The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 12, 1949 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 12, 1949
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, .1949 BLYTHEV1LI.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE Society J\tew4, 9 I'hone 4461 Bits of News Miss Short to Be Wed At Home in Evening A ceremony read at the bride's Miss Galloway to Marry Local Man Thursday Miss Anne Galloway of Augusta, home at 7 p.m. will unite Miss Ark., today makes known plans for Mildred Ann Short and Billy Joe her wedding to Don Edward Chamb- Gean on Friday, August 19. Miss Short, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Short, today is announcing the plans for her formal wedding to the son of Mr. and Mi's. Guy Ge:in. Dounle-ring rites will be performed by ihe Rev. Roy Bagley, pastor ot the First Methodist Church. Miss Leta Rose Castlio will attend the bride as maid of honor. Miss Katherii'.e Westbrook will light the tapers oreceriing the ceremony. Hcrlon Eugene Hampton .vill ^rve Mr Gean as best -man nnd 'jdrr. Short will give his daughter in A reception will follow the ceremony. Tea Shower Compliments Miss Billie Jean Turk Sixty guests called yesterday between the hours of four and six In honor of Miss Billie Jean Turk bride-elect of Millard Edds. Complimenting Miss Turk with r tea an^ shower at the home of Mrs J. H. Seeman were nine hostesses, Mrs. Seeman, Mrs. E. W. Simmons, Mrs. W. Marion Williams, Mrs E. C. Brown, Mrs. Fred Becker, Mrs. Alvln Huffman, Jr., Mrs. Raymond Zachary. Mrs. Russell Baugh, and Mrs. Hays Sullivan. Receiving guests at the door were Mrs. Seeman, Mrs, Simmons, Mrs. Brown. Miss Turk and Mrs. C. E. Edds, mother of Mr. Edds. Each wore as an adornment a white aster at her shoulder, except Miss Turk, who was present a corsage of pink asters and tuberoses from the hostesses, For the occasion she chose a pink frock trimmed In white with black accessories. Touches of white were noted throu-'iout tiie party. The Seeman home was decorated with arrangements of white summer flowers. Zinnias, dahlias, periwinkles, tub- .A^roses and snapdragons in white were arranged In a luxuriant bouquet to . center the serving table. Double white tapers in crystal holders stood at each side of the floral arrangement on the table covered with a madeira cutwork cloth. Guests were served punch and cake by Miss Hazel Brannen and Mrs. Fred Becker. Mrs. Raymond Zachery presided at the guest book, which later was presented to Miss Turk. Gifts for Miss Turk were displayed during the affair on small tables throughout the entertaining rooms. Assisting the hostesses were Mrs. c. F. Tompkins, Mrs. Charles Lemons, and Mrs. H. H. Brooks. * • • Miss Woodson's Guests Honored at Luncheon In, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lex D. Jhamblin of Biytheville. The double-ring service will be .t 4:30 p.m. next Thursday, August 8, at the First Baptist Church in Augusta. Miss Galloway will be attended by a maid of honor, Miss Georgia lills of Augusta, and six bridesmaids. Bridesmaids will be Mrs. Jack •liainblln o[ Biytheville, and Misses 3arbara Cair of Newport, Virginia I Pierce, of Kverts. Ky.. and Irene Abbay of Tunica. Miss. As junior bridesmaids Miss Gallp- way has chosen her cousins. Mary Dutree Eldridge and Belinda Eldridge of Augusta. Her brother, Charles Rench Galloway of Augusta, will give the bride In marriage. Jack Clmmblin of Dlythevllle will serve his brother as best man. Ushers will include perry Galloway ot Augusta, brother of Miss Galloway; Cliris Tompkins, Jr., of Burdette- James Smart of Greenwood. Miss:. Buddy Abernathy of Texarkana, Tex., and John Rolte Eldridge. Jr., of Augusta, cousin of the bride. A reception at the home of J- D Sldridge, Si 1 ., grandfather of the )rlde, in Augusta will honor the couple immediately following the ceremony. Vliss Westbrook Fetes Bride-Elect wth Shower A pink and white motif was carried out in the party given las) night for Miss Mildred Ann Short by Miss Katherlne Westbrook. Miss Short will be married Fridaj to Billy Joe Gean and Miss Westbrook will light tapers in her wedding. Small tables were placed through out the Westbrook home on Hearn Street, with the bride's table desig nated by pink maline bows and pom poms at the four corners. Her place anri those of her mother, Mrs. C. V* Short, and of Mr. Gean's mother Mrs. Guy Gean, were marked witl white aster corsages. The other tables, all covered with MAKKIKI) IN BRINKLF.Y— Mrs Liuford Franklin Boyles of Wilsoi was before her recent marriage Mis Poste Cook of Wilson and Brinklej They wnre wed August 7 at th lome of the bride's parents i: Brlnkley. Shi 's an Instructor I the Wilson schools. At The Hospitals nlytheville Hospital Dismised: Mickey Dinsmore, Manila. Deborah Ann Russell, Roseland. Walls Hospital Dismissed: H. H. Adnir. City. Mrs. Morris Zellner. City. . Glenda Cunningham, Steele. jWomen to Have Wic/c Variety Of Exhibits at District Fair Here Mr. nnd Mrs. U. F. Stewart and auBhter, Miss Polly Ann Stcw- t, and Lewis Green are in Jones- jro today where they will attend IB graduation exercises at Arkau- s State College during which lelr son and brother, William T. .ewart, will "receive his bachelor ; science degree. Dr. John E. douse of Griffin, a., arrived today to join his wife nd daughter. Marsha, wlio are guests of Mrs. Clouse's sister, 1rs. Joe Evrard and Mr. Evrard. :e came especially for the wedding Mississippi County farm women will take home the major sh&re of $1,175 cash prizes to be awarded during the fifth annual Northeast Arkansas District Fair, Sept. 20-25. The prize crafts of the homemakers be assembled in the main exhibit building and Is under the general supervision of county home demonstration ngctUs, Mrs. Gertrude B. lloliman and Miss Helen Wells. Mrs. C. M. Abbott Is assistant superintendent and Miss Bntonne Jaegers, secretary of the farm and home department of the fair. More than S125 of the cash prize money will go for the six divisions of home cooking, including breads. which he will serve as' cakes, candy, dairy products, meat and displays of Trulls and vegetables. Mrs. Essie Davis and Mrs. A: M. Miller are directing this particular phase of the department. To Exhibit Clolhiug Clothing divisions will take an- Out of town people here for the wedding of Miss Julia Ann Woodmen to Major John S. Hudson tomorrow shared honors with Miss Woodson at Mrs. H. C. Sims' luncheon at her home today. The three-course luncheon was served from a table draped with it white cloth and centered with Win arrangement of stock and bnby- breath dyed white, pink and blue. Mrs. Sims continued her color scheme in the corsages she presented to Miss Woodson and another bride-elect, Miss Mary Ann Parks, who will be soloist in Miss Woodson's wedding. Out of town guests Inihided Mrs Herman Mattocks, and Mrs. John Samuel - Hudson, Sr., sister anc mother of Maj. Hudson, and Mis. Geraldine Phillips, his cousin, from New Beran, N.C.; Mrs. John Ed Clouse, cousin of Miss vVoo from Griffin, aa.; and misses Bettj -Ruth Phillips and Wynne Brasfield both of Birmingham, Ala. Miss Wdodson chose for the oc casion a green and gold sunback frock with matching bolero ani white accessories. She and ML C Parks were also presented a gif from the hostess. t * ' * . *Mrs. Horn Entertains Thursday Rook Club Mrs Dale Horn was hostess yes terday to the Thursday Rook Club For the occasion she arrange mixed summer flowers' in variec hues about her home. Prizes were won by Mrs. Harol Henson for high, Mrs. George Sa llba Jr., for second and Mrs. T. W Goforth. rooko. The hostess served a dessert course. white madeira cloths, were centered by arrangements of party favors, tiny pink maline umbrellas. The main table in Ihe dining room was laid with a cutwork cloth nd decorated with maline and pom oms at the corners similar 'to the ride-elect's table. A striking ar- angement of white asters, tube- Dses and pom poms In an oblong owl. topped, with figures of the ridal couple, centered the table. Refreshments were pink and lute individual cakes and sherbert. Miss Short received her gifts uf- er tracing a narrow pink ribbon \roughout the house until she ar,ved at the room where she found hem in a pink and white ruffled umbrella. Among the guests were Miss Evem Hatcher of Memphis and Miss 3 eggy Fleeman of Manila, both of •horn won prizes In the evening's ntertainment which they prwent- d to Miss Short. Mrs. Frank Webb, grandmother >f Miss Short, was a special guest. • • » Jlylheville Rook Club 'lays at Enderlin Home The Biytheville Rook Club met •esterday at the'home of Mrs. Albert Enderlin. Mrs. Elva Foe made high score and received a gift. Other prizes were won by Mrs. J. O- Huey for second and Mrs. Russell Wert for rooko. Mrs. Roy Head was given attendance prize. Milk glass and crystal vases held arrangements of asters, rosebuds •md other garden flowers. The hostess served a dessert plate. Gosne// W. S. C. S. Has Two Guests Thursday Two quests met with the Go nell Woman's Society of Christ inn Service Thursday at the Methodist Church. They were Mrs. Alvis Harris and Mrs. Iverson Morris. Six memberB also attended. Mrs. Harris assisted Mrs. Henderson Hall with the program on the last chapters of "Women of the Scriptures." Mrs. Hull also dismissed the meeting with a prayer. Mrs. J. C. Davis, president, conducted a short business session. Coming Events Social Calendar Monday Women of the First Presbyterian Church will meet at 3:30 p.m. at the church. Preceding will be the executive hoard meeting at 2:30 p.m, and busines meetings of the circles at ? p.m. Circle One of Ihe First Baptist Women's Missionary Union will meet with Mrs. Joe Waddy. Circle Two of the First Baptist Women's Missionary Union will meet with Mrs. C M. Smart. At 2:30 p.m. the Women's Society of_ Christian Service of Lake Street Methodist Church will meet at the church. f Mrs. Clouse's cousin, Miss Julia Voodson, to Maj. John Hudson tomorrow in sher. Also arriving today for the Woocl- on-Hudson marriage were Misses Jetty Ruth Phillips and Wynne irasdelri of Birmingham, Aln,, who v\l\ assist at the reception at Ihe lountry Club following the cere- nony, Dr. J. A. Salilra nnd son, Albert Saliba, left yesterday for Baton Rouge. Lm.. where they will attend he graduation exercises at Louist- \tia State University. Their son brother. Joe Saliba, will re- :eive his diploma there tonight. Miss Arden Ferguson and her mother, Mrs. Joe Ferguson, are in ilemphis today where Miss Ferguson will appear in a style show as >arl of her duties as a member of icrber's College Board. Returning from Brownsville, Temi., where they spent a week with relatives were Mrs. Wagner Artams and dauhtger, Linda. Mrs. Mark Stewart and family will go to Poplar Bluff. Mo., this weekend and remain a week with relatives. Here supervising the construction of his new home on North Franklin Street Is Henry Young of Mayfield. Ky., formerly of here. Mr. Young and family plan to return to Biytheville to live about the fust of September. While here he Is the guest of his daughter, Mrs. Marcus Oaines, Mr. Games s::rt family. Mrs. Edith Stephan has returned from a visit of three weeks with relatives and friends at varlou: points in Mississippi. E. R. Mason and son, Gary, left this afternoon for a motor trip to Washington, D. O., and Belhesda, Md. In Bethesda they will be guests of Mrs. Mason's sister, Mrs. Hamilton Tnlbott, and Mr. Tnlbott. They plan to be away for two weeks. Mrs. George Hubbard, Jr., Mrs. Jack Chamblin and Mrs. Harry A. Haines are spending today in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Newell Jr. and children of Memphis will arrive tonight to spend the weekend with her mother, Mrs. Leslie HOOIKT. Mrs. Mason Day, Mrs. Walter Day and daughter, Donna Lou. returned yesterday from a short visit to Jackson, Mo. Mrs. T. J. Malmn and daughters. Mrs. W. B. Tanner and Mrs. Mahan Bell and Mrs. Bell's daughter, Betsy, are visiting in Princeton, Ky., with their son and brother, John Mnhan. Mr. and Mrs. Bernell Potter and daughter, Breiida, of Pekin, 111., were guests of relatives in Biythe- ville, and of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Sills anri family of Gosnell. Mr. and Mrs. Sills also visited Mr. and other $320 in cash prizes.and this division will be directed by Mrs. Elzti Wheeler anrt Mrs. Herman Smith. Whether It's a dress made from a cotton bag or an exquisite liieee of household Mtiea there will be a sepai'iite judging for the various divisions. This Includes: household linens, quIHs, rugs. Infant ur- tlcles, children's garments, ladles garments, thrift garments and knitted articles, For the second consecutive year the National Crochet Contest lintt been Incorpoi-ated into the Norili- east Arkansas District Fair. Tills cight-rilvisioti contest, with ssiefinl- ly groups- for teen agers. 4-H club members and "men only", will provide the winner with a gold Sunray Trophy. Items may be entered in the crochet contest at the fair without bring entered in the group for national competition. The winner of the district fair will be this district's entry In the national contest. Mrs. Ernest Cude nnd Mrs. R. E. Tcltloton are directing ihe crochet Iwolhs. Various prizes will be awarded for handicraft items not covered mile r other divisions of the farm and lomc department, and Mrs. H. M. i'erev. nnd Mrs. J. D. Clark are to ;c in charge. Food l'n'Si-rv;illon to He Feature Mr.s. Lee Stiles and Mrs Richard Shelton are to direct the exhibitors ill the food preservation booths, i'lils will include such Items as vegetables, fruits, preserves, jellies, plckcls. relishes, juices, meals, and a pantry shelf of mixed foods. More than $300 In prizes will be awarded for this group. Among the most popular phases of the exhibits are the educational exhibits prepared by the home demonstration clubs in the county. Six prizes ranging from S100 to S35 will be awarded in this croup. Total prize money will be $390. The cducntinnnl exhibits are judged on the attention Ihey attract, the Interest they hold, and whether or not Ihey present a theme of profit, henith. comfort or convenience for the farm women. Former Sfeefe Resident Gets Advanced Berl E. Cohoon, of Brunsidck, Mo., son of Mr. and Mrs. O. T. Cohoon of Steele, was among th« students at University of Missouri In Columbia to receive degrees August 3. Mr. Cohoon was awarded 3 router's degree In education. He was made a bachelor ot science at the University In 1942. He is a graduate of Holland High School and taught vocational agriculture in the Poplar Bluff, Mo, hlsh school before entering the army in 1944. Since his discharge he has been teaching vocational agriculture In Brunswick mnd talc- ing advanced stud 's, His parents attended the exercises In Columbia. Dell Worrier^ "Rush" New Members, Have District Officers for Party Prospective members of the Dell | spilling out fruit was the mark Society of Christian Ser- •icc- of the Methodist Church Wed- esday saw ihe ingenuity ol W.S.C.S. members displayed at a uncheov in their honor. District officers from their cotn- immilies were also present for the entertainment and luncheon. A two-course luncheon was served from 12 small tables, each of which was decorated to commemorate a different month Place cards repeated the year-round theme. January's table was centered with snowmen and the February table held flowers in a heart-shaped arrangement. A St. Patrick's day cen- teriere in green denoted March while the Easter parade, represented by a figurine wearing a flowered hat, was for April. Red and white roses as a symbol of Mother's Day centered the table for the month of May and the traditional bridal doll designated June's table. Soldiers in formation were the patriotic motif for July and silver boats sailing on a blue mirror sea represented summertime and August. September's centerpiece was a little red schoolhouse and October was heralded by flowers arranged as a pumpkin. A cornucopia !ovember and poiii-sctttn.s .i (I DecnnlH'J'. As guests entered. Miss Elhi M^c )i>;on played soft masic winch on tinned through (he lunch wn iour. ~P\vo "singing waiters," Misses Ann McDermotl nnd Charley Ruth Blankenshtj), greeted the piu'.sts it! later serenaded each table with e on^ ^pproprinte to that month. Mrs. Mavis Settlemire. president., gave the welcome address and iti- rwiuced the quests. Each table hen presented nn original stunt, vlth honors going to August, July id January groups. Prospective members included Mrs. D. D. Fllpperi, Mrs. E W No- ,cn, Mrs. Bob Henderson, Mrs, B, S. Simmons, Mrs. William Cornier, Mrs. Menrill Osborne, ami Mrs. Earl Brow tile c. Other guesUs were Mrs. C, A Ar/cansons' Votes Split WASHINGTON, Aug. 12. f;T) — Fmir of Arkansas' .seven congressmen yesterday voted with the House majority for passage of the bill iiu-rea.sing the national minimum wiiyc to 75 cents an hour. Voting for the bill were Reps Harris, Mills, Worrell at\d Tackett. Reps. G nth lugs. Hays nnd Trimble voted against the measure. imbrunm-r, conference secretary ol supply, nnd Mrs. Robert Kiiliau, district sciTctary ol student wuvk, Ixji.h of Mtuiiln; MLS. W. A. Hoi- llng&worth, district secretary of children's work, of Ulythcville; find Mrs. J T. Altman, in charge of research, Mrs George IDisingcr, secre- taiy, and Miss Mildred Ozinent. project secretary [>f the district, all of Joncsbaro. About 50 women attended the af- faii. Knights of Columbus Postpone Annual Picnic The date for the annual picnic for members of the Knights of Columbus in Blythevile has been changed from Sunday to a date to be set in October, it wtis announced today by James Klttany, recording secretary. The picnic was postponed as a safety measure because of the large number of poliomyelitis cases in this area, it was explained. Beautiful Floors Vnar home can bt made so much more lovely with beaa- (iful Hoor.v Chsrtes Wood offers )-on expert workmanship at Iruly reasonable prices . . . in refinishln; roar present floors or in laying new hardwood, asphalt or rubber tile, or inlMii linoleum. Call 227Z. Free Estimates Charles Wood Arkansas Painl Co. Phone 2272 Mrs. M. A. Sills of Lllbourn, Mo., this past week, when the Patters were nlso in Lilbonrn. Condition of Crawford Noble, stricken ill while on ft tour of Eu- rppe, was slightly improved, according to reports here today. Mr, Noble is at the Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden. Ills wife is with him. Dr. and Mrs. W. P. .Brewer will leave Sunday to visit relatives In points In Illinois and Kentuckj While awny, they plnn to take short cruise on Kentucky Lake. They will return the latter part, of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Colcmnn Stevens and family will leave Saturday norntug for St. Louis where they plan to spend ten days as the suests of Mrs. Stevens' parents, Dr. and Mrs. Howell Brewer. Mrs. Hny Hall and children, Nlta nose and Charles Ray, returned yesterday from a vacation in Hardy, Ark., and with relatives in Mississippi. Mr. Hall, who has been nt SturRenn Falls, Ontario, Canada, for almost three weeks, is expected to return Sunday. Also returning from n vacation were Mr. and Mrs. Chester Coldwell and sons, Chester and Dan. 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