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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 16, 1947
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PAOK POUB BLVTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Kmilv Wixson, Society K<lilor TUESDAY,•SEPTEMBER 16, inn Osceola Girl Wed to Alabaman In Sunday Rites i, OSCEOLA, Sept. 16 — In a beautiful taper-lighted ceremony Miss ' Belly Jo Ross, daughter of Mr. iuid Mrs. Elmer Bert Ross of Osceola. became the bride of Steven o. Woodard Jr., of Pathicah, icy. The double-ring ceremony was solemnized at .5.30 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dewey A. Rhodes Si', at their home'on 29 North Cox Street In Memphis. The Rev. E. T. Smith, pastor of Longview Heights Baptist Church and former pastor of First Baptist church in Osceola, officiatetl. Preceding the ceremony, nuptial music was - presented by Mrs, Ethlyn Potts Ware, harpist. A background of greenery was accented with Southern smilaxand woodwardia fern with lall baskets of gladioli and tapers in branched candelabra flanking the improvised altar. Tapers were lighted by Mrs. j. E. Barham of Greenville, Miss. David Rhodes, young son of Mr. and Mrs. Dewey A. Rhodes Jr., of Meirtnhis. was -ring-bearer. The bride was given in marria by her father. She wore a moss of roses satin dress, .designed with a jeweled neckline and a fitted boilice extending lo a throe-tiered draped skirt. Her plumed hat was in a matching shade and her accessories were in brown. ' She carried a while Bible top-1 pcd by a purple-throated orchid and tuberoses with puffs of malinc from which feu streamers of white satin ribbon. Miss Betty Jean Moore of Osceola was the bride's maid of honor. Her dress was of silver blue satin fashioned with silver studded buttons from the neckline to the waist and a draped skirt. She woie a corsage of white gardenias and black accessories. Eddie Pharo of Birmingham, Ala., served Mr. Woodard as best man. Following the ceremony, a reception was held in Ihe home. The bridal table was UiUl with a Venetian lace cloth and centered with a tiered cake topped with miniature bride and bridegroom .and encircled with gardenias ami tuberoses mixed with greenery Tapers in crystal candelabra burned at each end or the table. Assisting in serving were Mrs. Dewey A. Rhodes Jr. and Mrs 1,. L. Stewart of Little Rock. Immediately after the reception. Mr. and Mrs. Woodard left for a wedding trip lo the Smoky Mountains, after which they will return lo Murray, Ky., where Ihe bridegroom will re-enter as a prc- clcnlal student at Murray State College. Guests in Memphis for the wedding and reception included (he bride's parents; Mr. and Mrs. Joe W. Edrlngton of Osceola; Mr. and Mrs. Steven O. Woodard Sr., and daughter, Miss Betty Woodard. of Paducah; Mrs. Stewart. James Stewart, Grace Bennett and Frank H. Holloway. all of Water Valley, Miss.; Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Stewart or Little Rock; Mrs. L. V. Mnson of Tampa, Fla.; Mrs. H. A. Denton, Mrs. John NewberVy and Mrs. Ula Rhodes all of Shaw. Miss., and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Peek of Lucy, Tenn. Calvary Baptist Women Have Missionary Mcel Mis. Vcrnon Boyrt was in charge of the program presented at yesterday afternoon's meeting of the Woman's Missionary Union ol Calvary Baptist Churcli. Mrs. 13oyd gave introductory remarks and a message from Dr. C W. coldv.i'11, state missionary superintendent, was presented by Mrs. Darrcll Lunsford. The devotional. "Lift Up Your Eyes and Look", was given by Mrs. H. W. Burnett and Mrs. licjyd gave a prayer. Mrs. Lunsford .spoke on "Looking into iho Field" and led \\ prayer Him "Christ will be taken untu rural communities". "The Cities" was the topic of a talk by Mrs. Jim England and Mrs. Pleas Rambo led a prayer bejorc Mrs. Uaymond Helknap presented a talk on "The Unreacbed Groups". Mrs. I). C. Germany and a discussion on led a prayer "Patience In Arkansas' TubcrcnlosLs Sanitorimn" was given by Mrs. Heba 1'riesl. Mrs. Sam McGee and Mrs. C. W Tomiblson ted prayers. Uoyd spoke on "Students in Our Colleges" and Mrs. Toinliiisuii also gave a talk on "Lost Ones in Arkansas." Mis. I*. II. .Jernigan's lopic was "Moral Delinquency". The session was concluded with Ihe group repeating the watchword. Jackie Liltlc Chosen Chairman of New Civil) OSCKOLA. Sept. lli.—Miss Jackie LIUle was appointed active chairman of a group of young women who met last night at the Community House (o lake tentative plans for a Junior Department Progressive Club. Miss Little appointed Mrs. Kd ChisciihaH as active iccordijig secretary. A nominating cotnmUlce will be made up of Mrs. Joe Marlln. chairman. Mrs. Fred Davis, Miss Ruby Amiable. Mrs, Vcrnon Aslon, Mrs, I'Jmmclt Wilson, and Mrs. Jimmy Erwin. Prospective members will be personally contacted before (he next meeting, scheduled for Oct. W. is held. There will be an election of officers and adoption of by-laws nnd constitution lit this meeting. Mrs. P. O. Gniim. president of the senior Progressive Club, acted as advisor and it was decided Ulat all meetings will be held in the Community House on the third Tuesday of each month. Circle Meetings Held By MethociisL Society Mrs. Stevens Leads Auxiliary Program Mis, Ross Stevens w«is program leiulci' when the Woman's Auxiliary dl" the Presbyterian Cntirch nu'l ycsUirchiy afU-nioun ;it the H lurch wilti 29 members pro-sen I. The topic of Uic program wa.s Up You i' Minds". A^isiiruj Mrs. Slc-vcuK w:ir<? Mrs. O. W. IJil- ahuiily and Mrs. Roy Walton. recedinfi Die program a business 1 tins v, h :is held with Ihe president, Mrs. O. M. Gray, in charge. I'liins (or the unnii:i| Loyally Dinner \vcre announced. The dinner will be held Si 1 pi. 24 find urrunt;- nu'iils are under the (!) reel ton of Mrs. Kbb Spriullcy, .soeiul activities Ti'Uiry for the Auxiliary. A loyalty of fenny wa.s made for the Vera Uoyd Hfjuie, i're.sbylertan hanage at Monticfllo. Dessert Bridge Given or GEO Club Members / Miss Dorothy Jean Illgglnson was hostess last night to members of the OEO Club with a dessert Program Meeting Held By Missionary Society The Women's Missionary Society of First 'Baptist Church met yesterday afternoon at the church for a Royal Service program. Mrs. C. R. Wroten was in charge of the program, which had the topic, "American Indians." Mrs. Marion Williams, president, opened the meeting and Mrs. M. W. Ix?wis gave the opening prayer. The devotional, entitled "God's Love", was given by Mrs. Charles Ray Kewcomb. Mrs. Tom W. Jackson, Mrs. J. T. Westbrook and Mrs. Wroten gave prayers and Mrs. Harry IVitziui and Mrs. C. .\V. Afflict spoke briefly. Mrs. OFritzlits' .subject was "Indians and their Religion" and "Indians .is Baptists." Mrs. Afilick spoke on i "Meet the American Indians." Circles of the Woman's Society of Christian Service of First Methodist Church met yesterday afternoon at homes of various members. Mrs. W. F. McDanlcl was hostess i lo Circle One. for which Mrs. J. W. Adnms Jr.. gave the devotional and Mrs. J. M. Miller taught the Bible study. Mrs. Dan Boldgett was a new member present. Circle Two met with Mrs. Elton Henry I Kirby us hostess and Mrs. William Miss I Wyntt gnvc the study. Mrs. L. !•:. Baker gave the study when Circle Three was entertained by Mrs. J. C. Guard tit her .home on East Davis Street. Mrs. R. D. Ferguson and Mrs. Mary Henley were hostesses to members of.Circle Four when Mrs. L. 13. Old gave Ihe devotional. Mrs. New- j Births: ton Whitis taught the Bible study. Mrs. II. B. Stout gave the Bible study for mcoibers of Circle Five when they met at the home of Mrs G. W. Pyles. Mrs. Paul Pryor \vas hostess to bridge at the Hlggtnson home on Chickasawba Avenue. Roses decorated the home for the occasion. In bridge games. Mrs. J. C. Ellis Jr., won high score prl/.e and bridgo went to Mrs. Hay Whillliigton. Cluh >is Entertained By Mrs. Dick Watson Mi's, Dick Watson was hostess last iiitjht to members or Ihe Haehomn HrEdgc Club and two other uucsts. Mrs. Audi cane I Freeman and Mrs. Frank Clrigsby. During the games Mrs. Richard OsboniL- won hiKh score and Mrs. W. Tl. Hulson received low. The hostess .served refreshments of ice cream and cake. WSCS Meeting Held Mi'.-;. Hilly Kins gave the devotional yesterday afternoon's Inisiness .session of Ihe Woman's Society of Christ.lan Service of Lnke Street Methodist Church. Mrs. George Shrinks, vice presi- n\ »i yc.slurdny afternoon's business Riot 1 ., during which plans were mud- for the concession the organization will linve at the County Fair. Mrs, H. II. nicvlns dismissed the group with prayer. • » • At The Hospitals HI.Y IIIIIYII.I.i: HOSPITAL Admitted: Mrs. Ethel Mann. Keiser. Linda Mae Harris. Manila. Mrs. Patty Detle, Portaycville. Mo Mlabmna r-'strada, city. Dismissed: Mury Ann Smith, city. Johnny Smith, city. Mrs. Coy Smith, city. Births: Born lo Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Terry, Cooler. MO., dnuiihlcr yesterday. Horn to Mr. and Mrs. Helton Thiicker. Atinorel. n sou today. WAI.I.S HOSPITAL Dismissed: Mrs. V. C. Holt. city. Mrs. Theodore Tucker. Cnriitlicrs- ville. Mo. BAPTIST HOSPITAL, Memphis Dismissed: Mrs. b. I. Rice. city. Thomas Hill, Dusselt. M. C. Outlaw was in Memphis loday lo consult his specialist He was nccompiinled by Jim jinslatid. Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Moore and daughter, Sandra, have moved 10 Iheir new home on Highway IB. J. 13. Williams. Haillcy Hays, fiusscl Hays and Hank Hays, llov Beavers and Sam Ixnuvs were in St. Louis Sunday for the Mr. nnd Mrs. Johnny Fields haVi- noved from the Nabers apartment it ID'S Walnut St. to the llardu- I'ay duplex at 1508 llcarn St. MLss Nancy Winburn of Arka- lelphla has arrived to be guest of icr sisler, Mrs. Farmer Knglam: ind Mi 1 . England. Mr. and Mrs. T. N. Bennett of Jell are the parents of a diinulHcr jorn Friday morning in the Bap- ist Hospital in Memphis. Their list child, she has been mimed Charlotte Fay. Mrs. Dennett Is he former Miss Robin Gill, daiiKh- cr of Mrs. n. (j. Gill and the late .Ir. Gill of nell. Chnrles Leggclt left Sunday for he University of Mississippi. Ox- I or<i. where he wilt be a freshman. I le war, motored down by Mr. and wlr.s. Bob Burns. Miss Louise Lei;- ' gett and Mrs. W. C. Lcggctt. | June Howard of Dell left Sunday or the University of Mississippi at Oxford where she will be a fresh- i nan this year. j Mrs. J. E. Lippitt saul two child- en. 'Buddy and Ann. of Memphis spciit the weekend with Mrs. Lip- litt's parents. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. iiuntley. here. Mrs. Frank J. Turck, who came Lo ntylheville to make her liome while Colonel Turck was st\ilioned it lilythcvlllc Air Field and continued to live here after he went overseas and following the war, will return the first of October from lier home in Utica. N. Y., to reside In Blytheville. She went to Uiica in June. She will be at home at 1025 Walnut Street, where the Johnny Fields lived before moving to 1508 Hearn St. Colonel Turck is still overseas. Rural Church Work Given New Emphasis Gils Eberdt, layman of First Methodist Church here, was one of the principal speakers yesterday when a district meeting of the Mc;hodisl Church was held at First Methodist Churtli. Jonc.'.-joro. His .subject was ••Rural Church Work". 'Bishop Paul E. Martin of the Arkansas - Louisiana Methodist Chinch Conlerenec presided at the meeting niul also spoke. Attendinij from Bl.vtlicvUle were Ihe Rev. Allen D. Stewart and Mr. and Mrs. Eljcrclt of tl'.e PirsL Methodist Church; the Rev. H, H. Blevins and Jimmy Sanders of the Lake Street Methodist Church; Die Rev. liay L. M'jLestcr of the Promised L'ind-Yaibr.1 Methodist Churches am! the Rev. II. I,. Robinson and ^o laymen of Uio West Blytheville Parish. The Rev. Mr, HobUison gave a report on Ihe National Methodist Rural Life Conference which was held in Lincoln, Nebr., July 29. to 31. He was a delegate from the in the three districts to improve the \ North Arkansas Conference. The conference voted to raise S20.00 Iract ol land at Wayland .Springs which has been given the Churcli for u Methodist Youth Assembly camp. The quota for til's Jonesbnro district is $3,000 and Batesville and Paragould district.'! each have a ([uota ol $6,000. This money will he used :o viuild a dining hall, tabernacle, water and sewer system and other buildings which will be needed for such a pioject. The Rev. G. C. Taylor of Comvay, conference missionary secretary, spoke at the afternoon session and Bishop Martin dedicated the Wesley Mobile Chapel which Is a. miniature replica of a country church. A consecration service was held at the close of the day. Thursday morning all the pastors in the Joncsboro district will report to the Fisher Street Methodist Church in Jonesboro on the results o[ the evangelistic campaign whict is now underway throughout the district. TWO MEN (Continued from,Page 1) Burdette PTA to Meet The Parent-Teacher Association o( Burdette School will meet, tor the first lime this term tomorrow afternoon at 2::(0 o'clock. Mrs. Crook will rend the president's message and plans for the year will be made during the business meeting. Randolph County about 30 miles north of Walnut Ridge. Charley Gray was discharged from the Army Sunday and was spending a two-weeks terminal leave with his family, it was reported. The three men were on their way back to Signers following a trip to Southeast Missouri where Arthur was seeking employment. The injured man is Charley Gray's brother and Arthur Gray's half- brother. Bodies to Walnut Itlilge Both bodies were taken tojolni- on Funeral Home in Walnut ildge early today after having irst been removed to German Undertaking Co,, in Steele. Double funeral services for char- ey and Arthur Gray will be held t 2 p. m. Thursday at Old Wal- lut Ridge Baptist Church with he Rev. Alvin Allison of Walnut Ridge officiating. Charley Gray will be buried in Austin Cemetery at Old Walnut Hidge while Arthur will be buried i Crossroads Cemetery south of 'ortla. Surviving Arthur Gray are his vlfe, Mrs. VInic Gray; four laughters, Lorine, Aline Eunice and Doris; and five sons. Darren, i.cs- er. Don. Curtis and Carlee. All of Rt. 1, Biggers. He also eaves a brother, Russell Gray of ^lint. Mich,; a.sister, Mrs Verna Banders of Houston. Texas; and lis stepmother, Mrs Inez Gray, Charley is survived by his molh- Coming Events Social Calendar i Osceola News The first meeting of the OsCcola Parent-Teacher Association will be [Church- 3:30 p.m. at the church, held tonight, a o'clock, at the His;li ; THURSDAY Central R T. A. meeting h Young People's Department b First Baptist church — 3 p.m., pre ceeded by. executive board meeting 2:30 p.m. C and N Birthday Club to mee witli Mrs. M. A. Middleton a 7 p.m. Junior R. A.'s' of Baptist School. Alt. 1 ] a orjef program, a reception will be given for the faculty. Atkinsons Purchase j Home on Chickasawba\ Dr. and Mrs. Gene Atkinson Have purchased the home al 918 Cliicka- awba Ave., from Mr. and Mrs. Icsse Webb. The home is of red )rick with dormer windows and ;crectied-in front porch. Mr. and Mrs. Webb and sons, Jesse Jr.. and Fred, will move, the Irst ol the year to their plantation ionic in Mississippi, located 10 rni'tes "rom Memphis on Highway Gl. Born lo Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Stanfield, Liixorn. a daughter. members of Circle A. C. Hnlcy gave and Mrs. O. N. Hawkins taught the study. neeting since rMny at the home of Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt Wednesday :iight at 8 p.m. Mrs. Glenn Ladd, president, asked that all members of the association be present for the meeting. Alpha Alpha Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi. 8 p.m., Mrs. Dick Watson, 121 West Cherry St. Jolly Eight Club—Mrs. Richard Pilchard. , GNB Club—Mrs; Jpc C. Frnzicr FRIDAY Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sig ma Phi meeting with Mrs. T. H Caraway, 2:30 p.m. Mrs. Paul Byrum hostess t Cue Club. Civic Calendar TUESDAY American Legion—8 p.m. WKDNESUAY Kivvanis Club—13:10 p.m. THURSDAY Rotary Chili —12:10 p.m. FRII>AY Football: Senior High Chicks vs ParagouU here. Junior High Pap.s vs Helena there Rules for Living Get Emphasis from Expert In Field of Business OSCEOLA, Ark., Sept. 16. — E, C. House, New York retail sales consultant and lecturer, addressed a joint meeting of the Osceola llo- tary and Kiwanis clubs at the Community House here at noon today. Mr, House spoke on "This Complicated Age." Pointing out that many men ruin their lives 'by "violating the rules of the game of life." rVir. House urged adoption of a positive mental attitude. lie also scored the attitudes of many salespeople anil said that clerks have an Influence over the .state of mind of the average American because of their numerous contacts with adults or tiie nation. s - Business men and retail merchants of Osceola were guests at the joint luncheon meeting. Dell Infant Buried Funeral services were conducted this morning at Ehmvood Cemetery for Joyce 'Brownlce, who died foul- hours after birth yesterday in Blytheville Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Earl Brownlce of Dell. The Rev. H. A. Burton, pastor of Dell Methodist Church, officiated. She is survived by her parents and one sister, Mary Ann. Holt Funeral Home was in charge. er. Mrs. Inez Gray; three broth ers. Million. Warren and John Will Gray, all of Walnut nidge; and a sister. Glenda Sue Gray, also • of Walnut Ridge. Coughing Gas Causes Concern as Sea Breeze Starts a Mild Epidemic JACKSONVILLE HEACH Pl-1 Sept. 16. (UP)-A mysterious h rltatlng gas which lust night floaJ ed ashore here with ocean misl and caused a coughing epideml gradually subsided today wilhoil leaving a clue to ils cause. Scores of residents along til bench area said ihcy felt unconl fortable tickling sensations of ill throat that caused spasms of couglL ing and their eyes smarled, but r] illnesses were reported. . State Board of Kea;t;i official who stilled after preliminary invel tigaiion that they did not considil the gas a health menace nevertiuT less began analyzing of and water taken from the benfi area early today. Military sources busily discount, nopuliii 1 theories that surplus no, son gas dumped far at sea or dij infeclant sprayed from planes migl have been borne to the spot by pn hurricane air disturbances. Osceola Legionnaires Meet Tomorrow Night OSCEOLA. Ark., Sept. 16 — Mac- Grider Post of the American Le°i will hold its weekly meeting" 8 o'clock tomorrow night in thl Community House here. Post Com| inander Fred <B. Taylor said today. Tht Past's Executive Board wil| meet Immediately follovuiii" tt-.i business meeting, ne said. Head Courier News Want Ads. Mother's Friend massaging prepa ration helps bringease and comfort to expectant mothers. M OTHER'S FRIEND, an exquisitely I prepared emollient. Is U"-tul In all conditions where n bland, mll\x anodyne massage medium In tkln lubrication Is oeslred. One condition In which women lor more than 70 years have used it is an application for massaging the body during pregnancy ... 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