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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 16, 1949
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PAOK TTTO BLITHEV1LLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, JULY 18, 1949 Mewl AaveiU Salita, Society Editor Pbon« 4461 Miss Genevieve Hagan Becomes Bride Of Robert Charles Gunn of Memphis One of the most outstanding nuptials ol the current season was solemnized this morning at 10 o'clock at the Church of Ihe Immaculate Conception when Miss Genevieve Hagan, daughter of Mr. and Mn. William Edward Hasan, became the bride of Robert Charlea Gunn M Memphis, son of Mr. and Mrs. John s. Gunn, also of Memphis. The H«v. Francis B. McDevitl, officiated at the double ring ceremony In the presence of a large number of guests, including many from out of town. . + The church altar was decorated groomsmen were John S. Gunn, Jr., anrt Andrew J. ovum, both o( Mtm- with two white urns lilled with whit* gladioli, whUeasaptnlhusanrJi 1>h!s and brothers 0 , th groom white king asters arranged in til- | Us)]c ,. s wer B w , „ angle effects with two fern baskets •s the background. This was Hank- ed by two white wedding baskets of white gladioli and tied with a huge white satin bow with tall white tapers burning In wrought j Seibert. James McDonald, Louis Gunn. Larry cassidy and Fred While served as alcoytes. Mrs. H»ean, mother of the bride wore a navy blue crepe dress trim- and Iron candelabra adding lo the beau-I'"'?, ln II » V 5' " !l!1 wllh " - ty of the setting, placed on the! *' hlle »ccessorles. Mrs. Onnn, mo- smaller altars at the front side were ! ther °' tne poom, chose an orchid two crescent rhaned bouquets of cr °P e *' llh »' hlt « accessories. Each Kladroli and king asters. The pie P»m«l a corsage of gardenias at dleu wns covered in white vmth a her shoulder, spray of gladioli and asters tied Reception at Home with a hues white satin bow at! A reception was held at the home one side. The chancel rail was ad- ' of the bride's parents this aftcr- orned with sprays of green fern, i noon between the hours of two The aisle candles were garlanded i and four, with plumoslj and tied with large The bridal table was overlaid bows and streamers interspersed with sprays of gladioli and asters The family pews were marked with nylon roping. A program of nuplial music was presented as the guests gathered by Miss Margaret Dallas of Memphis. with an Imported cut work cloth and centered with the three tiered wedding cake encircled with garlands ol phimosis and white kil\g asters. White tapers In crystal holders flanked Ihe centerpiece. The reception rooms of (he home were de- organist and Miss Olorta Battis- coratcd with lloor baskets of white telli, also of Memphis, as vocalist. Miss Dallas' "Cantllene selections included gladioli and vases of asiers. Following the reception, the -- --- Nuptiale," DuboiJ. c , nlp ie left on a wedding trip be- •Tranmerel." Schumann. "Sherj- j fore re turning to Memphis to make herd's Pipes." Harris. "Priere A tbelr home wriEfe he is employed Notre Dame," Baellman, "Panis Angellcus." Franck and "Ave Ver- urn" by Mayart. The traditional wedding marches by Wagner and Mendelssohn were used as the processional and the recessional. Miss Battlstelll sang. "On this Day. Oh Beautiful Mother," Lambllatle "Ave Maria," pranck, and "In Te Sperani" by Berker. Miss Dallas wore a frock of pale pink, with MLss Battistelli choosing »n aqua printed silk crepe. Each wor« an arrangement of gardenias in her hair. Staler la Matron of Honor The bride was preceded down the aisle by her attendants. She had as her matron of honor her twin sister. Mrs. Ben White. Bridesmaids were Miss Bernice Overman and Mi." Jackie Haslett of Memphis. Miss White was gowned in lilac evelet embroidery batiste fashioned " with a tight'fitting bodice and a bouffant skirt worn over a crinoline slip. Her picture hat was of matching material trimmed with Yelvet ribbon. She carried an apple green rnallne fan outlined with ruffle* of lacelon. In a circulet of lacelon ruffles was placed a detachable corsage of pink rubnim lillei' tied with velvet and lacelon •treamen in contrasting colors. On alternating ribs of (he fan were clusters of pink crown asters in rosette* of matching ribbons. The bridesmaids wore gowns of •pple green identical to that of the matron of honor and carried ivilh the industrial Electrical Supply Company. The bride wore for travelling a navy blue Carla original with while accessories. She pinned her bridal orchid at her shoulder. Mr. and Mrs. Hagan entertained members of the wedding party with an informal affair at their home !onowiUK the rehearsal last night. Summer bouquets of mixed flowers were attractively arranged throughout the hon\e. • • * Miss Dorothy Erwin Wed To R. E. Fendler Today Miss Dorothy Louise Erwin of Memphis and Atlanta. Ga.. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. i,. Erwin of Memphis, became the bride of R. E. Fendler of Manila and Atlanta, son of Mrs. Rae Fendler of Manila and the late A. Fendler in a ceremony solemnized this afternoon at the home of the bride's parents In Memphis. Dr. E. Gibson Davis of Temple Baptist church of Memphis officiated at the double ring ceremony In the presence of Intimate frienda and relatives of the couple. The bride, given in marriage by her father, had as her attendants, her sisters. Mrs. W. M. Hubbell of Little Rock and Mrs. W. E Eckenrod Jr. of Chattanooga. Patrlca Hubbell of Little Hock served as flower girl. Bridge Luncheon, Shower Given for Mis* Woodson The first in a series of Interesting events being planned for Miss Julia Ann Woodson, who la the bride- elect of Major John Samuel Hudson, Jr., of New Bern, N. c., was given yesterday when Mr». Chester Caldwell and Mrs. Marlon Williams entertained. The affair, which was a bridge luncheon and surprise shower, was held at Mrs. Caldwell's home, 1013 Holly, at 10 a.m. The bridge tables were arranged on the porch of the home which was attractively decorated with floor baskets and vases of summer flowers in assorted colors. Adding to the decorations, were tlie handmade tallies and scorcpads picturing a bride. In ihe bridge games, high score went to Miss Mary Ann Parks with Mrs. Giady Magee receiving second high. The gifts were arranged on the dining table which was centered with a large handmade bride. The honoree chose for this occasion, a srecn silk shantung frock with white accessories. A special guest was Mrs, E. B. Woodson. mother of the bride-elect. Miss Pierce Is Engaged To Hiram Alva Test Jr. Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Pierce today announce the engagement of their daughter. Miss Mary McVernon Pierce lo Hiram Alva Test Jr., of Springdale, Ark., son of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Alva Test Sr., also of Springdale. Miss Pierce is a graduate of Burdette High School and is now a sophomore at Southern Baptist College in Walnut Ridfie. Nfr. Tc.ii was graduated from Springdale High School and is »t- lendlng Southern Baptist College In Walnut Ridge where he Is a sophomore, Mrs. Hardy Entertains C.B.C. Club and Guest Mrs. Alvin Hardy was boste.u yesterday when she entertained the C.B.C. Club at her home together with one guest. Mrs. j. D. Smith. The home was decorated wit* vases of gladioli and roses. In the . afternoon games, high score went to Mrs. Paul Byrum with Mrs. Ross Moore receiving second high and Mrs. Lendennie Fowler, rooko. After the gsmes, the hostess served refreshments of a dessert course with iced drinks. matching fans of lavendej- with i Oscar Fendltr of Blythevllle. served his brother as best man arir! usher was Plchegru WooKolk of Atlanta. Following the reception the couple left on a wedding trip, before returning to Atlanta to make their home where he is a member of the Atlanta Bar Association and Gejr- gia Bar Association and a prac-ttc- The bride is a graduate of the University ol Tennessee where she was a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority. Mr. Fendler attended the University ol Arkansas, Arizona State at clusters of pink crown asters. Lor- •tta White aerved as flower girl. Her gown was the same as the other feminine attendants and she carried a flower girls basket of white with ruffles of lilac and apple green maline tied with bows of apple green streamers. The handle of the basket was also wrapped in satin and her wristlet was of yellow roses tied with apple green satin ribbon. The bride, given In marriage by her father, wore an original wedding gown by Marie of imported At The Hospitals ni.rtherllle Hoiplul Disml.vw*: Mrs. Marion Wlmberly and baby, Stetle, Mo. Wait* HMplUI Dismissed: Mrs. L. Trench and baby Rt. 1, citv. ChantiHy lace combined with slipper | Tcm Ariz Emol7 Un | v ersily. At satin. The all-over lace was used |anU| Ga ,„,, was a men ,be r of for the petite basque which fastens lhe Pnj Alpna I>Ua , llw [ r ». with minature lace buttons. The ttl . n!ly Ke Wa5 a former naval avii- decollete yoke appliques to the bod- ] tor and ls „„„, » c tive in Naval Reice In scallops and the lony lace! serve Aviation as a member of Re- sleeves button from the elbow to ', sc rve Squadron VP ML 51 based Rose Point over the hand. The.' at the Nnval Air Station in Atlanta.' lace hip peplum with scalloped edge I Those from Blythevllle who at- meets at the back of the skirt, then j tended the wedding were Mi', and cascades down the voluminous cath- ] Mrs. Oscar Fendler and Dr. and ttiral strain of the gathered skirl j Mrs. Gcan Atkinson, which is poised over period petti- j * * * coats. Her fingertip cape and face ! j\il... P.-afford Hostr*;'; veil of misty English illusion fash- 1U1 S ' ^13^1°'° nOSlCSS loned with hand rolled hems fell Jo R(X>1< Club and GllCSt from a head band of satin roseltrs. i She carried a white prayer book I Mrs. C. lv was a guest wrapped in white satin. A purt : yesterday with members of the Frl- whlte orchid was placed in a nest : day Rook Club when the.v were of feathered carnations and j rnicrtainrd at (he home of Mrs. PIS o/ bouvardia Intermingled with ivy Crawford. puffs of maline, on top of the Mr;, s. E. Rector won hizh score p.-ayrr book, showers of white satin during the games with Mrs. Don streamers in which were lied boll- i Haley winning second high und varriia fell from the bouquet. i Mrs. Karl Damon, rooko. Tommy llaslcti of Memphis, secv- j Mtrarliv arranged thrmishout cd Mr. Gunn as best man and ! Dip home were crystal vases filler! State Highway Board Ask* Bids en 75 Jobs LITTLE ROCK. July 15. lift— The Arkansas Highway Commission will receive bids July 39 on 15 highway construction projects. The jobs Include: Cralghead County, 1.4 miles blacktop, two reinforced concrete bridges. Caraway-Black. Oak road, State Highway 143. state project. On federal aid projects, the federal aid amounts to approximately one half the cost of the Job. the state or county paying the other half. The state pays the entire cost of stale projects. Bits of News Mr. »nd Mil. William Lambert. an the p«renU of a ion born July 11 at Wall* Hotpltal. The couple'* first child, h< h*a been named John Charlea Lambert. Mr». Kendall Berry, Mr«. E. B. Thomas. Mri. E. R. Maton, MlM Vera Good rich. MlM Clara Ruble and Miss Jettye Huffman were In Memphis last night where they attended the MOAT performance at "The Student Prince." Mr. and Mr». Walter Blshap left today for Mississippi where they will visit friends and relatives in Tupelo, Pontotoc and other points of Interest. They plan to be gone for two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Bell and son. Tommy of Walnut Ridge were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Don Haley Wednesday and Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Morris Ztllner rill leave tonight for St. Louis, Mo., »n<4 from there will be accompanied by Mrs. Zellner's sister. Mrs. I.*on Kernel- and Mr. Berger to Troy. Mo., where they will visit their sons, Stanley and Marvin, who are attending Habonln Camp Tel Natan for several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. William H. Slovall Jr. will arrive tomorrow from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, to spend the summer In Blv- thtville. Mr. Stovall graduated this week from the school of business administration and received his bachelor of art and science degree at the university last January. Mr. and Mrs. Buck Roush and son, Bill left today for Camp Killo Vista at Pocahontaj, Ark., to spend a week's vacation. Condition of Mrs. E. E. Beale who «-as dismissed from Walls Hospital yesterday where she had been a patient for thr past nine days and also underwent an operation, Is improved. She is now at her home at 512 North Division. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Myers of Temple, Tex., spent several' dayt here as guests of Mr. and Mrs Lendennie Fowler and other friends in lilytheville. Mr. Myers was formerly stationed at the air base here during the war. Mi-, and Mrs. George L. Xluir and son, George of Harrison, Ark returned from St. Louis, and other points of interest where they spent two weelci. While in St. Louis they were the guests of their daughter and sister, Mr». James Cockran, Mr Cockran and children. Bobby and PfggS-. They also went to Omaha, Neb., to visit his sister. Mr«. Jakt Mosley and another sister in Mexico, Mo. Wifh the Courts Chancery: Bulah vs. Alvin Waldo, mil for divorce. State Plumbing Board Named by Go*. Me Math LITTLB ROCK, July Is f, A new Arkansas plumbing boauv has been appointed by Governor McMath The members include: Henry Willi, of Liult Rock, chairman; O. W. Fletcher of Piragould, representing the master plumbers: EM. Clark of Jone.sboro, representing the journeyman plumbers- Don Chapin or the Public Service Commission; Dr. B. J. Easley of. the State Kealth Department, and 5 P. Dixon of the State Labor Deoart- ment. New Shoes Match Summer Prints Shoe fashions keep step with nmmer prints. The (at patent leather Mar; Juice (above) whleh cut a ihint with summer florals make new* with a side-dipping, ed(ed vamp, a back how of troafraia rib- ' boa. Two-atrap linen wedfo (upper right) dyed to match the baekiround of a summer print repeals hemline color. It's a match thi* time In fabric and print between shantunr, dress and polka-dot shell shoes shown (lower rifht) with acw bdth heel. Coming Events Social Calendar Monday The G.E.O. Clnb will be entertained at the home of Mrs. Johnson Black-well. The Lake Street W.S.C.S. will meet at the church at 2:30. The Calvary Baptist Y.W.A. will have a watermelon party at the home of Mrs. Betty Lou Godwin, 1719 Chlckasawba. at 1 p.m. The executive board and a general meeting of the Women of the First Pre-byterlan Church will oe held at 1:30 p.m. at the church. Circles One and Two of the Calvary Baptist Church will meet for a missionary program at the church ~.t 2 p.m. The W.M.U, of the First Baptist Church will mcel at 2:30 p.m. at the church lor a Royal Service Program, Hostesses are Mrs. Tom Jackson, chairman, Mrs. Alvin Hvilf- man. Er. Mrs. Ney Hunt, Mrs. George Ingrum. Mrs. C. E, Johnson. Mrs. Ted King and Mrs. C E. Wilson. Mrs. Marian Mayes will be hostess to the T --st Baptist Y.W.A. at her home at 7 p.m. The B.W.C. No. B ot the First Baptist Church will meet in the home of Mrs. J. V. Goff at 7:30 p.m. The W.S.C.S. of the First Methodist Church will meet in circle i«i >cOjo«: I .Ojae,->lr«.,Cfcean Off, Got Group to Me** MAGNOUA. Ark., July 1«. CAP) —Rules for new fields and production allowables will b« taken up at a meeting of the Arkansas Oil and Gas Commi.wlon here July a. A public hearing wtll be conducted to determine whether waste of oil or g« Li taking place in Arkansas. U'e Are Pleased To Announce Tliat CARL PAUL Is Now Connected With Oui Sales Department, LEE MOTOR SALES Oldsmohilt (JMC Trucks \vith sweetness and gladioli. The hosttss served refreshments after Ihe rook games. fiX FtLIX CARNEY Iff smarieftt t« cttmc to «* r tht hf»m« appliance Mn*. Come In and >*« . . . TOO'It «xrr«. I fXPfKTKAD/O SAlfS £ SffWCf _UTHEVIUE SALES Co. «> US t MAI* ST. BtTTUryiur »«• . ~r"" r ~""V : "~ T? ' ^>"%*V. /?^"^™.".*>V CO ~ hose*.*3: Three: •MrsC'jPV:"Adams. Jr.: Four. Mrs. W. R. Campbell, Mrs. George Hamilton, co-hostess; Five, Mrs. Harry Kirby and Six, Mrs. James Oates with Mrs. V. G. Holland as co-hostess. Turoday The Junior Service Auxiliary will meot at the Country Club at 10 a.m. Tri-Town Bridge Cl'.'b will be entertained at the home of Mrs. James Guard. Mrs. Graham Sudbury will be hostess to Club Eight. Miss Anne Warth will become the bride of James Purnell at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Wednesday The Junior o.A.'.i of the First Baptist Church will meet at the home of Mks Carol Ann Holt ( Thursday Mrs. G. V. Daws will entertain the Blythevllle Rook Club. The Thursday Rook Club will be entertained at the home of Mrs. NLRB Rules Contractor At Fault in Dam Dispute WASHINGTON, July 16. Wi—An NLRB trial examiner has ruled thai contractors on Bull Shoals dam engaged in unfair labor prac- licr/s by refusing to bargain with union employes represented by the Fort Smith. Little Rock and Springfield Joint council <AFL). The report of Horace A. Ruckel stated that the O/ark Dam construction and the Plippin Materials Company "at no time during negotiations with the union, beginning Sept. 13. 1948 and ending Jan., 1949. bargained In good faith with the union." Ruckel found that Brown and Root, Inc., Houston, Tex., is the leading contractor in the joint venture on the $69,000,000 dam job on White River in North Arkansas. SPA Rate Extended WASHINGTON. July 16. «V- Southwestern Power Administration's temporary rate of one and one-fourth mill per kilowatt hour for "dump energy" from the Norfolk Dam project in northern Arkansas, delivered to Arkansas Power and Light Co., Pine Bluff, Ark., has been extended to December 31, 1949. The power commission, which previously approved the rale for a period not longer than June 30, approved the extension Thursday. Braniff Asks Approval Of Route Extension to Link St. Louis and Tulsa DALLAS. July 16. (a;— BranilT Airlines .sairi yesterday it had lilcd application* fur IICM- route extensions from Tulsa, OV:la., to St. Ix^uis and East St. Louis. Ill, "St. Louis lias long had a logical interest in the economic development ol the Southwest." said Charles E. Beard, executive vice- president of the airline. "Existing natural tics of iis industry and commerce with that of Oklahoma and Texas would be greatly strengthened by making these two routes an integral part of our southwestern system." The applications were lilcd will the Civil Aeronautics Board. U.S. Engineers Ask Bids on Project In Dunklin County Invitations for bids for construction of an additional six miles of levcc along the east bank of the St. Francis River in Levee District No. 4 of Dunktin County, Mo., will be ied by (he Memph!* District, Corps Dl Engineers, on or about July 21, according to a notice Issued by Col. L. H. Foote. district engineer, yesterday. Tentative dale for (he opening of bids is August 16. with the successful bidder hav,. ing 180 calendar days, after recnw ing notice to proceed, to complete the \vovk. The new work will start at a, pojnt approximately one mile abovn State Highway No. 25 and extend downstream about six miles, to the Mtesourl-Arkansas State line. Its upper I'inli will connect with an additional \'l miles of new work now unrier contract to Ace Mining amt Conlnutins. Inc., Little Rock, Ark. It will be located on the landside of the old existing levee and, in general, follows a parallel course. Approximately 610,000 cubic yards of muteiial will be required, which will be obtained from riverside borrow pits and ditch excavation. Deadline on Smith-^o' L/ Benefits Drawing Near F.'rmers have only two more weeks to file applications fov benefits under the Smith-Dnxev Act, according to Milliard L Garner. \vho is in charge of the cotton | i-tn.s.sins office, Production and | Marketing Administration, in ! Memphis I He pointed out that August 1. IF rhe deadline for filing applications lor free cotton classing and market news services. Applirr.tions should be sent to U. s. Department of Agriculture, i PMA. Cotton Branch, P. O. Box ' 363. Memphis 1, Terni. Air Tour to End Tonight LITTLE ROCK. July 16. (AP> — Arkansas' 17th annual air lour will end at Pine Bluff tonight with the selection of the state's woman of the year In aviation. About 150 air-minded Arkansuns .uarted the tour frrxfi Little Rock yesterday, swung through the northern section. They were to fly to Hope, Hot Springs and Pine Bluff today. Luciano Ordered Back To Sicily by Rome Police ROME. July 16 H'Pi—Charles "Lucky" Luciano has to get out of to\vn. Roman police released him from jail yesterday declaring tiicj- found no evidence connecting the former New York vice lord with a reported dope ring. But they said they did not want him around Rome anyhow. So Luciano, deported" three sears ago from the United States." will have to leaves this gay capital Monday for the barren town of Lercarn Firiddi in Sicily where he was born But he'll have one consolation-he can take his new girl-friend, dancer igea Lissom, wilh him. .iead Courier News Want Nevill Blakemort. Mrs. Raymond Shamlin will be hostess to the Avalon Bunco Club. The Go-.iell W.S.C.S. will meet at the church at 2:30 p.m.. and will Inter j?o to the home of Mrs. Kenney for a program meeting. Friday Mrs. Lenrtennie Fowler will he hostess to the C.B.C. Club. Mrs. Harry Bogan will entertain the Friday .took Club. PROFIT By Reading tfe Classified Ads Ei;e,y Day! PROFIT By Advertising In The Classifietl Columns When You Want to Buy or Sell ADS PLACED BEFORE 9 WILL APPEAR SAME DAY All Classified Advertising Payable in Advance PHONE 4461 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS SOFT WATER ON YOUR FARM You caii enjoy the wonderful convenience and economy of havtnjc sftft water on your farm if you eel a modem Water Softener from BUILDERS SUPPLY, Inc. So. Highway 61 Phone 2431 Firm Incorporates LITTLE ROCK. July 16. CAP) — Stanwood Bro- Inc. of' Camdcn filed articles of incorporation yesterday to operate a wholesale merchandising business. Authorized capital was listed at $30.000. Incorporate rs: S.K. Wozencraft, D.W. Dewar and D.S. Wozencraft. Continuous Shows Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 1:00 a.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:30 p.f LISTEN TO KLCN Saturday Serial: "Batman and Robin" No. I and Short Continuous Showing Sat. 12:30-11:3* Sunday and Monday Edward, My Son wtth Sp«nrer Tracy anrt Deborah Kcrr Paramount New> *. Selected Short* Cent Showing Sunda? 1:15-11:• Oflirc O.ieii!- ti:4* Show Siarls 1:00 Opens Sunrtaj I :(Mh StarU 1:15^ Conilnu(iu> Show* Sat ft Sua. Ha TR-T in N i s h I Kve r> Night i No pavsrt hnnurrrf nr Sundx? at Rnxj Theatre RENT A CAR Drive Anywher* Yon Pleas« Simpson Oil Co. Phone 937 FRAZIER BUS LINES Charter Service For Church Organizations, Baseball Clubs, etc. Licensed & Insured Licensed & Insured for Your Protection Call for GUI Schedul« Phone 2.191 or <!ln2 Saturday Serial: "Ohnst of 7.orrn" No. and Selected Short Co^thll!uu^ Showing Saturday 12:30 Il:3« Sunday and Monday (DOUBLE FEATURE) Blondie's Reward Trnn.T Sln^lrlon and Arthur Lake Return of the Badmen with Randolph Scut* To* Mnvlrlone \ew> * 8h*rt fnnl Showln! Snmtaf It3» in 11:*

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