The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 20, 1950 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 20, 1950
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER WEWS- TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 1950 Jane Slielton, Society Kdilor Phone 4461 Miss McGregor, William E. Avis Exchange Vows The Church of the Immaculate Conception was the set- ling this morning for the marriage of Miss Betty Joyce McGregor of Blytheville to William Everett Avis of Holland, Mo. Father Amos Enderlin officiated at the 10:30 nuptial mass. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alvie McGregor of Blytheville. Mr. Avis is the son of Mr. ajid Mrs. James Avis of Holland. White gladioli served for decorations of the platform where the wedding party stood. Large wrought iron candelabra in which burned stately white tapers intermingled with early rnornmg suurays, provided the lighting for the party. Wicker floor baskets of the wedding flower flanked the candelabra placed on either side of the altar, with vases of white stock being set on the nllar. White satin puffs were placed on the family pews to complete the early morning bridal scene. L. T. Moore, Jr., organist, and Bob Ashley of Holland, vocalist, presented the musical program. Mr. Moore's selections were "Ave Mnria,"^. Bacii-Guonod, "Dona Nobls Fugue," Mozart, "Andante Cantiline." Tschaikowsky, Bridal Chorus from ."Lohengrin," Wagner, and Mendelssohn's "Wedding March." "Claire —Courier News Photo Mil. AND MRS. WII.I.IAM KVERKTT AVIS de Lune." De Bussy, was played during the ceremony. softly ge. The bride wore for her costume a street length "Because," E3e Hardelot, and "The Lord's Prayer," Malott, were presented by Mr. Ashley. Sislcr Is Attendant The bride was attended by her lister, Miss Patricia McGregor, as •maid of honor. A blue pique street length frock topped with a misty blue organdy redingote was worn by the maid with linrmonizifng accessories. She carried an arm bouquet of Better Times roses, with harmonizing satin ribbons matching the vivid hues of the roses. Mr. McGregor gave his daughter lit marri —• • • wedding crisp white organdy frock poised over white taffeta. She wore matching accessories with swirls of snow white tulle trimming her white fitted hat. A purple throated white orchid resting on a satin covered prayer book was carried by the bride. While streamers in profusion fell away from the center of the design , Carl Avis, brother of .the groom •ttended as best man. Charles Bulord Young and Aubert Earl Dolier served as ushers. A nylon shecif frock In a brown and white printed design was worn by Mrs. McGregor for the occasion. She wore brown and beige acccsso- . ries and pinned a purple orchid at her shoulder. Mrs. Avis, mother of the groom was dressed in a two piece white linen suit with touches of black -linen trim. She wore white nccesso- ries. Pinned at the shoulder line of her. tailored suit was a single purple orchid. Reception Ts Given Immediately following the nuptial exchange, Mr. and Mrs. McGregor entertained at their home, 705 Parkway Drive, wilh a reception for the wedding party and guests. .Focal point of Interest in the entertaining room was the bride's table, which was overlaid with a drawn lace cloth and topped with a four tiered wedding cake. A miniature bride and groom were placed on the center top of the decorated cake. Twin crystal punch bowls were set at either end of the table. Alter Mr. and Mrs. Avis had cut the. traditional first piece. Misses Genavcvc Avis, Rcna Bailcv. Mary Ruth Porter, Tommie Robertson and Ann Boswell presided over the table. Mr. and Mrs. Avis left on a southern wedding trip to points of intcr- vy blue linen tailored suit worn with white accessories was selected by tile bride for traveling. Tile orchid corsage from her bridal bouquet was worn by the bride. Last night Mr. anil Mrs. McGregor entertained members of the wedding party with a candlelight buffet supper at their home at 6:30 p.m. The table from which tiie supper was served was draped in white linen, with single white tapers burn- "ng In crystal candelabra providing the lighting. For the occasion, the bride was dressed in a sunback frock of green nd while, with which she wore brown and white accessories. Kcntuckian Honored With Informed Party Sue Sanfield wa.s hostp^s Friday afternoon -at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Stanfield. when she cnlcrtained with an informal afternoon party in complement to Miss Margaret Pickets of Mayfield. Ky.. housesucsl of Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Hodges. Receiving the guests as they call- ud were Hie honorce, the hostess and her mother and Sun Orsburn. Party foods were served throughout the afternoon to the 51 guests who called. Summer blossoms set in crystal vases decorated the reception and entertaining rooms. Jane Norton, of Little Rock, honsegnest of Winnibeth Buckcly, was ail out of town guest who called. Bill)' Boyd Honored On Sixth Birthday Twenty three guests spent the afternoon at Ihe home of Mrs. Ophelia Boyd in Dell Sunday afternoon when she entertained wilh party in celebration for the sixth birthday of her son, Billy Boyd. The group spent the afternoon in ] party games after which gifts were presented the guest of honor. Birthday cake, ice cream and lemonade were served by the host's mother, who was assisted by Mrs W. R. King. Mrs. Charles Lipford. Mrs. B. Branscum and Mrs. Clara Hardin, grandmother of the honorce. } Favors were presented the guests during Hie nflcrnoon. | Out of town guests were Sandrp Lipford. Diana Bransaim," Marv . Margaret and Martha Rose Sncad all of BIythrville, and Eddie Walee Tannada Langston Is Honored at Parly Tannda Langston, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Langston. was honored on her third birthday .Friday when 15 guest- were invited to the Country Club for an afler- noon of party games and informal entertainment As Ihe children arrived, they were greeted by the hostess and ht-r mr.tli- er and were presented favors. The nfterroon wa.; spent in parti games with pictures of the group being made Pa^tj foods were served from a single long table with Individual cakes topped with each guest'.-: name and a single burning candla Lein<' served with iced drinks. Mrs. Langston was assisted during tlie afternoon by Marv Alice Wroten and Chuck Lnngstor. Coming Events Social Calendar Tuesday First Methodist Church Circle Seven meets at 8 p.m. with Mrs Gilbert Meredith. Thursday Octette club meets with Mrs. Cleo Langston. Thursday Rook entertained by Mrs. Leon Scherer. Mrs. Harry A. Haines hostess to Kibitzer club Thursday Century Club meets at the Hut. Hosts and Hostesses are Mr. arid Mrs. Elwood Deen. Mr. und Mrs. Rnbe Carson, Mr. and Mrs. Billy Boonc, Mr. and Mrs. James C. Guard and Mr. and Mrs. Jimmle Edwards. Friday Mrs. Cecil entertains Lucky Rouk Club. i;— Aluminum Is believed to be the most abundant metal in the earth's crust, with iron second. Bits of News J. W. Shouse is in a New Orleans clinic where he Is undergoing n general physical examination. His family is with him. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Burnett left Saturday for their home In Kansas City, Mo,, afler visiting here as guests of Mr. Burnett's mother, Mrs. L. M. Burnett, for several days. Mr! Burnett, was recently appointed commercial agent for the Cotton Belt Railroad. Mr. and Mrs. John LeCompte and daughters, Alma Jane and Johnnie An.i. of Alexandria, Va., Miss Ann Bsrthalomew and Mrs. Alma Smith of Memphis are visiting here with W. s. I.angdron and Mr. and Mrs Welch Foster. Buddy Brantley. who Is a student a: Union University. Jackson. Tenn was the weekend guest of Mr. and Mrs. VV. C. Swink and daughter Miss Julia Swink. C. G. Redman, Jr.. returned from irginia Military Institute at Lexington yesterday to spend the summer months with his parents. Mr and Mrs. C. G. Redman. Mr. Rodman, who was Joined in Memphis for the trio to Blytheville by hi? parents, will serve as cadet supply scrtreant at, school next year. Mr. and Mrs. Welch Foster had as their weekend guests Mr. and Mrs Walter Reynolds and daughter' Shelby, of Little Rock. Mrs. Joseph H. Mnnles of Athen-i Ala.. Is visiting with her sislcr Mr> L. M. Burnett. Miss Margaret Pickens of Mnv- fleld, Ky., is the houseguest nf Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Hodges. Several events are being given in honor of Miss Pickens. •Jane Norton of Little Hock Is the of Winnibeth Buckley and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Buckley. Mrs, Jimmy Lunsford has re- urned from St. Louis where she went to oe with her sister, Mrs D J. Hodge, Jr. Condition of Mrs! Hodge, who is a former Blytheville resident. Is reported as satlsfactorv. Mrs. Birdie Burns has returned from Beaumont. Tex., wn"ere Fhe spent two weeks with her •>;•>:-. John P. Burns, Mrs. Burns and -an. Mr. and Mrs. Sydney Platt and family have as their hoiiseguesl daughter, Ann Llpnlt, of Memphis. Mr.' and Mrs, Edgar L. Crouch, -f:, left last night tor their home In Washington, D.C,, after a ten day visit here as guests of Mr. Crouch's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar li. Crouch, and brother, Wayne. Out of town people here Jor the funeral of C. A. Richards Sunday were Mr, and Mrs. Wllks Davis, Jr., of Memphis: Pat Davis, Tanner Davis. Mrs. M. A. Portls, Mrs. Marshal Sink, Mrs. Clyde West, Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Long, J. V. Crook Q E. Welch, nl) of Memphis; E. E. Richards, of Earle: Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Turrendne of Osceola; Jim Wilson, Jakie Rngsdxlc, George Doan and Virgil Phillips of Cen- iralla, III.; and James C. Hale of Marion. Miss Sully Scott of Birmingham, Mich., \t the housegiicst of Ben Lancashire and his parents, Mr. and Mrs E: R. Lancashire, Mr. nnd Mrs. SV. J. Pollard and Mrs. George W. Pyles will leave Thursday for Davtonna Beach. Fla., where they month. Mr. and Mrs. E. and family . vacation for R. Lancashire their houseguest. Miss Sally Wilson, of Wcl- li'iglon, Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Hall have returned Horn a three weeks visit In Hampton, Va., with their daughter, Miss Mary Jo Hall. During their s'.ay. Miss Hall receiver! an arm Injury in a fall, she will arrive home in a week to visit with her parents. Miss Hall's condition is reported as improved. Jim Lancashire, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Lancashire, will leave Thursday for Mn.dison, Wis.. where he will attend the summer session of the University of Wisconsin, fie recently returned home from Ober- lln College, where he completed his freshman year. Mrs. E. J. Brown and son. Dent, are spending a week in Houston, Tex. Larry Gene Ellis and his "rand- mother. Mrs. Joe Tanner, left Sunday for Flint, Mich., where they will spend two weeks as guests of Mrs. Tanners' daughters, Mrs. I'.ar- ry Sanders and Mrs. Helen Hauer. Mrs. J. Farris McCnlln and daughter. Jenny Wren. Mrs. G. W. Dillahunty and Miss Vivian Taylor left this morning for Los Angeles, Calif., where they will spend six weeks. John Stickmon, Ann Robinson ami Charles Whitley are in Memphis today where they are attending the fifth birthday party of Terry Wetenkamp, daughter of Mr. AFTERNOON FROCK - "~ *>«>-.> .iullal:j.,u^>l. loilv 1Y VLt:ll.*ulJlL]j, ullllglllLT Ul All. Mrs. W Arlan of Reellands. Calif, and Mrs. A. R. Wetenkamp. Mr. and Mrs. Arian is a former'Blytheville | Mrs Wetenfcamp and daughter are resident. • j former Blytheville residents. The Mr. and Mrs. p. D. Foster and I children's mothers. Mrs. Lloyd Mrs Frances Gammill spent the suckmoii, Mrs. Freeman Robinson weekend in Memphis. j nncl Mrs Eric whme are in M£m _ Miss Laura Swam, daughter of j Dn !, with them. "vu^l, M "- .V' °f fldily ' "' "« ^^«k, was admitted x,i i Vi = ?-,"? Glrar ' terul - Saturday to Memphis Baptist Hos- Mo., left Saturday for Madison, i „„„ ,„> „ chKk -. up . M^. Burks summer session of the University of Wisconsin. Miss Swain, who rt- cently completed her junior at Washington University. St. Louis. will visit as guests of classmates tu St. Louis and Chicago, en route to school She will be.joined June 22 by a group of sorority sisters, who will accompany her to school. Mr. and Mrs. Muncie Lambert and son. Tommy, of Nashvine arc the housegucsts of Mrs. Lambert's brother. Bill Taylor, Mrs. "Inylor and family. P. D. Foster, Jr.. has gone to Foil Bennlng, Ga., for a two-month course Mr. and Mrs. Olan Allison and daughter. Peggy, of Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs. James O'Bannon and son. Donaie, J. D. Via, and Mr. and Mrs. Oranzon Young and son. Dennis, of St. Louis, were the weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fay Thor- tnn nnd family of Portageville. Miss Josephine Shibley is spending several days at Hot Springs. Mr and Mrs. A. E. Htmtlcy have as their houseguest their grand- has been ill at her home on Hearn for two weeks. Mrs. Everett Harber and daughter. Miss Betty Ann Harher, are spending several days in Cardwcll, Mo., as guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. li. Barnett. . Mrs. Wyatt Henley is ill at her home on Main Street. Condition of Mrs. James Hill. Jr.. who is confined to her home on North Ninth, is reported as satisfactory. Mrs. Max Usrey and Mrs. W. p. McDaniel and son. Billy, have returned from Fort Walton, - Fla., where they vacationed for two weeks. At The Hosoitals Blylhcrllle Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. E. J. Edings, City. 'Loy Welch, City I. P. McCaslin. Luxora. Mrs. Earl HRmm. Stcelc Wayne Lewis. Dell. Walls Hospital Dismissed: B J. Allen City. By Sue Burnett Here's a. lovely afternoon style for the matron that's so slimming and cool. The shaped yoke is in soft contrasting fabric, with narrow ruffling to trim. The panelled skirt is a Joy to sew. Pattern No. 8579 is a sew-rite perforated pattern in sizes 36, 38 40, 42, 44, 46, 48. 50 and 52. Size 38. 3K yards of 39-inch; % yard contrast. For tins pattern, send 25 cents, in COINS, your name, address size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Courier News, 530 South Wells Street, Chicago 7 III. Tlie Spring and Summer FA SEIION offers many ideas for b smart new wardrobe. Special fabric edition—more American Designer Originals- easy to sew styles-gift pattern printed inside. 25 cents. Armorel WMU Is Guest of Group The Arinorcl WMU was guest yesterday of the Calvary Baptist WMU when the groups met at the Calvary Baptist Church for an all aay meeting. The morning program. "Wha 1 The WMU Means To Me." was pre sented by the Calvary WMU with Mrs. Henry McCain in charge. The morning session was openec with group singing and a prayer lei by Mrs. Henry Berry. Mrs. P. H Jernlgan presented the devotional after which the first portion of the program was closed with prayer lee by Mrs. a. C. Burr. During the noon hour, a buffc luncheon was served in the church dining room. The Armorel WMU directed the ailernoon program, "On The Rock or On Tlie Rocks." Mrs. Henry Berry was leader. The second portion of the program was also opened with singing by the group and prayer led by Mrs Carey Pruitt. Mrs. W. L. Smith gave the devotional. Soloists, who presented musical numbers throughout the day, were Mis. Bob Coleman and Miss Joyce White. The meeting was adjourned with prayer by Mrs. Luclan Gaines. Circles Begin Church Year The initial circle meetings of the First Methodist Church lor the ne»- •hurch year were held yesterday nfetrnoon in homes of the circle nembers. Mrs. J. E. Stcvnson was hostess o 11 membes of Circle One. Mrs. Roy Price persented the devotional with Mrs. P. D. Foster teaching he study lesson. Thirteen members of Circle Two met with Mrs. W. A. Afflick. The devotional was given by Mrs. O, N. iiawklns with Mrs. George W. Pylcs directing the study lesson. Circle Three met at the home of Mrs. Joe Ferguson with 12 members present. A devotional was presented by Mrs. Gus Eberdt after which Mrs. Jack Robinson led the lesson study. Mrs. Ernest Roe was guest with 15 members of Circle Four v:ho met at the home of Mrs. E. F. Still. Mrs. II. N. Whltls gave the devotional followed by the study,, which was tausht by Mrs. H. C. Bush. Mrs, Byron Moore was hostess to 16 members of Circle Five, two new members. Mrs. c. A. Nelson and Mrs, W. J. Cupples, and one guest, Mrs. D. H. Arney. Mrs. J. W. Adams, Jr., presented the devotional followed by the lesson study presented by Mrs. W. H. Holllngsworth. Circle Six'met at the home of Mrs. F. L. Husbands, with H members, one new member and two guests present. Mrs. W. A. Stickmon ave the devotional. The lesson was presented by Mrs. James C. Guard. est in Florida and Mississippi. A m- I Walker of Memphis. Tues&iy' & Wednesday Tuesday S: Wednesday —OOUUI.I-: KKATURE— The Cily Under Ihe City STARRING WRUNG vik m m • IMS mm • sw m m mm • * IOUK mm nmtm ttm* Plly bf BIN IMDDOtf ind JOHN WS10N fM I Noul t| W. «. BURNEU DHrNllSIOH • ISlRUHoTnVuilK II * MttSO-COlt>WIN.M»YlR PICTURE Srkv'tivl Short Subjects . f 'IRHNICOIOR Gene Kelly i (rank Sinatra ron Jones jfradi PETER GODFREY i-.T^^ WEDNESDAY SPECIALS SHOP ALL DAY WEDNESDAY During Ihe summer morUlis Ihrough Augusl Klylheville's (wo leading shoe stores will offer special values every Wednesday aflcrnoon. Walch this paper every Tnes- dav. WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON SPECIALS CHILDREN'S WASHABLE KEDS $195 All Colors Sizes (i-12 & 12[/i-3 2.45-2,95-3,45 Values Ballerinas for Women Kcd, (Jrcen, lilack or While $100 Sixes '1-D FAMILY SHOE STORE 312 West Main Phone 2342 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON SPECIALS SUMMER CLEARANCE Broken Lots of Style Patterns ALL NEW SHOES VITALITY & TWEEDIES $ ODDS & ENDS Sandals—Washable* Displayed on Table $2.95 DRESS SLIPPERS 10.95 to 12.85 Values Displayed on Hacks $4.95 - _ I S H O E S I Executive Boards Hold Meeting Twelve members of the retiring Executive Board and the Incoming Executive Board of the Women's Council of the First Christian Church held an all day meeting yesterday at the church. The meeting v, r as opened at 91*30 a.m. with discussions and work being Jone on tlie yearbook for the 1950-51 session. A luncheon was served in the church dining room at 1:30 p.m. ifter which Mrs. R. L. Dedman ooened the business session with a devotional. Mrs. C. A. Tant, retiring president, conducted the business during which reports on the board's activities for the past year were presented. Mrs. Rupert Crafton. 1950-51 president, presented an outline for the group's work and activities for the incoming church year. The meeting was closed with benediction. The pepper vine may reach 20 feet In the wild state, but Is generally cut to half that height under cultivation. Mayflower Garden Plan LONDON —</!'>- A "Mayflower Garden" Is being built on the bomb- blasted site of the old Pilgrim Fa- tilers' church In Southward, on t\)i south bank of the Thnmes. Tire 'ilertin Fathers embarked from there In the Mayflower for Plymouth before sailing to America. Sponsors hope the garden will become a mccca for American visfa i ors In Britain when It Is ready'W' 1951. 20% REDUCTION ' on all • Organdy • Cottons • Chintz and Rayon Curtain Throughout This Week Lovely Assortment Of Kitchen Curtains GREATLY , REDUCED LINEN & CURTAIN SHQP Phone 6815 108 First Street, South Mrs. CfA. Hovey Blytheville JJ- AND SMART TO BUY ON EASY TERMS... I A WEEK! THE FINEST SILVEHPLATE a Choose From 5 Gorgeous Pafferns Made to Look Lovelier... Longer Deep-carved beauty designed to be correct "for keeps"- ExU* overlay of solid silver at table- touch point. 52-PIECE Service for 8 w the VOGUE Anti-Tarnish Chest AT NO UTU COST 69 Mo Fed. lot 75 Now Community brings you 5 exquisitely wrought patterns to set your table with everlasting loveliness Set includes: 16 Teaspoons, 8 Oval Soup Spoons, 8 Knives, 8 Forks,'8 Salad Forlcs, 1 Serving Spoons, 1 Butter Knife, 1 Sugar 'TRADE MARKS OF ONEIDA UD. DREIFIS MRR! 11 rr if in . . . 316 \\FSI \l\l\ VI.

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