MISS PETT1E HAMILTON SPRUNT—of Winston-Salem, whose
encasement to Ray Augustus Morris of RVtherfordton is announced
Jay' b.v her parents. Dr. and Mrs. William H. Sprunt of Winston
Salem. Mr. Morris is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Augustus Lee Morris.
Tr.e wedding is planned for nex. month.
Council-Institute Of Federation
To Open In Raleigh This Tuesday
By MRS. CHARLES G. COAK
The annual council - institute of
t'.e North Carolina Federation of
Women's clubs will be held in Ra
leigh tills week at the Carolina ho
tel.' beginning at 2:30 on the after
noon of Tuesday, the 20th and end
j-; at noon on Thursday, August
22.' The council is composed of the
exective board, chairmen of de
partments, chairmen of standing
committees. past presidents of the
federation, trustees, ni?tluct presi
dents, any member serving the
General Federation of Women s
clubs m official capacity, and the
presidents of affiliated organiza
The call to the meeting, issued
from the office of the federation
president, Mrs. Karl Bishopric in
Spray, extends an invitation to at
tend ;o department division chair
men of federation committees, dis
trict vice presidents, Junior Feder
ation officers, and club presidents.
Any member of a federated club
is welcome to attend. The Carolina
hotel is taking reservations and an
unusually large number of clubwo
men are expected to be on hand
for the firs: business session, on
the morning of Wednesday, at 9:30
Members of the executive board
sod of the finance committee are
:o hold pre - council meetings on
Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 in Mrs.
Bishopric's suite at the hotel. Oth
E: pre-council meetings scheduled
hr that evening are those a joint
supper meeting of the executive
board, legislation committee, press
sad publicity committee and radio
committee; a supper meeting of
the meeting at 8 o’clock of the en
jb'.vment fund committee and
headquarters committee; one of
district presidents and district vice
presidents; and one of department
caairmen, vice chairmen, and
Touth Conservation committee.
All committees and all clubwom
en who have arrived for the coun
cil-institute will meet in the ball
room of the hotel at 9:45 on Tues
hoy evening to see a moving pic
’"re on modern art.
Registration will be begin at 8:30
“a Wednesday morning and the
business session will begin at 9:30.
sessions will be held in the
ballroom. Mrs. Bishopric will pre
siae over the business session of
■he council, and Mrs. Ed M. And
arson of West Jefferson, first vice
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(president, wwll preside over the in
During the sessions a number of
subjects that will receive major at.
tention of the clubs during the year
will be discussed. Dr. Roma S.
Cheek of Raleigh, will discuss
i "The Public Conscience” with par
ticular reference to the underprivi
leged and handicapped children.
R. Mayne Albright will speak on
"The Returning Veteran Looks at
[North Caio'ira,” and Jesse O.
I Sanderson, superintendent of the
Raleigh city schools, will speak on
‘‘The Importance of Following
Through for the Schools,” Other
topics to be discusses are “Con
servation”, w th particular refer
ence to forests and forestry farm
ing; “U. S. Savings Bonds” and a
cumber of division sublects in the
arious departments will be cover
Following a dinner meeting at
6:30 Don C. Shoemaker of the edi
torial staff of the Asheville Citizen
Times, wTl address ‘he gathering
on the subject ‘Building the Peace
— The First Year.” Mr. Shoemak
er addressed the council last year
and the clubwomen were so pleas
jed with him and his message that
he was the unanimous choice for
(principal speaker again this year.
The executive board anil other
1 groups will breakfast on Thursday
; morning at the S. & W. cafeteria,
i and from 10 to 12 o'clock, at the
j hotel, the final joint session of the
I council-institute will be held.
* * ♦
Miss Nell Rogers
Nell Rogers of Forest Hills
drive, entertained a group of hei
playmates Wednesday afternoon al
a party honoring her tenth birth
Games and contests were play
ed during the afternoon with prizes
awarded to Louise Phelps, Eliza
beth Phelps, and Myra Helen
Deese, who is Nell’s houseguest
After the games were played, ice
cream and cake were served to
the young guests.
Those enjoying the occasion with
Nell were Myra Helen Deese, An
nette Johnson, Kitty Carney, Mary
Ann Carney, Louise Phelps Eliza
beth Phelps, Betty Tienken, Bob
by Johnson, Harold Johnson, Glenn
Avery, and Ted Rogers.
Nell is the daughter of Lt. Col.
and Mrs- Leland T. Rogers. She
is expecting to leave Wilmington
soon with her mother and brother,
Ted to join her father, who is sta
tioned at Lechfield, Gemany.
Lechfield is located about 10 mules
* * *
YW-Third And Grace
Schedule For Week
The following schedule has been
announced by the YWCA at Third
and Grace streets:
Monday 10 a.m. Staff meeting.
2 to 5 p.m. Skating party at rink
on Carolina Beach road for all Girl
Reserves and Junior members. 6
p.m. Jr. Sr. Girls reserves meet
for Bowling party. 6:45 p.m. Resi
dence Girls Vespers. 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday 4 p.m. Meeting of T Y
Teen committee. 6:30 p.m. Jr.
Business Girls boating party.
Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Leather
Thursday 4 p.m. All Y-Teens are
expected to meet at Y to take
vases to hospital. (
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Walker. Mrs. W. T. Cheatham, of Burlington, Mrs. J. Dalziel Sprunt,
Mrs. Charles J. Becker, Mrs. Louis B. Orrell, Mrs. Hargrove Bell
amy, Mrs. E. C. Hines, Mrs. Robert C. Davis, of Houston, Texas, Mrs.
John Bright Hill, Mrs. Royce S. McClelland, Mrs. Ben M. Wash
burn, Mrs. Wright Dixon, Mrs. William G. Broadfoot, Mrs. Frank
Ross, Mrs. William M. Peck, Mrs. James F. Robertson, Mrs. Ray
mond H. Holland, Mrs. J. Irving Corbett, Mrs. Alex Sprunt, Mrs.
Paul Wilson, Mrs. Boyden Sparkes, Mrs. Walter R. Marvin, Mrs. J.
Holmes Davis, Mrs. Emmett H. Bellamy, Mrs. Louis Poisson, and
Mrs. Robert D. Cronly.
Friends of Mr. and Mrs. William*-——
A. Hall of 111 Hydrangea Place
will be interested to learn that they
recently purchased the J. N. Brand
home at 113 Park avenue, 0!eander>
fend expect to move into it in the
early fall, after some redecorating
is done. Mrs. Hall is the former
Hattie Johnson, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Warren S. Johnson of this
city. The Halls and their two chil
dren returned to Wilmington sev
eral months ago after an absence
of four years, during which time
Bill Hall served his country as an
officer in the U.S. army.
One of the most attractive of the
summer visitors at Wrightsville
Beach is Miss Marion Hobson of
New .York city yvho is spending
several weeks at the Ocean Ter
race hotel. Miss Hobson is plea
santly remembered here as she
was the guest of Miss Kitty Corbett
at the Corbett cottage on South
Lumina avenue last summer.
After spending the past week as
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie
R. Hummell at their summer cot
tage on East Oxford street at
Wrightsville Beach. Miss Aline Min
or, and Mrs J. C. Carter of Greens
boro; Mr. and Mrs. William H.
Hicks and two sons Will, Jr., and
Archie Hicks of Oxford, have re
turned to their homes. Miss Minor
w’ho is an instructress in music at
the Woman’s college in Greensboro
is the aunt of Mrs. Hummell. Mrs.
Mclver is the sister of tr.e long
time President Mclver cf The
Woman's college. Will Hicks of Ox
ford is Mrs. Hummell’s brother.
Miss Aline Hicks of Raleigh, form
erly of Oxford, is visiting her sis
ter and brother-in - law. Elizabeth
and Leslie Hummel for some time.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Kidd,
Jr., and young daughter, Peggy
Page Kidd, of Ozark, Ala., arrived
yesterday by motor and are the
guests of Mrs. Kidd’s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Rinaido B. Page at the
Villa Marguerita on Harbor Island
for a few days.
Miss Marguerite Walker enter
tained a few friends most inform
ally on Sunday last at her sum
mer cottage , 15 East Columbia
street, Wrightsville Beach, in honor
of Mr. and Mrs John Hill Cronley
of Richmond, Va , who are the pop
ular guests cf J. Douglas Taylor
at his seasonal home 19 Birming
Mr. and Mrs. C. David Jones re
turned on Saturday last by motor
from Newport News, Va., where
they spent a few days as the
guests of their daughter and son
in-law, Mr. and Mrs Oliver Creek-,
more. Mrs. Creekmore is the form
er Grant Jones of Wilmington.
Mrs. Frank Dunnigan of New
York City, nee Margaret Beker of
Wilmington, is visiting her mother,
Mrs. Charles J. Becker at the Cor.
bett cottage on South Lumina ave.
Wrightsviiie Beach. Margaret ex
pects her husband, Frank Dunni
gan, to join her here shortly for a
brief visit and if he should arrive
this week - end when Mary and
Hunter Phelan of Durham are
scheduled to spend a few days with
Mary’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.
Irving Corbett, The Corbett cottage
will be housing almost a family re
union of Corbetts.
Miss Essie Harriss left yesterday
morning by motor for Asheville
where she will spend ten days.
Before returning to her summer
home at the beach she will motor
through the beautiful Skyline
Mrs. Robert W. Cordon and two
daughters, Mrs. Robert Saalfield,
and Miss Mary Cordon of New
York city, spent the past two
weeks at The Chandler cottage on
Wrightsviiie Beach, returning to
their home on Friday. Mrs. Cordon
was formerly Elizabeth Powell of
Wilmington, who lived here until
the early 1920’s when she married
the brother of Norman Cordon, na
tionally famous baritonel and mov
ed to the north. Mrs. Saalfield, nee
Betty Cordon, has spent many va
cations at Wrightsviiie and is a
popular member of the ‘young
marrieds”. Mary Cordon gives
promise' of foilowing in the foot
steps of her lovely and attractive
mother and sister.
ivirs. ueorge t-arey or Balti
more returned to her home on Fri
day night after a visit of a few
days with her mother and father,
Mr. and Mrs. George B. Elliott at
their home on South Third street.
Mrs Carey is pleasantly remem
bersd in the city of Wilmington
bered in the city as the former Mar"
garet Elliott or Wilmington.
Robert Strange of Washington,
D.C., spent several days here last
week with his mother. Mrs. Flo
rence Strange at her home
on Southt Fifth street.
Mrs. Charles Bolles, Jr., with her
two sons, Charles 3rd, and Milton
Bolles, of Chicago, formerly of Wil
mington, have leased apartment in
the Cameron apts. on the northern
extension at Wrightsville Beach,
fcr the remainder of the season,
to - gether with her mother. Mrs.
Morriss Caldwell. Mrs. Bolles, the
former Margaret Caldwell is one
of our favorite people, and whether
we see her every year or once in
ten years, she is always the same
—glad to be home, interested in
things and people — friendly —
gracious — and an ail around fine
girl. Incidentally, we' seem to re
member that she was the splen
did Social Editor of the old Wit
mington “Morning Star” for
a number of years in her girlhood.
Mr. and Mrs. William A. Townes
of Alexandria, Va„ have returned
to their home after a visit with
Billy Townes cousins, Mr. and
and Mrs. Richard B. Gwathmey
Pines. Billy Townes is the nephew
of Mrs. F. W. Dick of 101 South
Fiftht street, and a former Wil
Dr. and Mrs. James F. Robert
son expect to leave this week for
Jackson, Miss., to visit their
daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. George B. Kline. Mrs. Kline
was, prior to her marriage, Lilly
Robertson of Wilmington. Mr. and
Mrs. Robert H. Tate have return
ed from Blue Ridge, Va., where
they spent the past week, making
the trip by motor.
Glenn Hilt, Jr., of Burlington is
the weekend guest of his° father
and Mrs Holt at their northern
extension cottage on Wrightsville
Eieach. “Buddy” Holt has just re
turned from three years service
overseas and is affiliated in busi
ness with his father at the mills
Mr. and Mrs. John Shaw of Char
lotte are among the charm
ing weekend guests at Wrightsville
Beach and ere registered at the
Kitty Cottage. Mrs. Shaw was pre
viously Mary Lilly Smoot of this
city, Richmond, Danville, and New
York. She is good-looking, attrac
tive, and talented, for she
possesses a soprano voice that was
pronounced “TOPS” by one of
New York’s leading broadcasting
j-.'irs. Lem L. Doss has returned
from a visit to her former home
at Canton, Ga. where she spent
two weeks with her brother and
sister-in-law. Mr. and Mrs. Johns
ton., and is now at her home, 707
MiSs Julie Cooper of Burlington
and Joe Baker of Chester, S. C.,
will arrive on Thursday to attend
the regatta at Wrightsville Beach
and will be the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. W. T. Cheatham at their
summer cottage on West Hender
son St. Jul>e is a friend of Do
lores Cheatham, who is spending
the month of August at Provi
dence, Mass, studying art. Joe
Baker is a close friend of the
Cheatham's son, Billy Cheatham.
Friends of L. Paul Campbell
Jr.. RDM., 1st class, U.S.N., will
be interested to hear that he was
released two weeks ago from ac
tive fluty at Shelton, Va., and is
at home again with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. L. Paul Campbell
at their summer home on the
northern extension at Wrightsville
Beach. Dining his months of serv
ice Paul Jr. w as stationed at Bos
ton and was also the radar oper
ator on the U S.S. "Noa."
Mrs M. L. Wright w ith her son
end daughter-.n-law, arid Mr. and
Mrs. Donald Wright of Greenville,
N. C., have returned to their home
alter a visit at Wrightsville Beach
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bell at their cottage on north
Lumina Ave. Mrs. Wright is Mrs.
Campbell u sister and Donald
Wright is her nephew.
Mr. and Mrs. Rhett Taylor of
Columbus, Ga., are spending a
week at the Chandler cottage on
Mr. and Mrs. Garland F.
Palmer have returned from a
motor trip to Blowing Rock and
Blue Ridge, N. C.. and are at
(heir home in the Oleander Court
Apts , in the city.
Mrs. Frank Adams of Alexan
dria, Va., nee Ludy Parsley of
■Wilmington, has returned to her
home after spending a month at
Wrightsville Beach with her
molher, Mrs. R. Aubrey Parsley
at her cottage 222 South Lumina
Ave. During her stay at the beach,
"Ludy” was extensively and de
lightfully entertained by her man
frieitas in the community.
* riends oi Clayton Smith, son of
Mrs. Gilbert C. Dean, of 713 Dock
St., will be glad to hear that he
has arrived at home following his
separation from the army last
week at Fort Bragg. Clayton has
just returned from Hawaii where
he saw overseas service with the
army for the past eighteen
Boyden Sparkes of New York !
City has ariived to spend some :
time at Wrightsville Beach with
Mrs. Sparkes at their ocean front
cottage 213 South Lumina Ave.
Several wonderful parties are
being planned for this coming
week whicn I will tel] you all
about next Sunday. Until then, I
am, Faithfuiiy yours,
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Lemmond, of
Spartanburg, announce the birth
of a daughter, Linda Carter-Lem
mond, August 14. Mrs. Lemmond
was formerly Mary Louise Carter
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