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and Sandhills Social Events
MARY EVELYN de NISSOFT. Editor TELEPHONE OX 2-8612
MISS SUSAN CAROLYN CLEMMER, whose parents, Mr. and
Mis. Miles Glenn Clemmer of Wilmington, N C.. announce her
engagement to Lt. Michael David McCulley, U. S. Marine Corps.
He is the son of Col. Lawrence Hayes McCulley (USMC retired),
and Mrs. McCulley, of Whispering Pines. The prospective bride
is a senior at Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, Va? and' a mem
ber of the Spinsters Club of Wilmington. A 1861 graduate of
Ncrih Carolina State College, Lieutenant McCulley is presently
stationed at Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, Va. An early sum
mer wedding is planned.
Police Dept. Members
Guests, P'urnish Own
Fun At Steak Dinner
Members and guests of the
Southern Pines Police Depart
ment enjoyed a steak dinner and
furnished their own entertain
ment at a pre-Christmas party
Thursday evening at Dante's
Each one present was called
upon to give an informal talk, re
cite a poem, or teil a story
Present were Police Chief Earl
Seawell and his wife, Sgt. and
Mrs. C. A. Wilson, Sgt. and Mrs.
L. D. Beck; also. Patrolman and
Mrs Joe Davis. Patrolman and
Mrs. Coy Frye, Patrolman and
Mrs. Bill Jackson, Patrolman and
Mrs. Emry Little, Patrolman A. F.
Smith and Miss Sandra Bailey.
Also, Mrs. Cornelia Vann, Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Rogers, Mr, and
Mrs Gary Griffith, Mr. and Mrs.
Clyde G. Council, Mr. and Mrs.
Ray Wicker, Mr. and Mrs. Jack
Card well and Mr. and Mrs. Rob
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Worsham
wore unable to attend as he has
been a patient at Moore Memorial
Hospital, undergoing treatment
on an injured knee, and did not
return home until Friday.
St. Joseph's Has Annual
Party For Employees
Choral Group Performs
The annual Christmas party
for employees of St. Joseph of
the Pines Hospital and their fam
ilies was held Thursday after
noon of last week.
Christmas decorations have
been placed in the hospital, with
a creche and tree in the entrance
A choral group from Academy
Heights school near Pinehurst has
been to the liuapitai to sing enrols
and another group from the Leo
nard Training School at McCain
For Holidays Noted
At Hollywood Hotel
Mr. and Mrs. James A. Davies
and Dr. Frank J. Davies of
Swarthmore, Pa. have arrived to
spend Christmas holidays.
Mrs. T. M. Hill of Greenville,
Tenn. has arrived to spend the
Mrs. Huntington McLarve, who
is spending the winter here, left
to spend Christmas in Millbrook,
Mrs. Willis Taplin is visiting
her daughter in Trumbull, Conn.
Mrs. Norco'.t Pemberton has
gone to spend Christmas with her
son and his family in Yancey ville.
Mrs. E. H. Rand left for Ra
leigh, N. C. to visit relatives.
Mrs. Alan Cowperthwaite is en
tertaining her daughter, Mrs.
Marion Roth of Kansas, over the
Mrs L. F. Williams of Raleigh
arrived this week to spend the
Miss Nancy Waterman left for
East Greenwich. R. I., to spend
the Christmas holidays.
Mrs. David Sturgis of Gorham,
Maine has arrived to spend the
Mrs. Rufus Sprague, who is
spending the winter here has
guests for Christmas Dinner.
Rotarians And Ladies
Enjoy Carol Singing
At Their Annual Party
Rotarians and Rotary-Anns
Thursday night enjoyed their an
nual Christmas party, a dinner at
the Mid Pines convention hall.
After dinner, they joined in
some carol ringing and Mrs. John
McPhaul played her autoharp.
I The Rev. A. L. Thompson,
| pastor of the Southern .fines
i Methodist Church, gave a talk
on "The Real Meaning of Christ
Parties Are Keid
Two parties which have become
"traditions" of .he season here
in the Sandhills, were held just
before Christmas, both on Mrs.
James Boyd's "Weymouth" estate.
Mrs. Boyd was hostess Satur
I day night to a large group of
friends, residents of Southern
[Pines and neighboring communi
I ties, at her annual Christmas
Carol Sing, held in the large and
gracious living room of her home.
Guests enjoyed the opportunity
of community singing and also
heard talented amateur soloists
perform music of the season.
On this, Monday, afternoon,
Miss Betty Dumalne, who lives
in Pinehurst and stables her
horses at Wevmouth, is enter
taining friends at her annual egg
nog party in the stable, whero
th.-:re is a decorated tree and the
horses' manes are gay with bright
ribbons and greenery.
Lee Leland, 13, Has
Surprise Party On
Friday, The 13th
L?e Leland, 13 years old on
Friday, the 13th of December, was
feted at a surprise birthday party
on that evening, at the home of
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Those attending played games
and enjoyed party snacks, inclu
ding birthday cake.
Guests were Ann Beacfoum,
Don Deal, Susan Bigbee, Clyde
Mangum, Sharon Mallow, Phillip
Wicker, Walter Harper, Earbara
Wadsworth, Ricky Deaton, Grace
Ponzer, Eddie Calcutt, Mary
Scott, Ricky Robbins, Yvonne Led- :
better, Vieki Whitesell, George j
Chalkas and Robert Little.
Dr. And Mrs. Mann
Go To Pennsylvania
Dr. and Mrs. D. W. Mann have
been called to Mrs. Mann's home
in Pennsylvania due to death of
a close relative of Mrs. Mann's.
Dr. Mann's office will be closed
while he is away.
INS and OUTS
Cadet 2.- d Lt. Charles Rose, Jr.,
student at East Carolina College,
Greenville, is spending the
Christmas holidays with his
mother, Mrs. Allie B. Rose of 435
Mr. and Mrs. S. O. Nicholson j
plan to spend Christmas at Char- 1
lottesville, Va., with their daugh- i
ter and family, Mr. and Mrs. T. A. !
Bowen and children, Christie and j
Ray H. Mumford of Washing
ton, D. C., is spending a we??k
with his parents. Mr. and Mrs.
Charles J. Mumford of 380 W.
Arriving Tuesday for the
Christmas week with Mrs. Todd
Baxter are her daughter. Miss
Alice Baxter and a friend. Miss
Willamette Cross, both of Wash
ngton, D. C.
The Rev. and Mrs. Jack Deal
plan to go to Hickory on Christ
mas day and will visit her par
ents, returning here Friday.
Mrs. E. J. Austin returned to
her home Friday from Moore Me
morial Hospital, where sht, has
been a patient for the past week.
John F. Faulk left last week
end for California where he will
join his wife at the home of her
son, Wyndham Clark and his fam
ily. The Faulks expect to be gone
about a fortnight.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Pate and
small son are expected here Sun
day from Peru, South America,
for a holiday visit with his sis
ter, Mrs. Fred Woodruff and
family and with his brother,
James Pate and his family. With
Mr. and Mrs. Woodruff this week
also is her nephew, Richard Beth
ea of Arlington, Va? who returns
there Christmas day.
Mrs. James S. Milliken expects
to leave tomorrow, Christmas
Kve, for a visit with her daughter
and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Har
ry Howard and children, in Sa
vannah, Ga. On Saturday, the
three plan to attend the 'Gator
Bowl football game between UNC
and the U. S. Air Force teams at
CARD OF THANKS
Word* cannot adequately ex
pros* gratitude to all the friends,
neighbors, and relatives for the
beautiful flowers and many acta
of klndnc3s and expressions of
sympathy shown during the sick
ness and at the death of Mrs.
Mrs. Ziiiic Covington
Mrs. Alberts Campbell
Hope you have the
with dinner at
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MRS. THOMAS MITTON MITCHELL
SON OF LOCAL COUPLE WED SATURDAY
IN NOON RITES AT GREENVILLE, S. C.
A reception at the Poinsett
Club in Greenville, S. C., follow
ed the marriage at high noon Sat
urday, of Miss Carolyn Lindsay
Carroll and Thomas Mitton
Mitchell, II. The Rev. Edward L.
Hopper officiated at the wedding,
held in the Fourth Presbyterian
Church of Greenville.
Before the ceremony, candles
were lighted by Hal Cotingham
and Daniel Wherry, both of
Organist was Mrs. J W. Harri
son of Greenville.
The daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Lindsay Carroll of Green
ville, the bride attended Sullins
College in Bristol, Va., and Fur
man University. She is a mem
ber of the Junior League of
Mr. Mitchell, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Wint'red Maxwell Mitchell
of Southern Pines is a graduate
of Georgia Institute of Technol
ogy, where he joined the Kappa
Alpha fraternity. He is a mem
ber of the Lions Club and is man
ager of Stone Manufacturing
Company in North, S. C.
Given in marriage by her fath
er, the bride wore a gown of
ivory peau de soie, the scoop
neckline and bodice embroidered
with Florentine lace which ex
tended down the flat front panel.
Her hip length veil was of alen
con lace and she carried a cascade
of gardenias and stephanotis.
Miss Patricia Carroll, maid of
honor for her sister, v/ore a sea
foam green, floor length dress
with panel trim. Her headpiece
was a band of sea foam green
satin petals with matching illu
sion veil. She carried a nosegay
Draw Happy Crowds
Two gay parties were giver
last week for the employees of
Moore Memorial Hospital, the
first on Wednesday night in th;
Town Hill Club of West Southern
Pines and the second Thursday
at the Nurses Home.
At both the annual events, the
Christmas theme was emphasize
by decorations and, as always, by
the special happy spirit that
marks the season. Both gatherings
attracted a large number of
guest* among the friends and re
iatives of the participants.
Drawing special praise were
the unusually beautiful decora
tions in the hospital. More thought
or more taste or more energ>
had been put into this happy
work, this year, and the results,
according to the many comments,
were "beyond words."
So all these employees of the
county's largest hospital have
been busy, as they usually are' j
Only, this time, at these gay and I
thoroughly delightful social
MRS. L. W. MILLER IN
CHARGE OF DECORATIONS
Holiday decorations in the
Southern Pirn* Library were
placed by a Southern Pines Gar
den Club committee headed by
Mrs. I* W Miller. In a story
about decorations wound town,
!n last week's Pilot, the "Mr* "
wot inadvertently dropped from
the name, in referring to the li
of red roses centered with an or
The bridesmaids were Mrs.
Charles Rivers Stone, Mrs. Wil
liam Poole Thomason and Miss
j Suzanne Wheerv of Greenville;
I Miss Elsa Rose Griffin of Greens
boro and GreenviJle; Miss Cecil
Birnie Lewis of Cambridge, Mass.
and Greenville; and Miss Patricia
Nan Gilreath of Atlanta, Ga.
All wore dresses identical in
style and color to that of the hon
or attendant and hats of slightly
differing style, flat, with tailored
bows. They carried nosegays of
The bridegroom's father was j
his best man. Ushers were his j
two brothers, Lit. Gordon Napier 1
Mitchell of Fort Benning, Ga. and
Maxwell Burney Mitchell of
Southern Pines; also, the bride's
brother, Robert Lindsay Carroll,
Jr. of Greenville; Daniel How
ard Bradley of Savannah, Ga.; j
and George Bruce McPh-orson, Jr. j
After a wedding trip to Nassau
the couple will be at home, after j
December 27, at 701-B Barnwell I
Street, Columbia, S. C.
INS and OUTS
Spending the Christmas ween
with Mr arxl Mrs. Allan T. Prey
er on Bethesda Road are their
son, Richard Preyer, his wife,
and their 11-month-oJd son, Rich
ard. Jr.. of New York City.
One reason head-on crashes ate
so deadly has to do with the forct
of impact. When speed it doubled,
the impact force i* increased four
times. Triple the apeed and the
impact force is increased nine
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