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[=1 THE SUHjftUT_-NEWS _dnrME £>©(%? (gmrv ®(? re@®!5figg A&^^iufAgfuiiaig yOL, II*-—'NO- 19.__WILMINGTON, N. C., SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1940 , price FIVE CENTS Marries In Duke Chapel Mrs. William Marshall Courtney, whose marriage took place on Saturday evening, February 3, in Duke university chapel. Mrs. Courtney is the former Miss Gwendolyn Hooge Adams, of Martinsburg, W. Va. Mr. and Mrs. Courtney are making their home in Southport for the present. Cape Fear Garden Club Will Have Open Meeting On Wednesday Night The Cape Fear Garden club will have an open meeting on Wednes day evening, February 14, at S o'clock in Gilmour Hall of the First Presbyterian ftiurch. This meeting "ill be open to the public and no admission charge will be asked. At the meeting Miss Louchs, a representative of the Thomas Tours of Rock Hill, S. C., will present a leries of beautiful pictures of south ern gardens, featuring those of Mo bile, Biloxi, Pas Christian, New Or leans and the famous Bellingratl: gardens. There will be a short meeting oi the executive board at 7:30 o’clock in order to transact any necessary business. Members are asked to note the change in hour and place of meet ing. Stamp Defiance Chapter D. A. R. Conducts Interesting Meeting The Stamp Defiance chapter, Daughters of the American Revolu lion’ held the regular meeting with Mw- Z. K. Bell at her heme on 5outh Fourth street on Friday aft irnoon at 3:30 o'clock. In the absence of the regent, Mrs. ^ Bannerman, the vice-regent, "rs' R. C. McCarl, presided. Interesting reports were made by 'ri' 'anions chairman and officers. chapter historian announced a a book review of “Culture in e boutlr by Miss Eleanor Wood, , U.r held on Thursday evening, ‘uary 13, at the home of Miss ar! R. Jacobs. All chapter mem ieis"er® invited to attend this re 1,',. ^is Object is one chosen by hall Ute 1J' A' R' historian and will fr en®e the interest of the chap li^ r 6r '^mer^canism chairman, ia Lena Beery and Mrs. R. E. Wil .. S| cha‘rtnan for citizenship, l th Praised f°r their splendid work e naturalization exercises. “lumnesaofer V°ted, t0 giVe three w.. , ot genealogical records, K u by the chairman, Mrs. S. arn’ to the public library. 1 bv3a nefliance has been honor ;rs a'in“ one °f its members, lai ' 'aj’ne Spencer serve as mcher'113 °f the North Carolina hronph'n °n National Defense odurtrt ^atriotic Education. She in rth tbd h!r remar^ hy settii g tegarri °b:iectives of the D. A. R. At ib S b° naBonai defense, til °f the meeting Mrs. -sisted by Miss Evelyn Sover ell and Miss Eloise Mcllwain serv ed a delicious ice course to the chap ter members. * * * FOUNDERS’ DAY PROGRAM WILL BE CONDUCTED MONDAY A Founder's Day program will be given at the February meeting of the Wrightsboro Parent-Teacher as sociation on Monday afternoon at 3 o’clock at the school. This program will honor the past president of the association. There will be a tree planting exercise honoring Mrs. J. P. Newton, one of the first presidents. The follow ing will participate in this exer cise: Mrs. H. T. Everett, Mrs. O. B Ives, Mrs. Pittman and Mrs. Ed. Wright. Mrs. Leslie Meredith will render a vocal selection, “Trees.” At the conclusion of the program, the P.-T. A. birthday cake will be cut. A short business session will be conducted by Mrs. H. R. Corbett, president. All members and interested pat rons of the school are invited to at tend this meeting. * * * WOMAN’S AUXILIARY EXECUTIVE BOARD WILL MEET MONDAY The executive board of the Wom an’s auxiliary of the First Presby terian church will meet Monday af ternoon at 4 o’clock at the church. Miss Adams Is Hostess Feting Mrs. James Adams Miss Fuller, Mrs. Norment j And Mrs. Morrison Are Also Honored LUMBERTON, Feb. 10—Miss Martha Adams was hostess at an afternoon bridge party for Mrs. James Adams of Rowland when she entertained twenty-eight guests at Hotel Lorraine. Sharing honors with Mrs. Adams were Miss Epsie Fuller, bride-elect. Mrs. Lansing Norment and Mrs. Jack Morrison of Pembroke, recent brides. High score prize was won by Mrs. Jack Moffitt and traveling prize by Miss Eliza beth Biggs. Lovely gifts were pre sented the guests of honor. Refresh ments were served after the game. Mrs. Harold Collins was hostess at a bridge luncheon Thursday at Hotel Lorraine reting Miss Epsie Fuller,- bride-elect, Miss Helen Mae Cox of Rockingham, bride-elect, and Mrs. Jack Moffitt, summer bride. The Valentine motif was emphasiz ed in table appointments, tallies and in the three-course luncheon, served after the game. High score prize was won by Miss Frances Jennings of Spartanburg, S. C„ and gifts were presented the brides and Mrs. Jack Parks. Mrs. Stephen McIntyre, Jr., was hostess to her Thursday Afternoon clr.b at her home. Miss Epsie Ful ler, bride-elect of Saturday, was guest of honor and received a gift of silver. Prizes were won by Mrs. Harold Goode for members, Miss Frances Jennings of Spartanburg, for visitors and traveling prize was awarded Mrs. W. C. Hammond, Jr. Molded ices were served after the game with decorated cakes, salt ed nuts and coffee. Lovely gifts were given Miss Fuller her sister, Mrs. Edmund Berkeley of Buena Vista, Va., and Miss Annie Louise Steele of Rockingham. Lumbee Study club met Thursday night at the home of Mrs. Alf H. McLeod with Mrs. W. W. Parker presiding. Mrs. R. H. Livermore, in charge of the program, presented (Continued on Page Twelve) Miss Eleanor Elliott Graham Is I Bride Of Paul Arrington Moore Wedding Takes Place At St. Paul’s Episcopal Church In Clinton CLINTON, Feb. 10—In a cere mony of impressive simplicity and beauty, Miss Eleanor Elliott Gra ham and Paul Arrington Moore were married on Tuesday evening, Feb ruary 6, at St. Paul’s Episcopal church in Clinton. The Rev. James D. Beckwith, of Hillsboro, brother-in-law of the bride, officiated. The church was beautifully deco rated for the occasion. Prior to the ceremony. Mrs. J. R. Best, organist, played several nup tial selections. Her program includ ed “The Flower Song,” "Traumerie" and “Indian Love Call.’ Mrs. Jack Pool, soloist, sang “O Perfect Love.” Miss Florence Biz zell, soloist, sang "The Voice That Breathed O’er Eden.” The processional was Lohen grin’s wedding march, and Men delssohn’s wedding march was used as the recessional. MacDoweJl’s “To A Wild Rose” was softly played during the ceremony. • Mrs. Joe M. Wilkins, of Sanford, sister of the bride, was dame of honor. She wore a blue gown, hav ing a full net skirt and a bodice of lace, with sweetheart neckline. Her off-the-face hat was of blue net, with a matching veil. Miss Jane Ellen Thompson, of Clinton, was maid of honor. Her gown was of pink, on similar lines as that of the dame of honor. She wore a turban formed with folds of pink taffeta. The bridesmaids were Miss ■ Mar garet Moore, of Hamlet, and Miss Eloise Moore, of Clinton, sisters of the groom, Mrs. W. M. Atkinson and Miss Dorothy Kerr of Clinton. They wore gowns of shell pink net with a satin girdle, and caps of match ing pin net, with veils. k' The groomsmen were: Jimmy Austin, of Mt. Olive, Croom Fair cloth, Jim Hubbard, C. C. Tart, Jr;, Jack Morisey and Teddy Boney, all of Clinton. Miss Graham was given in mar riage by her father, Archibald Mc Lean Graham. The bridegroom had as his best man, his brother, Henry Elliott Moore. The bride wore a gown of ivory Duchess satin with a sweetheart neck line and long tight-fitting sleeves, the folds of the full skirt forming a long train. The veil of illusion fell gracefully from a coro net of pearls. She carried her moth er's white wedding prayer book, de corated with orchids and showered with lilies of the valley. Following the ceremony, the pa rents of the bride, at their home on Lisbon street, entertained at a re ception in honor of the bride and groom. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. McL. Graham, of Clin ton. Mr. Moore is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Moore of Clinton. After the reception the couple left for Florida on a wedding trip, and upon their return will make their home in Clinton. MRS. YELVERTON, RECENT BRIDE, FETED AT PARTY Mrs. W. O. Greene entertained honoring Mrs. J. T., Yelverton, re cent bride, at a miscellaneous show er on Wednesday evening at her home. The Valentine motif was carried out in the party appoint ments, and a delicious ice course was served. The bride was shower ed with a number of gifts. Those present were Mrs. J. T. Yelverton, honoree; Miss Estelle Parker, Miss Dorothy Futrelle, Miss Mary Waters, Mrs. N. H. Larkins, Mrs. Pearl Townsend, Mrs. R. M. Reaves, Mrs. W. T. Garvey, Mrs. Bessie King, Mrs. Nell Daniels, Mrs. Milton Parker, Mrs. R. T. Eddings, Mrs. Sol Sternberger, Mrs. Winfield Smith, Mrs. Futrelle, Mrs. Ed Boushee and Mrs. T. E. Cox. • • * WILMINGTON ASSEMBLY WILL HOLD MEETING WEDNESDAY NIGHT ■The Wilmington Assembly, No, 12, Order of Rainbow for Girls, will hold the regular meeting at the Masonic Temple on Wednesday evening at 7:15 o’clock. The newly elected officers for the ensuing year will be installed at this meeting by Miss Betty Harper, past advisor, assisted by past ad visors of'the assembly. The officers are Misg Betty Har tis, Miss Ann Cheek, Miss Frances Heidt and Miss Arrovive William son. Other officers will be installed at this meeting and the chairmen of standing committees will be an nounced. A Valentine party has been planned following the regular meet ing. All members are urged to be present. • * * ALPHA RHO SORORITY HOLDS REGULAR MEET The regular meeting of the Alpha Rho sorority was held at the home of Miss Marie Bost, 1201 Chestnut street, on Monday evening, Febru ary 5. The president, Miss Frances Wettig, conducted the meeting and introduced all the new members. Routine business was discussed. It was announced that the next meet ing will be held at the home of Miss Frances Wettig on Monday, February 19. Following the busi ness meeting the hostess served refreshments. • • • EAST WILMINGTON HOME CLUB WILL MEET ON THURSDAY The East Wilmington Home Dem onstration club will hold the. regu lar meeting Thursday afternoon at 3 o’clock with Mrs. Craig at her home on the Market Street rcfed. * * * Birth Announced Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Stone, of Hemp, announce the birth of a daughter, Judith Ann, on February 7, at the Yadkin hospital in Albe marle. Mrs. Stone was the former Miss Annie Mae King, of this city. _ Wallace Bride-Elect __ r '........ . Miss Estelle Ennis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ennis, of Wallace, whose engagement is announced to John B. Boney, Jr., of Jacksonville, Fla. The wedding will take ulace on March 16, at the Wallace Presbyterian church. 9 Engagement Announced Miss Jeannette Elizabeth Fussell, whose engagement is announced today by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Fussell, of this city, to Waddell Albert Corbett, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Corbett, of Wilmington. (Photograph by Adams Studio.) Miss Fussell, W. A. Corbett Wedding Of Popular Couple Vjpll Take Place In The Spring The following announcement will be read with much interest here: Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Fusseli, of Wilmington, formerly of Atlanta, Georgia, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jeannette Eliza beth, to Waddell Albert Corbett, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Corbett, of Wilmington. Miss Fussed attended Meredith college in Raleigh, and Mr. Corbett was graduated from Duke univer sity in the class of 1937. Mr. Cor bett is associated in business with his father in the Corbett Package company of Wilmington. rrv,« tit ill WA ntrfln +• rxf spring. * * * REV. ALEXANDER WILL SPEAK AT COVENANT The Woman’s Auxiliary of t h e Church of the Covenant will be hostess auxiliary to all the Presby terian auxiliaries of the . city and neighboring communities on Tues day to hear Rev. R. L. Alexander of Lumberton. The meeting will be held in the Kenan building at 3:30 o’clock and anyone who is interested in fo reign missions is most cordially in vited to attend. Rev. Alexander is a most inspiring speaker so much so that the auxiliary asked for this early return engagement. The en tire leadership of the church heard him at a supper meeting in Janu ary. * * * MISS DANIELS AND JAMES E. MILLIS ENGAGED TO MARRY Mr. and Mrs. Clinton William Daniels announce the engagement of their daughter, Josephine Atha lia, to James Edward Millis, of Hampstead, son of Mrs. Robert James Millis, of Hampstead and the late Mr. Millis. The wedding will take place in the spring. Educational Department Of Sorosis Will Have Current Events Contest The Educational Department of the North Carolina Sorosis club will have a. Current Affairs contest, bas-. ed on articles from the Time’s ma gazine during the past six months, on February 15 at 4 u’clock in the clubrooms on North Third street. This contest is now an important feature in the winter programs of quite a few of the most prominent women’s clubs in America, there be ing over a hundred clubs partici pating this winter. With clubwom en so much more interested in news from abroad and in tne coming elec tion struggles at home, we are con fident that all club members will be keener than ever over this current affairs contest. This test, by far the most widely used in America, ;s pre pared for us by Professors Eurich and Wilson, co-authors of the co operative contemporary affairs test of the American council on educa All club members and their guests are urged to take part in this contest. The winner may choose any book valued up to ?5.00 for her prize. Below is a list of books from which the winner may choose or she may select her favorite book from any other list. Modern American Painting, by Ed. Peyton Boswell, Jr.t Dodd Mead; Union Now, by Clarence K. Streit, Harper; America At The Movies, by Margaret F. Thorp. Yale University president; Moment in Peking, by Lin Yutang, John Day; The Theatre Handbook and Digest of Plays by Ed. Bernard Sobel, Crown; Modern American and Bri tish Poetry (Anthol), Ed. Louis Un termeyer, Harcourt; The Modern Shakespeare, by. Rockwell Kent Edition, Garden City; Birds of America, by Ed. T. Gilbert Pearspn,. Garden City; The Incredible Era, by Samuel Hopkins Adams, Hough ton Mifflin; American in Midpas sage, by Charles and Mary Beard, Macmillan; The Nazarene, by Sho lem Asch, Putnam; Tar Heel Edi tor, by Josephus Daniels, Univer sity of North Carolina Press; Inside Europe (War Edition), by John Gunther, Harper; Inside Asia, by John Gunther, Harper; Through Embassy Eyes, by Martha E. Dodd, Harcourt; Letters to Mary (The Story of Hele Hayes), by Cathe rine Hayes Brown, Random House; Life of Greece, by Will Durant, Si mon and Schuster; I Married Ad venture, by Osa Johnson, Lippin cott; Frontiers of Enchantment, by William R. Leigh, Simon and Schus ter; ^Statesmen of the Lost Cause, by Burton J. Hendrick, Little Brown; Autobiography With Let ters, by William I,yon Phelps, Ox ford University Press; Not Peace But A Sword, by Vincent Sheean, Doubleday; A Goodly Fellowship, by Mary Ellen Chase, Macmillan; Horses And Americans, by Phil Stong, Stokes; The Heritage of America, by Ed. Sommager and Nevins, Little Brown. » « » ISAAC BEAR P.-T. A. WILL HOLD MEETING TUESDAY AFTERNOON The regular meeting of the Isaac Bear P.-T.A. will be held on Tues day afternoon at 3 o’clock at the school. The executive committee will meet at 2:45 o’clock. Mrs. Leslie Bass, chairman of Founders’ Day, has announced the following program will be given: Mrs. J. Buren Sidbury will speak on Founders’ Day; Mrs. James Law so 1 will conduct the devotional. Mrs. Bass has asked that all past presidents of the P.-T.A. and Miss Julia Hill, past principal, give a brief review of- their work. All former patrons of the school are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served and a Founders’ Day offering will be taken. MISS RENA MAE SMITH AND JAMES HORRELL ANNOUNCE MARRIAGE Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Smith an nounce the marriage of their daughter, Rena Mae, to James Hor rell, on February 4. Mr. Horrell is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Horrell, of this city The couple is making their home at 113 North 10th street. * • « Ochs Makes Honor Roll According to an announcement published recently by the headmas ter of Fishburne Military school in Waynesboro, Va., Cadet William V. Dchs, Jr., of Wilmington, has made the honor roll for the month of January.