The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 31, 1955 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, December 31, 1955
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PAGE TWO BLTTMEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1955 - Society News - « Ann MalWv Siw.iet.v Editor • Pho Mis* Millie Ann Msllory, Society Editor Phone 3-4463 Coffee and*MiscelLineous Shower Continue Events for Miss Moor£ A coffee and miscellaneous shower continued the bridal parties being given in honor of Miss'Jimmie Lee Moore who will become the bride of Jerry Strickland, Jan. 29. Bits of News It \oM f-^erAonal Misses Ann seay and La Nt'iil Smtbiu'y \\ere hostesses for tlie shower' \viih the affair being held a: the home of Miss Seay. Pink and \vhiie was the color scheme used to add a festive note 10 entertaining rooms of the home. The dining table, from which pmk punch and individual cakes iced in white and topped with pmk wedding bells were served, was covered with a pink satin cloth overlaid by ruffled pit* tulle. \ bridal white umbrella stood in the center of the table. Hanging from the spokes of the umbrella were glistening white bells tied with pink satin streamers. On either side of this centerpiece was a miniature bride and "room. The buffet in this room held a sparkling white centerpiece. In the party games played during the afternoon. Miss Patti Deeu Wright and Miss Moore were win- ners. ! A pink carnation corsage and aift j ol China were presented the honor-1 ee by her hostesses. She chose for j the afternoon parly (\ heavenly blue j woo! sheath dress. ! Pink carnation corsages were also presented to Mrs. Moore, Mrs . Strickland and the two maternal j grandmothers of the engaged cou • j pie, Mrs. Blanche Busby and Mrs. Ida Anderson. The hostesses were assisted in en- ; tertaininp by. their mothers, Mrs. T j I. Seay and Mrs. Harold Sudbury. j Steve Eatmon, who has been visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. ( J. D, Eatmon, during the holiday \ season, will return to college at j Bethany, Okla., Monday. i Mrs. John Walden and niece ! Judy Lou Williams returned Thw&- j day irom Memphis where they v:s- j ited Mr. and Mrs. Duff Gaither and: family. Mr. and Mrs. Gaithor motored them home. Friday afternoon, Mr. and Mrs. _ Waltien motored Judy to Canuh- ; ersvilie where she will visit rela- ; lives before rcuirnintr to school at' Executive Board Has Meeting Six eighth grade boys of Blytheville Junior High School were hosts last night for a New Year's Dance in Plantation Room of Hotel Noble. Hosts and their dates were Harding Cure and Johnna Wilson; Jesse Taylor and Martha Frances Arends; Chip Wright anS Martha Shelby; John McDowell and Becky Utley: Leroy Huddleston and Jenny Wren McCalla: Jerry Lowe and Jane Terry. Approximately 200 guests attended the dance. During the evening, refreshments of punch and party cookies were served from a table holding a large white foam clock on which {he glittering hands pointed to 12 midnight. A pink cloth was used to overlay the table and garlands of silver roping Were looped about the table. Windows in the room were painted with a Happy New Year's greeting and suspended from the ceiling were gold mobiles. Parents of. the hosts were chaperones for the affair. Coming Events Saturday , University Club having annual New Year's Eve party at Country Club, 9 p.m. Hosts are Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Smart, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Nunn Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Williams Jr. . MONDAY Day Circles of Trinity WMU • meeting at church, 2 p.m. Rose Marlowe Circle meeting with Mrs. woodrow Hardy, f:30 p.m TUESDAY Exempler Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi meeting with Miss Nancy Holland, 915 W- Ash, 7:30 p.m. Alpha Alpha Chapter of Bela Sigma Phi meeting with Mrs. E. L. BoRps, 7:30 p.m. Annie Armstrong Circle meeting with Mrs. Mary Lyons. 7:30 p.m. Eftstside Garden Club meeting at home of Mrs. W. E- Buchanan, 2 p.m. A talk on winter gardening will be Riven and films on Alaska and PLorida will be shown. Tri-Town Club meeting with Mrs. Gene Tcaford. WEDNESDAY Garden Department of Woman's Club meeting at, the clubhouse, 2-30 p.m. Town and Country Club mpeUng with Mrs. G. G- CmidilL Club Eipht meetiiiK with Mrs. S, C. Owens. TIirKSDAY Avmorcl 11D Club meeting at home of Mrs. E. M. Mitchell it 1129 Hearn in Blytheville for potluck luncheon. Thursday Contract Club meetinc v.tUi Mrs.'o. W. MnCutchen. Mid-Week Club meeting with Mrs. j. Louis Cherry. FRIDAY Ch.iptiT N PF-.'O iiii'uiiiiR at, home ol Mrs. C. E. CriKKtr, 2 p.m. Vcmiri'cii B:-:rt<:e Club meeting wiVii Mi.s. Bill Sla.k, Friday Contract Club meeting \\ h "'?:-. (.Jrt'i'Lf D Pollock. Jr. Delta Kappa Gamma having im- linUon (Tvemoirv m Colonial Elonrrt of Hotel N'iblc. 7::ifl p.m. RATTLES EASILY - When pretty .loan Rowe shakes, rattles and rolls, somebody Is bound to run away. That's because the earrings worn by the University ol Georgia coed at Athens are made Irom genuine dlamondbicfc rattlcsnakt r«t- Ucri. The coffee was given at the horn* 1 ; of Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe yesterday j morning. i Greeting guests as they arrived were ihe honoree, her mother. Mrs. j Eoyce Moore, and the groom-elect's j mother. Mrs. Joe Strickland. ' Rooms of the Lowe home were; decorated for the yuletide season, with che refreshment, table bein$! overlaid with a cheerful red clotn [ covered by a linen cuiwork cloth. [ Silver appoimmenis were used j on ihe table which was centered'; with a frosted pink centerpiece j composed of limed branches, leaves! and glitter. Pink tapers glowed in; silver branched candelabra on eith- i er side of this arrangement. j Presiding at the cable and assist-: ing were Miss Polly Deer, Mrs. I James Terry, Mrs. James Lee: Brooks. Mrs. R. L. Dedman. Mrs.; Albert Taylor and Mrs. James Ce- j oil Lowe, III. who is visiting herej from St. Louis. j The bride-elect wore a blue and] white pin-checked party frock fea- > turing a low cut square neckline and J a bouffant skirt which was worn | over an array of ruffled white pet-j ticoats. j She was presented a white carna- | tion corsage and gift from her hos- t tess. ! Mrs. Moore wore a brown velvet j and taffeta dress with matching ac- j cessorics and Mrs. Strickland was dressed in navy blue crepe. Bol Former Resident Claims Bride In Michigan In a ceremony Dec. 26 at OaK Park Methodist Church in Flint. Mich., Miss Kathleen dnugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Goss of Flint, became the bride of RondaL E. 'Trantlmm. son of Mr. and and Mrs. C, O. Trantlmm. also of Flint. The groom and his parents arej former residents of Blytheville. H attended Blytheville schools. var, Mo.. Monday. • Braxton Gill will return to Baylor University over the weekend • after visiting Iiis mother, Mrs. Ed • Hardin, and family at, Dell. j Miss Joyce Gill, daughter of \ Mrs. B. G. Giil of Dell, has re- j turner] to Arlington. Tex., after • .spending the holidays with her' family. Miss Gill is elementary i director of First Baptist Church ' in Arlington. : Mrs. Gill spent several weeks in Texas before Chhamas. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wilson have returned from Baton Rouge, La., ! where they .spent, the holiday sea- : son visiting their daughter. Mrs : C. Donald Everson. and family. ; Mr. and Mrs, M. H. Rodgers had . as holiday iruesis tneir daughter. Mrs. Leroy Boatwright, Jr., and Mr. Boatwrisht of Tupelo. Miss.; and their son, Lt. Col. Louie N. Rodgers. and Mrs. Rodgers of Colorado Springs. Also visiting in the Rodgers' home was her sister. Mrs. Helen Hicks, and her brother, R. P. Mead, and . Mrs. Rodger?' niece, Mrs. Helen Cook, all of Memphis. H;irold Crump left today for Dallas, where he will attend the Cotton Bowl. He accompaned Lt. Frank Potts of Memphis on the trip. Loy Arnold and O'Dean Watson, who won a contest at Jimmie Edwards' Furniture Company, will be in New Orleans to attend the Sugar Bowl game Monday. They leftj this morning and will return home ! Tuesday. Mr and Mrs. W. B. Nicholson had as guests this week their sons. John Nicholson of Little Rock and Frank M. Nicholson of Houston, Tex. Perry Lee Adkisson has returned to Kansas State College at, Manhattan, Kan., after a visit here with his mother. Mrs. R. L. Adkis- iXCHANGI VOWS — Mr. and Nfrs. Joe Bates are shown at the reception given in their honor following their marriage Monday in Mantee, Miss. Mrs. Bates is the former Miss Elise Lewis of Blytheville, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 0. A. Lewis of Mantee. Mr. Bates is the son of .Mr. and Mrs. Lon Bates of Blytheville. Eighth Grade Entertained With Dance Executive Board of Women's Missionary Union of First Baptist Church met yestreday at the home of Mrs. E. L. Hale with Mrs. H. H. Brooks and Mrs. R. E. Blaylock as co-host esses. Mrs. c. L. Evans opened the meeting with prayer and Mrs. Kendall Berry presided over the business session. Prayer was the topic of the devotional presented by Mrs. Charles Prank Pitts after which Mrs. Berry dismissed the group with prayer. During the social hour the hostesses served refreshments in the living voom which WRS decorated with white poinsettias and pink carnations. Joe Bates and Miss Lewis Wed In Ceremony in Mississippi Miss Elise Lewis of Blytheville. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. j 0. A. Lewis of Mantee, Miss., and Joe Bates, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lon Bates of Blytheville, exchanged vows Monday at the home of the bride's parents in Mantee. The Rev. James U King, pastor (tion was held. of the Baptist Church there, offici-1 The biide's table was overlaid with ated at, the double ring ceremony. | a lace cloth and centered with a Miss Brenda Bates, sister of the . tiered wedding cate. Topping the gioom, served as maid ot honorj cake was a miniature bridal couple, and only feminine attendant. She j Mrs. Harold Womack of Mantee wore a' blue costume suit with j sister of the bride, was the only matching accessories and a red car- j reception assistant, nation corsage. ; The couple left on a southern blue silk <-os- '. weddinp trip and iwll make their Mrs. Fairfield Visits Former Bridge Club ] Mrs. A. B. Fail-field, a former member of Mid-Week Club, Was a guest Thursday when Mrs. Harry W. Haines entertained .the club at her home. j Luncheon was served From a table j holding a fruit centerpiece. : ! Bridge winners were Mrs. W. L. j • Homer, high, and Mrs, Aubrey Con- i I way. second high. j (!}€ CELEBRATE GOLDEN' AXXJVERSARV — Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Burr celebrated their golden anniversary Christmas Eve at the home of their daughter. Mrs. Henry Berry, with whom they hava resided for the past five years. Mr. and Mrs. Burr have made their home in Blytheville since 1923. Mr. Burr is a familiar sight "fclong with his Jarge police doc; as he delivers papers. Mr. Burr's son, Shannon Burr, and family of Chicago were here for the celebration, (Photo by CuUisnu) The bride wore cos- , tume sun with black accessories, Her shoulder corsage was a purple orchid. Clemmie Lewis of Mobile, Ala brother of the bride, served as best man. Mrs. Lewis wore for her daughter's marriage a charcoal grey suit and white carnation corsage. Mrs. Bates was dressed in a powder blue .suit. She also wore a white carnation, corsage. Following the ceremony a recep- nome in Hobbs N.M., uheie the g"»m is employed. Pdtn guests Mr. and Mrs. Fred Vonhoie of Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Deimar Lesrnastu.s of Conchas Dam, N.M Mr. and Mrs. George Shedd of New Madrid and Mrs. George Perry and Mrs. Adkisson had as holiday! Mrs. C. T. Neeley of Hufman. Warning PLATTSMOUTH. Neb. <rfV-A big sisn on the highway entering Plails- month warns motorists: 'SLOW LIVE CHILDREN AHKAD." THEATRE On \V. Main St. In Blytheville Phone 3-4621 Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times LAST TIMES TODAY Double Feature Serial "Sea Hound" No. Cartoon "Fried Rabbit" SUNDAY & MONDAY METRO NEWS PLUS CARTOON A SPORT REEL The Finest in Cinemascope Presented In High Fidelity Optical Sound SATURDAY ONLY Double Feature "BLOOD ON THE MOON' with ROBERT MITCHUM —AND— "NEVER TOO YOUNG" with Dean MARTIN & Jerry LEWIS ALSO CARTOON SATURDAY OWL SHOW Starts 11:30 p.m. ALSO CARTOON SUNDAY & MONDAY STEWART ALLYSON Slic'ifi'jjir AiiTonnnanil CoiorhyTKCHNlCOU)R irinnnuni FVlvra ALSO CARTOON —AND— "Tali Man Riding" With Randolph Scott In Cinemascope Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Dr. Robert Bartleu. Steele Curtis Freeman, city Lonnie Hill. Jr.. city Mrs. Cl.iir Miller, city Walter Brown, city Chifkasawba Hospital Dismissed: Clem Whistle, city Mrs. Marvin Lane, city Mrs. Fred Morion, city Leonard Crockell. cny Mrs. Walter Simmons and' baby, city Alice Kooncc, city Walls Hospital Dismissed: J. B. Stnbbs, city Olan Wright, city LA MESA, Calif. if> — A home-" owner got a low bid from an unemployed glazier to replace a pic- Wrong Receptacle tare window. Paid him the money anri told him to buy the glass and install it. The owner came home to find the glazier gone and the window installed. There was one glaring error —the glass came a foot short, oi reaching the window. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. <.-P'—Post- ! master Hugh Cooper says some peo- j pie at the Postoffice "have been! throwing inters away." Janitors' discovered several letters in new trash receptacles, evidently mistaken for letter drops. YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Cinemascope at Its Best With Stereophonic Sound! Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for Ritz & Roxy Program Announcements Miss Alma Cain Northeost Arkansas' Most Popular Theatre Special New Year's Eve Si.ow TONIGHT at 10:30 Cleo Moore in "ONE GIRL'S CONFESSION Hope Work . : . Achievemen t! Slay hope and amihition fijl your heart durinj? the New year . . . may you find, in abundant measure the strength to translate hope into effort . . . and may your every effort be crowned with lasting success and achievement. Happy New Year! SUNDAY & MONDAY TK*. WERE ALL RUNNING OiiT AT THE SAME TIME ...H/S LUCK...HIS BUUETS ...HIS WOMAN.' ANGELA LANSBURY Scrm «u * KENKtffl 6»1K1 • « SCOTI-BROM rn*clk» Produced by HARRY JOE BROWN • OitKtrt t>! JOSEPH H. LEWIS TECHNICOLOR WIDE-SCREEN SATURDAY ONLY Double Feature —AND— '"Kentucky Rifle" Starrirg: (•i-.ill Lex WILLS & BARKER ALSO CARTOON SUNDAY & MONDAY Find Your Name in Our Ad and Be Our Guest to See "Pete Kelly's Blues" "HIS BIG NEW ROLE!" JACK WEBB AS PETE KELLY JANET LEIGH EDMOND 0 BRIEN PEGGY LEE MDroEviNf IRKMRVM WMtunCouw .,. . MASK VII LID. mooticmm . ««<l» I' JACK WEiB • mm n nmmtoiw. ( WAflNH BBO« Mr. and Mrs. Barney Clement Paramount Newt and Cinemascope Cartoon: "GOOD WILL TO MEN"

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