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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 3, 1950
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) 'COUHTER NEWS FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 1950 Jan« Shelton, Society Editor Bettye Foster Becomes Bride ,This Morning "The First Baptist 'Church 'was the setting this morning ?at 10:00 a.m. for the wedding jjof Miss Bettye Foster, daughter of Mrs. Ed Foster and the ;late Mr. Foster, to Ralph \Vil!'son Patton, son of Mrs. H. iC. Patton and the late Mr. SPattoii. ,1 The Eev. B. C. Brown, pas- ^tor of the church, assisted #by the Kev. Lester D. Strtib- i'har, pastor of First Christian Church, officiated at the sin- pie ring ceremony. •• The rays of the early momtag sun highlighted the floor baskets of ; perfect Easter lilies set In masses 1 of palms and smilax two floor baskets of white wictter holding the lilies were placed on either side of. the prie dicu where the benediction was given. Other baskets of lilies were set among the stately palms and smilax used as a backdrop for the scene. Placed -oh the right side of the faille-covered kneeling bench was a spray of lilies set In 'swirls oJ white maline resting in a cluster of gi-ecti- ' ' .. ery. '• '• . '_ Stately seven branched candelabra holding lighted tapers 'by touches ol sunlight, were set •''among the greenery to light the set-K • ting. As the. relatives and well wishers •of the young couple gathered to - witness thb wedding, L. T. Moore, .Jr., presented a program of nuptial •music. His selections were "An- Vdanle, Cantanile," Tschalkowsky, '"Salut D' Amour," Etgar, and "Evening star," -Wagner. "Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin," Wagner, WBS played for the processional with -'strains of Mendelssohn's "Wedding ..March" being heard for the reces- ,-,8lonal. ' ! ' ; Mr. Holder Sings " "Because," D'Hnrdelot. and "With This Ring I Thee Wed" were sung by Worth Holder. ' Preceding the ceremony the ca- thederal tapers were lighted for the exchange of vows by Mrs. A. B. Smith, Jr., and Mrs. John Nicholson. " Both were dressed in tailored • grey suits with grey -accessories. Both wore shoulder arrangements of white carnations set In looped satin. ' --. Dressed in a suit, of telly green gaberdine \vlth -which she wore pressed burgundy accessories was ^Mrs. Foy Etchieson, who attended ^as matron of honor. Her ensemble , ; was completed with" a shoulder de/ sign .of perfect yellow roses set In ' maline and tied In harmonizing sa-, tin ribbons.' V.. Miss Luelln Barnes, who served ns j bridesmaid, was dressed for the oc- -Jcasion in a suit fashioned in a dusty Vp'lnk shade of wool gaberdine with 'which she wore gleaming navy blue accessories. The jacket of the suit which closed tightly to the waist featured n fullness at the waist ^nlong the belt line. She pinned whito '^carnations at her shoulder. '? • Immediately preceding the bride 'was Honnie Etchieson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Foy Etchkson, who ^served RS flower girl. She was dressed in a frock of powder blue taf- '•••fetft trimmed In rows of starched !.; ;white lace. She wore white accesso- ll'.ries arid pinned in her hair a semi'••'. circle of blue carnations. She car: ried a miniature cream wicker basil : ket filled "with dainty white flow'; ': ers. '. ', Bride Wears Blue Entering on the arm of her bro- •ther, Jack Foster, was the bride who 2 was dressed in suit of skipper blue .- gaberdine with matching shoes anc ; accessories. Closely set buttons fos- ', tened the fitted jacket to the wiiis • with a cape effect in front high^ lighting the shoulder 'line. * Her Ronleight original hat was o r- palest pink and featured rows tiny frills along the crown and brin " line. She carried snow while gloves For her bridal flower she carrie< ' a white orchid set in a bed of wisp; . maline with the entire arrangcmen resting on a white Bible from which ' flowed a profusion of streamers. Buck Fatten of Dyersburg scrvei his brother as best man. Ushers wer ; Jimmle Edwards, J. T. Sudbury Charles Moore and Poy Elchleson. Mother of the bride, Mrs. Foster. ; was dressed in a Swansdown suit of navy blue with whEch she wore • navy rtccc-^sorles. Mrs. Patton, mother of the groom, . selected R tailored suit in a russel —Courier News Photo MR. AND JIKS. HALl'II WILSON PATTON are shown Immediately accented followlll 8 tllcir marringe this morning at ten o'clock at the First Baptist Church. ''Penny" Supper Fetes Nu Phi Mil Sorority Dell Supper Club Meets; Elects New Officers A "penny" supper was given lnst| light at the home of Miss Ncmn iurks, 130 Dougnn, when Nu Phi Mu sorority nnd two guests met tor he- 6:30 affair. Mrs. Robert I. Vance Henderson was elected president of the Dell Supper Club last night at a St. Patrick theme dunce at the Hut. Other officers Thompson and. Mrs. Jack Uawlin eS "_.,">' ^-^ZniTH* 1 ' '" vcre the sorority's guests. The buffet styled supper was ervcd from a Ince draped dining able which was topped with a low rystal bowl holding assorted fruit. Ireen candles set in crystal holders lankcd the arrangement. Miss Burks presided .it the silver service. Members and guests were seated at Individual tallies with tiny stmm- ocks marking each plate. Tnble ippolntmenls in keeping with St. 'atrick's Day were used. Following supper the group spent he evening informally. • • * • Beta Lambda Meets; \1rs. Simon Hostess : .\ Mrs.' Mose Simon was hostess iVednesdny night at her home In Luxora to members of the Beta iambd.1 Club. A short business session wns conducted after which Uie group spent he evening In curd games. Mrs. Simon served refreshments during the evening. shade with which she wore har- .nom'zing grey accessories. lioth mothers pinned white carnations at their shoulders. Mr. Patton and his bride left immediately following the exchange of vows on a southern wedding trip alter which they v;iU ue ut home ill Jonesbpro where the bridegroom is connected with the George McPadden and Sons cotton firm. For traveling Mrs. Patton pinned the orchid from her bridal arrangement nt her shoulder. Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Buck Patton, Arthur Patton and daughter, Chnrlotte Jane, of Dyersburg, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Patton and family, J. G. Patton, Mr. mid Mrs. James P. Campbell n family all of Memphis, Mrs. Charlie Price, Mrs. Dee McMunn, Mrs. Dave Ray, Mrs. Ada Carter, Mrs. Glen Brogdcn, Mrs. Chester Harding all of Kennctt. Mrs. Walter Mchnne Mrs. George Murphy of Bucim Visla, Tenn., Mrs. Mabel Patton and Mrs. Louise Steven? of Newport, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Bcnton, of Little Rock, Mr., and Mrs. Joe Travis and Cynthia Jo of Memphis, Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Jumper of Jonesboro, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Moore, Maiden, Bill Mcban of Horncsvilln, Mrs. Bill Relffcr Mrs. Elizabeth Miimmc and Mr. and Mrs .Arthur Watson of Gideon, Mo. B. Crawford, Jr.. secretary nnd treasurer; and Mrs. Forrest Mooc, e- porter. A huge shamrock on which was written "Dell Supper Club" rested on the entrance door with the decorations ol the .spnclous hall and reception rooms further repeating the St. Patrick theme. Supper wns served the approximately 60 members and guests from 'he low serving table which way onpcd with n bowl brimming with vellow roses and giant jonquils ii which wns interspersed tiny hyacinths. Oreen candles resting in crystal holders flanked the arrangement. - •. ., ; Supper partners for the evening were found by matching tiny shamrocks on which were written Irish songs and proverbs. Guests for the evening were Mr. and Mrs. Randall Hawks, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Peterson. Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Stewart. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Knop, Mr. and Mrs. Wade Jcffcrics. Mr. nnrt Mrs. Malcom Orecnivny. Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Deal, Dick Stacy, Miss Barbara niomeyer of Carulhbrsville. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hnlscll.; Clem Whistle, Mrs. Mavis Settle-mire, Dallas Brownleo, Cecil Mclcalf. Mrs. Helen Sanders and Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Smith. Gomcnq Events Social Calendar Saturday Miss Hetty Woodson becomes the bride of Robert G. McHaney at 5 P.m. at First Baptist church. Parties Continue For Miss Woodson Fre-rmptlal events honoring Miss Betty Woodson, bride-elect of Robert G. Mclfaney, continue to be given as the wedding day, Saturday, approaches. Mrs. George Hale was hostess to five tables of guests Wednesday afternoon for a bridge-canasta party at (he Country Club. Preceding the games In the sunroom of the club, an Iced dessert course was served, the guests. High score prizes of copper and china planters vjere presented Mrs. Charles AfUiick, Jr., o[ Steele and Mrs. Henry Dodd. -Miss Woodson, who was dressed In an afternoon frock of green lace over taffeta, was presented antique silver nut and mint dishes from her hostess, law bowls filled with vivid Jonquils and apricot shaded glndtol were placed at Intervals In the spacious rcom In which the afternoon was spent. Special guests were the mothers of the bride-elect and groom, Mrs. E. 13. Woodson and Mrs. John W. McHaney. Out of town guests from Steele and Osceola attended the affair. A large handpalnted sketch of Miss Woodson, rested on the' door of the Russell 6. Farr home yesterday morning and proclaimed • to the 10 guests attending the 10:00 a.m. breakfast "This is Betty Woodson Day." • Mrs. Farr and Mrs. W. Marlon Williams were hostesses for the affair. Placed at Intervals around the spacious rooms were clippings and pictures referring to the activities of Miss Woodson during her days in junior high and high school with bits ol news for the "Gossip" party being highlighted In the stories. Topping (he dining table was a bnck yard scene completed with blossoming apple tree set in beds of green grass and enclosed with a tiny white picket fence with rows of red and. yellow tulips outlining the fence. "Gossiping" inside the clever miniature were life-like figures of women doing various duties ol the home with a tiny clothes line on which was hung the family wash completing the scene. A large white sign suspended from the chandlicr read," Have You Heart the News? Betty and Eol> are belnj married Saturday." Miniatures d the dining room scene, with the woman holding tluy signs, "Betty am Bob," centered the four tables ai which the guests were seated. Al scenes and decorations were hand- painted. Miss Woodson pinned a gift cor- Bits of News Dr.-J. F. Brownson w»s admitted to Memphis Baptist Hospital yesterday afternoon for treatment. The GA group of Calvary Baptist Church left this morning for Central College, North Little Rock, to attend a GA conference. Those attending were Dorothy Lee Rollison, Peggy, Webb, JoAnn Tedlock Billle Fay Graham, Mrs. Vernon Boyd, leader, and Mrs. Luclan Galncs. The group will return Sunday night, Mr. and Mrs. Berry Allen announce the birth of a daughter Monday at Walls Hospital. Tin baby, who Is their third child, haf been named Eleanora Jane. The; ave two other daughters, Mar on and Sara Ross. Mrs. Allen is he former Miss Pat Child! Miss Evelyn Jean Plug, daughtei : Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Pigg and etsy Covlngton. daughter of Mrs lyron Nailllng of Osceola. will ar ic home today from Vanderbil niverslty to serve as bridesmaid the wedding of Miss Inez Hen erson and Wilbur Wlldy. The cere inny will be performed Sunday af eriioon at the home of Mr. Irs. Braxfon Bragg in Osceola. Mrs. Odle Ynrbro Is 111 at he ome on Sycamore Street. Major and Mrs. Dan McT.enn <y Bfacon. Gil., announce the birth daughter 'yesterday. The baby, •ho Is their second child, has not ct been named. They Have one bild, a son, Dnnlel Paul. Major McLean is attached to the I4lh Air Force headquarters, Warner-Robins Field. Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Wetenkamn nd daughter, Terry, of Memphis : 'i]'. be the weekend guests of Mrs. V/cf'-nkamps' mother, Mrs. E. M. Forry Sr. , Mrs. Clyde Bunch underwent an iri'i'rdectomv yesterday at Blythe- il'e Hosnital. Miss Evelyn Hill of Luxora has jeen elected vlce-nrcsident of the student chapter of the Music Edu- ators National Conference of Blue Mountain College, Blue Mountain. Miss. Clvde C. Fowler, aviation electronics technician third class. TJSN. snn of Mr. and Mrs. Clvde Powler of Blytbeville, has ronorted to the Fleet Air Training Unit based at the Naval Air Station, San Diego Calif. sage of yellow tuli[)s to the shouldei of her smart brown linen frock with which she wore brown and white accessories. Following breakfast the guest played bingo with prizes being pre scntiul Mrs. Charles Afflick, Jr., o Stcclc. Mrs. Harry A. Hnines, Mrs E. B. Woodson, and Miss Harric Washington of Holly Grove. Miss Wcoclson was presented silver bread tray from the hostesses * * •' Two Guests Meet With Thursday Night Club Mrs. Burks Barker and Mrs. Ro land Coslner were guests with mcnl birs'of the Thursday Night clu wrten Mrs. Vesta Rowen was hostcs to the group at her home last nigh Potted plants were arranged i the entertaining room In which th evening was spent playing rook. Mr.s Costner won high score at! Mrs. J.' A. Saliba rooko. During the evening refreshmen v.xre served. A microwave is a radio wave of high frequencies whose wavelength is less than one meter. Holland News i By Mrs. Ed Hampton, Jr. The South ' Holland Extension Club conducted a regular meeting 'eb 23 at the home of Mrs. Thomas Jones with nine members present. Mrs. Jones led the club In reading he club collect after which Mrs. Willie Prltchard led the group in sinking, Mrs. Gcrvls Capps, president, spoke to the group on rug making. During the afternoon the hostess served refreshment*. Yarbro HD Club Has Meeting The Yarbro Home Demonstration Club and one guest, Mrs.. Monroe Besharse, met yesterday at the liomc of Mrs. Elza Wheeler. The meeting was presided over by vice-president, Mrs. Walter Barnes, who opened the meeting by presenting crocheted dollies. Mrs. LeRoy Henry gave the, devotional after which the group sang "Arkansas." The hostess read the poem "March" followed by roll cal wli'rh was answered by each mem ber te"iii» how housework could be mtfr easier. Ir. the business session the group discussed the highway improvemen project and the possibility of send ing bnoks lo tuberculosis patients. Mrs. Helen Willis, poultry leader lisciissed raisinc; baby chicks ofte vhich Mrs. Dave Abbott, horn srounds leader, spoke on flowcrln .ree.s. Mrs. Henry, Young displayed •rochetcd rug made from men ;ocks after which the hosier ihowed guests towels and an 01 gandy apron. In the social h'onr following game vere played under the direction Mrs. Monroe Besharse with prize icing presented Mrs. H. A. Bugi Mrs. Paul Abbott, Mrs. G. T. Grace and Mrs. Barnes. The hostess served a dcsser (.ourse and orange punch. Armore! HD Has Luncheon Meet Mrs. Sam Hnnley was hostess yesterday to 14 members and one guest, rs. Gertrude Holtmon, home dc- onslratloti agent, of the Armorel D Club for a covered dish luncheon eettng. Each member answered the roll all by telling the household duty ie enjoyed mos,t, Mrs. Jock Adklsson gave the de- otional, after which Mrs. W. A. ndcrson spoke to the group on e roadside park and highway adside park and highway beauti- ciition plans. Making Home Life Easier" was ie topic of discussion presented by Irs. Harvey Parrlsh and Mrs. John Jayes. Mrs. Hollman conducted a round able discussion of the Home Dem- nstrntton Club library and . urged 11 mothers to encourage their chil- ren to become 4-H Club members. The meeting was closed with the ending of the Woman's Creed. SAE Fraternity Plans Dinner The Blythevillc Alumni Association of Sigma Alpha Epsilon will meet March 9 at Hotel Noble for a banquet for its members and brother S.A.B.'s. George Hubbnrd, Jr., president and Dick White, secretary, are planning the dutch dinner honoring the fraternity's founder's dny. Any S.A.E. Interested In attenrt- In2 is asked to contact either of the officers. The dinner is to begin o 7 p.m. won by Mrs. W. B. Mayo, second high, Mrs. Harold Uinson, and rooko Mrs. Groven Wren. During the afternoon Mrs. Blakemore served refreshments. At Trie niylhcville Hospital Dismissed: E. L. Hale, City. Bo Hubener. city. Alice Mdntyer. City. Nathan Jnc-:son. Turrell. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Helen Harrison, Armorel. Mrs. G. D. Shea and bubv, Rt. Mrs B. B. Irawford, Dell. Mrs. R. B. King. City. Baby James Cloyd Pierce, Cootc Mrs. Olive Bell Hnmm. Luxora. 80th Birthday Is Observed MANILA, Ark,, March 1—A. J. Donner, of Blythevllle, Ark., was honored here last night with a surprise party in honor of his 80th birthday at the home of Ills son, Mr. and Mrs. Leo 'J. Donner. Mr. Donner, born In New York, came to Manila In 1917 and engaged In farming until his retirement Ir. 1947 when lie moved to Dlythcville where he has since mdfc his home, Jf Guests .at the Donner home in Manila included Mr.' and Mrs. Francis Donner of Gosnell, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Donner of Armorel, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Holmes, of Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Bollinger and Mr. and Mrs. Otto Donner and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wright, nil P! Manila. New Liberty News The Baptist Church will begin a •aining union study course Monday r.'ight and which will continue through Friday. B. T. Liulner, training union director, is in charge of the course. The Rev. Ernest Cox, pastor of the Clear Lake Church, will teach course. Den Cooper of the New Liberty Church, will conduct a class. Charles Lipford and Lelman Bounds will nlso be instructor. Mr. Lipford ind Mr. Bo"nds are from the Cal- irv Baptist Church. ' The pastor, the R-.v. Russell Duffer, will teach a class for deacons. Hits of News Mr. and Mrs. John Tyer of Forest City were the weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Williams. Mr. and Mrs H. E. Long have returned home after a two weeks' visit with relatives In New Smyrna Be?ch, Fla. Mr. and Mrs. Wllllnm Langlcy have returned home after visiting in Jefferson City, Mo. ' Mrs. J. F. Wheat who has been ill in the Walls Hospital has returned to her home and Is improving. Calvary Circles Programs Go On Mrs. Darryl Lnnsfqrd was hostess yesterday to members of Circles One, Two and Five of Calvary Baptist Church for the fourth in the series of "Week of Prayer" programs. The meeting was opened with a devotional and prayer which was given by Mrs. P. H. Jernigan. The program, "On Our Doorsteps," was Jed by Mrs. Porter Miller with Mrs. Inez Gentry, Mrs. Woodrow Wilder, Mrs. Mabel Lunsford, Mrs. H, J. Fondren and Mrs. Reba Priest participating. "Prnise Him,-Praise Him" and "Take My Life and Let It Be" were sugn by the group. Prayers for home missions were led by Mrs. Fondren, Mrs. Priest, Mrs. Luusford, Mrs. W. F. O'Neal and Mrs. Harold Cavnsher during the meeting." Mrs. Gentry dismissed the meeting with prayer. FOR SALE Concrete calverls, 12 Inch to 48 inch, plain or reenforced. Also Concrete Building Blocks cheaper Mian lumber for barns, chicken houses, pump • houses, tenant houses, too! sheds- We deliver Call us for free estimate. OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. 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