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Mrs. W. H. Pemberton at her home on Dock street. Mrs. norms
prior to her marriage was Hattie Pemberton of Wilmington.
Mrs Robert Blake, nee Vera Diehl, who has spent the past
few months with her mother, Mrs. Arthur Diehl at her seasonal
home at Wrightsville Beach, left the end of this weeK for Cleveland,
Ohio to visit her husband’s father, Mr. Blake. After spending a
short while in Ohio, Vera with her father-in-law and a cousin, will
tro to Wyoming where they will spend some time on a dude ranch
and participate in the fall sport of Big Game Hunting.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond H. Holland returned to their home at
510 Dock street in the city, on Friday, after summering at them
warm weather residence 314 South Lumina avenue, Wrightsville
Bead'- _ „ , --
n,l]CS iLQUIi UluJiau-'.
Kitty Coibstt, and Mrs. Junius
C. Smith returned to their re
spective homes in the city yes
terday after spending two weeks
at High Hampton, Cashiers, N.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Laurence
Sprunt are spending some time
at the Homestead, Hot Springs,
Va. after attending the marriage
of their son, Kenneth M. Sprunt
and M ss Betsy Long at Winston
Salem on Sentember 20.
F. H. Fechtig and daughter
Miss Allie Morris Fechtig of
1310 Princess street are vaca
tioning at Little Switzerland in
the mountains of western North
Carolina. They expect to return
home for the winter in about
two weeks, we hear.
Friends of Miss Carrie K.
Myers will learn with regret
hat she is confined to her home
at 510 Market street because of
a slight illness. Her condition is
act regarded as serious and she
is recuperating rapidly.
Mrs. P. R. Smith, Mrs. J.
Frank Hackler, Mrs. R. Bryant
Pare, Jr. and Mrs. Aimed a
Stewart Edwards motored to
Raleigh last week-end to parti
cipate in the State master-noint
duplicate contract bridge tour
nament. We haven i heard yet
exactly how they came out. but
we are willing to bet that they
made an extremely creditable
sh'". ’"»g for themselves and for
'tlm glory of Wilmington bridge
The many friends of Mrs.
Francis Curtzwiler of Toledo,
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Corner Front and Grace Sts.
Ohio, formerly Frances Bailey
Kidder of this city, will be de
lighted to hear that she was
able to return to her summer
home at Wrightsville Beach the
end of this week, her condition
greatly improved-after being a
patient at James Walker Me
morial hospital for four days.
Mrs. Edmond Page of Colum
!bus. Ga., will arrive in the city
late this afternoon by motor ae
| companied by her brother-in-law
j and sister-in-law. Mr. and Mrs.
Rinaldo B. Page, after attend
ing the Georgia-Carolina game
at Chapel Hill yesterday. Edith
Page’s annual visit to Wilming
ton is eagerly anticipated by her
host of friends here. She is one
of Georgia's “fairest” and is
equally as sweet, gentle, and
gracious as she is pretty. *
Mrs. Ben Graham and Mrs.
William H. Pemberton accom
panied by the former's son-in
law, John Hazelhurst, returned
on Tuesday night from Greens
boro where they spent two days
with Mrs. Graham’s daughter
and son-in,law, Mr. and Mrs.
Butler French at their charming
new home on Friendly Road.
Mrs. French is the former
Margaret Graham of this city.
John Hazeinurst spent a day1
in Burlington on business.
Mrs. Thomas F. Darden, Mrs j
Mary Nixon Hardwicke, Miss
Elizabeth Hardwicke of 410
South Front street, and Mrs. A.
Sidney Williams of The Olean
der Court apartments have re
turned to their homes in the city |
after spending several weeks at j
the VanLeuven cottage on West
Oxford street at Wrightsville
Mrs. B. Purnell Eggleston and
son Carrington Eggleston of 109
North 17th street have returned
from Roanoke, Va. where they
were registered at the Roanoke, '
lovely resort hotel. Mrs. Egg
gleston’s son and daughter-in
law, Mr. and Mrs. B. Purnell
Eggleston, Jr., recently moved
to Roanoke to live where Pur
nell will engage in the practise !
of law following his graduation
from the University of Virginia
Law School. Mrs. Eggleston, Jr.
is the former Loulie Murchison,
daughter of Dr. and Mrs. David
R. Murchison of Wilmington.
Mrs. J. Victor Grainer of 813
Market street is visiting her son
and daughter-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. Isaac B. Grainger at their !
home in Montclair, N. J., after'
attending the marriage of her j
great-niece-in-1 a w, Miss Chris-'
tine Jacob Tjarda van Starken
borgh St'achouwer of The Neth
erlands and Paris. France, to
Fendall Marbury Clagett of Up
per Marlboro, Md. The bride,
Mrs. Clagett, is the grand-dau
ghter of Mrs. Fannie Grainger
Marburg of Baltimore and the
late Theodore Marburg, at one
time Ambassador to England.
Mrs. Marburg is the sister of
the late Charles S. Grainer and
the late J. V. Grainger of this
Mr. and Mrs. Dan H. Penton
and family are again occupying
their home in Oleander after
summering at their Wrightsville
Beach residence on West Fayet
teville street. The Pentons
motored to Chapel Hill yester
day to attend the Carolina
Georgia football game.
inis, icncne cox oi nsnevme
is spending several weeks at
Wrightsville Beach with friends.
Mrs. Coxe who is a cousin of
Miss Alice Boatwright of 14
South Third street, has been
coming to Wilmington for a
great many years and is well
and affectionately known here.
Dr. and Mrs. James F. Rob
ertson and family are occupying
their new home on Forest Hills
Drive after spending the sum
mer at their seasonal cottage,
329 South Lumina avenue,
Wrightsville Beach.
Mrs. Florence Strange of 113
| South Fifth street has returned
| from Washington where she
visited her son and daughter-in
jlaw, Mr. and Mrs. Robert
! Strange.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael C.
Brown of Wrightsville Beach
were among those witnessing
the Carolina-Georgia game yes
terday afternoon at Chapel Hill.
Mrs. Robert L. Henley has re
turned from Blowing Rock
where she was the attractive
guest of Mrs. Graham Kenan
j and Mrs. J. K. Wise at their
| summer home.
Friends of Mrs. M. F. Allen
iof 105 South 15th street will
regret to hear of her illness at
James Walker hospital.
Colonel and Mrs. George W.
Gillette of Atlanta have returned
to their home after spending
several days here last week.
Peg, I read, in Friday’s paper
l that in all probability Col. Gil
lette will be apnointed head of
; The State Port Authority with
- headquarters at Wilmington
j upon his retirement from the U.
S. Army Corps of Engineers this
fall or early winter. This is in
deed good news for it will mean
that Col. and Mrs. Gillette will
again call Wilmington home.
Two of the most popular people
you will meet in a day’s journey,
the Gillettes, need no introduct
ion to Wilmington society. Col
lonel Gillette has served three
separate and distinct assign
ments as head of the Wilming
ton district U. S. Army Engi
NEW CHEERLEADERS—Shown above are five of the high s chool cheerleaders. Left to right, Shirlene CoMad, Pete Aoree,
Janice Harvell, Don Peterson and Beth Harriss. Shirlene, Pete, Don and Beth are the four newly elected cheerleaders for this year.
They were elected by popular vote of the student body on Septem ber 17._va a 1 r_L
Business Circles Of Presbytery
Plan Annual Meeting October 5
The annual meeting of the
Business Women’s circles of
Wilmington Presbytery will be
held Sunday afternoon, October
5. in Kenan Memorial chapel of
the First Presbyterian church.
Miss Frances Hesser. mission
ary to Brazil on leave in the
country, will be guest speaker.
Mrs. Clyde B. Case. Presbv
terial business women’s advisor,
will preside at the meeting
which will begin promptly at 3
o’clock, registration will be
held at 2:45 p.m.
The theme of the afternoon
conference will be “One World
neers, while Mrs. Gillette is the
former Mrs. Marguerite Bel
lamy MacRae of this city. For
the past year Col. Gillette has
been stationed at Atlanta as Di
visional Chief of Army Engine
Friends ' of Miss Jeanie
Strange of 113 South Fifth street
will be sorry to hear that she
has been confined to her home
for the past two weeks with a
slight foot injury as the result
of an accident which occured
at home.
Mrs. Leslie R. Hummell and
son, Leslie Hummell, Jr., have
returned from Danville, Va.,
where they attended the wed
ding of the former's cousin, John
Minor. Numerous elaborate pre
nuptial entertainments were
given in honor of the popular
young couple and were attended
by Mrs. Hummel and her son.
The mid-night oil is dwindling,
Peg, so I will close with the
season’s best wishes added to a
goodly portion of my love for
you. Devotedly yours, Virginia.
—One Lord.” Greetings will be
extended the visitors by Mrs. R.
C. McCarl, president of the
Woman’s auxiliary of the host
church, and the Presbyterian
Program of Progress will be
presented by Mrs. J. Max
Gregg, Women’s auxiliai’y presi
dent of Wilmington Presbytery.
Music will be furnished by
Mrs. Eric Norden, organist, and
Mrs. Mary Eunice Troy, vocal
ist. A social hour is planned
following the meeting.
The program is as follows
Call to order, Mrs. C. B. Case
Deovtional service, Dr. Wil
liam Crowe, Jr .
Humn, “This is My Father’s
Greetings. Mrs. R. C. McCarl
Program of Progress, Mrs J.
-7T. Gregg
Circle exchanges;
Foreign Mission secretary,
Mrs. R. C. Platt. Jr.
Address, Miss Frances Hes
ser, missionary to Brazil.
Report of credential commit
Place of next meeting.
numn, uora uismiss us
With Thy Blessings.'"
About 50 delegates are expect
ed from churches in Clinton,
! Elizabethtown, Wallace, More
j head City, Burgaw, Wilmington,
I Warsaw, Jacksonville, Faison,
• Mount Olive, and Kenansville.
Limbo was a sort of neutral
land on the confines of paradise,
[ for those who were not good
| enough to go to heaven, nor bad
enough to go to he1.!.
Miss Macy Saunders,
Archie Spires Wed
Miss Macy Saunders, of Chad
bourn, became the bride of Ar
chie Franklin Spires, Jr., of
Sumter, S. C., in a ceremony of
simplicity and beauty Sunday
September 14 at 1:15 o’clock in
the Piney Forest Baptist church.
The Rev. S. N. Lamb, pastor
of the bride, officiated using the
double-ring ceremony. The vows
were spoken before an impro
vised altar of palms, white glad
ioli and chrysanthemums.
Before the ceremony pre-nup
tial music was played by Miss
Margaret Goodman, pianist.
Miss Sheila Sutton sang The
Sweetest Story Ever Told.
The bride and bridegroom en
tered the church together to the
tune of the wedding march from
Lohengrin. For her wedding the
bride chose a lovely fall model
Soires, mother of the bride
black accessories. Her corsage
was a pink orchid,
of medium blue crepe with
bride, wore navy with black ac
cessories and a shoulder cor
sage of white tuberoses. Mrs.
Mrs. Saunders, mother of the
groom, wore black crepe with
black accessories and her cor
sage was of red rosebuds.
Immediately following the
ceremony the bride’s mother
entertained at a buffet luncheon
and cake cutting, for the bridal
couple and -relatives at her
Later tne couple left on a
wedding trip through Georgia
and Florida, after which they
will reside in Sumter, S. C.
Mrs. Spires is the youngest
daughter of Mrs. James Arthur
Saunders, Sr. and the late Mr.
Saunders of Chadbourn. Mr.
Spires is the son of Mr. and
your sty/ M i
when you c , 5 hc
7 e/ec^ &
• Black Suede
• Bmwn Suede
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Cinderella f| coterie
113 North Front Street
Mrs. Archie Franklin Spires, Sr.
of Sumter, S. C. and is employ
ed by Courtwright Chevrolet Co.
of that city.
Among those from out-of-town
attending the wedding were
Mr. and Mrs. Archie F. Spires,
Sr., Marion Spires and Mr. and
Mrs. Aubrey Hatfield, of Sum
ter, S. C., Mr. and Mrs. B. C.
Fussell, Mr. and Mrs. Warren
Ward and children of Wilming
ton, Rev. and Mrs. S. N. Lamb
and daughter and Mrs. W. M.
Bullard of Whiteville.
* * *
Young Louise Lewis
Has Firsi Birthday
Mrs. Aubrey E. Lewis of Lake
Forest gave a party for her
daughter, Louise Catherine Lew
is, who recently celebrated her
first birthday Friday afternoon.
Ice cream, cake, and baskets
of candy were included among
Guests present were: Alice
and Dick Brook, Johnnie Camp
bell, Sandy Glover, Dean and
Max Hawkins, Allen Ketchum,
Daphne Lewis, Donnie Lewis,
Marsha Rackley, and Jane and
Fred Wooten.
Mrs. Pete Brook, Mrs. Yates
Hawkins, Mrs. Harold Ketchum,
Mrs. Edgar Lewis, Mrs. Dewey
Rackley, Mr. A. M. Williams,
and Mrs. J. Matthew Wooten.
Raymond Bishop
✓ Feted At Party
Mrs. Doyle Brown, Edwin
Merritt and Raymond Woodcock
entertained their brother, Ray
mond Bishop, with a birthday
party at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Minor Bishop at Seagate
Games were played and win
ners were presented with prizes
after which refreshment* .
served. w,r«
Guests included: Linwood B
son, Laura Ormsby, Louise g
ham, Ray Campbell. Hazel B^'
ham, Jack Bishop, peggv ,"'n'
Grimsley, Harry Pad V<‘ c‘ Rft
Lyn Koester, Harrs 0ver^
Charles Gore,, Raymond \\f,r '
Richard Woodcock, Mr. and y'"'
Edwin Merritt, Mr. and v
Raymond Woodcock, Mr, n ,
Brown and Ronnie Woodcn-u.
Carole Merritt. an<^
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