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Legion Auxiliary
National Leader
- . Plans State Visii
Mrs. Charles Gilbert, National
President of the American Legion
Auxiliary will be a guest of the
American Legion Auxiliary, De
partment of North Carolina in Ra
leigh on February 25 and 26.
Mrs. Gilbert will broadcast a
special message to the Auxiliary
over radio station WPTF Raleigh,
from 11:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Mon
day, February 25 Mrs. J. Carl
Seymour, president of Wilmington
Unit No. 10, has asked that all
members of the local Unit tune in
to hear the message of the na
tional president.
* * *
Business Women's
Club Will Meet
The Business and Professional
■Women's club will hold the regular
.meeting Friday night, March 2, at
• o’clock, in the dining hall of the
Mrs. Ida B. Kellum will be in
charge of the program and will
have as her guest speaker, George
Willard, Co-ordinator of Diversified
Education of New Hanover county.
Mr. Willard will speak on “Voca
tional Guidance.”
Each member is urged to at
tend and to contact Verna Shep
pard at 7788 for dinner reserva
All Committee chairmen and of
ficers are asked to meet at the
home of Mrs. Louise B‘. Polvogt
on Tuesday night, March 27 at 8
o'clock, for the purpose of filing
out annual reports. Anyone who
wishes to place an order for the
usual Easter candy will please con
tact Ruth Humphrey at 7741 be
fore Tuesday, March 27.
A simple way to quick relief
from the itchin gof Eczema, pim
ples, angry red blotches and other
.akin irritations, is by applying Pe
terson’s Ointment to the affected
parts. Relieves itching promptly.
Makes the skin look better, feel
better. Peterson’s Ointment also
soothing for tired, itchy feet and
cracks between toes. 35c all drug
gists. Money back if not delighted.
SGT. AND MRS. H. J. SHOLIN, whose marriage took p'ace on
Januarv 25. Mrs. Sholin is the former Ara Lee Stevens, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Stevens of this city. Sgt. Sholin is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. A. Sholin of Jamestown. N. Y.
Wall-Murray Vows
Solemnized Here
Miss Ruby Mae Murray, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. D. F. Murray of
this city, was married to Sgt.
Ralph T. Wall, son of Mr. and
Mrs. G. T. Wall of Xenia, Ohio,
on Sunday, February 11, at the
Church of God, Fourth and Marst
eller streets, with the Rev. V. D.
Combs, pastor, officiating.
The bride, given in marriage by
her father, wore a white satin
gown with heart-shaped nechline
trimmed in seed pearls and was
fashioned with a long train. Train
bearers were: Bobbie Harrell and
Joe Smith. The bride carried a
bouquet of white roses.
Miss Dorothy Murray, sister of
the bride, attended as maid
of-honor and wore a blue net gown
over taffeta and a bouquet of
white carnations. The bridesmaids
were Gloria Combs, Ruth and
Betty Wall, sisters of the bride
groom. They wore pink and blue
gowns and carried bouquets of pink
Sgt. Wall was attended by
Joseph Rogers as best man and
ushers were: John Murray, bro
ther of the bride, Vance Melton
and Walter Lee McMillion, of this
Palms, white gladioli, white car
nations and burning candles were
used as decorations in the church
Jean Teachey, accompanied by
Mrs. W. R. Willoughby, sang nup
tial selections.
The bride’s mother wore a dress
of navy blue with matching ac
cessories and a corsage of p.nk
roses. The mother of the bride
groom wore a navy dress also.
U. D. C. Chapter
Honors Memory
Of Mrs. Creasy
The Cape Fear chapter, United
Daughters of the Confederacy, paid
tribute to Mrs. W. M. Creasy, for
mer member of the chapter whose
death occured recently in Char
Mrs. C. Wayne Spencer read the
following resolutions:
Our hearts are filled with
sadness in the passing of a
loyal and devoted daughter,
and we count it a privilege to
pay tribute here today to the
memory of Gertrude Bagly
As a member of the U.D.C.
she served in many capacities.
She was honored by the State
Division by being elected Re
cording Secretary, and by
Cape Fear Chapter as its Pres
ident; never did a member go
into office with greater zeal or
more love for her work.
In every phase of communi
ty work she gave of herself
generously; to her Church, her
home, and patriotic organiza
tions. Holding high offices in
Because of ill health which
necessitated her removal of
residence from Wilmington she
was compelled to give up her
membership in many organiza
tions, but only death severed
her ties to the U.D.C. She
loved next to her family and
Church the work of the Con
federacy, and helped to make
the organization what it is to
She was a loyal and devoted
friend. Her freedom from jeai
ousy and hate were marked
traits in her character, and her
outstanding attribute at all
times was her fairness. Her
loyalty to her friends was in
the nature of a Divine confi
dence. We are grateful that we
have known such association,
and that we were permitted
the privilege of working as
friends. For her devoted aid in
carrying out projects, her
counsel and advice so freely
given we are deeply grateful.
'To live in the hearts of
those we leave behind is not
to die."
Mrs. M. J. Carson
Mrs. C. Wayne Spencer
Plans were discussed for the lif- i
tieth anniversary celebration of
the chapter and Mrs. A. T. St.
Amand is chairman of this com-]
mittee with the following ladies of
the chapter as her assistants: Mrs.
A. J. Howell, Mrs. H. S. McGirt,
Mrs. H. T. Fisher, Mrs. J. Buren
Sidbury and Miss Marv Lem Boy
kin. ,
Mrs. Hogon read a paper on the \
life of Alexander H. Stephens,
vice-president of the Confederacy
and later governor of Georgia.
Mrs. H. B. Peschau, radio chair
man, reported that a program had 1
been given on Sidney Lanier’s
The meeting was presided over
by Mrs. C. L. Bragg, president.
• • *
Mr. And Mrs. Johnson
Note 50th Anniversary
RpSEHILL, Feb. 24.—Mr. and
Mrs. Sidney E. Johnson celebrat
ed their 50th wedding anniversary
Wednesday evening February 14
from 8 until 10 o'clock, at their
home near Rosehill.
Guests were greeted at the front
door by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Owens,
Mrs. Bob Bailey presided over the
register. They were introduced to
the receiving line by Mrs. Alben
Lanier. Receiving with Mr. and
Mrs. Johnson, were Dr. and Mrs.
B. McK. Johnson, Mr. and Mrs.
R. J. Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. A. J.
Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. S. O. John
son, Mr. and Mrs. N. G. Williams,
Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Johnson, and
Mr. and Mrs. Willard White.
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Johnson in
vited guests to the gift room,
where Mrs. Jessie Southerland,
Mrs. E. S. Williams and Mrs. L.
F. Johnson received.
S. P. Johnson and Miss Bea
Worthy were at the gift room door
and Mr. and Mrs. Stokes Wells
invited guests to the dining room
where Mrs. Maud Weils King and
Mrs. I. D. Johnson served ice
cream, cake, nuts and mints.
Those who assisted in serving
were: Mrs. Tommie Roper, Mrs.
Jack Sitterson, Miss Yuette John
on, Miss Patty Southerland, Mrs.
R. C. Wells, and Mrs. Ransom
Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Brice di
rected guests to the punch bowl
where Mr. and Mrs. Paul Stevens
Good-byes were said to Mr. and
Mrs. F. F. Newkirk, Mrs. L. K.
Alderman, Mrs. William Farrior,
Mrs. Oscar Fussell and Mr. C. E.
E'rown furnished music for the oc
casion. Mrs. Bert Turner, Misses
Hellen and Trudie Williams also
assisted in receiving.
The home was beautifully deco
rated throughout with yellow and
white flowers. Mrs. Johnson wore
a corsage of yellow roses and all
those who received with her wore
white carnations. A four-tier wed
ding cake in white and yellow
made an attractive center for the
dining table.
About 300 friends of the family
Mr. and Mrs. Johnson have six
children and 15 grand children and
there has been no deaths in the
After the reception relatives and
friends who received with them j
were entertained at a turkey din
ner by Mr. and Mrs. Johnson. i
• • *
HA. 1-c L. C. Williams, Jr., and
Mrs. Williams announce the birth
-gf a daughter, Diana Lynn, Feb
ruary 15 at Marion Sprunt annex
Golden Anniversary
Observed Bv Couple
Mr. and 'Mrs. Calvin D. Gore
celebrated their golden wedding
anniversary last Sunday at their
home on the Princess Street road.
Mr. and Mrs. Gore greeted the
guests during the afternoon and
evening and were assisted in re
ceiving by Mrs. Izora Beck, Mrs.
Mary Garner and Dan Ward, who
were guests at the wedding fifty
i years ago in Winnabow.
Mr. and Mrs. Lessie Bass greet
ed guests on arrival.
During the entertainment punch,
sandwiches, mints and nuts were
served with Mr. and Mrs. D J.
Gore presiding in the dining room.
Miss Frances Bass presided over
the punch bowl and was ass.sted
bv Miss Betty Best, Mrs. R. B.
Roebuck, Miss Louise Murray,
Miss Eattie Sue Best, Mrs. S. W
Williams and Mrs. George Tru
love. Miss Carolyn Gore presided
over the registery and Mr. and
Mrs. A. J. Best said good-byes.
Guests from out-of-town were:
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Best. Miss
Merle Best and Miss Betty Best,
of Haw River, Mr. and Mrs. D.
Jack Gore, Miss Carolyn Gore,
Bobby Gore, Mrs. A. W. Norris
and Miss Jackie Norris of Raleigh;
Miss Frances Bass of Greenville,
Mrs. Mary Garner, Mrs. Izora
Beck and Dan Ward of Winnabow.
BARNES, whose marriage of Feb
ruary is announced today. Mrs.
Barnes is the former Daphne Lock
amy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.
T. Lockamy of this city. Pvt.
Barnes is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
F. E. Barnes of Carrollton, Ohio
and is serving overseas,
By 1940, there were more than
12,000,000 oil-producing tung trees
in the United States.
Young People s Choir
Will Sing Tonight At
St. John’s Church
The Young People’s choir of St.
John’s Episcopal church will sing
at the evening service tonight at
8 o’clock. The anthem for the serv
ice is an arrangement of the well
known hymn, Now The Day is
Over. Calvin Bullard, tenor, will
be soloist of the evening.
The choir was organized during
the last week in January and since
that time, many new members
have been added. The choir is
made up of young people between
the ages of 13 and 18 and mem
bership in the choir is open to all
young persons interested. Anyone
interested may contact Eugene
Mauney, choir director and organ
ist of the church.
The senior choir will sing at the
11 a.m. service and the anthem
will be, Just as I Am Without One
Plea, with Mrs. E. B. Hashagen,
soprano, as soloist.
birth ayxo1ned
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