PA r T Y :
V/el-1, I sv;an, there goes DOT’S'
party rin^ again, about the
’umteenth’ time its rung this
evening, by this tirae she should
all the village gossip, guess I’ll just sneak
the receiver off the hook real easy-like, and listen in,
practically everybody doos anyway, and v/hat I hear, boys. I’ll just re-lay to you,
so be listenin’ novv.
She says that ICRS. RAY MCGINHIS of Flint, Michigan has been.a’ vistin’ her
sister," LIABEL BLAIITON and ALV’IU, v/ell she’s gone home now, and their bro’ther,
Astor Anthony’s wife and baby v;ent back to Flint v;ith her, cause ASTOR IS working
Oh, I'forgot to tell ^/ou that DOT is talking to that "Hannah Hoe.cake”, so now
you can rest assured you’re going to hear ALL the nev/s,
.HAMAH says,• L-IERRILL V^HISNAl'IT has been here, spending the Spring . Holidays,
with^her parent's, Mr, & MRS. DURHAl^iTIIlSNAIIT - liERRILL-goes to Greensboro Woman’s
College,she says, BETTY JO EAKER comos homo most every v/eek-end, as she is in
Charlotte, vrtiere she is taking a business course, ?jid Daddy and brother, lylR.
JOHII EAKER and RALPH were here recently too, sorta’ a family reunion, I guess,
DOT says, that MR. EVAl'IS V/IIi30N took his.;seventh ^ade boys to Charlotte, a
coupla’ weeks ago to attend Army Day at Morris Field. I..know those boys got a
big kick outa’ seeing all those plrJies and the impressive ceremonies that took
Hush children, do be quiet,* or else the folks on the party line will hear
you and know your Ma’s got the receiver dov/n a -listenin’.,, now s-h-h-h.
DOT srys (I told 3’’ou she knew all the news) that kISS LOUISE CLAY’S music
recital X7as simply g-r-rand, it all took place, supposedly on board a ship, on a
world cruise, and that all the children played so v/ell, said there vms an awfully
nice crowd there, the auditorium was rJ-inost filled she says .that HISS CLAY and
all. who helped her give this unusua.l recital, are rea3.1y to be complimented.
HANNAH just now said, that MRS. M/iTTHEl/ SEUiONS. and her baby are visiting
here, her folks and MATTPIEIY’S folks - knov; all you boys remember MRS. SB/Q/IONS,
she v;as GLENNIE LATTH.iORE before her marriage — MATTHE17 v;orks at the shipyards
HAI'HvTAH sr^s,- that MR, V/ILL FOX of Wilmington, is here now, he works at the
Shipyards, down there, says he looks well and is proud of, the work he is- doing to
help the war effort.
LLiTJsy me, I almost missed that bit, she says that REV, QUAY GRIGG v;as in the
Company Store recently, chatting v/ith old friends, you knov; he used to be lilACIE
ROLLD^S sweetheart, one of her very first, bet they v/ould have loved to talk over
old times n’ things, QUAY is awaiting his call to the Navy as CHAPL/ilN.. DR. & IdRS.
GRIGG,'certainly have a frjnily to be proud of, she says.'
Jest listen to DOT rave about tha.t pretty HIIDRED BOYLES IRVIN, who is here
visitin’ her Mother, liRS. ALICE BOYLES and her lirother, 17ILBUR, she says that
MILDRED AND her husband EUBERT IRI/BI live in Henderson now;
She-.says, that R.A. V//JirjICK JR. *has gone back to’Highpoint College, after a
few days at home - he crjne homo to be inducted into the /irmy, but v;a.s turned dovm
at Cajnp Croft, due to physical disability - better luck next time, R.A.
DOT says, PREACHHl CLAY, looks lile he has the best time playing CHECKERS
with all the fellers'on the Hoover Rail, and she hoars tell, as how he is a sho-
nuff good player too, all the crowd like to take him on for a gajnc.