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Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, June 30, 1974
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-JMU*-.10. Residents Traveling Here, Abroad By Diddy Mattews Palmer trkpkou* 312-lOtU Almost any doting grandmother will travel a long way to see her only grandson . . especially if she can also look forward to bringing him back home with her for a visit and a reunion with his doting grandfather. For example. Mrs. James A. Bibby Jr. of 133 Greenberry Dr.. who left Wednesday on the first lap ol a 25.00U-'mile plane Tip that will end the first week in August when she, "returns to Charleston with her live-year-old grandson. Mi- 'ehael Mahan. M i c h a e l ' s p a r e n t s a r e 'George and Lois i Bibby i Mahan. who have been living in 'Georgetown. Penang. Malaysia, tor the last two years. George Mahan. son ol Mr. and Mrs. Louis M a h a n of Fort Myers. Fla.. (onnerly of this city, is with theCaltex Oil Co. and has just been promoted to .an executive position with the company in K a r a c h i . Pakistan. Mrs. Bibby has by now arrived in Malaysia, where she will spend a month with her ' daughter and Michael while : Mrs. Mahan closes their present home and makes f i n a l · preparations for joining her husband in Pakistan. * t f The M a h a n s are l e a v i n g t h e i r home in Penang with some regret. Mrs. Bibby. who also visited them there last ' June, says it is a spacious British Colonial house situated on a beautifully-landscaped lot '.. and was b u i l t in the early I W s . D u r i n g W o r l d W a r l l . i ' t ; was appropriated by the Japa; ncse and used as a military · h e a d q u a r t e r s . She added it . w o u l d soon he torn down to ; make way for modern apart. ments. 1 Late in July. Mrs. Mahan. . her mother and Michael will ;' fly to Karachi, where the little · boy svill say goodbye H'or awhile) to his lather before he · and Mrs. Bibby continue the : around-the-world flight with ;; Charleston as their, dcstina- ; tion. Enroute. home, they will make brief stops in Zurich and ; New York. · Mr. and Mrs. Mahan w i l l "..stay in a Karachi hotel until ;' : !the'y find a house to their lik- B 'ing. In October they are com- 'Jihg tb the United States for a -4three-rrionth leave and. with '^Michael, plan to divide their ·^vacation time between West "^Virginia and Florida. shire, which features the early history ui America. After visiting the museum, the tourists went lo Dublin. Ireland, and Paris and Deaville. France, to see various private houses, villas, chateaux and gardens. Among other mem- bers of the group were Mrs. Samuel Sutphin of Indianapolis. Ind.. the former Miss Lisa Spilman of Charleston, and her daughter. Miss Gay Sutphin. Alter the tour. Mrs. Davis visited Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wilkins in Shropshire before returning to Charleston with their daughter. -£ Mr. and Mrs. Parker K. 2*Smith J r . . who have made :»|their home in Charleston Ut'wice before, have returned to i^the city and are residing at p4552 H a m p t o n Dr. D u r i n g ·~*their last residency, their ad- rt/jdr'es's was Longridge Raod. ^»iyir. Smith is now coordinator -*Q|' the Chesapeake and Poto- Telcphone Co.'s division ' 'revenue here, and since he transferred from the logical o f f i c e in 1967. has lived l^with his f a m i l y in Coopers- -· "Cfown. N.Yi. and. more recent- «t)y. in Short Hills. N.J. *f if The Smiths have two sons. »£Trie- older. Raymond, is 19 and *has just finished his freshman "£year at Washington and Lee ^University in Lexington. Va. 'yParker i l l . who was born i|here. is 17 and will be a senior 2»'next fall at George Wasliing- r£|on High School. "£': Mrs. J. Hornor Oavis II re!. turned last week to her home *y on Abney Circle. South, after -;;a t r i p to Great Britain and ;-Franee, and was accompanied -{;-home by Miss Elizabeth Wilky r \ns of S h i f n e l . Shropshire. -^England, who also visited her 2plast spring. '^A Mrs. Davis took a tour spon- r'Hsored by the A m e r i c a n Mu- ^vseum in Britain, an institution .-Hlocate.d in Bath. Somerset- Mme. Josiane llouxicr and her daughter. Joe-dyne, left Wednesday for their home in Dugny-Sur-Meuse. near Verdun in France, after a 10-day visit as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Hobert J. Louderback at their home on Kdgewood Drive. The Frenchwomen have been travelling in the United States for six weeks and this is their first visit to the country. They came to Charleston for a very special reason: to see Christie, the Louderbacks' oldest d a u g h t e r , for whom Mine, l l o u x i e r was once a nursemaid. Mr. and Mrs. Louderback were married at the Protest a n t C a t h e d r a l in Paris in li/53, when he. now a Charleston lawyer, was on active duty as an army lieutenant and she was studying on a Fulbright scholarship at the Sorbonne and the University of Nancy. Christie was born New Year's Eve, 1954, in V e r d u n , and Mme. Houzier was hired to help take care of her. She had not seen Christie or her parents since they returned to America. Christie, who will be a sophomore next year at West Virginia Wesleyan College, is working as a counselor, this summer at the Salvaton Army's "Happy Valley Camp" in Putnam, where her former nurse went to see her several times. Also a guest at the Brown home is Mrs. Wilson's daughter. Miss Catherine Wilson, who is studying for a Ph. D. in child psychology at Columbia University and arrived Friday from New York. On Friday. .Mr. and Mrs. Brown Mrs. Guiher and Miss Wilson will go to Cincinnati. Ohio, on the local Colonial Dames" chartered "opera bus." to hear performances of Verdi's "Roberto Devereux" and Offenbach's "La Perichole.' The visitors will return to their homes next Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Chris Smith a n d c h i l d r e n . E l i z a b e t h , Christopher. Caroline and Jonathan, of Seabrook. Tex., formerly of this city, arrived Saturday to visit their parents. Mrs. I. Noyes Smith of Norwood Road and Mr. and Mrs. W i l l i a m S. Hatcher of Fitzgerald Street. This is the family's first visit home since Mr. Smith was transferred last T h a n k s g i v i n g to U n i o n Carbide's plant at Texas City. Dr. Nathan Gerrard. retired sociology professor at Morris Harvey College, and his wife. Dr. Louise Gerrard. director of the commission on aging of the state mental health department, moved last week from 2100 K a n a w h a Ave. to their new home at 813 Walnut Rd. · * * * M i s s R o b i n R o w l a n d , d a u g h t e r of Mrs. V i r b i n i a Rowland of Bigley Avenue, is enroutc home by car from Orlando. Fla.. where for the last 10 months she has been on the Disney World staff and also took part in two musical productions presented by the W a l t Disney Players. Last week she stopped in Atlanta, Ga. to visit Drs. Lyle and Connie Conrad, and before she arrives in Charleston the last of the week, she will also have visited friends in Summerville. S. C./andKinston. N.C.: and made camping stops at Daytona Beach and Jacksonville. Fla.. and Myrtle Beach. S.C. Miss Rowland \vill spend the summer with her mother and in October will leave for New York City to enter the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. . ' Uooald 11. Goshore in Sheri- ton. Ya. O t h e r h i g h l i g h t s .of the French visitors' stay ,ih Charleston were tours of the statehouse (where they were fascinated with the museum) and Sunrise. They also went to city hall to meet Mayor John Hutchinson and to the courthouse to meet Sheriff Kemp Melton, and were startled that both officials were "so young and handsome." Frenchmen holding similar positions are "always old men." they said. Hutchinson gave them key ' chains with attached City-oi'- Charleston seals and they were delighted. One weekend, w h i l e the Louderbacks were attending a b u s i n e s s m e e t i n g at t h e Greenbrier. Mme. Houzier and her daughter were billeted at the Y. W. C. A. and had their meals' at the Quarrier Diner, where, they reported later to Mrs. Louderback, they were given special attention by Manager Larry Young. * * * Mrs. John McConihay Wilson of Yonkers. N.Y.. formerly of Charleston, and Mrs. James M. Gui-her of New York City will arrive Wednesday to visit their brother-in-law and sister. Mr. and Mrs. James F. Brown III of Edgewood Drive. Mrs. Brewster King and son and daughter. Blair and Dana, of Garden City. Long Island. · N.Y:. arrived Friday to,visit their cousins, Mr. and Mrs. John B. M e r r i l l of Staunton Road. .Mr. King will join his family here Wednesday and they will return next weekend to their home. Mr. and Mrs. W i l l i a m B. Dobbs.'who resided at 1500 Bi-idge Rd.. moved last week to 611 E. Fort Hill Dr. Their nevy h o u s e w a s f o r m e r l y owned by Mr. and Mrs. Robe r t R . K n i g h t , w h o h a v e moved to Texas. Mr. and Mrs. Garry Martin and children. Lisa and Andy, w i l l return today to.their home in Columbia, Md.. after a week's visit with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. James B: Mariin. at their home on Loudon Heights Road and their farm at Trinity. Ky. Mr. and Mrs. Stark Biddle will return today to their home in Washington. D.C.. after spending. the weekend with her grandmother. Mrs. Montague Blundon of Virginia Street. They were accompanied by his .daughter. Miss Ann Biddle. Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Wallace III of Tudor Road and Mr. and Mrs. John D. Payne of Connell Road and their children, will return today from a visit to Rehoboth Beach. Del. They also spent several days as guests of the Rev. and Mrs. Mr and Mrs. David Skillman will arrive Wednesday from Winnetka, 111., to spend the Fourth of July weekend with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. L. .Newton Thomas of Newton Road. Mr. and Mrs. William H. E. Marshall of Myrtle Road and Mr. and Mrs. Brooks F. McCabe of Staunton Road have returned from Beech Mountain. N.C.. where they were guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. Manning Smith of Charles Town, at their vacation home. Mr. and Jrs. Donald Ogilvie and children. Jennifer and Adam, have returned to their home in Washington. D. C.. after visiting her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Frederick M. Staunton of Staunton Road, for several days. Mr. and Mrs. Matthew M. Alexander Jr. and children. Trip and Beth, have returned t o L y n c h b u r g . V a . . a f t e r spending several days here w i t h their parents. Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Alexander of Upper Ridgeway Road and Mrs. Phil M. Woolwine of Ohio Avenue.. South Charleston. Miss Julie Smith, who is working this summer in Winston-Salem. N.C., and Miss Dee Ligon. of that city, will r e t u r n t h e r e t o d a y a f t e r spending several days with Julie's parents. Mr. and Mrs. E. Dana Smith, at their homes on Norwood Road and in Lewisburg. In Lewisburg they were joined by another of the Smiths' daughters. Mrs. John F. Kay Jr.. and her family, of Richmond. Va. John C. Turner, manager of the Parkside Place Apartments, underwent surgery Monday at Memorial Hospital and is expected to return later this week to his home. Mr. and Mrs. Francis C. Rogers of Louden Heights Road a n d M r . a n d M r s . Charles Sparacino of Belle w i l l r e t u r n t o d a y f r o m a 10-day vacation trip, to Nova Scotia, Canada. Mrs. Silas W. Pickering III and children, Kelly and Kirk, will arrive Wednesday from Pittsburgh. Pa., to spend the holiday weekend with Mr. and Mrs. William T. Slicer Jr. of Loudon Heights Raod. Three Charleston girls left last week to attend-the Na : tional Summer palaestrum. a camp at Williamsbi'rg. Mich, that specializes 1.1 gymnastics. They were Carrie Davis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney P. Davis Jr. of Grdsscup R o a d : Lee D o m i t r o v i c h ; , daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Domitrovich of Northwood Road and Ashton Clay, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lyell B..Clay of,Thomas Circle. ; *.*·*.·· ··:''· grandfather. Mrs. Inez Lambert and Dick Smith, all of Huntington. Among other out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Wallace G. Nichols and son. Philip G. Nichols. Mr. and Mrs. James M. Lambert. Mr. and Mrs. Harrison M. Schramm. Mr. and Mrs. Conrad B. Ripley. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence P. trigger. Mr. and Mrs. John W. Taylor and sons. Seaton and Wallace. Mr. and Mrs. George F. Kahle. Miss Connie Caldwell. Miss Kathy Reed, Miss Linda Dunlap Scott Hunter. Stephen Bobbitt and Richard Houvouras. all of Huntington. Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Barille of Ironton. Ohio, and Jeffrey Pratt of Columbus. Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Henry D. Tallman of Comstock Place returned last week after accompanying Mrs. Caryl H. Sayre when she brought her boat, via the Intracoastal Waterway, from Jacksonville. Fla.. to Watch Hill. R.I. Five Generations Ten-month-old Edward Garfield Pennyigton, being held by his father, Harold Edward Pennington Jr. of Alum Creek, makes five generations in the family. Beside the baby is his grandfather, Harold E. Pennington of Rt. 2, Pennington's mother. Mrs. W. E. Pennington of Lakeland. Fla.. and her mother, Mrs. Bertha Lockard ot Rt. 2. The W. E. Penningtons are visiting here for the summer. Vistiors in the city for this weekend include relatives and friends who came for the Saturday wedding of Miss Julie Greybill. youngest 'daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert C; Greybill of Oakmoht Road. and Richard Malcolm Lambert of Huntington Among them are the bride's three sisters and their, families: Mr. and Mrs. Howard Withrow and children of Kent, Ohio: Mr. and Mrs. A. W, Dupke. who recently moved from Fredericksburg. Va.. to Virginia Beach. Va.. and son, Adam, and Mrs, Kay Miller of Downington. Pa. Members of the groom's family here.' for the occasion included his parents. Mr, and Mrs. P. Edward Lambert, his brother and sister. David Lambert and Miss Lynn Lambert. and his grandmother and Out-of-town guests attending the wedding on Saturday of Miss Ellen Booth Sharp and Jack W. DeBolt were Patrick Bond of Bedford Heights. Ohio. Mrs J . I . Menger of Charleston. S . C . . W . E . Miller of Oak Hill. Wade S. Sharp. Cecilia Underwood and Marty Becker of Morgantown. Mr and Mrs. Albert Sommerville of Webster Springs. Dr. and Mrs. Kwen Taylor of Huntington. Mr. and Mrs. Phillip M. Trella of Jacksonville. Fla.. Mr. and Mrs. P. N. Trella of Weirton and Mrs. Hamilton Whitelaw of Washington. D. C. The couple was honored with a terrace brunch given by Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Albright, a cocktail b u f f e t by Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Field, cocktail buffet al fresco wih Dr. Henrietta Marquis and Mrs. Robert Witschey as hostesses, poolside cocktail buffet by Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Di- Trapano and a seated dinner given by Mr. and Mrs. Vincent V. Chaney and Mr. and Mrs. · Hugh Curry. The bride was honored with a coffee given by Mrs. Robert Klkins and Mrs. George Johnson and a luncheon and miscellaneous shower at Edgewood Country Club with Mrs. W. Paul Ellcin, Mrs. Seigle Parks-ami Mrs. John L. Sulli- v a n ' a s hostesses. George E. White I I I was host for a bachelor parly.- * * * AMONG THE parties given in conjunction with the wedding of Miss Patricia Hamady. and Nicholas Rampone on Saturday was a shower given by. Mrs. Elaine.Todd in Mine Hill, Dover. N. J.. a shower hosted by the staff of the Continuing '~·'l']ducatio : n\Center in Rocky Mount. Va.. a shower given by Mrs. W a l l a c e Ferrell. Mrs. Clarence Lowery and Mrs. W. L. Harris, all of Charleston, the bridesmaids luncheon, given by Mrs. Samuel Bell of Dublin. Va.; at the Charleston House; and a brunch for out- of-town guests given on the day of the wedding by Mr. and Mrs. Ameen Joseph Jr., Dr. and Mrs. Alfred Jsoeph, Mr. and Mrs. Fredrick Joseph. Mrs. Ameen Joseph Sr. and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ameen. The rehearsal dinner was hosted by the parents of the bridegroom. Mr. and Mrs. Phil Rampone of New Jersey, at Kanawha Country Club. Out-of-town guests here for the Rampone-Hamady service include Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Bell.Jr. of Dublin, Va.. Mrs. Ted Bright of Lincolnton. N. C.. Mr. and Mrs. Steven Bartley, Martinsville, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Flora of Wertz. Va.. the Rev. and Mrs. E. II. Galspie and sons of Salem. Va.. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Todd of Dover. N. J.. Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas P. Cutter of Dover, grandparents of the bridegroom: Mr. and Mrs. Larry M a r k h a m of Blacksburg, Va.: Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Kelly, Morgantown: Linda Natale. R i c h m o n d , V a . ; Mrs. Bettye Buckingham of Rocky Mount. V a . : James MacVoy of Salem. Va.: Mr. and Mrs. Burton Hancock, Clarksville, Va.; Allen Wood, Salem, Va.; Mr. and Mrs. Rich Matejevich, Wierton; Mr. and Mrs. Gene Rampone of New Jersey, brother and sister-in-law of the bride. groom. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hamady of Flint, Mich., uncle and aunt of the bride; Frank Hamady of Flushing. Mich.; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pope of Raleigh, N. C.; Mr. and Mrs. Fred A m e e n . F r e d A m e e n J r . . Falls Church. V a . : Dr. and Mrs. Alfred Joseph. Atlanta. Ga.: Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Joseph Jr.. Atlanta; Randall Joseph. Atlanta: Mrs. Linford Snead. Gastonia. N. C.; Kim Ameen, Falls Church; Mrs. Adle Joseph. Hopewell; Va.; and Ceclia Joseph of Norfolk", Va. Miss N a n c y Susan Basye and R i c h a r d ' W i l l i a m Ellis Who were married in June were honored with a brunch given by Mrs. Theodore H. Ghiz of Sheridan Circle and a cocktail party by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas T. Ellis and Mrs. and Mrs. Charles W. Ellis of Madison and Mrs. Russell Ellis of Charleston at the Daniel Boone Hotel. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas K. Brotherton Sr. of Charleston and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas K. Brotherton Jr. of Charlottesville. Va.. honored the couple with a buffet supper dance at Ernie's Esquire and Mrs. Richard Golden, Mrs. Phillip Golden and Miss Ellen Golden were hostesses for a bridesmaid lunch- con. The bridegroom's parents gave a rehearsal dinner at the Daniel Boone Hotel. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Henry Zacharias of East Strounds- burg. Pa., entertained their son. William Charles Zacharias. and his bride, the former Deborah Jean Robinson, with a rehearsal dinner on Friday at the St. Albans Woman's Club. The bride was entertained with a luncheon given by Mrs. Harold Phillips, her aunt, and Mrs. Clyde Murdock and another luncheon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rodgers Harshbarger. Mrs. Robert Allen and Mrs. Robert Talley were hostesses for brunch the morning of the wedding. · Cifery Photo Francs · Grey Print 5 CHARLESTON BEAUTY ACADEMY! Let Us Add A Little Beauty to Your Spring Season! Open 9a.m. Tuesday thru Sat.\ ·HEW HAIRSTYLES ·LATEST HAIRCUTS ·TINTS ·BLEACHES ·FROSTS ·MANICURES ENROLL NOW IN OUR BEAUTY SCHOOL! 'Ear* while you (torn * 100.00 off tuition *Nationa|y Accredited! with this ad ttWTODAYFOtFMEIWORMATlOU » J NAME I | ADDRESS .'·; .: : PHONE . . . . . . . . . j ' | CITY ^w;.i'.---.:'........... .'STATE ;:..;,.·.;.. I · -'-· -- ' '-- m¥ Tn 'THM irnir rniT -M i 1 mr- 711 % tifE ST., CHARLESTON, W. V A. 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