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__ —: —_ 131TIHIB gi®i57 (SOW @F g>®©(8l3ES3 AMB> (PIUgAgMBElte ynTTt^NO- 24._ WILMINGTON, N. C., SUNDAY' JUNE 8, 1947 SECTION—B « MRS. OLIVER ARRINGTON WALLACE. JR —Of Wilmington and Charlotte, the former Mar garet Elizabeth Hunt, daughter of Mrs. San h ' hcmpson Hunt of Lexington, whose wedding was lolemnized yesterday afternoon in Grace E_ : ■ . pal church, Lexington. Mr. Wallace is the son «f Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Wallace of Wilmington. Miss Margaret Elizabeth Hunt Is Married To Oliver Arrington Wallace, Jr., In Church Gowned in her grandmother’s wedding dress o£ ivory sa .n and carrying a bouquet of Southern magnolia blossoms, Miss Margaret Elizabeth Hunt, daughter of Mrs. Sarah Thompson Hunt, of Lexington, became the bride of Oliver Arring ton Wallace, Jr., of Charlotte and Wilmington, ion of Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Wallace, in a 5 o’clock ceremony on Saturday afternoon at historic Grace Episcopal church of Lexington. The Rev. Daniel W. Allen, church rector, heard the vows. The altar was decorated with vases of madonna lilies and tapers in the brass candlesticks, while door baskets of lilies and four seven-branched candelahra completed the nuptial setting. Pews were marked with bouquets of lilies tied with white satin. Mrs. W. S. Holmes, of Greensboro, organist, and Robert Stephenson, vocalist, pro vided wedding music. Mrs. Holmes played tra ditional marches and Mr. Stephenson sang the marriage hymn, “O Perfect Love.” Escorted by her uncle, E. I. Bugg, of Durham, the bride was lovely in her heirloom dress made with leg of mutton brocade sleeves and front panel, and embroidered with clusters of pearls on the basque and at the shoulders. The off ihouldcr neckline was outlined with rose point Icce and the full skirt, with wide front pleats, ended in a ruffle of organdy extending into a short train. She wore lace mitts in antique ivory and a veil of imported silk illusion, fingertip length, which was caught with a cap of illusion outlined in the front with rose lace embroidered with pearls and in the back with orangne blos soms. Miss Frances Louise McKay, whose grand mother attended the bride’s grandmother, was maid-of-honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Mary Gor don, whose grandmother also attended the bride’s grandmother, and Miss Mary Louise Hinkle. All of the attendants wore gowns of Nile green marquisette made with sweetheart neck line, shirred bodice and cape effect. The maid of-ohnor wore pink larkspur in her hair and car ried a bouquet of pink larkspur, and the brides maids wore headdresses and carried bouquets of mixed larkspur. The bridegroom had as his best man his fa ther, O. A. Wallace, of Chicago and Wilmington, and groomsmen were his brother, William Wal lace, of Wilmington, G. L. Everbach, of Winston Salem, and W. F. Brown, Jr., and W. S. Wright, Df Lexington. (Continued on Page Two; Col. 5) Davis-Mebane Vows Takes Place Saturday At St. Janies' Church Reception At Summer Residence Climaxing the mid-June weddings in the city will be that of Miss Betty Blue Davis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Holmes Davis, and Cummins Aiken Mebane, Jr., of Raleigh'and Greens boro. son of Mrs. Cummins Aiken Mebane of Chapel Hill and the late Mr. Mebane, which is to take place at 6:30 o’clock on Saturday evening in St. James’ Episcopal church. The wed ding is to be followed by a reception at the summer home of the bride’s parents on East Oxford street, Wrightsville Beach. Mrs. Robert S. Bridgers of Cincinnati, the former Miss Mary Davis, will be the matron-of-honor, and bridesmaids will be: Mrs. George W. Trask, Jr., of Myrtle Beach, S. C., the for mer Miss Ruth Davis, Mrs. Ralph Nesbitt, of Richmond, Va.t the former Miss Peggy Davis, Mrs. J. Holmes Davis, Jr., Miss Louise- Wells, Miss Lillian Bellamy, and Mrs. Lewis Walker, III, of Oxford. Miss Davis will be given in marriage by her father. Mr. Mebane will be attended by his brother, Dr. Gilmer Mebane. of Ayer,. Mass., and his groonasmen include Boylan Carr of New Yorlt City. Dr. Louis Skinn r of Akron, J. Holmes Davis, Jr., Hill Hunter of Greensboro, Sherwood Hedgepeth of Greensboro, Paul C. Lendley of Greensboro, Robert J. Me bane of Greensboro, Hugh Primrose and John O. Dunn of Wilmington . Among the pre-nuptial parties this week in honor of the couple will include a small cocktail party this morning when Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stovall, Jr., will entertain. Thursday Misses Mary and Lillian Bellamy will give a luncheon at their cottage at Wrightsville Beach for Miss Davis and Thursday evening Mr. and Mrs. Walter Storm, Mrs. Sam Nash. Jr., and Mrs/' J. Dalziel Sprunt will be hosts at a dinner party for out of-town guests and members of the bridal party at the Storm cottage on Wrightsville Beach. Friday Mrs. Ralph Nesbit of Richmond, Va., and Mrs. George Trask, Jr., will be hostesses at a luncheon at Edge Hill on Bradley’s Creek, and that even ing .Mrs. Robert Bridgers will give the after rehearsal party at the Davis residence. “Shadowlawn” in Forest Hills for the wedding guests and out-of-town friends. Saturday Mr. and (Continued on Page Two; Col. 4) « MR. AND MRS. ANDREW S. SPOONER - Whose wedding was solemnized in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic church on Sat urday morning, May 31. Mrs. Spooner is the former Jane Dorherty of Berlin, N. H, MRS. MURDOCK McRAE DUNN—The form er Miss Anne Cumming Burr, lovely daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Stanly Burr, II, of this city, whose wedding took place yesterday afternoon in St. James’ church at 5:30 o’clock. Mr. Dunn is the son of Mrs. Carl N. Dunn and the late Mr. Dunn of Maxton formerly of Wilmington. Miss Anne Gumming Burr And Murdock Dunn Married In Beautiful Afternoon Ceremony In a wedding reflecting summery elegance of g pale green marquisette, large malm hats, and v bouquets of fragrant pastel flowers, Miss Anne t Cumming Burr, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred- c erick Stanly Burr, II, became the bride of Mur- f dock McRae Dunn, of Wilmington, son of Mrs. 1 Carl Nicholas Dunn of Maxton, Saturday after- 1 noon at 5:30 o’clock at St. James’ Episcopal c church. The Rev. Mortimer Glover, rector of the i church, officiated at the ceremony which was , attended by a large gathering of friends and relatives. < The bride had as her matron-of-honor Mis. | Bryan Broadfoot of Wilmingrton, and Miss Mar garet Groover as maid-of-honor. The bridesmaids , were: Miss Louise Wells, Miss Betty Blue Davis | and Mrs. Carl N. Dunn, Jr., all of Wilmington, and Miss Molly Craig of Lake Wales, Fla. Mr. Dunn was attended by his brother, Wil liam H. Dunn, as best man and his groomsmen were John Nelson Alexius, Jr., Harold Alexius, Tommy Hines, Carl N. Dunn, Jr., Ben M. Wash burn, George E. Kidder and Clarence L. Myers all of Wilmington. Miss Burr entered the church with her father, who gave her in marriage. She wore a lovely :own of ivory satin with sheer yoke outlined vith seed pearls. Long fitted sleeves, basque >odice and full skirt which formed a wide cir :ular train. Her full length veil of bridal illusion ell gracefully from a cap and short veil of leirloom lace. She carried a bouquet of white ilacs and lilies of the valley centered with white irchids. Miss Groover wore an apple green marquisette >own with slight bustle in the back and very full skirt. She wore a matching halo on her hair and sarried a bouquet of mixed pastel spring flower* :ied with green satin ribbons. The other attendants were gowned in identical costumes and carried bouquets of mixed spring flowers. Mrs. Burr, the bride’s mother, was lovely in her afternoon dress of dusty pink with matching hat of pastel flowers. She wore a corsage of jrchids at her shoulder. Mrs. Dunn, mother of the bridegroom, wor* an afternoon frock of blue with natural hat trimmed in brown and used matching accessories. Immediately following the ceremony a lovely (Continued on Page Two; Col. 4) • MRS. ALEXANDER SPRUNT HALL—The f «'• and Mrs. Raymond H. Holland of this city ^ a garden ceremony at Gabriel’s Landing; Wr | *eane, m. ormer Miss Carolyn Wright Holland, daughter of whose wedding took place Wednesday afternoon ightsville Sound, home of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. R. MRS. CLIFTON HENRY JENNE — The former Miss Frances Mobley, whose wedding took place at St. Ar.drews Covenant Presbyterian church yesterday afternoon at 5:30 o’clock. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Mob ley. Mr. Jenne is the son of Mrs. Karl F. Jenne. i MRS. NORRIS ALEXANDER WHITE—The fo rmer Leah Mercer North, daughter of Mrs. Claude Nathaniel North and the late Mr. North, whose ma rriage took place on June 1 at the Larchmont Bap Hit church in Norfolk Va.