William David McSorley

William David McSorley, son of Mrs. Elsie M. McSorley, 1625 Fifth Street, was commissioned a Second Lieutenant and awarded his silver wings this week at special outdoor graduation exercises held at Craig Field, Selma, AL.

Army Air Force Photo

Wed at Air Base Chapel
The marriage of Shirley Agnes Newman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Newman, 319 Bellinger Street, and Lieutenant William David McSorley, son of Mrs. Elsie McSorley, 625 Fifth Street, all of Eau Claire, took place at 11 o'clock mass on November 25 at the Army Air Base Chapel at Greenville, MS, Father Wallenhorst, SJ performing the ceremony.

The bride wore a white faille taffeta gown with long train, a fingertip veil and a face veil, arranged under a Victorian crown of lace. She carried white chrysanthemums. Her attendant, Mrs. J. H. Broughan, wore a silver and orchid taffeta gown and a pearl cap entwined with baby orchid mums. She carried orchid-chrysanthemums. Lieutenant J. H. Broughan was the groom's attendant.

A breakfast at the Greenville Hotel followed the ceremony. Lieutenant McSorley and his bride spent their honeymoon in Jackson, MS.

Before her marriage, Mrs. McSorley was entertained by Mrs. R. Clark at a shower tea; also by Mrs. Elsie McSorley at a linen shower; Mrs. P. O. Kneer at a personal shower and a shower by the personnel of the Property Records Department of the Northern States Power Company, where the bride was employed. 

Lieutenant and Mrs. J. H. Broughan entertained at a dinner party at the Officers Club at Greenville.

On her way home, Mrs. Newman visited with her son at Oklahoma City and with her daughters in Minneapolis, while Mrs. McSorley stopped at Chicago to visit with her daughter.