The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 26, 1953 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 26, 1953
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/AGE FOUB BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, AUG. M, 19BI Society MewA Pit MuHns, Society Editor / PbOM 4461 Miss Lewell McAfee Marries J.L Wingfield in Wilson WILSON — Miss Lewell McAfee became the bride of Jimmy Lee Wingficld. last evening at 8 o'clock at the First Baptist Church with The Rev. A. P. Muncy of Melbourne, Ark., officiating at the double ring ceremony. Miss McAfee Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Jefferson McAfee of Wilson and Mr. Wlngfield saiuuf -SJK puu -m jo "os a\j) si Bert Wingfield of Prescott, Ark. A musical program was presented by Miss Norma Anderson, organist and Miss Peggy Brinkley of Little Rock, vocalist. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a gown in French chantilly lace. The bodice, molded In a long torso line with a portrait neckline, was banded in nylon tulle and the tight lace sleeves were ap- pliqued in net. The full walti length skirt of lace over sattn had multibands of tulle on the bottom and was worn over crinolines. The shoulder length veil of English Illusion fell from a cornet effect of ruffled illusion with satin ihondels embroidered in pearls. She carried a white prayer book, covered in bridal satin with long streamers tied in lover's knots and topped with Etephanotis. white orchids and Mrs. Bruce Wilson of Keiser, Ark., served her sister as matron of honor and bridesmaids were Miss Mary Anne Grain of Wilson, Me>. Bob Forrester of Joiner, Ark., Mfss Mary Edith McKenzie of Hazenf Ark., and Miss Bettl LOU Davis of Prescott. They wore shrimp colored nylon net dresses with ruffled bodices and etoles. The voluminous skirts were ankle length over taffeta and with double ruffles down each "We. The 6ashes were satin in a crushed cummerbund and tied in bows in the back with long streamers. Their hats were velvet clips with matching nose veils. They carried white asters, de- signed to compliment their costumes with the matron's of honor bouquet centered with a purple or chid. Flower sir! was Nancy Cloe Evans of Mt. Sterling. Ky., niece of the bride. Her dress was identical to the ones worn by the attendants. Dr. David Luck of Little Bock, Ark-, brother-in-law of the bridegroom, was best man. Groomsmen were Conrad White, Bill Ward, Dick Bright and Adam Gutherie, all of Prescott. Tony Jefferson McAfee, Jr., brother of the bride and Mrs. Robert Smith of Osceola, lighted the candles before the ceremony. The reception was given by the bride's parents at the Wilson Club House. Mrs. McAfee, receiving with the bridal party, wore grey lace with a purple orchid. The bridegroom's mother chose ecru lace and an orchid. The bride's table, overlaid with an imported lace cloth, was centered with a three-tiered wedding cake surrounded by clusters of white gardenias. Assisting were Mrs. Joe Ashby Evans Jr., of Mt. Sterling, Ky., and Mrs. Joe Brown Gwyn of Wilson, sisters of the bride. The couple left for a wedding trip to the Smoky Mountains and upon their return they will live in San Antonio, Tex., where he Is stationed with the Air Force. For traveling the bride chose a wine corded faille coat dress with matching accessories and a corsage of white orchids. Out-of-town guests Included Mrs. Hertzl Heiman, sister of the bride, and Mr. Heiman of Memphis, Mrs. David Luck of Little Bock, sister of the bridegroom, Mrs. A. F. Muncy of Melbourne, Mr. and Mrs. Joe A. Evans, Joe A. Evans Jr., of Mt. Sterling, Ky., Sammy McHenri and Mrs. Adam Gutherie of Prescott. Trinity Circles Meet in Homes Mrs. Btirt Ros« ind Mr«. 0. D. Lewis were hostesses at their homes Monday to members of Circles One and Two of Trinity Baptist Church. Mrs. Ross entertained six members and a guest, Mrs. Ben Hall of Circle One. Mrs. E. C. Thompson offered prayer, after which Mrs. Joyce Crocker gave the devotional. Mrs. H. H. Burnett gave the benediction. The Rev. David McPeake was a guest with the live members of Circle Two, the hostess gave the opening prayer. Mrs. John Nelson presided over the business after which the Rev. Mr. McPeake taught the book, "Studies from Acts." Mrs. C E. Parks offered the benediction. The Rev. and Mrs. W. P. Cooley of Payetteville are In Blythevllle Club Entertained At Dinner Party Mrs. Leon Oennlng entertained last night for members of the Oc iave Club with a dinner party followed by card games, when Mrs W. E. Cherry was a guest of the group. Mrs. Garth CastJio won high score n the samba games, with low going to Mrs. Al Hoi man. Iced drinks were served during the games. BSP Sorority Entertains For Husbands The Mirror Room of Hotel Noble was the scene last night for a party given for members, of the Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority when they entertained their husbands,. ; The 32 were served Iced drinks and sandwiches upon their arrival and the evening was spent in play- Ing bridge and canasta games. In the bridge games, Mrs. Foy Etchieson and Hank Dodd won the two first/places and In canasta, Mrs. Elmer Stone and Foy Etchieson won the two first places. Bridgo was won by W. H. O'Keefe. . Mrs. Bill Hodge and Mrs. Elwood Deen were hostesses for the affair. Rites Solemnized For Dyess Couple Miss Nell Kimbrell of Dyess, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ross Kimbrell, and Pfc. Jimmle Allen, eon of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Allen of Dyess were married Saturday evening in the Methodist Church in Dyess with the Rev. W, W. Peterson officiating. The bride wore a multicolor dress Tvith white accessories. Their only attendant was Jimmie Kimbrell, brother of the bride. Following their wedding, they left for a trip to Missouri and Illinois. State Officer To Visit Rainbows Miss Willajo Bullard of Mariana, Ark., grand worthy advisor of Rainbow for Girls of Arkansas, Is to make an official visit to the Blytheville Assembly tonight. Osceola's Assembly will serve as co-host for the seven o'clock covered dish dinner followed by a staled meeting and a bunkng party at the Masonic Temple. Masons and Eastern Star mem-, bers have been Invited to attend the dinner and meeting. Bridge Club Has Guest Player Miss Shirley King was a guest of Mrs, James Vest last night when she entertained members of the N. N. Bridge Club at her home. Winners of the bridge games were Miss Betty Ann Hnrber, high score, Miss King, second high, and Mrs. Russell Simpson, bridge. Mrs. Vest served a .dessert course following the games. Marigolds provided floral decorations. Armorel GA Meets Members of the Armorel Girls' Auxiliary of the Baptist Church met Sunday iifternoon at the church, with seven present. Mrs. W. E. Edmondson, counselor, led ,he program and closed the meet- Ing with prayer. Tri-Town Club Is Entertained Mrs. James C. Guard entertained yesterday at her home on Indiana Avenue for members of the Tri- Town Bridge Club. A dessert course was served pre. ceding the games, which were won by Mrs. E. A. Teaford, high score, and Mn. Oarrard Caudill, second high. Zinnias and other late summer flowers provided floral arrangements used at Intervals. Katie Natron YWA Conducts Meeting Mise Maxlne Hill was hostels Monday night to members of the Katie Hatton Young Women's Auxiliary of the First Baptist Church at her home on M»ln Street. Following the opening watchword, Miss Cllffie Overman offered prayer. Miss Millie Ann Mallory conduct' ed the business tension, utter which the devotional was given by Miss Laura Thompson of Arbyrd, Mo. Miss Mickey Allen, director and Miss Hill, MlM Lounell. Overman, Miss Mallory, and Miss Adeline Lee, gave the program. Miss Allen gave the benediction and refreshments were served. Quests were Miss Thompson and Miss Hazel Mrannen. Number Nine HD Club Has Meeting Members of the Number Nine Home Demonstration Club met Monday with Mr«. Lloyd French, wltlvsix attending, when the demonstration for the day Was on Christmas gift suggestions. Uses of plastic were shown as the eyeopener. The devotional on the life of Hanna was given by Mra. French. Among projects, which members reported was the T. B. Clinic. Plans were made for a booth at the Mississippi County Fair, In the social hour, the hostess served iced drinks and cookies. YOUR FRIENDLY SHOE STORf 13 95 CHARM closed issue Mid-season pump with fashion's newest lacings by ^alentine Die pretly >h«i thtt M » goo* SCOT and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cooley. They joined their daughter, Carol Sue, who has been here for several weeks. Mr. and Mrs.'Willard Evans and daughter, Beth, of Birmingham, Ala., and Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Huffman of Columbus, Miss., were, the week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Roberts and Mr. and Mrs. BUI Patton. TORether with Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ramsey, Mr. and Mrs.; Lloyd Roberts and Miss Joan Pate, the group attended a picnic at Walker Park Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Hindman and daughters, Kay and Ann. who have made their home at 1062 Hearn Street, left today for Woodland Hills, Calif., where they will reside. Dick Crenshaw of Bartleville, Okla., is the guest of ills aunt, Mrs. C. A. Cunningham, and Mr. Cunningham. He also plans to visit relatives in Trenton, Tenn., while here. Mrs. Ben Harpole has returned from a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Lemons in Trenton, Tenn. she wa~ joined in Memphis by Mr. Harpole, and they visited Mr. and Mrs. Roy Blake there for several days befoer returning. Mrs. George Hubbard, Jr., and sons, Rusty and Bill, are in Senatobia, Miss., visiting their parents and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Sheridan. Mrs. B. B. Woodson, Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. McHaney and son, Robert Woodson,' Mr. and Mrs. Charles Penn and son, Charles Jr., are to be in Lake Village, Ark., Friday for the wedding of Miss Mary Lynn Lewis to John Wesson of Prescott. Mrs. McHaney will serve her cousin as matron of honor. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Warren and son have as their guests Mrs. Warren's mother, Mrs. John McCarter of Corinth, Miss., and her sister, Mrs. Maurice W. Smith, Mr. Smith and daughter, Becky, all of Fort Smith. Mrs. I. R. Coleman has returned from a visit in Clarksdale, Miss., where she was guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dortch Campbell, and her sister, Mrs. Richard Doggett, Mr. Doggett and daughter. Mrs. Coleman's son, Don, remained for a longer visit. Mrs. Jack Cuadra and her daughters. Arden Jayne and Marti Anne, have returned from Lexington, Mo., where they spent a week with Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Blands and other friends. They were accompanied home by Dee Park, who will visit a week here with Arden. Mrs. Freeman Robinson, who underwent surgery yesterday at the Baptist Hospital in Memphis, is reported to be in a satisfactory condition today. Mrs. Cecil Branson was in Memphis Sunday to meet Mrs.- J. B. Marlowe 'and daughter, Marsha L^e of Hobbs, N. M., who are spending several days here with Mrs. Branson and children and with Mr. and Mrs. tj. S. Branson. Mrs. Cecil Branson and her children, Lyn and Duplicate League Winners Named Mrs. C. C. CouncSHe and Mrs. rred Stedman of California, who Is th« hdUMguest of her mother, Mrs. P. D. roster, took top honor» last night with 81 points In > a bridge game conducted at the o visiting Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Moon Country Club by memberi of the • •' - - - - Duplicate .Bridge League. Other winners In the five-table Howell movement wore George Anderson and J. M. Wallln, with 6014 points, who tied with Mrs. T. E. Black and Mrs. O. W. McCutchen for second place, and Mrs. B. A. Lynch and Mrs. Eugenia Jenkins, who won third place with 60 points. WSCS Conducts Program Meeting Mrs. J. H. Richardson was hostess at her home Monday night for a meeting of the Women's Society of Christian Service of the Wesley Memorial Methodist Church. The 11 attending included new members, Mr-j. Joe Van Cleve DYESS NEWS By MRS. J. L. JACOB* Muriel Jean Pallai left rue«d»y in Santa Monica, week's visit here for his home Calif., after n with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. T. K. Williams ar» the parents of a son born Sunday at Dyess Hospital. Orville Lee Modesltt of Detroit, Mich., returned home Sunday to enter college this fall. Mrs. Vance Montgomery ipent Thursday with Mrs. Delbert Pren- Young, formerly of Dyess tice. Otto now living at Plggott, Ark., suffered a light stroke a few days ago. Mrs. Joe Coffeman is ill at her home. Mrs. Eddie Chrestman and children attended Baptist revival at Lcpanto Tuesday. Cpl. Carl Skaggs of the Air Force has returned to camp at Barksdale, Calif., after several days with and Mrs. c. P. Schmidt, and one <»uest, Mrs. Gus Eberdt. On the program were Mrs. Joe his wife at Dyess and his parents . at Bondsville. His wife returned ;WO ! to California with him. She. is the former Miss Katherlne Montgomery. ' Mr. and Mrs. Vance Montgomery visited his parents at Walnut Ridge :Hers. Mrs. Glenn Alexander, last Sunday. .I.V3. Richardson and Mrs. Van Mrs. Rena Modesitt returned Sieve. Mrs. William O'Neal served home last Sunday after a 10-day as leader vis " m De "'°it, Mich.; with .her ' A dessert course was served in the |5? n ' Orville Lee ' ancl her P arents social hour following the meeting. AI the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: W. C. Imler, city Patsy Jones. Cooler Steeie Peery, Huffman. Walla Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Lura B. Carney, City Mrs. Travis Marshal, City. Tuesday. They were .Mrs. J. H. Richardson, Mrs. Joe Walters, Mrs. Jack Roberts, Mrs. William O'Neal and Mrs. J. N. Moody. Miss Dawn Fletcher returned yesterday from a month's vacation in Estcs Park, Colo., and Missouri. She accompanied Drs. Carl and Edna NIes. She is a niece of Dr. Edna NIes. Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Jaggers and children returned to their home in Fort Pierce, Fla., after spending two weeks here visiting Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Wallace and friends of Blytheville, and Mr. and Mrs. J. O Barnes, who are vacationing at Norfork Lake while here Mrs. Frank Grigsby honored Mrs- Jaggers with an informal party and Mrs. Wallace entertained for the children with a lawn party. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Koonce are the parents of a daughter, their first child, who was born last night at Walls Hospital. She has been named Susan Glair. Mrs. Koonce is the former Miss Bobbie Estes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Estes. Miss Janet Lewis of Sikeston arrived Monday to be the guest this week of Miss Betsy Bell. She was guest of honor Monday night at a hamburger supper given by her hos- Rob, will leave Friday for New Or-1 tess. Miss Bell and Miss Lewis at' leans .where they 'will reside. Mrs. Marlowe, who also leaves Friday, will visit in Decatur, Ala., before returning to Hobbs. Mrs. Otis Shepherd, Mrs Cecil Casstdy and Miss Alice Marie Ross have returned from Mt. Magazine, where they attended a Delta Kap- Gamma conference. Mrs. Shepherd Is a member of the state board of directors for Delta Kappa Damma. Mr. and Mrs. Wlllard Farmer of Clarence, Mo., are visiting here with Mrs. Farmer's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Lee McMurtry of 313 Dou- jan. Five members of the Women's Society of Christian Service of Wesley Memorial Methodist attended the fall seminar in Joncsboro Box Office Opens 7:15 Show Starts 7:30 p.m. Admission 14c & 39c At All Times \VED & THURS Double Feature I C-nt«t-F"' Cartoon: Operation Rabbit tend Lindenwood College. Slie stopped off in St. Louis, Mo., to visit other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Prentice attended a fish fry at the Hershel Modesitt home Sunday night. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Fincher and children returned home Sunday after visiting relatives near Prescott and Bodcarr, Ark. Mr. and Mrs. Elton stover of Wilson and Ruben Prentice, Jr., of Lepanto visited Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Prentice Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Eddie Chrestman was hostess to a party Tuesday afternoon honoring Mrs. Delbert Prentice. Twenty guests attended the birthday party Thursday night for Donald Lee Chrestman. ' Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Cox are the parents of a daughter born Aug. 20 Hayride Given For MYF Group Thirty teen-agers were entertained last night with a hayride, for members of the Methodist Youth Fellowship of the First Methodist Church. Leaving from Blytheville, the group had a wiener roast and picnic supper on the Mississippi River bank before returning home. Jim Gossett, who is serving this summer as associate' pastor, and Mrs- James C. Guard, who is superintendent of the Young People, accompanied the group as chaperones. Baptist Meeting Is Conducted "American Indians and the Jesus Way," was ..the subject of a program conducted last night at Gosnell Baptist Church by members of the Women's Missionary Union. Following the devotional, Mrs. J. M. Wilkerson conducted the program with eight members participating. AIR CONDITIONED BY REFRIGERATION Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. lor Riti A Roxy Projrram Announcements 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. for Starvue. LAST TIMES TODAY PLUS SELECTED SHORTS THURSDAY & FRIDAY Par. Ntwt & Cartoon M D?tM Koepttel. MM tiu been norned Allot Annett. The Con't have two HOI. Mr*. Cox wai b«- far* her m«rri«g«, MUi Nadln« itriwn. Harry Hall hit returned from Pontiac, Mich. Mr. and Mr«. Hout Vaughn and children of Weona spent Thursday night with Mrs. Frank,Huff. Mr. and Mrs. Elred Alien of West Memphis are viiiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Allen.- Miss Ada Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. It. J. Brantley and daughter, Linda Sue, left Tuesday night lor St. Anne, 111., where they will be employed. Mrs. Prank Hardy o! Marie, Ark., visited Mrs. J. L. Jacobs Saturday. Terrell Powell, 8. Lemons and John Wallace and families returned from Pontiac last week. John Wheeler of Twist, Ark., was in .Dyess Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Criswell and baby of Memphis were visitors in Dyess over the week end. Misses Bobbie and Marilyn Jenkins of Trenton, Ga., spent Friday with Mr. and Mrs. William Jacobs. Paul East of San Diego, Calif., arrived in Dyess Thursday to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence East, until Sept. 15. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Jacobs and son, Ronald Lynn, spent the week. end .in Marked Tree as guests of' her sister, Mrs. Louise Singleton. J. T. Brasfield returned from Detroit Friday. Revival at the Baptist Church in Dyess will begin Sept. 13. The Women's Missionary Union and Brotherhood of the Baptist Church will meet at the church at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow. Don Singleton of Marked Tree spent Friday with Ronnie Jacobs. The ninth grade went to Riverdale Friday night on a hayride. Miss Shirley Henard and Junior Wroten chaperoned the group o! 25. Mrs. M. F. Fussell gave a surprise birthday party Friday honoring Betty Johnson. Following the party, Miss Freda Hathcock gave Cocking Hazard BEMIDJI. Minn. M) — A Tl-rMr- old poet, Edward Ollflllan, Lone Beach, Calif., started » canoe trip from the eource to the mouth of the Mississippi River. When he gave up, after five days, he wanted It clearly understood that- it wasn't the ptddHnj that made him change his mind. "It wasn't the river that beat me," he explained. "I just couldn't stand my own cooking." Pictures for Disc Jockey GUSHING. Okla. (ff) _ Ted Brown, western disc jockey on radio station KWHP, has reversed this ''fiend me your picture" routine with his radio audience. Brown, who said he had numerous requests for his picture, now has asked his listeners' to send him their pictures, "so I can get better acquainted wUh my liteners." Small Fry with Trouble SAN DIEGO. Calif. </Pl — All Douglas Wied, 7, wants is a change of luck. He came 'down with a stomach ache while at Sunday School and the next day his appendix was removed. He got the measles while still in the hospital. He recovered but had bnrely returned home when he came down with the mumps. The next day he lost a tocth. President Lincoln signed the law creating, the Department of Agriculture May 15, 1862, and appointed Isaac Newton first commissioner. a bunking party at the home of Mrs. Betty Rogers. Miss Shirley Fitzgerald of Houston, Tex., is here visiting her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Sornson. Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Tippy and baby returned from Pontiac, Mioh., over the week end. OPENS 7:00 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS AT DUSK 2 SHOWS EVERY KITE! RAIN or SHINE! 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