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TILE W1LMENGTCN MESSENGER; TUESDAY, . APRIL. 24, 1908.
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Mr. John S. Calvert was a visitor in
Lieutenant Governor Winston left
for his home yesterday morning.
Mr. Thomas Kenan, Jr. of Atlanta,
Oa. is a most welcome visitor in the
Mrs. David Stone Cowan, who is vis
iting Mrs. Rufus Tucker, in Raleigh,
is oxpected to return home Thursday
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Col. Churchill Bragaw, of Washing
ton. N. C, was a visitor in our city
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Coin were ""at
home" to a number of their friends
last evening from 8 to 10.
Mrs. Henry Nash and son, Edgar, re
turned home from Tarboro on Thurs
day evening. -
Miss Brown, of New York, is the
guest of Miss Sadie Jones at Airlee on
Mrs. Guy A. Card well, of Savannah,
is the guest of her mother, Mrs. E. G.
Parmele, on Orange street.
Mrs. John H. Currie, of Fayetteville,
is in the city the guest of -Mrs. David
Worth, on South Front stree.
Miss Josehine Ashe, the daughter of
M r. Samuel Ashe, of Raleigh, is th6
guest of Miss Margaret Ashe.
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Mrs. Thomas M. Emerson and Miss
Elliott Emerson left on Tuesday for
New York for a short visit.
Miss Fannie Broadfoot, of Fayette
ville, is in the city the guest of Miss
Alice Wright, on Dock street.
Mr. John Bright Lord, of New York,
js here the guest of Mr. and .Mrs. An
crurn Lord, on South Front street.
Re v. Dr. Alexander Sprurrt, of Char-i.-stjn,
S. C. is in town, the guest of
Jis brother, Mr. James Sprung on
Sbutn Front street.
Mrs. J. E. Latham, of Greensboro,
arrived in the city Friday evening and
is the guest of Mr. and .Mrs. J. M.
Coin, on South Third street.
Mrs. A. B. Andrews, president of
-the Raleigh chapter of Colonial Dames,
is in the city, the guest of Mrs. Don--nld
MaeRae, on South Third street.
Mr. Sydney Bayles, of Savannah.wno
was here tcT attend the wedding of
Miss Carrie Wright and Mr. VanBuren,
left for his home yesterday afternoon.
The marriage of Miss Lillie Slocuni,
of Favetteville, and Mr. Neil Emerson,
-will be celebrated in Fayetteville on
the evening of June 2nd.
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Lientenant Governor Francis D.
Winston, was the guest last week of
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Willard on
Miss Mary Andrews, of Raleigh, ar
rived in the city on Wednesday last
and is the guest ofMrs. G. Herbert
Smith, on Nun street.
Mr. and Mrs. William Latimer enter
tained at a small luncheon yesterday
in honor of General William Ruffin
Joxe, of Richmond.
Mr. and Mrs. William G. Pulliam
left last evening for Richmond to
spend a few days with Mr. Pulliam';
The mixed foursome tournament Oi
the Cape Fear Golf Club, which was
to have been held on Thursday after
noon, was postponed until this week.
Mrs. John D. Gebble, oi Windsor, N.
C, a member of the Society of Colonial
Dames, is in the city, the guest of her
mother, Mrs. Edward Moore, at Oak
mount. Miss Christine Stevenson will leave
for Spartanburg, S. C, on Tuesday.
While there she will be the guest of
Miss Agnes McQueen, at Converse
Mr. and Mrs. Tench Coxe and little
sons-, who have been spending the
winter monthsi here will leave tonight
for their home in Asheville.
Lieutenant Satterlee, U. S. N., who
will succeed Lieutenant Chiswell on
the cutter Seminole, arrived in the
city on Thursday. Lieut. Satterlee has
been stationed at Portland, Me.
A beautiful german the last of the
sean, was given in the Masonic Tem
Pj4 ball room, on Friday evening, by
lj 'Ague German club. The German
was led by Mr. Taul Cantweil. There
were between twenty and? twenty
five couples. The chaperones were
Mrs. Annie Northrop and Mrs. Robert
Mrs. Qayton Giles gave a beautiful
luncheon at Mrs. Harriss Northrop's
cotage on the beach last Thursday, in
honor of Mrs. Thomas Settle of Ashe
ville. There were twelve guests,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Worth, Misses
Margaret Bridgers, Lucile and Jennie
Murchison will leave for Spartanburg,
S. C, some time during the week to
attend the May Musical Festival.
The Misses Pleasants are the guests
of Miss Selden, in Richmond, Va. Miss
Selden has been a very welcome vis
itor in our town, and has hosts of
Mr. and Mrs James I. McRee, of
Richmond, Va., are guests of Mr. and
Mrs. William H. Green, on Ann street.
Mr. McRee is a member of the Cincin
nati. Mrs. McRee is a Colonial Dame.
She was Miss Johnson, of Raleigh,
General and Mrs. William Ruffin
Coxe, of Richmond, Va., arrived in the
city on Thursday evening and are the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Lat
imer, on South Third street. Mrs. Cox-3
is the national president of the Colon
ial Dames of America. General Coxe
is a member of the Cincinnati.
The Tuesday Evening Whist Club,
which during the Lenten season was
converted into a sewing club for the
poor, has resumed itr card meetings,
and was charmingly entertained on
last week, by Mrs. James I. Metts, at
her home on North Second street. Old
fashion whist was played.
On Saturday afternoon there were
two beautiful cups offered for girls'
handicap tennis singles by Miss Lu
cile Murchison. There were twenty
entries and the first cup was won by
Mrs. R. P. Johnston, and the other
was presented to Mrs. Tench Coxe, of
Asherflle, N. C.
A delightful dinner party was given
on the cutter Seminole on Friday
evening at six o'clock. The party in
cluded Miss Mary Borden, Miss 'Amy
"Harlow, Miss Alice Borden, Miss Mil
dred Davis, Miss Neppie Borden, Mr.
Champ McD. Davis, Mr. Adams and
Mr .Crapster, of the cutter.
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In the approaching and putting con
test for men and women at the Cape
Fear Golf grounds yesterday afternoon
the beautiful silver cup offered by
Mr. Eugene S. Martin was won by
Mr. Dougald MacMillan, with tbe lowest-score.
There -were a great many
entries. During the afternoon delight
ful refreshments were served.
On Thursday afternoon Mr. Norwood
Huske, Jr., gave a nuniber Of his
young "lady friends a delightful trip up
the river on his pretty little launch.
Among those who enjoyed his hospi
tality were Misses Tulliiiah de Rosser,
"Louise Bunting, Reba Myers. Mar
guerite Walker, Alice TjeGrand and
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Mrs. Chapman, of Germantown, Pa.,
daughter of General Leohidas Polk,;
arrived in the city on Thursday. Mrs.
Chapman is a Colonial Dame, and was
present at the laying of the corner
stone of the monument to be erected
to Cornelius Harnett and other heroes
of the devolution. She is the guest of,
Mrs. Donald MacRae.
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Miss Ida Randolph, of Baltimore,
who has several' times visited this city,
and who 'has many friends here, has
announced her engagement to Mr.
Thomas Childs de Rosset, an old Wil
mington boy, but now with the U. S.
Symington Company, of Baltimore.
Mr. de Rosset has a host of friends
both here and elsewhere, and in fact
has always been among the most pop
ular of our young society men.
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The marriage of Miss Sallie Bell
Jackson and Mr. J. E. Womack will
occur on Wednesday next, at 12 o'clock
noon, .at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
.TW. Jackson on South Fourth street.
The ceremony will be a very quiet
one, owing to bereavement in the
family of Miss Jackson, and will be
witnessed only by relatives and a few
intimate friends of thfc contracting
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Miss Bessie Gore gave her after
noon dancing class a delightful dance
on Friday afternoon. There were
forty-five young people who partici
pated. Favors were given and delight
ful refreshments were served. The
dance was given in the Odd Fellow's
hall on Third street.
An informal reception . was given
from nine to eleven last evening, at
the residence of Mrs. Donald MacRae,
by the North Carolina Society of Col
onial Dames, in honor of Mrs. Wil
liam Ruffin Coxe, the national presi
dent of the Colonial Dames of North
America, thus giving her an oppor
tunity to meet the Dames of North
Carolina and the members of the Cin
cinnati. '4 4 4"
The engagement of Miss Emily D.
Evans and Mr. John William Fergu
son, of Charlotte, has been announced,
the marriage to take place on the even
ing of June the sisth. Miss Evans is
a sister of Mr. Charles N. Evans,
cashier of the Southern National Bank
of Wilmington. She has visited here
several 'times and has many friends
in this city. Mr. Ferguson is . the
Charlotte representative of Bradstreet
company. The wedding will take piaco
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
N. Brans, on Chestnut street
The german given -on Wednesday
evening by 1 Arioso German Club.was
one of the prettiest dances of the sea
son. There were between forty and
fifty couples participating in the dance
and the beautiful gowns which graced
; I the occasion, together with the prettv
m. A . M . .
auu unique iavurs, causea a very pleas
ing effect. The souevenirs were ex
quisite gold hat pins with the initials
of the club inscribed upon them.
Mr. Wilson G. Lamb, of Williams
ton, X. C., president of the North Car
olina Society of the Cincinnati, ac
companied by his wife, who is a Co
lonial Dame, arrived in the city last
Thursdayand were guests of The
Orton. Mr. and Mrs. Lamb came to
attend the convention of the Cincin
nati and to be present at the laying
of the comer stone of the Cornelius
fHarnett monument Thev were to be
the guests of Bishop and Mrs. Strange
but Mr. Lamb's duties were such that
it was more practicable for him to be
at a hotel.
At two o'clock on Monday afternoon
Mrs. James Sprunt entertained Miss
Louise Bellamy and her bridesmaids,
at an elegant luncheon of nine
courses. The room was lovely in its
decoration of white and green. In
the center of the table was a large
vase of aster lilies and other lovely
white flowers, intertwined with whit
tulle, while white flowers of various
kinds were in profusion in the room.
To the cards by which the guests
places at table were designated were
fastened sprays of orange blossoms.
Beautiful little favors were presented
to each of the guests. The guests in
cluded Miss Louise Bellamy, Miss
Patteson, of Petersburg, Miss Lucy
Bridgers, Miss Josephine Budd, of
Petersburg, Miss Maggie Wood, Miss
Margaret Bridgers, Miss Elovine Bur
russ, Miss Mary Allan Short, of Lake
Waccamaw and Miss Bessie Burruss.
A most beautiful monument has
been erected in Oakdale cemetery to
the memory of the late Bishop A. A.
Watson, by his widow. It is a Roman
cross of pure white marble resting
on three large pedestals and is about
eight feet in height. In the center
of the cross are the letters I. H. S.,
and just at the base a mitre, a pastoral
staff and the two keys, all represent
ing the office of a bishop. On the
upper pedestal is the following inscrip
tion: On Good Friday 1905, about the
hour of the evening sacrifice God call
ed unto himself the soul of his faith
ful soldier and servant, Rt. Rev. Alfred
Augustus Watson, D. D., First bishop
of East Carolina, 1S84 1905.
Aged 8G years and 8 months,
In the communion of the Catholic
On the lower pedestal. "He fed them
with a faithful and treu heart and
ruled them prudently with all his pow
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. Mr. and Mrs. Robert, C. de Rosset
gave a most delightful informal recep
tion to Miss Louise Bellamy and Dr.
Ddwrard Jenner Wood, ana their bridal
party on Tuesday evening after the
rehearsal. There were beautiful pink
carnations in profusion and the color
scheme, pink and green was most ar
tistically carried out. Delightful re
freshments were served, the ices being
in pink and green. The guests in
cluded Miss Louise Bellamy and Dr.
Wood, Miss "Elizabeth Burruss, Miss
Josephine Budd, of Petersburg, Miss
Margaret Bridgers, Miss Patterson, of
Petersburg, Miss Elovine Burruss,
Miss Mary Allan Short, of Lake Wac
camaw, Miss Maggie Wood, Miss Lucy
Bridgers, Mr. A. S. Williams, Mr. John
Van B. Metts Mr. T. B. Willard, Dr.
R. H. Beamy, Mr. Walter Sprunt, Mr.
Marsden Bellamy, Mr. Louis IE. Hall,
'Mr. W. L. Walker and :Mr. Hunter
On Wednesday evening immediately
after, the rehearsal for the wedding of
Miss Wright and Mr. VanPuren, Misses
Mary and Alice Borden gave a charm
ing entertainment at their home, in
honor of the bride and ;groom-elect
and their attendants. The color scheme
of pink and white was beautifully car
ried out. a special feature of the oc-
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casion was a loveiy snower Da&Kei
formed of pink and white roses. To
Miss Wright and Mr. VanBuren were
given pretty and appropriate souve
nirs, -while beautiful Easter souvenirs
were presented to each of the bridal
party. Delightful refreshments were
served. The guests included .Miss
Carrie Wright ana Mr. Arthur Van
Buren, Miss Leonora Cantweil, Miss
Mabel Powers, Miss Mary Allan Short,
Miss Louise Bunting, Miss Francis
Chad bourn, Miss Eliza French, Miss
Emma Northrop, Miss Lizzie May
Northrop, Mr. George Davis, Mr. John
B. Van Metts, Mr. John Peschau, Mr.
Edward Taylor, Mr. A. S. Bayles, of
Sarvannah, Mr. Swift Boatwright, Mr.
Clarton Giles, Jr., Mr. Archie Williams
andiMr. Leon Southerland.
At 1 o'clock on Tuesday afternoon
Miss Lucy Bridgers gave a beautiful
luncheon at Mrs. Harriss Northrop's
cottage on Wrightsville Beach, in
honor of the bride-elect. Miss Louise
Bellamy and her bridal party. The
color scheme was green and pink. Sus
pended from the ceiling and just over j
the centre table, there was a beauti
ful shower ball of pink roses, to which
was appended ribbins falling besid3
each plate. As the ribbons were pull
ed, out fell pretty and unique souven-J
irs, which were very appropriate to
the voyage which Miss Bellamy was
so soon to take. At each plate half
a dozen brides maid roses were placed.
Throughout the luncheon of eight or
nine courses, the color scheme was
most charmingly carried out, the ices
being in pink and green also. The
guests Went down to the Beach on the
eleven thirty car. The guests included
Miss Louise Bellamy, Miss Annabel
Patterson, of Petersburg, Va, Miss
Margaret Bridgers, Miss Josephine
Budd, of' Petersburg, Va., Miss Mary
Allan Short, of Lake Waccamaw, Miss
Maggie Wood, Miss Bessie Burriss and
Miss Elovine Burriss. '
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The annual convention of the
North Carolina Society of the Cincin
nati met in the rooms of the fsorth
Carolina Society of Colonial Dames
in the Masonic Temple Thursday, at
noon, and with the exception of about
and hour and a half when an adjoarn-
ment was taken for dinner, the body
was in session during the greater part
of the afternoon.
Most of the members who were in
attendance were guests of thee Orton
where the Sag of the society, a flag
of wwtsite and blue with a field bear
ing aa eagle was raised. The same
others were re-elected to serve during
the ensuing year. The North Carolina
society has now SO members. On
Thursday night an elaborate banquet
was given at the Orton. Thirteen
toasts were drank, the first leing to
the memory of Washington. The
meeting was conceded to be one of tbe
most profitable in the history of or
ganization. The members were in at
tendance at the laying of the corner
stone of the monument to re erected
to the heroes and patriots of the Low
er Cape Fear and afterwards were
the guests of the Colonial Dames, on
a trip down to Old St. Phillips church
and later at a luncheon given at the
old colonial residence on Orton planta
tion. -2- 4 4
Mrs. James Sprunt on yesterday
gave a delightful luncheon in honor of
Mrs. William Ruffin Coxe. of Rich
mond, the national president of th
Colonial Dames of America. There
were present twelve guests, among
whom was Mrs. George Wilson Kidder,
the first president of the N. C. society.
The color scheme, blue and yellow,
the colors of the society, was mohi
charmingly carried out with yellow
daffodils and blue forget-me-nots.
Mrs. Sprunt Js first vice-president of
the Colonial Dames of North Carolina.
The following was the tons of Mrs.
Sprunt to her guest, Mrs. William R.
During the retreat of our army from
Petersburg amidst the closing sec ies
of the devastating war, General Le
stood upon an eminence and viewed
with keen dismay and distress the dis
ordered ranks of hi hitherto invin
cible army. In the distance however,
he saw approaching a body of troops
in splendid order, wlt?i the alignment
and tramp of veterans, the command ing
officer at the head of the column,
whjch presented the appearance of
regular troops on review. He asked
quickly of one of his aides, "what,
troops are these" and the reply same,
"This, Sir, is Cox's North Carolina
Brigade." General Lee"s face beamed,
his eyes kindled, and raising h's hat
ho pronounced the memorable bene
diction "God bless srallant old North
Carolina," I, therefore, salute our
honoured guest who in honouring the
heroes of Washington and has also
honoured a hero of General Lee.
A quiet but pretty home wedding
took place on Monday afternoon at
six o'clock at the home of Mrs. J.
D. Munds, on East Beverly street,
when her daughter, Marie Louise, be
came the wife of Mr. William R.
Tyree, jr. The parlors were prettily
decorated with palms and cut flowers,
and the scene made more brillian; by j
many candies m silver canaeiarjra.
At the appointed hour, to the strains
of the wedding march played by an
orchestra concealed by a graceful ar
rangement of palms the bridal party
entered in the following order: First
the ushers, Messrs. John D. Crowle.
jr., and Charles M. East who made
an aisle with white ribbons; then
came the groom and his brother, Mr
A. M. Tyree, who was best man
then the maid of honor, the bride's
sister, Miss Anne Munds, wearing
white mull and carrying pink carna
tions. Then the bride with her
brother Mr. James Theus Munds, of
New York, who gave her away. The
ceremony was performed by Rev. W
O. Hullihen, rector of Trinity Epis
copal church before a beautiful, im
provised altar The bride wore an ex
quisite gown of white chiffon, with
a real lace bertha, an heirloom in
the family. She carried a white pra3'
er book. After the-ceremony 'a re
ception was given, which was attend
ed only by the two families and a few
Mr. Tyree is a Staunton man, who
on account of his affability and ster
ling worth, has won many friends. He
is a graduate of the University of Vir
ginia, and is now employed by the
Tidewater Railway company. After
the bridal tour, they will settle for
the lime at Charlotte courthouse. A
large number of elegant presents were
received. , Among the out-of-town
cntests who were present were Mr.
and Mrs. Horace Clark, of NewT York,
and .Mis Clara Irvine, of Charlottes--VillQ,
Virginia. Staunton Disnatch
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The Thursday evening bridge club
was. most charmingiy entertained by
Miss Bessie Burruss last week, at
her house on South Third street.
Among the guests who enjoyed Miss
Burruss' hospitality were Miss Isabel
Rountree, Miss Margaret Bridgers,
Miss Josephine Budd of Petersburg,
Miss Lucy Bridgers, Miss Elovine
Burruss, Miss Mary Allan Short, of
Lake Waccamaw, Miss Patteson of
Petersbrug, Mr. Burke Bridgers, Mr.
Strudwick Nash, Mr. Root. Mr. Rich-
Raymond Hunt and Mr. Carpenter.
On Wednesday evening, in their j
private apartments at the Orton House
Mr. and Mrs. John Arringdale charm
ingly entertained Mrs. Thomas Settle
of Asheville, and Mr. Harry Mcll
henny at dinner and later in the even
ing gave a most beautiful euchre par
ty in honor of Mrs. Settle. The rooms
were beautifully decorated with pink
and white carnations and roses. The
souvenirs were lovely little hand-embroidered
pincushions. The prize for
the men was a box of fine cigars
while the ladies prize was a beautiful
gold belt pin. An exquisite Tiffany
rose was presented to Mrs. Settle as
a souvenir of the occasion. The
guests included Mrs. Thomas Settle,
the guest of honor; Mr. and Mrs. Wal
lace Carmichael; Mr. and Mrs. J. Vic
tor Grainger; Mr and Mrs. Robert
Northrop; Mrs. H. B. Short, of Lake
Waccamaw; Dr. Westray aBttle, of
Asheville; Miss May Beverly French,
and Mr. H- H. Mcllhenny.
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One of the greatest social and his
torical events in the annals of onr city
Occurned on Friday morning, when
the corner stone for the monument to
be erected to Cornelias Harnett and
other revolutionary heroes and pa
triots of the lower Cape Fear, was laid.
The services were most impressive, be
ing conducted by Grand Master
Francis D. Winston and other officers
of the grand lodge of Masons, and ac
cording to the Masonic rites. An Im
mense concourse of people witnessed
the ceremonies, which began at 10
o'clock. The addresses of Lieutenant
Governor Winston and Colonel Wad
dell were loth of great historical valne.
The exercise took place from a plat
form erected on the corner of Fourth
and Market streets directly to the east
of the site where the monument will
stand. The platform was effectively
decorated with southern KxniUx and
eviigret n, and there were sats on the
I stand for the Dames, the Masonic offi
j eers, members of the Cincinnati ami
the orator of the day. Colonel A. M.
Waddell. On the grave of melius
Harnett which is less than fifty yards
from where the monument will ftand,
in old St. James church yan appro
priate floral designs had been placed.
After several musical selections by the
band and the hymn "My County, T1s
of Thee' was suiisr. (Irand Master
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" mswn iwk cuarge oi me exercises
and delivered an interesting and histo-
to the actual work of laying the stone. ?
Following this sieech, there was a se
lection . rendered by the Orient qnar
Utte; then Grand Master Win-tin pro
ceeded to conduct the impressive exer
cises incident to the laving and testing
of tbe corner stone, according to. the
ritual and rites of the ane!ent Masonic
fraternity. At the conclusion lit. Rev.
Robert Strange, bishop of the diocese
of East Carolina, pronounced th 1 en
edict ion. TThen Colonel Wadded de
livered an eloquent address.
On the evening of Monday, the
IGth at half after six o'clock a beau
tiful wedding was celebrated in St.
John's Episcopal church, when Miss
Eleanor Chase Emerson became the
bride of Mr. Cornelius Van Leuven.
A large and fashionable assemblage
of friends and acquaintances had
gathered in the sacred edifice some
time before th bridal party arrived.
There were ao floral decora tionsJ The
altar was beautiful in its simple dec
oration of white hangings and the
soft radianc1 shed by its many can
dles. Mr. E. H. Munson presided at
the organ, and promptly at the time
appointed the bridal party entered to
A -i A. I- - l 2 J 1 M -
me strains oi me uriuai cnoms lrum
Lonengrin. First came the ushers,
Mr. Noil D. Emerson and Mr. Ray
mond Hunt, Mr. Edwin Carpenter
and Mr. Wilson C. Nicholas, of Cron
ly; Mr. C. McD. Davis and Mr. Ernes:
Rapalje of Cronly; then came Miss
Mildred Davis bridesmaid; next Mis3
Elliott Emerson, maid of honor, and
then the bride, leaning on the arm
of her father, Mr. Thomas Martin
Emerson. The groom, accompanied
dv nis Dest man. ait. rternert wapai- ; de1 pink carnaUons. Tho other
je, entered from the vestry room and j bridemaid3 wore white chiffon or
met the bride at the chancel steps, j gaes trimmed with lace, whito plo
The ceremonv was prformd by Rv
Dr. James Carmichael, rector of St.
Johns' church. The bridal party re
tired from the church to the strains
of Mendelssohn's beautiful wedding
The. bride was attired in a beaufl-
ful gown of soft white liberty satin,
with tulle veil, and carried a bouquet
of brides roses and lilies of the val
ley. Miss Elliott Emerson the maid
of honor, was gowned in Nile green
radium silk and carried Easter lilies.
Miss Mildred Davis, the bridesmaid,
wore white crepe de chine over taffeta
silk and carried Easter lilies. At
eight o'clock Mr. and Mrs. VanLeu
ven left on a special train over the
Coast Line, for New York, where they
will spend several days before going
on to Kingston, N. Y., to visit Mr.
Van Leuven's relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. VanLeuven were the
recipients of numbers of beautiful and
On "Wednesday afternoon at five
o'clock, a large and fashionable as
semblage of guests gathered hi the
First Presbyterian church, to witness
the marriage of Miss Louise Bellamy,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marsden.
Bellamy, and Dr. Edward Jenner
Wood, two of our most popular young
society people, Rev. Alexander Sprunt.
D. D. pastor of the First Presbyte
rian chureh in Charleston, an uncle
of the groom, Derformed the ceremo
ny, assisted by Rev. J. M. Wells, D.
D., pastor of the First Presbyterian
church of this city. The church was
artistically decorated with palms,
ferns, Southern smilax, dogwood and
Easter lilies. The wedding marches
were played by Miss Anna Sprunt,
an aunt of the groom. As the beau
tiful bridal chorus from Lohengrin
pealed forth the bridal party entered
as follows: i
The two little ribbon children, Miss
Mary Giles Bellamy and Master Rob
ert C deRosset, jr., niece and nephew
of ih bride, both dressed in white,
preceeded the first bridesmaid. Miss
Elizabeth Burruss, who wore pink
liberty satin, with pink picture na:
and carried pink roses. The other
members of the bridal party came In
in the following order:
Mr. A. S. Williams and Mr. Joan
Van B Metts; Miss Josephine Budd.
of Petersburg, and MJss Margaret
Bridgers; Mr. T. B. Willard and Dr.
R. H. Bellamy; Miss Patteson. of
Petersburg and Miss Elovine Burrufes;
Mr. Walter Sprunt and Mr. Marsden
Bellamy; Miss Mary Allan Short of
Lake Waccamaw, and Miss Maggie
Wood: Mr. Louis E. Hall and Mr. W.
L. Walker. Next came the maid ofl
honor. Miss Lucy Bridgers, gowned
in white chiffon cloth, trimmed with
real lace, with white picture hat and
carrying white roses. The maid of
honor was followed by the bride, who
entered leaning on the arm of her
father. She was attired in a beauti
iflul gown of white brocaded satin,
with real lace and diamonds, and tulle
veil, and carried brides roses and lilies
of the valley. The groom, accompa
nied by his brother, Mr. J. Hunter
Wood, who was best man, joined the
bride in front of the pulpit, where the
marriage vows were spoken, the im
pressive service of the Presbyterian
church being used. Immediately af
ter the ceremony a reception was giv
en at the home of the bride's par
ents. Dr. and Mrs. Wood left on the
6:50 Atlantic Coast Line train for
New York, and on Saturday sailed
oath ocean liner Pennsylvania, for
Munich, Germany, where Dr. Wood
will take a special course In one of
the world renowned universities. They
expect to return to America, next fall
and will make their home In Wil
mington. The presents were numer
ous and costly.
A very beautiful and fashksnahlo
wedding was celebrated In St. James
Episcopal church, on the afternoon of
Tuesday, the 17th at half after five
o'clock the contracting parties aeins
Miss Caroline Laurens Wright, the
youngest daughter "of the late Mr.
Joshua G. Wright, and Mr. Arthur
VanBuren. Long before the appoint
ed hour the guests began to assemble
at the church, and it was foon iilbxl
to Its utmost capacity. The church
was beautifully decorated with palm?,
ferns and Easter lilies. On the altar
burned numbers of candles, which
cast a soft glow over the chanceL
Mr. E. H. Munon prrsided at tfco
orsna, and at the time appointed the
beautiful strain of I3hengr!n" wed
ding march filled the building and the
I bridal nartv entered. First cam' the
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1ltU V'i ?.?D i t
of whom were dressed in white. Then
Miss Carolyn Northrop, niece of the
bride, who was first bridesmaid; Miss
Alice Borden and Miss Mabel Powers,
of Atlanta: Mr. George Davis and Mr.
John Van B. Metts; Miss Francis
Chad bourn and Miss Elizabeth
French; Mr. John B. Peschau and
Mr. Edward Taylor; Miss Mary Bor
den and Miss Emma Northrop; Mr.
A. S. Bayles of Savannah and Mr.
Swift Boatwright; Miss Mary Allan
Short, of Lake Waccamaw, and MIsis
Ixniise Bunting; Mr. Clayton Giles Jr..
and Mr. Leon Southerland. Mtas
Leonora Cintwcll was maid of hoonr
and -preceded the bride, who entered
leaning on the arm of her brother,
Mr. Thomas H. Wright. The groom
and his best man. Mr. R. A. Williams
entered from the vestry room anl
joined the bride in front of the attar.
Rev. R. W. Hogue, rector of Su
James, performed the ceremony, using
the beautiful service of the Episcopal
church. Bishop Strange assisted in
the service and nronounced the bless
ing. To th beautiful music of Mon
dellsohn's wedding march, the bridal
party retired from the church Tho
bridal tv rellre1 from tne church
Th bride was gowned in white ia
dium satin made en-princess ami
trimmed with lace and pearls, with
tulle veil caught with orange blos
soms. She carried a bouquet of
brides roses and lilies of the valley.
( The maW of honor wore a flowered
pink chiffon organdie, with pinw pic
ture hat and carried pink carnations.
Miss Carohp. Northrop, the first
bridesmaid, was assured in pink chif
fon, with pink picture hat and car-
ture hats with pink rosea and plumes',
pink golves Dresden sashes and car
ried pink carnations. Immediately
after the marriage a reception was
given at the home of the bride" to
relatives and a few intimate friends.
The bride and groom left on tho C:50
train for Washington, New York,
Baltimore and other points. Mr. and
Mrs. Van Buren received many very
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