Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 6, 1952 · Page 10
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 10

Alton, Illinois
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Friday, June 6, 1952
Page 10
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Society *** ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH fKl&AY, JUNE 6, 105* ichrjel in Shipman, recently returned after letting four yean In the navy* .: AIRMAN SECOND CLASS DAVID STEPHENSON AND HIS BRIDE, the former Miss Donna Keliey; were married by the bridegroom's father, Dr. R. E. Stephenson, in the First Christian Church, the wedding took place Thursday evening.—Staff photo. : Bt«phensori-KelIey Marriage Thursday : The wedding of Miss Donna •KeHey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Keliey, 709 Washington avenue, and Airman Second Class DaVid Stephenson, "son of Dr. and Mrs. R. E. Stephenson, 404 East Eighth street, took place in the First Christian Church at 8 o'clock Thursday evening. . Dr. Stephenson, pastor of the .First Christian Church, officiated at his son's wedding. The 'double ring ceremony was used. The chancel of thi church was banked with palms, interspersed with candelabra which held tall tapers providing illumination for the wedding. Miss Shirley Fryej "organist, 'played a '15-minute organ re- icital before the wedding includ- • ing selections such as "A Perfect Day," "I Love You Truly," •and "Always." She accompanied Mrs. Charles Davidson :who sang "Because" arid "The Lord's Prayer." ; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stephenson, brother and sister-in- law of the bridegroom, served .as best man and matron of : honor. " The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a baller- ' Ina length dress of white lace '• and net, featuring a pleated net s skirt. Her finger-tip veil of illusion was held by a halo of orange blossoms and she: wore white lace gloves. Miss Kel, ley carried a colonial type • bouquet of white carnations and • light pink stock. i The matron of honor, the for! mer Charlotte Harvey, wore a •; white silk frock with an over' skirt of blue net, ankle length. ;' The bodice was fashioned with " a sweetheart neckline. On her • hair she wore blue veiling ar! ranged with small white flow" ers. . ; She 'carried a round type : bouquet of pink and white spring t flowers accented with light blue • delphinium. ; A reception followed the cere- ", mony in the church social room. i The bride's table was decorated : with flowers, the colors yellow : and green predominating. Mrs. Jesse Dingeldein and Miss Cleta Winger presided at the table. ; The bride and groom left for ; Austin, Tex., where they will ; reside at 106 East Johanna ' street. For traveling the bride wore an aqua suit and white accessories. The bridegroom, an airman, second class, in the U. S. Air Force, is stationed at Bergstrom Air Force Base, Austin. He and his bride are graduates of Alton High School, A/2C : Stephenson graduating in June, : 1951, and Mrs. Stephenson, in : January, 1951, The bride was ' employed until recently by the : ', Phil Reilley Buick Company. • April Lee Meyer* ' Mark* Birthday • Mr, and Mrs. Charles M. • Meyers, 815 Arch street, enter' tained with a party on the lawn • of their home Thursday evening ; fctjjn 6 to 8 o'clock in honor ' of their daughter, April Lee, ; on the occasion of her tenth ; birthday. l Nineteen boys and girls were ; present 'and games were played ; fop an pour pr more. Those re- I driving prizes were Richard • Lowe. J. B. Evans, Tommie j Ftnwicjf, T P m ro i e Breden, : Charles Qverath, Georgette : Breuxen, Wd Frances Kimbro. i Refre«i«oeoJt« were served by i Mr* Meytn, assisted by Mrs. ; Hand* Bmlen and Mrs. Ray Ffcwff were presented to the and the suf&t of honor WWI WWi ******* JW fW«W»*» '•BfllvfTiiiy Miss Getting* of Eldred a Bride The marriage of Miss Marguerite Gettings, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Gettings -sr., of Eldred, and Pvt. 2 Russell Sinclair, son of Mrs. Russell Sinclair and the late Mr. Clair of Jerseyville, took place at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday after•noon in the rectory of St. Francis Xavier Church, Jerseyville. The double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Eugene Griffin, and the couple was attended by Mrs. William Gettings jr., sister-in-law of the bride, and John Bray of Jerseyville. Miss Gettings wore a strapless gown of white satin and* lace styled with a bolero. The foundation skirt of white satin was extended by crinoline and had two over skirts of white nylon net, topped with a half overskirt edged in wide lace. Her shoulder length veil of nylon illusion net was secured by a Juliet cap, and she carried a colonial bouquet of white carnations centered by a white purple-throated orchid. She carried a lace handkerchief belonging to the bridegroom's mother. The matron of honor's gown was of Nile green frosted organdy, designed with full skirt worn over crinoline. Her flowers were yellow roses in a Colonial bouquet, and she wore a half bonnet. Following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents near Eldred. Pvt. and Mrs. Sinclair left later for Fort-Bliss,'El Paso, Tex., where the groom is stationed. When she left for her wedding trip Mrs. Sinclair wore a costume of navy blue with white pique trim, and navy ac• cessories. The bride attended the Jersey county elementary schools and was graduated from the Jersey Township High School in 1949. She will be graduated from Alton Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in August and will return from Texas the latter part of June to complete her studies at the hospital. Mrs. Sinclair is a member of the Beta Kappa sorority and of the Jerseyville Chapter, Order of Rainbow for Girls. Pvt, 2 Sinclair attended St. Francis school and the Jersey Township High School. Guests from out-of-town at the wedding were: Mr. and Mrs. Kendall Seely and children, White Hall; Misses Barbara Hughes, June Glass, Mary Goldmen, Eetta Beneze and Norma Gauldoni, classmates of the bride at Memorial. Stunkel-Fife Wedding Plans Completed Plans have been completed for the wedding of Miss Barbara Sue Fife, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Thad Fife of East Alton, to Robert A. Stunkel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Stunked of Edwardsville. The wedding will take place Saturday evening at 7 o'clock in the sanctuary of the First Baptist Church, East Alton, with the pastor, the Rev. William F. Bohn, officiating at the single ring ceremony. Miss Fife has chosen as her maid of "honor, her sister, Miss Lota Jane Fife, and Mr. Stunkel has chosen for his attendant, Jack Hale o£ Edwardsville. Ushers will be John T. Fife, brother of the bride, and Harold Stunkel, cousin of the groom.. A reception for friends and relatives will immediately follow the ceremony in the church parlors. MISS KL1XKE Miss Patricia J. • Klinke, daughter of Postmaster and Mrs. Harold Klinke, 715 Blair avenue, was graduated Thursday from Sacred Heart Academy, St. Charles, Mo. Miss Klinke was the honor student of the graduating class, and received the alumni award of the year. Miss Klinke was also recognized for having a perfect attendance during her four years in high school. Postmaster and Mrs. Klinke and son, Tony, attended the commencement exercises. Other relatives and friends of Miss Klinke at the exercises were Mrs. Alice Kirk and Mrs. Mary Klinke, grandmothers of the graduate, Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Kirk, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur J. Levora and Mrs. H. Rue Henderson. Miss Alice TOH«P, Brighton, to Wed The marriage of Miss Alice May Tovvse, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Byron F. Towse, to James Edward Bieser of Centralia will take place at 10 o'clock Saturday morning in St. Alphonsus' Church, Brighton. Mrs. Sigmund Reid of Alton will serve as her sister's matron of honor, Miss Beatrix Bieser of Centralist, a sister of the groom, and Mrs. Milford Lau of Milwaukee, Wis., a sister of the bride, will be bridesmaids. Leo Francis Bieser, Dn, USN, Norfolk, Va., will serve his brother as best man. A .wedding breakfast for the bridal party and immediate families will be served at the Hotel Stratford. A luncheon for out-of-town guests will be served at St. Alphonsus' parish hall. A reception will be given at the home of the bride's parents at 2:30 o'clock. Tonight preceding rehearsal. , the bride's mother will serve supper for the bridal party; Bridal Shower Sunday Honoring Miss Henke Miss Marlene Dustman and the Misses Wilma and Gloria Barenfenger were hostesses to a miscellaneous shower Sunday afternoon at the former's home in Prairietown, honoring Miss Estelli Mae Henke, who will become i he bride of Robert Pruett on June 14. The gifts were arranged on a table under a sprinkling can decorated in rainbow colors. Games were played and prizes were given to the Misses Elsie Cheslak, Viola Schreiber and Esther Schreiber, after which a luncheon was "served. Those present were: Mrs. Elsie Paris, Mrs. Orville Johnson, Mrs. Louis , Henke, Mrs. Ralph Luber, Mrs. Olin Hesi, Mrs. Cleo Carter, Mrs. Leonard Hopper, Mrs. Robert Werden, Misses Elsie Cheslak, Marilyn Suhrenbrock, Ethel and Shirley Graham, Bernice Meyer, Marie Zoelzer, Mary Ann Gueldner, Helen Pruett, Viola and Esther Schrieber, Mrs. Edward Barenfenger and Mrs. Clarence Dustman, i Monticello College Choir Concert Tonight The Monticello College choir, under the direction of Stephen B. Williams, will present its annual spring concert in Benjamin Godfrey Memorial tonight at 8:30. Miss Jeanette Ross will be accompanist. The program will include: "Song of Man," Kountz; "By the Simplicity of Venus' Doves," Bishop; "A Spirit Flower," Campbell-Tipton; "How Beautiful is Night," Bergh; "A Song of Music," Hindemith; "Beauty," Golbert; and three folk songs arranged by Leslie Bell. The public is invited to attend and no admission charge will be made. Miss Doris SmillipoU, Carllnvllle, to Wed Mr. and Mrs. Henry Smith- pott of near Carlinville ave announcing the engagement of their daughter, Doris Deane, to Robert Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Baker of Shipman. Miss Smithpott has completed her junior year at the GiUespie High School. Mr. Baker, who attended Martial* Is Afitftniririetl The marriage of Miss Vir* ginia Kodros, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luclafl Marmlno, 22 Dorris street, and f /Sgt. Walter Daily of Mount Clements, Mich, the couple were married last September in Mount Clements. Sgt, Dally Is visiting at the Marmino home on furlough and he will return to his base at Selfrldge, Mich. Mrs. Daily will remain in Alton, * Who's New Club to Meet Monday Who's New Club will meet at 1:15 o'clock Monday afternoon at the Young Women's Christian Association, and following dessert, bridge and canasta will be played. Mrs. Alton May, Mrs. Elmer Browning, Mrs. Leroy Rubright, Mrs. Henry E. Maul, and Mrs. Edgar Lehen will be hostesses. Motilton-Hartlcy Wedding At Bunker Hill Church Miss Mary Lou Hartley, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mis. Alvin Hartley of Bunker Hill became the bride of Pvt. Richard Moulton, in a double ring ceremony at the Methodist church, Bunker Hill, Thursday evening at 8 o'clock in the presence of 75 relatives and friends. The Rev. Donald Lowe read the marriage vows. Mrs. T. J. Williamson played the wedding marches and accompanied Miss Barbara Hunt, who sang "At Dawning" before the bridal party entered the church, Mrs. Dean Mize was matron of honor for her sister and the groom was attended by his brother, Ernest Moulton. The bride, given in marriage by her father, was attired in a white street length lace dress, and wore white accessories and a corsage of yellow blossoms. A reception was held in the church basement. Lyle Moulton and Larry Hartley were ushers for their sister and brother. The bride graduated from Bunker Hill High School last week and the groom, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Moulton, who is in the army, graduated in 1949. He was engaged in farming with the Moulton brothers before entering service last January. Mr. and Mrs. Moulton will leave for California next week where they will visit until he reports back to service at Seattle, Wash. Miss Moran Receives Diploma From Villa Miss Mary Patricia Moran of 407 East Twelfth street was graduated Thursday night from Villa Duchesne, Spoede and Conway roads, St. Louis county. After the commencement program Miss Joan Randazzo of St. Louis gave a dance at Sunset Country Club for her classmates and their escorts. Miss Moran's sisters, the Misses Isabel Ann and Margie Morgan, brother,, Thomas W. Moran, and aunt, Miss Margaret Moran; Mrs. John Schon- beckler, Mrs. James Moran, Miss Alice Ringemann, Miss Amelia B. Ringemann and Miss Judy Sidner of Alton attended the graduation. Additional guests of Miss Moran's were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Mooney and son, Thomas, of St. Louis. St. Patrick's Graduates Honored by Mothers Club Mothers of the eighth grade graduating class of St. Patrick's school, were guests of honor at a dinner given by the Mother's Club of St. Patrick's in the school hall last night. Covers were laid for 40, and as each girl entered the hall she was presented with a corsage, and each boy was given a boutonniere, Place cards in the graduate theme and gifts marked each place, and concealed inside the place cards were scrolls containing the class prophecy. Tables were decorated in green and white, class colors. Guests at the dinner were the Rev. John Crosson, the Rev. Casimir Gierut, the Rev. Peter Donohoe, and Mrs, Francis Lavelle, an assistant teacher at St. Patrick's school. Chris Lavick, Fred Hentrich, Elaine Nekola, and Christine Weirich were speakers for the class. * WSCS Officers Seated At Methodist Church Officers of the Woman's Society of Christian Service, First Methodist Church, were installed Thursday by Mrs. Walter Daley of Belleville, president of the WSCS, Southern Illinois Conference. Prior to the installation Mrs. Daley addressed the society. Mrs. E. J. Bennington was in charge of devotions. Circle No. 3 served luncheon before the meeting, and Circle 3 Chorus, under the direction of Mrs. B. C. Richardson, sang. Mrs. F. W. Eromaghim is entering in upon her fourth year ROLU.HEAD t STO-A.CO • ALUMINUM STORM SASH • rOLDOORS • • ALUMINUM AWNINGS t f Wo Bep»wt— Retope— B«paijr Blind* • 4*9899 PW 4-382* ALTON VENETIAN BLIND 60. F.H.A. Term; 60S ST. UH'IS 4VE, PAST Al/f OA as head of the WSC3, . Plant wire outlined fof Tfftnl* ily picnic to be held Wednes* day evening, June 25, in honor of the Rev. Dale' Harmon, mln* ister at First Methodist Church, and family. The event wilt take place in Rock Spring Park. Mr*. Lucy Luken Mark's Birthday Mrs. Lucy Luken, 8 West Del* mar avenue, was guest of honor at a picnic supper Wednesday,-, evening, marking her birthday anniversary. Present were her two sons and their families, Mr* and Mrs. Ralph Luken and children, Ralph jr., Barbara, and Bobby, and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Luken. Mrs, Hasemeler Honored Thursday Mrs. Kent Hasemeier and daughter, Cindy, who left this morning for Seattle, Wash., where she will sail next week for Japan to join her husband, Lt. Kent Hasemeier, was guest of honor Thursday at a party given by Mrs. William M. Nolan at her home, 1222 Union street. Bridge wrfs played and later luncheon was served. Present In addition to Mrs. Hasemeier and daughter, were Mrs. Jerome Hasemeier and daughters, Nancy and Susan, Mrs. Clinton Restemeyer, and Mrs. Gordon Ruepke, OFFICERS OF NATIONAL SECRETARIES ASSOCIATION were installed Thursday evening at ths Hotel Stratford. Seated: Mrs. Virginia Elfgen, corresponding secretary; Miss Melba Toupno vice- president; Mrs. Donald Metzger, recording secretary; Miss Phyllis Jones, president. Retiring officers, seated: Miss Lovetta Beck, corresponding secretary; Miss Ruby Morten, president; Miss Peggy Hamby, recording secretary; Miss Viola Welling, treasurer,.who was held over for another term.— Staff photo. ' . Miss Phyllis Jones Seated As y President of Alton Secretaries Mrs. Charles Boehler. Program coordinator—Miss Toupno. Auditing—Miss Elizabeth Fischer, Miss MISS HEFFNER Plans have been completed for the wedding of Miss Joyce Heffner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Heffner, 921 Edwardsville road, Wood River, and Fred Gardner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gardner of Edwardsville. The couple will be manned at 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon, June 8, in the First Baptist Church, Wood River. A reception will follow the wedding at the home of Mrs. Howard Gibson, 142 Tenth street, Wood River. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Mr. Gardner is an employe of the Litchfield & Madison Railroad, Edwardsville, and Miss Heffner, who graduated this spring from Roxana High School, has accepted a position at the National Advertising Company, Edwardsville. Canasta Club Meets With Mrs. H. L. Ohley Mrs. H. L. Ohley of 2995 Shady place entertained members of a club Thursday at her home, and canasta was played. After prizes were awarded to Mrs. Alex Wright, Mrs. Clarence Sheff and Mrs. Kermit Dickmann refreshments were served. '. Mrs. James Simpson of College avenue will have the club with her in four weeks. Delta Phi Sub-Debs With Miss Joehl Delta Phi Sub-Debs met last Alton Chapter, National Secretaries Association, met at Hotel Stratford Thursday evening and Miss Edna Wuellner and Mrs. Wilma Kiefer comprised the committee on arrangements. Following dihner, officers for the ensuing year were installed by Miss Ruby Morten, retiring pres ident. Miss Phyllis Jones was seated as president, Miss Melba Toupno as vice president, Mrs. Donald Metzger, recording secretary, Mrs. Virginia Elfgen, corresponding secretary, and Miss Viola Welling, treasurer. Miss Jones made ,the following committee appointments: Social—Miss Melba Toupno, chairman, Miss Phyllis Butler, Miss Virginia Tonsor, Miss Helen Allen, Miss Irene Vonnahmen. Publicity—Mrs. Virginia Elfgen, chairman, Miss Kay Sharkey. Membership and Attendance— Mrs. Donald Metzger, chairman; Miss Viola Welling, Miss Dorothy Paddock, Mrs. Virgil Leonard, Mrs. Richard Gross. Employment—Miss Viola Welling, chairman, Miss Kathryn Berner. Civic—Miss D e 1 p h i n e Henry, chairman; Miss Edna Wuellner, Miss Peggy Hamby, Miss Lucy Marshall. Education and Scholarship—Miss Lovetta Beck, chairman, Miss Catherine McKernan, Miss Kay Sharkey, Mrs. Wilma Kiefer. Ways and Means—Miss Helen Cope, chairman, Miss Ruby Mor- ton, Mrs. Van Beck, Miss Virginia Tonsor, Miss Edna Wuellner. Constitution and By-Laws—Miss Marie Jerrells, chairman, Miss Hazel Ash. Parliamentarian-^Miss Helen Allen. Interchapter representative— Mrs. Joseph Waide, secretary to Mayor Linkogle, attended as a guest. For the July meeting the chapter will have a picnic at Westerner Club grounds and Miss Virginia Tonsor, Miss Melba Toupno^ and Mrs. Virgil Leonard will be in charge of the meeting. Lodge Notes Pastry sale will be held at Young's Saturday by the American Legion Auxiliary. Lunch will be served. Miss Maria Estair Torres was chosen queen of the American School in Mexico City. night with Miss Marce Joehl, at her home/ 946 Union street, and Miss Julie Beatty was received as a member. Plans for the summer were discussed, and members will have a party June 12 at the home of their president, Miss Jean Thomeczek. • Household furnishings look and fttl liki new after our •Xpert, finer drycleaningl Laundenrs •Dry Clianirs • Ruf Cltanirsj; FREE PICK-UP AND DELIVERY SERVICE 909 EAST BROADWAY DIAL 3-8877 SPRING/SUMMER TOPPERS *16 more of the same good values more of the same fine wools.,. the beautiful workmanship more wonderful colors plus many new styles ' Luxurious fleoce«, smooth suedes, bouclei , , , aUo plaids, ebecks, diagonal*. Plenty t>l whit* and. nary , ,,, pa*tel* , , , grayi, keif* , , , aUo high, thadei. Siw» for missM »nd junior*. 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