Baptist General Meeting Monday
The general meeting of the cir
cles of the Woman's Missionary
Union of the First Baptist church
will be held at the church Mon
day afternoon, December 20, at
3:30. The program will, be in
charge of the Naomi Shell circle,
Mrs. J. F. Moseley chairman.
The Sunbeam Band will meet
at the church at the same hpur.
All members of both organiza
tions are invited to be present.
Mrs. Bryan is Hostess to Bridge
Mrs. A. O. Bryan entertained
members of the Wednesday Bridge
Club at an enjoyable bridge
luncheon Wednesday at her home
on West Main street. Luncheon
was served at one o'clock and dur
ing the afternoon bridge was
played at two tables. At the close
of the spirited progressions Mrs.
J. R. Poindexter received the high
Decorations appropriate to the
holiday season were used through
out the home.
Miss Billings is Honored on
Mesdames Parks Gregory and
Paul Billings entertained at a de
lightful surprise party Wednes
day evening to honor Miss Edna
Billings on her birthday annivers
Games and music were enjoyed
during the evening. Miss Billings
was presented a number of lovely
and useful gifts.
Refreshments were served late
in the evening.
The guest list included: Miss
Beatrice Newman, Miss Swannle
Burcham, MiSs Elizabeth Davis,
Men's Griffon Suits
For the man who
JSHwi* V wants an excellent
- suit of clothes at a
V real substantial sav
w ■ ing, here is the op
finely tailored suits
D by Griffon are ift
H the latest styles,
colors and fabrics.
H~\ Single and double
I y breasted models,
plain and belted
backs. Each suit is'
truly a real buy at
our low Christmas
HHgn| See them
ELKIN'S BIGGEST SHIRT BUY!
. Our Entire Stock of
TOWNLEY SHIRTS REDUCED!
Our entire stock of Townley Shirts, numbering
about 150, is now on sale at a reduced price.
Whites, solid colors and fancies. Now is the time to
stock up! Regular $1.50
2 for $2.50
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Miss Pearl Hlnson, Miss Billings,
Raymond Vestal, Worth Billings,
Monica Daye, Herman Burcham,
Dossle Cothrea, Mason Burcham,
Parks Gregory, Dilva Burcnam,
Bur ley Daye and Maurice Bum*
Mathis-Mayee Wedding is
Announcement was made Tues
day of the marriage of Miss Elsie
Emma Mathls of Ronda, Route 2,
and Reece Thompson Mayes of
near State Road. The marriage
was solemnized in Independence,
Virginia, Saturday, December 11,
with Rev. F. L. Funk officiating.
The bride is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Mathis and
the bridegroom is the only son of
Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Mayes.
Mr. and Mrs. Mayes are making
their home with the bridegroom's
Mesdames Johnson and Chatham
Are Honored ?tt Dinner
Honoring two recent brides, Mrs.
Garland Johnson and Mrs. Hugh
Hill Chatham, Miss Maude ;
Greenwood entertained at a de
lightful dinner party at her home
on Bridge street Thursday even
ing. Decorations appropriate to
the holiday season were used
throughout the home. Coyers were
placed for twenty-two.
Mrs. Johnson was given a kitch
en set and Mrs. Chatham was pre
sented a vase as guests of honor.
In drawing for prizes Mrs. George
Royall and Mrs. James Booher
each received an attractive gift.
Mrs. Ashby is Hostess to Bridge
Mrs. Chas. G. Ashby entertain
ed members of her bridge club and
THE EI.RIN THfBTTNW. BT KIN. ffORTW CAROLINA
•n Bridge street Thursday morn
ing. The home was decorated
throughout with evergreens, holly
and crimson berries, suggestive of
the holiday season.
Bridge was played at two tables.
The club award for high score
went to Mrs. J. R. Poindexter at
the conclusion of the games and
the visitor's prize to Mrs. Leßoy
At one o'clock a beautifully ap
pointed luncheon was served.
Mr. and Mrs. Lankford and Mr.
and Mrs. Hatch Entertain
One of the most delightful so
cial affairs of the week was the
bridge-dinner Monday evening
when Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Lank
ford and Mr. and Mrs. Howard
Hatch entertained at the home of
the former on Hospital Road.
Christmas decorations made a
pretty setting for the five tables
which were placed for bridge. Mrs.
C. C. Poindexter and Dr. R. B.
Harrell received the high score
awards at the conclusion of the
games and the runner-up prizes
went to Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Hayes.
The guest list included: Mr. and
Mrs. E. E. Hayes, Mr. and Mrs. C.
C. Poindexter, Mr. and Mrs. C. H.
Brewer, Dr. and Mrs. C. L. Hay
wood, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Conrad
Hock, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Allen,
| Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Greene, Mr.
and Mrs. A. O. Bryan and Dr. and
Mrs. R. B. Harrell.
Mrs. McAdams is Hostess to
Book Club Thursday
Mrs. J. Mark McAdams was
hostess to members of the Thurs
day Afternoon Book Club at an
enjoyable meeting at her home
on Church Street Thursday after
noon at the regular monthly
meeting. Three tables were placed
for varied games against a back
ground of Christmas decorations.!
Christmas place cards marked the
places of the guests. Scoring
honors in the games, linen hand
kerchiefs, went to Mesdames T. A.
Leeper, J. G. Abernethy and J. P.
A beautifully appointed collat
ion in two courses was served.
Members enloying Mrs. Mc-
Adams' hosoitality were Mes
dames W. W. Whitaker, George
Royall, E. Carl Boyles, T. A. Leep- ;
er, F. W. Graham, Edworth Har
ris, J. L. Hall, J. G. Abernethy, H.
C. Salmons, Wm. R. Wellborn
and J. P. Ipock.
Mrs. T. W. Church was a
Annual Legion Auxiliary Christ
mas Party is Enjoyable Affair
The annual Christmas party of
the Woman's Auxiliary of the
George Gray Post of the Ameri
can Legion was held Monday
pvening at the home of Mrs. R. L.
Harris on West Main Street, with
Miss Mattie Mae Powell associate
hostess, with sixteen members
The home was brilliantly deco-1
rated in Christmas colors. In this
living room blue was the chosen
color and in the library red pre- j
dominated. The two colors were j
blended in the decqrations. of thei
The procrram was in charge of i
Mrs. Joe Biv'ns and consisted of j
stories of Christmas carols and:
the sinariner of carol in unison byj
Durinar a deliehtful social hour|
trames and contests were enjoyed
and gifts were exchanged an:ong
Fruit cake and hot spiced.
nrapejuice was served. The nlates
were adorned with silver poinset
Mesdames Royall Entertain at
Formal Tea to Honor Mrs.
Mesdames George Royall and
Hugh Royall entertained at a
formal tea Saturday afternoon at
the home of the former on
Church Street to honor their
sister-in-law, Mrs. Garland John
son, a recent bride, who prior to
her marriage was Miss Flora Roy
In the library, music room and
hall Christmas decorations were
used. In the dining room the table
was covered with a lace cloth and
centered with a reflector on
which was a crystal bowl of white
roses. White taoers were used on
the table, buffet and mantle. >
The guests were ereeted by
Miss Lucille Young, Mrs. R. L.
Harris directed them into the
library where thev were nresented
to the receiving line which was
composed of Mrs. Geor«re Rnyall,
Mrs. Garland Johnson, Mrs. M. A.!
Royall. mother of the bride, Mrs.J
Hugh Royall and Mrs. H. D. Hos-!
kins, the latter a newcomer to j
Mrs. W. W. Whitaker directed
the sruests to the dining room'
where Mrs. Errol Hayes, Mrs. I
Marion Allen and Mrs. Wm. A.I
Jenkins presided. Misses Betty
Warris, Rachel Dunnegann. Peggy
Royall and Rebecca Bohannon:
served tea. cake and candies.
Durinff the eveninar a grouo of,
instrumental and vocal selections
were rendered bv Miss Marraret
Hrwan, rHanist. and Mrs. Roscoe
Mrs. Fletcher Harris and
Mi«n Jrtsenh'ne Paul, soloists.
Onndbyes were said to Mrs. Joe
Ar>nrr>Tm«»tplv on» hur>rtr«»fj
euests called during the receiving
h*"r«: from three until five
Continues With Money-Saving Reductions
In New Fall and Winter Merchandise!
A CLEAN-UP OP BROKEN SIZES, LOTS, ETC., AT WORTHWHIILE SAVINGS
°ur Christmas Clearance of odd lots, broken sizes, etc., goes on with hundreds taking advantage of the many .
worthwhile values on sale. All merchandise offered in this big event is new fall and winter stock—goods that
we have reduced to clear rather than carry it over until next year. We take the loss rather than use valuable
space to store it. You profit by the big reductions.
Check this advertisement carefully. Note the items you are interested in and hurry on down today. Many
items are going fast, so don't delay another minute. Act now and avoid disappointment.
LADIES' SINGLE AND TWIN
f WEATERS LADIES'
$1.59 Values Now $1.19
981 Values Now r 79c
49c Values Now ..... 37c VsOStUIIIG OllltS
BASEMENT STORE - , 0 a ■ .
_ Two and 3-piece Suits, Tailored and
CHILDREN'S COATS f T? , . 1/D .
$4.95 Values Now $3.94 Tnmmed Sty,CS ReduCed /a Pnce
$3.95 Values Now $2.94 $16.95 VALUES, NOW $ 8.48
$ 2 .98 Va, »-^ ENT STORE - ?2 - 39 $22.50 VALUES, NOW sll-25
* I 1* 9 ■ $35.00 VALUES, NOW $17.50
Ladies Coats L_ I
Fur Trimmed and Untrimmed Sport
All fall hats have been reduced. Includes blacks,
t brown, navy, wine, green, rust. These hats were 98c.
UUS> * . > Now reduced t0510.95
$10.95 VALUES, NOW $ 9.65 69 c
xt™ BASEMENT STORE
$16.9 a VALUES, NOW $12.65
C IOQ K VATTTI7 O r LADIES' FALL HATS
$19.95 VALUES, NOW $15.65 Another group of our higher priced hats reduced to
$29.50 VALUES, NOW $23.65 £ r- 815 ""-
« 1 SI.OO- $2.00 and $3.00
CREPE DRESSES v v
One group of beautiful crepe dresses in new styles and
colors. AH are nicely made and real values. You'll m
save at our reduced price. Were $1.98, now— W A.,-*. ■ W _ B _
$1.69 tor 1 dale
BASEMENT STORE XOYS, games, ETC.
Buy those youngsters several dresses while this big BUY ONE AT REGULAR PRICE
event lasts. Attractive print dresses that sold for 98c
reduced to— SELECT ANOTHER OF SAME
64° PRICE ABSOLUTELY
LADIES' SHOES -1 FREE!
Priced for Quick Clearance. One group of black ****—
and brown suede and suede combinations which LADIES' DRESSES
sold for $2.45, now reduced to, pair— Group of silks, wools and suede cloth dresses that sold /
from $5.95 to $12.95. Many lovely fall and winter |
N $1.19 sty,es - Now - 'i
216 pairs of black and brown suedes, green suedes $4.00 —$5.00 —$7.00
kid and suede combinations, and multi-colors,
grouped in two price ranges for quick clearance.
PART WOOL BLANKETS
Were 12.98 to $4.95, now— 70 X 80, each 97c
$1.94 and $2.94 70 x 80 > --i:Z::si.9B
* * 72x84, pair $2.98
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Thursday December 16, 1937