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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 6

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Society. CLUBS 1*AS DAHOHI RKCBPTION8 Mft. - Mrs." James E. Voege of 823 *bftuglas street -was hostess to a pretty- party Friday night when she entertained in honor of Mrs. John S. Cassella. The Voege home Was 'decorated with red carnations ' and white chrysanthemums, and corsages were favors for the guests. Mrs. Cassella was showered with "jfifts of a miscellaneous nature. The guests, occupying two tables, played bridge, and Miss June Hayes, Miss Jane Thatcher and Miss Gloria Voege were awarded prizes. Mrs. Cassella, the former Miss Janet Sharkey, was married De-. cember 16. _ ^ _ ttnle-Beagle Wedding; ;• Mrs, Nellie J. Beagle of Me- 4 Le"ansboro, 111., and Lawrence H. Hale of 306 Smith avenue, East Alton, were married this morning at 11 o'clock In the Asbury Meth- -•odist church, Springfield, 111. The couple was attended by Mr. and Mrs. Clarence H. Hale of Al._. ton. Clarence H. Hale Is a twin brother of the bridegroom. Mr. Hale, 66, and Mrs. Hale, 65, were former schoolmates In Hamilton County, south at McLeansboro, where they lost touch with one another nt about 16 years of age. They renewed their acquaintance nnd friendship three years ago, : after mnny intervening years and -many experiences, when they were brought, together through Mrs, Hale's visiting her nieces, Mrs. Dewey Allen of Roxana, and Mrs. John CooH of Wood River. Mr, and Mrs. Hale will leave «arly Sundny morning for Florida, by way of McLeansboro, where they will spend the next two months, Mr. Hale is associated with his brothers, Walter A. Hale and Clar. ence H. Hale, In the Hale Realty -Company. Mrs. Mary Carnahan of Spring« field, cousin of the bride, was a guest at the wedding, —*— . Beffn-Hendrlclw Announcement' The engagement of Miss Shirley Ann Hendrlcks, daughter o* Mr. and Mrs. Max Hendrlrks of 3226 Brown street, to Daniel A n t*o n Beffa, son of Mr, and Mrs. .Harvey A. Beffa of 5 Lucas lane, Nor- 1 mandy, Mo., has been 'announced to close friends and relatives through Now Year's notes, Miss Hendrlcks Ml»sJIPii<lrlcks. Is a graduate of f?Altort High School and of Monti^ cello College. * She Is teaching In < the East Alton schools. j Mr. Beffa Is a graduate of West- I ern Military Academy and attend- 4 ed'< Missouri School of Mines at Country Ctnfc Rock Spring Country Club will have a New Year's Eve party for members from 9 to 4, and supper will be served at midnight. The clubhouse has been decorated In a combination Christmas and New Year motif. Music will be provided by Sam Moore's orchestra, Fn»t President*' Pnflfiy Past Presidents Parley of th« American Legion Auxiliary will meet Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Lillian Lodge of Elm street. A etive-ed dish dinner will be served at 6:30 o'clock. Party at St. Patrick'* Altar Society of St. Patrick's Church had a Christmas party Wednesday, and luncheon was served. The table ws« centered with a sleigh filled with poln- scttias nnd other Christmas flowers, and covers were arranged for 19 guests. A gift exchange was a feature of the day's program. Hostesses were Mrs. ,1. J. Dromgoole, Mrs. B. J. Llzzo and Mrs. Peter Lleffcrig. Society officers for 1950 are: Mrs. Frank Stiles, president; Mrs. William Cambren,, vice-president; Miss Cora Pile, secretary, and Mrs. Joseph Todaro, treasurer. Mlfts Estrada Engaged Announcement is being made of the engagement of Miss Antoinette Estrada, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Estrada, 120.TWash- Ington avenue, to Peter Manetas, son of Mr. and LAWRENCE H. HALE of East Alton and the former Mrs. Nellie J. Beagle of -McLeansboro. who were married today In Asbury Methodist Church at Springfield. Personals J.H.Dmler,fife Mrs. Peter Manetas of Salome avenue, St. Louis. Miss Estrada Is student at Washington Unl- Miss Estrada. t verslty School of Nursing. She 'is a graduate of Marquette High School. Mr. Manetas owns and operates Montgomery Cleaners, St. Louis. ^ ~—~—~ •. Business Girls Club Business Girls "Club will resume meetings, and programs, Tuesday evening, January 3, at the Young Women's Christian Association. Dinner will be served at 6:30 o'clock. » __*_ nierbaum-Musoi) Engagement Mr. and M.vs. Edwin Mason of 3407 Bodley avenue are announcing the engage their Mar- $ Glenn I He Is an apprentice brew. er'ftor the F'Jstaff Brewing Corpo- x ration, St, Louis. ore being made for a sum- i -. Mrs. Mrs. Raymond D, Andrews of 1705 Rodgers avenue entertained guests this afternoon in hortor of her Bister, Mrs. Richardson Gray of Pine City, Minn. Mrs, Gray, who Is spending a few days at the Andrews homo, is tt|e' widow of a former boys' * secretary at Alton Young Men's Christian Association. Mrs. Gray, rhent of daughter, cella, to Blerbaum. , Miss Mason, who attended Alton High 'School, Is employed In the Alton store of F, W. Wool-, worth Company. Mr. Blerbaum, employed by Cathedral, East Junior High, Roosevelt Junior High, Marquette Highland Alton High. The" refreshment table was dee- orated with lighted tapers and evergreen In the colnj* scheme of silver, red and green. Colored balloons were favors. The grand march was led by Allen Northway and the 1 Misses Nancy Nleolet, Patricia Accarln, Nancy Dalton. and 'LaVern' Clark, members of the committee on arrangements for the dance. The dance, which was semi-formal, was attended by more than'175 junior high school students. Music was on records. . 4 Party at Hancock's .Mrs. Harold Hancock gave a party Thursday night at her home in Northmoor place. Godfrey. A musical quiz and piano selections played by Mrs. Clarence E, Herzog entertained the guests, and refreshments were served by the hostess. Mrs. Leo J. Strulf and Miss Alma Kramer excelled at the quiz and were awarded prizes. A Christmas tree was*erected In the dining room, and New Year's Eve suggestions were used In the appointments of the refreshment table. Attending the party, In addition to Mrs. Herzog, Mrs. Strulf and Miss Kramer, were Mrs. Harry J. Jones, sister of Mrs. Hancock, and Mrs. Charles Wilton of Brighton; Mrs. M. N. BeDell, Mrs. Fred Smnlley, Mrs. William Roller, Mrs. R. H. Roadhouse, Mrs. Emll Michelbuch, Mrs. Cerftldine Nottle- man, Miss Emma Morris, Mrs. James HosUlns, Mrs. Viola Metzger, Mrs. Earl Hauck and Miss Verna Laux. Mist Barbara Robertson, dfttigft* tef ol Mr. and Mr*. Frank D. Flnlay,, 3029 College avenue, hftd M a guest Friday Miss Betty Hershbach of Red Bad. Miss Robertson and Miss Hershbach are classmates at the tJeaconness Hospital School of Nursing, "St Lotrtl, and they will resume their studies January 2. Kenneth Surge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth A. Burge, 439 Belleview avenue, a sophomore at Washington University, St. LonU, will return to school In time to resume his studies January 4. He spent the holidays with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph G. Melllng, 2701 State street, returned Wednesday from a 10 days' stay in South Carolina and Florida. They visited Mr. Melllng's mother, Mrs. Joseph G. MeJilng sr., his brother, Capt. Robert Melllng, and his sister, Miss Mary Melllng, at the naval base In Charleston, S. C., where Capt. Melllng Is stationed. Enroute home, they drove through Florida. Miss Mary Ann Melster, daughter ot .Mrs. Emily Melster of 1816 Main street, will return to Champaign Tuesday to resume her studies, at the University of 1111- Bliss Mnson. a photographer, is BtudlO.sln Pine City. operating a Sears Roebuck Company/Is a graduate of Alton High School. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Blerbaum ot Fostorburg. Stragglcm Club Meeting Mrs. Eugene Colbert entertained members of the Stragglers Club at her home, 1127 Elfgen street, Thursday evening. Bunco was played and prizes were awarded to Mrs. Edward BlocUburger, Mrs. Morris Burmester, Mrs. Lawrence Gallaway, and Mrs. Colbert. The club will meet In two weeks with Mrs, Burmoster, 1207 Union street. , , Progressive School Progressive nursery school at the First. Unitarian Church, under the direction of Mrs. Fred Klrsch- ner,.wlll niopen Tuesday after the Christmas holidays. Children attending the school are Harry Levis, Jeanne v Giborson, Susan Gill, Gladys Levis, Janet Elliott, Nancy Hopper, Robert Jones, Kenneth Newberry, Jessie Gaylord, 'John Quackenbush and Scottle Smith. Prior ,to the holidays a Christmas party was given for the pupils, and in the late fall a party was held at the school In observance of Harry Levis' birthday. V i'< j Zcta Formal nt Western i' Thames from Zeta Beta Psl dancejt,for I he past eight years , were incorporated into the 1949 - theme, "Remember," at the an- j, nual sorority formal Friday eve" ning at Western Military Acad* emy. Hugh posters around the i walls depicted scenes from all the dances from 1041 through 1948, 1 "Cherokee," "Sun Valley Serenade," "South American Fiesta," "Small Hotel," "Desert Song," ' "Showboat," "The Last Time I Saw 1 Paris," and "Carousel," I A false celling was formed of | crepe paper streamers, blue, red, I yellow, orange and green, twisted ) with white. The programs, which were given to the guests as they j passed In the giand march, were Shaped like clocks, and they had '| on them the eight years represented In the decorations and the word ..icmber." ; Musle for dancing was provided | 5 ' from 9 to 13 o'clock by Jim f'« Midget's orchestra. More than 225 •couples attcn-'"-! the dance. "; The grand match was led by Mies Margie Benecke, president, j»nd her escoit, Henry Burger jr., ,fM»di Miss Jeanne Berger, vice- president, with Jim Dlxon. They followed by Miss Chailotte Miss Kuulper to Wed !M< o ,'*Y^ • ' ~Y t " M J'j^wyer, secretary, nnd Dan Goi'—•>—•; Miss fierry Hoefert, trc,,- •, an<' Vk- Wllloug >y; Miss je Manns, pledge mistress. Nick Bavis, and Miss Knye Upran, sergeant-at-arms, and rlton Lulis, "Chaperonos wcie Mr. and Mrs. „ R. Benecke, Mr. and Mrs, H, k perger Mr. and Mrs. E, A, i-Sfiwyer, Mr. «nd Mrs. H. F. Hoef- r «rt, Mr. and Mrs. E. M, Manns, Mr, and Mr» William Feld^vlsch, Col. and Mrs. R, I* Jackson, Mr. and Mr% Herbert Ash, and Mrs. " Halloran. Pttrty nt Mks 1 Club The Elk« will have a New Year's p/rty, at the Elks' Club, and flipper will be served, noise-makers, Mr, and Mrs. John Kuolper of Labadlc, Mo., hove made known the engagement of their daughter, Ruth, to Ernest Schultz, son of Mr, and Mrs. Robert Schultz, of Labadlc, Mo. Miss Kuelper Is a graduate of Alton Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, and was employed by the American Smelling and Refining Company, She recently went to Labadie after spending several months on the staff of General Rose Memorial Hospital, Denver, Colo. Mr. Schultz Is associated with the Richardson Corporation of Rochester, N, Y. After serving In the armed forces In Europe for three years Mr, Schultz .attended the David Rankln School, in St. Louis. Miss Kuelper is a sister of Mrs. Howard Gebelein of Roxana, Announced The engagement of Miss Joann Broderlnk, daughter of Mrs. James Broderick, and the late Mr. Brod- evick, of Edwnrdsvllle, to Quentin Elhav.sen, son of Mrs. M, Kthnusen of Edwardsville, has been announced. Prior to going to Edwardsville to reside Mr. and Mrs. Broderick and family lived in Alton. Upper Alton Woman's Club Uppov Alton Woman's, Club vyJH meet Tuesday with Mrs. Frank Hollls and Mrs. W, C. Buchanan. Mrs. W. O. Hampton will review Robert K. Marshall's "Little Squire Jim" and Mrs. David Andrew Weaver will give a selected book review. Junior Hl-V N«w Year's Dunce A huge ova! of colored lights and gayly decorated tables transformed the gymnasium of the Young Men's Christian Association Into a cabaret for the New Year's dance Friday evening sponsored by the Junior Hl-V Teen*. The tables were decorated in the school Neighborhood Party Friday Mrs. Paul B. Cousley and* sister, Mrs. Katharine Drolor, e"ntertalnecl 40 children In the neighborhood of the Cousley home, 437 Belleview avenue, Friday afternoon. Refreshments were served to the guests immediately upon their arrival, and later moving pictures entertained the boys and girls. Miss Ruth OlesOn and Miss Janice Shaw assisted Mrs. Cousley and Mrs. Dreler Irj entertaining, nols. Miss Jackie Boehl will return to Chicago Monday to resume her studies at the American Academy of Art after spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry V. Boehl, 626 East Fifteenth street. Last Thursday she attended a Christmas party In St. Louis given by Miss Mary Lou Bender for members of the Delta Gamma sorority pledge class. Miss Boehl and Miss Bender were classmates at Washington University before Miss Boehl began her work In Chicago last summer. Miss Shirley Wempenj daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Wempen, 1627 Seminary avenue, will resume her studies at Washington University, St. Louis, Wednesday, after spending the holidays with her parents. Paul Harrowood, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond E. Harrawood of Godfrey will leave Monday for Rolla, to resume his studies at Missouri School of Mines. He spent the holidays with his parents. Miss Marilyn Mihlll, daughter Of G. Q. Mihlll, 2612 Watalee avenue, ' will return to Champaign Tuesday after spending Christmas In Alton. She is a student at the University of Illinois. Her brother, Kenneth Mihlll, also a student at the university, will also resume his studies the first of next week, . Richard J. Wilson, a student at Missouri School of Mines, Rolla, will resume his studies the first of next week after a two-week Christmas vacation. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Wilson, 1809 State street. Mrs. C. Dennis Chester, 1522 Henry -street, will return Sunday from Tescptt, Kan,, where she Has been ylsltlng her mother, Mrs. Mattle Bergen the past week. Her daughter, Miss Carlee Chester, is spending a few days in Memphis, Tenn., as a guest of Mr. and Mrs, Robert Whlpple. Miss Chester will return Sunday and will leave Monday to resume her studies at Bradley University, Peoria. Mrs. Leila Malcolm King, a former resident of Alton, is spending a few weeks visiting her sister-in- law, Mrs. W. H. Jylalcolm. She is on her way home to Colorado Sprlngsj Colo., after a visit of several months at the home of her brother, J. M, Malcolm, in Bir- Kt. UOJMtft OMtm.-fMI 61 'gut f §«» *®m ^wttidft* m., tfe a«abtifc#ftg the Wrth ef a faagttef dh Wt&tmy, && tiefeW* 29. fiiey m **rttiW df two oiher children, pMKl II, 3, ftBd CfetaldlnC Lee» IB JrkrtrtJu. MMb Pish is ft daughter of Mn AM.Mrt. Fraftfc SaAefc, 712 Li*> Mr. and Mrs. John M. Dresler of Godfrey celebrated the fifty-1 fourth anniversary of their mar-' riage Christmas, and they were guests of honor at a dinner given by their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ben A. Dresler of Godfrey. Fourteen guests were present. Guests Included Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eggelston and daughter, Linda, of St, Louis, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Eggelston and daughter, Virginia, of St. Louis, arid Mrs. Lula Dicker and John Dresler jr., of Alton. Mr. and Mrs. Dresler have two sons, -Ben and John; one grandchild, Mrs. Robert Eggleston, 1 and one great-grandchild, Linda Eggelston. . Mfc «|rtd Mrs. Carl tSwfiftfcr of «rcfty It* {J&retitt oi ft son. tafcy, thfefr s&oW *fffld* was feoi'n tttf* mofntngv .fcflt batfnei' wufi Before net marriage, Miss Ann & Stirltr, daughter of- Mfc aftd Mrs. Geer^e .Stirltz of Godfrey. Mi*, afid MM. John PaV pf 2317 Glllls stfeet have . ahnotiiiced the birth 'df a daughter, Geotgearfne. The baby, weighing seven pounds and 10 ounces, was born at 10:12 a. m. Friday in Alton Memorial Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Williams of East Alton, Route 1, are par' enfs of their third son and fourth child. The baby was born at 10:37 p, m., Friday In Alton Memorial Hospital, weighing seven pounds and six ounces. A son, weighing five pounds and one ounce, was born at 9:20 p. m., Friday In Alton Memorial Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Warren Hillman of 2314 Amelia street. Announcement has been made of the birth of a son, Michael Earl, to Mr. and Mrs. Sherwood Cronk of 5 Worden court. The baby was born at 3:37 a. m. today in Alton Memorial Hospital, weighing six pounds. A wrttf* flgWMft fjft JA * ?. *L today, at ,fff* gq^^A jftAJiV-SfcMA |4fc Aittea^ i x ' first xJaptwt unnrcii* . • • tfte Rev. fert,cif Saflffin, ftsMir-apptinitea p««tbr, and Mrs; Satldlft *Mll atleftd the service «ftf fit paitbt will speak. \ ,. . The Rev. Sahdlrt %tt cott- duct initial service* as pastot v . of the church Sunday morning. He cttrd Mm Sandin at* ftst&d here yesterday. Bible study services will be held at 8 p. m. Monday through Friday, at the ehuteh. Veep Writes of Love, Devotion , ST. LOWS, Dec. 31 ^- Up — Vice President Berkley, a bride' groom of six weeks, says thj witfcotft love and devotion "life'* a Castle would be drab and uninteresting." Mr. and Mrs. Herbert McAfoos of 2930 Fernwood avenue are parents of a daughter, weighing seven pounds and seven ounces. The baby was born'at 5:15:a. TO. today In Alton Memorial Hospital. Announcement was made at St. Joseph's Hospital of the birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. James Trout of 1321 East Fifth street. The baby was born In St. Joseph's Hospital at 5:43 p. m., Friday. veep, who wa* married to Mrs. Carlton S. Hadley .of St Louis on Nov. 18, contributed an article to the special year-end .edition of the St. Louis Star-Times. He wrote of love dnd prosperity In the new, year and added that It's, a great thlnfe to be ah American. .'•..' ''..'," "I am sur'e that everybody In St, Louts and everyone elsewhere ivlll understand the spirit In which I contribute to anything or any cause that revolves around the fair .city of St. Louis," he wrote "The love ! and devotion of two Individuals to and for eadh other no matter what their calling or condition In life, Is something tha takes on the 'qualities of divinity They constitute the main spring of human life and happiness." Berkley said he feels the new year "holds for Us a very bright prospect Indeed ;••. .The prospects fot business prosperity and for full employment . . . ". Memtfial \ , jaZk.*. ttftftj Barr**, Mwo Mr«. COM BKtiottt W6 . Swan* Stake, Aitt*. ftdate t. Mflft twmiStt*, law Attafi, »*»« i. Mn. SttttH* dutflttddte, 6 W»«*a Pike, St . Dlstfllft»i« Mrt. Ptufltie Meyenb*ff, Coflfrty, Schmidt, a»s M*»fl*id. M». Cilhirtile I^Jatta, M38 ^alnvltw. ChtHt* RfntOaA. Briihtbh, ftettt* 1. John NofthcUtt. 47M Rwld*n«. Bobby SulUvan, 822 South Centril, toxana. , ' , Hu<ht»*tti, 84 South i r«n»fth. VfetKt 5U*** 1 , . Mn. Eth«» Schofltld *nd infant foa, ' MM.' Jewel Duncan and Infant *on, 227 Allen. _ St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Tmtmeni, Terry Lee Dauap*. ion of Mr, Mtd Mn. Lev* Dallape, 528 South Twelfth, Wood River. Oeorea Henry Newnom, 117 H»nty, East Alton. / _ Mrs. Frances D. Grimes, 213 Weit Miss 'Elizabeth Ann* Duncan, S70I college. Mrs. Mabel Donelson, 222 .Maurice. Sam MeUtello, 27 South Main, Wood Mrs*. Oleta Bregenzer, 1205 Marshall, SurfleaT Treatment Rolahd John Mllford, 432 Cliff. Lee ReynbWa, Murrayville. Mrs.. Ruby Turnipfeed, 305 Prospect, DlaiAIiitlt Miss Laura L. Retherford, 3403 Hob- Miss Mabel Beaslejc. 622V4 Ea»t Sixth. Miss l.eona A. Klasher,' 721 Central. Mis* .Judith May Morgan, 512 Qood- fellow. . Mrs. Mary Quigley, 906 Logan. Mrs. Marian Audrey Retzer, Hartford, Mrs. Wanda Lee Forsythe, 1330 East Fourth. Miss Charlotte Jane Southard, Ed- A daughter was born Friday at 12:25 p. m., in St. Joseph's Hospital to Mr. , and Mrs. Bern Dai- ton, 635 East Fourth street. Chlirch Events Masses at the .Old Cathedral Sunda$, New Year's Day, will bo the same as on other Sundays— 5:45, 7:30, 8:30, 10 and 11 a. m. Young Men's Fellowship of the First Presbyterian Church has named the following officers for 1950: James V. Stooker, president; Klrby Slebenthal, vice-president; R. A, Gerhold, secretary, and William Phillips, treasurer, The Bible Presbyterian Church will hold a New Year's Eve watch night service from 9;30 to mid- nlghf at the church, 517 Market street, A time of fellowship will be followed by communion- of the Lord's Supper, At the First Christian Church Suaday evening an Installation service for the newly-elected officers for 1950. wilt be held. The) Installation service will be a repe- totlon pf the candlO'llghting program used last year with a pledge for each one, member and officer alike, • mlngham, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. Philip H. Jones of 614 Blair avenue spent, the Christmas week-end wjth Mrs." Jones' parents, the Rev. and Mrs. O. F. Whitlock, In Harrisburg. 111. The Rev, Whitlock, former minister at First Methodist Church, returned three weeks, ago from Cuba where he conducted a preaching mission. S. E. Adair of Chicago spent the Christmas holidays with his mother, Mrs. . Mary Adalr, 2621 College avenue. ; Miss Marilyn Sheppard,' daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Sheppard, 11Q6 Washington avenue, is spending New Year's week-end at the home of her parents. ,She Is associated with the Blue Shield in personnel work In Chicago. Charles Sheppard, son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Sheppard will leave Tuesday after a two-week vacation to resume his studies at the University of Illinois, Champaign. Mrs. L. H. Blesemeyer has condition was critical for several days, resides .with her son-in-law and daughter, the Rev. and Mrs. Robert Chatfield Kemper, Princeton, 111. Mr. and Mrs. Carl. F. Jessen of the Jessen Conservatory of Music have returned from Chicago where they spent the Christmas holidays. The conservatory will reopen Monday, January 2, and the musical kindergarten of the conservatory will reopen Tuesday, January 3. The condition of Mrs. Blanche Goulding, wife of C. L. Goulding of 720 Euclid place, was reported unchanged today. Mrs Goulding, who-had been a patient for several weeks in St. Joseph's Hospital,' was moved Thursday to St. Anthony's Infirmary. Michael McGlnnis, son of Dr. and Mrs. William S. McGinnis, 719 Riverview drive, has as a guest Tommy Richards of South Bend, Ind., formerly of Alton. To'mmy's brother, Jim Richards, is here visiting Jim Hartnett. Miss Mollle Stlrltz, a resident for many years of the Alton-Jer- seyvllle road, at Melville, is a patient in St. Anthony's Infirmary. Miss Stiritz entered the Infirmary last Saturday. A sister, Miss Dora Stiritz, who resides with her, is staying at the home of a nephew, Emil Kehr, In Alton, so that she will be nearer her sister. Miss Stiritz is able to receive visitors. William Bissinger, Jr., is leaving for his home in Akron, O., Monday after spending the Christmas holidays with relatives. Mrs. Bissinger will remain for a more extended visit, Donald Ramey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry B. Ramny, 3600 Horn street, will return to Rolla the flrsf of next week to resume; his studies at. Missouri School of Mines. He spent a two weeks' Christmas vacation with nls parents. Miss Anita Jane Boyle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred A. Boyle, 1149 Brown street, will leave Monday for Decatur where she is. a student at James Mllll- Arinouncement of the birth of twin sons to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W. Miller of North Hollywood, Calif., , formerly of East Alton, was received ' today by relatives. The babies, Steven Duane and Paul Duncan are first children of Mr. and Mrs. Miller. They "were born Friday evening. One baby weighed six, pounds and six ounces, and the other, four pounds and 15 ounces. The twins are,first-grandchildren of Mr. and Mrs. OWcn Duncan of 305 Broadway, East Alton; the first great-grandchildren of August Bollhorst of East Alton, Mrs. Rosa Havelka of Wood River, and Mr. and Mrs. William Miller, 1808 Jersey, street. Pa- returned to Alton after ' residing in Troy and other places in Missouri for some time, and has taken possession of her home at 1114 McKtnley boulevard. William Hlckerson, sr., left this morning for Hardlnsburg, Ky., to spend an Indefinite time with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Philip H. Jones of 614 Blair avenue had as dinner guests Friday night Mr. and Mrs. Walter Klein of Granite City and Al Hill of Alton. Mrs, Charlotte Owens, formerly of Alton, Is Improving after a serious illness. Mrs. Owens, whose kin University. She was home for two weeks for Christmas. Miss Jeanne BeDell; a student at the University of Illinois, will leave the first part of next week fot- Champaign to resume Jher studies, after a two-week Christmas vacation. She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. N. Bedell, 1620 Clawson street. Mrs. Elizabeth Lehne, formerly of Alton, is visiting ^Ir. and Mrs. William E. Bjssinger, sr., of 607 East Seventh street, and calling on friends. Mrs. Lehne, who came to Alton from Cleveland, 0, where she was the Jguest of her daughter, Mrs. Charles Heilig, is leaving Thursday morning for her home in Los Angeles, Calif. Miss Mary Dell Olin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Spencer *. Olln of Fairmount, will leave Wednesday to resume her studies at -Briarcllff Junior College, Briarcliff Manor, N. Y. Her sisters, the Misses Barbara and Judy Olln, students at John Burroughs School in St. Louis will return'to classes Wednesday, and her brother, Truman Olln, will 'leave Friday for Deorfleld School, Deorfleld, Mass, Miss Ann Waterhouse, a student at BrlaroJiff Junior College, Briarcliff Manor, N. Y., will leave Wednesday to resume her studies. She is the' daughter,of Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Waterhouse of Fairmount. Miss Elsie Hartmann Improves After Surgery Miss Elsie 'Hartmann of 729 Alby street, who underwent an emergency, operatioa for relief of appendicitis Tuesday evening in St. Joseph's : Hospital, .was reported making satisfactory progress" today. Miss Hartmann is now convalescing at St. Anthony's Infirmary so that she can be near her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Hartmann, who is in the Infirmary. Miss Hartmann was stricken unexpectedly with the attack Uon- day. She and her mother had been guests at a family Christmas dinner at the home- of. Mrs. Carl A. Hartmann In Godfrey. : Buenos Aires .Parched, Too BUENOS AIRES, Dec. 3i UP).— Another .big city, has Its tongue hanging out. Buenos Aires, third largest in the Western Hemisphere, faces a water shortage as serious as New York's.,Argentina's minister of public-works threatened to put in Individual water meters if the city's 3,150,000 residents didn't stop wasting water. ternal grandparents, of the babiei are Mr.'and Mrs. George Miller 236 McCasland avenue, East Alton Mr. and Mrs. Gene Miller of North Hollywood, Calif., uncle and auji of the twins are. visiting in East Alton and upon their return tc California January 8, they will b accompanied by Mrs. George Mil ler. •'••'•. „ :• ., ."•• ' ENJOY ELM DAIRY HOMOGENIZED MILK rardsvtlle, Route 1. Laverne C. Bregenzer, 1222 State. Harold E. Cannedy, 622 State. Chief Red Eagle, 131jB Russell. • . John Smith, DOO Washington; William S. Abbott, Clifton Terrace. Charles A. Kovartk. Ed^ardavUle. River Toumship Hosuital Medioal Treatment Terry Eugene Kelly. 3ethalto. Miss Grace Heck, 344 Edwardsvllln, Wood Illver. Surgical Treatment James Ing, 315 Shamrock. East Alton. Thurman , Futhey Jr., 411 Sherman, Bethalto. Richard Barkcy, Cottage Hills. Kenneth Grlnkey, S20 Bering. Alton, Jiarold tant, 199 V/hitelaw, East Aloft. Mrs. Jessie Hendrlcks, 606 Delmar, Hartford. Vernon Jenkins, 132 East Tydeman, Roxana. Lynn McNahney, 105 Missouri, South Roxana. Larry River, Dismissals Colbert. 511 Ninth, Wood Thomas Dlerkes, Moro. < Lawrence McGowen, 510 Monroe, East Alton. ' .'••:•• ' Joyce Cole, South Roxana. Mrs. Betty Stevens and Infant daughter, 830 Wood River, Wood Hlver. In the United States, 87 percent of the farmers have autompblle> and. 36.5 percent have trucks. COME TA . .. Old Fashioned BOX SOCIAL And ^ NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY Sponsored By Walton Chapter of Eastern Star .AT • -• . . ' . FRANKLIN LODGE Tonight; Sat,, Dec, 31st 8:30 No Admission Charge Ladies, Bring n Box Lunch For Two. colors of St. Mary's, St. Patrick's, W*» Wfrk To Auflenoce OPENING SHOP trtU, W*tb*lto Phone wg » I WO Mn. |UffQ Norris OPEN SUNDAY AND MONDAY FIESTA COFFEE SHOP 265 E. FERGUSON -WOOD RIVER SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT OUR DININI) ROOMS AND CRYSTAL ROOM WILL BE CLOSED SUNDAY and MONDAY JANUARY lit, JANUARY 2nd, I9EO, Alton Mineral Springs Hotel GREETINGS! from the llmway Drive-In" We will be closed New ,Ye9rVi,Ye . and will remain closed until Friday, 20th, .. , wkh to thqjik yaw /or yaw throughout the year and hope t° ' ' "1950" "K V "' ( 'Wfl| The time tenon;. * • 'V f , H

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