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The Wilmington morning star. [volume] (Wilmington, N.C.) 1909-1990, April 07, 1946, Second\Society Section, Image 15

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MISS MARY HUDSON—of Wilmington, daughter of J. D Hud
son of Ruffin whose engagement to Lloyd H. Stephenson of Smith
field, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Stephenson of Angier, is announced
today. _.___
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eic., 11 is mat an me ciiuuieii in luwn, xu u
say nothing of their proud mothers, will turn out in full force for the —
1 BABY SHOW and CHILD’S FESTIVAL” on the 24th, slightly more j
than two weeks hence, which promises many thrills for the adorable
LILLIPUTIAN SET. The Ministering Circle maintains several rooms
at the James Walker Memorial hospital, contributes to the support
of two or more district nurses, and actively engages in varied types a
of charitable work. v
Mrs. Thorne Sarkman and young son, Thorne Sparkman, Jr., of fi
Chattanooga, Tenn., are the guests of the former's father and moth- v
er, Mr. and Mrs. George B. Elliott at their home 207 South Third
street. Mrs. Sparkman is the former Miss Esther Elliott of this city. 1
Mr. and Mrs. A. Glenn Holt of Burlington are spending the week- r
end at the Kitty cottage on Wrightsville Beach. Bert and Glenn’s c
friend* will be delighted to hear that they have leased the Kidder k
cottage at 16 Raleigh street, northern extension, Wrightsville Beach
for the summer, and expect to arrive on June 1st to occupy it.
Mrs. Graham Kenan and Mrs. J. K. Wise returned on Tuesday "
from St. Augustine, Fla. where they spent the past several months
at the Ponce de Leon hotel.
Mrs. Alvin K. Cooper, Jr., and baby left on Tuesday for Pratt- d
ville, Ala., to join Mr. Cooper at his former home which is to be the v
future home of the Cooper family. They were accompanied on the f,
trip by Mrs. A. K. Cooper, Sr., of Prattville, who has been the s
suest of Mr. and Mrs. L. Paul Campbell in Oleander for several days.
Mrs. Cooper, Jr., is the former
Nancy Campbell, of Wilmington,
v.ho ins been making her home
here with her parents, the Paul
Campbells, while her husband,
Buddy” Cooper saw service over
seas as a major in the army. It
is with genuine regret that Nancy
and Buddie’s many friends see
them move away. Lucky state,
Alabama, getting one of our finest
John Hazel’nurst of Henderson,
spent a few days in the city last
week as the guest of his mother
in-law, Mrs. Ben Graham at her
home 108 South Fifth street.
Friends of Elizabeth and John
Hazelhurst, formerly of Wilming
ton will be pleased to learn that
they are planning to return here
to live, in May, and will occupy
in apartment at 106 South Fifth
Mrs. Henry Deas of Charleston,
S. C., returned to her home by
motor on Friday after a short visil
at the home of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Cyrus Hogue in Olean
der. “Happy” Deas was also here
earlier in the week but returned
‘o Charleston ahead of Mrs. Deas,
who prior to her marriage was
Miss Susanne Hogue of Wilming
Mrs. Fred W. Dick nas gone to
Fredericksburg, Va., where she is
visiting her nephew and niece-in
law, Mr. and Mrs. William A.
Townes, Jr. Billy Townes is a for
mer Wilmingtonian. Mrs. Dick will
return home this week.
Mrs. A. B. Skelding of Charlotte,
spent two days during the past
week with her daughter and son
in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John H.
Hardin at their home 102 South
Fourth street.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Palmer with
:Heir daughter and son, of Char
l°tte, spent last week-end at
Wrightsville Beach as guests of the
Kitty cottage. Mr. Palmer is il
luminating engineer for the Duke
Power Co., and has numerous
business friends in the city.
Mr. and Mrs. “Eugene Carey,
Previously residents of Wilmington
and Wrightsville Beach, returned
'o the city, from Texas, to live,
during the past winter and are re
ading at the Ethel Heyer apart
ment or, the northern extension at
Wrightsville Beach. Nan and
Gene’s local friends will hear with
-Merest that they have purchased
a farm at Indian Cove, beyond
Hasonboro Sound, and are going
m for farming, in a big way or
Heir sixty acre tract.
Mrs. b. P. Eggleston, Mrs. B
Purnell Eggleston, Jr., and little
son, Purnell Eggleston, 3rd, re
unied to Charlottesville, Va., bj
motor on Wednesday after a brie:
visit here. Mrs. Eggleston, Jr..
vbo was formerly Loulie Murchi
S0I). and her young son, wer<
mests of her parents, Dr. anc
Mrs. David R Murchison at then
“ome 315 South Third street. Mrs.
K?gleston, Sr., ig spending the
winter in Charlottesville while i ^
Loulie and Purnell are living at j ,
the University of Virginia, where {
Purnell is completing his edu
cation, interrupted by the war.
Friends of Mrs. James F. Rob- ,
ertson will regret to hear .hat she J
is confined to her home, 1806 Prin
cess street with a broken ankle,
the injury occurring last Sunday
at Wrightsville Beach.
News has been received here by
his family that Marsden Bellamy,
Jr., is en route home from over
seas, where he has been on foreign
duty as a Captain in the army
for many months, and will land
in New York the middle of the
week. Mrs. Bellamy expects to
meet her husband in New York
City upon his arrival. During
Marsden’s absence, Jane Bellamy
and their young daughter, Jane
have made their home with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. John A.
Snyder at Harbor Island.
Misses Gertrude and Mary Bell
delightfully entertained a number
of friend sat their home in Ole
ander on Friday night in honor of
the former Miss Sally Speaks
Josey, popular and beautiful bride
of last evening, and Henry C.
Crawford, Jr., of New York city
whose marriage took place at the
First Presbyterian church. The
Bell home was artistically ar
ranged with a profusion of spring
flowers, and delectable refresh
ments were served.
Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Cantwell,
Jr., and little daughter, Carol
Cantwell, will move this week into
their Forest Hills apartment after
an extended stay with Mrs. Cant
well’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray
mond H. Holland at 510 Dock
street. Prior to her marriage Mrs.
Cantwell was Mary Wright Holland
of Wilmington and Dick Cantwell
has very recently returned home
from overseas duty.
Mrs. Henry Conlin, of Fon du
Lac, Wis., nee Miss Madeline Cor
bett of this city, is visiting her
mother, Mrs. M. J. Corbett at her
home 119 South Fourth street.
Mr. and Mrs. George Stearns
have purchased the Harry Stovall,
Jr., home in Oleander which they
are already occupying, after mak
ing their home for a number of
years on Greenville Sound. Mr.
and Mrs. Stovall and two children
are residing temporarily with Mrs.
Stovall’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Emmet P. Crow of Masonboro
Sound. Mr. Stovall returned from
Raleigh last week where he was
affiliated with a Builder’s Supply
Co., and has accepted a position
in Wilmington where he will re
main in future.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Up
church and little daughter with
Mrs. McNeill and young daughter,
of Raeford, returned to their homes
by motor on Friday after spend
ing two days in the city visiting
the gardens and our beaches. Mr.
Upchurch is a brother-in-law of
YW Contributes
Greatly To Women
The Young Women’s Christian
Association’s contribution to the
civic and spiritual life of this com
munity is best proven by its tabu
lated record. During the past nine
•months of operation eight clubs
have held over 129 meetings; eight
classes held 74 meetings; nine
groups under joint auspices had at
tendance of 493 persons. There
were 65 special events with 1159
attending. Outside groups using the
YWCA held 23 meetings.
Individual use of the building in
cluded 3,325 persons using the
lounge; game room, 638; kitchen
used 9,329 times. There were 841
interviews given by the staff and
information was given to 431 per
sons. 125 visitors were recorded
with a record of 3796 incoming
phone calls and 2,761 outgoing calls.
29,944 persons attended 299 meet
ings. 93 volunteers served for 181
Staff members of the YWCA in
cluded; Miss Dorothea MacDowell,
executive director; Mrs. Edna W.
Parker, residence hostess; Miss
Mary N. Rhyne, program director
for young girls and Mrs. D. W.
Galloway, office secretary.
* * *
Mr. And Mrs. White
Will Celebrate 50th
Wedding Anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. D. Thomas White
of Audubon are celebrating their
golden wedding anniversary today
at their borne.
Mrs. D. J. Batdoff of Toledo,
Ohio, and Mrs. E. B. Tack and
daughter, Jane, of Towson, Md.,
are visiting Wilmington to be with
their parents on this occasion.
Robert B. Lewis of Raeford, origi
nally a native of Wilmington.
Lieut. Col. Roger M. Page has
arrived at his home in Oleander
where he will spend his leave
from overseas service with his
wife and daughter. At the expi
ration of this leave, Col. Page will
return to Frankfurt, Germany, ac
companied by Mrs. Page and
Misses Page.
Won’t you please send me your
marvelous receipe for Chocolate
Kossuth Cake, Peggy, which al
ways reminds me of our school
days together in your city when
we would have spent our last cent
for an order of that elegant des
sert. I will reciprocate next week
with any receipe that I have in
my collection of dishes for which
the Cape Fear section is famous.
You have only to name your
With kindest regards, best
wishes, and much love for each
and every one of you. Always,
LT. AND MRS. JACK F. DAUGHERTY—whose marriage
March 23 at 5:30 o’clock at Fifth Avenue Methodist church is a
nounced today. Mrs. Daugherty is the former Helen Vinson, daug
ter of Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Vinson of Mt. Olive.
Misses Bell
Entertains At
Lovely Party
Misses Mary and Gertrude Bell
entertained at their home on Mi
mosa Place in Oleander on Friday
evening at a beautiful party im
mediately following the Crawford
Josey wedding rehearsals.
Spring flowers were used
throughout the home in artistic ar
rangements and around 50 guests
attended including members of the
wedding party) close friends of the
couple and out-of-town guests.
* * *
Lt. and Mrs. Carroll M. Kester
announce the birth of a daughter,
Sheila Burnside, on April 4 at Mar
ion Sprunt annex. Mrs. Kester is
the former Lilly Roth-well. Lt. Kes
ter is en route home from the Pa
cific Occupation Zone.
Hattie E. Bass,
J. H. Ulmer Engaged
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie G. Bass a
nounce the engagement of the
daughter, Hattie Elizabeth, to Jol
Henry Ulmer, son of Mrs. Ce;
A. Ulmer ana the late Mr. Ulmi
of this city.
The wedding will take place
* * *
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Business Women's
Club Holds Meet
Ruth H aphrey presided at the
regular rrK.-eting of the Wilmington
Business and Professional Women’s
ciub, Inc held Friday night in the
Friendly dining room.
At the beginning of the meeting,*
the devotional services were led by i
Helen Dctson, followed by the
leading of the club collect and the
flag saline.
Virginia Ward, International Re
lationship committee chairman,
was in charge of the program en
titled, ‘Atomic Age Dinner.” The
program was carried out in the
form of a table or group discus
sion, with six at each table. During
imner, the atomic age and its ef
fects upon Us ar.d upon nations as
i whole, was .fully discussed, with
a discussioon leader at each table,
who. at he conclusion of the dis
cussion, gave the trend of the dis
cussion at her table to the other
tables and their discussion leaders.
After the conclusion of the pro
gram, Mrs. Charles B. Newcomb
spoke briefly in behalf of the Amer
ican Cancer Control drive and urg
ed the support of the community
in the cause.
During the business meeting, the
club voted to cooperate with the
Junior Strosis by contributing to
the maintenance and the support
of the nursery school in the Nesbitt
Court housing project, indorsed the
Holy Family Hospital campaign,
ar.d voted to cooperate with the
Rotary club in the contribution of
a gift characteristic of our own
city to Wilmington, Essex, Eng
Two new members. Virginia
Blanchard, and Gertrude Hunter
were voted into the membership of
the club.
Guest ot the evening were: Mrs.
Vernie Pearsall, Mrs. J. D Free
man, Mieses Sarah Guthrie, Mil
dred Johnston, and Elizabeth
F each.
The cuckoo not only lays its eggs
in other birds' nests, but also
‘carries off other bird's eggs and
‘devours them.
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