The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 11, 1954 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 11, 1954
Page 2
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BLTTHTTTLLE fABK.) COTO1ER PatHullin Society News i, Society Editor * PI Phone 3-4461 Lt Dickson The marriage of Miss Buby Jean Schwab of Lakeland, Fla,, and Lt. Kenneth Wayne Dickson of Blythe- vill«, was solemnized Apr. 30 in the home of the Rev. M. C. Whitten, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Hernando, Miss. The bride, the daughter of Mr. proof. Fla., is a graduate of Laboratory Institute of Merchandising in New York City and was employed at Florida Southern College in Lakeland prior to her marriage. Lt. Dickson, who is the -son of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Dickson of Bly- tbeville, was an honor graduate of Arkansas State College in Jonesboro. He is the youngest cadet to receive his commission as second lieutenant and jet pilot at Bryan Air Force Base. Tex, Their only attendants at the double-ring exchange were the bride- Powell-French Rites Solemnized In a ceremony Saturday in Holland, Mo.. Miss'Betty Joyce French of St. Louis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy H. French of Holland, became the bride of Royal Vincent Powell, also of St. Louis. Mr. Powell is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Artie Powell. The marriage was solemnized at the Church of Christ at eleven o'clock in the morning, with Trumann House, minister, officiating. Baskets of white gladioli and stock tied with white satin ribbon , J.11C WA*UC, t^ji*. «»^»^>.-.—- — SLOCK UICU W1WU wiiibc otti-iu liuuui* and Mrs. O. V. Schwab, of Frost mtersperse d with candelabra hold- •w*»___ ^c "m*. •»!> A n^T"<a rfii4 "frf* -AT lift a- „ . . *. i * __it_^j^. ^ i *. __ groom's parents, who served as j veil of illusion. best man and matron of honor. For her marriage the bride wore an original Dressmaker suit of light grey with accessories of white and navy- T^e veil of her half hat was ing burning white cathedral tapen provided a background for th« double-ring exchange. Miss Norma Lee Shearer of St. Louis, who was gowned in a pink semi-formal gown of lace and net over satin attended the bride as maid of honor. She carried a bouquet of pink carnations. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a white semi-formal gown of lace and net over satin. The fitted bodice was styled with a lace bolero with tiny collar. A seed-pearl tiara held the finger-tip sprinkled with rhinestones, and she carried white rosebuds. Following a brief wedding trip, they left for Laughlin Air Force Base, Del Rio, Tex., wher he will report for special gunnery train- Ing. St. Stepfa Group Convenes Mrs. Charles Smith was hostess to members of the afternoon unit of the Women's Auxiliary of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church yesterday afternoon at her home. Thirteen, members attended. Mrs. Tom Bosmeyer gave the devotional, using as her topic, "Christ Calls to Mission Unity Through The United Thank Offering" which is the May study. Mrs. LeRoy Huddleston, chairman of the offering, explained its use. During the business session, plans for an afternoon of sewing at the parish house May 18 were made. The group will sew articles to be used in Sunday School rooms. Arrangements were made for a coffee hour to be held following the evening service Sunday afc the church when the Rt. Rev. Bland Mitchell bishop of the Arkansas diocese of Little Rock, will* be honored. A single white orchid centered her bouquet of white carnations. Tom Webb of St. Louis served the groom as best man. and Wayne Dougherty, also of St. Louis, was groomsman. The mother of the bride wore a pale blue lace dress with gray accessories. They received corsages of white carnations. The bride's parents were hosts for a reception at their home following the ceremony. Mrs. Charlie Cohoon and Mrs. Voris Workman served at the table. A traditional three-tiered wed- Mr. and Mrs. Powell bride's table. Out-of-town guests were Miss Marion Thurmond of Farmington, Mo,. Bill Jones, Miss Norma Jean Voehl, Miss Alice Nelson. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Webb and Wayne Dougherty, >all of St. Louis. Following a wedding trip the couple will be at home in St. Louis. The bride chose for traveling a pale blue linen dress with white accessories and pinned a white orchid ding cake, topped by miniature corsage at her shoulder. Presbyterians Convene Here Retiring Teacher Is Honored at Party in Holland Six circles of the First Presbyterian Church met yesterday afternoon and last night at the home of members. Mrs. Elbert Huffman and Mrs. Neal Gesell were hostesses to the 13 members of Circle One. Mrs. George Yates gave the devotional. Mrs. Hugh Hudson was hostess and Mrs. W. A. Dobyns was co- hostess to members Circle Two. Mrs. R. L, Johnson gave the de- votonial. Mrs. H. H. Houchins and Mrs. F. D. Underwood entertained 15 members of Circle Three with one guest, when Mrs. C. M. Gray gave the devotional. Mrs. J. A. Saliba was hostess to 13 members of Circle Four, who heard a devotional by Mrs. S. E. Tune. Mrs. Curtiss Anderson and Mrs. George Dillahunty were hostesses to 16 members of Circle Five. Mrs. Herman Carlton gave a program on family relationship, and Mrs. Malcolm Greenway gave the devotional. Operators Give Several hundred guests called Sunday afternoon at the open house honoring Miss Maggie Harber at T<z>/-» "fnr MntnPT^ Holland, who is retiring after 42 i ' CU IUI IV \UUIC I 3 years of teaching. j Telephone operators of the Bly- The setting was the living room j theville office of Southwestern Bell of the home economics building Telephone Company complimented •which was decorated with bou- t ne j r mothers at a tea Saturday at quets of red roses placed about [ ^ company lounge, the room and with the fireplace; The committee in charge of the mantle being over-laid with roses | affair included Miss Melba Fisher, reflected in the mirror above. j M iss Lo] a Scott and Mrs. Ernest The refreshment table was covered with a cutwork embroidered linen cloth and held a flower arrangement in pastel colors complemented by napkins in pastel shades. Serving at the punch bowl were Mrs. Charles Cohoon, Mrs. L. Berry. Mrs. A. R. Little and Mrs. A .H. Webb. Guests were received by Mrs. : Homer A. Smith and Mrs. V. Work-! man, and signed their names in a! memory scroll book as they en- j tered. Gifts of silver coins and bills were placed on a gift tree in a silver tray on a side table. Also on the gift table were an electric mixer, presented by the Holland schools and the PTA,'' and a gift of silver, presented by the Holland Methodist Church. McKenzie. A special welcome was presented by Miss Scott. Miss Fisher presided at the refreshment "table, which was overlaid with lace over a green cloth. Green tapers flanked a centerpiece of pink spring blossoms. Party Mi's. J. F. Lawson gave the devotional at Circle Six meeting, when Mrs. Walter Shouse was hostess. Today. Wednesday and Thursday of this week at 10 a. m., arx extensive Bible study on Ephesians* is being conducted at the church with Mrs. George Yates as director. At the Hospitals fllythcville Hospital Dismissed: Helen Green. Steele Mrs. J. J. Moore, Sr.. City Ronald Lee Austin. City Mrs. Floyd Williams, City H. R. Mosiey, City Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Fay Fleeman, Manila Mrs. James Kisner, Manila Mrs. Inez Stallings and baby, City Lucille Brown, City Jesse Dunn, Hermondale Jesse Harris, City , Sarah Grant. City Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Harry Lane and baby. City Mrs. Sadie Thompson, Manila Floyd Phillips, City W. C. Morris, City Mrs. Rex Hughes and baby, City Mrs. Ray Campbell, City Gwendolyn Rhoads, City Herman Vincent, City Bits of News Mr. and Mrs. Grover Canada spent the week end with Sgt. and Mrs. J. A. Lloyd and children, Gerry and Sherry, at Shreveport, La., where Sgt. Lloyd is stationed at Earkesdale Field. Mrs. James H. Adams had as her guest this week end, her sister, Mrs. Barney Williams. Mr. Williams, and daughter, Joan of Hickmon, Ky., her daughter-in-law, Mrs, Charles Adams, and children, Mike and Phyllis, and Mrs. Joe Schmidt all of Caraway, Atk. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wagner and family were visted during the week end by their daughter, Mrs. Charles E. Booker and Airman 3/c Booker of Biloxi. Airman Booker is stationed at Keesler Field. Mrs. R. L. Fisher and family had as their week end guests, her brother, George A. Lamb of Lake Charles, La., and her niece, Mrs. Oscer Bailey, Mr. Bailey and family of Dayton, O. Rupert (Buzz) Crafton of Blytheville, and Don Thrailkill, of Osceola have been elected cheer-leaders for 1954-55 at the University of A i* k i n s** s Mrs. C. W. Afflick, Mrs. W. B. Tanner and Mrs. Russell Phillips will be in Memphis Friday where. they will be guests of Mrs. George \ Perry for a luncheon at the Memphis Room. Harold Haynes of Fort Smith was the week end guests here of his j mother, Mrs. T. H. Haynes and his i sister, Mrs. Russell C. Farr, and family. Mrs. E. R. Mason is in Memphis today to take her mother, Mrs. Emma Nolen, for examination. Tommy Harrison of Arkansas State College and Owen Harrison of Qle Miss spent the week end here with their parents Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Harrison. TUESDAY, MAY 11,1984 EJECTED ,— Miss Carolyn Lynch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, C. T. Lynch of Wilson, has been elected treasurer- of the Junior Class, to the Athletic Board, and vice-president of the Interriational Relations Club of Blue Mountain College. Miss Lynch, a sophomore, is active in extra-curricular activities and religious life of the campus and has played roles in feature speech plays. Last year, she also was a member of the Spanish Club. County Council Y W A Convenes Ninety two members of Young Women's Auxiliaries of Baptist Churches from this county gathered in Walker Park last night for a picnic. The Armorel. Huffman, and Clear Lake Groups were hosts. Mrs. Russell Duffer of Paragould was guest speaker and Mrs. Leon Jones, president of the County Council, conducted the meeting. A prayer was offered by Mrs. Darrel Lunsford. and Miss Mary Webb presented a skit. Miss Mickey Allen directed group singing. The benediction was by Mrs. Clyde Webb. Layette Shower Is Given Here Mrs. Odell Barnes was complimented Friday evening at a layette shower at the home of Mr*. Cleo Pope, when Mrs. Don Morris and Mrs. Marvin Lipford were hostesses. Twelve guests attended the affair. Party games, providing the even* ing's entertainment were won by Mrs. Oral Edwards and Mrs. Robert Harris. Gifts were presented to the honoree in a gift basinet. Roses combined with other spring flowers were used in the entertaining rooms. Dessert was served at the conclusion of the party, with Mrs. Pope assisting the hostesses in serving. Sorority Mothers Attend Banquet Forty three persons attended the annuaf Mother's Day banquet given by the Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Friday at the Ra«- zorback Drive-In. Mrs. Barnes Crook served as toastmistress and Mrs. Alex Sehl- by gave the invocation. Place cards in black and gold, depicted a mother and daughter. Figurine and bud vases were presented to the mothers. The yellow rose, sorority flower, was used throughout in decorations and each person was presented a yellow rose upon their arrival. HD Club Monthly Meeting Mrs. Everett Davis was hostess to 10 members and one visitor of the A*rmorel Home Demonstration Club Friday. Mrs. W. L. Smith gave a devotional and prayer was offered by Mrs. C. C. Elliott. Mrs. W. O. Anderson gave a short talk on poultry and Mrs. Ger' trude Holiman, demonstration agent, presented interior decoration and color demonstrations. Mrs. E. C. Hudson and Mrs. R. L. Adkisson won prizes in the social hour. A workshop will be conducted May 20 at the Forty and Eight Community center. Sosnell Seniors Are Given Parties Continuing a series of parties being given for the Senior Class of Gosnell High School were two events given last week. The Beta Club held a party at the gymnasium with 35 attending. Skits and other entertainments were conducted during the evening and refreshments were served. Gosnell Baptist Church was the Use water left over from cooking vegetables for thinning condensed soups. Mrs. Ona Peeples entertained with a drop-in party last week for I Mrs. Tom Smalley, who with her family moved to Louisvillle, Ark., to make their future home after seven years here. Thirteen neighborhood friends attended the affair. Rosese entwined with honeysuckle filled containers placed at van- i tage points. Punch and party foods i were served. The Ideal Graduation Gift: "Books of Theatre Tickets" TUES. WED, THURS. and FRI. •* SEVEN DAYS OF THE UNCONQUERABLES t THAT FORGED AMERICA'S FRONTIER! THE FIRST PRODUCT-ION FROM WARNER BROS IN IN WARNERCOLOR AND STEREOPHONIC SOUND ME CQMMAND"-~OJY MADISON m ««». p® mum CMlKMTWflM-tMMVCYUMKCK • HWSCU HUOMO • MMO lUTUi AT REGULAR ADMISSION-PLUS SELECTED SHORTS Breakfast Here Entertains Seniors Members of the 1954 graduating class who are also members of the First Christian Church attended a breakfast at Hotel Noble in their honor, with their families as special guest*. The seniors are Kay Hindman, Betty Lee Garrott and Harry Brown. A large diploma with ivy, roses and mock orange blossoms, provided the table centerpiece. Mrs. W. D. Cobb gave the welcome and Betty Garrott gave the response. The Rev. James Rainwater, pastor, gave the invocation. Coming Eients Tuesday Love Group of Christian Women's Fellowship of the First Christian Church meets at the home of Mrs. Freeman Robinson at 8 p. m. with Mrs. John Burnett as co-hostess and Mrs. J. D. Davis as program leader. Lass session of Country Club Duplicate Bridge League Tournament is to be played following buffet supper at the club. Marion Cook Circle of Trinity Baptist Church has meeting'at 7:30 p.m. with*Mrs. C. S. Birmingham.,: Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sig- j ma Phi has business meeting at • 1520 Holly at 7:30 p.m. with Mrs. W. H. O'Keefe. Miss Melba Pryor is hostess to the N. N. Bridge Club. Mrs. Phillips Applebaum entertains the Octave- Club. The IOOF mets at 7:30 p.m. at their club hall. OES has meeting at the Masonic Temple. Wednesday Wednesday Club meets wtih Mrs. H. C Sims. Mrs. • J. C. Ellis is hostess ^to the Town and Country Club at her home. LEAD KEISER CLASS — Mack Graham (right), son of Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Graham, has been named valedictorian of the senior class at Reiser High School and David Wilbanks. son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Wilbanks, has been chosen salutatorian. They will be honored at graduation exercises May 17. Mack is president of the Student Council, co-editor of the school paper, treasurer of the senior class, was in the junior and senior play casts and was voted most likely to succeed in a Who's Who contest. David is a senior class president, student council vice president, co-editor of paper, was in the class plays, and was voted most popular boy and played on the All-State football team this year. Marriage License?, The following couple has obtained a marriage license from the county clerk, Mrs. Elizabeth Blythe Parker: Vernon White and Evlyn Russell, both of Blytheville. scene of a supper given to honor the group. Students from Southern Baptist College gave a program A date book was presented to each member of the class by Mrs Charles Moody as a gift of the WMS. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times TUES., WED., & THURS. 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