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Is Given For Mr. Emersoi Party Staged By Group 0 Friends At Cape Fear Country Club ■William P. Emerson, who will b married Saturday evening to Mis Catherine Alexius, was honored las evening by a group of his friends a a stag dinner at the Cape Fea Country club. Invited guests were William F Emerson, Janies L. Sprunt, John N Alexius, Harold Alexius, John N Alexius, Jr., Frederick Dick, Clarl Bellamy, Alan Emerson, Henry Em erson, Horace Emerson. Sw-ift Boat v,-right, Janies I. Metts, Thomai Grainger, William Beane, lime Carr, Dr. Donald B. Ivoonce, Carrol Koonce, and Peter Browne Ruffin * * HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR CLASS PLAY WILL BE STAGED FRIDAY NIGHT (Contributed) Xo better combination of those elements of a good play can be found than in ‘'Spooks.” that thrill ing mystery-comedy which will be presented at the High school audi torium Friday evening. The audi ence will sit breathless as a door opens and closes without the aid of a human hand, as a note appears from nowhere warning those present of death, as an invisible enemy reaches out with the clutch of death. There Is no letup in suspense from beginning to end. Running all through the action is the leavening thread of comedy. What is funnier than a terrified negro boy who rolls his eyes and moans his fright of the ghostly hap penings? Such a character is Sam. the servant in “Spooks,’’ a role so ably played by Bradford Tillery. As the dignified secretary, John Evans, explains that the terms of his late master’s will, however difficult they seem, must be carried out, Sam mutters hopelessly, “Dat s what we’ll all be — carried out.” And again when Laurette, the heroine, who is Orma Jean Willis, says de spairingly of their unseen enemy. “If we could just see this thing whatever it is,’ Sam will bring down the house with his objection “Not me—I ain’t hankerin' no introduc tion. I got friends enough right now.” Ano-her amusing character is the bashful lover, Douglas, taken by Billy Small. “H-hang it all,” he stutters to Laurette, “W-when I’m alone with you I s-seem to be more frightened than I am at the prospect of meeting our s-s-spook.” Just as he finally screws up his courage to say, “Laurette, I I-love you,” the self-important inspector, San key Blanton, bursts in excitedly exclaim ing, “I’ve done it! I’ve done it!” “Yes,” mutters Douglas disgustedly, \ “you’ve done it, all right!” How the pompous inspector de rides the fears of the others, insist ing that he can explain the whole tangle of mysterious happenings in a very normal way, is very comic. “It’s nerves,” he says, “just nerves. I’ve seen this thing happen before. There ain’t no such thing as ghosts. I never seen none.” And then when he sees a vase break before his eyes with no one anywhere near it, his self assurance collapses like a bag with the air let out. “Say,” he whispers, "do you suppose this place is haunted?" Dance Leaders At UNC May Frolics <?ABOU. PA/L/PS FEFLrAj'S v Cec/zqz WIUjlNSOH MAQj GQeeu ~r+h£M wmmm I AfiftC/ :MOt)/££ MM!# i ■STU4Q.T ;■ ' AOUl££ 2)E8R£LL a \.. : QjattbJ L. QMiS* 7iLQtfMQN IT M/f'JQLfl HiQLCj c/$e, ' ' ':V ifl/CE. rflLUQMS k'GUNQT-f/ IfoTfiiJsh. r. s. isoysre^ kftOKA gO/A'/N Here are seven attractive young j ladies and their escorts who will lead ; the figures at the annua! May Rolics 'to be sponsored by seven fraternities | at the University of North Carolina Friday and Saturday. Tommy Dorsey and his famous orchestra will furn'sh music for the ' four affairs — two tea dances and ] two formals—which are to be held i in Woollen gymnasium. The Frolics constitute one of the most popular \Z : social events on the Carolina campus ; during the entire year. Sponsors and their escorts—some ! of them officers of the group of | seven fraternities — are: Misses j Carol Philips. Great Xeck. XT. Y.. with Lawrence Ferling, Larchmont. X. Y„ assistant secretary-treasurer; Mary Green Thiem, Raleigh, with George Wilkinson. Rocky Mount, president; Louise Debrell, Danville. Ya.; with Stuart Fiek'len, Green ville. second assistant; Mary Louise Davis, Nashville, Tenn., with John L. Davis, Greens boro, first assistant; Tilgham Min gea, Abdington, Ya., with A. C. Hall, Jr., Greensboro, vice-president; Alice Williams. Larchmont, N. Y., with ! T. S. Royster. Henderson, and | Laura Boykin. Wilson, with Ken- i neth Royall, Jr., Goldsboro, secre tary-treasurer. i Flower Show Will Open This Afternoon At Cape Fear Artillery Armory The spring flower show, spon sored by the Cape Pear Garden club, will open this afternoon at 2:30 o’clock and lemain open until 9 o’clock in the evening. This event is being held at the Cape Fear Artillery armory, 814 Market street. The hours of the show for Friday are from 11 o’clock in the morning to 9 o’clock in the evening. The flower show is staged under the direction of the following com mittee leaders: Miss Allie Morris Fechtig, honorary chairman, and president of the Cape Fear Garden club; Mrs. William G. Robertson, general chairman; Mrs. J. Dalziel Sprunt, schedule; Mrs. Lewis F. Or mond, staging; Mrs. Will Rehdor, entry; Mrs. E. H. Munson, decora tion; Mrs. Herbert Bluethenthal, Placement; Miss Lois Toomer, pub licity; Mrs. J. Buren Sidbury, prizes; Mrs. Albert F. Perry, educational; Mrs. Allan Huggins, commercial; : Miss Marguerite Walker, hospitality; Jliss Monimia MacRae, judging; Mrs. Rufus LeGrand, junior --xhibits; Mrs. A. H. Elliot, information; and Mrs. C- Wayne Spencer, posters This show is open to the public. There will be no charge of admis sion but a silver offering will be received at the door. Entries will be taken today from 7:30 o’clock until 12 o’clock noon, when all arrangements must be in and prepared for judging. Exhibits can not be removed before 9:30 o’clock Friday night. * * * MUSIC CLUBS OPEN ANNUAL CONVENTION ELIZABETH CITY, April 2-1.—UP) —The North Carolina Federation of Music clubs opened its 21th annual convention here tonight. The meet ing will last until Saturday. On the opening program 'ere greetings by Mayor Jerome Flora; a response by Mrs. W. H. Davis, federation president; presentation of distinguished visitors; an address by Mrs. Vincent H. Ober of Norfolk, Va., president of the National Fed eration. on “Strengthening Activi ties,” and a musical program. The music included a two piano concerto by Grace Potter CarrcH and Mary Halsey of Asheville; vio lin numbers by John Eversam of Asheville accompanied by Mary Glass; and a group of songs by the St. Andrews choir of Wilmington. * * * REV. HARRISON TO PREACH AT TRINITY CHURCH The Rev. R. Harrison, pastor of the Southport Methodist church, will preach this evening at Trinity Methodist church at 8 o’clock. He will use as his topic, “Forgiveness of Sins.” The public is invited. PERSONALS Mrs. Alex Holden has returned to her home at Winter Park after being a patient at Bulluck hospital. * * * Hob Howard, of Dennerson, Ohio arrived yesterday to spend a while with his sister, Mrs. Walter Cas* teen, at her home on W'oolcott avenue. CLARKTON SCHOOL TO CLOSE FRIDAY, MAY 3 CLARKTON. April 24 — Clarkton High school will close on Friday, May 3, when the graduating- exer cises will be held in the auditorium at 8 o'clock. Dr. Sylvester Green, president of Coker college, Harts ville, S. C., will deliver the com mencement address to 41 graduates, which is the largest number ever to .graduate from this school. On Sunday, April 28 at 3 o'clock in the afternoon, the baccaiaurate j sermon will be preached by the Rev. Sankev L. Blanton, pastor of the First Baptist church, Wilmington. The senior p 1 a y, 'Hobgoblin j House,” will be presented in the school auditorium on Wednesday I evening, May 1. Those taking part jin this play are W. D. Gooden, Mar jorie Lennon. Sara Alice Clark, j Dorothy Clark, J. D. Bullard, Horace j Lytle, Ada Margaret Regan, H. B. Smith, Leola Hester, J. B. Nye, Arglus Clark, and Doris Green. On Thursday night, May 2, class exercises will be held. * * * A delightful party was given the graduating class of Clarkton High school Thursday night by Mesdames D. D. Clark, J. A. Hufham, Sr., and I Herbert Cox. at the clubhouse. The class colors of pink and gray were carried out. Assisting in serving refreshments were Misses Trudie Clark, I’enelope Cox and Mary Louise Craven. * * * The Young Ladies class of Clark ton Baptist church met with Mrs. Jim Yarborough Wednesday night. The class president, Mrs. H. M. Itivenbark and Mrs. A. C. Johnston, teacher, discussed the class aims. Refreshments were served by the hostess. * ★ * Mrs. Ambrose Townsend and Mrs. C. L. Campbell were joint hostesses to the Brown Marsh Home Demon stration club Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Campbell. Hannah Cowan Is Bride Of D. P. Weedon Wedding Solemnized In Wash ington, D. C.; Miss Margar et Mayo White, Attendant WASHINGTON, April 24.—In tile soft mellow light of many tall white tapers on the altar of All Souls’ Memorial church the wedding of Miss Hannah Bolles Cowan, daugh ter of Mrs. James Hill Cowan, to Delbert Perry Weedon, son of Mr. anJ Mrs. Charles J. Weedon, took place Saturday evening, April 13. The arrangements for the wedding of the popular young couple were charming. Clusters of fragrant Eas ter lilies and other white blossoms mingled with stately palms and Southern smilax to further enhance the lovely background for the cere mony. As the guests entered the church, Dr. William McGehee gave an organ recital, including among his selec tions “I Love You Truly.” The Rev. H. H. D. Sterrett, rec tor of the church, performed h e ceremony at 6 o’clock, and as he of ficiated the soft strains from the organ could be heard. The ushers led the wedding pro cession to the chancel rail, where the bridegroom was waiting with his best man, William Edgar Hart of Washington and Philadelphia. In the group of young men who pre viously had shown the many friends of the two families to their places in the edifice were John Donovan, James Hill Cowan. Jr., brother of the bride; Stafford H. Warner, brother in-law of the bride, and Hugh Wee don, Jr., cousin of the bridegroom. As the bride made her appearance in the church, the organist played the wedding march from "Lohen grin”. She was a lovely picture as she walked to the candle-lighted al tar with her brother, William M. Cowan, who gave her in marriage. Her gown of wedding ring satin was particularly becoming to her blonde type of beauty. It was striking in its simplicity, the only trimming being a row of satin buttons from the waistline at the front to the point ed neckline, which was edged with a narrow roll of the satin The long sleeves, which were pnl'fed at the shoulder line, extended into points at the hands and the full skirt gathered at the waistline fell into a graceful circular train. There were dainty clusters of orange blossoms on the satin slippers worn by the bride and her tulle veil fell from a handsomely designed coronet of seed pearls. The bridal bouquet was of white roses and lilies of the valley tied with a large bow of satin rib bon and the cascade of narrow white ribbon was festooned with lilies of thp vpUp* Walking just ahead of the bride was her sister, Mrs. Stafford H. Warner, who was her matron of honor, and a cousin of the bride. Miss Margaret Mayo White, who came from her home in Wilmington, N. C., to be the maid of honor. The other attendants in the bridal par ty were Mrs. Virginia t’e\ eve, sister of the bridegroom; M i s s Dorotl Dietz and Mrs. James Hill Cowan, Jr., siste -in-law of the bride. There was a springtime motif in the effective costumes worn by the bride's attendants. The dresses were of sheer net made with sweet heart necklines, puffed sleeves and picturesque hoop skirts. On the close-fitted, shirred bodices there were single rows of small velvet bows and similar velvet ribbon formed bands about the deep hem lines of the skirts. The matron of honor's dress was of peach net and the ribbon used on her gown was in aqua. She wore a pancake hat of natural roses and she carried a bouquet of Johanna Hill roses and pink sweet peas arranged with a shower of pansies. The other attendants’ dresses were in the aqua shade and the velvet ribbon trimming was in peach. Their hats, which were of similar design to the matron of hon 'jv, were made with net of rosebuds :o match their gowns and had an gel wing bows at the back of the mown. They carried bouquets like :hat £f the matron of honor. All of ;he attendants wore lace mitts and satin slippers to match their dres ses. Following the ceremony a recep :ion for members of the two families md the wedding party was held at Jathedral Mansions where the jride’s mother resides. Mrs. Cowan wore a gown of french blue lace made on simple ines. Her hat was of blue lace with i crown of pink violets and she wore a corsage of pink roses and :orget-me-nots. Mrs. Weedon also nhose a blue gown for the occasion. Her dress was in a powder blue hue and dainty lace pockets formed the only trimming, she wore a hat of flowers in two shades of blue and her corsage was similar to that of the bridegroom's mother. Spring flowers were used for the floral arrangements at the recep tion and the beautifully appointed bride’s table was centered with a tiered wedding cake. When the couple left on their wedding trip, the bride was wearing a three-piece suit in light blue tweed and her accessories were navy blue. Guests who came from out of town for the wedding included Mrs. E. L. White of Wilmington, N. C., Mrs. Walter Furlong, of Wilming ton, N. C., Mrs. James Chadbourn Bolles of Burlington, N. C.; Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Johnston of Philadelphia, Mr. and Mrs. Louis C. Clelland of Riverton, N. J., and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rogers of Pelham Manor, X. Y. Mrs. Warner, sister of the bride, entertained at her apartment at Cathedral Mansions following the rehearsal for the wedding Friday evening. Her guests included only the members of the wedding party. The bridegroom was given his bach elor dinner Thursday evening when the hosts for the occasion, in addi tion to the young men in the wed ding party, were Frank Mitchell, Patrick Ickes, Walter Doe and Joseph Kurtz. Thg bride is a former resident of thus city and is the daughter of Mrs. Katherine M. Cowan and the late James Hill Cowan, former mayors of Wilmington. BURGAW BRIDGE CLUB MEETS WITH MRS. ROWE BURGAW, April 24.—Mrs. Roy Rowe was hostess to the Two Table Bridge club Tuesday afternoon at her home. After several progres sions the club high score prize was won by Mrs. T. D. O’Quinn. The guests high score prize was won by Miss Martha Turner. The hos tess served a delicious salad course. Mrs. Frank Powers, Miss Mary ! Davis Westcott, and Henry John son, of Raleigh, spent the week end with Mrs. Mertie Johnson.— Mrs. Milton Humphrey returned Monday from a weeks trip to Chicago.—Misses Mary and Emma Bryan and C. C. Bryan returned Sunday from Wadesboro, where they were called to attend the funeral of their aunt.—Mrs. Carrie Hussey left Sunday for Raleigh, to visit her sister, Miss Douglas Hand.—Mrs. Ray Moore, of Ra leigli, spent the week-end here , with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Mallard.—Dudley Robbins, of State college. Raleigh, spent the week-end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Robbins. The graduation exercises of the Burgaw High school were held j Monday night, with Professor Jas- } per Memory of Wake Forest col lege addressing the members of the senior class. The medals for the various school ! activities were presented by Roy Rowe. The citizenship medals, one of the highest honors given by the school, was presented to two girls, Miss Nancy Murphy, and Miss Marjorie Sidbury. The citizenship medal for the boys was presented to James Bordeaux, Jr. The reci tation medal, given by Roy Rowe, was won by Miss Branclie Lee Rooks, of Watha. The declamation medal, given by Claude McCullen, Jr., was won by Gilbert Burnett. The debate medal, given by the P.-T. A. was won by Miss Kath leen Davis. The four music medals for piano were won by Miss Mary Elizabeth Burnett, Miss Charlotte Duling, Miss Dorothy Nicholson, and Lucius George, Jr. Club Clock There will be a called meeting of the Myrtle Grove Home Dem onstration club this afternoon at 3 o’clock at the clubhouse. Plans will be discussed for a supper meeting and a home beautification program to be given soon. All members are re quested to be present. The Winter Park Home Demon stration club will hold its regu lar meeting- Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the home of Mrs. C. S. Lewis. Mrs. W. F. King will be hostess. All members are urged to be present. The Addie Hart class of Grace Methodist church wilt meet with Mrs. W. P. Sutton, 220 Kenwood avenue this even ing. All members are urged to attend. The regular meeting of the Rebekah Degree will be held this evening at 8 o’clock. Mem bers are requested to be present, as business of importance will be discussed at this time. Visi tors in the city who are mem bers of the degree are invited to be present. The Wilmington Assembly No. 12, Order of Rainbow for Girls, will hold its regular meeting this evening at 7:15 o’clock in the Masonic Temple. All mem bers are urged to attend. The Bradley’s Creek Service club for older- girls will hold a meeting with Miss Rose Lee Brown, this evening at S o’clock. All older girls of the Bradley's Creek community are invited to attend. The Youth Conservation divis ion of the Educational depart ment of the North Carolina So rosis will hold a Creative Arts ___ •™~v" exhibit this afternoon at 4 r/cW at the Sorosis clubhouse. members and friends ate C’,r dially invited to attend, ^ ‘ Eleanor V, Wood will y,t , charge. * * * COUNTRY CLUB WILL ENTERTAIN AT CARD TEA FRIDAY AFTERNOON On Friday afternoon at 3,3, o'clock, the Cape Fear Country cim will be the scene of the weekly formal bridge tea for the member, ship and invited guests. Brile. wj„ be in play throughout the afternoon until 5:30 o'clock when light re. fresbments will be served A number of tables for this event have already been reserved am many more are anticipated before this afternoon at 6 o'clock when an reservations must be made. Those desiring to secure tables arc asbc to call the club's secretary at tele, phone 1624. F WAHLS f\]j ASHIONLAN 1) j j Smart Fashions ' ,i At Economy Prices | ;! 214 N. 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