Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois on May 31, 1955 · Page 5
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Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois · Page 5

Dixon, Illinois
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Tuesday, May 31, 1955
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Nancy Leer Bride Of Melvin Walker In Sunday Nuptia Washington, D. C-, was the destination of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin "Mel" Walker as they departed Sunday for a week's honeymoon trip. Mrs. Walker is the former Nancy Ann Leer, daughter of the David W. Leers, 116 West Boyd St., Dixon. "Mel" is the son of LeRoy Walker, Rock Falls, and Mrs. Cecil Moore, South Gate, Calif. Their 3 p. m. wedding May 29, took place in the First Baptist church, Dixon. Rev. Arthur A. Vinz officiated at the double ring ceremony. White flowers in two stand arrangements, candles in candelabra, a bridal carpet and pew bows with huckleberry were used in decorating the church. Crawford Thomas, Dixon was nup tial organist, and Mrs. Gene Waidschlager. Dixon, soloist. Vocal selections included "Because." "I Love You Truly" and as the couple knelt at the altar, "The Lord's Prayer." Given in marriage by her father, the bride was lovely in her gown of white. Designed with a scoop neckline, the dress had a bodice of satin and lace, long sleeves coming to a uoint over the hands, and fast ened in the back with tin; covered buttons. The billowing full skirt had three layers of net with panels of nylon tulle, edged with hand clipped chantilly lace over satin and extended into a chapel length train. The skirt was worn over a hoop. The bride's fingertip veil of nylon tulle and illusion was held in place with a tiara of seed pearls. She wore a single strand of pearls and pearl earrings, her gift from the bridegroom. Nancy's bouquet was of small white carnations and stephanotis with ivy. She carried out the tradition of something old, new, borrowed and blue. Attend Bride Miss Pat Leer. Dixon, was maid of honor for her sister, and the Misses Faun Johnson, Oak Park, and' Donna Streibich, Dixon, also Mrs. Robert Boos, Dixon, were bridesmaids. Their gowns of nylon tricot over taffeta, were styled with an off the shoulder draped neckline, fitted bodice, dropped waistline and very full ballerina skirt. Their headdresses, which matched their gowns, were small circlets of flowers graced with nose-veils. Miss Leer wore tur quoise and the other attendants Their gifts from the bride Pearl and gold choker necklaces with matching bracelets ana ear rings. The maid of honor carried a bouquet of pink garnette roses and white carnations while the other attendants carried white carnations. Jack Leer. Indianapolis, Ind.. brother of the bride, served as best man. John Sloan, Kenneth Utz, brother-in-law of the bride, and Paul Walters, Dixon, were groomsmen. Ushering: were Dick Dusing. Dixon, and Delbert Walker, Rock Falls, cousin of the bridegroom. The men of the wedding party-wore dark trousers and white jackets. As her aunt's flower girl. Debbie Utz, Dixon, wore a coral ballerina, net over taffeta frock, Braced with all over ruffles. She had a headpiece of white flowers. Her gift from the bride was a babv uearl necklace and bracelet. She" carried a basket of floral Ring bearer. Michael Sloan, Dixon, carried the rings on a heart-shaned white satin pillow that was edged in lace. He was dressed like the men of the wedding party The bride's mother wore pink accessories and a pink carnatio corsaee with her dress of nav blue that had a pink design. The bridegroom's stepmothe: beige dress with white accessories and a white carnation corsage. Church Reception Immediately following the cere- - a receptioi ; held i LEG PAINS? Get CONFORM AL SHOES Molded to Your Individual Arches Today ERZINGER S church parlors. The three-tiered oblong wedding cake was decorated with white bells, pale pink roses ana green leaves and topped with a bridal couple. Fresh pink and white carnations graced the cake's Miss Man' Billeter. Dixon, sisted by Miss Judy Leer, Dixon, a sister of the bride, served the cake; Miss Jan Noble, Dixon, served the coffee: Miss Jean Mar-loth, Dixon, and Miss Betty Leer, Dixon, sister of the bride, served the punch: Mrs. - Kenneth Utz, Dixon, sister of the bride, was, in charge of the guest book, and Mesdames James Hinkle and Richard Utz. Dixon, also Mrs. Roger Kelly. Grand Detour, took care of the gifts. Mrs Ray L. Johnson. Dixon, was the reception hostess. Mrs. Fred Page and Mrs. Casey Talty, Dixon, were in charge of : reception. Miss Diane Utz. <on. niece of the bride, assisted the reception. All of the recep-n assistants wore corsages of light pink When tne newiyweas aepartea r their wedding trip, the bride donned a suit of brown with white flecks. Her shoes and purse were brown and her other accessories, 1502 South Peoria Ave., Dixon, will be their first address. A 1952 graduate of Dixon high school, Nancv, is m the IBM ae- partment at the USFG Insurance Co., this city. Sne is a memoer oi Chi chapter. Beta Sigma Phi sorority. "Mel," a Dixon high school graduate, served three in the United States Mann' corps. He attended fat. Amorose college. Davenport, la., three years and now is in the inspection de partment of the Northwest Steel and Wire Co., Sterling. Out-of-town guests attending th wedding were from Joliet. Oak Park. Chicago, Amboy. Sterling, Rock Falls. Polo, Pecatonica and Rockford, 111.; .also Indianapoli Ind., and Wisconsin. At Leer Home Members of the wedding party were entertained Saturday evening in the Leer home with a rehearsal oartv and buffet supper. Friday evening, the bride entertained her attendants and reception assistants with a party in her home. Following the reception, the Leers entertained members oi both families and the wedding party with a turkey buffet supper in their home. AT ROE HOME Mr. and Mrs. John Roe Jr. and son, Johnny, Minneapolis, Minn. ■e holidav guests of his parents. the John Roe's. Grand Detour. Al so a guest in the Roe home was Mr. Roe's sister, Mrs. Edwin Berg, Chicago. Today's Hints Cook wide noodles and drain; mix butter or margarine, canned minced clams and canned mushrooms. Heat the clams and mush-rocms together in the liquid from the- cans before adding to the buttered noodles; but be careful not to boil or the clams will be tough. Looking forward to summer outings? You can get artificial ice to keep cold foods cold. The artificial ice is a gelatin-type compound; freeze it in your freezer or freezing compartment of your refriger- betore putting n in your picnic the basket or insulated picnic bag. Guaranteed Cold Fur Storage M«» Moving I \k \»?> ll *• • Decision I "l l^a^A 1 1 U f 0 l",f 0,1 I j I \y /I'- \ 1/ an Extension I — J J„ \\ IV; \ If Telephone I How many times have you been in * similar situation? Well there's no need for it. You cm hive t conveniently located bedside extension telephone thtt lets you reach instead of run. Call our business office today for information aboot low cost extension service. erORCHIVE* . SOCIETY NEWS c O The Dixon Evening Telegraph — Dixon, Illinois WSCS Has May Breakfast, Elects Officers When the Woman's Society of Christian Service, Methodist church, held their May breakfast in the church, nearly 80 members were present. The tables < lovely with pastel cloths and bas kets of spring flowers. Airs. ward Blum was chairman of the kitchen committee for planning the breakfast and Mrs. Herbert Schumacher, the dining room com mittee. Mrs. C. F. Johnston greeted the members and guests and presided •er the business meeting. Mrs. Sidney Bloomquist and Mrs. . M. Greene presented a skit telling of the School of Missions held at Elmhurst college last •hich will be held this year the last week in June. Mrs. Paul Armstrong, chairman of the nominating committee, read of officers and secretaries for the new year and they were then elected. Mesdames A. E. j Marth. Crawford Thomas and Les- \ lie Hinkle also Miss Minet Wagner - were on the nominating committee. Officers are: Mrs. Jo Van Meter, president; Mrs. Harry Miller, vice president; Mrs. R. H. Campbell, second vice president; Mrs. L. W. Feik, recording secretary; Mrs. Edward Blum, promotion secretary, and Mrs. Allen Thompson, treasurer. Secretaries are: Mesdames Eric Gerdes and Ralph LeFevre, christian social relations and local church activities; Sidney Bloomquist. missionary education: H. J. Schumacher, student work: Floyd Jenkins, spiritual life: F. G. Eno, status of women; C. C. Hintz, supply work: Sheldon. Bross, literature and publications; W. L. Stitzel. fellowship; Lyle Jef-fers, membership; Bert Jacobson and Al Tice. music: Miss Estella Anderson, publicity, -and Mrs. Charles Johnston, adviser. Mrs. L. H. Cain gave the devotional period, using as her theme, "Be Ye Doers of the Word." Mrs. Helen Martin, daughter of Mrs. Vernon Mays, sang "Soft Were Your Hands. Dear Jesus," and "Homing." Mrs. Bert Jacobson was her piano accompanist. Mrs. Johnston, directed the pledge service as Mrs. Jacobson played,. "We've. 'a Story to Tell." Pledge cards were taken care of at this time. The next meeting will be a dessert luncheon Thursday, June 2, in the church. ST. JAMES AID The St. James Aid society will meet Wednesday, June 1, in the St. James church. There will be a 12:30 o'clock scramble dinner. Hostesses are Mrs. Charles Ship-pert and Mrs. Amy Wolfram. Roll call will be answered with a Father's Day verse. Mrs. Leon Burket will give the scripture. It is said that the mullet if only fish rich enough to fry i own fat. the Engaged to Wed MR. AND MRS. FORREST CHAN- ni.F.R. fit?, Carroll Ave.. Dixon announce the engagement of their eldest daugnter. uiane l^ouise. iu Joseph E. Kurzrock. son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kurzrock, 401 South Peoria Ave. Diane will grad-uate from Dixon high school in June. Her fiance is employed b\ vledusa cement piam. a winter wedding is planned. To Wedding Mr. and Mrs. Gordon S. McDon ald were in Orion, 111.. Sunday, to attend the wedding of Nancy Roberts and John F. Poust. Portland, Ore. Nancy is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. is. Kooeris, iormeriy of Dixon. ERB CLASS TO MEET The ERB Sunday school class of :. Paul's Lutheran church will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2. in the fireside room of the church. Hostesses will be Mes dames Sadie Shippert, Estella Borncamp and Jennie Wickey and Miss Ida Ware. PAST NOBLE GRANDS The Past Noble Grands club will meet Thursday, June 2, with a 6:30 o'clock scramble supper in the IOOF hall. A business meeting and social hour will follow the supper. This is the meeting that was postponed from May 19. AT "HAZELWOOD" Mrs. Charles R. Walgreen enter tained a number of guests from Chicago at ••Hazelwood", her Rock River estate. Dixon, over tne Me morial day weekend. RETURNS FROM COLLEGE Miss Ann Lesage. daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Lesage. Chu-la Vista, returned home today following her sophomore year at Marymount College, Tarrytown, New York. IDEAL CLUB TO MEET Mrs. Louis Meppin will be hostess to the Ideal club at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Francis Waytenick. Current events eai'. vill answer roll A delicious twist of slender leather strips mold Grapevine gently but firmly to your foot. Cobblers uses the pick of the skins . . . glove-supple mellow-leather to caress your every step. A deep foam cushioned platform atop a flattering wedge makes walking a new joy. Charge Accounts InviHd A 121 FIRST ST. — DIXON OPEN SATURDAY UNTIL 9 P. W. Girl Scout Troop 26 Has Family Night; Annual Court of Awards Members of Girl Scout troop 26, Lincoln school, held their family night and annual court of awards recently in Loveland Community House. The evening began with a 6 :30 o'clock scramble supper. Spring flowers were used in decorating the tables as was a centerpiece of a globe with world dolls representing igirl scouts around the The following program was pre sented: songs, "Our Chalet Song" Our Mothers Will Shine To night", the scouts; accordian num bers, Deanna vernier; violin seiec-1 Gelene Noble; piano num- ; bers, Barbara Borelli and a child demonstration, Jan Nelson, Pat Roberts and Barbara Borelli. Also a highlight of the program was the crowning of the troop's Cookie Queens, the girls who had, sold the most girl scout cookies. Phyllis Holderman. Gelene Noble, Mary Fisch and Pat Roberts were crowned queens with gifts from the troop, presented Phyllis and Gelene the top sellers. Norman W. Dietrich, lead-in charge of the court of which included: pledge to the flag, the Girl Scout promise slogan, motto and laws and singing of "America the Beautiful.'' The scouts all received thejr first class badges also their needlecraft •orld TreFoil, child care and :embership star badges. The young ladies presented cor sages to their mothers and lead 's, Mrs. Dietrich and Mrs. Iv Floto. Special guests for the ev. pianist. ere: Mrs. virgii wasson a Lloyd Black, who acted Committees for the evening In cluded : decorating. Mrs. Nildo Borelli, Phyllis Holderman, and Barbara Borelli: table, Jan Nelson Roberts; hospitality, Deanna Vernier and Gelene Noble :leanup, Mary Fisch and all girls of the troop. At the evening s close the scouts presented their leaders with Girl Scout billfolds. Elks Aux xihary The Elks Ladies auxiliary will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, at the Elks club for an afternoon of cards. There will be a 6 o'clock scramble dinner with husbands invited to attend. Anyone wishing to attend the dinner but not the afternoon event, may obtain reservations by calling the club. Mesdames Howard" Lieber. Evar Swanson and E. M. Greene are hostesses. Giaduation Gift Special PARKER PEN & PENCIL SETS Reg. 522.50 "51", now SJ5 Reg. $20.25 "51", now $12 Reg. $8.75 "21", now $6.25 Also Farker Jotter fens S2.95 to S5.00 HESS BOOK STORE r Galena Aven Legion Auxiliary Holds Initiation At Recent Meeting When the American Legion Aux iliary met May 25, in Loveland Community House, initiation was a highlight of the evening.' Mrs. Ray Clinite, first vice president, called meeting to order. :rs. Donald Phillips, sgt. at is, presented the following new nbers to Mrs. H. F. Walder. 3:h c wight Mondlock, Rob- Walter Phabl, Bud Ronald Potter. Viola Crawford. May Sawyer and Will- m McConnell. Following the initiation, Mrs arcia Holderman. chaplain, Attending the Steel City Kennel club Puppy Match. Gary, ind,, recently. Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. Hoyle, Plum Hollow road, took top prizes with their pug puppies. First prize went to Jttoyie s bap-Ji-ian and second to Tinker s Mistres: Merrie. in the male and femah four month old class and third prize went to Tinker's Black Nico-lei in the class for. black males six months old. There were seven puppies up to eight months old, in this class. Over 350 puppies, of all breeds up to one year old comprised the ^ EASY MODERN METHOD _J WURUTZER ORGANS Com* in today Phone 2-7861 MILLER MUSIC STORE 101 Peoria Ave. — Dixon ^^£^ ^ GRE| jy !^.! ^ ^^^^^^^^^^^ X / ~ Mary did Marilyn didn't . . . have her lovely cottons Sanitone dry cleaned* Why risk wash-tub wilt? We are proud to offer Sanitone Cotton Clinic service.* It's a wonderful new way to clean dainty summer cottons perfected by the originators of famous Sanitone Dry Cleaning. Even the sheerest, most delicate fabrics are restored to like-new freshness and beauty. So why risk wash-tub wilt in ordinary home laundering? Call us for Cotton Clinic service today. Dial 3-7373 for Free Pick-up & Delivery KLEINSCHMIDT CLEANERS Your Licensed Sanitone Cleaner 76 GALENA AVE. DIXON, ILLINOIS Tuesday, May 31, 1955 Social Calendar Wednesday Elks Ladies auxiliary in club house. Cards. 2 p.m. Scramble dinner for members and husbands, o'clock. Prairieyille Social circle, home : Mrs. Frank Beck, .Sterling. 12:30 o'clock scramble dinner. yal club. St. Paul's Lutheran church, church basement. 8 p.m. St. James Aid society. St. James church. 12 :30 o'clock scramble din- Dixon chapter, DeMolay, Masonic Temple. 7:30 p.m. Ideal club in Francis Waytenick home, Mrs. Louis Meppin, hostess. LOYAL CLUB TO MEET The Loyal Club of St. Paul's theran church will meet at 8 p Wednesday. June 1. in the church basement. The film. "Home Foi will be shown. This i: Js'achusa Home. ducted a memorial service assisted la V by Mrs. Theodore Mason. For the music Jane Howe sang a solo accompanied by Mrs. Frances Swam and Jane and Melissa Reuter played accordion numbers. Gold star mothers were presented gifts. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Holderman. Delegates to the 13th district con-yention. June 11. in Erie, are Mesdames Ray Clinite. Clyde Cooley, Frances Brewer, Walter Kyger and Irene ' Vickery. Mesdames P.oy DeWerff. Peter Phalen, Pearl Blackburn, Emma Swanson and Marcia Holderman are alternates. _ Win Honors ■ of ; AT LESAGE HOME CALLOUSES? Get COVFORMAL SHOES Molded to Your Individual Arches Today ERZINGER'S Page 5 To Michigan t Mr. and Mrs. Roy E. McCltary and children. Scott and Deborah'; formerly of Rockford, left the Duo. Enjoy Your Summei With a New Casual Haii-Do One of our carefree new styles will make your hair so much easier to care for during the months ahead. lirport Sunday morning for their new home in Rochester. Mich: vhere Mr. McCleary has b»en nade general manager of Pressed Products, Royal Oak. Mich. He is son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy S. McCleary, Rt. 1. Dixon. Weekend guests or the Roy 5. McClearys, Rt. 2, wi>r- Mr. and Mrs. Gordon L. McCleary. De» Moines, la. and the Roy E. Mc Cleary family. DeMOLAY TO MEET The Dixon chapter a? DeMolay *ill meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday n the Masonic Temple. ■nrts that I want * new perfume. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Godskin and j »<« »»t 1 ""is Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Glasser. ! 'a**"1* one.— >li Chicago, were weekend guests of i- jDr. and Mrs. Charles Lesage, Chu- Perfume That Clings Q. »par Penny: I adore perfume, but for some reason or other its fragrance just doe* not last on me. I have told several of my ind out about a A. W. particularly good idea. for women who claim that perfume does not "stay with them" is a Liquid Skin Sachet. It smooths on the skin very easily, and lingers longer because of its sachet base. It has a slower rate of diffusion and evaporation than any other type of fragrance and was originated by Houbigant. Try their Chantilly Liquid Skin Sachet. Only Jl.85 plus tax at Villiger's Drug Store. 115 1st St. Ph. 3-0251— Adv. 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