The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 31, 1956 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 31, 1956
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FAGS TWO BLTTHETILLE (ARK.) COTJUIBR — Society News - Miw HUH* Ann Mallory, Society Editor • Phc Phone 3-4461 Mr. and Mrs. James A. Strickland James R. Strickland, Miss Moore Exchange Marriage Vows Here In an impressive candlelight ceremony Sunday at 4 p.m. at First Christian .Church here, Miss Jimmle Lee Moore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Boyce Moore, and James Rogers Strickland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Strickland, all of Blytheville, were united in marriage. The Rev. James Rainwater offi- with scoop neckline, cap sleeves and ciated before an altar decorated with | the Dior torso skirt- white chrysanthemums. A crescent Mrs. Strickland wore a blue crepe of these flowers was used on the frock with jeweled neckline and baptistry. j matching jeweled hat, The church was Illuminated by j Following the ceremony Mr. and white Cathedral tapers. j Mrs. Moore were hosts for a recep- Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe presented a 45 i tion in Plantation Room of Hotel Bits of News Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Homer spent the weekend in Whatley visiting relatives. Mrs. Bessie Justus returned yesterday from Hot Springs where she visited her mother, Mrs. John Allen. for the past week. Mrs. R. A- Rozzell of Little Rock is visiting her daughter, Mrs. James Rainwater and family. Miss Maxine Overman and fiance, Tommy Skinner, of Little Rock spent the weekend here visiting her sisters, C Mrs. Leon Jones, and Misses Cliffie and Bernice Overman. MISS UorUt Bean, wliu Ihe minute program of prenuptial music Noble. semester vacation here visiting her mother. Mrs. Fred Beaen, left this morning to to return to Ole Miss. She was accompanied by Miss Jane Penny of Maiden, Mo. Miss Martha Bean, Charles Ray Hall, Miss Janice Johnson, Bobby Lee Hill. Steve Hill and Drane Adams, all students at Hendrix College, will leave in the morning to return to school after a semester vacation here with their parents. Condition of G. C. Hawks, who underwent surgery Friday at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, is reported to be satisfactory. He is in Room 729. Mrs. Randal Hawks, Mrs. T, I. Seay and Mrs. Mervin Gillis were in Memphis yesterday to visit Mr. Hawks. Warren Allen is undergoing; treatment at Blytheville Hospital. Mrs. John Crim is a patient in Chickasawba Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Moon were in Memphis yesterday to undergo checkups at Methodist Hospital there. They were motored to Memphis by J. Cecil Lowe. Carl W. Ethridge has arrived at his new base in Jacksonville. Fla.. after spending a 36-day leave here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Hughes. Mr. Ethridge has just completed four year? with the Navy and has re-enlisted for another six years. In Jacksonville, he will be stationed at the Naval Ai, Station. Miss Jeanne Crouthers of Hikes- ton was the weekend guest of Miss Bobbie Jean Byrd Mis? Crouthers and Miss Byrd are both students at Ole Miss. at the organ with Mrs. C. R. Meyer The t . hree , tjl . eri weddin p cake e n- of Jonesboro presenting the vocal j circled wjth garde nias centered the elections. Mrs. Owen Hudgm, also| brida , table. Crystal compotes filled with fragrant white roses and fever few were used on this table. White tapers in silver candelabra of Jonesboro, accompanied Mrs. Moyer. Preceding the bride to the altar were her sister, Miss Susan Moore, •who served as maid of honor, and Misses Polly Deer, Maxy Alice McWaters, Sara Joe Strickland, Deloris Adams, Pat partlow and Ann Seay, who served as bridesmaids. Taper Lighters were Molly Graham and Jean Bell. Susan Spurlock and burned on either side of the cake. The punch table held a centerpiece of white gardenias. This arrangement was in a silver wicker basket and a white linen cloth was used to overlay the table. Reception assistants were Monya Gary, , , ,, , , Kav Blankenship, Carmen Becky Strickland, cousins of thej Mrs Denny Byrum Mrs Melvin groom, were flower girls. , Hakell. Molly Graham, Jean Bell. The jnaid of honor and brides- j Mrs. Rupert Crafton and Mrs. Philip maids were attired in aqua taffeta j Deer. gowns fashioned with strapless bod- ] For traveling the bride wore a ices, brief jackets and voluminious j eo i d W ool dress and brown checked floor length skirts over period ^oat with gold cuffs and collar. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Spurlock and i children. Mrs. John Kenward Mrs. ! Bill Hickox. Dr. and Mrs. W. E. Berry. Ms. James Taylor, Dr. Owen j Hudgins of Jonesboro; Mr. and Mrs. Dalton Fowls ton of Lepanto; Mrs. Thomas Garett Jr., and son of Grenada. Miss.; Mrs. Bell Moore of Tupelo; Mr. and Oscar Blankenship of Marvel; Mrs. I Aileen Wallace of' Memphis; Mrs. Maurice Abel of Fort Smith and Boyce Freeman Moore of Palm Beach, Fla. Mrs. Billy Parrish Miss Hodge Billy Parish, T The Tribes Go Up* Reviewed At Trinity WMU Circle Meeting "The Tribes Go Up" was the mission book reviewed yesterday at the Women's Missionary Union Circles of Trinity Baptist Church. All day circles met at the church * . yesterday for the study and a potluck luncheon with 15 members present. Mrs. Bill Cook led the opening prayer. Those reviewing the book were Mrs. Alvis Harris, Mrs. J. C. Jewell, Mrs. Cook and Mrs. A. D. Priest. The dismissal prayer was given by Mrs. John Buchanan. Rose Marlowe Circle met at the home of Mrs. Oaylord Lewis for the study with nine members and three visitors,, Mrs, Curtis Forrister, Mrs David Boren and Mrs. Grady Sims, present. Mrs. R. F. Pike gave the opening prayer with Mrs. Lewis giving the devotional and Mrs. L; D. Marr the A business session was presided over by Mrs. Boren and Mrs. J. D. Eatmon dismissed the group. Her accessories were in beige and she completed her attire with a hoops. The carried crescents of gardenias. The taperlighters wore identically j mink fur cape and. orchid from her made gowns in dusty rose. The j bridal bouquet. flower girls wore floor "length white j The couple will make their home nylon tulle over satin gowns. ) at 110 Osage on the Arkansas State Miss Moore entered the bridal aisle on the arm of her father wearing an original gown by France Duehren of imported French rosepoint Chantllly lace over nylon tulle and bridal satin. The pointed basque fastened with miniature lace buttons. The de- colletage portrait yoke with insets of pleated tulle was embroidered with seed pearls interspersed with sequins. The lace draped in tunic fashion over gathered tulle skirts worn over Southern Belle hoops. Her veil fell from a coolie cap of complementing lace. She carried a white prayer book topped with a single pure whit* orchid. Her only ornament was a single strand of pearls, a gift of the groom. Britt Owens served Mr. Strickland as best man. Ushers were Don Harris, Hoyt Chisenhall, James Taylor, Jimmy Strickland. Sonny Hankwitz and Gene Strickland. Mrs. Moore chose for her daughter's marriage a pink lame dress Campus where they are students. Out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Murry Moore from Tupelo, Miss.; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fitzpatrick of Memphis; Mr. and Mrh. Johnny Edwards of Memphis; Mr. and Mrs. Hadley Hays and sons of Marked Tree; Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Moyer. Saturday night,. Mrs. Strickland entertained with a rehearsal dinner at her home for the wedding party. Co-hostesses were Mrs. Moyer and Mrs. Spurlock. They were assisted in entertaining by Mrs. Gene Strickland and Mrs. Jimmy Strickland. An arrangement of white chrysanthemums was used on the dining table with individual tables holding white tapers decorated with lilies-of-the-valley. The coffee table held a miniature bride and groom. The bride-elect received a gardenia corsage. During the evening. Mr. Strickland presented his attendants with cuff links. An out-of-town was Mrs. Thelma Palmer of Memphis. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times Tl'ES.. WED. & THURS. IM.l'S SRLKCTED SHORTS Cinemascope at Its Best With Stereophonic Sound! Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. (or Ritz & Roxy Program Announcement* TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY Find Your Name in Our Ad and Be Our Guest to Se« "Quentin Durward" SIR WALTER SCOTTS IK ADVfNTUftfS Of QUENTIN DURWARD *f arcing Robert TAYLOR Kay Robert KENDALL-MORLEY in COLOR SKI.KCTKI) SiiOKTS Mis» Bills Bishop Mr. and Mrs. Homer Hodge announce the marriage of their daughter. Miss Frances Evelyn Hodge, to Billy Hugh Parrish, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Par-fish of Dell with whom he made his home. The wedding was solemnized Jan. 21 in Hernando, Miss. The bride wore a grey wool suit with navy accessories. Miss Bonnie Sue Poff and Billy Joe Walters were the couple's attendants. Mrs. Parrish, a graduate of BlytheviHe High School, is now employed at Phillips Motor Company. Mr. Parrish attended Dell High School and is employed at Central Metals Products. They are making their home in BlytheviHe at 713 Harrison.. Last week Mrs. Louis Anderson and Mrs. Denny Byrum entertained with a shower at the home of Mrs. Byrum complimenting Mrs. Parrish. A pink and white color scheme was used in decorating entertaining rooms of the home with the dining table centerpiece being a wedding cake inscribed with Billy and Frances. Floral arrangements were of spring flowers. Mrs. Parrish received a pink and white carnation corsage from her hostesses and Mrs. Homer Hodge, mother of the honoree, received a pink carnation corsage. OWS "Mildreir Matthew Circle met at the home of Mrs. Cletus Huds'on with 11 members present. Mrs. Alvin' Pritchard opened the meeting with prayer and Mrs, Edward rous'M had charge of the business session. The mission review was taught by Mrs. Harris and Mrs. Howard Caldwell with closing prayers being given by Mrs. Gene Pierce and Mrs. Roussel. At the Hospitals BlytheviHe Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. G. W. Brown, Rt. 2, city Mervin Hufman, Rt. 1, city J. T. Taylor, Armorel Mrs. Douglas Roberson and baby. Rt. 3, city Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Katie Walker, city Mrs. Marion Prost and baby, city Stanton Clark, Trenton, Tex. Breakfast Compliments Miss Long Mrs. Lynn Stvens, Miss Ann Perry and M iss Bobbie Jean Byrd entertained with a breakfast at Hotel Noble yesterday in compliment to Miss Sandra Long, bride-elect of Pat Smothermon. Guests were seated at a table centered with a bridal couple with placecards being frosted wedding bells on heart-shaped bases. A red carnatioi corsage marked the place for Miss Long who was dressed in a navy blue jumper complemented by a white wool jersey blouse. The hostesses also presented the bride-elect pattern. China in her chosen Mrs. Toby Long 'and Mrs. Jim Smothermon, mothers of the betrothed couple, were special guests along with two out-of-town guests, Miss Jeanne Crouthers of-Sikeston and Miss Martha Riverside, Conn. McEachern of Fashion has a many-splendored look this year. Even little velvet slippers for at-home wear glitter and gleam with stones and braid. Miss Overman Complimented With Shower A shower at Hotel Noble Colonial Room Saturday night honored bride-elect. Miss Maxine Overman of Little Rock and Blytheville. Mrs. Edward Roussell, Mrs. James Vest and Mrs. Gene Lanham were hostesses for the affair. Gifts were displayed on a table centered with white and silver carnations. White and silver tapers were used pn the refreshment table With a corsage of white and silver carnations being presented to Miss Overman from her hostocscE. Annual Garden Club Banquet Held at Hotel The annual Blytheville High School Garden Club banquet was held Friday night at Hotel Noble with a Winter Wonderland theme being used for decorations and the program. ' ( " The focal point in the room was a large archway Inscribed with the theme. Standing beneath the arch was "Frosty the Snowman." Tables held sleighs filled with white car nations. W. D. Tommey. school principal, gave the invocation with Jeanettc Oobb, club president, giving the welcome. The response was given by Max Haynes.. "Winter Wonderland" was the solo presented by Imogene Owens and Miss Gail Brogdon depicted "The Dream Lady." Janet Boyd sang "I'll See You in My Dreams," and a prophecy "Dreaming by the Fire," was given by Jeanette Gurley Mrs. John Krutz and baby, city Mrs. Thomas flarber and baby Luxora Sally Jones and baby, city Mrs. F. u oldham, city If you live out of town . . . and want THE COURIER NEWS Contact these agents LUXORA -------- C.H. Banner OSCEOLA - Mrs. Marqaret Morse 325 Elizabeth, Phone 387 WILSON Billy Burns 27 Adams Keiser Truman Henderson DELL Donnie Baker MANILA Charles Miller HOLLAND Jimmy Jones STEELE Sonny Stroud H A YTI ----- Clifford Dickerson 600 N. Third CARUTHERSVILLE - - Mike Dale 1808 Parkriew, Phone 1127 They also gave her a milk glass fruit bowl. The bride-elect wore for the occasion a pink taffeta frock. Special guests were- Mrs. Leon Jones and Misses Bernice and Cliffie Overman, sisters of the honoree. Mary Martha Class Has Potluck Supper A politick supper for members of Mary Marrha Sunday School Class, First Baptist Church, was given last night at the home of Mrs. Joe K. Waddy with Mrs. Dula Morris co-hostess. Eight members and one visitor, Mrs. H. E. Blaylock, attended the upper. The hostesses used a Valentine theme in decorating their table. A red cloth overlaid the table with the centerpiece being formed with white pom-poms accented by vivid ! led carnations. j Placecards were chocolate hearts. | Mi's. Matt Monaghan conducted! business session following the meal and Mrs. Maude Cassidy led the dismissal prayer. W~. —B^ Nicholson—concluded—tfte- program with a talk entitled "The Wintertime of Life." Garden Club officers are Miss Cobb, president; Oracle Owens, vice- president; Patsy Gentry, second vice-president: Imogene Owens, secretary; Miss Gurley. treasurer; Billie Ann Watson, sergeant-at-arms; Margaret Kennedy, parliamentarl- Miss Luna sponsor. B. Wilhelm is club Mrs. Brooks Teaches Mission Study atCircle Business Women's Circle Number Ten of First Baptist Church had I as its guest last night Mrs. H. H. j Brooks who taught the mission study I book. -Who Are They?" ,' | The circle met at the home of •' Mrs. Leon Jones and Miss Cliffie j Overman. Mrs. Bill Stancil and Miss Mary I Christian Adventurers Class Has Party Lt. and Mrs. Dick Lauer entertained Christian Adventurers Class of First Christian Church at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Strickland last night. Mr. and .Mrs. Jada McOuire with Mr. and Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe were in charge of the games and contests for the 25 members in attendance. At the conclusion of games, the hosts served a dessert course and coffee. In a brief business session, conducted by Mr. Strickland, reports were given by captains of the two teams in the inter-class contest. Those captains are Lt. Lauer and Sgt. David Griffy. The Rev. and Mrs. James Rainwater were special guests at the party which was closed with a friendship circle and prayer by the Rev. Ml-. Rainwater. Webb led the prayers during the evening. Refreshments were served during the social hour. HAMBURGERS For your protection, our Hamburger Patties are prepared and delivered frozen by a nationally known government inspected meat packing plant. A warm well-seasoned him enhances the wholesome deliciousness of this pure hamburger. KREAM KASTLE Walnut & Division Phone 3-8051 DRIVE-IN YOU CAN'T STOP THE QUEEN MARY WITH A Cl.OTnE$i.lN t * • any more than yoo can keep a tornado from hitting your house. But you can buy insurance — the right kind, in the right amount. We'll b« glad to advise. NOBLE GILL AGENCY GLENCOE BLDG. Pho. 3-6868 Phoru For Free Eatimatci R. C. FARR & SONS Owners Phone 3-4662 — 400 Railroad — Phone 3-4567 BEA Has Third Meeting of Year The Blytheville Education Association held its third meeting of th« year at 7:30 last night in Plant»- tion.Room of Hotel Noble. Miss Minnie Foster, program chairman, presented the N.E.A. skit, "The Verdict Is Yours," with parts being taken by Mr«. Lloyd Stickmon, Mrs. Mary Emma Reed, Mrs. Fred Wnhl, Charles Henderson. Emery Wilson, Mitchell Johns, Marion Spalding and Roy Warford. At the conclusion of the skit Mrs. Lillian Frank, Miss Alice Mario Ross, Mrs. Olive Kirksey, Mis» Monta Hughes and Miss Melba Marion were leaders of "buzz" groups. The reaction of the members to the skit will be sent to National Education Association. J. p. Sweat, president, was In charge of the business meeting, at which time committee reports were given by W? D. Tommey and R. G. McGraw. A dessert course was served BO the 50 members present. THROUGH MOBS/119 -than any other brand. Orange flavored; accurate dosage. Buy the best for your child. STJOSEPH : ASPIRIN , FORCHIIDRMJ Mft Largest Selling Aspirin. For Cfita MOX THEATRE On W. Main St. In Blytheville Phone 3-4621 Weekdays Show Starts 7:00 p.m. — Sat. & Sun. 1:00 p.m. The Finest in Cinemascope Presented in High-Fidelity Optical Sound! Now Under New Management Mox Theatre is now being managed by W. F. McCann. new owner — Come out and enjoy fine movie entertainment at any lime. Tonight Is Bargain Night Tues. Jan. 31. ADMISSION lOc and 20* Double Feature LORETTA YOUNG JEFF CHANDLER OMTAUJNG AlEX HKOL- FRANCES PEE — AND — ILS INTO LARAMIE PAYNE BLANCHARD DURYEA H UNIVERSAl-INTERNATIONAl PICIUSE ALSO CARTOON WED. & THURS. Double Feature . * MWKtt.Ml«W.W)fMl PICtUK — AND — M-O-M'i flction-hit... InCOlOK ..... and mam GREEN FIRE ALSO CARTOON

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