BETTY DIVINE, Society Editor_ pH0NE 2-3311 ;
Miriam W. Carr,
Lloyd Allen, Jr.,
Will Wed Today
JIr And Mrs. Lloyd Allen
Entertained Last Evening
At Cake Cutting
The Winter Park Presbyterian
church will be the scene of the
wedding of Miriam Wells Carr of
Wilmington, daughter of Mr. and
Z John N. Wens of Wallace,
and Lloyd C. Allen, Jr., son of
M‘r and Mrs. Lloyd C. AUen of
Winter park, this afternoon at 4
The bride wiU have as her
matron-of-honor her sister. Mrs.
Sam Troy, Jr., and bridesmaids
w;1l he Miss Mary Ann Cheatham
and Miss Ruby Rogers of Wilming
Mr. Allen will have as his best
man David Brittain of Wilmington,
and his ushers are to be Thomas
Dudley Moore, oi Wilmington, and
jack Potter Wells of Wallace.
Immediately following the wed
ding a reception will be given by
the bride’s sister and brother-in
law, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Troy, Jr.,
at their home, 200 South Sixth
street in Wilmington.
Last evening immediately louow
ing the wedding rehearsals Mr.
and Mrs. Allen entertained at a
lovely cake cutting at their home
in Winter Park. The home was
decorated throughout with artistic
arrangements of white snap
dragons, asters and white chry
santheums and burning tapers. In
the dining room the bride’s table
was laid with a lace cloth and
centered with a three-tiered wed
ding cake topped with a minature
bridal couple surrounded with
trailing smilax and tall white
candles. During the evening bridal
ices were served with the bride’s
Guests included about 55 close
friends of the couple and members
of the bridal party.
Party Held At
The Cape Fear Country club was
the scene this week of the weekly
bridge luncheon for members and
During the early afternoon bridge
was enjoyed at three tables and
high scorer of the game was Mrs.
J. L. Zaft.
Those attending were: Mrs. Carl
Powers, Mrs. J. B. Loudsbury,
Mrs. Q. B. Snipes, Mrs. J. L. Zaft,
Mrs, Lewis F. Ormond, Mrs. C. E.
White, Mrs. J. M. Fields, and Mrs.
Raiford Trask and three guests.
Radium was discovered acciden
tally. Henry Becquerel, friend of
the late Madame Curie, was mak-1
ing a study of uranium when he
happened to leave some on a pho
tographic plate covered with black
paper overnight, and found it light
struck the next morning.
Quality Jewelry :
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W 6 T C H I
Delivery in week K
to 10 days. «
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Mrs. J. B. Whitted, of Chicago
is visiting her mother, Mrs Irene
Davis, at White Lake.
Mrs. C. R. Cogdell, of Florence,
“• c > « spending a few day* with
her sister, Mrs. N. A. Regan. She
will also visit her mother, Mrs T
J. Johnson, at White Oak.
Manley Clark, Jr., who has been
stationed at Palm Beach, Fla, for
several weeks, arrived home,
Wednesday with an honorable dis
charge from service.
Billy Fisher, a student at Wake
Forest, spent the week-end at his
Julian Greene 0f the U. S. Army,
stationed at Fort Bragg, spent the
week-end at his home here.
Leon Gooden, son of N.K; Gooden,
received an honorable discharge
from service in the U. S. Army,
and is at his home here.
-Mrs. W. B. Rowe is visiting
relatives in Burgaw for several
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Cain and
Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Gilchrist
spent Sunday in Greenville with
Miss Frances Cain, a student at
E. C. T. C.
Mrs. H. M. Vann and children,
Hugh and Linda, of Jacksonville,
spent the week-end with Mrs.
Vann s mother, Mrs. Lina Moore.
Mrs. Newton Robinson was call
ed to Knocksville, Tenn. this
week on account of the death of
her mother, Mrs. J. j. Lapsley.
Miss Harriett Robinson, of Lum
berton, visited her mother, Mrs.
H. H. Robinson during the week
Miss Miriam Byrd spent the
week-end in Raleigh where she
visited her brother, Robert, who
is a student at King’s Business
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Williamson
and family visited relatives in
Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Jones and
Jack Jones, of Wilmington, spent
the week-end with Mrs. A. J.
Miss Dayle Hammer, a student
at Elon college, spent the week
end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
M. M. Hammer.
Miles Cashwell, of Chapel Hill,
visited at his home here during
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Stone visited
relatives in Lumberton on Sunday.
Mrs. Roy Jessup returned Wednes
day from Charlotte, where she
underwent treatment at Charlotte
Memorial hospital a few days last
Jessie Ray is very ill at the
present time at Duke hospital.
Lt.Norman McCulloch of Charles
ton, S. C., spent the week-end
at his home here.
Harold Hall and Hubert Owen
left Monday to enter school at
Wake Forest college.
Frank Williamson, Jr., spent
Monday in Chapel Hill.
By CHARLOTTE ADAMS
Chicken For Sunday Dinner
Cream of Corn Soup
Rice Crouquettes With Jelly
Mashed Squash Baxed With Bacon
Hearts of Celery and Olives
Baking Powder Biscuits
(Recipes serve four)'
1-3 1-2 pound fowl
3 cups water
1 1-2 teaspoons salt
1-8 teaspoon freshly ground black
Thin sliver of lemon rind
2 stalks celery, diced
2 carrots, sliced
2 onions, minced
3 tablespoons flour
1 cup light cream
2 egg yolks, beaten
Have the chicken cut as for
fricassee and cook until tender with
water, seasonings, lemon rind and
vegetables (about one and one-half
hours). Remove chicken and keep
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blended smoothly with cream. Sim
mer for five minutes after these
are added. Beat egg yolks until
light and lemon-colored and add
just before serving, cooking for
one minute without'actually boil
ing. Pour sauce over chicken.
Rice Croquettes With Jelly
1-3 cup rice
1- 2 cup boiling water
2- 3 teaspoon salt
1-2 cup pineapple juice
1 egg yolk
2 teaspoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons cold water
Wash rice and place in double
boiler with half cup boiling water
and salt. Cover and steam until
rice has absorbed water. Add pine
apple juice, mix gently. Re-cover
and steam until rice is soft. Re
move from fire 'and add egg yolk,
and butter or margarine. Mix
gently and spread on shallow plate
to cool. Shape in balls and roi
in bread crumbs. Make a depres
sion in center of each. Dip in eg£
beaten with cold water and then ir
bread crumbs. Fry one minute i<
hot fat and drain on soft paper
Place a cube of jelly on each cr.
quette where depression was maar
Serve around the Chicken Suprem
STRANGE WAR CEMETERY
The world’s strangest war ceme
tery is located at Redipuglia, Italy.
Bodies of 30,000 men lie buried
there, and the tombstones are rel
ics of war.
Birthday Dance 1
Will Be Given
Tonight At USO
The second of the gala parties
to be held at the Second and
Orange USO honoring the USQ.’s
fifth anniversary wiU be the Birth
day Ball which will be tonight.
Extensive plans and preparations
have been made for this party by
Miss Thelma Johnson, chairman,
and the following girls who com
pose Group 1: Misses Alyce War
ters, Ethel Herring, Betty Burns,
Jean Tienken, Louise Barnes, Jeart
Cole, Jean Davis, Bonnie Floyd,
Madeline Floyd, Marjorie Floyd,
Sara Holland, Edna Rivenbark,
Lois Ward, Beverly Stokely, Mayce
Justice, Inez Bostic, Mary E.
Register, Ethel Murray, and assist
ed by Mrs. J. R. Benson. A huge
birthday cake in the shape of an
open heart with five candles will
be cut by Miss Thelma Johnson,
chairman of the dance, and Gun
nery Sgt. A. J. Taylor, USMC,
Camp Lejeune, special honor guest
selected by Camp’s Special Ser
vices to represent the enlisted
personnel from Camp Lejeune. Sgt.
Taylor will also lead the grand
march and Miss Vashti Gorntor,
president of the Junior Hostess
group of the Second and Orange
USO club will be his partner.
me culling oi me uirmudy wdivc
will be the highlight of the even
ing’s festivities. A huge six foot
cake will be the highlight with the
heart for humanity cake on the
top layer which will be cut at the
dance’s intermission and at the
time of the cutting of the first
piece by Sgt. Taylor and honor
guard of the hostesses who have
earned more than 2,000 hours in
USO will light the five huge candles
and “Happy Birthday” will be
sung to USO.
This honor guard consists of:
Mrs. Elizabeth E. Emory, Mrs.
R. H. Northdrop, Mrs. Charles
E. Robertson, Mrs. Charles Block,
Mrs. Harry M. Solomon, Mrs.
Harry Stein, Mrs. D. M. Darden,
Misses Raye Britt, Bettie Dixon,
Charlotte Gardner, Catherine Gard
ner, Caroline Grotgen, Edith
Habernicht, Maryce Justice, Thel
ma Johnson, Peggy Millar, Louise
Murray, Edrie Reece, Mary H.
Stalvey, Jean Tienken, Alyce War
ters, Mary L. Mintz and Hilda
The Navy band from the Naval
hospital at Camp Lejeune will
furnish the music for the birth
ROOM TO SPARE
One of tne public rooms In the
Queen Mary, giant British liner, is
so large that an ocean liner of
1840 could be placed in it, together
with the entire fleet in which Co
lumbus first crossed the Atlantic.
“ROLLING PIN” CAKES
A popular delicacy in Czechoslo
vakia are “rolling pin” cakes,
baked on special occasiens. As the
name indicates, they are made in
the shape of roiling pins._
Fifty-five Civitans and theii
guests assembled at St. Paul’s
Lutheran parish house Thursday
evening to celebrate their winter
season Ladeis Night program. John
Fox acted as toastmaster and was
assisted in conducting the party
by Ladies Night committee mem
bers Henry B. Rehder, Dr. Lyle
Hedman and Dr. Elbert Anderson.
Decorations following the Valen
tine motif were used and every
lady was given a small favor in the
form of a candy Valentine corsage.
Immediately following the dinner
Henry Rehder introduced Miss
Sara Ann Eaton who sang two
solos. She was accompanied by
Miss Pattie Jones, who rendered
a piano solo also.
Dr. Anderson then took charge
of the program and launched the
group in numerous stunts and con
tests. The grand prize of a pretty
sandwich tray was won by Mrs.
W. A. Raney. Several Civitans just
out of military service were pres
ent and included: Mr. and Mrs.
Clark James, Mr. and Mrs. Addi
son Hewlett, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Jim
Murdock and Leslie Boney and
Miss Peggy Moore, Colonel Post
Loiselle, on terminal leave, was
Lt. Col. Herbert Brand, who has
been spending a few days here
with his father, J. N. Brand, will
leave today for Los Angeles, Calif.,
where he is stationed.
* * *
Mrs. George G. Carey of Balti
more, Md., is visiting her father
and mother, Mr. and Mrs. George
B. Elliott at their home on South
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Meyland, Jr.,
and young daughter of Chapel Hill,
are spending the week-end with
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Meyland at their
home on Harbor Island.
• * *
Miss Minnie Lou MacRae of Max
ton, is the week-end guest of Mr.
and Mrs. Carl N. Dunn at their
home on Bradley’s Creek.
Among those who have arrived
to attend the Carr-Alien wedding
which is to be solemnized
this afternoon at the Winter Park
Presbyterian church include:
Mr. and Mrs. John N. Wells of
Wallace; Mrs. Fulton T. Allen of
New Bern; Mrs. L. H. Barton and
daughter, Lynette, of New Bern;
Mr. and Mrs. Robert White of
Waycross, Ga.; Miss Ann Barton
of Richmond, Va.; Mr. and Mrs.
Mitchell Allen, Jr., of Kenansville;
and Mrs. Mitchell S. Allen and son,
Jimmy, of Hosehill.
The young people of the First
Christian church will have charge
of the evening service on Sunday
at 7:30 o’clock. This will be in ob
servance of Youth Week.
LIFE BEGINS AT 40?
The more than 1500 generals
commanding the millions of sol
diers in the United States Army
had an average age of 51.4 years
as of May, 1945.
WILL YOU BE MY VALENTINE? That’s the message
hand embroidered on this exquisite nightgown of pale pink
sheer, designed by Odetta Barsa and trimmed with point
d’esprit. Comes with matching peignor.
Halchell-F abian Wedding Vows
Spoken At Trinity Lutheran Church
LUMBERTON, Feb. 1. — The
marriage of Miss Margaret Mary
Fabian, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
N. W. Fabian of Astoria, Long
Island, N. Y., to Lt. Colonel Stuart
Hatchell, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.
L. Hatchell of Lumberton, took
place on January 17 in Trinity
Lutheran church on Long Island.
The Rev. William Rippe officiated.
Attending the bride as maid-of
honor was her sister, Miss Helen
Fabian. Levi Hatchell of Lumber
ton was his brother’s best man.
The bride is a graduate of New
England Sanatorium and Hospital
School of Nursing, Melrose, Mass.
Colonel Hatchell, who recently
returned from the southwest Paci
fic, where he served for 28 months
with Headquarters 469th AAA-AW,
is on terminal leave. In the Army
over five years, he also served
in the Carribean area. He attended
Wake Forest college.
The couple are at home in
Miss Dorothy Britt of Wilming
ton, daughter of W. C. Britt and
the late Mrs. Zula Atkinson Britt
of Lumberton, and Robert L. Davis
Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L.
Davis, were married on .January 21
in Dillon, S. C. The couple it at
home at Riverside apartments,
2682 Adams street, Wilmington.
* • *
A program on Paul Green’s play,
“The Lost Colony,” was presented
at the meeting of Lumberton Music
club at the home of Mrs. Robert
A. McIntyre. Assisting hostesses
were Mrs. J. D. McLean and Mrs.
Hazel C. Powell. Those appearing
on the program were Miss Hettie
Kate Akin, guest, C. H. Elkins,
Mrs. J. D. McLean, Misses Evalina
Beckwith and Allie Bird McKin
non. Mrs. B. H. Stansel presided,
and Miss Catherine Barden was
elected a new member.
Manhattan Beauty Specialist Favors
"Wi ndow" Bosom Gowns Predicted
By ROBERT RICHARDS
United Press Staff Correspondent
NEW YORK, Feb. 1.—Eunice
Skelly, a Manhattan beauty
specialist, said today that if Hol
lywood designers turn out an eve
ning dress with a "window” bos
om, she’s just the gal who will
Miss Skelly was commenting on
a United Press dispatch from Hol
lywood yesterday which quoted
Renie, who designs costumes for
; movie queens, as predicting that
feminine clothes with complete up
! per exposure would be along next.
“My dear,” Miss Skelly, a for
| mer Ziegfeld Follies beauty, said.
“I want you to know that I think
the idea is gorgeous.”
Miss Skelly said there isn’t any
thing, for instance, much uglier
than the average nose—yet women
stick them out all over the place.
Miss Skelly draws a large part
of her income from putting wo
men’s bosoms into shape. She
thinks, since they pay $10 a visit,
they might as well get their mon
ey’s worth and expose her handi
craft to the public’s eye.
John Robert Powers, of model
fame, took an entirely different
“I think that we had better teach
women how to keep their heads
out of their shoulders and their
shoulders out of their hips before
we do anything like that,” he
Powers contends that most Amer
ican women still retain that “deb
utante slouch” and that they’ll
have to snap out of it if they want
to make the most out of any trans
Louis Feder. a Fifth avenue hair
expert who specializes in men’s
toupee’s, was happy to hear about
“It will help my business a great
deal, I think,” he said.
“And how will it help your bus
“Why,” Feder said, “The first
week that women dress like that
the shock will be terrific. Before
many a man can get jpis eyes
closed, he’ll have lost his hair.”
Carolina Coach Company
To Purchase 118 Buses
RALEIGH, Feb. 1—(JP)—R- C.
Hoffman, Jr., president of the
Carolina Coach company, an
nounced plans today for rehabili
tating the company’s entire fleet
He said $1,900,000 would be ex
pended this year for bus “quip
-nent, and 118 buses have already
been ordered, two of which have
arrived. Deliveries are expected
to be completed by October, and
all but five of the buses will be
of large size, that is with capaci
ies ranging from 37 to 45 pas
The company has also placed a
contract for the erection of a new
bus station at Chapel Hill, Hoff
Forty-two of every 100 bushels
of corn produced in the United
tates are fed to hoas. 18 to cattle,
id 14 to horse*. 1
2nd And Orange
USO Events Set
The Second and Orange USO
club’s schedule of events for the
week of February 4-10 is as fol
Monday—8:00 Informal dancing
Tuesday—8:00 Finger painting—
Miss Mary Kate Allen, instructor.
8:00 Informal dancing and games.
Wednesday—8:00 Informal Wed
nesday dance and learn to dance
night—group 8 ir charge.
Thursday—8 Bingo! Prizes, girls,
fun! 8:00 Informal dancing and
Friday—8 Movie “Air Mail.”
B:00 Informal dancing and games.
Saturday—8:00 “Be My Valen
tine” party—informal. Group 9
in charge. 8:30 Favorite songs at
the piano—Mrs. Elizabeth E.
Sunday—9:00 Java Club break
fast—group 5 to serve. 9:30 Horse
back riding—also every hour on
on the half hour throughout the
day. 11.00 Services in local
churches. 2:00 Send a letter home
—voice recordings. 2:00-4:300
Shellcraft, leathercraft — small
charge. 5:00 Home hour—(Brother^
hood Sundry) featuring Willistort
High School Glee club under the
direction of James Thompson, Jr.
Program of spirituals, classical
and semi-classical selections fol
lowed by refreshments in charge
of Calvary Baptist church, the Rev.
E. W. Pate, minister. 7:00 Movie
—“Air Mail.” 7:30 Symphony by
Junior hostess group assign
Monday—Group 11—Dot Cook.
Tuesday—Group 10—Betts Davis.
Wednesday—Group 8—Opal Minch
er. Thursday — Group 7 — Mary
Alice Blackham. F-iday—Group 6
—Marian Byrd. Saturday—Group
9—Audrey Sandlin. Sunday morn
ing—Group 5—Doris Gurley. After
noon—Group 4—Charlotte Gardfter.
Night—Group 3—Mary Merritt.
ENSIGN ON LEAVE
NEW BERN, Feb. 1.—Ensign
John R. (Jack) Taylor, Jr., USN,
is spending a leave with his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. John R. Taylor,
of New Bern, before returning to
New York city, where he is sta
tioned aboard the Destroyer Cot
Ensign Taylor, following hi>
graduation last June from the
Naval academy at Annapolis, was
first assigned to the U3S Callahan,
but while he was at Pearl Harbor
begore joining his ship that vessel
was sunk in enemy action oft
Okinawa. For the past three
months he has been on duty
in Tokyo bay.
A sparrow flaps its wings near*
ly 800 times a minute.
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