The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 17, 1950 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 17, 1950
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PAGE FOUK BLYTHEYrU.E (AR1U COUKfER HTW» THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 1950 Jan« Shelton, Society Editor Phon« 44G1 Events Are Continued For Rosemary Johnston : One o( the largest events given In the scries of pre-nupUal events fei- Ing Miss Rosemary Johnston, bride- elect "of James M. Williams, Jr., was the tea shower yesterday nfternoon «l the Rustic Inn. Hostesses to the 100 guests who called were Mrs. Max Parks, Mrs. Ray Hall, Mrs. ft. A. Berryman, Mrs. George Smith and Mrs. L. E. Baker. As each guest arrived, her gift for the honoree was placed In a large white wrought iron cart. These were later "wheeled" to Miss Johnston to be added to the gifts for her future home. Greeting the guests as they called were Mrs. Berryman, Mrs. Smith, Miss Johnston, Mrs. W. S. Johnston, mother of the honoree. and Mrs J. M. Williams, mother of Mr. Williams. The spacious entertaining room was-bedecked in pastel shaded flowers. Purple dahlias lopped the table on which the bride's book was arranged. A miniature bridal doll dressed In gleaming while satin enhanced the table scene. Throughout the afternoon punch and party foods were served. The tea table was topped with a crystal bowl from which brimmed giant white asters, interspersed with tuberoses dyed to a shade of pale green. Puffs-of misty maline In an identical green shade was interspersed with the flowers. Crystal candlesticks holding slender lighted white tapers were set on either side of the unique centerpiece. The serving table was topped with dainty butterfly gardenias arranged in a low bowl. White china figurines flanked the all-white arrangement of summer blossoms which topped the long table on which the bride's gifts were displayed. Assisting throughout the afternoon were Mrs. Edgar Oslin, Jr., Miss Marilyn Deen, Mrs. Howard Graham of Steele. Nita Rose Hall and Eula Smith. Each hosless nnri reccplion assistant wore single pure white asters. Each assistant was dressed in pastel shaded formal gown. .A ballerina length formal tea gown fashioned from cameo plnl^ f ern arid lo"w" baskets "fiVlct] Miss Margery Claire Cajle Miss Cagle To Wed In Late August Rites The announcement of the engagement and approaching marriage of Miss Margery Claire Cagle, daughter of Mrs. Orn Dale Cngle and the late Tom Huston Cagle of Gosuelt, to Harold Ward, is made today hy the bride elect's mother. Mr. Ward is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer E. Ward. The ceremony will be performed August 21 at the home of Miss Cagle's grandparents, Mr, and Mrs. J. E. Bennett, and imcle and aunt Mr. and Mrs. Mickey Armstrong. Both Miss Cagle and Mr. Wnrd were graduated from Gosnell High School. Miss Smith Is-Married To Thomas Ray Frakes Miss Lois Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Shirley Smith of SteHe was married Sunday, AUR. 13. to Thomas Ray Frakes. son of Mr. anc Mrs. Russell Frakcs, also of E",eelc The single rinp ceremony was read by the Rev. W. H. Cook at 4 p.m. at the First. Baptist Church in Stccle. The chancel rai! was banked will- Nuptial Bells Predominate In Parly Decorations Symbolic of the wedding bells whtch are lo ring soon for Miss j Julia Swlnk of Blythevllle, and Lunsfoid C. Brantley, Jr., o I Springfield, Tenn., were those used hroughout Ihe decorations of the Garth Castilo home Tuesday night t Ihe dessert bridge honoring Miss Swink. Miss Jlmmie Prances demons nd Miss Leta Rose Castilo were lostesses to three tables of guests or the all white party. Tuberose corsages, flanked by tin> redding bells, topped each small table at which the guests were seated. The corsages were later presented the winners in the bridge some. A mirrored placque, reflecting a bowl of white gladioli surrounded bells, topped the dining table of the home. Table appointments used were in emphasis o[ the bridal marquisette was selected by Miss Johnston for the occasion. She was presented white asters from her hostesses. y Mothers of the young couple were each presented floral arrangements Identical to those of the assist- miit-s,' from .their hostesses. Red and white were the chosen colors .for the "hearts" party given last evening by Mrs. E. F, Blomeyer and Mrs. Gerald Blomeyer at the Gerald Blomeyer home to further continue the bridal events. Four tables of guests attended the . lurprise shower event. Bowls of sximmer blossoms in the selected shades were placed around the room. •In the hearts game, Miss Arcien Ferguson won high suore and Mrs. Edgar Oslin, Jr., second high-, 'Immediately following the game, gifts In her chosen crystal pattern were presented Miss Johnston from the group. A yellow trousseau frock worn with harmonizing accessories was selected by Miss Johnston. She was presented wristlet of red and white carnations, In compliment to the chosen theme, from her hostesses. -Mrs. W. S. Johnston, mother of the honoree, a special guest, was presented white carnations from the hostesses. • » • Luncheon-Bridge Honors Tn-Town Club, Guests A luncheon bridge at the Garrard Caudill home Tuesday, honored members of the Trl-Town Club and four guests. Guests invited to attend the weekly meeting were Mrs. Marvtn Nimn Jr., Mrs. E. M. Terry. Jr., Mrs John McDonald and Mrs. W. T Rainwater. The two course luncheon was served preceding the afternoon bridge, from small tables set arounc the spacious rooms. Mixed huec summer flowers were arrangec throughout the home. In the bridge game. Mrs. Gem Teafcud won high score and Mrs Terry second high. Ic ed d rinks we re sc r ve d by the hostess. white gladioli. Tall wicker basket? if white gladioli 'were placed at slthcr end where the wedding party ; to od. Wrc light Iron ca nd el ab ra vere set at intervals between thr gladioli. A program of nuptial music was presented by Mrs. Bobby Wells, vocalist and Mrs. Simrns Michle, organist. Preceding the ceremony, Miss Pattye Frakes^i sister of "the "groom and Mrs. Jerry Franklin.- cousin of .he bride, lighted the tapers. Mrs. Gene Fry of Poplar Bluff attended her sister as matron of :ionor. She chose R summer suit (if white and pinned gardenias at her shoulder. Given in marriage by her father, Lhe bride wore a street length frock of- toast and navy nylon chiffon with fitted bodice trimmed with rhlneslone buttons and gathered to a full skirt. Her shoulder length veil fell from a toast colored mllan straw bonnet. Her bridal bouquet was of green orchids mounted' on a white Bible. Jot Prakes of Chicago. 111., served his cousin as best man. Gilbert-En - nis of Caruthersville and Gene Fry of Poplar Bluff served us ushers. A .sheer bemberg frock was worn by Mrs. Smith, mother of the bride Mrs. Frakcs selected a pastel pink voile afternoon dress. Both were presented gardenias. A reception for Ihe wedding guests was held immediately following the ceremony in the church entertaining rooms. Mr and Mrs. Frakes left following the reception on a wedding trip after which they will be at home in Maiden, Mo. Out-of-town guests were fron: Chicago. Portageville, Caruthersville. Kennett, Haytt. Maiden, Poplar Bluff and Kcnnctt. Al The Hosoilals Blythcvillc Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Clifton Bradford, Steele ' Dewey Logan, City Walls Cosptlal Dismissed: .Mary Evans. Holland W. W. Bell, Rt. 2 further theme. Miss Ramoiio Crafton was hli:h score winner in the game, with Miss Jean Dedman winning second high and Mrs. Billy Joe Gean, bridgo. A smart trousseau frock of brown and white linen worn with brown and white accessories was selected ay the honoree for the occasion. She was presented an orchid corsage from her hostesses. Gifts for her future home were showered, upon Miss Swlnk from the group. The hostess* gift to the guest of honor was crystal In her chosen pattern. Mrs. W. J. Swink, mother of the bride to be, was a special guest. Mis. Swlnk was presented a gardenia corsage from her hostesses. Watermelon Party Honors ESA Sorority, Guests An informal watermelon party was given for' eighteen members and guests of Kpsilon Sigma Alpha sorority Tuesday evening at the Mississippi ttivcr. Miss Lavonne Portlock and Mrs. Joe Wnrren were hostesses for the occasion. The group met, at the Porllock home preceding the patty. Following the watermelon supper, the group returned to the Fly-Inn for an informal evening of dancing Mrs. Scrape High Scorer ,n Weekly Bridge Game Mrs. Otlo Scrape won high score, Mrs. Robert Weldman, second high and Mrs. Herman .Turner, bridgo, Tuesday night at the weekly meet- ng of the TLE Club. Mrs. Turner was hostess at her lome to the club. Assorted summer blossoms provided the floral decorations for the occasion. Immediately following the game, Mrs. Turner served a dessert course. iuests -Rlay- Bridge —Courier New* Photo MAYOR'S VVIIK OKTS FASHION SHOW TlCKET—Mrs. Doyle Henderson (left) is shown accepting her licket for the annual Blythcvillc Junior Service Auxiliary fashion show and tea which will be givei at the Hotel Noble Sept. 8. Sale of tickets locally began Tuesday. Proceeds will be used to finance the auxiliary's welfare program, with Mrs. Henderson are auxiliary members Mrs. Blau Heath (center) and Mrs F. Don Smith. Miss Pepper Marries In Mississippi Ceremony WILSON. Aug. 17 — Charles C. Pcoper of Wilson today announced the marriage of his daughter. Miss Cammte Sue Peeper of Jonesboro nd Wilson, to John Harris Smith, on of Mrs, Laura Smith of Jonns- oro. The wedding was solemnized uly 15 at Methodist Church In fcrnando. Miss., with the pastor of- iciiiting Mrs. Alfred Northern of Jones- ioro. sister of the bride, was matron f honor and F To ward Morgan, cous- n of the groom, served as best man. VIrs. Northern wore a frock of sky ilue organdy, with a black velvet lash and small velvet trimmed hat. She carried a colonial bouquet. The bride wore an imported white With Glut Eight Mrs. S. C, Owens and Mrs. Ralph Nichols were guests yesterday with members of Club Eight-when Mrs Charles Lnngston was hostess at her newly decor n ted country home Cor the weekly bridge meeting. Summer flowers were arranged In the ciUerlatmng rooms at the home High score In the bridge game was won by Mrs. Jesse M. White Service Program Given for WMU A Royal Service program yas presented for 1-1 members'of-the Armorel WMU Monday afternoon at the church r.t the weekly meeting. Mrs. N, C. Patterson presided over the meeting which was opened with group singing and a prayer by Mrs. Prank May. A devotional was given by Mrs. Roy White after which the service program was presented. Those participating in the program discussions \s - ere Mrs. Arch Balrd. Mrs. Patterson, Mrs. W. O. Anderson. Mrs. W. E. Edmondson, Mrs. Adrian Russell, Mrs. Richard Johnson. Mrs. Pete Ashmore and Mrs. W L. Smith. organ7.1 dress of ballerina length The meeting was adjourned with over pale blue taffeta. The fitted ' -special prayer for the revival which bodice was fashioned with a round , begins at the church, Sunday. Aug. icck line, Eler picture hat was of .20. white maltno trimmed with pale • blue velvet. Her flowers were a cor- ] for Harrison where she will be the ge of white carnations and tube guest of her daughter, Mrs. Jim Ses. j Wilburn Shinn and family. She Is The couple^are making their home. &cing especially to attend the selec- at Jonesboro where Mr. Smith employed by Frolic Foot Wear- Bits of News Mr. and Mrs. Charles Langstori and family will spend tomorrow in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Murray Smart ami son. Murray, are temporarily at home with Mrs. Smart's mu'iUT, tlon of "LKtle Mr. Harrison." Mrs. Shinn's three-year old daughter, Patricia Kay Shinn, wa* recently selected as "Little Miss Harrison." Another granddaughter of Mrs. Walpole, Ronnie Paye Etchelson, of Blythcvillc was named "Junior Miss Blyllieville." two years ago. Mrs. Walpole will return in two weeks. Mrs. Betty Thomas of Washington, D. C., and Mark Richards of Bristol, Tenn., arrived Tuesday for an indefinite visit as guesti of Mrs. Thomas' parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Isaacs. Mrs. Edna Baker, Miss Willie Baker. Mrs. Acle Pritehard and son, Charles are,spending today In East Prarie, Mo. Mrs. n. E. Van Hooser and child- Eleven Attend Initial Meeting Eleven persons Interested in organizing a Garden Club for easi Blythcville met Tuesday ntght al the Late Street Methodist Church to Term Initial plans for the group Mrs. George McGhehey. acting chairman, opened the meeting with a prayer atter whtch' the program "The Value of a Garden Club" wa: presented by the Rev. George Me Qhehty. Mrs. Iverson Morris gave somi helpful pointers on August flowe problems followed by a discussioi of flower arrangement. Mrs. B. A. Bugg presented severa hints on judging flower arrange ments followed by a round tabl discussion of garden problems. The group agreed to . meet th second Tuesday of each month a 7:30 p.m. at the Lake Street Meth odlst Church. Plans were made for » demon stration of flower design for exh! bition in the county fair, to b given at the next meeting. The club Li opened to all Inter ested Blythevlllc residents, Mr McGhehey stated. Mrs. R. I. Haley. 1009 Walnut, while j: en returned yesterday atterncon their home at 1044 Walnut is hi-ing remodeled fr ° m ' Mprn P hls they had spent several days ns guests of Mrs. Van ' j ., , - ,• Hooscr's parents, Mr. and Mrs E n Mr. and Mrs. Harold Moore and; Russell ' *' *" u Max Duncan of Detroit, Mich., ar-i i" n »iiM <zt,iv*>cfa*. r »» ,.. , r . L , , ,, .. ., Juann oyjvester of Memphis '''Mr/anS'wr?,"™ 1 ^ and so nj b "°" and Cg El".ab°'th V.n""^^ ,VMS Conducts Weekly Meeting Mrs. Rex Hughes presented the evotional, "Graven On The Hands f God" Monday night at the week- meeting of the Huffman Bau- ist WMS al the church. Mrs, Milton Dallas, led the 12 lumbers attending in prayer after hich the program, "Are You On V Diet?" was presented. Those par- Iclpating were Mrs. Jewel Ray, Jlrs. Ruby Pinney, Mrs. Elise W.ird- ow, Mrs. Tom Doclson, Mrs. Dallas, Mrs. Helen Kicks.-Mrs. George Pery and Mrs. Tennie Walker. The meeting was adjourned with .rayer by Mrs. Hughes. Millie A. Mallory Joins Baptist YWA Millie Ann Mallory met as a new nember Monday' night with the 13 nembers of the YWA of the First Japtist Church, who met at the home of Mrs. Roy Head (or the weekly meeting. Mrs. Head was hostess to 13 members and three' guests, Mrs. Ebb arson, Miss Hazel Brannen and Mrs. C. E. Johnson, for a potluck ;npper. Miss Cliftie Overman presented i devotional after which Miss 3rannen taught a lesson from the mission study book. Prayer adjourned the meeting. i re I e Three Has Regular Meeting Circle Three of the BWC of C«J- vary Baptist Church met Tuesday night at the home,of Mrs. C. S. Birmingham, with 13 members »t- tcnding. Mrs. Jim Ross gave the openln« prayer after which the circle chairman. Mrs. Hubert Polsgrove. conducted a business session. Mrs. Herman May, mission study chairman, discussed the mission plan with the group after which tlie monthly report of each offviB was marie. ' J^' 1 Mrs. Howard Caldwell, progr»m chairman, presented a portion of selected scriptures followed v by the dismissal prayer by Mrs. Lee Powell. Ice cream and'cookies were served by the hostess, Comina Events Social Calendar Thursday C. and N. Birthday, Club »nd guests entertained at the Dogwood Club house with a picnic supper at 7 p.m. Mrs. Jim Henry Burks, hostess. Friday Ladles Bible Class of First Methodist Church meets for monthly business and social 'iiceting at the church at 3 o.m. H<-strs«?s. Mr. A. C Haley. Mrs. O. C. Ganske. Circle Meets In M. Trenkle Home Mis! Martin Trenfcle and Mr Marie. Matter were .hostesses Tue.= day night at the .Tre'nkie home t members of Calvary Baptist Circ Four for a business and program meeting. Mrs. BUI Shanks opened the meeting with prayer after which Mrs. Vemon Boyd presided over the business session. 'A Life for the Congo" lesson was taught by Mrs. Matter after which Mrs. Charles LJpford adjourned the meeting with prayer. A salad course with Iced drinks was served by the hostess In the social hour following the adjournment. • > Johnny, left this afternoon for Linden, Vt.. where they will spend two months ta guests of Mr. Lyster's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lyslcr. Henry Muery.tfr., has arrived home from Baton Rouge, La., to spend two weeks as guest of liis mother. with Mrs. Oweiu winning seconcUiMrs. Carrie Mucry and suiter, Mrs! high and Mrs. G. O. Poetz, bridge " Refreshments were served by tlu hostess. Surprise Party Marks Birthday of Elzte Duncan The -iBlh birthday of Elzie Dun cnn wns observed last night with a surprise lawn party at the Duncan home. Arriving yesterday to join Ui the celebration were Mr. Duncan's daughter Mrs. Harold Moore and Mr. Moore and his son Max Duncan, nil o! Detroit, Mich. Hostesses for the affair were Mrs. Duncan and Mr. Duncan's sister. Mrs. Johnny Fleltz. Dinner was served the guests on the lawn from long tables after which the remainder of the evening was spent Informally. Gifts from the group were presented Mrs. Duncan. Arthur Bahan, Sgt. Bahan and family. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Watson are in Harrisburg today where they arc attending the wedding of Mr. Watson's brother. Charles \Vat-son air Miss Joann - Baker. Ray Hall will return Sunday froi & three weeks fishing trip in Cunnd;- Mr. nnd Mrs. J. C. Ellis, Sr, hav HS their guests Mrs. Ellis', mottiei. Mrs. E. E. Hedge of Hilo.xi, Miss. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Province will leave tomorrow for Fort Smith where they will visit as guests of Mr and Mrs. James Henley. While gone llicv will also visit In fnyettcvilic anil Hot Springs. J. B. Shcarin of Mulbrry. Art; is the guest of his son. W. C. Sherin and family. W. E. Powell and daughter o! Blythcvillc were the Sunday guests of Mr. and Mi's. Ben Sizctnon and sons at Lertchville. 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