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' Booghers Gc
For Wedding
Miss Frances Tayloi
Is Bride of Edmund
L. Benson.
ALEXANDRIA. Va., February 29.
Mr. and Mr*. Ben T. Boogher have re
turned from Richmond, where thej
went to attend the marriage of Mlsi
France* Ann Taylor, daughter of Mr
Walter Robert Taylor and the laU
Mrs. Taylor, to Mr. Edmund LafayetU
Benson, 2d, son of Mrs. Edmund L
Benson and the late Mr. Benson
which took place at noon on Satur
day, February 22, in the home of thi
bride’s uncle, Mr. Edgar R. Lafferty
at 2306 Monument avenue.
The marriage of Mr. Francis Pat
terson Gorman, son of Mr. and Mrs
Patrick Francis Gorman of Alexan
dria. to Miss Virginia Elizabeth Mays
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mays o
Lynchburg, took place Saturday morn
ing, February 22, in the rectory at St
Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in thi
city, with Rev. Joseph Jurgens offi
ciating. Mr. Gorman and his bridi
left immediately after the ceremonj
for New York City. After March IE
they will live at 917 Cameron street.
Mrs. Lillie M. Webster announce:
the marriage of her daughter, Esthei
Moore, to Mr. Walter R. Metz Wednes
day, February 19. in Forestville, Md
Mr. and Mrs. Metz will live in Wash
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Bushnell wenl
to Englewood. N. J., for the marriage
Saturday afternoon, February 22, in
St. Cecilia's Roman Catholic Church
of the former’s niece. Miss Rosalie
Bushnell Ingham, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Maxwell Ingham, to Mr
John Francis Neary, jr., of Jackson
Heights. Long Island.
Mrs. Hugh Hagen of Roanoke is the
guest of Miss Anne Lewis Jones.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Slater left
last week to spend a month in Florida
Invitations have been sent out bj
Mr. and Mrs. Cola Augustus Powell
for the marriage of their daughter
Frances Jane, to Mr. Anthony Charlei
Zoppa of Lynchburg Saturday eve
ning, March 14. at 8 o'clock in the
Ginter Park Baptist Church in Rich
mond. Following the ceremony there
will be a reception in the home ol
the bride's parents on Confederate
avenue. Miss Ruth Repion will be
one of Miss Powell’s bridesmaids. Mr
Norman Smith of Washington will be
an usher.
Rev. Charles W. Lowry, Jr., has re
turned to the Episcopal Theological
Seminary after spending two weeks ir
Warrenton as acting rector of St
James’ Church, while Rev. and Mrs
Paul D. Bowden were in Florida.
Mr. and Mrs. John Gardner Gra
ham are spending two weeks at Miami
Dr. Samuel B. Moore and Mr. Clar
ence J. Robinson returned today from
a fishing trip in the waters off South'
ern Florida.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell P. Nicholson
left Sunday for New Orleans to attend
the Mardi Gras.
Mrs. C. V. Palmer of Sioux City,
Iowa, who has been the guest of Mr,
and Mrs. Thornton Goods, has left to
visit relatives in Charlottesville.
Mrs. Carl Roberts has left for her
home in Birmingham, Ala.,' after
spending a week at the George Mason
Hotel. Mrs. Roberts formerly was
Miss Marguerite Cooke of this city.
Mrs. Lucille Searcey left Monday for
New York and sailed next day for her
home in Balboa, Canal Zone, after a
Visit to her uncle and aunt, Mr. and
Mrs. John D. Matter. Mr. and Mrs.
Matter entertained at a bridge party
and buffet supper for Mrs. Searcey
just before her departure.
Miss Virginia Eden of Pemberton,
N. J„ is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. John
E. McPherson.
Mrs. William Dodd entertained in
formally Monday evening to celebrate
the 80th birthday anniversary of her
mother, Mrs. Elizabeth McKenney.
Mrs. Mackenzie Tabb has returned
from Norfolk, where she attended the
marriage of Miss Eleanor Dunwoody
Langhorne Hudgins, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. J. Bilisoly Hudgins, to Lieut.
(J. G.) Robert Taylor Scott Keith, U.
S. N., which took plaoe Saturday eve
ning, February 22, in Christ and St.
Luke's Episcopal Church.
Cards have been received from Mrs.
Jennings Andrews announcing the
marriage of her daughter Thelma to
Mr. Francis M. Fitts, son of Mrs. Sam
uel Edward Pitts and the late Mr. Pitts.
Wednesday. February 12, in the par
sonage of the Salem Baptist Church
in Sparta, Va.
Mr. William K. Orifflth announces
the marriage of his daughter Effie
Idilla to Mr. Robert Lee Thomas, also
of this city, Monday, February 17, in
Old Christ Church, with the rector,
Rev, Harry Lee Doll, officiating.
Mr. and Mrs. Felix Lieberman en
tertained Sunday evening to celebrate
their fortieth wedding anniversary.
■ Among the guests were Mrs. Harry
| Blackman of Rocky Mount, N. C.,
daughter of the hosts; Mr. and Mrs.
j Sol Lieberman and Mr. Bernard Ban
i das of New York City, Miss Ruth
| Finkel and Miss Florence Hamburger
of Baltimore. Mr. and Mrs. Max For
man. Mrs. Rose Bandas, Mr. Ralph
Bandas and Mr. Irving Bandas of
Richmond; Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Mln
dell. Miss Helen Mlndell, Miss Lillian
Mindell and Mrs. Levinson of Wash
Mr. and Mrs. Richard O. Acton, who
make their home with the former’s
mother, Mrs. Richard E. Acton, are
living for several weeks in Takoma
Park, where they are occupying the
home of Mrs. Acton's mother, Mrs.
Clara Livingston, while the latter is
on an extended trip to Kansas City,
Denver and the Far West.
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Pemberton are
spending the week end with relatives
in Fayetteville, N. C.
Dr. and Mrs. Richard Washington
of Westmoreland County are visiting
their cousins. Dr. and Mrs. Henry'
Augustine Latane.
Mrs. George W. Keys left Tuesday
for St. Petersburg, Fla., to remain
until after Easter.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Harrison
have returned from a visit to relatives
in Lynchburg.
Mrs. Richard Gibson and Miss Clar
ence Snowden, who are on a motor
trip to Charleston, Savannah and
various resorts in Florida, were guests
last week of Mrs. Lewis Cheeseman
in Orlando, Fla. Mrs. Cheesemgn
formerly was Miss Janet Fawcett of
Alexandria and Mrs. Gibson was ma
tron of honor at her marriage to the
late Mr. Cheeseman several years ago.
Judge and Mrs. James Reece Duncan
were guests over the past week end of
the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Victor Braunstein, in Richmond.
> Engagement Announced
Whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Nelson Ransdell, an
nounce her engagement to Ensign William Magnus Rakou), son
of Mr, Alee W. Rakow and the late Mrs. Rakoio of Des Moines,
Iowa. Miss Ransdell is the granddaughter of the late Antonio
Matin-Rivero, Cuban Minister to the United States during the
Taft and Wilson administrations — Hes»i«r-Henderson photo.
Miss Carson
Is Bride of
Mr. Locke
Other Weddings of
Interest to Capital
Society Solemnized.
Of Interest to Washington la the
wedding of Miss Kathleen Muriel
Carson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
William J. Carson, of Washington
and Miami Beach, Fla., and Mr. Har
vey Carlton Locke, of Rochester and
Bamsonvllle, N. Y„ son of Mrs. Har
vey W. Locke of Rochester, N, Y.,
and Miami Beach, which took place
Tuesday afternoon at a o'clock In the
Asbury First Methodist Episcopal
Church in Rochester, the Rev. Lloyd
V. Moffat officiating.
The bride was escorted by her fa
ther, who also gave her in marriage,
and wore a Patou model of Nile green
velvet fashioned on tailored lines with
a turban of Nile green, velvet and
matching accessories. eHr shoulder
bouquet was of green orchids and
lilies of the valley.
She was attended by Mrs. Horace
B. Watterbury, of Rochester, who
acted as matron of honor, and Miss
Muriel Brown of Washington, who
was maid of honor. Mrs. Watterbury
wore a tailored suit of wine velvet
with a blouse of gold-threaded satin
and accessories of wine color and a
shoulder bouquet of American beauty
roses. Miss Brown's gown was of silk
crepe with a dark green background
with flowers of Spring hues and a
feathered turban to match the gown.
Her accessories were of dark green
and her shoulder bouquet was of pas
tel sweet peas.
Mrs. Carson wore a Spring suit of
dark blue chllfon, a dark blue hat
and shoes, and a neckpiece of silver
Mr. Richard Welden Daudet of
Paris, France, was best man.
A reception was held following the
wedding at the home of Miss Eleanor
Watterbury. when Mrs. Percival
Hewes, of Rochester, and Mrs. Alex
ander Bulva Carson of London, Eng
land, presided at the tea table, which j
had a centerpiece of roses and sweet ,
peas. (
Later Mr. and Mrs. Locke left on a ,
wedding trip to Lake Placid, where
they will spend several weeks, going ,
later to Miami Beach for two months. ,
They will make their home in Sam- i
sonville. N. Y.
Among the out-of-town guests were
Lieut. Comdr. William Carson, Maj. ]
and Mrs. Frank Berry, Lieut, and (
Mrs. Paul Lackmar, Mias Virginia ;
Carson and Miss Dorothy Carson, al
of Washington.
Mrs. Locke was head of the dra
mattes department of the Rutledgi
School here for three years. She wa
also head of the child welfare depart
ment of Foundry Methodist Churcl
and has been prominent in radii
work. She is a direct descendant o:
Sir William Carson of London, Eng
Mr. Locke is the only son of Mr
Harvey W. Locke, camera inventor
The bridegroom Is an aviator ant!
Mr. and Mrs. O. Burlingame an
nounce the marriage of their daugh
ter Claudia Marie to Mr. Daniel Kelli
her Monday morning at 10 o’clock
In the Holy Name Church.
The bride wore a dark blue silk
dress and blue hat and accessories
and a shoulder bouquet of roses anc
lilies of the valley. She was attended
by Mrs. William Payne, sister of the
Mr. William Payne was best man
A small reception was held follow
ing the wedding at the home of the
bride's parents, after which Mr. and
Mrs. Kelllher left on a wedding trip
by qiotor for Florida. ;
Mr. and Mrs. RalTaele Colella ol
Washington announce the marriage
of their daughter Frances Rosalba tc
Dr. Charles Francavllla of New Haven
Conn., Saturday, February 22, at the
Shrine of the Sacred Heart, with a
reception held in the pan-American
room at the Mayflower Hotel.
Among the out-of-town guests were
Mr. Domenlc Francavllla. father ol
the bridegroom; Mr. Nicholas Franca
vllla. Mr. Carl Rinaldi of New York,
Mrs. Raymond Decker of Bristol,
Conn., and Miss Bernice Novlcke ol
Terryville, Conn.
The bride wore an ivory moire satin
gown In "princess” style, with long
train and veil falling from a halo ol
Ivory satin, held with clusters ol
orange blossoms on either side She
carried a bouquet of calla lilies.
The matron of hcoor and maid ol
honor were Mrs. Marguerite Polllc
and Miss Yolanda Colella, sisters ol
the bride. They wore period gowna
in eggshell. moire taffeta with pleats,
ending in short train, and gold Juliet
caps and carried old-fashioned bou
quets of talisman roses and lilies ol
the valley. The bridesmaids were
Miss Leola Stern and Miss Evelyn
The best man was Mr. Joseph
Francavllla, brother of the bridegroom.
»nd the ushers were Mr. Eugene
Colella, Dr. Thomas Rinaldi, Mr. Jo
>eph Delana and Dr. Michael Ollveri.
Dr. and Mrs. Francavllla have just
returned from their wedding trip, and
hill make their home In New Haven,
The marriage of Miss Elva Marie
Freyman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Calvin A. Freyman, to Mr. James At
I wood Haynes of this city took placi
Saturday, February 22, at the hom<
' of the bride's parents In Randle High'
> lands, with the Rev. Otho Eure offlcl
i atlng.
The bride, who was given In mar
1 riage by her father, wore a becoming
> ensemble of gray with matching ac
’ cessorles.
The living room was decorated with
ferns, palms and Spring flowers. Im
mediately following the ceremony «
reception was held, when the young
couple were assisted in receiving by
the mother of the bride, who wore a
black velvet gown with a shoulder
bouquet of lavender sweet peas.
Mr. and Mrs. Haynes left for a short
wedding trip, after which they will
make their home at Manor Park.
Mrs. Haynes Is a graduate of East
ern High School, and Mr. Haynes ol
McKinley High School.
Federal Bar Dinner
Speakers Announced
The speakers at the sixteenth an
nual dinner of the Federal Bar Asso
ciation, to be held at the Mayflower
Hotel Wednesday evening at 8 o’clock
are Senator Sherman Minton, Who
will speak on “The Supreme Court
and its Recent Decisions”; Represent
ative Robert Ramspeck, whose sub
ject will be “Making the Federal Serv
ice a Career Service"; Mr. William L.
Ransom, president, American Bar As
sociation, who will talk on “Public
Opinion and the Bar,” and Solicitor
Oeneral Stanley Reed, toastmaster.
Among the guests who will be
present are Senator and Mrs. Bulow,
Chief Justice Alfred A. Wheat and
Mrs. Wheat, Senator Dennis Chavez
of New Mexico, Representative Hat
ton W. Sumners, Mr. and Mrs. Walter
M. Bastian, Miss Beatrice A. Clephane
and Mrs. Ransom.
California Society to Meet.
The California State Society will
hold its regular monthly luncheon
meeting at the Raleigh Hotel Satur
day at 1:30 p.m., it was announced
yesterday by President J. F. T. O’Con
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