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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 11, 1949
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MONDAY, JULY 11, 194» BLYTHEVTLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE Society, mtlia Satita, Society Editor f PkoM 44S1 Miss Jo Anne Shanks Becomes Bride Of John Whitney Morgan Jr. Sunday The First Methodist Church in Blytheville was the setting yttter- d»y tt 4 o'clock when Miu Jo Anne Shank*, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joieph H. Shaiilu, became the bride of John Whitney Morgan, Jr., ton of Mr. and Mrs. John Whitney Morgan, ST., In one of the outstanding ot the current uuon. The single ring ceremony »a« solemnized by the Rev, Harvey T. Kidd, pastor of th« First Presbyterian Church, in th* pretence ol Urge number of gue*u. + The background for the setting was formed of palms with white floor bMketc filled with white gladioli and tied with a large satin bow being placed on the altar. Tall stately cathedral tapers In wrought iron candelabra, cast a soft glow over the wedding party and added to th* beauty of the decorations. The aisl« were covered with white aisle cloths and the family pews were marked with white satin bows and spray* of gladioli. A program of nuptial music was presented by Mrs. Dillon C. Fowlston, organist *nd Mlsi Mary Ann Parks, vocallat. As the guests gathered Mrs. Fowlston played "Prelude to the Third Act" from Lohengrin "The Prize Song" from MeUUrl- singer by Wagner, "Poem" by Si- selch, "A Romance", "Erotik" by Greig and M My Heart It Thy Sweet Voice." The bridal chorus from Lohengrin wa» used as the processional and Mendelssohn's "Wedding March" as the recessional. Sof strains of "Uebestraume" could be heard during the exchanging vows. Mis» Parks' selections included •ed buds and gardenias. Arranged :hroughout the home were floor baskets of white gladioli and other summer flowers. Those assisting at the reception were MUs Anne Weedman, Mis* Nancy Partlow and Mrs. Oral Hun- nlcatt of Dell. Following the reception tlie couple left on a wedding trip to New Orleans, Florida and points of in- trust on the Quit Coast before returning to Blytheville to make their home until September, when Mr Morgan will return to Tulane University to complete his studies as an engineer. The bride wore for travelling, a pink tropical suit with white accessories and pinned her bridal orchid at her shoulder. Out of town guests who attend ed the wedding were Mrs. J. I* Harland of Greenwood, Miss., Mr and Mr.-,. Herman Woodard, Can ton. Miss,, Mr. and Mrs. Anthon Garst Clarksdale, Miss., Mrs. Hen ry Compton, Hot Springs and L and Mrs. William Morgan of For of Suniter. S.C Mr and Mrs. Joseph H. Shank. ntertained members of the wed "Because", "Through the Years" ana at the close of the ceremony, tht "lord's Prayer". . Fowlston chose an ice blue l with a French tulle skirt and brocaded bodice featuring lum. Miss Parks wore a pale pep- blue strapless formal with a tight fitting bodice and full .gathered skirt. Each wore a gasland of pastel flowers in the hair. "Mra. Mmgee Matron of Honor Mrs. Grady Magee, who was the matron of honor, was the only feminine attendant. She wore a gown, of pale green faille taffeta fashioned with a large yoke outlined with a deep ruffle of sell material. The ruffles were repeated in the full skirt. She carried an arm bouquet of aster: tied with satin streamers in contrast to her gown The bride, given In marriage by ding party with a rehearsal dbrme n the Mirror Room of Hotel Nobl Saturday evening. Centering the table was a to white pottery bowl filled with a WED RECENTLY—Mrs. Wilbur J. Van Cleve was before Her mar riage, July 6, at the First Bapti! Church In Memphis, Miss Madalymi Neff. daughter of C. H. Neff i Memphis. He is the son of H. E. Van Cleve of Blytheville. Coming Events Social Calendar Madalynne Neff, Wilburn Van Cleve rVed in Church In a ceremony of beauty and alm- llcity Wednesday, July 6. Miss Jada'lynne Neff. daughter of C. H. eff ot Memphis, Tenn., became the ride of Wilburn J. Van Cleve, son H. E. Van Cleve of Blytheville, n the main sanctuary of the First Saptlst Church In Memphis. The Rev. C. Z. Holland, pastor, fflclated »t the double ring cere- iony In the presence of a large lumber of friends and relatives of tie couple. For the wedding, the church al- ar was effectively decorated with ialnis and Moor baskets of white gladioli, daisies and ferns. Mrs. J. Hardy Little Jr., of Mem ihls. organist, wearing a grey and white cotton frock with a shouldei corsage of white carnations, an< Miss Ailecn Matthews, also of Mem phis, violinist, wearing pink linen with a hair corsage of pink car nations, presented a program o nuptial music. Their selections In eluded. "Ave Maria" by Bach-Gou lod. "Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life, by Herbert, "I Love You Truly" b Bond and "Indian Love Call" b Prim), Softly during the exchang of vows, they played "Always." Th trnditional wedding inarches wer used as Ihe processional mid. re cessional. Mrs. Charley D. Burrcll ol Hcnrj ctta. Okla., was her sister's nratro of honor and only attendant SI wore a stylish two piece frock < yellow linen designed along slmih lines as that of the bride. Her dee collar wns trimmed in yellow bra! A straw hat of natural color wit brown trim, while accessories ar a corsage of purple aslers comple ed the costume. Monday The W. M. U. ol the First Baptist Church will meet In circle groups as follows: One, Mrs. Elva Poe; Two, Mis. T. w. Jefferies; Three. Mrs. Leslie Moore; Four, Mrs. Alvln Huff- her father, wore a bridal gown of Skinners white satin, fashioned __.... wilh a tight fllting bodice which . Mrs. John S .Gunn also of Mem- attractive arrangement of white man Jr.; Five, Mrs. C. E. Edds; Six. gladioli and Shasta daisies enter- I " mingled with tiny white maline hearts. The centerpiece was flanked by yellow tapers burning In cryslal holders. Out of town guests were Mrs. Henry Oompton of Hot Spring* and Lt. and Mrs. William Morgan of South Carolina. Wedding Plans Announced By Miss Genevieve Hagan Miss Gt-ievleve Hagan. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Edward Hagan. today made known plans for her marriage to Robert Charles Gunn of Memphis, son of Mr. and closed to the waistline In the back with tiny satin covered buttons. The yoke of white marquisette was outlined with scallops ot seed pearls and bugle beads in ornate designs. Beneath a Polynesian drape about the hips, the graceful folds from a very full skirt extended Into a long train. Her fingertip veil of misly while illusion fell from a liara of orange blossoms. She carried a. white Bible topped wilh a pure white orchid which fell showers of maline phis. The double ring ceremony wll be solemnized Saturday. July 16 at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Immaculate Conception with the^Rev B. Francis MsDevitt, officiating/. A program of nuptial music wii be presented by Miss Margaret Dallas, organist and Miss Gloria Batis- lelli. vocalist, both of Memphis. The bride, who will be given in marriage by her father, has chosen her twin sister. Mrs. Ben White, a. matron of honor. Bridesmaids wil be Miss Bern ice Overman and Miss Jackie Haslett of Memphis. Loretta White will be flower girl. i Tommy Haslett of Memphis wl! er »s best man. Ushers were Dick ; serve Mr. Gunn as best man am ' groomsmen will be John 3. Gum Jr. and Andrew J, Gunn, brothe of the bridegroom-elect, of Memphis. Ben White and Joe Seibert will be ushers. The alcoyetes are James McDonald. Louis Gunn, Larry Cassidy and Fred White. A reception will be held at the lome of the bride's parents from 2 to 4 p. m. hd satin streamers. Lieutenant William Morgan of l*Mt Sumttr, S.C., served his broth- Ahanks, brother of the bride, and Bryce Laysoc. Mrs Shanks, mother of the bride wore a brown and white printed silk dress with white accessories, with Mrs. Morgan, mother of the i groom choosing a navy blue sheer I with white accessories. Their frocks . were complemented with a purple throated white orchid. Reception at Home Immediately following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents /at 112 East Davis for members of the wedding party, out of town guests and members of the lamilies. The bridal table was overlaid with a Madeira cloth with the three tiered wedding cake topped wilh a minature bride and groom encircled with gardenias and tiny ted buds being-placed at one end of the table. At the other end was the punch bowl also surrounded with Mrs. U H. Hay. Tuesday Mrs, Worth Holder will be hostess o the Tri-Town Bridge Club. Mrs. Wcldou Rftiiw-'atcv will eu- ertain La Nueve club. Members of the Y. M. Birthday 31ub will meet at the Dogwood Club- louse at 7 p.m. Wednesday The Junior G. A.'s of the First Saptist Church will meet at the lome of Miss Unda Hayder. Thursday Mrs. Elva Poe will be hostess to the Blytheville Rook Club. The Avalon Bunco Cub will meet at the home of Mrs. John Clouse, Mrs. Albert Taylor will entertain the Thursday Luncheon Club. The Thursday Rook Club will be The bride, given in marriage b her brother, Alva A. Neff, wore white sharkskin two piece dres fashioned with a fitted bodice trimmed In white braid and short sleeves. She wore a while linen picture hat and her other accessories were In white. She carried a while Bible and pinned a corsage of red rosebuds In white net at her shoulder. Dewltt Van Cleve, of Blytheville. crvcd his brother as best man. Drs. Ctrl and Edna Nlei led Sun- ay Jor 8t. I>oul3, Mo., where they will attend the National O*t*o- thlc Convention. They will also bit rtlatlvH in Chicago and prlngfteld, III., and |x>inls of in *rest in Missouri before returning ome. They pl»n to be away month. Mrs. Jake Huffman returned Fri,«y nisht from Maryville, Tcnn., where she visited with her aunt £rs. Stella Ray and daughter, Mis? l«ssle Ray. They formerly nvcit n Blytheville where Miss Ray was a member of the high school faculty. The seniors of the First Metlio dist Church who left to attend the Senior Asssembly on Hendrlx Col cge campus July 11-15 are Hull Hale, Joe Ray Price, Billy Jackson ' Poi>e, Jerry Jo Lewis and Jcr- y \Vhlt-worlh; Miss Luna B. Wilhelni luis le- turncd from Nashville, Tenn., where she participated in the Thirteenth Annual Reading Institute held in Peabody College for teachers. Mr. nnd Mrs. Richard Greenwell are the parents of a daughter born Saturday night at Walls Hospital. The couple's first child, slie has been named Angela Mniie. Mrs. Oreenwell is the former Miss Evelyn Cunningham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. K. F. Cunningham. Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Wallace and son, Dan. left for a three weeks vacation to points of Interest in Texas and New Mexico. Carmen Carey is visiting this week In Wilson as guest of Polly Deer and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Deer. Mr. and Mrs, Deer and daughter formerly made their home Helen Seymore Becomes Bride Of Lloyd Roberts In »n Impreulv* eenmonjr «ol emntzed Friday ev«ninf, July », •t the First Church ol Ihe Niza- ent, Miss Keltn Seysnort, dtugh- er of Mr. and Mri. W. H. 9*yniore, became the bride of Lloyd Roberts, ion ol Mr. and Mrs. D«n Roberts. Tlie Rev. Paul Seymore, brother ot the bride >nd putor of the Naz- putoj n Mu rene Church in Muldrow, Oklo. olllclalfd >t the certmaiy will the Rev. H>rald Thompson ol Bly Ihevllle auktlng. Vows were exchanged before tlie altar banked palms. Floor with jre«nery and baskets tilled with Miu Mildred Ann Short Engaged to Billy Joe Gean Mr. and Mr». Charts W. Short today announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Mildred Ann Short, to Billy Joe Gean, son of Mr. and Mrs Ouy Gean. Plans for the wedding to be K>lemnU«d In late summer will be announced at a later date, The bride-elect was ei'adualed from BlytheviUe KUU School wher« she was a member of the Red Peppers, Garden Club and Glee Club. She a now employed In the oftlce of the city clerk In Blylheville. Mr. Gean is a graduate o' Bly- Ihevillt High School and ww member ot the Red Rsioo's. He Is employed by the Federal compress. RiTZ THEATRE BY REFRIGERATION Continuous Shows Box Office Open* 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 8:0* a.m. 12:45 p.n LISTEN TO KLCN 4:1* p.m. Following the ceremony, a wed- Ing reception was held nt the iride's home, 1601 Rains, which was 'ecoraled with bouquets of garden flowers. The three tiered wedding cake, iced In white and decorated vith shell pink roses and green caves and topped with a miniature bride and groom centered thu lace draped dining table. Mrs. Ralph Clark, Mrs. W. O. Stringer and Mrs. Wylle Clements presided al entertained at the home of Mrs. George Saliba Jr. The Gosnell W. S. C. S. will meet at the home of Mrs. H. W. Pagan at 2:30 p.m Tlie Pidellts Sunday School Class of the first Baplist Church will meet at the home ot Mrs. J. T, Barne* for a pot luck supper at 7 p.m Mrs. H. R. Schmuck ami Mrs. Russell Wert will be co-hostesses. • • . Civic Calendar Monday Junior Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors 7:30 p.m. Tuesday Club. Hotel Noble—12:1 In Blylheville. Miss Dorothy Ropp, executive sec- •etary of CralBhead County Tuberculosis Association, was the week- erid guest of Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Redman. Miss Virginia Swearengen left yesterday for Rector where she will pastel colored gladioli were placed at each side of the altar with smaller baskets ot mixed summer flowers in matching shades In (rout ol the larger Bouquets. White tapers In branched candelabra cast a soft glow over the setting. Mrs. Ira dairies, pianist and Durwurd Rodden, vocalist, presented n, program of nuptial music. Mrs. dailies' selections included, "One Alone Lovei Come Back to Me" and "Seranade." The processional Ihe bridal chorus from bolien- and the recessional was Mendelssohn's "Wedding March." Mr. Rodden sang, "I fjove You Truly" and "O Promise Me." Mrs. Galnes wore a printed silk frock with black and white accessories and pinned a corsage of white carnations at her shoulder. The maid of honor and only feminine attendant was Mixs Gloria, Jarrett who chose a medium blue dress fashioned with a fitted bodice and flared skirt. Her accessories were in while and she pinned at t:cr shoulder a corsage of white carnations. Tapers were lighted by Miss Bobbie Seymore, sisUr of tlie bride, and Miss Doris Payne. They wore Identical frocks of organdy with Miss Payne wearing yellow and Miss Seymore choosing blue. Each wore hair arrangements of flowers In colors matching their frocks. The bride was given In marriage by her brother, Bill Seymore ol Elgin, III. She chose a summer white gabardine suit with an ice blue blouse and whltt straw hat taah- Read CouiUr News Want Alt Last. Time Today Flamingo Road with Joaa Crawford and Zacbar; Scott arjmoont Nem • Selected tihorti C'ontlnioai Showln Tuesday and Wednesday . YOUNG -V,. JOHNSON! Also Short SubJrcU Continuous Showm* £vrrv IVay visit with Miss Mary Jo Purcell, ] OIIU( ] w i t |, a short veil. Her acces- who IE a sorority sister of hers at the University of Arkansas. Dorothy Lee Willlngham. who has been undergoing treatment at the University Hospital in Little Rock alter being stricken with polio, was removed to the Crippled Children's Home In Jacksonville, Ark., to undergo further treatment for paralysis. Her mother, Mrs. H. P. Willlngham, had been with her but returned home the latter part of IflsL week. the table with Miss Blanche Mays Mr and Mrs. J.' R. Ford Sr. had of Litlle Rock being in charge ot ] as their guests over the weekend. the guest book. i Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Ford Jr. and The couple left on a short wed-[ Mr and Ml . s Ncll Pord snd 5OI1S| ding trip after the reception before returning to Blytheville to make their home where Mr. Van Cleve is employed with the Sullivan-Nelson Chevrolet Company. For traveling, the bride wore a navy faille suit and white accessories. Out of town guests who attended the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Joe Van Cleve and Mr. mid Mrs. DeWitt Van Cleve of Blytheville, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pierce and Mrs. Bertie Woods, of Paducah. Ky., Mr. and Mrs. Earl L-. Schackai. of Ne Orleans. La., Mrs. William Self and Miss Blanche Mays, Little Rock and Miss Sammye Lou Ferguson of Tulsa, Okla. At Fhe HosniUls Blvthrville Hospital Dismissed: George Powell, city. Marcell Losofa, city, Mrs. G. T. Hampton, Pascola, Mo G. T. Statler, Steele, Mo. Larry Fitzgerald, city. Walla KotplUl Dismissed: Mrs Charles Nance and Tyler, Mo. Mn. O. A. Garrett and Lions p.m. City Council—8 p.m. America"- Legion—8 p.m. Wednesday Kiwanis Club. Hotel Noble—12:10 p.m. Thursday Rotary Club. Hotel Noble—12:10 p.m. Rt. 2, cily. Jane Franklin Gray. Rt. 3. city. Orvill PrnUt, Rt. 3, city. Greek Communications Aided by U. S. and EC A ATHENS- -W)-The EGA wll help the Greek government put the country's tele-communication system on a sound technical anc financial basis. The project WAS arranged at the request of the Greek government. Six American technicians from the International Telephone am Telegraph Co. will give technics, assistance. baby. babie A PORTRAIT OF YOUR CHILD YOU'LL TREASURE FOREVER! That's the promise of Cullison's expert work . . . now exclusively child portraits. The natural, appealing pose* you like so veil result from taking the pictures in th* relaxing atmosphere of your own home. In addition, all oil paintings are capably performed by Mrs. E. f. Colston. So, when you want a really nlc« picture of your child, call 2MO for an appointment with Bob Culiison. Each order curries a $10 minimum, of course. Sample* of work will be furnished on request. Culiison CHILD PHOTOGRAPHER At 100 W«t Walnut Strwt with t ®j{aya\ GEORGE II by V/ATSON Straight from the court of George II of Engi^nH comrs this lovely Watson Stfrlln^ p?iH.-m, A direct adaptation of silver designed by the famou* Paul de Lamrrie t George II is truly royal in inspiration, styled to set your tabte in R^^'^? r>eauty. Al surprisingly moderate prices. om and Bill of Bono, Ark. Mr- and Mrs, Wayne Dill are lie parents of a daughter born esterciay morning Rt Walls Hos- ital. Their first child, she lias een named John Anna Dill. Mrs )ill Is the former Miss Melba Poser, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John 'oster. Lieut. DicJc Wilson of Scott Air 'orcc Base, Belleville, III., he weekend here ns guest of his nothcr. Mis. B. B. Wilson. Miss Mildred Kurd returned home after having spent the past week n Joneshoro where she visit et 'rifinds and relatives. The Rev. and Mrs. Virgil D. Mor is and children, Wcda Faye tmc Dixon of New Orleans, La,, wcr the weekend guests of (v$r. and Mrs J. E. Ledbetter and daughters Alic Ann and Neva Sue. 'Hie Rev. Mr Morris, pastor of the First Mctho dist Church hi New Orleans, is cousin of Mrs. LeubRtlev. Tlie will leave soon for London. Mrs. Keron Gill has retunie home after having visited with he daughter, Mrs. Paul Russell an family in Lcwlsvillc, Ark,, and visited with R son, Purlfoy GIH an family In Little Rock. ries were also in whit*. She cared a white Bible and pinned a orsage of red carnations it her moulder. Billy Howard was Mr. Roberts' cst nign and ushers were John •aim. Billy Lambert and Bobby Jurper of Steele, Mo. Mrs. Seymore, mother ot the • ride wore an afternoon frock of glit blue sheer with white acces- oi'Ies and Mrs. Roberta, mother of he groom, chose * medium blue with blue and white accesso- les. Each wore a shoulder corsage >f white carnations. A reception was held tt the home >f the Rev. and Mm. Harold Thompon and Mrs. John Walker follow- g the ceremony. The bridal table was covered with lace cloth and centered with the .hrce Ucred wedding cake lopped with the ligurlne* of a bride • and groom. White la peri in silver holders fl&nked the centerpiece. Arranged at each side of the archway between the reception rooms were floor baskets of gladioli, other -summer {lower* were used to decorate Ihc home. Miss Gertrude Jeff erica and Miss Levenla. Crump presided at the table. Later In the evening, Mr. Roberts and IjLli bride left on a wedding trip l>efore returning to Blytheville to make their home where he Is cm- ployed with Arkansas-Missouri Po wer Company. For travelling, the bride wore a two piece yellow Itock with her accessories In white and matching corsage. Out of town guests were Mr. anc Mrs. Bll] Seymore, Elgin, 111., Bobby Harper, Steele, Mo., and the Rev Paul Seymore of Muldrow, Okla UMiUD TIME ONLY TUSSY CREAM SHAMPOO Handy, big J. lube now O vf . No other •liiinijK>o can leavn your hair more beautifully clean E Add only'1 iiafty Cr^ritn .Shampoo contain* Steradnl. Th]sexclu*iveTuBiy ingredient —more effective than lanolin — It arcs your hair soft, LnstroiiR, eaij to manage. And Tuny Cream Shuinjxio now unmet* in a convenient tirt»e— cau't leak, can't fipill. You'll want nrveral tubw at ihii get-acquainted sale price. Cel them tcnljn I WOODS Drug Store 221 West Main Bo> orfiee Open* 8:45 Shov SUrtl 1-90 Oiwm Sundi> I:M: SUrl* t-,15 C'onlinuuus Shout Sit * Su. Bartiln MiEbt tten M(bt Except Satardij No PUM* honored on Bund*; at KOIJ Theatre l.ast Time Today (DOUBLE FEATURE) April Showers wilh Jack Carson and Ann Sheridan Fury at Furnace Creek with Victor Mature Also Short* Tuesday & Wednesday • Diamond Jini wilh Kdward Arnold A Jean Arthar^ • Selected Short Subject About 75 per cent of al] the Jron ore mined in America Is ufcen from open plLs. FITZPATRICK JEWELERS 122 Wtst Main Street Blyth«vilU, Arkonsat Your Authorized D«aJer for Watson Sterling, Duncan Miller and Tiffin Crystal, and Franciscan China. "/( Takes Only 3 Minutes To Open a Charge Account" THE WAY TO ENJOY AN ARKANSAS SUMMER Try Fortune's Flavor for July "Fresh Peach" WOODS DRUG STORE 221 West Main Clearance Reductions Broken Sizes, Reg. 6.98 SEAT COVERS --- 4 88 Only 55, Reg. 2.98 SUMMER BLOUSES 1 98 Rtg. 47c PRINTED BLISSE.. Ask About Wards Convenient Monthly Payment Plan

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