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Thursday. Jnly 15, 1937
Fortnightly Bridge Club Meets
With Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gwyn
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gwyn en
tertained members of the Fort
nightly Bridge Club at a lovely
bridge-dinner at their home on
Gwyn Avenne Friday evening.
Summer flowers were artistically
arranged throughout the home
and small bouquets were used as
centerpieces for the card tables,
where a tempting dinner was
During the evening bridge was
played at three tables. Mr. and
Mrs. Marion Allen won the club
award for high score.
The guests were Mr. and Mrs.
C. H. Brewer, Dr. and Mrs. R. B.
Harrell, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Al
len, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Somers,
Mrs. Raymond Chatham and J.
Mrs. Spainhour is Hostess at
Mrs. E. S. Spainhour entertain
ed the Wednesday Bridge Club
members/ at a delightful luncheon
Wednesday at one o'clock at her
home on« West Main Street. Snap
dragons, roses and shasta daisies
were used in profusion in the liv
ing room, where the tables were
placed for the games. Following
the tempting luncheon, which
was served upon the arrival of
the guests, bridge was played at
two tables. Mrs. Carl Poindexter
won the club award for high
Members playing were: Mes
dames Raymond Chatham, Har
din Graham, Alex Chatham,
Thomas Roth, Richard Chatham
and Carl Poindexter. Additional
guests were Mrs. Leßoy Campbell
and Mrs. Errol Hayes.
Friday Bridge Club Meets With
Mrs. A. B. Somers
Members of the Friday Bridge
Club were guests of Mrs. A. B.
Somers at an enjoyable bridge
luncheon at her home on Church
street Friday morning. Bril
liantly colored flowers made a
pretty setting for the two tables
which were placed for the games.
In the progressions the club
award for high score went to
Mrs. Errol Hayes and the visitor's
prize to Mrs. Marion Allen.
A beautifully appointed lunch
eon was served at one o'clock. i
Members enjoying Mrs. Som-
We know that the majority
of people have little—if any
—knowledge of the prob
lems which arise when a
.loved one passes away. i
We accept the responsibility
this enforced faith in us en
tails, with a confidence
founded upon many years of
DAY OR NIGHT
Elkin, N. C.
Phones: Day 70—Night M—2B2
ere' hospitality were: Mesdames
Paul Gwyn, Errol Hayes, Ray
mond Chatham, C. G. Ashby, R.
C. Freeman and R. M. Hudglns.
Additional guests were Mesdames
E. F. McNeer, Marion Allen and
H. C. Graham.
Misses Byrd Entertain Edith
Misses Hazel and Blendon Byrd
entertained the members of the
Edith Adair circle of the Woman's
Missionary Society of the Baptist
church at their home on Elk Spur
street Tuesday evening, with
twelve members present.
Miss Blendon Byrd conducted
the devotionals and was in charge
of the program. She was assist
ed jta the program by Misses Dor
othy Hampton, Emma Cooke, Wil
lie Guyer, Flora Royall, Minnie
Ruth McNeill and Hazel Byrd.
Special personal service for the
month for the circle is the send
ing of magazines to the county
A tempting refreshment course
was served during a pleasant so
cial hour at the conclusion of the
Charles Dean Edwards is Honor
ed at Ronda Home
Charles Dean Edwards, small
son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest T. Ed
wards, was honored at a delight
ful birthday party at his home at
Ronda Thursday afternoon, when
his mother entertained a number
of his little friends In celebration
of his second birthday anniver
stary. The children were led in a
number of indoor and outdoor
games by Mrs. R. L. Jones and
Mrs. Marvin Spencer. Sarah Delia
Jones won a prize for her skill in
Late in the afternoon the little (
guests were invited into the din- (
ing room where ice cream, cake
and lemonade were served. The
central decoration in the dining
room was a handsome birthday
cake iced in white and topped
with two pink candles. Favors \
were pink baskets filled with
Nine children of a similar'age
were invited to share the after
noon with the honor guest. He
was presented a number of love- \
ly and useful gifts. Out-of-town .
guests were Billy Edwards of j
Charleston, s. C., and Bettye Lou
TOE ELKIN TRIBUNE, ELKIN, NORTH CAROLINA
OLD CHRISTIANA HUNDRED, DEL ... Mr. and Mrs. rrankQn DL
Roosevelt, Jr., immediately after the wedding ceremony. They are
going to spend their honeymoon abroad. -
Spencer and Bennie Lee Davis of
Mrs. Davis Honors Bride at Party
Honoring Mrs. David Brown, a
recent bride, Mrs. C. L. Davis en
tertained at a lovely party at her
home on West Main street Thurs
day evening. Three tables were
placed for bridge. Bridal place
cards marked the places of the
players and roses in pastel shades
were used in decorations of the
home. Mrs. Roscoe Poplin won the
high score award in the progres
sions. Mrs. Brown was present
ed a lovely gift as guest of honor
and Mrs. Gilbert Meed, another
bride of the summer, was given a
An ice course was served at the
conclusion of the games.
Guests were: Mrs. Brown, hon
oree, Mrs. Gilbert Meed, Mrs.
Claude Farrell, Mrs. Roscoe Pop
lin, Miss Virginia Price, Miss
Chloe Holcomb, Miss Dixie Brown,
Mrs. Clyde Hall, Mrs. Vance
Brown, Mrs. Ted Brown, Mrs.
Hugh Royall, Mrs. Jack Brown
and Mrs. J. R. Brandon.
Methodist Circles Meet Monday
The circles of the Woman's
Missionary Society of the Metho
dist church met Monday after
noon at 3:30 in the following
Circle number one met with
Mrs. W. M. Cundiff on Bridge
street with twelve members pres
ent. Mrs. J. F. Hendren con
ducted the devotionals and Mfs
R. G. Smith led the Bible study.
Circle number two met with
Mrs. H. P. Graham on Gwyn
Avenue with fifteen members
present. The devotionals were in
charge of Mrs. E. F. McNeer and
Mrs. J. Mark McAdams led the
Circle number three met with
Mrs. C. N. Bodenheimer on West
Main street with Mrs. J. B. Parks
associate hostess, with eight mem
bers present. The devotionals
were In charge of Mrs. R. M.
Chatham and Mrs. Mason Lil
lard led the Bible Study.
At the close of the programs a
social hour was enjoyed. Each
hostess served a tempting re
Miss Neaves is Hostess at Dinner
Party to Honor Guests
Honoring her guest, Miss Mar
ilyn Caldwell of Wyncote, Pa., and
Miss Betty Armfield of Roanoke,
Va., guest of her grandmother,
Mrs. W. E. Paul, Miss Rosamond
Neaves entertained at a lovely
dinner party at her home on
Bridge Street Monday evening.
Garden flowers were used
throughout the lower floor of the
home. In the dining room roses
were used. The table was cover
ed with a lace cloth and center
ed with a bowl of roses. Covers
were placed for fourteen.
Following the dinner bingo and
dancing were enjoyed. Bingo
prizes were won by Miss Edwina
Lawrence and Bobby Chatham.
The guest list included Misses
Caldwell and Armfield, honorees,
Miss Harvison Smith, Miss Mary
Sale, Miss Edwina Lawrence, Miss
Betty Lou Evans, Miss Geraldine
Couch, Bobby Chatham, Joe
Gwyn Bivins, Billy Graham, Dicky
Smith, Sammy Gambill and Billy
Salmons, the latter of Winston-
Miss Reeves Is Hostess to D. A. R.
at West Jefferson
Miss Ruth Reeves of West Jef
ferson entertained members of
the Jonathan Hunt Chapter of
the Daughters of the American
Revolution at her home Friday at
a delightful luncheon to honor
her guests, Mrs. Broomfield of
New York, Miss Pettus of Ken
tucky and Mrs. A. V. Foote of Chi
Members from here attending
were: Mrs. Wm. R. Wellborn,
Mrs. Richard Chatham and Mrs.
Joe Bivins. others present were:
Mrs. R. A. Dough ton, Mrs. Chas.
Myers and Mrs. Clay Thompson,
Sparta; Mrs. Graybeal, Mrs. Whit
tington, Mrs. B. E. Reeves and
Mrs. Nan Wellborn Hoyle, West
Following the luncheon a busi
ness meeting was held. Miss Reev
es, the regent, presided over the
meeting which' opened with the
ritual, led by the chaplain, Mrs.
Clay Thompson. Mrs. R. A.
Doughton read a splendid paper
on "The Beginning of the Revolu
tion." Miss Pettus also spoke
briefly on the restor&tion of some
of the historical places in Ken
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Long
and Mr. and Mrs. Quincey John
son visited Stone Mountain Sun
Mr. and Mrs. Everett Lawrence
and family of Pleasant Hill, were
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Mos
sie Wilkins Sunday.
The many friends of Miss Sara
Mae Renegar regret to learn she
is ill at Hugh Chatham Hospital,
and wish for her a speedy recov
Many friends and relatives at
tended the birthday dinner given
for Rev. Bradley Mathis, near
Swan Creek, Sunday.
Mrs. H. A. Tilley and children,
Joan and Mary Besse, returned
Sunday from a month s vacation
Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Byrd of
Winston-Salem, were the week
end guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. R.
Mr. and Mrs. Gaither Key of
Long-town, spent the week-end
"with Mrs. Charlie Long.
Miss Zollie Leath of Galax, Va„
spent the past week with Mr. and
Mrs. W. M. Reece.
Mr. and Mrs. Freel Flynn of
Ronda, spent Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. Roy Felts.
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Reece and
son spent Sunday in Galax, Va.
| ST. PAUL |
People in this section are thank
ful for the nice rains Sunday and
Mrs. Ruebin Allred and chil
dren have returned to their home
in Richmond, Va., following a vis
it to her parents here.
We are glad to note that Mrs.
Sina Walker is improving from
an illness of several days.
Mr. and Mrs. Clay Macey and
Mrs. Omar Walker and little
daughter, Barbara Jean, attended
the funreal of their uncle at
Swan Creek church Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Thurman Nichol
son and little daughter of the Shi
loah community spent the week
end with his father, W. C. Nich
Mrs. W. E. Macey spent a short
time in Jonesville Sunday, visit
ing her daughter, Mrs. W. V. Hol
Several people attended the
funeral of Sis Todd at Grassy
Knob church Tuesday.
Walter Wellborn and a number
of friends are spending sometime
at the beach on a pleasure trip.
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Proctor
and Porter Proctor of Winston-
Salem, were the week-end guests
of their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
OFFER $lO FOR NAME
FOR NEW POOL ROOM
A prize of SIO.OO in cash is be
ing offered by J. S. Hudspeth, of
Elkin, for a suitable name for a
new pool room located in the
Greenwood building on East Main
Entrants in the contest are ad
vised to deliver their entries to
Mr. Hudspeth or mail them just
so all entries are in not later than
Saturday night at 9 o'clock.
The new pool room opened this
morning (Thursday) and is one
of the most modern in this sec
tion of the state. Six modern
new tables have been installed, as
has an electrically refrigerated
counter from whicn will be sold
soft drinks, beer and wines.
Eugene Eller is manager of the
TOWN OF ELKIN
Elkin, N. C.
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PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1938
Debt Sinking General School
Rate Service Fund Fund Fund Total
Interest .75 $22,500.00 $22,500.00
Sinking Fund .15 $4,500.00 4,500.00
General Fund, .45 $13,500. 13,500.00
School Fund .15 $4,500. 4,500.00
Licenses 1,000. 1,000.00
Polls 380. 380.00
Street Assessm'ts 1,000.00 • 1,000.00
Miscellaneous ( 100. 100.00
$1.50 $22,500.00 $5,500.00 $14,980. $4,500. % $47,480.00
Less 5% uncollectible 1,125.00 275.00 • 749. 225. 2,374.00
Net. Est. Income 21,375 5,225.00 14,231. 4,275. 45,106.00
Police Department 2,070. 2,070.00
Fire Department 1,830. 1,830.00
Streets ' 4,600. 4,600.00
General 2,350. 2,350.00
Executive 1,570. 1,570.00
School Fund 3,700. 3,700.00
Debt Service 19,000.00 5,000.00 24,000.00
Refunding Expense 2,000.00 2,000.00
Contingencies 375.00 225.00 1,811. 575. 2,986.00
Total $21,375.00 __ $5,225.00 $14,231. $4,275. $45,106.00
The budget in detail may be examined by any tax payer
upon application at the City Tax Office. *
Published by order of the Board of Town Commissioners.
PAUL GWYN, Clerk.
July 7, 1937.
Has This Ever
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FAKE PRINTING CONCERN:
A party posing as the representative of
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the Statesville solicited and secured from merchants in
chants various sections of the State numerous jobs
Bulletin dated for printing at ridiculously low prices. Pay
lst, 1937) ment for printing job is usually demanded
in advance because the low price is stated to
be given for cash only. So far no such
printing company is known in Raleigh.
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Give Us A Chance
The skip-in and skip-away salesman for outside print
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You fall for the "low-price" talk but often get inferior
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We sell you Quality Merchandise, show you the stock,
furnish proofs, make any and all changes you require,
carry you on the books like friends, often "scratch your
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Elk Printing Co. prices of printing are based on stand
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We invite you to compare prices and quality of work.
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