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(Continued From Page One) home 15 West Fayetteville street, Wrightsville Beach, in honor of . their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Louis J Poisson, Jr., who have recently arrived in Wilmington and expect to make tnen future home here. Louis Poisson, Jr., is an attorney who has just completed his law course at the University of Nort.i Carolina, Chapel * I]11'mi-- Alameda Stewart Edwards, formerly of Washington. D. C.. ho was appointed executive secretary of the Wllming.cn chapter of ; he American Red Cross several weeks ago, and who makes her home . here with her sister and brother-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. R. Bryant Hare, * Jr is entertaining a number of friends at cocktails today at the * Qurf Club Wrightsville Beach, at 12:30 o’cloclv. Alameda is summei 1 in* with the Hares at 81 North Lumina avenue. Wrightsville Beach. ‘ Her war record with the Red Cross was a splendid one her most * recent assignment before coming to Wilmington being in Costa Rica , and vp?avvihiani H. Sprunt of Winston-Salem is spending August at ■ the Beachland cottage, Wiightsville Leach It just wouldn’ seem * i:°'it for the summer to end without a visit from Eana Sprunt whose * annual vacation at the Reach is eagerly anticipated by her scores of * friends in this locality. And in this connection, we think it a feather * ir wrightsville's can that such an outstanding person as Edna Sprung ! prominent in social, civic, and medical circles in Piedmont North Carolina, likes our beach well enough to return here annually, which . she has made a practice of doing for twenty years or more, Edna . i, thp wife of our own Dr. William H. Sprunt, who grew up in Wil * mington He is the brother of Alex Sprunt, J. Dalziel Sprunt, and * Walter P. Sprunt of this city. , i Mr and Mrs J Holmes Davis of Forest Hills and Wrightsville * Bcr-ch left cn Frida.v by motor for Linville where they will spend two . Mrs. A. Glen Holt of Burlington, •v. u.o nas been registered at the "K My Cottage at Wrightsville iBeacn, has returns# to Morehead -City accompanied by Mr. Holt •who drove down for a short stay 'at Wrightsville. Mr. and Mrs. Holt land family spent July at Blowing ■Rock. • Mr. and Mrs. W. C. P. Bethell ’have extended invitations to a re !ception at their home in Glen -Arden on Wednesday evening, "August 20. at 8:30 o’clock, honor ing their son and daughter-in-law. -Captain and Mrs. George Bethel] whose marriage was an event ol “the early summer in Portland, lOregan. Mrs. Bethell. the former -Majolaine LeBeck, possesses both “beauty and talent, as she is the iolo harpist in Phil Spitalny’s All -Girl orchestra, which broadcasts “every Sunday night in “The Hour "of Charm”. George Bethell is a ICaptain in the Ordnance depart ment, U. S. Army, formerly “stationed at Portland, Ore. 2 Frank Adams of Alexandria, •Va., arrived at Wrightsville Beach •by motor on Friday to join Mrs. "Adams, who has been visiting her .mother. Mrs. R. Aubrey Parsley *»t her summer home for several “weeks. Prior to her marriage Mrs. 2Aoams was “Ludy” Parsley of -Wilmington. “ Mr. and Mrs. Stark Dillard with jheir son and daughter of Greens -boro arrived yesterday at •Wr'ghtsville Eeach and will spend "s rnonth, having leased one of the »Kauno Lehto cottages on West “•Oxford street. Mrs. Dillard is the ^former Alice Walker of Charlotte. .The Dillards need no introduction •p. Wrightsville as they are or.e, "of the most charming families ini .the piedmont section of the state •who have been visiting our resort Tor many vears. • Mr. and Mrs. Albert F. Perry "with their daughter, Miss Jane ^Perry, and their two sons, Frazier .and Arthur Perry returned last •week to their summer home, 11 ‘^East Fayetteville street, Wrights .ville Beach, after a visit of 'several weeks spent in Sheboygan, TV's., with Mrs. Perry’s mother, .Mrs, Arthur Hayssen. » Mr. and Mrs. John Hill Cronly "and Dr. and Mrs. Spillman of ^Richmond arrived yesterday at •Wrightsville Beach and are the at tractive guests of Mr. and Mrs. I SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT! We Have Just Been Appointed EXCLUSIVE DEALERS In This Territory For The Famous These Pianos Will Be On Display This Week Watch For Announcement HARRILL MUSIC CO. Front & Cirace Sts. Albert F. Perry at their seasonal home on the northern extension. John Cronly is the brother of R. D. Cronly of this city. Mrs. W. K. Sevier and two chil dren of Danville, Va., are the guests of the former’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Baker of Greensboro at their warm weather home 319 South Lumina avenue, Wrightsville Beach. Mrs. Sevier is the former Susan Baker. Also visiting the Bakers is Mrs. Ann Ogeltree of Columbus, Ga., who is Mrs. Baker’s sister. Mr. and Mrs. Garland F. Palmer and little son. Garland,! Jr. have returned from a motor | trip through the mountains of Western North Carolina and are again at home in the Oleander; Court apartments. They have as their guest the former’s father, Mr. Palmer, of Richmond, Va. who arrived in the city on Friday. M r s. Hazel Carlisle Powell ol Lumberton returned to her home last week after a two week’s visit with her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. George T. Clark at their summer cottage 16 East Charlotte street, Wrightsville Eeach. Her son, Bill Powell, who is a student at the University ot North Carolina, Chapel Hill, spent two week-ends here with his mother as guests of his aunt and uncle. J. Dalziel Sprunt of 1611 Market street is visiting his brother, Dr. William H. Sprunt at his home in Winston-Salem for several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. John son and son Charles Johnson, Jr., of Raleigh are’ spending some time at Wrightsville Beach where they are occupying one of the Hinton apartments on South Lumina avenue, near the Ocean: Terrace hotel. They have a-; their guests Mrs. J. A. Pointer, Mrs. Leon Brasfield, and Mrs. Darien [ Davis, d of Raleigh. The John sons rank high in the official family of North Carolina, Mr. Johnson being State Treasurer and aspirant for the Governorship in 1948. Both Mr. and Mrs. John-, son are well and popularly known at Wrightsville and have been the recipients of numerous social courtesies since their a'rrival here. Mrs. S. L. Marbury has -return ed from Atlanta, where she spent a week visiting friends, and is once more at home at Wrights ville Beach. General and Mrs. Albert Cox and family of Washington, D. C., are spending a month at Wrights ville Beach and are occup; ng the Cantwell cottage on South Lumina avenue. Mrs. Cox is the sister of Mrs. J. Laurence Sprunt of Wil mington and Wrightsville, and is one of our most beloved summer visitors whose arrival here each year is looked forward to with keenest anticipation. Miss Eleanor Willetts has re turned from Macon, Ga., and St. Petersburg, Fla., where she spent a week visiting friends and is again at home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Willetts at their summer home 18 Channel Drive, Wrightsville Beach. Mrs. James M. Edmunds, who has been with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James L. Duffy, 10 3 North 15th street, for the past several months awaiting her army overseas transportation orders left recently by motor for San Francisco from where she will go by plane to the Philippines. She will be met at Manila by Major Edmunds and after a few days there they will fly to B a d u i o, Philippine Islands, where he is stationed as executive officer at Camp John Hay. Mrs. Edmunds was accompanied to California by Mrs. Ralph W. Soverel, wno after seeing Mrs. Edmunds off will go to Sacramento to visit her son-in law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Bennett (the former Evelyn Soverel), and John Dickinson who is returning to his home ir. Santa Monica after a visit to Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Dickinson in Wilming ton. En route the party st ipped in Denver, Colo., for a visit to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Drake and Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Culp. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Beery have as their attractive house-guest at their Wrightsville Beach cottage Miss Martha Ann Blomberg of Bronxville, N. Y.; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Blomberg, will arrive to be with them the last week in August. They will re main here until the opening of the fall session of Skidmore college, Saratoga Springs. N. Y., where Martha Arm will resume her studies in music. The engagement of Miss Blomberg and Billy °°ei'y, Mr. and Mrs. Beery's son, wTas announced during the spring. Mr- and_Mrs. Tom Nash of Clnnouncuig . Mrs. Martha Davis is now a member of our siaff of skilled hair slylisfs. We exiend an invitalion lo her friends lo call us for appoinlmenls. TROUTMAN'S Beauty Salon 107, Chestnut Dial 7642 MISS VIRGINIA BLANCHARD — Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 0. C. Blanchard of Wilmington, whose engagement to Charles J. Cunning ham, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Cunningham of Wilmington, is an nounced. Local Center Will Sponsor City Play Day, _ Outstanding in the events plann ed for the month of August by the Community Center will be Play Day, which has been set for Wed nesday at the Greenfield Park. On this special day sll partici pants from playgrounds and rec reational centers in the city •will gather for fun, froc’ c, and re'c refreshments. Children are asked to meet with their groups at 10’; 30 o’clock on Wednesday morning. A pole made of the colors of each center will designate the group gathering at the park. Here the finals for long term tournaments which have been held this summer by each group will be played off and the city wide champions determined. Games and contests will be play ed by members of all age groups, and a banner will be presented to the winning playground. Victory will be based on the group holding the highest number of points which are to be awarded for win ing and participation. Each person attending is asked . to bring a picnic lunch, but drinks \ will be available at the park. Lunch and rest hour will be held from I until 2:30 o'clock. The awards will be made follow ing lunch, and a softball game wil climax a day of real enjoy ment. Those centers participating are Nesbitt Courts. Maffett Village, Memphis, Term., have returned home after a visit of a week at Wrightsville Beach with Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Parmele at their summer home 20 West Fayet teville street. En route to Memphis Edith and Tom Nash stopped at Myrtle Beach, S. C., for several days. Meares Harriss returned on Monday night from Winston Salem having driven his fiancee, Miss Mary Frances Kirby home on Sunday morning after her visit of a week at Wrightsville Beach with his family. Misses Margatet, Carrie, and Essie Harriss, Mrs. Philip W. Delano and Frank G. Harriss at their seasonal home 16 Channel Drive. The wedding of Miss Kirby and Meares Harriss will be a prominent social event of Sept. 12th at Winston-Salem. Invitations reading as follows have been received in the city; “The Faculty and Graduating Class of Brevard college request the honor of your presence at the Graduating Exercises Sunday evening, August twenty - fourth, nineteen hhndred and forty-seven, at eight o'clork, College Audi torium, Brevard, North Carolina.” Eugene Brooks Hardin, Jr., of Burlington and Wilmington is a member of the graduating class. “Gene” is the son of Mrs. A. Glen Holt of Burlington and Eugene B. Hardin of 102 South Fourth street, this city. Handsomely engraved an nouncements from Tiffany, bear ing the family coat of arms, were received in the city during the past week, reading as follows; “Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Hargrove Bellamy have the honour of an nouncing the marriage of their daughter, Mary Hargrove, to Mr Michael Corbett Stovall, Saturday, the fifth of July, one thousand nine hundred and forty-seven, Saint Andrew’s Church, Wrights ville Sound, North Carolina.” Mr. and Mrs. J. Holmes Davis, Jr., delightfully entertained a number of friends informally at cocktails last Sunday evening from 6:30 until 9:o’clock at their summer home 12 Birmingham street, Wrightsville Beach, in compliment to several out-of town guests who are vacationing at the resort. With mid-August upon us and Labor Day only two weeks off, we are unable to discern any per ceptible slackening in the social activities at our beaches, but in stead it seems that everyone is trying frantically to “catch up” with those social obligations which we never seem to do as early in the season as we would like to. We hear there are parties galore slated for the coming fortnight, so next Sunday we will be back with more news which we hope will be interesting. With kindest regards, best wishes, and much love. ^ Virgini Miss Johnston, Bride-Elect 01 Saturday, Feted Miss Sally Margaret Johnston, popular bride-elect of August 23, was honored recently at a crystal shower given by. Mrs. David O. Brittain. The home of Mrs. Brit lain was attractively decorated with arrangements of summer flowers. Upon arrival. Miss Johnston was presented a hair arrangement of white jasmine. Games were played durnig the evening after which Miss Johnston was presented many lovely pieces in her chosen crystal. A deliciou ice course was. served. Guests enjoying the occasion with the honoree and the hostess were: Mrs. S. C. Johnston, mother of the honoree, Mrs. N. E. Davis, Mrs. L, E. Hart, Jr., Miss Ethel Herring, Miss Mary Maids, Mrs. Jean B. Heathcote, Mrs. L. C. Al len, Jr., Miss Peggy Mclvcr, Miss Catherine Brittain, and Mrs. Buelah B. Brittain. * * * BIRTH ANNOUNCED Mr. and Mrs. J. Dexter James announce the birth of a daugh ter, Linda Darlene, August 7 at Marion Sprunt annex. Mrs. James is the former Dorothy Jones of this city. robert Strange playground, Cor nelius Harnett, and the Commun ity Center. Plans Made For Economics Salad Display Plans have been made for the salad show being sponsored by the Home Economics department of New Hanover High school on Au gust 26, 8 o’clock, at the Com munity center. The public is urged to make individual entries in the contest to help make a success of the show. Each contestant is asked to prepare a salad for dis play and a separate portion as a sample for tasting. Each individual may enter as many as five salads—one in each of the following classifications: 1. vegetable 2. fruit 3. meat or meat substitute 4. special occasions 5. combination — for example: fruit and vegetable Through the cooperation of the electrical appliance dealers, nu merous worthwhile prizes are be ing given to the winners in each salad group. These prizes include such articles as: radio, lamp, toasters, irons, aluminum ware, coffeemakers, etc. The salad show rules are as fol lows: 1. Entries are open to the gener al public. 2. No commercial exhibit will be judged. 3. Only one entry in each class is allowed to any one exhibitor. 4. All exhibits must be prepared by the contestant. 5. Favor will he given to local and commonly used foods. 6. Entries must be arranged be tween the hours of 6:30 and 7:30 o’clock. 7. The Home Economics depart ment is not responsible for the safety of exhibits or for the return of dishes to the exhibitors. * * * Poissons Give Party At Beach Mr. and Mrs. Louis J. Poisson entertained at their summer resi dence, 12 West Fayetteville street, Wrightsville Beach, yesterday aft ernoon between the hours of 5 and 7 o’clock with a party honoring their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Louis J. Poisson, Jr., vyho have recently returned to the city to make their home. The Poisson residence was charmingly decorated for the oc casion with a profusion of sum mer flowers and guests were re ceived by the hosts and their son and daughter-in-law. * * * Pamelia Ackerman Of Wallace, Will Wed Seymour Brown Mr. and Mrs. Emil Ralph Ack erman of Wallace announce the engagement of their daughter, Pamelia R h o d a, to Seymour Brown, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Brown of Goldsboro. 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