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The Wilmington morning star. [volume] (Wilmington, N.C.) 1909-1990, May 27, 1945, FINAL EDITION, Image 11

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Miss Beth Laney
Engaged To Wed
Lieut. Goldfarl
Mrs Dorothy Mae Laney o
Cleveland, announces the engage
Went of her daughter, Laura Eliz
mh!th (Beth) Laney, to First Lieu
fc,iant Samuel B. Goldfarb, son o
1 and Mrs. D. E. Goldfarb, o:
Hartford, Conn.
The wedding will take place earl:
in June.
The bride-elect has been connect
, ith the editorial staff of th<
Wilmington Star-News _ for mon
n three years. She is a gradu
of Mitchell college, Statesville
8 , was formerly connected with
Newspaper staffs in Mooresville,
Statesville and press relations bu
reau in Charlotte.
Lieut Goldfarb, Army of the
United States, returned in March
from 38-months duty in the South
west Pacific. He is presently an
instructor at the Infantry Replace
pient Training center, Camp Wri
ters, Texas. ^ ^ .
Mrs. Biggs Appointed
j Beautification Leader
By Lumberton Clubwomen
LUMBERTON, May 26. — Mrs
m w Davis, Mrs. C. A. D. Eakes
and Mrs. Hazel C. Powell gave pa
pers that constituted the prograir
nf the Lumberton Garden club a;
its meeting at the home of Miss
Ethel Pittman. Mrs. W. W. Parkei
presided, appointing Mrs. Furmar
K Biggs as beautification chair
man for the town and Mrs. J. D.
Stewart, Mrs. Davis and Mrs. Ber
tha Singletary as a program com
mitee. The hostess was assisted in
entertaining by her niece, Miss
Mrs. H. M. McAllister, as pro
gram leader, gave a paper on
"North Carolina Music’’ at the
meeting of the Colonel Thomas
Robeson chapter of the D. A. R.
at the home of Mrs. H. Townsend.
Mrs. W. F. Scarborough, regent,
presided. Devotional was given b\
Mrs. J- N. Britt, while Mrs. M. F.
Cobb led the pledge and creed.
The Star Union Manufacturing
company, represented by Mr. and
Mrs. Sam Wilker, entertained
Sunday at the Servicemen’s club.
Miss Eunice Tyndall, daughter
of Mrs. Ammie Tyndall and the
late William Tyndall of Lumberton,
tvas married to James Robert Ses
soms, son in Dillon, S. C., on May
Mrs. Wilton Stone and Mrs. Lof
ten Dickens were hostesses at a
shower for Mrs. Sessoms at the
home of Mrs. Stone.
Miss Edna Earl Britt, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Britt of
Lumberton, Route 3, and Lcnnie
Ward, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kelly
Ward of East Lumberton, were
married May 19 in Dillon, S. C.
The bride is a graduate of Row
land High School and has been em
nlnvpri rPPPntlv in T.nmhprfnn
* * *
Sara Lois Eakins
Weds H. W. Watt
Mr. and Mrs. T. D. Eakins of
Ivanhoe, announce the marriage of
their daughter, Sara Lois, to Ho
ward W. Watt, of Renova, Pa.
The marriage took place on May
7. at 5 o'clock at Trinity Episcopal
church with the Rev. Robert; W.
Orvis officiating at the double ring
ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson
and Mrs_ R. A. Lujuo, aunt of the
bridegroom, were the attendants,
j; The bride wore a street length
dress of light blue crepe with white
accessories and a corasage of pink
roses. Immediately after the cere
mony a reception was held at tli-e
home of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson.
At present Mr. and Mrs. Watt
"ill reside with his parents.
* * *
birth announced
A. 0. Broussard. BM2-C, and
Mrs. Broussard announce the birth
a son, Stanley Alphones; May
L” at Maricn Sprunt annex. Mrs.
Broussard is the former Frances
Hewlett of Wrightsviile Sound.
MISS BETH LANEY, of Wilmington, daughter of Mrs. Dorothy
£,iae, tjane/ of Cleveland, whose engagement is announced today to
Jnrst Lieutenant Samuel B. Goldfarb, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Gold
of Hartford, Conn. Lieut. Goldfarb is now stationed at Camp
Wolters, Texas.
Thalians To Elect Officers;
• Workshop To Present Comedy
Members of the Thalian Associa
tion will meet Wednesday night at
8 o’clock in Thalian Hall for their
annual meeting, which will be high
lighted by the election of new of
Immediately following the meet
ing, at 8:45 o’clock, also in thalian
Hall, the reorganized Thalian
Workshop will present the three
act farce, “Wedding Spells”.
In addition to Thalian members,
invited to attend “Wedding Spells”
are guests of members and all mi
litary personnel. There will be no
“Wedding Spells” is strictly
comedy from start to finish. It is
the story of a young adventurer,
Steve Arlen, played by G. R. Dixon,
who is married in Atlantic City and
promptly forgets the identity of his
Knowing that his bride is one of
four girls, Angelica Wayne, prances
Brown, Niki Murphy, and Ruth Au
burn, Steve invites all of them to a
party at his New York city party.
Playing the roles of the four girls
are Elizabeth Hardewicke, Sue B.
Calder, Verge Beal, and Helen
Complications set In when none
of the girls even vaguely gives any
hint that she is Steve’s wife. Fur
ther complications arise when one
of Steve’s friends, Charlie Cooney,
played by Ben Jones, tries to assist
in finding Steve’s wife and at the
same time tries to woe one of the
four girls himself.
Hilariously present off and. on
throughout all three acts is Mrs.
Julia Pettingill, a flirtatious widow,
acted by Elizabeth Williams, who
sets her sights on Charlie Cooney
until Sigsbee Sullivan, a typical
gentleman from the old south,
comes on the scene. Guerrard Sim
kins has the role of Sullivan.
“Wedding Spells” has about ever
thing needed to make up a comedy
hit. In addition to the four afore
mentioned young ladies, there is a
nother candidate for the wife of
Steve Arlen in Billie Gay, a ment
ally-off girl, who startles everyone
with her claims to be Mrs. Arlen.
Norma Green has the role of Billie,
while Amy M. Walker will be seen
as Billie’s mother, Mrs. Gay.
Reeves, a gentleman’s gentleman
is played by Jesse Reynolds, while
Jack Reed will be seen as Blake,
the cop.
Andrew Johnson is directing
“Wedding Spells,” while Betsy
Williams is assistant to the direc
Carolyn Carlton
Weds F. M. Cross
In New Mexico
Mrs. and Mrs. Glenn Burton Car
lton of North Wilkesboro, announce
the marriage of their daughter,
Carolyn Nell Carlton, to Francis
Marion Cross, Army of the United
States, of Wellman, Texas.
The marriage took place on Mon
day, May 7, at the First Metho
dist parsonage, Carlsbad, New
The bride, a graduate of Mit
chell college, Statesville, was form
erly secretary to the camp execu
tive officer at Camp Davis and re
sided in Wilmington for more than
two years. She is presently em
ployed in the AAA school at El
Paso, Texas.
The bridegroom, native of Texas,
has been connected with the border
patrol at El Paso for several years.
* • »
Mr. and Mrs Harlee Kenan of
161 Colonial Village, announce the
birth of a daughter, Marilyn Ma
nor, May 24, at Marion Sprunt
Lona Bell Weatherly
To Address Episcopal
Church Women Tuesday
The annual meeting of District
No. 12 of the Woman’s Auxiliary
of the National Council of the Di
ocese of East Carolina will be held
in the Church of the Good Shep
tier, Sixth and Queen streets, Tues
da. morning, May 29, at 10 o’clock
beginning with the service of Holy
Communion. The Rev. Harvey W.
Glazier and Rev. Mortimer Glover,
will be celebrants. At this meeting
the district offering will be receiv
Greetings will be extended by
Mrs. Nora Hewlett, president of
the Woman’s auxiliary, Church of
the* Good Shepherd. Reponse will
be by Mrs. Charles Green, presi
dent of the Woman’s auxiliary, SI.
Paul’s church.
The program in part will be as
follows: Reports of five minutes
from each branch of the auxiliary,
and short talks. Among the reports
will be: Work at Carolina Beach
by Rev. W. R. Noe; United Thank
Offering, Mrs. Henry MacMillan;
work at Calabash, Miss Elizabeth
McMurray; Work at Tar Landing,
Miss Jettie Odell; Reconstruction
fund, Mrs. W. O. S. Sutherland;
convention highlights, Robert
Strange; noon day prayers, Eishop
Darst; Galilee Mission and School
Miss Lona Bell Weatherly; address
Bishop Darst and Benediction, Rev
A cordial invitation is extended to
all women of the Episcopal church
es, and interested friends to attend
this meeting and especially to hear
Miss Weatherly’s presentation of
her splendid work at Galilee Miss
ion and School at Lake Phelps.
Mrs. T. F. Darden is district
* * *
USO Buffet Supper
Planned For Tonight'
The Fifth and Orange USO will
:erve a buffet supper this evening
it 6 o’clock at the clubhouse for
ill service men and women. The
iupper will be served by the Serv
ce Mothers’club of Wilmington and
he committee in charge will in- ;
ilude: Mrs. C. N. Brewer, chair- .
nan, Mrs. R. H. Colemna. Mrs. C. ;
1. Nance and Mrs. J. E. Reese. ■
Helen Holden,
S - Sgl. Ketchum
Wed In Church
The marriage of Miss Helen Hol
den, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.
B. Holden of Wilmington and S-Sgt.
Allen H. Ketchum, U. S. Army,
son of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Ket
chum, was solemnized at Imman
uel Presbyterian church in a dou
ble ring ceremony on Saturday
evening May 19, with the Rev.
Wade H. Allison, pastor, perform
ing the ceremony.
The church was decorated with
white gladioli, palms and cathe
dral tapers in candelabra.
Norman Mifttz, organist, and
Howard W. Littleton, soloist, ren
dered a program of nuptial music.
Mr. Littleton’s selections were “Be
cause”, “I Love You Truly”, and
“At Dawning”. Mr. Mintz played
“Evening Star’, “O Promise Me’,
“Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life” and
“To a Wild Rose”.
Miss Holden had as her maid-of
honor, Miss Ella Mae Ketchum,
sister of the bridegroom, and her
bridesmaids were Miss Doris Jones
and Mrs. Edward Lawler. Sgt. Ket
chum had as his best man Lieut.
Burton Mortimer, and ushers were
Clarence B. Holden, SK 3-c, U. S.
Navy, borhter of the bride, and
Jimmy Sailing.
Miss Ketchum, maid-of-honor,
wore a gown of pink lace over taf
feta and carried an arm bouquet of
spring flowers. She also wore a i
natural flower arrangement in her
hair. Miss Jones, wore a gown of
blue with fitted bodice and full
skirt of net. Mrs. Lawler wore
yellow. Their gowns were identi
cal. Each carried an arm bouquet
of spring flowers and an arrange
ment of the same in their hair.
The bride entered the church
with her father who gave her in
marriage and wore a wedding
dress of white satin and lace with
fitted bodice and full skirt ending
in a court train. Her finger-tip
veil of bridal illusion fell from a
coronet of seed pearls and she car
ried a bouquet of white roses show
ered with lilies of the valley. Her
only ornament was a strand of
pearls which her mother wore on
her wedding day.
The bride’s mother wrote a navy
outfit and a corsage of yellow
roses. The bridegroom’s mother
was dressed in powder blue and
wore a corsage of pink roses. The
bride’s maternal grandmother wore
a tan outfit and a corsage of talis
man roses.
. Immediately following the cere
mony a reception was held at the
home of the bride’s parents, after
which they left for a wedding trip.
For travel she wore a light blue
suit with white accessories and a
corsage of roses from her wedding
bouquet. At the conclusion of Sgt.
Ketchum’s furlough they will go to
Shreveport, La., where he is sta
The bride was formerly employ
ed at the North Carolina Shipbuild
ing company here. Sgt. Ketchum
has been in service for the past
four years and was with the
Eighth AAF seeing action in Eng
land and France,
Prior to their wedding the cou
ple was honored at a number of
social events.
MRS. ALLEN H. KETCHUM, who before her marriage Saturday
evening, May 19, at Immanuel Presbyterian church here was Miss
Helen Holden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Holden.
ECTC Alumni Day
Slated For June 2
GREENVILLE, May 26. — Mrs.
Ruth Garner, executive secretary
□f the ECTC Alumni association,
has announced that plans are com
plete for the annual Alumni Day
to be held on the college campus
Saturday, June 2.
The program of the day’s activi
ties includes: Registration at 9:30
a.m., Program at 10:30 a.m. which
includes, solo by Jean Abeyounis
Piggott, address of welcome by
Dr. Howard J. McGinnis, presen
tation of Alumni award by Mrs.
J. L. Marcom, acceptance to be
announced Alumni day, recognition
of the members of the honor classes
which are class of 1920, class of
1935, and class of 1944, welcome
to new alumni, response by Ca
mille Jernigan, and College song,
business at 11:30 a.m., luncheon 1
p.m., tea 4 p.m., and Allegiance
service, by class of 1945.
Active chapters of the ECTC
Alumni association are at Char
lotte, Burlington, Raleigh, Rocky
Mount, Greenville, Roanoke Rap
ids, Goldsboro, Wilmington,
Greensboro, Winterville, Durham,
Vance county, Franklin county,
and Granville county.
Hilda Louise Wilson,
Cpl. Council Engaged
HALLSBORO. May 9«—Mr. and
Mrs. J. W. Wilson of Hallsboro.
announce the engagement of their
daughter, Hilda Louise Wilson, to
Cpl. Charles R. Council, son of
Mr. and Mrs. D. N. Council of
Miss Wilson is a senior at Mere
dith college, Raleigh, and Cpl.
Council is stationed at Camp
Howze, Texas.
♦ * *
Mr. and Mrs. Thurston C. Davis
announce the birth of a son, Thurs
ton Cranmer, Jr., on May 25, at
Marion Sprunt Arnex. Mrs. Davis
is the former Anette Haney.
HjLiEj v rji'*
Gray-atton Vows
Are Announced Hera
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Be Hon
nounce the marriage of their
daughter, Joyce La Verne, to
Thomas William Gray, Jr., on May
18, at Conway, S. C.
The couple was accompanied by
Mrs. Lois Hinson, Donald Deans
and the bride’s mother. They ars
making their home in High wood
Mr. Gray is the son of Mrs,
Walter Randall of Wilmington.
• • *
Staff Sgt. E. O. Balkcum and
Mrs. Balkcum announce the birth
of a son, Elvin Odell, Jr., on May
23, at Marion Sprunt annex. Mrs.
Balkcum is the former Katherina
Olivia Hewlett of Audubon. Sgt.
Balkcum is now serving in the Pa
cific Theatre.
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