The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 15, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 15, 1949
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:PAG» FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NETVS FRIDAY, 'APRIL IB, Vmelia Saliba, Society Editor / 1'hone 4461 Miss I la Margaret Rogers Weds lAaron Johnson Btackwel! at Church Mls» n* Murgaret Rofcers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Frank Anderson Rocers Sr became the brid« of Aaron Johnsun Blackwell, son ol Robert Coatoe BlackweU and the late Mrs. Blackwell, this afternoon m one 01 "the mwt outstanding nuptial* ol the current season. '• The double ring ceremony was silcmni«cd at me First Methodist. 'Church to the presence o( a large number ,-i guests. The Rev. Allen D. fetewtrt, pastor, officiated. I A Gothic arch of 30 white candles with a branched candelabra at each Vlng of the arch, against a solid "background of Woodwardia trees ••formed a beautiful setting for the Veddlng party. Each candelabra was marked with a white satin rosette *rom which fell satin streamers. "A ball of white flowers Including Jilles, snapdragons and stock centered with a huge white satin bow was placed at the center of the arch. At each side of the pre dleu, which was covered with a white aisle cloth. ; were four bssketa of Madona lilies '"with a bank of potted lilies flanking "the baskets. The altar, outlined in •lacy fern completed the setting with the chancel rail candles casting a loft glow over the wedding party. " A program of nuptial music wns Iron stands filled with stock and snapdragons Bits of News Mostly Pe>Uo*iai •presented by organist and Larry T. Moore Jr. Miss Jane McAdams. • vocalist, as the guests gathered. Included In Mr. Moore's selections Vere "Andantlno In D Flat" by TLamarre, "Tramurle" by Schuman and "Andante Movement" by Beethoven. The bridal chorus from Lohengrin was used as the processional and the recessional was Men- .'delssohn's "Wedding March." Soft strains of "Prayer" could be heard r durtng the exchanging of vows. ' Miss McAdam'S selection Included '•Because" by D'Hardelot and 'I "love The" by Grieg. .' Miss Me A dams chose a gown -•fashioned with a black skirt with the white bodice trimmed In rhtne- •tones. She pinned a corsage of a-ardenias at her shoulder. Bltitr 1. Maid of Honor Preceding the bride down the aisle were the feminine attendants Miss Mary Elizabeth Rogers, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor and the bridesmaids were Mrs. Frank Anderson Rogers Jr. of Newport 'Miss Dorothy Jean Higglnson and Miss Jettye Clalr Huffman. • They wore Identical gowns o aqua taffeta fashioned with a por trait neckline. The full skirt fel Into «oft folds from the fitted bo home of the bride's parents. Arranged In tlie receiving rooms of the home were floor vases In white wrought gladioli, placed, at each side of the French doors leading into the dining room. Tlie table was centered with the traditional white wedding cake encircled with gardenias. Triple branched candelabra of crystal holding tall white tapers flanked the centerpiece, A formal arrangements of nil white flowers centered the buffet completing the decorations. Mrs. Eugene Dozler of Little Rock, sister of (he groom, presided over the refreshment table. She was assisted by Mrs. T. H. Caraway, Mrs. Henry Humphreys, Miss Vcrn Goodrich and Mrs. Joseph W. Mc- Hnncy Miss Annclla Humphreys was in charge of the bride's book. Euch was presented gardenias to wear In her hair. To Live at Armorel Out of town guests Included Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Rogers Jr. of Newport, Mrs, Eugene Dozler of Little Itock, Tliart Vance. Morchoitse Mo., and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Webb of Joiner. Following the reception, t li c uple left on a wedding trip be- returning to Armorel to insike lelr home. The bride wore for nveling, a suit of kelly green gab- rdlne, an original Kay Soks model, nartly trimmed with buttons nml irn lapels. She pinned her bridal rchid at her qhoulder Mr. and Mrs. Rogers Sr. cnter- aincd members of the wedding at le rehearsal dinner, In the Col- nlnl Room of Hotel Noble last Ighl The tnbles were centered with a ow white glass bowl filled with an rrangcment ol gladioli, stock and napdragons flanked by white tap- rs In while glass holders. Greenery was placed down the center of the ables adding to the attractlvcnes of the decorations. dice. Each carried a fan shnpec Miss Reid Complimented With Aflcnioon Party Mrs. Fred Flccman entertained willi an afternoon parly yesterday iu hu home, 423 North Madison, coinpIlmrntlnB Miss Maxlne Reid, wlio will become the bride of Rob- ei'i Nelll Rector ol Oklahoma City Okla., tomorrow afternoon at the home ol the Imtlc-olects parents. Mr. nnil Mrs. Max B. Reid. Approximately 05 gue.its called between the hours of 4:30 and 5:M, Special guests and out of town guests Included, Mrs. A. J. H Reid of Jp.ckfon. Tcnn.. grandmother ol the bride-elect, Mr.s. Max D. Reid, and Mrs. R. J Mi'Kiunon, Mrs. Gene Fleeman and Mrs. Riley Jones of Manila. Tlic dining [able, wiis covered with an Italian cut work cloth and centered with a .striking arrangement of lilac.s, cherry blossoms and l«lc pink tulips In n low silver bowl. The centerpiece was flanked by tall white tapers burning in silver holders. The butfct was centered with a similar arrangement of the one on the table. Arranged throughout the entertaining rooms of the home were bouquets ol lilacs tulip.5 snd pink dogwood. Mrs. W. C. HlRglnson and Mrs. Chester Caldwell presided at the table Tho was also assisted by Mrs. Russell Farr. Miss Marguerite Matthews and Mrs. Frank Whltwortli. Miss Reid chose for this occasion. a navy blue sheer frock with navy accessories and pinned n corsage of ale pink carnations at her shoul- er, whlcli was presented to her by he hc.ste.55 Slie also presented her girt in her silver pattern. New Mayor's Wife Receives Roses 0- '• Claudius Fernet rose forming th throat of Met) lily and entermingle with yellow satin petals. Kne length streamers of satin fell from the bouquets. The bride, given In marriage b her father, wore a wedding gown o 'white Skinner's satin. An elaborn design of pearls outlined the hlg • neckline of the bodice and each sld of the Insertion of Illusion whlc extends over the shoulders. Th 'long fitted sleeves formed Into li '•points over the hands. The ti skirt, worn over period hoops developed into voluminous folds extending Into a long train. Her double tiered fingertips veil fell from a ^bonnet of pleated Imported Illusion with a soft niching at the edge uf the brim. • She carried a pinnacle bouquet similar to those of the feminine attendants. Crystal white roses formed the cenler of each Madona lily which was outlined with white satin petals. A pure white orchid centered the bridal bouquet. Father Serves as Best Man Mr. Blackwell served his son a. best man with ushers being Jamc Rogers, brother of the bride. Her bert Childs and Thad Vance o "- Morehouse, Mo. Mrs. Rogers wore a navy bin : Esenberg original with matchtn ; accessories. Her frock was complc mented with a shoulder corsage gardenias. Reception at Home Immediately following the cere- . mony, a reception was held at the Mrs. Mahon Is Hostess To Avalon Bunco Club Mrs. Paul Mahou ans hostes yesterday when she entertained th Avalon Bunco Club at her home 126 West Kentucky. Oilier than th club members, there were two ne members. Mrs. Gene Ellis and Mrs. Norval J. Humphrey. During the bunco games, high score went to Mrs. Raymond Shnm- lin with Mrs. Ellis receiving low and Mrs. Eddie Ford, bunco. Attractively arranged In the en- crtaining rooms of the home were ases of iris and other spring llow- rs. The hostess served refreshments f a salad plate with iced drinks. Handicraft Club to Meet Vliss Julia Vermillion's Marriage Is Announced The marriage of Miss Julia Elizabeth VcrmilUon of San Diego, Catil. formerly of Blytbevillc to Fied L Robinson of Keiser. -son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Robinson, was •uuwunccd today by her sister, Mri Coady Eaton. The wedding was solemnized April 4 in Osccola at the home of Bob Green, justice of the peace there. Miss Uuford Donivim and Thermon Montgomery .both of Kciser, were their only attendants. The bride wore a brown tailored suit wltlj palamino accessories. Her frock was complemented with a corsage of pink camellias. The couple will reside in Keiser where Nil'. Robinson Is manager of the Kelser Hardware Company. Mrs. Jack O'Kcefe and daughter Darian of Memphis are spending several days here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Burns. Mr. O'Kcefe will ".rrive tomorrow to spend the weekend here and accompany Mrs. O'Keefe and daughter home. Mr.s. Elma Crowrter and son. Billy Crowder, Mrs. Alma Bass and their guest, Mrs. Fletcher B. demon of rjenver, CoN>., and Mrs. Jerry Holly of Cooler, spent Tuesday and Wednesday In Memphis. Lloyd Lawson Koontz and Grant. Harold collar were the only two students from Mississippi Count;, who qualified for the Dean's List for the first nine weeks of the Spring semester at Arkansas Polytechnic College. Russcllville, H was announced today by Dean Alfred J. Crabaugh. Hilly Crowder rclurnc'l to Mount Vernon, III., after having spent several days here with his mother. Mrs. Elimi Crowclet unri hi.s sister. Mrs. Fletcher B. demon of Denver, Colo., who is visiting in Blvthovllle Miss Frances Shousn arrived from the University of Arkansas. Fuy- ettevllle. where she is a student, to spend her Easier holidays here with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Shouse. Jere Reid arrived home from the University of Arkansas to spend his Easter holidays here v,'lth his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Maj B. Reid. Hi' came especially to attend the wedding of Ills sister. Miss Maxine Reid, to Robert Nell! Rector which will be fioleunlzed tomorrow afternoon nt 4 o'clock at the home of her parents. Mr. ..nd Mrs. Reid also have as their uuest, Mr. Reid's mother. Mrs. A. J. H. Reid of Jackson. Tenn.. who was enroute home from Florida where she had been vlsil- Imj with another son. Miss Marion Mays, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Mays of Blytlic- ville. will be a member of the queen's court at the May Day Festival to be held at Blue Mountain College. Blue Mountain, Miss, Mr. and Mrs. Burl McNair of Bragg City, Mo., are the parents of a daughter born Tuesday morn- hif! at Walls Hospital in Blythevillc The couple's first child, she lias pedal Meeting Held y Methodist W.S.C.S. The Women's Society of Chrislian ervice of the Gosnell Methodist hurch held a social all clay meet- ig yesterday at the rhurch and a overed dish InndunP There were members present, .,,,,. Miss Mildred Osmcnl, district romnllon secretary ol the W.b.C.b^ as the guest speaker. & During the business session, IMT olluwlng new officer!, were elected or the new year beginning in June: ill's J C. Davis, president; Mrs. B. L. Maxwell, vice-president, Mrs. iarold Medlin. secretary; Mrs. Marin Rast. treasurer; Mrs. Mervln Cook, secretary of missionary education and service; Mrs. Roy Hon, ccrctary of Christian and social •elations and Mrs. Lee Hill, secretary of literature and publication. Egg Hunt and picnic at the church at 11 a.m. An Easter Egg Hunt will be held for the Primary and Junior departments of the First Christian Church at 2:30 p.m ,at the church. Courier News Photo Mrs. uoylc Henderson Heft) receives a bouquet ol roses from Evelyn Bowcn, li. daughter ol Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bowcn of BlyUicvlUe, at special inaugural ceremonies Tuesday night, when Mr Henderson took ollice as mayor. The ceremonies >vero arrai.ged by a citizens committee headed by A. F. Dietrich and included a talk by Municipal Judge Uraliam Sudbury The inaugural was held before an audience that filled Ihe municipal courtroom in City Hall. Continuous Shows Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:<IO ^ L1STKN TO K.LCN ~ 8:00 a.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m. and Baptist Sunbeam Band Holds Regular Meeting The Sunbeam Band of the Num....... , bcr Nine Baptist Church met yes- idays witll their parents, Mr. and | lerday afternoon at the school for Mrs. Charles CrigKer, Jr. Misses Evelyn Jrai t'igg Inez Henderson will arrive home today from Vamlerbilt University. Nashville. Tenn., to spend the liol- been named Judy Gail. Mrs. McNair Mrs. Lutes Is Hostess To Demonstration Club The Dogwood Home Demonstration Club met Wednesday afternoon at the Dogdood Clubhouse with Mrs. Charlie Lutes as hostess. There were 18 members and 2 new mem- Tli? women's handicraft club will meet Mc'Priay night. April 18, at 7 o'clock in the County Agents' Office at the Court House. A demonstration on "Glass Etching" will be given, it was announced today by Mrs. Omar Stevens, president. bers, Mrs. S. P. King and Mrs. Howard Franks present. During the business session tlie club voted to donat S25 to the War Memorial Fluid. The devotional wns given by Mrs. Lutes with Mrs. Ira Koonce leading the group singing. The next meeting will be held April f\, with Miss Mildred Kager- man, Ark-Mo Power Company Home Demonstrator as guest speaker. is the former Miss Betty Lou Fesmire. They formerly resided in the New Liberty Community. Cullen Dlxon, Perry Lee Adkisson and 'Charles Muiiins. all students at the university ol Arkansas. Payctteville, arrived home lo spend the Easter weekend with their parents. Mr. and Mrs. F. T. Dixon. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Artki.i- son and Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Mullins. Whilncv Morgan, who attendsTu- lane University in New Orleans. La., is spending the holidays here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J, Whitney Morgai.. Miss Billy June Rogers, student at the University of Mississippi. Oxford, and Guy Rogers, who at- enris Arkansas State. Jonesboro, Mrs. J. A. Pigg and Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Smith. Dr. and Mrs. J. A. Saliba left this morning for Little Rock, where Dr. Saliba will attend a meeting- of the Arkansas Medical Association. They will be accompanied home ta- nii-'lit by tlielr daughter. Miss Alice Saliba. who is connected with the Crippled Children's Association there, and will spend the Easter weekend here. Dr. and Mrs. Saliba will also have as their guests their sons, Joe Saliba who is a student at Louisiana State jiiivcrslty. Baton Rouge, La., and Albert Saliba, who Is employed in St. Louis, Mo. Mrs. Laura Crawford of Gosnell had as her guests yesterday, her sister. Mrs. Cora Hanktns and daughters. Mary Nell and Maxine of Pfltiucah. Ky.. and her niece, Mrs. Arch Sheets and Mr. Sheets and daughter, Carolyn Sue of Detroit, Mich. Miss Juanita Eberdt, student at Hcndrix College, Conway, will arrive home tonight to spend the Easter holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Eberdt and her sister. Mrs. Joe VnnCleve, Mr. Vau- Cleve and son, Benny Joe. their regular meeting The meeting opened with the repeating of the watchword, after which Mrs. Bessie Rustin offered prayer anil tlie devotional. The story, •'Church on a Boat" was given during tlie sto!.* hour. Thi •roup was dismissed with prayer iy Miss Ernestine French. The room was decorated with bouquets of iris and iulips. Adding la the decorations were the novel egg shell tulips marie by the children. Refreshments were served by the following hostesses: Betty Gale Coats, Jewel Presley, Bonita Harold, I Olivia Sue Coats and Leona Brown- | ing. Coming Events Social Calendar Saturday The junior G. A.'s of the First Baptist Church will have an Easter Umbrellas of asbestos have beet used by German firemen to ware off flames shooting out fr,om burn ing buildings. . vlll arrive today to spend the Enser holidays with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Rogers. | Mr. and Mrs. Ortell Sanders of Walls, Miss., will arrive tomorrow to spend the Easter weekend with : her mother, Mrs. M. O. Usrey. ' Mr. anrl Mrs. W. S. Johnston will have as their guesl over the holidays. their daughter, Miss Rosemary Johnston, who is a student at Birmingham Southern. Birmingham Ala. Charles Crlgser III arrived from the University of Arkansas. Puy- ettevllle. to spend Ihe Easter weekend here with his parents, Mr. and The average full-grown grizzly bear is nine feet long. At The Ho.snitals Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. A. L. Stewart, Cape Oirar- deau. Mo. Rev. A. L. Stewart, Cape Glrar- cleau, Mo. Everett Milligan. Benton. Mo. Mrs Frank Wilks, Caruthersvllle, Mo. Mrs. Chester ifcnson, city. Mrs. Harvey Morris, city. Mrs. Burl McNair and baby, Rt. 2, city. Vernon Ray Haynes, city. For Easter she hopes you remember THE GIFT SHOP 103 East Main Street Last Time Today Cry of the City with Victor Mature and Richard Conte Paramount News & Short Saturday ONE DAY ONLY Serial "BRUCE GENTRY" No. 7 Also Cartoon COMING SOON TO THE RITZ April 21-22-23—THE SNAKE PIT with Olivia DeHaviUnd and Mark Stevens t'^ April 24-25—UNFAITHFULLY YOURS with R«r Harrison and Linda Darnell April 27-28-29—RED RIVER with John Wayne & Joanne Dm LITTLE WOMEN with Eliiabeth Taylor, June Allyson & Peter Lawford TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALI, GAME with Esther Williams, Gene Kelly and FranV Sinatra Bo* Office Operi «:30 Shun SU.ti 6:45 Open* SuntUj 1:M; Start* 1:15 Conlinauui Show* 8tt & Sun Bartiln Night Evert Nl{h1 Except S»lurdij o passe, honored on Strada; at Rorj Theatre Last Time Today The Bi Clock with Ray Mil land Selected Short SubjecU Saturday You'll Find Something You Really Need At This BARGAIN-PACKED AUCTION SALE , • SATURDAY, APRIL 2 p.m. & 7 p.m, JUST A FEW OF THE COUNTLESS ITEMS ON SALE: SHE WOULD LIKE TO HAVE FLOWERS for EASTER Express your love on this Kasler Sunday with an ex(|tiisilc gift from The Flower Shop. It's such a little thing to remember . . . yet so much appreciated hy her. Whether you choose the traditional Easter lily plant, a lovely corsage for her to wear that day, an attractive bouquet of fresh cut flowers, or any one of many beautiful potted plants to grace the home . . . it's here at The Flower Shop. Serial "Jnngteland" No. > Also Cartoon Sunday & Monday wHh Fni MacMcmr FMI Ntwt an* e«t*M Bed Springs Ice Boxes Kerosene Water Heater New Roll-A-Way Heds New l!>;droom Suite New Chests of Drawers I'scd breakfast Room Suite House I'aint New KHchenware Used Radios Chicken Brooders Rope, Tarpaulins Small Electric Appliances 200 Straw Hats Men's .Sox Ory Goods Notions Ladies Shoes Money Back Guarantee Everything Is sold on R posit'-ft money-hack guarantee. You must be happy with your purchase. If she is far away, cheer her with a gift of flowers sent by wire. She'll lie so glatl you remembered. Please Phone Your Order Early SWAP SHOP 403 East Moin BlythevilU THE Glcncoe Ruilding FLOWER Telephone 4401

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