Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on July 5, 1951 · Page 7
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 7

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, July 5, 1951
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THUSDAY, JULY 5, 1951 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS PERSONAL Mrs. Helen Brant and son, Jerry Don, of Denver, Colo, are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry 1* Van Dyke. Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Barth were the guests yesterday of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Herb Barth, in Fairfield. Mrs. Harold Simms has returned to her home in Chicago after attending the wedding of Miss Lois Milby and Dale Nelson at the Church of the Nazarene last Friday evening. Sharon and Sandra Sulenski of Decatur are visiting friends and £ relatives in this city. Mrs. Hubert Carpenter of Cheraw, S. C. is visiting in this city with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. I. Kent and with her brothers John and Robert Kent. Mrs. Carpenter is the former Louise Kent of this city. Mrs. Lewis Pollard of Urbana is a patient at Jefferson Memorial. Hospital. She is the former Miss Margaret Ruth Irwin of this city. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Roback and .J' daughter, Patricia Lynn, who are here from Minneapolis, Minn, visiting relatives, were guests of honor at a dinner at City Park yesterday. Other out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Hug and family of Highland, 111., Irl Risley of Belle Rive; and Mr. and Mrs. Glen Willis and daughters, Linda and Joyce, of Vandalia. Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Lucas and children have returned from a weeks vacation snent in Wheeling, e, W. Va., where they visited his par* ents, Mr. and Mrs: Vernon R. Lucas, and in Columbus, O., where they were the guests of Mrs Lucas's parents, 1 * Mr. and Mrs. OC. Page. Mr. and Mrs. Page are former Mt. Vernon residents. Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Sledge have returned home after spending the past week in New York City and Washington, D. C. They visited his sisters, Mrs. Robert S. Young in Washington and Mrs. Joe W. Clark in Baltimore, Md. W Mother Mary Aloysia, former administrator of Good Samaritan Hospital who is now Secretary- General of the Order of Sisters of St. Francis and resides at Pittsburgh, is in Mt. Vernon on a business visit. Irl Risley of Belle Rive, spent yesterday in this city. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Beck and their son, Phillip, of Chicago have returned home after attending the Woods family reunion. IP Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Siebert and daughter, Judy Ann, and Mrs. Carolyn Schneider, of St. Louis were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McClinton yesterday. Glen Willis has returned to his "norne in Vandalia after spending yesterday in this city. He was accompanied here by Mrs. Willis and their children, Linda and Joyce who will visit the remainder of this week with Mrs. Willis' parents, Mr. and Mrs. James E. J Shirley. Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Feltz of Chi- chago and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Carpenter of Centralia were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Growder in this city yesterday. Donna Joyce, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter VV. Whitlock of Harvey, 111. is visiting relatives in Woodlawn and Dix. Tony C. Pitchford was discharged from Jefferson Memorial Hospital yesterday. Church Wedding For Miss Castleberry V 4-H NEWS Hams Grove Pilgrims had a special meeting Tuesday at the home of their leader, Joan Kent, at which time, the girls modeled the dresses which they will exhibit at Mt. Vernon State Fair. At a meeting held June 28 at Mt. Pleasant school, talks were given by Nancy Dare, Charlene Whisenhunt, Louise Hughey and Shirley Fitzjerrels. The next meeting will be held July 12 at Mt. Pleasant school. * * * Summersville • Funmakers 4-H Club met at the home of Sharon Kay Rector Tuesday. Plans were made to model dress- —(Marshall Leitzell Photo) kiR. AND MRS. JERRY H. THOMPSON following their marriage at the Central Church of Christ, June 24. The bride is the former Miss Eunice Faye Castleberry. PALMS and baskets of gladioli, snapdragon and majestic daisies, illuminated by burning tapers in candelabra, formed a lovely background for the marriage of Miss Eunice Faye Castleberry and Jerry H. Thompson, Sunday, June 24, at the Central Church of Christ. The Rev. Edwin V. Hayden officiated. The bride is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Castleberry, 416 south 22nd street. Attorney and Mrs. Neil Thompson of the Richview Road are parents of the bridegroom. * Before the ceremony, Miss Carolyn Bostic sang "Always." The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a white suit. A shoulder length veil was attached to a small white hairbraid hat. She carried a small white Bible topped with white rosebuds tied with satin streamers. Mrs. J. B. Pierce sister of the bridegroom, was matron of honor. She wore a pink suit with white accessories and carried a bouquet of summer blossoms. George Wence was the bridegroom's honor attendant and Duaine Weir and Donald Dodds were ushers. Mrs. Castleberry, mother of the bi'ide, chose a navy costume with a corsage of pink roses for her daughter's wedding. Mrs. Thompson, mother of the bridegroom wore light blue printed crepe with navy accessories. * A small reception was held in es Monday and to attend the Mt. Vernon State Fair on Tuesday. Barbara Warner gave a report on her trip to Champaign. The club will be guests of the Jefferson County Home Bureau meeting July 17 at the home of Mrs. Clarence McCauley. The next regular meeting will be held July 19 at the home of Ruth Ann Brookman. * * * Kan-Did 4-H Club will meet Friday evening at West Salem Church at seven o'clock. Members taking clothing projects are requested to bring their garments to the meeting. THIS BEAUTIFUL 1949 LINCOLN COSMOPOLITAN SEDAN EQUIPPED With RADIO, HEATER and OVERDRIVE WILL BE SOLD Todays Price $1295 THE PRICE ON THIS CAR WILL BE REDUCED $10.00 EACH DAY UNTIL SOLD Tomorrows Price $1285 Saturdays Price $1275 Mondays Price $1265 Don't Wait Too Long! It Won't Last Long! • BUY FOR LESS AND BANK THE REST • S. R.VENTRESS MOTOR CO. "The Home of Clean Used Cars' 505 S. 10th STREET 'PHONE 4685 the church dining room following t'/e ceremony. Mrs. Duaine Weir kept the guest register. Miss Phyllis Dar- nald served the cake, cut in the traditional manner, and Miss Marilyn Martin presided at the punch bowl. Following the reception, the young couple departed for La- Center, Ky., where they will make their home. Out of town guests attending the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Richey, Lebanon, Ind.. Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Edrington, Louisville, Ky., Mr. and Mrs. Roger Eastman and Mr. and Mrs. Bobbie Durmar. of Gorieville, 111., Mr. and Mrs. Neil Thompson, Jr., of Evansville, Ind. CHURCHES SPRING GARDEN CHURCH LIPTON HARPOLE, Pastor There will be a fellowship meeting July 6th, starting 7:45. Denene Taylor the speaker. • SOCIETY • Wed in Twilight Ceremony Ladies Day Ladies Day was observed at Green Hills Country Club Tuesday with only a few ladies present to participate in golf events. Mildred Miller and Dorothy Walker won blind holes. Cowger Reunion Frien'ds and relatives of the late Vermont Cowger will hold a reunion in the form of a basket dinner at the Tourist Cabin at the Mt. Vernon City Park on Sunday, July 8th from ten a. m. until four p. m. The dinner will be served at 12:15 p. rn. All friends and relatives are cordially invited. Bring table servcie; beverages will be provided. Amvets Auxilary Amvets Auxiliary, Turner Roehm Post No. 4, met at the Amvets club rooms Monday evening. Mrs. Jackie Belford made a report on the state convention and presented the local group with the trophy which was awarded at the convention to Mt. Vernon for membership. Bobbie Hanna, local auxiliary president, was elected president of Fifth district Amvets Auxiliaries at the state convention. Members of the Amvets Auxiliary bowling team were guests at the meeting. Members of the team, Helen Eckert, captain, Betty Waters, Bernadine Hill, Thelma Morrison and Betty McDonald, were each presented with a trophy, they having won first place in the Friday night Friendship League the past season. It was announced that the next trip to the Veteran's Hospital at Marion will be made July 11th. Co - hostesses, Mrs. Thelma Flanigan and Mrs. Josephine Baril served refreshments. Wood Family Reunion The third annual reunion of the Wood family was held at Mt. Vernon City Park Sunday. The Wood family, descendants of one of Jefferson county's pioneer settlers, Alfred Wood, who came to this county in 1809. His oldest child, William, is said to be the first white child born in Gallatin county. One other son, James, was born soon after the family migrated to Jefferson county, first to Grand Prairie township and later to Shiloh where they made their permanent home. William and James Wood became prosperous farmers in their day. Their sugar orchards were famous as were their fruit orchards. It is remembered by William's children that he had four different kinds of apples growing on one tree. Members of the family from three states were present at the reunion Sunday, and a total of 85 were present. A basket dinner was served at noon. Prizes were awarded to the oldest member of the family in .-attendance, Abraham Maddox, age 92. Little Phillip Beck, nine weeks old son of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Beck of Chicago, was awarded the prize as the youngest member of the family. Johna Walker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Walker of this city was the youngest great grand child present and William David Wood traveled the greatest distance, to attend the reunion. Fern Leaf Camp, R. N. A. Fern Leaf Camp, 694, Royal Neighbors of America, will meet at the Oddfellows Temple, Friday* evening at 7:30 o'clock. Visiting Neighbors are welcome. Ladies Class Lawn Party Mrs. Lewis Brake entertained the Loyal Home Builders Class of Central Church of Christ with a lawn party Tuesday evening at her home on North street. Mrs. Ina Hutchison, vice president of the class, conducted the business session. Mrs. Ethel Frazier conducted the devotionals. Guest night was observed and each member introduced her guest. A "going away" gift was presented to Mrs. Frank Redmond, who will be leaving soon to make her home in Fairfield. The class voted to send a gift a day to a member of the class who is ill. Games and contests were enjoyed, after which, the hostesses, Mrs. Elizabeth Smith, Mrs. Stacy Kern, Mrs. Ora Coleman and Mrs. Minnie Smith served refreshments. 85th Birthday Dinner Last Sunday, 90 relatives and friends gathered at the home of J. S. Pitman in Scheller to help him celebrate his 85th birthday. Dinner was served at ncjon. Out of town guests present in- J eluded: Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rutherford of Tolona, 111.; Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. John Westwick and family, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Jordan and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Rogers, all of Peoria; Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Lewis, Jr. of St. Louis, Mo. There were 27 of Mr. Pitman's great grandchildren present. Wins First PIac« In National Handicraft Show Jerry Ray McAdoo, seven-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Carroll McAdoo. Jr., of route 2, Waltonville, won first prize in the annual handicraft show, held by the Modern Woodmen of America at Rock Island, 111., June 19, according to word just received here by Mrs. Lila Feme McAdoo, Junior Director of the Modern Woodmen of America, Club 356 of Camp 1919, Mt. Vernon. Jerry Ray's entry, four hand painted handkerchiefs, was one of 126 entries in the show this year. He is a third grade pupil at the Dareville grade schoo' and had never previously entered national competition. The Mt. Vernon club, organized in February of this year, had a membership of 170. The Mt. Vernon club won grand prize for its group display, and was also presented a citation ribbon. Alice Faye Douglas, Kaye Nichols, Bobby Nichols, Edward Marlowe, Carolyn McGehee and Jerry Ray McAdoo each had an entry in the group display. They will use their $15 cash award to purchase more handicraft material. Mrs. MQAdoo^was the recipient of a personal gift for being the director of the winning group. The Junior Woodmen will have a picnic basket supper at Mt. Vernon City Park Shelter House, July 20, at 6:30 p. m. All members are urged to attend and to bring their parents. Anyone interested in obtaining information about Woodmen Polie Plus is also invited to attend. Mrs. Dale Carnegie Mrs. Harry Conover Rose Bampton Mrs. Deems Taylor Now YOU Can Join America's Famous Women—and COMPARE YELLOW BLUE BONNET MARGARINE With Any Spread at Any Price! FOIL —(Mary Jane Studio Photo) JulR. AND MRS. CHARLES POPOVICH at the reception given at Green Hills Country Club following their marriage Sunday morning. The bride is the former Miss Bernice Lee Warren. The bridegroom is third baseman for the Kings baseball team. «•« jutlSS BERNICE LEE WATSON became the bride of Charles Popovich, third baseman for the Mt. Vernon Kings baseball team, in a double ring ceremony performed by the Rev. Dr. Robert B. Guthrie, Sunday evening at Veterans Park just at twilight. The bride, proceeding from third base, and the bridegroom from first base, met at the pitcher's mound and walked through an arch of baseball bats held by members of the Kings baseball team, to home plate, where Dr. Guthrie read the vows. The bride wore a street length gown of white nylon marquisette trimmed with bands of taffeta, and a shoulder length veil. She wore an orchid corsage' and carried a prayer book which had been 5** given her by the btfdtnroota't mother. Miss Helen Cebra of Bmtd. HI. served as the bride's only attendant. Her gown. Identical to that of the bride, was pink. She wore a corsage of white roses. The bridegroom had Michael Kostich of Mt Olive, IH., as his best man. Immediately after the ceremony, the bridegroom escorted his new bride to a box in the grartd- stand, and he took his position at third base and participated In the Kings-Mattoon game which followed. After the game, a reception was held at Green Hills Country Club; A three-tiered wedding cake, flanked by candles in crystal holders, formed the centerpiece on the table from which refreshments were served. Out-of-town guests attending the wedding included: the bridegroom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Blazo Popovich and his brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. George Popovich of Mt. Olive;; his sisters, Miss Anna Popovich of St. Louis, Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. Anthony DeLaurent of Wilsonville, HI.; the bride's sister, Mr. and Mrs. James Savant of Benld, 111.; and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Spurney of Sawyerville, M. Past Matrons Club Past Matrons Club, Order of Eastern Star, met at the Masonic Temple, Monday evening. Goldie Maxey, Junior past president, conducted the business meeting. A social hour followed with a patriotic program. v The co-hostesses, Mrs. Ida Morgan and Mrs. Ada Dedman' Thomas, served refreshments from a table decorated to carry out the patriotic theme of the evening. ?• Mrs. Thomas, of Medford, Ore., is a former Mt. Vernon resident. HEAVY CATERS Dr. Barnardo's children's homes, in England, house more than 8500 boys and girls. 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