Charleston Gazette (Newspaper) - May 10, 1942, Charleston, West Virginia
The Charleston Gazette, Sunday, May 10, 1942. 21 Miss Susan Cunningham Becomes Bride of Benjamin T. Woodruff St. John's Church I Scene of Wedding Wearing the wedding gown of her great great great grandmother, Miss Susan Jaquelin Cunningham became the bride of Mr. Benjamin Thomas Woodruff in a cere- mony held last night at St. John's Episcopal church. Couple's Parents The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jackson Cunning- ham of Kanawha boulevard. The bridegroom's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Frederick H. Woodruff of Chi- cago. III. Rev. Harry S. Longley read the at 8 p. m. in a setting of wood ward! a ferns, hemlock, ver- bena and spring flowers. The chan- cel wag lighted by white tapers in branch candelabra. White ribbons marked the family pews. Before the ceremony, Mr. Wil- liam S. Patrick, cousin of the bride. sang "At Dawning" and "My Heart Thy Sweet Voice" from "Samson and Delilah." He was accompanied by Misi Anita Peck of Cannelton. student at West Virginia university, j played, a program of organ music including Chopin's "Prelude i in A "In the Garden of! "Claire de Lune" by Debussy and "Evening Star" by Wagner. During the ceremony, she played the second movement from Tscliaikowsky's "Piano Concerto." She also played the march from Tannhauser" as processional and Mendelssohn's recessional. Mr. Cunningham gave his daugh- ter in marriage. The wedding gown Is that worn by Mary Willis Am- bler of Yorktown, Va., for her wedding In 1783 to Chief Justice John Marshall, and is one of the heirloom-: in the Marshall House Richmond. Her granddaughter, Vir- ginia Harvle of Richmond, was the wife of Dr. Splcer Patrick, whose family has long been prominent in this section. Wears Heirloom Pendant Of ivory brocade satin, the dress Is fashioned with a tight bodice, dropped shoulder line, bertha of Duchess point lace and short puffed sleeves. The divided skirt has an underskirt ol ivory net with front panel of pleated -net tiers, a ruffle the hem and court train. The bride's long Ivory tulle veil fell from a pointed coronet of step- hanotis. She wore matching lace Chicago; Mr. Clarence C. Moore. Mr. mitts and carried a bouquet of lilies of the valley, stephnnotis and gar- denias. Her only ornament was a pearl and amethyst pendant which belonged to her ancestress. Mrs. Cecil Wiseman of Lewisburg served as matron-of-honor and Miss Anne Blair Alderson of this city and Lewisburg, student at the Uni- versity of North Carolina, was maid- of-honor. Their gowns of ivory -net were identical in style, fashion- ed i-'ith torso length bodice, dropped shoulder line, short puffed sleeves and full skirts. Their headdresses j placed .were small caps of yellow roses and i Spring blue delphinium and they carried! were used as other decorations Scharf-Biltzer Miss Edna Pettry Is Wed Children's Theater Group Wedding Is Held To Edmund William Woody Violin Director Marries Hadassah Member At Her Home The wedding of Miss Mary Biltzer and Mr. Philip Scharf took place at p. m. Tues- day at the bride's home in Jackson street. Rabbi Samuel Cooper and Cantor Newburg read the service in the pres- ence of relatives and a few friends. j Miss Cohejti Attendant The bride wore a navy and white ensemble, matching accessories and a corsage of fuchia orchids. Her only attendant, Miss Ruth Cohen, wore a black ensemble accented with white and a gardenia corsage. Mr. J. A. Cohen served as best man. Mrs. Scharf is the daughter of i -the late Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Biltzer j of this city. She was graduated from Charleston high school, is a member of Junior Hadassah and is employed by the Central Pipe and i Supply company. Her husband is the son ol Mrs. Bertha Scharf, who is now in Pal- estine. He studied under Prof. Se- j vcik of Prague, Prof. Rose of Vien- ;na and is a graduate pupil of the i late Prof. Franz Kneisel of the In- stitute of Musical Arts in New York City. Mr. Scharf has presented con- at art centers in Vienna, Paris and Italy, and toured Germany with the noted singer, Chaliapin. He was a former staff soloist for the Palestine Broadcasting service and is now director ,of the violin de- partment of the Mason College of Music and Fine Arts. Mr. and Mrs. Scharf will reside at 1514 Jackson street. Annual Meet Set By Colonial (KTM Studios) Mrs. Benjamin Thomas Woodruff She is a granddaughter of the late and short full skirt. She wore a similar cap and carried a basket of flowers. Henry L. Forbes, III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry L. Forbes, jr., of Oakwood road, ring bearer, wore an ivory satin suit. Mr. Francis B. Vaughan served as best man. Groomsmen were the bride's brother, Mr. Charles J. Cunningham, jr.; the bridegroom's cousin, Mr. Frederick Wendnagel of white satin kneeling bench. Before the ceremony. Mr. Jack Her paternal grand- election of a president, iirst. second Gibsoln of Eunice sang "I Love You and third vice presidents and live Trul and ..At Dawning." Miss members to the ooard of directors. Annual reports will be given by the officers and chairman of stand- ing committees. of Wilmington, Del., and Mr. Louis Gorono of Pine Bluff, Ark. Mrs. Cunningham was attired in an amethyst chiffon gown with NU heirloom brooch of pearls and amethysts at the neckline. Th? bridegroom's mother wore a blue- gray chiffon gown. Reception Given After the ceremony, a large r ceptiun was held at the Cunnin ham home. A three-tiered weddin cake with miniature figurines w, in the center of the tabl flowers and white tapei Mr. and Mrs. John Syme Hogue and a great-granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mi's. Mrs. Spicer Pat- rick and Dr. and Mrs. William Patrick Hogue. parents were the late Mr. and Mrs. George Edward Cunningham OL' Buena Vista, Va. She attended Charleston nchooU and was graduated from the high school department of Gieenbrier College for Women at Lewisburg and Lasell Junior college in Au- btirndale, Mass. She is u member i of the board of directors and chair- man of the associate board of Ka- nawha Players and a member of the Cotillion club. White Cross society and Charleston Tennis cUib. Mr. Woodruff is an assistant sup- erintendent in the acids uf I. duPivnt de X< company a' Hello ;md for the four vein's j of Mr. and Mr.--. "W. G. in Spring road. He The annual business meeting o.f the National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of West Vir- ginia will be held at a. m. Wednesday. May 13 at the YWCA. with Mrs. W. E. R. Byrne presid- ing. The constitution and by-laws will be revised and there will be an (KTM Studloi) Miss Edna Elsie Pettry, daughter of Mrs. S. R. Hale of Stickney, and Ensign Edmund William Woody, son of Mr and Mrs. E. W. Woody of Bramwell, were married at p. m. yesterday at the First Presbyterian church with Rev Wallace M. Alston officiating. Decorations Used The altar was banked with palms. ferns and southern smilax. Vases of white gladioli and seven branch candelabra stood on each side of a Attends Luncheon, Dinner Miss Gloria Chandler, AJLA field representative of the children's theater, spoke on the "Future of the Children's at the luncheon held_ yesterday at Edgewood Country club, for conference delegates. Guests Named Covers were laid for Mesdames Victor Shaw, Fred Hess and Miss Martha Himelick of Fairmont; Mrs. Samuel Oils and Miss Ruth Carlton 'efferies of Parkersburg; Mes- dames Jack Kendel, H. L. Ducker, frank B. Enslow, Sidney P. Hayes and Miss Betty Harvey of Hunting- on; Miss Louise Horton of Royal Oak, Mich.; Mrs. Marguerite Personals Ensign Frederick A. Jesser, jr., will return tomorrow to naval duty after a visit with his and infant daughter, Elizabeth, at the home of Mrs. Jesser's mother, Mrs. George E. Sutherland in Vir- ginia street. Mrs. R. F. Lees, who is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lon H. Barringer of Staunton will return this week to her home in New York City. Corp. R. G. Altizer, jr., will re- turn tomorrow night to army duty after a week's visit with his mother, Mrs. R. G. Altizer of Edgewood drive. William T. Hix, III, William Stick- lin and Frank Howie will leave to- day for training with the flying cadets of the army air corps. Miss Ethel Corkrean left last week for a two months' visit with her sister. Miss Irene Corkrean in Gatewood, Calif. Mrs. Lydia Penix, who under- went an operation at the St. Francis hospital, is convalescing at her home in Plus. and '.V-i.i-.l L the hoi..'.- MacCorkle member bouquets of similar flowers Bridesmaids were the bride- Broom's sister, Miss Lois Woodruff. student at DePauw university. Greencastle. Ind.; Miss Margaret -Schneider of Montclair, N. J., and Misa Madeline Edie of Yonkers, N. Y.. roommates of the bride at La- sell Junior college, and Miss Annie Shaw Watson. They wore similar gowns with caps of deep pink roses and blue delphinium and carried bouquets to match. The flower girl, little Mollie Pickering, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Silas W. Pickering, II, of Ka- nawha boulevard, wore an ivory net frock with dropped shoulder line. pleated bodice tied with a blue sash j Those -assisting were Mrs. Roswell of the Institute of Chemical Engi- T. Hapgood, Mrs. George P. Alder- j neers. German club and Charleston Tennis club. He received a B. S. degree from the University of Chi- cago and an M. S. degree from Mas- sachusetts Institute of Technology. Two Couples on File son and Mrs. Floyd Payne. Out-of- town guests included the bride- groom's aunt, Mrs. Eugene Weudna- gel, and Mrs. Frederick Weudnagel of Chicago and Mr. Aubrey Pars- ley of Washington, D. C. When the couple left for an east- ern trip. Mrs. Woodruff wore a cocoa and white printed crepe dress and fitted beige coat. A brown fu-: piece, large brown straw hat and yesterday at the county clerk's accessories completed her attire. Up- j fice included: on their return they will reside at William FordWhaley of GMPann- 5314 Kanawha avenue. sylvania avenue and Fanna Lucille Young Mrs. Woodruff is a mem- i Thurston of 1423 Fourth avenue. her of old and prominent families I Carlton H. Stanley of Shrewsbury in Kanawha Valley and Virginia, and Juanita Whitely ol Ward. Mrs. W. T. Burdette. assisted by Mrs. Joseph M. Long, is in charge of arrangements fov the annual luncheon to be held ;il 1 p. m. at the Charleston Woman's club. Mrs. M. M. Neely will be the guest of honor. The annual board meetfng will be held at 3 ;j. m. M the club, when currespunding secretary, treasur- er, registrar and historian will be elected. HO Kunawliu Complete Registration Completion of ix'rrnanent regis- irutiop in 110 of Kanawha county's 284 precincts was announced yes- terday by H. Raymond Young, chief The deadline is Satur- day. Young said he would be apprec- Alma stewart of Dunbur sang "Be- Thcv were accompanied by Mrs Gladys'Hover. who also play- ud a pl.ogram Of organ music and the traditional wedding marches. The bride, who was given in marriage by her brother. Mr. Posey B. Petlry of Beckley, wore a gown of white slipper satin, styled with sweetheart neckline, torso length late dress bodice fastened at the back with self-covered buttons, and gathered skirt ending in a court train. The long sleeves, puffed at the shoulder, ended in points over the hand. Her long tulle veil was attached to a curonet ni1 orange blossoms. She carried a whitr prayer book clust- ered with v.-liilo Jilies ot the valley. lied with white ribbon streamers and lilies of the valley. Miss Helen Petlry of Stickney. her sister's maid-of-honor. wore a gown of blue taffeta made with fitted bodice, elbow length sleeves, and full skirt. Her matching 1iarn was trimmed with a short veil of blue illusion. She carried a colon- ial bouquet of pink tea roses and groom's sister, Miss Elizabeth Woody of Bramwell, student at Concord college; Mrs. Marshall T. Fain, Miss Marie Ross and Miss Alyce Young, all of this city. Their frocks were identical to the maid of honor's and they wore veiled Juliet caps to match and carried colonial bouquets of spring flowers with lighted candles. Mr. S. A. Rich served as best man. Groomsmen were the bride's brother. Mr. John'Quincy Pettry of Montgomery, Mr. A. C. Rogers, Mrs. Russell Garten and Mr. John Frazier. all of this city. The bride's mother wore a navy with matching accessor- ies and a corsage of white roses. The bridegroom's mother wore a beige ensemble with British tan ac- Corp. James C. Garten has re- turned to Fort Crockett, Tex., after visiting relatives and friends at Garten. Mr. and Mrs. H. F. White and Mr. and Mrs. Harry James of Salem, O., arrived Friday to visit Dr. and Mrs. Charles Kniseley of Observatory road. Mrs. R. B. Blubaugh of Observa- tory road is spending the weekend with relatives in Cincinnati and Hamilton, O. Mr. and Mrs. George Mason Green of Observatory road are spending the weekend in Pittsburgh. Mrs. Marguerite W. Ogsbury of Erie, Pa., and Mesdames A. S. Thomas, Charles F. Howard, Harry V. Campbell, George M. M. Ragland, Harry A. Wallace, Jr., Peirce Brawner, A. B. Elliott, Mar- shall Bond, jr., Shelley Thompson, Silas Pickering, Owen McMillan, William Ziebold, F. W. Frichard, M. M. Alexander, Howard Cam- mack, Charles Ohley, the Mines Sara Spencer, Corinne Neely, Re- becca Morgan, Nancy Kenna, Ann Thayer and Joanna Riley. Those who attended the dinner last night at the Daniel Boone hotel were Mr. and Mrs. Shelley Thomp- son, Mesdames Kendel, Ducker, En- slow and Miss Betty Harvey of Huntington, Mesdames Fred Hess of Fairmont, Marguerite W. Ogi- bury of Erie, Pa., J. W. Cummins, Harry V. Campbell, Charles F. Howard, A. B. Elliott, Andrew S. Thomas, W. O. Ziebold, Daisy de- Spain, Victor Shaw of Fairmont, the Misses Gloria Chandler, Sara Spencer, Louise Horton of Royal Oak, and Mr. Richard Gage. Mr. Roy A. Jones of Lee street left yesterday for a visit with rela- tives in Seattle, Wash. Enroute he will be the guest of friends in Chi- cago. Rochester, Minn., and Rugby, N. D. Before returning here on June I, he will spend several days in San Francisco, Los Angeles and El Paso. Dr. and Mrs. W. F. Whitwright of Observatory road are spending the weekend in Huntington._________ her husband will enter Harvard university May 29 for further train- ing. Mrs. Woody, who is employed by the Appalachian Electric Power company, was graduated from Marsh Fork high school and attend- ed West Virginia Institute of Tech- nology where she became a mem- ber of Phi Mu Gamma Mr. Woody, who was formerly employed by the Appalachian Elec- tric Power company, received his i cejsories and a shoulder bouquet of I commission May 5 at Annapolis. He talisman roses. was graduated from Brarnwell high I technic from West institute Virginia Poly- Blacksburg. iative if people who have not been i lilies of the valley centered with a registered will be on the lookout; lighted candle. For Marriage Permits for the registrars in order that Applicants for marriage licenses f- much of the wnrk as possible may be completed this week. He pointed out that there will be no further extension of time for taking the registration. People-not registered by thai time will have to wait until July 17 and 18 when registrars will sit in the precincts op register at Young's ol' fice in Kanawha boulevard. Bridesmaids Wear The bridesmaids were Blue the bride- A small reception was held after j school, attended Bluefield college (he ceremony for the wedding received party ard members of the immed- j ?_eJ5.e? families at the Kanawha hotel. A throe-tiered wedding cake stood in the center of the table which I was decorated v.-ith assorted spring I flowers and white tapers. Those as- i sisting were Mesdames S. A. Rich, I W. T. Bradley, A. C. Rogers and i Miss Virginia Mottice. I When the couple left for a short! wedding trip. 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QUALITY SHOP APPAREL IS FINE APPAREL Miss Widelitz Becomes Bride No grass growing under His Feet Mr. and Mrs. Michael Widelitz of Eilenville. N. Y., have announced! the marriage of their daughter. Blossom, to Mr. Charles Lopinsky. son of Mrs. M. Lopinsky of Laidley street. The wedding took place May 4 nt the home of Rabbi Jacob Danziger in Huntington. The bride wore a cocoanut brown I suit with green accessories and a I corsage of white roses and lilies of! the valley. Attendants were Miss Dolly Robin of Hackensack, N. J., and Mr. Jules Clayton Hunting- ton. Mrs. Lopinksy attended Marshall college, where she was a member i of the International Relations club, the college thefiter and chamber of Commerce and the American Woni- 1 an's Voluntary service. After his graduation from Charleston high school, Mr. Lopinsky attended Mor- ris Harvey college and is a mcmbei t of AZA fraternity. He is employed i Ijy the Carnegie-Illinois Steel ccr- ooration. The couple in this ciu Sat. Mason C. Cloud, jr., who has been visiting his parents, has entered an officers' training camp. i He returned returned from duty in i Alaska. DAVID COPPERFfELD Boys' Slack Suits These washable in-n-outer shirt and slack suits are the right outfits for work or play all through the summer. Well tailored from sturdy, cool weave shantung and poplin fabrics. Matching or contrasting combinations. Colors are Clipper Blue and Cocoa Tan. Sizes 10 to 20. MAIL AND PHONE ORDERS FILLED PROMPTLY THE NiW, MODERN FLOOR IN DAD'S STORE TYLER'S Quarrier at Capitol Starting Monday Morning OUR GREATEST ANNUAL CLEARANCE OVER 500 BEAUTIful STRAW ami FELT HITS Your Choice MANY ARE PATTER! HATS WORTH MANY TIMES THIS LOW PRICE! At lust! the sale many Charleston women have been asking fiboiit and waiting for. Our greatest annual clear- ance of huts In styles and head sizes for evcryonel You'll find large huts and small huts! Straw bats and felt hats in the season's gayest colors. We suggest, however, that you come eariv and bring yonr friends. Plan to buy several at this low pricel STORE OPENS PROMPTLY AT 9 A. M.