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Delegates Named
To National Meet
DURHAM, April 20.——Wins
- ton - Salem was chosen today as
the 1945 convention city for the
annual spring meeting of the North
Carolina Congress of Parents and
. The selection was made by the
executive board at a session which
followed the group’s 25th annual
convention here yesterday. Dates
for the spring meeting are to be
set later, the .board said.
C. W. Phillips of Greensboro,
president of the Congress and Mrs.
J. W. Burke of Gibsonville, treas
urer, were chosen delegates to the
national convention in New York
City May 22-24.
Mrs. E. N. Howell of Swannanoa
and Mrs. J. S. Blair of Elizabeth
town were named field represen
tatives, Mrs. Howell representing
the western area and Mrs. Blair
the eastern area of the state.
The executive board voted to
publish an additional summer is
sue of the congress magazine in
August and disclosed that the or
ganization’s annual institute will
be held the last week in June at
the Woman’s college of the Uni
versity of North Carolina, Greens
Chairmen named today:
Publications, Mrs. Claudius Doc
kery, Greensboro; legislation, H.
E. Stacy. Lumberton; Mental Hy
giene, I. E. Ready, Rocky Mount;
lunchroom and student aid, Mrs.
Herbert Pehiling, Charlotte; High
school service, Mrs. Weaver Mann
Newton; membership. Mrs, E. S.
Adams, Carthage; school educa
tion, Miss Annie Laurie Lowrance,
Winston-Salem; safety, Mrs. Ray
mond Fuson, New Bern; social hy
giene, Mrs. Bess N. Rosa, Greens
boro; recreation. Dr. Harold Mey
er, Chapel Hill; Education for
home and family life, Mrs. R. U.
Sutton, Sylva; juvenile protection,
Leon Connor, Asheville; procedure
in by-laws, Mrs. J. T. Fesperman,
Kannapolis; Music, Miss Virginia
Lowrance, Winston-Balem; war,
Mrs. Myron Parker, Ahoskie; pre
school, Mrs. W. W. Weant, Salis
bury; national Parent - Teacher
magazine, Mrs. Frank Foster,
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be presented in her graduate re
cital in voice at Flora Macdonal^
college on Monday evening, April
24 at 8:15. Miss Kerr is the daugh
ter of Colonel and Mrs. A. H Kerr,
formerly of Davidson. She is the
pupil of Miss Clara Bailey, profes
sor of voice.
Fort Fisher Outfit
Will Have Dance At
Armory This Evening
This evening, a dance will be giv
en in Wilmington at thp Cape Fear
Armory on Market Street by Bat
tery A of the 567th Battalion of
Fort Fisher.
The dance is scheduled to get
underway at 8 o’clock and a buf
fet supper will be served. As an
added attraction will be a floor
show under the direction of Sgt.
Jackie Whalen of Camp Davis.
Music for dancing will be to the
143rd army band. Dress is option
Transportation will be provided
and girls will be picked up by a
bus at the Second and Orange USO
and the Wilson hut. Girls planning
to attend are requested to call in
their names to either of the above
mentioned places.
* * •
Miss Thelma Smith,
Mr. Gillette Will
Wed Sunday Afternoon
The wedding of Miss Thelma
Smith of Wilmington, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey R. Smith of
Garland, and Willis C. Gillette, son
of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Gillette of
Detroit, Mich., will take place on
Sunday afternoon at 4 o’clock at
Myrtle Grove Presbyterian chapel.
The Rev. Samuel Vander Meer
will officiate at the ceremony.
No invitations are being issued
but friends of the couple are in
vited to attend.
Soldier: Tell
Girl At Home
You Love Her
Wives have been impressed
with the fact that the kind of let
ters they write their service men
will have a lot to do with the
way their mar
riages weather
a long period of
That is true,
of course. But
marriage isn’t a
one-sided affair
— and the kind
of letters men
write their
wives back home
is important, too.
Here are a
few rules a serv
ice man might
keep in mind Rntk Millett
when he is writing a letter to his
wife or to the girl he plans to
marry at the war’s end:
Don”t fill your letters complete
ly with the things you are doing
right now, experiences she can’t
share with you. Talk some of the
experiences the two of you have
shared in the past.
Don’t completely ignore the fu
ture. She’ll feel more secure if in
your letters you talk of your plans
and your hopes for “after the
Don’t write about the swell time
you had at a dance last night un
less you want her to wonder if she
is being a dope for substituting
movies with the girls for the dates
she could have.
Never write, “If I get through
this all right” or “If I come back.”
If she loves you those are phrases
she won’t let herself think. Don’t
force them on her.
Don’t give the impression that
you have shed the feeling of be
ing married. That is easy io do,
especially if you write only of
yourself and your doings wnnoui
stopping to express your interest
and concern with her life.
Occasionally when you speak
of your newly-made friends, try
to share them with her by such
inclusive phrases as ‘‘I think you’d
like Joe” or I wish you could hear
him tell such-and-such a story.”
Let her know what her letters
means to you and ask her to tell
you more about some of the things
she mentions casually.
But more important than any
thing else—keep telling her that
you love her. This is no time to
play the strong, silent man role.
The strong silent type has to be
on hand to be effective.
* * *
Chestnut Street School
To Have Entertainment
This evening at 8 o’’clock the
Chestnut Street school will have
open-house for all parents of the
students and friends of the school.
The entertainment will begin with
a program in the auditorium.
An operetta, Hansel and Gretel,
and Simple Simon will be given
followed by a program by the Glee
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Constance Bartels,
William Spitzig Wed
At Southport Church
SOUTHPORT, April 20. — The
wedding of Miss Constance Bar
tels of Southport to William A.
Spitzig of the U. S. Coast Guard,
was solemnized here Wednesday,
April 12, at high noon, in the
Southport Presbyterian church.
Rev. J. R. Potts, of Wallace, of
The church was attractively dec
orated with pine boughs, ivy, pink
flowers and with bridal wreaths
on each side of the altar
Mrs. D. I. Watson presided at
the organ and rendered ‘'Largo”,
Shubert’s Serenade and the bridal
chorous from Lohengrin, followed
by Mendlessohn’s wedding march.
The bride had one attendant,
Mrs. L. F. Munford, her sister who
served as matron-of-honor. The
bridegroom was attended by Ber
nie Farlow as best man.
The bride was dressed in blue
and carried an arm bouquet of
white carnations, lilacs and
swansonia. The matron - of - hon
or was gowned in a yellow suit
and had • corsage of white or
Following the ceremony dinner
was served to a few guest at the
home of the bride, the couple
leaving immediately thereafter fc\
a wedding trip to Asheville and
other points in the western part
of the state. They are now at home
in Norfolk, Va.
Mrs. Spitzig is the daughter of
the late Richard Bartels and Mrs.
Bertha Bartels of Southport. Mr.
Spitzig is a native of Norfolk, Va.,
and has been in the U. S. Coast
Guard service for several years.
* • •
Mrs. B. B. Reynolds is spending
several days in Wadesboro as the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. George Lit
* * *
Mrs. Donald r rye nas returned
to her home in Raleigh, after
spending the past week with her
sister, Mrs. Mary L. Duke who
was ill at Bulluck hospital.
* * *
Mrs. Mary L. Duke has return
ed to her home after being a pa
tient at Bulluck hospital for three
weeks. Sgt. A. E. Duke of Camp
Stewart, Ga., was with his mother
during her illness.
* * *
Lieut. J. B. Hinnant, Jr., Army
Air Corps, and Mrs. Hinnant are
spending several days here with
Lieut. Hinnant’s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. B. Hinnant at their home
in Sunset Park, before returning
to Maxwell Field, Montgomery,
* • *
Miss Mary Young of Rumson,
N. Y., and Miss Gloria Bond of
Boston, are here for a visit with
Miss Young's brother, Lieut. Rob
ert Harris McCarter Young.
» * *
Mrs. Thomas Grainger has ar
rived from Kentucky, and with
her mother, Mrs. J. Haughton
James at her home on Market
* * *
Mrs. P. B. Harrah has returned
to the city from Lynchburg, Va.,
where she has been spending the
past several weeks.
* * *
Mrs. William Van Dyke Ochs of
Savannah, Ga. has arrived for a
visit with her daughter in the city.
* * *
Sgt. Charles F. Bell, Jr., of
Camp Polk, La., is spending an
eight day furlough with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Southerland
at their home, 20, Pine Grove.
In two years, the U. S. automo
tive industry’s actual deliveries of
war materials amounted to $14,
f *
Mrs. Talmadge
Is Named Head
Of The D.A.R.
NEW YORK, April 20. — (TP) —
Mrs. Julius Young Talmadge of
Athens, Ga., was elected president
general of the Daughters of the
American Revolution today.
She received 815 votes, one more
than the necessary number requir
ed for election. Her victory, over
Mrs. Samuel James Campbell of
Mount Caroll, 111., who received 769
votes, and Mrs. George D. Scher
merhorn of Reading, Mich., with
42 votes, was scored in a second
election. The first one yesterday
failed to give any contestant a
A number of the qualified vot
ers failed to cast their ballots in
the second election.
The meeting, the 53rd annual
congress, ended tonight with a din
Miss Joyce West
Will Give Recital
Saturday Evening
Miss Joyce West, piano pupil of
Miss Agnes Chasten, will be pre
sented in recital on Saturday eve
ning, April 22, at 8:30 o’clock in
the Great Hall of St. James’ parish
house on Market Street.
Her program follows:
Sarabande in D Major, Bach.
Sonata in D Major, Haydn; Al
legro con brio; Largo e coctenuto;
Presto ma non troppo.
Clair de lune, Debussy.
To a Humming Bird, MacDow
Malaguena, Lecuona.
Valse in E Minor, Chopin.
May-Night, Palmgren.
The Sea, Palmgren.
Rhapsody in D Minor, Federer;
(Orchestral parts played on sec
ond piano by Miss Chasten).
The public is invited.
* * *
Service League Plans
Silver Tea In Parish
House This Afternoon
Hie Young Peoples Service
League of St. James’ church will
entertain at a silver tea this aft
ernoon at 5 o’clock in the church
office in the parish house.
RALEIGH, April 20. —(IP)— Ap
pointment of E. E. (Ned) Wheeler
of Asheville as a member of the
state advisory committee for Dr.
R-i^h McDonald, democratic can
didate for governor, and of 21
imagers and co-managers,
was announced today by E. D.
Broadnurst, state campaign man
ager for the Winston-Salem can
Wheeler, a wholesale food brok
er and distributor, is a former
lieutenant governor for Kiwanis
clubs in the Carolinas and is ac
tive in civic and religious affairs
in Asheville.
The county managers appointed
11 .
Dr. Lewis H. Swindell and Dr. Z.
L. Edwards, both of Washington,
for Beaufort; W. S. Pritchard,
Windsor, for Bertie; Major Eugene
P. Costen, manager, and E. B.
Roberts, co-manager, both of Ashe
ville, for Buncombe; W. F. Dowdy
New Bern, for Craven; O. Z. Mor
gan, Shelby, for Cleveland; J. Troy
Allen of Fayetteville, for Cumber
land; W. L. Byrd, Wallace, for
Duplin; Gilbert L. Shermer, man
ager, and A. F. Stevens, chairman
of the advisory committee, both oi
Winston-Salem, for Forsyth; James
Coltrane, manager, F. R. Stout
and F. A. Brooks, co-managers,
both of Greensboro, for Guilford.
Judge Floyd H. Taylor, Buie’s
Creek ,and Mrs. Mary Green John
son of Lillington, for Harnett; W.
J. Carraway, Snow Hill, for
Greene; Everett Noble, Trenton,
for Jones; W. R. Makepeace, man
ager, and W. L. Simmons, chair
man of the advisory committee,
both of Sanford, for Lee; Fred D.
Cabe, Franklin, for Macon; A. V.
Nolan, Marshall, for Madison;_ Cy
Watson Brame and Claude Dough
ton, both of- North Wilkesboro, for
Wilkes; Miley C. Glover, Wilson,
for Wilson; Grady Davis, Conway,
for Northampton; Davis Corneil
son, Seagrove, for Randolph; and
J. Loftin Kerr and Mrs. O. J.
Peterson, both of Clinton, for
State-Sponsored School
Lunch Program Wanted
By Agriculture Chief
RALEIGH, April 20— W) —W.
Kerr Scott, State Commissioner of
Agriculture, suggested tor1"'- tt*at
the state sponsor a school lunch
room program similiar to that
now being sponsored by the Fed
eral government, in the event the
government-sponsored program is
He said he had received reports
from Washington today that “there
is little chance of a continuation of
the current lunch program next
year.” In that event, he said, the
state should sponsor the program
as soon as funds can be provided.
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