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Robesonian (Newspaper) - January 6, 1977, Lumberton, North Carolina inHnlvsiinbiii I iiinlHTtoii VI I Inniii r IiT Social Activities KATHLEEN OLiVYH FAULK COURTNEY SHARPE WARD TE PPHONE Mr and Mrs Godwin Celebrate Anniversary Karen Diamia Ranager Weds Earle Blackmon MRSEARLE MURRY BLACKMON Gillespie Studio Photo Miss Karen Dianna Ranager became the bride of Earle Murry Blackmon of Beckly West Va Sunday January 2 at three oclock in the afternoon at West Lumberton Baptist Church The Rev James Brooks officiated at the double ring ceremony The bride is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Leonard Dalton Ranager and the bridegrooms parents are Mr and Mrs Jodin Olin Blackmon of Sumter SC Ms Mary Alice Seals the brides cousin presented a program of nuptial music George Edwards was soloist The bride was escorted to the altar by her father Her gown was of reembroidered lace over sheer organza with a cathedral train Her shoulder length veil of illusion fell from a lace covered cap She carried a bouquet of white and red roses centered with a white orchid Miss Terry Ewgenia Ranager attended her sister as maid of honor Bridesmaids were the brides sisters Mrs John Pittman and Miss Belinda Ranager her cousins Miss Donna Wilson and Miss Lisa Wilson of Fayetteville Mrs Ricky Johnson Miss Cathy Powers and Miss Barbara Cagel Their dresses were of blue organza styled with high stand up neckline fitted bodice bishop sleeves with lace trim on the collar cuffs and at the top of the flounce A cummerbund accented the waistlines of the full skirts They wore headpieces of white carnations with babys breath Junior bridesmaids were Miss Nikki Anderson and Miss Barbara Ivey They wore dresses identical to the other attendants Christy Barnhard of Sumter SC the bridegrooms cousin and Tonya White were flower girls They were also dressed like the bridesmaids Jimmy Barfieid of Sumter SC was best man Ushers were the bridegrooms brothers Jack Blackmon of Easley SC Charles Blackmon of Sumter SC the brides brother Carol Ranger her brotherinlaw John Pittman Tom Cook of Beckley West Va Wayne Rogers of Sumter and Joe Price Junior ushers were the off Designer Collection brother James hlackrnon uf Sumter and Kdgertun The bride was graduated from Lumberton Senior High School and attended Southeastern Community College The bridegroom was graduated from Sumter High School and is manager of Shoe World in Beckley West Va Following a wedding trip to Florida Mr and Mrs Blackman will reside in Beckley West Va RECEPTION A reception and cakecutting followed the ceremony in the church Fellowship Hall The table was covered in blue linen overlaid with white lace The centerpiece was of pink and white carnations Mr and Mrs Jerry Wilson the brides cousins cut the three tiered cake which was topped with a handpainted bridal arrangement Mrs Emma Britt Mrs Betty Jo Caid and Mrs Carolyn Baucom poured punch Mr and Mrs Grady Seals uncle and aunt of the bride presided at the guest register REHEARS ALPARTY After the rehearsal a reception was held for members of the wedding party at the home of the bride Hosts were Mr and Mrs Jodis Blackmon The table was overlaid in white linen and centered with an arrangement of pink and white carnations Nuts mints cake squares cheese balls sweet and sour bites and punch were served SHOWER Miss Ranager was honored at a floating miscellaneous shower given at the home of Mrs Carolyn Baucom She was presented a corsage of gold and brown carnations by the hostesses Mrs Baucom and Mrs Frankie Pittman Guests were served cake squares mints nuts and punch HOT POT MINESTRONE Rinse and pick over three quarters cup dried red kidney beans Cover with warm water and soak overnight then dram Put beans in slowcooking pot with two pounds crossout beef shanks one quart water one can 35ounce Italian peeled tomatoes a medium sliced onion one cup each sliced carrot sliced celery and cut green beans fresh or two minced garlic cloves four teaspoons salt one tablespoon dried sweet basil onequarter teaspoon black pepper and one bay leaf Cover and cook on high heat or consult booklet accompanying your brand of cooker five to six hours or till vegetables and beans are almost tender Remove shanks and cut meat in bitesize bits discarding bones and fat Return meat to soup then add one small sliced zucchini about one two cups coarsely shredded cabbage and onehalf cup small eibbw macaroni Cover and cook on high heat onehalf hour more Yields about 10 servings Serve with an assortment of crackers homemade muffins or crispsweet banana fritters Since 1970 the Mountain States have been the fastest growing area of the United States followed by the South Atlantic States Franklin D Roosevelt was the first presidential candidate to campaign in an airplane In 1932 Gov Roosevelt flew in a Ford TriMotor from Albany to Chicago to receive the Demo cratic nomination WINTER Boys Infants to size 12 Girls Infants to size 12 CHILDRENS SHOP 325 N Elm St Downtown Lumberton MR AND MRS MARVIN GODWIN Mr and Mrs Marvin Godwin of Route 8 Lumberton celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary Friday evening December 31 New Years Eve at the Saddletree Jaycee Hut Mr and Mrs Godwin have seven children James M Godwin of Fayetteville Levon Godwin Mrs Linda Fay Blanks Harold Godwin Darrell Godwin all of Lumberton Mrs Shela Locklear of Pennsylvania Michael Godwin of Morganton and seven grandchildren The invocation was given by the Rev Harvey Brewington pastor of Mt Moriah Baptist Church Refreshments of cake nuts mints cookies and punch were served Approximately 80 persons were in attendance many of them from Lumbee Regional Development Association where Mrs Godwin works as a senior citizens supervisor BarnesvilleBethesda News BARNESVILLE Mr and Mrs Robert Hardin and son of Lumberton were Sunday luncheon guests of his parents Mr and Mrs Cortez Hardin Mr and Mrs Clifford Bullard and son Drew of Lumberton and CM of Raleigh Mr and Mrs Harry Williams and daughter Kim of Kinston were Christmas guests of Mrs Roger Pitman Mr and Mrs Harry Andrews and girls Audra and Karen of Fort Pierce Fla left Saturday after spending the holidays with her parents Mr and Mrs Kial Britt Mr and Mrs Lewis Holcomb and children of Richmond Va were holiday visitors of her parents Mr and Mrs Manus Britt Mr and Mrs David Britt Miss English Wade and Mrs Delia McLellan were Sunday luncheon guests of Mrs Anna Lee Graham of Proctorville Mr and Mrs Clemon Britt Laura and Rick and Mrs Manus Britt were in Wilson last Thursday Mr and Mrs Horace Flowers and Michael of Lumberton were Sunday visitors of Mr and Mrs W G Faulk Bobby Faulk spent the weekend with Miss Sara Lynn Faulk and Mr and Mrs Lawerence Ray Purvis and children of Charlotte Mr and Mrs Raymond Cole of Spring Branch visited last week with Mr and Mrs Forest Walters Thursday visitors of Mr and Mrs W G Faulk were Mr and Mrs Rudolph Faulk and children and Mrs Louise Britt of Lumberton Mrs Earline Martin Mrs Eula Leggett and Mrs Lillian Leggett of Fairmont were Printed Pattern 820 Printed Pattern 9099 Misses 8 10 12 Il 16 18 JO Sue 12 bust 341 takes n yards 15inch abric Send lor each pattern add 35 cents each for first class airmail and special han dling Send to 170 Newspaper Pattern Dept 232 West 18th St New York N V 10011 luncheon guests on Thursday of Mrs Franklin Prevatte of Lumberton Mr and Mrs Martin Branch and son of Raleigh spent Saturday ncght with Mr and Mrs Forest Walters Mr and Mrs E J Grimsley of Elkin spent the weekend with his parents Mr and Mrs Early Grimsley They also visited his sister Mr and Mrs Dean Bryant of Fairmont Mr and Mrs Earl Carpenter La Dee and John Mrs Ernestine Cooke and Vickie were luncheon guests on Christmas Day of Mr and Mrs CarlJvey and sons of St Pauls That afternoon Mr and Mrs Carpenter and children visited his parents in Fayetteville Mr and Mrs Ray Cole and children of Leland were supper guests on Thursday night of Mr and Mrs Forest Walters Mrs Manus Britt Mrs Clemon Britt and Laura visited Friday with Mrs Johnnie Foley of St Pauls Lester Hardin of Lumberton visited Sunday with his brother Mr and Mrs Cortez Hardin Mrs W B Jenkins Mrs Ernestine Cooke and Vickie visited Friday with Mr and Mrs Marcus Ivey of Raeford Mr and Mrs Aytch Walters of Shannon and Mr and Mrs Hoyt Andrews of Oakdale were Sunday afternoon visitors of Mr and Mrs Forest Walters Mr and Mrs Gene Sealy and girls of Rocky Mount spent Christmas with his parents Mr and Mrs Willie Sealy Tuesday luncheon guests of Mr and Mrs Willie Sealy were Harold Sealy and his girls of Greensboro Mrs L C Johnson of Mullins SC visited Saturday with Mrs Ernestine Cooke and Vickie Miss English Wade spent last Thursday night with her niece Mr and Mrs Thad Mumau of Fayetteville Sunday luncheon guests of Mrs Eula Leggett and Allyson were Mr and Mrs Charles Leggett Cyndi and Chuck of Long Beach Mr and Mrs Bracey Leggett and John and Jerry Mrs Ola McDaniel of Fairmont Mr and Mrs Franklin Prevatte Mrs Jennie Kinlaw and Linda of Lumberton and Mrs Earline Martin Mrs Eula Leggett and Allyson spent Christinas in Greensboro with Mr and Mrs Jake Leggett and children Mr and Mrs Donald Leggett and children and Ricky Leggett Holiday visitors of Mr and Mrs Clemon Britt were Mr and Mrs Tommy Davis of Mobile Ala Mr and Mrs Clemon Britt Laura and Rick spent Tuesday night with her sister Mr and Mrs Worth Shaw of Roxboro Saturday visitors of Mr and Mrs Clemon Britt were her mother Mrs Lois Hilburn and Mrs Paisley Sealy of Lumberton Mrs Pheora Harris spent the holidays with her daughter Mr and Mrs D C Barber and children of Lincolnton On Christmas Day another daughter Mrs Iris Hardin and a friend of Raleigh visited with them Bladenhoro News Items IA Bridger has received an invitation to the inauguration ceremonies and festivities fur Presidentelect Jimmy Carter Mr and Mrs Gene Kinlaw spent Christmas in Chapel Hill with their daughter and sonin law Mr and Mrs Ronald Norris Charles Wiggins who works in Houston Texas spent the holidays at home with his family Guests of Mrs HD Kadolph during the holidays were Miss Nell Garner and Miss Betty Johnson of Camp Lejeune and Mr and Mrs VR Garner of Mt Olive Mr and Mrs MacRae Bridger spent the weekend with Mr and Mrs Carl Spears in Concord On December 26 Mrs Rose Vaught of Bladenboro and Mrs Geneva Hester of Clarkton left for a trip to the Bahamas They went by bus to Miami Florida From there they went by ship to Nassau Freeport and Paradise Island After returning to Miami they went to Cypress Gardens where they saw a ski show and toured the gardens On the way home they stopped to visit a candy factory and an orange farm Mr and Mrs SG Packer were married on New Years Eve Mrs Gene Kinlaw Mrs Juanita Stanley and Mrs Elvira Cox visited Mrs Myrtle Cain at Lake Waccamaw Rest Home Sunday afternoon Jeanne Bridger spent the weekend in Raleigh with Patricia Urquhart Dr and Mrs Lloyd Jackson and children of Richmond Va spent a few days with Mrs Jacksons parents Mr and Mrs Henry Dunn Mr and Mrs Elias Pigford attended a birthday celebration Sunday in Warsaw given in honor of Mrs Helen Pigford It was held in the home of Mr and Mrs Ralph Vernon Major Barry Bridger of Goldsboro is spending a week with Mr and Mrs MacRae Bridger Mr and Mrs WR Harrison and Bill Harrison of Anchorage Alaska have been visiting their daughter and sister Mrs Douglass Evers Harrison is an attorney for Aleyska Visiting in the home of Mr and Mrs John Elam during the holidays were their children and grandchildren Mr and Mrs Richard Wetzel Julia Anna and Karl of Chesterfield Va Mr and Mrs Darryl Edmondson of Oakwood Ga and Mr and Mrs Harold Muse of Greensboro Mr and Mrs Joe Hester of Yaounde Cameroon West Africa have been visiting his parents Mr and Mrs Ferris Hester and her grandparents Mr and Mrs Ottie Carroll They will be leaving this week for home Mrs EM Bowen had as her weekend guests her son and daughterinlaw Mr and Mrs Charles Bowen of Greensboro Poncho Is Recalled COSTLY LUNCH Rotterdam Netherlands WNS Johan Raas 37 found a shiny new electric cooker in the kitchen when he came home for midday lunch The only trouble was that I couldnt find my roast veal lunch that my working wife promised to leave there he said Turned out that delivery men had removed the old cooker with Johans lunch inside Double trouble came when our merrywidow neighbor invited me in for lunch and what could I do but accept said Raas Mrs Raas caught us eating together and didnt like it But she promised not to go home to mother if I take her dinner dancing three times in the next three weeks WASHINGTON DC Cotton City Industries Inc and JC Penney Company Inc in cooperation with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission have announced a recall on ponchos that may have a flammable fringe The recall involves about 16000 multicolored and plaid ponchos manufactured by Cotton City Industries Inc and sold to consumers between May and November 1976 The ponchos suitable for girls and women may present a hazard if the frayed edge of the solid color cotton fringe encircling the acrylic garment comes into direct contact with an open flame or high heat source The poncho is an apparel item to be slipped over the head and draped over shoulders and arms and secured by a ropelike tie around the midsection The garments involved were sold and distributed principally through JC Penneys retail stores A limited number were sold to Foleys Department Store Houston Texas and even smaller numbers sold to small retail stores The ponchos purchased from Penneys are identified with a label in the neck area marked JCP8203 with either style no 3050 3051 or 3052 Ponchos purchased from any of the other stores are marked 9815 The garment should not be worn further and consumers may return it to the place of purchase for a cash refund or credit For further information consumers may call the CPSC Hotline 8006382666 WIN DAILY Turn Us On For Contest Details 1340 AM 957 Stereo FM FOUNTAINE BRIDALS and Your Full 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