Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 5, 1952 · Page 18
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 18

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, June 5, 1952
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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, JUNK S> IWf «** Society *** Iffjnt Mill Mjlrilyti Mftitls, brlde-to- be of Charles Headley, was guest Of honor at ft pre-nuptlal party Wednesday evening. Mrs. Norman- Showers, 1410 Main itreet, was hostess. Miss Mortis, whose marriage will take place July 26 in the Main Street Methodist Church, was presented with miscellaneous lifts for use in her future homev Featured In the decorations Was •*" tteramlc bride doll. Bouquets of red roses were used throughout the house. Games were played and prizes ; were awarded to Miss Morris, Mrs. Myron Cooper, Miss Virginia Hughson, and Miss Mrl- ody Harris. Refreshments were served late in the evening and Mrs. Showers was assisted by Mrs. Mark Headley. Miss Caroline Ooorh Honored at Shower Miss Caroline Gooch, who will be married to Glenn R. Waller Sunday, was guest of honor at a miscellaneous bridal shower i Wednesday evening. The party ' was given by Mrs. Darel Darr . and Mrs. George Champlin at the former's home, 249 Seventh •treet, Wood River. Thirteen guests were present and those excelling at games were Miss Pat Cato and Miss Shirley Eberhart. Spring flowers decorated the home and the gift table con; taining bridal gifts for the bride- elect. MISS BALKE Announcement is being made by Mrs. Elizabeth Balke of Meppen, 111., of the approaching marriage of her daughter, Miss Ruth Balke, to Philip E. Behrens, son of Mrs. Robert Smith of Golden Eagle. The date for the nuptials has not been set but the ceremony will take place at St. Joseph's Church, Meppen. The bride-elect was graduated from the- Meppen grade school and from Hardin High School. She 1» secretary in the Farm Bureau office in Calhoun county-. The prospective bridegroom graduated from Brussels High School, and of the Welder Mechanics School at East Alton- Wood River High School. He is with the state department of public, safety, employed as a state highway patrolman. Mr. Behrens is a veteran of World War H, having served 33 months with the army engineers, 21 months of which time was spent in the south Pacific. MeMUUan-BottoroH Wedding May SI Wilbert McMillian, son of Mr. , and Mrs. Alfred McMillian, RR 1, East Alton, and Mrs. Cecelia Bottoroff, daughter of Mrs. Margaret Vocker of St. Louis, were married Saturday, May 31, in the First Church of the Nazarene, Roxana. The Rev. J. H. White performed the ceremony, and Mr. and Mrs. John McMillian, brother and sister-in-law of the bridegroom, were attendants. : McMillian, an employe of the Laclede Steel Company, and brid*> are residing on Route 140, near Bethalto. Mi»» Marilyn Vollmer ; Guest of Honor Miss Marilyn Vollmer, whose marriage to Robert O. Pars!) will take place June 27, was , honored Tuesday night at a party given by Miss Jean Struif, at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo J. Struif, 619 East Sixteenth street. The home was decorated with syringa and dai- . sies, and white bells were suspended over a buffet. Sixteen guests, including coworkers of the bride-tobe in the business department of Illinois Bell Telephone Company. Alton plant, were in attendance. Pencil games provided enler- tcrtainment, and the evening was brought to a close with the serving of refreshments. Miss Vollmer was the recipient of gifts of a personal nature, an4 Miss Louise Stone, Miss Daisy Lou Frohock, Marie Kilcran and Miss Marjorie Veit were awarded prizes. Warquette Seniors' of Mayquette High will receive diplomas RteW QUfinS eommence: RWUt mreilM «t St. Mary's they will be served breakfast In Marquette's cafeteria. Travel Club Committed Are Announced Members of the Travel Club closed the 1952-1953 season with a dinner Wednesday at the Wagon Wheel. Following dinner Mrs. C. C. Hnnna appointed the following committee chairmen: program, Mrs. E. L. Jacoby; entertainment, Mrs. Clyde Auten; entertainment, Mrs. W. C. Myers; publicity, Mrs. W. P. Stallings; courtesy, _ Mrs. C. J. Jacoby; telephone, 'Mrs. Clara Kugler, and scrapbook, Miss Nellie 1. Jones. Miss Etta Starkey showed colored slides of places she visiled in recent years. will receive Holy Com- FJ*tey morning during 8 o'clock m»W at the chapel of t'lfUjta* Convent on P$njforlh «*}•«*, later ID tof MISS WICKENIIAUSER Plans have been completed for the wedding of William Edward Sherman, son of Mr. and Mrs. William T. Sherman, RR 2. Bethalto, and Miss Ottilia (Tillie) Ann. Wickenhauser, daughter of Mrs. Esther Wickenhauser, and the late George L. Wickenhauser, of 3528 Wickenhauser avenue. The wedding will take place at St. Matthew's Church at d o'clock Saturday, June 7, and will be followed by nuptial mass. Miss Wickenhauser will be attended by her cousin, Miss Betty Albers, and Mr. Sherman will have as best man, Paul Hans. A reception will be held from mid-afternoon until 8 o'clock, at the family home, and relatives and friends are invited to attend. Mr. Sherman, a bricklayer, is employed by W. W. Stubbs, Granite City. Miss Wickenhauser graduated from Alton High School with the class of 1950, and was a member of the Honor Society. She is employed in the accounting department of Millers Mutual Insurance Company, and her sorority is Nu Phi Mu, Beta Delia chapter. Happy Club Meets With Mrs. Burmester Happy Club met Wednesday with Mrs. Morris Burmester, 1205 Union street. Following a covered dish luncheon bunco was played, and prizes were received by Mrs. Jiles Reeder, Mrs. William Roberts, Mrs. Kenneth Calame, Mrs. Ray Norvell, Mrs. Gene Brown and Mrs. Burmester. Mrs. Calame, residing in F.ast Alton, will entertain the club in two weeks. Kl D rat's Knlertalned Wednesday Afternoon Mrs. Ernest Meszaros of 2990 Shady place had as guests Wednesday members of Ihe Kl Drac Club. Pinochle was played, and Mrs. Mesxaros served lunch assisted by Mrs. Fred Caires, Mrs. Otto Bude and Mrs. Stephen Meszaros. Mrs. Eugene Buckshot, Mrs. John Bower jr.. Mrs. Bude and Mrs. Stephen Meszaros excelled and were given prizes. Mrs. Stewart Moore of Duoo street will entertain the club in two weeks. Prospective Bride Honored at Party The Misses Pat and Jo Ann MacGregor entertained Sunday afternoon with a party honoring Miss Caroline Gooch who will be married June 8 to A/2C Glenn R. Waller jr. The party was held at (he home of Mrs. Glenn R. Waller sr., mother of the prospective groom, 2515 Hampton avenue, SI. Louis. Twenty guests were in attendance and presented gifts of a miscellaneous nature to I ho bride-to-be. Games were played and prizes were awarded to Mrs. Pope, Mrs. E. McRoberts and Miss Gooeh. After the games were played and the gifls admired, the hostesses served refreshments to iho guests. I'atit Presidents Parley Entertained at Dinner Mrs. Jack Larkins entertained members of Past Presidents Parley of Ihe American Legion Auxiliary at a dinner party Tuesday evening at her home, 1225 Victory street. Fourteen guests attended the dinner. Red roses centered the table and stuali pots of roses were at the guests' places. The women presented gifts of kitchen ware to the auxiliary and gifts were sent to nurses at Norbury Hospital, Jacksonville. Mrs. Julia Beanblossom is chairman of the nurses gift committee. Mrs. Warren Lodge of Elm street will entertain members at the July meeting. MISS ERDMAN Mr. and Mrs. Omnr Erdman of Jerseyville are announcing the engagement of their elder daughter, Miss Phyliss Erdman, lo Robert Flynn of Jerseyville, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edmmund Flynn of Jacksonville, 111. The bride-elect was graduated from the Jersey Township High School in 1947 and has been employed since that time by the Jerseyville Telephone Co. Mr. Flynn has made his home with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Flynn in Jacksonville. He is employed by the Harry SmitrT"Buick Co., Jersey- vine. Mr. Flynn is a veteran of World War n and served four years with the United States Navy and was on'duty in the south Pacific. i Joseph Totora Marks Birthday Anniversary Joseph S. Totora, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph S. Totora, 128 Main street, Wood River, was guest of honor at a party marking his fourth birthday Wednesday evening at the home of his parents. Twenty-five guests were present and gifts were presented to Joseph. Those excelling at games were Janis Militello, and Jacqueline Lavite, Refreshments were served by the Misses Mary Ann Totora, Ginnie Valenti, and Bonnie Atkinson. Mr. and Mrs Chris Totora, grandparents of Joseph jr., were among guests at the party. Welcome Club Meets Wednesday Mrs. Wallace Bond entertained members of the Welcome Club at her home Wednesday. Dessert was served and bunco played. Those excelling were Mrs. Carl Howard, Mrs. Bond, Mrs. Reno Stefani, Mrs. Archie Laird, Mrs. Walter Malone, and Mrs. Frank Graziana. Mrs. Elvin Hutchins of Bethalto will entertain the group in two weeks. «• Koth-Gillingham Wedding: Wednesday Evening Miss Jo Ann Gillingham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Gillingham of Carrollton, and Gerald Roth, son ot Mr. and Mrs. Matt Roth of Greenfield were married Wednesday evening at 7 o'clock in the parsonage of St. John's Church, Carrollton. The double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. E. Kowalski, and the couple were attended by Ihe bride's sister. Miss Bolty Gillingham and George Robert Postlewaite. both of Carrollton. The bride wore a blue rayon suit and her accessories corresponded in color. 'Miss Gillingham wore a dress of navy colored rayon faille and white accessories. The young women worn corsages of pink carnations. Following the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Roth left on a wedding trip to the south. They will make their home ;on the John Schnelten farm near Greenfield where the groom is engaged in farming with his father. Mrs. Roth completed her sophomore year this spring in Ihe Carrollton High School. Honored on S5tli Wedding Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Robert A Siaphlf- of 815 McPhcrson strert were guests of honor /it a porch party and dinner given Wednesday at 6:30 o'clock, by Mrs. Robert H. Staehle and Mrs. Joseph Kienstra of Wood River, in the home of their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Stenhle, 2133 Norside drive. The occasion was the couple's thirty-fifth wedding anniversary, and members of the Staehle family and a few close friends were in attendance. Mr. and Mrs. Staehle have iwo children, Robert H. Staehle, and Mrs. Kienstra, and five grandchildren. Mrs. Kicnatra Is the former Miss Alice Staehle. "Little District" at Rock Spring Country Club "Little District," made up of members of Rock Spring Country Club, St. Clair Country Club (East St. Louis), and Sunset Hill Country Club, (Edwardsville), was entertained Tuesday at Rock Spring club. After a morning of golf luncheon was served, and many of Ihe women remained at the club for an afternoon of card playing. Seventy-five women participated In golfing, and local winners excelling were Mrs. N. K. McBrien, low gross; Mrs. C. W. Emons, low net; Mrs. C. R. Ditto, blind holes, and Mrs. Richard L. Hudson, low putts. Prizes were also presented to visiting golfers who excelled, Chicago Couple Are Married In Carrollton Miss Lucille Hudson and William Beyer of Chicago were married Sunday, June 1 In a single ring ceremony performed by the Rev. Elmer Setterlund of the Presbyterian church in Carrollton. The wedding took place at 4 o'clock in the home of the bride's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. John Boirun In Carrollton. Mrs. Boirun was matron of honor for her sister, and John Boirun was best man. The bride chose for her wedding a gold colored dress of summer silk with which she wore navy blue accessories. Mrs. Boirun's dress was of navy blue silk, and she wore white accessories. The bride's corsage was of red and yellow rosebuds, and Mrs. Boirun wore a corsage of fever few. Following the ceremony a dinner was served at the Boirun home for the members of the bridal party and immediate relatives of the couple, after which Mr. and Mrs. Beyer left on a short wedding trip. They will spend the remainder of the week at the Boirun home. Mrs. Beyer is a daughter of William Hudson of Chicago and owns and operates a beauty salon in Chicago. Mr. Beyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Beyer of Or.msby, Minn., is employed as service manager for the Lincoln-Mercury Motor Co., Berwyn, HI. Mr. and Mrs. Beyer plan to reside in Congress Park, a suburb of Chicago. Boals Students Enjoy Picnic on Haskell Lawn Children who are students at the Boals building, their teachers, parents, and guests enjoyed a picnic Wednesday on the lawn of Haskell House. A covered dish luncheon was served at 1 o'clock, and children enjoyed ball games in the afternoon. Mrs. L. Greenvvell was hostess. Teachers present were Miss Betty Lane, Mrs. Edith Enos, Miss Joyce Chambers, Miss Gladys Ferrell, and Mr. and Mrs. Millard Landers. Guests included Dr. Robert B. Lynn, Dr. Joseph Mira, Dr. Frank Morrison, Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Norman, Raymond Ready, J. B. Johnson, William J. Boals, Garth Taylor and Neil Bower. A gift was presented to Miss .Chambers from the teachers. Miss Chambers plans to leave for California. Graduating Class Entertained at Dinner Party Miss Barbara Ann Ryndcrs, daughter of Mrs. Frank Rynders, 1700 Central avenue, entertained with a dinner party Monday evening and guests, 45 in number, were members of the graduating class of St. Mary's School. Miss Rynders is a member of the class. Dinner was sei-ved at 6:30 by Mrs. Rynders, assisted by Miss Carol Ann Dean, Mrs. Leona Hawkins, Miss Augusta Berghoff, Mrs. Ellis Rynders, and Mrs, James Rynders. The table was decorated in class colors, blue and white, and was centered by a figure of a graduate, in cap and gown, flanked by candles. During the evening the class prophecy was read and the guests enjoyed dancing in the recreation room. Guests at the dinner were the Rev. Anthony Schmidt and the Rev. G. C. Kromenaker. The Priscillas Close .Season With Picnic The Priscillas of the Church of the Redeemer (Congregational) had a picnic Tuesday evening at the Westerner Club nnd 19 were present. The meal was served on the screened porch, and later the women moved itiside the club house for the meeting at which Mrs, COOt, COTTON SUPS With lace or embroidery trim! "J-ucly Love" or Miss Connie original. The ulip that fits! .85 '3 little Velvet Hats to Wear all season thru! Little pique or lacy h*t$ for coolness! myrtle k. pniil 101 K. Broadway — Millinery - Acce*»orie* Howard Rice presided, Women donated their "earned dollars" and several original poems were read telling how the dollars were earned. Tuesday's meeting was the last of the 19^1-52 season and the next meeting will be second Tuesday In September, at the home of Miss Hazolle Cronau, 3509 Oscar street. Mrs. Rice and Miss Tilly Krlnard will be assisting hostesses. Alton High Senior Prom Wednesday Alton High School senior prom wits held last night in the school -gymnasium and Eph Green's orchestra played from 9 to 12. "from this Day Forward" was the theme song of the dance and the senior's motto was "The Best is Yet to Come." A false ceiling was formed of red and white streamers and balloons, released later In the evening, were clustered in various places. Dance programs were miniatures of this year's "Tattler." Leading the grand march were Ray Parton, Miss Dottie Kaus, (class secretary), Bob Edgell (class president), Miss Shirley Gaghen, Jim Halleck, Joan Goldsby, Dale Furtwengler, and Miss Jo Ann Leonard. Senior class sponsors are Mr. and Mrs. George Ingles, John Bruno, and Mrs. Jacqueline Mundy. The sponsors along with Miss Lcona Teter served as chaperones, and guests included Supt. and Mrs. J. B. Johnson, Macy Pruitt, Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Davis. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Jackson and son, Bill, Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Leamon, Dr. Robert B. Lynn, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Harlow. Tonight members of the senior class will attend a performance of the Municipal Opera in St. Louis. Other activities of senior week prior to the graduation exercises Friday in West Junior High School, included an all-day excursion on the Admiral on Monday with about 180 attending, and Tuesday night approximately 150 class members attended a ball game in St. Louis. Mrs. Virgil Barnett Guest of Honor Mrs. Clifford Long of 2119 Rockwell avenue entertained members of the Jolly Eight Bunco Club and additional guests Wednesday, honoring her sister, Mrs. Virgil Barnett of White Hall, formerly of Leo street. Bunco provided diversion-, and ft course repast was served. Nineteen women were in attendance. Mrs. Barnett was showered with gifts, and Mrs. Ross Camerer of White Hall, Mrs. James Richards, Mrs. Leo Wendle, Mrs. Roy Van Meter (Vesta Jane Long), Rock Hills, Mo., Mrs. Barnett, Mrs. Harold Faith of Richmond Heights, Mo., and Mrs. Long received club prizes. Mrs. George Witt of Nineteenth street will have the club with her June 19. St. Elizabeth's Guild At Challacotnbe Home Mrs. N. N. Challacombe and Mrs. Hugh Horstman were hostesses to St. Elizabeth's Guild, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, entertaining at Mrs. Challacombe's new' home, 1210 Rock Spring terrace. Miss Lou Nell Miller of Wood River, who was on Okinawa for four and a half years, showed pictures describing missionary work 1 being done by Episcopalians on Okinawa. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Challacombe and Mrs. Horstman. Mrs. Arena Trabue will entertain guild members at her cottage in Chautauqua the second Wednesday in July. Drivers of 3 Vehicles Uninjured in Crash Drivers of three vehicles escaped without injury in a collision on Route. 99, between the Lewis & Clark bridges, this morning. Cars drivens by William Ranken and Leland Fulkerson of Alton and a truck driven by Aai : on Morris of St. Louis were in collision, due to the slippery condition of the highway during the rain. All three vehicles were damaged. Jordan has found four phosphate rock deposits and will exploit one at Rusiefa. Births mmmmmmmm^^^ Personal Notes A son was bom to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Zlmpel, 812 Hamilton boulevard, Wood River, at 4:36 *. m. Wednesday In Wood River Township Hospital weighing six pounds and four ounces. Other children in the family are Kay, 9; Douglas, 5, and Roger, 1. Mr. and Mrs. Oils Boat of South Roxana are announcing the birth of a son, weighing eight pounds and two ounces, In Wood River Township Hospital at 2:57 p. m. Wednesday. Mr. anft Mrs. Bost have three other children, Howard, 10; Donna, 5, and Janet, 4. The baby has been named Darrell Otis. Mr. and Mrs James Smith of 221 Elm street, Roxana, are parents of a son bom at 4:19 p. m., Wednesday In Wood River Township Hospital. ' The name -of John Albert has been chosen by Mr. and Mrs. Albert Mikolasek of 217 Cardot street, East Alton, for a son, born at 4:49 p. m. Wednesday in St. Joseph's Hospital. The baby weighs seven pounds and 10 ounces. Mr. and Mrs. Mikolasek have a daughter, Carol Jane, 3. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Scott of 3600 Western avenue are parents of a daughter, weighing eight, pounds and three ounces. The baby was born at 2:04 a. m. today in St. Joseph's Hospital. Mr. and MrsTrheodore Oseland of 117 East Lorena avenue, Wood River, have announced the birth of a son. The baby was born at 8:08 p. m. Wednesday in St. Joseph's Hospital, weighing six pounds and eight ounces. Brenda Kaye is the name selected by Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Belcher of 210 Pence street, East Alton, for a daughter, born Tuesday in Alton Memorial Hospital. The £aby weighs six pounds and eight ounces. Mr. and Mrs. James Northway of 1409 Willard street have given the name of Michael Lynn to a son, born Wednesday in Alton Memorial Hospital. The baby weighed five pounds and 10 ourtces at birth at 7:40 a. m. Wood River Tivp. Tax Collections Exceed 2 Millions WOOD RIVER—More than $2,015,000 in Wood River Township real estate and personal property taxes had been collected by Monday, according to Tax Collector Charles E. Veatch. There is a possibility that local collections, which end Saturday, will exceed the $2,156,000, collected last year. Payments of all large industrial plants in the township have been made. Collections went over the two million dollar mark last Saturday, the biggest collection day so far, when $560,434.82 was received at Veatch's office by noon. <This year's collections exceeded the one million dollar mar k on May 24. Veatch said, "We would advise all taxpayers to pay their first installment o£ real estate taxes and especially their personal property taxes by this Saturday in order to avoid penalty. "A definite effort will be made to collect any delinquent personals. Suit will be filed if necessary after the expiration of a notice which the delinquents will receive." R, W, Queen, district agent, Lincoln National Life Insurance Co., will leave June 12 to attend the company's annual convention and sales congress at Macklnac Island, Mich. Delmar R. Schrumpf, 3275 Hawthorne boulevard, and John T. Alderson, 626 Broadway, East Alton, have completed advanced work in the Reserve Officers' Training Corps and will receive commissions in Army, Navy and Air Force during ceremonies Sunday, June 15, at the University of Illinois. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Jenkins and daughter, Laura Marie, left Alton Wednesday to make their home in Toledo, 0. Mrs. Jenkins Is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl W. Manns, 459 Bluff street, and is the former Miss Janice Manns. Dr. and Mrs. R. K. Carleton have departed for their home in Whitman, Mass., after a visit with Mr .and Mrs. Cliff A. Mathus, 250 Herbert street. Dr. Carleton, a member of the Boston College faculty, received an honorary degree In science from Shurtleff College this week' during commencement exercises. Mrs. Carleton, sister of Mrs. Mathus, is the former Miss Lulu Coyle of Alton. Mrs. E. H. Milner and .Mrs. William D. McKee have returned from Gulfport, Miss., where their daughter and sister, Miss Martha G. Milner, was graduated from the preparatory department, Gulf Park College, May 26. Miss Milner returned with them, and on Friday is leaving for Lake Forest, 111., to attend Ferry Hall commencement exercises. While at Lake Forest Miss Milner will be Ihe guest of one of the graduates, Miss Lalla Peterson, of Crystal Lake, HI. Lt. and Mrs. M. W. Cobb and children have left for Sacramento, Calif., after a week's visit with Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Cobb sr., 612 Mechanic street, and with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Spencer, parents of Mrs. Cobb of White Hall. Lt. Cobb, reserve officer, was called to active duty in 1951 and was stationed at Travis Air Force Base, Sacramento as information, education, and casualty officer. He served as pilot for the "Star- lift" of Hollywood movie stars when they came to Travis to entertain wounded soldiers, and he appeared in the Pathe newsreel as the airdrome officer welcoming the stars as they arrived at the 1 base for> the movie preview of "Starlift." Last fall Lt. Cobb was sent to Ellington Air Force Base, Houston, Tex., to train with the B47 jet bomber and in December his family joined him there. Having completed the training in Texas, Lt. Cobb has been sent to Mathers Air Force Base at Sacramento for further bomber training, and his family will reside in Sacramento. Lt. (jg) and Mrs. R. E. Bockhorst have returned to Chicago after visiting with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Cobb, 612 Mechanic street, and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bockhorst of the Godfrey road. Mrs. Bockhorst spent the past weok in AHon visiting with her brother, Lt. M, W, Cobb ftnd family, ftnd she was joined by her husband for the week-end, Lt. and Mrs. Soekhorsf. recently returned from Newport News, Va., where Lt. Bockhorst attended * superintendent of ship building school. Ho Is navy officer in charge of Grebe Shipyard In Chicago. Clarence Hickerson and his niece, Miss JoAnn Hair, arrived today from San Antonio, Tex. Clarence Hickerson has attended Thomas Jefferson High School, San Antonio, and has made his home with his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Hair, parents of Jo Ann. Mr. Hickerson will reside with his mother, Mrs. Lee Chappell, 1019a East Sixth street, and plans to enter Alton High- School In the fall for his senior year. Jo Ann Hair will visit with her grandmother, Mrs. George Hair of 612 Slate street. Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Rousseau and daughter, Helen, left today for Washington, D. C,, after a visit with Alton relatives. They stopped here on their return from Columbia, Mo., where Helen was graduated from Stephens College. They were accompanied by Miss Gretchen Holstein of Redlands, Calif., also a Stephens graduate, whf will be their guest in Washington and later at the Rousseaus' summer.home in Westport, Conn. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Show and daughter, Phyllis Jane, left Tuesday for their home In Porl- land, Ore. Mrs. Show, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis O'Connor, and daughter came to Alton for n visit in March, and were joined late in May by Mr. Show, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clark Show, Mr. and Mrs. John Lauer will leave Saturday morning to attend commencement exercises at John Carroll University, Cleveland, O., their son, John Lauer jr., being a member of the graduating class. Mr. and Mrs. Lauer will be accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Klinke and daughter, Patricia. August Conway of 1006 Logan street underwent surgery at Allot) Memorial Hospital Wednesday. 'Learn to Swim' Week AtYWCAJune9-13 "Learn lo swim week" at the Young Women's Christian Association, June 9-13, offers girls from the first grade through high school an opportunity to learn fundamentals of swimming. Classes will meet one-half hour daily with enrollment limited to 20 in each group. Schedule of classes and age groups included is as follows: 9 a. m., ages 9 and 10; 9:30 a. m., 7 and 8; 30 a. m., 7 and 8; 10:30 a. m., 9 and 10; 1:30 p. m., 11 through 13. 2 p. m., 14 through 17, and 2:30 p. m., colored, children of all ages. Those interested may enroll at •the YWCA June 7 from 9 lo 10 a. m. A physical examination is required. While making a cast on the Annan river at Hightae, Scotland, James Nicholson landed a 6H- pound wild goose when his fish line tangled round the birds' nec-lc. 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