The Franklin times. (Louisburg, N.C.) 1870-current, November 11, 1969, Page 3, Image 3
Matthews, Finch Wed Here Miss Brenda Carol Finch of Roles ville, N. C., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Pinch, Sr. of Louisburg, N. C., be came the bride of Gerald Ed ward Matthews, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Matthews of Angier, N. C., Saturday, No vember 8 at 4:00 o'clock P.M. at Louisburg Baptist Church. Hie Reverend Au brey S. Tomlinson officiated. Mr. Finch gave his daugh ter in marriage. Matron of honor was Mrs. James Brack nell, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Miss Susan Matthews of Angier, sister of the groom, Miss Phyllis Gid dens of Durham, Miss Betty Jo Darden of Raleigh, and Mrs. Freddy Duncan of Gar ner. Mrs. J- T. Finch, Jr., sister -in-laWof the bride, presided at the register. Mr. Matthews served as his son's best man. Ushers were Butch Wilson of Burlington, Gerald Eubanks of Trenton, Earl Young of Raleigh, Robin Dedrick of Raleigh, Kenneth Jackson of Angier, and An thony Mills of Henderson. Organist was Robert Lackey of Hopewell, Virginia and soloist was Miss Sandra Vick of Hopewell, Virginia, niece of the bride. Mrs. T. H. Pearce directed the wedding. The bride is a graduate of Louisburg High School and attended Hardbarger Business College. She is employed at North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles in Raleigh. The groom is a graduate of Angier High School. He at tended Chowan College and Campbell College. He is em ployed at Universal CIT Credit Corporation in Ral eigh. After a wedding trip to Williamsburg, Virginia, the couple will make their home at 2222 Bernard Street, Ral eigh, North Carolina. MRS GERALD E MATTHEWS Lingerie Shower A lingerie shower was given the bride on Friday night, October 24, 1969 at the home of Mrs. James Bracknell in Rolesville, N. C. Approximately 10 guests at tended. Dinner Party The prospective bride and groom were given a dinner party Friday night, November 7, 1969 at the Murphy House. Honoring the couple were Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mat thews of Angier and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Crabtree of Dur ham. Members of the wed ding party and special guests attended. Dinner were fol lowed by a cake cutting. Ap proximately 35 guests at tended. Engagement Announced Mr. and Mrs. Norman Gup ton of Route 2, Louisbury announce the engagement of their daughter. Judith Ann Gupton, to William B. Tip pitt, son of Mr. and Mrs Henry C. Tippett of Epsom North Carolina. The marriage will bt solemnized on November 23. 1969 at Wood Baptist Church at 4:00 p.m. All friends and relatives of the families are cordially in vited to attend. Entertains - Bridge Club Miss Gertrude Winston was hostess Friday evening to her bridge club at her home on Church Street. Fall flowers decorated the living room. Mrs. Joe A. Pearce re ceived high score prize for the members. Miss Lucy Burt high ror the guests, and Bingo prize was captured by Mis. N. F. Freeman. The hostess served de lieious Ambrosia and fruit cake to the following: mem bers, Mesdames N. F. Free man, Joe A. Pearce, J. F Matthews. Aubrey Bailey and guests, Lucy P. Burt, Mrs. Frances Tharrington and Mrs. Jessie Wilson. Thanks We wish to express our sincere appreciation for the many kindnesses shown us and expressions ot sympathy extended to us at the recent death or our tather. Each one will be long remembered. The Family ot C. Felton Cash Franklinton Mrs. Royster Speaks To Woman's Club (Frk. B.W.) Hie Franklin ton Woman's Club met at the home of Mrs. C. Ray Pruette Thursday evening with Mrs. Wood row Haskins presiding. Devotionals were pre sented by Mrs. Julia Carr, club chaplain. The guest speaker was Mrs. J. M. Royster of Oxford, who is Education Chairman for the Fourteenth District and also for the State Federation of Women's Club. Introduced by Mrs. Pruette, the speaker gave an informative talk about the Education Depart ment. Mrs. Royster gave facts about the five divisions of the department. First, she named the Library Services Division because so many clubs indi cate strong support for lib raries. Over $10,000 was given in cash gifts to libraries in North Carolina by Fed erated Women's Clubs last year. In the Public Education IT'S COMING Division, she stressed the fact that many clubs provide scholarships and loan funds. Mrs. Rojster urged the local qlyb to participate the Shell Oil Award which covers work done in Education. Communications Division reports indicated the use of club bulletins, newspapers, telephones, radios and TV to let the public know about club projects. Continuing Education and ESO Division was stressed by Mrs. Royster. She urged the women to further their edu cation and to participate in the ESO Reading Program. Lastly, the speaker talked about the Leadership Devel opment Division. Mrs. Haskins presented a corsage and Mrs. Pruette pre sented a gift to Mrs. Royster as tokens of appreciation. Mrs. Haskins congratulated the dub members for their cooperation in making the district meeting a success. She announced that the club's yearbook won a blue ribbon and that the dub was an Honor Roll Club. A letter, from Mrs. A. W. King, was read in which she thanked the club members .for the clothes contributed to Above all. your wedding reflect* you. down to the smallest detail. When choosing the bridal stationery for your wed ding needs, let our services guide you. The F Times the Clothes Closet ? - The club members voted to participate in Operation Santa Claus New place mats were dis played by the dub president She urged the members to sdl the fruit cakes. Mrs. Lynn Brewer re^ norted that she had had a meeting of the 1970 Fine Arts Department. She an nounced that a trip to the State Art Museum would be scheduled for March. Mrs. Pruette announced that American Education Week would be observed No vember 9-15 ?nd ^at Open House would be ob!*rve<j Wednesday, November 12, at the local high school. Mr?. Richard Whitfield took the chair and then rec ognised Mrs Haskins ? mem ber of the Constitution and Bv Laws Committee. Re visions were read, discussed and approved with one change. M Special guests were Mr* Mildred Duncan of Oxford and Mrs. Barbara Hobson. Mrs Jack Austin was wel comed as a new member by Mrs. R- C. Whitfield, mem bership chairman. Members of the Education Department served coffee, nuts, pizza sticks, and marrtv mallow treats during the hour. Serving as hostess Misses Edith Jtekson, Prances Wortham and Me* E B H S Holds Open House Edward Best High School, grades 5-12, will hold open ?k,u* for parents on Thurs day. November IS, In the achool auditorium at 7.30 P.M. ? u a n After comments by A. v*? Matthews, principal, member* of the faculty and of the Student Teacher Cooperative AMociatlon wUl be Intro dU<Following the meeting in the auditorium, p*ents will be given the opportunity to talk with the Individual teacher* by following the dally schedule of their children In visiting the clasa rooms. . All parents are encouraged to take this opportunity to acquaint theiwdves with their achool. dames Julia Carr, Gordon Pat terson, DeWitt VanArsdale. W. A. Shearon and Mrs. Pruette. Celebrate Anniversary MR And MRS C O RENN Mr. and Mrs Clarence 0. Renn were honored on their Golden Wedding Anniversary. November 2nd, with a reception at the educational building at Maple Springs Church. Hosts were their children and grandchildren. Their children are: Mrs. Jane Pearce, Raleigh; Mrs. Syble Woodard, Spring Hope; Mrs. Mary Bailey, Norfolk, Va.; Mrs. Peggy Pinnell. Caatalia; Mrs. Faye Shearin and Mrs. Jeanette Rowe, Louisburg; Macon Renn, Henderson; Wilson Renn, Raleigh; Alvin Renn. Hamp ton, Va.; and Lewis Renn, Jacksonville, N. C. To Have Crafts Workshop Youngiville - A Crafts Workshop featuring holiday ideas will be conducted at the Youngsville Woman's Club meeting to be held on Mon day night, November seven teenth. Presenting the program will be the Crafts Division of the Fine Arts Depwtment which Included Chairman Mr*. N. A. Brown, and Met dames J. W. Weathers, Sr., R. E. Tlmberiake, L. R. Evana, A. E. Hall and J. E. Under wood. We know of nothing more futile than to argue with an emotional man about hi* reli gion. Engagement Announced BETTY RUTH FREEMAN Mrs. Louise Freeman of Koute 1, Youngsville, North Carolina and the late Harold Freeman, announce the engage ment of her daughter, Betty Ruth, to Mr. Freddie Hopkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Raymond Hopkins of Eden, North Carolina. The wedding is planned for December 21, 1969 at 3 P.M. in the Youngsville Baptist Church. All friends and relatives of the couple are invited to attend. Louisburg Gardeners Visit Jugtown Potters On Thursday, November 6, The Louisburg Garden Club motored to Jugtown to visit and observe the demon strations by the potters in this section. Club members learned that a number of potters from Staffordshire, Kngland settled in or near Moore County, around 1750, because of the availability of good surface clays. The potters made all kinds of jugs and jars to preserve and serve food, candlesticks for light and even jugs for grave head stones that can' still be seen. The making of pottery in )? ?? > , hit* on . \/fti creased wilh the growth of the whiskey business but when prohibition became law in 1908 most of the potteries went out of business. The story of Jugtown Pot tery began in 1915 whtn two talented people from Raleigh, N. C., Jacques and Juliana Busbee became interested in the handcrafts of North Caro lina which were on the wane early in this century. When Mrs. Busbee was a judge at a county fair in Lexington she saw a "brilliant orange glaze pie plate." The Busbees' enthusiasm for the pie plate led them to Moore Cotlnty In search for potters. Thfcy' fbuM only Ave or nix continuing to make the crocks and jars needed by the neighborhood. The Busbees set themselves a challenge to revive the dying industry. They collected the ware and opened a tea room in New York to sell the pottery. It was a great success but there was not enough ware to sup ply the shop. In 1921 they decided to build and operate a pottery themselves naming it "Jugtown." They estab lished rigorous standards for the ware and an exceptional pottery was created here and through the yean has re mained in great demand. Jugtown continue* today as a demonstration of the early life-style of American potteries. The buildings are long cabins, the pug mill is drawn by horse, and the ware is turned by hand and fired in ward and oil burning kilms. Other potteries visited by the club members were the Ben Owens' Pottery. Coles' Pottery and Seagrove Pottery. At Seagrove, a tour of the Potters Museum was con ducted by Mr. Tom Preaneil, historian for the museum. The story of Jugtown and surrounding potters area should be of interest to all North Carolinians as it is part of their cultural and historical heritage. Youngsville Dr. and Mrs. G rover Lee Moore of Portsmouth, Vir ginia were here during' the past week for a visit with Mr. and Mr*. B. H. Patterson. Mr. Jones Winston was away on a business trip In California this week. He left with a group of business people on a chartered plane Monday morning at th'e Ra leigh-Durham airport, to re turn home Tuesday night of this week. Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Ljndsey and Mr. and Mn. E. J. Pearce returned home Sunday night after a trip to Tennessee to visit with Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Oxendine. Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Wilkin son of Raleigh visited with relatives here Sunday. Parties Honor Bride-elect On November 4 at the home of Kay Snipes on Lex ington Ave. in Raleigh. Miss Jenny Wiggins was honored with a Misoellanous shower. The hostesses, Miss Teresa Davis. Miss Cathy Perkins, and Miss Kay Snipes, pre sented Miss Wiggins with a yellow mum corsage. After playing bridal games, the bride received many use- \ ful gifts. The gift table was covered with a cut-work cloth and was accented by a bride doll. Approximately twenty guests were served lime sher bert, open-faced chicken salad sandwiches, nuts, mints, and diamond bridal cakes decorated with white wed ding bells. The serving table was covered with a white lace cloth. The Social hall of the Ed ucation Building at Flat Rock Baptist Church was the scene of a surprise party for the leader of the Youth Choir, Miss Jenny Wiggins on No vember 6, 1969. The group gave Miss Wig gins a white mum corsage. Mrs. Douglas Holmes pre sented Miss Wiggins a silver serving tray from the Youth : Choir. Krom a serving table cov ered with a gold cloth and centered with an arrangement j of yellow mums, refresh ments of fruit punch, as ' sorted cookies, and potato chips were served. Approx I imately fifty people were in | attendance. The Youngsville Com munity House was the setting for a Floating Miscellanous Shower honoring Miss Jenny Wiggins on November 7 from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. The Com munity House was decorated with arrangements of yellow miniature pompons. The piano was adorned with bridal dolls on each end with ivory entwined between the two. The beauty of the room was enhanced by burning gas logs in the fireplace The mantle was centered by an arrangement of yellow minia ture pompous with ivgry and greenery trailing to its sides. The serving table was covered with a white satin tablecloth which was overlaid with green net. Wedding bells and ribbons flowed from each of the corners. The center piece was composed of an arrangement of yellow minia ture pompons in a silver can delabra with yellow ribbons gently falling to the table below. Guests were served White Wedding punch, and an as sortment of cookies, mints, and nuts. Punch was served alternately by Mrs. Haywood Wiggins, mother of the bride elect. and Mrs. George Lloyd, mother of the groom-elect. The hostesses for the oc casion were aunts of the bride-elect. Miss Wiggins was presented a yellow mum cor sage by the hostesses. Those assisting with the serving were Mesdames: Howard Perry, H. B. Perry, Millard Perry, F>ed Wheeler. Broolu Young, and Howard Mangum. Approx imately fifty guests called during the evening. Miss Wiggins will marry Tommy Lioyd on December 6 at Flat Rock Baptist Cburch. Decorations Made By Gardeners The November meeting of the Gay Gardeners Junior Garden Club met at the home of Mrs. John Mills, club coun selor, Friday afternoon. Upon arriving, Miss Rhon da Grady, hostess for the afternoon, served the mem bers light refreshments. The meeting was called to order by Miss Cindy Wilder, vice-president. Hie roll call and minutes ,of previous meeting were read by Miss Cathy McDonald, secretary. Miss Becky White, conserva tion chairman, reported that the club won a blue ribbon and fifteen dollars on their fair booth. Miss Gaynell Harris, finance chairman, re ported that the club would sell, note 1 paper as a money making project. Miss Cindy Deb nam told the club about the Christmas Display that the club would have with the Louisburg Garden Club, De cember 9th and 10th at the First Citizen Bank Miss Cindy Wilder, program chair man, announced that the club's program for Decembei would be a tour of the Cover nor's Mansion to see Christ mas Decorations. The workshop for the afternoon was making Christ mas tree decorations. Mrs. Marvin Pleasants, counselor supervised the workshop. Juvenile Paradise Missionary: Now, in Afri ca, there are miles and miles without a single school. Why ought we to save our pennies? Jackie: To pay our fare to Africa. Pals "Girls, my pal over there is going to surprise everyone at the party tonight by singing, so I guess III accompany him." "On the piano?" "No, to the hospital." It is astonishing how little you miss the news that you do not hear about. 50th Anniversary MR. And MRS C A BATTON Mr. and Mr*. Charlie A. Batton were honored by their children on their golden Wedding Anniversary Saturday, November 8, at their home In Bunn. Hosts were Mrs. Avon W. Bryant of Spring Hope, Mrs Cyrus M. Johnson of Greensboro. Mrs Tom Qreen of Red Oak, Donald E. Batton Jackson. Charles P" Batton of Goldsboro and David G. Batton of Bunn.