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Society News
Official and Resident Capital Society
Enliven News of Late Summer Season
Gen. and Mrs. Hoyt S. Vanden
berg and Gen. and Mrs. Carl
Spaatz were among the guests at
the luncheon given at the Shore
ham yesterday given by the mem
bers of tha 31st Fighter Group,
which is holding its second bi
annual reunion in Washington.
Others at the luncheon were Lt.
Gen. and Mrs. Lauis Norstad, Col.
and Mrs. Fred M. Dean, Col. and
Mrs. W. A. Daniel, Col. Carroll
McColpin. Lt. Col. and Mrs. Clark
Proctor, Maj. and Mrs. Rolland G.
Lamensdorf, Brig. Gen. and Mrs.
D. C. Strother, Col. and Mrs.
Stubbs and Lt. Col. and Mrs. C.
W. Payne.
Saturday evening members of
the group gave a dinner dance in
<he terrace banquet room of the
Shoreham and on Friday after
noon there was a large cocktail
party at the Army Navy Country
The Pakistan Ambassador and
Mrs. Ispahani are motoring north
and do not expect to return until
after the Labor Day holiday.
Mrs. George Haselton and her
so#, Mr. George Haselton, have
been at the Fitzwilliam Inn New
Hampshire for the past three
• weeks making this old inn their
headquarters for the summer.
They are touring through Ver
mont and Massachusetts and ex
pect to return to town at the
end of August.
Navy Capt. and Mrs. Howard
Cavender Bemet will have as their
guest late this sunjmer or early
fall the latter’s mother, Mrs.
Richard Daniels Guthrie of Fort
Madison, Iowa. Mrs. Guthrie is
coming to make the acquaint
ance of her newest grandson,
William Christian Bemet, bom
August 7. Capt and Mrs. Bemet
have two older sons, Howard
Cavender, jr., and James Guthrie.
Mrs. Bemet formerly was Miss
Agnes Ellen Guthrie and spent
much of her girlhood in Wash
Miss Mary-Stuart Price is visit
ing her cousins, Miss Mary Damon
and Mr. James Damon at Merry
Waters, the home'of their parents,
Dr. and Mrs. Virgil Green Damon
near Tuxedo Park, N. Y. Miss
Damon was a debutante in Wash
ington several years ago and has
been a frequent visitor of Miss
Price and her parents, Capt. and
Mrs. Allen Ingram Price.
Miss Marianne Kochli, Miss
Marilyn Magee and Miss Patricia
Igoe, the latter of Fairfax, left
today to spend a week at Ocean
City, Md.
Miss Lottie May Griffith and
her sister. Miss Frances Griffith of
Richmond, have gone to Atlantic
City for the remainder of the
Exclusively Yours,
— " i.. -m, By Betty Beole
All of Famed Nehru Family to Be Here;
A New Name for Washington Revealed
The parade of foreign peVson
alities, potentates, and premiers to
this, our own city and world capi
tal, will pep up interest this fall.
Following the forthcoming visit
of British officials, Sir Stafford
Cripps and Ernest Bevin—India's
Premier, Jawaharlal Nehru, will
come to Washington to talk about
the Pacific Union and finances, of
course. He will arrive here on the
11th of October accompanied,
among others, by his daughter and
only child, Mrs. Indira Gandhi.
If he remains over here as long
as two weeks, the whole able Nehru
family will be in this country at
the same time.
The great Indian leader has only
two sisters, Mme. Pandit, the In
dian Ambassador here, and Mrs.
Raja Hutheesing, the former
Krishna Nelyu, who is known to
* her friends by the nickname,
Betti. She and their two young
sons are coming to America in
October. They will leave India on
the 7th to fly to London where
they will take their boys on a
whirlwind tour of historic points
before embarking on the 15th for
New York. They are due to land
there the 19th when there will be
more sightseeing before coming
down to Washington.
Once in the Capital the two
sons will probably be ensconced
in the embassy with their fond
Ambassadorial aunt, and may
enter a school here, but Betti,
author and lecturer will 'whip
out at once through the country
on a speaking tour.
When last in Washington in
the spring of 1947 Betti had al
ready written, “With No Regrets.”
Her autobiography, it tells the
story of her famous family, the
influence of Mahatma Gandhi on
it, her travels abroad, etc. Her
husband, Raja, who is associated
with a newspaper in Bombay, will
Join his wife here later.
A society writer, or, for that
matter, anybody addicted to jour
nalism in this vicinity, has time
and again scratched the bottom
of the barrel for a synonym for
“Washington.” The most fre
quently used alternative is “the
—Southall Photo.
Miss Veva Dolores Bowles was
married yesterday to Mr. Robert
James Hack, the wedding taking
place in the East Washington
Heights Baptist Church with the
Rev. Cooper officiating at the
ceremony at 1 o’clock.
The bride is the daughter of
Mr- and Mr. Thomas D. Boyles
and the bridegroom is the son of
Mrs. James Enis of New York and
Mr. John J. Hack of Washington.
Redding Date
Mr. and Mrs. Philip Lerman an
nounce the engagement of their
daughter, Anita, to Mr. Frank
Nacht, son of Mr! and Mrs. Ben
jamin Nacht. The wedding will
t place, September 3 in New
Xfgfc City. _
Fill Wedding
A fall wedding is being planned
by Miss Alma Jean Tippens and
Mr. Charles L. Ooldsten whgse en
gagement is announced by, her
mother, Mr. Louise R. Tippens of
Anderson, S. C. Mr. Ooldsten is
the son of Air. and Mrs. Joseph
Goldsten of Charlottesville.
Capital," and on the informal side
one can always fall back on "the
home town." “the local scene," etc.
A brand new name for this lo
cality has just been donated by
New York. I was taking leave of
the Big City last week by way of
La Guardia Airport and I walked
that extra mile to the place where
you check your baggage. “Where
to?” asked the handsome young
man in a blue uniform. “Wash
ington," was my quick retort.
Then with a friendly abandon he
turned to his assistant and called,
“One — to Truman’s Paradise!”
That’s one synonym I hadn't
thought of.
And the remark that best de
scribes Capitalites’ point of view
came from a popular divorcee here
the other day. Somebody asked
the lady in question if .she were
going to a certain party that in
volved some inconvenience in get
ting to. “Oh my, yes.” she replied,
revealing the typical Washington
outlook, “I wouldn’t miss a party
if I could help it.”
Then she added, “The epitaph
on my tombstone will read: ‘God
invited her and she could go!’”
Three Brides
Seventh-Day Adventist churches
in Michigan, Ohio and Maryland
were the scenes of weddings yes
terday that are of particular in
terest to residents of Takoma
In Michigan the bride was Miss
Evelyn Marie McKinzie, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. John McKin
zie of Flint. She was married to
Mr. Brian Roenfelt, son of the
Rev. and Mrs. Irwin Erhart Roen
felt of Takoma, Park, with the
Rev, Roenfelt officiating at the
Miss Naomi Marie Vartenuk,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George
Vartenuk, was the Ohio bride, her
marriage to Mr. George Charles
Dart of Takoma Park taking place
in Akron. This wedding also was
one at which the father •©$ the
bridegroom officiated. He is the
son of the Rev. and Mrs. Archa
O. Dart.
The marriage of Miss Mabel
Ellen Shultz, daughter of Mrs. O.
E. Shultz of Uniontown, Pa., to
Mr. Don M. Wolfe, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Clayton Wolfe of Toledo,
took place in Hyattsville with the
Rev. Andrew J. Robbins officiating
at the ceremony.__
Mr. and Mrs. George J. Gill
have announced the engage
men of their daughter, Mary
Frances, to Mr. Richard Raoul
Bockover of Baltimore, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Bock
over of JoppcP, Md. The wed
ding will take place the latter
part of August.
—Harris & Ewing Photo.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hyde
Thompson have announced
the engagement of their
daughter, Dorothy Morse, to
Cadet Francis King, son of
Col. and Mrs. Archibald King
of Georgetown. The wedding
will take place next June fol
lowing Cadet King’s gradua
tion from the United States
Military Academy.
—Glogau Photo. f
In the Parade of Brides
Miss Patricia Ann Sarle, daugh
ter of the head of special farm
statistics in the.Bureau of Agri
culture Economics and Mrs.
Charles P. Sarle, was married
Saturday to Mr. Patrick Henry
Daoust, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter
William Daoust of Bay City, Mich.
The wedding took place in Michi
gan and Mr. aqti Mrs. Daoust will
be at home after Monday at 1717
Burns street, Detroit.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Talbott
of Arlington,' announce the recent
marriage of th%ir daughter, Chris
tine, to Mr. Dean Colby Black
well, son of Mrs. Ruth E. Black
well of Washington. The wedding
took place in Arlington and Mr.
and Mrs. Blackwell will be at
home after September 15 in
The marriage of Miss Blanche
Gertrude Smith, daughter of Mrs.
John J. Sullivan of Lynn, Mass.,
to Mr. Louis Martin Domeratsky
took place recently at Gladacres,
the home of the latter’s parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Domeratsky in
McLean, Va., the Rev. Horace C.
Lukens officiating.
Miss Marie Savage, daughter of
i Mr. and Mrs. Dean Savage, was
j married recently to Mr. Donald
Wing Sawtelle, jr., son of Mr. and
Mrs. Sawtelle. The wedding took
place in the Congress Heights
Baptist Church._
Mrs. Charles Walton Bolgiano
announces the engagement .of her
daughter, Frances Elizabeth, to
Mr. Gordon Robert Smith, son of
| Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Nevel
Smith of Silver Spring,
j The bride-elect is a senior at
l Wilson College in Chambersburg,
Pa., and her fiance is a member
! of the senior class at Maryland
I University.
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| Emily Post
A business man’s secretary
writes: “What I want to know is
whether I should excuse myself
every time I have to interrupt my
employer’s conversation with a
visitor? It seems abrupt and ill
mannered to go in and stand
there wtihout saying anything: on
the other hand, perhaps it may
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you just stand within a short dis
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turns his attention to you. You
then give him the message. Of
imurse, if you have a message that
is urgent, you would have to say,
“Excuse me, Mr. Jones. Long dis
tance calling.”
Orphan's Wedding Invitations
Dear Mrs. Post: Should my
grandfather send out my wedding
invitations, or one of my four
brothers—all unmarried? My par
ents are not living.
Answer: Your grandfather
would be the proper person unless
he has taken no especial interest
in you, and one of your brothers
has. In this case, you may choose
this particular one.
Keep Bridal Bouquet
Dear Mrs. Post: If the bride
prefers to keep her bridal bouquet,
does custom still make it neces
sary Tor her to throw it to her
bridesmaids when she leaves the
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Answer: The custom of throw
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