Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on March 27, 1952 · Page 20
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 20

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, March 27, 1952
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t*8t TWENTY ALTON EVENING TELBORAPM THURSDAY, MARCH 19, l«f r * Society • Mrs. Ben T. Chapman to Head Madison County Federation Luncheon for MtM Xnney «ffi«n Arkir Mr«. John C. Prllzlaff Jr., of Milwaukee, Wls., watt hostess to a luncheon today, entertaining at the home of her parents, Mr. and MM, Spencer Tnimnn Olln. In Falrmount. The party was arranged In honor of MiK« Nancy Jean Acker, whose marring*? lo Dr. Howard Park Porter Jr., of Grnnd Rapids, Mich,, will ho nn event of Snturdny. Twenty-five guests worn In attendance, and I ho spring theme was combined with the hrldal motif In the decorative scheme. Miss Acker was presented with kitchen towels. MISS MOHAN Miss Margaret E. Moran I* announcing the engagement and approaching marriage of her niece, Miss Margie Moran, second daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Thomns J. Moran, 407 East Twelfth street, to John F. Redmond, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred A. Redmond, 536 East Eighth ttreet, Miss Moran attended SS. Peter and Paul's (Old Cathedral) school, and was graduated from Villa Duchesne, Clayton, Mo. She attended Maryvllle College and Miss Mickey'* School for Secretaries, St. Louis. Miss Moran is employed by the American Mutual Liability Insurance Company, St. Louis. Mr. Redmond graduated from Alton High School, and attended Shurtleff College. He served with the Marine Corps j during World War II. Ho was stationed Ifi the Pacific area for three years. Mr. Redmond Is manager of the Milton Tile & Floor Covering Company. A late summer wedding is planned by the couple, Prospective Bride Honored by Faculty East Junior High School faculty, their husbands and wives, had a dinner Tuesday evening at East Junior school honoring Miss Pat Colligan. Miss Colligan, physical education instructor of East Junior has resigned her position^ and , will be married to Richard Bar- Wald of Granite City April 19. A gift wax presented to Miss Colligan by the faculty. Special guests present were Supt. and Mrs. J. B. Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Ready, and Mrs. Don McKenzic, wife of Principal McKonzie. April Brlde-to-Be Honored at. Party Miss Eva Rink, prospective bride of Carl Portwood, was guest of honor at a miscellaneous shower Monday evening at the .Westerner Club Lodge given by Mrs. Orvllle Rink and Miss Margaret Watkins. Bunco was played with Mrs. Carl Mugge, Mrs, Joe Butkovich, and Mrs. Carl Earth receiving prizes. Later in the evening Miss Rink opened gifts which bad been arranged beneath a large pink ruffled umbrella. A pink heart with the names of the bridal couple "Eva and Carl" centered the table from whi£h refreshments were served, and at either end of the table were bouquets of pink carnations. Miss Rink, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernst H, Rink of Foster township, plans to be married to Mr. Portwood on April 12. Farewell Party for . Mrs. R. M. Brown Mrs. Thonias E. Henesey of 3821 Evergreen avenue was hostess to a farewell party Wednesday evening, entertaining in honor of Mrs, Ralph M. Brown who left today for Tuscola, 111., where she will make her home, Covers were arranged for 1-' guests, including members of three bridge clubs with whom Mrs. Brown was associated. Bridge was played and Mrs. Kenneth B. Jacoby, Mrs. E. V. Halt jr., Mrs. W. R. Harrison, Mrs. Brown and Mrs. Juanita Lowery received prizes. Mrs. Brown was the recipient of farewell gifts. The evening svas brought to a close with the serving of refreshments. Happy Club Meeting With Airs. Huwinun Mrs. John Bowman, 3207 Fra- nor street, entertained the Happy Club at her home Wednesday and u covered dish luncheon was served at noon. Those receiving pri/es at bun- co in the atternooi. were Mrs. Raymond Norvel, Mrs. Bernman, Mrs. Kenneth Calame. Mrs. Jiles Reeder. Mrs. Gene Brown, and Mrs. William Robertson. Mrs. George Weeks, 613 Stowell avenue, will entertain the club on April 9. WUU«- Kennedy -Marriage Tuesday Melvin Willis of Granite Ciiy and Miss Mildred Kennedy were married at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon by the Rev. O. W. Heggemeier, pastor of Evangelical and Reformed Church, grid the marriage took place in the church parsonage. The double ring ceremony was used. Miss Edna Baits and James Yttet served as attendants for tb§ MISS SULLIVAX Announcement is being made of the engagement of Miss Shirley Sullivan, daughter of Thomas W. Sullivan, and the late Mrs. Sullivan, of 1507 Sparks avenue, to Jack Widgcr, son of Lt. Comdr, F. E. Wldger and Mrs. Widger, who are at Guam, In the south Pacific. The prospective bridegroom, a graduate of Alton High School, is employed by the McDonnell Aircraft Corporation, St. Louis. He was in the United States Navy for two years. Miss Sullivan, who was alio graduated from Alton High School, Is employed by Millers' Mutual Insurance Co, llelt/.mnn-Agee Engagement Made Knotfn The engagement and approaching marriage of Miss Wanda Jane Agce, daughter of Mrs. Ella Agee of Dow and Charles Agee of Decatur, 111., to Fred Eugene Heitzman, is being announced. The couple plan to wed April 4 but arrangements are incomplete. The prospective bridegroom is a son of Mrs. Robert Bland and, the grandson of Henry Heilz- mnn of Dow, 111., and is an employe of Alton Brick Company. After a southern trip Mr. Heitzman and bride will reside at Dow. .loan Hnnel Surprised by Neighbor* Miss Joan Hanoi of 3428 Thomas avenue, whose marriage to Rodley Carroll Derricott, jr., will take place Friday evening at 8 o'clock iivSt. Paul's Episcopal Church, was surprised by her neighbors Wednesday afternoon, and was presented with Rifts of a miscellaneous nature. Twenty-four guests were in attendance, and refreshments provided by the women were served. Rob-your- neighbor was played. Former classmates of Miss Hanel, at St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing, St. Louis, attended a party given by Miss Betty Lovelace and Miss Shirley Swacker, fit the home of Miss Lovelace, 5877 Nina place. St. Louis, Monday night. The bride-to-be was showered with gifts of a miscellaneous nature. Refreshments were served at an attractively decorated table during the latter part of tho evening. Polls representing a bridal party and arranged bo- fore a vine-encircled altar formed a pretty centerpiece. Welcome Club With Mrs. Walter Mulone Members of the Welcome Club met with Mrs. Walter Malone in Bethalto Wednesday, and after luncheon the women played bun- co. Mrs. William Smith, Mrs, Nellie Cannon, Mrs. Perry Clark, Mrs. Karl llendricks, Mrs. Frank Graziana and Mrs. Wallace Bond were given prizes. Mrs. llendricks, residing at 7;ii) Rice street, will bo hostess lo the club at its next meeting. .Miss Carolyn l.uytuu (iiicsl at Shower Miss Carolyn Layton. uho will he married April 6 to Mahtiprt Flanders, was guest of honor at a party Tuesday evening at the Hillcrest Community House. Hostesses were Mrs. Paul Layton and Mrs. Lester Layton, aunt and grandmother of the bride-elect. Decorations were in pink and white and gifts of a miscellaneous nature were given to Miss Layton. Twenty-five guests were present and games were played with prizes going to Mrs. Cecil Dowdy. Miss Deloros Emmons, Mrs. Myrtle Carpenter, Mrs. Howard Emmons, Mrs. Daisy Emmons, Mrs. Raymond Carpenter, Mrs. Steven Show, and Mrs. Andrew Smalley. Refreshments were served at § 'late hour. MISS HIIIRLKY CRANK Mr. and Mrs. Ray Crane of 310 Glover street, are announcing the engagement of their youngest daughter, Miss Shirley June Crane, of Connersvillc. Ind., to William Callahan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Estcll Callanan of Conneraville. Miss Crane Is a graduate of Alton High School and was employed at the Reese Drug Store, East Alton, before going to Con- nersvllle to accept a position with the Bell Telephonb Company. Miss Crane recently was home visiting with hor parents and while here was honored at a miscellaneous shower given by her sisters, Mrs. George Leone, Mrs. Lee Cross and Mrs. Donald Taylor. The party, planned as a surprise, was given at Mr. and Mrs, Crane's home on Glover street. Jean Ellen King Surprised at Party Miss Jean Ellen King, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James J. King, 400 Prospect street, was guest of honor at a surprise party Tuesday evening, the occasion being her fourteenth birthday. Sixteen guests, classmates of Miss King at Marquctte High School, "were present. Refreshments were served later In the evening by Mrs. King. MlN« Betty Delp Married Tuesday Miss Betty Delp, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy E. Delp, 1107 Hill road, and Thomas Bush of St. Louis, were married Tuesday afternoon in the parsonage of Evangelical and Reformed Church. The Rev. O. W. Iletj- gemeier performed the single ring ceremony. Mrs. Delp. mother of the bride, <was present at the ceremony. Sigma Alpha Sigma • Meeting Tonight Alpha Lambda chapter. Sigma Alpha Sigma sorority, will meet ' at 8 o'clock tonight in the Mineral Springs Hotel. Mr*. Harold Weiglrr To Head Sorority Mrs. Harold Weigler was elected as president of the Zeta Xi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority during a meeting Tuesday night at the Mineral Springs Hotel. Other officers elected are Mrs. Emmelt. Delaney, vice- president; Miss Jean Slruif, recording secretary; Mrs. Bill Nagy, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Harry Drew jr., treasurer: Mrs. Frank Nagy, historian, and Mrs. Walter Schmoeller, extension officer. Officers-elect will be insiailed nt a banquet later in the spring. l.ot-A-Fun Club Entertained Mist Night Lot-A-Fun Club met with Mrs. 1'mi! Shaffer. 22, r > West Thir- tei-nlh street. Wednesday nifilil Bunco was played, and Mrs Shaffer. Mrs. Dal Pace, Mrs. Jacque Jijcoby, Mrs. Ralph Agee, Mrs. Harry Milner and Mrs. Claude Young were given pri/es. Mrs. Jack Pruett of Trumbull avenue, will have the club with her April 9. EAST ALTON, March 27.-Mrs, BMI T. Chapman of Edwardsvllle, wax elected president of the Madison County Unit of the Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs during the spring meeting Wednesday at the Community Building here. Other officers elected included Mrs. John V. Waggoner, Alton, vice president; Mrs. F. H. Pittman, Edwardsvllle, secretary; and Mrs. Paul Hodge*, Colllnsville, treasurer. Mrs. Florence Day, retiring president, presided during the all-day meeting. Thirteen clubs answered roll call and 59 persons registered for the sessions. The county unit voted to send the new president lo the state convention in Chicago, May 6-8. with Mrs. Waggoner elerted as the alternate. The Rev, L, B. Walkington, pastor of tho First Methodist Church, East Alton, addressed the group on the subject: "Trends in the Government." The Rev. Walkington recently spent a week in Washington attending a seminar of Methodist minsters studying governmental procedure In the nation's rapltol. The speaker said It was brought to the attention of the ministers how much attention the man representing his particular area pays to his constituents. Mrs, Lee Stevens, a member of the Lesche Literary Club, Granite City, reviewed the book: "We Have Given Our Hearls Away," by Helen Topping Miller. Music during the morning session was provided by "The Mel- lowtoncs," 15 girls from the East Alton-Wood River High School urv> der the direction of Cheater L. Hughes, band director substituting for Miss Vera Jones, vocal music Instructor. The welcome to the group was given by Mrs. Otto F. Brazier and Mrs. Bruce Hazen, presidents of the host clubs, East Alton Woman's Club and Junior Woman's Club. The response was given by Mrs. H. E. Wlnans of the Alton Woman's Council. The pledge of allegiance was led by Mrs. E. L. Kimmel. president of the Wood River Woman's Club. Mrs. Anthony Daly of Alton was the soloist during the afternoon session. She* was accompanied at the piano by Mrs. George Shanahan. During the luncheon hour guests were seated at small tables decorated with a centerpiece descriptive of the month in which her birthday occurred. Small cards gave Information concerning the flower of that particular month and other relivint facts. Mrs. Gilbert Whitten sang during the luncheon hour songs most fitting for the 12 months of the year. She was accompanied by Mrs. Fred Maneke jr. The club room was decorated with spring flowers. urine iaem irincur i m j . u u -»c u. ~ u/,,,. . ^ita^'AU^TT .. . .HOME BUREAU LEADERS of Madison county who with 75 other members visited Alton i Wednesday under CMC sponsorship. This staff photo shows group at Hotel StratfottJ. From left, Mrs. Merrill Wehling, Miss Kean Dierkes, Mrs. Elaine Wendter, Edwardsvllle; Mrs. I.E. Albreoir, Alhambra, president, Madison County Home Bureau; Mrs. Edwin Eilers. Edwardsville, cnairman, central district; Henry H. McAdams, chairman Intef-Community Relations Committee, CAAC; Mrs. Rudolph Hans, Worden. ' r ,,-,» in * \\\ AttPtlfl KflflK •"•" r»in,int i*uun l> * •. VW/f 1 A IlCVlCW ol I ff \J/!L Miss Describes Stone Novel Personal Notes Mrs. John C. Pritzlaff and infant daughter, Ann, are guests at the home of Mrs. Pritzlaft's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Truman Olin, in Fairmount, and will be joined Friday by Mr. Pritzlaff. Mr. and Mrs. Pritzlaff will return to their home in Milwaukee, Wis., Sunday. Mrs. Pritzlaff and daughter came here from Hobe Sound, Fla., where they spent the past month with Mrs. Pritzlaff's mother and grandmother, Mrs. J. E. Whitney, who were enjoying an extended stay in Florida. Mrs. Pritzlaff will be matron of honor for Miss Nancy Jean Acker when she is married to Dr. Howard Park Porter jr., of Grand Rapids, Mich., Saturday afternoon. Word has been received of the death of Mrs. Charles Judd of Fernclale, Mich., the former Miss Edna Hughes of Edwardsville. Mrs. Judd died March 17 and burial was March 20 in Roseland Park in Ferndalc. Mrs. Judd is survived by her husband, a.broth- er, William Hughes, and two sisters, the Misses Bernice and Bertha Hughes. Mrs. Louise Deall of 621 Spring street attended the funeral o£ her cousin, Charles Finkc. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Edwardsville Tuesday afternoon. Burial was at Springman attended a meeting of the National Council of Christians and Jews in East St. Louis Tuesday evening. Mr. Stolze and Mr. Springman are members of the Alton board of the council. Miss Darlene DeWanz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward DeWanz of Alton-Jerseyvllle road, left today for Chicago to be the guest of a classmate, Miss Dottie Carl. Miss DeWanz and Miss Carl will resume their studies at MacMurray College, Jacksonville, April 1, after a vacation which began on March 20. Miss DeWanz spent the early part of her vacation with her parents. M)gs E Ste ] )c Asckcnasy of St. i^ u i s re viesved "The President's Ladyl . by j^ing stone before 115 women at the Yo ung Women's Christian Association Wednesday afternoon. The story tells of the wife of President Andrew Jackson, who died on the eve of her husband's inauguration. Trials and tribulations of Mr. and Mrs. Jack«»>•«» ***** , ' Women s Birth* Oil HIS Mrs Irene Baird of Indianola, Mr . and Mrs. Loy Pack of 292 Twelfth strecti Wood River> are announcing the birth of their second son born at 12 :12 a. m Thurs- day m Wood Rlver Township Hosp ltal . Their other chlld( Gar y ( 1S 2 . A five pound and 15 ounce son was born at 2 a. m. today in Alton Memorial Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. William P. Koehne, 2214 Alby street. . Mr. and Mrs. Donald Anderson of 214 Carolina avenue, have announced the birth of a son. Wed- presented Miss Asckenasy to an audience of 115 women. After the program refreshments, featuring Jewish pastries, were served from a long table decorated with spring blossoms. Mrs. Sam Rich, Mrs. Max Greenfield, Mrs. Leo Olian and Mrs. T. Davis poured. Assisting in serving were Mrs. Harry Mendelsohn, Mrs. Abe Fishman, Mrs. Barney Lewis, Mrs. Joseph Goldfarb, Mrs. Barney Arst, Mrs. Phoebe Goldberg, Mrs. Jerry Trattler, Mrs. Abraham Si- Mrs. Marvin Kessler and Sidney Goldfarb. Mrs. Lewis Gilbert was chairman of the ticket committee, and Mrs. Julian Friedman and Mrs. Irving Wiseman were in charge of the decorative scheme. Members of the cake and c.ookie committee were Mrs. Isadore Wien- shienk, Mrs. Meyer Wiseman, Mrs. Meyer Kirstein, Mrs. Alvin Wise— • and <; < ' ijafllllltfrthm.r.'liltltiMfcin. GIFT fO SCOUTS —Wednesday evening at Camp Warren Levis, Boy Scouts of America, Lynn Cooper (left), president of Alton chapter of the S.P.E.B.E.S.Q.S.A., presented the Boy Scouts with a check for $250. The occasion was the first executive board meeting for the new president of the Piasa Bird Council, Harry Steinrauf, right "Barber Shoppers" check to be used in maintaining the demonstration area.—Photo by Ray Johnson. 500 . Ben Goldfarb. Carlin Rebekah Lodge will sponsor a food and pastry sale Friday Charities Conference In Chicago Saturday Mrs. A. W. McBride, board member, and Miss Eleanor O. Mawdsley, executive secretary of the Associated Charities, Community' Chest agency providing family and visiting nurse service, will attend a conference for board members and executives sponsored by the Family Service Association of America in Chicago ori March During the one-day conference, agency leaders will discuss two topics: "Why Family Service Boards?" and "Emerging Community Problems—Their Challenge lo Your Agency in Apollos Shrine Officers Elected Mrs. Ellis Reynolds was elected worthy high priestess of Apollos Shrine, White Shrine of Jerusalem, in meeting last night at the Masonic temple on State street. Mrs. Reynolds succeeds Mrs. R. S. Al- terberry. „... „. , „ , „ , . Other officers elected are: Ralph R h watchman of shepherds; Mrs James Nlckell> nob i e pr0 ph e t. ess : Leo Ho ^^ G ™ ft ? n - «f ociTa ' c watchman of shepherds; Mrs. Ida wi]son| scribe . Mrs Arthur w Laux treasurer; Mrs. Edward 7' Chnrch Note, ... road. Word has been received by Mr. and Mrs. Nick Churchich, 2SS2 Residence street, from their son, James, who is serving with the Marines in Korea, James Ctuir- ehick wrote that he has been transferred to the western coast of Korea and that he has been promoted to the rank of sergeant from that of private, first class. SR(. Chtir- ohick said he may get home on leave within the next two months. Miss Josephine Shea of 816 Danfort h street is leaving Alton this evening and will sail Saturday on the Queen Elizabeth for a three weeks' vacation stay in France and Switzerland. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph M. Brown and children, Terry and Carolyn, left today for Tuscola, III., to make their home, after living in Alton for the, past eight years. Mr. Brown is associated with the Na- tkmal-Petro Corporation. Mrs. W. E. Newman of 1109 McKinley boulevard spent Tuesday and Wednesday in Urbana- Ch'ampaign visiting her daughter, Miss 5 Irene Newman, a student at the University of Illinois. Mrs. , K. M. Williams of Alton attended a luncheon given at Sunset Hills Country Club. Edwardsvillf Monday in honor ot Mrs. John P. • Williamson jr., of EdwardsvilK who left today to make her home at Randolph Field, San Antonio, Tex. Joseph A. Stolze and Joseph J. rtfl y in St ' Josp P h ' s Hos P ital to Mr. and Mr*. Eugene Saville. 3205 b "mciesc avenue. Announcement is being 1 made of the birth of a six pound son to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stevens of Chesterfield, at 10:10 a. rn. Wednesday in St, Joseph's Hospital. Candidates for Britain's Olympic Games skiing team trained in an Air Force wind tunnel to test both clothing and skiing positions. _. the Alton area plan lo attend a laymen's seminar at Zion Lutheran Church, Bunker Hill, Friday evening. W. O. Frederick, chairman o( the program committee announced that the Rev. Arthur Kaul, of Fairfield, will be the speaker. His topic will be "Trailer * Missions". With rice, wheat, flour and cooking oils in short supply, grocers in Chile are selling limited quan titles and only to regular customers, Santiago reports. search associate in the department of psychiatry of Michael Reese Hospital. Chicago. Mitchell will discuss the challenge posed in 1952 by children's problems, the chronically ill, family breakdown, and the need for homemaker services. Dr. Reese will talk on the problems of growing old. Switzerland's cereal production last year totalled 436.000 tons, 69 percent higher than the average crop of the 1931-35 period. stallation ceremonial is called for April 9. During the meeting, which was preceded by a covereflT dish dinner and a handkerchief shower tor Mrs. Atterberrv.and Otto Heap, retiring watchman of .shepherdess, annual reports were presented. There are now 63,403 main-line telephones in the United States sector of Berlin, Germany, in contrast to 3055 there six years ago. 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