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Tattler By WINIFRED HARRISS Whew!! Basketball history was made Friday night!!! Although I wasn’t in Wilson for the game be tween the Wildcat cagers and the Wilson Cyclone quintet Friday night. I could see our fellas hust ling around on that court, and I was hoping harder than ever that Billie, Toddy, Louis, Weime, and Johnny and those mighty able sub stitutes would come home with the eastern conference Class AA conference title clinched. That score, 51-37, sho’ sounds won derful! I know the team is just as proud of that swell record as the rest of us are, and I’ll betcha that beaming Coach Leon Brogden lo-o-v-es his high-flying players! Louis Collie jumped ‘way up in his scoring Friday night as he hustled around to sink seven teen points playing his best game of the year. Billy Mason led the scoring pace as he dropped twenty three points, holding his title as tiie highest scorer in high school basketball in the state. My, but aren’t they all a swell team!!! The fellas that played a fine game Fri day night included Charlie Smith, Leroy Towles, and Johnny Crow ley. What would the years be without a Valentine’s Day? Each year as Febrqary 14 dawns the postrnan is weighted down with both sentimen tal and comical valentines. Valen tine celebrations went ahead full speed Friday night as different en tertainments were born. Amidst frilly lace doilies, large red paper hearts and tall, slim red candles which decorated the house Ruth Ann Fisher and Laura Har riss entertained about a hundred of the younger set with an open house •arly in the evening at Laura’s home. Gazing around in the living room, I noticed Ruth Ann, Sonny McDaniels, and D. C. North talking to Laura Jimmy Oldham, H. B. Glover and Leslie Hummell. The Coating strains of “Open the Door, Richard!”, “For Sentimental Rea sons,” “Among My Souvenirs,” as well as other popular records, were drowned out by the melodious strains of the all-time favorites, “Chopsticks,” and “Heart and Soul” coming from the piano. Jane Easter Marye, Carolyn Kester, and Malcolm Crawford were standing near Betty Lou London and John Debnam and were hovering over Betty Belcher and Franklin Gra ham as they gleefully gave forfh with these musical compositions. Concentrating en Chinese Check ers out on the sun porch were Ran dy Mclver, Gilmer White, Rodney Lawrence, Sidney Trendell and Hampton Warren, fascinating the onlookers Larry Dagenhart, H. L. Keith, John Sloan and Ralph Gold stine. At the other end of the porch Marty Millar and Alwood Warren were deeply engrossed in a game of skittles. As I wandered into the dining room, I saw Tommy Butters and Ralph Millar, Jean and Joan Pul len. Betty Craig, Mauren O’Crow ley! Kent Thompson, and Peggy Lou Johnston, Sarah Clark, and Emsley Laney, Gilbert Thom ason and Eugene Hicks being serv ed punch by Gertie B. Myers and Priscilla Harriss. Olivia Lynch, Maurice Moore and Teasie Morrison made up one ol the many groups zestfully talking as Mary Catherine Davis and Al bert Beall, Daphne Seigler and Ricky Hintize, Victor Taylor, Norman George, and Howard Pen ton were served punch and cookies, sandwiches and nuts. Just wander ing around were Barbara Scott, Anita Anderson, Jane Perry and Bill Garrabrant. * As 9 o’clock drew near, the crowd streamed to the high school gymnasium for the Valentine dance sponsored by the O. Henry Liter ary Society. The students of NHHS elected by popular vote two seniors to reign over the dance as the King and Queen of Hearts. Cap turing the poll votes were petite blonde Cooter Lewis and king, Res Willis. As the middle of the dance rolled around, Cooter and Rex were crowned by Alan Lanier. A special dance followed when only several particular couples danced. These couples were Frank Murphy and Dot Knight Patty Southerland and till Kuhn, runners-up and Cooter and Rex. Congratulations to Cooter and Rex for their new title of King and Queen of Hearts and boxes oi orchids to the O. Henry Literary Society for putting over such s swell dance. As today dawned a week devot ed to the developing of better brotherhood was begun. This week is known as National Brotherhood Week and we young people in Wil mington are having a Youth Con ference for this purpose. This aft ernoon at 4 o’clock at the court house an inter-faith conference will be held for Protestants, Catho lics, and Jews and all the youth oi Wilmington. Everyone is invited to attend this youth conference. High school representatives of each faith will speak and the entire con ference is to be presided over by our own president of the student body at NHHS, Sara Kay Jordan. Well, this winds up the news for right now, so I’ll be seeing y’all around. # * * "Good Health Week" Observed By B & P Club Women Of City “Good Health Week” which was observed the week of February 2 8, was very ably and appropriate ly celebrated by the members and guests of the Business and Profes sional Women’s club on Friday, February 7, at the February meet ing, in that the BPW topic for the month “Health is Our Business” was discussed by Dr. Houston Moore, guest speaker. The meet ing was held at the Friendly ca feteria dining room with Ida B. Kellam, vice -president, presiding. Lucy Nash, chairman of the health committee, assisted by Re becca Johnson, also of the health committee, arranged the program. Miss Nash introduced Dr. Moore who gave a Very fine talk on the State of Health in North Carolina. Dr. Moore’s address w-as interest ing and many factors which are facing North Carolina’s develop ment were brought out. Music for the meeting was fur nished by Sally Betts Knox and Helen Dobson. Many business matters were discussed including the recommen dation of the president, Ruth Humphrey, that Bosses’ Night, an annual social function, which has previously been held in May, be combined with the activities of Business Women’s Week, which is celebrated annually in October. The members voted in concur rence with the president’s recom mendation. Action was also taken on the invitation of Miss Columbia Munds, secretary, Board of direc tors of the Wilmington Public Health Nursing association, that a BPW member be appointed to serve on the Board. Miss Lucy Nash was selected for this ap pointment. The following new members were welcomed into the club: Le ona Eubanks, Nellie Jones, Sadie Green, Key Scales, Stella Zaniew ski, Nancy Forrester, Mary Lovel, Elizabeth West and Callie Saleeby. The following guests were pres ent: Dr. Houston Moore, guest speaker, Mrs. Lula Riley, Miss Christine McDougall. Miss Myrtle Moore, Miss Elizabeth Williams and Mrs. J. C. Layton. • ••it's the new-season color! Here, your classic sling pump in smooth calfskin with the new spaded sole! , Also Brown or Black calf^ 1 y Su Ann Shoe Store Sfootware cfor CLU 109 Vi N. Front Street DAR GOOD CITIZEN—Miss Mabel Mullins of Jacksonville, who has been chosen by the Joseph Montford DAR chapter as their good citizen. She was chosen for this honor because of her qualities of de pendability, leadership, service and patriotism to an outstanding de gree. A Senior at White Oak High school, Mabel is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Mullis of Belgrade. She has been president of her class for three'years, and has been president of the Glee club and Dramatics club. She will represent the local chapter at the State DAR convention which will meet in New Bern on March 4-6, and will compete with other chapter representatives for the State Good Citizen award. N. C. Women's Club To Meet Here In June Board Meeting Of State Federa tion Held In Raleigh, Con vention Plans Mapped The executive board of the state Federation of Women’s :lubs, meeting in Raieigh last week-end, confirmed the dates of May 21-23 and Wrightsville Beach as the time and place for holding the 1947 convention. Ocean Terrace notel will be headquarters with ather nearby hotels prepared to take care of the overflow of dele gates and visitors expected to at tend. , The North Carolina Sorosis (Jun ior and Senior) of Wilmington and the clubs of the tenth district will be hostesses to the convention. Mrs. A. R. Willis, president of the Sorosis, met with the board mem bers and together they outlined plans for the convention. Mrs. Karl Bishopric, the federation president, is communicating with a number of notable speakers and she promises that the convention program will be interspersed with a wealth of information and enter tainment, names of the speakers to be announced later. She is en thusiastic about the prospects of ending her administration—regard ed by all clubwomen of the federa tion as one of the most progres sive and fruitful—with a fine con vention. The General Federation conven tion will be held in New York City June 22-23, with headquarters at the Commodore hotel. From Mrs LaFell Dickinson has come an ur gent request that women expect ing to cttend that convention make their reservations as soon as pos sible. None will be accepted after 10 days before the convention. Ap plication blanks containing hotel prices and general information may be secured from state feder ation headquarters. Each club in the North Carolina Federation of 100 members or few er is entitled to one voting dele gate, and for each additional hun dred members or major fraction thereof, one additional delegate. All delegates should arrive or Sunday, June 23, and Junior dele gates will have a tea that after noon. This is election year in the gen eral federation, and with a South ern woman, Mrs. J. L. Blain Buck of Richmond, Va., an unopposed candidate for the presidency, many clubwomen from North Car olina and other Southern states will be on hand to support the Virginia delegation and win the election for Mrs. Buck. Two additional requests have some from the General Federa tion. Mrs. Dickinson and Mrs. Gertrude Parks, president of the District of Columbia Federation, are asking .that clubwomen use their influence with their repre sentatives in Congress to secure submission of a proposed amend ment to the Constitution of the United States that would grant na tional representative to the vote less and unrepresented people oi the District of Columbia. The general federation, at the Chicago convention last June, adopted a resolution pledging ac tive support to such a proposal. The measure introduced by Sena tor Kapper is identical with the federation resolution and it is known as Senate Joint Resolution No. 6. Mrs. W. Carson Ryan, chairman of legislation for the state federation, joins Mrs. Dick inson and Mrs. Parks in asking North Carolina clubwomen to work for adoption of this resolution. The second request is from Mrs. John D. Robinson of Wallace, chairman of veterans committee in the general federation and she hopes it will receive the same sort of response as has her appeal to clubs for contributions to be used in giving birthday parties to vet erans in Walter Reed hospital This request has to do with a cam paign of education extending to May 3, in behalf of National Serv ice Life insurance. The pur pose of the campaign is to make known to veterans the benefits of National Service Life insurance and to encourage them to take ad vantage of the generous insurance terms offered by the United States Government. “It is a disturbing fact,” Mrs. Robinson says, “that of the 14 mil lion World War II veterans now Out of service, three million are retaining their insurance but IQ PERSONALS Miss Marion Frink will leave this evening for a week’s visit to Mrs. Malcolm McHose, Jr., at Brook bend, Plainfield, N. J. ♦ * * Miss Julia Seigler will leave to night for a week’s business trip to New York city. * * * Friends of Jim Finch will be in terested to learn is getting along nicely following an operation ai James Walker Memorial hospital. • * * Mrs. J. Douglas Jaylor, Mrs. J. Haughton James and Mrs. Mars den Bellamy left last evening for their annual trip to New York. They were joined in Rocky Mount by Mr. and Mrs. Sam Clark, Rus sell Clark and Miss Nan Clark of Tarboro. While in New York they will be stopping at the St. Regis. * * * Mrs. L. L. Doss has returned to her home in Country Club Pines after a visit to her family in Geor gia. * * » Mrs. J. Winder Hughes, who has been visiting her mother Mrs. Walsh in Greensboro, and a cousin in New York city, has returned to her home in Oleander. » » * Mrs. Louise York is getting along nicely after an operation at Duke hospital. Miss Carleen Page is spending the week - end in Raleigh. While there she attended the Engineers dance at State college. * » • Mrs. Harold May is visiting her sister in Hartford, Conn., before re turning to the city she will stop in New York on a business trip. * * • Kirk Low of Atlanta, Ga., is •pending the week - end with Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Low. Miss Emmy Lou Buticofer of 'Los Angeles, Calif., is also the guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Low. * « * Friends of I, K. Pinner will be glad to learn he is recuperating at his home following an operation at James Walker Memorial hospital. * • • BIRTH ANNOUNCED Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Willoughby announce the birth of a son, Sher rel Wayne, February 2, at Mraion Sprunt annex. Mrs. Willoughby is the former Maude Kinlaw of Lum berton. million have dropped it. All vet erans should be told of the secur ity, availability, advantage and service of this National Life In surance.” The veterans committee in ev ery club, and individual club wom en can help in this educational program, Mrs. Robinson says. They can obtain printed material from the nearest branch office ol the Veterans Administration and place it in the hands of veterans they know, and certainly every clubwoman can do something to educate the veterans that may be in her own family. North Carolina has taken sec ond place in the contest among state federations to send in the largest number of subscribers to the General Federation Clubwom an, official magazine, says Mrs James A. Odom of Jacksonville, chairman of the North Carolina committee. Only Illinois leads this state and Mrs. Odom wants evei'y clubwoman who has not subscrib ed to send her $1 and help her to win the prize for North Carolina. MRS. THOMAS E. NEWKIRK Daughter ot Mrs. Susan Warrell and the late P. W. ' Rocky Mount, who was r' : ti 3n January 10. Mr. Newkirk is Jie son of Mr. and Mri, Ma Newkirk of Wilmifcgton. Janie F. Hair., R. C. Pridgen Wed In Church FAYETTEVILLE, Feb. 15.—Miss Janie Frances Hair and Robert Courtney Pridgen were united in marriage on Saturday evening, February 1, at 8 o’clock in Calvary Methodist church, Fayetteville. Rev. D. M. Clemmons of Salem burg, officiated using the impres sive double-ring ceremony. The vows were spoken before a lovely setting of long-leaf pine, palms, ivy, and white gladioli. Tall tapers burfied in five seven-branched can delabra. The nuptial music was presented by John Ling, minister of music at the Highland Presbyterian church, pianist, and Miss Betty Nance, soloist. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of white taffeta designed with a smoothly moulded midrif bodice, sheer yoke with high round neckline, edged in heirloom lace, the leg-o-mutton sleeves ending in points over the wrists. The bouffant loop skirt was caught up. in a point in front, showing rows of matching lace, which ended in a circular train. Her chapel length veil of iUusion fell softly from a tiara of seed pearls. She carried a showered nosegay of white lilacs. Miss Bettie Anderson of Yancey ville, niece of the bride-groom, was flower girl. She wore a gown of white identical to the bride’s, with a coronet of dainty white flow ers and carried a silver basket from* which she scattered rose pedals. Miss Una McKnight, maid-of honor, wore a gown of aqua de signed with a snug fitting basque bodice and a sheer yoke, outlined with a fold of taffeta, a bouffant net hoop skirt trimmed with bands of taffeta and bows. Miss Mc Knight wore matching net mitts and in her hair a halo of net top ped with plumes. She carried a spray of jonquils. Matron-of-Honor Mrs. Kenneth C. Lancaster, sis ter of the bride, was matron-of honor. She wore a gown of pink similar to the maid of honor’s, with pink mitts, and pink plumes. She carried an arm bouquet of mixed spring flowers. The bridesmaids were Mrs. David E. King of Raleigh and Mrs. H. W. Barksdale of Charlotte. Their dresses were maize and designed identical to the other attendants. Their half-hats were of matching net with net streamers, and they carried colonial nosegays of pur ple and yellow flowers. The honorary bridesmaids were Mrs. Alfred Jordan, Miss Beulah Blackwood, and Mrs. John E. Hair, of Fayetteville, Mrs. Gilbert Dur ham of Raleigh, Mrs. J. P. Rogers, Jr., of Smithfield, and Miss Har riett Tucker of Laurinburg. They wore flowers of pastel colors ir. their hair. James Middleton of Warsaw, wa; the bride-groom’s best man. Tne ushers were L. E. McKnight, Romie Williamson, Arthur Beas ley, all of Fayetteville, and Glers Brown of Warsaw. The bride’s mother wore a Bur gundy gown and a corsage of yel low roses, and the mother of the bride-groom wore black and white with a corsage of red roses. Mrs. Pridgen is the daughter ol Mr. and Mrs. John Ashfird Hair of Fayetteville. For the past three years she has been secretary to the superintendent of the county schools. Mr. Pridgen is the son of Mrs. Robert C. Pridgen and the late R. C. Pridgen of Warsaw. He reeently returned to the State Highway Patrol after two years of active service in the Merchant Marine. Reception Following the wedding, a recep tion for the bridal party, relatives, and out-of-town guests, was held at the home of the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Hair received guests at the front door where Mrs. Pridgen, mother of the bride groom, introduced them to the re ceiving line composed of the mem- ’ bers of the wedding party. The lower floor of the home was thrown ensuite with mass arrange ments of palms, white flowers, and tarpers used throughout the rooms. Mrs. J. D. McColI invited the guests into the dining room where the bridal table was arranged. An Irish linen cut work cloth cover ed the table where the centerpiece was of white snapdragons and gladioli. Three-branched candle bra with tall tapers were used on either side. At one end of the table Mrs. F. M. Tucker o 1 Ahoskie presided over the punch bowl. Mrs. Robie D. Porter served the individual bridal cakes. Mints and nuts were served by Mrs. Jordan, Miss Blackwood, Mrs. Rogers, and Mrs. Durham. From the dining room Miss Harriett Tucker directed guests to the guest register where Mrs. John E. Hair presided. Mrs. D. N. Geddie was hostess in the gift room. Mrs. George Carter and Mrs. Bryan Catlett said goodbyes. Wedding Trip. After the reception the couple left for a wedding trip. Mrs. Prid gen wore a beige gabardine suit with matcihg hat and green cobra accessories. Her corsage was of green orchids. The following out-of-town guests attended the wedding: Mrs. R. C. Pridgen, Mrs. M. J. Middleton, James Middleton, Glen Brown, Mrs. R. E. L. Wheless, Mrs. C. J. Brown, and Miss Janice Draughon. of Warsaw: Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Tucker, Ahoskie; Miss Harriett Tucker, Laurinburg; Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Rogers. Jr., Smithfieid; Mr. and Mrs. David E. King and Mr. 1 and M:s. Gilbert V. Durham, oi i Raleign; Mr. and Mrs. H. w. Barksdale, Charlotte; Lt. and Mrs. J. R. Smith. Mrs. George Murrav. Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Marshburn Mr. and M s. L. W. Brookshire’ j of Wilmington; Mr. and Mrs J E. Anderson and Miss Settle And arson of Yanceyville; Miss pyam- 1 Clemmons. Rev. and Mrs D v Clemmons of Salembur” m V n err Fusee". Mrs.-S. E. Sufic M vnd Mrs. J. M. Jerome and dam-h i ter, Ann, of Rosehill. Mr anrf m ’ I Wade M. Jenkin* of Raleigh. ^ jl ***» — MARRIED—Mrs. Darnell Step aenson of Wilmington who before Her marriage on January 28 at Dillon, S. C., was Miss Mary Hol lis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Hollis. Teen-Age Club Will Open Weekly Evenis Ai Center The city recreation calendar of events for this week will be as follows: Monday: 3 p.m.—Teen-Age club, Community center, 6:30 p.m.—Bi ble club, Nesbitt Courts center, 8 p.m. — Thalian Workshop, Com munity Center, Ladies’ Card club, Nesbitt Courts center, Folk club, Community Center, Shell craft, Community center. Tuesday: 10:30 a.m.—Girl Scout Leaders, Community center, 3 p. m.—Fun and Frolic club, Corne lius Harnett center, Dance club, Community center, 3:30 p.m. — Marble tournament, Cornelius Harnett center, 4 p.m.—Girl Scout Leaders, Community center, 8 p. no.—Thalians, Community center, Men’s club, Nesbitt Courts center, Junior Chamber of Commerce practice, Community center. Wednesday: 10 a.m. — Plaque shell craft, Nesbitt Courts center, 3 p.m.—Teen-Age club, Commun ity center, 4 p.m. — Dance club, Community center, § p.m.—Thal ians, Community center, E.C.T.C. Alumnae Association, Community center, Junior Chamber of Com merce practice, Community can ter, Bridge club, Community cen ter. Thursday: 3:30 p.m. — Dance club, Community center, 7 p.m. —Teen - Age roller skating, Com munity center, 8 p.m.—Thalians, Community center, 8:30 p.m. — Adult roller skating, Community center. Friday: 3 p.m.—Teen-Age club, Community center, 4 p.m.—Bean Bag tournament, Nesbitt courts center, Rooster club, Community center, 7:30 p.m.—Teen-Age Par Clarkton Parties Honor Brides-Elect And A Recent Bride CLARKTON, Feb. 14, — On Mon day evening Mrs. A. G. McDoug aid and Mrs. R. M. Lennon enter tained at the clubhouse at an after dinner coffee, honoring Miss Eve Conaway, of Wilmington, bride elect of March, Misses Marjorie Clark and Rosa Lee Clark, brides elect of February and Mrs. Bill Wooten, a recent bride. Mrs. Len non greeted the guests as they ar rived and presented them to the receiving line composed of Mrs E. C. Clark, Miss Marjorie Clark, Mrs. James H- Wooten, Mrs. Bill Wooten, Mrs. O. L. Clark, Miss Rosa Lee Clark, and Mrs. A. C. Johnston and Miss Eva Conaway. Cream, cake, nuts and mints were served by Mrs. Nathan Cox, Misses Dot Clark, Lottie Lee Johnston, Carolyn and Anne Wooten. Later in the evening coffee was serv ed, Miss Lois McDougald and Mrs. Charles Clark poured coffee. The hostesses presented the honor guests with lovely jewelry cases. Miss Mary Louis Craven enter tained at her home on College ty, Cornelius Harnett center, 8 p. m. — Camera club, Community center, Teen-Age club, Commun ity center, Teen-Age club, Nesbitt Courts center. street Saturday a Bridge shower hn* ^ y Rosa Lee Clark mJ month^ High score J « 2 Mrs. Dewitt Clark t *s *or. t Mrs. James Snowa? sc,r'i, ta.r^ other brides war* vSi,!!4 with lovely gifts. ere hor.Qf’ Little Miss Anne Smith j as a bride, entered the ti ' drs|3(i with a basket with m,b Kg>A the bride-elect. A saUany gif,s £ served. A salad cotirs* * Miss Grace Baldwin Geretta Buie entertained 8? supper for Miss Rosalia Tuesday night. eeQ>tjc, un Friday afternoon Mi,. - lyn Wooten and Mrs. Eldre •p entertained at the latt.* ^ris,S. C. honoring Mi^V""1' 4 Clark, bride - elect of\hf°SS L?1 After several pro^lmH bndge, the hostesses served t! Players and a number guests a salad plate aJ tv* followed by strawber v ,ht Co!!!t High score went to Mrs V>i!' Smith and low to Mr, m,' Ja!r-tl non. At this time Mis! Clark, bride-elect, Miss Bill®'0*' and Mrs. Clude oiS”W°C;" brides, were remembere/"9* gifts. a *;4 Saturday at noon Misses u McLeo dana Ruth Bigg, berton were joint hostess ^ luncheon at the Pine Room they entertained 20 guest’, , n Lumberton and Clarkton hi ? Mias Ros* U,e Clark’ bfiS and Mrs. Donald Fuller of ton, a recent bride. THE EIGHTIETH ANNIVERSARY C(s cJke Springtime CLpproackts The pleasure of preparing for the little Brides is ours again. 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