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Fendall Clagett and Finacee Arg Feted
Week-End Parties in Maryland
Honor Popular Engaged Couple
By Betty Beale
Prominent Marylanders have had a gay week end tearing from one
party to another for Miss Christine Tjarda van Starkenborgh Stachouwei
and her fierce, Mr. Fendall M. Clagett. The attractive-looking, blond
Dutcn eirl is really 50 per cent Marylander herself. She is the daughter
of the Netherlands Ambassador to France and the former Christine
Marourg of Baltimore.
The Ambassador arrived in this country Wednesday to be present
fir his daughter's marriage today. His wife preceded him by two weeks
and joined her daughter and mother, Mrs. Theodore Marburg, for a week
at the letter’s place in Bar Harbor. “Teenie,” as she is known by her
friends, has been making her home here for a year and working at
the Netherlands Embassy.,
Entertaining for the engaged couple has extended from Upper Marl
boro to Baltimore. Beginning Friday night, there tfa* the buffet supper
given Dy jviaryiana nepresenvauve
and Mrs. Lansdale G. Sasscer for
about 100 guests. The party was on
the lawn of their home in Upper
Marlboro directly across from the
old rectory of Trinity Church which
Mr. Hal C. B. Clagett is fixing up
as a home for his son and his bride.
Eventually the prospective bride
groom will build a home at Weston,
his father’s estate in Upper Marl
boro.
Saturday night Miss Katherine
Addison, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Addison, gave a supper for
today’s bridal couple at Cedar Hill,
their Upper Marlboro home. Yes
terday the scene shifted closer to
Baltimore when two of the ushers
and their wives. Dr. and Mrs. Robert
W. Johnson III and Mr. and Mrs.
J. Hurst Purnell, entertained at a
large cocktail party for them. Last
evening there was another supper
party, a joint affair for 40 or 50
guests given by Mr. and Mrs. E.
Tileston Mudge III and the Misses
Prances and Martha Marburg at
the chic Elkridge Kennels Club.
Mrs. Mudge is the former Mary
AK&ttlULUg.
Ambassador and Mme. van Stark
enborgh and their daughter have
been staying with Mr. and Mrs. F.
Grainger Marburg at Seised House,
their home in Lutherville, which I
will be the scene of the wedding re- j
ception today.
The Clagett clan have been gath- I
ering at Weston. Mr. and Mrs. Hal
Clagett, jr. are there, of course, and
down from New York are Mr. and
Mrs. John R. Bonniwell and their
3 months old daughter. Mrs. Bonni
well is the former Lucy Clagett who
made her debut here the season of
1940-41. She and her husband have
been making their home in New
York since last September.
The Dutch Ambassador to Paris
is remembered in Washington j
where he was stationed as First j
Secretary of the Netherlands Le- j
gation from about 1915 to 1919.'
When World War II broke out he
was serving as Governor General;
of the Netherlands East Indies. For
three years following the fall of the
islands to the Japanese, he and his
wife and daughter were imprisoned.
Lois Smith Bride
Of Mr. Simpson
At 2:30 o’clock yesterday in the
Community Methodist Church in
Arlington, Miss Lois Elaine Smith,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cloyd
Moffett Smith of Arlington, and Mr.
Jack Byron Simpson, son of Mrs. H.
B. Simpson, Barnesboro, Pa., and the
late Mr. Simpson, were iparried by
the Rev. Herbert P. Hall.
Escorted by her father, the bride
wore white lace over satin and a fin
gertip veil held by a tulle Juliet cap
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MRS. SIMPSON.
—Underwood Photo.
embroidered with seed pearls. She
carried a crescent-shaped bouquet
of gardenias, stephanotis and ivy.
Mrs. Dean E. Brundage was ma
tron of honor and the bridesmaids
were Mrs. Richard G. Clark and
Miss Margaret Lynn. They were in
yellow and aqua taffeta, with match
ing net Juliet caps, and Mrs. Brun
dage carried a crescent bouquet of
rust asters and ivy. The other cres
cent bouquets were of yellow chrys
anthemums and ivy.
Stephen Goodsell was ring bearer
and the flower girl was Virginia
Goodsell. She wore yellow taffeta
and she scattered rose petals. Mr.
David Bougher was best man for
his nephew and the ushers were Mr.
Guy Hensley and Mr. Joseph Sed
1_1- i
After the reception at the home
of the bride’s, parents, the couple
left for a wedding trip to Virginia
Beach. They will make their home
in Richmond, Ind._
State Society
The first event of the season of
- the Oklahoma State Society will be
a picnic to be given, Saturday from
3 until 7 o’clock at Rock Creek Park,
Picnic Ground 25, Sixteenth and
Kennedy streets. N.W. Everyone is
to bring his own lunch and ice-cold
Coca-Cola will be furnished. Soft
ball, badminton, volley ball and
other games have been planned.
Egyptian Radio 'Network'
Loud speakers set up in public
squares of' thousands of Egyptian
villages where most inhabitants are
too poor to own a radio set will
broadcast farm, technical, sanitary
and social topics, under a new gov
ernment plan announced in Cairo.
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Miss Martin Wed
InTakoma Park
Miss Esther Emmeline Martin,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Terence
Knight Martin, and Mr. Donald
Quincy Yowell, son of Mrs. Allen
Solada of Harrisburg, Pa., were mar
ried at 4:30 o'clock yesterday in the
Takoma Park Seventh-day Advent
MRS. YOWELL.
ist Church by Mr. William H. Shep
hard, president of the Washington
Missionary College.
The bride was given in marriage
by her father. She wore an ivory
satin gown and a fingertip veil held
by a tiara of Russian lace and seed
pearls. She carried a cascade bou
quet of calla lilies and orchids. Miss
Doris M. Martin was maid of honor
for her sister and the. bridesmaids
were Miss Lois Miller and Miss Vir
’gie Gray. They wore satin gowns in
gold, rose and blue and they carried
arm bouquets of dahlias.
The best man was Mr. Allen P
Solada and the ushers werg Mr,
Arthur Colby, Mr. Philip Howell,
Mr. Richard Fearing, Mr. Gail An
derson. Mr. William Blosser and Mr,
Warren J. Showalter. ,
Following a reception at the Re
view and Herald Assembly Room,
Mr. and Mrs. Yowell left for a wed
ding trip to Rehoboth Beach. They
will be at home in Takoma Park
after September 21.
Miss Deane Kern
Engaged to Wed
Announcement has been made by
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Howard Pettit
of the engagement of their daugh
ter, Miss Deane Kern, to Mr. Ian
Graeme Barbour, son of Dr. and
Mrs. George B. Barbour of Cincin
nati.
Miss Kern was graduated from
Duke University with the Class of
1947. Mr. Barbour is a graduate of
Swarthmore College and received his
Master’s degree 'from Duke Univer
sity. He now is an instructor at
the Universtiy of Chicago.
The wedding is planned for late
November in Christ Church, George
town.
MRS. NUSBAUM,
A recent bride, who, before her
marriage to Mr. Wendell
Nusbaum, was Miss Edith
Elizabeth Lewis, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Basil Lewis of
Braddock Heights, Md.
—Fellows (Frederick) Photo.
6 hurch-J\l orris on
Ceremony Held *
Miss Betty Jane Morrison, daugh
ter of Dr. and Mrs. Ralph L. Mor
rison, became the bride last evening
of Mr. Abfah Adelburt Church, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Harry C. Church.
The Rev. Alfred W. Hurst officiated
at the 8 o'clock ceremony in the
Cleveland Park Congregational
Church and a reception followed In
the home of th$ bride’s parents.
Given in marriage by her father,
the bride wore ivory satin and a
veil of illusion falling from a coronet
fashioned of white tatting. She
carried white roses and stephanotis.
The maid of honor, Miss Betty Hel
frish, was costumed in rose and
carried an old-fashioned bouquet.
The bridesmaids, Miss Phyllis Par
sons and Miss MiWerd Gross, were
dressed in aqua.
Mr. Joseph F. Jaskiewicz was best
man and the ushers were Mr. Wil
liam R. Howard and Mr. Gordon C.
Turner. ,
After a two-week trip to Quebec,
Mr. and Mrs. Church will make
their home in Washington. The
latter attended Maryland University;
her husband is now a student at
George Washington University.
Nelson-Wallace
Wedding Held
Mias Kathryn Marie Wallace, the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James C.
Wallace, became the bride recently
of Mr. Theodore Warren Nelson, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar H. Nelson.
Their marriage took place lh the
Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church
at noon, the Rev. J. Hillman Hollis
ter officiating. Mr. John Palmer,
the bridegroom’s brother-in-law, was
the soloist.
Mr. Wallace gave his daughter in
marriage. She wore a white satin
dress, her veil held by orange blos
soms, and she carried gardenias and
stephanotis on a white Bible. Her
maid of honor, Miss Nancy Hanck,
was dressed in green and carried
autumn flowers. The other attend
ants, Mrs. George Bussey and Miss
Marinrip F R.ftph were costumed
in pink.
Mr. Herbert S. Nelson was best
man for his brother, and the ushers
were Messrs. Conroy Fisher, Law
rence G. Woodward and George P.
Bussey III. j
A reception followed at the bride’s
home. She and her husband will
reside in Washington.
Women's Clubs
The executive bo^rd of the Prince
Georges, County Federation of
Womens Cluhs will meet at 10:30
a jn. Friday at the Eastern Star Hall,
Mount Rainier, according to an an
nouncement.
Announcements of Weddings
Dr. William Van Royen of this
. city and Miss Alidfe Irene Fetty,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Simon
[Francis Fetty of Winchester, Ky„
were married recently in the First
Methodist Church in Winchester.
The Rev. E. M. Fossett officiated.
Miss Marietta Daniels was the
bride's only attendant and Mr. Rolla
R. Craft was best man. The ushers
were Mr. Robert C. Sewell and Mr.
Ray Reeves.
Jaquith-Shearer
In the Takoma Park Christian
Church at 8 o’clock in the evening,
Miss Chlora Ann Shearer recently
becamfe the bride of Mr. Wendell
Evans Jaquith. She is the daughter
of the late Mr. and Mrs. Langhorn
H. Shearer: he, the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Milo W. Jaquith of Northamp
ton, Mass. The Rev. Ernest C. Bryan
officiated:
The bride was given In marriage
by her brother-in-law, Mr. Waverly
B. Rainey and attended by her twin
sister, Mrs. Rainey. Mr. Irving
Jaquith was best man for his broth
er and the ushers were Mr. Robert
r. Will__I * K— tTNIK.n. TP n..1
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leen, jr.
Hopwood-Pen field
St. Matthews’ Cathedral was the
scene of the wedding of Miss Pa
tricia Ann Penfield, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin E. Penfield, and
Mr. Charles Harvey Hopwood. son
of Mrs. Clara Hopwood of Enid.
Okla. The ceremony was performed
by the Rev. Augusto Trujillo, and
was followed by a reception at the
United Nations Club.
The bride was given in marriage
by her father and attended by Miss
Dolores May Penfield, as maid of
honor, and the Misses Ruth Tyers,
Shirley Rooney, Barbara Penfield
and Anice Hopwood, as bridesmaids.
Mr. Gene Violette was best ipan and
the ushers were Messrs. Philip
Frankenfeld, George Clafln, Homer
Kephart and Thomas Rooney. The
newlyweds are making their home
in Washington.
Items of Interest
Senator and Mrs. J. Howard Mc
Grath have returned to Washing
ton after spending the summer in
their Providence home. Senator
and Mrs. McGrath returned early
because their 10-year-old son, David,
has resumed his studies.
Mrs. Edward Everett Gann is back
in her Cleveland Park home after
visiting her niece, Mrs. George P.
George, in ’Sconset. She was ac
companied by Mrs. George’s daugh
ter, Mrs. Harrison Humphreys of
Memphis. Mrs. Humphreys spent a
fortnight here with Mrs. Gann be
fore going North, and she now has
returned to Memphis.
Mrs. Gann also visited her other
niece, Mrs. Webster Knight II, and;
Mr. Knight in their summer place
at Narragansett. The Knights live
in Providence during the winter. j
Mrs. Francis M. Curran and Miss
Mary B. Curran have returned home j
after spending 10 days in Atlantic
City.
Mr. ana Mrs. josepn r. Monaco
and their daughter, Mary Ellen,
have arrived home from a motor
trip through New England. While
in Massachusetts they were the
guests of Mr. Michael A. O’Leary
and while in Maine, the guests of
Miss Gertrude Sullivan.
Mr. and Mrs. Irving Coakley have
returned to their apartment in the
Westchester after spending part of
the summer at Brookside Farm,
their country home near Wakefield,
Va,
MRS. FUGITT.
Recently wed to Mr. John
Sheriff Fugitt, son of Mrs. Rita
S. Boyer of Seat Pleasant, Md„
and Mr. Edward D. Fugitt of
Washington, she is the former
Miss Irene Isabel Gonzalez,
daughter of Mrs. Lucie M.
Gonzalez and the late Mr.
Gonzalez.
| Sorority News |
Mrs. Raymond L. Suppes, newly
elected national treasurer of Alpha
Chi Omega, and Mrs. William H.
Cravens, retiring national treasurer,
will be guests of honor of the execu
tive board of the Alpha Epsilon
Alpha alumnae chapter at a buffet
supper at 6 pm. Sunday.
All Alpha Chi Omega alumnae in
the Washington area are invited to
attend the affair which will be held
in the home of Mrs. Gaines H.
Gough, 5502 Grove street, Chevy
Chase, Md. Reports, exhibits and
pictures of the national convention
held last summer will be included
on the supper program. Reserva
tions may be made with the chap
ter president, Mrs. J. Carney Howell.
The evening group of Delta Delta
Delta Sorority will be entertained
by Miss Jerry Chandler and Miss
Mary Aler, 2707 Adams Mill road
N.W., at a buffet supper at 7:30
pm. tomorrow. Miss Levenia Loder
Krill handle reservations.
Beta Sigma Phi City Council will
discuss plans for the middle eastern
area council meeting, scheduled for
October 4-5 at the Wardman Park
Hotel, at a meeting tonight in the
new sorority rooms , 1607 1 street
N.W. The 22 chapters here will be
hostesses at the area council session.
A IKIlCllt utuiuc spuusujcu uy
Delta Chapter ,of Beta Mu Sorority
will be held September 27 at the
Stansbury Lodge. Proceeds will be
used for the preparation of boxes of
food and clothing for overseas relief.
Contributions will be accepted at
the door, and members of the chap
ter, which is made up of alumni of
McKinley High School, will arrange
lor the articles to be sent to needy
families in Europe. Tickets may
be purchased at the door or through
Miss Grace Kefauver, chapter presi
dent.
Lyon Village Club
Plan Pall Meeting
Thp first fall meeting of the Wo
man’s Club of Lyon Village will be
a “club institute” at 8 p.m. Wed
nesday at the Community Metho
dist Church, Key boulevard and
North Bryan street, Arlington. Mrs.
William G. Watt and Mrs. James
Pope will be in charge.
Department chairmen for the
coming year have been announced
by Mrs. J. Raymond B. Hutchinson,
president of the club, as follows:
Citizenship, Mrs. Merwyn Mc
Knight; American home, Mrs. Jos
eph Reynolds; education, Mrs. Ar
buiu , line ai to*mciatuic,
Mrs. Charles Stanton; music, Mrs.
Walter Sanders, jr.; international
relations, Mrs. E. J. Peters; legisla
tion, Mrs. J. R. Hutchison; publicity,
Mrs. Watt; scrap book, Mrs. Hugo
Johnston; public welfare, Mrs. W.
Allan Hunter: Red Cross roll call,
Mrs. L. H. Blevins; peace service,
Mrs. Oren Lewis and Bridge, Mrs.
George Payne.
Other chairmen and appointed of
ficers include; Chaplain, Mrs. W. F.
Shaw; Civid Federation, Mrs. How
ard Murphy; finance and budget,
Mrs. B. H. Jarman; historian, Mrs.
S. N. Collins; hospitality, Mrs.
Charles W. Shlnnamon; sunshine,
Mrs. Wilbur Tubbs; membership,
Mrs. J. R. McGrifl; parliamen
tarian. Mrs. Robert Livingston; pro
gram, Mrs. E. T. Holland; telephone,
Mrs. Charles Fuechsel, and year
book, Mrs. Paul Rosenberger.
Members of Executive Committee
at large are Mrs. Walter Sanders,
sr„ Mrs. J. Harris and Mrs. C. M.
Chaffee, jr.
Four DAR Officers
To Attend Meeting
Four members of the Chevy Chase
Chapter, Daughters of the American
Revolution, serving on State com
mittees of the Maryland DAR, will
attend the State chairmen's meeting
in Annapolis tomorrow. They are
Mrs. Walter B. McEachern, genea
logical records; Mrs. Robert J. Boys,
national defense; Miss Byrd Belt,
Maryland room. Memorial Conti
nental Hall, and Mrs. William B.
Ingersoll, scholarship.
Others attending from the chapter
include the regent, Mrs. Alexander
M. Ashley; the first vice regent, Mrs.
Fenner B. Powell, and the second
vice regent, Mrs. Robert F. Sweeney.
The Peggy Stewart Tea Party
Chapter in Annapolis will be hostess
Dutch treat luncheon will follow the
; meeting, to be held in Carvel Hall.
Tivigs Sleet, Vote
1 Mrs. F. Hamilton Seeley was re
| elected president of the Twigs, jun
j ior auxiliary of the Alexandria Hos
j pital, at the opening meeting of the
j season. Elected to serve with her
jwere Mrs. William B. Knight, vice
I president, Mrs. Benjamin H. Me*
Elhinney, secretary, and Mrs. Anne
j Warfield, treasurer.
The orgaization operates a thrift
shop which sells second-hand arti
jcles to raise funds for the purchase
j of hospital equipment.
Bailey to Speak
Howard P. Bailey, assistant to the
managing editor of The Star, will
address the Credit Women’s Break
fast Club at 7:45 a m. Wednesday
at the Willard Hotel. Mr. Bailey
will speak on “Current World Af
fairs.”
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Founder
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advice on any problem pertaining to the Hair,
Scalp. Skin and Hands, absolutely without
charge.
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