The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 5, 1954 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 5, 1954
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUKIER NEWS MONDAY, APRIL 5,1954 Society News :«** Csutiafv ITHit/W f I Pat Mullinft, Society Editor MARRIED - Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. McCoy are shown follow- their 2 p.m. wedding yesterday afternoon in Hayti. Mo Mrs. * the **>*. o £ M, «d Mrs. A. D. Alice Dawn Priest Becomes Bride of Robert E. McCoy HATH - Si a ceremony here yesterday afternoon, Miss Alice bewn Priest, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Priest of Blytheville, became tfae bride of Robert E. (Bob) McCoy of Hayti. The vows were exchanged at two o'clock in the afternoon in the Fir«t BapMst Church, with the Bev.. James M. Beard, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Bragg City, Mo., officiating. •vcr McCov te the son of Mrs. Katherine Thompson and'Mrs. He- Mr. Mcuoy » uie »».,„„ Jen Butler presided at the table. Among the out-of-town guests were Mrs. Henry Gosa of Bragg City, Mo. Following an undisclosed wedding trip, they will be at home at 322 East Dougan, For traveling, the bride wore a beige suit with brown accessories and pinned the orchids from her bouquet at her shoulder. Bride League Has Meeting A five-table Howell movement was conducted. Saturday when members of the Duplicate Bridge League gathered at Hotel Noble. Mrs. Foy Etchleson and Mrs. Joe Ferguson tied with Mrs. Russell Phillips and Mrs. E. B. Gee for first place with 60 l /z points. In third place were Mrs. S. E. Tune and Mrs. F. W. Whitner, with 59 points. Phone 4461 Parties Given To Honor Couple Here Continuing a series of parties given this week to compliment S/Sgt and Mrs. Rosco E. Crafton of Springfield, Mass., three events were held this week end. Sgt. and Mrs. Crafton, who were recently married in Massachusetts, are in Blytheville to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rosco Crafton, and his sister, Miss Ramona Crafton. On Friday evening, Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Edwards of Whistleville entertained with a dinner party at their country home. A profusion of early spring flowers was displayed throughout the entertaining rooms. The honored guests were presented a gift of silver. On Saturday morning and Saturday afternoon Mrs. Crafton entertained with drop-in parties for groups of close friends of hers and her daughters. The informal parties, which were all white, entertained about 50 friends at 10:30 a.m. and at 4 p.m. For the morning party. Mrs. Crafton wore a gray suit with a pink carnation corsage and during the afternoon ,she wore a black dress with white carnations at her shoulder. White stock and snapdragons formed the central arrangement for the dining room table which was laden with an assortment of party food. Other white flowers were used throughout the rooms in which the guests were entertained. Mrs. A. F. Heinicke, Mrs. Rupert Crafton, Mrs. Edwards, Miss Crafton and Mrs. C. W. Garrigan assisted the hostess in entertaining and serving. Among the out-of-town guests were Mrs. W. R. Brown of Lufktn, Tex., who is visiting her son, J. P. Friend, and Mrs. Friend. . tfermie McCoy and the late M. T. McCoy. Providing a setting for the wedding party with floor baskets of white gladioli and stock, interspersed with emerald fern. White wrought iron candelabra holding white cathedral tapers completed the setting. Mrs. Noble Curtsinger, organist, presented a program of appropriate jnusic for the occasion. She played "Indian Love Call," during the^ ex- thange of vows and the traditional marches, along with other selections. . She wore a navy street length two-piece suit -with matching accessories, and pinned a corsage of White carnations at her shoulder. Miss Betty Presnell of Blytheville served the bride as maid of honor and Mrs. W. L. Shuford of Chaffee, Mo., served as matron of honor. Miss Presnell was gowned in a pale orchid organdy dress with matching bat and accessories, and carried a noesgay of pink carnations- Mrs, Shuford wore an original suit of charcoal gray with matching accessories, and carried an identical Uosegay. Mr. Priest gave his daughter in marriage. She entered the sanctuary gowned in white nylon organza. The yoke, outlined with seed pearls, was filled in with illusion and the fitted bodice was joined to the bouffant terrace length skirt. Mrs. McCoy wore a shoulder length veil which fell from a white juliet cap, and carried a cascade arrangement of white orchids and white satin. Jim Inman served Mr. McCoy as best man. For her daughters marriage, the bride's mother wore a navy blue suit with black accessories, and a corsage of pink carnations. Mrs. McCoy chose a black and white dress and was given white carnations. Following the ceremony, the groom's mother was hostess at her home for a reception. White stock interspersed with greenery provided the centerpiece for the lace covered table. A three-tiered wedding cake, complete with bride and groom miniatures, and crystal punch bowls stood on the ends of the table Miss City At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed Jerry Davis, City Mrs .Warren Rambo, City H. R. Crawford, Dell Mrs. Whitney Morgan, Jr., J. J. Moore, Sr., City Mrs. J. J. Moore, Sr., City Chickasawba Hospital Farris Johns, City Mrs. Farris Johns, City Byron Dickenson, City Mrs. Claude Riley, City Mrs. Inez McCormick, City MarJene Bracken, City Mrs. Emma Koch. City Bits of News i University Club Entertained About 80 members and guest* of the University Club were entertained at Hotel Noble Saturday night when Mr. and Mrs. Blan Heath and Dr. and Mrs. Jack Webb were hosts and hostesses. The theme was "Springtime." Jonquils, bluebirds, and butterflies were painted on the mirrors and carried out throughout the ball room. Party food was served at midnight following an evening of dancing. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Bill Rsrder, Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Dunkley, Mr. and Mrs. Tom A. Little. Jr-» Mr* an< * *& K - J ^ c ^- Cuadia, Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Ritter Mr. and Mrs. Conner Taylor, Mr and Mrs. Joe Freeman, Mr. and Mrs. Kemp Whisenhunt, Mr. and Mrs. Robert McGraw, Mr. and Mrs.*George Green, Mr. and Mrs. Foy Etchieson, Mr. and Mrs. T. H Caraway, Dr. and Mrs. F. E. Utley, Dr. and Mrs. Ed Taylor of Hayti', Mr. and Mrs. Rosco Crafton. Jr.. of Springfield. Mass., Miss Ramona Crafton and Doug Graves of Atlanta, Ga., Mrs. Eloise Nicholson and Charles Moore, Louis itynch, Bill Williams. Mrs. Mary La Nier has returned from Phoenix Ariz., where she spent the past five weeks with her son, W. E- Auten, Mrs. Auten, and their daughters. While there, she visited Grand Canyon. S/Sgt. and Mrs. Rosco E. Crafton are to return to their home in Springfield, Mass., tomorrow after spending several days here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs- Rosco Crafton, and Miss Ramona Crafton. B. G. West, who is ill at his home, is reported to be improved this morning. Among those in Memphis today to attend funeral services for S. J- Cohen are Mr. and Mrs- C. C. Councille, Mr. and Mrs. Joe P. Pride, Jr, and Mr. and Mrs. Max Usrey. Mrs. O. W. McCutchen, Mrs. Georgia Bailey and Mrs. Stan Barton of Omaha, Neb., arrived here this morning, after being called to Battle Creek. Mich., because of the serious illness and death of O. W. McCutchen. Mrs. Lee Richardson, Jr-, was admitted today to the Chickasawba Hospital, where she will undergo surgery. She is in Room B-25. Coming Events Monday Young Women's Auxiliary of the First Baptist Church meets with Miss Pat Mullins at 7:15 p.m., at 906 West Main. Mrs. J. E. Killett is hostess at the parish house at 8 p.m. to members of the Woman's Auxiliary of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. Rebekah Lodge has regular meeting at the IOOF Hall at 7:30 p.m. Trinity Baptist Circles meet as follows: Jewel Abernathy and Evelyn Stafford Circles at the church at 2 p.m.; Mildred Matthews Circle at 7:30 p'.m. at the home of Mrs. Gaylord Lewis; and Marion cook Circle at 7:30 p.m. with Mrs... IdeE Lowe at 612 Lilly. Tuesday Country Club Duplicate Bridge League has meeting at the club. East Side Garden Club has 2 p.m. program meeting with Mrs. C. M. Abbott- Mrs. W. J. GuppLes is Hostess to the TLE Club. La Petite Club meets at the home of Mrs. Rupert Crafton. Mrs. Mike Meroni is hostess to the Tuesday Canasta Club. Miss Betty Harber is hostess to members of the N- N. Club. Blytheville Lodge 18 of IOOF has 7:30 p.m. meeting at the hall. American Legion .Auxiliary has meeting at the Hut. Wednesday Mrs. L. E. Old is hostess to the Wednesday Club. Mrs- G. O. Foetz entertains Club Eight. Mrs. G. G. Caudill is hostess to the Town and Country Club. Thursday Elliott Fletcher Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy has 12:30 p.m. meeting at the Razorback Drive-in. Hostesses are Mrs. Cleo Langston, Mrs. W. D. Cobb, Mrs. Loyd Welch, Mrs. W. I. Denton, Mrs. F. E Webb and Mrs O. O. Poetz. Mrs Harry A. Haines is hostess to the Kibitzer Club. Mrs. C. A. Cunningham is hostess to members of the Mid-Week Club. Mrs. Russell Phillips entertains members of the Thursday Club. Mrs. G. G. Caudill is hostess to the Thursday Contract Club. Duplicate Bridge League to meet at Hotel Noble. Friday La Finesse Club meets with Mrs. Jack Webb. Mrs. R. A. Porter is hostess to the Friday Club. Friday Contract club meets with Mrs. C. L. McWaters. So Flattering To Matrons Space between the sun's planets is not a complete vacuum. It weighs a little more than a sex- trillionth of an ounce per cubic centimeter. This isdu e to dust particles and to elemental particles—electrons and protons—shot from the surface of the sun. Long before tne arrival of the Pilgrims in the. New World, the turkey was the national bird. It was bred extensively as a medium of exchange by the Aztecs, who also wove colorful garments from = YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Last Times Tonight "BENEATH THE 12-MILE REEF" In CinemaScope AND TECHNICOLOR Starring: Rob«t • Wogntr Ttrry Gilbtrt Moore • Roland ..•if its washable 1ET US LAUNDER IT! You can't beat us — for efective, easy-on-your-clothes laundering, expert finishing, convenient frienldy serv- ice. Choose from our many services today. Phone 4418 for pickup and delivery. LAUNDRY • CLEANERS Visitor Given Party In Halsell Home Among a series of parties being given this week end for visitors of Blytheville was an informal afternoon affair given by Mrs- Melvin Halsell and Mrs. R. E. Green at the Halsell home honoring Mrs. Robert Hester of New York. Mrs. Hester is the houseguest of her sister, Mrs. Coleman Stevens. About 40 guests called between the hours of three and four oclock in the afternoon. Mrs. Hester wore a princess style gray starched cotton frock and the hostesses pinned a corsage of daisies at her shoulder. Assisting Mrs. Halsell and Mrs. Green in entertaining were Mrs. Weldon Rainwater, Mrs- Ben Mac White, Mrs. Newton Whitis, and Mrs. Lynn Hughes. The refreshment table was laid with bright pastel colors and black wrought iron. Centering the table, a wrought iron container held a bouquet of daisies and was flanked by wrought iron matching candleholders, which were entwined with greenery and tiny daisies. The sun porch carried out an Easter theme, with a large Easter bunny used as the center of attraction. Pansies, roses, jonquils, iris and other spring flowers in massed arrangements were used throughout the Halsell home. Saint Peter's Church, in Rome, is not a cathedral, for the true cathedral chair of the Pope is in another church. A true or.^hestr* .is madt up mainly of stringed instruments; a band "usually has only wind and percussion instruments. 8102 36-52 Sue Burnett Here is a lovely afternoon frock created to compliment the mature figure. Finish with ruffling, or have a big shawl collar with trimming. Pattern No. 8102 is in sizes 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52. Size 38, 4Va yards of 39-inch; % yard contrast. For this pattern, send 30c in COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Blytheville Courier News, 372 W. Quincy Street, Chicago 6, 111. Spring '54 Basic FASHION contains a wealth of smart, easy to sew styles for all sizes. Colorful, informative and interesting. Send 25 cents today for your copy. How Long Is the Play? NEW HAVEN, Conn. G?) — A Yale University lecturer told an audience that back in 1594, a play with this title (try it on today's theater marquee) was produced in England: "The First Part of the Contention Betwixt the Two Famous Houses of Yorke and Lancaster, with the Death of the Good Duke Humphrey; and the Banishment and Death of the Duke of Suf- folke; and the Tragicall End of the Proud Cardinall of Winchester, with the Notable Rebellion of Jack Cade; and the Duke of Yorke's First Claime Unto the Crowne." Aged Nurse Paints LINCOLN. 111. W — Sister Louise Mertnitz, 93-year-old retired nurse of Deaconess Hospital, has painted pictures all her life. Like Grandma Moses, she's only late getting recognized. The Lincoln Public Library displayed her painting of a bright landscape of blues and greens, showing two white colonial homes bordering on a quiet lake. She calls it "George Washington's Birthplace." -Theatre- On West Main St. In Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat,. 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