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Society Notes of Charlottesvillians
The funeral of Mrs. Kitty Rea, of Fourth St., was held at Mt. Zion Baptist Church last Monday afternoon.
Mrs. Ione Seay Edgar was hostess to "The Smarter Set", at her residence on Sixth St., last Thursday night. After the usual
routine of business, those present were served. The first half hour, prior to the beginning of the regular meeting, was devoted
to instruction in the technicalities of Contract Bridge, with Mesdames Edgar and Carter acting as teacher. After this, those
present played auction bridge. Mrs. Izetta Williams won the first prize and Mrs. Glennie Murray, the second. Mrs. Bentley
was guest to the club.
Mrs. Janie Greene died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Viola Porter, on Gasport Hill road.
Mr. and Mrs. William Actie, Miss Sarah Actie, Mr. Wilson Arnette and Mr. Ivan Brown spent the last week end in Washington,
Mr. Effort Harris, who is an employee of the C. & O. Railway Co. in Ansted, W. Va., is in this city visiting his wife, Mrs.
Ola Harris, and relatives on Tenth St.
Mrs. J. F. Bell entertained the "Contract Bridge Club" at her residence on Sixth St. After a brief business meeting, the members
and guest played cards. Dr. J. A. Jackson won the club prize for men and Mrs. J. J. Brooks won the club prize for ladies.
Mr. J. M. Edgar received the guest prize. At the conclusion of the card game, the hostess served a very palatable supper.
Miss Christine Newman celebrated her eighteenth birthday at the residence of her uncle, Mr. Willie Newman, on Ridge St., Wednesday
of last week. Many of her friends and acquaintances were present to help celebrate this fete. The evening was spent in dancing,
revelry and feasting. Those present were: Misses Evelyn and Helen Lightfoot, Mary Harris, Jean Preston, Virginia Reed, Emma
Brown, Inez Jackson, Edna Newman, Eva Ahart, Eva and Cora Powell, Sadie Meade, Mary Angell, Lottie Terry, Antis Quarles, Constance
Kelly, Bertice Carey, Mabel Sampson, Eloise Taylor, Louise Yancey, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mayo, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Bowles, Messrs.
Earl Sampson, William Carrington, Charles Fagans, Leonard Barbour, Lawrence Perkins, James Woodfolk, Holbert Wicks, Lorenzo
Price, Roy Lee, Richard Fields, Arthur Wars, Thomas Martin, George Harris, John Lockett, Isaac Kennedy, Alfred Bynum, Robert
Kennedy, Harry Reid, and Herbert Preston. The hostess received many lovely gifts from her friends.
Mrs. Mildred Jones is indisposed at her residence on Grove St., extended.
Mr. Louis Reaves of Ridge St., spent Sunday in Clifton Forge, Va.
Miss Nettie Kennedy, who is instructor in the public schools of Wildwood, Va., was dinner guest Saturday of Miss Geneva P.
Mrs. Sadie Pennington and Mrs. Florine Anderson were the dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Wicks, last Sunday evening.
Miss Annie Hughes gave a farewell party last Friday night at her residence on Eighth St. She, accompanied by her sister, Percolia
Hughes, left Saturday for Connecticut to join their mother, Mrs. Norma Cooper.
Mr. Isaac Powell, brother of Misses Eva and Cora Powell, visited them last Sunday at their residence on Fifth St. His home
is in Faber, Va.
Mrs. Adelaide Burruss, of Staunton, Va., was the houseguest of Reverand and Mrs. E. D. McCreary of Anderson St., last week.
While here she visited other relatives and friends.
Mrs. Matilda Watson is quite ill at her residence on 6 1/2 St., S. W.
Mrs. Bessie Cosby and her daughter, Miss Beulah, of Eleventh St., entertained at a buffet supper in honor of Dr. E. W. Stratton,
Jr., Sunday evening. The following were present: Mesdames Nannie Luck, Beatrice Fowlkes, Mary Allison, Mr. and Mrs. Newton
Howard, Mr. and Mrs. George Goodloe, Mr. Denwood Reeves of Baltimore, Mr. William Lewis of Culpepper, Mr. William Jackson
and Mr. Frank Keys.
Mrs. Virginia Monroe, of Page St., is indisposed at her home.
Mrs. Margaret Houston, who has been ill at her residence on Preston Ave., is able to be out again.
"The Elite Social Club" met at the residence of Mrs. W. F. Monroe, Tuesday night of last week and elected officers for the
coming year. Those chosen to lead the club for the 1934 season are as follows: Miss Rebecca Carter, President; Mrs. Beatrice
Jones, Vice-president; Mrs. Annie Spears, Secretary; Mrs. Virginia Monroe, Treasurer; Mrs. Dorothy Coward, Journalist. After
the business meeting the hostess served the guests.
Mrs. Amanda Barbour Butler of Philadelphia was the recent guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Barbour, of Ridge St.
Miss Frances Ross and Miss Rosella Perry were the guests of Miss Louise Whitlock last Sunday.
Miss Eva Johnson entertained the "We Moderns" at the residence of Mrs. C. E. Coles on West Main St., Monday evening, Jan.
16th. The evening was a most enjoyable one, spent in card playing, dancing, and partaking of the delightful course served
by the hostess. Members present were: Mr. and Mrs. Addison Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Shaw, Mr. and Mrs. James Martin, Messrs.
Franklin Brown, Roy Lee and Robert Mosby. The hostess also entertained as guests, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Woolfolk, Misses Edwina
Sellers, Louise Wyatt and Inez Jackson.
Mrs. Lula Bowles Carter died at her home in Bowling Green, Va., Friday, January,12. Those from this vicinity attending her
funeral were her sisters, Mrs. Robert Whitlock, and Mrs. Lloyd Howard; her brother, Mr. Major Bowles of Ivy, Va., Messrs.
Linwood, Kenneth and John Bowles, also of Ivy; and Mrs. Mary Bowles and Mr. Lloyd Howard of this city.
Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Conn announce the birth of a daughter, Marion Nannette, born January 7th.
Summary of Article
Various local announcements detailing the activities of Charlottesvillians, such as starting bridge clubs, planning musical
events, and holding birthday parties.