served luncheon to her guests. At Mrs. Parks' place was a gift corsage and because It was Mrs. Harry Driver's birthday, there was a gift corsage for her. Mrs. J. H. Lovewell won high score In the bridge games during the afternoon. Canasta Club Meets Mrs. Palmer Stanton was hostess to her canasta club Thursday afternoon. All members were present. Mrs. Stanton served a dessert course. Mrs. R. D. Mcars won high score and Mrs. O. M. Beckam won second. Personals Mr. and Mrs. Zeke Pollard announce the birth of a son born Tuesday night at the Methodist Hospital In Memphis. He has been named Robert Harrison Pollard. Mr. and Mrs, Pollard have two other children. Sandra. 11.'and Phil, 7. Attending the Maid of Cotton contest In Memphis Wednesday night were Miss Bebe .Levenstein, Miss Boo Bnlloue, Miss Nancy Wel- bonj, ..Miss June Rhoades and Mrs. Ed"c|iO>haro. Vendredi Club Entertained Mrs. Pick Shanks was hostess to members of the Vendredi Club test night at her home, when Mrs, Elmer Clark was welcomed as a new member. Winners of the bridge games were Mrs. Richard Oslwrnc, Mrs. Clavin Hill and Mrs. Clyde Patton. Dessert was served to conclude the evening's activities. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Scrape and daughter spent, yesterday in Memphis. Judy Moove, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Moore, underwent a nsilectomy at Walls Hospital yes- Installation Is Held by OES Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Alley wer» installed last night u worthy patron and worthy' matron of Blytheville chapter of Order of Eastern Star at public installation serviCM at the Masonic Temple. Serving as Installing officer waa Mrs. E. R. Bogan, past grand matron of the grand chapter of Arkansas. Mrs. Gun Ebcrdt served a* in- .stalling marshal, Gus Eberdt as Installing chaplain and Mrs. Ralph Berryman as Installing organist. Mrs. Earl Damon and Mrs. A. A, Hardy lit the tapers to begin the event. Mrs. Bogan was welcomed and presented by Mrs. Charles Alford, and In turn, presented the other installing officers. Other new officers were Mrs. Earl Damon, associate matron; Fulton Ellis, associate patron; Mrs. T. J. Bailey, secretary; Mrs. Eberdt, treasurer; Mrs. A. A. Hardy, conductress; Mrs. Alvln Hardy, associate conductress; Mrs. Reece Moore, chaplain; Mrs. Mary Featherston, marshal; Mrs. W. A. Hollingsworth, organist; Mrs. Dan McCaskell, Adah; Mrs. Harold Doyle, terday. Her condition is reported | Ruth; Mrs. Elmer Norman. Esther; Mrs. Charles Graham, Martha; Mrs. Prank Ellis, Electa; Mrs. Lee Hosp, Warder; and Mrs. Frank Potts, sentinel. Escorts were Susan Barksdale and Gene Charles Graham, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Alley. Grand Chapter officers and other guests attending were Mr. Eberdt, grand sentinel; Mrs. Marvin Nel- as satisfactory this morning. Condition of Mrs. Troy Mayo, who has been ill at li«r home for the last two weeks, Is. reported to be mproved. A son was born to M/sgt. and drs. Clyde J. Long on Dec. 25 at the Ramey Air Force Base, Puerto Rico. The baby, who has a sister, Jeauton and a brother Britt, has jeen named Robert Thomas. Mrs. Long is the former Miss Mildred Smith, daughter of Mrs. Jimmie Lee Smith of Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ledbetter left oday to visit in Alexandria, La., vith their son. Airman 1/c Carl Ledbetter, Jr., Mrs. Ledbetter and nfant daughter, Brenda Yvonne. The baby was born last Sunday at he Air Force Base Hospital. Mrs. Ledbetter Is the former Miss Joyce Cannamore\of Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Alford ar- ived home yesterday from St. ouis after spending the Christmas and New Year holidays with her sister, Mn and Mr. Gipson. Dana P. Gipson, Gordon Harris motored Pat WI1- Jan Mrs. E. R. Alley son, deputy grand lecturer of the 18th District; Mrs. Alford, mother advisor of Rainbow Assembly; Fred Boyette, Rainbow Dad; and Maurice Sanders, worshipful master of Chickasawba Lodge. The benediction was given by F. E. Sccl,, past patron. Gifts tor the Installing officers and worthy patron and matron were presented by the escorts. Coming Events Monday Circles of First Presbyterian Church meet as follows: Circle One with Mrs. J. E. Dicks at 701 Illinois with Mrs. J. R. Marr co- hostess for 1 p.m. luncheon; Circle V /o with Mrs. W. A. Dobyns at 329 East Kentucky with Mrs. Much I.~ .son as co-hostess at 2:30 p.m.; Circle Three with Mrs. C. M. Gray at .1028 West Main with Mrs. Kettle Mead as co-hostess at 2:30 p.m.; Circle Four with Mrs. S. E. Tune at 1333 Chickasawba with Mrs. Farris IcCalia as co- hostess at 2:30 p.m.; Circle Five with Mrs. J. E. Carter at 8 p.m. Hnghnm, Lenora McKinni: Mullins, and Delores and Charley'at the church; and Circle Six with Jean Harris to Kennett, Mo., Miss Lois Fields at her home in where party. they attended a skating Crowd of Threes EFFINGHAM, 111. IB — Mr. and Mrs. Enoch Miller have been married 33 years. They have 3 sons, 3 married daughters, 3 single daughters, 3 grandsons, 3 granddaughters, 3 nephews, 3 nieces, 3 great; nephews, 3 brothers, 3 brothers-in- law,, and total 33. 3 sonff-ln-law. The 3's urn* L/Z— The woman who turns her nose up ot other people usually has o husband who has to keep his on the grindstone. «»"' Lone Oak Community at 8 p.m. with Miss Patty June Davis and Mrs. T. O. co-hostesses. Circles of Trinity Baptist Church meet as follows: Jewel Abernathy Circle with Mrs. Arah Speck at 2 p.m.; Evelyn Stafford Circle at 2 p.m. with Mrs. Dan Jones as co- hostess; and the Business Women's 'ircle at 7:30 p.m. with Mrs. C. D. Ellis at 129 East Ash. Young . . '?n'S Auxiliary of First Baptist Church meets with M' Millie Ann Mallory at 7:15 p.m. First Baptist Brotherhood has supper meeting at 7 p.m. at the church. Calvary TMptist Circles meet jointly at the church at 2 p.m., [r RoytU» ( Servic^," -ogram an4 isiness meeting. Fr' "i and Hope groups of the First Christian Church meet as follows: Hope group with Mrs. J.-nes Terry at 2 p.m. with Mrs. Rupert Craf n as program leader, and y;lth group with Mrs. Albert Taylor with Mrs. J. C. Ellis as program leader. ''omen's Society of Christian Service of Lake Street Methodist Church meets at the church. Tuesday Senior High Parent-Teachers TOTAL ASSETS $9,133,142.00 M A B I L I T 1 E S Demand deposits of individual.s, partner.ships, and corporations 55,798.969.62 Time deposits of irriiviciu.Tls, partnerships, and corporations 752,765.19 D posits of Unit J EtHes Government (including postal | savings) 161,297.38; D.ponits of States aurl pD'itkal subdivisions 878,660.76 D -:osits of ban':s 901,351.28 GL>.?r deposits 'ctn-Viiipr! un:l cashier's checks, etc.) 65,467.51 TOTAL D3POSIT3 58,558.511.74 TOTAL LIABILITIES 53,558,511.74 CAPITAL ACCOUNTS Capital Stock: Common stock, par $200,000.00 S 200,030.00 Surplus , 300.000.00 Undivided profits • 74,330.26 TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS 574,630.26 TOTAL LIABILITIS and CAPITAL ACCOUNTS $9,133,142.00 M E M O R A N D A Assets pledged or assigned to secure liabilities and lor other purposes $ 320,000.00 Loans as shown above are after deduction of reserves of 110,000.00 Loans to farmers directly guaranteed and redeemable on demand by the Commodity Credit Corporation, and certificates of interest representing ownership thereof 234,957.99 TOTAL AMOUNT OF LOANS, CERTIFICATES OF INTEREST AND OBLIGATIONS, OR PORTIONS THEREOF (listed above), which are fully backed or Insured by agencies of the United States Government (other than "United States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed") I 334,987.99 I, Jack C. Owen, Cashier of the above-named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement Is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. JACK 0. OWEN, Cashier. Correct-Attest: E. M. REOENOLD CHESTER CALDWELL H, H. HOUCHINS, Director*. State of Arkansat, County of Mississippi, u: Sworn to and sub«crlbed b«for« me thti «th day of January, 1»M, and I hereby certify that I am not an officer or director of this bunk. <««»" JESSK TAYLOR, Notary Public. . M? CommlMlon raplrw: l/l/tfH. ',4£L™- The BIGGEST selling job in town Here in the classified section of your newspaper . .. you meet ' personally those people who are really in the market for what you have to offer. They read your message because thcw want to hire or be hired, to buy, sell, to rent , or to do you a service. Within minutes after your paper appears YOU GET RESULTS THROUGH THE WANT ADS! Adi placed before 5 p.m. will appear next day, except for Monday't paper when ads mutt be placed by noon Saturday. All classified advertising payable in advance. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS Association has meeting at 3 p.m.. preceded by executive board meet- ina; -t 2:30 p.m. Charlevoi.x Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution meets at ::otel Noble :'. 1 p.m. for luncheon with : . W. M. Williams. Mrs. ~~ E. Stevens and M"s. Aubrey Comvay r.s hostesses. Mrs. Lloyd Stickmon is hostess to the Tuesday Club. Mrs. Gari—' Caudill entertains the Tri-Town Club. Mrs. Arthur Vance is hostess to the La ;!te Club. ' Country Club ~ ;-!icate Bridge League msts at the club. '. --day Mrs. O. O P.oetz is hostess to Club Eight. Town and Country Club meets with M:•-. A. G. T '.'ll. Chapter "D" of PEO has meeting '.yith Mrs. E. B. Gee for 1 p.m. luncheon. Delphian Society meets at 10 a.~i. at Hotel Noble. Mrs. T! William •day Lambert is hostess at the Razorback to members of the TLE Club. Kibitzer Cluo meets with Mrs. Charles Aff k, Jr. Mrs. J. ". Dicks is hostess to the Mid-Week Club. La Nueve Club has meeting with Mrs. lelvin Halsell-. Mrs. E, P. Borum is hostess'to the Thursday Contract Club. Duollcate Bridge League meets at Hotel Noble. Friday Stltclf and Chatter Club has meeting with Mrs. Harvey Dorris. Friday Club Has Guest Mr». Robert A. Porter had as her gueat yesterday Mrs. Joe Beaalejr when aha entertained members of the Friday Club at her home. Winnera of th» bridge games were Mrs. Harman Taylor, first and bridgo prliea and Mrs. Beasley, aecond. Holly and poinsettias provided a •ettinE for the party. Dessert was served by the hottest. A Special In Half Sizes Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission 14c & 39c At All Times LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature INCX HUDSON- MUM mi wantons* —AND— APACHE ROSE With Roy Rogers & Dale Evans Serial "Captain Kirld" No. 4 & Cartoon "Tweet Tweet" Sun., & Mon. Double Feature i mn WHI« • BOSS man . KKM ««0» f4 fl&Kti br WBRir WKK« Ml MCK «Ufl»B »i«tt4 »i tn ouwm —AND— "••ML PLUS METRO NEWS Just about the prettiest, simplest frock for the shorter figure — and dielightfully easy to sew, too. Transfer for flower trim included. Pattern No. 8036 Is In sites 14,'4, 16'i, 18',S, 20',i, 22>i, 24>.i. Size 16!' z 3% yards of 45-inch. For this pattern, send 30c in COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER o Sue Burnett, Blytheville Courier News, 312 W. Quincy Street, Chicago 6, 111. Basic FASHION for '53, Fall and Winter, is a complete guide in planning a. practical, sew-simple wardrobe. Gift pattern printed Inside the book. Sent 25 cents today. Joyceettes Club Conducts Meeting Mr«. J. L. Weetbrook Jr., wu hostess to members of th* Jay- ceettw Club Thursday night «t her home, for their monthly meeting. The group voted to iponsor M their first project the sale of lawn markers, proceeds of which will go to the Damon Runyan Cancer Fund. The club was divided Into two town* with Mrs. Nick Powers and Mn. Kelley Welch as captains for tht "llte-a-lawn" project. Mrs. Welch will be hostess to tht group at her horn* at lit Walker February 4. Bradstown HD Club Convenes JOINER—Members of the Bardstown Home Demonstration Club met at the home of Mrs. L. E. Bennett Thursday with 14 members present. Group singing fillowed by a devotional by Mrs. J. C. Brown opened the meeting. Mrs. Maud Brewer gave a demonstration after which a busiriesa session was held. Mrs. E. E. Clssell was elected vice president. Names for "secret pals" were drawn. Punch and cake were served following the meeting. I?. AFTER THE TITLE-Jamea A Martin is out to cop th* champion flagpole-sitting till*. Perched on a tiny platform atop a 40-foot pole In Miami, Fla, Martin aims to stay one year. The flagpole-sitting record, set by a woman, la 192 daya. 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