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THE SUNDAY STAR, Washington, D, C.
SUNDAY. MAY 17, 1953
Service News
Gen., Mrs. Shepherd
Plan Reception
Gen. Butler's Sword to Be Presented;
News of House Guests and Happenings
By Evelyn M. Dent
The commandant of the Ma
rine Corps, Gen. Lemuel C. Shep
herd, jr„ and Mrs. Shepherd
will be hosts at a reception on
Friday in honor of Mrs. Smedley
Butler, widow of the famed
Marine general.
During the party, which will
be held in the commandant’s
house following one of the color
ful dress parades which the corps
performs so well, Mrs. Butler will
present Gen. Butler’s sword to!
the Marine Corps.
There will be one feature dur- ;
lng the presentation ceremony
that is of particular interest.
When the then Capt. Butler was
presented the sword in 1901 by
the citizens of Westchester, Pa.,
in appreciation of his gallant i
services in the capture of Tient- !
sin and Peking, China, in 1900,!
the Marine Band was there to!
play. At that time the band ;
was under the direction of Lt. i
William H. Santelmann, father j
of Lt. Col. William F. H. Santel- j
mann, present leader of the Ma- j
rine Band.
Same Program
Friday Col. Santelmann will
lead the band in the same pro- j
gram his father directed 52 years !
ago—“ General Heywood March” j
and “Stars and Stripes Forever.” j
One other selection was played
in 1901, “Home, Sweet Home.” j
That, however, was a special re- j
quest by Capt. Butler and was'
not on the program.
Mrs. Butler, who now makes
her home at Newtown Square,;
near Philadelphia, will be the;
house guest of the Shepherds
during her stay. There is sure j
to be much entertaining for Mrs. i
Butler while she is in town, as
she has many friends and rela
tives here.
Gen. and Mrs. Shepherd have
also issued invitations for dinner '
at home on Wednesday, May 27. 1
The assistant commandant of
Marines, Lt. Gen. Gerald C.
Thomas, and Mrs. Thomas expect
their son, Johnson, to arrive at
the end of the month from Mer
cersburg, Pa., where he has been
a student. Their daughter, Miss
Virginia Young Thomas, will
arrive about the some time from
Bryn Mawr following the close
of her freshman year.
The assistant commandant of
Marines for air, Maj. Gen. Wil- ;
liarn Oscar Brice, and Mrs. Brice*
are looking forward to being j
hosts to the general’s sister, Miss
Margaret Brice of Dallas, Tex.
Miss Brice is expected about
June 1 and will spend several
weeks here.
The quartermaster general,
Marine Corps. Maj. Gen. W. P. T.
Hill, and Mrs. Hill have issued
invitations for a 6-8 party in
their home at the Marine Bar
racks next Sunday in honor of
the Undersecretary of the Navy
and Mrs. Charles S. Thomas.
Maj. Gen. George Franklin
Good, jr„ liaison for Marine
Corps matters to the Chief of
Naval Operations and Mrs. Good,
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Good entertained at a 6-to-8 j
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; Capt. Good has recently returned j
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Before returning to Parris Is- i
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j stationed, the family, including j
! Capt. and Mrs. Good’s children, i
j George Franklin 4th and Harriet :
Richard Good, will all Journey to j
Wayne, Pa., to visit Mrs. Good, sr.;
The director of Marine Corps j
public information, Brig. Gen.!
: Verne J. McCaul, and Mrs. Me- j
! Caul have had as their house '
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erts of Los Angeles. Calif. Mr.!
Roberts and Gen. MoCaul are
old friends, having attended
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! gether.
Mr. and Mrs. Roberts are en
route home after a short stay
in Louisville for the Kentucky
Derby. From here they will go
to New York for several days
before returning to their home
' in Los Angeles.
Return From Vacation
Brig. Gen. and Mrs. Thomas
A. Wornham returned yesterday
i from a two-week vacation at
their home in Bluffton, S. C.
They are now at home in their
j apartment at the Berkshires.
Gen. Wornham is Marine Corps
i assistant chief of staff G-3.
Special assistant to Marine
Corps director of personnel, Col.
| Joseph W. JSarnshaw, and Mrs.
' Eamshaw will entertain at a
; small dinner at home on Thurs
day.
Their daughter, Joan, who is a
sophomore at the Santa Barbara
1 College, University of California,
j is expected about the middle of
June, and will spend the rest of
the summer at her parents’ home
in Arlington.
Aide-de-camp to the Marine i
Corps Commandant Lt. Col. I
Foster C. LaHue, and Mrs. La-
Hue are entertaining at their
home in Falls Church this after
noon.
The 5-to-7 o’clock affair will
find most of the ranking Marines
in Washington at the event.
Texas Parents Are House Guests
• Col. and Mrs. LaHue have had
as their house guests for the past
two weeks Mrs. LaHue’s par
ents, Dr. and Mrs. Richard B.
Holt of Fort Worth, Tex. They
left on Friday for Nashville,
Term.
Dc; and Mrs. Holt, who have
a summer camp on the outskirts
of Nashville, plan to stay there
for a short while before proceed
ing to their home in Fort Worth.
The assistant for Marine
Corps and aviation matters and
aide to the Chief of Naval Op
erations, Lt. Col. Sherman A.
Smith and Mrs. Smith will be
at home this evening from 6-
to-8 o’clock.
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Engaged to
Comdr. David Blackwell Rodman, U. S. N.
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U. S. N. He is the son of Mr.
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Seminary and was graduated
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son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter W.
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Tuesday at the Army Navy
Country Club. The luncheon will
be for the senior members. Mrs.
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