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I Women Forget
Realities Of
War Overseas
by ruth millet
looks as though we women
d our men to come home and
"EC „n an idea of the realities of
give UP
"il Kansas citizens have com
i ed that farmers’ wives are
^eating prisoners of war too kind
‘■jt js reported that some of the
rmers' wives have mended the
rlothes of war Prisoners working
c their husbands’ farms, have
haked them cookies in appreciation
“ ,eek well done, and the prac
L of chauffering the prisoners
f’k to camp after a hard day in
L fields was common until the
commanding officer of the prison
rrr.p involved put his foot down
l such pampering.
EASY to sympathize
Because no bombs have fallen
on America it is easy for the
women who come in contact with
vazj prisoners to begin to think,
.■Why, after all, they are just
homesick boys.”
But American boys who have
fought the Nazis know them for
,vhat they are. It is too bad they
don't come home and tell their
^Because it is beginning to look
as though the civilian attitude to
iv’ard our enemies is going to be
ss soft-hearted and sentimental
once the war is won as it was
after the last war.
You couldn’t dream up a much
nuch incongruous picture than
f.at or a farmer’s wife chauffer
n» a Nazi prisoner b a c k to his
;amp, the prisoner cozily holding
he wife’s child on his lap, at the
-ery moment when American col
liers are fighting their way into
iermany. War has little reality
or us when things like that can
» • •
; Pearsall Memorial
Congregation Plans
Meet On Thursday
The congregation of Pearsall
Memorial Presbyterian church is
invited to get together on Thursday
evening for an informal basket
supper, which will be served in the
basement of the Sunday school
building at 6:30 p. m.
Later in the evening there will be
a brief but interesting meeting of
the Woman’s Auxiliary.
All families of the congregation
are invited to the supper and the
Auxiliary meeting.
* * *
Miss Irene Gore,
James Snead Engaged
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Gore of
IVhiteville and Wilmington, an
nounce the engagement of their
daughter, Irene, to James Marion
Snead, of Fayetteville and Wilming
!on. son of Mrs. Edward W. Snead
and the late Mr. Snead of Fay
etteville.
The wedding will take place Oc
tober 4.
MAJESTY IN MINK: Sally Victor designed this fabulous mink
turban and matching handbag as the ultimate expression of the ele
gance of a new. victorious season.
CLUB CLOCK
The Ladies aid society Of St.
Matthews Lutheran church will
meet this evening at 8 o’clock
at the church.
A meeting of the Audubon
Home Demonstration club will
be held this afternoon at 3
o’clock with Mrs. Aubrey
Smith.
The Myrtle Grove Home De
monstration club will hold the
September meeting and lunch
eon Thursday morning at 10 o’
clock at the clubhouse. All wo
men of the community are in
vited.
Rainbow Assembly, No. 12,
Order of Rainbow for Girls,
will hold the regular meeting
in the Masonic Temple Thurs
day evening at 6 o’clock.
The What-So-Ever circle of
Xing’s Daughters, will meet
Thursday afternoon at 4 o’
clock at the home of Mrs. G.
C. Scott, 207 Red Cross street.
Women of the Moose will
hold a special meeting this
evening at 8:30 o’clock at
the Moose Lodge. A special
program hsa been planned for
this meeting and all mem
bers are invited to attend.
->—V
Mr. And Mrs. Berman
Entertain Employees
Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Berman
entertained at their home, 8 Haw
thorne road, Oeander, on Saturday
evening in honor of the employees
of the Jewel Box, at a weiner
roast and recording party.
Guests were invited for 8 o’clock
and numbered around twenty.five.
• * •
BIRTH ANNOUNCED
Seaman 1-c Ralph C. Baldwin
and Mrs. Baldwin announce the
birth of a daughter, Nancy Eliza
beth, September ?, at Marin
Sprunt annex. Mrs. Baldwin is the
former Lucjy Elizabeth Anders,
Seaman Baldwin is serving in the
Navy in the Southwest Pacific.
Program Listed
For D.A.R. Meet
The meeting of the seventh dis
tric, Daughters of the American
Revolution, will be held in Eliza
bethtown on Friday, October 6, at
historic Trinity Methodist church
at 2 p.m. with registration begin
ning at 1:30 p.m. The Battle of
Elizabethtown chapter will be hos
tess chapter for the occasion, Mrs.
Louis C. Stephens of Dunn, dis
trict director, presiding.
Mrs. Preston B. Wilkes, Jr., of
Charlotte, state regent, principal
speaker of the meeting, will be
introduced by Mr. Walton O. By
ers, also of Charlotte, state vic
regent.
Rev. R. Z. Newton, pastor of
the Trinity Methodist church, will
pronounce the invocation. The
pledge of allegiance to the Flag,
and the American’s Creed will be
led by Miss Gertrude Carr away,
vice-regent of the Richard Dobbs
Spaight chapter, New Bern. Words
of welcome will be spoken by Mrs.
E. F. McCulloch, regent of the
hostess chapter, and greetings will
be brought by Mrs. R. B. Harper,
president of the Elizabethtown Wo
men’s club. Mrs. Worth Stewart,
regent of the Cornelius Harnett
chapter, Dunn, will give the re
sDonse.
Mrs. Tom Woods accompanied
by Miss Margery Clark both oi
Clarkton, will render solos for the
occasion.
Officers will be presented by
Mrs. S. H. MacPherson, of Fay
etteville. Reports w i 11 be heard
from the chapters composing the
district which are: Battle of Eliza
bethtown, Elizabethtown; Come
lius Harnett, Dunn; Robert Rowan
Fayetteville; Moseley Bright, Kin
ston; Col. Thomas Robeson, Lum
berton; Richard Dobbs Spaight
New Bern; Upper Cape Fear, Re<
Springs; Maj. Gen. Robert Howe
Whiteville; Stamp Defiance, Wil
mington. Miss Mary Lem Boykin
district historian, will* give an in
teresting report.
Pages for the occasion are: Miss
Lillian McCulloch, chief page;
Misses Janice Cromartie Butler,
Barbara Jean Bennett, Nancy Joe
McAulay, Louise Stacey, Anne
Boice, Mary MacPherson; Mes
dames Charles Duffey and Hannah
Townsend Bell.
The district officers are: Mrs.
Louise C. Stephens, District direc
tor; Mrs. E. E. Sams, vice-Direc
tor; Mrs. J. W. Thornton, secre
tary; Miss Mary Lem Boykin, his
torian. The processional and re
cession^ will be accompanied by
Mrs. X. C. Bennett of Elizabeth
town. Following the meeting the
hostess chapter will entertain those
attending at an informal tea.
* * * ,
BIRTH ANNOUNCED
S-Sgt. and Mrs. Paul E. Precoun
announce the birth of a son, Paul
Duane at the Marion Sprunt annex
on September 5. Mrs. Precour is
the former Geneva Rochelle of
this city.
XT .....
PERSONALS
Miss Isabel Stellings has left
to enter the sophomore class at
the University of Georgia.
* * •
Miss Anne Kidder Moore left
Monday night for Glen Cove, Md.,
where she will be a student at
Oldfields school this winter.
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Fonvielle,
are to leave today for Portsmouth,
R. I., where they are going to
visit their son and daughter-in
law, Lieut, (j.g.) W. A. Fonvielle,
Jr., and Mrs. Fonvielle. Lieut.Fon
vielle. is stationed at Melville base.
• * *
Miss Anne E. Andrews has left
for Greensboro, where she is a
junior at the Woman’s college oi
the University of North Carolina.
Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
Andrews accompanied her
Grensboro. '
1
Presbyterial
Day of Prayer
Set October. 5
The annual Day of Prayer of
the fifth district of Wilmington
Presbyterial will be held at the
Teachey Presbyterian church on
Thursday, October 5. Miss Marion
Wilcox, missionary to China, will
be the speaker.
Churches in the district are:
B u r g a w, Chinquapin, Hopewell,
Oak Plain, Rocky Point, Mt. Zion,
Rockfish, Teachey, Wallace, Wil
lard and Salem chapel. Mrs. Ed
gar Wells of Teachey is district
chairman.
The offering will be for the Pres
bytery’s home missions.
* * •
Miss Lucy W. White,
John Shelton Married
The marriage of Lucy W. White
of Southport and John C. Shelton,
B. M. 1-c U. S. Coast Guard, of
Reedsville, Va., took place Thurs
day, September 21, at 8 o’clock at
the home of the bride.
The Rev. R. S. Harrison, pastor
of Trinity Methodist church, offi
ciated.
WH1TEV1LLE
WHITEVILLE, Sept. 26 — Mrs.
John .Brown, Jr., left Friday for
New York to be with her husband
until October 10, when they will
return home together.
Mrs. Mary Ella Dehl of New
York is visiting her sister, Mrs.
Edna Ripple-Prevatte.
Miss Evelyn Glasgow, Miss Mar
jorie Hamrick and Mrs. Landrum
Allen spent the week-end at Caro
lina beach.
Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Allen, Jr^
of Kenansville spent the week-end
here with Mr. and Mrs. P. H.
Sears.
Mrs. T. H. Moore has retruned
here from Henderson, Ky., after
a visit with her husband, Cpl. T.
H. Moore.
Miss Virginia Batten was a visi
tor in Charlotte last week-end.
Mrs. C. G. Townsend left Satur
day for Seattle, Wash., to visit
her husband.
Miss Carrie Lee Shaw and Miss
Maggie McLean of Maxton and
Miss Mary Stuart McLeod of Bar
tow, Fla., were guests of Mrs. C.
W. Maultsby Thursday.
Floyd Pate SK-lc, will arrive
Wednesday from Cleveland, Ohio,
to visit his wife.
Mrs. W. L. Hayes and Mrs. H.
F. McDaniel, teachers in the Ever
green school, were visitors in
tmim Qaliiwlav
Miss Jane Maultsby will leave
Tuesday for Washington, D. C., to
enter Marjorie Webster school. She
will be accompanied by her parents
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Maultsby, who
will stop in Middleburg, Va., en
route to visit Mr. and Mrs. Gordon
Collier.
Miss Aileen Barksdale left this
week to enter Pineland College,
Salemburg.
Ensign John McMillan arrived
Thursday from the South Pacific
theater for a visit with relatives.
Miss Imogene McCormick has
left for Red Springs to enter Flora
MacDonald college.
Mrs. Jim Carey of Berwin, Md.,
arrives Wednesday to visit her
family.
Captain and Mrs. Woodrow Britt
of Berwin, Md., are visiting here.
Mrs. George W. Applewhite and
baby, Mary Elizabeth, went to
Charlotte this morning where they
will visit their relatives.
TODAY’S NEEDLEWORK
BMr.
7276
By ALICE BROOKS
Crochet this simple beanie ac
cented with popcorns and the
matching bag to go with the teen
ster’s sweaters. Done in worsted
. . . inexpensive; available in
many colors.
These crocheted matchroates
are flattering. Pattern 7276 has di
rections for hat and purse;
stitches.
This pattern, together with a
needlework pattern for personal or
house hold decoration, FIFTEEN
CENTS.
Send FIFTEEN CENTS in coins
for these patterns to Wilmington
Star-News Household Arts Dept.,
259 W. 14th St., New York 11, N.
Y. Print plainly NAME. ADDRESS
and PATTERN NUMBER.
Our new 32-page Needlework
Book is yours for Fifteen Cents
more . . . 130 illustrations of de
signs for embroidery, home decora
' tion, toys, knitting, crochet, quilts.
Wounded Soldier Welcomed Home
Pvt. Isaac Pressley of Spartanburg, S. C., receives a warm wel
come from his family upon his arrival at Stark General hospital in
Charleston, S. C., from the battle fields of France. Caroline Anne 3,
kisses her dad, while Son Jimmy, 6, and Mrs. Pressley look on.
Pressley was wouncfed in France by a German anti-personnel mine,
and part of his left leg was amputated. (AP Wirephoto from Army
Signal Corps.)
ROTARY MEMBERS
HEAR GOVERNOR
The purpose, service and organi
zation of Rotary were discussed by,
Charles H. Stone, district gover
nor from Charlotte, in an address
to the Wilmington Rotary club at
its weekly luncheon at the Friend
ly cafeteria banquet hall yester
day.
Declaring that there are Rotary
clubs in existence in about 60 dif
ferent counties and political divi
sions, Stone went on to clarify con
cepts and refresh the memories of
the members as to the basic and
fundamental principles of Rotary.
Stone commended Wilmington
for her fine job of shipbuilding and
gave special credit to the efforts
of the men in working clothes and
in overalls. These men, by their
work, make it possible for others
to wear the uniforms, he said.
He asked that charter members
and past presidents of the club
stand and be applauded.
The district governor congratu
lated the members on coming from
a community which supported the
first daily newspaper published in
North Carolina 69 years ago.
Visitors attending the meeting
were Capt. J. W. Jenkins of the
R.O.T.C. unit at the high school,
Tracey Walker of Clinton, Harry
C. Spillman of New York, in town
to aid in the Community Chest
campaign, Theodore Foley, here
for tile same purpose, Pigeon Love
and Ben Southerland.
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The continent of Antartica is the
highest in the world, rising to an
approximate mean altitude of 6,
000 fet.
Business Women
Will Hold Meet
Thursday Night
The local chapter of the Business
and Professional Woman’s club will
bold a special business meeting
Thursday evening, September 28,
at 8:30 o’clock in the Friendly
cafeteria dining room.
All members must make their
reservations with either Mrs. Lelia
Corbin, 5187 or Mrs. S. Davis Pol
|ogt, 7406.
* -V
The American Legion national
charter was granted by Congress
in 1919.
I' -
California shipbuilders set up •
miniature racing track with hors
es representing each department
placed at the starting line. Each
report on output moves the hors
es forward. The scheme has
speeded production.
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DR. CALDWELL’S is the wonderful senna
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Many DOCTORS use pepsin preparations
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