The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 1, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 1, 1949
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Society Neuti 9 Phone 4461 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1049 Miss Posey Is Married Saturday In Bismarck Mis« San Allen posey or Bis- marclc, Mo., formerely of Blytlie- vllle, wu married to Charles W. Medley of Karmington in a ceremony August 27 In Bismarck. The double ring ceremony was performed at 2 p.m. at tile First Baptist Church with the Rev. Quy E. Browne officiating. Mra. Clyde Ruble presented a program of nuptial music including "I Love Thee," Ware, and traditional wedding music. Miss Lorna Kohn sang "At Dawning," Bach, and "Because," D'Hardelot. During the lighting of the tapers by Miss Norma Sjmane and Miss Thelma Simmons "Again" was played. Soft strains of "Claire tie Lune" De Bussy were heard. White asters and white gladioli in large white floor baskets flanked with lighted tapers iti candelabra enhanced the scene. Mrs. Charles M. Coffman was matron of honor and only attendant. She chose a beige street lengt'/ dress with cinnamon accessories. She pinned a corsage of yoltnw rose buds and tiny bronze chrysanthemums at her shoulder. The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, Allen Posey, wore a gown of cream beige slipper satin with a full ballerina skirt and fitted bodice fashioned with a high neck line with tin? pearl buttons marching down the front. Three-quarter length sleeves completed the gown. Her accessories were dark brown and she carried » nosegay of yellow rose buds centered with bron?,e snap dragons. Charles W. Coffman served as best man. Oaither Day and Clifford Ful- brlght, served as ushers. Mrs. Posey, mother of the bride, •wore a dress of sheer printed silk with blac kaccessorles. Her corsage was Fleur d'Armour. The bridegroom's mother, Mrs. Oscar Medley, selected a black and white print with black accessories. Her corsage- was of red rose buds. After a short wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Medley will reside In Columbia. Mo., where Mr. Medley is' a'.student at the University of Missouri. Among the out of town guests were Mr. »nd Mrs. c. B. Kettinger »nd daughter Linda and Miss June Mllhorn of BIytheville. * * * Miss Gill Has Buffet For Dell Baptist Circle Bix jue»t* and' three new member* were present in addition to the 16 regular members Monday night when Miss Joyce Gill entertained Circle Two of the Dell Baptist Church with a buffet supper at her home. New members attending were Mrs. Ophelia Boyd, Mrs. Floyd Tate, Mrs. Ruby Earheart and Mrs. Bill Kernes. Mrs. Earl Sigman, "Mrs. Woodrow Slgman, Mrs. J. V. Henderson, Mrs. T. N. Bennett, Mrs. B. G. Gill and Mrs. D. D. nippen were guests. The serving table wns overlaid with a white satin cutwork cloth centered with a blue and white epergne containing pink and white asters. The buffet featured ,n low crystal bowl of pink and white agters. Gladioli and dahlias were • used throughout the entertaining rooms. Mrs. Ed Hardiii gav^ the devo- Uonal. Mrs. Harry Cooli program chairman assisted by Mrs. Udell New- »om, Mrs. C. A. Smith, Mrs? Don Keltner, Mrs. B. L. Austin and Mrs. Curtis Downs, Sr., presented a program on "Spiritual Reality." Miss Gill was assisted in serving by her mother. Mrs. B. G. Gill, Mrs. NewEom, Mrs. Hardin. Mrs. Bennett. Mrs. Henderson dismissed with prayer. • • • Informal Drop-in Honors New Resident Wednesday Miss Polly Ann Whitner. formerly ol St. LouLs, was complimented Wednesday afternoon when Miss Mona Joy Gaincs entertained with an informal drop-in at her home 1317 Holly. Approximately 35 guests called between the hours of 3 and 5 to meet the new resident %vho will be a senior in high school this fall. A lace cloth overlaid the refresh- Marilyn Sue Human Feled With Party On Birlhday Marilyn Sue Human was seven years old Tuesday. To help her celebrate the occasion 24 of her friends gathered to spend the afternoon In games an- 1 to present gifts to the honoree. I]i the games prize.s were awarded Sandy Dougherty and Marilyn Sue Human. Favors of horns with multicolored streamers were presented each guest. The table from which the party foods were served was centered with a cake on which wns written, "Happy Blrt'-day Marilyn Sue." Mrs. Paul Human, the hostess' mother, was assisted in serving and directing the activities by Mrs. Otho stanficld, and Mrs. Charles Graham. Coming Events Social Calendar j Friday ' j Dorcas Class of' Hist Baptist j Church will meet at the church at j 4 p.m. Mrs. M. W. Brlgtiam hostess, 1 Mrs. II. L. Chambers, co-hostess. ' Alpha Delta Chapicr of Beta Sisnm Phi will meet rt T. II. Caraway home, 1020 Hearn at 2:30. The BIytheville High School Dance Club will have the first dance of the season at the American legion Hut at 9 p.m. BIytheville Rook Club will play "l tile home of Mrs. A. E. Miller al 3 p.m. Dell W.S.C.S. Studies Women in Scriptures The Women's Society ot Christian Service ot the Dell Methodist Church started R program series, | "Women ol the Scriptures" at. their i meeting at the home of Mrs. Marion Kochler, Monday night. The first chapter of the study was presented to the 18 members and one Eucst. Miss Patsy Sue Bittinger. by Mrs. B. H. Hall. Mrs. Charles Kennett presented a program on stewardship. In the absence ol the president, Mrs. Mavis Scttlemire, Mrs. Noble Gill, vice-president, presided. W.S.C.S..executive Board Of Lake Street Reports The executive committee of the Woman's society or Christian Service and the Weselyn Service Ouild of the Lake street Methodist Clmrch met at the home of Mrs. H. E. La- Shot Tuesday nt 7t30 p.m. to file quarterly report. Mrs. Billy King, president, presided over the meeting. Recommendations for raising money were made. Following dismissal Mrs. LaShot served refreshments. At The Hospitals Rlylhcvllie Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Ralph Koini, city. Charles Porter, Jr., city. Mrs. Ira Nichols, City." Annie Sup Trammel, city. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mr.s. C. p. Williams, Rt. 4, City. A. R. Gardner, Manila. Dorothy Patterson, Hayti, Mo. Isaac Miller, Luxora. ment table from v.'hlch punch, cake and other pnrly f-ods were served. Mrs. Bill Jontz presided. Mixed summer (lowers were used throughout the home. Bits of News Miss Marilyn Dccn is several days in Little Hoclc as Uie gu<;st, ol friends. Mr. and Mrs. O. W. McCutcheii. Sally McCutchen, Mrs. Georgia Bailey, and Mrs. Autlrcanel Free- mail will leave Friday for Hollywood, Calif., to attend a motion picture convention. They will be joined en- route by Mi 1 , and Mrs. R, B. Logan and .sun. Ilirky ol Charleston, Mu. Mr. and Mrs. Stan Barton of Omaha and Lexington, Neb., will join them in Hollywood. They plan to' return in two weeks. Miss .Virginia Bowen left Wednesday for Monteaglc and Chattanooga., Tenn.. u'lu-3-c she will be the uest of her aunt, Mr.s. Felix Nicholson, for n week. Mr.s. Nicholson is a guest at a hrulth resort in Monleagle. Mr. and Mr.s. Haruld Lewis moved Wednesday to tlscir now home In David Acres. They formerly resided at the Air Biisn. Frank Merritl has returned from a two weeks' vnciition In Covington, Tenn., and Ripk'y. Miss. While in Mississippi Mr. Merrill attended a Baptist Union meeting. Mrs. Guthric Pent) and children, Jerry and Nancy luive returned from an cicht day visit in St. Louis as (he guests of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Qucrtcrmous. and Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Crane. Miss Betty Janet Michael, daughter of Mr. and Mis. Bill Michael, has returned from Bexar, Ark., where she attended a music camp. Mr. and Mrs. Jnmcs N. Upton and family of Keredd, Texas. Mr. ami Mrs. Mervon Upton and family of Lake City, and Mr. and Mrs. Billy Upton and family of Tyronza have returned to their homes after having spent a week here as (lie guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. c. Upton and family. Mrs. Margnrct Lott of New Britain, Conn., i.s spending govern 1 weeks here as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Roland Potter. Mr. and Mr.s. Jimmy Robertson and son, Jimmy Jr.. Mr. and Mrs Alphonse Melito of New Orleans and Mr. and Mrs. R c. Fan-is and son, Claude, of Waverly, Tenn., are spending several days 'here as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Michael and family. Mrs. Mark Stewart and daughter Miss Barbara Stewart, will leave tomorrow for Southwest Baptist College. Bolivar. Mo., where Barbara will enroll as a freshman Mrs Stewart plans to return tomorrow Miss Patij ..Sue Wilson left today for Cape Glrarrieau. Mo.. wher_ .she will be a junior at Southeast Mi.wouri State Teachers College lliere. Miss Joyce GUI will leave for Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary at Fort Worth. Texas, thin week-end. Miss Gill will worlc toward her' master's degree there. Among those In Memphis Tuesday night to attend services at Bellevue Baptist Church were Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Downs, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Morgan, Mrs. Ophelia Boyd. Miss Dorothy Parley, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hardin, Miss Betty Myle.s and Joyce Gill. Nicky and Blllie Lou Weedman arc visiting in Osceola as guests of their aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Nichols, and Infant son. Mrs. Lester Bailey and daughters. LaVerne and Shirley Ann, returned to their home in Hayti yesterday FLYING DISC?—That thins Marion Meade Is wearing on l:«r head might almost be a Hying disc, but she claims it's a hat. Visiting Jelsum, Holland, the American tourist discovered the chaoeaa, popular with Hollanders 200 years ago. Marion hopes to sel • new style craze with the outsize topper. * WE, THE WOMEN KV KIIT1I MU.I.KT1 IS'KA Stall Writer Ruth Mlllef When a mothcr-ln-law IIIOVK in with a young couple does the pattern of their marriage have to change? A young wife, whose husband after having .spent several dav.s here as the of Mr. and Mrs W. P. Million. Russell and Ira Ray Gill have returned from parLs of Tc.xa.s and old Mexico where they ipcnt several days on bu.slnc.s.s. Johnny Wilson will arrive home feels his widowed mother should be Invited to move in with them asks me to answer that question. The ansxver, of course, is "Yes. The marriage pattern has to change. Where (litre wns only a couple to be considered before there will lie (lire involved In al future plans and arrangements. Companionship between husband and wife will become less carefree if there Is an older person alway; around—at breakfast, as dinner, In the evenings. New problems will come up that the couple will havc to face anc solve. But that doesn't tnenti that young couple should ever take mother-in-law in tr, live with them There arc many cases where thn is the only workable solution to a problem. It's all very well to say that the mother who is widowed should live her own life in her own home and leave the young folks alone. CARUTHERSVILLE NEWS By Joan Douglass from San niego. Calif., where he is SI ' E , R " Y NKKI) VO " stationed at n Naval lie will But she m ">' '">' havc c " ou eh .spend a week a s the g.ira". of his I '"""^ to '"ainlain her own home, parents, Mr, and Mrs. Homer Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Robinson and daughter. Anne, are spending a lew days in Lllllc Rock. While there Mr. Uobin.son will attend a conference of Future Farmers of America. They v.crc accompanied to Little Hock by Rill nnd Betsy Oglesby who have been visiting here as the guests of Mr, and Mrs, Phillip Robinson. Mr. and Mrs. Iionavd Oldham announce the birth of a .son Wednesday at Walls Hospital. He Is their first child £\nd has been named RoRer Adams, Mrs. Oldhnm is the former Miss Virginia Martin. Dr. and Mrs. W. T. Rainwater announce the birth of a son Tuesday at Willis Hospital. The baby has been named Michael Morgan. They have two daughters, Rebecca and Terry. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Chapman of De Ridder, La., will arrive today to spend several days while Mr. Chapman conducts special activities at the First Baptist, Church, Friday he will conduct choir rehearsal services at 6:30 and Sunday he will conduct musical services lor the regular worship period. Mr. Chapman is a graduate of Louisiana State University and received his Masters degree in religious education from New Ov.eans Baptist Theological Seminary. For the past four years he has been director of Music and Education at the First Baptist Church in De Ridder. tough to help rifiintain her in a .separate establishment. Or she may lx: too old to live alone. Or tier health may b» poor so that she needs some looking after. So il there is a good reason why your husband fnei.s he should ask his mother to live with you, don't object until you have thought the matter through, Remember that sharing your home with another person is not ' the only thing that can change '• your marriage. Some of the close- ' ness will go out of it if your hur- ] band conies to feel that you are ' so lacking in kindness, understanding and generosity that you won't j share your home with his mother i So face your problem squarely, j And if you do decide your husband i 'is right and you a-k his mother to come and live with you, make up your mind (hat you will work out a new pattern for your marriage that is as happy a one as possible i And be generous enough to make i .sure (hat the two of you don't j shut your husband's mother out so j completely that what you are doing j for her welfare gives her no happi- j ness at all. Party C«mpUmenU Mtw JohnsM i Miss' Jo Frances Neeley enter- Utaed Wednesday with a linen and crystal shower honoring Martha Lou Johnson, bride-elect of Robert Patterson. The party was given at the Neeley's home, 504 Furguson, The dining table was overlaid with a cloth ol lace and slim tapers. It was centered with a doll bride and roses. Tiny streamers radiated from the doll to the edges of the Uble. Attached to the streamers were liny packages wrapped -\& wedding gifts, Refreshments of sandwiches, cookies, and punch were served. Bingo was played and the prizes, little kitchen utensils were presented to the honoree. Twelve guests attended. A special guest was Mrs. Howard Cunnlng- nam, senior home room sponsor of Miss Johnson's 1949 graduating class.' The honoree wore a frock of whit* pique and Miss Neeley was attired in a while summer suit. One of the series of parties complimenting Mi^- Johnson was a kitchen shower <riven by Mrs. Mur- rav Zarecor Monday afternoon. The charming and unusual party took place on the lawn of the Zarecor 's home. Nature provided a beautiful setting of greenery and flowers. The refreshment table was cen- Irrtd with a white flower sprinkler and clusters of red flowers. Tiny plastic sprinklers with clever arrangement? of English iris were placed about the Uble. In games Mrs. Brock won the prize for the best one minute conversation and Mrs. C. A. Robertson won the quiz on flowers. The prize: were presented to the honoree. Gifts for Miss Johnson were hidden in the flowers, Refreshments of open-faced sandwiches, small cookies, and cokes were served. Mrs. Floyd Wilks and Mrs. Harry Farrar served as co-hostesses. Twenty guests attended. Sunday School Class Hai Party T h e Julia Hawkins Sunday School Class of the Methodisl Church was entertained at the home of Mrs. Harold Baker Friday Mrs, Guy E. Mlch:e was in charge of the opening devotional and quiz, program was conducted bj Mrs. Fred Young. Jtimer was served to 23 class members by the hostess and Mrs. Ernest Hazel, R. A. Warren, and Jack Johnson, assistant hostesses. Parly for Seniors .. Dick Powell entertained B group of the 19&0 class with a welner roast and dance Friday of last week. Riven at Hayti 12 guests were The party was Park and about [ires en t. Refreshments of ho. dogs, slaw, watermelons, ami cold drinks were served. f It. was also the host's seventeenth birthday. Extrusion and 4-H Club Picnic The CaruthersviHe Home Eco- lomlcs Extension Club and Four H Club attended - "»icnic Saturday at Waopapcllo Dam. There was no planned program as the purpose of ttie trip was to see the site of the new Four H camp. In the past, the annual picnic has been held it HayU Park. Most of the future Tamps will be nt Wapr .jello. A mzss hall and the caretaker's '-nine havr been constructed at *hc new camp and cabins and other buildings will be added. AIL the clubs and their leaders from Pemiscot County were represented and "53 attended. A picnic lunch was spread atid swimminc was enjoyed by the Four H members. Half Moon News Personals Mr. and Mrs. Oscar McDanlels and family of Paragovild, Ark., spent several hours here Sunday visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Jack Jones. Mrs. Francilia Coker and her daughters. Helen <uid Jacqueline, arrived home Friday evening from a visit with relatives at Lamont, Mo. Miss Edith Mattox of Centralia, Mo., is spending several days here as the guest of Miss Jo Frances Neeley, Miss Mattox Is a schoolmate of Miss Neeley at Central College In Fayette, Mo. William M. Johnson and Emmett Duel Burkeen, both of Murray, Ky., were here for the week end visiting Joan Douglass. Mr. Johnson i.s a senior at Murray State College Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Gray o Lauderdale, Florida, are visiting Mr. Gray's mother, Mrs, T. Alexander this week. Mr, and Mrs. Orville Mitchell visited in'Hot Springs the past week with Mrs. Mitchell's parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. F. Roland. Mrs. John Buck of Poplar Bluff, Mo., was here for the pasl sveek visiting relatives and friends. Mrs. Howard Hill and son, Tom- mle Joe, of poc, Mo., spent the week here in (he home of her mother, Mrs. W. R. Liglittoot. She was also guest of relatives and friends in Dell and Gosnell. Mr. and Mr.s. Felt ott and family. Mr. and Mrs. Ourdon Howard visited friends and relatives i n Guln, Ala., the past week. Ernest Lee Baker celebrated his birthday Saturday night at his home. 24 guests were present. After various games were plaved, itfK frcshments of birthday cake awff ice cream were erved. Hugh Williams who has been ill at his homr is much Improved. Cletus Underwood, who is a pat- leni. at Kennedy General Hospital, spent the weekend here as the guest of his family. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh D. Jones, ol Detroit, Mich., are visiting in the home of his mother. Mrs N. J. Joucs and other relatives. Tiie condition of Coy Tweedle who has been ill at his home is much impr>ved. and Mr. Hurkeen Is a graduate student at the University of Kentucky. Miss Juanita Moody and Miss Margaret! Heitman. both of Por- taeeville spent several days here a; the guests of Misses Barbara Shaw and Ellis Hayden. The girls are all students at Plate Teachers College In Cape Oirardeau, Mo. Miss Jan Raymond arrived home for a brief vacation recently. She is a student nurse at St. Elizabeth's Hospital In Washington, D.C. ATHLETES FOOT ITCH NOT HARD TO KILL. IN ONE HOUR, If not pleased, jrow 4Oc Wk *< n- dr«, c .lor*. T-4-L, * STRONG h. nf i- citie. contains 9O p*r cmt nlcohot. PT PENRTRATI^S. RtAch<» MORE, JIIMJ 1. KILL, ih* itck. 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