Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois on May 21, 1955 · Page 2
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Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois · Page 2

Dixon, Illinois
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Saturday, May 21, 1955
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News Notes of Steward Area STEWARD — (Special) — Mrs. Harland Strawbridge went to Rochester, Minn., recently to attend, vesper _»ervice» for a group of nurses graduating. Her daughter, Lois, is a member of the class. Mary Beth Cook, who teaches school in Atkinson, and the Bob Powells, Geneseo, were recent guests in the Harold Cook home. Mrs. C. C. Macklin entertained her circle from Lee Lutheran Church in her home here Tuesday afternoon. Several members of Steward WSCS attended a conference in Elgin Friday. The Gerald Cosses, Earlville, were recent visitors in the home oi Mrs. Ooss' parents, the George E. Acklands. Mrs. Otis Hough visited her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Lee, Rockford, Monday. Auxiliary to Meet OREGON — (Special)^— American; Legion Auxiliary will meet Monday at 8 p.m. in the Legion rooms. • Name Ohio High School Valedictorian, Salutatorian SYLVIA EWALT OHIO— (Special)— Honor students of Ohio Community High School have been announced by L. R. Morgensen, principal. The valedic- Op«n Ewy Nire — Open 7:1 5 D^S.T. — Star+s at Dusk LAST TIMES TONITE! SUNDAY and MONDAY AND 2 HILARIOUS TECHNICOLOR CARTOONS EDWARD PIPER torian is Edward Piper, son of Ted Piper, and the salutatorian is Sylvia Evalt. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ev/alt. Piper had a scholastic average of 6.1 during his high school years. He has been active in F.F.A. (president for two years, student activities (class president two years, junior play cast) and athletics (football, track and basketball). He plans to enroll in the University of Illinois. Miss Ewalt had an average of 5.3. She also has been active in school ' affairs (F.H.A., student council, class officer, play casts, music). She plans to enter Illinois State Normal University. James Mercer To Graduate at Monmouth College MONMOUTH— (Special)— James G. Mercer, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Mercer of 515 East Cham-berlin, Dixon, is a member of the class which will graduate at Monmouth College on June 6, President Robert W. Gibson has anounced. Ray E. Powell, president of the Aluminum Company of Canada, will be the principal speaker at the commencement. Powell is a member of the class of 1910 at Monmouth, and a leading figure in the aluminum industry. He will receive the honorary degree of doctor of James plans to work in the \in-derwriting department of Hartford Fire Insurance company in Chicago. SPECIAL ATTENTION will be given to your painting needs. Let us show you a wide range of colors and new painting ideas featuring two star performers of an all star line . . . SATONE ALKYD FIAT ENAMEL -The velvety flat finish that combines all the beauty of flatwallpaintwith the durability of enamel. FLATLUX WALL PAINT — The economical flat wall finish that will give your rooms luxurious appearance at very low cost. .. . and many other quality BPS products. SEE THE PHIZES IN OUR WINDOW -HO PURCHASE NECESSARY WINNERS NEED NOT BE PRESENT -REGISTER NOW At our Store — Monday thru- Saturday MAY 23 thru MAY 28 SPECIAL BPS PAINT WEEK W. H. WARE HARDWARE This coupon depotittd In our iter* on or boforo dehH montiorwd obov* afford* you th* opportunity to rtKtiv* Valuable Prim-without obligation. mi hut mm... obi •*•■» piui Not necessary to make a purchase Winners need not be present During rhit time, special attention will bo given your painting need). So* th* wide rang* of colon and new painting id*as. i y miswrjm see the valuable prizes in our wiNPow^gmg^ n 1 W. H. WARE HARDWARE for HARD WEAR 211 W. FIRST ST. PHONE 3-0171 OPEN SATURDAYS TILL 9 P. M. Open House Planned for Polo Man, 92 POLO —(Special)— Open house will be held in the Polo Church of the Brethren Sunday from 2 until 5 p.m. in observance of the 92nd birthday of E. Loomis Stull, of \V. Oregon Street. Polo. Stull was born in Pine Creek Township, southeast of Polo. May 19. 1863, and has always lived in the Polo area. He farmed for many years, retiring and moving- to Polo 41 years ago. He was married to Alice Holly in 1856, and she passed away in 1943. Mr. Stull has four daughters. Mrs. Mary Rucker and Mrs. Ruth Holby, Rockford; Mrs. Florence Allen, LaFayette, Ind., and Mrs. Alice Maas. with wnom he resides. There are also five sons. Clarence, Polo; Leslie, Rockford; the Rev. Maynard, Springfield. Ohio; Fred, Oregon, and Lawrence. Elgin. He also has 21 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Stull enjoy exceptionally good health, works in his garden daily and had a keen interest in every day happenings. Ogle War Mothers Choose Delegates OREGON —(Special)— Hazel Elliott, president of Oregon Mothers of World War II will be the group's delegate to the national convention in Davenport. Iowa. June 16. 17, 18 and 19. Alice Clapper will be the alternate. Dist 272 Meeting Set Monday Night AMBOY —(Special)— The committee studying a building program for Community Unit School District 272 will meet Monday evening in Amboy High School to discuss sites for new grade schools. The group also will elect a new chairman to replace the Rev. C. Harding Veigel. who is resigning because he is moving away from the district. Plan Graduation At Pleasant Hill OREGON —(Special)— The Rev. Joseph Burrows, pastor of Lighthouse Methodist Church, will he the speaker at graduation exercises for the eighth graders at Pleasant Hill School Wednesday at 8 p.m. Graduates are Mary Clapper, Shirley Stienmetz, Lita Janssen. Terry Carpenter and -Raymond Congratulations, Nelson Eighth Grade >TELSON EIGHTH GRADE puml3 who received diplomas Fridav evening in the Nelson School are shown above. Thev are (left to right) front row. David Gall. Larrv Horner and Tommy Wilder. Back row, Shamus Moore. Nancy Gale. Bill Branch and Patsy Rehbein. Lee County Superintendent of Schools John Torrens presented the diplomas. Each member of the class spoke during the program, and members of the lower grades presented songs. Brownie Party OREGON — (Special) — Third Grade Brownies will hold their last meeting of the season Thursday with a skating party at White Pines rink from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. The girls will meet at the Lutheran Church at 2:15 p.m. for transportation. Leaders are Mrs. Doro-they Hammerman and Mrs. Tiorn-thy Warner. 7 . Jr\ North Side /r LUMBER CO. TED WENTLING— Owner Galena Ave. Next to I. C. Tracks Phone 2-5242 NEW HOURS : 7:30 am to 5:00 prn — Till Noon on Saturdays I from every faucet I just like _rmw* /swill \ V Magic! f j>^f PERMUTIT' BQgj lfl\\ ChofoTriaZfo* I I J II The Permutit* Electro-Mafic* softens water, removes iron and dirt, too, all automatically! Eliminates rust-red stains. Insures sparkling, film-free dishes, snow-white laundry. 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Grand Lecturers Night Is Planned MT. MORRIS — (Special) — Grand lecturer's night will be cb ed by Mt. Morris chapter oi the Order of Eastern Star Monday CLOGGED SEWERS Have BOB HAZELWOOD Clean and Cut Roots Out Septic Tanks Pumped PHONE 2-3282 832 Chestnut Dixon, Illinois CANVAS Indoors or out, there's nothing more welcome on a hot, sunny day than the cool shade of CANVAS. Yet thanlcs to the flexibility of Canvas Awnings, they can be removed in winter to let in sunlight and warmth. See our wide array of colors, patterns, and designs, and let us make a free estimate on the low cost of canvas awnings for your home. rrs8.'?N. KITSON'S FOR UPHOLSTERY 4th Ave. Ph. 3-4643 AMBOY — (Special) — Annual baccalaureate services will be held Sunday at 8 p.m. in Amboy High School for the class of 1955. The Rev. John P. Stafford Jr. pastor of the First Methodist Church. Mendota. will deliver the address. His subject will be "Out Where the Best Begins. The high school band, under the direction of J. Edward Coe. music director at AHS, will play the processional and recessional. The in- ocation and benediction will be ;iven by the Rev. Robert P. Don-.van. pastor of St. Mary's Church, Walton. Eileen Donnelly will sing t he "Ave Maria" (Bach-Gounod), and Richard Angier will play "Valse Caprice" (De Luca) as a saxophone solo. Both are members of the class of '55. Commencement exercises will be held in the high school auditorium Friday evening. 125 Persons at Ohio Grade School Atldetic Banquet OHIO — (Special) — The Ohio Grade School Athletic Banquet was held Monday evening in the school auditorium with 125 people in at- endance. A covered dish dinner vas served with Mrs. Dale Rickert is chairman of the planning com-nittee. She was assisted by Mrs. 3ale Doran, Mrs. Francis Farley, VIrs. John Gugerty, Mrs. J. W. OMalley and Mrs. Vance Plapp. Following the dinner the follow ing- people received letters and .vards : Cheerleaders — Janet Blaine, Sheila Evans. Mary Clare Johnson, la Farrell. Joanne Byczynaki, Lynne Meisenheimer, Joan Byczyn- ki and Bonnie Evans. Basketball letters — Manatrer Douglas Johnson, Leslie Krieger, Bill Doran. Dick Reuter. Nil* Plapp. Jack Gugerty, Junior Blaina and Buddy Ogan. Basketball awards— Jim Carey, Ed Duffy, Bill Farley. Tony Friel, Jim Ioder. Richard Schultz, Nick Smith. Mike O'Malley, Glenn Mitchell, Larry Rickert and Micky Farley. Softball awards — Richard Schultz. Jim Ioder and Ed Duffy. All in eighth grade. Track awards— Ed Duffv, Richard Schultz, Jim Ioder. Larry Rick ert and Glenn Mitchell. Other boys who participated in athletics and received special mention were: Douglas Blaine. Lyl« Ahrens. Dan Ethridge, Billy Knuth, Jay Krieger. Andy Swanson. Ricky McGraw, Charles Murfin, Don Reuter, Junior Spohn and Paul Knuth. . 8 p.m. in the Masonic Hall. Pearl Fairchild, Freeport chap ter, grand representative of th« OES of New York in Illinois, will be the guest of honor. Marvin Fair-child, associate patron of Free-port, will be guest in the East. About 100 million tons, more than quarter, of U. S. soft coal is lined in open pits. BEIER'S BREAD •BAKED PINE SINCE '69" A House to Be Proud of... Built to Your Order «Al QUALITY - TOP VALUE Yes— it's rood-looking, quality constructed - but it's io * surprisingly low price range. Provides • spacious, comfortable house you'll be proud to own. Low price made possible by mas* production and standard design. Fully insulated* Easily and quickly erected of precision-built sections. Quality materials— strong, long-lasting and neat-appearing. WIDE CHOICI Of MOOCU MANY KATUttS ... Distinctive . . . built to your order.' Work otit roar plans with friendly help. Within » fe-«- weeks too ewo b* lining in your Home-Way. Start Now. Phone 3-2734 LOWELL D. STOUDT R. R. 4, Dixon — On the Eldene llacktop Read New spa.re.rRR CHIVE®

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