W. Columbia News

Mrs. M. L. Lybrand’s group of her Sunday school class met Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. L. S. Trotti and Mrs. J. W. Wessinger, with Mrs. P. J. Wessinger assisting. The meeting was presided over by the group leader, Mrs. Lybrand, who also conducted the devotional. The usual routine of business was transacted, after which gifts were exchanged. The hostesses served a congealed salad course and ice tea.

Mrs. J. W. Wessinger and little son, Paul, left Wednesday to join her husband, who is superintending government construction work in Alabama.

Mr. and Mrs. Marion Flitter and son, Bobby, and Mrs. Ethel Meetze are spending the weekend in Charleston with relatives.

Earl W. May, principal of West Columbia grammar school, is spending the weekend with his wife at their home in Chula, Ga.

Other grammar school teachers spending the Easter holiday at their homes are: Miss Queenie Green, Lynchburg; Miss Louise Senn, Newberry; Miss Grace Watson, Blaney; Miss Annie Ruth Davis, Kershaw; Miss Lella Mooneyham, Elliott, and Miss Maggie Cox, Hemingway.

Mrs. W. M. Rish of Guignard Estates had as her guest Sunday her sister and niece, Mrs. E. C. Phillips and Miss Ruby Phillips of Beaufort; also Gunery Sgt. E. D. Owndy and wife, Mrs. Eloise Owndy, and Sgt. H. G. McKenna of the Marine base, Parris Island.

The Young Mother’s club of West Columbia held an interesting meeting Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Ernest Metz. In the absence of the president Mrs. Metz presided. Three guests and their young babies were present and will become members of the club. They were Mrs. Eunice Hite and daughter, Sandra, Mrs. Evelyn Summer and son, Steve, and Mrs. Theresa Hudson and the daughter “snookums.” Two of the young members, whose birthdays came in the month of April, received gifts. They were Mary Elizabeth Metze and Boby Fliter. Pictures were taken, and taken, at the previous meeting distributed. The hostess served sandwiches and ice drinks. After the meeting the members went in a body to visit on of the members, Mrs. Wilson Howard, and young son, and a gift from the club was presented to her. Mrs. Amos was also a guest at the meeting.

The Aimwell Sunday school class of the Methodist church held its April meeting Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. M. S. Gibson with Mrs. R. E. Womble and Mrs. G. W. Fulmer as joint hostesses. Cut flowers were used effectively about the room. Mrs. M. J. Caughman, Jr., presided and Mrs. J. E. Brown conducted the devotions. The secretary, Mrs. W. M. Williams, read the minutes of the previous meeting and called the roll. Reports were given by Mrs. J. M. Gauf, Mrs. C. T. Robertson, Mrs. B. T. Caughman and Mrs. J. E. Brown, Mrs. M. S. Gibson was appointed to receive contributions for the United States flag, the Christian flag and service flag, which are to be purchased during the next few weeks. A social hour was enjoyed and each guest was given a piece of colored crepe paper with which to make an “Easter bonnet.” The most unique model was designed by Mrs. J. Hilton, who was presented a prize. A guessing contest was held and the prize was won by Mrs. J. G. Sinclair. The guest were invited to a screened-in porch, where a delicious fish supper was served. A long table across the porch was attractive with low bowls of pansies, and colored Easter eggs.

Friends of Miss Ruby Mather, member of the West Columbia school faculty, will regret to lear that she is ill at the Columbia hospital where she underwent an appendectomy Wednesday.

1943.04.26 - W Columbia News
April 26, 1943 State (published as The State) Columbia, South Carolina Page 7

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