The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 30, 1944 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 30, 1944
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t'AGB TWO BLYTHEVtLLE (ARK.) COtRiER NEWS Wells : Darby Wedding Ceremony Is Held At First Baptist Church In ah Impressive candlelight ceremony solemnized last night, ' 7 o'clock, at First Baptist Church, Miss -Maty Francis Darby, of Bly- thevilie and Deertog, Mo., became the; brSde-'of Lieut. Carlton Francis Wells, of Blytheyllle Army Air Field. The" double ring service was read by the. Rev. E. C. Brown, pastor of the church, In.the presence of a large 1 number of guesU, Including several ffbm'pul-of-town. Palms banked against the chancel rail arid flanked with tall, floor baskets of white gladioli and branched wrought Iron candelabra, formed on effective background for the bridal party., - " A program;; ot prenuptial music was given by L, T. Moore Jr., organist, and Pvt,. James McKce, vocalist, '.who '..sang- "Through The Years",;',,Vincent -Youra'as, and "I Love -Yoxi .Truly", Carrie Jacobs Boiid. Mr.'. Moore's, selections included' ."Caprice Vennols", Fritz Krelsler, arid. "Serenade 1 ', Schubert. Tlie traditional' wedding' marches were, used, while "Reverie" was softly played'.during the exchange of vows. ."• "," . - ;' Tapers were lighted by Miss Jean Darby jj of .•peering,. sister; of the bride, arid'Miss Joyce Sommers. Their frocks. were' fashioned alike, with a .demure .round neckline, basque waist and very bouffant skirt. Tiny ruffles' of. self material banded the'neckline; of the dresses, and they wore, corsages,of deep pink carnations. ,. ;' .. .. : , ..- Miss Carlynri Hood, who served as maid of Honor, wore a sheer crepe dress pfiorchld,- designed in the same style, arid her.shoulder corsage was of white gardenias. The bride, felven in'marriage by her brotiier,.;Sergt.' Randolph Darby of Deeririg and Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.,...wore, a street length dreis of white•mousseline de sole, 'liny satin-covered buttons extend- Mrs. Wells ed from the deep V-neck to the waistline, while deep ruffles lorMed the trim of the very iiili ^klrt. Her short white veil fell from a halo hat of white'.straw, and shu carried a Bible (opjKd with a purple orchid showered with white stephanotis. Lieut. Harrison Clark served Lieutenant'/Wells as best man, while ushers were Lieut. William Norton and Lieut. Cecil Slgman. All arc stationed at Biythevllle Armv Air Field. Immediately following the ceremony, Lieutenant and Mrs. Wells left, for a brief wedding trip to Hot Springs, after which they will ic- iurn to Blythevillc to make their ionic. For traveling, the bride wore » tailored suit of black sheer, with touches of while, and a corsage of orchids. , Miss Ruth; AustirhTo Wed High School .Instructor Dr. and ; Mrs.' Russei I H . Avis tin of Arkansas State College, Jonesboro, today :. announce . the engagement and approaching; marriage -of their daughter, 'Miss'' Rulri Pauline Austin, to Larry L. Wimp, instructor In mathematics' and physics at Arkansas State • College'.,-- •"-. . .. . ..... Plans for the ceremony, which will be solemnized .In mid-August, will be announced later, ~i •-:• '•' Miss Austin ,'atieAded Jo1ih' : Brown • University, Siloarn Springs, Ark., nnd reeclyed her'- B.;s. : Degree from •Arkansas S&le.vfn';-xl9«,'"ri)a'Joririg. in home ecoTi'o'mlcsij"' ' •>••'' Sh| served asl'^presldent -of the Alpha TavijiZeta- social sorority, "t!ie home' economics club and Pi Gamma Mu liqhoraryjfraterritty , during her senlornyair, -ahd waVincIiined In the 1944 edition of '"who's Who Arriohg. Students. In American Colleges>and Universities." MrJ Wimp, •attended Jonesboro Baptist College and Southeast MIs- sourb State Teachers College, Cnpe Glrardeau, Mo:/', where he received- his B. S. E.; Degree, 'He later was awarded his Master's Degree at Unl- versit}> of Missouri, Columbia. Af[Jr serving as a teacher in the consolidated school at Holland, Mo., for a'number'of years, he went to Arkansas State as instructor and next^year will teach mathematics and .science in Biythevllle high schocil. " -. Thjy plan to make their home in Blvthfville. '. •••"•• , i\ - --• '•' • • Picruc Supper Tuesday Mrsl Ralph Berryman entertained .Tuesday -night: with, an al fresco party on 'the lawn 'of -her .country home; east of Blythevilie. '. Guest of honor were several out- of-town guests here for brief vaca- tions'with their families. : They Included Max Harrison of Meluchen N. J,. Mason Day ,Ir., : and Cammle Logan of New Orleans, Miss Helen Scheerer of Dexter, Mo., and Mrs L. E., Baker arid son, Larry, who returned that day from an extended vacation In Texas and Louisiana After the picnic supper, several of thg guests went on to Dell where they ^attended the parly given by Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Stacy Luncheon Club Entertained Mrs. J. c. Ellis entertained members of the Friday Limchcon Club yesterday morning at her home at Barfield, when she also was hostess to two guests, Mrs James n..Clark and Mrs. C. R. Wrotcn. Mrs. H. c. Rose yesterday became a new member of the club. After bridge had been played for several hours, luncheon was served buffet style from u luce covered table, centered with a red bowl filled with dward zinnias in vivid hues. High score prize went to Mrs. Clark, with Mrs. Ellis second. , •,»••',- Mr.v Mrs/ Wade 'Enferteinl Wells-Darby"-Bridal Party Mr.. and Mrs. K. L. Wade Sr entertained with a buffet supper laU> yesterday afternoon at their home on Walnut Street in special compliment to Mr. Wade's niece Miss Mary Francis Darby, and her' fiance. Lieut. Carlton Francis Wells, whose marriage was solemnized' last night at First Uaptisl Church The 14 guests Included only members of the family nnd out-of- town guests present for the ceremony. Summer flowers were used throughout. Ihc home. Out-of-town guests present included Mrs. M. N. Watfcliis and daughter. Loi s , of Delro)t Mrs Hans Heeding of Etcele, Mo and Mr. and Mrs. James Bmiyard of west Memphis. Mrs. Walfclns and Mrs. Heeding arc sisters ot the bride nnd Mr. ami Mrs. Dunvard her uncle and aunt. Club Eight Entertained The country home of Mrs. Otto bcrape was the setting for the bridge party given Wednesday afternoon for members of Club Eight and two guests, Mrs.' Sam Burns and Mrs. Harry Stephens of Corii- »if. Ark., housegucst of her sister, Mrs. L. S. Benlsh and family. Bummer flowers • gave n colorful background to the bridge tables arranged In the living room High score prize, defense stamps went to Mrs. R. B. stout, and second high to Mrs. Graham Sudbury. iced drinks were served during the afternoon. Visitor Is Complimented At Bridge And Luncheon Mrs, H. c. Davidson, who formerly lived In Blythevilie -before moving with her family to St. Joseph, La., spent yesterday here where she was guest of honor al a luncheon and afternoon bridge par- ly given by Mrs. R. c. Alien. Eight of Mrs. Davidson's most intimate friends were invited for luncheon, which was served at small tables in the living room, which was gay with garden flowers. In the bridge games plnycd during the afternoon, high score prize was won by Mrs. Robert Cintues and second high by Mrs. Allen. • + • Class Party Is Given Mrs. T. J. Bailey entertained the Pathfinder's Class of First Melho- disl Church last nlBht when 12 members were present. Dart and croquet were played on the lawn for several hours, before the . hostess, assisted by Mrs. Ermon Powell, served ti dessert coui-se. • * • Mrs. Howard Moore Feted At Evening Bridge Parly Mrs. L. If. Moore entertained with n bridge party last night In compliment of her daughter-in-law, Mrs Howard Moore of Fort pierce, Fla, who has been her liouseguesl for several, weeks Summer flowers from the colorful garden of'the hostess were used to decorate the entertaining rooms oi the house, where three smai: tables were arranged for the bridge Barnes. Mrs. Moore, assisted by Miss Frances McIIancy,- served a dessert course. High score prize was received bj Mrs. John R. McDonald, secoiu high by Mrs. T. p. Wright Jr. and the guest of honor also was presented with a'gift. *. • * Lieut. Driver and Bride fill Visit in Osceola OSCEOLA, June 30,—Much in- ierest. Is being shown In the visit oi Lieut. Walter -Driver nnd his )rlde, the former Miss Carolyn Maylield of, El-Paso, Texas, who arrived today to spend two days with Llculenant Drivers aunt, Mrs. Hale Jackson, an<l Mr. Jnckson. '.Joining them here, Lleiilenaiit driver's grondinofticr. Mrs. L. I VnnDerv.Jort of Chicago, Is coming town also to'b'e with her grandson irlor to his departure for foreign service. The marriage of Miss Mayfield and iLIeulenant'-priVcrr' was brll- Iniitrjr' solelnnteecl^Jun'c' : H nt :; St Clements' Episcopal' Church 1n El Paso. Daughter of Mr. .and Mrs. David IVfayfield, the bride ' is a member of a family long prominent In social and financial circles there. Mrs. Jackson .-flew to El Paso for the wedding and the reception which followed the rites. Lieutenant Driver, who has been stationed at Biggs Field there is son of Mrs. I. N. Epstein of' El Paso and Walter Oliver of Osceola. . . • . Member of prominent Northeast Arkansas families, Lieutenant Driver Is especially well known in sports circles, having won the national men's doubles in tennis nnd having six limes been national champion of the men's singles competition. He lias spent much time for a number of Summers with the Jncksons. :• Because of the brief time prior to his departure overseas, no formal entertainment Is" being planned for Lieutenant Driver and hi* Bride but -a number of iclatlvM and friends plan to visit them ml formally at the Jackson home MEMBER °" SERVING NATION-WIDE SELECT A LOT MEMORIAL PARK Terms On Family Cemetery Lots HOLT FUNERAL HOME Phon* 571 lor HOTEL NOBLE -featuring the piano music of Miss Cornelia Adair o[ Boston, Mass. REQUEST PROGRAMS , during luncheon and dinner. MEXSANA SOOfHIHC 5 W WAR LOAN Buy Invasion Bonds Spend what you save using Shibtey's Best ...-' Flour, Cutcliff's Have Daughter Announcements have been received here of llic blrlh of a daughter June 20, to Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Culcllff ot Amory, MLss. 'Hie ba- hy, their third child, has Hot yd been named. Mrs. Ciitclltf Is llic former. Miss Warreiie Brownlee of Dell. 'Hie two children ore Melissa Ann, wjio Is three, and Martha I/nilse, who Is one and a half. • » • Swimming And Supper Parly Given Wednesday Seventeen boys and girls were guests of James Westbrook Jr., Wednesday night when he entertained with a swimming party fol- lovvtt! by supper. After several hours spent al the swimming pool fit Walker Purk, the guests went to the Westbrook home on Henrn street, where a picnic supper was served on the lawn, and gnmes were played. Tuberculosis Group Elects New Officers Mrs. Roland Green was elected president of the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association al a meeting of the executive committee of the group held Wednesday morning at the home of Mrs. R. L. Banister. Mrs. Green succeeds Mrs, Banister, who tendered her resignation Wednesday following five years of service In that otfice. Other officers elected Wednesday were Mrs. James Hill Jr., first vice president, James N. Smotlier- inan, second vice president, Mrs. Kendall Berry, secretary, Rlley Jones, treasurer, and Mrs, C. G. Hedinan, executive secretary. Mrs. Mike Nullllng of Oscola will serve ns chairman for Soutli Mississippi-County. Kiwanians Have Barbecue Klwanls Club members entertained their wives and families, and several guests Wednesday night with a chicken barbecue at Walker Pnrk. Tills replaced the regular weekly limcliron meeting held ench Wednesday at Hotel Noble. Following the serving of the barbecue supper, the youngsters played games for several hours. Lions To Meet Monday Members of the Blythevillc Lions Club will have their regular weekly luncheon meeting nt HoUl Noble 01^ Monday of next week Instead of • Tuesday,' die to the fourth 'or July holiday, was announced, today by Chester Caldwell, club president. COLUMBUS. O. (UP)-Dl'. How- ird L. Bevls, 58, president of Ohio State University, recently was no- ificd by a draft board that he had iccn classified 4-F. But it. was a mistake, for Hie draft board clerk has confused Bevls* name with another. MARGARET'S BEAUTY SHOP 1M B. rint Phone 2532 Bring Us Your Beauty Problems ETMUnt* By Appointment Next Collection Of Waste Paper To Be July 15 New date.i for the waslcpapei collection was announced today by L. O. Nash, chairman of the Salvage Committee, who said that the collections would be made every third Saturday In each jhonlli Instead of weekly as In the past The next collection win be July 15' There will be no collection tomorrow. The change was made became of Die lack of cooperation of housewives who did not place enough paper at the disposal of those picking It up to make it the time taken each week to collect It Mr. Nash pointed out. lie urged the cooperation of housewives In the once-a-momh collection so that Biythevllle mny still meet its quota. No Swimming Classes Will Be Held Tuesday Mrs. George M. Lee, chairman of the Safety Swimming project for the Clilckasawba District chanter of the American Hed Cross, announced, today that no swimming classes will be held on Tuesday because of the Fourth of July holiday. Persons interested In attending- nn adult safety swimming cltiss now In the process of organization were advised to watch for announcement of registration date for the class \vliich will he made In (lie near future, Mrs. Lee said. At the Hospitals Biythevllle Hospital Admitted— iLlndn Kay Maynard, city. Joy Coleman, city. Dismissed— : Mrs. A. E. Clark, city. Walls Hospital Admitted- Betty Lou Wathins, Leachvllle. Mrs. Joe Bartlett, city. Dismissed— Mrs. Holland Summers and baby, Mrs. G. M. Wilson, city. Franklin Dean Hunt, city. Benny Prltchard, city. Memphis Baptist Hospital Admitted- Mrs. R. I,. Mitchell, city. Memphis Mfthodlst Hospital Admitted— Elols e 'Shelton, osceola. ., The sun always shines'on North America since' when' it is scttln" on AUu in the Aleutians, it is rising in Maine. FRIDAY, JUNE'OO, 1.0<M Bits of News Mostly Personal Mr.s. Frank Hayes Is In Amory, Miss., us guast of her sister, Mrs. L. A. cutcliff and family. Mrs. li. L.' Chambers cmd her daughter, Mrs. Ellis Snipes, wltli her young cim, Bob Tiptbn Snipes, moved today from the apartment they have bee occupying on West Walnut, to the home of Mrs. Qulney Alexander on North Ninth Street. Mrs. Jim Tompklns left yesterday for St. Louis where she entered Barnes Hospital for a major operation which she underwent, this morning. Mrs. Neva Scarrow, who for the past three monllis lias served ns assistant to the American Red Cross field director at BAAF, left tills afternoon for Hew Orleans, where she will be married to Sergt. James Cosgrove of Amarlllo Texas. They plan to make their home in Amarlllo. • Miss Vera Saliba arrived yesterday from Deimkan, Ark., to spend her.three.weeks vacation here with lier parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. A Sa- llba and family. Her brother, Albert Sallba, a student at Louisiana State. University, Baton Rouge, will arrive .tomorrow, to spend several days here with his family. E. J. Ham of Durant, Miss., is spending several days here with his sister, Mrs. J. M. Fowler. Mrs.. H. E. Neblett is visiting friends and relatives In Little Rock for two montlis. . ' . • Mrs. James Westbrook Sr., and daughter, Katherlne, have returned from .Paragould where they went early this week to attend the wedding of a friend, in which Kather- lne served as a junior attendant. Condition of Mrs. Leon Smith who has been suffering from a severe facial burn, was worse'today She is at her home on Chickasawba Avenue. Alice Ann Davidson of St. Joseph, La. t i llls been llle g ues f 0( Nancy Partlow for two days. She with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H Dr. J. L. Guard Optometrist at Guard's Jewelry 209 W. Main Now Available In Book Form _ HOME, FROM DIEPPE it the experiences of Serst. Ererell Oglesby, .. „„, ,„;,„, one 0 [ ti, e fi^ Americans to fight on the ; r. £""!,";"'„"' Eurol)e in lhis war ' Servin f *•«• *he gallant old LS«K , f>,cottlsli Kegiment, lie was wounded at Dieppe, spent. 11 months in a N;m.prison and finally was repatriated. Permanently «lls- ahtcrt from his wounds, lie has relumed to Arkansas ifter ieine : honorably discharged from the Canadian Army. Kvery American will want to read thus absorbing story of courage and patriotism. While they last—a lirrfited number of special autographed copies, mailed anywhere postpaid. Only $1. , SEND ORDERS TO i SERGEANT OGLESBY % Courier News, Blythevilie, Ark. WEDDING FLOWERS Our expert florists will handle decorations for weddings, parties and other occasions. Call us lor an estimate ^FLOWERSEOP .> ' •F.T.p. 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Garland Gillcnwater Jr., Is able to be out after having been Injured several days ago In a fall from his Pony. Mrs. Paul Kirkfndall has as her guest for a week, her daughter, Mrs. John Halsey of Oklahoma City, Okla., who came especially to be with her brother, Tech. Sergt. William Paul Kirkindall, who is home on furlough from Camp Campbell, Ky. Sergeant Kirkindall will return there tomorrow. Mrs. T. D. Rhodes is In Jackson, Miss., with . her son, Pvt. Thomas D. Rhodes, who is a patient at Hobson General Hospital there. Private • Rhodes, who was wounded in action In Italy,.Is expecting a transfer .to another hos- Serve Cold Delicious! pltal soon and his mother will remain with him until that time. Dr. and Mrs. John Allison and daughter, MLss Alice Allison, 'at Chicago, have arrived to spend a week here as guests of Dr. Allison's rather, J. p, AlUson, nnil Miss Millie Allison. 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