The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 24, 1950 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 24, 1950
Page 6
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*AGB SIX (ARK.Y COUHTEB NEWS WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 1950 HAL lOYLE'S COLUMN Betty W/iite Solves Honeymoon [Problems for Young Couples NEW YORK. (#>—After helping •0,000 newlywed couples Arrange their honeymoons, Betty White thought she h*d met every problem that could arise. * And then a, young couple strolled fai and eald: "We w»nt to take a dog on our fcontymoon—can you nx that?" ! "Why not leave him behind?" irgcd Miss White. ' "No, I've never been anywhere jrlthout my dog—and I'm not ROing to start now," said Ihe bridegroom, "Besides, he'd be lonely." ' Hli bride said, yes, she wanted ihe dog (o go along, too. So Miss White found them a resort where they could smooch wKh a pooch in tor, ; Leu Zany Experience i In fact, this Is one of the less itny experiences she has had In a 15-year career as a honeymoon consultant. One of her recurring tasks Is to persuade mothers-in-law not to try to accompany the bridal couple on their honeymoon. Somehow fathers-In-law don't seem to want to. "I don't approve of three on honeymoo: wmetlmes It is necessary, Usually, in such cases, it's the bride's mother —If she's old or Infirm." M-Year-Old Bride : The problem ol another type WHS the 83-year old woman preparing to marry a 56-year old man. Object- bildcgi\x>ms, generally select the loneymoon site today. And they don't want a quiet place where they can be alone. They prefer a resort where they can meet other people [heir age—a resort with recreational facilities, such as dancing, swimming, golf and tennis. "Above ail, they don't want to se tagged as honeymooners. pM stared at by the rocking chair brigade," she said. Miss White, a slender, honey- haired woman, understands this feeling. She went on a honeymoon herself last year. Changed Her Mind "I changed my mind three limes about where to go," she recalled. "I didn't want to go where anyone would know who I was." Over the year she has figured mil CARUTHERSVILLE NEWS By Joan Douglass — Phon« 389-J Comminctmcnt KirrcU** Hr!H Commencement exercises for the 45 members of Ihe 1950 graduating class was lieid Thursday evening at 8 o'clock In the lilgh school auditor him. The large auditorium wa* llllcd for I lie program. The Rev. Vcrnon Slsco of the Baptist Church delivered the Invocation. Mrs. Redman Dunham played the processional aiul recessional. Other musical numbers were presented by two seniors, Miss Frances Pool, .soprano, who sang "Let My Song Fill Your Heart", and Ml&s Barbara Glllam, who played a French horn solo. Bob Watkins, senior class president, presented the welcoming ad- drc-s and the Introduction to the speakers and their theme. SpcaVicrs, who had prepared short talks on the general tlieme, "New a lew pointers to help newFywcds j Frontiers for Youth," were the have a honeymoon that is sensible ML«es Betty Jo Patterson, Mary as well as romantic: "I. Brush the rice out of your hair before you start. "2. Don't take too much luggage, Often (he bride would like to bring along her entire trousseau. "3. Don't over-tip. Inexperienced t approve of three on a young couples often do this because in," said Miss White, "but I u ie y arc afraid to be thought cheap. r. ,.„ ^ gt ar t ( O co-opcrntc on (he honeymoon. It's a good time to begin overlooking each other's petty faults. "5. Take a couple of days at the end of the honeymoon to plan your future. You can do this better to- ing to paying a ?25 deposit for her hotel reservation, the dear old bride- to-be said practically: • "The wedding Isn't for six weeks, and I may not live that long." i She finally put up the $25 on being assured It would be paid her heirs If anything went wrong. * "Later she wrote me she had had a very enjoyable honeymoon—oven ient me a poem she had written," tmiled MUs White. ; Brides Select Site ," She says that brides, rather than gether away from friends and parents. "6. Save enough to buy a small present for the bride. She'll treasure It all her life as a honeymoon memento." I asked Miss While what had been the most unusual experience In her work as honeymoon consultant. "Well," she hesitated, "there was the time a pair of midgets came In and asked if there were any hall- priced honeymoons for people their size." $arah Churchill Starts Role In Hollywood; 'Royal Wedding' [ By BOB THOMAS : HOLLYWOOD, May 24. (AP) — Sarah Churchill, an actress with red hair and A famous father, re"ported for her first Hollywood movie .this week. i The actress 1 father is Winston JChurchfH, in Englishman noted for Jaylnr bricfcs, painting pictures, "KTitinjr books and other accomplishments. She is here for a part •in. "Royal Wedding" with Fred ^'Astatre, Peter Lawford and prob- ;»bly Judy Garland. The later ap- jpears set to replace June Allyson, /who dropped from the cast to have * baby. I "My fa ther was ve ry i n tc res tc d |In this alignment," said Miss Churchill who has Just returned [irom Introducing her new husband, iphotographer Anthony Baucrmmp. • to her family. ''He has always faeea ''interested in my career.' 1 i Father Was Surprised ' She admlted that her father was 'jftuvprised when she forsook the Ua- iditional family field of politics. I "My sister Diana trained to be an i«ctres, but she retired when she ?married a politician," Miss Church- Jill said. "My youngest sister mar- .ried a politician, and my brother 'Randolph became a politician aiv" JjournalLst, I turned out differently, 1 • But despite the family's surprise '•at her chosen profession she dc- 'clared there has never been any iopopsitton from them. ' "My father might do very well as an actor iT he ever gave up politic. 1 ;, brick laying and painting,'' she said, Miss Churchill recently toured the United States in "The Philadelphia ! Story." l(, was during the IMS Angeles nm that she was picked for the "'Royal Wedding" role by Producer Arthur Freed. She will play an English dancer with whom Fred Astaire falls in love. She doesn't yet know whether she'll dance In the film, but she's ready for it. No newcomer to films, she has made live pictures abroad.. Only one,-a comedy called "ATI Around the Town," was released in this country. Under her contract with MGM she may make films In England. A large signboard on the Sunset strip is causing a lot of comment in town. The .sign was put up by "Beat Seller Publicity of Holly- \v«jod" and Is situated In fhe heart of t chsiu belt, where filmsters and under worldlings do their work aw play. The sign reads In large let ters: "Be Not Deceived" "Be riot deceived. God is not mocked: Whatsoever a man sow- eth, that shall he also reap, Gala- tins 6:7." Capsule Ellen Kindred, Gloria Ahcrn and Joan Douglas, and James Churchill. Six awards to outstanding students were made by the service cJ'ibs of tho city, following a brief sneech of Introduction by Redman DnnliEun, principal of the schools. In art. Mrs. Morrell DeRcI^n, Jr., representing the Semo Club, nrc- scaled (he award to Miss Norma Jean Bennett, The athletic award, presented by E. J. Boepple, K (wants Club, went to Jack Jarrett nnd Bob Watkins. Mrs. Virginia Jonlin, citizenship chairman of the Womans Clnh. ?nd Mr. Harry Jo Patterson and James Churchill, respectively. Outstanding commercial student was Miss Man- Ellen Kindred. The award wns given by MUs Mary Crews Joplsn of the Business and Professional Womens Club and the Music award was presented to Miss Joan Dougia.'vi by Mrs. Clara nlgham, president of the Music Study club. Superintendent of Schools Roscoe M. Pterce presented the senEor honor, students and the 1950 graduating class. Mr. John Sawyer Jr., president of the board of education, made the presentation of diplomas to the group. Honor students in the class, listed alphabetically and not In order of their ranking, who have bcci honor students throughout their four-year course are Mary Martha Abbott. Gloria Ahern. Joyce Bizzell, Susie Cain. Jatne.s Churchill, Joan Douglass, Mary Ellen Kindred. Betty Paterson and Betty Shands. Other activities Included a par- ly for the ctass following commencement services and a picnic to C'rowley's Ridge, In Arkansas, on Friday. PTA Entertains Teachers Officers of the Parent-Teacher's Association entertained Tuesday at review: "Love That Brute" (TCF) lays the whimsy on a HUle too thick. It's the story ol a soft-hearted gangster who lock* up his victims instead of bumping them off. This re-make of "Tall noon in the school lunch room with a luncheon complimenting members of the grade school faculty. Place.s were laid for 24 teachers. One visitor, a house guest of Miss Pascal Kirkpatrick, Mrs. Woodrow Jackson of Ben ton, Mo., attended- Officers assisting In the preparation and serving of the meal were the president, Mrs. Carl Raskin, Mrs. William aJmcs. Mrs. Samuel j alned Saturday evening at their :iome with a dinner parly complimenting their son, James Berry, on ifs birthday. Following dinner, gilts were presented to Mr. Berry and group sing- Ing, daiv*'"" and games of canasta were enjoycdi J 7 Guests attending included the Misses Ora Wayne Meadows, Patricia Ncff, Peggy Robertson and Joan Douglass, and Chitds Berry, Dick Powell and James Harold Sullivan. Attend Convpndon A number ol the members of the Caruthcrsvlllc Woman's Club and the Semo Club attended the Ninth District Spring Convention of Federated Woman's Clubs Thursday In Perry ville, Mo. Those attending t were Mrs. Morrell DeRelgn, Mrs. R M, Pierce, Mrs. I,. P. Lumsden, Mrs ' J. Thomas Mar-key, and Miss LU- • cille Lacey from the Woman's Club and Mrs. Morrell DeRelgn, Jr., from the Semo Club. | First on the program was a cUs? of parliamentary procedure, conducted by Mrs. DeRelgn. Officer.' were elected and those from thl? section included second vice-president, Mrs. J. Thomas Markey of Caruthcrsvlllc, and corresponding secretary, Mrs. J,' B. Buckley of Hnytl. The Caruthcrsville Business and Professional Women's Club met on Tuesday evening at the Public Library with 22 members nresent. The new president. Miss Mary Crews JopUn, conducted the meeting, which was the regular monthly business meeting. Miss Joplln named the committee chairmen and their members for this year, and the group voted to donate 'a sum of money to the cancer fund drive. Mi.-vS Martha Wren resigned from club membership shice she is leaving soon for a tour of Europe and may not return to Caruthers- vllle to make her home. Reports of the State Business and Professional Womens Convention recently held in St. Louis. Mo., were given by Miss Joplln, Mrs. Naomi Morgan. Mrs. E. F. Claxton and Mlfs Nelle Lee Dorroh. Garden Club ,Has Meeting Twenty-seven members of the CaruthersviJle Garden Club met Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. L. H. SchuH- The new president, Mrs. E. C. Pierce, directed the meeting. Other new officers elected are vice- president, Mrs. Gerard Callihan; secretary, Mrs. L. A, Ferguson; and treasurer. Miss Lucilt Lacey. Melhodist Circle Observes Birthday The Brower Unit of the Wesley an Service Guild of the Methodist Church celebrated the first anniversary of the founding o fthe circle with a dinner at Blytherille last Monday evening. The dinner was held at the Rustic Inn and there were 18 members present. Special gue.sis were Mrs. L. L. GreeJi, Mrs. B. F. Rogers and Mrs. Jake Latimer, all of whom were active In organizing the unit. Toast mis tress was the vice-president, Mrs. Man* Jean HasXlns. The brief devotional .service was giv«n by Mrs. Green. Mr*. Rogers gave a report of her recent trip to the national convention of the Wesley an Guild, which was held in Mrs. William aJmcs. Mrs. Samuel!";""-- Y ' V V71 77, t, BuchS»n; Mr,. Carl mil, Mrs. M.I C^veland.^ of the o««ce« ; who ; J. Ycocer; Mr*. T. M. Travelsiead', * have 5ervcd Ior the past year spoke Mrs. Charles Thompson, Mrs. J.'briefly, -me outgoing president, F. Taylor Jr., snd Mrs. Tom Markey, EnlcrlMns With Dinner Parly Mr. nnd Mrs. J. P. Berry enter- Dark and Handsome" (IM1) could have used less talk and more laughs. Paul Douglas plays himself and needs a change ol pace. Kecnan Wynn, Joan Davis and Arthur Treacher supply some needed comedy. Mildly amusing. Jeannctte Hamra, was presented with a Jewel box. a gilt trom Uic members of the unit. Our Telephone Number 4438 Shelton Motor Co. R e week-end and holiday order your eas* of Coke now prepared for refreshment and hospitality trade-marks mean tht same thing. Bottle Case Pin* Dtpoiif—Al Your DeoUr MONEY Never Before CUBIC FEET OF COLD LEAR TO THE FLOOR r: THAT'S A COMBINATION YOU JUST CAN'T BEAT! Y'es, now you c:in buy this terrific Conl- crator Electric Hefri^cralor for only $189.05 and NO iMONBY DOWN! 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