The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 23, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 23, 1949
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVrU.E (ARK.) COUIUER NEWS AlewA Jane Shelton, Society Kditor Phone 44G1 Miss Weedman Honored At Pre-Nuptial Events Continuing the pre-nuptlal events honoring Miss Anne Wcedmaii who vj]| become the bride of Edward Ellsworth Smith of Duuellcn. N.J., tomorrow at 10 a.m., was the luncheon shower yesterday from 1 to 3 at the Howard Grahnm home Jn Steele when Mrs. Graham was hostess to the group. The home was decorated throughout for the holiday season. A huge red c.-innle on which wore attached assorted lined Christmas baubles centered the dining table at which the eight guests were seated lor the two-course luncheon. Arranged at Intervals along the table were loops of mistletoe. Tiny mirror place cards tied In mistletoe marked each guests' place. Immediately following luncheon an "alarm clock" miscellaneous shnwer honored Miss Wcertman. Placed at intervals throughout the home were alarm clocks set at different limes and as each clock sounded the honorrc had to find the clock which led her to a miscellaneous gift. Miss Weedman, who wore for the occasion a two piece frock with a "ivy Jacket and plaid skirt, with blue accessories, pinned at her shoulder a gift corsage of mistletoe and Christmas balls. Miss Weeriman again feted when Mrs. Harry \V. Halnes and Mrs. E. R. Mason entertained three tables of guests at the Haincs home last night with a dessert bridge and miscellaneous shower. Holiday decorations were placed throughout the home with the Individual tables being centered with silver candelabra holding lighted red tapers. Wreaths of holly and nandina berries encircled the base of the candelabra. Tiny stiver angel candles u-crc placed at either end of the mantel with complementing holly and candles placed In the room. Preceding the game the hostesses served a dessert course. In the games. Miss Wilma Douglas won high, Miss Nnncy Partlow second high and Miss Barbara Cullison high in canasta. During the evening Miss Weedman was presented "Christmas gifts from under the silver and red Christmas tree. The honoree, who. wore lor the occasion a black and brown figured crepe frock with black accessories. was presented from her 'hostesses n place setting in her chosen silver pattern. NuPhiMuHas Annual Yule Party Nu Phi Mu sorority met last night at the Sycamore House for the annual Yuletide party. The members and one guest, Mr.s. J. E. Rlgney, houseguest of her •daughter, Mrs. Gilbert D. Hammock, Jr., were seated at long tables which were overlaid with pale yellow cloths. . Placed on the left corner of each place cards was a pink rose, the wrorlty flower. Centering the table was a silver wrappd tray shape form on which rested pink roses Interspersed with tiny blue, biidi in complement to the sorority's colors, silver and blue. Preceding supper gifts were exchanged by the rosebuddles, secret sisters o! the year, and the identity revealed. Following Miss Goforlh Wed Fo Wayne Ralph supper the remainder of the evening was spent informally. Mrs. HammocV, advisor and Mrs. James Rogers, assistant advisor, were presented, from the group. gardenias set in greenery with red ribbons, on which were suspended twinkling Christmas bells, flowing 'away from the arrangement. Mr anti Mrs. T. W. Goforth of Blythcville are today announcing the marriage of their daughter, Miss Mary Jane Goforth, to Wayne Ralph, sou of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Ralph also of Blythcville. The double ring ceremony was .said Dec. 16 at the home of the Rev. P. H. Jernlgnn at 6:00 pjn Attending ns maid of honor and oniy attendant was Miss PaLsy Chihvood who wore n navy blue crepe frock with complementing navy blue acce.ssoms. She pinned a corsage of white carnations al her .shoulder. The bride selected a pink taffeta dress which featured a bouffant skirt find - a sweetheart neckline. Her juicc&scjries \vei - c in pale blue. She wore for her brltl;il Ilcnvcrs white tarnations. Bill Fni-sc'i- served as best man. Miss Goforlh Is a member of the 1949 Blythovlllc High School graduating class,Mr. Ralph attended Blythevilte schools and is at pte.senl connected with the Duro-Chrome factory In Blythcville. Mr, and Mrs, Ralph are now at home at 1333 Holly. 120 Guests Atlcncl Yule Sherry Party Continuing the holiday whirl was one of the hirgost parlies of the season ycstci'day when Mrs. Monroe Grain, Jr., and Mrs. O.scar KendEcr were hoste^cs" at the Grain home, 1524 Holly, • io approximately 120 guests who called between the hours of 3 and 6 p.m. to extend holiday preelhiR.-s, Greeiing the sucsU as they entered the home was a glLslening Christmas tree set in a red potter and tied with a. profusion, of red film bows. Assisting the hostesses in receiving the gue.sts and presiding nt the refreshment table were Mrs. W. R. Lavv-she, Mrs. R, A. Porter, Mrs. S. E. Time, Mrs. Don Smith, Mrs. Marvin Smith and Mrs. Dick While. The home was bedecked for the holiday season with groups of holly iviid poinseUias arranged, in the rooms. Centering the while clotheti refreshment table was a low silver bowl from which brimmed floating poinsettias. Placed, nt cither Bide were glowing red candles .set in silver holders. Entwined among the party foods topping the table, were slender red satin ribbons in which was Interspersed, holly with tiny candy canes set at intervals in the ribbons. Mrs. Huey Entertains Blylheville Rook Club Mrs, J. o. Huey was hostess to members of (he Blytheville Rook Club yesterday nt her home. Potted plnnts and 'a bedecked Christinas tree were placed in the room in which the afternoon rook games were played. Mrs. Elva Poe won high. Mrs. Roy Head second high and Mrs, Russell Riales rooko. During the nttcrnoon, the hostess served coilce and a dessert Pemiscot Singers to Meet Christmas Day The Pcmiscol Count.y Singing Convention will hold its Christmas singing at Hayti Sunday. Singing will begin at 1 p.m. with a visit from Santa Clans for the children. • make it a white magnolia Christmas with HELENA RUBINSTEIN'S new ... sense-stirring colognel Shul your eyes ond dream...Iho magic of Helena Rubinslein's Whits Magnolia loVei you to romance drenched Southern gardens. Captures the allure... the witchery...Ihe dfeamy delight of the South in one sense-ili'rring whiffl Fabulous flower enchant- menl... caresses at it inflames... heady os o fove polionj Here's a cologna o) once chormmgly feminine—yd ardent...a cologna thai has a way wilh the ladies... ond i» Ihe way la a man's heoill Be the fi/il lo wear it... Io give III .1.00-1.7,5 plus lax Rothrock Drug Co. )esseii Bridge Honors Mrs. O'Dell Sanders Mrs. O'Dell Sanders, of Portland Ark., hoiiscBucst ol her mother' 1rs. M. o. Usreyl was compliment-' d Wednesday afternoon when Mj s •1ax Usrey and Mrs. Joe p. Pride ''•. entertained with a dessert 'ridge at the Usrey home on Ash The snowman theme was used In lie decoration placed throughout ho rooms with a snow scene top. ; the rilninif table. Tiny snow cenes, centered the Individual tubes at which the guests were seated In the games, Mrs. Dan Bell svoii ijeli. Mrs. Robert L. Porter second ilBh and Mrs. Don Smith brldgo. Uurlng the afternoon. Mrs. San- Icrs was presented a gift from her lostesses. O'Clock Luncheon Fetes Thursday Rook, Guests Members of the Thursday Rook Cluh and five guests met yesterday t the i.con Seherer home when Irs. Hlcllard Prltchard compli- lented the group with a 1 o'clock uncheon proceeding the afternoon ook games. Guests for the afternoon were Irs. Cleo Wren, Mrs. Demiie power, Mrs. Eugene Brown, Mrs. Ear- ene Blankcnship and Mrs. T W oforth. As each member and guest cn- ercd she was presented a gift cor- ee of holly centered with a tiny ihrislmas bell. The home was decorated throu- hotit for the holiday season. At while cloth overlaid the dln- ng table at which the members nd guests were seated for the two ourse luncheon. Centering the tale was a single poinsetta flanked >' gleaming red tapers. In the games Mrs. Grover Wren •on high, Mrs. Pritchard second Ligh nnd Mrs. Dennic Fowler ooko. Following the games, the rcmnin- !er of the afternoon was spent In inging Christmas carols accom- lanicd al the piano by Mrs. Blank- •nship. Vlrs. Usrey Entertains At Country Club Mrs. Max Usrey entertained at he Country Club Wednesday after- loon with a holiday budge luncheon for five tables of guests. Ccn- erlng the individual tallies al ivhich the guests w.-rc' seated (or he two course luncheon were poinsettias set in low potters. Each Ruesl was presented tally corsages marie to resemble mtnafcure loinsettias. In the panics following lunch, Mrs. Lloyd Stiekmon won first. Mrs. 3. A. Lynch second and Mrs. Cecil Shane brldgo. Polnscttins set In gleaminp, brass planters were presented as prizes. Mrs. O'DDll Sanders of Portland. •Uk.. houscKi'est of her mother. Mrs. Max Usrey, was it Umcheon Sliest. Looper .-Home Setting For Yule Drop-In Continuing the spirit of Christ- nas cheer and fellowship was the nformal drop-in last night at the W. II. ixxipcr home when Mr. and Mrs. Looper were host and host^ to six couples. The evening was s]x*nt in the entertaining room of the home which was decorated with boughs of holly and nadina berries. Christmas games were played by the group the evening. Vrml cake, coffee, candles and assorted foods acre served. Guests attending were Mr. Mrs. Louis Zellor, Mr. and Howard Bcsharse, Mr. and FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1949 AFTERNOONS #410 _ > * i \. _ ,_i7Lir> By Sue Burnett There's a wealth of interesting detail on this charming afternoon dress that comes in a wide range of sizes. The off-center closing is finished with large novelty buttons, short or three miarter sleeves are provided. Pattern No. 8110 comes in sizes 14 16. 18, 20; -10, 42 and 44. Size lli short sleeve, 4'i yards of 30-inch. For this pattern, send 25 cents in COINS, your name, address size desired, and the PA'ITERN NUMBER, to Sue Burnett, Courier News, 530 South Wells Street. Chicago 7 111.! The Fall and Winter FASHION is a dependable guide for your winter wardrobe. Special designs, fabric news, free pattern, printed inside the book. Send 25 cents today. Club Eight Has Yule Party In LangsLon Home and Mrs. Mrs. The C. C. Uingston home at Number Nine was Hie setting Wednesday night lor the annual holida party nf Club Eight. Mrs. It. B Stout of Llulc Hock, a former mem ber of the club, auU Mrs. S. C Owens were guests. A giant Christmas Uce aglow with assorted lights and togcthc with poinsetlias and clusters of sil ver flowers were pluccd throughout i Mre. J. S. Johnston. Bits of News WILSON NEWS By Sirs. H. K Boyles Howard Bailey, freshman at Arkansas Slate College, Jonesboro, s spending the holidays here wltli lis parents, Mr. and Mrs, T. J. Bnlley. Mrs. Olive McCloud oj Maryvillc. renn., Arrived Thursday to spend lie holidays as guest, of Mr. and vlrs. Paul Human and daughter, Susie. Mrs. McCloud, who plans to 'emain until Tuesday, was joined n Memphis for (he trip to Blytheville by Mr. and Mrs. Human. Mrs. Joseph Hodgson, her datigh- cr. Mrs. Auguste nufhtlo. and the atter's daughter. Miss Jacqueline I3ufhllo, all of New Orleans, La., irrivcd Wednesday to spend the :iolfday season with members of the Cornelius Modinger family. They were met In Memphis by Mr. and Mrs. Connie Modinger, Jr., and son, Neal, who were there to visit Mr] Modlngcr. Sr., a patient at Campbell's Clinic. Marion Randolph Smith, who Is a student at (he University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. is the holiday guest of his grandmother, Mrs, M. G. Goodwin and sister, Kay Smith. Mrs. R. Ij. Logglns and son, Johnny, will have as their holiday guests Mrs. Loggins' sister, Mrs. W. C. Landers and Mr. Landers of Danville, Ark. Nathan Wade, who Is a student at Ole Miss, is the holiday guest of liis parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. L Wade. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wilson and daughter. Myra Jane, of Nashville are spending the holidays here with Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Wallace and '• and Mis. Jack Wilson. Recruit Myron C. Priest of Fort Rlicy, Kansas. Is the holiday guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Priest, and brother Johnny. H. C. Scatterday lelt Thursday lor Memphis to make his home after having been employed as watchmaker at the Dreifus Jewelry Company for two and one-half years. Taylor Smith and son, F.ugcne, o{ Altus, Okla.. are spending a Tew days here. They cams especially for the funeral of Mr. Smith's lather. J T. Smith, which was conducted yesterday afternoon. Among the out-of-town visitors fit the funeral of Jess B. Davis yesterday were Mr. and Mrs. Harrell Davis and family of Marietta. Ga., Mr. anil Mrs. N. C. Denly of Memphis. Mrs. Bill Holland of Helena Mrs. Aie.x Stirewall, Sr., Alex Stire- wnlt. Jr.. Mrs. Taylor Stlrcwalt, Mrs Maitde Corbrtl and Fred Boonc of Gilmore, Ark,, Bob Davis. Wash Hill, ol Calhmin City. Miss., and Spencer Davis of Mr. nnd Mrs. Ray gone to Tuscalousa, Ala., due to the death of Mr. Johnston's mother. l.oral* Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Wiley and children Mary I^ou and Billy Wayne left Friday for l.ufkln, Texas, where they were called because of the Illness of his father C. L. Wiley. Mr. Wiley, formerly lived In Wilson before moving to Teaxs. Mif.s Annie Raye Rowland will spend Christmas with her mother, Mrs. S. Rowland, and brother. Doyle Rowland, and family In Du- nia.s. Ark. Mr. and Mrs. jimmy Hartrlch will have as their guests, Christmas Day, his father. Jim Hartrich, and aunt, Mrs. Bertha Hartrich ol Earle. and her mother. Mrs. Lillie Roberts and family of Memphis. Mr. tmd Mrs. John Jacobs and family will have as their guests, this weekend his parents Mr. and Mis. 15. W. Jacobs and niece Ann Jacobs of Marked Tree. Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Davltts and Mr. and Mrs. Edgar A. Dailey of Moorehead. Miss., will arrive Saturday to spend the Christmas holidays with tlieri mother, Mrs. GCOVRC Wilson, and sister, Miss Lillian Wilson. Mrs, Sam Lchr and sons, Gene and Sam Jr., ol Hughes are the guests of her daughter, Mrs. J, L. Cummings, and Mrs. Bettye Nell Lehr. Mrs. Arnold McDanicl, Mrs. Bill Nixon, Mrs. Maurice Lynch, Mrs. Parker Bowen and Miss Sue Wea- thcrford v/cre Memphis shoppers Monday. Mrs. Eva Kerlin will spend the . ., of Cjrenerta, Miss. s. Ray Johnston have in complement tcj the Mr. and Mrs. John Dcen and son. formerly of Hlytheville and now ol Lake Providence, La.. arrived Thursday afternoon to be the of A. S. Decn. Mr. ami Mrs. O. E. Knml.son and (laughter Miss Muriel Knudscn left spend the I lie home season. A satin-covered brocade cloth overlaid the dining table from Which party foods were served during the evening. Topping the table was (he punch bowl which was completely encircled with holly caught j lor Harmony, Minn., to in loops. Burning at either end of ', holidays, the table were reel candles set in | Major silver holders. i >:on will The light from the electric candles placed on the bullet lighted tile scene. In the bridge game. Mrs. G. O. Poeti won high, Mrs. Jesse M. White second high. During the evening the group exchanged gifts. At The Hospitals Illytlicvilic Hospital Dismissed: Joseph Hill, City. Mattic Dennison, City. Mrs R. C. Carey, City. and Mrs. John S. Hud- arrive tonight from Warner-Robbins, Ga., to be the holiday quests of Mrs. Hudson's family, Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Woodson and Miss Betty Woodson. Mis. Loy B. Eich and daughter. Mis 5 Gall Eich, and son. Loy Allen Kicii, of Kansas City, Mo., were Hie overnight guests last night of Mr. and Mrs. Rosco Crafton and family. They were enroute to Memphis to ne the holiday gnesis of their daughter and sister, Mrs. Grne Fellows and Mr. Fellows. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harvelle of Warren. Ark., announce the birth of a daughter this morning at Walls Hospital. The baby, who is their first child, has been named Judith Ann. Mrs. Harvelle is the former Miss Charlotte Sims, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. H. C. Sims of Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs. O. N. Hawkins will have as their holiday guests. Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Schaffer and son. Charles. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Baird Hawkins and Tommy Hawkins of Memphis. While here tlhey will also be the guests ol Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Johnson. Mrs. R. B. Stout and daughter. Coming Events , Civic Calendar Saturday Miss Anne Wccdnmn will become the bride of Edward Smith In a ceremony to be performed at 10:00 a.m. at the First Methodist Church. Sunday Miss Wanda Berry will wed Roland Bishop at the First Baptist Chinch at 3 p.m. Marriage Licenses The following couples obtained marriage licenses at the office ni Miss Elizabeth Klythe, county clerk yesterday: ' lls Willie Cleveland Klrnbrel oi Blr . niingham, Ala., and Miss Ada Laur-i Foivler of lilytlieville. Mack Lewis of Blytheville and Miss Alice Swnfford of Leachvillc. Edward Ellsworth Smith of r> u . nellvn, N. J., and MLss Anne Weedman of Blytheville. James D. Forsythe and Miss Anna Juaniia Smith, both of Maiden Mo L. Earl Fulcli, Jr., and. Mrs. Madeline Allen, both of Qsceola Wives of Rotarians Guests of Luxora Cluh Luxora's Rotary club staged its annual Christmas party when It met last night In the High School Cafeteria. Featured on the program were a piano solo by Mrs. Donald SVcrlz group singing led by Mrs. R. t, Houck and vocal solos by Wade McHenry. R^tarian Hays Sullivan acted as master of ceremonies 2.5 wives and friends ol Rolarians received gills. Special gifts were presented Mvs. tloiiek, club pianist, and Mrs. Lillie I Watson, cafeteria manager, and her two assistants, Mrs. Mary Brown and Mrs. Ester McRae. Guests included Ed Teaforrt anti C. B. Wood, Sr., of Osccola •«'. D McClurkin .ol Nashville, i'enn.- Clarence Crawford and T. L.. Stanford, of Luxora. The permanent Seorelariat Building or the United Nations, nonbeing erected on New York's east side, will be 39 stones high and have about 20 acres of Iloor space. holidays with her daughter Mrs. Earl Cross and lamily in West Memphis. ^ Mrs. Marie Wilson Howells of New York City and Mr. and Mrs. Getie Buchannan o [ Kerrville, Tenn., ave the holiday guests ot Mrs. Dora Merrell and Mrs. Eve Elkins. Mlbs Mary Faith puckcU daughter of Mrs. Flora Puckett. who attends El Centra ,nmiov College in Mary Ann, o[ Little Rock were the E l Centre, Calif..'fc spending the overmxht guests last night of Mr;. Christmas holidays with her mo- Dan Stout. Mrs. Stout returned to thcr. Little Rock with them for the Christmas holidays. Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Webb of Bowling Green, Ky.. will arrive Saturday to be the holiday guests of Mrs. Webb's sister Mrs. Charles LniiB-ston. Mr. Lans-slon ami family. Mrs. H. P. Sharp and children.. left today for Del Rio. Texas to spend the holidays with relatives and family friends. | Mr. anti Mrs. Kendall Berry and I sons. Allen and Jerry, left this | mornilur for Prelltiss. Miss., where ! they will be the holiday weekend ! sucsts of Mrs. Berry's mother, Mrs. P. W- Berry and family. On their I return Tuesday they will be acconi- I nanied home by their niece. Miss j Betty Dale Prcntiss. who will be their guest lor several days. Pic. Andy L. Moore, son nf Mr and Mrs. E E. Moore of Lnxora. has bcnn assigned to Headquarters Company of the Third Infantry Division at Fort Bcnnlng. Ga. He enlisted afi Hattiesburg, Miss., recently. Mr. ant! Mrs. A. A. Banks and son Chuck will be the sliest of her parents Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Pittm'an this week end. Jack Henry, the Rev. nnd Mrs, Linza Harrison. Mr. and Mrs Winston Peek and Mr. and Mrs. B T- Griffin. RECTAL DISEASES A SPECIALTY DRS. NIES & NIES (All Types Kxcepl Cancer) Alain Itlvthrville Ark t'hnnt ANNUAL HALF-PRICE SALE! Dorothy Gray Cleansing Creams \\i// \ RegularM size no\v ? 2 DRY-SKIN CLEANSED (Cream 6SJ) SALON COLD CREAM (/or nofmnl or ) nung jim) CLEANSING CREAM (Uijiiff)ing) (for oil)' tkin) *3,50 stw, for »2 Mt friax fl** H* Umit&l Time Only ThU opportunity comes only once , year. So stock up and sa T el The EDYTHE SHOP Ldlfl Christmas Day & Monday .Box Office Opens ai 1 :15 SHOW STARTS AT 2:00 P.M. XMAS DAY DANGEKIM-DEFYINGjt: DARING! For a Happy Xmas— Pangburn's Delicious Chocolates ROTH ROCK'S EDMUND GWENN • DONALD CRISP GERftlDlNE BROOKS **• USSIE | RICHARD THORPf . iil, ROBIR1 SISX R flClURi Paramount News & Selected Shorts Continuous Showing Everyday You'll be PROUD to OWN this CORNER CHINA CASE With all the charm of Early New England A CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR YOUR HOME The simple dignity of this un- ujually nat Corner Chin* Cise with it) clean cue lines will Appeal lo home owncn of <Iis- trimi ruling t.^te. Appealing, too, i* the attractive pric< which brings quality within the reach oi the modest new home or remodeling budgel — an outstanding More-for-ihe-Moncy Value. BUILDERS SUPPLY CO., Inc. W. H. "Bill" Pease J. Wilson Henry Highway 61 South riione 2431 RENT A CAR Drive Anywhfn Yon Please Simpson Oil Co. Phone 937 Just Received Revlon Manicure Kits $2,88 to $6.25 (Tiix Inc.) at ROTH ROCK'S Continuous Shows Box Office Opens 1 :45 Show Starts 2:00 0:OU a.m. |-;:15 p.m. 4:311 p.m. LISTEN TO K1.CN Last Time Today Border Incident nHli Cieor»e Murphy ^raniuunl \etvs A Selected Sliorts Continuous Showing Ever\da\^lf Saturday =^W*M?S* a*^.;^: ROMANCED ADVENTURE! THRILLS! Slomng JQN HALL S:r«eirp!ar b/ rirtir* Worth • P/txJucerf h^ Mjofice H. Ccr.n - AJI tijte Lion fifms R:);an Serial "\VihI Bill flfckok" and Short ConL Showing S:il. 12:30-11:30 Show Shirts 7:00 ttox Office Opens 6:45 Bargain N'iglil Every Night Except Saturday No passes Imnnrrri on Suiukij The KOXY Last Time Today A Woman's Vengeance ivitb Charles noycr and Ann Itljth Selected Short Subject Salnrthiy Serin I "James Brothers" ;\ud Short No. 7 Conl. SlitminK Sat. 12:30-11:30 Christmas Day &• Monday Box OITirc ('liens 1:15 Show Slarts ;il ?:00 p.m. Daj DOUHl.K FEATUKK WHIN ItMlH.crti**..,, Fox News Con (i minus Showing Sunday MKRRY CHRISTMAS TO AU,| \

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