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Becomes Bride Of
John R. Carver
Announcement has been made of
the marriage of Miss Marguerite
Clark, daughter of Mrs. Dee Clark
and the late Mr. Clark, to John R.
Carver, both of Waynesville.
The vows were solemnized on
Thursday, November 24th, in
Greenville, S. C, in the presence of
a few close friends.
The bride wore a tan traveling
suit with tan accessories. Mrs,
Carver received her education in
the Fines Oeek high school and
at the Western Carolina Teachers
College. She was a member of
the faculty of the Fines Creek
high school for two years where
she taught music and for the past
year she has been teaching in the
Hazelwood school. '.
Mr. Carver Is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Nathan Carver, of Way
nesville.. He is ' at present en
' gaged in farming and is also em
ployed by the government postal
service. He fa. a graduate of the
"Waynesville township high school.
For the present Mr. and Mrs.
Carver will reside in Waynesville.
Pat Dungan, who is attending
the local high school here and is
residing with his aunt, Mrs. Bob
Coin, has gone to Elizabethton,
Tenn., where he spent Christmas
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
J. Dale Stentz, who holds a po
sition with the government at a
defense plant in South Carolina,
returned Sunday to his work, after
spending Christmas with Mrs,
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combat war gases in a demonstration before official! of the .Office ol
Civilian Defense. Some of the hundred are shown above terilizinr Bid
gas masks after the demonstration. Heading the line is MarcelU
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Miss Nell Campbell
Joins the WAAC's;
Given Dinner Party
Mrs. R. G. A. Campbell and
Miss Wylma Campbell were hos
tesses on Sunday of a turkey din
ner in honor of Miss Nell Camp
bell. The Christmas motif was ob
served throughout the appoint
Miss Campbell has recently been
accepted for service in the Wom
an's Army Auxiliary Corps and is
awaiting orders to report for ac
tive duty at one of the training
Those enjoying the affair were;
Mrs. D. C. Campbell, Miss Nell
Campbell, Miss Betty Phelps, Miss
Jane Phelps, Bobby Phelps and
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Scruggs,
of Newton, spent the holidays in
Hazelwood with the latter s par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe M. Tate,
and other relatives,
Mrs. , Earl Massey spent the
Christmas holidays with her hus
band. Private Earl Massey, who
is stationed at Camp Wheeler, Ga.
Mrs. Grover Crawford, of High
Point, spent part of last week here
with her sister, Mrs. G. C. Sum
Chester Davis, who holds a po
sition in Newport News, spent the
holidays here with his parents, Mr.
arid Mrs. Spurgeon Davis.
Miss Fredia Waddell spent the
week-end in Asheville at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Rice.
Agnes Jane Roberson
Given Party On Third
Birthday Last Wednesday
Acnes Jane Roberson, young
daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Stuart
Roberson, was hostess of a party
on last Wednesday afternoon in
observance of her third birthday
anniversary. She was assisted in
receiving and entertaining her
guests by her mother, Mrs. Paul
Hyatt and Mrs. Lucile Hardin.
The Christmas motif was noted
throughout the colorful appoint
ments. Around the lighted Christ
mas tree was a gift for each child
A moving picture was shown en
titled "Merry Christmas." Pictures
were taken of each child so that
they may be finished to use in
the movie projector.
Refreshments were served to the
following: Ann Williamson Pre
vost, Ann Hardin, Nancy Talley,
Ginger Hamilton, Marguerite Rubs,
Adora Lee Prevost, Florence Ann
Bowles, Linda Stovall, Betty Bar
ber, Jane Davenport, Salinda Di
cus, and Jane Clapp.
Bill Prevost, Joe Liner, Bill
Crawford, Stephen Woody, Skip-
per Sloan. Tommy Massie. and
Mrs. Howard Jennings, the for
mer Miss May Crawford, of Sum
ter, S, C, is spending sometime
with her mother, Mrs. W. T. Craw
ford. Her husband, PFC How-
ard Jennings of the U. S. Marines,
is now stationed at Parris Island.
Miss Emily Siler. who has been
residing in Lumberton, where she
is connected with the county wel
fare department, is spending the
Christmas holidays with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Siler.
Sarah E. Rathbone
Becomes Bride Of
The wedding of Miss Sarah Eva
Rathbone of Lake Junaluska, to
Hilliard Higgins, of Asheville and
Meherrin, Va., was solemnized in,
a ceremony Saturday at 6:30
o'clock at Iong's Chapel Methodist
church at Lake Junaluska.
The Rev. Miles McLean, pastor,
performed the ceremony. The vows
were spoken before an altar of
evergreens and baskets of white
gladioli, with white tapers in
wrought iron candelabra placed in
the center of the evergreens.
Miss Emma Kate Hayes, of
Asheville, gave a program of wed
ding music prior to the ceremony.
Miss Hayes sang "I Love You
Truly" and "Believe Me If All
Those Endearing Young Charms."
She was accompanied by Miss
Anna Glosser, pianist.
The bride was given in marriage
by her father. She wore a floor
length ivory satin dress with shir
red waist, sweetheart neckline,
with covered buttons to the waist
Lt. Grace Plott
Is Expected Home
For 30-Day Leave
Lt. Grace Plott, U. S. Army
Nursing Corps, who has not been
home in 22 months, is expected to
arrive sometime during the second
week of January for a visit with
her family here.
Lt. Plott was stationed in Ja
maica for 18 months in a govern
ment hospital. Four months ago
she was transferred to Porto Rico,
where she has since been station-'
Lt. Plott will be given a 30-day
leave and will make the trip to
New York and to this section by
Mrs. Howard Hyatt spent
Christmas in Sylva with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Gib
son. Shortly after the holidays
she plans to join Private Hyatt,
U. S. Army, who is stationed in
Miss Marv Lee and Miss Betty
Jean Alley, who are students at
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in fno hort an1 ahnrt train Her the Womaiu College 01 me UIU
vpil w of finrtin lentrth and versity of North Carolina, spent
was caught to a tiara of pearls, last week with their mother, Mrs,
and her bridal bouquet was of Margaret Alley, iney
visitine their grandparents, Judge
and Mrs. Felix E. Alley, and their
aunt, Miss Edna Hayes, in Way
Miss Hazel Trantham, of Bridge-
ton, N. J., who spent tne onrist-
mas holidays here with ner par
ents. Mr. and Mrs. William Tran
tham and family of Waynesvme,
route 2, returned to New Jersey
Stanley Bradinar and R. W,
Pearce have returned from a busi
ness trip to West Virginia,
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Campbell
have returned from Greenville, S
C. where they visited the latter's
bone; is a graduate of Waynesville fanily during the Christmas noli
high school and attended hue en- days.
nett College in London, Ky., and
Blanton's Business College. At
present, she is doing secretarial
Pvt. and Mrs. Johnnie Cudde-
back were the guests during the
week of the latter's parents at
Mr. and Mrs. Rufus H. Black-
well had as their guests during the
Christmas holidays their son-in-
law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
white roses and lilies of the valley.
Her only attendant was her sis
ter, Mrs. Mary Williams. Mrs.
Williams wore a pink satin dress
with puffed sleeves, turned back
collar, tight bodice and full skirt.
Her flowers were pink roses.
The bride's mother wore a dress
of winter mint green, with a cor
sage of mixed flowers in pastel
Frank Gregory, of Asheville,
served as best man. Ushers were
J. B. Soesbee and Willard Lenoir
Moody, brother-in-law of the bride.
For traveling, the bride wore an
aqua suit with wine accessories,
and a corsage of white roses.
Mrs. Higgins, who is the daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Rath-
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Battle and
two children, James Wayne, Jr.,
and Betty Battle, of Bryson City,
spent Christmas here with Mr. and
Mrs. G, C. Plott. Mrs. Battle is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Plott and was the former Miss
Anna Jean Plott
Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Benfield and
daughter, Barbara, of Lenoir,
spent a few days here last week
with the latter's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Robert McElroy.
Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Waddell had
as their guests last week the lat
ter's sister, Miss Mamie Odem, and
cousin, Miss Nora Rosenbalm.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rhinehart,
of Canton, were the guests of the
latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. t.
C. Plott, during the Christmas
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Killian, of
Asheville, were the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. J. W. Killian during the
Mrs. Robert Mull spent the
Christmas holidays with her hus
band, Robert Mull, U. S. marines,
who is now stationed at Parris
Island where he is taking special
Noble Garrett, Jr., son of Mr.
and Mrs. Noble Garrett, who is a
student at Christ Schoolis spend
ing the Christmas
with his parents.
Curtis and Mi, KaZl?
erwood, Students at Bpr o n
have returned to resume th;.
after spending the ZSV
with the r family ays h
Mrs. Mary Mooro ....j
Stephanie Moore, of Lak" j
msKa, nave closed their
the Lake for the winter
and are now guests at Oak pZ
until the closing of Central 7
Harry Hyatt, of Norfolk, Va.,
spent Christmas with his family
on the Eagles Nest Road.
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Col. and Mrs, W. L. Lee, of
Gatlinburg, who had planned to
spend a week, returned to Gat
linburg on Saturday, the former
having been called back home for
Cadet Billv Hvatt of the U. S.
Merchant Marines, visited his par
ents. Mr. and Mrs, Harry Hyatt,
during the holidays. Cadet Hyatt
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Miss Cordelia Burgess has re
turned to Bridgeton, N. J., after
spending the Christmas holidays
here with her parents.
Miss Elizabeth Francis, assist
ant county home demonstration
agent of Iredell county, is spend
ing the Christmas holidays here
with her parents. Mr, and Mrs
Chas. C. Francis.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam H. Bushnell
and young daughter, of New Bern,
were the guests during Christmas
week of the former's mother, Mrs.
S. H. Bushnell, and sister, Mrs,
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Francis, of
Wilmington, spent the Christmas
holidays here with the former's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. "Chas. C.
Francis at their home in the Rat-
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh J. Sloan and
young : son, of Kenansvilie, were
the guests during Christmas week
of the former's father, Hugh J
Sloan, at "Blink Bonnie."
Miss Meta Dicus, who is a stu
dent at Lees McRae College, 13
spending the holidays with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. P, Dicus
Miss Lois Massie, 6tudent at the
University of Tennessee, is spend
ing the Christmas vacation with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy
Miss Charlene Rotha, who is at
tending Woman's College of the
University of North Carolina, is
spending the Christmas vacation
here 'with her parents,. Mr. and
Miss Edith and Harriett Atkin
son left last Tuesday for Richmond,
Va., where they will visit their
sister, Mrs. William Rockefeller
Nash, who is residing there tem
porarily while her husband, , Lit.
Nash, is stationed in that vicinity.
Mrs. James Rathe and daughter,
of New York, have arrived to join
Mr. Rathe. Mr. Rathe holds s
position with the Wellco Shoe Cor
Mrs. Wesley Vrabel has return
ed from Fort Eutes, Va.. where
she spent a week with her hus
band, Private Wesley Vrabel.
Mrs. Howard Bryson, Haywood
county public health nurse, spent
the Christmas holidays with her
mother and sister in Statesvlle.
Mr, and Mrs. T. L. Bramlett had
as their guests during the holidays
for a brief visit the latter's sister,
Mrs. H. E. Deal, of Sherwood, and
her son and daughter-in-law, J.
Marvin Deal, first gunner's mate
in the U. . Navy, and Mrs. Deal.
Mr. and Mrs. John M. Queen,
Jr., of Aiheville, spent the Christ
mas holidays here with the for
mer's parents, M and Mrs, John
Miss Josephine Plott, who holds
a position with the Newport News
Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Com
pany, spent the Christmas holidays
here with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. G. C. Plott.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Rose and
daughter, Miss Frances, spent the
Christmas week-end with relatives
Miss Katheryn Queen, who is
now located in the office of the U.
S. Employment service in Raleigh,
pent the Christmas holidays here
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
John M. Queen.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Tate and
small daughter, Patsy, and Willie
Tate, of Newton, spent the holidays
here with relatives.
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