number of friends of Miss Gertheal E. Hamilton received an
interesting surprise when her approaching marriage to Captain Alan
B. Jackson was announced at an informal tea, given by Miss Ethel
Matthews last Saturday afternoon.
This wedding, which had
previously been set for a date
in January, was hastened when Capt. Jackson, who is attached to the
A. M. C. Training Depot at Exhibition Camp, received orders to hold
himself in readiness to proceed overseas.
The bride-to-be is the elder
of the two daughters of the late Mr. Robert Hamilton. The ceremony,
which will be performed by Rev. Dr. W. J. Dey, is to take place
quietly this afternoon at the home of the bride's mother on Stanley
In spite of the small
opportunity offered them, Miss Hamilton's friends have made good use
of the time.
She was the recipient of a number of beautiful gifts at
a shower given by Mrs. W. G. Jackson on Tuesday afternoon.
That same evening at the
home of Mrs. W. E. Tisdale a number of dainty handkerchiefs appeared
from a large fish placed before Miss Hamilton with the serving of
Yesterday, Mrs. Richard Hicks entertained a small
number of friends in her honor.