The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 31, 1952 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 31, 1952
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BLYTHBVILLB '(AKK.) COUBJER NTCWS P»t Mullitu, Society Editor Phone 4461 Osceolan Marries In Ceremony At Bald Knob OSCEOLA—In a ceremony per• formed Dec. 21 at Bald Knob. Ark., Miss Peggy Arm Douglass, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. J. S. Douglass of Osceola, vas married to Robert Edward Jones, son of Mr.' and Mrs. Grover C. Jones of Watson, Ark The wedding took place In the home of the bride's sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Tho^ mas Lacid Jameson. The Rev. Phar- 1s .1. Hollfleid, pastor of the Methodist Church of Bald Knob, officiated. Only members of the immediate families attended. The corner fireplace was used as the scene of the wedding with the mantle banked with evergreens, centered white polnsellias, nnd white tapers on each side. The other decorations throughout the hocne and on the refreshment table carried out the wedding theme. Preceding and during the ceremony a program of recorded wedding music was used. The bride, given In marriage by her father, wore a shell pink, pure silk shantung suit with pencil slim skirt, the high neck Jacket was finished with a Peter Pan collar, rhine stone buttons am] a heavy lace peplum. She wore a small felt liat, in the same shade as the dress, trimmed with veil and studed with rhinestones. She carried a white orchid, nestled In tulle with a shower of sntin ribbon, Mrs. Jameson Eerved her sister as matron of honor nnd wore a pastel pink wool Jersey with, a quilled yoke studded In rhlnestoncs. She pinned a corsage of pink carnations with silver Jeavcs at tier waist. Mr. Jameson acted as Mr. Jones' best man. A reception was held immediately following the ceremony. Tho table, overlaid with a while cut work cloth, was centered with the wed-, ding cake encircled with white car• nations and Tern. Miss Douglass attended Arkansas State Teachers college, Conway, where-she was a member ot Alpha Sigma Tau sorority. Mr. Jones, a navy veteran, was graduated from Mississippi Slate College, starkevllle. After a brief wedding trip, the couple Is at home at Osceola. MAKRJKO — Mrs. Robert Edward Jones was before her Dec. 21 marriage at Bald Knob, Ark., .Miss Penny Ann Douglass, (laughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. J. S. Douglass of Osceola. Mr. Jones is the son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Grover C. Jones of Watson,' Ark. They are now at home in Osct-ola. Watchnig-lit Service To Be Held at Church WntchnlBhl services nt Ihc first Baptist Church will begin tonight, nt 7 p.m. with the Sunday School Council supper. Tile program for Ihe supper will be given by Russell Baugh, and will he a review of the 1952 progress and a preview of the 1953 calendar for Sunday School. Department touchers nnd officers meeting will he .conducted from 8 to 8:30 p.m. at which time, n'»/'iul- ance goals nnd (caching objectives will be adopted Prom 8:40 to D.--IO. Ihc Rev. E. C, Brown, pnstor, will begin leaching the book, "Studies In Pl>llll|iforu," by Herring. This first, teaching period, followed by a recreation period from 9 MO to 10:10, will be continued by the Rev. Mr. Brown. The walchnlght.wlll be concluded from II p.m. until the dawning of Hie new year with a period of fellowship and a scnson of prayer. 'A!! Marital Problems Triplicate' Says Husband of Laverne Andrews By DOROTHY ROE AP Women's Editor , "When yon marry one of life Andrews sisters." says Lou Rogers, who did. "you acquire all martial problems In triplicate." You'have to cope with three sets of temperaments, keep track of Ihree railroad tickels, take advice from, three backseat drlvers--Hnd light Ihree cigarettes on a match. "But," adds Lou hastily, "I love This quiel young man Is married to Laverne, the red-haired one of the famous singing trio. Pally, Ihe blonde sister, is the bride of Waller Weschler. pianist for the act. Maxene, the brunette, Is divorced—her former husband didn'l 111 into the act. Having lunch with the Andrews sisters and husbands is nn experi- glrls arrive breathlessly. ence. Th« Tops In Two Piecers '8851 Utt • 14V, By Sue Burnett A softly tailored two piece dress ; lhat takes you everywhere with' confidence. And It's especially created for Ihe shorter figure lo save ' altering your paltern lor a perfect Pattern No. BBol Is a sew-rtlc perforated pattern in sizes 14'.i, 16U,' li'A, 20'.4, 2215, 211J. Slzs 1614, short j sleeves, 4»i yards of 39-Inch. j For this pattern, send • 30c In i COINS, your name, address, size de-1 sired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Courier News, 375 Qtilncy St., Chicago 8, III. Ready for you now—Basic FASHION' for '52, Fall and Winter. This new Iwme' Is filled with ideas for smart, practical ees'ing for a new season; gift paltern printed Inside the booi, Ke, laughing,.full of apologies for being late, trailed by husbands picking up fin- conts and compacts and signaling Jieadwalters. To avoid confusion each sister wears her rminc! In diamonds and rubles, pinned to her chest. Laughs Patty: "Sometimes 1 fee] even our husbands might get us mixed up If we didn't carry Identification. Not that we look alike (they don't) Ijut actually we do often sound alike, acl alike and rush around alike. "We're likely to make Ihe same mistakes too. such as forgetting schedules and leaving things 'In hole! rooms. Husbands arc awfully comforting al times like Ihis." Al Ihis point Lou excuses himself, explaining: "I've gol to go buy a strap for Maxeno's suitcase. We're leaving this afternoon and she broke llio I mean," says Both current lutsbnnds say Hint wooing nn Andrews .slslor is some- tiling to try the courage of Ihc strongest mini. Walter explains: "You have to pnr,s muster with all three of them before yon even have R chance lo hold hands with Ihe one you want, ll's sort of like standing trial before a thrcc-ludKc court." Lnvernc, Mnxcnc nnrt I'ntty have been crooning their syncopntcd ditties in night clubs, radio nnd movies for quite n lew years since thoy led high school in Minneapolis to go on the road with n vaude- lock. "You see wlmt Patty. ville RCt. Today they probably nrc Ihe country's best-known sister act. and despite the hazards of clashing temperaments, -split-second schedules and Ihe general hysteria of show business, they stilflike each other. Says Maxcne: "Oh. we blew up at eacli other now and then, but that only clears the air. Each of us would fight anybody who made a dirty crack about either of the others." Bits of News Wotlfy Mrs. Floyd Haralson is a patient In niylhevillc Hospital, and is reported improving. Mrs. Crawford Noble, Mrs. Clara Martin hurt John Hammitt, left this morning for Joncsboro because nf the dcnlli of I3r, ,B. R. Barrett. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Barnctt had ns Ihcir guests for the holiday. 1 ;, their daughter, Mrs. James L. Cooper and Mr, Coojjer from Oklahoma City and Mrs. Arthur Sampson of ntylhevillc, Mrs. 'Cooper's grandmother. Miss (ihlrley Capps of. Marked Tree accompanied Mr. nnd Mrs. Cooper for the New Year's holiday. Mr. nnd Mrs. W. C. Seymorc are encsls of Ihelr son, the Hev. Paul Seyir.ore and Mrs. Seymore of Iria- bcl, Okla. They will go to Richmond, Calif., for an extended visit wilh Ihcir son, Gene Seyrnore and family, and a slslcr of Mr. Sey- morc, Mrs. Lura Regan. Terry Wctcnknrnu, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. n. .Wetcnkamp of Memphis, former residenls of Bly- thevllle. arrived last night lo spend a week'with lier grandmother, Mrs. E. M, Terry. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Miller nrul Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nelson left yc'slcrday for the Sugar Bowl game in New Orleans. Mrs. niiford Coolcy and Mrs. Lula Spencer^jijh'o is here from Richmond. Calif., spent the weekend in Wynne, Ark., wilh Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Sawyer. Mr. and Mrs. Charles w. Mc- Danlcl and Ihcir sons, Hobby Mc- DnnlcJ, student at Kendall Junior College, and Charles McDanlcl, student, nt Nortiiivestcrn University, bolh nt Evnnstoh. Ill,, vlsllcd Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Brnkensiek of Tyron/a. Mr. nnd Mrs, L. o. Nnsh returned last night from a visit wilh relatives in Morganfield, Ky. Mrs. Leslie Hooper has returned from Memphis where she spent Ihe holidays with her riaughlcr. Mrs. J. p. Newell, Jr.. and family. Mr. and Mrs. John Mnycs and family spent several days In tho Ozarks, following Christmas. Their daughter, Miss Marian Mayes has returned (o Carnthersvtlle. where she is a member of Ihe faculty. Mrs. J. J Johnson arrived home yesterday from Charleston, Mo where she vas called for the fu- nernl ot her sister, Mrs. Florence Farrin, who died Dec. 20, and whose funeral was held Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Grain Jr. of Oklahoma city, former residents here, spent. Christmas In Memphis and later spent, several days In Blythcvllle with Mr. and. Mrs. a E Tune and other friends. Mrs. G. V. Daws, who Is 111 at her home, was visited yesterday by the Rev. and Mrs. George Bell and I son, Bobby Witt of Memphis, Mrs I Morris Stalling.* of Halls, Tenn i and Mr. ami Mrs. J. w. Jacqnej' j, Jr.. of Knowtlle, Tenn. Mrs. A. B! ' I Witt. Mrs. Daws' mother, has spcr the past week with her and ac compnnled the Rev. and Mrs. Belli! NOTICE We Will Be Closed All Day Thursday JANUARY 1st James R. Oxford Claims'Bride • .Mr. and Mrs. J. R, Oiford Tlie Rev. D. Leroy Sanders officiated at the double-ring ceremony n Die First, Assembly of God Church In TC-ITC Haute. Ind. which united in marriage Miss Elizabeth Carrol nordcrs nnd James R. Oxford. The ceremony was'solemnized before a large gnthi-rlng of Mends and rcl- nlives Nov. 23. Parents of Ihe couple ore Mr. snd Mrs. James Oxford of Blythevllle nnd Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Borders of Tcrre Haute. Wedding music included the lr»- ditlonal wedding march played hy Mrs. I,ee Mann al.the organ, and Mrs. Roberl Hool, vocalist, sang "Always" and "The Lord's Prayer." Given In marriage by her father, the bride wore R gown of while nylon net and lace fashioned with a moulded lace bodice and net skirt over bridal sntin. The full gathered skirt was poised over period hoops. Her fingertip veil was attached to a, tiara of seed pearls and rhine- stone.s. Topping (fie Bible she carried was a white orchid. A reception for tile Immediate families was heUi at the home of Ihc bride's family. Her table wa.s centered wilh a Ihrce-tiered wedding cake surmounted with a bride and groom ornament. Following the reception, the couple left for n wedding Irip. The groom, who was graduated from Blythevllle High School In 1050. is now with the US Navy, ami is stationed In Hutchlnson, Kans. Blylhevllle Hosrilal Dismissed: Oatl Hudson, City Walls Hospital Dismissed: D. Elliott, city Mrs. -W. P. McCormick and baby, City ' Mrs. Tliclma Dyer and baby, Stecle Eliza. Howen. Hermondaie Coming Events Friday Stitch and Chatter Club meets with Mrs. Henry Thompson at Ihe Air Base at 7:30 p.m. Dorcas Class of First Baplist Church meets with Mrs. .7. W. Portlock at 409 East Davis nt 2:30 p.m. Guns Best Answer MANILA (jp)—The chief of the Defense Department's civil aff.itrs oftice says the soiutipn of the 1- ycar-old Communist probiem In the Philippines is In slghl. Mnj. Jose Crisol say that "while words of truth and food packages were excellent weapons against an active, lying, rabble-rousing enemy, military efforls reduced Ihe militant aspect of the Communist movement Lo imuolency." home. Mr. nnd Mrs. Bnrt McLeroy of Wynne is visiting Mrs. M. W. Lewis and other relatives here, Mrs. I.,. E. Kdwards of San Antonio, Tex., is here for the New Year's holidays wilh her parents, Mr. nnrt Mrs. R. A. Gary. r WEDNESDAY, DEC. 81, Installation Held by Eastern Star Last night marked the annual Installation o/ Order ot Eastern Star officers at the. Masonic Temple, when outgoing worthy patron and matron were Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Colston, and Incoming worthy pat. ron and matron were Mrs. Dale Horn and P. E. Scott, The outgoing worthy patron and matron each, gave a brief address followed by ceremonies, In which they were accepted into the Past Patrons and Matrons Club, and were given a 'gift by the club. The Installation opened with a candlelight service, in which Mrs. Dudley Hardy and Miss Kay Col- slon lighted lapers. The Rev. floy Bagley gave Ihe Invocation. Installing officer was Mrs. Prances Bogan of Osceoln, past grand matron of the Order of Arkansas. Mrs Charles Alford was Installing mar- shall, Mrs. C. O. Cookslon was Installing chaplain and Mrs. Holland Alken was installing organist. Other officers lo be installed other than Mrs. Horn nnd Mr. Scott were Mrs. Eiberl Alley, associate matron; Elbert Alley, associate patron; Mrs. Earl Damon,, conductress; Mrs. A! A. Hardy, associate conductress' Mrs Pillion Ellis, Adah:'Mrs. R E. Scoll' Ruth-. Mrs. Alvin Hardy. Esther- Mrs, Elmer Norman, Maltha; Mrs. Marie Children), Elecla; Mrs. Shields Edwards, warder; Pulton Ellis, sentinel; Mrs. Jennings Bailey, secretary, Mrs. Oils Eberdt. treasurer; Mrs. Clarence Dowdy, marshal!; Mrs. Dale Horn Mrs. Roy I. Bagley, organist; and Mrs. Burks Barker, chaplain. . Following the ceremony, the new worthy patron and matron each gave an address. Their families were Introduced and a ceremony In which they were given gifts was conducted. Mrs. C. D. Gobb sang several solos. Refreshments were servd. London Hails Rising Star of Theater By M1I,TON MARMOR AP Newjfenlures LONDON—Prom the moment she walks on Ihe sta™e a golden glow surrounds Virginia McKenna. It Isn't Just that she Is a beautiful blonde of classic fealures and perfect design. .She is a 21-year- old actress, so well thought of in theatrical circles that she is being walchcd as one quickly rising to Ihe tap. In the film world she has been Riven Ihe feminine lead In Ihe movie adaptation of the best seller. "The Cruel Sen," ami Is being mentioned for the lead in Graham Greene's "The Henri of the Matter." At the moment Miss McKemm Is appearing In Charles Morgan's esoteric play, "The River Line" which Intrigued Ihe Intelligentsia when It opened in the Edinburgh Festival nnd now Is In London gelling set for a long run. The play is a penetrating phlloso- phicnl study of wartime underground escapees who killed a dear friend whom they wrdngly thought to be a German agent. They meet again years later and are ralher upset about It all. Miss McKenna. as the slain man's halt-slslcr, makes it all rnlional In n long speech at the final curtain. She held the critics nnd the nudi- etice in her hands throughout "Passing of time," snys the Sunday Times critic who saw the piny in Edinburgh, "has done nothing to Impair Virginia MCKenpa's "ben lily, heart-touching In its youthful freshness, but it has deepened her understanding." The Daily Express gives an idea of why it feels Miss McKenna Is on "the fast climb to fame and she seems to have nil the talents needed to get her there." •Virginia could wear an old eater and a roll of oilcloth around her waist and something about the light In her eye, the serenity that seems to shine through her skin means elegance to me. 1 ' Miss McKenna began her theatrical career at 17 in London Dramatic Prefab Village Up for Sale LONDON Wj—A small village will be put on sale ,U Britain's 1853 British Industries Pair next April The whole collection of buildings will be built from prefabricated sections inside the Earls Court Stadium rrhere part of the big annual trade exhibition is held. All the buildings have been specially designed for export markets. They include a complete prefabricated school, a clinic and several other lilies of prefabricated dwellings. Don't Let Lack of Cash Keep You From Enjoying Natural Gas Service Now! It isn't necessary for .you lo save up the cash before you start enjoying the many advantages of Natural Gas. We'll finance your natural gas pipe installation for you. You select 3-oiir own pipe installer to do the job. We pay the entire bill and let you pay vis hack on low monthly installments. 12 to 36 months to pay . . . . depending n n size of the johj , Call, write, or come in and see us for complete information on this plan that makes it easy for you to start enjoying natural gas right away. No obligation. Ark-Mo Power Co. School after returning from South Africa where she had been evacuated during the war. At 19 she spent six months with the Dundee Repertory Theater and Inter played at the Haymarket Theatre. Then she attracted atten- lion as Ihe young Shakespearean heroine in "Winter's Tale' 'alongside John Gielgud. she has been on television and, In addition to "The Cruel Sea," has finished three as yet unreleased lilms: "The Second Mrs. Tanqueray," "The'Oracle" and "Father's Doing Fine." Miss McKenna Isnt burning with a dedicated flame lo leave her name In Ihe theater. She looks forward to marriage and children. ' itviT Vv"^ < ^ • < 7>* s v - j«!^fiV& V ' ->^ V ' ^p$-C-? \ -?N; -i •, ^' KS** V Vjlii ,\- % - ; SWEPT UNDER THE 3UG- MlUi Proux will lead a "rugged" existence during the year Jhend. It's plain lhat the judges jf a beauty contest held in Chi:ago weren't napping when they ;hose .lilzi lo be "Miss National Rug Cleaner of 1953." Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission He & 39c At All Times WE[) - THURS Double Feature — PU!S — Margaret Newman Has Pirate Theme By GAiLE DUGAS NBA Woman's Editor NEW YORK (NEA)—First glimpses of cruise and resorl wear here shows lhat designers have drawn Inspiration from widely divergent themes. The pirate influence is plain in at Ipast one "collection and the coronation excitement In many more. Designer Margaret Newman likes the pirate theme and uses it in ftsh- ,ing costumes with dashing Captain Kicicl bandannas, flowing sashes and pedal pushers that tic Just below the knee. Her fishing costume (above) is a catusa coral, a vivid new color, and is striped in two tones. | The blues and greens of a flashing, sunlit tropical sea, a. gny sun yellow, a Titian red and muted tones of silver nnd gold all appear in this designer's collection. For late day and evening, sloles In silfc shantung or tulle wrealh the shoulders. A new neckline appears m a young party dress of shantung. Here, a lace collar is worn neckline fashion about the throat, s attached to the shoulders but free of the neckline itself. 9 A coronation dress in blue taffeta has jeweled embroidery sparkling on a slanting neckline. Tlie same detailing appears in the skirt with a side drape of tulle. Montana Town To Disappear EDWARDS, Mont. M'f—The littl« town that isn't there—Edwards, Mont.—will be gone in 1953. Tourists driving across Central Montana look nt their maps and decide Edwards might be a good place to gas up, eat and mavbe stay overnight. But when Ihey gel to Edwards, it isn't there. Only a ranch house stands where the map shows a town called Edwards. The State Highway Department has promised to re. move Ihe "town" from 1353 maps. Also Cartoon for the Bride! Today's Bride appreciates gifts for the home more 'than ever before. And, she'll love a gifl'of' distinction from The Gift Shop. Give her a lovely lamp, picture, compote in cut- glass, salad Ijinv) or (ray, wonilcrfyj silver items for her new home, beautiful figurines ... or any one'of a host of other gift items. Of course, if you'd like to give her something personal .. . you'll find the "right thing" at The Gift Shop. When you're choosing a filff for the bride, come (o The (','{( Shop first . , . you'll he glad you did! ON MAIN WED.-THURS.-FR1. FUNNIER THAN "SAILOR BEWARE"! DEAN MAFflNlEWlS RITZ GUESTS Sir. »nd Mrs. Jim Shinn Mr. and Mrs. IX Mackilwain Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hrnckm Mr. and Mrs. Jim Brooks and family

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