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TTIE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
(One Day Nearer Victory) THfttlDAY, NOVEMBER
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E. Jo Lilius, Jeweler
Mrs. John K. Boone Honored With
Luncheon On 86th Anniversary
Mrs. Rufua Siler was hostess on
Saturday of a luncheon honoring
I her mother, Mrs. John K. Boone
on her eighty-sixth birthday an
niversary. She wag assisted in re
ceiving by her daughters, Miss
Emily Siler and Miss Betsy Siler,
and her sister, Mrs. Hugh Massie
and her daughter, Miss Mary Anne
The guests were seated at one
long table, centered by a Thanks
giving arrangement, with the motif
carried out in all the appointments.
Each guest was given a white satin
lace trimmed sachet as a favor.
Mrs. Boone, who is greatly be
loved by a large circle of friends
is a native of Virginia, but has re
sided here since a young girl. She
is the daughter of Rev. and Mrs.
William Kerr Rev. Kerr was
wen Known Metnoaist minist: r, a
member of the Holston conference,
unuaren 01 Mrs. Boone are in
addition to Mrs. Siler and Mrs
Massie, Mrs. C- L. Dickson of Dur-
ham, Will K. Boone and Robert
Boone of Waynesville, and Rogers
Boone of Huntington, West Va.
Guests at the luncheon included
Mrs. H. L. MacPayden, Mrs. Felix
Alley, Mrs. B. F. Smathers, Mrs
R. H. Blackwell, Mrs. T. N. Massie,
Mrs. W- T. Shelton, Mrs. Herbert
West, Mrs. Ernest J. Hyatt, Mrs.
Manson Shook of West Asheville,
guest of her daughter, Mrs. John
M Queen, and Miss Corrie and Miss
Ann Kerr of Asheville, sisters of
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A Step Ahead of the Styles
Of Hettie Mae Brown
To Clarence Shelton
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Brown of
Greer, R.F.D. No. 3, S. C, have
announced the engagement of their
daughter. Miss Hettie Mae, to
Clarence Shelton, seaman second
class, TJ. S. Navy, formerly of
The bride elect is a member of
the senior class of the Grter high
Seaman Shelton is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Spurgeon S. Shelton of
Waynesville. He recently Bpent a
leave here with his parents, having
returned from combat at Guam,
Saipan arid Tinian. He entered the
service on January 3, 1943 and has
had six months sea duty. He has
been assigned to the South Pacific
area since he reported to the West
coast after his leave here
Mr and Mrs. McClure
Will Observe 25th
Mr. and Mrs. John Monteville
McClure of the Iron Duff section,
will celebrate their twenty-fifth
wedding anniversary on Saturday
evening, November 25, at the home
of the latter's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. E. W. White. A number of
friends have been invited to the
open house to be held by the bride
and bridegroom of twenty-five
They will be assisted in receiv
ing by Mrs. Raymond Caldwell,
Mr. and Mrs. White, and serving
will be Miss Josephine Crawford,
Miss Roberta Dotson, Miss Anne
Caldwell, Mrs. Grady Davis, Mrs.
Clinton McElroy and Mrs. J. B.
Ltand Mrs. Paul McElroy
Lt. and Mrs. Paul McElroy have
arrived to spend ten days here
with the latter's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Ben Colkitt, and the former's
mother, Mrs. Paul McElroy. Mrs.
McElroy was before her marriage
Miss Doris Colkitt. Lt. McElroy
who is serving in the Air Forces,
was assigned to duty at Selman
Field, Monroe, La., after he spent
a several weeks leave at the Re
distribution center in Miami Beach.
Lt. McElroy has a distinguished
overseas record and completed his
required missions over enemy ter
Lois Massie Joins
Kappa Chi, Modern
Miss Lois Massie, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Massie, has re
cently been initiated in the Kappa
Chi, modern dance sorority. Miss
Massie is a member of the senior
class at the University of Tennes
see, where she is majoring in phy
Mrs. H. ('. Fermison return oA
home Sunday after spending sev
eral days in Washington, D. C,
with her daughter, Miss Blanche
Ferguson, and her granddaughter,
Miss Doris Grahl.
Walter Knox, son of the late Mr.
and Mrs. J. P. Knox, who resided
her for many years, spent a couple
of days here during the week as
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. R. H.
Blackwell. Mr. Knox is passenger
service agent of the Chesapeake
and Ohio Railroad, with headquar
ters in Richmond, Va.
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Campbell and
son, Jerry, of Newport News, Va.,
have returned noma after visiting
the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. .T Campbell of Waynesville.
Miss Dons Grahl will leave Sat
urday for Washington, D. C, where
she has a position with the War
Depatment, after being called home
on account of the death of her
grandfather, W. A. Grahl.
Mrs. Carroll Bell has returned
from a visit to friends in New
York, Washington, Norfolk and
Virginia Beach. She was the guest
)f Lt. and Mrs. William Medford
it the latter place.
Mrs. Mary Dodd, the former Miss
Mary Haynes, and small son left
Thursday to join her husband in
Monterez, Calif., where he is now
Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Living
stone have returned from Reids
ville, where they attended the mar
riage of Mrs. Livingstone's son,
Wayne Leon Hyatt to Miss Mary
Garrett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Jeff Garrett of Reidsville. Mr and
Mrs. Hyatt will spend several days
in Waynesville and will then take
up their residence at Fontana Dam
where Mr. Hyatt has been employ
ed for a year.
Pvt. pick Bradley has returned
to camp after spending the week
end with his family at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Bradley on Dell
wood Road. He had as his guest,
Pvt. Lacy Ashcroft of Columbus,
Ohio, and Pvt. Robert Hebert of
Boston, Mass. They ar stationed
at Camp Croft, S. C.
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