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MUSIC CLUB MEETS
VVHH iVlRS; GKEENE
The Cna.r.inade Music club
.r.ci Fjiday eve..ir.g, Dece;r.b:r
19, at the home of Mrs. Har.y
Greene, with Misses Josephine
Hal', and Jessie Bright
as po.nt hostes.?es'.
The .home was beautifully de
corated with arrangements of
The home of Mrs. Robert Gat-
.in was beautifully decorated in
the Christmas motif for the
meeting of the Education Depart-
i Ferguson ' ment of the Woman's club on
^uesd'ay aftel'noon of this week^.
Mrs. Colin Scarborough, M;s. R._
A. Matheson and Mrs. Paul Dick-
MISS DOWNER BRIDE
ur GEON TiTnOVVER
The Raeford Methorist church
was uie scene or a lovely w'ecl,-
3f we could—
In Colonial times Christ-
mastlde "as the gayest
and happiest season of the
\ ear . . . and so it is today.
It is our sincere wish that
during ill.' Christmas of
!94" the warm, sweet
joys of this blessed sea
son ma\ fill
eve; greens, berries and
rated Christmas tree.
Mr.s. Luke BelhujJtep presr;ent,.
presided over a short business
deco- |,son, Jr. served as associate hos
tesses with Mrs. Gatlin.
The club enjoyed a program of
music, presented by a group of
local college girls who have ar-
. iM-'s. LNvis Upchurch, program rived , fer the ho'idays.
Ic’-mier. welcomed a group of our j Af the conclusion of the pro
college girls, who were asked to g: am the hostesses served a de-
g'vc special numbers. jlicious frozen plum pudding with
The foTcwing program, was ^coffee,
p'csented: Federation hymn and
collect by the club; Reading.
•’The Story of the Other Wise
Man," by Mrs. .-V. K, Currie; vo
cal solo, ‘'He Shall Feed His
Flock", Handel, Mary Stuart Cov
ington; piano so'o, “Valse Chro-
matique,", Debussy, ,by Mary
Raye'‘'^-Kfieman; vocal solo, “Gesu picnic style.
Bambino", Pietro A. You, by E1-,
sie Upchurch;'' piano solo, “Not-
The members of the Upchurch
family will gather for a reunion
at the Upchurch airport tonight.
Each family will take a basket
of food, which will
McIntyre, Jimmy Wood.-
turno”, Respigli, by Doris Keith; house ^nd Miss Barbara Wood-
choi'us, “O Holy Night”, Adolph house of Wake Forest college are
Adam, by the club. | spending the holidays with home
Special-guests were Mrs. Carl folks
Freei>an, and Mrs. Ro’aTid , Cov-
we would say “Merry |
Mclver Featheston, John Whitt
and M. Hicks of Ro.xboro were
Christmas” to each of you ^
personally."Since we can’t, ^
At the conclusion of the pro
gram the hostesses served - a de-;Suests of Mr. and. Mrs. Jeff Har-
licious salad course with Rus-' ris Wednesday night and Thurs-
the next best thing is to f.s ;
' Si i
put our greetings in print, nj
The Ladies Shop
G. G. Faircloth, Prop.
Mr. and Airs.. John E. AIcGoo-
gan ot Route 1, Shannon, an
nounce the birth of a daughter,*
Dorothy Clyde, Sunday, Decem
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Posey of
Route 2, Raeford announce the
birth of^a son, Friday, December
Air. and Mis. Arthur William-
son, announce the birth of a son,
Saturday, December 20.
Mr. and; Mrs. Paul Clark an
nounce the birth of a son, Mon
day. December 8. Mrs. Clark was
formerly Aliss Alary Elizabeth
Miss Helen Dickson is spend-
day of last week.
Mr. and Mrs. BHl Upchurch a;
children, Larry and Alartha An«e,
moved into their new home in
front of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Up-
chqrch, Jr. last Thursday.
ding on Sunday, Decem'Ser 21, at
4 o’clock, when Miss Martha
Irene Downer, daughter of the
'late Mr. and Mrs. James Martin
Downer, became ' the bride of
Staff Sergeant Leon Throw'er,
son of Mrs. W. W. Thrower and
the .late Mr." Thrower Of Rock
ingham, N. C. Rev. P. O. Lee,
pa^or oU the church, officiated,
using the loubls ring cerenaony.
'.The vows were .spoken before
.arrangements ot palms, fern trees,f
white gladioli; interspersed with ...
woodwjardia fern, and seven-
branched candelabra holding
white tapers. The pews for the
special guests were marked with
lighted tapers and white satin
Miss Jessie Bright Ferguson,
pianist played “Liebeslied,” “Tra-
umerei,” and the “'Venetian Love
Song.”-Perry C. Covington, cou
sin of the bride, sang “Because” |
and “At Dawning”. “The Lord’s
Prayer” was .sung,.a^ the bene-' ¥
i would be
to forget our friends,
porticulorly at Christmas.
We want you to know
hew close we feel to all
of you, and how sincerely
vie wish for each
of you the choicest
blessings of Yul-etide.
Walter McPhaul- left. .Tuesday
of this week for Short Hills, N.
J. to spend the "holidays there
with Airs. McPhaul and sons, at
the home of her parents^ Mr. and
Bill Howell is spending the hol
idays in Ellerbe. with relatives.
Mrs. Howell alW new daughter
wept to Ellerbe from Aloore Coun
ty hospital last
Mr. and Mrs.
img the holidays with
Airs. Graham Dickson.
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Airs. G. \\\ Gasque returned
home Monday from Highsmith
hospital where she was a patient
for the. past week.’
Jack McDuffie, who is a super
vising principal in Panama Cj;
Florida, arrived Saturday
to spend the holidays wi;
parents, Air. and Mrs. J.
burg, S. C. to ^i^d^ severar dayS/,jHrose crepe dress and carried a
with Dr. and Mrs. W. T. Gibson.
They will go from there to Rox-
boro today to spend Christmas
with Mrs. Gibson’s mother, Mrs.
Ed Gentry. They accom
panied to Balesburg by Miss
Blanche Owen who will spend the
holidays with home folks.
W. AT^cDonald, Manager
Located In Raeford Dry Cleaners Building
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Mr. and AIrs. L. W. T^ney^i
Baioara .left'Tuesday, for Ala
bama to spend Christmas with
t last week,
Mrsy'Joe Gulledge .and family
had al^ their dinner guests Mon
day Mrs. Gulledge’s fat
her, Cl J. Williamson a'nd ■ Airs.
William.son of Fayetteville, and
her Isister and brother-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Dick Pascal of
Greensboro and Airs. J. C. Greene,
Jr. of Thomasville.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Warner
spend tomorrow and Frrda.Ji-'
Easley,. S. C. \wi#t Mr. and
Charles. Riddle and children!'
Miss Mary Haz^ Whitley oi
Fayetteville is spending Christ
mas with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. H. W. B. Whitley. • ■
I Aljss.. Grace .Parker .^^Durham
; ] add . Miss . Caroline Parker of
; j Washington, D. C. __ai'e spending
lithe holidays' with their parents,
;iMr. and Mrs. Lewis Parker.
ck Lentz of Randolph-Macon
t'the holidays here.
Mili/ta'ry Academy arrived ^Tiflay
Haywood Faircloth is speniriing
the holidays at Roseboro with re-
Mi^ Alice Copeland
week to spend Chrfstrh,
latives at Ahoski
diction, and “To A ;Wild Rose
was playel during the ceremony.
The wedding march from Lohen
grin was used as the processional
and Mendelssohn’s march for the
The bride was given in mar
riage by her cousin, Charles A.
Gilliis, of Rockingham. She was
attended by Mrs^James N. Gillis
Rockingham, sister of t- the
groom, as matron of honor, and
by Miss Lucille McLeod of Rae
ford, cousin of the bride, as maid
of honor. Miss Mary Patricia
Bradshaw of Hamlet, seven year
old cousin of the bride, was jun
The groom was attended by
James N. Gillis as best man. Us
hers were .William Thrower of
Rockingham, brother of the gro
om, John K. MoNeidl, Jr., James
D. Stephens and Thomas W.
Conoly, nephews of the bride.
The bride chose for her wed
ding a dress of blue crepe, accen
tuated by a blue hat with blue
feathers. She carried a white
rayer book centered with a pink
The matron of honor .wore a tea
L. W. Stanton. Prop.
And when the day
Our wishes for
Continue on and on
|Hotel Barber Shop;
Miss Claudia Gales is kpefidihg
Chrrstejas with- ■ home folks dt
Blue is spe”
ays with home folks at
Mr.vand Mrs. C.arlton ^ven .-left
today to spend Christmas ' with
Mrs. M. b.' Gentry ^and\^family
at Roxboro. .
Mr. and Mrs; Hinton McPhaul
have as their guests this week
Mrs. McPhaul’s sister. Miss Billie
colonial nosegay of pink rosebuds
ari^ piink and white carnations.
Tto maid of honor wore an aqua
"crepe dress and caia*ied a colonial
nosegay'''bf pink rosebuds with
blue arid- white carnations! N The
junior bridesmaid wore a dV^s^of
yellow. She carried a miniiature
colonial bouquet of yellow rose
buds and feathered white carna
tions. Mrs. Thrower, jaaetlier of
the groom, woi^
with a shopi^CT 'Bouquet
Mrs'y/Thrower is a graduate of
Easlg/n Carolina Teachers col
lege, Greenville," N.^ C. She has
taught for a number of years in
the schools'of North Carolina. ‘
Sgt. ThreSwer was graduated
from Rockimgham High school. He
ntered the seivice 1939. For
several months he served in Eng
land, North Africa, Sicily, Italy
and was in the invasion of Sout
hern’France. He is now stationed
at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
Following . the' ceremony the
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newly-weds left^'for Fort Sill,
Oklahoma, where they will make
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WALI^ER TIRE SERVICE
MoonSj^an of AVest Palrw Beach
Parties and }Aieddings
)' ^ ASpecimty ■
^Ir. avd Mrs. , Furman Clark
left Sunday to spend this W'eek
with, relatives- at Columbus,*'- Gq.
Mrs. J. A. Blue amd' Mrs. Kate
-Blue Covington left Sunday " to
I spend Christmas at Coacond with
, Mri and Mrs. Georg-e, Bethune.
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RAEFORD, N. C. it
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, William Poole of The' Citadel,
I Charleston, Si C. is spending the
hoEidays' with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. L. Poole.
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Cameron
and' children have moved into
their new home next to Ed
Mrs. W. B. Hey-
ligl^ for Lin-
colnto'n, /where they'"''spent Mon-
ay ahclUruesday of this week.
MisSGUic'e'Walker is spending
this'week wit^ home folks at
Mr. and Mrsi- Harry \ Mitchell
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of Faiirmont were (guests of Mr.
and Mrs. T. B. Lester, SU Sun^
(Jay. ' (- w
MaltSolm McKeiithan of Presby
terian college at Clinton, S. C.
arrived over the week end to spend
■the holidays with hL ' parents,
Air. and Mrs. Make A^Keithan.
435 Bussell St.
Fayetteville N. C.
RAEFORD HARDWARE CO.
black accessories and a pink or-
'ch.id shq.Ulder bouquet. .
CAKE — CUTTING
■ Mr. and Mrs. John K. McNeill,
Sr. entertaiined at a cake-cutting
Saturday evening following the
rehearsal for members of >■ the
wedding party, friends and out-
ofxtown' guests. 'The candlelit ^
home was decorated in tbe bridal
colors of green • and white. A
Ihree-tiereci wedding cake, which
was served with punch,;^ nuts and-
rniints, centered the dining table.
Among the out-of-town guests
here fo't> the wedding were Mr-s.
V. W; Thrower, Mrs. Bessie C.
Hinson, Mr. and , Mrs. Perry
Covjngibn, Mr. and Mrs. James
N. "Gillis, Mr. and Mrs. Charles'
Gillis,, Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Allen,
Mr.„.arid Mrs. Duane Baucom,
Miss Gail Bauepm, Miss Mafy
Hfeks, Mr. and Mrs. Wiilliam
Thrower, all of .Rockingham; Mr.
“^and .IfiTrs. ib. E. Bradshaw, and
Elizabeth Bradshaw of Ham
let; Mr. and Mrs. 'S. A. Bishop of
Laurinburg; Mr, and Mrs. Edwin
Snyder of Portsmouth, Va.
YOU ARE ALWAYS WELCOME
NORGE APPLIANCES — MYERS PUMPS