Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 2, 1952 · Page 11
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MONDAY, JUNE 2, 1952 Upper Alton ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH oust Thousands At Commencement The three-day commencement program of Western Military Academy and Shurtleff College has brought thousands of visitors to the campuses of the Institutions. A spokesman at Western snid upwards of 2000 have attended the various events, Inspected the academy's facilities and visited with their sons, friends or relatives who nrc enrolled In the school or who are graduating today,» A guest book at Shurtleff bears almost 500 names signatures and that number Is expected to be doubled before the exercises close today. The Upper Alton area has an atmosphere of activity unmatched in recent years. The College avenue railroad station is flooded with arriving guests and Tuesday the flow of traffic will be in the opposite direction as students leave for summer, vacations and out-of-town visitors return to their homes. Station agent O. S. Rudolph said the weekend has been one of the busiest in memory because of the graduation ceremonies and the unusual three-day Memorial Day holiday. Manager of the Union bus depot Dennison Foster also reported a sharp increase in business because of the Upper Alton events. Earl Gaylord, manager of the Stratford Hotel, said he had been refusing reservations for almost two months and the hotel has been packed the last three days. Gaylord said it is by far the biggest weekend of the year for the Stratford. Manager and owners of other hotels, motels and tourist homes also report they are filled to capacity. The events at 'the two institutions have been almost constant since Friday, Starting with the senior play at Western and closing with graduation exercises at both the college and acedcmy today. A spokesman for Western said the field house had been packed for every event held there and as early as 9 a.m. today it was almost filled again although the graduation exercises were not begun until 10 a.m. As the ceremony got underway there was room for standees only. Mills Returns to Work Loy D. Mills, 50, of 716 Washington avenue, who was stricken unexpectedly three weeks ago and rushed to the Missouri Pacific Hospital at St. Louis, plans to return to his job with the Illinois Terminal Co. at Federal today after being discharged from the hospital early last week. Li. Franz at Camp Gordon Lt. and Mrs. Edgar A. Franz, former Alton residents, are moving household goods to Camp Gordon, Ga., where the officer has been located indicating that the couple will reside there for some time. Lt. Franz is the son of. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur F. Franz of 2126 State street and his wife is the daughter of Mrs. M. M, Jennings of 2408 Edwards street. Mrs. Jennings plans to motor to the University of Illinois Tuesday and return with another daughter, Susan, who is a junior there. Christian Service Meets / Regular meeting of the Christian Service League will be held Thursday at 8 p. m. at the YWCA with Mrs. Robert Murdoch in charge. The league is composed of representatives of Protestant and Catholic churches in Alton. Women Regular Meeting The regular monthly meeting of th.e Women's Association at College i Avenue Presbyterian Church will be held in the church parlors Wednesday, 2 p. m. "The Challenge of Our Presbyterian Heritage," will be the subject by Mrs. A. T. Smith. Hostesses will be the Women of Circle 5. Baby sitters will be provided. The executive board of the association will meet tonight at 7:30 at the church. • Dorcas Class to Meet Dorcas class at Main Street Methodist Church will meet Tuesday, 7:30 p. m., at the home of Mrs. Leona Sharkey, 1925 Aiby street. Assistant hostesses will be Mrs. Harry Nickel and Mrs. Leland Reynolds. Owasls Class Meets Owasis class of the Main Street Methodist Church will meet Tuesday evening at the Westerner club Don't wail to hav* a loss to find out whether your insurance policies really cover your specific needs. Be sure oi complete protection by getting ALL el your insurance through this friendly, capable agency, GR055HEIM INSURANCE AGENCY grounds. Members are Instructed lo meet nt the church at 7:15. Hostesses will be Mrs. Irene Brandt, Mrs, Clarice Knnnedy, Mrs. Elsie Cooper, and Miss Sarah McManus. M«*t Tuesday Delta Sigma class of Main Street Methodist Church will meet Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. Troy Karrer of 926 Pearl street. Mrs. Rose King will be the assistant hostess. Mother, Baby Doing Fine The baby girl born last week to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Moore of 3717 Horn street has been named Donna Reynee. Mother and baby are well. Mrs. Moore Is the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. William Kelly of the Church of the Nazarene, To Attend General Assembly The Rev. and Mrs. William B. Kelly of the Church of the Nazarene at; 33.16 Hillcrest street will attend the general assembly of the Churches of the Nazarene, June 19 at Kansas City, Mo. The assembly, which is world-wide In representation, will ho convened in four units, the missionary convention, young people's convention, Sunday School convention, and the church convention, The Rev, Kelly is a delegate from the Illinois district. In other church events, the 10- day revival was closed last night with some 150 persons attending. More than 1500 members took part in the revival, which was conducted by the Rev. R. W. Hoot of Ft. Wayne, Ind. It also was announced that the regular monthly meeting of the missionary group will be held at the church Wednesday night In conjunction with the midweek prayer meeting. A special film concerning the cancer fund drive will be shown. Summer Plans Upper Alton Council of the GAAC will meet Wednesday at 8 p.m., at the Upper Alton fire house to develop plans for the summer and hear reports from several committees, J. C. Peters, chairman announced today. There will be a color film on the Illinois State Fair. Refreshments will be served, he said. Milton Council Meets Milton Area Council of the Greater Alton Association of Commerce will meet tonight at 8, at the Camp Electric Co. store, discuss the summer program of activities, hear a report on the latest traffic development and a statement on police protection, it was announced this morning by Eli M. Greer, chairman. There will be refreshments and a color motion picture of the Illinois State Fair. 100 At Alumni Banqqiiet More than 160 persons attended the Shurtleff College alumni banquet Saturday night and a former coach at the college, Walter "Punk" Wood, was principal speaker. Wood, now with a division of Owens-Illinois Glass Co. at Toledo, Ohio, as a personnel director, spoke on what he termed the three "A's" whi'ch he learned at Shurtleff rather than the traditional three "R's". Wood listed the three A's as "attitude, approach and adjustment." Miss Dorothy Colonius, a ' teach-- er at Alton Senior High school, was the toastmaster. She is a graduate of the 1927 class of Shurtleff: Wood was accompanied to Alton by his wife and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnson, former Uppper Alton residents. Johnson is associated with Ovfen-Illinois Glass Co. at Toledo. More than 100 persons attended the reception at the home of college president, David Andrew Weaver, 3021 Leverett street, Sunday afternoon which was held for alumni, friends and the chapel choir. Dietlkers Sell Home A. E. Dietiker .and his daughters, Mildred and Marjorie, moved into small quarters today at 2308 Crawford avenue after selling their former home at 2301 Crawford avenue to Mr. and Mrs. Guy Duker of 109 Gerson avenue, The, Dietikers present address is tyie former home of the late Miss Julia Dietiker. They had occupied their previous home for 45 years. Household furnishings were moved by Nevlin. The Dukers plan to move into their new home in about two weeks. He is band director of the Alton public schools. Members of the Illinois State Em- ployes Union, local 124, will have their annual picnic, June 11, at the Westerner club grounds, The local is made up of some 200 employes at Alton State hospital. A spokesman for the local said the program will include a potluck supper, games and refreshments. Prizes will be awarded. Horace Mann Program A program commemorating the leaving of Horace Mann school of 76 pupils in the sixth grade will be held at the school 11 a. m. Wednesday. All will be enrolled in East Junior High School next fall. The program will include special music, a class will and prophecy LET US HELP YOU CLEAN HOUSE ' "•— '•'^"•••"•••••^••^••B Personal Notes During commencement exercises Sunday at Purdue University, La. fayetle, Ind., Homer V. Hale of Route 1. Alton, and Terence M Tracy, 818 State street, received bachelor of science degrees. Mr Halo's degree was in electrical engineering and Mr. Tracy's in civil engineering. Miss Willene S. Grave, 400 North Sixth street, Wood River, was graduated from Lindenwood Col. loge, St. Charles, Mo., May 31 Other students of the Alton v|i cinlty attending Lindenwood, and who are home for the summer vacation are Miss Jane Meyer, North Ninth street, Wood River, Miss Eunice Sheley, 1821 Worden avenue, and Carol Wideman, 2421 Maxey avenue. Miss Mary Ann Stork, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William V. s'tork 2714 Bostwick street, will complete her Junior yenr in the Monticello Preparatory School Juno 7. Miss Alice Pfeiffor of Kansas City spent the Memorial Day weekend with her aunt, Mrs.' Nonie N, Wright, 717 Alby street. Mrs. George P. Scott, 1213 Hazel drive, left this morning for a two weeks' stay in Toledo, O. Miss Marlenc Stitt of El Paso. Ill,, spent the week-end with Miss Barbara Kortkamp of Elm street, and attended the Alton High Schooi prom Saturday night, in the high school gymnasium, as guest of Maurice Kennedy of 1638 Rodgers avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Manns and family are residing in their new home, 1615 Liberty street. Mr. and Mrs. Manns moved from 715 Grove street to their new home the early part of May. Mr. and Mrs. Lavern Bregenzer and children, Linda Marie and Dale, 1225 Slate street, have returned from Cairo, 111,, where they spent some time fishing at Horse Shoe Lake, and on the way home they visited in Carbondale. Mr. and Mrs. Gil Mueller and Mr. Mueller's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eric Mueller, of Chicago, have returned home after spending the Memorial Day week-end with Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Kunz, 3600 Aberdeen avenue, parents of Mrs Gil Mueller. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Maze of 3215 Brown street had as weekend guests Mr. and Mrs. Robert Harper of Clarksburg, \V. Va.. and Mr. and Mrs, Carson Creighton of Fairmont, W. Va. Mr. and Mrs. Martin W. Nixon, 1210 Callahan drive, have received word that their daughter, Miss Barbara Nixon will arrive home Wednesday for a summer vacation. Miss Nixon is a student at Madeira school, Greenvvay, Va. Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Federle of Fairmount have returned from New York where they visited two weeks with their son, Albert jr., and his family. Mr, and Mrs. John Laird of Vernie avenue has received a letter from their son, Sgt. Charles Daniels, telling of his safe arrival in Germany. Mr. and Mrs. John McCurdy have returned from a 10-day visit with Mr. McCurdy's father and other relatives in Statesville, N. C. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Bechtold and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Budde of Godfrey and Edward Voumard of Fosterburg have returned from Great Bend, Kan. Alton Art Guild Medina O At Unitarian Church Alton Art Guild will meet at 8 o'clock tonight at the First Unitarian Church and plans will be m/ide for a fall art exhibit. Bill Sanders is president of the guild. Kit Baker, an English artist, will be in ^Iton this summer and will conduct drawing classes. Anyone interested in joining the guild is welcome to attend. ttirths Mr. and Mrs. James Bell of ?03 ATOMS court, are announcing the birth of their fifth child, a daughter at 12:33 a. m. today in Wood River Township Hospital. The other children of Mr. and Mrs. Sell are Harry, 6: John, 4; Pansy Mae, 3. and Charles, 2. A daughter, Mary Juanita, weigh- Ing seven pounds and six ounces, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert MctMffy. 133 Second street, Roxana, Sunday at 12:31 a. m., In Wood River Township Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brown of 335 Penning avenue, Wood River, are announcing the birth of a son, Ronald Charles, weighing 8 pounds in Wood River Township Hospital at 7:29 a. m. Sunday. Their other son is Michael Dean, 3. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Savage of Forest Homes, Cottage Hills, are parents of a daughter born at 8:28 a. m. Sunday in Wood River Township Hospital, A son was horn to Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Corfiates, 166 East Alton avenue. East Alton, Sunday at 7:55 P. m., in Woofl River Township Hospital. The baby has been named Craig, and weighed six pounds and four ounces. Their other child is Loiftta, 1. David Edwin has been chosen by Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Atkinson of 203 Doerr street, Roxana. for a son born today at 5:10 a. m., in St. Joseph's Hospital. The baby weighed 8 pounds and 11 ounces. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Watson of 1902 Market street are parents of an eight pound and eight ounce son. born Sunday in St. Joseph's Hospital at 4:05 p. m. A son, weighing eight pounds and seven ounces was born Sunday in St. Joseph's Hospital at 8:50 p. m., to Mr. and MH. Robert Cruthis of Route 2, Godfrey. Announcement is being made of the birth of a son, weighing six pounds and 10 ounces, to Mr. and Mrs. Romie Womack of Grafton. The baby was born Sunday at 10:45 P. m., in St. Joseph's Hospital, Mr. and Mrs. Edward P. Davis of Cottage Hills are parents of an eight-pound, and two ounce son born Saturday at 4:56 a. m., in Alton Memorial Hospital. Born today in Alton Memoria. Hospital at 2:0 7a. m., was a son, weighing six pounds anc seven ounces to Mr. and Mrs. Norman Clark of Route 1, Bethalto. Announcing the birth of a daughter in Alton Memorial Hospita Saturday at 2:09 a. m., are Mr. and Mrs. Donald D. Thomas, 432 Wood River avenue, East Alton The baby weighed seven pound! and six ounces. Mr. and Mrs. Charles McKean of 514 laogan. street, Bethaltp, are making announcement of thebirth of a son, Sunday at 3:15 p. m. in Alton Memorial Hospital, weigh ing eight pounds and two ounces. A five pound and seven ounce son was born at 3:54 p. m., Sun day in Alton Memorial Hospita to Mr. and Mrs. Richard O'Hara 2704 College avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Marmino of 316 McClure street are announcing the birth of a daughter today a 5:24 a. m. in Alton Memorial Hos pital. The baby weighed six pound: and 12 ounces. George Franklin Lee has been selected by Mr. and Mrs. Frank lin Beckwith of 3515 East Broad way as the name of their first son Church Notes Ladies Service Society, Circle 1, vill meet at 9 o'clock Tuesday morning, in th Cherry Street Sap- 1st Church. Mrs. Earl Johnson vill be leader. A business session nd devotions will be held in the ftemoon. Ladies' department of the Re- irganized Church of Jesus Christ, Latter Day Saints, will meet Wednesday evening at 7:45 o'clock, In he church, Fifth street and Lorena avenue, Wood River. Miss rieda Bund will be hostess, Mrs. Ray Johnson will be In charge of he lesson, and Mrs. William Kincade will be leader of devollonals. The group Is sponsoring a father and son picnic June 15, after the :lose of 11 o'clock preaching serv- ce. All members are invited to attend the event, and place where he picnic is to be held will be announced. and awards. A luncheon by the PTA and room mothers will follow. The school is scheduled to close for summer vacation, Friday. Clara Barton Picnic The annual picnic for the sixth grade of Clara Barton school will be held Wednesday at Rock Spring Park. Sixty pupils, ,who will enroll in West Junior High school in the fall, will leave for the picnic grounds about noon and return at 3 p. m. The event is sponsored by the Mothers club. In other school happenings, principal G. G. Campbell announced that the regular summer library will be available a few days following the closing of the school for summer vacation, Friday. Profitable Profeuira BEAUTY CULTURE Trainlm Period • Advance* Count* • Excellent instruc- • Kmty Pay Plan (Nominal Coa« Consult With Us Today Central Illinois School of Boauty Culturo «01 HUNKY 8T.-Oi»l 8-M11 «0 Venr* of Successfully Graduating Student*. Mary C. Hayner Guild of St. 3 aul's Episcopal Church \vlll hold a rummage sale Tuesday evening at 5:30 o'clock, in the parish house. Third and Market streets. St. Elizabeth's Guild of St. Paul's Hpiscopal Church will meet at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon in .the lome of Mrs. N. N, Challacombe, i210 Rock Spring terrace. Telegraph Want Ads "Click" and child. The baby, born Saturday in St. Joseph's Hospital, weighed 10 pounds. Mrs. Beckwith Is the former Phyllis Baker, daughter of Mrs. George Cannon, 15 Walter street, Godfrey. Society Biirk Bnby Christened . tn Dundee Church Sunday James Darnell Burk, son of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Burk of 634 North First street, Wood River, was christened Sunday by his great-grandfather, the Rev. J. Monroe Wolfe in the Dundee First Methodist Church. The service was a double christening as the Rev. Wolfe christened another great-grandchild, a cousin of James Darnell. Mr. and Mrs. Burk spent the week-end visiting with Mrs. Buck's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Jacobs of Dundee, OHervlllp Couple To Wed .Tune 7 Mr. and Mrs. Clay McAdams of the Otterville vicinity are announcing the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Christina, to John Ask Your Dorlor About Our PRESCRIPTION SERVICE YUNGCK DRUGS Slate A Elm Dial 2-7632 Lymlng Jr., which will take place at the Ottewllle Baptist Church June 7 at 1:30 o'clock. Immediately following the , nuptials a reception will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Walther in Ottervllle. 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