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The Daily Standard from Sikeston, Missouri • Page 3

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Sikeston, Missouri
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THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 1955 THE DAILY STANDARD. SIKESTON. MISSOURI PAGE THREE Malden News By Mrs. Harold E. Sparks Riddle Family Reunion The family of Mrs.

Bonnie Riddle and the late Wm. D. Riddle held a reunion Sunday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Ollie Patterson at 505 Madison in Malden. This was the first time the families had been together for five years.

Mrs. Riddle gave the invocation after which the group enjoyed a sumptuouis covered dish dinner. After the dinner, yard games played, pictures taken and visiting was enjoyed. Thirty-five persons attended the reunion. They were: Mrs.

Bonnie Riddle, Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Patterson and two boys, Mr. and Mrs. Karlish and eight children, Mr.

and Mrs. Jack Moore and two daughters, and Mrs. Doris Reed and son, all of Malden; Mr. and Mrs. Udell Riddle and two daughters of Cape Girardeau, Mr.

and Mrs. Wm. H. Riddle and three sons of Louisville, and Mr. Jack Flucsmevcr of Belgrade, Mo.

Stephen Gay Six Years Old A Merry-Go- Round cake and punch were served to the little friends of Stephen Gay when he celebrated his sixth birthday Thursday afternoon. Stephen is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen B. Gay who reside at the Malden Air Base.

Decorated cups filled with candy were given to the children as favors. The party hours were spent in playing games on the lawn, and playing with the toys. Helping Stephen to celebrate his birthday were Allen Qucnichett, Mary Jean and David Duncanton, Kathi Dee and Michael Clement, Stevie Schroeppcl, Junior Speiers, Scott Norrid, Ann Miller, Johnny Do wning, Susan Pinkerton and Jane Karen Lowe. Supt. of Schools W.

I. Myers accompanied by Supt. R. E. Nichols of Campbell, and Supt.

Mai shall Fuilbright of Arbyrd, left Sun. day for Columbia where theyr will attend a meeting of the State School Administrators. They will return home Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs.

Russell Karlish and daughters, Carolyn and Delores left Saturday for Pontiac. Mich, alter spending a week in Malden visiting relative and friends. Mr. and Mrs. John Downing and children, Ann, Johnny and Martha spent Sunday at the Sam A.

Baker State Park. Mrs. Richard Stokes of Malden and Mrs. Calla Grady of Springfield, Ohio returned Siaurday from a visit in Call, Texas with Mrs. Wil Freeman and Beaumont, Tex.

with Mrs. F. P. Lightioot. Those from Maiden attending the Methodist Senior Week at Ar- Cadia are Nancee Tolleson, Dean Harris, Bob Kirkbride, Jimmy Watson, Larry Wagster and Kenny Watson.

Mrs. Calla Grady left Monday, for Springfield-, Ohio after spending several days visiting her sis. ter. Mrs. G.

J. Johnson oi en.IVIiss Grace Parker Becomes Bride of Hugh Napper In a 4 o'clock ceremony' on Saturday afternoon, June 18, at the First Baptist Church, Miss Grace Parker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Grover C. Myers of Lexington, N.C.

became the bride of Clay Hughes Napper, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clay E. Napper of Malden. The church pastor, Rev.

J. Roy Clilford, was assisted in the ice by the Rev. John R. Hamilton of Thomasville, N.C aunt of the bride, organist, and the Rev. D.

P. Hamiton of Concord, uncle of tho bride sang Perfect and Palms and caladium formed a background for the wedding, along with white tapers in branched candelabra and a large center ar. rangemcnt of white gladioli, snapdragons, daisies and baby's breath. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown of Chantilly lace over satin, designed with a sweetheart neckline, pointed basque and long, tapering sleeves. The full skirt ex tended into a cathedral train.

Her fingertip veil of ilhision a attached to a tiara of seed pearls. She carried a white prayer book For YOUR Convenience! Scott Insurance Agency will be open from 7:30 A.M. to 4 P.M., daily, Saturdays included. Scott Realty and Investment Co. office will be open daily from 9:00 A.

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Phones 423 or 764 adorned with a white orchid and showered with stephanotis. Miss Layne Hedrick of Lexington attended the bride as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Joan Summerlin of Mt. Olive, N. Miss Charlotte McQueen of Greensboro, N.C., and Mrs.

Homer Shipwash of Lexington. All the attendants wore floor length dresses of powder blue antique taffeta, fashioned with sweetheart necklin, es, cap sleeves, and full skirts featuring shirred effect at back. They had matching half hats with face veils and carried colonial' clusters of pink carnations, Esther Reid daisies, and pink breath, tied with pink satin streamers. John Edmonds, classmate of the bridegroom at Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem was best man and ushers were Hal Stuart, Jack Kaufmann and Cecil Milton, also classmates at Bowman Gray. The mother wore a dress of light blue lace over taffeca and an orchid corsage.

The bridegroom's mother wore a dusty rose lace over taffeta and an orchid corsage. For travel to Western North Carolina the bride changed to a powder blue cotton dress trimmed in blue lace, to which she added white accessories and the orchid from her bridal bouquet. Mrs. Napper was graduated from Reeds High School1 and tended the North Carolina Baptist Hospital School of Nursing. For the past six months she has been employed as secretary at First Baptist Church in Lexington.

Mr. Napper attended the Malden Hign School, received his A. B. degree from the University of Missouri and is now a senior at Bowman Gray School of Medicine, where he is a member of Phi Chi fraternity. The couple will make their home in Winston-Salem.

On Friday evening after the wedding rehearsal, the par- cnts entertained at a cake cutting in the church parlor. The table was covered with a lace clotn and centered with the three-tier, wedding cake, which was iced in white and decorated with a miniature bride and groom. On either side were candelabra entwined with ivy and pink flowers. Mrs. John Hamilton completed cutting the cake after the bridal couple had cut the first slice, and Mrs.

Austin Hamilton and Mrs. H. M. good presided at the punch bowl. Mrs.

John Neeley of Jonesboro, Ark. arrived Tuesday to spend several days visiting her aunt, Mrs. E. D. Johnson.

Birthday Club of Eastern Star Met Monday Mrs. L. C. Stevenson was hostess to the members of the Birthday Club of the Malden Eastern Star on Monday night. es were Mrs.

Sue Spencer, Miss Maggie Porter and Miss Alyce Hendricks. Lovely arrangements of cut flowers were used throughout the Stevenson home. During the evening games of Canasta and Bolivia were enjoyed by the grop. Mrs. M.

S. Nease won high in Canasta and Mrs. W. FiesJcr won the low prize. In Bolivia Mrs.

George Napper won high and Miss Delta Zimmerman low. The birthdays of Mrs. M. S. Nease and Mrs.

A. E. Pearson were observed by the members. Refreshment napkins entitled with favorite songs were given to each member and duets were sung by those present. Mrs.

R. C. Patterson and Miss Della Zimmerman were declared the winners as they sang Home on the to the amusement of the guests. Sandwiches, cookies and coffee were served by the hostcssc to Mrs. Bill Rudolph, Mrs.

Patterson, Mrs. Pearson, Mrs. L. O. Wicc- carver, Mrs.

Napper, Mrs. Alice Porter, Mrs. Betty Allen, Mrs. Ralph Hester, Mrs. Nease, Mrs.

Wm. Miller, Mrs. Jeff Book, Mrs. Wayne Mrs1. A1 Squires, Mrs.

Fierier, Mrs. Maxine Lester, Mrs. Clarissa Cox, Miss Della merman, and Mrs. Ed Swan. Bostic Motor Co.

of Malden Sells Out To Memphis Man The Bostic Chevrolet Company of Malden owned by Mrs. Eleanor- Bostic and her son. John Hart Bostic, completed a transfer of sale Wednesday to Robert Hurt of the help of a giant boom, U.S. Army stevedore troops train in proper ship-loading procedures at the Transportation Corps Center, Fort Enstis, Va. Here they load an Army on the new training ship.

which simulates modern freighters. Memphis, Tenn. The Bostic Motor Co. has been in business since about 1922 and was owned and operated by the late John Bostic At one time James Bostic, a brother, was also in the business. Since Mr.

Bostic's death in 1937, Mrs. John Bostic has operated tno business with the assistance of her son, John Mart. Mr. Hurt has been with hip- Barwick Chevrolet Co. of Memph is lor the past 25 years and the last 10 years has been general manager of the company.

He plans to retain the entire personnel of the Bostic Motor Co. and stated that the name of the com panv will be changed to Bob Hurt Chevrolet, Inc. Mr. Hurt is a native of Dyersburg, is married and plans to bring his wife and three children to Malden in the near future. The family belongs to the Highland Heights Presbyterian Church i Memphis.

Mrs. Mollie Neeley of Pulaski, Tenn. will arrive here Thursday to I spend several days visiting her nieces, Mrs. Fred Penny and Mrs. V.

W. Tcnkhoff and families. Mrs. J. L.

Ashcraft spent the weekend visiting friends in Blytheville, Ark. Anniston News By Katie Bone The Anniston Baptist Church ended its vacation Bible Suhool, Wednesday night with a large audience for the commencement exercises. There was an enrollment of 83 with an average of 10 and ihrec- eights. The new educational building of the church has begun and is expected to be finished by July 16. Mr.

and Mrs. Paul Watkins of Benton, Ky visited Mr. and Mrs. Warner Willard, Sunday afternoon. Mrs.

Leonidas Allen and daughters ot Dorena and Miss Billie Nell Willard of here shopped in NEW 1955 KELVINATOR ONE TON AIR CONDITIONER PRICED NOW AT ONLY INCLUDES NORMAL INSTALLATION TO YOUR WIRING SAVE FROM $90.00 to $150.00 Only a limited number available at this special purchase and remember this is 1955 merchandise. LEWIS SALES COMPANY 91 NORTH KINGSHIGHWAY PHONE 446 LEWIS GAS COMPANY HIGHWAY 60 WEST PHONE 1246 SIKESTON. MISSOURI Sikeston Friday and also visited Mr. and Mrs. Duane Eastman.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Harris and son, Bobby and Miss Janet Kay McPlroy spent Saturday with the son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Billy Jo Haines, at Eulin, 111., and were accompanied home by the son, Billy, who had spent the past week with his sister, Mrs.

Haines. Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Petty and grandson visited Mrs. Frank Hatton and family in East Prairie, Sunday afternoon.

Mrs. Hatton is very ill at this time. Little Misses Melba, Wanda, and Juda Morehead spent the weekend in East Prairie, with Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Jackson.

Mr. and Mrs, A1 Bone were in Cape Girardeau over the weekend for a medical checkup and care, and visited relatives while there. Rev. and Mrs. F.

R. Chappell visited relatives in Kennett on Thursday of last week. Mrs. Ray Davis, Mrs. Forest Petty and grandson, Carl Leroy, and Cloice Grubbs were in Sikeston Monday on business, Mr.

and Mrs. Elmer Lane of Detroit, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lane of here were in Paducah, Saturday. home they visited the Ancient Buried City.

A Revival meeting will begin July 5 at the Anniston Nazarene Church with the Rev. John Esterline as the Evangelist. Services will begin each evening at 8 p.m. Everyone is cordially invited. Mr.

and Mrs. Robert Cobb of Sikeston called on Mrs. brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Schneider, Sunday afternoon.

Mrs. Marie Hancock and Mrs. Florence Mac Minns, of Doniphan and Mrs. Minnie Owcnsby of here were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.

Gordan R. Blackwell and family. and Mrs. P. Thurman and son of East Prairie and the mother, Mrs.

Lenard Thurman and daughter, Joan spent the weekend in St. Louis with Mr. and Mrs. Leamon Neal and family and were accompanied home by Gary Thurman, who had spent the past week with his aunt, Mrs. Neal and family.

Family Get-Together Mrs. Lena Myrick Wagner of Charleston met at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Vcster Steward and children of near here for a Sunday get-together dinner, June 26th. Those who attended were Mr.

and Mrs. Everett Null and children of Uikelon, Mr. and Mrs. Lyndon Myrick and little daunhter of East Prairie; Johnny, Ronald, and Lena Ruth Myrick, Charleston and friends, Mrs. Nola Byrd ol East Anniston and daughter, Mrs.

Helen Byrd and Mrs. Birdie Null of Anniston. The group enjoyed the day together. Rev. and Mis.

M. B. Henley and family left Monday morning for Tenn, where they will visit relatives this week. and Mrs, Albert Ahlfield, little Mike, Betty and Yvonna Davis visited Mr, and Mrs. B.

H. McDermott and family in Charleston, Sunday. Mrs. Ahlficld and Mrs. McDermott are aunts of the Dav is children.

Rev. and Mrs. F. R. Chappell of Anniston accompanied Rev.

and Mrs. II. Sturch of Essex to Van Buren where they spent the day at the Baptist State Assembly, which is in session now. Mr. and Mrs.

W. J. Melton spent from Thursday to Saturday with their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Lovvcl Anderson in Hcnshwa, Ky.

Rev. and Mrs. Harry Showmak- cr of Oran visited the sister, Mrs, Ernest Blackwell and family, Sunday afternoon and were also supper guests. Doris-Groves Miss Betty Lou Doris and Bennett Edward Groves were united in marriage at Ihe home of Rev. and Mrs.

Harold Wheetley, 617 Mitchell East Prairie, on Saturday, June 25th. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Williams and children of Charleston and formerly of Anniston spent the weekend in St. Louis and the former attended the double-header baseball games, Sunday.

Picnic Outing A dinner was enjoyed, Sunday at Park near Benton, hon oring Calvert Mclllroy, who was celebrating his birth anniversary. Those who attended the occasion were: Mr. and Mrs. Warner Willard and family, Mr. and Mrs.

P. C. Mclllroy and children, Mrs. Pearl Mclllroy of Anniston, Mr. and Mrs.

Dwight McAdoo and son of Bloomfield, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Walker and children of East Prairie, Mr. and Mrs. Grady McAdoo of Bridges, Mr.

and Mrs. Allen McClanahan, Mr. and Mrs. Ethard Mclllroy and son, Ricky, and Mr. and Mrs.

Calvert roy and daughter, Dian, Sikeston. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Lane, Mrs. Sammie Knupp and Mrs.

Robert Lane shopped in Sikeston and Charleston, Wednesday. Mrs. Ada Garrett had as her dinner guests, Sunday, Mrs. Ruby Winland and children of St. Louis; Mr.

and Mrs. Ward Garrett of Mounds and Mrs. Bertha Hutte of Cairo, Mr. and Mrs. Forest Petty and grandson, Carl Parker of here.

Mr. and Mrs. Lester Chambers and sons, Jimmie, Bobby and Gene of Dallas, arrived at the home of the parents Mr. and Mrs. Frank Chambers, Saturday night on a vacation.

They spent from Sunday to Tuesday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Adams near Bard well, Ky. Miss Bonnie Allen of Dorena spent a few days last week with Miss Billie Nell Willard. Mrs.

Joe Lett and daughter of the Bement community spent the weekend here with her stepmother, Mrs. Annie Peace. Mrs. Lett also called on Mrs. Ernest Blackwell, Saturday afternoon.

They were accompanied home, Sunday afternoon by Mr. Lett who came after them. Mr. and Mrs. Warner Willard and daughter, Billie Nell, visited Mrs.

Rosie Hooker in Oran, day afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Sammie Knupp were supper guests of Mr. and Mrs.

Ben Chambers and children in Sikeston, Saturday evening. Mrs. Ruby Winland and children, Vcarl and Carl, St. Louis, arc spending this week with her moth Mrs. Ada Garrett.

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Davis and children shopped in Sikeston and East Prairie, Saturday. Mrs. G.

R. Blackwell and children attended services Sunday evening at the Christian Church in East Prairie when Bro. Orby Beard of Florida and former pastor at Anniston and East Prairiu ordained Bro. Cannady Berry. Mrs.

Laura Moss, son-in-law and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Hanes and daughter, Mrs. Frances Brown and children of Cape Girardeau visited the son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.

Lamar Holdiness and family, Sunday evening. A Fish Fry was given by tht newly organized club of tha Anniston Little League Basdball team in the Anniston School Lunch Room, Friday night. Fish, french-fries, pickles, cake, coffee, and tea were served by wives of the club members. The will go to buy equipment for the little league team. The supper was well attended.

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