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Series of Informal Parties .
Planned for British Officers
By Katharine M. Brooks
s' Sir Hugh Saunders, air commander In chief of the Royal Air Force,
and the members of the famous Squadron 617 will have a busy few days
socially while they are at Andrews Field. The squadron came In early In
the month to help the United States Air Forces celebrate Its anniversary.
Following that the RAF officers made a tour of airfields and schools In
tM* country and got back Monday. During that first very brief visit the
officers were entertained at only one or two parties, but through the
remainder oi ine wee a mere win De'
one or more fetes each day for them.
Sir Victor Goddard, chief of the
British Air Mission in Washington,
and Lady Goddard will entertain
this evening in theis home on Forty
fourth street between 6 and 8
o'clock Jn honor of Sir Hugh. Other
guests will include the British Min
ister and Lady Balfour, the South
African Minister and Mrs. H. T.
Andrews and the Canadian Charge
d’Affaires and Mrs. Thomas Stone.
Lt. Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg,
deputy commander of the United
States Air Forces, will attend the
party and others expected are Maj.
Gen. and Mrs. E. E. Partridge, Maj.
Gen. and Mrs. Edward Powers, Maj.
Gen. and Mrs. George MacDonald
and Brig. Gen. and Mrs. H. Hovey.
Gen. Sir William Morgan will be
there as will Admiral and Mrs.
Brooking and Miss Englis, sister of
Lady Goddard who arrived from
England a few days ago.
Gen. Vandenberg was host at a
buffet supper last evening, enter
taining at the Army and Navy Club
for the visiting aviators. The guests
—all men—numbered about 30'and
included high-ranking officers of the
Air Forces and the RAF.
The British Air Attache and Mrs.
R. C. Jacobs will give a late after
noon party for the visitors tomorrow,
entertaining in their home on
Klingle road. Group Capt. and Mrs.
Jonas have been here a compara
tively short time having come last
month with their two children.
Group Capt. Jonas succeeded Capt.
R. J. Legg who with Mrs. Legg
sailed a fortnight ago to return to
the British Isles.
The Assistant Air Attache of the
Embassy, Squadron Leader J. L.
Mitchell, and Mrs. Mitchell will give
a cocktail party tomorrow for the
senior officers.
Sir Hugh and the others in the
squadron will be hens until the end
of the week, and will then leave for
A visitor from one of the British
Dominions who will be widely feted
during his brief visit in the Capital
is Mr. R. J. A. Massie of Sydney,
Australia, who now is in London but
is expected to arrive here the middle
of September. Sharing honors with
him at the parties will be his fiancee,
Mrs. Betty Squire, widow of Mr.
Earl Christopher Squire, formerly of
the United States State Depart
ment.' Popular Betty Squire has
been secretary at the, Australian
Embassy since its establishment as
a legation when the Rt. Hon. Rich
ard Casey came here as Minister in
Mrs. Squire has been back in
Washington only since the first of
this month, having* spent six weeks
in her home in Norfolk, England.
Mr. Massle will be en route to China
when he comes and does not expect
to be back until shortly before
Christmas. The wedding probably
will take place toward the end of
this year.
General’s Daughter
Married in Korea
Brig. Gen. and Mrs. John Weck
erling anounce the marriage of their
daughter. Miss Jacqueline Houston
Weckerling, to 1st Lt. Dorsey Daniel
Schaper, Field Artillery, on July 23
in Seoul, Korea. Gen. Weckerling
,is serving as a commissioner of the
U. S.-U. S. S. R. Joint Commission
now in session in Seoul. Formerly he
was stationed in Washington as
deputy chief of intelligence.
The wedding was held in the.
Castle, former residence of the Japa
nese Governor General of Korea.
The bride was given in marriage
by her father: attended by Mrs.
Cecil Wray Page, aa matron of
honor, and Miss Lynelle Bruca, Miss
Patricia Wicks, Miss Bernice Par
mely and Miss Jane Bell as brides
maids. Best man was Capt. Robert
L. Davis, while the ushers were
Capt. Page, Lt. Rayburn Griffith,
Capt. George Shaver and Capt.
Charles Hanchey.
Chaplain J. M. Myer officiated at
0he double-ring ceremony which
was followed by an elaborate recep
tion. ’1«
Lt. Schaper, son of Mr. D.- D.
Schaper of Versailles, Mo., was
graduated from West Point in 1944.
He is now stationed in Seoul, where
the couple are making their home.
Mrs. Schaper studied music at Mary
Baldwin School in Virginia and at
the Brenau College of Music in
Gainesville, Ga. -
Chairmen Named
* Committee chairmen for the com
ing year have "been announced by
Mrs. Audrey Crelly, president of
the Prince Georges County Sorop
timlst Club.
They are: Mrs. Helen Richter,
.finance; Mrs. Naomi Cohee, classi
fication and ' membership; Mrs.
Mabel Wilkinson, legislation; Mrs.
Alice Moore, publicity; Mrs. Dorothy
Ogbum, program; Mrs. Margaret
Thomas, International relations, and
Mrs. Isabel Ray, social.
Tentative meeting dates have been
set for the first and third Tuesdays
of the month in St. Andrews Epis
copal Church, College Park, Md.
Sisterhood Session
The B’nal Israel Sisterhood will
hold its first meeting of the club year
on September 8 at 8:30 p.m. at the
synagogue. Fourteenth and Emer
son streets N.W.
An entertainment entitled the
"Headline Parade," will be given
under the direction of Mrs. Hyfnan
Ezra Cohen. The cast will include
Mrs. Arnold Coplan, Mrs. Benjamin
Miller, Mrs. Jacob Shefrin, Mrs.
Joseph H. Tudor and Mrs. Bernard
Zarin. _
Engagements Attract Interest
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Li. uarvey oi
Chevy Chase have announced the
engagement of their daughter, Miss
Mary Catherine Garvey, to Mr. Paul
Raymond Connolly, Jr, of Balti
Miss Garvey was graduated from
the Academy of the Holy Crow,
after which she attended Trinity
College. She then entered Parsons
School of Design in New York City
to continue her work in Interior de
sign, and will enter her senior year
there this fall.
Her fiance is the son of Mr. Paul
R. Connolly and the late Mrs. Con
nollv. In 1943 he was graduated
from Loyola College where he was
a member of Alpha Sigma Nu, the
national Jesuit honor society. Dur
ing the war he served in the Navy
as a communications officer aboard
a destroyer in the Pacific. He will
enter his senior year in Georgetown
Law School this fall and is a mem
ber of Delta Theta Phi law frater
C ouden-McC all
The engagement of Miss Mary
Porter Couden to Mr. Ian McCall of
London, England, has been an
nounced by her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. John Melish Couden. Their
wedding will take place in Washing
ton early next month.
The bride-elect is the son of the
late Mr. and Mrs. S. McCall of Scot
land and Kampi Ya-Moto Kenya
Colony. He attended the University
College, London, and during the war
served as an officer in the Royal
Navy and at present, is studying
medicine at St. Mary's Hospital in
Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Burgess of The
Plains, Va., and Rockville, Md., an
nounce the engagement of their
daughter. Miss Kitty V. Burgess, to
Lt. William J. Blanton, United
States Air Forces. Lt. Blanton Is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter M.
Blanton of Wilmington, N. C.
The wedding will take place this
Miss Loraine Seaver will be mar
ried to Mr. William R. Perdue, Jr.,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Perdue of
Macon, Ga„ early in October. Their
engagement is announced today by
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles
H. Seaver of White Plains, N. Y.,
where the wedding will take place.
Miss Seaver, a graduate of Mount
Holyoke College, worked with mili
tary intelligence during the war and
is now with the Central Intelligence
Group here. '
Mr. Perdue is a graduate of Emory
University, where he was elected to
Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta
Kappa and also a graduate of Duke
University Law School. During the
war he served with the Coast Artil
lery Corps and with military Intel
ngence, receiving rus cuscnarge trier
four and one-half years’ service with
the rank of lieutenant colonel. He
was awarded the medal of the
Legion of Merit and the Order of
the British Empire. A member of
the New York bar, he is now asso
ciated with the firm of Cahill, Gor
don, Zachry and Relndel in New
York City.
Beck- Walker
The engagement of Miss Mildred
Beck to Mr. Gerald C. Walker, son
of Mrs. Alice L. Walker of Lakeland,
Fla., is announced by her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert E. Beck of
this city. The wedding will take
place in the fall.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Homer
announce the engagement of their
daughter, Miss Georgie Homer, to
Mr. Elwood Good of College Park.
The wedding will take place
October 8 in Christ Episcopal
Church in Georgetown.
Hie engagement of Miss Shirley
Newmark to Mr. David Boker is
announced by Miss Newmark’s
mother, Mrs. Fannie Newmark of
Takoma Park, with no date set for
the wedding.
Mr. Boker is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Norris Boker.
Southern Visitors
Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Robinowitz
will come from their home at High
Point, N. C., to make the acquaint
ance of their great grandson, Rich
ard Brian Reff who was born Au
gust 13. The baby is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph Stephen Reff, the
latter formerly Miss Shirley Robino
witz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jo
seph Robinowitz of Washington. Mr.
Reff’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Borach
Reff also live in the Capital.
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Miss Elise Mangum, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Webb L. Mangum, was
married last evening to Mr. Richard
E. Wagner, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Earl E. Wagner. Dr. M. Chandler
Stith, Executive Secretary of the
D. C. Baptist Convention, offi
ciated at the 8 o’clock ceremony
which took place in the Brookland
Baptist Church, and was immedi
ately followed by a reception there.
-Given in marriage by her father,
the bride wore a white satin gowrt
with a train and a fingertip veil
which fell from a Juliet cap of seed
pearls. She carried a white Bible
with an orchid and ribbon
streamers. Her matron of honor,
Mrs. Jeanette Letner, was costumed
in pink frosted sheer while the maid
of honor, Miss Webblyn Mangum,
sister of the bride, wore aqua sheer
and the bridesmaids, Miss Belinda
Meyer and Miss Doris Jean Wagner,
wore pink and aqua respectively
All carried old fashioned bouquets.
Mr. Robert Wagner was best man
for his brother and the ushers were
Mr. John L. Cook, Mr. Kenneth
Grafton and Mr. Colin Ritter.
After a New England wedding trip
the couple will make their home at
Charlotte Hall Military Academy.
His colleges were Wilson Teachers
College and Priqceton University;
the bride’s, Wilson Teachers College
and George Washington University.
Auxiliary to Meet
The Washington Ladies’ Auxiliary
of the Jewish Consumptives Relief
Society of Denver, Colo., will hold
its first meeting of the season at
2 p.m. next Wednesday at the Jewish
Community Center.
Plans will be completed for the
annual donor luncheon to be given
on November 19 at the Mayflower
Hotel. Mrs. Milton Sumners is
chairman of the luncheon, as
sisted by Mrs. Louis Dinowitz, co
Curley Club Shifts
Meeting Place
The Curley Club will meet, tomor
row night at the home of the Misses
Marie and Josephine Hoffmann,
9104 Bradford road. Silver Spring,
Md., instead of Scott’s Hotel as
originally planned. Members are
asked to meet at 8 p.m. at the
southeast comer of the 64<jp block
of Georgia avenue and Piney Branch
road, where transportation will be
Refreshments will be served by the j
Entertainment Committee, underj
the direction of Miss Ann Mullaney
and her assistants.
New committee chairmen for the
coming year are: Jim Corbettrath
letics; Miss Dorothy Barrett, audit;
Miss Louise Druffner, chronicle;
Miss Mary Connelly, honorary mem
bership; Miss Elizabeth Finn, initia
tion; David Bowman, membership;
Miss Emma Meservey, publicity;
Mrs. Richard Porter, reception;
Francis Smith, religious discussion;
Mrs. Bernard Kropp, welfare, and
Mrs. Roy Steele, cards.
Surprise Party
For Mrs. Battille
The Canadian Charge d’Affaires
and Mrs. Thomas Stone were among
the guests ap the surprise birthday
anniversary party given l*st eve
ning for Mrs. Sarah Goodloe Bat
tille. The party was given at Com
monwealth Farm in Maryland and
followed the perfomiance in the
Olney Theater. The hostesses were
Paula Lawrence, Uta Hagen and
Irina Baronova appearing with the
Olney Players in the performance
of "Dark Eyes."
Mr; jtnd Mrs. Paul Porter, brother
in-law and sister of Mrs. \ Battille,
were others at the party which also
included former Representative and
Mrs. Joseph E. Casey, Mr. and Mrs.
Leon Henderson, Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Dudley, Mr. John Allison
and Miss Betsy Porter, who were
in the audience in the theater pre
ceding the party.
Announcement has been
made by Mr. and Mrs. Maf
Friedman of Ozone Park, Long
Island, of the engagement of
l their daughter, Miss Rosalind
Friedman, to Mr. Herman H.
Corman, son of Mr. and Mrs.
| Samuel Corman jof this city.
1 1,1 11 I .
—Underwood Photo.
Two Rings Used
At Weddjng
Miss Evalyn Beatrice Shanks be
came the bride of Mr. Carroll
Franklin Pope jr., 4n a double ring
ceremony last evening which was
performed in * the Northmlnister
Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Wal
ter E. Price officiating. The bride is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Her
man E. Shanks of Phillip#, Wise.,
and Mr. Shanks gave his daughter
in marriage. Her wedding gown was
of ice blue satin, a matching Juliet
cap holding her veil and her cas
cade bouquet was of white gladi
oluses with an orchid.
Miss Kewpie Shanks was maid" of
honor for her sister and Miss Alene
D. Sheets of Winston-Salem was
bridesmaid. They were dressed in
aqua tissue taffeta, matching cor
onets and carried yellow and peach
color gladioluses.
Mr. Pope is a son of Mrs. Carroll
Franklin Pope of Stillwater, Okla.,'
and the late Mr. Pope. He had as
his best man last evening Tiis
brother-in-law, Mr. Theodore L.
Price of Silver Spring. Ushers for
the wedding were Mr. Albert M.
Hall of Marion, Ind., and Mr. Jo
seph Havrylak of Washington.
The reception was held in the
church parlors after which Mr. and
Mrs. Pope started on their wedding
trip. They will' make their home in
Alexandria. Mr. Pope is employed
with the Federal Communications
Commission and is a student at
George Washington University.
During the war he served as an
officer ii\ the Navy. -
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