The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 7, 1951 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 7, 1951
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BT,YTHEVIU,B, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS -Society, NewA J»n« Shclton, Society Editor f Phoa* 4461 TUESDAY, AUGUST T, 1WI William A. Eldredg«, Jr., Claims Bride Saturday William A. lldredge, Jr., of Blytheville »nd Little Rock, Saturday night claimed Mrs. Lee Campbell Pennlngton of Paris as his brid« in • ceremony solemnized In Paris. The marriage was performed tt the Tiret Methodist Church at T p.m. with the Rev. J. w. Few, pn- tor, hearing the double rlnji ceremony. The bride In the sister of Mr». Charles Smith of Paris, the groom the son ol Mrs. Baker tx>cke Wilton of Blytheville and William A. Eldredge of Columbus, Miss. The wedding part?' gathered before a sitting of greenery which featured southern smilax, ferns and huckleberry studded wilh gladioli blossoms. Baskets of gladioli and branched candelabra stood at either side of the pre dleu on which the couple knelt for the wedding blessing. V A program of nuptial music was presented with the bride's nephew, William Campbell of Oklahoma city as vocalist. Tapers were lighted by the bride-, groom's twin brothers, James and* Stewart Eldredge of Columbus. Miss Bennie Campbell of Fort Smith nerved as her sister's maid of honor, Mis* Jane Wilson of Blytheville, sister of the bridegroom, was bridesmaid. They wore ballerina length gowns .of embossed taffeta fashioned with • sweetheart neckline and swirling •Itirls of net. Miss Campbell selected pink, Miss Wilson, henven blue. Miss Campbell's bouquet was fashioned of blue asters, Mbu Wll»on'» colonial design was of pink asters. The bride was given in marriage by her brother-in-law," Dr. Charles Smith, and wore a gown of white Chintllly lace designed in ballerina length. A bolero was worn over the fitted bodice. Her cloche hat was of matching lac* and the gown was complemented with lace gloves and t cascade bouquet of white stepha- notls centered throated orchid. William Btirrls with purple of Columbus. MlM,, served as best man. Ushers ver« Jamei, Stewart and Henry Lynn Eldredge, brothers of Ihe groom, all of Columbus, and Philip Carroll of Washington, D. C. A reception followed In the home of Dr. and Mrs. Smith. Mrs. Wilson, mother of the groom, ehoa* a Benham original gown of fr«jr net with black accessories and * corsage of pink camellias. Later the bridal couple left for • wedding trip which will Include a vuilt In Blytheville with Mr. and Mrs. Wllnon. From Blytheville they will (O to El Paso, Tex., where Mr Kdredge will, report for duty with .th« Army. Coinnissloned. a' nrst •lieutenant, he • will be connecled with the adjutant general's office He has practiced law In Little Rock for th» past two years following his graduation from the University of Arkansas. Included in the out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Baker Locke Wilson, Miss Jane Wllscrn, Miss Annella Humphreys Mrs J FarrU McCnlla, and W. J. Wunrter- lich of Blytheville, Mr. and Mrs Thad Nicol of Little Hock, former Blytheville residents, and Mr. .uid Mrs. Horace Harwell of Memphis • * • Morning Party Fetes California Visitor A morning bridge-luncheon at I the J. W. Adams hcme on Hearn yesterday continues the eveni.-i (el- ing Miss Patricia McKenzic of San Bits of News ft lastly f-^eriunaf Mr. and Mrs. Robert I. 'niompson left yesterday afternoon for several weeks vacation along th« Gulf Coasl and In Pensacola, Fla, Mts« Jo Ann Turner of frtvxt City, MiKs., was the hoiiseguast, of P. D. Poster, Jr., and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. p. D. Foster for the past several days. Miss Turner was recently named "Miss Hospitality." Mrs. George Ilarrinxnm left today for Qreenway to visit, with her sister, Mrs. Bessie Shaffer and family and brother, Warnle Johnson and family. She will be joined there by another sister, Mrs. Lula Oray 'Of Pine Bluff. Mrs. Harrington will return to Blytheville Sunday. Bd.sel Harl>er. Chester Caldwell, Georut Pollock. Jr., and S. I). Bray were in at. Louis over the weexend to attend t h e Giants-Cardinal baseball game. Bob Damon, who Is stationed at Pensacola, Pla., Is .spending a two weeks leave here with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Damrm. P. E. Coolcy entered Memphis Baptist Hospital today to undergo surgery, lie will IK a patient there for approximately 10 days. Mrs. Cooley will spend 10 days In Wilson as guest of her daughter. Mrs E. U. Benll and family. Mrs. Pearl I.amb is spending a week In Henderson and Owensboro, Ky., and Evansville, tnd., with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Shcppanl and daughter. Beverly ana Louise Walklns of Columbus, Ga., are vls- Illnj, with Mrs. Sheppard's mother, Mrs. J. D. Rodgers and other relatives. Afr. nnd Mrs. Je.sse Lucy, former Blytheville residents, now of Denver. Colo., are spending this week In Blytheville as guests of friends and relatives. Mrs. Fred Steadma children. Freddie and WSCS Convenes; Program Given Six members, one guest and thre« new members of the Women's Society of Christian Service ol Wes- iey Memorial Methodist Church met yesterday afternoon in the home of Mrs. Jack Robert-son for the weekly session'. The program, "Even to the End of the Road" preceded the afternoon'* devotional by Mrs. J. R. cofeman. Program participants were Mrs. Coleman, Mrs, Robertson, Mrs. Daisy Alexander and Mrs. B. W. Stalcup. Mrs. Robertson served refresh- lenw In the social hour following. EXCHANGE NIIPTIAI, VOWS—Mrs. William A. Kldrertge, Jr., wai married Saturday at 1 p.m. In u ceremony performed at the First Methodist Church In Pnris. Mr. Eldredge Is the son of Mrs. Bnker Locke Wilson of fllythevllle. Mr. and Mrs. Bldreilgt- will arrive In Blylhevlllc soon for a visit before making their home In El Paso, Tex., where the groom will be a first lientcnant'ln the Adjutant General's office. of Miss McKenzie Tell* Wedding Party Plan* Mils Patricia McKcmle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. O. McKenile of San Francisco, Cnlll., formerly of Little Rock today matte known plaiw for her marriage lo Charles Edward Criggcr III. son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edward Crisger, Jr. The nuptial vows will b e ex- exchanged Saturday Aug. 18 at 4:30 p.m. »t the First Presbyterian Church in Little Rock with the Rev. C. D. Wardlaw. officiating'.'' The bride, who will be given In marriage by her father has asked her cousin, Miss Marylen McKenzie of Fawhuska, Oltls.. to serve as maid of honor, liricu'smaids wul include Miss Tfcnretta Mntlhows of Dallas, also a cousin, MLss Jane Mammons of Stuttgart, Miss Sylvin Steu-art of Magnolia and Cir- nlyn Scruggs o! Little Rock. Sara Toague of Little Rock will be flower girl, Stephen smith of Stuttjjnrt will be rinpbcarer. Charles E. Crlgger, Jr., will serve his son as best man. Ushers will be Russell Phillips. Jr., of Blytheville. Allison Plectwnod of Memphis, William Lnimir YoilllK. Jr.. nf Dallas and Perry Gnlloway of Augusta. A reception will follow In the Mirror Room of the Albert Pike Hotel. ' Toffee-Shower Honors Junior GA's Meet at Church A mission meeting-luncheon Saturday at the First Baptist Church entertained nine member* of the Junior QirKs AiuuUnry. Following luncheon Mlw Ha?.e! Brnnnpn, educational secretary tolil a mission .story. Prayer by Martha Jane Bnrtholo- m«w closed the meeting. 100 Attend Annual Dinner Approximately 100 members and guests of tHe Dogwood Home Demonstration Club attended the annual barbecue chictcen dinner Prl (Jay night at the Club on Highway 61. The Invocation was given by the Rev, Russell Duffer, pastor of the ley, who recalled to active duty with the Army several months ago, has recently received his discharge. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Brcokman of Vermilion, S.D., are visiting here a* of iheir son. Dr. Bruce Always A Top Favorite and Helen lodny for George Field, Calif., lo Join Cnpt. Stcadman to make their home. They were motored to California by Mrs. Steadman's brother. P. D. Fester. Jr. Mr. nnd Mrs. Buford Cooley and son. Granville were In Memphis Sunday to attend a Rushing family reunion at Overton Park. Approximately 125 family members attended, six slates were represented. Mr. and Mrs. Cooley and son had as their Sunday overnight (ruesU Mr. and Mrs. Toby McCollum of Flint. Mich., who were en route to their home. Mrs. Love B. Adams Is spending this week In Wilson and Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Eric Whitley and son, Charles, who have been In El Paso, Texas, tor the past several months, will return to their home in Bljthevllle tomorrow. Mr. Whit- Brookman and Mrs. Brookman. Genie Reynolds of Kansas City, Mo., Is visiting his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Castleman, at their home on Hardin Street. Mr. and Mrs. JacV Robertson and son, Bob, the Rev. and Mrs. B. W. Stalcup and two children spent Saturday at the State Park, Walcolt. Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Devcrs and two children. Jimmy and Palsy, have returned from a two weeks vacation In Tentieswe ,and Kentucky. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Anderson and son. Harold. Jr., left yesterday afternoon for their home In Mari- nnna after being the weekend guests of Mr. Anderson's parents, Mr, and Mrs. W. O. Anderson. Mrs. Sallie Counts of Pasadena, Calif., who is spending the summer months In Farmjnglon and St. Louis. Mo.. Is the houseguest this week of Judge and Mrs. "George Harham, Mrs. Counts Is a sister- in-law of Mrs. Barham. The Rev. B. W. Stalcun Is i'i Whitlon conducting a series o[ revival meetings ai the Metho^iL Church. He will be gone approximately 10 days. Circles Convene For Sessions Mrs. Fred Steadman A morning coffee nnd shower yesterday complimented Mrs. Fred who today with her two Francisco, Calif., bride-elect Charles Edward Crigger, ill. Mrs. R. A. Nelson and Mrs. Adams were hostesses to four tables of guests /or the pre-nuptlal affair. Mrs. Edgar Oslin of Little Rock. hoitsegurst, of her parents. Mr. and! cWuir 1 cirVeft-'for''G'eorge ll ''\l'r' l FleTd ; Mrs Max Parks was a limchrnn j Calif., lo Join Capt. Stendmnn lo «" esl - [mnfec their home. In an array of iw-vlcl hue.-; serf' Mrs. Paul Lloyd. Mrs Harrv the summer blooms: which were .ir- | Bradley nnd Mis' W. H. Huts-oil ranged in bouquets about the en-[were ho.ste.sses to the 30 guests at t«rUilning rooms used for the event. > Ihe Ihitson home. Miss McKenzie took top honors! Colorful marigolds floated in a low in the bridge game with- Miss Miiry'lxnv! a!op Ihe refreshment table Frances dailies winning second | from which assorted party foods high and Mrs. Charles E. Crigger.' "nil CHflrc were served throughout Jr.. traveling.' !thc morning. Out-of-to%vn Eniesfc; for the fes- i Gifts for Mrs. Stoadmnu's new home were presented by the jitr-sts. • 4 • Miss Bartholomew Leads Session Miss Patsy Bartholomew, ''Youlh Month President of Ihe First Bap- Mrs. William Wyatt. president !'' st Wompns Missionary Union" conducted the session of Ihe Worn- i >' cstcrdpl V Presided over the regular ens Society of Christian Service of T""" 8 ' of 3S meillbc " »l the the First Methodist Church yester- i cnurch day afternoon at the clnirch i J j >1 " rc > lcali "S ° r lhc watchword, The afternoon's nmcram „.:, ^,J Bnd *'"*'"* of tlle h >'mn cif the ,d,,ced ----- tiritfu were Mrs. J. G. McKoi'zle of San Francisco, molher of the bride-elect and Mrj. Oslln. • • . Mrs. Wyott Leads WSCS Meeting wh th, Which the In foo Circl i vv st Wa.s Made.' '' 1 """"' »"" Miss Bartholomew (old „, rccent trip , ,„ , he BaptlM Con. p on- n a social hour following party • forence at Rldgecrest, NC ds were sen-ed by members oil Mrs. Walter Bishop led In'the K*- cl« Seven. 'Burning prayer. SAVE MOST-BUY 100 mm BOTTLE 49c , ff ITS BEST" St.Joseph ASPIRIN A f»ODUCT Of PLOUGH. INC. Air Conditioned by Refrigeration 620 32-46 Payer by Mrs. Joe Strickland last night opened the weekly meeting of Circle One of Lake Street Methodist Church when U members assembled at the church. Following officer's reports, a discussion of the Fall Seminar lo b* held In Jonesboro In Iste August was held. Plans were discussed for a joint i meeting of the circles, Monday Aug. 13 at.the home of Mrs. Henry Young. The evening's devotional, "Handicaps" was given by Mrs. C. M. 3flxter who, following group sing- 'ng led the adjourning prayer. singing of the hymn, "HoCv Firm a Foundation" opened the meeting ol circle Two who assembled yes- lerday afternoon at (i ie church for a business session led by WSCS president, Mrs. Billy King. The group voted lo plan a monthly Joint Circles meeting, a representative of the Circle was named to meet today with the program committee to plan the year's program. Mrs.,Oeorge McGhehey led the worship for the group and one new member, Mrs, L. T. Wood. Following the program. "The Meaning of the 23rd Psalm." Mrs. Iverson Morris led the Bible study after which she closed the session with prayer. By Sue Burnett A winner every time In a well dressed wardrobe—softly tailored Iwo piece dress that goes everyplace with assurance. This one has a flattering neckline short or long sleeves. Pattern No, amo is a sew-rite perforated pattern for'sizes 32, 34. 36, M. 40, 42. 44. 46. Size H4. short .sleeve. 4'i yards of 39-inch. For this pattern, send 30c In COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett. Couriei f 372 W. Quincy Street. Chicago. 6. Ill The Fall and Winter issue of' FASHION is just what you've been waiting for—a complete guide in planning a wearable wardrobe for a new season! Gift patterns printed inside. 25 cents. Monthly Study Held at Church The monthly itudy session of the Christian Women's Fellowship of the First Christian Church was held yesterday afternoon »t the church with Mrs. W. D. Cobb and Mrs. Harry Bradley, hostesses. President, Mrs. Rupert Crafton opened Ihe se-sslon with Joint repeating of the Lord's Prayer, Mrs, "rceman Robinson served as wor- ilu leader. ' ' Mrs. A. R. Wet«nkainp was accompanist, for group hymn singing. The worship portion closed with prayer after which Mrs. Cobb Ajf reeled the study, "Home Missionaries." Assisting were Mrs. Crafton, Mrs. Jim 'Rainwater, Mrs. Albert Taylor, Mrs. Harry Bradley, Mrs. Welenkamp, Mrs, JaniM Terry, Mr». Russell Hays, Visitors for the days were Mrs. Sallle Counts of Pasadena, Callf.^ of Judge and Mrs. George Barbani. Mrs. Welenkamp of Memphis, who is visiting Mrs. B. M. Terry and Mrs. E. K. Litl- mer. of Del Rio, Tex., guest of Mrs. J. C. Ellis. the missionary bene- Coming Events Social Calendar Tueftday Miss Alma Cain hostess for 8 p. meeting of Epsllon Sigma Alpha sorority. American Legion Auxiliary has 8 p.m. meeting at the Hut. Country Club Duplicate Bridge League 7:30 p.m. Wednesday diction, refreshments were served the 14 mcmhcrs and guests. Service Guild Hears Program The devotional. "Even Unto the End of the Road" opened the meeting of the members and guests of the Wesleyan Service Guild of the First Methodist Church who gath- eieri la,st night at the home of Mrs. Vance Henderson on Missouri. • Miss Anna Lou Lovelt met as ft new member, Mrs. w. L. 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