Society and Personals
OF PLYMOUTH and WASHINGTON COUNTY
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In Wilmington This Week
Mrs. J. F. Rogers and daughter will
leave this week for Wilmington to
spend sometime. Mr. Rogers expects
to join them for the Christmas holi
Here During Week-End
Ducky Lloyd, student at the Uni
versity of N. C. was in town during
Visit In Rocky Mount
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Jordan and
Miss Evelyn Arps spent Saturday
aud Sunday in Rocky Mount with Ca
det Hugh Fagan Jordan who was en
route to West Point.
Recent Guest Here
Mrs. G. W. Sanders, of Rocky
Mount, was the recent guest of her
daughter, Mrs. John Williams.
In Rocky Mount Saturday
Mrs. J. R. Manning, Mrs. J. H.
Newkirk, and Miss Katherine New
kirk spent Saturday in Rocky Mount.
Miss Martha Hornthal accompanied
them to Tarboro.
In Rocky Mount Saturday
Mrs. B. G. Campbell spent Satur
day in Rocky Mount.
Leaves For Raleigh This Week
Mrs. G. W. Hardison is leaving this
week for Raleigh to spend Christmas
with her daughter, Mrs. S. W. Ruark.
Mrs Joe Smith spent the week-end
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
Guests Here This Week
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gurganus were
guests of Mrs. Hilda Gurganus this
Auxiliary To Meet Monday
The American Legion Auxiliary will
meet Monday night at the home of
Mrs. W. C. Jones at 7:30. Christmas
gifts will be exchanged.
Bill Hays, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.
V. Hays, received his wings and com
mission on Sunday, at Napier Field
It’s important to stay love
lier than ever this Christ
mas. You show your faith
in the future by both your
good works and your good
looks. Our beauticians are
the ones to help you. Call
2311 for your appointment.
Gifts ARE LASTING GIFTS
Diamond Engagement and Wedding
Men's Ruby Rings
Gifts of Distinction:
Sheaffer Pen and
Hamilton, Bulova, and Waltham
Watches for Men and Women
Gifts that will remind the re
cipient of the giver every hour in
the day for years.
0. R. LEGGETT'S SON
TERMS IF DESIRED
Attend Meeting In Raleigh
W. R. Hampton attended a meet
ing of the Fisheries Commission in
Raleigh last week-end.
Visits Family Here
L. E. Landing spent the week-end
here with his family.
Visitors Here This Week
Mrs. Irvin Respass and daughter,
Barbara, of Robersonville, spent a
few days this week with Mr. and
Mrs. H. L. Respass.
Here From Norfolk
Mrs. F. L. Robertson, of Norfolk,
spent Tuesday night and Wednes
day with Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Booker.
In Williamston Thursday
Mrs. John Carlisle and Mrs. W. H.
Thomas spent Thursday in William
Visits In Norfolk
Miss Evelyn Basnight visited rela
tives in Norfolk recently.
In Washington Monday
Mrs. C. McGowan spent Monday in
In Wilson Tuesday
Mr. and Mrs. B. G. Campbell went
to Wilson, Tuesday. Miss Mary Lil
lian Campbell and Miss Mary Eliza
beth Bray, Salem College students,
returned home with them to spend
the Christmas holidays.
In Washington Monday
Mrs. J. E. Sawin and Miss Char
lotte McNair went to Washington
Home for Few Days
Pvt. Sheppard Brinkley, of Fort
Bragg is spending a few days at
his home here.
Spends Holidays Here
Carl Bailey, jt Wake Forest Col
lege student, has arrived to spend
the holidays with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Carl L. Bailey.
Returns From Trip
Miss Katherin Bratten returned
Monday from Georgia and Alabama
where she spent several weeks.
Litut. Bill Hays, who received his
wings and comission at Napier Field,
Ala., Sunday, spent Monday night
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
V. Hays, on his way to Wilmington,
Del., where he will be stationed.
Here from Edenton
Mr. and Mrs. Davis, of Edenton,
and Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Stillman
were guests of Miss Frances Still
man at a steamed oyster supper at
the Juniper Lodge Oyster Bar Mon
Announce Birth of Son
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Williams an
nounce the ibrth of a son, George
Sanders, on Friday, December 4, at
their home on Washington Street in
Leave Friday for New Bern
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Burnham and
daughter, Betty Ann, will leave to
morrow for New Bern to spend the
week-end. They will attend a
Christmas party given for represen
tatives of the Gate City Life Insur
ance Company in the New Bern dis
trict. They plan to return Sunday.
Rockingham.—In an informal but
very impressive ceremony. Miss Jose
phine Phillis Covington, daughter of
Mrs. Covington and the late Walter
B. Covington, was married to Lieu
tenant Lansing Carrol Peacock, of
Camp Lee, Va., and Roper, at the
First Presbyterian Church at Peters
burg, Va., Friday morning, Decem
ber 11, at 11 o’clock
The church was beautifully deco
rated for the simple ceremony with
baskets of autumn flowers arranged
against a background of greenery and
flanked with branched candelabra
holding white tapers.
The bride wore a gold wool costume
suit with brown accessories. Her
shoulder corsage was of green or
Mrs. Peacock attended the local
schools and graduated from East
Carolina Teachers College, Green
ville. For the past several years she
has been a popular teacher in the
city schools of Roper and Murfrees
Lieutenant Peacock, son of Mr. and
Mrs. R. C. Peacock, of Roper, at
tended VPI and State College in
Raleigh, where he received his B. S.
degree. Prior to entering the army
in April, 1942. Lieutenant Peacock
was vocational agriculture teacher at
St. Pauls, and was well known
throughout the state for outstanding
work with the state vocational de
U. D. C. Meeting Held
With Mrs. B. A. Sumner
The Charles Louis Latham chapter
of the U. D. C. met on Friday with
Mrs. Ben Sumner.
The main feature of the meeting
was the reading on ‘‘Jefferson Davis,”
given by Mrs. Edison Davenport.
A white elephant sale was held,
from which $5.40 was realized.
Each member brought two gifts for
the ladies in the Women’s Confed
erate Home at Fayetteville.
This meeting was said to be one
of the most interesting during the
year. Mrs. Abe Adler, the president,
Mrs. Durant Keel Hostess
To Club Wednesday
Mrs. Durant Keel was hostess to
her bridge club Wednesday evening.
High score and bingo prizes were
won by Mrs. W. E. Waters and Mrs.
W. C. Burnham was runner-up. Mrs.
Selby Price received the visitor’s
high score prize.
Mrs. J. S. Brown and Mrs. Shelby
Price were visitors.
Guest of Friends Here
Ensign Thomas Johnston was the
guest of friends here this week.
In Norfolk Tuesday
Mrs. J. H. Newkirk, Mrs. Jack
Horner and Ned Swain went to Nor
folk Tuesday. Mrs. Ned Swain re
turned home with them.
Returns from Quantico, Va.
Mi's. W. H. Clark has returned
home from Quantico, Va., where she
visited her son, Major Lawrence
Clark and his family.
Here from New Bern
G. Sanderson, of New Bern, spent
the week-end here with his wife.
To Spend Holidays Home
Miss Barbara Norman, who teach
es in Lincolnton, Zeb Norman and
Wiliford Whitley, Davidson College
students are expected home tomorrow
to spend the holidays.
Home On Furlough
Corporal Harold Brinn is at home
on a furlough. He is stationed in
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Ended Tuesday Night
The turkey-bean contest, engaged
in by groups of the Young People’s
Service League, was brought to a con
clusion last Tuesday night with a
banquet held at the Legion Hall.
Groups 1 and 3 ended the contest
in a tie for first place, each outfit
having won 15 ribbons. Group 2
ended up in third place, and mem
bers of this group had to eat beans
as a forfeit while the winners ate
The following young people of the
Episcopal church attended the ban
Turkey eaters: Iris White, Lois
Meunier, Sonny Williford, Tom
Hampton, Vivian Sitterson, Miss
Becky Ward, Zeno Lyon, Cecil Hook
er, Annie Mabel Hooker, Skinner
Ayers, Bobby Collins, Mary Corinne
Cahoon, and Miss Jane Read.
Bean eaters: Prances Lane Bas
inger, Jack Horton. Charles Robbins,
Earl Phelps, Renn Dupree, Doris
Hatchel, and the Rev. W. B. Daniels.
Mrs. Laura Johnston attended as
guest of the league.
T. E. L. Class Elects
Officers lor New Year
,The following oSicers of the T. E.
L. class of the Baptist Sunday School
were elected Monday night:
Mrs. A. J. Byrd, president; Mrs.
Claude Walker, vice president; Mrs.
John Carlisle, secretary; and Mrs.
Delma Peele, treasurer.
Gifts were presented to Mrs. Byrd,
the president, and to J. T. McNair,
teacher. The members also ex
changed Chrsitmas gifts.
Christmas Cantata At
Creswell Church Sunday
Creswell.—A Christmas cantata
was presented at the Creswell Bap
tist church last Sunday morning at
the 11 o’clock hour by the church
choir under the direction of Mrs. R.
T. Hopkins, pianist. It was splen
didly arranged, and it was thorough
ly enjoyed by the congregation.
Car No. 1
We expect this car in a few
days. You can save money
_if you place your_ order now
and call for it at the car.
B. G. CAMPBELL
Wholesale Since 1921
Literary Club Enjoys
Mrs. Edison Davenport delightful
ly entertained the Thursday After
noon Literary Club on December 10
at her home in Mackeys.
The home was attractively deco
rated with Christmas greens and
lighted blue tapers
Mrs T. L. Bray read a paper on
"Christ.-mas Carols and Their Ori
After the meeting Mrs. W. T. Peele
club president, led the way into the
dining room where a turkey dinner
was served. The table was covered
with blue paper outlined with tinsel.
Forming the centerpice were
greenery and vari-colored Christmas
balls arranged about the base of
lighted blue candles Similar deco
rations were used on the buffet.
Every member was presented a
Christmas card on which the hostess
had written a verse portraying cer
tain characteristics of each club
member. When read aloud the hos
tess conducted a recognition contest
and with few exceptions the cards
were soon turned over to the right
Returns From Hospital
Mrs. Lloyd Owens and son have re
turned from a Rocky Mount hospital.
Mr and Mrs. R. C. Jackson an
nounce the marriage of their daugh
ter, Cartia, to Eli Phelps, jr.. son of
Mr. and Mrs. Eli Phelps. sr„ of Plym
outh, on Thursday, December 10,
1942. in South Mills, N. C.
TEL Class Holds Its
The Christmas meeting of the TEL
Class of the Ludford Memorial Bap
tist Church Sunday School was held
Monday night with Mrs. A. J. Byrd.
Gifts were exchanged and Mrs. B
O Biship conducted various con
tests and games were played. Prizes
were won by Mrs. C. L. Gurkin, Mrs.
E. F. Thomas and Mrs, J. M. John
It was decided to send Christmas
cards to all of the boys in service
who are connected with the Baptist
Creswell Glee Club To
Give Chirstmas Program
Creswell.—The Creswell High
School Glee Club, under the direc
tion of Principal Collier, will pre
sent a special Christmas program
Thursday night at 7:30 in the high
school auditorium. The public is cor
dially invited to attend.
Electric Razors ...
For the Boys in Service—
$17.50 - $19.50
.. 29c to $1.50
(Few Coly, Old Spice and Evening
I in Paris Gift Sets Left
NEW ARRIVALS FOR CHRISTMAS
We have just received shipments of the following
items to augment our list of gift suggestions: Chenille
Spread, Lace Table Cloths, Cannon Towel Sets, Laun
dry Bags, Pillow Case Sets, Guest Towels, Ladies’
Chenille or Quilted Robes, and Gloves for Men.
Dresses - Coats
Suits - Sweaters
Shoes - Hosiery
Gowns - Slips
Pillow Slips - Towels
Dobbs and Berg Hats
Hickok Belts and Suspenders
Gloves - Sport Shirts
In addition to the items listed, there are many
others—including work clothing, as well as numer
ous clothing needs for the family. We will be only
too glad to help you select something for every person
on your gift list.
Open Evenings Beginning Monday
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“The Store of a Thousand Gift Ideas" Plymouth, N. C. •,