PAGE EIGHTEEN ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 1956 Society... MR. AND MRS. EDWARD READ (Stnff Photn) Celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday afternoon will be Mr. and Mrs. Edward Read, 104 West P:im St., who will hold open house in their home from 2-5 o'clock. Married Aug. 12, 1906, in Wolf Creek Church, Eldorado, HI., the couple moved to Alton in 1927. Mr. and Mrs. Read are parents of three sons, Truman, Haldon and Kenneth, a daughter, Lucille, three grandchildren and six step- grandchildren, all of whom are local residents. The bridegroom of 50 years ago retired from Alton Box Board Co. In 1952. [Mothw's H*lp«r ™"^"****^r Mi '".i'.'i '—"""i i i" •••••••••n IF YOU'KK a knitter, you probably (urn out many a twrjitrr for thaw youugtt«n •f your*, from (he baby on up, Uiu« you wa*« one, b« (o Mve Mime extra yarn fw later reptlr*. Wind tt arvuud a «ard, and label tb« with M4u« aud d*ic. MISS IRENE PAULOVICH Mrs. Irene Paulovich of 111 E. Lorena Ave., Wood River, is announcing the engagement of her daughter, Miss Irene Paulovich to Eugene L. Korte. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight L. Korte of 1115 State St. The wedding will take place on Oct. 27. Mr. Korte's fiancee is a 1949 graduate of East Alton-Wood River Community High School, and an employe of the Wood River business office of the Illinois Bell Telephone Co. The prospective bridegroom, who was graduated in 1948 from Marquette High School, is an employe of Underwriters Adjusting Co. Invitations Mailed For Fequay Wedding Invitations have been mailed to the wedding of Miss Lucille Schneider and Harry Fequay at 8 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Evangelical and Reformed Church, Highland. The bride-to-be Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benton Schneider of Highland, and her fiance is the son of Mr. and , Mrs. Marion Fequay of 500 Ninth St., Wood River. There will be • reception for friends and relatives in the church hall immediately following the ceremony. Miss Sharon Mayhall On Tour of Europe Miss Sharon R. Mayhall daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mayhall, 921 E. 7th St., and Miss Ilia Miller of Arlington Heights sailed Aug. 1 on the SS Independence for a six weeks tour of Europe. They will visit Spain, France, Monaco, Switzerland, London and Italy .where a private audience with Pope Pius XII has been arranged in Rome. The young ladies will return by plane from London to Chicago. Miss Mayhall has resided in Chicago for the past two years where she Is employed by a department store as a buyer. M4U« MRS. OWEN OGDEN Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Bell of Jerseyville are announcing the marriage of their second daughter, Miss Margie Bell, to Owen Ogden, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Simmons of 1016 Milnor St. in Alton, which took place in Yuma, Arizona on July 28th. The single ring ceremony was read by the Rev. Charles A. Cody at the Baptist Chapel in Yuma. The bride's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Woolsey of San Diego, Calif, served as the couple's attendants. For her wedding the bride chose a light blue dress with harmonizing accessories, complementing the ensemble with a shoulder corsage. Following the wedding Mr. and Mrs. Ogden and their attendants returned to San Diego where a reception for a few close friends was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hallum. The former Miss Bell was graduated from the Jersey Community High School in June. She is a member of the Jerseyville Assembly Order of Rainbow for Girls. The groom attended the Alton schools and is now a Commis- saryman 3-C in the U.S. Navy. He is stationed aboard the USS Bolster which is presently docked in San Diego but will leave soon for Japan. When her husband leaves for sea duty Mrs. Ogden will return to Jerseyville to remain with her parents here until his return, Airs. John E. Jacoby Entertains Club Members of Lot-A-Fun Club were entertained last night by Mrs. John E. Jacoby, 1122 Green St., who served refreshments to her guests at a late hour. Bunco was the diversion of the evening, with prizes going to Mrs. Pierce Winters, Mrs. Claude Young, Mrs. Ralph Windmiller, Mrs. Edward Douglas, Mrs. Duane Weirich and the hostess. The club meets again in two weeks, when Mrs. Jacque Jacoby, 2005 Moore St., wil len- tertain. Helen Marie Treadway Given Party Helen Marie Treadway, daughter of Mrs. Helen Treadway, Lincoln Addition, Wood River, was given a party in observance of her tenth birthday in her home Tuesday. Guests included Marilyn McNiel, Paulette and Annette Snyder, Carl and Ruth Ann Treadway, Judy Seitzinger, Pat and Mike Dowles, Thresia Bridges, Ada Marie and Ronald Lambert and Jeanie Treadway. Refreshments were served by the hostess, assisted by Mrs. William Bridges. Games provided diversion. Thotiis Entertain At Bush 1'urty A scavenger hunt was the main event of the evening last nifjlit when Alpha Junior Chapter, Theta Rho Kpsilon Sorority entertained rushees at the home of Miss Jackie Hughson, 3701 Western Avt'. Theme of the par- ly was pirates and prizes svere awarded to the winning team. The organization will meet Tuesday night at the home of Miss Sandy Rench, 810 College Ave., at 7:30 o'clock when final plans will be made for the group to vacation at a resort in Missouri the hitter part of August. Miss Carol Wrapor Worts Dean Petltt Miss Carol Ann Draper, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell F:. Draper, 3819 "J" Ave., Anncortes. Wnr.h., became the bride of Dean Rodger Peiitt, son of Mr. and Mrs. John P. Petitt. 1507 Thirty-ninth St.. Anacortes, Saturday, Aug. 4. M 11 o'clork in St. Mary's Catholic Church. Tho Draper nnrl Potitt families formerly resided in Alton. The Rev. PfHil Auer officiated al the double ring ceremony, and rend nuptial mass. Miss Teresa Rodgers was organist and Mrs. Mnrinn Knap;) vocal soloist. "Panis Angeli- cus," Schubert's "Ave Maria", "Wedding Hymn" from "The Wedding Feast at Cana". and "Oh Sacred Heart, O Ixjve Divine", were among the selections chosen for the wedding. While Mrs. Knapp sang "On This Day, O Beautiful Mother" the bride placed a small colonial bouquet, on the Blessed Virgin's altar. Daniel Poore was best man and Mrs. Clyde Dimmick matron of honor. Richard Lockhart of Anacortes, formerly of East Alton, and Clyde Dimmick were ushers. The altars were decorated with pink gladioli and carnations, and baskets filled with white gladioli and pink larkspur were placed at the entrance to the sanctuary. Family pews were marked with satin bows and larkspur, stock and stephanotis in small colonial bouquets. Miss Draper, who was escorted down the aisle by her father, wore a gown of white Chantilly hand-clipped lace over layers of imported French illusion and satin. The bouffant skirt, terminating in a chapel train, was extended by hoops and cascaded from a tightly fitted lace basque. Matching lace formed a dropped peplum ending in kerchief points above the hemline in front and back. The shoulder yoke of illusion had a high neckline made with a small pointed collar, and the sleeves of the gown were long and fitted. Her veil of illusion fell from a small ruffled French hat, outlined by seed pearls and rhinestones, and she carried a rosary and a bouquet of white stephanotis, centered with white slipper orchids and showered with white 'satin streamers entwined with white roses. Mrs. Dimmick was attired in a rose brocaded ballerina frock, fashioned with a sweetheart neckline and three-quarter length sleeves. She wore matching hat trimmed with flowers. Pink rose-buds, arranged with satin streamers, in a Chantilly lace ruff, formed the bouquet. Among the guests were many former Madison County residents, now residing in Anacortes and included Mr. and Mrs. Elmo Brewer, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Dunbar and daughters, Carol and Laurie, Mr. and Mrs. T. Gayle Barton and daughter, Cheryl, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Ellington, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Ford, Mr. and Mrs. Irwin Maison, daughter, Grace, and son, Jimmy, Mr. and Mrs. William Mayberry, Mr. and Mrs. Roland Spitzie, son, James, and daughter, Jean, Mr. and Mrs. Link Winship and son, John, and the bride's paternal grandfather, Milton H. Draper. Breakfast for the bridal party was served at the Draper home, and in the afternoon Mr. Petitt and bride were honored at a reception held in St. Mary's Hall. Among those assisting at the reception were Mrs. Malson, Mrs. Spitzie and Miss Grace Malson. After a trip to Canada Mr. Petitt and bride will reside in Anacortes, at Eighteenth and 'Just Looker^ Welcomed Gilbert's 'What Young People T/iinfc' At YWCA 'Exchange Shop' Rock and Roll: Is it a Menace Or ATTENTION: All women shop pers who nre "just looking, thanks." The place for you is the "Kx- change Shop" to hu opened in Alton Young Women's Christian Association Aug. 28, where you may feel free to browse. Logically namert, the "Kx change Shop" \\'ill he set up to provide "budget-wise" women ol the nrea an opportunity to dis pose of their children's outgrown garments at a profit and to buy replacement items at a nominal cost. However, creators and spon sors of the shop-to-be, members of the YWCA conference fundraising committee, stress that you need have nothing to sell to be welcomed ns a browser. Articles for sale will be accepted and listed by n committee member at the YW from 10 o'clock in the morning until noon on each of the following days: Aug. 15, 16, 17, 21 and 23. Those unable to take items In during those hours will be served by personnel aMhe main desk of the YW at other times. Anything taken in for sale must be priced and sized. Operators of the shop will not price any merchandise other than that which is donated. Hanger* Requested Whenever possible, those who are selling articles are asked to furnish hangers. After opening day, the shop will be in business each Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10 o'clock in the morning until 4 o'clock in the afternoon. The sponsoring committee, headed by Mrs. Leonard S. Shoberg, will retain 20 per cent of sales. Further information about the shop may be obtained through the committee chairman or Mrs. William H. Rogers, 2500 Kohler St. "M" Sts., until fall when they will go to Seattle, Wash., where Mr. Petitt will study at the University of Washington. Mr. Petitt attended elementary school in Wood River, and was graduated in 1951 from Alton High School. While in his second year at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, he entered the army and was in service until May of 1955. He graduated last June from Skagit Valley Junior College, Mt. Vernon, Wash. The former Miss Draper was graduated from Alton High School in January of 1955, receiving a silver Alpha. She is employed in the engineering office of Shell Oil Co., March's Point, Anacortes. Julie Geddes Honored Wednesday Night Mrs. John Buese, 734 Spring St., entertained 17 guests last night in honor of Miss Julie Geddes, who will marry Robert Crivello Sept. 1. The honoree received gifts of a miscellaneous nature. Roses in bud vases adorned the refreshment table, from which guests were served early in the evening. Mrs. Victor Euese assisted the hostess in serving. Games were played and Mrs. Thomas Korte, Mrs, Robert Geddes, Mrs. Victor Buese and the honoree were awarded prizes. Mrs. Leo Perkhis Feted at Shower Mrs. Leo Perkins was honored at a shower Tuesday night at the Westerner Club by Mrs. Ralph Page and Mrs. Ben Me- Cormick. Prizes for games were won by Mrs. John Logan, Mrs. James Clayton, Mrs. Kenneth Lowe and Mrs. Perkins. NEW FALL MILLINERY REGULAR $3.95 VALUES Start your fall wardrobe with this Exceptional Sale! Flattering silhouette* exquisitely detailed in velvet, felt, satin •nd sequins. All new season stylet in regular and extra large head sizes. OPEN MO1S T . and FRIDAY NITK TILL 9 V, M. Harmless Teen-age Fun? BUSS HAYDON Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Boswell, 137 Wood River Ave., East Alton, are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Loretta Darlene Haydon to Pvt. Gerald Silkwood, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bazzil Silkwood of 212 Elble Street, Wood River. Miss Haydon who is a student at Miss Hickey's School for Secretaries, St. Louis, was "Miss East Alton" of 1954. Pvt. Si'Vrwood is stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., serving under the United States Army's six-month reserve plan. Both Miss Haydon, and Pvt. Silkwood are 1956 graduates of East Alton-Wood River Community Hrgh School. A January wedding is being planned by the couple. Margaret Jo Smith To Wed Sunday Miss Margaret Jo Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Edson Smith, £16 Willoway Dr., East Alton, has set Sunday as the day she will marry Thomas Hugh Shepherd of Robinson. The nuptials will be read at four o'clock in First Presbyterian Church in Wood River. Miss Smith has chosen Mrs. Robert Shepherd, Anna, HI., as matron of honor, and her sisters, the Misses Sharon Sue and Mary Lynn Smith as bridesmaids. Classmates of the bride- to-be, Miss Peggy Pitzer and Miss Delores Engleking also will serve as bridesmaids. Mrs. Lodge Reports On Convention Mrs. Warren Lodge, a delegate to the American Legion Auxiliary Convention, held in Chicago Aug. 1-2-3, gave a report of the convention's Past Presidents Parley, at a meeting of the Parley members Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. Leo Vatole, 3700 Clawson St. Mrs. Lodge told of a $1000 donation the variops Parleys .had made to the Craft Shop, and told of work done by the shop for disabled service men.. At games played, Mrs. Fred Hite, Miss Fannie Ullrich, Mrs. William O'Neal and Mrs. Lena Mitchell excelled and received prizes. The September meeting of the Parley will be held at the home of Mrs. O'Neal, 3316 Brown St. Jeanette Beiermann Feted With Birthday Party . Jeanette Beiermann of White Hall, formerly of Jerseyville, was feted with a party given at Carrollton Park by her mother in celebration of her ninth birth- By EUGENE GILBERT President of the Gilbert louth Research Co. Teen-agers regard Rock 'n Roll as a revved up version of the Charleston or Lindy-hop; and they see its most noted practitioner, Elvis Presley, as a lat- terday disciple of Rudy Vallee or Frank Sinatra. Harried parents, for the most part, scorn this comparison with the music of their salad days and go even further back in historj to find a counterpart of the fad. To some of them rock 'n' roll, with its undulating two - beat rhythm, is lewd and dangerous, a throw back to Greek and Roman orgies or some primitive tribal rite. They cite rock 'n' roll riots here and there across the country, and occasional bans on sucb goings on. Clergymen, educators and others in related fields are divided on the subject. A large percentage deplore rock 'n' roll and everything connected with it. But a growing and impressive number of men and women in these same fields tend to agree with the teenagers. They point to the similarities between rock 'n' roll and other dance fads that have swept the country in by-gone years and consider the latest craze a harmless way for youngsters to use up excess energy. Centered now on Presley, whose so-called singing arouses violent hatreds as well as loyalties, the controversy rages on, and the rock 'n' roll phenomenon right along with it. Every day more and more teen-agers between the ages of 13 and 19 become exponents of this new musical form. It Isn't What They Say Our organization interviewed over 3,975 boys and girls and their parents in 41 cities across the nation to find out what young people themselves think about rock 'n' roll and its influence upon them. "I don't know exactly what the reason is, but it just sends me," said an Omaha enthusiast. "The rhythm carries me away," agreed an Indianapolis miss. "When that crazy beat starts, I feel I could rock on forever." Her answer touched on an interesting facet of this new dance mania: the music and not the lyrics is the sending agency for those who are "sent" by it. Of those teen-agers who considered themselves rock 'n' rollers, 73 per cent said the words of the song are less than important. In fact, they told us that rarely do they listen at all to the lyrics. It's the two-beat rhythm that sends them. And, they do not believe that either the music or the lyrics are dangerous or suggestive. To Parents It's Primitive "You're just not with it, man," a Chicago devotee told us, "why is this so much different from the Charleston or the lindy-hop? We're only having some fun be- day Tuesday afternoon. Rob-your-neighbor bingo was played, with prizes for excellence going to Carolyn Day, Janet Wagonblast, Mary Sue Riva, all of Carrollton; Jane Ann Beiermann, and Barbara Zipprich, both of Jerseyville, and Nancy Hansen of White Hall. Refreshments were served some 25 guests. RUDY VALLKK OMAHA COP seems startled as unidentified Presley fan gets into the mood at one of the singer's shdws. fore we get too old to enjoy ourselves." A majority of the parents interviewed looked upon rock 'n' roll with fear and trepidation. "It looks like a Roman orgy when those kids get together," a horrified Cincinnati mother exclaimed. Another Midwest mother told our interviewer: "I think this primitive kind of music, if you can call it that, is downright lewd." The survey showed that 83 per cent of the parents would prefer to see their children socially occupied in some other direction, but only 29 per cent feel so strongly about it that they would like to see rock 'n' roll banned from their communities. Their main concern: "Will rock 'n' roll ruin my child?" The teen agers laugh at such fears. coin Dr., Cottage Hills, at 5:54 a.m. Wednesday in Wood River Township Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Matthew S. Napoli, Lincoln Addition, Rt. 1, East Alton, have chosen the name of Pamela Ann for a seven pound J2 ounce daughter born at 9:12 a.m. Wednesday in Wood River Township Hospital. They have another daughter, Catherine Louise. Births Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Kanturek of 3529 Berkeley St., are parents of a son. The baby was born at 3:47 a.m. today in St. Joseph's Hospital, weighing eight pounds and eight ounces. Mr. and Mrs. Lois M. Earp of Cottage Hills are announcing the birth of a six pound nine ounce daughter at 9:59 p.m. Wednesday in Wood River Township Hospital. They have three other children, one girl and two boys. Mr. and Mrs. William McAdams of 2711 North St., Wood River, have chosen the name of Phillip DeWayne for a son, born at 2:07 p.m. Wednesday in Alton Memorial Hospital. The baby ELVIS PRESLEY weighed eight pounds and 15 ounces. Other children in the family are Michael, Janice and Robert. Their seventh child, a daughter, was born to Mr. and Mrs, John Braddy of 116 West Cherry St., Hartford, at 5:30 a.m. today in Alton Memorial Hospital. The baby weighs six pounds and 14 ounces. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Yates of Carterville, have announced the birth of a son, their first child. The baby, who is the grandson of Mrs. John Congleton of 402 Whitelaw Ave., East Alton, was born Tuesday in a hospital at Herrin. He weighed five pounds and 12 ounces. Father of the baby formerly resided in East Alton. Their third child, a daughter, was born, to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Caldwell of, 1214 Coppinger Rd., at 2:30 a.m. today in St. Joseph's ; Hospital. The baby weighs eight pounds and 15 ounces. Announcement has been made by Mr. and Mrs. Larry James of Albuquerque, N.M., of the birth of a daughter, their first child. Mrs. James is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Grain of 628 Henry St., who received word of the baby's arrival. 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