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- PAGE FOUR THE NEWS-PALLADIUM WEDNESDAY, JULY I, 193$ pf SOCIETY and CLUBS Alice Katherine Wroten Weds Harmon 0. Johnson At Ceremony In Chicago THE marriage of Miss Alice katherine Wroten, prominent pianist of this city, to Harmon O. Johnson, of Ann Arbor, which occurred at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon, in Chicago, is a distinct surprise to scores of friends of the attractive bride in this, city." Only relatives and a few intimate friends knew that the nuptials were to be consummated, but yesterday's wedding, taking place at Hilton chapel, of the Theological seminary of the Chicago university, was the culmination of a six-year romance of the couple, and whose engagement since last fall was known only to members of the bride's family. Announcement of the marriage was made today by the parents ol the bride, Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Wroten, long prominent residents of Fair Plain. Dr. Henry Wieman, famous philosopher of the University of Chicago Congregational seminary, performed the nuptial ceremony, only the immediate members of the families of the bride and groom being present. The officiating clergyman Is a close friend of the groom. The bride was beautif ullyjmd .smartly costumed in a shark-skin suit with dubonnet accessories and a shoulder corsage of orchids. Miss Ruth Johnson, daughter of the bridegroom, who was the only attendant of the couple, and who graduated in June from the Michigan State college, has for several years made her home with the Wroten family here, spending all her college vaca tions in this city ir. Johnson and his family are for mer well known residents of this pity, until he went to Ann Arbor to reside and his daughter entered the Michigan State college at East Lansing. Mr. : Johnson, realtor here for some years when he resided on Lincoln avenue, is now engaged in the real estate business in Ann Arbor. The bridal party went to the Hotel Del Prado for a wedding dinner after the church ceremonies, only immediate members of the family and friends and relatives of the bride and groom in Chicago being present. . . Mr. and Mrs Johnson left last night on a motor wedding trip to Detroit for two weeks, and will then take an extended honeymoon tour of the west in Mr. Johnson's house car: They will spend the summer at many western points of interest, accompanied by Miss Johnson. Miss. Lois Wroten, a sister of the bride, of Whitecloud, who is the Newago county health nurse for the Couzens Children's Foundation, who has been here on her vacation, was one of yesterday's wedding guests, and returns north this week-end. Is Brilliant Musician Yesterday's bride has for some years been a -brilliant musician -here, being a leading member of the Monday Musical club and. the .Twin, City Teachers Music association. She is a graduate of the Cosmopolitan School of Music, and taught for two years in the Austin conservatory in Chicago. She studied for five years with the celebrated Clarence Eidam. who has I given several concerts in Benton Harbor. In 1932 she introduced a new method in piano instruction with her classes here, and opened her tfwn music studio, after completing a course in the famous Curtis system of teaching piano pupils with- Miss Helen Curtis, originator of the system. In 1932 the bride was secretary of the Michigan State Music Teachers association, and her pupils have appeared with credit in several state musiq contests. Last year the accomplished young musician had the distinction of play- JLj4n.the piano solo. "The White Pea- CUCJL, uu El jjugiam -given ujr noted Arthur Farwell, who gave an address in Benton Harbor under the caption, "Modern Music." at a meeting of the Monday Musical club. She was the pianist at one time in the popular Granzow trio, and is a former pupil of Mrs. Nellie Hobbs Smythe, of Benton Harbor, who 'is connected with the faculty of the Chicago Cosmopolitan School of Music. She also spent some time in study with Rossiter Cole. Among her musical, social and school affiliations she was a member of the Phi Beta Musical sorority of the Zeta chapter of the Cosmopolitan school. In 1933 this outstanding musician sponsored a Berrien county music students' contest, held in preparation for a state competition, and has appeared in a number of Benton Harbor high school productions, as well as being one of the artists ori a Michigan State Music Teacners' convention program at Battle Creek In 1931. wm Live in Ann anwr Upon their return from the west' Mr. and Mrs. Johnson will . be at home at 515 Monroe street-, Ann Arbor. ENGAGEMENTS AND MARRIAGE NOTICES All announcements of engagement or marriages - tn n s t be brought, or mailed, directly to the Editorial Office of The News-Palladium! . . '". Each announcements are gladli received by the Editorial Department, but to be printed must contain the signature and address ol the parents of tbe bride or the groom. ; ""JULY tTH SPECIAL Ksllywood Oil Permanents CROQCIGNOLE !n.5o Bacaralaai t whttbri jw hmU U lax. Shart, ant. White Vlma. Cwh, Bleach- ar Dye. ate mu Permanent "ill taut inci a a lwi tl tmlr Typlarei It. Complete With Shampoo Flnirr Wart. Ikiam Satenditlaalnf ana ' Oil Wat flBfer - fin. Mlnua' . Wan " OIIAcaU , Mali. Ka-ral fanaao California Wan $3 40c $2' 1 1 Announce Lillian Bailey And Robert Knight Nuptials Announcement was made of the marriage of Miss Lillian Bailey and Robert Knight, both .well known young people of this city, at a party given at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Bailey, 272 Pipestone street, by Miss Monica Yund, on Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Knight have gone to housekeeping at 122 Britain avenue. Miss Monica Yund was hostess for a charmingly appointed 6 o'clock buffet.supper at which news of the Knight - Bailey nuptials was announced. The marriage-of the young couple occurred in South Bend on Saturday, June 27. The groom, who Is the son of .Harold Knight, manager of the Benton Harbor Western Union office, and Mrs. Ruth Reist, is employed at the Malleable Industries here. Guests at the supper and miscel laneous bridal shower were seated at three small tables, a rosebud in a crystal vase being used as attractive centerpieces, and a pink and green color motif being carried out.- Roses and shasta daisies decorated the rooms. ' t Cards were the evening's diversion before the bride opened her beautifully wrapped packages, card prizes going to the bride and Miss Kay Smith, who relinquished her award to the guest of honor., Mrs. Louis Scott Given Gardenias By Students ; Mrs. Louise Scott was presented with a beautiful corsage of .gardenias by a group of her piano pupils following the recital ( last evening . in which she presented her senior group before company of 100 parents and fpfends at her home studio, 124 Catal-pa avanue. Piano pupils from 11 to 15 years of age again acquitted themselves with admirable precision, poise and grace, as well as exceptional talent, in last night's recital, the second program of the week in which Mrs. Scott closed her classes for the season, until after vacation next fall. There were 14 boys and girls in last evening's delightful recital, and the large audience was 'flattering, considering counter attractions prevailing last night. Mrs. Scott's Junior pupils appeared in another recital on Monday evening. - Knights Of Columbus Stage Jolly Picnic Outing One hundred members of the Benton Harbor Knights of Columbus order ol St. John's Catholic church staged a successful and very delightful stag outing last evening at the farm home of Frank Yore on Yore avenue. The affair was so enjoyable that the Knights decided to make these outings annual summer affairs In a softball game between the married men and the single men, the benedicts proved their excellence, beating the "unmarrieds". by a good margin. A series of gameswas followed by an old fashioned picnic -supper, the hosts for which were Messrs. Prank Yore, Frank Hild and Nelson Oehlhof-fen. The men prepared and served the supper. Big Store Wide Clearance! Extra Special! SHARKSKIN SUITS . . . . S5.85 LINEN SUITS . .......... . .: S2.95 SPRING COATS . . .,,$5.00 SHANTUNG DRESSES . . ... S 1 .69 FORMALS ................ 54.85 DRESSES, values to $19.95 . . SI 0.00 STRING KNITS . . . - 52.95 BLOUSES . . . . , 51.00 SILK DRESSES 52.95 Store Open Until 9 P. M. Friday RED ROBIN HOSIERY 55c, 69c 79c 22 Tears Of Square Dealing SLTEECB AIM'S IS BRIDE ' 7 v - f 4 H ALICE KATHERINE WROTEN Miss Alice Katherine Wroten, whose marriage, in Chicago, late yesterday afternoon, to Harmon C. Johnson, of Ann Arbor, formerly of this city, was a surprise to their many friends here, is an accomplished musician. The nuptials' were interesting to a large number of twin city friends. Luncheon And Program Are Baptist Circle Features Purple delphinium, pink roses and water lilies were effectively used as a decoration for the attractive 1 o'clock luncheon, given by the members of Circle No, 3 of the First Baptist church, at the home of Mrs. Frank Prideaux. Catalpa avenueL yesterday afternoon. The program which followed consisted of a group of songs by. Miss Ruth Lanning. Two humorous readings were given by Miss Nancy - Fil-strup, and two piano solos were played by Mrs. . John G. Koehler, who is new to the mus:cal circles here, being the wife of the new Baptist minister. . Miss Lanning was accompanied by Miss Patricia Weins. The program was arranged by Mrs. Lloyd Zoschke. May Tompkins Guild Will Picnic On July Fourth The annual family picnic given by the May Tompkins guild of the First Baptist church will be held on July 4, at the Jean Klock park pavilion. The affair begins at 2 o'clock. A pot luck . supper will be served 'at 5 o'clock. Mrs. Elmer Carlson is in charge of transportation. . Mrs. George Willis has charge of the supper, the refreshments being furnished by the guild. Alpha Sigma Omega Fraternity Plans Sister Lakes Outing Members of the Alpha Sigma Omega fraternity met last evening at the Hotel Vincent. The evening was spent with a business session and plans for an outing at Sister Lakes. The date for the outing has not yet been set. ' Since its beginning four .months ago, this fraternal organization has developed rapidly and is the only one of its kind in this city and southern Michigan. Peace Temple Women Picnic And Elect At Shore Outing Members and friends of the Woman's Home Missionary society of the Methodist Peace Temple enjoyed a 1 o'clock .picnic luncheon yesterday at the Jean Klock pavilion. An interesting program followed the luncheon. Reports of the year's work, the completion of the year's study book bv Mrs. W. L. Sarber and election ot officers for the new year were include ed in the program. " Mrs. George Preston was re-elected president to serve, for the, seventh year. Other re-elections were Mrs. M P. Resch. first vice-president; Mrs. Grace B. Guy, treasurer; Mrs. E. L. Stewart, Corresponding secretary, and Miss S. Eunice Cluck was elected the new recording secretary. This group takes up the new year's work in September; The Daughters of Isabella will hold their regular meeting Thursday eve7 ning at & o'clock, at the home ot Mrs; B. J. Reiser, 466 Pipestone street. PERSONALS Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Hall, High street, had as their overnight guest Dr. Raymond G. Carey of Evanston, 111., of the department of history of Northwestern university, who gave the lecture at the twin city Y. W. C. A. last evening in St, Joseph. The lecture was one of a series on the topic of foreign relations which have been sponsored the last few months by a group ?of twin city people. Mr. and Mrs. W. Vangasbeeck of El Paso, Texas, are here visiting the former's mother, Mrs. Lillian Vangasbeeck and sister, Corabelle, of E. Main street, also another sister, Mr6. J. Broderick and family of Riverside. Mr. Vangasbeeck is a former local resident. Mrs. E. D. Morse, 457 Division street, and son, Teddy, are visiting Mrs. Morse's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Sackett at Avon, N. Y. While in the east for the summer Mrs. Morse plans to visit Atlantic City, the White Mountains and Bar Harbor, Me. Mrs. Mary Bean Jones and son, Ezra, and the latter's wife and two children, of Detroit, are spending a couple of days visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Worth Bean, Jr., in Fair Plain. Mrs. Rienhart Radke of Flint, is spending the week with her parents, Mr. ' and Mrs. Ben Chrlstensen, 382 Lincoln avenue. Mr. Radke will Join her this week-end. BREVITIES Return From Convention The Rev. and Mrs. E. B. Williams returned today from a 10 days' vacation trip to the Democratic convention at Cleveland, O., and visited New York City, and Atlantic City by the way of Niagara Falls. , . Undergoes Operation Sam Jacob-son,- 788 JSolfax- avenue,, is seriously ill at the St. Joseph sanitarium, where he was operated on last eve-ning'for the removal of a gangrenous appendix. ' Has Operation Mrs. Hazel Wall-smith, Britain avenue, underwent an operation yesterday at Mercy hospital. Arthur Leonard, 225 Bellview street, is a treatment patient at the hospital. . v Directors Will Meet A board of directors' meeting of the Angelo Peter circle of the child Conservation league, was held yesterday at the home of its president, Mrs. Robert De Haven, 739 Superior" street. Plans and projects for the ensuing yearwere discussed. These will be presented to the circle at its next meeting, July 13, at 8 o'clock at Mrs. De Haven's when the board of directors will act as hostesses. Lodges Observe Memorial Benton lodge I. O. O. F. No. 132, and Marquette Rebekah lodge No. 284, held their annual memorial services in the I. O. O. F. hall, last venlng. A beautiful and impressive ceremony paid tribute to the deceased members of both lodges and to the assembly officers who have passed away in the last year. The Three Links were carried in and presented to little Delores Brado and Master Kenneth Base. The "Vacant Chair" and "My Father Knows" were' sung by Mrs. Ida Howell. The I. O. O. F. quartette composed ot Alonzo Green, Harry Lillie, Audrey Mower and James Jewell, sang "In The Garden." Grand lodge officers were present and gave addresses. Ex-Residents Visit Here Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Mills, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, left, today for their home after Visiting a number of friends in the twin cities. They stopped here enroute home from Atlantic City where they attended the International Rotary club convention. Both Mr. and Mrs. Mills lived hee some 25 years ago. BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Gruss, 218 Parker avenue, announce the birth of a daughter weighing eight pounds. The baby was born June 29 at home and has been named Janice Cecill. . Three Hundred Attend Violin Recital At Sonner Hall Tuesday Evelyn Billitefs Pupils Open Series; Jeanne Hall Dances At Another Fete Tonight Three hundred parents and friends and patrons of music attended the opening of a series of two annual vio lin recitals last evening, at which Miss Evelyn Bllllter, leading young violinist and instructor, presented her junior students in a program as individual in its conception and delivery as it was in the enthusiastic reception accorded it by the large company present. Given in Sonner hall of the First Congregational church, the novel program was one of the outstanding musical attractions of the summer. The second program of this annual summer series will be presented tonight at 8 o'clock at Sonner hall, when senior violin students of Miss Billiter will perform. The public is Invited, Miss Jeanne Hall, clever and gifted young dancer, of this city, will assist on the program tonight, adding to the attractions listed for the entertainment of those who take in this event. Miss Hall, a Northwestern university student, daughter of' Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Hall, who has appeared here twice the past spring in dance and music events, will dance two solo numbers, "Tales From Vienna Woods," by Strauss, accompanied by Mrs. F. B. Christopher, and "Nocturne In B Flat (Op. 37, No. 1,)" by Chopin, Miss Hall's brilliant interpretations are well known here, and her appearance again on the platform tonight will be welcomed by all her friends. Twenty-one soloists acquitted themselves with distinction on last- evening's rarely delightful program. All the performers were of grade and junior high school age. Each child conforming to his excellent training with Miss Billiter not only was able to cope with the violinistic difficulties confronting him, but was able also to express himself artistically according to his innate ability. Poise, showmanship and the capacity to recognize the audience were outstanding features of -each performance. t- The audience completely won by the exceptional solo - productions of the three 5-year old boys, Jimmy Stock, Clifford Raymer and Richard Kalllnger who comprise the kindergarten group, recalled the grade school ensemble group and the junior high school group to the stage for bows. Their work was very captivating to their elders admiring them in the audience. These two ensemble groups, and their instructor, who conducted them, received a tremendous ovation. The 6-year old duo-violinists, Jimmy Lee Bicknell, and Richard Hennes, won special commendation from the now thoroughly interested spectators, the audience being unusually gener-out with applause last evening. Miss Billister Given Roses At the conclusion of the program Miss Billiter was presented with a bouquet of roses, as a tribute from the students taking part on the program. The Misses Jane Banyon and Marlon Volk provided splendid piano accompaniments for the youthful entertainers. Miss Banyon wlU also act tonight as the piano accompanist for the senior group of violin students. The spacious Sonner hall was beautiful In its perfect floral setting. Cecil Mogle and Richard Beneflel were the ushers. Pratt Banyon acted as stage manager. A violin quartette ensemble number will be one of the features of tonight's program, upon which Pratt Banyon, Miss Goldie Mae Harmon, Miss Batty Sue Slayton, and M1ss Alice Michalek, four well known soloists, will appear, with. Miss Jeanne Hall as the solo dancer. STREAMLINE TRAIN TO LINK CLEVELAND, DETROIT IN 3 HOURS DETROIT, July 1 The Mercury, new streamline train of the New York Central, will be placed in service between Detroit - and Cleceland, July 15, it was announced today. It "will make the Detroit-Cleveland run in less than three hours, stopping only at Toledo, and making one round trip a day. The average person makes use of 8,000 to 10,000 words. Doctors know 25,000 and lawyers 23,000. Such brilliantly styled shoes . . . such flattering shoes . . - such irresistibly comfortable shoes! You'll be amazed that you can, buy them at such tremendous savings. Every new,' fascinating style is here v-. in all sizes. But we urge you to hurry they're sure to be a sensation with thrifty buy- ENTERS RACE TO RETAIN COUNTY SURVEYOR POST 5:o-3-afcaiaainJj JAMES H. DEWEY James H. Dewey, Berrien county surveyor,, announced ioday.lus candidacy for re-election to the office he now holds, subject to the Republican primaries in September. He is a World war veteran, Is married, and lives at 474 Maple street, Benjfcon Harbor. He has been active in surveying work here for the past 15 years, and has had wide experience as a railway and municipal surveyor, as well as his current administration as county surveyor. ODDITIES JN THE NEWS (By Associated Press) :- MILLVILLE, N. J., July 1 News! Sam Pettit, Millville's dog catcher, is nursing a bruised arm. He took an unlicensed dog into custody. - He was promptly bitten by its owner, a- small boy. CHICAGO, July 1 When William Galaudec received his veterans' bonus, he went out and bought a bigger PERMANENTS I and Phone 6436 OPEN MON WED. 4ND rU glak. n eritha77lm HmMiKl WAVt SOCIALISTS B. U. Stae Bank Bldg.. Km. 8 I Remarkable Purchase of . 500 GENUINE PANAMAS FINE WOVEN BAKU8 LINEN CARTWHEELS IMITATION PANAMAS ITALIAN LEHOHNS: Penalise CARTWHEELS SWISS HAIR BRAIDS: BRIDESMAID RATS: LARGER HEADSIZES: house. Yesterday he knew it was a good hunch his wife bore their third consecutive set of twins, both girls. Before the babies began coming In pairs, Mrs. Oalaudec, 32, had five others, one at a time. KEENE, N. H., July 1 Furnace fires were lighted today as frost and near-freezing temperatures ushered in July. .Reliable thermometers here registered 34 degrees while lower readings were reported , from other nearby sections. FALLS CITY. Neb., July 1 Ray Bader said the. only percentage in this transaction was the amusement he got out of it. He received a check for one cent an overcharge In his Missouri Pacific railroad pension paymentand the bank charged him a dime to cash it. B GLADSTONE BANKER DIES IN B. H. HOTEL The death of William J. Micks, retired Gladstone, Mich., banker, occurred at 1 a. m. today of a heart attack in a Benton Harbor hotel. Mr. Micks was 73 years of age. The body was removed today from the Slaughter & Beardsley funeral home to Gladstone for funeral services and burial. Con You LINEN SUITS At The most popular suit for the summer, and a whale of a Value! CINDERELLA DRESSES 144 Pipestone St. Benton Harbor Furniture Auction THURSDAY, JULY 2ND, 1 :30 P. M. x Entire Home Furnishings of Martin Johnson . (going abroad) Removed to 214 Pipestone Street- Corner Pleasant street (Opposite Eastland Hotel) For Convenience of Sale Consisting of: - Fine walnut bedroom suite, box spring and mattress 8 piece dining room suite upholstered living room chairs davenport occasional table china closed mahogany secretary desk two mahogany book cases dressers bedroom chairs chiffoniers drop leaf table library table antique table cedar chest floor lamps twin steel beds with mattress and springs electric refrigerator (practically new) 39 dining chairs 1 vacuum cleaner kitchen table unit and chair rugs 5 porch swing lawn mower assortment of glassware, and many items not enumerated. 1 electric vibrating massage machine 1 Phllco radio;' Doors open at 1 o'clock Auction starts promptly at 1:30 P. M. THURSDAY, JULY 2nd. (One Day Only) FRED P. RAVEN, ; Auctioneer ' !-- . , - Yea saUIcam ksve an opportunity Kk tlda! 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