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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 4, 1950
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 19W Ja&« Sheltun, elton, Society Editor / flew* Phone 4461 Lon Jo Hargett, Hunter L. Kimbro Exchange Vows 1 Miss Lon Jo Hargett .'of Blytheville exchanged nuptial ;vows with Hunter Lane Kim;bro of Jonesboro in a double ring ceiemony this morning : at 10 o'clock with the Rev. ,'K C. Brown, pastor, officiating. The brkie Is the daughter of Mr. .and Mrs. James Jackson Hnrgctt. 'The groom is (he son of Mrs. Houston Jerome Kimbro and the late 'Mr. Kimbro of Jonesl>OTo. ' Emiiax and potted palms were (closely set Immediately behind the 'chancel rail to form a contrast for 'the floor baskets which held luxuriant arrangements of white stock. Wrought iron candelabra holding Jli"htcd white tapers in their stately r holders, were , Intermingled with 'the baskets'to light the platform }where the pirty stood , Jonesboro Vocalist Forrest Brown of Jonesboro, vo- _ caltst and L. T. Moore, Jr., organ- jlst, presenled nuptial music ax the .guests arrived for the ceremony ,Mr Moore's selections included, '"Serenade" Schubert, "My Heart 'At Thy Sweet Voice" Saint Seans, "Ave Maria" Gounod. The "Bridal 'Chorus from Lohengrin" Wagner ..was played as a processional for the wedding party with "Mendelsohn's .Wedding ^March" being played for" ' the recessional. 1 "With This Ring:I Thee Wed" JSucco "Per'".-You; Alone" .Gehl and t"The Lord's Prayer" Malotte were *sung by Mr B Town Soft strains' of.' De Bussy's ; "Claire ' de Lime" could be hea^d as the couple exchanged nuptial vows ~- ^Sister Only Attendant 1 Attending her sister ns matron of > honor and only attendant was Mrs. , Dick Stone of Forrest City. Mrs. ^Stone was dressed in a suit fashioned from soft rase gaberdine with 'which she wore brown accessories The closely fitted Jacket of the suit ^flared softly at the waist to reveal ;the pencil slim skirt Her brown fstr'aw crownless Kat\was covered in • swirls of misty tulle which ended In a side puff Lilies of the valley trimmed the tulle • Blue Iris, arranged !n an arm 'bouquet, were carried by trie matron of honor. Falling away from the Design-were harmonizing streamers, .made of wide satin ] ' Bride In N»TT > Entering on the arm of her fa- ^theri Mr. Hargett, was the bride who ichose for her wedding costume a ^navy blue suit with navy blue and a'whlte accessories. Swirls of self ma- jterial emphasized the shoulder and Jnecklines ot the smart suit with tiny ; French knot buttonV tightly closing I the Jacket to the waist Her Ranel 1 original hat was made from white 't nylon tulle, trimmed In bands of j navy blue velvet cord. Tulle puffed 'j closely to the side of the hat, ex- 3 tended to the shoulder line Gleam( ing / rhlnestones were sprinkled 1 among the layers of wispy tulle. j For her bridal flowerSj the bride j carried an arm bouquet of lilies of I the valley centered with a white i orchid and backed with fern Flou- 3 Ing away from the orchid were (white satin streamers In which were [tied lilies of the \alley Houston Jerome Kimbro, Jr, of I Jonesboro, brother of the proom, 'served as best man. Tom Halstead iOf Blythevllle, Parker Cassidy of I Cation, .Mo, Eric Rogers, Jr. and (Paul Lutlerloh of Jonesboro at( tended as ushers, i A navy silk frock, trimmed In : crisp white pique, was worn by Mrs^ ,Hargett for her daughter's wedding. • She wore navy accessories and her [navy blue hat featured trimmings In Jrose Irridescent ribbon. White ny- ,Ion gloves completed her costume. • Mrs. Kimbro chose a navy bh'i .frock with navy and white ar.ces- jsories. Both mothers pinned white {camellias at their shoulders. Honeymoon In Chicago i Immediately following the ccre- •imony, Mr. and Mrs. Kimbro left on :>a two weeks wedding trip to Chicago. For traveling, Mrs. Kimbro ,wore a smart navy and white straw ihat with her wedding suit. She pin- ;ned a white orrWd. set in malinc. at her shoulder. Fr"owin<? their rc- t.'rn they' will he at home at 610 Jefferson, -'onr-r^-i-n * D'nncr Irs G'vrn Mr. and Mrs Hnrgrtt. narents nf •the bride, enter!-: icd with a rehearsal dinner Ipst ni"ht at <i:3a • o'clock in a private dining room of ! the Rustic Inn. The guests were seated at the "T" ; arranged tables with the center Bits of News Q Piano Students to Audition Here To Membership in Music Fraternity —Courier News Photo Mr. and Mrs. Hunter Lane Kimbro /Mrs. Gean Feted: At Linen Shower . .Mrs. Lehhion Gean, who was before her recent marriage, Miss Jane Houchlns, was honored last high! when Mrs. W. E. Lett and Mrs.: D L. Van cleve, entertained at the Lbtt home at Gosnell with a linen shower. Approximately 25 guests attended. ' In keeping with the approaching Easter holiday were the decorations used throughout the entertaining rooms. Baskets filled with varicolored CGgs were arranged in the room. Tiny Easter bunnies also were in each basket. The honoree's chair for the evening was marked with a large white'satin bow. Bridal games and contests were played with priies being presented Mrs. Guy Gean and Mrs. Billy Joe Gean. Gifts were showered upon the hpnoree after which the hostesses served cake and hot chocolate. Mrs- Gean wore a navy blue suit with green accessories for the oc- casjon. She was presented a novelty corsage made in the Easter motif, by her hostesses, -' ( •• :\ , •• • • • • WMU Group Meets In Berry Home Mrs. Henry Berry, president of the Armorel WMU, was hostess to 17 WMU members for a business meeting yesterday afternoon at her home. " Mrs. Roy White gave the opening prayer after which Mrs. Charley Brown presented the devotional, "Real Home Missions." During the business session, plans were, made to take a church census of the community. ; Mrs. Berry served refreshmenls durinv the social hour following the 'closing prayer. - Easter Party Honors Sudbury Girl Scouts Sudbury Girl Scout Troop Number 1 was honored witH an Euster party last, night .at the '-Little House" when Mrs, Coady Eatt.n, leader, and Mary Jo Eaton, assistant leader, were hostesses to 18 members of the. troop. Varl-colored eggs arranged In colorful Easter baskets were placed around the large room In which the group spent the evening in games. Prizes were presented to Jinnnie Ann Goff, Glenda Shamlin, De- iores Lum, Virginia Frazier and Linda Fowler. . Assorted party foods were served buffet style from a long table topped with a large cake. Centering the akc was^cluster of dyed cocoanut eprcsentlng grass. Tiny colored egss were placed in the "grass." ; Following supper, an Bister egR lunt. was held-with Gwendolyn olden winning the prize for flnd- ng .the "most eggs. Combined .Meet- Is Held at-Church table, at which the bride and groom were seated, being overlaid with an Imported linen madcrla cloth. Topping the tabl. was a three tiered wedding cnke which was adorned with clusters of white roses. : . Completely encircling the bnse of the cake were pale pink carnations, set In fluffs of white mnllnc resting In loops of fern, stately white tapers set in silver candelabra were placed on either side. Silver candelabra, garlanded In fern topped In white carnations holding lighted white tapers were placed at intervals the length of the tables at which the suests were scaled. . Connie Cuts Cake Immediately preceding dinner, the couple cut the cake with n satin bedecked silver knife after which thn cake was —mnved and replaced with nn arrangement of double stock, nink shapnragons and white carnations. Fnllnwfiv? H|, ln( . r a rchcnrsnl was hcH nt t>-» First Banlls! Church. Thr bride selected for the occasion H blnck tnffcta dinner dross with wWch she wwc block acccs- sori".<: BIIII* dntr-ii iris, set in yellow mali'in niid tied in lonm nf h"r- nionlzinc satin, wore pinned at her shoulder. FAMJLY SHOE STORE 312 West Main phone 2312 A combined luncheon-business and program meeting was conducted yesterday afternoon at a meeting of the WSCS of the First Method- st Church. ' ' Circle Six, with Mrs. Leon Smith ns cliiiirmnn, was In charge of the uncheon at 1 p.m. The long dining able'was topped at intervals with towls of stiade"d : yellow flowers In- ermingled IrfTgrcenery. The circle iresentecl a bouquet of spring flowers to Mrs.- W. L. Horner, president of the WSCS, lor her birth- Iny, which she celebrated yesterday. Mrs. Earl Nail, program chairman, directed the . program, The chosen topic was "Presenting Youth p Youth." Mrs. R. A. Porter spoke oh "Our Need for Missionaries" with Mrs. William Wyntt dlscuss- ng "Our Church Training Schools." Mrs. R. O. McGraw discussed "Gain- ng New Missionaries." In the business session afterwards, Mrs. O. N. Hawkins, Mrs. Roy Bagley and Mrs. W. A. Hollingsworth reported on the WSCS conference which they Attended inst week in Morrllton. The parsonage committee reported on committee activity concerning the newly completed church parsonage. The meeting wns closed with prayer. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. McLcbd of Buffalo, N. Y., are visiting here as guests of Mr.' and Mrs.-Sc'ott Alley. Mr. McLeod was stationed at the Blytheville Army Air B»M during world War II. Mr. and Mrs. B. P. 'Pritchard announce the birth of a son April 1st. The baby, who Is their Ilrst child, has been named Benjamin Franklin Pritchard in. The child was born at the D. L. Boyd home, 915 Chlckasawba. Mrs. Pritchard L< the former Miss Norma Jean Quir- ter of Oulfport, Miss. Mr. and Mrs. Judson Bowden and daughter, Patricia Ann of Lewls- vllle, Ar!c., and Mr. arid Mrs. Ben Oweri and children, Judy and of Hope, spent last week here as guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. R Stanford. : Mrs. Hattie Potter of Bassett, who has been a patient at the Boone- vllle Sanltorium for the past six months, was returned to her home last S*rlday. physicians at the san- itorlum said her condition vs as greatly Improved. She is the sister of Mrs. C. H. Collins, 511 Chtck- asawba St. Mrs. Allan Walton left this morning for Memphis where she wil join her daughter, Mrs. Berry B Brooks, Mr. Brooks and their daughter, Miss Virginia Brooks, for trip to Chicago and Washington D G. In Chicago, Mr. Brooks plan, to show his pictures of his African safari before the Adventurers' Club Later he and his daughter will re turn to their home iind Mrs. Brook; and Mrs. Walton will go to Wash' Ington for a visit. They plan to re turn home about May 1st. George D: Pollock. Ill, who I attending Washington Universit St. Louis, Mo., Is spending the East er holidays here with his parents Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Pollock, Jr. Miss Virginia Williams, daughtc of Mrs. S. H. Williams formerlj of Blytheville and now of Osceoln has been installed as treasurer the Brcnau College Recreation As sedation. Miss Williams, a Junior, I: a member ot Phi Mu sorority. .Mr. and Mrs. Carrol Glisson Id Sunday for Richmond, Calif., t make their home.- Mis. Glisson I the former Miss Lorena McDndi daughter of Mr. and Mrs. DcWIt McDade. Condttfon or Charley Weedman who was'returned yesterday from Memphis Baptist Hospital, wher he had been a patient for sevbra days following an "operation, satisfactory. Mr. Weedman and hi. daughter,. Mrs. H. E. LaShot, wh had remained In Memphis wit him, were motored to Blythcvill by Mrs. Harry Weedmnn. Condition of 'Jane Terry, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. James Terr and David Seymore, son of M and Mrs. Hubert Seymore, who-.uh derwent tonsilcctomles Saturday a Walls Hospital'Is satisfactory. Jane Is now at her home, 1028 Walnut, and David "at home, 1058 Holly.' Mrs. A. R. Wetcnkamp and daughter, Terry, of Memphis will "arrive tomorrow for several days visit as guests of Mrs. E. M. Terry, and other relatives and friends. Harry C. Farr and Eclsel Harbcr. senior at the University ,of Arkansas, Fayettevllle, will arrive homr tomorrow night to spend the Easter holidays as guests of their parents Mr. and Mrs. Russell C. Parr and Piano students from Joiner, Etrle nd Blytheville will audition for lembership In the National Fra- ernity of Student Musicians at the le Hotel April 24 and 36, Mrs. Dalton C. Fowlslon, local audHkm halrman, announced today. Mrs. Powlston said than an ostl- nated to music students. Including ibout 30 from Blythevllle, would « qualified for the National Play- ng Auditions of the National Ouild •I Piano Teachers, she explained hat the 350 sudltlon centers being et u'p from coast to coast were expected to attract over 29,000 young lianists. Mrs. Fowlston said that each pu- >il would be given a private hear- ng and that ratings would be Individual and not competitive. She ^plained that the auditions and he rating sheets were to show how o Improve, and those parsing the audition tests will be given certificates and pins signifying membership in the National Fraternity of Student Musicians. , . Scholarships to outstanding music students arc being made available to many of those In the fraternity. Miss Ellse Clark of Joiner and Mrs. s. E. Brent of Earle will bring heir students to participate In the mentions In Blytheville. Audition hradmiarters will be at Ihe Colonial Room of the Hotel Noble and each participant will piay for an average o( 20 or 25 minutes to be rated on tcchnic and interpretation. Mrs. Fowlston said that It had not ben determined who would be the adjudicator here, bul hit competent authorlUts were to furnished through th* National Guild ol Piano Teachers. Other audition centers In Arkansas are to be at Ashdown, El Dorado, Little Rock, Pine Bluff and Ruuellvllle. ; Mr. and Mrs. E. Harber.' Mrs. Alma Smith is visiting In Memphis as guest of her son. B U. Brown and family. Mrs. Smith's condition Is good following a ligh stroke which she suffered Monday W. S. Langdon is spending the week In Memphis as guest or his daughter, Mrs. Byron Bartholemew and family. ' Mr. and Mrs. Roy White of Arm_ rcl spent Sunday in Dyess as guests of relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. W. Leonard Smith spent the weekend in Brighton Tenn., as guests -of relatives and friends. Mr. and MIS. Bobby Ashby an nounce the blrlh of a son April 1 at Walls Hospital. The baby, theii first child, has been named, Robcrl Herman. Mrs. Ashby 1s the formei Miss Lois Lovelady. . Mr. and Mrs. Earl Brewer or Manila were weekend guests of Mr. am Mrs. Dewitt van cleve. Organ Concert To Be Presented At Del! Church WMU Conducts Business Meet A business meeting of the WMU if the Kirst Baptist Church was conducted yesterday at the church. Mrs. Ted King, president, opened he meeting by leading the group n repeating the watchword and singing; the WMU hymn of the year. This was followed with prayer by Mrs. Walter Bishop. -'-' In the business session, minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. Reports of committees and officers were made. Mrs. Ebb Carson reported to the roup concerning the WMU convention which she attended last week in Fort Smith. Mrs. King spoke briefly on the WMU activities for the revival which begins Sunday, April 9th al the church. Kroger to Award 78 Scholarships Seventy-eight college scholarships of »200 each will be awarded to outstanding high school graduates in 15 midwestern and southern states for the 1950-1951 schoo year, Joseph B. Hall, president o the Kroger company has announced. The scholarships will be dividec between students planning to majo. in home economics and those spec- iallzing in agriculture at 16 lam grant colleges. Participating in the plan, with four scholarship to be awarded Is the University ot Arkansas. Winners will bo selected by .col lege scholarship committees, on th' basis' of high school scholastic achievement and evidence of lead erShlp qualities. Applications for Kroger scholar ships may be made and Informa tion on the program may be obtain cd from the deans of the college of 'agriculture, or .hrough count agents, home demonstration agents home economics teacher? or voca tional agriculture teachers, Mr. Hal said. . . ' •:•••• varoup Meeting V i Held inSaleHorhe Fifteen members of the i study group ot the Women's < cil of the First Christum C met yesterday afternoon at tha i _ of Mrs. Maurice Sale for a progrtML meeting. Mrs. W. D. Cobb was C4K- hostess to the group. fe Mrs. John McHaney presented th»\4. worship service, "Thy Kingdom >/ Cams o Ood". Her scripture read- Ins wu taken from Psalms 67 <•(, "Japan, The Silent Years" wu the program presented by Mrs'. J. p. Garrott, prof ram leader. Those assisting In th> discussions were Mrs. Lester Strubhar, Mrs. John Burnett, Mrs. Freeman Robinson, Mrs. E. M. Terry and Mrs. H»rry Bradley. Mrs. Cobb presided over s t» ness session immediately follow!! _ the program before the meeting wu closed. In the social hour afterward, th» hostesses served refreshments bearing the Easier motif. Thomas Webber, Jr, Thomas H. Webber, Jr.. organist and choir director for Idlewild Presbyterian Church at. Memphis and rated -as one of the south's outstanding organists, will be presented in an Easier-afternoon concert at the Dell Methodist church at 4 p.m. Sunday. The presentation is being sponsored by the Women's society "of Christian Service of the Dell Meth- rdist Church. Mr. Webber, noted for his technical certainty and spiritual music, has been at the Memphis chjrch for the past II years, after studying at Christ Church, Gary, Ind,, Howe Military School. Howe. Ind., Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland. O., University of Colorado, University of Minnesota, and at Westminister Choir .School. His concert career has covered recitals at Yale University with the New I'"aven Symphony, St. Louis, Rochester, Baylor .University University of Texas, and he has held several organist positions. Garden Club To Exchange Plants . Members of the Blythevllle Garden CU'b will exchange garden plants' for spring planting at the meeting tomorrow afternoon at 2:30. at the Woman's Club Building. Each woman will bring plants for exchange. Baptist Circles Meet at Church Twenty-three members and one visitor. Mrs. W. L. Lester, of Circles One/Two and rive of Calvary Baptist Church, met yesterday afternoon at the church for a regular business meeting. "Footsteps of Jesus" was sung Uy the group to open the meeting. Mrs. Carey Pruitt led the prayer follow; ing the hymn. The 2nd Chapter of Jonah was the script 1 :re used for the devotional which was given by Mrs. Helen Gean. Mrs. Luclnn Galnes. president, presided over the business sesslnn, during which plans were made for a visitation campaign preceding the revival which begins at the church this month. , Prayers were offered by Mrs. Mark Anderson and Mrs. Jack Atta- w?y. Mrs. J. W. Tomlinson led the closing prayer. Sandwiches may be toasted In a skillet on top of the range. Just mejt a little butter'or margarine hiffjie skillet and when it Is hot toast cHe sandwich .In it on both sides until golden brown. 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The Best in Knlerdiinmrnl Every Day MOVIES ARE BETTER THAN EVER Tuesday & Wednesday GEORGE VIRGINIA STOP AT NOTHING IN ••r«oM IKrw UnUH AHixii Selected Short Suhjrctt Continuous Showing EverytU Tuesday & Wednesday "Soy It With F/ow«r$" Blylheville FLOWER MART Memphis ttfwar Phone 6902 COMING SOON TO THE ROXY April 6-7—AM, THE KING'S J1KH with Broderick Crawford and Jobr Derek. (The picture that won three Academy Award*). CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN will Clifton Webb and Myrna Loy INSPECTOR GENERAL with Dan- nr Kaye. and Barbara Bales NANCV GOES TO RIO with Ann ' S«thern and Jane Powell THE HEIRESS with Olivia dc Hay Htand and Montgomery Cllft. (The picture for which Olivia dc Havllland won (he Ac.idcmv Award). TOXJNG MAN WITH A HORN with Kirk DM{la« Mid Lauren Bacall. Jiedel's Offer the Mist Complete Easter Selection for Both Boys and Girls In Famous, Nationally Advertised KATE GREENAWAY DRESSES .. Beautiful little numbers in all the gay Easter colors and styles. Charming for her. 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