The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 18, 1967 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, November 18, 1967
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BfeffiwCM HWfl AMM N«M- gahwhy, November 18, 1967- Page Hires — Society News — Phyllis Reed, Society Editor Ph. PO 3-4461 Miss Judy Irene Rigsby and Gerald Wayne Owen were married Nov. 4 In a candlelight ceremony .in the Crossroads Baptist Church. Bnb Of QerJJi Wayne Q Miss Judy Irene Rigsby of Mrs. Oral Hunnicutt, Mrs. Author Tusing, Miss Lois Ann Tus- Dell became the bride of Gerald Wayne Owen Saturday Nov. 4 in a candlelight ceremony in the Crossroads Baptist Church near Dell. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Rigsby of Dell and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Owen also of Dell. The altar of the church was decorated with a basket of white gladiolas and a branched candletree entwined with greenery. Traditional wedding music was provided by Mrs. B u b b a George, pianist, and Miss Shirley Davis, vocalist. The bride's only attendant was her sister, Mrs. Kenneth Reams. Her attire was a street-length blue taffeta dress with a white cotton lace over-lay. She wore a white carnation corsage. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a street- length white gown of peau de seau satin. The gown featured a lace bodice with a scalloped neckline with long sleeves extending to points at the wrist. Seed pearls accented the neckline and sleeves. The train, secured by bows at the shoulders, extended t h e length of the skirt. Scalloped lace accented the border of the train. The bride carried a white satin Bible topped with a cascade of small white summer flowers with white satin streamers. She wore . a shoulder length veil of silk illusion attached to a crown of chiffon petals garnished with seed pearls and hand-cut crystals. Her only jewelry was a pear ing, Miss Carolyn Houston, and Miss Karen Brees. Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Wigton and daughter, of Rockford, III, Mr. and Mrs. James Alsup and daughter, of Memphis, Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Davis, Miss Carolyn Clayton, Curtis Clayton 'wen Mrs. Talmsdge Clayton, all of Campbell, Mo. After a short wedding trip to Memphis, the couple are at tiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiimiiiiiHiiimniniiniiiiiiii jBits of News mostly perionat Sibyl Payne will arrive Sunday from Danville, Ark., to spend the Thanksgiving holidays with her sister, Mrs. C. G. Redman. Coming Events Monday TOPS Club 7:30, First National Bank Dell Baptist WMU Dell Methodist WSCS Trinity Baptist WMU First Methodist WSCS First Baptist WMS First Methodist Wesleyan Service Guild Motoring to Batesville Thursday to attend an art class were 7:30 p.m. First Christian Mrs. B. A. Bugg, Mrs. Harry Sansom, Mrs. Eunice Duncan and Mrs. Jess Russell. B&PW Have Dinner Meeting Business and Professional Women's Club met Nov. 14 at Plaza Cafeteria for their dinner meeting, which was presided over by Madolynne Van Cleve president. j The program was under the I leadership of Irene Tyrone and Family Fellowship Supper, j consisted of phases of personal ' Stacy Clanton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tyson Y. Clanton, has been initiated into Alpha Chi, national honors society, at Arkansas A&M Colelge in Monticello, Ark. Georgette K. Funk of Blytheville is pledging Sigma Kappa at, Indiana University where she is a sophomore. Church Episcopal Church women Tuesday Tuesday Bridge Club Tuesday Dessert Bridge Club Contract Club development of the Business and Professional Women. Mary Alice Schmalz gave a report o nthc President's commission on the Stains of Women. Mrs. Schmalz also read a letter from President Johnson S .G-- Alpha Chapter, Beta | « £*" ™* "— Xi Xi Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi There were 25 members present. Mrs. Ethel Bruce of Ben- Alpha Delta Chapter, Betai' 011 - K >'- and Mrs - Maricda Mc ' Kee were guests at the dinner. Hostesses were Billie Mar- Phi Alpha Alpha Chapter, Beta City Chapter Plans Dance The Blvtheville Beta Sigma Phi City Council held its regular monthly meeting on Nov. 14 at the Rustic Inn with 13 members present. Mrs. Quincy Hodge, president presided over the meeting which was opened by repeating the opening ritual. Representatives attending the meeting were: Mrs. Jim Smothermon, Mrs. L. L. Hubener and Mrs. John Kersnick from XI Xi Chapter; Mrs. Raymond Miller, Mrs. Cleo Pope and Mrs. Paul Westbrook from Alpha Alpha Chapter; Mrs. Leon Meador, Mrs. Rex Metzger, Mrs. Gerald Kelly and Mrs. Quincy Hodge from Gamma Alpha Chapter, and; Mrs. Billy Bowen, Mrs. Curtis Corder and Mrs. Roland Steward from Alpha Delta Chapter. Mrs. Corder, budget, chairman, presented the budget for the coming year. hom'e K in' J beHand"wifl'be leaving i Mrs. Steward served on the soon for Key West, Fla., where Sigma Phi \ slla "' RLtn Bcss an(l Laurie Lone Oak Extension Home- li;!" llins ;, «' h ° <l<*orated the ta- makers Club W1 "' ' a " " owe rs and in the Airmen's Wives Club Blytheville Junior High PTA, Is p.m., Executive board 2:30 !p.m. African Violet Club Wednesday Down One Bridge Club Lange PTA Town and. Country E. H. Club Armorel WMU, 7:30 p.m. Clear Lake Baptist WMU Thursday Duplicate Bridge League Shamrock Lanes Thursday Club BlyUieville Jaycettes, Jaycee Clubroom Golden Age Club, 7;30 p.m. Lutheran Women's Missionary League. Junior members of Dud Cas- ons Unit American. Legion Auxiliary Friday Friday Bridge Club Saturday Duplicate Bridge League Shamrock Lanes, 1:15 p.m. Thanksgiving theme. The door prize was BOH by! ! Juonita Davis. the groom is stationed with the Air Force. For traveling, the bride chose a mint-green' one-piece wool Mrs. Romney Doesn't WantTo Move to the White House By JACQUELINE KORONA Associated Press Writer Bloomfield Hills. A tasteful dresser, she dis- LANSING, Mich., (AP) — | misses with a wave of the hand Mrs. George Romney, wife of | the idea of being a pacesetter in the Michigan governor, smiles earnestly as she says she does not want to move to the White House. "I can't imagine any woman fashion. She buys many of her clothes on sale. Mrs. Romney demonstrates committee with Mrs. Corder. It was announced that the Harvest Dance for all Beta Sigma Phi City chapters will be held Nov. 18 at the Jaycee Building at 8 p.m. Mrs. Corder is serving a 3 chairman of the dance and Mrs Hodge will be co-chairman. Mrs. Corder announced the following committees: food, Mrs. Roland Steward, Alpha elta; Mrs. Harmon Cook, Alpha Alpha; Mrs. Hodge, Gamma Alpha and Mrs. John Kersnic, Xi Xi; Decorations; Mrs. Corder, Mrs. Charles C o a 11 e r, Mrs. j Metzger, Mrs. Hodge, Mrs. Leon Meador. Mrs. Coalter is music chair- The next meeting will be a j bus.'-eso meeting, Nov 28, at • "•". First National Bank. Drop-In Honors Miss Rushing Miss Judy Rushing, bride- elect of Jimmy McGee, was honored with a drop-in linen shower Nov. 13 in the home of Mr. Johnny Baxter. Hostesses were Mrs. Baxter and Mrs. Betty Young Redden. For the occasion, Miss Rushing wore an A-line white wool '.dress featuring knit sleeves and collar. She wore red accessories and was presented a red feather corsage. Special guest was Mrs. Allen Pushing, mother of the honoree. Miss Rushing opened gifts as ! little patience for some of the man wanting her husband to be pres- hero worshippers who trail her ident," says the 59-year-old for-1 husband, and bristles when she [ he meeting was closed by 11 present repeating the clos- mer actress. "But we're a team, and we'll stay a team no recalls one woman who went to matter what." Lenore LaFount Rornney her husband's No. 1 booster. Trim and delicate, she is as much at home in the kitchen of the governor's mansion here or their Swiss-modern home in the wealthy Detroit suburb of | an open house at the Romney's - I Bloomfield Hills home and scraped a bit of wallpaper from a wall for a souvenir. ing ritual, iec. 12. were displayed throughout the evening. Refreshments of hot punch and cake were served from a table covered in a pink cloth overlaid with white organdy. The table was centered with a crystal bowl that featured prisms hanging from the sides. The bowl was filled with pink and red roses. The hostesses Rushing was a fruit bowl. Mrs. Hopper Is Honored Mrs. Wayne Hopper (vas honored Nov. 13 with a miscellaneous shower at the home of Miss Janet Taylor. Mrs. Hopper is the former Miss Linda Conlo cf Phoenix, Ariz. Hostesses for the event were Mrs. Jack Vowell, Mrs. Danny Long and Miss Taylor. Special guests were Mrs. T. C. Hopper mother of the groom, and grandmother of the groom, Mrs. E. W. Hopper. Games were played during the evening with, Mrs. Long in charge. Mrs. A. W. West was game winner. Refreshments of punch and party foods were served from a table overlaid with a lace cloth. The home was decorated witii fall flowers. Mrs. Hopper was presented an electrical appliance by the hostesses. Lost Purse Found LAKEWOOD, Calif. (AP) Twenty minutes after Barbara McDonald reported her purse wild $4,225 in cash missing Friday, an 11-year-old Girl Scout was delivering it to sheriff's officers. Marlene Roisen spotted the purse between slops in her door-lo-door calendar sales campaign. She was given a $20 reward. E.H.C. Meeting Notes Armorel Extension makers Club met Tuesday in pendant and a pear and dia-jthe home of Mrs. C. W. Spur- mond ring, a gift of the groom. " The governor always has discussed his work with his wife, from the early days' when he managed the Automobile Manufacturers Association through his presidency at American Motors Corp. to his problems as governor. Lenore Romney's interest in the world outside her family also stems from her parents. Her father, Harold A. LaFount, I served on the original Federal Home-. communications Commission James. Alsup of Memphis served Mr. Owen as best-man. Mrs. Rigsby, mother of the bride wore a one-piece blue ensemble with black accessories. She wore a white carnation corsage. ' Mrs. Owen, mother of t h e groom, wore a navy ensem- Ijle with black accessories. Her flowers were white carnations. jMr. and Mrs. Rigsby were hist, for the reception immediately following the wedding in the reception room of the church. j Guests were registered in the tfuest book. The. table was decorated with a white table cloth overlaid with blue net and centered with a memory candle. The bride's table was covered with a white cloth and the centerpiece was s white candelabra entwined with lilly-of-the field. _The punch was served from to glass cutwork punch bowl. Reception usisUnli wen lock. Mrs. Farrell Kincaid was welcomed as a new member, and Miss Pat Cole was a guest. The devotional was given by Mrs. Robert Lawrence. Plans for a Christmas party to be held in the home of Mrs. James Thomas were made. The party will be Dec. 16 and special guests will be husbands of club members. Leaders reports were given by Mrs. Charles Emery, Mrs. Billy Brown and Mrs. Hugh Don Ashmore. Miss Cole gave a report on Christmas decorations. A demonstration was given on accessories by Mrs. Thomas. She was assisted by Mrs. Kincaid and Mr.i. Tom Gothard. The meeting' closed by all members repeating the c 1 u b creed. Mrs. Ashmore won the door prize. The next meeting wil! be a workshop meeting in the home. of Mrs. Billy Brown, Nov. 28, and her mother staunchly advocated women's suffrage. Observers say the governor often takes his wife's advice, whether on his tone of voice for speaking or on methods of making the best presentation to the press. TOPS Club To Meet TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Club will meet Monday night at 7:30 in the Hospitality Room of First National Bank. Anyone interested is invited to attend. Violet Club Meets Tuesday SOCIETY Violet Club The African Violet Cliih wil! meet Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the of Mrs. M. H. Redgeri, GO CLASSIFIED PRIVILEGES AUTHORIZED AS SECOND CLASS MAIL Blythnville Courier News BLYTHEVII.I.E. ARK. ZIP - 72315 Hurry IV. Hainra, Publisher 3rrt al Walnut St. Blylhevillc, Ark. Pi'bllsliecl daily except Sunday second class postage paid at Bly- ttevllle, Ark. HOME DELIVERY RATES BlytheTlIlt and town BlytheTlIle trade territory. U'«y 35c per werk K\ MAIL PAYABLE IN ADVANCE Within 50 miles of BlytheTlIle $8.00 per year More than 50 miles from BIythevflle $18.00 per year Your Friendly Theatre OSCEOLA •••••••••••••••••••••ft LAST TIME TODAY "THE FLIM-FLAM MAN" with George C. Scott Sun. • Mon. • Tues. tmus X.FELMUI NSEPNL WKKIEIICr "THE HONEY POT Blytheville Courier News MALCOLM R. JOHNSON YOUHKNAPP SHOE COUNSELOR 1104 Laurant Ave. — Caruthcrsville, Mo. Writ* or Call ED 3-1876 40 Samples SMALL, CURLY AND ROMANTIC arc the shapes for winter hairdos. Don't be misguided by believing the cropped heads are only lor the very young. Some very sophisticated types look well coifed in short hnir. loo. 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