The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 16, 1949 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 16, 1949
Page 4
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.PAGE .FOUR, BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS New* Jane Shelton, Society Editor Phone 4461 Sir. and Mrs. James Hlnlon Scores of White Tapers Burning In Satin Arches Light Sanctuary For Marriage of Miss Higginson With chartreuse satin-foile ,'" covered Gothic arches holding scores of perfect white tapers, forming a contrast to the vivid hues of the gowns of- the members of the bridal party, Miss Dorothy Jean Higginsoii, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Crawford Higginson, exchanged marriage vows with, James Hintoii Rogers, son of Mv. and Mrs. Prank Anderson Rogers, Sr., before hundreds of relatives and well-wishers yesterday at 5:00 p.m. at the First Methodist Church. The Rev, Roy I. Eagles', pastor oJ the church, officiated at the double ring ceremony. Tiie white satin covered kneeling bench centered the altar cloth. A huge Grecian urn from which brimmed mammoth chrysanthemums and snapdragons was placed directly behind the kneeling bench. Two colonials resting on white wrought iron stands filled with pompom and daisy type chrysanthemums were placed on either side. Two floor baskets of chrysanthemums centered with huge puffs of white satin rested on the floor. Massive branched candelabra holding lighted tapers were Intermingled In the background. A solid mass of screened hucklberry with burning tapers edging the screen formed the background. Triple winged gothic arches completely wrapped in chartreuse satin and holding over 100 white tapers lighted the sanctuary. A program of nuptial music was presented by Larry T. Moore, Jr., organist, and Mrs. Thomas Miller vocalist, as the relatives and guests gathered. Mr. Moore's selections were, "Ah! So Pure" • from the opera "Martha" by. Von Flotow. "A La Bien Aimec" (Valse) by Schutt, "Nocturne (Opus Nine)" Chopin, 'and "Romance (Opus One)," Gabrilowltsch. The bridal chorus .from Lohengrin was used ns the processsional and Mendless- ohji's Wedding March was used for the recessional. Mrs. .Miller's selections included, "With This Ring," Siicco, and "I Love Thee," Grieg. "The Lord's Prayer" was softly sung as a benediction as the couple knelt for _blessing.. . : Mrs. Miller was dressed In, a floor length, midnight black velvet skirt with a white crepe blouse el- .aborately trimmed In gleaming petite rhinestones. She pinned creamy gardenias at her waist. Dressed In period gowns of American Beauty slipper satin were the attendants who preceded the bride down the aisle to the candle- lighted altar for the exchange of vows. Mrs. T. H. Caraway served as matron of honor and Miss Jettye Claire Huffman, maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Vera Goodrich, and Mrs. Joseph McHaney, Mrs. Johnson Blackwell and : junior bridesmaid Molly Jo Beaslcy. Attendants In American Beauty They wore identical gowns in vivid hu&s with an off the shoulder bertha on the left side dipping slightly and held with a bow of self material. The elongated waists pointed into the bouffant skills which edged in a hooped effect at floor level. ; The right side of the full skirt ; was pulled up slightly with another self material bow made of two tiny ruffles. Kalo half hats of ' American Beauty satin formed the head coverings with two ruffles of satin forming the tiny brim which extended out to complete the miniature picture hats. The attendants carried a cascading arrangement of white roses with each tiny rosebud set In froth chartreuse maline with the chartreuse satin leaves edged In metallic silver cord backing the flowers Placed in the upper edge of each satin leaf- was a single glowint rhlnestone. Resting m the ccntc: of each bouquet was a detachabk corhage o( a clirtreuse cypripedium orchid. The wide chartreuse satin ribbons which tied eacli bouquet o the attendants was edged in silver, cord in complement to the bride' Mrs. Haines Compliments Tri-Town Club, Guests Mrs. ; Harry A, Haines complimented members of Trl-Town Club and guests yesterday at her home on Main. Quests for the meeting J'ere Mrs. Jack Hale, Mrs. E. M. Terry, Jr., Mrs. Jack Chamblln, Mrs. Melvin Hulsell, Mrs. Rube Carson, Mrs. Blnri Heath and Mrs. Charles Afftick, jr., ol Steele. J'all flowers In varied hues were arranged throughout the home. Mrs. Newton Whl.lis. won club high and Mrs. Gene Tenford second. Guest high was presented Mrs. Terry with second being awarded Mrs. Hale. During the 'afternoon Mrs. Haines served a dessert course. • * • Politick Supper Honors Club Members, Guests Members and guests of the Past Matrons and 1'ast Patrons Club ol the Order of the Eastern Star were complimented last night with a potluck supper at the home of Hie president, Mrs. J. A. Sallb.i, with Mrs. Charles Aliord^co-hostess. Mrs. Eddie Saliba assisted In serving the guests, who were seated In rooms decorated with bouquets of varl-colored carnations' and roses arranged in crystal vases.,Following supper, a business meeting was conducted by the president in which new officers were elected. Those elected were president. Mrs. J. A. Saliba; vice-president, Mrs Otis Eberdt. At the conclus; nccting, the ioun.uet. Wears Sunburst Uroucli altering on the arm of her father. Mr. Wgginsoii, to the strains of 'Bridal chorus" was the bride :owncd In traditional white satin Her gown, of white Skinners 5 at- n, featured an elaborate design of iearls outlining the nieh neckline f the bodice and each side of lie insertion of Illusion which ex- ended over the shoulder. The long itted sleeves formed lily points extending over the hands. The ull skirt worn over period hoops, developed into voluminous folds 3xtendlng into a long sweeping rain. Her fingertip veil of misty French illusion fell away Brom a bandeau of tiny tuberoses. for the traditional "something ild" she pined on her gown a llamond and pearl sunburst brooch belonging to her paternal grandmother, Mrs. John Higginson. White gardenias were the chosen wedding flowers with the crescent shaped arrangement of many creamy gardenias nestled In sliver eaves centered with a detachable corsage of similar gardenias Prank Anderson Rogers, Jr., bro- .her of the bridegroom served us t man with Joseph W. McHaney, T. H. Caraway, Marvin Nunn, Jr and Johnson Blackwell serving as ushers. Mrs. Wiliam Crawford Higginson mother of the bride, chose for the occasion a wine crepo frock with wine accessories in complement She pinned at her shoulder thre< chartreuse cypripedium orchids. Mother of the groom, Mrs. Frank Anderson Rogers, Sr., chose a two piece blue wool suit with bcaed trim. She wore grey accessories She wore a single purple orchii with a fushia throat set in orchii maline.l Immediately following the exchange of vows a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents where the bride's favorite flower, the gardenia, was repeatet Guaranteed by Good Housekeeping 1 SO GOOV ft's G-uaronteid GOOD HOUSEKEEPING ALWAYS POT COMING SOON YES SIU, THAT'S BIY 1SA13Y with DonaM O'Connor and Gloria De Ifarcn YOUNGEK BROTHERS with Wayne Morris and Janis Taigc MISS GRANT TOOK RICHMOND with Lucille Bull and William Holttcn ITS A GREAT FEELING (In Technicolor) Dennis Morgan, Doris Day, .Tack Carson COLORADO TERRITORY with Joel McCrca and Virginia Mayo THAT FORSYTE WOMAN ' (in Technicolor) with GREEK GAUSON and KRUOU FI.VNN MR. SOI'T TOUCH with GLENN FORD and EVELVN KEVES TOKYO JOE with'Humphrey Bogart, Alexander Knox and Florence Morlcy $2.50 Theatre ticket bonks, arc on sale al (he Roxy Office, can be'used al RITC AND ROXY THEATRES THESE'HOOKS MAKE APPROPRIATE GIFTS THE YEAR ROUND. i the decorations- Tile tiered wedding cake, which •as topjied with a miniature bride nd groom staticlini, under a tiny liver wedding bell, centered the ride's table which svas overlaid •ith a hand cutvrork cloth. Coin- letely encircling the cake was rare ern which was caught and raised t Intervals with three perfect gar- cnias. silver holders holding white apers were placed on either side tr. and Mrs. Rogers cut the coke rith a knife tied with a white atin bow Mrs. Thomas Miller presided over he crystal punch bowl which cen- ered a side serving table. Mrs. toe Evraro! server! the wedding ake. They were assisted by Mrs John Ed Clause of Gritfin. Oa. Iiss Annella Humphreys and Mi. Jane Wilson Miss Humphreys and Dan DlodgeU; and 'Secretary. ,\trs. ;lustan of Hie business remainder of the eve- was spent, in bunco games in which George W. Barliam won high or the men and Mrs. J. W. Adnms, jr., won high for the women. Mrs. }. A. Copelnnd won bunco. The club presented gifts to the retiring officers in their club work. appreciation of At The Hospitals HI) thevilre Hospital Dismissed: John Green, City. Kay Brown, City. Mrs. E[va Poe, City. Ted Smith. City. Mrs. G. V. Daws. City. Walls Hospital Dismissed: David Ray Doyle, Sleele. Mrs Pruit Harrison, lit. 1 C. r. Downer. Rt. 4. Grady Hicks, Rt. 4. bride's book. Those serving at the reception wore hair deinias dresses. Will Ui The couple arrangements of gar- complement to their ! in Blythevilli ieft on a wcddin; iiss Wilson presided over the Worth, Texas. trip of undisclosed destination. Mrs. Rogers wore for traveling a wine gabardine suit with wine accessories She pinned gardenias on her Russian marten furs. ' Mr. and Mrs. Rogers will make their home in BlythevlJle. Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hull, Johi S. Dillard, E. A. Audrcr of Memphi, Mr and Mrs. prank A. Rogers. Jr., of Newport, John Ferguson of Little* Rock and Miss Hope Stallings of Fort WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1(5, 1949 High School Faculty Members Hosts To New Blytheville School Teachers Bits of News '. R.. P.;Dean, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. p. Dean of Blythcvllle, Is a charier member of the newiy-formed Ole MLss chapter of the Mis.sls.5ipp! Association of Crime and Delinquency. Condition of Mrs. E. W. Burks who underwent a major operation yesterday- at Blytheville Hospital is jsatie- factory. Mrs. Burks sister, Mrs. H S. Green, of Memphis is here with rier. Mr. and Mrs. S. O. Huff of Lake Village" were the weekend guests of Mr. and Mis. W. H Graver and family. Mrs. G. G. Hubbard, Jr., is spending several days in Senatobla, Miss., as guest of her parents. Mr. and Mro. William A. ShedJan. The Hcv. and Mrs. 11. J. Klcin- dienst have returned to their home In Lexington, Mo., after visiting here as guvsts of Mr. and Mis. P. G. Rcichel. They came especially to attend the dedication of the First Lutheran Church Sunday. M-Sgt. and Mrs. Edward A. Cpjscy formerly of Blytheville and now of Smithville, Tcnn., announce the birth of a daughter Nov. 12 at the Dr. J. E Van Hoosor Hospital in Smithville. Tiie baby, who is their third child, has not been named. They have two sons, James anrl John Leonard. Mrs. Casey Is the former Miss Junnita Meal. Mss Virginia Williams, daughter of Mrs. Sam Williams, was recently tapped by Delta Psi Kappa, National Physical Education Fraternity at Brenau College, Gainesville, Ga. Qualifications are based on attitude, effort and scholastic achievement in the field of physical education. Miss Williams is a member of Phi Mu social sorority and is a Junior at Brenau. •*., The high school lunchroom, disguised as "Club RoyaJ," was the setting for the cabaret parly attended by about 100 teachers, school administrators, school board members »nd PTA presidents last night Teachers who had been in the Blytheville system previous to this year were hosts and hostesses to this year's new teachers at the party, and the entertainment was provided by members of the Future Teachers Association. Harry Fritzius, Jr., was the emcee lor (he floor show, which featured vocal selections and dance routines. Jeanne Campbell was the featured dancer, while the girls trio, Mary Jo Eaton, Mary Margaret Auten, and Vivian Taylor, and a boys' quartet, Donald Stone, Jimmy Reinmiller, Bob Kirshner, and Charles Belknap, presented other specialty numbers Helen Hill sang "St. Louis Blues." Nancy Hamilton was the student accompanist. Other accompanists Included Mrs. J. Wilson Henry and Mrs. C. M. Smart. Rainbow-colored crepe paper formed a background for the performance, which was spotlighted. The remainder of the cabaret room was candles placed in dripped bottle containers. During the sh<-\S' members of the Future Teachers, dressed In peasant girl attire paraded through the crowd delivering refreshments. Mr. and Mrs. Max Reid, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Pryor, and Mr. and Mrs C. M. Smart represented the school board, while PTA's were represented by Mrs. J. E. Stevenson, Jr., president of the Central PTA. and Mr. Stevenson; Mrs. Rujiert Crafton, president of Lange PTA, and Mrs. Buford Young, president of the senior high school PTA. Presbyterian Circles Hold Regular Meetings Presbyterian Circle meetings were conducted Mondtiy afternoon. Circle One, met with Mrs. J. A Saliba with Mrs. J. M. Gesell co-hostess Eleven members were present with Mrs. H. F. Kiishiicr presenting the program. Circle Tivo met with M rs p 0 ,, c Eleven members and one visitor' Mrr. Oo'iglas were present Mrs' J. M. Beaslcy gave the program. 'Circle Three met with Mrs Bill Young, chairman. Eight members and two visitors attended the meeting at which the Rev. Harvey KIdd gave the progintn. Circle Four met with Mrs R W. Nichols with 16 members present and two members. Mrs. George Dlllahimty and Mrs. Mike Simmons. Mrs. Hugh Henderson gave the program. Circle Five met with Miss Mary "t'tlaw at the E. M. Ten-y home with 18 members and five visitors present. Mrs. A. A. Manlev was co hostess. Mrs. D. C. McLean gave [.lie prOEnim. The program for each circle meeting was a study of the Gospel of John Each circle discussed St. Cecelia Unit Meets With Mrs. Stanley Gres/ey Mrs. J. Stanley Grcsle. was hostess to members oi the St. Ceceil» Unit of the Womcns Auxiliary O f St. Stephen's Episcopal Church Monday nijlit at Hotel Noble. The meeting was opened with prayer after which a short business session was conducted. Mrs. Gresley presented the third In a series of programs oo Hie studies of personalities of the Old Testament. A round table discussion of the personality was conducted. The Blytheville unit lias been Invited to attend a joint meeting of auxiliaries at Grider at the home of Mrs. F. P. Jacobs, Jr., Monday Nov. 21, as guests of the Osueola Auxiliary of Calv.iry Episcopal Church. The meeting will be preceded with a 12:30 lunclnion. Mrs. R. Bland Mitchell, wife of the Bishop of Arkansas, will present the program on the activities of the Tii-Aiinual in San fVanc'isco. The group was dismissed with 3 benediction. \ In the social hour which followed a dessert course was served. . ........ ...... „ Thanksgiving baskets for needy t refreshments. families in the social hour following each meeting. The hostesses served Leading U.S. producers of pumice and purnicite are California, New Mexico, Oregon and Idaho. Don't Miss the Delicious SPAGHETTI SUPPER CEDARS CLUB - AIR BASE Thursday, Nov. 17, from 6-9 p.m. La Petite, Guests Meet At Country Club Mrs. Oscar mutter was guest with LnPetite Club when Mrs Phillip Robinson was hostess for Hie weekly meeting yesterday at the Country Club. Pottery vases filled with csryan- themums in red and golden tones were placed on the porch „where the guests were seated for the games. An oval shaped bowl from which cascade assorted nuts ami fruits centered the serving table from which a dessert course was served during the aiternoon. In the games Mrs. W. F. Mc- Daniet won high and Mrs Eric Whitlcy second high. 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