The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 26, 1954 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 26, 1954
Page 3
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MONDAY, APRIL *6,19&4 (ARK.) MARRIED HERE — are shown following their Church, Mrs. Nelson was daughter of Mr. and Mrs. home in Milwaukee, Wise, to Florida. (Courier News Mr. and Mrs. Howard George Nelson marriage yesterday at the First Baptist before her wedding, Miss Freda Smith, George W. Smith. They will make their , upon their return from a wedding trip Photo) Miss Freda Smith Becomes Bride Of Howard George Nelson Here In a double-ring ceremony yesterday afternoon at the First Baptist Church here, Miss Freda Irene Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Smith, became the bride of Howard George Nelson of Milwaukee, Wis. Mr. Nelson is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin A. Nelson of Chicago. The Rev. E. C. Brown officiated at the exchange of vows which took place at three o'clock. Floor baskets of white gladioli, white snapdragons and greenery with a background of'palms and lighted tapers provided a background for the wedding party. A white satin-covered prie dieu centered the altar arrangement and family pews were marked by satin bows. Mrs. Charles Smith, soloist, and Mrs. C. M. Smart, organist presented a program of nuptial music. ,Mrs. Smith's selections were "Because," and the "Lords Prayer." Mrs. Smart wore an afternoon frock of pale blue taffeta and pinned a corsage of white carnations at her shoulder. Also wearing white carnations, Mrs. Smith wore a pink and black afternoon dress of faille taffeta with black patent accessories. Tapers were lighted by a niece and nephew of the bride, Teresa Ann Pasold and Michael Pasold. Teresa Ann was gowned in a yellow organdie dress with a headpiece of daisies. Serving her sister as maid of honor and only feminine attendant was Miss Barbara Ann Smith, whose gown was a semi-formal of pink teffeta, fashioned with a princess style waistline, and bouffant skirt to" waltz length. She carried a colonial bouquet of blue Dutch iris, and pink satin ribbon, prother Gives Bride Given in marriage by her brother, Charles Smith, the bride wore a gown of pure white silk, fashioned with a fitted princess style waist line and bouffant skirt. The peter pan collar of the matching short sleeve jacket, was sprinkled with seed pearls. She carried a white Bible topped with a white orchid set in showers of satin ribbons forget- me-knote and fern, and her veil of illusion fell from a cap of silk, Donald Pratt of Chicago served as best man, and ushers were Raymond A. Pasold of Milwaukee, Tommie Westbrook and Jack Smith of Blytheville, and Ronald Bowers of Memphis. For the marriage of her daughter, Mrs. Smith wore a navy blue sheer dress with white trimming and navy accessories. She was presented a corsage of gardenias. Mrs. Nelson wore a grey and yellow print silk dress with a natural straw hat and black patent accessories. She also pinned gardenias at her shoulder. Reception Given A reception given by the brides' mother was held following the ceremony in the Mirror Room of Hotel Noble. Assisting hi serving and entertaining were Miss Eloise Richardson, Miss Carol Ann Holt, Miss Juanita Ferguson, Miss Nancy Hamby, Mrs. Ray Pasold. The bride's .table, overlaid with a white net cloth and caught with satin bows, was centered with a three tiered wedding cake topped by a miniature bride and groom figurine. The cake was encircled by white carnations and fern and was flanked by crystal candelabra holding burning white tapers. Out-of-town guests attending were Mr. and Mrs. B, A, Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Pratt, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Crusoe, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Dokka, David Dokka, Miss Susan Dokka, George A. Nelson, all of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Pasold and children, Teressa and Mike of Milwaukee, Wis., P. Albert Nelson of Lagrange, HI., Lloyd Johnson, Miss Darlene Echstron of St. Charles, 111., Mrs. Blanche Lake Hanson, Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Bowers and PAGE nun MOST ORIGINAL — Mr. and Mrs. Newton Whitis were named the most original couple at a costume dance given by the Cotillion Club at Hotel Noble Saturday night. (Courier Newi Photo) Cotillion Club Has Costume Ball WINNERS — Mr. and Mrs. Mason Day, a Southern colonel and Southern belle were named best-dressed couple at the Cotillion Club's costume ball Saturday night at Hotel Noble. (Courier New* Photo) Members of the Cotillion Club were entertained at their annual costume ball Saturday evening" at Hotel Noble when Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Day, Dr. and Mrs. James C. Guard, Dr. and Mrs. T. Rainwater, Dr. and Mrs. Milton Webb, and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cuadra were hosts and hostesses. Guests and members were greeted at the door by the hosts, who were dressed in French butler costumes, and later by the hostesses who were dressed as French maids . A costume contest was held during the evening with Mr. and Mrs. Harry W. Haines, Mrs. Elton Kirby and Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Leech as judges. Dr. Webb acted M master of ceremonies in the judging and announced winners. They were Mr. and Mrs. Mason Day, as a Southern colonel and Southern Belle, best dressed couple; Mrs. Crawford Noble, who wore an authentic Czechoslovankian costume, as best-dressed woman, and Dr Jack Webb, in an authentic Spanish costume, as best-dressed man. Other winners were Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Whitis as the most original couple ,and Mrs. George Green, who was dressed as Daisy Mae, as the most original woman. Carnival decorations prevailed throughout the mirror room. A midnight supper was served from a table overlaid with black and white cloth, and lighted by burning tapers in wrought iron candelabra. Masks were used about on th« tables. Out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Dean Whitesides of Little Rock, and Mr. and Mrs. Bilbo Osborne of Manila. Musical Tea Is Given Here The annual musical tea given for members of the Blytheville Woman's Club was held yesterday afternoon at the club house, when a program of varied music was presented by Blytheville residents. Hostesses for the afternoon included Mrs. J. T. Westbrook, Mrs. R. L. Wade, Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt, Mrs. W. L. Whittaker, Mrs. William Wyatt, Mrs. W. T. Barnett, Mrs. Theodore Logan, Mrs. Russell Riales and Mrs. D. Henley. Decorations were provided by the Garden Department of the Club. Green and white were used along with pastel blossoms. A green organdy cloth over white satin covered the table, which- held a white senterpiece and white tapers. A profusion of spring blossoms in pastels and white decorated the club rooms. Mrs. 'Harry Bradley was director spn Buckie of Memphis, Miss Patricia Henry of Jonesboro, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kohler of Omaha, Neb,. Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Anderson of Osceola, Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Andirson, Jr.. of Memphis, and Mr. and Mrs. Max Parker of Keiser. Rehearsal Dinner Mr. Nelson and his bride left for a wedding trip to St. Augustine, and other points of interest in Florida, ;he bride wearing an Anne Fogarty original dress of blue taffeta with a matching hat and black patent accessories. She pinned the orchid :rom her wedding bouquet at her shoulder. Saturday night, the couple was honored at a dinner at the Razorback Dining Room when 24 guests attended. Pink snapdragons centered the bride's table, and smaller arrangements of the chosen flowers were used at the other tables. Following the three-course dinner, a rehearsal was held. Climaxing the two-day convention of the Arkansas PEO Sisterhood, a '•Cotton Carnival" luncheon was given in the Mirror Room, of Hotel Noble by Chapter AC of Leachville. • Guests were greeted at the door by clowns and given a handbill of welcome upon their arrival. The speakers table was centered by a huge doll seated on a thrown, to represent the queen of cotton. The doll was dressed by Mrs. J. Lee Bearden. of the program, with the assistance of Mrs. George M. Lee. Mrs. C. Johnsen presented two accordian numbers, including "Loch Lomond," and "Over the Waves." Jimmy Buffington presented two vocal solos including "Some Enchanted Evening," and "Where or When." Danny Cobb's vocal number was "Gypsy Love Song," from Victor Herbert's "Fortune Teller." They were accompanied at the piano by (Emily Sue Damon. Forty four members of the Seventh Grade Choir, under the direction of Mrs. J. Wilson Henry and accompanied by Mrs. Henry presented "Brahm's Lullaby;" "Peace," an arrangement of the 23rd Psalm by Koshat; "I Passed Your Window," Ferris wheels, merry-go-rounds, By Brache; and a Mexican Folk clowns and dolls decorated the tables song, while Lucy CaudiU and Mary throughout the room. Serpentine tume dance. and brightly colored balloons were Musical background during the suspended from the ceiling to form Traver Stevenson presented a cos- j a canopy, afternoon's tea was presented by, j^ Earl W nd y served as toast- Miss Damon and Sherry Sparks atj mistress and Mrs _ gyron Goodsen the piano. O f rje Queen gave the invocation, which was followed by the presentation of honored guests. They included Mrs. C. E. Beinhard of Chippewa Falls,.'Wis., vice president of the supreme chapter; Mrs. Goodsen, out-going state president; Miss Bea Collasi of Athens, Greece, a student at Cottey College, and Miss Patsy Barton of Fort Smith a former student at Cottey. A musical program by Pop Hodges Marked Tree Girls' Ensemble, was presented during the luncheon hour. •Mrs. Lewis Weinberg served as chairman of the affair and was assisted by Mrs. Earl Wildy and Mrs. J. D. Wells. Luncheon Held To Climax PEG Convention P< Hostess to Tr JLJ Mrs. Clyde Patton was hostess Friday evening to members of the Vendredi Club at her home. Pansies combined with mock orange blossoms provided decorations for the bridge tables and entertaining rooms. High score in the bridge games was awarded to Mrs. Hank Dodd and second went to Mrs. Bob Metcalf. Bridgo went to Mrs. Max Walters. Mrs. Patton served a dessert course upon arrival of her guests. ••••••••••••••*••••••••' LAST TIMES TONIGHT BUItW-IKUf iNNPVm IWBPwl i^^Pfc •*^wp» "Hell and High Water" ^^^^Sl^^Hfc«^te VHP VM^WI^vHM WH» MON.-TUE.-WED CINEMASCOPE engulfs you in the heroic saga of that mutinous, dsringly magnificent crew of 29 men and one woman on the most desperate x VKTOi • DAVID • CAMIION nUNCEN«| WAYNE. |MITCHW« Prof.Monttl • DurtwitWallttr • "Ski" Brodski MCHAIO 100, Fujimori MM EVANS. Chief Hotter •IUA DARYI« Ocnisc WDMARKu Coindr. JOMS Plus Cinemascope Short: FINALE SYMPHONY" Bits of News Mr. nad Mrs. Mell Brooks spent the week end in Memphis as the guests of their son, J. Mell Brooks, Jr., and family. Mr. and, Mrs. &. Joiner and Mrs. Kenneth Joiner and family of Crawfordsville, Ark., were the guests of friends and relatives in Blytheville yesterday. Herbert Mullins was admitted to Chickasawba Hospital Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Dean Whitesides of Little Rock spent the week end here as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Robinson. Miss Carrie Sue Haynes will be one of the maids in the May Day exercises at Blue Mountain College May 1. Spending the week end here with Mr. and Mrs. R. V. Mallory and daughters, Millie and Loretta, were Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Woodard and daughter, Mary Janet. Mrs. R. B. Stout will leave Thursday to attend the annual state meeting of Tri-Delta Alumnae Association of which she is president. The meeting will be held at the Sam Peck Hotel at Little Rock. Tri-Delta in this area are contacting Mrs. Stout for reservations before Wednesday. Ray C. Turner and son, T. E. of Texarkana, were the, guests this weekend of Mrs. Kathleen Thomas and Mrs. W. W. Hawkins. OPENS 6:30 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS 7:00 2 SHOWS EVERY NITE! RAIN or SHINE! «••••••••••••••••••*•*••••••••••••••••••••••••••• LAST TIMES TONIGHT First Blytheville Showing DRIVE A CROOKED ROAD E FOSTER Stininf A COLUMBIA PICTURE . W«y by BIAKE EDWASDS • Prod-iced by IHNIE TAPS • Directed by RICHARD oiiln£ PLUS TWO COLOR CARTOONS ADMISSION 50c CHILDREN UNDER 12 FREE WITH PARENTS TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY BUCK NIGHT DOLLAR A CARLOAD DOUBLE FEATURE —AND— A UNIVEItSAl-mTEiniATIOfML nCTUH" CARTOON "LIFE WITH TOM" •••••••••.•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••*••••••• NEW STATE P.E.O. OFFICER 4» —Mrs. R. A. Porter of Blytheville Saturday became the only new state board member elected during the state P.E.O. convention here Iftst week. A member of Biy- theville's Chapter D, she became state treasurer. Mrs. Porter follows her mother. Mrs. B. A. Lynch, to the state board. Mrs. Lynch was state president 21 years ago. At the Hospitals Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Aretha Wells, City Mrs. Jessie Coalter, City Willie Ralph Hall, City Michael Craig, Paragould Mrs. Wanda Johnese. City Mrs. Wllma Berry. Steele Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. W. R. Samford, Steel« Sharon Hargett, City Mrs. Robert Atchison and baby, Hornersville Gail Garner, City Helen Hodge, City Blytbcvillc Hospital Dismissed: Harold Harry, City Howard Williams, City Leon Phillips, City Mrs. Junior Parrish and baby, city Marriag* Is Healthy VIENNA (/P)—Married people live longer in Vienna. The city's statistical office says. Next longest lived are single people. Widows and widowers lived less long, and the shortest-lived are divorcees. MOX -Theatre- On West Main St. In Blythevillt Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat.. Sun. 1:00 On Pur Wide-Vision Metallic Screen LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature Distributed by RKO ftwfio Ptctim —AND— HERBERT J. YATES PICTUftE Cartoon & Short TUBS., & WED. Double Feature 'SON*?. Unltod ArtMl —AND— «ANtCL PASCAL •CMAIDSMArS •juamociJM Plus Shorts in Technicolor Former Resident To Be Married Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Heaton of Spokane, Wash., announcevthe engagement of their daughter, Miw Dottle Jean Heaton, fco Thomas C. Sheppard, Mr. Sheppard is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Sheppard of Columbus, Ga., formerly of Blytheville. Miss Heaton is a graduate of Quittman High School in Quittman, Ga., and attended Valdosta College in VaWosta, Ga. Mr. Sheppard was graduated In 1949 from Baker High School in Columbus, where he was a member of the Junior Cizitan Club and the basketball and football teams. He was recently discharged from the Marine Corps after serving thre* yews, the last 11 months of which were spent in Korea. The wedding Is set for June W in Spokane Valley Methodist Church, Spokane. The 0. S. Military Academy »t West Point is America's oldest permanent military post. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 35ft At All Times LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature ftOKKT STEWAJH TAYLOR- GRANGER -BIYTH BETTA ST. JOHN - KEEHAH WYHH JAMES WHITMORE.- KURT KAKNAft — AND— -""••JOAN JACK FONTAINE -PALANCE CORINNE ROBERT CALYET DOUGLAS CHARLES MAfiQUB WMRSI tato* * Mr wo- A MMMOIWr HCfM Metro News Tues., Wed., & Thurs. Double Feature SCOTT BRADY MARY CASTLE WHITE FIRE — ANI>- An I DEW ^^r Cartoon "Pctt Hothftd"

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