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Elizabeth Me,Caw Long And Kenneth M. Sprunt
Married Yesterday Afternoon In Winston-Salem popular Bridal Couple Willi \ Make Home At Orton Plantation WINSTON - SALEM. Sept. 20. -Miss Elizabeth McCaw Long, nlv daughter of Mr. and Mrs. lalph Long, West Fourth street, ad Kenneth Murchison Sprunt, an of Mr. and Mrs. James aurence Sprunt, Wilmington, :ere married at 5 p m Satur ay at Reynolds Presbyterian lurch. Bishop Thomas H. fright of the Wilmington dio se. and the Rev. Marion G. Indwell, pastor of Reynolds lurch, officiated. Ferns and palms were banked ack of the altar and inter red with Easter lilies, white ahlias and white gladiolus. The laps, ascended by the bridal ?jple. were lined with cande ira holding cathedral candles ■j centered with an arched adelabra hold mg lighted kite tapers. Miss Betty Jean Holleman, organist, and Mrs. Gordon Hanes, soloist, gave the pro gram of wedding music. Mrs. Dillard Reynolds, cousin of the bride, was matron-of lionor, and bridesmaids were Miss Anne Barber, Miss Vir ginia Whitaker, Mrs. Robert Reynolds, Mrs. Britt Petty, Miss Julia Stokes and Miss Alice Carmichael of Knoxville, Tenn. The attendants wore identical dresses of champagne faille made with basque waists with small berthas giving an off-shoulder effect. The full skirts featured panier hiplines with green velvet bows caught at the left and cascading in streamers to the hemline. They wore large picture hats of champagne faille trimmed in forest green velvet with bows and streamers to the waistline. They carried old-fashioned bou quets of starlight roses backed with magnolia leaves and tied with ivory ribbons to match the roses. Sam Sprunt of Houston. Tex as, and Wilmington, was his brother’s best man. IJshers and groomsmen were Robert Mebane of Greensboro; Swift Boatwright, Wallace Murchison, Laurence Gray Sprunt. Peter Browne Ruffin, all of Wilming ton, and James L. Sprunt oi Houston, Texas. The bride, escorted and given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of old ivory pure silk satin featuring a high round neckline and long tight sleeves. The trim of milliner’s folds on the bodice extended from the shoulders and met in a point at the tiny waistline. The full skirt swept into a short train and the veil of imported heir loom rose point lace extended into a Tong train. The bride car ried an old fashioned bouquet of gardenias on a background of magnolia leaves and centered with a white orchid. Immediately following the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Long entertained at a reception at 11 Gooff in a whirl... || ^ a wonderful rippling *| fall of peplum. 1 R & K’s after-noon, 1 after-dark dress |i with the neckline squared ^ tnd the sleeves bell-shaped. In a very fine J | rayon-and-worsted wool crepe. | fl4 advertised in Charm, Mademoiselle .and Mum,■*; Gwendolyn Kennedy Becomes Bride Of James Blanie Wilson, Jr., Here In a ceremony of simplicity, Miss Gwendolyn Kennedy, daughter of Mi;s. and Mrs. R. V. Kennedy became the bride of James Blanie Wilson, Jr., son of Mrs. Dora D. Wilson of this city and J. B. Wilson of Conrad, Montana Saturday afternoon at 5 o’clock in St. Andrews-Cove nant church. Dr. Eugene Witherspoon, pas tor of the church officiated durr ing the ceremony, and Henri Emurian, organist played the nuptial music. John Brinegar, soloist of Chapel Hill sang two wedding selections. The altar was banked with palms, ferns, and native green ery and interspersed with vases of white gladioli, reflected by the burning of candles in seven branched candelabra. Miss Kennedy, who was given in marriage by her father, was gowned in imported white bridal satin, fashioned with a fitted bodice with a sheer marquisette yoke outlined with a satin bertha and trimmed with seed pearls Her long sleeves were pointed over the wrist and edged with seed pearls. Her boufant skirt terminated in a court train, and her veil fell from a halo of tube roses and orange blossoms She carried a bo.qvet of white carn ations, tuberoses, and white or chids. Mrs. A. E Fountain of Rocky Mount was the bride’s only at tendant. She wore a skyline blue faille taffeta, styled with dropped shoulder neckline out lined with three cowl tiers, a tight fitting bodice, and a bouf fant skirt caught in a bustle in the back. Her bouquet was of white carnations and her hair c'ress a garland of matching flowers. Mr. Wilson had as his best man, L. R Clark, Jr., of Wen dell, and ushers were Kenneth Wilson of Baltimore, and Win ston Blanchard of this city. Mrs. Kenneth, mother of the bride, wore a cyclamen crepe with a V-neckline trimmed with rose colored sequins. Her shoul der corsage was an orchid. Mrs. Wilson, mother of the groom, wore a light blue gown with an orchid at her shoulder. Immediately following the wedding a reception was held at the home of :he bride's aunt, Mrs. Robert Plummer. Bridal decorations were ^ carried out Forsyth Country club honoring Mr. and Mrs. Sprunt. Mr. and Mrs. James Lau rence Sprunt, Mr. and Mrs. Long and the bridal party re ceived in the lounge. In the foyer a large arrange ment of yellow chrysanthe mums was placed under the paneled mirror and in the lounge the mantels were deco rated with chrysanthemums. White c h r y santhemums were used on the east mantel and yellow chrysanthemums at the mantel at the far end of the long room. On the piano was a large arrangement of white gladiolus and chrysanthemums. The bridal table was centered with the three - tiered heart shaped wedding cake, which was decorated with tiny iced roses and forget-me - nots in pastel colors. From the point of the heart to the corner of the table was placed a garland of •tiny white flowers. Silver can delabra holding white tapers were used and lighted arrange ment of roses, buddelia and dahlias. The champagne table was decorated with two large silver bowls of white Summer flowers. Mrs. Sprunt was graduated from Reynolds High School, St. Mary’s, Raleigh, and Salem col lege, where she received an A.B. degree in June, 1947. Mr. Sprunt attended the schools at Wilmington. Wood berry Forest and the University of North Carolina, where he was a member of the S.A.E. fraternity. He served with the Coast Guard for five years. He is now manager of Orton Plantation and is a member of the North Carolina Yacht club and was this year elected com modore of the South Atlantic Racing association. After Oct. 15, Mr. and Mrs. Sprunt will be at home at Orton Plantation, Wilmington. For travel Mrs. Sprunt wore a du bonnet Rosenstein gabardine suit with Lily Dache matching felt draped turban and brown accessories. Her corsage was the orchid from her bridal bou <*uet’ . . • Community Center Schedules Events The following activities have been scheduled for the week September 22 - 27 at the Community Center: Monday: 1:00 p. m., Cub Scout leaders meeting., 3-6, Teen Age club., 3-6. Girl Scout leaders meeting., 8-10, Training Institute for Volunteer leaders., 8 - 11, Bridge club. Tuesday: 3-5, Craft class for. adult women., 3-6, Craft class for adult women.,. 8-11, Beta-Sig ma Phi sorority meeting., 8-10, Leather craft. Wednesday 3-6, Teen Age club., 8-11, Bridge club., 8-11, Thalians. Thursday: 3-6. Dramatic club.. 8-11, Thalian work shop:, 8-10 Shell craft. Friday: 3-6, Teen Age club, 3-6, Girl scout dramatic club., 8-11, Teen age dance.. 8-11, In formal activities for military., Saturday: 9-6, Services for military., 8 11, Formal danco jor service men. About 35 percent of the areas of the 24 U. S. national parks are timbered, representing about 19 million acres of forest land. with cut flower arrange ments against backgrounds of southern smilax. The bride’ table was covered with a hand embroidered linen cloth and cen tered with a three-tiered wedding cake, flanked by burning can dles. Mrs. Plummer received guests, and Miss Agnes Blanch ard presided over the bride’s book. Mrs. Donald Sewell and Mrs. W. R. Page served punch, and Mrs. Carrie Plummer cut cake following the bride and groom’s first cutting. Mrs. J. D. Purvis of Rocky Mount. Miss Ruby Peel, and Miss Mary Ellen Hashagen assisted in serving. Later in the evening the couple left for a wedding trio. For traveling the bride wore a stone grey gabardine suit with brown accessories and the or chid from hdi oouquet Miss Kennedy is a graduate of New Hanover H.gh school. Prior to finishing at ihe local school, Miss Kenedy wgs r. student at the Pocky Mount High scnool, where she was a member of Del ta Theta Delta sorority. In Wil mington, where she has lived for the past several years. Miss Kenedy is a member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority. The bridegroom is a r -. jduate of the local high school and of the University of North Carolina. He is now employed i y the Wil mington Evening Post where he is a reporter. Prior to her marriage Mrs. Wilson was entertained by the following friends Mrs. Jack Dowdy, Mrs. A. E. Fountain, betu of Rocky Mount, and Miss Agnes Blanchard, Miss Ruby PeeJ, and Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Johnston, all of this city. Out of town guests here for the wedding included: Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Shepard, Miss Grace Sheppard, all of Char lotte; Mrs. Joseph Purvis of MRS. JAMES BLANIE WILSON, JR.,—whose marriage took place yesterday afternoon at St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian church. Mrs. Wilson is the former Gwendolyn Kennedy, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. R. V. Kennedy. Mr. Wilson is the son of Mrs. Dora D. Wilson of this city and J. B. Wilson of Conrad, Montana. Rocky Mount, Mrs. Frankie Wil son and William W. Wilson of Baltimore, Mrs. L. R. Clark, Jr., }f Wendell, Mrs. Zeb Williams of Pink Hill, and Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Page, Jr., of Jacksonville. The couple, following their wedding trip, will make their home in this city. 6 flashing dia monds in this 14K gold bridal pair. $9500 budget terms • • ■ •' V _11-_ ~.r ' • _ * <01& I ‘Er4 $195 °® i I4K gold. | BUDGET TERM!. From KINGDFF'S Fine diamonds in modern! mountings styled with an eye to the future. We feature a choice stock of these gems in a variety of designs and prices. Here are but a few from our selection.' 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