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%-tli Carolina borosis Will Be
Headed By Mrs. George L. Clendenin
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North Carolina Sorosis held
rinual banquet and installa
tlie < new officers at the club
bo11 ° n North Third street Thurs
^evening at 7 o’clock, with
da} t Clayton Grant, president,
jlrs. u
The program was opened with
..tinging of two lovely selec
he*in!?ft Thine Eyes” a n d
Eyes”, sung by Mrs. Louise
jLnn accompanied at the piano
- r;.r5’ fj h. Thomason. Mrs.
Andrew" Howell gave a prayer, af
which the club collect and
America*were said by the assemb
, 1Irs Hanson also sang ‘‘The
Magic That's April”, which was
dedicated to the state garden club.
B H Thomason play«d Pre
iude in'D Minor by Porter.
’ yrs j_ w. Grise, of the New
Hanover High school faculty and
member of Sorosis, presented
MiSs Kathleen Skipper, who was
winner of the first prize in an es
sav contest conducted at the high
school and sponsored by Sorosis.
Miss Skipper read her essay on
fort Fisher and was presented a
gift from the club.
' Splendid reports were given dur
ing the business session by all of
ficers and chairmen of standing
committees of the club. Their re
ports showed much progress and
outstanding work done during
their terms of office. Those mak
ing reports were: Mrs. A. B. Love,
Sr., secretary: Mrs. Ransey
Weathersbee. corresponding secre
tary; Mrs. K. W. Price, treasurer;
Mrs. G. L. Clendenin, auditor;
Mrs. Lillian Rodgers, parliamenta
rian; Mrs. Eugene Philyaw, fi
nance chairman; Mrs. H. T-. Fish
er, house chairman; Mrs. Bertram
Quelch, courtesy chairman; Mrs.
C. Wayne Spencer, legislative
chairman; Mrs. Ed Munson, club
rental chairman; Mrs. Andrew
Howell, museum chairman; Mrs.
Lilliam Rodgers, property chair
man; Mrs. Schaefeer Parker,
American Citizenship chairman;
Mrs. Manley Williams, education
al chairman; Mrs. E. W. Mange,
fine arts chairman: Mrs. W. C.
Nichols, garden department chair
man; Mrs. N. L. Foy, internation
al relations chairman; Mrs. E. P.
Weathersbee, welfare chairman;
and Mrs. L. C. Grant, president of
me iouowing new memoers 01
Sorosis were present; Mrs. Mar
garet Davis, Mrs. Walter B. Freed,
Mrs. Harold Wells, Mrs. Jack
Brantley. Mrs. A. R. Willis, Mrs.
Dudley Howell, Mrs. A. P. Bert
ram, Mrs. J. W. Jackson and Miss
Eleanor Grant.
The following delegates to the
State Federation of Women’s
clubs convention held in Greens
boro recently gave reports; Mrs.
W. M. Fibbs, Mrs. J. C. Williams,
Mrs. IV. A. Fonvielle and Mrs.
•Andrew Howell.
Mrs. Manley Williams, chairman
of the educational department,
presented Mrs. C. Wayne Spen
cer, winner of the first prize in
a current events contest sponsor
ed by the club and given by Times
Magazme. the book, America in
Mid Passage by Charles and
Mary Baird.
Mrs, Williams stated that the
North Carolina Junior Sorosis was
awarded the Mamie Brown
Latham trophy for the best work
done in the community, and the
club having the best project of any
junior club in the state at the fed
eration in Greensboro. She also
feted that the juniors won a prize
0 ®ve dollars for the best club
scrapbook and a ten dollar prize
•or the best Indian welfare work
done by the juniors in the state.
Mrs. J. c. Williams, won se
cond prize in the Jubilee publicity
■ ®raPbook contest sponsored by
oe federation and honorable men
don wss. given Mrs. Laura Howell
•ordeii in the federation feature
!tlcle contest. Mrs. George Clen
nm. president, succeeding Mrs.
• Ciayton Grant.
The _• .
hct n — s hew uniters were
galled: Mrs. W. M. Hibbs, re
mg secretary succeeding Mrs.
; thi“'TLove' Sr.: Mrs. F. A. Mat
: Mrs treasurer, succeeding
Pri K: W: Price: Mrs. K. w.
r„Ce' auditor, succeeding Mrs.
Clendenin; Miss EtheJ
HowpIi historian; Mi's. Andrew
: inir l,’ Parhamentarian, succeed
Lik k Lillian Rodgers; Mrs.
tioiw i, • gers’ international rela
chairman, succeeding Mrs.
propertyy’ L> Clayton Grant
Mrs r or chairman, succeeding
D Eu|han Rodgers, Mrs. Henry
Mrs Publicity, succeeding
A H- L. McKibben.
the i2 ,did scrapbook kept by
historian M/S- Ge°rge Griffiths,
ed at ,, o£ the club, was display
Weathei-cK meeting. Mrs. Ransey
with ) | Presented the club
George p!eJy vase Siven by Dr.
Griffi u p in naemory of
the or«, th a former member of
A organization.
handiwort !Meresting display of
at the p dona by a special class
under thk °rnelius Harnett school
Wood direction of Miss Eleanor
-hown. member of the club, was
Ladies kvo1" was served by the
SC°M church^ °f St' PaUl’S Epi‘
The ~ '
sional s‘,i!rS and eyes of profes
be s« Lnt r °f mohair have to
hatches ,they can divide
Rations ?£l S lair int0 30 clas
tho«sandths nf4 Jaiy only 37 len
®”s of an mch.
Heads Sorosis
Mrs. George Clendenin,
who was recently installed
as new president of the
North Carolina Sorosis, suc
ceeding Mrs. L. Clayton
Grant, who has held the of
fice for the past two years.
GREENSBORO, May 18. — Mrs.
George A. Iseley, chairman of the
Girls’ State Commission of the
North Carolina department of the
American Legion auxiliary, has an
nounced the sponsors for the first
North Carolina Girls’ State, to be
held June 16-21 at Woman’s col
Sponsors include: Mrs. Doyle D.
Alley, of Waynesville, state presi
dent of the P. T. A.; Mrs. W. B.
Aycock, Raleigh; Hon. J. W. Bail
ey, Washington, D. C., and Ral
eigh; State Senator Joe L. Blythe,
Charlotte; Miss Gertrude Cara
way, New Bern; Congressman J.
Bayard Clark, Fayetteville; Miss
Beatrice Cobb, Editor Morganton
Herald, Morganton; Mrs. J. W.
Cone, Greensboro; Congressman
Harold D. Cooley, Nashville; Mrs.
Eugene Davis, natinoal officers of
the D. A. R., Raleigh; Miss Harriet
Elliott, dean of women, Woman’s
college; D. B. Fearing, chairman
Roanoke Memorial association,
Judge Johnson J. Hayes, North
Wilkesboro; Mrs. Palmer Jerman,
Greensboro; Mrs. R. H. Latham,
past State President Woman’s club,
Asheville; Mrs. E. L. McKee, Syl
va; Judge Hubert Olive, Lexing
ton; Hidden Ramsey, editor Ashe
ville Times, Asheville; Mrs. J. B.
Sidbury, Wilmington; L. D. Ward,
Speaker of the House of Represen
tatives, New Bern; Judge Wilson
Warlick, Newton; Congressman
Lindsey S. Warren, Washington, D.
C.; Judge Isaac M. Meekins, Eliza
beth City.
The Tar Heel Girls’ State is a
new venture for the American Le
gion auxiliary in North Carolina,
and has as its purpose to provide
for the girls of North Carolina an
opportunity to become actively ac
quainted with their responsibilities
as worthwhile citizens.
Students’ Building on the campus
will be used as the Capitol of Girls’
State, and all activities will be di
rected from there. The girls will
be housed in the residence halls on
the campus and meals will be
served in one of the college dining
IVllSb ilcuilct UU1UI.U JO uiuumui.
of the local committee making
plans for Girls’ State, and mem
bers of the faculty of Woman’s col
lege are cooperating in preparing
practical lessons in citizenship for
the girls attending Girls’ State. In
addition to the instructive program
a very enjoyable social calendar
has been prepared, each event hav
ing a' definite place in the program.
The facilities of the college gym
nasium and swimming pool will be
available for the citizens of Girls’
State under the supervision of the
college physical education depart
The capital city of Girls’ State
has been named Mann City, i$i
honor of Mrs. Weaver Mann, of
Newton, state president of the Le
gion auxiliary.
* * *
Mrs. Oneida Eakins was hostess
to the Georgia Barton class, oi
Temple Baptist church, Thursday
evening at her home in Carolina
After a short business meeting,
games and contests were enjoyed,
the following winning prizes: Mrs.
Ethel Parish, Mrs. Marie Walker,
Mrs. Cornetha Weaver, Mrs. El
Myer, Mrs. Lena Hemby and Miss
Thelma Proctor.
Delicious refi-eshments were
served to the following: Mrs. Mar
tha Keever, Mrs. J. M. Crute, Miss
Mary Taylor, Mrs. Lena Hemby,
Mrs. Lenora Greene, Mrs. Mar
garet Smith, Mrs. Louise Martin,
Mrs. Marie Walker, Miss Thelma
Proctor, Mrs. Cornetha Weaver,
Mrs. El Myer, Mrs. Linnie Piner,
Mrs. Beatrice Nichols, Mrs. Ethel
Parish, Miss Elsie Crute and Car
mine Nichols.
Miss MacLeod,
Mr. McDiarmid
Engaged To Wed
LUMBERTON, May 18. — Mrs.
Alpheus Hinton MacLeod an
nounces the engagement of her
daughter, Sarah Kathryn, to Doug
ald Murray McDiarmid, son of Mr.
and Mrs. A. A. McDiarmid of
Parkton, the wedding to take place
in June.
Mr. and Mrs. John Luther White
sides, of Sharon, S. C., announce
the engagemertt of their daughter,
Annie Lee, of Lumberton, and Gor
don Judson Poteet, of Roanoke,
Va., and Laurinburg. Mr. Poteet
is the son of the late Rev. and Mrs.
James Edward Poteet of Roanoke.
The wedding will take place Satur
day, June 15 in the Associate Re
form Presbyterian church at Shar
* * *
FAIR BLUFF, May 18.—Mr.
and Mrs. A. H. Powell and Mr.
and Mrs. J. E. Dick spent Moth
er’s Day at Oak Ridge with their
son and nephew, Andy Powell who
is a member of the graduating
class this year. —Mrs. Lizzie A.
Floyd has returned to her home in
Lakeland, Fla., after a visit of
two weeks with relatives in the
city. —Mr. and Mrs. Harold Turn
er and little son, Buster, are visit
ing Mrs. Turner’s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur Murden, of Orange
burg, S. C. —Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Thompson and children, of Con
way, S. C., spent Sunday here
with Mr. and Mrs. Henry Cole
man. —Mr. and Mrs. Carl Meares
and Sam Scott. Jr., left Saturday
for a tour through California. —
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Waddell, Miss
Betty Waddell and Mr. and Mrs.
James Turner spent Sunday in
Fuguay Springs as guests of their
aunt, Mrs. Kate Farribow. —Miss
Frances Bridges has returned
from a two weeks visit to h e r
aunt, Mrs. T. I. Martin in Flo
rence, S. C. —Visiting Mrs. Bessie
Renfrew on Mother’s Day were her
daughters, Mrs. Harry Harrington
and Mrs. Phil Winstead, of Mul
lins, S. C. —Misses Sara Bailey
and Nedro Anderson, visited
Misses Margery Bailey and Betty
Lou Anderson at Meredith college,
hospitality week. —Mrs. Elbert
N. Johnson has been spending
some time with her sisters, Mrs.
J. S. Farmer and Dr. Mary Lynch
Johnson in Raleigh and Meredith
college and brother. Dr. Wingate
Johnson of the Baptist hospital,
Winston-Salem. Rev. Mr. John
son and the two children went for
her Monday, returning Tuesday.
Elwood Waddell, of Orangeburg,
S. C., spent last week-end at his
home here. —J. L. Davis, has re
turned from a stay at the Veteran
hospital in Columbia, S. C. —Mrs.
Cornie Rogers returned Friday
from a two weeks visit to her niece
Mrs. Emma Regan of Chadbourn.
-Mrs. Willie Muldren who has
been visiting relatives and friends
in Fayetteville and Marietta has
returned to her home here. —Mrs.
George Wright left Tuesday for
her home near Raleigh, after a few
days visit in the home of Miss
Trixie Yates and Mrs. Clara
Mr. and Mrs. John Bartley had
visiting them for the day Sunday
their daughter, Mrs. E. C. Spivey
and Mr. Spivey of Marion, S. C.—
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Elvington and
little daughter, Mildred have re
turned to Charleston, S. C., after a
visit here to Mr. Elvington’s par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Elving
ton and relatives in Chadbourn.—
Mrs. Henry Coleman and Miss
Amanda Coleman spent two days
in Durham early in the week. —
Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Renfrew, of
Whiteville, spent Sunday with re
latives in the city. —Mr. and Mrs.
Pellam Renfrew and little daugh
ter visited Mrs. Renfrew’s par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Haire in Eliza
bethtown Sunday.
Haynes Barnes of Proctorville
spent Friday in Fair Bluff with
his brother-in-law, Henry Coleman.
—Little Steve Buie, of Bladenboro,
is visiting his grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. M. R. Townsend. —Miss
Evelyn Jenkins, of Marion, S. C..
visited her mother, Mrs. Eva Jen
kins over the week-end. —Mr. and
Mrs. Bob King and children and
Mr. and Mrs. Richard King spent
Sunday with relatives in Harts
ville, S. C. —Miss Sadie Rhae
Fairfax, a student nurse at Thomp
son’s hospital in Lumberton, spent
last week-end here with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Davis Fair
fax. —Mrs. Minnie Norris John
son has returned to her home at,
Burgaw after a visit to her sister,
Mrs. H. C. Hammond and broth
er, H. V. Norris. —Elbert Keziah
returned Monday to school in Flo
rence after ten days illness with
measles at the home of his grand
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Cole
man. —Raymond Waddell came
home last week from Union Mills
school where he spent the school
term. —Mr. and Mrs. Guy Bailey
had as their guests over the week
end Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Smith
of Smithfield. —Mr. and Mrs. O. R.
Thomas visited Mrs. Thomas par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Edmards at
Armour last week-end. —Mr. and
Mrs. O. M. Rogers and daughter,
Mary and Lois Neil have been
visiting their father and grand
father, S. W. Owen at Council.
Mrs. Ed Rogers was hostess to
the Woman’s Missionary society of
the Methodist church Wednesday
afternoon when the organization
met for the May meeting. A large
number were in attendance and an
interesting program was held at
the conclusion of business. Mrs.
Rogers served dainty refresh
Federal tables show that a white
baby boy at birth can expect to
live 59 years. If he gets through
the first year he can look forward
to 62 years. For girls it’s longer:
63 years at birth and 65 after the
first year. *
England’s standard of currency
value was the silver pound from
the days of William the Conqueror
until 1816, when it was changed to
the golden sovereing.
North Carolina Clubwomen
To Attend Convention
(Continued from Page Eleven)
roads safety control has been spon
sered in 17 clubs and bicycle clubs
Patriotic law enforcement pro
grams have been given by 26 clubs
and 11 clubs report study of tax
Citizenship Day has been obser
ved by seven clubs, honoring all
aliens who become naturalized on
this day and all who will be elegi
ble to vote for the first time, stres
sing the duties and responsibilities
of American citizenship. One dis
trict is aiding in the naturalization
of 22 foreign born.
Mrs. W. R. Everett, of the di
vision of Family Finance, reports
that management should be the
goal for the family finance divi
sion, planning and balancing the
budget, conserving materials, se
curing greatest values for money
spent and developing a high sense
of relative values. Most far reach
ing would be a program that would
impress the group with the scope
of managerial problems and busi
ness knowledge necessary to carry
on the job of home making.
Mrs. Estelle Smith, of the Di
vision of Extension of the Ameri
can Home Department, gives some
suggestions as to how clubs can
cooperate - furthering a more far
reaching and effective program
which would benefit the people in
a cov *y, as follows: Ey education
through two day forums ii the fall
with cooperative or individual pro
grams that might be presented and
analyzed. A two day Rural-Urban
conference is being planned for
the fall. There will be representa
tives from various fields, industry,
mercantile, banking, teaching, city
house aife, farm house wife, far
mer, president of women’s club,
for the purpose of better under
standing each other. In civic pride
town and county flower Knows may
be produced as joint projects, also
clean up campaigns, recreational
programs and joint work in spon
soring libraries, music apprecia
tion and beauty in the home.
Mrs. E.W Griggin, of the Public
Safety Div'sion of the American
Home department, says that
through the coming year this di
vision will stress accident preven
tion in the home, safe driving and
young drivers.
In the Garden Division Mrs.
Clyde Upchurch lists objectives as
sponsoring humble little homes a
long the highways and assisting
with the planting of shrubbery and
flowers. Assist in conservation of
native shrubs and flowers and wild
life, enlisting the cooperation of
youth that they may become life
long protectors of natural resour
ces. Establish Junior Garden clubs
in schools and communities, and
keeping the home town attractive.
Establish a garden library. Plan
and plant for beautification until
all waste places are made beauti
ful, highv s planted, vacant lots
made into gardens and the whole
country side made into a park.
McEntee Explains New
Benefits For Veterans
One of the most important vet
eran welfare victories of recent
years is the liberalization by the
Veterans’ Administrator of regu
lations affecting permanently dis
abled and unemployed veterans,
according to Commander Joseph
B. McEntee, Post No. 2573, Vete
rans of Foreign Wars of the Unit
ed States.
Addressing members of his post
last night at a meeting at the dug
out, Commander McEntee declar
ed that the April 2 Service letter,
sent by Administrator General
Frank T. Hines to all Administra
tion Facilities “will put thousands
of totally disabled veterans on the
government pension rolls to re
ceive $30 per month each.”
The group affected, Commander
McEntee told his listeners, will
include veterans whose disabili
ties make it impossible for them to
hold jobs, but who previously have
been denied government pensions
because they were unable to prove
their disabilities were “total and
Pictured above are ten Wake Forest college campus leaders for 1940-41. They are,
first row, from left to right: Robert Goldberg of Wilmington, president of the stud
ent body; Charles Mayberry of Mt. Airy, vice-president of the student body; Ferd Dav
is of Zebulon, editor of the campus newspaper; Wells Norris of Dillon, S. C., editor of
the literary-humorous magazine; Norvell Ashburn of Atlanta, Ga., editor of the annual.
Second row: Archie McMillan of Raleigh, president of the senior class; Tommy Byrne
of Baltimore, Md., president of the Monogram club; John E. Galloway of Moultrie, Ga.,
president of the Baptist Student Union; George Watkins, III, of Durham, president of
the junior class; and Henry Lougee of Durham, president of the sophomore class.
GARLAND, May 18.—Mrs. A. L.
Carter and Mrs. John Dyson were
hostesses to the Woman’s club
Thursday afternoon at 3 o’clock
after the business session and a
social hour. The hostesses served
delicious refreshments.
Mrs. Herbert Blackman enter
tained at her home Thursday eve
ning with a supper at 7:30 o’clock
in honor of Mr. Blackman’s birth
day. The invited guests were Mr.
and Mrs. Coleman Carter, Mr. and
Mrs. Lubert Barefoot and Mr. and
Mrs. Milton Carter. A pleasant eve
ning was enjoyed by all present.
The Woman’s Missionary society
of the Garland Baptist church met
at the home of Mrs. T. L. Rich
Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Amos
Carter had charge of the program.
Those taking part were Mes
dames E. C. Herring, P. B. Hea
ton, W. J. McDaniel, T. L. Rich,
A. F. Jones, S. L. Smith and A. L.
Carter. At the close of the meet
ing the hostess served refresh
Dr. and Mrs. Walter Wiley, of
Chesterfield, S. C., and Mrs. R.
A. Williford and daughter, of East
over spent Sunday with Mrs. W. J.
McDaniels. Mrs. Crotia Warren,
of Salemburg, and Miss Jessie
Pridgen of New Bern, visited Mrs.
" ..
Coleman Carter recently. Mrs. O.
Matthews has returned to her
lome after an extended visit with
ler daughter, Mrs. Jack Sawyer
if near Greensboro. She was ac*
rompanied home by Mr. and Mrs.
Sawyer who will spend some time
lere. Mrs. Thurman Stallings, of
Clinton, and Mrs. Huston Hayes of
Roseboro, are visiting their par
;nts, Mr. and Mrs. Ivory Rich.
* * *
Supreme Regent And
Secretary Of Catholic
Daughters To Visit City
(Continued from Page Eleven)
ris, grand regent; Mrs. Kathryn
Brown, vice-grand regent; Miss
Katheryn Furlong, prophetess;
Miss Elizabeth Shannon, monitor;
Miss Mary Sheehan, financial sec
-etary; Miss Davie Duffy, treasur
ir; Mrs. Mae White, Historian;
Mrs. Rose Picot, organist; Mrs.
Dan Meier, sentinel; Mrs. P. J.
Baschon, lecturer; Mrs. Ralph
lohnson, trustee; and Mrs. John
Powell, trustee.
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