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MABEL ROGERS, Society Editor_PHONE 2-3311
Shower Party
Honors Local
Miss Betty Canady, whose mar
riage to Walter R. Clifton will take
place on May 5, was honored re
cently at a party and shower given
by Mrs. William Funderburg and
Miss Bunny Davis at the home oi
Mrs. Funderburg on Pender ave
nue. Guests were invited for i
Miss Canady was presented with
a corsage of pink roses and Mrs.
Harold Fergus, a recent bride,
was also honored with a corsage.
During the evening, games were
enjoyed. Prizes were awarded to
Mrs. William Mutrell, Mrs. Lu
cian Clifton, and Miss Dorothy
Romeo. Following the games, Miss
Canady, Miss Dot Lyles, Miss
of linen. Mrs. Fergus was also
given a gift of linen. Delicious
refreshments were served.
Guests included; Miss Betty Ca
nady, honoree, Mrs. P. L. Canady,
Mrs. Lucian Clifton, Miss Anne
C-naday, M!ss Dot Lyles, Miss
Ruth Geddy, Miss Dorothy Romeo,
Mrs. William Murrell, Mrs. Har
old Fergus, Mrs. William Funder
burg, and Miss Bunny Davis.
Buying Public Is Now
“Economy” Conscious
The average American household
stretches pocketbooks for added sav
ings by buying big sizes in most every
thing and it works the same way when
you buy the 100 tablet size of St. Joseph
Aspirin for 35c as you get nearly 3 tab
lets for lc. For handy pocket use, re
member world famous 12 tablet pack
age for 10c. None finer, faster or more
economical The choice of millions. Al
ways demand pure St. Joseph Aspirin.
Local Alumnae
4 Meets With
Mrs. H. V. Norris
The local alumnae of Sacred
Heart college at Belmont met Mon
day evening at the home of the
local president, Mrs. H. V. Norris,
305 North Fourth street. Mrs.
Norris was the first student to
enroll in this college when it was
organized in 1893.
The principal discussion of the
evening was the expansion pro
gram which was led by Mrs. James
J. Allen of Wilmington, local ex
pansion chairman. She stated
that the present facilities must
be increased. Alumnae day will
be observed by the college on
June 1 on the campus of the col
lege with several delegates from
Wilmington attending. The local
association has a membership of
around 30 former students. An an
nouncement was made of ^he Ba"
| tional alumnae meeting to be held
in Detroit on August 20.
Officers of the local association
are: Mrs. Norris, president; Miss
Mary Sheehan, first vice presi
dent; Mrs. Katherine Brown,
second vice president; and Miss
Patricia Anderson, treasurer, and
Miss Betty Jane Trulove, secre
tary, who incidentally graduated
from the college 50 years to the
day of the enrollment of its first
student, Mrs. Norris. _
A booklet eontoininB the opinion* of foJ
nou* doctor* on this interetting tubied
will be tent FREE, while they lo*t, to ony
reader writing to the Educational Division#.
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Mary Lyon
Honored At
Crystal Shower
Miss Bette Benson was hostess
at a lovely Crystal 'Shower at her
home, Thursday evening, honoring
Mary Doris Lyon, whose marriage
to Robert B. McKenzie took place
in the Chapel of the First Pres
byterian Church Saturday, April
27, at 5:00 p. m.
Upon the arrival of the honoree,
she was presented a corsage of
white caranations. The lower floor
was decorated with sweet peas
and roses, interspersed with tall
burning tapers in crystal candle
labras. ,
After presenting the honoree with
crystal in her chosen pattern, the
guest’s assembled in the dining
room where the brides table was
laid with a lace cloth centered
with the traditional bride’s cake.
After the cutting of the cake, ice
cream in wedding molds was ser
ved to the guests.
Enjoying the occasion with the
honoree and hostess were Mrs.
Karl V. Lyon, Mrs. Archie Rober
son, Mrs. R. Conner, Mars. Harry
Gilliard, and Mrs. Larry Hirsh,
Miss Bette Grant, Miss Jesse
Byers, Miss Manette Dixon, Miss
Christine Fulford, Miss Margaret
Lyon, and Miss Easter Gay.
Out-of-town guests include Miss
Dorthy Williamson and Miss Mary
Elizabeth Johnson.
Club Clock
The Dorcas Society of St.
Paul’s Lutheran church will
hold the monthly meeting on
Thursday afternoon at 4
o’clock in the parish house,
Sixth and Princess street.
The Ladies auxiliary to the
Brotherhood of Railroad Train
men will meet Thursday after
noon at 3:30 o’clock at the
Junior Order Hail.
The Co-Ed class of the First
Baptist church will meet Fri
day night at 8 o’clock at the
church. Miss Maude Webber
will be guest speaker of the
The WSCS of Grace Metho
dist church will hold the regu
lar meeting at the church
today as follows: Spritu
a) Life group 11 a.m., circle
meeting 11:30 a.m., business
12 o’clock, luncheon at 1:15 p.
m., with circle 5 as hostess.
A meeting of the “Y” moth
ers will be held this afternpon
at 4 o’clock at the YMCA.
The Colonial Village Mothers
club will meet tonight at 8:30
o’clock in the home of Mrs.
J. H. Erwin3C324 Colonial
The Philathea class of First
Baptist church will meet Thurs
day night, 8 o’clock, in the
home of Mrs. Percy R. Hall,
309 Northern boulevard, Sunset
The past matrons and pa
trons club of Goldenrod chap
ter, Order of Eastern Star, will
meet Friday night at 8 o’clock
in the home of Mrs. W. H. Mc
Clain, 119 Kenwood avenue.
The Georgia Barton class of
Temple Baptist church will
meet Thursday evening at 8
o’clock at the home of Mrs.
A. B. Bradshaw, 229 Kenwood
avenue. Members are request
ed to meet at 'the church at
7:30 o’clock.
A meeting of the Past Noble
Grands club of Letitia Rebe
kah lodge, No. 3, IOOF will be
held Thursday evening at 8
o’clock at the home of Miss
Mabel Silva, 814 North Fifth
Mr. and Mrs. Graham H. Peter
son of 43 Terrace Walk, Lake
Forest, announce the birth of a
son, Graham Howard, Jr., on April
29 at Marjpn Sprunt annex.
Fight Asthma
Mucus Coughs
Do you couch and cough, especially morn
ings and at night? At times do you feel like
you were tearing yourself to pieces tryingto
cet rid of strangling mucus and still you
choke, gasp for breath, wheeze and rattle
and often can't sleep? Whether you know
It or not, the cause of these devitalizing
symptoms may be recurring attacks ofBrjm
ehlsl Asthma. In such esses, the very first
dote of Mendaeo, a physician's P,re'«“^1i^
usually goes right to work thru tho Wooa
helping relax that elogged up stuffy
in the bronchial tubes, then helps
loosen and remove thick, *‘r’lhn*jr feufyour
This helps you get «oodf reshalr lnjoyu _
lungs and promotes restful rieep. whi“ ,nd
natural aid to greater energy. Tltywa^
enjoyment of life. Mendaoo Is not a |j“leU
Injection or spray, but Is In tasteless ^
which you take exactly sceordmgto «u»P£
directions at weals, with toe dlh ererj
standing that M»da» must sstwymcT ^
way or your moneybsck l«p»»„d
return of empty package. Don i co ^
for Mendaeo today.
Miss Elsie Earle Orrell
Weds Charles V. Tilson, Jr.
The wedding of Miss Elsie Earle
Orrell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
2arl Orrell of Winter Park, and
Charles Vincent Tilson. Jr., son
of Mr. anu Mrs. Charles V. Tilson
of Lincolnton, was solemnized in
a double ring ceremony on Sunday
afternoon at 4 o’clock at the home
of the bride in Winter Park.
The marriage was performed by
the Rev. J. A. Neilson, pastor of
the Baptist orphanage at Thomas
ville. The ceremony was solemniz
ed before an improvised altar in
the living room banked with south
ern smilax and centered with a
large arrangement of Easter lilies,
calla lilies, peonies and baby
breath while on each side candles
burned in seven-branched candela
bra. Prior to and during the cere
mony a program of nuptial music
was presented by Miss Connie
Porter, cousin of the bride. Her
selections included “To A Wild
Rose,” “Venetian Love Song” and
the traditional wedding marches
by Wagner and Mendelssohn. Miss
Jane Hobbs, student at Flora Mac
donald college, Red Springs, sang
“O Promise Me” and “I Love You
The bride had as her only at
tendant her sister, Mrs. Robert
Glenn Morton. Mrs. Morton wore
a lovely gown of soft blue crepe
and carried an arm bouquet of
pink snapdragons and blue del
phinium tied with pink ribbon and
wore a hair arrangement of the
same flowers.
rne DriaeglUUIIl was auc.iucu wj
his brother, Jerry Tilson of Lin
colnton, as best man and the usher
was Robert Glenn Morton, broth
er-in-law of the bride.
Miss Orreli entered the room on
the arm of her father by whom
she was given in marriage. She
wore a light weight wool suit of
canary yellow with British tan
accessories, a small tan hat on
the back of her hair which was
trimmed at both sides with small
clusters of yellow flowers. She j
carried an arm bouquet of pastel
color gerberas tied with pale green
satin. She wore a cameo necklace,
gift of the bridegroom, and car
ried a lace handkerchief which
was carried by her maternal
grandmother on her wedding day.
Mrs. Orreil, mother of the bride,
wore a black and white marqui
sette gown and a corsage of white
carnations while Mrs. Tilson, moth
er of the bridegroom, wore a black
and pink sheer gown with a cor
sage of pink carnations.
Immediately following the cere
mony a reception was held. The
house was attractively decorated
throughout with mixed summer
flowers and in the dining room the
bride’s table, laid with a linen and
lace cloth, held a three-tiered
bride’s cake topped with a
miniature bride and bridegroom,
flanked by two low crystal bowls
filled with white stock and baby
breath with white candles in two
branched candelabra. During the
afternoon refreshments were serv
ed by Mis Frances Tilson, sister
of the bridegroom, Miss Betsy
Middleton, Miss Frances Heidt
and Miss Betty Smith. Miss Martha
Johnson presided over the bride’s
book and Mrs. L. N. Porter, aunt
of the bride greeted the guests.
Mrs. Ann D Orrell, aunt of the
bridegroom, served the wedding
Following the reception the cou
ple left for a short trip to Charles
ton, S. C., after which they will
return to Wrightsville Beach where
they will spend three months later
going to Charlotte where Mr. Til
son is a teacher and coach in the
Charlotte city schools.
Mrs. Tilson is a grauuaie ui
New Hanovei High school and has
been employed in the Transporta
tion department of the Atlantic
Coast Line railroad since gradua
tion. Mr. Tilson, a former first
lieutenant in the para-troopers was
an instructor for four years at
Fort Benning. Ga. He is a graduate
of Guilfoid college and taught in
the Charlotte city schools prior to
entering service.
Among those from out-of-town
here for the wedding were: Mr.
and Mrs. Charles V. Tilson of Lin
colnton, parents of the bridegroom,
Miss Frances Tilson and Jerry
Tilson, sister and brother of the
bridegroom, of Lincolnton. Miss
Elsie Riddick of Raleigh, Mr. and
Mrs. Pau, Hofler of Gatesville.
Miss Jane Hobbs, of Flora Mac
donald college and Wilmington,
Miss Ella Mae Drinkard of Lynch
burg, Va., Miss Martha Johnson,
student at Chapel Hill, and Henry
Garren, of Hendersonville and
Chapel Hill.
Among those who honored the
bride were Mrs. Ann D. Orrell,
Mrs. L. W. Porter, Mrs. R. G.
North, Miss Connie Porter, and
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Glenn Mor
On Saturday evening immediate
ly following the wedding rehearsals
Mr. and Mrs. Morton entertained
at a dinner party for the wedding
party and out-of-town guests at St.
John’s Tavern.
Wilmington YWCA Cooperates
In Food Drive To Europeans
The Wilmington YWCA, as a
part of the national YWCA, is co
operating with 24 other national
agencies to send food to Europe,
according to Miss Dorothea Mc
Dowell, local executive secretary.
Food packages will be sent to
Poland, France, the Netherlands,
Italy, Finland, Czechoslovakia and
Norway, where they are received
duty free.
Each package will weigh 49
pounds and will contain carefully
selected foodstuffs and other need
ed supplies, such as canned meats,
cereals, evaporated milk, butter,
cheese, fruit jams, sugar, candy,
paper towels and soap.
For $15, individuals and groups
may send such a package to any
person in the countries named. Re
mittances must be accompanied
by an application form which may
be secured from the YWCA or
directly from CARE, 50 Broad
street, New York 4, New York.
Miss Dowell invites all who de
sire to lend a hand to the persons
in war torn countries and help
to overcome the obstacles which
nave kept such expressions of good
will to individuals and groups in
Europe and Asia, to drop by the
“Y” and get a Food Remittance
With the first day of May here,
the Teen-age groups are beginn
ing to think in terms of the annual
“Spring Festival” with a tentitive
date set for May 23. One of the
first candidates to be reported for
the title of May Queen is Nancy
Greer when she was elected to
represent Lake Forest in the fes
tival during the weekly meeting
and dance of the Teen-Age club
of Lake Forest Friday night. Other
candidates on the election chart
for the hornor included Jane,
Audrey Everett and Peggy Nigh.
Friday night will truely be Wil
.Speaking of dances, this
rmngion s nigra at me >|
dance at Camp Lejeune when 150 |
local lassies are expected to at
tend the dance. The Wilmington
girls will be the only hotesses
present to trip the lights fantastic
v/ith the gallant Marines. So girls,
grap your formals and let's dance
to the tune of Jack Aley and his
orchestra. But, be sure and con
tact your senior hostess either at
the USO, YMCA, or recreation
department and get your name
on the list so you can attend.
All Kentucky officials, before as
suming their duties, must take an
oath that they “have not fought a
duel with deadly weapons, nor sent
or accepted a challenge to fight a
duel, nor aided or assisted any per
son so offending.
Rift JAR °f moroune
Minor Skin Irritations
on you and baby, too. I
A --~ *1
Don't be late, the buses will leave
as usual behind City hall at 6:30
p, m.Girl Reserves over at
the YWCA are like busy bees
think week as they are collecting
canned foods for weary Europe.
This week is their week to help
so let's give a can or two when
they knock at the door.
Understand the “art” class at the
YWCA have two exceptionally good
instructors in charge of the class,
so, if you are art minded come
on out to the “Y” tonight at 8
o’clock and work with Miss Emma
Lossen, art teacher at New Hanover
hight school, Mrs. Barbee Taylor,
who specializes in commericial art.
Mrs. C. Monroe Shigley, and
children, of Freeport, Texas, are
spending some time with Mrs.
Shigley’s mother, Mrs. B. R
Graham at her home on South
Fifth street. Mrs. Shigley is the
former Mary Graham of this city.
» * *
Mrs. Billy Bruce of Columbia,
S. C., arrived the latter part of
last week, for a visit of several
weeks with her mother, Mrs. W.
P. Emerson and aunt, Miss Sue
McQueen at their home on South
Front street.
* * *
Geraldine Garris, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Garris of
Goldsboro, will give a junior re
cital there April 30 Miss Garris,
who is a lyric soprano and pianist,
was recently elected president of
her choir and has served on social
committees and the Student Christ
ian association cabinet. Mr. Garris
is credit manager of Causey’s auto
service in Wilmington.
» * *
Friends of Mrs. C. D. Rivenbark
will be glad to l'-arn that she has
returned to her home after under
going a major operation in James
Walker Memorial hospital.
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Case, Jr.,
have returned to their home in
Aberdeen, Md., after visiting with
their parents, Mr and Mrs. C. B.
Case. Sr., and Mi. and Mrs. C.
D. Rivenbark.
* * *
Mrs. R. N. Northrop was enter
tained informally at a birthday
I party yesterday afternoon by the
USO staff at the club. Mrs. North
j rop is the senior hostess at the
service club.
* * *
Mrs. R. F. Hone has returned
to her home in Winter Park after
representing Winter Park PTA at
a three-day PTA convention in
# # *
Miss Lucy Bacon of Brookline,
Mass., is visiting her sister, Mrs.
W. B. McKay, 402 South' Third
/Tom Sawyer' To Relive
In Wrighlsboro Play

“Tom Sawyer," an operetta in
three acts will be presented at the
| Wrightsboro school Friday eve
ning at 8 o’clock, under the direc
; tion of Miss Johanna Duls. The
I operetta is based on Mark Twain’s
ever popular story of Tom Sawyer,
who is full cf pranks, and who has
many exciting adventures with his
pals. The cast of characters in
Tom Sawyer — Edgar Merritt;
Huck Finn — Harold Moore; Joe
Harper—H. F. Sherman; Aunt Pol
ly—Jean Buis; Mary—Alice Bul
jlard; Becky Thacher—Bernice Jor
dan; Amy Lawrence — Lynn Cor
! bett; Injun Joe—Bobby. Seitter;
I Sid—James Whitfield; Jim (color
! ed boy)—Clifton Foy; Ben Rogers
—Carlton Newton; Billy Fischer—
Alton Yopp. Johnny Miller—Dick
Webb; Alfred Temple—Andy Var
go; Rev Walters—Tommy Swart;
Judge Thatcher—Harold Oslen; Dr.
Robinson—Bobby Swart; Pard —
Clarence Kerr; Widow Douglas —
Joanna Corbett; Maid — Eleanor
Herring; Muff Potter—Larry Bar
nes; Gracie — Mary Ann Tilden;
Sally—Betty Lou Cayton; Susie —
Carol Buck. Old Man’ Cho.—John
Galog, David Seitter, Jerry Yopp,
Ray Johnson, Harold Stallings;
Skeleton Dance—Mary Cox, Wanda
Withers, Hilda Merritt, Carol Foun
tain, Hazel Swart; Sunflower Dance
—Edna Pope, Jeanette Yopp, Cor
nelia Larkins, Marie Swart, Nancy
Bonner, Alice Braak, Charlotte
Wroten, Roma McDougal; Mothers
—Barbara Padgett, Faye Moore,
Mary Wright,
There will be a small admission
and the public is invited.
The “four-eyed fish” of Central
and South America has eyes which
are divided into parts by a
t black horizontal band. The upper
part of the eye is used for vision in
air and the lower part for vision in
In taste, sake, the national bev
erage of Japan, resembles ma
deira or sherry wine. It is made
from fermented rice.
Beckler Gold Coins
(Any Denomination)
Wrile To Box "LBP"
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Cape Fear Garden Club Wins
Ribbon Award At Convention
rhe Cape Fear club of Wilmington
was tonight awarded the prize
ribbon for the best printed year
book with second prize for the na
ture study club of High Point, hon
orable mention, during the two
day conference of Nonh Carolina
Garden clubs being held here.
Mrs. Bryan Eolich of Durham
was elected today as third vice
president of the Garden Club of
North Carolina the new office be
ing added to aid committees and
chapters with programs. Asheville
was chosen for the next annual con
Mrs. George W. Little, of Wades
boro, was elected recording secre
tary, succeeding Mrs. A. Wray
White of Raleigh, nad Mrs. Adrian
L,. Shuford cf Conover was elected
treasurer to succeed Mrs. James
Adderton of Lexington.
For a new district provided by
organization vote Mrs. E. V. Boat
wright of Reidsviile was named dis
trict director. Other new district
directors installed tonight were
Mrs. George Alee of New Bern
and Mrs. M K. Young of Greens
Elected on next year nominating
committee were Mrs. Wesley Tay
lor of Greensboro, chairman; Mrs.
J. R. Bennet. of Rocky Mount, Mrs.
J. F. Hayden of High Point, Mrs.
R. N. Simms of Raleigh, and Mrs.
W. T. Culpepper of Elizabeth City.
Resolutions adopted unanimously
upon recommendation of Mrs. R.
L. McMillan of Raleigh, legislative
chairman, approved stronger traf
fic courts anc enforcement of traf
fic laws, food conservation, sound
conservation practices through the
state, and use of living memorials
with requests that every county
establish World War Memorial
parks. A state Narcissus show
will be held next spring it was
voted. The club publication North
Carolina Gardner was adopted as
the next years chief project.
Reports at the concluding busi
ness session today were given by
Mrs. P. P. McCain of Sanatorium,
Acid Indigestion
Relieved in 5 minutes or
double your money back
When excess stomach acid causes painful, aiiffocit
tog- gtfs, aour etomach and heartburn, doctora usually
prescribe the fastest-acting medicines known for
symptomatic relief—medicines like those in Bell-ans
Tablets. No laxative. Bell-am brings comfort in a
jiffy or double your money back on return of bottle
to us. 25c at all druggists.
(duo to oxtornal causa)
Zemu — a Doctor’s invisible liquid —
promptly relieves itch of simple skin
rash. It also aids healing. ^r>aa a
All drugstores. In 3 sizes. alLllI W
- V Get after those SjHrtS
t/evn ■ keep clothes as spot
|\EEr I free as possible. Be
■ in ■ member Mufti quickly
UK ■ removes many spots
Y|J AT ■ from clothing made of
I a variety of materials.
bid chairman; Mrs. Faison r-■
son of Goldsboro, treasurer- -
Sebron Royal of Clinton, wild
ers; Mrs. Sam Clark of Tam" ",
conservation; Mrs. Roy H
of Chapel Hill, garden pilg
and visiting gardens; Mr,
beth Lawrence of Raleigh- hi "
culture; Mrs. J. B. Sidbur’y of* w-u
mington, historian; Mrs. H w
D°ub of Aberdeen, convf tion
chairman; and also chairman -or
Junior Garden clubs; Mrs. Rim, ,
Duffy of Ne-.v Bern, life me-rw
ship; Mrs. V. J. Harris of H
Point, programs; Mrs. Fred B
lett of High Point, members;;:-,"
Mrs. Simms, publicity who an'
nounced that North Carolina -,v0a"
the annual national publics
prize; Mrs. Charles Connon 0f
Concord, restoration; Mrs. \i- ..
ion Wyatt of Raleigh, roadside
beautification; Kirs. E. L. Lav.
field of Raleigh, garden school
Mrs. Sherwood Forrest of Rich
Point, botanical map Mr.-. R. j,
Pearse of Raleign, dogwood week;
and Mrs. Adderton budget.
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or drug counters.
From the kitchens of Blue Plote Foods
Two suggestions
for a quick luncheon
Pork Chops New Orleans
Blue Plate Iced Tea
Poi-k Chops New Orleans
Dip chops in flour seasoned with
salt and pepper, then in slightly
beaten egg, and last, dip in fine
crumbs. Fry in hot fat in skillet
until brown. Serve with Blue
Plate Remoulade Sauce.
(Remoulade Sauce is the famous sauce used in New Orleans’
restaurants— now brought to you ready-to-serve by Blue
Plate—a delightful addition to seafoods and cold meats.)
For Iced Tea—
enjoy the
A blend of the finest Orange Pekoe Teas

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