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^ ____©(ITV ©(p (^©©ffijiggs &&flQj) fPlLIf A&Miaif Yh> --- -WILMINGTON, N. C., SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, 1941 ---PRICE FIVE CENTS Left to right Miss Doris Ayres, of Pompton Lakes, N. J, Miss Helen Hall, of Wil mington. Miss Mary Elizabeth Kiernan, of New Haven, Conn., Miss Patte Woolley, of few York city, and Miss Martha Hall, of Wilmington, who are students at the Woman's :ollege of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and are here spending the mid-term vacation with the Misses Hall at their home in Forest Hills. The Misses Hall ire daughters of Air. and Mrs. R. F. Hall. (Staff photo by Humphrey) \atchcz Garden Club Will Hold 10th Annual Pilgrimage Soon NATCHEZ, Miss., Jan. 25.—From 'larch 22 through April 6. the s’atchez Garden club will conduct t's 10th annual Pilgrimage to the amous ante-bellum homes of this lection of the deep South. Visitors from all parts of the • nited States will enjoy the daily ours to such places as Melrose, vsalie. Auburn. Melmont, Con lelly's Tavern. Elmscourt, Belvi iere, Twin Oaks. Cherokee The Jriers, Cottage Gardens, Magnolia i’ale. Edgewood. Mount Repose, Peasant Hill, Propinquity, Oak and, Hawthorne, The Parsonage r.d Ravenna. In the evenings, en ertainments reminiscent of the >nhiant social life of long ago will ie featured. Candlelight receptions, •onfederate pageants and ball9. ^gro spirituals will be sung in an >ld-fashioned church. No spot on the American conti •ent richer in tradition and his ^Tthan Natchez. Here one finds a glorious and illustrious past per fectly blended with the progress and achievement of the present. Nat chez has received all the blessings and benefits of modern time, but has refused to relinquish one par ticle of the chivalry and gracious manner of the olden days. Each spring during the pilgrim age period the panorama of the past is unfolded. Legendary figures become real and happenings of by gone days are imperceptibly merged with the present as though Time itself in it’s impatient flight har; paused for repose and reverie in this garden spot of the Mississippi Valley. The pilgrimage celebration is of national interest and thousands of visitors participate in the tours t) the historic homes. A cordial -welcome awaits those who plan to "Travel the Road to Yesteryear" with the Natchez Gar den club, March 22-April 6, inc. Piano Recital Planned Here For Next Week Members Of Music Faculty Of Elon College To Present Program February 3 Stuart Pratt and Fletcher Moore, ot the Music faculty of Elon col lege, will present a concert of great interest to music lovers of Wilmington on Monday, February 3, when they will play a program of two-piano music. The program is sponsored by the Thursday Morning Music club, and will be held at St. James’ par ish house at 8:30 o’clock. Mr. Pratt and Mr. Moore are well known throughout North Caro lina for their fine two-piano work. (Continued on Page 10; Col. 5) (Drive funds ftf* mernbers of North Carolina Junior Sorosis were on the streets in the business district selling tags to raise rosis■Arr , ^Hfantile Paralysis campaign. Pictured here left to right are: Miss Hazel Kimrey, president of Junior So ^Miss P J°e Clendenin, Mrs. A. B. Love, Jr-, Mrs. Waddell Corbett, Miss Dorothy Forbes, who is chairman of the drive, wma Gade Hutaff. (Staff photo by Humphrey). Ministering Circle Plans Annual Fashion Show And Bridge Party Birthday Ball Citadel Orchestra Will Play For Dance On Wednesday Evening, January 29 A large crowd is expected to at tend the President’s Birthday Ball to be held Wednesday night, Janu ary 29, at 9. o’clock at the Cape Fear country club, Henry Rehder announced yesterday. Proceeds from the dance will go for the Infantile Paralysis fund. Jimmie Albritton and his Citadel Bulldogs will play for the dance. The orchestra is noted for its “sweet swing,” and caters to special request numbers from the audience. During the dance a pair of slip pers will be given by the Cinderel la Booterie and a birthday cake by the bakers of Wilmington. Tickets for the dance are avail able from members of the Civitan club, Beta Sigma Phi sorority, Rehders Florist, Julien K. Taylor and Baxters Cigar company. Mem bers of .the Junior Sorosis sold tags yesterday for the benefit of the fund. * * * MISS EMILY WILSON WILL SPEAK BEFORE EPISCOPAL GROUPS Miss Emily Wilson, representa tive of the Youth Division of the National Council of the Episcpal church with headquarters in New York City, will speak to the young people of the Episcopal parishes of the city on Wednesday evening January 29 at 7:30 p. m. at St. Paul’s parish house. Members of the Service leagues are urged to see that all the young people in their respective parishes are notified of this opportunity of hearing Miss Wilson present the new youth program in the church. • * * VFW ESSAY CONTEST WILL BE CONDUCTED The National auxiliary to the La dies auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars is sponsoring an essay contest, which is open to all boys and girls, Mrs. Dwight Wylie, essay chairman of the local chapter, V. F. W. announced yesterday. The purpose of this contest is to promote Americanism and further youth education. The subject is One Nation Indivisible. Prizes up to $2,000 will be given. Further infor mation regarding this contest may be secured from Miss Formy-Duvall, of the English department of the New Hanover High school. * - Benefit Being Given To Raise Funds For Charitable Purposes In City As is the case at the beginning of each year, 1941 has brought new hopes and plans for all chari table organizations, and especial ly is this true of those so very eager to help the sick and un fortunate in this fast growing city. One of the principal activities of the Ministering Circle is its support in entirety of two full time public health nurses, who are con stantly working for the alleviation of suffering and the betterment of living conditions in this county. This year too, encourages smart er styles and there will be new inspirations to delight femininity. And so the Ministering Circle has yielded to the repeated requests for a repetition of its Fashion Show held last year. Local merchants and the many members of the various commit tees of the organization are en thusiastically gathering ‘material of the moment” for presentation at the C'ajpe Fear Country club, Thursday, February 20. Bridge will be played followed by the Fashion Show. Tickets may be procured from any member or by telephoning Mrs. Charles J. Becker, Oleander, who heads their sale, and who will see that they are delivered wher ever desired. 5 Jean McCaig, Mr. Johnson Bride-To-Be Is Daughter Of W. D. McCaig, Of Wilming ton, Resides In Clinton The following announcement will be of interest in Wilmington: W. D. McCaig, of Wilmington, an nounces the engagement of his daughter, Miss Jean McCaig, of Clinton, to F. Badger Johnson, Jr., of Greenville. Mr. Johnson is the son of F. B. Johnson, of Clinton. 5 * * * EDUCATIONAL MEET OF MUSIC CLUB TO BE HELD THURSDAY The educational meeting of the Thursday Morning Music club will be held Thursday morning, Jan uary 30, at 11 o’clock at the home of Mrs. Horace Pearsall on Wrightsville Sound. The music of Debussy will be studied at this meeting, and a very interesting program has been planned. The object of these educational meetings is to familiarize the mem bers with the music of the com poser whose music will be played rrn thp nrncrram rvf t.hp following regular meeting of the club. These educational meetings are open to all members of the club the same as the monthly metings, and all mebers are cordially in vited to attend. 5 * * • AUDUBON HOME CLUB HAS MEET WITH MRS. DAVIS The Audubon Home Demonstra tion club met on Wednesday after noon, January 22, with Mrs. C. C. Davis, at her home on Grace street. The meeting was opened with the singing of installation song and the club collect was read. The secretary read the minutes of the last meeting. Old and new business was discussed after which Miss Mason gave a report, The Outlook for 1941. The hostess served a salad course with tea and cake. Mrs. J. C. Layton was a special guest of the club. 1 * * * c% Gall The Society Editor’s hours are: Monday through Friday—9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Dial 3311. Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m Pictures for Sunday’s paper should reach the Star-News office by noon Thursday Only black and white glossy prints are acceptable. Information for cutlines must ac company picture. Birth announcements are accept ed only with signatures. Announcements of weddings and engagements are not published unless they are signed. Copy for Sunday’s paper is re quested as early as possible and will not be taken after 3 p. m. Sat urday. To be accepted stories should be typed in double spacing on paper 8 1-2 x 11. Do not write on back of paper. Notices for monthly meetings of circles must be typed and sent to Star-News office. 4 Engagement dnnounce Miss Jean McCaig, of Clinton, whose engagement to F. Badger Johnson, Jr., ef Greenville, is announced by her father, W. D, McCaig. Mr. Johnson is the son of F. B. Johnson, of Clinton WOMAN’S HOSPITAL COMMITTEE TO MEET WEDNESDAY MORNING The Woman’s Hospital Commit tee of the James Walker Memo rial hospital will hold a meeting on Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock in the nurses home. Mrs. J. Henry Gerdes, chairman of the committee, asks that all members be present as matters of impor tance will be brought up at this time. 5 Little Jack Little Will Play For Whiteville’s Birthday Ball WHITEVILLE, Jan. 25.—Plans are going forward nicely for the President’s Birthday Ball which will be held in the armory here Tuesday night, January 28, from 9:30 till 1:30 o’clock, with music furnished by Little Jack Little and his nationally famous orchestra. Little Jack Little himself will be on hand to lead his famous I band, featuring the songs of lovely Katherine Quinn. C. B. Floyd, who is in charge of the plans for the President’s Birth day Ball, reports that ticket sales for the dance are going nicely, but there will be plenty available for all comers to the dance on Tuesday night. (Continued on Page 10; Col. 5) GTask ton Sk OW ITlodels ....mi iirrrf rinniiiMiirriMiinnmMTTnir —rriiiPim - riTTTmrTiiiiinffriimmw'iiirniinnrtTTTMMrMMMWMBiiiMfinrnnfir'iirifiMiiiiiii I'fiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiifiinrrniriP'iainflT'rririPirifitiOfii'iMf Left to right are: Miss Frances Coughehour, Miss Alma Blake, Miss Vee Vee Allen and Miss Esther Austin, members of the Chi chapter of the Beta Sigma Phi international business girls sorority, who took part in modeling at the benefit bridge tournament and fashion show sponsored by the sorority this week to raise funds to buy glasses for un derprivileged children in the city. (Staff photo by Humphrey).