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THE WAYNESVTLLE MOUNTAINEER
THURSDAY, MARCH 13,
Miss M. Rogers
Gives Paper On
Florida To UDC
Miss Mildred Rogers bad the
paper of the afternoon at the
Uarch meeting: of the Haywood
chapter of the Daughters of the
Confederacy, which was held on
Friday afternoon at the Hotel
LeFaine, with Mrs. C. F. Kirk
Patrick and Miss Robena Miller as
Miss Rogers had as her sub
ject, "Florida and its Contrlbu
tion to the Confederacy." She gave
in detail the part the state had
played during the War Between
A letter was read by the secreta
ry in which the chapter was urged
to locate all the unmarked graves
of the veterans in the county, as
the government is now furnishing
free of any charge marble slabs to
mark the graves. A committee
composed of Miss Robena Miller,
chairman and Mrs. L. M. Killlan
and Mrs. J. Harden Howell was
appointed to co-operate in the work,
It was reported by Mrs. Killian
and Mrs. O- H. Shelton that a tele
gram had been sent on behalf of
th chapter to Capt. Alden Howell
on the occasion of his 100th bithday
A letter was read from Senator
Bobt. Reynolds regarding the Lend
Lease bill that caused considera
Mrs. C, F. Kirkpatrick reviewed
the Confederate bulletin, and read
among other articles the message
of the president generaL
Mrs. Mildred Ferguson and Mrs.
M. C. Green, who have recently
been invited to join the chapter
were special guests. In the ab
sence of the president, Mrs. Grover
C. Davis, vice president, presided.
I Miss Flora Palmer
And M. Medford
Marry In Greenville
Of cordial interest throughout
the county is the announcement of
the marriage of Miss Flora Palmer
and Manson Medford, which was
solemnized on Wednesday, March
the 6th in Greenville, S. C.
Miss Palmer is the daughter of
Mrs. George Palmer, of Clyde, and
the late Mr. Palmer. For a nam'
ber of years she was connected with
the firm of the late J. M. Mock here
For her marriage the bride wore
a gray suit with blue accessories,
Mr. Medford is the son of the
late Mr. and Mrs. Lebo Medford,
of Iron Duff. He is engaged in
farming and stock raising,
After a brief wedding trip in
South Carolina the couple returned
to their home in Iron Duff town
ship, where they will reside.
Sylva Bride Is Honored
With Party Here On
Mrs. Howard Hyatt and her sis
ter, Miss Carolyn Gibson, the lat
ter of Sylva, entertained with a
linen shower and card party on
Wednesday evening at the home of
Seventeen-year-old Elsie Benson, of the former on the Balsam road.
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Miss Sophia Fisher Gives
Party Saturday Evening
Miss Sophia Fisher entertained
. on Saturday evening in honor of
the birthday anniversary of her
father, E. D. Fisher and Miss Ethel
The guest list included: Mr. and
Mrs. L. T. Teague, Mrs. J. H. Mat
ney, Miss Elsie McCracken, Freida
Mae Teague, Frances Duckett,
Elsie Duckett, Miss Edith McCrack
en, Miss Edna McCracken.
Also Willie Ashe, Frederick
Vaughn, Calvin McDaniel, William
Mills, Wayne Teague, Harry West,
John Fisher, Billy Swanger, Roy
Davis, Joe Hoxit, Lon Hoxit, Harry
Kennedy, and Bill Fisher.
Dellwood Home Club
Held Meet Thursday
The Dellwood home demonstra
tion club held the March meeting
at the Methodist church on Thurs
day afternoon. Miss Mary Marga
ret Smith, county home agent, was
the chief speaker.
Miss Smith discussed "Art in
Dress.'' Interesting reports were
presented from the project leaders.
In the contest, following the
business session, Mrs. Ketner won
more points than any contestant.
Announcement was made of the
April meeting which will be held
with Mrs. Crews Moody.
Miss Alma Jackson Sings
On College Program
Miss Alma Jackson, junior at
Western Carolina Teachers College,
took part on the chapel program
given last Thursday at the college.
The program centered around the
theme of International Goodwill
and was sponsored by Miss Laura
Jean McAdaras, instructor of
French and Spanish.
Miss Jackson's number was a
Spanish song, "La Nina Que is para
ML" Miss Jackson sang with Vin
cent Wright's orchestra at the an
nual valentine dance at the college.
Geneva, N. Y was named winner
in the annual national enerry pi
baking contest in Chicago. Shown
sampling her pastry, Elsie gets
flOO and a trip to the national
Dance On Friday
Doris and Bobbv Colkitt
hosts on Friday of a dance in ob-
They were assisted in receiving by
Mrs. Ellen Louise Killian Queen.
The affair was given in honor bf
Mrs. Loyle Nash, of Sylva, who be
fore her marriage was Miss Kath
leen Hooper, daughter of Dr. and
Mrs. D. D. Hooper, of Sylva.
Vases of snapdragons in pastel
shades adorned the rooms where the
games were enjoyed. Mrs Mark
Martin won the prize offered in the
It's a Girl at the Batistas
Private Joe Shipley, who is sta
tioned at Fort Jackson, spent the
week-end with his family.
David and Lee Dickey, who are
located at Fort Jackson, where they
are employed on government con
struction projects, spent the week
end with their grandfather, W. T.
Lee, at his home "Fan-haven" on
the Fairview road.
Ben Atkins, who ia fol
Charlotte, spent the weekf
his mother, Mrs. James Atkji
York Citv. who tn, i
She is en route tn irt,..,
months' stay with roi.l
tfirta Batista, eldest daughter of President Fulgendo Batista of Cuba,
tolds her newest sister, Elica, born while papa was smashing the recent
ittempt to overthrow his government. Little Elica was born in the
government palace, Havana.
loise Martin To
Be Presented In
Miss Eloise Martin, well known,
youthful dancer, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Martin, will be pre
sented on Saturday afternoon at the
Woman's Club in Asheville in
contract-, came and Miss Carolvn
Oihson won the rummv nrize Eleanor Moffitt.
Mrs. Nash was the recipient of' ln orler 10 De preseniea irom
Doris and Bobby Colkitt were P""1 lovely Pieces of linen- i ?"1" .pUpl1 Tf be
K rne guest list was composed or w "ob
servance of their sixteenth birth- fiends ot the hostesses and honor .
day anniversary. The affair was Kuest from Sylva and included, cludinar a number of each of the
Mrs. steaman jviitcneii, Mrs. ner- i """""i. ul'"-"'i
bert Gibson, Jr., Mrs. Mark Martin, . ballet, toe, and tap. .
Mrs. Claude Williams, Mrs. D. D. i Miss Anne Haeseli, of Asheville,
Hooper, Mrs. Ida Keener, Miss wil1 also be .presented at the same
Edith Hampton, Miss Agnes Wil-1 time with the entire dancing school
son. Miss Marione Grmdstaff. Miss i 'vib;.
Lucile Wilson, and Miss Mary Jane
given in the FFA chapter house
of the high school grounds. A motif
of red, white and blue was used
throughout the hall in the decor
ations and appointments. Thev
were assisted in receiving by their
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Colkitt
The hours of the party were from
8 to 12 o'clock and around seventy-
5.? hie f0001 8tudent8,' Bethel Methodist Women
,.iauD up wn? guest HSt. , ,,.., ,, ,
Among those present were: Betty Meet WIM Mrs. leverage
FREE. Swid for NEW boeUal, laiii
dam of brlghl Moat to imptoo yowr bok-
Ing. AddrMi Runford lakinf rowdor
Bon I. Kumtorq, K.
Francis, Grace Wilburn, Doris
Grahl, Betty Wilson, Anne Osborne,
Kucn wagenfeld, Dorothy Riche-
son, Patsy Gwyn, Catherine Davis,
Jeanette Burgin, Carroll Louise
Bell, Eugenia Martin. Jane
Duddley Francis, Ann Edmunds.
Louise Noland, Winfred Rodgers,
Shirley Colkitt, Helen Plott,
Pee Wet Edmunds. Dorothv
Milner, Mary Ellen Boone, Betty
Virginia Matney, Frieda Mae
Teague, Anne Farmer, Ruby Fran
ces Brown, Sara Medford, Polly
Francis, Lois Massie, Margaret
McRorie, Evelyn Craig, BeBe Med
ford, Martha Mae Wyche, and
Jimmie Wells, Miriam Wells, Mar
tha Jane Cogburn and Mary Sue
Holland, of Canton.
Also Hugh Palmer, Lester Bur
gin, Dean Ledford, Harry McCrack
en, Fred Martin, Noble Garrett,
Bob Ferguson, Billy Dover, J. D.I
Hyatt, Jim L. Leatherwood, Henry with her.
t oy, VV mston Davis, Eugene Med
ford, Don Hipps, Joe Tate, Walter
Clark, Phil Medford, Calvin Mc
McDaniel, Billy Fisher. Richard
Bradley, Bill Alexander, Sam Mc-
Elroy, Ed McRorie. Bill Harrison,
Zeb Curtis, Shorty Smith, Paul
Headrick, "Scratch'' Inman, Dick
Hall, Jack Worthington, BiHy Ray,
Colvin Brown, J oe Ramsey, Ray
McElroy, and Joe Lance.
Mrs. J. F. Cabe and daughter.
Miss Josephine Cabe, are leaving
this week for a visit to points in
On Wednesday Afternoon
The women's society of Chris
tian Service of the Bethel Metho
dist church held the regular meet
ing with Mrs. Joe Beverage at her
home in Bethel at 2 o'clock on
Mrs. I. A. McLain was in charge
of the program, "Sharing for
Health of the World." Mrs. Ed
Wells gave the scripture reading.
The following discussed the med
ical work outside the United
States; Mrs. Charlie .Terrell, who
talked on "Africa and China;" Mrs.
Hugh Terrell, who spoke on "In
dia;" Mrs. W. P. Whitesides, who
discussed "Korea and the Phillip-
Mrs. Blitch gave an interesting
review of several articles in the
Mrs. Jack McCracken invited the
members to hold the next meeting
Woman's Club Will Meet
At Home Of Mrs. Hannah
At 3:30 Next Thursday
The March meeting of the Wo
man's Club will be held on next
Thursday the 20th, at the home of
Mrs. William Hannah, at 8:30
o'clock. Mrs. Felix Stovall, re
tiring president, will nreside.
dance recital by her teacher, Miss Mrs. Helen Orr, chairman of
gardens, will be in charge of the
program. Serving with Mrs. Han
nah as associate hostesses will be
Mrs. White Mease, Mrs. W. G.
Francis and Mrs. Jack Messer.
Dave Cabe, who has been located
in Newport News, for the past
three months, spent several days
here with his family during the
Davis Rogers, who has been lo
cated in Newport News for the
past six months, has returned home
arid is connected with the firm of
C. E. Ray's Sons.
L. T. New, Jr. and Jim Milner,
who attended the Southern Confer
ence of Music Educators National
in Charlotte last Week, : returned
home on Sunday.
Fred Howell, of Providence, R,
I., made a brief visit to his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Howell,
during the week. Mr. Howell was
en route home after a business
trip through the South.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Coble and son,
Ray, Jr., of Bennettsville, S. C,
spent the week-end in town as the
guests of the former's mother, Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Cuddeback
spent the week-end with the bit
ter's parents at their home in
Jack Richeson, student at David
son CoQege, spent the week-end
with his parents, Mr. and Mr. L.
Miss Martin's numbers will in
clude the following: accrobatic to
"Ecstacyj" character to "Hunga
rian Dance;" ballet, "Liebesfreud;"
tap, "Crosstown;" toe, "Valse Ro
Charles Messer Host
To Kindergarten Class
On Sixth Birthday
Charles Edwin ' Messer, student
in the kindergarten class conducted
by Mrs. Ernest K. Herman at the
high school, was host to his class
mates on Tuesday morning in the
school room. The occasion marked
his sixth birthday anniversary.
He was assisted by his jnoflitr, j
Jiis. Jack M3330V, Mrs. Herman
and Miss Rosemary Herman. Fa
vors of balloons and f an?y wrapped
cakes were given each of the guetta,
and supervised games were eni'oyed.
The guest Kst included: Betsy
Huggin, An. ie Coman Crawf-ud.
S. llie Stovail, Hcty Ann Iluwoii,
Florrie Patrick, Floifnce Ann
Bowles, Linda Welch, Bobby
Stretcher, Bill Crawford, Charles
Alley, Wilburn Davis, Charles
Howell, Steve Blackwell, and Bo
Moore. - ,
Music Club Will Hold
March Meeting On 22nd
. The March meeting of the Way
nesvflle Music Club will be held on
Saturday the 22nd at 3:30 o'clock
in the Sunday school room of the
Presbyterian cburch, with Mrs.
Hugh A. Love and Miss Mildred
Crawford as associate hostesses.
Mrs. Grover C. Wilkes, of Sylva,
will have charge of the program
and Mrs. Henry Foy, president, will
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