The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 27, 1953 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 27, 1953
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLR (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Fat UuUtai. Society Editor 4461 Kay Colston Is Wed to O. D. Linch In a ceremony performed Thanksgiving Day at the First Baptist Church at five o'clock in the afternoon, Miss Karen June (Kay) Colston, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Charles Colston, became ths bride of Airman Orvil D, Linch of Millington and Kansas City, Mo. The Rev. E. C. Brown officiated at the c:remon_v before relatives and close friends of the couple. Airman Linch is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Marion Linch of Knnsns City. Mrs. C. Murray Smart played a program of organ music throughout the ceremony, including the traditional wedding marches. She was presented with a gift of rosebuds. Serving Mrs. Linch as matron of honor was Mrs. Don Peterson, the former Miss Sue Stanfleld of Blytheville. She wore a pink faille afternoon sheath dress, the collars of which were sprinkled with rhinestones. A fitted jacket which was studded with rhinestones down the front completed her dress. She wore a small black velvet cloche with other black velvet accessories, and pinned a corsage ol white carnations at her shoulder. The bride chose for her marriage an afternoon gown of champaign color silk shantung with a matching MARRIED — Shown following their marriage yesterday after- vehet off-the-face hat. The dress noon are Airman I/o and Mrs. Orvil D. Lynch, who exchanged with full gathered skirt,, poised over vows at tne Flrst Baptist Church. Mrs. Linch is the former Miss caridine petticoats, was designed KMcn Juno (Kay) Colslon| dlulghter 0 , Mr . nncl Mrs . William Charles Colston of BlythevUle. (Courier News rhoto) with a fitted bodice with cap sleeves and scooped neckline and was completed by a matching fitted jacket. Her small hat of champaign velvet was trimmed with a leaf design • of the same material. She pinned a pale lavender orchid corsage at her thoulder. Serving the bridegroom as best man was Richard H. Barry of Millington. Mrs. Colston wore a gold faille two-piece dress with brown hat and other accessories, and was given a corsage of white carnations. Also wearing carnations, Mrs. Unch chose « gray dress with black accessories. A reception at the home of the bride's parents followed the wedding. Yellow chrysanthemums with foliage at Intervals provided living room decorations. In the dining room, a pink and white bouquet of chrysanthemums centered the buffet, and the three - tiered cake, flanked by candles, centered the table. On each end of the table stood a punch bowl. Presiding at the table were Mrs. Woodrow Powell, Mrs. George Spaeth, and Miss Myrtle Linch. The bride's aunt, Mrs. Alvis Harris was in charge of the guest book. Later In the evening, the couple Jeft for a wedding trip to Kansas City and other points north, the bride wearing a two-piece suite of blue jersey with black trim, black accessories, and a small black velvet hat, and pinned the wedding corsage at her shoulder. They will be at home at 412 North Fifth Street in BlythevUle. MissGayGarrigan/WaddyMoore Are Honored at Drop-In-Party Harvest colors of bronze, green and gold in flowers, fruit and foliage decorated the Blythevtlle Country Club Thanksgiving afternoon when Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Nelson complimented Miss, Gay Garrigan and her fiance, Waddy Moore, III, of Helena, Ark. Mrs. Nelson received in an iridescent taffeta dress with a shoulder corsage of bronze chrysanthemums. Miss Garrigan chose a red velvet tea gown with white gardenias. The refreshment table wns centered with an arrangement or fruit and fall grasses cascading from ,a large basket. Gold candles burned at each side of the centerpiece. California pine cones and magnolia leaves decorated the stairways and mantle. Mrs. Alvin Huffman, Jr., Mrs. J. W. Adams, Mrs. B. F. Gay and Miss Allyce Nelson assisted in serving party foods, punch and coffee. More than 150 guests called between the hours of four and six o'clock. Out-of-town guests included Mrs. J. H. Oxman of Short Hills, N. J.. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wildy of Etowah, Miss Ann White of Osceola and Oscar Connell of Clarksdale, Miss Katsy Edwards of Dallas, Tex.. Miss Mary Prances Traylor of Barnesvllle, Ga., Miss Virginia Brooks, Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Gay, and Miss Allyce Nelson, all of Memphis. Mrs. G. A. Hlnes, Miss Barbara Monaghan, Miss Rosemary Monaghan. Miss Ramonn Crafton, Miss Jane Wilson and Miss Jo Ann Trleschmann assisted in receiving the guests. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1M| Tea-Dance Is Given Here For Club The Cotillion Club's annual tea- dance was given yesterday between the hours of five and nine o'clock when Mr. and Mrs. Worth Holder Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Thomasson Mr. and Mrs. James Roy, Mr. anc Mrs. Gilbert Smythe, entertained the group and numerous Blytheville guests and out-of-town guests. Among the out-of-town guest; were Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Teaford of Luxora, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Jordan of Jonesboro, Ark., Mr. and Mrs Dan H. Bell, Mr. and Mrs. A. .R Wetklnkamp. Mrs. and Mrs. James Ross all of Memphis, Mr. and Mrs T. M. Huber of Grant City, III., Mrs. J. H. Oxman of Short Hills N. J. Carried out In details was a Thanksgiving Theme. Hand painted pictures on the mirrors In the Mir•or Room of Hotel Noble, were com- ilned with a profusion of chrysanthemums and fall leaves provided decoration. A large styrofoam turkey with several small turkeys of the same ma- erlal were placed at one end of the oom. The refreshment table was entered by a large cornucopia brlm- ning with fruits and ivy, with three ellow candles on each side of the enterpiece. Bits of News ! m»tty brUlwnaldt *«• Mia* Betty Gun ter, another siiter, and Mi's. Ray. mond Roach. The maid of honor wai gowned In (old, with the bridesmaids in mln and most green. Their gowns were In identical design, featuring a tucked strapless bodice joining bouffant skirts oJ tulle over taffeta Forming one shoulder strap were velvet flowers which extended down the length o£ the skirts. Completing their attire were matching tulle stoles. They carried cluster arrange, ments of bronze chrysanthemums with wide satin ribbon streamers Given in marriage by her father the bride wore a white satin flooi length gown; with a chapel length train and 'a fingertip,.length veil falling in natural points from a crown of satin and chantilly lace. The round tulle yoke was joined to the bodice by a, band of appliqued chantilly lace, which was also ap- pliqued to overskirts of nylon tulle. Mrs. Burton carried a cascade arrangement of white chrysanthemums. Falling from the cluster of large mums She carried were satlr. streamers., holding graduated sizes of the chosen' flowers. Felix Kyle of Caruthersville served as best man. Acy Gunter Jr., of Manila, and W. L. Allison of Caruthersville were ushers. For her daughter's marriage, Mrs. Gunter wore a gray crepe afternoon dress with black accessories, and pinned a corsage of pink carnations at her shoulder. Mrs. Merry chose a wine velvet suit dress with black accessories, also wearing pink carnations. Following the wedding, a reception was held at the church dining room, with the bride's parents as hosts. White and yellow chrysanthemums combined with frosted purple At the Hospitals - BlythevUle H«pltal " Dismissed: O. B. Lambert, City Marcla McWIlllnms, Clt7 Walls HuapiUl Dismissed: Mrs. William Barger, Cooler Mrs. E. Rodgers, City Mrs. 0. B. Watkins, Hornersville Coming Events Friday Mrs. Cecil Graves has 1'30 p. m. party for members of Stitch and Chatter Club. grapes and ivy leaves were used in decorating. A white linen cloth overlaid the refreshment table, which was centered with a three-tiered cake topped by a miniature bride and groom, and flanked by white tapers in silver candelabra. Misses Nadine and Catherine Grable, both of Manila, presided at the table, and Miss Fay Gunter, the bride's sister, was in charge of the bride's book. They wore ballerina length gowns in pastel shades and were given corsages of chrysanthemums... Out-of-town guests included Mr. and Mrs. Henry Olsen of Plymouth, Mass., and I.Cr. and Mrs. James Riley of Kingston, Mass. Following their wedding trip to New Orleans, the couple will make their home at 919 Beckwlth in Ca- : •uthersyille. For traveling, the iride wore a brown Carlye origi- lal suit dress with brown accessor- es, and pinned a corsag, of'bronze -' nums at her shoulder. : Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Burton (Courier News Photo) Burton-Gunter Marriage kites Are Conducted in Manila Church MANILA — Now spending a wedding trip in New Orleans, are Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Burton, who exchanged nuptial vows yesterday morning at the First Baptist Church of Manila. Mrs. Burton is the former Miss Nola Jeanne Gunler of Manila and Caruthersville, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Acy Gunter, also of j Memphis Tuesday night as: Manila. Mr. Burton, who is a resident of Caruthersville, is the son I ucsts of Mr. and Mrs. Berry B. | O f .\i r . an d Mrs. Sidney B. Merry of Plymouth, Mass, rooks for the opening performance' f "The Moon Is Blue," at the Arena Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Stevenson and hildren. Mary Tarver and Stevie, pent Thanksgiving In St. Louis. Warren McClure, student at Ar- ansns Tech and Clovis Garnett, tudent at University of Arkansas, re among Thanksgiving holiday isitors in BlythevUle this week end. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel F. Norrls nd Mrs. H- C. Knapperiberger were THE DIXIECRATS 6 PIECE ORCHESTRA Available For Holiday Dances And Parties For Booking Information Call Max Wallers 2142 or 8878 'heatre in Hotel King Cotton and The Rev. C. A. Johnson, pastor of the Baptist Church of Dell, officiated at the exchange of vows before a background of yellow chry- attend the formal champaign reakfast given Mr. and Mrs. rooks following the performance. omplimenting the producers and| h thejr k fl , he cast of the show. Mrs. Knap- her ' , Mr- and Mrs . w A in Memphis c«. enberger remained a longer visit with her daugh- 'P his i Sheddan. .Sir. and Mrs. J. H. Smart and Half Moon News Delphian Society Has Program Here H "Pueblos; Peaceful, Agricultural, Conservative." was the title of a program conducted by Mrs. Dick Watson Wednesday for members of the Deltonian Chapter of Delphian Fine Arts Society, at Hotel Noble. Mrs. Cecil Lowe discussed "Ancient History in the New World," and Mrs. Otto Scrape talked on "Modem Pueblo History." Mrs. J. P. Garrott discussed the third part, "Material Culture of Zunl Pueblo," with Mrs. George Dillahunty discussing "Zunl Religion." Concluding the program was Mrs. 1. W. Rayder whose subject was "Value In Pueblo Life." Tri-Town Club Is Entertained Mrs. James C. Guard entertained at her home for members and guests of the Tri-Town Club Tuesday. Guests included Mrs. Bob Logan and Mrs. James Ross. A Thanksgiving theme v.-as used in decorations and dessert served preceding bridge games. Winners of the bridge games were Mrs. Logan, high score, and Mrs. Ross, second. The condition of Bill Conrad, who Is 111 at his home, Is reported unchanged. Mrs. Irving Alexandra, who has been visiting her son, Fred Nutt, and Mrs. Nutt in San Francisco, Calif., has returned home. Joe Thurmond, who has been with his sister, Mrs. Gurdon Howard, for the past three weeks, has returned to his home in Helena, Ark. Mrs. Leon Hoskins and son, Danny, are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Irving Alexandra. Mrs. Hoskins has been with her husband, Seaman 1/c Leon Hoskins, who is stationed In Boston, Mass. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Duncan and Mr. and Mrs. Shed Seville were in St. Louis onrly this week on business. Ben Williams was called to Little Rock Monday because of the serious Illness of his mother, Mrs. Sarah Williams. Mrs. Girdon Ho\ve!l was in Leachville Monday because of the death of her aunt, Mrs. Pearl Peal. [Tuesday-Club Has Meeting Mrs. Doyle Henderson wns hos less to members of the Tuesday Bridge Club at her home Tuesda. afternoon for dessert bridge, when fall flowers were used in decora tlons. In the bridge games, high score went to Mrs. Lloyd stlckmon am second went to Mrs. Riley B. Jones devotional. The mission book "Plan of Salvation," was reviewet by Miss Cleo Bradley. Mrs. Hodge dismissed the group. Auxiliary Has Meeting in Church Members of the Woman's Missionary Auxiliary of Beacon,. Missionary Baptist Church met at the i church with nine members and two [ ;uests, Mrs. Leland Hodge and Mrs. Mattie Wilson, attending. Following group singing, Mrs. Joe Whisenhunt offered prayer and . George Grcsham gave the How much romance can you expect of marriage? Enid expected too much—all the attention she had missed as a child. Clay thought his "working like a dog" gave her proof of love. Both needed help in changing their nabits, feelings, finances. Read now marriage counselors helped this shaky marriage see nappier days. Rend "Can This Marriage Be Saved?" \nihe December Ladies' Home Journal. On sale today! Hear DR. JAVA LUKE Pioneer Physician from India FIRST METHODIST CHURCH Blytheville Area Rally Friday Nov. 27th—7:30 p. m. Special Youth Meeting Sunday November 29 Morning Worship 10:50 EVERYONE IS CORDIALLY INVITED r. Mrs. Brooks and family. Mrs. Otis Shepherd, accompanied ' Miss Jeanne Logan of Toledo, ho has been the hcuseguest of Mr, nd Mrs. Theodore Logan, left sterday for New Orleans, where they plan to spend this week end. Mrs. M. George has returned to. . , „ , , ., her home here after severe! wee!;s Wltn Mrs - E - M - TeiT - v - and family. In the Baptist Hospital in Memphis.' Mrs. J. H- Cxman of Short Hill; where she underwent a major operation- 'Her condition Is reporter! daughter have gone to Holly Grove. Ark., for a week end visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Washington. Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Wetenkamp and daughter. Terry, of Memphis are spending Thanksgiving here to be much improved. Mr. and Mrs. Phillip E. Struble of Galesburg III., arrived Wednesday to spend the Thanksgiving week end with Drs. Carl and Edna Mies. Mr. Struble Is a nephew of Dr. Carl Nies. Visitors yesterday with Mr. and Mrs. S- ( Pop) Mosley were their children. Mr. and Mrs. Hershell and famllj- of Birmingham. Ala., Norman Mosley of Talladege, Ala.. Mr. and Mrs. W. Z. Hawkins and family of Memphis, and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Alqulst of Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. George Hubbard, N. J., is visiting her mother, Mrs. G. H. Grcar. Visiting Miss Jane Wilson this week end is Miss Virginia Brooks of. Memphis. . Miss Allyce Nelson of Memphis is here to be with her brother, R. A. Nelson, Mrs- Nelson and family for the holiday week end. The Rev. and Mrs. George H. Cooley accompanied by Mrs- Emma Burney, all of Stewarts Draft, Va. arrived Wednesday ni^ht to the guests of Mr. and Mrs. P. E Cooley for several days. The Rev- Mr. Cooley is a brother of Mr Cooley and Mrs. Burney is their mother. santhemums in floor,baskets inter spersed with yellow tapers in wrought iron candelabra and cen tered by a prie dieu. [ Mrs. Kenneth Gainmel of Manila organist, and James Sherrod of Hornersville, soloist, provided a progran of nuptial music. Mrs. Gammel, who was gowned in a teal blue strapless dress of nylon tulle over taffet, was presented with a corsage of yellow chrysanthemums. Mr. Sherrod's selections were "Because," "Oh Promise Me," and "The Lord's Prayer/ Mrs. Gammel played the weddin: marches among other appropriate selections. Miss Peggy Gunter, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor, and Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission 14c & 39c At All Times i FRI., & SAT. Double Feature STir«d by SOL IESSER —AND- Serial "Capt. Marvel" No. 10 Cartoon "Pluto's XMAS Tree" SUNDAY & MONDAY Double Feature —AND— HOOOINI TONY JANET — PLUS— Metro News ON OUR GIANT CURVED SCREEN Listen to KLCNr at 10:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for RIU * Roiy Program Announcements ; •LAST TIMES TODAY A uN«M.-INTERtlAllON«. PICTURE -, Paramount News & Selected Shorts SATURDAY ONLY Double Feature Program MCMt W fSfty.. 1 \i r uln ' .. " ' v '. VOUTHFUl •, ''" MOSICAll THl AFFAIRS o'DOBIE REYNOLDS- REX ALLEN South Pacific • Trail Cartoon 'Baby Wants Battle" SUNDAY & MONDAY «££» ROBINSON MUICTTB PARAMOUNT NEWS & SELECTED SHORTS

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