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Weddings Give Social Interest
To Final Holiday of Season
Several weddings yesterday in nearby communities added a bit oi
color and gayety to an otherwise dull holiday week end in the Capital
area. x
Over in Arlington the Westover Baptist Church was the setting for
a pretty, informal wedding when Miss Doris Mae Jennings, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Winslow Jennings, became the bride of Mr. George
Groce Woods of Ann Arbor, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Damon C.
A simple arrangement of palms and autumn flowers decorated the
church for the ceremony, at which the Rev. W. Barker Hardison offi
ciated, and Mrs. Harry W. Lynn played the wedding music. The bride
had Miss Margaret Lynn as maid of honor, and Mr. Damon C. Woods of
Ann Aroor came w serve ius u:unit::
as best man. The ushers were Mr. J
Halbert Woods of Ann Arbor, alsc
a brother of the bridegroom, and
Mr. John Skuce.
The bride was attired in a coffee
brown suit with darker brown ac
cessories and wore a corsage of
white roses. Her maid of honor
wore a red suit with black acces
sories and her corsage was of white
chrysanthemums mixed with blue
Assorted pastel flowers decorated
the home of the bride’s parents for
the reception, after which Mr. and
Mrs. Woods left for a trip to the
Catskill Mountains and Canada.
Later they will go to Ann Arbor to
make their home.
A nderson-Midghall
The Seventh-day Adventist Church
in Takoma Park was the scene of
the wedding of Miss Alice Harriett
Midghall and Mr. Gail Anderson,
which took place at 8 o’clock, with
Dr. Robert A. Hare, medical director
of the Washington Sanitarium, offi
ciating at the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mrs.
Carl Glennis Midghall of Steger,
111., and the late Mr. Midghall. Mr.
T. K. Martin escorted her and gave
her in marriage and Miss Irene
Stevens served as her maid of
honor. The other attendants were
Miss Lois Miller and Mrs. Mary
Barrett, sister of the bride.
White satin was worn by the
bride and she carried the white
Bible of the bridegroom's mother
with a hand corsage of white orchids
and bouvardia. Miss Stevens wore
pink crepe and carried pink roses
and blue delphinium and the brides
maids were in aqua crepe and car
ried talisman roses.
Mr. William Uffner was best man
and the ushers were Mr. Donald
Anderson, Mr. Donald Yowell, Mr.
Murray Mitts and Mr. Stanley
Mr. and Mrs. Martin were hosts
at the reception, after which the
couple left for a trip to the Pocono
Miss Muriel Dorland Tripp and
Mr. Frederick Louis Lawrence also
were married in Takoma Park last
evening, their wedding taking place
in the chapel of the Seventh-day
Adventist Church with the Rev.
George Semler Rapp officiating at
the ceremony.
The daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Gerald Palmer Tripp of Morganton,
N. C., was escorted and given in
marriage by her father. With her
gown of ivory satin she wore a veil
of illusion and carried a bouquet of
Miss Lura Tripp was her sister’s
maid of honor. She was costumed
in lavender lace and marquisette
and carried yellow roses. Another;
sister, Miss Gertrude Tripp, also
was an attendant with Mrs. Betty j
Tripp. Both wore pink and carried
pink and white roses.
The bridegroom is the son of
Mrs. Walter S. Lawrence of Fair
lawn, N. J., and his brother, Mr.
William Lawrence, was his best man.
Mr. Richard Tripp and Mr. Lowell
Tripp, brothers of the bride; Mr.
Stanley Emmerson and Mr. Wil- j
liam Lundberg were the ushers.
.The reception was given in the
(home of Mrs. Marcia Cool, after
■which Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence left
! for -their wedding trip. They will
j make their home in Takoma Park.
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—Del Ankers Photo.
mine rsews
Mr. and Mrs. James E. Binger of
Hall, Md., celebrated their 50th
wedding anniversary yesterday at
the home of their son and daughter
in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur L.
Binger in Washington.
Present at the party were Mr. and
Mrs. Binger’s three sons and 11
grandchildren. Mr. Binger is a na
tive of Maryland, and Mrs. Binger
was formerly Miss Lorena Smith of
Mr. and Mrs. Frank R, Grote of
New Hampshire Highlands, Takoma
Park, are back from a trip to the
South and Midwest. Their first
stop was in Monticello, Ark., where
they visited their son and daughter
in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Frank R
Grote, jr., and their infant grandson,
Robert Owen. The junior Mr. Grote
is a professor of forestry at Arkansas
A. and M. College. The family also
attended a four generation family
celebration in Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Crowe have
had as their guests in their Chevy
Chase home the latter's sister, Mrs.
T. W. O'Connell and her daughter,
Mrs. Lee Modeland of Boone, Iowa.
The visitors left the end of the
week to return to the Middle West.!
Mrs. William Sorrell and her son,
William, of Birmingham, Ala,, ar- ,
rived Friday for a visit over the .
holiday with Mrs. Sorrell’s brother- ,
in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. ,
Maurice Asinof._i
University Women '■
Dr. Helen Macintosh, of the !
United States Office of Education, ]
will be guest speaker at a meeting
of the Alexandria branch of the
American Association of University
Women at 8 p.m. next Tuesday at
the Alexandria YWCA, 130 Prince
Dr. Macintosh will discuss her trip
last spring to Europe, where she was
sent to survey the educational fa
cilities in the occupied zones.
Official Honored
At Newport Party;
Holiday Visitors
The Speaker of the House, Repre
sentative Joseph W. Martin, jr., was
the guest over Sunday of former
United States Ambassador to
Mexico, Mr. Henry P. Fletcher in
his Newport home. The Speaker
went to the resort to speak at the
dedication of Touro Synagogue as
a national shrine. The dedication
was held yesterday and in the eve
ning the Speaker was the guest of
honor at dinner given by Mrs.
George Mesta in her home Mid
Mrs. Mesta’s brother-in-law and
sister, Mr. and Mrs. George Tyson
gave a dinner party Saturday eve
ning at their place Beachmond
preceding the subscription dance
at Bailey’s Beach. Mr. and Mrs.
Tyson’s party was in honor of Miss
Harriet Dyer, debutante daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. W. Gurnee Dyer.
Joining the vacationers at New
port for the week end and holiday
were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Livingston
Stevens, who are with the latter’s
mother, Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt,
at Beaulieu, and the Rev. and Mrs.
Rudolph Roell went there from New
York to be with the latter’s parents,
Capt. and Mrs. Rufus Z. Johnson.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Matthews Dick,
jr„ arrived by plane from their home
at Lake Forest. 111.,’ to be with his
father, Mr. C. Matthews Dick, and
Mrs. Dick. The senior Mr. and Mrs.
Dick are living on Rhode Island ave
nue until Clover Patch, which they
recently purchased, is ready for
them, in another fortnight. Mr.
and Mrs. Dick plan to make Clover
Patch their home the year around.
Mrs. Jenkins
Plans Luncheon
Mrs. John G. Jenkins, president
of the University Park Woman’s
Club, will entertain members of
the Executive Board at a luncheon
preceding the first fall meeting at
1 pm. Thursday at the Hay
den Farm Tea Room, Silver Spring,
Newly appointed committee chair
men are: Mrs. James Fulton Fox,
American citizenship; Mrs. Norman
E. Phillips, education: Mrs. Charles
Piozet, fine arts; Mrs. M. T. Charl
ton. art and painting; Mrs. E. L.
LeClerg, crafts; MTs. Melvin S.
Donaldson, drama; Mrs. C. C. Niki
foroff, photography and Red Cross;
Mrs. Ottis H. Wesley, poetry and
literature; Mrs. W. B. Moyers, pres
ervation of Maryland antiquities;
Mrs. Richard P. Burgee, home and
Others are: Mrs. Earl D. Fowler,
international relations; Mrs. Frank
M. Stephen, legislation; Mrs. O. S.
Aamodt, membership; Mrs. H. M.
Tysdal, nutrition and consumer
interest; Mrs. Stanley W. Crosth
wait, publicity; Mrs. G. V. C.
Houghland, welfare and recreation;
Mrs. S. M. Wedeberg. ways and
means, and Mrs. Morley A. Jull,
year book hospitality program. Mrs.
Elsie Frey was appointed club
Return Prom Trip
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lincoln Hunt
>f Shepard Park have returned from
t 9,000 mile automobile trip through
he national parks. During their
ix weeks’ absence they visited the
Jrand Canyon, the Pacific coast,
■he Sequoia National Forest and
fosemite and the Columbia River
lection. They were entertained ex
.ensively by friends en route.
—Chase-Statler Photo.
The wedding of Miss Gloria
Cutler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Louis Cutler of Washington to Mr.
Sidney Liss, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Max Liss of New Bedford, Mass.,
took place last evening at the
Hamilton Hotel. Rabbi M. J. Cohen
officiated at the 7 o’clock ceremony.
The bride wore an ivory satin
gown trimmed with lace. Her finger
tip veil fell from a Dutch cap of
seed pearls and she carried a white
Bible adorned with two white
Mrs. Melvin Seigel was the matron
of honor and Miss Jerrie Snyder
was the maid of honor. The brides
maids were the Misses Elayne
Becker. Betty Kolker and Gertrude
Liss. The attendants all wore white
gowns and carried American Beauty
Mr. Philip Liss was best man
for his brother and the ushers were
the Messrs. Murray Liss, Abe Liss
and Irvin Kolker.
After a honeymoon in Atlantic
City and New York the couple will
make their home in this city.
Mrs. Rumley Elected
Mrs. Lucy Rumley, corresponding
secretary of the District Business
and Professional Women’s Club, was
elected corresponding secretary of
the Southeast Region of B. & P.
Clubs at the recent conference held
in Gulfport, Miss., it has been an
nounced by Dr. frma Gene Nevins, j
president of the District club.
Miss Steeves Weds
Norman J. Roy
In the Seventh-day Adventis
Church in Hvattsville last evenini
Miss Margaret J. Steeves, daughte
of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Seymou
Steeves. became the bride of Mr
Norman John Roy of Lincoln, Nebr
son of the Rev. and Mrs. Rufus J
Roy of Havana. The bridegroom':
father officiated and a receptioi
followed at the home of Mr. ant
Mrs. Paul Ryals. brother-in-law ant
sister of the/ bride.
The bride was given in marriagi
by her father and wore white satin
a fingertip veil and carried a bou
quet of gardenias.
Mrs. Ryals was the matron oi
honor and the other attendants wer<
Mrs. G. Richard Burns and Mrs
Romaine Grant, sisters of the bride
and Mrs. Robert Burdette. Mrs
Ryals wore blue net and the othei
attendants were in peach taffeta
All carried nosegays of mixed sum
mer flowers.
Miss Nancy Carol Grant, niece ol
the bride, was the flower girl.
Mr. Charles Read was the besl
man and the ushers were the Messrs
Burns, Ryals and Grant and Mr
Kenneth Worrow.
After a wedding trip the coupl<
will be at home at the Sheyenn<
River Academy in Harvey, N. Dak.
where Mr. Roy will be head of th<
music department and Mrs. Roj
will be registrar.
W eigandt-McGrath
Church Wedding
Miss Madeline C. McGrath, daugh
ter of Mrs. Daniel McGrath of Low
McGrath, was married yesterday
afternoon to Mr. Jack L. Weigandt,
son of Mrs. Hattie Weigandt of
Three Oaks, Mich. The ceremony
was performed in St. Patrick's
Roman Catholic Church, the Rev.
Edward Arthur officiating at 2
o'clock and the reception followed
in the Parrott.
1 Miss Marian V. Dean was maid
of honor and Mr. George G. Weig
andt was best man fo? his brother.
The bride wore a pink beige suit
and had a double orchid corsage.
Miss Dean wore a green suit with
black accessories and her flowers
were bronze pomp-ons.
Mr. and Mrs. Weigandt will visit
in Denver and Three Oaks before
coming back to Washington where
they will live at 3605 17th street N.E.
Mrs. P. M. Campbell of Arlington
announces the engagement of her
. daughter, Miss Janice Katherine
' Campbell, to Mr. Robert Davenport
1 Seymour of Cobleskill, N. Y. i
. Miss Campbell attended Lynch
burg College and did graduate'work
■ in education at the University of
■ Virginia.
■ Mr. Seymour attended the Massa
' chusetts Institute of Technology be
i fore serving overseas with the Lab
I ratory division of the Army Med
l ical Corps.
No date has been set for the
Jewish Appeal Fair
A “county fair" for the benefit of
the United Jewish Appeal will be
given by the Iota Gamma Phi So
rority from 7:30 p.m. to midnight
Wednesday at the Jewish Commun
ity Center. A number of special
events, including a “turtle derby."
have been planned.

New Arrivals in Fabulous y[j
; These precious coats ore the pride of '
our new Fall collection. The rich, dork
brilliance of their fine pedigreed pelts fljgH
blends so radiantly with the new 1947-48
stylings. Prices far lower than lost year!
' China Minks by William Rosendorf—soft,
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deep, full back flores—new longer
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Dyed Let-Out Dyed
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$475 $1,095
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Just Arrived, Complete line of Daniel Green Slippers
1015 Connecticut Ave. above K Street
Store Hours: 9 A.M. to 6 P.M.
Store Closed Today . . . Shop Tuesday, September 2nd
Here is the most wonderful collection of corduroys you've ever seen^
Classically tailored corduroys . . . rich-hued velvety corduroys that are an
exciting, indispensable part of the autumn picture. Mix them and match
them in the country, on campus, or through leisure hours in town.
Ours alone in Washington. Julliard's zephyroy in pine green, beige, grey or
Ucorn. Sizes 10 to 18. Priced from $10.95 to $17.95.
Greenbrier Sports Shop, Fourth Floor
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F Street at Fourteenth (4)
Phone NAtional 7733
Also at Spring Valley Shop, Massachusetts Avenue at 49th
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