Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on October 22, 1953 · Page 10
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 10

Galesburg, Illinois
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Thursday, October 22, 1953
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1- l ^'^-Hi * i$ter>Mail. Galesbur If -ft*- : Costumes From Rags to Finery JC nox *Set^ ior 3L Ck rew5 at woman Backstage at the Knox College Theatre where Jean Girnadou's "The Madwoman of Chaillot" is in its fourth week of rehearsal in preparation for opening Oct. 29, more than fifty crew members are hard at work organizing properties, stage set, costumes, makeup and ticket FSIGS. These crew members, the little people of the theatre without whom the show could not go on, are busy hammering, painting, begging, sewing and selling in prep- ~ ~ aration for the first Knox Theatre production of the year. Through the joint efforts of Gary Werner, head scene technician, Keith Achepohl, in charge of painting, and Jack Munson, in charge of props, a sidewalk scene in a poor section of Paris, the first set of the play, is now being created. The properties crew, which includes Joan Hinkle, Judy Miller, Randy Mitchell and Ralph Schullz, is searching through junk yards, attics and antique shops in search of chains for the cafe, while the construction crew, Bill Browne, Diane Chamberlain, Richard Clopper, Ray Discher, Doris Fiiin, Russ Fuiks, Charles Ford, Ruth Hendev son. Malcolm James, James Krug- Jioff, Bill Monson, Jack Munson, Dick Neumann, Jerry Oehring, Allan Ott, Pam Pierson, Jerry Tallman, Gale Tomblin, and Bob Scharfenberg is making eight small tables for the scene. Cellar Is Contrast In contrast to the gay lighted Thursday. October 22. 1953 Events Honor Former Resident Mrs, Harriett. Miles Larson, who is visiting h6re from Los Angeles, Calif., was honored at two events during the weekend in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Miles at 1458 N, Cedar St. Sunday afternoon, the Miles held an open house for around thirty relatives from Galesburg and the countryside of Galva, Alexis and Wataga. Both flowers and appointments for the tea table were in an autumn color scheme of gold and green. Saturday evening, Mrs. Miles entertained a group which included women who were associates of Mrs. Larson when she was employed at the First Galesburg National Bank and Trust Co. For the program, Mrs. Miles screened color slides taken on her trip to Europe this last summer. Guests were Miss Esther Pearson, Mrs. George Figg, Miss Mary Armstrong, Miss Margaret O'Brien, Mrs. Harry Richardson, Mrs. Lief Ericsson, Mrs. Paul Peters, Mrs. Amos Wilmot, Mrs. Forrest Olson, Miss Nellie Stark, Mrs. Herbert Lucas and Mrs. Max Pine. Mrs. Larson will visit relatives in Chicago before returning to California. tela id ican MISS CONLON TO WED — Announcement of the approaching marriage of their daughter, Miss Conlon. to Robert atmosphere of the first set, the wolford is made by Mr. and second is the moldy old cellar m Mrs> Reynold Conlon of Rapatce. the/home of the madwoman of wedding wiJ j take place the Chaillot Properties consist mainly afternoon of Sunday, Nov. 1, at of old discarded furniture and as- 2 :30 o'clock in the London Mills sorted junk. * Methodist Church. Mr. Wolford, After the sets have been mounted so n 0 f jn n ani j M ,^. Carl Wo! under the direction of stage man- ford London Mills, is with But- ager Bill Vance, Phil Decker will j er - begin work on the lighting. Mem* bers <of the stage crew are. Bill Miss Blanche Stanley 9 L L, Burkhalter Are Wed in Georgia Miss Blanche Stanley of Orlando, Fla., and Lt. (j.g.) Ivan L. Burkhalter were united in marriage recently in the home of the Rev. Herbert Etheridge at Kingland, Ga. Lt. (j.g.) Burkhalter is the son of Mrs. Iva Burkhalter of Knoxville and the late John C. Burkhalter, the family formerly of Maquon. For her wedding the bride wore a yellow dress and had white accessories while her attendant, Miss Barbara Andress was attired in blue. Best man was Donald Hamer. Mrs. Burkhalter is completing her nurse's training at Sanford, Fla., where the couple will reside until April when Lt. Burkhalter will be released from the Navy. Manufacturing Co. His bride-to-be is in the office at Midwest Manufacturing Co. Historic Knoxville Buildings Visited by Farnham Cub Scouts An unusual den meeting was enjoyed Tuesday afternoon by all four of the Cub Scout dens of Pack 5 of Farnham School. Right Abel, Keith Achepohl, Bill Browne, Richard Clopper, Ronald Cook, Pe'ter Darks, Ray Discher, Tom Draper, Russ Fuiks, Bill Grandgeorge, Mai James, Jim Krughoff, Frank Lohman, Dick Neumann, Jerry Oehring, Al Phillips, Lynn Salier, Bob Scharfenberg and Gale Tomblin. Variety of Costumes -Under the direction of Mina, „ 4 . _ „ , , , Stumpf, the costume crew is bor- after school, 33 Cub Scouts met rowing and making a variety of were assigned to cars and rode to costumes which run the gamut Knoxville to visit the places of from ancient to modern, rags to historical interest, finery. Since for the four mad- The old Knoxville Inn was women reality ceased in the 1890's, pointed out to the boys as well as they will be dressed in costumes the old recorder's office, which of that era, some authentic dresses now houses the village library, donated to the theater and some Gene F. Hebard Sr. of Knoxville newly designed and made by Kay had made arrangements with Berg, Anne Cooper, Ruth Ann Thomas Pickrel to meet the boys Dahl, Jane Jenkins, Shirley Surta, at the courthouse, show them Gale Tomblin and Shirley Tors- through and tell them of the his- berg, tory of the building. While half The makeup crew, directed by of the group was avidly following Pam Pierson, has been taking les- Mr. Pickrel, the remaining boys sons for the past four weeks. Mem- had an opportunity to see the old bers of this crew are Abby Chan- county jail. Mrs. Ode Woolsey non, Virginia Dare, Betty Ebert, met the boys at the door of the Carlie Parwell, Doris Filin, Winnie jail, let them see the dungeon- Gillen, Cynthia Gray, Carol Hunt, like cells on the first floor and June Kolinger, Jane Lashmett, the large cell on the second floor, Aleda Lizberg, Heather Lundmark, and also told them tales of the jail Marge Marshall, Judy Meyer, history. In order to accommodate Marilyn Moore, Jane Nichols, such a large number of eager boys', Donna Peek, Carol Reinke, Marian both the Woolseys and Mr. Pick- Schneider, Mary Stewart, Judy rel made two excursions through Swain, Nancy Tice, Barb Wagner the jail and the courthouse, and Roberta Wright. As a finale to an exciting after- Chris Koch and his box office noon, the Cub Scouts gathered in crew, Paula Egbert, Russ Fuiks a i ar ge group on the courthouse and Dick PoIIak, are mailing sea- lawn and enjoyed a treat of ice son tickets to alumni and towns- cream bars while Alan Gummer- people, while John Lawrence's ) son told them a story about the Mrs. W. H. Gehring Jr. Is Hostess to Round Table Club "Scenic Spots in America" was the topic given by Mrs. E. C. Holmquist to members of Round Table Club Monday afternoon. The* club was entertained in Mrs. W. H. Gehring Jr's, country home with Mrs. W. H. Gehring Sr. as assisting hostess. Mrs. Holmquist mentioned 'the national and state parks, lakes and rivers, Lake Superior and the Hiawatha stopy, the redwoods and the Grand Canyon. The beauty of most of her descriptions was brought out in the many poems she quoted. Miss Anna Callahan of Peoria, a former member, was welcomed as a guest. ARRIVING LAST EVENING for a state meeting of the Republican Woman's Club and snapped conferring are from left, Mrs. Wesley M. Dixon of Lake Forest, national committeewoman; Mrs. Clifford R. Laws of Springfield, president of the Federation of Illinois Women's Republican Clubs; Mrs. Wallace Thompson, president of the Knox County Republican Woman's Club, in whose home at 345 Park Lane Drive, the women are gathered; and Mrs. John T, Thomas of Belleville, chairman of the woman's division, Illinois Republican Central Committee* The meeting today will bring Republican women from all over the area to the sessions at the Hotel Custer. Speaker for the luncheon at 1 o'clock is Mrs. Pauline A. Rinaker, state representative from the 38th district. Marriage of Jolm V. Lynch Chicago Is of Local Interest Mrs. Paul A. Weaver, 637 Monmouth Blvd., and Dick Weaver attended the wedding in Chicago of Miss Joan Watson, daughter of the William Darris Watsons of Chicago, and John Vincent Lynch, son of Mr. and Mrs. William John Lynch, also of Chicago. The mother oC the bridegroom is the former Helen Graham, and the grandparents were the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael T. Graham of Galesburg. Officiating at the nuptial mass Sept. 26 in St. Lucy Church, was the Rev.-Daniel Finn, with the Rev. Francis Munsch and the Rev. Richard Birmingham in the sanctuary during the service. William Watson Jr., brother of the bride, served the mass. Serving his cousin as best man, was James Termondt, son of Mrs. Frank Termondt (Winifred Graham, formerly of Galesburg) and the late Frank Termondt of Kevva- nee. Ushers were William Graham Lynch, the bridegroom's brother, and Richard Paul Weaver, his cousin, of Galesburg, Bride Wore White The bride wore a distinctive wedding gown of ivory satin trimmed with seed pearls and iri- descents, and -fashioned with a court train. She carried white orchids and stephanotis and wore/crowded. a pearl bud crown for her veil of illusion. Aqua blue taffeta gowns, ornamented with mink and set off with mink brown velvet headpieces, rhinestone trimmed, were worn by the bridegroom's attendants. Flowers were golden roses and fuji mums. Following the wedding breakfast and reception at the Elmhurst Country Club, the couple left for a motor trip to Virginia. Mrs., Lynch is a graduate of Trinity High School in River Forest, attended Loyola University and is a recent graduate of St. Ann's Hospital. She is employed as an industrial nurse in Chicago: Mr. Lynch was graduated from St. Ignatius High School, served 22 months in the Navy, attended the University of San Francisco, where he was a member of Scabbard and Blade, and Loyola University. They are living in Chicago where he is associated with Kraft's. Servicemen 9 s Overseas Addresses Requested By Armed Forces Club Armed Forces Service Club members are being asked to turn in addresses of boys overseas so that Thanksgiving gifts may be sent to them. Mrs. Carl A. Carlson conducted the business meeting held Monday evening in the Community Lounge of the Y. Prizes won during the social hour were awarded Mrs. Helen Garman, Mrs. Clayton Young, Mrs. G. A. Walsh, Mrs. Carlson and Mrs. Elsie Lipsky. . The next meeting will be Nov. 2. Taylor Open House Is f 10 Announcement of an open house Tuesday, Nov. 10, during American Education Week was made at the F. Lilian Taylor Parent-Teacher Association meeting. Mrs. William Underwood, president, conducted the meeting held at the school. j Party dinners can be less work Mrs. John Kendall and Mrs. Carl for the hostess if she uses paper Mitchell were welcomed as new plates for as much food prepara- members. Members were re- tion as possible — flouring fish, minded of the chicken pie supper chopping nuts or salad greens, and bake sale Saturday. F Convention Report Heard by O.E.S. [Nonpareil Chapter A crowd assembled Tuesday evening in Masonic Temple for Nonpareil Chapter, Ordet of the Eastern Star, to hear the worthy matron's report of the recent 79th session of Grand Chapter in Chicago. Over fouY thousafid members attended the session dedicated to the mother of the worthy grand matron and called the 'Electa Session.' Mrs. C, A. Manworren's report was a detailed account of each day's happenings. * The Chapter meeting was opened by Mrs. Manworren and W. A. Cook, worthy patron. Members Escorted Members escdrted included new grand chapter appointees, Mrs. Georgia Hawleyof Violet Chapter, eligibility, an'd Mrs. Dorothy Murphy, Nonpareil, Christian fellowship. The gift was presented to Mrs. Murphy by the worthy matron, who has received an appointment on the International Temple committee. Others escorted were Mrs. J. E. Paul and Mrs. LeRoy Duffield, grand lecturers of Nonpareil Chapter. Mrs. Don Haney announced a rummage sale for Saturday at 69 Public Square. All members who have rummage to donate are being asked to call Mrs. Haney or take the rummage Friday afternoon, after 1 o'clock to the Square. Announcement'was made of the official visit in Rainbow for Girls to be held Saturday evening and all Masons and Eastern Stars are welcome. Invitations Read Invitations to attend receptions honoring newly installed Grand Chapter members 'were read as follows: I. W. Donmeyer Chapter 778. of Peoria, a reception for Mrs. Henrietta Pinkney, Grand Martha, and other grand chapter appointees, Tuesday, Oct- 27, at 8 o'clock; Peoria Chapter 917, a reception for Mrs. Myrtle Whitney, grand representative of Oklahoma in Illinois, Saturday at 8 o'clock. Dinner will be at 6:15 at Donmeyer Memorial Temple. Talks were given by Mrs. Manworren and Mr. Cook. Mrs. C. A. Teagarden presented a gift from the Chapter to Mrs. Manworren, and a gift from the officers, registrar, committee chairmen, and instructress, for her birthday. Mr. Teagarden presented a birthday gift from the officers and others to Mr. Cook. Mrs. Arnold Swanson was In charge of refreshments. Next stated meeting will be Nov. 3, at 8 o'clock. Election of officers and annual reports will be given at that meeting. READ THE WANT ADS V..'- - • * R J L ^ - F rV •••• -".IF'. . O.II.S. SPEAKER—Miss Bernadine Wyers, R. N., of Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, will speak to Galesburg Senior High School pupils Monday, Oct. 26. She will present a behind-the- scenes glimpse of the heartwarming scenes and the humor in a hospital for childre slicing potatoes and so on. Eliminates some pot washing, which is a real help when the kitchen is Mrs. William German and Mrs. DeWitt Morrissey served refreshments with Mrs, Underwood presiding at the .coffee service. RUMMAGE SALE Frldty, October 23 Corner F#rrt«& Kellogg St. Voon Op «n • a.m. Sponsored by Trinity Lutheran Church Aid Society UH North Door Miss Gage To Meet Her German War Bride Sister*in-Law Miss Mona Gage, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert L, Gage, 352 Day St;, left Tuesday morning for New York City, N. Y.> where she will meet her sister-in-law, Mrs. Thomas L. Cunningham "when she arrives from Germany this morning. Mrs. Cunningham's husband is stationed at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina. Miss Gage and Mrs. Cunningham will go to South Carolina and from there return to Galesburg as the Cunninghams plan a visit. If you live in a hard water area and. your laundry refuses to come clean no matter what detergent you Use, try fortifying its action with additional powdered water- softener added to the usual amount of soap or synthetic detergent. When you do the weekly cleaning, make it a habit to run the vacuum cleaner's small brush attachment over the insides of reflector table lamps. This scoops up the bugs and dust and insures better lighting. $3 Down, $1.50 Weekly 241 E. Main j i - i company of GALESBURG \ f- * - • • i -is*. " * - F f 1 J > - j r h P. '-A 5: v. r r i V ***** -v/ rV- ^ - - * t I J It* 9A, as you hove enjoyed their famous lingerie, so you will enjoy VP mem m FT r *• - maintenance crew has done such things as keep the curtains free from dust for the benefit of people with hay fever. It's a good idea to choose a can opener that works for rectangular as well as round cans. Rummage Sale turd Public October are 1953 Spon»or*d npjritl Chtpt colored slave, Susan Richardson, and her three children who were captured in Knoxville, housed in the jail and later smuggled to Galesburg, and safety from return to southern Illinois. Six of the mothers of the Scouts helped convey the boys by car to Knoxville. Without the cooperation of Mrs. Jack Stewart, Mrs. DeWitt Morrisey, Mrs, Fred Gummerson, Mrs. Jim Beregie, Mrs. Bob Patterson and Mrs. Dale Armstrong the trip would not have become a reality. If 1 '*: ' r fa , m K i 4 - •• J j J A- h - r- fa fa- '• r - h 4 '• - ^ \0 eammru •9 P ' IT T | 5 > m -4% l\ 1 k 0 V sis 5 5 * i * mm P 'J F F V m M Exclusive 2-way Stretch automatically proportions itself to youl $i READ THE WANT ADS WW % | 2-* I, if il m, Sportswear Reversible" Hosiery dark seam on one side, light on the other! •••/.'.?. * r "jP^ * J. $1 $1 jacket . . . supple, pliable fabric looks like suede, feels like suede. Milium lined. Red, Turquoise, Cinnamon in teens tiL Oft 10 to 16 „ V 10.70 J - $1 $1 v. I pleated skirts ... to dunk, rinse and dry. Ready to wear without ironing. Stunning " #Q AA plaids in 10 to 16 f0i #5 Jump, danct, bend, stoop . . . Seamprufe stockings can fakt itl Htr« art the most ACTIVELY beautiful leg fashions you've ever worn. And Seamprufe stockings in proportioned lengths are sur» to fit YOU perfectly. Girl's Dept. — Downstairs Hosiery Main Floor 4 T 1 4 t

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