The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 26, 1953 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 26, 1953
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PACT FOUR BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, TONE 28, 1958 £ocii 4 ocieui Pat Muilins, Society Editor » Phone 4461 MARRIED — Mr. and Mrs. John Allen Kromas are shown following their double ring mar- tiage ceremony yesterday at Trinity Baptist Church. I Mrs. Kromas is the former £, Miss Ruby Lee ~" Henson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William D. Henson. (Courier News Photo) Bits of News / tloi flu eri on a Ruby Lee Henson, John A. Kromas Exchange Marriage Vows in Church In a ceremony performed at twilight yesterday, Miss Ruby Lee Hen- Kon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William D. Henson of Blytheville,. became the bride of John Allen Kromas of Waco, Tex., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Kromas, also of Waco. The marriage rites were performed In the sanctuary of Trinity Baptist Church, with the pastor, the Rev. David McPeake, officiating. As guests gathered In the sanrtu- dry, Charles Belknap sans "Because," end was accompanied by Mrs. Carl Lay, who played "I Love Vou Truly," "Remember." and other approriate selections, with the wedding marches during the ceremony. Mrs. Lay wore a blue two-piece Unen dress with white accessories. »nd was given a corsage of white carnations. The center of the altar was adorned with an archway of white. entwined with greenery,, and flanked on each side by burning white cathedral tapers in wrought iron standards. Two floor baskets of white carnations interspersed with white satin bows and huckleberry itood in front of the candles. White latin'bows with streamers in french knots adorned family pews. Miss Betty Henson, a cousin of the bride, lit tapers preceding the ceremony. She was dressed in .1 lime green nylon afternoon -frock With scooped out neckline, fitted bodice, and very full skirt poised over starched petticoats. A lartie trrangement of yellow carnations svas pinned at her waist. | Serving her sister as maid of hon- j Br was Miss Rebecca Henson, who B-ore for the occasion, a pale pink nylon dress and a small white hat enhanced by a wreath of small pink flowers. Her dress, with fitted bodice was fashioned uith a sweetheart neckline and full gathered ikirt over petticoats. She carried a fan shaped bouquet of pink carnations in nests of pink satin against a fan of white maline Elmer Holmes, uncle of the bride pave her in marriage. She Was nt- Ured in an afternoon gown of white organdy, the full skirt of which held an inset border of embossed eyelet and the bodice of which had embossed eyelet decolletage. Tiny white beads formed designs on her white lace hat, worn with other white accessories. She carried white Bible, topped by a pure white orchid, with a cascade of knotted satin streamers. Frank T. Shrlver of Wnco, Tex., sewed his brother-in law as best man. and ushers were E. C. Thompson and C, S, Webb. Mrs. Henson chose for her daughter's marriage, a navy blue nylon sheer dress with white accessories and Mrs, Kromas chose a dress of cream colored lace and neutral accessories. They were given corsages of carnations. Out-of-town Ruestp for the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Kro- inns, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shrlver and children, Frank Thomas, Jr., nnd Gana, all of Wnco, Tox. Following a brief wedding, trip the groom will erturn to the Naval base in New Hampshire and the* bride will accompany the Kromas' to Texas for a month's visit, For traveling, the bride chose a dress of green nylon and pinned her orchid at her shoulder. Colorful Sun Togs Bridge-Lunch Given for Guests Mrs. Leonard Oldhtim -entertain- tained with n bridge luncheon yesterday at Hotel Noble, when her guests included members of the Ln Nueve Bridge Club, the Thursday Club, nnd honored guests, Mrs. C. R. Branson of Hobbs, N. M. and New Orleans, and Mrs. Henry G. Davis of El Ont.i'o. Cnlif., who nrc houseguests of Mr. and Mrs. U. S. Branson. Daisies and zinnfns, with yellow predominant., provided n centerpiece nnd other decorations at the luncheon. In the bridge games fol- ]o\viti£, the chosen theme \vi\s further carried in the placccards, tallies and score pads. Winners of the games were Mrs. Farris McCnlln, first, place; Mrs. Joel Pride, second place; and Mrs. Bran- ; son, bridge. Mrs. OMhnm presented i ! Mrs. Branson nnd Mrs. Davis each] with a gift, j Mr. and Mrs, Charles R. Johnston and Allen Gordon have been guests of Mrs. Johnston's mother, Mrs. J. E. Crook, Barney Crook and family. They left Wednesday to return to their home in Dallas, Tex. Mr. and Mrs.. Lynn Nichols and daughter, Sandra, of Kalamazoo, Mich,, have returned to their home after being the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Stiles. From San Antonio, Tex., Mrs. Carra Pruitt ad as her guests, her sister, Mrs. W. B. White, and Mrs. Helen Shinn and daughters, Elizabeth and Sara, for a week. While they are here, they plan to visit other friends and relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Toledo of Hot Springs will arrive Lo visit Mr. and Mrs. Ru.fsull Riales for several days Dr. Milton Webb has returne< from New York, where he spen several days attending the 56th Congress of the American Optome' trie Association. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thomas Shri- vcr and children, Frank, Jr.. anc Gana, left today for a tour of the Southern states before returning to their home in Waco, Tex. While here they have been guests of Mr and Mrs. W. D. .Henson, coming especially for te wedding of Mrs Shriver's brother. John Allen Kromas, to Ruby Lee Henson. Seaman First Class Roy L. Carter arrived yesterday to spend a month's leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs H. L. Carter. He has been serving in Korean waters aboard the USS Piedmont. Mrs. Mildred Mayo has returned from Maiden, Mo., where she visited with her daughter, Mrs. C. A, DavKison, and in Sikeston and Dexter, Mo., with other relatlevs and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Ira Walters and family have returned from a trip to Houston, Tex., where they visited his brother, Charles Walters and family, and in Galveston, Tex. Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Folger are spending this week end in Pine Blufl visiting friends. Mr. and Mrs. Bailey Tarpley announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, at Walls Hospital Wednesday. She has been named Shellle Ann. Mrs. Tarpley is the former Miss Martha Ann Bunch. Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Kirby have Just returned from St. Louis where they spent several days. Mr. and Mrs. Mark Richards of Bristol, Va., who are guests of Mrs. M. A. Isaacs, were in St. Louis this week for several days. Mrs. Alfred Todd Gray and children, Janette and Todd, of Conway, will arrive to spend several days with her parents, Mi', and Mrs. C. W. Ramey. She is the former Miss Sue Ramey. Miss Emmaclel Swearengen is in Memphis for several days, where she is the guest of her sister, Miss Virginia Swearengen. WED HERE— Shown following their wedding last evening are Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gay Parrish, who exchanged vows at Trinity Baptist Church, with the pastor, the Rev. David McPeake officiating. The bride is the former Miss Mary Lou Sawycis, daughter of Mr. and Airs. John Franklin Sawyers, and he is the ion -^ of Mr. and Mrs. Felix Harvey Parrish (Photo by Mason) Duplicate League Conducts Meeting Six tables of members of the Bly- hcvillo Duplicate Bridge League not at Hotel Noble last night for heir weekly gnme. Saturday •nnrks n mnslerpolnt game. Winners of Inst night's game were Mrs. Georgia Bailey and O. O. Tnrdaway, first place, and Mrs, B. A. Lynch and Mrs. W. D. Chnr.iblin, second place, Mrs. Foy Etchieson and Jim Roleson tied with Dr and Mrs. C. R. Branson of Hobhs, N. M,, nd New Orleans for third place. Parrish-Sawyers Wedding Held At Trinity Baptist Church Here Now on a Southern wedding trip are Mr. ami Mrs. Charles Gay Par- risli, who exchanged marriage vows last evening at seven o'clock at Trinity Baptist Church, with the Rev. David McPcake, pastor, officiating at the double ring ceremony. Mrs. Parrish was before her marriage, Miss Mary Lou Sawyers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Franklin Sawyers. The bridegroom's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Felix Harvey ParrKsh. A row of white cathedral tapers In branched candelabra stood across the altar, which was centered with a white lattice arch, entwined with huckleberry. White pedestal baskets held huckleberry dotted with white carnations and white satin bows. Puffs of white satin marked the family pews. Charles Belknap, vocalist, and Mrs. Carl Lay, pianist, provided a program of nuptial music. Mr. Belknap sang "Because," and Mrs. Lay played, among other selections, "I Love Thee." She wore a navy blue dress with white accessories, and was given a corsage of red and j white carnations. * Miss Barbara Sawyers, sister of the bride, lighted the tapers. She was dressed for the occasion in a blue dotted swiss afternoon dress over crinoline slips. Her dress fea- -ured a scooped neckline in the fitted bodice, and a full gathered skirt. She was given a corsage of carnations. Serving the bride. as maid of lonor, Miss Juanita Overman chose a dress of pink swiss, the bodice of which was made on Grecian lines with crossing panels down the rout, The very full skirt was poised over crinoline slips. She wore a pink picture hat and other pink accessories. She carried a bouquet of clusters »f pink carnations in nests of embroidered, maline, on a white fan if plented tulle. At the base of the 'an was a large satin ribbon. For her marriage, the bride, who was given by her father, those a white embossed nylon dress ove taiTeta and crinoline. The fitted bodice, with scalloped low neckline was attached to a .very full skirt tied with a white velvet sash, which fell to the hemline. She wore a white picture hat and her only ornament was a strand of pearls, a gift of the groom. She carried a purple throated white orchid, sprinkled with silver atop a white satin covered Bible which held a cascade of satin ribbons. Max Shelton of Memphis served Mr. Parrish as best man, and Gaylord D. Lewis and E. C. Thompson served as ushers. For her daughter's marriage, Mrs Sawyers wore a navy blue sheer dress touched with white linen, with white accessories. Mrs. Parrish wore a dress of black linen with a cape collar of pink. They each wore a corsage of white carnations. Out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Max Shelton of Memphis. Following the ceremony, the couple left for their wedding trip, the bride wearing a brown and white dress with complimenting jacket, and her orchid corsage. The groom is stationed at Fort Bragg, N.. C., and is a paratrooper in the Airborne division of the Army. DYESS NEWS By MRS. J. L. JACOBS Pastor Honorfd Members of the Dyess-Whitton Churches and friends gave a farewell social and ice cream supper on the lawn of the parsonage at Dyess [or the Rev, M. J. Pollard's family Tuesday night. The Pollard's moved to Bono Thursday. They were presented gifts from the two .churches. The Rev. and Mrs. W. W. Peterson of Blytheville have moved here from Wesley Memorial Church. Class Party Mrs. Richard Shelton and members of the Baptist training union intermediate class had a party in the basement of the church Friday ni^ht. The class played games and refreshments were served. Personals Mrs. Ray D. Johnston and Miss Mary Mae Modesitt spent last week in Magnolia, attending the State Convention of Future Homemakers of Arkansas. Dr. G. G. Robertson left last week j for Tulsa, Okla., where he will resume his medical duties. Dr. Q. F. Hol'ingsworth has charge of the Dycss hospital and his health is much improved. Read Courier News Classified Ads. LITTLE LIZ Some people know as much at 12 as at 30, but that doesn't mean they were child prodigies. CNEA* By Sue Burnett Have fun on your vacation— rhether at home or away—in this ay .little play outfit that features • colorful playdress, topped with a rief bolero — both pieces accented '1th bright contrast. Pattern No. 8963 is a sew-rite perorated pattern in SIZPS 11, 12, ]3, i, 18, 18. Size 12 playdress, 2'.. yarns f 39-Inch; bolero, % yard; contrast, fc yard. For this pattern, send 30c In JOINS, your name, address, size rie- Ired, and the PATTERN NUMBER D Sue Burnett, Courier News, 312 (ulncy St., Chicago 6, 111. Don't miss the new Basic PASHON for '63, spring and summer. It's complete spring sewing guide (or mnrt, practical wardrobes; gift • ttern printed Inside the book, 25 inU. Engagement Told In the announcement yesterday of the (.':i£;!f;ement of Miss Snrrt Harrison lo Hobcrt Fletcher MerriU, the bridegroom-elect's name appeared incorrectly in the headline as James Merrill. Wedding plans are to be announced. Marriage L icenses The following couples have ob- ained n marriage license in the of- j fice of the county clerk, Mrs. Elizabeth Blythe Parker: John A. Kromas of Wnco. Tex., and Miss Ruby Henson of Blytheville. Charles p. Parrish and Miss Mary Louise Saw-yens, both of Blytheville. The Best Family Reference Work Available is: WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIA Parents: The time to answer their questions is (he time they are asked. Can you do it easily? Do you have an up-lo-date, pictorial set to refer to? They soon learn (o look up their own answers with WORLD BOOK. Order it now to give them confidence! LUX.ORA NEWS By MRS. G. C. DKFVES WSCS Meets The WSCS of the First Methodist Church held its regular meeting Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. S. B. Rozelle, with 16 members present. Mrs.'J. W. Lynch led the devotional, followed by a discussion of churhc plans for the forthcoming year led by the Rev. H. L. Robison, pastor. The hostess served a dessert course at the conclusion of the meeting. Mrs. Elklns Honored Mrs. Joe Elkins was honored at a surprise layette shower given by her sister, Mrs. Beonda Gaulden, at her Osceola home Monday night. Twelve guests from Luxora, Osceola, and Blytheville were present. After a series of games, the honoree opened gifts, and the hostess served party refreshments. Pcrsonoals Sgt. Joe D. Smith arrived home last week from Korea for a forty live day leave with his mother, Mrs. J. W. Smith, and family. Sgt. Smith will report to Camp Chaffee next month for army reassignment. Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Brownlee and son, Gary, left Saturday for a visit of several days with relatives in Harrison. Ark. Mrs. Charles Johnson left Mon- Box Office Opens 7:15 Show Starts 7:30 p.m. Admission 14c & 39c At All Times Bill Patton A. A. Adams CALL Blytheville Osceola 8890 836 Dish towels in Irish linen or bleached feed sacking are preferable, from the standpoint of ab- sorbencv. to imitation linen towels or cotton ones MEN OF MEDICINE The men behind (he medicine you use are (wo; your physician and your pharmacist. Both are highly trained, experienced professionals. Together, these two men work as a team for your better health. ROTHROCK DRUGS ELOQUENT TRIBUTE... There is no more eloquent means of recording for posterity your devotion for one another than to express it through the medium of an enduring family monument of marble or granite. Do any of ynur loved ones lack such a tribute? If so, you'll be surprised at how reasonably you may express your sentiment in words that will live through the ages. Those of Jno. C, McHaney & Sons can give you helpful advice in translating your sentiments. 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