The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 2, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 2, 1949
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVTU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER ?, 1049 Society i Phone 4<1(U Thornpson-Swiney Vows Exchanged Thursday Night Be/ore a large mirror garlanded In plumosls fern, white crown asters and gardenias reflecting the twilight wedding scene, Miss Miiry Kalhryn Thompson became the bride of Richard Ray Swincy last night at 7 The Rev. Leroy Henry, tmnist:r or tlic yarbro Metliodbt Cliurcli officiated at Hie double ring ceremony at the L. R. Matthews home at Yarbro. The mantel and fireplace were banked in a luxuriant arrangement of ereenry with the mantel being centered with a white pott pry howl containing a copious fan-sljancd arrangement of gladioli flanked on either side by triple t:and!eabra holding glowing white tapers. Phnnosis roping caught at intervals with the white flowers, circled j the mirror imnv 'lately above the mantel. Two floor b.iskets ol" white wrought iron holding gladioli .and centered with huge satin Ixnvs were placed on either side of the fireplace. Attendant Wears Brown Stately seven branched candelabra with gleaming white tapers were j Rainbow Girls Celebrate Grand Officer Niglit Grand Officers Night of The Oviicr of Eiainbow for Girls was celebrated with a 6:30 dinner Wednesday night at the Masonic Hall. Approximately 60 guests, composed of Rainbow girls and Eastern Star members attended the affair. Dinner was served before the regular meeting by the Eastern Star members with the Invocation being given by Mrs. Prances Bogan of Liucora who is Past Grand Matron of the Grand Chapter of Arkansas. She is also a member of the General Grand Chapter, Out of town guests attending were; Mrs. Pat Obcrbey of Hartman who is the Grand Worthy Advisor. Grand Officers, Miss Bobbie Shoemaker, Grand Drill leader; Miss Betty Mixen, Grand Confidential Observer; of Marianna, Miss Marion Sacrcy. Grand Musician; of RusscJlvlllc. Miss Willa Jo Bui- lard. Grand Pngc; of Marianna. Mrs. Ruth Ragsdale of the State Executive Hoard :ilso attended. In the meeting Mrs. Oberey appointed Miss Lottie Pearl Stillwell Grand Page of the General Assembly or Rainbow Girls which Mill convene in Little Rock In June. Miss Prances Dowdy was nppoint- Grand Rcincsentive to the Miss- Flagg-Gay Rites Announced Today arranged among the greenery and | ourl meeting which will be held flowers. Feathery fern was entwined in the candelabra with each one being completed with a large satin bow. Centering the scene was the kneeling bench which was adorned with a white stock spray tied with white satin. An arrangement of roses centered the baby grand piano. B.A. Gooch presented a program of wedding music which included "At An old Trysting Place," McDowell. Mrs. Monroe Besharse sang "Always," Berlin, and '"Because," D'Hardelot. Mrs. Besharse wore a black frock with green accessories complemented with a green orchid corsage. During the exchange of vows "To A Wild Rose," McDowell, could be heard. Mr?, w. L. Hughes, matron of honor and only .attendant, selected & cocoa brown crepe and brown accessories with a light lavender orchid pinned to her purse. Preceding the nuptials Miss Peggy Reed and Miss Laura Swain lighted the tapers. Miss Reed and Miss Swain -both were gowned In gold «alln with brown accessories. Each wore a green cypripedium orchid In her hair. Bride Gowned in Blue ThevbrideV whoV : 'was/given in cousin.'Ed Stpffle, wore ft Dorsa Original two piece ice blue satin dress. The neckline and shoulders were elaborately embroidered In seed.'pearls. The draped bustle was fe&thered In « full skirt. Long tight fitting sleeves completed the gown. A handmade black velvet with a seen pearl design and black ' at the Wilson Tavern. doeskin shoes completed the en- Committee were appointed eemble. She carried a white Bible - - - topped with a pure white orchid surrounded with white roses nestled in a rosette, of white, satin. nt the same assembly. Mixed summer flowers were used throughout the hall. Avalori Bunco Club Plays at Eldvidge Home Mrs. Clyde Eldridgc was hostess to the Avalon Bunco Club Thursday afternoon at her home. In the games Mrs. Paul Mahon won high, Mrs, Raymond Shamblin low. and Mrs. Gene Ellis, bunco. Crystal vases and pottery bowls containing varicolored slimmer flowers were used throughout the entertaining rooms. Mrs. Eldriclge served a desscrl course. * * • Mrs. Pritchard Entertains I'liursday Rook Club Dahlias and tuberoses dccorakc the Richard Piitcliard home jester tiay when Mrs. prilrhani was host ess to the Thursday Rook Club and one guest. Mrs. Earlenc Blank cn.ship. In the games Mrs. Pritchard won high. Mrs. Melba Blakemore sccon> and Mrs. Leon Scherer rooko. The hostess served refreshments .Committee .Appointment For Wilson's P. T. A. Are Made at Meeting WILSON. Ark., Sept. 2 — Til Executive Board of the Wilson Pai cut Teachers Association met wit Mrs. Maurice Lynch, president o the Wilson PTA. Tuesday afternoo Ralph Wafler served as best man. materials for the year's work \vei distributed. Committees named w e r c: pn pram, Mrs. E. D. Real), chairma Mrs. J. D, Rankin, Mrs. Aim Bits of News Mrs. Marion Guy Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Flagg today unounce the mariiagc of thei aughter. Miss Ernestine Flagg, l< ames Marion Gay, son of Mr. am Irs. J. W. Gay. Tlie couple was married June 24 i Hernando,, by the Rev. H. Scott, pastor of the Methodist 'hurch there. Mrs. Guy woi e a grey frock with ,'lnte accessories for her wedding. Both Mr. nnd Mrs. Gay are gradates of Blytheville High School. They will rc.sidc in Blytheville .'hr-re he is employed by City Super larket and the bride by J. C. Peny Co. Twin girls were born Thursday to Mr. and Mis. .'.uvern Council at Walls Hospital. They have been lamed Jeannctte Marlenc and An- ictte Allcne. Mrs. Council Is the ormer Miss Allene Boren of Dell. Condition of Mrs. Council and her daughters is considered satisfactory. Mrs. O. N. Forrest has been in Memphis since Monday to be with iier daughter-in-law, Mrs. Wilson forest, who underwent a major operation Tuesday at St. Joseph's Hospital. Her condition is satisfactory. Miss Betty Cox of Bilo.xl. Miss, arrived here yesterday to make hei home. She will be a first grade teacher at Central School. Mrs, Tanna Preeman and Mrs J. H, Wodson left today for T.illu- lali. La., ivhcrc they will visit their mother and grandmother. Mrs. J. A'. Luster over the weekend. Mis. Luster, formerly of Blytheville, Is recuperating from a broken hip. Mrs. O. Shonyo has returned liom a vacation of several weeks in Denver and other points In Colorado. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Goforlh and sons. Charles and Paul, returned yesterday from Monticello, where they were called Monday by the illness and 'ieath of Mrs. Gofmth's mother, Mrs. Lenora Dye. Mrs. Dye was well known In Blytheville where she had visited her daughter and her family. Miss Modcen Day nf Little Rock, formerly of Blytheville. is visiting Daughter of China's U.N. Delegate Spends Week Here at Nunn Home —Courier News Photo KAST MEETS WKST IN BI,Y- THKVlu.i:—Miss Until Chang of Tientsin. China, and New York City, grants an interview to Courier News feature-writer Anne Wcedman as "Children of the United Nat- hcr hostess. Miss Mary Frances Ions" see a lot of the East and Niinn, sits nearby. Miss Chang wears New England while their parents a silk dress in the traditional Odcn- attend to international business m tal sheath-like fashion with a man- y- w York City, and at least one darin collar, but instead of toe- O f them is now getting a look nt pinching sandals her fret are shod the South, at \rkansas and par- Nazorene Circle One fleets Hew Officers Circle One of the Nazaieiie Foreign Missionary Society met Wednesday at the church. Mis. Ira Lambert opened the meeting with I tra yer. De votl on a 1 was g i ve n by Mrs. Clyde Cameron. New officers f o r -he coining church year elected were Mrs" O. A. Dunlvan, chairman, Mrs. Virginia Mayo, vice-chairman, Mrs. Bert Trumble, recording and corresponding secretary, Mrs. Fanuie Dunlvan superinten lent of Study, Mrs. Oscar Alexander, treasurer. Mrs. Mayo was also elected superintendent of Publicity. Mrs. John Crlner dismissed with prayer. o h ere Cary. Sarah guest ol Miss Carmen Hob SUlvcll is .spending Ushers were Woodrow Driver, and Dick Shanks. Immediately following the ceremony a reception was held. In the serving room the buffet was centered with a fan-shaped arrangement of gladioli flanked with white tapers in crjTstal holders. A white Irish linen cloth overlaid the refreshment table which held Stoffle, Harnden and J. D. Roberts; mein- | bcrship, Mrs. c. E. Lynch, chnirman. Mrs. Arnold McDanlel, Mrs. Prank Pyland. Mrs. Gilly Wright, Mrs. Susie Cecils; finance, Mrs. J. K. Ncely. chairman, Mrs. Joe Cullom Jr., Mrs. Bill Denton, Mrs. Charles Elkins; hospitality, Mrs. Benton Garrctt. chairman, Mrs. D. D. Cash. Mrs. Bentley Rhodes. Mrs. Phillip Deer; study course, Mrs. Erl Wil- Central P. T. A. Board 'lans This Year's Work The Executive Hoard ol the Cen- rul Parent - Teairht'rs Association iiul the Centra] teachers anil •>, Miss Winnie Virgil Tinner inrt Mr.s. Ralph Berryman, met Thursday at. the home of the presl- lent, Mis. J. B. Stevenson, The following chairmen were appointed for the various committees Tor the school year: Program Chairman; Mrs. Alvin Huffman, Librarian; Mr.s, Je.Vip Tiiylor, Magnzines; Mr.s. Cecil Graves, Hospitality; Mrs. Elbert Huffman, Parent Educational Study: Mrs. R. L. DccJman, Spiritual Education; Mrs. C. p. Rambo. School Lunch; Mrs. J. R. Marr, Hcalth- Safety; MLss Lillian Frank, Summer Roundup; Mrs. W. E. Young, Music; Mrs John Caudill, Membership; ML?S Sunshine Swift, Parll- rnenlarlan; Mr.s. Sanford Shelton, Publicity; Mrs. S. E. Time. Publications; Mrs, Joe Strickland, Founders Day; Mrs. C. L. McWaters. Officers for the year ave president, Mr.s. J. E, Stevenson; vice- president.. Mr.s. E. J. Cure; secretary, Mrs. James Terry; treasurer, Mrs. Leonard Johnson, and historian, Mrs. Alex Shelby. Mi:-s Turner explained the bond isnie on the new school . It wflstrcporteri that 52 subscriptions to the national Parent Teachers Magazine have been sold. The group will meet the third Wednesday of each month at the Baptist Church. The Executive Board will meet at 2:30, the genera! meting will be held at 3:00. Following dismissal Mrs. Stevenson served refreshments. .several days in Sikeston as of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hogan. She plans to return the latter part of the v.'ech. Miss Pat Obcrby of Ilarttnan, Ark,, Grand Worthy Advisor of the Order of Rainbow Girls, and Mrs. Ruth Sacrey of RussellviHe, Mother Advisor, were overnight guests Wednesday of Mr. and Mrs. George Etilwcll and family. The Rev. F. 1;. H.iw "us refurnecl in his home in Clarksville. Tenn.. yesterday after a visit of scveni days as guest of his brother, R. L. and family. Mls.s Willa Jo Billiard, Grand i p;c of Fin i M bn w Girls, and Miss it-h Trjplct t both of Marianna ere ovorn'eht guests of Mr. and in typical American wedgies. Bible Conference To Be Conducted Here Next Week Dr. Wesley C. Davis, professor of the Ncu- TcsUuiicut at Perkins School of Theology. Southern Methodist University. Diillas, Tex., will conduct a Bible Conference at the First Methodist Chinch beginning Wednesday and extending through Friday of next \icek. The Rev. Roy I. R:;file.v. pastor of the First Methodist chuilch. said that l"hc conference was being conducted in connection \\itn the new Bible studies or the adult classes of the church, but that invitations ticularly at Blytheville. "* Miss Ruth Ilsin-Yueh Chang, a former Vassar classmate of MLss Mary Frances Nunn, Is the house- ;i'est of Miss Nunn and her par- the tiered wedding cake which was | hams; entertainment. Mrs. Hay- garlanded with white gladioli flor- mnnd Cotucr, chairman. Mrs. Buford Boyles Jr.. Mrs. W.A. Williams. Mrs. Albert Greemvell; publication. ettes and tips with garlands ol plumsis ferns intermingled. Presiding over the table were Mrs.! Mrs. A. E. Clark, chnirman. Mrs Ralph Waller and Mrs. Russell i Nancy Enoch. Mrs. Charles licall. Bunch. Mrs. Waflcr selected a grey ! *'«• Mnury Upton, Mrs. O. B. taffeta frock with Mrs. Bunch wear- I Craven; hot lunch, Mrs. Jim Fccu- iUE a lightweight pink gabardine I c ^ librr "y- Miss vir sfe Rogers; suit. Both wore hair arrangements | f um " lcr , round-up. Mrs. Roy bio- 1 bough, chiurmrm, Mrs, jerry Hayes; ol white asters 01 wnue asms. Miss Billie Damon, who prc.sided j over the bride's book, selected a ; navy sheer with navy accessories. I ' She wore pink rubram HUM in her| : hnir. j Mrs. Matthews chose for the oc- •• cation a grey satin frock with gray • accessories. She pinned a pink cy- : prlpedium orchid at her shoulder, i Wedding gift.s were on display in \ the rumpus room which contained i tables overlaid with white Irish linen cloths. Summer flowers decorated the room. j Following a wedding trip to Mew 1 Orleans, the young couple will re- i turn to Blytheville to make their j home. I publicity. Mrs. Buford Boyles, chair- At The Hospitals Blylhcvillc HnspiUI niFinisscd: Denver Russell. City. Mrs. L. D. McWilliams and hnb; City. Mrs. Virgil Malone and baby, To mato. man, Miss Sarah Lewis Green an Mrs. T. J. McAfee. There will be a call mpctin these committees Sept. 8 at 3 ji.n in the school cafeteria. NOW OPEN STIRES BEAUTY SHOP :«)!! Nn. 5lh St. Permanent Waving—Machineless, Cold Wave $5 and up Phone 3356 for Appointment LACY STIRES, operator were being Riven wished to attend. Tlie (jfjnff i-enrc'.s to others who bccin at •s. Ons Eberdt nnd family Wed- esday. Mar.sha Lou Wilson has returned i her home in Blytheville after lending two weeks with her grnnd- irctits, Mr, and Mrs. C. W. For- •st of Pnragnukl. MLss Marion Racrey, Grand Mu[•Inn of Rainbow for Girls of Rns- ^11 vil le a nd Miss Bet ty Mixen of arinnna, Grand Confidential Ofo- Tver. were overnielit guests '.r. and Mrs. Charles McDamel and imtly Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Van Horn nd son, Ray, and Mrs. May Evrard c turned Thursday from Snnberry, i., where they spent two weeks n.s icsU of Mr. Van Horn's narents, Ir. nnd Mrs. C. E, Van Horn, Sr. M r. a nd M rs. Byron Rhodes Torse and children, John Tucker nd Melinda and Mrs. Morse's lolhcr, Mrs. . T ohn Tucker, all of .ittle Rock will ; Ive Saturday ight to spend the week end as lie guests of Mr. and Mrs. Byron lorse. Mr. and Mr.s. John Mahan and nmily of Princeton, Ky., will nr- ive tomorrow to be tlie weekend uests of Mr. Mnnan's mother. Mrs. ?. J. Mahnn and nlhcr relatives. Among the Blythcville residents 7:30 p.m., and Ur. Davis will base his lectures on "iiack^rouud of the Gospel and LUr of Jesus." Dr. on vis. said to be one of the out stand hi"; students of the New Testament, is now conducting a similar conference at the First Mfthodist church in Batesvitle, and the Rev. S. B, Willford, district sup- P, U. Foster nnd Miss Addle White, Tupelo, Miss., Gordon Hammock and Miss Carolyn Speevcs of O.sceola, Don Wright and Miss Laura Lou Driver of Osccola, Bill Williams. Jr.. and Miss Barbara Monaghan. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rose, Charlie Nick Rose and Jimmy Henry. 'Attending .is rushees of the fraternity with their guests were Perry Rothrotrk find Miss Mary Frances Oalncs, R.C. Allen and Miss Patsy, jack Elliott and Miss Vivian Taylor, Bobby Derm and Miss Doris Stone, Marion Randolph Smith and Miss Susie Crafton and .form Ed Regcnold and -Miss Jonnn Campbell. Monroe Frank of Little r~"'c, housegucst of Mr. Heg- enolri nnd Graham Parttow also attended. Miss Maxine Hill was guest last ni;:lU of Bob Ashley, student at the University of Missouri, at the Pi Kappa Alpha rush party at Ken- netl, Missouri. Mr. and Mrs. John W. Tabor were Rtip^s Wednesday of her sister, Mrs. W. p. Brewer and Dr. Brewer. They ents, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Nunn on Clsickasawba Avenue. Miss Chain's father Is the permanent delegate from China to the Economic and Social Council of the UN and is vice-chairman of the Human Rights Commission, of which Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt is chairman. Shr is a native of Tient- sin, China. South Is 'Different' This Is her first visit, South and the cautious question "how do you like it?" was answered Just as cautiously — "vre!l r It's different." She went on to explain that ; t*s different not only from her native China, but even from the Northern part of the United States. And besides, she added, she's never been to a small town before. For a person who couldn't speak a .syllable of English three year? ago when she came to the Unitcc States, Miss Chang has accumulated a handy amount of slang phrases. r»he's not allowed to stay In the United States after she finishes her college work, she r-'plalncd, for she's on a student lease and they'll "kick me out," she said un-Chlnese University. Like so many America! 1 girls who 30 to Mom's alma mater, Miss Chang is >l!owing her mother's sf .:> still: she U now attending Coli'inb'a on a fellowship from Vassar iind will be awarded her master's in February. Then what? Why, back to China, of course, to do research or to teach or both. She feels she can do more good in China with her education than In America, any- Miss Nunn. Her father drove her down from New York to Washington, where she joined Miss Nunn, who has been employed by the government there. Her two brothers, one a Purdue student and another a recent magna cum lande graduate of Harvard, accompanied them as "tourists" in the Nation's capital. ^ Miss Nunn and Miss Chang w'pPl be in Blytheville until the early part of next week. how, for "there , arc more opportunities there." Right .now she Is also a part- time assistant on a research pro- ect at Columbia, but she got time off to come for a vacation with RITZ THIATRI BY REFRIGERATION Continuous Shows Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 I.-.IH) a.m. ll:4rt p.m. 4:30 p.m LISTEN TO KLCN like, with a grin. Although she lived in New York and Chicago for a time when she was about three while her father was a professor at Columbia University and University of Chicago, she was a total stranger to the language when she arrived in April. 1946. to enter Vassar. By Christmastime, however, she had mastered sufficient English to garner an "A" on a history term paper, which, assured Miss Nunn, is a feat at Vassar even for American girls. » Transferred From Aurora Miss Chang studied two years at Aurora College in Shanghai before she transferred to the Eastern. women's college to continue her major of chemistry and nutrition. Her mother had graduated from Vassar also and later received her master's degree from Columbia l.iisl Timr Today Canadian Pacific wilh Randolph Scott and June Wyatt Selected Short Subjects Crntlinuoiis Showing Every Day Saturday eriutcndent, In a letter to the Rev. Mr. Bagley stated that capacity crowds had been attending the lectures there. Memphis Thursday night to v/ere en route to their home In ttend the Sigma Chi Alumni Club] Dallas following a two months tour annual ball at. Hotel Penbody wereof the New England States. Announcing.. . NEW SCHEDULE OF PRICES PIANO LESSONS as low as M.OO PER MONTH Fowlston School of Music 815 Chickasawba Telephone 2049 Serin 1; "Bnlman and Robin** No. 12 ;iml Short ,;<>ntirmr>us Showing Sat 1Z:3U-H:3 The Rilz Theatre has a Cry-Roo: where molhers wilh fretting babie can see and hc;ir UIK show I Box Office Opens 6:15 Show Starts 7:00 Opens SuiuU> I:WI-. Starts 1:15 lontiuuous Shows Sat & Sun. 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