The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 6, 1953 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 6, 1953
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PAGE FOUR m/TTHEVILLE (AIUU COURIER NEWS MONDAY, APRIL 8, 1*51 oce P»t Mullins, Society Editor t Phone 4461 Reception Given For Newly-Weds Mr. and Mrs. Clay StnlliiiKS complimented their daughter, Mrs. Bobby Simmons, and Mr. Simmons who were married in February with a reception and party at tlicir home In Half Moon Friday night. Lilacs, Iris and gladioli In various pastel shades were used throughout the Shillings home. Parly games were conducted by Mrs. Jolly Leggett, after which wedding cake and punch were served by Miss Donna Rose Simmons and Miss Mary Clay stalling*. Mrs. Simmons wore for the oc- accediories. Mrs. Sam Simmons, mother oi the groom was a special guest. Surprise Party Given in Home Bits of News luj MARRIED HERE — Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lamar Wood are shown following their 4 p.m. marriage yesterday at the First Methodist Church. Mrs. Wood is the former Miss Janet Rivers Dickinson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Rivers Dickinson, and Mr. Wood is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Prentls Wood of Byhaia, Miss., where the couple will live. vVood-Dickinson Marriage Rites Conducted at Methodist Church Now on a wedding trip to New Orleans and Biloxi are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lamar Wood, who exchanged vows in n double ring ceremony yesterday afternoon fit, the First Methodist Church on Main Street. Mrs. Wood was before her marriage Miss Janet Rivers Dickinson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Rivers Dickinson. Mr. Wood, of Byhalia, Miss., is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Prentis Wood, nlso <if Byhalia. The Rev Roy I. Bagley performed the four o'clock cere- j mony. - ] Woodwardia trees and trees of} emerald foliage were placed to form j of ^he valley, a background from the altar urns, which held while stock and white satin bows, Interspersed with emerald foliage. White wrought iron candelabra held lighted white candles across the back of the church. White tapers in white candelabra were nlso used to mark the brial j aisle. : Mrs. C. Murray Smart, aunt of ! the bride, played at the organ a ; program of nuptial music as guests : gathered, and the traditional wedding processional and recessional. ! She wore an afternoon gown of i slate gray and pinned red camellias at her shoulder. Jimmy Culbertson, a student at j Mississippi Southern College. Hat- ! tiesburg. Miss., sang "Oh Promise Me," "Because" and "The Lord's Prayer/ * : Mrs. George Clayton Ford, Jr., sister of the bride, served as matron ' of honor. Bridesmaids included Misses Kay Smith and Sandra Long, Mrs. Billie Marie Barnett Reid, and Miss Dolores Parker of Holland, Mo. They were identically gowned In white net over taffeta, fashioned with strapless bodices, with matching stoles, skirts of several layers of net, which were cut in petal points. They carried pale blue fans of maline, with arrangements of pink carnations and pale blue streamers , Judy Brooks of Memphis, a cousin Of the bride, and Jimmy Wood. brother of the groom of Byhalia, Mrs. Nettie House left yesterday afternoon to accompany her con, Floyd House, Mrs. House and son, home to Memphis for a week's visit. Graham Partlow lefy today to return to University of Arkansas where he is ;i student, after spending the Ea.ster holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H, G. Partlow. Miss Alice Saliba of Streeter, ill., will leave tonight after spending th Eiister holidays with her parent/;, Dr. and Mrs. J, A. Saliba. While here, she accompanied her parents to Memphis where they visited another daughter, Mrs. George Favatl. and Mr. I'Vivati. Simon, Jr., student at University of Arkansas, returned today after visiting his parents, Mr, and casion, a Dnryl original suit of | Mrs. Mose Simon. peach shantung, with black patent Mrs. James Barksdale motored her daughter, Mrs. Frank Wagner, Jr., and Mr. Wagner to Fayctteville today, where Mr. Wagner attends University of Ark»nt>as. She will remain for several clays. She was accompanied by her son, James Bryan. Mr. and Mrs. U. S. Branson, Jr., and children. Kuthy and Pete, ol Dallas, Tex., were the week end guests of Mr. Branson's parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. U. S. Branson. Other week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Branson, Sr., were Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Ewart, Jr., and three children of Dover, N. J., and Mrs. W. H. Ewart of Kufiiusko, Miss. Mrs. W. H. Baker has returned Mrs. Earl jarrctt complimented j her daughter. Brenda Jarrctt with a .surprise birthday party at their home Saturday afternoon, when Brenda celebrated her fifth birthday. Balloons, pnstel streamers, and pastel flowers were used throughout the entertaining rooms. Party games were played and each guest was presented with an Easter basket fillet! with candy Easter eggs, and artificial chickens. Mrs. Weslie Bonds of Steele; assisted the hostess in entertaining. Art out-of-town guest for the party was Jimmy Bonds of Steele, Mo. lighted the candles. Mrs. Wood, who wns given in marriage by her father, who escort- the cake, ed her down the bridal aisle, wore a Madame Emily original gown of imported chant illy lace over gleaming white satin. The closely-fitted bodice buttoned down the back with tiny satin-covered buttons. The low neckline was framed with lace petals nnd she wore matching • lace gauntlets. The skirt, in terrace length, with a back sweep was worn over period hoops. She wore a white misty veil of Illusion, and carried n white prayer book topped with a single pure white orchid and lilies Dickinson's choice for her daughter's marriage. She wore navy accessories, and a corsage of pink camellias. Mrs. Wood chose for the occasion, a dress of pink, with navy accessories and pinned n corsage of rose camellias at her shoulder. Mr. and Mrs Dickinson -were host at their home for a reception fo!- nt their home for a reception following the wedding. The bride's ta ble, which held the traditional white wedding cake, and a crystal punch bowl, was centered with a crystal wedding ring bowl filled with gardenias, which also surrounded from a two-month visit In Santa Anna, Calif., where she was guest of, her brother, J. M. Reynolds. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Evrarcl and daughter, of Memphis spent the week end here with Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Evrard, and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Roe. Dr. and Mrs. James C. Guard and family have as their houseguests, Mrs. Guard's parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Y. T. Rowan of Okalona, Mies., who spent Easter, and will remain for the week. Mrs. R. H. Jones of Osceola, Mrs. Duplicate League Conducts Game Mrs. Russell Phillips and Mrs. 0 W. Affllck won first place at a flvo- tabla Howell movement played Saturday afternoon by members of the Duplicate Bridge League, when they gathered at Hotel Noble. Other winners included Mrs. Poy Etchleson and Mrs. Dick Watson, second, and Mrs. E B. Gee and Mrs. George Wiggs, third place. Bathney Class Meet Conducted in Home Members of the Bathney Class of Emmanuel Baptist Church of Half Moon were entertained with a tacky party by Mrs. Ernest Sigman Thursday, when Mrs. O. C. Hick.s conducted games. Mrs. Jolly .Leggett conducted a Bible quiz; which was Won by Mrs. Hicks. Mrs. Lem Richardson won the tacky prize. After refreshments, Mrs. Hicks offered prayer to dismiss the class. Marriage Licenses The following couples have obtained marriage licenses from the ocice of the County Clerk, Mrs. llizabeth Blythe Parker: Paul Galyean and Glenda Shu- naker, both of Leaehville; Albert Kelly, Caruthersville, and Lorraine Rennebu, St. Louis; James P. Flem- Miss Merry Nell Lane presided at the guest book. Others who assisted in entertaining and serving- were Mrs. J. H. Smart, Mrs. J.R. Turner of Colliervillc, Tenn., Mrs, Robert Ray Williams of Byhalia. Mrs. J. Merrill Jontz, Miss Emmculel Swearengen, and Miss Elizabeth Lutes. Miss Frances Slayton played piano selections during the reception. They were each given corsages of white carnations. Mr. Wood and his bride left later In the afternoon for their wedding , trip, the bride wearing a gray suit Mr. \\ood served his son as best I nnt! nnvy accessories, and her orchid from the bridal bouquet at her shoulder. Upon their return, the bride will finish school here, and will join her husband in May,' after her graduation. man. George Clayton Ford. Jr., Dubley Walker of Holly Springs, Miss., Cliff Boswoll nnd French Wood of Byhalia, served as ushers. A mauve lace and georgette over taffetti afternoon gown was Mrs. J. B. Lovett of Wilson, Mrs. Kendall Berry, Mrs. E. L. Hale, and Mrs. Charles Ray New comb of Blytheville. will be in Little Rock this week for the Arkanfitis Baptist Woman's Missionary" Union. Mrs. Minnie Garvin of Ruston, La., will accompany Mrs. Jones for a two week's visit. Family Gathering Is Held at Home Mrs. Nettie House and Mr. nnd Mrs. S. D. McGhee entertained yes- EXCHANGE MARRIAGE VOWS — Mr. and Mrs. James Patrick Fleming exchanged marriage vows yesterday in an 11:30 a.m. ceremony at the Catholic Church of Immaculate Conception. Mrs. Fleming was before her marriage. Miss Roberta Charles Bracey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Eugene Bracey of Blytheville. Following a Southern wedding trip, the couple will make their home in Ocean Springs, Miss. Roberta Bracey Becomes Bride Of James Patrick Fleming Here In a ceremony performed at the Catholic Church of Immaculate Conception, Miss Roberta Charles Bracey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert E. Brjicey, became the bride of James Patrick Fleming of Chattanooga, Tenn., son of Mr. and Mrs. Marthi A, Fleming, also of Chattanooga. The vows were exchanged at 11:30 in the morning in the presence of large gathering of friends and relatives of the couple. The Rev. Amos Knclerlin officiated. A white wicker basket holding ... . r , .. . white HOWLT.S interspersed with terdny with an informal family SW |,.] S of frrecne ry and tied with gathering with 30 attending at the | poufs of while satj ' n stood Qn panh House residence. Luncheon was served at one o'clock, after which the afternoon was spent informally. Out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Edward H. Ayers and son, Bruce, of Jonesboro, La., Mr, and Mrs. Floyd House and son of Mum- phis, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Smith and children of Jackson, Miss., Mr. and Mrs. Russell Battles of Hermondalc, Mo., and James Dorman Lester of St. Louis. Montana Is said to have conl reserves of about 222 billion tons. .side of center of the altar,, where the couple stood for their exchange of vows. Forming a backdrop for the arrangement was a row of white wrought iron candelabra holding lighted white cathedral tapers, enhanced with white satin bows, and greenery. , "Ave Maria" by Shubert, and "The Lord's Prayer" by Mallotte, were sung by Miss Jo Ann Trieschmann, who was given a corsage of pink cymbedium orchids. Sister M. Leonarda was organist Whitsitt's AFTER-EASTER CLEARANCE Starts Tomorrow Our entire stock Ladies & Children's Coats, Suits & Dresses 1 / 3 OFF It's Whitsitt'j Because You Like Smart WEDNESDAY veryone OPENING NITE FEATURE MOR&N ffivo NELSON J Also Cartoon & "Little Rascals" Comedy COMING SOON! STARVUE! WATCH FOR THESE ATTRACTIONS COMING SOON TO THE STARVUE: / MISSISSIPPI GAMBLER in Technicolor with Tyrone Power • Piper Laurie GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH in Technicolor with Cornel Wilde, Belly Hutfon and others. AGAINST ALL FLAGS in Technicolor ERROL FLYNN & Maureen O'Harn with REDHEAD FROM WYOMING in Technicolor wilh Maureen 0 Hara IT GROWS ON TREES with Irene Dunne and Dean .lasers. and used among her selections the traditional wedding marches. Miss Mildred Jane Black of Purvis, Miss., served Miss Bracey as maid of honor. She wore a ballerina length gown of dusty rose silk organza over taffeta, fashioned with a stole over the strapless molded bodice, which was sprinkled with clusters of seed pearls. Miss Black carried a cascade bouquet of gardenias, with each backed by pink velvet leaves. Loops of pink seed pearls fell from the arrangement. Given In marriage by her father, and entering the sanctuary on his arm, the bride wore a gown fashioned of imported lace over white satin for the bodice, and pleated nylon tulle over satin for the skirt. The fitted bodice had a high neckline and long fitted sleeves, which ended in petal points over her hands. She wore a closely fitted cap of seed pearls and bugle beads, from which fell a finger tip veil of nylon cred Bible, were white roses, each set in a nest of French maiine and \vhite satin bows which formed a cascade. John Fleming, brother of the groom, of Chattanooga, served as best man. Ushers were Joseph D. Lynch of Chattanooga, and John Edward Regenold of Armorel. Mrs. Bracey chose for fhe marriage of her daughter, a navy blue silk afternoon dress with matching accessories. Mrs. Flt-ming wore dress of light gray with black accessories. They were each presented a corsage of pink cymbidium orchids. • Following the wedding Mr. and Mrs. Fleming greeted their guests in the foyer of the church. Out of town guests included Mrs. Martin A. Fleming, John Fleming, Joseph Lynch, all of Chattanooga; Mr. and Mrs. I. D. Bracey and family, Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Bracey and family, all of Caruthersville, Mo.: Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Bracey and family of Numdeiein, III.; Mr. and Mrs. Carl White of Marion, Ark.; Miss Mildred Black of Purvis, Miss.; Miss Yuba Jane Hendrick of Fort Walton. Fla.; Miss Nicholi Cargile of Taylorsville, Miss.; Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Traylpr nnd Miss Martha Traylor of Wilson; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jontz and family of Memphis; Mr. and Mrs. O. L. White and family of Union City. Tenn.; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gene Kirchofl. and Miss Carol Yeargin, all of Paragould; Miss Beverly Mclntyre of Hattiesburg, Miss.; and Don Kru- ;er of Baton Rouge, La. Following a Southern wedding trip the couple will make their home it 22 Jackson Street, Ocean Springs, Miss. For traveling the bride wore a pale blue fitted silk suit with navy accessories and a corsage of white tulle. Topping & white satin cov- roses from her wedding bouquet. LAST TIMES TODAY ~BOBWU,IAMS'TDMMOB1».V HIED CURK ' JOHN ,U!CH£R irf BED DUST mntiunMummfii -IHIllijUI f:l;f[ Also Paramount News & Selected Shorts -Cf RITZ GUESTS Mr. & Mrs. Frank C. Douglas Mr. & Airs. IS. C. Bailey & Family Mr. & Mrs.. Ross Stevens & Family Mr. & Mrs. Everett Barber & Family TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY : TYRIJNE PQl/EF SAMUEL G.ENGEL- JOSEPH M. NEWMAN , JOHN"C!HIGGINS - .; Special Short "Operation A-Bomb" RITZ GUESTS Mr. & Mrs. Robert Weidman & Family Mr. & Sirs. Pole liurnhnm & Family Mr. & Mrs. D. B. Abboll & Family Mr. & Mrs. Earl Wilson & Family WSCS Has Dieting At Moore Home Memberi of thi Promised Lan4 Women's Society' of Christian Serr- jce met at the hom« of Mri. Tom Moore Friday with seven member* and three guests attending. Mrs. Marcus 'Gainer wsm nwarded a lifetime membership. Those who gave parts on the program wers Mrs. Hat-man Ellis, Mrs. Felix Hill. Mrs. Burl Malmm, Mrs. Carl .Burton, and .Mrs. Harold Thompson. Refreshments were served by th» hostess following the prayer. Coming Events Monday Members of the Alpha Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi have a 7:30 p.m. meeting at the Razorback. Members of the Woman's Auxiliary of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church has 8 p. m. meeting at the parish house. Katie Hatton YWA of First Baptist Church meets with Mrs. J. T. Westbrook at 1:15 p. m. Tuesday East Side Garden Club has 2:30 p.m. meeting with Mrs. W. E. Buc- lanan at her home on North 61 Hl- vay. Sudbury PTA has Father's night meeting at 7:30 p.m., preceded by executive board meeting at 7:15. Mrs. Hershel Beslmrce is hostesj to members of the Timka Bunco Club. Mr. E. A. Teaford is hostess to members of the Til-Town Bridge Club. La Petite Club meet with Mrs. Neal Gesell at her home. American Legion Auxiliary has weekly meeting at hut. Calvary Baptist Circles Three and Four of Business Women's Circles meet at the church at 7:30 p. m. Wednesday Deltonian Chapter of Delphian Society has meeting at 10 a.ra. at Hotel Noble. Mrs. Lewis Henderson is hostess to members of the CIB Club. Chapter "D" of PEO has 1 p.m. luncheon with Mrs. W. I. Denton at the Arkansas Chop Suey Cottage. At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. B. O. Moore, City Paul Cook, Dell J. C. Little, Sr., Steel» T. G. Poe, City Walls Hospital Dismissed: Brenda Talkington, Steele Mi's. Eunice Jackson, City Marvin Meadows, City Mrs. W. F. Lucius, City Ing, Chattanooga, and Roberta Bracey, Blytheville: Guy Trisler, Norman, Okla., and Nancy Trisler, Blytheville; T. L. Woods, Byhalia, Miss., and Jan Dickinson, Blytheville: William Grigsby and Colleen Henfro, both of Blytheville. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission l<lc & 39c At AD Times SUN -MON Double Feature •fliiMfllpfcfME.'ilOU'A-in. Also Metro News TUES- WED-THURS Double Feature i JTV* 1 4 ;rtY .-• •mi IN WARNER BROS'. NANCK OlSON'MS WSJte f»«»«.« WWMIO I. ROCEfll S ELICW1 &>itTtBi,fC>WAR0lUOW1G .w«r»c ruion "x-xK- M'.4.~r. WARNER BROS —P1US- CONVicTS I • Bit.j M ffi* Me* H UO CARTOON: Mice Paradice

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