Asheville Citizen-Times from Asheville, North Carolina on April 28, 1940 · Page 21
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ASHEVILLE CITIZEN TIMES. ASHEVILLE, N. C, SUNDAY, APRIL Id, 1940 ftertlon C Par FrVB OMEN Authors' Homes Discussed By Mrs. Bledsoe Jacob Mixon School P. T. A. Will Sponsor Sports Dance To Read 'At Plonk School sir l SOCIAL NEWgW SA Homes of American Authors" Was the subject of a talk given Friday afternoon by Mrs. J. T. Bledsoe at a meeting of the Fortnightly club at Mrs. R W. John-ion's home In Chunn's Cove. Mrs. Bledsoe described the old manse at Concord, Mass., home of Nathaniel Hawthorne: Ralph Waldo Emersons home at Concord and Walt Whltson's home at Camden, N. J. She also spoke of "Sunny-slde-on-the-Hudson," home of .Washington Irving, and of "Ford-rMn" in New York, Edgar Allen Vf tie's residence. Mrs. Bledsoe Showed pictures In connection with her talk. Twenty guests attended the meeting. Miss Margaret Ronzer was a guest. Mrs. John Topping presided during the business session and heard reports from Miss Rena Nichols, art chairman; Mrs. Dan Stewart, motion picture chairman; Mrs. H. H. B jwn. public welfare chairman, and Mrs. C. M. Beam, Inter-club council representative. Mrs. Thomas J. Harkins closed the meeting by reading an original poem, "Dogwood In the Spring." Mrs. Topping ana miss itonzer assisted at the tea table and Mrs. Johnson's mother, Mrs Mary Fortune, assisted her In serving and entertaining guests. Pink dogwood and pink tapers in crystal holders decorated the tea table. Dogwood blossoms were used throughout the house. Missionary Addresses Club At Burnsville BURNSVILLE, April 27. (Special) Mrs. A. R. Craig, a missionary who has returned from China, was pre sented Thursday to members of the Roman's club. The speaker told her life In China and lllus- ated her talk with examples of thlnese objects and garments. She said that today the Chinese are eagerly accepting teaching and civilization from the West. Mrs. B. W. Groves of Asheville spoke briefly on "Americanization." Mrs. R. O. Jones and Miss Ella Horton were hostesses for the meeting, held at the home of Mrs. Clarence Briggs. A social hour was held and the hostess served a salad course. -i- -T- Miss Frances Smathers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Bat Smathers, left yesterday for Philadelphia 3 Ztl Wft . . k ft'AC ' If A BRIDE OF ASHEVILLE MAN Mrs. Floyd A. New was Miss Harriet Elizabeth Wells, daughter of Mrs. Edgar Franklin Wells and the late Mr. Wells of Greensboro, before her marriage April 20 at College Place Methodist church, Greensboro. Mr. New is the son of Mr. and Mrs. L. T. New of this city. The couple will reside at 26 Gracelyn road. Mr. New is assistant Boy Scout executive for Asheville and I 4 surrounding counties. Mrs. M. A. James President Of Asheville A. A. U. W. Group Mrs. M. A. James was elected In Norway, gives a complete agrl Dresident of Western Carolina I cultural trainine to bovs and home branch. American Association of ; economlcs education to girls, with Jacob Darling Mlxon, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Mlxon of Yemas-sce, S. C, will deliver his graduat ing recital Friday at 8:30 p. m. at the Plonk School of Creative Arts. Mr. Nixon will read Edmond Ros tand's "Cyrano De Bergerac," ar ranged In an English version by Brian Hooker. Mr. Nixon will be assisted by Miss Sarah Orr. soprano, with Mrs. Leontine Roberts Plonk as accompanist. The reader will do five acts, namely, one scene laid in the hall of the Hotel de Bourgoyne, France; one In the shop of Rcgueneau: a third In a little square in the old Marais and the fourth and fifth in the Park of the Convent. The music will include "Le Beau Danube Bleu" by Strf.uss, Schu bert's "Ave Maria" and "Ah, Moon of my Delight" from the "Song Cycle" and "In a Persian Garden" by Liza Lehmann. S her rill School To Give Program At May Day Fete T W t . IT?, t B University Women, at a meeting woodcarving and marketing of where she will visit her cousin,: held Wednesday at George vana"- j products to the older people of the Miss Peggy Gadsden, a former bilt hotel. Mrs. James, who nas dlstrict Khool organized and Ach.uiM. r..M.nt X4icE riaHcrl.n ' Deen Secreiarv, SUtUCCUS "ooinaiA. nn . nMnBM.la orAn. will be married June 12 to Harry Pauline smatners, wno nas oeen!and provldes 50,.! recreation and brancn presmeni jor vwo y- I adult education. Mrs. Richard McArdle was elected, R-i.i secretar'. Mrs. James, with Miss Rven Scho1 Smathers and Miss Virginia Bryan, In Georgia, the Raven school state secretary, represented Ashe-1 near Harlem, Ga., was described ville at the annual state A. A. U.for its success in operating "rotat-W. meeting held at Raleigh Friday jing homesteads." a group of small and Saturday. An invitation was; farms owned by the school and extended and accepted for the 1941 operated by students who are given state meeting to be held In Ashe-(half the proceeds of what they ville the last week in April next raise, the remainder going to the ,.ear school for its upkeep. At this Mrs W C. Handy, branch vice- school children from elementary president at the election meeting! grades through Junior college are here. Mrs. Piercy Carter reported educated It was said. for the nominating committee andl Mr. Yeomans urged Interest of Mrs. Carl Plonk for the fellowship j the pujlic in these and similar committee which raised its 1940 j mountain educational projects, as a contribution to the national fellow- solution of the economic and social ship fund by the sponsorship 01 problems of the mountain people. "Fresh Fields" by the Plonk facnooi of Creative Arts last week. Mr. Yeomans Speaks i r.ArH Vnman .Tr . WHS sneak- er at the meeting. He discussed lne May 22 at George . nrcontotlv. nroiects deal- hotcl- T"e A. A. U. W. ing with mountain problems. ha picnic May among them three types of schools :arge ' Mrs. M. A. James. ji,j th -nr'k of Pine Moun- Mrs. Harold Johnston of Grove , residing in Murphy. tain school in Kentucky, which 'Part has returned to her home trains bovs and girls of high school after a visit to Atlanta during .. . i,. . living when thcvlPa week there. Mrs. Johnston .h-i- Tnnntain district for ! w 8"t of her niece, Mrs. urban communities. He described t.hn community extension work of students who assist in teaching in the one-teacher mountain scnoois, manage a pack-horse library which takes books on horseback to Isolat ed mountain people, and study the civic needs and possiDinues 01 uwu community. The Brasstown Folk school was cited as an example of what Is being done for North Carolina mountain people, training them to be better farmers in their own agricultural districts. Brasstown school, founded by Mr. and Mrs. (John Campbell on a plan studied Miley, who will be graduated from West Point on that day. After the wedding the cjuple will sail for Bermuda. Miss Smathers will be present for the wedding and attendant parties. Mrs. N. D. Short of Oteen and Mrs. S. P. Fox of Asheville left yesterday for De Land, Fla., where they will remain until the latter part of next week. They will attend the wedding of Miss Betty Stover and Clay Short on Wednesday. Misses Kathryn and LaBruce Sherrill will present the students of the Sherrill School of Dancing in a May Day program Thursday at 4:15 p. m. on the lawn of the Canton Y. M. C. A. Miss Ltbby Peden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Peden of Canton, will be crowned queen of May. Miss Doris Campbell will be her maid of honor and Miss Barbara Ann Cabe will be junior maid of honor. Shirley Mason will carry the queen s crown. Misses Mary Anne Dudley and Marion Cabe will act as court Jesters. Misses Carolyn McElrath, Peggy Ann Keener, Mary Frances Howell, Betty Anne Snyder, Joyce Carter, Dorothy Jean Rollins and Eleanor Anne Wigginton will attend the queen. Flower girls who will dance for the queen will be Misses Carolyn Cabe, Betty Jean Lovlns, Joan Roe and Suzanne McGinn. Dan Turner will crown the queen. Miss Virginia Cline will be the queen's train bearer. Before the coronation, a costumed group will entertain the audience with a Hawaiian dance. Miss Theresa Alley will present a Russian dance and Miss Evelyn Craig will do an acrobatic waltz. Miss Gerry Hunt of Greenville, S. C. will present a difficult pedestal acrobatic dance. In case of rain or cold weather, the program will be postponed until the following Thursday. Frank Jackson of Asheville will be piano accompanist. NEW FRUITY LAXATIVE O Works Like a Charm Thii taitf new lazi-tiva correct constipation without ayn-thcticlaxativcdrufa or chemicali. 1. Curbs headaches, bad breath, tiredness and other conditiona due to bid elimination. 2. Tones the intes- tinal muaclca gives new pep. 3. Helps clear poor akin due to constipation. 4. Promotes healthful regularity. TAM J-m I mil and old . . . safe a g and de-IU pcndablt. . .i Ttuemee lSM.Jsrll. D,pi. Health Food Store 85 Patton Ave. Tarn acta entirely throuth Nature's special sun-ripa laxative leaves and fruits 5 oz. WILL SPONSOR SPORTS DANCE Pictured above are the four sponsors for the sports dance to be held under auspices of the Lee Edwards Parent-Teacher association Friday night at Asheville Club for Women. Left to right: Misses Jane Connelly, Mary Jane Coleman, Virginia Bryant, and lower, Doris Clark. The Parent-Teacher association of Lee Edwards high school will sponsor a sports dance Friday night at Asheville Club for Women from 9 until 12 o'clock. Bill Stringfel-low's orchestra will furnish music. Sponsors will be Miss Jane Connelly, daughter of Mrs. H. F. Connelly, Miss Doris Clark, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Walter Clark: Miss Mnry Jane Coleman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Coleman, and Miss Virginia Bryant, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Bryant. The dance will be open to stu dents and the general public. Mrs. C. E. Hudson heads the committee on arrangements, assisted by Mrs. William Krlckhan. Mrs. C. L. Grlgs-by and Mrs. Fred Hampton. -r Mr. and Mrs. Harry Matthew have returned to Asheville from Roanoke. Va., where they attended the retail Jewelers convention for North Carolina and Virginia. Bertha Clarke Wed To Clifford McNabb MURPHY, April 27. (Special) Miss Bertha Clarke, daughter of Mrs. A. N. Clarke of East La Porte, and Clifford McNabb, son of Mrs. J. M. McNabb of Suit, were Mrs. W. C. Burton was chairman I married on August 30. 1939 at Blue of hostesses for the social hour R'dge. Ga., it has been announced, which closed the meeting. The newl Mrs. McNabb Is a graduate of officers will be Installed at a meet- the Cullowhee high school. She has Vandcrbilt been employed lu Murphy for the season will past two years. Mr. McNabb Is connected with the Tennessee Copper company at Copperhill. The young couple is Club To Give Tulip Show The Asheville Garden club will give a tulip show at Its meeting Wednesday at 3 p. m. at George Vanderbilt hotcl. The show will be under the direction of Mrs. Clyde Hawkins, assisted by the program committee. All members have been asked to bring specimens of tulips, named If possible. Hazel Louise Haii.w Wed To Allen Stokes LENOIR, April 27. (Special) Miss Hazel Louise Hahn of Hudson and Lenoir, and Allen Stokes were married In a ceremony at the home ot the officiating minister, the Rev. R. L. Isbell, Tuesday afternoon. April 23. Only a few intimate friends witnessed the ceremony. Mrs. Stokes is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. N. C. 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