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I Raleigh Woman's Club To Play Hosts
to Federation's Expanded Board Meet my MICo. tnAUiu u. uuaii I Though disappointed that it could not play host to a full convention •f the North Carolina Federation of Women’s Clubs this year, the Raleigh Woman’s Club has made all preparation to take care of the expanded board meeting to be held in Raleigh at the Sir Walter hotel, I Mav 29 and 30. The Raleigh club sent a big in vitation for the 1945 convention to Ud in Raleigh. They wanted | tats ae a special compliment to one i ©f their own past presidents who 1 is now president of the Federa ' tion, Mrs. J. Henry Highsmith. 1 Having secured acceptance of the invitation, throughout the club year Mrs. R. M. Cornick, president, and Other officers and members of the club had made plans for the lar gest and best convention possible. When the Office of Defense Tran sportation ruled that only 50 per sons could be called for a conven tion, the local club, anxious to co operate with the government, cur tailed plans. However, everything is in readiness to assure a warm welcome to the 59 women who may come to the board meeting. Mrs. Cornick will serve as general chairman, with Mrs. W. T. Martin as her assistant. Other chairmen are: Mrs. R. L.'McMillan, distuinguish «d guests; Mrs. W. H. Herring, in formation; Mrs. Paul Reid, regist ration; Mrs. D. N. McMillin, music Mrs. J. S. Cox, flags; Mrs. J. M. Newsom, scrap books; Mrs. Frank Smethurst, publicity; Mrs. W. C. Pressley, radio; and Mrs. R. R. Cusick, dinners. The pages will be Miss Louise Highsmith, chief; Mrs. Kern Holo man, Misses Mary Bridges Cornick and Josephine Cusick, and Arthur Morris, president of the Raleigh Jinior Woman’s Club. Dr. A. J. Hobbs, pastor of Eden ton Street Methodist church, will offer the prayer at the first busi ness session, Tuesday morning, in the Virginia Dare Ball Room of the Sir Walter Hoted. Among the mu sicians to take part at intervals will be Mrs. F. B. Wheeler, Mrs. Cor nick, Louise Highsmith, and the St. Cecilia Chorus. The principal business of the two uay &eaaiun win uc uie uctuuii ui officers and department chairmen, and reports from officers cover ing the work of the senior and junior clubs. Also the plans for launching a Federation foundation fund campaign will be presented. Highlights of the streamlined con vention will be the address on Youth Conservation by Judge Antra M. Kross of New York city, Tues day evening at 8 o'clock. Judge Kross will be introduced by Mrs. W. T. Bost. chairman of the de partment of Public Welfare of the Federation. A forum will follow Judge Kross’ address, led by Dr. Mildred Morgan, of Asheville. Mrs. John M. Council, third vice-presi dent in charge of deparments, will present Dr. Morgan and she will be assisted in the forum by Mrs. Bost, Mrs. Highsmith, Mrs. Gordon Mad drey of Ahoskie, Mrs. Taul B. White of Chapel Hill and Mrs. Mor man James of Hickory. Harold Eranoff, field director of the American Red Cross, station ed at Camp Davis, will be present ed for an address by Mrs. John D. Robinson, on Tuesday afternoon. He will speak on “The New Camp Davis.” On Wednesday morning, with Mrs. R. H. Latham in charge, a memorial service will be held for the men and women who have given their lives in the present war. Mrs. Cornick will sing at this service. At noon on Wednesday there will be a memorial service honoring Mrs. J. T. Aldeman, second presi dent of the State Federation, who died at her home in Henderson re cently. Miss Margaret L. Gibson of Asheville, a past president of the Federation, will read the in me moriam, and Mrs. Alderman’s pas tor, Rev. E. N. Gardner of Hender son, will offer the prayer. On Monday evening, the 28th, at 7 o’clock, Mrs. Highsmith will be hostess at a dinner at the Raleigh Woman’s club honoring,the execu tive board and those who have serv ed on the board during her two year administration. Her guests will be Mesdames J.C. Williams, of Wilmington; John M. Counoil, R. A. McLaughlin, T. Fred Henry, J. S. Mitchener, Grandy E. Kird man, J. A. Gupton, Micou F. Browne, Chas. G. Doak and Miss Dorothy Forbes of Wilmington. There will be no other social fea tures except the visit to the State Art,Gallery on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. by the entire delegation to see the annual Federation Art exhibit; and three group dinners at the Raleigh Woman’s club building at 6 o’clock. A new club was received into the Federation last week, the Dunn Woman's club, of which Mrs. H. C. Turlington is'president. The club has 75 members and comes in with a most impressive record of work done. It owns a club house which it has turned over for the use of the Junior Woman’s Club for en tertainments for service men, the expenses of which the senior club bears. It has paid $125 on the ... MRS. THOMAS WILLIAM GRAY, JR., who before her mar riage on May 18, at Conway, S. C., was Miss Joyce La Verne Batton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Batton. Miss Hayes Presents Pupils In Recital Miss Frances Hayes presented the older students of her piano class in a recital on Friday after noon at her home on Chestnut street. The program follows: “Tyrolean Waltz” (Rogers) Joan Marie James; “Queen of the Blos soms” (Lloyd) Jeanette Taylor; “Spooky Time” (Paridon) Ray Pittman; “Blue Daisies” (Mana Zucca) Betty Cleeve; “Homage to the Hills” (Grey) Elizabeth Hin nant; “Intermezzo” Orientale (Rogers) Don Taylor; “Barco rolle” (Offenbach) Nancy Grif fith; Hungarian Rhapsodie No. 2 (Liszt) Mary Sutton; “Zorina” (Anthony) May Holton; Mazurka op. 56 No. 2 (Chopin) Nancy Ann Sloan; “Russian Village” (Scher off) Ellen Smith; “Fragment from Rumanian Rhapsody No. 1 (Enes co) Pat Williams; “Tranquility” (Brown) Camille Thomas; “Pur ple Lilacs” (Hillard) Florence Bagwell; “Minka's Lullaby” (Sche roff) Betty Wright; “Venetian Moon” (Klemm) Sara Bellamy; “Cherry Blossoms” (Engelmann) Myrtle Futrelle; “Rustic Chapel” (.Rolfe) Mary Frances Wood; “In Remembrance” (Risher) Marion Hines; “Charmante” (Groton) Betty Allard; “Romance” (Schu mann) Juanita Saunders; Prelude op. 28, No. 6 (Chopin) Jane Easter Marye; “Siesta” (Laurens) Mar garet Blake; “Scarf Dance” (Cha minade) Mary Morrison Stanland; Waltz in A Flat (Brahms) Bea Holmes; “Russian Dance” (Engel mar.n) Joanne Piastre; Minuet in E Flat tMozart) Bettina Marable; “Album Leaf” (Grieg) Joan Wil liamson; “Intermezzo” (Cavalleria Rusticana) (Mascagni) Virginia Hatch; Theme from Concerto No. I (Tschaikowsky) DeLean Long ley; “Anitra’s Dance” (Grieg) Martha Ann King; “Triemphal March” from “Sigurd Jor salfar” Grieg) Florence Sanders; “Pou pee Valsante” (Poldini) Glen Huf ham; Slow Movement from “Moon, light Sonata” (Beethoven) Ruth Ellen Edwards; “Spring Song” (Merkel) Mary Louise Galphin; A Scottish Tone Picture (MacDow ell) Margaret Holmes; Hungarian Dance No. 5 (Brahms) Fannie Longley; Theme from Piano Con certo in A Minor (Grieg) Martha Jordan; “Bumblebee” (Rimsky Korsakov) Mildred Thoma*. * * * Ladies Auxiliary Of Moose Observed Fifth Anniversary The Ladies Auxiliary of the Loyal Order of Moose celebrated the fifth anniversary an Tues day. Special guests were the men of the lodge. During the “Nine o’clock Cere mony" Mrs. B. R. Drynan, snior regent, presented to George Pot ter, governor of the men’s lodge, a service flag bearing 32 blue stars signifying the,number in the service. Refreshments were serv ed and dancing was enjoyed to the music of the Scotts String orches tra. salary of a teacher of Bible in the public schools; has paid $475 for a fluroscope for use in the schools; and directs and partially supports the public library, the city turning over to the club an appropriation as its part. -- --'I Flora Macdonald College Board Of1 Trustees Convene RED SPRINGS, May 26. — The spring meeting of the Board of Trustees of Flora Macdonald col lege was held in the president’s office on Tuesday, May 22, with an unusually full representation from the three controlling Presbyteries of Fayetteville, Orange, and Wil mington. The chairman, Edwin Morgan of Laurinburg, presided. President H. G. Bedinger report ed that the college year now ending was one of yie most successful dur ing his administration. 310 board ing students were enrolled, over flowing the dormitories and neces sitating the use of three homes ad jacent to the campus. Present in dications point to an even larger restration for the coming year. 54 seniors will receive diplomas next Tuesday. Dr. Bedjnger also stated that the financial outlook is good, with the college operating again on a balanced budget, and now free of debt. A campaign for the in crease of the present endowment (which is now $200,000, Including scholarships) is under way, and a constructive improvement program for the plant is now being planned. A. T. McLean, chairman of the in vestment committee, presented an excellent report, showing a 5 per cent return on the endowment se curities. Mr. McLean was given a rising vote of thanks for his effi cient service in this connection. It was announced that the change - over from the use of di rect current produced by the col lege plant, to alternating current to be furnished by the town of Red Springs, will take place this summer. Dr. Bedinger reported that Dr. Price H. Gynn, Jr., has been ap pointed director of educational in stitutions, with offices in Davidson, to work under the Synod’s com mittee of educational institutions in cooperation with the colleges to profote this important cause of the church. Rev. James A. Jones, D. D. of Charlotte, chairman of Synod’s committee, was present to present suggestions from the com mittee of the colleges, and especial ly for the development of Flora MacDonald, which is now in a position to make definite progress. The Board gave Dr. Jones a ris ing vote of thanks for his helpful address. Dr. Bedinger stated that the college is cooperating with the United Campaign of Church Relat ed colleges. Dr. Vardell reported contribu tions received through his corres pondence with the alumnae and the three Presbyterials, totaling $15,400 in maturity value war bond. Resolutions of appreciation and esteem for the late Hiram Gran tham. a Valued member of the board for many years, were adopt ed. Dr. D. S. Currie, chairman of the semi - centennial committee, was called away before his report was presented. The report was giv en by Miss Mary McEachern, a member of the semi - centennial executive committee. This commit tee, consisting of Dr. C. T. John son, Mrs. Elbert McPhaul, and Miss McEachern was appointed by the permanent chairman ot the committee, Dr. D. S. Currie of Parkton, at the first meeting, hied on May 1. At this meeting, it was approved that the following rec ommendations be presented to the Board for approval; first, that the offer of Mrs. Claire Johnson Marley, to re - write her historical play on Flora MacDonald (for whom the college is named), into a pageant, and present it at the celebration in May 1946, be ac cepted. Other recommendations were accepted, and the members of the Board of Trustees express ed their deep appreciation to Mrs. Marley for her generous offer. • • • Business-Professional Women’s Club To Meet The regular meeting of the Bus iness and Professional Women's club will be held Friday evening, June I, at 6 o’clock at the Friendly dining room. Members will please call Verna Sheppard at 7788 for dinner reservations. Ruby Sikes is in charge of the program and has as her quest speaker. Judge John J. Burney, who will speak on Dumbarton Oaks. The executive committee will meet with Verna Sheppard on Mon day evening at 8 o’clock. * * * BIRTH ANNOUNCED Pvt. and Mrs. John G. Barn hardt announce the birth of a son, John G. Barnhardt, Jr., on May 18. Mrs Barnhardt is the for mer Betty Fowler. ~ i I—■ 1 1 ~ - ii _ MISS ELSIE BURKE of Wil mington, who was elected presi dent of Rebekah State Assembly, IOOF, at the annual meeting held in 'Goldsboro on May 20. £ ’* MRS. STEVEN G. ELLIS, whc prior to her marriage on May 5, at Camp Croft, S. C., was Miss Celia Nannette Crawley, daughtei of Mr. and Mrs. Roger J. Crawley of Wilson. _ Rebekah State Officers Named The annual state meeting of Re bekah Assembly, IOOF of North Carolina was held in a restricted business session on May 20, at Goldsboro, at which time the fol lowing officers were elected for the new term: President, Miss Elsie Burke, Wil minton; vice-president, Mrs, Lula Brandon, Winston-Salem: warden, Mrs. Nita Stanley, Goldsboro; sec retary, Mrs. Ethel J. Clapp, Greensboro; treasurer, Mrs. Hattie R. Whitaker, of Hendersonville, marshal, Mrs. Bertha Skipper, Wil mington; conductor, Mrs. Jose phine Thomas, Raleigh; chaplain, Mrs. Grace Remars, Burlington; inside guardian, Mrs. Inez Ram sey, Greensboro; outside guardian, Mrs. Rosa L. Drinkwater. The Divine services were con ducted in St. Paul’s Methodist church. At the opening session, Monday morning, the welcome ad dress was given by the presiding officer of the home lodge, response by the warden of the assembly, Mrs. Lula Brandon, of Winston Salem. An impressive memorial was presented in the Neuse Hall, and Wilmington had three mem bers on the Memorial list: Mrs. Mamie Swann, Mrs. Dora Branch and Mrs. Sadie Walton. The State of the Order Committee reported the work throughout the state growing both in members and financially. The home was found to be in a satisfactory condition. BIRTHDAY PARTY S. J. Cherry was delightfully entertained on his 65th birthday, Monday, May 21, from 7 until 10 o’clock at a fish fry at the home of his daughter, Mrs. R. M. Mer cer. At the close of the evening a large birthday cake was cut, decorated in pink and white with 65 candles on it. Guests included: Mr. Cherry, honoree, Mrs. Cherry, Miss Eliza beth Steinken, Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Stokley, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Cherry, Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Mer cer, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Swann, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wil liams, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Hartis, Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Mercer, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Murray, R. G. Stokley, Edward Orrell, Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Coleman, and grand children, Robert Mercer, Cynthia Stokley, Jimmie, Albert and Penny Cherry. His eldest son, Charles Cherry who resides in Washington, N C., was unable to attend. Louise Bashford, || J. R. Robson Engaged I Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Littleton Bashford of Raleigh, announce the engagement of their daughter, Louise Littleton Bashford, of Wil mington, to J. Richard Dobson of | Wilmington, son of the fate J. R. III! and Mrs. Cora Dobson of Wilming. ton. . jjij Miss Bashford is a member of the faculty of New .Hanover High school, where she is a teacher of Bible. _ ■ The wedding is to take place on June 14, at the Tabernacle Baptist church ki Raleigh. !|!j * * • BIRTH ANNOUNCED Mr. and Mrs Carl F. Hudson announce the birth of a son, Terry Stone Hudson, May 16, at Maricn Sprunt annex. ii:| * * * BIRTH ANNOUNCED Mr. and Mrs. Greer B. Craig, Jr., announcp the birth of a daugh ter, Linda Jean, May 9, at Marion |l Sprunt annex. L. Beautify gUSt without massage? Amazing new Nanette Cream contains recognized scientific estrogens (female sex hor mones) which may be needed If your Bust Is under-normal, flat, due to lack of supply of sufficient estrogenic sub stances. Nanette Cream van ishes. requires no tiresome MASSAGE. 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