THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1953 DIX Mrs. E. M. Dare of Ashley spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. Russell Barr of Boyd. Sunday vlsltora were Mr. and MrsJ Guy Daro of Mt. Vernon arojrj Mrs. Eugene Barr of Boyd. Mrs. Alice McMeens of Rutland, 111., has returned to her home after spending a few days here with Mrs. Pora Staley. Other visitors were Mrs, Partridge, Hannah and Rosle Hayes of Mt. Vernon. Mr, and Mrs. Frank Wendell Thompson of St. Louis spent Saturday with his parents, Mr, and Mrs. Art Thompson, Art Connaway spent the week end in Rolla, Mo., with his son and wife, Mr, and Mrs. Chester Connaway, Mrs. Clarence Halburg and 'mother Mrs, Harvo Hurst of Kansas City has returned to their home after visiting with friends here. Alrma n 2nd Class Richard Gaston of Co Co, Florida has*, been spending a 15 days -leave with his wife and daughters and his 1 parents, Mr. and Mrs. Loran Gaston will return to his base Wednesday, taking his wife and daughter with him who has been spending some time here with relatives. Airman Gaston has just returned from overseas duty. Mrs. Stella Simmons of Centralia spent the week end here with her daughter Mrs. Henry Goddard, Mr, and Mrs. Walter Riley of Waltonville was In Dix Monday. Visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arley Tlnsley Saturday were his brother Ben Tinslcy and Mr. and Mrs. Dwlght Greer and son, all of Wood River, 111., and Mrs. Wanda Payne oj! Con- traiia. Sunday visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Waller Eller and sons and Gereldene Eller and Larry Van Zandt of Centralis. A birthday dinner, was served at the home of Mr. and. Mrs, Bob Guerrant Sunday in honor of their son Tom Mossbarger. A large dinner was served at the noon hour and Mr. 'Mossberger received several nice gifts. Those present werevMrs. Corrine Mc- Cuurdy, Mr, and Mrs. Harold Harmon and children of Mt. Carmel, H6nb Dare Jr. and Leta Garren of Mt v Vernon, Visitors at the home of Mrs. Pearl McDaniel recently were Mr. and Mm. Dale McDaniel and family of Lutesville, Mo„ Mr. and Mrs. Roy McDaniel and Mr. and Mrs. Golle McDaniel and son of Mt. Vernon A birthday dinner was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs Loran Gaston Sunday In honor of their daughter Mrs. Dorothy Randall. Forty-six gueais were present, among who were the relatives, Mr. and Mrs. .Herahel Maxey and son, Mr. and Mn, Harry Maxey and sort, Mr, "and Mrs. Charles Gaston and children, all of Alma; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Jennings and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jennings and family of Sullivan, 111.; Mrt. Tony Moske and daughter of Granite City; Mr. and Mrs. James McGhee and family of St. Louis and Ray Gaston and daughters of Kell and Orville Gaston of 'Cartter, Charles Gaston and Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Jennings. Mrs. Myrtle Pattern was in Mt. Vernon Tuesday morning. •Mrs. Maude McDaniel Is spending a few days in Mt. Vernon with her daughter Mrs. Irvin Bruce. f Everett Bruce was in Waltonville Tuesday on business.