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Tallahassee Democrat from Tallahassee, Florida • Page 29

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December 12, 1965 Tallahassee Democrat 3C Socially Speaking The Symphony, Dance: It Was Some Thursday By MARTEE WILLS Thursday night was the peak of the week in Tallahassee socially speaking, anyway. The first symphony of the season was presented at Westcott Auditorium, and out at the Capital City Country Club Tony Pastor and his orchestra were filling the halls with a somewhat different sort of music. A reception for "first nighters" at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Madigan preceded the symphony.

Dean and Mrs. Karl Kuersteiner (he's head of the FSU Deof Music) received guests at the door with the partment Madigans. Le Moyne Helpers Remembered That morning a coffee at Le Moyne Art Foundation given by Mrs. Fred Metzke and Mrs. Harold Richwas ards for the "aides-de-camp to Gen.

Puckett." Of course that's Dick Puckett, director of Le Moyne. Mary Metzke said this party was just for the ladies, to recognize those who give their spare time to help with Le Moyne, Not even LeMoyne's president, Fred Parker, was invited; his wife, Marie, was his official representative. Guild To Get Season's Spirit Tuesday night the Tallahassee Music Guild will have Its annual Christmas party at the Harriman Circle home of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Henderson.

Lillian Buss, pianist, and Myron Casteel, tenor, both music students at Florida State, will present a special musical program. The rest of the time there will be organ music in the background, played by C. Asbury Gridley, who is even sending an organ out to the Henderson home for the occasion. Just back from a week in Washington, D. are Allen and Dorothy Morris, who saw a number of former Tallahasseeans, including Mr.

and Mrs. Hilton Cooper. Transplanted Tallahasseeans Homesick Although they've just built a lovely home in MacLean, the Coopers are homesick for Tallahassee and are literally counting the days until Hilton retires so they can move back here. Virginia Cooper said it is "exactly two three months and nine days, as of today" before years, they move back here, although they hope to make a visit early next year. Allen Morris, who was searching the Library of Congress for Florida pictures to add to the photographic archives in the FSU library, spent an afternoon with Roy and Mary Call Collins in their Georgetown home.

Dorothy Morris said she spent most of her time sightseeing and antiquing. Mary (Mrs. Robert) Sherrill joined her for some of her jaunts. Dorothy reports that Mary and Bob, who left Tallahassee to become Washington correspondent for the St. Petersburg Times, are living in an old restored home on Capitol Hill.

This section of the city is now having its face lifted in much the manner that Georgetown did some years back. San Juan Christmas Planned Mid and Paul Stoakes are leaving Thursday for Puerto Rico, by way of Miami. They'll spend a balmy Christmas with friends in San Juan and then tour the islands. It will be after the first of the year before they're home because on the return trip they will stop by Boca again Raton to visit Dr. and Mrs.

Ben Rogers, whose youngest child, Clay, is the Stoakes' godchild. Dr. Rogers, a former FSU faculty member, is now dean of humanities at Florida Atlantic. Thailand Christmas Planned The James Shaws will spend Christmas in an even further corner of the world with their daughter, Janie, and son-in-law, Patoon Viboonsanti, and their first grandchild, Paul, who was born Nov. 18.

Lillian Shaw had already been in Chieng Mai, Thailand, where her son-in-law teaches at Chieng Mai University, about a week when Paul was born there. Mr. Shaw will arrive there on ChristDay to stay until about the end of January when mas he and Mrs. Shaw will return to Tallahassee together. Smith Family Has Returned Back to stay after a long Jane Smith and their three now, Carroll, their 13-year-old eight.

They arrived this rented home in Town and their new home on Plantation ed clearing the land there. Tallahasseean Fred Carroll Mr. and Mrs. Edgar C. York attending a practicing day.

And both were really city judge and she does legal But they got in some side Met and a jaunt around central other interest they share: old Formality is in the Last night the 30 members of the Leon High Anchor Club, elegant in their floor-length gowns, were presented at the annual Confederate Ballonly formal of the year for Leon students other than the junior-senior prom. The State Room of the University Union looked like a set by Margaret Mitchell. Club president Sheila Sharkey and her Engagements Announced Misses Now, But Not Kelly-Brennan The engagement of Miss Margaret M. Kelly and Raymond Joseph Brennan is announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs.

R. D. Kelly, 623 E. Brevard. Mr.

Brennan is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis X. Brennan, Fort Lauderdale. The wedding will be Feb.

12 in Fort Lauderdale. The bride-elect received her degree in criminology from Florida State University and is secretary to the State Treasurer. Mr. Brennan will receive a mathematics degree from FSU in April. He i is a member of the Junior Chamber of Commerce.

Bonnie Anne Merritt Newman-McCardle The approaching marriage of Miss Alice Elizabeth Newman and Pvt. Carl David McCardle is announced by her mother, Mrs. Corley Graves Newman, Blountstown. Miss Newman is also the daughter of late C. G.

Newman. Mr. McCardle is the son of and Mrs. James Gary McCardle, Altha. The wedding will be in late December.

The bride-elect attended Chipola Junior College, Marianna. Mr. McCardle is serving with the U.S. Army and is stationed at Ft. Eustis, Va.

We Were Cheek To the Al Blocks The engagement of Miss Bonnie Anne Merritt to Herbert Pace Bruce is announced by her parents, Col. and Mrs. Charles A. Merritt, Dunedin. Mr.

Bruce is the son of Mrs. Grace P. Bruce, Fort Lauderdale, and the late Paul H. Bruce. The wedding will be Jan.

8 in the Fifth Avenue Chapel, Ft. Rucker. The bride-elect is a graduate of Bad Kreuznach High School, Germany, and Sacred Heart College, Cullman, Ala. She will receive her B.S. degree in nursing from Florida State University in December.

Her fiance is a graduate of Fort Lauderdale High School and Broward Junior College, Fort Lauderdale. He received his B.S. degree in business management from FSU. He is employed by Davidson's Department Store, Atlanta. Alice Elizabeth Newman Symphony Reception Merritt-Bruce The John Madigans Invited symphony-going friends to their Alban Avenue home Thursday night before the State Symphony performance.

Meg chose a holiday-glittery sequined top and slim black skirt that flashed back the Christmas flavor of the decor-including the peppermint-striped ribbon wreath on the door. Mr. Chester Niedwick, Miami, announces the engagement of his daughter, Nancy Ann, to Kenneth Lee Davis, son of Mr. Benjamin Franklin Davis, Miami. The wedding will be April 3 in the Episcopal Chapel of The Resurrection.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Miami Senior High School and is a student at Florida State University where she is a member of Phi Chi Theta national commerce and business sorority. Her fiance, also a graduate of Miami Senior High School, is a student at FSU where he is on the Dean of Men's staff and a member of Scabbard and Blade national military honorary. Lynda Joan Futch Niedwick-Davis Calhoon-Henning The approaching marriage of Miss Elaine Louise Calhoon and James Robert Henning is announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Loren B.

Calhoon, 5406 Trinidad Dr. Mr. Henning is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James B.

Henning, 4003 Crawfordville Rd. The wedding will be Dec. 29 in Blessed Sacrement Church. Miss Calhoon is a graduate of Leon High School and is employed by the Department of Motor Vehicles. The bridegroom-elect is also a graduate of Leon a High School and attended North Florida Junior College and Florida State University.

He is employed by Kinnebrew Motors Inc. For Long Nancy Ann Niedwick Futch-Bridges The engagement of Miss Lynda Joan Futch and Shelton Sorrels Bridges is announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ancil Z. Futch, Quincy.

Mr. Bridges is the son of Mrs. Shelton S. Bridges Quincy, and the late Mr. Bridges.

The wedding will be March 5 in the Thomas Memorial Baptist Church, Quincy. The bride-elect is a graduate of Quincy High School and attended Central Bible College, Springfield, where she was a member of King's Choraliers Choir and the band. She is employed by the State Treasurer's Office. Mr. Bridges, a graduate of Quincy High School, has served two years with the U.S.

Air Force. He is a graduate of the National Hardwood Lumber Inspection School, Memphis, and is associated with the Midway Hardwood Co. while away are Bill and Clara children: Mills, who is 14 daughter and Polly, who is weekend to move into a Country until they can build Road. Bill already has startClara Jane is the sister of Jr. Booth have both been in New law institute, getting back toattending, since he's active as research both lawyers.

interests, with "Faust" at the New York looking 1 for anfurniture. Dick Lincoln, led the grand march. After the ball was over, the girls and their escorts went to breakfast at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Victor M.

Cawthon, whose daughter, Ginny, is an Anchor member. Then all the girls at Marsha Deebs' (she's the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Syde Deeb) home for a slumber party! Wylie-Lashley The approaching marriage of Miss Marilyn Jo Wylie and Burl Elmer Lashley is announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs.

Kervin Carter Wylie, Freeport, Tex. Mr. Lashley is the son of Mrs. Charlie Granthum, 4914 Orchid Dr. The wedding will be Dec.

24 in the Freewill Baptist Church. The bride-elect is a graduate of Brazos Port Senior High School, Freeport, and is employed by the Southeastern Telephone Co. Her fiance served with the U. S. Marine Corps and is employed by Keenan Auto Parts.

Chatting At Madigans' Reception, Palmer Van Arsdale and Mr. and Mrs. Bud Dickinson The CCCC Dance Tony Pastor and his orchestra provided bouncy music for dancing at the Capital City Country Club Thursday night, and the club matched the music with good food for the 9 p.m. until. CCCC Dance A Get-Together for the Richard Bakers and John Moroneys State Symphony The real elegance of symphony going came true with the Thursday night State Symphony performance, "elegance" meaning long--long gowns and long gloves--and elegance in the music, with conductor Robert Sedore and soloists Marilyn Schiewe and Dr.

Harry Dunscombe. Photos by Jim Rogers.

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