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8 DETROIT FREE PRESS Tuesday, March 28, 1946 Miss Edwards Engaged to Eastern Navy Officer BY MARGUERITE RILEY Freo Presi Society Editor ' It pleases our sense of the fitness of things that we have a springlike quota of romantic news to deliver to y6u this last Tuesday in March. First of all there's Helen Muir Edwards engagement to a Navy lieutenant from Baltimore. And second, Bride-elect Ann Whitehead has set a mid-June wedding date. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Fullton Edwards invited a group of friends to their Lothrop Road home Sunday afternoon for cocktails, during the evening announcing their daughter . Helen's betrothal. The young man in the case' is Lit. George Tazewell Thomas, USNR, son of Mrs. Tazewell Taylor Thomas, of Baltimore, Md., and the late Mr. Thomas. The lieutenant has just returned from duty in the Pacific theater and is on terminal leave. He was graduated from Princeton University. Helen attended the Master's School in Dobbs Ferry, N. Y. She is a member of the Junior League, Tau Beta and the Metamora Club. June Bride-to-Be WHEN" WE SAY "mid-June," referring to Ann Whitehead's wedding date, we mean just that, because she has set June 15 as the day for her marriage to Woodruff Boyd Crouse. The ceremony will be solemnized at Christ Church Chapel, with a small reception afterwards. Ann has named her honor attendants, but her list of bridesmaids is not complete yet. Mrs. James Frazer Whitehead, Jr., will be the matron of honor and the maid of honor will be Sarah Booth Whitehead. Woody's attendants will be announced later. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs, J. Frazer Whitehead, of Cloverly Road. Woody's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Charles Beecher Crouse, of Provencal Road. Double Party Incentive COMBINING a perfect spring day with a perfect excuse for a party, Mrs. Roloson Wilcoxon and her sisters, Mrs. Frederick B. Lowrie and Mrs. Edward H. Hess, gave a luncheon bridge Monday over at the DAC. The presence of Kathleen Sullivan in town was all the incentive the women needed for gathering together a group of friends at the club. Kathleen is en route from the East Coast to her home in San Diego. She arrived in Detroit on Saturday to visit her uncle, John A. Maclvor, after being in Topsfield, Mass., as the guest of her fiance, Ensign Howard Wellman, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sargent H. Wellman. Some of the luncheon guests were Mrs. Frederick J. Bolton, Mrs. Wendell S. Smith, Mrs. Howarth Gnau, Mrs. Donald A. Williams, Mrs. Lowell Snell, Mrs. Richard E. Cross, Mrs. Charles Sestock, Mrs. Earl Turner, Marjorie Patterson, Mrs. David Haughey, of Ann Arbor; Mrs. Joseph G. Black, Jr., and Mrs. Edward Allen. The Wanderers ANOTHER SATURDAY arrival in town was Mary Lawrie, who spanned the distance between Denver and Detroit by plane. She is on spring vacation from her teaching duties at school in Denver, but her stay in town will be all too brief. On Thursday she and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard II. Lawrie, of Lochmoor Blvd., will leave by motor to drive out West. The Lawries will take Mary back to Denver and then proceed to Colorado Springs, where they'll spend a few days at the Broadmoor. The McPherson Brownings are making plans to return to Detroit about the first of April from Tryon, N. C, where they have been spending a few weeks' vacation. Making Home Here r J- - . L- K H.I ,-a. I (' ' , C k r - - ON" K Free Press Photo Mr. and Mrs. John Cummiskey (she was Elenore Schott, of Youngstown, O.,) are back from their wedding trip in the South. They are making their home temporarily with Mr. Cummiskey's mother,' Mrs. James P. Cummiskey, of E. Jefferson Ave. Kappa Alpha Reception Follows University Rites Personal Mention Dr. and Mrs. W. W. Mac-Gregor, of Taylor Ave., are spending a week in Boston, Mass. A son, Stephen Fechtig, was born on March 10 to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Forrest Beall IV, of Harvard Road. Mrs. Beal is the former Nora Michael Gregory. Maj. and Mrs. Joseph H. Chance, Jr., are spending the major's terminal leave with his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Chance, of Kipling Are. In town over the week-end from New York was Mrs. Carl S. Forsythe, Jr. She was the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Joseph Cluff, of Muir-land Ave. Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Kane, of the Eddystone Hotel, recently marked their thirty-fourth wedding anniversary. They are vacationing in Los Angeles, Calif. Betty Wahl, a student at Edgewood Park College in Briar-cliff Manor, N. Y., arrived over the week-end to spend a ten-day vacation with her parents, the William G. Wahls, of Devonshire Road. Mrs. James Lee, of Howard Ave., is in New York for a few days. After their recent marriage in Ann Arbor's First Presbyterian Church, Mr. and Mrs. Milton James Sandling, Jr., greeted MRS. M. J. SANDLING, JR. their friends at a reception in the Kappa Alpha Theta house. The new Mrs. Sandling, formerly Betty Norine Smith, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram R. Smith, of HowelL Mr. Sandling' s parents are the Milton J. Sand-lings, of Kalamazoo, formerly of Howell. For her wedding, Betty wore a gown of white satin, trimmed in lace, the full skirt ending in a long train. A half-hat, with orange blossoms at either side, held her fingertip veil, and on her white prayer book was mounted a spray of gardenias. Mrs. William R. Hall, of Detroit, was matron of honor for her sister. Her gown of white net featured a hoop skirt, caught up with clusters of violets and she carried a colonial bouquet of the same blossoms. Bridesmaids in the wedding BEST & CO.- no stripes Stripes," ever a favorite with the girls, in a new dress theyre bound to enjoy. Simply made of spun rayon with dark stripes on pink, blue or chartreuse. Even si:es 10 to 16 . . 12.95 Mail and phone orders filled Postage prepaid everywhere in the U. S. EST & CO. Krchvel Avtnu. near Codio, Groil Point 33 Tudo 2-3700 c jjl I L party were Dawn Hameister, of Mt. Clemens; Mrs. Richard Ross, of Howell; Mrs. Roger Lewis, of Ann Arbor, and Ruth Ann and Janet Smith, sisters of the bride. Their white gowns were caught at the skirts with clusters of red roses and the red roses formed their colonial bouquets. All the attendants wore caps of white net ruffling. Mr. Sandling was best man for his son. Ushering were Irving Cedergreen, Charles Cannon, Richard King. John Albert, Wesley Brooks and William Hall. The newlyweds are at home in Ann Arbor, where both are students at the University of Michigan. Mrs. Sandling is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta, and Mr. Sandling, recently released after overseas service with the Army, is affiliated with Psi Upsilon. Detroit Girl Married in EasW Surprise news in the romance department today is the announcement of the marriage on Saturday of Betty Anne Jones to Ensign John Vincent Lufkin. Betty and John had planned an early summer wedding, but when he received his assignment for sea duty they decided on an earlier date. The pair exchanged vows at a noon ceremony in the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Portsmouth, N. H. The Rev. Father John P. Duffy officiated at the rites. Betty Anne, daughter of Col. and Mrs. Henry Warren Jones, of the Whittier, wore for her wedding an afternoon frock of aqua crepe and a half-hat of white flowers. Her corsage was of white orchids. Her only attendant was Barbara Yale, of Binghamton, N. Y., who was the bride's roommate at the University of Michigan. Barbara chose a dress of cocoa brown crepe, with pink accessories. Ensign Peter Geyelin, USNR, of New York, was best man for the bridegroom, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Elgood Moulton Lufkin, of Rye, N. Y., and Norfolk, Conn. After a small wedding breakfast the newlyweds left for Newport, R: I., where they will make their home until the ensign leaves for sea duty. Birmingham Bride to Live , in Lansing In the First" Presbyterian Church of Birmingham Patricia M. Larkin became the bride of Harold L. Beck on March 20. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don R. Larkin, of Birmingham, and Harold's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Alfred J. Beck, of Negaunee Ave. Mrs. Donna L. Hunter, (Patricia's sister, was matron of honor. The other attendants were Edna A. Bergan, maid of honor, of Ossining, N. Y.; Norma M. MacRae and Katherine J. Peterson, of Grayling. Ed Callan was best man and John Good, W. Leonard Beck and Robert Beck were ushers. After a reception at the Forest Hills Country Club the pair will go to Lansing where the bridegroom is studying at Michigan State. Detroiter to Wed British Officer Mrs. Whitehurst Carpenter, of McNutt, La., announces the engagement of her niece, Mrs. . Annette Clorisa Lucas Grassl, of the Hotel Statler, to Lt. James Barett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Barett, of London, England. Lt. Barett is stationed in Naples, Italy, with the British Navy. The Wedding will take place in October and the couple will make their home in Detroit. it i r f . sizes fiJ -38 si A blend of ease and elegance Rare Spring blend of ease and elegance! ... Blue, green, silver birch, aqua or black virgin wool ... dramatized with a big bow and cuffs of black velvet. 49.95 rtjant Chatterbox ' By p tmoi "Sold to the highest bidder! was the cry at the Delta Epsi-lon Beta party Saturday night. Sisters Gloria and Ann Davis hostessed the auction jamboree In their home on . Keating Ave. The "rec" room was the scene of the sale with 50 junior buyers putting in their bids between cokes and sandwiches. After the final novelty went under the hammer the crowd did some disc dabbling and danced for the rest of the evening. Gloria's date was Neil Her-ron and her -sister, Ann, was with Fred Shaggnott. Virginia Ogg and Dick De-Wolfe, Georgia Shea and Cal Shuptrine. Shirley Paul and Bill Cation and Margaret Elwood and John Rodriguez were at the auction fete. Buffet Style IT WILL be strictly a feminine affair Saturday night . at Barbara Devereaux's home on Monica Ave., when the Omega Chi sisters gather for a buffet dinner. The Greek letterites will plan their Alumnae Tea which is scheduled for April 28 at Pat Saunders' home onv Santa Barbara Drive. After all the plotting is over the gals' dates will drop in to finish np the evening dancing and dipping into cokes and sandwiches. Among the Omega Chis will be Mary Jo Quintan, Carol Colombo, Sue Keller, Adele Marchese, Mary Anns Helm, Peggy Gordon, Mary Gillespie and Connje Downey. Coletta Timpy, Joan Roche, Mary Ann Johnson, Dorothy and Mary Lou McGrath, Mary Kay Cronberger and Beata Karabees will be there too. , CONTINUING the vacation saga, Nancy and Jim Holmes, who are on textbook leave from Kings wood and Cranbrook, are enjoying Western life. 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