The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 6, 1950 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, February 6, 1950
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POUK BLYTnEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER XEWS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1980 J»n« Sbelton, Society Editor Phone 4461 MissBillie Damon Becomes Bride Of James M. Barnes At four p.m. yesterday, Miss Billie Marie Damon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Karl Damon of Blythevillc, became the bride of James Martin Barnes of Memphis, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Barnes of Blytheville, in a double ring ceremony performed at the First Baptist Church. The Rev. K. C. Brown officiated before friends and relatives of the young couple who witnessed the ceremony. The bride's aisles were marked with clusters of white gladioli tied in puffs of white satin and set in rosettes of greenery. Pyramids of brandling candelabra with bases of huckleberry wera amassed to form a bacfcgiound for the floor baskets of while gladioli and stock which outlined the platform where the wedding party stood for the exchange of vows. Swirled bows of white satin tied each basket. ' A tracery of huckleberry was closely set along the chancel rail with pyramids of stock rising from the huckleberry outline at intervals, As the guests assembled, a program of nuptial music was presented by L. T. Moore, Jr., organist and Worth Holder, vocalist. Mr. Moore's selections included, "Serenade," Widor, and "CaTjtilenc Nuptials." Dubois. "Bridal Chorus for Lohengrin," Wagner, served as the »ro- cessional with strains of "Mendelssohn's Wedding March" being heard during the recessional ol the wedding party. .. Mr. Holder presented, "At Dawning", Cadman and "With . This Ring". During the exchange oi vows "Claire de Lune," UcBussy, was : softly played. Immediately preceding the ceremony, the cathedral tapers were lighted by Miss Altim Cain and Miss Butonne Jaggers. They wore identical gowns of faille fashioned with an off the shoulder neckline and soft fullness in compliment to the lilted waistline. Miss Cain's gown was made in a pataschlo shade' and Miss Jagger's pink lilac. Each wore arrangements ot wcdwootl iris tied in complimenting satin ribbons. Preceding her sister slowly down the aisle ^.to where the wedding party -waited was Mrs. Elton Foster, who served . r . as matron , of honor nnd only attendant. She was gowned in a slreetlength dress of imported chantilly lace fashioned in a turquoise shade poised over matching satin. Her identical lace hat was trimmed with clusters of Better Times roses. She carried a copiously arranged arm.bouquet of cascading Better rmes Roses tied in large bows of Better Times ribbons in compliment to the roses which adorned her lace hat. Wears Mauve Lace The bride, gowned in an informal wedding gown made from mauve shaded chantilly lace softly arranged on complimenting satin, was given in marriage by her father, Mr. Damon. ; Her brdal dress featured a fitted bodice fastened to the waist with miniature lace buttons closely set from the plunging lapel trimmed neckline which ended in brief lace sleeves. The gored circular skirt developed into vol- umious folds around the ballerina length train. Her Christine original hat was fashioned irom mauve satin with clusters of handmade satin roses cascading from the side and draped with swirls of tulle veiling, til- bow length gloves completed her costume.. White orchids were carried hy the bride. They were nestled in a bed of valley lilly set in white maline from which showered a profusion of white satin ribbons. The entire arrangement topped a white prayer book. William A. Burroughs of Memphis served as best man with Herbert Cliilris, John Charles Bright, Jack Foster and Bob Damon acting as ushers. Mrs. Damon, mother of the bride, was gowned for the occasion in a navy silk frock with white pique trim with which she wore elbow length gloves and complementing grey accessories. She pinned while gardenias at her shoulder. Mrs. OJto Scrape, sister of the groom, wore a black crepe ensemble with black acce.ssories. She wore an arrangement of crimson camellias. Immediately following (lie ceremony a reception was held in tlic Colonial Room of Hotel Noble for the wedding guests. The cetilral point of interest was the bride's table which was overlaid wilh a white linen cloth wUh Japanese trailing fern making an outline for the dainty white candytuft tlorelle.s of white gladioli which encircled the punch bowls set on each end of the table. The three tiered wedding cake which was topped with n miniature bride and groom was cut with a satin lied knife by Mr. Barnes and his bride. The base of the cake was completely encircled with while gardenias and Japanese fern. The. —Courier Neivs Phulo Mr. and Mrs. James Martin Hanies Events Continue To 1'etc Miss Damon, Bride-Elect Miss Joyce Damon, who will oe- come the bricle of Edwards Downs Townsend, Jr.. soon, was complimented Friday night when Mr.s. Speck McGregor and Mrs. Wendell Phillips were hostesses at the Phillips home with a miscellaneous shower. Bouquets of salmon hucd gladioli decorated the rooms In which the evening was spent in bridal qamcs and contests. During the evening prizes were presented Mrs. Frances Damon and Mrs. Emil Damon, mother of the honoree. Afler the assorted gifts had been presented the honoree the hostesses served assorted party foods from the cut work cloth covered dining table. Damon wore for the occasion a printed taffeta frock wilh complementing accessories.' Continuing the events was the crystal-china shower given Saturday night by Miss Jeannine McGee when she eiitertnmed ut her parents home on East Main. The guests spent the evening in bridal games in the large entertaining room in which was arranged potted plants and a tall crystal vase holding melon hued gladioli. 'During the evening prizes were presented Mrs. Emil Damon, mother of tile bride-elect, Miss Nancy Damon and Miss Nancy Stireivalt. of Gilmore, Ark., and Arkansas State College, who was the weekend guest of Ivfiss McGee. Assorted party foods were served from the lace draped dining table which was centered with a mirrored placque on which rested a crystal vase holding stately white gladioli. Miss Damon, who wore for Ihe occasion a black frock printed in pink and green figures, pinned white carnations, a gift of her hostess, at her shoulder. Special guest for the occasion was Mrs. Damon, mother of the honoree. She wore a shoulder arrangement of melon gladioli Intermingled with while carnations, also a gift of the hostess. Miss sfircwalt was the only out of town guest fcr the affair. Alpha Delta Chapter Meets At Hold Noble Final plans for the SVoman of the Year celebration wove made at the meeting of the Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi when Mrs. W. S. Johnston mid Mr.s. W. P. Pryor were hostes-ses to the group at Hotel Nible Friday alternoon. Group plans Here also discussed glowing white tapers burning in crystal candelabra were Sfiriouucl- ed by candytuft interspersed with puffs of malinc. Mrs. Jerry Scrape, Miss Joyce Damon and Miss La- Miss Sturch Marries In Home Ceremony Miss Constance Elizabeth Sturch, daughter of Mrs. Annabclle Brown' of Hiythevillc, became the bride of Harvey Brown of Blythevillc in a ceremony performed yesterday at the home ol the bride's mother on East nose. The Rev. E. C. Kelly of the Full Gospel Tabernacle ofllclntcd. Mrs. Robert Thompson served the bride as matron of honor and only attendant. She wore a black satin frock with black accessories, she pinned white flowers nt her shoulder. The bride chnse a teal blue satin frock on which she pinned a cor- s;iKe of reel rosebuds. She wore a white flower wreath in her hair. Immediately following the cerc- mone. Mr. and Mrs. Martin left on 11 brief wedding trip after which llicy will be at home in Blythevillc. Mrs. Martin was honored Friday afternoon at the Thompson home when Mrs. Thompson was hostess with a miscellaneous shower. Miss Cassidy Weds Harold S. Lincoln Miss Hawl B. Cassidy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James L. Cassidy of Dceriiis,'. Mo., been me the brirlc of Harold S. Lincoln, son of Mr. and Mrs. Loren Lincoln of Madi- sonvitle, Ky., In a ceremony performed yesterday at the home of Ihc bride's parents. T!ie Rev. Earl Coates officiated. The bride was formerly a member ringe_by her father, wore a light btue^whol suit on whicli she pinned a pale'pink orchid corsage. Winter while 'accessories completed her costume. Th bride wns formerly a memixjr of the Warden Elementary School faculty. Mr. nnd Mr.s. Lincoln will be at home in Madisonville where Mr. Lincoln is engaged in the bakery business. • * • Young People Conduct Service Young people conducted the morning service at the First Christia Church yesterday. Young people all over the country celebrated the .seventh annual Youth Week, Jan. 20-Feb. 5 under tho theme, "God Designs — Youth Builds." This observance is sored by the United Christian Youth Movement and Its 40 member denominations. 38 church and youth state councils, and 18 national youth-serving agencies. At the First Christian Church In the opening worship .service Susie Crafton gave the invocation; Ru- Bits Of N«ws Mr. ana Mrs. W. O. Penny announce Ihe birth of a son Thursday at Walls Hixspilal. The baby, who is llieir fifth child, has not. been named. They have lour duugn tcrs. Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Moorehead or Ru.-isellville announce the birth of a son Feb. 2 in Tojicka, Kan. Tlie baby, v,ho is their lust child, lias been named John Cluir- le.-i. Mr. Moorehead formerly made Ills home in Ulytlieville where lie was a member of the High School faculty and director of the band. Jeiiiinine McGcc, daughter of .Mr. and Mrs- O. il. Sclicrcr, was the weekend guest of her parents. Miss McGee. who is a student at Ark., state College, Jonesboro, was accompanied home by her roommate, Nancy Stireivalt of Gilmore. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Lamtrum had as their weekend guest of Mr.s. Laildrum's sister, Mrs. Guy Mills, Mr. Mills and son, Benny. Patysy Jan McIIaffev and Burl Bcvill spent Saturday in Memphis where they attended the concert of William Schatzkramer at Ellis Auditorium. Charles & Hart has accepted a liositlon as assistant manager of one of the Duvall. Co., Inc., Jewelry stores in Jacksonville, pla. Mr. Hart was formerly employed as watchmaker for Guard's jewelry stor. Mrs. Hart and daughter, Charlvnn Joe. will leave soon to join him in Jacksonville. Mrs. Hart is the former Alice Joe McFall of Blytheville. Billy Joyner. who Is a student at Arkansas State College. Jonesboro was the weekend guest of his parents. Mr. and Mr.s. p. B. Joyner. Mr. and Mrs. Hacllcv Bolton of Arbyrd. Mo., were the weekend quests of Mr. and Mr«. Paul Mabon. Mr. and Mrs. John Moses and family of Mounds, ill., were Ihe weekend guests of Mr. Moses' nar- ents, Mr. and Mrs. A. G. RiiiWey and sister, Misses Josephine anil Ghimc Shiblcy. Mr.s. Eanford \valker and children left Friday for Tuscon. Ariz, to Join Mr. Walker to mnke their home. Mrs- Leon Schercr left today for Nashville to atlcnd a two rlay riiect- ig of the unit managers of the tanley Products. Co. Mr. and Mrs. Peter J. Lnumaii id Infant son. peter Jr.. of Biloxi. arrived Saturday afternoon o spend a week here as cuests ' her parents. Mr. and Mr.s. Cornlius Modinger and family. Mr.s. A. B- Fairfleld of Little Rock, pent the weekend here with her on, Albert Pairfield and her mo- her. Mrs. W. I. Dcnton. Later in the evening, Mr. Barnes and his britie lelt by plane on a wedding trip to Havana. Cuba. They plan to return by way ot iVew Orleans ai:d attend the Mardi Gras after which they will lie at home at 2M4 young Avenue, Memphis. Mrs. Barnes wore for !ravi'lin» a three- piece ensemble of hcnnd.uoolh chtvk worsted with black accessories. She pinned orchids at her shoulder. Out of town gne.sts attending were William A. Burroughs ol Memphis. Miss Margnerile Turner of St. Louis, aunt of Ihe bride; Mr. mid Mra. Willis Cald\vcll ol Jonesboro, Mrs. Arthur Melds. Warren Fields, Mr.>. Henry Workman, Mrs. Nell Smnlley. aunt of the groom: and Miss Myrtle Barnes, nil of Port- ogevilic; and Mrs. Stanley Harris, aur.t of the bride, of Water Valley, Miss., and Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Brj ant of Memphis. relieve distresswilhout dosing, rub on... KUSSANQS WILL FEEL VH ACT MFfEMRTir... S*. H. A , DC B« *r >«,!... Tim I, vil[ cbongc nvon^ a man!" - Patsy Chitwood. Bob Eraser, Lllclla Alley were the young people who made up he cast. Mrs. Joe Pride, Jr., directed the drama. Mr. and Mrs. Boycc Moore are the adult sponsors of the Senior CYF who were in charge of he service. Valentine dance. Following the closing ritual Mrs. Alma Schcr- er gave a demonstration of Sianley iroducts. During the afternoon the tesses served refreshments. hos- CAN BE HELPED C-2223 READ THIS GUARANTEED OFFtK* Don't "run up Inc white dag" lo nntf- Kin£. stabbfng rheumatic typr pafn of simple neuralgia, sci.ittcA, Lumbago, mnsclp nchcs . . . get real help you can joyously fcrl . . . get C-2ii3 today, tl contains the famous, beneficial hcrlr'Black Snake- Hoot." And it*s c&pccifllly Iodized to speed up the SallcyUlc Action lha makes it nenclrale tissurs holler to Ktvo yoil fast effective pain relief IL wonderful help has won Ilic [.raise o thousands. It ran do ,),,, same for you Buy C-M« lo<ta s > -Finl hollls chase price back if not Mtiified NEUBAV.G1A WUSCIE ACHES Coming Events Social Calendar Mumlay umay c.sle.van Services Guild of First hcxliu Church meets with Mrs. SPORTS SET By bue Burnett An Interesting one-button jacket lops and strapped sun dress of this junior twosome. Each part, is simple and easy to make for youthful sewers, use all the same fabric or have the jacket in contrast. Pattern No. 8502 is a sow-rile perforated pattern in sizes 11, 12 13, 14, 16 and 18. Size 12, dress' 3',i yards of 39-inch; jacket i't yards. '. For (his pattern, send 25 cents in COINS, your name, address, su.e desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett. Courier News. 530 South Wells Street, Chicago 7', Send 25 cents now for the Spring and Summer FASHION'. 48 pages of new styles, fabric news, special features. Free pattern printed inside the book. rc mees ek Bishop at 7:30 p.m. Church Social At Rambo Home J. W. Rnmbo n-as host at his home Friday night to 15 members and seven visitors of the Young People's Training Union Class ol Calvary Baptist Church for a social. The visitors were the Misses Frances Lester. Janet Sue Boyd, Dorothy Lee Rollison. Dorothy Gordon. Reba Walton, and Billy Mnr- tin and Harold McLarely. Mrs. Vernon Boyd was in charge of Ihc evening's games after which' a sandwich plate with iced drinks was served. Curtis Cole dismissed the group with prayer. Mrs. L. C. Rollison is counselor for tlic group. Sorority Begins Taking Nominations For 'Woman of the Year' Award Nominations for the Woman of* the Year In Blytheville were scheduled to start today. Plans for the selection were completed recently by a Joint committee of the Alpha Alpli and Alpha Delta Chanter of Beta Sigma Phi, joint sponsors of the program. Mrs. J. N. Srnothermon, president of the city council of Bfita Sigma Phi, said anyone may submit a nomlnotion. Entries should be mailed to Post Office Box 144 by not later than midnight, Feb. 17. \ A .secret committee will receive the nominations and make the finnl tabulation prior to Feb. 20, when the announcement will be made. Mrs. Smothcnnon said the nominations need not be signed, and although a name was all that was needed to enter a woman for consideration, it was recommended that a list of accomplishments be included for use by the judges.' Between -100 and 500 leaders of civic, social, religious and service organizations are to be invited to a tea honor the fourth Woman of the Yea]- in Blytheville on Feb. 26. An engraved cup will be presented the woman. Mr.s. H. W. \Vylle wns selected Woman of the Year m 1348; Mrs. Gilbert Hammock In 1017; and Mrs. Glenn O. Ladd in 1916. when the project originated. Mrs. Fred Wahl Elected Delegate Mrs. Fred Wahl of Blytheville and Mrs. Curry Mowery of Memphis have been elected delegates to the National Convention of the Association for Childhood Education to be held April 9-14 In Ashvillc, N- C. They were elected at the district meeting of the Association which was helrl Saturday in West Memphis. Mrs. walil is also vice-president of the association. Others attending from Blythevillc were Mrs. Tlielma Ciithcy, Mrs. Lola Thompson. Miss Minnie Foster and Miss Alice Marie Ross. Miss Foster and Miss are members of the Yarbro faculty. The U.S. popcorn varied between 102 and 428 million pounds between 194-1 and 1940. U.S. popcorn production averaged 247 million pounds in the six years ending 1043. OPEN ROAD — Julie Lunt's navy rough straw piclurei hat features a wide band of white ribbon as a roadway for the 1950 auto perched atop the brim. The motorized bonnet appeared at the Fashion Academy in New York City. B-19 Goes Way Of Nickel Cigar LOS ANGELES, Feb. C—Id',—The old B-1'J, fattier of today's super- bombers, is a pile of aluminum ingots today. Douglas Aircraft built her In 1911 at a cost of $3,500,000. She was sold as scrap a month ago for S1000. For sentimental reasons Rail Huffman, supervisor of the firm which reduced the air giant to ingots, saved the forward nose SL-C- lioti. it lion lies in a south side yard. The B-19, for nil her four 2000 horsepower eugiiies and 212 foot wingspan, soon was'outmitled in the wartime race for faster bombers. For years she was forgotten in an aviation museum at Davis- Monthan Air Force Base in Ariona. Then she was ordered scrapped. Her remains are stacked In the rear of an old bus. Kits have been put. on the market to convert 10-inch television sets into a 10-incher. Luncheon-Bridge Fetes 120-Guests At Country Club One of the largest luncheon- bridge parties of the current social season was the VCair honoring 120 guests which was given Saturday at the Country Club. * Hostesses tor the occasion re- 3 Mrs. s. E. Tune, Mrs. John Caudiil Mrs. B, M. Logan and Mrs. B. A. The Valentine motif was repcalc-A 1 throughout the decorations of th« arge entertaining rooms in which the guests were seated. A huge bowl of crimson carnalio::: ton"":! tho large mantel. '' " Tiie luncheon guests were seated, at a long white clothed table which was lopped at intervals with hyacinths set in pots wrapped in white lace doilies and tied in large red satin bows, The luncheon-bridge guests wer« scaled at individual tables with each being centered with hyacinth cen- erpieces identical lo those on the luncheon table. i -S ldcr a mimbc ' 1 ot the cups wera hidden red heals, those having the lucky cups were presented hyacinth pots. •* In the bridge game, high score or a mantel clock, made in miniature to that of a grandfathers' clock, was presented Mrs. H c Allen. Second )>ii;h or a red leather jewelry box holding a bracelet from which hung glistening hearts was presented to Mrs. W. F. McDaniels. nurd score of a white satin hosiery box on whicli was appliqued a large red satin heart was given Mrs. Oscar Fendler. Low prizes were presented hyacinth pots. Several out of town guests were included in the guest list. Country Club's * Members to Meet Annual meeting of the membership of Blytheville's Country Club will be held in the club house next Monday nt 7 p.m.. W. J. Pollard, president, announced today. Purpose of tile meeting will be to sleet a new board of directors, which in turn, will elect officers for 1330. Mr. Pollard pointed out that « nominating committee lias been appointed and instructed to select 14 candidates, from which the seven- man board will be elected. Y. M. Birthday Club meets with Mrs. Ltlcias Lendennie at 7 p.m. Legion Auxiliary has meeting at •egion Hut at 8 p.m. Alpha Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi meets with Miss Lonnie Vargett nt 1:30 p.m. Mrs. Dsrutliy Jeiuon co-hoslcss. Mis. Coleman Stevens hostess to .a Nuevc. Tri-Town. meets with Mrs. James ferry. Mrs. Gean Atkinson compliments Tuesday Bridge. TLE Club entertained by Mrs. lobcrt Wcidman. Wednesday Chapter "D" of PF.O sisterhood nects with Mrs. C. S. Lemons with Mrs. C. s. Stevens co-hostess at 1 Mrs. Graham Smibury hostess to Club Eight. Wednesday club meets with Mrs. Charles Rase. Thursday Mr.s. W. H. Pense entertains Thursday Luncheon Club. Tuesday Rook meets with Mrs. H. '. Blankenshlp. Octette club plays with Mrs. Kd- vin Robinson. Mr.s. Bill Gilbow hostess to Ava- on Bunco Club. Mrs. Gene Dickenson hostess to Double Four. Kibitzer's meet with Mrs. Jack Jhnmbtin. Mary Martha Sunday School Claw of First Baptist meets for potlui.k supper at home of Mrs. Alvin iuilf- inan, Sr., at 7 p.m. At The Hospitals lUytheville Hospital Dismissed: Gertrude Bates. City. Jim Whitchead, stcele. Jim furlough. Dell. Dr. Robert Bartlctt Steele. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Samuel Kcnley, Jr.. Holland. Mrs. Iris Webb. Cooler. Mrs. John C. Bright and babv City. Mrs. Lester L. Moras and babv Stcclc. Mrs. T. c. Gatlin and baby, Rt 2. James White, City. Continuous Shows Box Office Opens 1 M5 Show Starts 2:00 10:00 a.m 12:IS p.m 4:3B p.m LISTEN TO KLCN Hoi Oirlce Opens 6:-l5 Bargain Merit Krcrj Nighl Kxccpl Saturday N'o passes honored nn Sund*j nt The KOXX Last Times Today (UOUBLK FEATURK) Great Gatsby wilh Alan I.ailil ami Bclty Field Sky Dragon with Roland Winters anil Keyc t.uke MKTRO NKWS I.asl Times Today South Sea Sinner wilh Shelly Winters anil .McDonald Carey arnmonnt N'cws & Selected Short.- Continuous Showing Everyday Tuesday & _>~, KMT ma Selected Short Subject Continuous Showing Evrryd»j n On the Stage In Person WESTERN CARAVAN TUBS-WED, FEB. 7-8 1 W!TH A SPECIAL TUESDAY MATINEE CINDY r of Ihe OZARKS and her comedy ' Dancing Mule— "Jitterbug" Tins nni!e w;is featured with Ken Maynarcl and Tex Kit- tor in their Rodeo Shows. ALSO See the Cow Pony With a Human Mind BEVERLY HORNETT and her trained dogs "The Canine Revue" ALSO A Shooting and Roping Exhibition ONE HOUR OF FUN FOR EVERYONE Plus "Up in Central Park" with Deanna Durbin and Dick Haymes Admission 25c&50c(Taxlnc.) SI'KCIAI- .MATINKK TUKSDAY starts with the picture at 2:;iO p.m.. .the stage show slnrling at 3:15 p.m. SCHOOr, CHIU)RK\ will lie a?>lc lo see a complete show if Uioy are in the theatre by 3:45 p.m. .. (stage show and the picture.)

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