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October 15, 1963

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Z--Th« RobMonitn, Timdty, October 15, 1963 Activities Carrie P. Steven* Editor Dial RE *432Z J MRS. ROWLAND PHILLIPS Miss Brenda Jean Barker Rowland Phillips Are Wed llici Breoda J e a n Barker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Abner Nash Barker of 1106 North Chestnut street, Lumberton, and Alexander Rowland Phillips, son of Mrs. Rowland Phillips of 306 West 18th street, Lumberton, and the late Mr. Phillips, were united in marriage in a ring ceremony performed .in Dillon, S. C. Friday evening. Only members of the immediate families were present. The bride wore a three-piece beige suit of wool and pure silk, with matching accessories. She is a member of the senior class of Lumberton High school. The bridegroom WHS graduated from Lumberton High school, and attended Campbell college, Boies Creek. He is now employed by Interstate Tobacco Company here. Mr. and Mrs. Phillips are living in an apartment on North Pine street. Bridge Clubs Entertained FAIRMONT -- Mrs. H a r r y Mitchell was hostess at luncheon for members of her bridge club at her hom$ on Tuesday. The afternoon score-count left game trophies with Mrs. A. D. Lewis, Jr., and Mrs. Johnny Oliver. Others playing were M r s. Dan Floyd, a club guest, a n d Mmes. Hal S. Floyd, Linwood Floyd, William Brady, and P, C. Purvis. MR. t MRS. JENKINS HOSTS At their home Saturday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Armon Jenkins entertained members of their Couples' Bridge club with a steak supper and refreshment hour, High scorers for the evening were Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Andrews. In addition to Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Floyd, club visitors, others present were Mr. and Mrs. Bill Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. Cart Britt, and Dr. and Mrs. C. E.'Inman. THE DEVANES HOSTS When Mr. and Mrs, Carl DeVane were at home to their Couples' Bridge club on Saturday evening, the award winners were Mr. and Mrs. Jack McGlll. Others present and enjoying progressions and refreshments, were M r s . Willard Pittman, c l u b visitor, Mr. and Mrs. George Miller, Dr. and Mrs. Lloyd Pate, Mr. and Mrs, Herman Campbell, and Mr. and Mrs. Ike Pittman. Party In Whiteville Honors Miss Henrietta Warwick Jones W H I T E V I L L E - M r s. Howard Singletary and M r s. Walter McRacken entertained Informally on Saturday afternoon from three until five o'clock at the home of Mrs. Singletary in Whiteville, honoring Miss Henrietta Warwick Jones of Lumberton, who is to be married on November 30th, to Kenneth Sasser of Lumberton and Whiteville. Guests wore received at the door by Mrs. Singletary. As the b r i d e-elect arrived, she was p r e s e n t e d a corsage o f the lady prefers a classic '35.00 THE DUCHESS WAIN CO AT' bytOUDOnFOG white carnations. A color scheme of pink was carried out in the living a n d dining rooms. The dining table, overlaid with a white linen and lace cloth, was centered with an artistic arrangement of p i n k s n a p d r a g o n s and carnations, flanked by silver candelabra holding tal! pink tapers. Mrs. David Jones, mother of the bride-elect, and Mrs. Hoyt Sasser of Whiteville, mother of Miss Jones' fiance, alternated in pouring coffee. Bridal cakes, sandwiches, mints and nuts were also served. Mrs. James C. Edmonds assisted in the dining room. Miss Jones was presented a silver bowl as a gift from the hostesses. Goodbyes were said to Mrs. McRackan by the approximately forty-five guests who registered. MKS. MAKVIN MULUS Mullis-Hammonds Vows Pledged /~*\1 A f»T /*\rnnii.i * « : , . _ ¥ * - « n . . . . _*^ CHARLOTTE -- Miss Rebecca Hammonds of 5609 Garden Terrace and Marvin Mullins of Matthews were married at 5 P. M. Saturday, Sept, 28, at Pritchard Memorial Baptist church. The Rev. James S. Potter officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. 0. Hammonds of Pembroke, and the bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Mullis of Matthews. Given in marriage by her brother, C a l v i n Hammonds, the bride wore a gown of lace and peau de soie. Her illusion veil fell from a velvet a n d pearl crown, and she carried an orchid on a Bible. Miss Clara Hammonds of Pembroke sister of the bride, was maid of honor. She wore a blue street-length dress of chiffon and lace, and carried a bouquet of pink roses. Bridesmaids wore pink chiffon and l a c e dresses and their flowers were pink roses. Garth Williams of Charlotte was best man. They were Miss Jane Lowery of Pembroke and Mrs. Peggy Lois Hudson of Matthews, Clarence Mullis of Matthews, brother of the bridegroom, and Ricky Jones of Charlotte were ushers. After a trip to the mountains, Mrs. Williams Club Hostess; Mrs. Patterson Gives Program ,,»r,«rf- ? l l f l £*» 0t Utt f sim ^ !ici '-% yd superbly adaptable to wipredictabSe FaU weather, The Duchess embodies all of the virtues of a Maincoat by London Fog. Tailored-to-fit of Calibre i-ipih (bo^o Dacron/35r. Cotton) th c Duchess offers unmatched ram and wind protection, and at thc same time keeps YOU in classic fashion. r ~ «*·- '-··--·--- - = ' In the following colors: t»w it in Mrs. E r w 1 n Williams was hostess to the Reviewers' Book club at her home en Thursday afternoon. Upon arrival of members and two guests, refreshments were served in the dining room from an attractively appointed table carrying o u t the Halloween motif in decorations and refreshments. Orange ice punch was served by Mrs. W. W. Davis presiding at the punch bowl, and Mrs. J. D. Stewart assisted the hostess in serving candy and mints after thc guests had served themselves to sandwiches, Colas and nuts. Following, a short business session, was presided over by the president, Mrs. J. If. Barringlon. Mrs. Anne Patterson gave the program for the afternoon. Her topic was, "Favorite Operas and Composers of the E a r l y Italian School; Great and Their Roles." Mrs. Patterson very ably gave the stories of two famous Italian operas, the first was Lucia di Lammermoor, tragic grand opera by Danizette. The second was Barker of Seville, comic grand opera by Bossine. She also gave interesting accounts of the lives of these composers and of the lives of some of the singing artists. After Mrs. Patterson's talk records of music taken from the two operas were played. Members present were Mmes. J. H. Barrington, D. W. Biggs, R. 0. Dail, W. W. Davis, Olin Edcns, J. B. Gleaton, George Hargravc, B. E. Lohr, D. A. McCormick, Justin McNeil, H. H. Memory, Anne Patterson. B. H Stansel, J. D. Stewart, Bertha Singletary, D. L. Whiting, R. E. Wilkins, Milton Beland, Erwin Williams. Miss Grace Whiting Artists and Mrs. Charles Durham were, I guests. the couple are residing at 516 W. Worthington Street, Charlotte. Mrs. Mullis is employed with National Cash Register Col Mr. Mullis is with American Bank Stationery Co. OAK DALE REVIVAL FAIRMONT -- During the past week a series of daily revival services have been held at Oak Dale Baptist church with Rev. W. T. Lundy of Mayesville as guest minister. Rev. Carson Tyner is pastor of UM Oak Dale church. Mrs Elmore Tells Of Burma At Thursday Afternoon Club The Thursday Afternoon Book Club held its October meeting in the home of Mrs, J. A. Martin on North Walnut Street. Mrs. L. R. Varser, president, who presided, had Miss Evelina Beckwith introduce the speaker, Mrs. W. E. Elmore, who was responsible for the program for October. _ Mrs, Elmore took as h e r subject, the country of Burma. She said Burma is a thriving country in southeastern Asia, and is sometimes called t h e "Land of Laughter." The country is a little smaller than Texas, but it has more than twke as many people as that state; its population being between 1? and 20 million. About four fifths of the people live in small farming villages, where Buddhist monasteries, temples and pagodas, (tower-like religious shrines) rise above thatched bamboo houses, she stated. About one fifth live in the country's few large cities, and some half-civilized tribes roam, some of the hills and mountains. Burma is cool in the mountainous areas, and hot and wet in the coastal regions, M r s. Elmore pointed out. The fertile soil of the valley and coastal .plains is Burma's chief natural resource. Others than the different minerals, there are also precious stones of rubies and jades. Mrs. Elmore further stated that Mandalay, second largest city was the capital of Burma from 1860 to 1885, when t h e British captured the city, a n d moved the capitol to Rangoon, About 85 per cent of Mandalay was destroyed during W o r l d War II, but the Burmese rebuilt parts of it after the war. The city's chief industry is silk weaving, and is sold in the colorful b a z a a r s or market places. Fairmont Woman's Club Hears State Archaeologist Speak FAIRMONT -- Approximately thirty were present when the Fairmont Woman's club held its monthly meeting Tuesday evening with Mrs. Forrest Pittman, Mrs. Edmond Pittman, and Mrs. Robert Pittman as hostesses at teh Forrest Pittman home. Mrs. Edwin Page was program chairman of the evening, and introduced the guest speaker, Stanley South, who is an archaeologist employed by the State of North Carolina. The visitor discussed his work on the current restoration project of Brunswick Town near Southport. He snowed slides of findings at the site of the colonial town which was burned by tne British in 1776. He touted interested persons to visit the area and stated that guided tours are conducted each Sunday afternoon. iMTfltOft ·OL.LATIX A dessert course and coffee was served by the hostesses, during the evening. Mrs. V. F. Teal presided over a business session during which the group made f i n a l plans for serving their annual turkey dinner in the school cafeteria on November 7th. A motion was carried to make a five dollar donation to UNICEF this fall. Members were urged to attend the district meeting to be held in Whiteville October 19th. Mrs. E l m o r e brought out many interesting points a b o u t Burma, including the form o f g o v e r n m e n t , c i t y a n d country l i f e , education, religion . o c c u p a t i o n , and the history of early days, to recent developments. Mrs. Varser held a b r i e f business session and afterwards moved that the meeting be adjourned. On arrival, the hostess served coconut cake and coffee to the following members: Mmes. W. E. Elmore, Warren Huyck, Fred Keith, L. R. Varser, J. A. Martin, A. H. Martin and M i s s Evelina Beckwith. Those absent were Mmes. F. E. Collins, J. C. Fuller, J. E. Hall, R. A. Hedgepeth, Jr., Cutlar Moore, G u y Townsend, J. Pat Treadaway, and Miss Lina Gough. Engagement Announced FAIRMONT -- Mr, and Mrs. W. T. Barber of Aberdeen have announced the engagement of their daughter, Peggy Ann, to Clarence Lee Tedder, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Tedder of Fairmont. The wedding will be solemnized at the First Baptist church in Aberdeen on Sunday, November 3, at four o'clock. Mrs. Rosenfeft ^ Wins Honor For f3 Highest Average x * Mrs. Deborah Silverton Rosenfelt, a senior at Barnard college in New York, has just been notified that she made the highest average in the junior class last year at Goucher college in Baltimore, where she was a student. The announcement was made at the Fall convocation l a s t week. Mrs. Rosenfelt receives $100 in recognition for this achievement. This was the third year in succession that she had made the highest average in her class at Goucher, and was awarded $100 during each year. She is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. George Silverton of Lumberton. PARKTON HD CLUB PARKTON -- The Parkton Home Demonstration club will meet Friday, October 18, a t 9:30 A. M. at the home of Mrs. D. F. Blue. BRIEFS --Mr. and Mrs. Gil Davis and daughter, Kathy, of Greensboro, spent the week-end here guests in the home of Mrs. Louis W. Wicker and Mrs. Daisy W. Jenkins. ANNOUNCING THE FORMAL OPENING OF ROWLAND IDEAL FLORIST Across From Depot In Rowland, N. C. Flowers For All Occasions · Cut Flowers · Funeral Designs · Pot Plants · Wedding Flowers · Corsages · and Others, Too FLOWERS TELEGRAMED ANYWHERE PHONE: DAY 422-3263, NIGHT 422-3342 Owned and Operated By GEORGE MILLER and MRS. J. D. POTTER Colors: Navy-- Ivory-- Sage Green-- Burgamiy -- Copen Blue DEPARTMENT STORE, INC. RED SPRINGS, N. C. on all M Buy one get one GALLONS ONU JAL FREE Brand Paint A T H O t X T R * C O J T UNIT O* HUTCHING O. K. Hogan's Appliance Sales Service 222 Broad Si. Sr. Pauls, N. C. Stores W.M.S. Officers Are Installed FAIRMONT-- At the First Baptist church on Wednesday evening, Mrs. A. A. Fowler, Sr., and Mrs. James H. Hayes served as installation officers in the inagural ceremony for the local W. M. S. officers to serve during the new church year. This number included: Mrs. Lloyd Pate, president; Mrs. A. D. Lewis, Jr., first vice-president,- Mrs. Jack Mitchell, second vice - president; Mrs. Thomas L. Rich, Y. W. A. director: Mrs. Harold Herring, Sunbeam Band director; M i s s Orphelia Floyd, Mission Study chairman; Mrs. F u l t o n 0. Floyd, Prayer chairman; Mrs. Fred Inman, Literature chairman; Mrs. Johnny Oliver, stewardship chairman; Mrs. F. Willard Pittman, Coiiiinunity Missions chairman; and the following Mission Circle chairman; Mrs. W. B. Webster, Clifton Allen circle; Mrs. H. Craven Pitman, Edwin Dozier; Mrs. Furman Floyd, Fannie Heck circle; Mrs. Sam J. Smith, Plemmons circle; Mrs. Beulah Lewis, Clyde Turner circle; Miss Lela Floyd, Sallie Jones circle; Mrs. Bruce Leggett, Loretta circle; Mrs. R. Carson Bullock, John R. Miller c'rcle; Mrs. Robert Frank Floyd, the Foy Johnson Farmer circle; and Mrs. James F. Byrne, the Agnes Ashley circle. , The evening's program, entitled, "The Year of Jubilee," was presented by the W. M. S. officers. RECEIVES rrs A highlight of the evening was the presentation of a W. M. U. Seventy-fifth anniversary pin to Mr*. H. Craven Pitman in acknowledgment and appreciation for her outstanding services rendered as W. M. U. reporter during th« past forty years, fifteen years of this time serving in the Barnesville Baptist church, and the past twenty- five years in the First Baptist church of Fairmont. The pin presentation was made to Mrs. Pitman by Mrs. Lloyd Pate in be- balf sf the Fairmont W. M. S. Portrait House DALLAS' FINEST is coming to Lumberton INTRODUCTORY OFFER ANY ONE PERSON-ANY AGE Regular value O50 ONLY All Persons Under IS Mast B« Accompanied by Parent ONE 8x10 SILVERTONE GROUP SITTINGS TAKEN ON APPROVAL--NO CHARGE · · WIDE SELECTION OF PROOFS · ONE DAY ONLY THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17th 10 A.M. to 7 P.M. · NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY I · INQUIRE AT FRONT DESK · Redwood Motor Lodge 301 . 1-95 Lumberton, N.C.