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FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 1949 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS New* Amelia Saliba, Society Editor PboM 4461 Miss Walls Weds A. A. Fredrickson In Rites at Home dfc a candeilght ceremony of Iwuty and simplicity, Miss Joyce Meredith Waits daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. V. Walls became the bride of Arthur Allan Fredrickson of Blytheville, son of p.lr. and Mrs. ER. Fredrickson of Grand Island, Neb, The double ring ceremony was solemnized at the home of the bride's paints, 1201 Holly Street, In the presence of Intimate friends and relatives of the couple, with the Rev. E, C, Brown, pastor of the First Baptist Church officiating. The background for the setting was formed of a huckleberry screen studded with clusters of gardenias and other white flowers from the celling to the floor. The'prie dieu, placed in the center, was covered in white and tied with huge satin bows. At each side were branched candelabra holding tall stately white cathedral topers which cast a soft glow ovci the wedding party Completing the setting were the floor vases filled with arrangements of white double larkspurs, gladioli »nd stock with tall vases of vhite matching flowers being arranged throughout the home. , A program of nuptial music was presented by Larry T. Moore, pianist and Harry Pritzius, Jr., vocalist. Mr. Moore's selections included Shubert's "Serenade" and "Melody." The bridal chorus from Lohengrin was used as the processional and jfj| recessional was Mendelssohn's ^redding March." Mr. Fritzius' selections were "Sweetest Story Ever Told" -and "I Love You Truly" by Bonds. Mrs. Crook Is Matron of Honor Mrs. Barnes Crook, who was the matron of honor, was the only feminine attendant. She wore a formal gown of aqua taffeta fashioned with a low square neckline and tight fitted bodice with puff xleevu. The gored skirt fell into soft folds and she wore a halo of shattered carnations and yellow roses. She carried a colonial bouquet in a' gold holder outlined with a ruffle of aqua maline and was formed of Claudius Pernet roses •nd featured baby ptnk carnations and tied with gold satin knee length streamers. The bride, given In marriage by her father, wore a ballerina length gown of soft white organdy worn over taffeta. The tight fitting bod- Ice was fashioned with a rounded neckline and tiny cap sleeves. .The very ' full skirt, featured a flared peplum at the waist and her elbow length gloves were, of lace. Her fingertip vail of illusion fell from a coronet of hand embroidered seed pearls over lace. Her bridal bouquet was a shower arrangement of white double larkspurs and white carnations intcr- Tsed with maline puffs and eked with white satin maline HAS HOME WEDDING — Miss Joyce Meredith Walls, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. V. Walls, became the bride of Arthur Allan F r e d r ickson, son of Mr. and M r s. E. R. F r e drf ckson of Grand Island, Neb., in a ceremony solemnized this a f t e rnoon at the home of the bride's parents at 1201 Holly Street. The R e v. E. C. Brown, pastor of the First Baptist Church officiated a t the double ring ceremony. Mr F r e d r ickson is a. member of the Courier News editorial staff. rr- Miss Mayfield Is Wed Alton Brooks Odom ••pe bac streamers. The bouquet was centered with a detachable white orchid with a purple throat from which fell streamers of satin ribbon in which were tied stock floretts. Father Srrrr* As B*st l»Ian E. R. rredrickson served his son is best man. Mrs. Walls, mother of the bride, wore a soft summer crepe of aqua fashioned with a tunic effect and brown accessories with Mrs. Fredrickson. mother of the bridegroom, choosing a grey silk spring frock with black accessories. Each pinned a fuschia throated purple orchid at their shoulder. Following the ceremony, a reception was held. The bridal table was overlaid with a lace cloth and centered with a three tiereti wedding cake topped with • minature brid* and groom and encircled with gardenias. White tapers in silver holders were at each side! Mrs. H. C. Walls and Mrs. George J. DeVinny of Montrose, Colo., presided at the table with Joan De- Vinny in chaise, of the bride's book. Each wore a gardenia in their hair. Immediately after the reception, *tot couple left on a wedding trip V*:fore returning to Blytheville to make their home. The bride wore for travelling, a natural colored light weight gabardine suit with a navy blue blouse and navy accessories. Her hat was of natural straw and navy blue. She pinned her bridal orchid at her shoulder. Out of town guests included Mr. •nd Mrs. E. R. Frcdrickson, of Grand Island. Neb., Mr. and Mrs. George J. DeVinny and children Joan and George of Montrose, Colo. To Dr. M. D. Mayfield of Vanduser, Mo., a former physician of Blytheville, today announces the marriage of Ills daughter, MLss Virginia Ether Mayfield to Alton Brooks Odom, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Odom of Munson,-Fla. The ceremony was solemnized Friday afternoon, May 27, at the First Baptist Church in Brewton, Ala., with the Rev. J. P. Maxwell, pastor, officiating. The bride wore a formal gown of white eyelet sheer. Her floor length veil of lace fell from a cornet halo of beads. Her only ornament was an antique gold watch and she Carried a bouquet of white carnations. Follqwing the ceremony the couple left on a wedding trip before returning to Milton, Fla., where they will make 'their home. For travelling, the bride chose a lilac crepe dress with white accessories. Her frock was complemented with an orchid corsage. •.Mrs. Odom is a graduate of Arkansas State College, Jonesboro, where she received her M.A degree and further advanced graduate credit in the graduate school of George Peabody College. She has also attended Southeast Missouri Stat'e College and the University of Texas. Mr. Odom is a graduate of Florida State University where he has also done graduate study. He is a veterans' Vocational Agriculture instructor at Allentown, Fla. • • * Rook Club and Guest Meet with Mrs. Copeland Mrs. R. A. Copeland was hostess yesterday when she entertained the Blytheville Koolc club and guest a her home on North franklin. The guest was Mrs. T. H. Haynes. Mrs. Russell Wert received high score during the games with seconc high being won by Mrs. O. O. Elk ins and rooko by Mrs. Haynes. Summer flowers in crystal vases were used to decorate the home. Refreshments were served by the hostess after the card games. Mrs. Sylvester Hostess To Rook Club and Guest Mrs. Raleigh Sylvester was hos- tess' last night when she entertain ed the Thursday Night Club mem hers and one guest, Mrs. Joe Cooks ton, at her home at 201 East Da vis. Hydrangeas In blue crystal vases were arranged throughout thi home. High score was won by Mrs. Don Haley in the rook games with Mrs W. A. Stickmon winning rooko. Following the games, the hos tess served cake and iced drinks. /Irs. Allen Is Hostess To Nu Phi Mu Sorority The Nu Phi Mu Sorority met las night at the home of Mrs. Fred Ihild with Mrs. Pat Allen as host ss. There were eight members pres nt and eight guests. r l"he guests ncluded Mrs. Hortense Hyde, wh was in charge of the program Peggy Van Winkle, Opal Me Dermott, Sue Widncr, Emm Tantzenich, and Mary Ellen Staf 'ord. During the program, Mrs. Hyoj >eauty operator, gave a demonstra ion of a facial, after which a brie business session was conducted. Ros anna Cleveland was elected as tern porary president during the absenc of Jane Shelton, who will atten college for the summer session. Refreshments were served by th hostess at the close of the meeting Mrs. Speck Entertains Bunco Club and Guest Mrs. Clyde Eldridge was a gue. yesterday with members of th Avalon Bunco club when they me at the home of Mrs. Norman Spec During the games played, hig score went to Mrs. Eddie Ford wit Mrs. c. B. Kettlnger receiving bum and Mrs. John Clouse, low score. Attractive arrangements of spring flowers were used to decorate the home. Refreshments of a dessert course were served by the hostess. Mrs. Blakcmore Hostess To Thursday Rook Club The Thursday Rook Club met yesterday at the home of Mrs. Neville Blakemore. Arranged throughout the entertaining rooms of the home were vases of pink and blue hydrangeas. Mrs. T. w .Ooforth won high score in the afternoon games with Mrs. Pulton Ellis receiving second high and Mrs. Dale Horn, rooko. Following the games, the hostess served refreshments. • • » Business Meeting Is Held In Ciubroom by Jaycettes Tlie Jaycettes met Wednesay night in the Jaycee clubrooms for their regular business meeting. j Mrs. Leon Oenning, president, I presided over the meeting, during I which time reports were heard from the various officers and committee chairmen. The group discussed the buying of kitchen utensiles for the new clubhouse. Other business vras transacted, after which the four new Bits of News Mr«. Brooki Grlmme of Galnei- ille, Fla., >p:nt yesterday here 1th her mother, Mrs. W. K. Taylor, he returned to Memphis list night Join Mr. Grimme, and they are eavlng today for Colorado Springs, olo., to spend their summer vaca- ,on. Mr. and Mrs. Grlmme are taking their home In Gainesville •hile he Is attending University f Florid*. ' Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Hocolt, Sr., nd son, Lloyd, left this morning or Baton Rouge, La., where they ill attend the graduation of their on and brother, Johnny P. Hocott. r, who attend Louisiana State Jnlversity, and who will receive his Masters Degree. They were accompanied to Louisana by Mrs. L. C. lollison and daughter, Dorothy Lee who will spend several days with riends and relatives. Herbert N. Swearengen, Jr., of r'ayettevllle, is spending several lays ticre with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sv/earengen, Sr. He will return Sunday. His sister, Miss Virginia Swearengen, student at the University of Arkansas arrived yes- erday to spend her summer vaca- .ion here with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Don Haley and son, Jerry have as their guest Clifford Wroten of Helena. Jerry and his guest will return today 'rom a squirrel hunt. They are both students at Arkansas State Jonesboro. Mr. and Mrs. James Oxford and family had as their guest for sev eral days, their son, Gerald Oxford, Mrs Oxford and son, Ronnie of Terre Haute, Ind. Miss Evelyn Hill of Luxora, h: been elected pianist for the Sunday School at Blue Mountain College Blue Mountain, Miss., for the 1949 50 session. Mrs. Newton B. Fisher. Mrs. Ray mond Bomar and niece, .Tane Crawford spent yesterday In Mem phis shopping. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Muery ant! family and Miss Gary Muery Hazel Park, Mich., who have been visiting here, left this'morning fo Baton Rouge, La., to attend gradu atton exercises at Louisiana Stat University In which their son an brother, Henry Muery, formerly o Blytheville. will receive his B. degree in chemistry. He is now em ployed at the Soils Laboratory on the campus and is also doing grad uate work in soil chemistry there. Roland Oxford has gone to Terr Haute, Ind., to spend two week there as guest of his sister, Mrs Otis Bensley, Mr. Bensley and son Micheal. While there, he will als visit with his brother, Gerald Ox ford and family. John Russell Reinmlller Blytheville, will receive a degree i law when he Is graduated from th University of Arkansas tomorrow His mother, Mrs. Homer Wilson and Mr. Wilson left last night t attend the commencement exer cises at Fayetteville, where the will be joined by his brother, Jim inie Reinmlller, who Is attendln Boys State, in Little Rock th week. Following the commencemen exercise, Mr. and Mrs. Relnmllle will accompany his family home fi several days stay before going Little Rock to reside. He will b. connected with the legal depar ment of the International Harves er Company. Gene Hargett. son of Mrs. Edn Hnrgett of Memphis, and Flos Mrs. Lowe's Students resent Piano Kecital MM. J. Cecil Lowe presented her ano students In a formal recital »*t night In the hlf h school «u<tlt- lum and tlio pment«d the high •ard to Ruth Hal* for the «tud«nt ho accomplished th* most durin» er year's work. Honorable mention for this ward went to Millie Ann Mallory, ay Hindman, Larry Reid and Jo Ice MeGuire. Special recognition as made of Bobble Jo Alley, Wine Goodson and Son jo English for eir work accomplished in less ian three months study. Some of the numbers of the ad- anced students included: Buford oung, Beethoven's, "For Elsie"; airline Yarbro, "Afternoon of » aun" by Debussy; Delores Penny, Sabre Dance Boogie," Busch; Mtl- e Ann Mallory. "Deep Purple", >e Rose: Jo Alice MeGuire, "Hora laccato", Dlennl-HneU; Larry eld, "Valse Chromatlque", God- rd; Ruth Hale, "Waltz In A Flat" y Brahms, and "Minute Waltz" V Cnopln;.Jimmy Lowe, "Rustles f Spring" by Slnding. Other students participating In le recital were: Steve MeGuire. udy Regan. Bill Wyatt, Sonja nglish, Deenya Ann Blankenshlp, crry Lowe. Mary Elizabeth Abbott, ierald Brown, Manya Kay Blanknship, Don Brown, Susan Moore, ion Copland, Susan and Jimnilc loore, Ronnie Wagster, Sammy Vorkman, Dalma Reid, Patsy Yar- ro Don Colem'-i. Glenda Penny, Jobble Jo Alley, Winnie Goodson Mice Faye Frazier, -Ben Young, ile Louise Handley, Doris Cope, Cay Hindman. Ushers were Bobbie Jo Alley and Kav Hindman. Flash pictures were made at the lose of the recital with the st icing decorated with baskets ol link and blue hydrangeas. members were Introduced. Following the meeting, refresh ments of hot dogs and Iced drin were served. Mrs. Hornet to Head First Metnodist W.S.C.S. Officers, committees and circle chairmen of the Women's Society of Christian Service of the First Methodist Church for the 1949-50 year were announced today. The w. S. c. 8. meetings will convene at 3 p.m. andMhe business and program meetings will be combined. Tills change will be In ef- fec, throughout the hot weather. Mrs. W. L. Horner was elected as president with the following officers to serve with her: Mis. W. J. Pollard, first vice - president; Mrs. George W. Pyles, second vice-president; Mrs. W. R. Campbell. record- Ing secretary; Mrs. L. E. Old, promotion secretary and Mrs. C. A. Cunningham, treasurer. The following secretaries and their, committees arc: Mrs. J. c. Droke. Christian social relations and local church Activities; Mrs H. N. Whitls, missionary education and service; Mrs, Fred L. steadman, Wc.steyan Service Guild; Mrs. H. G. Paitlow, student work; Mrs. Jack Robinson, youth work; Mrs. William Wyatt, children's work; Mrs. James C. Guard, spiritual life; Mrs. James Hill. Jr., status of women; Mi's. L. E. Baker, supply work, Mrs. G. E. Atkinson, literature and publications and Mvs. Bryon Moore, publicity and printing. Circle chairmen arc as follows: One, Mrs. C. S Stevens, Jr.; Tivo. Mrs. Harry Halnes; Three, Mrs. Charles Crlgger ;Four, Mrs. Elton Ktrby; Five, Mrs. Henry Humphreys and Six, Mrs. W. Leon Smith Gosne/l W.S.C.S. Meets For Regular Program The Women's Society of Christian Service of the Gosnell Method- st Church met yesterday afternoon at the church (or a regular program. There were eight members and two visitors, Mrs. Howard Jolui- soii, and Mrs. Bently present. The devotional was given by Mrs. Lee Hill, after whlcii Mrs. Clarence Montgomery taught the last two chapter.? of the book, "China,' Twilight or Dawn." Plans for a box supper to be held, Thursday. June B at [he church at 7:30 p.in,, were made. ' The meeting closed with prayer by Mrs. Henderson Hall. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Ix-c Hill, hostess. Stone Implements were widely used In most areas during nil of the bronze age and well Into the Iron age. 72 Arkansans Graduate From US Naval Academy ANNAPOLIS. Md., June 3. l/Fj— Twelve Arknn.siins are to graduate from the U. S. Naval Academy lo- dny. They are: Calvin Eugene tiakcs. fit . 1. lieiitoiwilte; John Schiller Mcklnner licnson, El Doratlo; Jnnies Waters Matheney, El Dorado; Joseph Zncliary Taylor, SI Do- rndo; Jnnies Richard Page. Harrison; William Stanford Knolilcs. Helena; Jimmy Penrce Deiirlng. Holly Grove; John Chollni Friend, Little Rock; Phillip Howard Thorn, Jr., Little Hock; Hugh Ellen I.on- gtno. Jr.. Texarkana; Byron Simpson Bartholomew, Fit. 2, Trunmnn; Lawrence Hcdrlck Derby, Jr., Warren. farewell Party Proves Too Much for Honor**; Suffers a Heart Attack ATLANTA, June 3. Ifi—The fellows at police head<lu»rt«r» fmro a farewell party WednewUj toe Miss Mamie Barrett, a secretary Lq the detective bureau. Only 43 years old, she had worked, there 25 years, long enough for retirement. In the midst of the excitement >t the party, Miss Barrett,was jtrick- en with an attack. She died yesterday. The apple Is closely allied to the pear. feto Tau Zeta Chapter fleets Hew Officers The election of new officers was leld last night at the meeting of :he Zeta Tau Zeta chapter of Pha- lanax frafernlty when they met In the clubroom at the Blytheville "V". George Spaeth was elected as primus to succeed Bill Dunaway. Other officers who will serve with him are: Kenneth Pruitt, pro-primus, A. J. Book, tribune and N. M. Moore Jr.. quaestor. Past officers other than Bill Dim- away are Joe Mack Hester, Bob Cullison and George Spaeth. Plans for the Installation ceremonies which will be held June 16 were discussed. Plans were also made for a picnic, June 17 honoring the new officers. Chapter of U.D.C. Places Flowers in Hospitals The Elliott Fletcher Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy have placed flowers In both the Blytheville and Walls Hospital today, In honor of the Confederacy's Memorial Day. It was announced today by Mrs. Gean Atkinson. • Af HIP H Bl.vtherlHe Hospital Dismissed: Richard Hughes, Rt. 1, city. Lloyd Ramsey, city. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Hershell Croft and baby, Rt 3. city. Lee Lambert, Rt. 1, city. Hargett of Blythevilte, will receive his degree in Law at Odessa, Tex. He was recently made manager o: the Texas Employee's Insurance Association in Midland, Tex. 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