FRANKFURT NEWS LINE
SKY PILOT TO WED BY OCEAN PHONE
FRANKFURT, Germany, June 18 (AP) A stocky paratrooper chaplain from Fort Worth, Texas, who has married scores of Americans in Frankfurt, will be married Wednesday by transatlantic telephone.
Chaplain Dwight L. Baker, 25, of the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, will go to a phone booth at 5 p. m. Frankfurt time (11 a. m. EDT) and be married by his Baptist minister-father standing by his bride-to-be in Fort Worth.
Baker said he was being married by phone so he could bring his bride overseas. He will be married again when she arrives. The bride-to-be is Miss Emma Elizabeth Weatherly, 27, of Swannanoa, N. C.
Times-Leader, The Evening News, Wilkes Barre, PA,
Sat Sept 28, 1946, Page 18]
You Take' ...
Chaplain 1/Lt Dwight L. Baker, 25, of the 508th Prcht Inf.,
couldn't make it to his own wedding, so in Frankfurt
he repeated his wedding vows over the trans-Atlantic
[Stars and Stripes,
A 5,500-MILE SEPARATION
failed to stop Emma E. Weatherly (right), of
Swanannoa, N. C., from becoming the June bride of Lt.
Dwight L. Baker, stationed in Frankfurt, Germany.
Here ceremony is performed in Ft, Worth, Tex., over
by groom's father, Rev. W. D. Baker (left). Watching
is groom's brother, Bill. (International)
[The News-Herald, Franklin, PA, 24 Jun 1946, Mon, Page 11]