The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 24, 1949 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, December 24, 1949
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TAGE FOUR BT<TTTrEVTr.T,K COUKTER NEWS SATURDAY, DECEMBER Jane Shelton, Society Editor Phone 4461 Anne Weedman Is Married In Morning Ceremony To Edward Ellsworth Smith With the rays of the early morning sunlight intenning- "linif with tlie glow of white tapers to light tlie scone Miss Antic Weeclmnn, daughter of Jlr. ami Mrs. Harry ICdwin Weedman, became the bride of I'M ward rOllsworlh Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Hllsworth Smitli of Dunellin, N. J., this morning at 10:00 at the Kirst Methodist Church. The Rev. Roy I. Bagley performed* the single ring ceremony before group of relatives and friends. A while wrought iron <\i'Ct> limit; with a massive \hurkleberry screen studded with poinsetlias formed the back drop. Tlie platform where the wedding parly stood for the exchange of vows \vas entirely covered in white cloth and (entered with the prie dieu M'hirh was lied in a ll'.-ge puff of Chrislmas green satin ribbon. Flanking either side — of the prie dieu were white "-:- -wrought iron tiered holiters from which brimmed vivid hued poin- . -seitias arranged in graduated level?. , White cathedral tapers burning in massive branched candelabra terspensed will; the sun rays highlighted the vivid scene. Presenting the program of prc- nuptinl mvsic was L. T. Moore, Jr.. organist and Miss Betty Paschal of Ripley. Tcnn., vocalist. Mr. Moore's selections included "Bridal Chori from Lohengrin" Wagner for the processional. "Liebestraume" Lizst. "f Love Thee' Greig. "Saint d Armour" Elgar and "I Heard the Bells on Christ inns Day" aitd filendle.sshon's "Wedding March recessional, Miss Paschal's selections Included. "Throi-gli The Years" Tollman* "All For You" Bertram! and us a benediction "The Lord's Prayer" Malott. Miss Paschal wore a black satin'dress with a circlet of red camellias in her hair. Tapers were lighted by Harrv Nichols Weedman, brother of the bride. Billie Louise Weedman served her sister as flower girl. She was dressed in a ballerina length white taffeta frock made along simple line.';. The dress featured a square neck with'tiny puff sleeves. The bouffant, skirt was edged In a self ruffle. She carried a minatiire flower basket tied in the wedding colors, red and green. The poinsetlia red and foliage green nialine fliiffs set In rosettes of complementing satin edged the basket. She wore a hair arrangement of red carnations !':-• Brirlc Wears Ifcgsliril Satin - . The bride, who was given in inar- ;•—mge by her father. Mr. Weedman, r selected a wedding gown of egg... shell satin with 'a bouffant skirt -' ballerina length. The yoke and - stand-up, collar was made of rose^ point lace with the slit neck being ,; closed to the waist with self y buttons. The slender belt was of self „ material. Her hat and shoes we'e :„ also made of eggshell satin. Her 0 cloche hat was fitted snugly to the - head with self cording along scallop >i lines. Tiny crystalized pearls edged 1 the scallops. For the something ^ "old" the bride used rosepoint laee ?. mitts made of the same rosepoint •-; lace pattern of her wedding gown She carried with Belmont swirls of satin Bible topped gardenias set in rosettes. Tiny rib'-. bon streamers in which were'lnter- J spersed feathered carnations flowed - into kneelength streamers. « Attending the bride as matron ol „ honor and only attendant, was Mrs , Howard Graham of Steele. Mrs " Graham wore a gown of Christinas ;; green satin made along identical ... lines as that of the bride. She '• carried a crescent shaped arrange- nent of poinscttias tied in poinset- '" red saiin loops. She wore a tia . Juliette cap made of self satin and net with a minature poinsettia hair-rio tucked in one side, in complement. Gordon Curtis Russell of Baton Rouge. La., served Mr. Smith as best man. Ushers were J. L. Johnson and Edwin Wecrtman. Mrs. Weedman. mother of the bride, wore, a frock of powder blue gabardine on which she pinned a shoulder arrangement of red camel- has. She wore grey and black accessories in complement. Reception Is Held Immediately following the cere- ly arranged snapdragons. Presiding at the bride's (able from which the champagne punch and wedding rake were served were Mrs. Whitney Morgan, Miss Nancy Partlow and Miss Virginia Swenrengen. They each wore hair arrangements of white gardenias. The bride's table was overlaid wllh a lace cloth and centered with the tiered wedding cake which was topped wilh tiny white flowers. Loops of rare greenery garlanded the base of the rake. While tapers burning in crystal holders flanked the cake. Mr. and Mrs. Smith left immediately following the rcccnfion for a southern wedding trip after which they will be nt home in Raton Rouge where tlie groom is connected with the Morning Advocate and the bride is ii senior at Louisiana State University. For traveling Mrs. Smith wore a tailored aqua suit '.vith black accessories, with a white crepe blouse which featured an elaborate bead design at Ihe throat. Her black velvet cloche and shnes were in complement. She pinned her bridal flowers at tier shoulder. Is llniiori'd Miss Weedniiui was again honored when Mrs. E. B. Woodson and Miss Betty Woodson were hostesses at their home Friday morning for n morning- coffee. Approximately 20 guests called between the hours of 10:00 and 11:30 a.m. Throughout the Wonilson home were scenes In compliment to the Yule season. A low crystal bnwl brimming witli assorted Chrislmrvs baubles centered the dining table from which coffee and assorted party foods were served ' Miss Wcedman. who wore for the occasion, a two piece ITS! and green wool jersey nut tit. with green accessories, pinned at her shoulder gardenias, a gift of the hostesses. Miss Weerlmati was also presented figurines from her hostesses. Members of tlie wedding party ano family were honored last, night at the rehearsal supper which was given at the Weedman home at 6:30 p.m. The Woedman home was decorated throughout for the noli.-lay season. Centering (he dining table from which the buffet styled supper was served was n centerpiece made of hristmas baubles and greenery. Four burning red' tapers in crystal 'io!dcrs were placed at either end of the.lace draped table. ~' •• Tlie guests were seated at individual tables. Immediately rehearsal was Methodist Church. following held at supper a the First Beta Sigma Phi Chapter Has Christmas Parly Mrs. Jimmie Kdwards and Mrs. Rouse Harp were hostesses Wednesday afternoon to members of the Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi /or the annual Christmas party nt the Edwards home. Wreaths of greenery lied In red boivs were placed throughout the home. A gaily bedecked Christmas tree was placed in the living room. During the afternoon a record contest was conducted with the. prize being presented Mrs. H F Tittle. Mrs. J. N. Smothermon presided over the refreshment table which was overlaid with a white clolh and centered with a single red candle encircled in greenery. A Santa Clans iimde of an apple and liny marshmallows was placed on tlie table. During the afternoon, punch and party footls were served. 20th Century, Guests mony a reception was held at the Weedman home for the wedding I Have Yuleliclp Dailrc party, members of wedding parties'! ' LIIRtiaC JJailLC fa ™' llcs »j«< »'«'"';>'« fri( ™ ls - Two hundred members and guest.. Arranged throughout the en-jot the .20th Century Club mcl «V« fri? r °H m l > -" 1C '"'""' wnrc '"»»••-"«>• night at the club for the "Sfis from which brimmed copious-' annual Yuletide dance. Hosts and CHURCH of CHRIST Main at lil Hiwity H. F. SHARP Evangelist 10:50 Sunday Morning: "Nursing for Wages" 7:30 Sunday Night: "Unity" WHERE CHRIST and CHRISTIANS MEET KLCN Radio Program Daily 12:15-12:30 Sunday 2:30-3:00 CHURCH of CHRIST iti:ci:\T iiitint:—Mrs. Chester I'enson ivas before her marrirtge Dec. 4 Miss Sadie Lee Qaitlicr, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M a.iilh- cr of CaruLliersville. She and Mr. HCNSOII, who is Ihe .wn of Mr. and Mr.s. Marion Hcusori of Carnthcrs- villc, were mnrriod in PigEott, Ark. Tile couple will make their- home in Cartillicrsvillc at 601 Bccfcwith Avenue. Bits of News Miss Barbara Stewart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Stewart of 32G East Kentucky Street, has been elected as treasurer of the Camera Club at Southwest Baptist College. Bolivar, Mo., where she is enrolled as n froshrnau. Dr. and Mrs. Ifowell Brewer and daughter, Miss Patricia Brewer of St. Louis arrived last night to be the holiday guests of their daughter and sister, Mrs, Colemii'n Stevens. Mr. Stevens and family. Mrs. A. B. Fairneld of Little Rock Is spending the holidays RS guest of her son. Albert Fairneld, and mother, Mrs. W. I. Denton. Mrs. Fail-field is principal of a Little Rock school. Mr. and Mrs. George Clark left today for Paragould to be the holiday guests of Airs. Clark's parents, r. and Mrs. O. B. Scott. Miss Palsy Sue Wilson arrived home last night from State Teachers College. Cape Girardeau. to be the holiday weekend guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. Pat Chitmon and sons, Wendell and Greg, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Bob While left this morning for Grayville. 111., to spend Christmas with relatives. Mrs, Belle Wood Is spending the holidays in Cai iithersville. Mo., with relatives. ^ Mrs. Harvey Kidd. Sr.. of Mem- pins, arrived in Blythcville Frday to be the holiday guest of tier son the Rev. Harvey T. Kidri, and family. The Rcv t . Mr. Kidd and family molorc(t_(o Memphis Thursday to accompany: Mrs. Kidd to Blythc- ville. Mrs. M. Fi£/,sinnnons Is spending l'..c holiday weekend in Memphis with Mends and relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Denton Neal and children, Donna, Mac and LaNell of Washington. D. C., arrived Friday to be the holiday guests of Mrs. Meal's parents, Mr. and Mis. Frank T. Byrd and family. Mr. and Mrs. Dcwey Crane of Memphis have moved to woo W Vine in Blythcville to make their Blythcvillc Boy at VM! Aids Glee Club In Building Fund for European Tour LUXORA NEWS By Airs G C. J)river Hook Chili .Meets The Luxora Hook Ci-.ib mot Tuesday night at the home of Mrs. A. Ii. Hill, wilh 30 members ami tvs'<> visitors present, for their annual Christmas party, with exchanging of gifts. After a short buslne.«.s meeting, Mis. John Ford pre.srnird the program consisting of playing of a selected album of carols. Decorative scheme for the parly followed the candlelight theme. Mrs. I. M. Caslllo was hostess Monday at. her country hnme at a dessert bridge for her two table bridge club. Gunie pri/es were won by Mrs. Tyo Adams and Mr.s. Amen Chitwood, after which members exchanged gifls. Pre-holiday parties :ast week included that of the Fidelis Class of the First Baptist Church with a buffet supper. Mrs. John Tlr.veatl was program chairmnn, pre.senlin" Christmas Carols and a special selection by Miss Tomie Jo Olive. Another highlighted event Iranspired Monday night when liicully members of the Luxora schr.ol.s held their annual party at ill Home ICco- noniics cottage, with Missc* Grr'.ch- on names and Emmalee Kennn- mer. and Mrs. Raymond Pnte a.s hostesses, and .superintendent of schools T. D. Wiltons enacting the role of St. Nick. Of the nine records composing a V.M.I, album, »'hleh will possibly finance a concert tour in Europe for the Glee Club at Virginia Military Academy, one features C. G. Redman, Jr,, Imss-barilone, as soloist. Cadet Redman, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Redman of BlythevlUe 904 Hearn, is one of the 87 voices composing (In- traveling club of the school's chorus, under the direction of Lt. Col. Herbert Nash Dillard. "It Ain't Necessarily So" (rom George Gershwin's Porgy and as presented by the V.M.I, Glee Club, will be on sale wherever Victor records are sold, and will feature Cadet Hedniiin. The proceeds from the album sales will accumulate until a con cert tour of Europe can be financed for the club. The records were made at the Victor studios in New York City a few weeks ago. wh'en the club had finished an appearance at West Point. The club snug uninterruptedly for five and a half hours to make the recordings. The inur of the Glee Club this year will probably include Boston. Philadelphia and Houston. They re ccntly sans at the National Cathedral in Washington. D. c.. where they presented Sunday afternoon vesper sen-ices. Cadet Hodman has been with the glee club for the past two years While at Hlylhcvillc High School he wns in the bass section of the Glee Club and tlie baritone in the high school (pianette. Coming Events Civic Calendar Sunday Miss Wanda Berry will wed Roland Bishop at the First Baptist Church at 3 p.m. hostesses for the occasion were Mr. and Mrs. Barnes Crook, Dr. and Mrs. James C. Guard. Mr. and Mrs. House Harp. Mr. and Mrs. Worth Holder and Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Edwards. Complementing the Christmas colors, red and green, were the profusion of balloons which were suspended from the ceiling of the ball room. Topping the refreshment lablc, from which assorted foods were served during the evening, was a miniature while Christmas tree on which were placed buiible lighls. Masses of greenery topped the m.nllel on which glowed red candles. During the evening, assorted candies were served. Promised Land WSCS Has Christmas Party Sixteen members and three visitors, Mrs. T. c. Scott. Mrs. Louis Ball and Mrs. Nolati Young, of the Promised Land WSCS met at the home of Mrs. Henry Young Thursday night for a Christmas party. The Yule program was under the direction of Mr.s. J, W. Veasley who was assisted by Mrs. Bess Fowler and Mrs. Leroy Henry. In the social'hour, "secret sisters" were revealed and gifts exchanged. During the evening, Mrs. Young served refreshments. home.. They arc former Blythevillc residents. Miss Betty Dodds left Friday for Newbern, Tcnn., to be the holiday guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John S. Dodds. Sr. .and family. Judge and Mrs. Roland Green will have as their Christmas Day guests | Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Pigg and'daugh- I lei, Miss Evelyn Jean I'igg of os- I ccota. Mr. and Mrs. Carl B. Maxwell j of Memphis and Mr. and-Mrs. Abner Maxwell of Vadllia, La. Miss Lottie Neal of Omaha. Neb., has returned io her home after hav- I ing spent several days here as guest of her sister. Mrs." W. W. Austin •• and Mr. Austin. : Condition of Janoel Smith, who has been quite ill at her home on : Walnut with a virus infection for several days i.s Improved. • Mr. ami Mrs. S. T. Greenway of Jonesboro will arrive tonight to be the holiday guests of Mr. and Mr.s. Chester L. Scrape and family. Mr. and Mrs. James . M. Smith and children, Billy Neal and Josephine, of Lilbourn. Mo., will arrive today to be the holiday guests of! Mr. and Mrs. W. Leonard Smith.! Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Weir of Cov- I ington. Tcnn.. will join the gru Christmas Day. Mr. and Mrs. Allldron Smith have' gone to Tu.scnloosa, Ala., to bo the holiday guests of relatives. < | Mrs. Gladys Finklea and daligh- ' ! ler. Jan. and Bob Woods of Memphis will be the Christmas nay I guests of Mrs. John Smothermon. I Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Vrska i>f i New York, N.Y., arricd this morn- : ing to spend the holidays with their i son. Rudy Vrsvkn anil family. Mr. and Mr.s. Bob Crafford Jr.. ol Birmingham. Ala., arrived today to spend Christmas with her parent-. Mr. and Mr.s. R. A. Wixson and family at their home in Burdettr. j Emily Wixson. The holiday will be Mrs. Crafford i.s the former Mi.v; ! double one for the Wixson family, I as Mr. and Mrs. Wixson will cele- j braie their 25th wedding ry tomorrow. DECORATED Continued from Page 1 entries. According to Mr.s. J. E. Crafton. chairman of the Garden Club, the judges pointed out that several home.s in the city would have plac ed if they had been entered in tlie contest. 13 Honorable Mentions Mr.-!. L. T. Bukur. 1120 W. Chicka sawba. Street; Mr.s. C. A. Cunningham. 905 Hearn Street and Mrs. I. R. Jr.hnson at 106 North -,1th Street, were rated as th outstand ing entries. The 13 receiving honorable mention were: Mrs. Keith Allen. Clear Lake Road; Scott Alley. 80S North Franklin; Mrs. J. E. Beasley, 1217 Cliicka.=ii-,vlia: Mrs. p.. c. Blankenship, 300 East Kentucky; Mr.s. Rupert Crafton, 1204 West Chickasawba; Bob Ctillison. 100 West Walnut; Mrs. James Hill, Jr., 424 North Ninth; Mrs. T. W. Jeffcrics. 1332 W. Chickusavvbn: Mrs. Tom Miller, 1703 West Hearn; Mrs. Ralph Nichols. 1209 Hcarn: Mrs. C. I'. Rambo. 1017 West Holly Street; Mrs. T. I. Se:iy. 1503 West Chickasawba; and Mr.s. DL-k While, 1525 Holly. Jluhies stated that homes receiving honorable mention were not rated asninst each other, and they were listed alphabetically in giving con'eM rc.sults. The entries were judged on orig- iniilitj. development of the Christmas thoinr and the appearance from the street. The second pri/.e of 510 was awarded to Mrs. Berry whose entry pictured Old St. Nick ready to cics- cemi the chimney. He Is spot-lighted from a star on the porch which chines from n garland of holly and bri'-'ht lights. From the pit-lure window the family tree on the interior can be ;ecn. Has Winklri" Santa Cluus Mrs. Pryor's entry shows a mis- rhievioHs looking Santa, winking as he places huge packages under the tree. The Old Gent is beside a huge lighted tree Mrs Cunningham also had a rc- —Courier News Pholo i L.I ts the window scene nt 318 West Chickasawba, that won 515 h (. i < children of Mr. anl Mrs. E. J. Cure. The three children peeling tluough UK wnium ib Hit pi o_i ipher took the picture. (Sec Story on Page 1). WvM'l INC KOI! S.-lXT.V prize for Kdwin Harding and n,-st were production of Santa on one of tlir: doors to her home. At the oilier dour :.s a huge cundv *uek tied v.'iln ;t hiiste ribbon. On cither side ol S.u-.ta is a small tree .each silting in a larg green urn, with holly and sreenery about the Dace. Christmas greetings form a clothi-.sUni' beiumi the scene, and are atached f> tin- 10 or 12 lines with satin ribi.on... Mrs. Johnson's tlienir i ;• !i-ht IH! tree with lot.s of packai;c^ and tin- Star overhead. On the biu'l: pnn h is Santa abcnn to make his i-miamt-- Mrs. Baker's front d-.tor i- n inrn package with the wide red riiib -n formim; a criss-cross a:ul h-i:;. :,«w. centered with Christina:; 1x1:.= . Christmas program Sunday nlijlit at 7:30 p.m. Christmas Program to Be Presented at Church T::<- Full Gospel Tabernacle. Lilly! The scientific name for Jim; (iud Vine Streets, will present ils cat is Fells cliau.-s. 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ShnwiiiR S:it. 12:30-11:30 A CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR YOUR HOME The simple dignity of this un!>' fine Corner Chiru Case with its clean nit lines \\l\\ appeal to name owncts oE dis- crim ituiing caue, Appt-.illnp, loo, is the atirjctivc pritc which brings qua lily within ihc rcacli of i he motlcst new hanic or rc- mtxlclinp budget — an ouiM.tnit- ing Morc-for-[]ic-Monc>- Value. BUILDERS SUPPLY CO., Inc. \Y. II. "Hill'' Pease .1. Wilson Henry Highway 61 South Phone 2131 Christmas Day •& Monday Hox Office Opens at 1 MS SHOW STARTS AT 2:00 P.M. XMAS DAY «E800S! DEATH-DEFDNGl DARING! .- jrssfl8it^^aj*^rr^ EDMUND GWENN- DONALD CRISP GERALDINE BROOKS -» USSiE U Paramount News & Selected Shorts Continuous Showing Everyday -DOUBLE FEATURE-

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