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Section Two TUk aKIClAfG _ _J l l I;Lb PUBUSHEO^y |^| Ww 9 ' ___ iffiTME PORT €D,irV®Fg’ia©@l3lgag AMIS) IPIUBAftMagW j^jj^NOM.--~ -~--WILMINGTON, N. C., SUNDAY, MAY 19. 1940 PRICE FIVE CENTS Hiss Upchurch, Hr. Ruark Are fed Saturday rpremony Takes Place At CZ Baptist Church Here yesterday Afternoon first Baptist church was the 1 , a i0velv wedding yester f'afternoon at 6 when Miss “a'v Elizabeth Upchurch became f lide of Asa Dosher Ruark, Jr. * The church was decorated for J ceremony with palms, ferns 1 branched candelabra holding a”ni„g tapers: on each side were °“skets 0f white gladioli. Satin S',: were Used to mark the pews. ^ Rev. Sankey Lee Blanton, , r rf the church officiated at Ceremony- While the guests as 1 led and during the service a sc “ m of music was given by Lila W, Head, organist, and }r- C W Brinson sang, “Be cause' ant* “I Love you Truly” The bride was attended by the following: Mrs. George T. Savage, I- ter of the bridegroom, as mat ' 0f honor, and Miss Audrey cljth as maid of honor. Miss Wary Todd, Miss lone Pinner and Airs.' Douglas B. Upchurch were bridesmaids. The bridegroom had as his best man Don G. Witherspoon. Ushers „re Charles F. Beale, Earnest F. Beale. George T. Savage and Will iam Sykes. The' bride entered the church v. ;h her brother, Douglas B. Up church. by whom she was given m manage. She was lovely in her wedding gown of white satin made on princess lines featuring the sweetheart neckline which was bordered with pearls. The sleeves v.ere full at the shoulder and tight ly fitted to the wrist. The skirt was very full and formed a court train in the back. The veil of bridal illusion fell from a coronet of pearls over the long court train. She wore a strand of pearls, a gift of the bridegroom and carried a bouquet of white roses and lilies of Miss Smith, the maid of honor, wore a lovely gown of pink net fashioned with a shirred bodice and short puffed sleeves and the skirt was very full. The neckline was of sweetheart style. She wore in her hair an arrangement of nat ural flowers. Her flowers were mixed and made in an old fashion ed bouquet being tied with con trasting ribbon. The matron of honor ar.d bridesmaids wore dress es made on similar lines Mrs. Savage, matron of honor in orchid, Miss Pinner in yellow, Mrs. Up church in green, and Miss Todd in blue. They all carried old fash ion bouquets of mixed summer Sowers trimmed with contrasting ribbon and wore natural arrange ments in their hair. A reception was held immediate ly following the ceremony at the tome of the bride’s aunt, Mrs. " D. Beale on South Front Street. Tater in the evening the couple left for a northern wedding trip, tbe bride wearing a blue silk dress nth matching full length coat with small white sailor hat and match ing accessories for traveling. The bride is the daughter of ha Gilbert Upchurch, of this city, ®nthe late Mrs. Upchurch. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and A. D. Ruark, Sr., of Wilming Mrs Ruarij has been fetetj by »e following since the announce n® of her engagement; Mrs. n T Savage, Mr. and Mrs. ' Upchurch, Miss lone Pinner, I ,s, Audrey Smith, Miss Mary rim o'8 kad‘es Bible class of the j... ,,Baptist church, the Wednes Bridge club, the Monday 8*?? c!ub. Mrs. John Up C I 1 Auditors office at the A. It ’ aad Mrs. Annie Cannon, ft'oom S",rk' mother of the bride chiffon - ' dress of orchid orchids' and a corsaSe of of the' ' D' Beale, aunt trimmei °re blE,f,k chiffon of whi1 ute and a corsage valley and lilies of the After ., d hor, the couple will be this cit. 018 Perry avenue, Pinrr .. * * w;y - WYNN WILL vEr; ! APT AIN CARTIN • ^H.NIA church Ca Salv •- , " arSarett Wynn, of the iuta- daughter of Ad Gas *™rs. Jack Wynn, of 1 t 1 be married on June the 1 Danile B. Cartin, of sor ,,n Army, 0f Charlotte, Moor.. . rs- Mary Cartin, of '1 , th: p0ny will take place at G yesbyterian church in ^ r ^ Brigadier Breazeale C a f Presiding chairman. t: ed Tyler will perform °ny. lv wynn has been in Wil ce the first of FebriX * * * B,rth Announced he Hi W' S' Johns°n an : . on °£ a daughter, Het 1 ann^ * ay at tbe Marion Mil : Mrs' Johnson is the Lena Keels Jenkins. I ___Attractive Bride-Elect Miss Georgia Hales Goodson, of Winston-Salem, whose engagement has been announced today by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Alexander Goodson, of Winston Salem, to M. Garnett Saunders, Jr., of Winston-Salem, formerly of Wilmington, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Garnett Saunders, of Wilmington. The wedding will take place in the fall. (Ira Hill Photo.) North Carolina Clubwomen To Attend Council In Milwaukee By Susan Iden, Executive Secre tary N. C. Federation Women's Clubs In keep ing with the constantly expanding interests of organized women, religion and social wel fare, politics and legislation, citi zenship and international affairs, education and youth, the home and the arts are just a few of the sub ects that will be discussed at the five day Council meeting of the General Federation of Women’s clubs to be held in Milwaukee, May 20-25. Mrs Sadie Orr Dunbar, president of the federation, will preside at all sessions, assisted by ice other four officers, first and second vice - president, secretary ind treasurer. Because of the wars which men ace the world today, Mrs. Dunbar s eager to give to the women ;hrough the addresses and subse juent discussions, a spiritual up ift and has chosen for the theme jf the deliberations "Behold I have set before thee a door opened which none can shut, and has chos en as her speaker on General Fed eration President’s Night Dr. Al pert. W. Palmer, president of Chi cago Theological Seminary. Politics now being uppermost in ;he minds of men and women of America in this presidential year, ;he fundamentals of the two lead ng political parties and the issues pf 1940 will be presented by politi cal leaders, Dr. Glenn Frank, for nerly president of the University pf Wisconsin, for the Republicans md T. V. Smith, member of Con gress from Illinois, for the Demo crats. The address of the president. Mrs. Dunbar, will be given o n ruesday morning and there will ae reports from officers and stand ng committees. The five days will ae crowded with events of notable nterest to clubwomen. Mrs. John D. Robinson, of Wal lace, president, and other North Carolina Federation delegates will attend the council. From Miss Martha Faison, of the Faison club, who teaches in a young ladies school in Geneva, New York, has come his lovely tribute to the Golden Jubilee: “At this Golden Jubilee of the Federated Women’s clubs, when we are celebrating the half cen tury of good works, we are grate Eul to those women, who with fresh and active devotion have had no small part in the advancement of auman welfare, as they have sought answers to their problems, and have used their powers to nob e ends. “We hope that our connection with the Federated clubs and our 3wn club will increasingly refresh as, and send us forth with new faith and hope and courage, that we may with great adventure fol ow the ideal, even though we fail n certain causes, that the gap Detween realities and possibilities nay be less wide, that we may ess wide, that we may rise above aur limitations, that we may ac cumulate power to ennoble life as we realize that our jobs are only aegun, and as we endeavor to pro gress, and to be artists in the art of life. “In the spirit of comradeship we salute all federated clubs and say ‘God bless us every one’.” Under the direction of Mrs. Ged die Strickland, third vice-president and director of departments of the Federation, outlines have been made of some of the objectives of work of the federation for the com ing year. The departments in clude: American Citizenship, American Home, Education, Fine Arts, including Art, Music and Lit erature, International Relations, Public Welfare, and Juniors. American Citizenship Activities of this department are varied. Many clubs sponsor Boy and Girl Scout organizations. Some study the Constitution of our coun try, giving school children copies, inaugurating county wide studies. One club participated in a Civic Forum, composed of all officers of local civic clubs, cooperating for better citizenship. An Institute on Crime and De linquency, held by one club, re sulted in the formation of perma nent study groups to remedy the crime problem. Radio talks, deal ing with American Citizenship, were featured by several clubs. Hoping to eliminate many of the dangers and accidents on the (Continued on Page 13; Col. 5) Georgia Goodson, Garnett Saunders Engaged To Marry Announcement Is Made By Mr. And Mrs. Goodson Of Winston-Salem WINSTON SALEM, May —18— The following announcement will be read with much interest to friends and relatives throughout the state: Mr. and Mrs. William Alexan der Goodson, of this place, an nounce the engagement o f their daughter, Georgia Hales, t o M. Garnett Saunders, Jr., of Winston Salem and Wilmington, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Garnett Saunders, of Wilmington. The wedding will take place in the fall. * * * BUSINESS MEET HELD BY WRIGHTSBORO P.-T. A. The Wrightsboro Parent-Teacher association held its final meeting of the year in the school audito rium Monday a ternoon, with Mrs. H. R. Corbett presiding. The meeting was opened with the singing of “Faith of Our Fathers.” Mrs. H. S. Strickland then conduct ed the devotional, stressing cooper ation between home, school, and church. During the business meeting the committees gave their reports. Fol lowing the cafeteria report, plans for the operation of the new cafe teria for the school year 1940-41 were discussed. Mrs. H. R. Corbett, president, gave an interesting report on the state P.-T. A. meeting she attend ed. She stated that federal aid for the schools was one of the main topics of discussion. Mrs. Corbett, in closing the meet ing, made her statement of plans for the association year beginning in September; and announced her committee appointments as fol lows; Program, Mrs. Ethel Whilden, Miss Nellie Fentress; membership, Mrs. O. B. Ives, chairman, Mrs. D. Swart, Mrs. Sebrell, Mrs. Rich ards, Mrs. B. D. Price, Mrs. H. Vander Schalie, Mrs. J. B. Burton, Mrs. J. M. Bullard; magazine, Mrs. Martin Swart; publicity, Mrs. G. K. Surnsion; historian, Miss Lois Cooper; cafeteria, Mrs. A. G. Seitter, chairman, Mrs. F. Jordan, Mrs. Adolph Rogers, Mrs. H. L. Pittman; hospitality, Mrs. J. B. Burton; welfare. Mrs. William Swart; music, Mrs. Leslie Mere dith; health and summer round up. Mrs. L. E. Owen; standards, Miss Johanna Duls; scrap book, Miss Lois Cooper; Founder’s Day, Mrs. Leslie Meredith. The attendance picture was won by Mrs. G. K. Swinson, second grade. * * * SCHULKEN-WALKER MARRIAGE ANNOUNCED 1______ Mrs. H. L. Walker announces the marriage of her daughter, Eliza Mae, to Charles Henry Schulken, son of Mrs. Arthur Schulken, of ;his city. Mr. Schulken is connected with ;he Atlantic Coast Line Railroad and has recently been transferred ;o Rocky Mount, where the couple will make their home. Bride Of This Month Mrs. Waddell Albert Corbett, whose marriage took place on Saturday evening, May 11, at the First Baptist church here. Mrs. Corbett is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Fussell, the former Miss Elizabeth Fussell. (Photograph by Adams Studio.) [wrightsboro school WILL GIVE OPERETTA ON FRIDAY EVENING An operetta, “Rip Van Winkle’ will be presented by the pupils o: the Wrightsboro school on Fridaj evening, at 7:30 o’clock at the school. The toy orchestra, under the di rection of Mrs. G. K. Swinson, will give a program of music preceding the operetta. There will be a small admission charge and the public is invited to attend. GRADUATES TUESDAY Miss Mary Pemberton Smith, daughter of Mrs. Gilbert C. Dean, of Dillon, S. C., will graduate from the Dillon High school on Tuesday, May 21. Miss Smith is the grand daughter of Mrs. W. H. Pemberton, of this city. Vacationing In Mexico wmam- - ; Mrs. James L. King, of Columbus, Georgia, and Mrs. Rinaldo B. Page, shown at Brownsville, Texas, where they took a pla ne to Mexico City, where they are spending this month vacationing in Mexico. (Photograph by Pan American Airways, Inc.) Supreme Regent And Secretary Of Catholic Daughters To Visit City U. D. C. Chapter To Entertain On Tuesday Evening Cape Fear Chapter, No. 3, of the United Daughters of the Confeder acy will sponsor a silver tea in the Great. Hall of St. James’ parish house on Tuesday evening, May 21, at 8 o’clock. An enjoyable program of music of 1860 to 1865 is being prepared. Immediately following the pro gram there will be a social hour for the Daughters, friends and acquain tances of the evening. Past presi dents of the chapter will receive guests. Miss Anna Savage and Miss Minnie Brown will receive the of fering. Miss Savage is the only sur viving charter member of the chap ter and has been loyal and devoted from the time of its organization in 1895. The program consists of: Chorus es and solos by the New Hanover High School Glee club of sixteen voices; a reading of the period by Mrs. J. Henry Gerdes; a medley of southern airs played by Mrs. O. O. Humphries. At the beginning and at the close of the program the as sembly will sing familiar airs such as The Old North State, The Bon nie Blue Flag, Maryland My Mary land, and Tenting Tonight. The public is cordially invited to attend and to partake of the spirit of the occasion. * * * U. D. c. CHAPTER TO HOLD MEETING ON TUESDAY NIGHT The Cape Fear chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy, will meet Tuesday evening at 7:30 at the parish house of St. James Epis copal church. This will be the monthly business session and all members are urged to be present. * * * BIRTH ANNOUNCED Mr. and Mrs. Jack Mathis an nounce the birth of a son, Jack Skinner Mathis, Jr., on May 16, at the Marion Sprunt annex. Mrs. . Mathis is the former Carolyn Jor dan. y Banquet Will Be Given Mon day Night Honoring Church Official The Supreme Regent of the Catholic Daughters of America, Miss Mary C. Duffy, of South Orange, N. J., will be the princi pal speaker at a banquet that will be tendered in her honor Monday evening at 6:30 o’clock at the Cape Pear hotel by the local chapter of the Catholic Daughters of America. Miss Duffy, who was decorated by Pope Pius XI with the gold medal, “Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice,” will arrive in Wilmington, Monday noon, accompanied by Miss Eliza beth Bullard, president of the lo cal chapter, coming to this city from Charlotte, where they at tended a state conference of the Catholic Daughters. Miss Bullard will' preside over the banquet. Miss Katherine M. Rosney, nat ional secretary of the organiza tion with headquarters in New York city, will also accompany Miss Duffy on her visit to Wilming ton. Miss Bullard, in announcing the banquet that will be given for Miss Duffy and Miss Rosney Monday evening, stated that Miss Duffy as Supreme Regent heads the Catho lic Daughters of America, which organization has a membership of over 200,000 Catholic women, organized in 45 states, Panama, Cuba and Porto Rico, approxi mately 500 are in North Carolina. “The aims and purposes of the Catholic Daughters of America are the propagation and preserva tion of the Catholic faith, the inten sification of patriotism and the material well being of Catholic women and girls, also the dispen sation of charity,’’ Miss Bullard explained. * oliowmg the banquet at the Cape Fear hotel, a meeting of the local branch of the Catholic Daughters will be held at the rec tory of St. Mary’s Catholic church. Among the Wilmington Catholic Daughters who attended the state inference in Charlotte were: Miss Bullard, territorial deputy for N. C.; Mrs. W. A. Furlong, Mrs. Ceorge Ferguson, Mrs. P. J. Bas :hon, Misses Mary Sheehan, Nell Sheehan, Alice Rowan, and Olita Sheehan. The officers of the local court tre as follows: Mrs. H. V. Nor- 1 : (Continued on Page 13: Col. 8) j Bridal Couple Is Honored Friday Night Miss Audrey Smith And Miss Mary Todd Are Host esses At Event Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Ruark, Jr., whose wedding was solemnized last night were honored on Friday evening at a pary given by Miss Audrey Smith and Miss Mary Todd following the wedding rehearsal. Mrs. Ruark was formerly Miss Up church. The honoree was present ed a lovely corsage by the hostess es. Those attending were Mr. anu Mrs. Ruark, honor guests, Mr. and Mrs. Don Witherspoon, Mr. and Mrs. George Savage. Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Upchurch, Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Beale, Miss Marie Saleem Charles Bell, Miss lone Pinner, Dale Spencer, Miss Helen Snith, Bob Harper, Miss Evelyn Gilbert, Henry Boyd, Mrs. John Upchurch, Jimmy Taylor and Tom White. * • * REBEKAH ASSEMBLY ANNUAL MEET SLATED IN RALEIGH, MAY 19-21 The Rebekah State Assembly will hold the annual meeting in Raleigh May 19-21. The program follows' Services conducted by Dr. John C. Glenn at the Edenton Methodist church; Monday at 9 a. m. registration at Sir Walter hotel; 11 a. m. assembly will convene in Manteo room with Mrs. Viola M. Jones of Wilming ton, presiding; Officers to be intro duced and seated by staff from Home Rebekah lodge Goldsboro, colors will be presented by Mrs. L. T. C. Skip per and Mrs. Frenchy Hickman, of Wilmington; service will be held at the close of the morning session in memory of former state secre tary, Sister Pattie E. Beck, of Win ston-Salem; this will be arranged by her home lodge, Evangeline; 1 p. m. past president’s luncheon, Elizabeth Room of Sir Walter ho tel; 2 p. m. assembly will convene with routine business; 4 p. m. joint memorial service in Odd Fellows Temple; 6 p. ra. banquet at Sir Walter hotel for Grand Lodge and Assembly officers, representatives and members of the grand bodies; following banquet degree will be conferred by Wake lodge of Raleigh; following the degree, dance will be held in ballroom of hotel. Tuesday will be given over to the business of the assembly. The Wilmington lodge will be rep resented by a large number of mem bers of the local degree. * * • HIGH SCHOOL P.-T. A. WILL MEET TUESDAY The New Hanover High school Parent - Teacher association will hold the final meeting of the year in the auditorium of the high school at 3:30 o’clock, Tuesday afternoon. The following musical program will be rendered: “Casardas,” V. Monti; Meditation from “Thais,” J. Massenet; Violin by W. C. Yar borough, Jr., accompanied at the piano by Mrs. O. O. Humphries; “The Fantaisie - Impromptu,” Chopin; Piano by Mrs. O. O. Hum phries. The president, Mrs. John E. Ev ans, will make a report on the re cent state convention held in High Point. All chairmen and their commit tees are asked to be present and a full attendance of the membership is urged. * # * FIRST PRESBYTERIAN AUXILIARY TO HOLD MEETING ON MONDAY The Woman’s auxiliary of the First Presbyterian church will hold its annual Birthday celebration on Monday afternoon at. 4 o’clock in the Kenan chapel. The birthday offering will be used over a period of ten years in the work of Daily Vacation Bible schools. An inter esting program has been planned and a cordial invitation is extended to members and their friends. • * * PEARSALL AUXILIARY TO HAVE BIRTHDAY PARTY TUESDAY NIGHT The Woman’s auxiliary of Pear sall Memorial church will observe tne annual birthday party on Tues day evening at 8 o’clock at the church. A pageant, “Christ’s Chal lenge for Childhood” will be given by members of the auxiliary. Mrs. James A. Reid will be the guest speaker. All members of the con gregation and interested friends are invited to attend. * * * WINOCA COTILLION :lub to hold meet DN MONDAY NIGHT There will be a meeting of the Vinoca Cotillion club in the city :ouncilor chamber at the city hall' Monday night at 8 o’clock. All n embers are urved to attend.