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Blanche Ames Davis Weds
The Rev. Robert Matthews
In a ceremony Saturday evening, !
July 14. at 6 o'clock, Miss Blanche
Ames Davis, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. Paschall Davis of Nash
ville, Tenn., became the bride of
Rev. Robert John Lewis Matthews.
Jr.. curale at Christ Episcopal j
The bridegroom is the son of j
Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Matthews
Th^ ceremony was held in Christ j
Episcopal Church with the Rev
Raymond T. Ferris, rector, and the
Rt. Rev. Theodore M. Barth, bishop
of the Diocese of Tennessee, read- t
ing the marriage vows.
Preceding the ceremony a pro- i
gram of music was presented by F
Ilenkel, organist, and the vest
The church was decorated with
tapered arrangement of magnolia
foliage and formal groupings of
lemon foliage. The altar was bank
ed with multicolored gerberas and
at intervals were placed white tap
ers in single brass holders. Illu
mination was from groupings of
cal^kal ??tapers placed between
Mr^navis gave his daughter in
maringe. She wore a gown of an
tique ivory silk satin styled with
a figurine bodice, a calla lily neck
lire of satin folds, and petal point
Distinguishing feature of the
dress was the heirloom rose pointe
lace which fdled in the neckline
The skirt was designed with an
open front framed with cascades
of the satin revealing the lace
worked in the "Tree of Life" pat
tern. with the satin forming a ca- (
thedral length train in the back.
Her full length veil of ivory silk
illusion was attached to a coronet
of the lace fashioned with a point
in front. Her only jewelry was a
diamond pendant, a gift of the
bridegroom, and she carried a
simple hand bouquet of exotic
Miss Evelyn Ames Davis, sister
of the bride, was maid of honor
and bridesmaids were Miss Eliza
both Davis and Miss Norma Davis,
cousins of the bride Miss Agnes
Stokes Fort, Mrs. Robert Lee Davis,
Jr.. Mrs. Robert Campbell Taylor,
Miss Mina Ellis of Marblehead,
Mass.- and Miss Elizabeth Jean
Smith of Hickory. All the atten
dants were attired in waltz length
frocks of muiden hair green chif
fon, styled with shirred bodices,
portrait necklines and full flow
ing skirts. Completing their cos
tumes were matching straw half
hats bordered with tiny forget-me
nots, and they carried natural
bouquets of Cerberus.
Daniel Paul Matthews of Canton
seived as his brother's best man,
ar.d groomsmen included ' John
Paschall Davis, Jr., brother of the
bride, Huston Longino Welch of
Hattiesburg, Miss., cousin of the
bridegroom; John Murray Spring
field. James Springfield and J. Lee
McLean. Jr., all of Memphis, the
Rev. Albert A. Nelius and the Rev. J
Sanford Garner of Tullahoma.
Ttnn, Junior attendant was the
bride's brother, Ames Davis.
Ushers were Haclin P. Davis,
Amyas Ames of Cold Spring Har
bor. L. I . Oliver Ames of Beverly
Farms. Mass.. Francis T. P. Plinp- \
ten of New York, Norman I'. Davis
of Mount Kiseo. N? Y.. all uncles j
of the bride. Maclin P. Davis, Jr., j
lier cousin. William Waller, Dick
Lansden O. Lawrence Dortch, T
Cecil Wray. John S. Bransford. j
Robert 1. Gwinn. Clinton E Brush, j
III. and Calvin Houghland all of
Immediately after the ceremony
Mr. and Mrs, Davis entertained at
a reception at their home, "Round- I
about" on Tyne boulevard. Nash
ville Guests were limited to riiem
bers of the two families, the wed
ding party, out-of-town guests and
a few close friends. Guests were '
received in the natural setting of
the formal gardens. Around the
terrace and garden walls were i
white caladlum and other summer
flowers. The bride's table was
overlaid with a lace cloth and ,
OFFICERS of Haywood County's newest home
demonstration club?organized at Thickety in
October, 1955 with 31 members?are (from left)
Mrs. Howard Dotson, Mrs. Frank Ford, historian
and publicity chairman: Mrs. David Rureh, First
vice president; Mrs. Lloyd ParWiun, president;
Mrs. Earl Cabe, secretary, an I Mrs. Charles Ja
cobs. second vice president.
(Photo courtesy of Canton Enterprise)
featured arrangements of white
Alba lilies, and centering the punch
table were white Fuji! chrysan
themums. Throughout the home
were groupings of magnolia foliage.
Mrs: Davis Wore a gown of
smoke blue silk chifTon. made with
a shirred bodice, wide square neck
line and short crushed sleeves. The
Waltz length skirt over taffeta fell
into a ripple hemline. Her flowers
were yellow Zandas
Mrs. Matthews, mother of the
bridegroom, wore a ballarina
length model of Dior blue peau de
sci. designed along princess lines
with a portrait neckline and short
sleeves. The bodice was encrusted
with pearN and brillants, graduat
ing into the skirt. Her corsage was
of phalaenopsis orchids.
Later in the evening, the couple
left for a wedding trip lo the
mountains of North Carolina, and
upon returning will be at home in '
the Robert E. Lee apartments, 2108 1
The bride is the graddaughter
of the late Honorable and Mrs.
Norman H. Davis of Washington : '
and New York, and of Mrs. Oakes !
Ames and the late Mr, Ames of
Boston. She attended Ward-Bel
mont preparatory school and was '
graduated from the Winsor school
in Boston. Her junior year in col- |
lege was spent at the Sarbonne in
Paris, and she was graduated in
June from Vanderbilt University.
She was a member of SAP club
preparatory school sorority and 1
Kappa Alpha Theta women's fra- j I
The Rev. Mr. Matthews was I
graduated from Southwestern at I
Memphis and from Episcopal Theo- ; I
logical school. Cambridge. Mass. ,
He held membership in Omirron
Delta Kappa, honorary leadership ,
fraternity and Pi Kappa Lambda. 1
musical fraternity. His grandpar- I
ents are the late Rev. and Mrs. '
Robert J. L. Matthews of Carrol- '
ton, Ky.. and the late Mr. and Mrs. I
I). 0. McLaurin of Canton, Mo.
JESS C. BREEDLOVE
Joss C. Breedlove. 72 of IJoop ^
Creek community in Swain Coun
ty. died in a Bryson City hospital
at 4 a.m. Monday after suffering a
The funeral was Wednesday at
! Deep Creek Baptist Church at 1
Burial was in Oak Grove Ceme
tery near Franklin.
Breedlove was a retired employe
of America Enka Corp.
He is survived by five sons, Ralph
of Canton. Ellis of Swannanoa.
Denver of Bryson City. Buel of ,
; Asheville and Burling of Cleveland. '
Ohio; four daughters, Mrs. I M.
Simmons of Maple Springs. Mrs. j
j James Green of Gastonia, Mrs.
| Willie Young of Morganton. and !
Mrs. R. B. Franklin of Gastonia;
1 five brothers. J. E., E. A., and
I Harlcy of Bryson City. Turner of
Franklin, and Lou of Sapupa, Okla.; .
22 grandchildren and eight great- I
A native Of Swain County, he
had lived in Haywood County for
a number of years. He was a son
of the late William and Susie Walls
Breedlove of Swain County.
He had been living in Bryson
City for the past four years.
To Sponsor Sing
Friday, July 27
By MRS. AZE GRIFFIN
There will be a sing at the
Ninevah Baptist Church at 8 p.m.
Friday. July 27, sponsored by the
WMU and featuring the Favorite
Melody Quartet, made up of four <
The WMU met at the home of !
Mrs. Bill Hollingsworlh Tuesday,
July 17. Mis. Rufus Leming gave i
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Troutman
of Silver Spring. Md , visited 1
friends here recently.
Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Womack of
Kingsport. Tenn . have been visit-';
ing Mr. and Mrs. Britton Smith ;
and Mr. and Mrs Gene Bedford. , (
Limestone is the accumulation of
skeletons of marine animals.
Dies At 64
Col. Carter L. Rhinehart. G4,
died at 8:45 p.m. Tuesday in a
Svannanou veterans' hospital fol
lowing a long illness.
His home was at 148 Arthur Rd.(
-Malvern Hills, West Asheville.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs,
Mary I Pegram Rhinehart; two
sons, Carter L. Rhinehart, Jr., of
llendersonville, and Robert L.
Rhinehart of Burnsville, two bro
thers. Floyd Rhinehart of Canton,
and Col. C. K Rhinehart of Ashe
ville, and two sisters. Mrs. Roy
Trammell of Canton, and Mrs.
Bessie Robinson of Clyde.
Funeral services were held at
3 p.m. today in Malvern Hills Pres
The Rev. W. W. Preston and
Capt. Deyo Williams Officiated.
Burial was in Bon-A-Venture
Cemetery near Canton.
Pigeon River Masonic Lodge 386
of Canton conducted Masonic rites
a* the grave.
Active pallbearers were J. Ben
1'atton, J. Boyd Smathers. Gilbert
Parris. Clyde Snyder, Carroll Sing
leton and Wallace Wheeler,
Honorary pallberers were men \
of the Malvern Hills Presbyterian [
Church and Oldtimers of the j
Champion Paper and Fibre Com
pany of Canton.
Col. Rhinehart, a native of Hay
wood County, lived in Asheville
for the past five years.
He retired from the Air Force
in 1946 and from Champion Paper
and Fibre Co. Nov. 1, 1949.
At the time, he was assistant
general secretary of Champion
Col. Rhinehart joined the traffic
department of the company June
1 1926, after serving with the
He was active with Champion
until 1940 when he entered the
Army as a captain with more than
27 years of National Guard and
Regular Army service.
He was promoted to major in
1942, to lieutenant-colonel in 1943
and to full colonel in May 1946.
His decorations included the
Commendation Ribbon, for out- j
standing service in the organizing
?nd training of communications
tvorkers on radar and radio equip- [
ment for the Air Technical Serv
His final assignment on active
duty was as commanding officer I
~,f the Signal Training Center 3 at
Kelly Field near San Antonio,
After leaving service, he joined j
Champion Y as assistant general
He retired because of ill health.
Wells Funeral Home in Canton
was in charge of arrangements.
Clark Family Reunion
ro Be Held Sunday
The Clark family, descendants of
IVitcha and Lewis Clark, will hold
heir annual reunion Sunday, July
22. at the Jack Clark Camp on Pis
?ah Creek All relatives and
rriend* are invited to bring a bas
tet lunch. Lunch will be served
picnic style at noon.
Mr and Mrs. Oliver Allen and !
he former's brother. Lloyd Allen,
'eturncd Saturday after a two
weeks visit In San Francisco, Calif.
They were guests of Mrs. Allen's
brother-in-law and sister. Mr. and
Mrs. Harry Shephard.
A Kuimnaee Sale will be held
Saturday, July 21. by inemt>ers of
Circle 7 of the Woman's Society
?f Christian Service of the First
The saie will be held in the
tuilding formerly occupied by Hay
vood Furniture Co.. opposite the
library, from 8;30 a m. until 4:30
Clothing. household articles, and
costume jewelry will be sold.
Mrs. J. L. Stringfield is chair
man of the '.irele.
Mrs. Rufus Summerrow
Has Coca-Cola Party
Mrs. Rufus SumraerroW enter
tained at a coca-cola party Movday
morning in her home on Meadow j
Street, honoring her niece, Caro
line Frith of Tampa, Fla., who is
spending the summer with her.
The guests included Bretta
Hairs. Dolly Bolding. Nancy Bar
; ritt, Haird Brown, Rosemary Spark- j
man, and Mary Sue Flom, all of j
Tampa, who are attending Camp
' .lunaluska For Girls. F.inily Hyatt.
Mary F'enny, Sylvia Dale (Iogan of
Ft. Bragg. Pat Sims of Henderson
vllle. and Bo Hyatt.
Town And Country Club
Will Meet In Canton
The Town and Country Garden
Club of Canton .will meet Monday
at 8 p.m. in the horn? of Mrs. Hall
EL Whitworth on 1 Poplar Street.
Mrs. Brainard Burrus will be asso
Mass arrangements will be
brought to the meeting by Mrs.
Carl Powell, Miss Doris Plott; and
Mrs. Carlton Peyton.
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