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Dr. Donald Sharp Fredrickson Married in Holland

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&net Sterling, So&ty Editor, Phone $I?W * SPENDTHRIFTS Autumn winds blow and the aspens sway Like drunken pirates in--days. of old, Recklessly, wantonly tossing away Their leafy treasure, thin coins of gold. -Gwen Travis Dr. Donald Sharp Fredrickson Married ,In Holland Dr. Donald ,Sharp Fredrickson, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Fred- rickson of this city and Miss Henri- ett.a Priscilla Eekhof, daughter of t,he late Professor A. Eekhof and one’ time president of Leyden Uni- versity of Amsterdam, and Mrs. A. Eekhof of Wassenaar were ‘married September 5 in Holland. The wed- ding took place in the Dutch Re- formed church at Wassenaar, I a suburb of The Hague and was a formal ceremony performed by Dr. Sillevis Smitt, chaplain of the Roy- Koret of . - *- c-*,m: - al Dutch Navy. 1 The .bride wore a. beautiful wed- ding gown fashioned from white brocaded satin, and threaded with gold. It was made along the tradi- tional lines with a V-neckline, long sleeves and a long full train. Her veil held in place with a coronet of orange blossoms, fell to the full length of the train. She was attended by three little girls, one, a junior bridesmaid wore a long white ‘@ess and white mitts and carried a bouquet .of flowers. The other girls were Scottish pages, dressed in Scottish attire. They car- rietl her train. All were close friends of the family. Immediately following the cere- mony a reception was held in ac- cordance with the Dutch traditions. Later Dr. and Mrs. Fredrickson left for a two weeks wedding trip in France and Switzerland. Dr. Fredrickson returned on September 23 to Boston where he is assistant in medicine at Peter Bent Brigham hospital and on the faculty of Howard Medical school. Mrs. Fred-. riekson will join him as soon $s immigration regulations are com- plet.ed.

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