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The Wilmington morning star. [volume] (Wilmington, N.C.) 1909-1990, September 03, 1944, FINAL EDITION, Image 11

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Lucille Miller,
r 1. H. B. Hoffman
To Wed In Fall
Maior and Mrs. Samuel E. War
® r announce the engagement
i 5 ,,rs Warshauer’s sister, Lu
Harriet Miller, daughter of
ll. late Mr- and Mrs. I. Miller,
2* Lieut- Herman Barrett Hoff
** o{ fjew Brunswick, N. J., son
^the late Mr. and Mrs. Barrett
Miss Miller attended the Uni
“itv of Wisconsin and gradu
* . from the University of North
Carolina, where she received her
• a, degree.
Lieut Hoffman graduated from
•nteers university and New Jer
v Law school. Before entering
fe service in 1941 he was prac
Jjing law in New Brunswick.
wedding will take place in
|he early fall
Temple Baptist Church
Circles Will Hold Meets
The circles of Temple Baptist
jjmrch will meet as follows:
1—ItIi-s. C. C. Grisson, 1905 Pen
ier avenue, Tuesday at 4 p. m.
2_Mrs. L. F. Middleton, 308
jouth 18th street Monday at 4 p.m.
3_IHrs. S. A. Benson, 404 North
16th street Monday at 4 p. m.
4-Mrs. Leona Matthews, 1810
Nun street. Tuesday at 8 p. m.
The Mamie Atkinson circle, Oak
Avenue Baptist church Thursday
,t 3 p. m.
" * * *
Fourth Street Church
Circles Will Convene
Circles of the Fourth Street Ad
vent Christian church will meet
as follows:
1— Mrs. E. R- Blake, 222 Ken
wood avJnue. Thursday at 8 p. m.
2— Mrs. George Newton. 611
Wooster street. Thursday at 8 p.m.
3_Mrs. J. D. Davis, 1602 Castle
street, Thursday, September 13..
at 3:30 p. m.
The monthly business meeting
will be held Tuesday at 8 p. m. in
the churclf annex.
* * •
Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Langston
announce the birth of a son,
George Edward, August 25, at
Marion Sprunt annex. Mrs. Langs
ton is the former Hazel Flynn of
MRS. ED c. FORTNER, who be
fore her marriage on July 26, at
Conway, S. C., was Carolyn White
of this city, granddaughter of
Mrs. Mary Johnson of Wilmington.
Miss Evelyn Tosto
Is Th'e Bride Of
Lieut. Greene, USMC
NEW BERN, Sept. 2.—Miss Eve
lyn Joan Tosto and Lt. John L.
Greene, USMC, were married Sat
urday night, August 12, at the
home of the bride’s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Alexander Tosto by Chap
lain C. R. Flint, USN, of O a k
Grove air field, near Pollocksville.
The double ring cermeony was
The vows were spoken before an
improvised altar in the living
Lt. C. W. Tippie was best man,
and Miss Mary Pledger, of Wash
ington, cousin of the bride, was
maid-of-honor. The latter wore
black trimmed in aqua, with black
accessories and a corsage of gladi
The bride wore green velveteen.
Her only ornament was a strand
of pearls, the gift of the bride
groom. She carried a white prayer
book, centered with valley lilies.
After the ceremony, Mr. and
Mrs. Tosto entertained at a re
Mrs. Greene attended New Bern
high school. Lieutenant Greene is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. William
McKinley Greene of Lilbourn, Mo.
He attended Southeastern Missouri
Teachers college for two years be
fore enlisting in the Navy in 1942.
He received his commission and
his wings as a Marine pilot at
Corpus Christi, Tex.
* * *
Helen Evelyn James,
Of Rio And Brooklyn,
Weds Lt.,John C. Tucker
Announcement is made of t h e
wedding of Helen Evelyn
James of Brooklyn, New York, and
Rio de>"Janeiro, Brazil, and Lieut.
John C. Tucker, Naval Air Trans
port service, of Boston, and Miami
Beach, Fla.
The bride is a niece of Freder
ick J. Platth of Carolina Beach
and Brooklyn, N. Y.
Among those who attended the
ceremony were the bride’s mother,
Mrs. Helen James and her sister,
Mrs. Alliston A. Slade and daugh
ter, Carolyn, and her husband,
Captain Alliston, Army Air Forces.
Miss Flora Fowler Becomes Bride
Of S-Sgt. Price In Tabor Ciiy
Miss Flora Fowler became the
bride of Harry Price, staff ser
geant, United States Army Air
Forces, at 8 o’clock in the Mount
Tabor Baptist church in Tabor
City. The Rev. Winfrey Davis of
Mrs. Nell Fowler presided at the
organ and rendered a program of
nuptial music. Mrs. Lloyd Collier,
«*ocalist, sang “Ah Sweet Mystery
of Life,” “Because” and “Sweet
est Story Ever Told.”
The vows were spoken before
an altar of evergreens and cande
labra holding white burning tap
S/Sgt. William Whitmore of
Springfield, Mass., stationed at
Bluethenthal Army Air Base, was
best man. Ushers were: S/'Sgt.
James Kachert, Sgt. Jack Led
guard, of Bluethenthal Army Air
Base, Ruey Hewcfc. and William
Shelley of Tabor Cny.
Mrs. James Warlick of White
ville, sister of the bride, was ma
tron-of-honor. She wore a dress
of pink brocade taffeta made with
fitted bodice and full skirt and
sweetheart neckline. She carried
a nosegay of mixed summer flow
ers with light blue streamers. In
her hair she wore an arrangement
of matching flowers.
Bridesmaids were Miss Mary
Ellen Price, sister of the bride
groom, of Tyrone, Pa., Miss Lu
cile Wright of Tabor City, Miss
Ann Jefferson of Fountain, S. C.,
and Miss Edith Todd of Loris, S.
C. Miss Price and Miss Wright
wore dresses of pale yellow and
they carried nosegays of mixed
flowers with lavender ribbons, and
matching hair arrangements. Miss
Jefferson and Miss Todd wore
dresses of light blue and also car
ried nosegays.
Master James Graham Warlick,
II, nephew of the bride, was ring
The bride, who was given in
marriage by her father, Hartford
Fowler, was gowned in white sat
in fashioned with fitted bodice and
sweetheart neckline. The skirt was
finished with panels of lace which
also finished the end of the wide
train. Her veil of illusion fell from
a tiara of orange blossoms and
she carried a white satin prayer
book topped with an orchid and
showered with tuberoses.
Mrs. Fowler, mother of the
bride, wore a gown of navy blue
chiffon and lace and a corsage
of pink rosebuds.
ivirs. ir-nce, mouier 01 uie unue
groom, was dressed in black crepe
and her flowers were red roses.
Immediately following the cere
mony a reception was held by the
parents of the bride at their home.
The home was beautifully deco
rated for the occasion with sum
mer flowers and greenery. Guests
were greeted at the door by Mrs.
W. T. Cox who introduced them to
the receiving line. Mrs. W. H.
Shelly, Mrs. Glenn Todd and Mrs.
Otto Wright received in the liv
ing roo*3. Receiving and serving
in the dining room were Mes
dames Alton Garrell, J. J. Canady,
Jennie Skipper, Rudolph Todd,
Worth Stanley, Tom Angle and
Misses Kate Byrd, Hazel Todd
and Beth Canady. Mrs. W. C.
Wright presided over the bride’s
book. Mrs. Levi Fowler was in the
gift room and in the library was
Mrs. A. P. Rogers. Serving punch
in the library were Mrs. George
Tenuta, Mrs. Karl Schreiber and
Mrs. Lonnie Hinson. Dr. and Mrs.
G. S. Cox bid the guests good-bye.
Miss Luray Leonard rendered the
music during the reception.
For travel the bride wore *
white eyelet two-piece suit with
white accessories and flowers
from her bridal bouquet.
Mrs. Price is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Hartford Fowler of
Tabor City and received her edu
cation at Meredith college. She
was a member of the faculty of
Sunset Park school in Wilmington.
Sgt. Price is the son of Mrs.
Harry W. Price and the late Mr.
Price of Tyrone, Pa-., and is sta
tioned at Bluethenthal Army Air
Base, Wilmington.
On Wednesday evening imme
diately following the reheafsai
Mrs. W. F. -Cox and Mrs. James
Warlick entertained members of
the wedding party and close
friends of the couple at a cake
* • •
of Wilmington, who before her
marriage on August 24, at Tabor
City, was Miss Flora Jarow Fow
ler of Tabor-City, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs.. Hartford Fowler. Staff
Sergeant Price is the son of Mrs.
H. W. Price and the late Mr. Price
of Tyrone, Pa.
Dance Planned
Friday Evening
At Armory Here
The Provisional Training Batta
lion and Headquarters and Head
quarters Battery of the Antiair
craft Artillery Training Center
Camp Davis will entertain at a
dance on Friday evening, Septem
ber 8, from 8 until 12 o’clock at
the Cape Fear Armory on Mar
ket street in Wilmington.
A special program of entertain
ment has been planned and prizes
will be given to winners in the
contests. A special gift will be
given to the ladies.
All young ladies of Wilmington
are cordially invited to attend.
Music will be furnished by the
392nd Army band.
• * *
5th Avenue Methodist
Circles Will Convene
The circles of Fifth Avenue Meth
odist church will meet as follows:
1. Mrs. W. H. Schaefer, chair
man, at the church, Monday, Sep
tember 11, at 3:30 p.m.
2. Mrs. L. L. Motte, chairman,
with Mrs. W. R. Dosher, 11 North
Eighth street, Tuesday, 3:30 p.m.
3. Mrs. P. H. Rasberry, chair
man, with Mrs. Rena Ellis, 508
South Fourth street, Tuesday at 8
4. Mrs. E. P. Godwin, chairman,
with Mrs. Henry Harrell, 1921 Pen
der avenue, Tuesday, 4 p.m.
5. Mrs. C. D. Barclift, chairman,
with Mrs. L. O. Goodyear, 2117
Metts avenue, Thursday, 8 p.m.
6. Mrs. J. L. Gholson, chairman,
with Mrs. Gholson, 1731 Carolina
avenue, Wednesday at 8 p.m.
7. Mrs. N. C. Magnuson, chair
man, with Mrs. J. P. Thomas,
Court 8, Lake Forest, at 8 p.m.,
Monday, September 11.
The Young Women’s circle, Mrs.
H. W. Keen, chairman, will meet
at the church Tuesday, 8 p.m.
Lillian Rivenbark
And WSgt. Romanak
Marry In Post Chapel
Miss Lillian Rivenbark became
the bride of T-Sg». Edwin J. Ro
manak of Newark, N. J., at a can-'
dlelight ceremony held Monday, j
August 7, at 7 p.m. at the post
chapel, Fort Bliss, Texas.
The single ring ceremony was
used with Chaplain Charles E. Gus
tafson, of the 148th AAA Gun Bat
talion, as officiant.
The bride wore a blue crepe
dress with brown and white ac
cessories. Her .corsage was white
rosebuds and tuberose.
Miss Gladys Black, bridesmaid,
wore a blue suit with white acces
sories. Pvt. Henry C. Flessner
was best man.
The bride attended school at
Penderlea, and for the past eight
een months has been connected
with the War department at
Bluethenthal field, Wilmington.
The bridegroom had for the past
two years been stationed at the
AAA school, Camp Davis, as radio
At present the couple are resid
ing at 3501 Porter street, El Paso,
* * *
Evelyn Marie Rhodes,
Captain Flowers To
Wed On September 16
Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Rhodes of
Winter Park,announce the engage
ment of their daughter, ''Evelyn
Marie, to Captain Elioch Dorron
Flowers, Jr., Army of the United
States, son of Mr. and Mrs. . E.
D. Flowers, of Richmond, Va.
The wedding will be solemnized
Saturday afternoon, September 16,
at 5 o’clock at the Winter Park
Presbyterian church. Rev. E. W.
Downum will officiate at the cere
Friends of the couple are invited
* * * \
.. birth announced
Lieut, and Mrs. L. H. Houston
announce the birth of a son, Lee
Hammong Houston, Jr., on August
18, at Concord hospital, Concord.
Mrs. Huston is the former Martha
Louise Warren of Concord, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Warren.
Lieut. Houston is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Sam Houston of this city,
and is how stationed at Fort Bar
rancas, Fla., as instructor in Coast
Artillery. *
New Bern Baptist
Church Is Scene Of
Baker-Jones Vows
NEW BERN, Sept. 2.—Miss Lou
ise Katherine Jones, daughter of I
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jones of
Holland, Ky„ and William J. Bak-I
er, pharmacist’s mate second
class, USN, son of Mrs. Margaret
Baker, of Holland, Ky., were mar
ried Friday evening, August 25, at
the Tabernacle Baptist church.
Chaplain Elliott, USN, of Cherry
Point, officiated.
Miss Margaret Miller played
nuptial music, and the Rev. Roy
Miller sang.
Miss Eloise Russel!, of Holland,
Ky., was maid-of-honor, and Sgt.
John Leppo, USMC, of Cherry
Point, was best man.
Following a wedding trip, t h •
couple are residing in New Bern,
while the bridegroom is on duty
at the Marine air station, Cherry
Point. '• : -
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* * *
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