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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, June 10, 1950
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS 8ATURDAY, JUNK 10, Jane Shclton, Society Kditor Phone 4461 TO UK WEI) — June 23 is Miss Miessler To Wed Donald Williams in June The Hev, Riid Mrs. G. Miessler o( Blytheville today announced the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter. Miss Dorothea Miessler. to Donald Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Williams t | ie ( ],^ G sc lect- of BlytheviHe. _ Plans for the June 23 marriage ed by Miss l)or- to be solemnized at the First Lnth- n j \, v Mjosslor eran Church will be disclosed at a uluy » n ^ f >^ i uuer date. of Blytheville Miss Miessler was graduated from f i m-tr high school in Argonla. Kansas. 1U1 I1LI ill<u " Armorel schools were attended by riagO lo Donald Mr. Williams, who is now connected u , • . , • f with the Mid-South Distributing "linamsoi Company of Blythcville, R I y t h eville. f Announcement Miss McGregor Feted With Surprise Sho\ver Miss Betty McGregor was guest of honor last night when 25 guests gathered at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alvln McGregor for a surprise miscellaneous shower. Miss McGregor will be married June 20 to Bill Avis of Holland. Hostesses were Mrs. Bill Gllbow. Mrs. Emil Damon and Mrs. Harold Do2ier. Bridal games and contests were conducted, with prizes being presented Mrs. Charles Abbott and Mrs. Lily Sisk. Summer flowers arranged in pottery and crystal bowls were spaced at Intervals in the room. A printed Jrock, worn with blending accessories, was selected by Miss McGregor for the occasion. A gift arrangement of red rosebuds, set in harmonizing satin, was pinned at the shoulder of her gown. Miscellaneous gifts were showered upon the rionoree after which the hostesses served party foods and iced drinks. Individual cakes, topped in frosted lettering. "Betty ami Bill", in the bridal motif, were served Special guest was Mrs. James Alvis of Holland, 'mother of the groom-to-be. • * * Dessert Bridge Honors I^ewcomer, Houseguest Three tables of dessert bridge guests were entertained yesterday at the E. B. Woodson home on Chickasawba, when Mrs. Robert G. McHaney was hostess to the group for tile event given in compliment to "Iss Phjlols Cnrut of aLquwjiVa , '" ~,M§| TJi 'JQMjffiU 1 • to 1 BJftheville'"to* make her holne. -' Hydrangea, was the selected summer blossom for the decorations of the room in which the guests were seated at small tables. Silver bowls holding floating hydrangea centered each table. Mr*. Jack chamblln won high •coro for the bridge game, with second high being won by Miss Barbara Monaghan. Mrs. McHaney also presented the guests of honor with gifts. Out of town guests attending were Miss (Virginia Williams of Osceola and Mrs. Alex Curtis of Manila. of the betrothal was made today by the bride- elect's parents, the Rev. and Mrs. G. Miessler. Mrs. McCann Hostess To Rook Club, Guest Mrs. W. P. McCann was hostess yesterday afternoon at her home to members of the Lucky ttouk Club atui one guest, Mrs. Forrest Moore, for the weekly dessert n;ok Shell vases filled with shaded pansles provided the floral decorations for the room in which the afternoon was spent In playing bridge. High score was won by Mrs. Cecil Priest, second high by Mrs. McCann and rooko, Mrs. Freeman Huey. Coming Events Social Calendar HOUSE DRESS Bible School Ends Week's Activities The vacation Bible School of the First Methodist Church ended weeks' ac If vltl es yes t e rd n y, \v i t h total enrollment of 120 students reported. The three active departments of study offered were kindergarten, primary and junior. Becnuse of limited facilities due to the erection of a new church building, the nursery department was not opened. The Intermediate department of work wns not presented due to a conflict with summer camp. Workers who participated In the week, school were kindergarten Mrs, Hugh Whltsltt, Mrs. Glen Ladd, Mrs. M. S. Edwards. Mrs. Jerry Hearn, Mrs. Dick White and Pat Henrn, Primary workers, Mrs. William Wyatt, Mrs. Max Usrey. Mrs Byron Moore, Mrs. Glint Cn Id well Mrs. W. A. Pickard, Mrs. Harry A Halnes, Mrs. W. J. Cupples, Mrs John Denl nnd Anltn Rose Hall Junior workers, Mrs. Leonard John son, Mrs, M. C. Webb. Mrs. Herslic Jackson, Mrs. Fred Stead man. Mrs Earl Nail, Mrs. Alex Shelby Carol Ana Bailey. Red Wedding Propaganda HONG KONG {/PI—The Chines Reds are turning ecen the ancten wedding ceremony into a sounrtin board for their theories. *J1ie kftls newspaper "Ta Kung Pao" carrlc an account of n recent Shanghn wedding which it said was "rlc' n educational meaning." Instead of sending gifts, guest jald the equivalent of 5c each a he door for ten nnd cake 1 * Th avish wedding feast—for which groom ordinarily will go into riet or years if necessary— was cut ou entirely. So was the "drinking. Jest- ng, and jostling/' So were the firecrackers, the brass band, and the wedding procession where the bride usually ritlcs through the street In a closed sedan chair. Instead, there was a discussion which citicizcd the old style wedding, appraised the new, and featured a round -(able talk on "how to attain the full meaning of marriage." Bits of News Monday MM, R. E. Davis hostess to Loi Oak Home Demonstration Club. Mrs. W. II. O'Kcefe eiitcrtaii GEO Club. Group meetings of (he Women ouncil of the First Christ ia hnrch. Faith group 2:30 p.m., Mr 1. FJI/.siinmon.s. Hope group, 2:. m. Mr.-;. Job a Burnett, Love ! 'oitji, I jj-iii. bring H iILih Innch- in, Mrs, Rupert Crafton. Presbyterian Circles meet—Circle >nc, Mrs. Walter Day, Circle Two. Irs. Ross Steven* and Mrs. Leslie looper. Circle Three, Mrs. I,. G. Circle Four, Mrs. R. W. Nicholson at the Church, Circle 'ive, Mrs. Alice Womack ami Mrs. G. A. Whit ten nt Womack home. First BnpLtst Circle meet—Circle One, Mrs. C. M. Smart, Circle Two, Mrs. Ney Hunt, Circle Three, Mr*. W. Bishop, Circle Four, Mrs. Hnys Sullivan, Circle Five, Mrs. Mike Buchanan nnd Circle Six, Mrs. H. C. Blanketiship. Lnkc Street WSCS meets at the church at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday Number Nine Cemetery Association meets at the home of Mrs. Her- jcrt Julian at 2 p.m. Mrs. Matt Monaghan, Mrs. C. W. arrigaii, Miss Gay Garrlgnn nnd Miss Barbara Monaghan entertain- ng /or Miss Nancy Pnrtlow, bride- elect of Marvin Nunn, Jr. Charlevoix Chapter of DAR meet. 1 ) at Hotel: Noble for 1 p.m. luncheon.' Hostesses Mrs. Charles Penn and Mrs.' A/"G. Little. Wednesday Mrs. Fred Stcaclmaii hostess to High Two Club. Thursday Mrs. M. N. Nunn hostess In com plement to Miss Nancy Pnrtlow. Mrs. Buck Germany entertain g Armorel Home Demonstra'.iof Club, Kibitzer Club meets with Mrs Alex Curtis. Mrs. J. C. EHLs hostess to Octette Club. I Friday ! Lucky Rook Club me la with Mrs. Freeman Huey. Mr. and Mrs. Don Haley and Mrs. W. A. Stlckmon entertaining Past Matrons nnd Patrons at Haley home at 7:30 p.m. Saturday Miss Nnncy Part low becomes bride of Marvin Nunn, Jr., at 5:30 p.m. at First Methodist Church. Condition V Mrs. E. E, Alexander, •ho underwent an operation Monay at Memphis Baptist Hospital, reported as much improved, Mr. and Mrs. J. L, Gunn and amlly left Friday afternooti for III nor Village, Daytonna Beach, ^Ja., where they will vacation for cveral weeks. They will .return fter July 4. Robert Mcdaris of Memphis, a icphew or Mrs. B. F. Ixjflln, Carl 'aul and Klva Poe all of Blythe- •ille was graduated recently from Central High School in Memphis. \5r. Mcdaris will sing this summer with the MOAT. This is the sec- season In whtch Mr. Medaris ins appeared hi MOAT productions. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Mills left this morning lor Osceola, Neb., and Berry ville, Ark,, where they will spend two weeks with relatives. Mrs. Kate Bray and Mis. B, Hand and daughter, Sherry, ol Vleinphis spent the past several days here as guest.s of Mrs. Bray's brother and Mr. Hand's unclCj T I. Seny and family. Hobby Jackson, Martha A n i ZAfi, Pat Partlow, Betty J e a ri Johnson, Maurce Webb, Fred Gore John Deal, Jr.. Drane Adams, Carol Fur man, Jerry Strickland, Briti Owens, Sue Jube. Jerry Edwards Ann Scay and Elonnie Bag ley returned yesterday afternoon from i Methodist Church camp at Way' land Springs, near imbodcn, Ark Mrs. Roy Bug-ley and Hob Edward: served as staff councilors. T h i group remained at cnmp four days Mr.s. Martha Duncan, Ernest Wcs a id daughter, all of Kssex. Mo were the Thursday guests of Mrs C. E. Parks, Mrs. Duncan is Mrs Parks' mother, Mr. West a cousin Miss Vivian Patterson will lc.iv Monday for Southwestern, Mem phis, where she will attend th summer session. Marvin Garner of Memphis I visiting here as guest of Mr.s. Glen Thomas at her home on East Cher V- Mrs. S. P. Martin arrived horn yesterday from Phoenix, Ari? xvhere she had been .since Noveir ber. Mrs. Martin is now at her hotn un Main Street. Mrs. Joe LitvefcHc who makes her home In Phoeni accompanied Mrs. Martin to Bl; thevlllR. Mrs. Kate Nelson, Ma: garct Lou Nelson and Joe Litvefc ler, arrived Wednesday from Phof tiix, Mr.s. Nelson and Margaret Lo wilt be at home in Blytheville. M and Mrs. Lltvefeller will remu for a visit. Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Reese a spending the weekend in Memphis Mrs. E. W. Stovall and dang tcrs, Nnncy and Roma Carol} and Billy Mott Jones of PuUo Ky., arrived last night to he tl weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs T. Shclton and family. Miss Betty Wilson has as her weekend guest Mrs. Marjoirie Hancock of Greenwood, ML'sS. Mr, and Mrs. A. R. Welenkamp RECEIVES APPOINTMENT — Slwyn Caldwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Caldwell of Dell, has received an appointment to Annapolis Naval Academy, It was announced recently. Mr. Caldwell received his appointment from Senator J. W. Fulbrlght of Arkansas, He will report to the Acad- my June 14. Mr. Caldwell was graduated May 29 from Castle Heights Military Academy, Lebanon, Tcnn. Guest Attends ^otluck Meeting Mrs. R. N. Payne was guest Thursday night with the Mary Martha Sunday School Class of the First Baptist Church when the group met it the Ben T. Mayes lome for A potluck supper meeting. Hostesses to the guests were Mrs. Charles Dunn, Mrs. Raymond Schmuck, Mrs. Russell Wert »nd Mrs. Mayes, Outclass and pottery baskets from which brimmed vivid hued summer flowers were placed in the rooms which the guests were entertained. A large basket holding the floral arrangement topped the din ing table, harmonizing bouquets placed In smaller baskets comple mented the central design. In the business session held afterward. Dr. Edna Nles, president presided. Mrs. L, I. Rice, presented the devotional on the class name Mary Martha. Mrs. Alvln Huffman. Sr.. adjourned the meeting with prayer. . \ nd daughter, Terry, of Memphis ire the weekend guests ol Mrs. E. VI. Terry. Mr.i. H. H. Houehlns and parents, Mr, and Mrs. F. D. Underwood, lave returned from Fulton, Mo vhere they vLsited relatives. Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Pfelfer of irinkley have returned to their home after several days visit ;uest of their daughter, Mrs. Frank tfagner, Mr. Wagner and family Mr. and Mrs. Pfeifer accompanied Mr. and Mr.s. Wagtler and family to Blytheville last week from Brinkey where they had been weekend Mr. and Mr.s. WiUon Forrest of Memphis spent several days here a.s guests of Mr. Wilson's parents Mr. and Mr.s. O. N. Forrest and sisters. Mrs. J. H. Elkias left this morning for Nashville, Tenn., to attem the June 13 wedding of ner niece May Odar Luvin, daughter Mr. and Mr.s. Horace A. Exivin to Thomas Schuylcr Williams, Jr., o Arherst, Va. Miss [/)Vin, who often has visited here with her aunt, wa. graduated June 5 from Randolph Macon Woman's College, Lynch burg. Va. Mr. Williams is a studcn at Virginia Polytechnic at Black burg, Va., from where he will be graduated next June. Mrs. El'slns will he accompanied to Nashville by her nephew, Charles Ingram, who is attending the University of Tennessee Medical College in Memphis, and who will return home with her to spend the .summer here. Miss Anne McLeod arrived home Thursday • morning from Cottey College, Nevada, Mo., to spend the summer months with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Damon McLeod. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Krutz and children, Teddie and Janie. of Little Rock are spending the weekend as Marriage Licenses The following couples obtainec marriage licenses yesterday frntn he office of Miss Elizabeth Blythe :ounty clerk: Kenneth Polf and Miss Marjorli Robertson, both of Blytheville. Earl M. Steed and Miss Dorothy Apperson, both of Leachville. At The Hospitals Blyllievllle Hospital Dismissed: Ed Davis, City. Mrs. C. A. Richards, City. guests of his mother, Mrs L. Krut and family. Mr. and Mrs. Warren Davidso and family will leave tomorrow to a week's vacation visiting relative and friends in Jone.sboro. Condition of Mrs. I. O. Wesi brook, who suffered a severel sprained ankle several weeks is reported a-s satisfactory. Mr We.stbrook is now able to be out. Mr.s. Lily Sisk, George Wrigh Bill'Avis and Mr. and Mrs. Spec McGregor will spend the weekend in Jackson, Tenn., where they will | attend the Wright family reunion BEATS COMMENCEMENT—The stork came in first in a race with graduation at Carroll College. Waukeslia. Wis.. for Mr. and Mrs liobert Bielenberg. Baby Robert IV arrived « month befor* his parents were graduated from the college. The whole family tl seen trying their mortar boards for size. Culture Agency Planned SEOUL, Korea — (/P)— The south Korean republic plans to spend $50,000 a year for an institute of culture and propaganda. President Syngman Rhce. in announcing the program, said the aim was to correct misunderstandings which former Japanese propaganada had created in the united States and elsewhere. The institute will send lecturers to various countries. You'll Love Our Flowers! BLYTHEVILLE FLOWER MART Women Aid Prayers JOHORE BAHRU. Malaya—Wi— Friday Mohammedan prayer serv- | ices at moscjucs throughout Johorc : State brought disappointing results 1 Then the Religious Department • took an unprecedented step re- | ccntly, allowing women to attend j the services. There was an appre- ( ciable increase In the number ol ; men attending the services. i Air-Conditioned SNIDER'S RESTAURANT CHURCH of CHRIST Main at Highway 61 Daily Radio Program KLCN 12:15 lo 12:30 Weekly Sunday 8:30 to 9:00 A.M. BIBLE CLASSES FOR ALL Sunday 9:50 F. SHARP Evangelist Oi'tnan Henderson of Dyess, Ark. Will Speak Sunday, June 11 Where Christ and Christians Meet CHURCH of CHRIST BEFORE YOU BUY ANY NEW CAR Better See Sti!' & Young Motor Co. By Sue Burnett As neat as a pin and so fia'ter Ing to wear while you work—t simply mnde home style with twc big pockets, cnol, coo) sleeves anc an Interesting treatment on each shoulder. Pattern No. 8585 is a sew-ritc perforated pattern in sizes U. 16 18. 20; «. 42. 44 and 46. Size 16 4 yards of 30-inch. 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