The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 29, 1952 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 29, 1952
Page 4
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PAGE FOUR K*t 1HRTILLK (ARK.) MAT Pa*l Mullins, Society Editor Couple Is Wed In New Del I Church of Christ In the first wedding ceremony solemnized in the recently completed Church o( Christ In Dell, Miss Gall France. 1 : Overtoil, rinuyli- ter of Mr. a'nd Mrs. Wiliam R. ' Overtoil'of Roseland, became Ihe = bride of AU'a L^OJI Kirk, son of Mr. and Mrs, J. A. Kirk of Joncs- i boro, Sunday. ' B, N. Moody, minister of the Main and Oak Church ot Christ. Jone.s- boro, performed the double ring ceremony at 3 p.m., in the presence of large gathering of relatives nnd friends of the couple. Snlln-tleil floor baskets of white gladioli, huckleberry, nnd stock adorned the altar which was lighted by white cathedral tapers which burned in branched candelabra, entwined with fern. The couple stond before an arch of wrought Iron entwined with greenery. Tapers were lighted by James Brlckell and Bill Orerton, brother o! the bride. During the ceremony, a program of nuptial music was presented, including the selections, "At Dawn- Ing;,' "O, Promise Me," and "Because." Quiet strains o[ Lohengrin's "Bridal Chorlii" were heard during the exchange of vows. The traditional recessional, Mendelssohn's * wedding march, was used. Mrs. Bill Ray Clark of Joncs- boro, HS matron of honor, wore a cocoa organdy frock with matching - accessories and a corsage o! burnt orange talisman rosebuds. Mr. Clark wa« best man and ushers were Jam-s BI-JH--U and Bill Overton, Nancy Brlnn served as flower fir] and was dres.sed in a yellow organdy dress. She carried a nose- I»y of white daisies. The bride, given In marriage by her father, wore » wedding gown of pink lace over taffeta which was fashioned with a full street lensth •kirt and • fitted bodice, with low •quare neckline, finished with a tlr" cr.1'^-. Her only ornaments were a single •trand ol peurl.s. a gift ol the groom, •nd a pearl ring belonging'to her mother. Her accessories were while and her tiny Kat was of white lace «prlnkl«t with rhlnestones. She wore liiltt* of white Jaee and carried n white purple throat orchid surrounded with carnations, maline puffs, and ribbons. ,. following the ceremony, a wed- Hng reception WM held at the Over- toil horn*. AaBtoting In greeting the truest*, were Mrs. Overton, mother of the bride, who wore an emerald gntn lace dreta with natural ac- eeasorlca and a corsage of white fardenlas. White gardenias were al- ao presented the mother of the (room, who wore an afternoon frock ot roae crepe and white accessories. The bride's table, lice-draped, was eentered with the three-tiered wedding cake, which was encircled with greenery and lilies. Assisting In serving the cake and punch were Mrs. I^ennle Potter. Mrs. Otto Bradberj-y, Miss Burlecne Brlnn, of Dell and Mrs. Bill Phillips of Clinton, Tenn. Por their southern wedding- trip, the bride wore a yellow linen suit with, black accessories and her wedding orchid at, her shoulder. The couple Is at home !n Jonea- boro where Mr. Kirk will complete work on hl% degree at Arkansas State College. * Out-of-town • guests Included A. N. Harris, Louise Harris of Memphis; Judge and Mrs. Foster Clark, Mrs. J. E. Minton. Mr. and Mrs D. W. Gilbert, Mr. and Mrs. Bill R. Clark. Mr. and Mrs. James Brickell. MiM Chorlsie Cube. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Kirk, all of Jonestioro; Miss Jean Kirk of Washington D C.; Mrs. Bill Phillips of Clinton Tenn.; Mr. and Mrs. Don Keller and Barbara and Sara Kellci of Rector. \VK1) AT 1>ELL—Mr. and All's. -William K. Overtoil of Uo.HC'bind announce the ntiiri'UigG of tlicir dmigliler, Gail I'Yamies to Alva I.oon Kirk of Joiicslioro SuiMliiy. Tiie wedding was solemnized id the (.'hiu-t'li of Christ in Jonesljoro. Bits of News ff/oitty f-^e Although rocks of the CnmbrUm geological era, nre the first hi which fossils appenr in abundance, enough fossils have been found in rocks of previous ases lo indicate that life existed on earth before that time. ^azorback Scene Of Shower Razorbncfc Drive-In was the scene night of ft miscellaneous shower given la compliment to Mrs. Russell Simpson, the former Miss Kathryn Martin. Hostesses for the occasion were isses Betty Nell Tomllnson, Barbara Smith, Unrbara Snlitm, Geneva shlblcy and Mrs. Jim Jcf- ferics. Miniature colonial bouquets centered each (able where the 30 juests were seated. Mrs. Simpson wore for the evening's activities n pale green drt-s.s with a sheer nn]b green tlustcr. The lioslcsscs presented her with a shoulder ol orchid glamellins. Tn the informal games played by the group, Mr$, Sam Primm, and Mrs, Mike O'Kcefc won prizes. Sorority Has Wiener Roast Mrs. Herman Turner and Mrs. Harold Eubanks were hostesses for a wiener ronst nt the river Tuesday ight when they eit&! their iDrority sl.ttci'A of Epsllon Sigma Alpha and their husbands. Other guests Included Mr. and Mrs. Bonnard O'Nrnl, MM. Kny Keith, Gene Hopper, nnd Miss BeL- •y Prcsncll. The pni'iy gathered nt the home of Mr. and Mrs, Turner before go- .ng to the river. Three Entertain At Bridge Party The home of Mr. nnd Mrs. T. I, Seas* wn8 the scene of n rtc5scrt- bridge party Tucsrtny night when their dmjghter, Mrs. Grady Mngce. Mrs. *John Hudson nnd Mrs. John B. Lewis entertained n group of friends. Spring flowers were used about the entertaining rooms. First place w«s won by Mrs. Marvin Nunn, Jr., nnd second by Mrs .Jntip Cnrson. Mrs. Arthur Ccnr won brtrigo. Delphian Society Elects Officers j New 'officers were elected to ,ervc for ncxl year by Hie members ot the ndtoninn Chnptcr ol the Delphian Society when Ihey met vesterdny morning al 10 o'clock nt Hotel Noble. Mrs. S. J. Colicn will ~ie:id the society as president. Other officers include Mrs. J. C. Lxjwe, vice president; Mrs. Ben- liiini]) Hull, seeretnry; nnd Mrs. J. W. Raydcr, trcnsurer. Mrs. Alvlti Hardy will IjiviiJ semiiuir coinmittce: nnd Mip. H. W, Wyllc Find W. D. Cobb arc on Ihe cominHtce. "Life 1 . 1 ! Values" was tile progrnm heard by the members ot the society ami wns headed by Mrs. Alvin Hnrdy. "Science Rtid Vnhles" wa» Ihe part given by Mrs. Neal Qcscll; 'Success iiml Social Class" Vns given by Mrs. J. C. Lowe; "Too Many People" wns given by Mrs. Dick Watson; "Old Age and Aging" given by Mrs.U. P. anrrotl; "A World Society" was given by Mi.w Neal Luckctt. Sisters Hostesses At Party Here Mrs. TJ.oycl stickmon and her sister, Mrs. C. M. Smart, entertained members of (lie Wednesday Club yesterday In the Stlrkmon home. They used a pink color scheme throughout the entertaining rooms. A pink linen cloth overlain the luncheon table which was centered with a boliriuet^of-plnk rosebuds nnd places wcre-Appointed with pink pUcecards. "~" • In the afternoon bridge pirnes, eriona Mr. and Mrs. John Rodcn left for Ingtewood, Cullf, yesterday to spend several weeks with his sister, Mrs. Marlln Canerdy, and family. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Teague and Mr. and Mrs. R, C. Parliam of Cape Girardeau will leave tomorrow for two weeks vacation Inflorlda. Mrs. John P. Hoffman and son. Jackie have returned home to Hot Springs after being the uuests of Mrs. Hoffman's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Smith Brackln. while here, they visited Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Topper In Memphis and were accompanied by the Rev. Bernard Brackln and his brother, SniUh T. Hrackin. Jr. Mrs. W. n. Hunter of Helena Is the gucsiof her daughter, Mrs. K. B. Gee, and fnmUy. Edwin Wallace, a student at the University of Arkansas, arrived home last night to .spend the summer months with his parents. Mr nnd Mrs, W. E. Wallace. Mrs. nnd Mrs. I.loyd stlckmon arc in Memphis today. Mrs.. J. C. Ellis has been appointed di.strict chairman ot the Arkansas Council of Church Women, Mr.?. Paul Long, Mrs. Mike Parks, and Mis, Harlyn Webb were guests of Mrs, Forrest Jiuratt in Osceola, yesterday. Mrs. ii. H. Jones, of Osceola. superintendent of]}! County Woman's Missionary Union; MI-JI. Charles Ray Newcomb of Blythc- vitle, stewardship chairman of the organization; Mrs. Clyde Webb of Osceola, young peoples director of the county; and Mrs. Albert Orcen- wrll. Women's Missionary Union president of the Wilson Church, attended the quarterly meeting of the Executive Board of Arkansas Woman's Missionary Onion In Little Rock Tuesday. Thomas Holder, who has been « student at Arkansas State College for the past year, Is now at home to be Hie summer guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Holder. Jerry Oxford of Port Knox. Ky. Is visiting his grandparent.*, Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Maadows. The Business Women's circle of the New Liberty Baptist Churcli met Monday night. Pic. Waclon Meadows, who Is stationed at Camp Gordon, On., Ij visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Meadows. He will go to Germany upon Ills return. Mr. and Mrs. L. O. Long are visiting this week in the Mississippi Delta. Mr. and .Mrs. w. L. Long of Lambert. Miss., are here visiting friends and relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Hilton Stephens have returned from BooneviUe, Miss., »/ter spending the week end with his brother, Kenneth Stephens. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Long and Mr. Long's mother, Mrs. Annie J. I,onsf have returned from a week's vacation In New Sinyton Beach. Pla. . Staff Sgt. B. W. Caldwell arrived home Monday night Uj visit his wife. Ihe former Miss Frances Lovell. and his mother, Mrs. Allen Barrett. He has been overseas for two years and will be stationed In San Angclo, Tex., upon his return. Airman Apprentice Larry Hearn Mrs. Bnkcr Wilson won Ihe high prize and Mrs. H. C, Sims won second high. M:ie Herl Hcvllle Awards Given By Fowlston School of Music Mae Bcrl Bevllle, a junior at Burdctte High School, has been awarded the annual phino scholarship given by the Fowlston School of Music. She Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Shed Bevill of Burdette. 'nils scholarship Is awarded each year to the student making the highest, rating in the National Piano Auditions and is valued at S75. Several other students received awards, certificates and pins for membership in the National Fraternity of Student Musicians. Practice iiwnros for outstanding practice records for the past year went to Ihe following students: Billy Lutes. Sara, Martha Frances Arends, Mae Berl Bevill, Reggie Krllems, Edwin Cures Dora Bcrnice Wylie, and Minerva Jo Bogun. The following received certificates and pins for membership in. the National Fraternity of Student Musicians for their playing in the National Pinno Auditions: Martha Frances Arends, Mae Berl Bevill, Jimmy Callens. Edwin Cure. Hiird- ing Cure, Joyce Galncs, fteggie Kellems. Sura Lindquist, Billy Lutes, Donald Michic. Kenneth Stanley, Jane Terry. Mike Terry and Dora' Bernlce Wylle. Donald Mlchle also received i. high school diploma In piano given by the National Guild of Piano Teachers. This Is the first such award to be given here since the Piano Guild Auilllloiu have been held in Blythevllle. To be eligible for this award a student must be a high school senior, play an hour's program of advanced numbers, and pass a comprehensive examination in musicianship. HD Club Meetg In McGuire Home Mri. Gene HcCFulrc was hoeUis at her home Tuesday night for a meeting of members of the Yarbro Home Demonstration Club, when Mrs. Hulda Mark ham was honored guest on her 83rd birthday. Guest* Included Mn, Jimmy Baughman, Mrs. Clinton Abbott and Mrs. Jamet Monroe Besharse, A short program was conducted with Mrs. Paul D. Abbott, leading. After a song, Mrs. Dave Abbott gave a devotional and roll call waa answered with household hints. Mrs. Mnrkhnm Is the oldest member of the club and was presented a gift for the occasion. The hostess served birthday cake and Ice cream with fresh strawberries to her guests. Coming Events Mr«. Jame* Cecil Lowe pr««nU her itudenU In an annual music recital at the Hljh School auditorium at 1:45 p.m. Friday Mrs. Everett Peterson la hostess at, 1:30 p.m. to L» Finnese. Ladles Bible Clas» of the First Methodist Church has program business meeting at the church at 2.30. Hostesses are Mrs. E. Mosley. Mis. o. M. Gilmer and Mrs. John Smotherman. Mrs. James Cecil Lowe presents her students In nn annual music recital at the High School auditorium at 1 45 p.m. Three-fourths of all sulphur produced in th« United States Is burned to make sulfurio acid. At the Hospitals Dismiated: Mrs. Lewis Krazler, Coot«r. Mrs. Harvey Permenter, Luxor* LuU Mae Wills, city Wall, Hospital Dismissed: Mri. James Mosley and baby, City Mrs. D. J. White, City Donald Wayne Dile. City Mrs. Marie Fitzgerald, Steele Mrs. Hazel J. pemberton, O»ceo- la Kill Devil Hill, a national memorial covering 314 acre* in North Carolina, commemorates the flight* of the Wright brothers. Mrs. Usrey Is Club Hostess Mrs. Max U-srcy entertained members of her club. Ln Petite. Tncsrtny aflrrnooii with bridge Raines and dessert. - Winning in the gomes were Mrs. Eric Whitlcy, fir*t; nnd Mrs. Arthur Vnnrp, .second nnd uridtio. AIR CONDITIONED BY REFRIGERATION THURSDAY & FRIDAY * Jfi t M-G-M-* STAR-SPANGLED ' ;5- « «^ -V TECHNICOLOR MUSICAL VHE». v* ESTHER^'" JOHN EVUS-VIVIAN BLAIIIt"^ :-•'", Paramount News, Cartoon & Novelty Reel RITZ GUESTS Mr. & Mrs. Harvey Morris Mr. & M rs . W. K. Jnst & Family left this morning for the Naval Air Technical Training Center at Norman, Okla. He had been visiting his wife, who now resides at 2321 Birch, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hearn, and other relatives. Earl S. Koonti and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Baker of Moberly, Mo. spent the week, end here with Mrs. Koont*. Mr. and Mrs. S. K. GarreW of i Gurdon. Ark. and their daughter, Mrs. Dickey Holliday anrt son. Dickey, Jr.. of DeQueen. Ark., will arrive today to visit Mrs. Garretl's sister, Mrs. G. V. Daws and family. Mr. Gfirrett was formerly a member of Ihe Blytheville Junior High Mrs. C. L. Kelly Hostess at Rustic Members of the Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi were entertained Tuesday night at the Rustic Inn with a dessert-canasta given by Mrs. C. L. Kelly. \ Centering each card table was a ' small bouquet of pansies and sweet-! peas In multi-colored arrangements: were used at other points about the room. ! Mrs. T. H. Caraway was top score winner, and Mrs, T, A. FoJger was second score \vinner. Mrs. W. H. O'Keefe won bridgo. | Read Courier News Classified Ad* Duplicate League Plays At Club- At the meeting of the Country CJ»b Duplicate Bridge League members Tuesday night, Mrs. \V, D. Chamblin and Mrs. Russell Phillip* won high score when members played a six-table Kowell movement, Other winners were Mrs. H. C. Sims nnd Mrs, 8- F. Morris, second, and Mrs. E. B. Gee and Harry W. Halnes, third. School faculty. Mrs. E. A. Stacy and Mrs. Marvin Robinson are spending several days- In Eureka Springs. Condition of Earl Prirte Coppedge, I who was seriously Injured in an automobile wreck three weeks ago, is reported as improved. He ts undergo! tig treatment at- Memphis Baptist Hospital. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Coppedge, are in Memphis with him. John Wilks hns arrived home from University of Mississippi, Oxford, to spend 10 days with his mother, Mrs. Grace Wilks, before returning to i Oxford to ittend the summer aes-f- sion. Htft's BRAND-NEW SINGER CABINET SEWING MACHINE Yours..."'"""'™ cost. • • wilh * w& ™ ol new maimn« l gel a complete < ours! i ,. rAuiina Un«M Box Office Opens 7:00 Show Starts 7:15 p.m. Admission 9c & 30c At All Times ML FOR W ONLY VI COMPUTE LISERAl TRADE-IN AUOWANtt EASY TERMS FOR TO UK HOUCTION. 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