Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on October 29, 1941 · Page 16
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Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois · Page 16

Sterling, Illinois
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Wednesday, October 29, 1941
Page 16
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Fourteen' CTERLIMG DAILY GAXETTE, STERLING, ILLINOIS MORRISON AND VICINITY NEWS Jtohert H. Office 3*; 299 Blitbeth luella Corwin Ami Robert Thorns Wed a! Ceremony in Morrison I Silver Wedding of Mr. And Mrs, Hcmy Bolster i Of Morrison Observed Montwin, the home of the Rev. and Mm. Jones Earl Cora;n at 104 Knox strert, Morrison, wns the of an impressive cancileliitht ceremony at 6 o clock Ttieaday evening when t'-p nuptial vows were pledged at a double rinsr ata ilce by their daughter. Elizabeth Laella, and Robert Thorns of Clinton, la. Preceding the service nuptial music was played by Edna E Mafh»>w and to the strains of thr . Bridal Chorus" from 1 "Lohenftrtn," the officiating pastor, the bride's father. appeared and the bridegroom and his attendant, and also his cousin, Jack Lewis of Clinton, entered the apacious living room of the home and awaited the bride and her attendants at an altar built in an alcove formed by bay windows and decorated with ferns, palms and candelabra. The bride descended, the stairway and proceeded to the altar on the arm of her brother, Jones Earl Corwin, Jr.,. of Camp Forrest, Term., who gave her in marriage. fine wore the wedding gown of her maternal grandmother, which "was of an old ivory color, trimmed with colonial lace, fashioned with high neckline and long sleeves. The long full skirt was caught with rib'* bans to create a bustle effect, the prevailing mode of that day. The costume was complemented with a fingertip Juliette veil, held in place by a tiara of orange blossoms. She carried a bouquet of yellow souvenir roses and sweet aly&sum, with a fan. also carried by her grandmother, as a background for the flowers. Her only jewelry was two strand pear] necklace, a gift from the bridegroom The full length gowns worn by the bride's attendants were identically fashioned with bouffant skirts, aweetheart necklines and short puff aleevwJ. The maid of honor. Lois --• MeMe of Fulton, wore a hyacinth •* - blue taffeta gown with rose slip•', pan and the bridesmaids, Elthea Cummingx of Cedar Rapids and flaretta Gratke of Iowa City. la.. wore rose taffeta gowns and rose slippers. Each wore a locket attached to a velvet neckband, gifts from ttte bride, and carried bouquets of aweet briar roses, sweet alyssum and tnreet pea*. The young ladles were elMsmates of the bride at the Jane Lamb school of nursing. The mothers «f the young couple wore gar-. denia corsages. . ^ The Vreoalug vows were exchang- , ad befor^ about 50 '•guests who also ~ attended the reception which fallow- ad. The ushers were Donald Thorns •, of Clinton and Thomas H, Robln- aon of Montgomery. W. Va. Among the guest* from Clinton. Fulton and • Merrtaon. were Mr*. Oscar K. Robr r r-—Btt. aud-Mr, | tolforrisona D and son Thpmas and MUs LttUan Itongoroery of Montgomery. W. Va. T A feature of the wedding lunch was a tgtree-tiered whlte\ wedding cake topped with a mlniatiire bride and bridegroom and tablet decora- ttana and favors were carried out to the bride's chosen colors j Imme- 1 after the reception, /the new- left on a honev\noon trip of unannounced destination and for traveling the brio> wore a brown •ait with /ten*- gray fur trim and •wtehint accessories. They will be a>» tibme of 1202 1-2 South Ninth •tnet in Clinton after Nov. 1. Mrs. Thorns, better known as Bet- Lou, is the only daughter of the Cot win. who~eamr few years ago follow_ hi* resignation as pastor of the Fill ton Presbyterian church. She .aVftdualed from the Fulton high atnool in IBM and the school of nursing this spring. Mr. Thorns is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Thorns of 617 Main atoatt, Clinton, graduated from the Lyons high school and holds a position In the casting department of tbt Du Pont plant at Clinton. Pastor Gives Talk T6i Men's league of the Morrison Manner Reformed church met there Tuaaday evening at which time Rev. Barry L. Brower gave a Reformation day talk. Fall Decker presided and I music was furnished by Wil- Zaagman. The Young Won't League for Service held a " at the church at the same i Mr. and Mrs Harry Balster honored at their farm home north- ifast of Morrison when 37 relatives 'and friends railed upon them as a (surprise on the occasion of their J25th wedding anniversary, which j occurred.on October 23. The couple i were surprised on the evening of j their anniversary when a smaller i group of relatives called and presented them with a silver serving , set and .several bouquets. The Sunday visitors brought a lunch and the bridal party of 25 years ago was «~at4F^i at a table with silver candles and a wedding cake decorated in silver as the center piece. Mrs. Balster cut the cake so that each guest received a peice. Mrs. William Walters, who was the ring bearer at the wedding 25 years ago. presented the honored couple with a purse of silver from the group. Among those present were: Mrs. William R Hlnrichs, Mrs. Conrad Swan. Mr. and Mix Ray Loos and son. the Rev. and Mrs. Arthur Getting, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Onken and daughter, Mrs. William Walters and sons. Mr. and Mrs. Juries Cassens and son. Mrs. Olive Wink, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. George and son and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Russel Mock and family, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hin- rlchs and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hlnrichs Bertha Castle. Hazel Onken. Bea Balster. Waldron Umfrus, Earl C. Kruger and Norman Meyers. Mrs. John C. Bretz Dies Tuesday Night In Chicago Hospital. Mrs. John C. Bret*. 4€. died at the Jefferson Park hospital in Chicago Tuesday night, where she had been a patient since Sunday. She had been ill for some time. Funeral services will be held Friday at 3 p. m. from the Carney funeral home. Rev. C. H. Becker officiating. Burial will be in Grove Hill cemetery. Mauro O. Kramer was bom in Morrison June 4, ISftS, the daughter of-4he late Frank and Olley Cochran Kramer. She was married to John C. Bretz on Oct. 23, lilt, who survives. She had lived in Chicago for the last 20 years. She was a mem- bei of Primrose chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. Besides her husband she is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Ernest Richardson of- Morrison; Mrs. Bert Davis of Etanhurst; and Mrs. Maureen Detweilet of Chicago; and also one brother. Lee .Kramer of Chicago. T. M. Whitemore Heads The Fidelity Lodge T, M. Whitemore was reelected as prefect of the Morrison Fidelity lodge at the annual meeting of the organization held Tuesday evening, held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Rounds. Others elected'were: Emma M. Howe, monitor; KUse Stralow, marshal; Elsie Whitemore was reelected warder; Rosa Shafer was reelected sentinel; and J. A. Rice- dan, reelected supervisor for three years. L. E. Rounds has been reappointed as correspondent by W. C. Below, head of the organisation. —Th* officer* of theJdultJuid Ju-i venile groups win be installed at a meeting and party on November 25. Past Matrons' tampef Urge Number Tuesday About ISO person* attended the r«s' matron'.' nieht bunquet nnd proRTum Riven by the Primrose chapter of the Morrison O. F.. S. in the Masonic hall Tuesday evening. The banquet was held at 6:3O o'clock, the )o<J?e work ^T»S dis- pen«ed with find a reception and style show followed the evenine's program. A circus scheme wss carried out in the decorations of the hall, table piace cards and favors. There were large elephants and camels on the walls and clusters of balloons hung from the ceiling and balloons were presented to the guests. A feature of the evening's program was « talk by Mrs. Candace Parrtih. past grand Electa. and the oldest living past worthy matron of the Morrison lodge, having held that position in 1902 and 1903. She told much of the early history of the organization and of former officers and members. Dr. J. H. Kennedy of Dixon, the oldest living past worthy patron (1905) was introduced and spoke briefly. The invocation was said by Mrs. Eva Bull and a welcome to the visitors was given by Walter Swanson, the present worthy patron, and a response was given by Harvey L, Shawver. Mrs. Grovsr Shirk, juiilor past worthy matron, gave a talk and a short address was given by Lureno Kennedy, worthy matron in 1908. A quartet composed of Wlllard Humphrey, Lee Steiner, L. V. Bradley and C. E. Sandrock, sang a number of selections, dedicating one to Mrs. Candace Parrish and another to Walter Swanson. There was also community sing. Mrs. Walter Swanson, the present worthy matron, presided at the meeting. There were 14 past worthy matrons and patrons from neighboring lodges and 21 past worthy matrons and nine past worthy patrons of the local organization present Tuesday evening. H. V. PiUenger and Mrs, George Curtis had charge of the style show and Mrs. Neal Kimmel was the announcer. Those who modeled cloth ing were. Marjorie Schroeder, Betty Forth. Mary Ooodenough, Betty Twombry. Marian James, Joan Swanson, Mrs. Louis Shambaugh Wednesday, October 29, «m.t nmrty. Th present, The were 37 per committee ia was compw^d of M*ry Wy Mr *- A1S« «««. Helen Pad difoot and Janet Wlkem. Morrison Briefs Mr. and Mr*. A. M. Jtidd, jr.. of Chicago J^ft for their home Wednes day after vWUns for a few rt*yn with hi* stint. Mrs. Adelaide Boy)« o Morrison. Sew for Red Cross The Ladies* club of the Morrison Presbyterian church met with Mrs. WiU^rd Humphrey Tuesday after- note at which time the members sewed for the Red Cross. Condition Improves Mrs. Cheat** Wolber of near Mai- vern who suffered burns last week is reported to be improving at the Morrison hospital. Marrioge License A marriage license has been k- sued to JD. J. ifct-urtrit of cimUm, la., and Arlee Rae Cotvin of FulUn Live in Cenifort this Winter RESIDE or REROOF now with the Genuine Ruberoid materials. Free estimates —Eaay temw and daughter Nancy, Mrs. George Weaver and daughters Beth and Jean. Mrs. Merle Edlund, and daughter Karen and Kristen, Mrs. Abe Renkes and daughter Patrica, Mrs. Herbert Bull and daughter Phyllis. Mrs. J. R. Collogan and Mrs. Walter Swanson. Three Winners Named In County Talkfest Opal Andreas of Sterling. Joe Besse of Newton and Loren Knox of Morrbon were chosen as winners of the county talkfesi at the meeting and Hallowe'en party of the rural youth group held in Jordan town hall Tuesday evening. There were about 100 persons present with the twin city division as hosts and Donald Bbenole as the general chairman. The three winners and Ralph Me- Kenzie, assistant farm adviser, wul go to Peoria Wednesday evening to enter the district contest About 40 rural youth pint were distributed to members at the meeting Tuesday night. New Arrival Born, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bordner at the Morrison hospital Tuesday evening. i Supper and Party The Morrison Wa-Tan-Te club me^with MTL Alioe Stone-Tueaday Britain Perturbed By Military News Published in U. S. fContinued rrom page one) tary Knox said today that the navy probably would apply a policy of crecy to the sinkings of any German submarines in engagements will American war vessels. Knox flatly declined either to con firm or deny reports, brought to his attention at his press conference that some German submarines hat been sunk. Told that "rumors and report* of the sinking of subs" had been cur rent here and elsewhere for some time, he said that nothing could be said about that and continued with a discussion of British war policy on such things. "The British have been In the a long time." Knox said, "but you haven't read of very many submarines being sunk by the British have you?" This does not mean, however, that TrivmpJb OBEHOLLErS ^BJP"^^^^nnpnBnn^i^^nBnBniBBnBBBBBHBBn nvni evening for a picnic supper and' AT 724 SUBWAY IIILIIII Stop 5nto the TOWNEt.,. Mian ttep out for mil** and mil** of cowfort- obl* walkngi So Acubia you con band H wMi one Ano«r, yet butt to Hold your foot firmly, witn tfta famous "Hare-Fir imenol* guarding your foot aaaimt firing, wobbly Try it «• lodoyl GREBNER'S m*ny have not «*wt.* smH thRt ''when ramk, Knox said. Withholding of news, however, Is "just ft matter of obvious policy." he explained. ,• At-wne point. Knox said in"r*f^y to questions about whether any sink- j safety of our men and victory for ings rmd actually been accomplished i our forces." etaxtons. Init d<»t draw nnj rush j not true that at * recent press The reason for wirhfco!d«»y j conference be had saJd that any en- i formation about submartr?* sink them. ' Rftiirerrterit involving; »n American i the secret-nry said. ii tht»t we will decW*> whether to make an on the. busts of the warship would be artfiounced as «»n! affects the "morale o! tJ as it became known here. He re-1 the enemy." piled that thin policy applied only to that "ytro can draw your own eon-' Knox w«s asked whether It wan i raider." an engagement "with a surface! Australia is elowr to Or»rfa i to Rnglandjiy direct lire. CORONADO "HUMIHEET" OIL CIRCULATING HEATER 79* A*** Detox* Hw* ^M9OT*>» MM* 4 to f »64« Farced wir m»*«l $74.93 Healthful controled humidity and heat at low cost. Genuine Breett po« type burner. Fuel economizer. 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