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_ $jnr(Hi[g eoirv ©ip (Pts?©@K?iE^g am® ^iLgAgy^n^ ^VOLjg-—N0, 361___ WILMINGTON, N. C., SUNDAY, AUGUST 31. 1947. -- SECTION B MARRIED IN DETROIT—The former Syble Go wen, daughter of Mrs. Isaac Gowen and the late Mr. Gowen of Detroit, whose marriage to Captain Edward Jerome Hertel of Chilton, Wis., took place on August 2, in Detroit. The bride formerly made her home in Wilmington having been connected with the North Carolina Shipbuilding company. Miss Anne Douglas Cromarlie Becomes Bride Of John Mackey Reynolds At Country Home Of Parents Near Eli zabethtown On S a t u r d ay ELIZABETHTOWN, Aug. 30.—A wedding of simple beauty and dignity was solemnized at Inver gorden, the country home of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Samuel Cromar tie, this afternoon at 4 o'clock, when their youngest daughter, [ Anne Douglas Cromartie, became the bride of John Mackey Reyn olds, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Irving Reynolds of Onconta, N. Y., the vows being spoken before the Rev. Cameron Messer, pastor of the Black River Presbyterian church, who used the beautiful ring service of that church. The ceremony was performed before the south windows of the living roim, which was lovely in a nuptial setting, with floor bas kets of white asters and gladioli, and brass candelabrum holding burning cathedral tapers. The nuptial music was rendered by Mrs, Robert J. Murphy who played, "Clair de Lune” and ' Because” prior to the cere mony. and "To a Wild Rose” dur ng the eeremony. She used the 'raditlonal wedding marches as a processional end recessional. The bride entered on the arm of her father, Dr. Robert Samuel Cromartie, by whom she was “iven in marriage. She was at tirod in a brown gabardine suit "'til long jacket and three-tiered sell colored stitching. Her hat was of frost white felt with matching veil and her accessories were brown. She wore a white orchid 35 a shoulder corsage. The bride was attended by Miss Ann Peyton of Charlottesville, Va., and Washington, D. C., as maid oi-honor. Miss Peyton wore a S’ee.n wool suit and green orchid shoulder corsage. ilnora Ganey, Jack Sneeden To Wed Soon . Plans to;- ;he marriage of Miss t;-"ora Ganey, daughter of E. A. “Jr‘«y of Lelar.d, to Jack Aaron '“eedon, son of Z. A. Sneedon of ,3"s city have been completed. The wedding will take place s.arday, September 6, at 6 °.cock at the First Baptist church h h the Rev. Charles A. Maddry S: -c-a‘-mg at the double ring cere mony. Piior to the ceremony a pro °t nuptial music will be ctidered by Henri Emurian or ana Sailie Betts Knox, so nst, Ganey will be given in •••arriage by her father, and will Te attended by her sister, Mrs. Sneeden, as matron-of uJ"®r- Bridesmaids will be Mrs. 7-,.JS er Allntz, Mrs. Horace M. jCtr sisters of the bride, Mrs. J Allen of Raleigh, cousin . me bride, and Mrs. D. W. mieeden. jr1'/ Sneeden will be attended by best rother- T. W. Sneeden, as SnP\T,an’ Ushers will be D. W. brother of the bride the f t Beamon P.ogers cousin of I'c'ogroom, H. Fosier Mintz, "a L- B. Thomas. m.orPfeQ:ately following the cere \ A 3 receP‘lion wil] be held at Cancan Legion horn*. George Irving Reynolds, Jr., of Ayer, Mass., attended his brother as best man. Mrs. Cromartie, mother of the bride, wore a black sheer dress with yellow roses corsage. Mrs. Reynolds, mother of the bride groom wore black crepe with yel low roses corsage. She was graduated'at the Uni versity of North Carolina, having had two years of study at Queens college, Charlotte, prior to that time. She taught one year, after her graduation at St. Catherine’s school, Richmond, Va. During the war years she was in hospital service with the American Red Cross. Now she is with the District of Columbia chapter of the Ameri can Red Cross. Mr. Reynolds was graduated from Wesleyan university, Middle town. Conn., and from Yale uni versity law school, and was in the Army of the United States during the war years. At present he is with the Legislative Counsel of the United States Senate in Washing ton, D. C. . Immediately after t h e ceremo ny, an informal reception was held, after which the bride and bridegroom left for a month’s’ honeymoon in the North. After Oc tober 1, they will be at home at 1309 G. Street Washington, D. C. tvtarrtFD IN CITY—Mr. and Mrs. Albert Saltz, whose marriage took place on August 23 at B’Nai Israel Synagogue. Mrs. Saltz is the former Marie Gould of Chicago._____ Morning Party Given Feting Younger Set Miss Patty Southerland, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Souther land entertained Friday morning at her home in Forest Hills at a coca-cola party, honoring some 40 of her friends, who are leaving this fall for college. Guests arrived at 11:30 o’clock and were served buffet style. Throughout the house were ar rangements of mutli-colored fall flowers. Mrs. L. T. Andrews as sisted Mrs. Southerland, the hos tess’ mother, in serving. Guests included: Misses June Andrews, Mellie Barlow, Fiachel (Continued on Page Three, Col 4) Fifth Avenue Church Circles Will Convene The circles of Fifth Avenue Methodist church will met this week as follows: 1 - Mrs. R. T. Preseon, 2011 Woollcott avenue, Tuesday after noon at 4 o’clock. 2 - At the church Monday, Sep tember 8 at 3 o’clock. 3 - Mrs. Rena Ellis, 503 South Fourth stret, Tuesday evening at, 8 o’clock. 4 - Mrs. W. C. Godwin, Castle Haynes, Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock. 5 - Mrs. J. T. Rues, 202 Keaton avenue, Tuesday evening at 8 o’clock. 6 - Miss Dorothy Jackson, 202 Keaton avenue, Thursday evening at 8 o’clock. 7 - Mrs. J. A. Baynes, 417 South 19th stret, Tuesday evening at 18 o’clock. Slightly Off The Record Dear Peggy: If ever there is a season when local news seems to be at “low ebb”, this is it! The mad scramble of social affairs at our beaches is practically over for another year and the early fall activities in the city will not get under way for thirty days or more. History re peats itself annually at Wrights ville Beach, in that from Labor Day on, the popular resort’s so cial whirl begins to sag a little with vacation-fatigued visitors re turning slowly to their homes. Fol lowing close on their heels our lo cal population, which largely com prises the summer colony at Wrightsville, will reluctantly begin their trek back to Wilmington, with such things staring them in the face as fall house cleaning, moving, getting children off to school, or leaving for that yearly trip to New York. When The Surf Club held its an nual meeting on Thursday night, at 10. o’clock at the club house, we suddenly woke up to the fact that the summer of 1947 was al most past history. The meeting was held in the spacious dining room and was presided over by the president, Fred Poisson. With approximately eighty members present, splendid reports were read showing the sound condition of the club and attesting to the successful year ending to-morrow night, Monday, Sept. 1. The fol lowing new officers were appoint ed by the nominating committee and approved by 1he membership; PRESIDENT, Peter Browne Ruf fin — vice-president, Harmon C. Rorison—secretary and Treasur er, William C. Barfield — two new board members, J. Neveland Brand Jr. and Isaac B. Grainger Jr. who will serve with three members of the present board who have already served for one year, namely; Dr. Watts Farthing, Dr. J. O. Broughton, and Dr. James H. Smith. A rising vote of thanks was given Mr. Poisson the retiring president for nis conscientious ef forts and exceptionally fine results is head of the club for the past rear. A pleasant social hour fol .owed adjournment. We heard the other day that the lime of Mrs. Bruce B. Cameron it 1811 Market St. has been sold :o Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Sibley who rave been residing at 1917 Market St. Mr. Sibley is one of the top flight executives of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Co. Mr. and Mrs. George E. Kidder and little daughter, Martha, of Wrightsviile Sound will occupy the cottage of “Roddey” Kidder’s mother, Mrs. Francis Curtzwiler of Toledo, Ohio, at Ocean avenue, and East Raleigh street, Wrights ville Beach, for the month of Sep tember. Mr. and Mrs. Har old Alexius and little daughter Preston Bellamy Alexius of Olean der, will spend September with them. Mrs. Rinaldo B. Page entertain ed a few friends on Tuesday at fhe Surf Club’s bridge luncheon in honor of Mrs. George Lamb of New York City, formerly of Wil mington, who was the attractive guest of Mrs. C. L. Meister at her home in the Oleander Cout apart ments. Bridge was played at two tables from 11 until 1 o’clock when the luncheon was served at a table with covers being laid for eight. The luncheon table was cen tered with a large crystal swan artistically filled with water lillies. Mrs. Page’s guests were; Mrs. Lamb, Mrs. Meister, Mrs. James F. Robertson, Mrs. C. H. Pratt, Mrs. L. Paul Campbell, Mrs. Rob ert C. Cantwell Jr., and Mrs. R. J. Doss. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Wilcox of Florence, S. C. arrived yesterday by motor to spend the Labor Day holidays with Mr. and Mrs. Royce S. McClelland at their Wrightsville Beach cottage. Hugh Wilcox is an attorney for The Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Co. at Florence. Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Baker of Greensboro with their daughter and little grandson, Mrs. W. K. Sevier and Robert Baker Sevier of Henderson, Ky., and Mr. Baker’s nephew, Edward B. Dar den of Norfolk, Va., have returned to their homes after summering at the Baker’s cottage 319 South Lumina avenue, Wrightsville Beach. After spending the past month at the Corbett Cottage 407 South Lumina avenue. Major and Mrs. Harry Stovall, and Mrs. Charles J. Beeker with her daughter Miss Catherine Becker will return to their homes in Oleander in the city, Friday. After spending three days as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. P. R. Smilh at tifeir seasonal home 524 South Lumina avenue Wrights ville Beach, Col. and Mrs. James de B. Walbach and daughter, Mary Vann Walbach of Roanoke, Va., formerly of this city, are occupy ing one of the James F. Robert son Apartments at 12 East Ra leigh St. for the remainder of the summer. Mrs. Newell L. Hemenway of Washington, D. C. arrived this morning to spend a week at the Beachland Cottage, Wrightsvitle Beach with Mrs. Beverly C. Snow who is also registered there. After spending ten days at The Kitty Cottage, Wrightsville Beach, Mr. and Mrs. John Hill Cronly of Richmond, Va., are visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. Douglas Taylor at their ocean front cottage for a week. Before returning home Martha and John Cronly will also be guests of Miss Marguerite Wal (Continued on Page Four, Col. 3) Miss Syble Gowen, Former Resident, Wedded To Captain Hertel In Detroit The marriage of Syble Gowen, daughter of Mrs. Isaac Gowen and the iate Mr. Gowen of Detroit, be came the bride of Captain Edward Jerome Hertel of Chilton, Wis., on Auguet 2 in Detroit. Miss Gowen was a former em ploye of the North Carolina Ship building company in Wilmington and since then has been connect ed with the Administrative di vision of Ford Motor company in Detroit. Captain Hertel, a 1943 graduate of the United States Military academy, 'West Point, was sta tioned at Bluethenthal Field for a year prior to overseas duty. He served two and a half years with the Eighth Air Force on Okinawa and has just recently returned to the States. Following a honey moon at Mackinac Island they will make their home at Selfridge Field where Captain Hertel is now sta tioned. I MRS LAURENCE R. BRIDGES — The former Jane Carolyn Kern daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Re:; Kern, whose marriage took mac' on Saturday evening, August 23 at McClure Memorial church, Castle Haynes. Mr. Bridges is the son of Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Bridges of Castle Haynes. MRS. JOHN MACKEY REYNOLDS—Who prior to her marriage on Saturday afternoon, August 30 at 4 o’clock at the country home of her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Robert Samuel Cromartie, was Miss Anne Douglas Cromartie. Miss Eleanor Burneii Besselieu Plans Wedding To Dr. W. Preisz Horion Miss Eleanor Burnett Bessellieu, daughter of Mrs. Thomas Edward Bessellieu, of Wilmington, and Mr. Besellieu of St. Petersburg, Fla., has completed plans for her mar riage to Dr. William Preisz Horton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Her bert Horton of Portland, Oregon. The wedding will be solemnized on Saturday afternoon. September 6, at 5:30 o'clock in St. Paul’s Epis copal church with the Rev Alexan der Miller officiating. Miss Bessellieu will be given in marriage by her brother, Tnomas Edward Besselieu, Jr. She has chosen Miss Betty Anne Hlavin of Baltimore, Md., as her maid-of honor and only attendant. Dr. Horton will have as his best man Robert S. Diggs of My Lady's Manor Baltimore, Maryand. Ush ers will be Owen Bessellieu, bro ther of the bride, and Finley McMillap both of Wilmington. W. O. S. Sutherland will render the nuptial music. Immediately following the cere mony a reception will be held at the home of the bride for the out of-town guests, relatives, and close friends of the couple. There have been j.o invitations issued in town. Friends of the couple are cordially invited to at tend the wedding. # * * Si. Mailhews Women To Meet Wednesday The Women’s Missionary Socie ty of St. Matthew’s Lutheran church will meet. Wednesday aft ernoon at 3:30 o’clock in the Sun day school room. Mrs. F. W. Lyerly will give the devotional, and Mrs. R. H. Buch anan will read a report of the North Carolina Women’s Mission ary society convention held re cently. * * * BIRTH ANNOUNCED Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Rising an nounce the birth of a son, Archie Warren Rising,, Jr., August 18, at the Marion Sprunt annex. Mrs. Rising is the former Doris Ganey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Ganey of this city. I'll11 "1 ■ —• • ENGAGED TO MARRY—Miss Ophelia Christine Moore, of New York, daughter of Mrs. Ada Moore of Wilmington, whose engage ment is announced today by her mother, to Howard George Brill, of Bronx, N. Y. The wedding will take place on November 1 in Los Angeles, California. Dr. C.D. Fulton Will Address Students Here Dr. C. Darov FuJton, executive secretary of Foreign Missions for the Assembly of the Presbyterian church, will be guest speaker for .he annual student banquet at First Presbyterian church on rhursday, September 4, at 6:30 5. m., according to an announce ment by Miss Elizabeth Mc iVherter, director of religious edu cation. Invitations for the banquet to be (Continued on Page Three, Col 4 Alma Lois Hughes, Harold Clough Wed Mrs. J. A. Goodwin announces the marriage of her daughter, Al ma Lois Hughes, to Harold T. Clough, of Manchester, Conn. The marriage took place in Bal timore on August 27. Mr. Clough is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Clough of Man chester and is now employed with the Standard Oil company of New Jersey. The couple left afier the cere mony for a wedding trip to New York city. The bride is a former resident 'of Wilmington. Miss Maxwell, Capt. Barron Wed At Home Couple Will Reside In Miami, Where Captain Barron Is Stationed Miss Margaret R. Maxwell daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Clinton Maxwell of Wilmington, became the bride of Captain W. M. Barron of Jacksonville, and Macon, on August 18 at 8:30 p.m. in the Castle. Haynes road home of the brides parents. The Rev. C. N. Phillips, pastor of Epworth Methodist church, Wil mington, performed the impress ive ceremony amid a beautiful set ting of summer flowers. A lovely musical program was rendered by Miss Margaret Watts preceding and during the ceremony. Two se lections were “I Love You Truly” and the Wedding March from Lohengrin. Miss Maxwell wore a two-piece street length dress of dust blue crepe with mists of blue lace in serts around the waistline and fea tured long sleeves that tapered to a point over the hands and a V-shaped neckline with a rolled collar. Her accessories were of black patent leather. With this th* bride wore a braided halo of dust blue ribbon and rhinestone clips. Miss Maxwell also wore a single strand of pearls and matching ear clips, a gift from the bridegroom. Immediately folloing the cere mony a reception was held for friends and relatives with Mrs. O. B. Flowers, Jr., sister of the bride presiding at the wedding cake fol lowing the traditional first cutting by the bride and bridegroom. Mrs. K. W. Taylor presided at the punch bowl and was assisted in serving by Mrs. James C Max well, Mrs. Robert Bullard, Mr*. James H. Morse, Miss Frances Flowers and Miss Caraway Mer ritt. Among the out-of-town guests at tending the ceremony and recep tion were Captain Barrons mother from Macon, and Peter William* of Jacksonville and Miami. The couple are now enjoying a wedding trip in Florida resort# after which they will make their home in Miami where Cap tain Barron is associated with the National Air Lines. • • * Margaret Foy, Calvin Lewis Complete Plans Ceremony To Be Solemnized September 7 At Pearsall Memorial Church The wedding of Miss Margaret Elizabeth Foy to Calvin Everett* Lewis will take place on Septem ber 7, at 4:30 o’clock, at the Pear sall Memorial church. Immediate ly following the ceremony a re ception will be held at the home of Mrs. H. W. Dixon, aunt of the bride. The bride will be given in mar. riage by her father, F. M. Foy. Miss Ann Foy will attend her sis ter as maid-of-honor. Bridesmaids will be Miss Peggy Foy, also sis ter of the bride, and Miss Jane Lewis, sister of the bridegroom. Little Misses Janet Hobbs and Ann James will be flower girls, Mr. Lewis will have as his best man his brother, James Horace Lewis. Ushers will be William Francis Lewis, brother of the bridegroom, and Leon Monroe Clark. No invitation have been issued but friends of the couple are cor dially invited. Miss Hilliard, Capi. Donnelly Complete Plans Wedding- To Take Place On September 21 At Fort Bragg Post Chapel Plans for t he wedding of Betsy Jane Hilliard and Captain Piul E. Donnelly are being made for Sep tember 21, at 3:30 p. m. at the Main Post Chapel, Fort Bragg. The vows will be spoken before Father J. J. McMahon. Miss Hilliard will be given tn marriage by her brother, Alex H. Hilliard and will have her sister, Ruth Hilliard as maid-of-honor' and only attendant. Captain Donnelly will have hif brother, Frank Donnely. Olean, N. Y., as best man and ushers will be Lt. Robert S. Hutton and Lt. Charles Minetta. A reception will be held follow ing the ceremony at 82nd Airborne t Division Artillery Officer’s club. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Hilliard, Sr., of this city. Captain Donnelly is the son of Mrs. William C. Donnelly and the late Mr. Donnelly of Olean, N. Y. BIRTH ’aNNOUN&ED Mr. and Mrs. B. E. D*Lamater, Jr., announce the birth ’jof a eon, John Carl, August 24 at Marion Sprunt annex. Mrs. DeLamater is the former Margaret Elizabeth Harrington of this city.