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Miss Clemmons,
M. E. Hill Are
Married Here
Ceremony Takes Place At Del
gado Presbyterian Church
Friday Night
The wedding of Miss Margaret
Clemmons and Mitchell Elliott Hill
was solemnized Friday, March 22,
at 8:30 o’clock at Delgado Presby
terian church amid a large assem
blage of relatives and friends.
The Rev. C. C. Myers, pastor of
the church, officiated, using the
impressive ring ceremony.
The church was most artistical
ly decorated with long leaf pines
and Southern smilax, with baskets
of lilies placed in front of an im
provised altar of Southern smilax.
Prior to the ceremony a .pro
gram of nuptial music was render
ed by Mrs. C. L. Merritt, who play
ed “Melody” (Charles G. Dawes);
“0 Promise Me" (Reginald DeKov
en); Mrs. N. C. Smith sang “Be
cause” (Guy D’Harddot); "At
Dawning” (Charles Wakefield). The
hymn “Seal Us, O Holy Spirit” (I.
H. Meredith); was softly rendered
during the ceremony.
The wedding procession entered
to the serains of The Bridal Chorus
from “Lohengrin” (Wagner). The
recessional was the Wedding March
(Mendelssohn).
Tne briaesmaias, iuiss irun omip
son and Miss Grace Cook, wore
dresses of pink net with full floor
• length skirts. They wore blue flow
ers in their hair, and their bou
quets were of pink gladioli.
Miss Jessie Mae Carter, cousin
of the bride, as maid of honor, wore
a sky-blue net gown with blue
flowers in her hair. Her bouquet
was of pink gladioli.
The bride presented a picture of
loveliness as she entered the
church on the arm of her father.
She wore a gown of duchess satin
made princess style, with long
sleeves coming to a point over the
hand. The full skirt was .of floor
length forming a train, over which
her veil of illusion fell gracefully
from a coronet of lilies-of-the-val
ley.
The mother of the bride was
becomingly attired in a dress of
olive green and wore a corsage of
pink carnations.
Mrs. D. C. Hill, mother of the
bridegroom, wore a dress of black
crepe with a corsage of pink car
nations
The ushers were Robert Hill,
brother of the bridegroom, and E.
W. Gurganious, Jr., of Burlington,
cousin of the bride.
The bride is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. J. A. Clemmons, of this
city. She is a graduate of New’
Hanover High school.
The bridegroom is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. O. C. Hill, of this city.
He attended New' Hanover High
school and now holds a position
with the Wilmington Stamp and
Printing company.
The couple will make their home
at 506 South Second street.
* « *
BRADLEY’S CREEK
HOME CLUB HOLDS
REGULAR MEETING
The Bradley’s Creek Home Dem
onstration club held its monthly
meeting Wednesday afternoon at
the clubhouse with the president,
Mrs. F. B. Hewlette, presiding.
After a short business session,
the meeting was turned over to
Miss Ann Mason, home agent, who
gave an interesting talk on ‘‘Or
ganizing a Home"
Delicious refreshments were Serv
ed by the hostesses, Mrs. J. B. Hew
lette and Mrs. A W Jackson
Those attending were: Mrs. F. B.
Hewlette, Mrs. I. L. Dexter, Mrs.
A. W. Jackson, Mrs. G. E. Ballard
Mrs. J. B. Hewlette, Mrs. J. T.
Brown, Mrs. G. E. Brown, Mrs
W. J. Bennett, Mrs. E L. Perry,
Mrs. Carl Murray, Miss Ann Ma
son, Miss Esther Brown, and Miss
Maybeile Jackson.
* * *
DELTA CHI SORORITY
ENTERTAINS AT DINNER
The Delta Chi sorority held a
banquet at 9 o'clock Tuesday eve
ning at the Pine Tree for the mem
bers of the sorority.
Those present were Lila Foun
tain, Lloyd Allen. Jean Everett,
Russell Green, Winifred Roberts,
Campbell Fisher, Alice Watters,
Mary Dixon, Lina Colquitt and
Archie Fountain.
* * *
IMMANUEL AUXILIARY
WILL MEET TUESDAY
The Woman’s auxiliary of Im
manuel Presbyterian church will
meet in the hut Tuesday night at 3
o’clock. All members are urged to
be present as the installation of of
ficers will take place at this time.
-I
Garden Club
Lists Homes
On Pilgrimage
Headquarters For Tour Will
Ee At Chamber Of Com
merce Office Here
The Cape Fear Garden club will
be hostess to the third annual pil
grimage of the North Carolina Gar
den club on Wednesday and Thurs
day, March 27 and 28. Headquar
ters for the pilgrimage will again
be the chamber of commerce office
from 9 o’clock until 5:30 o’clock.
Guides will be supplied free of
charge when desired.
Among the places to be visited
on this tour in Wilmington will
be: St. James church, Third and
Market streets, parish established
1729; Mrs. E. K. Bryan, 11 South
Fifth street, small formal garden;
Mrs, William Latimer, 126 South
Third street, house and garden
open; Mrs. George B. Elliott, 207
South Third street, private garden;
Mrs. Thomas H. Wright, 110 North
loth street, small formal garden;
Mrs. Warren Jones, 1611 Princess
street, private garden; Miss Allie
M. Fechtig, 1810 Princess street,
small private garden; Mrs. J. K.
Wise, 1713 Market street, formal
garden; Mrs. Graham Kenan, 1705
•Market street, formal garden; Mrs.
Lewis Merritt, Brookwood, small
private garden; Mrs. D. M. Darden,
Brookwood, terraced garden; Mrs.
F. A. Matthes, 128 Forest Hills
drive, private garden; W. L. Par
sley, Masonboro Sound, Live Oaks,
estate; Clarendon. Old Plantation,
Mrs. D. H. Lippitt; Pleasant Oaks
Plantation, F. B. Adams, natural
beauty of regional growth; Orton
Plantation, J. Laurence Sprunt, not
ed for its azaleas and camellia ja
ponicas; Mrs. Louis Hall, 109 North
15th street, private garden; Mrs.
Alex Sprunt, 1615 Chestnut street,
private garden; and Airlie, Mrs.
Harry Walters, Wrightsville Sound.
It is hoped by the Cape Fear
Garden club that the Wilmington
public will take this opportunity to
visit some of the lovely gardens
of the city during this tour.
On Thursday evening the Garden
club will sponsor an illustrated lec
ture at Gilmour Hall of the First
Presbyterian church at 8:15 o’clock
when Mrs. Emily Bush, of Brook
line, Mass., will speak on Around
the Year With a Colored Camera,
featuring gardens of New Eng
land. This lecture is open to the
public and a silver offering will
be taken at the door.
* * •
COUNTY COUNCIL OF
P.-T. A. WILL MEET
FRIDAY, MARCH 29
The New Hanover County Coun
cil of Parent-Teachers will meet on
Friday afternoon, March 29, at 3:30
o’clock at the Isaac Bear school.
Mrs. W. P. Roudabush, president,
requests a large attendance as this
will be the final business meeting
of the school year. Officers will be
elected at this meeting. Revised by
laws will be read for adoption by
Mrs. C. Wayne Spencer, legislative
chairman, an dc-ouncil chairmen will
read their yearly reports. Principals
are invited to attend and a full at
tendance is requested.
* * *
ANNUAL MEETING AND
BANQUET WILL BE HELD
The annual meeting and banquet
of the Woman's Bible class of the
First Presbyterian church will be
held in Gilmour Hall on Tuesday
evening, March 26, at 7 o’clock.
METHODIST ZONE MEET
PLANNED AT SOUTHPORT
WEDNESDAY MORNING
The New Hanover zone spring
study class of Methodist women will
meet in Southport on Wednesday,
March 27, beginning at 10 a. m.
Those who have not sent notices
of the number of members who ex
pect to attend this meeting are
asked to notify Mrs. B. J. Holden,
of Southport. immediately. The
class will be directed by Mrs. J. F.
Herbert.
Tw’o books are being studied,
"Homeland Harvest”, by Atrhur H.
Simouze and "Right Here At Home”
by Frank S. Meade. The latter is
being dramatized, using characters
from Southport and Wilmington.
Plans for study in the fall will be
discussed by Mrs. Clendenin, district
study chairman.
Each auxiliary is urged to send a
large representation.
• * *
ROSEHILL MUSIC CLUB
TO GIVE CANTATA AT
WARSAW THIS EVENING
WARSAW, March 23.—The Rose
hill Music club is sponsoring the
presentation of an Easter cantata,
"Victory Divine,” by J. Christopher
Marks, on Sunday. March 24 at 7:30
o’clock at the Warsaw Baptist
church.
There are thirty voices in t h e
cantata. It is made up of singers
from the different churches of Rose
hill, with the addition of a few sing
ers from neighboring communities.
This is the sixth consecutive year
that an Easter Cantata has been
sponsored by the local music club
of Rosehill, and the occasion of their
visit to Warsaw is looked fonvard
to with much expectation.
GOOD SHEPHERD WILL
HAVE EASTER PAGEANT
The Young People's Service lea
gues will present a pageant, “The
Garden of Light," at the Easter
Festiva] this afternoon at 4 o’clock
at the Church of the Good Shep
herd.
The characters are as follows:
Darkness, Frances Benson; Dawn.
Iris Woodcock; H o p e, Thelma
Mintz; Happiness, Betty Miller;
Easter Bells. Betty Fan Dixon.
Cornelia Lockamy, Fay Land. Mary
Louise Hewlett; Easter Lilies, Jean
Land, Mildred Simmons, Elotse
Ganey, Margaret Harvell; Easler
Messages, Mary Cameron Dixon,
Mildred Jones, Betty1 Ganey, Ann
Brock, Jerry Southerland, Dorothy
Carlton, and Mary Branch.
Duet, George Field and Iris Wood
cock ; Duet, Sarah Field and Bet
ty Field, and Thelma Mintz.
MRS. JAMES HUFHAM
HOSTESS AT SHOWER
CLARKTON, March 23.—M r s.
James Hufham. Jr., entertained at
a kitchen shower at her home Sat
urday evening. March 16, honoring
Miss I^eta Tester, bride-elect. Tables
were arranged for bridge and bingo.
Mrs. Edison Burns won high score
prize in bridge and Mrs. Arrell
Pierce for bingo. Miss Tester receiv
ed many nice kitchen gifts. Miss
Ethel Brintle was winner in a kit
chen guessing contest. Mrs. Huf
ham asked each person to write her
favorite reciepe for the bride-elect,
which were presented to Miss Tes
ter with a nice filing reciepe box. A
salad course with Russian tea was
served.
* * *
MRS. EDWARD WHEELIS
HOSTESS TO CARD CLUB
BUEGAW, March 23.—Mrs. Ed
ward Wheelis was hostess to her
Two Table Bridge club Tuesday
night at her home. The Easter motif
was emphasised in the tallys, and
decorations.
After the progressions the hos
tess served ice cream molded in
shapes of lilies, Easter biddies, and
rabbits, with individual cakes. On
each plate was a basket of candy.
The club high score prize, powder,
went to Mrs. E. N. Pearsall. The
guest’s high prize, a towel, went to
Mrs. D. 0. Matthews. The traveling
prize an Easter rabbit, went to Mrs.
Raymond Bell, Jr. Guests of the
club were Mesdames E. M. Thomp
son and D. O. Matthews.
* * *
TILESTON SCHOOL TO
HAVE OPEN HOUSE ON
FRIDAY, MARCH 29TH
The Tileston school will have its
annual open house on Friday even
ing, March 29, at 7:30 o’clock. An
operetta, “Around the World”f will
be presented by the students of the
school. Units by children’s work
will be displayed in the classrooms,
after which a social hour will be
enjoyed in the cafeteria.
* * *
■tviiNU s jjAuurniiiina
WILL MEET THURSDAY
WITH MRS. W. B. EVANS
The meeting ot the King's Daugh
ters will be held Thursday after
noon at 3:30 o’clock at the home of
Mrs. W. B. Evans, 226 South Fourth
street. Mrs. Fred Savage will be
joint hostess. All members are in
vited to attend.
* * *
Birth Announced
Dr. and Mrs. Samuel L. Elfmon,
of Fayetteville, announce the birth
of a daughter, Linda. Nan, MarCh
17. Mrs. Elfmon was the former
Miss Lillian Sh^in, of Wilmington.
*
Historic Homes
Will Be Opened
Annual Pilgrimage Will Open
In Wilmington Wednes
day, March 27
RALEIGH, March 23.—Some of
the finest examples of early Ameri
can architecture to be found in the
south will be on view for the pub
lic during the annual spring Gar
den Pilgrimage this year.
For one month, from March 27
to April 25, owners of a number of
the finest colonial and pre-Revolu
tionary homes scattered through
the eastern part of the state, many
of them inextricably linked with
North Carolina’s early history, will
all®w Garden cub members and
visitors to browse through their
century-od homes, to examine the
collected relics and heirlooms of
colonial tunes and to view the in
terior decorations and exquisite
craftsmanship of early American
architects.
Most of these homes are opened
to the public only once a year—
during the annual Garden tour.
Twenty-six communities are par
ticipating in the third annual pil
grimage this year, and each com
munity will have a score or more
of its best-groomed gardens and
most-famed homes on display.
Particularly in Hath, New Bern,
Red Springs, Tarboro, Halifax and
War re liter, will visitors be allowed
to visit homes that were built prior
to the American Revolution and
have been preserved and stocked
with priceless heirlooms and relics.
Historical interest of the tour
will center in New Bern, w'hose
history dates back to a September
day in 1710 when Baron Christo
pher de Graffenried arrived on iho
site with a colony of Swiss settlers
and laid out the tow’n on tha» 10.000
acres he had purchased from the
Lords Proprietors at five cents an
acre.
A dozen or more of New’ Bern's
famed old houses will be throw’n
open April 2 and 3. Included will
be the Smalhvood-Ward house, one
of the most exquisite “tow’n houses"
in the section; the Jones-Hand
house, which served as General
Foster’s headquarters during the
Civil war; the Jenkins-Duffy hou.V
built in 1810; the John Wright
Stanly house, built prior to 1779
and occupied by George Washing
ton during his visit to New Bern in
1791 and many others.
Similar early American homes in
each of the other communities will
be included on the Pilgrimage ca
endar.
* * *
JENNIE REA MARKS,
ALEX STRICKLAND
ARE MARRIED HERE
The wedding of Miss Jennie Rea
Marks, of Acme, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. A. H. Marks, of Acme, and
Alex Strickland, of Wilmington and
Fayetteville, son of the late Mr. and
Mrs. T. J. Strickland, of Fayette
ville, took place on Friday after
noon, March 15, at the chapel of the
First Presbyterian church in Wil
mington. The Rev. J. D. Withrow,
pastor of the Acme Presbyterian
church officiated at the ceremony.
The co 'pie was unattended, and
only members of the family and
close friends were present. The
bride wore a frock of navy blue with
white trimming and a corsage of
red roses, lilies of the valley and
sweetpeas.
The couple is now at home in Wil
mington following a wedding trip to
Florida.
* * *
EDUCATIONAL MEETING
OF MUSIC CLUB SLATED
ON THURSDAY MORNING
The educational meeting of the
Thursday Morning Music club will
be held ’ hursday, March 28, at 11
o’clock at the home of Mrs. Lowell
White, 318 North 18th street.
The subjects for discussion at this
meeting will be Concerto and Lied
er. A recording of Grieg’s Concerto
in A Minor, played by Wilhelm
Bachaus, pianist, and the New Sym
phony c hestra, will be played, and
also several recordings of Lieder
will be played.
These meetings are open to ell
members of the Thursday Morning
Music club, and are presented in
order to study in detail the various
forms of music which are present
ed on the programs of the regular
monthly club meetings.
All members are invited to attend
this meeting.
PARKER-JOHNSON
ENGAGEMENT IS
ANNOUNCED TODAY
Mr and Mrs. Oscar R. Parker
announce the engagement of their
daughter, Lilly Mae, to Wilbur C.
Johnson.
Mr. Johnson is the son of Mr
and Mrs. Edward B. Johnson, Sr.,
of this city and is employed with
the Dow Chemical company
* » »
Birth Announced
Mr. and Mrs. Prank Monfalcone
annouiee the birth of a daughter at
the Riverside hospital in Newport
News, Va„ or, Saturday March 23.
Mrs. Monfalcone was formerly Miss
Pauline Lennon of this city.
CANTATA WILL I3L
GIVEN TONIGHT AT
IMMANUEL CHURCH
This evening at 7:30 o’clock, the
choir of Immanuel Presbyterian
church will sing the cantata, "Now
is Christ Risen” by George S. Schu
ler, under the direction of Norman
L. Mintz, organist and choir direc
tor.
The program will be as follows:
Sing Unto the Lora, Prelude cho
rus and alto solo; Have Ye Not
Heard, bass solo and chorus; ’Tis
Midnight, alto solo and chorus;
When I Survey the Wonderous
Cross, chorus; At the Cross, tenor
solo and chorus; Earth Has No Sor
row, tenor solo; Nature’s Song,
chorus and duet; On Easter Morn,
alto solo, Women’s chorus; Easter
Bells, soprano solo; Sing the
Triumph, chorus and duet.
* * *
FINE ARTS DEPARTMENT
OF SOROSIS HAS MEET
Tlie final meeting of the club year
of the Fine Arts department of
North Carolina Sorosis was held on
Thursday, March 1 at the clubhouse
on North Third street.
Mrs. John A. Stevens, a member
of Sorosis, gave one of the piost in
teresting reviews of the year, when
she reviewed the book, “Escape” by
Ethel Vance. Mrs. Stevens related
that the book was based on Nazi
Germany and the life in a prison hos
pital
Mrs. F. A. Matthes, Jr., was chair
man of the day.
* * *
CAPE FEAR COUNCIL
WILL HOLD MEETING
AND EASTER PROGRAM
The Cape Fear Council No. 24,
Daughters of America, will hold the
regular meeting on Monday even
ing at 8 o’clock in the Junior Order
hall. Following the business meet
ing there will be an Easter program
and a social hour will be held later
in the evening.
All members are urged to attend.
* * *
HIGH SCHOOL P.-T. A.
WILL MEET TUESDAY
The New Hanover High school
Parent-Teacher association will hold
the regular meeting on Tuesday
evening at 8 o’clock at the school.
A musical program has been ar
ranged by the New Hanover High
school Glee club, under the direc
tion of Albert Brown. It is hoped
that all members will be present as
the election of officers will take
place at this time. n
[Nancy Young
W. I. Taylor
*
_
Wedding Of Burgaw Couple
Will Take Place In
June
BURGAW, March 23.—Dr. and
Mrs. Warren H. Young, of Burgaw,
announce the engagement of their
sister, Nancy Young to William
Ivey Taylor Jr. The wedding will
take place in June.
Miss Young is the daughter of
the late Dr. and Mrs. J. A. Young,
of Newton, and is at present with
the State Highway commission in
Raleigh.
Mr. Taylor is the son of Dr. and
Mrs. W. I. Taylor, of Burgaw. He
is a medical student at Jefferson
Medical school in Philadelphia, Pa.
* ♦ *
LEWIS-ROBERTS
MARRIAGE IS
ANNOUNCED HERE
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Roberts an
nounce the marriage of their daugh
ter, Muriel Augusta, to Verdeen G.
Lewis, son of Mr. and Mrs. John
Lewis, of this city.
The marriage took place in Con
way, S C., on March 10.
Announced
Mi. and Mrs. F q,
city, announce the ' JJ: of %
their daughter Eva F:^.„ra?'; of
to Clyde H. Roberts .t”® Gri>',
city. The marriage t i ' th>
Dillon, S. C. March •• "v "
is making their home at , ' •
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_
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