The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 1, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 1, 1947
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS I'honc <MG1 Miss Whitworth Becomes'Bride In Late/Afternoon Ceremony / in a weddiur soleinniird yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock nt First Methodist Church, Miss Pandoria Whltwoilh, daughter of Mrs. j. w Whitworth, and /the Into Mr. Whitworth; .became (lie bride of jack Clopton Oweii; son of Mr. and Mrs. Prank A. Owen or Memphis formerly of Blythcvllle. ; The Rev. Allen D. Stewart ofllclaled ,ot the rtouWe ring ceremony In the presence of a large number of friends and relatives. <• The candle-lighted ceremony was< — solemnised against a background ol i ,'hile chrysanthemums and gladioli. A sun-burst spray of gladioli »nd white., chrysanthemums entwined with greenery was centered behind the allar. Pour branched wrought iron candelabra were placed back of the scene and candelabra holding single tapers ana tied with Vhite salln bows marked the bridal Elsie. • Tapers were llghlcd by Miss Iva Seay and Miss Jane McLcod. t >• A program of nuptial music was presented by Miss Jo Ann Triescii- mann, vocalist, who sang "Because". p'Harlot, and "I Lore Thee". Grelg, and L. T. Moore Jr., organist. During the exchange of vows soft Strains of "Avc Maria" by Sliuberl, were heard. , Miss Eutopia, Whitworth, sister of (lie bride, served ns bridesmaid. She wore a street length dress of Aincr- Jcan Beauty red crepe fashioned with long fitted sleeves and a pcy- jHiiV extending into a drape in the back. She wore a feather hat of the same color, anci carried an ami bouquet of American Beauty rcJ snapdragons, tied with a white satin bow. i Mrs. Don V. Cole of Bay St. Louis, 'Mlsss another sister, was matron bfjhqnor. Her dress of deep orchid was fashioned along Ihe same llue.s as that of the bridesmaid's, and she carried an arm. bouquet of yellow snapdragons tied, with a satin bow of the same color, -' Susan Cole of Bay St. Lou a, flower girl, wore u pink velvet dress and 'matching hat nnd carried ,v nosegay of pink roses and white and blue pom pon chrysanthemums. The bride, given in marriage by her,' brother, Martin Whitworth, wore an afternoon frock of light grey wool crepe, fashioned witli long pointed sleeves. A peplum tell into a drape nt the side, and her hat was of the same material Irim- med with fur and veiling. She carried a white prayer booS topped with a purple orchid showered with sprays of tuberoses und o.rchid ribbons. Frank A. Owen of Memphis served his brother as best man and groomsman was James Elslandcr of Driver. Ushers .were Fred Steadmnn and James Owen of Memphis, brother of the groom. Mrs. J, W. Whitworth, mother of the bride, wore a black faille dress and pinned a corsage of white gardenias 'at her shoulder. Mrs. Prank A. Owen, mother of the bridegroom wore a black wool crepe dress wltn white gardenias', nt her shoulder. Immediately following the ceiv- mony a reception was held at Hole: Noble. : The refreshment itable, cenlerftl .-with a three tiered wedding cake, held punch services at either end. Baskets of gladioli and chrysanthemums' decorated the. room. Presiding at the table were Mrs. James Elslandcr of Driver, Mrs. Larry Gammolcr and Miss Ruth Owen oE Memphis. Also assisting at the reception were Miss Carrie Mac Owen of Memphis and Miss Hope Whitworth. Miss Alice Saliba was in charge of the guest, book. The couple left immediately for .1 brief wedding trip, and upon their return they will make their hoiii'; at 508 Chickasawba Avenue. Out-of-town people here for the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Jody Davis,,and Mr. nnd Mrs. James Delaney, all of Houston, Miss., Mr. and Mrs. Joe i. Davis, Mr. nnd Mrs Frank A. Owen Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Owen Jr., and daughter, Linda, James Owen, Mrs. Fannie Osburn, and Misses Ruth nnd Carrie Mae Owen, all of Memphis; M: 1 . and Mrs. Don V. Cole and t«o children from Bay St. Louis, Miss.; Mr. and Mrs. James Elslander, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. .Nicholson, and Mrs. J. D. Hankin, all ol Driver; the Rev, and Mrs. George L. McGhehey of Piggott, and Mr. and Mrs.-Bill Richardson and son, Pat, of Deering, Mo. ' Sweater /Dance" Given At American Legion Hut Miss Butonne Jaggers. Miss Alma Cain, Miss Mary. Lois Morgan anrt Miss Dorthea Bogaii : were hostesses Saturday night with a ''sweater dance" at-the Legion Hut. The entertaining room or the hut was decorated In n blue and white color scheme anrt refreshments «ere sewed. \ Out-o!-town guests included students homo, from college and Miss Marcia Richardson of Washington, D- C.. houseguest of Mr. and Mrs. i. J. Barnti and daughters. Luxoro Cfiifrf D,- es LUXORA. Dt<-.. i. _ Funeral services for „„„ H »rrfcllSE™- E'x-mTOths old daughter of Honored At Tea Shower First in a series of parties uein^ planned for MLss Eugenia Crawford, bride-elect of Jack Hale, was a tea, and shower given Saturday Rfter- noon at the Woman's Club. Hostesses to the 75 guests who called between Ihe hours of 3 and 5 o'clock, were Mrs. W. R. Camjibcll, Mrs. W. S. Johnston, Mrs. George W. BnrJinm nnd Mrs. J. C. Kills Sr. The club house was atlractlvely decorated with i;iant yellow chrv- santhcnuims. gold magnolia leaves and greenery, with I lie same color scheme of green and gold carried out In all the decorations. The refreshment table was covered with nil Hnllaii outwork clolil and centered wllh a five-branch silver cnndi'liibnt reflected on u mirrored plaque and garlanded with gold chrysanthemums an:i greenery. Miss Molly Guard nntl Mia. Liuira Hticaant of Jonesboro. sLster of the bridegroom-elect presided. In. the receiving, line were Miss Crawford, her mother, Mrs. Ivy w Crawford, nnd Mrs. E. L. Hale, mother of tftc bridegroom-elect. Miss Rosemary Johnston, daughter of one of the hostesses, dressed in a blue formal nnd carrying n b.'iskcl filled with gifts for the hon- 6rec, sang "Alice Blue Gown" as she presented each guest with a gold chrysanthemum before giving the basket to Miss Crawford who discovered her (;i!ts concealed beneath the flowers. Miss Crawford was presented n corsage of green carnations tied with Rold ribbon* and, Mrs. lla!e and Mrs. Crawford wllh white car,nation corsages, gifts of the hostesses. Durii^ the afternoon musical selections, were presented by Miss Donna Pledger, pianist of Birmingham. Ala., houscgucsl of Miss Johnston and her parents. .Mrs. E. M. Kegcnold presided nt the guest book. Clothing Drive Nears \fnd at Baptist Church | The First Baptist church this week is finishing Us clothing drive for relief ot needy of war-stricken countries. Boxes hnv c been pt,ck»d and nre being shipped to the Southern Baptist Relief, center In New Orleans, where they will be sent overseas. Those desiring to contribute to this drive are asked to bring their items lo th c church. Anything which Is usuaule can be.'- brought, it was announced today by the Rev. D. B. Bledsoe, assistant pastor of the church. Bits of News Mrs. Prichard Hostess To Jolly Eight Members Mrs. Richard Prichard was host<?s.<; Wednesday afternoon to members of the Jolly Eight Club an-l one guest, Mrs. Haskell BlankcnsUlp at her home. In the games played Mrs. Grovcr' Wren won high. Mrs. N. H. Blakc- niore, second and Mrs. Prichard rooko. Entertaining rooms of the lipnv: were decorated with chrysanthemums in Fall shades. The hostess M-rved refreshments of a dessert course. Miss Patterson Thomas Jackson Pierce The First Methodist Church at Monclle was the setting Sunday Nov. 23, for Ihe wedding of Miss Winnie Marie Patterson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Wilson Patterson ot l-cachville to Thomas Jackson Pierce, son of Mr. and Mrs. Archer Fletcher- Pierce, also of Leachvllle. The wedding w«s solemnized at I o'clock with the Rev. Eugene H. Hall, pastor of Methodist Church at Ix'aclwllle officiating, assisted by the Rev. R. E. L. Bcarden, retired Methodist minister, also of Le»ch- vllte. The allar was centered wllh brlrt- nl arch entwined with bridal wreath and - Interspersed wllh, white anemone chrysanthemums. Adding lo Ihe scene were graduated rows of single laiicts burning In wrought iron holders, palms anrt Vases of while chrysanthemums. The aisles were decorated with cherry laurel and while chrysanthemums. Mrs. Stanley Hancock, pianist of Leachvllle, nnd Mrs. Chester Washington of CardweU. Mo., vocalist, presented a program of nuptial music. Selections Included "Ah Sweet Mystery ot Life" ami "My Mfeonllght Sonata". Mrs. Washington sang, "1 Love You Truly" and "Always". Candles were lighted by James Wilson Patterson Jr., brother of the bride, and James Laverne Middle- Ion, cousin of Ihe bridegroom. Mrs. Itobert Lewis Pierce, of Lcachvillc, wixs matron of honor. She wore a xrny suit with wine accessories and carried a colonial bouquet ol colorful chrysanthemums. Miss Jo Ella Pierce, sister of the bridegroom, was maid of honor. Slio wo;'2 a grey suit with brown accessories, and carried an arm bouquet of chrysanthemums, The bride, given In marriage by her father, wore a street length suit of white and black, made with a long white fitted Jacket. She wore a matching lint of while felt and carried a white prayer liook topped with u while purple throated orchid from which tell streamers of while satin ribbon. Robert Lewis Pierce, cousin of the bridegroom, served ns best man. James Wilson'Patterson Jr., James Lnvernc Middlclon, ot Leachvlllc, and Chcsler Washington of Cardwell, Mo., were ushers. Immediately following Ihe ceremony, a reception wns held at th; home ot the bride's parents at Carmi. Miss Pauline Hubbarrt, of Strawberry, former college roommate., of the bride, presided at tbo punch bowl. Mrs. Herbert Adklns and Miss Wemwn Ridings nlso ns- At Tlie Hospitals Illytherillr Hospital Dismissed: 'I'. R. Wright III, city. Mrs. Ralph Davis ami baby, city. J. T. Hipp, city. Mrs. J. M. Womack, Holland, Mn. Tommy Davis, Manila. Wails Hospital Dismissed: Carol Snrirk, Los Angeles. Calll. Carl Raymond. Caruthcrsvillc. Mo. James H. Touilinson. Stcele, Mo. Mrs. H. c. Walls anrt baby, city. his ci- Blames Parents Mr. Guerin Presides At Regular Meeting W. O. Guerin Vns in charge c-f the meeting when the Blythevillr Association of Life Underwriters met for their regular business session Saturday noon at Hotel Noble A report on the state meeting he.d recently in Liltle Rock was given and plans were discussed for "Ladles Night" lo be held soon Two new members, Mr. Wallin ai 'd Mr. Austin, were introduced r I.V-A Y* - ----- • i'<i.'n/t ui inc Uixora Baptist Church. Burial was In the Violet Cemetery, The infant died at" the home cf her parents yesterday morninq following a short illness Besides her parents she Is survived by her grandparents Mr. and Air Coming Events Social Calendar Monday Young Women's Auxiliary of First Baptist Church meeting at the home of Mrs. Russell Haiigh at 7:30 p.m. ' Wcslcyan Service Guild of First [Methodist Church having Christmas slipper meeting at G:3o p.m. Miss Ann Decn and Mrs. George Smith entertaining with party complimenting Miss Shirley Barbara, bride-elect of Rouse Harp. Tuesday Business Women's Circle No. 1 ol First Baptist Church meeting with . Dr. Edna Nir.s »t 7 : jo p.m. i La Nueve Club—Mrs. Mclvln Hai- iscll. Tuesday Bridge Club—Mrs. L. E. Old. Tri-Town Club—Mrs. James L. Brooto. Club Eight—Mrs. G. O. Poetz, Mrs. Rupert Cradon and Mrs. Albert Taylor honoring Miss Shlr- tey Barham. bride-elect, and her fiance, Rouse Harp, with a bur- slstcd at the reception. After a .brief wedding trip the eouplc will mafce their home In Lrachville. Out-of-town guests Included, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. McElroy of Memphis, Mrs. w. J. Robinson of Portia, Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Ridings of Kennctt. Mo., Mr. and Mrs. J, O. Phillips of Senath, Mo.. Misses Willie and Myrtle pierce of Senath and Mr. and Mrs. Aldwyir Dryer of Jones- uoro. Leo Denning, returned to home Saturday In Jlrlenn, afte MUng several days here with his sons Leon a i! d \ v . n Oeinihig and their families. Mi 1 , and Mrs. James T. Clousc arc the parents of a son born /'""ay morning at Wall, Hospital. Jhelr first child, the baby has been )>a;ned Jamas r. douse Jr. Mrs Clouse is the former Mtsj Emily Crlin, Joe Saliba has returned to Louisiana Stale University Baton Houge and Albert Saliba has relumed to Chicago, ill , where he U ,-mj'ioyed by the General Electric Co., after spending the holidays here with their parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. A. Sallba and family. Mr, and Mrs. James n.irksdalc and family and their houseguest. Mrs. Ella Worthy of Norton. Va returned last night from Vicksburg and Nalchec, Miss., where they had been visiting since Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Karl Wadenpfulil and son, Karl Jr.. spent the weekend In St. Louis, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. James Bnrksrialc had as their guests for Tiiank.s- Klvlng. Mrs. Bnrksdalc's sister, Mrs n. I,. Druton, Mr. Brnton and la- ( mlty. nnd her mother. Mrs Ella Worthy of Norton, Vn, -Mrs Wor- ' thy remained [or several wee!;.'.. Mrs. R. f: Ktuhner will leave lo- nlght for Ml. Pleasant. Iowa where she will attend a board meeting of the Educational Loan Fund of the p. E. O. sisterhood, of which she Is chairman, she plans to be KOnc a week. George D. Pollock III, returned last night to St. Louis, where he Is a student at Washington University. He spent the holidays here wllh his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gegrge D. Pollock Jr. Mrs. W. D Chamblln left yesterday for Philadeh)hta, Pa., where she will spend r, month with her son. Dr. Bill Cihamblln. . Mac Williams has returned to the University of Arkansas where he Is a student, nfler spending the ThanJisglvlng holidays here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs J. M. Williams. Condition of Sandra. Kav Wilson. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wilson Is Improved today. She l.s now at home at 116 South 13tH Street after undergoing treatment In Memphis for the past few days, Mrs. u>j. Welch and Mrs. ct'eo Lnngslon left this morning for St. Louis, Mo., where they will spend this wo:k. Mrs. Welch will also visit In ' Alton, 111. Mr. and Mrs. Hoy Stalling:* of Bluford. III., spent the weekend here with their grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. J. w. Stalling!; and with Mr. and Mrs Bill Stallings and their Infant daughter, Joyce LaVerne Miss' Lucille Dede o! Cape Qira- deau, Mo., will return to her home tomorrow after spending Die Holi-» days here with her sister. Mrs. W. W Ncbel, Mr. Ncbcl and son. Ken. Mrs. H. S. Wilson or Laramic. Wyo.. arrived In Memphis last night by plane from Denver. Colo. She was met by her parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. C. H. Wallace and Mr. nnd Mrs. Jack Wilson her husbands parents Mr. Wilson, who Is a student at the University ol Wyoming, will arrive later this month. Mr«. Louis Hughei, of Arlington, Term,, pre«idenl of the national Parent-Teachers Assn., charged American parenti wllh blaming their own failures and negligence In child training on schooli and teachers. Explaining that only a limited amount of education Is acquired In schools, she added, "A child's personality and thinking bablls «re developed almost entirely oulslde of school and In the home." Churchill Has Birthday LONDON. Dec, I (UP)—Winston Churchill read a stack of messages from all over the wor' • today, congratulating him on 1ils 13rd birthday which he observed yesterday. He came from Kent to his London home last night for an annual family birthday party. His secretary said a "rule of long standing" prohibited her from disclosing the names of the guests. Churchill looked very fil, but he did not issue a birthday message this year. Board of Directors. 7:30 pm Tuesday Lions Club—12:15 p.m. American Legion—a:00 p.m. American Legion Auxiliary—8 :OD p.m. Wednesday Klwanls Club—12:10 p.m. Thursday Rotary Club—12:10 p.m. We the Women Bj> Bufh Milled NEA Stiff Writer fiocli] life, M it )« organized by the young parents of today, is certainly rough on the kids. They enter the picture only as JiuJmices, who have to be shifted around and taken care of somehow, so that the parents can set together to have fun. Suppo»e the Jonses are having some people In to dinner. It Is Uc- 111 y understood that the guests aren't supposed to bring their \ MONDAY, DECEMBER i, 1947 lalnlng or being entertained. The whole idea seems lo be lo net away from the children us ollcn as possible. And don't think tlie youngsters don't realize It. Royal New/yweds Attend Church in Balmoral BALMORAL, Scotland. Ucc 1 (UP)—Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip are getting the Honeymoon privacy (hey asked for at Btrkhall near Balmoral. Fewer ihnn 30 persons were wall- '• Ing . to see them yesterday when they arrived for services nt Crathle Church, ^icar Balmoral Castle. They drove over the snow-covered roads from Blrkhall to the church Ruth Millet! children. So they ieea their children early —a, hurry-up, quick-lunch type of meal, because the grownups are I eating out—and then the children face the prospect of being put to bed by a baby-sitter they may or may not like. The children of the host and hostess fa»* no better. They, too, get fed early and hustled off to bed so they won't, be In sight when the grown-ups arrive. There Wai A Time Once upon a time, children shared in the social life of their parents. Come to dinner meant "come and bring the children." But such Invitations ar« rar« these days. Parents Just don't approve of Including the children, whether they are doing the entcr- Coming to the GEM THEATRE Blytheville, Ark. Saturday and Sunday Six Gun Serenade with Jimmy Wakely Cont'd Shows Sat. J2:30 to 11:30 Coat. Showlne Sunday 1:30-11:00 Admission Adults 25c, Tai IncL N'o [lasses honored en Sunday at Continuous Show's Sat. and Sun. Bargain Night Kvcry Night Except Cuntinuous Shows Every Day Rox Office Opens 1:15 Show St:irls 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN 8:90 ».m. li:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m. the Iloxy Last Time Totliiy Bloze of Noon with -Inn Baxter and William Iloldcn Paramount News anil Short Tuesday ~/<V Way. Slit Tnitt Mm it t Ciimt!' •~~<IUN GILLIE EDWARD MORRIS Also Short Subject! Continuous SJioiviug Kvery IXiy Paramount News and Bnorti Continuous Showini 1:15 p.m.-ll:0fl p . m . Box Office Opens «;3o ; Show Starts 6:45 Last Time Today Dragonwyck with G«n« Titrnry & Vincent Price. IVewj and Cartoon Tuesday and Wednesday. DOUBLE FEATURl 6iCK ER o MA? ."RUSEM"* BRUCE BINNETT . MONA FREEMAK JOHN RIDGEtr . &r«t.d o> ROBERT FLOREY v.m by AJolsk l lr AirWi §««•• . . . . Smith of Luxora and Mrs. H. C. Patterson of Lake village, Ark. let supper. Wednesday Mr. and Mrs. James C. Guard and Mr. nnrt Mrs. J. Mcll Brooks entertaining with a party honoring Miss Shirley Barham and her fl- rncc. Rouse Harp. Wednesday Bridge Club—Mrs. W. J. Pollard. Town and Country—Mrs. R. C. Rose. Mrs. B. F, Kiger and Mrs. W. R. Campbell enlcrlainlng with morning party honoring Miss Shirley Barham, bride-elect. Thursday Jaycccttes meeting at the Club Room at 8 p.m. Mid-Week Club — Mrs. B. A. Lynch Thursday Luncheon Clab—Mrs. J. A. Leech. O. N. B. Club—Mrs. John Tyrone. I Jolly Eight Club — Mrs N, H Blakcmore. Thursday Contract Club—Mrs. G G. Caudill. Thursday Night Bridge Club- Mrs. Farris McCalla. Friday Mrs. L. E. Old anil Mrs. Chester Caldwcll entertaining members o.' Chapter N, p. B. O. Sisterhood, at the Caltiwcll home for a luncheon. C. B. c. Club — Mrs. Alvln Hardy Alpha Delia chapter of Beta Slgtna Phi meeting at 2:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Gen c Atkinson with Mrs._ F. E. Utlcy as hoslcss Civic Calendar Monday Junior Chamber of Commerce, (PROMPT SERVICE DREIFUS OPEN NOW Every Night Until 9 P. M. UNTIL CHRISTMAS To (jive yon ample (line (n select (lie perfect Christmas Gift THE GIFT SHOP 103 East Main Strwt Santa Soys: .W3 < v^f '"" :^^ *&£&, if. S^^s.* ', ^®> -','- • >',.?» • Only SX^ Shopping Days until Christmas Credit is Free at Fitzpalrick's JEWELRY STORES It lakes nnly 3 Mtnnles to Open » Chharrc Account FASHION STORY IN THE DECEMBER 1st ISSUE OF UFE MAGAZlNEl*V NOW COME AND SEE \/.\ \. / CURRENT INTERPRETATIONS OF GIRLS DRESSES IMMORTALIZED BY KATE GREENAWAY HERSELF U^-T> •Mr" 'S • They hove that Childhood Chorm • They are made in fine fabrics • They will Wash • Wear • Fil Well • They are Modestly Priced ^ • I 7" / ~>$ vuKm- \ ARE DEFINITELY THE HAPPY ANSWER TO CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR ANY GIRL SIZES. IOIS TO FOURTEEN Exclusively In Blytheyllle at JIEDEL'S

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