Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on August 12, 1952 · Page 7
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 7

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Tuesday, August 12, 1952
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TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 1952 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERN'/ON, ILLINOIS . SOCIETY • Rpund Dozen Club Summersville Round Dozen Club will meet Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Gertrude Howard, 713 Casey for an all -day meeting. Gleaners Class Members of the Gleaners Class of Park Avenue Baptist church will hold a class meeting at the church, this evening at 7:30 o'clock. Opdyke WSCS Members of the Opdyke Wom,. «n 's Society of Christian Service V'fi will meet at two o 'clock, Thursday afternoon, at the Methodist church in Opdyke. Sr. Mission Guild To Show Films At MId-Wcek Service Members of the Junior Women's Missionary Guild of Central Church of Christ will present slides of the Franklin Smith and Alaska missions Wednesdny evening during mld-wcek services at the ,j church. Christian Service Circle Mrs. Martin Henn will entertain members of the Chrisitian Service Qrcle at her home, 902 south 23rd street, Thursday afternoon at two o'cloclc at the regular business and social meeting. Mrs. Hallic Robinson will serve as lesson leader. S. Delbert Smith Surprised on Q SSrd Birthday Mrs. J. Delbert Smith entertained 23 guests at a family dinner Sunday at noon, in honor of the 53rd birthday of her husband. The affair was a complete surprise to Mr. Smith. Among the guests were Mr. Smith's brothers and sisters and his mother, Mrs. Eva Smith, who Is 83 years old. Out -of -town guests were lyir. tnd Mrs. Norris Baker and daugh- ,iM ters, Marilyn and Patsy of Bonnie, Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Mathus and George Doepke of Belle Rive. Garden Club Holds Annual Picnic The Mt. Vernon Garden Club held its annual picnic dinner Friday at the home of Mrs. E. G. Webb on Salem Road. Mrs. A. W. Modert, Mrs. J. E. Dixon, Mrs. Frank Dewey and Mi's. Charles Pardee, Jr., assisted the hostess. Following the picnic dinner '•JK Mrs. Willis Smith discussed her- mef-ocallis (day lilies), showing colored slides of the numerous varieties. Colored slides of various gardens were also shown. It was announced that a flower judging school will be held on October 27, 28 and 29 at Carbon- dais, with the State Board meeting scheduled for Monday, October 27. All members of southern Illinois Garden Clubs, as well as the public, are invited to attend the three -day judging school Pajme Reunion The annual Payne family reunion, featuring a noon-time basket dinner, will be held at Mt. Vernon City Park on Sunday, August 17. Capps Reunion "The annual Capps reunion will be held at Mt. Vernon City Park «n Sunday, August 17. All relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend. ^ Dial Family Holds Ird Annual Reunion The third annual reunion of the descendants, relatives and friends of Rubin and Silphia (Locke) Dial, •arly Hamilton county pioneers, held at Mt. Vernon City Park Sunday, was attended by. 114 per- aoni. James Dial of Chehalis, Wash., was presented with a gift for having traveled the greatest distance . to attend the reunion. Mrs. Fran- V ee« (Dial) Clements, who is nearing her 86th birthday, was pre- •ented a gift as being the oldest In attendance. She is a sister of the late Mrs. Jane Plttman of this elty. Master Christopher Neal Lee, ten-months -old, received a gift for being the youngest member of the family present. During the business meeting the 1952 officers were re-elected. They ^. are: president, John Dial, Jr., of w McLeansboro; vice president, Mrs. Clyde Acord, West Frankfort; secretary -treasurer, Mrs. A. E. Balrd of Mt. Vernon. It was voted to hold the 1953 reunion at the Cartrlght church, six miles southwest of McLeansboro, on the second Sunday in August. A basket dinner, group singing and little group conversations made the occasion an enjoyable one. i) V Mr*. Irwin Is Awarded Degree Frances Simmons Irwin of Keenes received the degree of Bachelor of Science in Education at Southern Illinois University's commencement exercises which weer held at McAndrew Stadium last Friday. President D. W. Morris conferred the degrees and Dr. Robert L. Sutherland of the University of Texas was the. commencement speaker. Mrs. Irwin is a member of the faculty of the Wayne City schools. She is the daughter of Mrs. Winnie Halfacre of Kell and the wife of Harry Irwin of Keenes. BPW Holds Picnic The Mt. Vernon Business and Professional Women's Club held a picnic supper at the home of Mrs. Vera Fry on Fairfield road last evening. In spite of the downpour of rain and a shift in pl^ns from an outdoor picnic on Cartter Lake to an indoor buffet picnic, there was a good attendance. During a brief business session plans were discussed for providing a library and books and magazines for the patients at Mt. Vernon State Tuberculosis Sanatarium. Bethel Neighborhood Club Meets Wednesday Members of Bethel Neighborhood Club will meet at the Club center at one o'clock Wednesday for a dessert luncheon. Members are asked to bring their dues, birthday offerings and a 10c wWte elephant for exchange. Miss Josephine McHenry Weds Howard Paisley In Greenville Church Bouquets of white gladioli flanked an arch of greenery in the Greenville Presbyterian church which was illuminated by candlelight on Sunday evening, August 3 for the marriage of Miss Josephine McHenry, daughter of Mrs. J. H. McHenry of Greenville, and Howard Paislev of Mt. Vernon. The Reverend W. H. Kendal! of St. Louis, a former minister of the church, officiated during the seven o'clock ceremony. Preceding the ceremony Miss Frances Breuchaud, o,r g a n i s t played a medley of appropriate selections while the guests as- .sembled. Miss Ann Bauer, a niece of the bride, lighted the altar candles just before the ceremony. The bride, who dispensed with attendants, wore a gown of white embroidered organdy, styled with a full {jallerina skirt. A crushed satin sash defined the waistline of the softly pleated strapless bodice which was worn with a bolero buttoned at the neck. Her chapel length veil was secured to a wreath of flowers and she carried a bouquet of white roses. Mr. Paisley, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Paisley. RFD 2, Mt. Vernon, was also unattended. Immediately after the ceremony a reception was held at the McHenry home for a small group of guests. When the couple departed on their honeymoon to the Smoky mountains, Mrs. Paisley wore an aqua jersey costume with white accessories. The bride was graduated from Greenville high school and Greenville College, and received her Master's degree from the University of Illinois where she majored in English. She is a member of the English department of the Mt. Vernon Township High School faculty, having taught at Williamsfield, Freeport, Greenville and Shelbyville prior to coming to Mt. Vernon. Mr. Paisley, who is associated with the Hometown Furniture Stores at Mt. Vernon, served in Europe during World War II with tht 99th Infantry Division. Mr. and Mrs. Paisley will be "at home" after September 1 at 1302 Warren avenue in Mt. Vernon. Among the out-of-town guests attending the wedding were the bridegroom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Paisley, their grandchildren, Jean and Wayne Paisley; his sis^ ter, Mrs. Earl Carr and Mr. Carr of Morrisonville; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Koch of Springfield, Mo.; Misses Cornelia Young and Elsie Paisley of St. Louis; Miss May Crawford of Honey Bend; Miss Ottie Gannon, Dr. and Mrs. Robert McCord, Miss Mary McCord, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hughes and Judd Rogers, all of Hillsboro; Miss Dorothy Stoutzenburg of Webster Groves, Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bowers of Beecher City; and Mrs. W. H. Kendall of St. Louis. Newcomers Cliib Welcome Wagon Newcomers Club will hold its August dinner meeting and card party at Hotel Emmerson Wednesday evening with dinner at 6:30 o'clock. Reservations may be made by telephoning Mrs. J. W. Noble, 1690-JX or Mrs. W. R. Hayman, 1742. PROSPECTIVE BRIDE Shower Honors Prospective Bride Mrs. Paul CuUins and Miss Marjorie Cullins entertained with a pre-nuptial shower honoring Mrs. MISS ARLENE BRUCE, whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Bruce of Kell, are announcing her engagement and forthcoming marriage to Prentice H. (Bud) Hawkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Hawkins of Texico. Plans for the wedding, including the date, have not been completed. 5 WOMAN'S TOUCH TRANSFORMS ASPECTS OF R.R. BUSINESS By DOROTHY ROE AP Women's Editor A woman's touch is transforming some aspectjs ot the railroad business. She is Ann Elgar Stevendon, assistant to the vice president of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company, who spends about heilf of her time these days riding the various trains of the system, keeping a weather eye out for possible improvements in comfort, cleanliness and service. Mrs. Stevenson belies her fragile, feminine appearance. Her big blue eyes can spot a speck of dust at ten paces, and dining room stewards snap to attention at her approach. She describes her job thus: "I'm kind of a nagging wife to Dorotha Gooch, fiance of Donald Dippel, last Tuesday evening at their home. A color scheme of pink and green was used in the decorations, favors and refreshments. Gifts for the guest of honor were placed on a table decorated with a bouquet of garden flowers, centered with a miniature bridal couple at an altar. ^ Prizes for games were won by Vera Fry, Anna Mae Blessin and Jean Upchurch. Mrs. Gooch and Mr. Dippel will be married on August 30. MARRIAGE LICENSES George E. Walter, Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Chlorene M. Dutton, New Philadelphia, Ohio. . Henry Clay Billingsley and Mrs. Betty Jean Helton, both of Mt. Vernon. Oscar Hawthorne and Lulu Mae Watson, both of Mt. Vernon. the operating department. Much of my work seems to be minding other people's business. Wherever I see something amiss in any department of the system, my job is to try to correct it. This requires a great amount of diplo-. macy. It sounds like an unpopular sort of job, but really it's fun. And I think I've made more friends than enemies." Mrs. Stevenson is one of a growing group of women holding executive jobs with the nation's railroads, and their influence is to be seen on many of the country's trains. Much of Mrs. Stevenson's job entails hausekeeping know- how. One of the first things she did was to institute improvements in car cleaning system. Waitresses on one of the line's divisions now wear smart yellow uniforms with white pique puritan collars and coronet caps. Details such as piles of loose silver left on the tables, clogged salt shakers or slovenliness in the appearance of waiters all come under her eagle eye. "You have to go slowly, so as not to offend anyone" says Mrs. Stevenson. Among projects she has in mind are: removing the bars from ticket windows in stations, smartening up the dress of ticket salesmen and getting additional coat hangers, with skirt and trouser clips, in sleeper bedrooms. BRYANT Gas Heating OLEN EATER Heating & Sheet Metal Works Telephone 849 ONE WEEK ONLY ffoa lamiA PRICES roPQUAm -mmAGE 18 mmns UNCONDITIONAL TOP SAFETY GUARANTEE CUSHION RIDE REGULAR PRICE SALE PRICE 6.70-15 S22.05 S15.45 7.10-15 S24.45 $17.10 7.60-15 S26.7S S18.75 8.00-15 S29.3S S20.55 SUPEH HEATMASTER 6.00-16 S22.60 S1S.82 6.50-15 S26.05 S18.24 6.50-16 S26.60 $18.62 7.00-15 S29.9S $20.97 HEATMASTER 6.00-16 S20.10 $14.05 6.50-15 S24.30 S17.00 6.50-16 $24.80 $17.35 7.00-lS S27.80 $19.46 STANDARD TIRE 1014 Broadway — Phones 60 - 4562 CO PERSONAL Ms. Nellie Mae Walker and children, Renee and Doug, of Mt. Vernon, Ind., spent yesterday in this city visiting r.-elatives and friends. Mrs. Walkjer and the children, former residents of this city, arc leaving Friday for Bermuda, to join Mr. Walker, who is stationed there with-the Air Force They will remain irt Bermuda for three years. Mr. and Mrs. Joe B. Williams and children, Dortna Lynn and Dick, who have becji visiting their parents, Mrs, Ina Hutchison and Mr. and Mrs. W, C. Williams of Di.x, left Sunday for'Springfield, Mo., to visit Mr. a^d Mrs. Kenneth Sterling, before returning to their home in Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Heater are in St. Louis today to consult a specialist for their son, Charles. Earl Woodworth, who is employed at Joppa, spent the weekend here visiting his family. He was taken to Jefferson Memorial Hospital yesterday morning where he underwent surgery. His room is 218. Mr. and Mrs. Diallas Mathus and George Doenke of Belle Rive were the Sunday guest.s of Mr. and Mrs. J. Delbert Smitld. Mrs. H. H ; Bruce of Kell is a patient at Barne-;s Hospital in St. Louis. Her condiition is serious. Mr. and Mrs. Norris Baker of, Bonnie were the Sunday dinner guests of Mr. arid Mrs. J. Delbert Smith. Mr. and Mrs. George Robinson arrived in Mt. Vi^ernon today from New Brunswicl':, New Jersey, to visit with Mr. ajnd Mrs. Harry P. Dodds. Miss Virginia Alorret, who has been attending the summer session at Illinois State Normal University at Normal, has; arrived home to spend the remainder of the summer with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Merret, 1114 Maple street. Dr. and Mn>. J. William Dycus and Dr. and Mss. Curtis A. Parker and family, of this city, spent Sunday in Springfield attending a meeting of a, committee of the Southern Illin.ois Optometrists Association heliS at the Abraham Lincoln Hotel. Also attending were Dr. Dean Ambrose of Charleston, Dr. L. C. Cantwell of Mattoon, and Dr. R. C. Strange of Hillsboro. Tlje meeting was held for the purri«ose of arranging to have the Optometrists Associa- tien's next meeting in the downstate area. It will be held on September 22 and 23 at the Abraham Lincoln Hotel in Springfield. Dr. Dycus is president of the Southern Illinois Optometrists Association. John Fun],diouser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Fiinkhouser, 2409 College avefiue, has returned home after spending several weeks at the Y. M. C. A. Camp Shaubena, in Galesburg, where he served as councilor. Mrs. Dale Hunt and Mr. and Mrg. Edwaifd J. Cole spent Sunday in Springfield visiting liftle Rowland Cole, who is a polio patient at St. John's Hospital. His condition is improved. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cullins, their daughter, Miss Marjorie, and their son, Tomniy, accompanied by Miss Dolores Purcell, are vacationing in Colorado. Sgt. Morris Metje, who Is stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., is spending a three-day leave in this city visiting his wife and their daughter, Deborah, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Metje. Mrs. Robert Clark and Harlin Burgess of Salem and Mrs. Ralph Henson of Xenia spent Sunday here and attended the Golden Wedding Anniversary celebration of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Burgess of 917 Conger avenue. Other out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Phil Burgess, Tampico; Mr. and Mrs. Jess L. Burgess, Mr. and Mrs. Ear! Jerome Burgess, Mr. and Mrs. Neil K. Burgess and children; Mr. and Mrs. Sill Ward, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Vest and daughter, George Ward, Howard Henson and sons, all of Xenia; Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Henson and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Otho Stevens, Mr. and Mrs. Georgia L. Stevens, Mr. and Mrs. David Keele and children, of Johnsonville; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Keen, John Keen, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Coil and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Sammie Coil, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Green wait, Mr. and Mrs. Marcene Sledge and children, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lee Rector, Mr. and Mrs. George Rector, Mr. and Mrs. Walt Keen, of Keenes; Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Greenwalt and sons, Wayne City; Mrs. Nora Bossenberger of BJuford; Mr. and Mrs. Lester Marpel, East St, Louis; Mr. and Mrs. Otto Henson and grandson. Miss Deloris Harvey, Flora; Mr. and Mrs. Claude Ferguson and sons, Woodlawn; Mr. and Mrs. Freddie R. Burgess, Dixon; Reverend and Mrs. Lyle W. Burgess of El wood; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clark, Mr. and Mrs. Billy Shinn and Toni, of Salem; and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Sandy of Camp Ground. Mr. and Mrs, K, E. Greene returned to their home on Fairfield Road this morning after spending the weekend visiting friends in Benton Harbor, *Mich., their former home. RUTH MILLETT Only a Woman Really Knows Why Stevenson Was Reluctant There has been a lot of speculation why Adlai Stevenson, governor of Illinois, made no effort to get the Democratic nomination for president and said, to the very last, he didn't want It. A lot of women have probably found an entirely satisfactory explanation for it. When a man faces a big step, one that will change his whole life, and is wondering whether or not the job is too big for him, there is usually an encouraging wife in the background saying: "Of course, you can do it." Thus rarely does a man face big decisions in life alone. The ,iob will be his but there is someone standing beside him, believing in his ability and ready to share whatever comes. Many Greait Men Thank Wife's Faith Many a famous man has told the world his wife's belief in him gave courage when the road th«W| l<tlik^. ed steep and risky. •; And many A succcMful mMlf!' tirely unaware of how Often ' courage was bol»tcr«d by hi« Wwi faith, could make the aamo ndtliUN ' i sion. But Adlai Steven.<ion doesn 't h»vt ' beside him the wife who thured his life for more than 20 years. He is alone. Any women will tell you thut fact is enough to account for hid admitted reluctance to tackle tho biggest job In the land. Any any women will venture tho guess that had there been a wlfo at his side when he received news of his nomination, he would never have said, "I feel no exultation and no sense of triumph ..." To produce those emotions the great moments of life have,to be shared. FOR SALE 1950 Chrysler Royol Club Coupe Radio, heater, extra clean. DARE MOTOR CO. 1600 S. 10th St. Phone St Cyrus A. Puckerpuss Was a rich old dude . . . and stingy. 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