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PAGE TWO THE RC3ESOMAN. LUMBERTON. N. C. Women's Activities HAZEL M»cNKILL Dial Two Entertain At Party-Shower for Bride-Elect Mrs. W. G. Carter, bride-elect of the week, was honored on Wednesday night when Mrs. Madison Mouzon and Mrs. Fleta Scarborough, entertained at a shower in her honor at the home of Mrs. Mouzon. The fifteen guests were greeted at the door by Mrs. Mouzon, and incited 5nto the living room. A bridal scene featuring several miniature dolls was displayed on the coffee table, and arrangement of summer garden flowers were used throughout the rest of the home. A. series of games were played by the guests which left awards with Mmes. Maxie Ford, Wakefield Wilkerson, and Alex Theodore. After this the honoree was led on a treasure hunt which ended at a basket of gifts from the guests. Hostess gift to Mrs. Carter was .crystal in her chosen pattern, and ah* was also presented with a gla- melia. corsage. At the end of the evening the hostesses served punch, party cakes, and candies to their guests. Skelto n-Brunkhursf Announcements Mailed MAXTON--Maxton friends have :r«ceived the following announcements: , Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gerbner Brunkhurst announce the marri- ige'of their daughter, Audrey Louise, to Rev. James Henderson Skelton Jr., Thursday, July 1st;, Pendleton, S. C. Mrs. Skelton was for several years director of Religious Education of the First Presbyterian church of Maxton. After leaving here she served as missionary to Africa. Mr. Skelton also served on the foreign field, and has since his return been chaplain at.Oteen. Coffee has been used as a beverage about 600 years. I M P O R T A N T N O T I C E If Your Child Is Stricken By P O L I O Give It TKe Best MEDICAL CARE With The New Insurance Policy Plan Paying ( Up To $5000100 for Expenses · " Also Including Scarlet Fever/ Smallpox, Encephalitis, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Rubies, Leukemia, Spinal or Cerebral Meningitis. FOR LESS THAN 25c A WEEK A DELAY COULD BE COSTLY .Call! Write, or See W. T/"Biir Norment LUMBERTON, N. C. P.O. BOX »66 ------ DIAL 3289 Miss Gail Ritter Gives Plans For Wedding To Mr. Dodson Miss Gail Ritter has completed plans for her wedding next Saturday, August 14, to Glenn Douglas Oodsori Jr., and they are 'announced today. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Stone of 26th Street, Lumberton. and the bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Dodson of East 19th Street, Lum- terton. Dr. Robert F. Sloop, pastor of the bride, will hear the wedding vows spoken in the Chestnut Street Methodist Church at 4:30 in the afternoon. A program of nuptial music .will be presented by Miss Mary Archie Brown of St. Pauls, soloist, and Knox Andrews Jr. of Lumbertop, organist. The bride, who will be given in marriage by her step-father, will have as her maid of : honor, Miss Jean McLean of L u m b e r t o n . Bridesmaids will be Miss Judy Dodson of Lumberton, sister of the groom, and Miss "Jan Gentry of Maxton, cousin of the bride. Little Miss P e g g y Hamilton, daughter/of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. -lanultdn of Lumberton, will be the flower girl. The groom will be attended by his father as -'best-man. Ushers will,be, William A. Smith of Lum- berton'' and Ocean Drive Beach, S. C., Jerry Drum "of Asheville, Vonnie B. Smith .of Lumberton, and Agrue Sizler of Sandy Ridge. Immediately following the wedding the parents of the bride' will entertain at a wedding reception in the Fellowship Hall of the Church. Pre-nuptial parties for the bridal pair will include a buffet-dinner this Friday night given by the aunt of the bride-elect, -Mrs. -Wilton Smith of Lumberbh. On Monday morning Misses Pat McQueen and Jean Humphrey will have a Coke Hour at the McQueen home, and on Monday night, Mrs. Roger Gentry and her daughter, Miss Jan Gentry, will entertain at : their home in Maxton at a buffet-dinner. On Friday' immediately prior to the wedding day, Miss Ritter will be hostess at a luncheon for her attendants at her home, and on Friday e v e n i n g , another aunt, Mrs. B. C. Smith Jr. of Wakulla, will entertain at a rehearsal party at her home immediately following the wedding rehearsal. Medlin-Young Vows Solomized t In Bennettsville MAXTON -- Mrs. J. G. Young announces the marriage of her daughter, Jean, to Angus Gilbert ·I e d 1 i n, Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 4th, in Bennettsville, S. C. Attending the marriage \vere the mother of the bride, her sister and rther members of the, two families ind a group of friends. They will make their home in Miami,- Fla. Mrs. Medlin is the daughter of Mrs. J. G. Young of Maxton and V. T. Bridgeman of Wrightsville Sound. Mr, Medlin' is the son of *lrs. Eugene Mock of Maxton and Poland Medlin of Miami, Fla. He has recently returned from service with the army in Germany. Brief Items Of News --Mrs. B. H. Stansel and Mrs. :. B. Hudson of Jacksonville, left Wednesday for Rison, Ark., their home town, to spend about ten days visiting with friends and re- stives. --Rev. and Mrs. Edmund Berkeley arrived Monday from their tome in Virginia Beach and are quests in' the home of her mother, Mrs. John. C. Fuller. Their daughter, Mary, remained in Raleigh to visit in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Blanchard' and is joining them here Friday. --Airman 2-c John W. Phillips of Spokane, Wash., is spending a thirty day leave with his 'parents,' Mr. and Mrs. John L. Phillips. Also a visitor iri the Phillips home is v their daughter, Miss Vivian Phillips of Washington, D. C., who is spending a two weeks vacation here. She expects to return to her work in Washington over - this week-end. --Mrs. G o r d o n Masincupp of Chavey Chase, Md., spent last week-end here. She came to pickup her daughter, Donna and Marylyn, who had spent the month of July in Lumberton with their grandparents, Mr. and. Mrs. Van Edwards. , --Dr. and Mrs. W. .W. Parker had as dinner guests at the Lorraine Hotel-on Wednesday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Frank L, Nash of Ft. Meyers, 'Fla., Mrs. George S. Hinkins of Strasburg, Va., and Mr. and Mrs. G. Badger McLeod of Lumberton. Mrs. Hinkins and the Washes are visiting in the home of the McLeods on Chestnut Street, and will be guests for a few days at the McLeod cottage at Wrightsvilie Beach. --Mrs. Evander Brilt Jr. has returned from Greensboro after spending several days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Beamon. Mrs. Beamon accompanied her daughter home for a visit. , --Dr. Herman T. Stevens returned Tuesday to his home in Newport News, Va., after a week's visit in Lumberton. Mrs. Stevens who accompanied him here re- mained for a longer visit with her nephew, William A. Pa'rahm and other relatives. Dr. and Mrs. Stevens came here from Charlotte, where he preached at three worship services in th'e First Baptist Church there Sunday. --Miss Sylvia Jean Kinlaw has returned home from a two weeks visit with her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. W. L, Paraham Jr., in Washington, D. C. Mr. and Mrs. Paraham, spent a week here with his father and other relatives, and with her father, J. D. Fairfax, in Fair Bluff. Miss Kinlaw accompanied them home. --Mrs. Henry Bullock went last week to Norfolk, Va., where she is visiting in the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. James H e r m a n Williams. Sh,e went especially to see her new grandchild. --Guests in the home of Rev. and Mrs. H. W. Baucom are their son, H. W. Baucom Jr., and his family of Washington, D. C. Recent guests have been Mr. and Mrs. B. Y. Tyner of Raleigh. --Mrs. Mabel L, Biggs, manager of the Credit Bureau of Lumberton will attend the Associated Credit Bureaus of America's Marketing Seminar to be held at the University of N.C.' on August 8 through 14. She has been invited to assist with registration for the Institute which will take place at the Naval Armory in Chapel Hill on Sunday afternoon. ONLY REVCO brings yow all liMft important new features Mo-drip exterior cabinet won't rust or ttreat · No condenser to dean · Easy-Out storage baskets · Flavor- Guard temperature control · Counterbalanced, positive-seal lid · Extra- thick Polar-Wrnp insulation * S-ye*r Warranty on entire RcvcoW FnenBjr Action System · 5-year food protection warranty. SIE THEM AT - 17.2 ew. fl. c«p«cKy--h»M* vf to 6OO p««ndt »f d*HcIoti f»ad --y»l lnV»« only 13 iqvort f*ri of afor* tptc»l ' JOHNSON COTTON COMPANY PHONE 6001 LUMBERTON LES ELGART Les ElgartWill Play At 28th Debutante Ball RALEIGH. N.C. -- The Terpsi chorean Club of Raleigh, announ ces that Les Elgart his trumpe and his orchestra will be feature* in the 28th Annual North Carolina Debutante Ball to be held in Ra leigh September 9, 10. 11. Mr. Elgart has been a featured trumpet player with such popular names as Bunny Berigan, Charlie Spivak, Harry James, 1 Woody Herman, Hal Mclntyre, and Billy Butterfield. He xvas featured in the movie "Wintertime" with Sonja Henie, and played with Raymond Scott on CBS. He has been heard on the Eddie Cantor show, with Connee Boswell and many other leading radio programs. Les Elbart and his orchestra will play for the dances on Friday and Saturday nights. September 10 and 11, respectively, and for the morning dance at the Carolina Country Club on Saturday mom- ing. FRIDAY, AUGUST 6, 1954 Little Furs Get Big Hand For Fall Column Left BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Gaddy. Rt. 2. St. Pauls, a boy, August 4. Mr. and Mrs.' Clyde Nobles. Chadbourn, a boy, August 4. Mr. and Mrs. George Clyde Hunt, Rt. 4, Lumberton, a girl, August 3. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph H. Singte- tary. Rt. 5, Lumberton. a boy. August 3. From Page One) Teenager, the magazine for zorch kids. Yet, that's what . Ted said vhen he-observed, through a window, a pair (boy and girl) kissing. The article said the scene was rather amusing. '"The man," said the story, "was evidently as diffident and shy as a newspaper man with! the sheriff after him. . . She, well, if he was her best beau . . . was taking lessons." . . . And they did not seem to disagree with her. Their* profiles were as clearly drawn on the closed blinds as silhouettes or cameos, and their every movement was made as plain as pictures thrown from a magic lantern." . . . The two chairs had been drawn side by side, and the lovers were looking closely into each other's eyes when the climax came . . . and he kissed her." The following year, Venetian ?? blinds were the rage. SUNDAY MOVIES? .According to this paper, nothing could be sold on Sunday except medicine . . in Alabama, that is. Headlined "A Sunday Law", the article said: "A few days ago the city council passed a very strict Sunday law prohibiting all sorts of business and traffic over which the city has jurisdiction except the sale of medicine." Reading further, it was discovered that only one place of business flaunted the ordinance -- a newspaper, The Daily Age. They sold papers. It was to be a test case. OLD FASHIONED tetanus shots for Jock-jaw? Ridiculous! To cure lockjaw in 1885 all you needed was a dram of turpentine, according to a news story. "Let anyone who has an attack of lockjaw take a small quantity of turpentine, warm it and pour it on the wound, no matter where the wound is, and relief wiil follow in less than a minute." . . . Turpentine is also a most certain remedy for croup . . . and nothing better can be applied to a severe cut or bruise." At the end of this story was, what is known in newspaper language. a filler. It read: Clara Louise Kellogg is to "receive $12,000 for singing twenty nights in Paris -- §600 a night! No wonder she is in love with Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup, the great remedy for coughs and colds, for what would she do without it, if she should be .attacked suddenly by hoarseness? The 512,000 was practically tax free, including medicine. I just can't eat when it's rainy "You would hardly believe it,' says a prominent New York restaurant owner, "but when it ^ our receipts are a third less than on a fine day.'.' ". . . A n d on inquiry I have ascertained that the rain does not prevent them from coming down to their places of business. They don't send out for their dinner or lunch, for then we would not suffer fit the receipts . . . t h e only explanaion I can think of is that rainy weather affects their appetites, and that they do not experience the same desire to eat as on a fine day." l 1885, The Robesonian was edited by Wallace McDiarmid and subscription rates were $2 a year, cash in advance. Editor McDiarmid carried in his paper news from the Red Springs section under the heading "Red Springs Dots." One dot read: "We had a slight of hand p*r- formance in town last night, and it was a slight, he only made eight dollars and his tax was five dollars." Another dot said: "One of the largest hogs died here this weekend. It was said to weigh 450 pounds, raised in the woods. Advertising messages in the 1885's might be regarded a bit drastic to the 1954 readers, but at least they were descriptive. For instance: "The tusks of a mastadon recently found in Illinois weighed 175 pounds each. What a gigantic toothache that animal must have been capable of having! And such ( neuralsjia ; Neuralgia, or nervc- ! ache, generally proceeds from a I disordered condition of the blood ' - B r o w n s Iron Bitiers enriches and purifies this and drives neuralgia out." G«t the connection? - John - _ _ BLOXD SKUNK . . . A new and luxurious version of a familiar long-haired fur makes this skillfully shaped figure-eight stole, which hugs the shoulders, is correct for day or night; budget priced. By DOROTHY ROE Associated Press Fashion Editor What every woman knows': The 'little fur" is one of the most useful and versatile items in her wardrobe. This year designers have outdone themselves in dreaming up new ideas, new colors and new treatments of old favorites in those small stoles, boleros, collar-and- muff sets and blouson jackets HONEY SQUIRREL . . . An old favorite with a new complexion, this sleek fur is used in a versatile tie-stole, small enough for the petite woman, budget priced. LET-OUT MUSKRAT . , . Proportioned for th« small figure and priced for Ihe modest budget, this snug stole has new cowl effect. AJ1 designed by Georges Henri. which women can wear the year round, day or night. These small furs come 1 in all pelts .and all colors. Newcomers this season are such things as pink mink, pink .beaver and blue ermine. But the furs priced within the budget of the average woman include such things as blond skunk, honey-colored squirrel and let-out miiskrat. Used in imaginative lit- tle stoles, these furs are effectively worn with suits in spring and fall, or as evening wraps in sum- mei.' And many are priced so gently as to be within reach of the thrifty career girl or young wife who has to watch her pennies PaiUcularly popular for fall is the fur blouson, which is a little jacket with a drawstring waistline or belt, cut on much the same lines as the famous Eisenhower jacket of World War ' n. Those Mrs. Jenkins Paid Tribute On Her Birthday The approaching birthday of Mrs. Daisy W. Jenkins was the occasion for a shower in her honor in which about 65 of her friends participated. Mrs. George S! Hargrave, president of the 6th district of the W.C.T.U., was the instigator of and hostess for the event which was held at her home on Wednesday morning from 10 to 11 o'clock. Guests were members oE seven unions of the district and friends of Mrs. Jenkins in Chestnut Street Methodist church. They were welcomed upon their arrival by Mrs. H.. M. Baker and the hostess, and served a fruit drink and a dainty combination party plate. Red roses were decorations for the event. Mrs. Hargrave said that she always, had to have a "speaking" when she got a group together and introduced for that purpose Mrs. D. A. McCormick of McDonald, vice-president of the state W.C.T.U., who paid high tribute to Mrs. Jenkins and her service' through church, W.C.T.U., H. D. clubs and other civic groups. A table was put before the' honoree, and Mrs. :Lillian C. Laslie brought and placed thereon a cake beautifully decorated in white and green, embossed with, a white W.- C.T.U. and the words, "We Love You". Mmes. Hazel C. Powell, H. W. Baucom, J. D. Stephens and D. H. Britt, Sr. f of McDonald then entered bearing four silver trays holding the many remembrances from the guests. Mrs. H. M. Baker made the presentation of the gifts. Miss Janice Paul rendered appropriate piano numbers during the morning, and Mrs. Hargrave added some words to the tributes in which she mentioned, some of the outstanding achievements of the W.C.T.U. A light touch was added to the event by Mrs. H. T. Pope, who dashed off these lines and read them to the group: "Here's to Daisy About whom we're all crazy! Always there \vhen things are to be done. This is why all our hearts she has won. Ever alert, her strength to exert, In any good project begun. So. here 's to friend Daisy, Who never is lazy. May her birthday be a happy one. The group stood and sang "Blest Be The Tie That Binds" and was adjourned. Rowland Events . ROWLAND -- Mr. arid Mrs. Na- j hart Milliard and family of Dur- I ham, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hicks and family of Siler City were Sunday visitors at the J. M. Edwards' home. Mrs. Elbert Bridgers of Elrod spent Wednesday with the. Edwards. Mrs. Herman McGirt spent several days last week with her mother in Clayton. Miss Esther Cobb of Pinetops visited the McGirts this week. Mrs. Pi H. Adams is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Dan Crews in Oxford. Mrs. .Bill Henderson and children, Sally, Carol and Billy, have joined Dr. Henderson at Ft. Smith, Arkansas, after spending 'seven months with Mr. and Mrs. Car! Edens. At the end of a month they will go on to their home in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Mr. and Mrs. John Seely of Charleston, S. C.,; house guests of Mrs. W. E. Lynch, Mrs. Lynch Mr. .and Mrs. C. E. Morrison and Mrs. Morrison's sister, Miss Bess Suggs of Snow Hill spent the weekend at Murrell's Inlet, S. C. Mrs. J. E. Lytc'h is visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Jones and" sons in Smithfield this week. Mr. and Mrs. Angus McKellar and sons of Jackson spent the week-end with Mrs. W. R. McKellar. Bunny Brake is at home after completing the summer s c h o o l course at Wake Forest. R. L. Campbell spent the weekend at Hendersonville. He was accompanied home by his family who spent the month of June with Dr. and Mrs. Brown there. Charlie McKellar has returned to Panama City, Fla. after spending his leave with his mother, Mrs. W. R. McKellar. Mrs. Roy Arlington has returned from Los Angeles, California, ivher'e she spent several; months with relatives. , Mrs. B. H. Cooper of Springfield, S. C. is visiting Mr. arid Mrs. James Adams. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Mclntyre and Miss Jane Mclntyre spent a recent week-end in Winston-Salem with Mr. and Mrs. H*J. McCormick. Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Martin, Jr. spent last week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie «Gailes in Richmond, Va. Mrs. A. L. Bradley and daughters. Rene and Marty, of Saluda, S. C. spent last week with Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Mclntyre. Mr. Bradley spent Sunday with the Mclntyres and accompanied his family home. Four Tables In Play At Rowland Bridge Club ROWLAND -- Mrs. L. H. Martin, Jr. was hostess to her bridge club and additional guests at her home on Friday evening. Mixed zinnias and marigolds formed a lovely setting for four tables of contract. After several interesting progressions the high score prizes were awarded to Mrs. J. H. Godfrey, guest, and to Mrs. Victor McCallum, member. Mrs. N. H. Andrews, Sr. won the second high score prize and Mrs. Homer Ward, the bingo. The hostess served a delicious fruit salad, cheese sticks and iced j lea 1o the following p l a y e r s : Mmes. Godfrey, McCallum, Andrews, Ward. J. M. Edwards. I. L. Johnson, Dannie Morrison, H. D. Morrison, Cliff Bullock, Ray Townsend, R. P. Dove, A. L. Bradley, J. R. Harrington, N. H. Andrews, Jr., Boyd Johnson and Miss Opal McCallum. with the drawstring waist ean b* worn either bloused or straight, open or closed. They are effectiv* in such modestly priced fun as white or blond muskrat, batge rabbit, or charcoal gray mouton. Norwegian blue.fox I* anoth«* fur gaming m popularity, and widely used in flattering stole* which are equally effective for day or evening wear. The perennial mink coat fc getting some stiff competition tbi« season from the so-called budget furs, which have been glorified and glamorized by new techniques which bring the high styling ft luxury furs into the budget brao- ket. ICE COLD W A T E R M E L O N S LUMBERTON ICE FUEL COMPANY DIAL 6634 -- ETOWJf KOAD J k - | -- I The 20 million patients admitted , to U. S. hospitals in JflSr, lofHll^d ! 12-"i times as many as 20 years ' [ago. : j mimm with " " · 'Constant-Comfort" LUMBERTON AVIATION, Incorporated E. E. BROOKBANK, MGR. LUMBERTON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT 24 hr. 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