The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 25, 1950 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, November 25, 1950
Page 2
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PACE TWO BI.TTHEVn.T.E (ARK.) OOtmiTCR KKWS Shelton, Society Editor Mis* Beasley Becomef Thanksgiving Day Bride In a Thanksgiving dir ceremony, MUi R«b* M. Btasley, daughter at Mr. and Mrs. Willie Beaslcy of Blythevllle, w«* married to Billy M. O«nn, son of Mr. and Mr». T. E. Gsnn ilso of Blythevllle. The tingle ring ceremony W»B performed it 3 p.m. Thursday at the home o( the Rev. George Mc- Gbehey, pastor of the Lake Street Methodist Church. Maid of honor and only feminine attendant was Miss Lottie Pearl' Stilwell. A rust shaded corduroy suit worn with harmonizing black accessories was chosen by Miss SU1- well for the occasion. At her shoulder was pinned white gardenias set in looped satin. Given in marriage by her father, Mr. Beasley, the bririe chose a navy blue suit and carried'a satin laid Bible. The bride's wedding suit was tailored and the snug fitting Jacket closed to the neckline with miniature buttons. She wore (Tray accessories and for her bridal flower pinned fragrant gardenias at the shoulder line of her suit. A profusion of white satin streamers flowed away from the centra) point of the Bible. Dainty white, flowers were tied in the streamers. Charles Thompson served as best man. For her daughter's marriage, Mrs. Beasley chose a tan suit with which she wore red accessories. A mist gray tailored suit worn with black accessories was selected by Mrs. Gann. mother of the groom. Bith wore corsages of gardenias. Immediately following the ceremony Mrs. Beasley anil Mrs. Tollie Gann entertained the wedding guests with a reception at the dome of the groom's parents. Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Gann on Franklin. White chrysanthemums, snapdragons and gladioli filled vases and howls set nbout the reception and entertaining room of the home. The triple tiered wedding cake surrounded by fern cr'.ltered the lace covered Chippendale table from which the foods were served. A low bowl of white snapdragons rested on the table. Mr. Gann and his bride left later in th« evening for a wedding trip through the Ozarks after which they will be at home in Blylhcvillc. Mrs. Partlow Entertains Club Plight Members Luncheon at the • Country Club preceded an afternoon of bridge at the H. G. Partlow.home Wednesday for member! of club Eight. Potted plants decorated- the entertaining room of the home in which bridge was played. High score winner was Mrs. Otto Scrape, with cecond high going to Mrj. Partlow tnd bridgo to Mrs. Jesse M. White. THANKSGIVING DAY WEDDING COUPLE— iMr. and Mrs. Billy M. Gann are shown at 'the reception following their marriage Thanksgiving clay. They will be at home in Blylheville following their return from a wedding trip. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1»M Wlw«i Scroojjt'i Mpfew, Fr«), dropped by te v»h kn i»ch o merry Cluisrm«, and to i«»ite Jiirn to Chmtnxn dinner, rh* old curmudgeon turned an him with "Christmas! Bah! Humbug!" Thehtorfof Eb«tcz« Scrooge w« Only...,...., colder than the cell in which his one employee, the wretched Bob Crofchtt, toiled • .""ft I" 1 ** wfco 9°" <*»"* *'* 'M*«y Ck««W M to IM should be boiled wirk his on pudding and buried wtk • sMu of holly through h« heart!" reared Scmooc. LUXORA NEWS Hi Mr* U t) Driver —Mason's Studio Lange P.T.A. Meets In Theatre On« hundred twenty-one members and four guests of the Lange Parent Teachers Association met Wednesday «fternoon at the Mox Theatre for the monthly business •esslon. Following the 2:30 p.m. Executive Board meeting, Mrj. R. L. Wade, Jr.. opened the genera! meeting with the devotional, "Freedom of Bpeech." Mrs. John Miles Miller gave the president's message after which Mrs. Fred Steadman. program chairman. Introduced Mrs. Hiram Wylle. principal speaker, who discussed "Citizenship and Freedom." It was announced by Mrs. ray Austin, magazine chairman, that the PTA had been admitted into the "SO" Club which la an organization for PTA'S obtaining 50 subscriptions to the PTA magazine. The first grade room of Miss Elizabeth Hnlstead was presented So for attaining a 100 per cent PTA membership. In the room count Miss Halstead's first grade and Mrs. Earl Stabler'* fifth grade won Ihe attendance prizes. President. Mr. Harry Bradley announced that there would be no December meeting. The next meeting will be held Jan. 31. 1951. The fourth grade mothers were hostesses for the occasion. Bits of News Charles Henderson ami guest, Hugh Wise of Fort Lauderdalc. Fla., are ttii weekend guests of Mr. Henderson's parents, Mayor and Mrs. Doyle Henderson. Mr. Henderson and Mr. Wise are classmates .H Vnnderbllt, University, Nashville. Dr. Charles Craig left today for St. Louts to attend a dental meeting. He will return Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wagner and family have as their holiday weekend guest their son and brother, frank Wagner, Jr.. who is a student, at Georgia Tech. Atlanta. Ga. Russell Rlley of Birmingham, Mich., and Jim Oates. both students at William Jewell College, Liberty, Mo., are the weekend guests of Mr. Dates' parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Oates. Fred Child, a freshman at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Is the guest of his father, Dr. Fred Child and family. Mr. and Mrs. James Roy and son had as their Thanksgiving clay guests Mrs. Roy's brother. Walls Trimble and Mrs. Trimble of Little Rock. Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Llmbird ol Shoffncr. Ark., returned to their home yesterday after having been the Thanksgiving guests of their daughter Mrs. Floyd Hiirreison and Mr. Harrelson at their newly completed home at 700 Pecan. Condition of Mrs. J. Farrls McCalla, who is a patient at Memphis Methodist Hospital. Is reported as satisfactory. Mr. McCalla returned from Memphis last night but will return this .afternoon to be with her. Mrs. Walter Day to » patfent at Memphis Baptist. Hospital. Allen Bush, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Bush, who is attending the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is the weekend guest o! his parents. Mr. ami Mrs. Hugh Gentry and son, Donald, spent Tnanksgiving in Tulsa, Okla.. as guest of their son and brother, Denny Gentry, who is attending the University of Tulsa. While there they attended the Arkansas-Tulsa football game. Mrs. J. F. McClurgc of Blytheville is reported In n satisfactory condition at the Cottonbcll Hospital in Texarkana following a major operation. Condition of Mrs. Dan Stout, who is a patient at Memphis Baptist Hospital, is riported as satisfactory. Miss Marion Maycs will play the role of Oberon. king of the fairies. In Shakespeare's ".Midsummer Night's Dream" to be presented Dec. 1 at Blue Mountain College. Blue Mountain, Miss. Miss Mayes. who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs, ,7ohn Maycs of Blythevillc, is a junior. She is vice-president of Ihe ModeMJ.-ms. and program chairman for the Mountain Masquera- ciers. She has appeared In "Elizabeth the Queen." Mrs. Jimmy Parks and daughter. Deborah, arrived yesterday afternoon from their home In Fliii'., Mich., to be Che guests of Mrs. Parks' parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. G. Slielton and'family. Out-of-town residents attending attending the funeral of M. L, Hawkins yesterday were Mr. and Mrs. W. H. O'Kee anil son, Bill and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Holleman of Nashville, Tenn,, Mrs. J. H. Wilbanks of Marshall, Tex., Mr. and Mrs. Leon Smith and daughter. Joyce, Mrs. Tommy Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Putnam, Curlee Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Verdane Smith all of Bonicord. Tenn.. Mr. and Mrs. Will Hawkins of Nnshville. J. C. Shelton of Caruthersville and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bryant of Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Burns had as their guests for Thanksgiving, their daughters. Mrs. Jack O'Keefe, Mr. O'Keefe and daughter, Darian, all of Memphis, and Mrs. David Barton. Mr. Barton and their daughter, Kay, all of Catron, Mo. Mrs. Elizabeth Jackson and daughter, Joyce, and Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Ray Jackson of Bowling Green. Ky.. th t the holiday weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Johnson In their new home 704 Northeast Parkway Drive. Mrs. J. J. Johnson returned last "leht from Charleston, Mo., where she was called following the death of her brother-in-law, p. p. White. Mr.. White died Wednesday in a Cent-ralia, 111., hospital. New Liberty News Mrs. B. F. Gay was hostess for a family dinner Sunday honoring the birthdays of R .A. Nelson and Ray Nelson of Blytheville and B F anrt Prank Gay of Memphis. Mrs. T. Alexander, who has bfen in Los Angeles. Calif., for the past two months visiting her grand' daughter arrived home this week. Mrs. Tommie Page and son Tommie Dale, who have been spending the past month with hei parents, Mr. and Mrs. I'.arold Harmon have returned to Boston, Mass Hugh Williams motored to Memphis Monday to accompany hi? brother. George Williams to Blytheville. Mr. Williams had been a patient, for the past ten days at the Baptist Hospital. Mrs. Earl Baker Is In Oran. Mo. .where she was called clue to thr serious illness of her mother, Mrs A B. Carter. Mr. and Mrs. Orville Mitchell "Where Christ and Christians Meet" CHURCH OF CHRIST OUR CROWDS DEMAND TWO SERVICES SUNDAY! • Sermons Sunday Morning "The Promised Christ" Sunday Evening "The Origin and Claim.s of Roman Catholicism No. in" KLCN 12:15-12:3(1 Dally Everybody Welcome H. F. SHARP Evangelist Early Service 8:45 Song Loader— James Thompson Second Service 10:50 Song Leader-— W. T. Shellon CHURCH of CHRIST Main at Highway 61 Miss Marilyn Owen of Little Rock and Miss Jean Owen of Memphis were weekend guests of tlieir mo- tiier. Mrs. Julia B. Owen, and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. n. c. Krvaiu. Mi=-s Greltlien Barnes, Mrs. Emma Lee Keimamcr ami Mrs. Ray- inon pate spent the weekend In Conwny.. The part.v motored to Hoojwille Sunday for a visit with Mr. Pate. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Corkran, long time residents of Luxora hove recently moved to Memphis, where (lie.v HOW make their home. Mrs. T. F. Hudson returned home this week from a several weeks' stay at Ormond Beach, Fla. Mr. and Mrs. S, B. Roxelle are on an extended visit in Tucson, Ari/., Mrs. Joe Hires and grandson. Charlie Joe Kochenderfer, spent last week visiting relatives in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Murry Richardson were Memphis visitors last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Blmer Hall and Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Castlio attended the Arkansas-SMU football game In Little Rock Saturday. Mrs. Avis Crawford, who returned last week after an operation at Memphis Baptist Hospital, left Tuesday for further treatment at Cleon and Roland Mitchell left Wednesday for Sioux City, la., to be with Mr. Mitchell's mother, Mrs. Gertrude Mitchell, who is ill at her home. Mrs. H. C. Buck spent Tuesday in Memphis. Cominq Events Social Calendar Mondij First Baptist Church circles meet —Circle One, Mrs. E. L. Boggs; Circle Two, Mrs. C. M. Smart: Circle Three, Mrs. R. E, Blaylock; Circle Four. Mrs. Alvin Huffman, Jr.; Circle Five, Mrs. R. w. SVooten, Circle Six. Mrs. Clara Marttn, Ho- U>l Noble. Lake Street WSCS meets at the church nt 7 p.m. 'luridly Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi complimented with a dessert bridge-canasta at the '.V. o. Reeves home at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. Henry nodd and Mrs. T. H. Caraway, hostesses. , Twin Table Club meets at the home of Mrs. Marie McCullom. Miss Frances McCullom. co-hostess. TLE Club meeLs with Mrs. Jerry Scrape. Country Club Duplicate Bridge League plays at the Country Club at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. Ben Mac White entertaining La Nueve. Tri-Town Club plays at the home of Mrs. Newton Whltis. La petite meeting at the J. T. Montandon home. Mrs. n. C. Rose hostess to Town and Country Club. Wednesday Mrs. Charle.1 C. Langston Club Eight hostess Wednesday Club meets at P. E. Black home. Miss Vera Goodrich entertaining C]B Club. Thursday Mrs. Raymond Shamlin hostess to Avalon Hunco club. Alpha Beta Bunco club entertained at the Jack Marsh home. Mrs. Johnny White hostess to Kibitzer Ciub. Mrs. T. O. Huey compliments Thursday Rook Club. Friday Mrs. Doyle Henderson entertaining Friday Contract Club. Trie Philippine Islands, poor In native animal iifc. abound in birds, having some 700 different species. Marriage Licenses The following couples obtained marriage licenses yesterday at the office of Miss Elizabeth Blythe county clerk: ' Bobby Joe Rny and Miss Eva Lowcry, both of Blytheville. Billy M. Gnnn and Miss Reba Marie Beasley, both of Blylheville Harold Jackdon of Blytheville and Miss Betty Jane Boone of. Steele Missouri. ' Death Bell Is Tipoft BERLIN (AP>— As a century-old custom, the bell of the local church is tolled every time a resident of Sladtoldendorf in West Germany dies. The housing office now wants this custom discontinued. The town is so crowded, officials say, that a few minutes after the lolling, people queue up to apply for the living quarters of the deceased. the hospital. Parties of Luxorans taking advantage of last week's opening deer serson included W. !i. Skeen. J. D. Church. Ezra Snow, and J. L. Church, in one group hunting north of Russelh'ille. ami W. C. meadows. Joe Gentry and son. Ray olive, and T. M. Hooker in n group hunting at Mountain Home. Bucks were bagged by Mr. Si:een. J. D. Church. Ray Olive, and T. M. Hooker. Mrs. Sue M. Brown spent several dnys last week visiting relatives In Memphis. Hodge Jett is « patient In Memphis Baptist Hospital this week. Fresh Meats — Groceries Produce — Frozen Foods BOYD TOMLINSON GROCERY & MARKET South T6fh & Vine Phone'4921 Delivery Service on Saturdays FORD TRACTOR OWNER* You're invited to see the free movie of G Pioneer Agriculture Classroom reen Showing the Growth of American Agriculture In this very Interesting motion picture, you'll sec how men from the Department of Agricullure (raveled lo China and returned with Ihe soybean., now our fifth greatest cash crop! You'll see how long-range planning of Missouri farms has conserved soil, reduced erosion anrl increased yields from five In seven dollars per acre! These stories Rnd many.others which show the. :00 year progress of American farming... "II vividly presented in beautiful Technicolor. So don't miss fhis free show. And for reservalions, write or call Russell 1'hil- lips Tractor Co. Your Family Will Enjoy This Free Entertainment —^^^^^^^^^^^^•^^^^^^^^^ Agriculture was first taught as a Natural Science at Michigan Agricultural College near Lansing, Michigan in 1857 I hi* M a scene from (he Technicolor molion picture, "Waves ?i .m/ cn t , w '" cl1 ls to be shown here as a main feature of the We Salute American Ao-rinilhira" nwirr,..,™ ? f Gyeen/' , wllic " h is to be shown here as a main feature of the We Salute American Agriculture" program. TUESDAY NIGHT at 7:30 NOVEMBER 28 Women's Building-Walker Park At the Fairgrounds in Blytheville SPONSORED p ~ South Hiway 61 RUSSELL PHILLIPS TRACTOR CO. BlythevilU At Tlie Hospitals ll, Hospital Dismissed: Patty Hyatt, Manila. John Ferguson, Jr., Melbourn. Mrs. L. M. Speck and babj', Joinw. Willi Hospital Dismissed: Donald Wayne Enderson, City. Ann Powell, City. Listen to Kl.CN at 10:11) a.m. and 4:UO p.m. dally for OUT pro- cram announcement*. 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