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Society News
Visitors Here Enjoying Cool Weather;
New Haitian Ambassador Received
By Katharine M. Brooks
This summer with its cooling
breezes will give the National
Capital an excellent reputation as
a summer resort. Among the visi
tors at this time are the former
Chairman of the Governing Board
of the Pan American Union. Dr.
Antonio Rocha, who is accom
panied by his daughter, Senorita
Blanca Rocha. They are staying at
the Mayflower and Dr. Rocha
visited the.Pan American Union
yesterday to present to its library
his recent book “Evidence in
Law.’’ Dr. Rocha was chairman of
the Governing Board while the
late Dr. Leo S. Rowe was Dilec
tor General and before the Pan
American Union was enlarged
into its present Organization of
American States. Since serving
his government in Washington.
Dr. Rocha has been president of
the Supreme Court of Justice in
Colombia and now is dean of the
law school at the National Uni
versity in Bogota.
Yesterday was a holiday for
the Colombian embassy as the
new President of that country,
> Laureano Gomez, took the oath
of office. He established a prece
dent in taking the oath from the
Supreme Court instead of before
the Congress which is not in ses
Miss Kidwell
Wed in South
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley R. Kidwell
of Arlington, announce the mar
riage of their daughter, Lt. Mary
Ann Kidwell, to Lt. Paul Joseph
McDonnell, Sunday, July 30. The
wedding took place at Keesler Air
Force Base at Biloxi, Miss., Chap
lain R. F. Wills officiating.
Mr. Kidwell gave his daughter
in marriage and she was attended
by her sister, Mrs. Herman L.
Bushong, jr. Capt. J. B. Howell j
was best man for Lt. McDonnell, j
The reception was held in the
White House Hotel at Biloxi and
after their honeymoon the bride
returned to Brooke General Hos
pital at Fort Sam Houston w here,
November 1, she will complete her
dietetic internship.
sion although m other years the
Congress has convened on July
20, the anniversary of Colombia’s
Another visitor from the South
is Senor Raul J. Calvo of Panama
who is visiting Senora de Calvo,
secretary of the Inter-American
Commission of Women. Accom
panying Dr. Calvo to Washington
was their daughter, Senorita
Gloriela Calvo, and they are stay
ing at the Chastleton.
The new Haitian Ambassador,
Mr. Gustave Laraque, was re
ceived by the President yester
day. The Ambassador came to
Washington a short time ago ac
companied by his eldest daughter.
Mile. Moneque Laraque and they
will be joined the end of the
week by Mme. Laraque and two
younger daughters. The Ambas
sador formerly served as Ambas
sador to Chile, Peru and Mexico
and since leaving Mexico City
has been in his homeland. Mme.
Laraque and the younger mem
bers of the family remained in
Mexico and are en route from
that country to Washington.
Other new envoys to this Capi
tal who will be here in the next
few weeks are the Ambassador
designate of Iran, Mr. Nasrollah
Entezam and the newly appointed
Israeli Ambassador, Mr. Aubrey
Eban. Ambassador Entezam was
his country’s representative to the
United Nations and at this time is
in Geneva attending a confer
ence. He will come to this coun
try at the conclusion of those
When Ambassador Entezam ar
rives the Counselor of the em
bassy, Mr. Gholam Abbas Aram,
who has been Charge d’Affaires
since the former Ambassador, Mr.
Hussein Ala, went home early in
May, also will return to Iran. Mr.
Aram will have duty in the For
eign Office, serving again under
Mr. Ala, who now is Minister of
Foreign Affairs.
The recently named envoy from
Israel and Mme. Eban and young
Eli, their son, are in their home
land and plan to come to the
United States by plane within an
other fortnight. The Ambassa
dor also has served as representa
tive to the United Nations.
Marriages Announced
The Falls Church with the Rev.
Francis W. Hayes, jr., officiating
was the scene of the recent wed
ding of Miss Helene M. Purcell,
daughter of Mrs. Logan J. Puroell
and the late Mr. Purcell, and Mr,
Shrive^ N. Ramsey, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Osman Ramsey.
Following the reception held in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ram
, sey, the couple left on a wedding
*» trip to Florida. On their return
they will make their home in
JFiurlington, Va.
A* marriage of interest to Wash
, logtomans took place July 29 in;
* Louisville when Misg Caroline
I Storyoyes, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Preston Pope Joyes of that!
city, became the bride of Mr.
William Robert Cory, son of Dr.
and Mrs. Ernest Neal Cory of
College Park, Md. The Rev. Frank
H. Caldwell officiated.
Mrs. Joyes Northcutt was ma
tron of honor for her sister and
the groom’s brother, Mr. Ernest
Neal Cory, jr., was best man. After
a honeymoon in Leland, Mich.,
Mr. and Mrs. Cory will live in
Miss Mary Elizabeth Keating,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
^ W. Keating, became the bride of
l Mr. Henry Irving Altman of this
jf city, son of Mrs. Edward Nathan
ft son of Brookline, Mass., in Burrell
* Hall Calvary Baptist Church,
1’ Tuesday, July 25. The Rev. Clar
I ence Cranford officiated.
S' Mr. Keating* escorted his daugh
ter to the altar, and Miss Jean
• Melnick was maid of honor. The
groom’s brother, Mr. Arthur Alt
man, was best man, and Mr. John
W. Carter and Mr. Richard Buffin i
| were ushers. Mr. and Mrs. Alt-1
man are now in Bermuda. They
will also tour the New England
States before returning to this
The Blessed Sacrament Church
was the scene of the recent wed
ding of Miss Elizabeth Anne Key
j ser, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
George A. Keyser of Chevy Chase,
and S/Sergt. Daniel A. Ball,
U. S. A. F., the Rev. Charles Gor
man officiating. ■>, 5 4
The bride's father escorted her
to the altar and her sister. Miss
Carolyn Keyser, was maid of j
honor, and Donna Weeks was the
fl,®wer girl. Mr. George geyser,
jr:, was best man.
Mr. and Mrs. Ball will live at
2950 Legation street, Chevy Chase.
Here to Meet
Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Curtis
have come from their home in
Winnetka, 111., to visit the former's
son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. Darwin O’Ryan Curtis and
make the acquaintance of the
latter’s son, Randall Kingman
Curtis, who was born Sunday. The
senior Mr. and Mrs. Curtis are
I staying at the Shoreham.
Mrs. Curtis, jr„ mother of the
i baby, formerly was Miss Anne
Kingman, daughter of Mrs. John
J. Kingman and the late Brig.
Gen. Kingman. Mrs. Curtis was
presented in Washington and her
marriage to Mr. Curtis took place
here in June 1949.

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—Southall Photo.
Miss Evelyn Jane Fletcher,
daughter of Mrs. James W.
Fletcher and the late Mr. Fletcher,
was married July 28 to Mr.
George Edward Scott, son of Mrs.
Vaughn Creamer and the late Mr.
George E. Scott. The wedding
took place in St. John’s Episcopal
Church, Georgetown, and the Rev.
Paul W. Stoutsenberger officiated
at the ceremony.
—Southall Photo.
The marriage of Miss Kath
erine Idora Fuller, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Fuller
of Mount Rainier, to Mr. Robert
M. Verdin, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Robert M. Verdin, also of Mount
Rainier, took place July 28 in
the First Baptist Church there.
The Rev. Charles J. Sheets offi
ciated at the ceremony.
—Hessler Photo.
Miss Loretta Mann, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Orrin R. Mann, be
came the bride recently of Mr.
William Lloyd Tanner, son of
Mrs. Myrtle K. Tanner of Akron.
Ohio. The wedding took place in
the bride’s home, the Rev. Marion
S. Michael officiating. The couple
are making their home here.
Miss Nancy Lee Kirby, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond E.
Kirby of Landover Hills, Md„ and
Mr. Ronald Ernest Perry, son of
Mr. Roland Perry of Morningside,
Md., were married July 22 in
Ryland Methodist Church. The
Rev. Melvin E. Lederer officiated.
The couple will make their home
in Washington. j
Flint-Clarke Cereruqny Held
Mrs. C. Worrall Clarke of' St.|
Louis. Mo., and Palm Beach,, •£&;
Ht of New fZ& I
and Washington were married Atl-!
gust 4 in St. Adlans Chapel in i
South Dartmouth, Mass.
The former Mrs. Clarke is thej
daughter of Mrs. Beard wonraii
* —ton and her husband is
the late Dr. Austin
__ New York.
Mr. and Mrs. Flint will be at
home after November 1 at 2206
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Made Known
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph William
Roberts of Wilmington, Del., an
nounce the engagement of their
daughter, Ruth, to Dr. William
Laird Sager, son of Mrs. Wash
ington Budd Sager and the late
Dr. Sager of Danville, Va.
Miss Roberts is a graduate of
the Wilmington General Hospital
School of Nursing. Dr. Sager was
graduated from the School of
Medicine of the University of .Vir
The wedding will take place
September 23 in the Western
Presbyterian Church.
The engagement of Miss Nancy
Gaye Eshleman to Mr. James Rus
sell Hamilton is announced by her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. Melton
Eshleman. Mr. Hamilton is the
son of Mrs. Margaret M. Hamilton
of Washington and Mr. Russell F.
Hamilton of Cleveland.
Miss Eshleman , was graduated
from the College'of Home Eco
nomics of the University of Mary
land in June. Her fiance attended
George Washington University.
An early fall wedding is
Announcement has been made,
by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Alpheus
Stickney of Lancaster, Mass., for
merly of Rockville, of the engage
ment of their daughter, Barbara
Pierpont, to Mr. Thomas George,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Black
George, of Bronxville, N. Y. A
September wedding is planned.
The bride-elect is a member of
the class of 1952 at Smith College.
While a resident of Rockville, she
attended Woodrow Wilson High
School and Gordon Junior High.
Her sister, Mrs. William Michael
Galvin, jr., resides in Hyattsville.
Mr. George, now a senior at
Amherst College, was graduated
from the McDonogh School in Mc
Donogh, Md.
Mr. and Mrs. John C. Becher
are celebrating their fifth wedding
anniversary. Mr. Becher is a resi
dent member of the acting com
pany of the Olney Theater, and
Mrs. Becher is personal secretary
to Mr. Richard Skinner, co-pro
ducer of the theater.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H.
Reynolds of Lyon Village,
Arlington, have announced the
engagement of their daughter,
Miss Judson Kent Reynolds,
to Mr. Charles H. Cannon, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Charles B.
Cannon of Avon Park, Fla. Mr.
Cannon is a graduate of South
eastern University. The wed
ding will take place in the
early spring.
—Morton-Roland Photo.
Additional Society
on Page B-6
Emily Post
A young woman wonders what
this young man meant: “A dear
friend of mother’s who lives in a
nearby city in which I teach dur
ing the school months was driven
over to see us by her nephew.
When they left he said to me, ‘Do
you want my address? Sometime
if you call me I’ll come by to see
you.’ Was that proper?”
What he said was most un
usual. What he should have asked
was, ‘‘May I telephone you some
day and ask to come out to see
you?” •
Only One Reasonable Explanation
Dear Mrs. Post: We recently
celebrated our first wedding anni
versary and some of our friends
sent congratulatory cards and
wire? to my husband’s office in
stead of here to our house. Wasn’t
this wrong?
Answer: Although not correct,
it could hardly be called wrong.
The probable explanation Is that
they were not certain of your
home address.
Wedding Table Decorations
Dear Mrs. Post: What are the
proper table decorations for a
wedding breakfast? This will be
limited to the families and every
one seated at one large table. May
any color be used on this table
even when the bride is wearing
all white?
Answer: White should be the
only color. White flowers prob
ably. and of course there should
be a wedding cake with white
icing placed in front of the bride
and groom.
Mrs. Post is sorry she cannot
answer personal mail, but if your
question is what to serve for a
bridge party, a child's party or
sit-down wedding breakfast, you,
will find help in her leaflet E-,5,
“Menus for Every Occasion." To
obtain a copy, send 10 cents in
coin to her, do The Evening Star.
P. O. Box 99, Station G, New York
19. N. Y.
In the News
The Misses Alice and Priscilla
Parker have motored to Florida
where they are guests of Gen. and
Mrs. W. L. Richardson at Lone
Range Proving Ground at Cocoa,
Fla. They will be away a fort
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