The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 17, 1952 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 17, 1952
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BT.TTHEVftLB (ARK.) COURIER NEW! Society Mulliru, Society Editor 9 Sisk-Hopper Rites Held In Gowen Home Here Before an Improvised altar form- WK1) HKUK «d by glowing tapers nnd baskets of Miss Mar- white gladioli. Miss Martha Ann . Bisk and Laniar Hooper of Memphis Mia Ann sisx pledged their wedding vows at 3 nnd L a 111 a r p.m. Sunday at the home of the JJ 0 o p 8 r of bride's sister, Mrs. Jewel G. Gowen, ,. . . in the presence of the Immediate '\ lcm I'' ' s ex family and close friends. changed llllp- THe Rev. L. T. Shelton ol Mem- tjf t | vows hei'e phis officiated at the single ring Sunday at; t h e service. The bride is the doughter ' - ,, of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Spencer nome Ol I n fc Sisk and Mr. Hooper Is the son of bride S sisler, Mr. and Mrs. Vcrnon Hooper, all of M rSi J CW el C. Memphis. finwpn and Mr orfen In marriage by her father. ^0«eil ami flir. the bride wns dressed in an orlgl- tiOWCn. AtlCl nal by Renee In crystalline imported their wedding French Chantllly with nylon tulle tj.^ t ] ]ev p] an over bridal satin. The strapless lace . , ' .. . pointed basque had a shirred Inset 1° mn * K tnel1 of the tulle across the front. The llome 111 Mcrn- brief lace spencer with the long tit- p li is. (l'hi)l(i ted sleeves was fastened at Ihs j , j| asoll \ double gather terrace length nklrt had an apron handkerchief (unlc finished with" wide double scalloped edge lace banding. Her waist length double tiered veil of misty illusion with hand rolled hem fell from a Queen Anne Cap of complementing lace embroid- tred In seed pearls. The briile enrrled » white satin Bible topped with white rose buds, Clusters of valley lilies were tied In •hovrers of ribbon streamers. Mrs. Ted fisher of Albany, Ga.. _nd Mrs. Gowen. sisters of tile bride, attended as matron of honor and bridesmaid, wearing identical bouffant dresses of powder blue tafleta with half hats to match. They fore ihort white gloves and carried colonial bouquets In white lace of Better Times roses and streamers. Mr. Qowen served the bridegroom M best man and Phillip SIsk, brother of tha bride, was groomsman. Following the ceremony a reception was held. The table was over- l»id with a cutwork cloth nnd the thret tiered wedding cake placed on n mirror and surrounded by mums nid fern, formed Ihe centerpiece. White tapers In crystal candelabra itood at either end of the table. A lavender costume suit with block acceasorlcs was chosen by Mrs. Stek' for her daughter's Bedding. The groom's mother was attired In royal blue with navy accessories. Both mothers were persented cor- Mge's of pink camellias. ' Mrs. Bert Smith and Mrs. Earl L« McClain or Memphis assisted ' it the reception. Mrs. Ralph Fletcher, also of Memphis, had charge ef the bride's book. After a short wedding trip, the touple will be at home Rt .133 Feriii wood, Memphis. WEDNESDAY, DEO. IT, 1M( Anna Belle White fans Wedding to Lt. Bill Bracey Miss Anna JJelle White, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Dempsey White of Marlon, announces plans for her marriage to Lt. Bill Eugene Bracey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Bracey. 'Hie marriage will be soWmni/.- cd Bee. 22 at 5:30 p.m. In the afternoon at the Marlon Methodist Church, The Rev. Alf Kason will officials and imisic will be 1 presVnt- etl by Miss Mary Etta names of Mena. Ark., organist and R. C. Allen of Blytheville, vocalist. The bride will be given In mar- ridge, by her father, she has clio.s- en as her matron of honor her sister. Mrs. George L. Bachelor. Jr., of Comvay, the former Miss Sam- mle White. Bridesmaids will be Mrs, Guy Ixnvder of Memphis, sister of (he bride; Miss Robert Bracey, sister of the groom; Mrs. John Kd- ward Regenold, nnd Miss Martha Mann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. r. Mann of Marlon. John Kdward Regenold will serve as best man. Groomsmen will be Everett n. Gee, Jr., Gorden M. Halsell, Marlon smith, and Pat Burks. The bride's parents will entertain with a reception after the ceremony. / Bits of News j W // ! / I'loMi Mr. and Mrs. Gene EllLs have returned home from louUvillc. Ky., where they u{tended the Gordon rood, Inc., annual Christmas Banquet and dance. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Ritter and children of LO.S Alamos, N. M-, are visiting Mrs. Flitter's mother, Mrs. Otto Brad berry, and her brother, Gene Hracl berry, and family. They plan to remain through, the holiday season, and will also visit Mr. Hitter's family fn ParagoulrJ. Mr, and Mrs. O. J. Rodgers will leave tomorrow for Evanston, 111., where'they will remain throughout the holidays with their daughter, Mrs. Jack Mitchell, Mr. Mitchell acid their children.. Among students at University or Arkansas who are home for th e Christmas holidays with their parents are Graham .Sudbury, Freddy Smith, Milrlon Smith, and Billy Wayne McFarland, Patricia Regan Honored at Parties Miss Patricia Regan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Jlegan, was complimented at .two events this past week In Memphis and Parkin, Miss Regan Is the bridc.-elect of Bill Humphrey of Parkin. The couple will be married here on Dec, 28. Mrs, Roy PHts was hostess for a kitchen shower at her home in Pnr- fcin yesterday, when a completely white color scheme was used. Centering the (able from which punch and party foods were ^served was an arch, under which a bride do!3 stood. For the occasion, the honoree chose a dress or blnck in id while tweed- wool, mid was given a kitchen corsage. Mrs. licgnn, Mrs- Deo Humphrey, mother of Mr. Humphrey were honored at the event, when guests werei from Parkin, Wynne and Memphis, Klngscomt was the scene of a luncheon given in tier honor Saturday when Mrs. Frank Warner and daughter, Miss Dottle Wnrner entertained. Forming the centerpiece at the We where (lie 11 guests were seat- 1 was EI low bouquet of tiny white uims, flanked by lighted tapers. Miss Rcgnn, who dressed for the cc-nsioii in a trousseau model of ale blue wool trimmed In fiends, Hh navy hat and accessories, was ivcn.R corsage of white cnmnmllias. he was given n gift in her chosen attern of china. Mrs. Regan and niighlcr, Judy Regan, attended the mchcon. Mrs. Lowe Is Club Hostess ",Mr«. J. Cecil Lowe entertained yesterday for members of the Thursday Bridge Club. decorating her home were scenes in the Christmas motif, -with n large Christmas tree, the center of . attraction. In the afternoon's bridge ga Mrs. Raymond Smith won first place and Mrs. R. N. Payne won t rid go. Dree^ed as Santa Clans, Jerry Lowe (presented n medley of carols on the plnno nnd distributed gifts from the tree. Nancy Shanks Has Birthday Party Nancy Shanks wns honored on her fourth birthday with a party given by her mother, Mrs. Ben S. Shanks Monday afternoon. A red and green Christmas theme wn.s used in decorations, which (en- lured wreaths with red bows, colored balloons, and a Santa Clans with sleigh and reindeer. Favors were candy canes. Christ- DKG Sorority Has Christmas Party .Mrs. W. B. Nicholson and Mrs. A r d f t h Franklin Crownover 'met with members of the Zela Chapter of the Delta Kappa (iamnm sorority l(ir a Christmas .party last nleht at the home of Mrs. Ralph Bcrrymail. : Miss Winnie Virgil Turner, Mrs. George Wlggs. Mrs. Lillian Prank and Miss Mary Hubler were co- has tesses, Christmas candles in nests ol greenery, silver bells, the nativity scene and other Yuletlde decorations were arranged in the entertaining rooms. A red and silver Saiila sleigh holding a miniature Christmas tree was surrounded by glfl.s for children under care of the Child Welfare Department In foster homes These were given lo Mrs. Crownover, welfare worker. The Christmas story from I.uke was read and carols were sung. The evening was spent in Informal en- Icrtnimnent. A dessert course was served by the hostesses. Presbyterians Hold Meeting A general meeting of members o the Women of the First Presbyterian Church wns held Monday afternoon at the church. Mrs. Ed Rice asked help for need} families in the way of food and clolhM, during the business session Circle One won the dollar offer ed for the circle having the largcs attendance. Mrs. Walter Day was In charge of the program, "Life Dedications mas candy, and gum. Ice cream and ] ant1 «'"' assisted by Mrs. II. T cake were served. In the party games played, winners were Sandra Barber. Sonny . Freeman and Linda Drowning. Miss Mary Venda Wade wns in charge of the entertainment. KIdd and Mrs. F. R. Joyner win played musical background. After a song a prayer, the hostess Mrs. H. H. Houchlns, Mrs. Aubrey Conway, Mrs. Kidd. and Mrs. B. 5 Simmons served refreshments. SALE 25% off . . . <m LAMPS, PICTURES and TARLE LINENS (60 x SO and (ifl x 103). All olher lovely items, perfect for Christmas giving, reasonably marked. Finish your Chrislmas shopping al a savings . . . come hy today! You'll be happy you did. Mrs. C. A. Hovey GIFTS — ANTIQUES — LINENS 311 North 6th Street 9 Attend Party 'Vu-lO-Year-Old. Nineteen guests attended * birth- ay party given for Robert Charles IcOhee for hl.s tenth liiilluiay, 'lien his mothervMrs. Robert Ghee was hostess. Dnvlil I. Gains and Billy Bean von prizes. Cake and Icetl drinks vere served and favors of.haU-were Iven. Assisting Mrs. McGhee were >frs. Ira Lambert, Mrs. Virgil Mc- ~hce nnd Mrs. Esther Bcvlll. Girl's Auxiliary Meets at Church Fourteen members of the Girl's Auxiliary of the First Baptist Church met at the church Monday afternoon for a Christmas program. ' , Julia Mitchell accompanied the K«mp as they sang Christmas carols. Eugenia Oenning led Hie opening prayer and a program, "The Manger Scene" was given, with Nancy Newcomb as Mary. Those on program were Jerrv Boggs, Sandra Moore. Carol Beavers, Jonn Carter, Elaine Oenning and Becky Utley, who sang a solo. They were dismissed with (sentence prayer, and refreshments were served. Turkey Dinner Held For Baptist Church Mrs. Joe Waddy wns hostess and Mrs. L. R. Rice nnd Mrs. LilySIsk were co-hoslcsses for a turkey dinner for members of the Mary Murtha Class of the First Baptist Church, Monday. The small tables at which guests ate, were centered with Christmas candles. A lighted tree was in the living room. Gifts wec.e exchanged and a devotional given by Mrs. Nell Gordon, The meeting was clscd by Mrs. Marlon Williams, who told the story, "How Come Christmas?" • Dinner-Bridge Given in Home Dr. and Mrs. Jack Webb and Mr. and Mis. Mason Hay, Jr., were hosts to members of the La Finesse Club and their husbands for a burtet dinner last evening at the Day home on Missouri. The entertaining rooms were decorated with taper candles and Christmas balls. The dining table was centered v:!th a snow scene and Christmas trees. Quests were seated at quartette tables centered with frosted snowball candles. After dinner, the evening was spent plitying bridge with high for the women going to Mrs. Marvin Nunn, Jr., and high for men to William Jontz. Hotel Is Scene Of Annual Red Pepper Banquet Hold Noble was the scene Monday evening of the annual Red Pepper Football Banquet, when guesU were entertained In the Mirror Room. The program, which was arranged by Miss Luna B.Wilhelin, included "To The Great Score Keeper," by Fred AuboU; "Old Chhlstmas Brings His Sports Again." the welcome by Jan Dickinson; "A Letter From a Grand Old Man," the response by Montroe Holland; "It's Time to Sing," by Delores Parker; "The Gift of Football," bv Emadel Swearengen; "A Pigskin Pageant," by Fruma Borowsky, Joan Earls, Kay Smith, Bobble June Killlan, Bobby Jean Byrd. Freda Smith, Sandra Long and Merry Lanes "As ! See It," by W. B. Nicholson, super intendent: "White Christmas," •< .song and a phophecy by Delores Parker and Ann Hindinan: "Gifts That Endure," by Coach Bill Stancil; KHonor To Whom Honor Is Due." by Coach Russell Mostry, and the Alma Mater by the group. Club officers are Jan Dickinson, president; Emadel Swearengen, vice president; Kay Smith, secretary: Freda Smith, treasurer; Ann Hlnjl- m'Mi. historian-reporter; Bobble Ju"" Killian. serge:"it-at-al ins. A Christmas motif was carried out In rtecoraliovs and forming a centerpiece for Ihe banquet table was a white sleigh, with a Santa Clans and reindeer. Mirrors were decorated with snow and trees. Guests, other than club members and football team were all members of the High School faculty. Miss Wilhelm and Miss Dickinson were presented with gifts. 250 Guests Attend Dinner-Dance Given by Regenolds and Stills VVSCS Entertained By Three Members Mrs. Johnny Johnson was hostess and Mrs. Paul Abbott and Mrs. Milton Bunch were co-hostesses for a Christmas meeting of the Yarbro Women's Society of Christian Service of the Methodist Church. Mrs. Paul Burton offered a prayer and Miss Alice Marie Ross told the Christmas story. A vocal duet was presented by Mrs. Monroe Be- shares, Jr.. and Mrs. Gene McGuire. A nativity scene, flanked by red tapers was the setting for a play- let, "Achievements of the* WSCS," given by members. Society members exchanged gifts and revealed secret sisters. Guests Annual Christmas Party Is Conducted Members of the Ladies' Bible Class of the First Methodist Church gathered Friday for their antiua covered dish supper and Christmas party when 50 attended,t',v!th guests including the Rev. and Mrs. Roj 1. Bagley. Mrs. Velma Lowry gave the devotional and the group sang Christmas carols, Mrs. Bagley led a prayer and in the business .session, Mrs W. I. Denton presided. A treasurer's report was - given and during the social hour, Mrs Eva Ruth Norton and Mrs. Henderson Hall played a piano and violin duet. The group exchanged gifts Bvi'clg-e Club Has /hvistmas Party "ivf fsyTjny Welch entertained mem- »rs : -6f .tile Friday Contract \Club vlth « Christmas party anrt refin- ar meeting at ber home, with K covered dish luncheon. Mrs.' Louis Nash was the only guest and won high score In the fternoon's bridge game. The centerpiece hnd been of a club member, Mrs. C. I.,. McWaters. It wns snow man arrange- ucnt with snow balls on the base. Mrs. G. O. Poetz won second prize and Mrs. Russell C. Farr won bridso. were Miss Moggie Johnson and Mrs. Billy Nelson. Dorcas Class Party Given by Teacher Mrs. C. s. Lemons and Mrs. M W. Lewis were co-hostesses for party . given for members of t h Dorcas Class of the First Baptis Church Friday evening at the honn of Mrs. Lemons, the teacher. Mrs. Pearl Hires gave the pray One of the largest parties of the 'ultide season was given last night, .'hen Mr. and Mis. Edward M. Regenold and Mr. and Mrs.' Eugene " Still entertained 250 friends with dinner dance. Hotel Noble was the scene of the ormal ailair which was given in he Colonial and Mirror Rooms, md attended by guests from Bly- hevllle, Osceola, Wilson and Mem- iriis. The Colonial Room was decorated with green ana red color scheme, while blue and silver formed the decorations In the Mirror Room. Entwining the rail leading Into he Colonial Room was smilax ooped with red satin and tied In, arge bows. Over each door were swags of laurel roping which looped icross the top and were centered with huge red satin bows, from v,'hic)i hung clusters of mistletoe. A giant holJy wreath, sprinkled with red berries and tied, with red satin was placed o nthe end wall. Standing in the windows were loinsettlas set, in green and red 'oil, ami loops of laurel were used hroughout the halts, caught at Intervals with red bows and clusters of mistletoe. At the 'end of the hall, the door adini: into the Mirror noom. where blue and silver was used, was completely covered in shining silver foil. A large blue satin ribbon ran from the upper left corner to the lower right corner. Centering it'was a giant, boulfant bow which caught silver poinseltla blossoms, and was lied with silver 1 boughs. Inside the room, all windows were banked with silver-sprayed boughs, which formed a crescent. The same blue bow was centered with gleaming silvered polnsettias. Each mirror had been hand- painted for the occasion by Mrs. Alex Shelby. On one side of the room, two mirrors held twin paint- Ings of snow men against a background of snow, trees and sky. Cener and a devotional was given by Mrs. B.. E. Stevens who also told the Christinas story. The closing prayer was by Mrs. R. L. Reeder. Gifts were exchanged by members and they presented their teacher with a gift. terlng these was » mirror which \ pictured a girl with mouth In a pert : \ little bow, standing under * cluster ! i of mistletoe. ' ,' The other side o( the room tea- I tured two other twin paintings of white Christmas trees against a. background of pale blue snowy hills and a iky of royal blue. All paintings were done In royal blue shading to powder blue, and shading to w^iite. The focal.' point of interest was the centerpiece of the table which : stood at the cud of the room. Called : "Ice Skaters Fantasy, " the ar- ' rangement featured three dolls dressed In blue on a three tiered base. Overlaying the table was a blue laffeta cloth, covered with whitj^ •net. which was caught up at Inter-" vals with sparkling, blued glitter flowers. Forming the lower tier of the outdoor skating, scene was a forest of trees snowed' with a whirlwind of glitter which'was caught by the spotlight which illuminated the scene. A large doll dressed in a blue skating costume, with a white mull sprinkled with rhinestones, a white carnation in her hair, and wearing Ice skates, formed the scene on the second tier. The lop tier was formed of a styr- ofoam base ^with a glitter sprinkled mirror sunk beneath !!w surface to form an improvised lake. Two smaller dolls, dressed In identical attire to match the large doll, -stood on the lake. Throughout the glitter sprinkled, spotlighted arrangement, tiny doe, gleaming with glitter snow, stood. Each tier was bordered with silver glitter-sparkled fringette. Immediately behind the arrangement, on silver pedestals, were two electric revolving Christmas tre« lamps in silver with blue. The background was formed by the windows of silver crescents with blue bows, with a backdrop of sprays of white flock fern. Eacli mirrored post was entwine,^ with silvered smilax roping ami blue lights. All lights In the room were blued. The floor in the room was completely covered with artificial white snow and glitter snow. -WANTED- 25 GIRLS I : OR TAXI DANCING AT ONCE Apply in Person to HIGHWAY 18 E. B.C. CLUB Civt £*U£.tt&iiti?t£Mt. with, 4kt BOOK54HAPP1N RITZ For Tills Am! > Clirlsdna.i l.llelime . MOKK KA.MII IKS BUT WORLD BOOK Than Anjr Other ENCYCLOPEDIA Help your rlilMren win success! Just SIO down anil Jfi a month brings World Book into yuur home. C'nll nil) Pa I Ion at 8890. 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