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The Thickety Home Demonstra
tion Club met Thursday night in
the home of Mrs. Robert Atkinson
with Mrs. Elmer Kuykendall as co
hostess. Mrs. Lloyd Parham, presi
dent, presided and reported on
the County Council meeting.
The devotional was given by
Miss Lura Wright. The following
committee was named lor Achieve
ment Day: Mrs. Earl Cabe, Mrs.
Charles Jacobs, Ml-s. Artis Trant
ham, Mrs. James Smith, Mrs.
Lloyd Parham. A Ways and Means
committee was named as follows:
Mrs. Howard Dotson, Mrs. David
Burch, Mrs. J. R. Nations and Mrs.
Robert Atkinson. Three new mem
bers were welcomed, Mrs. Howard
Queen, Mrs. Ernest N. Carter and
Miss Joy Osborne.
Project leaders reports were giv
en on Food Conservation by Mrs.
Olen Tatham, and Home Beauti
fication by Mrs. C. E. Jacobs.
The demonstration on "Wise
Selection of Household Equip
ment" was given by Miss Mary
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Is Speaker At
Miss Geraldine Fish was the
guest speaker at a meeting of the
Clyde Woman's Club Tuesday
night in the home of Mrs. R. P.
Miss Fish, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Gerald Fish, has recently re
turned to her home after spending
eighteen months in Europe. She
spoke on "International Relations".
Mrs. Sidney Haynes presided
during the business session.
Refreshments were served by the
hostesses. Mrs. Akin and Mrs.
Guests were Mrs. Charles Love
lace and Miss Janice Smathers of
Clyde and Mrs. Robert A. Akin of
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Mrs. Garnett Is
Home Club Hostess
The Jonathan Creek Home Dem
onstration Club met Friday at the
home of Mrs. Leland Garnett. Mrs.
james tioweii presided. Mrs. Jule
Boyd was welcomed as a new
Mrs. Grady Howell was named
A report on the County Council
was given by Mrs. F. R. Kennedy.
The president appointed the fol
lowing committee for Achievement
Day: Mrs. Jim Leatherwood, Mrs.
Troy Leatherwood. Mrs. Jule Boyd,
Mrs. Shook Ferguson, Mrs. Ralph
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Want Ads bring quick results.
M/Sgt. V. M. Haynes, who has
been stationed in Labrador for tiie
past seven months, arrived this
week to spend a lurlough with his
wife and his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Grover' Haynes, in Clyde.
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Miss Betty Barber and Miss Pan
Parkman will leave tomorrow to
spend the weekend at Clemson, S.
C. where they will attend the mid
winter dances at Clemson College.
Tne girls will be guests of Jeif
Reece and Jay McBrian for social
events which include a breakfast
dance, tea dance, and two evening
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Mr. and Mrs. William S. Ray left
yesterday for Raleigh where they
will attend the wedding of Mrs.
Ray's cousin, Miss Mildred Claeson,
and C. A. Dillon which will take
place Friday evening. They will be
joined in Raleigh by Mrs. Ray s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eric Clauson
who are coming up from St.
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Mr. and Mrs. E?. M. Rothermel
and sons, Joel and Tim, have re
turned from a several days sight
seeing trip to Washington. D. C.
Mr. Rothermel joined his family in
Washington after a business trip
to Dayton, Ohio.
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Mrs. Robert A. Akin, who has
been visiting her son and daugh
ter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. R. P.
Akin, in Clyde, is planning to re
turn to her home in Murphy on
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Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Akin and son,
Bob, of Clyde, are leaving Satur
day for Bridgeport, Ala., where
they will visit the former's broth
er and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Herman Akin, for a few days.
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Mrs. Harry Lee Liner, Jr., and
her daughter and son, Betty and
"Red", are leaving tomorrow to
spend the weekend in Florence,
S. C., as guests of Mrs. Liner's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. Waring
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Planning a maidless dinner
party? Don't try more than three
courses, and limit the guests so
you'll be handling not more than
six people. Some sauces can be
prepared well beforehand and re
heated, but avoid the fancy ones
v/hich must be made at the last
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Washing spinach leaves? Luke
warm water may remove the sand
better than cold water.
WITHIN AN HOUR'S TIME Tuesday afternoon. Mack Beasley,
constable of Crabtree Township, lost most of his possessions in a
fire and then was married in the sheriff's office at the courthouse.
Here Mr. Beasley poses with his bride, the former Becky Jane
Tuesday, February 7, was a day
that Mack Beasley, constable of
Crabtree Township, will remem
ber for some time to come.
At 3:45 p.m. Tuesday. Mr. Beas
ley saw most of his possessions go
up in smoke when fire of unknown
origin leveled his fruit stand on
Highway 19A-23 near Lake Juna
About an hour and a half later,
Mack showed up at the court
house to be married ? for the
The ceremony was performed in
the sheriff's office by Justice of
the Peave J. J. Ferguson, who ask
ed both the bride and the bride
groom if they were scared. When
both replied they weren't, Mr. Fer
guson said, "Well, I am."
As the ceremony started, an on
looker offered to hold Mr. Beas
ley's hat, but the latter said: "I'll
Mr. Beasley wore a gray suit. ;
green tie, and his constable's
badge. Mrs. Beasley, the former,
Becky Jane Huffman, wore a blue
dress, brown coat, and headscarf.
She also was being married for the
The constable said he is "about
71." His wife gave her age as 56.
Witnesses at the wedding includ
ed Sheriff Fred Campbell and
Deputy Gene Howell and Cpl.
Pritchard H. Smith of the" State
| Highway Patrol.
Club Meets With
Mrs. Kenneth Crouse and Mrs
L. L. Drye were hostesses at a
meeting of the Morning Star Home
Demonstration Club Monday after
noon in the home of Mrs. Crouse.
Mrs. Howard Cole presided and
Mrs. McKay Rhinehart conducted
The following Achievement Day
committee was named: Mrs. Loran
zo Smathers, chairman; Mrs. F.m
mett Patton, Mrs. Bill Cooper, Mrs.
Robert C. Pruett, and Mrs. McKay
Mrs. Rhinehart, house furnish
ings leader, gave the demonstra
tion on "Useful and Time Saving
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'Man - Of - Year' !
By Canton Club
Harry Matthews, Canton Scout
leader, was chosen by the Canton
Kiwanic Club as "the man of the
A special program honoring
Matthews will be held on Febru
ary 20th with the presentation of
a cup and commendation for out
standing services rendered.
Matthews has long been active
in the Scout movement and receiv
ed the silver bear award this year.
Each year the Kiwanis Club
picks a man from the town, on
the basis of his alturistic and com
munity-wide performance, for par.
Miniature pieces of fruit, shaped
fiom marzipan and colored attrac
tively, make a glamorous cake
Mrs. Ethel Dyer
Is Honored On
By MRS. GEORGE LINER
The Rev. Gay Chambers, pastor
of the Ralclitle Cove Baptist
Ciiurch, has been honoring mem
bers of seventy years and over
with a special service on their
uirlhdays. This week the service
was for Mrs. Ethel Dyer, who
makes her home with her son and
daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Dyer celebrated her 80th
birthday February 6 and members
of the church and other friends
met at the home to shower her
with gifts. The Brotherhood of
the church put on an interesting
Those present were Mr. Cham
bers, Mr. and Mrs. Troy Franklin,
Mrs. F. L. Leopard, Bill Leopard,
Mrs. d. W. Liner, Mr. and Mrs.
iiomer West, Mr. and Mrs. Algie
liaiclifTe, Mrs. J. M. KatclitTe, Mrs.
T. T. Muse, Sr., Mrs. Mark Palmeri
Mr. and Mrs. L. Z. Messer, Mrs.
il. M. Francis, Mrs. Roy Meadows.
Mrs. Grover Francis, Mrs. Ernest
Chambers, Hugh Francis, Walter
Underwood, and Neal Webb.
The WMU of the Baptist Church
met with Mrs. Jimmy Messer Tues
day night with fifteen members
present. A program on "God Save
America" was presented.
Mrs. Tommy O. Daniels and
-baby of Ohio are visiting her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Liner.
Carl Jones, who has been work
ing in Florida, is at home for a
Mrs. James Medford and Mrs.
Paul Bryson gave a stork shower
honoring Mrs. Jeanette Bass Fri
day night at the home of Mrs.
Mrs. Roshcllc Stone is visiting
relatives and friends in Spartan
burg, S. C.
The CDP will meet in the REA
building next Tuesday night.
Crisp bacon bits make a change
when added to ordinary green
NEW BOOKS FOR CHILDREN
At The Seashore
A day at the seashore with Ann
and Bill. They paddle in the surf,
build tunnels in the sand, feed the
sea gulls and make a collection of
shells. Tells about the tiny crea
tures that live on the beach, in
the pools and on the rocks ? sea
anemones, purple star fish, tiny
green crabs, barnacles, etc.?Illus
trated with large pictures on every
page, many of them in color.
New Singing Time
The songs contained here are
suitable for children from 3 to 8
All lie within the comfortable range
of the average child's voice. They
may be sung without the piano,
or with the accompaniments pro
vided. More than half the songs are
easily dramatized in some form of
Night Before Christmas
One of the most famous and best
beloved Christmas poems, first
published in a newspaper in 1823.
This poem is here illustrated with
huge color pictures.
Lucky Days For Johnny
"Miss Day was the nicest of the
three teachers Johnny had had, so
far, and when she came to dinner
on Friday, he had a wonderful time
introducing all his uncles to her.
Other days just as lucky, followed."
Family That Grew and Grew
"A lonely Englishwoman moves
from the city to the Sussex country
side, takes as a foster child a for
lorn little boy from the slums and
attracts, with her friendliness, good
sense and humor, a wide circle of
friends of all ages."
When Modac, the circus ele
By VERA WINSTON
SMART, useful and practical
Is this coat of water-repellent
poplin, good for casual wear in
town, perfect for country and
suburban life. A parade of
flapped pockets offers a cheerful
note and is a very attractive
touch. The coat is lined withv a
cotton flannel quilted lining
which makes it toasty warm,
and it comes in natural or red.
A good car coat, we think!
phant, ran aWay in Westchester
everyone was frantic. Hezektah
Horton told Mr. Ed, the reporter,
about a man who knew all about
elephants and with his aid Modac
was recaptured. This is a story
based on a true episode of an es
caped circus elephant.
The Island Stallion Races
"Flame, the giant red stallion,
finds himself in Havana where he
races the world's fastest Horses.
Along with him are Steve Duncan
and two mysterious creatures."
Cancer Group Plan
Tiie American Cancer Society
hiu announced it will open a re
search center in Charlotte, aimed
at eliminating deaths from uterine
cancer which kills some 16,000
The society's North Caroling di
vision at Raleigh said the project
will involve smear tests on 50,000
women in seven South-Central
states over a period of four or
The project hopes to prove that
deaths from uterine cancer now
can be almost completely elimin
The project also hopes to deter
mine whether more cases of cur
able cancer can be detected with
two smears taken at the same time
rather than with a single smear
which permits identification of the
malignancy before the patient is
conscous of any symptom. At this
stage the patient has his greatest
chances of recovery.
Dr. Charles S. Cameron, medi
cal and scientific director of the
"We have reached the point
where we believe that if the smear
test could be applied to all adult
women, the loss of life from uter
ine cancer would almost totally be
Set New January Low
January set an all-time low in
the percentage of hydroelectric
powyer generated on Carolina Pow
er & Light Company's system, ac
cording to A. J. Skaale, production
manager for CP&L.
Water carried less than six per
cent of CP&L's load in January,
compared with a normal of 17 per
cent. Skaale said. In kilowatt hours,
this was just 24 million, compared
with a previous low of 36 million,
an average of 72 million and a high
of 104 million for the month.
The deficiency was generated at
.steam plants, the only kind CP&L
has built in the past 25 years, he
Skaale said hydroelectric plants
normally count on wet winter
months to store surplus water for
fall needs and he added that the
past five months have been below
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