Iowa City Press-Citizen from Iowa City, Iowa on December 22, 1950 · 9
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Iowa City Press-Citizen from Iowa City, Iowa · 9

Iowa City, Iowa
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Friday, December 22, 1950
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ocietvrliikc Miss Dorothy Dell Penney To Marry Mr. Thoman Soon f - -- MISS DOROTHY PENNEY Announcement Is being mad today of the engagement and forthcoming marriage of Miaa Dorothy Dell Penney, daughter of Mrs. Vera Ptnney, 405 South Dodge street, and Mr. A. Lynn Penney, Osag, to Mr. Francis O. Thoman, aon of Mr. Kathryn Thoman, 403 South Johnson atreet, and Mr. G. M. Thoman, GrinneH. The couple will be married in January In St. Patrick's church. Miss Penney was graduated from Iowa City high school and attended the University of Iowa. She is employed at the S. T. Morrison insurance company. Her fiance, a graduate of St. Patrick's high school, is employed at the postoffic. , PERSONALS Newsy Briefs About People You Know Mr. and Mrs. James P. Mont gomery, 308 Kirkwood avenue, are the parents of a son weighing six pounds, 14 ounces, bora at Mercy hospital Thursday. Word has been received here of the birth of a son, Ronald Clark, to Mr. and Mrs. Tom Clasen of Tuoson, Arts, formerly of Iowa rtt fai hahv welshed eiffht pounds. Mrs. Clasen was Mary Clark, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Clark who now live In taeas. jGs, .7v: " Visiting In the home of Mr. and "ttrs. Clare Rosa, Route 1. over the wlidavs. will be Mrs. Ross paints. Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Shaw of Minneapolis, Minn. : Mr. and Mrs. James O'Brien, 419 Magowan avenue, are the parents ot a daughter, bom at University hospital December 18. She weighed eight pounds, four ounces, and has been named Leslie Ann. I Mm. Gordon W. Prange and children. Wtnfred Root and Nancy, (arrived a week ago at the Fair- rieM-Suisan airfield, San Fran-; Cisco, CaUf, from Tokyo, Japan,! and win com to Iowa City today to visit Mrs. Prang' mother. Mrs. j W. T. Root 314 East Church! street. She has stopped en rout host to visit friends in San Fran-! eiaeo and Tucson, Aria, Mr.! Prang, who is chief of th historical section of AT1S. far eastern eonunand, will remain in Tokyo for th present, Arriving Saturday to visit Mr. and Mm. Kenneth Brock, Rent & witt be Mrs, Brock s brother and Mtotorn-taw, Mr. and Mm. Cart Walsh. Oasi. Refer,, and her want and stv Mr, and Mrs, Wallace Srbst ot Ltocete, 2br. Mr. and Mrs, Ed SaMpson. MS town nvena, ar eeavusgr tonight tw New Tortt City where they will visrt their aon and dnaghtet-avbrar. Mft, and Mrs, Sunpsott, over th hwtuinys. Mm, fiieweS Taylor, and daogb-- Sharon, wilt teav SaCaniay tw BaJstoecev M4 after visit, wish Mr. and Mrs, I R. Taylor.,: WW East CuUpg street. Dr. N'eweil Tajtor sUtwnwl ttt Kwresk x Mr. and Km CSarte Gwrta 41X Sottth Governor street, have received weed fO&e their son,. Jim Gawta BTS. whoa s&i tw emt-teg- tat the Mtfttttercanaaa waist, stopped at GiferaEter, and poct to attend Christina emtrchx sar-vu.-e in Some, Italy. HoOdajr guest a that K. Aadaonm. horn 331 Hbrtft; CUnftm street, will be- Mr. and MS. Robert, Anderson sod daughter JSa-dteat, Whnamtngoi. SCnmc MR. sntf Ms, Btertert W. Anrfsnsonv. Fargo. For SHItlTS Tlcf Star Frtsi Lcstr war TMshst Fas Tour Suwnft Oniljr SI3 S, N. D, and Mrs, C. P. Wlnther, Paynesville, Minn. Dr. and Mrs, John C Bates and son David, of the Panama Canal sons, are visiting at the home of Mrs. Carl Neuxil, 314 East Daven port street, and her mother, Mrs. Kathryn Bartoaky. Doctor Bates Is a resident physician at ths Gorges hospital in the Canal none. - Atty. and Mrs. E. P. Korab, 128 North Clinton street, have returned from a three-weeks' trip to southern Texan and Mexico. Mrs. O. B. Limoseth. mi Eut College street, is in Clinton today to atiena runerai services for her COUSin. Mr. MUUrd R Smith. SS who died suddenly in Chicago, HL, lucsuajr, nun nuenaing n meet ing were. Mrs. Ion Brunton, 1334 Sheridan street, left Thursday night for louver uiy, vatiit , tor n month's visit. V.F.W.Post And Aimliaiy Fete Children Featured by a program. carol singing, and collection of gifts for hoepitalized veterans, was the Christmas party held Thursday night by Le- Roy E. Weekea V. F. W. post and auxiliary No. 3M9, at 208 H East College street The party was attended by 78 children. Participating in the program were a number of children who have gone with auxiliary member to entertain tn local hospitals and at Oakdale. ' These included Anna Marie Sueppel, Ger-aldine Tauber, Bart and Gene Schuchert, Bva Winter and Glen is Fountain. Other children made ex temporaneous contributions to the program.' - . . - , All sang carols around 'ths lighted Christmas tree, and Santa Claua brought gifts to th children. Veterans of Mt. Pleasant and In th local hospitals will share 140 gifts donated by the V. F. W. post and auxiliary. These will be delivered today and Saturday. On th committee In charge of the party were Mr. and Mrs. Earl Weekea, Mrs. Earl Barnes, Mrs. Nat Mutchler, Mrs. Howard Fountain, Mrs. Garland Kircher and Mr. Earl Weber. Christmas' Family Party Held Here -By V. F. W. Units More than 100 persons attended the Christmas party held Thursday night in the Community building by V. F. W. post and auxiliary No. 2581. . , A program, with special music and n visit from Santa Claua, fol lowed the family potluck supper. On the food committee were Mrs. Ed Bushman, Mrs. Carolyn Slesak, Mm A. E. Rabas, Mrs. Blanche Phippen and Mrs. M. E. Kelso. In charge of the party were Mm. Zoe Heacock, Mrs. Lawrence Adrian and Mrs. Evelyn Goss. Gifts were exchanged by the adults, and them were treats for all the children. Mr. and Mrs. Elwin ShauC Mra. Shainn mother, Mrs. R. W. Petersen, and Boh Sham, 633 Brown street, accompanied by Miss Nancy Wallace. 633 Brown street, will ler Saturday for West Point, N. Y to visit the Shams' son, Rax, who is attending th . & Military academy there. They will return to low Oty January 3. Teacher Honored At Yule Luncheon Members of tb executive board of Henry Sabot P.-T. A, and chairmen of standing committees, entertained teachers of the school at a Chrfistmns) hsaeheon Tktasday noon at the school. A Ckrwtmas motif was ssed It the taht ftecoratioca. Tie fveap presented, n gilt, to JCaa EUn Sharn, on of taet teachers who is to he married soma, CXXJLXXOO ; Tear citiifs pnTt so f stuffed snimaTit enn h cbssed puck(r nndl etSinentdy By bm ftiSug' themt ftw live minutes at tHufST smto itt aua wasftmir ai. eoin. Bans: tham ca th Bna aft erwards tor a Sang irjmg sessionv Dr. Conard and Louise Sargent Exchange Vows GRINNELL Dr. Henry 8. Conard, professor emeritus of bot any at Grinneu college, ana Louisa Sargent, assistant professor of biology at the college, were married this week, --r. Doctor Conard. sine his retire ment in 1944, has been a visiting research professor In botany at th state University of Iowa. , University Club Plan Holiday Bridge Next Week Holiday bridge for members, husbands and guests is) planned by the University club for December 38. Mrs. M. C Boyer Is general chairman for the party. Assisting her will be Mm. Geonre Hittler. Mrs. E. T. JoIIifX ee and Miss Hel en Fochl Browxiies Give JMc 16 Hospital I Friday, iwemhet t, S-Jh(WA CTTt rfrS4tttT -Cto 1,1 "WssnWMsn x t S; 11 7( ". ' a -if '.!.. - ; - v ' - f .. i ( 1 , id i . . I s- ; rd ,. '-,": '-..'.! Circle 6 Plan Luncheon Meeting And Program Soon Circle 6 of the W. S. C. S. will meet at 1 pjn. Wednesday, December JT. at the home of Mm Vera Penney. 405 South Dodge street. There will be a potmck honcheon after wBfcn a program wiO be giv MSI! Atoay a SoM to Pavk V. H. GOSE UC E. Xkk. Dtal SeTSS Fiu.nir that MARTHA jvgmbutf kaam biro Cfty Hair StjIW ' aaa jpiaed tn staff ai BRUNTON'S Jfacthm speeinJLass na jetauweatm amt iair ttjttng tm fit voor toiivitnml vnaaaEtj- Our dcwro-tejwa; Ibcatinnv aitaated! ok a atraet kveE floor adds cmrroniencB; tsu BEXTXTOTTS sesrice- aant THIESDAT snings 6jr mq-' puifainat. brunfon's for beauty 22E EL Washingtaai " - Ses Uv tbw Engisrt Tanwret Watching the wooden animals enter the toy ark two by two Is David Res, year-old son of Mr. and Mrs.. Charles G. See,' Boot 3, Solon. His nurse It Mrs. A. M. Mauer f Forest View trailer Main, The Brownies who have just presented the wonderful toy to Mercy hospital are left te right, Cindy Dutcher, 620 South Summit street; Barbara Buchele, 339 Lowell street, and Jane Bader, lit Clark street. The young patient standing with them Is Dennis Berger, son f Mr. and Mrs. Henry Berger ot WeOman,. (Press-Citlsea Photo.) ., That new.Noah's ark; pre sented to Mercy hospital - by Brownie troop No. 6, Mercy hospital, Thursday, will do a lot toward making Christmas merry for the small patients them Members of the troop have been working for weeks on this fascinating project. The ark itself was built by the husband of the troop leader, Mrs. Walter Buchels, and the animals, traced by the troop girls, -wer cut out by Mr. Lee Bader, th father of one of the members. (The girls did all the painting of ark and animals. Each Brownie in th troop mad a pair of animals. living together amicably ar giraffes, elephants, rabbits, deer, pelicans, hippopotami, zebras, lions and tigers. The girls who did the work am Cindy Dutcher, Judith duistensen, Jane Bader, Diane Demory, Bar-bam Pearson, Barbara Buchela, Patty Petersen, Jans Pf later, Nancy Pratt, Linda House! and Judy Sorensen. Mrn, Buchele and Mm David Foerster am in charge of th troop. Friend Feted ' Thursday Night At Eden' Home ' Mr. and 'Mrs. C. M.-Eden, and Mm C C Hampton,. 309 Koner avenue, entertained s group of friends 'and relatives at dinner Thursday evening at their home. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. C A. Rammeltsy Mr, and Mrs, Wayne Rumraens and son, Larry, Mr. Warren RammeDs, and Mr. -and Mm Glenn Pedemen and Randy, all of West Branch: Miss Janet Brown. West Liberty, and Mr. Wendell Eden, student at Cornell eoQege. ML Vernon. Miss Thornton and Mr. Andrews Wed in Now York City Recently Stage and TV celebrities were among the guests at the wedding of Miss Norma Thornton and Mr. Tiger Andrews, De cember 18 in the little chapel of the Fifth avenue Presby terian church In New "York City. Both the bride and bridegroom are appearing in theatrical productions in New York, the former in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," and the latter in "Mister Roberts." Ed Sullivan, Henry Fonda, Marian Brando, and members of the casts of both pltyt were at ths reception at th Del-monlco hotel, following ths cere mony. Prof, and Mrs. H. J. Thornton, 4 Woolf court, Iowa City, parents of the bride, and her grandparents, Mr. and Mm. H. P. Hera-mlngson, went to New Tork for th event and will remain through Christmas, . Cfcristaiao Decorations Dr. John Sutherland Bonnetl, pastor of the church, offlclsted at the double ring ceremony. The candleltghted altar and the stained glass windows were decorated with Christmas evergreens, holly, and whit button chrysanthemum. The bride wore s fitted suit of black and white checked velveteen with a Queen Ann collar, black velvet pumps, -whit gloves, and a crown of white velvet with a soft veil. She carried white orchids on a white leather Bible. Patty Ann Jackson, th bride's room-mate, and s dancer in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." was maid of honor. She wore d black velveteen suit, black velvet pumps, a crown of black velvet trimmed In rhinestonsi, and carried purpls orchids. Mrs. Thornton wore a red velvet dress with a black velvet feathered hat; Mm - Hemmlngson chose plum-colored suit with crsy acce sories, and Mrs. Andrews a black sequlned gown with a black fsath ered hat. AU wore gsrdsnla otf seges. . Fifty guests attondtd ths cere mony, which was followed by a reception for 12S tt th Delmcmlco hotel. A three-tiered wsdrtlng rak wss cut by th newlyweds. Holly Ward, a friend of th bride, pre sided at the guest book. Beside ths Thorntons and Hem- mlngsons, th out of town guest at th wedding included Mr, and Mrs. George Andrews, aunt and uncls of ths bridegroom, and their daiishtef. asm, of Middlesex, ft. Mr. and Mrs, Andrews ar mk tag their horn at 1075 First avenue Apartment 6r, Sutton Hall, nw lorx 22, j. t. With Malhnr Huhhord I r5 " " " .- k ,.- Christmas In the Long Ago I had tuck wonderful ttme Wil ing you about my memories t Christmas yesterday that I ran plumb out ot sp.' almoat Ww M Urted. Will It bom you If I to on today? f W always went horn th day before Chrtetmss, That la, to my parent ! horns In Adel and up to th Urn Mother died three year am. we dldnt mtes a Christmas except th year th children had scarlet fever and w were ouar- antlned, Also th year my hue band wss seriously til, but vn then mom cams down and gtt th children to spend their holidays with them, Dad was slwsys a great one to fix up his own Christmas Ire, ws seldom had on from th it or. He'd always go to th wwd or mit In ths bark pasture and bring home snmt big vrgren llmti and fashion th tree himself, And it was always a beauty, t wonder how long that popueorn held out that ws used on that IresT I ran remember helping to string It when I was a girl, And mom would wind tt up on a folded newspaper and put it twiy year after year, Then there were the yard and yard nf tense! that appeared year after year, and ths little bin bird that had one been Unhted but had tost Its glow long sine, Th children always wanted certain little bell ornament plsred low so they could give It little tap as thy went psst It and hesr Its tiny tinkle, Oh yes, and th lit tls red horn, ever so dullcately mads. Brown glass, I suppti, for they didn't have plsslltt In tmmt daya I shudder to think of ths groans that must hsv passed from one pair of lips to another, for everybody gave It a little torn Just to see If It still worked esnh year. W loved every tint of thnet inexpensive ornaments tm they became mors precious saih yesr, Doromtlnns Mom hd big pair of red psper bells too thst she slwsys put up between ths dining room and llv mg mm Owt Nt Th kind that Nd, Ths p fW th thumb taok Is atttt m lbs d, w always nsd a lHt w n ovetftwwtng park n th tW with r cdle awd ms vnf reindeer. Mtwi Set th tbl f or ahead wir'tmrnlnt fMf ib knew w never t a thing thtft omsi -et sll arrived. She'd v it un with a hi Sheet t tlwsys knew when tt wt tmveiie j atmut what we'd l 5 wey seemed new to u year the thlMwn .vtfnw beg to open in ONB ifi en Chrtetmss v. but w ywally mns In hsvs them hold ttt uh til th next mortilng with fh Itshtftil HpeeUnry f wwfiderlnf what was in eatm Mcksts iy tew their names m. We rtltlni bvs flreptsre, but th old hAf fel burner with It dfttMflf flame wss a wttnueiTUi sunetitiu mr many year. - finch ehair held lw twklnts on th knrtbs thst tm up the bafk. And t WWdef WH had th must fun, in ehiwren .. who found them brtmmlri? fiitl,. next morning nr ths MHt Cletlte tt thst so stealthily flllsd them? h Edward S. Ret! Hays mt is:o. oriEETi:::3 MERRY OliniSTMAS HAPPY HEY YEAR DlttlQ SCO? ; a wwf Tiiotour row toimyi Talk softlyi mit listen mi UnA a nrnin tiioi (Jilt roH "Movix! OAt lt t's Help ) Hslve taw MMf rwW . ( i 1 filAI, fll Tliompoii Transfer SOCIAL CALENDAR Wriie rssat, $ p.m.,.., fw1yytTl ehorefe OsraaUee JtctMbah imle, m,,, M Tdivn kA . ' TrnnT Prectks far yt ogrem i .30 p i ..... . ,...ge1S Mil Manm toit Cbn4r s SfWtS, t . i Mr hW. Ve-lwVt UK. bark dtnk i ( Lrisfrnas xs lere I litif, ' ; . M rnarj A um ottt - ; ' , Just tjoar I . . memcsl osc. li APPilCEL SHOP 13 K. TCaKiiingftus casts iis beam to mak the whals'warkf bright - sjo shines the greeting that COffies frrsm the hearty the giff that is given with love And all rr,n, everywhere, are blessed by jhs Christmas spirit c wonderous light 11

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