SA EXPRESS, 11 DEC 1970, PG 80
POSTSCRIPT Even a Shower for the Groom By CATHY COULTER Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Graham of New York City, formerly of San Antonio, have arrived to attend the Ftiday evening wedding of their daughter, .Jill, to Rodney Collins. Jill and Rod met while students students at Trinity University so it was a simple task to decide on a place for tlie ceremony —Margarite —Margarite B. Parker Chapel at Trinity. College days at Trinity play another part in their wedding. Among the old, borrowed, new and blue Jill will dòn, is a garter the groom-elect caught at the wedding of Kandy Kramer Kramer and Teddy Reddington last year. The Reddingtons are also Trinity alumns. For extra insurance, Jill will also be wearing a garter that was a gift of Mrs. Margaret Breakiron. Breakiron. On a trip to Europe some three years ago, Jill stashed away a sixpence to wear in her shoe at the time of her marriage. • Mr. and Mrs. Hobson Collins Jr. of Abilene honored their son and his fiancee with the rehearsal dinner Thursday evening at the Ft. Sam Houston Houston Officers’ Club. Jill’s grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Simon Donis will entertain entertain with a b r u n c h for the out-of-town guests Saturday at the Menger Hotel. Other parties have included a cocktail dinner at La Loui- siane with Mr. and Mrs. Jack Goldberg of Beverly Hills, hTcrinc their granddaughter and her fiance. Mr. and M»*s. Hertzel Finesilver Finesilver honored the couple with a cocktail dinner at the St. Anthony Anthony Club. A linen shower and tea was given by Mrs. Jerome Donzis and Mrs. William Blinder of Austin at the San Antonio Club. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Pi- tluk Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. John R. Shaw entertained with a Sunday brunch at the Pitluk home. Mr. and Mrs. Berman Batt pulled a “switcheroo” and entertained entertained with a dinner and “shower for the groom” at their home. La Fonda del Norte was the setting for a luncheon given by Mrs. Max Mendlovitz and a kitchen gadget and recipe shower was ^ven for the bride-elect by Mrs. Charles Katz. • Social events surrounding the opening of two new art exhibits exhibits in the Alamo City will begin this weekend. A champagne champagne reception is p 1 a n n e d S u n d a y at Loft Galleries in conjunction with an art exhibit and auction of the works of 13 artists. Expected for the event are Gov. Preston Smith and Lt. Gov. Ben Barnes. Special hostesses will be Mrs. Preston Dial Sr., Mrs. Ruby Rizzo and Mrs. Carmella Russell, consul to Peru. • Rumor has it the young social social set In town will be turning out en masse for the posh reception reception and exhibit opening at the Witte Confluence Museum at HemlsFair Plaza Wednesday Wednesday e v e n i n g beginning at 5 p.m. The occasion is the Invita- t i 0 n a 1 Exhibit of Contemporary Contemporary Artists of the Southwest and is composed of paintings representing the woncs of 10 young artists from the south and southwest. “It is going to be a great new type of exhibit for this area, all young, vibrant artists,” artists,” said Mrs. Charles Katz. It Is really a treat to have so many pieces of art from so many young artists in me exhibit. exhibit. It’s all very exciting.” Hosts and hostesses for the reception at the Museum will include Taddy McAllister, Lisa Negley, Messrs. and Mmes. Shelby Stanley, Charles Katz, Tom Adams, Howard Ferguson III, Frank Christian, Thomas Drought, Col. and Mrs. James Lang, Miss Martha Utterback and Jack McGregor. Mr. and Mrs. S e a 1 i e McCreless McCreless will entertain with a dinner party Friday evening at the Bright Shawl. Guests of honor at the dinner will be members of the Trinity Baptist Baptist Church Clwir. About 125 guest are expected expected for the festive event which will include a special surprise program to be presented by Leroy Yarborough, choir director. The program is a closely guarded secret and Mr. Yarbrough is being aided by Mrs. Buckner Fanning and Mrs. Ralph Forrester. Military-Civilian Meeting Set The Military-avilian Club will meet at 12:15 p.m. Monday Monday in the St. Anthony Hotel with Mrs. Lewis E. Fite, civilian civilian president, conducting the meeting. Civilian members will be hostesses. Mrs. Wallace Carnahan Carnahan Jr. will present the Als^ mo Heights High School Choir, under the direction of Harold Greenlee, in Christmas music from different countries. Seated ait the head table will be Mmes. Greenlee, Fite, Carnahan, Carnahan, James W. Laurie, C h a r 1 e s H. Roadman, E.H. Vogel Jr., James W. Nixon, C.W. Müler, Harry H. Critz, George B. Slmler, David C. Hazard, Seth Temple, Edward J. Keating and Evan R. Goltra. Goltra. Receiving guests at the door will be Mmes. C h a r 1 e s H. Roadman, Air Force; E.H. Vogel Jr., Army; James W. Laurie and James W. Nixon, civilians. Army table hostesses will be Mmes. Francis DeSautels, Elton Elton W. Duren, Norman Reich, Johnny M. Rice, Henry Ruff, Thomas A. Taylor, Joseph R. Russ, F.B. Watson, Edward S. Bres Jr., and Donald Callaghan. Callaghan. Air Force hostesses will be Mmes. P.R. Co0ns, Joseph B. Corcoran, Robert G. Daw- son, R.J. Frank, John M. Kirklin, Harrison LobdeU Jr., John D. Murphy, Joseph Quashnock, Henry Simon and Harold T. Snyder. Civilian table hostesses will be Mmes. Arthur Bennett, Wallace Wallace Camahan, James Dailey, Milton Davis, H.E. Fuller, Charles George, Russell C. Mil, Gilard K a r &1, FYanklin Law, E d w a r d D. Sethness, Clyde Shannon, Louise Cherry Shannon, H a r v e y P. Smith, George Spencer, H.E. Stumberg Stumberg Jr., Leigh Taliaferro, Henry M. Hart, Bruce Thomas, Thomas, Robert Tucker and Richard Richard Walker.