The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 21, 1950 · Page 2
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FAOB FOUR MewA BLTTHEVTLLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS SheJton. Socittr Editor Phone 4461 Glistening Silver Stars Reflect Candlelight Used • In Marriage Ceremony of Miss Mary Frances Nunn Glistening silver stars studded with white chrysanthemums reflected the glow from the many cathedral tapers used to light the First Presbyterian Church yesterday for the marriage of Miss Mary Frances Nunn to Dr. John Charles Morrow, III. The Rev. Roy I. Bagley, minister of th« First Methodist Church, officiated before hundreds of relatives and well-wishers at 4 p.m. The bride \s the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Nathan Nunn of BIytheville, the groom the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Charles Morrow, Jr., of Henrtersonvllle, N.C. The bride's aisles, Illuminated on either side by single white tapers tied with a white chrysanthemum set In greenery held In a satin puff, led to the satin covered prei dieu, which held a flowing spray of balsam green, . Satin cording railed the wedding party's clothed aisles. Gleaming Stan The triple paneled cathedral arch outlined in burning tapers had us the completion for each peak a single chrysanthemum adorning a gleaming,silver star. The star rest- Ing in the center panel was fashioned of white satin and sprinkled with flashing rhlnestones. Silver lacelon tips completed each star. Greenery formed the backdrop for the late afternoon 'scene. Set on th« graduated platform were floor basket* filled with chrysanthemums. Seven branched candelabra holding lighted tapers and finished with a single sliver star, rested on the different floor levels. The chancel rail was outlined In burning tapers and fern balls were set at intervals Immediately below the lighted rail. White tapers set In greenery burned In the windows of the sanctuary. Fern trees rested before the side doors. Satin bows marked the family pews. As the wedding guests gathered, I,. T. Moore, Jr.. organist, and Worth Holder, vocalist, presented a musical program. Mr. Moore's selections were, "Prelude and Fugue In E Minor by Bach. "Prelude and Fugue in G Minor" by Bach, "Pastoral and Fugue in P Major" by Bach. "Sarbande" by Bach, "Pan Is Angellcus" by "The Bridal Chorus" Franck, from Lohen- MKS. JOHN ClfAUI.IiS MORROW, grin and as the recessional of thelshed wedding party. "Wedding March" from "Midsummer Night's Dream" by Mendelssohn. Mr. Holder sang, "O Perfect Love" and follow-big the wedding blessing, "The Lord's Prayer," by Malotte. Forrest green velvet fashioned the gowns worn by the feminine attendants as they preceded the bride and her father to the altar. Miss Virginia Nunn of Washington. D.C., served her sister as maid of honor. Bridesmaids Nunn, Jr., Miss Tiny were Mrs. Marvin Miss Betty Black and Marguerite Morrow of Hendersonville/ N.C. The fitted bodice of the gowns worn by the attendants were fin- or the night before XmasI (and every night thereafter J . DANIEL GREEN u Comfy Slippers 5.00 to 6.50 COVER -Q GIUL wears' with small caps attached at the shoulder line. The swirling skirls were softly gathered at the waistline. Miss Nunn wore a matching velvet tiara hat while the other attendants chose Juliet type caps of matching velvet. Star .Shaped Boui|Ucls White satin Ijrocade leaves outlined In a silver line and finished in brilliant tips formed the points for the star shaped bouquet carried by the bridesmaids. White chrysanthemums formed the center for the design with white carnations set in frills of lace forming the distinctive outline. Small, white flowing streams fell away from the five point bouquet. The maid of honor's bouquet was identical witli sprigs of dainty valley lilly forming the points of tile star. Entering to the enlivened strains of the Wedding March was the bride gowned In lyory satin and combined with Swiss Renaissance lace. Mr. Nunn escorted his daughter to the marriage altar. The gown was designed with a Listen to KI.CN at 10:10 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. daily Cur um program announcements. Kox Office Opens at 1:43 Show Starts 'i:00 p.m. Continuous Showing Everyday y ! y I I » top loloeis imporlonl to d of the fashion-wise j Mademoiselle ond their seleoTion for^their own models. i Ange]-Skirtflosiery"iolors ore loveJv * , _ .v . s& X- * * * ISde. 1.76 • S M O Good Shoes S I Hosiery Shorts GEM Box Office Opens G:4 Show Starts 7 P.M. Thursday & Friday mjaaK nontjwswsi $>tl£Jlf &«in«A/" ' -HALE Selected Short ivrwrt* Subjects jrok« and lonf calla >le«VM of deeper Ivory Bwlw Renaissance l*c*. An off-shoulder effect was formed by a scalloped banding of th« satin and the eelf-scallops were repeated down the front of the basque waist. The skirt was gathered loosely and fell softly Into » full length train. The bride's flnger-tlp veil of Imported silk Illusion fell from a Juliet cap of matching lace with cordlne ol satin. Orehldi In Star The bride's wedding floweri were a design also symbolic of the stars, with the center cascade being formed of white roses with white French marine outlining each rose White orchids set In white satin center fluffs completed the bou-' quet. White valley lilly rested behind each rose. J. Dewey Dor.sett, Jr., of Ridgewood, N. j., served his cousin as best man. Ushers were, Marvin Nunn, Jr., Joe Dorsett and John Frederick Cocke of Birmingham, Ala., and Graham Partlow. A floor length gown of stone blue marquisette arranged over blue crepe was chosen by the bride's mother, Mrs. Nunn. The bodice was fashioned of the marquisette poised over blue lace. She wore a pink feather hat and formal white gloves completed her winter costume. Mrs. Morrow, mother of the groom, chose lor her son's marriage a royal blue crepe gown, also floor length and warn with a harmonizing blue hat and formal gloves. At the shoulder line of both costumes were pinned white orchids. Reception for 250 Guests Two hundred fifty guests were invited to the reception feting the aridal party at the Country club Immediately following the nuptial exchange. Focal point of Interest In the spacious ballroom In which Dr. and Mrs. Morrow received, was the large wedding cake fashioned as a wedding band. The top of the huge cake was completely covered in orchids and lilies of the valley fashioned of spun sugar tinted to the palest hues. Completing the satin edged cake was a center design of tiny white rcse.s set in swirls of matching maline and valley lilly. Five branched candelabra holding lighted white tapers stood at either side Silver service was used exclusively for the bride's table. White satin bows marked the table from which the foods and punch was served. Swirls of Icrn outlined the base of each large crystal bowl.. White snapdragons and chrysanthemums in a low flowing design centered the table with chrysanthemums forming the center for the gleaming stars set at either side of the central bouquet. Greenery banked the manUl of the room to form the backdrop for the chrysanthemum and snapdragon design completing the scene. Serving the party foods and punch after the bridal pair had cut the traditional first piece of cake with the satin wrapped knife was Mrs. J. M. Williams, Jr. and Mrs. Rouse Harp. ' Providing background music for the affair were Miss Charley Ruth Blankenshlp, vocalist and Mr. Christmai Story Told At Society Social "Christmai Around the World" was told Monday night it the yule party at the Elzie Wheeler home honoring members and (uestt of the Yarbro Methodist Woman's Society of Christian Service. t Guesti were Mn. Monroe B«- sharse, Mrs. Gerald Wheeler, and Mrs. William Mitchell. The devotional given by Mrs. Walter Barnes preceded the Christmas story, "Christmas Around the World" told by Mrs. Calvin Hollingsworth, Mrs. Wheeler, Mrs. Johnny Johnson and Mrs. Hunter Bonner. The Other Wise Man was told by Girl Scouti Entertained At Fred Saliba Home A Yule celebration at the Fred Sallba home yesterday entertained 16 members of the Sudbury Girl Scout Troop. Special guests were troop leaders, Mrs. Harry Bradley and Miss BUlIe Sue Burks. The huge Ilghled tree In the living room overspread the assorted gifts that were later exchanged by the guests. Mary Lou Garnett directed the singing ot Yule carols during the afternoon after which the,guests watched television shows. Party foods and drinks were served from the dining table which was covered with a cutwork cloth and centered with a cluster of hol- Miss Alice Marie Ross preceding I ^ and Christmas ornaments. Other the social hour I decorations accenting the season Gifts from secret sisters were ex- ' were pla " d thro "S nm >t changed and identity of the givers revealed. i Party foods and drinks were served. Mrs. King Laferney and Mrs. John douse assisted Mrs. Saliba. Teen-Agers Entertain With Dance at Club Shirley White, Shirley Sheppard, Bonnie Glover and Nina Clifton were hostesses to approximately 35 members of the teen age set with a Yule dance Tuesday night at the Woman's Club. Holly and season decorations were placed about the spacious room for the occasion. Assorted party foorls and Iced drinks were served throughout the evening. Miss Myers Marries In Hernanclo Ceremony Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Myers of Blytheville today announced the marriage of their daughter, Miss Viola Myers to Paul J. Boswell. Mr. Boswen Is the ssn of Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Boswell of BlytheviUe. J. N. Savage officiated at the ceremony performed Dec. 19 in Hernando, Miss., at 0:30 a.m. Both Mr. and Mr.s. Boswell at-i tended BIytheville schools and Mr. With Yllllicle Boswell is now employed at For- sytrie's Grocery. They will be at Mrs - Eugene Hood, Mrs. w. I,, home In BIytheville. Moxley, Mrs. W. H. Looper, Mrs. — ,—, . : J. M. Snow, Mrs. Lawrence Hassell. ... Mrs. Robert Martindale. Mrs Carl Moore, pianist. Changing to a Lay and Mrs . Kemp v ,, enS Vcra Mr swell onginal three piece were hostesses to the third grade suit of red, green and blue tweed j room of Miss Polly sWart at Sud- was Mrs. Morrow for a wedding bury School Tuesday for a Christ- trip to Miami. Fla., and Nassau, mas party. Bahama Islands. Her striking win- After ' the classmates had ex- tcr ensemble was worn with navy changed gifts from the Christmas blue accessories and pinned to her tree,- the mothers served refresh- at j Room Mothers Honor Class Affair mink fur scarf were white orchids. At the neckline of her blouse was an antique Tiffany amethyst and pearl pin. a gift of the groom. Dr. ami Mrs. Morrow will be at home in Chapel Hill, N. C. Out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Morrow, Jr., and Miss Tiny Marguerite Morrow of Hen- dersonvlllc, N. C., Mrs. J. De\vey Dorseit. Sr.. and Joe Dorsett of nidgcwood. N. J., Mr/ and Mrs. Fountain Dawson of Washington, D. C., Mrs. Johnny Lynne and Miss Nannie Nunn of Newbern. Tenn., and Mrs. John Cocke and Emclyn Cockc of Birmingham. A candlelight supper in the Mirror Room of Hotel Noble Tuesday night entertained members of the bridal party. Mr. and Mrs. Nunn were hosts and hostess for the occasion. The glow from many lighted tapers set about on tables of the room provided the lighting for the affair. White snapdragons centered the table at whicr the bridal couple were seated. Candles flanked the design and topped the smaller tables for the guests.' " A rehearsal at the First Presby terian Church followed. of sandwiches and party ments foods. Candy canes bearing each child's name were presented as favors. Dinner-Bridge Honors TIE Bridge Club Club, Guests Attend Dinner-Bridge Affair A giant green candle set In a wreath of greenery centered the serving fable used last night at the 6:30 pjn. dinner-bridge honoring members and guests of the CIB Club. Mrs. W. H. O'Keefe was hostess at her home to the club and guests, Mrs. James Rogers, Mrs. T. H. Caraway and Miss Jettye Huffman. The mantel of the entertaining room In which the small tables were set up was adorned with a Yule scene of a tiny Santa Clans in flecks of snow, lighted from the glow of Christmas bulbs. As each guest arrived she was presented a corsage of holly and nandina berries. To complete the holiday setting for the affair was the colorful poinscttia placed In the room. Gifts were exchanged by the club members, Mrs. O'Keefe presented the guests witli Yule presents. In the bridge game Miss Huffman was high scorer, Mrs. Rogers, second high and Mrs. Harold Nunn, THURSDAY, DECEMBER Zl, 19M I -^——___— Unusual Method Is Used In Exchange of Gifts Holly Adorns Tables At Church -Class Supper Clusters of holly and colorful Christmas baits extended flown the serving Church tables of the First Baptist entertaining rooms Tuesday night for the supper party honoring members of the Friendship Class. A buffet supper was served from the long tables which held red tapers burning in novelty apple holders. A bowl filled wit'.i (he Christmas baubles topped the table. A large mirror reflected the lighted tree set up in the room. Gifts later exchanged by the group were placed under the tree. Mrs. Charles Frazier, class president, conducted the meeting which opened with the Christinas Story, told by Miss Hazel Brannen. Class guest, Carroll Evans, samj several selections of Christmas melodies. Mrs. Harold Davis also presented vocal selections. Mrs. Tommy Tinker, acting as the class Cania Clans, distributed the gifts alter which the class teacher, Mrs. C. E. Evans, ras pre.senlcd a gift. A two course dinner at the Her- 11 r 1 C c- i man Turner home followed by an Holiday OCaSOn OUggeslecl Parly Appointments Club for the first in the planned an-' nual Yule celebrations. A Christmas scene formed the centerpiece for the dining table at which the guests were seated. In the bridge game, first score went to Mrs. Otto Scrape, second high to Mrs. Herman Turner and bridgo to Mrs. Baker Turner. The club members exchanged gifts from under the Yule tree. Accenting (he current . holiday season were the tiny trees iced atop each of the individual cakes served the rftembers of the Twin Table Club who celebrated the Yuletide with a party last night at the T. E. Drugmand home. Mrs. Sam Macre was co-hostess for the occasion. A lighted tree was set up in the An unusual twist to the musical chair game was the manner In which gifts were exchanged among members of the American Legion and Legion Auxiliary Tuesday night at their supper-party meet-' Ing at the Hut. Piano selections b; Emily Su« Damon preceded the group singing of carols. ^ Predominate yule colors of Hfe and green were used In the decorations of the long table from which the buffet supper was served. For exchange of gifts the group divided into circles and exchanged gifts until the tune which was being played had stopped, then each one dropped out until only one gift remained. The Auxiliary president, Mrs. James Nierstheimer, was presented a gift. An award went to Mrs. H. L. Halsell, Sr., for having conscripted the most memberships. The remainder of the evening was spent in dancing. Mrs. Ramey Is Hostess To Club for Celebration Mrs. J. p. Ramey was hostess to members and one guest, Mrs. p r cd Sieadrnan of the Yarbro Home Demonstration Club, Tuesday afternoon M the HD Club house tfff holiday celebration. ^' Group singing of "Silent Night" opened the activities followed by a devotional given by Mrs. Walter Barnes. After the hostess read (he poem. "December" Mrs. Ernest French discussed, "The True Christmas Spirit." "The Other wise Man" was lold by Mrs. Steadman after which Mrs. Lee Stiles demonstrated a homemade i'ule wreath." In the party games conducted prizes were awarded Mrs. Elzie Wheeler, Mrs. Gene McGuire and Mrs. Sk.idman. The group exchanged gifts after which the hostesses served party foods from the refreshment table which was sprinkled with miniature stars and lighted with single glow- Ing tapers. reception room and harmonizing, tiny gumdrop trees topped each of the small tables at which the guests were .seated. Iti tile canasta game, high score was won by Miss Frances McCul- loitin and low by Mrs. Harold Speidel. The novelty cake_ and coffee were served by the hostesses after which gifts were exchanged. I , * SATURDAY JfatMmte Is Your LAST CHANCE To Save Money on Pat O'Bryant's Big Trade-in Watch Sale $5 to $25 for Your Watch! f * A More Hearts I are set on , v !j ELGIN «!» Only Watch with the DURAPOWER MAINSPRING Guoront.«d c lif.Hm.. R.placid wirtwut ctlarg. II It iv«r br.ala In ,,rvk.. PATO'BRYANT Jeweler Children's HOUSE SHOES $145 to $ 2 95 Women's FELT HOUSE SHOES $195 Women's LEATHER SLIDES $295 Men's KID LEATHER GAITORS $395 Men's FLEECED LINED OPERAS $395 to $495 Children's COWBOY BOOTS $545 up A 1 a I s n « .t rt * I t * n x X x X H 1 n K X X X X X X K X X f h Gordoh Hosiery for Men, Women and Children <9pm FAMILY SHOE STORE

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