s Hostess For
The Iron DufT Home Demonstra
on cluh held its February meet
\g at the |wme of Mrs. J. R Cald
ell Friday afternoon.
Mr*. Man-'" Medlord, president,
*ned the meeting with a devo
onal on "Opportunity '. She wel
uned as new members Mrs. G. C.
arks and Mrs. Ned Crawford.
Mrs Raymond Caldwell, secre
ry reported on the recent Coun
Councll. meeting and discussed
fferent projects as related to the
on Duff dub The club voted
unimoudy to endorse th?> "Club
obmb's Da> to be featured for
Mrs. J. Rj Caldwell. garden lead
discussed planning of the home
rden. Mrs Marian Medfurd
ultry leader, discussed the five
sic methods of chucken cook
Die denujnstration "Let's Make
the home agent with Mrs. Cald
II df mead rating her method of
During the social hour Mrs. F.
Davis iMOnducted a period of
'jjeation and awarded a prize to
s. Grady Davis.
Delightful refreshments were
ved by the hostess.
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he annual mother-daughter ban
erne was used and
jns .were present^
"racken served as
d welcomed the
to mothers was
ty Plemmons to
a Plemmons res
music was pre
itire FHA group. :
hase gave the in- |
?ature of the pro- I
presented a skit, I
jw and Patricia
ng the mothers of
pter mothers, and
irson, Mrs. Gaye
', Mrs. Fred Saf
i prepared by the
>sistance of their
?nn Noland. Mrs.
ry Caldwell, Mrs.
Mrs. Wayne Mc
vere members of
ters chapter and
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It. and J|rs R. N. Johnson and
M PearlBl.esley Johnson left
urday tot a trip to South Caro
a. FloridgtiLouisiana. and Texas,
"ty expectant be gone a month. '
Tea Is Planned
The executive board of the Rich
lend Garden Club will sponor a
tea on Saturday afternoon, the 20th,
as a benefit for the Elizabethan
Garden project fund. The affair
will be given at the home, of Mrs.
Elmer T Clark, at Lake Junaluska,
according to an announcement
made by Miss Lou Elva Eller,
president of the club.
The hours will be from 3.00 to
5 30 and the officers of the club
will be assisted by others in re
ceiving and serving.
The Garden Clubs of the state
are undertaking to reproduce on
Roanoke Island an English Garden
of the period of Queen Elizabeth.
The movement was started by Mrs.
Charles A. Cannon, of Concord
while she was president of the
Roanoke Island Historical Asso
The garden will be a fitting me
morial to the early settlers who
landed on Roanoke Island and thus
became the first English attempt
at coloniaztion in the new world
under Queen Elizabeth.
The project is attracting nation
wide interest. Since the announce
ment of its construction, John Hay
Whitney has donated priceless an
tique statuary, which has been
shipped from his home. "Green
wood," at Thomasville, Ga , to Roa
r.oke Island. It is said that he
was planning to donate the col
lccUion of garden features to a
museum when he heard of the pro
posed North Carolina Garden Club
Every garden club in the state
is being asked for a donation to
tnis memorial, which is one of the
outstanding projects ever under
taken by the women's organizations
of North Carolina.
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Brownie Troops To
Have Joint Meeting
The two Waynesville Brownie
Troops, under the leadership of
Mrs. Heinz Rollman. will be guests
of the two Hazelwood Brownie
troops at a meeting in the Hazel
wood Scout Hut, Thursday after
noon at 3 o'clock.
A program in observance of In
ternational Friendship Month will
be carried out with all members of
the four troops participating.
Mrs. Clyde Fisher and Mrs.
Dorothy Williams are leaders of
the Hazelwood troops.
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Clyde School PTA
Meets Next Thursday
Clyde School's PTA will meet
at the school February 18. it was
An erroneous report first set
the meeting time for the 11th.
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Mrs. Wayne Corpening and small
son. Harry, have returned to their
home in Winston-Salem after
spending a week in Waynesville
with friends and relatives.
Mr. Corpening joined his family
in Hendersonville and accompan
ied them home.
LITTLE THEATRE OFFICERS, elected last week
at an organizational meeting of Wavnesville's
new dramatics group, are (seated, left to right)
Mrs. Carrie Hannah, treasurer; Miss Jackie Sue
Mnwr, secretary-, and Mrs. Ila Campbell, board
member. Standing are Roger Walker, president,
and Walter Baermann, executive vice president.
Feb. 15. 7: 30 p.m., RatclifTe Cove
? Mrs. Mark Galloway, Mrs. Owen
Feb. 10, 2 00 p.m.. South Clyde
?Mrs. Robert Lindsay.
Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m., Waynesville
Homeinakers?Mrs. John Nesbitt.
Feb. 17, 2:00 p.m., Bethel?Mrs.
Hugh Terrell. Mrs. Earl Moore.
Feb. 18, 2:00 p.m., Dellwood?
Mrs. Grady Moody.
Feb. 19, 2:00 p.m., Crabtree
Hyder Mt.?Mrs. A. R. Davis.
To Meet Wednesday
The Practical Nurses Club will
meet Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in
the home of Mrs. Lura Davis, 307
The program will include the
showing of a 30-niinute sound film.
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Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Woody
and Mr. and Mrs. Dan Watkins left
this morning for a short stay in
Miss Ballard Will
Speak To Garden Club
Miss Louise Ballard, district di
rector of the North Carolina Gar
den Club, will be guest speaker at
a meeting of the Primrose Garden
Ctub in the home of Mrs. Joe Sta
nelli, Tuesday at 12:30 p.m.
Mrs. Kenneth Turner will be co
hostess for the meeting.
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Phoenix, Ariz., estimates that
about half the sales taxes assessed
there are paid by nonresidents.
Bride - Elect
Miss Mary Lou Ferguson, bride
elect ot Robert Wayne Kelley, was
the guest of honor at a party and^
miscellaneous shower given by Mrs.
Walter Ensley and Mrs. Fred
Troutman, Friday evening, in the
home of the former.
Games were played and Yefresh
menls served following presenta
tion of gifts to the bride-elect.
The guests included Miss Fergu
son and her mother, Mrs. Lois Fer
guson. Mrs. Robert Kelley, mother
of the bridegroom-elect, Mrs. Roy
Rhinehart, Mrs. Jason Smiley, Miss
Edna McCracken, Miss Elsie Mc
Cracken, Mrs. Edgar Robinson.
Mrs. Carl Hightower. Miss Velma
Slamey, Mrs. Bill Franklin, Mrs.
Sam Ferguson, Mrs. Rich Inman,
Mrs. Johnny Smiley, Mrs. Moody
Farmer, Mrs. Don Kelley, Mrs. J.
1). Kelley, Mrs. R. C. Lemming,
Mrs. Luther Shaw, Mrs. A. D. Gif
loid, Mrs. H. C. Ferguson, Mrs.
I.inwood Grahl, Mrs. Harley Rad
ford, Miss Ida Smiley, and Mrs.
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Miss Mary Lou Ferguson, daugh
ter of Mrs. Lois Ferguson, has com
pleted the plans for her marriage
to Robert Wayne Kelley, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Kelley.
The ceremony will take place in
II.e Ninevah Baptist Church, Satur
day, February 27, at 8 p.m., with
I he Rev. C. L. Allen officiating. A
program of music will be present
ed by Mrs. Walter James, pianist,
and Jack Kelley. soloist.
The bride will be given in mar
riage by her uncle, Carl Ferguson,
and will have as her matron of
honor and only attendant her sis
ter, Mrs. Douglas Bowen of New
port News, Va.
Douglas Bowen will serve as best
man and ushers will be Joe Kelley
and J. D. Kelley.
WINS TRIP ?S. E. C'onnatser,
district representative fur the
Jefferson Standard Life Insur
ance Company, has won a trip
to Quebec, Canada, in June, for
his sales record for the past year.
1 Mr. Connatser met his quota in
the first six months of conven
tion year, and lor 699 consecu
tive weeks has been a member of
the organization's "application
of the week club", lie has con
sistently made the club honor
roll every week since April 1936.
Today his firm is publishing their
47th annual report.
Exams For Practical
Nurses Set March 23
Examinations will be held for
practical nurse waiver candidates,
| Tuesday, March 23. at the Carolina
' Hotel In Raleigh, according to Mrs.
. Lura Davis, president of the Prac
tical Nurses Club.
Applications must be filed with
the North Carolina Board of Ex
aminers. Enlarged by February 26.
All practical nurses, not licens
ed. are requested to take the ex
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The Rev. C. R. Ross of Lake
Junaluska underwent an emer
gency operation in a Savannah.
Georgia hospital last Tuesday, ac
cording to word received here.
His condition is described as satis
Mr. and Mrs. Ross are spending
the winter months at 512 East 56th
Moose Lodge Are
Sought In Area
A. Gwin Miller Is here direct
i ing a membership campaign for the
Loval Order of Moose. He said that
some 40 members have been 11
ready signed, and that a meeting
would be held February 2^th, at
the Waynesville Restaurant for
completing campaign plans.
Miller said that 100 members are
required before a charter is grant
ed a local group. I
At the meeting on the 24th,
Frank Ray, of Ashboro. national di
rector, will be the speaker.
There are more than a million
members in 1,700 lodges of the
organization throughout the Eng
lish speaking world.
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Woman's Club Will
Meet Thursday At 3:30
The Waynesville Woman's Club
will hold a regular meeting Thurs
day afternoon at 3:30 o'clock in the
dinmg room of the First Methodist
The speaker will be Mrs. Hubert
Jacobs, a graduate of the Ameri
can University in Beyrouth. Le
banon. who will use as her subject,
"The Wonders of America".
Hostesses will be Miss Robina
Miller. Miss Pearl Harris, Mrs. H.
B Foy, Mrs. T. W. Bridges, and
Mrs. W. L. Kirkpatrick.
FOR SALE | ^
5-Knom llousr With Rath. Near
Town, on B<e Lot. $6,000.00.
4-Room llousr. Near Dellwood
On Highway. Good Business Lo
35 Acres, 2 Dwellings, Near
Sown. Reasonable Price.
Small Home In Town On Good
SEE MR. HOLT
L. N, DAVIS CO.
?H A BRIGHT NEW
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... their patented, one-piece sole and heel
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How Jefferson Standard GROWS!
Farts from the 47th Annual Report
Life Insurance Company
47TH ANNUAL STATEMENT*
December 31, 1953
Sleeks, Preferred A Common . 33,372,993
Mortgage Loans 153,114,444
Leas Back Real Estate . . > 16,688,083
Other Real Estate Including
Heme Office Building . . ? 3,819,278
Loans to Policyholders ? . ? 23,335,805
All Other Assets ..... 11,896,566
TOTAL ASSETS .... $355,6*17,333
Policy Reserves $231,430,940
Reserve for Policy Claims . ? 1,137,437
Policy Proceeds Left with
Company ....... 31,690,136
Dividends for Policyholders . . 3,581,621
Investment fluctuation Fund . 9,223,780
Other LisdMlities and Reserves . 12,334,421
TOTAL LIABILITIES . . . $309,617,333
Contingency Reserve . ? . 3,000,000
Capital and Surplus . . . 41,000,000
?This statement has been filed with the Insurance
Departments of the District of Columbia. Puerto
Rico and the 29 states in which the Company
operates, and has been examined by A. M. Pullcn
A Company. Certified Public Accountants, Greens
boro, North Carolina. ~ ?
Greater Strength?Assets increased $30,764,928 to an all
time high of $355,617,335. Capital, Surplus and Contingency
Reserves showed a gain of $5 Million and amounted to $46 Million
at year-end?an extra bulwark of safety.
Faster Growth ?At the end of 1953 more than 365,000
policyholders were protected by $1,235,240,245 of Jefferson
Standard life insurance, an increase of $98,573,964 for the year
and a new Company record.
Extra Service ?In 1953 Jefferson Standard policyholders
continued to receive 4% interest on dividend accumulations and
policy proceeds left with the Company at interest. 4% is the highest
rate of interest paid by any major life insurance company.
. 1? For the seventeenth consecutive year Jefferson Standard main
tained its leadership among all major life insurance companies in net
rate of interest earned on invested assets. The rate in 1953 was 4.34%.
2? Payments to policyholders and^bcneficiaries reached a new high in
1953 ? $15,436,907. Policyholders and beneficiaries have received a
total of $242,217,512 from Jefferson Standard since organization of
the Company in 1907.
3. Sales of new life insurance during the past year soared to a new
high ? $163,154,573. 1953 marked the second consecutive year that
sales have exceeded the $150 Million mark.
Jefferson Standard takes much pride in its Field Force of com
petent managers and agents. Much time and effort are devoted to the
selection and training of these men and women. Today Jefferson Stand
ard's representatives are better informed and better trained than ever
before to serve the needs of their policyholders.
C* ** represents the JstFsrson Standard. Jefferson
t Standard, now guaranteeing 2'z'r on policies currently
ITU* J issued, has never paid less than 4'r interest on dividend
a k accumulations and policy proceeds left with the Company
1 ' at interest.
J 4% IS THF HIGH! ST RATI- OF INTFRFST PAH)'
BY ANY MAJOR LIF I INSURANCE COMPANY.
S. E. CONNATSER
38Vi Main Street Waynenville
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HOME OFFICE ? GREENSBORO, N. C.
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