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December 14, 1953

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f AGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1991 — Society News — Pit Mullins. Society Editor • Phone 4461 Miss Polly Stewart Is Engaged To James McDonald Ray of Hayti Mr. *nd Mrs. Bryant Fry Stewart, Sr., announce the cngaRemcm and «ppro»cning marring* of their .daughter. Miss Polly Ann Stewart, to J«me» McDonald Ray, son ot Mr. and Mrs. James Willard Hay at Hijrtl. The marriage will be performed Dec. n at the First Methodist Church, with the Rev. Roy I. Bagley, pistor, officiating. Miss Stewart is a graduate of, Blytheville High School, where she participated In extra curricula!Coffee Is Given For Class Here Mrs. Alvin Huffman, Jr., entertained yesterday afternoon at Jour o'clock for members of the Youn •Women's Sunday School of th First Baptist Church. Mrs. Huffma Is teacher of the class. Mrs. Effle Terrel, associate super intendent of the department, rea from St. Matthew the story Christmas. Christmas music was playe throughout the afternoon. Adorning the m»nt«l were gar ]»nds of greenery with Californi pin» cones. The coffee table whic also held greenery was lighted b snowball candles. In the dining room gold c&ndle In chlnt angel holders decorate the buflet. Cenuterin? the tab! were artificial snowballs wit Christmas baubles and lighte candles. Cake and coffee were served, wit! Miss Maxine Hill »nd Miss Pat Mul llns serving at the table. Wonderful Yoke Style activities. She later attended Arkansas State College, Joncsboro, and the University of Arkansas, PayeUeville. The bride-elect has served president of the Alpha Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi in Blytheville, She is now a member of the faculty of Hayti Elementary School. Mr. Ray was graduated from Hayti High School and the University of Missouri, Columbia. He served with the Navy for three years. Now living in Hayti, Mr- Ray is co-owner of Ray Furniture Company. The ceremony, a double ring wedding, is to begin a 5:30 in the afternoon. Miss Stewart has announced her attendants. Providing ft program of nuptial music will be Mrs. R. R. Jay roc, organist, and Mrs. Harold A. Davis, vocalist. Miss Geneva Shfbley and Miss Betty Harber are to light tapers; preceding the ceremony- Mrs. Kenneth McClaln of Palmersvillc, Tenn,, is to serve as matron of honor. Edwin Willard Ray of Hayti is to serve his brother as best man. Bryant Fry Stewart, Jr., of Campbell and William T. Stewart of New Madrid, Mo., brothers of the bride, are to serve as ushers. The bride is to be given in marriage by her father. A reception for members of the wedding party and out-of-town guests is to be held at the home of the bride's parents following the ceremony. Assisting them will be Mrs. Geraldine Green, Mrs Gordon C. Southern, and Mrs. Whitney Morgan, Jr. Dinner Party Given for Two Brides-Elect Sharing honors at a dinner party In Osccola last night, were two brides-elect and their fiances. when Mr. and Mrs. Georje Florida and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Matlock were hosts at the Florida home. Honored were Miss Annella Humphrey and Jerry Van Zandt and Miss Nancy Crnln of Wilson and John Balton of Memphis, Special guests among the 15 Blytheville and Memphis couples were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Humphrey, and Mr. and Mrs. John E. Grain of Wilson, parents of the brides, and Miss Grain's aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Billy Joe Denton, also of Wilson. Miss Garrigan, Miss Humphreys Share Honors Miss Gay Gnrrigan and Miss Annrlla Humphreys shared honors j nt a dessert bridge given at the RUs- (Ic Inn on Saturday afternoon, when Mi's. R. L. Galnes, Mrs. W. M. Jontz and Mrs. Bill Nunnelce were the hostesses. White and red provided the color scheme, which was carried out In gift packages and table decorations, Christmas candles _ set In a nest I M r. and Mrs. G. L. Scott are plan- of baubles centered the tables, | „, ,„,. thcil . th ,. e( , grandchjldpreanns . Bridge games were won by Mrs. ; vlMU , duri thc WM J o{ chrislm j Guests Plan Visits to Blytheville for Holidays It's "over the river and through the woods to grandma'i house we go" for many Blythevlll* residents, who will be receiving guests or leaving this week to Join loved ones for the holiday season. College students f.nd servicemen, along with families, will be arriving daily to »pend Chrstmas her*. Mr. and Mrs. Tom A, Little, Sr., whose Jamlly here will spend Christmas day with them, will have in addition Mr. and Mrs. Dan Bell and son of Memphis, who will arrive Dec. 23, and Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Francis and children, Kavanaugh, Sally, Tom Hendrlx, and Christine of Tuscaloosa, Ala., who will spend Christmas week here. Mrs. Francis and Mrs. Bell are the Littles' daugh- Miivray Smart, first place, and Mrs-j Johlmy O'Brien, student at Unlver- J. M. Williams, Jr., second place, j sily o{ Arkansas, Payetteville, will Traveling prize went to Mrs. J. L. Westbrook, Jr. For the occasion, Miss Humphreys wore a cocktail dress of powder blue taffeta and Miss Grain wore an acqua cocktail dress. They were presented with gifts and orchid na;:cs. Gold and silver, with bronze, were the colors used to carry out the Christmas motif In the entertaining rooms. The buffet table was adorned by an arrangement of gold and sliver leaves interspersing a bouquet of bronze chrysanthemums. Miss Giurisan wore for the afternoon's activities, a red wool crepe , nrrive Dec . 19i Mi5s Mary Loulse O'Brien will arrive from Mercy Hospital School of Nursing In De- trolt, Mich., on Dec. 20, and Mid- frock, with black accessories. Miss i shlpman George Eugene O'Brien ol Humphreys wore a wool dress of the United States Naval Academy, beige and brown accessories. They Annapolis, will arrive Dec. 21. The were given corsages and wedding f Scotts'daughter, Mrs. Al Coury and gifts by the hostesses. An out-of-town guest for the party wns Mrs. Jerry Murphy ofj Lepanto. Duplicate League Holds Meeting A six-table Howell movement was conducted Saturday afternoon, when members of the Duplicate Bridge League met at Hotel Noble 'or a masterpoint game. Taking top honors were Mrs. Sugenla Jenkins of Steele and Mrs. 'im Roleson, with 09'/i points. Mrs. Russell Phillips and Mrs. . E. B. Gee tied with Mrs. O. W. Mc- iutchen and Mrs. F. E. Black for second place with 66Vi points. Fourth place went to Mrs. W. D. ihamblln and Mrs. C. W. Affllck, with Gl points. Coming Events Monday Assoclatlonal Council of Young Women's Auxiliaries of Baptist Churches meets at Calvary Baptist Church at, 7:30 p. m Rebekah Lodge has 7:30 p. m. meeting and potluck dinner with Christmas party. Circles of the Trinity Baptist Church meet at the church at 7:30 p. m. for a joint business meeting. Royal Service program, and Christmas party. Tuesday Junior High School PTA has 3 p. m. meeting with board meeting at 2'30 p. m. Tri-Town Club has meeting with Mrs. James Terry, Mrs. E. N. Hegenold hostess to the Tuesday Club. Mrs. Max Usrey Is hostess to I L - W. Danlelson and son. Brent, of Memphis. The Danlelsons also i Mr. Coury of Hamilton, O,, plan to arrive nearer Christmas. • • • Visiting with Mrs. T. J. Mahan Mrs. Margaret Mahan Bell anc Mrs. W. B. Tanner at the Mahar home will be Mr. and Mrs. James Tanner and children, Jim, John | and David of Columbia, S. C., Mrs Tanner's son and family. Mrs. Bell's daughter. Miss Betsy Bell, a student at Southwestern of Memphis will be here also. She will spenc several days with other members of the family In Clarksville, Tenn. where she will be In the wedding of her cousin, Miss Nancy Port. Mrs. B. P. Gay and Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Garrigan will hive as guests for the holidays. Mr. and Mrs. Ben The Rev. and Mrs. E. C. Brown j H. Green of Hot Springs and Mr. and sons have as their guests. Mrs.! and Mrs. B. P. Gay. Jr.. and children, Mary Lynn and Frank, and Ark., has arrived here to spend 10 days with her son, J. W. Shlun, Mrs. Hams of Texiirkana, who plans to be here (or the Christmas holidays. Jerry Van Zandt of Port Smith was the week end houseguest of his fiancee. Miss Annella Humphreys, and her parents,, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Humphreys. Mr. and Mrs. Robert McHafTey announce the birth of their third child, a son, whom they have named Danny Joe. He was born Friday at Walls Hospital. The McHaffeys' other children are Pamella Kay, 3, and Sidney. 10. Mrs. McHafTey, who Is expected to remain in the hospital for several days longer, is In room 210. Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Bailey had as their week end guests Mr. and Mrs. 8052 Utt-2414 Sue Burnett A beautifully lilted yoked dress in sizes to flatter the woman who is not-so-tall. Pattern No. 8052 is in sizes H'.i, EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hubbard Hardware Phone 2015 Mrs. Patton Is Hostess to Club Mrs. Clyde Ptitton entertained at ift Razorback Drive In Friday Ight for members of the Vendredi lub, when Mrs. Emma Clark was oteri in as a new member. Christmas ornaments decorated le tables where a dessert course as served. In the bridge games, Mrs. Dick Shanks won first place, with second going to Mrs. Hank Dadcl, and brldgo to Mrs. Sanford Tomllnson. i Size 16',s, IB'/i, 2<Hi, 2211, 24',= . IS'/i, 4 yards of 39-inch. For this pattern, send 30c in COINS, youv nnme, address, size rle- sired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Blytheville Courier News, 372 W. Qulncy Street, Chicago 6, 111. Basle FASHIONS lor '53, Fall and Winter, is a complete guide in planning a practical, se\v-simple wardrobe- Gift pattern printed inside the book. Send 25 cents today. members of the La Petite Club. Country Club Duplicate Bridge League has meeting. American Legion Auxiliary has semi-monthly meeting. Octave Club meets at 7 p. m. for Christmas party with Mrs. Leon Ocnning. Yarbro Home Demonstration Club has 7:30 p. m. Christmas party with Mrs. Paul Abbott. Wednesday Club B)ignt meets with Mrs. Chtir- les Langston. Wednesday Club meets at the Country Club. Thursday Mid-Week Club members meet at the Country Club. Ladies Ray Christmas party Is to be held at the Country Club. Kibitzer Club has Christmas party with Mrs. Robert McHnney. i Thursday Club meets at the Country Club. YaVbro Pnrent-Teachers Association Iras Christmas program at 2 p. m. at the school auditorium. Wednesday . Country Club has election ot officers at the club. visited other friends while here. Mr. and Mrs J. H. Fisher and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Fisher, all of Wynne, spent the week end here with their daughter and sister, Mrs. Jim Roleson, Mr. Roleson and son, Bucky. Miss Nancy Damon, a junior at Southeast Missouri State College,: has been selected for membership in the Beta Gamma chapter of Kappa Pi, national honorary tvrt j fraternity, which Is based on talent and scholastic achievement. Miss India Sanders, all of Memphis. Mrs. Sanders and Mr. Green are sister and brother of Mrs. Gay. The group will cat Christmas dinner in the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Nelson whose houseguest will be Mr. Nelson's sister, Miss Allyci Nelson of Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Humphreys will entertain members of their family after Christinas during the week end of their daughter, Annella's marriage to Jerry Van Zandt of Fort Smith. Included will be Mr. Van Zandt, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jefferson Van Zandt of Van Buren, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Haynes and son, W. C. Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Billy Donnell and daughter, all of, Tip- tonvllle, Tenn., Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Alexander of Dyersburg, Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Parker and Mrs. Irene Turner and daughters Anita and Dorothy of Tunica, Miss., Phillip Turner of Dyersburg, and Mr. nnd leave with Mrs. Ellett wood, Miss. Lawrence of Green- be entertaining Blankenship. Mr. Caldwell Is a student at Georgia Tech. Mrs. Caldwell Is studying at Oglethorpe. Airman and Mrs. W. B. Humphrey of Wichita Falls, Tex., plan to a/rive Dec. 20 to spend a Christmas leave with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Regan. The Regans' other daughter, Mrs. Wayne Chrls- tal and children, Dehlia and Chuck of Macon, Ga., arrived early in December. • • » Mr. and Mrs. Patrick J. Fleming of Biloxi, Miss., will arrive here Dec. 30 for a few days visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Braeey. Mr. Fleming receives his discharge from the Air Force at Keesler shortly before they arrive. The Braceys' son. Lt. Bill E. Bracey, and Mrs. Bracey of Sewart, Tenn.. will arrive Dec. 29, for a few days here and with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl White of Marion, Ark. Mrs. M. A. Isaacs Is spending her Christmas vacation In Bristol, Va., with her daughter, Mrs. Mark Richards, and family. They motored to Blytheville over the pa;;t week end, and Mrs. Isaacs accompanied them home. Arriving here Dec. 26 will be Lt. and Mrs. R. C. Allen of Fredericksburg, Va.. who will spend a few days with his moher, Mrs. R. C. Allen, after visiting in St. Louis with her father, Lt. Allen Is stationed with the Marines at Quantico, Va. Misses Merry Nelle Lane, Bobble June Killian, and Emandel Swearengen plan to leave Dec. 19 by plane from Stephens College, Columbia, Mo., to spend the holidays with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. John A. Lane, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Killian and Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Swearengen, Sr. Miss Bobbie Byrd, also a student at Stephens College, will arrive Dec. to be the holiday guest of her par- f^ *:''• ents, Mr. and Mrs.. G. I. Byrd. — From Jaokson, Miss., Mr. and Mrs. Tom B. Miller, plan to arrive here to spend the week with her mother Mrs. Lucy MoA oms. Mrs. C. R. Branson and chil ren arrived here from New o leans early this month to be ti -uests of Mr. and Mrs. U. Branson over the holidays. The will be joined by Dr. Branso nearer Christmas. Spending Christmas Day he with Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Afflic vill be Mr. and Mrs. Charles A flick, Jr., and daughter of Steele. Jerry and Alan Berry, both sti dents at the University of Arka sas, Payetteville, plan to arrh this week end to visit their pa. ents, Mr. and Mrs. Kendall Berr for the school holiday. Mr. and Mrs. O. W. McCutche and family will have as the guests, ,T.r. and Mrs. Stan Barto Methodist University, Dallas Tex., are to arrive to spend the holidays with their mother and grandmoth. er, Mrs. W, I. Denton. Mrs. C. H. Whistle, Mrs. Mavis Settlemire, Clem Whistle, will have as their Christmas guests, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Walls of Manila. Mr. and Mrs. John Parks, Jr., of Steele, and Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Edwards of Whlstleville. Miss Annette Whistle, student at SMU, Dallas, is to arrive Dec. 19 to spend the holidays with them. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Gaines, who have had as their guests their daughter, Mrs. Bill Nunelee and children, will have Lt. Nunelee, stationed at Gary Air Force Base, Tex., as holiday guest. The Nune- lee's plan to spend part of his Bmlth. Visiting Mr. and Mrs. Killian during the holiday* will b* their daughters, Miss Dlxl* K1J. lien, University of Arkansas student, and Miss Bobble June KU- Han, Stephen's College student. Miss Joan Earls will arrive home from the University of Arkansas this week end to spend two weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Earls. Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Hale of Burdette will have their daughters. Misses Rulh and Margery Hale, home for the holidays. They attend the University of Arkansas. ' Misses Martha and Auritha Ashford Till spend Christmas in Russellville, with their parents. Both are teachers in Blytheville Schools. Miss Nancy Hughes ot Memphis will be here for Christmas with her parents, Mr. nnd Mrs R D Hughes, Sr., and her brother, R. D. Hughes, Jr., Mrs. Hughes and daughter. Fort Largest number of drownings occur within 10 yards of the shore. 1 IT'S HEUER'S , for House Shoes! Rabbits differ from true rodents In that they have two sets ,of upper teeth, one pair behind the oth- At the Hospitals Walls Hospital Dismissed: IVfrs. M. S. Works and baby, Steele Mrs. Leon Jordan and Luxora Mrs. W. S. Rader, City baby, A new type of seismograph which records waves moving; through the earth's mantle many as seven times around ,obe. indicates the North Amerl can continent once may have ex tended a lot closer to the Nort Pole than it does at present. 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