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Methodist Church
Circles Will Meet
The circles of Fifth Avenue
Methodist church will meet this
week as follows:
1 - Mrs. C. J. Keen, 1718 Orange
street, Monday 3:30 P- m.
1 - Mrs. R. L. Rankin 10 16
Market street, Monday 3:30 p. m.
3 - Mrs. Z. V. Hodges, 109 South
15th street, Tuesday 8 p. m.
4 - Mrs C. E. Bender, 501 Grace
street, Tuesday 3:30 p. m.
5 - Mrs. R. J. Ennis, 1005 Chest
nut street, Tuesday 8 p. m.
6 - Mrs. H. R. Davs, 115 Wood
lawn avenue, Monday 8 p. m.
7 - Mrs. C. W. Myers, Pmey
Woods, Tuesday 8 p. m.
* * *
Immanuel Church
Circles To MeetJ
The circles of Immanuel Pres
byterian church will meet as fol
No. 1—Miss Mildred Horne,
chairman, with Mrs. C. W. Wilson.
2512 Princess street road, Tuesday,
J p. m. „
No. 2 — Mrs. Annie Cumber,
chairman, with Mrs. Manley M.
Taylor, 406 Central boulevard,
Tuesday, 3 p.m.
No. 3—Mrs. Alan Smith, chair
man. with Mrs. W. A. Marine, 411
South 17th street, Monday, 8 p.m.
No. 4—Mrs. Malcolm Hall, chair
man, with Mrs. How7ard Jackson.
1113 South Third street, Tuesday,
8 p.m.
No. 5—Mrs. How'ard Littleton,
chairman, with Mrs. James Holton
307 Greenfield street. Monday, 7:30
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..IIJHWIIW '■ . .—
SORORITY PLEDGES—Shown above are the new pledges to Alpha Iota chapter of Beta Sigma Phi who were initiated at the
meeting held this week in observance of the 16th birthday of the organization. They are left to right: Apryle Harrell, Lois Mintz Gwe
Kennedy Elizabeth Chenier, Jean Walton, Marie Costin, Theresa Anderson, Agnes Blanchard, Daisy Stackhouse, Linda Rogers and Betty
CHADBOURN, May 3—Leo Der
rick and Richard McCleney spent
Monday in Wake Forest.
Mrs. J. H. Land was a visitor
to Wilmington Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawson Brown
visited Mrs. Brown’s mother, Mrs.
W. H. Pierce, in Charlotte the
past week.
T. O. Wilkinson and Bill Coats
of South Boston, Va., were recent
visitors in town.
Mr. and Mrs. Dick Williamson
spent several d3ys the past week
in Raleigh.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur William
son of Cerro Gorda we-e visitors
in town Friday.
Paul Mashburn, student at State
college. was the wees-end guest
ot his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Mrs. J. F. Blake re'umeu this
week from Duke hospital, where
she has been receiving treatment.
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Pc icock
are visiting relatives in Chaunce.v,
Mrs. Joe Carr of Columbia, S.
C.. is a guest of Mr. and Mrs.
C. D. Carr.
Miss Joanne Baldwin spent the
week-end in Asheville visiting Mr.
and Mrs. E. C. Merrill.
Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Martin of
Wilmington, and Mr. and Mrs.
Theo Martin of Mullins, spent
Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. D.
M. Carter.
Mrs. Wiley Porter of Nashville,
Tenn., left this w^eek for her home
after' a visit to her son-in-law and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Carlyle
Mrs. J. C. Lewis has returned
from Dayton, Ohio where sne vis
ited her son-in-law and daughter,
Dr. and Mrs. Bill Hanning. She
also visited her son-in-law and
daughter. Dr. and Mrs. Paul
Blake at Lansdowne. Pa., on the
Miss Christine Williamson of
Meredith college, spent the week
end at her home here. She had
as her guests Misses Nell Dean
Owen of Asheville and Frances
Meadows of Kernersville. also stu
dents at MerediUi.
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Slate Women's Clubs Held First
Convention Here In Summer Of 1907
_ „___I
Annual Session Will Again Be
Held Here The Latter
Part Of May
Forty years ago the North Caro
lina Federation of Women's
clubs, scheduled to convene at the
Ocean Terrace hotel, Wrigntsville
Eeach May 21-23, was entertained
in Wilmington for the first time.
Miss Margaret Gibson anc. Mrs.
j. T. Alderman, Henderson, were
the local and state presidents
when convention dates were April
23-25, 1907.
Mrs. R. W. Hicks, mother of
Mrs. E. B. Josey and Glasgow
Hicks present member and asso
ciate member, was Sorosis presi
dent when Mrs. C. C. Hook of
Charlotte was state executive and
Wilmington's convention dates
were June 7-10, 1921.
Mrs. W. A. Fonvielle, was Soio
sis president and convention
chairman, assisted by Mrs. J. C.
Williams for the third annual
meeting here. April 27-29, 1938.
Mrs. H. G. Etheridge of Asneville,
was the presiding officer.
Mrs. A. R. Willis is now presi
dent of Sorosis. Mrs. Karl Bishop
ric of Spray is North Carolina
Federation president.
Senior Sorosis committees for
the convention this year are: Gen
eral chairman. Mrs. J. C. Wil
liams, assistant general chairman.
Mrs. W. Elliott O’Neal: bulletin
board. Mrs. C. S. Lowrimore; con
ference rooms. Mrs. W. A. Fon
vielle: decorations, Mrs. N. D. Ed
wards: credentials, Mrs. J. S.
Zap!: convention hall. Mrs. Rus
sell WTood: cutodian of awards,
Mrs. F. A. Matthes, Jr.: dinner*
and banquets Mrs. H. T. New
land: exhibits; Mrs. J. K. Ward:
first aid, Mrs. Kenneth Marshall:
information desk. Mrs. Bereniece
Stellings; music, Mrs. Q. B.
Snipes: processional Mrs. Rar.sey
Weathersbee: publicity Mr-. W.
A Fonvielle; radio, Mrs. L. L.
Motte; scrapbook, Mrs. H. T.
Fisher; social courtesy, Mrs. Paul
Burton; souvenirs, Mrs. H. S. Mc
Girt; special guests. Mrs. A. B.
Cheatham: timekeeper. Mrs. A. B.
Love: transportation. Mrs. J. H.
Fussell; envelopes, Mrs. W. M.
Dickson: program exchange, Mrs.
II. L. McKibbin; pictures, Miss
Virginia Ward.
♦ * *
Awards To Be Made
In Flower Show To
Wild Flower Exhibits
Due to the unusual interest in
the wild flower exhibit of the flow
er show and the amount of effort
being put into some of the special
exhibits of wild flowers, although
this section was announced as non
competitive, the judging chairmen
have consented to request the
flower show j dges to award spe
cial ribbon or ribbons for wild
flower exhibits.
This will not cover specimen of
wild flowers but exhibits made up
of wild flower materials. Hou’ever
specimens of beautiful wild flow
ers are earnestly requested for the
• * *
Missionary Circles
Of Sunset Church
Will Meet Monday
The Sunset Park Baptist Mis
sionary circles will meet Monday
at 8 p. m. as follows:
Katie Murray circle with Mrs.
A. C. Jackson, 8 North Van Buran
Pearl Johnson circle with Mrs.
Linwood Hardy, 16 South Adams
Elizabeth Hale circle at the
Bonnie J. Rae circle with Mrs.
J. A. Pierce, 15 South Washington
All members of these circles are
urged to be present at this meet
* * *
Eddie Mclnnis, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Carl Mclnnis, 214 Virginia
avenue, Riverside, celebrated his
seventh birthday on Thursday aft
ernoon at his home with a birth
day party given by his mother.
During the afternoon games and
contests were played and prizes
were won by Jimmy McFarlane,
Colon Johnson and Harford
Nobles. Ice Cream and cake with
candy were served after the
Guests included: Wilhelmina
Carroll, Rachel Humphrey, Nancy
Humphrey, Peggy McFarlane, Su
san Sleshinger, Linda Merritt,
Mary Ann Smith, Brenda Nobles,
Buzz Hornaday, Edward Kilman,
Ronald Upchurch, Craig O’Neal,
Earl Carrol], Colon Johnson. Jim
my McFarlane, George Swishart,
Jimmy Swishart, Frankie Israel,
Johnny Whysike, Bryan Conant.
Edward Straughn, Harford
Nobles, and Ray Mclnnis.
New York City, in a six-week
campaign a g a i nst ragweed,
sprayed 3,000 acres with 850.000
gallons of a killer solution, with
a fotal cost of $33,000.
Mrs. H. E. Longley and Mrs.
P. B. Harrah left Friday for
Wsynesboro, Va., where they went
to attend the May Day event at
Fairfax Halt on Saturday where
Miss DeLean Longley, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Longley was crown
ed May Queen.
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Miller and
Miss Betty Miller will return to
day after spending the week-end
in Savannah. Ga.. where they
went to take Mrs. Miller's father
home, P. W. Stewart, who had
been their guest here for a week.
Capt. David S. Orrell who is a
patient at James Walker Memori
al hospital, is slowly improving
from an illness.
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. George Savage
and son. George. Jr., are spend
ing their vacation with Mrs. Sav
age's brother and sister-in-law,
M". and Mrs. Dosher Ruark. Jr.,
in Birmingham, Ala.
# * *
Miss Betty Rabon. who recently
underwent an appendectomy at
Bulluck clinic, returned to her
home yesterday.
* * •
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Coe of Ram
sey. N. J.. arrived Saturday to
visit with her aunt. Mrs. C. B.
Bcllois at her home here.
* * +
Dan Page, 110 Bryan avenue,
Longwood. is a patient at James
Walker Memorial hospital where
he is undergoing treatment.
* * *
Mrs. Jay Shepherd and daugh
ter, Anne, of Newton, are visiting
Mrs. Shepherd’s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Richter.
* * *
G. J. Walsak, 1725 Orange
street, who has been a patient at
Bulluck clinic, is reported as im
* * *
Miss Nancy Powell left Friday
for Greenville to visit her sister
Dorthy Powell, a student at Eest
Carolina Teachers college. She
was accompanied by Miss Doro
thy Shearin. while there tney at
tended the May Day activities.
* * *
Jeff Corbin. Jr., of Florence. S.
C., is spending the week-end with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff
Corbin at their home in Lake For
* * *
Mrs. Minnie Opie of Danville.
Va., w’ill arrive Monday to spend
seme time with Mr. and Mrs. Jeff
Corbin at their home in Lake For
Many trees bear male and fe
male flowers.
Chestnut Street
P r e - School Clinic
Slated For May 12
The Chestnut school will hold
the pre-school clinic Monday,
May 12, at 1:30 o’clock in the
school auditorium. Dr. Guy Pig
ford will be present for the dental
examinations and Dr. Paul Stuck
will be in charge of the medical
Movies will be shown and re
freshments served. All parents
with children entering school foi
the first time in the fall are urged
to register them with the principal
at this time.
* + *
Legion Auxil i a r y
Will Meet Tuesday
Plans for the Poppy day pro
g:a:n which will be held the Iasi
day of May. will be discussed al
the monthly meeting of the Amer
ican Legion auxiliary Tuesday
evening at 8 o'clock.
The auxiliary award will be
made to the outstanding partici
Dorothy Forbes
ToPreside At
Junior Meetings
Convention Chairmen For An
nual State Convention
Are Announced
Miss Dorothy Forbes, of this
city, sate junior president of the
North Carolina Federation of
Women’s clubs, will preside at the
junior sessions of the state con
vention which will start with a
luncheon on Junior day, May 22.
Mrs. Robert W. Fennell, is pres
ident of North Carolina Junior So
rosis, and Mrs. W. Elliott O Neal
is assistant general chairman for
the convention of May 21-23 at
Wrightsville beach.
Mrs. Bradley J. Wootten was
the first president of Junior Soro
sis and received recognition when
the state convention met in Wil
mington in 1938 as leader of the
most recently organized club in
the state.
Junior committees ior me tun
vention include: Bulletin board,
Mr- W. E. Stanley; conference
rooms, Mrs. W. A. Corbett: deco
rations. Mrs. John Porter; creden
tials. Mrs. Hubert Newland: con
vention hall, Mrs. Sidney V. Al
len; custodian of awards, Mrs. F.
A. Matthes. Jr.; dinners and ban
quets, Mrs.' James B. Lounsbury
exhibits, Mrs. James Sloan; -irst
aid Mrs. Cecil Sandifer; informa
tion desk, Mrs. J. Fred Rippj'.
Jr.; music. Miss Sara Bradshaw;
processional, Mrs. Robert O.
Way: publicity. Mrs. L. Franklyn
Jones: radio, Mrs. Davis Polvogt,
scrapbook. Miss Anne Woodbury:
social courtesy.- Mrs. Sglvia Hall
Karris: souvenirs. Miss Daisy Lee
Woodbury; special guests, Mrs.
Bradley J. Wootten; timekeeper,
Miss Marjorie Voss; transporta
tion. Mrs. G. M. Speaker; enve
lopes, Miss Shirley Newland: pro
gram exchange. Mrs. Cecil Sandi
fer; idea box, Mrs. T. R. Ames.
pant in the musical audition held
April 24 at the New Hanover High
All members and eligible mem
bers of the auxiliary are urged to
The executive board will meet
at 7:30 p.m. _
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