The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 29, 1953 · Page 2
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
December 29, 1953

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Tuesday, December 29, 1953
Page:
Page 2
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 2 article text (OCR)

fAGK TWO B7,YTHRVIU,E (ARK.) COURIER NlWt TUESDAY, DECEMBER », 19M -Society News — D.t Uitllina S/vi»rv Editor • Phone 4<lfi Pat Mullins, Society Editor WMU Board Has Business Meet Nineteen members of the executive board of Woman's Missionary j Union nf Pir.st Baptist Church gathered nt thfi'home of Mrs. Alvin Hufiman, Jr., yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Kendall Berry, WMU president, conducted the business session preceded by the devotional by the Rev. E. C, Brown, nnd prayer by Mrs, Charles McWaters. Jr. Following the benediction by Mrs. Marion Williams, Mrs. HutTman served refreshments from the dining room (.able, which was adorned with pofnsettias and other holiday decorations. MARRIED HERE — Mr. and Mrs. James McDonald Ray are shown following their wedding at the First Methodist Church Sunday At 5:30 p.m. Mrs. Ray is the former Miss Polly Ann Stexvart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bryant Fry Stewart, Sr. Following a two week's trip to Florida, they will live In Hayti, where the bridegroom is in business. (Courier News Photo) Ray-Stewart Marriage Rites Solemnized in Methodist Church Stately cathedral tapers lighted the sanctuary of the First Methodist Church Sunday for the 5:30 p.m. exchange of nuptial vows of Miss Polly Ann Stewart and James Ric- Donald Ray. Bits of News Robert Gene Fisher Has Third Birthday Robert Gene Fisher celebrated his third birthday Saturday afternoon at the home of his grandmother when 10 guests were pre; enl. His grandmother, Mrs. R. L. Fisher, his lather, Robert Fisher, and his aunt, Mrs. Oeraldine Elliott, entertained. Games were played and each guest received a toy as a favor. Refreshments were served following the games. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bryant Fry Stewart, Sr., of BIythevllle and Mr. Ray Is the son of Mr. and Mrs, James Wllllard Ray of Hayti, Mo., Bible she carried and flowing away were satin caught chrysanthemums Edwin Willnrd Ray of Hayti served his brother as best mnn and ushers were Bryant Fry Stewart, Jr., of A program of organ music was 'Campbell. Mo., and William T. Stew- presented by Mrs. R. R. Jnyroe as j art of New Madrid, Mo., brothers of the guests gathered for the double ring ceremony at which the Rev. Roy I. Bagley officiated. Floor baskets of white gladioli, chrysanthemums and snapdragons stood at the sides of thp satin draped prie-dleu on which the tutpttal blos- sing was received. Branched candla- bra holding burning tapers stood before a wall of greenery. Uie bride. Reception Given Following the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Stewart entertained with a reception at their home on Dougan Street. Receiving with the couple w«s M*$. Stewart, mother of the bride who chose for the occasion n suit of navy blue wool worn with matching nc- At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dimissed: Mrs. Daisy Bushing, clly. Walls lUspiUI Dismissed: Mrs. E. C. Adklsson, city. Mrs. Harmon Ellis and baby, city. Mrs. Betty Prank, city. Pamclla Crafton, city. Snra Moody, city. Mrs. Randall'Hawks and baby, city. Mrs. Williams Jackson and baby, clly. Elnora Smith, city. "Glaciers" of stone are found in the Falkland Islands, masses of qunrtzite slowly sliding Into the sea, according to the Encyclopedia Brltnnnlca, Mrs. -Jayroe's selections included' ccssorics and n small hat of match- 'IDreams" by Vnuglmer "Wedding inn blue. March" from Lohengrin and the re- Mrs. Ray, mother of the groom, cessional by Wagner, strains of selected a frock of ros- taffeta with "Venetian Long Song 1 ' Nivens was a lapel trim of matching sequins. I heard during the lighting of the | Born mothers pinned cymbedltim tapers, and as the couple cxchnng- | orchids at their shoulders. changed vows "Clair de Lune" by DeBussy was softly heard, Mrs. Worth D. Holder sang, "I ;I/)ve Thee" by Greig and "Because" by d'Hardelol preceding the ceremony. As the couple knell for blessing she sang, "The Lord's Prayer" by Malette. She chose an afternoon dress of brown taifetn with han "i- ntzing accessories and Mrs. Jayroe vas dressed in black taffeta belted with sequins. Both pinned white carnations at their shoulder. Miss Geneva shibley and Miss Betty Harber lighted the tapers. Miss ShiblC" was dressed in an afternoon dress •> navy blue crepe which featured collar and cuffs of rhlnestones held with satin. Her accessories were In navy blue. An Ike Clark original sheath dress fashioned of black wool jersey was worn by Miss Harber. The belted jacket had a tink collar banded in white angora wool. She wore harm••nixing accessories. They wore wrist-! lets of char truest tinted carnations. Mrs. McCIatn Is Matron Mrs. Kenneth Stephenson McClain of Palmersville, Tenn., served matron of honor and only feminine attendant. She was dressed In .spa- foam taffeta fashioned with a sweetheart neckline and full partial^ lucked skirt arranged over period petticoats. Her accessories were In brown and she wore a cloche of white sequins. Pinned at her shoulder were green and white cymbedi- um orchids. The bride entered the sanctuary on the arm of her father who gave her in .marriage, she chose a sheath dress of white silk faille. Seed pearls and bugle beads adorned the dress neckline and lapels of the fitted Jacket. Her half hat was of white velvet leaves and blossoms sprinkled in rhinestones. She wore silver bro- :ade shoes and for her "something old" the wedding ring belonging to her maternal grandmother. A white orchid topped the white Clusters of not caught wed din bells decorated the enlertalnln rooms. Low bowls of whJlt; glndlo adorned the bride's table and buffe A cuUvork cloth overlaid In bride's table nnd nt the ends stoo the fern entwined tiered wcddin cake and punch bowl. Tapers burne nt. the sides of the floral crnteiplece Mrs. Gordon Clyde Southm Mrs. GeraltUne Green, aunt of Ui bride presided at the table. Mrs. Whitney Morgan. Jr., presided the guest book. They wore whit carnations. To Live In Later in the evening, Mr. nnd Mr? Ray left for a wedding trip to Plorl da, New Orleans and along the Gul Coast. After two weeks they will be a home In Ha.vti. For traveling, Mrs. Ray selects a suit of navy blue gabardine won with a matching stole. Her smal violet hat was encircled with bugl RADIATOR WORK • Boiled Out • Repaired • Flo Tested • Re-cored ALL WORK Guaranteed Grovers Body & Radiator Shop Mt Cl. Uk* Aw fk*. (Ml Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission Me & 39c At All Times TUBS., WED., & THURS. Double Feature -AND— JOOX GLAMOR GIRL! LA W I 19 M ICHjCMMJS PLUS CARTOON beads and she wore harmonizing her boutiuet was pinned at her blue accessories. The orchid from shoulder. Out of town guests for the wedding Included Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Bell, Mr. and Mrs. J. M, Masters, Mr. nnd Mrs. C, W. Reed, III, nnd son. Roger, Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Osborne, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kohn, Mr. and Mrs. H. Kohn, Mrs. L, B. Condet, Mrs. Lamar Thompson, Miss Prances Ann Osborne. Mrs. Stella Fliggs, Mr. nnd Mrs. J. B. Buckley, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Parr and daughters, Barbara and Patricia, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse M. Miles, Dr. nnd Mrs. David N. Miles, Mrs. Truman R. Cole, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Wlllard Rny, Miss Helen Ray and Edward Rny, all of Hayti. Mrs. Joan Bongart of Memphis, Mis. Kenneth Stcphenson McClain of Pflrmevsville, Tenn., Mr. and Mrs. Bryant F. Stewart, Jr., of Campbell, Mo., Mr. ,ami Mrs. William T. Stewart nf-^jiewrMadrld, Mo. Pdty Officer Buford Young left Saturday for Long Beach, Calif., where he is stationed aboard the USS Redstart. He reported for overseas duty In Korea. His wife and young daughter, Deborah, accompanied him us IT as McKlnney, Tex Where she will make her home with her parents until his return. They had spent the Christmas holidays here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bulord Young. A3/c Ben K. Young left Saturday to return to Long Beach Air Force Base, Calif. He spent a few days during Christmas with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Buford Young. Buford Young, Sr., who has been confined at his home for the past (We weeks, is reported to be 1m, proving. Pvti William E. Simpson, who received his paratrooper wings Dec. H after completing basic training at Fort Banning, has reported to Fort Campbell, Ky., af- ler visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Simpson. Mr. and Mrs. Don Williams and son, Mike, spent Christmas in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Simpson. They have returned to their home in Holly Orove, Ark. Condition of W. A. Hollingsworth, a patient at the Blytheville Hospital is reported as critical. Mr. nnd Mrs. Paul Camm of Annapolis. Md., spent two days here with Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Brownson. The Camms, who are returning from a Southern wedding trip, were married Dec. 19 at the Naval Academy. Mr. Camm is a nephew of Mrs. Brownson. Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Gregory nnd children of Augusta, Ark., returned home yesterday after a visit here with her sister, Mrs. Floyd Haralson. and Mr. Haralson. They were accompanied by Mrs. Harulson's father, Mark A. Lindbergh, who is spending a week with them. Among Blytheville residents, attending the debut reception for Miss Virginia Walton Brooks, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Barry B. Brooks of Memphis, were Mr. and Mrs. Samuel F. Norrls and their houscgucst, Sergie.Bongart of Memphis, Miss Reen Norrls and Faulkner Bill of Memphis, Dr. and Mrs. Maja Skaller ,ind daughter, Joy, and Drs. Curl aiid Edna Nies. Lacy Gordon has nlturned to his home In Bluefleld, \K. Va., after .spending a month hi/re with Mrs. Gordon nnd son, Mnrahal, nnd her nother, Mr.s. Iverson/ Morris. Mj. and Mrs. Eddiie Saliba nnd daughters returned 1 ' from Iowa Parks. Tex., where they spent Christmas with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Kildow. ) Mr. nnd Mrs. Edward Webster: nnd daughter, Sharon Rhodes, of! Durham. N. C. left today for their] home after spending several dnysj with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. I Walter Webster. They will spend j a few days in Memphis en route I home. | Airman and Mrs. Dan H. <,Vnl-; lace and son have returned to San Diego, Calif., after a visit here with his parents. Mr. nnd Mrs. Car! H. Wallace, and with her parents in Kansas City.. ! Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester (Pop) , Mosley attended funeral services for his father, E. S. Mosley, in Cape Girardenu Sunday. Other relatives attending were Mr. and Mrs. Russell Mosley nnd daughter, Tommy Mosey. Mr. nnd Mrs. W. C. Hawkins and children of Memphis and Miss Nancy Lee Crain To Become the Bride of John Collins Balton Tonight in Wilson WtLSON — MIsn Nincy LN Grain, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Enochs Grain, will tonight become the bride of John Collins Ballon of Memphis In a ceremony at eight o'clock at the plantation home of her grandfather, James H. Crain. Mr. Ballon i.s the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank T. Ballon, also of Memphis. Miss Grain will be preceded to an Improvised altar by her sister, Miss Mary Ann Crain, maid of honor, and Mrs. William Joe Dcnton of Wilson, aunt of the bride and matron of honor. Bridesmaids will Include Miss Sheila Ann Ballon and Miss Gracemary Ballon of Memphis, sisters of the bridegroom. Judy Grain, sister of the, bride, and Kitty Der.ton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Denton, will be flower girls. They will be attired identically In gowns of turquoise silt and tulle, fashioned with silk bodices, .soft tulle necklines, and bouffant skirts of silk revealing back tiers of tulle. They will carry bouquets of blue Iris and yellow jonquils. The wedding party will descend • winding stairway which will be garlanded with wnilax. They will stand before ,an improvised altar covered in white satin and Imported lace adorned with gold vases holding stately bouquets of calla lilies and tall white tapers in gold candelabra. Southern smilax will form a background of greenery for tiers of glowing tapers and arrangements of white blossoms. The bride, given In marriage by her father, will wear a gown of magnolia white silk taffeta with a sweetheart yoke of lace, sleeves tapering to points over the hands and a full cathedral train of satin outlined In lace and seed pearls. Her full-length veil of French tulle will cascade from a Juliet cap of pearl-embroidered lace and she will carry a prayer book topped with white orchids and valley lilies. Frank T Ballon, Jr., will be his brother's best man, and groomsmen will be William Wolbrecht, .John E. Grain, Jr., Charles J. Lowrance, m, John D. Gerber, Jr., and Louis Hall. Following the wedding, the bride's parents will entertain with a reception at their home. In the entrance hall will be an arrangement of bright red an- thurlums, and bouquets of bird of paradise flowers and spring blossoms will decorate the den and sunroom. The bride's table, overlaid with imported lace cloth, will be centered by a tiered wedding cake flanked by white roses and valley lilies In silver epergnes and silver candelabra holding white tapers. Mrs. Crain, mother of the bride, will receive In a gown of mauve tulle with bands of silver lace and a corsage of white orchids. Mrs. Balton, mother of the bridegroom, has chosen an azure blue chiffon gown with yoke embroidered In crystal beads. She will wear an orchid corsage. Assisting at the reception will be Miss Joanne Cullom, Miss Anne White, Miss Nancy Uzzelle, Mrs. Charles J. Lowrance, III, Miss Dixie Busby, Miss Jane Hitchings and Miss Virginia Ellen Bird. The couple will leave for a Southern wedding trip. They will live in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Alquist of Memphis. Pfc. and Mrs. James Westbrook announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, at the Army hospital in Port Hood, Tex. Mrs. west- brook is the former Miss Patricia Hearn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hearn,- and Pfc. Westbrook Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. West- rook, all of BIythevllle. Mrs. Hearn plans to leave Friday to spend a week with her daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Randall Hawks are the parents of a son, whom they have named Bradley Seay. The haby, who was born Saturday night at Walls Hospital, has a brother, Irby Randal, Jr., who is three. Mrs. Hawks, the former Miss Iva Seay, is being removed to her home to- tiny. Mr. and Mrs. Harmon Ellis are the parents of their second son, born Saturday at Walls Hospital. Robert Allen is the name given the baby, who has a brother Lynn, 2. Mrs. Ellis was removed to her home yesterday. Yeoman 3/c and Mrs. Grady Magee and son, David, plan to leave tomorrow for their home in San Diego, where he Is stationed with the amphibious base there. Husbands Get 'Charm School' Education Free of Charge A national magazine had an article, "I had My Wife Made Over," written by a husband whose overweight wife enrolled in a charm school and graduated a glamour girl. Unfortunately there aren't any charm schools for men whose wives would like to have them made over. . Here are a few ways in which a charm school would improve the average middle- aged husband: In looks: he.could probably stand to lose, a few pounds and trim down that waistline. In manners: He -could probably learn a lot about the duties of a good host, taking some responsibility for the family's social life, and being as willing to make himself charming to his wife's friends as J Ruth Mi!!ett she is to his. In conversation: He probably needs to be reminded that it is as important for him to help carry the dinner conversation at home as when having dinner with friends. And he might also leani with profit that if he is bound and determined to hide behind & newspaper at breakfast every morning he might at least offer his wife half of the paper in lieu of conversation. In personal habits: He might be surprised to learn that no woman alive considers it a privilege to pick up after a man once the honeymoon is over. Judging from the letters I receive a lot of wives would like to see their husbands made over. And if anybody ever starts a charm school for men, the list above should be included in the curriculum. But since there aren't as yet any charm schools for men, women will just have to go on as they always have, trying to make over their <"s™7 "~r» PRECIOUS IMAGE - Standing in a glass case in the Church of Ara Coeli, in Rome, Italy, is a life-sized figurine of the Christ child, considered one of the'most priceless items in the Eternal City. Carved from an olive tree taken from the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, the age- blackened statue is covered with jewelry and precious stones from all over the world, which have been donated by people who have had requests granted. The figure is placed in the center of the church for the holiday season. Old Sport The sport of greyhound racing is at least 1000 years older than horse racing originating In Egypt. The Egyptians raced their greyhounds in open' fields with a wild hare as quarry. husbands without any outside help. Trouble with this old-fashioned method is that husbands have a bad name for it. They call it nagging. It doesn't occur to them that they are getting a charm-school education free of charge. ZELLNER'S SLIPPER SHOP ON OUR GIANT CURVED SCREEN Listen lu KLCN at 10:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for Ritz & Boxy I'ruKrani Announcements LAST TIMES TODAY SREATERTHAN EVER1 JOAN CRAWFORD M-G-M'j lor Hie lusl lime in color by TECHNICOLOR L MiiE WILDING Par. News & Cartoon "Mad Hatter" WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY & FRIDAY : THE MUSKAUOMEDY TOrTH! I I HE^E COME I THE GIRLS *.'fi n coion ir '•}£. Technicolor BOB TONY HOPE -MARTIN ARUNE R0SEMAOT 1)AHL-Q[X)ONEY GIRLS IN HIE WORI,m •iiinmm«».nininiiHisi **4*nd * rm imfi • B.,KI,« * ctttoi u*raw Klll«»!(l kr rDWUMD NM1MNM IM HU MSn« • fAMMUNI KTUn ^^ m PLUS SELECTED SHORTS PRICE CLEARANCE SALE STARTS WEDNESDAY AT ZELLNER'S Shoes from our regular stock. Colors: Black, Blue, Brown, and Red. High, Medium and Low Heels. Materials: Calfs, Kids and Suedes. SHOES Were Now 11 10 9 8 6 98 98 98 98 4" 4 3 49 49 One Lot of Shoes Were 2.98 to 5.98 $100 Now T Also included in this lot 75 Prs. House Shoes Reg. 1.98 to 2.98 $100 Now T One Lot of Shoes 98 Were to NOW $000 2 ZELLNER'S SLIPPER SHOP BLYTHEVILLE 204 West Main in Blytheville OSCEOLA

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page