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TI1D- DUPLIN TIMES
FRIDAY, JUNE 30th, 1950
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CAKE-CUTTING t ,
"V Immediately following the re
hearsal of the Lancaster-Thomas
wedding on Thursday evening, Mes
damea O. S. Best, L. H. Brown,
Purcell Jones and Miss Rebecca
Best entertained at a cake-cutting
at the home of Mrs'Best Mesdamea
Best and Brown greeted guests at
'T anH rail -lurnatlnna and Dink can
dles In crystal candelabra decorated
the mantle nd cdffee table.
Guests were invited Into the din
ing room where Miss Betty Best of
Goldsboro, Miss Rachel Hall of Wil
mington and Miss Rebecca Best of
Warsaw served cake, mints and
nuts. Mrs. D. E. Best of Goldsboro
. jTpreslded at the punch bowl which
cornered one end of the dining ta
ble. At the other end was placed
af three-tiered wedding cake. Crys-
tal Candelabra holding pink tapers
centered the table. The buffet also
held pink-tapers In candelabra. Pe
tunias and verbena were used else
where in the room. '
Around thirty guests composed
of the wedding party and out of
town people attended.
Mrs. Hector McNeil entertained
members of the Warsaw Garden
Club, -their husbands and invited
guests at a picnic supper in the
Legion Home Thursday evening.
rn to weather conditions the nic-
ale could not be -held on the Mc-
ell lawn as planned.
Garden hate and baskets filled
With daisies decorated the Home.
The supper was served buffet style.
John Steed won first prize and
. Alfred West won 2nd and 3rd prt
tes in the bird house contest, spon
sored among the 'Boy Scouts of
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Holmes, Mr.
and Mrs. James Davis, and Mrs.
' led. Other invi'ted guests were Mrs.
" J. W. Qulnn, Mr. and Mrs.
Bill Leinbeck, Mrs. M. A. Smith,
Mrs. Rivers Johnson, Rivers John
son, Jr., John Fonville and Lee
Mrs. Joyce Burton was hostess to
her club Wednesday night at two
tables of bridge. White gladioli,
gardenias and hydrangeas decorat-
u FINEST THEATRE
Frli Sat June 30, July 1st
With ANDY MURPHY
And WANDA HENDRIX.
Sun. . Mon. July . 2-3
, MY FRIEND ERMA
- rw niiEs west
Tues. Wed.. July 3-4
. r PEGGY
With DIANA LYNN, CHARLES
COB URN, CHARLOTTE GREEN.
WOOD, BARBARA LAWRENCE.
Than. Frl. July 6-7 ; '
n SURPRISED HIS WIFE
vY's:..".-'-'-' . .- ' ."
' . With ROBERT WALKER
And JOAN LESLIE. "
Saturday, July 8
"Here Tenptatlon Lurks"
With FARLEY GRANGER '
And CATHY ODONNELL. t,
'SUN. MONi July 2-3
v With Diana Lynn '.
And Charles Coburn.
TUESDAY, July 4
With Richard Widnrk,
And Gene Tierney,' . . ;
WEDNESDAY, July S
L 1 LI id
ed the home.
Mrs.: Robert Frederick won a
Revlon Matchmaker Set for high
score.; Traveling . prize, pill box,
went to Mrs. Ralph Best, Jr. Mrs.
Caswell Moore, recent bride, re
ceived a blue hobnail vase.
During the game coca colas and
cornets, were served and at the
conclusion the hostess served con
gealed fruit salad and sandwiches
to Mesdames Best, Frederick, Mo
pre, Mitchell Britt, R. W. Riggs,
Eleanor MoColman and Maurice
BRIDGE CLUB MEETS
On Friday evening Mrs. Al Bana
dyga entertained her bridge club
at her home. For high score among
members Mrs. George Hopkins won
plastic sifters. Visitor's high, also
sifters, went to Mrs. Albert New
kirk. Mrs. Newkirk also received
a batter bowl for traveling.
During progressions Mrs. Bana
dyga served tidbits and drinks, and
at the conclusion she served chiffon
cake and ice cream.
Guests included Mesdames New
kirk, Hopkins, Arthur Cooke, Lau
ghton Albertson, E. W. Whltaker,
Belton Minshew, and Irene Martin.
The SaHie E. Johnstone Bible
Class met Monday night with Mrs.
B. C. Surratt. There were 13 mem
bers and one visitor present. Mrs.
Surratt presided. Little Miss Mary
Elizabeth Thornton of Metoane gave
the devotional. She closed with a
prayer. Mrs. H. R. Hipp presented
the study. The hostess served grape
juice sundae, cookies and mints.
Miss Georgia Anne Hopkins en
tertained at a party Tuesday night
celebrating her 15th birthday.
About 30 young people gathered
to dance and play games. Cake, ice
cream, punch and potato cnips
were served from a table holding a
white birthday cake, decorated in
pink and green and bearing 15 pink
candles. The honoree received many
Miss Connie Frederick, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frederick
celebrated her 6th birthday on
Thursday afternoon. A chocolate
birthday cake holding 6 blue can
dles centered the dining table, from
which Mrs. Frederick, assisted by
Miss Carol Baars served cake, ice
cream and lemonade. There were
18 present Connie received many
attractive gifts. Favors consisted' of
whistles for the boys and barrettes
for the girls.
Charles West son of Mr. and Mrs.
Milton West celebrated his 4th
birthday Saturday afternoon with
a party at his home. A birthday
cake in pink, green and white, sur
rounded with summer greenery,
was served from the porch. With
the cake was ice cream and lemon
ade. Favors were novelty baloons.
Miss Anne West assisted Mrs. West
in serving. Those present were
Dwight Smith, Allen Lloyd Smith,
Charles Stevens, Buzzy Banadyga
and Lee West.
Mies Marwrv Thomas was comDli
minted Tuesday nleht when Miss
Mae Brock entertained at a "come
and sit tea" in her honor at the
Brock residence on Hill Street.
The hnnnree was met at the door
by Miss Brock who presented her
with a corsage of gardenias, xne
living room mantle was decorated
with dementis, interspersed with
gardenias. The console neia aai-
sies and dementis and tne coffee
in the dininff room Mrs. J. C.
Brock, mother of the hostess', ser
ved nunch from a bowl surrounded
by dementis and gardenias which
appointed tne dining laaie. i,ana
elabra, ornamented with dementis
and green ribbon held burning
tapers. - ; v.;'"':" -
Miss Brock served cneese ow
,.. mnVici mints and nuts to
22 guests. "Helpful Hints" in-
THURS. - FBI. July S-7 :: . .
Ho Man Of Her Own
With Barbara Stanwyck
And John Lund. '
SATURDAY, Jury 8
' DOUBLE FEATURE
Bells G; Ccroncdo
With Roy Rogers.
MRS. E. P. RIVENBARK,
prior to her marriage Satur
day, at Westminister Presby
terian Church in Raleigh, was
Miss Evelyn James ol Raleigh,
daughter of Mrs. C. E. James
of Warsaw and the late Mr.
James. Mr. Rivenbark is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. P. S. Riv
enbark, also of Warsaw.
scribed by callers were presented
the bride. Miss Thomas received
crystal In her chosen pattern. Mrs.
Caswell Moore Jr. recent bride,
was presented an ash tray.
Thursday evening of last week
Dr. and Mrs. D. E. Best of Golds
boro entertained the Lancaster
Thomas wedding party and friends
at a barbecue at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. R. H. Best. Barbecued
chicken and pork with iced drinks
were served to approximately 40
COCA COLA PARTY
FOR MISS THOMAS
Mrs. C. A. Womack and Miss Le-
nora Womack entertained at their
home on Pine Crest Drive Wednes
day afternoon of last week with a
coca cola party for Miss Margery
Thomas, bride-elect of June 23rd.
The honoree was presented with a
corsage of white carnations and a
I piece of china in her chosen pat
i tern. Approximately 20 guests call
ed during the time. Mrs. A. L. Hum
phrey assisted in serving refresh
ments of coca -eolas, sandwiches,
cheese biscuits and pecan rolls.
Mm Belton Minshew entertained
Wednesday night of last week at
her home with a bridge and rummy
party for Miss Hilda Gray Brinson
of Kenansville, bride-elect of June
24th. Mixed summer flowers were
used for decorations throughout
the home and each guest received
individual flower favors. The hon
oree was presented a corsage of
white carnations and a white crys
Guests with the honoree were
Mesdames Albert Banadyga, Mar
cel Rocque, Billy Whitfield, George
Hopkins, Forrest Martin, Moman
Baar, William Leimbach of Warsaw;
Thurman Brown, Morris Brinson,
Thelma Stroud, Ellis Vestal, C. B.
Guthrie, and Misses Cornelia Quinn
and Dora Cameron of Kenansville.
Mrs. Thurman Brown won rum
my high prize, and Mrs. Albert Ban
adyga won bridge high and travel
ing prize. Refreshments were serv
ed in traditional bridal colors.
David Hocutt of Long Island, N.
Y. spent Thursday with Mrs. David
Mrs. Lambert Turner of Wilmlng
ton spent Friday with Mrs. David
George Best Jr. counselor at Cas
well, Ft. Fisher, spent the week end
at home. :,.
.Mrs. Ed Strickland of Dunn was
a. visitor here Monday.
Visitors in the home of Mrs. B.
C. Surratt and Mrs; Lela Middleton
during the week were Mr. and Mrs.
J. E. Thornton and Mary Elizabeth
and James of Mebane; Mr. andMrji.
G. .L. Sewell of Kinston and Mrs.
Clara Middleton of Kinston, Mr.
and Mrs. E. F. Frazell of Raleigh.
Miss Mary Elizabeth Thornton will
remain for several weeks-. ,
Miss Barbara Jean PinyteUo is
visiting Miss Georgia Ann Hopkins.
Mr. and Mrs. J. K.-Hall Jr. and
children of Belmont and Miss Elsie
MoGowan of Rocky Mount spent
several days last week with Mr. and
Mrs. O. H. Best Mrs. Best enter
tained her houseguests at a picnic
supper at White Lake Thursday..
Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Best spent
Sunday at Wrlghtsville Beach. I
- Mr. and Mrs. R. Li West spent
the week end in Kinston. Mrs. W.
D. Pollock returned to her home
In Kinston after spending several
days with her daughter Mrs, West
here. ..'"'.'''"s':' J - .!.!''
Mrs. Daisy Smith and Mrs, John
H. Land of Chadbourn spent Tues
day afternoon with Mrs. Paul Potter.-
;:, ' "'
AT NATIONAL FCOUT r.MXY '
the National Scout Jamboree at
Valley Forge, Pa. Approximately
47,000 scouts from all over . the
world will attend June 30 through
July 6. ' , ,
RECEPTION HELD FOR
WEDDING PARTY '
Immediately following the wed
ding of Miss Margery Lee Thomas
of Warsaw and Laurie McRay Lan
caster of New Bern, on Friday af
ternoon, June 23rd, a reception
was held In the home of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Franklin J.
Thomas, Sr. Upon arrival the guests
were greeted at the door by Mr,
and Mrs. Cecil Best of Goldsboro
and introduced to the receiving line
by Mrs. G. S. Best of Warsaw. The
living room mantle was beautifully
decorated with pink gladioli, lark
spur and dementis. Dr. and Mrs,
D. E. Best of Goldsboro invited
guests into the dining room. A
centerpiece of white gladioli and
larkspur, flanked by white tapers
in silver candleholders appointed
the dining table which was covered
with linen cutwork. Magnolias
graced the dining console. Gladioli,
dementis and daisies were used
on the mantle.
Bridal ices, cakes and mints in
green and white were served. Those
serving were: Miss Frances Gard
ner, Pikeville; Mrs. Clifton Moore,
Wilson; Mrs. George Wynne, Aulan
der; Miss Betty Best, Goldsboro;
Miss Rebecca Best, Warsaw; Mrs.
Mac Penny, Raleigh; Mrs. Charles
Whitley, Erwin; Mrs. Robert Ker
kas, Wilmington. Those assisting
were: Mrs. L. H. Brown Warsaw;
Mrs. B. W. Worley, Wilmington;
and Misses Sadie and Mary Ella
Mrs. Allan Draughan of Warsaw
directed the guests ito the bride's
book where Miss Annie Rose Sou-
therland of Raleigh presided. Mr.'j
and Mrs. McRay Lancaster of New ,
Bern directed callers to the gift
room where Mr. and Mrs. Clay .
Secor of Chicago attended. About
100 attended. ,
OUT-OF-TOWN VISITORS I
Among the out-of-town people !
attending the Lancaster-Thomas 1
wedding were: Mr. and Mrs. McRay ,
Lancaster, Mrs. Ethel Lancaster,
and Mrs. Isa Pitman of New Bern;
Mrs. Virginia Witherington, Mrs.
Herman King and Miss Rosemary
King of Kinston; Mr. and Mrs.
Donald Whltehurst, Mr. and Mrs.
I. J. Erie, and Miss Annie Rose
Southerland of Raleigh; Mr. and
Mrs. Joe Best of Clinton; Mr. and
Mrs. Mac Perry of Raleigh; Mr.
and Mrs. Jack Quinerly of Ayden;
Mrs. Claire Sterling, Mrs. Wilton
Hollowell, Mrs. Paul Grantham
Mrs. L. C. Bruner, Miss Louise
Medlln, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Best
Dr. and Mrs. D. E. Best and Miss
Betty Best bf Goldsboro; Mrs. Ar
thur J. Kennedy, Buffalo, N. Y.
Mrs. B. W. Worley, Miss Rachel
Hall and Mrs. Robert Kerkas of
Wilmington; Miss Ruby Nicholson,
Richmond; Miss Frances Gardner,
Pikeville; Mrs. Clifton Moore, Wil
son; Mrs. George Wynne, Auland
er; Mrs. Charles Whitley, Erwin
Mr. and Mrs. Clay Secor, Chicago;
Mr. and Mrs. Franklin J. Thomas
Jr., Thomasvllle: Mrs. Clarence
Mangum, Williamston; and Graham
Mr. and Mrs. John A. Boyette, Jr.
of Warsaw, celebrated Father's
Day and mother's birthday June 18.
All of the family were present,
William, Rachel and Elvin Boyette
of the home, and Mrs. Rena Rouse
of Seven Springs. A most bountiful
and delicious dinner was served.
Father and Mother both received
a nice assortment of gifts.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Boyette, Jr.
spent a few days recently with Mr.
and Mrs. Lloyd Rouse of near
Seven Springs. ' .
MONDAY and TUESDAY
;.JXhallenge To lassie
Starring Donald Crisp And Geraldine Brooks.
WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY
The Damned Don't Cry.
Starring Joan Crawford And David Brian.
FRIDAY and SATURDAY
Srr'-- J i T' -aions And DonalJ Houston.
Lancaster - Thomas Vows Spoken
On June 23rd in the Warsaw
Baptist Church at 5 o'clock in the
afternoon, Miss Margery Lee Tho
mas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Franklin Jennings Thomas, Sr.,
became the bride of Laurie McRay
Lancaster of Durham, son of Mrs.
Ethel Lancaster of New Bern. The
Rev. A. W. Greenlaw, pastor of
the bride, Officiated, using the
double ring ceremony.
' Mrs. Glenn Brown, organist, and
Mrs. Clarence Mangum .soloist, of
Williamston rendered a program
of nuptial music prior to the cere
mony. Mrs. Mangum sang "I Love
Thee" and "The Sweetest Story
Ever Told". 'To A Wild Rose" was
played softly during the ceremony
and the traditional wedding march
es were used.
The bride's only attendant, Mrs.
Franklin Thomas, Jr., of Thomas-
Drive In Theatre
PINK HILL, N. C.
'Where The Whole Family Goees"
Sunday, July 2nd
With HUMPHREY BOGART
And ELEANOR PARKER.
Also Color Cartoon
MON. & TUES.
Lady Takes A Sailor
With DENNIS MORGAN
And JANE WYMAN.
Also Color Cartoon
with RANDOLPH SCOTT
j And ROBERT MICHUM.
THURS. & FRI.
In The Good Old
With VAN JOHNSON
And JUDY GARLAND.
Also Color Cartoon
With BONNIE BAKER.
With THE CISCO KID.
"Get The Motor Park Habit"
Open To Visitors
For the first time since the war,
the plant of Liggett & Myers To
bacco is open to visitors. Guided
tours are conducted Monday thru
Friday 8-11:45 and 1:30-3:30.
BETTER THAN EVER
ville, wore an afternoon dress of
pink organdy over satin, fashioned
with a peter pan collar, short-cuffed
sleeves and a full skirt. Her match
ing hat was of organdy and lace.
She carried a nosegay of mixed
The bride, wearing a white after
noon dress of nylon organdy trim
med in Chantilly lace, entered the
church with her father, Franklin
J. Thomas, who gave her in mar
riage. Her dress was fashioned
with a shirred bodice, peter pan
collar, long full sleeves and a full
tiered skirt. She carried a bridal
bouquet centered with a white or
chid and showered with lilies of the
McRay Lancaster of New Bern
was his brother's best man. Donald
Whltehurst of Raleigh, Clay Secor,
Jr., of Chicago, Graham Best of
Goldsboro and Franklin Thomas,
Jr. of Thomasville were the ushers.
The bride's mother wore a light
blue dress with pink accessories
and a corsage of pink roses. The
mother of the groom was dressed
in navy and wore a corsage of red
After the ceremony the parents
of the bride entertained relatives
and out-of-town guests at a re
ception at their home on 410 E.
Immediately following the re
ception the bridal couple left for
a wedding trip to western North
For traveling the bride wore a
pale blue suit with white accesso
ries and the orchid from her bridal
The bride, a graduate of Warsaw
High School and East Carolina Tea
chers College has been a member
of the Goldsboro School Faculty
for the past two years. The bride
groom graduated from New Bern
High School and East Carolina
Teachers College. During World
War II he served in the U. S. Navy.
The couple will make their home
in Durham where Mr. Lancaster
is employed by The Burroughs Ad
ding Machine Company.
Beulaville, N. C.
MOVIES ARE BETTER THAN EVER
SUNDAY & MONDAY
TRfi fliMfttftrate of Uqtis of the
L4i S5iviu5!n.S $
I DAN DWUV jagAtt
I WILLIAM DEfcUREST MMES LYI0I LA
I LLOYDCORRICAI EVEUM VARDEM V 'Jfj
TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY
William Powell In
Robert Mitchum, Loretta Young In
Rachel And The Stranger
There was a man, a married man.
Who didn't know the danger.
Until one day there came his way
A Tall Dark Handsome Stranger ! !
Dont be late Gate, Look who's
Roy Acuff In
Also Serial and Cartoon
SATURDAY Another Super Western
, Joel McCrea In -
I Sonih Of St. louis
WALLACE, N. C.
Duplin's Most Popular Theatre
Sunday, July 2
Starring RONALD COLMAN.
Mon. & Tues. July 3-4
Starring FORREST TUCKER
And ADFXE MARA.
Wednesday, July 5
MEN OF TEXAS
ALL STAR CAST.
Starring GENE KELLY.
THURS. & FRI. July 6-7
Starring JOEL McCREA.
Saturday, July 8
TRAIL OF THE
Starring CHARLES STARRETTE.
With TOM CONWAY.
Starring MACDONALD CAREY.
In The Dark
4th OF JULY SPECIAL