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The Province from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • 12

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The Provincei
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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DAILY PROVINCE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 1939 Twelve THE Gay Round Of Parties During Week Travellers Share Honors as Local Hostesses Entertain. TRS. BRUCE BOYD enter. tained luncheon today in honor of Mrs. Jan Cherniavsky, who has recently returned from abroad.

Mrs. Percy Shallcross was one of Tuesday's dinner hostesses when she entertained at her residence on South Granville street. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Hyatt will be hosts this evening when they entertain at dinner for Mr.

and Mrs. Edwin S. Webster of Boston. Mrs. A.

Kemball of Carmel-by. the -Sea is visiting in the city for the summer months, guest of her daughter, Mrs. A. E. Jukes.

Mrs. Philip Wolfe entertained informally this afternoon at a bridge party at her home on Somerset crescent. A low ar. rangement of iris, stock and other spring flowers appointed the tea table, at which Mrs. W.

H. Mowat and Mrs. John Montgomery presided. Mr. and Mrs.

Reginald Lacon of Denman Island passed through the city en route to Quebec to meet their son, Lieut. Beecroft Lacon, who is arriving on H.M.S. Southampton. Dr. and Mrs.

W. Middleton have returned from a threeweeks' trip to California. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Ballentyne have taken the residence of Mrs.

S. V. Crompton, 6387 Larch street, for the next few months. Mrs. Thomas C.

Glover left today for Chemainus, where she will spend the next three months. Mrs. H. W. Parker, who is leav.

ing on Saturday for her home in Winnipeg after visiting in the city, guest of Mrs. George Wright, and Mrs. F. S. Nowlan, who is leaving on Saturday to spend four months in Nova Scotia, shared honors this afternoon when Mrs.

W. E. Herger entertained at the tea hour. Asked to pour tea at the attractively. appointed tea table were Mrs.

Allan S. Gentles, Mrs. Robert S. Cherry, Mrs. Oscar Erickson and Mrs.

John Rose. Mr. and Mrs. Allard de Ridder left this morning by motor for California to visit San Francisco and Carmel-by-the-Sea, Mr. and Mrs.

D. S. Fraser have left for Southern California. They will visit in the Eastern States before returning home. Invitations for an after five party on Saturday, May 13, have been issued by Mr.

and Mrs. Vassall Forrester, and Mrs. B. A. Sanders, at the home of the former, 2609 West Forty ninth.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Constantine of Seattle, who are coming up to the city for the Gymkhana, will be the house guests of Major and Mrs. J.

H. Constantine. Among those who have reserved boxes for the Gymkhana, which takes place on Friday and Saturday in the Hastings Park Horseshow Building, are Mr. and Mrs. Philip Wolfe, Mr.

and Mrs. Harry Reitel, Mr. Michael Wilkinson Mr. and Mrs. George Irvine, and Mr.

and Mrs. R. J. Sprott. Mrs.

Richard S. Shryock of Merion, national president of Kappa Kappa Gamma fraternity, and Mrs. Laura Harvey George, national chairman of the fraternity's fellowship award city committee, on Tuesday passed en route through to the district convention in Montana. While here they attended the annual banquet of the local chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma, held at Jericho Country Club on Tuesday evening. -Photo of Mrs.

Gourlay by Wadds, of Mrs. Fisk by Bridgman. WEDDINGS OF THE WEEK have marked the social calendar during the past few days. Mrs. left), is the former Queenie Mrs.

Harry A. Wiles. She is wedding gown she wore at her Cathedral on Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs.

James Edwin were married in Canadian Bridal Couple Guests of Honor Miss D. Myers and Derek Johnston Feted. TR. and Mrs. George W.

Thompson entertained at their residence on Marine Crescent on Tuesday at an afterfive party given in honor of Miss Diana Myers and Mr. Derek Lukin Johnston, whose marriage will take place next Saturday afternoon. A profusion of early summer flowering shrubs and blossoms, including dogwood, drons, stocks and snapdragon, and were used throughout the hall reception rooms, and on the charmingly -appointed hors d'oeuvres table. Mrs. Tohmpson received her guests in an imported hostess gown of deep burgundy French crepe, with bodice of georgette effectively encrusted with sequins in soft tones.

Miss Myers was wearing a becoming frock of black crepe de Chine with an imprinted design in shades of red, green, blue and yellow. The trimmings on her small black hat were of similar tones. Miss Mary Darling and Miss Jeannie Wilkinson -Brighouse are holidaying in San Francisco. A KAYSER "KAYSER" 4 Length and 6-Button Washable Gloves. Plain and novelty zipper fasteners.

Most black, white. wanted Sizes 6 shades to 8. and 1.00 Granville 575 Wilson's Bride Is Guest of Honor At Tea Today Miss Verna Tucker Is Widely Feted Before May Marriage. MONG the more formal A events on this week's social calendar was the largely attended tea which took place this afternoon at Hotel Vancouver, given by Mrs. Anthony Tucker in honor of her daughter, Miss Verna Tucker, whose marriage to Dr.

Mervyn Ritchie Caverhill of Victoria will take place on Tuesday next. Guests were received in Peacock Alley and tea was served in the Wedgwood Room. For the occasion Mrs. Tucker had chosen a gown of dusky pink sheer with accents of sunburst accordion The crown of her wide hat of egg. shell straw was ornamented with pink French flowers, and she wore a corsage of delphinium and pink roses.

Miss Tucker wore an imported model of orchid-toned French crepe with long flared skirt, over which was worn a soft quilted jacquette with a bouquet of gardenias. Her hat was a widebrimmed Sonje model, trimmed with colors ranging from Dubonnet red to delphinium blue. A large bowl of tulips, snapdragon and stock in pastel colorings centred the long table, which was lighted by tall delphinium blue tapers in old Georgian candlesticks. Asked to pour tea were Mrs. W.

A. Wells, Mrs. George Barons, Mrs. J. H.

Forester and Mrs. R. W. Armstrong. Assisting during the afternoon were Mrs.

George Niblo, Mrs. William Edgar, Miss Eleanor Stockvis, Miss Edna Neilson, Miss Grace Wallbridge and Miss Margaret McCutcheon. Will Reside At Whitehorse CT. Mark's Anglican Church was the setting on Tuesday evening for a quiet wedding of much interest in the city when Rev. C.

C. Owen united in marriage Miss Verna Margaret (Peggy) Vandervoort, R.N., and Dr. Neil Alexander Stewart. The bride is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs.

E. S. Vandervoort, 2596 Cornwall street, and the groom the eldest son of Mr. A. M.

Stewart, 2220 West Forty fifth, and the late Mrs. Stewart. For her wedding the bride was wearing a frock of Queen's blue boucle woollen to match the shade which revered her navy topcoat. Her hat was a japonica French model matching her accessories, and in her shoulder bouquet were orchids and lily of the valley. Miss Doreen Dawson, who attended as bridesmaid, wore an Oxford grey tailleur with blue pin stripe.

Her model hat was in shade of Suez pink and her accessories matched, while Rapture roses comprised her corsage. Mr. Maxwell Stewart of Chilliwack was his brother's best man. Mr. Ernest Colton was the soloist during the signing of the ter, and nuptial music was played by Mr.

George Bullen. A reception for immediate relatives followed the ceremony at the home of the bride's parents, where the bride's table, centred with a three-tier wedding cake embedded in pink tulle, was lighted by tall pink tapers in silver holders. Following the reception Dr. and Mrs. Stewart left for the North, and will reside at Whitehorse, Y.T.

THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY 8:30 p.m. Sharp GYMKHANA Hastings Park Horseshow Bldg. SEATS NOW! M. A. Kelly 659 Granville 81.

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felts and summer straws. Anne Maloney Ltd. Georgia Hotel TRinity 1841 -Midseason marriages with exceptional interest S. Allan Gourlay (upper Wiles, daughter of pictured in the lovely period marriage in Christ Church Robertson (upper right), Memorial Chapel on Tuesday afternoon. Mrs.

Robertson Wood, daughter of Mrs. Dr. and Mrs. Neil were married at St. Mark's ceremony Tuesday evening.

Margaret (Peggy) Robert Fisk (lower right) Bridgman, daughter of Mr. Her marriage took place at on Monday evening. Brilliant Record Achieved By B. First Woman Minister Miss Norah Hughes Is Unusual Addition To Theological Brotherhood of Canada. year students.

LEADS STUDENTS OF HER CLASS. is RITISH making her COLUMBIA'S fellow first "theologs" and only sit up woman and take student notice. minister This summer she will preach two sermons each Sunday from the pulpit of a West Vancouver Church, although she won't receive her divinity degree or be titled "Rev." until spring. There was a time when the church was man's last stronghold of supremacy. Now that's gone.

The dignitaries of the United Church didn't take it very seriously when on June 9, 1937, Miss Nora H. Hughes of Abbotsford, graduate of the University of B.C., was accepted as a candidate for the ministry. But they are now ready to admit that their one woman minister is brilliant. In the past two years, Hughes, who before taking to holy orders was an instructor in botany at the University, has shown them a thing or two. In 1938, at the close of her first year of study in Union College, she won the two scholarships for highest standing among first- When the college held its spring convocation last week, Miss Hughes received the scholarship indicating that she had led the second year students.

The masculine "theologs" who are studying with her don't seem to be the least resentful about it all. In fact, just before the lege term closed, they elected her president of the Students' Theological Society of Union College. Miss Hughes is the fourth woman in the Dominion to study theology. The first graduate was Rev. Lydia Gruchy of Saskatoon.

The Ontario and the Alberta theoiogical colleges each have one woman student. The vivacious, humorous little lady in tweeds, with her English blue eyes and soft English accent, isn't at all what a woman minister might be expected to be. She doesn't like to be interviewed and 'she has a British reticence about discussing her unusual choice of career. "Of course, I like it," she said, "I wouldn't be in it if I didn't. "I want to be a regular minister, with a church like any she replied when asked what branch of work she follow after graduation, next year.

Last summer Miss Hughes shouldered her summer mission work with her male colleagues and was sent to Port Kells, where she preached three sermons every Sunday. This summer Miss Hughes will be stationed at one of the West Vancouver churches. "Her congregations her very much last year," said college officials, discussing Miss Hughes' work. -Photos of Mr. and Mrs.

Robertson and Dr. and Mrs. Stewart by Lloyd Turner, is the former Ruby Irene Graham Norton of Winnipeg. Alexander Stewart (lower left), Anglican Church at a quiet Mrs. Stewart is the former Vandervoort.

Mrs. John is the former Dorothy Edith and Mrs. W. J. Bridgman.

Canadian Memorial Chapel Players' Club Goes On Tour Show Tonight In Island City WHILE graduates all of the the other University underare patiently waiting for the results of their final examinations, the U.B.C. Players' Club keeps its members fully occupied in making arrangements for the annual tour of the province with their play, "The Curtain Rises," which was produced before Vancouver audiences in March. Victoria will be the scene of the play this evening. Once more to Vancouver, and then the tour through the interior of British Columbia will be made. There it will be a case of packing and unpacking every day for two weeks before the party of ten can return with all the joys of the "funny little things" that happened, to talk over and over again.

The party includes Mrs. Kenneth Caple, Mr. Sidney Risk, Miss Anne Carter, Miss Cicely Holmes, Mr. Jim Frazee, Mr. John Glen, Mr.

Tom McDowell, Miss Esme Caydzien and Mr. Dacre BarrettLennard. Mrs. Kate Loutet will celebrate her ninetieth birthday on Thursday at the home of her son, Mr. Jack Loutet, 177 Carisbrooke road, North Vancouver.

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