The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 5, 1944 · Page 10
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 10

Bakersfield, California
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Tuesday, September 5, 1944
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Tuesdoy, September 5, 1944 gfac itofaerrtidb Califomian Garden Wedding in Oildale Is Followed by Reception Thr (Mi-don of Mr. nrnl Mis. "VV. II. Onlquitt, ^"4 L'l To.ii'U :ivniur', (»'• r],i|r>, provided a foiling I'm 1 tin: vt<!- ilinj; of Mr. Cr.lquitt's sister. M>< Flnyco May Cnlquitt to Staff Sci- Kc.'int Fredrick L. AVillis. of Alintn- Field on Sundiiy. Atipust -7. Tho :ilt;ir was placed lirnc.itli a \\hite nrrh with huge basket- i.f multicolored gladWi and chr -i 1 .the nnirns at "ach side, rutted i> I'm; and other decorative plums ad,!"i! to tho srttinp-. More than ;tO friend? and i. !, ; ti\i < witnessed the double ring <•< -i-fini'i••. . which WHS performed at 11'!" >. •>'. by the Reverend John T)e T,. . i-.v. pastor of the l.*nit«d P.rH hr'-n in Church of ("hrlst. Oakland. 1'residlnir nt the piano \\as Mi•••I la Mao Pipkin, with .Mi:-* (':i'fn f'rumpler. soloist, sincini; "I ],i:'f You Truly." The bride was attired in n nl.i: 1 ' satin and chiffon gown .irid woi<>. a finger tip veil crowned \\ith 01-; ange blossoms. She curried .1 vluli'j Bible upon which rested an on-hid. The matron of honor wns Mis j Clarence Terrell, twin ^i-l> i "' the I bride. She wore a full ]''ni::h c»wn ! of blue brocaded satin and Million, j Her bouquet was a nosenav o| yellow rosebuds, white c)n ys.inthe- innms and pink rlsebmN. Miss Marjorie Colquitt. also a sister of the bride, was bridesmaid at the wedding. She wore a duplicate gown of pink and can led a bouquet as did the matron of honor. The bride's mother, Mrs. J. A. Colquitt, wore a navy ami white frock with a salmon pink gladioli onrsage. Mrs. Willis was given In marriage by her lather. J. A. Colquitt. PERMANENT WAVE Do it yourself. It's easy aa puttine your hair up in curlers. You'll find everything you need in the 'PERMANENT, WAV* KIT Requires no heat or electricity Safe, for every type of hair. Over 5 million sold Get the amaz- inc Charm-Kurl Permanent Wave Kit today • t Kimball and Stnnp nnd nil drug stores. Attrnding Sergeant Willis ns best n, ,n \\.is AV. H. Colquitt, brother of tin" bride. Kl.nvcr girls for the occasion were N'.rma and Nancy Terrell, nleccn of I ho brido. They appeared in dainty full skirts with lace gowns carrying baskets of rose petals which they scattered in the path of the wedding procession. After the ceremony a reception was luld at the home of the bride's parents, 402 Arvln street, Highland Park, where a three-tier wedding cake surmounted by a miniature soldier bridegroom and brido wns Mired and served to the guests. Gardenia corsages were presented to .Miss Pipkin, Miss Grumpier. Mrs. .Jewell Colquitt. Mrs. Frank Brady and Mrs. H. Robert Dickey, who assisted as hostesses. The couple journeyed to Bass Lake for a wedding trip. After u few dnys at the lake they will spend a 20-day furlough with the bridegroom's parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. L. S. Willis, In Aledino, Ohio. Mrs. Willis Is well known In U'asco. Khn \Vasco Jliyh School. Sergeant Willis, alumnus of Ohio schools, entered the army in ]!M1. He is attached to the Army Air Corps at Minter Field. Upon their return the couple will reside in Wasco. Those present were Staff Sergeant and Mrs. H. Harbeson, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Colquitt and children, Sergeant and Mrs. .less Wltrhcr, Sergeant and Mrs. Clyde Mnnley, Mr. and .Mrs. George Staples, Mr. and Mrs. Oregon Akers, Mr. nnd Mrs. William Chesser nnd children, Mr. and Mrs. .1. A. Colquitt, Mr. and Mrs. H. Robert Dickey, Mrs. M. Jordan, Mrs. Ruth Bennett and daughter, Donna Bennett: Mrs. Lucille Scott, Mrs. Ruth Pipkin and daughter, Miss lla Mae Pipkin; Mrs. Clarence Terrell and children. Miss Barbara. Messick, Miss Coleen Crumples, Miss Mm-jnrlp Colqultt, Private First Class Burl Foufch nf New Mexico. Aviation Student. John Klnnny of Minter Field and Staff Sergeant If. J. Mass of Minter Field. IIONKSTLY, IT UOES—Too bad her name isn't Mary. It should be, because she really does have a lamb that follows her to school—and everywhere she goes. She's -year-old Gloria Oascarrell, of Cleveland. JAVA HOUR HOSTS .Men's !l» Bible Class, First Christian Church, will lie hosts for the Java Hour at the I'HO hall each Sunday morning during the month of September. M XCH AT SCHOOL The bc-st investment a community can make is to see that Its children arc well fed. Jt. is un investment in young people. Therefore, good school lunche.s are essential. SOCIETY PARADE Sa«ckcr-Offutt A lovely August wedding was that ot Florence Saecker and Boatswains Mate Ralph Offutt. Their vows wore pledged before a large group of friends at First Methodist Church with the Reverend N. A. Christensen reading the double ring ceremony. Attending Miss Saecker as maid of honor was her sister. Miss Alice Saecker. Her other attendants were Miss Helen Offutt, sister of the bridegroom, Miss Esthel Engel, niece of the bride, and Mrs. Jack Steel. The ringbearer was Master Warren Carter, nephew of the bridegroom. George Prentice, carpenter's mate first class, United States Navy, and of the same company as the bridegroom, acted as best man, with Sergeant Eddie Hines, Wayne Carter, nephew ot the bridegroom, and Jack Steel as ushers. The bride was given in marriage by her uncle, W. R. Mercer. Mrs. A. R. Holsington presided at the organ and Miss Heather Moon was the soloist, singing "Because," "At Dawning" and a benediction. Miss Eleanor Collins presided over a guest hook. The bride's gown was of white net over Kiilin, with satin bodice and ap- pliqued sprays on the bouffant skirt. Her veil fell from a Juliet cap, trimmed with gardenias and she carried gardenias. Her pearl necklace had been worn by the mother and also the sister of Mr. Offutt at their marriages. The maid of honor wore a dress of pale pink brocade with sheer marquisette skirt and wore deep red roses in her hair. She carried a bouquet of the same flowers The bridesmaids wore -sheer gowns of pale blue, yellow and aqua with bouquets of harmonizing roses. The bride's mother wore a rose- colored afternoon dress with white accessories. She had a gardenia corsage. The church was decorated with large baskets of white asters, gladioli and pink lilies and lighted with candles in two large candelabra, arranged by Mrs W. R. Mercer, aunt of tho bride. I Following the wedding, a beauti- General Eisenhower calls it esprit"! IT'S A SPIRIT that rises to accept each new challenge with dignity. It's a spirit born of vision. Of a love of freedom so great it transcends human hopes and fears. And makes any sacrifice worth while. It's the spirit that tackles all kinds of Army jobs. Humbly. But with a joyous pride. A spirit that has its eyes on Tomorrow— a spirit that has won the eternal respect of the Army of the United States. This is why General Eisenhower has said: '"The esprit constantly exhibited by our Wacs is exemplary!" "I couldn't jutt wait for the war to end, I'm working for oic* toryt" tayt Corporal Margaret Wynant. Good soldiers... "Being a Wac makes me feel I'm helping my country!" writ ft Sergeant Shirley Thomson. Tm proud of my job— intelligence work at an Army airfield! " tayi Sergeant Anna Macintosh. WOMEAJS ARM/ CORPS FOR FULL INFORMATION about the Women't Army Cor pi, go to your nearett V. S. Army Recruiting Station. Or mail the coupon Mow, U.S. ARMY RECRUITING STATION 1800 Chester Avenue BaUersUeld, CalK. Please »end me, withou booklet about the™" live, their training, quo.Uon.» Are you botween 20 «d 50? H.veyou.nyehiUr« , e new iHu.trated they do, ho. they H«ve you h*d high .ehool? fully appointed reception was held In the garden at the home of the bride's aunts, Mrs. F. P. Farls and Miss Zadie Saecker. A three-tier wedding cake adorned with the same ornament that was used on her mother's wedding cake was cut by the couple and served by her attendants. Also assisting in the serving were Mrs. H. B. Dolch, Mrs. Dora Broecker, Miss Eunice Uebele, Mrs. Emerson Button, Miss Zadle Saecker, Mrs. F. P. Farls and Mrs. Martin Engel. Miss Saecker is the daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Saecker, 1623 Thirteenth street, the bridegroom, the son of the late R. J. Offutt of Wasco and is now stationed at Port Hueneme. Immediately after the ceremony they left for Oxnard where they will remain until he leaves for further overseas duty, when Mrs. Otfutt will take up her duties as Instructor In art at the Porterville High School. In the meantime, they have spent some time In Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. * • * Birthday Party A birthday party honoring Jerry Lamb on his eleventh birthday anniversary was recently given by Mrs. Bernice Lamb, 207 Flower street. Those winning prizes were Michael Dewees, Ralph Belluomini and Bill Burke. Guests attending were: Messrs, and Mesdames— W. J. Callagy Alfred Spear .Tames Callagy F. E. Burke Gus BalaHls C. S. Callagy Girls- Ann Lynno Clerou Jacnucline Irene Balasls Alstaetter Marie Clerou Mary Callagy Margaret Barry Boys— Rill Burke George Spoar Jim Sppnr Peter Dewees Michael Callacy Peter Dewees Michael Dewees Ralph Belluomini Orsete Lenclonl Brure Gardiner Gordon Gardiner * « • Feie Nancy Terry Miss Nancy Leo Terry celebrated her first birthday anniversary recently in her Lainont home. Het mother, Mrs. Tommy Terry, was lins<tess at the event. Games were played and refreshments served. Private First Class Tommy {Terry, father of the little honorec, is serv- nig in the army air forces overseas and has not seen his daughter as yet. Those attending, some of them accompanied by their children, were: Messrs. »nd Mesdames— Stanley Scott T. Terry R. W. Russell C. Cocr'aft Megdames— Magpie Randall BerdieHnard Kd Combs I. D. Smith Jewell Terry Wanda Jopes Misses— Joyce Tnklcy Mary Lou Harper Janice Meadow* Joanne Jeffers Mr. Doyle Sullivan * • • Returning to Salinas Mrs. Julian Smith who is with her husband, Corporal Sinith, at Salinas army air base, has been spending a few days here as the guest of her mother, Mrs. Ruth Ingalls, and friends, including Mrs. Harvey A. McKee, a visitor from Chandler, Ariz. She will leave AVednesday, planning to attend a wedding in Fresno en route home. * • • In Baptist Church Miss Frances Erlene Davis ot this city and Lieutenant Clifford Melvin Anzjon, Kern County Airport, were united In marriage in fhe Baptist Church Friday, September 1, the single ring ceremony being performed by the Reverend B. C. Barrett. Attending the couple were Lieutenants T. C. Tillman, Jr., and Merle M. Steadman, of this city. Local WAVE to Wed Navy Coxswain in Early Fall Sigma Alpha There will be a meeting of the Epsllon Sigma Alpha sorority Wednesday at 8 p. m. at the Hotel El Tejon. All members are requested to attend. Tejon Court Will Meet Wednesday at Temple Tejon Court, No. 41, Order of the Amaranth, will convene Wednesday evening )n the Masonic temple for the first meeting of the season. A good attendance is requested. A social hour is scheduled t'oflowing the business meeting. Visitors are welcome. Mrs. Blanche Dillon, royal matron, and Donald Kendall, royal patron, will preside. Relieve that Tormenting PIN-WORM ITCH Too Embarrassing to Talk About! It li no longer necessary to put op with the trouble caused by Pin-Worms. Don't let your child or younelf suffer that tormenting, embarrassing rectal itching, or take chances with the Internal distress. Medical science has now discovered • new and highly effective way to deal with this stubborn and troublesome infection. This important scientific discovery is a remarkable drug known as gentian violet. It is the vital element tn P-W. the new Pin-Worm treatment developed by the laboratories of Dr. D. Jayne * Son, America's leading specialists in worm medicines. P-W tablets are small and easy to take, and they act in a special way to destroy the ugly creatures. Watch for the warning signs: Itching nose) and aeat, uneasy stomach, bed-wetting, uneven appetite. Remember that now there is a treatment that works on Pin- Worms as no old-fashioned "worm syrup" or "worm candy" could. So if you even suspect Pin-Worms, get a box of P-W right away, and follow the directions carefully. ••W means Pin-Worm relief t We Have Received a Limited Supply of Hard-to-Get CLOTH BOOKS "I See" "I Play" "I Eat" "I Count" $1.50 Each While They Last SIERRA BOOK STORE 1617 Nineteenth Street Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Pentzer, 703 Hillcrest Drive, announce the betrothal of their daughter, Specialist Technician Third Class Shlrllann Margaret Pentzer of the WAVES, to Edward Swertfager, coxswain In the United States Navy, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Swertfager of Norwich, New York. Both young Norwich. N. Y. Both of the young people are stationed at Jacksonville, Pla., where the wedding will be an event of the early future. The bride-elect, alumna of the Academy of the Sacred Names In Santa Monica, was graduated from Bakersfield . High School and received her associate aris degree at Junior college here. She continued her education at University of California at Los Angeles until enlisting in the WAVES, just before completing her last semester of university work. In high school and junior college Miss Pentzer showed talent in drama, a field In which she became interested when participating In Children's Theater, Santa Monica, and Santa Monica Players. She enacted a role In "Jonesy" in high school and was In charge of production for "Ceiling Zero" and "College Formula." She also aided her mother, director of "Ladies in Retirement" and "Tish." and chose drama as a special study at U. C. L. A. where her major was English. She enlisted In the WAVES Au- Eust 18, received her training at Hunter College, and her link Instrument instruction at Atlanta. She tins boen In Jacksonville since January 15. Her fiance, a native son of Norwich, is one of four brothers in the service. He received his education in New York. Mock Wedding Gives Delight toParty Mark Silver Anniversary at Informal Gathering A group of friends and relatives of Mr. and Mrs. Muse L. Burton. 1830 Terrace Way, recently gathered at the Burton home, pleasantly surprising them on their silver or twenty.-flfth wedding anniversary. The Burtons have lived in this city for the last eight years. During the evening a mock wedding ceremony was portrayed, the Reverend Max Levine, Miss Erma Dean Wyatt, Lloyd Trehern and Paul Ahlf taking part In the ceremony. Refreshments were served. The guests of honor were recipients of fostoria and silver gifts. Those participating were: Messrs, and Mesdames Roy Rail, W. H. Bradshaw, Paul Ahif, the Reverend and Mrs. Max Levine, and Lloyd Trehern; Mesdames William Levine, Mary A. Blrks and family, Ruby Rail, Eulalla M. Calloway; Misses Irene Chase, Billy Collins, La 'Vern Rail, Helen Pyle, Fatty Jean Hihs- lee, Myrtle Flllmore, Jean Chrlsten- son, Georgia Fort, Virginia Sly, Erma Dean Wyatt, Joyce Henslee, Emma Lee Wyatt, Jean Story, Helen Clark, Jadine Morris, Corgan Plunkett, Anna Sue Oxford, Betty Birks, Jane Story, Aenialou Trehern and Jenna Lee Nolen. Also attending were: Children Everett Ray Wyatt, Earl Wyatt, Rodney Bradshaw, Evelyn Trehern and Billy Trehern. TO BE AUTUM BRIDE—Technt clan Third Class Shirliann Mnr- garet Pentzer, who is with the WAVES In Jacksonville, Fla... will be married this aiitum to Edwarif Swertfager, coxswain in the United States Navy, it was revealed today by the bride-elect's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Penteer, 70J Hillcrest Drive. Howdy Day Slated at Junior College Highlight of "Howdy Day." to bo held at Bakersfield Junior College on Friday, September 15, will he a picnic at Beale Park from 11:15 a. m. to 1:15 p. m. Students will attend during their lunch period and will furnish their own lunches. A program at tho picnic will in. elude a roving reporter, who will wander among the picnickers with a portable microphone. Ronald Clark, music instructor, will lend community singing, and Fay McCannon will play the piano. Howday Day tags, on which students will write their names, will be distributed Wednesday, Sop. teniber in, in order to help students become acquainted. Miss Barbara Wallace, president of the student body, announced that Howdy Day will take the place of the annual Ice Breaker Party und stated that teachers are especially invited. Cokes will be- provided by the junior college student body. ANNOUNCE SON'S BIRTH Lieutenant and Mrs. Donald Colwell, 2623 I street, announce the birth of a son, Donald Keith II," born on September 1, in the Mercy Hospital. Mrs. A. L. Lonwell of San Antonio, Texas, is maternal grandmother of the child and Mrs, Lola Scott, of Huntington, Indiana, the great grandmother. WMEOI Do You Hate HOT RASHES? If you suffer from hot flmthw. feel weak, nenrouv, • bit blue s>t time* —«U due to the functional ••middle- ate" period peculiar to women—try Lydlt, B. PlnkhanV* Vegetable Compound to relieve such •ymptomi. Made especially for women—(t fielpt nature/Follow label direction!. •x'# f m ^ Pick a jacket . . . add a skirt . . . top it with the right blouse or sweater and you have a costume look that expresses your own taste. A lot of our smartest customers choose their clothes this way—it's fun. In our Sports Bar. SKIRTS ...14.50 to $9.95 BLOUSES $1.98 to $7.95 SWEATERS $1.98 to $11.95 1529 Nineteenth Street Use Eastern's Charge or Budget Plan

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