The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 14, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 14, 1949
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' PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Jaiio Shelton, Society Editor Phone 4461 lyiissPitls Irf Married To Walter Walchen Smith iMiss Rebecca Kathryn Pitts, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Manley Pitts of Cherry Creek Com- ]r)unily, Miss,, was married Dec. 4 tf) Waller Waldron Smith of Os- coola. Ark., .sou of Mrs, Joseph Mj'alter Smitli in H ceremony performed in the Pitts home. '«-. Dr. Wilfred Tyler of Blue Mmm- tfiln, Miss., officiated nt ihc daible rjng ceremony. # Huckleberry, in which was intermingled white uronghl iron baskets f)llcd with chrysanthemums and .stock, formed the background for the exchange of vows. The baskets $ere collected by n» Ivy covered archway "jencath which the couple stood. f Mrs. Hay wood Nixon of Brooks- Srtlle, Miss., sister of the bride, served as (natron of honor and only attendant. She wore B dressmaker suit of /crest green eabenlinc with Ijrown accessories. She carried n rlosc^ay of shell pink gardenias lied fit matching satin ribbon. The bride, who was Riven in marriage by her brother, Sam R, Pitts, wore a tunic dress of Iridescent gray brocade satin ivith gleaming phinestone trim. Her off-face hnt $*ns of black velvet bordered in cOiantiUy lace banded in tiny rhine- stflnes, She carried a white satiti &ble on which re.sterl a while qrchid showered with satin ribbons and stock. S James Lamar Smith of Ltixora Attended his brother as best mrm. 9 Mrs. Pitts, mother of the bride, wore a. dress of crepe faille, complimented with crystal bear! work. She pinned at her shoulder a corsage of white gardenias. ,1 Following the ceremony A reception was held. The bride's table jyas draped with a white lace cloth and a three-tiered wedding cake encircled with gardenias and white &ce)on centered the table- Arranged on either side of the cake were Single silver holders holding white t«pers. * For traveling Mrs. Smith chose 4 two-piece original model of steel blue wool, with gray accessories. Her topcoat was of cranberry red lylth a gray fur trim. She wore a (Jprsage of gardenias. j Following a southern wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. Smith will be at home in Qsceola where the groom ii associated with the Freight and Express Agency. y Out of town guests included Mrs. MUton Snow and Mrs Mary Ethel £lmmons of Blytheville, Dinner-Parly Honors Winsome Church Class The Bill.Bannister home was the celling iast night for the annual Christmas-party of the Wi nsom c Sunday Class of the First Baptist Church. • The buffet styled dinner was served from the main dining table 7,-hich was overlaid with R white cloth and centered with a miniature glowing Christmas tree. The individual tables a t which th e guests were seated were centered ^vlth red apple holders from which arose a single red taper. Encircling the base of the apple holders were holly and greenery. ; Tiny Christmas tree ptoce cards marked each guests' place. Arranged throughout the home were scenes in complement to the Yule season. ^ During the remainder of the evening games, under the direction of Mrs, Barnes Crook, were played and gifts exchanged. The gifts were distributed by drawing names Irom 4 miniature Santa Clans. - Mrs. Russell Baugh Is sponsor pi the class. . Special for the occasion were the Rev. und Mrs. E- C- Brown. JI A It HIKD UlCCKNTLV— Shown at the reception immediately following Ihcii marriage Dec '1 are i\Ir. mid Mrs. \V«I I,or Waldron Smith The marriage was performed at the home of the bride's parents in Cherry Creek Community, .Miss. -Mrs. Smith is t li e for m e r Miss Rebecca Kathryn Pitts of Blythcville. Mr. and Mrs S m i t h w i11 make I h e i r home in Osceola. Elementary School to Present PTA Program Clmstmns Parly Honors Lone Oak 1 1. D. Club Members of the Lone Oak Home Demonstration Club met Monday afternoon at I lie n. E. Davis home for the anmiHl Christmas party and an informal "get-t/)gethcr." Place throughout the home were scenes In complement to the Christmas season. Mrs. Forrest Moore read the Christmas story after which games were played. Prizes were won by Mr.s. j. o. Huey, Mrs. Eugene Maycs and Mrs. W. B. Mayo. Door prize was presented Mrs, T. O. Huey. After glfls had been exchanged a group gilt was presented Mrs. Moore, who is president. During the afternoon Mrs. Davis .served a dessert course and coftee. Jaggers Home Selling For Phebean Yule Parly Twenty members and one visitor, Mrs. Allen Dillalmnt, of the Phebean Sunday School Class of the First Baptist Church met last night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Jaggers for the class' annual Christmas party. Mrs. Thomas Bojran, Mr.s. Roy Beavers and Mrs. Henry Wcstbrook were co-hostesses for the affair. Placed among the snoiv covered cotton under a gaily lighted Christmas tree, which stood in the living room, were gifts which were later exchanged. Garlanding the mirror which was placed immediately above the mantle were vari-colorcd Christmas Ugh Us. Placed on the holly decorated mantle was a mlnaturc manger scene. The lighting throughout the home was from assorted Christmas lights. The rtcvotioiiiil was given by Mrs. John Mayes after which prayer was offered by Mr.s. Henry Rosamond. During the evening the group presented a gift to Mrs. Theodore Logan who is teacher of the class. Co/vary Circle Meats In Vastbinder Home "Tidings For All the World" was the program theme of Circle Two meeting nf Calvary Baptist Church Monday afternoon. Fourteen members of the circle met at tin 1 B. L. Vastbinder home. Mrs. Henry McCain led the opening pruyer after whicli Mrs. Vastbinder conducted the program. Assisting with the program wa.s Mrs. W. F. O'Neal, who gave the devotional which was taken from Luke. Mrs. II. J. Foiwlrcn discussed. "Tidings For All the World," Mrs. Mc- Shcnv Starts 3:00 lli.iv Office Opens (i: 15 .irsam Visiit Lvrr> Ni^li I'Xcejit Saturday i.iivsrs honored un Siincla Ihc lt()\V : 5 re-Nuptial Shower Fetes Miss Lorene Ross Miss Lorene Raw, nrldc-elect of James England, was complimented Monday night at a miscellaneous shower given at the J. E. England home with Airs. Edgar Cain and Mrs. England hasles-sea. Cnmes and informal entertainment made up the evening program with prizes being presented (hiring the evening to Miss Pntly Graham, Mrs. Hubert Poisgrove and Mrs. Cain. The guests were seated in rooms in which were arranged low bowls in whicli floated salmon gladioli and greenery. Completely encircling the base of each bowl were boughs of holly . During the evening us her "prize" In a game Miss noss was showered with gifts from the group. She wore for the occasion a grey suit with black accessories. She pinned at her shoulder a gift corsage from her hostesses made up of red carnations set in rows of complementing ma- line. Special guests for the affair was Mrs. W. J. Rosj, mother of the bride-elect. Miss Itos was presented R gift in her chosen crystal pattern. Mrs. Afflick Entertains Tn-Town, Seven Guests Members of the Trl-Town Club and seven guests were complimented yesterday at the Charles Afflick .Jr., home In Steete when Mrs. Af- fliek was hostess to the group. Guests attending were Mrs. Neely Young, of Danville, Va., hoiiEegue-st of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Churchill Buck,. Mrs. Jack chamhlln. Mrs. Rn-iiis" Carson, Mrs. G. G. George HuTlbard, Jr., Mrs. E. M. Terry. Jr., Mrs. Jack Hale and -Mrs. Harry A Haines. Mrs. Chamblin won high and Mrs. Jimmy Lee Brooks second high. . During the afternoon Mrs. Aftllck served a desert course to the members and guests who were seated in rooms in which were arranged bouquets of chrysanthemums and poinsettas. Cain. "The Hopes and Fears of All The Year." with Mrs. Mamlie Wid- ni-T's topic being. "Gladly." The closing prayer was given tiy Mrs. J. W. Totnlinson. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14 ,1949 Miss Elizebcth Williams, junior at Bi'cnan college, CiaiJieMinc, Ga., will arrive in O.sccola this week lo spend (he Christmas holidays with her mother, Mrs. Sam Williams. Mrs. James F. Pierce of Waurika, Okla., is visiting here as guest of her slstcis, Mrs. C. A. KmnliiKham and Mrs, Herman Adair. Mr. and Mrs. E T. Pennon and family of Decatur, 111,, will arrive tonight to spend several days here as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd D. Furen and family. Mr. and Mrs. Ben V.'. Harpole announce the birth of a son Sunday at Walls Hospital. The baby has been named Ben W. Harpole, Jr. Mrs. J. W. Dunn, Mr. Dunn and children. Jimmy and Mary Ann, of Union City, Tcnn, have returned to their home after visiting here as guests of Mrs. Dunn's mother. Mrs. Pearl Hires. Mr. and Mr.s. Oeorge Brown of Tulsa, Okla.. nnri their son, Chief Warrcnt Officer William Brown, of the Hawalln Islands are spending several days here as guest of Mr Find Mrs. Torn lirown anil family. Chief Warrant Officer lirmvn K now milking hts home in Texas; after having spent nine years In the Pacific Islands. Condition of Sharon Razer. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin !*a/er who underwent an appendectomy Sunday at Wails Hospital Is sails- factory. Mr. anrl Mrs. Albert Bcrgslrom, Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Hanson. Mrs. Laura li. Kenchcloe all from soulh- ern California ore visiting in Dell asgucst.s of Mr.s. Coy Cook. Mr.s Stoy Long. Mr.s. Eddie Mln.vard. Mr.s. Carol Palmer'.ar, nnd families anrl Mrs. Rosa Sain. Mr. and Mr.s. D. S. Fisher of St. Louis left today for their home after having been Ihc overnight guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Simpson and family. Mr. and Mrs. Fisher were en route to Ihelr home after being In Memphis for the (vncral of Mrs Fisher's brother, Williams C. Fisher. Mr. and Mrs. Bryant F. Stewart and daughter. Miss Pollv Slcwart, are spending today in Memphis. Dr. Frank O. Smltll has arrived from an extended visit with his daughter. Mr.s. R. F. Klrshner. Mr. Klrshner and familv. Dr. Smith Is pastor emeritus of the First Central Congregational Church In Omaha. Neb. E. H. Ford left yesterday afternoon for Stuttgart to be with his sister. Mr.s. Mabel Dixon. who Is rcnorted seriously ill. Mr. Ford recently returned from Little Rock where he helped solicit contributions to fill 16 baskets of food for distribution to the needy by the Salvation Army. Jerry Wayne Underwood, of Manila, enlisted on Dec. 10 for three years In the Regular Army. He is the son of Mrs. Marie Lee Milligan and will report to the 10th Infantry Division, Fort Rlley. Kansas. MISS i.L'.N'A [ti:CKivi'S MX—In fl ceremony, which was unexpected to Miss Luna Wlllielm. a life membership in the Slate Congress of Par ents and Teachers was presented to her at a PTA meeting yesterday at the high school. The membership was presented from the High School PTA in appreciation of Miss Luna's work through the years. Mrs. Btil- ord Young, president, right, presented the aivard to Mbs Luna, Iclt. "Miss Luna" Receives Eorly Yule Hi ft: Life Member of State Conoress PTA Lake Street WSCS Has Program Day Meeting The WSCS of the Lake Street Methodist Church met at the Church Monday afternoon for a Program Day meeting. Ten members were present for the meeting which was opened with the •gram singing of "What A Friend We Have in Jesus." A short busine;s meeting was conducted by the president Mrs Billy King. "A Child Shall Lead Them" wa.s the title of the program which wa.s presented by Mrs. P. L. Green, program leader. Those participating on the program were Mrs. Joe Strickland. Mrs. Don Lutz and Mrs. Adriii Reagan. Following the group singing of "Silent Night." Mrs. Oreen led the 1 dismissal prayer. In the social hour following, Mrs. C. T. Shamlin served refreshments. "Prayer Perfect" sunz hv Harry Fritizus. Jr., accompanied by Mrs. Wilson Henry, opened the Christmas party of the Hteii School PTA yesterday afternoon at the high school. Immediately following. Mrs. Buford Youna. president, began an address to the group. " 'L' for Loyal— Which she has always been. 'U 1 for Understanding—which she Is noted for. -N' for Natrral—which she always Is. 'A' for Amiable—her smiles are most famous, 'W for Willing— her time is yours. T for Intelligence—of that there can be no doubt. T.' for Laziness—for which she will not stand. '!!' for Helpful —which she always is. 'E 1 for Effort —endearing and enduring, 'L' for Love—which by giving she receives, 'M' for Malice of which she has none, put them altogether and they spell Luna Wllhetm, a person who has endeared herself in the hearts of all." So saying Mrs. Young presented, as a corhpletc surprise to Miss Luna, as she is a/fectionately known, a life membership In the tjlate Congress of Parents a I 1 Teachers. "Here pupils' success," concluded Mrs. Young, "is heV success and she is one who has meant so much to Blvtheville High School and the High School PTA." Mrs. Earl Buckley read the president's message after which Mrs. R. E. Van Hooser, program chairman, and Mrs. Harry Fritizus, directed the afternoon's entertainment. Quiz panics were conducted during the afternoon with prizes, con- Ai The Hospitals (Jl.vthcvlile Hospital s Dismissed: Jimmy McCann, steclc. G. M. Samuels, City. Ben Henderson, City. Mary Lynn Asklie. City. Edward Lamnster, City. Mrs. Ben w. Harpole and baby, City. Mrs. Mabel Ncedham, C'ty. Pearlic Mae Thermal!, City. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Lloyd Denny, and Vjubv Hiiytl. Mrs. A. W. Robinson. Air Base. Mrs. B. H. Williamson, Tj'lcr. Lester Grigsby. City. Kenneth R. Deal. City. Mrs. Victoria Flower." IU. 3. Mrs. Travis Powell. HI. 3. Mrs. H. A. Jones. City. tributed by loca ing presented. business men. Presbyterian Circles Have Meeting-Patties Women of the First Presbyterian Church met Monday afternoon for (he bi-monthly meeting. Circle One met at 2:30 p.m. at I ho home of Mrs. J. A. Leech wilh 10 members and one visitor, Mis. Herman Carlton, present. Mr.s. c. M. Gray presided over ine business session. Mr.s. Carlton led the program which was a study of the Gospel of John. Following the dismissal, a social hour was followed. Mrs. E. A. Rice was to nine members and one visitor of Circle Two at 2:30 meeting. Mr.s. Ro-s Stevens was Ihe Circle's guest. Mis. J. B. Beaslcy presented the program which was a study of Ihe Gospel of John. Mrs. Zal Harrison presided over the business meeting after which a social hour for the group was held. A 2:30 meeting also wa.s conducted by members of circle three when they met nt the home of Mrs. H. T. Kidd. Eleven members were present witli Mr.s. G. W. Dillahunty presenting the .study of John. Mrs. W. E. Young conducted the business meeting. A social hour followed the dismissal. Members of Circle EYmr met at the home of Mrs. G. w. Dillahunty. Jr.. for a Christmas party last night at 8 pin. The meeting wa.s opened with pruyer by Mis. J. E. Carter after whicli Mrs. S. E. Tune presented the chosen program, Ihe Gospel of John. Mrs. Elbert Huffman presided over the meeting after which the group cx- Meisln, which has a population of 30,000, Is Turkey's third ranking port. In undent limes it was known as Mersina. A 3-PIECE PAJAMA ENSEMBLE In Washable Crepe In appreciation of its year's work. Tile PTA cookbooks were distributed with Mrs. J. C. Droke. Mrs. n L. Dedrnan. Mrs. Buford Young and Mrs. George Shanks in charge of distributing the books lo others whc may be Interested in obtaining conies. In the room count the attendance prize was presented the seniors. Comini Events Civic Calendar Thursday Burdette PTA meets at 2:30 p.m. at the school. Mrs. G. G. Caudill hostess to Thursday Club. Thursday Rook meet? with Mrs. H. c. Blankenshlp. Mrs. Ralelght Sylvester will entertain Thursday Night Club. . Avalon Bunco Club meets with Mrs. Fred McGregor. Mrs. G. V. Daws compliments Blylhevillc Rook Club with luncheon-Christmas party, Mrs. Marvin Nunn hostess (o Octelle. Euzllan Sunday School Class ol First Baptist will be complimented at home of Mrs. Joe Ramcy at 7:30 p.m. Mid-Week Club will meet with Mrs. Cecil Shane. A potluck supper and Christmas party for Masons and their wives will be neld at 6:30 p.m. in the new building at. Walker Park. with Mr.s. Gcraldine Greene co- lioslcss. Mrs. D. c. McLean was i leader of the study of St. John. In ; the program following Mrs. Alice Womack read the Christmas story from the Bible after which Mrs. E. j B. Thomas discussed th^ origin of 1 Christmas. The group, accompanied I at the piano by Mis-s Jean Sarbcr, ! sang Christmas Carols. Mrs. Sprad- i ley presided over the business meet- | Half Moon WSCS Has Yule Season Program Members of the WSCS of the Half Moon Methodist Church met Tuesday night with Mrs. B. F. Gay for the program. "A Child Shall Lead Them." Program director for the evening was Mrs. R, L Haw- kills. "O. Come All Ye Faithful" was the opening song after which Mrs. W. R. Llghtfoot led in prayer. • AMUtlng with the program were Mrs. C. W. Garrigan, Mrs. O. N. Mitchell. Miss Mary Lightioot, and Mrs. H. C. Buck. Immediately following the .short business meeting prayers were led by Mrs. J. E. John.son and Mrs. W B. Yount. In the social hour following the dismissal Mrs. Cay served refreshments. Polio Victim is Moved To Conyalescent Center Baby Jewel Phillips, 20-moiUh- old daughter of Warren Phillips of Blytheville has been transferred to the chlldrens' Convalescent Center at 'Jacksonville (or rchabilitational threapy, after being stricken with j yp polio on October T. y Another Mississippi child, Gen- I K eva Anderson, 18, daughter of Mei- ' !/ enda Anderson, has been clischarg- '• * ed. The Negro girl can now ivalk ! v with the aid of crutches and a brace. Authorities at the Center said to- day that every effort was being made to get as many children ES possible home for the Christmas holidays but that a Christmas on Wheels was being planner! for the center, with a movable Christmas tree to tour the hails with sleigh ! full of toys, and a Santa Clans. Deep slashed Riviera hlmise ...with wide-flowing collar. Hrijfhl red sash ad*j (ouches of scarlet brilliance; The Kiilliiiil black trousers with huge swirling legs are dashingly effective! Packed in an atlraclivc gift box. 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