February 16, 2015

Sicily Island News - March 17, 1940

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Monroe Morning World - 3/17/1940
Mrs. W. S. Peck, Sr. is in Natchez serving as hostess in Miss Myra Smith's lovely old home, Devereaux, during the Garden Club Pilgrimage.

Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Yearwood had as their guests over the week-end Mrs. F. O. Denham and young daughters, Ellen and Darilyn, of Baton Rouge.  They were joined by Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Scott and son of Winnsboro.

Mr. and Mrs. A. Y. Tillinghast of Mooringsport were guests of Dr. and Mrs. C. J. Gordon and family.

Miss Margaret Ridley accompanied the members of the Sicily Island school band to Natchitoches to take part in the district band festival.

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Yancey of Shreveport were guests of Mrs. Laura Yancey.

Raphiel Teagle spent several days in Campti at the bedside of his father who is improving after a very serious illness.

Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Lanier and daughter, Dorothy Nell, of Wisner were guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Benge.

C. B. Coney visited in Jena.

Those motoring from here to attend the showing of "Gone With the Wind" in Monroe were Mr. and Mrs. John Hall, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Chisum, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Coney, Mrs. A. S. Krause, Mr. (or Mrs.) W. B. Taliaferro and Miss Hattie Harris.

Mr. and Mrs. Werlie Randall of McGee, Ark., spent several days recently with Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Randall.

Mr. and Mrs. Leon Herbert and young son Leon, III visited Mr. Sam Seal and family.  

Nathan Blair has returned to New York and the New York Yankees, after spending the winter with his family in Sicily Island and Mangham.

Mrs. S. S. Boniel of New Orleans is the charming guest of her mother, Mrs. Caroline Krause.

Miss Nedra Bowman, a popular member of the senior class, is serving as hostess in her grandmother's home King's Tavern, during the Natchez Pilgrimage.

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