Special to The State

Ridgeway, September 1. The Bridge club was entertained Friday afternoon by Mrs. A. R. Nicholson. A number of visitors added to the pleasure of the games. Mrs. Howard Snelling received the attractive prize for high score. Mrs. Payne won the visitor’s prize. A tempting salad corse was served.

Mrs. W. C. Edmunds has as her guest her mother, Mrs. Ashe, her sister, Mrs. Payne of Rockingham, and her brother, Mr. Ashe, of New York City.

Miss Eugenia Rosborough of Columbia is with relative here for a few days.

Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Cook and children of Clearmont, Fla., have returned home after a visit of several weeks to Mrs. W. H. Ruff.

Mrs. J. M. Armstrong and daughter returned to Baltimore Friday.

The Rev. T. B. Hay and Mrs. Hay and son of Port Gibson, Miss., spent several days this week with Mrs. J. S. Edmunds. They are now with Mr. Hay’s parents on Johns Island.

Mrs. J. S. Edmunds has as her guests last week her two sisters, Mrs. R. H. Browne of Port Gibson and Mrs. F. O. Larnoreux of Newberry.

H. W. Desportes celebrated his 81st birthday Monday, all of his children were present – Mr. and Mrs. John A. DesPortes, Mr. and Mrs. John A. DesPortes, Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Peay and W. S. Desportes of Ridgeway, H. W. DesPortes and family of Columbia, Dr. R. DesPortes of Fort Mill and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Bishop of Philadelphia.

Mr. and Mrs. Howard Snelling have returned from a motor trip to places of interest in Canada, Niagara Falls, Detroit, Asheville, et cetera.

Miss Eleanor Thomas is at home from a visit to school friends in Richmond.

Mr. and Mrs. Barnette are expected this week. Mrs. Barnette was, before her recent marriage, Miss Bivings, and had charge of the primary department in the graded school.

Miss Brice of Woodward visited Mrs. A. R. Nicholson a part of this week.

Miss Thelma Tidwell of Smallwood entertained Tuesday evening for Mr. and Mrs. Verlin Barnette, who have returned this week from their wedding trip. Eight guests were present at the table, attractive place-cards used and the tables centered with a basket of pink rosebuds. A course dinner was served.

Miss Jean Starnes has gone to Blaney, where she resume her duties in the Blaney graded school.

Miss Thelma Tidwell left Wednesday for Gastonia, where she will teach this winter.

The Christian endeavor gave a picnic for its members Wednesday evening. This occasion was in honor of those leaving for their various schools.

Miss Henrietta Thomas is at home from a visit to school friends in Camden.

Mr. and Mrs. Howard Snelling complimented Mrs. J. M. Armstrong Thursday evening with two tables of bridge. Duplicate bridge was enjoyed for some time when tempting refreshments were prettily served.

September 2, 1928  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
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