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Mrs, Royall Is Garden Club ,
Mrs. George Royall delightfully
entertained members of the Yad
kin Valley Garden * club at the
regular monthly meeting at her
home on Church street Thursday
Mrs. Eph Whisenhunt was
guest speaker for the meeting and
she chose as her subject "Chinese
Gardens," a subject with which
she was thoroughly familiar,
having been reared in China,
where her parents were mission -
aires. She explained in detail many
of the lovely gardens of the Orient
and also gave a legend concern
ing Blue Willow ware, which she
described as being a product of
Another feature of the program,
which was in charge of Mrs. E. F.
McNeer, was a description of In-
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tenational Flower Show In New
York, by Mrs. W. W. Whitaker,
who attended the show. The
concluding number was a vocal
solo, "Chinatown," by Mrs. E. Q.
Click, accompanied at the piano
by Mrs. J. H. Beeson.
A salad course was., served at
the conclusion of the program.
Guests in addition to the club
members were Mesdames Eph
Whisenhunt, J. S. Hiatt and
Herman F. Duncan, and Miss
Woman's Club Hears Mrs.
Whisenhunt In Interesting Talk
The open meeting of the Wom
an's Club was held in the club
room at Hotel Elkin Tuesday af
ternoon with a splendid attend"
ance. Mrs. R. C. Freeman, club
president, presided over the meet
Reports from various committee
chairmen featured the business
session. Mrs. P. M. Greene an
nounced the addition of a num
ber of new books to the public li
brary, among them a book on
gardening, presented by the Gar
den Department of the club. Mrs.
Franklin Folger, chairman of the
Ways and Means Committee, told
of plans for a cooking school to
be sponsored by the club during
the fourth week in April.
A display of handiwork and
note books made by the night
students was made at the meet
ing, and Mrs. W. W. Whitaker,
chairman of the night school work,
gave an encouraging report re
garding work in adult education
which is being conducted through
Members of the entire club
were urged to cooperate with the
clean-up program which is being
sponsored by the club during the
second week in April.
Miss Alice Dixon, program
chairman, presented Mrs. Eph
Whisenhunt, guest speaker, who
spoke on "Wild Flowers of China."
Mrs. Whisenhunt was reared in
China and spent a number of
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years there as a missionary and
she is well informed regarding
Chinese flora. She described the
two outstanding wild flowers of
China as the gorgeous azaleas and
trumpet lilies, the latter being
similar to our Easter lilies.
Another feature of the meeting
was a musical program, presented
under the direction of Mrs. J. H.
Beeson and consisting of two
piano solos, "Paper Ship" and
"The Butterfly" (Thompson) by
Miss Mable Cathey Leeper; a piano
duet by Mary Liles Freeman and
Mrs. Beeson, "Air" by Hayden; a
piano solo "A Little Sonata" by
Miss Mable Cathey Leeper; Schu
bert's "Serenade" as a vocal duet
by Misses Carolyn Lillard and
Josephine Paul and a vocal solo,
"The Swallow" (Acqua), by Miss
Josephine Paul. Mrs. Franklin
Folger played the piano accom
paniments for the vocalists. The
concluding number was a piano
selection from a Chinese play by
Circles of Woman's Society of
Christian Service Meet
The circles of the Woman's So
ciety of Christian Service of the
Methodist church met Monday
afternoon at 3:30 in the following
Circle number one met with
Mrs. R. B. Harrell on West Main
street, with 15 members present.
Mrs. J. G. Abernethy, circle
chairman, presided over the
meeting, and Mrs. J. S. Hiatt
conducted the devotionals and
taught the Bible lesson.
Circle number two met with
Mrs. G. P. Dockery on Bridge
street, with Mrs. Worth Graham
associate hostess, with 19 mem
bers present. Two new members,
Mrs. Clifton Leary and Mrs. Earl
Conrad, were welcomed into
membership in the society. Mrs.
J. L. Hall conducted the devo
tionals and Mrs. H. C. Salmons,
assisted by Mesdames R. C. Free
man and J. L. Hall, conducted
the Bible study.
Circle number three met with
Mrs. J. R. Poindexter on Bridge
street, with 16 members present.
Mrs. Charles G. Ashby, circle
chairman, presided over the
meeting and Mrs. Mason Lillard
conducted the devotionals. Mes
dames J. Harold Click, J. Mark
McAdams and Charles G. Ashby
taught the Bible lesson. One new
member, Mrs. M. W. Maxwell,
During a pleasant social hour
each hostess served a tempting
Will Observe "Open House"
On Occasion of Seventh
EVERYONE IS INVITED
Laurel Springs, April I—Plans
for a big "Open House" marking
the seventh anniversary of the
Civilian Conservation Corps on
next Friday have been rounded
into shape by Camp NC NP-21 at
its location on the Blue Ridge
Parkway near here.
Families and friends of enrol
lees, as well as all other interested
persons in Northwestern North
Carolina, are cordially invited to
come out and join in the festivi
ties, Captain William Baker, com
pany commander, has announced.
Numerous excursions are planned
to show the public around the
camp and over the Parkway on
which the boys are doing land
scaping work. Lunch will be
served to visitors outdoors.
An invitation to Congressman
Robert L. Doughton to speak here
at l o'clock and inspect the camp
and Parkway has been extended
by the camp personnel. "Recog
nizing his deep interest in the
CCC and this camp in particu
lar," Captain Baker said yester
day, "we feel that any program
here would not be complete with
out his presence." Already civic
leaders from Alleghany, Ashe,
Wilkes and Surry bounties, the
area comprising the homes of
most of the CCC enrollees, have
accepted invitations to come and
bring their friends.
The 1 52 cards in a deck of play
ing cards represent the number
of weeks in a year; 365 spots cor
responds to the number of days
in a year, and the 13 cards in a
suit are the number of lunar
months in a year.
Mac is a Gaelic word meaning
Askett: They claim that the
candidate descended from a very
old and distinguished family that
came over here more than two
Tellett: Yes, and he's still des
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LA L CHOYS
The gum-chewing girl
And the cud-chewing cow,
Are somewhat alike,
Yet different somehow.
Now what can the difference be?
Let me see,
Oh, yes, I know now,
It's the contented look
On the face of the cow." s
Don't Need Insurance
Dzudi—Now that you're mar
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an insurance policy.
Palmetto—Oh, nof I don't
think she's going to be that dan
We Proudly Announce
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or of ladies' suede shoes. Will
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is done by a new dyeing pro
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for men, women and children.
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