The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 5, 1950 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 5, 1950
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: . PAGE FOUR PJ/YTHEVILLg (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JULY I, 1W» Jajie Shellon Plion* 4461 Missoun'ans Plan •#..<>_ Early August Nuptials Announcement of the engagement of Miss Doris Burnett ot Steele, to James Crawford Price, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Price, of Prentlss, Miss., was announced today by the bride elect's mother, Mrs. Colcmnn Bnrnett of Slccle, formerly of Cooler. The wedding will be solemnized August 6, at the Slcele Methodist Church. The Rev. Marvin Niblack will officiate at the 4 p.m. ceremony. Miss Barrett wns graduated from Arkansas State College, .Jonesboro, where she wns a member of Alplm Tau Zetn social sorority. She has served as girls' director of physical education nt the Poplar Bluff High school for the pnsl six years, Mr Price is a graduate of Mississippi State College. Slarkville, and is a veteran of three years service with the Army In the Pacific area. He is now farm bureau Agent ol Riplcy County, Doniphan, Mo. Tennesseaus Felccl During Visil Here Tennessee houscguests. Joy Jackson, guest of Mrs. E. M. Terry. Sil- Tette Mann and Sara Hunter, all of Brownsville, are being complimented with several affairs during their Blytheville visit. Monday morning Mrs. Terry was hostess to 18 members of the teen Bge set for a swimming party nnd luncheon at her home on Walnut. The morning was spent In swimming al the nirbase pool after which the guests returned to the Terry home for a two course luncheon. Small tables were placed In tlie living room and dining rooms of the home. Gladioli and other summer blossoms made up the floral decorations for the Informal event, t Following the luncheon, the fif- terrmon was spent informally. Mrs. Terry was assisted In serving by Mrf .". M. Terry, Jr., and Mrs. James Terry. Out of town guests were Mnrtna Wood and Carrole Ward of Jonesboro, housegucsls of Ann and Kay Hlndmnn, and Ann Llp]>itl ot Memphis, guest of her grandparents. Mr. »nd Mrs. A. E. Huntley. An al fresco supper was held Monday night at the Wagner Adnins home for 30 members of the teen Rge set: The back lawn of the home was the setting for the event with streamers ot red, white and blue complimenting the Fourth of July. Sparklers'and other fireworks were further suggestive of the theme. Following slipper, the remainder o* the evening wns spent In folk games nnd Informal .entertainment. Fred Wahls' Entertain At Pocahontas Farm Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wahl entertained at their farm near Pocahontas yesterday with a picnic In celebration of the Fourth of July. Parties from Arkansas State College, Joneshoro, Pocahontns. Jonesboro and Blythcville Joined Mr. and Mrs. Wahl for the celebration. Those attending from Blytheville were Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kirkscy and daughter, and Mr. and Mrs. 'Gene Burnett and daughters. • * * Fish Fry Is Given At Eric Ray Home Mr, and Mrs. Eric Ray and sons, Lloyd" and Eugene, entertained a fTT-, im of T»TvMievilIe guests with a fish fry yesterday at their home in ins Number Nine community. Guests attending the al fresco party were Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Gray. Mr. and Mrs, Joe Forhand, Mr, and Mrs. Bill McClurc and infant, anil Miss Dorothy Whittle. The afternoon was spent informally following the dinner. • + * Surprise Party Given For Mrs. Schullz Mrs. Gene Sennit?: was honored last night at her home, when members ot the Adult and Young People's Class of the Number Nine Baptist Church gathered at the Schultx home for an early celebration of her birthday, which will be A UG irST JilUDK —Miss Doris BarnoLt of Steele wilt be married to James Crnw- ford Price, of Doniplian, ilo., in a ceremony to he said in the S t e e1e M c t Ii o (1 i 5 I Chinch, A u g- tist (i. Bits of News Miss Mabel Hog an spent Sunday in Sike&ton, MO., as guest of relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Alt away returned Unlay from Corning, Ark., where they spent the holiday \vith Mrs. Attawny'ji mother, Mrs Maggie Williams. Mr. nnd Mrs. M. L. Stewart and family had as their guests yesterday Mrs. Stewart's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Miller and sister, Mrs. F. j, Dicus, all of Poplar Bluff. Miss Eunice Brogdon, Alice and Benny Brogdon spent Sunday In Memphis- While there the group visited the zoo. Mrs- Wava Chandler, of Union City, Tenn,, is the hnuscgi.iest of her sister, Mrs. Tom Heaton and Mr. Heaton, Ann and Kay HIndnmn have a.s their houseguefiLs, Martha Wood anrt Carrole Ward of "Jonesboro. Mr. nnd Mrs. L. O. Gill had as their weekend guests their daughters, Mrs, T. J. Cabo, nnd daughter, Mary Alice, of Scanton, Pa., and Ms. G. N. Robinson an family of Chattanooga. Mr. and Mrs. Robinson and son left Monday for their home. Mrs. Cabo remained for several days visit. Sunday, Mr. Gill was honored with a birthday party which wa.s Attended by 44 relatives and friends. Mr, and Mrs. Sam Kanley aiul children, Patty Ray and Billy Sam, have' returned from Swectsprings Seclatia and 1 Richmond, Mo., where they visited with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Cole and family of Walnut Ridge, Mr. and MTs, Gene Cole and family, of St. Louis, Charles Cole and Mrs. Otis Posey and family of Birmingham, were the holiday guests of the Mr..Cole's and Mrs. Posey's parents, Mr, anc Mrs. Joe Cole, and sistets, Mrs Cleo Pope nnd Mrs. Chester Lewis over the holidays. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Smith anc sons, Douglas and Mike, ami Mrs Mary Scanlon, nil of Miami, Fla. are the guests of Mr, Smith's mother, Mrs. J. F. Smith, and sisters Mrs. Frank Wilkes and Mr. Wilkcs of Caruthfirsville and Mrs. San Sykes nnd Mr. Sykes of Blythc- viue. Dr, and Mrs. Cecil R. Branson and daughter, Lynn, have returned to their home in Denver City. Tex;, after visiting here n.s guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. U. S. Branson and Mr. and Mrs. C. P. tomorrow. The 32 guests attending spent the evening In lawn panics and informal entertainment after which p;tr- ty foods and iced drinks were served. The Rev. M. SchitUx, is pastor of the church. Tucker. Mrs. A. M. R. Branson has gone to Ko.sciusko, Miss., to visit with icr daughter. Mrs. Wade Ewart nnd Mr. Ewart. Mrs. Branson's granddaughter, Mrs. Henry Davis, and Mr. Davis, of Newport, who are the houscguesls of Mrs. Davis' parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. U. S. Branson and Mr. Davis.' mother, Mrs. Clare Dais, motored her to Kosciusko. Mr. and Mrs. J. w. Adams have returned from Culver. Ind., where they motored their son, Drane, to attend Culver Summer Camp. En route home, Mr. and Mrs. Adams visited in niootningtoii nnd Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. Fleet Hathorne and children will leave tomorow for their home in Hnttlesburg, Miss., after visiting here as guests of Mrs. Hathorne's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Tucker. Mrs. Hnthomc nnd children had been spending several weeks here. Mr. Hnlliorne Joined them here for the Fourth of July and the trip home. Mr. and Mrs. Nenl Geurian of Blytheville nnd Mrs. Madge Tucker of Memphis were the weekend guests of Mrs. Geurinn's aunt, Mrs. Hugh Williams in Sikeston. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Michael and family were weekend guests of Mr. Michael's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Michael of Trenton, Tcnu. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Peterson and daughter, Prudence, and Mr. and Mrs. Melton Peterson and daughter, Judy, all of Huinboltlt, Term., were Fourth of July guests of Mrs. Daisy Peterson. 'Mrs. W. Leon Smith Is undergo- .ng treatment at Memphis Baptist Hospitnl. Her condition is reported as improved. ;^Mrs. Winficld Mick entered Bly- i.hcville Hospital Sunday. Her condition is unchanged. Calvin Davis, Janice and Earl Thomas, all of West Point, were the holiday weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Reid nnd daughter. Miss Betty Reid. ML'.s Faye Reid accompanied the group to their home for a visit. Janice mid Earl Thomas arc a niece anc nephew of Mr.s. Reid. Mr. nnd Mrs. John Ware anc sons, Johnny and Frankie, of Diir- dnnclle, are the houscguesl.s ol Mr. and Mrs. Ncnl Geurinn. i Mr. nnd Mrs. Harry Wecdmnn and children, Nicky nnd Billic Lou, spent the holiday weekend at Norfork Lake. Mrs. Donnlrl H. Day, who hns been undergoing treatment at Ekaller's Clinic, is now nt tile home of her j parents. Mr. and Mrs. George Mc- Lcod. W. M. M:-Kcnzie is visiting in Allnnln, Ga.. with his son, Sam McKenzie, Mrs. McKenzie nnd in- fnnt son. Mr. McKenzie went espe- , t:ialiy for the christening of his I grnnrtson. Sain Phillips McKcr.zie. Joe Evnird wns admitted to Blytheville Hospital Monday night where he will undergo treatment L^nd observation. Mr. nnd Mrs. C. T. Rcr.scr ol Detroit, 'Mich., were the Fourth of July guests of Mr. and Mrs. George McLcocl. Bobby Gardner is sepnding two \1iss Gauf Marries In Baptist Church Miss Audrey Gauf became tba bride of M|Sgt. Harvey Hlggliu, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Higgins, Sr., of Jonesboro in a ceremony performed Friday at the Gosnell Baptist Church. Announcement of th« single ring ceremony was made today by the bride's grandmother, Mrs. J. H. Pierce of Jonesboro. The Rev. Carl Castleman officiated at the 6 p.m. ceremony. • Two large floor baskets of white gladioli marke'd the chancel rail where the wedding party stood for he ceremony. Two double wrought iron candelabra, holding single white tapers, lighted tile twilight scene. Puffs of while satin completed each candelabra. The satin prie dieu on which the couple knelt for blessing was centered with a (lowing spray of white gladioli set 'n satin. Miss Sylvia Moody presented a program of nuptial music. Mrs. Herschcl House, sang "" DeHrmlelot nnd "1 bove You Truly" Bond. Preceding the exchange of vow?, MLss Ora Ix;e Castlemnn lighted the tapers. White carnations were pinned at the shoulder of her riavy blue sheer afternoon frock, White accessories were worn in compliment. Aunt Attends Mrs. Dewitt Cr.n C^eve. aunt of the bride, served as matron of hou- \ , *, Her aqua nnd white afternoon co-tume were fashioned of white waffle pique finished in rm eyelet waist trim. She wore an aqua fitted table during the evening, lint and pinned aqua dyed carna- For a wedding trip to St. Louis, lions at her shoulder. Her ensem- Mrs. Higgins changed to a navy We was completed with white shoes blue nylon frock worn with white and accessories. accessories. She wore the orchid A white organdy gown was worn from her bridal bouquet. by the bride as she was give:; in* narringc by Dewltt Van Cleve. Her gown, which had rows of tucked -rim, ended in a full skirt edged n box pleats. IVer pale pink hat wns encircled in swirls of cnmeo pink maline. She carried a satin dressed Bible mounted with a single purple throated white orchid. M-SGT. AND MKS. HA K- VK V HIGGINS are shown at Uie reception following their marriage Kr i- day night at the G o sn el I Baptist Church. AI r s . Higgins is the former Miss Audrey Gauf of Jonc r sboro. t's Time Husbands Started Opposing Family Break-Up Photo by O'Sleen Upon their return, they ivill be at home in Joncsboro where Sgt. Hig- "ias is supply sergeant with the strmy. Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Orbey Higgtiis of Wilson. Orbey Higgins ol Wilson, served his brother RS best man. Ushers were M. W. E. Lott, Jr., and Charles Stromire, Sr. The DeWltt Van Cleve home was tlie setting for a reception immediately following the ceremony. The bride's table, which v;as overlaid with a wlille cloth, wns centered with wite daisies set In low crystal. The tiered wedding cake was cut by Sgt- and Mrs. Higgins after which punch nnd party foods were served. Crystal table appointments 'were used exclusively for the affair. Mrs. E.W. Lott, Jr., and Mrs. Garland Moody, presided at the 300 Celebrate Holiday At Country Club Approximately 300 members ant! guests of the Country Club set met last night at the club to conclude a day ot celebration with a chicken- barbeque and old fashion fire works show. The buffet meal was served from long tables arranged In the dining room. The guests were seated at small tables arranged on the spacious club lawn. The ball rooms and entertaining rooms of the club were filled with bouquets of mixed garden flo\vers; Following dinner, the evening was spent in watching fireworks display and dancing. weeks in Paragould. Misses Barbara "and Rosemary Monaghan left' this morning for Horseshoe Lake where they wiU attend a three ,day houseparty. Mrs. E. M. Mitchell and two children of Southington, Conn., have arrived for an extended visit with Mrs,- Mitchell's parents, Mr. and j Mrs. W. L. Smith. \ Mr. and Mrs. Robert Baxter and family spent Saturday and Sunday in Paragould as guests of Mrs. Baxter's mother. Mrs. H. W. Wwosley. ^hp" v:rre called to Paraiould due to the sudden death of Mrs, Baxter's aunt, Mrs. .Edna Van Dine. who died in St. Louis. Mrs. Van Dine nnd frequently visited in Bly- Lhevllle with her niece. Mrs. Aldron Smith Is visiting relatives in Lilbourn, Mo, Mr. and Mrs, T. E. Drugmand and Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Parks returned vestcrday tvfternoon from Destln, Fla., where they Tacationed for a week at the Seaview Cottages. While in Dcstin, the group went deep sea fishing. Several days were ' spent In Biloxl, and other points of ' southern Interest before returning home. Condition ol S. H. Rebstock. who has been 111 at his home.for sometime. Is reported as improved. Mr. Rebstock Is now able to be up. Mrs. E. M. Mitchell and daughter. Jeanetta Jean, of Southlngton, '--"••1 * c^ditrct,*: of Mr. and Mrs, W. L. Smith and Mrs. Aldron Smith •i| ' -'-v in Ppnath, where they were thr ff'""^ 'if Mrs. Grace GHs- son. Jeanetta Jean remained with Mrs. Glisson for several days visit. Miss Ernestine Frcnch and Mildred Meador, who attend Arkansas State College. Jonesboro. were the holiday guests of their pnrents. Mrs. Mel Ruble and Kenneth Ruble of Memphis, were the holiday guests of Miss Claire Ruble. Mrs. R. C. Allen returned todiy from Memphis, where she was tnc holiday guest of friends. Y. W. A. Meets At Colonial Room Miss Elsie Lewts was hostess to 10 members qf r the YWA of the .First Baptist Church Monday night at the Colonial Room of Hotel Noble for a. mission study lesson. Miss Edna Overman presented the devotional after which Mrs. Roy Head taught the final lesson from the mission study series. . The meeting was adjourned 1 with prayer after which refreshments were served. WMU Convenes For Business A business nice ting wns conducted by WMU members of Calvary Baptist Church Monday afternoon at the church. Group singing opened the mect- ng after which Mrs. J. W. Tomlinson led the group in prayer. Mrs. P. H. Jernigan presented B devotional followed by a business session presided over by Mrs. Jim England, vice-president. Mrs. Vernon Gc'an adjourned the meeting with prayer. WMU, Guest Meet At Smith Home Mrs. W. L. Smith was hostess her'home Monday afternoon to 14 neinhers and one guest, Mrs.-'E. M Mitchell of Southington, Conn., fo: the bi-monthly .WMU meeting. Mrs. N. C. Patterson presided OVOL the meeting which was opened wltl prayer by Mrs- S- H. Rebstock. Mrs. C. C. Elliott, assisted by Mrs Roy White, presented the devotion During the business se.sslon. coun selors for the church groups wen elected. Those selected to servi were. Mrs. Ira Dixon, counselor o (he Junior GA, Mr. Dixon, Junio RA, «nd Mrs. Elliott, Intermediat GA. Mrs. W. E. Edmondson closed th meeting with prayer. Mrs. Smith served a dessert coun In the social hour. At The Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: L Mrs. O. H. Duffey. Bo'iiipliari, Mo Virginia Arnold, Steele. Mrs. Marshal Thomas, Cooter. Mrs. Max Ray, Jr., and baby, Cil} Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Ruby Allen, Granite Cits III. Gene Allen, Granite City, 111. E. C. AdkLsson. Bt. 1. Mrs. C. F. Sanford and bab' Holland. Mrs. A. B. Ray and baby, city. Lorraine Buck, City. Joyce Canamore, Rt. 3. Mrs. Bert Trimble, City. Mrs. Ollle Fay Southard, Mars ton. Mrs. Mildred Hinckey, Steele. Mrs. Mac Elder, City. KLNUVAlt A NU^tRY* t-iirnishinff a nursery on a limited budget is iMKsihlt with a raid on (he attic or second-hand shop. These shabby pieces (left) were transformed with two coals of fa;U- ^drying, tuimcl into la attractive itl Mrs. Ted King Leads Meeting Mrs. Ted King. WMU president ot the rirst Baptist Church, conducted a business meeting ot the group Monday afternoon at the church. Group singing and repeating of the watchword opened the meeting followed by prayer by Mrs. E. B. Wood son. Brief business diwussions 'were held after which Mrs. E. C. Br%wn presented a talk, "My Visit To The United Nations," by Mrs. Carlcton M. Long. A disn.lssal prayer was given by Mrs. C. 5. Edds. YOUR FRIENDLY MAGNOLIA DEALER Shirley Hipp Office Phone 4(91 Residence Phone 740 BlTlhcrille WE. THE WOMEN * B, B.U. MilteM. Man Write. The husband of Betty Davis, film*, ar, has announced that he will ght his wife's impending divorce uit. "I've decided the most im- ortant thing in life' for me Is my aughter," he says. "Besides. I real- Y should try to hold our marriage igether. She Is acting on impulse." There's n modern switch to" an !d problem—the husband, Instead f the wife, getting set to make a ght to save a home from being roken up. A husband, instead of ife, deciding that the child Is more mportant than anything else. We can expect to see this switch lore often as more and more wom- n gain financial Independence and eel they have a right to walk out n a marriage if It doesn't live up o their expectations. Perhaps, It will turn 'out to be t ood thing. For women have carried he responsibility for holding mar- higes together far too long. We've rown used to the idea that it is he woman's sole responsibility to nt up a fight when a marriage cems headed for the rocks. That tlie womnn doesn't decide that ie children are more important han anvthing. nnd that n marriage s worth fighting to save—then there s no hope for the marriage at all. But if husbands finally accept ome responsibility for holding B narriage together through bad imcs. maybe marriage will come to e more of a joint responsibility nd a real partnership. After all, why shouldn't a man ight just as hard to keep his mar- iage from breaking up as a woman will fight to hold a home together —especially when children are involved? And when a wife is economical!} jidependent, It may he the husbanc who has to put up the fight. Comino Events Social Calendar Thursday M.S. John Mayes hostess to Ar morel Home Demonstration Club. Octette Club meets with Mrs Marvin Nnnn. Mrs. George Hubbard. Jr., enter tains Kibitzer Clnb. Frldij Young People's Training Union Class of Calvary Baptist Church meets at the Park at T:30 p.m. fo chicken fry. Lucky Rook Club plays with Mrs W F. McCann. Mrs. Victoria Gilbert und Mrs Pearl Hires hostesses to the Dorca» Sunday School Class of the Firs Baptist Church at the church a 2:30 p.m. Dividend in Vipers - BUFFALO, N. Y. CAP)—Two vlp ers were shipped from Siam to th Buffalo zoo. The box arrived con taining manin viper, papa viper ani 28 offspring. Zoo officials regardei the viperettes as a ,«1,400 dividend. Contact Us For The Rest In. Wedding Pictures FAUGHT'S STUDIO New Glencoc Bldt. Phone SOU Rent A Car... 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