ff£ AIRS. KE.NN DRUM, Editor.
telephone The Star No. «-J Each Morning S To 12 O'clock.
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He came a little bewildered to her
Searching he came, asking surcease
And found peace at last, at long last1
And safety and forgetfulness of
He took beneath her dark hair
And from her lips he drew a slow
He made of her eyes his sorrow's
And lonellr.e s lay quiet under de
But ;f irom the silence of he:
breast lie sought
Her rlender restless hands, all peace
Watching their troubled moving he
And their strange white secretness
was all that mattered.
Hr would turn back to her still
face wondering, pleading—
Why were her hands so lonely?
What were they needing?
—By Sarah Lltsey.
To Meet Tuesday.
Miss Mary Moore will be hostess i
10 members of the Lshpening club
at 4 o’clock on Tuesday afternoon
at her lovely home at Forest City.
To Meet Tuesday.
Mrs. Hal Schenck will be hostess
to members of the Contemporary'
bool; club at a meeting on Tuesday
t> fternoon at 4 o’clock at her home
at Lawndr )e
MUs Roberts To
entertain Bridge Club,
Miss Mary Adelaide Roberts will
be hostess to members of the Con
tract bridge club on Saturday after
noon at 4 o’clock at her home on
W. Warion street
To Meet On Monday.
The regular monthly business
meeting of the womans auxiliary
of the Presbyterian church will be
held at the church on Monday aft
ernoon at 3:30
Of D. A. R. Tuesday.
On Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 at
the club room a regular monthly
meeting of the Daughters of the
American Revolution will be held
with Mesdames J. L. McPoweiy C.
R. Hoey. Renn Honeycutt and J. A
l yles as hostesses.
S. Shelby Club To Join.
In District Meeting.
Tire members of the South Shelby
Woman’s club are invited to meet
with the district club which meets
on Saturday morning at 10 o’clock
at the South Shelby school. Each
member is requested to bring a
basket lunch. The hours for the
meeting are from 10 to 3 o'clock.
To Meet On Monday.
The circles of the Central Meth
odist church will meet on Monday
afternoon at 3:30 as follows:
The Fanny Thompson circle will
meet with Mrs. B. L. Smith at her
home on W. Marlon street, and the
Mary Lee Hudson circle will meet
with Mrs. Ogbum Lutz.
For Miss Blanton.
Mrs. J. D. Llneberger was host
ess at an unusually pretty buffet
luncheon on Wednesday at 1 o’clock
at her beautiful home, Vauxhall. in
compliment to Miss Caroline Blan
lon, whose wedding took place in
the afternoon. Mrs. Llneberger re
' '-iveu m n uccouung spori cosiume
«f navy blue and white, and Miss
Blanton wore a frock of printed
crepe in two shades of blue. The
spacious rooms of the lower floor
were decorated with a variety of
spring flowers, and small tables, at
which the guests were seated, were
arranged about the rooms. The
large table in the dining room was
spread with a lace cloth and cen
tered with a bowl of snapdragons,
narcissus, tiflips and other flowers
all in white and pink. An elaborate
plare luncheon was served, follow
ed by a sweet course. Mrs. Yates
Wrob, Mrs. Julius Suttle, Mrs. W J
Roberts, and Miss Betty Suttle as
sisted the hostess in serving.
The guests included members gf
the bridal party and out-of-town
guests here for the wedding. Cov
ers were laid for forty.
Mesdames Charles Coble. J. C.
Bowling and Miss Marie Beam were
hostesses at a meeting of the first
afternoon division Of the Woman’s
club yesterday afternoon at the
oiub room. The following officers
have been elected to serve In this
division for the next club year. Mrs
Evaiis Shull has been re-elected as
chairman and Mrs. w. E. Crowde:
as secretary Mrs C M Stroup has
been elected vice-president and
Mrs. Guy Roberts as treasurer
Mrs. G. S Dellinger was leader
lor the afternoon and an Interesting
program li#d been arranged which
was opened with a reading by Miss
Carobel Lever. Mrs. D. R. Yates
read an excellent paper on Nebras
ka, comparing It. with North Caro
lina, and Mrs, Holly Ledford read
a paper, prepared by Mrs. H. B
Miller, on "A State Program for De
linquent Girls.” The program was
brought to a close by an instru
mental musical number by Mr. John
MeClurd. jr.t with Miss Mary Vir
ginia Lefler accompanying him at
During a social half-Hour the
hostesses served a salad course with
Mrs. Woods Gives
Mrs. Robert Woods was a cordial
hostess to a lew of her triends at a
pretty bridge party at her home on
Thursday afternoon. Five tables
were arranged for bridge, contract
being played at four tables and
auction at one table. When prir.es
were awarded Mrs. Ben Hendrick
won high score and Mrs. Hugn Ar
rowood iow score in contract. in
auction bridge the prizes went to
Mrs. JOe Cunningham for high and
to Mrs. Ward Arey for low. Mrs
Woods was assisted by Mrs. Irma
Wallace and Mrs. Jimmy Blanton
In serving a delightful salad course
Those playing were: Mrs. hoy
Thompson and her house guest,
Miss Violet McClure, of Cleveland
Ohio, Mrs. Hugh Arrowood, Mrs.
Clyde Short. Mrs, Joe Cunningham,
Mrs. A. D. Brabble, Mrs. Ward Arey,
Mrs. Will Arey. Mrs. Robert Hord,
Mrs. R. M. Laughridge, Mrs. Ellen
B. Switzer, Miss Mary Brandt Swit
zer, Mrs. Paul Webb. Jr„ Mrs. Clyde
Nolan, Miss Isabel Hoey, Mrs. C. B.
McBraVer, Miss Betty Buttle, Mrs.
Ed McCurry. and Mrs. Hugh Miller.
Miss Foy Moore came in for re
In Beautiful Event.
A wedding which centers the in
terest of state society took place
here on Wednesday afternoon at 5
o’clock at the First Baptist church
when Miss Caroline Blanton became
the bride of Mr. Sherman Rand
Thayer, of Boston. Mass.. In a cere
mony of unusual beauty and dis
tinction. Dr. Zeno Wall, the bride’s
pastor, officiated, being assisted by
Rev. Lucius H. Thayer, father of
the groom. Banked evergreens were
used as a background in the church
decorations. In front of which an
effective arrangement of bridal
wreath sptrea and tall white tapers
The wedding music was furnish
ed by Mrs. H. S. Plaster at the or
gan and Miss Minnie Eddins Rob
erts. cousin of the bride, as soloist.
Mrs. Plaster wore an afternoon
dress of eggshell luce and hat of the
same shade with which she used
a shoulder bouquet of pink roses,
and Miss Roberts wore a frock of
green lace with green horsehair
braid hat, with which she used yel
low roses. Mrs. Plaster opened the
musical program by playing "Lib
iestraum," by Liszt, after which Miss
Roberts sang "My Heart At Thy
Sweet Voice,” by Salnt-Saens and
"Until” by Wilfrid Sanderson The
Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin was
used as a processional and Men
delssohn's wedding march as a re
cessional. "Nocturne," by Chopin
was softly played during the cere
The ushers entered first and took
:heir places; they were: Mr. Ells
worth Thayer, of West Newton,
Mass., brother of the groom; Mr.
red Green, of New Britain, Conn.,
he groom's brother-in-law; Mr,
Charles S. Moore, of Englewood, N.
J„ and Mr. Richard K. Edwards, of
Newton, Mass. The next to enter
were the junior bridesmaids. Miss
Nancy Llneberger, Miss Dorothy
Ann Beattie and Miss Betty Chap
man, both of Greenville, S. C„ and
Miss Betty Oates, of Asheville, the
three latter are cousins of the bride.
They were followed by Miss Mary
Louise Wadsworth, of Charlotte,
Miss Jean Watts, of Lynchburg,
Va . and Miss Dora Little, of Wades
boro. acting as bridesmaids. The
bridesmaids wore frocks of baby
blue, eyelet embroidered batiste
over blue taffeta, made on quaint,
old-fashioned lines, with which
they were blue lace mits, blue horse
hair braid hats with a pink rose
beneath the brim, and carried old
fashioned nosegays having pink
ribbon showers. The costumes of the
junior bridesmaids were duplicates,
in miniature, of those worn by the
bridesmaids, following the brides
maids Mrs. W A. Thompson, of
Little Rock, Ark, only sister of the
bride, entered as dame of honor
Miss Vera Webb Oates, of Char
lotte, cousin of the bride, as maid
of honor. Immediately preceded the
bride to the altar. The dresses of
the dame-of-honor and the maid
of-honor were o| pink eyelet-em
broidered batiste over pink taffeta
with which they wore pink lace;
mils, hats of pink horsehair braid
»nd carried old-fashioned nosegays -
with blue ribbon showers,
The bride, entered on the arm of
her father. Mr. George Blanton, and
was met at the altar by the groom,
accompanied by his best man, Mr.
9amuel M. Cameron, of Greenfield,
Mass. She presented an exquisite
oicture wearing her mother’s wed
ling gown of silk net, trimmed with
tands of satin ribbon. She wore a j
dmpie veil of tulle, arranged with ;
race veil, and caught to her hair j
tap-fashion by the orange blossoms j
which have been worn by the bride j
in her family for several genera
tions, They were first used by her
great aunt in 1871. Mrs. Thayer isj
the twenty-fourth bride to have worn I
them. She carried a large shower j
bouquet of white roses.
Mrs. Thayer is the charming
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George
Blanton and a niece of Mr. C. C.*
Blanton She possesses unusual
qualities of personality and is one |
of the state's most attractive and
popular young girls. She received
her education at Converse college,
Spartanburg, S, C., and Smith col
lege, Northampton, Mass., where she
was graduated in 1829. She has
travelled abroad, and during a part,
of the past year was an instructor
at Knox school in Cooperstown, N,
jiif groom is a son or ur. and
Ml'S. I.ucius H. Thayer, of Boston,
Mass , and Dublin, N. H. He was
graduated from Phillips Exeter aca
demy in 1922, Amherst college In
1926, where he was a member of
Psi Upsilou fraternity, and from
Harvard school of business in 1929.
Since that, time he has been con
nected with the Second National!
Bank of Boston.
immediately after the wedding!
reception Mr. and Mrs. Thayer left!
for an extended wedding trip to:
Bermuda. Mrs. Thayer wore a trav
elling costume of navy blue chomg
witlr shaved lamb collar and cream
blouse, with which she wore navy
blue accessories. Upon their return j
from the wedding tour they will be j
at home on Ripley Road, Cohasset.!
A formal reception was held at
the bride's home immediately after
tlie wedding. The receiving line was
headed by the bride's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Blanton, the latter wear
ing a becoming afternoon frock of
peach lace with which she wore a
large peach horsehair braid hat and
a shoulder corsage of orchids. Be
side them stood the bride and
groom, and next to them were the
groom's parents, Mrs. Lucius H.
Thayer, with the Rev. Mr. Thayer.
The groom's mother wore an after
noon gown of grey and pink figur
ed chiffon with a shoulder corsage
of pink rases. Others in the receiv
ing line were Mr. and Mrs. W. A.
Thompson, Miss Vera Webb Oates,
Mr. Samuel M. Cameron, Mr. and
Mrs, Ted Green, Mr. and Mrs. L. E
Thayer. Miss Mary Louise Wads
worth, Miss Jean Watts. Miss Dora
Little, Miss Minnie Eddins Roberts,
Mr. Charles 8. Moore, Mr. Richard
K. Edwards and Misses Nancy Line
berger, Betty Oates. Betty Chap
man and Dorothy Ann Beattie
The lovely home was decorated
for the occasion with quantities of
spring flowers, with a color note of
pink and white being carried out.
Those assisting in receiving and en
tertaining were: Mrs. J. R. Oates,
Mr. and Mrs, Fred Oates, Mr. and
Mrs. Ted Rorison, and Mr and Mrs.
B. E. Blanton, of Asheville; Mr. and
Mrs. W. H. Beattie and Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Chapman, of Green
ville, 8 C.: Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Hamilton and Mr. and Mrs. John
B Oates, of Charlotte; Mr. and
Mrs. Ted Garner, of Union, £$. C.;
Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Butler, of Spar
tanburg. S. C.: Mr, and Mrs. Char
les Hames. of Gaffney, S, C.; Mr.
and Mrs. Will Roberts, Mr. Forrest
Eskridge, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Line
berger and Miss Mary Adelaide
Roberts. Serving in the dining room
were: Misses, Mary Suttle. Nancy
and Betty Suttle, Montrose Mull.
Margaret Blanton, Katherine Dover.
Mary Brandt Switzer, Louise Bailey,
Kathleen Hord, Mrs. Newton Ear
ned, the latter of Greensboro, and
Mrs. Floyd O. Smith, of Bristol,
Tenn. An ice and sweet course was
served, the color note of pink and
white being carried out iti the re
Out of town guests present in ad
dition to those named above were:
Misses Gillet Thayer and Mary
Thayer, of Westfield. Mass . Dr.
and Mrs. J. E. Goldthwatt and Mr.
and Mrs. William K. Goldthwait, of
Boston, Mass., Mr. and Mrs. W. H
Twitty, Mr. Lex Marsh, Miss Belle j
Ward Stowe, and Mr. and Mrs. R !
M. Mayer, of Charlotte; Mr. A. N.j
[Wood. Mr .and Mrs. Louis Wood.1
and Miss Jessie Lipscomb, of Gaff
ney. S. C.; Miss Ida Ledbetter, ol
! Lexington, Mr. Walker Blanton and
Mr. Dave Blanton, of Marion; Mrs i
Richard K. Edwards, of West New
ton, Mass., Mrs. Samuel M. Cam
eron, of Greenfield. Mass:, and Mr.
Frank Ryan, of Greenville, S. C.
| TO CLEAN GRAVE YARD AT
DOUBLE SPRINGS ON MAY 7
The Double Spring' grave yard
j " ill be cleaned off Thursday morn
j mg. May 7, Everybody is uYged to
please conje promptly at 7:00.
(Signed) The Committee.
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Noted Diva Will Star
Again on Met Stage
At Height of Career:
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Ernestine Schumann-Heink, 70-yea»-old world famous contralto, will
bo hoard again on tha ataga of tha Metropolitan Opera House. The
internationally known singer, w;mse rich voice has enthralled audiences
of many nations for more than half a century, looks forward to her
treatest triumph next season, when after three years’ retirement from
the state, she will once more be heard behind the footlights.
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