The Atlanta Constitution from Atlanta, Georgia on April 13, 1947 · 35
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The Atlanta Constitution from Atlanta, Georgia · 35

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Sunday, April 13, 1947
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Miss Eleanor Hoy t To Marry John C. Dabney, Jr., in June The betrothal of Miss Eleanor "Sargent Hoyt to John Cornell ui Dabney. Jr., of Atlanta, is an nounced today by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Russell Hoyt, Jr.. the popular young couple's marriage to be an important event of late June. The bride-elect's mother is the former Miss Gertrude Brenner, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs, William Brenner. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Russell Hoyt, of At lanta, and the great-granddaugh-ter of Judge Samuel B. Hoyt, pio neer Jurist of this city. Miss Hoyt graduated from Washington Seminary, where she was a member of the Pi Pi SordMty and the Girls' Circle for the Tal-lulah Falls School. She graduated Irom Wesleyan College, where she was elected "Miss Wesleyan." She was President of the Athletic Association and was in Who's Who Among Students in American Col-Irgrs and Universities. She waa Director of the Frit Orr Girls1' Club iant year and. at present, is a student in. the Emory Library School. The groom-elect is the son of Mrs. John C. Dabney, the former Miss Edna Marie Blackmon, and. of the late John Cornelius Dab ney. His maternal grandparents are Mrs. William Henry Black-mon and the late Mr. Blackmon. He is also the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Millard Calhoun Dabney and the nephew of Dr. Roy L. Blackmon, of New York City. Mr. Dabney graduated from Atlanta Boys High School and from Emory University. Later, he received his M. S. degree from the University of Tennessee, where he was member of Biologia and Phi Delta Kappa, professional frater- MISS ELEANOR HOYT nity. He is also a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. The groom-elect was a teicher in the Knoxvlll City Schools for a year and served at Director of Physical Education for three years in Norris. Tenn. ie was Assist ant Director of the Frits Orr Club last Winter and of the fritx Orr Camp for two previous Summers. He is, at present, a prominent real estate and insurance agent and a member of the Junior Chamber of Commerce. Historical Society To Hold Opening of New Home Apr. 19 The Atlanta Historical Society has Issued invitations to the formal opening of its new home, 1753 Peachtree, N. W next Saturday afternoon from 4 to J o'clock. Receiving will be the officers of the Society and their wives, Mr. and Mrs. H. A." Alexander, Mr. and Mrs. Walter McElreath, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Mitchell and John Ashley Jones. Those assisting will be the members of the House Committee, Mrs. Thornton Marye and B. M. DuBose, Cochair-men; Mrs. Charles P. King and Mrs. Robert W. Davis, Franklin M. Garrett and Wilbur G. Kurtz, Senior. Keeping the registration book will be Mrs. Robert Ison, Miss Emily Albert, Mrs. F. William Scott and Mrs. Gordon Cubbson. Pages include Misses Esther and Judith Alexander, Harriet With-am. Emily Wright, Rose Maria Hill. Betty Slaton, Sarah Ann Bankston. The home, recently purchased, was the residence of the late Dr. and Mrs. Willis Jones and was one of the last fine mansions erected on Peachtree. Designed by the late Neal is Georgian style. In addition to the space allocated to workrooms and historical rec ords, other rooms have been set apart for museum exhibits and the dismay of several , thousand re markable pictures of tne Atlanta area collected by the Society dur ing the past several years. Of particular interest is the Victorian drawing room furnished in the various articles of furniture pre sented by old families of Atlanta The Historical Society was or ganized in 1926 and continued as a small organization until 1937 when it was Disced on a financia basis in quarters of its own, large ly through the efforts of the late Jack J. Spalding and Walter Me Elreath. In 1943 it moved into larger rooms and continued the ac tive collecting of historical materials relating to this area. It has nut on several programs a year. among which were elaborate cele brations of the centennials of -Mar thasville, the coming of the first train to the town, and the publi cation of the first newspaper. Last year it recognized the ninetieth an niversary of the chartering of the Atlanta Gas Light company wttn a brilliant banquet at the BUt more. The Atlanta memorial china, designed by Miss Ruth Blair and made by- Wedgwood for the Marthasville celebration, has been presented to many distinguished visitors in the last several years, the last of these to receive it being Gen, Dwight Eisenhower. Affianced MissFrarices Grove To William Henry Harris The Interest of fashionable so ciety is focused today on the announcement made by Dr. and Mrs. Lon Grove of the engagement of their youngest daughter, Miss Frances Lonnette Grove, to 'Wil liam Henry Harris, of Thomas- ville and Marion, Va., the , date of the marriage to be announced later. Miss Grove, who is a striking brunet and one of the most sought- after members of the young so cial contingent, is the granddaugh ter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Grove, prominent Alabamans, and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Joseph Haverty, beloved Atiantans. tier mother, from whom she inherits much of her charm and loveliness, is the former Miss Dorothy Haverty, and her father is an outstanding sur geon. Miss Grove graduated from Washington Seminary, at which institution she was captain of the basketball team and maid of honor in the May Court during her senior year. She graduated from Bradford Junior College in New York City. Mr. Harris, who is also a representative of eminent Southern families, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Lovejoy Harris, of Thorn-asville. His grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. William Mercer Harris, of Thomasville, and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Gribben, of Toomebridge, Ireland, .and Thomasville. After finishing Thomasville High School, Mr, Harris attended Georgia Tech, where he received his B. S. degree in industrial design. At Tech he was Vice President of the Senior Class, Treasurer of the Student Council,' member of the T Club, ; 1 ' ? a MISS FRANCES GROVE Architectural Society, the Skull and Key, Scabbard and Blade, and Bulldog clubs. He was Southeastern highboard diving champion in 1942. " During World War II the groom- elect served both In the Atlantic and Pacific theaters with the U. S. Navy as commanding officer of the USS PC 801 and USS PC 781. He was separated from the Navy with the rank of lieutenant. Mr. Harris is a popular member of the Kappa Alpha Fraternity and of the Glen Arven Country Club, in Thomasville, He is associated with the Lincoln Industries, of Marion, Va., as an industrial designer. RE 0 N D 271 Peten St., 9. W. WILL SERVE HIS FAMOUS FRENCH DINNE1S without reservations for the duration of the telephone strike. THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION Sun., April 13, 1947 5-C zr' PICTURES PERSONALIZE YOUR HOME a wide variety of subjects including Portraits Moderns Interiors Landscapes Seascapes Florals I. H SI USE CONSTITUTION WANT ADS FOR RESULTS 'A GEORGIA SOCIETY D. A. R. Mrs. R. L. Carter, Thomaston, Go Editor Miss Doris Teresi, of the East- can High School, was selected as the Good Citizenship Pilgrim for the state at a recent meeting of the Savannah chapter. The selection was made by the state good citizenship pilgrimage chairman, Mrs. Harold I. Tuthill, with the Misses Nancy and Joan Daniel assisting. First alternate was Miss Alice Drucilla Harber, of the Commerce High School, and second was Miss Gwendolyn Tomberlin, of Abbeville. Miss Teresi will be presented at the State Conference in Atlanta and at the National Congress in Washington. John Benning Chapter entertained with an antique tea at the Woman's Club, where old silver, china and glassware, old prints and books, patch work quilts and brass articles were on display. Mrs. Mark Smith, State Regent, and Mrs. Boyce M. Grier, State Recording Secretary, were guests. Results of a study of trees now crowing at Mount Vernon were revealed when Mrs. I. V. Chandle: presented a program on "Wash ington's Love for Trees at a recent meeting of Governor John Milledge Chapter. Miss Dorothy Sapp sang "Trees." Mrs. Charles Kreischer, Miss Daisy Hamilton and Mrs. Frank Hamilton were hostesses. William Marsh Chapter met at the Fortune cabin with Mrs. A. S. Fortune as hostess. Mrs. R. D Love discussed music of several rations: and introduced the La- Fa yette School Band which played selections. Dr. Florence Janson Sheriff, rrofessor of history at Wesleyan College, spoke at the meeting of Nathaniel Macon Chapter, her subject being, "America Speaks for Peace Through Her Ordinary Men and Women." Hostesses were Mrs Leonard McManus, Miss Julia Greene, Mrs. Brooks Geoghegan and Mrs. Robert Halliburton. John Benson Chapter met at the home of Mrs. A. Sk Skelton with Mrs. Richard Carpenter and Mrs. Stewart D. Brown, co-hostesses. Officers and chairmen reported, after which Mrs. J. Loyd Teasley, Chairman, presented a program. Mrs. Teasley was assisted by Mrs. Carpenter, Miss Charlotte Hailey and Mrs. G. H. Norris. Lowell Cumming spoke to the Pulaski Chapter. Mrs. Joseph R. Cumming and Mrs. J. Barron Steele sang. Following the program a memorial service was held for Mrs. Harry T. Johnson and Mrs. John V. Chunn. Peter Early Chapter entertained Miss Gridley Becomes Bride Dr. and Mrs. Elkln Vogt, of Lithonia, announce the marriage of their daughter, Miss Dorothea Gridley, te Tommy Pendergrast, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sumter Kel- ley, of 108 W. Wesley Rd. The ceremony was quietly solemnized on April 1, with Dr. Robert W. Burns, Pastor of the Peachtree Christian Church, officiating. Following a wedding trip to the Cloister at Sea Island, Mr. Pendergrast and his bride will reside temporarily with the groom's par ents. at a luncheon honoring Mrs. Mark Smith and Mrs. Boyce Grier. Mrs. Smith stressed the work of the National Society. Mrs. Hill Peddy and Fetter Graham presented a program on The Progress of Music in Amer ica" at a recent meeting of Stone Castle Chapter. Mrs. Peddy and Mrs. John Lowery were hostesses. The work of the National So ciety at Ellis Island was discussed at Matthew Talbot Chapter, and handiwork created by patients at the National Therapeutic Hospital was displayed. The meeting was held at the home of Mrs. B. T. Roberts with Mrs. E. A. Caldwell and Mrs. W. P. Perry, eohostesses. Gov. George W. Towns Chapter met with Mrs. H. T. Lumsden. Mrs. S. C. Ingram talked on early American patriots of Georgia. The genealogical committee reported that a binder of cemetery records nad been sent to the state chairman. Charles Her. Director of Music for Andrew College, presented a program for Dorothy Walton Chapter when it met recently at me nome or Mrs. T. u. Wall. M Ladies-Girls You Pay Less For Artistic Famous PERMANENT WAVES ft MACHINE I MACHINELESS COLD WAVES From $3.50 up NO APPOINTMENT ' NO WAITING Artistic BEAUTY INSTITUTE 5 Auburn Ave. DOWN TRADITIONAL - ?: e,-t f ,-'!,,vr;v,;;:;,r.'(i '-woU - V r ? -- . a , - v5f? ' - s ' --- i r v - s - i v i , i .1 V:.t:-.vy:.-. 4 s m 'fv ..v .-J the K-.w; ivs 'A It---.- V "i-mx i A V -K . -? We take care of every ' ftf U ?H I I (A thing... leaving you ' Sfjl Iff . 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