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THE WAYNES VILLE MOUNTAINEER
She suueu iuov -
of the American kosb as-
tells Woman's Club
Lv To Grow Roses
n r W Murphy, of Asheville,
f kwn authority n roses,
IS the WaynesviUe Wora
f C Ub here on Thursday eve
t at the Hotel LeFame on
Z P anting and Cultivation of
'! In Western North Caro-
't Murphy was introduced by
,lr. James w. ivm.a, -
brief skeU H oi u -
I"1' .!.... and Trt.l.
th field of rose cultiva-
Dr. Murphy discussed the prep-.Li-Qf
the soil and followed
l r ...Hivafinn from
process oi iu w-.
fe beginning- to the cutting of
K buds for the home. He gave
anv new tneones icb"'"s
, thi, section and exploded a num
,r of generally accepted facts rel
, rse cultivation. He stated
Lt contrary to the general opin
L, the climate of Western North
arolina was meal ior w.e
, A tViot failure til
ation ot roses, nu i
w them was due to wrong nieui-
L of planting and care.
Fnllnwine his talk, E. D, Mit-
Ll, of Asheville, showed a num-
kT of slides in color oi roses ana
rious scenes taken in the garden
if Dr. Murphy in Asheville.
During the business session,
t,s, Cornelia IM lxon presemeu me
m of organizing a Choral group
rom the membership of the wora-
's Club and the Music Uub. fane
as aPPOinrea cnmiiiiaii m
liittee 'to make plans for forming
itch a group.
Mrs. J. W. Kiluan was elected
delegate to the State Federation
heeting of the North Carolina
'lute to be held in Asheville witn
irs. S. P. Gay as an alternate.
Jrs. Bonner Ray was elected al
emate to the president, who by
rtue of her office is a delegate.
Mrs. William Hannah, president,
Iresided. Hostesses for the eve-
ling were: Mrs. Mary E. Moore,
f Lake Junaluska, Mrs. W. L.
KcCracken, Mrs. Jimmy Boyd,
Mrs. John M. Queen, Mrs. Tom
awell, of Carrollton, Ga. A
large number of specially invited
jests were present.
James Francis, son of Mr. and
firs. Henry Francis, has returned
lo State College to resume his
tudies after spending the spring
lidays here. While here he and
p-o friends, Jim Davis and Hariey
fate, spent the week-end with his
ister, Miss Polly Francis, who is
ttenmng Virginia Intermont Col-
Miss Helen Plott was the guest
uring the past week of her uncle
nd aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Isen--r,
Civic League Meets
With Mrs. Campbell
and Mrs. H. Plott
Mrs. Homer Plott and Mrs. Roy
Campbell were associate hostesses
at a meeting of the WaynesviUe
Civic League on Wednesday even
ing at the home of the former. Mrs.
Rufus L. Allen, president, presided.
The plans for a elean-up week
in the community were discussed,
and it was decided to ask the town
authorities for additional recepta
cles for waste paper on the streets.
It was also decided to aid in
work for crippled children in the
community and county.
The president asked the full co
operation of the members for the
Chamber of Commerce and its
work for the coming year. She
pointed out what it had done for
the town in the past.
Mrs. Charles Gordon was elected
to membership in the league. An
nouncement was made of the next
meeting to be held with Mrs. W.
H. Liner on April 15th.
Eastern Star To
The WaynesviUe chapter of the
Eastern Star will meet tonight at
7:30 in their assembly room in the
A public installation to which
the public is cordially invited will
The following officers will be in
stalled: Worthy matron, Meta Di
cus; worthy patron, W. J. Camp
bell; associate matron, Annie How
ell, associate patron, Noble Gar
rett; conductress, Ruby Brown;
associate conductress, Ada Palmer;
secretary, Olive Green; treasurer,
Edna McGee organist Ruth Green;
marshall, Grace Queen ; chaplain,
Marion Allen; Warden, Ethel Brad
ley; sentinel, Marion Juanita Walk
er; Adah, Willie Francis; Ruth,
Lillian Ferguson; Esther, Gussie
McCracken; Martha, Grace Curtis;
Electa, Dorothy Green.
Local Women to Serve On
District UDC Committee
The following members of the
local chapter have been appointed
to serve on the organization of the
district meeting of the U. D. C.
which will convene in Franklin on
April the 7th: placement commit
tee, Mrs. Grover C. Davis; nomi
nating committee, Mrs. Thad How
ell; transportation committee, Mrs.
J. M. Queen, chairman, and Mrs.
J. H. Howell and Mrs. Noble Garrett.-
Mrs. Leonard Leatherwood, who
holds a position in the War De
partment and is now living in
Washington, D. C, joined her hus
band, Corporal Leatherwood for
a week-end visit last week at Fort
Knox, where he is stationed.
Floral Tribute to MacArthur
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Mrs. George C. Marshall, wife of the Chief of Staff of the United
States Army, shown with a bouquet of "Douglas MacArthur Sweet
peas" presented to her by David Burpee, who developed the new flower,
and named it to honor the hero of Bataan. Mrs. Marshall came from
Virginia to receive the bouquet at the opening of the National Flower
Show in New York. (Central Pre)
Mrs. Will K. Boone
Hostess Of Francis
Cove Home Club
Mrs. Will K. Boone was hostess
of the Francis Cove Home Dem
onstration Club at the March
meeting, with Miss Mary Margaret
Smith, county home agent, the
Miss Smith spoke on "Clothing
Needs," and urged the women to
take better care of their clothing
and to learn to sew at home.
The following reports were giv
en: Clothing, Mrs. Troy Wyche;
Poultry, Mrs. W. K. Boone; Dairy,
Mrs. Homer West; Garden, Mrs
Robert McCracken; Home Im
provements, Mrs. Roy Hightower ;
and Health, Mrs. Iola McElroy.
Reading certificates were pre
sented to Mrs. Robert McCracken,
and Mrs. Homer West. Mrs. Henry
Francis won the prize offered in
the recreation contest.
Mr. and Mrs. James Crisp, of
Brevard, spent the week-end here
with the latter's mother, Mrs. F.
Miss Mary Medford and Miss
Virginia Osborne, of the county
farm agent's office, left Tuesday for
Washington, D. C, where they will
visit the former's sister. Miss
Helen Medford. Mrs, Leonard
Leatherwood and Miss Marie Rob
ertson, They will be gone a week.
Mrs. Harold E. Fry, of Spring
City, Tenn., was the guest of her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Melton,
during the past week.
Now is the time to place your order for
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Club Will Hold Meeting
The March meeting of the Way
nesviUe Music Club will be held
with Mrs. Robert H. Stretcher and
Miss Nancy Killian as associate
hostesses at the home of the for
mer on Saturday afternoon. Mrs.
Henry Foy, president, will preside,
J. Dale Stents will have charge
of the program which will be on
Miss Anna Medford, student at
the Woman's College of the Uni
versity of North Carolina, spent
the week-end here with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Clark Medford.
Misses Betty Gene and Mary Lee
Alley, who are attending Montreat
Junior College, are spending the
spring holidays here with their
mother, Mrs. Margaret Hall Alley,
. Bobby Breece, student at Christ
School, is spending the spring
holidays here with his mother, Mrs,
Robert H. Breece.
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Miss Cornelia Watson, of Mt.
Kisco, N. Y., left Wednesday after
spending a week here as the guest
of Mrs. W. F. Swift. Miss Wat
son, who is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs, George Watson, the lat
ter former Miss Dorothy Muzzell,
is a student at Furman University.
Jimmie Ejwood, student : at
Christ School, is spending the holi
days here with his mother, Mrs.
Jack Elwood, who came down for
the vacation from Canton, Ohio,
where she joined Mr. Elwood for
T. Lenoir Gwyn, of the state ag
riculture department with- head
quarters in Raleigh, spent the
week-end in town with his family.
Lester Burgin, Jr., and a class
mate, Vance Price, both students
at Mars Hill College, spent the
week-end here with the former's
Mrs. Ada Graham left Monday
for her home in Spartanburg, after
a visit with her cousin, Mrs. Marie
Jack Messer returned from Ral
eigh on Saturday after attending
the state educational meeting.
Hugh Thomas Clark, of Lenoir,
spent the week-end in Hazel wood
Grover Bradshaw has returned
to Pasadena, Texas, after spend
ing two weeks here with his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Brad
shaw, and other relatives,
Miss Florence Kirk, of Owego,
N. Y., is making an extended visit
with her friend. Miss Helen Sack
ett, who is spending the winter at
the Maples on Walnut street.
Miss Louise Rotha is spending
several days in Charlotte where
she is the guest of friends.
Miss Catherine Hill, student at
Agnes. Scott College, is spending
the spring holidays here with her
grandmother, Mrs. Chas. R. Thom
as. Mr, and Mrs. Bob Ray had as
their guests for the pnst week two
of their granddaughters, Miss
Dorothy and Miss Virginia Whit
mire, of Clinton, S. C.
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Greer had
as their guests over the week-end
Mr, and Mrs. H. C. Biggers and
son, of 'Charlotte.'
Mrs. Roy Robinson has as her
guest this week her sister, Mrs
Deryl Ashe, of Franklin.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Gibson had
as their guests last week G. C.
Greene, of New Mexico, the lat-
Iter's brother, and C. L. Greene,
the latter's father, of Greens Creek
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest McElroy
and daughters, Billie Carole and
Patricia, of Pensacola, Fla., have
been visiting here for the past
Mrs. Bess Sloan Atkins has re
cently moved to Greenville, S. C
where she will make her home
with her son, Ben Atkins. Mrs
Atkins was former librarian of
the WaynesviUe Public Library,
Mrs. Henry Wigham, of Ashe
ville, was the guest of her mother
here this week.
Music Plays An Important Part
In Activities At Clyde School
By SARA HESTER , .... . . , , .
of children from the fourth through
For many years music educators the seventh grades.
have been striving to put into! Music is a medium of exprea-
every school a music program , jon f or every nation. We find,
suitable to the needs of that school, this true in a place as small as
We, at Clyde, have been working a classroom. A group of forty
to give to each child a music course iyj, an(j gjris join in singing ona
from the time he begins school un- g0ng, and they feel that they ars
til he reaches graduation from
Some of the objectives in such
a course are:
one. By this time au oi us are
familiar with the county music
festivals that have been held for
the past two years. It is a very
i ir u i: u t .' inspiring thing to see a thousand
1. e believe that every child " , . , ,
can eventually learn to sing ana
that is the basis of our course.
Our next step is to lead the child
to want to and to learn to sing
correctly. This is done through
songs written especially for that
2. Through music we try to de
velop a sense of rhythm. From
such simple things as rocking the
baby to sleep to very ' complicated
folk dances are practiced often.
children, most of whom have never
seen each other before, unite in
singing the same songs together.
In the singing of these songs is
found a spirit of unity that would
not be found in many other group
The high school glee club enjoy
ed a new kind of group work when
they joined with an outside glee
club to give three Christmas pro
grams. A spirit ot cooperation
aims will have been fulfilled.
V". I U...-IJ. ! iL.i .:n
Singing , games, marches, folk - -"
ances and activity songs are pre- .
sented to the child and be is en- From the school, each child
ou raged, to express h i m s e 1 f takes into the home and commun-
through his voice and with his body y Ms interest m music. -very
ns well, child who has received benefits
3. We are trying to develop in 1 through home, xhurch and various
Clyde school an appreciation of u T 1 'f
vrood music. The term "good mu-: 7'v'v " ' ";F:
sic" does not necessarily moan , PPle Join thfCIV ftndtV,!f
iD; ,i ,: rj .child can contribute something or
J. tllot on lvalue in music, then our musical
ing to it, has been thought about,1
as it was written, has been sung
by people of all countries for many ry j mi, A A a
years, is well performed and well j IvCUQ 1 nC TT dHl iUS
received by all types of people. If
we spend four months teaching a
child to enjoy Tschaikovsky's Nut
cracker Suite and in one program
he hears the same cheap music he
hud heard, then someone is tear
ing down our efforts. It is the re
sponsibility of all to keep alive
a keen appreciation for better mu-1
sic. ' ' . '-'I
We not only give to the child,
music through victrola records, but
their music lessons every day ars
aimed at developing an ear for
4. Although every child can learn
to sing, read, and enjoy music, not
every child is talented. A talented
child is encouraged to develop his
talent. As much time he can be
found is given to special groups.
A small number of children are
taking advantage of piano lessons
given them at hardly any cost at
all. High school students are giv
en the opportunity to take part in
glee club and special group work.
Clyde elementary school has the
only vested Junior choir in the
county. This choir is made up
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