The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 7, 1942 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 7, 1942
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r FACE roci BLYTHEVILLE, ('ARK,) 'COURIER NEWS Social Calendar FRIDAY'S EVENTS Miss Maiiriiie Branson having Cee-Que' Bridge Club. Literary Department, Woman's Club, meeting 2:30 o'clock at club house preceded by executive board .luncheon at 1 o'clock. Captain Francis W. Adams Will Wed Illinois Girl Mrs. Maude M. Brown, of Urbana,, ill., announces foe engagement of •.her daughter, Miss Jeanne Brown, to Capt. Francis W. Adams of Gamp Blanding, Fla., son of Mrs. J. W. Adams Sr., of this city. The wedding will take place- June 6 at the University Place Christian Church, Champaign, HI. Miss Brown was graduated from Urbana high school in 1940 and attended University of Illinois, Champaign. .She is now a • student at • -Montic'ello College. Alton, 111. Capt. Adams, who was reared here, was graduated from ' the University of Illinois Commerce School and attended law school there. 'He was an active member of Scabbard and Blade military fraternity and R. O. T. C. He is now in the Calvary Division of the U. S. Army at Camp Blanding. Agee-Nichols Vows Said The wedding of MLss Edna Earl Nichols,'daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Nichols of Tupelo, Miss., and Fred Agee, of this city and Memphis, was solemnized last night at 9 o'clock at the home of Justice of the Peace T. L. Cassidy. Attendants for the young couple were Miss Lucy Mao Cunningham, Miss Ruth Jackson and Robert Taylor. For the ceremony, the bride wore a brown plaid suit with tan accessories. The bride, who came here about two weeks ago, is connected with the Palace Cafe. .Mr. Agee, a U. S. Engineer, came about three weeks ago to be connected with the Wicl- mer Construction Company's project here. They are making their home at 102 East Kentucky Avenue. * * * Complimented At Bridge A pink and white bridal party given by Mrs. F. Don Smith Monday afternoon at her home complimented Miss Mary .Elizabeth Borum, who this afternoon will become the bride of.Spencer Alexander. Carrying out the pink and white scheme were the bouquets of pink peonies arranged .about the entertaining rooms and the piiik: and white dissert- •cour.s'C' -served- "with Recently Wed COULDN'T BE MUCH FRESHER IF IT FLEW TO YOU .... MADE IYTHE WESSON OIL K0« Buy the Economical Pint Size BLUE PLATE Mayom vatse Mrs. Ray Holley was before her recent marriage : Miss Frances Baughman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William R. Baughman. Make Miss Wkitsitt's Shop Your Store for— ~ GIFTS nuts after the games. Wedding tallies were ornamented with brides and bridegrooms. The bride-elect was presented crystal by her hostess. ••Hiyh scorer-among the 12 guests in. the.bridge, games was Airs. Mover Graber who received a compact. Mrs.-George M/ Powell, second high, was given guest soap. • • • • • * . $ • •+ MRS. SIMS PLAYS WITH BRIDGE CLUB. Mrs. Hunter C.^ Sims played cards with members of the Town and Country Club yesterday afternoon when they were entertained at the home of Mrs. J. C Ellis. ary Department, Woman's' Club, 2:30 o'clock tomorrow .afternoon. Mrs. James V. Oates will be leader. An executive board luncheon at 1 o'clock will precede the department •THURSDAY, MAY 7, 1042 Alexander-Borum Wedding To Be Held This Afternoon Local Couple Marry The wedding of MLss Bessie Powell and W. A. Trotter was solemni/ed yesterday afternoon in this city. Justice of the Peace T. L. Cns- sidy read the service at 4:30 o'clock. Bits ol News Meetly Personal Mrs. Thomas W. Miller and daughter, Mollie, of Christiansburg Va., arrived yesterday to be here until tomorrow morning as the guest of Mrs. Miller's sister, Mrs, Samuel P. Norris, and family. Mrs! Miller was a guest at the rehearsal supper given last night by Mrs. Betty McCutchen Scanlon at Hotel Noble complimenting MLss Mary Elizabeth Borum and Spencer Alexander and will attend the Borum-Alexander wedding this afternoon at First Presbyterian Church. Mrs. J. D. Smith is ill of mumps at her home, 328 East Davis Street. Mrs. Elstner D. Beall and son, Tommy, of Little Rock, came yesterday to be here for several days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Cooley. En route here, they stopped in Wilson for a brief visit with Mr. Beall's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Beall. The marriage of Miss Mary Elizabeth Borum, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Edgar Peyton Borum, and Philip Spencer Alexander, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph' Martin Wright Alexander, will be brilliantly solemnized this afternoon at First Presbyterian Church. The Rev. James A. Overholser, pastor, will perform the double ring service at 5 o'clock. Backgrounded in Argentine Magnolia the church has been decorated with large floor baskets of white gladioli and cathedral tapers in white candelabra. A tall basket of gladioli, flanked with the taper.s, will form the setting for the bride and groom when they exchange their vows and the entire chancel will be similarly arranged. . During the assembling of guest?, a program of organ music will be played by Mrs. F. B. Joyner, who will wear an aqua sea organza frock with a corsage of yellow roses. Nuptial Music These selections will be "Melody" bp Tschaikowsky, '•Romance" by Rubinstein, "Extase" by Ganne and "Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life." by Herbert. Ross Stevens, baritone, will sing "Because" by D'Hardelot, and "I Love You Truly" by Bond, preceding • the wedding processional. The Bridal Chorus from "Lohengrin," Wagner, will herald the wedding party, strains of "b'Amour-Tou- .tours-rL/Amour", Friml. will accompany the marriage ceremony and the Wedding March from "Midsummer Night's Dream," Mendelssohn, is to be played for ,the recessional. | The bride's f.ttendants are to | be Mrs. Betty McCutchen Scanlon, bridesmaid, and -Miss Frances Little, maid of honor. Allenrtants* Dresses Both of the attendants' dresses were designed in complement to that of the bride. The bridesmaid will wear sea aqua marquisette and When Prlnco Henry of Prussia, he was officially .greeted by visited the United States in 19.02, batailjon of U. s! Marines tt »*LI IVJLI o. W . ±. . -DC 1.1 .U . Peonies and roses from the hos-1 M. Pitzslmmons was removed yes- ! al1 over Chantillv lace over taffeta ess' garden were used in her} terday to Memphis Baptist Hos- home Refreshments were served [pital. He had only recently return- after the games. Mrs. O. W. McCutchen was high and Mrs. C. C. Langston. second high scorer in the games. IWTRS. OATES HAS ' WEDNESDAY CLUB Mrs. James V. Oates entertained members of the Wednesday Contract Club and two fjuesLs. Mrs. W. S. Johnston and Mrs. Harvey Morris, for a party at the- V. G. Holland home yesterday afternoon' Mrs. Holland was high and Mrs! A. G. Hall, second high scorer Tinong the club members Mrs Morris received the guest prize. •' Strawberry pie was served' fol- .owing the games. • V • AMERICAN HOMES WILL BE PROGRAM "American Homes" will be the subject of the program to b* presented at the meeting of the Liter- <S^&* Hand kerchiefs WE KNOW SHE WILL LOVE ONE OF OUR ROCHESTER HANDKERCHIEFS! We have a complete assortment of linen handkerchiefs. Priced from 35e to 75c Each ed from the hospital after undergoing treatment there for some time. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Afflick will leave tomorrow morning for Hollins College, Va. to attend the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the college where their, daughter. Jean, is a student. Mrs. Harold Thompson and son, Harold Jr.. of West Helena, came yesterday to visit Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Sykes and Mr. and Mrs. John B. Walker. She will be here until Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Johnson Jr., and son, Samuel Pickens Johnson III. and Ray Eugene Johnson of Sarasota, Fla.. are spending a few- days here with the two Mr. Johnsons' parents Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Johnson Sr. They will be joined here Saturday by Miss Marguerite Johnson of the University of Minnesota. St. Paul, who will spend two weeks with her parents. i with the lace used for the back i and front yoke of the bodice and' j marquisette used for the bodice front. Designed with a heart shaped I neck, short cart wheel marquisette ; sleeves and wide lace midriff, the j dress has triple rows of shirring I adding extra fullness to the mar- jquisette skirt. The maid of honor's dress is of the samo shade of marquisette and narrow bands of Chantilly lace over taffeta. The long torso basque, with a heart shaped neck and short cap sleeves, is made entirely of the banding and is appliqued In the natural rose design to the full circular marquisette skirt at tthe low waist. To Carry Kc<l G lamillias' Both attendants will carry showier bouquets of deep red Glamillias | with streamers of sea aqua satin i ribbons and will wear matching flowers in their hair. The bride, who will be given in marriage by her father, will wear an original model of tulle coin- -SLIPS- Perhaps she would like a slip. We have a complete assortment of Vanity Fair, Carbison and Mary Barren. Priced from §1-69 to 85.95 Nelly Don Dresses We know she will love a new NELLY DON DRESS. We have 4i compete stock. Just the t h i n i>- for Mother. Priced from 82.95 to SI.4.95 We Have Full Stocks of Other Items We Know Any Mother Would Like! Bags Hose Underwear Housecoats Let us help you select a suitable GIFT for Your Mother! MISS==== === WHITSITTSSHOP SEE WHAT'S NEW AT WHITSITT'S Treat Mother to "Something New To Wear"! Tell Mother she's young, fun and fashionable —dress her up for her day! And of course, come lo Mother's favorite .store for the clothes Mio like.s best. Expensive looking, they're inexpensively priced—so you can give more! Soft Crepes . . . Flattering to every figure—the dress that's always right —soft rayon crepes in beautiful Prints and Pastels. 86.99 to S9.99 WASHABLE PRINTS — Wonderful Now Thru Summer! As pretty as they are cool and practical! §2.99 to §5.99! binecl with wide bands of imported Chantilly lace over satin. The wide lace banding is used for the back and front yoke of shirred bodice with a de,?p sweetheart neck. This band caps the top of the full long sleeves, which fit snugly from , the elbow to a peial point over the j hand. The elongated midriff points diagonally in the center front and back. The outer of the double shirred skirts, which develops into a long voluminous train, Ls flounced with a single row of the lace banding. Her long veil, with a finger tip tier and face veil of bridal illusion, falls from a pompadour tiara of the illusion embroidered in .seed pearls. Bridal Bouquet She will carry a bouquet of valley lilies and white "lamillias arranged with petal folds of white silk maline. Her only ornament will be a gold necklace set with an amethyst, which belonged to her maternal grandmother, Mn. Elizabeth Greene. Tiie bridegroom will be attended by his brother, John Alexander of Ridgely, Tenn. Ushers will be John McDowell, Bernard Jaggers and Roland Bishop. There will be a reception at the Borum home at 6 o'clock for members of the families, out of town guests and a few of the families' most intimate friends. Home Decorations The house will be decorated in peonies with pink and white used throughout except in the dining room, where an all-white color scheme will be carried out. The three tiered wedding cake topped with a bridal couple at an altar, will be surounded by Calla lilies. The guests will be met at the jdoor by Annella Humphreys, daughter of Mr. ind Mrs. Henry Humphreys. In the receiving line with the bride and groom will ' be their parents. The bride will be assisted in cutting the cake by her aunt, Mrs. Geraldine Matthews Greene. Mrs. W. J. Pollard will preside at the punch bowl and Miss Little, Mrs. Scanlon, Mrs. Robert A. Porter, Mrs. R. B. Stout, Miss Jane Branson, and Miss Mildred Lou Hubbard will serve individual ices in wedding bell molds, cake and mints. Guest Book Maureen King Norris, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel P. Norris, will preside over the bride's guest book. Immedately after, the .ceremony. Mr. Alexander and his bride will motor to Memphis and points of Mississippi and Tennessee for several, days' stay. 'Upon their re- jturn they will be at home with the bride's parents. The bridegroom will leave Map 20 to join the Army and the bride will continue to make her home with her parents. For traveling she will wear a suit of black sheer with a dress and bolero coat of quilted trim. Her' hat will be .an original model in powder blue felt and her shoes are of alligator and black patent. She will wear a corsage of lamillias. Pretty Hals for MOTHER Give Mother a "Pretty Hat"! Choose a charming wider brimmed sailor, a toque—or n gay little flowrr hat. Navy. Black, White and Cocoa nut Straws. S1.00 to §3.99 FEINBERG'S FASHION, SHOP 315 W. Main Street Phone 2221 BAPTIST WOMEN MAKE 200 GARMENTS Since Jan. i. 200 Red Cross garments have been made by the Woman's Missionary Union, First Baptist Church, according to a report made by Mrs. J. G. Barnes at the group's business meeting Monday afternoon at the church. The devotional from the fourth chapter of Matthew was given by Mrs. M. C. Outlaw. Mrs. Tom W. Jackson offered a special prayer for the evangelistic meeting now in orogress at the church and Mrs. W. F. Copeland also led the group in prayer. * •_;• * HONOR GENE'SYKES WITH FAMILY DINNER Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Sykes had a family dinner at their home last night for Gene Sykes. who will leave the first- of the week for training in the Air Corps. The guests included Mr. Sykes' sister. Mrs. Harold Thompson, and her son. Harold Jr., of West Helena. Navy Keeps Track Star Cochrane Fit GREAT LAKES. 111. (NBA) — Coxswain Roy Cochrane. who established a world record for the 440-yard hurdles in the Drake t Relays, attributes his success to the Navy's physical hardening program. The former Indiana star covered the distance in 52.2 to break a 15- year-old mark. Cochrane says daily exercises and regular eaung and sleeping hours have placed him in perfect condition. Read Courier News want ads. If you suffer MONTHLY ^ FEMALE PAIN ... Which makes you lEHCUHr Nervous- If at such times you're annoyed by cramps, headaches, backache, distress of "irregularities," a bloated feeling, periods of the blues-due to functional monthly disturbances try Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. This famous liquid not only helps relieve monthly pain but also tired, nervous feelings of such days when due to this cause. Lydia Pinkham's Compound is one medicine you can buy today made especially /or wo men-taken regularly it helps build up resistance against such symptoms. Follow label directions. Worth trying!. This year make it flowers . . . . the one #ift that so gracefully expresses all your sentiments and gratitude to a grand lady . . . your Mother! You can be. sure we have all the favorite blooms or plants. * We-Deliver -PHONE 491- We Telegraph Flowers Anywhere Qiue a The FLOWER SHOP AS SEEN IN VOGUE, MAY 1st Mother Loves the Pretty Dress ... < ~) Daughter Wants It Too. No. 461—An exclusive QUEEN MAKE pattern. Pretty- as-a-picture voile print ... for Mother's Day for yourself this summer. Sanforized and T.B.L. crease-resistant, to wash and pack like a hanky. White embroidered organdy vestee. A lovely white print on Copen. Green. Brown or Navy. Sizes 16-20 and 38-44. Priced realistically, too. $6.50 Others priced from S3.9R 1o §12.95! "Queen Make" and "Goorgianu" Wash Frocks exclusive at— The New York Store Rlylheville, Ark.

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