Margaret Ann FREEMAN recital 24 April 1927

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Margaret Ann FREEMAN recital 24 April 1927 - at — Merry Party Eighteen merry youngsters of...
at — Merry Party Eighteen merry youngsters of the Light Brigade of Immanuel Lutheran church enjoyed the minshine and fresh air at play on the spacious lawn at the home of Mrs. Paul L. Royer, Washington street, Saturday afternoon. After Inspection of the meadow, the apple orchard, the garden and the lawn, the young folk played "Farmer In the Dell," "Little Red Rover," "Double Ring Tag," "Touch Tag" and "Newspaper Rare." Some also played "Hunt the Thimble" and "This Is My Nose," while others engaged in a spirited game of ball. Then Mrs. Royer, superintendent, and Mrs. Joe dine, assislnnt. superintendent, served ice cream and cake to the children. The party dispersed with each one having enjoyed a delightful afternoon. Dual Birthday Celebration Celebrating jointly the birthday anniversaries of Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Snow, tvth of which occurred Saturday, the management and em­ ployes of the new J. C. Penny store enjoyed a delightful party Friday evening, at the home. Gil Shenandoah avenue, of Miss Maragret Hager, of the sales .force of the store. Several invited guests were also in attendance for the affair. The evening was pleasantly spent, and Mr. and Mrs. Snow received a handsome silver pitcher, as a token of regard from their associates and fellow workers. Dainty refreshments were nerved during the evening. Opera Brilliant Production Many persons from out of the city are expected to attend the opera, "Esther," which will be put on under the direction of Caesar A. Ronconi, this afternoon at 2:'i0 in this city. The cast of characters for the opera, which is a brilliant production. Is as follows: Esther, the Queen.Sadie Henderson Ahasuerus, the King Oris Barton Hainan, the King's Counsellor George Taylor Mordecai. a Jew H. R. Harrison Zeresb, Hainan's Wife Pauline Torrencc Prophetess Stella Chambers A Median Princess.Beatrice Johnson A Persian Princess Opal Lusk Scribe Phil Sutton Beggar C. J. Rothwell Hegai S. E. Workman High Priest D. W. Johnson Herald P. K. Sutton Harbonah Oscar Brooks Mordecai's Sister Mrs. O. AV. Chambers Queen's Maids.., -Misses Johnson and Lusk Cup Bearers..Brewster and O'Brien Guards AVorkman and Hart Persian Chorus—Prof. AV. I. Herring, Mesdames Hubert Richards, P. K .i Sutton, AV. L. Givens, E. L. Robertson, Irene Karnes; Misses Alice Myers, Beulah Lusk, Margaret Christy; Messrs. E. L. Robertson, Roy Tuggle, E. R. Crotty, Edward Rule, Roy Snead, P. K. Sutton and Tommy Spangler. Pewish Chorus—Mesdames Sarah AVoods, Claralee Ketron and Elsie Martin; Misses Mary Creys and Alta Lee Johnston; Messrs. Thomas Paul Gore, C. J. Rothwell, J. B. Havens, 0. P. Sharp, Byron Lee Johnson, Oscar Brooks and Henry E. Baum. , The story of the opera will be read hy the Rev. Uerry Cook, of Princeton. .Mrs. Ronconi is the accompanist. Recital at Bramwell she played "Wooden Shoe Dance," by Robert*, and "Snow Bells," hy Davy; and Miss Florence Roberts delighted her hearers with two selections, "Spring Is Here" (Rlsh- er) oind "Sea Shells," both of which she played In efficient manner. Miss Margaret Ann Freeman became ft favorite with many in the audience by her really remarkable playing ot "Norwegian Dance" (Ole Olson) and "Spring 3ong," by Mendelssohn, and Miss Dolphlno Dean brought the program to a close with an exquisite selection. "Within the Walls of China," by Lively, which was declared by critics present to be nn outstanding number of the evening. Pupils of Miss Tapert display thnt careful and efficient training, without which even the most unusual talent Is retarded in development. May Breakfast In keeping with the old English custom of welcoming the arrival of spring with special festivities, a May breakfast will ho served May ,1 by the Fidelia club of the Y. AV. C. A., with the assistance of various members of the association. This is the first lime an event of the kind has been put on hi the city, and everyone is cordially invited to participate in the merrymaking. Liberty Rebekah Lodge Liberty Rebekah Lodge, No. 21)2, will meet at the Red Mon's hall,; Monday evening, at S o'clock. I Committee and Auxiliary ' The executive committee of Wcs: minster auxiliary will meet at. 2:;' 1 Wednesday, followed by the reguli; auxiliary meeting at 3. Junior Society The Junior Missionary Society It Bland Street church will begin it. rnislson study in "Friends of the Caravan Trail," on Monday, at 4 o'clock, in Hamilton Hall. A full attendance is requested. Hadassah Meeting Bluetlpld chapter of Hadassah will meet with Mrs. E. Gilbert, 60S Frederick street, Tuesday evening. April 20. at 7:45. Presbyterian Auxiliary The woman's auxiliary of the First Presbyterian church will meet Wednesday afternoon at 3 at! the church. —«— Beaver P. T. A. Beaver P.-T. A. will meet at. 3 Tuesday afternoon, with girls of jthe home eciipmics department in ' charge. ' Dresses will be on display, and the girls will give brief talks on various phases of home economics Light refreshments will be oerved to the members and visitors. Boy Welcomed Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Harry have a handsome nine-pound son, born at St. Luke's hospital. Saturday morning. The mother was MISJ | Mae Watson. j» Music lovers of Bramwell and its vicinity were afforded a real musical treat Friday evening when a charming recital was given at the high school gymnasium in that city by pupilB of Miss Jessie Tapert. Misses Margaret Perdue and Helen Perry played "Melody in F," by Rubensteln, in artistic nianne .r, after which "Merry Dance" (Garlltt) and "Chinese Serenade" (Freeman) were charmingly played by Miss Katherine Hewitt. Miss Angela Craft, who played "On the Sea," by Schytte, and "Cradle Sjong" (Schubert) was also one of the favorite planlstec of the evening. Miss Sarah Frances Perdue, who has a sweet voice of pleasing tonal qualities, sang a beautiful group of songs, including "Awake, Awake, My Love," by Terry; "Walkln' Gahdeu," Andrews, and "To a Hilltop," by Cox. Piano solos, "Concert Gavotte" (Swift) and "Down Stream" (Huerter), were efficiently played hy Miss Charlotte Smith, who is one of the most promising pupils of the class, these numbers being -followed by two charming numbers, ''Village Soldiers," by Barbour, and "The Boole of Gold," Streabhog. which weive well played by Miss Ethel Bowen. Miss Bowen and Miss Florence Roberts then delighted the audience with a duet, "The Clock," by Kins- cella, after which Miss Helen Perry gave exquisite renditions of Kins- cella's "Laughing Eyes" and "Minuet in G," by Beethoven. Vocal numbers were next given by Miss Elizabeth YeatU, who very charmingly sang "TreeH." by Halm, and "Go Little Song," by Ashford. The audience was also much pleased with the playing of Misses Elizabeth and Francos Scruggs of "Oliai- ter,'^. by Sachman, and "Arabian Dance," by Giles. Miss Dolphlne Dean proved herself an artlBte hy the manner In which she played a group of solos, including "Peer Gynt Suite," by Cirelg; "Morning Mood," "Anitra's Dance" and" "Solveg's Song." She was followed by Miss Margaret Perdue, also a gifted pupil of tho class, who played "Dance of the SpiritB," Gluck; and "March Ro- uiaine," by Gounod. "Uncle Remus" (Grant Scheafer) and "Little Songster" ((lest) were cleverly played by Miss Frances Scruggs, after which Miss Angela Craft entertained with two delightful vocal »electlonn entitled "Peggy," by Cox, and "Stars Brightly Shining," by Bronte. An innovation in the evening's program was Introduced by Miises Katuerlue Hewitt, Ethel Bo Wen and Florence Roberts, who played an exquisite trio, "Evening Hymn," by Krintzler. Miss Elizabeth, Scruggs, showed real talent by the maauer lu whiok Story Hour Interesting stories were related Saturday at the Y. W.C..A. by Miss Maude Pamplin to' a group ot children, Personals Miss Marcelle Saunders underwent a tonsil and adenoid opera tlon Saturday at St. Luke's hon pital, and her many, friends wil. bo pleased to know she is getting along nicely. Mrs. C. E. Burton, who was operated upon for -appendicitis, at the Bluefleld Sanitarium, is improving nicely. Airs. T. H. Marsh, of Freeman. W. Va„ is under treatment at the Sanitarium. Miss Louise WoolwiOe has accept ed a position in tli'/ bookkeeping dc partment of the Bluefleld Insurance Agency. Mrs. J. J. Wright and Miss Fa> Wright, of Radford, are guests o; Mrs. Eugene Wright, on Rogeiv street. Air. and Airs. Ed. Feerman, o' Uunbertou, N. C, will leave Monday for their home, after a visit with Mrs. Eugene Wright. Mrs. T. ,E, Powers, of 605 Fourth street, wlio has been seriously il! for the last two weeks, Is improving. Lacy Romans left the first of the week for l,os Angeles, Calif., where he has accepted a position. Airs. T, S. Hamilton, of Huntington, has arrived to visit her daughter, Mrs, Ernest i\ Wilt. She was accompanied to Bluefleld by' little Florence Witt, who had been visiting some time In Huntington. THE GUMPS

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  1. Bluefield Daily Telegraph,
  2. 24 Apr 1927, Sun,
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