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• SOCIAL NEWS*
Clubs, Parties, Church Activities, Etc.
M18A MAMIE SOCK WELL — EDITOR
Mrs. M. B. McNeil
Hostess Tq Her Club
Mrs. M. B. McNeil was hostess
to the members >of the Sans Sou
ci club at her home on Ninth
Street Saturday evening. A des
sert course ww* served at the tye
gi lining of the game played at
three tables. High and second
high score prizes went to Mrs.
Jack Swofford and Mrs. Boyd
Mrs. Julius Hubbard
Bridge Club Hostess
Mrs. Julius C. Hubbard enter
tained for the members of her
bridge club at her home in Wil
kesboro Friday evening, having
guests for two tables. Mrs. Wil
liam Barber, visitor of club, re
ceived the prize for top score, and
Mrs. M. G. Edwards was the win
ner of the bingo award. A salad
course was served at the conclus
ion of play. t
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Circle No. 1 W. S. G.
In Monthly Meeting
Circle No. 1 or the Wilkesborc
Wesleyan Service Guild held lti
monthly meeting Tuesday eve
ning at the home of Mrs. Johnson
Sanders with Mrs. Robert Gam
blll and Mrs. Howard Pharr at
associate hostesses. The program
theme, "Advance Clipper" was
presented by Mrs. Warner Miller,
Jr., and Mrs. Thomas Crysel.
Mrs. Miller was in charge of thf
business session during which
time a special offering was tak
en for Mable Ruth Nolan, a mis
sionary to Japan. The fifteen
members attending were served
refreshments during the social
Farm land values are now a
bove the peak prices of 1920 in
all but 12 states. In North Caro
lina, current land prices are 50
per cent higher than the top
The Euzelian Sunday School
class of the First Baptist
churches meets Tuesday eve
ning, 7:80 o'clock, at the
home of Mrs. Tal Pearson with
Mrs. Rex Kilby and Mrs. Clint
Poster as oo-hostesses.
The Wesleyan Service Guild
of the Wilkesboro Methodist
church meets Tuesday evening,
7:80 o'clock, at the home of
Mrs. Russell Pearson with Mrs.
Charles Garwood and Bliss
Odessa Hanks as oo-hostesses.
The Garden Club meets
Tuesday afternoon, three o'
clock, at the home of Mrs. W.
P. Gaddy with . Mrs. Bruce
Waugh and Mrs. Thurman
Kenerly as associate hostesses.
Mrs. Russell Pearson
Entertains Her Club
The members of the Wilabri
bridge club were entertained
Thursday evening by Mrs. Rus
sell Pearson at her home in
Wilkesboro. A salad course was
served at the close of the game
played at three tables. Prizes in*
the bridge game went to Mrs.
Ray Kennedy and Mrs. M. M.
Brame, Jr., and in bingo Mrs.
James Lowe was the winner. Mrs.
B. L. Green and Mrs. Yale Miller
were welcomed into the club as
Mrs. N. B. Smithey
The * Woman's Society o f
Christian Service of the Wilkes
boro Methodist church met Tues
day afternoon with Mrs. N. B.
Smithey, having an attendance of
fourteen members. Mrs. J. W.
White offered the opening prayer,
Mrs. B. S. Call gave the devotions,
and Mrs. J. B. Henderson the
program on "The World at Our
Own Doorstep." Mrs. N. 0. Smoak
presided for the business session.
Jn serving refreshments during
the social hour Mrs. Smithey was
assisted by Mrs. A. R. Gray, Sr.
Hutchens Give Tea
An interesting social event
among the younger set during
the holidays was the New Year's
tea given by ;Miss Margaret Ann
Hutchens and Miss Billy Jo
Zimmerman at the home of Miss
Hutchenf on E Street Saturday
afternoon. The hostesses received
around forty-five guests in three
groups from 4:30 to six o'clock.
In serving refreshments from the
dining room table, decorated in
green and white, the hostesses
were aided by their mothers, Mrs.
Hoyle Hutchens and Mrs. J. S.
Zimmerman. The dining table
spread with a white cloth, was
centered with a white doll bear
ing the date 1949, about which
white candles gleamed.
Mrs. Charles L. Winters, an
honor guest, was given china in
her pattern, Miss Mary Jo Fox,
of Mebane, who was here visiting
her aunt, Mrs. W. L. Bundy, was
an out of town guest at the tea.
From 1938 to 1947, United
States cotton exports averaged
two and a half million bales an
Mrs. Hill Carlton
MrB. Hill Carlton was hostess
to the members of the Episcopal
Auxiliary in their monthly meet
ing held Tuesday evening at her
home on Sixth Street. Rev. B. M.
Lackey, of iLenoir, gave the de
votions, and niftg Alice Oassell
the program. Mrs. B. R. Under
wood, the president, presided for.
routine business, and the usual
reports. Ten members were pres
ent and were served refreshments
during the social hour.
Crysef Gives Series
Mrs. W. W. Miller and her
daughter, Mrs. Thomas Crysel,
were hostesses at a series of par
ties at the Miller home in Wil
keaboro. On Tuesday evening they
honored Mrs. Charles L. Winters,
the former Miss Carolyn Moore,
at five tables of rook. Prizes were
awarded to Miss Frances Rous
seau for top score, to Miss Ruth
McNeil for low score, and Miss
Jane Jones received the traveler's
prize. The honoree was remem
bered with a gift.
On Friday afternoon rook was
played at four tables with the
high and low score awards going
to Mrs. Stacey Alexander and Mrs.
L. L. Godfrey. Mrs. Walter Irwin
held the traveler's prize.
Four tables were made up for
play again on Saturday after
noon with prizes for same scores
going to Mrs. A. R. Gray, Jr.,
Mrs. Fred Emerson, and Mrs.' W.
For each party seasonal deco
rations were used, and a salad
course with sweets served at the
conclusion of play.
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