December 9-15, 1926

In what was described as "the most brilliant social affair of the season," the golden wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Pryor Millner was celebrated in Leaksville at "Blossom Terrace," the beautiful new home of Mr. and Mrs. J. Frank King. 

Throughout the house, lights were shaded in gold and a wedding cake with the anniversary dates 1876-1926 was placed on the lace-covered dining room table. Rooms throughout the house were decorated with smilax, ivy and yellow chrysanthemums. 

Mr. Xirchais and Miss Grotenfendt furnished music throughout, and three of Mrs. Millner's girlhood friends, Mrs. J.H. Lane, Mrs. J.M. Price and Mrs. T.G. Taylor, sang "When You And I Were Young Maggie" and "Long, Long Ago." A quartette of her friends sang "Silver Threads Among the Gold." 

After a salad course was served, Mrs. Millner cut the wedding cake and this was served with ice cream. 

The Reidsville tobacco market will close for the Christmas holidays Dec. 17 and reopen Jan. 4. ... The Army and Navy store in Reidsville was broken into with thieves making off with shoes, coats, pants and other clothing valued at $200. ... The county commissioners have agreed that County Court Judge Hunter K. Penn can continue practicing law as well as fulfill his duties as judge. 

On the basketball court, Leaksville High girls defeated the Bethany girls 25-12. ... The Leaksville YMCA men's quintet swamped the Draper Y men 53-10, with right forward Reynolds pumping in 30 points for Leaksville. ... In Textile League action, the Draper basketball team turned back Proximity 22-19 to win first half honors in the league. 

Santa suggestions: Crokinole boards, 35 cents; Wonder dolls $4.98; air rifle, $1. 

Gift idea: Beautifully boxed stationery, 39-75 cents.

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