Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on May 3, 1954 · Page 10
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 10

Alton, Illinois
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Monday, May 3, 1954
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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH MONDAY, MAY 3> 1954 Announcements of Births MR. AND MRS. JACK D. LASHLEY (Leuck'i Photo) Mia* Elizabeth Larmn To Wed Next Sunday The Rev. and Mrs. Robert E. Larson of Greeley, Colo., announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Ann, to A 1 C. Donald Keith McKinney, son of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil C. McKinney, 2421 Main St. The wedding will take place Sunday afternoon, May 9, at 4 o'clock in the Upper Alton Baptist Church. The bride's father will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Robert J. Cochran, pastor of the church. Miss Larson attended Shurtleff College and will graduate in September from the school of nursing at Alton Memorial Hospital. Airman McKinney was a junior at Shurtleff College when he enlisted in the Air Force. He is stationed at Smoky Hill Air Force Base, Salina, Kan. After September the couple plan to reside in Salina. Zetas' Mother-Daughter • > • Tea Sunday Phi chapter of Zeta Beta Psi Sorority had a mother-daughter tea Sunday at the home of the Misses Threde and Thrude Saylor, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. David L. Saylor, in Fairmount, and many guests'were in attendance. Refreshments were served from a table, centered with a large arrangement of spring flowers, in the dining room. The guests called .between 2 and 4 o'clock. Jay Barrett Honored On Sixth Birthday Jay Barrett, 6, was guest of honor at a birthday party given Saturday by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John J. Barrett, at the family home, 207 West Elm St. Twenty-four guests were in attendance, and Danny Rain, Johnnie Rain, Richard Sebold, Dicky Aulabaugh, Matt McCaskill, Michael Redd, Monica Schulz, Gail Ann Ohley, Pamela Ferguson, Margie Ann Hoskins and Janet Hamer excelled at games played and were awarded prizes. The Misses Patricia Cornell and Kay Murphy assisted Mrs. Barrett in serving refreshments. Among favors received by the tots were party hats. Small Jay was the happy recipient of many birthday gifts. Mlsi Judith Dooley Hostess to Party A party was given Friday evening by Miss Judith Dooley at her home on State street, honoring Miss Karen Norris, who is moving with her family to Gerald, Mo. Guests included classmates of Karen at St. Ambrose School who presented her with gifts. Present were the Misses Linda Ann Harris, Sally Palen, Barbara Wille, Sharon Price, Sandy Swan, Mary Kay Cooper, Bonny Lou Brady, Bertha Ulrich, and Mary Ann Kirsch. Refreshments were served at the close of the evening. Lashley-Solterinan Wedding Sunday Miss JoAnn S o J t e r m a n, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Waiter Solterman Jr., 318 Picker St., Wood River, and Jack D. Lashley, son of Mrs. Curtis Laghley, 309 Lorena Ave.. Wood 'R}v,er, and the late Mr. Lash, ley, were married in the presence pf tbj immediate families at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon in the Rosewood Heights Bap. tist Church. Th» Rev. Alf Anderson officiated at the double ring ceremony,, and the couple had as their Miss Pauline Hungata and QeraM Edgar. Following the ceremony a dinner was served at Skaggs Steak House to the bridal party •ad UwfirailiM ot y MR. AND MRS. ROBERT CASON were married Saturday morning in Our Lady Queen of Peace Church with the Rev. Thomas Manning officiating. Mrs. Cason is the former Miss Betty Percy.— Photo by Ralph Gravemann. MISS HERSHEY. . Mr. and Mrs. Carl Gorham Hershey of 444 Bluff St., are announcing the engagement and approaching; marriage of their only daughter, Marilyn Ryder, to Eugene Chesson Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene' Chesson of' Durham, N. C. The wedding will take place in August. . The bride-to-be is a graduate of Alton Senior High School and the University of Illinois, where she received a bachelor of science degree in journalism, with a major in advertising. At the university she was elected to Theta Sigma Phi and Kappa Tau Alpha, scholastic honor- aries in the field of journalism. Her social sorority is Delta Delta Delta. Miss Hershey is a member of the board of deacons and the •student council of the McKinley Memorial Presbyterian Church and Foundation on the University campus. Last summer she toured Europe and attended 'an ecumenical work camp in •'Austria, sponsored by the World Council of Churches. : ' Upon her' return ' from Eu• rope, she became a staff. member of the radio-television department of Grubb & Petersen Advertising Agency in Champaign. She is responsible for writing and producing several weekly television programs, and appears frequently on WCIA, the Champaign station. Mr. Chesson received his bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from Duke University, Durham. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi and Omicron Delta Kappa. After graduation in 1950 he served as a lieutenant (jg) with the United States Navy Civil Engineer Corps, and was released to inactive duty in May, 1953. In "September, 1953, Mr. Chesson became a staff member of the University of Illinois, where he is working toward a master's degree in civil engineering. ,He 4 is an active member of Wesley Foundation, center for Methodist students on the University campus. The wedding will be held in the Fra2ier Memorial Chapel at McKinley Foundation, Chant- palgn. Dr. James R. Hine and the Rev. Harry D. Johns, friends of the bride-to-be, will officiate. MUi Dorothy Loch Guest at Luncheon Miss Flo Gradl was hostess to 16 guests at a 1 o'clock luncheon and miscellaneous shower Saturday in the club rooms at the Young Women's Christian Association in honor her niece, Miss Dorothy who will become the J$hn R. Kistnw of ft Louis, Saturday, May in, St Mary's , tells #nd umbrellas gust's p^e. ms Played and WfW fteeiVBd fcy Mr*, MWfl, MiM H*lcn Cop*, HufeftTi Pratte, Mies W Wd MM Late Sunday night Mr. and Mrs. Lashley departed on a trip to Florida. Mrs. Lashiey is employed in the classified department of Alton Evening Telegraph. Mr. Lashley was recently separated from the U. S. Air Force after serving in Japan for 18 months. Mr. and Mrs. Lashley are graduates of East Alton-Wood River High School. MISS MACKEY. .* The wedding of Miss Gail Mackey and Raymond L..Warren of Wichita Falls, Tex., son ofi Mrs. Georgia Sullivan of Oakland, Calif., will take place Sunday, June 6, 3:30 o'clock, in Lamar Baptist Church, Wichita Falls, with the pastor, Dr. W. B. Billingsley officiating. The couple will be at- ' tended by a large bridal party. Miss Mackey is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold E. Mackey of Wichita Falls, formerly of Alton, and accompanied her parents when they moved south several years ago. She is a graduate of Wichita Falls High School, 1953, and is employed by the Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. While a student in high school Miss Mackey affiliated with the Girls' Club, and holds membership in Lambda Phi Sigma Phi Sorority of the .Lamar church. Mr. Warren is a graduate of Amarillo (Tex.) High School, and is employed by the Bradford . Supply Co. of Wichita Falls. He served in the United States Army for three years. The couple will reside in Wichita Falls. Miss Joyce Turner Feted at Parties Miss Joyce Turner, who, on May 15 will become the bride of Fred H. Tickner Jr., was feted at parties during the week-end, one given Sunday afternoon by her sisters, Miss Charlene Turner and Miss Eu-v gene Wadlow of St. Louis, and another given Saturday afternoon by Mrs. Billie Bergner of Belleville, Mrs. Joanne Montrie and Miss Dorothy Williams of St. Louis, at the home of Miss Nita Willie in Belleville. Sunday afternoon's party was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Turner, Bartlett lane, Godfrey, Joyce and Charlene Turner and Mrs. Wad* low are daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Turner. Fifteen relatives, and friends were present at the party ar» ranged as a surprise. After prizes for excelling in games were awarded to Mrs. Tickner and Mrs. W. W. Wilson, refreshments were served. Mrs. Turner assisted her daughters In serving. Gifts" of a miscellaneous nature were presented to the prospective bride, and the dining room was decorated with white wedding bells and streamers, and table appointments were in yellow and lav- endere. Mrs. Harry Johnson, Mrs. Earl Schmidt, Mrs. Fred Tickner Sr., Alton; Mrs. Kelly Turner and Miss Charlene Turner of Godfrey, were among those attending Saturday's party. Gifts of a personal nature were received by the bride- elect, and prizes awarded to Mrs. Johnson, Miss Charlene Turner and Mrs. Eugene Wadlow of St. Louis. Sol-optimist* Spring Dance at Stratford A large number of couples attended the Soroptimists spring dance Saturday night at Hotel Stratford. Jerry Gotler and his band - provided music from 9 to 1 o'clock. The dancing party was held in the Riviera and Alton rooms around which tables were arranged cafe style. An apple blossom covered arch marked the entrance to. the Riviera Room,, and a pink trellis covered with apple blossoms was used as a backdrop for the orchestra. Spring flowers centered each of the tables, and blue flowers were presented the women, and yellow to the men as favors. Mrs. W. E. Hannold, Mrs. • Robert E. Henderson, Mrs. Clement Halp'in, Mrs. William Blakely and Miss Frances Hellrung were in charge of the ' dance. During intermission, the Misses Harriet Renken and Judy Allen from the Alton School of Dance entertained with exhlBftioirdances. BPWC Board Meeting At the YWCA Tuesday Board of Alton Business and Professional Women's Club will meet Tuesday night, 7:45 o'clock^ at the Young Women's Christian Association. Je(f«r»on Club to MeefWedneiday . Jefferson Community Club will meet at Jefferson School at 8 o'clock Wednesday night. Saran Wetntein, Honored at Party Miss Sarah W^tstein, fiancee of Harry L. Kortkamp Jr., was guest of honor at a kitchen shower- given Friday night by Mrs. John Fiuck Jr., 801 Alby St. Mrs. Fiuck was assisted in entertaining by her mother, Mrs, Harry Kortkamp Sr. Rob-your-neighbor provided entertainment during the evening, and those receiving prizes were Mrs. James fYazier, Mrs. Robert Bingham, Miss Wetstein, Miss Shirley Markham and Mrs. Joseph Markham. ' Gifts for use in the kitchen of her new home were presented to the bride-elect. Mist Wetstein and Mr. Kortkamp will be married on June 12. ., Refreshments were served at a late hour, and Mrs. FlucH and Mrs, Kortkamp were assisted by Mrs, Warren Bolter. man j[r,, a sister of Mrs, F CARPETING • Room Sin 01 Wallto Wall t All Pottfrni, W*4Vff and Colon t R0i»m Smooth f4«f Imtallotion t Fne Eitiwot* and Operator 5f rvie« t Quality Carprtuia. — Icwwuy Frkti m GIBSON FURNITURE CO. 417 B. Broadway m^n* 3-i OPEN AN EASY TAYMENT ACCOUNT S. Sgt. and Mrs. Charles E. Scarberry of 105 Market St., Hartford, are announcing the hirth of their first child, a oViugh- ter at 2:07 a.m. Saturday in Wood River Township Hospital weighing seven pounds and five ounces, and has been given the name of Ruth Louise. Mrs. Roar- berry is the former Miss Ruth Morris, daughter of Mr. and Chs. Charles Morris of the same address. Sgt. Srarherry is stationed at Scott Air Force Base, Belleville. Mr. and Mrs. Homer T. Mellenthin of 605 Stowell St.. are announcing the birth of their seventh rhilrl and third son at 3:43 a.m. Saturday in Wood River Township Hospital weighing seven pounds arid 15 ounces, aM has been .named Michael Allen. A daughter, weighing six pounds and six ounces, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Roy T. Tucker, Humbert road, at 4:35 p.m. Saturday in Wood River Township Hospital. They have a son, John Thomas, 8. Mr. and Mrs. Emile R. Rav- mon of East Alton, are parenis of a son horn at 2:54 p.m. Sunday in Wood River Township Hospital. The name of Loretta Sue has been chosen by Mr, and Mrs. Robert Strange, 3724 Berkeley Ave., for a daughter, born at 3:13 a.m. Sunday in Alton Memorial Hospital. The baby, a second child and daughter, weighs six pounds, 11 ounces. Their othelr daughter, Shirley Sue, is 7 years old. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Batson'of 1513 Main St., are parents of a son, their third child. The baby, weighing six pounds, six ounces, was born at 6:48 p.m. Saturday in Alton Memorial Hospital. Oth- er children are Linda, 11, and Stephen, 7. Their third child and daughter was horn at 12:51 p.m. Sunday in Alton Memorial Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Shaw of 2520 Yager St. The haby weighs seven pounds and five ounces. Their other daughters are Veda Mae. 16, and Donna Marie, 6. Mr. and Mrs. Dtiane Hayes of Grafton are parents of a daughter born at 2:19 a.m. Sunday in St. Joseph's Hospital. The baby weighs six pounds. A son, their second child was horn at 6:16 a.m. today in Christian Hospital, St. Louis, to Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Ketehum, 1345 San Francois Ave, Florissant, Mo. The b?hy weighed six pounds, seven ounces, and the couple's elder child is Charles 4. Mrs. Kefchum is the former Jane Austin of Grafton. Michael Allen has been selected by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Roberts as the name of their sixth child, born at 2:33 a.m. Sunday in St. Joseph's Hospital. Residents of 600 Forest St., the Roberts' other children are Gary 9, Elaine 4, Robin 3, and twins, Keith and Kevin, 18 months. Born at 12:03 a.m. Sunday in St. Joseph's Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Edman Taylor of 2724 Vievvland Ave., was a six pounds and 12 ounce son. A third daughter, which they have named Michelle Renee was born at 7:59 p.m. Saturday to Mr. nnd Mrs. James Sentenne of, 301 Hollywood Ave. The infant weighed six pounds, and is a sister to Jeannine 7, and Jac- quclyn 5. B F?J NE 1 SS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S CLUB OP ALTON had an annual May breakfast Sunday at the Young Women's Christian Association. Seated at the head table are, from the left, Mrs. Pearl Thornton, Miss Alma Kramer, Miss Cora Lofton, Jerseyville, Miss Dorothy Paddock, Miss Dorothy Fink, Edwardsville, Mrs. Edwin M. Leamon, recently re-elected president, Mrs. George R. Knight " Miss Mary Sidwell.—Staff photo. Mr.,and Mrs. George Jackson of 1313 Hamilton St., have announced the bjrth of a seven pound and four ounce daughter, Saturday at 10:25 p.m. Personal Notes Mr. and Mrs. Weir Brown and children left Sunday for the east, after a visit with Mr. Brown's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gilson Brown of Euclid place, and on May 20 are sailing for their home in Bonn, Germany. Before sailing the family will visit in Washington and New York. Mrs. William J. Luer docked in California today after a four months' tour of the South Pacific. Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Harrigan of 904 Twenty-fifth St., Granite City, observed their 50th wedding anniversary last Tuesday at the Shamrock Rest Home, Pine Lawn, Mo., where Mr. Harrigan, is a pat|ent. They were married in Jerseyville, and moved to Granite City 38'year's ago. For over a long period Mr. Harrigan was a toll collector at McKinley bridge. Members of the Alton Junior Chamber of Commerce and their wives attending the Illinois Jaycees State Convention held at the Hotel Wolford in Danville, April 30 and May 1 and 2 were Mr. and Mrs. Irving Wiseman, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Katelinek, Mr. and Mrs, Ernest Benecke, Mr. and Mrs. Robert McCarroll, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Glazebrook, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Campbell, and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Luken. Al Johnpeter attended Saturday's sessions returning to Alton Saturday night. Mrs. M. W. Swaim of the Jerseyville road, Mrs. Robert Brueckmann and children, Car• la and Bill, and Carolyn Swaim returned Sunday from Florida. Mrs. Brueckmann, who resides on the Jerseyville road, daughter, and Carla, Bill and Carolyn, grandchildren of Mrs. Swaim, flew to Florida three weeks ago, and returned home by automo-' bile with Mrs. Swaim, who has been in Fort Lauderdale the past two months. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Ulvang spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. J. Ellis Mann, 935 Main St., and Mr. and Mrs. James Mann of St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Ulvang, parents of Mrs. James'Mann, were enroute to their home in Duluth,, Minn., from Key West, Fla., where they spent the winter. Mrs. Fred Kranz has returned to East Alton from Sun Valley, Calif., where she visited her daughters, Mrs. Bernard Servais and Mrs. Frank Hagen. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Schaefer and son, Bobby, of 2819 Brown St., spent the week-end in Champaign with their daughter and sister, Miss Carol Schaefer, a sophomore at the University of Illinois, and attended a Shi-Ai Sing in the U. of I. auditorium Friday night. Miss Schaefer was general chairman of arrangements and served as master ot ceremonies at the Sing. She recently affiliated with Torch, and is active in the organization. During the week-end University of Illinois had a pre-observance of Mother's Day. Mrs. Eugene Buckshot, president of the local chapter of the American War Dads Auxiliary, and Mrs. Harrison March have returned from Kansas City where they spent the week-end attending a National American War Dads and Auxiliary Council meeting. Mrs. March is national chaplain and vice president of the Illinois Auxiliary. Jdhn A. Kieselhorst is spending two weeks with his mother Mrs. F. A. Kieselhorst. He has just completed shoe repair training in Decatur. Kieselhorst will accept a position with the Chicago Public Shoe Service Corp., later in the month. Dr. and Mrs. A. Don Stocker, 1201^ State St., returned Saturday from Hattiesburg, Miss., where they had spent the past two/weeks with their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Stocker and daughter, Jennifer. Dr. and Mrs. A. Don Stocker made the trip by automobile. Elbert C. Page of Fort Worth, Tex., spent Sunday with Alton relatives. He was enroute to Dayton, 0. Dish . washing time will be lightened if your make a habit of rinsing and stacking mixing bowls and other preparation items as soon as you are finished with them. ' ; NEW MEMBERS OF THE ALTON BPWC were guests of honor at Sunday's breakfast. Standing, from the left are, Miss Etta Starkey, Mrs. Carl P. Davis Mrs. Michel Rprnov and Mrs. Marie Glover. Seated from the left, Mrs. Lucy B Luken, Miss Ehse Kohlmann, Mrs. Milo ^. Wells, Miss Carrie Waggoner, Miss Lois McFarland, Miss Irene Heil and Mrs. Jesse A. Lewis—Staft photo, story on Pag« n. Alliance Luncheon Meeting Wednesday Anna D. Sparks Alliance of First Unitarian Church will have a luncheon and meeHng Wednesday, 12:30 o'clock, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W. Wright, 1129 Warren St. F AST— DEPENDABLE Auxiliary to Close Members Drive Quarterly Meeting Held At St. Joseph's St. Joseph's Hospital Women's Auxiliary will bring a membership drive to a close this week, and plans are being completed for a party for team captains and new members. Mrs. Douglas J. Knowles is membership drive chairman. Quarterly meeting, with Mrs. J. E. McLaughlin presiding, was held Friday. Service pins were presented to Mrs. William L. Narup and Mrs. Edward Ruhe in recognition of 100 hours of service to the hospital. The presentation was made by Sister Mar^ Joseph in the absence of Sister Helen, administrator. Report of the baby alumni showed 835 babies registered. Miss Nell Howeir-and Mrs. J. L. Jehle are making plans for an annual party for the alumni May 12. Sister Mary Lavvrlhce of Mar- iliac Seminary, St.; Louis, social worker, addressed the group. • Mrs. William V." Stork and Miss Faye Joerger are representing the, auxiliary at a Tri- State convention. being , t held. at the Palmer House, Chicago. The convention'opened today, and will continue through Wednesday. Police Ketchup SP RIN G FI E L D, Mo., &Sheepishly,'the teen-age youngster wiped the ketchup off his arm and the police let him and his companion off with a warn-1 ing. The youngster 'had daubed the ketchup on his arm and then hidden in an automobile trunk with the gory arm danglirig. His accomplice drove around town. Citizens called the cops. • ^Portugal's railway company will sell $17,850,000 bonds, largely for electrification. Red Cross Tea Set for May 4 In Wood River The volunteer women of the various services of the Alton- Wood River Chapter of American Red Cross will be honored Tuesday afternoon at the annual recognition tea at the American Legion Hall, Wood River. All members of the local chapter have been invited to attend. Mrs. Orville M. Henry, chair-'' man of volunteer services, has announced that Mrs. Caruthers, field representative from the midwestern regional office, will address the guests. The tea is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. t)f special interest will be the advance showing of the new H- bomb motion picture. This new color film has been made available to the Red Cross for this program, and will again be available for public use beginning the week of May 16. The recognition tea will be climaxed by the annual presentation of service bars and insignia to the many women who give year around volunteer service to the Alton-Wood River Chapter. The local recognition ceremonies are planned to take place during International Red Cross Week May 2 to 8. E, Roland Harriman, chairman of the American Red, Cross, has urged that special recognition be given MayS; the birthdate of Henri Dunant, Swiss founder of the Louis Kohnap Holds Piano Auditions in Alton Louis Kohnap, pianist, paid a return visit to Alton the past two weekends, as adjudicator for auditions conducted under auspices of the National Piano Teachers' Guild among stu. dents of Upper Alton Studios, headed by Mrs. C. E. Pettengill. The previous week's were for students of Mrs. Austin Windsor. Mr. Kohnap's first visit here several years ago was as accompanist for cellist Ennio Bolonini, who appeared on the Alton .Community Concert As- 7 sociatiori's program. Kohnap also has been acting as accompanist more recently for another artist who appeared on the Community Concerts course—mezzo- soprano Jane Hobson. .He has been adjudicator in several other area cities for the National Piano Teachers Guild. He will fill a judging engagement in Webster Groves today, then return to his home in Chicago. Spaniel Is Top Dog The cocker spaniel is the most popular dog with British owners, the Kennel Club has learned in a dog popularity poll. Second comes the Alsatian and third the miniature poodle, which also wa§ the biggest earner among pedigree dogs exported — largely to America —. last year. Red Cross movement in 1864. t EFFICIENT f GUARANTEED AUo • JEWELRY REPAIRING Wt Civf ioflf Stan* 314 St. _ Qi|| M7»l GIVE HER A LOVELY, LONG- LASTING POTTED PUNT GLOXINIA ., ,,,,,,,.$4,00 HVDRANCIAS , ,$2.50 up ROSE RUSHES K . H50 ASSORTED ROXES $4 and H50 CHRYSANTHEMUMS .,.«.»i ,.«,00 AFRICAN VIOLETS 14 « ALSO GERANIUMS AND IEDDINC PUNTS, TRUCLEEN' DRY CLEANING you bright itf* ' Uonkft bftuty, lack oni light f nd •of 1 01 • br«nd KIW powtftrpuff. bik Muktt |R • Sift Rwnftlt tliitli |i| •t If litrn Out ; * Frtt ffcMfp •* Mvtry 723 f FIFTH ST. fk»*« 24»2 « )U63 DIALMT?

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