The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 20, 1955 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 20, 1955
Page 4
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PAGE FOUR BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER N1W1 TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20,1958 - Society News - • Ann Mallnrv. Snc.ietv Rditor I " ll ° Miw Miltt* Ann Mailory, Society Editor EXCHANGI VOWS — Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Shanks, Jr., are shown at the reception given in their honor yesterday morning following their marriage at Immaculate Conception Church. Mrs. Shanks is the former Miss Mary Louise Scrape, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Scrape. Mr. Shanks is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Shanks, Sr. Joseph H. Shanks, Jr, Weds Miss Mary Louise Scrape Here The church of the Immaculate Conception was the scene of an impressive wedding ceremony yesterday morning when Miss Mary Louise Scrape, daughter of Mr. and Mrs- 0^° Scrape, became the bride of Joseph H. Shanks Jr son of Mr and Mrs. Joseph H. Shanks, Sr, all of Blytheville. The boat neckline was caught at the back by a large bow with streamers extending to the hemline. Her hat was a halo of French ny- Phone 8-4461 BAFB Officeers Wives Club Has Christmas Dance Miscellaneous Shower Honors Bride-Elect, Miss Nancy Damon A shower at the home of Mrs. H. C. .. miscellaneous Bhnkensliip Saturday night complimented Miss Nancy Damon bride-elect of Cal Litten of Blytheville Air Force Base. mon, bride-elect Hostesses for the shower were+ Mrs Blunkonship. Mrs. Elton Poster. Mrs. Billy King and Mrs. Paul Mahon. The affair was hi'ki in the den , „. ,, ... of the niankenship home which was Officer Wives Club of Blytneville | (le( . or . iu>(1 , 01 . , ni , yuletide season. Air Force Base gave a Christmas I The ' n , ajn aunlc tion was a me- party Saturday. chnniciil-musical Santa Claus, his Number two Mess Hall at me : Slei2 ., ,, Iul re j iu ieer on the mantle base was transformed by some, • ^',,'1',,',. outstanding point in this 15 hard working souls into a ball-; -^ '^ n St> .,. 0 f 0 . ull tree decorat- room festooned with red and green, , j,,,",.,;,,^,,,, baubles and rop- A canopy of red and green .^ ^ " honol . ee - 5 cha i r W as mark- ropes. - r . centered with a huge bell hung above the bandstand and a lighted Christmas tree stood beside it. Light for the affair was provided by colored blubs and each table was decorated with a holiday centerpiece. Pood was arranged for by Jean j ^^ "'g^'jj' Damon, mother of the Timmons, Marge Lundstedx and j w ,', orc " c gj ie a i s o was presented a Christmas corsage. }n out-of-town guest, was • Mrs. C. J. Callile of Toledo, O. The living room of the hostess' home was decorated with a large . with a large satin bow. Miss Damon, who wore a red silk print party frocK with black accessories was presented a Christina! corsase and pyrex dinner ware set bv her hostesses. ' \ special KUOSI at the party was Th« Rev. Amos H. Bnderlin, pastor of the church, performed the double-ring ceremony following a program of nuptial, music present«d br L. T. Moore, Jr., organist «id Ml» Sally Critchfleld, cousin of HIM bride, aoloiat. Hr. Moore'i selections 'Included "Wedding prayer," and "Adoration," by RoMlnl, "Ave Maria," Bach and th« "Wedding Processional and Re- eentonal," by Rossini. Buktte of white Indianapolis chrysanthemum* and decor ated candelabra holding stately white tape" along with altar vases of •white gladioli were used to form th« background for the wedding Qivtn in marriage by her father, ttM bcMc, wore a gown of Chantllly )*ce and tulle over satin with an •mbroidered motif of seed pearls Kctnting the portarit neckline. Th« bouffant floor length skirt at luo wu polled over a tulle un- duMkirt. Her fingertip veil cascaded from a tiny hat of tulle embellished with irideecent sequins and seed pearls. She carried a white prayer book topped with a white orchid encircled with lilies-of-the-valley and feathered white carnations. MlM Patty Scott, serving as maid of honor, wore an ankle length gown of ice blue crystalure over tnffeta featuring the Dior torso wairtltae and a bouffant skirt. lon tulle. She carried a bouquet of pink carnations. Mn. W. I. Colston, bridesmaid, wore a coral rose replicia of Miss Scott'a and carried a bouquet of white carnations backed with blue velvet heartshaped tubing. Junior attendant* were Misses Claudia Klene and Janet Scrape, cousin of the bride, lighting the tapers and Miss Barbara Jane Scrape, also a cousin of the bride, serving u Junior bridesmaid. They wore gowna identical to the bridesmaid. The I Junior brldewnaid carried a bouquet of white carnations and the taper llghtera wore pink carnation corsages interspersed with chenille hearts. Father Att«nd« Son Joseph Shanks, Sr., attended his son as best man. Ushers were Nicky Zachry, Western Scrape, brother of the bride. For her daughter's wedding Mrs. Scrape wore a .Carlye original sheath dess of ice blue with match- Ing coat and hat. She pinned corsage of pink camellas at her shoulder. Mrs. Shanks wore a brown imported tweed costume suit featur- W e e d m a n, Raymond Charles Weldman and Reception Given Following the ceremony Mr. and VIrs. Scrape held a reception in the Catholic Hall. The table that held the tiered wedding cake was covered with a Maderia cutwork cloth. The cake'j fas encircled with greenery andj link carnations. | Flanking the cake were triple branched candelabra holding glow- _ig white tapers. Baskets of white hrysanthemums were placed about he room with a Christmas scone jeing used on the piano. Reception assistants were • the :room's sister, Mrs. Whitney Mor•an, Mrs. C. B. Klene, Mrs. Jesse White, Mrs. G. O. Poetz, Mrs. R. B. itout, Mrs. S. C. Owens, Mrs. Larry Daniels and Mrs. H. O. Partlow. Those assisting were presented •hite carnation corsags backed with white velvet leaves. , Following the reception the couple eft on an undisclosed wedding trip. The bride wore an ensemble of iharcoal green tweed weave chrom- pur with contrasting accessories and the orchid from her bouquet. Following their wedding trip they will reside in Patuxent River, Md., where Mr. Shanks is stationed with the Navy. Out-of-town guests were Q. F. Scrape, grandfather of the bride, of Charleston, Mo., Mrs. Carl Pryo. of Indianapolis, Ind., Mrs. Bill Mtehfield, Sally Critchfield and Billy Critchfield of Dennett, Ark. Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Garst ot Tarsal Tread SOFT Kid Arch Support for Tender Feet $T95 I i i S vUedbrook t I FAMILY SHOE STORE | S • 112 W. Main ~ 2.2342 j Nora Durby. A turkey and a decorated ham were served on platters trimmed with .aluminum foil. Behind the table was a fotlr- oot tree cut from silvered cotton, d ed with crinkled crepe paper ncl nuns; with decorations. Music for dancing Was provided iy Dee McIIwain and his orclies- fa. Pat Hushes entertained those iresent with several vocal sele- tions. Lt. Paul Hungerford and Mrs. j Winfield won a ballroom danc- i ng contest and Dr. and Mrs. Ab-j iott won a jitterbug contest. iiehted tree with the coffee table holding a brass container adorned with Christmas bati'uic: On the dining table a large candle nestied in angel's hair was used. a black knit overblouse trimmed in goid velveteen and a full ength coat lined also with gold vel- •eteen. She wore black accessories and a j Christmas party Friday night in lorsage of. white camclias. t i le chickasaw Courts administra- Has Christmas Party Here Blylheville Chapter of Future Tradesmen of Arkansas had a tion building. Special guests were the chapter's sponsors. J. P. Sweat and Mr. Wafford, along with their wives. The 30 guests spent the evening dancing and playing party games. Clarksdale, Miss., Mrs. M. B. Beeman of Lion, Miss., Mrs. L. C. Avu- rill and Mrs. R. C. Clark of Hayti, Mrs. Myrtle Barns, Cecil B. Workman, Mrs. Nell Smaully and Mrs. Addie Fields all of Portageville and Mrs. Robert McKinnon of Manila. Saturday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Shanks entertained the wedding party, members of the family and out-of-town guests with a rehearsal dinner at the Rustic Inn. Guests were seated at a U-shaped table which was decorated witn Christmas ornaments. The centerpiece was of silver glittered candles nestled in silver baubles and leaves. Flanking this were glittered taeprs in t'.lver candelabra. Running the length of the tables were white wrought iron sleighs pulled by reindeer tied with white satin reins. The sleighs held the attendants' gifts. Attending from out-of-town were Mrs. Helen Pryor of Indianapolis, Mrs. Critchfield and children of Dermott, O. F. Scrape of Charleston, Mo., Mrs. Beeman of Lion Miss., Mr. and Mrs. Garst of Clarksdale, Miss., and Mrs. Hermar Woodard of Canton, Miss. olution*-* to your problem Masterpoint Game Played By League A masterpoint game was played by the Duplicate Bridge League Saturday aftrenoon. Mrs. Ed Cook and Mrs. Harry W. Haines captured first place with second being , won by Mrs. Foy Etchieson and Mrs. George Wiggs. Third place went to Mrs. Russell Phillips and Mrs. C. W. Afflick. Mrs. Elizabeth Moore and Mrs. Arnold Miller won fourth place. Sgt. Hodge, Miss Pruitt Exchange Vows In a recent ceremony at Hern- nnclo, Miss., Miss Alma Pruitt became the bride of Sgt. James Hoclee. The bride was the daughter of Mrs. Jessie Pruitt of Steele and the bridegroom is the son of Mrs. Hazel Bowman of Dyess. The bride wpre for her marriage H blue dress with black accessories. The bride will make her home with her mother until her husband returns from Alaska in March. Miss Patsy Sanders Former Resident To Become Bride In Risco Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Sanders of Risco, Mo., formerly of Blytheville and Steele, announce the .pproaching marriage of their daughter, Patsy, to Bill Brown of Risco. The wedding will be solemnized on Dec. 26 at the home of the bride's parents in Risco. Miss Sanders attended the Steele schools, where she participated in various school activities. Mr. Brown was graduated from Risco high school. He spent two years with the Air Force and is at present employed in Gary, Ind. Automation DECATUR, HI. Ml — A driverless car rolled backward and moved diagonally across an intersection, bounced off a traffic island, turned completely around and headed up a railroad embankment. It stopped unscratched. * Its owner got in and drove away. Give him a Jarman GIFT CERTIFICATE with miniature shoe and box It'j as easy as that! 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