Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois on March 3, 1953 · Page 2
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Five Years of Boosting Annual Hobby Show Slated The Lee County Hobby Boosters club mil celebrate its fifth year of organized hobbies in May. The first meeting of the club was held at the home of Mrs. Edward Schuem-mel May 6, 1948. with seven women present. The purpose of the club is to promote education and larger and more hobbies as well as the personal enjoyment of sharing each other's hobbies. Mrs. Horace Hackman became its first chairman. Because meetings were to be held in homes, membership was limited to 24. The chairmen in succeeding """IE YOUR L_"J-jsiJ_L / / urRRCHIVE years have been Mrs. Harvey Gil-tleson, Mrs Charles Place and Mrs. Clarence Kaecker. Each year the club has held activities such as a picnic at Griffiths paik in Ashton. a family night during the winter, a tour and dinner m the fall. The toins have included the homes and hobbies of Mrs. George Fauble's blue glass of La-Motile; a cactus collection of Mrs. Nettie Kilhan. Dixon; the corn collection of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Moews, Granville; Mis. Gertrude Cook, Steward, who collected pitchers; Mrs. Clara Mathew's dull col C0»t TRI/f/ Letus^^Hn^ / Yes, wc can help you build a charming, enduring home— now! And at a price within the means of the average family. Now is a good time to build! Top quality materials arc again available. Modern financing plans provide for easy payments. And improved new home designs combine both efficiency and economy in construction. wc invite you to look over our many new home designs, one of which is illustrated above. We'll be happy to help you get plans and estimates ... to give you complete information on financing and construction. Come in soon ! J. H. PATTERSON CO. LUMBER & BUILDING MATERIAL — FUEL, PAINT & HDW. Phone 52 Franklin Grove, III. BUILD STRONG FOR THE FUTURE BUILD WITH lection at Sterling, and Homing's Boulder City in miniature at Round Grove. Club funds have been used for needy families, Christmas boxes and the Nachusa and St. Vincent's Homes for Children. Two valentine and Halloween parties have been held at these homes for the children. This year the club will piesent its fifth hobby show. The first three years the show was held at the Franklin Grove gym. Due to the fne there, the show in 1952 was changed to the Rochelle high CAMPBELL & WILLIAMS 321 First Street school gym, and it will be held at the same place this year on Maich 28. Doors will open at 1 p.m. and close at 9 p.m. Each member and her guest will display one or more hobbies. Always an interesting feature of the show has been the antique table, whcie each member has contributed an object, having a historical story. Scrapbooks concerning hobbies also have interested many show visitors. The Dixon Evening Telegraph— Dixon, Illinois Page 2 Tuesday, March 3, 1953 Nachusa Woman Wishes Governor Happy Birthday NACHUSA— Mis. Lee Lambert, Nachusa, was one of the well-wishers to greet Gov. William Stratton Thursday at Springfield on his birthday. Mrs. Lambert was served birthday cake and wished him happy birthday during a short interview. A line of persons congratulating him on his anniversary passed through his office at the capitol during the day. CHURCH EVENT MT. MORRIS — Women of Trinity Lutheran church will hold a potluck dinner at 12:30 p. m. Thursday. Hostesses will be Mrs. Lloyd Hoffman, Mrs. Reuben Bock and Mis. Mary Crush. Retreading Vulcanizing DIXON TIRE MART East River Road Card Parties Held by Three Clubs at Ohio OHIO— Caid parties were held recently by three local groups. Mrs. William Dulen was hostess to the OK bridge club last week. Mrs. Otto Krciger, Mrs. Omai Webb and Mrs. Art Altpetcr won The Wednesday bridge club was entertained at the home of Mi Wallace Monier. Princeton, with Mrs. Julius Saltzman, Mrs. Fred Kreiger, Mrs. George McGonigle and Mrs. Fred Albiecht winning favors. Mrs. Ed Scully and Mrs. Lydia Dunn were hostesses to members of the C D. of A. and guests Miss Nellie Byrne. Mrs. Louis Mmkler and Miss Luella Byrne won prizes. The next C D. of A. party will be Tuesday, March 17, with Misses Nellie and Luella Byrne hostesses. SCARRORO VISITORS Mrs. Joseph Swacgar and sons, Donald and Robert. Rollo, were Sunday guests at the Lewis Dunn home. Keep Posted on Poflf/cs Read Westbrook Pegler Page 4 — Every Night 19A3 StudebiWr Coomindtr Y-* R.Ei) Woor »td»a for 6. Whit. *id«wil] tire., cbrom. whwl iuu— and iluv-nducifi* tinted ortionil 11 eitr* con Presenting the New 1953 Studebaker It's almost unbelievably low! It's impressively long and wide! / It has *he sleek-lined smartness of a costly foreign car .9 and it's right down to earth in price! It's lets than tne feet high ! 1953 Studebaker Stnrlincr hard-top comertihlel Truly a new flight into the future 1 The completely new, sensationally different 1953 Studebaker unquestionably is the most daring step forward of our times in automobile design. Here, first by far in an American car, is the continental charm of Europe's most diMinguNicd cars— an impressively long new Studebaker that is truly marvelous in comfort and in handling ease. Come in and find out about the exciting new 1953 Studebaker— dramatic in verve and flair— breath-taking in beauty inside as well as outside. Find out how down to earth in price it really is. A brand new type of Power Steering A $tud«bok«r «xclui!v»— available in Commandtr V-8 at moderot* extro cost ★ Huge new expanses of safety glass all around All moddi— Champiem and Commander V-fii— have one-piece reor window» at well at windshield* ★ A new and safer low center of gravity II givei the cor road-tight stability on sharp turns as well as curves Berth Won In Speech Tourney ASHTON— Six Ashton high school speech students plus the cast of a one-act play 4 will compete in a distuct speech tournament Saturday at DcKalb by virtue of high ratings won recently in the Route 72 speech contest held at Leaf Riv er and Stillman Valley. In the oral speaking events at Leaf River the results were as fol- Melvin Tews, fust place, radio speaking; Ronnie Reed, second plate, verse leading; Joyce Page. third place, original monologue; Lorna Patton, third place, prose leading; Joyce Page, fifth place, serious play reading; and Lorna Patton, third place, oratorical declamation. In the dramatics festival at Still-man Valley, Ashton's entiy le- ceivcd third place. The comedy one act play, "A Date for Bobby i.\ was chaiactemed by: Melvin Tews. Haiold; Carol Ja cobs, Bobby Sox, Doloies Voss, Mothet, Ronnie Reed. Father; Nor-cne Sandiock, Big Sister. Tom FoiIIes is speech instructor at Ashton high school. Pawpaw Notes PAWPAW — Mrs. Hattie Wcier has leturncd to her home after spending most of the winter in California. Joe Jones, son of Mr and Mis. Clyde Jones, nas joined the marines. He expected to be sent to the Marine base in San Diego last The Presbyterian Ladies Aid will meet Wednesday with Mrs. Myrtle Puckett. Mrs. Tilhe Weaver will be assistant hostess. Mrs. Harold Ikeler and daughter are home from the Mcndota hospital Mr. and Mrs. Robert Meishon have moved to the Mrs. Maiy Vos-buigh farm noitheast of here. Mer-shon is employed by the California Packing corporation, Rochelle. Mrs. Mershon has moved her beauty shop to her home and will continue her work there. She had operated the Dons Elaine shop on Main street for the past four years. Leonard Smith, brother of Mrs. Gertie Smith, passed away Feb. 20 at the home of his daughter in Texas. The body was taken to Cedar Rapids for burial. Mrs. Smith attended the funeral. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Knetsch have returned home after vacationing in Arizona and California. 110 HENNEPIN AVE. KISS FOR GRANDPA — Leslie Anne Blair, granddaughter of Ho-nus Wagner, all-time great shortstop of the Pittsburgh Pirates, gives him a birthday kiss as Mis. Wagner watches, at Pittsburgh (Feb. 24). The trio are looking at a birthday caid which arrived for Honus' 79th anniversary (AP wirephoto) Prize Winners Listed at Meet Of Clmreli Group POLO— The Altar and Rosary society of St. Maiy's Catholic church met at the Amencan Legion home Thin sday afternoon, with Mrs. Don Doyle. Mis. Henry Doyle. Mis John Hess. Mis. James Burke and Miss Helena Hackett as hostesses In bridge, Mrs Edward McGrath won high score and Miss Aileen McGiath, low; in bunco, Mis. W. R. McDonald had high scoie and Mrs. Cyrus Cross, low; and in 500. Mrs. Leo Getzendancr had high scoic and Mrs. P. G McMahon. low. Mis. Burke and Mrs. R. Geary also won pnzes. Ohio Notes Mr. and Mrs. Louis Seigcl and Alice, Lowell, Ind., called on Mrs Florence Anderson last week while enioute home from Rock Island where they had visited their son, Bob. Mrs. Marian Hannan and Mrs, Zelma Kerr have returned after spending a week with Maj. Ted Kerr at Omaha. Mrs Kerr re-poits that her grandson is making satisfactory iccovery fiom his recent surgciy. ^^^^^^^^^ | REG. 184.95 REFRIGERATOR 169.88 7.4. cu. ft. family-size Refrigerator at big savings. Has 2 1 -lb. capacity freezer with chill tray for defrosting meat. Food Freshener stores 9 qts. fruit and vegetables. 13.8 sq. ft. shelf area. 5-yr. warranty. Ohio Women Plan Picture Style Show OHIO— The Ohio Woman's club annual "guest night" meeting will be held at the school Thursday at 7:45 p.m. This will be a style show featuring picture slides of fashions which were modeled recently by local people at LaSalle. A fashion talk will be given by Mrs. Grace Anderson of Blakely's Department stoie, LaSalle. Mrs. Marion Ah'rens is chairman cf the program committee. The "social committee includes Miss Esther Hlckey. chairman, and Mrs. Louis Walter, Mrs. Marion VanDeMark, Mrs. Ray Right-house, Mrs. Ivan Kreiger, Mrs. Vance Plapp, Mrs.* Walter Smith and Mrs. Juliana Anderson. Meeting Held By Four Polo Organizations POLO— Several local organizations held meetings here the latter part of last week. The regular meeting of Buffalo Grange was held at the Polo fire house Friday evening. The social committee for the meeting was Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Geary and Mi. and Mis. Geoige Boze. ' The Polo Garden club met Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs A. J. Deuth The piogram was piesented by Mis E. M. Clinton The Willing Workers class of the E. U. B. Brick cnurch met Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. John Hubbard. The Polo Eagles Home Bureau unit also met Friday .afternoon at the home o.f Mrs. Lola Barnes. Mis Waid was co-hostess. The major lesson "Helping Children Cope With Their Emotions" was presented by Mrs. Elmer Scholl. Mrs. Frank Pope gave the minor lesson on "Looking Your Best at Home. The* next meeting will be March 23 at the home of Mrs. Henry Sam-uelson. Scarboro Notes SCARBORO — Mr. and Mrs. Haven Lutz were hosts Saturday night at a barn party in their Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Durin were Mendota business visitors Friday. Mrs. William Town and son, Randy Lee, and daughter, Llndsey, of Paw Paw were Thursday visitors of Mrs. John Grove. Probe Theft Wave Freeport Hit By Weekend Crime Rash end home buiglanes here is being investigated by police wno nave, warned that the breakins may be. the work of an organized gang operating in the aiea. Losses of $200 In cash and a-number of/antique dolls valued at between $800 and $1,000 have been reported. Among homes ransacked were those oi Robert Fifer, Geoige Mc-Lnnans, Harvey Lowell, Walter Ackerman and Mis. Madeline Ena*" ler. Cash amounting to $200 whiclj had been kept in envelopes ir. a* buicau drawer and an undeter-mincu amount m a piggy bank was repotted taken from the Fifer A box of jewelry also taken from the home was disc-aided in the garage by the burglais. The \aludble antique dolls were stolen fiom the Enzler home. In the Lowell home a valuable mantle clock, a pistol, several pieces of jeweh y and $11 80 from a. piggy bank weie missing. Ohio Notes OHIO— Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Guither and son and Mrs. Mary Rickert visited Mr. and Mrs. Robert McLaughlin at Beikley last Wednesday. Guither went to Chi; cago Stock Yaids wheie he had cattle on the market and he also attended the Sportsman's show. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Steele have moved to the Gust Grossman farm" formerly operated by Arvenus-Morris. The Morris family has-moved to the Henry Faber farm, north on Rt. 26. Mr. and Mrs. Russ Thompson, recently moved to the Fetzer farm north of town, formerly tenanted by the Eveiett Zimmermans. Mr. and Mrs. Mark Sharkey attended funeral services for the formers brother. Frank T. Sharkey, at Resurrection church in Chicago last week. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Capron. Cedar Rapids, have been spending a few days at the George Sisler home. They were on their way horn from New Orleans. 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