Miss Ann Sacks’ Engagement
Among Several Announced
The many announcements being made today of engagements give
promise of numerous springtime and early summer weddings. Of much
Interest in resident circles is the announcement being made by Mr. and
Mrs. George Albert Sacks of the engagement of their daughter, Miss Ann
Sacks, to Lt. (j. g.) Carl Alvin Trexel, jr„ son of Capt. Trexel, U. S. N., and
Mrs. Trexel of Washington.
Miss Sacks was graduated from Holton Arms School and attended
Smith College. She is a granddaughter of the late Mr. George F. Sacks,
a leading banker of the National Capital.
Lt. Trexel was graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology
and is a member of Delta Tau Delta and of the Harvard Club of New
York. He now is stationed on the West Coast. His father, Capt. Trexel,
recently returned from the tri
power conference at Cairo.
No date is set for the wedding.
No wedding date is set by Miss
Jane Short and Mr. Gerald K. Cas
sidy, whose engagement is an
nounced by her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Carl C. Short. Mr. Cassidy is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. James A.
Cassidy and is a graduate of Gon
zaga High School and is a member
of the senior class at Holy Cross
College at Worcester, Mass. His
fiancee was graduated from Im
maculata Seminary and is in her
junior year at Rosemont College, Pa.
Another engagement announce
ment which has no date for the wed
ding is that being made today by
Mrs. William McMillan Palmieri of
her daughter, Miss Elinor Magruder
Palmieri, to Lt. Alfred Gregory
MISS JANE SHORT.
Howe, U. S. M. C. R., son of Capt.
Howe. U. S. N., now on duty at
Charleston, S. C.
Miss Palmieri attended schools In
Washington and Connecticut and is
a student at the Majorie Webster
Lt. Howe was graduated from the
University of Virginia and is a
member of Theta Chi and Alpha
Chi Sigma Fraternities.
Miss Wilda Marie Carter and Lt.
Tarleton Smith Bean, jr., Army Air
Forces, have selected Monday eve
ning for their wedding. Their en
gagement is announced today by her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Carter
of Oakwood. at Dayton. Lt. Bean is
a son of Mr. and Mrs. Bean of Sil
ver Spring and now is on duty at
Wright Field at Dayton. The wed
ding will take place in the Oakwood
United Brethren Church at Dayton,
the ceremony to be performed at
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Sheets an
nounce the engagement of their
daughter, Miss Betty Caroline
Sheets, to Capt. J. H. Willis Tread
well, son of Mrs. .J. H. W. Tread
well of Starkville, Miss., and the late
Miss Sheets attended George
Washington University, and Capt.
Treadwell attended Marion Mili
tary Institute at Marion, Ala., is a
graduate of Mississippi State College
and is a member of Lambda Chi
Rearranged by Surgery
Plastic surgeons have changed
Corpl. Allan Smith of Goulborn,
Australia, a bit. A bone placed In
his nose was taken from his hip,
skin for an eyelid was taken from
his chest and hair for an eyebrow
was removed from his scalp.
A Recent Bride
The Rev. Walter J. Hayes offici
ated at the marriage ceremony
Thursday in St. Peter’s Church
when Miss Margaret Louise Fin
eran became the bride of Lt. Charles
Edward Goings, jr., who received
his commission at Fort Washington
the day before the wedding.
The bride is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph Kennedy Fineran
and is a graduate of Notre Dame
Academy. Her father escorted her
to the steps of the sanctuary and
she was attended by her sister-in
law, Mrs. John William Fineran, as
matron of honor and by her sister,
Miss Christine Fineran, as maid of
The bridegroom is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Goings and his father
served as his best man. Those serv
ing as ushers were Mr. John Shan
ley and Mr. Joseph Darr.
Is to Marry
Count Pehr Sparre of Darien,
Conn., and Countess Julia Susanne
Sparre of Stowe, Vt., announce the
engagement of their daughter, Miss
Teresita Sparre, to Lt. Francis Cur
rie, U. S. N. R., son of Mrs. Francis
J. Currie and the late Mr. Currie of
Glen Ridge, N. J. The wedding ■will
take place this month in New York
Miss Sparre is connected with one
of the war administration units in
Washington. She is a granddaugh
ter of Count Louis Sparre and
Countess Sparre of Stockholm,
Sweden. Her maternal grandpar
ents are Mme. Sophie Gram of Oslo
and the late Dr. Justus Barth, also
of Oslo. Miss Sparre was educated
at Chatham Hall and Bryn Mawr.
Lt. Currie was graduated from the
Holy Cross College and the law
school at Harvard University. He
was practicing law in New York be
fore the war and now is on duty with
the Bureau of Ships at the Navy De
Mr. Clark Married
The marriage of Miss Bernice
Stevenson, daughter of Dr. and Mrs.
Frederick James Stevenson of Ta
koma Park, to Mr. James A. Clark,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Clark,
took place December 26 in the Ta
koma Park Presbyterian Church,
where the bridegroom's grandfather,
the late Rev. Dr. Thomas C. Clark,
was a pastor.
Escorted by her father, the bride
was dressed in white satin and tulle, j
with which she wore a veil of tulle
and carried a bouquet of white roses.1
She was attended by Miss Bessie
Arnold as maid of honor, and Mr.
Evan D. Fisher was the best man.
The Rev. R. Paul Schearrer officiat
ed, and those serving as ushers were
Mr. Lee W. Adkins and Mr. H. Han
The bride was graduated from the
University of Maryland and is a'
member of Alpha Lambda Delta.!
Omicron Nu and Phi Kappa Phi.
Mr. Clark is at present attending
the University of Maryland under
the Army Specialised Training pro
Mrs. Imbrie Returns
Mrs. Robert Whitney Imbrie re
turned Saturday from a vacation of
three weeks spent in New England.
Mrs. Imbrie visited on Long Island
before going to Massachusetts, where
she was the guest of relatives and
friends in Boston and on Cape Cod.
She spent several days in New York
on the way back to her home here.
MISS ANN SACKS.
Mrs. Early Leaves
To Launch Ship
Mrs. Stephen T. Early has gone to
Florida, where she will sponsor the
Liberty ship John Einig, which will
be launched Friday. The ship is
named for the inventor of the three
tone steam whistle which was pre
sented to the city of Jacksonville in
1882. Mr. Einig, who was born in
1854 and died in 1912, was the or
ganizer of the Marine Engineers’
Benevolent Association and was ac-.
live in the development of maritime
activity. The whistles are widely
known as "Big Jim” and are used
on ships as are many other devices
invented by him. At the time of
his death Mr. Einig was vice presi
dent and director of a marine hard
Peirces at Home
Mr. and Mrs: Wentworth Willis
Peirce, jr„ are at home at 2301 Con
necticut avenue following their
marriage December 29. The former
Miss Ethel Ashworth Byrne, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Byrne of
Staten Island, became the bride of
Mr. Peirce, jr„ son of Mrs. Peirce of
Washington and the late Mr. Peirce,
at a ceremony taking place in St.
Mary’s Episcopal Church on Staten
Island. The Rev. Orrin Griesmyer
officiated and an informal reception
followed at the home of the bride’s
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Peirce spent
their honeymoon in New York.
Mrs. Peirce, mother of the bride
groom, and Mrs. Frank Cummings
Cook, his sister, went to Staten
Island for the wedding and have
returned to their homes in Wash
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hubert
Johnson announce the marriage of
their daughter. Mrs. Anne Johnson
Ross, to Maj. Eugene A. Smith, son
of the late Mr. Ernest L. Smith. The
wedding took place Saturday, the
Rev. Seth A. Brooks officiating In the
presence of only members of the
two immediate families.
Maj. and Mrs. Smith have gone
South for their wedding trip.
Hillcrest Citizens to View
'Battle of Tarawa' Film
Arrangements were made for the
showing of a film. "The Battle of
Tarawa.” at a meeting last night of
the Hillcrest Citizens’ Association.
The showing, to be held in con
nection with the Fourth War Loan
drive, will be presented at the next
meeting of the group.
A newsreel and comedy film were
enjoyed by the association at. its
meeting last, night at the East
Washington Heights Church. Wil
liam L. Rice presided.
Clark to Give Bar Talk
Tom C. Clark, assistant attorney
general in charge of the criminal
division of the Justice Department,
will be the guest speaker at the
weekly Federal Bar Association
luncheon at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow in
Schneider’s restaurant, 427 Eleventh
Shop, Third Floor
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In Honor of
The United States Ambassador to
Brazil, Mr. Jefferson Caffery, is in
Washington for a short stay, having
been called home for conferences.
He arrived December 29 in Miami
from Rio de Janeiro and came at
once to the Capital. He is expected
to return to his post before the end
of the month.
The Brazilian Ambassador and
Senhora de Martins entertained at
dinner in his honor last evening
and earlier in the day he was given
a lunch party by Maj. Gen. James
Garesche Ord, U. S. A. Sharing
honors at the luncheon was the Bra
zilian Ambassador, Senhor Carlos
Other guests at dinner at the
Brazilian Embassy last evening were
the Assistant Secretary of Com
merce and Mrs. William L. Clayton,
the Co-ordinator of Inter-American
Affairs and Mrs. Nelson A. Rocke
feller, the President of the Export
Import Bank of Washington and
Mrs. Warren Lee Pierson, the Chief
of the Division of the American Re
publics and Mrs. Philip W. Bonsai,
the Minister Counselor of the Bra
zilian Embassy and Senhora de
Lobo, Senhor Valentim Boucas,
chairman of the Brazilian Commis
sion for Inter-American Develop
ment, who arrived here Sunday
from Rio de Janeiro; Senhor Claudi
nor Lemos, Maj. Gen. Myron C.
Cramer, the Adviser on Political
Relations of the State Department
and Mrs. Laurence Duggan and
Mrs. Nathan Wyeth.
Gen. Ord has been chief of the
United States Military Mission to
Brazil. His other guests at luncheon,
which he gave at the Mayflower,
included Rear Admiral Vasconcelles
and Maj. Gen. Carvalho of the Bra
zilian Supply Mission; Maj. Gen.
Robert L. Walsh, Brig. Gen. Hayes
A. Kroner. Col. Kenner F. Hart
ford, Col. W. M. Adams and Col.
M. A. Hill, U. S. A.; Rear Admiral
William O. Spears and Capt. A. K.
Doyle, U. S. N.: Col. Cardoza of
the Brazilian Mission and Mr. Dug
gan of the State Department.
Miss' Erna Frances Mollari was
one of the pretty brides of Satur
day, her marriage to Sergt. Thomas
Francis Anderson taking place in
St. Francis De Sales Church with
Msgr. Francisco Lardone of the
Catholic University officiating at the
10 o'clock nuptial mass.
The bride is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Oscar E. Mollari and, es
corted by her father, wore a dress of
white satin with a veil of illusion
held by a tiara of orange blossoms
and carried a bouquet of white roses.
Her maid of honor was her sister,
Miss Hilda Mollari, who wore blue
satin brocade and carried pink roses
with a coronet of the same flowers.
Another sister. Miss Nina Mollari,
and Miss Betty Dorr were the brides
maids, wearing pink taffeta with
coronets and bouquets of yellow
roses. Kathleen Barry was the
train bearer and was dressed in blue
Sergt. Anderson is the son of Mr.
Raymond Anderson and is stationed
here with the Marine Corps. Mr.
Spearman Roache was his best man
and the ushers were Mr. Charles
Ksanda and Mr. Robert Bell.
A reception and wedding break
fast after the ceremony was given
at the home of the bride's parents.
And Lt. Prentice
An out-of-town wedding that is
of interest here took place Wednes
day in the chapel at Maxwell Field
in Alabama when Miss Barbara
Ellen Boose, daughter of Lt. Col.
and Mrs. Lloyd Boose of Chevy
Chase, was married to Lt. Gerald
Eugene Prentice, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Floyd E. Prentice of Kansas
Chaplain Chase officiated at the
ceremony and the bride was escorted
by her father. Her gown of white
satin was made with a fitted
basque, long sleeves and a long, cir
cular train. A coronet of tulle and
seed pearls held her veil of illusion
and she carried white roses and
Mrs. Thomas L. Coleman, sister
of the bride, was her matron of
honor, and wore green taffeta trim
med with lace and velvet and car
ried a bouquet of yellow roses. Maj.
David Crockett of Hagerstown was
the best man.
A graduate of the University of
Maryland, the bride also was secre
tary-treasurer of the Student Gov
ernment Association and secretary
of Alpha Omicron Pi. Lt. Prentice
was graduated from the university,
was president of the senior class
and is a member of Alpha Tau
Brentwood Terrace Asks
Better Streetcar Service
The Capital Transit's co-opera
tion in better streetcar service was
asked in two motions by the Brent
wood Terrace Citizens’ Association
last night. The first resolution re
quested that steps be taken to pro
vide streetcar safety loading plat
forms, from Fourth street N.E. to
the District line.
In the second motion, the associa
tion members voted to favor the
stopping of Eckington-bound cars
along Rhode Island avenue, for the
purpose of taking on and discharg
ing passengers. Copies of both res
olutions are to be sent to the Capital
Transit Co., the Public Utilities
Commission and the Federation of
In a letter of commendation, how
ever, the association expressed its
appreciation of the Capital Trans
it's increased bus service in that
The report of the Federation of
Citizens' Associations on the McCar
ran bill, which was read to the mem
bers by R. W. Donnelly, with ex
planations of the changes made in
the bill’s original context, was ap
proved in unanimous vote.
Nominations of new officers for
the coming year were made.
J. P. Lynch, president of the asso
ciation, presided at the meeting,
which was held at 1380 Bryant street
100 Days, 3,000 Men,
To Build 414-Mile Road
By the Associated Press.
BEIRUT, Syria.—Working under
the direction of the chief engineer
of the British 9th Army, 3.000 men
have just finished a 100-dRy job of
building a 4'2-mile road in Lebanon.
The road, which will greatly ex
pedite the movement of troops and
military supplies, was constructed
when landslides made the old coast
road impassable. To construct the
new bypass an entire hill had to
Dean Acheson Urges
By Gretchen Smith.
The necessity of United Nations
co-operation in postwar relief and
the rehabilitation of devastated Eu
rope and parts of Asia was empha
sized by Dean Acheson, Assistant
Secretary of State, in a luncheon
address before the Women’s Na
tional Democratic Club yesterday.
Mr. Acheson, who presided as
chairman of the United Nations Re
lief and Rehabilitation Administra
tion Council at the recent Atlantic
City conference, declared that “re
lief work must be done in Europe,
otherwise millions will die.” With
out united relief “it would take two
generations to recover,” he added.
Approximately 20.000,000 people in
Europe and 40,000,000 in Asia have
been transferred from their homes
to work for the enemy, the speaker
pointed out. All food and materials
have been taken over by the enemy
also, he continued, and the stand
ards of living of the people have
been reduced to a minimum. Even
this minimum now directed by the
enemy will collapse upon the termi
nation of hostilities and the people
will have to begin anew, he com
"Some one must be ready to bring
in goods, without which the people
will die,” he emphasized.
Danger of Disease Great.
Danger of pestilences and disease
| will be great, Mr. Acheson asserted.
I Millions of persons will attempt to
return to former homes, “carrying
with them nearly every known dis
ease,” he said.
The work of UNRRA should be
looked upon merely as an emergency
to take care of the period between
the time when fighting stops and
reconstruction begins, the speaker
declared. The work will be so great
it would be impossible for one na
tion alone to carry the burden, but
with 1 per cent of the annual in
come of each of the United Nations
as a contribution, the needed relief
and rehabilitation work can be car
| ried forward, he added.
Checks Already Sent.
Several nations have already sent
checks for relief to Gov. Herbert
Lehman, director general of
UNRRA. Mr. Acheson said, while
in this country members of Congress
have appeared "entirely sympa
thetic” toward a resolution now
under consideration authorizing a
contribution from the United
In reply to questions at the con
clusion of his talk, Mr. Acheson ex
pressed approval of co-operation by
private agencies with the relief work
The speaker was introduced by
Mrs. Henry Grady, chairman of
the Education Committee, who has
planned a series of programs at
i which problems of UNRRA will be
studied and placed before members
of the club. Prominent guests at
tending the luncheon included Mrs.
Henry Morgenthau, wife of the Sec
retary of the Treasury; Miss Fran
ces Perkins, Secretary of Labor;
Mrs. Claude Wickard, wife of the
Secretary of Agriculture; Mrs. Wiley
Rutledge, Mrs. Paul McNutt, Mrs.
Tom Connally. Mrs. Herbert Leh
man, Mrs. Ellen Woodward and Mrs.
Dean Acheson, wife of the speaker.
Mrs. Francis B. Sayre, president of
j the club, presided.
Mrs. Saugstad to Talk
“Prisoner Exchange” will be the
subject of an address by Mrs. J. E-.
Saugstad at a dinner meeting of the
Alpha Gamma Deltas at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday at the YWCA.
Mrs. L. E. Boykin is in charge of
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Dr. Tibor Kerekes
To Address Auxiliary
To Medical Society
‘‘Current Topics” will be the sub
ject of discussion by Dr. Tibor
Kerekes at a meeting of the Wom
an’s Auxiliary to the District Med
ical Society at 11 a.m. tomorrow
at the Medical Society Building,
1718 M street N.W.
A native of Hungary, Dr. Kerekes
received degrees from the Univer
sities of Budapest and Vienna, and
for the past 17 years has been a
professor of history at Georgetown
Mrs. Leon A. Martel will preside
in the absence of the president,
Mrs. Fred R. Sanderson, who is va
cationing in Southern Pines.
To Meet Tonight
A program dramatizing Junior
Hadassah's participation in the war
effort on the home front and in
Palestine will be presented by the
Washington unit of Junior Hadas
sah this evening at the Jewish Com
munity Center. An address by Mil
ton Cohen, assistant executive di
rector of the American Zionist
Association, will high light the
Junior Hadassah, with a member
ship of 20,000, has been active with
the American Red Cross, the Amer
ican Women’s Voluntary Services in
War Bond sales and USO activities.
Last year members purchased over
$1,000,000 in War Bonds. “Victory
Volunteer” chevrons will be present
ed at the close of the business year
to members who have participated
in a specified minimum of activities
supporting the organization’s activi
ties both here and in Palestine.
Auxiliary to Map
Bond Drive Plans
Plans for a campaign to aid the
Fourth War Loan drive will be made
by the District Women’s Pharma
ceutical Auxiliary at 1 p.m. tomorrow
at the Wardman Park Hotel.
Mrs. Homer Hall has been named
chairman of the Bond Drive Com
Luncheon will be at 1 p.m. and
Mrs. Irving Goldberg wall preside at
the meeting following.
Daughters of 1812
Board Will Meet
A meeting of board members of
the District of Columbia Society,
United States Daughters of 1812,
will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at na
tional headquarters, 1461 Rhode
Island avenue N.W. The regular
monthly meeting of the group will
be held at 3 p.m., followed by tea
and a social hour.
The program will include a report
on the work of the Mountain
Schools Committee by Mrs. William
A. King, the chairman. Mrs. Charles
W. Kutz, the president, will preside.
Flyers Offer Course
The Women Flyers of America
will sponsor a new course in navi
gation to begin at 7:30 o’clock to
night at headquarters of the Amer
ican Women's Voluntary Services,
1520 Twenty-second street N.W.
The course is free to members of
the flyers’ group. Women inter
ested in aviation are invited to at
Writers to Meet
Awards in a short-story contest
held recently by the Society of Free
Lance Writers will be announced at
a meeting at 8 p.m. Thursday at the
Mount Pleasant Library.
Charles V. Grunwell. president of
the society, will preside and Parke
A, Arnold will make the announce
at To Do
Cornell founder's day. Shrine
Temple, 6:30 o'clock tonight.
“Adult Adjustment,” by Mrs. Mar
guerite Mayer, Jewish Community
Center, 8:30 o'clock tonight.
Walsh Club for War Workers, 4 to
11 o’clock tonight.
FOR MEN IN THE SERVICE.
Stage Door Canteen, Belasco The
ater, tonight: Madri Gras Room acts.
Charlie Mayer’s All-Girl Orchestra,
Gali Gali and Earle Theater acts.
Entertainment tickets. "The Hut,"
E at Pennsylvania avenue N.W., 4
to 8:30 o’clock tonight.
Pepsi-Cola Center, 9:30 a m. today
to 12:30 a.m. tomorrow. First three
floors open to servicewomen.
Recreation, Masonic Center, 1 to
10 o'clock tonight. Snack bar open,
Officers’ Club of the United Na
tions, Burlington Hotel, 10 a.m. to
10:30 p.m. today. Entertainment
tickets and information.
Recreation, USO, 1911 H street
N.W., 9 a.m. to 11 o’clock tonight.
•Polish, Spanish classes, Thomson
Center, 7 o’clock tonight.
Dance. Jewish Community Center
(USO>, 7 o'clock tonight.
•Amateur Camera and Movie
Guild, NCCS (USO), 926 G street
N.W., 7:30 o’clock tonight.
Voice recording, dance, 7:30
o'clock tonight; amateur hour, .9
o’clock: NCCS (USO), 1814 N street
•Life sketching classes. 2020 Mas
sachusetts avenue N.W., 7:30 o'clock
Dance, Friendship House, 8 o'clock
Dance, Chess Club, Servicemen *
Club No. 1, 8 o’clock tonight.
•Dance and drama classes, Roose
velt Center, 8 o'clock tonight.
•Bridge class and orchestra, Cen
tral Center, 8 o’clock tonight.
Federal Chess Club, 2431 Four
teenth street N.W., 8 o’clock tonight.
Scavenger hunt, USO, Eighth and
Pennsylvania avenue N.W., 8 o'clock
Square dance, N.E. USO, Tenth
and Massachusetts avenue N.E.. 8:30
Dances, NCCS (USO). 918 Tenth
street N.W., YWCA (USO), 8:30
•War workers welcome.
For details, call United Nation*
Center, National 3900.
Air Hostess Applicants
To Be Interviewed Here
Miss Nellie Kemm, chief hostess
for Pennsylvania-Central Airlines,
will be at the Washington National
Airport from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fri
day to interview women from tha
; Washington area who are inter
ested in becoming air hostesses, it
was announced yesterday.
While it is no longer necessary to
be a registered nurse to apply for
| the training, Miss Kemm said that
| applicants must be between 21 and
| 26 years of age and have two years’
i college work plus two years in th#
| business world. Trimness is essen
tial. she added, and the applicant
| must be between 5 feet and 5 feet 5
inches in height, with maximum
I weight. 120 pounds.
Applicants selected will attend a
| PC A school here to begin in Feb
ruary and on graduation will be as
signed to Capital liners.
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