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VoT^ —N°- 36-_____WILMINGTON, N. C., SUNDAY, JULY 4, 1943 PRICE FIVE CENTS
gride-To-Be Daughter Of Dr.
And Mrs. Goodridge A.
' Wilson Jr, Wilmington
and Mrs. Goodridge Alexan
, "Wilson, Jr., of Wilmington,
announce the engagement of their
" hter. Margaret Holmes, to
. vj-ibrce William Potts, Jr.,
Corps, United States Army.
. Wilson is a graduate of
.-'•ion college, Marion Va Capt.
; ts attended Georgia Military
and Vanderbilt umversi
f hire entering the United
optps Air Corps. He is the son of
gand Mrs. E. W. Potts of Ab
The wedding will take place late
in Inly. „ * „
jjiss Jeanne Phister
And Sgl. Doyle Marry
CHERRY POINT, July 3—CT’)—
j;iSs Jeanne Miriam Phister of
Carton, Ohio, and Staff Sgt. Rob
ert Schaffer Doyle, USMC, of Can
ton and Cherry Point, were mar
ried Saturday morning, June 26,
by Chaplain Thomas Reilley in St.
Michael’s Catholic chapel here.
The double ring ceremony was
The chapel was decorated with
tali baskets of white gladioli. Pre
ceir.g the nuptials, music was
rendered by Sgt. Joseph Noe. Pvt.
Sobert Schachliter, of Cincinnati,
sang two solos.
Miss Nancy Phister attended her
sister as maid-of-honor. She wore
yellow marquisette and carried an
The bride wore white satin and
marquisette. She carried a white
prayer book, with an orchid,
Cpl. Albert Brennecke of Phila
delphia was best man.
After the wedding, a breakfast
was given at the Queen Anne hotel
in New Bern by Mr. and Mrs. H.
G. Phister of Canton, parents of
Mrs. Doyle is taking training as
a medical laboratory technician.
Sergeant Doyle is a son of Mr. and
Mrs. D. F. Doyle of Canton, and
has been stationed at Cherry Point
for the past year.
* * *
I The circles of Grace Methodist
Ich'irch will meet as follows:
I 2—Mrs. Yarborough, leader,
■with Mrs, F. S. Sisfrunk, 20 Bor
4pn avenue, Tuesday at 4 o’clock.
■ :i—Mrs. Prichard, leader, at the
Wh'irch Monday at 4 o’clock.
F 4—Miss Hewitt, leader. Tuesday
8! the church at 4 o'clock.
5—Mrs. Fulcher, leader, with
t.rs’ Sheppard. Harbor Island.
Iiidav, July 9, at 10:45 o'clock,
i 6—Mrs. Cartrette, leader, with
Mrs. E. L. Watkins, 211 North 13th
sheet, Tuesday at 10:45 o'clock
MRS. STEEL TRAIL—Who before her marriage this
summer was the former Miss Margaret Bullock Cromartie,
of Raleigh, daughter of Mrs. M. H. Cromartie of Raleigh,
and T. L. Cromartie of Ocala, Fla. Lieut. Trail is the son of
Mrs. Gertrude Browne Trail of Wilmington.
Miss Louise Ogden Wright Is Bride
01 Lieut. Col. Andrew H. Harriss, Jr.
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Ceremony Solemnized June SO
! In Army Chapel At Trini
dad, British West Indies
The marriage of Miss Louise
Ogden Wright U. S. Army Signal
Corps, and Lieut. Col. Andrew
Howell Harriss, Jr., Coast Artil
lery Corps, Army of the United
States, was solemnized at U. S.
Army Chape'. St. Clair Canton
ment. Port of - Spain, Trinidad,
British West Indies, June 30, at
Miss Wright is the daughter of
Slid HOLMES WILSON—Daughter of Dr.
%se S; Woodridge Alexander Wilson, Jr., of Wilmington,
Cant 'p^ement is announced today by her parents to
Arm.v Wllliam Potts, Jr., Air Corps, United States
is the’. A^Inkdon, Va., and Memphis, Tenn. Capt. Potts
Weddi^ °n °,t ^r‘ and Mrs. E. W. Potts of Abingdon. The
‘ s will take place late this month.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Montgom
ery Wright, Silver Springs, Mary
land, a. suburb of Washington, D.C.
She is a graduate of George Wash
ington university and is a member
(Continued on Page Twenty)
MRS. WILLIAM FRANKLYN SHEETS—Whose mar
riage took place Saturday, June 19, at the Winter Park
Baptist church. Mrs. Sheets is the former Miss Helen
Louise Brinson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Brinson of
Wilmington. Lieut. Sheets is the son of Mr. and Mrs. F. L.
Sheets of Columbus, Ohio. (Photograph by Adams Studio).
■ Miss Catherine Caroline Williams
And Capt. Benjamin Anderson Wed
■ i i ■ *
Ceremony Solemnized Satur
day Afternoon At Church
Of The Covenant
The Presbyterian Church of the
Covenant was the scene of a beau
tiful wedding Saturday evening,
July 3 at 6 o’clock when Miss
Catherine Caroline Williams,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jennings
B. Williams of this city, became
the bride of Capt. Benjamin F.
Anderson, Jr., of Camp Davis and
Sellers, Alabama, son of Dr. and
Mrs. Benjamin F. Anderson of
Sellers, Alabama. The Rev. J.
Harry Whitmore pastor, officiat
ed using the ring ceremony.
The chancel of the church was
arranged with palms and cybodium
ferns with white flowers while
seven branched candelabra were
at either side of the pulpit. White
satin bows marked the pews.
While the guests assembled Miss
Katherine von Glahn, organist, ren
dered a program of nuptial music
including ”0 Promise Me,” “I
Love You Truly,” and ‘‘Liebes
traum.” ‘‘To An Evening Star”
was played during the ceremony
and the traditional bridal chorus
from Wagner’s Lohengrin and Men
delssohn’s wedding march were
'used for the processional and the
The bride was preceded to the
altar by Mrs. Edward P. McGraw,
her dame-of-honor, Miss Rebekah
Rowe, maid-of-honor, and her
bridesmaids, Mrs. Thomas H. Skip
per, Miss Virginia Southerland,
Miss Helen Hall and Miss Mary
Bryan. The attendants wore gowns
fashioned alike with fitted waists
of lace buttoned up the front
with small covered buttons to a
low square scalloped neckline.
The double skirts of net were full
(Continued on Page Nineteen)
iviKS. WALTER KING TOOT, JR.—The former Annie
Bruce Bradshaw, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Bradshaw
of Burgaw, whose wedding took place Sunday, June 27, at
the First Baptist church. Mr. Toot is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. W. K. Toot of Wilmington and Raleigh (Photograph i
by Adams Studio.)
MRS. DONALD HILARY CONNOLLY, JR.—The form
er Harriett Harrington, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
M. Harrington of Forest Hills, whose wedding took place
Saturday evening, June 26, at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian
church here. Lieut. Connolly is the son of Major-Gen. and
Mrs. Douglas H. Connolly. (Photograph by Adams Studio).
Capt. K. M. Davies
Engaged to Marry
Bride-To-Be Well Known In
City, Member Of Tileston
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Alva White
hurst of Greenville, announce the
engagement of their daughter,
Isabelle Willett Whitehurst, to Karl
Morris Davies, Captain United
States Army, of Camp Davis form
erly of Minneapolis, Minn,
Miss Whitehurst has made her
home in Wilmington for the past
several years having been a mem
ber of the faculty of the Tileston
school. She is a graduate of East
Carolina Teachers college.
Capt. Davies is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. R. M. Davies of Min
neapolis, Minn., and is a graduate,
of Harvard university. He has been
stationed at Camp Davis for the
past year as an assistant secretary
to the secretary of the AA school.
* * •
Southerlands To Note
25th Wedding July 10
BURGAW, July 3—The follow
ing invitations have been issued
in Pender county and this sec
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond
request the pleasure of your
at the twenty-fifth anniversary
of their marriage
Saturday evening, July tenth
eight-thirty to ten-thirty
Rocky Point, North Carolina
No invitations have been issued
in Rocky Point, all friends in
Rocky Point have been personally
invited to be present in honor of
the silver wedding anniversary of
Mr. and Mrs. Southerland.
• • •
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Sneeden an
nounce the birth of a son, James
F. Sneeden, Jr., June 17, at Mari
on Sprunt annex. Mrs. Sneeden is
the former Ruth Daughtry of Fai
Lt. H. M. Hussey
Wed In Cathedral
WILSON, July 3—Saint Louis
Cathedral of New Orleans, La.,
was the scene of a lovely and im
pressive wedding ceremony, when
Marguerite Poindexter Lane be
came the bride of Lieutenant
Hugh Mosely Hussey, Jr., U. S.
Army, Saturday, June 12 at 5
o’clock. The Rev. Father James
Kilday, pastor, officiated.
The only decorations were two
Tiffany gold vases of white peo
nies and gladioli, which flanked
the white covered Pre-Dieu, where
the couple knelt to receive the
The bride entered with her
mother, as dame of honor, and
was met by the bridegroom and
his best man, Sergeant Tulley
Reed of Camp Polk, La., and Wil
She wore a suit of white air
spun linene crepe, with lovely lit
tle flower and veil trimmed calot
and carried a prayer book, on
which was a spray of bride’s or
(Continued on Page Nineteen.
ISABELLE WILLETT WHITEHURST—Of Wilming
ton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Alva Whitehurst, of
Greenville, whose engagement is announced today to Capt.
Karl Morris Davies, of Camp Davis, son of Mr. and Mrs. R.
M. Davies of Minneapolis, Minn. (Photograph by Adams
Engaged To Wed
Mr. and Mrs. J. Otho Greene of
Florence, S. C., formerly of Wil
mington, announce the engage
ment of their daughter, Dolores
Glover, to Lieut. Richard Byron
Stanley of Camp Davis.
Lieut. Stanley is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Byron D. Stanley of
The wedding will take place dur
ly in August.
* * •
Mr. and Mrs. Adam James Mil
ler, II, of 111 Kenwood avenue,
announce the birth of a daughter,
Alison Jaye, June 21.
Vows Are Spoken
LUMBERTON, July 3—Miss Eu
la Mae Burney, daughter of W. M.
Burney and the late Mrs. Annie
Burney, of Lumberton, became
the bride of Robert Earl Newton
of Burlington and Prospect Hill in
a ceremony of charm and simplic
ity Saturday afternoon, June 26, at
5 o’clock at the bride’s home on
Walnut street. Rev. Edgar B.
Fisher, pastor of Chestnut Street
Methodist church, officiated, using
the single ring ceremony.
Miss Allie Byrd McKinnon, pia
nist, played “My Heart at Thy
(Continued on Page Twenty)
MRS. WILLIAM MANGUM BACON, JR.—The former
Miss Rosa Caine Powell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter
H. Powell of Whiteville, whose marriage took place June 26
at the First Presbyterian church.
Unit Of "Gray Ladies" Being Formed
By Red Cross Here, Need Volunteers
| “The Gray Ladies,” popular na
tional organization of the Red
Cross, of which Wilmington is soon
to have a unit, is still open to vol
unteers, according to Mrs. Vernon
Avery, chairman of the group.
The purpose of this new Volun
teer Service is to give diversion,
confidence and encouragement to
soldiers in the hospital at Camp
Applications for membership can
be made at th£ Red Cross head- ,
quarters, in the customhouse, any
time during the coming week. But
Mrs. J. Buren Sidbury, chairman
of Volunteer Services, states that
only one course of training will be
given this year. The heavy de
mands upon the time of the physi
cians at Camp Davis make only
one course a year feasible. To be
come an accredited “Gray Lady,”
one must complete the designated
(Continued on Page Twelve)
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