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THE FREEPORT FACTS, FREEPORT. BRAZORIA Wilma Anna Harle Is Married to Thomas Brandes, Jr., Saturday ; Arthur Miss Wilma Anna Harle, i In In a wedding of social Interest solemlntzed Saturday afternoon at the First Methodist Church in Port daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P, Marlon Harle of Port Arthur, became the bride of Thomas Henry Bran- Mrs. W. his to dos, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Brandes of Preeport. Rev. C. A. West officiated at the double ring ceremony at an altar adorned with white chrysanthemums and white gladioli In pedestal baskets and other containers, with numerous white tapers gleaming against a, background of palms and fern. Mrs. Wallace E. Follette presided at the organ, giving a prelude of nuptial music and rendered the traditional wedding marches. Mrs. J. M. Davis sang. The bride, given In marriage by her father, wore a blush satin gown styled with a illusion yoke with tiered bertha on a fitted bodice and a flared ballerina skirt. She- wore long blush satin gloves tiered to match the bertha and her headdress was a bonnet of blush satin with large bow of matching illus- sion. She carried a white covered Bible topped with a spray of orchids. Attending the bride as maid of honor was Miss Welta Faye Loyd of Houston. Mrs. Carl King of Beaumont was matron of honor. Their gowns were of rose silk taffeta fashioned alike with fitted basques, bolero effect, with bouffant skirts shirred by cords of matching taffeta. Each wore short gloves of matching shades and a halo headdress of rose veiling with a bow at the side Arm bouquets were of chartreusse chrysanthemums with satin bow and streamer ties. Charles E. Hicks of Waco was best man. Ushers were Wiley Harle, James Harle, Neil Harle, cousins of the bride, and Carl King of Beaumont. Candle tenders were Miss Jane Ann McCall, gowned in a blue taffeta gown with fitted basque and ba'lerina skirt designed with bustle backs, and Bill Baker. After the ceremony a reception was held In the home of the bride's parents. Pink and white chrysanthemums, asters and gladioli were used in the reception suite. In the dining room, the bride's table was laid with a cloth of Ir- ish linen, hand embroidered and lace trimmed and centered with pink and white asters, flanked by white candles In crystal holders. The three tiered wedding cake was topped with a spray of the natural pink and white flowers and was served by Mrs. W. L. Garth of LaJolla. Calif. Mrs. Joe Harle presided over the punch bowls and Mrs. Wiley Harle was In charge of the guest book. Mr. and Mrs. Brandes left for a wedding trip to the Ozarks. For travel the bride chose a gaberdine suite of azalea rose with matching bonnet hat and brown suede acces sories. Her corsage was an orchid They will reside at 2318 Wichita Street in Houston while Mr. Brandes continues his studies at Bayior Medical College. Both attended the University of Texas where Mrs. Brandes received her B. A. degree in Fine Arts. She is a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority and he Is a member of Theta XI fraternity and Phi Chi. celebrate her 78th birthday. The dining table was laid in white lace and held a centerpiece of orchid asters. "Mother Van's" birthday cake was decorated with a cluster of rose buds at one end and yellow lilies at the other. "Mother, 78th Year" was inscribed in the center of the cake. A corsage of rose colored gladioli and a camel rinestone brooch and earrings were presented to the honoree. Among the guests present were Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Van Ardale and Mrs. Violet Coleman of Freeport, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Rosenkranz of Diskinson, Mr. and Mrs R. F. Metcalf and son, Bobby Payne, the hostess and family. She Dunaway Children Celebrate Birthday Judy and Michael Dunaway celebrated their birthday with a party Saturday afternoon from 2 til 5 at the home of their parents, Mr.'and Mrs. D. C. Dunaway. After playing games and opening their gifts, the honorees and guests were served refreshments of soda water, cookies, candy and bubble gum. Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Bergeron returned to Austin last week end after spending three weeks with Mrs. Willie Bergeron and family. Freddie will reenter Texas University. Earline Angell Becomes Bride Of B. M. Williams Miss Earline Angell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Angell of Cameron became the bride of Billy Mack Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Williams of Caldwell at the First Presbyterian Church in Cameron Sunday afternoon, Sept. 5 at 5:00 o'clock. Dr. W. R. Hall, minister of the church, read the double ring ceremony before an altar arrangement of gladioli and fern in standard baskets. Max McClaren played prenuptial selections on the organ and rendered the traditional wedding marches. Mrs. Inez Collins sang, "Because" and "I Love Thee." Given in marriage by her father, the bride was gowned in white slipper satin with tiny covered buttons. Her finger tip veil fell from a cornet of seeded pears and she carried a white gladioli bouquet with a TIKI so TOUCH-

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  1. The Freeport Facts,
  2. 23 Sep 1948, Thu,
  3. Page 14

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