BLYTHBVILLB . (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MON'DAY, DECEMBER IT, 1947 .I>hone 4461 Miss Barhdm Becomes Bride Of Rouse Harp On* of the most beautiful weddings of the current atason was solem- nlwd yesterday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, at the First Christian Church when Miss Shirley Barhnm became the bride of Harry Rouse k Harp, son "of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Harp: The bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oeorgc Barham of Blytheville and the daughter of Bruce Barham of Memphis. The double ring ceremony was said Jn the presence of friends and relatives of the young couple, with the Rev. R. Scott Batrd, pastor, of- tlcUtlng. The altar was flanked by two cathedral candles burning In tall while candleholders, beside floor baskets of white gladioli, snapdragons, huckleberry and salal. A sun-burst spray of gladioli and snapdragons, suspended from a while salin ribbon, was placed In the baptistry. Two wrought iron candelabra, entwined with plumosls, hdJl tall while tapers and the scene was flanked by glim', palms. The prie dleu was.tied with a white satin bow holding a sprnj of gladioli. The bridal aisle was marked with white'candleholders, holding burning white tapers and entwined with plumosls/ pwieUes were lighted by Miss Betty Layion, who wore an aqua formal fashioned with a bustle effect. Her wrist corsage was of aqua pom pon chrysanthemums and pink carnations tied with a pink maline bow. A program of pre-nuptlal music waj presented by L. T. Moore Jr. The'selections included "My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice," Saint Sacns; "On Wings of Song," Mendelssohn; "Evensong," Enslhope Martin; "Little Star," Moussorgsky; and 'Where- 'er Ye Walk." by Handel. He also played "Fanfare to ; the Marches" and the traditional marches. Miss Jane Adams, vocalist, sang "Because," by D'Harlot, "I Love Thee," by Grelg, and "The Lord's Prayer/' Miss Ruby Gattermelr of Olcan, Mo., was maid of honor and Mis' Iva Seay and*- Miss Sara Joyncr were bridesmaids. They wore identical frocks of pressed cherry morale' taffetta, fashioned with a long bodice, deep square neck and brie! sleeves, with. matching long mitts The gathered skirts were held al the back with shirred bustles and they carried mufls of pink maline flut's, holding .shattered carnations, violets, and pom pon chrysanthemums. The maid of honor's ,mulf was tldd with orchid rlbboi and the muffs carried by the brides mantis were tied with pink vclve • ribbons and streamers. In their hai they wore plumes of a deeper shact o£ color than the dresses. The bride,! given in mariage b; her grandfather, wore a weddini gown of gardenia white slipper sat in, an original Mademoiselle design. The elongated fitted bodice fastened at the center back with miniature self covered buttons. The heart'shaped neck was finished with small scallops and the long fitted sleeves buttoned from elbow to petnl points over the hand. The midriff .was of seed pearl embroiderey in, terspersed with crystalline baby sequins, and the fullness for the skirt developed into large folds, extending •into a long cathedral train. . She wore a three quarter triple tier veil of imported bridal illusion, which fell from a madonna band of illusion. She carried a while prayer book topped with two while orchids, from which fell showers of satin rib;• ' bons holding.sprayes of lilly of the valley. J. Mell Brooks Jr., served Mr. Harp as best man and ushers were Gilbert Hammock Jr., James C V .Guard and E. M. Terry. .Immediately following the ceremony a reception was held-at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Barham, 1308 W. Hcarn. The decorations of the home were in pink to compliment the femine attendants • dresses. The mantle held a centerpiece of pink snapdragons and greenery In a crystal bowl. Bouquets of pink gladoll also decorated the home. • . The three tierd wedding cake which centered the refreshment ta bit, was surrounded with a mist o white maline over blue satin, in tcrmlnglcd with streamers of white Wed In Afternoon Ceremony Bits of News Miss Emily Wixson, who Is employed In Memphis, spent Ihe weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Wixson and family of Bur- dctte. Further Aid To Greeks Held Essential WASHINGTON, Dec. 15. IU.P.) —Government officials said today that direct American aid to Greece may have to continue until June 30, 1949, If Greece Is to survive Intensified attacks by the .,, , , , , Communist-backed guerrillas. C. Allen is In Memphis Uxiayj present administration plans,-al""" | though not finally approved, were said to envisage: 1. A request for additional funds to see the preset (300,000,000 program through to Its scheduled termination next June 30. The amount will depend on whether the Marshall Plan IB approved since it provides for aid to Greece beginning April 1. 2. Direct military assistance to Greece for another year. This may tolal aboul $160,000,000 — the amount of the present approprla on business. Mrs. Emma Nolen, Miss Ellsc •Courier News Photo. Mrs. Harry Rouse Hnrp, granddaYighter of Mr. and Mrs. George Barliam, whose wedding was solemnize! here yesterday afternoon at the First Christian Church at 2 p. in. Moore and Chester Sutkm spent •day in Memphis where Miss Moore consulted her specialist. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Hughes of Memphis spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Scuy and family. Mrs. H. L. Chambers left Saturday for West Monroe, La., where she will visit for three months wllh her daughter, Mrs. Ellis Snipes and family. Mr. and Mrs. William M. Banister, accompanied by Mi. nnd Mrs. Fred Banister of Osceola, spent Sunday in Kcnnett, Mo, \ Mrs, J. H. Adams left today for McComb, Miss., where she will visit for several weeks with her daughter, Mrs. Hugh Edward Tale. Mr. Tate and Infant' daughter, Gaye 'Frances. ' Mrs. C. E. .crjeeer • ynd Mrs. Bernard A. Gooch spent Saturday In Memphis. Mrs. W. U Horncr and W. L, Corner, Jr., have returned from Faycllevllle where they spent several days. W. L. Jr. went especially a attend a formal dance of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity Friday nighl. Cadet Ohailes- digger III and Cadet John Ed Regenold will arrive by plane Tuesday from Kentucky Military . Institute, Lyndon, Ky., to spend Christmas holidays with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. V. E. Crlgger and Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Regenold Mr. Crigcer and Mrs. Regenold will meet them in Memphis. sntin ribbon tied with pom poll chrysanthemums. Miss Ann Deen, pianist, played during the reception and Mrs. W. D. Cobb was In charge of the guest jook. Mrs. C. A. Tiint, nunt of the bride, presided at the punch bowl. She wore n wine crepe dress, and pinned a corsage of pink carnations, tied wllh aqua maline puffs, at her shoulder. Also assisting in serving were Nlla Rose Hall, who wore a hair-do of pink carnations, and Mrs. Gilbert Hnmmock Jr., who wore a corsage of red gladioli flo- rettes, centered with gold bubbles and gold pom pon chryaanthemutns. Mrs. Barham, grandmother of the bride, wore a wine colored dress and pinned n purple orchid nt her shoulder. Mrs. Harp, mother of the bridegroom, wore a brown suit and an orchid corsage. Following the reception the young couple left for a brlel wedding trip after which they will make their home here. Mrs. Harp wore for traveling Coming Events Social Calendar Monday Royal Neighbors Lodge will meet al the home of Mrs. Pearl Hires Monday, 7:30 p.m. Gleaners Sunday School Class o the First Baptist Church having Christmas party at the home o: Mrs. Kendall Berry, at 7:00 p.m. Y. W. A. will meet with Mrs. C. E Johnson at 7:30. Tuesday Club Eight members will be en tertaincd by Mrs. Charles Langston witM a Chrishms parly. Tri-Town Bridge Club will have a Christmas party and hmohcon a Hotel Noble with Mrs. Uusscll Haynes Farr ns hostess. Thursday Night Bridge Club meeting at the home of Mrs. Ben Harpole. Twentieth-Century Club will have a dnnce with Mr. and Mrs. Bob Lee Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Old- Congressional Elections in Missouri Probed j 1 WASHINGTON, Dec. 15. (UP) — The Justice Department has undertaken a sweeping Investigation of the 1946 congressional elections 1 in Missouri, It was learned today. Department officials refused to dUctcw« how many districts are involved. But It was understood that the inquiry covers campaigns In several districts In the St. Louis and Kansas City, areas and the election of Sen. James P. Kern, R., Mo. Kern hlnuelf announced last week that FBI agents were questioning his campaign contributors. He said in a statement that, he hoped they answered all questions frankly and fully because he and his political associates had nothing to hide. earmarked for military pcnses. Officials who previously believed there was hope Greece could stand alone by next June 30 now say that possibility has vanished. The stcpped-up guerrilla attacks were said to have disrupted agricultural production In Northern Greece, lowered the moral' of the Greek armed forces, ag-l gmvalecl inflation, and retarded foreign and domestic commerce. More than 400,000 refugees are wards of the Greek government, and the number is expected to Increase until Spring. Other factors not anticipated when the program was offered to Congress early this year Include the poor Greek wheat crop! Because of droughths, the normal 00,000 bushel yield was cut to ess than 00,000 bushels. Higher vorld prices also have complicated he aid program. Mrs. Gay Entertains At Dessert Bridge Party Mrs. £. F. Gay was hostess Friday afternoon, when slje entertained a group of friends who meet every two weeks for an afternoon of bridge, with a dessert bridge nt her home in Knlf Moon. She nlso had as guests. Mrs. George Pylc c , Mrs. S. P. Martin, Mrs. M. G. Goodwin. Mrs. J. W. Adams, Sr, Mrs George Hubbard -and Mrs G. S. Bnrnc-s. A gaily lighted Christmas tree wilh other decorations were used to cnrry out the holiday season. In the cutcrlaning rooms. Each table y.-as centered with a polnscttla candle. In the games played. Mrs. Wyatt Henley won high, Mrs. Barnes | guest high, and Mi's. Martin, Iravcl- purple wool suit with matching reptile shoes and bug and a pink blouse 1>BIn ' Mr - Bnd Mrs ' L - °- Posc y Jr -. and hat with pink plumes. She pin- Mr ^ ™ A Mr =- ^- a - Thompson Jr. ned the orchids, which she carlcd * " "* "~~ " " ™ nt her wedding, nt her shoulder. Out-of-town people here for the wedding were Mr. ami Mis. John Arena's nnrt daughter, Martha Frances, and Miss Edith Rouse, Mr. ami Mrs. Ed Marshall, Louise and Edriic and Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Terry as host nnd hostesses. Town and Country Club meeting with Mrs. R. C. Rose. Thursday Mitl-Wcck Club meeting wilh Mrs. M. O. Usrcy. Jolly Eight Club will meet nt the Marshall, Mrs. Harry White nnd son, Harry Jr., Mrs. Ethel Rolwing, and' """^ °[ M ™; ^ o - i ""W- Miss Lcta Ne\vcomb, nil o[ Charts-' "-'••"- "'••'ton, Mo., Miss Hattio Harp of Cape Glrardeau, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Barham and children, Earl Bruce. Ann Lee nnd Charles, all of Memphis, Mrs. Walker Young nnd daughter. Miss Pat Young of Marked Tree, John Counts nnd daughter, Mrs. Forrest Crum. both of Humphry; Miss Ginger Carrier nnd Glenn Wnl- lacc of Maiden, Mo. To Receive Degrees Hunlcr Cowan Sims, Jr., son of Dr. nnd Mrs. H. C. Sims, will re- 1 ceive the doctor of medicine and bachelor of science degree from Ihe Memphis Division of (he University of Tennessee tonight. Commencement exercises will be at the University Center in Memphis. Dr. Sims Is a graduate of Blv- Ibevillc High School nnd is married to the former Miss Peggy While, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben While. Dr. and Mrs. Sims left yesterday for Memphis where they will nltcnd the commencement — ciscs ' Octette Club will meet at the liome of Mrs. J. c/Ellls, Sr. Saturday La Nuevc Club will have a Christinas parly and luncheon at the Hotel Noble with Mrs. N. G. Jerome as hostess. • Cotillion Club will have a danci Saturday night Dec. 20, at 9 o'clock at the Hut. Hosts and hostesses wil be Mr. and Mrs. Max Logan, Mr and Mrs. Ben Henderson nnd Mr and Mrs. Thad Nlcol. Civic Calendar Monday Junior Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday Lions Club. 12:10 p.m. American Legion, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Kiwanis Club, 12:15 p.m. Girl Scout Lone Troop, 8 p.m. Thursday Rolary Club, 12:15 p.m. Irinstmas Luncheon Held Saturday At Club Hoiase The Mississippi County councl of the Home Demonstration Club women met Saturday at the Dog wood Clubhouse for a Christmo. wilh 25 members pres- Mrs. Neta Bunch, president, presided during the business meeting, uncheon ent British Sub Stays Under Water for Several Weeks LONDON, Dec. 15 (UP)—The 1,250 ton British (submarine Alliance recently stayed submerged (or "several welts" with seven officers and 60 men in a succesful test of equipment developed since the war. The Alliance returned to Portsmouth Saturday night after a cruiser of African waters to test a modi- tied version of the German "Schnor- kel" apparatus that, sent uo to the surface, permitted Nazi submarines to stay under water several days. The admiralty would not say exactly how long the Alliance remained submerged or Its speed while using the new apparatus. , Airport News Pilots of this area got their first real break from the weatherman eslerclay and many took advant- igc of the clear weather to catch ip on Hying which has been limited the past two weeks by low temperatures and ceilings. Tile Fly-Inn, airport restaurant has completed moving from the former civilian mess hall lo new headquarters in the old parachute building. A formal opening In tho newer and larger quarters is planned lor Saturday. Dr. George Cone flew to Shrcve pott, Ln., nnd back yesterday in hl> Navion. Harold Sudbury. flew to Evans- vllle, 111., in his Bellanca last week. Navigation will be the topic of study for ground school classes this week for pilots taking the commercial rating course. Classes are iield Monday and Thursday nights at 7:30 in Hangar No. 1. Projections for air navigation charts, functions of navigational instruments and chart reading will be studied this wee: Beckham Southern Jr. of Kennett, Mo.. Piper Cub; Lee M. Cauble of Jackson, Miss. Charles Gulley and M. C. Methow ot Little Rock, Na- vion; Bill Sexton of Mason City, 111., Taylorcralt; P. C. Shields of Council Bluffs, la., Ercoupe; Ralph Brincy of Havana, III., Taylorcraft; Donald E. Turner of Oakland. la., At The Hospitals Blytheville Ho»plt»l Dismissed, Mrs. Paul Bllbry, city. Mrs. J. D. McDowell, city. Charles - Dillard, Luxora. S. M Hood, clly. Mrs: T. J.' Hipp, city. Mrs. Herbert, Colsgrove, city. Hay Lawrence, Manila. WtlU Hospital Dismissed Sus«n Huffman, city. Louis Richardson. Luxora. Mrs. H. W. Mahan, «lty. Mrs. Fat« Jones and baby, Cardwell, Mo. Mrs. Walter Forbes, Tyler, Mo. J. R. Hastings, city. Gene Carter, Luxora Mrs. Lcbern Tale, BurdeUe.- Mrs. Orvll Gude and baby. city. Mrs. A. L. Larman and baby, city. , Mrs. Konen Colston. Methodist Hospital, Memphis Births: Born to Mr. and Mrs. H. Gorman, city, a son. Burglars.Obtain $7,000. PRESCOTT, Ark., Dec. 15. (UP) —officers .today are continuing their search for burglars who opened the safe or the Ozaii Mercantile Company here Saturday night and removed $1,000 in cash bands and checks. The burglars used a rops.to enter through a skylight. ' > Meeting NOTICE There will b e no meeting of the Central Tarent Teacher Association Wednesday afternoon. City Radio -Service- Dial 2407 For Expert Repaln 324 East Main St. Felix A. Carney Santa Says: 8 0 Shopping " Days until Christmas Credit- is Free at Fitzpatrick's JEWELRY STORES It lakes only 3 Minutes to Open a Chhargfi Account after which a recreational hour | Luscuir.bo; Elton H. Darby of Shef- was held with Mrs. W. I* Smith field, Ala., Bonanza; John T. Per- In charge. In the games played,4 SO i« of St. Louis. Stinson; Y. C. Mrs. Rosa Lutos won a pri?^. Assorted Christmas decorations were used in the entertaining rooms of the clubhouse, Gifts \vcre exchanged and Mrs. Bunch, retiring president, was presented a gift by the members. The devotional was given by Mrs. Dyer G timer. Sims of West Memphis, Cub; and Cliff Pledge and W. B. Lee, both of Little Rock, Bonanza. Read Courier News Want Ads. Luncheon Is Given By Mrs. C. E. Crigger Mrs. C. E. Grigger was hostess Friday when she entertained members of the Tuesday Bridge Club and one guest, Mrs. Walter Card of Manila, with a luncheon at the Rustic Inn. The table, covered with a white cloth, wns centered with a low bowl of red bcrles and holly. Holly candles were used as the place cards. In Mhe bridge sanies played at Mrs. Criggers home, Mrs. Murray Smart won high and Mrs. L. Old, second. Poinsettlns and other decorations were used to cany out the Christmas theme. Oak Ridge Atom Plant Co Get Two New Labs AUGUSTA, Ga., Dec. IS (UP) — Contracts (or planning a te pair of nil! ion-dollar nuclear energy laboratories at Oak Ridge, Term., have been awarded to the Augusta engineering firm ol Patchcn and Zimmerman, It was announced today. One contract is for planning metallurgical laboratory for the nton .National Laboratory and [or alterations in buildings in the aiollglcal. area of the electro-magnetic separation plant. The other contract is for plan nlng a building for nuclear cnergj propulsion studios of the aircraf' division of the Atomic plant. Thos< studies arc sponsored by the Army Air Forces. Sicu^t Ca/mtles THE FINEST CHRISTMAS GIFT Russell Stover Candies arc •«de of the finest ingredients, scientifically blended to make the most delicious candies, appreciated by... ••« «rK«pri«te for ... everyone, WOOD'S DRUG STORE 221 West Main St. Phone 507 SPECIAL! Additional Christmas card: have just arrived . . (here is still time (o pur chase your cards and have j '* _-y00t IB1 - TalM "- " < ™™ ii "" <<b£25i * MOW I We can now give one day service on card and match imprinting, or will sell plain. Cards 2 for 5c up. Tile finest brief cases made arc now round at our store—all moderately priced. Stationery, plain or personalized by imprinting, is a gift loved by all. Special designs for men and women,'beginning at 50 cents per box. These are but a-few of the attractive gift items in our new social stationery department. Conic in and see them nil. Open Nights til 9 o'Clock SAMUEL F. NORRIS Printers — Office Outfitters — Stationers Across From City Hall Open Nights Til fl o'clock FULLER BRUSHES MAKE LIGHT WORK OF HOUSEWORK -THE BEAUTY BAR- "Your Beauty Is Our Duty" WELLA MACHINE WAVES . . . $8.50 up OIL OF TULIP WOOD : ... $7.50 SANDERS OIL $7.50 FREDERICKS •«£%£„. * 5 U P Complete Line of Programmed Dermetics f "Give Beauty for Her Christmas" Glencne Hotel BHg. 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Both rir $ 1 50 U p CONVENIENT TERMS ARRANGED Pay Pot Payday PAT O'BRYANT JEWELER Main at Second I'honc 32G1 Tuesday and Wednesday '/£*- JfARnEt ie«"» until Ssiid" I |i Also Short Subject* ; ••••••^•^••^•^H Coming to the j GEM THEATRE Blytheville, Ark. ^ Saturday and Sunday Riding California Trail Kith Gilbert KolanA and Tcala I.orinf Conl'd Shows Sat. K:JO lo 11:30 Cont. Showing Sunday 1:31-11 :M Arim1*s!on Adults 25f. Tax Intl.
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