The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 13, 1968 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 13, 1968
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Ftft Four - Blythevilla (Ark.) Courier News - Tuesday, February M, Miss Geancttc Mitchell To Stephen Burns Wed Miss Mitehell Mrs, Roy R. Davis of Hope, Ark., announces the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Miss Genette Mitchell, to Stephen Ray Burns, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Burns of Blytheville. Miss Mitchell is the granddaughter of Mrs. Lela Mitchell of Hope and the late William M. Cole of Center Ridge, Ark. Mr. Burns is the grandson of Jessie.. L. Burns and the late Mrs. Nora Burns of Blytheville Baton Rouge, La., and the late Mrs. Hattie Rutledge of Stcele. Miss Mitchell Is a 1967 graduate of Blytheville High School and Mr. Burns is a senior at Blytheville High School. The ceremony will be performed May 25 at the First Methodist Church with Rev. Virgil Keeley officiating. Mrs. Gaines Honored Mrs. Marcus Gaines enter-.Miss Cathy Hollingsworth, Mrs. tained Sunday afternoon a tea introducing her daughter- in-law, Mrs. Richard Gaines, a recent, bride. Mrs. Richard Gaines received guests attired in a dress in shades of pink with matching accessories. She wore a while carnation corsage interspersed with pearl hearts and satin ribbon. The tea table was covered with a white organdy cloth over pink centered with a crystal epergne holding pink carnations and baby breaths. Pink parly punch and individual wedding cakes were served. Serving at the tea table was I University. Larry Cummings, Mrs. Johnnie Baxter and Miss Karen Fowler. Miss Becky Young and Mrs. Russell Payne presided at the guest book. Assisting Mrs. Gaines was her daughters, Mrs. David Fowler of Memphis". and Mrs. Richard F. Wright Jr. Also assisting was Mrs. Belly Redden and Mrs. Jennings Bailey. The honorec is the former Miss Patricia Casey of Little Rock. The eoviple are making their home in Jonesboro where both are students at Arkansas State Society News Phyllis Reed, Society Editor Woman's Club Meets Blytheville Woman's Club met i Harrison and Mrs. Allen Bush Friday for a luncheon at the j presented a program on inter- Milliard '- Schon Vows Exchanged Mr. and Mrs. Pat Milliard an-j Mrs. Hilliard, mother of th« nounce the marriage of their bride, wore a two-piece suit of daughter, Tommie F a y e, to Woman's Club Building. Mrs. A. S. Harrison w a s chairman of the hostesses. Hostesses were Mrs. B. E. Shields, Mrs. James Mulhern, Mrs. Forrest Moore, Mrs. Hugh Hudson, Mrs. Harry Bogan, Mrs. Fred Wcston, Mrs. Mason, Mrs. Clarence Johnson and Mrs. Dessie Walls. Guests atetnding were Mrs. Stephen Weidman, Mrs. Mora Bley, Mrs. W. J. Wunderlich and Mrs. C. E. Campbell Jr. Special music was provided by Capl. James Mulhern, vocalist, accompanied by Mrs. Mulhern on the piano. Mrs. Campbell, Mrs. Ray ior decorating Mrs. William L. Whittaker was program chairman. A putrotic theme, using the colors red, white and blue, was used in decorations. Silhouettes of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln were on the banquet tables. The buffet table was centered with iin arrangement of red carnations in a silver and crystal container. The mantel held replica of Uncle Sam's top hat with cherry tree logs and a hatchet on either side. at Schon, Jan: the Main and Street Church of Christ. Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Schon of Argonia, Kan. The church was decorated with white gladiolus and green- cry. Mrs. Jackie Battles of West Memphis attended the bride as matron of honor. She wore a pink suit with white accessories and carried a bouquet of pink camellias. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a white street - length A-line embroidered cotton lace dress. The dress featured bell- American Legion Auxiliary Has Meeting Monday Night Mrs. H. C. Bush won the door | shaped sleeves and a scooped neckline. Her veil of silk illusion was a white lace pill prize. American Legion Auxiliary met Monday night in the Little Madelynn VanCleve Hut. Mrs. opened the meeting with a devotional and Mrs. Bonnie Layne presided. . Mrs. Katherine Mullins 1 e d the Pledge of Allegiance and Mrs. Pauline Cannon led the Preamble. Mrs. Cora Mae Johnsen accompanied the group on the piano as they sang the Star Spangled Banner. Reports were given by committee chairmen. ''.ridge and canasta party be held Feb. 22 at the American Legion Hut to benefit the March of Dimes. It will begin at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $1. A $10 donation was made to the "Chapel of the Four Chap, lains" and $10 was donated to a needy family. The Auxiliary will sponsor a Valentine Party Wednesday for the special class at L a n g e Mrs, Thelma Cathey and Mrs Mullins hostesses. Members of the Auxiliary will participate in the Heart Fund Drive. Mrs. VanCleve gave the closing prayer. Miss Cathey and Mrs. Mullins will be hostess for the next meeting. : Mrs. Spousta Speaks To Charlevoix Chapter Saturday Miss Jo Ann Forshee Honored With Slximr in Memphis Mrs. JoAnn Rayburn honor-1 bride-elect, Mrs. R. W. Jordan, ed Miss JoAnn Forshee, bride- m other of the prospective elect of Jerry Dewayne Jordon. with a miscellaneous bridal shower in her home in Memphis Saturday night. Special guests were Mrs. Jodie Forshee, mother of the Mrs. Hancock Presents Program An executive board meeting of Ridgecrest Baptist Women's Missionary Union was held at the churc'h last night followed by a Royal Service Program. Mrs. Johnny Smith gave the opening prayer, and the meeting opened by repeating the watchword. Mrs. P. H. Jernigan, president, presided. Mrs. Gerald Hancock was in charge of the program entitled "Money lor Missions." Mrs. Wesley Green read the calendar of prayer. Mrs. John Anderson and Mrs. Harold Henegar were in charge of a panel discussion and others assisting on the program were Mrs. Janie Ross, Mrs. Jernigan, Mrs. Martha Frank and Mrs. Smith. Mrs. Woodrow Newman and Mrs. Frank were hostesses for the social hour. The serving table wai covered with a while cloth bordered with red hearts and centered with red cherubs holding hearts and arrows. Mrs. Rosj gave the closing groom and Mrs. Zeila Jordan, Women of the United Stales .oday are increasingly interested in the Daughters of the American Revolution organization, the Arkansas Regent told members of the Charlevoix j n * j[ s welfare clared women are continually realizing the value of knowing history, becoming better educated and honoring our country, along with being interested Chapter Saturday afternoon at a reception here. Mrs. Winslow Clement Spousta of Rogers, was guest of honor for the affair at the home : used in the DAR magazine dur°- of Mrs. Graham Partlow, Jr. j ng the past year. Arkansas is outstanding in accomplishments, she announced This state's chapters were second in the nation in advertising With a goal of 2000 increase in membership among all chapters this year, this is expected to be exceeded when the National Congress convenes in April,-she said. Complimenting the group upon . its increased membership, especially • among junior members, she outlined plans for forming a Children of Confederacy group here among sons grandmother of the prospective | and daughters between ages 8 groom. |and 18. Miss Forshee was attired in! Citing the three objectives of a red velvet two-piece suit and j the DAR, historic, educational she wore black patent acces- ories. She was presented a while and patriotic, Mrs. Spousla de drinks were served. Mrs. Rayburn presented Miss Forshee with a ceramic fruit camellia corsage. Mrs. Forshee wore a navy blue A-line dress with black ac-1 bowl and matching ash trays cessories and Mrs. Jordan wore | which she made, a dark gray dress with red accessories. Mrs. Eilene Nelson, great aunt of Mr. Jordan, registered gifts. Games were led by Mrs. Rayburn. Cookies, cake, coffee and iced Your Friendly Theatre OSCEOLA •••••••••••••••••••••I TUBS. AND WED. She also told of a successful chartered bus project to take members to Washington, D. C., for the Continental Congress,as special tribute to Mrs. John Augustus Carr of Arkadelphia, former state regent, who is a candidate for the office of Organizing Secretary General. Complimenting her audience for fulfilling honor roll requirements this year, the stale head praised projects carried out attached to box hat. Her bouquet was a s. i n g 1 e gardenia encircled with white rose buds entwined with tiny white ribbons tied in love knots. The bride's only jewelry was a single strand of pearls, a gift of her grandmother, Mrs. Ethel Bittan. . Bill Brasher of Wichita, Kan., served Mr. Schon as best man. gold knit with tan accessories. Mrs. Schon, mother of the groom, wore a white bonded suit with navy accessories. Both mothers wore white carnation corsages. Mr. and Mr . Jack Blair were hosts to a reception immediately following the ceremony at their home. The bride's table was covered with a white linen cloth and faetured an arrangement of pink stock and greenery encircling hte punch bowl. The tiered cake was topped with a miniature bride and groom. Reception assistants w e r • Mrs. Jackie Battles, Mrs. Maggie Lea Ray and Mrs. Gladys Overton. Out - of - town guests attending were Mr. and Mrs. L. L. First Presbyterian Women of the Church honored Miss Sandra Saliba, bride-elect of Sgt. Eschol Donald Graham, with a tea recently. Miss Saliba was attired in a mocha crepe A-line dress. Mrs. Eddie Saliba, mother of the bride-elect, wore a turquoise blue ensemble and Mrs. J. A. Saliba, grandmother of the birde-elect, wore a handmade gray lace dress. Miss Saliba was presented with' a white orchid corsage and a - white Bible from the Auxiliary Has Valentine Party American Legion Junior Auxiliary met Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Little Hut for a Valentine party: Twelve members and guests attended. The Hut was decorated with red hearts and ciipids. Refreshments were served and games were played. The next regular meeting will be Feb. 19. with emphasis upon History Month, which included a program on history of the Blytheville chapter. An informal discussion was followed by sewing of refreshments from the dining room table arranged in a spring theme. Becky of Argonia, Kan., Mr. and Mrs. Bill Brasher of Wichita, Kan., Mr. and Mrs. Jewell Overton and Mrs. Joann Hanchett and daughter Rene, all of Memphis, and Mr! and Mrs. Don Battles of West Memphis. The couple are making their home in Wichita, where the groom is stationed at McDonnell Air Force Base. i Honors Ira Saliba Women of the Church. The honoree's mother and grandmother were presented white 'carnation corsages. The serving table, covered with a white cutwork cloth, was centered with a bouquet of spring flowers. Miss Saliba and Sergeant Graham were married Feb. 9. Richard Hipp Receives Award The Fayettepille, Ark., Jaycee Distinguished Award, the lop Jaycee honor, was presented to Richard Hipp, a Fayetteville lawyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Shirley Hipp of Blytheville. Mr. Hipp, a University of Arkansas graduate, was honored for his civic and social accomplishments during the past year. Among others, he is a member of the board of the Jaycees, a member of the board of Boyland, a director of Westark Boy Scouts Council, Washington Juvenile Court referee and a member of Abilities Unlimited. Don't Cry To save tears when slicing an onion, slice it into thin slices and then just slip the thin bands of skin from each slice. Mr. and Mrs. Jonn scnon ...... Randy Osipuck Has Birthday Randy psipucfc celebrated his seventh birthday with a party Saturday at Walker Roller Drome. Fifteen guests attedned and game winners were Scott Martin and Sally Skidmore. Randy is the son of Mr. and Mrs. .Joe Osipuck. E.H.C Meeting Notes Town and. Country Extension Homemakers^ club will meet at nbon'W'e'dn'esday for a luncheon in the home of Mrs. C. C. Elliot. Members are reminded to bring a contribution for the crippled children's fund. Flat Lake 1 Extension -Homemakers Club will meet -Thursday for a luncheon in the home of Mrs. C. S; Birmingham at 705 Clark. Mrs. C. T. Davis will be co- hostess. File the Directions Learn how household equipment comes apart for cleaning. File the manufacturer's directions, and follow them for cleaning as well as for use. : '41»ia9|n i Hn 1 i!!!! ! 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