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(Jpjy On Parent's Anniversary
THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
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Ir, ind Mrs. Joseph Alvan Webster, whose marriage was solem-
l Saturday evening at 7 o clock at the home of the brides
QiMr.and Mrs, James Robert Boyd on the occasion of the latter's
i iMding anniversary. Mrs. weDsier was me lormer miss nar
Harriet Boyd Wedded To
wph A. Webster Saturday
Is Harriet Josephine Boyd,
'its of Mr. and Mrs. James "Nocturne in
and Joseph Alvan
ha, wn of the late Mr. and
Join Robert Webster of
.aafcurj, were married at 7
i Saturday evening at the
k if the bride's parents on
snuriage took place between
hours of the open house
irioVi parents were holding in
pace of their fiftieth wed-
amersary. For the ceremony
i limited number of relatives
itiaite friends were present.
i it the evening the bride and
iweived with the family. :
it tows were spoken before
Wised altar in front of the
e in the library. Green'
Flat," by Miss
Grace Crocker, pianist, "Ich
Liebeh Dich, I Love You," by Grieg
and "The Sweetest Story Every
Told," by Shults, was sung by Mrs.
Larry Cagle, of Clyde, niece of the
bride, accompanied by Miss Crock
er. The bridal chorus from Lohen
grim was used as the processional
and the march from Mendelssohn as
the recessional. During the cere
mony, Miss Crocker softly played,
"Erotkon," love poem, by Grieg.
The bride entered on the arm of
her brother, James R. Boyd, Jr.
She wore a handsome gown of an
tique bridal satin, fashioned along
i princess lines, with a low hip
basaue. endine with a point in
I background with floor . j j 4v vi, msn,
Mtawrth lighted tapers, and t,nv -tm wtons. The sleeves
Mnaards containing white' prp lon fln(1 sTirhtlv miffed at
w eiiner siae made an
J-Ave setting for the ceremony.
w. James G. HuE-irin. Jr..
f the First Methodist
a, officiated, using the double
pttothe ceremonv the fnllw.
"Ptial music was rendered:
the shoulders, with points over the
hands, and closed with matching
satin covered buttons. The sweet
heart neckline was finished with
touches of Aleacon lace. The full
Bkirt was held in plaits under a
bustle trim and fell into a sweep
ing train. Her veil of illusion was
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WAYNESVILLE, N. C.
Mr. And Mrs. Ferguson
Hosts Of Buffet Smroer
For Bridal Party Friday
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Ferguson were
hosts on Friday evening of a1 buf
fet supper in compliment to the
bridal party and a few out of town
guests here for the weiMinw f
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Alvan Webster
and the golden wedding anniver
sary of the latter's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. James Robert Boyd.
The house was arranged in mmn.
tities of spring flowers in pastel
shades. Following the servinc nf
supper the guests went to the
noma oi jar. and Mrs. Boyd where
the rehearsal of the bridal party
The guest list included : Mr. and
Mrs. Larry Cagle, of Clyde, Mr. and
Mrs. James Robert Bovd. Mr and
Mrs. James Robert Bovd. Jr.. Miss
Mary Henry, John Henry, both of
Spartanburg, Rev. and Mrs. J. G.
Huggin, Jr., Miss Grace Crocker,
Mr. and Mrs. William C. Smith,
Miss Caroline Smith. Bill Smith.
Thad Chafin, Jr., and John Boyd.
John Allen, of Burlington Vt.,
left Tuesday after spending two
weeks here with Mrs. Allen at the
home of her parents, Dr. and Mrs.
Tom Stringfield. Mrs. Allen and
young son will remain for a more
held in place by an arrangement
of orttnge blossoms. She carried
a prayer book, to which white or
chids were attached and Bhowered
with lilies of the valley.
Mr. and Mrs. James Robert Boyd,
bride and groom of fifty years ago
served as honorary attendants.
Mrs. Boyd wore a gown of blue
crepe and her flowers were laven
Miss Mary Henry, of Spartan
burg, niece of the groom was maid
of honor. She wore a gown of pink
marquisette net over matching
taffeta, with high neckline, and
three quarter sleeves. In her hair
she wore flowers and carried an
old fashion nosegay,
Miss Caroline Smith, niece of
the bride, and daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. William C. Smith, of Kiver-
dale, Ga., was junior bridesmaid.
She wore a gown of blue marcuiis
sette fashioned on similar lines
to that of the maid of honor. She
also wore flowers in her hair and
carried an old fashioned nosegay.
The Broom had as his best man,
his nephew, John Henry, of Spar
tanburg, and Thad Chafin, Jr.,
nephew of the bride served as
The bride is a graduate of the
local schools and the Womens's
DnlWa of the University of North
Carolina. She did special work at
Duke University,, and nas taugnt
in the county schools for the past
For traveliner. following the re
ception later in the evening, she
donned a costume suit of soldier
blue trimmed in rock sable, with
which she wore black accessories
and a corsage of white orchids.
The groom a native of South
Carolina, is now residing in Joilet,
Til TTn reee ved his education in
thA nnhlie schools of Spartanburg,
attended Wofford College and the
TTnivprsitv of South Carolina. Al
ter completing work at both insti
tution he took special courses at
the South Texas School of Law and
Commerce in Houston. At the
nrospnt he is connected with San
derson and Porter, consulting en
gineers, now engaged on eontsruc
tion of a munition plant near
The couple will be at home alter
May 1st in Joilett, 111.
the out of town guests
attending the marriage and the
golden wedding anniversary oi tne
bride's parents were; Mrs. Ar
thur M. Waldron, of Cleveland,
Ohio, aunt of the bride, Mr. and
Mrs. Hugh Cam pbell, of Char
wt Mr. and Mrs. Sam Henry,
Miss Mary Henry, John Henry and
Sam Henry, Jr., all of Spartanburg,
Mr, nH Mrs. Harry McFall Pick-
ette, of Greenville, S. C, Mr. and
Mrs. William C. Smith ana aaugn
ter, Caroline Smith and son Billie
Smith, of Riverdale. Ga., Mrs.
Hubert O'Donnell, of Lookout
Mountain. Tenn.. Corporal Inaa
Chafin, Jr., of Fort Jackson.
Rev. W. H. Baucom, Mr. ana Jirs.
Sanford Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Plott
Boyd, of Asheville, Dr. and Mrs.
Robert Owen, Dr. Charles Owen,
Mrs. George Jones and Son, Frank
Jones, of Canton, Joe Rose, of
Chicago, Detroy Blanton, of Spar-
taburg, Mrs. Forresy Stokley,
Mrs. J. Fred Jones and young
daughter, Charlotte Nan, of New
T.nn . Mrs Hueh Leach and
daughter, Louise, of Franklin, Mrs
T. C. Clayton ana miss mnu
nf Addie. Mr. and Mrs.
Jrfmes A. G. Davey, of Asheville
and Soco Gap, and Mrs. B. M. AD
bott, of CoUege Park, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Cuddeback
spent the week-end in Mills River
with the parents of the latter.
David Hyatt, of Newport News,
who holds a position with the
Newport News Ship Building and
Dry Dock Company, arrived on
Monday to visit his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Will A. Hyatt
Henry Davis has bought what
is known as the Darby property
on Poplar street in Haielwood.
Bride and Groom on 50th Anniversary
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Mr. and Mrs. James Robert Boyd, who held open house on Sat
urday at'ti'i noon ami evening in observance of their fiftieth wedding
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Boyd Hold
House on 5 Jtli Anniversary
guests was a collection of photo
graphs of the family, the first
taken in 1896 when there were only
three children, and a number of
pictures of the family group of 12.
A musical program was present-
Hundreds Of Guests Call
During Afternoon And
Evening Of The 29th
Mr. and Mrs. James Robert Boyd
held onen house at their residence
on Saturday afternoon and evening ed by the following: Mrs. W, L
in observance of their golden wed- Matney, pianist, Miss Margaret
ding anniversary. The hours were Stringfield, violinist, Mrs. Fred
from 3 to 5 o'clock in the afternoon Martin, soloist, Mrs. Troy Wyche,
and from 8 to 10 o'clock in the pianist, and Miss Mildred Crawford,
evening. Several hundred guests soloist,
Mr. and Mrs. Boyd, the latter CorpoiaJoe Shipley, of Fort
m a blue crepe gown, embroidered Jackson, was the guest of his
in gold beads with corsage of lav. family over the week-end
ender orchids, received in the liv
ing room, assisted by their ten
children and their families as fol
lows; Lt. and Mrs. Grady Boyd,
the latter in flowered crepe, with
corsage of gardenias, and their
two children, Barbara Ann and
Mr. and Mrs. Thad O. Chafin,
the latter in black luce gown with
corsage of yellow roses, and their
son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and
Mrs. Larry Cagle, Thad Chafin, Jr
and Robert Chafin, Miss Bessie
Boyd, in green taffeta with corsage
of pink roses; Miss Daisy Boyd in
blue taffeta with corsage of pink
roses.' : .
Mr. and Mrs. Grady Clayton,
the latter in a gown of ashes of
roses marquisette, with corsage of
pink roses; and their son, Henry
Clayton; Mr. and Mrs. William C.
Smith, the latter in blue lace with
corsage of pink roses, and their
daughter, Miss Caroline Smith, and
son, Bill Smith, of Riverdale, Ga.
Mrs, and Mrs. J. J. Ferguson,
the latter in a gown of white ailk
jersey 'with gold trimming and a
corsage of talisman roses; John W.
Boyd, Mr. and Mrs. James Robert
Boyd, Jr., the latter in white silk
net with black lace bodice and cor
sage of white flowers, and "their
young son, Dickie,, and in the after
noon Miss Harriet Josephine Boyd,
whose marriage to Joseph Alvan
Webster took place at 7 o'clock and
later in the evening the bride and
groom received with the family.
Others assisting in receiving
were Mrs. L. E. Perry and Mrs.
Chas. F. Owen, the latter of Can
ton, at the door, and Mrs. Ernest
J. Hyatt received in the library.
Mrs. Frank Ferguson invited the
guests into the dining room, where
Mrs. E. C. Wagenfeld presided.
Assisting in serving were Miss Nell
Campbell, Miss Margaret Perry,
Mrs. Medford Leatherwood, Miss
Edna Boyd, Miss Mattie Moody,
Miss Sarah Welch, Mrs. J. C. Pipes,
Mrs. Wilma Campbell, and Mrs.
Hubert O'Donnell, of Lookout
Miss Fannie Pearl Campbell and
Mrs. Sam Henry, the latter of
Spartanburg, presided at the punch
The house wag decorated in quan
tities of yellow and white flowers,
including roses, gladioli, snapdrag
ons and various spring flowers,
dozens of them sent by friends.
The refreshment table in the din
ing room was centered with a three
tier wedding cake topped with a
miniature bride and groom and
decorated in gold. Yellow flowers
and yellow tapers were also used.
Favors of golden wedding bells
with ribbons attached bearing the
dates of March 29, 1881 and March
29, 1941 were presented each guest
. Centering the interest . of the
Eileen Massie, who is attending
the Peabody Conservatory of Music
in Baltimore, is spending the spring
vacation here with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. James E, Massie.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Frehn, of
Bristol, Tenn., spent the week-end
with the latter's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. R. H. Black well.
Miss Sarah Queen, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Queen, who is a
student at the Women's College
of the University of North Caro
lina, is spending the spring vaca
Miss Anna Medford, student at
the Women's College of the Uni
versity of North Carolina, is spend
ing the spring vacation with her
sister, Miss Helen Medford in
Washington, D. C.
Miss Kate Williamson, assistant
clerk of the court, is taking a
fortnight's vacation. She leaves
this morning for Washington, D.
C, where she will visit her sister,
Miss Edith Williamson, who is
attending school in Washington.
Mrs. Christopher C. Crittenden,
of Raleigh, the former Miss Janet
Quinlan, spent several days here
during the week with her mother,
Mrs. Chas. E. Quinlan at the home
of Miss Alice Quinlan.
Miss Charline Rotha, student at
Women's College of the University
of North Carolina, is spending the
spring vacation here with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Rotha.
Jimmy Stringfield, son of Dr.
Mrs. Frank Therrell and young
son, Ashton Therrell, of Parris,
Tenn., were the guests of relatives
here and the former's sister, Mrs.
James Henderson during the past
Mrs. Hubert O'Donnell, of Look
out Mountain, who was the former
Miss Selinda Perry, of Waynesville,
is the guest of her mother, Mrs. I
E. Perry and her sister, Miss Mar
Mrs. Gamett Henson, of Spin-
dale, and daughter, Miss1 Ruth
Henson, were the guests of her
mother, Mrs. P. L, Turbyfill, dur
ing the week.
Jack Richeson, student at Dav
idson College, is spending the
spring holidays here with his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Richeson.
Miss Sarah Jane Walker, who is
a member of the senior class of
the Women's College of the Univer
sity of North Carolina, is spending
ing this week with her parents
Mr, and Mrs. Clayton Walker.
Ben Colkitt, Jr., student at Dav
idson College, is spending the
spring, vacation here with his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Colkitt.
Mr. and Mrs. II. W. Burnetts
had as their guests over the week
end the latter's niece, Miss Kath
erine Mrogan, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. C. M. Morgan, of Asheville.
Miss Morgan is a senior at Gene
Miss Catherine Jones has return
ed to Peace Junior College, Raleigh,
and Mrs. Sam Stringfield, who is after spending the spring vacation
attending Darlington School for j here with her mother, Mrs. Sam
Boys, in Rome, Ga., returned to his I Jones at her home on the Balsam
studies on Monday after spending i road. 1
the spring vacation here.
Lt. Wade Franklin, of Fort
Jackson, spent the week-end with
his family here.
Miss Betty Burgin, student at
Peace Junior College, who spent
the spring vacation here with her
mother, has returned to Raleigh
to resume her work..
Mrs. James M. Gwyn, of Wil
mington, Del., who has been Visit
ing her father, W. T, Lee, returned
home this week.
Corp. Thad Chafin, Jr., of Fort
Jackson, spent the week with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thad
Joe Rose has returned to Chicago
after spending, several days here
on business connected with his stock
Mrs. W. C. Gilliland spent the
week-end in Bryson City with her
sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. S. G. Nelson.
Billy Richeson was a guest of
his brother, Jack Richeson, at
Davidson College on Wednesday
Mrs. Arthur M. Waldron of
Cleveland, Ohio, the former Mrs.
Wilburn Campbell, of Waynesville,
spent a brief time here during the
week with relatives. She cams to
attend the golden wedding anni
versary of Mr. and Mrs. James R.
Boyd, the latter her sister-in-law,
and the marriage of her niece, Miss
Harriett Boyd, to Joseph Alvaa
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