The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 2, 1956 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 2, 1956
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVI1.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 1956 -Society News - A Ann Mnllnrv Snpi^t.v Rriit/tr » Phc Mis* Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Mr. and Mrs. Bill Homra Photo by Yeagcr First Methodist Church Is Scene of Hamra-Homra Wedding In one of the largest weddings of the holiday season Miss Joan Hamra of Steele, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hamra, and Bill Homra, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Homra of Fulton, Ky., were united in marriage yesterday. Wedding vows were exchanged at First Methodist Church in Blytheville witti the R«v. Marvin Niblack, pastor of Steeie Methodist. Church, and the Rev. Harold Egg'ensperger, pastor of the Blytheville church, officiating. Placed in the choir loft of the church were baskets of white chrysanthemums. A crescent arrangement of the same flowers was used on the altar. Illumining the church were seven-branched candelabra which held Cathedral tapers. The prieu oUeu on which the cou- Jpe knelt for tie blessing was covered with white satin and attached to one corner was a cluster of chrysanthemums. Mrs. W. E. Hendrix, organist, a.nd Miss Patey Bain of Webster Grove, Mo., a college friend of the bride, presented the nuptial music. Miss Shirley Homra of Fulton, Ky., served as maid of honor with Mrs. Gene Smith of Fulton serving as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Yvonne Hastings, Miss Maraida Ann Wilson of Steele, Miss Mary Kay Archambault of Arcardia, Mo., and Miss Sameera Hamra of Lawton, Okla. Marilyn Hamra, sister of the bride, served as junior bridesmaid. Flower girls were Cynthia Homra and Terry Smith both of Fulton. The attendants, except for the flower girls, wore gowns of Christmas red velveteen. The long torso bodices were trimmed with self- covered buttons and the bateau neckline was completed with a b^by fold. The govvns , featured shliicu French push-up sleeves and gathered ballerina skirts. The bodices with minute folds which ended in a soft flat bow center back. Their velvet pompadour triple handbands complemented their dresses in color. Each attendant carried a crystal white velvet finger muff with cov- train. Her veil was secured to a matching lace crown. She carried a side cascade of white bridal roses and feathered carnations. The flower girls wore floor length white net and tulle formals over crinoline petticoats. They threw rosepetals from small white baskets. Red carnation corsages were pinned in their hair. Michael Komra of Fulton, brother of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Jerry Hamra and Lt. Sam Hamra, Jr., brothers of the bride; Eddie Noffel of Fortageville, Charles Homra of Ridgley, Term.; James Naifeh of Tiptonville, Tenn.; Dr. J. T. Jabbour of Ridgley and James Rashid of Manilus, HI. Jack Goodman, Tom Morgan and Donald Mickey, all of Steele, served as ushers. Mrs. Hamra wore for her daughter's marriage an afternoon dress of powder blue peau de sole banded with motifs of lace. With her dress she wore long white kid gloves and her hat repeated the same blue of her dress and was trimmed with iridescent sequins. She pinned a lavender orchid at her shoulder. Mrs. Homar wore a champagne Chantilly lace over Italian silk original dress by Jimmy Herbert. She wore matching accessories and i purple orchid corsage. Reception Given Following the ceremony the bride's parents entertained with a reception in Plantation Room of Hotel Noble. H. • rid caSr^^aS^coS^ _ **.. **«,. ^ssr s * tl r' M s3 B - S2Ml **«-. in oeas of Canadian spruce. | fa & shade of beige featliing Miss 'Keen Norrls, of Blytheville and Memphis, is in New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl football game as the guest of Bill Clarkson of Memphis and Sewickly, Pa. They went Sunday after having been guests of Miss Norris' parents. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel F. Norris, for the New Year's Eve holiday. Louis Lynch spent the holiday weekend in Austin, Tex., visiting friends. Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Black were in Conway yesterday to motor Mrs. Q. W. Pyles. who will be associated with Hecdrix College there. Mrs. Joe Fergusou and daughters Arden and Juanjta. who iave tho C in their home on Hearn. spent tie weekend in Memphis visiting relatives. Prom Memphis, Juasita left to return to the University of Alabama and Mrs. Ferguson and Arden left to return to Las Vegas. Nev., where they are making their home. Miss DeLois Burchard of Russellville is visiting her sister, Mrs. J. Leroy Huddleston and family. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cooper and children have arrived from Eates- ville to make their home In Blytheville. They are residing at 916 W. Ash. Lynn W. Brown is a patient in Campbell's Clinic in Memi-uis. He to Room 401. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Burge announce the birth of a daughter, Betty Danece, this morning at Methodist Hospital In Memphis. Mrs. Burge is the former Miss Crete Moody. Miss Barbara Ann Smith of Milwaukee. Wis., is visiting friends here. Lt. Billy Wayne McParland of Port Leonard Wood. Mo., spent the weekend here visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cary McParland. . Mr. and Mrs. Don Kerbpugh and children left today for Memphis where they will make their home. Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Quellmalz and Mrs. Elma Armstrong have returned from Gulfport and Biloxi, Miss., where they visited Mrs. Armstrong's sister, Mrs. Lemar Rodgers, and her nephew. Dr. C. B. Rodgers, and Mrs. Rodgers. Capt. and Mrs. L. H. Wise and children Julie Pat, Jackie and Mac, will move into their home at 1901 Hearn this week. Mrs. Wise and children will make their home there while Captain Wise Is serving in the Far East. Pred Abbott, student at Louisiana State University, left today to return to school after spending the holidays here with his parents, Mr. apd Mrs. Garrett Abbott. Miss Martha Ann Poster will return to Cottey College in Nevada, Mo., tomorrow after spending the holidays here visiting her aunt, Miss Minnie Foster, and brother, Dick Foster. Mrs. B. B. Wilson has returned from Albuquprque, N. M., where she visited her son. Dick Wilson, and Mrs. Wilson. She also visited ha Santa Fe, N. M. MANT-TRENKED TREES The East Indian banyan tree sends down from its branches shoots which take root and become auxiliary trunks. One Calcutta' banyan tree has 3000 such trunks. Silver branched candelabra hold- j ing white tapers were used oa e.- , - iiier side of the cake. Red lace satin bows with floor :th streamers were attached to & d u ^cessorles and ' WHIM; ic .ci. i^-c j. uix n-m vu*-! eV"bows' ; 'orred°ve!veT'p!a"ced 1 ""on i &e comers of the bride's table. \ ed her outfit with a yellow orchid ' corsage. The couple left on a trip to Mexico and upon their return will each muff were sprays of red carnations. Fatter Gives Bride The bride entered the aisle on the arm of her father wearing an original gown of white crystal and chantiHy lace by Lillian Gates. The molded bodice was fashioned with a V neckline. Her full skirt was worn over period hoops and crinolines. Trie graceful skirt was accented with Tne punch table held an arrange-] make their'home in Fulton, ment of white gladioli, silvered j Canadian spruce and red baubles. . Saturday Miss ivoime Hatslngs Mrs. Bill Kenley of Holland and! anll iliss Marietta Ann Wilson en- Mrs. Pat Harris of Steele were in i tertained with a luncheon for the charge of the guest book. ; bride and Saturday evening a re- baci Reception assistants were Mrs. | hearsal dinner at Hotel Noble was Robert Naifeh, of Norman, Okla., given by Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Horn- aunt of the bride; Miss Beverly ra and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Homra Homra of Ridgely and Miss Carol of Fulton. A one o'clock dinner at the Hotel Sunday honored out-of-town guests and members of the wedding party. Hogan and Miss Sue Williams of St.~ Louis: Miss Jean Langos of front l?.ce panel snci three-tiered | Chicago and Miss Mary Tenholder ick which fell into a long formal! of St."Louis, all college friends of RUSTIC INN Pre-lnventory Clearance Sale Dollar Days Are Here Again J/2 Pan Fried Spring Chicken . . $1.00 Fried Extra Select Oysters $1.00 Fried Jumbo Gulf Shrimp $1.00 Breaded Veal Cutlet $1.00 Country Fried Steak $1.00 French Fried Potatoes and Green Vegetables served with the above. Frog Legs Flounder Lobster Toils White River Catfish Lake Trout Choice Steaks 4 Private Dining Rooms For Parties — Private Dining Room Service For Parties of 2 to 120 Persons. Dinner* Can Be Attractively Boxed To Take Out Sgt. and Mrs. Calvin Lilten Photo by Cullison First Wedding of New Year Unites Sgt Litten, Miss Damon In the first wedding of the new year, Miss Nancy Ann Damon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emil M. Damon of Blytheville, became the bride of T/Sgt. Calvin Emile Litten of Blytheville Air Force Base, son of Mr. and Mrs. Everett C. Litten of Grenada, Miss. Tniversity Club Has Annual Dance Approximately 225 guests attended the university Club's annual Ne\v Year's Eve dance at the Country Club Saturday night. Music for dancing was provided by > band-from Poplar Bluff. The club was gaily decorated with balloons and at the stroke of 12 serpentines, confetti and noisemakers were passed to the guests by the hosts. Hosts were Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Williams, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Smart and Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Nunn, Jr. Marriage vows were exchanged at 1:30 p.m. yesterday at First Methodist Church here, the Rev. Harold Eggensperger officiating. he altar of the church was decorated with an arrangement of white stock with basket* of the same flowers being used on the floor level. Mrs. C. M. Smart, organist, and Miss Martha Ann Foster vocalist, presented the nuptial music. Sisters Attendants Mrs. Ed Townsend and Miss Emily Damon, sisters of the bride, served as attendants. They wore identical gowns of nile green brocade satin. The waltz length frocks featured a torso bodice with long fitted sleeves. The bodice ended in stitched points points above the full skirt and featured a wide V offshoulder neckline. The wore matching -. headpieces and carried calla lilies in an emerald green setting. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore an original white brocade satin wedding gown with a flared waltz length skirt benecth a fitted length brodice which ended in stitched peaks. Here sweetheart neckline with small stand-up collar was outlined in seed pearls. The bride's shoulder length veil fell from a small white satin hat' studded with pearls and rhinestones. She carried a white brocade satin Bible topped with a white orchid which was surrounded with lilies- of-the-valley. Lt, Dwight C. McDowell served as Dismissed: o: the bride's book. Reception assistants were Miss Jo Ann West o: Essex, Mo., Miss Sandra Foster Mrs. Pulton Ellis, Mrs. Paul Mahon and Mis. Speck McGregor, all of Blytheville and Miss Ruth Metzger of St. Louis and Mrs. Madge Harris of Water Valley, Miss The couple left on a wedding trip with the bride wearing a powder blue wool suit with brown accessories and the white orchid from her bridal bouquej. Upon their return they win make their home at 372 North Henderson in Cape Girardeau. OutrOf-town guests at the wedding were Mrs. Ralph Litten and children Mary and Fredonia and Mrs. Norris Carringan, all of Grenada, Miss. At the Hospitals Dismissed: Mrs. R. V. Gaines, Rt. 3, city Mrs. Wallace Hudson, Number Nine Joel Wayne Button, Rt. 3, city Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Vera Blevins, city Linus Bullmer, city Roy Hembrey, Arbyrd, Mo. Mrs. Uala Hawkins, city Thomas Edge, city Lonnie Reece, city Mrs, Thurman Bray, city Mrs. Lilly Cullison, city Charles Tart, city Walls Hospital st man. Ushers were A/lc James Waines; A/lc Donald Tyndall; "A/2c Eldon Bucher and A/3c James Nunley. Mrs. Damon wore for her daughter's marriage a faiege lace over satin sheath dress ^rith matching small j beige flower hat. Her other acces- sores were in brown reptile and she pinned a brown cymbedium orchid at .her snoudler. Mrs. Litten wore a black costume suit with powder blue accessories and a purple orchid corsage. Following the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Damon were hosts for a reception at their home. The bride's table was overlaid with a lace cloth with greenery and white carnations encircling the tiered wedding cake which was the centerpiece. Silver candlesticks holding white tapers were used on either side of the cake. The punch table was centered with a giant wedding candle. Mrs. Frances Damon was in charge Mrs. velda Willingham, city Introductory Special! FREE ADJUSTMENT AND INSPECTION Of Your Sewing Machine Any Makt or Model—Without Obligation The purpose of this Special Offer is to introduce you to th* expert service given by the Sewing Machine Exchange. Absolutely no charge will be made for this service; if your machine requires parts, a FREE ESTIMATE will be given without obligation. This Offer Ends January 7, 1956 and Is Restricted to Blytheville and Immediate Vicinity! WRITE or CALL— Sewing Machine Exchange 107 E. Main St. Phone PO 3-6127 Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission 15c & 33c At An Times LAST TIMES TODAY METRO NEWS PLUS CARTOON & SPORT REEL TUES. WED. & THURS. Double Feature PLUS 2 CARTOONS Mr. and Mrs. Charles Czescbin, Jr. Complimented by Miss 'Keen Norris Mr. and Mrs. Charles Czeschin Jr., a bridal couple of the Fall season, were complimented. Saturday night when Mist 'Reen Norris and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel F. Norris, entertained at their home. The bride is the former Miss Janet Nelson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nelson. The holiday theme wsis evident throughout the house for this affair. Many colors of shining balls, in crystal snifters, decorated the entire house, with a bouquet of red roses blending with arrangements of gold and silvered foliage in the Living room. In the studio, mobiles of serpen- ;lne garlands formed a canopy for the pitched ceiling. A profusion of colorful lighted candles were used throughout the entertaining rooms of the home. The refreshment table, with its holiday green cloth and silver serv- ce, had a centerpiece *>f tasseled noise horns in .'multi-colors, used to salute the bridal couple for New Year's Eve. Champagne toasts were said and party foods Berved M recorded music played. Mrs. Czeschin wore a bouffant frock of green 'silk with a yellow orchid corsage, a gift of her hosts. Miss Norris wore a frock of gold lame embroidered in sequins, and brown Jersey, with a brown orchid corsage. Guests Included Bill Clarkson of Sewickly, Pa., and Memphis, houseguest of the hosts; Miss Arden Ferguson of Las Vegas, Nev., who formerly lived here, and Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Geeslin who are moving to Blytheville after having lived in Drew, Miss., three years. • Later, the party guests went to ihe University Club dance at the Country Club. Birthday Dinner Given for A. T. Thomas A. T. Thomas was entertained with a surprise birthday dinner yesterday. A lace cloth was used to overlay the dinner table and his birthday cake topped with lighted candles was the centerpiece. Mr. Thomas' father of Lake City was the only out-of-town guest. HARDEST WOOD In terms of density black ironwood is the hardest North American wood. Found in Florida, it has a specific gravity of 1.04 and is so heaw it water. Mrs. Dora Brown, Copter Mrs. Levada Hall, city Harrison Wells, city ~Coming Events MONDAY Hose Marlowe Circle meeting with Mrs. Woodrow Hardy, 7:30 pjn TUESDAY Exempler Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi meeting with Miss Nancy Holland, 915 W. Ash, 7:30 p.m. Alpha Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi meeting with Mrs. E. L. Boggs, 7:30 p.m. Annie Armstrong Circle meeting with Mrs. Mary Lyons, 7:30 p.m. Eastsirie Garden club meeting at home of -Mrs. W. E. Buchanan, 2 p.m. A talk on winter gardening mil be given and films on Alaska and Florida will be shown. Tri-Town Club meeting with Mrs. Oene Teaford. • WEDNESDAY Garden Department of Woman's Club meeting at the clubhouse, 2-30 p.m. Town and Country Club meeting with Mrs. G. G. Caudill. Club Eight meeting with Mrs. S. C. Owens. THURSDAY Armorei HD Club meeting at home- of Mrs. E. M. Mitchell »t 1129 Hearn in BlythevUle for potluck luncheon. Thursday Contract Club meeting with Mrs. O. W, McCutchen. Mid-Week Glub meeting with Mrs. J. Louis Cherry. FRIDAY Chapter N PEO meeting at home of Mrs. O. E- Crigger, 2 p.m. Vendredi Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. Bill Slack. Friday Contract Club meeting with Mrs. George D. Pollock, Jr. Delta Kappa Gamma having initiation ceremony in Colonial Room of Hotel.Noble, 7:30 p,m. Read Courier News Classified Ads Cinemascope at Its Best With Stereophonic Sound! ' Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for Ritz & Rox.v Program Announcements LAST TIMES TODAY N*w Role IK 7 ^ Same Greatness 1 PARAMOUNT NEWS AND CARTOON TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY Find Your Name in Our Ad and Be Our Guest to See "The Shrike" •ftttywri Mr. Mid Mrs. J. P. Hocott PLUS SELECTED SHORTS Breakfast Complimehts Miss Moore Mri. H. C. Partlow, Mrs. 8. 0. Owens and Mrs. Paul Jobe wer« hostesses for a breakfast at the. Jobe home Saturday morning complimenting Miss Jlmmle Me Moore, fiancee of Jerry Strickland. The hostesses were assisted In serving by Misses Sue Jobe and Pat Partlow. The 24 guests were seated at Individual tables centered with till tapers set In fluffs of maline and lllies-of-the-valley. Placecards were miniature pink tapers standing In the maline and flowers. The bride-elect's place was marked with a white taper and white carnation corsage. She wore a brown sfieath dress with white trim. Her gifts from the hostesses were in China. Mrs. Boyce Moore, , mother of the honoree, and Mrs. Joe Strickland, mother of the groom-elect, were special guests and received pink carnation corsages. STAMP FOR BEN - This stamp will be issued Jan. 17 to mark the 250th birthday of Benjamin Franklin. Going on saie in Philadelphia, Pa., the stamp features a. reproduction of a painting entitled, "Franklin Taking Electricity From the Sky," by Benjamin West. MOX THEATRE On W. Main St. In Blytheville Phone 3-4621 Weekdays Show Starts 7:00 p.m. — Sat. & Sun. 1:00 p.m. The Finest in Cinemascope Presented in High-Fidelity Optics! Sound! LAST TDIES TONIGHT SfWJUlYSON Color by TECHMCOLOR _AND— "Tail Men Riding" With Randolph Scott In Cinemascope ALSO CARTOON TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY Double Feature [Yellovmeck — AND — ALSO CARTOON

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