The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 3, 1956 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 3, 1956
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PAGE FOUR BLiTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 1956 — Society News * A.» U«llnrv flrw>i*tv Rditor ' Mitti* Ann Millcry, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Mr. tnd Mn. Donald RlM Donald Rice, Miss Mullins Wed at First Baptist Church Miss Betty Ann Mullins became the bride of Donald Eu gene Rice in a ceremony Saturday evening at First Baptis Church. - The seven o'clock service was attended by members of the couple's families and close friends. Mrs. Rice is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. Ottis Mullins and Mr. Rice is. the' son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Iverson Rice all of this city. Dr. Charles Frank Pitts officiated at the double-ring ceremony. A candelabra holding gleaming white candles centered the altar arrangement, providing a background for a white satin prie dleu. Two white princess baskets filled with star Easter lilies and emerald leaves completed altar decorations. L. T. Moore of Memphis and Blytheville, organist, provided unp- tial music. During the ceremony Mr. Moore played Chopin's "Nocturne" and the traditional wedding marches along with other selections as the guests arrived. Sister Maid of Honor Serving her sister as maid of honor and only feminine attendant was Miss Jan Gay Mullins. She was gowned in powder blue embroidered cotton satin waltz length dress. Her .short gloves. sandftls and presided at the guest book. Out-of-town guests included th bride's sister, Mrs. Nathan Wade and Mr. Wade of Pulton, Ky.; th groom's sisters, Mrs. Stafford Ba! ley, and Mr. Bailey of Memphis Mrs, Sidney Herring, Mr. Herring and daughter Dot of . Arlington Tenn., Mrs. Fredrick Hartwig anc Miss Irma Rice of Kansas City Mo., Mrs. R. D. Putman and son Danny of Malvern. Also present were a cousin of thi bride, Mrs. J. W. WIdner. and daughter Prlscilla of Portagevllle Mr. and Mrs. James Wimberly o Jonesboro and Allen Niemmen o Ashtabula, 0: Mr. and Mrs. Rice departed for a wedding trip, the bride wearing an Ike Clark spring costume sul of periwinkle blue piped in white She wore a small black satin hn and black patent accessories and pinned pink camellias from her bouquet at her shoulder. The bride will temporarily make her home with. her parents while the groom completes this semester at Arkansas State College. velvet headdress matched the color of the gown. She.carried a cascade bouquet of white carnations. Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attired in traditional white. Her gown of embroidered cotton satin was designed with a rounded neckline and long sleeves. The fitted bodice was joined to a bouffant terrace length skirt which was worn over petticoats cf white net. Carries Camellias Her veil, fell into natural points from a crown of valley lilies fashioned from seed pearls. She carried a colonial nosegay of pink camellias and emerald leaves set in pale blue lacelon and white lace with hemlength streamers. Serving as best man was the bride's brother-in-law, Nathan N. Wade of Fulton, Ky. Ushers included Billy Edwards and Johnny Buchanan. The x mother of the bride was dressed in a costume suit of ashes of roses trimmed with a large white collar and worn with a white hat and black patent accessories. She was presented a shoulder corsage of white carnations. Mrs. Rice wore a dress of pink silk with navy blue coat, pink hat and navy accessories. She also received white carnations. Following the ceremony the bride and groom and their mothers received their guests in the church vestibule. Mrs. Mino F. Dover Luncheon, Royal Service Program Held by WMU Women's Missionary Union of First Baptist Church held n covered-dish luncheon and Royal Service program at the church yesterday. . Mrs. Kendall Berry presided over the meeting following repeating of the watchword. She Introduced the visitors who were Mrs. Gale Kellim, Mrs. Fred Copeland. Mrs. Wade Sharp, Sr., and Mrs. Eberdt. The opening prayer was given by Mrs. C. E. Johnson after singing of the woman's hymn. The 47 present were reminded of the district WMU rally at Number Nine Friday beginning at 10 a.m. Mrs. C. W. Afflick was program eader and also gave the devotional using as her scripture Matthew 28:1-10. The program was given around a table which was covered with both hemispheres and dolls of those countries. "Tell Them of Jesus, the Mighty to Save" was the title with Mrs. Philip Deer and Mrs. Robert. McHaney taking parts. Mrs. H. H. Brooks and Mrs. W. Marlon Williams led in prayers during the program. Bits of News ff jo A fly [' erA on at Dr. and Mrs. John Allison and daughter Alice of Chicago are guests of his father, J. P. Allison, and family. Braxton Gill returned to Baylor University yesterday after spending the holiday weekend at Dell with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hardin. He had as his houseguest Glenn Teague, also a student at the University, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Gill ar^J sons of Catron, Mo., were weekend guests of her mother, Mrs. B. G. Gill, at Dell. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Caldwell and I f daughter Kathy of De Vails Bluff visited In the home of Mr. and Mrs. Udell Newson Sunday. John White, student at University of Arkansas. Is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd A. White. Mrs. Erwin Mitchell is confined to her home at 1129 Hcarn with a broken toe. Mrs. J. H. Melton and children of Memphis were weekend guests of her parents, Mr, and Mrs. Claude Rowland. The Meltons are former Blytheville residents. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Sheddan of Senatobla, Miss., were weekend guests of their daughter, Mrs. George Hubbard, Jr., Mr. Hubbard and sons. Upon their return home yesterday they were accompanied by Mrs, Hubbard and sons. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. McGovern and children of Fort Worth, Tex., and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Turner, Jr., and son of Texarkana were weekend guests of Mrs. McGovern's and Mrs. Turner's mother, rMs. Kathleen Thomas ,and their aunt, Mrs. W. W. Hawkins. Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Aitken and son Fred of St. Louis were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Dicks. Mrs. Elizabeth Holipeter and daughter Mrs. Jane Welsh spent Sunday in Osceola visiting their mother and grandmother, Mrs. Ben Davis, who is 111 at her home there. The baby boy born to Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Allen, Jr., at Methodist Jospital in Memphis Sunday, has «i named Lawrence Ross. Mrs. A. L. Sidebottom, who makes er home here with her daughter, Mrs. Bob , Logan, fell yesterday morning and fractured her hip, She now in Campbell's Clinic in Memphis and Is In Room 212. Mrs. Smith Brackln was the weekend guest of her daughter, Ais. R., L Topper and Mr. Topper n Memphis. Miss Laura Alice Hemby Coming Events Alpha TUESDAY Delta having business neeting at Hotel Noble. 7:30 with Mrs. Floyd Seay hostess. Alpha Alpha meeting at Rustic Inn, 7:30 with Mrs. Frank Ellis ,nd Mrs. Dan McCasklll hostesses. Rainbow Girls meeting at Ma- onlo Temple, 7 p.m. B and P Business Women's Club inving charter dinner at Hotel Noble, 7:30 p.m. Exemplar Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi meeting with Mrs. Jlmmie Edwards. 7,:30 p.m. , WEDNESDAY TLE Bridge Club meeting with drs. William Lambert. Club Eight meeting with Mrs. >tto .Scrape. TOUTI and Country Club meeting 'ith Mrs. Cleo Langston. Wednesday Bridge Club meeting •ith Mrs. E. J. Cure. Garden Department of Woman's lub having daffodil show at club- ouse, 2 to 5 p.m. Yarbro PTA Pre-Sehool Round- p at Health Clinic beginning at 2:30 p.m. THURSDAY Duplicate Bridge League meet- Thursday Bridge Club meets ith Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe. D-Bly Club meeting at Razor- ack with Mrs. Floyd Phillips as jstoss. Kibitzer Club meeting with Mrs. obert McHaney. Emarion Club meeting with Mrs. d Townscnd. Chillion Club meeting with Mrs. O. Elkins. Thursday contract Club being ntertained by Mrs. Carroll Blakemore. Engagement of Miss Hemby To Warren McClure Is Told In an announcement of social interest the engagement of Miss Laura Alice Hemby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Hemby of Luxora, formerly of Yarbro, to Warren C. McClure, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe McClure of Blytheville, was made known today. Miss Hemby is a graduate of Blytheville High School where she was a member of the National Honor Society and Beta Club. She was active in 4-H Club work in this county and was County Girl Champion. The bride-elect is now a student at University of Arkansas where she is house manager of the 4-H House, a member of the Colhecon and Phi Upsilon Omicron. Her freshman year at the University she was a member of Alpha Lambda Delta. Mr. McClure is a graduate of Blytheville High School* where he was a member of the Beta Club, band, and acapella choir. He is now a student at the University of Arkansas School of Engineering and is a student member of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers. The couple will exchange vows on June 2 in Fayetteville. Mrs. Scott Elected by WSCS Women Mrs. F, S. , Scott will serve as president of Women's Society of Christian Service of First Methodist Church for 1956-57. She was chosen yesterday by 95 members of the WSCS when they held their annual election of officers. Elected to serve with her were Mrs. C. C. Czeschin, vice-president; Mrs. L. E. Old, second vice- president; Mrs. Elan Heath, secretary, and Mrs". C, A. Cunningham, treasurer. Secretaries will be Mrs. C. G Redman, Christian social relations; Mrs. Elbert Johnson, missionary education; Mrs. Lynn Hughes, childrens work; Mrs. Dick White, youth work; Roe, student work; Stout, spiritual life; Mrs, Ernest Mrs. R. B Mrs. J. E. Stevenson, supply work; Mrs. Fred RatliH, publicity; Mrs. Jack Robinson, promotion. This election was a 1 p.m. luncheon with members of Circle Six as hostesses. Mrs. V. G. Holland, Mrs. Paul Pryor and Mrs. W. R. Campbell were general chairmen. Apple blossoms and bridal wreath were used to center individual tables where the meal was served. Mrs. R. H .Kirby and Mrs. Fred Pleeman were program chairmen. They introduced Chaplain Don Maxfield who spoke on stewardship. The business session was charge of Mrs. Old at which time she appointed Mrs. Campbell, Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt, Mrs. Hildred Bunch and Mrs. Cunningham as chairmen for the annual May Breakfast. Mrs. Marcus Gaines and Mr: Old gave a report on the district" conference in Paragould which was held'in March and Mrs. Harold Eggensperger presented life memberships given by the WSCS to Mrs. Love Adams, Mrs. Cunningham and Mrs. Old. Repeating of the Lord's Prayer In unison dismissed the group. Calvary WMU Circles Have Programs Circles of Calvary Women's Missionary Union met yesterday. Circle One met with Mrs. W. F, O'Neal. Opening prayer was given,by Mrs. Alf Jones. Mrs. Dorothy Wardlaw was program chairman with Mrs. Edgar Jackson, Mrs. Carra Pruitt, Mrs. O'Neal, Mrs. Jones and Mrs. Buddy Corkran assisting her. Mrs. Corkran gave the closing prayer. Circle Two met at the horriu of Mrs. Bill Cumpbcll. Mrs. Raymond Bomar gave the opening prayer and Mrs. Claude Rowland had the business session. Mrs. H. J. Fondren was program chairman. Assisting . her were Mrs. Lloyd Crecilius, Mrs. Fondren and Mrs. Rowland. Mrs. L. B. Johnese gave the devotional and Mrs. Max Eagan the closing prayer. "Northeast Arkansas' Most Popular Theatre" Last Times Tonight! A IMtJGK-intlMTlOM. HCMI THEATRE On W. Main St. In Blytheville Phone 3-4621 Weekday Show Starts 7:00 p.m.—Sat. & Sun. 1 p.m. Mrs. Johnson Hostess to Yarbro WSCS Mrs. John Johnson was hoste last night to Women's Society Christian Service of Yarbro MetJ odist Church. "More Love to Thee," was th opening song with the prograi topic being, "Witnessing of Dai: Work." Mrs. Charlie Krutz wa leader. Mrs. Billy Joe Nelson gave th devotional and those taking par on the program were Mrs. Johnso and Mrs. Monroe Besharse, Jr. Group repeating of the Lord Prayer concluded the program afi er which a business session and so cial hour were held. TONIGHT IS BARGAIN NIGHT! Admission lOe and 20c Double Feature —AND— Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission Inc & 35c At All Times TUBS. WED. & THURS. **-mt br HO IAWO hCTUrti. h* ALSO CARTOON NOT AS A' STRANGER OUVIA deHAVIlUND, WOCRICK CRAWFORD • etuniB BICKFtwD PLUS SELECTED SHORTS Presbyterian Executive Board Conducts Meeting Executive board ot Women of the Presbyterian Church met yesterday at the church. Mrs. George O. Yates gave the afternoon's devotional with Mrs. Ross Stevens- giving a report on White Cross work. A report on the plans for the joint meeting of the men and women of the church on April 18 was Riven by Mrs. Hugh Hudson. Mrs. C. M. Gray presided over the meeting and also gave plans for the Arkansas Choir program at the church on April 22. Wesleyan Guild Has Program Meeting at Church Wesleyan Service Guild of first Methodist Church .met last night at the church with Mrs. Herman Joe Newson Celebrates 11th Birthday Joe Newson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Udell Newson, celebrated his llth birthday Saturday With a parfy at his home. Fifteen guests and his school teacher, "Mrs. Don Blackmon, were present. The party was an Easter egg hunt with Douglas Eiler, the honoree and Barbara Bennett winning prizes. Favore of chocolate rabbits and noisemakers were given the children. Mrs. Newson served refreshments of birthday cake and ice cream. At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Joe Thomas Strickland, city Mrs. Ruble McCanless and baby, Memphis Jimmy Byrd, Armorel Robert Ray, Huffman Chlckasawba Hospital Dismissed: John Byrd, city Rodger Byrd, city Mrs. Kenneth Byrd, city Carl Byrd, city Chester Jones, city Jimmy Van Bibber, city James Privett, city Mrs. Verna Williams, city Walls Hospital Dismissed: Barbara Bevlll, Rt. 4, city Ashcroft as a visitor and Mrs. J. D. Jackson and Mrs. Fred Sead- man as new members. Mrs. James White gave the devotional with Miss Cecil Cassidy giv- "ng the program on discipleship. A report on the district confe euce in Paragould during Marc 3 given by Miss Monta Hughe and Mrs. Jack Owen. Miss Dolores Barnes Miss Barnes Engaged to Dean Pankey Mr. and Mrs, Otis Barnes of Blytheville announce the engagement of their daughter, Dolores, to Dean Pankey, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Pankey, also of Blytheville, Miss Barnes is a graduate of Blytheville High School and is now employed at Hall's Studio. Mr. Pankey also attended Blytheville High School and has just completed t7.'Q years service with the Army in Korea. The wedding will take place Sunday, April 8, at Dell Methodist Church. Family Dinner Is Held at Dogwood Glub Mrs. Harry Lutes and Mrs. Walter Lutes entertained with a family dinner at Dogwood Clubhouse Sunday. Those attending the Easter dinner were Mr. and Mrs. Haskin Mitchell, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lutes and son, Mr. and Mrs. Brad Shearin and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Burks and family, Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Applebaum and Mrs. Ruth Ann Dobbs and son. Also attending were Maurice Lutes, who was home from the armed service, and Billy Lutes, who was home from University of Arkansas. i The clubhouse was decorated] with a profusion of spring flowers. Mrs. Gammill Guest Speaker AtGosnellHD Mrs. Prances Gammill, executive secretary of Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association, wac guest speaker yesterday when Gosnel! Home Demonstration Club met at ;he home of Mrs. Malen Moody with six members and three visitors 3resent. Mrs. GammlH's talk was preceded >y a devotional on "Scatter th« Seed," with Mrs. Murrow Potter as eader. In the business session, a discussion on a play which the club will give this month was held. Mrs. Gertrude Holiman showed films on color harmony and Mrs. Potter showed a papered hat box which she made. The eye-opener was place mats made from burlap ;ao£§. In the social hour, the hostess ;erved refreshments with Mrs. Earl Moody assisting her. Trinity WMU Circles Conduct Business Meetings Day circles of Trinity Baptist Women's Missionary Union met at the church yesterday for a business meeting with nine members pres- nt. Mrs. H. H. Burnett led opening prayer with Mrs. John Buchanan living the devotional and Mrs. Drew Hughey conducting the business session. Mrs. W. R. Williams ind Mrs. Herman Adair led in >rayer. Rose Marlowe Circle met last night at the home of Mrs. J. D. Eatmon with six members and three visitors, Mrs. Chester Jenkins, Mrs. Delbert Bedshaw and Mrs. Robert .sbury, present. Mrs. Eatmon conducted the busl- less session and also gave the devc— ional. Prayers were led by Mrs. Gaylord Lewis and. Mrs. Hughey. Sun Vertikal Panel Drapes Linen-Nylon-Plasti< Phont 3-4863 For Free Estimates Hope Young BIythevill*, Ark. THIRD ANNUAL Children's Portrait CONTEST Now through April 14 Dial 3-8666 For Further Information Lee Bearden Photography CHILD ART STUDIO 419 W. Main St. Blytheville, Ark. 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