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Nee Miss Beverly Marie Draucker
Miss Beverly Marie Draucker Weds
Horace Mitchell Hill, Jr., Dec. 22
The wedd'ng of Miss Beverley
Marie Draucker, of Newport
News, daughter of Mrs. William
Clay Draucker, of Crewe, and
the late Mr. Draucker, to Hor
ace Mitchell Hill, Jr., of Buck
ingham county, son of Mrs. Hor
ace Mitchell Hill of Brodnax,
and the late Mr. Hill took pace
at 4 p.m. in the Crewe Metho
dist Church.
The Fev. John T. Scarborough
The bride, given in marriage
by her brother, James Franklin
Draucker, of Falls Church, wore
a gown of ivory peau de soie
with Aiencon lace appliqued or.
a portrait neckline and long
sleeves. The waistline of the
molded bodice and modified bell
shaped skirt was encircled with
appliques of Aiencon lace, with
cathedral train.
Her full length veil of import
ed silk illusion tell from a satin
crown re-embroidered in seed
She carried her father's Bible
covered with matching peau de
soie and a tiaditional bouquet of
whte orchids, stephanotis, *and
white roses.
Mrs. Vincent Boyce Oglesby,
of Danville, was matron of hon
or. Other attendants were Mts.
Avery Upchurch, of Raleigh, N.
C. Mrs. Lee Walker, of Char
lottesville, and Mrs. S t e p he n
Waters and Miss Peggy Ann
Andrews of Newport News.
Fara Le gh and Jean Watkins
Fay, of Crewre. wrere flower
girls. The ring bearers were
Walter Hill and Mitchell Mose
ley, of Brodnax.
Vi'cent Boyce Oglesby, of
Danville, was best man. Ushers
were Harry p’oster Hayes and
William Clay Draucker, Jr., of
Richmond, Carol Lee Bridge
forth, of Winchester. Benjamin
Clayton Perkinson. of Crewe,
James Meade Anderson, Jr., of
Dillwyn and Raymond Daniels,
rf Narura.
Following' the ceremony, a re
ception was hold in the social
hall of the church.
After a trip to Miami. Fla.,
the couple will live in Bucking
Miss Frances Blair Durham
Engagement Of
Miss Durham
Is Announced
Mr. ami Mrs. Burl H. Durham.
Jr., of Wylie, Texas, have an
nounced the engagement of their
daughter. Frances Blair. of
Charlottesville, to Wilburn Tay
lor Duty. Jr., son of Mr. and
Mrs. W Taylor Duty, of Buck
Miss Durham is the grand
daughter of Mr. a".d Mrs. John
L. Lighkfoot, of Arvonia.
No dale lias been set for the
(ilH'tsls JJll t < it .1 i 11
At Pinner Ami
Bridge e-it md;iy
Guests of Mr. and Mrs A W
Covington. Jr., last week end
were her sister, Mrs. A .1
Mann, Mr and Mrs. L. G. Pen
land, of Waynesboro, Mr. and
Mrs. Bill Borum. of Burkevillc.
and Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Farm
er. Jr., of Richmond.
Mr. and Mrs. Mann former
residents of Farmville now liv
ing -n Martinsville, entertained
friends with a dinner and bridge
1‘irty at, the Hotel Wcyanoke on
Saturday night.
With Mr. and Mrs. Meade
Robertson in Danville on Christ
mas Day was Mrs. Walter Ed
wards. She joined her son and
daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Edwards, Jr., and children, of
W ivnesboro, there, at the home
of Mrs. Edwards Jr.'s parents.
Guests • of Mrs. George Fitz-!
gerald and Mr. Fitzgerald over
the week end were her daugh
ter. Mrs. Ralph Britton, and
children, Barbara and Bill, .and
Charlie Gray, all of Charlottes
Mi-, and Mrs. W. B. Overton
were guests of their daughter,
Mrs. Willis Jacobs, and Mr. Ja
cobs, in Hopewell oil Christmas
Also guests of the Jacobs were
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Overton.
Jr., .and son William. Mr. and
Mrs. Kenneth Overton and fami
ly, and Mr. and Mrs. DeRoy
: Colbert, of Washington.
i Mr. and* Mrs. Robeit Cram
•have returned to their home in
! Winter Haven. Fla., after spend
ting the holidays with her mother,
i Mrs. W. E. Anderson. Mrs. And
jerson, who recently underwent
jan eve operation is in Sont.h
side Community Hospital recup
1 crating.
Mrs. I. Gilbert Wood, of Roa
noke, spent the holiday with
Mr. and Mrs. ,1. B. Wall and
Mrs Virginia Wall. Miss Wall.
Mrs. Kathleen Cover-and Mrs.
Wood were in Baltimore for the
end of the week as guests of
Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Southerland,
and Mr. and Mrs. Snead Good
Miss Claire Bone left Saturday
for St. Petersburg. Fla. where
. she will be the guest of her
i niece, Mrs. A. M. Gregory.
Id Col. and Mrs. Frederick
w Hall and children. Fred S
and Allison Hall, were guests
during the holiday week end of
her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Lc
, land Hanford.
Col Mall has returned recent
lv trnm Korea -where he has
■-u vo-j ,as commanding oflicer
"1 M'e Eighth Army Long Lines
.'-igual Battalion jor the pa-a, i;>
months Oil and Mrs Hall will
now t>- m Hie Wa.i.lmigt.titi area
as Col Hatl will hr signal offi
cer for the Military District of
W-a slung ton
Dr. and Mrs Dudley Jaekson,
j of Balt-more. Md.. were holiday
guests of her m o t li e r. Mrs.
Thomas L. Lancaster, and Mr.
Dr and Airs. E. A. Crawford
have returned after spending the
holidays at Edisto Island, S. C.
Dr and Mrs. Francis B
Kimkans and son. Cliip. spent
the holidays with relatives in
Columbia, S. C.
Miss Mary Catherine Lancas
ter is spending the holidays with
her parents. Mr. and Mrs. J.
Guy Lancaster. She is a student
at Duke University, Durham,
N. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Ba'd
win and children, of Marion,
spent the holidays with his fath
er, Prank G. Baldwin.
Dr. Osvaldo N. Soto and fami
’v are spending the holidays in
Miami. Fla.
Mrs. C. Lloyd Arehart had as
holiday guest her sister-in-law.
Miss Pauline Arehart, of Prank
ford. W. V.a.
Mrs. Douglas Gee is visiting
her sister, Mrs. George Sands,
and Mr. Sands in Williamsburg.
Miss Agnps Watkins *s spend
ing the ho'idays in Richmond
with her sister, Mrs. Martha W.
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Price and
son, Gilbert, were in Norfolk
and Virginia Beach for the
Christmas holidays.
Dr. a’ d Mrs. J. H. Carpenter
1-,-^e returned to their home in
Howard county Md., after a
Christmas visit with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Bondurant.
Guests of John Arehart for the
holidays are Thurman Raeger,
of Pine Bluff, Ark., and Richard
Maybahm, of Rockville, Md.
They are all students at South
western College, Memphis, Tenn.
Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Ware, of
Washington. D. C„ were Christ
mas guests of her father.
George R. Rodgers, and Mrs.
Rodgers. Also their guests were
her son Carlton (D;ck> B. Noe'.
Mrs. Noel and their baby, Rich
ard Lee Noel, of Pulaski.
Mrs. Bertha Sayers, of Hunt
ington. W. Via., is spending
some time with her sister, Mrs.
John Shannon.
* • *
Mr. and Mrs. George Ander- ;
son. of Rale'gh. N. C., ard Mrs. :
William Goodfellow. of Rich- i
mond. were guests of Mrs. And- ■
orson’s mother Mrs. T. C. Cole- j
man, last week.
Miss Emilie Holladav of New
port News, is spending the holi
days at her home here.
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Allard.
Ill, and son. Ricky, of Virginia
Beach, are visiting her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Fulton.
Mr. and Mrs. Buford Parsons,
of Richmond, wore Christmas j
guests of her parents, Mr. and j
Mrs. J. G. Hudson.
C'a!< in events In >Irs. Ii?5en Mason at EX 2-55.2, between
the hours of 9 n.m. to f pan.
To Murry
Miss Humphries, J. L. Williams
Make Wedding Finns For June
Dr. and Mrs. Marion Kemper
Humphry's, Jr.. of ;>• i: >■,
Charlottesville, have am.oire. ;l
the engagement of th.-ii riniwh
ter. Betty Forbes, to John Lane
bourne Wilburn. . .-.r. o| M". sad
Mrs. E. Otto N. Williams, of
The bride-elect is a gradunif
of St. Anne's School in Char’ot
tesville. She attended Wells Col
lege in. Aurora. N. Y.. for two
years and expects to graduate
from the University of North
Carolina. Chapel Hill, in June.
Miss Humphrit s a membt r f
Kappa Kappa Gamma social
i jroi ny.
Mis.- Humphries is a great
n; i if the late N. B. Davidson
slid her father is a former resi
dent of Parmville.
Mr. Williams is a graduate of
St. Christopher's School, Rich
mond and tire University of Vir
. ia where lit was a member
of Beta Theta Pi social frater
nity. if has recently completed
his active duty with the United
Sta’os ?v'I;irii:.' Crops Reserve.
A Juu' wedding is planned.
Frederic von Beckcrath, of Hamburg.
Germany, la'.ks on the subject of organs to
interested musi:- personnel jik| s.udents In
I.oiiriH'oud < idles* 's .iur.TKU! Mall.
Noted Organ Builder Gives Tips
To Students On Organ Buying
Rudolph von Bcckcrath. noted
German ornan builder, visited
Lotipwofxl College on Thursday
and Friday oi the past work. In
Europe, as well as Canada inn
the United stales, von Beckerath
is known as an authority on oi -
nan desisn and acoustics, Ho
was invited to the nJii -r as a
Chi 1 bursdav c\p|unu, he spoke
pi the musae committee oj the
F'ammllr Presbyterian Church ;
He direustard the importance of
sound development ajid the fvpe
of room ’vhieli is desir d for
musical purposes. It is inlerrst
ins to knmv that weP.-desn".’ed
rooms do ao' need elaborate mic- j
rophones for the use of the1
minister, acoustical rile, thick
rugs, and heavy curtains a r «>
some of th ’ common deterrents
for good resonance in church
Von Bechirath talked to the
locan students, members of the
Muse Department, and guests
of tin' coilegr in mi opi ii m< o|
ing on Friday morning a* II am i
Tiio purpose of the mooting v ai
to share lux widr knowledge -■ 1111
ax many parsons* as poxuhlr.
Tins* experienced biuJd*r t >!d
lux audience thry could plav a
vital part m their commum’v hv
helping to rhoose a. cnnd on.::::
when Uir purchase of onp i r
mg considered by re side id A
j.:..oiwi electronic organ, after :i
penod of 1 e* years, would : c
qmre : o poiyh r e p a i r md
rvon11::11 rrrlaoo’.n.onf that n a
Ml year period iho church would!
have paid for a ooo ovy.,;:.
Built hy ,'onieonr who knows
how. i! should last too or c• -u
200 years. A good, small prac
tice organ with pipes can be
purchased for S3.no t. he- si :d.
including freight from H mbm-.
An flec Ironic organ has a me
clianical action and the player
can not put as much expression
of himself in the miuc. On the
hand. in t-lir medium or
i ii ' or , in. |.l 10 player !> a s
•■on'! nl am! makes Iho music
himself an. v.-ith finger a tv* pedal
Ji'-Jm Hi. wind coming thronrh
is i'I djiinent quahtv. more
vibiant.• nvu'i alive. he added.
lii condition, hr ;.;nd *,1..
present da." <>rgju is more .ipt
rd to traditional music — sound:,
more as the composer lie art) it
than in the instrument o! .>o
years ago
Keireiit.lv. von BerhopytH by.
<’omplrt: d ;■ r organ for tli > first
f’re.-.tiyionaii Chuioh in Winiv;.*
|)(’v. fi.tti.nh. Hjs instrument.- at
St. Paul's Cathedral in Pitts
burgh. Pa., is considered to be
one of the great organs in the
'•ud’d Stater. The University of
Richmond has an excellent or
gan In tilt, by you Beckerath's
company about three years a/ro.
This organ may be seen a 11 d
h e a r d m Caimon Memorial
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Imbo
den, of Pulaski, left Saturday to
spend the winter in Florida aft
er visiting their daughter, Mrs.
Donald Drake, and Mr. Drake
for the holidays.
Ensign W. Cabell Fitzpatrick
is spending the holidays with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C.
Fitzpatrick. He will shortly re
turn to the Navy Supply Corps
School at Athens, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Carroll
and daughter, Peggy Lou, of
Roanoke, and Lt. D. J. Carroll,
Jr., and family, of Jacksonville,
Fla., were guests of their
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carroll,
during the Christmas holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Jones
were guests of their son-in-law
and daughter, M,r. and Mrs. W.
N. Cunningham, in Mechanics
ville over the week end. The
Cunninghams spent Christmas
Day with the Joneses and their
son, Mike, will stay with his
grandparents, here, until New
In Richmond with her brother
and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Nathan Womack, was Mrs. E.
S. Walker, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter G. Rob
ertson and Mr. and Mrs. W. C.
Fitzpatrick, accompanied by Mr.
and Mrs. Richard Robertson and
daughter, Betty Bruce, of Chapel
Hill, N. C., Walter G. Robertson,
Jr., ar.d Ensign W. Cabell Fitz
patrick. Jr., attended a Christ
mas family dinner party at the
Douglas A. Robertson home at
Lynchburg, on Christmas Day.
j Mrs. Walter Edwards was in
! Waynesboro on Sunday to attend
: the installation of her son. Wal
! ter Edwards, Jr., as a deacon
in the First Presbyterian Church,
• • •
Mr. ar.d Mrs. Frank Jones
spent Saturday in Lynchburg
with her brother-in-law and sis
ter, Mr. and Mrs. Smith Tweedy.
They and Mrs. J. T. Bear, also
of Lynchburg, accompanied
them home and were their guests
overnight on Saturday. Mr. and
I Mrs. Jones and guests attended
1 the christening of their grand
j daughter, Sarah Ann Carson
| Hurt, at St. Luke's Episcopal
! Church, Blackstone. on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Jones,
: accompanied by M,r. and Mrs.
G. B. Cook, of Dillwyn, have re
turned from Florence, S. C., aft
er spending the holidays with
Mr. and Mrs. Preston Cook, son
and daughter-in-law of the Cooks.
50th Anniversary
“Open House”
At Gold Hill
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Berger,
: of Buckingham county, celebrat
ed their 50th wedding anniver
sary with “Open House" on Sun
day, Dec. 22, from three to six
Their daughter, Mrs. Lloyd
Pierce, of Hatton, and her fam
ily. and their three sons and
their families were present,
along with many friends and
I relatives.
! The sons are Henry Berger, of
' Richmond, Frank Berger, Jr., of
Ashland, and Andrew Berger, of
Ellerson. They have seven grand
children. Mr. and Mrs. Berger
were married in Cumberland
county and have lived at Gold
Hill for about 30 years. Mrs.
Berger was the former Miss
Emma Pipjurigc.
DEC. 31 - JAN. 4
COMING JAN. 5-6-7-8
■- ■
The former Miss Joyce Page Spencer
Miss Spencer, Mr. Ellingsicorth
United In Double Ring Ceremony
Miss Joyce Page Spencer,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Hugh Spencer, of Burke
vllle, became the bride of John
Rosser Ellingsworth, of Newport
The double ring ceremony was
performed by the Rev. Wil
liam D. Gravatt at Burkeville
Baptist Church, on Dec. 28, U
3 p.m.
Given in marriage by her fath
er. the bride wore a “Flink"
original gown of bouquet taffeta
Guests on Christmas Day of
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Crenshaw
were Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Fit:;,
of Chase City: Mrs. Herman
Collins, of Keysville. and Sgt.
Robert Glenn, of Cumberland,
and Miss Billie Dawn Crenshaw,
of Richmond.
Mrs. P. M. Fleetwood ai d Miss
Marjorie Fleetwood, of Jackson,
N. C.. have returned home afte:
visiting her son and daughter
in-law. Mr. and Mrs. James M.
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie B. Gil
j liam and children, cf Annandale,
; were overnight guests of his
I parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Gil
liam, en route to Elizabeth City
Where he has been transferred.
They will make their home at
Virginia Beach.
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This offer applies to all pieces in all desigr.r. A t^mpt"
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$253.52. All prices include Federal Ta\. ('»,„>' in
Budget terms, of course.
fashioned with a high scoop
neckline and long sleeves form
ing wedding points at the hand.
The full back skirt rc.se high in
an obi sash caught with a full
blown rose It was re-embroid
ered with Alencon lace appli
ques on ski: ■ and bodice. The
skirt swept to the back into a
chapel train and her veil was
of Brussels lace. She carried an
orchid on a Bible with stephano
Mrs. William Doyle Robinson,
of Richmond, sister of the bride,
was ma'ron of honor. Bride ,
maids w re M'ss Barbara June
Stafford, of Norfolk. Miss Mary
Paulette Ellingsworth. of Ni w
port News, sister of the groom.
Miss Christine Davis Suiteivr
and Miss Dcb-a I.; an Nor.—
worthy, both of Hampton.
r> s: : r V ■ ’ . it: ■ ! Me
bridegroom. Groomsmens
John Horace Stafford, of . Noe
folk. Karl Lambroff and Harry
Frederick Mann, both of Hamp
ton. and William Doyle Robin
son, of Richmond.
Jessie Sue V a u e h a n was
flower gild, and James Douglas
Carey was ring bearer.
A reception was held in the
social hall of the church.
After a northern wedding trip,
the couple will make their home
in Hampton.

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