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Blantons Build A Dreamhouse
(From Page IB)
AU light flxturea throughout the
houM were handmade by a Unmlth
fei Iowa and the handmade hardware
lidehea on the doora are aim authen-
tle ropUcae of thMe ueed In the
lormer Premient’e home 300 yeare
KBBPntO BOtni B BI<»UOBr • Tfeeir
‘ItoeplBg Boom” or den le highlight of the BlaloB
Saltbox and la a ooay apot lor family relaxation,
ghrea a beantllkd view of the oonnhyaide from the
wIndMm over the dMng UM. fha danar la In
HaUle Blanton’a favorite oolor a( red with hlnea for
accent and oomUnea taatetaUy the old-faahloned
look wllh the modem.
Honored At Luncheon
Gharlla and Hallle plan to hook a
lug 33x19, which aaya Hallle will be a
major undertaking, for their den at
■me future time and aim plan to
amatruct a pine table and do more
painting. Mr. Blanton haa already
planted daffodlla, tullpa, hyacintha,
naaleaa and dogwoods and come
Btteptheyard will come alive with
n profuaton of color.
L4sa‘a bedroom on the second floor
la a little girl or big girl'a dream.
by 17 feet of more mace to move
and live tai than you can Imagine,
phu two walk-ln closets and a bath
and dressing area that extends the
length of two rooms. Plenty of
storage room for linens, houmcoats,
ate. Done In blue and white, the
hlghll^t Is wicker furniture from
her great grandmother, Martha
Pitts Rowe, of Burke County. The
two twin beds are spread with hand
quilted bed coverlets In blue and
white. The ealtbox white drapes are
tied with blue sashes.
Across the hall la David's room,
done In red and white, with red lamp
shades, red trim around the doors
and walk-ln closets, and red tie
sashes accenting the saltbox white
dnq>ss. The big poster bed of walnut
was made over 100 yearsago by his
great, great uncle Aveiy Rowe of
Buriie County, as was the pine
bedside table. A big baby carriage
and rocker haa also been In the
family for nuiny years and holds a
place of Interest In Ids room.
The children's Christmas tree In
the haU centers a round table with
green and white skirt and dscorated
with candy canes, small twinkle
Ushts and topped by an angel.
Hie winding pine stairway laad*
Ing to the second floor Is decorated
for Christmas with a Raffia wreath
and red bows.
Aunlquefeature of thehoum Is the
stain-glassed window In the
downstairs bath adjoining the
master bedroom. The window was
originally used In the old St. Mat
thew's Lutheran Church and was
given to James Adams of Kings
Moimtaln when the work was being
dene on die new sanctuary. Mr.
Adsuns gave the window to Hallle
when he learned the Blantons were
building their new houm.
The breakfast room and small
kitchen are on the first floor with the
dining table set up In a cosy comer.
Mr. Blanton, partner lit Kings
Mountain Drug Co., comes home
after a day's work to relax In his
greenhouse which Is located In an
adjoining garage-storage area of the
houM and U full of planto, which
Oiarlle develops from seed. Ac
cording to hla wlfs, ''Charile can
grow most anything.”
MTS. Blanton has also servsd
coUards and other greens from hla
garden. Mrs. Blanton loves
needlework and expects to rstum to
her hobby now that her "dream
house” Is completed. Planning for.,
the house has taken up all of her
time away from school where she Is
employed as the District Schools'^
According to Hallle, the "Saltbox”
and Ite adjoining land wlU give the
children "loU of growing room.''
They formerly lived In an apart^
“And I hope.” she added, “our
cMldren and thslrs wlU enjoy aU our
famUy keepsakes as much as we,~
have and do."
(From Page IB)
dellers. The green tree In the foyer
Is decorative with candy ropes and
the red and white theme la featured
In teblecloths and ^ptpolntments.
Roast beef and scalloped oysters
will be served with all the trim
Cotillion Club members dined and
danced In a red and vriilte setting
Friday night at the Oarntry Oub,
the dance club, holding Its traditional
party. A menu of tuna salad, roast
beef, turkey, congealed salad, In
dividual homemads loaves of broad,
and dsasart was served.
A highlight of the Uble
decorations were clovs-studdsd
apples Usd with ribbon at sltbsr aids
of the candle centerpleoea
BIU Jefferies and Orchestra
played tor dancing from 9 until 13
Co-hosts wsre Dr. and Mrs.
Thomas Durham, Mr. and kirs.
Gteorge H. Maunsy, Mr. and Mrs.
BOl Fulton, Mr. and Mrs. Carl
Finger and MT. and Mrs. John
Miss Marguerite Merritt
of Oreensboro, who will be
married In Oreensboro to
Michael Orimm of Wash
ington, D. C. on January
39, was honored last Sat
urday at a luncheon at the
iKxne of Mrs. J. W. Ray-
fleld on Waco Rd.
Ehitertalnlng with Mrs.
Rayfleld were her daugh
ter, Mrs. Laurln Whlsnant.
Mrs. Whlsnant and Miss
Merritt were college room
mates and sorority sisters
at Western Carolina
University. Mrs. Whlsnant
will be a bridesmaid and
also soloist for Miss Mer-
A Christmas theme was
carried out In decorations,
using a red and green color
scheme. The dining room
table and card tables set
up In the living room were
overlaid with white linen
and lace and held an
arrangement of red lighted
Hbda lights and Christmas
The hostesses gave the
bride-to-be a Christmas
corsage of red carnations
to wear with her beige and
blue party dress.
After the luncheon Miss
Merritt was surprised with
a pantry shower from the
Those attending other
than the honoree were
Mrs. E. W. Merritt of
Oreensboro, mother of the
brlde-elect. Miss Martha
Atm Stone, Mrs. Rick
Falls, Mrs. Butch Kerns
and Miss Mary Smith, aU
of Oastonla; Mrs. Lewis
Ramsey and Mrs. Terry
Holt of Bessemer Oty;
Mrs. Kenneth Rayfleld of
Matthews; Mrs. Don Fer
ris of Dallas; Mrs. Mike
Rayfleld, Mrs. Ronnie
Oregory, and Mrs. Pete
Putnam, all of Kings
Mr. and Mrs. Rayfleld
took the occasion to
present the bride-elect
their wedding gift.
Entertain WC Children
Ten members of the
Frank B. Glass Post 9S11
VFW and Auxiliary enter
tained 43 chUdren of
Western Carolina Center
Sunday at a Cairlstmas
party at Mulberry Cottage.
The group led in the
singing of Christmas
carols and served holiday-
decorated cupcakes and
gave each patient a
Christmas stocking and
Making the trip to
Morganton were Mr. and
Mrs. James Ouln, Mrs.
Beatrice Peterson, Mrs.
Blaree Peterson, John W.
Oladden, Marion Dixon,
Mrs. BtU Glass, Mrs.
Ruby Stroupe, Mrs. Dorma
Stroupe and Mrs. Alma
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It has for three hundred years. It still does.
To the farmers of North Carolina, tobacco
represents almost $952,000,000 — nearly 56%
of the state’s cash crop income from all farm
To the state’s industrial workers, it means
29,100 jobs and nearly $312,000,000 in wages.
To the retailer it means more than
$459,100,000 in sales each year.
And in terms of sales and cigarette taxes.
tobacco products mean some $43,000,000 in rev
enue to support state services.
That’s an impressive contribution — in jobs,
in income, and in taxes. It directly benefits the
ninety-one North Carolina tobacco-growing coun
ties. It indirectly benefits all one hundred counties
in the state.
North Carolina — and North Carolina’s
tobacco industry — growing together for over
three hundred years.