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PAGE TWO BLYTIIEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER HEW! SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 1950 ocie Jane Shelton, Society Editor iWifc litor 9 Phone 4461 Candlelight Supper Fetes Bridal Parly, Guests The Mirror Room of Hotel Noble was the setting last nlglil for a candlelight rehearsal siipiwr honoring members ot the Miss Nancy partlow- Marvin Nunn, Jr., bridal party, family members and out of town guests, who have arrived for the wedding ceremony to be held this afternoon " at 5 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Stout ol Little Rock, were host and hosless to the 40 guests who attended the 8 p.m. dinner given immediately : following the wedding rehearsal at the First Methodist Church. The long arranged tables were lighted at intervals with miming white tapers highlighting the white placecards, which were adorned with clusters of wcddin bells. A low . bowl holding deep red gladioli pro" vided a pleasing contrast to the white setting. A red and white printed trous- sea model, worn with harmonizing accessories, was selected by the bride-elect. She was presented gnr- denlas from her liost and hostess. • t » Bn'clal Events Fete Miss Betty McGregor A miscellaneous shower was given Thursday night at the Wendell Phillips home on East Dougan in .' compliment, to Miss Betty McGregor, . i-ho -will become the bride of Bill ' Avis of Holland, Tuesday morning. Hostesses to the 25 guests who " attended, were Mrs. Ralph Caudle, Mrs. Martha Clark and Mrs. Phil. ' Hps. The guests spent the evening in bridal games In the entertaining rooms of the home, which were dec- , orated with blossoms. MAKKIAGE TOLD — Mrs. Jack P.irkcr of Sennth was before her niumgc in PlggoU. June 10, Miss Qlondlna Buck of Arbyrcl. An- louncement of Miss Buck's mar- iage was made recently. Mr. and Mrs. Parker are now at home at Bucoda, Mo. clusters of summer A yellow chambray (rock, worn ' with harmonizing accessories, was selected by the bride-elect for the occasion. She pinned a gift corsage of summer chrysanthemums at her shoulder. Miss McGregor was showered with miscellaneous gifts from the group after which the hostesses served assorted party foods. Mrs. Alviii McGregor, mother of the bride-elect, was n special guest. Mrs, McGregor was also presented a gift corsage of white summer chrysanthemums. A chicken fry at Barfield was given last night In honor of Miss McGregor and Mr. Avis, in continuation of th« events feting the couple prior to their marriage Tuesday morning. Host and hostesses to the H guests were Buford Young. Rena Bailey, Tommle Robertson, Ann Easel) and Mary Ruth Porter. Following supper, the remainder of the evening was spent in games • nd Informal entertainment. Bill Levenstein and Toady Anderson of Osceola \vere out of .town guests. • • • Kibitzers, Guests Meet in Alex Curtis Home The Kibitzer Club and four guest; were entertained yesterday afternoon at the home ol Mrs. Alex Curtis near Manila for the weekly dessert, bridge. Mrs, Denver Wilson, o: Blytheville, Mrs. Bob Dyess of Osceola.-Mrs. s. o. Edwards ol Whls- tlevllle and Mrs. Robert Lowe Manila, were the guests invited Mrs. Curtis to attend the meeting The afternoon was spent in play ing bridge in the entertaining room of the Curtis home, which was decorated with bouquets of garden flowers and greenery. Mrs. Robert McHaney won high score and bridgo during the game. Mrs. Rube Carson won second high. Lawn Parly Observes Sixth Birthday The sixth birthday of LaWanda Burnett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Barnett. was celebrated Thursday afternoon with a la-.vn p: rty at the Barnclt home for 23 little guests. The afternoon \vas spent in party Br.iies on the spacious lawn with prizes being presented the various winners. Mrs. Burnett was assisted in serv- Bits of News Ylrs. Slielton Feled \Vilh Surprise Shower Mrs. Carl Matthews, Mrs. W. F. 'itzgerald and Mrs. John Clouse were hostesses last night at the Jlousc home to 20 guesis, when .hey entertained with a miscellaneous surprise shower honoring Mrs. Jerry Shelton, Mrs. Shelton was before her recent marriage. Miss Anuetta Rittenbcrry. The guest of honor was presented a gift corsage of shaded pink roses, set in white rnalirie, from her hostess. She pinned the arrangement at he shoulder of her yellow chambray frock, which she «'ore with white accessories. The evening was spent in party games with Mrs. Emmett Wilson receiving a. prize. Crys.il vases filled with mixed summer blossoms were placed in :he spacious entertaining roam in which the guests were seated. Mrs. Shelton was presented miscellaneous articles from the guests alter which the hostesses served sandwiches, cookies and Iced drinks. In compliment t<j the bridal theme were the individual cookies topped in pink and blue letters spelling out, "Tousy" and "Jerry." Special guests were Mrs. Herman Rittenbcrry, mother of the guest of honor, nnd Mrs. B. G. Shelton, mother of the groom. Don Haley Home Selling For Club, Guesls Meeting Thirty members and guests of the Past Matrons and Patrons Club met last night at the Don Haley home on Kentucky for a buffet supper and rook party. Mr. and Mrs. Haley and Mrs. W. A. Stickmon were host and hostesses for the occasion. \ cutwork cloth overlaid the dining table from which the menl wa.s served. Scarlet hucd petunias topped the all white scene. Following supper, the group was seated at small tallies arranged at intervals among the flower gardens of the spacious tmck lawn for an evening of playing rook. Hi^h -score for the women was presented Mrs. J. J. Cookston, with Victor Stilwcll winning high score for the men. George Stilwcll won second high and Wilbur Wahl. rooko. Guest prizes were presented Mrs. Ruth jSlatton and Mrs. Ora Owens of ' Joiner. Guests attending with the club were Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Berry man and Mr. and Mr.s. George Stilwcll of Blytheville. Mrs. Slattern, Mrs Owens and Walter Dkllakc of Joiner Mis Dorothy Mi/elle and Miss Bonnie CooX left this afternoon for Memphis where ttiey will attend the weekend convention of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority Hotel Clarlilgc. .Mrs. Harold J. Overtoil and daughters, of Memphis arc visiting her as guests of Mrs. Overlon's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Britlial: and sister, Miss I>at Hilli.ird. Mr. ami Mrs. W. T. Shelton and daughters arc spending the weekend in Dyersburg, as gucst.s of relatives Mr. and Mrs. I,. A. Moore of Albuquerque. N. M., and Mrs. W E. .Jarboe of El Dorado spent the past week with Mr.s. Moore's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Green Mrs, Jarboe is a sister of Mr Moore. Miss Mary Van Sneed of Memphis is the weekend guest of her mother, Mrs. Ethel Snecd. Mrs. Martha England, formerly of Dlytheville, will be granted a Master of Arts degree In Comparative Literature at Radcliffc College, Mass., commencement exercises to be held June 21. Mrs England received her A. B, degree from Ouachlla College. Mr. and Mrs. B. G. Shelton am daughter, Miss jean Shelton, ar spending the weekend In Craw fofdsvllle, Ark., as guests of Mrs Shelton's patents, Mr. and Mrs John Rlley. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Landrmn IM today for Memphis where they wil spend a week as guests of Mrs Lamlrum's sister, Mrs. Dick Mills Mr. Mills ami sou, Benny. Mr. and Mrs. 11. I,. Dcdman daughter. Miss Jean Dedrnan. spend tomorrow in Du Qtiion, III where ttiey accompany the! SUNDRESS-JACKET Display Shown For HD Club - A demonstration of electrical equipment was presented for members of the Flat Lake Home Dem- omtralion Club ye.stcrdny at the bimonthly meeting by Mrs. James Jordon and D. Wlmbcrly of Ark-Mo Power Company. Mrs. Jim HollLs and Mrs. O. R. Red ford were hostesses at the Redford home to 11 members of the Club and guests, Mrs. G. IT. Henson, Mrs. Gertrude Kollinan, home demonstration agent, Mrs. Jordon and Mr. Wimbcrly. Mrs. Redford gnve H scripture reading followed with prayer by the club president, Mrs. C. M. Abbott. The remainder of the meeting was conducted on Die lawn, where the Ark-Mo demonstration trniler was on display. Mr. Wimberly discussed proper wiring, use of outlets aiul extensions for efficiency and safety. This was followed svith a talk and demonstration by Mrs. Jordan on the use, efficiency and economy of the electrical equipment being demonstrated. Refreshments were served by the hostesses after which Mrs, Ahhott conducted a brief business session $455 11-18 Sue Burnetl The simdress'and jacket combination is the most popular of styles for a heat-resisting summer wardrobe. This version Is young and attractive-the jacket can match or Mrs . Ha!tje Mae Grlmes f Manila PTA Plans Meeting "Manila School — Past and Future" will be the theme ol discussion at- the Manila Parent- Teachers Association meeting Monday night nt Snider's Library in Manila. W. W. Fowler will discuss the Manila school building now under construction, In keeping with the theme wil he the discussion to be given contrast, which ever you like. Waller Roach, progran Bend 25 centsnow lor the Spring ch ^ an ,^ «ed ttalal ™. d IT^ES?™.? AlSPi. 0 ' P»* t««*« s »nd graduates of the Manila School bring graduation or basketball pictures to be entered in At The Hospitals Walls Hospital 3[<;mt.ved: Mrs. Thomas J. strnyton, City Doris Thornton, City Mrs. Raymond Dickson, City Palsy Gentry. City Mrs. Eunice Bryant, Osceola son and brother, O'Neal Dedma to Blytheville. They will nlso be accompanied here by Murray Smart. O'Neal and Murray have been at lending the Egypt Music Camp I Du Quoin tills week. Mrs. H. E. Smith of Blytheville has been admitted to Memphis Baptist Hospital where s hc will undergo surgery Monday. Mrs. E. N. Rnnd and Miss Lottie Skillcrii of Searcy are the weekend nests of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Har- Ison. Gail Whilsitt left today for Gulf>ark Camp. Gulfport, Miss., where he will spend five weeks. She will •e motored to Memphis today by ier parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Vhitsitt, and her aunt Mrs. Bryan Vliley of Sheffield. Ala., who has ecu visiting here as guest of the Vhitsltt's. Mrs. Milcy will return to icr home today. Gail will be Joined n Memphis by a camp counselor nd ;ill spend a day In New Or- eans before continuing on to the •amp with a group of other carnp- ira.. Conaitwn of Miss Nell Harris, vho h:is«tx>cn 111 for several weeks, s reported much improved. Miss Harris is now able to be out. Mr. and Mr.s. Raymond Schmuck lave returned from a three day stay at their cottage on Norfolk Mrs. Frank Simmons Is now able to be in a wheel chair alter suf- ering a hip injury three weeks igo. Mrs. Simmons was returned :o her home recently from Campbell's Clinic in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Craln. Jr.. left this morning for a two-week vacation in Florida. Mrs. Roy Harper and Mrs. Bill Robinson of St. Louis will return to their homes Tuesday after a week's visit here as guests of Mrs. P. E. Black and daughter, Miss Betty Black, nnd Mr. and Mrs. W. J. pollard. new styles, fabric news, si>ecinl features. Free pattern printed inside the book Pattern No. 8455 is a sew-ritc perforated pattern for sizes 11. 12. 13. 14, 16 and 18. Size 12, dress. 3 ',4 yards of 35-Inch; bolero, 1 yard. Don't miss the Spring and Summer FASHION. This latest issue is colorful, informative, — a complete pattern magazine. Fabric news, fashion tips, n wealth of smart frocks to sew for summer are all included. '25 cents. be heU Coming Events Social Calendar Saturday Miss Nancy Partlow becomes bride of Marvin Nunn, Jr., at 5:00 p.m. at First Methodist church. Monday Retiring Executive Board and Incoming Executive Board of the Women's Council of the first Christian Church meet at the church at 1:30 p.m. First Methodist church Circles meet at"3 p.m. Circle One, Mrs. J. E, Stevenson; circle Two, Mrs. W. A. Afflick; Circle Three. Mrs. Joe Ferguson and Mrs, John Featherston; circle Four, Miss Coleman Stevens; Circle Five. Mrs. Byron Moore; and Circle Six. Mrs. F. L. Husbands. First Baptist cnurcn w'MU has Royal Service Program ^^^^^^^^^^^^^P ^^» ~ Ensembles Chart •ya^Mligt Cofor/iil Course *•&.'< -H-iL-* U\ Colorful oulflT-T • \ for Spring in>. elude tlie apple j 3 green wool ensemble (lefl) A pliller print . , -_ Hue tlie finger r *\ * tip clpe coat ~JT\ Parasol pink I" '1 luxcdo -styled ijcoal (right) banded with navy hlue learn; ^ up w ith T m tch- S Pink uit at the church at 2:30 p.m. Lake Street WSCS has meeting at the church at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday First Methodist Church Circle Seven meets at 8 p.m. with Mrs. Gilbert Meredith. Miss Betty McGregor becomes the bride of William Avis at the Church of the Immaculate Conception at 10:30 a.m. Marriage Licenses The following couples obtained marriage licenses yesterday from the office ol Miss Elizabeth Blylhe, Guest Meets With HD Club Miss Wnndti Moore was guest Thursday afternoon with 10 members of the Ar morel Home Demonstration Club who met at the home of Mrs. B. G. Germany. A covered dish luncneon was served during the noon hour after which Mrs. Hnrvey Parrish, club president, presided over a business session. Mrs. C, G. Elliott presented the devotional followed by the reading of Vhe hostess 1 poem, "Recipe for Happiness." Plans were discussed for sending reminders to club members to contribute articles for the chib's fall bazaar. The meeting was adjourned with the repeating of the Club CoUect. Octette Thursday club meets with Mrs. Cleo [.angston. Thursday Rook entertained by Mrs. Leon Scherer. Mrs. Harry A. Ilaines hostess to Kibitzer Club. H is estimated that 16 to 20 per cent of U. S. economic effort goe,s into new capital goods. SANS LACE—The French- created costume of v,-hitc silk chiffon modeled by Gertrude Moran in London, complete with bloomcrcd panties, 2-iO pleat: nnd 10 buttons, wil! be the orde of the rioy for Gorgeous Gussi- in the Wimbledon tennis chom pionships, June 26-JuIy 8. La; year's sensational Ince-trimmr panties are taboo. Child Bride Wins Divorce; Says Love Can't fie Bought NATHANYA, Israel <AP)—A rabbinical court awarded a divorce to an 11-year-old Yemenite £irt front iicr 40-yenr-old husband. The girl told the tribunal she had been sold in the Yemen for 56 cents to became tlie bride of a Yemenite n^med Salem Tzuref. Then she was only ten years old. She said her love couldn't be bought. She tried to kill herself. She ran away from her husband. Ue traced her to an immigrant camp near here. Tne girl appealed to camp authorities, saying; she was a child and wanted to go to school. Many of the Yemenite immigrants coming to Israel have girl brides. Argentina Buys Goods ARGENTINA BUYC from Japan 12 TOKYO—WPj— General MacArthur's command said the Argentine government hns made available to im- >orters in that country S19,000,QOC n foreign exchange for Japanese goods. Of the amount, an occupa- Aon trade official said, ImDorters already have "picked" up" 511,800.000 -re said headquarters hopes the >alanee will be requested shortly for purchase of more Japanese Under trade agreements signed ast year, Argentinians obtained j mport licenses Cor $3,000,000 worth i of steel billets- The other $8.800,000 j ight bar Iron, pipe, wire, cbemt- ', cals, paper and cardboard, cotton j thread, iron, steel and other goods. Japan In turn purchased $12.000.000 to $14,000,000 In Argentina products, mostly wheat, barley and Inseed. Prank Plckellc. chief of i MacArthur's foreign trade department, satd there reportedly "are ! plenty of contracts already nego- | Mated" between Japanese and Ar- gentJnfons awaiting Issuance of Import license*. /nsfa(7ment Fines AUSTIN. Texas —</IV- Count* Judge Mace Thurman Is letting first offenders in his court pay their fines on the Installment plan. "Where the defendant lias a job and is able to pay bit by bit, we think It's belter than having him Jie in jail," he said. The judge lets those who plead guilty pay out their fines at $3 a clay. Tractors Ease Effects , Of Late Spring Year 9 WASHINGTON <AP)—The late -spring this year might hava brought more farm troubles except for the tractor, says the U.S. Department of Agriculture. U.S. farms have increased their use of tractors Immensely in the hist few years. When planting U delayed a farmer can catch up by running hLs tractor night and day or for long hours that would not be possible with animals, the department says. The net result this year Is that much more of the U,S, crop will be planted properly than would have been possible when the number of tractors was smaller. Police, Firemen Make Vocal Reports CHICAGO (AP) — Firemen and policemen in 42 cities now can turn in verbal, Instead of written, reports. The International CVty Managers Association says they can dictate reports into mechanical dictating equipment that can be con- nectert with switchboards on tha receiving end of telephone lines. The reports then are transcribed In the headquarters office- -^ • GEM Sal unlay county clerk: George Spaeth and Miss Nancy Nyc Hamilton, both of LJlythcvilie. Marvin N. Nunn, Jr., and Miss Nancy LillLun partlow. bolh of Uly- thcville. ing the birthday t:nke. tec cream i and iced drinks by Mrs. Joe Atkins. I Mrs. Chsirles Davis, Mrs. S. I,. Gen- '• try and Mrs. Winner Sk«Uon. ! Group pictures were made. j CHURCH of CHRIST Main at Highway 61 Daily Radio Program KLCN 12:15 lo 12:30 Weekly Sunday 8:30 to 0:00 A.M. BIBLE CLASSES FOR ALL Sunday 0:50 II F. 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