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UP lAIQ ' — . ___—WC.¥1Q Section __gUTIHUI P®ETr 6QTV ©F AM® IglLlgA&iuiiai? »» ---- ~ ~ WILMINGTON, N. C., SUNDAY, MARCH 2, 1947. --—--—--_ ± " — -— ———_SECTION—B Slightly Off The Record Wilmington, N. C. March 2, 1947. Dear Peggy: A delightful courtesy was extended two charming visitors from New York City last Sunday afternoon when Mr. and Mrs. Louis B. 1 Orrell ente tained a group of friends at cocktails from 5:30 to 7:30 o’clock at their home 318 Orange street in honor of their daugh ter, Mrs. Charles Parker (Elizabeth Orrell) and her guest, Mrs. J. Kenneth Crowther. Around twenty-five guests called during the cock tail hours. Mrs. Crowther returned to her home in the north on Wednesday night and Mrs. Parker left for New York on Friday even ing accompanied by her young daughter, Orrell Parker, who has been visiting her grandparents, the Louis Orrells, since shortly after New Years. Mrs. Bonner H. Thomason left on Monday for Florida, and on Thursday she was joined in Miami by Mrs. Thomason. They planned to fly from there to Havanna, Cuba, for a two weeks vacation making the flight in Bonner's recently purchased eight passenger’ (Continued on Page Three, Col. 1) Wilmington UDC Chapter Wins Many Awards; District Meetings Scheduled At tile present time, Mrs. Thompson and Mrs. W. L. Johnson, first vice-president, are working with the district directors, in ar ranging the itinerary lor the twelve district meetings to be held in early spring. Very soon, defi nite plans will be completed, and tiie finished programs distributed. At this time Mrs. Johnson an nounces district prizes as follows: The Lane banner by Mrs. T. G. Hyman. New Bern, to district making the best annual report; the William S. Durham Loving cup by Mrs. C. T. Council, Durham, for organizing, or re-instating the greatest number of adult chapters; a loving cup by Mrs. McCarthy Hanger. St. Louis. Mo., to district making greatest increase in mem bership on percentage basis; a silver loving cup by Miss Jean nette Biggs, division registrar, Ox ford, to the district director re porting the greatest increase in memoership; $5 by Mrs. W. L. Johnson, La Grange, to district director reporting largest number of C. ol C. chapters, organized Oi re-organized. Along with district prizes, and j of equal interest and importance ai'e tne historical prize lists sub mitted by the division historian, Mrs. A. T. St. Amand, Wilming t°r. Head her list, carefully. Cash P'izes: S3 by Mrs. John S. Rowe. Hickory, to chapter of 50 members or less for doing the best historical work: S5 by the George B. Single tary chapter, Greenville, honoring Mrs. ,. ames L. Fleming, to chapter doing best work in locating and in marking places of Confederate outcry in North Carolina. Scrapbooks, in a great measure, 81 e records of history as it is lived day by day. Therefore great em pnasis is placed on this feature, syd prizes are offered as follows; for bests scrap book made in 194‘- given by Mrs. J. D. Ross, Asheboro; $10 by Mrs. Wade Bar Wilmington, for best scrap aook of Confederate reminiscences; »-0 by Mrs. St. Amamd, Wilming t°_». for best scrap book of World «ar II incidents; $5 by Mrs. J. J. Andoe, Greensboro, for second Des! sm'ap book on World War II incidents. , Tie following essay prize lists is for members of the North Gar ina Division, UDC; $10 by James Gordon chapter. Winston-Salem w - best essay on "North Carolina ospitals, Doctors and Nurses dur 'ne Confede' acy War Period”; by Guilford chapter. Greens boro, for best essay on "History ‘of Crosses of Military Service"; $10 by Frank M. Parker, Enfield, for the best on ‘The Southerner”; $10 by Mrs. Eugene Little, and Mrs. Lamar Caudle, Wadesboro, for best essay on the "Confederate Cabinet”; $10 by the Cape Fear chapter, Wilmington, for best pageant or plaiylet on a Confederate subject; $5 by the Bethel Heroes chapter, Rocky Mount, best essay on "Notable Commanders and Pas sengers on the Blockade Runners”; $5 by Mrs. C. A. Cannon, Concord, subject, "A Confederate Veteran I Knew”; $5 by Mrs. Lena Avant, Wilmington, subject, "My County during the Reconstruction Period”; $5 by Miss Katie Riddick, Enfield, subject. ‘‘Local Schools and Col leges before and during 1861-1865.” Five dollars by the Dodson Ramseur chapter, Concord, sub ject, “North Carolina Women in Military Service during World War II”; $10 by the Guilford chapter, Greensboro, subject, “Original Indians of North Carolina.” Recently, the Caswell county chapter, Yanceyville, has offered a $5 prize for best historical essay written by a Caswell county High school student, subject “General James Longstreet.” bn.ittt;vi7etaosh et sh e tshrdluu In addition to the above named prizes, seven loving cups will be awarded to chapters. Mrs. A. T. St. Amand, historian, 120 South 16th street, Wilmington, will be happy to send a copy of de tailed lists and rules governing the contests of all who are interested and will write her. To quote her exact words: “The Story of the Confederacy is filled with such a great amount of History, yet. un recorded, that we must be continu> ally alert to the opportunities be fore us.” Lutheran Missionary Circles Plan Meetings FW FW The Woman's Missionary Soci ety circles 1, 3. 4 and 5 of St. Paul’s Lutheran church will hold the monthly meetings on Monday afternoon at 4 o’clock in the par ish house. Mrs. C. H. But'elman will conduct the devotionals. Circle 2 will hold its meeting this morning following the service in the Drehei* Memorial room at the church. [Pictures BRIDE OF THURSDAY—Top left, Mrs. Simeon Foster Caldwell of Clarkton and Lumberton, who prior to her marriage on February 27 was Miss Rosa Lee Clark, daughter of Mrs. Oscar L. Clark and the late Mr. Clark. WED IN CHAPEL—Center, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Eiaen shown cutting their wedding cake at the reception which followed their wedding on February 15 at the Catholic chapel in Jacksonville. Mrs. Eiden is the former Helena Willis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Willis of Jacksonville. MARRIED YESTERDAY—Top right, Mrs. Allen Jones Green of Washington, D. C., who before her marriage yesterday afternoon at 5 o’clock in the Home Mills Baptist church in Thomasville, was Miss Betty Brown MacMillan, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. John Archibald MacMillan of Thomasville. Mr. Green, son of Mrs. Walter Taylor Green of Cooleemee, is now residing in Washington. D. C. HOLD KEY POSITIONS AT WCUNC—Lower photo. North Caro lina girls , predominated student government, publications work and other key positions at the Woman’s college during the past year when the 15 top elective positions were held by natives of the state. Front row, left to right: Hilman Thomas, Raleigh, chief marshal; Jumela Boulus, Concord, Service league chairman; Ruth Webb, Greensboro, president of Seniors; Jan Perry, Winston-Salem, student government treasurer; Alice Farmer, Wilmington, vice-president of student govern ment; Elizabeth Brittain. Graham, student government president; Back row: Virginia Wilkinson, Wake Forest, May Queen; Jane Shore, Winston-Salem, sophomore president; Betsy Bulluclc, Rocky Mount, junior president; Davia Lewis, Greensboro, YWCA president; Virginia McKinnon, Wadesboro, literary magazine editor; Mary Ann Walker, Burlington, editor college yearbook; Betty Sutton, Raleigh, editor of campus paper; and Margaret Reynolds, Turkey, president of Rec reation association. Many Distinguished Persons Plan To Attend New Bern Patriotic Sessions The North Carolina Society, Daughters of the American Colon ists, United States Daughters of 1812 and the Daughters of Coloni al Wars, will hold a joint banquet March 3, at 7:30 o’clock -at the New Bernian hotel, New Bern. Immediately after the banquet, the North Carolina Society, Daughters of the American Colon ists. will hold a business session in the' Ladies parlor of the First Baptist church. Mrs. Joseph A. Eiliott of Charlotte is the state re gent of the Daughters of the American Colonists, Mrs. Charles E. Platt, Charlotte, is state presi dent of the United States Daugh ters of 1812, and Mrs. R. N. Bar ber, Waynesville, is the state re gent of the Daughters of Colonial Wars. Since this is the annual assem bly of the Daughters of the Amer ican Colonists it promises to be a brilliant affair. A list of the distinguished honor guests for this meeting follows: Mrs. Thomas Coke Mell, Atlanta, Ga., national president, Daughters of the American CColonists; Mrs. Frederick A. Wallis, Paris, Ken tucky, national chairman, Me morial and Marking' Historic Spots Committee. Daughters of the American Colonists; Mrs. Dora A. Padgett, Washington, D. C., state regent, District of Co lumbia Society, Daughters of the American Colonists, and National Chairman Flag, Flag Service, and Banners Committee; Mrs: Lucius W. McConnell, Atlanta, Ga., pres ident national, United States Daughters of 1812; Mrs. Fcdrick Arthur Sapp. Ottawa, 111., national president, Daughters of Colonial Wars; and state regent, Daugh ters of the American Revolution; Mrs. Julius Young Talmadge, Athens, Ga., president general, National Society. Daughters of the American Revolution; Mrs. Stan ley Thorpe Manlove, Newburgh, N. Y., recording secretary gener al, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution; Mrs. Charles C. Haig. Bethesda, Md., treasurer general, National Soci ety, Daughters of the American Revolution; Mrs. Goeffrey Creyke, Washington, D. C., Vice president general from the District of Co lumbia, National Society, Daugh ters of the American Revolution; Miss Gertrude Sprague Carraway, New Bern N. C., state regent. Daughters of the American Revo lution; Mrs. J. DeForest Rich ards, Chicago, 111., past state re gent of Illinois, National Society, Daughters of the American Revo lution; and Mrs. Vincent W. Koch, JanesOlile, Wisconsin, past state regent of Wisconsin, National So ciety, Daughters of the American Revolution. Members of this organization who live in Wilmington are: Mia* Mary L. Boykin and Mrs. 0. Wayne Spencer. • * * Thalians Plan To Stage Hit Show March 18 “The Man Who Came To Din ner,” a Hart-Kaufman hit at Broadway and Hollywood, will be staged in W i lmington by th* Thalian Association on Tuesday evening, March 18. in the audi torium of New Hanover High school. Pat Pretlow will direct thi* outstanding hit and will be assist ed by Robert Redmayne as co director. Taking part in this play include many Thalian favorites of long standing as well as several new comers to the little theatre stag*. Lester W. Preston will act th* leading male role and others ap pearing in the cast include War ren L. Humphrey, Tex Watts. An dy Johnson, Milan Wood, Everett Huggins, Louis F. Ormond, Kea Rene, Hester Donnelly, Amy Walker and Mrs. Bruce B. Cam erson. Jr. * * * Calvary Baptist Circles To Meet The circles of Calvary Baptist church will meet at 8 o’clock at the church on Tuesday evening. The YWA will meet Monday at 7:30 o’clock at the church at which time a special program on Home Missions- will be given. Home Mission Week of Pray*r will also be observed Monday through Friday at the church at 6 o’clock. • » * BIRTH ANNOUNCED Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Mosher of Detroit, announce the birth of a daughter, Alice Jane, February 23 at Grace hospital, Detroit. Mri. Mosher is the former Wilhelmina Heyer of Wilmington. Daughters Of American Revolution 49th Annual Conference Opens On Tuesday Afternoon In New Bern “x * _ 15' MRS. J. A. YARBROUGH / JS) annual state conference p " daughters of the American p" ' on v-=|l convene in New wur Tuesday March 4. 2 o'clock. Centenary Methodist church I1'1 •■oil be in session until noon ihUi-sdny. March 6. Chapters of , '' seventh district will serve as . ,lf' s to the conference. They • ■ include the Cornelius Harriett papier, Dunn. Mrs. Earl West , i0k> re ;ent; Eattle of Elizabefh ,?Jn- Elizabethtown. Mrs. W. J Puns, regent: Col. Robt. Rowan, rayetteville. Mrs. A. S. Cromar : ege n 1- .loseph Montford. j,. n >v tn '-t-s T,ill!an Russell 'yn regent; Mosely - Bright, Kin J. viie Hamilton, re f l ■ k°i- Thoas. Robeson, Lem ;V. 0!'‘' Mrs. W. F. Scarborough, Richard Dobbs Spaight, New Bern, Mrs. Sam Parks Wat son. regent; Upper Cape Fear, Bed Springs. Mrs. Waverly S. Barham, regent: Major General Rcbt. Howe, Whiteville, Mrs. C. Eion Sears, regent: Stamp Defi ance, Wilmington. Mrs. C. Wayne Spencer, regent. Mrs. Eugene F. Neighbors, Red Springs, is direc toi of District No. 7. The state regent, national and state officers will be escorted to the platform by the pages with national and state flags. The con ference will be called to order by the state regent, Miss Gertrude Carraway and the assemblage will sing America. Mis. Karl Sherrill state chaplain, will conduct de votional exercises and the Rev. Robert J- Jerome, pastor of Cen tenary Methodist church will offer, prayer. Mrs. Richard T. Fountain, state chairman of the correct use; of the flag, will lead in the pledge of allegiance and Mrs. H. J. Duna vant, national vice-chairman of genealogical records, will lead the American’s Creed. The assem blage will sing the national an them. Mrs. Eugene F. Neighbors will extend welcome and present the hostess regents. Mrs. Samuel Parks Watson, regent Richard Dobbs Spaight chapter and first vice-president of the New Bern Woman's club, and George P. Ar rington, executive secretary of the New Bern Chamber of Commerce, will make addresses of welcome. The response will be given by Mrs. R. B. Babington, Jr. Mrs. Roy S. Smith, state president of (Continued on Page Five, Col. 4) Legion Unii Plans Meeting Tuesday Night Mrs. Edith Winningham Will Present Program On Ameri canism At Legion Home The meeting of the American Legion auxiliary will be held ,'uesday evening, March 4, in the Legion home. Mrs. Edith Winningham. history teacher ?t the New Hanover High school, will present a program on Ameri canism. A group of young people will take part. Visitors from the CariK lina Beach unit will be guests of (Continued or. Page Five, Co!. S) Mrs. Clarkson Will Address Church Women Mrs. Francis O. Clarkson of CCharlotte, /\vil lvisit St. James Episcopal church this week for a series of meetings in which she will discuss all phases of auxiliary work and leadership. Mrs. Clarkson is a member of the National executive board of the Woman’s auxiliary and is also a member of the Department of Christian Education in the Prov ince of Sewanee. She is a member of the Federal Council of Churches commission on the United Nations. Mrs. Clarkson will speak in the church on Wednesday morning im mediately following the Service of Holy Corftmunion at 11 o’clock at a mass meeting of the women on (Confine ■(! on Page Tliroe, Col. 5) Miss Beiiy Brown MacMillan Becomes The Bride Of Allen Jones Green In Thomasville Church THOMASVILLE, March 1 — Miss Betty Brown MacMillan daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. John Archi bald MacMillan became the bride of Allen Jones Green in a simple ceremony at the Mills Home Bap tist church here at 5 p.m. today. The father of the bride officiated at the rites, attended only by members of the immediate fami lies and a few friends. The double ring service was performed against a background of white lilacs, gladi oli and evergreens, illuminated by candles. Selections from Bach and Han del were played as a prelude by Mrs. W. B. Lord, the organist, anj traditional wedding music was used during the ceremony. Miss MacMillan was given in marriage by her brother, Dr. El bert A. T.-IarMilkn of Wirston-Sal em. She wore an Edwardian gown of ice-blue satin and carried a nosegay of spring flowers. Under her illusion veil, fixed in place by orange blossoms, the high - bodice^ gown fell away in knife-pleated ruf fles which were caught up to form the bustle from which swept a short train. Her only attendant was her sis ter, Mrs. Richard W. Goldsmith of New York City, who wore a gown of dull gold crepe. She carried a bouquet of spring flowers Marshall E. Suther. Jr., of Wil mington and New York, was the best man. Immediately after the ceremony, the bride’s parents received the wedding guests informally at then home. The bride is a graduate of Mere dith college. During the war she served as a lieutenant in the Office of Naval Intelligence in Washing ton, D. C. She is now a member of the editorial staff of the Navy department’s ALL HANDS maga zine. Mr. Green is the son of Mrs. Wal ter Taylor Green of Cooleemee and the late Mr. Green. He attended the University of North Carolina and after working on a series of North Carolina pape.s, moved to Wash ington where he is now a c-opy editor on the Washington Daily News. He was formerly connected with the editorial department of the Wilmington News. After a short wedding trip. Mr. and Mrs. Green will be at home at 12180 North Abingdon street, Arling ton, Va.