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—- ■----------WILMINGTON, N. C., SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 1947 ~ "' SECTION—B
MIS3 ELIZABETH McCAW LONG—of Winston-Salem, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Long, also of that city, whose engagement
has been announced to Kenneth Murchison Sprunt, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Laurence Sprunt of this city.
MRS. JUSTUS ROBERT HUNTLEY, JR., th e former Mary Lucile Allen, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Irving Allen of Durham, .whose marriage took place on June 21 in Durham. Mr. Huntley is the
ion of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Huntley of Westfield, N. J. The bride is the granddaughter of the late Mr.
tnd Mrs. H. Houston Merritt of Wilmington.
MR. AND MRS. JOSEPH ROGER MILLER, JR., shown cutting their wedding cake at the recep
which followed their marriage Sunday, June 8 i n Immanuel Presbyterian church. Mrs. Miller if
lhe former Barbara Styne Warren of Wilmington,
Winston-Salem Girl Will Wed
Of Mr. And Mrs. J.
Of interest to society in North
Carolina is the announcement
made today by Mr. and Mrs.
Ralph Long of Winston-Salem, of
the engagement of their daughter,
Eliabeth M'cCaw Long, to Ken
neth Murchison Spruni. son of Mr.
and Mrs. James Laurence Sprunt
of Wilmington and Orton Planta
The wedding will taka place in
the early fall.
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Circle To Hold
Meet In Willard
The What-So-Ever circle of Kings
Daughters will meet Thursday,
June 26, at the home of Mrs. Fred
Savage at Willara.
All members are invited to at
tend the meeting which is to be
an all-day affair. Members are
planning to leave on the morning
MRS. WILLIAM FRANKLIN KING, JR., who before her marriage on Friday, June 20 iri Roanoke Rapids was Miss Lorraine Harrii
Hayes of Roanoke Rapids and Danville, Va., daughter of Mr. and Mr s. Stanley Ellis Crew of Roanoke Rapids Mr. King is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. William F. King of Wilmington.
North Carolina Junior Sorosis
will meet Monday at 8 p.m. in
the clubhouse on N. Third strteet.
Members are urged to be pres
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Dr. and Mrs. Floyd B. Gulick
of Malverne, N. Y., announce the
birth of a son. Floyd B. Gulick,
Jr., on June 17, Lenox Hill hos
pital, New York. Mrs. Gulick is
the former Katherine Schaefer of
MRS. NICHOLAS HERMAN GIESCHEN—The former Frances
Christine Owen of Wilmington, whose wedding took place Saturday
afternoon at 6 o’clock in St. Paul’s Lutheran church. The brid« >•
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Neal Owen of Wilmington.
MRS. NORMAN LONNIE BLYTHE—Of Rocky Mount, who prior to her marriage on June 17 in
the Winton Baptist church, Winton, was Miss Margaret Lucile Lanier, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs.
John Eric Lanier of Winton. The Rev. Blythe is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Lonnie Blythe of
St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church Scene
Of Gieschen-Owen Wedding Saturday Afternoon
The marriage of Miss Frances
Christine Owen, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. David Neai Owen of Wil
mington to Nicholas Herman
Giesthen, son of the late Mr. and
Mrs. R. H. Geischen of this city
was solemnized Saturday after
noon at 5 o’clock at St. Paul's
Evangelical Lutheran church.
The Rev. Walter B. Freed of
ficiated, and Mrs. Anna F. Schro
der of Savannah, Ga., and W. G.
Hohl, organist, presented the nup
The bride, who wag given in
marriage by her father, wore an
ivory duchess satin gown, fashion
ed with a sweetheart neckline em
broidered with seed pearls, long
fitted sleeves, a fitted bodice
which buttoned down the back,
and a full skirt ending in a circu
lar train. She wore a full length
veil of biida! illusion, which fell
from a tiara of white seed pearls,
and she carried a bouquet of white
carnations, centered with a white
orchid. Her only ornament was a
strand of pearls, a gift of the
Mrs. D. C. Owen, sister-in-law
of the bride was mairon-of-honor.
She wore pink starched chiffon,
designed with dropped shoulders,
a bouffant skirt circled at the
middle with a ruffle, and a basque
waist. Her bouquet was made a*
mixed summer flowers tied with
blue satin ribbon.
JVIiss Mary Closs Spell of R*
leigh, and Miss Jean Solomon 61
this city were bridesmaids. They
wore dresses in blue identical to
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