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THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAtfiBCR
Marriage Of Miss Mabel Clark
And Lt. Cor petting Solemnized
Miss Mabel Clark and Lieuten
ant Wayne A. Corpening were mar
ried Wednesday afternoon at five
o'clock in a quiet ceremony at the
First Methodist Church with the
pastor, the Rev. J. Clay Madison,
pronouncing the vows. The ring
ceremony was used.
The altar of the church was ar
ranged in vases of flowers in the
patriotic shades of red, white and
Mrs. H. G. Hammett, organist,
rendered the nuptial music, play
ing the traditional marches for the
processional and the recessional.
During the ceremony she softly
rendered "I Love You Truly."
There were no attendants, the
bride and the bridegroom entered
the church together. The bride
wore a white tailored suit, with
navy and white accessories. Her ,
corsage was of red rose buds, lil
ies of the valley and gypsophelia.
The bride is the daughter of Mrs.
Nellie Clark, of Waynesville and
the late Dee Clark. She is a gradu
ate of Western Carolina Teachers
college and formerly taught in the
Haywood County schools. At the
time of her marriage she was sec
retary to the Massie Theatres.
Lt. Corpening is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. O. E. Corpening of Hen
dersonville. He is a graduate of
the North Carolina State College,
where he was a member of the Al-
Next time he will wear his
When fire finds a house
holder without enough in
surance there is no next
time in so far as that
property is concerned it's
gonc.ThatVwhy the best
time to take out insurance
is before the fireT
L. N. Davis & Co.
.Real Estate Rentals Insurance
"Satisfaction With Safety"
Phone 77 Main Street
Miss Doris Ensley
Becomes Bride Of
Lt. Geo. B. Davis
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Ensley, of
Gainesville, Fla., and Hazelwood,
have announced the marriage of
their daughter, Doris, to Lt,
George Bennie Davis, on Sunday,
The ceremony was performed by.
Dr. Elisha A. King in the home
of the bridegroom s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Harold R. Davis. Miss
Frances Vandiver was the bride's
only attendant, and Gordan Man
chester best man.
The bride was given in mar
riage by her father and wore an
afternoon dress of Biscayne blue
crepe with matching lace, and a
white off the face hat. Her cor
sage was of gardenias. Miss Van
diver wore pink pique with appli-
qued flowers, and large hat of
white straw. Mrs. Eugifoe H.
Ensley, mother of the bride, wore
pale green sheer with white ac
cessories; Mrs. Davis, mother of
the bridegroom, wore white Jersey
printed in dubonnet.
Lt. Charles Brandon. Kamia
Sigma fraternity brother of the
bridegroom, attended the wedding.
The two were classmates at the
, University of Florida from which
Lieutenant Davis was graduated
from in May, Mr. Davis and his
bride are spending their honey
moon in Miami Beach, while he is
awaiting orders from the army.
Miss Ellen Louise Killian
Gives Tea For Miss Alley
Miss Ellen Louise Killian will
entertain with a tea on Saturday
atternoon, July 4th, from four to
five o clock at the home of her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Kil
lian as a courtesy to Miss Corinne
Alley, whose marrige to Leon M.
Killian, Jr., will take place this
This is the first of a number of
affairs which will honor the bride
elect who is the daughter of Mrs.
Doyle D. Alley.
Married In Greenville, S. C.
MRS. WALTER J. FRANKLIN, who before her marriage to
Pvt. First Class Walter J. Franklin, was Miss Ruth Lucile Simmonds,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lacy Burton Simmonds.
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Shelton. of
Newport News, Va., are visiting
the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
O. H. Shelton.
" ' ...
Mrs. Rufus Queen and young
daughter, Donna Joe, of Newport
News, Va. are visiting the for
mer's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. L.
pha Zeta fraternity.
Lt. Corpening, who held a com
mission in the U. S. Reserve Corps.
formerly served as assistant eouh-
y farm agent and later as agent
of Haywood County. He was call
ed to duty in February and has
been stationed at Fort Bragg since
he entered the service.
The couple left immediately fol
lowing the ceremony for a wedding
trip of unannounced destination.
During The Month Of June, Our
Customers Bought v
$3 1,54 1.25
. IN WAR BONDS
At This Bank
The July quota for Haywood is $62,900. The
June quota was $41,800.00. ..That means everyone must
do just a little better than we have been. We must
reach the goal. Your country expects it of you to buy
bonds every pay day.
Our fighting men are
doing their part your
part is to boy bonds
every pay day pot 10
of your earnings into
War Bonds start this
"Tfte Friendly Bank?9
First National Bank
Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
($5,000 Maximum Insurance For Each Depositor)
Mrs. Clyde Fisher, Miss Ruth and
Miss Edna Summerrow were joint
hostesses of a dance on Tuesday
night in compliment to Miss Alma
rie Robinson, who left yesterday
afternoon for Newport . News
where she has recently accented a
The affair was given at the
studio of Miss Evelyn Craig on
Mam street and around fifty guests
were present. Both round and
square dancing featured the enter
tainment of the evening.
I he hostesses were assisted hv
mrs. Koy KoDmson, mother of the
honor guest, in receivintr. Ices
and cakes were served during the
The regular monthly meeting of
one waynesville chapter on the
order of Easter Star, 165, will be
held Thursday evening at 8 o'clock
in the assembly room at the Ma
sonic Temple. The district deputy
grand matrons and the district
deputy grand patron will make an
unofficial visit at this time. All
members are urged to be present.
Visiting member are cordially in
Mr. and Mrs. Everett McElroy
and two daughter, Billy Carole and
Patricia Jean, of Pensacola, Fla..
are spending a week here as the
guests of the former's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Joe McElroy.
Becomes Bride Of
Pvt. W. F. Franklin
Mr. and Mis. Lacy Burton Sim
monds have announced the marri
age of their daughter, Miss Ruth
Lucile Simmonds, to Private, First
Class, Walter J. Franklin, of Com
pany "H", 120th Infantry, station
id at Fort Jackson.
The vows were solemnized on
June 20th at Greenville, S. C.
Ken Moore, also of Fort Jackson,
accompanied the couple to Greenville.
The bride wore a pink afternoon
frock of sheer material and her
accessories were in a soft shade of
tan. Mrs. Franklin is a graduate
of the Waynesville township high
school and since her graduation
has been engaged in secretarial
The bridegroom is the son of
Walter R. Franklin and the late
Mrs. Franklin. He has been in
the service for the past 21 months.
Lucille Messer Wedded
To Norman Owen In
Baltimore, Md., June 12
i Social Activities
Of Week Center At
The Piedmont . Hotel, popular
summer resort, has been the cen
ter of a number of social affairs
during: the Dast week, which in
eluded dinner parties, dances and
On Thursday evening Mr. and
Mrs. Hyatt were hosts of a dinner
party as a courtesy to Mrs, James
R. Thomas and Mr. and Mrs. John
Frank Hodges, of Lenoir City,
Tenn. Others included were Mrs.
Roy Campbell, William Hyatt and
On Friday evening a large dance
attended by both the younger and
older dancing groups was held in
the pavillion a the hotel. Teddy
Martin and his orchestra furnished
music for the evening.
Prior to the dance Mr. and Mrs.
Hyatt were hosts of a dinner party
in compliment to Mrs, W. A.
Hyatt and William Hyatt, who
were observing their brithday an
niversaries. The affair was given in the
private dining room of the hotel.
The table was decorated in rho
dodendron and honeysuckle, with
attractively arranged place cards
of flowers marking the places of
the guests. The room was lighted
in Candles in graduated effects.
Guests included Mr. and Mrs. W.
A. Hyatt, William Hyatt, Miss
Nancy Hyatt, Don Hyatt and
Terry Turner, who all remained
for the dance.
On Saturday evening Mr. and
Mrs. Hyatt were hosts of a party
in compliment to Mr. and Mrs.
Laneau Foster, of Columbia, and
their dancing students, who have
been spending some time at. the
Games and dancing featured the
evening with a number of vocal
selections by the students and A.
L. Law, of Miami.
In addit:on to the guests at the
hotel ths 'ollowing attended from
Waynesville: J. D. Hyatt, Willowby
Cox, Tommy Davis, Dick Hall, Fred
Martin, Aaron Hyatt, Bobbie
Hardin, and Jimmy Elwood.
MRS. OSCAR HOWELL, who
before her marriage on : May 16,
in Greenville, S. C, was the former
Miss Polly Liner, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Sam P. Liner.
Polly Liner Wedded To
Oscar Howell, May 16th
In Greenville, S. C.
Miss Mildred Rogers arid Miss
Frances Burress spent the week
end in Canton with Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam P. Liner have
announced the marriage of their
daughter, Miss Polly Liner, to Os
car Howell, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Clinton Howell, both of Waynes
ville. The marriage took place in a
quiet ceremony in Greenville, S,
C:, on May 16th. They were ac
companied by the bride's sister.
Both the bride and bridegroom
are graduates of the Waynesville
township high school.
Mr. Howell is employed by the
Dayton Rubber Manufacturing
plant in Hazelwood.
Women of Methodist
Church to Meet Tuesday
The woman's society of Chris
tian Service of the Fines Creek
church met with Mrs. Carl Green
on Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. F. L.
Rev. M. E. Harbin, pastor of
the church, and members took part
on the interesting program. After
the meeting a social hour was enjoyed.
For Eastern S(5
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of Eastern Star ! , . J
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Ruth Green, Mr xT
Mrs. Edn , r-S- Ada
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Louise Liner Mrs vJ ,
Noble W. Garrett, fp9
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Asheville, X. C.
Miss Almarie Robinsoln, who
has been private secretary to Wil
liam Med ford, attorney, left yes
terday for Newport News, Va.,
where she has recently accented
a position. Mr. Medford, who has
volunteered in the naval reserve
expects to be called to duty some
time in the near future.
Miss Sarah Welch left Wednes
day afternoon for Newport News,
Va, Miss Welch was formerly in
charge of the NYA office here.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Tate had as
their guests over the week-end
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Tate and daugh
ter, Patsy, and Mr. and Mrs. Hom
er Scruggs, all of Newton.
Corporal James Knight, of Fort
Jackson, and Mrs. Knight, of Mor-
ganton, spent a few days here last
week with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Messer, of
Cove Creek, have announced the
marriage of their daughter, Miss
Lucille Messer, to Norman Owen,
both of Salem, N. J.
The vows were taken on Friday,
June 12th, in Baltimore, with the
Rev. E. Z. Wallis performing the
ceremony. The ring service was
The bride wore a suit of blue
and her accessories were in a
harmonizing shade of blue.
The couple were accompanied to
Baltimore by the bride's sister.
Mr. and Mrs. Owen plan to make
their home in-Salem, where they
both hold positions.
Mrs. Lucius Hudson has return
ed home after spending a few
days in Newport News with her
brother and sister-in-law.
Mrs. E. A. Greer was called to
Hendersonville last week due to
the death of her mother, Mrs.
Isabell Staton. She was joined on
Saturday by Mr. Greer and chil
dren, also her daughter, Miss Jinnie
Greer, who is attending Brevard
College, and another daughter,
Mrs. T. S. Chance, of Wilmington,
Mrs. Chance is spending this week
YOU'RE TELLING MEi
-By WILLIAM RITT
Central Press Writer
JUNIOR thinks $25,000,000 is
little enough to pay for that
new road from Alaska, seeing
as how it's bound to speed up
Santa Claus gift deliveries.
i ! ! ..
Zadok Dumbkopf says its nat
ural that the Germans would be
alt washed up in the Donets
! ..!. !
Most persons do not sing
while bathing, a survey shows.
Then those who do, sing awfully
! ! !
Which reminds us that a
newspaper writer has forecast
the return of wooden bathtubs.
That's a k. with us if someone
has discovered how to thorough
ly soundproof 'em, .
":''.'.".!. ! !
By this time the common man
in Italy should feel fairly cer
tain that he's just a plain come
on man. :
' ,!' ! I
Grandpappy i e k i n a says
women have no poetry In their
soul. Comes the first beautiful
day with Its promise of spring
nd the wife sends him up to
clear out the attic!
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The starfish, says Factographa,
has an eye on the end of each
of its five arms and can see in
all directions. Boy, what a re
porter he would make!
a The Buy of The Season
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the Loveliest SHEEf!
x in All Minn PS
Regular $4.00 Dresses
Special $1 99
Our opening: Friday was a grand success. The
many who visited our new and modern store
were most gracious in passing on to as such
fine compliments about the building and the
large stock of merchandise.
You are always welcome here.
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Haywood's Most Modern Store"
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