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THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER J
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MRS. T. L. GWYN, Editor
LEE DAVIS MARRIES HARIETT
Palms, Southern smilax, floor
Standards of white chrysanthemums
and Cathedral candelabra decorated
Howard Memorial church on Satur
day evening for the wedding of Miss
Harriett Howard Holderness to Mr.
Lee Ferguson Davis, of Richmond,
The ceremony which took place at
half after eight o'clock was perform
ed by Reverend Chester Alexander,
pastor of the bride, assisted by Rev
erend Henry Ruark, pastor of the
Methodist Episcopal church.
Mr. Robert Rawls, organist, render
ed a program of nuptial music prior
to the ceremoiny, which included
Traumeri, "My Heart at Thy Sweet
Voice," "To an Evening Star," and
"Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes."
Just before the entrance of the bridal
party Mr. Carter Harrow sang Bar
carolle from The Tales of Hoffman,
The bride entered the church with
her father, Mr. George Allen Holder
ness, by whom she was given in mar
riage. She wore a princess model
of ivory satin, fashioned with a full
liowing skirt, which was gored in the
back to form the train. The bodice
was cut with high neck and finished
with a collar of seed pearls. The long
fitted sleeves extended to a point over
the wrists. Her veil of Brussels lace
was arranged in Cap effect, the points
forming a frill to the face and caught
in the back with orange blossoms.
She carried a cascade bouquet or
white orchids and valley lillies. The
bride had as her maid of honor her
Bister, Miss Anna Stamps Holder
ness, of Tarboro, North Carolina, and
Mrs. Howard Holderness, of Greens
boro, North Carolina, as dame of
honor. They wore gowns of fuchsia
tati'eta with basques of velvet . Cords
of taffeta finished the neck lines and
trimmed the puffed sleeves. Their
flowers wi'K pink roses and pink
snap dragons tied with pink ribbon.
The bridesmaids were Misses Ma
deline Jenkins, of Tarboro, Worth'
Carolina, Martha Pierce, of Weldon,
North Carolina, Mildred Joyner, ot
Rocky Mount, North Carolina, and
Mrs. John Huske Anderson, Jr., of
Raleigh, North Carolina. They wore
gowns of Windsor blue taffeta and
velvet made along the same lines as
the maid of honor and dame. They
carried arm:-bouquets .of pink roses,
pink snap dragons and delphiniums
tied with ribbon.
The flower girl, little Miss Jean
Howard Holderness, of Greensboro,
North Carolinia, niece of the bride,
wore Windsor blue taffeta and velvet
lashjoned like the bridesmaids' gowns
iand carried a basket of pink roses
filled with rose pedals, which she
scattered in the pathway of the bride.
Mr. Davis had as his best man his
brother, Mr. Joseph Smalley Davis,
of Waynesville, North Carolina.
The ushers were Messers, Dail
Holderness, Herbert Taylor, Romayne
Howard, of Tarboro, North Carolina;
Moody Davis, of Leakesville, North
Carolina, E. B. Dunlap, of Duke Uini
versity and Thursfon Holderness, or
Greensboro, North Carolina,
Mrs Davis is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Gtorge Allen Holderness,
of Tarboro, North Carolina, and was
graduated from the Collegiate School
for Girls in Richmond, Virginia, and
Salem College, Winston, North Car
Mr. Davis is the son of Mrs. Jo
seph Smalley Davis and the late Mr.
Davis, of Waynesville, North Caro
linit, was graduated from Duke
University and is a member of the
Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He Is
connected with the Virginia Electric
and Power Company in Richmond,
Mr. and Mrs. Davis left later in
the evening for a trip South which
will include a stay at Sea Island,
Georgia, after which they will be at
home at The Ambassador Apartment,
1108 West franklin street, Richmond,
For traveling Mrs. Davis wore an
imported woolen suit in aqua, trim
med in gray Persian lamb with hat of
the same material, black accessories
and a corsage of orchid and valley
A reception followed the wedding
at the home of the bride's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. George Allen Holder
ness, 508 St. Patrick street.
Mrs. Holderness, mother of the
bride, wore a model of black geor
gette with a cape collar beaded with
small crystals. Her flowers were
white orchids and valley lillies.
Receiving with Mr. and Mrs. Hol
derness were Mr. and Mrs. Lee Fer
guson Davis, Miss Mary Davis, and
the bridal party.
Dr. and Mrs. W. W. Green 'greeted
the guests at the front door and Mrs.
Anna Baker Fenner and Mrs. John
Fry, of Richmond, Virginia, invited
them into the punch room, where
Misses Elizabeth Porter and Mary
Nash Norfleet, Dr. Ed. Roberson and
Dr. Borden Hooks presided at the
Mr Stamps Howard and Mrs. W.
T, Clark received in the hall, where
the guests were registered by Miss
Elizabeth and Miss Mellie Hussey.
In the dining room Mrs. George
Howard and Mr. Robert Rawls re
ceived. Those serving were Misses
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blonde screen star when she com-'
pletes her current picture if tenta-.
tive plans go through for having
her lead a stage band on a per
sonal appearance tour. The act-j
ress has been playing the drums,
taaahobby for somemej
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C. E. WS SONS
Ruth Bonid, Grace Winslow, June
Bourne, Alice Howard, Ruth Speir
and Bernice Bunn.
Mr. and Mrs. James Wright Wig
gins were at the gift room door
where Mrs. W. J. Thigpen and Mrs.
John Pender presided.
Goon-Dyes were sain uy mr. ami
Mrs. Don Gilliam.
The out of town guests included
many friends from the surrounding
towns and Mr. and Mrs. Julian Price,
Mr. Britt Armfield, Dr. Angus Mc
Donald, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Broad
hurst, Mrs. Alexander Fortune, Miss
Jane Harris, Mr. and Mrs. Howard
Holderness, Mr. and Mrs. William
Holderness and Mr. Thurston Holder,
ness from Greensboro, North Car
olina; Mr. and Mrs. William Arm
field from Ashboro, North Carolina,
Mrs. F. S, Royster, of Norfolk, Vir
ginia; Mrs. John Fry, Mrs. Charles
Borden, Mrs. Alexander Gray, Miss
(Mary Rufus Smith, Miss Virginia
Turner, Mr. and Mrs. A. G, Ayers,
Miss Alice Rogers and Miss Mary
Royle from Richmond, Virginia; Mr.
and Mrs. John Huske Anderson, Jr.,
Mr. Vass Shepard and Mr. Thomas
Alexander from Raleigh, North
Carolina; Miss Mary Davis, Mr. Jo
seph Smalley Davis, Mr. Grover Davis,
Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Bell from
Waynesville, North Carolina; Miss
Lora Frainces Davis from (juincy,
Florida, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Davis,
Mr. Moody Davis from Leakesville,
North Carolina; Mrs. Mattie Clark
from Elizabethtown, North Carolina;
Lieut, and Mrs. George Allan Holder
ness, Jr., from Pittsburg, Pennsyl
vania, and Mr. Chatham Clark from
New Bern, North Carolina.
MARRIAGE OF INTEREST TAKES
PLACE IN COLUMBIA, S. C.
Mr. and Mrs Allen Starling "Johnson,
of Lexington, announce the marriage
of their daughter, Miss Kathryn, Vir
ginia, to Joseph Temple Shackford.
The wedding was solemnized on Sat
urday, November the 20th, in Col
lumbia, S. C, with the groom's fath
er, the Rev. John Shackford, offi
Mr, and Mrs. Shackford, who are
both attending Duke University, are
at home to their friends at 1045 Anette
The groom has spent much of his
life in Waynesville, and has a large
family connection here. He is the
son of the Rev. and Mrs. John Shack
ford, the latter the former Miss Love
Branner Atkins, daughter of the
late Bishop and Mrs. James Atkins.
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Announcement was made this week
of the marriage of Miss Thelma
Franklin and John Stephen, of Way
nesville, which took place on Satur
day, November the 20th, at the home
the bride in Clarksville, Ga. Imme
diately following the ceremony the
young couple left for a brief wedding
trip. '' ' -
Mrs. Stephens is the principal of
the New Liberty school near Clarks
ville. She plans to join her husband
here the first of the year, and they
will reside in Waynesville. Mr.
Stephens is employed by the Smith
CHURCH GROUP TO GIVE PLAY
The Christian Endeavor Society of
the Presbyterian church, will give a
play on the Ministers Annuity Plan,
entitled, "A Beginning," on Sunday
evening, November the 28th, at 7:00
The public is cordially invited.
I MRS. R. L. PREVOST HOSTESS OF
LARGE TEA TLtSU.u
An outstanding soctal event ot the
early winter season was the tea
given on Tuesday afternoon by Mrs.
R. L. Prevost at her home on the
Balsam road, as a courtesy to her
four daughters-in-law, Mrs. Ralph
Prevost, the former Miss Dorothy
Lane, Mrs. Whitener Prevost, the
former Miss Wilda Crawford, Mrs.
Aaron Prevost, the former Miss Adora
Holtzclaw, of Richmond, Va. and Mrs.
Billie Prevost, the former Miss Patsy
Hill, of Waynesville and New York.
The house which was thrown en
suite for the occasion was decorated
in quantities of yellow and white
chrysanthemums and yellow roses. In
the dining room the central table was
covered with a handsome lace cloth
and centered with a bowl of yellow
roses and greenery, with yellow tapers
used at the corners.
Mrs. Prevost was assisted in re
ceiving by the following: Greeting
the guests in the reception hall were
Mrs. James W. Killian and Mrs. Ben
Colkitt. The hostess and the honor
guests received in the living room.
The former was gowned in black and
white chiffon, with corsage of white
carnations. Mrs. Ralph Prevost in
black marguisite, with corsage of pink
roses. Mrs. Whitener Prevost in black
with lame yoke, ami touches of red,
.with corsage of yellow roses and
chrysanthemums, Mrs. Aaron Pre
vost in white crepe de chine with
bolero of sequins, and corsage of white
carnations, and Mrs. Billie Prevost in
black velvet, with sash of gold, and
corsage of talisman roses.
During the first hour Mrs. L. M.
Killian and Mrs. L. M. Richeson pour
ed, and during the second hour Mrs.
Grady Boyd and Miss Mildred Craw
ford presided at the tea table. Others
assisting in serving in the dining room
were: Miss Mary Stringtield, Mrs.
Francis Massie, Mrs. John M. Queen,
Jr., Miss Hester Anne Withers, and
Miss Babbie Way.
Among those receiving at the va
rious entrances to the reception rooms
were: Mrs. James M. Long, Mrs. K.
J. Hyatt, Mrs. L. N. Davis, Mrs. Jerry
Colkitt, Mrs. W. F. Swift, Mrs. R.
Stuart '.Roberson,. Miss Alice Quin
lan, and Miss Lois Harrold.
During the hours from 3:30 to 5:30
one hundred and fifty guests called.
DEAN OF BILTMORE COLLEGE
ADDRESSES WOMAN'S CLUB
Charles A. Lloyd, dean of Biltmore
College, was the speaker at the reg
ular November meeting of the Wo
man's club, which was held on Thurs
day afternoon in the assembly room j
of the American Legoin home. Mrs.
Dan Watkins, president, presided and
in the absence of Mrs. Felix Stovall,
Mrs. Richard Barber, Jr., served as
secretary pro tern.
Mr. Lloyd spoke on "Our mother
tongue." He pointed out many of
the common mistakes in pronuncia
tion of words in constant use. He
also spoke of how usage of certain
words and : expressions among the
cultured groups often disregard
eel rules, and in time, custom had
overruled and the expression be
He appealed to parents to try at
all times to speak correctly in the
home, so that the children could
grow up in an atmosphere of cor
rectly spoken English, and the far
.reaching effect of their speakiing
habits in the future
Mrs. Lloyd, who accompanied her
husband, also spoke, on the same
subject, continuing the remarks most
ly to the correct pronunciation of
Plans for the annual community
Christmas tree were formulated with
Mrs. John M. Queen, Mrs. Frank Fer
guson, Mrs. J. C. Brown, Mrs. James
Summers, and Mrs. J. A. Miller,
appointed to till the stockings, Mrs.
James W Killian was appointed to
have charge of making the stockings.
Mrs. C F. Kirkpatrick will again
serve as chairman of garden, which
will include - outdoor Christman tree
contest, held for the most beautifully
decorated outdoor tree. Prizes will
be given, first and sceond.
Mrs. Jerry Colkitt, chairman of
ways and means announced that a
bridge party would be given during
the next week. Mrs. Richard Bar
ber, Jr., asked the co-operation m
the Red Cross roll call.
Mrs. McCrary, of Raleigh, field
worker for the Blind Commission,
spoke of the situation in Haywood
county, and outlined the aid offered
by the state.
The club went on record as ap
proving: the resolution asking that
the park officials move the Morris
home with the 147 year old fire, lo
cated near Saluda into the park area.
Mrs. R. N. Barber is chairman of the
work, which is being done by the
state 1). A. R. . j
The members enjoyed a violin solo,
a McDowell number, by Mrs. R. N.
Barber, Jr., accompanied by Mrs
During the social hour the follow
ing hostesses served: Mrs. R. I pre-
rrs-Joh,? M- Queen, Mrs.' Lin
wood Grahl, Mrs. Jimmie Boyd Jr
and Mrs. W. D. Smith. ' '
BOY SCOUTS ENTERTAIN GIRL
The Waynesville troop of the Boy
Scouts were hosts on Saturday even
ing in the assembly room of the
Legion home of a party honoring the
Girl Scouts. The even;ng was featur
ed by square dancing, games and a
moving picture show staged by Ben
Colkitt and Jack Richeson. The boys
were assisted in serving by Mrs. Ben
Colkitt. Others present were Mr. J.
C. Brown, Miss Mary Stringtield, and
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Colkitt.
Mr. LeRoy Davis has gone to Sum
ter, S. C, where he will join his fam
ily for the Thanksgiving holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Herman had
as their guests during the past week
the latter's mother, Mrs. C. Hender
son Sullivan and Mr. and Mrs. W. T.
Henderson and son, Bjll, all of
Hickory. Mr. Henderson is a brother
of Mrs. Herman. Young Bill Hen
derson was a member of the Ameri
can group who attended the world
jamberee of the Boy Scouts held in
Holland the past summer.
Miss Mildred Crawford and Miss
Lois Harrold left on Wednesday for
Macon, Ga., where they will visit Mr.
and Mrs. Clisby Clarke.
Miss Mary Quinlan and a friend,
Miss McDonald, of Lincolnton, spent
the week-end in town, with the form
er's mother, Mrs. Chas. E. Quinlan, at
the home of her aunt, Miss Alice Quin
lan. Miss Lois Harrold spent the week
end in Asheville as the guest of her
sister, Mrs. E. (J. Lee.
Mrs. W. A. Grahl, of Dalton, Ga.,
was the guest during the week of her
son, Mr. Linwood Grahl and his
Mr. and Mrs. James Long had as
their guests over the week-end Mrs.
Sadie Long and Miss Mamie Long, of
Mrs. S. C. Satterthwait, who has
spent the past summer and fall here,
has gone to Atlanta, where she will
spend the winter at her home there.
After closing her house here she spent
some time with her daughter, Mrs.
Ernest L. Withere.
Mis Margaret Burgin will spend
the Thanksgiving holidays with
friends in Raleigh.
Mr. R. L. Prevost is spending sev
eral days in Boston, where he has
gone on business.
Major and Mrs jh;,
three son, of Reum. i
iuuay u spend tht i,
idays with the for-n.-r'
and Mrs. E. P. Man
is the recruiting otU-.-','
stationed now m pJ
Mrs. Martin will h;,
guests for the day " ',
F. Fricks and snV
Mrs. Fricks is the
Mr: and Mrs. Jann-:-
their guest on t-.ii ..
Cleveland, of Selma. .
land and Mrs. nLl !
James Wood Ri-i-,;.
his Waynesvilk- nu.,
who has held a pnxi
New Yorker, NTO ,
sometime, has been .....
company to Bon Air 1.
ta for the winter
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who has :
Mr. Ernest Edward:
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ins iiuuie nere ior the past i'ur ,.
has moved to High I'.,;,,;, v.hl,'.
will be connected wi'h the R,
MRS. STAMEY LEWIS H()J
Mrs. M. G. Staim-v, wii.i h
a patient in the Haywood Coj
Hospital, lollowing an operation,
able during the past week to 'j
to her home.
Mrs. W. T. Crawford wil! hav
her guest over Thanksgiving hd
Mr. Fred Crawford, who is n
cated in Atlanta.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Crisp and
Jim, of Brevard, were the quests
the week-end of Mr. and Mrs. F
Mrs. James R. Thomas retui
yesterday from Hiawassee dl
where she was the (,'uest of
daughter, Mrs. J. Frank Hodges,
was accompanied home by Mr.
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mis. nouses ana two children
will remain over Thanksgiving J
Mr. M. H. Bowles has gone
Irwinton, Ga., where he has jo
Mrs. Bowles for the Thanksgiv
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. Miss Nancy. Killian 'has gone to
lanta, where she will spend
Mr. Leb'o Massie, of SpartanbJ
spent the week-end in town with
mother, Mrs. T. N. Massie.
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