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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 19, 1955
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PAGE FOTJK BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NBWI TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 1985 - Society News io Ann Mxllnrv. Society Editor * Miss Millie Ann Mallory, Society Editor Phoiw 3-4461 EXCHANGE VOWS — Mr. and Mrs. Homer A. Smith Jr., are shown in the sanctuary of the Holland Methodist Church following their wedding Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Smith is the former Doris Clark of Luxora, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Clark. Mr. Smith is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Smith of Holland. (Photo by Hall's Studio) Homer A. Smith, Jr., Miss Clark Exchange Vows at Holland Sunday afternoon in a 4 p.m. double-ring ceremony at the First Methodist Church in Holland Miss Doris Clark of Luxora daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Clark, became the bride of Homer A. Smith, Jr., son of. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Smith of Holland. The wedding vows were read by crystal epergne the Rev. Marvin Nlblack, pastor of the church. A fan-shaped arrangement of emerald greenery backed the altar and flanking this were white tapers. Baskets of white chrysanthemums and pom-poms wore used In the back of the chancel with white stock interspersed with blue headed steins and another set of tapers and holders being used in the front, formed the background for the wedding party. The couple knelt on a white satin prie-dleu &nd blue satin bows marked the family pews. The bride's music teacher, Mrs. T. ii. Stanford of Luxora, served as organist lor tne wedding and soloist was Miss Dlanne Stevens, also of Luxora. Miss Stevens' selections Included "I Love You Truly" and "Because." Mrs. Stanford wore a grey' dress with white accessories and Miss Stevens' wore a lavender Christine original dress. Both were presented white carnation corsages. Maid of honor was Lyvettn Clark, sister of the bride, nnd bridesmaids were Miss Dixie Clark, sister of the bride, and Miss Mae Clark, cousin. The maid of honor wore a pink lace dress with pink accessories and carried a heart-shaped colonial bouquet of white chrysanthemums. Yellow and blue dresses Identical to Miss Clark's were worn by the bridesmaids and they also carried colonial bouquets. Taper lighters were Miss Phylls Smith, cousin of the groom, who wore a pink dress and Miss Billic Sue Bourlanti, cousin of the brktc, who was dressed In yellow. They wore wrist corsages of white carnations In heart-shape arrangements. Anna Long, .niece of the bride, wearing a pink and while dress and carrying a white basket tied with satin and lacyelon and filled with rose petals, served as flower girl. Father Gives Bride The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a while chantllly lace dress featuring a rounded neckline and matching stole. Her small lint with eyebrow veil waf filled with lliles- of-the-valley and yellow rosebuds forming the centerpiece. Yellow tapers were also used. Lllles-of-the-valley and rosebuds were used to encircle the cake and punch bowl. Other arrangements of Dutch Iris nnd tulips In complementing shades were 'used about the entertaining rooms. Presiding at the table were Mrs. Bonnie Long of Biylhcvllle and Mrs. Mrs. Louella Jarrett of Osccola. Don Whitney of Blytheville presided at the guest book. They wore white carnation corsages. The couple left on n wedding trip to Birmingham, New Orleans and Florida, the bride wearing a blue suit with white accessories and the orchid from her Bible at her shoulder. Upon their return tney will make their home In Blytheville st 403 Holland. The groom IK employed by the First National Bank bookkeeping department. Out-of-town guests at the wedding were from Blyihevlllc, Stccle, Osccola and Luxora. Climax-ing a* series of events for Miss Chirk ami Mr. Smith was tint rehearsal dinner Saturday night at the church given by Mr. inul Mrs. Smith, parents of the groom, Monogrammed place mats were used to mark each guest's place with personalised placecards to which red SwcctlU'nrl rosebuds were attached. A trellis, under which a bride stood, and entwined with Sweetheart rosebuds, was user! for the centerpiece. A yellow Dutch iris corsage was presented to the bride-elect. Coming Events TUESDAY' Alpha Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi meeting with Mrs. Elmer Norman, 721 Adiuns, at 7:30 p.m. Exempler Chapler of Brtn KlKinn Phi meeting with Mrs. Jimmy Edwards, 1025 W. Walnut at 7:30 p.m. Miss Florence Moore is co-hostess. small hat with eyebrow veil was A nnte Armstrong Circle mooting In blue and her other accessories w j(h Mrs Lucy Kooncc. 7:30 p.m were in blue. WEDNESDAY A single pure white orchid topped the white satin Bible she carried. Bobby Smtih served his brother as best man and ushers were Purnell Capchart of Holland and Jerry Haley of Luxora. Mrs. Clark wore for her daughter's marriage a rose suit with navy accessories aiid a green orchid corsape. The groom's mother wore a Nile green linen dress with a rhincstone dotted bodice. Her accessories and orchid corsafie were In pink. Heception .Given Immediately following the ceremony a reception \vt\s held in the church dining room with the groom's parents is hosts. An imported Belgium linen cloth overlaid the reception table with a : WEDNESDAY Town and Country Club meeting with Mrs. A. O. Hall. PS Club meeting with Mrs. J. W. Turner. TLE Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. W. J. Cupples, Wednesday Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. W. J. Pollard. Club Eight meeting with Mrs O. O. Poet?.. THURSDAY Clear Lake WMU meeting at criurch for 2:30 Royal Service program. Ladies Fellowship of First Grace Church meeting with Mrs. Emory WrlRhl. 1:30 p.m. Mrs. Nora Ellis is co-hostess. Lottie Moon YWA meeting with Mrs. Ornce Caldwell, 7:30 p.m. Corps of Engineers Woman's Bits of News rr/owy /' crAonat Harold Rand of New Orleans spent Sunday here visiting hi* parent*, Mr .and Mrs. Walter Rosen- Ihal. He hud as his guest Woody Figare. Mrs. Paul MMhon, Mrs. Ben Mayes, Mrs. Speck McGregor, Mrs. Chuch Cronk, Mrs. Elton Foster, Mis. Em 11 Damon and Mrs. Marvin Lane were In Harrisburg, Ark., Sunday for a Fifth District meeting ol American Legion Auxiliary. Mrs. Troy Mayo and Mrs, Jim Fowler visited Mr. and Mrs. JacK Johnson and sou, Jucky, in Memphis Sunday and Monday. They wf-nt especially to be with Mr. Johnson who has been it patient in Campbell's Clinic . Mr. and Mrs. John AUen Cromer of 1-105 NcwnJng Street, Austin, Tex., announce the birth of a daughter, April 2, at BrockenridKe Hospital in Amain. The baby, who lias a brother, Allen, has been named Karla Katrine. Mrs. Cromer Is the former Miss Ruby Henson of Blytheville. Mrs. Willie Henson and son, John Wesley, returned yesterday from Tuxas where they have spent the past month. In Austin they visited their daughter and slater, Mrs. John Allen Cromer and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Holmes and son. and Mis. Paul Cabfe. In Waco they were the guests of the John Cro- inr. Sr., family. Mr, Henson and eGorge Gilbert motored to Texas to return Mrs. Ilenson nnd son home. Mr. and Mrs. L, M, Vance and Mrs. Ted Vance and son, David of Long Beach, Calif., will arrive the flrat ol May for a three-week vacation with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Emmet Wilson and Mrs. Minnie Vance. Mrs. Pat chitrnon has been dismissed from Chlckasjxwba Hospital after bctng a patient there for nine wfikfi. She WRK in Memphis at Campbell's Clinic yesterday and Is now at her home on Flat Lake Mrs, D. A. Chapin has returned to her home at Willow Springs, Mo., after spending two weeks here visiting Mrs. Miiry Henley. Mra. James Terry, Mrs. R. E. Davis, Mrs. O. W. Guercn of Roswell, N. M,, mother of Mrs. Terry, and Mrs. G. C. Petty ol Luxora were In Memphis yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Milton Snow are the- parents of a son born April 15 nt fllythL'vllLc Hospital. The baby hns brcn named Riuidal John. Mr. and Mrs. Snow have two other children, Jimmy find Snrah Lou. The Congo, with only a few nnfifers required by waterfalls and rnplds, is navigable by rivor steamer for nearly -1000 miles. Clnb meeting at Hotel Noble. Chllllon Club muetlnR with Mrs. Mary Hatficld. GEO Club mooting with Mrs. W. H. O'Kcefc. Mid-Wock Club meeting .with Mra. J. Louis Cherry. Klblt/.i-r Club meeting with Mrs Harry A. Htiine.s. La NiiL've Club meeting with Mrs Leonard Oldham. Duplicate Bridge League meeting- C and N Birthday Chib meet.s nl home of Mrs, Walter Lutes, 7:30 p. m, ruin.\v Mississippi County Council of PTA meeting at BlyLlicvillp Hiph School. Registration begins ut 9-.30 1'Yidny Contract Club meet Ins with Mrs. <3. O. Foot/. iirtifK of Country Club liavinR monthly hmrhi'on ;ii 1 p.m. Woman's Club unnua! fine arts and musical tea a 1 club house Lenders are Mrs. W D. Cobb and Mrs. Iloj't Brown An ait display will be shown. Vend red i Bridge Club meeting with Mrs, Simford Tomllnson. Simbenms of Trinity Baptist Church meeting at church, 3:45 p.m. SATURDAY .Duplicate Bridge League meeting. More Comfort Wearinc FALSE TEETH Hcrf Is n pleasant way to oviTComc Ioo«o pliilo lilscoinlort. FASTKETH. an imprwed powilcr, i.prlnklc-rt on upper nnd lowor plnti-a holds them ttrmnr so Unit they fool marc com- furtnble. No KUiiuny, uoouy. past} UKt« or feeling. It's nlkiUliir (itnn- nclti). rxx-fl not no\ir. Checks "plnti odor" (denturn bri'nUi). Out I-'AS- TliETll tortay al any ilrujj counter. Quality ROLL FILM DEVELOPING Two Day Service FILM — FLASH BULBS LEE BEARDEN PHOTOGRAPHY CHILD ART STUDIO Din! 3-8666 First Methodist Church WSCS Circles Conduct Meetings Here Meetings were held in homes yesterday afternoon and evening by First Methodist Church Women'i Society of Christian Service circles. Circle One met with Mri. T. I. Scay with ^Ire. J. W. Ad ami, Sr., co-hostess. Ten memberi were present. Mists Helen Pat Hamilton, igueit, presented .the devotional and th« «tudy was given by Mrs. Dlclc Whit*. Seventeen members of Circle Two met with Mrs. Hugh Whltsltt an<» Mrs. W. J. Pollard was co-hosU«. Mrs. Fred Steadman was a guest. Mrs. Marcus aalnes gave the devotional and the study was taught by Mrs. E. B. Stout. Circle Three met with Mrs. C. O. Redman with Mrs. W. A. Holllngs- worth and Mrs. Floyd White, co- nostesses. There were 15 memberi, one new member, Mrs. Fted Blue, mil one one visitor, Mrs. W. F. Brewer of Enid, OkJa., a former member, present, Mrs. Leon Burns gave the devotional and the study wafi given by Mrs. Redman. Circle Four, with 15 members present, met at the home of MM. John Walker. The devotional was given by Mrs. Elton Klrby und Mri. Oeorge Pylts gave the itudy. MM. Newton Whltls wn hc*t«<5 to 11 memberi 1 and two vUltori, Mrs. L. E. Old >nd Mrs. Harold Efien- iperger, of Circle Five. The devotional WM given By Mrt. Mike O'Keefe and Mn. W. L. Horner taught the itudy. Circle SI*, met with Mrs. O. E. Knudien vlth Mn, 1. C. Eubtnks, co-hostess. There were IS members and one visitor, Mra, Jot Goodman, present. Mrs. Joe Fergmon gave the devotional and Mrs. W. R- SummervlUe gave the study. Four new mtmberi, Mri. Joe Iw- Ing, Mrs. Erneat Haynes, Mrs. M. R. Taylor and Mri. David Mllei, were present when X member! of Circle Seven met with Mn. Elbert Johnson. Mrs. Philip Wacter wai co-hoateis. The devotional waa given by Mrs. T. A. Woodyard and MUi Alice Marie ROM, a fUMt, taught the study. Programs Presented at Meetings Of First Baptist WMU Circles Programs were presented in each circle yesterday when circles of Women's Missionary Union of First Baptist Church met. Circle One met with Mrs. Jack gave the devotional. Mn. Lynwood Vlnrsh with ten members and four new members. Mrs. Pat Nichols, Mrs. Ltme Nowetl, Mrs. Don Peterson, and Mrs. Prcntlss Holder, present. , Mrs. W. M. Lewis gave the opening prayer and Mrs. Marsh ^resided over the meeting and also was In ehn rge of the program. The devotional was given by Mrs. W. S. Dobson. Those on program were Mrs. H. H. Brooks and Mrs. Jimmy Branscum. Mra. Randal Hawks -dls mf.'ised the group. Circle Two met with Mrs. Ivy Crawford nnd had as a new member, Mrs. E E. Alexander. Mrs. Philip Deer presided over ,he meeting -which was opened with prayer by Mrs. E. F. Blomeyer. tfrs. C. L. Evans was In charge' of the program with Mrs. Darrell junsfoftl offering prayer. Those on program were Mrs. C. j. McWnlers, Sr.. and Mrs. Deer. Mrs. Hubert Polsgrove dismissed he group. Circle Three met with Mrs. Russell Marr with ten .members present. Mrs. C. L. McWaters,. Jr., presided over I he meeting which was opened with prayer by Mrs. Tom Jackson. Mrs. W. L. Clark, Jr., wns in charge of the program und also ub Scout Troup Has Hike and Picnic Den Two, Pack 223 of Cub Scouts vfls entertained yesterday when the dm mother. Mrs. Hunnnn Tinker, nnd Mr. Tinker took them to the vlnnlln Wildlife Refuge for a hik- R trip and picnic. Mrs. Alv'in Lane and Mrs. Lynwood Lewis accompanied the ]0 nembcrs on the trip. Keep the skin around your eyes clean. A wn.shlng that cleans your 'ncn in areas thiH look like a Hal- owoon mask isn't sufficient. Get lips, eyelids, hairline and nose. Lewis gave the prayer and those assisting on program were Mrs. McWaters, Mrs. C. E. Edds and Mrs. Eddie Ford, Jr. Closing prayer was given by Mrs. McWaters. A luncheon was given tt the hom'e of Mrs. C. £. Johnson for Circle Four and Mrs. Harold Davis, who is moving to Mississippi. Mrs. Kendall Berry, a guest, gave the Invocation. Mrs. Alvin Huffman. Jr., opened the meeting with pr*yer and Mrs. Earl Damon gave the devotional. Mrs. Davis w,as In charge of the program and Mrs. Berry dismslsed the group. Circle Five met with Mrs. Alvin Hardy with 12 members present. Mrs. W. M. Williams presided and Mrs. Ralph Berryman, assisted by Mrs. Clarence Johnson and Mrs. Robert Metcalfe, presented the program. Opening prayer was by Mrs. Theodore Logan and Mrs.' W. D. McCormick gave the closing prayer. Circle Six met at the home of Mrs. I, L. DeShazo with 11 members and one new member, Mrs. E. C. Skein, present. The meeting wns presided over by Mrs. Bill Banister. Mrs. Dick Bedner gave the opening prayer and those on program were Mrs. C. R. Newcomb, chairman, Mrs. J. T. Westbrook and Mrs. H. R. Brook. Circle Seven with 12 members present met at the home of Mrs. R. E. Blsiylock. Mrs. Walter Bishop opened the meeting with prayer. Mrs. Roy Head was In charge of the prog ram nnd wn.s assisted by Mrs. C. M. Smart, Mrs. Blaylock and Mrs, E. L. Hale. Mrs. C. S. Lemons gave the devotional and closing nrayer. Circle Ten met with Miss Mary Webb last night with one guest, Mrs. BUI Stancll, present. Miss Cllffie Overman was chairman of the group and Miss Dottle Whitesel assisted In giving the program. The devotional was given by Miss Webb and Mrs. Leon Jones dismissed the group. your boy's in t/ie public eye PALM BEACH* styled by JAYSON Juit tight for groduallofi, confirmation, any important oecaiian. A whin lull in ramout Palm Beacn-cool, crlip, cnai* fr««. What'* mart, your boy 9»tl triple w«ar from Init on* lult. H« wean it 01 o mil. Ht w«an th« jafVtt with any color tlaski. H« w«ar» th« trouitn with iporh ihirti and jock.M. S«. our Polm B.acn whit«i, liohti and dorki- all by famoui Jayion, th« boyi' (allot. Sizes 4 to 20 $1098 to 13 9 —Use Our Lay-away Service— MARTIN'S MENS STORE "fyerything tor Men A Boy*" Presbyterian Women Meet At Church Mrs. Hugh Hudson presided over the general meeting of the Women of the Presbyterian Church yesterday afternoon when they met at the church. Committee reports were given and Circle Two was recognized for having the most members present. Mrs. C, C. Smith was in charge of the program and Mrs. Harvey Kldd gave the devotional. Hostesses for the meeting were Mrs. C. C. Councllle, Mrs. Farris McCalla and Mrs. A. F. Dietrich. Calvary WMU Circles Have Meetings Here Women's Missionary Union of Calvary Baptist Church met In circles yesterday afternoon. Circle One met with Mrs. Kenneth WardLaw with Mrs. Ona Peeples presiding over the meeting. Mrs. Claude Rowland gave the opening prayer. Mrs. Carra Pruitt gave the devotional and those on program were Mr». W. P. O'Neal, Mis. Grace Corkra and Mrs. Alf Jones. Closing prayer was by Mrs. Paye Horner. Circle Two met with Mrs. Leina Jenkins who gave the opening prayer. The devotional was given by Mrs. Virginia Taylor and Mrs. J. H. Melton presented a solo during the program. Those on program were Mrs. Nora Lunaford, Mrs. Fred, Philbrooks, Mr*. L. B. Johneae and Mrs. Dale Garner. Mrs. Melton dismissed the group. NALC Auxiliary Has Call Meeting At Williams Home NALC Auxiliary held a call meet- Ing at the home of Mrs. Virgil Williams last night. Mrs. Ethel Burks presided over the meeting and presented a pin to the past president, Mra. Opal Lambert. In the social hour refreshments were served. At The Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Marian B. Beckett, Cooler Mrs. Daisy Rushing, Cooler Mrs. Martha Castle, city Rush Sykes, city Mrs. Milton Snow and baby, city Chlckasawlm Hospital Dismissed: Ernest Perkins, city Mrs. Robert Bledsoe and baby, city Mrs. Billy Jo Hutlon and baby, Manila Melissa Ann Guard, city \V:i]!s Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Katy Johnson, Rt. '2, city * Miss Glenda McWilliams, Manila Harold Cordon, Manila Mrs. Eva Burlison, Manila BEEFSTEAK LUB The Beefsteak Club is the name of several clubs formed in England during the 18th and 19th centuries and the members called themselves "teaks," according to the Encyclopedia Britamitca. Blytheville Choirs Attend State Choral Festival at Hendrix College Highlight of the state vocal festival held on Hendrix College campus at Conway Friday was the guest ajudicators directing all choir members present in two selections previously studied by the choirs under their individual directors. The festival was held In the col- Mrs. Joe Beasley, Mrs. James Ter- lege auditorium and In Kulen Lounge. It began at 9:90 a.m. Friday and was concluded »t 3:30 p.m. fllytheville acapella choir received a second division rating and the girl's glee club received an Identical rating. A first rating went to (he boy's glee club. Mrs. J. Wil»on Henry directed all of these groups and soloist with the choir who was rated excellent by the ajudlcatori was Miss Emily Damon. Mrs. Jess. Horner wa» chairman of reservations at the Qrady Mannine Hotel in Little Rock where the students stayed »nd also made arrangements for the party and dance in the Esquire Room Friday evening. Other chaperones from Blytheville were Mrs. Russell Hays, Mrs. Georgia Bailey, Mr«. Charles Brogdon, Ted King, Mrs. W. E. Golden, ry, Mrs. Willis Harris, Mr*. Marcui Gaines, Mrs. Barman Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Wade. Mrs. Otto Scrape, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Mitchell, Mrs. H. C. Bush, Embry Wilson, Erby Hodge, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Huddleston; Mrs. Johnny Marr, Mr. and Mrs. L. N. Larkin, Mrs. H. C. Blanlten- shlp, Mrs. R. A. Carey, Mrs. W. O. Penney, Mrs. Harold Sudbury, Mrs. Graham Sudbury, Mrs. Glenn Ladd, Mrs. T. I. Seay, Mrs, G. O. Poetz, Mrs. H. G. partlow, Mrs. Paul Job«, Mrs. Charles Langston and the R«v. and Mrs. J. Louis Emmert. WORLD WAR II CASUALTIES Final compilation of U. S. casualty figures for World War n shows a total of 1,125,369 casualties, including 291,557 deaths for the armed .services. Charter No. 14319 Reserve District No. t REPORT OF CONDITION OF THE First National Bank in Blytheville In the Stale of Arkaiuu, >t the clow of business on April 11, 1955 publlshel in response to call made by Comptroller of the Currency, under Section 9211, U. S. Revised Statutes. ASSETS Cash, balances with other banks, Including reserve balance, and cash items in process of collection $2,177,469.01 United States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed 2,004,213.27 Obligations of States and political subdivisions 462,679.89 Corporate stocks (including $15,000.00 stock of Federal Reserve bank) 15,000.00 Loans and discounts (including $2,838.36 overdrafts) 3,574,202.50 Bank premises owned $60,000.00, furniture and fixtures $19,106.65 79,106.65 TOTAL ASSETS $8,312,671.12 LIABILITIES Demand deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations I $5,547,965.54 Time deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations 1,006,918.46 Deposits of United States Government (including postal savings) 63,907.25 Deposits of States and political subdivisions 638,336.73 Deposits of banks 258,089.37 Other deposits (certified and cashier's checks, etc.) 135,750.38 TOTAL DEPOSITS $7,650,967.73 TOTAL LIABILITIES CAPITAL ACCOUNTS Capital Stock: Common stock, total par $300,000.00 Surplus Undivided profits TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS $7,650,967.73 ....$ 300.000.00 300,000.00 61,703.39 .... 661,703.39 TOTAL LIABILITIES and CAPITAL ACCOUNTS $8,312,671.12 MEMORANDA Assets pledged or assigned to secure liabilities and for other purposes $ 233,000.00 Loans as shown above are after deduction of reserves of 132,500.00 Loans to farmers directly guaranteed and redeemable on demand by the Commodity Credit Corporation, and certificates of interest representing ownership thereof 498,962.35 TOTAL AMOUNT of LOANS. CERTIFICATES of INTER EST and OBLIGATIONS, or PORTIONS THEREOF (listed above), which are fully backed or insured by agencies of the United States Government (other than "United States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed") 498,962.35 I, Jack C. Owen, Cashier of the above-named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief, JACK C. OWEN, Cashier. Correct—Attest: E. M. REGENOLD EUGENE F. STILL CHESTER CALDWELL, Directors. State of Arkansas, County of Mississippi, ss: Sworn to and subscribed before me this 16th day of April, 1955, and I hereby certify that I am not an officer or director of this bank. (Seal) VIOLA BENNETT, Notary Public. My commission expires January 28, 1956. YOU BUY ONE GALLON AT REGULAR PRICE YOU GET SECOND GALLON FOR '/ 2 PRICE Sovi at Least $2.67 Phon* 3-4551 if you would like an tstimat* on a complete paint job. E. C. ROBINSON LUMBER COMPANY 319 W. Ath—BlythtvilU, Ark.

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