The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 13, 1956 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, February 13, 1956
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1956 — Society News,- n Ann \lallnrv Siu'iofv RHitnr * PhC MlM Millie Ann Mailory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Mr. and Mrs. Pat Smothermon {Photo by Bearden) James Patrick Smotherman, Miss Long Wed in Ceremony In an outstanding wedding of the winter .season Miss Sandra Lee Long, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Arthur Long, yesterday afternoon became the bride of James Patrick Smothermon, son of James Nail Smothermon of Blytheville and Mrs. Crist Chifos of Wichita, Kans. Vows were exchanged at 2:30 p.m. at First Methodist Church wltti the Rev. Harold Eggensperger, pastor, officiating. Yellow gladioli were used on the altar and also in the floor baskets. Illuminating the auditorium were yellow tapers in branched candelabra. A spray of yellow gladioli was used on the satin covered prie dieu. Green-gold satin bows marked family pews, and were used on floral arrangements and candelabra. The musical program of nuptial music was provided by Mrs. John Cftuoill, organist, and Harry Carter Fa-rr, soloist, Mrs. Caudill used the traditional wedding marches with Mr. Farr singing, "All For You," "Through the Years," and "O Perfect Love." Sister Maid of Honor Preceding the bride to the altar were Miss Toby Ann Long, sister of the bride as maid of honor, and 'Miss Emadel Swearengen of Blytheville, Miss Kay Smith of Memphis and Miss Jean D river Kendrick of Osceola, who served as bridesmaids. Their gowns were identical in design of iridescent Bronzite chrom- spun taffeta. The elongated princess bodice had an Empire set-in of soft pleats developing into a decolletage neck complete with a tulip fold held in the back with a bronze velvet bow. The ballerina gathered skirts were worn over tiered horsehair petticoats. Velvet circlets with circular veils matching their dress in color and showered with single forget-me-not blossoms formed head dresses. They carried heart-shaped bouquets of yellow glamela florets touched with bronze pom-poms. The bride was escorted to the altar by heir father and wore an Ernie Kate, original of crystalline French Cfifintilly lace appliqued over nylon feille and bridal satin. The tulle decolletage portrait yoke joined the bodice with natural scallops. The long sleeves buttoned from the elbow to rose points over the hands. Her three gathered skirts, worn over period hoops, cascaded in Redingote fashion over tiers of fluted tulle. She wore a double tier fingertip veil which fell from a Madonna cap of complementing lace embroidered in seed pearls interspersed with sequins. She carried a white satin covered Bible topped with a white orchid. Mr. Smothermon served his son as best man with Jerry Halsell and Manley Feinberg of Blytheville, Johnny Long of Memphis, cousin of the bride, and Gene Gross of Forrest City acting as ushers. Reception at Hotel Immediately following the ceremony a reception was held in "the main dining room of Hotel Noble witb the -bride's parents as host, The traditional bridal cake was served from a circular table covered with pleated bridal satin. Encircling the cake were yellow gladioli florets through which were pulled bronze pom-poms. Punch was served from a table holding an arrangement of yellow gladioli flanked by glowing yellow tapers in triple branched silver candelabra. Mrs. Tommy Wood of Byhalia, Miss., Mrs. Don Coulter of Memphis, Miss Doris Bean, Miss Bobbie Jean Byrd and Mrs. Lynn Stevens were reception assistants. They wore yellow gladet corsages. Out-of-town guests were from Memphis, Osceola, Kennett and Murray. Ky. The new Mrs. Smothermon wore for her southern wedding trip an aqua shantung suit featuring a round stand-out collar fastened with a rhinestone pin. She wore a white hat and white duster with other accessories being in black Bits of News Mr, and Mrs, Emery Francis announce the birth of a daughter Saturday at Chlckasawba Hospital. The name, Mary Susan, has been chosen for the little girl. Mr. and Mrs. Francis have two other children, Stevie and Emery, Jr. Mrs. B. A. Bugg, who has been a patient in Chickasawba Hospital, is now at her home on Chickasawba. Mrs. O. E, Quellmalz underwent surgery today at Chickasawba Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Moore and daughters and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Scrape were in Ridgely, Term., yesterday to attend a family reunion. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Attaway, Mrs. Marvin Lane and Mrs. John Tyrone were in Osceola yesterday Afternoon to visit Mrs. T. C. Hooper, who is a patient in Osceola Memorial Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. McWaters and children have moved into their new home at 1303 West Chickasawba. Their daughter, Miss Mary Alice McWaters, student at Ole Miss, was home for the weekend. Dr. and Mrs. Mlllard Edds of Mulberry and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Edds of Chicago have returned to their homes after a visit here with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Edds. They came especially to be with their father, who is a patient in Chickasawba Hospital. Mrs. Dan Stowers of Little Rock arrived yesterday to be with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edds. Condition of Mr. Edds is reported to be improved. Mrs. Carmen Johnson and daughter have returned to their home in Memphis after, a week here in the A H. Webb home. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ray Thompson announce the birth of a son their first child, Saturday at Chickasawba Hospital. The baby has been named Kevin Ray. Mrs. Thompson is the former Miss Charlene Yarbro. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thompson and son Bob left this morning for Jacksonville, Fla., where they will visit Mr. Thompson's brother, Sam Thompson, and family. They will be accompanied home by his mother, Mrs. Zoa Thompson, who has spent the past several months in Florida. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Ross Smith announce the birth of a son Saturday at Chickasawba Hospital. Charles Wesley Willlford of Washington, D. C., is spending a week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W, Williford, and family. Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Parris, Jr., and daughter, Patty of Jackson, Miss., were weekend guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Scherer. Mr. and Mrs. O. E. knudsen haVe as their guests, Mr. and Mrs. George T. Morem of Harmony, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Morem are en route to Florida. Misses Glenda Lewis and Barbara Ann Tumble of Blytheville have arrived in Orlando, Fla., to make their home with Miss Lewis' sister, Miss Jerry Jo Lewis. Before going to Orlando the two girls were guests of Mrs. Bea Shook of Beaumont, Tex. While there, they attended the wedding of Mrs. Shock's son. Glen Green, who is a frequent Blytheville visitor. They also visited in Tampa where they were guests o] Mr and Mrs. Chester R. Lewis and other friends. In Orlando they are residing at 539 Broadway Street. patent. She completed her attire with the white orchid from her Bible. The couple will make their home in Orlando, Fla., where the groom is stationed with the Air Force. New Members Welcomed to Variety Club Dr. and Mrs. Troy Payne, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cowger and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Seay were welcomed as new members when Variety Club held Its monthly party at Hotel Noble Sat- utday night. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hodge and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Lanham were hosts for the Valentine Dance and decorated the room with red tapers^ red streamers, lace doilies and Valentines. Guests from Blytheville were Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Watson, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Smythe. Mr. and Mrs. Ribert L. McLaughlin, Mr. and Mrs. Earl L. Dazey, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Stephenson, Miss Alice Mayer, Kenneth Boyle, Miss Lucille Griffin, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Staggs, Mr. and Mrs. Hank Dodd, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Shonks, Miss Katherine Thompson and Dr. and Mrs. George Vernon. Out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Seitz of Osceola and Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Parris, Jr., of .Tarltsnn Miss : : VALENTINE PARTY — Children wh6 attended Junior Auxiliary Story Hour at Blytheville Public Library »re shown receiving Valentines at the party given Saturday at the library. Mrs. Spencer Alexander served as "postmistress." (Courier News Photo) Valentine Patty Marks End Of Stony Hour Attendance Contest A Valentine party at the Junior Auxiliary Story Hour Saturday marked the end of the first attendance contest. Chlldrfn wer« entertained with itorlrs, rtfrtshoicnU and favors at Blyttwvill* PubiK Ubrary. Mr*. Spencer Alexander and Mrs. Freeman Robinson were in charge. PrlK* of booki have been pre- sented to the home room libraries of the first three grades in Central and fourth In Sudbury marking the highest attendance in the last three months. A second contest is. now under way. The ninth gradfe Y group has made posters for each of the grade schools to emphasize the importance of attendance. Rend Courier Newt Classified Ad*. Dianne Still, Gean Atkinson Give Dance Dianne Still and Gean Atkinson entertained friends Friday night with a dancing party in celebration of Valentine's Day at the Country Club. The ballroom was festive for the occasion with red balloons bordering the balcony in clusters. A double heart studded with white carnations centered the buffet table. Preceding the supper the host and hostess led the 65 guests in a grand march. . " Out-of-town guests were Michael Alexander and Sammy Ann Primm of Germantown, Tenn., Edgar Stacy of Dell and Becky Young and Sue Dunn of Osceola. Mrs. E. F. Still and Mrs. Gean Atkinson, mothers of the host and hostess, were chaperones for the affair. Miss Allison Honored with Bridal Shower Miss Peggy Allison was honored with a bridal shower Friday night by her mother, Mrs. dlan Allison. Twenty friends attended the shower with the evening being spent in playing party games. Winners were Mrs. Qene Phillips, Mrs. Maggie Carney and Mrs. Jimmy Williams. Mrs. L. H. Smith presided at the refreshment table which was centered with a miniature bride and red tapers in crystal holders. Lt. and Mrs. Thomas Cook« (Photo by Bearden) Marriage of Lt. Thomas Cooke To Miss Nichols Solemnized The marriage of Miss Martha Janice Nichols, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Nichols of Blytheville to Lt. Thomas Patterson Cooke of Marvell, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Cooke of Marvell, was solemnized last night in a candlelight ceremony at First Christian Church here. ' \ Brush Out Loose Hair By ALICU HART NBA Beauty Editor Many teen-agers avoid brushing their hair because they are | alarmed about the amount of hair that's left in the brush. This is a self-defeating ruse Brushing does remove the loose hairs, but they're loose whether 'one brushes or not. If the hair is not brushed, the loose hairs will find their way off the head and on to clothes, hats, necklines and. worst of all, into food. Hair does fall out and is replaced. But there is little excuse for having to spend the day picking loose hairs off a coat collar and out of the bands of hats. Teens have a tendency to avoid going to a professional hair stylist to have their hair thinned, when this would also be an effective weapon against loose hair. Then they double the problem by not brushing at all. Par better to leave the hair on the stylist's floor or in the wastebasket than on the coat collar. Hair should be brushed every day and as often during the day as is possible. Long shaggy bobs loved by teen-agers, particularly need brushing. The brush should then be combed out and the loose hairs deposited in the wastebasket or garbage. The habit some young women have of balling up the loose hairs and burning them in an ash tray is too repulsive to merit discussion. : The Rev. James R&irrwater, pastor, officiated with nuptial music being presented by Ralph Nichols Jr., organist and brother of the bride, and Miss Emily Damon, soloist. Miss Damon sang "I Love Thee," "Through the Years," and "The Lord's Prayer." The church was decorated with a wrought iron arch entwined with greenery and chrysanthemums. Cathedral candles glowed in bran- ed candelabra. Palms and huckleberry greenery accented by baskets of silver sheer chrysanthemums formed the background. The bridal aisle was lighted by white tapers. Mrs. Jack Hamman of Memphis was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Donna Sue Gore of Blytheville, Miss Kay Cooke of Marveil, sister of the bridegroom. Tannda Langston served as junior bridc-smaid and taperlighters were Miss Ann Hindman of Blytheville and Miss La Vetra Cavense of Jonesboro. The attendants wore identical gowns of pale pink crystallette- over net. The princess teu gore ballerine style featured a heart-shaped neckline. Their headbands were pompa- deaur bands with butterfly bows and attached veils of the same' color. They carried feathered white and pink carnations with colonial holders fashioned from pink fluffs and satin. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a waltz length gown of French lace over taffeta with scoop neckline and cap sleeves. The full skirt was fashioned at the bottom with an accordion pleat set on by a row of pearls. She wore a pearl tiera with fingertip length veil and carried a single white orchid mounted on a pearl cased Bible outlined by valley lilies. Her only ornament was a single cessories. Both mothers- Wore pink cymbedium orchid corsages. Following the ceremony a reception was held In the, church social rooms which were decorated with arrangements ot pastel pink tulips and daisies. • Pink camellias were used around the p_ink ana white tiered wedding cake.'The bride's table where the cake wajs placed, wa« overlaid with an imported cutwork cloth. Silver appointments were used on the table. A memory scented candle glowed at the side of the bride's book. Miss Peggy Copelin of Tulsa, Okla., presided at the book. Reception assistants were , Miss Melba Hill, Miss Lela Brown of Jonesboro, aunt of the bride, Mrs. James Terry, Mrs. R. L. Dedman, Mrs. lone Gore, Mrs. Charles Ray Newcomb, Mrs. F. E. Utley, Mrs. W. D. Cobb and Mrs. Rupert Crafton. Mrs. W. E. Hendrix provided piano selections throughout the reception. Pink camellia corsages were worn by the reception assistants. A green spring suit with matching accessories and -the orchid from her Bible was chosen by the bride for her brief wedding trip. The couple will make their home in Benson, Ariz., where Lt. Cooke is stationed with the Air Force. Out-of-town guests were Mrs. Laura Billings and Mi', and Mrs. Bill Young and daughter Janet of Parma, Mo.; Jack Hamman of Memphis; Mr. and Mrs. Dalton C. Fowlston of Lepanto; Mrs John Slaughter, Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Meyer, Miss Evelyn Carlton and Mr. and Mrs. George Stickler of Jonesboro. Others were Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Henderson Jr., Miss Anne Holland: Mr. and Mrs. David Henderson and Mr. and Mrs. Fisher Tatum, all of strand of pearls, a gift of the groom. I Marvell; Mr. and Mrs. Pictor --- " • ' 'Sam Cooke Jr., of Marvell served his brother as best man. Ushers were A. B. Thompson of Marvell, Joe Waters of West Helena and Davis Cobb of Blytheville. Kenny Nichols," brother of the bride, served as rlngbearer. t.'JJ Mrs. Nichols wore for her daughter's marriage a Dior blue costume suit and white flower hat. The groom's mother wore a navy Shreeves, Miss Kay Shreeves and Mrs. Bill Vandever of West Helena; Bill Inman of Clarksdale, Morris Maupin of Vanndale, James Lynch of Weiner, Bill Leach of Pine Bluff and Eddie Barker of Wappapello, Mo. Saturday night members of the wedding party and out-of-town guests were entertained with a rehearsal dinner at the Rustic Inn blue lace dress with matching ac- by the groom's parents. Signed, Sealed and . . . ? DETROIT (j?) — Iowa's Jerry Reichow is one of the few college Ipayers to sign a professional contract before being drafted by a National Football League team. The Detroit Lions, anxious to bolster their quarterback slot, signed Reichow and then made him their first draft choice at the NFL meetings in Los Angeles. Arthritis-Rheumatism Vital Facts Explained FREE DESCRIPTIVE BOOK As a public service to all readers of this paper, a new 44-page highly Illustrated book on Arthritis and Rheumatism will be mailed ABSOLUTELY FREE to all who write for It. This FREE BOOK fully explains the causes. Ill-effects and danger in neglect of these painful and crippling conditions. It also describes a successfully proven drugless method of treatment which has been applied in many thousands of cases. This book Is yours WITHOUT COST or obligation. It may be the means of saving years of untold mi»ery. Don't delay. Send for your FREE BOOK today. Address The Ball Clinic, Dcpt, 4204, Excelsior Springs, Mo. Centrally Located For Easy Shopping HI-WAY DRUG We Give Top Value Stamps Prentii Heifer, Her. Phirnuciit * M{r. Cbarlee Brogdon. owner Main at Division Phone 2-2019 We Have Moved! THE BOOK EXCHANGE (Formerly Located at 503 West Main Street) HAS MOVED TO 900 W. ASH ST. Phone POplor 3-3528 • Books • Games • Gifts • Greeting Cards • Model Planes — Ships — Cars • Stationery • Bridge Cards • Tallies • Score Pads • Hand-Made Party Decorations by Order NO PARKING PROBLEM NO CHARGE FOR GIFT WRAPPING CLOSED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOONS Coming Events Monday Circles of Presbyterian Church meeting: Circle Five with Mrs. Curtlss Anderson, 8 p.m. Circle Six with Mrs. A. S. Harrison, 8 p.m. Circle Seven' with Mrs. W. 0. Leggett and Mrs. Marie Burns, 8 pjn. Tuesday Blytheville Chapter Number 279 of Eastern Star having stated meet- Ing at Masonic Temple, 8 p.m. Love Group meeting with Mrs. Minnie Hanley. CJB Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. Robert McQraw. Tuesday Canasta Club meeting with Mrs. E. E. Jackson. Tuesday Bridge Club meeting With Mrs. E. M. Regenold. Wednesday Wednesday Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. W. J. Pollard. Club Eight meeting with Mrs. R. C. Allen. PS Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. Virginia Drew. Town and Country Club meeting with Mrs. M. N. Nunn. TLE Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. Herman Turner. Thursday .id-Week—CIuB—meeting Mrs. Walter Morrow. Duplicate Bridge League meeting. Air Force Base Chapel Guild meeting With Mrs. Hazel Paulker- son, 2116 North Circle Drive, 9:30 a.m. Corps of Engineers Women's Club meeting at Hotel Noble. Mrs. Jack Cowger and Mrs. C. Brandon are hostesses. Thursday Contract Club meeting with Mrs. P. B. Joyner. LaNueve Club meeting with Mrs. Newton Whitls. Thursday Club meeting with Mrs. Ruth Tanner. Kibitzer Club meeting with Mrs. 3. M. Williams, Jr. Chillion Club meeting with Mrs. L. O. Gill. Mrs. Harvey Morris and Mrs. J. W .Rayder entertaining Thursday At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Doyle Eminbry, West Memphis. Mrs. Z. Gann, city. Mrs. Mattle Hopkins v city. , Daisy Rebecca Little, Steele. Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Pearle Williams, city. Mrs. B. A. Bugg, city. Mrs. Charlie Richardson, city. Charles P. Ellis, city. Mrs. Jimmy Arnold, city. Mrs. Larry Daniels, city. Mrs. J. J. Moore, city. Corene Brown, city. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Victoria Eice, Manila. Debbie Allen, Hornersville. Hoyt Turner Jr., Steele. Mrs. Pete young, Steele. Mrs. Elizabeth Hodges, city.. Mrs. Floyd Barger, Rt. 1, Steele. Miss Leoma Carter, city. CROWDED COUNTRY There are 2,500,000 Inhabitants squeezed into Puerto Rico's 3436- square-mile area. Only Rhode Island, among states of the Union, has more persons per square .mile. Bridge Club. Friday Vendredi Club meeting at home of Mrs. Bob Gardener. Pounders Day program at Blythe- vllle High School, 7:30 p.m. Chapter N PEO meeting at home of Mrs. R. A. Nelson lor 1 p.m. luncheon. Mrs. Jim Smart co- hostess. Friday Contract Club meeting with Mrs. C. W. Garrlgan. Friday Club meeting with Mrs. Bob Logan. Saturday Duplicate Bridge League meeting. Cotillion Club meeting at Hotel Noble,. 9 p.m. Hoste'-are Mr. and Mrs. Melvln Halsell, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Harpole, Mr. and Mrs. Blan Heath. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hord and Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Hughes. Spring Fashion From Hays! glamour In a /ijjy tHf moil etHiious WIUMHOUHO mtixiss tvi« FASHIONED • Just tie this full ilcirted Glam-o-Wrap front or back and you'll look fresh and lovely in a wink. Solid colored bodice contrails a gayly striped sVirt in wonderful, washable cotton chambroy. Your choice of blue, pink or maize.' Siiei 10-20 and 12W-22H. 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