The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 2, 1950 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 2, 1950
Page 3
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, JUNK 2, 19RO BLYTIIEVnXE, (ARK.) COUNTER NEWS PAGE THRE1 UITER LEFT—Members ot the newly organized Garden Department at the Osceola Progressive club, who served as co-hostesses for th« nl fresco tea and fashion show are pictured on the terrace with Mr. uni Mrs. Florida and the letter's mother, Mrs. C E. Welch of Memphis. Included are Mrs. Lee Wesson, chairman. Mrs. Harry Driver, Mrs. R. H. Junes, Mrs. Bruce Ivy, Mrs. D. H. Blackwbod, Mrs. Carroll Watson, Mrs, C. M. Harwell, Mrs. J. I!.' Lovewell, Mrs. E. R. Bogan, Mrs, Guy Butter, Mrs. Rube Boyce. Mrs. John W. Edrington, Miss Ruth Massey, Mrs. Madeline Campbell. Mrs. E. S. Shippen, Mrs. H. Couchman, and Mrs. P. O. Gwyi). Mrs. R. C. Bryan, also a club member, was not present when the picture was taken. XH'l'KU CENTER—A dream ot bridal beauty was the gown worn by Mrs. Larry Fox of Memphis, pictured here as she walked slowly from the entrance of the house to the pool, where she posed with her bridesmaids during the entire fashion show. Ul'PER fUCHT—Mrs. Godfrey White and Mrs. Sam Williams greeted ™li KTOUII ol attractive models at their" tab\e. Reading from left to right the group 'includes Mrs. White. Mrs. Walter Dirickson. Mrs. •Williams, Mrs. living Freudberg, Mrs. A. E. Tcaford and Mrs. F. P. Jacobs Jr. ° SECOND ItOW LEFT—Pictured at one of the tables grouped about the pool are, left to right, Mrs. .1. R. Cullom Jr.. Mrs. Dan Portis, Mrs. L-roy Wildy. Mrs. S. E. Scgraves, Mrs. O. E; MassengiU and Mrs. J. B. Sti-icklin". SECOND ROW CENTER—Three .of the models snapped as they paraded about the flagstone walks are pictured, left to right, Mrs.tDan Portis, Mrs. Lloyd Slickmon and Mrs. Walter Dirickson. '• SECOND KOW RIGHT—One of tne attractive refreshment tables arranged throughout the gardens, and presided,over by members of the sponsoring club. Serving the guests here are Mrs. 'Searcy Mears, left, and Mrs. Bruce Ivy at the opposite end of the table. THIRD ROW LEFT—Gathered around Mrs. Harold Ohlendorf's and Mrs. George Florida's table were several of the models. Pictured left to risjiit. standing, are Mrs. D. S. Laney, Mrs. Ralph Woodruff, Mrs. Lloyd Stickmon, Mrs. Lyman McLallen, Mrs. Ohlendorf and Miss Virginia Williams. Seated are Mrs. Nathan Weinberg, Mrs. Florida and Mrs. P. Dacus. TIIIKi) KOW CENTER—Mrs. Joseph Levy of Memphis models a chartreuse green metallic clotli bathing suit by Rose Marie Reid. THIRD ROW RIGHT—The wishing well proved most popular with visitors who were assisted in making their wishes by Bttty Lynn Speck and Sue Quinn Wilson. Mississippi CountiansThrong to Fashion Show and Tea Staged at Palatial Andrew J. Florida Home in Osceola 'Amidst a setting of almost fairylike beauty, hundreds of Missis- and her bridesmaids drew murmursquisctte with on all-over pattern of ice blue satin Insc Amidst a setting sippi countains and scores of other visitors last night witnessed a tash- lon show staged at the Andrew J. Florida home in Osceola, were served lea from elaborately-appointed refreshment tables .arranged about the formal gardens and finally were conducted on » tour of the palatial house. of approval from the guests. Mrs. Larry Pox, modeling a bridal original of white nylon appliqued with imported Rosepoint lace ami poised over taffeta, with a full-length veil Sponsors of the benefit event were members of the Osceola Progressive Club, whose project is to retire the outstanding Indebtedness 5 against the library building in Osceola. Crowds of visitors thronged through the large double gates of the estate as they were opened half an hour before the time set for the minuet blue taffeta sashes, ana tiny . _^ ruffled white organdy caps'. fashion show. ; Mr5 Natnan vVeinburg, wearing Kivlettc model of white Dirdseye of imported French, illusion, was attended by Mrs. C. B. Britton and MLss Willainc Moody, who wore identical gowns of white nylon ,nar- qulsette over white taffeta, with The beautiful gardens through which they strolled were a mnss of color, with roses, petunias and scarlet verbenas all In fullest bloom. Adding an extra touch of cliarm was an old-fashioned "wishing well" where two young misses in colonial hoops assured Interested visitors of the good results to bo obtained by tossing in n coin with his or her wish. Scores of mulli-hlicd flood lights were arranged around the Mertiter- 'ranean blue tile swimming pool where 25 models displayed the latest in fashions so dear to the heart of milady. Hundreds of white petunias and white daisies edged the flagstone walk around the pool, about which (he models paraded before taking their places at garden tables arranged at the rear of the pool, where they were greeted by table hostesses. foci Is Colorful Huge rubber bathing balls, painted in gayest colors, floated In the inal of silver grey imported or- ^ gandy with hand applique of char- • p irule ' "" —•-••- -—•-—--> «•-- crystal clear water which reflected the varied colors of the flood lights, while organ selections, softly played, formed a musical background' lor the fashion parade. Table hostesses were Introduced by Burton Pell of Memphis, com menlator for the show, who gave ft \descrlption of their gowns as they • strolled to their appointed tables edging the pool. Hostesses Included Mrs. Andrew J. Florida, whose gown was of mauve imported lace over taffeta, with fl soft boat neckline outlined with the same lace; Mrs. J. B. Strickling, • whose short formal was in orig-' treuse and white embroidery; Mrs. Sam Williams, who chose a pink nylon tulle formfil with » portrait neckline, close fitted bodice: and very full skirt over Victorian ] hoops; Mrs. Harold OWendorf, who; was gowned in a formal floor length white pique, with a boat neckline embroidered in gold sequins and braid; Mrs. George H.- Florida, who wore A black imported lace frock with bugle bead trim, over apricot net and a taffeta slip; Mrs. Godfrey L. White, whose Moyen original was of changeable taffeta in colors varying from soft rose to emerald, fashioned with a very de- collete neckline with narrow straps; and Mrs. O. E. Masscnglll, who wore an imported white organdy frock -with R low cut picture neckline, close ntted bodice, and very full skirt. Models Included: Mrs. W. I. Denton Jr., who wore a Cole of California sundress model of cotton in an all-over print, and who later returned to show a matching bathing suit. A chartreuse green metallic cloth bathing suit by Rose Marie R«lc was worn by Mrs. Joseph B. Levy and another bathing ensemble oi metallic striped black faille by the same designer was worn t>y Miss Ann Hodgson. The latter costume featured a matching cocktail skirt Mrs. E. M. Terry Jr., also showed a bathing sujt of navy blue taf- *eta with a poncho beach cape o icavy cotton in multicolor stripes. Rrldal Group twin pockets appliqued led multicolored silk ii: a flower design, outlined in sequins was followed by Mrs. L. C. B. Young whose formal was a Balenciaga original of pale blue .organdy over nauve taffeta, with pink to purple lowers on the left shoulder. Jacques Fath Original A Jacques Fath original of heavy white cotton lace in a tiny flowerlet pattern, with a. deep white organdy flounce at the hem and rhinestones scattered mt the neckline, was modeled by Mrs. Lyman McLallen. Mrs. P. M. Dacus modeled a Paul Fames original of row upon row of black lace set on black sheer crepe, with side drape at the skirt. A floor- length formal of white marquisette appliqued with turquoise [lowers, over white taffeta, was worn by Mrs. E. B. Chiles. Mrs. Lloyd Stickmon wore an original of pure white linen, with handpalnted pink dogwood blossoms on the bodice and the skirt; Mr;. Irving Freudbcrg displayed an ankle-length original of Imported Swiss embroidered organdy, in pure white. Paul Fames Original A Paul Parne.s original of deep grey silk organza, accented with grey pearl buttons and navy accessories, was worn by Mrs. Ralph Woodruff, while Mrs Leroy Wildy modeled a short formal of foamy white lace over taffeta and \vhltc lace over gold kid shoes. Mr*. S. E. Seagraves modeled an vhite velvet Dowers, a short formal; Mrs. Walter Dirick.son'5 Irock of heavy white lace over a'hiU: satin was a Madam Emily original; and Mrs. A. E. Teaford wore a Paul Parnes original ot white birdseye pique, appliqued on the ix>ciice and skirt with fine black lace, tter costume was completed with a matching pique capelet. A Jacques Fath original in flame red chiffon, fioor lenglh, was worn by Mrs. D. S. Laney; Miss Virginia Williams modeled a Martini original of white birdsoye pique with sets and straps. featuring the new hemline, short In front, long in the back. Filth Originals Seen Mrs. Dan Portis wore an adap- tion of a Jacques Fath original ot pure 'silk organza, and carried a' yellow organdy parasol; Mrs. Fred P. Jacobs Jr., wore an original by Paul Panics of pink-mauve chiffon, printed ail-over in black, over mauve taffeta. In short length and with a matching bolero. An original of orgnndy printed all over with yellow roses, with a Sec FASHION on PJIRC II A bridal group featuring > bride original of turquoise blue nylon mar- Another Timely Dreifus Value! 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