The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 18, 1950 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 18, 1950
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PAGE FOUR E (ARK.V COURIER NEWS Mew* THTJESDAT, MAT 18, 19. Juanna Jackson, Junette Steakley Honor Students At West Ridge jane Shelton, Society Editor Phon* 4461 Florence Woolen Wed In Ceremony Tuesday A wedding of Interest in Blythe- vlllc, former home of the bride, occurred Tuesday morning when Miss Florence Woolen of Memphis became the bride of Jack Ferrer In a ceremony solemniacd at 10:30 o'clock. Selling for the rites was the home of the bride's uncle, Gen, Ralph H. Woolen and Mrs. Wooten, 3821 South G&lloway Drive, Memphis. The bride is the daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. Maxwell ,L. Wooten of Memphis, and the granddaughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. C. M. Buck of Illytheville. Mr. Ferrer Is the son of Mrs. Marvin E. Ferrer of Memphis ant! the late Mr. Ferrer. The ceremony was performed al .the end of the long living room before an Improvised altar of green- cry and white, with tall basket.'! of •white gladioli on either side. The stairway clown which the bride descended was entwined with ercen- erv and white flowers and baskets of Spring flowers were placed t'-""'<*hout the house. While satin ribbons, held by Miss J^ne Ferrer. Miss Ruth McCnwn. Miss Frances Townsend nnd Miss Cirol Lewis, formed an aisle for ttie wedding parly. The Rev. Donald . Honnlng. rector of Calvary Episcopal Church in Memphis, officiated. The bride, Riven In marriage by her father, wore a gown of white embossed organdy, trimmed with deep, ruffles edged In lace. He white satin poke bonnet, trimmed with puffs of Illusion, was tied under her chin with n large bow of illusion. She wore long white' gloves and carried a bouquet of nlnk roses, pale blue larkspur and lilies of the valley. Miss Maxlne Wooten served as her sister's only attendant. She wore n gown of green organdy, trimmed with lace edged ruffles, and carried a boiiquet of pink roses and pastel sweetpeas. The bridegroom was attended by Byron'Harrlson of Knoxville. Tcnn., as best man. Nuptial music, was presented by Thomas Avcy, organist. A reception followed the cere- 'mony. The bride's table v,'as overpaid with a linen and lace cloth, •with the wedding cake at one end : and the punch b»w] at the otticr. ,and decorated with greenery and White gardenias. . Miss Ruth McCown »nd Miss 'Jane Ferrer, sister of the bride: groom, presided at the table. ; Following a wedding trip to New Orleans, La,, the couple will live In Knoxvlllc, Tenn. ; Mr. and Mrs. Buck and Mr. and ; Mis. A. G. Little were among tbe .Elytheville people present for the ceremony. • • •- • • • Miss Partlow Honored •At "White.Bridal" Party .' MUs Nancy Partlow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Partlow and bride-elect of Marvin Nunn, Jr., ,was feted last night with a dessert bridge al the E. B. Woodson home, 1515 Chlckasawba. The party Is one ;of a series being given for Miss Partlow In recognition of her approaching marriage. a : Mrs. Robert McHaney and Mrs. Freeman Jernlgan were hostesses to the three tables of bridge guests and one tea guest, Miss Donna Pledger of Birmingham, Ala., houseguest of Miss Rosemary Johnston. 1 The white bridal theme was used for the party. The bridge tables centered with silver bowls, set in bases of mallne. containing delicate bridal flowers, with the guests appointments tied In white satin ribbon. The bride's place was marked with heart-shaned mallne bearing a bridal portrait. Tn the bridge games. "Ilss Marilyn Deen was high scorer and Mrs Marvin Nnnn. mother of the future Broom nnd a special suest at the 'partv. won second high. Gifts In silver nnd a corsage of green. miniature orchids were presented the honoree by the hostesses. Miss Partlow wore a nlnk and green plaid dress for the event, wilh pink linen accessories. Her mother. Mrs. H. a. Partlow, was also a special guest. Informal Parly Honors Dell Hi^h School Seniors Miss Bonnie Shcnpard. a member "t t>e 1!)50 graduating class at Dell H'i?h School, was nl a party following the baccalaureate ser- vlc«s at Dell. Sunday night. Approximately 30 guests were on hand for the Informal event. In- clt'dlng Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Cald- wcll and L. T. Moore, faculty members. The party was given especially to honor the other senior students. Miss Sheppard was assisted In serving by her sisters. Mrs. W. L. Wllborn and Miss Vallma Shcp- pard. The parly was at the home of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Shcppard. Misses Allen, Johnson Feted at Buffet Supper Miss Fern Allen and Myrleeh Johnson, members of the 1950 graduating class of Dell High School were feted Tuesday night when Mrs. Ed Hardln entertained al her liome in Dell. The buffet supper w«s served to other members of the senior class, and the house was decorated In flowers carrying out the class colors of red mid white. Mrs. Udelle Newsom was co-, and Mrs. A. E. Caldwell, a member of the Dell High School faculty, was & speclnl guest. The. two honorees &n members ol Mr*. Hnrdln'ii Sunday School class »t the Dell Baptist Church. Bridge, Canasta Party Given For Five .Seniors One of the largest social events of the season for members of the 1950 senior class at Blylhmlle High School was given Tuesday night when Misses Annella Humphreys, Melba Pryor and Jane Wilson were hostesses. The affair, given at the BIytheville Country Club, was given In special compliment to five of the graduates, Misses Susie Crafton. Vivian Taylor. Vivian Patterson, Margery Hale and Mary Eaton. The nine tables of bridge and canasta players were seated in the Green Room and on the sunporch of the clubhouse, which was attractively decorated with bounuets of mixed -Spring flowers. Each of the tables from which the dessert course was served, was centered with a budvasc holding yellow rosebuds. Places of the guests of honor wore marked with gardenia corsages. High score prize In the bridge pamcs played went to Miss Betty Ann Harbor, and second high to Miss Shirley King. In canasta went to Miss Betty Nell Tomlinson for high score, and to Miss Maxlne Hipp for second high. The guests of honor were pre- centcd wilh gifts from their hostesses, who were assisted in entertaining by their mothers, Mrs. Henry Humphrey.*. Mrs. Paul Pryor and Mrs. Baker Wilson. • + • Duplicate Bridge Holds Master Point Tournament A master-point tournament will be played at duplicate bridge games scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tonight. The games will be played in the Colonial Room of the Hotel Noble. • * • Book Review Is Given Ot PEG Sisterhood Meet LR AC II VILLE, May IB—The Lcnchville Chapter AC of the P.I3.O. ShtcrhooU. hc.ird a book review ot "Especially Father," by Gladys Taber, given by MI'SS Ilulh Lee at a recent meeting liri:l at the home of Miss Frances Smith. Preceding the review, Mrs. Fred A. Alexander was presented a gift from (he chapter for her, attendance record, and Mrs. John D. Wells was given a gift from the president for her outstanding cooperation and loyalty to the chapter during the past year. Mrs. T. j. Pierce conducted a pantomlne game during the social hour, and the ho-tess. assisted by her mother, served a dessert course. • • • Mrs. Jack Halslcad Hostess at Bunco Party Mrs. Jack Halstead entertained members of the Alpha Bunco Club last night at her home at 1005 Hearn street. Meeting with the club was one guest, Miss Sue Eaton. During the bunco games, which followed a tlesj. sert course served by Mrs. HalstcauV Mrs. C. B. Klene won bunco, Mrs: Jack Marsh, high, and Mrs. Halstead, low. Hoses nnd other spring and summer flowers were used In decorating the house. • • • Mrs. Parlow Hostess To Club Eight Members Members of Club Eight, bridge group, were guests of Mrs. H. G. Partlow for a dessert bridge yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Charles Langston was high scorer In the bridge games. Mrs. Jesse White, second high, and Mrs. G. O. Poclz won bridge. Miss Nancy Partlow. daughter of Ihe hostess, was'n club guest. The rooms were decorated with roses and mixed spring flowers. • • • Surprise Showr Honors Mrs. Rudolph W. Vrska Mrs. Rudolph Vrska, who Is moving this week to her new hnitie st Number Nine, was guest of honor last night at a surprise shower and "housc-warmltn." when Mrs. Frank Wagner, Mrs. G. O. Poctz and Miss Florine Jarboe were hostesses. Approximately 35 of Mrs. Vrska's friends gathered nt her new home to l>c on hand to welcome tier arrival and to shower her with miscellaneous gifts. After the gifts had been opened and displayed, refreshments of sandwiches, cookies and iced drinks were served by the hostesses. Bouquets of mixed garden flowers were used to decorate the Vrska home • * • Wilkins-Merlin Engagement Told WILSON, Ark.. May 18 _ Mr and Mrs. J. D. Wilklns. Jr.. of Heber Springs, announce Ihe engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Mary Tl'omas Wllkins. to William Merlin, son of Mrs Ida Merlin of Miami. Fla. The wedding will lako place at 2 p.m.. May 28 at the First Baptist Church in Newport. The Rev. Charles F. Wilkins, uncle of the bride, will officiate Miss Joanne Bryant of Kcc, Ark., will be maid of honor. Edward Merlin of Nashville, Tenn., will serve his brother as best man. Miss Wilklns Is a grnttuatc of Arkansas State Teachers College, Conway, and also attended Ororgc Peabody College in Nashville. For the past two years she has been a member of the Wilson High School faculty. Mr. Merlin Is a student nt Van- dcrbllt University School of Law Nashville. Tenn. Bits of News Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Isaacs and B. G. West have returned from Washington, D a., where they were guests^ of the fsaacs' daughter. Mrs. John Thomas. En route home they spent several days in Wllllnmsburg, Va., and Bristol and Chattanooga, Tenn, Mrs. J. A. Leech spent yesterday In Paducah, Ky., with her aunt .Mrs. Pearl Albritton. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Chamblln and Mr. and Mrs Rube Carson have returned from St. Louis, Mo., where they spent several' days. v Mrs. R. n. Kirby and Mrs. M. A. Isaacs spent yesterday In Parogonid where they went to motor home Mrs. Kirby'f mother. Mrs. J. E. Wilbourn, who was returning to her hcmo there following several days visit here us guest of her daughter and Mr. Kirby. Ross Dillon Hughes^ will leave Saturday, for Dallas Tex., where he plans to attend the Men's Fashion Mart for several days. While there he will be (he guest of his sister. Miss Nancy HuRhes. Miss Rosemary Johnston has as her guest for several days Miss Donna Pledger of Birmingham, Ala,, a former classmate at Birmingham Southern College. Miss Gay Garrlgan, a student at LIndenwood College, St. Charles. Mo., will arrive tomorrow to spend the weekend with her parents, Mr and Mrs. C. W Garrigan. She will be accompanied by a classmate, Miss Jeannlne Wedell of Great Bend Kans, Dr. and Mrs. Hunter Sims Jr and daughter, will return tomorrow to theft- home In Shrcvcport, La after a visit here as guests of their parents, Dr and Mrs. Sims Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Ben white. Mrs. C. W. Garrlgan spent Tuesday In Memphis where she went to meet her mother, Mrs. n. P. Gay, who was returning home from a vacation spent In Florida and her aunt, Mrs. J. W White of st Petersburg, Fla., who will be the guest of her sister and niece for several weeks. Miss Joyce Roseboufih of Sena- tobin. Miss., is visiting here as guest of Johnny white and his parents Mr. and Mrs. Ben White. She was Sliest of honor last night at an Informal drop-In at the White homo at 535 North Tenth Street. Mrs. Marjorie Hancock will leave tomorrow to spend the week-end at Morgan City, Miss., where she will attend the wedding of her cousin. Miss Mary Moss Morgan to Hal I.lttleford, Jr. • ' Mr. and Mrs. George Clark have returned to BIytheville after spending the past several days In Cleveland, Detroit, Canada nnd points north. Mrs. Melvln Halsell and daughter, E)lanc, spent yesterday in Memphis. Mrs. J. B. Crafton left today to spend several days visiting her brother, Pnrlfoy Gill nnd Mrs. Gill at f.ltlle Rock, and her sister, Mrs Paul Russell and Mr. Russell at. Lewlsvllle. Mrs. Joe Evrard, Mrs. Robert Mc- Hancy and E. B. Woodson will drive to Warner Robbins, Ga,, tomorrow where they will be week-end guests of Ma], and Mrs John Hudson. Mrs Woodson, who has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. Hudson, for the past several days will return to Dlythe- villc wilh them on Sunday. John White, son of Mr. and Mrs Floyd White of BIytheville, and n student at the University of Arkansas has been named parllamentar- ian for the Sigma Alpha Epsllon fraternity. He will assume his office next fall. Terry Welenkamp, daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. A. R. Wctenkamp of Memphis, Is guest of her grandmother, Mrs E. M. Terry, Sr. she will remain here a week. Mrs. Addle High Daniel'or Joiner Is among the grndunles at Arkansas A. and M College. She will bo graduated May 22. along with np proxlmately loo students Marriage Licenses The following cuupie have obtained n marriage license at the office of Miss Elizabeth Blythc, county clerk: Joe Sims of New Madrid, Mo., and Miss Ruby Bunch of Davidson, Juanna Jackson Valedictorian Dr. J. W. Turner, dean of Arkanas State College at Jonesboro will speak to (he senior class at Mississippi County High School at West Ridge Friday night at 3 p.m. Dr. Tumor's address will mark the highlight of graduation activities which started Sunday afternoon with a baccalaureate sermon at htc auditorium, by H. p. Sharpe, evangelist at the Church of Christ In BIytheville. Juanna Jackson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. n. s. Jackson ot Etowah Is the highest ranking student sclio- lastlcally. She will give the valedic- JunetU Sttakler Salutatorlan i tory address at the commencement program and Junette Steakley. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Steakley. of Lepanto Is salutatorlan. | W B. Tyer, member of the school board, will present diplomas to the 13 graduates. | Seniors are Alfred Dunkln, Bonnie Brady, Llla Mae Greenhill, Juanna Jackson, Sammie Jean May, Lily Mae Simpson Andy Wllmoth, Ruth Btanford. Violett Hunkapillar, Sa- I die Mac Johnson, Betty Jean Scrlv- ner. Junette Steakley and Frances Trotter. i A. A. Norton Is superintendent of the West Ridge school. May Breakfast Draws 750 Far!y x Morning Diners" Breakfast was served to at least 750 persons yesterday morning by the representatives of circles of the First Methodist Church's Women's Society of Christian Service. The annual May Breakfast was well under way by 0 a.m. yesterday, with some of I lie jjuests arriving as early as 5:30 a.m. and the serving was continued until after 10 a.m. Mrs. Kuijh Whitsil was general chairman for the project, which Is to provide funds for partially equipping the new church. Other chairmen included Mrs. w. R. Campbell who was In charge ol the circle- member waitresses and "bus boys". Guests were greeted by W.S.C.S. President Mrs. w. L. Homer and Mrs. J. W. Adams, dining room hostess. Small lablcs in the church ilin- in^ room were used to serve the breaklast guests, and the tables were centered with pansies and other small spring flowers. Elsewhere In the serving rooms huge baskets o( flowers were placed at .Intervals. Wilson WSCS Starts 10th Year WILSON, Ark.. May 18. WV-The Women of the Wilson Methodist Church celebrated the loth anniversary of the organization of the Women's Scoicly of Christian Service at the last meeting. Mrs Gilbert Wiley led the devotional. Mrs. Forrest Mullins. who was in charge of the program, gave a talk on membership. Mrs. Eva Kerlin told of the organization of the Women's Missionary Society in Wilson and read a clipping tolling of a reception Riven when the WSCS was organized in Wtlsnn ten ycar.s ago. Mrs. Dora Merrcll and Mrs. Kcr- lin were the only charter members of the Missionary Society present. Mrs. TJentley Uhrxics. outgoing president, presented Mrs. Kcrlin a life-time membership and pin In recognition of her long service. For the past seven years. Mrs. Kerlin has been treasurer. At one time she served as president and most of the time has held an office in the society. Mrs. E. D. licall gave a report of the annual conference held in Morrilton in March. Mrs. Carl IJ:rd was Installed as president for 1950-51. At the close of the meeting the members gathered around a lea table In the pnrsonage where there was a ceremony in which 10 candles on the birthday cake were lighted. Refreshments were served by the hostess, Mrs. n. Lynn Wade. Special Service For Graduation Gifts We will wrap, for a small sum, gifts intrchascd anywhere... and deliver free as a special service to ac- quaml you with our new GIFT WRAPPING DEPARTMENT (Jifls purchased from us will he infl-wrapped and delivered KllBK. FOR GRADUATION GIFTS nf moderate price we siiKffcst: Stationery— Uisigngc TIIRS—Kcv RiiiKST- Dichonancs—Birthday Hooks—Scrapbooli's— Dairies —frames—I-ounlain I'cns—Uihlcs FOR ENTEnTAINtNO we surest: Napkins-Hors " c ". vrc ,',K-ks—Coaslers—Alatches-Drink Straws —Unique Centerpieces—Napkins and Favors for children's parties. WE SI»ECTAU/R IN I'KKSONAMZING SAMUEL F. MORRIS Stationers — Office Outfitters _ Printers Across From the City Hall Baptist Seniors To Be Entertained At 'Garden Party' The Young People's Department of the First Baptist Church will honor Its members that are among the graduates of the 1950 class at BIytheville High School, with a at 7 a.m. tomorrow. Charles Hay Newcombj superintendent of the department, and Mrs. E. C. Brown, associate superintendent, are completing plans for the early-morning garden party. Teachers and officers of the department are assisting them. Those to be honored are Larry Ashley. Carl Bean, Alan Berry. Jimmy Dale. Tony Birmingham, James Cassidy, Harry Frllzius. Jr., Jimmy Gamer, Billy Mick, Charles Stephens, Donald Stone and Charles Phillips. Mary Margaret Auten, Patty Bartholomew, Nancy Damon, Virginia Fayc Easley, Mary Jo Eaton, Shirley King. Carolyn Llnizfnch, Betty McOregor. Mary Ruth Porter, Dorothy Rice and Maurene Skelton. ' Club Women Tour Six New Homes Six new home* In the Dogwood nidge community were visited yesterday by 15 members of the Dogwood Home Demonstration Club. • Included in the New Homes Tour were the homes of: Mrs. Ralph Kouri, Mrs. Charles Stalcup, Mrs. C. H. Whistle, Mrs. Marvin Lane, Mrs. Phillip Applebaum, and Mrs. Joe Prltchard. Mrs. Stalcup served a luncheon for the group. THE BEST FUR CARE COSTS LITTLE AT WARDS • CLEANING the furriers' way • STORAGE In cooled vaults • REPAIRS by expert furriers; estimate on request Coming Events Social Calendar Thursday fntennedlate Department of Cil- vary Baptist Church meets for social at the Church at 1:30 p.m. Friday Mrs. W. L. Homer and Mrs. Elton Kirby hostesses to Chapter "N" ofi PEO sisterhood for 1 p.m. luncheon ' at Horner home. Mrs. Freeman Huey hostess to Lucky Rook Club. Ladies Bible Class of First Mi»h- odisl Church meets at the church at 2:30 p.m. with Mrs. W. A. slick- mon, Mrs. Sylvester Moslcy, ind Mrs. Gill, hostesses. Chapter "N" of the P.E.O. meets lor 1 o'clock luncheon at the home of Mrs. W. L. Horner, Mrs. Elton Kirby, co-hostess. Saturday Mrs. Paul Jobe and Mrs. otto Scrape entertalnin? with a dessert bridge at Jobe home honoring Miss Nancy Partlow, bride-elect. At The Hos-'tals Walk HosplUl Dismissed: G T. Cohoon, Steele, Mo. Mrs. Frank Palmer and baby, City. Hattie Marie West, Luxora. Mrs. J. R. Pullen and baby Burdett*. Mrs. Mlldren Emerson. Haytl. Mo. Phyllis Ann Higgtns, Huffman. K. Booker, Holland, Mo. BIytheville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. R. E. Jacquees. Luxora W. C. McAllister, City. D. Garett, Steelc. Mo. British Fliers Freed TEL AVIV, Israel,'May 18. Wt— Eight crewmen ol a British flying boat, forced down yesterday by Israeli fighter planes, have been released after questioning. The pilot of the four-englned Royal Air Force Sunderland-en route fro mBahreln In the Persian Gulf to the Suez canal Zone- said he was flying outside the prescribed air corridor because of a navigational error. NOTICE Notice is hereby given that a petition to abandon that part of Fourteenth Street in the City of BIytheville, Arkansas, that extends north from Main Street has been filed before the City Council of the City of BIytheville, and that on the 13th day of June, 1950, the Council will hear said petition and determine whether such property should be abandoned as a street, and whether all abutting property owners and other persons directly Interested have consented to such abandonment. Dated this 10 day of May. 1950. W. I. MAUN, City Clerk 3J1I-18 re AIR CONDITIONED Bo* Office Opens Ii45 Show Starts at 2:00 P.M. Cont. Showing Every Day Thursday & Friday Greatest Since "SNOW WHITE"! The world'i b*si-lovtd story -"'"""••' DlSMYS Selected Short Subject* GEM AIR COOLED Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Thursday & Friday — DOUBLE KKATURE — man mwii urn "THE DOCTOR AND THE GIRL" ALICIA In Multicolor 2.95 ALICIA —multl THONG Beige Leather 2.95 SAI« _„,,„. 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