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Galesburg, Illinois
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Wednesday, September 18, 1963
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8 Galesburg Register-Moil, Gafesburg. HI. Wednesday, Sept. 18,1963 n ew... ior and about Wc omen Present Slate Flag <2)^/? W]oted Con&ltution H)a As part of the Rebecca flag, in the name of Rebecca Parke Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution observance of Constitution Day, Tuesday, the chapter presented a state flag to Judge Daniel Roberts. Mrs. C. A. Teagarden, regent, gave a short talk on the state flag, the design of which was made by the Rockford DAR chapter after a contest sponsored by Mrs. Ella Park Lawrence in 1914. Mrs. Teagarden presented the Miss Darlene Vogel, Bride tyjuptials Soiemnized in dlt icacjo Wedding vows of Miss Darlene Kay Vogel and Edward J. VanMeir Jr. of Sheffield were solemnized at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at St. John Brehauf's Church in Niles. Miss Vogel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Vogel, 449 Olive St.. was given in marriage by her father to the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward VanMeir of Sheffield. The double ring ceremony was read by Rev. James Crose. Guests were seated during the organ prelude by Kenneth Reese, Park Ridge, Steve Axelrod, Wilmington, 111., and Robert Adelizzi of Hanover Park. Gary VanMeir served as best man for his brother. The bride carried a cascade .bouquet of white roses encircling a white glamelia arranged with stephanotis and ivy as the floral accent for her classically plain silk organza wedding gown fashioned with scoop neckline and elbow length sleeves. The bell- shaped skirt had a deeply embroidered hemline. Her bouffant shoulder-length veil was caught to a headpiece of pearls in a flower pattern. Attendants Miss Vogel's attendants, Mrs. Elaine Anderson of Western Springs, matron of honor, and Mrs. Shelby Reese, Park Ridge, bridesmatron, wore olive green silk organza dresses with over- lace bodice and elbow length sleeves. Cummerbunds were fin- nished at the back waistline with ^overlapping ties which hung to the hemline. Each had matching pillbox hats and veils and carried cascades of long-stemmed yellow roses touched with ivy. The newlyweds were guests of honor at a reception in Hanover Park at 3:30 o'clock in the afternoon, at which serving honors were accorded Miss Patricia Jennings, Milwaukee, Wis., Miss The Meekers Note 68th Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Meeker of North Henderson are observing their 68th wedding anniversary today. There will be no celebration of the event as Mrs. Meeker is a patient in Mercer County Hospital in Aledo. The Meekers, who are the parents of four children, were married Sept. 18, 1895 in New Windsor and have always.lived in the North Henderson community. They have two daughters, Mrs. Ivan (Bernice) Koons, North Henderson and Mrs. Harold (Viola) Hall of Whittier, Calif., arid two sons, Floyd Meeker of Woodhull and William Meeker of North Henderson. There are two . grandchildren and six great­ grandchildren. Their children recall hearing them tell about their honeymoon. Following their early morning wedding, the bride packed a picnic lunch and the newlyweds drove a spirited pony team from New Windsor to Aledo where they attended the Mercer County Fair. Parke Chapter to Judge Roberts, who responded. Among guests attending were women from the Knoxville chapter, Mrs. John Clarke, regent, and her officers, Mrs. Maurice Bjorling, Mrs. Ralph Stone, Mrs. Richard Yetnm, Miss Miles and Mrs. A. Capps. Mrs. John Moreland introduced her sister, Mrs. S. H. Fiedler of Spencer, W. Va. Mrs, Ray Johnson, national defense chairman, read an article from the defense magazine, entitled "Red Spies Via Cuba." Mrs. L. R. WhiLsilt, Abingdon, sang "This is My Company." accompanied by Mrs. Bernadine Douglas, Avon. Presents Program Mrs. Wendell DeMoss, Bowcn, first division director, who presented the afternoon's program, was introduced by Mrs. Errol M. Clark, past regent. Mrs. DeMoss gave a skit entitled "The Summer of 1787," a story based on the building of the Constitution. She took the parts of two women who, with their husbands, attended the first Constitutional Convention held in Pennsylvania from May 14 to Sept. 15 of that year. The conversation of Mrs. Lydia McClurg and Mrs. Elizabeth Fitzsimmons revealed many interesting facts concerning what occured at the meetings attended by General Washington and other prominent men of the time. Benjamin Franklin announced his new invention, the mangle, to help women with their laundrying and which was received with doubts that it would ever become popular. The preamble, starting "We, the people," was written at this time and five hundred copies were made. Out of the 74 representatives invited to attend the conference, only 54 from 14 states arrived. Mrs. McClurg was quoted as saying "Not only was the weather very hot, but also the discussions." Mrs. Clark and Mrs. Teagarden were given serving honors at the tea table, centered with a bowl of fall flowers arranged by Mrs. Richard Larson. Hostesses for the afternoon were Mrs. E. W. Mureen and Mrs. Larson, co-chairman, assisted by Mrs. Verne Luvall, Mrs. Isabel Sutor, Mrs. A. D. Stivers and Mrs. Charles Hannam. Through the efforts of a Galesburg resident, Mrs. George Lawrence, state regent of the Daughters of the American Revolution from 1911 to 1914, a state flag of Illinois was authorized by law. As part of the Constitution Day observance of the Rebecca Parke Chapter of Galesburg the group presented a state flag to Judge parent A s^li From Alpha Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Van Meir Jr. (Miss Darlene Kay Vogel) PASSION PLAY September 29-30 TICKET INFORMATION CBU Qjr Writ* GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL 140 S. Friiri* 342-5161 Ruth Nicholason, Denver, Colo., Mrs. Kenneth Vogel, 1 St. Louis, Mo., Miss Mary Jane Gehring, Galesburg, and Miss Debbie Moore of Dayton, Ohio. Since their return from a four- day honeymoon at Mackinac Island, Mich., Mr. and Mrs. Van­ Meir are residing in an apartment at 1444 Carol, Park Ridge. The bride, a Galesburg High School graduate, received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from North Park College and Swedish Covenant Hospital School of Nursing and is employed at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. The bridegroom, who is a science teacher and basketball coach at Mount Prospect, received his master's degree in administrative education from Western Illinois University at Macomb and did post graduate work at the University of California. The Ross E. Dunleveys Honored at Open House The 40th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Ross E. Dunlevey of near Abingdon was celebrated with an open house Sunday at the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Fox, 1901 N. Broad St. The day also marked the occasion of the 17th anniversary of the host couple. The event was marked by the presence of over 175 family and friends; among whom were Mrs. Dunlevey's brother - in - law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Clark Mecum of Fort Collins, Colo.; Mr. Dunlevey's brother - in - law and youngest sister, Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Reich of Baltimore, M(}., and a sister, Mrs. L. O. Harris of Springfield. Also present were the maid of honor for the couple on Sept. 18, 1923,, Mrs. Paul Janes of Indus try, a cousin of Mrs. Dunlap. The best man, Edmond Allen of Spring Green, Wis. Other guests were from Earlham, Iowa, Mount Pleasant, Iowa, Hammond, Ind., Fort Collins, Colo., Jacksonville, Alexis, Gilson, Kirkwood, Oneida, Maquon, Altona, St. Augustine, Abingdon and Berwick. The table was appointed with a red cloth and an overlay of hand crocheted white cloth. The centerpiece was an arrangement of red carnations, white pompons and greenery, in tiers upon tiers of white milk glass, flanked by tall slim tapers set in milk glass holders, and set off with silver and milk glass accessories. Given Honors Serving honors were given Mrs. Harris, Mrs. Roy Lewis, a niece of the couple, Mrs. R. V. New- Rent Electric Carpet Shampooer FOR ONLY '1 Now you can rent the new Blue Lustre Electric Carpet Shampooer for only $1 per day with purchase of famous Blue Lustre Shampoo. Save big with this easy to use "do it yourself" equipment. You'll be amazed with the new look of your carpeting. Available at strom, sister of Mr. Dunlevey, Mrs. Clark Mecum,; and Mrs. Charles Mecum,-Mrs. Reich, Mrs. Cason Allen and Mrs. Janes. In charge of the guest book were the grandchildren of the honorees, Stephen, Susan and Jeffrey Fox. Others assisting were Mrs. K. M. Famulener, sister-in-law of Mrs. Dunlevey, Mrs. Lloyd Cutler, Mrs. James Wyncoop, Mrs. E. V. Swanson, Mrs. Elmer Anderson and Mrs. P. A. Johnson. Making a triple event for the day was the presentation of a decorated birthday cake to Mrs. Clark Mecum, baked and decorated by her niece, Mrs. Roy Lewis. Delegates Named for Fall Conclave Alpha Iota Alumnae had an indoor picnic Monday evening in the home of Mrs. E. R. Masters, 529 N. Kellogg St., with Mrs. Masters, Mrs. Margaret Struble and Miss Patricia Seaburg as the committee in charge Miss Lorraine Kling, president, conducted the evening business meeting when efficiency awards were discussed. Announcement was made of the fall conclave of Quad States Regional Association to be at the Bismarck Hotel in Chicago, Oct. 18, 19 and 20. Mrs. Masters was named as delegate to the conclave with Mrs. Struble as alternate. Following the business meeting officers for the coming year were installed. A picnic at Lake Storey is being planned for next meeting when the committee will be Mrs. Kenneth Mullenix, Miss Wilma Johnston, and Mrs. Holly Gutierrez. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Robertson of Alexis announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Patricia, to Frank Johnson, son of Mrs. Earl Johnson, Galesburg. Miss Robertson is employed at Alton Box Board Co., in Galesburg. • Mr. Johnson is employed as a draftsman at Amatek, Inc. in East Moline. Wedding vows will be exchanged on Oct. 13 in the First United Presbyterian Church in Alexis at 3 o'clock in the afternoon. The reception will follow in the church basement. No invitations arc being sent; however, all friends and relatives are invited to attend both the ceremony and the reception. Miss Robertson announced her engagement in November, 1962. Plan November Wedding Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Tibben of Victor, Iowa, announce the engagement of their daughter, Marna, to John N. Jurjevich, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Jurjevich, 181 Madison St. Miss Tibben, who received her BA degree from Valparaiso University, is employed by Barton- Aschman Associates Inc., Evanston. Mr. Jurjevich has a BA degree from Arizona State University and a MA degree from Northwestern University. He is employed as a cartographer in Chicago. A November wedding is being planned. nnounce £ln ctaemen <^6tgt Miss Dorothy Grant... The wedding of Miss Dorothy I. Grant and Harold E. Ziehr Jr. will be Saturday, Oct. 5, at 2:30 o'clock in the afternoon in the chapel of First Methodist Church. No invitations are being sent but all friends and relatives are invited to the ceremony and to the reception to follow. Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Grant, 1433 Beecher Ave., are parents of the bride-elect and Mr. Ziehr's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Harold E. Ziehr Sr., 1161 N. Academy St. Miss Sharon Rcuter Safety P3 .A RUMMAGE SALE Fii„ Sept. 20-Sat., Sept. 21 Poors Open 7:30 A.M. til 11 560 N. PRAIRIE GALESBURG WOMAN'S CLUB "Working Together for Our Children's Safety" was the topic of Harry D. McClurg when he spoke to members of Weston School Parent-Teacher Association at their meeting Monday afternoon at the school. A question and answer period followed. Mrs. William Cribbs introduced Mrs. Charles Myers, hospitality chairman, and Mrs. Harold Mathews who led in group singing. During the business meeting conducted by Mrs. Charles Redfern, president, 1963-'64 officers were introduced and Miss Gladys Davies, principal, presented teachers of the various grades. Mrs. Kenneth Saul presented a scrapbook to Mrs. Lester Woods, last year's president. Mrs. Mathews announced the school carnival, Oct. 24 for which she and Mrs. Oscar Erickson will serve as co-chairmen. The room count was won by Mrs. Carl Livers, and Mrs. Dale B. Johnson's rooms. Chairmen for the social hour that followed' were Mrs. Pliillip Pitman and Mrs. William Pink- Mr. and Mrs. Howard Reuter, 1477 Florence Ave. announce the engagement of their daughter, Sharon, to Bruce M. Bombach, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce F. Bombach of Chicago. Miss Reuter, a graduate of Galesburg High School, will at tend Knox College this fall. Her fiance will return to Western Illinois University, Macomb. No date has been set for the wedding. From Virginia... Mr. and Mrs.' Harvey J Stommel of Virginia Beach, Va., announce the engage ment of their daughter, Patricia Ann, to John Michael Addis, son of John T. Addis and grandson of Mrs Grace Wilson, both of Galesburg Miss Stommel attended Cox High School, in Norfolk, Va., and is now a student at Margaret Hicks Beauty Academy. Her fiance attended Galesburg High School and is serving with the Navy aboard the USS Seneca. A February wedding is being planned. CLUB CARD PARTIES LAKE BRACKEN Nine tables were at play when the Couples Mixed Bridge group of Knox County Country Club met Monday evening at the Lake Bracken Clubhouse. Hostesses for the evening were Mr. and Mrs. Ray Streedain. Women's prizes for high score were awarded to Mrs. Streedain and Mrs. William Lewis. High scores among the men went to Dwight Goff and Ray Streedain. Special prizes were awarded to Mrs. Paul Peterson and Phil Wilson. Grand slam winners were Mrs. Francis Skipton and Ray Stree­ dain. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Miles will be host and hostess for next week's play. Fiancee Of R. Gaston Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Dently D. Sorensen, former Gales burg residents, now of Denver, Colo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Cheryl Jean, to Lt Robert E. Gaston Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Gaston of Galesburg. Miss Sorenson, a graduate of Lakewood High School, Lake wood, Colo., attended the University of Colorado at Boulder and is attending Rangely College, where she plans on receiving her degree in dental hygiene next June. Mr. Gaston received his B.S. degree in mechanical engineer ing at the University of Illinois, where he affiliated with Alpha Phi Omega fraternity. He is serving aboard the U.S.S. Tom Bigbee, based at Pearl Harbor, Ha waii, as gunnery officer. No date has been set for the wedding. Daniel J. Roberts (extreme right). Pictured with him from left to right are Mrs. H. L. Dunn, Mrs. E. W. DeMoss, of Bowen, first division director, and Mrs. C. A. Teagarden, regent. Mrs. Ella Park Lawrence was regent of the local chapter from 1906 to 1911, and in 1916 was made honorary state regent for life. Put, iciure . . . The Fall Picture as presented in today's Galesburg Register-Mail features the Robert Seibert's as the cover family. Fashions for the fall of '63 .. . sweep into the city from the countrysides'of the world . . . tweedy, leathery, casual yet ele- g a n t — the 'Sportive Look' the 'Country Look,' and the 'Romantic Look' — these are the ways of fashion for fall.. See them at your favorite Galesburg stores. Newcomers Alumnae Convene A lavender and yellow centerpiece decorated the head table, Tuesday, when Newcomers Alumnae met at Northgate Lanes for luncheon and an afternoon of cards. Hostesses for the event were Mrs. Clifford Bayles and Mrs. Milton Roitburd. Mrs. Milton Tanzer Sr., president, presided during the business meeting and introduced a guest, Mrs. George Hughes and new member, Mrs. Edith Matoon. Prizes for bridge were awarded Mrs. J. T. King, Mrs. William Jackson and Mrs. Edith Matoon. Note to new cooks: egg yolk contains fat and not a speck of it should be allowed to mingle with egg whites that are to be beaten separately. ston. Miss Davies was accorded serving honors. A Wedding In Your Future? Be sure to see the China and Crystal and register in our "Bridal Book." You Receive A Free Gift Too 342-141? Give-A-Gift WEBERS 149 E. Maui Class of 1958 Mails Invitations For Reunion Members of the planning committee for the reunion to be held by the Galesburg High School Class of 1958 during the Christmas holidays will meet Tuesday evening, Sept. 24 in the home of Mrs. Don McCoy at DeLong. The 5th reunion ol the class is scheduled for Dec. 28 at the Elks Club. When the committee met recently in the home of Mrs. Glen Gabbert, 1423 Lane Ave., plans were made to send out announcements of the event to class members by Sept. 1. A number of students have not been contacted as their addresses are unknown. Members of the class who have not received invitations are being asked to notify Mrs. Tom Horaney, 204 Lake St., general chairman. Class members knowing the out-of-town addresses of other classmates are also being asked to contact Mrs. Horaney. Add a cup of blueberries to a two-cup flour muffin recipe and you have blueberry muffins made! Sprinkle the tops of the muffins with sugar before they go into the oven. Old-fashioned e g g n o g still makes a fine mid-morning snack for youngsters. Use a well-beaten egg and a couple of tablespoons of sugar to a cup of milk and add a little vanilla. A little freshly grated nutmeg over the top adds delightful aroma and flavor. Tri Psi Dessert Luncheon At Lake Bracken Tri Psi had their first meeting of the fall Tuesday afternoon in the home of Mrs. Fred Clark at Lake Bracken where members were served a dessert luncheon on the patio of the home. The business meeting was also conducted outdoors with Mrs. J. L. Anderson, vice president, presiding. As the program members told of summer vacation activities. Members brought fruit juice for the Red Cross. Serving on the social committee were Mrs. Earl Gehring, Mrs. E. W. Mureen, Mrs. Carter Trumpy and Mrs. E. B. True. A change of place for the October meeting has been made with Mrs. J. L. Anderson to be the hostess. Insurance Women List Chairmen Of Committees When Insurance Women of Galesburg met Monday evening at McGrew ancT McGrew Insurance Agency, with Miss Pauline Melton, president, presiding, committee chairmen for the year were announced. Mrs. Kenneth Stanhers will serve as attendance and welfare chairman; Miss Lotus Regar will be chairman of constitution and bylaws; Mrs. Henry Miles, finance and budget; Mrs. L. A. Bradford, membership; Miss Blanche Young, pin, handbook and safety; Mrs. Gay McGill, program and education; Mrs. Ed Watkins, publicity and publications, and Miss Melton, scrapbook. Plans are being made for guest night at the' October meeting. Serving on the committee for this week's meeting were Miss Kathryn Hawkinson and Miss Melton. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! CAFETERIA SUPPER ONEIDA METHODIST CHURCH THURSDAY, SEPT. 19 Serving 5:30 P.M. 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