Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 29, 1954 · Page 13
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 13

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, April 29, 1954
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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 1054 MR, AND MRS. RUEBIN McCAIN were 'married In the Highland Baptist Church recently. The Rev. Jack Brown officiated. Mrs. McCain is the former Miss Lila Cox.—Photo by Marshall Studios. Mrs. Julius Sehaoffer, Mrs. K. V. GiPhl nnd Mrs. K. L, Kimmel, attended n dinner Wednesday niRht Riven by members of the Zonta Club of Belleville in observance of ils second anniversary. During (he evening officers-elect of llie hostess club were installed by Mrs. Hunt, Miss Olinda-Pelri was sen led ns president, and Miss Mne McMillan is the retiring head of the group. Mrs. A. K. Boll, I'm American Molhcr of the, Yonr, Rollo- VAWe, told ot lier recent Goodwill trip to Central nml South America, and of her contact with Zontlnns of 5<inli<ifjo, Chili. MISS McGRAW. Announcement is being made of the engagement of Miss Deborah Ruth McGratv to Sgt. Virgil \V. Parker by the parents of the bride-to-be, Mr. and Mrs. Nathan McGraw Jr., 243 Winthrop St., Torrington, Conn. The prospective bridegroom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil W. Parker, 294 Norwood place, Rosewood Heights, East Alton. Miss McGraw, graduate of Houstorilc Valley High School, is in nurse's training at Hartford (Conn.) Hospital. She recently was a puest in the home of her fiance's parents. Sgt. Parker of the Air Force, stationed at Rushmore Air Force Base, Rapid City, S. D., is leaving Saturday for the west. He is a graduate of Roxana High School and attended R'anken Trade School, St. Louis. Prospective Brltln Honored at Party Mrs. Walter P. Ebbert of Norlhmoor place, Godfrey, entertained Tuesday niRbl with n party honoring Miss Dorothy Loch, who, on May 8, will be married to John R. Kistner. Early in the evening a barbecue supper was served on tho lawn of the Ebbert home and later guests went inside Hie house to play cards. Prizes were received by Mrs. Michael Brugman, Mrs. Andrew Venhaus, Mrs. Charlotte Lenhardt and Miss Patricia Boll. A gift of furniture was presented to the bride-elect. Mrs. Ebbert was assisted in entertaining by Miss Belly Laux and Miss Felicitas Meyer. VWCA Club Ci.'rls At Scott Air Base The YWCA Girls Service Club will attend the Scott Air Base dance Tuesday, May 4. Girls who wish to attend tho dance may make reservations until Monday morning by calling the YWCA. Plan* Completed For Saturday Wedding Plans have been completed for the wedding of Miss Betty Percy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Allen of Cottage Hills, and Robert Cason, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Cason of Cottage Hills. The couple will be married at 8 o'clock Saturday morning in Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Bethalto, with the Rev. Thomas Manning officiating. Members of the bridal party and relatives will be served breakfast at the home of the bride's parents after the ceremony, and from noon to 3 o'clock, relatives and friends will be entertained at a reception at the Westerner Club. Mr. and Mrs. Francis L. Hutton will serve as the couple's attendants. Belleville ZonUani' Anniversary Dinner Twelve members of the gonta Club of Alton and Wood River, Mr*. Veneita Hasemeier, president, Mm. George Farrier, Mm. Leonard Schmidt, Mrs. A. W. McBrlde, Mrs, Emmet Howard, Miss Etfie Maxey, Mrs. A, C> Hunt, Mrs, Arena MISS (iAHKIKI,. Jacksonville, 111.—Miss Nancy Gabriel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gabriel, Rt. 2, Alton, has been elected vice president of the junior class at Mat-Murray for the year 3954-55. Miss Gabriel is a sophomore at MacMurray College this year, and is majoring in home economics. MISS (JAM.UiOS. Mr. and Mrs. Albert <',;tllif;os ot 3310 MayficUl A\c., are announcing the engagement and approaching marriage of ihcir eldest daughter, Carol, to Richard McHutlon, son o[ Vincent McHalton, (i-M Sheppiird Avc. Miss Galligos is a senior at Marquetle High School and \\ill be graduated June 4. ' Mr. McHalton attended Alton High School and is employed at Laclede Sled Co. An early summer weihlmg is planned by the couple. Circle With Mr*. Ixnvli We.sle.vjin Curio of Kirs' Methodist Church was cniei- lainpd Tuesday jiiglil by Mrs. J. A. Lewis, Mrs. lx-o H. Woods and Miss Bmlie Ruodin at the home of Mrs. Lewis, 8l'5 Washington Avc. Officers wero elected, and plans were ni;ule to attend a district meeting at St. Paul's Methodist Church. East St. Louis, Sunday, May 2, at 2:15 o'clock. After a business session the hostesses served lunch. Officers elected arc: Mrs. Pearl Thornton, prcsie. nt; Mrs. Harrison March, vice- president; Mrs. Lewis, m-re. <ary; Miss Edna Lymi, u-ea. lurar, and Miss Lin y M. .lories, MR. AND MRS. EUGENE BENTON were married April 17 in Cottage Hills Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Maurice Burgund official ing. Mrs. Benton is the former Mrs Dessic Webb.—Davis photo. MISS VKIUIIW. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Verdun, 401 Tlplon Ave., Wood River, ore announcing the engagement and approaching marriage of Ihcir youngest, fl u u g h t o r, Klaine, to James M. Ruylc, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Ruylc, 2045 Orchard Blvd. The prospective bride, graduate of Knsl: Alton-Wood River Community High School, is cmj- ploycd ns secretary by the Henry Pratt Construction Co., Wood River power plant. Mr. Ruylo n I tended Alton High School nntl served in the United Stales Marine Corps, during the Korean campaign, lie Is employed by bis father, head of the Ben Ruyle Radio & Television Repair. A Into summer wedding is planned. IMiidlMon-Tiiylor Wedding In .lernpyvllln Herbert Mmlison and Miss Marjorio Taylor of Jerseyvillo were married Wednesday by Justice of the Peace Arthur Thatcher nt his office in Jer- scyville Wednesday. The bride is a dmighler of Mr. and Mrs. William F. Tiiy- lor of Jcrspyville. Mr. Madison, who is employed as a carpenter, is a son of the late Mr. and Mrs, John Madison of the Gilcad vicinity. A polios Slirlnc Honor Clmrter Me inherit Apollos Shrine, While Shrine of Jerusalem, had a slated meeting Wednesday night, and charier members were guests of honor. On tho fourth Wednesday in May the Shrine will honor mothers. Mrs. Kduard Laird, recently installed as worthy high priestess, presided. Mrs. James Nickell and Leo Hixiper, immediate pas! heads of Apollos Shrine, were formally received inlo the Past Officers Circle. Mrs. William Ladcmlorff was in charge. Kolroshmonls \\ere served in the dining room, and the May Day theme predominated in the decorative scheme. MISS I'AHSKU,, Miss Marilyn Parscll will become the bride of Robert L. Montgomery of St. Louis, in an evening wedding on May 23. The ceremony will take place at 7 o'clock in the First Presbyterian Church, Jerseyville, •' Miss Parsell is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank S. Pai ; .sell of Jerseyville. Scouting Camp Periods Listed Day Camp, '1'oinwaioim Open lo Area Girls Folders have been mailed to fJIrl Scouts of the area listing periods for the Day Camp to be held (his yenr on the Monlicello College Campus, and Ihe Kslab- Jl.shed Cnmp nt Polnwatoml in Marquetle State Park. Camps are not limited to r;irl Scouts, but open to all girls in the community. Registration for both camps will be accepted by mail at the Girl Seoul office aflor May 10. The periods for the Day Cnmp fit Mnnliccllo College campus are ns follows: Session 1, June Id-lS. Session 2, June 21-25. Session 3, June 28-,Iuly 2. Day camp will include camp- Ing by the day In a wooded area on Ihe campus from lO-.'l. Girls will participate in hikes,' craft work, nature study, flng ceremonies, singing, games, and cooking outs. The Kstablishcrl Camp periods are as follows: Session 1, June 2(1-26. Session 2, June 27-Jttly .1. Session .'), July 4-10. Session 4, July 11-17. Slnff for bolh cramps nro now being completed and anyone interested in helping nt either camp should notify Ibe C.irl Scout office. Girls are urged lo register soon after May 10 to be sure of obtaining tho week they wish. Students Present Annual Program Latin students of West Junior High School presented their annual program nt the student assembly Wednesday afternoon. Kffie Grnmelos, president of the Lntin Club, presided. Marian McAdams explained llie burial and funeral customs* of the ancient Romans. After the explanation 30 students in costume formed a funeral procession with Ihe trumpeters, musicians, bearers of the symbols of rank and death masks, tho totvhltearers, the deceased on his hior, tho members of his family, and the hired mourners. Another section of the program was a dining room scene in which Carol Dallon read a paper on Roman food and rating habits. Mary Rondos nnd Donna Rosenberg discussed various types of clothing for bolh men and women. A group of students modeled the correct styles—Ihe palla, stola, toga, nnd tunic.n. • All Ihe costumes, and properties, which included weapons, shields, torches, death masks, helmets, shoes, .jewelry, and clothing, were made by the students. There are Tifi first year Ijilin pupils in the ninth grade at West Junior, as well as two classes of seventh and eighth grade students. Personal Notes Mrs. II. L Wilkf-n of Orange, Calif., loft this morning fo ro- turn horn". Mrs. Wilkon his horn a guest at tho home of h«>r brolhfr-in-law and nist^r. Mr. nnd Mrs. W. O. Frederick* of Linden Avr., arid has visitor! with other relative an/1 Joseph r;. Bonaforfp, I;SAF has been promoted from raptnin to major. Major Bonaforlr- is asKignod to the Aeronautical Chart 'and Information Center nf the Air Force in St. Louis. He returned in February from Korea whore he served for two years. Major Bonafede, his wife and children, .Tolync, Linda and Robert, reside at 5445 I/iughbor- ot/gh Ave., St. Louis. He is tho son of Mr. and Mrs. August Mr. and Mrs. Robert MacJn- ».vn? of Wilmington, Calif., formerly of the Terrace in Roxana, nro announcing tho birlh of n daughter. Sue, on April 1fi, *t 3 a.m., in I>ong Bear-h Ho.spil/il, I/mg Beach, Calif. The babe, the couple's first child, weighed right, pounds. Mrs. Maclnlyre is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. K. A. Weber of Alton, and is the former Miss Betty Wober, Mrs. Edward Laird, worthy high priestess, Mrs. George Kllsporman and Mrs. James Nickel] of Apollos Shrine are lonving Sunday for Chicago whore they will spend a week nnrl attend supreme sessions of the While Shrine of Jerusalem. Mr. nnd Mrs. C. R. Woodbury of \A. Orange Park, III., will firrivp Fridny lo visit Mr. and Mrs. Kdmunrl Miller Morrissoy and family of Altarnont place, c.odfroy. They are onr6uto homo from Florida whore they spent. a month. Mrs. Morrissey is Mr. and Mrs. Woodbury's daughter. Births Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Bow- mnn of 2110 Holman St., have received word of the birth April n at 12::iO a.m., in Herrick Hospital, Berkeley, Calif., of a son lo Mrs. Willinm Doe Rose. Mrs. Rose, the former Nancy Bangs of Berkeley, is the widow of Cnpt. William n. Rose, who lost his life in a plane crash, Jane 2/1, in Rome, Italy. Capt. Rose was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Bnwmnn. Tho baby, tho first child of Ihe Roses, hns been named William Dixon II. Mr. and Mrs. Kberl Grives of 409 Washington Ave., East Alton, have chosen the name of Jeffrey Lynn for n son, born Wednesday nt Alton Memorial Hospital. The baby, their second child, weighed eight: pounds, five ounces at birlh nl 10:24 p.m. Their other child, Deborah Jean, will be 2 years old Mny r>. A son, their second child, was born at 1:31 a.m. today in Alton Memorial Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Kgon Kuhn of 2613 Bost- wiek St. The baby, their second child and son, weighs seven pounds, four ounces. Their other son, Robert Alan, will be 3 years old in May. The name of Gail Irene has been chosen by Mr. nnd Mrs. Eugene Laughlin of 405 Condit St., for their first 'child. The baby, weighing six pounds and nine ounces, was born at 8:35 a.m. today In Alton Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Laughlin was before her marriage, Miss Hazel Schroepfer. Mr. nnd Mrs. Rryee P. Savage of Cottage Hills, arc announcing tho birth of a son at 7:13 p.m. Wednesday in Wood River Township HospUal. Announcement is being made by Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Wright of the birth of a daughter Wednesday at 5:19 p.m. in St. Joseph's Hospital. The Infant weighed four pounds and 14 ounces. Born al 3:45 a.m. lodny in St. Joseph's Hospital was a seven pound and eight ounce son to Mr. nnd Mrs. Charles Davis of 209 Pleasant St., Jerseyvillo. Move to Another Room When the men want to watch a fight on television and the women would-rat her be enjoying "woman talk," the hostess can suggest that tho women move to another room. That way everyone will be happy, nnd the fighting will be confined to the television screen. VFW Auxiliary ,1308,0 fficcrs Installed in Sunday Ceremony Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Alton Chapter, L'iOS, installed officers Sunday afternoon al the Veterans Memorial ("enter, 150.1 Wrsl Delmar Avo. Mrs. Lloyd Martin, past president of the auxiliary, was installing president, Mrs. Vincent Guecione was installing conductress, Mrs. Jett Abel, Granite City, was installing musician, 'and members of tho Granite City 'auxiliary assisted at the cere- ' monial. Members of* auxiliaries from Granite City, Jerseyville, Col- TlirWU'tle* With ftlni. Carrigan : Mrs. Howard Carrigan, 508 St. Louis Ave., East Alton, was- Wednesday night and bunco was played. Refreshments were served "• after prizes were awarded to Mrs. Emit Grow, Mrs. Jack Cnrrigun, Mrs. Jack Fields and Mrs. Virgil Scott. Jn two weeks Mrs. Grow will •""entertain the club at her home .on ib" old Bethalto road. Wood linsville and Wood River, and Miss Charline Telkamp, president-elect of the Alton Junior Girl's Auxiliary were guests. Mrs. Leo UCIHV.O is retiring president, and new officers installed are Mrs. William Petersen, president; Mrs. C. C. Cousins, senior vice president: Mrs. Charley Cox, junior vice president; Mrs. Anna Short, secretary; Mrs. Neil Gray, treasurer: Mrs. Lilah Petersen, chaplain; Mrs. Joseph Schaller, conductress; Mrs. Ruth Valin, guard; Mrs. Samuel Hargjss. Mrs. Leo Bencze and Mrs. Ella Shumway, trustees; Mrs. Paul Whetzel Sr., flag-bearer; Mrs. Cecil Hargiss, banner bearer; Mrs. Lola Frieman, Mrs. Charlotte Borders, Mrs. Ella Shumway and Mrs. I-wuis Bubs, color bearers; Mrs. Samuel Hargiss, patriotic instructor; Mrs. Julia Jones, historian; and Mrs. Bertha McPher- MRS. FLOYD BLASKE RETURNS TO THE DRESSING ROOM after modeling a summpr frock and matching umbrella during the fashion show presented in the Fairmount garden of Mr. and Mr.s. B. K. Bassett ai a feature of the Young Women's Christian Association house and garden tour Wednesday. Mrs. Sidney M. Drake (back to camera) is shown approaching the stpps leading to the garden where fashions were shown to guests seated in a large semi-circle.-—Staff photo. Women Take 'Holidny 9 For Garden Tour Sevornl hundred women from the Alton area claimed Wednesday ns a "holiday," and spent many hours visiting homes and Burdens in Alton and vicinity ns Ruesls of the Young Women's Christian Association. Proceeds from the successful garden lour will be for the benefit of the YWCA's World Fellowship Fund. Mrs. James B. Adams w,-is garden tour chairman. In connection with Ihe tour of gardens and homes a style .show was held in the spacious garden of the home of Mr. and Mrs. B. K. Bassett in Fail-mount. One group witnessed n performance at 1 and another at 3 o'clock, with guests being seated in a semi-circle. The gardens and homes were open from 10 a.m. to G p.m. Commentator for the style show was Mrs. Robert E. Spaulding, manager of Lylton's worn-" en's department, and Ihe clothes modeled were from Lylton's. In planning the show tho promoters took into consideration the older matron as well as Hie younger woman, and n wide choice of frocks and accessories were modeled and admired. Tho program closed with a wedding scene, depicting n bride (Mrs. Willinm Bergfeld Jr.), in a Chantilly gown, and her bridesmaids. (Mrs. Dale A. Wickenhaliser and Miss Helen Rousseau) in frocks of maize and aqua. BRIDAL PARTY COSTUMES WERE MODELED by a recent bride, Mrs. Wil, Ham B. Bergfeld Jr., the former Miss Claire Gallaway, at left a prospective bride, Miss Helen Rousseau, and at right, Mrs. Dale Wickcnhauser. In the background Mrs. Robert Spaiilding, manager of Lytton's Women's department, who furnished the clothes, is at the microphone, and seated are Mrs.»H. M. Williams, co-chairman of the fashion show, and Mrs. James Adams, chairman of the garden tour. Lutheran Lay men To Meet Sunday » The twentieth annual convention of Ihe Southern Illinois district, Lutheran Laymen's league, will be held Sunday, May 2, in Ihe Mnseoutah Community'High School al: Mascoutah. The business session will begin at 2 p.m. (CST). The Rev. William Goerss of Mascoutah will conduct the opening devotion after which the session will be called to order by Ihe district president, Wilmer F. Bultmann of Litchfield. Addressing the afternoon gathering will bo Elmer Kraerner, publicity director of the national Lutheran laymen's League. Tho southern Illinois district is composed of 3,000 members from .'!5 southern Illinois counties, and is affiliated with the National Lutheran Laymen's League. A fellowship banquet will be served at f> o'clock, and toast- maslor will be Edgar Fritz ot Alton, international president of Walthor League, youth orgnni- zation of the Lutheran church, Missouri synod. VFW Junior Girls To Seat Officers Officers-elect of the Junior Girls organization of Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, 1308, will bo installed Sunday, May 23. nt the VFW Center. Wood River Unit group will have charge of the installation, and department youth chairman, Miss Pearl Dildine of Wood River, will be installing officer. Miss Sharane Baker is past president. ' Incoming elective officers are: •Charlone . Telkamp, president; Haroldlyii Alexander, first vice- president ; Mary Borders, second vice-president; Barbara Whetzel, treasurer; Sharene Bake*, chaplain; Shirley Mitchell, conductress; Joan Whetzel, patriotic instructor; and C,aro} Shewmaker, guard. Sandra Lovvder has been appointed secretary, and Flojean Heard, and Priscilla Peterson, first and second color-bearer, respectively. Piasa Binff4-H Club Meeting Wednesday. Piasa Bluff 4-H Club held an annual meeting last night at the home of Miss Donna Kay Georgevits, Rt. 2, Godfrey. Miss Virginia Adnnis, president, presided during the business meeting during which plans were made for two "work days" and for talks and demonstrations at the next meeting. ' After the business session a recreational hour was held with Miss Becky Maupin as leader. Miss Patricia Ann Stiritz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Robert Stiritz, will he hostess to the May 12 meellng of the club. Miss Palsy Stirit/. is club reporter, and Mrs. Edward Huffman is leader. 25-Ceni Haircut Only Memory in Town Now SMYRNA. N. Y. fl>—The 25-ccnl haircut, until Wednesday an institution in this central New York village, was only a memory today. Barber John Widger, who offered the bargain price, retired Wednesday night after a half century in the business. Never Keep a Lady Waiting • When a girl invites your young sou'to a dance, he sure that he lets her know right away whether or not he can go. It isn't, training him hi good manners to let him put her off with, "I'll let you know, later," figuring that i he can always tell her "Yes" or "No" at the-last min- ute. Tell him a gentleman never keeps a lady waiting, not even for an answer to an Invitation to a dance. Forty Dublin men and women cyclists who have motorized their "push wheels" have formed a "Magic Wheel Club" and plan trips throughout Ireland. Some 75 jackaj clubs in South Africa's Transvaal are training hounds to tackle the jackal men- I "IF you hov« I a wmtiiog machimj ./ you Mill n»*d • j ^ laundry | \ Ltt ui do your hard- to-do «he«U, Ubl«- clothi, plllowiUpt, ihirU ... for juit • few omte each. 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