Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on November 18, 1952 · Page 7
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 7

Publication:
Location:
Mt Vernon, Illinois
Issue Date:
Tuesday, November 18, 1952
Page:
Page 7
Start Free Trial
Cancel

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1952 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT VFRNON. ILLINOIS SOCIETY J. W. C. Dinner At Hotel The Junior Women's Club will have a dinner meeting Wednesday, November 19 at which time a' special guest will be Mrs. Harold Kroeger, Junior director of the 23rd district. A talk on flower decorations will be given by florists Ivan and Bernice Pigg. New members will be initiated, and members are asked to bring turkey tickets to the meeting. For reservations call 3755, 2117-WX, or 3199-JX. Civic Club Meet The Federated Civic Club will meet at 7 p. m. Wednesday, November 19, at Hotel Emmerson. For reservations call 3057-W or 2937AV by 8.p. m. Tuesday. Family Night Program The Pleasant Grove Family night will be observed Thursday evening at 6:30 p. m: at a covered dish supper. Members are to bring table service. Beverage will be provided. w. s. w. s. Women's Society of World Service of the Evangelical United Brethren Church will meet Thursday evening, November 20 in> the church basement. Members are to bring "Thank Offering" boxes. Huston - McKinney Miss Anita Louise McKinney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold McKinney became the bride of Frank E. Huston, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emrey Huston, Friday evening, November 14 at 6 p. m. in the home of the Rev. Roy Beal The bride was attended by Miss Linda Lou Greene and best man was Everett Huston. There will. be a charivari and kitchen shower in their honor Friday -evening and all relatives and friends of the couple are invited. Entertains Club Mrs. Marie Ramsey was hostess to members of the Hopper Home Makers Club Thursday at a covered dish luncheon preceding which a prayer was offered by Lula Moore. Guests present were Lelah Mills, Wilma Sandy, Lulu Moore, Georgia Wangler, Venita Shull, Mary- Ian Williams and Eflene Johnston. Birthdays celebrated were Lor- tne Fltzgerrells, lone Fitzgerrells, Ella Pettypool and Francis Lorance and prizes were won by Lina Smith, Erma Lee Bernard, Wilma Sandy, Ella Pettypool, Lelah Mills, Dolly Archambro, Freda Pierce, Julia Pilson, Eflene Johnston and Betty Tittle. The next meeting will be held December 11 at the home of Bertha Lynn and each' member is to bring a fifty cent gift for exchange Markham City P. T. A. The Markham City P. T. A. at Bluford will hold its regular meeting Thursday night, November 20 at 7:30 p. m. Dr. Andy Hall of Mt. Vernon will be guest speaker. Everyone is invited. Church Group Meetng The Missionary Educational and Service Group of the Epworth church will meet at the church Wednesday at 2 p. m. Mrs. E. D. Atkinson will review the study book, "These Rights We Hold." All members are urged to attend and visitors are invited. Old Union P. T. A. Old Union P. T. A. will meet Thursday evening November 20 at 7:30 p. m. Entertainment will be furnished by pupils of Mrs. Carroll's and Miss Purcell's rooms. OFFICERS OF MT. VERNON TOASTMASTERS Sorority Hostesses Mrs. Robert Rushing and Mrs. Claire Latta entertained members and guests of the Delta Rho chapter of the Delta Theta sorority last evening at a card party at the L and N Cafe. Guests were Mrs. Ernest Hertenstein and Mrs. L. W. Johnson. Bridge prizes were won by Mrs. W. R. Haymen and Mrs. George R. Beck. Canasta winners were Mrs. Albert Rude and Miss Elolse Peyton. Miss Peyton also won traveling club prize. Harlow Community Meet The Harlow Community meeting will be held Friday, November 21 at 7:30 o'clock. Presbyterian Choirs The Youth choir of the Presbyterian church will rehearse Wednesday at 6:30 and the adult choir at 7:00. Please note time change. Sorority Meets The Eta Beta ChaDter of Beta Sigma Phi held its semi-monthly meeting last evening at Hotel Emmerson. After a short business meeting in charge of the president, Roberta Keef, the program chairman, Bobbie Kruger, officiated. I Geneva Laird was guest speaker and presented qualities a person could possess among which were cheerfulnesss, tact, honesty and dependability. Janie Hawkins explained the club's Christmas money-making project and Ann Howell explained the "socks" all pledges must carry to receive donations for Christmas baskets to be given to needy families in the city. District 5 Home Bureau District No. 5 of Jefferson County Home Bureal which consists of the following units, Block, Opdyke, Belle Rive, Dahlgren, Spring Garden and Dodds Day, will meet Thursday, November 20 at 1:30 p. m. at Logan Street Baptist church. The following program will be presented: Group singing led by Grace Burnett; prayer, by Inez Hayes; business meeting by each unit and recognition of new members. Vice chairmen of each unit will introduce new members. Recreation will be led by Jean Estes and the major lesson will be given by Anna Betty Huck. Talks will be given by Mrs. Albert Shull and Mrs. Eula Gaston, county chairman and vice chairman respectively. Each member is asked to bring a dozen cookies. , Dorcas Class Banquet The Dorcas class of Logan Street Baptist Church will hold its annual Thanksgiving banquet this evening at 6:30 o'clock in the church dining room. The Rev. Otha Williams will be guest speaker. All members are urged to attend. Legion Auxiliary The American Legion Auxiliary will hold its November meeting Thursday evening at the Legion home at 7:30 o'clock. Friendship Circle Mrs. Olin Hayes of the Tolle Road will be hostess to members of the Friendship • Circle Friday, November 31. Mrs. Francis Diel will be co-hostess. Call Special Meeting Shields Unit of Jefferson County Home Bureau is calling a special meeting for Thursday afternoon at one o'clock in the home of Mrs. George Pierce. Optometrists Meet An . optometric extension program was given for southern Illinois Optometrists at Hotel Emmerson Sunday. A discussion of reading and vis- GIVEN AWAY FREE! THREE NEW 1953 PACKARDS! and Other Valuable Prizes By Packard Dealers of the St. Louis Zone^ Come in between November 21st and December 4th . . . See the New 1953 Packards on Display. While you're here, get compfete details about our "WINA-PACKARD" Contest and pick up on entry form ... No purchase is required. LOOK at our clean used cars. Biggest bargains in town. Easy terms. We Are Also Taking Orders for 1953 Packards "ASK THE MAN WHO OWNS ONE" SOUTHERN'ILLINOIS EQUIPMENT COMPANY Glenn Cole—Phone 1953 Mr. Vernon Glenn Shehorn—Phone 380, McLtonsboro Waltonville Road, Mt. Vernon, Illinois PERSONAL The above members of the Mt. Veciion Toastmasters club were recently elected officers for the ensuing year. Shown from left to right are Rex Woodward, sergeant at arms; Berlie Sheffield, deputy governor; Harry Wolter, past president; William Beste, president; Edwin H. Arnold, vice president; William Wechsler, secretary - treasurer. Herbert Downey was elected educational chairman but was not present, when picture was made. Mr. Arnold was appointed governor of area six which Is comprised of clubs at Belleville, Columbia, Mt.Vemon and Centralia at a meeting of district 8 held at Allerton Park near Monticello, 111. Toastmasters is an organization to help individuals better express themselves in conversation and In speech making. (Leitzell Photo). ual problems was given by Dr. William Grant of Mt. Vernon and Dr. Louis Johnson of Fairfield. Marlow P. T. A. The November meeting of the Marlow P. T. A. was held at the school Friday night. A reading enttiled "Driving from the Back Seat", was given by Mildred Furby and a play, "How The Story Grew," was given by Mrs. Mable Downey, Mrs. Eula Pasley, Mrs. Pearl Body, Mrs. Stella Donoho, Mrs. Lily Williams, Mrs. Millie Brookman and Mrs. Lois Brookman. A moving picture on "What The Blacksmith Gave Us," was shown. Paul Scott, Charles Scott and Floyd Shelton served refreshments. Attend Meeting: At Marlon Donald Nelson and Bobbie Hanna, AMVETS and AMVETS Auxiliary V. A. V. S. Board Members attended a meeting at the Veterans' Hospital in Marion, Illinois Monday evening where final plans were made for the patients' Christmas party to be given December 18th. Anyone wishing,to donate Christmas Cards for the personal use of the patients may do so by calling Mrs. Hanna at 4645 and they will be picked up or they may be left at the AMVETS Club Room, 9th and Main streets. Play "Claudia" to Open December 1 The circle Theater is humming with activity. The cast for the first play "Claudia" is well into rehearsal and work is beginning on construction that will convert the Cactus Room of the Mt. Vernon Bowl into a circle theatre. The name 'circle' comes from the fact that the audience will sit around Toastmasters Meet The Mt. Vernon Toastmasters club held its weekly meeting at the L and N Cafe last evening during whicli a program directed toward a better club was presented. Members talked about a trip to an area meeting at Columbia November 10 and what was attained at the meeting. Addison Gillespie of Bluford was toastmaster for the evening and speakers were Rex Woodward Harry Koonce of Bluford, John Robison and Dr. W. A. Grant. Their subjects were: "Armistice Day," "November Election in U. S. A.," "How to Choose a Good Title for Your Speech," and "What is Good Speech Material." Evaluator was Edwin H. Arnold grammarian, Harry Wolter and "Ah-suppressor" was William Wechsler. The next meeting will be Monday November 24 and the program will be on past happenings ~ ' current events. and the stage. The actors make entrances and exits through aisles between the sections of seats. The opening date for "Claudia" will be Dec. i. The show will run through Saturday Dec. 6. The play will be presented in an intimate informal atmosphere that will include free coffee, served during intermission in the lobby to the 100 people that see the show each night. The auditorium will hold only 100. You will find a large selection of Gifts for the Smoker at THE WOODEN INDIAN THOUSANDS ARE DOING WHAT YOU CAN DO TOO 32x24 shell, delivered and erected on your foundation as pictured below for only $193loo You finish the inside. Plans furnished for 2 bedrooms, spacious living room, kitchen, utility room, and bath. Erection Time Only 8 Hours We invite yon to Inspect the superior material, workmanship . and structural strength of this house. Your pergonal Inspection is requested to convince you of its true worth. Other sizes available. NOT PRE-FABRICATED Sub floor and side walls pre-cut and assembled in our factory. Balance of material applied piece by piece. Insulated side walls. 3 in one shingles. Choice of color. 2x8 floor joists 16" o. c. 2x4 studs 16" o. c. 2x6 celling joists and roof rafters 24" o. c Choice of drop siding, lap siding or asbestos shingles. NATIONAL MFG. AND DISTRIBUTING CO. Opposite Vetersnt Hospital Phone 307 -— — Marion, Illinois Immediate Delivery—Open Every Day PHONE for NIGHT APPOINTMENT DesdersUi^ysJlsble to Building- Contractors Change Place For Singers in "Messiah" Choir The place and time for rehearsal for singers who will take part in presentation of "The Messiah" here December 15 have, been changed. The new rehearsal place is the First Presbyterian Church and the time is Wednesday at 8 p. m. The singers have been meeting in the third-floor music department at the high school, at 8:30. "The Messiah" is to be given with nationally-known singers in the solo parts and is sponsored by the Mt. Vernon Chamber of Com­ merce and Southern Illinois University. The full SIU symphony will appear with Dr. Mauritz Kesnar, director. Although the performance date is only about three weeks away, singers are still needed for the choir. "Anybody who likes to sing is invited' to report Wednesday and lake part; in the choir," said Mrs, Edith Garrison, TURNIPS—TURNIPS ABOUT GONE ORDER NOW Phone 479-J O. E. Yandell The condition of E. L. Franck of 2 Northbrook Drive, who is a patient at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis is reported improved today. Mr. Franck was taken to Barnes Saturday night and was accompanied by Mrs. Franck who remained with him. Mrs. Roy Kirkpatrick has returned to her home in Chirstopher, 111., after spending a few days with relatives here. Mrs. Gene Hawn of Johnston City was a visitor in tills city yesterday. Maxlne Knif Fen of Bonnie visited in Mt. Vernon Monday afternoon. Byford Campbell of Ina transacted business in this city yesterday. Julia Meyers of Wayne City spent Monday afternoon in Mt. Vernon. Roberta Keller of East St. Louis is* visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Neaf. Mr. and Mrs. R. K. Wilson have returned to Decatur after a few days visit with Mrs. Wilson's mother, Mrs. Margaret Thompson. Mrs. James Adams of Bonnie spent yesterday in Mt. Vernon. Mrs. Alma Schrum of DeKalb, HI., spent yesterday in this city. Mrs. Earl Hill is a patient at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. She was accompanied there by her sister, Mrs. Mae Ford. Mr. and Mrs. Howell Hall and family have returned from Maron where they visited her mother. Joel Hall, a student at Southern Illinois University, also spent the weekend with them, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Oakley have returned to their home in Richmond Heights, Mo., after spending the weekend with relatives in this city. Miss Irene Craig of Los Angeles, Calif., arrived last night for a visit with heri mother, Mrs. Sadie H. Craig and her sister, Mrs. Fred Riley. She departed this morning for Henderson, Ky., where her great uncle, Dow Rideout is seriously ill. Miss Craig will also visit her brother, Allen in Sebree, Ky., before returning to Mt. Vernon. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Howard Casey have returned to their home in New Orleans after a few days visit with Mt. Vernon relatives and friends. FIELD CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL Four Miles East of Dli CHILI SUPPER Saturday, Nov. 22 Hot DORS , Homemade Pie * Cske START SERVING 8 :S« P. M. Freo Entertainment by Tolls Road Ramblers John Manlon transacted business in St. Louis yesterday. Dick Hofflar Sr, and Dick Hoff- lar Jr., of Chicago are transacting business in this city. Mrs. Kenneth Fleber. Mrs. Irvin Johnson and Mrs. Vertlse Neal of Albion were Mt. Vernon visitors Monday afternoon. Mrs. Zelia Neavill and Mrs. Arnold Miller of Kinmundy visited in this city yesterday. Ruth Alexander" of Sandoval spent yesterday afternoon in this city. Mrs. Gale Bourland and Mrs. George Bourland of Woodlawn were Mt. Vernon visitors yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. John Scott of Centralia and Mr. and Mrs. Omer Jennings spent Sunday in Mt. Vernon. , Fred Allen of Bonnie transacted business in Mt. Vernon yesterday. Max Hunt was a business visitor in Rantoul Monday. Mrs. Paul Wilkcy of Nashville visited in this city Monday afternoon. Mrs. Ezra Bolen of Sesser spent yesterday in, Mt. VernOn.* Frank J. Hoffman of St. Louis transacted business in this city. Mrs, Neva Ellison and Mrs. Jer-. rett McKowen of Waltonville visited here yesterday. Mrs. Brook Hudson and Mrs. Cliff Robersoh of Sesser spent yesterday here. Mrs. Helen Walker of Ashley visited In Mt. Vernon Monday.. GO ON TO GOIN'S For the very beat Turkey* Rive us your order now for Thanksgiving and Christmas. WHEN BETTErV TURKEYS ARE RAISED GOIN'S WILL RAISE THEM GOIN'S TURKEY FARM Phone 761S ANNUAL BAZAAR First Prosbyttrion Church Thursday Nov. 20 10 A. M. to 8 F. M. Luncheon at 11 A. M. Serving Until 8 P. M. 0 AD TEST this Power More speed than you'll ever need Most efficient engine design in any American car. Packs more power per cubic inch . . . delivers power with less friction, less "heat waste." Now rood-hugqfng, curve-holding ride New "stabilizer" suspension cute side-sway, tame* curves. You take to the highway with new confidence. It's the Action Car for Active Americans A Road Test Ride in the all-new Dodge wfll change youi ideas about cars for years to come! You'll discover that a air can be big without being bulky; high-powered without befog high priced; streamlined and clean-lined, yet "travel-planned" inside to bring you more "stretch-out" room, mora comfort; Road Test a Dodge today at your friendly Dodge Dealer's; tfif*aH*m mt tq»<tmrH nbjml at t New-All New tmn Sta-tawn a* CHI h Cm* «LB*I MM &CW/ Now Gyro-Torque Drive with a flash-action "Scat" gear. Newest, nimblest no- shift driving with added torque action that more than doubles starting power.' Widest Driving Choice! 2 GREAT ENGINES ••d Ram V.llghr In lh« Conner Strlet "C«t-Away" Six In tha Maadowbrook Serlw 4 GREAT DRIVES Oyre-Ttraua Drive* Cyra-Matlc Driva* Standard with Ovardriva* Standard *OprJNMf «f mrtra CM> De WITT-MAXEY MOTOR CO., Inc. 318-320 South 10th St. Mt. Vernon, Illinois Phone 715 H

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,100+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free