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—Photo by Henley's MISS JANET ELIZABETH WICKERSHA\A-Her betrothal to Jomes William Gillum was told Gt three lovely Thanksgiving v.eek offoirs. A late spring wedding is planned. MISS WICKERSHAM, JAMES GILLUM TO WED; BETROTHAL PARTIES HELD That attractive Janet Elizabeth Wickersham will wed James William Gillum in the late spring, was the news conveyed at three Thanksgiving week gatherings. The betrothal was told to 90 Delta Gamma Sorority sisters at University of Arizona Arizona when Janet passed the candy Monday night, and showed her ring. The announcement announcement was made to 17 members of the family at a dinner Thursday at the home of an aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. James Walton, 2217 19th St. bride- 1 On Friday the elect's mother revealed the I lege and University of Arizona news to 30 close friends of her daughter at a coffee at the family residence, 104 Oleander Ave. Widely Known Families Interest centers in the engagement engagement because of the popularity of the couple, both of whom ai-e members of pioneer Bakersfield families. Janet, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Crosby Wickersham, is the granddaugh ler of the late C. W. Wickersham and Mrs. Maude Wickersham, founders of Wickersham's Jew- elrj- Co., and of Mrs. C. V. Anderson, Anderson, 100 Oleander Ave., and the late Atty. C. V. Anderson. Mr. Glllum's parents arc Mrs. Chloren B. Shlflet of Coolidge, Ariz., and S. N. Gillum of Martinez, Martinez, former residents of Bakersfield. Bakersfield. His grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. James Gillum, 1529 Grace St., and Mrs. William D. Worthlngton, of Bowling Green, Mo. At her sorority house, where Janet Js treasurer, the news was revealed through the clever use of three boxes, the ring being in the third opened by the president, who also found and read an appropriate appropriate verse. At Friday's coffee, coffee, the betrothal was made kno\ni on dainty white and gold wedding bells. The home was appointed appointed with fall flowers, yellow cbr>-£anthemums predominating. Janet Is enrolled in a liberal arts course at the University. She is a second generation Bakersfield Bakersfield High School and Bakersfield grammar school pupil, as both her mother and father attended the local schools. The romance is the culmination of a high school friendship. Janet was president of ValkjTies during her senior year, and was the recipient of a senior service award. Her fiance, a Bakersfield Col- alumnus, majored in business administration. administration. He was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity at the University and was president of his pledge class. In high scliool days he was active in DeMolay. Janet arrived home Wednesday Wednesday and will return to school over the week end. Bidden to Coffee < Those bidden included the Mesdames Mesdames Donald A. Hall, Richard Halbach, Lamont Skiby, Bruce Parker, and the Misses Linda Loustalot, Audrey Morgan, Marlene Marlene Hanning, Kay Johnson, Stephne Federhart, Gay Reed, Nancy Robinson, Kay Robinson, Leslie Robinson, Loyce Hankins, Dorothy Simonson, Helen Watson, Sharon O'Meara, Virginia Ferrand, Ferrand, Judith Blackburn, Faye Harrelson, Joan Williamson, Joyce BunUng, Donna Stockbridge, Stockbridge, Joy Waltke, Diane Smith, Sally Schrapferman, Joan Hay, Sally Hougham, Lavania Florence, Florence, L>Tm Hay and Barbara Kelley. SMILES CF VICTORY?—Helen Landregon (center), queen of College ot Richmond, with her two ottendants. Sue Weinheimer prepore to accompany their championship football team with annual Shrine Potato Bowl game to be'played ot Griffith

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  1. The Bakersfield Californian,
  2. 28 Nov 1953, Sat,
  3. Page 11

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