The Jasper News – December 16, 1938

Jasper News – December 16, 1938

Miss Mary Katherine Harrell to Wed Harry T. Reid December 18

Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Harrell, Sr., of Jennings announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Mary Katherine, to Mr. Harry T. Reid of Jasper, on December 18, at the home of the bride elect.

The above announcement will be read with cordial interest by the young couples many friends throughout Florida and Georgia.

Miss Harrell graduated from the Jasper High School and completed her education at the Georgia State College for Women, at Valdosta, Ga., where she received her A.B. degree. She was a member of the English Club, the French Club and Phi Kappa Athletic Association. At the present she is a member of the faculty of the high school of Jennings.

Mr. Reid is the son of Mrs. Nettie Reid and the late James H. Reid, of Jasper. Mr. Reid is the school superintendent of Hamilton County, and Scout Master of the local troop and has been connected with Tuten’s Funeral Parlor for a number of years.

Wesley Fellowship Meet

The Wesley Fellowship Class of the Methodist Church will hold its monthly meeting at the home of Miss Rachael Bryan on Tuesday, December 20, at 8 p.m.

All members are urged to be present.

Miss Minnie Beck is Honored With Bridge Party Friday P.M.

Mrs. W. B. Adicks delightfully entertained friends at bridge last Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. H. M. Tuten honoring her house guest, Miss Minnie Beck of Sanford.

Vases of cut flowers were used to decorate the living room where the guests played.

Mrs. H. L. Baker received high score prize, a lovely cigarette holder and ash tray.

The hostess served ritz brownies and Coca Colas. Candy was served during the afternoon.

Present were the honoree: Miss Minnie Beck and Masdames L. Stephens, E. C. Crouch, H. L. Baker, Kenneth Chandler, H. M. Tuten and Jim Biddle.

Mrs. Henry Baker is Hostess at Bridge Thursday Evening

Miss Minnie Beck of Sanford, was the charming honoree at a bridge party last Thursday evening, given by Mrs. Henry Baker at her home on Court House Ave.

The home was most attractively decorated with potted plants and bowls of narcissus.

Following four progressions of bridge Miss Beck was presented with a lovely linen handkerchief as honor guest. Mrs. W. B. Adicks received an attractive ash tray for high score gift.

Mrs. W. B. Adicks assisted the hostess in serving refreshments of salad, sandwiches, brownies and coffee.

Enjoying this affair were Mesdames Roy Adams, J. T. Bridges, Iris Tuten, W. B. Adicks, Jimmie Burley, W. R. Lewis, E. C. Crouch and the honoree, Miss Minnie Beck.

Mrs. J. W. Register is Hostess to Young Matrons Wednesday

Last Wednesday at the home of Mrs. J. W. Register, she was hostess to the Young Matron’s Club.

The living room was decorated with lovely fall flowers in different colored bowls.

The guests sewed most of the afternoon of which after they were shown into the dining room where they were served a delicious meal consisting of boiled ham, scalloped potatoes, lettuce and tomato salad, hot rolls, ambrosia, coffee and cake.

Those attending were: Mesdames Max Myers, William Hunter, Horace Lewis, Nolan Wilkes, Bamberg Harrell, Jim Biddle, L. B. Register.

Mr. Narbo Stephens Honored with Party on His Birthday

Last Saturday night Mrs. Narbo Stephens entertained with a spaghetti supper honoring her husband on his birthday anniversary.

It was a surprise party for Mr. Stephens.

The guests were received in the living room which was beautified with potted plants and then invited into the dining room where a delightful spaghetti supper was served. A large white birthday cake topped with lighted tapers centered the dining table and was later cut and served by the honoree.

The following enjoyed this lovely party: Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Adicks, Miss Minnie Beck, of Sanford and Mr. W. A. Kratzert of Tallahassee, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Chandler, Miss Wynn Tuten and Mr. O. P. Hewitt, Jr.

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Messrs T. B. Johns and O. P. Hewitt, Sr., visited in Live Oak, Sunday.

Messrs Ray Lewis and O. P. Hewitt, Sr., were visitors in Tallahassee Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dobson of Sanderson, visited in Jasper Sunday.

Mr. T. B. Bryan transacted business in Jacksonville Friday.

Miss Mary McGhin returned to Perry last week to make her home with her mother, Mrs. Frances McGhin.

Miss Ruth Bryan spent the week end in Jasper as the guest of her mother, Mrs. Mamie Bryan.

Mr. James Stone visited in Jasper Friday night.

Mr. Junior Tyre, of Jennings, was in Jasper Saturday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Henderson visited Valdosta Friday.

Miss Alma Folsom is visiting friends in Jacksonville.

Mr. and Mrs. Graham Black visited in Jacksonville last Friday.

Rev. and Mrs. Everett Shepherd and Mr. and Mrs. Graham Black attended Methodist District Conference in Quincey, last Wednesday.

Mr. James Smith returned Friday from a visit in Michigan.

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  1. Greetings! I’m looking for info about my Hamilton county great grandparents. I’m having a hard time finding a Hamilton county genealogist. can you suggest one?

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