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Description: Russel Erskine Hotel Bridge Party;
Chaddock Weekend Guest;
Pierce At Home;
Mrs. Crawford Convalescing;
Huntsville High PTA Benefit;
Holmes St. Missionary Society;
Date of Play Changed;
Card of Thanks;
Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL
Page/Column: Page 5, Column 6
Russel Erskine Hotel Bridge Party
Friday evening the Russel Erskine hotel ball room presented an ideal setting for the lovers of bridge who gathered there for the weekly play at fifteen tables from eight until eleven o’clock.
A profusion of spring flowers were used in decorating the spacious room.
Many attractive visitors in the city added much to the interest of the party. At the end of five progressions of the game, Mrs. William Northington of Hollywood, Calif., for high score among the ladies was presented a leather traveling case. The men’s high score prize was won by Homer Chase, and he was awarded a silver cigarette case and an automatic lighter, while for scoring the least, Mrs. L. Miller was presented a double deck of bridge cards. In conclusion, delicious refreshments were served.
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Week End Guest
Mrs. Susie Chaddock, of Anniston, is a week end motor guest of her sister, Miss Fannie Chadwick, Randolph street.
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Spending Week-End at Home
William Pierce, student at the University of Alabama, accompanied by his roommate, Frank Schneider, of Schenectady, N. Y., are spending the week-end here with the former’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Pierce, East Holmes street.
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Mrs. Crawford Convalescing
The many friends of Mrs. W. E. Crawford, of Decatur, will be glad to learn of her convalescing at Huntsville hospital following an operation.
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Huntsville High School P. T. A. Bridge-Rook Benefit Event Of Tuesday
The chief interest in society on Tuesday evening will be the benefit bridge and rook party given at the Twickenham hotel by the Huntsville High School Parent Teacher Association. Already many tables have been reserved.
Tables of four players, couples or single players who will telephone Mrs. Ray S. Goodin will be assured of provision for the game. Many prizes of real value will be awarded in the game, all donated by local merchants.
Playing will begin promptly at eight o’clock.
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Holmes Street Missionary Society To Meet
The Holmes Street Missionary Society will meet Monday afternoon at three o’clock with Mrs. Newman Robinson on E. Clinton street. Mrs. Charles Robinson will be the hostess and will be assisted by Mrs. Shelby Campbell and Mrs. Willis Latham. Mrs. E. A. Buckner will have charge of the social service program.
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Date of Play Changed
“Mother Mine” will be given March 28, 1930, instead of the 29th as was first announced.
A play that reaches the heart in 3 acts given for the benefit of “Chestnut Grove” M. E. church at Berkley near Gurley at 7:30 o’clock Friday evening, March 28, 1930.
Admission 15 and 25 cents.
The characters as they speak:
Cynthia Whitcomb, the deacon’s wife – Lillian Beason.
Martha Tisdale, a neighbor – Sue Nell Herrin.
Miranda Peasley “Mother Mine” – Margaret Beason.
Lettie Holcomb, with a nose for news – Rebecca Herrin.
Lillian Whitcomb, deacon’s daughter – Lillian Williams.
Mary Tisdale, Martha’s daughter – Gladys Sneed.
John Whitcomb, the deacon – Ernest Clarke.
Jack Payson, the merchant’s son – Edward Solomon.
Jerry McConnell, the newcomer – Glen Williams.
Officer Lewis, from Boston – Edward Anders.
Sam Blunt, the constable – Maurice Clark.
Pace – The entire action of the play occurs in the sitting room of Miranda Peasley’s home in Topley Village, Maine.
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Honor Roll Farley School
Seventh grade: Ruby Holt, Joe Fleming, Gladys Holt, Vivian Woodward, Izola Gossett, Vance Thornton, Rubert Abercrombie.
Eighth grade: Walton Fleming, John Champion, Lila Bailey, William Hymer, Rachel Speck, Zora Embrey, Fred Putman.
Ninth grade: Mayme Clair Davis, Marguerite Champion, Minnie Merle Adkins, J. J. McDonald.
Tenth grade: Fred McDonald.
Eleventh grade; Nichols Hobbs, Harvey Eslick.
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Card of Thanks
Wishing to express our sincerest heartfelt thanks to loyal friends for their most highly appreciated kindness shown in honor of our beloved O. A. Johnson, we thank devoted ones for their untiring faithfulness, for the beautiful floral offerings and various expressions of love and sympathy.
Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Hopper
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Friends in the city will read with interest the following excerpt from the Richmond, Va., Times of the marriage of Miss Margaret Wade, who has visited in Huntsville several times, as the guest of Miss Elizabeth Pride.
Of interest in Richmond, Atlanta, Ga., and Chincoteague, Va., is the wedding of Miss Margaret McLean Wade, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Thomas Wade, and Floyd Edward Adams, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Adams, which was solemnized at 5 o’clock Saturday afternoon march 15, at Grace Covenant Presbyterian church. Dr. Charles L. King, pastor officiating. The altar was effectively decorated with palms, Madonna lilies and Cathedral candles. Music was rendered by the organist, Louis E. Wetzel.
The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, was gowned in ivory satin, fashioned along princess lines with a long train. Her veil was of princess lace with a close fitting cap and she carried a shower bouquet of gardenias and lilies of the valley.
Miss Wade had as her maid of honor Miss Elizabeth Pride of Huntsville, Ala. Her dress was of Lucerne blue lace with flare jacket, long skirt with short train. She wore a large blue Neapolitan straw hat, turned from the face and matching slippers and carried an arm bouquet of pink snapdragons, blue delphinium, and pale yellow rosebuds.
The bridesmaids were Misses Mary Sue Prim and Lillian LeCoute of Atlanta, Ga., Miss Josephine Anderson of Anderson, S. C.; Miss Elizabeth Revercomb of Covington, Va.; and Miss Laura Augus Woodfin, Miss Dorothy Turner of Richmond. They wore dresses of agablie pink lace modeled along straight lines with flare jackets and short trains. Their large hats of pale pink Neapolitan braid banded with Lucerne blue were turned off the face and their slippers were of Lucerne blue moiré. They carried arm bouquets of pink snapdragons, blue delphinium and talisman roses.
Mr. Adams had as his best man Luther Linwood Hyslup of Richmond. His groomsmen were Warren Grieg, formerly of Richmond, now of Pennsylvania; David Van Norston Cake, of Hilton Village; John Davis of Norfolk; Leslie Shaw, James King and Kendall Bach, of Richmond. Following the ceremony a small reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents for the bridal party immediate families and out of town guests.
Among the out of town guests were Mrs. Lawton Nalley, aunt of the bride; Mrs. William P. Dunn, Mrs. James Thompson Williams of Atlanta, Ga.; Mr. and Mrs. Bennett J. Houge of Newport News, Va.; Mrs. L. A. Bailey, T. Dallas Bailey, Miss Jane Grigsby Farrar, Mrs. Alvin Bailey, Mr. and Mrs. C. Pace and Cabell Bailey of Charlottesville, Va.; Miss Lula Hill and Mrs. Henry Leonard of Chincoteague, Va.; Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Ricenour of Petersburg, Va.; and others.
Immediately following the reception, Mr. and Mrs. Adams left for a wedding trip and upon their return they will be at home at 4309 Grove Avenue.