The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 24, 1950 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 24, 1950
Page 4
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, PAGE BLYTHEV7LLE (ARK.) COURfER NEWS Jane Shelton, Society Editor 4461 Miss Simpkins Is Wed To Robert Westbrook Mtss Norm a Jean Simpkins daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. C. B Slmpklns of Jonesboro, became the bride of Robert Wheeler Westbrook of Blytheville. son of Mr, and Mrs. J. L. Weslbrook, Sr., of Jonesboro In a ceremony performed July 8 In Jonesboro, The Rev. C. Z. Holland, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiated at the ceremony at hlj home. Miss Mary Elizabeth SiiHpfcins. cousin of the bride, served as maid of honor. NSiss Jolyne Wilkins attended as bridesmaid. The bride chose for her wedding costmne, a white ballerina length organdy and eyelet frock, which was accented by a wide taffeta cummerbund. To complete her costume, she wore a white off Ince hat. She carried a white Bible mounted with a while orchid. P. C. Barton attended as best man, Both the bride and bridegroom are graduates of Jonesboro High School and attended Arkansas State College. Jonesboro. Mrs. Westbrook was a member of the National Forensic League, the student Council, and was a cheer leader while Jn high school. At Arkansas State she was named "campus beauty" in the college annual "Who's Who" in 1949-50 and was elected 19-J9 March of Dimes Queen. Mr. Westbrook was a member of TheLa Kappa Omega fraternity and participated in scholastic activities while a high: school student. Following his graduation he enlisted in the Navy, after his discharge he entered college. • Following a wedding trip to Rockaway Beach, Mo.. Mr. and Mrs. Westbrook are-now at home in Blytheville where Mr. Westbrook is associated with his father In business. Surprise Bridal Shower Given for Miss Listen A surprise miscellaneous shower was g iven Frid ay a f ternoon i n compliment to bride-elect Miss Lula Wayne Liston. Sue Stanfield was hostess at her home to 15 guests. who gathered to .shower MLs.5 lAslon, who ts the bride felect of Larry Mearn, with gifts • for her future home. Gladioli and zinnias arranged tri crystal bowls were placed in the room In which the guests were seated for an afternoon of bridal games and contests. Prizes in the games were won by Nita Rose Hall and Winnibeth Buckley. These were later presented the guest of honor. A brown and white afternoon trocjc worn with, white accessories was selected by the bride elect. Gar- denJaj. a gift of the hcwlcss, were worn in compliment to her gown. Gifts were showered upon Miss Liston after which the hastens served party foods and iced ririnki, Scott Jamison, three year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Jam- I-son, arid Pat Hearn, sister of ihe groom to be, assisted the hostess in ierving. Special guests were Mrs. Jerry Hearn, mother of the groom to be and Mrs. H. P. Listen, mother of the guest of honor. ^ Shirley ' Lawrence of Adamsvillc, Ky., houseguest of Mary Pat Rob- JSOTI, was an out of town guest, * * • Jackie Nail Honored With Theatre-Lawn Party A combined theatre and lawn party was given Saturday aitcr- noon for 12 guests who gathered at the Byron Nail home to observe the seventh birthday of Jackie Nail. Following the theatre • party the group returner! to the Null home on Holly where the remainder of Airs the afternoon was spent In lawn j Eight games. ' TAILORED CHAM 8621 I7-7O By Sue Burnett Here Is a carefully tailored day- inie frock thai you will want to lave ready lor cooler weather. Ex- jcrtly designed to flatter a woman's figure, it has nice details, a choice of sleeves. Pattern No. 8022 is a scw-rite perforated pattern in sizes 14. 16. 18, 20; 40, 42 and 44. Size 16. short sleeves, 5'.', yards of 39-Inch; yards contrast. For this pattern, send 25 cents, n COINS, your name, address, size desired and the PATTERN NUMBER, to Sue Burnett, Courier News. - - --. 530 South Wells Street. Chicago 7 son made their home with Mrs. 11. Ready for you now—the new pall inrf Winter issue of FASHION. 48 pages of smart new styles, special interesting features, free pattern printed inside. Bend 25 cents today for your copy. Bits of News Mrs. J. J. Cookston was admitted to lilytheville Hospital yesterday sented. where she will undergo treatment. Mrs. M. O. Hocggen of St. LouLs Mrs „ . and granddaughter Mary Jo Loch-( ( . co]a 'nisir bihlr-r of Sylvania, O., nre the p;i ^ Ark-m- Program Outlined For WMU Meeting A dramallzjUfon, "Today's Call (o Christian Youth" will be Included In th,e program to be presented nl the third quarterly WMU rally of Mississippi County, scheduled to he held Friday, July 23 at Dell. Other program highlights following the play by the Dell and Mi- niia j'oulfi groups will be conferences on Mission Study. Stewardship, Community Missions and Young Peoples Work. A Scriptural Call to Worship and a Choral Call to Worship are also planned. A display of posters, program mil- lines. handmade programs ami Standards of Excellence will be- pre- MONT3AT, JULY M, 1998 houseguesUs of Mrs. Hoeggcn's si-s- ter. Mrs. Frank Webb anil other ., _, "• B flwood O f Os WM ? „"' N ° rt "- WMU will speak of (,|" c t Sri* is spending this „ objcctlvcs and progress In the (lis- «, £ •rack in St Louis, erinleridenl; Mrs. Roy cox. Os'ceof'i Mr. and Mrs, Billy Joe Gcari and secretary-treasurer Mrs Fbb Car Mrs. Guy Clean are vacationing thU son and Mrs. H. C. Webb Blvthn- week in Hew Orleans and other, vine, chairmen of Mission studv poim.s of .southern interest. | and young People's Work. Frank T. Byrd was admitted to i ~ Memphis Baptist Hospital today. „„,- .,_ „„„ ,. _. _ Sunday in Sike.ston. | where Mr. Passmore and Mrs ' Perry Mr. and Mr.i. J. R. Ben ton of , spent two weeks with their brother Lille Rock and Mr. and Mrs. Karl | L. I. Passmore and family They '"""•" '- -"• "" " "' "'we accompanied by their mother Mrs Lyda Pa.ssinore of Memphis' who remained for an extended visit] PortagcviHc and son, Randy were the of quests of Mr.s, Ben ton's ancl Mr. Walker's parents, Mr and Mrs. Furl Walker. Mr. and Mrs. Bohanniirg announce the birth of a son, Friday morning at Walls Hospital. The baby is their first child and has been named Larry Michael Mrs. Ls k the former Miss Stella Cain. Mr. and Mrs. V. J. Austin and daughter, Miss Christine Austin, spent Friday night and Saturday n Memphis with relatives. Mr.and Mrs. Dixie Morris have [n( Hurncd from Blue Cane, near Uec- | ani or, where they spent several days I ; vith relative. 1 ;. They were accompanied home by Mr. Morris' sister r ami brother, Mrs. Ida Layne and; j Joe Morris, who remained for scv- an ^j ral hours visit. ' While there they visited severAl - ...•.»._ iiii:y VI^HH pcinfs or scenic interest. Shirley Lawrence of Adamsvillc Ky., is the houseguest of Mary Pat Mrs. James Hill, Jr.. was returned o her home Saturday from Barnes Hospital at st. Louis, where she had undergone treatment for three week*. Mrs. Hill's condition Is reported as much Improved Mrs. DeWitt Van Clcvc and dau- f >_,,,., ™" havc returned lesboro and Caraway where •nt a week with relatives ir •/;","'', Mrs- Carlos ""'ill and Mrs. Charles Stromtre. Sr. have Burned from Dallas. Tex., follow- eek's visit with relatives Annual Drop-In To Be Given The Blytheville High School "annual " drop-in will be held tomorrow afternoon nnd night at the high school home economic.'; cottage, it was announced today. The yearly event (s given lo distribute the high school annual, "The Chicknsaw." Annuals will be distributed from 3 lo 5 p.h. and from 7 lo 0 p.m. Extra copies will be available. It was stated by Miss Betty Harbcr, a director for the event. Refreshments of birthday cake, ice cream and iced drinks svere served from the long table placed on the lawn for tile occasion. The birthday cake holding seven single Comino Events Social Calendar Monitor Lake Street. WSCS meets al the chinch at 7:30 p.m. Til cstl ay- High school annual drop in for distribution of class annuals. Home Economics cottage, 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. TLE club meets with Mrs. W. J. Cupples. Mrs. Gene Tcaford entertains Trl- Town Club. Wednesday Mrs Sam Owens entertains Club Thursday Thursdcy Rook Club meets with Mrs. Leon Scherer. Kibitzer Club entertained by Mrs Alex Cunts. Octette Clnh plays at the home of Mrs. Clco Lnnc.ston tapers centered the table. Favors of miniature pink and , , „ . '"j rlll:1 - v blue plastic horns were presented I W p \lc~n, the guests. u - K «<-C.niii. Mrs. Nail was assisted by t.'r.s. Sanford Shelton and Mrs. R. L. Thompson. Two Guests Invited To CBC Club Meeting Two guests were invited to meet Friday afternoon with the CBC Club for the weekly rook meeting Mrs. Leiulennic Fowler was hostess at her home to (he club and Mrs. O. O. Elkiiis hostess lo C U O Club. ' ' sucsls. Mrs. R B. Caudle and Mrs Foy Bryant. Mrs. RO.S* Moore won hiph score in tile game, with second hi^h being won by Mrs. Ft. A. Copcland. Mrs. Caudle won rooko. Miss s ^ returned Mr. and Mrs. James W. Yo<* and ; to Arkansas State Cot^e Jo e" son, Ronnie, of Union City, Tenn., | boro. after being the weekend enest were the weekend guests of Mrs. B. of her parents, Mr and Mrs B. Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. Yoes and "•-—-- ' ' soti made their home with Mrs. Wilson duririK World War II. Mrs. Wilson had been spending the week in Medina, Term., as guest of Mrs. ter, Parsa Gay. J. B. Turner. She was motored home ' by Mr. and Mrs. Yoes nnd son, who seated at small tables in the entertaining room, willed wa.- decorated with bowls of summer blossoms. remained for the weekend. Mr. nnd Mrs. Ted Wahl have re- lurendc from a week's vacation visiting relatives in Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. They also attended the baseball games in St. Louis. Sandra Lynn Wahl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wahl, spent the weekend as guest of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Owens. David Bright has returned to his home In Manila after a week's visit wilh his Jjrandparent.s, Mr. nnd Mrs. Charlie Bright, and aunt, Sophia Ann, Mr. and Mrs. Maxlc Riggs. J. B. Higgs ami Mary Joyce Needliam arc visiting .relatives in Cavcin R'jck, .lllinolsf — P. H.~Jernigan has arrived for n six weeks visit here with his parents, the Rev. and Mrs. P. IF. Jernigan. Mr. Jernigan is attending Ashland Junior College, Ashland, Ky. The Rev. and Mrs. Jernigan spent a week in Ashland as guests of their daughter, Mrs. C. B. Cliinn and family. Mr. Jcrnigan returned home with them. Mrs. Billy King and children, Ann and Jimmy, are. spending several days in Corning as guests of Mrs. King's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Laudrum. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Waddy and Mrs. J. V. Laudrum spent yesterday In Memphis with Mrs. Guy Mills, Mr. Mills and son. Benny. Miss Vivian Patterson has returned from Southwestern, Memphis, where she had been attending the summer session, to spend the remainder of the summer months with her mother, Mrs. S. S. Patterson, William Jackson of Uaslrop, I,T., is the houseguest of Mr. and Mrs' R. C. Riggs. Jr. Dr. nnd Mrs. j. A. Snliba and daughter. Miss Alice Saliba. have returned from a ten days vacation at Mrytle Beach, S. C. They also visited with relatives in Savannah. Georgia. Mr. and Mrs. .1. E. England and daughter, Frances, nre vacationing through the Smoky Mountains. Mr. and Mrs. Travis Deen announce the birth of a son yesterday morning nt Blythcvilic Hospital. The baby, who ts their first child, has been named Travis Wayne White. Horace N'clson and Bill Ford of Memphis were Ihe weekend guests of Miss Jane Wilson and her par A VERY UNUSUAL SALE \Ve offer you truly distinctive lamps and pictures al discounts of half and even more Hum lialf the UT l K {n»] |, r j re . s Ilicy are now on disp| ily in our windows, and will |,e „„ Display a ,| (hjs week through the Hlyfheville a-.i- fi aii, Days event. You're invited to see them. THE GIFT SHOP Moss Hryan 10,'J Kasl Main Street HEAR Jack Holt OVER KLCN 6 P.M. TODAY Moody. Light Felts Fold Without Crushing 'Iliese non criisb.ible lials, indispensable lo Ihe traveler, can be packed Hal. A deep-lilting gold lell tloch* (left) br Anita AniJr. n irrov. cull brim a bow of self felt. The Robin Hood bal (center) from (;. Howard Hodge is raspberry felt pierced by lUllbronYe quill. rilc'noiiit'it'niicfsidc"''"'" 16 ' e ' 1 lloche (r ' Bllt) ^'signed by Eiivjne has pcfalied crown scl over band of navy {restrain ribbon and pro^ Church Group Honored at Park Thirty-three members of the Iii- ermeiFiiite Department of the First Methodist Church met Friday afternoon at Walker Park for a swim- mini; pany. picnic and vesper Miss Sue O.smeut was leader for the activity with Mr. niui Mrs. E. D. Ferguson serving a.? counselors. ManiJa Schools Open Session A six-weeks school sessio Manila began this morning about l.OOi) pupils enrolling, accord ing to w. w. Fowler, superintendent of .schools. The session wns originally scheduled to run eight weeks, but was shortened because of the late clos- with Mrs. Cordie Eentley of New Or- I tn B date of the recent session leans is the houseguest of Mr. and Mrs. Dewitt Van Cleve and daugh- Mr. powler also added that 11 ne'.v faculty members have joined the school slaff. At The Hospitals Blylheville Hospital Dismissed: -Mrs. Clyde Nave, city. Uoyd Ray Huckabee, Dell Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Harvey Dorris and baby, Airbase. Mrs. Uoyd Porter, Aairbasc. Mrs. R. M. Aycock, city. Jiiiius Lloyd, Luxora. M. Langlcy and baby, Mrs. Floyd Barren and baby, Holland. Phillip Nations. Hayti. Mrs. Virgil E. Williams anil baby citv. Airs. F. Luxora. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111., July 24. f&i— (USDA)— Hogs, 12,000; market 25 to .51) lower than Friday on 180-230 Ib barrosvs and gills; bulk 24.25-24.35: top 24.35; other weights barrows, gilts and sows generally steady; 240-270 Ibs 23.2524.001 280-330 Ibs 22.00-23.00; 150- Light Filipino Plane MANIIA --Wi— The first plane built entirely of Philippines materials made its first successful flight here recently. Built by the Feat! Institute of Technology, the small sports model Is a monoplane powered with 65 horsepower motor. It has a ti^sprcad of 23 feet and is 14 feet long. . .. .„„ „„„ ,.,.,. 1TO Ibs 21.50-23.75; 120-140 Ibs 18.50- Ml and 3423 20.75: sows under 400 'Ibs largely 18.50-!fl.50; over 400 Ibs 15.75-J8.00; stags 11.50-14.90: boars 7.50-11.50. Cattle 5000; calves 1300; opening trade slow on al! classes; few heifers and mixed yearlings around steady with medium to good kinds 21.0029.00; cows about steady but big packers inactive; common and medium cows; few good 22.00; canncrs and cutters 140018.50. The Siriono Indians of Bolivia have no domesticated animals, not even dogs, of «'hich they are terrified. Don't forget to VOTE Tuesday July 25th. OEHLER Now , , . make your dreams of a lovelier home come Lrue with luxurious new furniture Ly KroeWer. Enjoy the exclusive comfort features of Cushionizcd furniture with all its famous hidden iiualitics. Choose from the new, exciting values now on sale. As seen in LIFE ...Post..Better twiiies ,..JournaL..Look m S&A SPECIAL! New Value! 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