Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 5, 1952 · Page 4
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ALTON TEtEORAPH 'Faith of Our Fathers 9 By Seniors to Feature River High Graduation WCOO -mVEft, Juni 5.-A- dra tttt!« jflNrttrftatieft, "Faith fit Our r«hftt," by 11 graduating senior* wffl WghUght commencement ex *Wls« tonight at 8:15 in Memorial gymnasium of East Alton- Wtof Wver Community High School Parts win be taken by Charles filacktock, George DeLong, James BliWifhlnn, Evelyn Ford, Ginger MatiM, Nfirma Johnson, Barbara tfcflft Hugh Major, Jane Means Robtrt (Quinn and Maynard Saxby Daftimantt will deliver his original *ssa& "1 Speak for Democrat* commencement will be a exercise ex- cent for the invocation by the Rev, Wlllatf T. Bonn, pastor of th* first Baptist Church, East Alton j presentation of * ne c ' ass by Principal A. Edson Smith and the a<**rding of diplomas by Dr. Ft M. LeeVer, president of the District 144 Board of Education. • thomaa Leonard, senior class president, will present the class u* The high school band, directed by, Chester L. Hughes, will play th« processional and recessional anf one selection, "Finale, Symphony No. 5 In E. Minor" by Dvorak, Honor atudents in the graduating clasf are George Abernathy, Kathleen AJderson, Charles Blacklock, Nancy Bond, Mary Jane Brugger, Carolyn Sue Clinton, James Dam- niann, George DeLong, Marilyn •Doty, Louise Doyen, Thelma Edgar, Evelyn Ford, Joseph Galeaz, Norma Lee Gimmeson, Maurice Halst, Barbara Kelly. Thomas Leonard, James Lowe, Mary Lou Mayoral, Lois Jane Means, Weidon Milllgan, Frances Peck, Dorma Ricitman, Maynard Saxby, Mary Catherine Skundrlch, Robert Stege- meler, Edith Tackett, Bernard Taylor and belores Elaine Verdun. Honorary Junior Ushers will be Dana Mead and Patricia Suhling, marshals; and Jerry Burnam. Jack Greenshlelds, Donald Hunt. 'Philip Voorhees, Betty Campbell, Barbara Fta&er, Lois Jennings ' and Lucille Prttcfor'd. ScKool Dates Set WOOD RIVER — A two-weeks' Bible school for youngsters from four years of age through the sixth grade will begin 'Monday at the First Presbyterian Church. Classes will be held from 9 to 11 a. m., daily. • ! , , Mrs Virden LaMarsh is .general superintendent. Mrs. Clifton Seymour and ,Mrs. Darwin L. Rapp will supervise the kindergarten with teachers being Mrs. Raymond Schoeneweis,, Mrs. Robert Naef", Mrs, Vernon Eggenberg, Mrs. Paul Page and Mrs. Robert Borman. Mrs. Harry Stouffer will supervise the primary department. Teachers are Mrs. R. F. Stringer, Mrs. Ray Jack, Mrs, Marvin Wilson and Mrs. Rolla Hord. Mrs. William Bluhm will supervise the junior department. Teachers are Mrs. Leslie Wright, Mrs. Thomas Young, and Mrs. W. B Chatam, Women in charge of re freshments are Mrs. Clarence Cota and Mrs. Wheeler Johnson. Phllatheas ToMeet WOOD RIVER — The Philathe Class of the First Methodist Church will meet Friday night at 7:30 a' the church. Hostesses are Mrs. Clifford Ar buthnot, Mrs. Hurley Shult, Mrs Arthur Roos and Mrs. Cleve New comb. Attend Graduation WOOD RIVER — Mr. and Mrs Frank Sweet and daughter, Sharon of 275 South Thirteenth street, at tended the high school graduation exercises in Eldorado Mondaj night. Peggy Black, niece of Mrs Sweet, was a graduate. Arrive From Idaho WOOD RIVER — Mr. and Mrs Ned Lyon of Pocatello, Idaho, ar rived Wednesday for an indefinit stay with his parents, Mr. am Mrs. Omar Lyon, 490 North Sixth street. Lyon is on the staff of thi Idaho State Journal. Moose Events WOOD RIVER—Weekend event for the Loyal Order of Moose wen announced today by Horace Hoff man, publicity chairman. Tonight at 7:15 p. m., there wil be a degree staff practice. Thf general meeting will be Friday a 8 p. m. at the lodge hall. There will be dancing from 8:30 to 12:3 p. m., Saturday to the music o Dick Button's orchestra. On Sunday, several members o the order will travel to Moosi Heart, where Illinois Day will b< observed. WOOD RIVER — James Weavei was toastmaster Wednesday nigh when IlUni Toastmasters heard talks by three members and dis cussed "Practical Jokes That Back fired" for their table topic. Speakers and their subjecti were: Elmer Isringhaus, "High lights and Sidelights;" Homei Chandler, "Early Incidents;" and Joe Haney, "Ambition Is Noi £nough." Merle Bassett was general critk aifisted by Charles Clark, Dr. M J. Hoggins of Edwardsville; Me; Ben*, Millard Q'pell, Dale Fink and Weaver. Other guests from the Edwards ville Club were Ray Rogers and Haney, the thjrd »peaker. Ai| Australian firm, Mineral Dfiposttl Syndlcate.seeks American capital to Mjp develop lands bear- in* firtjte (704 axl4* ot titanium) on Fwzer IslajyJ $X> milei north of Brisbane, ' WOOD RIVER - Mothers of Girl Scout Troop 92 were guests at a tea Wednesday afternoon giv- by the girls at Wood River School. The guests were greeted by Kay Moran and Lola Jean Gates and presented with corsages made by the girls. Patricia Holtscher acted as mistress of ceremonies for thr program that Included group singing and a play based on the Brownie story. Girls participating In fhe play were Nancy Scandrett, Jackie Taynor, Jackie Walker, Donna Whit- tleman, and Donna Gibson. Blllie Jean Sanchez, Sandra McMillan and Deborah Montgomery presided at the tea table. Special guests were Mrs. Hazel Miller, president of the Wood River VFW Auxiliary, sponsors of the roop; and Miss Bernlce Lundahl, ield director for the Girl Scouts. In a fly-up ceremony Tuesday at he home of their leader, Mrs. Nelon Whlttleman, 175 South Eighth treet, the following girls received wings and tenderfoot pins: Patrica Holtscher, Sandy McCoy, Kay rtoran, Nancy Scandrett, Jackie 'aynor, Jackie Walker, Lola Jean ates, Donna Gibson, Billie Jean anchez, and Sandy McMillan. The ast two girls also received at- endance stars. The ceremony was conducted by Mrs. Nelson Whlttleman and co- eader, Mrs. Harry Echols. Wood River Youth Gets Dental Surgery Degree WOOD RIVER — Tlichard L. ,yon, son of Mr. and Mrs, Omar ,yon, 490 North Sixth street, re- eived a degree of doctor of den- al surgery from St. Louis Uni- ersity Tuesday morning at Kiel Auditorium. Lyon attended East Alton-Wood River Community High School .nd served three years with the U 1 . S. Navy during World War H. He entered De Pauw University ollowing his discharge and gradated in 1948 with an AB degree. He is a member of Alpha Tau Omega, social fraternity and Delft Sigma Delta, professional fra- ernity. Visitor! In Hillsboro WOOD RIVER—Mr. and Mrs. William Acker, 543 Whitelaw avenue, were recent visitors in Hills- Wood River Girl Scouts Entertain Mothers at Tea East Alton BYF Group Attend HigMan$ Rally teAST ALTON — Several bers of the Baptist Youth Fellowship of the First Baptist Church attended the Alton Association BYF rally Tuesday evening at the Highland Bethany Baptist Churth. The church Is observing the 100th anniversary of the found- Ing of the Baptist Church there this week. Because of the large crowd attending the services the Tuesday evening meeting was held on the church lawn. . The Rev. W. DalbeVg, St. Louis, was the speaker of the evening. East Altonlans attending the meeting were Miss Nancy Treat, Miss Thelma Jean Edgar, Miss Laura Lee Jones, Robert Ricks, Donald Baum, Mis.? Alice Bohn, Miss Joyce Shrum, Miss Shirley Bohn, Miss Frances Young, Miss Carol Ruth Hull, Miss JoAnn Rosecrans, Miss Marilyn Schelbe, Miss Levonda Clem and Leon Neese. Adults accompanying the group were Dr. and Mrs. K. R. Ricks, sponsors of the BYF, Mr. and Mrs. Coy Treat and Miss Shirley Harrison. Miss Laura Lee Jones Is president of the local group. ProgramPlanned At East Alton Baptist Church EAST ALTON — Children's Day will be observed Sunday at the First Baptist Church with a program given by the children of the primary department. The program has been set for 7:30 p.m. and will be supervised by Mr. and Mrs. Myron Dilliard. superintendent and assistant of that department. All of the children of primary age are to take part in the program. Two practice sessions have been called prior to the time of the program Sunday evening. The children will practice both Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Sunday school teachers In the department who will assist with the program are Mrs. Coy Treat, Mrs. Myrtle Edgar, Miss Joyce Knupp, Miss Shirley Harrison, Lynn France, William, Gilson, Robert Ricks, Miss Carol' Knupp, Mrs, C. H. Pees, Mrs. Frank Goodman and Mrs. Dean Cooper. State registration of all opticians and an end to the sale of readymade glasses have been recommended -by a government committee to Britain's Ministry of Health. boro, as guests of Mayor and Mrs. Joe. Long. Mayor Long is the brother of Mrs. Acker. Mrs. Long *is con valescing in the Hillsboro Hospital from a leg fracture. Sun-Tim* Swctth*ort! BRICHJ BtM ft AT • All White • White and Lilac • Green and Eggshell Fret-os-air and ready lor fun...in all the peppy sun ihadei you love most). Washable Wonderful SCUFFS IN TERRYCLOTH Just wonderful.>.for beaching or lounging about the koutil Blue, yellow or whit*. 123 WEST THIRD Aii-Conditiontxi lot Your Shopping Comlort Wd6l5 RIVER—Past Commanders of American Legion Post 204 are considering several worthwhile projects for the community, it was •eported today-by the president. Howard Getting. The projects, although not announced, were discussed during the une dinner meeting of the organization Wednesday night at Skaggs Dining Room. The group also approved estab- ishlng a Wood River Township >ark district after Hearing discussions on the project by Mayor Willam R, Stoneham and L. H. Hoi- arid, Wdod River attorney who is egal advisor for the park steering eomrtiittee ot the Wood River Town- hip Chamber of Commerce. The commanders are now col- ecting photographs of all 33 past commanders of the Wood River Leion and five local men who have served as commanders of other wsts. These will be framed and lung in the club rooms of the Legion hall. The next meeting of the organization will be July 15, Joe Lamm, secretary, is to preside in the absence of Getting, who will be at- ending the Cast Institute of Technology at Cleveland. Ohio, where he has been awarded a General lectrlc fellowship. PastCommandenof WoodRiver American LegionPlanProjects THURSDAY, JUMB Seaweed Makes Skins The latest use discovered for sea- ,vecd is in making sausage skins, Oslo reports. After two years' experiments a Norwegian firm now s producing an edible sausage skin, stronger yet nearl> 30 times Ighter than the kinds presently in use. A factory is being built to urn out the seaweed skins at a •a(e of 22 million yards P month. Norwegian fishermen will spend the summer collecting seaweed for he factory. All heavy vehicles are barred from many Rhodesian roads, following flood!ike rains. Pastor's Family Feted at Party EAST ALTON - The Rev. and Mrs. L. B. Wfllklngion and son, Lindell, were honored with a farewell party Wednesday evening by members of the Ftrst Methodist Church. The Walklngton family Is moving to Robinson, >I11., where Rev^ Walk- tngton will be pastor of the Flrsi Methodist Church, The Rev. Walk- Ington haft been pastor of the local church for. (he past five and a half years. C. M. Brown, chairman of the official board, was in charge of arrangements for the farewell party. Herbert Luman was the master of ceremonies. During the program the men's quartet of the church composed of Herbert Luman, E. B. Wiley, Ivy Smith and Fred Hamel sang several numbers, and Mrs. Richard Welch sang a solo. After-the program the group enjoyed refreshments and a social hour in the church parlors. Rev. and Mrs. Walkington were presented with an electric- roaster and a cash gift from the members. A cash gift was presented to Mrs. Walkington from the primary department by Mrs. T. B. Richardson, superintendent. Lindell was presented with a desk lamp from the young people of the church. He is retiring president of the MYF. Gilbert Whitten presented the Rev. Walkington with the trophy which the church baseball team won during the winter in the cfiurch league games. The refreshment table was centered with a large cake bearing wishes of "good luck" to the Walkington family. 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