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Description: Society; Latham- McNaul Wedding;
Huntsville Music Study Club; Greetings from Henry's;
Mrs. Kate Murphy Lowery Friday Ice Cream Guest;
Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL
Source: Madison County, AL Library
Page/Column: Page 2, Columns 3-5
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Tel 38, 78, 478
A wedding that will come as quite a surprise to their many friends is that of Miss Mattie Lee Latham and M. Henry P. McNaul of Birmingham, which was solemnized on Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock August 4th at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. James W. Latham on the Whitesburg pike, Rev. J. T. Barclay officiating.
Only a few relatives and friends were present.
Miss Irma Timmons of Huntsville, played Mendelssohn’s wedding march.
Out of town guests were Mr. I. F. McDonnell and Judge Esslinger of Birmingham and Miss Sallie Polk Farley of Madison.
The bride was beautifully attired in a navy blue beaded georgette dress with hat to harmonize and carried Killarney roses. Her going away suit was midnight blue tricontine.
Mr. McNaul is connected with the Hart-Parr Tractor Co.
They left on the afternoon train for Chattanooga and other points.
The friends of the happy young couple wish them bon voyage on life’s matrimonial sea.
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J. C. Spivey of north Killensworth Cove was in the city today on business
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Huntsville Music Study Club
The Huntsville Music Study Club had a splendid program yesterday afternoon at the beautiful home of Miss Marguerite Cartwright.
The meeting was called to order by the president, Mrs. Ware and the secretary Miss Johnnie Kelley read the minutes of the last meeting.
Mrs. W. I. Thompson had two letters of congratulations, one from Mrs. Hundley, state federation president, and the other from Mrs. Hefflefinger, both expressing their interest in this movement and offering their aid
Miss Bessie Pettus brought the club greetings from Miss Elizabeth Price of Nashville and her kindly offer to help. The president voiced the sentiment of eh Club in an expression of thanks to those people who are taking an interest in it and told of Mr. Edwin Hall’s generous offer of a piano free of charge. This infant Club should thrive, for where can one find an organization which has received more favorable notice or more generous help?
The program for the day began with a violin solo—Salute d’Amour—Edgar played by that enjoyable musician Miss Mary Scott Moore, whose smoothness of technic, breadth of tone and interpretation is more mature than is usual for one of her years.
Miss Johnnie Kelly gave a number of interesting musical news items. This feature is a part of every program so that the members may get in touch with musical conditions.
Miss Beverly Wheatcroft, a deservedly popular pianist, followed this by Moskowski’s Serenata.
Mrs. Fred Howe gave a pleasing paper on—Leopold Auer – Master Violinist. Much of her information was personally gained from her niece who has been a pupil of Auer for two summer seasons.
Mrs. Walter Byrne, who had charge of the program, the practically turned the meeting over to Miss Bessie Jones of Dallas, Texas, who was the honor guest of the occasion. Miss Jones has been spending the summer studying with the master pianist Lehvinne at Chicago, reaching here Monday night; and made the trip from New Market yesterday in order to meet with the Club and bring to it some of the inspiration of her summer’s work.
In a very modest but fascinating way, Miss Jones gave an intimate account of her work with the master, and followed this by playing two numbers; Rhapsody in E flat by Brahms, Prelude in G minor of Rachmaninoff.
Her clearness of tone, delicacy of nuance and phrasing, made one forget technic, and hear only the thought of the composer. An ideal for which may strive, but few attain. After this Miss Jones gave an account of the club work in Dallas, Texas, and answered many questions concerning same. Needless to say, the meeting adjourned with regret, but its inspirational uplift will not soon be forgotten. .
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The Henry’s Across the Seas Send Greetings Back Home
The following greetings were received this morning from Roma, Feronia far across the seas when Rev. Dr. W. G. Henry, wife, son and a part of friends are sojourning for the summer.
Roma, Feronia, July 18, 1920
Mr. J. E. Pierce, Editor,
The Daily Times, Huntsville, Ala.
Dear Sir: Greetings from the Henry’s across the seas to yourself and family, Messrs. Hunt and Burdette and to our numerous friends in the city. Tho’ in the midst of a rush we are having a memorable trip.
Rev. W. G. Henry.
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Mrs. Kate Murphy Lowery Friday Ice Cream Guest
Mrs. Kate Murphy Lowery of East Holmes Street and one of the city’s most beautiful women, is invited to be the guest of The Daily Times Friday at the Grand Palace for a dish of ice cream. This clipping will be honored for the service.
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Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Smith of West Clinton Street, have as their guest their eldest son, Leonard Smith, who is a successful salesman spending the most of his time in South Alabama. Mr. Smith was a pleasant caller at the office of the Daily Times on his arrival here.
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George R. Hunt is convalescing at the home of his sister in Corinth, Miss., after leaving a hospital in Memphis where he underwent several serious operations. He is improving and hopes to return home by the first of September or earlier.
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Miss Lalie Keith has returned to her work with Swift & Co., after a very pleasant vacation spent with friends at Bridgeport, Scottsboro and Stevenson, Ala.
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Born to Mr. and Mrs. Evan C. Haines on Aug. 3rd a fine baby girl.
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Mr. and Mrs. John W. Robertson have returned from Paint Rock valley where they visited relatives. They were accompanied home by Mrs. W. T. Robertson, Mr. Robertson’s mother. Verner S. Denison who stopped over to visit Mr. and Mrs. Robertson’s family here, will leave tonight. Mr. Denison is traveling representative for the Sandusky, O., Foundry and Machine Co., and his territory covers the United States and Canada. He was in Huntsville about ten years ago, and expresses his wonder at the many progressive changes he notices here now and says this is a real city. Thanks! Tell others!
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Miss Margaret Keith leaves tomorrow for Dallas, Texas, to spend the remainder of the month with relatives and friends there and in Fort Worth and Cleburne. On her return she will stop over in Memphis and Corinth, Miss., for a brief visit.
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Mrs. Holt Bryson and little son and Mrs. Henry Smith and daughter, of Woodbury, Tenn., are spending the week with Mrs. J. T. and W. J. Reed on Douglas Hill.
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Bruce Cobb has as his guest this week his cousin Bernard Benson of Decatur, Ala.
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Mrs. J. W. Davis of Dallas, Teas, is visiting Mrs. Alice McCravey on W. Clinton Street for a few weeks.