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Of Washington To Have Dance Annual Valentine Ball Will Be Given On Friday, February 16 WASHINGTON, Feb. 10.—(£>>— Th. annual Valentine dance of thi North Carolina Society of Washing ton will be held February 16. A reception committee will ir elude Dr. Fred W. Morrison, presi dent, and Mrs. Morrison; Brig Gen. Albert L. Cox, first vice-presi dent, and Mrs. Cox; Mrs. W. Roj Evans, second vice-president, anc Mr. Evans; Mrs. John K. Slear historian, and Mr. Slear, and the following members of the board ol governors and their wives or hus bands: Justice Justin Miller, John W. Hanes, Major A. L. Fletcher, Tho mas Offenbacher, Mrs. John S Erookbank, Miss Annie Lee Chis holm, Mrs. Josiah W. Bailey, John Wilbur Jenkins, Giles Yoemans Newton, William R. Stroud, Dr. Vera Millsaps, and Robert A. Er win. * * « SOUTH WILMINGTON HOME CLUB HOLDS MEETING AT CLUB The South Wilmington Home Demonstration club held the Febru ary meeting at the clubhouse on Wednesday, February 7, with the president, presiding. Mrs. Clayton Horne, home dairy leader, gave an interesting report. Miss Doris Lan den, recreation committee chair man, gave a report. Mrs. J. P. Russ, major project leader, reported on the leader school held in the office of the home agent on January 31 by Miss Pau line Gordon, home management specialist of State college in Ra leigh. Miss Masons home agent, then discussed the 4-H work for the year which is being sponsored by the leaders of the home clubs. Mrs. Walter Horne and Miss Doris Lan den for the South Wilmingtn club attended a special meeting for this work. It was decided that this club sponsor a booth at the fair for next fall. Shrubs were planted on the grounds of the clubhouse, these being donated by the members. Miss Mason used as her lesson, "Financing of the Home,” and urg ed all members to keep account of their expenses. • Mrs. S. D. Collins, hostess, serv ed refreshments. * * * METHODIST YOUNG PEOPLE WILL MEET The Methodist Young Peoples union of Wilmington will meet on Monday evening at 8 o’clock at the Fifth Avenue Methodist church. All Methodist young people are invited to be present. A moving picture will be shown also. * * * CRAIG-CASTEEN MARRIAGE IS ANNOUNCED HERE Eugene Casteen announces the marriage of his sister, Nancy, to John Thomas Craig, on February 5, at Marion, South Carolina. Mr. and Mrs. Craig left imme diately for Baltimore, Md., where they will make their home. • * * Miss Adams Is Hostess Feting Mrs. James Adams (Continued from Page Eleven) Jasper C. Hutto, speaker of t h e evening who gave an address on the history 0£ the Cape Fear area. Mrs. Hutto was a guest of the club. An ice course was served. Mr. and Mrs. R. A. McIntyre en tertained members of the NeigV borhood club and other friends Thursday night at their heme. Prizes were won bit Mrs. G. Badger McLeod and Graham McKinnon for members and Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Timberlake for vis.tors. Other visi tors were Mr. and Mrs. J. E. John son, Dr. and Mrs. Stephen McIn tyre. a salad course was served. The Thursday Afternoon Book club was entertained by Mrs. E. A. Allen, Sr., in the drawing room of Hotel Lorraine. Misa Hettie Kate Akin presided and the program was given by Mrs. Frank Moore. Re freshments were served after the program. Reading left to right are Mrs. Hugh MacRae, Mrs. Lester Preston, Mrs. Ben jamin M. Washburn and Mrs. Miles Cary. Standing left to right are J. P. Pretlow, Jr., J. Henry MacMillan, E. Edmund Rodgers, L. W. Humphrey, J. Douglas Taylor, How ard Ganstier, (director), and Lester Preston, who compose the board of directors and officers of the Thalian association, little theatre group of Wilmington. (Staff photo by Wolff.) FAIR BLUFF FAIR BLUFF, Feb. 10— Mrs. Harry Harrington, of Mullins, S. C., visited her mother, Mrs. Bessie Renfrew part of the week-end. — Miss Susan Rogers returned Sun day afternoon to Coker college, Hartsville, s. C., after spending the week-end here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Rogers. —Mr. and Mrs. Jack Bryan left Tuesday to make their home in Lumberton. Miss Hannah Yates, of Chad bourn, spent last week-end with Mrs. Clara Xance and Miss Trixie Yates. —Spencer Scott, Jr., of Cha pel Hill, spent a recent week-end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Scott.—Friends of Mrs. Ellis Meares will be interested in learning of her improved condition after being a patient at James Walker Memor ial hospital. Mrs. Meares returned home several days ago. —Horace Rogers went to Charlotte last week end to accompany Mrs. Horace Rogers home after a visit of two weeks with her parents. —Mro. Ro bert Powell and daughters, of Mar ion, S. C.. visited Mr.’ and Mrs. Bruce Powell recently.—Mrs. Frank Ihompson and Phillip Thompson, of Conway, S. C., spent part of Tuesday in the city with Mrs. Thompson’s father, Henry Cole man- —Miss Iihuamie Squires spent the w eek-end at her home in Wake Forest. —Miss Amanda Coleman and Elbert Keziah of Florence, s. C., spent the week-end in Fair Bluff. Miss Ellee Townsend, of the school faculty, visited her pa rents over the week-end in Lumber ton. —Woodrow Small, of the U. S. X’avy, stationed at San Diego, Cali fornia arrived recently to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Sn.all. —Mrs. Ralph Bullock, of Wittning ton, is spending some time with her mother, Mrs. Bill Floyd. B. L. Townsend of Whiteville spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Townsend. —Mrs. H. E. Floyd who has been quite ill with influenza is now able to leave her room. —H. N. Rogers, of Dan ville, Va„ spent the week-end at his home here. —Miss Kathleen Britt has returned to her home in Board man after a visit here to her sis ter, Mrs. H. E. Floyd. —Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Powell who have been in Lexington, Ky., since the open ‘“6 m me iuimcco market are ex pected home in a few days. —Mrs. Brice Elvington and two little daughters have been visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Crawford in Chadbourn. —Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Prince, Jr„ and baby of Loris, S C„ visited Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Prince, Sr., here over the week-end. —Miss Kate McIntyre spent last week-end at her home in Wingate. —Mrs. Deac Baggett, and small son 0f Whiteville, have been visiting Mrs. Baggetts parents, Mr. and Mrs. R C. Tucker. —Mrs. Ed Baker,' of Nichols, S. C., spent Tuesday here with her brother-in-law, Henry Cole man. Miss Gladys Newton spent last week-end with relatives in Florence. Mrs. Phillip Winstead and chil dren, of us, were guests of Mrs. Bi: nfrew for the day Sunday. . Renfrew, of El rod, speru week-end with his family in Fair Bluff. —Miss Lois Waddell returned Sunday to Wood land to resume her teaching after school being absent on account of snow. —Mr. and Mrs. R. c. Wells and two small daughters, of White ville, visited relatives here Sunday. —Mr. and Mrs. John Bartley had visiting them recently, their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Spivey )f Marion, s. C.— Mr. and Mrs. Harry Anderson and children, of Tabor City, have been guests of Mr. and Mrs. Alton Rog ers. Mr. and Mrs. P. P. Renfrew an nounce the birth of' a daughter, Patricia Ann, on January 30, at Thompson's hospital, Lumberton. SUNSET PARK P.-T. A. WILL HOLD MEETING ON TUESDAY EVENING The Sunset Park P.-T.A. w ill hole the regular business meeting Tues day, February 13, at the school a 7 p. m. This P.-T.A. meeting wil be unique in that the entire affai: will be conducted by the men o the association. Husbands will sub stitute for their waves in givin; the various reports and in actin; as officers. The Founders' Da: chairman, Mrs. W. A. Bullard, ha arranged an attractive program. Otto Pridgen, the principal speak er of the evening, will use the sub ject, "Tribute to the P.-T.A Founder.” There will be musica numbers by a male quartet and i soloist. Another attraction will b several dances rendered by Misse Betsy Davis and Sarah Richardson Refreshments will be sold at th< conclusion of the meeting, the pro ceeds to provide the annual Found ers’ Day offering. This meeting i, planned primarily to interest am inform the fathers, as well as ti observe Founders' Day. The hour therefore, has been set early it order that both parents and chil dren may attend. The program will be entertainln; tn all ♦ * * CORNELIUS HARNETT P.-T. A. WILL NOTE FOUNDERS’ DAY The Cornelius Harnett P.-T. A will have a Founders’ Day prc gram on Tuesday afternoon at o’clock at the school. The progran will be given in three parts. Mrs J. Buren Sidbury will give a tall on, “Why We Observe Founders Day” and' will also give highlight; on the address of welcome given b; Mrs. Thomas W. Barney, presiden of the national P.-T. A. Congress ir Washington. A group of ladies o the association will give the his tory of the state r.-T. A. The pas presidents of the Cornelius Harnet P.-T. A. will be honored and Mrs Kenneth Davis and Miss Johanm Duls will give musical selections A birthday cake will be cut ant served with other refreshments. A1 members are invited to attend. * * * TVTT>C< T A TV/TT^O TJTXTXT A XT^p i'XliU. UilXUJJU X HOSTESS HONORING MRS. FRED KING Mrs. James B. Hinnant charming ly entertained at her home ir Brookwood last Monday evening, ir honor of Mrs. Fred King, a recent bride. Bridge was played at three tables and Mrs. King, honoree, was ths recipient of many lovely gifts. At the end of the evening a delicious salad course was served. Those present: Mrs. Fred King Miss Mary Nisbet, Mrs. Bert Nis bet, Mrs. Douglas Prevatt, Mrs. Karl Jenne, Mrs. W. T. Weaks Mrs. W. F. Brittain, Mrs. Herbert Wells, Mrs. Irvin Davis, Mrs. John Keith and Mrs. Frank Bruce. * * * MISS ELLA WETTIG, J. EVERETT JACOBS WILL MARRY SOON The marriage of Miss Ella Cor rine Wettig, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry wettig, of this city, tc J. Everett Jacobs, of New York, will take place on Saturday after noon, February 17, at 5 o'clock at the Immanuel Presbyterian church, this city. • * * Circle Meeting Circle One of the Woman’s Coun cil of the First Christian church will meet with Mrs. P. J- Dowdy, 1520 Dock street, Monday after noon at 3:30 o’clock. * LAKE WACCAMAW LAKE WACCAMAW, Feb. 10.— David Thompson is spending some time in Perry, Ga„ and Chatta nooga, Tenn., visiting his brothers, Fred Thompson and Randolph Thompson and their families.—Miss Marjorie Blackwell, of Trenton, N. J„ is a guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Goldston at their home on the Lake beach.—C. J. Cook, of the IT. S. navy, stationed at Norfolk, is visiting his father, M. N. Cook, at his home here.—Dallis Cameron , is visiting relatives and friends in Calypso this week.—Miss Arbutus 5 Barefoot, of Hallsboro, is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Walter Barefoot, • and Mr. Barefoot, at their home on the Lake beach.—General C. Ed . ward Murray, of Trenton, N. J., is I spending some time here at the l Goldston hotel. 5 Mrs. W. E. Prescott and daugh ’ ter, of Kinston, visited her parents, • Mr. and Mrs. Brinkley, this week. ! —Mr and Mrs. W. R. Martin, of ' Winston-Salem, are visiting their ' daughter, Mrs. Earl Thompson and ’ the Rev. Thompson for a few days. • —Miss Ruth Priest is visiting Miss 1 Ruth 'White at her home near ■ Whiteville this week.—Mrs. W. E. 1 Stone, Mrs. Richard E. Stone, and Miss Pauline Chauncey were visi tors in Wilmington Friday_Miss ' Noelle Thompson, of Raleigh, is spending some time here with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. R. Thompson.—Friends will be sorry to learn that Mrs. Earl Thompson has gone to a Wilmington hospital for treatment. * * * ATKiJNSUJN r.-i. A. liKUUr ; HOLDS REGULAR MEET * ATIvINSON, Feb. 10.—On Mon day evening, February 5, at 7:30 ■ o’clock, the regular meeting of the , P.-T. A. was held in the school au . ditorium. The president, Mrs. J. A. Murphy, Jr., presided. After the re gular business session the speakers ■ of the evening were presented. Mrs. . Bibberstein of Burgaw, president of the Pender County Council of Pa rents and Teachers urged members of the Atkinson association to at tend the district meeting to be held at Penderlea in the spring. The high spot of the program was the talk by Superintendent T. T. Mur phy. He praised the work of the school which has been done during the past year. He asked the parents to work with others in the county in establishing a Health Depart ment in Pender county. The second grade was awarded the cake for having the highest percentage of parents present for the meeting. At the conclusion of the program a social hour was enjoyed in the school lunch room. * * • RECITAL WILL BE GIVEN MONDAY AT FLORA MACDONALD RED SPRINGS, Feb. 10._In the second quarterly recital of the col lege year at Flora Macdonald col lege on Monday evening, February 12, at 8:15 o’clock, the following conservatory students will be pre sented: Virginia Rogue of Tampa, Florida, organ; Jean Fitzpatrick of Ford, Virginia; Mary Blue of Park ton and Dorothy Pickard of Me bane, piano; Caroline Vidal of Gainesville, Florida, violin; ’ and Margaret Cromartie of Garland and Lillian McArthur of Wakulla, voice. LUTHERAN MISSIONARY SOCIETY WILL CONDUCT MEETINGJDN MONDAY The regular meeting of the Wom an’s Missionary society of St Paul’s Lutheran church will be held Mon day afternoon at 4 o’clock in the Luther Memorial building, a full at tendance is desired. Brunswick County P.-T. A. Council Holds Interesting Meet At Bolivia BOLIVIA, Feb. 10.—The Bruns wick county Parent-Teacher council held an interesting meeting in the Bolivia school auditorium on Tues day evening with a good attendance from Southport, Leland and Boli via. Leland P.-T. A. was hostess for this meeting. Mrs. W. C. Biggs, Le land, president, Introduced Rev. Beane, Baptist minister from Acme, who gave a most inspiring devotion al. Mrs. George Cannon, council president, conducted a brief busi ness session. Committees were ap pointed for the county inter-school debating, recitation, declamation contests. Mrs. L. H. Reynolds will serve as chairman with local prin cipals and English teachers on the committee. Mrs. J. E. Dodson, Mrs. W. C. Biggs and W. L. Lingle were appointed on the nominating com mittee. Mrs. W. L. Paden and Miss Barbara Adams, accompanied by Miss Gertrude Nulls sang two love ly duets. Miss Annie Mae Woodside, county superintendent of schools spoke on “Curricular Needs in Our County”, and gave helpful suggestions for improving the curriculum in Bruns wick county. Mrs. Cannon introduced Mrs. A. M. Alderman, district director, who made an inspiring talk on P.-T. A. work in general. She also told of the legislative aims and federal aid in education. The Leland hospitality committee, Mrs. Neil Hines, Sr., Mrs. Jessie Knox and Miss Lois Peterson serv ed delicious sandwiches and coffee during the social hour. An interesting “Founders Day Pageant” will be given by the Boli vk. P.-T. A. under the direction of Mrs. Leo. Cannon, on Tuesday, Feb ruary 13 at 7:30 p. m. Those tak ing part are: Leaders introduction, Mrs. M. B. Robbins, "Faith”, Mrs. Alex Robinson, Song, “Faith of Our Fathers”, choir, "Oneness of Pur pose”, Mrs. Earl Danford, "Under standing”, Mrs. Ephiam Danford, song, "We Would Be True”, choir, "National Congress”, Mrs. William Kopp, Dedication, Mrs. J. D. John son. Song, "My Tribute”, choir, Edu cation, Mrs. John Hand, Recreation, Mrs. C- H. Zibelin, song “Recrea tion”, choir, Service, Mrs. Melvin Smith, founders, Mrs. Robbins, "The Backward Look”, M. B. Robbins, “The Forward Look”, Miss Julia Taylor, song, ' God of Our Fathers”, choir, offering for Founders Day, choir, Misses Daisy B. Maultsby, Anne Brower, Clara Shepard; Mes dames Alex Mercer, Foster Mintz, George Cannon. After the pageant refreshments will be served by the hospitality committee and all pat rons of the school are invited. Mrs. John Hand was hostess to the Bolivia Home Demonstration club on Monday afternoon. Due to illness of members a brief business session was held. "Goals in Club Work for 1940” were discussed by the home agent, Miss Marion S. Dosher. Misses Vivian Hand and Florence Swain served chicken salad sandwiches and coffee to the follow ing members. Mesdames George Beck, Horace Johnson, George Cannon, Boyd McKeithan, Dosher and Hand. from a visit with her son daughter-in-law, Mr ; 8r'* . A .•* Mr?. (/' „ tis Cox in Birmingham Curtis Cox accompanied jIr' 1 home. -Miss Anne 1 Rosser and Norman members of Bolivia school ^ have returned from a weeks to their homes. —Mis« o , Cannon has gone to (•], , where she has entered c?‘ . Business school fora secr * course. —Mr. and' Mrs. p. w - lor, Mrs. George Cannon, jp?" Mary Johnson, Lucy Hand, j,,,? ‘ Cannon, Norma D. Robinson r'1 Mercer, Catherine Rone. Alt 'n a?* Keithan and Carl McKeithan mum ed the Young Peoples Method? Advance meeting at Grace cH- ' Wilmington on Friday evenin' After Julius Caesar took the p,. giraffe into Europe, 1300 !e? passed before another was tai? to that continent. 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