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Beth Vaughan,
Sgl. Hall Wed
Sept. 2—MiM Marguerite Elizabeth
(Beth) Vaughan, daughter of Mrs.
Marguerite Donnel Vaughan, 290
Flamingo drive, and Sgt. William
H. C. Hall, Army, Camp Shelby,
Miss., son ol Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Hankins HaU, Wilmington, N. C.,
were united in marriage by the
Rev. Winslow S. Drummond, past
tor, at the First Presbyterian
Church at 4:30 o’clock Sunday
afternoon August 20.
The church altar was banked
with palms and ferns, making a
background for baskets of flowers
in pastel shades, interspered with
tuberoses and babies-breath fern.
Preceding the ceremony Weston
Morrell, baritone, sang “Because'’
"Liebestraum”, and “I Love You
Truly” and Mrs. Robert Atkinson,
church organist, played several
numbers. She also played the tra
ditional wedding marches.
The bride’s only attendant was
Mary Hall of Wilmington, sister of
the bridegroom, who wore a rose
crepe frock with white acessories
and a corsage of pink and white
The bride, who was given in
marriage by her uncle, L. S.
Vaughan, wore a s m a rt white
Oxford crepe dress with V-neck
line and fine pin tuck trimming.
She wore white accessories and
carried a bridal bouquet of roses,
gardenias and tube roses, shower,
ed with tiny pink rosebuds.
ivirs. vaugnan, mu i u e i ui uic
bridge, wore a sea green Oxford
crepe dress with small contrasting
green felt hat and a corsage of
yellow rosebuds. Mrs. Hall, moth
er of the bridegroom, wore a pow
der blue crepe dress with match
ing felt hat and veil and wore a
corsage of pink rosebuds.
Following the ceremony a re
ception was held at the home of
the bride’s uncle and aunt. Mr.
and Mrs. L. S. Vaughan, 290 Fla
mingo. The refreshment table was
overlaid with a lace cloth and cen
tered with a three-tiered bride’s
cake, topped with a miniature bride
and soldier bridegroom. Miss Mar
ian Roberts presided at the punch
bowl and others assisting were
Miss Nell Carlisle and Mrs. Glen
■Sgt. and Mrs. Hall are spending
their honeymoon.' At Wrightsville
Beach, N. C., after which they
will reside at Camp Shelby, Hat
tiesburg, Miss.
Mrs. Hall was graduated from
Palm Beach High School, where
she was a member of the SSS
Club, and attended Palm Beach
Junior College.
Sgt. Hall was graduated from
New Hanover High School Wil
mington, where he was captain in
the ROTC. He was associated with
the North Carolina Ship Building
Company before he entered the
service irj August, 1943.
Out-of-town guests included the
bridegroom’s parents and sister of
Mrs. J. C. Williams To Direct
Council-Institute Of Clubwomen
With arrangements completed
1 for the 1944 Council-Institute of the
North Carolina Federation of Worn
I en’s clubs, notice of the changed
t dates from September 7-8 to Sep
tember 21-22, made necessary
on account of the polio situation,
were sent to officers, district pres
, idents, department chairmen,
chairmen of standing and special
committees and club presidents
ldst week.
Mrs. J. Henry Highsmith, presi
dent of the Federation, says that
the great interest in the presenta
tion ceremonies of the plaque for
the hospital ship “Larkspur,” with
the Governor making the presen
tation speech, promises to bring
many clubwomen to Raleigh for
that occasion. The presentation will
take place in the auditorium of
the Raleigh Woman’s club and will
be attended by members of the
Home Demonstration clubs who
will be in Raleigh attending their
annual Council meeting, and by
members of the Nurses association.
A feature of the program will oe
a monologue by Mrs. M. B. Blair
of Warren county, member of a
Home Demonstration club.
During the afternoon of the 20th
there will be meetings of the exec
utive board, the board of trustees,
the finance committee, and the en
dowment committee, and all of
these clubwomen will attend a din
ner at the clubhouse at 6:30 o’clock.
The endowment committee is one
recently named by Mrs. High
smith upon the recommendation of
the board of trustees. It is com
posed of Mrs. J. A. Gupton, Char
lotte, chairman; Mrs. Clyde Eby
of Raleigh, Mrs. C. W. Beasley,
of Colerain, Mrs. R. H. Latham
of Asheville and Mrs. Karl Bisho
pric of Spray.
The climax of the Council meet
ings on the 21st will be the ad
. dress of Josephus Daniels at 8
o’clock. He will be introduced by
Mrs. Gordon Maddrey of Ahoskie,
chairman of the American citizen
ship department, and his subject
will' be of particular appeal to
women at this time when it is so
necessary that they exercise their,
duties of citizenship. He will re-1
view the contribution women have
made to government in North Car
olina and point to their increased
responsibility at this time.
Announcement of topics and
speakers for the Institute, on the
22nd, will be made next Sunday. I
Mrs. J. C. Williams of Wilming
ton, first vice-president, will direct
the Institute.
After having been closed for the
months of July and August, Fed
eration headquarters in the Caro
lina hotel, Raleigh, were opened
on September 1, and Mrs. Charles
G. Doak, executive secretary, will
be on duty there from 9 to 1
o’clock daily except Saturdays and
Sundays until next June 30. Week
ly releases of club news to the
I Sunday papers of the state will
j be made as heretofore, and the
first issue for the new club year
of the North Carolina Clubwoman,
official magazine of the Federa
tion, will be olit in October. Many
clubs will put on subscription cam
paigns during September, and al
ready a number of 100 per cent
subscription lists to the magazine
have been received in headquar
1 ters. The first issue will feature
j the new officers of the Federation
and new program suggestions.
No changes have been made in
any of the scheduled dates for dis
trict meetings, which will begin
soon after the Council - Institute
meetings. Mrs. Highsmith and
Mrs. R. A. McLaughlin, second
vice-president, will attend the
meetings, the first one to be held
in Sanford September 26.
j Rosalie Smith,
Wed In Church
NEW BERN, Sept. 2.—Miss Ro
salie Smith and Capt. Thomas Lig
gett, of the Marine Air Corps,
were married here Friday evening,
August 25, at the First Presbyteri
an church.
In the absence of the pastor, the
ceremony was performed by the
Rev. Leon Russell, pastor of Cen
tenary Methodist church, with the
assistance of the Rev. Robert M.
Johnston, pastor of the Broad
Street Christian church.
The altar of the colonial edifice
was artistically arranged with
white lilies and fern, interspersed
with four tall standards of cathe
dral candles.
A program of wedding music
was played by Mrs. Montague Hol
land, an organist from Richmond,
Va. Miss Catharine Latta of Wil
mington, and Philadelphia, sang
“Ave Maria and “Devotion’’ be
fore the ceremony, and at the
close of the ritual she sang Ma
lotte’s “Lord’s Prayer."
Ushers were Lt. Harry Williams,
Lt. Steve Steeb, Lt. Ron Spjeldet
and Lt. Ralph Dubin. The best
man was Lt. W. T. Simpson. All
are in the Marine Air Corps.
Miss Elizabeth Smith, sister of
the bride, was maid-of-honor, and
Mrs. Henry B. Smith, Jr., her sis
ter-in-law, was dame-cf-honor.
They wore identical dresses of
pink net and lace over taffeta. The
maid had a blue lace mantilla,
while the dame wore a pink lace
mantilla. Both carried arm bou
quets of red roses.
The bride entered on the arm
of her father, Henry B. Smith, Sr.,
by whom she was given in matri
mony. She was attired in her
n h e rata
mother’s wedding gown of white
net and handmade lace over white
duchess satin. Her veil, which fell
in a train, was caught with orange
blossoms. The strand of seed
pearls she wore was also worn by
her mother when she was mar
ried, a gift on the latter’s wedding
day from her mother. Her arm
bouquet of white roses was cen
tered with an orchid.
Immediately after the wedding,
Mr. and Mrs. Smith, parents of
the bride, entertained a large
number of friends at a wedding
reception at their home. Among
the out-of-town guests ware Mr.
and Mfs. Thomas Liggett, father
and stepmother of the bridegroom, |
and his sister, from Jersey City,'
N.J.; Mrs. Robert H. Wright ofj
Morehead City, formerly of Green
ville. aunt of the bride; Mrs. Isaac!
C. Wright, of Wilmington, aunt of
the bride; Mrs. Robert H. Wright,
Jr., of Hampton, Va., cousin of
the bride; and Miss Betty Wright,
of Wilmington, another cousin of
the bride.
Mrs. Liggett is a daughter of
City School Supt. H. B. Smith and
Mrs. Smith. She was graduated in
music from Salem college, then
took her Master’s degree at New
York university. Every summer
since then she has studied piano
under Guy Maier, well-known mu
sician who is one of the editors
of “Etude.” One of this city’s
most talented musicians, she has
taught piano and directed glee
clubs here for several years, and
has been active in the St. Cecilia
music club and other civic organi
Captani Liggett is the son of
Thomas Liggett, Sr., and the late
Mrs. Liggett, of Jersey City, N. J.
He was graduated from New York
university. Recently he returned
from overseas, where he was sta
tioned in the South Pacific theatre
of war. At present he is on duty
at Oak Grove airfield near Pol
The couple expect to leave soon
for California, where the bride
groom is being transferred for an
other Marine aviation assignment.
* * *
Women's College
Opens 53rd Year
September 18th
GREENSBORO, Sept. 2. — The
Woman’s college will begin the
53rd session Monday night, Sep
tember 18, with the first faculty
meeting of the year. Delay in the
opening to conform to require
ments of the state health depart
ment in controlling spread of in
fantile paralysis advances one
week the entire calendar of events
connected with the opening of col
Pre - college conference of ap
proximately 80 student leaders and
40 faculty members will begin Sep
tember 13, instead of the sixth.
All new students, freshmen, one
year commercial students and
transfer students, are scheduled to
arrive September 18 for an orien
tation program which will start the
following morning. Under the re
vised schedule, juniors and seniors
of the former students will arrive
September 20 and sophomores the
following day.
Registration of freshmen and
one-year commercials is slated for
Thursday, September 21, and that
of all upperclassmen the following
day. Regular class schedules will
be observed Saturday, Sept. 23.
CAIRO, Sept. 2.—-OT—Leftist for
ces in Greece, united in the team
liberation front, finally joined the
Greek government-in- exile today
after many months of differences.
Vows Announced
NEW BERN, Sept. 2.—Miss El
ma Watson Stearns, daughter of
Carrold A. Steams and the late
Mrs. Steames, of Statesville and
Burlington, and First Lt. Charles
Fredrick Deleot, Jr., USMCR, son
of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Deleot, of
Bloomfield, N. J., were married
here last *teturda*r afternoon, Au
gust 26, by the Rev. Leon RusseU,
pastor, at Centenary Methodist j
church. I
The chancel was effectively dec
orated with ferns, lilies and can
dles on a white background.
Miss Mary Whitehurst, church
organist, played a program of nup
tial selections, and Mrs. Elizabeth
Taylor Hodges, cousin of the bride,
sang “Ave Maria” and “Because.”
Ushers were First Lieutenants
Theodore F. Shaker of Evanston,
111., Clarence W. Crawford of Lex
ington, Ky., John Betts of Farrell,
Pa., Robert E. Horton of New Jer
sey, Dewey Bennett of Winston
Salem, and William Davis of Co
lumbus, Ohio, all Marine Corps re
serve aviation officers stationed at
Cherry Point.
The ushers wore khaki uniforms,
while the bridegroom and his best
man, First Lieutenant Edmund A.
Nelsop, USMCR, of Cambridge,
Md., wore white uniforms.
Miss Katnerine simpson or mon
roe, was maid-of-honor. She wore
rose orchid taffeta, with a bandeau
of asters in her hair, and carried
an old-fashioned nosegay of asters.
The' bride was given in matri
mony by hbr father. She was at
tired in a wedding gown of white
satin, with full skirt ending in a
train. The fingertip veil of net
was bordered with lace, and was
caught from a tiara of seed pearls.
She carried a white satin prayer
book with an orchid, showered with
lilies of the valley. She wore a
lavaliere which belonged to h e r
^fter the1 wedding a reception
was given by Mrs. John R. Taylor
and Mrs. Edna Watson Hall, aunts
of the bride, at the Taylor home.
In the receiving line with the host
esses, bridal couple and members
of the bridal party were Mrs. J.
W. Watson, of Statesville, the
bride’s grandmother, and Mr. and
Mrs. C. F. Deleot, parents of the
The couple left later for a wed
ding trip to Myrtle Beach, S. C.
The bride wore blue wool jersey
with brown accessories and an or
chid corsage, and a bracelet and
earrings of moonstone, a gift of
the bridegroom. Upon their return
they will reside at New Bern.
Mrs. Deleot attended Woman’s
college of the University of North
Carolina at Greensboro during the
past three years, and expects to
return there the first of the year
to get her A. B. degree in sociol
Lieutenant Deleot attended St.
Benedict’s preparatory school at
Newark, N. J., Bard college at Co
lumbia university and the Univer
sity of Newark. He is a member
of the Delta Sigma Pi fraternity.
In May, 1943, he received his com
mission in the Marine Corps, with
the designation of naval aviator,
at Pensacola, Fla. At present he
is stationed at the Marine air sta
tion at Cherry Point.
• * •
Women of the Chapel-on-the
Boardwalk, Wrightsville
Beach, will meet Tuesday af
ternoon at 3:30 o’clock at the
Harboj Island U S O when
plans for the fall and winter
work will be discussed follow
ed by a social hour. All wom
en of the community are in
vited at attend.
The women of Trinity Meth
odist church will meet as fol
lows: Tuesday afternoon at
3:30 o’clock circle one, Mrs.
Mrs. Herbert Coughenour, 1726
Orange street; circle three,
same hour with Mrs. N. E.
Davis, 1705 Ann street; circle
5, Monday at 8 p. m. with Mrs.
Louis Jenkins, 1109 Mercer
avenue, Colonial Village. Cir
cles two and four, meet Sep
tember 11 at the church be
fore the meeting of the society
of Christian Society.
The American Legion auxi
liary will sponsor a bingo
party on Thursday evening,
September 7, at 8:15 o’clock
at the Woodrow Wilson hut,
Fourth and Princess streets.
The Business Woman’s circle
of the First Baptist church will
meet with Mrs. J. R. Jones,
115 North Sixth street, Tues
day evening at 8 o’clock.
The Woman’s Society of
Christian Service of Grace
Methodist church will hold the
regular church day Wednesday
as follows: Spiritual Life
group 11 a. m.; circles 11:30 a.
m.; business meeting 12
o’clock; luncheon 1:15 p. m.
with circle Four as hostess
The weekly meeting of the
Alpha Zeta sorority will be
held Tuesday evening at 6:30
o’clock at the home of Miss
Donnie Musselman, 410 South
Fifth street. “Kids” will be
taken into the club at this
The Business and Profes
sional Woman’s club will not
hold the regular meeting
schedled for this week..Notice
to the time and place of meet
ing will be annonunced later.
The Woman’s Council of
the First Christian church will
meet Tuesday at 8 p. m. at the
BenmTRabinof, Violinst, Will Play
Return Engagement Next Month
Benno Rabinof, great American
violinist who made such a success
ful appearance last season in Wil
mington, is being brought back un
der the sponsorship of the New
Hanover High school orchestra,
Wednesday, October 18. Rabinof
will be accompanied by Sylvia
Smith, attractive young pianist,
who will also play a group of
solos. This senstaional violinist is
playing a return engagement at
every city in which he appeared
last year. The sponsors for one
engagement in Illinois, in Novem
ber, have informed his manager
that the house has completely sold
out at this early date. Th-e enthusi
asm which his artistry and amaz
ing technic called forth from his
Wilmington audience last season
guarantees a packed house here,
Mrs. Norden, director of the New
Hanover High School orchestra, an
nounces that arrangements have
been made for Rabinof and Sylvia
Smith to follow the evening con
cert with two school matinees the
next day, one for the high school
students and the other for the
grades. This is being done because
several bus loads of students from
the grade schools were not able to
attend last year due to lack of
seating capacity.
Rabinof will play an entirely dif
ferent program this season. Of
chief interest is the fact that he is
including the entire Paganini con
certo, which is one of the most
brilliant and technically difficult
concertos in violin literature. It is
customary for violinists to play
only the first movement of this
virtuoso work. Rabinof is one of
three artists who play the Paganini
from the original edition, in its
entirety, the other two being Me
nuhin and Francescatti.
At the request of the artist, it is
hoped that the New Hanover High
school orchestra will be able to ac
company Rabinof in the concerto.
As is customary with the earlier
virtuoso works, the accompaniment
is written as a background for the
soloist, only, and does not present
much difficulty. Mrs. Norden is in
viting all former members of the
high school orchestra to participate
with the present membership in
this unusual and thrilling opportu
The remainder of the concert
will be given by the two artists
Tickets for the evening concert,
October 18, will be on sale this
week at Gurr’s and Kingoff’s
Jewelry stores, and will be placed
also at the Coast Line offices.
Baptist School Wi/f
Be held Sept, 10-]$
CHARLOTTE, N. c. S' pt ■>
A five-state Baptist trainm
will be held here Sept 10 '; ’
An estimated 500 to 80,j wor^
from North Carolina. South r '
lina, Georgia, Florida n <3 aJ0,
bama are expected to -tend a‘
Speakers will include Dr r’-'r,
J. Allen of Nashville Term n®
UHin W. Leavell of Peah,dy
lege, Nashville, and Dr j J"
Price of Southwestern Semina™
Fort Worth, Texas.
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