The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 26, 1950 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, August 26, 1950
Page 2
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PAGE TT7O Bl/YTHKVTT.T.K (AMO Society, NewA, Jane Shelton, Society Editor 4T Phone 4461 Wesley Gitchell Claims Bride In Home Ceremony In a double ring ceremony i>er- formed last night at 7 p.m., Miss Patty June Necly ol Blythevllle became the bride of Wesley Gitchell of Yarbro, The- bride is the daughter of Mrs. Ethel K. Lackmann of Blytheville and James Nelson Neely of Memphis. Mr. Gitchell Is tha son of Mrs. John Williams of Yarbro. .The VOK'S B'ere exchanged before 'members of the immediate families and friends of the couple at the home of the bride's grandmother, Mrs. L. M. Krulz. The Rev. Parker Hay, pastor T>f the Yarbro Baptist Church, officiated, A single large feni tree marked where the wedding party gathered. Placed immediately in fiont of the ^ large tree was a single floor basket filled with while gladiqli and asters interspersed with stock aud fern Mrs. Kenneth Richardson attend her sister as matron of honor. Mrs Richardson was dressed in a gray faille street length dress, completed with black accessories. She pinned white carnations at her shoulder. A nordic blue crepe gown was selected by the bride. The dress featured rows of self-trimming cording along the small pockets. She wore black accessories and pinned a single purple throated orchid at the shoulder line of her smart costume. Shaded orchid velvet and rnaline surrounded the orchid. Wallace Bunch attend Mr. Gitchell as best man. A chartruse printed sllL frock was selected by the mother of the bride for the occasion. She wore reptile accessories. Mrs. Williams, mother of the groom was dressed in a navy printed frock worn with red accessories Both mothers were presented ^-xr denias. c . A reception was held following the wedding. i A tiered wedding cake topped with a bridal couple centered the bulk? table. Gladioli floreties were plac-. etl at intervals along the bisc of*~ the cake. Miniature white gladioli floated in a low bowl set on the table. Lighted white tapers set in crystal candleabra flanking a design of white gladioli and asters, topped the buffet of the reception room. Mr. and Mrs. IVeslej Oilchell . After Mr. Gitchell and his bride had cut the first piece ol wedding cake, Mrs. J. C. Roach :i>ul Mrs Howard Johnson, aunts of the bride, presided over the punch and party foods. Later In the evening, Mr. and Mrs. Gitchell left on a wedding trip after which they will make their home an Biythevllle.. For traveling the bride changed to a two piece gray crepe dress, which featured rows' of tiny pleats revealing a pale green trim. She wore black and her bridal flower. accessories Miss Johnston. Completes Wedding Party Plans Sept. 16 is the day selected by Miss Rosemary Johnston for her marriage to James McLemore Williams, Jr., it was revealed today when Miss Johnston announced her wedding plans. The Rev. noy r. Bagley will of- JiciaU at the double ring ceremony to be performed at 5 p.m. at the First Methodist Church. Mrs. C. M. Smart will present a program of organ music and Mrs. Edgar Oslin, Jr., of Clarksdale. will be vocalist. Miss Betty Black will light the tapers preceding the ceremony. Miss Johnston has selected Miss Donna Pledger of Birmingham, Ala., to serve as maid of honor. Miss Johnston and Miss Pledger are former classmates at Birmingham Southern College. Other feminine attendants will be Miss Marilyn Dccn, Mrs. A. F. •Jcrnigan and Mrs. John S. Hudson of Warner Bobbins. Ga. Kay Company of Shelby, Miss., will serve as flower girl. Dick Williams will serve his bro-j ther as best man. Ushers will be Max B. Harrison. John A. White and James H. Smart of Greenville, Miss. Immediately following the ceremony a reception will be hclri in the Mirror Room of Hotel Noble. LiiXL'mbatKg celebrates the bir'h- da.v of its grand duchess with tire- works. Breakfast, Bridge Fetes Miss Rosemary Johnston An old-fashioned Southern stylo breakfast preceded a morning of bridge, yesterday at the pre-nup- tlal party feting Miss Rosemary Johnston, bride-Elect of James M. Williams, Jr. Mrs. Jack Hale and Mrs. E. I,. Hale were hojtflssc.s to three tables of guests at the R. L. Male home at Arniorel for the occasion. Tall vases holding lavender, pink and H'hlte asters were set in the reception, entertaining rooms and on the porch of the country home. A miniature bridal couple standing under a Gothic arch centered the dining table of tha home. The couple was dressed in traditional attire and was surrounded with white lacelon. Pale pink gowiu fashioned of iacclon were worn by the tiny bridcmaid dolls, which centered each of the small table 1 *. Miniatures of the dolls were used as place cards. The guest of honor was dressed in u suit faihioneit of shaded blue cotton with which she wore a gift corsage of scarlet carnation:-,. Mbw Betty Blnck won high score in the bridge game, with second high being won by Mrs. Murray Smart. A gift of her selected silver xvas presented Aflsj Johnston from her hostesses. Mrs, W. S. Johnston, mother of the bride to be. and Mrs. Williams, mother of Mr. Williams, wtre special guests. Watermelon Supper Entertains Church Group The Rev. and Mr.s. E. T. Kelly entertained the JOUIIK people of the Full Gospel Tabernacle a', their home Thiirftiay nisht with a watermelon supper and social. Approximately 75 member,! of the church attended the affair vvhicii w-'s held on the lawn of the home. Following supper, the rcnuilniicr of the evening was spent in Barnes, dirccteri by I'.ci-schel G.ray, leader of the young people. ' Program Theme Is Selected "Laying.a Firm Foundation" was the program theme selected for the 19M-51 Lange school year by members of the Lange PTA .Executive Board, Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Byron Moore was hostess to 21 members of the Board at her home for the meeting, which was conducted by the president, Mrs. harry Bradley, In Hie business session, plans for projects for the year were suggested by the group. The Hoard agreed to-nenrt •> delegation to the School ol Information, which meet-i in Manila Sept. 1. Officers to serve with Mrs. Bradley durinx Hie scho"! ye»r A™ Mr*. LeRoy Hucidleston, lirst vice-prts- ident; ,%frs. J. C. Droke, second vice- president Mrs. Byron Moore, .secretary; Mrs. H. H. Malhls, treasur- orj'TMfs. H. F. Sharp, budget and flii'ance; Mr.s. Fay Austin, magazine chairman; Mr.s. Charles R. Penn, music; Mrs. Fred Steaittpan, pro- sram chairman; Mr.s. Glenn Ladrt, study course chairman; Mrs. J P. Holland, membership; Mrs. Paul Human, publicity; Mrs, H. L. Wade, devotional; Mrs. Forrest Moore, room chairman; Mrs. 11, A. Nelson, hospitality; Mr.s. W. L. Smith, parliamentarian; and Mrs E. E. liar- din, arivtsor. I Ai the conclusion ot the mcctin? | refreshments were served. ' Bits of News Eighty members and friends of Ihe p. H. Lloyd family met Sunday at Walker park for a family reunion, Members and guests attended from Bragg city, Hornersvllle, Rip. ley, Memphis. Crawfordsvllle, Luxora, Essex, Wishington, I). O.., New Liberty, Gosnell and Blylhevllte, Mr.s. William L. Kelly and daughter, Betty Lou. of Slkeston, are the weekend guests of Mr. «nd Mrs. Wallace Nunnson and family. Mr. and Mrs. Nunnson and family recently moved to rjlytheville from Slkeston to make their home. Miss Virginia Bowen of Cardwell is the weekend guest of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bowen and .sl.iter, Evelyn.- » Mr. and Mrs. Lee Wayne Shell and son, Lewis, are spending this weekend In Memphis with Mrs. Shell's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar J. Maban »nd family. Mrs. Theodore Logan, Mrs. Otis Shepard and their guests, Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Feather of Wayne City, 111., spent yesterday In Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Gus Eberdt and daughter, Miss .luanlta Kherdt, returned Friday from a two weeks' vacation. They were Joined in Dallas, Tex., by x daughter and sister. Mrs. Prank J. McDonald and ri.iiiRhlcr. Frances, lor * trip through Texas. New Mexico. Arizona and Mexico. Thn rtowletl of Memphis Is spending this week here as a guest of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. D.imon McLeod. Leo Glass, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Glass of Route Three, lelt Monday'for Little Rock to report for Navnl service. Mr. Glass Is now In San Diego, Calif., where he is undergoing basic training. Mr. And Mrs. Thomas Chapman and son, Thomas Lynn, have returned from Kosclusko, Miss., where they spent several days with rela- llves and also attended a Chapman family reunion. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wolsey have returned from a vacation In Detroit. While there they were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wright. They visited In Canada and attended ball games. En route, home they visited in St. Louis and attended ball games. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Slcgall and sons, Clyde. BUI and Chuck, will leave tomorrow for Payettcvllie to make their home. Mr. Slogan, who has been connected with Beaton's, will be ccjiin<v.led with Adams Flo\v- rrs. Mrs. Kathleen Richardson and snn, David, of Heyno, are visiting here as guests ot Mr. and Mrs. B. H. McCllire. and family. William P. McCaughey will leave tomorrow for Keesler Field, Biloxl, Thirteen Attend HD Club Meeting Thirteen members of Ihe Yarbro Home Demonstration club met Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Lucille Baughmnn tor the bimonthly meeting. Group singing fiillowcd by the reading of a |»cm by Mrs. Baugh- nian opener! the meeting after which Mrs. Paul Abbott presented the devotional. In the business session, plans for the club's fair booth were made utter which a report on the recent rest camp was given. In the social hour after adjournment, the hostess server! Ice cream nnrt cookies. M E E TIN G Everyone Invited * p.m. Nl 4 CHURCH of CHRIST Main at Highway 61 August 18 Through 27 Everyone Invited I ».m. i. LEONARD .TACKSON Franklin, Ttnn. H. F. SHARP Meal Ki^nseMii GOSPEL MEETING H. F. Sharp Aug. 28-Sept. 7 Services 8:00 Nightly Luxor a Church of Christ Portageville News By Mri. Raymond Toombi t2« Church Class Has Business Session Twenty four member* and four guests of the Phebean Sunday School Clas-s of the First Baptist Church met Thursday evening at tfie church for a brief bu&iness m«ting, with Mrs. J. P. Homer, presiding, GntsU mMting with the were Mm. H. W. Hatch, Mrs. Kelton Francis, and Mrs, Kathleen Richardson of Reyno, hoaseguest of Mrs. E. H. McClure and Mrs. o B. Feather of Wayne City, 111., guest of Mis. Theodore Lagin. Mr«. McChire opened the meet- Ing with prayer after which Mr«. Velma Goff presented th* devotional. Following Ihe bn.sine.-w oft«*jon, Mr.s, Feather closed the meeting with a prayer. At The rlospitals Rlylherllle HoipfUl Dismissed: William Hicks, Holland. Mrs. Rex Kelly, steele. Martha Bsrch, City. Wills HoipiUI Dismissed: Mrs. Harold A. Davis ind babv City. Mrs. R. H. P. Burks, City. Mrs. Thplma Newberry, HI. 3. Mrs. Paul Presson and baby, City. Cominn Events Social Calendar . Mrs. Joe Evrard entertains OEO Club. Wednesday Mrs. F. B. Joyncr and Mrs. A. F. Jernlgan entertaining In honor of Miss Rosemary Johnston, bride elect ol James M. Williams, Jr. Thursday Miss Rosemary Johnston to be complimented by Miss Virginia Swearengen. Miss., where he will report as staff sergeant in (he Air Force reserve. Mr. and Mrs, Joe B. Evans announce the birth nf a son, Jo*, yesterday afternoon at Walls Hospital. The baby Is their second child. Tney have « daughter, Terry Ann Mrs. Evans is the former Mias Ruth Dillahunty. Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Feather of Wayne City, III., are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Logan and Mrs. Otis Shepard. . X-Ray Chairman Named Committee chairman for the mobile TB x-ray unit were named at a meeting In the home of Mrs. Harvey Carter, local chairman, Tuesday. Committee chairman Include Buddy I.a Font, Information; Major Joe McCrate, Itenerary; Claud Poster, contact; Wayne LVLIsle, rural contact; Mrs. Matilda Cavanaugh, urban contact; and Mrs. Claud Foster, receptionist. Social NoU-» Miss Helen Mae Clarahan entertained the Merry Nfatrons club Frl- rlay when honors went to Mrs. Guy DeLtsle, Mrs. Ray Moore. Mrs. Lena Kiley. Mrs. Matilda Cavanaugh, Mrs. W. C. Thompson and Mrs L B. Painter. Mrs. O. A. Cook was injured Monday when she fell in her horn*. , Mr. and Mr.s, Howard Roberson entertained Sunday with a family re-union. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Patterson entertained members of their Town and country Club Sunday. Mrs. Chester Furgerson was hostess to her bridge club Wednesday when honors went to Mrs. Edith Largctil. Mrs. A. A. Reader and Mrs, T. A. Lee. Mrs. Charles oault and Mary Sft'llley entertained In the home of Mrs. Gault Monday with a stork shower for Mrs. Gene Daugherty. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Workman entertained Monday with a dinner. Giant Snake 'Bought' In Maryland — And Not 'Caught' in Oklahoma WEWOKA. Okla., All". 25.(/Tl— Scminole County Attorney Jack Scott said yesterday " the 26-foot snake reported captured here Thursday was actually purchased for M50 from a Maryland firm and brought here for exhibition. Scott said O. W. Hall, Tonkawa, Okla., zoo keeper and animal trapper, made a statement to him Sheriff John Sandlen and Police Real Bargains Seven! us»d Bfcycle» at prices from J5 to $25. They won't last loni at thew prices. Th« B. F. Goodrich Store •117 W. Main Phone 6331 your tire headquarters LAUNDRY Complete Family Service We launder everything to a new, bricht cleanliness—from grimy overalls to your finest linens I We give your every laundry item, the same fine care you would! There's no extra charge for this special attention. Save lime . . . save money . . . save energy—let your laundry do it all! Phone 4418 for Pickup Service BLYTHEVILLE LAUNDRY-CLEANERS *• DELTA CAFE No Management Merchant's LUNCH 65* Strvinjf Daily Miss Polly Connor and Miss Helen Morris are now ni«n»gfin K the DBl.TA CAKE. You are cordially invileil to come out anytime and enjoy Uie very finest in foods. Luncheon is served daily, except Sundays, from It g.m. to 2 p.m. Clean, comfortable cabins for tourists are available 24 hours t d*y. Open 10a.m. to 12 Midnight SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, IBM Chief Bill Nicholson that he wanted to capitalize on rumors in thfs area that a huge snake was loose. Hall exhibited a. snake today lhat weighed 260 pounds and measured 7-112 Inches In diameter and 26 feet long. He had said It was captured In a snare Thursday night Jn WJld Hers* Canyon .!, miles north of here after a two- hour struggle. Tibet Is governed by the priests tt Lamalsm, the state religion. Rockie Smith School of Dancing - Announces Fall Registration Aug. 28-29,2-5 pm. 911 No. Sixth St. Pre-School Ages — 3i-5 Classes for Boys & Girls Adult Ballroom Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Dall.r for our pro(tram announcements. 801 Office Opens at I :<J Show Starts p.m Continuous Srmwini Everyda> Saturday Serial: "Atom vs. Superman" No. 3, and Cartoon. Coiil. Shou-lnj; Sat. 12:30-11:36 SUNDAY AND MONDAY THE PICTURE THAT WILL BE MOST TALKED ABOUT... •lent* fin w Ho«Kd KochtProduce,! tt.MOOT JUUI-M<Kl« br WOOtni BATt .1 >» PARAMOUNT Nf WS & SELECTED SHORTS Continuous Showing Sunday 1:15-11:00 GEM 'AIR COOLED" Box Office Opens 6 US Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Saturday mrsntn etittt ttrriuttt CNASU3 STARRETT Serial: "Invisible Monster" No. 8 S: Short Siib.jecl Conl. Showing Saturday 12:30-11:3» SUNDAY & MONDAY DOUBLE FKATUKK JANE WYMAN DENNIS MORGAN The lady Takes A Sail or METRO NEWS. Continuous .Showing Snnday 1:30-11:00

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