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nun FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, MAY 23,1949 •Mtia Salita, Society Editor / Phone 4461 Miss Emily Wixson Becomes Bride in St.Thomos Church St. Thomas Church In Memphis was the setting Saturday at 12 noon, when. Miss Emily Ardelle Wixaoo of Blytheville and Memphis, daughter o,' Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Avon Wixson of Burdettfi, became the bride of Robert Parrlsh Crofford Jr., of Memphis and Birmingham, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Parrish Crofford Sr., of Memphis, In one of the most Impressive nuptials of the current season. . Vows were exchanged .before the •Itar which was decorated with rases of spring flowers In soft shades. Tall floor baskets of white gladioli against a backgrcund of palms and fern completed the setting with stately white cathedral tapers burning In wrought iron candelabra casting a soft glow over the wedding party. ?»lher Joseph Julius of Nashville officiated. A program of nuptial music was presented by Miss Lucy Griffin of Memphis, organist and Mrs. Russell Hodge, vocalist of Memphis formerly of Blytheville. Miss Orif- fin's selections Included, "On This Day, O Be'autlful Mother," "Till Month of Our Mother." and tlv traditional wedding marches. Mrs Hodge sang. "Jesus. My Lord. My God, My All." My Father Faber. Miss Griffin wore a sheer lim green frock with beige accessorie and Mrs. Hodge chose a brown an white crepe dress with white ac cessories. Their frocks were com plemented with a corsage of whit carnations. Miss Bettys Julia Wixson of 15m- dette. sister of the bride, was mnld of honor and Miss Jean Mnrle Cooper of Memphis was bridesmaid. They wore identical gowns of white organdy fashioned with a lull gathered skirt. The tight Engagement Announced rtiss Sheddan to Wed eorge Grindell Hubbard The engagement of Miss J»n« lieddan of Blytheville »nd S«im- ibla, Miss., to Georse Qrlndcll Hubard, ion of Mr. and Mrs. George nines Hubbard of Blytheville, to inounced today by her parent*, 1r. and Mrs. William Alexander heddan of Senatobla. Plans for a late June wedding ill be announced later. Miss Sheddan was graduated from enatobla City High School and ttendcd Wesleyan College. Macon, She Is nlso a gradual* of the Jniverslty of Mississippi. Oxford, •here she became a member of Delia Delta Delta social sorority. For lie past year, she has made her ome in Blytheville, while n mem- xr of the high school faculty here. Mr. Hubbard was graduated from Blytheville High School and Unl- ersity of Tennessee, Knoxvllle. He was president of Sigma Alpha Ep- llon social fraternity two years, president of the Y. M. C. A., president of the senior class and select- id as a volunteer two years for out- itanding leadership. He IB now associated with his father In business. Bits of News Mr. and Airs. William Alexander Sheddnn of Sennlobla. Miss., todny announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss June Sheddan. to George Grindell Hubbard of Blytheville, son of Mr. and Mrs. acoige Gaines Hubbard. Picnic Supper Is Given At Matt Monaghan Home Mr. and Mrs. Matt MOnaghan were host and hostess Saturday night when they entertained with picnic supper for the seniors at their home. 901 West Ash. Twenty two guests attended the affair, which was given In special honor at Misses Ony Oarrlgan. Rsmona Cvafton and Mary Frances Gaines ancl Randolph Smith. Following the supper, which was served on the back lawn of the home, the guests went Indoors where card games and contests were ayed for the remainder of the venlng. A hair arrangement of spring owers was presented to each girl resent. Miss Rosemary Monaghnn as- sterf her parents In entertaining. James L. Collins, boatswain's mate idte th« United States Navy, and son of Frank Collins of Steele, Mo., has arrived in Plymouth, England, to Join the Northern European Taslc Force. Pfc. Billy B. Long of Blylhcvllle has finished Basic training at Sliep- pard Air Force Base, Texas, and Saturday was assigned at Clinton County Air Force Base, at Wilmington, Ohio. Elliott I. Joi.es, aviation chief electrician's mate, with '.he United States Navy, Is currently stationed at the Rheln Mali. Air Force Base, near Krankfurt, Germany. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. I. Link Jones of Leachvllle. Pvt. Billle J. Goodman, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L, Goodman of Holland, Mo., left yesterday to participate In maneuvers at Yaklma, Washington, as a part of the medical company o r the 73rd Infantry Regiment. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Markham of Tiptonvllle, Tenn., were the weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Whitls. Mrs. Markham ond Mrs. Whltis were former roommates at Randolph-Macon. Mrs. Tom Mabry and son. Tommy Lw, will return tonight from Helena lilted bodice was embroidered all whit*. The wide satin sash In dawning pink fell at ankle lenctli. They carried bouquets of spring flowers which Included sweclncns. and roses In pastel shades, lied with matching streamers. Their liead bands were made of the same flowers. The bride, given In marriage by her father, wore a gown of mousse- line de sol and lace. The tight fitting bodice featured a softly rounded neckline and puffed sleeves with the bouffant skirt extending into a short train. Her short irloves were of sheer nylon with riifllcd cuffs She wore a single strand of pearls as the only ornament She carried a bouquet oi white roses centered with white orchid. • nd tied with showers of satin it reamers. Wilbur G. Harris of Mcmnhl •erved Mr. Crofford as best man and groomsman was James Law lence McDonald, also of Memphis Ushers were Bill Lee Wixsoi Brother of the bride, and John Do Ian of Memphis. Mrs. wixson, mother of the brtd Wore a gray, navy blue and whit printed stilt dress with navy an white accessories, with Mrs. Crn: ford choosing a brown and whi' silk print with match ine ace re «oriej. Each pinned a corsaKc white carnation at their shoulder Immediately following the ccr mony, a reception was held at tl home of Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Me Donald. The entertaining rooms of tl home were decorated in a pink ai white color scheme. Suring flowers in crystal vases added to the decorations. The dining table, was draped with a cloth of imported lace centered with the tiered wedding cake In pink, topped with sliver wedding bells and encircled with gardenias. Pink tapirs In silver holders flanked the centerpiece. Miss Thelma Fields and Miss patsy McDonald. both of Memphis, presided at the table. Following the reception, the couple left on a wedding trip to points of Interest In eastern Ten- rs. Stilwcll Entertains onoring W.S.C.S., Guests Mrs. George Stihvell entertained th nil Informal lea yesterday af- rnoon at her home. 112 West Dn- s. honoring former officials and embers of the Women's Society f Christian Service and their hus- ands. Approximately 50 guests call- d between the hours of 3:30 to 5. Others In the receiving line with Irs. Stllwell. were Mrs. W. tj. Orccn, Mrs. Qeorcc Shanks. Mrs. H. E. Lashot and Mrs. Joe Strlck- and. The lea table was covered with cloth of luce »nd centered with n arrangement of gladioli and weetpens In a low crystal bowl (linked by pink tapers in crystal holders. A pink and green color scheme was carried out In the dec- rations of the home. Centerinc the mffct was an arrnncement of lllie. 1 !. Mrs. Billy King presided at the able assisted by Missfs Ocorgc Ann i,l Lottie Penrl Stilwcll. Special cuesls nt the tea were the Hev. E. B. Williams, superintendent of the Jonesborn District of the Nortli Arkansas Conference of the Methodist Church and Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Miller of Rosrlnnd. Mrs. Stilwcll presented corsnces to members hi Hie receiving line and to those who assisted in serving. Informal Drop-In Given By Mr. and Mrs. Huffman Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Huffman Jr. entertained with an informal drop- in yesterday afternoon nt their new home on North Highway 61. Approximately 200 guests culled between the hours of three mid six. Arranged throughout the entertaining rooms of the home were vases of mixed spring flowers in pastel shades, which included low crystal bowls filled with pansies Centering the fircplnce mnntllc was a striking arrangement of white swcctpeas and stock. The dining table, from which refreshments wer served, was overlaid with B cut work cloth and centered with an altrac live centerpiece of swcetpeas inn white stock In a low silver bowl White tapers in silver holders flank ed the centerpiece. Mrs. Hevmai Cnrlton. Mrs. J. W. Adams, Mrs. W L. Horner and Mrs. Elton Kirby as sistcd in serving. Mrs. Huffman, Mrs. Chester Cald well and Mrs. L,. E. Old Jr. wci in the receiving line. Out of lo\vn guests who altende included Mr. and Mrs. Fahcrb Pinklcy and Dr. and Mrs. John Kil- Hon, all ol Portagrville. Mo., and Mr. and Mrs. Frank HulTinan of Sleele, Mo. where they spent several days visiting with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Lewis and son, Jack, and Mrs. M. W. Lewis returned from Holly Springs. Miss,, where they vlelted with his sister, Mrs. W Vliss Danehower Engaged To H. Reid Frisbie Jr. OSCEOLA, Ark., May 20 — Mr. d Mrs. Chester C. Danehower of Osceola announce the engagement nd approaching marriage of their daughter Miss Mary Frances Dane- lower, to H. Reid Frisbie Jr., son of ilr. and Mrs. H. Reid Frisbie Sr.. of Columbia, Mo. The wedding will be solemnized May 31. In the chapel of the First 'hr'stian Church, Columbia. Mo. The bride-elect is a graduate of St. Cecilia Academy, Nashville. Tenn.. and is a member of the 1949 graduating class at Stephens Col- lepe, Columbia. Mr. Frisbie is a student at the University of Missouri where lie Is affiliated with the Kappa Alpha fraternity. Buried Itrilwoods Not all of California's giant redwood trees are alwve the ground. Time and lime again, forests of these grants n( tlic plant world grew up, only to be covered witli volcanic ash and lava, and now lie buried deep below the soil. ncssee and the Carollnns before returning to Birmingham. Ala., to make their home, vhere he is connected with the Pillsbury Mills Inc. The bride \,orc lor traveling a toast colored tailored suit wilt a bright rust scarf.-and a picture hat of brown and white. Her accessories were of brown and white and she pinned nil orchid at her shoulder. At The Hosoitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Lawrence Everett, city. Mrs. Therman Lloyd, Horiicrsvillc, Mo. Hilly Edwin Keener, Dell. Mrs. Arnold wilt, Cooler, Mo. Joseph May, cily. Walk Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Ray Lewis and baby. Steele Mo. Miss Garrigan Honored At Informal Drop-In Mrs. R. A. Nelson entertained the senior girls with an informal drop- ill Saturday morning honoring Miss Gay Garrigan. The affair was helc at Mrs. Nelson's home at 1200 Wnmut. A red and white color scheme which are the school colors, wa carried out in the decorations o tlie home. Centering the refresh mcnt table was an arrangment o white magnolia and red roses. Add Ing to the decorations on the tabl were the assorted party food an the red napkins. Other spring fimvcrs were used In the home. During the morning, a record was made with each guest tcllhiR what she planned to do nftT graduating from school. Miss Garrlsan was presented n leather scrap book from the hostess and later each one present, wrote in It. A corsaee was presented each girl as a favor. Mrs. Nrlson was assisted by Mrs C. W. Garrigan, mothtr of the honorec. L. Cox, who has been seriously ill Her condition remains the same. Mr. and Mrs, Kelton Francis and sons. Bobby and Taylor and Mrs. W. E. Wade spent the weekend in Mississippi, where they visited with friends and relatives. Mrs. Wade visited her mother, Mrs. W. D. McCarthy and her sister, Mrs. Glnspy Smith in Guntown and Tupelo. She went especially to see her niece. Prances Smith, who has been ill, but is now much Improved. Mr. and Mrs. Francis and sons visited in Shannon. Thomas Sylvester, son of Mi 1 , nnd Mrs. Raleigh Sylvester of Blytheville, has been elected president of Alpha Pi Chapter of Sigma Pi fraternity at Arkansas ^tate in Jonesboro for next year. He will succeed. Jerry Haley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Don 1 Haley of Blytheville. who will graduate in August. Mrs. R. B. Waltrip returned to her home In Maiden. Mo., after having spent a week here with her daughter, Mrs. W. P. McDaniels and Mr. McDaniels. She was accompanied lome Saturday by Mrs. McDaniels ho spent the weekend there with er parents. C. E. Crews returned to his home i Memphis Saturday after having pent the past week here with his \ aughter, Mrs. Baker Wilson and Tr. Wilson. Mr. and Mrs, J. Stanley Grcsley ad as their guests over the week- nd, Mrs. Oresley's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur F. Landstreet of Mem- ihis. Mr. and Mrs. Kelton Francis have as their guests, Mrs. Francis' sister, Miss Nell Watts of Shannon, Miss. Out of town people who attended the funeral services for Rhaford L. Mitt Moffitt to Present ' Dance Pupils in Recital OSCEOLA, Ark., May 23 — Miss Maragret Moffitt will present her dance pupils, in a recital at the KeUer High School auditorium Thursday Mny 26, and at the Osceola. Hifih School Friday May 27. Each performance will begin at 8 p.m. The program will rjc divided Into three parts TUe first part svill be toe pictures, presenting eichl eh'ls on toe and second parl will include dance variations, tap, acrobatic and novelty numbers. The third and last part will he a presentation of a toilet entitled, "Garden of the Versailles". Among tlic 90 pupils who will participate are from Luxora. Reiser and Osccola. They arc; Connie BJorlund, Sally Dunn. Santly Russell, Nancy Sllverulait, Sl.sic Simmons. Charme Shippen. Don Blodgett. Hick Cj-nmci 1 Jr., Billy Dvess Jr., Scotty Fergus. Bill Phillips, Billy Williams. Annie Applcbaum, Tilly Glascoc, Diuna Graves. Dale Osborne. Eettv Ualph. Lib Sliippen, Linda Posey wiiltmorc, Betty Joyce Tate. Beckv Mann, Mary Dillsrd, Martha nillard, Judy Graves, Nancy Ohlcndorf, Anne Rhodes, Anne Smith. Kay Whitmore, Lynn Woln- Hnrrls. Carol Jean Jones. Stan Sanders. Jinibo Simmons, Jackie Ciosthvratte, Elizabeth Ann Asunder. Margot Crane, Doris Gentry. Sandra Sanders Elizabeth Aim Ivy, Carolyn Siif Walker. Josephine Segraves, Patts Alder, Charlenc Boney. Peggie Cannon. Linda Davis, Carolyn Drew Huriin. Merrie Carol Kcndrick. Lets Ruth McCraven, Roberta Louise Nallling. Mae Porter, Lorene Rog Coming Events Social Calendar ers, Diana Butler. Sandra Butler Mrs. Phillips Robinson will en- tcitain the La petite Club. Mrs. Colcman Stevens will be hostess to the I,n Nueve Club. The Trl-Town Bridge Club will l>c entertained at the home ol Mrs. Worth Holder. Club Eight will meet at the homo of Mrs. Jesse White. The L. E. W. Club will be entertained at the home of tviis, Howard Besharse. Wednesday , Chapter D, P.E.O. sisterhood will '. entertained at 1 o'clock lunch•on at the home of Mrs. E. B. Gee. The Chickiisnw Chapter, Del- ihians will meet at Hotel Noble at 0 a.m. Town and Cpuntry Club will be nterlalned at the home of Mrs '•. C. Ellis Sr. Mrs. W. J. Pollard will !)e hostess o the Wednesday Club. Thursday The Phebean Sunday School Class .f the First Baptist Church wll meet at the church for a pot lucl dinner and business meeting at 7:31 p.m. Mrs. Edcar P. Borum will enter' tain the Thursday Contract Club. Mrs. G. V. Df.ws will entertain the Blytheville Rook Club. Mrs. W. A stickmon will be hos te.ss lo the 1 Thursday Night Club. Thui-sdiij Rook club will .nee , the home of Mrs. George Sallb Jr. Avalon Bunco Club -'ill be en tertalned at thr home of Mrs Ray rnond Shamlin Mrs. boy Welch will be hostess to the Octctt- Club. Mrs. M. O. Dsroy will entertain with a morning party for members t the Mld-Weelc Club. The W.S.C,S. of the Gosnell Meth>dist church will meet at the home f Mrs. J. O. Davis *t 2:30 ,>.m. ; Mrs. Joe pride Jr., will be hostesi ' • the Thursday Luncheon Club. Friday Mrs. A. A. Hardy will be hosteis o the C.B.C. Club. Tile Friday contract Club will Jt, ntertained at the home of Kff Doyle Henderson. Mrs. James C. Guard will be hos- ess to the Friday Club. Saturday The 20th Century Club will be ntertained at a dance at the Hut, :30 p.m. Hosts and hostesses are Mr. and Mrs. Connie Modlnger, Mr. nd Mrs. Leonard oldham, Dr. and .Irs. Weldon Rainwater, Mr. and >li-s, Joe Pride Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Terry. CLoudne&s Clouds cannot form in the stra- :osphere. They can form only where there Is temperature decrease with altitude, and there is a virtually constant temperature ill the stratosphere. HUB Continuous Shows '^ Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN 8:00 a.m. 12:15 p.m. 1:31) p.m. Lamb yesterday Included, Mrs Harry Williams and son, Louisville, Ky., Mr. and Mrs, Oscar Bailey and children, Brenda and Oscar Jr., Dallas, Tex., George tt Lamb, LaFayette, La., Mr. and Mrs. Herman Lamb. Miss Lorelle Lamb and Mrs. Robert Chchnrdy. all of New Orleans, la.. Lee N. Lamb. Warden, Mo.. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Almond. St. Louis. Mo.. Crosby Lamb. O\vctis- boro, Ky., Mr. and Mrs. L. n. 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