The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 23, 1952 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 23, 1952
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PAGE FOUR Pat (9 . J. At czociefy, /Vewd. Mulling, Society Editor f Phun« 4461 BLYTIIEVIU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Mary M. Dowdy Is Bride of Lr.A. D. Hardy Mks Mary Morrl.wn Dowdy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Dowdy of Blytheville, became the bride of Lt, Alton Dudley Hardy, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Hardy of lily- thevllle, in a double rnig ceremony performed by Chaplain R. n. Johnston at Vance Air Force Chapnl in Enid, OkLi.. Pi-May. Mrs. Dowdy attended her daughter as malron ot honor. She chose for Ihe occasion a black faille suit with white trlrn touched with pearls and rhlnestones. Her corsage was of white carnations. The bride wore a knit-suit of champaln uelge with black accessories and pinned a corsafje of red sweetheart rosebuds at her shoulder. Lt. Joseph K. Anderson served Lt. Hardy fl« best man. Mrs. Hardy, mother of Ihe groom, wa« drereed In an rtqua gaberdine dress with black velvet trim. She wore a corsage of white carnallons. The couple left for n Southern weeding trip following the ceremony, and are now In Btytheville, visiting their parents .They will make their home In Waco, Tex. Out-of-town guests were Mr. and nnd Mrs. J, K. Anderson of Shreveport, La., Lt. Bob Laauwe. Lt. Hen Krnljor, Sgt. George Kins, Lt. Lee Collard and Lt. Jack Eckenrod from the Air Force Base. Lt. Hardy received his commlB- r 'on and wings at ft graduation r?rcmony held Immediately before the wedding. Banquet Is Given At Osceola Church OSCEOLA—A mlnlatuer snow- covered church centered Ihe main „ table In the Otnlng room of the First Baptist Church Thursday night for the first Training Banquet honoring the deacons, officers and teachers of the Sunday School and Training Unlon,^ . Christmas greenery, red candles (n silver candelabra and YnleUde place cards were used on all tables. Garlands of cedar and holly with large red bells at Intervals fc.stoned the beams and posts. As the 105 guesls arrived. Mrs. Percy H. Herring and Mrs. Roy Dll- Jarri pinned ribbons of various.col- ors upon each to denote the amount and number of seals or diplomas held by the' Individual for training courses In the Sunday School or Training Union. Miss Grace Lovelace, educational (secretary of the church, was Iho only member holding the maslcr diploma for completion of -18 books. The Rev. Percy H. Herring .pastor, is ihe only other member holding the advance diploma for 'completion of 32 books. Superintendent of the Sunday School, J. B. strlckllng, was toastmaster . for the occasion. Mrs. Strickllng, assisted by Mrs. Gilbert Mastin, was in charge o[ banquet plans and decorations. .Nfrs. B. E. Moore, program chairman, Introduced Mrs. Floyd Chaffin of Alexandria, La,, who led the group In Kinging Christmas carols.. A devotional was given by Miss Cora Hogan and a reading by Helen Moore. More People Join Celebration Of Christmas Day in Blytheville From mnny colleges In the nation, Blvtlierillc students are 1 here, seeing friends again, and being entertained at a whirl of parties. Amotitf the social events, are (he club dances, which have been giv- by the University Club, the Variety Club, the Cotillion Club, nnd one soon lo be given at the Country Cttlb., Several groups have given private formal dances, which have been of wide social Interest, since guest list* have been made up of residents from Mississippi County. Memphis and Missouri. Bl.vdievllle women have been entertained wllh a whirl of bridge parties, coffees and leas. From Young Harris college in Young Harris. Or,., comes Miss Mona Joy Galnes. to visit her parents. Mr, and Mrs. Russell dairies, for tlic holidays. Bobby Oshorne. who Is n student nt University of Mississippi.- Oxford, is the guest of his parents. Miss Sue Oshorne, student at Arkansas State also is nt home for Christmas. Mr. and Mrs. Abe Kirmlngham have as their holiday guest their son, Charles Klnnlnghnm. student Mississippi stale College. Warren McClurc and Miss Sara Harrison have arrived at tlieir homes for the holidays from Arkansas Tech In Russellvllle. Mis Annette Whistle and 'Albert Falrfleld have arrived from Southern Methodist University, Dallas. Tex., for the Christinas holidays. Charles McDjuiIe). atnrfent at . Northwestern University, and Bobby student at Kendall , Junior College, both nt Emutan, HI., are the Kiiests of their parents, Mr, and Mrs. C. N. Mcnnnlel Janies O. Gentry, third clnss petty officer who hns been servlni- aboard Ihe USS Chanticleer off Japan for the past six months, has arrived home to spend a M-day leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs, S. Jj. Gentry. Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Gentry, Jr., of St. Louis B!FO are visiting their parents nnd brother. Mlfs Nlta Rose Tlnll and Mi?s Marina Nichols, students nt William Woods' College at Pulton, Mo have arrived to be the holiday guests of their parents. Rome other Blytheville girls, students at Missouri colleges, who are here nrr- Miss Botsy Hell nnd Miss Joan Perkins from Llndenwood College in St. Charles, and Miss Doris Bean from Columbia. Mlfs Mary Louise O'Brien, who is a student at Travccca Nnznrcnc College In Nashville is the Christmas guest of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Kcotl, and her brothers, Johnny O'nrlen, and Oene O'Brien, who Is stationed nt Tlaln- brldge. Md., and Is spending Christmas leave here, Bill Wilson of Little Rock will arrive this week to spend C<iristmns holidays Vlth his sister, son Day. Jr., nnd Mr. Mrs. Ma- Day. nnd , . . his mother, Mrs. Jullnn Wilson. Bracey Claims Marion Bride Tn a candlelight ceremony performed yesterday In Marion. Miss Amm nclte While of Marion became the bride of Lt. nil! Eugene Dracey at Iho Methodist Church there, Tlic bride Is the daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. Carl Dempsey While of Marlon and Lt. Bracey Is me son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Eugene Bracey. The Rev. Alf Bason officiated at he pledge of vow's before nn altar loldlng' (all cathedral topers nnd of white chrysanthemums. Flanking the nlUr were baskets of itant white mums, before a background o( woojlwardln trees. A progrnin of , nuptial music was presented by, Miss Marietta Bftrham of Mona, Mrs. D, L. Williams of West Memphis,'and n. 0. Allen of BlytnevlUc. . •' ' -.'..• Given In nmrrlngc by her father. he bride wore a gown of Ivory slipper satin, styled with niv elongated bodice, the yoke of which \vafi sprinkled with' see.d pearls, The.lohg apcrcd sleeves ended in petal points over the hands. Her gathered skirt vns poised over period hoops nnd extended Into n cathedral train. Her 'Ingerdp veil of misty illusion fell rom a Juliet of roscpolnt lace encrusted with pearls. She carried rt bouquet of white orchids, liny pnm- sctlitts and majinc. Mrs. George Bachelor, Jr.. of Con- wny, wus Iior sister's' nmtron of They spent the evening playing par- 1 honor, and bridesmaids were Mrs: ty games. Church Department Has Christmas Party Teachers of the Primary Department Two of the First Baptist Church were entertained at the home of Mrs. Elgle Brown Saturday evening. Party games were played and refreshments were served. After personal gifts were exchanged, their superintendent, Mrs. .Winnie Huffman, was presented a pln.ce setting In her pattern of silver by the group. -Jn e . AoJ/ji'/j Bl.vlheville Hospital Dismisced: Hunter Hughes. City Mrs. J. L. Lyon and baby. Steele Mrs. Horace McCullom, Lusorn Wnlls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. R. Skelton and baby, City Margaret Hntson. City Thelma Crawford, Memphis Irene Borum, Memphis Mrs. Daisy Martin. Steele Mary Jeffere, City Gny M. Lowdcr of West Memphis, sister of the bride. Miss Roberta Bnicey w sisler of the groom, Mrs. John Ed RCRenold. and Miss Mnr- thn Mann of Marion. Their gowns were of coral velvet nnd nylon tulle over laffela with shirred slrnpless bodices and pleated tulle velvet, cummerbunds. They H'ore soft velvet stoles fnsfenerl with single Jewel buttons. The gathered skirts were over period hoops nnd their headbands ifere of matching velvet. They cnrried while pompom chrysanthemums, holly leaves 'nnd berries tied with prren velvet. John Ed Regcnold served as befl man and groomsmen were Kverett B. Gee, Jr.. Marion Smith. Put Burks nnd Gordon Hnlscll. Mrs. White VA ore rv cown ot Iridescent preen tnfMn with matching accessories and a brown orchid corsage. Mis. Brncey wore a navy Inffctn «iown with matching ncces- sorlcs nnd pmple orchids. Following Ihe reception -held si Ihe Ceniury Club house, the couple left tor a southern wedding trip, the bride wearing a ro,<e beige three piece suit with brown accessories. They will live in Monlirie, Gn.. where Lt. Bracey Is stationed with the Air Force. Assisting nt the reception were Miss Patricia Wets of Brlnkloy, Ml.-.s Jeanne Jamcll of Fort Smith, Miss Hnmonn Cniflon. nnd Miss Joan Curlln, Miss Lorinc Lumpkln and Miss Bylvln Flnlcy. all of Marlon. Otll-of-lown guests were Mrs. Robert oladleltcr of Tnlsn, Miss Alice Bnrrus of Texarkann, Miss Linda Durham of DcCJilecn, Fred Fuust nnd Miss Lnurn Faust of West Helena. Mr. and Mrs. I. D. Brncey nnd Mr. nnd Mrs. H. L. Brn- cey of Cnrulhersvllle, Mo, Christmas Dance Honors Club Here Mr. and Mrs. Tclcr Buchanan. Mr. and Mrs.-Bill Young, Mr. nnd Mrs. Hlchnrd Becker and Mr. and Mrs. John Caudlll entertained nt Hotel Noble for members of Ihe Cn- llllion Club Saturday evening wllh a Christmas dance. Out of town KLIP Manila, Lcactivllte, Chicago. : Tho Christmas innlif used In decorating' consisted ot greenery and pine cones in the windows, holly nnd mistletoe, silver nnd green balls and candles. The refreshment table held large candles, garlanded by greenery. ts were Steele, from nnd Christmas Party Held For S and 0 Club - • Members of Ihe 3 nnd q Clnb held their annual Christinns supper nnd election of officers at Hicc- Stix.tnclorv SaUndny night. After gifts \verc exchanged. Miss Luclndn Cole wns elected secretary nnd treasurer, and Mrs. Put Skcl- lon wns elected reporter. ! Bits of News • Robert Crafton, at San Diego, nr. Frank Smith of Pcorla 111 has arrived to be the guest of his daughter, Mrs, R. p. Klrshner, Mr Klrshner and family, for Ihe holidays, and an extended visit. Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Knndseh have us their guest, their daughter, Miss ikfiirlel Knuctecn, who Is an officer candidate in the WAP at Lackland Air Force Base In San Antonio, Te Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fer- Sjuson for Ihe holidays will be Ihelr daughter, Miss Arilen Ferguson of Dallas, Tex., and their soli, Joe Ferguson, Jr., and Mrs. Ferguson of Savannah. Mr, and Mrs. Bert Lynch of St. Louis will be their guest of Mr. Lynrh's parents, .Mr. >lnd Mrs. a. A. Lynch, and his brother, Louis Lynch, for the holiday sea-<\on. They will arrive tomorrow. Mr. nnd Mrs. William R, Hartl- gan and their son, Bill o( Hartford. Conn,, will spend Christmas nt (lie home of Mrs. Hartlgan's family Mr and Mrs. C. W. Affllck. Mr. find Mis. Jerry Bergcr and children of Berkley, Calif., have arrived to spend the holidays her parents, Afr. and Mrs. George Johns. j Spaman Recruit who Is stationed ri , i Calif., is the guest of his parents', Mr. nnd Mrs. W. L. Crnfton. Another son, Airman Apprentice Billy Crnfton. who Is stationed, hi Memphis, will Join lhe;n for New Years. Mrs. O. O. EHdi'is nnd children have arrived to be with her mother, Mrs. G. V. Daws, who Is-seriously 1U. Mr. nnd Mrs. Fish Miles, Jr., nnd daughters. Sally nnd Marilyn will nrrlvc from Kansas City, to be the holiday guests of Mrs. Miles' parent*. Mr. nut! Mis, C. W. Rumey. How-ell Boyd lias arrived from the University of Nebraska In Lincoln to visit' his parents. Mr, ami Mrs. Au- breV Boyd. They plan to' spend Christinas with relatives In Som- nicrvllie, Tcnn. S'Sgi. nnd Mrs. Mike R. Mathews of Montgomery, Ala., have arrived here for the holiday season with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Moody. Mr. and Mrs. Alan Barrett and Mr. nnd Mrs. E. a. Lovell have as their' guest's, their children, S : Sgt. and Mrs. P!. w. Caldwell. Mr. and Mrs, R. H. Jones of Osceola are spending the Christmas !joliilnys as. guests of the former's sister-in-law, Mrs. Minnie Garvin. •\nd family in Huston. Ln. They will nlso visit Dr. nnd Mrs. Floyd Chaf- fln In Alexandria. La. Mrw. Chaffin was the gtiefit of her sisters, Mrs. A. J. Florida and Mrs. Sam Willams. in Osceola several days this week while Dr. Chaffin was, Blending the mid-winter meet lng ; : b(- :he Executive Committee.,'of .rjic Southern . Baptist Convention In iVnshvjllc. .; '••-..• >'" -' Miss Colleen McNew.-of Osceola tins been' appointed telephone calls 'hnlrman of'lhe Mississippi County Home Economists Club. Mr. nnd.Mrs. M. W. Fulgham arc leaving this afternoon for Wash-. ing, D. C., to spend the Christmas holidays wllh their daughter, Mrs. Norris King, Mr. King nnd (heir, two children. S-Sgt. nnd Mrs. W. O. Ward and children of Fair/point, .o.. visited his family, Mr. and -Mrs. C. E. Ward, over the .week end. Gunners Mnte Second Class Carl I,. Ballard, who Is "stationed in ishington.-D. C., Is (he guest ofi nbcth niul Carlene. Mrs. Hailnrd was formerly Mi?a Mildred Ward. Luther .Goings, jr., student nt the University of Arkansas School of Pharmacy in Little Rock will arrive home tomorrow to be tile guest of his parents. Mr. and Mis. .ntlier Goings, Sr. His wife arrived here Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Warren, will spend Christmas In Corinth, Miss,, Country Club Is Scene of Dance Given by Mr.'and Mrs. S.F. Morris Mr. a»d Mrs) Samuel T. Norrls entertained with a : supper dance last night at the Country Club -in their 25th wedding celebration of anniversary. Tills fact was not disclosed to the guests until their arrival'when they saw the words "Sam and Maureen, 192-7-1952" written acro.w tfto large mirror above Ihe fireplace. The theme of a Christmas supper party In n plaiitnlion home was poupled with the wedding anniversary throughout Hie affair. Gueits were greeted by their host and hostess In front of a lai-ge Rally decorated Christmas tree in the ballroom. Receiving with them were their daughter. Miss 'Hccn Norris, student nt University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mrs Norrls' mother, Mrs.' Robert B. U>e King, and her brother. R ' Morris King, of Cleveland. Miss. An oil painting of Santa Claus, by Ihe host, centered the mantel which also wa.s- trimmed with greenery and Christmas bulls,, flanked with red candles In silver candelabra and white wedding bells. The three-unit supper table, arranged against the west wall, had a centerpiece of holly nnrt red maline puffs In n silver container, (ranked ivilh red cnndles in silver candelabra. MinlaturiS wedding bells adorned tiie candelabra and .larger bells, tied with red satin bows, hung from the glass fop table. The beverage table hnd a centerpiece of red carnation.-! and thin- Ing baits circled the twin cham- paane punch bowls. The Christmas tree theme also was emphnsued in Ihe white tree in nnolher corner and miniature trees In nn nrrangRinent of greenery and red candles on the white piano. , Throughout the ball room were clusters of large white bells, tied with red .satin bows .interspersed with arrangements of mistletoe beneath the balconies. The colonial theme also wn« carried out In the With Ihe ChrlstniM tupp«r menu served buffet fashion, the guests were tented at tables decorated with candles, surrounded wllh holly, and twin wedding biftls tied with sliver streamers. These were -arranged In three rooms, decorated In the same mollf. •'..'• Assisting the hostess were Mrs. F. E, Black, Mrs. Jidsw Borum. Mrs. C. C.'Councllle, Mrs. p. r>. Foster, Mrs. C. M. Noble, Mrs. W. J, Pollard and Mrs.'. Arthur Vance. Piano music was played by Willie Bloom of Osceola, who featured songs popular 55 years ago. Included In the out-of-town guest list were Mrs.. Robert E. Lee King and Mr. and Mrs, R. Morris King of Cleveland, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Doss and son, David Doss, of Beebe; Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Garnrr of Greenwood. Miss., who returner! several days ago from a year spent In Pakistan; Mrs. Selma Levy Allenberg, Ml5s Joan Stewart, Sergei* Dongart, all 'of Memphis; Mr. and Mrs, Stan Barton of Omaha. , tin. Otn* TMford, Mr*. W. X. *uUcn, who k Uw hoiu«gue<t of her parents, Mr. »r.d Mri. p. D. Poster, Mrs. Paul Jone, Mrs. M. Q. Partlow, Mrs. Adolph HelnlcVe, and Mrs. N'oble Gill. Luncheon was served from small tables centered with small Christmas treei and the Christmas motif is used throughout the club. Mrs, Miss.; Odell Sanders of Rulerllle, Dr. E. R. Barrett of Joncs- boro; Judge and Mrs. Roy Harper of St. Louis, Mr. and Mrs. w. V. Alexander. of Osceola and C, L. Smith of Leachvllle. silver bowls of pop corn and nuls on small tables. ... for la'si-rnmuie shoppers! GIFTS of Distinction Beaatifaiiy Gift Wrapped JUST ARRIVED! Lovely Artificial Flowers & Fruit Forget Washday Drudgery, Send Us Your Laundry! LAUNDRY-CLEANERS the 'guests . of Mrs.' parents, Mr. and Mrs, John Curler. The Rev. and Mrs. Bob Edwards of Comvay are here as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Shields Edwards, his parents. Mrs. E. H. Blcy of Durant, Miss., and • Mrs. li'dnn Greaves of St. Louis nre the guests of Mrs.. Lll- linn Prank tor the holidays' 'Mrs. Bley Is Mrs. Frank's mother and Mrs. Greaves is nn aunt. Ensign nnd Mrs. Jnmes. D. Jeffries of Jersey City, N. J.. arrived iunday at the home of Mrs. Jeffries' .mother. Mrs. Coarly Katon. Ensign Jeffries ha.s pone to Little Rock to visit liis parents. Mr. and Mrs. H. W Jeffries for several days, but will return to spend Christmas with his wife, the former 'Miss Mary Jo .Entoh, -' . ; ,< '._ Mrs. E."M. 'Eaton, who received several broken ribs In a fall, Is nt the home-^of' her daughter, Mrs. John Tyrone, and h reported to be mproving. - • . Joe Salipn, Jr., arrived from Washington. D. C., yesterday to visit-his parents. Dr. and Mrs. J. A. Saliba. Their other children, who will spend the holidays here are Miss Alice Saliba of Streeter, 111., Mr. and Mrs, Albert Saliba of St. Louis, who will arrive. Thursday, nnd Mr. and Mrs. George PnvatI and children, of Memphis, who will arrive for Christmas. Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Harp have ns their guests, Miss Edythe Rouse of Charleston, Mo,, and Capt. and Mrs. Rouse Harp of Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Jnmes E. Thompson nnd son, Ronnie, nf Memphis, will arrive Wednesday for the holidays with Mrs. M. L. Hawkins and Mrs. E. C. Thompson. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Sheddan of Scnntobia, Miss., will be tlie Christmas guests of their daughter. Mrs. George Hubbard, Jr.. Mr. Hub- bnrd and their children, Rusty and Bill. Ladies'Day Held At Country Club Christmas Ladles' 'Day event at the Country Club,was held Saturday, beginning with a luncheon followed by a musical, program and an afternoon of bridge and canasta. Mrs. Arthur Vance was .chairman of the committee, which" Included Mrs. J.,A. Leech, Mrs. Harry KIrby, Mrs. Jack Hale. Mrs. Crawford Noble, Mrs. Gcan Atkinson and Mrs. Marvin Nunn, Jr. On the musical program. James Cecil lAwe, II, presented several songs .accompanied at the piano by ' his mother. Mrs. J. C. Lowe. Dan- I ivy Cobb, and Eugene Still played ' ukulele numbers. Warren's Mrs. Wade Jetferles, 'who dressed Me- as Santa Glaus, gave several Christ- 'l Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. At' All'^Times Admission 14o & 39c TUBS - WED Double Feature Conl. Showing Christmas [ DALE ROBERTSON ANNE FRANCIS —Plus— SKIRTS AHOY! ... XMAS GIFT ANSWER FOR HIM! The riericrl ?ifi! \l« fnr huntins. raniiiing and nsh- in- tri|>5. Kcpps food and drinks cold fur hours. LARGE: $14.50 MED.: SMALL TUESDAY, IWO. Iflf . tar ttw MMtcUd rilin wA c»n««t* gamw, H. and W. Club Has "anasta Party Here Members ol the H and w Club were enlertnlncd Sunday night at :he R. Cliaffln home, when Mr. and Mrs. Junior Frazler were hosts for tile evening. After gifts were exchanged among nembers, the evening was spent In playing canasta. Some plants have juvenile leaves of one shape, and adult leaves of anolher. Yule Party Given In Berry Home Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Kendall Berry entertained Sunday afternoon with an Informal droii-in party for ptri sonnel of Franklin Pret« and Ber- ry'a Ladle* Toggery. Centering the table from ivhlch punch, Christmas custard and «s- sorted party foods were served, wai an arrangement of winter greenery and pine cones, centered with larg« green candles. Mbses Vera. Goodrich and Jeflye Huffman presided at Ihe table. Two large silver bowli, holding punch and custard, were on either end of the table. Christmas decorations were »*ea throughout the entertaining room* with the center of attraction a large lighted Christmas tree. The Berrys' sons, Alan and Jerry, who are college students, were on hand for the event. PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO. » 312 W. Ash Phone 2095 ...the Ideal Gift for Late Shopper! leoku '1 a our t an 10 tit 7 and, weatl You're looking for i •>.•• LA v MOJUD stockings Our famous Mojud* mak« your legi glamourous because ^y cling like a second $lun! 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