Doug's arrival news in Denton, Texas newspaper, 1-5-1951
Foreign Bride Ifraditioii Upset By Dentonite I By BECKY HfDER • Rtcoril-Chrmilrie Stuff Writer »Mvs. Ed Couto, niece of Miss ftuth Douglass, 1017 Oakland, reversed reversed the familiar pattern of boy bringing foreign bride back Ijome—Mrs. Couto not only returned returned to the United States as the wife of a Portugese husband, she brought R little Couto! Mr. and Mrs. Couto and son, Charles Douglass, are guests of Miss Douglass for several weeks. Mrs. Couto Is at home In Denton. J* rmerly Miss Darlene Douglass. •'•-> attended Texas State College !'- • Women for several summers 1 • • i'~y foreign service career ;<• '.--retflry to Lincoln MacVeagh, iV^-rfsador to Portugal. • A "foreign" courtship with Ed Cnu'o. flyer with a Portugese-own- ed flying service, ended in mar- rj:-.[je. The Canto's were separated %v Vltl n Mrs, Couto returned to the States to await the birth of her child. Couto had to remain in Portugal Portugal for his visa. During the return trip to tiie TJnited States, Charles Douglass Oouto was born on the Greek ship, Lea Hellas, Feb. 28, 1950. After manfully enduring 10 days on the high seas, Charles was put In an incubator on hia arrival In Mrs. Oouto'o hometown, Postville, Towa. '. The Coutos were reunited s \ ?. Sleeks ago when Couto arrived In ttls country.