The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 19, 1950 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 19, 1950
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Jane Shelton, Society Editor Phone '4461 Garden Scene Lighted With Glow of Many Tapers Provides Setting For Marriage of Miss Nancy Partlow In a garden-like setting, lighted only by the glow of many cathedral tapers, highlighting tightly wrapped satin arches, Miss Nancy Lillian I'ai'tlow exchanged marriage vows with Marvin Nathan Nunn, Jr., Saturday afternoon. The 'double ring ceremony was read at 5 p.m. before a gathering of hundreds of relatives and well wishers of the couple. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Haywood Graham Partlow, of Blythevllle, the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Nathan Nunn, Sr., of Blytheville. The First Methodist Church was the setting for the event with the Hev. Roy I. Bagley, pastor of the church, officiating. Summer palms formed a backing for the garden scene for the nuptial exchange. Placed immediately before the palm background were candle studden chancel rails. Focal point of Interest was the center arch which was placed directly behind the prie dleu where the couple knelt for blessing. In the direct center of the graceful arch was a large satin wedding bell, fluted In white nylon maline and 'tied. In white satin rosettes. A carnation served as a clapper for (>•<• boll. Planting the arch were satin semi-circles also holding wedding bells Identical to the center «rch design. Placed diagonal from the center mrch were wrought Iron candelabra holding burning taters. Sitln Wedding Belli Large floor baskets filled with white gladioli and double columne stock were set along the three floor levels of the scene. Satin wedding bells with their rows of nylon pleats and carnation clappers were placed in the center of each basket and wrought Iron candelabra. A white wicket fence was set along the edge of the altar with fern balls being placed directly be• neath to complete the striking scene. Aisle cloth marked the bride's aisle with double cloth leading from the platform to the satin overlaid kneeling bench. Looped white cord with stream- Ing silk tassles roped the aisle. Swirb of white satin marked the family pews. The many white tapers were lighted preceding the ceremony oy Miss Emylone Cocke of Birmingham, Ala., niece of the groom. She was dressed In a gown of identical design to that of the bridesmaids. She wore a wristlet of pink carnations spaced among yellow rose-J buds, with beds of green maline holding the arrangement. As the guests gathered, a program of nuptial music was presented by Mrs. John Caudill, organist, and Miss Joann Trlesch- man vocalist. The organ music included "Delta Gamma Dream Girl," In complement to .the bride, who was a member of Delta Gamma sorority. The "Bridal chorus from Lohengrin," Wagner, was played as a processional for the party, with the enllvened strains of Mendelssohn's "Wedding March" being heard during the recessional. Muted strains of "Claire de Lune." I)e Bussy, were played during tile ceremony. "Because," DeHardelot, 'Through The Years," Youman, were sung preceding the ceremony with "The lord's Prayer," Malott, being sung as a benediction to the ceremony. Gardenias were pinned on the black organdy afternoon gown worn by Mrs. Caudiil. She wore harmonizing accessories. A white organdy ballerina length .(town, worn over yellow taffeta was selected by Miss Trieschmann. The strapless model featured a cape fashioned of crisp white organdy. Groups of yellow organdy flowers were closely set down the center back of the bouffant skirt. At the central point of the bodice was placed a cluster of pink King Asters. Wears Oltl Brooch Entering on the arm of her father, to the enlivened strains of the wedding march was the bride, gowned in her bridal dress of white net and chantilly lace poised over gleaming satin. The original model was fashioned with high snug neckline of illusion, which was appliqued In irregular design extending deeplv Into the fitted bodice of lace. The chantilly lace elongated waist ended in deep points in the bouffant net skirt. A wide sweeping cathedral train flowed away from the very full skirt. The long pointed lace sleeves ended In wristlets of nylon Ilutin". Adhering to the bridal adages of "something old," the bride wore a brooch, which had been in the Nunn family lor 50 years. Her fingertip veil of misty Illu-ion was completely banded In Identical lace to that used In her wedding gown, u WTS secured to her head with a satin headband caught with clusters of orange blossoms she —Courier New* Photo MR. AND MKS. MARVIN NATHAN NUNN, JK. and Miss Joann Campbell. Patricia Partlow, sister of the bride, served as Junior bridesmaid. A band of tnffeta Irimed the strapless bodice which was shirred to the full skirt. A large sash was tied to the side. A matching laffeta jacket, which ended in shoulder sleeves, and was gathered at the center front, was worn over the strapless bodice. Miniature clusters of starched organdy flowers encircled the head bands of fluted organdy. They carried crescent bouquets, identical to thill of the britie. The matron of honor's colonial was fashioned of yellow carnations, with pink rosebuds Intermingled the length of the half circle of [lowers. Pink satin leaves edged iu pold backed the design. The bouquets of the bridesmaids were made up of pink carnations studded with yellow rosebuds. Yellow leaves delicately etched in gold outlined the arrangement.. Puffs of sea green maline tied each design. Best man was Garrard Caxidill. Dr. J. J. Webb. Graham Partlow, brother of the bride, James Rogers, Fred Rutherford. Jr.. and Bill Robbins, of Stcele, served as ushers. A starched marquisette .afternoon cown in navy blue, worn over taffeta was chosen by Mrs. Partlow, mother of the bride. She wore navy shantung accessories and a white hat with a horsehair pleated trim along the edge and touches of navy trim to complete her costume. A grey afternoon frock made with a grey lace top bodice, topped with a jacket of grey lace was selected by Mrs. Nunn for her son's marriage She wore a feather hat In shades of rose beige and completed her ensemble with natural accessories. Both mothers pinned purple orchids nt their shoulders. A reception at trie Countrv Club was given by Mr. and Mrs. Partlow immediately following the nuptial exchange. The wedding theme of wedding bells was nKflin repeater! In the decorations of the reception and entertaining rooms of the club. The bride's table was overlaid with a cutwork cloth and was centered with a tiered wedding cake. Placed directly in front of fastened pearls, a gift of the groom, at her throat. He bridal bouquet was an exaggerated colonial design made of white rosebuds and valley lily with the center point set around a single pure white orchid. The dainty white rosebuds cascaded from extreme Up to tip of the crescent shape design. The entire arrangement was set among satin leaves completed with a single row of glistening sliver trim. Loops of velvet cording In graduated lengths flowed away from the orchid, which centered Ihe detachable corsage. Crisp, sea green organdy gowns, embossed In while, wero worn the feminine attendants as they preceded the bride to the altar. Mrs. W. M. Jonlz attended matron of honor. Bridesmaids were MiW, Mary Frances Nunn, sister ol the eroom, Mrs. J. Whitney Morton. Jr., Miss Virginia Swearcngcn ciuet of white gladioli, with similar arrangements being placed around the room. Attendants for the reception were Miss Virginia Nnnn. of Washington. D.C., sister of the groom. Mrs. J. W. Cocke. Jr.. of Birmingham, Ala., sister of the groom, Mrs. W. M. Williams and Mrs. E. B. Stout. Bach placed a gardenia In her hair. -Miss Rosemary Johnston presided ~ -. the bride's book. "**' Wedding Trip Later in the evening Mr. Nunn and his bride left on a northern wedding trip before returning to Blytheville to make their home at their newly completed home in the Adams Addition. A beige frock made of Salvna cloth was worn by the bride. The sleeveless dress featured side buttons covered In cherry red taffeta and was completed with a large side bow made of matching taffeta A bolero was worn with the' dress with accented fullness along the back shoulder lines and extreme inverted sleeves completing the ensemble. Her Mr. John original hat was made Irom natural beige milan straw and was finished In an extreme side cluster of shaded natural and red flowers. Red velvet banding encircled the dropped crown. She wore natural shantung accessories nnd pinned her brida! orchid at her shoulder. Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. It. R. Partlow. grandparents of the bride, nnd Mr. and Mrs. Tames K. Partlow. uncle and mini of the bride, nil of Paragould: Mr nnd Mrs. Howard Maycs of Para- ;ould; Mr. and Mrs. Tra Partlow Lebanon, Tenn.: Mr. and Mrs R B. Stout nnd daughter. Mary Ann! of Little Rock: Mr. and Mrs. John Walton Cocke. Jr. and children. Miss Emylone nnd Freddie Cock of Birmingham. Ala.: Mr. and Mrs. John Walton Cocke. Sr.. o( Mem- nhis; Mr. and Mrs. Kirhy sabin of Memphis: Miss Manic Nunn and Mrs. Ora Wynn ol Newbcrn. Tenn • and Miss Eiiga Wynn of Little Rock Nancy Hamilton, George E. Spaeth Wed In Home Rites Amidst a selling of pink and white summer blossoms, arranged in the home of the bride's parents, Miss Nancy Nye Hamilton became the bride of George E. Spaeth Saturday afternoon at '<t p.m. The Rev. Roy r. Dagley of the First Methodis^ Church officiated at the 4 p.m. double ring ceremony The bride Is the daughter of Mr! and Mrs. George A. Hamilton of Illythevllle, the groom Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Spaeth also of Blylhcvllle. White gladioli In which were Interspersed pink snapdragons marked where the wedding party stood. Arrangements of white stock set among pale pink gladioli completed the floral decorations of the room in which the nuptial vows were exchanged. Pastel shaded bouquets of summer blossoms were arranged throughout the home. Miss Kay Colston attended the bride as maid of honor nnd only feminine attendant. A Jonathan Logan summer model fashioned of crisp pink organdy and completed In white embroidery trim was worn by Miss Colston. She wore gleaming white accessories and pinned gardenias at her shoulder. A Carlye original nJtcrnoon gown of white embroidered organdy was worn by the bride as she was given In marriage by her father. The snug bodice was closed to the waistline with pearl buttons, with the high snug neck being completed with a Peter Pan collar. A large white picture hat by Austelle and white nylon gloves were worn by the bride. Suede accessories completed her wedding costume. A single white orchid atop a white Bible was carried by the bride. A. porfuslon of streamers flowed away from the center of the bridal study. Best man to Mr. Spaeth was Jere Reid. A Sofie Wagner voile afternoon dress with white accessories was worn by Mrs. Hamilton for her daughter's marriage. Mrs. Spaeth chose a Franklin original in grey mist, with which she wore white accessories. Immediately following the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton entertained with a reception for members of the wedding party and wedding guests. Continuing the pink and white theme was the tiered wedding cake which Mr. and Mrs. Spaeth cut and which was served the guests with punch and party foods. The bride's table was overlaid with an Irish lace cloth and was topped with the cake which was flanked with white tapers placed in silver candlesticks. Reception attendants were Misses Mary Sue Crafton, Frances Dowdy. Diana Zeller. Bcttye Arney and Patsy Sowle, of Jonesboro, cousin of the bride. Mr. and Mrs. Spaetli left immediately following the reception on a southern wedding trip after which they will be at home In Blytheville on Kentucky street. A Ruth Ailler original fashioned of aqua pique was worn by the bride for traveling. Her dress, which featured a white lace trim, was worn with white accessories. At her shoul- was pinned her bridal orchid. Out of town guests attending were Miss Pat Sowle, David Sowle. John Knight Sowle and Gordon Sowle, cousins of the bride from Jonesboro. Mrs. Huey Hostess To Lucky Rook Club Mrs. J. O. Huey won high score. Mrs. W. P. McCann second high and Mrs. Cecil Priest, rooko, at the weekly meeting of the Lucky Rook Club Friday afternoon. Mrs. Freeman Huey was hostess to the group at her home. Vases filled with sweetpeas were ilaced around the room in which ;he afternoon was spent In rook. Following the game Mrs. Huey served a sandwich plate with iced drinks. the c.ake was a cluster of silver wedding bells tied In a profusion of mnline and satin, with a single gardenia centering each satin puff Miniature chrysanthemums formed the clapper for each bell. The large decorated cake, which Mr. and Mrs. Nnnn cut with a satin bedecked silver knife, was completely encircled In bedded greenery studded ith rrnrHonlas. The entire brida' scene rested on a mirror placquc. Immediately adjacent to the central table was the punch table overlaid with a handmade linen embroidered cloth with deep crochr*! trim. An oval designed silver basket, filled with white king asters was placed on the table. Tied In the silver wrapped handle was a group of sparkling wedding bells, each outlined In white nyloi maline and satin bows. Pleated nylon mnlinc extended from the center pointed of each glistening frosted bell. Triple branched sterling candelabra holding white tapers flanked the centerpiece. The greenery backed mantel was highlighted with a fan shaped bou- Mrs. Poff Enlerlained At Miscellaneous Shower Mrs. Kenneth Poft, who ww b- fore her recent marriage Miss Margie Roberlson, was guest of honor Friday night when Mrs. Ray Swiney —Courier News .Photo AND MRS. GEORGE E. SPAETH Open House Honors Ferguson Houseguest Miss Peggy Klingler of Atlanta Ga., houscguest of Mr. and Mrs Jce Ferguson and family, was entertained Saturday night, when Miss Arden Ferguson and Joe Ferguson held open house at their house to 60 members of the college set. The guests called from 8 to 10. Party foods were served throughout the evening from the refresh rncnt table which was overlaid with a Portuguese hand embroidered lin en cloth and centered with a crystal bowl from which arose blui hydrangea. Miss Vivian Taylor pre sided over the table during the even ing. Vases of summer blossoms am feathery fern were set around thi spacious entertaining and reception rooms In which the evening 'wa spent informally. • * * Layelte Shower Given At Freeman Home Mrs. Larry Byrum was guest o _ , _ _., , honor Thursday afternoon at th and Mrs. Russell Blaekwcll enter-1 D. C. Freeman home when Mrs tallied at the Blaekwcll home will- a miscellaneous shower. Twelve guests attended. Bows fashioned of puffs of white satin marked the chair in which Mrs. Poff was seated for the evening's entertainment. The room was decorated with bowls oi summer blossoms. I Miss Lavonne Portlock. Miss Bo lonne Jaggers and Ml«s Alma Cain 1 were presented prizes during the' bridal games and contests conduct- ! ed. j Gifts were opened by the guest I of honor after which the hastesses jcrvcd a dessert course and iced drinks. Mrs. Poff. who was dressed in a white dotted swiss lro:k, was presented silver in her selected pal- tern from lhe hostesses. Freeman and Mrs. George Stilwe were hostesses to 18 guests wh gathered to present layette gifts t the honoree. The afternoon was spent In games j with prizes being won by the various Bits of News MLss Peggy Kllngler of Atlanta, Ga., Is visiting here as guest of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ferguson and family. Miss Klingler will return to her nome Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. M. L.. Hawkins and laughters. Misses Maurene and 'eggy Hawkins, spent Sunday in Dyersburg as guests of relatives Condition of Marvin Lee Smith, 011 of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Smith, vho ha.5 been iU in Memphis Tso- ation Hospital Ls reported as much mproved. He is now a patient at Memphis Methodist Hospital. Mrs. Smith is in Memphis with her son. C. G. Scherer was motored to Memphis Friday by Mrs. Scherer vhere he entered Memphis Baptist lospital to undergo surgery ta- uorrow. MLss Jeanine McGee will ie motored to Memphis today by •hOlip Reed Graves to be with her larenis. Mr. and Mrs. Mickey Armstrong eft Sunday for a two-weeks vaca- ion as guests of Mr. Armstrong's >aren(s, Mr, ant! Mrs. Boyd Armtrong, in New York City. While here they will aUo visit relatives n Scranton, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mahon re- uests who later presented them to he honoree. Bouquets of mixed summer flows were placed in the room in which the afternoon was spent. Assorted layette gifts were showered upon Mrs. Byrum after which he hostesses served assorted party oods. Favors of tiny plastic umbrel- as, In keeping with the shower heme, filled with nuts, were presented the guests. Coming Events Social Calendar' 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 ajn. Thursday Octette Club meets with Mrs. Cleo Langston. Thursday Rook entertained by Mrs. Leon Scherer. Mrs. Harry A. Halnes hostess to Kibitzer Club. At The Hospitals ' BlylhevlUa Hospital Dismissed: Sue Brown, Leaehville Dezee Henderson, Armorel James Edrington, Caruthersville Walls HospiUI Dismissed Mrs. V. J. Ashley and baby, Osceola Mrs. Frank Perkins and baby. Air Base. The U.S. Agriculture Department says frozen orange Juice marketed in the 1948-'49 season would make a block 60 feet, wide,-five feet deep and a mile long. Model Airplane show In which Edwin won first prize and Don, second. Mr. and Mrrs. Roy Pruitt and daughter, Barbara, and Mr. and Mrs. Otis Cole and daughter, Kay, are spending several days at Augusta, Ark. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Cure and children are spending two weeks in Pine Bluff. MONDAY, JUNE 19, 1950 100 Attend Tea Honoring Texas Guests The summer social season In Blytheville continues »t Increased tempo as events honoring out of town guests are given by Blythevllle society. Saturday afternoon Mr. and Mrt J. A. Leech invited 100 guests ^' call at their home in compliment to their houseguests, Mr. Leech'i sister, Mrs. Horton B. Porter of Hillsboro, Texas, Mr. Leech'« nephew's wife, Mrs. Weldon L. Porter of Whorton, Tex., his couiln, MLss Ruth Edwards of Loredo, Tex., and his niece, Mrs. Ralph Lier of San Antonio. Nfrs. Leech was assisted In receiving and entertaining by Mrs. W. R. Lawshe, Mrs. A. G. Little, Mrs. J. Louis Cherry and Mrs. W. L. Homer. The guests were received In the living room of the home which was bedecked with bouquets of magnolia leaves and blossoms, delicate lilies and fragrant gardenias. Refreshments were served on the terrace of the home from the tei table, which was overlaid In a festive printed cloth. Crystal table appointments were used exclusively I during the affair. Several events are being planned In honor of the Texas visitors during their visit in Blytheville. Eggs are becoming so much larger that they are beginning to crowd standard crates years ago. designed some 30 Safflower, an oil plant, wats 1m- 1 ported from India and Russia. turned Friday night from Memphis, Jonesboro, and Big Springs State Park, where they had vacationed for two weeks. Miss Mary Nunn left yesterday for Chapel Hill, N. C., to begin studies toward a PhD. degree. Miss Nunn, who has been visiting here as guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Nunn, came especially for the wedding of her brother. Marvin Nunn, and MLss Nancy Partlow, Saturday in which she served as a bridesmaid. Mr. and Mrs. Otho Gilmar of Memphis were the Snnrlny guest.5 of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mahon. Mr. and Mrs. Gilmar were en route to their home aftre visiting in Steele as guests of Mr. Gilmar's sister, Mrs. Clarence Gean and family. ! Mrs. Erwin Mitchell and children. ' Jeannetta Jean McFsrland, and Ronnie and Carroll Mitchell, all of Soulhington, Conn., have arrived for an extended visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs, Leonard Smith and family. They were met in St. Louis by Mr. and Mrs. Auldron Smith and Mrs. Prudence Joyner p( nosemark, Tenn., who was the weekend guest of the Smith family. Elmer Ross Smith is in Memphis today to be with his mother, Mrs, H. E. Smith, who underwent an operation this morning at Baptist Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Fredrickson left Saturday for Grand Island, Nebr., where they will spend a vacation as guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Fredrickson. Mrs. C. II. Wallace and son. Dan, Mrs. W. F.. Wallace, Miss Shirley King, MLss Betty Harber and Joe Benomini were In Memphis Satur- da from where Dan left for Cocoa, Fla., to spend a two-weeks vacation with friends. Mr. Benomini remained in Memphis where he will be employed this Summer. W. E. Wallace and sons, Edwin, Don and Gean, were In Memphis yesterday where they attended the Last Times Today "THE DAMNED DON'T CRY" Joan Cr;uvfnrd and D.ivid Ilrian I'aramount News Cartoon — Selected Short Tuesday & Wednesday GEM Last Time Today —DOUBLE FEATURED- JAMES CAGNEY WHITE HE AT VIRGINIA MAYO 'mm OMN LOANS CARS, TRUCKS R«al Ertat* * FIIA United Insurance Agency A. f. (Dee) Dietrich, Met. 1st * Main— R«r Cilj Dm{ BI.Tthr.Ttlte, Ark. THC ASPHALT JUNGLE 7h« City UnAtr Th* City STARRING SIERL1NGHTO- LOUIS CIUHEHN >i<h \m HARM • IMK Wim • <M m \m McMlIRE • AIOHN HUS10K PWCIIOH Sctttn Fit) I] BEX WAODOW III JOHN KU3IOK FrimlKwiUf W. B. BTOEH DirKlcdbr Pranced by \m mm • mm nmm.n. 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