The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 23, 1953 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 23, 1953
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FACE FOUR BLYTHEVIU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER .23, 198» - Society News Do* Mnllinc SrK'infv KVIitnr • I Pat Mullins, Society Editor lione 'M61 MARRIED — Mr. and Mrs. Leon French are pictured following their marriage] Sunday afternoon at the home of the) bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Lucius M of Gosnell. ill Mrs. Lucius wasp. before their marriage Miss Jeanie Lucius. The couple wil' live at the air base here. (Photo by Mason). Bridge Leagues Meet Jointly at Country Club Members of the Country Club Duplicate Bridge League wore hosts Lust night at the club to members of the City Duplicate Bridge leifiie, when the club group coin- pit? led a six-weeks series. Play consisted of a nine-table scrambled Mitchell movement. Mrs. B. A. Lynch, with nn average percentage of 59.5, won the traveling trophy. Tieing for second place were Mrs. E. B. Gee and Mrs. Eugenia Jenkins, with a 57.7 per cent average. With 57.C per cent, Mrs. Frank Grif^sijy won fourth place. In last night's game, Mrs. Frank rlgsby and Mrs, Joe Ferguson won first plnce with 137 points. •Second plnce went to Mr, and Mis. Harry W. Haines, with 1251-2 points. In third place, Mrs. F. E. Black tnd Mrs. C. W. Affhck made 12'IV •joints, and in fourth place, Mrs.: Gere and Mrs. Russell Phillips made. II!) points. Concluding the evening's enter- ainment, sandwiches, coffee and i other party foods were served. Aimellti Humphreys Is Honored At Drop-In and Bridge Parties Miss Annclta Humphreys, who is to become the bride of Jerry Van Ziuidt of I''ort Smith next Sunday, wa.s complimented at a series of two pre-nuptlal events yesterday. Misses Marg and Ruth Hale entertained 35 at a drop-in party in the afternoon, and Mrs, S. S. Patterson was hostess for a bridge party last evening. Guests called at the Hale home between the hours of three and five in the afternoon when a motif of silver anil white was used in the entertaining rooms. The living room was decorated with white cyclamen and a lighted Christinas tree. The refreshment table was centered by white snapdragons with a crystal candelabra holding white tapers. The .silver punch bowj adorned one end of the table and party foods on silver trays, the other. For the occasion. Miss Humphreys wore a reel wool dress and v/as ffiven a white corsage. Mrs. Henry Humphreys, the honoree's mother, aso was given a corsage Receiving their guests, Miss Margery Hale wore an aqua wool dress and her sister, a wool tweed dress. A glli ol china was presented to the bride-elect. Mrs. Patterson entertained with three tabes of. bridge to Honor Miss Humphreys. Red, green and gold were the colors carried out In the entertaining rooms, where Christmas decor was used. Miss Humphreys wore a gold jersey ensemble with brown accessories at the event and "received a Christmas corsage of carnations interspersed with miniature Santa Claus figurines. In bridge. Miss Heard Wylie won first and second went to Miss Sally Trieschmann. The honoree received a gift of silver. Red holiday punch, with fruit cake, cookies and other party foods, was served later in the evening. French-Lucius Nuptials Held In Bride's Parents Home Here In a ceremony performed Sunday afternoon. Miss Jeanie Lucius, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Lucius of Gosnell, been me the bride of Leon French, son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Arlie French, in the home of the bride's parents with the Rev. Gene SchulU officiating, The double-ring rites were conducted before members of the family and close friends. Serving as maid of honor and | yellow Rlartioli and white chry- only feminine attendant was Mrs. | santhemums. Wilber Lane, sister WSCS Meeting Is Conducted Members of the Woman's Society of Christian Service of the Lake Street Methodist Church met at the church Monday night with Mrs. C. M. Baxter presiding. Mrs. C. T, Shamlin gave the opening prayer and Mrs. Joe Thomas presented the worship service. Following group singing, Mrs. Thomas dismised the group with prayer. Party Is Given For Baptists Members of the Young Women's Auxllllary of the First Baptist. Church were entertained Monday nijjht at the home of Miss Pat Mullins at their annual Christmas dinner party. Mrs. Lloyd Ray was a guest of the group. Large red candles, holly boughs, bronzed magnolia leaves, and a lighted Christmas tree were used in decorating. After dinner, the "Secretsisters" exchanged gifts and Mrs. Ray received a gift. The evening was spent Informally j with Christmas carols played. Misses Mickey Allen and CHffie Baptist Teachers Attend Party Mrs. Seeman and Mrs. Chris Tompkins entertained Monday at the Sccman home for teachers of Primary Number Three Department of the First Baptist Church. Two guests, Mrs. Tommy Tinker | of Abilene, Tex., and Mrs. Roy Calvin, attended the candlelight dinner party. Christmas ornaments provided decorations. Prayer by Mrs. Jake Huffman, superintendent of the department, was followed by carols. Mrs. Huffman was given a gift of silver. Bits of News Bill Wunderlich left yesterday for Springfield, Mo., to visit his mother, Ms. W. J. Wunderlich, for a Jew days. Mrs. John F, Lenti w»« to arrive home today from the Baptist Hospital in Memphis, where she has been a patient for the past 10 days. Mrs. Lentl, who Is reported much improved, was to be motored home by Mr. Lenti. Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Gary and daughter. Carmen, left yesterday for Crossett, Ark., where they will visit Dr. and Mrs. Mel E. Edwards for a week. Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Levy of Houston, Tex., will arrive here on Christmas day to visit her sister, Mrs. C. Modinger, Mr. Modinger, and family. Holland Girl Is Married to Army Corporal Mr. anil Mrs. Omar C. Crawford announce the marriage of their daughter. Miss Bobbie Sue Crawford of Holland, to Cpl. Charles M, Hicks of Fort Mommouth, N. J., son of Malcolm Hicks of Atlanta, Ca The couple exchanged vows in' Hernando, Miss:, Monday. They) were attended by Mr, and Mrs. | George Hicks of Holland, cousins j of the bridegroom. For her marriage, the bride wore a light blue faille dress with rhinestone trim, a winter while hat and black accessories. They are now spending a wedding trip in points in Georgia. Mrs. Hicks was graduated from Holland High Schooi. and was employed, before her man-u^e, in . Westville, N. J. Cpl. Hicks was | graduated from Braegadoccio, Mo,, At the Hospitals Blylheville HosplUI Dismissed: Daisy McDcrmotl, City Eddie Rcccl, Cooler Mr, and Mrs. Robert Gardner an- j High School. nounce the birth of a son, Saturday — •—— at Walls Hospital. Mrs. Gardner MemphiSi and Mrs Ed(ile Hardin and the couple's first child were to of Miami| Fla al . e s , WIK ii nfi (he be taken home today. Mrs. Card- holidays- here with Mrs. K F. ner is the former Miss Jerry Wil- Hardin, Sr., and Mrs Jesse Taylor Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission Me & 39c At All Times WED.. £ THURS Double Feature , rf « , ,i O.'erman offered the invocation and Mrs. Baxter was presented with i . .. . •A gift from the society. bencUitUon- The of the bride. She wore a gray dress with rhinestone clips, and a corsage of white carnations was pinned at her shoulder. Jack Reams served Mr. French 15 best man. For her marriage, the bride wore a pink nylon jersey dress, trimmed with pearls and rhlnestones. Her hat and opera pumps were of pink also. She pinned a corsage of white and pink carnations at her shoulder. Mrs. Lucius, mother of the bride, chose for her daughter's marriage. _ a beige suit with navy accessories J Q D(3Q|f~| JOfl JO and pinned a corsage of white car- -^ nations at her shoulder. Mrs. Frencn, mother of the groom, wore a frock of pink with brown accessories, and was also given a corsage of white carnations. A reception was held following the ceremony at the Lucius home which was decorated with white and and tiered wedding cake punch were served by Mrs. Ray Ledbetter, sister of the bride, Miss Billie Sue Gee and Miss Mildred McCnnrlless, cousins of the groom. They nre now making their home at the Air Base- Mr. French is associated with Day Amusement Co., and Mrs. French is secretary at Gosnell Hfch School. All out-of-town guest, wn.s J nines Lucius of Mississippi State Collcye. SUrkviUe. j Bible Class Has Christmas Party Kindergarten The second semester of Luxni Kindergarten will begin Jan. 18 with classes conducted by Mrs. Enr M. Hewlett in her home in Wilkins apartments, Registration for pro-school agcr are being accepted in the prlva school, Thirty three members of the I Ladies Bible Clnss of the First ( Methodist Church with five guests | were entertained at a Christmas party at the church Monday. Following luncheon, served at small tables decorated with candles, holly and berries, gifts were exchanged from a lighted tree. Speakers during the afternoon were the Rev. Roy I. Bagley, Mrs. A. C. Haley, and Mrs. Winfield Miek. Mrs, Henderson Hall ptaycd Christmas carols nnd led the group In .singing. Class Attends Christmas Meet Company Gives Party in Club Members of Amasamated Local 538 of Rice-Stix factory held their i Sunday. iamson of Paragould. Her mother, Mrs. K. W. Caro of Cardwell. Mo., ins arrived to visit her new grand- ion. Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Evrard are pending Christmas with Mr. and VIvs. Joe Evrard and daughter. Dine, in Memphis. They will be din- ler guests tonight of Mr. and Mrs. . W. Hull there. Graham. Sudbury, Dick Reid and 'reddy Smith, students at Univer- ity of Arkansas, are home for the olidays. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Dunaway have eturned from Kennctt where they ttended funeral services for her ather, 1^. W. KJrkman. Mr. and Mrs. James O. Bell of Stuttgart are to arrive here tomor row to spend the week end witl Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Anderson, he parents. Also visiting the Ander son's will be their son, Harold And erson, Mrs. Anderson and son, Hal of Marianna. Mr. and Mrs. Olan Allison wi! have as their holiday guests thei daughters Mrs. Joyce O'Bannon and Miss Peggy Allison of St Louis. They will remain through Members of the Fidclas Class of the First Baptist Church met Mon- annual Christmas party and dinner meeting at the Woman's Club this week. Two hundred members nnd dny night with Mrs. C. E. Johnson j guests attended the event. Gifts and Mrs. Harry Bogan as hostesses. I were exchanged durin. Mrs. Thomas Bogun gave the devotional, and Mrs. C. Johnson played Christmas carols on the accordion. ng the evening. Each member brought a gift for needy family. Candles, a lighted tree, holly and Relations Resumed BAGHDAD f/P) — Iraqul-Greek relations, interrupted in 1951, are being resumed following Greek gov- , crnment assurances that Greece j parents, Mr. and Mrs" F. B- Joyner Christmas bells provided dccorat- j will not be used for "illegal transit" | and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Matheny. tions. Refreshments were served. of Israeli goods for Arab countries. [ Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Hardin of Mr .and Mrs. Jim Stockley and daughter of Marion will arrive here Christmas Day and spend the weekend with her mother, Mrs. S. S, Patterson. Airman 3/c Bob Coleman, who is stationed with the Navy in San Diego, has arrived home to spend the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Coleman, and his sister. Joy, Airman 2/c and Mrs. Bill Joyner and son of San Diego, Calif., rived here to be the guests of their ^C f \ y^'X. ^ 0 > '•£;.* •••!»;>• All of our staff joins with us in wishing you the very Best Christmas ever, and lots of joy for all the days ahead! immmmmm^mmm MsSfc m&m$.?$g We Will Be | CLOSED I December 25-26-28-29 \ OPEN 1 Wednesday, December 30 $f At this joyous time of the year we pause momentarily to take stock of our many blessings and find among them the blessing of serving you, our customers. And we wish to take this opportunity to say "thanks" to all of you for this pmilege and to wish you all a very, very Merry Christmas and the best of everything in the new year ahead. We also wish to take this opportunity to tell our many customers that, in order to give our employes full benefit of the long Christmas holiday, the following ladies ready-to-wear stores will b. CLOSED SATURDAY Dec. 26th MISS WHITSITT'S SHOP FEINi-trvG'S BERRY'S LADIES TOGGERY THE ACCESSORY SHOP THE ERYTHE SHOP Mr. and Mrs. Hunter Kimbrough, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Stone ot Forrest City, and Mr. and Mrs. Pat Hargett of Sheffield, Ala., arc spending the Christmas holidays with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.,J. Hargett. Mr. and Mrs. Odell Sanders of j [Charleston. -Miss., will arrive! I Thursday to be the houscguests of I ; their mother, Mrs. M. O. Usrey,! and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Newell, Jr., and sons of Memphis, will spend. 0<~> "'* S Christmas here with her mother, i **•>"'»>«••••• Mrs. Leslie Hooper. They will ar-' rive Christmas day. Mr. and Mrs. Bin Berryman and , children of Memphis plan to arrive; home Chirstmas Day- to spend tile week end with his parents. Mr and Mrs. Ralph A. Berryman. Mrs. Myrtle Rylee is a "patient in the Methodist Hospital in Memphis. Her daughter, Mrs. T. C. Hawkins. spent the week end there with her. She is in Room 215. 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