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Mrs F J Manning - Charles Meyer and Mrs. Phillip Junior Women of...
Charles Meyer and Mrs. Phillip Junior Women of Wood River Observe 25th Anniversary WOOD RIVER - The 25th anniversary of the founding of the Junior Woman's Club was observed Wednesday night at the annual banquet of the ehib held In the Mineral Springs Hotel in Alton. Decorations for the banquet centered around a large wedding cake which was topped with a silver "25". On the individual tables. 10 themes of club work and activities were displayed on silver platforms. Entertainment for the evening was in the 25 year ago theme with the seven'members of the banquet commltee dressed in "flapper" costumes. The group sang an original song to open the program and later did the Charleston dance, as the group was instructed by Don Fable. Tom Daily of St. Louis, a radio announcer, conducted his "Recall It and Win" program with interview and prizes being given to 10 of the club members, Mrs. Jerry Trattler was toastmistress. Special guest for the night was Mrs. Elizabeth Parks Gerner, the qlub's first president 25 years ago. Mrs. Gerner told how it pleased her to see the club grow, prosper and carry on Us good work. Another guest was Mrs. Joseph Bar- iliac, junior district director. Past president's of the club who attended as guests were: Mrs. Walter Meyer, Mrs. Charles Fahnestock Mrs. Lowell Fulkerson, Miss Martha H a m m e t, Mrs. Lonnie Bowman. Mrs. Roy Adams, Mrs. Schoppet. Other guests included Mrs. L. L. Baker, new contact chairman from the Senior Club; Mrs. Ray Schindewolf, retiring contact chairman; Mrs. Wilbur Stevens, new president of the Senior Club; Mrs. Elmer Gillis, retiring president of the Senior Club. Mrs. Gerner presented Mrs. Francis Manning, retiring Junior Club president, with a past president's pin. Mrs. Gillis installed the Junior Club's new officers. New officers installed were: Mrs. Robert Cargill, president; Mrs. Dale Fink, first vice president; Mrs. Ed Marks, second vice president; Mrs. James Chubb, recording secretary; Mrs. Bryan Baldridge, corresponding secretary; Mrs. William Harrison, treasurer; Mrs. Ed Westoff, historian; Mrs. Manning and Mrs. William Cox, members at large. Mrs. Manning presented roses to'the past presidents and also a gift to Mrs. Schindewolf. Mrs. Manning presented the gavel to Mrs. Cargill, who gave a short acceptance speech and a report on the convention. The club history was read by Mrs. Baldridge. Hotesses, who were flappers for the evening, were: Mrs. Sidney Goldfarb and Mrs. Phillip. Schoppet, -co-chairman: Mrs. Seymour Stein, Mrs. Marvin Kessler, Mrs. Ed Wiley, Mrs. Kerigan Logsdon and Mrs. Ed Westoff. Rev. White Heads Band Boosters Officers Elected Monday At Roxana High ROXANA — The Band Boosters met Monday evening at the Roxana Htgh School for their final meeting of the school year and and elected officers for 1953-54. New officers elected were: the Rev. J. H. White, pastor of the Church of the Nazarene, president; Cecil Dorris, vice president; Mrs. Eldon Hobson, treasurer, and Mrs. John Burnett, secretary. Wayne King played two trombone solos, "I'm Getting Sentimental Over You" and "When You're Smiling," accompanied by Robert Diveley; Charles Robinson and Ed win Harbke played a trombone duet, accompanied by Miss Marion Carter. This duet won first place at the district and state contests and Miss Carter played a contest number "Sontlna" by Kul- hah with which she won a superior first rating in the district and state contests. ». The auditing committee presented its report and refreshments were served by Mrs. Ray Salsman and Mrs. E. Hobson. j Library to Observe Summer Hoars ROXANA — The Roxana Public Library will begin summer hours June 1, and will be closed all day Memorial Day. The summer hours are noon to 6 p. m. week days and 10 a. m. to Ito «no« HI. 4 v, m ' ^? Saturdays - n'!!.?i" g ' ° ns Little -! librarian. Brief Notes on City Council Meet In approving committee reports Wednesday night, the City Council voted to accept at least at $1 a year from Meyec Wiseman to provide for a neighborhood play space in a tract at Vine St. and Adams Ct. which will be operated under sponsorship of the Playground Commission. James Duncan's option for a two- year renewal of his contract-fran- i chise on parking meter advertis- j ing was approved. j The fire department committee D take bids on re- the seven-year-old tires on the aerial ladder truck. Removal of an unused drinking fountain on E. Third St. opposite Belle St. as a hazard was ordered. Renewed police action against "hollywood pipes" and noise mufflers was requested because the sound annoys sleepers now that the open rived. window" season has ar- Recommendation against a stop

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 28 May 1953, Thu,
  3. Page 14

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