The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 30, 1953 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 30, 1953
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FRIDAY, JAN. 80, 195S BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Pat Mullins, Society Editor Phone 44G1 WED IN METHODIST CHURCH — Mr. and Mrs. Tom Anthony Little, Jr., who are now on a. wedding trip to 'the Texas coast a n <1 Mexico.'were married yesterday morning at the First Methodist Church here. Mrs. Little is the former Miss Luella Barnes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jefferson Barnes. They will make their home here. Luella Barnes, Tom Little, Jr., Married in Church Ceremony^ Miss Luella Baines, daughter or i a bouquet of gardenias and lilacs Mr. and Mrs.'"Thomas' Jefferson Barnes,, became the bride of Tom Anthony Little, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs.- Tom Anthony" Little. Sr.. In n morning ceremony solemnized yesterday at the First Methodist Church. ' The Rev. Roy 1. Bagley, pastor, read the double ring ceremony at 10:30 o'clock in the church sanctuary. Floorbaskets of white gladioli .. with white satin-bows and flowing streamers marked the entrance to the, chancel. On the altar was arranged a semi-crescent bouquet of white gladioli in a silver bowl, lighted by the altar candles. • The bridal couple knelt on a satin covered prie dieu decorated with-a spray of white gladioli and white ribbons. Puffs of white satin marked the family pews. A program of nuptial music was presented by the aunt of the bridegroom, Mrs. Jean Kerstin Garner of Greenwood, Miss., and Pakistan, organist, and Mrs. Worth Holder, vocalist. Mrs, Garner, who wore a navy blue taffeta suit with matching accessories anil a .corsage • of white carnations, played 1; Deep In My Heart." from the "Student Prince" by Schubert. "Meditation." from "Thais" by Massenet, "I IJbve You Truly." by Carry Jacobs Bond. "Without You." a comnosition by Mrs. Garner, and "Liebestraum" by Liszt was played during the ceremony. She also used Wagner's and Mendelssohn's traditional inarches. Attended by Sister for her selections. Mrs. Holder dressed in a pink wool suit with black accessories and wearing a corsage of white carnations, chose "Through the Years" by Vincent Youmnn and "Because" by Gny D'Hardelot. At the close of the ceremony she sang Malotte's "The Lord's Prayer" as a blessing. The bride was attended by her sitter, Mrs. Eloisc Bnrncs Nicliol- sou. as matron of honor. Her waltz length dress wn.s of teal blue taffeta designed with a bouffant skirt of net over t.nffet?.. A hnlf hat with veil in teal blue and shoes and lace mits In the same hue completed her ensemble. She carried a plnnocle bouquet of pink camellias. Leaf shaped loops of camellia pink velvet cord with streamers of velvet cording cascaded from the triangularly arranged boiwuet. Each camellia was set In circlets of coquette tulic. The bride, who was, given In marriage by her father, selected for her bridal gown an original by Moree in Imported French pink pearl Chantllly lace over taffeta Lace basque serpentines with draped fullness formed the decollete V neckline and the French push up sleeves were shirred from the elbow. The waltz length lace gathered skirt, accentuated over period skirts, with a scalloped hem. was divided at the left side with a double scalloped edge revealing the under skirt of nylon pleated tulle. A bridal cloche of. complimenting lace, embroidered with pink pearls was frosled with poufs of blush veiling. Her mitte and shoes were In « matching plr.k. The bride's only ornament was an «ntlque tecalier of diamonds and rubies which had been In her fa- Iher's family for generations. She car i ic °, » Princess pink .vitin covered Bible on which was arranged Small lilac clusters surrounded each gardenia in the round liouquet from which showered a cascade of lilac clusters t!ed in .nink streamers. Father Is Best Man Mr. Little. Sr., attended his son as best man. Ushers were tht bridegroom's brothers-in-law, W, Kavanaugh Francis of Tuscaloosa Ala., Blan S. Heath and Dan K Hell. For the ceremony, the bride's mother wore an • aqua blue crepe with a rhineslone trim and a hat of sequins and pearls. Her corsage was of gardenias. Tlie bridegroom's mother wore a navy blue suit, a Morey Silver original, with a corsage of white gardenias. Her hat was a lemon felt with head trim. Following the ceremony, Mr. Little and his bride greeted the guests in the vestibule of the church'. Mr. nnd Mrs. Little left for „ wedding trip to the Southern coast of Texas and Mexico. For traveling the'bride wore a Barbara Blake ensemble of blue skirt with a snow- on the mountain jacket.' Her accessories were In navy and white A lavendar orchid was pinned at her shoulder. Upon their return to Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs. Little will he home at 1003 West .Ash Street. Out-of-town guests here for the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. W. Kavanaugh Francis and children, Ka,- vanaugh, Sara Anthony, Toni Hendrix and Christine Posey of Tuscaloosa. Ala.; Hamilton E. Little of Memphis, 'an uncle of the bridegroom; Mrs.' Cecil Oliver, jr.., a cousin of the bridegroom, and Mr Oliver of Proctor, Ark., and Mr' and Mrs. Robert Pierce of Leach- viile. Valentine Motif Is Seen at Party Red carnations in an epergne were suggestive of the Valentine motif Wednesday at the home of Mrs. W. J. PoJIard when she entertained at her home for members of the Wednesday Club. Napkins and tallies carried out the theme of the occasion. A two- course luncheon was served from the dining table, where red and white were also used. Mrs. Samuel p. Norris and Mrs. Arthur Vance were guests or the club. Winners in bridge .which provided the afternoon's entertainment were Mrs. Hunter c. Sims and Mrs. Vance. Baptist WMU Has •Joint Circle Meet Members ol New Liberty Baptist Women's Missionary Union met Wednesday afternoon for a monthly gathering of all circles together, when their monthly business session and program was conducted Mrs. R. T. wilder was hostess. Bible study was lead by Mrs J V Pierce and Mre. S. H. Bevilt was in charge of the business session in which plans were made for the YWA County Council meeting and annual sweetheart banquet. After refreshments were served by members of Circle Three, a gift from the WMU was presented Mrs. Wilder for her new home. Mrs H J. Fondren was a guesk Shower Is Given For Bride-Elect Shirley Barksdale Miss Shirley Barksdale, the bride- elect of Frank Wagner, Jr., was complimented again last night when six .women were hostesses at Ihe Catholic Hall for a miscellaneous shower, which was attended by 30 guests. Hostesses Included Mre. Bob Lee Smith, Mrs. R. W. Vrska, Miss Florine Jaiboe, Mrs. Otto Scrape, Mrs. Ralph Nichols and Mrs. Cornelius Mldlnger. Miss Barksdale and Mr. Wagner will exchange vows Tuesday at the Immaculate Conception Church. For the occasion, the honoree was dressed In black taffeta, with which she wore pink Jacket and gloves. The dress, which had a very full skirt, was fitted In the waist, with scooped neckline. She was given a corsage of pink carnation. Mrs. James Barksdale, mother of the bride-elect and Mrs. Frank Wagner, Sr,, mother of Mr. Wagner, were honored guests, and were given corsages of white carnations. Mrs. J. D. Barksdale. the grandmother of. the bride-etect ateo was on the guest list. In the party games, Miss Christine Grady received as a prize a guest towel which she presented to Miss Barksdale. At the conclusion of the evening sandwiches,'coffee and small individual cakes topped with bells were served by the hostesses. BenefitCardGame Is Conducted Here The Mirror Room was the scene last n.ight of a benefit card parts- sponsored by Blytheville Duplicate Bridge League, for the March of Dimes Campaign. Party bridge, canasta, rook, and duplicate bridge were played. In the duplicate, an eight-table Howell movement was conducted. Mr. and Mrs. George Wiggs won high score in the duplicate, with second high going to Mrs. o. W. McCutclien and Mrs. W. A. Afflick. third to Mrs. -Eugenia Jenkins and Mrs. Alta Cameron, and fourth to Mrs. B. A. Lynch and Jim Roles on About 60 people attended the affair. Mrs. Caldwell Is Hostess to -Club Red gladioli Interspersed with small white hearts formed table decorations at the home of Mrs Chester Caldwell yesterday for a luncheon she gave for members of the Thursday Contract club. Following " the luncheon, guests were entertained by playing bridge. Mrs. P. B. Joyner won 'high score for the afternoon, with second going to. Mrs. Q. G. Caudill Box Office , Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission 14c & 39c At All Times FRI-SAT Double Feature First Run in Blytheville Bits of News SERIAL: Phantom Empire Cartoon: Happy Holland SUN-MON Douhie Feature lV WVV WVVWVWA,WAA A§ —PLUS— Graham Partlow has arrived home from University of Arkansas to be the houseguest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Partlow, for several days. Mr. and Mrs. P. c. Coolcy have returned to. their home after visiting in Fayetteville for the past week as guests of their son, tile Rev. W. F. Coolcy. MIS. Cooley and family. Pat Burks and Freddy Smith are among students from University of Arkansas, who are visiting their parents here. Mr. and Mrs. J. Mux Wallers, and Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Osborne of Manila, are vacationing iti Mexico City. The Walters' small daughter, Denisc Jayne Is visiting her grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Walters, while they are away. Jerry Berry and' Larry Isaacs are expected to arrive home today from Fayetteville, where both are slu- dents at University of Arkansas, to visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kendall Berry, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Isaacs of Manila. .A son was born to Mr* and Mis. J. H. Land of Memphis yesterday at the Methodist Hospital, and has been named Jesse Hunter Land, Jr. He is their first child. Mrs. Land. who is in Room 422, is the former Miss Jackie Estefi. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Killian and daughter. Bobbye June, have returned from Fayetteville, where they visited their daughter, and sister, Miss Dixie Faye Killian, student at University of Arkansas there. Mrs. Rogers ,ls Hostess to GEO . Mrs. James Rogers had as her guests last night Mrs. Marvin Nunn, Jr.. Mrs. Everett Peterson and Mrs. .Sam Reddick when she entertained members of the GEO Club. Bridge games provided the evening's entertainment, and a dessert course was served during the event. Bridge prizes went to Mrs. Nunn, Mrs. Harold Davis, second, and Mrs. Peterson, bridge. Mid-Week Club Meeting Held - Mrs. C. A. Cunningham was hostess at her home yesterday afternoon to members of the,Mid-Week Club for a three-course luncheon, when three guests attended. Mrs. J. E. Dicks, Mrs. Elton Kirby and Mrs. L. E. Old. The luncheon table at which guests were seated was centered with red gladioli In a low arrangement. During the afternoon, guests played • bridge. Winners were Mrs. Dicks, and Mrs. Cecil Shane, first and second place respectively. TLE Club Meets At Rdzorback Members of the TLE Club were entertained last night at the Razorback Drive-in, when Mrs. William Lambert was hostess to the group and one guest, Mrs. Bill Hodge. A dessert course was served during the evening. ., WI ';», C1 ; S °f "'« bridge games were Mrs, Dick Watson, first place, Mrs. W. J. Cupples, second, and, Mrs Herman Turner, bridgo. Lange PTAhlas Meeting Here Members of the Lange Parent- Teachers Association.'met Wednesday afternoon for a business and program meeting over which Mrs. J. C. Droke presided. Mrs. Byron Moore was in charge of the day's program and Introduced Mus. Jim Carter who gave the devotional and Mrs. Leon Smith who gave the president's message Miss Winnie Turner, Miss H. P WiUlngham and Miss Alice Marie Ross spoke on the exceptional child and his training. Mre. Ernest Haynes was elected secretary of the organization. Mrs. Julia Penn spoke on Lance's health program, and Mrs. 'Droke ap pointed a nominating committee. Room count went to Miss Flor ence Moore and Miss Colleen Wood. Spring Motif Seen At Dessert-Bridge A motif of Spring was seen at the home of Mrs. Robert McHaney yesterday afternoon, when she entertained members of the Kibitzer Club and five guests. Mrs. Edgar OsIIn of Little Rock, Mrs. Gene Butler. Mis. Boyd White and MIS. Walter Daniels, Jr., all of Osceola, and Mrs. Richard Rose were included in the guest list. The hostess served 'n dessert course, at the small tables. The theme of Spring further curried out in napkins, tallies, and bridge prizes, Hyacinths,. Japoulca and azelia were used in profusion about (he living room. In the afternoon's • bridge games, prizes went to Mrs Alex Curtis nnd Mrs. J. M. Williams. Jr.. club high and second high score to Mrs, Oslin and Mrs. White, guests high and second high score ,and bridge to Mrs. Butler. 4 Dessert-Bridge Given for Club A dessert-bridge was given yesterday for members of the. La Nueve Club, when Mrs. Ben Mac White entertained at her home for tJjc club and two guests, who were Mrs Walter Day and Mrs. Jack Webb. After the hostess had served a dessert course, guests spend the afternoon playing bridge. Winners Included Mrs. Leonard Oldham, first place. Mrs. R. E. Green, second place, and Mrs. Coleman Stevens bridgo. PAGE FIVE LAST TIMES TODAY WAR -PLUS- Paramount News and Cartoon: "Nice Doggy" % IH RITZ GUESTS Mr. and Mrs. G- L. Smylhe and Family Mr. and Mrs. John McDowell and Family Dr. and Mrs. Joe Beasley and Family Mr. ant! Mrs. Lee Hill SATURDAY DOUBLE FEATURE SGENEAURY SERIAL: Son of Geronimo and Cartoon SUNDAY & MONDAY BLAZING WITH THRILLS! *»**•< H «un i m H YUM t IMHI . i humn KTK Paramount News and Selected Shorts RITZ GUESTS Mr. and Mrs. Shelburne Brewer Sir. and Mrs. Patrick H. Corrigan Mr. and Mrs. Joe M. Hester and Family J " r - and airs. George Lcc Thursday Club Has Meeting Here Ivlrs. Byron Morse was hostess yesterday at her home to members of the Thursday Club tor their weekly brtdee party. The hostess served a two-course luncheon before the games of bridge were conducted. Mis. C. W. Atflick won high score with second going to Mrs. R p Kirshner. Number Nine Club Has Meet m Home NUMBER NINE _ Mrs. Lloyd l-rencli was hostess to six members ot the Home Demonstration club this week, when Mrs. Gertrude Iloli- man attended, and gave demonstrations on hnnd-drawn work. Mrs. Raymond Whittle ted the dismissal prayer and refreshments were served. Birthday Supper Is Given in Home Mrs. Rudy Waiton and Mrs. Frank Hodges shared honors Wednesday evening, when their sister, Mrs. Clyde Perry was hoste;s (or a birthday supper party at her home on East Mum. Their mother Mrs. F. M. Davis was a guest, others attending were Lloyd Crecellus, Mr. Walton and Mr. Hodec. _/w ^ Hljtheville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Charlie Graves, City Richard Lott, Jr., City Mrs. J. J. Moore, Sr., City Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. William Barnes, City Osa Allison, City. Mrs. Caudill Is Club Hostess Entertaining at her home Wednesday afternoon, was Mrs. G, G Caudill. when guests Included members of the .Town and Country Bridge Club. Early Spring Jonquils were seen about the living room, In which guests were entertained, I" tlio afternoon's bridge, Mrs Cornelius Modlnger won high score nnd second place went to Mrs Marvin Nunn. 18 Attends NFMS Meeting-Held Here • Eighteen members ol the Naza- vene Foreign Missionary Society of First Church of the Nazarlne met at the church for a monthly program last night, when a prayer and song opened Hie meeting. Prayer and devotional were given by Mrs. Hazel Quick. Others on pro- grnin were Mrs. Helen Roberts Mrs Dorothy Hal/oid. and Mrs. May White. Mrs. Ealle Cunningham dismissed with prayer. HD Club Conducts Monthly Program Seven members of the Dogwood Home Demonstration Club met yes- terriny for their monthly program meeting, when Mre, Clarence Davis gave the opening devotional und Mrs. Clyde Webb, the prayer. Mrs. p. B. Jarrott read a poem. Mrs. P: S. Parker spoke on garden- Ing nnd Mrs. Mary Scrape.' who presided at the business session, discussed poultry. Mre. Davis nnd Mrs. Jnrrott served refreshments following the meeting. Marlcopa County, Ariz., is larger than either Massachusetts, New Jersey 'or Vermont. Timka Bunco Club Holds Meeting-Here Mrs. AhVln Harris was hostess »t her home on Parkway Drive to members ol the Timka Bunco Club when Mrs. Roland Warrington was a guest of the club members. After a dessert course was served, bunco was conducted, when winners were Mrs. Howard Besharse. Mrs. Warringion, and Mrs. Carroll Larkin. Coming Events Friday Saturday Duplicate Bridge League plays at Hotel Noble beginning at 1 p. m. Hays Store Phone 2001 We Deliver High Quality Low Prices Wayne Feeds Layer Mash Layer Fellt Is Kgg Pellets Chick Starter Grower Mash Scratch Feed Sugarlne 10% Dairy. Wayne 10% Dairy.. 32% Dairy Feed Calf Starter Pellets IMg 4 Son- Meal IMg i Son- Pellets 35% Hog Balancer 40% Hog Sup'lmnt I'ork Maker Horse Feed Rabbit Pellets nag Food WR Shorls .. . 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