High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Jul 4 1976, Page 96

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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1976, High Point, North CarolinaPatriotic memento High Point Enterprise sunday july 4, 1976 3b t s not lingerie but. 42-Star Flag mrs Leroy Collins holds an antique embroidered american Flag bearing 42 stars which she purchased at an Antiques show and Sale in Greensboro it is believed to have been completed Between 1885 and 1890. Photo by Art Richardson by Judy royals Enterprise staff writer maybe it was a Case of Bicentennial fever or a sudden surge of National Pride whatever it was mrs Leroy Collins now has a patriotic work of Art which she treasures and its origin will be the subject of conversation for years to come it began last week when she and her daughter Cathy went to a Greensboro shopping Center to buy lingerie for Cathy s Trousseau an antique show and Sale was in Progress but mrs Collins not the antique Type glanced Only briefly at the displays As they went from store to store then she saw it. Way Back Down Low almost hidden in the collection of antique trivia Hung a colourful needlework tapestry. The silk threads softened by age were still Beautiful in Bright red and Blue with 42 carefully stitched stars 42 stars intrigued by its Beauty mrs Collins bought the tapestry and at Home delved into its past. According to history books the american Flag was redesigned for the 20th time in 1877 following the admission of Colorado the 38th state no new designs were made until 1890 when a 43-Star Flag was put into use earlier the National Flag was changed each time a new state was added but Congress abandoned that practice because states were being added continually however the More enterprising colonists continued to add the stars to their Craft work As each state was admitted Rymas Hogton became the 42nd state nov 11, 1869, with Idaho the 43rd state being admitted july 3, 1890 the tapestry is believed to have been designed in this Era mrs Collins will make it into Wall hanging for their new Home in Willow Creek. And this week she and Cathy have to go shopping for lingerie for the Trousseau Deborah Leigh Jones at last a controlled waving process or. Lawing to wed Winston Salem or and mrs James Robert Jones or of 391 West Oak Trail announce the engage ment of their daughter. Deborah Leigh and Stephen e Lamg of High Point or Lawing is the son of mrs. Martin Cecil Lamg of it 3. Timity and the late or Lamg miss Jones is a graduate of mount Tabor High school where she was head majorette her Junior and senior she also graduated irom appalachian state University with a . Degree in sociology and psychology she is employed As a Legal Secretary m High Point or Lawing attended Wake Korest University and Lav. Sch of where he was a member of Phi Kappa Alpha social fraternity and Phi Delta Phi Legal fraternity he is an attorney at Law in High Point the couple plans a sept 4 wedding at Home moravian Church Church Rankin memorial group 4 of United methodist women at Rankin memorial United methodist Church will meet wednesday Al 1 p m with Delia Farlow 3n the newest Helene Curtis Perm no Thio no ammonia no odor no test curl 00 clip this and receive a 96 Page outdoor Cookbook with Perm. Family hair care Center High Point mall phone Bicentennial n featuring the birth of a nation limited edition Complete 72 76 Sel available the Independence plate limited Sive Currier Ives the Road Winter Alto limited edition miss Witte weds or. Wendle Cincinnati Ohio miss Marcia Mary Witte daughter of or. And mrs. Paul Arthur Witte of 1096 Stormy Way became the Bride of Jon Timothy Wendler of High Point. N.c., in an evening ceremony Fri Day at St. Cecelia Catholic Church or Wendler is the son of or. And mrs. Vernon Howard Wendler of 600 Parkway High Point n c Rev Arthur Bruemmer officiated at the double ring ceremony. A prelude of wedding music was played by James Mccormick organist. Or Witte escorted his daughter to the altar and gave her in marriage for her wedding she wore a Street length gown of White Quiana and a wide brimmed Flower trimmed White hat. She carried a nosegay of White roses Stepha Notis and Gypsophila accented with yellow Flowers Michael Andrew Thomas of High Point n. C., was Best Man to the bridegroom and attending the Bride was Irene Matherme come be. The Bride was educated at St Margaret Cortona school and Marian High school. She was graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a degree in sociology and presently is a caseworker for the Hamilton county welfare dept in Cincinnati. Or. Wendler was graduated from Oak Ridge military Academy in Oak Ridge. N. and from Lees Mcrae College Banner Elk n c. He is a sales representative for Minnesota mining and mfg co in Cincinnati following a wedding trip the couple will reside at 3568 Kroger ave after the wedding rehear Sal on thursday evening an informal supper party was Given at the Home of the Bride s parents. Or. And mrs Witte entertained the wedding party and guests at a reception on the Lawn of heir Home after the wedding on Friday evening. Among the see miss Witte on 9b announcement tomorrow Folli twin thin since 192 Leow shop with us j Sal. 9.30 . Til s 30 p m j closed monday the finest fabrics at the Best possible prices. 1501 s Mam is High Point n c 610 s. Main St. Always free parking America America Guilford county Bicentennial Headquarters Jamestown n c god shed his Grace on thee. Special Bicentennial prices on All lamps furniture accessories closed Mon. July 5 open tuesday Friday 9 -5 Tec. 885-6035 closed Mon. July 5 1776 the turning Point on july 4. 1976, the entire nation will commemorate the begin Ning of the american revolution Guilford county will join m Celebration with an old fashioned fourth of july festival to be held m conjunction with the annual Day in the Park at High Point City Lake m Jamestown. Your fashion advisors. M Obias High Point downtown Salisbury Winston Sale a Asheboro Burlington Statesville i

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