The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 22, 1950 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 22, 1950
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS J»ne Sfielton, Society Editor Miss Rhea's Betrothal Made Known Today Rear Admiral and Mrs. Powell McClellan Rhea announce [he engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Miss Marie Louise, to Rober* Henry Peterson, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Thomas Peterson of Blytheville. Miss Khea is a sophomore at the University of Arkansas and Is affiliated with the Chi Omega sor- rority. A senior at the University, Mr. Peterson is a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. Plans for the nuptial exchange will be medc A noivn at a later dftte. Miss Lutz Becomes Bride Of Pvt, James Strickland Miss Joan Lutz was married Dec. 20 to Pvt. James W. Strickland in & single ring ceremony performed at Osceola. Announcement of the marriage was made today by the bride's parents, Mr. find Mrs. Don Lute, Private Strickland, who Is on a Christmas furlough from Camp Stewart, Ga., is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe • Strickland of Hlytheville, The Rev. Garland C. Taylor officiated at the nuptial exchange-. Attending as matron of honor and only attendant was Mrs. Billy Hyde, who was dressed in a brown tailored suit with which she wore brown accessories. She pinned gardenias at her shoulder. A rusb suit was selected by Miss Lu£?, for her uinrrJage. She wore palnmino accessories atid for her bridal flower pinned a purple orchid .at her shoulder. Billy Hyde served Pvt. Strickland as best man. » • * Club Party Climaxed Santa Claus Visit An evening of party games climaxed with a visit from Santa Claus last night entertained approximately 100 children of the Country Club set. The ballroom ot the club in which the guests were entertained was decorated with a huge lighted Yule tree. Completing Ihe decorations was a large lighted Santa Claus face. Following the showing of moving pictures, a musical program was given by the high school girl's trio, Billie Jean Holmes, Kay Smith and Jim Dickenson. Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer was danced by Rhonda Eaton. Mrs. ELKCT— Miss Marie Louise Rliea, (i;iugh- fer of Hear Admiral and Jlrs. Powell MctJIellim Rhea of Fny- eUeville is engaged to '+ Robert Henry Peterson of Blythcvjlle. Both Miss Rhea and Mr. Peterson are University of Arkansas students. John Caudlll the trio. was accompanist for A visit from Santa Clans during which candy stockings were cllstrib: uted and Christmas lists of the guests given, completed the entertainment Ice Cream and cookies were served. • • * Giant Figure of St. Nick Decorates Osceola Home A giant Santa Clans figure stood by the lighted Christmas tree erected In the Grover Wrenn home at Osceola yesterday for the luncheon rook party complimenting the Thursday Hook Club of Blytheville. Following the luncheon, the club and one guest, Mrs. J. O. Huey, spent the afternoon In playing rook, Mrs. T. O. Huey was high scorer,' Mrs. Leon Schcrer, second high, and Mrs. W. B. Mayo, rooko. The guests exchanged gifts following the game. SUIT-ED TO YOU SUIT AND CAPE 3100 12-42 By Sue Burnett This attractive suit is created to give you a slim, willowy look. Particularly effective In a soft striped woolen. Note the tiny standup collar, the back-pleated skirt. Pattern also provides a cape, making U Ideal for spring. For this pattern, send 25c plus 5c for first-class mailing. In COINS, your name, address, size desired and the PATTERN NUMufiR to Sue Burnett, courier News, 372 W Qtilncy Street, Chicago 6, III. Pattern No. 3100 is designed for -sizes 12, 14, 16, 18, 20; 40 and 42. Size 14, stilt. 3 yards ot 64-Inch; cope, Hi yards. Visitors and Relatives Are Still Continuing to Arrive In Bfytheville To Join'in Varied Yuletide Celebrations FRIDAY, DECEMBER tt, 1950 College Set Is Honored With Dessert Cairasla Six members of the college set, home for the holiday season, were honored at a dessert canasta last night at the home of Miss Jackie Estes on Davis. Miss Estes and Miss Mary Mar- fiaret Aulen were hostesses for the Yule affair. Seated at small tables set about the entertaining room u large lighted Christmas tree and decorations provided the setting for the iilfair. Suggestive of the winter season ivere (he tallies find score shaped as tiny snowmen. In the game, Miss Kathcrine Martin was high score winner and Miss Betty Ann Harber, low. The hostesses were assisted by Mrs. Tim Estcs. tight Year Olds Continue Annual Yule Celebration. Eight eight-year-olds, who have celebrated the holiday season with a get-together for the past several years, last night continued the practice with a hamburger supper at the J. G. Trieachman home oh West Walnut. Girls making tip the crowd are Linda Trleschnmn. Jeanne Ellen Hood. Carlene Lay, Carol Lee Beavers, Cecilia Henderson, Sara Lou Snow, Susie Human and Becky ut- ley. Following the supper the guests exchanged their gifts and spent the evening In games and informal entertainment. Yount Home Is Setting For Class Celebration Mr. and Mrs. Vyron Yount entertained 20 members of the Seekers Sunday School Class of Calvary Baptist Church last night at their home for a meeting-party. Mr. Yount opened the activities with 'a devotional followed with prayer led by Mrs. J. w. Rambo. The meeting was closed with sentence prayers. Gifts brought by the class were used to make up a basket to be given to a needy family. The remainder of the evening was spent informally after which Mr. and Mrs. Yount served assorted refreshments. The entertaining room In which the evening was spent held a gaily lighted Yule tree and harmonizing decorations. Miss Morrow To Wed In February Nuptials Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Morrow today revealed the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Miss Nola Marrow to Everett Foley, Jr.. of Karnak. ill. Mr. Folcy is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Foley, Sr., of Helena. The bride-elect has been employed at Rice-Stlx factory for the past year. Mr. Foley, a graduate of Helena high school, is connected with a Karnak firm. A February marriage Is planned. Husbands of Class Group Guests for Yule Party Kushands of the members of the Euzclian Sunday School class of" the First, llapttst Church were guests last night with the class at the J. C. Edwards home for a Christmas party. Mrs. Worth Holder and Mrs. Dnryl Swaner were co-hostesses for the occasion. "The Slieppard's Story" was the topic of the devotional given by fylrfl. Swaner to the guests who v'ere seated in the Yuli; bedecked entertaining room. A lighted Yule tree, poinscttms, and tiny Snnta Claus figures made up the seasonal decorations. After the class had exchanged gifts Mrs. A. T. Hays teacher, was presented a white Bible from the group. Watching television shows and listening to Christmas music concluded the activities. The hostesses served a dessert. Boy Scouts, Guests Have Holiday Social at Church Thirty-seven members and guests of Boy Scout Troops 38 and 31, met last night at the First Christian Church for a holiday social. In the church entertaining room was a lighted Yule tree overspreading, the troop's gifts, which wore later exchanged. Following an evening of games, party foods were served. Kenneth Richardson and Randall Hawks arc scoutmasters. Guests with the troops were Mrs. Ray Hnll. Mrs. Hawks and Chester Quails. As the long awaited Christmas day approaches, Blyllicvllle's guest list promises to grow rapidly with the last arrivals from other cities and states. Informal drop-Ins, Just plain visiting and fatnily reunions are In store for the guests. For hurried clerks In the crowded stores and patient youths, planning a vigil by the clock, the hours are rapidly ticking away. Arriving from Gurdon Christmas Eve to Join In the holiday activities at the G. V. Daws home will be Mr. and Mrs. S. K. Garrett. Accompanying them will be Mr and Mrs. Dickie F. Halllday of Horatio. Mr, and Mrs. Barton Bond and children, Sammy and Judy, will arrive from their home In Memphis Saturday to he the Yuletide guests of Miss Willie Nebhut and Mr. and Mrs. James Nebhut. Mrs. Bond'ts sister of Miss Nebhut and Mr Nebhut. The Rev. and Mrs. Harvey KIdd and family will have at their home the Rev. Mr. Kidd's mother Mrs Hnrvey Kidu, Sr., of Memphis and Mrs. Kidd's brother, E. J. Edwards of Kansas City, ' Motoring from Blytheville are Mr and Mrs. W. o. Stinnett and -till-' tircn whp left today for holiday activities in Sallisaw, Okla,. with rela tives. Mr. and Mrs. C, O. Redmnn have as their holiday guest their son. c. G. Redman, Jr.. who is attending Virginia Military Institute, Lextne- ton, Ky. Miss Louise Sullivan arrived Wednesday from the University of Arkansas, Fayettcvllle. where she Is in her freshman year for a holiday visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Grover Canada, and grandparents Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Maloney. Mr. and Mrs. Canada left this morning for Chattanooga. Tenn., to be the holiday guests of Mr and Mrs. Max F. oil!. They will return to Blytheville following the holidav celebration. Joining in the Kentucky festivities Is Sam Dickey who left today for Owcnsboro. Ky., for a visit with his parents. Off for Louisiana will be Mr. and Mrs. Coleman Stevens and family They leave In the morning for Shreveport for a holiday celebration with Mrs. Stevens' parents, Dr. find Mrs. Howell Brewer. Virginia Guest Mrs. A. L. Lewis arrived Wednesday from her home in Hallwood. Va. to visit her daughter. Mrs. George Pollock. Jr. Mrs. Lewis plans to remain through the winter months. F. W. Whitner. Jr.. .arrived yesterday afternoon from Coluribia Military Academy. Columbia, Tenn,, to be with his parents, Mr. and Mrs F. W. Whitner. Joining the family circle will be Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Cooper of Dallas. Tex., who are scheduled to arrive today to visit with Mrs. Cooper's parents, the Whltncrs. From Jonesboro comes Mrs. Hunter L. Klmbro who will arrive tonight for the celebration at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs J. J. Hargett. Mr. Kimbro will arrive Sunday to join in the activities. Forrest City representatives In {the Yule celebrations will be Mr. and Mrs, E. V. Stone and son, Ronald, who 'will' arrive tomorrow night to complete the group at the Hargett home Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Smith will have as their Yule guests their daughter, Mrs. Maurice Weslrldge and family from their home in Richmond, Va. They plan to arrive Sunday. Motoring away from Blytheville to swell the guest list of ortr state capital are Mr, and Mrs. William H. Mitchell, who left this morning for a holiday vacation. Today's arrivals for the holiday season included the Rev, and Mr.s. W. F. Cooley and children, David and Carol of Payettcvllle. They are the houseguests of their parent.';, Mr. and Mrs. p. E, Cooley and Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Moon. Also arriv- i Ing at the Cooley home for Christ-1 Off for the snow and Ice of Massachusetts are Mrs. A. A. Gunter ami son, Ellis and Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Franceour who left Wednesday night for Pittsville, Mass. They Marcus Chapsky »nd Vaughn Gardner also of Memphis. Fayettcville, Ark., continues to b« represented on the growing guest list. Mrs. Malcolm La»Tence arrived from Ihe city last night to holiday with Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Wylle and family. Joining their mother in Blytheville Saturday (or the celebration will be Ellett and Malcom Lawrence of Greenwood, Miss. Also motoring away from Bly- (hcville for Christmas are Mr. and Mrs. James Roy and son. jimmy who will leave In the morning for Cotton Plant and Lone Oak. They will be the guests of Judge and Mrs. Thomas C. Trimble and Mr. and Mrs. James M. Roy while they are away. Christmas guests expected at the home of Mrs. B. B. Wilson are Mr. in.d Mrs. John Bruce Wilson of Delaplain. Mrs. Wilson's brother, Miss Mary Emily Wilson of Mem- phts. Leaving Saturday afternoon for McComb, Miss., will be Mr. and Mrs. Sarn Landrum for a holiday ivith relatives. They will be Joined FVanccour and family. They "wii, j ^Z^B^™ ""' <*" return to BlyLlieville, Dec. 30 .T-I „ n a Urt v. , i_ c^^^r^^: HF »«""-•? ™ S S'of^Uen^r^nd f hS^jT^ =enS From Dyersburg, Teun,, will come Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Rice and children. While Here they will also Mrs. Gearge Pollock. Jr. Texas Visitors Adding to the list of Texas vis- l -" lll "«-'' i - v>"ni; nvic [iiey win also itors arc Mrs. Thomas Cotter and ilc tno Buests of Mr. and Mrs. Henry son. Jimmy of Houston who arrived ' K° sam °nd. yesterday morning to be the guests 1 Leaving this morning for Prentiss, of Mrs. Cotters parents Mr and Miss " for the holidav celebration Mrs N w Kyle ' ' i lvcrc Mr - and Mrs - Kendall Berry Off for a vacation In the Florida atld »>" s '. A1[m and Jerry, sunshine are Mr. and Mrs Arthur j ^""""'"S ">? '»* °< college stu- . iviio left last night for Tampa. Lakeland and Miami. They will return Jan. 1. ALso leaving Blytheville was Miss Peggy Allison, who left yesterday morning for St. Louis to be the Mr. and Mrs. Oranza guest of Young. From Augusta, Ark., comes Mrs. arriving Is Miss Nancy Damon who came In today from State Teachers, Capa Glrardeau, Mo., to be with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Damon. Mr. and Mrs. George Roland Green will have as their Christmas Eve dinner guests. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Pigg and daughter. Miss Evelyn Jean Pigg, Miss Pigg Is spend- Ida R. Hamilton who Is" the house-| Ing the holidays from Vandcrbilt guest of her son. George Hamilton! with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ab""•' Mrs. Hamilton through the "er Maxwell of Vedlia, La., and holidays. Brazil Represented Adding a Latin American touch to the guest list Is Surse Pierpoint of Rio dc Janerio, Brazil who is houseguesting with Jack Homer and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. I'.orncr. They arrived yesterday morning from Washington and Lee, Lexington. Va., Mr. Pierpolnt will Mr. and Mrs. Carl B. Maxwell of Memphis. The family Christmas dinner will be at the Pigg home in Osceola. Motoring to Ashdown. Ark., today to visit with Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Piercy are Mr. and Mrs. Russell H. Farr and son. . Mr. and Mrs. Piercy are parents of Mrs. Farr. From sun drenched St. Peters- leave Saturday for Humbottlt. c Tenn., to spend Christmas Day. i vi ', £lso arriving yesterday with the group was Phillip Theiand. a student at Washington and Lee. Mr. Theiand was Jsined in Blytheville yesterday afternoon by his mother, Mrs. Pierre Theland for the trip I) their home In Memphis. Prom Tallahassee. Fla., conies Mrs. Monroe Craln, Jr.'s mother, Mrs. E. C. Sledge for the 'holidays. Arriving for Christmas day will be Mr. Grain's parents, Mr. and Mrs. burg. Fla,, comes Mr. and-Mrs. E. i., „.,,. th v »« Mrs. ' Lynn ' ippin's Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Speck McGregor. Gary. Ind., Js added to the list of cities with lesidents in Blytheville for the holidays. Mr. and Mrs. Robert West will arrive tonight to be the guests of Mrs. West's moth- e,r Mrs. Edith Permenter. Off for a vacation In Houston and .Dallas, Tex.. : arVMr. 'and Mrs. W. T. Barnett who ; left Blytheville this afternoon. ' From Peoria, 111., comes Fred 151 City V. M. Grain of Memphis nntl Mrs. Rutherford Jr.,'to spend the holi- Thc rose is regarded as the [lower for June and the pearl or moonstone as the birthstone. • ALL THE JOYS OF THE SEASON • GOOD HEALTH • GOOD FRIENDS ^ GOOD LUCK • GOOD CHEER •A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS • A HAPPY NEW YEAR with his parent*, Mr. and Mrs Fred V. Rutherford. Mr. Hid Mrs. Keith Bilbrey and soils will spend the Yule holidays In I Imlxxlen as guests of Mr. Dilbrey's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Bilbrey. They win be in Siloam Springs for a visit with Mrs. Bilbrey s parent* and to attend the 50th wedding anniversary celebration of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Ross on Jan. 2, Continuing the University of Arkansas students arriving home arc Charles Crigger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Crigger, Jr., John Ed Itesenold, son of Mr. and Mrs B M. Regenold and Bill Bracey. son of Mr. and Mrs. 15. E. Bracey. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Edsvards will arrive tonight from their home in Lltlle Rock to be the guests of Mrs, Edwards' parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Gary, and sister, car- men. Mr. and Mrs. G. O. Ashley have as their holiday guest their son, Larry Ashley, who Is attending the University of Arkansas. From Columbia Military Academy. Columbia, Tenn,, comes Billy Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs, Clair Miller. The group will leave Saturday afternoon for Hot Springs to join family celehratlo:is there. The family gathering will be held at the Willis Whlsenhunt home. Convention Plans Yule Singing The Pemlscot County Singing convention will hold Its anmia'l Christmas singing at the Holiness Church in Hayti, Mo. Sunday afternoon at i p.m.. R. E. I. Smith, president, announced today. Steele Resident Plans Dec. 24 Nuptial Exchange December 24. is Ihe date selected by Miss Marie Hrinkley of Steele, Mo., for hoi marriage to ^eorgc W. warren, son of William B. Warren and the late Mrs. Warren of Denver, Colo. Annomirement of the approaching marriage was made today by the bride-elect's parents. Mr and Mrs. j. M. Orlnklcy, of SlfSL.' The vows will be pledged atThe Assembly of God Church in Steelo. 'nee again we pause as another joy-filled Yuletide season arrives, to wish our many patrons and friends prosperity, health, contentment and peace this Christmas Day and throughout the year to follow. PAT O'BRYANT Jeweler Listen to KI.CN at 10:10 am and 4:00 p,m ilally f or „„, program announcements. Boi Office Opens at 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 p.m. Conlinuinis Showing Everyday Lost Times Today Tfre SECttT Saturday ROBERJ RYAN ACTION... '' on the FIRST FRONTIER! Paramount News 4 Short t^ntllti Gb*&fiKt Conl. 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