Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 20, 1947 · Page 6
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PAGE SIX ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20,1947 Lady-Bugs Order •I O Receives Degree Social Branch of V.F.W. Auxiliary Military Order of Lady-Bugs, Piasa Bird Circle, of Alton, a social branch of the Auxiliary to Veterans of Foreign Wars, received its final degree Thursday night at Veterans Memorial Center. Plasa Bird Circle was Instituted and officers were Installed in August. The final degree was given by Little Egypt Circle, 2, East St. Louis. • Officers are: Neola Anderson, royal lady butterfly; Anna Short, lady gold bug; Florence Will, lady katydid; Nora Phaff, lady butterfly;Laura Martin, busy body; Lavina Farmer, greedy bug; Martha Meyers, lady firefly; Mary Schaller, lady sharp claw; Luella Gllles- pie, lady praying mantis; Rowena McCllntock, lady bumblefoot; Bertha McPheron, lady locust; Juanita Will, lady spider; Louise Curvey, June bug; Elsie Walters, brown bug; Nora Cope, official butt-ln- skl; Rowena. McClintock, second butt-in-skl; JLilah Peterson, third butt-in-skl; teamwork, Josephine Camp, Lois Peterson, Rose Youngblood, Freada Cadman, Faye Lynn, Lillian Maples, Iris Kopsle, Dorothy Osborne. The Lady-Bugs is an auxiliary of the Veterans' Cooties. District Church Meet at E. Alton EAST ALTON, Sept. 20.—The monthy Christ Ambassador rally for district 4 will be Monday at 7:30 p. rn. at the Full Gospel Assembly *bf God Church on West Main street. The Rev. Todd of Mattoon, a district officer, will be in charge of the meeting. Correction EAST ALTON.—Through error a headline Friday announcing the illness of Ben Schoenbaum of Moro, stated that Schoenbaum was dead. He is a patient in St. Elizabeth'* Hospital, Granite City, 111 of pneumonia. Relatives who visited him Friday reported that there was not much change in his condition. Baptismal Service EAST ALTON—A baptismal service will be held at the First Baptist Church Sunday at 7:30 p. m. The Rev. William F. Bonn will officiate. Methodist Men to Meet EAST ALTON—Men of the First Methodist Church will meet Sunday at 5:30 p. m. at the church. A covered dish dinner will be WINNERS OF HAIR STYLING CONTEST of Madison County Hairdressers and Cosmetologists Association, at Y.W.C.A. Standing, from left, Florence Mathie, second; Maxine Nairn, first; Edna Klingeman, third. Miss Doris Maguire was named popularity queen.—Fulton photo. Society... CLUBS PARTIM WKDMNG* TEAS DANCBB MECKPT1ONS Symphony Tea Friday Mrs. William H. Dittmann, Mrs. Robert W. Elliott, Mrs. John G. 3412 California avenue are an Legate-Gentry Announcement Mr. and Mrs. Claude Gentry of served and Francis Watson of Alton, district lay leader, will speak. Entertain for Son EAST ALTON — Mr. and Mrs. George Snyder of 108 Bond avenue entertained Thursday from 6 to 8 p. m. for their son, Kenneth, who observed his second birthday. The children played games, after which Mrs. Snyder was assisted in serving refreshments by Mrs. Herbert Neeman. Kenneth received gifts. Attending were Mrs. Kd Zak and daughter, Beatrice, Mrs. Woodrow Dorman and son, Jlmmle, Mrs. Herbert Neeman and daughter, Sharon, all of Wood River, Mrs. William Huff and son, Arthur Joseph, Virginia Miller, Patricia Drummond, Robert, Gene, Judy and Larry Pratt, Jerry and William Grove, all of East Alton, and Mrs. Lloyd Jocklsh and son, Lloyd, and Norvll Ruyle of Alton. Returns to Indiana EAST ALTON — Mrs. Jessie Shewmak«r returned to her home at Whiting, Ind., Friday after a week's visit at the home of the Rev. and Mrs. Raymond White of Pence avenue. Gill, Mrs. Karl Hoagland, Miss Barbara Linaker, Mrs. Henry McAdams and Mrs. M. Ryrle Mllnor attended the opening tea of the St. Louis Symphony Society in 'the Women's Building, Washington University, Friday. Also serving on the committee for symphony ticket sales in Alton are Mrs. John B.' Coppinger, Jr., Mrs. R. E. Draper, *Mrs. Dudley F. Giberson, Mrs. R. Herchal Jones, and Miss Suzanne McKlnney. Moore-Duff Wedding Dale Curtlss Moore, son of Mr. Bap tist Retreat at Shurtlef f College Officers of Third Baptist church, St. Louis, held their annual church workers' retreat today on the campus of Shurtleff College. The program included an afternoon session and will close with an address by Dr. C. O. Johnson, pas- to Lf* the church, tonight. The program has been arranged by Dr. Virgil O. Fish, the general chairman, and will follow the theme, "Go, Make Dlsclplies." The guests were greeted by Dr. David r;i WeaV o r ' P resldc "t °f Shurtleff fnMnf A S , pe » kcrs <» the program included leading officers of the church and Dr. Ray C. Johnson, nni! £ r ?' ev8n 8eHsm for the Illi«! St , at ! Baptlst Convention. »hf H 5 C °" ege was chosen as the site for the meeting because it is one of the colleges now being supported by Third Baptist church* Thorn*. Hydell Burled / n a L eDfuneral rltes tor Thomas H Railroad employe, who died Thursday were conducted at 10 a. m. today In Gent funeral chapel by Msgr. W. T. Sloan. Burial was in Greenwood cemetery. Joseph Conrad, Polish . born English novelist, was inspired with romantic Ideas of a seaman's life by reading the American Fenlmore Coope*'. "The Pilot." and Mrs. William Moore, 228 South Pence street* East Alton, and Miss Jacqueline Duff, daughter of Mrs. Gladys Duff, 102 Conley avenue, Wood River, were married Friday afternoon at 1 o'clock before the Rev. Raymond White, pastor of General Baptist Church, East Alton, at his home, 224 Pence avenue, East Aiton. Ralph Jerrells and Miss Norma Lee Conner were the couple's attendants. The single ring ceremony was used. Miss Moore wore a light green suit and black accessories, and her maid of honor, and cousin, appeared in a light green suit and had brown accessories. The bride's flowers were white glamelia and the maid of honor wore salmon glamelia. Mr. Moore, who is associated with Shell OH Company, and bride will reside at 3479 East Broadway. Reception for Student* Dr. David Andrew Weaver, president of Shurtleff College, and Mrs. Weaver gave a formal reception Friday night at their home, and had "as guests students of Shurtleff College. The house was decorated with flowers, roses, chrysanthemlums and cosmos predominating. Members of Shurtleff's faculty, and their wives and husbands, assisted Dr. and Mrs. Weaver in receiving, and the Misses Georgia Bonnell, Benita Healy, Audrey Witty and Jane Combs, upper classmates at Shurtleff College, served in the dining room. Wood River Couple Weds John Mayberry of 211 South Twelfth street, Wood River, and Mrs. Margie Davis of 442 Tlpton avenue, Wood River, were married at the Evangelical parsonage Friday evening. The Rev. 0. W. Heggemeler performed the single ring ceremony and Mr. and Mrs. John H. Dawdy of ALton were attendants. The groom Is a laborer and the bride Is employed at Western Cartridge Company, The couple will make their home at 442 Tipton avenue, Wood River. Bates-Smith Wedding Robert Bates, son of Mrs. Nellie Bates of Colllnsville, and Miss Audrey Ruth Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Smith, will be married in the home of the bride's parents in West Alton at 8 o'clock Sunday evening, September 21. f nouncing the engagement of their daughter, Shirley Jean, to Walter F. Legate, Mr. Legate Is a son of Mr. and ^rs. Harry M. Legate of 331 [George street, East Alton. He || : served during the ;«war . with the Miss Gentry, navy, and is employed at the Western Cartridge Company. The wedding is' planned for the latter part of October. Miss Beverly Lane Weds Miss Beverly Lane became the bride of Samuel Brozgal of Altoona, Pa., in , the home -of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel T. Lane of 1800 Seminary street, at 11 o'clock this morning. The Rev. John G. Gill, pastor of the First Unitarian Church, read the double ring ceremony before a flower- trimmed fireplace in the living room. The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, had her sister, Miss Betty Lane, as her bridesmaid. Richard Alexander served the groom as best The bridal gown of white satin was torso fitted to the knees, flaring into a full skirt and train. The high round neckline featured tall loops of satin across the back and long sleeves tapered to points over her hands. Her lace-edged veil of net covered her face, and extended to her knees in the back. Th veil was held In place by clusters of simulated orange blossoms. She carried a colonial bouquet of gardenias. Ann Hopkins, who was the thirteenth to pass under the ladder was given a prize. Games, played In the yard, guessing contests and other entertaining features were provided, and among those receiving prizes were Shirley Hudspeth, Marjorle Pea, Ronnie Elder and Cynthia Hopkins. Refreshments were served at 8 o'clock, and the guests were seated at two tables arranged In the dining room, Two large cakes forming the numeral 13 centered the table at which Shirley Joan was seated, and the second table was centered with a bouquet of red rosebuds and while chrysanthemums, a gift to the guest of honor. "Happy Birthday, Shirley Joan" was on the blrUiday cake. Judy Sldner and Mary Ann Henderson assisted In seating the guests. Cosmetic mirrors, paper hats trimmed with feathers, napkins, crepe ladders and rubber balls were among the favors received by the y*bung girls. Mary Ann Henderson, who will observe her birthday Sunday, was given a gift by Shirley Joan. Before the serving of refreshments Shirley Joan opened gift packages given her by her relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Robley were assisted by Mrs C. J. Barnes of Pullman, Mich., Mr. Robley's aunt; Miss Lyna Joestlng, Mrs. Harry S. Florris, Mrs. Delmonte Beckemeyer and Miss Amelia Ringe- mann. Party at Wilken'* The Misses Dorothy and Thelma Wilken were hostesses to a party Friday night, entertaining at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Wilken, 700 Linden avenue, In honor of their cousin, Harold Wilken, and Harold Friedemann of Orange, Calif. Fourteen guests were In attendance. Assisted by their mother the Misses Wilken served refreshments during the latter part of the evening. Monte Carlo Whist was played, and Miss Ella June Frederick, Miss Vera Baker, Donald Landis and John Ewen were awarded prizes. FIRST FORMAL EVENT AT SHURTLEFF COLLEGE for the new term was the president's reception held Friday evening. Shown above are Mrs. Weaver, Shirley Beason, Delores Zimmerman, Lois Prusia and Dr. David A. Weaver, president.—Photo by Herman Peek. Hospital Notes LA SALLE DINING ROOM RE-OPENS Tues., Sept. 23rd SIRVICi FROM 8 A. M, TO 12 MIDNIGHT* The pale pink net gown of the bridesmaid was designed with fitted bodice and full bouffant skirt featuring a bustle back. The heart- shaped neckline was distinguished by a band of the pink satin un- derdrape and the sleeves were short. She wore a shoulder length veil of matching net and carried a colonial bouquet of pink roses. After the wedding a reception was held for the family and Immediate friends. Mr. Brozgal, who Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Brozgal of Altoona, Pa., Is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and Columbia University, New York. He is a psychologist at Alton State Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Brozgal left for a wedding trip to Chicago. Upon their return they will reside at Sixth and Ridge streets. ^ Honored on Birthday Mr. and Mrs. Porter L. Robley of 205 East Twelfth street, gave a party Friday, from 5:30 to 9:30 o'clock, In honor of their daughter, Shirley Joan, on the occasion of her thirteenth birthday. "Friday" and "13" were used in the party appointments, and as they entered the hall of the home the 24 guests passed under a ladder made of pink crepe paper. Wedding Friday Evening The marriage of Miss Donna Bosco, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Bosoo of 102 Coniey avenue, Wood River, and Henry Skelton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Skelton of 1413 Milton road, was solemnized at 6 o'clock Friday evening at the home of the Rev. Harold Hamilton, pastor of Alton Gospel Tabernacle on Spring street, with Rev. H. A. Hamilton officiating. Miss Lenora Trousdale was the bride's attendant and Howard Skelton served his brother as best man. The bride chose an aqua street length dress for her wedding. It was complemented by a black hat and gloves, and her flowers were a shoulder bouquet of pink roses. Miss Trousdale was in navy blue with black hat and accessories and flowers like those of the bride. Mr. Skelton served with the armed forces and for the past year was instructor at Chanute Field. He is now employed at the Owens-Illinois Glass Company. The young couple will reside on Third street, Wood River. —«•— Miss Johnson a Bride Miss Marian Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl J. Johnson of 929 Easton street, became the bride of ^Amherst F. Hardy of Decatur this afternoon at 2 o'clock. The single ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. W. Wilder Towle at his home, 5818 Gates avenue, St. Louis. Rev. Towle, superintendent of the Congregational churches for Missouri, is a close friend of the groom. We're Wild About Fall Flowers « • . in These Vases You'll have to SEE this riotous collection of vases to know what we mean. They've just been made for great, huge chrysanthemums, wide-eyed asters, golden brown autumn leaves. They're all shapes, all sices and all priced low. We've got lots of 'em — but don't wait! ' They won't be here for long. Crown Gift & China Shop 630 E. Broadway Dial 2-3816 Miss Mildred Black and A. Frazier were the couple's attendants. Miss Black wore a gold- colored woolen suit which she accented with black accessories and a corsage of Talisman roses. The bride wore a grey frock with black hat and gloves, and a shoulder bouquet of purple orchids. Mrs. Hardy is a graduate of the GalesbuFg High School and has been secretary of the White Investment Company. During the war, she was employed at the Navy Department in Washington. Mr. Hardy, who a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Hardy ?' De ? atur ' ls a S ra <iuate O f MI1 . llkln University. He served with the navy for four years, with 26 months spent in the Pacific. He is city editor of the Decatur Herald of which his father was editor for many years. After the ceremony, a wedding dinner was served for the bridal Pfty and family at the Lennox Hotel, St. Louis. Following dinner Mr. and Mrs. Hardy left on a wedding trip to an undisclosed destlna- l^n ,J toey , W|U be at home at 1440 West Macon street, Decatur. In addition to the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Hardy of 1201 Douglas street, cousins'of the groom, attended the wedding. Patients returning home Friday from St. Joseph's Hospital in>eluded George Buehlman, Highland; James Clabaugh, 57 East Ferguson avenue, Wood River; Mrs. Pearl Shaw, 406 Chamberlain street; Mrs. Lana Tardlno, 442 Tipton avenue, Wood River; Arthur Taylor, 909 Piasa; Rev. A. C. Jones, 909 Piasa; Mrs. Myrtle Johnson, 1101 Belle; Mrs. Eugene Long and infant daughter, 2330 State; William Dover of 1118 Garden street; Miss Gertrude Goen, 1703 State; Mrs. Mary Howard, 405 East Union, Edwardsville; Anthony Aramovich, 965 East 'Ferguson, Wood River; Earl Watrous, Fort Dodge, la.; Clarence Wenzel, North Humbert road; Mrs. Zula, Mae Anthony, 731 Market; Mrs. Carmella Aljets, 316 East Main, East Alton; Miss Vesta Tague, 1322 Washington; James Baiter, 1228 East Broadway, and Mrs. Cora Searles, 516 Marsh. Entering St. Joseph's Hospital for medical treatment were Miss Dorothy Nicolet, a student nurse; James Hagan, 217 West Sixteenth; Mrs. Docia Brown, 221 East Eighth street; Mrs. Charles Claus, Brighton; Mrs. Lavlna Breckweg, wife of S. J. Breckweg, 1305 Edwardsville road, Wood River; Marsha Woolfolk, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Woolfolk, 512 East Fourth, and Mrs. Ida Maloney, wife of Frank Maloney, 804 Adams court. Admitted to the hospital for surgical treatment were Mrs. Katherine Williams, 306 V4 West Broadway; Mrs. Beatrice Cranmer, 200 Walnut street, Roxana, and James Fertile, 813 East Broadway. Mrs. Ann Hancock, wife of Norman Hancock of Seventh and Ridge streets, and James Chandler of 2308 Judson, entered the hospital for observation and possible surgery. Entering Alton Memorial Hospital Friday for medical treatment were Mrs. Joseph Pruitt, 152 Victory drive, East Alton; Mrs. Ruth Miller, 132 Harnett, Wood River- Anthony Klinke, 715 Blair avenue; Mrs. Joseph Pollard, Kane; Miss Margaret White, 2070 Dunnegan Film Industry to Fight Memphis Censorship NEW YORK, Sept. 20 <£>) — The film Industry plans court action against a ban placed by the Memphis, Tenn., censorship board on a Hal Roach comedy, "Curley," which features white and Negro child actors, says Eric Johnston, president of the Motioh Picture Association. Births Personal avenue; Mrs. James Barker, 2005 Main, and Jesse Linder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Linder, Bethalto, and for surgical treatment Mrs. Howard Bartow, 3020 Brown; Elmer Powell, 3516 Coronado drive; Mrs. Jesse Holladay, Jerseyvllle, and Gerald' Binning, Cottage Hills. Undergoing tonsillectomles today Alton Memorial Hospital were Edwin Marks, 659 .Lorena, Wood River; Patricia Harshbarger, 613 Bond, and Harold Hargls, 21 West Beach, Wood River. Westminster Student* Registered In the' sophomore class for the fall term at Westminster College, Fulton, Mo., are Harrison H. Farley, son of Mr. and Mrs. N. Rogers Farley, 3017 Leverett avenue, who is a member of the Town Club; Donald A. Jacoby, son of Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Jacoby of 611 East Fifteenth street, a member of Beta Theta PI; William J. Lawson, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Lawson, 571 Highland avenue, a Beta Theta PI, and James V. Koenlg, son of Mr. and Mrs. V. R. Koenlg, 1016 Angle,street. William E. Kramer, son of Mrs. A. K. Kramer is a junior at Westminster and is also affiliated with Beta Theta Pi. Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK" Mr. and Mrs. Earl Miller of 3515 Coronado drive left Friday evening for Chicago to join Mr. and Mrs. James Dempsey who are vacationing ,in Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. Miller will spend the week-end in Chicago. Dr. and Mrs. 'C. O. Schenk of 2356 State street left this afternoon for Denver, Colo., where the former will attend a chiropractors' meeting. They will stop tonight to see their daughter, Miss Constance Schenk, a student at Stephens College, Columbia, Mo., and plan to visit many points of interest in Colorado. Miss Ann Magee, daughter, of Maj. and Mrs. Gray M. Magee,'613 East Sixteenth street, is attending Sacred Heart Academy in St. Charles, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Robley of White Hall will spend Sunday with their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Porter L. Robley, and granddaughter, Shirley Joan Robley, 205 East Twelfth street, and a dinner will be served in observance of Harry Robley's birthday. Shirley Joan Robley, who observed her thirteenth birthday Friday, wiH share honors with her grandfather at the dinner party. Roger L. Cooper, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Cooper of 3115 College avenue, 'will be a sophomore at Washington University this winter. Cooper went to St. Louis this morning to take up his studies. Harold WilXen and Harold Frledemann of Orange, Calif., are leaving Sunday for Valparlso, Ind., where they will be students at Valparaiso University, .following a visit in Alton. Harold Wilken is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman L. Wilken of Orange, formerly of Alton. Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Covlngton and daughter, Vinnle, of Rockdale, Tenn., are visiting Mrs. Covington's parents, Mr. and Mrs.' Charles Bush, 13* West Delmar avenue. Mrs. C. J. Barnes will leave Monday for her home in Pullman, Mich., after a visit with her nephew, Porter L. Robley, and family of 205 East Twelfth, street. She came to A)ton to attend a party given 'Friday by Mr. and Mrs. Robley in honor of their daughter, Shirley Joan. Mrs. John Shine of 1641 Rodgers avenue and Mrs. Leona Sharkey of 1925 Alby street, have returned home after spending the past five weeks in California and Utah. While in Hollywood, they visited with their niece, Mrs. Cal Hoops, and in Monrovia, Calif., with Mrs. Shine's daughter, Mrs. W. E. Tuggle. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Kramer of 727 Central avenue have announced the birth of a son. The baby was born Friday at 11:40 p. m., in Alton Memorial Hospital, weighing seven pounds and 10 ounces. Mr. and Mrs. Kramer have another child, a daughter. - Garner Norvell, coxswain's mate, first class, U. S. Navy, and Mrs, Norvell of 513 Stowell avenue, are parents of a daughter, Mary Lee, born Friday at 7:39 a. m., in St. Joseph's Hospital. The baby, their first child, weighed eight pounds. Mrs. Norvell, an Italian war bride, was .before her marriage Miss Marie Buougiovaln. Petty Officer Norvell, who is stationed at Norfolk, Va., is home on leave. Mr. and Mrs. \Fred Luebbert of 835 Randle street, Edwardsville, are parents of a daughter, whom they have named Sharon Sue. The baby, weighing eight pounds and one ounce, was bor,n Friday at 4:40 p. m., in Alton Memorial Hospital. Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK" County W.C.T.E to Meet at Hartford County Convention Next Wednesday | Madison County Woman 1 * Christian Temperance Union will have Its annual convention at the Methodist church In Hartford, Wednesday, Sept. 24. Members of the executive board will meet at 0:30, and the morning session will open at 10 with Mrs. D. R. Brazel of Alton, presiding. Presidents of local unions will offer reports, and officers will be elected at the morning session. A box luncheon, with the women of the Hartford Methodist church serving dessert, will precede an afternoon program. Mrs. Rosamond Davis of Chicago, president of the Illinois Union, will speak In the afternoon. The convention Is open to the public, and anyone Interested in attending will be welcomed. Mrs. Ethel Barkley Buried in Oakwood Funeral rites for Mrs. Ethel Barkley, 65, mother of Police Chief Claude Barkley, who died unexpectedly Wednesday, were conduct- ed.at 2 p. m. Friday In Gent funeral chapel by the Rev. Marshall W. nice, pastor of Elm Street Presbyterian Church. Burial was in Oakwood ceYnetery. Mrs. Gerald Durburow, with Mrs. Helen Herman as organ accompanist, sang two hymns. Pallbearers were GAis Tibbitt, Roy Johnson, George Parker, Alfred Barton, Dale Brya'nt, and Leslie Hale. Keep milk cold, and keep it fet, the dark to preserve rlboflavin. REVIVAL Assembly of God Church COTTAGE HILLS, ILL. .W.WILSON, GRANITE CITY, ILL. Evangelist Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lasher are visiting friends at Wood River, while en route from Wisconsin to their home in Vero Beach, Fla. They are former residents of Wood River where Mr. Lasher was connected with Standard OH Co. Mrs. W. J. Chapman has gone to Aurora to visit her sister, Mrs\ Peter Wilson. Rough It . . . Fluff It . . . Whirl It! "Feather Fluff" PERMANENT WAVE 5 A crown of parr, brief curls, soft, fluffy, and mighty easy to care for too. COLD WAVE $10.00 and up IUDCET WAVE 5.00 No Appointment Necessary—Dial 3-8851 NOW AT MADEMOISELLE BEAUTY SHOP IN WOOD RIVER: HELEN DONELLSON AND MARY LEE MAKE YOUR PLANS NOW SUNDAY DINNER In tht RIVIERA ROOM 11:30 till I HOTIL STRATFORD I

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