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THE WAYNES VILLE MOUNTAINEER
Many Prizes Given
At Woman's Club
Benefit Card Party
The ways and means committee
of the Woman's Club gave a ben
efit card party on Frida night at
the Hotel LeFaine. Spring flowers
were used as a decora ti. note in
the dining room where the tables
f ifteen attractive prizes were
presented the winners of the top
scores. Mrs. Jack Messer won
the grand prize, a handsome mir
Others making top scores and
winning prizes were: Mrs. Wil
liam Hannah, Mrs. George Bischoff,
Mrs. F. G. Frazier, of Waynesville
and Atlanta, Mrs. Marion, Jack
Messer, George Bischoff, Mr.
Thomas M. Seawell, Mr. Harris,
of Asheville, Mrs. George A.
Kunze, Donald Dunham, Wallace
Blackwell, and Mrs. Tom Seawell.
Evelyn Craig Takes Part
In Dance Program At
Enka Spring Fower Show
lEvelyn Craig, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. George Craig, was one
of a group of students from the
Margaret Hyatt Dancing school of
Asheville, who gave a program at
the Enka Spring Flower show held
at the gymnasium in Enka on Sat
Will Hold Annual -Birthday
The Woman's Auxiliary of the
Waynesville Presbyterian church
will hold the annual birthday party
on Tuesday afternoon, May 20th,
at 3 :30 o'clock at the home of Miss
Each auxiliary studies the cause
to which the group choose to give
their annual offering. This year
the afternoon program will center
on "Brazil" and ''The Collegiate
Home at Montreat."
Known by Parents
Mr. and Mrs. P. D. Turner have
announced the - marriage of their
daughter, Miss Mary Anne Turner
to Thomas J Loflin, Jr., son of
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Loflin, of
The vows were solemnized in
Spartanburg, S. C, on Sunday,
December the 22nd.
Mrs. Loflin is a graduate of the
Woman's College of the University
of North Carolina.
Mrs. J. W. Blitch In
Charge Of Program Of
Bethel Church Meeting
Mr. And Mrs. Russell
Announce Marriage Of
Daughter On March 16
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Russell, of
Waynesville, Route Two, have an
nounced the marriage of their
daughter,' Miss Lucille Russell, to
Way Messer, son of R. L. Messer
and the late Mrs. Messer, of Clude,
The wedding took place on Sun
day, March the 16th, at Clayton,
The bride is a graduate of the
Fines Creek high school Mr.
Messer holds a position with the
American Enka Corporation.
The couple left Monday for
Folly Beach, S. C, for a wedding
trip after which they will reside
President Calls Special
Business Meeting Of
Waynesville Music Club
Mrs. Henry Foy, president, is
Mrs. J. W. Blitch was in charge
of the program at the May meet
ing of the woman's society of
Christian Service of the Bethel
Methodist church which met with
Mrs. G. C. Chambers on Wednes
day afternoon. Mrs. Paul Hyatt,
The meeting opened with as
sembly singing, with Mrs. Henry
Garner leadine the devotional
period with the theme of "Mes-.'trip South'
sages of Jesus to Women." 1
Mrs. uniton Terrell- ana Mrs,
J. W. Blitch discussed "The Re
suits of Christian Education by
Methodist Missions in This Coun
try and Abroad."
Announcement was made that
the next meeting would be held
with Mrs, Henry Evans.
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Music Club Will
Hold Annual Open
The annual open meeting of
the Waynesville Music Club will
be held on Tuesday evening. May
20th, at the home of Mrs. Hugh A.
Love at 8 o'clock. A program of
exceptional merit and interest is
being planned for this much an
ticipated event in the musical cir
cles of the community. :
Miss Margaret Terrell, Mrs.
Troy Wycbe, and Miss Ida Jean
Brown are in charge of the pro
gram. Each member is privileged
to invite two guests.
Mr. And Mrs. Ted Howell
Announce Marriage Of
Their Niece On May 3rd
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Howell have
announced the marriage of their
niece. Miss Mattie Will Williams,
to Charles Griffin.
The vows were solemnized in
Clayton, Ga., on Saturday, May
the 3rd, in the presence of a small
group of friends and members of
The bride is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. L. M. Williams, of Gas
ton and: Jackson counties. The
groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Edgar Griffin, of Flat Rock, Mich.
Mr. Griffin holds a position with
the Detroit Timkin Axle Company,
The young couple will reside in
Flat Rock, following a weddinsr
1 The Lees Have It i
Mr. And Mrs. Underwood
Hosts Of A Picnic Dinner
To Employees Of .Plant
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Under
wood were hosts of a picnic dinner
at noon on Sunday honoring the
employes of the Underwood Nov
elty Company, which tn former
owns. The occasion marked the
birthday anniversary of Mr. Un
Those enjoying the affair were
Mr, and Mrs. Bob Hall, Mr. and
Mrs. George Sisk, Mrs, Scott En
glish, Mrs. Lillie Edwards, Mr. and
Mrs. Wiley Galloway, Miss Betty
Ramey, Mr, and Mrs. J. P. Under
wood, Mr. and Mrs. George Gal
loway, Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow
Campbell, Mrs. D. L. Putman, Mr.
and Mrs. Lester Lovelace,
Also Wallace P, Lovelace, Dewey
Cooper, Hedford Parkins, Ernest
Rogers, Howard Cooper, Sam
Brown, Earl Ramey, Robert Ramey,
Billy Ramey, Bill Green, Hampton
Galloway, Carl Rathbone, Mr. and
Mrs. James E. Underwood, Horace
Ensley, Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Grant,
and Miss Jennie Faye Putman.
The following made up a party
Spending the week-end in Gatlin
burg, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Edwards,
Miss Edna Blanton and Lonize
Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Killian and
daughter, Mrs. John M. Queen, Jr.,
were the guests during the week
of Leon Killian, Jr.. who is now
calling a special business meeting located in Newport News,
of the members of the Waynes-
tU1 Music Club at her home on
Saturday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
AU members are urged to attend
as 'matters of special interest to
the group will be discussed.
Miss Catherine Palmer, who is
now residing in Raleigh, spent
the week-end in town with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. James M.
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Joint Hostesses Give
Contract Party Honoring
Mrs. Williams, Of Gary
Mrs. C. F. Kirkpatrick and Mrs.
C. E. Frazier were hostesses on
Tuesday evening at the Hotel Le
Faine of a contract party honor
ing Mrs. R. B. Williams, of Carey,
guests of Mrs. C. N. Sisk.
When the scores were added
Mrs. J. M. McGraw was found to
hold the top score. Mrs. Williams
was also presented with a remem
brance of the evening.
The guest list included: Mrs
G. N. Sisk, Mrs. R. B. Williams,
Mrs. T. M. Seawell, Miss Robena
Miller, Mrs, J. M. McGraw . Mm
J. W. Reed, Mrs. M. II. Reeve.
Mrs. Ruth Graves, Mrs. Lily Ray
mond, ana Mrs, Grady Boyd.
Mrs. Williams, Guest Of
Mrs. Sisk, Is Being
Mrs. R. B. Williams, of Carv.
who is spending this week with
Mrs. C. N. Sisk, is the recipient of
a number of delightful courte
sies from the friends oi her hos
tess. V' - .
On Monday Mrs. Sisk entertained
with a luncheon at the Hotel Le
Faine in honor of her guest. The
table was centered with a bowl of
tulips in mixed shades. When the
scores were added Mrs. J. W.
Reed was found to hold the ton
On Tuesday Mrs. J. W. Reed en
tertained Mrs. Sisk and her guest
informally at luncheon at the
Gordon Hotel, which wu follow
ed by contract.
On Wednesday Mrs. T. M. Sea
well was hostess of a luncheon
party given at the home of Mrs.
H. W. Burnette. Following the
serving of luncheon the guests
motored to the home of the hos
tess at Lake Junaluska. where
they enjoyed an afternoon of
Mrs. Dan Watkins Is
Serving As Chairman Of
Club Program Today
The May meeting of the Woman's
Club will be held this afternoon
in the Sunday school rooms of the
Presbyterian church with Mrs,
George A. Kunze, chairman of
music, will have charge ol the pro
gram, which will be confined to
Mrs. Dan Watkins will serve as
chairman of hostesses, and Mrs
Felix Stovall, retiring president,
win preside tor the last time.
All members are urged to attend
Mr, And Mrs. Joe Tate
Announce Marriage Of
Daughter On May 5th
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Tate have an
nounced the marriage of their
daughter, Miss Lillie Tate, to Ser
geant Rufus CarswelL of Fort
Jackson and Waynesville, on May
8, in Clayton, Georgia, in the
presence of a few friends.
The bride is the youngest daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs, Joe Tate, of
Hazelwood, and is a graduate of
the The Waynesville township high
The groom is a son of Mrs.
Rufus Carswell and the late Rufus
CarswelL of Waynesville. He is
a graduate of the Waynesville
township high school and is in the
U. S. Army service at Fort Jack
son. Mrs. Carswell is at present with
her sister and brother-in-law, Mr.
and Mrs. Dewey Hyatt in H axel-wood.
Meet Jane Cox, the girl with th
most beautiful legs in America. Sns
was selected from six famous leg
models who competed as finalists is
an Ideal American Legs" conteal
in New York.
St. John's Dramatic
Club Presents Two
Plays On May 21st
On Wednesday evening, May the
31st, St. John's High School Dra
matic club will present two one-act
plays. One consists of an all
boys east, the other is given by
"The Fatal Letter," the boys'
piay, includes the following cast
Frederick Roberts, Bill Hannah
Mr. Lauber, Spaldon Underwood
and Paul, Wingate Hannalj, the
Cheerfulness which captures all
hearts is the theme of the girls'
play, "The Incurable Optimist"
This cast includes: Mary Gray, the
incurable optimist, Martha Cabe;
Carolyn, her daughter. Larraine
Mrrtel; Grandmother, Gladys
Kenney; and Mrs. Hodees. Kath
Miss Ruth Turner, who is at
tending the Woman's College of
the University of North Carolina,
spent the week-end with her par
ents, Mr, and Mrs. P. D. Turner.
Corporal Joe Shipley, of Fort
Jackson, is spending several days
I here with his family.
Mrs. Willis Smith, of Raleigh,
spent several days here during the
past week with her father "and
brother, Mr. W. T, Lee and Com
mander Henry Lee.
. Mr. and Mrs. W. Curtis Russ and
young daughter, Marguerite Russ,
spent the week-end with relatives
Cupid Has Wings
Mrs. C. N, Sisk has as her
guest this week, Mrs. R. B. Wil
liams, of Carey. Mrs. Williams
came here from Winston-Salem
where she attended the annual
state convention of the North Car
olina Federation of Women's Clubs.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Alford, or
Houston, Texas, and' Mrs. D. P.
Alford, of New Orleans, are visiting
here. Mrs. Milton Alford is the
former Miss Iva Clark, of this
Miss Ruth Burgin spent Sunday
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. H. Burgin. Miss Bui gin is a
member of the Brevard College
choir and will be in the party mak
ing the tour giving concerts in
Dr. S. P. Gay is attending the
annual convention of the North
Carolina Dental Society which is
St. John's Music
In Annual Recital
St. John's School presented, its
annual musical recital last night
in tne school hall. Prizes were
awarded to Theresa Liner and Lor
raine Martel for the hiehest rat
The following program was rendered-
"An Orchard in Bloom," G.
H. Davis, by Jane Grace White;
"Flower Waltz," H. P. Hopkins,
by Betty Jo. Noland; "The Wood
en Soldier, J. Thomas, by Tommy
Alexander; "A Hammock Song,"
A. Weidig, by Barbare Steneri.
Also, "The Sandman's Song,"
R. L. Bruce, by Carolyn Cooper;
"On Skates," E. Ketterer, Billy
Shields; "The Singing Clock," M.
Aaron, by Bette Hannah; "The
Paper Chase," P. Swansan, by
Lorraine Martel; "Fifi," A. Alt
bayer, Jackie Sue Messer; "The
Train," annonymous, Richard Un
derwood; "Jeanie with the Light ! in session in Pinehurst this week.
Brown Hair," S. Foster, Cornelia i
Also, "Darling Heart," by Dor
othy Martel; "Aragomaise,"
Masanet, Theresa Liner; "Beau
tiful Dreamer," , S. Foster, Ann
Kramer; "Catch Me," W. Smith
by Bobby Hardin; "Brown Eiyed
busans Nod Their Heads." B. Codc
land, by Ann Mormino; "Spinning
oong, A. Ellmenreich, by Spaldon
Underwood; "Dolls Dream. T.
Cesten, by Bette Hannah; "Valse
Lapnce," Frances Deloen. bv
Theresa Liner; "Night in June,"
Chapter Of Children
Of Confederacy Are
Reorganized For Work
The Haywood chapter of the Chil
dren of the Confederacy was re
organized on Friday afternoon at a
meeting at the home Miss Eugenia
Miss Martin was elected to serve
as president for the cominr year.
Others who were chosen to Serve
with her include; first vtee rresi
dent, Gladys Walker; second rice
president, Bebe Medford; secretary,
Patsy Gwyn; treasurer, Betty
Bradley; historian, Jane Dudley
rrancis; Tregistrar, Marguerite
Way; and chaplain, Louise Martin.
The group decided to meet the
second Friday of each month.
Plans for the program of the com
ing year were discussed. An
nouncement was made that the
June meeting would be held in the
city park followed by a picnic sud-
per, and that the adult chapter
would give a party for the group
in the near future.
Twelve members were present,
including Mrs. F. E. Alley, adult
leader ol -the chapter.
George Vieira, buck private atCamn
Roberts, Paso Robles. Cal., and his
former dancing partner, Marjorie
Keeler, leave Los Angeles by plane
for Las Vegas, Nev, where they
were married. The rush was neces-
sary because the bridegroom was oij
a two-day furloueh. The bride is
the sister of Ruby Keehr. former
screen actress. i
Mrs. Gene Wyatt Gives
Party For Daughter
At Home In Hazelwood
Mrs. Gene Wyatt entertained
group of children at her home on
Wednesday afternoon honoring her
aaugnter, Carolyn on her seventh
Outdoor games were played. Ice
cream and cake were served. Those
present were; Joel Burrell, Betty
Truitt, Roberta Smith, Jackie
Truitt, Beulah Mae Mauney, Mitzi
Sutton, Janet Wyatt, Billy Whit
tier, James Shields, Tilda Mae Win
chester, Phyllis Wyatt, Barbara
Hoyle, Betty Garwood, Mary Jo
Garwood, Nell Wyatt, Doris
Scruggs, Harold Scruggs, Boyce
Wyatt and Louise BurrelL
Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Moss, f
Charlotte, are visiting relatives in
Mrs. Neta Bramlett and little
Linda Welch have returned home
after spending a week as the
guests of Mrs. Fannie Austin at
her plantation near Columbia.
Captain George Plott. of Fort
Jackson, spent the week-end in
town with Mrs. Plott.
Lt. David Stentz, IT. S. Air
Corps, who has spent the past ten
days here with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. Dale Stentz, left Mon
day for Self ridge Field, near De
troit, where he will be stationed
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Mrs. Lester Poteate and three
young daughters left during the
week for Newport News, Va.,
where they go to join Mr. Poteate
who is now located there. They
were accompanied by Mrs. M. A,
Poteate who will be their guest for
a couple of weeks,
Mrs. J. C- Poore, of Jackson.
Ohio, is the guest of Mrs. L. S.
Gauldin, at the Hotel Gordon. Mrs.
Poore has spent the winter at the
Alhambra Hotel in West Palm
Mrs. Guy Withers,f Washing
ton. D. C. has returned tn Vipt
home after spending several days
here with her sister. Miss Lois
Mrs. H. 0. Champion. Miss Mar
garet Burgin and Miss Frances
Burgin, were recent guests of
friends and relatives in Gastonia
and Charlotte. They were accom
panied by Mrs. Lewis Brewer.
who visited her parents in Shelby.
Mrs. Mable Brown Abel rwnf
.v. . . .
m past weeK-end m Burnsville vis
Mr. and Mrs. William Shoolbred
motored to Elizabethton, Tenn.,
lucsuay, ror ineir mother, Mrs. J.
N. Shoolbred, who had just return
ed from an extended visit in Balti
more. Mrs. H. L. Frost of
Deinton, a sister of Mrs. Shoolbred,
accompanied them to Waynesville
ior a vis ltd
Captain and Mm rjrlo txr
Miles, who are now residing in
Atlanta, were the guests during the
week of the lattera
and Mrs. J. G. TerrelL They came
to Uke their young daughter,
Margaret Ann Miles and son, Earte
White Miles, Jr., home after vis
iting their grandparents. Cap
tain and Mrs. Miles hav
moved from Long Island to At
lanta, where the former was trans
ferred in hia Minniurfin. v
Mrs. 0. C. McLean, of Mills
River, is ill at the home of her
daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. L, C. Davis, in Hazelwood.
Mr. Hessie Caddy, Mrs. Cecil
Benfield and Cecil Gaddy returned
to Hazelwood Sunday after a visit
Reunion At Horn
And Mrs. Clayton V
The family of Mr. and M
Balentine, of Ware Shoal
helda, family reunion on
at the home of Mr. and M
ton Walker. 1
Among those present 1
iiu mis. li. ji. t,oin and
and Mrs. J. M. Balentine
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mr. ana airs, trskin Pi
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L,yiuan, o. ear. and Mri
"o- two cnuaren
S. C; Mr. and Mrs. J.'
tine, and Mr. and Mrs
tsaiencine and son. all
&noais; and Mr. and M4
Balentine and two ehiM,
and Mrs. Chas. Balentinel
and Mrs. William Balentii
Hazelwood Baptist W
Will Meet This After!
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iuo vyunmns JllSslona
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will meet as a circle at tl
oi Miss Lethia Knight oi
day at 2:30 o'clock.
Mr. and Mrs. R c
Owners 4nd managers of tj
way Hotel, have arrived I
Pkersburg and will short
the Parkway to guests,
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Miss Martha Wav.
taught in the Mt. Airy sehf
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Fab Briggs, of Raleii
attended the funeral of
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