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Petersburg, Virginia
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Miss Martha Anne Ryan, James Fredric Barrett Wed The wedding of Miss Martha Anne Ryan, daughter of Colonel Richard Hillsdon Ryan, USA Ret.) and Mrs. Ryan and James Fredric Barrett, son of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Eagle Barrett, of Knoxville, Tenn., formerly of Wil- liamsburg,«.took place yesterday at 4 p. m., in St. Paul's Episcopal Church. The Rev. Sydney C. Swann Jr., rector, performed the ceremony, Clifford D. Jordan, organist and choirmaster of St. Paul's, played a program of music. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown' fashioned in ivory peau de soie appli- qued with heirloom Duchess and Rosepoint lace with a cathedral train. She wore a Swedish crown headdress wiih full-length veil of illusion and carried a bouquet of white cymbidiums. Mrs. James Herbert Ryan, sister-in-law of the bride, matron-of- honor, wore an apple green silk chiffon dress with satin cummerbund fashioned with tailored satin roses at the waist in back above long satin panels. She wore a large picture hat ajid carried yellow bouquet daisies. The bridesmaids. Miss Virginia! Lee Coomes, of Richmond, cousin of the bride; Miss Jackie-Goldsmith, of Camp Hill, Pa., Mrs. John Herbert Patteson, of Wilson, N. C.; Mrs. Charles B. Cooke, of Alexandria; Miss Louann Bolden of Williamsburg: and Miss Anne Madison Hydrick, of Springfield Va., wore gowns and accessories identical to those worn by the matron-of-honor and carried white bouquet daises. Junior bridesmaid, Miss Kris tina Anne Ryan, of Brussels, Bel gium, niece of the bride, wore an apple green lloor-length dress o silk organza with shirred cum merbund and a butterfly bow in back. The flower girl, Miss Kim Eliza beth Ryan, niece of the bride also of Brussels, wore a shor white organdy dress with a green sash. Joseph Eagle Barrett Jr., o Washington, was his brother's bes man. Phillip Aucarnp, of Norfolk; Richard Lee Ridge, of Washington: ames Craig Patteson, of Richmond, cousin of the bride; First Jeut.enant "James Herbert Ryan, of Seattle; and Donald Hillsdon. Ryan; of Brussels, Belgium, brothers of the bride. A reception was held at the ountry Club of Petersburg after he ceremony. The bride chose for her trip a pale green shantung suit with matching accessories and green and white flowered hat. After a southern trip, Mr. and tfrs. Barrett will make their home in Richmond. * v * Those making reservation for .he, ladies bridge luncheon at the Country Club of Petersburg Wednesday are: M e s d a m e s harles E. Waters, J. Claude Smith, W. W. Gray, Harry C. Burgess, George H. Lewis Jr., George Finney, Francis Toms, Hugh P. Powell Jr., Jack D. Haire Jr., Victor Parks III. Mesdames Gordon D. Shackleford, Stephen G. White, Robert Comstock, Ben Lum, E l m e r Bristow Jr., C h a r l e s Ayers, Charles L. Gutherie, Walter M. Edens. Mesdames W. Pollard Acree, Thomas B. Pope, J. Emory Lawrence, Charles B. Lewis William J. Barton and Gilbert C. Parker. Mesdames. John D. Haire Jr. and Victor Parks HI are in charge of prizes and Mesdames Alex Mason and James D. Mason are in charge of table decorations. * * * Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Elmore Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. James W. Scoggins honored Miss Ann Claiborne Pope and Joe David Christian, whose marriage will take place in June, at a patio party last night. The affair was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Scoggins. * * * Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Parker Jr. are spending a few days at the Golf Ranch, Virginia Beach. Mrs. James Fredric Barrett ments will be served at poolside at 6 p. m. preceding a lawn'buf- et. Ushers were: Dr. Robert Ed The official opening of the ward Barrett, of New York, broth-1 Country Club of Petersburg pool er of the bridegroom; Fredrick will be held May 28. Refresh- Come to Bernard-Loiiis for creative Hair Styling The proper hair shaping is the basis of every hair style. Why not consult our expert hair stylists about your individual problems? Dial, RE 2-3681 for an appointment. iHAlR STYLISTS 39 S. Sycamore St- RE 2-3681 ,* Maxwell Royal Colonial SWIVEL ROCKER place last evening in South Bos ton. Dancing on the terrace will be rom 9 to 12 p. m. * * * Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Akers, of jynchburg are spending t h i s weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Alvin E. Mann of Montpelier St. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Lee Weikum will arrive Monday from Encinitas, Calif, to spend some time with Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Lautensack and Mrs. Carl Seemann, of Westover Ave. * * * Dr. and Mrs. R. A. Sherman ,of Oakhill Rd., left this weekend to spend some time with their daughter, Miss Jean Sherman, in New York. * * * Among those attending the weekend races at Pimlico were: Dr. and Mrs. Herman W. Farber, Dr. and Mrs. Mark E. Holt Jr.. Dr. and Mrs. Nelson M. Smith, Dr. and Mrs. William S. Grjz- zard. * * * Mr. and Mrs. William Kevan spent this week with General James H. Johnson (Ret.) and Mrs. Johnson in their cottage at Virginia Beach. * * * Dr. and Mrs. E. Palmore Irving, of Blair Rd., have returned to their home after spending several days in Richmond, w h e r e they attended the H. Page Mauck Orthopedic Society meeting at the Jefferson Hotel. * * * Mrs. Frank L. Wyche left this weekend to spend several weeks in New York with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bradley Scott. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Clement C. Aid- ridge, Mr. and Mrs. James H. Harris and Mr. and Mrs. Gordon H. Titmus are spending the weekend ,at Virginia Beach. Mrs. Aldridge, attended the state convention of the Business and Professional Womens Club as a delegate. I « * * Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth E. Hatcher and children, Debbie and Kennie, are spending the weekend in South Boston, where they are guests of his father, T. D. Hatcher. Mrs. Hatcher attended a bridesmaids luncheon yesterday in the South Boston Country Club honoring Miss Jean Hess, whose marriage to Robert Jackson took Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Kais er, of Luray, spent this weekend with Mrs. John W. Strole, of Blair Rd. They were joined by Miss Millicent Strole, a student at Mary Washington College. * V * Colonel Melvin Maccoul (USA (Ret.) and Mrs. Maccoul of Clearwater Fla. are spending some time with Mr. and Mrs. 0. K. Carteretle, of Colonial Heights. * * * WINNERS IN BRIDGE Winners in the weekly duplicate bridge contest played Thursday evening in the Wythe Street USD Club under auspices of the Southside Bridge Unit w e r e : north-south -- first, Mrs. G. L. Brown and Linwood O. Veazey; second, Mrs. Carroll W. McCann and Walter Y. Burge Jr.; third, Mrs. George M. Owens a n d Mrs. Walter Y. Burge Jr.; fourth, Mrs. Catherine Cafagno and Delbert Schutz. East-west -- first, Mrs. William Grossmann and Mrs. C. V. Elmore Jr., second, Mrs. Fred Watson and Mrs. Giammarco; third Mrs. Perry and Mr. Rush; fourth Lt. Milstead and Lt. Sadowski. * * * Among those attending the BPWC state convention t h i s weekend at the Cavalier Hotel Virginia Beach, are: Mesdames Shirley Garvin, president of the Petersburg Club; Blanche Castle Ann Aldridge, Eva Jones, Martha Wray, Nancy Childress, Louise Harris, Misses Mary Mann and Verna Will. Violet Bank Club Meets Tomorrow In Colonial Heights Violet Bank Garden will meet tomorrow at 8 p. m. in the lolonia! H e i g h t s Community Building. Mrs. F. A. Spurr Jr. s program chairman, and hostesses will be Mesdames Ivan F. Fritchley and Mrs. L. F. Fariss. A plant exchange will be held. * * * A g a r d e'n division of the American H o m e s Department of the Colonial Heights Woman's lub has been organized with Mrs. Raymond H. Payne as chairman. The group's purpose will be to study flower arranging and hor .iculttire. The organization meet ing was held Tuesday night in Arnette's Restaurant. Instructors are Mrs. F. A. Spurr and Mrs Fred J. Swearingen. Members are: Mesdames Johnnie Duell, Carl White, Jimrm Stewart, R a l p h Small, Dave Rountree, Horace Furman, Raymond Payne and Bishop Knott. . * * * Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McFarland will spend the weekend in Washington, where they will visit their daughter, Pat, who is affiliating in Childrens Hospital. They also will visit friends'in Arlington. * * # Mr. and Mrs. Roy Long have as guests their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. John Lukomski, and son, of Buffalo, N. Y. The Progress-Index, Sunday, May 22, 1960 9 '1 Miss Joan Lee Bamber Will Marry Mr. Snavely Mrs. Wilfred C. Bamber, of Petersburg, announces the engagement of her daughter, Joan Lee, to Edward Snavely, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry S. Snavely of Hag crstown, Md. An August wedding is planned.. Miss Bamber, daughter of the late Mr. Bamber, is a graduate of Lynchburg College and is teaching in Newport News. She is the grand-daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. F. 0. Strailman Sr., and the Rev. R. J. Bamber, of Pomona, Calif., and the late Mrs. Bamber. The Rev. Mr. Bamber is the former pastor of First Christian Church of this city. Mr. Suavely also is a graduate of Lynchbur". College. He is district Scout Executive of the Robert E. Lee Council, Boy Scouts of America. Miss Branzeile, Mr, Hodges Plan Wedding In June Mr. and Mrs. Willie B. Bran- zeile, of this city, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Mae, to Kieth Francis Hodges, son of Mr. and Mrs. V. F. Hodges, of Aurora, Colo. The wedding will take place next month. Miss Joan Lee R amber Wilber R. Hines is a patient Petersburg General Hospital. * * * Mrs. T. C. Lucy, of Warfield, [rs. H. L. Ford's mother, is a atient in Petersburg General ospital. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Edward Fitzerald were recent guests of riends in Falls Church. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Bradley Jr. ave had as their guest his mother, Mrs. Bradley Sr., of St. etersburg, Fla. She is now visit- ng her daughter in New Jersey, ler father, who accompanied er from Florida, is remaining ere for a visit. * * * Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Woody will iave as guests this week Mr. Voody's brother and sister-in- aw, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Woody, f Lafayette, Ala., and his niece, Mrs. J. H. A s k e w and Mr. Askew, of Nashville, Tenn. Minister Speaks To Chester Club The Rev. William C. Shawen of Harrowgate Road, co-organize of the Chester Garden Club, an member of the Virginia Rose So ciety for 20 years, was the gues speaker at the luncheon meetin on the lawn of Mrs. Charles Otle Wednesday. He spoke on the "Culture o Roses." He was presented b Mrs. D. W. Murphey. Travel relaxed- arrive refreshed Mrs. Stevens Weds Horace E. Edwards The wedding of Mrs. Gladys VIonroe Stevens and Horace Elijah Edwards, both of this city, was solemnized Saturday May 14 at 2 p m. The Rev. John W. Hobbs per- 'ormed the ceremony. After a trip through the moun- ains of Virginia, Mr. and Mrs. Sdwards will be at home at 1033 Magnolia Ave. Walnut Hill PTA Closes Season The final meeting of the Walnut School PTA for this school year was held Tuesday night in the school auditorium. Henry G. Alley Jr. opened the meeting by praying the PTA prayer. Mrs. Boiling Chappell, recording secretary read minutes of the -April meeting. -J. P. Haddon, treasurer gave the financial report of the year. The record had been audited by a committee composed of Franklin Dyer and Preston Brinkley. The president reminded t h e group that the Petersburg PTA Council would hold a work shop in Boiling Junior High School June 2, from 7:30 to 9:30 p. m. B. T. Peele Jr., principal of the school, introduced A. L. Wingo of the State Department of Education, who explained the mean ing of and use being made of the statewide .testing program. Miss Kitty Whyte's 4L Grade won the attendance award. Richard Claybrook, assistant di rector of the Southside Virginu Branch of the National Congres of Parents and Teachers iristal ed officers for the 1960-61 scs sion. They are: president, Mrs Gay Yeaman; recording secrc tary, Mrs. Boiling Chappell an historian, Mrs. Betty Ellison. A social hour followed in (h cafeteria after the meeting ad journed. To be sure that your home is well-equipped for minor emergencies, make certain your medicine chest always contains cotton, adhesive tape, improved gauze bandage, sterile gauze pads and a good antiseptic. Now is the time to by a lit tie black velvet hat, p e r li a p with a touch of sheer fabric, t wear with your summer clothe? And it's also time to puly awa those flowered numbers! . Jones To Talk On Americanism At DAR Meeting Frances Rland Randolph Chap T, Daughters of the American devolution, will meet tomorrow I 3::i() p. m. at Folly Casllc ,'hen Mrs. Nicholas C. Jones will ircsenl a grogram on Amcri- Awards Are Made To Piano Pupils Mrs. Thomas H. Rose presented three awards for outstanding achievement to members of her piano class in the Stony Creek High School Wednesday n i g h t when pupils were presented in a piano recital. ., . ,,, .... . . . . . Ronnie Rebecca Rollings re- Mrs. Alvin Sheffield presided . ..." when the Eltrick Garden Club cciveci the awal ' d for chlklren in met in the home of Mrs. Clai-1 Rrades one through four. M. B. Ettrick Garden Club Plans Dinner For Husbands borne Hawkins on Lake Kay. The club voted to enter an arrangement in the Southside Fair. Members of the club will entertain their husbands nt d i n n e r June 9. After the meeting, members participated in a "treasure Walk" through the woods. Mrs. Coleman Woodruff, judge, awarded ribbons to the following: Mesdames Floyd M. Bowman, Claiborne Hawkins. T h o m a s , , , .,, Moore. Richard Motley Jr.. Den- Mrs. Roy F. Ash, hostess, w i l l . n i s N l l g o n t, j. Frank Pond, Al- anism. e assisted by Mrs. Carl E. King, Mrs. J. Howard Sherman and Mrs. W. Spain. * * * )AU CHAPTER TO MEET The Colonel John B a n i s t e r Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will meet Tuesday at 3 p. m. in the Louise llines Chapter House when the annual Misincss meeting w i l l ' t a k e place. A report from the Continen- .al Congress will be given by Mrs. William E. Lum Jr. * * * OES GROUP TO MEET The Past Matrons and Pas! Patrons Association o f A l p h a Chapter, Order of the Eastern tnr, will meet Tuesday at 8 p. in in the home of W. Calvin Gales Cox Road. Mrs. Blanche Tray lor, pcsidont, will preside. Complexions should bloom in the summer, and that means nc grubby powder puggs! Buy a yan of foam rubber sheeting, on inch thick, and keep it on hanc to replace powder puffs for you compacts and make-up boxes Just cut the latex fonm to meas urc with an ordinary scissors using your old puff as a guid for si/e. in Sheffield, and Wilbur Schiiim r. If you are about to become a ride, the most important tilin 0 remember is to look natura M your wedding day. If you are 1 glamour type, be a glamorous iride. But if you're not. don't itrive for an unnatural glamor ons effect on this all-importam ·lav. hideout received the award tor children in grades five through seven. Betty Pat Parson won the award in the high school group and Jane Dunn, the only senior in :he piano music class, who h;is also served as accompanist for several years, received recognition. Others playing in the reciUil were: Julie Vejnar, Frances Mason, Linda Poole. Patsy Fide- out, Brcnda Poarch, Virginia .,'ar- ratt, Ann Marie Baicy, Lorraine Wilkinson, Betty Faye Parker. Diane Barnes, Debbie Lewis. Diane Shanko. Donna Wilkinson, Terry Tcreschenko, Fran RicleoiU, Jimmy Parker, Joyce Hudson. Kennon Redman, Jeanne ^'irker. Linda R u r t , Linda Shanko, Helen Gorbenko, Mark Vejnar, Gloria Spiers, Betty Maycs. Billy Barnes, Betsy Rose, Cecelia Spiers, Helen Hudson, Lorraine Winfield, Mary · Jim Baskervill, Margaret Ellen ",, Poolc, and Joe Cowling. C L O T H E S Washed and Fluif Dried Laundered to Your Satisfaction THE LAUNDERETTE 316 Wythe St. . . . . . 2000 S. Sycamore St. . . RE 3-6641 . RE 3-9995 Those clear plastic hats w i t h flower trim are a w e l c o m e change from head scarves on n rainy day. Pretty but very practical! Whirl-away Swivel Rocker from the HEARTHSTONE collection of fine solid maple furniture inspired by the intricate and careful design of a handmade chair belonging fo the RUTLEDGE FAMILY in New Salem. FOAM CUSHION, BUILT-UP ATTACHED PILLOW BACK We are proud to bring this authentic touch, of Early American living to you! $11Q 95 Sofa and Other Chairs To Match Love - Huc/g/ns, /nc. "Furniture of Distinction" 19 N. Sycamore St. Dial RE 3-7102 Mrs. J. E. Ryan presided ove the business session, and announ ed the auditorium of the Thon as Dale High School will be deco ated by a committee of the clu for the various events due to th closing of school. Mrs. Fred J. Swearingen and Mrs. F. A. Spurr, members of the Violet Bank Garden Club, judged the exhibits and gave awards to: Mesdames R. M. Phillips, E. S. Ray, John W. Snead, L. G. Mathews, D. C. Page, R. A. Ivey, C. R. Goyne, E. H. Rand, Milton Crump, Norbert Roman, .T. E. Ryan, M. J. Longest, J. P. Belcher, H. H. Dodge, W. H. Hughes, Paul Snead and Mrs. D. W. Murphey. Mrs. E. D. Harris and A. M. Kinker were co-hostess with Mrs. Otley. Mrs. John Townes, of Rich-! mond, spent Monday with Mrs. ! Philip MacKenzie of Shop St. Mrs. R. D. Moore has returned from a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Presley Davis in North Carolina. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Curtis Jr. entertained their bridge club last Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. John G. Haw had as guests last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Mussar, Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Donavan, all of Mineral; R. W. Haw, of Richmond, Mrs. Joyce Linclsey, of Richmond. j-iaure /' (//Oil / J It j-nn and Ha tie ni lemon Junto f I jwi/fln^W Shop Spero's Every Monday 9:30 a. m. - 8:30 p. m. MONDAY SPECIAL! MAURICE FIRST DATE -- and destined to be the first love for young figures this summer. One-piece design in elasticized faille that's magic -- stretches to fit tall figures as well as short figures wilh equal flattery. Tabbed detail on bra accents a beautifully curved bustline. Red, pink, yellow, sky blue, aqua, peacock, navy, whifa. black, 7-15 $14.98 Just time for the time of your life! 5 fabulous days to stretch your legs and relax your nerves en route to Europe. Dine on the specialties of 5 continents, sleep in a luxurious, a i r - c o n d i t i o n e d stateroom, dance to Meyer Davis music, enjoy dozens of seagoing games and sports. Reserve now on the s.s. UNITED STATES. Or for extra days at sea, take her popular running mate, the s.B. AMERICA. LOCKETT'S TRAVEL SERVICE 37 \'i S. Sycamore SI. RERcnt A U T H O R I Z E D AGENT FOR UNITED STATES LINES Louis Texeira Heads Brown PTA Louis M. Tcxcira was installed as the first man president of the D. M. Brown School PTA for the next two years at the annual meeting night. William N. Russell was installed ns vice president; Mrs. Louis M. Texeira. secretary; Mrs. Walworth L. Peebles Jr., treasurer; and Mrs. William G. Bulifant Jr., historian. Mrs. W. D. Clark, president of the Petersburg PTA Council, was the installing officer. Mrs. William G. Bulifant Jr., historian, gave a report on the year's accomplishments. Committee reports were heard. Mrs. Linwood R. Dix, outgoing president, expressed her appreciation for the co-operation she received during her term of office. She was given a rising vole of tliank.s. Mrs. Dix proM'tUrd Tcxcira with a president's button. 1 GROUP OF SPERO'S QUALITY SUMMER DRESSES · Sleeveless · Short Sleeves O Jacket Dresses Many beautiful styles in this group -Cottons - Arnel"/Cottons - Dacron 11 /Cottons 7-15, 10-20 12'/2-22Vi This Special For Monday Only Two for $12. Regular $7 to $10 1 13 N. Sycamore St. Dial RE 2-5555 Plenty of Free Parking In Rear of Store Fashion Corner - Sycamore at Washington

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