The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 22, 1954 · Page 4
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBBK It, 1954 MM. W. T. Rainwater Mrs. J. M. Williams, Jr Autumn Preview, Tantasy of Fashion/ Presented At High School By Blytheville Junior Auxiliary From the toddling walk of a three-year-old in party finery which opened'the show. to the graceful hesitation step of a glamorous bride which closed it, Blytheville Junior Auxiliary's "Fantasy of Fashion" last night at the Blytheville high school auditorium, was a mixture, of beautiful scenery, soft musical backgrounds and the latest fashions. The "fantasies" were those of a fied college fashions in his coffee- = fleet collar, was in the new color, weary mother, enacted by Mrs. Worth Holder, dozing in her chair. As six familiar melodies were sung colored sport coat with English navy boutonniere. With it she wore flannel slacks and sport shirt of the a white carnation. Mrs. W. T same color, as did Miss Arden Cau- j Rainwater selected pink carna- by W. D. Cobb, HI, accompanied by dra in her black wool kilts with'a boy : tions, one for the brim of her lace Emily Sue, Damon, organist, they shirt of oxford cloth and knee length ' and velvet hat, the other for the introduced the settings in which the models appeared. Mrs. Joe Pride, Jr., served 35. commentator. stockings. pocket of her Russian sable cape, Mr. Human's and Mr. Langston's j to wear with her dove grey wool apparel was from R. D. Hughes Co.,' worsted suit highlighted by rhine- To the strains of "Young at Heart", j while Mrs. Terry's and Miss Cau- | stone and pearl trim at the cuffs dra's was from Miss Whittsitt's • and neckline.-' The donegal snow- Shop. The two stores presented the j flecked tweed suit of Mrs. L. C. B. the curtains opened on a scene in the park, with children, modeling fashions for the Tot Shop, at play. Wearing a brilliantly colored velvet party dress highlighted by jew- elled and medallion trim. Johnnie Pay Bunch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Milton , Bunch, displayed a matching clip hat and pouch bag. Her play mate, Ruby Kay Koehler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Koehler, selected for her appearance a contrasting outfit, corduroy and wool' jersey coordinates, with a full swirl skirt. Representing the new look for little men, J. Wayne Abbott, son of remainder of the models. Sub-deb Molly Guard, daughter Dr > anci James C. Guard, in a corduroy jumper with jersey | Young was worn with a white satin ascot, wool fringed hat, and royal pastel grey cape stole. Imported Drown satin broadcloth blouse was accompanied by Lana.'was tailored with a seafoam green Green daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Green, wearing a tailored rose corded yoke on the dress of the costume suit worn by Mrs. P. D. wool coat of cashmere and white | Foster, Sr., with a brown velour felt ear muffs with sequin and pearl felt. A contrasting ensemble with trim. Business girl, Miss Martha a feminine fly-away bow Bean, departing for the office, modeled an olive green tweed box coat and hat with a tailored skirt and blouse in complimenting colors. Another tailored outfit for business was modeled by Miss Maxine Hill. Her green taffeta with a full skirt harmonized with a cape of natural wild sapphire mink. Mrs. Charles Gerrald chose a royal blue after- midnight blue, white carnation in lapel, stood waiting as the feminine attendants entered, Susan Smith, daughter of Dr. and i^rs. P. Don Smith, as a junior bridesmaid, wore, a demure pink net formal, the skirt of which was caught at intervals with nosegays of blue forget-me-nots. Her cascade bouquet of hand-made poinsettias was interspersed with puffs of French maline. Shows Bridal Gown Miss Martha Bean and Miss Ai r;, Alice McWaters wore bouffant nylon skirts topped by raspberry velvet bodices, when they appeared as bridesmaids carrying cascade bouquets of poinsettias, handmade from crystal light satin ribbon. Flower girl Ginger' Harpole, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Harpole, Jr., appeared in a full length pink taffeta with an overskirt of tiered pink nylon net ruffles. The bridal gown, modeled by Miss Arden Cuadra, was fashioned of silk satin' and nylon tulle. Among the details of her gown was a deep yoke bodice edged with tiny pearls and at the waist, deep impressed pleats falling into a f ul1 train - Her bouo.uet of white poinsettias was studded with rhinestones on French white maline. Auxiliary members who served as ushers were Mrs. R. A. Porter, Mrs. Freeman Robinson, Mrs. H. N. Whitis, Mrs. R. E. Green, and Mrs. John Caudill. Mrs. F. Don Smith and Mrs. Jerry Cohen were in charge of tickets at the door. The Wurlitzer organ used was furnished by- Beard's Temple of Music, Paragould. Westbrook's Family Shoe Store furnished shoes for the ensembles. Mr, and Mrs. Ben Abbott, stopped j wear was worn b >' Miss Richardson, noon dress accented by a larg his nlav on a swine to remove his ! an angora-flecked wool with remo- taffeta bow at the Peter Pan co his play on a swing to remove his, - _-...- donegal tweed top coat and English I vable westkit revealing a scoop neck- cap for a better view of his gabardine suit sporting a buck suede line for after-five wear. Display Winter Wear lar, worn with a royal pastel min cape stole. A. B. Smith Jr.'s appearance a weskit. Marie Wildy. dauehter of i With inclement weather apparent, i ^ e forlorn husband returnin Mr. and Mrs, Earl Wildy, was rem- j ine scene r »as continued to the mu- J home to an empty tea table wa iniscent of "Little Women" in her | sic of "There'll Be Some Changes 1 made brighter by his charcoa cotton satin gingham ranging from i ?v ' a de" and a return of the models' §' r ev suit of a new soft worste lightest to darkest brown in color. I Ior heavier apparel. Mr Human's top wool fabric. and her tiny clip hat of the same I coat with raglan sleeves was set off ! by a dashing homburg; while Molly fabric. Formals Modeled Grecian columns draped witt Juard was shown wearing a sand - magenta and turquoise formed th i color imported coat with a velvet i background for "Some Enchantec And Susan _HolIenbeck, daughter j clip hat. Charles Langston, Jr., don- I Evening", the fifth of the fantasie Models Mink Fabric of Mr. and Mrs. Wade Holler/Deck, j ned a brown tweed" overcoat with as the older and more sophisticated ! a black overplaid and snow-flake models following were to do, stepped ; splash. out onto the runway, wearing a mink j Following the flurry of their de- which began with a ballet numbe by Linda Rayder, daughter of Mr and Mrs. J. W. Rayder, entitled "Velvet Gloves". Models appear fabric coat in heavenly blue with j parture. Miss Maxine Hill appeared i in? in formals were: Miss" Gai a softly flared back and coolie hat; as the mother, setting out for her ' whi tsitt in a pale creme bese of the same material,. She carried a ; busy day. in a royal Purple suit O f! Q - uinned satin ; Mr s. W. M. Wil white mum. - needlepoint worsted wool topped by! ^ams, Jr., in a short formal o 3 /4 length princess coat featuring i ny]on nel witb a draped and Isrge velvet collar and black vel- j shared bodice in shades of misty Following the fashions from the Tot Shop, two little dancers stepped into the scene to do a number en- j vet hat were Mary Lee Richardson, dau- ; _ B ? xes " T , hey I Durin £ intermission, Mrs. Ben Karpole, Jr., Auxiliary president. ghter of Mr: and Mrs. A. L. Rich- and Miss Arden Caudra presented ardson, Jr., ana Cathy Hollings-! gifts worth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.j Miss caudra wore a skirt fash- Calvin Hoi ingsworth. j ioned of over 900 orchids by Alle , Kerry Neeley, daughter of Mr. i Flowers, who also designed flow- and Mrs Dewey Neeley was the'ers for the settings and those worn first of the models for Whitsitt's i by the models. LaBelle Shop Her corduroy dress took on party airs with its sleeveless bolero jacket, while Joanne McHaney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs: J. W. McHaney, removed her navy boler lined in bright red to reveal a tailored ensemble of navy pleated skirt and white blouse. Margaret Graham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Graham, in a two-piece ensemble of dark calico printed skirt and pink broadcloth blouse piped with the calico print, wore a red and pink candy-striped carnation. She \»as followed by Marion Henley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Henley, in a soft charcoal grey print with pink fire flies .and adorned with a pink carnation. The second scene "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning" opened on a •Uge set for a family breakfast. Mrs, James Terry, representing the mother in * tailored coffee coat of candy stripe, was joined by Paul Human ai "father" wearing a charcoal brown wool worsted suit with Mrs. Milton Webb, accompanied green: Mrs. Jack Hale, who chose a pale pink brocade junior formal and Mrs. Lloyd Stickmon in a cocktail gown of white-beige bro cade, its full skirt emphasized by a multi-colored petti-skirt of crinoline. Airs. Williams and Worth Holder sang the title song of the scene accompanied by Miss Damon. With his light weight worsteed tuxedo by Dr. Webb, sang "Tea for Two" i Mr ' Holder wore a tartan design the title of the fourth scene." The cu ^berbund. • stage.was decorated with baskets A Cathedral window background rate. Charlea Langston, Jr., typi- of white gladioli tied with white satin ribbon on either side of the tea table which was centered with an oblong arrangement of gladioli, beauty asters, and sweetheart roses. Party Wear complete with lighted tapers and baskets of white gladioli and white rhinestone cattails tied with satin ribbon formed the background of the stage as the traditional wedding march introduced the final scene. Eugene Still, Jr., as the Mrs. Robert Warren, as hostess gr °° m ' in ful1 evenin * dress of at the tea table, and Miss Sally McCutchen, as daughter, wore ivory cymbidium orchids in their hair, Mrs. Warren's tea gown in royal purple featured a long torso accented by a rhinestone pin at the waist; Miss McCutchen's sapphire blue wool afternoon dress was of empire lines. Among their guests were: Mrs. Clyde Whistle, Mrs.'W. T. Rainwater, Mrs. L. C. B. Young, Mrs. P. D. Foster, Sr., Miss Maxine Hill, and Mrs. Charles Gerrald, all modeling for Miss Whitsitt's. Mrs. Whistle's ensemble of cashmere top coat and velvet dress of simplicity, enhanced by a Portraits of Quality The Child Art Studio Blytheville . Po 3-8666 Auxiliary Has Meeting At Legion Hut The American Legion Auxiliary met at the hut last night for their regular meeting. Mrs. H. C. Blankenship opened the meeting with prayer and Mrs. Ben Mays.presided over the business session when plans were made to entertain Legion officials during the Cotton Picking Contest and a bake sale which will be held Oct. 2, at the Legion Hut. At the conclusion of the meeting, refreshments were served the group by the Legionnaires. JuniorHigbPTA Conducts First Meeting flf Yeai The parent-Teacher Association of Blytheville Junior High School held its, first meeting of the year yesterday afternoon. An executive board meeting preceded the general meeting. The meeting was opened with prayer by the president, Mrs. James Terry, followed with a devotional by Mrs. Vance Henderson. The president's message was given by Mrs. E. J. C»re. T. A. Woodyard, principal of the school, introduced the faculty and the executive board was introduced "by Mrs. Terry. In the business session. Mrs. Terry announced that the County Council will meet in Joiner Oct. 5, and the District Conference will be held in West Memphis Oct. 20. In the room count, prizes went to Mrs. Glenn McCool for the seventh grade; Miss Lillian Shaver for the eighth grade and Mrs Otis Shepherd for the ninth grade: At the conclusion of the meeting refreshments were served by the ninth grade mothers. Officers of the Parent-Teachers Association for the school year are Mrs. Terry, president;' Mrs. E. J. Cure, vice-president; Mrs. Leroy Huddleston, secretary; Mrs. John Arends, treasurer and Mrs. H. H. Mathis, historian. Committee chairman are Mrs. Glenn Ladd, parent-education; Mrs. William Wyatt, service; Mrs. Arends, budget and finance; Mrs. J. E. Stevenson, hospitality; Mrs. Fred Bean, membership; Mrs. James Gill, magazine; Mrs. Byron Moore, program; Mrs. Jesse Taylor, publicity; Mrs. Alex Shelby, worship; Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe, Founders Day; Mrs. ,O. Sr Crowell, health; Mrs. John Caudill, music; Mrs. R. I. Thompson, librarian; and Mrs. Johnny Marr, juvenile protection. Bits of News tl/lottfu f^ertonat er&ona, j Coming Events WEDNESDAY The Alpha Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi meets at the home of Mrs. E. L. Boggs, 625 Parkway, at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. Roy C. Turner, Jr., and son, Roy, 3H, of Texarkana are visiting here as guests of her mother, Mrs. Kathleen Thomas, and her aunt, Mrs. W. W. Hawkins. A. H. Boyd returned today from Dallas, Tex., where he spent the past several days on business. Condition of Jimmy Williams, who is a patient in Blytheville Hospital, is reported to be improved. He is in Room 310. YarbroWSCS Conducts Meeting In Johnson Home / The Women's Society of Christian Service of the Yarbro Methodist Church met at the home of Mrs. Johnnie Johnson with 14 members and one guest, -Mrs. W. L. Phillips, present. . . The meeting was opened with group singing followed with a devotional given by Mrs. W. D. Hammond who also taught the mission study b6ok. Mrs. Monroe Besharse presided over the business when plans were made for the annual harvest supper which will be held Nov. 5. The golden age committee was appointel and members are Mrs. Hammond and Mrs. Carl Burton. At the conclusion of the meeting the hostess served refreshments. At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Easter Lynn Clayton, city Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed:' Mrs. Dorothy Gurnow, city Mrs. Jimmy Brock and baby, city Mrs. Harold Thompson, Jr., and baby, city Mrs. Bill Kennedy, city Mrs. Alice Womack, city Mrs. D. E. Wilson, city Going without isn't half as comfortable as Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission 15e & 35c At All Times WED., & THURS. Double Feature going 5-STAR LAUGH SHOW! —AND— loyd BRIDGES Brabara PEYTON EXPLOSIVE ACTION! the new-day girdle for a new day It's true! Going girdle-less isn't as comfortable as going Skippies! 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Beginning this week, when the Blytheville Chickasaws play Frayser, Tenn., members will gather at the club immediately following the game. Mrs. Welch Foster, club hostess, will be in charge of refreshments and informal entertainment with music. The football schedule calls for home games this week, Oct. 1, Oct. 8, Oct. 22, Oct. 29 and Nov. 5. NN Bridge Club Conducts Meeting Miss Ramona Crafton entertained members of the NN Bridge Club last night. Mrs. G'. A. Hines, Jr., Misses Barbara Taylor and Ann Wilson weri guests of the group. In the bridge games, winners were Miss Betty Nell Holland, high, Mrs. James Vest, second high, and Misa Taylor, bridge. At the conclusion of the games, -Theatre- On West Main St. In Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat., Sun. 1:00 On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen AIR CONDITIONED FOR YOUR COMFORT LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature 1 JOHN LITE-MARK WMOSOR-STEVE WOM —AND— ••**•**••••••••••* A P«wmonnt Pictm ALSO SHORT THURS., & FRI. 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