The Warren County Observer from Warren, Pennsylvania on July 11, 1961 · Page 8
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The Warren County Observer from Warren, Pennsylvania · Page 8

Warren, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, July 11, 1961
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PAGE EIGÜT WAHREN œtJNTY ÔBSERVER. TÙESbÀY, JULY 'il,' 1961 ' *WARRÉN, ÉA. Johnson-Yerg Vows Exchanged At St. Paul's Lutheran Church Couture Group Unveils Fall Fashions MRS. (Photo by Stokes) ROBERT ROBISON YERG St. Paul’s Lutheran Church was the setting June 24 at 2:30 p.m. for the marriage of Miss Beverlv Jeanne Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Walter Johnson, 5 E. Third ave., to Robert Robison Yerg, son of Dr. and Mrs. A. Follmer Yerg, 16 Fourth ave. The double-ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Carl E. R. Nelson of St. Paul’s, with the Rev. Donald H. Spencer of First Presbyterian Church assisting. Decorations included palms, fuji mums, snapdragons and ferns. Carroll Fowler provided appropriate organ music and accompanied the soloist, Robert Dietsch. Mr. Johnson gave his daughter in marriage. She was gowned in French peau de soie, featuring a sweetheart neckline outlined with re-embroidered Alenconlace, long sleeves tapering to wedding points over her hands, and a bouffant skirt flowing into a chapel train. Her fingertip veil of silk illusion fell from a crown of aurora borealis crystals and seed pearls. She carried a bouquet of white roses, centered by a white orchid, with streamers of ivy and pink roses. Her only jewelry was a tiny gold heart necklace, set with a diamond, a gift of the bridegroom. Miss Helen Hesselbacher of Ridley Park was the maid of honor. She was attired in a floor-length gown of pale blue organza with a pink bow headband and carried a colonial bouquet of pink roses and lilies-of-the-valley. Similarly attired in romance blue with pink bow headbands were the bridesmaids — Miss Patricia Thomas of Langhorne, Mrs. Flecia Prosser of Pittsburgh, Miss Margaret Capell of Pittsburgh, cousin of the bridegroom, and Mrs. Carol Tasca of Sonderton. They also carried colonial bouquets of pink roses and lilies- of-the-valley. The flower girl was Debra Johnson, niece of the bride. She was attired in pale blue nylon trimmed in white lace and carried a miniature of the bridesmaids* bouquets. Frederic Gorenflo of Cambridge Springs was the best man. The ushers were Thomas Yerg, brother of the groom; Douglas Johnson of East Orange, N. J.; Pvt. Paul Johnson with the U. S. Marine Corps and Robert Johnson, all brothers of the bride; and Kenneth Castagna of Staten Island, N. Y. For her daughter’s wedding Mrs. Johnson chose ice blue Chantilly lace over peau de soie with matching accessories and a pink orchid corsage. Mrs. Yerg wore pink chiffon with amethyst accessories and a corsage of violet del- phinimums and pink sweetheart roses. Mrs. S. E. Robison, the groom's grandmother, was favored with a corsage of sweetheart roses. A reception for 250 guests at the Woman's Club followed the wedding. Decorations included palms, laurel roping, sprays of laurel and candelabra. On the bride's table there were white fuji mums and smilax. The aides were Mrs. Elmer Lundahl, Miss Charlotta Erickson, Mrs. Robert Capell, Mrs. Charles Reese, Mrs. Ray Daniel son and Mrs. Howard Wagner. For her going-away outfit the new Mrs. Yerg selected a black and white linen sheath with white accessories. Following a wedding trip to the Pocono Mountains, the young couple are at home at 334 N. Lime St.. Lancaster. Guests attended the wedding from Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Lancaster, New York and Titusville. Prenuptial affairs for the bride were given by the maid of honor and the bridesmaids, Mrs. Charles Reese and Mrs. Elmer Lundahl, Mrs. Henry Langman, Mrs. James Frantz, Mrs. C. W. Beckley and Mrs. Stewart Beckley, Mrs. David Crossett, Mrs. William Crossett and Mrs. Kenneth Graham. The rehearsal dinner, given by the groom's parents’, was held at the Woman's Club. The bride is a graduate of Temple University. She was formerly employed by the School District of Lancaster, now works in the Manheim Central School District. The groom attended Franklin and Marshall College and is presently employed by St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lancaster. By PATRICIA McCORMACK NEW YORK (UPI) - Designers of suit jackets today reaffirmed their dedication in the campaign against button-popping and seam- splitting. Jackets are more fitted than they were last year. You can’t conceal a book under them. But they're inches away from being even distant relatives of the once-fashionable tightly fitted suit jacket-the kind that ample females often had a hard time breathing in after a big meal. The trend to the demi-fitted suit jacket *vas dominant in collections shown during the second day of the New York couture group’s semi-annual press week for the nation’s fashion press corps. Demi-fitted means the jackets are shaped somewhat to the body in front and backs hang freely, unfitted. The silhouette’s comfortable even after three slices of applie pie. Shoulders are soft, dropped, unpadded, casual. Necklines are schizophrenic split in personality. Some are stitched to move away from the neck. Others are fashioned to hug the neck. Skirt silhouettes are flared or slim. The flares range from slight to tremendous. The pleated look continues. The box, knife and culotte variety were seen. The suit colors include many shades of green, including olive, bright and jade. Other colors: red, magenta, vibrant blue, light navy. Fabrics include the old faithfuls: Wool crepe, flannel, wool knit, flat double knit, ottoman, boucle, wool jacquard, corduroy. The colors are solid. Or they're served up in checks, plaids, stripes and contrasts. Trapp-Pellegrino Ali-we-je Club Dinner Picnic The Ali-We-Je Club will have a picnic tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Earl Laurence at Starbrick. Members are only to bring table service. It is requested that any cancellations of standing reservations be made by tonight. This will be the last meeting of the club until September. MARY ALLENE TRAPP The engagement of Miss Mary Allene Trapp, daughter of Mrs. William E. Trapp of 2916 Ash street, Erie, and the late Mrs. Trapp, to John B. Pellegrino Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Pellegrino, 12 Schantz street, Warren, is announced. The bride-elect, employed in the engineering department of the Pennsylvania Electric Company of Erie, is a graduate of Villa Maria Academy, Erie. Mr. Pellegrino, a graduate of Warren High School, received his degree in civil engineering from Tri-State College, and is employed as a structural design engineer with the Erie Strayer Company. He also served four years in the United States Navy. An October 7th wedding in St. John's Roman Catholic Church in Erie is planned. Clarendon Recreation Committee to Meet The Supervision Committee of Clarendon Recreation Assoc., will be held tomorrow evening at 7:30 at the fire station. All women who have been asked to supervise are urged to attend; also anyone who is interested in helping. BOA BELOW — Rosalie Macrino wraps an ostrich feather boa from hip to hem on a black marquisette evening dress liberally sprinkled with black paillettes. Simple of line, the dress has a high round neckline, no sleeves, and a ribbon belt drawn just below the waist. (UPI Photo) Dwight Silzles Honored at Open House To Celebrate Silver Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Silzle were honored with an Open House last Sunday afternoon and evening when their son and daughter, Robert and Diane, entertained at the family home, 3 Branch street, to celebrate their parents' 25th Wedding Anniversary. The former Jeannette Loding and Dwight Silzle were married at the Grace Methodist Church in Warren on July 10, 1936. The late Rev. H. A. McCurdy performed the ceremony. Attendants were Mrs. Gordon MacMartin of Buffalo, at that time Miss Alice Jolley, and Mr. Henry Petersen of Warren. Both were guests at the open house. Mrs. Silzle received her guests in a turquoise sheath, adorned with a white orchid corsage. Mr. Silzle was remembered with a white carnation boutonniere. The luncheon table was centered with white flowers and silver fern, white candles in silver holders on either side. The four-tier white anniversary cake was topped with wedding bells and flowers and a silver “25”. In the afternoon, Miss Alice Andrew served the cake, Miss Connie Nagy poured and Miss Carol Knight presided at the punch bowl. For the evening hours, Mrs. Paul Dangelo presided at the coffee table, and Mrs. Howard Van Orsdale served punch, Miss Diane Silzle managed the guest book. All aides were presented with corsages of white carnations. Guests were present from Jamestown and Buffalo, New York City, Lake Worth. Florida; East Hickory, Kinzua, Kane, Tidioute, Clarendon and Warren. Bishop Travels BARCELONA, Spain (UPI) — The Most Rev. Fulton J. Sheen, auxiliary Bishop of New Yor, arrived here yesterday en route to New York from Rome. "OW-OW...WOW DO YOU PgOPLP F£EL ABOUT GOING OUT TO DIKING TONIGHT?'

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