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- WILMINGTON, N. C„ SUNDAY, JANUARY 7, 1940 -np,^ n™™
i Mrs. Hamilton Wright Stevens, whose marriage took place on Saturday evening,
December 30 at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian church. Mrs. Stevens is the former Miss
plelen King Plummer of this city. (Photograph by Adams Studio.)
program For Co-operative Concert
I Wednesday Evening is Announced
The Ionian Singers, who will
esent the second of this season’s
i-operaiive concerts on the night
Wednesday, January 10, at 8:30
dock, in the auditorium of the
Hanover High school, are an
semble established with the
wed purpose of seeking out and
abing available to the public the
lst of male-voice music, from the
Os of Palestrina to our own. The
tartet's research has unearthed
asterpieces which have been all
' completely forgotten because
the long-standing preoccupation
maje singing groups with the
as difficult ballads and popular
bs of the hour.
These men, though active and
iPerieneed soloists in their own
Phts, have cultivated the rare
mty to submerge themselves in
o interests of a delicately attun
»’ "ttitdod and balanced tonal en
-m.ie. With voices of exceptional
ft'Huai quality and range, with
background of long study through
"us clanship, uncompromising ar
’ to i teals, and extensive concert
^’.ien«, they offer a program
|rat Is unique and exhilarating ex
1-lienee—a program of high musi
"orth. intimate appeal and
■Wt variety.
Admission to this concert will he
■ membership card only. All cards
J Aansferable and may be used
an-'°ue, with the consent of
|.' subscriber. The secretary, Wil
l*"1 G. Robertson, phone 2475,
884 TPresi<ient’ E. H. Munson,
- have the names of several
rubers who have place,-, their
s at disposal of the com
ee f°r this concert. Residents
;i ° ave Moved to Wilmington
’ he Membership campaign in
■ oer are eligible for member
;onP tor the remainder of the sea
na I rogram for the Ionian’s
la be as follows:
bcrtarpld,Dearborn’ first tenor; AI
Mlan second tenor; Baldwin
!in -Allen, baritone; Hildreth Mar
Sohmitt S°' Agisted by Elvin
' "nltt, pianist.
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ceaJ”?U!rhtS’ Thoughts Sur
An r ’ .(n,,adrlsal) -Ward
1 Lovea 'n§CS Pastora'e —W. Shaw
Dir-e ; a Pass (glee)-Reay
The° pjrn Woods-Hathaway
-Per o’Dundee (Scottish bal
Cantate Domino (motet) —Hassler
On Great Lone Hills (chorale from
“Findandia”) Sibelius-Matthews
Chants d’automne - Sain-Saens
Hey Robin, Jolly Robin—G. Shaw
Orpheus With His Lute-Barratt
Ho, Jolly Jenkin, from “Ivan
hoe" _ Sullivan-Andrews
What Shall We Do With the
Drunken Sailor (chantey, with
piano) _ Bartholomew
Gavotte _ Prokofieff
Suggestions diaboliques—Prokofieff
Nocturne in F sharp major .Chopin
Mr. Schmitt
Who Is Silvia? _ Vene
Sweet Little Jesus Boy (Louisiana
tune) _ MacGimsey
Little David, Play on Yo’ Harp
(spiritual) _ High
Torchbearer (Indian ghost
dance) _ Bissell-Lyman
Sour Wood Mountain (Kentucky
mountain ballad) _ Malin
Frog Went a-Courtin’ (Kentucky
mountain ballad) -Brock way
Down to de Rivah
(spiritual) _ MacGimsey
Hymn to the Night (with
piano) _ Campbell-Tipton
* # *

All women of the congregation
of the First Baptist church are
cordially invited to attend the tea
given by the W. M. S. of the
church at the home of the pastor,
107, South Front street, Monday aft
ernoon at 3:30 o’clock.
Mrs. Blanton and officers of the
society will be hostesses. All women
of the church are urged to attend.
* * *
The Carolina Beach Parent
Teachers- association will hold the
regular meeting Monday after
noon at 2:45 o’clock in the school
auditorium. All members and par
ents are invited to attend. • All
members are urged to note the
change in time of meeting.
Betty Harper
Engaged to Wed
Mr. Arbuckle
Announcement Will Be Read
With Widespread Interest
To Society Here
The following announcement will
be read with much interest by so
ciety in the city:
Mr. and Mrs. Finley Gwyn Har
per, of Hickory, announce the en
gagement of their daughter, Betty
Corinne Harper, to Howard Bell Ar
buckle, of Charlotte.
The wedding will be an interest
ing event of Saturday, March 2,
and will take place at the First
Presbyterian church at Hickory.
Miss Harper attended St. Mary’s
school in Raleigh, and Fairmont
school in Washington, D. C. She
has visited here a number of times
and has many friends in the city.
* * *
The regular meeting of Forest
Hills Parent-Teacher association will
be held in the school auditorium on
Tuesday, January 9 at 3 p. en.
At 2:30 p. m. a very important
executive meeting of all officers and
chairman will be held in Miss Von
Glahn’s class room.
The guest speaker will be Miss
Ethel Williams who will speak on
"Community Recreation”.
A full attendance is urged and
members arc requested to note time
of meeting.
The Cornelius Harnett P.-T. A.
will hold the regular meeting on
Tuesday evening at 7:30 o’clock at
the school. David Liles, scout exe
cutive, will be the guest speaker.
All members are urged to attend.
* * »
Birth Announced
Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Chason an
nounce the birth of a son, Henry
Vollers Chason, Jr., December 30
at the Marion Sprunt annex. Mrs.
Chason was formerly Miss Peggy
Miss Louise deRosset Dick and
Mr. Richard Barbee Gwathmey Wed
Historic St. James Episcopal
church was the scene of the wed
ding of Miss Louise deRosset Dick,
daughter of Mrs. Frederick William
son Dick, and Richard Barbee
Gwathmey, last evening at 8:30
Rev. William H. Milton and Rev.
Mortimer Glover officiated at the
ceremony. The altar was decorated
with two vases of Easter lilies and
candles. While the guests assembled
and during the ceremony William
G. Robertson, organist, rendered a
program of wedding music.
The bride was attended by her
first cousin, Miss Louise deRosset,
of Baltimore, Md.; as maid of honor,
and bridesmaids were Miss Betty de
Rosset, of Baltimore, Md.; Miss
Jane Emerson, Miss Kitty Corbett,
Mrs. Frank Carter Adams, of Aus
tin, Texas; and Mrs. Charles Mor
ton Stewart, of Baltimore, Md.
The maid of honor, Miss Louise de
Rosset, wore a gown of ice green
chiffon made on simple lines with
short puffed sleeves studded with
rhinestones. She wore in her hair a
red velvet bow and carried a red
velvet muff with rainsettias. The
bridesmaids wore dresses made on
the same lines only in white starch
ed chiffon and carried red velvet
muffs with poinsettias. They al j
wore small red velvet bows in their
The bride entered with her broth
er, Frederick W. Dick, by whom she
was given in marriage. She wore a
gown of white satin made on Prin
cess lines with long sleeves being
full at the shoulders and fitting tight
from the elbow to the wrist. The
neckline of the dress was high and
had a small turnover collar of rose
point lace. The veil of bridal illusion
panelled with rosepoint lace fell
gracefully from a cap of illusi' .
bordered with rosepoint lace, being
held in place at the back of the head
with a small band of orange blos
soms. She carried a bouquet of lilies
of the v&lley.
The bridegroom was attended by
his brother, Frank Winston Gwath
mey, of Washington, D. C., as best
man. Groomsmen were Dr. Edward
M. Gwathmey, of Spartanburg, S.
C., Herbert Gwathmey, of Balti
more, Md., brothers of the bride
groom ; Lemuel Doss, Peter Browne
Ruffin and Robert Strange.
Ushers were George Kidder, Har
grove Bellamy and Douglas Taylor.
Immediately following the cere
mony a reception was given at the
Cape Fear Country ciub.
Out-of-town guests were: Mrs. H.
W. Gwathmey, of Charlotte, mother
of the bridegroom, Mr. and Mrs.
Thoma; M. Glasgow, Miss Harriet
Glasgow, Thomas Glasgow, Jr., Miss
Grace Glasgow, Richard Glasgow,
and Miss Ellen Glasgow, all of Char
lotte; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Gwath
mey, of Baltimore, Md.; Dr. and
Mrs. Edward M. Gwathmey, of
Spartanburg, S. C.; John Gwathmey,
of Richmond, Va., Robert
Gwathmey, of Louisea, Va., Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph Deal, of Nor
folk, Va.; Mr. and Mrs. Scott Town
send, of Richmond, Va., Mrs. Wil
liam B. Sims, of Washington, D. C.;
Mrs. Thomas C. deRosset, of Balti
more, Md.; Miss Louise Randolph,
of Baltimore, Md.; Mr. and Mrs’.
Frank K. Myers, of Charleston, S.
C.; Mr. and Mrs. R. C. deRosset, of
Raleigh; Dr. and Mrs. William H.
Milton, of Baltimore, Md., Mrs. M.
F. H. Gouverneur, of Baltimore,
Md.; Miss Esther Gouverneur, of
Baltimore, Md.; Mr. and Mrs. H. M.
Smallwood, of Nutley, N. J.; Russell
Clark, of Tarboro, Mr. and Mrs.
Sam Nash, of Tarboro, and Mr. and
Mrs. William Parsley, of Charlotte.
Among those entertaining in honor
of the bride were Mrs. Hargrove
Bellamy, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Har
din, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B.
Graham, Miss Monimia MacRae,
Captain and Mrs. F. J. Evans, Mr.
and Mrs. Robert M. Williams, Lem
uel L. Doss, J. D. Taylor, Mr. and
Mrs. Peter Browne Ruffin, Mrs.
George Stearns, Mrs. Clayton Bell
amy, Mrs. Robert Rodman, Mrs. Da
vid Harriss, Mrs. Frank Carter
Adams, Mrs. J. K. Wise, Mr. and
Mrs. Walter Storm, Mr. and Mrs.
George E. Kidder, Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Strange, Miss Alice Walker,
Mrs. Charles Morton Stewart, and
Mr. and Mrs. J. Laurence Sprunt.
The couple left later for a wed
ding trip south.
* <e *
The Junior Music club held its
monthly meeting at St. James Great
Hall, Saturday morning, January 6,
at 10 o’clock. After the business
meeting a delightful program was
Those taking part and their selec
tions were: Betty Davis—“Song" by
McDowell. Sally M. Johnston —
“Claire de Lune” by Claude Debus
sy. Dorothea Jones—“Melody in F”
by Rubinstein.
* * *
The Winter Park P.-T. A. will
hold the regular meeeting on Tues
day afternoon at 3 o'clock.
The guest speaeker of the after
noon will be the Rev. R. H. Satter
field, pastor of the Winter Park
Baptist church. His subject will be
Leisure and Living. The devotion
al topic Living and Doing. A full
attendance is urged.
Attractive Bride
Mrs.- Joseph Pottle Green, who before her marriage on Friday, December 29, was
Miss Katharine Hubbard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Hubbard, of this city.
(Photograph by Adams Studio.)__
Charming Bride-Elect
Miss Betty Corinne Harper, of Hickory, whose engagement is announced today to
Howard Bell Arbuckle, of Charlotte. Miss Harper is well known in this city, having
visited here a number of times.
Miss Mary Isabelle Gray and
John Luther McLean Married
LUMBERTON, Jan. 6.—In an eve
ning ceremony of charming simplic
ity, Miss Mary Isabelle Gray and
John Luther McLean were married
Wednesday at 7:30 o’clock at the
home of the bride. The vows were
spoken to the Rev. Walter A. Stan
bury, pastor of Central Methodist
church, Asheville, uncle of the bride,
before an altar of Southern smilax,
lilies, chrysanthemums, snapdrag
ons and ferns illuminated by white
tapers. A program of nuptial mu
sic was rendered by Mrs. John C.
Fuller, pianist, and Wilton Barnes,
soloist. Mr. Barnes sang “All For
You” by Bertrand-Brown, and “Be
cause” by D’Hardelot. The wedding
march from Lohengrin was used
for the processional, and during the
ceremony, Mrs. Fuller played softly,
“My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice."
The bride was given in marriage
by her brother, Pendleton Gray, of
Whiteville. She was beautiful in her
wedding gown of off-white satin
fashiCnr.il with Queen Anne collar,
heart shape neckline and fitted
sleeves ending in points over the
wrists, with the skirts flaring grace
fully into a short train. Her tulle
veil was worn with a lace cap, trim
med with orange blossoms, and she
carried an arm bouquet of orchids
and valley lilies.
The bridegroom had as best man,
his brother, Malcolm P. McLean of
The bride had as maid of honor
her cousin, Miss Louisa Rankin of
Fayetteville, who lvore a frock of
ivory taffeta and carried a bouquet
of talisman roses.
The bride is the only daughter of
Mrs. Frederick Pendleton Gray and
the late Mr. Gray of Lumberton.
She is a graduate of the Woman's '
college of the University of North 1
Carolina, where she received a B. S- 1
degree. 1
The bridegroom is the eldest son !
of Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Purcell 1
McLean, of Maxton. He was grad- 1
uated from Presbyterian Junior col- 1
lege at Maxton, and is secretary and
treasurer of the Protective Agency, ]
Inc., an insurance firm of Lumber- |
ton. He was formerly assistant to
County Manager E. K. Butler.
After the ceremony Mr. and Mrs.
McLean left for a wedding trip to
Florida and on their return will be '
at home in Lumberton. For travel- r
ling the bride changed to a brown r
crepe dress with cowl neckline and r
Cull skirt, a Talmin brown coat in
Forstman needlepoint with brown
beaver trim and matching accesso
ries. Her shoulder corsage of orchids
was from her bridal bouquet.
Because of recent bereavement in
the bride’s family, only relatives and
close friends attended the ceremony.
Out-of-town guests included the pa
rents of the groom, Miss Clarkie
McLean, Billy McLean, Mr. and Mrs.
W. H. Hasty, Mrs. Lacy Williams,
Miss Leila Barnes and Bascom
Croom, of Maxton; Mr. and Mrs. M.
P. McLean, Jr. James McLean, Miss
Clara McLean, Mr. and Mrs. Claud
Rankin, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Stew
art', Albert Stewart, Jr., and Johnny
Stewart, Miss Mary Stewart of Fay
etteville; Mr. and Mrs. Neil McFad
gen, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Currie of
Raeford; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bethune,
of Pittsboro; Mr. and Mrs. Lacy
McLean of Charlotte; Mrs. Walter
A. StSEsbury of Asheville; Mrs.
Chalmers Currie of Laurinburg;
Judge and Mrs. N. T. Gray of Suf
folk, Va.; Mrs. John C. Bruton of
Columbia, S. C.; John C. Bruton,
Jr., of New York City; Mrs. W. H.
Watkins of Norwood; Mr. and Mrs.
Barma Alien, of Troy; Mr. and Mrs.
Jimmie Wiggins, - of Fairmont; the
Rev. and Mrs. James Appleby, An
derson, S. C.; Laughlin McKinnon,
Hartsville, S. C-; and Lonnie Croom,
}f Asheboro.
Mrs. Frank Rozier announces the
narriage of her daughter, Mary
Ruth, to Carson Ray Poole of Lum
jerton and Rocky Mount, Decem
)er 31, 1939, at Dillon, S. C. The
>ride attended Lumberton High
ichool, Motte’s Business school at
Wilmington and Pineiand college,
ialemburg. She is employed here by
he Southern Bell Telephone com
>any. The bridegroom received hie
ducation at the Rocky Mount High
chool and the University of North
Carolina, and is manager of McLel
an’s store. They are making their
iome in Lumberton.
* * * ,
The St. Mary’s Mothers ar«.
'eachers association will hold the
egular meeting on Monday after
oon at 4 o’clock at the school. All
jothers are urged to attend,

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