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August 17, 1975

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 40

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S --August 17, 1975 Sarah Lee Faber Is Bride Of James Hawthorne Frail In a double nag ceremony at the Baptist Temple on Saturday. Miss Sarah Lee Fa-, ber became the bride of James Hawthorne Frail. She is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. James Dovener Faber of Lee Street and his parents are Mr. and Mrs. James M. Frail of Noyes Avenue. Officiating were Dr. George B. Hawthorne and Rev. Thomas E. Hartshorn of Lignum. Va. and the bride was given in marriage by her parents. Music was provided by J. Daniel Faber. brother of the bride, organist, soloists. J. David Faber. cousin of the bride, of Shepherdstown. and Mrs. Sarah Switzer of Charleston. Matron of honor was Mrs. Jean G. Batman of Quincy. Fla.. cousin of the bride and maid of honor was Miss Rosemary N. Faber of Charleston, sister. Bridesmaids included Miss Carolyn A. Faber. Miss Linda Jo Guthrie. cousin and Miss Peggy L. Givens of Morgantown. Flowergirl and ringbearer were Suzanne Chandler Wilkins of New Hartford. N.Y., cousin of the 3, X . bride and Andrew L. Weiner, cousin of the bridegroom. » * * THE FATHER of the bridegroom served as best man and ushers were Lawrence R. Frail, brother of the bridegroom. David P. Berlein of Wilmington. Del.. Randall M. Elkins of Elyria, Ohio, and Charles Riling, cousin of the bridegroom. A reception followed the ceremony in the church parlor. Upon their return from a wedding trip through the South, the couple will reside in Spencer. The bride is a reading teacher at Walton Elementary in Roane County and is a member of "the WVEA. NEA and Tiskel- wah Order of the Eastern Star. Her husband is affiliated with an audiologist project called H.E.A.R. in Roane County and is a member of WVEA. NEA, West Virginia Speech and Hearing Assn. and the American Speech and Hearing Assn. Married Fifty Years L ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - All of their children were present when Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Flowers of St. Petersburg, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner party on July 22 at the Coquina Key Club House here. Mr. and Mrs. ; Flowers lived in Charleston, W. " Va.. for 50 years. Their children are Mrs. Verneta Stewart, Mrs. Mary Chatham, Mrs. Nancy Dempsey and Joe Flowers of St. Petersburg, Mrs. Salonia Spradlin of Loudon, Tenn., Mrs. Anna Carter of Elkview, W. Va., Sam Flowers of Monticello, Fla., Mrs. Alvena Klingerman and Jim Flowers of Columbus. Ohio. They have 17 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. own one- Just Hot! kfortheCarry-Coo General Electric 4000 BTU, 115V., 7 Amp. MRS. J. E. RUCH II . . . former Deborah Zornes AGTE 304 PORTABLE ROOM AIR CONDITIONER Only 43 Ibs. light . . . makes cooling portable as TV! · Easy Installation · Durable, molded outdoor case, can't rust · 10-Position Thermostat · Proven Rotary Compressor Grace Church Scene of Bridal How Does Your Garden Grow? Men Tell Planting Plans MRS. J.H. FRAIL .. .former Sarah Lee Faber Miss Zornes Saturday Bride Marriage vows were exchanged Saturday evening at the Highlawn Ba.ptist Church by Miss Deborah Kay Zornes and James Edward Ruch II. son of James Ed- wurd Ruch and Mrs. Betty Ruch. both of St. Albans. Parents of the bride are Mr and Mrs. Elwood Zornes. also of St. Albans. The Rev. LeRoy M. Keeney officiated and Mrs. Tommy Martin furnished the nuptial music. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Janet Leah Cooper was matron of honor and bridesmaids included Kathy Lynn Williams, cousin of the bride. Jane Ann Ruch. sister of the bridegroom, and Patricia Lynn Ruch. another sister. * * * BEST MAN was John Michael Cooper and ushers were Wythe Howard Bo/e. John William Ruch. brother of the bridegroom, and Kenneth Elwood-7-ornes. brother of the bride. After a recption at the St. Albans Woman's Club, the couple left for a trip to the Grand Cayman Islands in the British West Indies. They will reside in St. Albans. Both are graduates of St. Albans High School. She is employed by the Travel- Rama Travel Agency and he is on the sales staff at Mountaineer Datsun Inc. in Charleston and is a student at West Virginia State College. GE Hi-Efficiency, 7600 BTU, 115 Volts, T/i Amps., 8.8 EER · Power Saver Feature · Save Energy · Range · 3 speeds · Proven Rotary Compressor Model AGCE908 * Distributor's suggested retail price. Prices and terms optional with dealer. Set these Applionte Ifofcrei of your partitipating Central Beth-it Dealer. General Electric 10,000 BID, 3-Speed Room Air Conditioner · "Save Energy' Range t Proven Rotary Compressor Susan Rae Wetherholt. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Ray Wetherholt of Jean Street! and Samuel C. Rayhill. son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest A. Rayhill of Homer Street, were married Saturday at the Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church by the Rev. P. Boyer. George Ann Johnson was the organist and a reception followed the ceremony at the church. By Awe Howard Garden. Editor Women, have you heard what the men are up to NOW? It's the Men's Garden Club of Charleston we're talking about. Only about a year old and approximately" 30 members strong, the club has taken on a real challenge for its first important project -- an authentic Colonial garden to be planted at Charleston's Sunrise, as a Bicentennial event. R. Lee Bird, chairman of the planning committee, presented a sketch of the pro- Iposed garden, and out| lined plans and responsi- Ibilities for the project at I the club's August meet- ping held recently. As outlined by Bird, the ;1 garden would measure 19 £Jx 38 feet, with grass walk- Sways. "The garden in Pback of the Wythe House fin Williamsburg is laid out similarity," Bird stat- Howard ed but ad( j ed t h a t the club's garden will not be a Williamsburg garden. "Theirs were formal and we don't want to do that here," he emphasized. * * * BIRD PROPOSED that the members themselves donate the labor, equipment, and plants. The club would pay for fertilizer, chemicals, and possibly a fence. There will be teams to cover the various aspects of the garden, and these are being formed now. There will be, for instance, an herb team (to choose from a list of 62 herbs grown in Williamsburg today); a flower team (to start from seeds, transplant, mulch, cultivate), and a vegetable team (" we need to do research to see what vegetables were grown 200 years ago -- no beefsteak tomatoes!"). "We want to keep this as authentic as possible," Bird said. "For stakes we would use saplings. For tying we would use bark." * * * THE PLANNING committee will research the various vegetables, flowers, and herbs to be sure nothing is planted here that wasn't grown in Colonial gardens of 200 years ago. "As long as it's 200 years old and we can make it grow -that's for us," the club members decided enthusiastically. For instance. Colonial Williamsburg had a law that every garden had to be enclosed by a fence. Bird recommended that the members try to find an old snake fence which could be moved to the Sunrise location. Another sub-project was the making of a bulletin board sign with plot diagram, "so people can see what is growing in our garden." As tentatively proposed by the planning committee, the 19 x 38 foot garden would be divided into eight plots -- separated by grass walkways: four plots would contain vegetables; two. herbs and flowers: one, melons, pumpkins, and cucumbers; and one with four rows of corn. There already is a retaining wall at one end of the proposed garden area, and a parking area at the opposite end. * * * ALAS! The garden is only a two-year project of the club so no f r u i t trees, shrubs, or perennial vines will be considered. After the second year, the ground will be restored in grass if Sunrise doesn 't want to take over the garden. "We would break ground this fall around Thanksgiving," Bird proposed. "Nothing Humlin Couple Marks Wedding AnniVIM-SUIT HAML'IN-Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Vande- Linde will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with open house from 2 to 5 p.m. today at their home here. They were mar- ried'in Hamlin on Aug. 22.1925. She is I Informer Mabel McMellon. daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. H. McMellon and her husband is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. W. VandeLinde of Griffithsvillc. Mr and Mrs. VandeLinde have two sons. Dennie Jr. of Greensboro. N. C.. and Bob of Omaha. Neb., four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. could be planted this fall because we would cultivate it again in the spring. This fall we would lay out the plots, spread horse manure around, and cultivate with a rototiller. We would let it winter and then cultivate again in the spring. During the winter, members could save their wood ashes and dust the area with them." » * * WAIT A MINUTE, men. Did you really say rototiller? Did the Colonial gardeners have rototillers? Surely you're going to use the same sort of equipment as was used in those days -- nothing electric or power driven! And what about that mention of chemicals and fertilizers earlier in the meeting? Surely you don't plan to use modern insecticides? Come on now, if this is to be a Colonial garden you should study the organic gardening methods of today. That's about as close as you can come to real old-time gardening and still actually produce something worthwhile. The snake fence is a good start... and saving wood ashes to mix into the winter soil is excellent... and using grass walks is fine, too. But what about the committee in charge of keeping the walkways in order? Will the clamor of a power mower break into the summer silence of Ye Olde Colonial Garden? Surely not. The whisk, whisk of a scythe would be more like it. * * * I, FOR ONE, wouldn't miss this garden' for anything. I can hardly wait to see it get underway. I only wish the fellows could be persuaded to keep it going permanently. But that's really too much to expect. After all, they all have their own gardens and home grounds to keep up. But this is a grand project and one the whole community will be looking forward to. In fact, men, your fame will spread even beyond the boundaries of Greater Charleston. Sunrise is visited by people from all over the world. Congratulations -- and good luck. * * * INCIDENTALLY, if you have any helpful suggestions for the Colonial garden -- or literature describing gardens of those times - contact one of the members: the aforementioned R. Lee Bird, club president J Zeb Wright (of succulent garden fame), secretary Gene A. Scbott, or bulletin editor John Holswade. Lenox makes a Bride feel more Beautiful. What's a more wonderful time in a woman's life than when she becomes a bride? Especially a Holiday Bride. And what better way to make her feel even more beautiful than to shower her with things of beauty? 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