The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 25, 1944 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 25, 1944
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•fC .'AGE: TWO. BLTTHHTOLE 5 CQUBEEK''NBWa Dorothy Gill Is Bride Of Biytheville Man ^ Deli^ Baptist Church ivas Hie rccne of an Impressive wedding Sunday aJUrncop, 4 o'clock, when Missi DOfothy 1 Gill- of Memphis, daughter of Mr and^Mrs. F H. Gill ? of Turrell, formerly of Dell, Iccarje .the, f>r| de .of ftbriwn Stone, seamjinU^c- In tl\e Navy, now stationed at Millmgloi), Tciw. Th£ bridal ^parly stood before ti background of massed ' greenery, floor ,ba|£ets sljwtitte'ghviioll, an<1 branoli^t-caudelabrii holding Klilte cnthcd-a! candles A while satin co\erfot kneeling bench was used \\hen' the cp\if>le knell, for prayer.- The Rev,''Curtis Down of Osceola. officiated at (lie double ring ceremony.. A program': of pfenupHal music Wiis given by Noble G!H of Del), cousin ot the bride, and. by Miss Betty Sue Hardlii, also'of Dell, pi- ahist. , Mr. GUI snug "I Love You Tru, ly". and Miss •Hardln's selections included "The Evening Star", and the traditional wedding inarches. MUs'Hardin wore a dress of white chiffon,., with a corsage' of purple pink iris. Miss Marjory Gill of Tuircl! served as her sister's maid ;ot honor, and - Bridesmaids were Miss Jcanetle Simmons and Mlss,Wilnia Stone, sister of Ihe bridegroom. Miss Doris Stone, another , sister, served as^ junior bridesmaid and Erby Lynn ; Hodge was flower girl. Benny Gill'of Dell, cousin of the biide, dressed in a miniature Navy suit, earned the two rings on a white sa,t!n pillow. Dresses.of all Ihe .feminine attendants were similarly fashioned, with tight fitting bodices ot satin and bouffant skirts of net Tiny bows of satin trimmed the full skirts and' they '. wore matching bow's ot satin in their hair. Miss Marjory Gill wore blufTnml carried an arm bouquet of pink asters, 1 while both the bridesmaids wore pink and .carried purple asters. ' The dress of -the Junior bridesmaid was of a cream ne!, with n demure round neckline and \ery loiiffant skirt, while the flo«er girl wore a formal'dress .of white chiffon and carried a. basket of rose petals. The bride, ghen In marriage by her father, »or e a formal \\etldlug dress of uhlte marquisette fashion- ed'with 'long, full sleeves, a lilted bodice and: a full, floor. length sl'irt Her circular veil was caught to her head In a bandeau effect, and she carried a white Bible, surmounted with a spray of gardenias, showered with stephanolis .Jack Morris Jr., served Mr. Stone as best man, while ushers were Louis Slaton ot MUUngton, Tenn. and Fulton Ellis. Immediately.: following the cere- BINGO Catholic Hall Thursday Nire 8 p.m. Sponsored By the Altar Society The Gift Shop Modern ud Antique GUI* COSMETICS BABY GIFTS Greeting Cards Novelties A Gift. For Everybody Ingrain BMf. Thane ZZ54 MOSS BRYAN raony, Mr. and Mrs. Sloite,parents of the bridegroom, entertained with a reception at their home In Bly- thevlllc. Mixed Summer [lowers decorated the entertaining rooms of the home. Miss Jeannettc Simmons presided at the punch bowl, Miss Wilnm Stone cut the wedding cuke, and Miss : Marjorle Gill served. Miss Dotty Sue Hardln displayed the wedding gifts, and Miss Margaret Cupp of Memphis, presided over the bride's book. Later In the evening, Mr. stone and his bride leftifor a brief wedding lri|i before going to Millington where'he is stationed. For traveling thc bride selected a two jilece dress ot embroidered white starched net, with black trim, nnd a corsage of gardenias, Mrs. Stone attended school at Dell nnd at Turrell, Ark., before going to Arkansas Stale College In Jonesboro. She has been employed In Memphis for the past sc'vernl months. Mr. Stone wn.v graduated from the local high school, where he was n member of the football team. He was graduated Saturday from radio school at MIIHngton and is expecting a transfer lo Florida this week,' where he and his bride plan tp make their home. ' • • • * Circle Meetings Are Held . Circle meetings were held yesterday, afternoon by members of ,thc Women's Missionary Union of First Baptist Church, when various wo'm- 11 entertained in their homes. Mrs._ Lloyd SUckmou was hoslryis j seven members of Clnilo. One. 'ra'yors .were offered by Miss Corella Wilhlte and Mrs. E. B. Wood- on, and the devotional was given y Mrs. C. W. Afflict. Mrsi 0. VI. mart taught the study, nd refreshments were served by ne hostess during the social hour which followed pic close nf the iroBram hour. Severi members of Circle Two net with Mrs. Charles Tiay Ncw- omb, when the opening pruyci ras given by Mrs. E. c. Brown Mrs. E. P. nlomeycr taught tiie esson nnd also closed the meeting vlth prayer. Mrs. Newcomh servci efreshmeiits during the socln 1 lour. ' Mrs. H. E. Graham entertained 1 members of Circle Three, wlicr Mrs. it. E. Blaylock guvs the dc- 'Otlonal from Hebrew 11. Pr'tiycr vas offered by Mrs. H. L. Chinn.- jers and thc study co\irse was cpn- Inctcd by Mrs. H. H. Brooks The ncellng closed with •• senlenci irnycrs, mui refreshments were served by the hostess. Eleven members of Circle lYnu mcl with Mrs. E. L. Crovich, whci one visitor, Mrs. M. J. Lnylon, nl so was present. Mrs. Ravmoiu Schmiick gave the devotional from' Hebrews 7, nnd prayers were offered by Mrs. Robert Grimes and Mrs. O. V. Daws. Mrs. Grimes taught the study course, and Mrs. Crouch served during the recreation hour. Six members of Circle Five .were guests of Mrs. E. P. Hnrdin, when two visitors, Mrs. Raymond Zuc.liry of Brinkley, and Mrs. Billie Woolen also attended, tjinyer was offered by Mrs. Woolen. A social hour followed when the hostess served refreshments. Methodist Women Meet Members ot thc Woman's Society of Christ-Inn Service of Lake Street Methodist Church met yesterday afternoon nl the church with Mrs. George Shanks In chnrge of the devotional on the topic, "Protestism's Greatest Talent." Mrs. Shanks also read a poem, "Converted." Prayer was offered by Mrs. Bates Sturdy, before Mrs. W.' L. Green, president, presided over thc brief business session when plans for the evening service nt BAAP were discussed. Study of the book, "For All of Life" was continued under the leadership of Mrs. O. J. Rogers, assisted by Mrs. Billy King and Mrs. Iverson Morris, and the meeting was closed with prayer by Mrs. George Stil- vell. f-. Fifteen members attended the V^OUntV leeting. , . . ' . . . . Hostesses for the July social meet- Meet IRQ IS \~~\Q Q ng were Mrs. C. T. Shamlin, Mrs. . . • „ y . ' " D. Stiles and Mis. R. H. Cawley. HPTP V • « ' ' *•* * ^* Son Is Bovn Today Mississippi County Council of Mrs.,0rif[ln Is tiie former nresmi-ii nt on- Mamie Mdgers, dnuiihler of Mr, Ag ' m> pr * slac{1 M l le nd Mrs. Envl Mnws nf n*n Plans foi' the fair of Dell. Berry man To Serve Swift As District Supervisor Ralph Berryman, local represen- atlve of Swift and. Cotnunny, meat and cotton picking contest were 1 given by J. Mell Brooks, secretary of the Pair TUESDAY'.' Bits of:News 1 Mostly,; Personal Miss Nancy 'Jane Stevenson of Junction City,- Ark., is spending three weeks with her sister, Mrs. Noble Gill and family at the GUI home In Bell, Mrs. Alfred'Llppert at Mlllstatlt. 111., Ls the giiwt of Mrs. Lonnle Boydslon for two weeks. Mr. nnd Mrs. George Yales spent today In Unloft City, Tonn., where they attended funeral services for Mr. Yates' brother, Fred Yates, who died at his'home in Union City, illripcc nine&s. I.ieut. Joseph MeHaney of Vfclorvllle, Calif,, arrived tcrdny to spend his leave here with hLs parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jo!u\ McHancy. and his sister, Miss Association, who was a guest at the Frances Mctfaney. •ackers, left yesterday morning for, Mrs. ocorge . St. Louis to accept a new position Lec Colcmnn. meeting. A rcjwrl of the State Poultry Meeting was given by Mra. !,cc Stiles, Mrs. George Bunclt, and Miss Cora accept, a new position is district supervisor Tor the com- rany ' with his territory to cover Ionian's of Missouri, Arkansffs, "cntieEsee, Illlivjls and'Kentucky. Mr. ; Bei'ryman and his family vill continue to make their home n BiythevDle.- HIs position locally has . been Miss Blanche Randolph, StaUi Specialist In Foods and Nutrition, will be here July 27 and 28, It was announced. She will be nt Lcach- vllle canning kitchen on Thursday, July 27 niul at the Lone Oak Club I House on Friday, July 28. She has askd "'"" thc chairmen of -orhes here from union City, Tenn, aken over by joe Bnlek, ' who C(lcl ! , club ** |)rcsent ftt onc of t!lcnc m <:? ll »E s Dr. Lawrence Morris,- extension poultryman, will be at Mrs.. C. M. Abbott's home Wednesday morning, August 9th, at 9 o'clock to demon- chicken culling. He will be State School Official Praises Work Of PTA ROCK.^y^.^UP)- n n n ; home of 6f Education gives the Arkan- w n( ^ (] 01 j c credit for Ihe'liettcrmen of edu-; hc iu le |n LHtlc° l Rock"o'n Condition of-: Miss Robin Gill, who has been 111 al Walls Hospital for the past week, is much Improved. Mrs. Raymond Zachry and two children, Peggy Ruth and Raymond Eiiwnrd, of Brinkley, Ark., .ire spending three weeks here with Mi's. Zachry's prtrent';, Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Hardin. Mrs. 11. T. Gill has been admitted to Biytheville Hospital for IrVatmcnt for several days • .Mrs. W. E'. Auten, who has been making her home in Denver, Co'.o., while Private Auten was attending gunnery school at Lowry Field, arrived here yesterday for an Indefinite visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Smith. Private :. Iverson Morrk Aulen now has been transferred lo afternoon workja'school at.Las' Vegas, Kiev., whore 'he .will be.- stationed for seven i be cation facilities In Arkansas. Ed McQuistton, In n talk before members, of the District Directors Institute of the congress, said that . v»fr,A » I ir .1 t Lrt.nulv Lrl Llllllb ul IdllUUUIUI Ihe PTA has been an effective foiTC mcllLs At Uw meet , ng SttU , working for he beltennen of edu- ,„„,.„ tnnn ft (1(reen llicfulb d rational fnc lilies for 500,000 Artam- made articles-were shown, which I - 6 and 7th. One feature of each County Coun- yeu'r has teen an or remo'deled gar- ;as boys and girls. eluded dresses made nnd worn by Thls Is what McQuistton had to u lc ] 11C nilx;rs ;ay 'concerning needs In school f eve-1 MrSi G( , orBe Bu , xch wo| . e B . KKHj^ of the state, we bc(m dyed nml passed. The clothing - ties to all ch . inust have continuous and expand- C lml. men judged the articles weeks training. 'VMr. and Mrs. B. B. Moore spent today In Memphis. Mi 1 , and Mrs. Vcrnon Peters of ?Iplcy, Tenn., arrived this morning o be guests of Mr. nnd Mrs. A. 3. Haley, coming especially to nt- .end the wedding of their niece, tflss Carolyn Haley, to J. Wilson lenry, which will be solemnized at ;lrst Methodist Church tomorrow afternoon. Mrs. M. George and her daughter, ing schoo revenue to meet expens- Mlss Coleman gave es. He •nddetl: "At present approx - sorae r rl)il Jars lo t!l c mately 40 per cent of the white icstnnk who were the -foi low ing- nnd 10 per cent of the Negro chil- ..... •• — • - - '"."'">>• arid an award of !le wlnnl con _ Mrs. Walter Wood of Luxorn won luncheon Mrs. Lu- drcn are Irrall districts without high first place for a five piece sc ' l °°' facilities." .•.-•.... . set made from feed sacks, »,»., ^u- McQu sit on also revealed that 60 ther Thompson won second place for sr cent of Arkansas school .teach- „ , lress made from 5Ugar ^ M ;s have let their profession for E . A. Cralis won third place for nll- pc: higher paid jobs. At the HoipitaU Blyihevllle Hospital Admitted— '. Mrs. H. T. Gill, city. ' Mrs. Alfred Edguard, city. Mariyn Jfiin' Daughte'ry, city. -Mrs, O...W-:f«c\itlcvi city.- t Dismissed^ l ?--.' .. > ..* 1 ' ' Nolan Young-, city. Betty Joe. Self, Dcering, Mo. Walls Hospital Admitted— Mrs. M. H. Griffin, Dell. Dismissed— . • Riiel Hollaiirt, Cnn'ithersvlllc, Mo. Memphis Mc.'.hodist !Iospitnl Admitted— C. M. Nccly, Cn'ruthersville, Mo. V. A. Richardson, city. A Series of GOSPEL MEETINGS Now Going On Each Evening at 8:30 CHURCH of CHRIST C. E. McCORD Knobrl, Ark. Song Director __ Main & Division Sis. ;E/R., HARPER J-iflle Rock, Art, Eyanglisf Come and Spend a Pleasant ana 1 Profitable Evening l | ' Vf-? COOLED AUDITORIUM >r f '" — •• •• • . ' l \ fi^ ,'r 4 ' ^^^^^^^""^ Vli"J '' v ^^ wk* ' ' , v. . ' place for pll low cases made from feed sacks, and Mrs. C. M. Abbott won fourth place for n dresser set. Honorable mention was given Mrs. Bunch for her dress, the dress made and worn by Mrs. J. W. Fields of Lchchville, and the Luncheon scl nmdc by Mrs. Lee Stiles. Corning Event* WEDNESDAY Club Eight meeting with Mrs Charles Langston. FRIDAY Mrs. Lendennie Fowler entertain Ing C. B. C. Club. Mrs. M. S. Yntes entertaining 40C Club. Mrs. Jack Marsh . entertaining Initial Club. -' . Miss Edythe George, returned lasi night from Memphis, where Mrs George underwent a goiter 'operation last week at Baptist Hospital Her condition now Is much Improved' Mrs. Harold Hendrix and two children, of Osceola, are spending several days here with her parents, Mr and Mrs. Lcndennie Fowler. George Henry of Jonesboro will arrive tonight to attend the wedding of his brother, J. Wilson Henry to Miss Carolyn Haley tomorrow afternoon. Mrs. Elizabeth Fowler l.s reslliiK comfortably at, the home of her daughter, Mrs. M. G. Goodwin she Is recovering from a fall suffered last the Goodwin home when she dislocated her shoulder and suffered other minor Injuries Mrs, George Stilwell and children Lottie Pearl, George Ann, and Sarah' Bob have returned from St. Louis where they spent 10 days with relatives, The Rev. and Mrs. Bates Sturdy and their daughter left today for Havana and Siloam Springs, Ark to spend a two weeks' vacation with relatives. The Rev. Mr. Sturdy is recuperating from an Illness from which he has suffered for the past several weeks. Priest, Herbert Carter, C. T. oyles, Ix>n -Bates, F. B. Jolntr, nd A. C. Haley, ' Honorary pallbearers are E. R. icksmi, Frank Wooisey, Ed Bessy and Damon Me Load. A. E. Short Services To fie Held At Church Services for A.' E. 'Short, 05 well- known Biytheville resident who died yesterday, will be held at the Calvary Baptist Church instead of Cobb Funeral Home, as, previously planned. Officiating at the services at 4:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon will be the Rev...Mitchell Houston pastor ot thc Number Nine Baptist Church. Buiial will be niad.^ a' Maple Grove/Cemetery. Active pallbearer's will be R w MARGARET'S BEAUTY SHOP m * not Phono 2532 Bring Us Your Beauty Problems B; ALTERATIONS! Come to Hudson's for alterations of all kinds. We have three expert seamstresses on duty at all times. 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