The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 8, 1953 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, August 8, 1953
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f FAGBTWO BLYTIIEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 19W Pat MulMoi, Society Editor oce Marriage of Patricia Ruth Holmes To Sgt .Donald Craft Is Announced i Miss Seminole Austin Wed To Samuel James Gordon The marriage of Miss Seminole Austin to Samuel James Gordon j was solemnized Thursday night, T.30 o'clock at the home of the bride's brother Pay Austin, and Mrs. Austin, 110 East Ash. The Rev J A. Dudash. pastor of the Full Gospel Tabernacle, officiated at the ceremony, attended by approximately 50 relnt «nd friends. A setting for the wedding party* was formed bv a satin covered arch . , i • i i . ^•medwitJ? huckleberry and tied Vend Ted I MeetS with loops of white satin ribbons. _. ill Baskets of pink and white gladioli j I n ^hOnKS Home Bits of News Personal 50 relatives were used on either side of the Mrs. Rouse Harp of Memphis nnd Miss Helen Taylor of Browns- ille. Tenn.. ore the weekend I •iilests of Mrs. Harps' fjranrlpar- j cuts, Mr. and Mrs. O. \V. Bnrham, | and her aunt. Mrs. C. A. Tant. Ij Mrs. J. B. BombnlasKl and I i daughters, Rose. Jane and Olivia, and her grandson, Thomas Ray Walters, are vacationing In Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Ross returned yesterday to their home In Frankfort, Kans.. after a visit out the house. Mrs- Pay Austin served as matron of honor and only feminine attendant. Her afternoon frock was of Shanks was hostess to members of the Vendredi Bridge Club. A dessert course was served at the conch'sion of the -- •-• , , IN pink lace worn over crisp pinK lai- jn wh | ch i,j B h score prize wont to feta. and she wore a white lace off-[ Mrs Richard Osborne. second! the-face hat. and white shoes. Her shoulder corsage was of white gardenias- The bride chose for her wedding an original model by Venus of Chicago, created of white lace over billowing white taffeta, and fashioned with B tight fitting bodice and full skirt. Her shoulder length veil fell from a close fitting hat of imported shirred nylon net, and she carried a white Bible topped with pink Perfection roses nestled in pink net and showered with blush pink satin ribbons. Brother Is Best Man Otto Gordon, brother of the bridegroom, served as best man. Immediately following the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Austin were host and hostess at a reception for the wedding guests. The lace-draped refreshment table was centered with a three-tiered wedding cake decorated with pink roses and encircled with sml- lax. Serving at the table were Mrs. John Brown and Mrs. Bill Hrabovsky. who eerved the cake, and Mrs. R. C. RIggs, who presided at the punch bowl. The couple left later in the evening for a brief wedding trip to St. Louis, the bride travelling In a Carlye original suit of Navy blue linen. She pinned her wedding cor- sage-ai. her shoulder, and completed her outfit with white accessories. Out-of-town guests at the ceremony Included the Rev. and Mrs. E T. Kelly ol Little Rock, and Mrs. James Handley of Dexter. Mo. Mrs Gordon Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Austin of Blytheville, and Mr. Gordon's parents hi"h to Mrs Clyde Patton bridgo 10 Mrs. Calvin Hill. b Coming Events Monday Vlck, Mrs. W. P. Pryor and daughter. Miss Molba Pryor, are spending the weekend in Memphis. Louise Staffor(r*dnuRlitcr of Mr. and Airs. Louis Stafford of Little, 'nnd! Rock, formerly of Blytheville. Is spending a week here as guest of Mr. and Mrs. Don Walters, and -sons. Miss Winnie Vircil Turner left this morning for Drew, Miss., to spend the weekend with Mr. and Circle Five of First Presbyterian Church will meet with Mrs. Bob Turner, 704 East Walnut'at 8 p. m. Circle One of Trinity Baptist Mrs. T. E. Geeslin. While away she also will visit Delta State Teachers College at Cleveland, Miss. Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Morse and children. John Tucker and Melin- Church meeting with Mrs. Cath- i erine Campbell, 503 Parkway, 2:30 j ^^'^ l "^onon''''^'""* vis p.m.: Circle Two meeting with Mrs. j R ^ °'- |h M] . s Mors ',,. s pn ' rem si Peggy Buchanan. 523 East Cherry, j Mr Bm , Mrs Byron Morac 2:30 p.m. I Mr. and Mrs. Hnrold Haynes. W- M. U. of First Baptist Church j and sons. Boh and Dick, of Fort has business meeting and Royal I Smith, will arrive tomorrow for with Service Program at church. 2:30 p.m. Katie nation Y-W.A. meets with Miss Millie Mallory. 6 p.m. W.S.C.S. of Lake Street Methodist Church meets at home of Mrs. O- J. Rodgers. 330 Walker, with Mrs. George Shanks, co-hostess. 7:30 p.m. Reneka & Odd Fellows Lodge and their families have fellowship meeting at 8 p.m. at the lodge, followed with supper by the Rebekas. Tuesday Country Club Duplicate Bridge League has mastcrpolnt game at the club. Wednesday C & Q Club is entertained by Mrs. John Edwards. FRIDAY Mrs. Sanford Tomllson will be hostess to the Vendrcdi Bridge Club. Half Moon Church's Bible School Ends Commencement held last brief visit with Mr. Haynes' mother. Mr.s. T. H. Haynes. and his sister, Mrs. Russell C. Farr, and Mr. Furr. Miss Mary Myers of Little Rock and Bob McGinnis of Marianna. have arrived to be the weekend guests of Graham Partlow, Jr.. and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Partlow. Mr. and Mrs. Hardy Childers announce the birth of their third child, a son. Wednesday nir-ht. at their home. The baby has been named Bobby Gean. Mr. and Mi*. John Burnett left Thursday night for Muskoyee. Okla., to bp with their 12-.>ear-old son, David, who underwent an appendectomy Thiirsdav afternoon at Musko;:ec General Hospital. David's condition is reported to be satisfactory. He and his sister, Jane, have broil spending several weeks In Mliskogce with their grandmother, Mr.s. Dixip Morris. Mrs. James liarksdale. Mrs. Frank •merit exercises were Wfl( ,, 1Mp Jr . Miss Pat Was , ler am ] .-™"£: and Mrs. Joseph Gordon — c '^^ ^UnL.TZ" Ml '« «"""»' Swc ' irc " 8 "" relurnBd «Iso of Blytheville. The couple will make their home In Chicago, where both are now employed. Mrs. Austin, mother of the bride, wore a frock of Navy printed silk, and the groom's, mother also wore printed silk. Both mothers were | presented with corsages of gardenias. Favorite Each Season Nothing like the charming classic to tnsur» a smart, well groomed air. The favorite season after season, It takes nicely to a variety of easily cared for fabrics. Church in Half Moon Community. Some 116 pupils were enrolled in the school, with an average attendance of 90. Offerings taken during the school were designated for Bot- display of handwork clone durimj the school was exhibited. Mrs. o. C. Hicks, wife of the pnstor, was principal of the school. last nhhk from the Gulf Coast where they spent 10 days. Mrs. Flskc Miles and daughters. Marilyn and Sally, of Kansas CKy. Mrs. Donald Craft Mr and Mrs. J. A. Holmes of Dell announce the marriage of their daughter. Miss Patricia Ruth Holmes, to Sgt. Donald Craft, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Craft of Waukefinn, 111. The double ring ceremony was solemnized July 19 at the home of the Rev. Grant Clark, pastor of First Baptist Church In Hernando, i Miss. Mis.- Betty Holmes, sister of the bride, and Miss Marty Yelverton of Denver, Colo.,.served as attendants. Ml;* Holmes wore a grey and while twoplece linen sunit with Dlack accessories, and Miss Yelverton, a brown and white linen frock complimented with, brown accessories. The bride was dressed in a two- piece white shantung suit .with which she wore black accessories, and an orchid corsage. The couple left for a wedding trip before going to Waukegan to visit Sgt. Craft's family. Mrs. Craft will return to her home in Dell next veek to remain with her family while her husband is on overseas duty. Mrs. Craft was graduated from Dell High School ,and her husband from Waukegan Township High School. He now is serving with the Medical corps stationed at Greenville, S. C. Marriage Licenses The following couples yesterday obtained a marriage license in the office of the count clerk, Mrs. Elizabeth Blythe Parker: Winford Vail of Reeves, Mo., and Ruthle Mae Key of Manila. Robert H. Heath and Wanda Sue Moody of Blytheville. racatlonlng with relatives In Ripley, Tenn. Mr. and Mrs. James Ropers and daughter, Jean Alice, of Newport, are spending the weekend here with (heir parents. Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Rogers and Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Higqlnson- Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Cockle left this morning to spend the weekend in Eureka Springs. I T ! Sgt. and Mrs. A. G. Balm' and i children, Barbara Ann. David and! Robert, of Randolph A.F.B., Texas, I are spending 10 days here as guests i Dismissed: of Mrs. Balm's mother. Mrs. Carrie Mrs. Julia Mitchell Menry, and of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Wylie. Mrs. Gerald Johnson and Infant daughter. Sandra Aleene, were removed yesterday from Walls Hospital to the home of Mr. Johnson's mother. Mrs. CHIfie Johnson, at 903 Pecan. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kirby have At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: H. A. Sutton, Manila Franklin W. Despaln, Luxora U. W. Moore, City Mrs. H. W. Peek, City Mrs. R. C. Hodge, Stecle Wails Hospital City Herman Ashabranner, and baby, Manila Mrs. Gean Entertains Sunday School Class Members of the phllethia Sunday School Class of Calvary Bap- . list Church were 'entertained last as their guest for several days her I [M b M R H Geani at her . . VT *lIHV,r.,,Y.r, rtF IrintKlVinl-n "'t>" v "J .;!___ icce, Nnncy Wilbourn of Jonesboro. They' also will have another niece. Miss Janet Wilbourn o! Paragould, as trrir weekend guest. F. W. Whltncr, Jr.. who has been confined tn Blythnville Hospital since Wednesday because o( a toot injury, will remain In the hospital Mo., are visiting here as guests o! tom's Baptist Orphanage in MOM- Mr5 ' Mllcs ' P» re » ts ' Mr - alltl Mrs ' icello. C. W. namey. Following last night's pro B ram, u j , Miss Vir R inia SwearenGen v .,, K h ' Memphis arrived last night to spend Maynard, m. the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. . Swearcngeri. sr. Mr. and Mrs. John Ferguson and of Searcy. are the weekend . Mr. and Mrs. Whit Goodman and daughter. Miss Juanita Goodman, have returned to Mempiiis after visiting Mrs. Goodman's mother. Mrs. F. D. Smith, and her brother, Dr. F. Don smith, and family. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Moxlcy, Mr. and Mrs. Kelley Welch, Mr. ayd Mrs. Harold Stockton. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Lipscomb and Mr. nnd Mrs. J. D. Davis arc spending the weekend in Cape Glrardeau. Mo. Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Whltner. Sr. home. Six members and one visitor a Van Cleve the closing prayer. A dessert course was served during the social hour. Mary Jo Ross Weds Jearl D. Mahan. In California Tin marriage of Miss Mary Jo Ross, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Beit Clay Ross of Blytheville, to Jenrl David Mahan ol Torrence, Calit., formerly of Blytheville, occurred July 29 In Compton, calif. Mr. Mahan is the son of Mrs. David Ralph Mahan and the late Mr. Mahan. The Rev. R. L. Coburn, pastor of the Central Garden Baptist Church In Compton .officiated at the single ring ceremony In the church. In the presence of members of the Immediate Jamlly and close friends. The traditional wedding marches were used and soft organ music was heard during the exchange of vows. Mrs. Gerald 1*6 Mann of Torrence, formerly of Blytheville, served as matron of honor, wearing a suit of red linen with white accessories and * white carnation corsage. The bride's summer suit wai fashioned of rose beige linen with white linen collar and cuffs. She complemented her costume with white accessories and pinned a white orchid at her shoulder. Mr. Mann served as Mr. Maton's best man. Mr. and Mrs. Mahan now are at home at 22024',! Main. Street, Torrence. Bell Employe For 40 Years Feted at Tea Mrs. Myrtle Osbron, who yesterday completed 40 years of service with Southwestern .Bell Telephone Company, was complimented at a tea yesterday afternoon given by fellow workers of the organization who entertained in the operators' lounge of the building. Approximately 75 employees of the Blytheville office, together with several out-of-town visitors, gathered at 5 o'clock to congratulate Mrs. Osbron and to witness the presentation of a 40-year service pin to her. Carl Kinzer of Jonesboro, district traffic superintendent, made the presentation, and Mrs. J. D. Davis, her immediate supervisor, pinned it for her. Mrs. Osbron was also presented by Miss Bonnie Peoples with a gift from the group, and opened many gifts from friends outside the company who had heard of her record. The tea table, arranged at one end of the lounge, was covered with a lace cloth underlaid with green, and had as a centerpiece a low bowl of pink and green carnations flanked by slender green tapers burning in crystal candlesticks. Further carrying out the pink and green color scheme were the lime punch served with pink and green mints and a three-tiered cake iced in white and trimmed wTth tiny pink rosebuds. The white napkins were embossed in greerj with the name of the honoree. Serving throughout the afternoon at the tea table were Mrs. Travis Brooks, Miss Juanita Sample, Mrs. Following opening prayer, Mrs.! Norma Frazer and Mrs. Tom Hal- Gean gave the devotional and Mrs. j stead. - • Mrs. Osbron was presented with a corsage of pink carnations which she pinned at the shoulder of her frock. Included among the out-of-town Mr. and Mrs. Max Walters and Mr. and Mrs. Dick Shanks will leave tonight for Rockaway Beach. Mo., where they plan to spend a week's vacation. Mrs. Dick J. White and her | mother. Mrs. C. E. Daggett of Marlanna, have returned from St. Louis where they participated in the Summer National Championship Duplicate Bridge Tournament. Mrs. White and Mrs. Daggett, playing In the Goddard cup event, composed players, led their guests here for the occ^sioii Walt Myer of Little Rock, who is to be the new district traffic s"^"r- visor for this district, and Miss Mary Agnes Peenles Benetta Brown, both of St. Louis, who formerly worked in the local office. are In Clarksdale, Miss., where they ! of 75 tables of will attend the marriage tonight of section of 15 tables and placed 15th Sunday School Superintendent and. Mrs. Marvin Co™ins and Mrs. Hubte Parish served refreshments each day. son, cuest.l of Mrs': • Ferguson's parents Mr. and Mr.Cp: A. Ropers. Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Kerbough are | of Miss Isabel Barksdale and George , . Guest of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Crafton Is her sister, Mrs. Paul Russell. of Lewisville, Ark. Dr, nud Mrs. J. A. Saliba returned , last nluht from a 10-day vacation spent at. Norfork Lake, Eureka Springs and Hot Springs. in the field. Mrs. Daggett returned this morning to her home in Marlanna after a brief visit here with Mr. and Mrs. White nnd family. Mrs. F. C. Hathorn and children, Tucker, Susnn and Judy, of Hntties- burg. Miss., are guests here of Mrs. Hathorn's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Tucker. 8976 U-46 By Sue Burnett Pattern No. 8976 is a ?e\v-rite perforated pattern In sizes 14. 16, 18. 20; 40. 42, 44, 46. Size 16, S'l yards oi 45-inch. For this pattern, send 30c in COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Courier News, 372 W. Quincy St., Chicago 6, 111. Basic FASHION for '53, Fall and Winter, Is a complete guide in planning ft practical, sew-.simple wardrobe. 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Safe method for lighting a gai oven: strike match first, turn on gas, apply match. If match blows out, turn off gas before striking another. Don't kneel with head In front, of oven. Have oven door open to release any accumulated gas fumes. Make sure flame is burning blue. Individual knickknacks in a room look cluttery and trashy, but brought together in an important-looking collection, they lend distinction. Latest method for getting dishes dry in a big hurry — turn your in- rared lamp on them. When its time To Repaint Vou'll save money by selecting good paint. Good paint lastl longer and the longer intervals between painting lowerj your annual cost. We recommend VAN-CALVERT Paints, made by "America's Oldest Mixed Paint House." .Phone 4552 and we will figure the cost and recommend m food painter. E. C. ROBINSON LUMBER CO. AIR CONDITIONED BY REFRIGERATION Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a.m.- and 4 p.m. for Rttz St Program Announcements 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. for Starvue. 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