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Of Interest In Capital Miss Mar jorie Smith And Mr. Billard To Wed July 26 Mrs. Durward Meredith Smith an nounces the engagement of her daughter, Miss Marjorie Floyd Smith, to Mr. Charles Lawrence Billard, son of Mrs. Charles Louis Billard and the late Dr. Billard. Miss Smith is a graduate of Central High School and attended Mary Washington College in Fredericks burg. Va. Mr. Billard, who is a nephew of the late Rear Admiral Frederick C. Billard, commandant of the United States Coast Guard, was graduated from Western High School and afterward attended the University of the City of New York and George Washington University. The wedding will take place Friday, July 26, in St. George's Episcopal Church in Arlington, Va. Miss McQuillan to Wed Mr. Sterck in the Fall. Mrs. Mary E. McQuillan of Nor walk, Conn., announces the engage ment of her daughter, Miss Alice Clare McQuillan of Washington, to Mr. Frank Charles Sterck, son of Mrs. Anna DeWitt Sterck of Daven port, Iowa. Miss McQuillan attended Norwalk schools and George Washington University. Mr. Sterck, an attorney in the Department of Justice, is a graduate of St. Ambrose College and Georgetown University Law School. The wedding will take place in this city in the early fall. Miss Catherine Stuart Engaged To Mr. Robert Leavenworth. Mrs. Katherine W. Stuart of Washington and Durham, N. C., an nounces the engagement of her daughter, Miss Catherine Stuart, to Mr. Robert Wing Leavenworth of New Haven, Conn., son of Mr. Robert W. Leavenworth of New Haven. The wedding will take place in the late summer. Miss Stuart is a graduate of Dur ham High School and attended Peace Junior Colleger for Women in Raleigh. Mr. Leavenworth is a graduate of Duke University and will | receive his degree in law next year. t Miss Jane Brewer and Mr. Carlisle to Wed in Fall. Mr. and Mrs. George Brewer of Poolesville, Md., have announced the engagement of their daughter, j Miss Jane Waters Brewer, to Mr. Charles Winfield Carlisle of Balti- j more, son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy E. Carlisle of New Windsor, Md. The j wedding will take place in the fall. Miss Elizabeth Dewey Engaged to Mr. Night. Mr. and Mrs. G. Irving Dewey of Takoma Park', Md., former residents of Syracuse, announce the engage ment of their daughter, Miss Eliza beth Dewey of Cazenovia. to Mr. William Eugene Night of Bingham ton. son of Mrs. E. M. Night of Syra cuse and Mr. William J. Night of New7 York City. Miss Dewey has been employed !n the editorial department of the Cazenovia Republican for the past four years. Mr. Night is a graduate of Syra cuse University and Syracuse Law School and is associated with the law firm of Lee, O'Brien & Kramer in Binghamton. The w7edding will take place the latter part of next month. Miss Meenehan's Engagement to Mr. Ruane Is Announced. Mr. and Mrs. John F. Meenehan announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Alice Marguerite Meenehan, to Mr. John J. Ruane, son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Ruane of this city. Miss Meenehan is a graduate of St. Paul's Acamedy and is a mem ber of Lamda Chi Sorority. She also is active in the work of the Veteran Units of the Catholic Stu dents’ Mission Crusade. Mr. Ruane is a graduate of St. John's College and Columbus Uni versity of Law. He is a member of Sigma Delta Kappa Fraternity and of C. S. M. C. Tire marriage will take place on August 17 at St. Paul's Church. Miss Rosenthal to Wed Mr. Philip Goldstein. Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Rosen thal announce the engagement of their daughter. Miss Leonore Rosen thal, to Mr. Philip Goldstein, son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Goldstein of this city. Miss Rosenthal attended Marjorie Webster School and is a graduate of George Washington University. She Is a member of Phi Sigma Sorority. Mr. Goldstein attended George town College and is a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Law. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the MISS GLORIA RUTH JONES. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank P. Jones, who announce her engagement to Mr. Warren Arnold Thomas, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Thomas. The wedding will take place August 3 in the Brookland Methodist Church. Bar Association of the District of Columbia, and is vice chairman of the Junior Bar Section of the Dis trict Bar Association. He is engaged in the practice of law in Wash ington. The wedding will take place in the autumn. Mrs. Nancy Waters and Mr. George Lyons to Wed. Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Waters, sr., announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Nancy W'eir Waters, to Mr. George Keith Lyons, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Lyons of Manassas. The wedding will take place August 3 in the Trinity Episco pal Church, Manassas. Miss Hester to Marry Dr. Claflin on August 31. Mr. and Mrs. Addison Reid Hes ter announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Jean Cochran Hester, to Dr. John Edwards Claflin. The wedding will take place August 31. at the Sixth Presbyterian Church. Dr. Claflin is the son of Mrs. Eu nice Claflin and the late Dr. Harry Edwards Claflin. Miss Dolores Adele Piozet and Mr. Robert Paul Benbow Engaged. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Piozet of College Heights. Md., announce the engagement of their daughter. Miss Dolores Adele Piozet, to Mr. Robert Paul Benbow of Bethlehem, Pa., son of Mr. and Mrs. George T. Benbow of Sparrows Point. Md. The wed ding will take place August 24. Miss Naomi Hais and Mr. Hurwitz Engaged. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hais an nounce the engagement of iheir daughter. Miss Naomi Thelma Hais, to Mr. Sidney D. Hurwitz. Miss Hais is a member of the Kappa Sigma Tau Sorority. The wedding will take place in the fall. Miss Helen Windsor Weds Mr. Purdum Christ Episcopal Church at Ken sington. Md„ was the scene of an at tractively arranged wedding Satur day evening, June 29, when Miss Helen Windsor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Windsor of Silver Spring, became the bride of Mr. Robert T. Purdum. son of Mr. and Mrs. James Walter Purdum of Ken sington. The Rev. D. Wade Safford, rector of the church, officiated at 8 o'clock. Vases of white flowers were used on the candle-lighted altai and preced ing the ceremony Mr. Douglas Birchby gave an organ recital. The bride, who was escorted to the altar and given in marriage by her father, was in ar. all-white costume, with a picture hat. Her corsage bou quet was of white gladioli and blue bells. Miss Lillian Dorothy Pickerall of Oxon Hill. Md., was the only at tendant and her dress was of dusty pink, worn with white accessories and a corsage of gardenias. Mr. Prank L. Windsor, brother of the bride, was the best man. After the'ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride for the immediate families and friends. Benefit Program At Gibson Island Is Announced St. Christopher-by-the-Sea Prot estant Episcopal Church will share the benefits with war relief organi zations on Tuesday, July 16. when Gibson Island will have a day of carnival and fun. In the morning the program will include sports, swimming, a water regatta and boat rides. In the aft ernoon there are plans for luncheon, tea. cards, a fashion show and an exhibition tennis match. There will be a dinner dance and games in the evening. Mrs. Harold Keneston is general chairman and has as assistants Mrs. Thomas Symington. Mrs. John Sher wood, Mrs. Paul Patterson. Mrs. L. Corrin Strong* Mrs. Buck Clemson, Mrs. Merrill Stout, Mrs. William Lamble, Mrs. W. S. Kenney, Miss Jean Williamson and Miss Patsy McKnew. Others from Washington who will assist are Mrs. Melville Grosvenor, Mrs. Donald McKnew Mrs. Waldron Faulkner, Mrs. Felix Morley, Mrs. Pierre Gailliard, Mrs. Sherman Trowbridge and Mrs Robert Wilson. Several Staunton Residents Observe Fourth at Camps STAUNTON, Va., July 6.-The Fourth of July holiday was cele brated through Staunton and the vicinity with a large number of camping parties in the nearby mountains. Among those entertain ing was Mrs. L. C. Ware, who had as guests at her camp, Silver Cliff, her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. David C. Eberhart of Aurora Hills. Miss Anne Haile has arrived from Tuckahoe, N. Y„ to spend some time with her grandmother, Mrs. Columbus Haile, at Willoughby. Mrs. William B. Allnutt and her children. Harriette and Billy, are guests of Mrs. Allnutt’s mother. Mrs. Hugh B. Sproul, at her home, Brae burn. Mr. and Mrs. Orville Haas and their three daughters have arrived from Rosemont, N. J„ and will spend a month with Mrs. Haas' mother, Mrs. J. N. Sublett, at her home here. Mrs. Columbus Haile has as guests her grandchildren, Miss Elise Curry and Miss Tempe Curry of Bethesda, Md. Mount Morgan Hill in Australia, sold to prospectors for $5 an acre, has produced $125,000,000 in gold. t FINAL CLEARANCE Before closing July 18th, for the summer ... we are DISPOSING of our entire stock regardless of cost. A splendid opportunity to complete your wardrobe for summer vacationing at a great saving! Store opens 8:30 A.M. ALL TUB FROCKS . . $475 Up ALL SILK DRESSES . . $1175 up ALL MILLINERY .... $3$o Up NO C. O. D.'S |-, ALL SALES . SCHWAB, INC. iy NO EXCHANGES 1-1 FINAL y News of Social Circles In Alexandria Section Mrs. Hugo Black, Sons and Niece Leave for Visits In Alabama ALEXANDRIA, Va„ July 6.—Mrs. Hugo L. Black, wife of the asso ciate Justice of the Supreme Court, accompanied by their sons, Hugo L. Black, Jr., and Sterling Black, and Mrs. Black’s niece, Miss Anne Patterson Durr, have left for visits in Birmingham and Montgomery, Ala., among their relatives. Dr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Mourot entertained at a cocktail party Thurs day afternoon in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Hulflsh, Jr., who are leaving Alexandria within a week to make their home in Buffalo. Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Simmons of Bell, Calif., are visiting his sister, Mrs. George T. Klipstein, having come to join their son, Mr. Ruffner Simmons, who has been a student at the Augusta Military Academy fdr several years. During those years Mr. Ruffner has made his home with his aunt. He will accompany his parents to their’ home in California later in the sum mer. Mrs. H- C. Masterton Visiting Parents. Mrs. Masterton, wife of the Rev. Robert Coolidge Masterton, rector of Grace Episcopal Church, and their daughter Isabelle are visiting Mrs. Masterton’s parents, Judge and Mrs. George Rountree, at their summer home at Wrightsville Beach, N. C. Mr. Charles Alexander Stump of Princeton, N. J., is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Stump. Miss Anna Carrington Stump is attending summer school at Farmville Teachers College. Mrs. Robert Moore Hill of Detroit is the guest of Mrs. Charles J. Deahl. Mrs. Elizabeth Trexler of Bridge ton, N. J., is visiting her brother, Mr. Frank Michelbach. Mrs. J. H. O'Neal and Miss Edna Beil O'Neal of Modesto, Calif., are guests of Mrs. W. J. J. Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil C. Brown, whose wedding took place in Tusca loosa, Ala., have returned from their wedding trip and are at their home at 8 Woodmont road in Belle Haven. The former German Club in Johannesburg, South Africa, has been opened by charitable women as the Soldiers' Club for lonesome youths. 1 MR. ROBERT PRESENTS THE COLD WAVE Don’t suffer in this hot weather with your permanent, let Mr. Robert give you the Cold . . Permanent Wave. No Machine Style Beauty Salon 3291 Wilson Blvd. Chestnut 1300 Oxford 1224 BEST & CO. 443J CONNECTICUT AVE., N. 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