“Personals,” from the May 11, 1918 issue of The Hickory Daily Record
Miss Kate Elliot spent yesterday in Charlotte.
Miss Lily Jones of Happy Valley is spending a few days with her sister, Mrs.
The Record is indebted to Mrs. Mary Sloop for a vase of pretty red roses.
Mrs. S.W. Lawrence has returned from Chester where she spent several days.
Miss Amy Sellers has returned from Fort Caswell where she has been the guest
of Capt. and Mrs. W.R. Cox for two weeks.
Mrs. D.L. Russell, who underwent an operation at Dr. Long’s Sanatorium at
Statesville yesterday, is doing nicely, her friends will be glad to learn.
A card received today by Mr. J.W. Shuford announced the safe arrival in
France of his son, Mr. Harold Shuford, who enlisted with the artillery from
Capt. Geo. L. Huffman of Camp Wadsworth, S.C., is spending a few days in the
Congressman Albert Johnson just returned from France, will be the Red Cross
speaker here on Saturday, May 26, in the Reformed Church at 8 p.m.
The closing exercises of Highland graded school, begun last night with an address
and exercises by the children, will be continued tonight with a play, “A Box of
Monkeys,” rendered by the older boys and girls. The exercises will begin at 8 o’clock
and the public is invited.
Friends of Dr. J.H. Shuford, captain in the medical corps, will be
interested to learn of his appointment as senor chief surgeon at Camp Hancock,
Ga. That means that Dr. Shuford will be in charge of the hospital in the
absence of chief surgeon and is a promotion for which the popular Hickory
surgeon is qualified to hold.
The Mothers Club of the North School met Thursday afternoon and it was
decided to continue the meetings during the summer months. Mrs. K.C. Menzies
presided. The next meeting will be held the second Friday in June at 4:30.
Mr. Arthur Bradford of Hickory, who is at Camp Jackson, was not on the
wrecked train near Columbia yesterday. His family received positive information
In Newton Society
Mrs. J.Y. Killian most charmingly entertained the Thursday Afternoon Book
Club on last Thursday. Two interesting papers, “Art, Music and Drama’ by Mrs.
W.C. Feimster and “Latin-American Literature” by Mrs. W.C., Kenyon, were read.
Mrs. J.A. Gaither sang “One Fleeting Hour” and “The Banjo Song.” Those present
besides the members were Mrs. A.S. Beaman and mother, Mrs. Matney of Canton,
N.C., and Mrs. Belle Wilfong.
Among those here this week attending commencement exercises at Catawba
College were: Dr. J.C. Leonard of Lexington, Rev. Walter W. Rowe of Hickory,
Shuford Peeler of Charlotte; Dr. Ripley of York, Pa.; Dr. M.A. Foil, Mt.
Pleasant; Rev. W.H. McNairy, Lincolnton; D.M. Carpenter, Maiden; A.L. Sanford,
Conover; M.G. Lentz, Gold Hill; Edgar Whitener, High Point; Jacob Moose,
Concord; J.W. Peeler, Rockwell; Rev. J.A. Koons, Rockwell; Rev. C.C. Wagner,
Salisbury; Rev. J.A. Yount, Conover; Rev. J.H. Keller, China Grove; Rev. J.H.
Welker, Faith; Rev. and Mrs. J.A. Palmer, Lexington; Rev. and Mrs. G.E. Plott,
Winston-Salem; G.D. Palmer, Granite Quarry; Dunard Linn, Landis; Miss Virginia
Warlick, Reepsville; Miss Florence Fisher, Crescent; Rev. R.E. and Mrs.
Leinbach, High Point; Mrs. Dolly Finger, Turbyfield, S.C.,; Mrs. Joe Turner,
S.C.; John Fleming, China Grove; Robert Andrew and son, Robert Jr., Sedalia;
Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Lowrance, Catawba; Misses Frances Lentz and Flossie Frazier,
Hickory; J.H. Fisher, Monogram; Rev. Ernest Clapp, New York city; Russell Whitener,
Miss Bessie Herman, Rev. A. Klinger, Lieut. George C. Warlick, Camp Jackson;
and Prof. Overcash, Davidson College.
Lieut. Eli Warlick left Thursday for Camp Jackson, Columbia, S.C., after
spending a furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George A. Warlick.
Governor and Mrs. T.W. Bickett of Raleigh spent the week end here with the
governor’s brother, Mr. L.C. Bickett.
Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Hardister spent several days in Greensboro this week where
Mrs. Hardister went to consult a specialist.
Major C.M. McCorkle of Camp Hancock, Ga., is spending this week here with
his family, and to witness the graduation of his daughters, Misses Anabel and Charles
McCorkle from the Newton High School. [It does say his daughter is named
T.B. Finley of North Wilkesboro, candidate for judge in this district, was
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Gaither this week.
Mrs. Frank Warlick left Wednesday for Hot Springs, Ark., in response to a
message stating that her father, Mr. W.H. Ramsaur, was seriously ill.
Dr. W.H. Everhardt and Mr. J.W. Ervin left Sunday for Chattanooga, Tenn., to
attend the state meeting of the Junior Order. Dr. Everhardt has been appointed
one of the examiners for the Junior Order in North Carolina and Tennessee.
Rev. V.L. Fulmer went down to the Jackson Training school at Concord Sunday
and held services in the school chapel. He was accompanied by Mr. S.D. Houk and
family and Judge Sigmon and Misses Annie Killian and Annie Witherspoon.
Lieut. Macon M. Williams arrived from Camp Jackson at Columbia Wednesday and
spent the day with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. F.M. Williams. Lieut. Williams is
on his way to Fort Sill, Okla., where he has been ordered to take training in
the aero service.
Miss Allie Witherspoon of Greensboro spent the past few days with her
mother, Mrs. Mollie Witherspoon at Catawba.