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Bridal Couple
Of Last Night
Bridesmaids Of Bolles-White
Wedding Entertain At
Lovely Luncheon
Mr. and Mr. James Ghadbourn
Bolles, popular bridal couple,
whose wedding took place last even
ing, were honored yesterday at a
lovely luncheon at the Cape Fear
Country club in Country Club Fines,
when the bridesmaids, Misses Eiiza
be:h Metts, Dorothy Sparkes, Fancy
Crow, Mildred Rawling, Margaret
Mayo White, and Mrs. Henry Em
erson, entertained.
Covers were laid for sixty-five
guests. The bride’s table was ap
pointed with a lovely centerpiece of
white snapdragons and hite carna
tions in a silver bowl.
* * ik
Jan. 27.—The Meredith college
Alumnae association will sponsor a
broadcast Friday afternoon, Febru
ary 2, honoring Meredith’s forty
first birthday anniversary. The tra
ditional Founders’ Day celebration
held annually on the first Friday in
February commemora.es the char
i tering of the college in 1891, though
the school did not open for its first
term until 1899. Ajumnae have con
tributed a broadcast to the annual
celebration every year since 1931.
Founders’ Day marks one of the
two occasions during the year when
all of the organized alumnae chap
ters and various informal groups
of former students meet in concert,
scheduling meetings Friday after
noon to coincide wuth the time of the
Mrs. AVingate M. Johnson, o£
AVinston-Salem, president of the
general alumnae association, will
take over the microphone first, in
troducing Meredith's new president,
Dr. Carlyle Campbell, who will
speak to the alumnae. The Mere
dith choir of 80 students under the
direction of Miss Helen Sharp will
sing several selections including the
college songs, “Queen of Our
Hearts” and ‘‘Alma Mater.” Doro
thy Green of Danville, Va., presi
dent of the student body, and Miss
Mae Grimmer, executive alumnae
secretary, wall be heard briefly.
Varying from the usual chapter
donations made in the past on
Founders’ Day, this year every
alumna has received an invitation
from Mrs. Johnson to send an indi
vidual gift to Meredith on its forty
first birthday which will be used for
the beautification of the driveway.
The landscaping of the center plant
ing strip of the driveway and the
approach to the gateway from the
highway will be undertaken under
the supervision of It J. Pearse,
landscape gardner of Raleigh. The
h.,rd surfacing of the front drive
ways completed in the summer of
1938, was made possible by dona
tions from the classes of 1926, ’27,
33C, and ’39. Alumnae are requested
to mail their birthday funds to the
alumnae secretary so that they will
arrive on or prior to Founders’ Day
when the total number of contribu
tors and the amount contributed
may be announced on the afternoon
Dirthday messages and congratu
latory telegrams from the chapters
that have long been a part of the
Founders’ Day celebration, will be
I1 1 1 i
posted prominently on a bulletin
board in the administration build
ing. Other features of the day will
include an address by Dr. Frank P.
Graham, president of the Universi
ty of North Carolina at ll o’clock in
the auditorium that morning, a
faculty tea in the parlors during the
afternoon, and a formal reception
in the evening given by the stu
Chapters ana tneir presiucmo uui
have notified Miss Mae Grimmer,
alumnae secretary, of the places
they will meet on the afternoon of
Founders’ Day, are as follows: Apex,
Miss Margaret Bright of New Hill,
president, meeting with Mrs- A, T.
Seymour, Sr.; Henderson-Warren
ton, chapter, Mrs. W. W. Parker,
president, meeting with Mrs. M. B.
Garrett in Henderso-; Scotland
Neck chapter, Mrs. Gordon Mad
drey, president, meeting at the home
of Mrs. Mildred Edwards Clark with
Mrs. U. H. Kitchin and Mrs. L. L.
Cherry as joint hostesses.
Other presidents of organized
chapters who are expected to ar
range meetings in their towns are
as follows: Mrs. G. R. Kornegay in
Burgaw; Mrs. F. C. Hayes in Chapel
Hill; Miss Rose Collins in Char
lotte; Mrs. Fred Byerly in Dunn;
Mrs. C- T. Council, Jr., in Durham;
Mrs. Marion Beckwith in Fayette
ville; Mrs. N. L. Broughton in Gar
ner; Mrs. A. R. Mallard in Golds
boro; Miss Netta o. Liles in Greens
boro; Mrs. D. A. Rawley in High
Point; Miss Catherine Canady in
Kinston; Mrs. H. W- Baucom in
Asheville; Miss Mary Frances Un
derwood in Sanford; Mrs. P. M.
Eames in Lexington; Miss Frances
Haywood in Ht. Gilead; Miss Julia
Calvert, in Jackson; Mrs. T. C.
Wagstaff in Roxboro; Miss Susie
Mae Porter in Rockingham; Mrs.
T. M. Stanback in Salisbury; Mrs.
Howell De Berry in Rocky Mount;
Mrs. Charles McIntyre in Lumber
ton ; Miss Vera Dixon in Thomas
ville; Mrs. L. R. Harrill in Ra
leigh; Mrs. T. T. Hamilton, Jr., in
Wilmington; and Miss Pauline
Davis in 'Winston-Salem.
Alumnae leaders who are not af
filiated with any organized chapter
w'ho plan to assemble former Mere
dith students in a group in their re
spective towns to tune in for the
broadcast are as follows: Mrs. Or
ville Creech of Ahoskie; Mrs. Rich
ard Brown of Albemarle; Mrs.
Cleveland Thayer of Asheboro; Mrs.
P. Y. Greene of Burlington, Mrs.
B. A. Hocutt of Clayton; Mrs- Ru
fus A. Pool of Clinton; Mrs. James
Carroll Abbott of Elizabeth City;
Mrs. G. L. Grantham of Fairmont;
Mrs. Daisy Holmes Smith of Farm
ville; Miss Carolyn Wray of Gas
tonia; Mrs. George H. McNeill of
Morehead City; Mrs. Joe Haynes of
Mt. Airy; Mrs. W. E- Lewis of Mt.
Olive; Mrs. Eugene Olive of North
Wilkesboro; Mrs. C. K. Proctor of
Oxford; Mrs. E. B. Hatch of Pitts
boro; Mrs. Spencer Waynick of
Reidsville; Mrs. A. B. Suttle of
Shelby; Mrs. Joseph R. Overby of
Smithfield; Mrs. Raymond B. Mal
lard of Tabor City; Miss Virginia
Branch of Enfield; Mrs. William J.
Wartman of Morganton; Mrs. Bon
ner Knox of Statesville; Mrs. J. W.
Bowen of Washington; Mrs. C. J.
Baldwin of Whiteville; Mrs. Robert
Creech of Wilson; Mrs. Zene Mar
tin of Marion; ana Mrs. A. D. Hurst
of Onslow county.
Out-of-state alumnae will meet in
Florence, S. C., with Mrs. W. T.
Thomas; in Tea Neck, N. J., with
Mrs. F. C. Moore; in Washington,
D. C., with Mrs. Georgia Britt.
The Winter Park Home Demon
stration club met on Friday after
noon with Mrs. E. G. Hail. Mrs. J.
E. Hall and Mrs. George Field were
joint hostesses.
Interesting reports were given by
Mrs. C- L. Williamson, home man
agement leader, and Mrs. H. O.
Thomas, citizenship leader.
The club adopted six goals for
the community as a program of
work for the coming year.
After the business session Miss
Mason, home agent, gave an inter
esting discussion on "Outlook for
1940." Following this discussion a
pleasant social hour was enjoyed.
Members present were Mrs. R. W.
Galphin, Mrs. J. B. Heidt, Mrs. J. C.
Hobbs, Mrs. J. H. Irving, Mrs. W.
F. King, Mrs. E. G. Hall, Mrs. C. S
Lewis, Mrs. R. W. Mason, Mrs. H.
T. Newland, Mrs. It. T. Hivenbark,
Mrs. E. M. Milton, Mrs. J. E. Hall,
Mrs. J. F. Rogers, Mrs. George
Field, Mrs. H. o. Thomas, Mrs. D.
L. Wagner, Mrs. C. L. Williamson,
Miss Ann Mason and Miss Athalia
* » *
The Ladies Aid society of St. Matt
hew’s Lutheran church will serve
a fried chicken supper in the Sun
day school building Thursday eve
ning, February 1, from 6 until 8
o’clock. The public Is cordially in
vited to enjoy the delicious supper
at a small cost.
* * *
Birth Announced
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Hawkins
announce the birth of a son, David
Miller on January 25, at the Marion
Sprunt annex.
In tho middle ages abduction of
women was regarded as gallantry
rather than crime.
Gilbert And Sullivan Operetta
Here are four attractive members
of the cast of the Gilbert and Sulli
van operetta ‘‘H. M. S. Pinafore,”
which is to be presented by the
Carolina Playmakers with the coop
eration of the University Music de
partment in Memorial hall in Chapel
Hill Friday and Saturday evenings,
February 2-3, at 8:30 o’clock.
Prof. Samuel Selden of the Play
maker staff is serving- as director,
Prof. John E. Toms of the Music
department is in charge of the mu
sic, and Prof. Earl Slocum of the
Music department will conduct the
musical accompaniment provided by
the Phi Mu Alpha music fraternity
orchestra. Robert Carroll of Ham
let is accompanist.
L'eft to right are: Helen Copen
haver, of Marion, Ya., who is tak
ing the leading role of Josephine;
Elizabeth Blair, of Thomasville; Pa
roda Ann Toms, of Chapel Hill, and
Dorothy Browning, of Chapel Hill,
are members of the chorus.
DURHAM, Jan. 27.—The hopes of
twenty-one students selected by
their fellow collegians as the most
beautiful at Woman’s college, Duke
university, were today turned to
ward New York city, where John
Powers, the beauty broker, will next
week select one as the prettiest of
the lot.
The twenty-one—few of whom
have reached that age—were select
ed in a Duke campus poll conducted
by the "Chanticleer,” student year
book. Photographs of the pretty sub
jects, in a wide variety of costumes
I and poses, are now on the way to
Pow'ers. From this group he is to
select ten to be featured in the
"beauty section” of the publication.
Announcement of his selection will
be made with the release of the an
nual, in May.
jruwers agency is neaaquariers
for more than 100 of Americas’ most
popular and highly-paid models.
Since, as economists often point out,
it’s the girl in the ad and not the
“copy” that sells tooth paste, trac
tor tires or teething rings, Powers
says his girls comprise the No. 1
sales force of America.
Other judges in recent “Chanti
cleer” beauty contests have been:
Cecil B. DeMille, George Petty, Al
fred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne.
The following students were se
lected in the campus poll;
Marjorie Barber, Charlotte; Fran
ces Borland, Durham; Jane Ches
son, Durham; Dorothea Conger,
Staunton, Va.; Mary Elizabeth
Crawford, Mineral Point, Wis.; Vir
ginia Heyward, Asheville; Martha
Noel Johnson, Atlanta, Ga.; Jean
Lambdin, St. Petersburg, Fla.; Jane
Leonard, Winona, Minn.; Nancy
Lineberger, Shelby; Barbara Mc
Nally, Sewickley, pa.
Jeanne Murphy, Upper Darby,
Pa.; Wilma Plansoen, Belleville, N.
J.; Florence Rick, Pittsburgh, Pa.;
Connor Marie Sherrill, Charlotte';
Suzanne Sommers, Maplewood, N.
J.; Carilen Stiles, Washington, D.
C-; Dorothy Stivers, Maplewood,
N. J.; Anne Sykes, Queens Village,
N. Y.; Louise Van Hagen, Buffalo,
N. Y.; and Mary Whyte, Pittsburgh,
Misses Chesson, Johnson, Lamb
din, Murphy, Sommers and Stivers
were subsequently selected as can
didates for the title of “Miss Uni
versity” in the 1940 “Yackety-Yack”
yearbook of the University of North
Carolina. Students of several other
leading Southern women’s colleges
are also candidates.
* * *
FAIR BLUFF, Jan. 27.—H. N.
Rogers who is on the tobacco mar
ket in Danville, Va., spent last
week-end at his home in Fair Bluff.
Mrs. Ellis Meares returned Satur
day from James Walker hospital
where she was a patient for more
Rian a week. —Mrs. Venie Ham
rhond Brown left Friday for her
home in Nashville, Tenn., after be
ing called home Monday on account
of the sudden death of her father
Emory Hammond. —Miss Hannah
Yates, of Chadbourn, spent last
week-end here with’ Miss Trixie
Yates and Mrs. Clara Nance. —Mrs
H. C. Treadwell, of Magnolia, has
been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. El
lis Devine Meades.
The Rev. Elbert N. Johnson and
family were called to Riverton Sat
urday on account of the death of
an uncle. —Mr. and Mrs. J. B.
Prince had visiting them Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. Eldred Prince of Lo
ris, S. C. —Woodrow Small of the
U. S. Navy stationed in California,
is visiting his parents, Mr. and
i Mrs. M- D. Small. —Mrs. Horace
Rogers is spending some time in
Charlotte with her parents. —Mr.
and Mrs. A. H. Powell are expected
home from Lexington, Ky., in a few
days. Mr. Powell has been on the
tobacco market there since last
fall. —Miss Amanda Coleman and
Elbert Keziah, of Florence, S. C..
are spending the week-end with the
formers parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Coleman.
P. P. Renfrew left recently for
the tobacco market in Boone. '•—
Miss Kate McIntyre a teacher in
the local school, was called to her
home in Wingate last week on ac
count of, the death of a relative. —
Mr. and Mrs. Hobert Hammond, of
Lumberton, were recent guests of
their parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. C.
Hammond. —Mr. and Mrs. L. C- Ed
mond left Saturday for their home
in St. Lotus, Mo., after a week’s
stay with their mother, Mrs. J. P.
Edmond. —Hubert Norris, of Mocks
ville, visited his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. H. V. Norris last week. —B. L.
Townsend, of Whiteville, spent a
few days at his home here last week
recuperating from an illness. —Mrs.
Sam Scott, Jr., and baby, aro in
Wilmington at the baHy hospital
for observation. —Mrs. M. E. Walk
er and Miss Helen Elvington have
returned from a Lumberton hospi
tal where they have been patients.
Raymond Waddell has entered
school at Union Mills at mid-term.
Mrs. Frank Thompson and son,
Philip, spent Sunday here with Mrs.
Thompson's father, Henry Coleman.
—Miss Elma Williamson, of Cerro
Gordo, was the week-end guest of
Miss Joe Wade. —G. S. Page has
been visiting his sisters, Mrs. Mary
Oliver and Mrs. Jesse Inman in
Lyons, Ga. His daughter, Miss Cora
Page accompanied him to States
ville, Ga., to resume her college
Mrs. Robert Powell and little
daughters, of Marion, s. C., were
visitors in the city last week. —Mr.
and Mrs. Van R. Powell and little
daughter, Pearl, of Angier, were re
cent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce
Mrs. H. E. Floyd was hostess tt>
the Woman’s Missionary society of
the Methodist church Wednesday af
ternoon, January _7 when the socie
ty met for the regular meeting. Af
ter the business session and the
program was over the fourteen
members present enjoyed a birth
day party for Mrs. Ed Rogers which
was delightfully carried out by the
hostess. Dainty refreshments were
served after the surprise gifts were
Mr. and Mrs. John Prince an
nounce the birth of a son on Satur
day, January 20, at Martin’s hospi
tal, Mullins, S. C
* * *
111 At Hospital
Little Annie Sue Murray, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. George Murray,
is ill at the James Walker Memorial
Diophantus wrote 13 books on
algebra in the fourth century.
GREENSBORO, Jan. 27.—The
commercial class at Woman's col
lege of the University of North
Carolina held their annual dancs
Saturday evening, January 27, ir
Rosenthal gymnasium, which was
decorated to carry out the valentine
Leading the figure were Miss Sy
bil Gillikin, of New Bern, president
of the class, with Harold Wood, ot
Charlotte, and Miss Zada Nichol
son, of Durham, dance chairman
with Joe Taylor, of Durham. Miss
Gillikin wore a white taffeta even
ing dress and Miss Nicholson w’as
dressed in aqua chiffon.
Others in the figure were; Miss
Ann Chrisholm, of Greensboro, vice
president, with James Macathern
Greensboro; Miss Catherine Bangle
Charlotte, secretary-treasurer, with
Grady Ussery, Southern Pines; Miss
Mary Carter, Stoneville, with Bil
Vail, Rutherford, N. J.; Miss Vads
Nicholson, Durham, with Alston Pif
er, Durham; Miss Mary Elizabett
Moore, Weldon, with Tommy Boone
Jackson; Miss Lucille Greer, Mor
Miss Powers,
Winfield Smith
Are Married
Quiet Wedding Takes Place In
Presence Of Relatives
On Saturday
Miss Ann Powers and H. Win
field Smith were quietly married
yesterday by the Rev. J. A. Sulli
van in the presence of their im
mediate families.
Mrs. Smith is the daughter of Cap
tain and Mrs. K. J. Fowers of For
est Hills, and was educated in the
schools of New Hanover county and
at Catawba college.
Mr. Smith is engaged in the prac
tice of law and is the county so
licitor of New Hanover county. He
is the son of R. D. and the late
Mrs. Ella Allen Smith, prominent
Bladen county family.
After a short wedding trip Mr.
and Mrs. Smith will make their home
at 410 North Fifth street, this city.
GREELEY, Colo. — UP)— A train
wreck brought two old friends to
gether in Greeley for the first time
in 22 years.
Among passengers taken to a
hospital after a passenger train was
derailed was Florence Goff of Mos
cow, Idaho.
Mrs. W. C. Edmundson of Greeley
read the name in a newspaper and
recalled that Mrs. Goff was her
school chum and classmate at the
University of Idaho at Moscow. She
hurried to the hospital and found
Mrs. Goff.
ANN ARBOR—Earl Martineau,
Michigan backfield coach, calls the
Purdue team of 1929 and the 1935
Princeton team, the best all-around
football teams he has seen in 15
years of coaching.
ganton, with Bill Clarkson, Morgan
Miss Frances James, Charlotte,
with Mitchell Hardy, Reidsville;
Miss Hilda Hardage, Charlotte, with
Bill Mann, Albemarle; Miss Cathe
rine Speros, Maxton; Miss Emily
Gravely, Woodsdale, with John
Joyner, South Boston, Va.; Miss
Ruth Price, Monroe, with Walter
James, Wilmington; Miss Becky
Taylor, with Lloyd Hollingsworth,
Miss Elizabeth Hathaway, coun
selor in Hinshaw hall, was sponsor
for the dance. Chaperones were
Mrs. Mary Marley, Miss Barbara
Ann Perecinic and Miss Mary Har
Special guests included Dr. and
Mrs. W. C. Jackson, Miss Josephine
Hege, Miss Mary Channing Cole
man, and Miss Anne Shamburger.
Music for the dance was by Bill
Vandendries and his orchestra.
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Reorganization Session Sched
uled For Monday Night
At 8 O’clock
■ %
The Wilmington Better Business
club will hold a reorganization meet
ing tomorrow night at 8 o’clock in
the Tide Water Power company as
sembly hall. Business executives
interested in taking part in the
club’s program of “Boost Wilming
ton’’ have been invited to attend
the meeting and to join the organ
The club was formed last October
i :
and has held meetings each Monday
night since that time.
Discussions included advertising
and sales promotions and lecturers
on these subjects have spoken at sev
eral of the meetings. Among the
speakers was Mrs. Lucille Zgor.tz,
wl.o discussed various phases e!
sales promotion. j
The members and officers of the
club have expressed the wish that
business executives and those en
gaged in advertising and sales pro
motion work join and take part in
the work in order that the club
may become a strong force for pub
lic good.
The meeting tomorrow night will
last until 9 o’clock—half the time
to be devoted to a lecture and the
remainder to discussions by the
Use Warren System Cautiously; Be Sure Hand Has Slam
This is the fourth of a series
of six articles on the Warren
slam bidding convention.
* * *
(America’s Card Authority)
Most slam-bidding conventions
are abused because the average
player tries to make use of them
too often. This is no less true of
the Warren slam method than of
others which, perhaps, do not give
so much information.
The slam signal, four no trump,
should be bid not only because a
player has the required two aces, or
one ace and a void, but also because
he thinks a slam ca.. probably be
made and a contract of five-odd is
quite safe.
In today’s hand, after North bid
diamonds and then showed heart
support, South was quite sure a
small slam would be a good con
tract if North held at least one ace
and the king of his suit, diamonds.
South therefore bid four no trump
to learn North’s high-card strength.
North’s response of five hearts
showed three points. Theoretically
this could be an ace and a king, or
three kings; but South knew it
showed an ace and king because he
had three of the four kings him
The proper final contract still
had to be carefully weighed- South
had never shown his diamond sup
port, and had only a four-card heart
suit; but he was afraid that if
North’s ace were in spades and not
in hearts, and North were the de
clarer at six diamonds, East could
lead a spade through South’s king.
South, therefore, decided the hand
should be played at hearts, and bid
six hearts.
West saved his high spades, hop
ing the lead in that would eventual
ly have to come to him, and opened
a trump. South made an overtrick
by ruffling a low club in dummy be
fore drawing trumps and running
the diamond suit.
NEXT: Avoiding a slam.
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