The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 16, 1954 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, January 16, 1954
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r t A8B TTTO XF! (ARK.) COURIER NEWS BATUKBAY, JANUARY, It 1984 - Society News - n.t u..iii... B^iotv RHirnr * Phone 446 Pat Mullins, Society Editor 4461 PEO Luncheon Given Here In Kirby Home The annual founder's day program was given yesterday for members of Chapter "N" of the PEO Sisterhood when Mrs. Charles Crlgger was chairman of the study. Mrs. Elton Kirby's home was the setting for the buffet luncheon and meeting, with Mrs. . L. Homer as her co-hostess. Centering the buffet table, bright yellow gladioli blossoms and greenery in a silver and crystal bowl were flanked by tall yellow tapers in silver candelabra. Th 18 quests were seated at small ta bles. During the afternoon. Mrs. A vin ''uffman, Jr., chapter pres dent, conducted & business sessloi Mrs. Tomlinson Hostess to Club Among clubs meeting yesterdu} was the Vendredi Club, whos members met at the home of Mrs Sanford Tomlinson last night. Desserts were served upon ar rival of the member- after which the evening was spent in playing bridge. Winner? of prizes included Mrs Richard Osborne, first; Mrs. Hank Dodd, second; and Mrs. Elmer Clark, bridge. Local Talent Show Given by GHS Wonderfully Versatile Sue Burnett A slimming sheath dress for half-sizers to wear with the fitted Jacket, or alone as a sundress In warmer weather. Pattern No. 8915 Is in sizes 14',i, I6'/j, 18'/2, 201/2, 22" 2 , 24',i- Size 16'/ 2 , dress, 3>/fe yards 01 39-inch; jacket, 2y B yards. ,' For this pattern, send 30c in COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Blytheville Courier News, 372 W. Qulncy 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. Send 25 cents today. Sponsored by Gosncll Parent- Teachers Association, a talent show was presented by students of Cosnell High School at the school auditorium there Thursday night. Judges included the Rev. Gene Schultz. E. H. McMurry, Dave Walker, Mrs. Mitchell West, and Mrs. Gerald Regan. Winning first place was Robert Earl Davis, representative of the Beta Club, ami a Junior, who presented a pantomime of "What It Was Was Football." and "It's In the Bool;." Second place was awarded to the fifth grade, when Charles Mullins, who represented them sang "When Jacob Met the Lord." Third place went to the tenth grade, whose representatives, Gail Hose, Sue Lawler, Donna Daniels, all members of the grade, and Kay Rhoads, & member of the third grade, presented a black face Charleston number. Woodrow Bryant served as master of ceremonies. At the PTA meeting Wednesday to complete plans for the show, the Rev. Mr. Schnltz gave the open- ins prayer, and Mrs. R. L. Maxwell presided. In other business than the show, the group set up a fund of $50 to be used for children who are Injured while at school, whose families are financially unable to provide medical treatment. Mrs. Bill Crawford gave the president's message. Guests Invited To Friday Club Two guests visited with members of the Friday Club, when they met at the home of Mrs. S. E 'Tune. They were Mrs. Vernon Thomasson and Mrs. Elan S. Heath. White chrysanthemu m s in sprays of greenery provided the floral setting. Dessert Was served upon arrival of the guests and the afternoon •us spent in plnying bridge. Mrs. Thomasson won first place, 'ith second going to Mrs. R. A. r Tier. Burdette PTA Hears Judge Philip Deer Fifty members of .Burdette Parent-Teachers Association gathered Thursday night for a potluck supper and program meeting, when Judge Philip Deer was guest speaker. The Rev. Orville McGulre gave he Invocation, after which the 'resident, Mrs. Charles Frailer, nnounced that a summer round- ip will be held by the group In prjl. L. 'H. Autrey introduced Judge Deer, who spoke on juvenile de- inquency. Room count prizes went to the ourth grade for the lower six 'rades, with the seventh, eighth, ilnth and tenth tieing for the up- >er grades. Luncheon-Meet Given for UDC Mrs. J. D. Barksdflle served a two-course luncheon for members of the United Daughters of Confederacy, when members of the organization met at her home Thursday. Greenery centered the buffet la- blc. and members were seated at small tables. The year books were given to members. Mrs. Genn S. Atkinson presided r the business session. Programs were given by Mrs. George Roland Green, whose subject was Robert E. Lee, and Mrs. M. Fitxsimmons, who told of the life of Mathew Fontaine Maury. The group was adjourned with prayer by Mrs. A, M. R. Branson. ArmorelHDClub Meeting Is Held Nine members of the Armorcl Home Demonstration Club met 'cslcrdny at the home of Mrs. 'aft Metzger for a monthly pro- ram. Mrs. W. O. Anderson gave the levotional, and Mrs. W. L. Smith, lie prayer. Mrs. Metzger presided uring the business session. Finns vcre made for a workshop to be old next Thursday nt the home ( Mrs. C. C. Elliott. Mi's. Harry Litwson nnd Mrs. R. . Adklsson won prizes in the so- lal hour following. Baptist Group Conducts Meet Miss Corn Mae McDaniel was ostess Tliursday to members, of Young Women's uxlllnry of iurfman Baptist Church, with her lothcr, Mrs. C. D. IcDnniel. nnd .stor, Mary Ellen McDanicl, as uests. Miss Ann Johnston directed the rogram, "Students From Other nnds," with Misses Joyce John- .011, Mary Frances Hnrchell, Ger- Idine Hatchcll, Mnxine Nelson, ora McDnniel and Mary Lucy :enson participating. Re reshments were served In the ociru hour following (he meeting. GHS Beta Club Adds 6 Members Six new members of the Beta Club of Gosnell High School were initiated Thursday In an assembly program at the iutdilorium. They were James Bevill, Dorothy Terry, Marion Drane, Roberl DEI vis, Sammy West and Bertha Carter. Barbara Potter, club secretary, presented the group with the! certificates nnd pins. Mrs. R. L, Maxwell pave the invocation, nnd Ernest Allen, president, conducted the meeting. Floyd Irby, school principal, gave the welcome address. LITTLE L/Z— Marrioge is a 50-50 proposition. The woman takes credit tor the man's virtues and lets him take the blame for his faults. Never run lamp wires under the ru?s-. Abrasion from travel through the room will soon make the cords prime fire hazards. Either have additional outlets installed, or install an around-the-baseboard cord to which clip-on outlets have been attached. If there's a smoker in the house, you're probably heir to tobacco shreds alt over the bath, and occasional packs of wet, soggy matches on the floor. Provide two inexpensive plastic cigaret cases, one for matches, one for "smokes." Nevt man to mess up the bath cleans it up. Pour medicines from bottles with label side up to prevent drips from spoiling identification. IT'S DANGEROUS To Go Without AUTO-TRUCK Liability Insurance YOU CAN SAVE MONEY ON THIS INSURANCE AT UNITED INSURANCE AGENCY Set "DM" -111 W. Main- Phone 6812 Blyrhtville, Ark. PTA Program Is Conducted "Juvenile Prelection In Homes, Sc.'iool and Community," was the subject of the program given for Dell Parent-Teachers Association at their monthly meeting Thursday. Mrs. John Miller was program director, with A. E. Caldwell and O. B. Hunnlcutt as guest speakers. Mrs. Noble Gill conducted a study course on "The Wisdom of U erstnnding Children." The devotional was given ny Miss Wllma Waller with A. C. Johnson, pastor of the Baptist Church, fis speaker. His subject was "Faith In God." Mrs. Ed Hardln presided over business session, v-i'.ii the 38 members, when plans were made to buy robes for the School Choir. Coming Events Monday Woman's Society of Christian Service of the First Methodist Church meets in circles as follows: Circle One with Mrs. Charles Cri»- gcr at 801 West Walnut; Circle Two with Mrs. T. I. Seay at 150!) Chickasawba with Mrs. A, E. Hunt- Icy ns co-hostess; Circle Three w^h Mrs. John Walker on East Main, with Mrs. W. R. Summer- viile as co-hostess; Circle Four with Mrs. Max Reid at, 614 West Main; Circle Five with Mrs. Byron Moore at 2508 Wast Rose; Circle Six with Mrs. John Lane at 616 Pecan; and Circle Seven at 8 p. m. with Mrs. Richard Osborne at 15U West Henrn. Rcbekah Lodge has regular meeting at 7:30 p. m. at the IOOF Hall with potluck supper honoring members whose birthdays and anniversaries are in January. Christian Women's Fellowship of First Christian Church has meeting nt 2:30 p. m. with Mrs. J. C. Ellis, Jr., as hostess at the church. Executive board meets at 1:30. p. ni. Trinity Baptist Church circles meet at follows; Jewel Abemathy and Evelyn Stafford Circles meet, at 10 a. m. for mission program fol-: lowed by covered dish luncheon at the church. Marion Cook Circle \ meets at 7:30 p. m. at the church. Woman's Missionary Union of First Baptist Church meets in Circles as follows:Civcle One with Mrs. W. Marion WilUnms at 1306 West Main; Circle Two with Mrs. Charles Ray Newcomb, at 9:0 Henrn; Circle Three with Mrs. C. S. Lemons nt 1201 North Sixth, Circle Four with Mrs. H. L. Halsell, Jr., at 204 Walker; Circle Five with Mrs. William Borryman at 105 East Cherry; Circle Six with Mrs. Shelbourne Brewer at 1401 West Main; and Circle Seven with Mrs. F. L. Regan nt 1132 West Main. First Baptist Young Woman's Auxiliary meets with Miss Millie Mnllory. Women of the First Presbyterian Church meet at the church at 2:30 p.m. for general business and program meeting. A spaghetti supper is to be held in Fellowship Hall of the First Lutheran Church from 5:30 to 8:30 p. m. Afternoon unit of Woman's Auxiliary o[ St. Stephen's Episcopal Church meets at 2 p. m. with Mrs. E. J. Cure. Evening unit of Woman's Aux- Osceola Bride-Elect Honored OSCEOLA—The luncheon given 'ir bride-elect Miss Bthelyn Fletcher by Miss Mary Anne Grain and the luncheon given by Mrs. O. E. Massenglll and Mrs. Jimmy Farrls at the SO Club were social events of the weelf here. At the Craln party, bridal white with traditional green accents was carried out In the decorations, also at the 50 Cluh. Masses of white carnations in silver containers were flanked by stately white burning tapers and were used on the dining table and buffet table. The honoree was presented » gift corsage by her hostess. Upon the arrival of the hon- orce at Friday's luncheon, she and her mother, Mrs. B. M. Fletcher, were presented pink and white carnation corsages by the hostesses. Centering the banquet table was a crystal bowl filled with pink carnations flanked by silver candelabra holding bridal pink tapers. The honoree was presented a gift by Mrs. Massengill and Mrs. Farrb. Club Convenes Is Farr Home yesterday, Mrs. Russell C. Farr was hostess at her home on Walnut to the members of Friday Contract Club, when she invited Mrs, Jesse Taylor as a guest with the rrembers. Yellow giant chrysanthemums In a silver pitcher were centered on the dining room table. Mrs. Taylor won high score and bridge prize in the afternoon's bridge games. Second prize was awarded Mrs. Oeorge D. Polock. Refreshments were served during the games. At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: , Mrs. Ernest French, City Mrs. Ethel shoffner and baby, City Laura Warren, City Mrs. Clyde Gaines, City Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Bonnie Denton and baby, City Mrs. Cecil Hayes and baby, City lliary of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church meets at 8 p. m. at Hotel Noble, with Mrs. Fred S. Saliba as hostess. Tuesday Octave Club has meeting with Mrs. Phillip Applebaum. Tri-Town Club has meeting with Mrs. Garvard Caudill. Tuesday Club meets with Mrs. Charles Criggcr. Mrs. Eric Whitley is hostess to the La Petite Club. Country Club Duplicate Bridge League plays at tile club. American Legion Auxiliary meets at the Legion hut. Wednesday Town and Country Club has meeting with Mrs. C. Modinger. Club Eight meets with Mrs. Otto Scrape. Mrs. H. C. Sims is hostess to Wednesday Club. Thursday Mrs. E. D. Hughes i! hostess to Thursday Club. Mid-Week Club meets with Mrs. J. L. Cherry. - The . Kibitzer Club meets with Mrs'. Alex Curtis. TLE Club meets with Mrs. J. P. Scrape. Duplicate Bridge League meets at Hotel Noble. Friday Friday club has meeting with Mrs. Fan-is McCalla. Mrs. C, W. Garrigan is hostess to the Friday Contract Club. Mrs. Mnx Walters entertains members of the Vendredi Bridge Club. Osceola News By BETtYE NELLE STARR Newlyweds Honored A recent bride and groom were complimented Saturday night with Mr. and Mrs. Bard Edrington entertained in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Henry James Swift. The event Was a dance followed by a midnight supper. Centering the table was a chalk white container holding early spring blossoms with blue Dutch iris and daffodils, predominating. fhr.'mp molds and a variety of ctv:"^ molds and dips highlighted the supper menu. Twenty two attended the affair. Bridge Club Meets Mrs. Darrell Crane was hostess to her bridge club Wednesday for luncheon. Mrs. Fred Jacobs and Mrs. Wallace Hoke were special guests. In the bridge games that followed Mrs. Wade Quinn was high score winner and Mrs. Hoke won second. The centerpiece for the luncheon table was a low bowl filled with mixed spring blossoms. Pitch Club Meets The Widows Pitch club met with Mrs. A. P. Williams Thursday night. Boiled custard and cake was served preceding the card games. Guests were Mrs. J. W. Whitworth, Mrs. J. C. Buchanan, Miss Ruth Massey and Miss Blanch Cleere. Bride .Honored The home of Mrs. Allen Segrp.ves was the setting for a morning coffee Thursday honoring a recent bride, Mrs. Charlie Lowrance II. Sharing in with the party given to Mrs. Lowrance were Mrs. John Bin- fold White and Mrs. Bill Cromer. Those in the receiving line pinned corsages at their shoulders. A pink and white color scheme v !•carried out in the table appointments. A fllver bowl filled with white snapdragons and pink carnations centered the refreshment table. Small tables about the Segraves country home held arrangements of the same flowers. Cramers Cafe was the setting for the annual coon supper given by the firemen and city officials Wednesday night. ' r birty two men attended. A cascade arrangement of Picard gladioli with ferns centered the table. Personals Miss Marjorie Doyle accompanied Mrs. Phil Burks, Jr., back to her home in Bedford. Va., and will return home Sunday by plane. Mrs. Burks has been in Osceola with her mother, Mrs. C. M. Harwell, since the death of her father, Dr. C. M. Harwell. Representing Osceola Hiih School in the third annual solo and ense- The BIGGEST selling job in town Here in the classified section of your newspaper . . . you meet personally those people who are really in (he mnrkr>1 for what you have to offer. They read vonr message because thew 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 ADSl Ads placed before 5 p.m. will appear next day, except for Monday's paper when ads must be placed by noon Saturday. All classified advertising payable in advance. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS Bits of News OAUU l-^er6onat It's a «nslble precaution to remove an electric Iron pluc from the wall before answering telephone or doorbell. You nev« know how long you'll be away. Mrs. John Caudill and daughter, Lucy, accompanied by Mary Tarver Stevenson, were to be in Memphis today to attend the Lake Lure luncheon at the University Club there. Both Lucy and Mary Tarver have attended the summer camp at Lake Lure. Mrs. O. W. Pyles returned home today from Campbell's Clinic in Memphis where she has been undergoing treatment for the past two weeks. E. D. Ferguson is to enter the Johnson-Willis Hospital in Richmond, Va., where he will undergo surgery. He and Mrs. Ferguson left before Christmas for the holidays with their daughter, Mrs. Robert F. Smart, Dr. Smart and children. They plan to return to Blythevllle about Mar. 1. , Miss Carol Ann Bailey and Howard Bailey left last night for Conway to spend the week end as the houseguests of George Kamp and his father, Dr. H. W. Kamp. Miss June Veach left by train last night for Holland, Mich. W. B. Nicholson, Blytheville school superintendent, is expected to arrive home tonight from Little IJock after attending the Arkansas Athle J Association meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Campbell left yesterday morning for New York City, where they plan to spend a week. Frank Nicholson, link trainer in- r'Ctor in the Navy, is spending a 30-day leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Nicholson, before reporting to Millington Air Base. He was previously stationed nt Hickam Field in Honolulu. Mrs. Welch Foster and Mrs. Alma Smith left today to be in Memphis tonight for the wedding of their niece, Miss Ann Bartholomew, to Wallace Lee of Nashville. Tenn., at Madison Heights Methodist Church. Airman 2/c Billy Joe Walters left yesterday atfer spending a 30- day leave with his mother, Mrs. H:len Hodge. He reported to San Francisco to be sent to Japan. mble clinic in Jonesboro Wednesday were Carolyn Drew Harlaw, Joanne Hodnett, Larry Hodnett, Sharan Faulkner, Clara Virginia Colbert, Jimmy Parish, Harry Jeu and Robert Alien Kendou. Mrs. Leo Oliver and son, Barry, of Arlington, Va., returned to their home by plsne Tuesday. They came to attend the funeral of Mrs. Olivers father, Harry F. Cowan. Miss "Barbara Clinton returned to Washington, D. C., after spending three weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Clinton. Mrs. Ed Shippen is expected home today accompanied by her son, Joe Shippen from Lake Providence, La. Mrs. Tinsley is in Memphis this week end to be with her Son, T. J. Driver who was operated on in the Millington Air Base Hospital. Word has been received here of an accident Involving Lt. Lester Bjorklund. who was enroute to Osceola from his base in Laredo, Tex., Lt. Bjorklund received a broken wrist and head injuries and is hospitalized in Victoria, Texas, where the accident occurred. He was to stopped over a few days visit In Osceola with his wife and two children Connie and Bill, before going to Craig Field, Selmer, Ala., where he has been assigned for further duty. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission 14c & 39e At All Times f< LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature —AND— Serial "Captain Kidd" No. 5 Cartoon "Off To The Opera" SUN., & MON. 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