The Baltimore Sun from Baltimore, Maryland on July 12, 1959 · 114
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I'AGK 12 Section R THE SUN. BALTIMORE. SUNDAY MORNING. JULY 12. 1939 WlWfWWi. - tJWIW .KIWI IjMgyirfW.., rmr,m ytf, ! I p.pill. I,im . U 3 C y P-jni n pi, t-i v i A 'ft ? I VS. TSS : r 1 V . ' ,i,- ,f4 ; ,-:4,,f V"W ? I: ; J ' i7'' " hy f:: i .'.; XlV ' : ' : ; ' to1 rfi ! - ! l :": ! i' "17 i t . . ' - 1.' iVr I: ii . - - t ; ; ' I : I- 1 - - -v. - f7 tff L I1 ur . ' v "m-jf jf A dip in the pool at Elkridge Club i'j taken by Miss Rosalie Oster and Miss Anne Vande Grift at the party given for Miss Anne Owings by Mrs. Wilson. 7" it . v Among the tnanv debutantes included as guests vere Miss Iileanor S. Keeney and Miss Ann Paul Shoemaker. Bachelors Cotillon Date Changed Empapfrs photos -.William Klendfr Miss Anne Luetkcmeyfr, Miss Ann Mc- lunclieon and swimming party given hy Kenrick. and Miss Susan Halsey were at Mrs. Donald Hurst Wilson at Elkridge. Miss Roberts Betrothed I;"' t'l c -iyfc', M 5Z-- "sgv A rngri j - -X ' , - - ft 1 1 , i vw-, .1" ' " f 4 " i A DEFINITE break with tradition will occur November 23, I960, when the Eachelors Cotillon will be held that Friday evening after Thanksgiving Day instead of the first Monday in December. While no public announcement of the change has been made by the board of governors, the self-perpetuating group of the Cotillon which selects the debutantes annually, members of the Cotillon have been advised personally of the change. The board, including Mr. D. Stewart Ridgely, Mr. Carlyle Barton. Mr. James Mcllcnry, Mr. Charles Morton Stewart, Jr., Mr. if. Irs ine Keyscr 2d, Mr. C. Breckinridge Gamble 3d, Mr. J. Kieman Mclnm-h, Dr. I. Ridgeuay Trimble, Mr. she was presented at the Morristown Assembly, Morris-town, N.J. Her grandparents were Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Dunn Virdin, of Baltimore, and Mr. and Mrs. Gustave J. Grunow, of New York. Mr. Mead, attended St. George's School, Newport, R.I., was graduated from St. Bernard's School in New Y'ork, and studied at the University of Maryland. He is a grandson of the late Rev, George VV. Mead, and Mrs. Mead, formerly Baroness Von Ettingcr, of Bel Air, and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Montgomery, of Washington, Miss Parks A Bride The marriage of Miss Ellen Millender Parks, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick H. Parks, of Great Neck, Long Island. N.Y., to Mr. Walter E. erity, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. enty, of Bayside, Long Island, N.Y., took place July 2 in St. Aioysious Church, Great Neck. The ceremony, performed hy the Very Rev. Msgr. Edward L. Meiton, was followed by a reception for members of the two families at the Strathmore-Vanderbilt Country Club in Manhasset, N.Y. An alumna of the Notre Dame of Maryland Preparatory School, the bride was graduated from Gwynedd Mercy Junior College. She is a granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Elisha Franklin Parks, of TU monium, and of the late Mr. and Mrs. William T. Coulehan, of Cumberland. Mr. Verity, a graduate of Long Island Agricultural and Technical Institute and the University of Georgia, served with the Air Force. Among those attending the vedding from here were the bride's aunts. Miss Ida M. Parks and Mrs. John S. Van Bibber Shriver, Mr. Shriver, Miss Esther Jane Shriver, Miss Molly Jessop and Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Fitzsimmons. On their return from a wedding trip to Bermuda, Mr. and Mrs. Verity will live in Bultalo. poolside and to plan for the fall when both will enter BriarclifTe College. Miss Owings, guest of honor, and Miss Cynthia Wilson Gordon pause at the 4 1 Roger Brooke Hopkins, Jr., Mr. T. Courtenay J. Whedbee and Mr. Benjamin II. Griswold 3d, never announces the approved list of debutantes or the basis for their acceptance. Conflict With College That the board agreed to move the German from the first Monday in December is not surprising in view of developments m recent years. The first Monday in DccemrRT was satisfactory in the era when the education of most girls was completed at finishing school. But as more and more girls entered colleges, the date problem became more fwdent. Two years ago some mothers of debutantes protested informally against the traditional dale and recommended that the German be moved from Monday to Friday. This suggestion was prompted largely by deans of educational institutions who were opposed to students breakaig their ampus routine. The deans, more intent on scholastic actiw ties than on social calendars, in some instances informed parents that debutantes would lose points or marks if they stayed away from classes on Mondays and, possibly, the following Tuesdays. Arguments by parents that the Cotillon has been a major social event here since its founding in 1793 apparently had little or no effect on the educators. Hardship On Debutantes There were debutantes in recent years who were compelled to fly from the campus after clashes on Monday to attend the Cotillon and leave immediately afterward for school. Some changed from ball gowns to travel attire in Pennsylvania Station or in railroad cars. As college authorities became more adamant in their attitude and the hardship on the debutantes became more evident, it w as ob ious that a date change, if only as a trial, would come ultimately. Further, a change from Monday to Friday evening may be of advantage to escorts of the debutantes, who would enjoy a .Saturday morning of rest at home instead of Tuesday at i V iyr ANNOUNCEMENT has been made by Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Llewellyn Roberts, Jr., of Roland court, of the engagement of their daughter, Miss Katherine Anne Roberts, to Lt. Kenneth Burrett Bassett, USNR. ton of Mrs. Walter B. Bassett, of Cincinnati, and the late Mr. Bassett. Miss Roberts was graduated from Friends School and Centenary College for Women, Hackettstown, N.J. She is a granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John H. K. Shannahan and the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Llewellyn Roberts, of Baltimore. A graduate of Denison University, Lieutenant Bassett received his law degree from the University of Cincinnati. Miss Trail To Wed Doctor and Mrs. William E. Trail, of Wagon Trail Farms, near Lisbon, have announced the engagement of their daughter. Miss Florence Ruth Trail, to Mr. Miles N. Spaulding. son nf Mr. and Mrs. J. William Spaulding, of Poplar Springs. Miss Grunorv Married Miss Mary Love Grunow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert J. G. Grunow, of Little Valley, Bernardsville, N.J., and Mr. Reginald Mead, son of Mrs. M. Montgomery Moffatt, of Washington, and Mr. Alfred R. Mead, of New York, were married yesterday in the Episcopal Church of St. John-on-the-Moun-tain. The Rev. John D. Wing, rector of the church, performed the ceremony. A reception was held at the home of the bride's parents. Pride's Attendants , Mrs. Duncan A. Sterling 3d, of Oyster Bay, Long Island, N.Y., was the matron of honor. The other attendants were Miss Ellen Evans, cousin of the bride; Miss Bonnie McCree, of Gladstone, N.J.; Miss Susan L. Kelson, of Short Hills, N.J.. and Miss Daphne Denison, of Falls-ton, and Marathon, FJa. Mr. Martin Pinsker, of New York, was the best man and the ushers were Mr. Roy S. Durst ine, Jr., of New York and Southampton, and Mr. William Malone, Mr. Thomas R. Winkler and Mr. Donald Mcintosh, all of Washington. Debut At Assembly The bride is a graduate of Beard School, Orange, N.J., and of Marjorie Webster Junior College in Washington. A debutante of the 19j7-11J58 season, ! Of r "i i S V' i' h 1 y. M 1 I iyyyf'- 4 I ' - yf y y, i i-, , i- . Warren Mrs. Robert McHugh was Miss Nancy Lee Melson, the daughter cf Admiral and Mrs. Charles L. Melson. Mrs. Walter U. Verity, Jr., who was wed July 2, is the former Miss Ellen Parks, of Great Neck, N.Y. Travel Bv Baltimoreans J Bradford Bachrach Miss Katherine Roberts, of Roland Park, is engaged to Lt. Kenneth Burrett Bassett, USNR, of Cincinnati. r v-v ' y v. '' v ' if -J 7 ' n ' I; " Mrs. Brooks's sister. Miss Mary Graham Boggs, of Elmwood road, and Mrs. Brooks's cousin, Miss Anne Boggs, of Merryman court. Others who have joined the cottage colony there are Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wehr, of St. Paul street, w ho have taken a cottage on Beach drive. Mr. Christopher Leete Naylor has been the recent guest of Mr. and Mrs. Chase Ridgely at the resort. Mrs. Cleaveland Dale Miller, of West University parkway, has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Roland Lewis Fox and their daughter,' Miss Barbara Fox. of Homeland, at their cottage. Mr. Cleaveland D. Miller, Jr., was there last weekend. Visit In Virginia Mr. and Mrs. H. Dorsey Hammond, of Rodgers Forge, and Mrs. William E. Gunther, formerly of Stoneleigh, recently visited Mrs. Gunther's parents, Brigadier General and Mrs. Leroy P. Collins, in Powhatan, Va. On August 1, Mr. and Mrs. Gunther and their children will move to their new home in Salisbury. Mr. and Mrs. Earl L. Chambers, Jr., have left by plane to spend six weeks touring France. Italy. Germany, and the British Isles. at the Marlborough-Blenheim Hotel in Atlantic City is Mrs. R. Sanchez Boone, of North Calvert street, who went to the New Jersey resort yesterday. At Rchoboth Beach Doctor and Mrs. Ernest Wendell Smith, of Brandon road, are at Rchoboth Beach, Del., where they are occupying for two weeks the cottage of Mrs. Smith's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Lewis Wehr, of Rux-ton. Mr. and Mrs. C. Breckinridge Gamble, of Lutherville, have taken a cottage there for the month. The guests last weekend of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. G. Bailliere, of Rugby road, at their Rehoboth cottage, were Mr. and Mrs. M. Jenkins Cromwell, of Sunset Knoll, Lutherville. Leaving tomorrow to vacation at the resort are Mr. and Mrs. Theodor W. Mommers, of Towson, and their son, Theodor W. Mommers, Jr. A little farthc,-down the Delaware coast, at Bethany Beach, Mr. and Mrs. C. Edward Ler.z. of Ruxton. have opened their cottage for the summer. Cape May. N.J., has always been popular with residents of this area. Guests of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Brooks "have been A TR. AND MRS. JOHN' D. 1U poTTS, of the Roland Park Apartments, will sail Thursday on the liner. United States for Europe, where they will spend a month traveling through England, France and Switzerland. Mrs. William S. Hilles, of Green-way, has left for a visit in Paris with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Zuber, and will travel later on the Continent. Also planning a trip abroad is Mrs. John K. Shaw, of Eccleston, whose date of departure is set for the end of the month. Mr. and Mrs. C. Lewis Dickson, of Somerset road, left Thursday for six weeks of travel in Europe and England. Their son, Mr. L. Guy Dickson, will spend the summer at Marthas Vineyard, Mass. Mrs. Charles' II. Baetjer, of Greenway, will leave the first of August for York Harbor, Maine, where she will be joined bv Mrs. Gordon Wilson, of North Charles street. Mr. and Mrs. Allen W. Morton, of Whitfield road, have opened their summer home. The Lindens, at Southampton. Long Island. N.Y. Mrs. Peter Bryson Wood has returned to her home at Monkton after a s'.ay in New York. Spending several weeks -I I 4 9 4 4 y f. fdrl The betrothal of Miss More Tr l:i to Warren Before her marriage in St. Anne's Church, Annapolis, Mrs. Norman Howard Bell was Miss Claude Handy. Miss Jane Dolores Wright is engaged to marry Mr. Richard Lowman White. ldmz h as peer, announced. 1 i -

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