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Miss Harmon Bride
Of William E. Babb
Miss Betty Jean Harmon and Wil
liam E. Babb, both of the Beth- Ware
community were married Saturday
afternoon at 5 o'clock in a simple,
impressive service held at the par
sonage of David's Baptist church |
with the pastor, the Rev. W. L. Mc
Swain, officiating, .>
There were no attendants 'but Miss J
Joan McSwain played a piano ac
companiment as the vow? were!
spoken. The couple entered the par
sonage living room together and
stood before the decorated mantle j
?which served as an altar. Only mem
tiers of the two families and a few |
close friendfa were present.
The bride, a pretty brownette, j
wore a lovely suit of ice blue gabar
dihe with while blouse and glomes, I
other accessories in black, and a ]
white orchid a,t her shoulder.
Mrs. Babb is a daughter of Mr. j
and Mrs. Lester Harmon of the Beth- |
ware community, is a graduate of j
the high school there, and is em- i
ployed at the Hudson Hosiery mill I
in Shelby. The bridegroom is a'lso a i
graduate of Bethware high school, '
be and the bride both having txeert I
graduated there 'last spring, and is '
now employed by the Neisler Mills. 1
He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Edd E. (
Babb, formerly of Bethware but now i
living at Stanley.
After their return from a short'
weding trip the couple will live at
their new home in the Bethware sec- !
Two Are Hostesses
At Bridge Party
Mrs. WlIHam Ruddock and Miss;
Avis Warlick entertained at a love
ly party Monday night at the Wo
man's club ushering in the holiday
season with companionship and
The lounge of the club was deco
rated in the holiday theme with
greenery, candles, and colored "bells.
Throughout the decorations, the
snowman motif was predomrlnent.
Before -the progressions of bridge j
ami canasta were begun, the hos
tesses, assisted by Mrs. Gillie Falls
and Miss Betty BaHard, served a,
very colorful and delicious refresh
tnent course of Russian tea and
When the tallies were totaled, ,
Miss Marian Arthur and Fred Mc- i
Daniel, Jr., held high scores in
bridge, and Miss Bobbie Simmons
and C. J. Sptvey won second high
prizes. Henry ? Nelsler won high
score for canaMa. Miss Sue Ruddock
claimed the floating prize.
Out of town guests Included Mlss
Sue "Ruddock, Mary Virginia Som
tners, and Virginia Summers of|
Charlotte, Mr. and Mrs. Austin Lac
key, Jr., of Falbrton, John CampbeW
of Shelby and Max Rollins of G ro
Holiday Dance Given
For Younger Crowd
Highlight of the social activities
of the week and the first in a se
ries of dances and parties to be held
by the "Younger Crowd," was the
dance given Tuesday night in the
Woman's Club by Misses Ann May
es and Barbara Jean Gault.
Decorations suggestive of the
Christinas season were used throu
ghout the club house. A gala effect
was achieved kt one end of the ball
room with the large Christmas tree
with Santy in phe top and the many
colored lights. Red candles and j
greens were used in pleasing groups
on the piano and tables.
The large punch bowl nestled in j
a mound of misthetoe sUTrounrted '
yrtth trays of fancy Christmas cook
The open fire in the lounge gave |
a cheery glow t^er the multi-colored
l>alls and colored Christmas lights.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Mayes, Mr. and i
Mrs. C; J. Gault, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. j
Haywood E. Lynch, Mr. and Mrs. C. j
F Mauney and Miss Helen Hay were ,
-?chaperones for the gala event.
More than tvfo hundred young
people from Kings Mountain and j
surrounding towns enjoyed the first
large dance of the Yule season.
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Y. W. A. Girls Give
TheY. W. A. Girls of the First Bap.
fist church held their annua] Christ
mas Party at the home of their lead
er, Mrs. W. B. Logan Monday night.
Games \yere played ami refresh
ments served. Climaxing the even
ing's activities was reached when
the members gathere around the
Christmas tree under which they
had placed many beautifully wrap
ped gifts. The honor guest of the
meeting was a little four-year-old
girt, the group were playlr?g Santy i
too. ' , I
The little girl was told the gifts
were for her and she was to open
ithem. The radiance that beamed
i from her *eyes and the exclamations
of Ah! and Oh! were proof to the
| girls the gifts Were appreciated.
!" Mrs. Ai Dunn the leader for the
Y. W. A. Girls next year was present.
! The Logan home was tastefully
. decorated with the traditional
I Christmas decorations.
Mr: And Mrs. Jlnthoxiy i
Fete Coupler Club
' Members of the Couples Club met
in the home of Mr. and Mrs. James
Anthony oh Friday night. The home
was in a festive mood with bright
Tables were attractive with red
cloths centered with s> white star
holding a red candle. A dessert
course *'as served.
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When scores were compared at
I the close of the progressions it was
revealed Mrs. Sam Suber, Jr., was
high score winner for ladies, with
jW; S. Fulton, Jr., carrying off high
j score for the men. . v ?
i Mr. and Mrs. <W. S. Fulton, Jr., were
invked to play with rhie members.
We join in wishing you a
Yuletide filled with song and
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good cheer. Merry Christmas
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