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£■■ Vv S9 Section _ . ^7MB g’®CST eiW ®F ^©QBg&S A.ME> [PIUSASM'Bg'yto — - -- VOl-Jj1-—N0- 1L---WILMINGTON, N. C., SUNDAY,~MARCH 9, 1947 SECTION-Ib Capus Waynick Will Address Garden Club Officers Will Bo Elected At Meet; Public Invited To Attend Session The cape Fear Garden club will hold the March meeting on Tues day morning at H o'clock in the Great Hall of St. James parish house on Market street, at which time Capus Waynick, former state hJo'iway commissioner, will be guest speakei. Mi1. Waynick will talk on “Road ie Development.” All persons, whether members of the club or i .,re cordially invited to at tend this meeting and persons in terested in beautifying the city and gardens are urged to be pres ent. The election of officers will be made at this time- An executive board meeting will be held at 10:30 o'clock. * * * Wilmington Association Of Training Unions To Meet On Monday Night All Training Unions of the Wil mington a s sedation will meet Mondav evening at 8 o’clock at the Sunset Park Baptist church. AH tournaments will be conduct fa and winners will report 1o the association at the regional con vention to be held April 11-12 at the First Baptist church. This is also the regional meeting of the city fellowship of the BPU and a banner will be awarded on attend ance and efficiency._ SOCIETY : 1947 MAY QUEEN — Top left Miss Laura Schwarz. Duke univer sity co-ed. received a bouquet from Dean Robert M. Cox, assistant to the dean of Trinity college, at the Co-Ed Ball when she was presett ed to the students as the 1947 May Queen. Miss Schwarz, a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Delta senior women’s honorary, and Kappa Alpha Theta, is chair man of the Social Standards com mittee of the Woman’s college and was elected Queen by the women of Duke university. ENGAGED — Top center. Miss Mary Ellen Moseley, daughter of Mrs." A. E. Mathis of Wilmington, whose engagement to Albert Bas com Reeves, III. son of Mr. and Mrs. A. B Reeves of Burgaw, is announced todav by her mother. PROSPECTIVE BRIDE — Top right. Miss Clarice Leona Hill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Hill of Wilmington, whose engage ment is announced to James Del bert Whitehead, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Whitehead of Nashville, Tenn. TO MARRY SATURDAY—Lower left. Miss Joyce Louise Anderson, i of Crystal, N. D.. whose marriage to Urchie Bertram Ellis, son of I Mr. and Mrs. Urchie Chadwick Ellis of Chicago formerly of Wil mington. is to take place on Satur day. Mr. Ellis is the grandson of Mrs. Bertram Quelch of Forest Hills, this city. SPRING BRIDE-ELECT—Lower center. Miss Christine Lewis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Shuford S. Lewis of this city, whose engage ment is announced to Guy Klock Myers, son of Mrs. G. A. Snyder and the late H. Cecil Myers of Daytona Beach, Fla. The wedding is planned for the spring. MISS SARA MCADAMS—Lower right, Rising senior at the Wom an’s college of the University of North Carolina, who is the daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Mc Adams, 1919 Nun street, Wilming ton, has been named house presi dent of Jamison Hall for the 1947 48 session in a recent campus-wide election. Miss McAdams, who is majoring in secretarial administra tion, is also a member of the col lege YWCA and the Clogging club, an organization for talented tap dances. Duty of the house presi dent is to direct the activities of her hall, preside over house and hall board meetings, attend legis lature meetings, and be respon sible, in general, for the conduct of her hall. ______ — _ '■ -—-- T Slightly Off The Record Wilmington, N. C. March 9, 1947. Hear Peggy: — Among the charming out-of-town guests who spent las* week end in Wilmington w^ere General Patrick H. Timothy, U. S. y B neers, retired, and Mrs. Timothy of New York city, who arrived here by motor on Saturday and remained until Monday, visiting Colonel and Mrs. Beverly C. Snow at their home in Forest Hills. Genera and Mrs. Timothy and Colonel and Mrs. Snow were the dinner pests of Mr. and Mrs. J. Irving Corbett and Mrs. Harry Stovall at The Cape Fear Country club’s Saturday night dinner. General Tim°th> "retired from the army about six months ago and is now consulting engineer for most of the large pipe lines in America. Four other delightful visitors who were here last week-end eie Mr. and Mrs. J. Chadbourn Bolles and Mr. and Mrs. Haines Lassiter of Charlotte, who drove down for the week-end and were guests of Rosemary White Bolles’ father, E. L. White, at his home in Oleander. Rosemary and “Chad” are former Wilmingtonians who have made ‘beir home in Charlotte for several years now but who maintain a lovely summer home at Wrightsville Beach which they occupy annually. Their beach house is a veritable mecca each season aping the hot weather for interesting people from the Piedmont section North Carolina who are easily lured to Wrightsville by an invitation I from such a grand couple as The Chadbourn Bolles’. They are >°unB-| attractive, good looking, highly successful, socially prominent, ho -I ratable, and best of all they possess in abundance that pop Pmce °f all possessions, in my opinion, a zest for living, which e lenc People cal! “Joie de Vivre”, Mrs. Harry C. James, a recent bride, who prior to ner marling °n January 18 was Dolores Holt Cheatham of Burlington, was honored 011 Tuesday last when Miss Elizabeth Hardwicke and Miss Louise Wells entertained a number of friends with bridge and lunch at the Cape Fear Country club’s weekly bridge luncheon. Upon the arrival cf the guests at 11 o’clock bridge was played at seven tables, with luncheon following at 1:30 o’clock. About thirty guests were invited t0 meet Mrs. James who is quite an addition to the younger social contingent of the city. Dolores and Harry James are residing at The leander Court apartments. . . ( Mr. and Mrs. Albert F. Perry returned on Monday from Washing lon. D. c., where they spent last week-end. Lr. and Mrs. A. McR. Crouch. Jr., who have been making their ™me temporarily with the former’s parents, Dr. and Mrs. A. McR. Ccou-h at 520 Dock street moved during the past week into the D. L. Cove home at 602 Dock street, which they recently purchased and eautifuiiy remodelled throughout. L. B. Page returned on Monday from Washington, D. C.. where ®n Saturday night he attended the 24th annual dinner of The White ouse Correspondent’s Association at The Statler hotel. Piesident Mima® was. of course, present together with numerous dignitar.es ol Lil ianh. Twenty or more professional entertaineis of the stage, screen, and radio entertained the guests, there being several hundred Present. Mr. and Mrs Herbert Sneath of Boston, returned to their home 7 motor on Friday after a brief stay at The Cape Fear hotel. Mrs. ,!'eath is pleasantly remembered in Wilmington as the former Nelle Mercier who made her home here for a number of years prior to 1930. recent marriage of Miss Mercier and Mr. Sneath took place at rkl°n. Md.. on Saturday, January 23. 1947. For the past five weeks ce Snoaths have been visiting points of interest in Florida and spent (Continued on Page Three, Col. 1) Little Theatre Production Set For March 18 “The Man Who Came To Din ner,” Hilarious Comedy, Will Be Staged In NHHS On Tuesday evening, March 18, at 8:30 oclock at New Hanover High school auditorium, the Thali ans will present the well known hilarious comedy “The Man Who Came To Dinner. Rehearsals are in progress, be ing directed by J. Paddison Pret low, assisted by Robert Red mayne, both experienced in acting ana producing plays. An excellent cast has been chosen consisting of many “old timers and several very promis ing newcomers. Lester Preston will play the role of the Sheridan Whiteside, the most disagreeable lecturer who has come to dinner with the Stan lys and slipped on the front step, therefore forced to stay for six weeks. In this six weeks he drives the whole Stanly family nearly crazy, his various friends, oome to visit him in the Stanlys home, and others send presents such as pen quins, a mummy case, a “Coch roach city, to say nothing of an octopus. Mary Ormond will play the flut tery and excited Mrs. Stanly, and Mr. Stanly, by Andrew Johnson, “Andy does a grand job of the disgusted head of the house who is not allowed to use his own liv ing, dining room or even his tele phone bee use Mr. Whiteside has taken possession. Mary Cameron, who will be re (Continued on Fage Three, Col. 4) Mrs. Walter L. Sheffield, Jr... Winter Bride, Is Entertained Here _ M ___ Mrs. Walter L. Sneffield, Jr., who before her marriage on Jan uary 25 in Jackson, Mississippi was Miss Ruth Maxyne Smith, was honored yesterday when Mrs. W. E. Beale and Miss Lucy Shef field entertained with a lovely luncheon at the Elks _ club, 400 South Front street. The dining room was attractive ly decorated with mixed spring flowers in pastel shades and lunch eon was served from a beautifully appointed table. Guests were in vited for 1:15 o’clock. Mrs. Shef field was presented with a corsage of white flowers. Invited guests included: Mrs Sheffield, honoree, Mrs. Walter L Sheffield, mother-in-law of the honore, Miss Byah Thomas, Miss Mary Symmes, Miss Mary Jean Christie. Miss Martha Bellamy, Miss Elizabeth Otts. Mrs. B. H. Thomason, Jr., Mrs. Dan Thoma s o n. Miss Mary Ann Cheatham Mrs. Bruce B. Cameron, Jr.. Mrs. Dan Cameron. Mrs. Franklin El more, Mrs. James King, Miss Alice Pendleton, Mrs. Ed Montgo mery, Mrs. Charles F. Bell. Mrs Alex Trask, Mrs. Gene Fonvielle. Mrs. William M. Echols, Mrs Ransey Weathersbee, Jr., Mrs. Robert C. Platt, Jr., Mrs. W. J. Stephenson, Miss Frances Hayes and Miss Louise Wells. * * * Mary Ellen Moseley, |Albert Reeves Engaged ! Mrs. A. E. Mathis of Wilmin.a [ton. announces the engagement of her daughter. Mary El’on Mo«e | ’ey. to £lb°rt Bascrm R ' iSrd, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. I Reeves, Jr., of Burgaw, Mary Wright, William Rankin Wed In Tampa Miss Mary Wright, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lucien Wright of Tabor City, and William Rankin, Jr., 1412 Osborne avenue, Tampa, Fla., were married in Tampa Heights Methodist church on Saturday, March 1 at 4:30 o’clock. The Rev. H. Carter Hard in, pastor of the church, per formed the double ring ceremony. The bride was given in mar riage by her brother, Glenn Wright of Ocala. Fla. The couple had as their attendants Mr. and Mrs. George Harris who served as matron of honor and.best man. The bride wore a tailored aqua wool suit, Milan hat with veiling, corsage of white orchids on her prayer book. She wore pearls, gift of the bridegroom and carried a handkerchief belonging to Mrs. Lightfoot. Mrs. Harris wore a blue suit and smart spring hat with black accessories. Mrs. Rankin, a graduate of James Walker Memorial hospital School of Nursing, worked at James Walker for several years prior to going to Tampa Centre Asturiano hospital, where she served on the operating staff. She is a sister of L. L. Wright of Wil mington. Mr. Rankin, connected with e prominent Tampa family, is su i pervising engineer of Tam :e 1 Transit company, where tin | couple will reside. I Fayetteville Woman's Club Is Federated By MRS. CHARLES G. DOAK The big news for clubwomen this week is announcement from Mrs. John M. Council, second vice - president of the Federation of women’s Clubs, that the large Fayetteville woman’s club has joined the federation, thus bring ing 450 new members into the organization. It is always exciting to have clubs join the federation, large or small, but there is par ticular pleasure in welcoming the big Fayetteville club. For some months there has been expectancy that Mrs. Wil liam E. Whiddon, president of the club, would see it safely anchored in the federation before her administration ended, and sne ana ner suttesaui m uc, mis. James F. Furneyhough. have worked with Mrs. H. W. Doub of Aberdeen, district president, in completing the details of fed erating. Invitation to the Fayetteville club to federate was first ex tended by Mrs. J. Henry High smith during her presidency, and Mrs. Karl Bishopric renewed the invitation. Mrs. Bishopric will visit the club on March 14 and formally welcome it into the fed eration. Six years ago the Fayetteville Woman’s club leased an old his toric residence on Dick street, built around 1815 fora Federal banking house. It had been occupied by several prominent j families of the Cape Fear section at different times. Elliott Anna ! Daingerfield. the noted painter, lived there once and the club has i recently "set aside one room to | (Continued On Page Two; Col. 6) Miss Joyce Louise Anderson, Urchie Bertram Ellis To Marry _ _ -i. ..... ' . -- Miss Overton, f Mr. Pomeranz Engaged To Wed ____ Mr. and Mrs. James A. Over-| ton, of Sanford, announce the en gagement of their daughter. An nie Laurie, to Robert- E. Pomer anz of Sanford, son of Benjamin Pomeranz and the late Mrs. Pom eranz of Far Rockaway, N. Y. The wedding will take place in the spring. Miss uvenon grauuciiea Meredith college, Raleigh, and did post graduate work at the Uni versity of North Carolina. She taught public school music and di rected church choirs in Southern Pines. In 1944 she went overseas and was recreational director of the American Red Cross in Egn land, France and Germany, re turning to the United States in 1946. Mr. Pomeranz graduated from' North Carolina State college. Ra leigh, in 1943,f with degree o Bachelor of mechanical engineer ing. At present he is development engineer with the Edwards Com pany in Sanford. Miss Overton is a niece of Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Kellam of this city and will be remembered by friends made while visiting here. * * * BIRTH ANNOUNCED Mr. and Mrs. Jack Yates of Dallas, Texas, announce the birth of a daughter, Susan, on March 6. Mrs. Yates is the former Jane Ellen Baldwin ox this city. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Anderson nf Crystal, North Dakota, an nounce the engagement and ap proaching marriage of theii daughter, Joyce Louise, to Urchie Bertram Ellis, of Chicago. Mr. Ellis is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Urchie Chadwick Ellis ol Chicago formerly of Wilmington. His mother is the former Lilias Louise Quelch, daughter of Mrs. Bertram Quelch of Guilford ave nue, Forest Hills, this city, and the late Mr. Quelch. The groom’s father, also a Wii mingtonian, is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Urchie Chadwick Ellis of this city. Miss Anderson, the orme-io-oe, is living with her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Carney, 8138 South Maryland avenue, Chicago. She is working as a laboratory technician for Mr. Carney. Miss Anderson and Mr. Ellis will be married on Saturday, March 15 at 3 o’clock at Thorn dike Hilton Memorial chapel which is located at the University of Chicago. Clarice Hill, Mr. Whitehead Engaged ToWed Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Hill of Win ter Park, announce the engage ment of their daughter, Clarice Leona, to James Delbert White head, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Whitehead of Nashville, Tenn. Wedding plans will be announc ed at a later date.