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Attract Hundreds Of #D. C/ Tar Heels By .1 I'Ll A McNINCH SLEAR Last week end was such a whit! that we are just now finding time t0 write about it. Slightly on the rusty side since Lent, the Canital’j social calendar is back again in it's pre-war groove and is spinning the afterglow of an Easter —the most perfect within the memory of our oldest Washington-North Carolinian.Th ere was the tradition al' sunrir.se service at Arlington, X;,; Heels and their visitors, by the score, climbing out at the crack o' dawn to participate. Ana (here was the gala Easter parade _the first real one in six years— ■hat got off to an early start and gave Washington the appearance 0f an overturned Easter basket, as the throngs in flowers, furs and fin ery sauntered down the bright sun drenched avenues of the town. There were services, too, in the hospitals with William B. Guyer Phm. 3-c, John R. Ellington, Phm. 3-c and dozens of other young Naval chaps taking part at the Parks Douglas, Luther Hoyle and others assisting in the impressive Walter Reed Easter program. Miss Clara Littman, Goldsboro, who has been a guest at the Wi 1 aru hotel during the Easter holi days, and Mrs. John B. Hull, Char lotte, who is visiting her parents Maj. and Mrs. Henry S. Saylor on Kr.ngle Road, prior to joning Capt. Hull, who is on duty at the Univer sity of Minnesota, were among the gay promenaders. Also enjoying the colorful parade were Mr. and Mrs. Bernett Gerrison, her father, j. Luther Snyder, and the two lads, Lee and Snyder Garrison, who came up for the holidays. Around noon the Assistant Attor ney General and Mrs. Lamar Gaud le made their way through the fashionable folk moving down Con necticut! to Georgetown where they were guests at the Traditional Eas ter Breakfast given by Mrs. Evalyn Walsh at her very interesting home, "Friendsh.p”. Mrs. McLean, fam ous hostess, that she is, draws her I guests from the very well-known each having some real claim to fame, and particularly was the true last Sunday when falling into the Easter parade that led to her home were Miss Margaret Truman, Miss Reathel Odum and several others from the White House. Mem bers of the Supreme circle were present and from the Cabinet came the Secretary of the Treasury and Mrs. Fred Vinson, the Attorney General and Mrs. Tom Clark, Top ranking diplomats on hand includ ed the French Ambassador and Mme. Bonnett, the Brazilian Am bassador and Senhora Martins and the Ir sh Minister and Mrs. Ben nan. Indeed, prominent persons were gathered. Special feature of the compass. Special feature guets were the noted party-giver, Elsa Maxwell, and Dr. Esther Richards Still others in the inter esting assemblage were Senator and Mrs. John L. McClellan, and Senator and Mrs. J. William Ful bright, who are entertaining for them at cocktails next week, and also. Senator and Mrs. Olin John son from our neighboring state, and Justice and Mrs. Justin Miller. N. C. Parties North Carolina parties are Lke T°£°ody else s- That Mr- and Mrs J.E.S. Thorpe proved last Satur day afternoon late when they en tertained at one of the most en joyable party — preludes recorded in the Capital. The affair to which the ofifcers and Board of Govern ors of the North Carolina Society and other prominent Tar Heels were invited was primarily in honor of the Society’s distinguish ed visitors. The Governor of North Carolina and Mrs. Cherry, and the former Ambassador to Mexico, Josephus Daniels. Spring blossoms and bowls of brightly colored Eas ter eggs had been placed about the Thorpe apartment in the Carlton hotel, and tall tapers gave a soft light in the long room where the guests gathered. Early arrivals at the Thorpe’s were Mr. and Mrs. Arthur C. Jones of Farmville Then came the Undersecretary of War and his wife, Mrs. Kenneth C. Royall, accompanied by General Albert . Cox, whose wife is recup erating from one of these too-pre valent spring colds. The Governor and Mrs. Cherry who were honor guests at separate luncheons on arrival that rlav. ra.mp in wiih Mr. and Mrs. Fred Morrison, and gave zest to the party with their vivid personalities. The Ambas sador stayed long enough to greet every one and then was off for an other conference with the editorial group, which accounted for his visit to Washington at this time. Later however, he joined the group on route to the Shoreham where they were dinner guests in the Blue Room before the chief program of the evening — the reception and dance. But back to Jack and Olivia Thorpe’s cocktail hour. Others dropping by were Representative A. L. Bulwinkle and Representa tive and Mrs. Sam Erwin, Mr. and Mrs. A. D. MacFayden, Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Winston, assistant Attorney General and Mrs. T. Lamar Caudle, Mrs. Macie Lowe, Mr. and Mrs. Grady Hodricks, Mr. and Mrs. Hall, Mrs. Mary Colvin Murphy, and Mrs. Selma Moore and North Carolina’s National De mocratic Committeewoman, Miss Beatrice Cobb. Also invited were Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. MacNeill, Mr. and Mrs. Parks Crater, Mrs. Annie L. Chisholm, Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Bagley, Judge and Mrs. Newman A. Townsend and a num ber of others. Mr. and Mrs. Thorpe were assisted by John K. Slear, president of the Society and his wife, Mrs. Slear. Governor Cherry More than 1,500 Tar Heels and their friends greeted the State’s Chief Executive and his wife at the reception and dance later in the evening. To name a few, there were Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Newman, Mrs. Joel D. Whitaker and her daughter, Miss Helen Whitaker, Miss Olga Lenz, David Jernigan, Miss Sara Bauman, Miss Freda Marshall, Miss Mary Lou Btuner, Walter P. Gray, Charles Warsham, George T. Jenkins, Miss Alice M. Smith, Paul Fouchia, Charles Gain er, Miss Janie Williams, Miss Frances Medlin, Miss Nina Gilker son, Miss Virginia Bridges, and Miss Ruth Hudgins of Raleigh, Gordon and Mrs. Grant of Wil mington, Mrs. Luther E. Smith, Miss Lillian Williams, Miss Mae Lewis, Miss Libby McIntosh, Miss Catherine Downey, R. A. Brady, Mrs. Bettie Hunter, W. S. Bettie, Miss Pauline Schaffner, Jerry Dos ter, Miss Marjorie Kelly, Carl Lud wig, Mrs. Celeste D. Cox, O. C. Dexter, Mr. and Mrs. Scott Noble, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Wohi, Miss Edith Long, Mrs. Vera McNeill, Mr. Peter Valaer, Miss Marie de Novens, Arthur L. Brown, Jr., Au drey K. Ruddock, Miss Judy Smith, Miss Virginia Hughes, Miss Sarah L. Peoples, Miss Bertha Conrad, Miss Bonnie Grimes, Miss Faye Thorpe, Miss Oleta Brame, Miss Winona Thurston, Jack Hampton, Miss Carolyn Sawyer, Robert Fra zier, Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Offen bacher, Miss Ann Hunt, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Brookbank, Miss Helen V. Jones, Miss Agnes Mitchell, Ralph Hunnett, Bob L. Snyder, Miss Betty Snider, Cpl William E. Hunter, Fayetteville, Mrs. J. C. Doster, Red Springs, Mrs. W. L. Umpstead, Miss Mildred Parker, John F. Read, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Blanchard, Mrs. F. C. Mann, and her son, Lieut. F. C. Mann of Cha tham county, John Kennedy, Cecil Lopton, R. C. Willis, Herbert Lme berger, Leonard Parker, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Hunter and Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Halstead. Mrs. E. H. Jones of Farmville who was the guest during the Eas ter holidays of her son and daugh ter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Jones of Silver Springs, returned home Friday. She was accompan ied to North Carolina by Mr. and Mrs. Jones and her grand daugh ter, Miss Janelle Jones and also by Robert Windham, who came up to spend the extended Easter holi day with friends. When strawberries begin to ripen, . ... ini’hi n i mi mi 11 n 11 Mrs. Wade Atkinson gets home sick from North Carolina — and come tomorrow she will be off for the Atkinson Mill Farm in Selma. Mrs. Atkinson is returning home after a sojourn of several months in Washington. iiiiiiiiiiiliiiiiiiiiiimiiitiimimiilimili BELIEVE IT OR NOT SAVE GET ACQUAINTED OFFER $1.50 This ad and $3.50 entitles you TO ONE SPECIAL CREAM OIL PERMANENT WAVE May 1st through May 15th MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT NOW Experienced Operators—Quality Workmanship Shampoo and Finger Wave 75c Permanents $5.00 to $20.00 AUDUBON BEAUTY SHOP 302 Audubon Blvd. Phone 7792 Diamond Bridal . __ -A Duo; richly beaded JSyy.SD mountings. Beth . “It I Diamond Bridal En semble; beautifully engraved. Both . . . $5950 Terms If You Desire 2 - diamond Bridal 6-diamond Bridal Set; 6-diamond Bridal Duo; Duette; very distinctive. richly carved. Bath rings exquisitely fashioned. B°>h rings . $££00 $£050 Both . . . $0 JSO -——— MRS. JEFF P. ROYDER, JR. — of San Angelo, Texas, who prior to her marriage on April 17 at the Church of the Redeemer in Biloxi, Miss., was Miss Eliza Yonge Wootten, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. Y. Wootten of Wilmington. Lt. Royder is now stationed at Good fellow Field at San Angelo. Miss Kiiiv Bass, Bride-Elect, Is Honored At Party Miss Kitty Bass, whose marriage to Jack Ulmer will take place June 8, was entertained by Mrs. J. G Carter of 206 South 16th streel Wednesday evening. The Elk’s Temple was the scene of the lovely party in which the hostess room was decorated with ■delicate shades of vari - colorec flowers and burning tapers were used throughout the rooms. The hostess presented the bride elect with a beautiful corsage ol white carnations and delphinium. During the evening bridge was played progressively with prizes being awarded to: Mrs. Frank Ar wood, Mrs. Rasty Woodard, Mrs Edith Ulmer, Mrs. W. M. Morse and Miss Delores Farrow. At the conclusion of bridge the honoree was showered with manj useful gifts after which delicious refreshments were served. Guests enjoying the occasior were: Miss Bass, honoree; Miss Delores Farrow, Mrs. Frank Ar wood, Mrs. D. C. Clements, Mrs, W. M. Mansfield, Mrs. Lewis Dar dan, Mrs. Rasty Woodard, Mrs. H. C. Byrd, Mrs. G. S. Truelove, Mrs, Curtis Hewlett, Mrs. William Ul mer, Mrs James King, Mrs. Edith Ulmer, Mrs. W. M. Morse, Mrs. W. L. Barnes, Mrs. Leslie Bass, Mrs. C. D. Gore. Mrs. L. L. Wil liams, Mrs. R. B. Roebuck, Mrs. E. D. George and Miss Odell George. Miss Paula Ganey, June Bride-Elect, Honored Ai Shower Miss Paula Ganey, whose marri age to Thomas Wesley Sneeden will take place at the First Bap tist church on Saturday, June 1, was honored on Thursday evening at 7 o’clock when Mrs. Edgar L. Yow and Miss Flora Rivenbark entertained at their home, 16 North Eighth street. The bride's table, laid with a lace cloth held a centerpiece of white and pink peonies flanked by burning tapers in crystal candel abra and a two tiered bride’s cake topped with a miniature bridal couple. During the evening the honoree was showered with a number of attractive gifts in linen, she was also presented a corsage of pink roses by the hostesses. Around 40 guests were invited. » * • Henderson-Cameron Invilalions Issued ■-. I Invitations have been issued in the city for the wedding of Miss Swanna Elizabeth Henderson and Daniel David Cameron. They read: Mr. and Mrs. William Herman Henderson request the honour of your presence at the marriage of their daughter Swanna Elizabeth to Mr. Daniel David Cameron on Saturday, the eleventh of May at eight o’clock in the evening First Presbyterian Church Wilmington, North Carolina * * * Mr. And Mrs. Cameron Will Entertain Today The first in a series of pre nuptial parties honoring Miss Bec j ty Henderson whose marriage to Dan Cameron will take place on ! Saturday, May 11, at. the .First | Presbyterian church,will begin to day when Mr. and Mrs. Bruce B. | Cameron, Jr., will entertain in honor of Miss Henderson and Mr. 'Cameron at 5:30 o’clock. | The guest list will include 150 ’ friends and members of the bridal ' party. * * * Thelma Elizabeth Rowe, Jesse Rowe Are Married BRIDGETON, April 27 — Miss : Thelma Elizabeth Rowe and Jesse j Vernon Rowe, both of Bridgeton, were married Saturday afternoon, April 13, at the home of the offici ating minister, the Rev. B. F. Ring gold, in Bridgeton. Mr. Rowe has recenlty returned home after serv ing three years in the army, part ! of which time was spent in China i and Burma. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Andrew Rowe of Bridgeton announce the engagement of their daughter, Bet i ty, to Cecil Webster Harrison, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Harrison of New Bern. * * * BIRTH ANNOUNCED Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edwin Merritt announce the birth of a daughter, Carole Elaine, April 19, at Marion Sprunt annex. 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Games were played and refresh ments were served to the following guests: Patsy Teachey, honoree; Jean Blake, Ken Ezzell, Leslie Wheeler, Patsy Baker, Peggy Watts, Diana Teachey, Jerry Blake, Shirley Bul lock, Ronald Teachey, Neal Bul lock, Richard Hodges, Linda Sharp, Guy Sharp, Kenneth Hodges, Linda Ward, Johnnie Baker, Ron nie Blake, Donnie Blake, and Mar tha Ward. Prizes were awarded to Shirley Bullock and Kenneth Hodges. 1 «^xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx\\X\\\X>K\,WV^ There is no finer gift than this beautijul new 19-jewel Lady Elgin. \A/artime graduates may have had to wait for the traditional gift of an Elgin. But now' they and the class of ’46 can have the masterpiece of American watch making ... a beautiful, star, timed Elgin. 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