The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 7, 1955 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 7, 1955
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY MARCH T, 1988 - Society News - io Ann Mnllnrv Sohip.t.v / Pilot!' Miss Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Gee, Jr. (Photo by Child Art Studio) First Baptist Church Is Scene Of Gee-Monaghan Wedding First Baptist Church altar, banked with woodwardia fern and studded with burning tapers, was the scene yesterday afternoon when Miss Rosemary Monaghan became the bride of Everett Bearce Gee, Jr. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Andrei' Mona- ghnn, Jr. Mr. Gee is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Bearce Gee. The Rev. Harold O. Eggensperger, pastor of First Methodist Church, officiated at the 4 o'clock ceremony. Completing the decoration of the church was the prle-dieu with white satin pillows on which the couple knelt. Attached to the prte-dieu were white satin bows set in clusters of huckleberry. Bows identical to those on the prie-dieu marked the family pews. A white satin aisle cloth extended from the altar to the curb. A program of nuptial music was presented by Mrs. C. Murray Smart, organist, who wore a blue afternoon cotton frock of allover embroider, and Miss Barbara Batley of Portageville, cousin groom, soloist, who wore a floor length formal of pale pink crys- tnJlite. Both wore white carnation corsages. Mrs. Smart's selections included works of Wagner, Liszt, Bach and Schubert. "All for You," by Brown; "Because," by D'Har- delot and "The Lord's Prayer," by Malotte were Miss Bailey's selections. Sister Maid of Honor Wearing a moon-glow blue dress of crystallite with the new long torso, pleated close to the body and a snappeti-in stole to match, Miss Barbara Monaghan served her sister as maid of honor. The full skirt was worn over period petticoats and hoops. She wore a halo of straw leaves and nylon net to match the dress and carried an arm bouquet of Happiness roses caught with Happiness tulle. Bridesmaids were Miss Betsy Bell, Miss Jane Wilson, Miss Nita Rose Hall, all of Blytheville, and Miss Letha Pat White of Hiwassc, Ark Their dresses were Identical to Hint of the maid of honor and they also carried arm bouquets of Hap-jtal bends. ding gown of Magnolia bridal satin, custom-made by Madam Emily. The gown featured a V-neckline, outlined with a .yoke of Point-rie- Lyon lace. The* bodice was closely fitted and fell from the waist into a Cathedral train. Sleeves were traditional, long and close fitted at the wrist with matching lace over the hand. The gown was worn over mid-Victorian hoops and petticoats. Her two-tiered veil was of imported English illusion and was fingertip length. It was held by a crown of Point-de-Lyon lace em broidered with seed pearls. She carried a colonial bouquet of lilies-of-the-valley set in a nest of white French maline. White shower ribbons streamed from this and tucked in the streamers were the lilies-6f-the- valley. A single pure white orchid centered this arrangement. Mr. Gee served his son as best man. Groomsmen were John Edward Regenold, William E. Bracey of Blytheville; Jerry Van Zandt of Little Rock and William A. Coolidge, Jr.. of Helena. Ushers were Robert M. Hornor, Jr.. of Helena; Thomas, H. Choate of Newport; Gordon M. Halsell and James MacLemore Williams of Blytheville. Mothers Wear Orchids The bride's mother was ushered to her seat weaving a mauve peau- de-soie afternoon dress with a V- neckline featuring a fold of matching material. The princess bodice was trimmed in mauve hand clipped Chanttlly lace embroidered in sequins. The skirt fell into full lines. Her hat, was of.small mauve and white flowers. She pinned a light- flecked copper cymbedium orchid corsage at her shoulder. Mrs. Gee wore for her son's marriage an afternoon dress of peacock blue peau-de-soie with a square neckline and embroidered blouse of matching bugle and crys- O. S. Crowell is a patient at Chickasawba Hospital and is allowed no visitors. Miss Helen Harnden of Wilson has been named to the honor roll at University of Arkansas College of Arts and Sciences where she is a senior and a member of Lambda Tau, English honor?ry fraternity. She is the daughter of Mrs. Alma Harnden of Wilson . , , Blytheville residents in Memphis Saturday morning to attend the marriage of Miss Nancy Ann Hughes of Blytheville and Memphis,, and William Buckner Morgan of Memphis, included Mrs. T. J. Mahan, grandmother of the bride, Mrs. W. B. Tanner, Mrs. Mahan Bell and Mrs. Byron Morse, all unts of the bride,,Mr. Morse, Everett B. Gee. Sr,. Mr. and Mrs. C. W Afflick, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Haines, Mrs. Harry W. Haines, Mrs. R. F. Kirshner, Mr. and Mrs. George Hamilton, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Humphreys, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Leech, Mrs. Russell Phillips, Mrs. C. W. Afflick, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Lynch and Mr. and Mrs. George Hubbard, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Parker spent yesterday in Memphis with her mother, Mrs. Virgil Greene, who is undergoing treatment there. Mrs. Greene's daughter. Miss Evelyn Blythe, is in Memphis with her. Mrs. Leslie Hooper had as her guests for the weekend, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. McLeod, Jr., and sons of Camarulo, Calif., and Mrs. J. P. Newell Jr., of Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wertz of Martin, Tenn.,. were dinner guests yesterday of Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Nichols of Armorel. Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Old had as their weekend guests Mr. and Mrs. Charles Morehead of Russellville. Mr. and Mrs. Clair Miller, Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Whitton and Mrs. Raymond Stringer spent yesterday at Reelfoot Lake, Tenn. Tommy Reid, Miss Faye Reid and Billy Reid,spent yesterday in Memphis with Mrs. Reid, who is a patient in Room 542 of Baptist Hospital there. Mrs. C. W. Afflick Sr.. and Mrs. C. W. Afflick Jr., ,of Steele, are spending today in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mahon had as their guests yesterday his sister, Mrs. Robert Hawkins, Mr. Hawkins and two daughters, of Memphis, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. piness roses. Also wearing the blue crystallite dresses and hair arrangements of red Sweetheart roses were Miss Bally Trieschmann and Miss Donna Sue Gore of Blytheville, who lighted the tapers with brass candlelit ters. Little Miss Rebecca Jane Bailey of Portageville, cousin of the groom, was flower girl. She wore a floor length while orpaiidy with fitted bodice and full skirt over colonial petticoats. She carried fl. nosegay of red Sweetheart roses. Father Gives Bride Entering the aisle on the arm of her father, the bride wore a wed- The sleeves were three-quarter length and the full skirt was worn over a matching petticoat. . To complement her dress, she chose a small white straw hat trimmed with a white rose and a creame cymbedium orchid corsage. Immediately following the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Monnghan were hosts at a reception at Hotel Noble. Punch was served from a table overlaid with an Alencon lace cloth with linen inserts and centered with R silver container filled with white stock, pink tulips and white sweetpeas. White tapers in antique gold girandoles with teardrop crystal prisms in tree shape were used on each end of the table. Cake was served from a table centered with the tiered wedding cake garlanded with white camellias and maiden hair fern. An Italian linen punchwork cloth was used on this table and on each end were moonglow- blue tapers in silver candelabra. Rice Bags Palm trees and calla lillies formed a background for the bride's table. Those assisting at the reception were Misses Janet Nelson, Melbaline Hill, Dixie Kiltian, Ramona Graf ton and Arden Ferguson, Mrs. Robert Blodgett, Mrs. C. W. Garrigan. all of Blytheville; Miss Jan Wilbourne of Paragould and Miss Jeanne Jamell of Fort Smith. Mary Gay Nelson of Blytheville and Marcia Bailey of Portageville served rice bags made of white net and tied with white satin ribbon to the guests from white baskets wrapped in white satin ribbon. Soft music was ployed throughout the reception by Miss Betty Nell Holland. Each assistant received a white carnation corsage. The couple left on a. southern wedding trip, the bride wearing a pure silk coffee color and white print costume suit with snug fitting [jacket and white linen trim. She wore matching accessories and pinned the orchid from her bouquet at her shoulder. After March 14 they will make their home at Scott Air Force Base, Belleville, 111., where the groom will be stationed. Out-of-Town Guests Out-of-town relatives here for the wedding were Mrs. Lawrence Chapman. Herbert Chapman of St. ! Louis; Mr. and Mrs. Lelarid Ciiat- j ham of Louisville, Ky.. Mr. and I Mrs. Frank Monaghan. Gene Moni aghan, Ben Monaghan of Mem| phis, Tenn.; Dr. and Mrs. J. R. Adams and ..jn, Johnny, of Sikeston; Mr. and . Mrs. Solon T. Gee, Jr.. of Mnrston, | Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. .Gee of Frniley, Mo.: Mr. and Mrs. John Gee and daughters. Donna and Sue. Mr. and Mrs. John Bailey and daughters. Barbara. Marcia and Rebecca, Portageville: Mrs. Ben Vinyard. Cape Girardeau. Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. Solon T. Gee, Sr,. Greenville, 111.; Mrs. Tom Hunter, Phoenix, Ariz.; Mrs, John H, Knowlton, Mrs. I. M. Alldredge, Helena; Mrs. Frank Dinkins and Dr. and Mrs. Waldon Lawrence, Fort Worth, Tex. Mrs. Max Sherwood Jo Ann Stone Is Wed In Mississippi Mr. and Mrs. James Stone of Steele, Mo., announce, the marriage of their daughter, Miss Jo Ann Stcne, to Max Sherwgod, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Sherwood of Holland, Mo. The ceremony was solemnized Saturday afternoon by the Rev. M C. Whitten, pastor of the Hernando. Miss., Baptist Church. They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Price .Tatum of Memphis, and their son, William Kendall Tatum, who served as ring bearer. The bride, who Wore a blue faille suit with black patent accessories, is a graduate of Steele High School and is employed in the Pemiscot County Welfare Office in Caruthersville. Mr. Sherwood, a graduate of Holland High School, now is employed at 555 Inc., of Blytheville. The couple will be at home in Holland. Several Guests Attend Sfession Of Finesse Club The presence of several guests gave special interest to the party given Friday afternoon by Mrs. Whitney Morgan, Jr.. for members of La Finesse Club. Playing.with club members were Mrs. F. Don Smith, Mrs. Elbert Johnson, and Mrs. Ira Jones of Fort Smith, houseguest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Campbell. Mrs. E. E. Smith of Plainsfield, N. J., who is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Weedman, was a tea guest. A dessert course was served preceding the bridge .games.,in which high score prize went to Mrs. Jack Webb and second high to Mrs. Todd Harrison, a new member of i the club. j Mrs. Morgan used yellow jon-' quils to decorate entertaining rooms of her home. Wedding Party Guests Honored With Party Members'of the Gee-Monaghan bridal party and out-of-town guests were entertained Saturday night at a rehearsal dinner given by Mr. and Mrs. Everett Bearce Gee at the Country Club. The T-shaped table was covered with pink damask and white tulle. White stock and pink tulips In silver candelabra were used the length of the table. Placecards were tiny white tapers trimmed with tulle, lilies of the valley and seed pearls, with the names embossed on the tapers in gold. The guest of honor wore a re- embroidered lace dress over pink and a pink camellia corsage. Following the three course dinner the couple presented their attendants with gifts. Forty-eight guests attended the affair, which was held immediately after the wedding rehearsal at First Baptist Church. DAC Chapter Will Host State Group Colonel John Martin Chapter of Daughters of the American Colonists will be hostess to the State Assembly in Little Rock on Friday, March 11. Mrs. Nathan R. Patterson of Tulsa, Okla., national .president of ..the organization, will be guest speaker. Also to speak at the session Is Mrs. Dixie Durham of Nodena, who will have with her a display of Indian relics from the museum at No- denn. Among those attending from Blytheville will be Mrs. James B. Clark, Mrs. E. L. Hale and Mrs. J. C. Ellis. Any other members of the local chapter who wish reservations made for them are asked to contact Mrs. Ellis as soon as possible. Judge Deer Will Speak At Gosnell Judge Philip Deer will be guest speaker tomorrow night when members of the Gosnell Parent Teacher Association meet in the school cafeteria at 7:30 o'clock. Topic of Judge Deer's talk will be "Keeping Up With Our Children." Mrs. R. L. Maxwell will be in charge of the business portion of the program when officers for the coming year will be elected. Mrs. Bill Crawford, program chairman. will Introduce the guest speaker. First Christian, Episcopal Youth Groups Meet The Youth Group of First Christian Church, together with its sponsors, the Rev. James W. Rainwater and Mrs. W. D. Cobb, were guests last night of the Young Churchmen of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. The two groups gathered first at the Parish House for a program which was opened with a prayer for young people's fellowship, given by Barbara Dale Dunlap, president of the host group. This was followed by a talk by Thurman E. Rowlett Jr.. guest speaker for the evening, who used as his topic. "The Episcopal Church and What, It Stands For." The benediction was given by the Rev. Mr. Rainwater, and refreshments were served by the sponsors of the Young Churchmen, Mrs. LeRoy Huddleston and MVs. Dale Dunlap. Later the young people gathered at St. Stephen's Church for an evening prayer service conducted by Joe Hughes Jr., junior lay reader. Miss Emily Sue Damon servd a.s organist and acolytes were Harding Cure and LeRoy Huddleston Jr. Sunbeam Group Meets at Church For Program Eighteen members of Uie Sunbeam Class of Trinity Baptist Church attended a meeting Friday afternoon at the church. . A missionary program was presented by Wanda Nelson, Mary Ellen Brown, "Chuck" Lewis and Barbara Webb. Mrs. Edge was In charge of the program, assisted by Mrs. John Brown and Mrs. W. W. Polloway. Refreshments were served the group the social hour. Bridge Classes At BCC Start Wednesday Beginner's bridge classes for members of Blytheville Country Club and their families will be held twice weekly at the club. With sessions scheduled for 2 p.m. each Wednesday and 7:30 p.m. each Friday. Plans were made for the sessions at a meeting of the planning committee held Friday night at the club. Beginners will have the opportunity of attending either the Wednesday or Friday classes, or both, without charge, and free classes for more advanced players interested In learning duplicate bridge will be held each Friday afternoon, 1:15 o'clock at the club, under the guidance of Mrs. C. C. Councille. Hairdressers' Meet Postponed The regular meeting of the Biytheville Hairdressers Unit scheduled for tonight has been indefinitely postponed, it was announced today by Mrs. Clair Miller, unit president. Announcement of the new date for the meeting will be made later. Marriage Licensee The following marriage licenses have beer) issued in the office of County Clerk, Mrs. Elizabeth Blythe Parker: Max James and Mrs. Billie Blanche Foe, both oi Lcachville; William Bernard Shelton and Carolyn Freeman, both of Blytheville and Eugene Johnson and Butan Carole Kelly, both of Manila. Be sure to wash a brand new comb in hot soapsuds before run- iiing it through your locks. The comb may look clean, but generally it has an accumulation of store dust and fingermarks from customers. Washing it eliminates the dan- i <;er of germs and unnecessary dirt Mahon of Jonesboro, and Mr. and • Mrs. Buford Lawson and daughter, j also of Jonesboro. i Among out-of-town people in: Blytheville yesterday to attend The j i Gee-Monaghati. wedding were Mr. j j and Mrs. Max Meyers, Mr. and Mrs.; i Adolph Meyers and daughter Jo- ', j anne, and Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Webb.; | all of Memphis. ' I . , . BEWARE! 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STOP .HIMI MR ALSO CARTOON Coming Events MONDAY Altar Society of Immaculate Conception Church meeting in School Hall, 8 p.m. Annie Armstrong Circle of Trinity Baptist Church meeting with Mrs. Luther Robinson, 7:30 p.m. Women of. Presbyterian Church have board meeting. TUESDAY Mildred Matthews Circle of Trinity Baptist Church meeting with Mrs. Carl Pate, 7:30 p.m. Sr. High Partent Teacher Association has Executive Board meeting, 2:30 p. m., followed by general meeting at 3 p. m. La Petit* Club meeting with Mrs. A. H. MacManus Charlevolx Chapter of DAB meets at Hotel Noble. Hostesses are Mrs. P. B. Joyner, Mrs. C. F. Tucker and Mrs. Ruth Eleanor Afflick. Tuesday Bridge Club meets with Mrs. Doyle Henderson. Octave Club meets with Mrs. Garth Castllo. Mrs. W. H. O'Keefe entertains CIB Bridge Club. Country Club Bridge League meets. If you overcook custard sauce and it curdles, set In a pan of cold water and beat smooth with an egg beater. At The Hospitals Blythevllto HixpiUl Dismissed: Jnnet Blkins, Memphis Kathy Holllngsworth, city ChlckauwlM Ho*pltol Dismissed: Sam Ward, city Mrs. Maggie MoDermott, oltgr Mrs. Alma Montgomery, city Miss Flora Johnson, city Mrs. John Long, city Miss Joan Streeter, city Stephen Sims, city Mrs. Thurman Gray, city Donnle Armstrong, Holland, Ho. Walta HoiplUI Dismissed: Mrs. Zelmt Llndsey and Gobler, Mo. Deborah Huey, city Miss Carolyn Bllllngsley, city Mrs. Ruth Mitchell, city Mrs. Minnie Martin, Manila William Bradley, city Bailey Eubanks, Steele, Mo. GETTING UP NIGHTS It worried by "Bladder Weakneu" IGeltlnf Op Nights (too Irequtnt, mirnlilp or Itcri- Ine luWtlonl or strong, Cloudy Ur!n«l due to common Kidney tnd Bl«dder Irritations try CYSTEK (or Quick, gratifying, comrorlMB help. A billion CYSTEX tablet, used In past 25 years prone jjletj and firaess. JUS drugellt lor CYSTEX under, fatlsfactlon or money-back guarantee. Remember The Red Cross .. . Always Ready in Peace or War! Also Remember The Gift Shop . . . always ready with lovely gifts beautifully wrapped— See our new Greeting Cards, Luncheon and cocktail napkins. Cinemascope at Its Best With Stereophonic Sound! Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a.m and 4 p.m. for Rltz & Ro;ry Program Announcements Monday and Tuesday THE , SPARKLING STORY OF 3 SAILORS i ON LEAVE...AND 3 GIRLS IN LOVE! TONY CURTIS-ClORiADE HAVEN f.qENENELSON -CORiNNECAlVET '^ » PAULGitBERT o, mr nKnw „„„ .,„, , , , „ ))Jf . >m( A UMERSAl-INUDNAHONAl PICTURE PARAMOUNT NEWS & CARTOON JESUS SAVES and HEALS AtUnd CHURCH of GOD 20th and Ch«rry Acli: 2B-M; Corlnlhlann: 1-2; Oiilalhnu: MS Fundamental in Belief — Pentecostal Kmphasig I,. A. Hrtlt—F'aslor, 1'h. 3-(iflfl3

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