Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 17, 1950 · Page 10
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Alton, Illinois
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ALTON IVtNttiO ttUtOHAMI TUESDAY, JANUARY in IfM Society... PARtdat •tDOlNOS MlM AMtewt Mr. And Mrs. Raymond D. Andrew* of 1705 Rodgers avenue are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Sylvia Jane, to Howard Lawrence Wallln, son of Mr. and Mrs. . Roland E. Wnllln Fof Hinsdale, III. Miss Andrews is a graduate of Alton Senior High School and the University of 1111: ' nois, June, 1949, MlM Andrews, with an AB degree in the College of Education. She was a member of Alpha Omlcron Pi and the "Mask and Bauble" of the Theater Guild. Sfle Is a member of tho tench- Ing staff at Butler grndo school in Springfield, 111. Mr. Wallln Is a student at the University of Illinois and will bo graduated in February as a civil engineer. He is president of his fraternity, "Phi Knppa Psi," He served In the United States Army for three years. Clnbaiifh to Wed The engagement and approach ing marriage of Miss Helen Cla baugh to Marvin Mallory, son of Mr. and Mrs. Orvllle Mallory 555 Hamilton ave nue, Wood River, has been made known by Miss Clabaugh's par ents, Mr. and Mrs, George Cla baugh of 635 Whltelaw ave> nue, Wood River The couple has Mis* Clflbnuuh. selected April 16 as the date of their coming mar riage. Mr. Mallory, employed as a carpenter In Kirkwood, Mo., and tits fiancee are graduates of East Alton-Wood River High School. Krcider-llemlorson Announcement, is being mnde of the engagement of Miss Kathleen Henderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Henderson, 2880 Hillcrest avenue, to Leonard Krelder. Miss Henderson, graduate of Marquette High School, Is a member of Grately's clerical force. Mr. Kreider Is a graduate of Alton High School and is associated Mlm Henderson. with W. Shlller and Company, photographic supplies, St. Louis. He Is the son of Mr. and Mrs, William Krelder, 1200 East Seventh street. Party «t North Side Pivot card party will be given at. the North Side shelter house by the auxiliary to the North Side Boosters Club Wednesday night. A W Birthday* Observed Raymond Eidson, spn of Mr. and Mrs. Orban Eidson of Cottage Hills, and Mrs. Kenneth Myers were honored Thursday night, at a birthday party. Thirty-five relatives and friends were in attendance. , Forming Auxiliary Forming Auxiliary will have a meeting Wednesday at 12 o'clock at Onlzed Club. Member* of Comedy Cunt Greencastle, Ind., Jon. 18.—Ernest Thayer o£ 1616 • Warden n venue, Alton, has been named to the cast of the 1950 Monon Review, all-student musical comedy produced annually at DePauw University, it was announced here today. The play, "You've Got to Be Wrong," was written by Al Rles, Milwaukee, Wis., Walt Meade, Bicknell, and Bill Anderson, Wyandotte, Mich. It will be presented Feb. 23-25. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Wlllard C. Thayer, Thayer is a sophomore in the DePauw School of Liberal Arts and is specializing in pro- rnedical studies. He is a member • of Duzer Du, dramatics honorary, and was recently pledged to Beta Theta Pi, national social fraternity. Party for Glenn Kelrle Mrs. Glenn Kelrle of 1118 Hunter court gave a parly^ Sunday night in honor of Mr. Kelrle, and 14 guests were in attendance. The social event was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Bolster, 1117 East Fifth street, and cards were played. Mrs. Keirle served lunch to the guests, and prizes were awarded to Mrs. Donald OH, Gordon Keirle and Nelson McBrien. Morgan-Cole Announcement Mr. and Mrs. Lindsay Cole o( 513 Acton avenue, Wood River, have announced the engagement and approaching marriage of their eldest daughter, Miss Mary Lucille Cole, to Victor Dale Morgan, son of Mrs. Ethel Morgan or 2309 Judson avenue, and the late William MWKB". Miss Cole hus chosen Saturday, February 18, as the date of her marriage. The prospective bride, who is employed in the office of Western Cartridge Co., was graduated from the East Alton-Wood River High School. Mr. Morgan attended Alton HI^Ii School and served for four and one-half years in the Marines, Ho is associated with the J. H. Waiters Company. _-•_ Bouniun ChrUtfiilnir Virgil Lee Bowman, son of Mr, and Mrs. John William Bowman, was christened Sunday In SI. Pat- rlck'i Church by the Rev. C. Glerut. Sponsors were Mr. mid Mrs. Joseph J. Malone. A christening dlnnw was served at the Bowman home. Exckmifette dub lo Meet Members of the Exchangette Club will meet Thursday night at 8 o'clock at Mineral Springe Hotel Mrs.^ Lester Cherry is In charge of reservations. Program for O, C. 8. Alton Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, will have a program Wednes day night in connection with a staled meeting. Readings will be given by Mrs. Geneva McCoy, The chapter meets at the Masonic temple on State street. — •— Party for Mr*. Borne* Mrs. Fred Selhlme and Mrs. Harold Burger gave a party, at the home of Mrs. Henry Melsen- heimer, 313 Dry street, Monday night, honoring Mrs. Robert Bornes. Bunco was played, and the hostesses served refreshments. Mrs. Bornes received gifts, and Mrs. Myrtle Patterson, Mrs. Robert Bornes, Mrs. Lester Ogle, Mrs. Darrell Oscland and Mrs. Rosa Selhlme were awarded prizes. _4>_ Birthday Party Saturday Mr. and Mrs. John H. Mullen of 2219 St!atc street gave a party Saturday afternoon, from 2 to 4 o'clock, entertaining 16 boys In honor of their son, Tommy, on the occasion of his eighth birthday. The guests were classmates of Tommy, a second grade pupil at. St. Ambrose school. Games provided entertainment, and lunch was served towards the close of the afternoon. Jimmy Long, Michael Mullen, Joey Hefley, Jimmy Lewis and Tommy Mullen were awarded prizes. Mrs. Roy Belser, Tommy's aunt, and Miss Agnes Nash assisted in entertaining and serving. _ 4, _ School of trutriiction School of instruction for Carlln Rebekah Lodge, 248, will be held Thursday, with Mrs. Mary Rudolph of Mourtt Olive In charge. Sessions will be held afternoon and evening, and a covered dish dinner will be served. Visiting Rebekahs will be welcomed. , ^ _ Addreue* AAtJW Meet ins; Mrs. J. F. Schlafly, jr., addressed a meeting of the East St. Louis chapter of the American Association of University Women last week, Mrs. Schlafly, who spoke on "Planning Pay Dividends," spoke of the universality of money problems and referred to Dale Carnegie, who wrote in his book "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," "that 70 percent of all our worries are about money." She recommended long range plans for saving, suggesting that most persons should have a nest-egg of two or three months' Income, and on annual saving of two-months salary in such a plan. She stressed the necessity of adequate insurance and comprehensive wills, which were revised nnd gone over occasionally so that they might always be in order to meet the changing needs of the beneficiaries. _ ^ __ IU<c«iv«>* While Veil Sister Maura Davey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Davey, >M8 East Eighth street, who entered I he Urstilinc Order In July, received the white veil in a ceremonial held Monday at the Ur- sullnc Novitiate near Festus, Mo. Sister Maura will he remembered as Miss Sarah Mae Davey. Present at the reception, in addition lo Mr. and Mrs. Francis Diivey and members of their immediate family, were the Rev. T. R. Shea of Old Cathedral, Mrs. Joseph Peters, Mrs, Hugh Davey and daughter, Mary Ann; Mrs. Carol Weinrlch, Miss Joan Schulz and Miss Patricia Kennedy. Registration at Shurtleff Opens Final classes of the fall term at Shurtleff College were hold Monday. _ Students began taking final examinations today. The term ends Friday. Registration of new students wish to enter the college for the spring term Is now in progress. The college offers courses for those Just finishing high school, transfer students from other schools, and for veterans who wish to attend under the provisions of the GI Bill. The new term gets under way Jan. 23 with registration for all students. Classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 24. Twenty-two students will finish course work for degrees at the close of the present term. They will receive degrees at commencement exercises In June. Births WHO'S WHO AT SHURTLEFF—Seven students v/ho have been chosen as representatives to be listed in "Who's Who Among Students In American Colleges and Universities." From left, seated, are Edward Ceriing. lla Raffaelle, Bill Reed. Standing are Walter Brown, Ralph Morrison, George Gaunder, Robert Vancil.—Photo by H. Peek. Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Herb of 1228 Rock Spring terrace are parents of a son, Robert Allen Jr. The baby, their second child and first son, was born at 10 a. m. today in Alton Memorial Hospital. Their other child, Susan, Is 3. Robert Allen jr., Is the grandson of City Comptroller W. J. Herb and Mrs. Herb of 2308 Brown street. Mr, and Mrs, C. J. Watts of Girard are announcing the birth of a daughter at 4:02 p. m. Monday In Wood River Township Hospital. A daughter was born to Mr. nnd Mrs. William Marrs of 133 Eckhard avenue, Wood River, at 4:15 p. m., Monday In Wood River Township Hospital. The baby, the YM Prepares for Member Roundup "We're just "about ready now for the starting gun," Big Boss "Grainy" Bob Jadwin announced this morning as he was discussing the fourth annual YMCA membership round-up which starts a week from today, Jan. 17, at 12:05 p. m. "Our leadership is taking finnl shape, we've got the cowgals as the assistants on each range, we're going to have some mighty fine programs, the publicity material is about ready to go, and the promotional material to prospective 'mavericks' (members) will be mailed the end of this week," Jadwin added. couple's eighth child, weighed six , Postponing the opening kick-off pounds and five ounces. I day one week, has enabled the Mr. and Mrs. Claude Davis of 132 Barr avenue, Jerseyville, have announced the birth of a daughter, Susan Marguerite. The baby, weighing six pounds and three ounces, was born at 9:22 p. m., organization to get set in a better way than any of the three previous years. "Sherlock" Frank Hollis, boss of the L & C Range, has secured as his foremen "Skinner" Howard Otstot, "Spiker" Joe Hornsey, "Coop" C. S. White, and Monday in Alton Memorial Hos- j ,. LQW Carbol y. G . R. Clarke." Rel )ltal> port meetings are scheduled for Announcement has been made of the birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Don Myatt of Bunker Hill. The baby, their first child, was !>orn at 1:15 a. m. today in Alton Memorial Hospital, weighing nine rounds and four ounces. Church Events I Charles Starr Buried At Olympia, Wash. Funeral service's were conducted Monday nt Olympia, Wash., for Chnrles Starr, 92, n former resident of Alton. He was married to the former Miss Alice Riehl of Alton, who survives him. Starr, wlwf was 92 inst Align.. , has been In Washington for the past 50 years, and before his retirement had been n building contractor. He was a son of the Inte Mr, nnd Mrs. James E. Starr, early residents of Alton, His wife Is n sister to Walter nnd Edwin Riehl, Mrs. Emma Gibbons, and Misa Amelia Riehl, all of Alton area. Surviving in addition to his wife me a son, Robert, Portland, Ore., a sister, Mrs. Susan C. Kressiuan, Portland, Ore., and a grandson. HOIIK Kong, China, will license no more left-hand-drive vehicles. tit «TATB-A|.TON, "WlMf* fpN MMte SUU." $19.10 Small Down FuyiiMtiil, Term*. SINGE* SEWING CCNTER St. Regular mid-week services will be conducted at Trinity Lutheran Ihurch Wednesday evening, beginning at 7:30. Mid-week services will be held in the Twelfth Street Presbyterian Church Wednesday evening at 7:30. Ruth Circle will meet at Twelfth Street Presbyterian Church Thursday i*t, 1:30 o'clock. Hostesses will be Mrs. Victor Unterbrink, Mrs. Lloyd Smith, Mrs. William Wohlert, Mrs. Joseph Wilson, Mrs. Harry Wild and Mrs. Stella Vohs. Circle 1 of the First Methodist Church, will meet at the home of Mrs. Eunice Hill, 2700 College avenue, Thursday. Dessert will be served at 1 o'clock. Mrs. Hill nnd Mrs. G. D. Helmlck will be hostesses, and Mrs. Paul Brown will be in charge of devotions. Mid-week service will be held Wednesday evening at 7:30 o'clock at the First Baptist Church, nnd the Rev. R. E. Turnbull, minister, will be leader of the study of Chapter 17 from the Acts of the Apostles. Advisory board will meet at. the First Baptist Church tonight at 7:30 o'clock, and adult, choir will have n rehearsal at 8:15. Jan. 27 nt 6:05 p. -m.; Jan. 31 at 7:10 a. m.; Feb. 2 at 12:05 and tin. final meeting on Friday ning Feb. 3. Soroptimists Hear Talk by Schlosser Soroptimist Club of Alton had a luncheon-meeting Monday at the Mineral Springs Hotel, and three new members, Mrs. Ralph Gould of the Gould Music Co.; Mrs. J. Carrol Peters, manager of Peters gift shop, and Mrs. Clarence E. Kibby, director of admissions, Western Military Academy, were presented by Mrs. Ralph H. Lan- Deanery Women to Receive Communion Alton Deanery, Springfield Diocesan Council of Catholic Nurses, will receive Holy Communion In St. Patrick's Church Sunday, January 22, at 7:30 o'clock. Breakfast will be served at St. Joseph's Hospital, and the Rev. Edward Dunn of St, Patrick's Church and Dr. Bernard A. Donnelly will address the nurses. Reservations for breakfast will be received until Thursday by Miss Mercellne Menson, 3501 Franor avenue. HenryGerber,Wife MarmdW Years To Mark Anniversary at Streaior Wednesday Mr. and Mrs. Henry Getter, former residents of Alton, will observe the sixtieth anniversary ot Ihelr marriage In Streatw, Wednesday. Mr. Gerbef, 87, and his wife, 78, left Alton 12 yeart ago and are residing at 908 Bern* stein, Streator. Mr. and Mrs. Gerber have six sons and daughters; 26 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. They are natives of Germany but were married in this country. One son, Arthur Gerber, died 13 yean ago. Mr. Gerber Is a retired employe of Standard Oil Co. The sons are Harry of St. Louis, and William of Alton, and the daughters are Mrs. William Rohlman of Streator, Mrs. R. L. Pierson of St. Louis, Mrs. John .Wagner of Streator, and Mrs. Anthony 3. Curlovlc, Alton. Shurtleff College 'Kornival 9 Is Slated Jan. 27 A "Kampus Kornival" is slated Friday, Jan. 27, at Shurtleff College annex. (A "Kornival," according to student definition, is a carnival that is staged before the carnival season arrives.) Purpose of the event is to raise funds for several student hot/ functions, Including the support of an orphan adopted by Shurtleff students last-year. "It takes $15 each month to meet the cost of her living expenses," said Gaunder. Additional funds are needed by the students to pay the balance on the television receiver located in the student lounge, and for student activities for the coming semester. gen. Mrs. Allan Dean gave a welcome to the women introduced. C. J. Schlosser of the C. J. Schlosser & Co. gave an informative talk on income tax, tracing | Attractions, which are to be open to students, faculty and townspeople, include the usual carnival skill games such as the basketball toss, golfball throw, darts, cork gun shoot, dunk the freshman, plus a minstrel show, a puppet show, sideshow featuring student musicians, the wishing well, and the like. Hot dog stands will b«- set up as well as a "French Cafe," plus stands for the distribution of refreshments. Booths and attractions will be sponsored by the following campus organizations: French Club, Wom- the history of the payment of in-1 en's Recreation Association, Ger- come tax. He was presented by Miss Pauline Sehroeder, an accountant for the Schlosser firm. Mrs. Emil A. Huber presided during a business session. Miss Eleanor Mawdsley, executive secretary, Associated Charities, will address the club Jan. 23. SIU to Offer Extension Courses at Edwardsville EDWARDSVILLE, Jan. 17.—Arrangements are now underway for Ladles department of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ will meet, at the home of Mrs. William Rodgers, 1726 Alby street, Wednesday evening. Circle 2 of the First Methodist Church, will meet with Mrs. S. A. IJeck, 822 Spruce street, Thursday at 1 o'clock, and Mrs. William P. Stallings will be leader of devotionals. Mrs. Beck wi'll be assisted in entertaining by Mrs. A. P. Stuart and Mrs. A. S. Robinson. Group 3 of the Cherry Street Baptist Church will meet in the home of Mrs. Edna Wallace, 1121 Brown si reel, Wednesday at 1 o'clock. Mrs. Pearl Yenny will be leader of devotions. two college credit extension; the Presidents. courses to be offered here during the sprinR months by Southern Illinois-University, Carbondale, but det'ailed Information on the courses will not be available until next week. • The announcement was made Monday by County Supt. of Schools George T. Wilkins, who said he had received many inquiries on the courses, especially from teachers in the county school system. Information on subjects to be offered, names of instructors and the organization dates for classes should be received at his office man Club, Tolman Hall, Mu Gamma Gamma, Sigma Zeta, Delta Rho Mu, Alpha Phi Omega, Alpha Epsilon Rho, Sigma Tau Delta, the freshman class, and Future Teachers of America. George Gaunder, president of Shurtleff students, has announced he has appointed his ace promoter, Carlton Lutz of Alton, to head up arrangements for the student affair. The event is being sponsored by the President's Club, composed of the head of each campus organization. Lutz is chairman of by early next week, Supt. Wilkins said. Classes will meet one night a week at Edwardsville Junior High School during an 18-week period. Each of the courses carries four quarter-hours of college credit. !M)0 Meld in Diamonds A party was given Monday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Tuxis class will have a covered , J. Long of 1711 Clawson street, dish dinner and meeting Wednesday at 6:30 o'clock at the First Methodist Church. Interior Decorating to Be Discussed at YWCA Interior decorating with an no- sent on seasonal renovation will be discussed by George Juttcmeyer at 1:30 p. m., Thursday at the YWCA. Other items on the Ladles Day Out program are exercises to music nt IIV.HO a. m., dips with individual instruction at 11:15, luncheon from 11:15 to 1 nnd nursery school from 10 io 3. in observance of Mr. Long's birthday. Pinochle was played, and Mrs. Vivian Martin held'1500 meld in diamond*. A single deck was j used by the players. Applet for America Apples, both wild nnd cultivated, were grown over a wide area of Europe, nnd were brought to America when Europeans began to settle here more, than 300 years ago, Canasta Classes Planned at YMCA An instructor for canasta has been obtained by the YMCA, it was announced today by Education Chairman William Newberry, She is Mrs. E. N. Carlson of Webster Groves, Mo., instructor at the downtown YMCA in St. Louis. "To offer this course to the people of this area it will be necessary that 20 persons register for the course before Feb. 7," Newberry stated. Anyone may register by calling the Young Men's Christian Association. Providing there are enough registrants the class will begin Monday, March 6, and will consist of four I 1 /.*-hour sessions from 8:30 to 10 p. m, ' Other courses . to be offered by the YMCA informal school are music appreciation, telephone techniques, woodworking and discovering and using aptitudes. A course in dog obedience training will begin January 18 at 7 p. m. All classes will meet at the YMCA. Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK" A new company has been tf tnblUhed in Norway to produce galalith, a plastic material mffde from casein and obtained as • byproduct of cheese manufacture. Mrs.FrancesDow Dies at Age 101 In Kansas City Mrs. Frances Dow, widow of John Dow, died at the age of 101 In her home In Katisas City Monday. About 60 years ago the family left Alton for Kansas City, but up to the time she left here Alton had been her home since birth. She was born-and married here and all her children were born In Alton. She had been in good health up to ten days before her death. When she celebrated her one hundredth birthday a year ago last Dec. 30 she was a in good condition and had an active part In the social function marking her centennial birthday. Mrs. Dow's husband Was an Alton businessman. For many years he conducted a store at Third and Piasa streets, in the place he sold 60 years ago to John Snyder and since has been operated in the Snyder name. Mrs. Dow's parents were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wissore and were prominent oldtime residents of Alton. Surviving Mrs. Dow are three daughters and two sons. There are also seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren. A number of nephews and nieces of Mrs. Dow live in the Alton area. /Mrs. Dow's last visit In Alton was to attend the funeral of her sister, Mrs. Mary Pierce of Godfrey. No particulars as to funeral arrangements were sent. It was assumed burial would be tomorrow under Methodist church auspices, at Kansas City, Mo. Personals Hospital Notes Wood River Tmvnship Hospital MMIcif tr«*mi«M ttMty Limttldtt tit Hiwley, Alton. MM. Jiunit* Lev Wood lUvsr. LewU, 13* K««t Penning. Sifftctl tr«*IM««< tlttworth Menk, «m.t« 4, IdwanH- vtlle. AUMtlMM tftvid AfieA M*rt!«, 14 South Delmir, IfertfftM. Mr*. Shit-ley Budde, 1IT W«rt Fifth, Hartford. Tine Baldwin, 884 Miller. Wood River. Mrs. Shirley Lovell, 131 EMt Second. Hartford. Si. Joseph's Hospital Medical TrcitmtRt Mrs. fva Chrlslefon, 1303 Pearl. Mrs. Verna Hester Noble. Oration. Andy HarrUon, 1629 Greenwood. John Ooodmnn, 1008 Alby. Paul Laurent, Godfrey. MIM Lydla Rote, Morton, Hardln, Calhoun County. Tommy Joe Dl»on, «!• Clar. Anthony Balaamo, Wood River, David Russell Lucker, Brighton. Rartleal TrulMCHl _ William Baker. 213 McCatland. East Mr"'. Verna Mae White. »1» Powhatan. Robert Kuhn, 211 Bait Wlteoniln. Mr>. Minnie Ann Schneider, M* tail Lorena, Wood River. Dlimlmli rred Swain. 2000 Amelia. . Mm. Marjorle VanVergen. Alton. William Sandera, 611 Liberty. William J. Miller, Batt Alton. Mr». Mattle E. Travli. 1927 Santord. Mn. Odella Katherlne Voungberg, 1214 Alby. John Oiler. 007 East Fourth. Clifford Eitet. 211 Mather. Fred Fahrig, 713 Glats. Memorial Hospital Metlcut Trettmant Cheryl Warren, 341 Lorena, Wood River. Bill Campagna. 818 State. Nina Adele Dlxon, Cottage Hlllf. Johnnie Robertson. 802 Roedale. Snrglcal Treatment Miss Nellie Thurtn. Fidelity. Kenneth Jenkins, Bunker Hill. Melvin Marr, Bethalto. Mm. Nora Cartwrlght, Jeraeyvllle, *Mrs. Mildred Atterberry. 141* Central. Mrs. Ruby Ingersoll. 4500 College. Herman Rose 209 Ohio. Mrs. Geraldine|Davls and infant ion, 928 Hiley. Frank Eutlrr 1701 Nelson. Charles Ohley, 214 Wisconsin. Mrs. Mary Newnom. 225 Madison. Miss Dorothy Whelchel. Cottage Hills. Alfred Whltten. 2010 Main. Sylvester Breckweg, Alton-Edwardsville road. Gale Beck. 327 Bowman, East Alton. Mrs. Dorothy Whltworth and Infant daughter, Florissant, Mo. _ Truman Gives Goal at Dinner WASHINGTON, Jan. 17. UP» — President Truman says that when he leaves the White House, he hopes the country will be "on the road to accomplishing" world peace and prosperity and welfare for all. In stating this goal, at a dinner of representatives of the Federal Reserve System last night, he did not say when he expects to quit as "head of the greatest government in the history of the world." Nor did Mr. Truman touch on the subject of his proposed new taxes, an item of particular interest to financial circles. He did tell the members of the banking fraternity that one reason he appeared at their dinner was to show "that I do not wear horns and I haven't a tail—I am just an ordinary citizen of this great ,„. „ .. . „ „,.. , tu republic of ours who has the Miss Kathenne E. Wilson of the greatcst responsibility in the Godfrey road, has received word ^. or j d " that a sister, Mrs. Charles Barnard, Mr.''Truman talked extempo- is in serious condition in a hospital, raneouriy without reporters being at Baton Rouge. La. Her son, pregent His remarks were tran- Charles resides there. Mrs. Barnard had been in failing health and developed leukemia. The latest turn in the case was *n attack of pneumonia. Most of her family, including her husband and four children, are with her. Mrs. R. E. Stephenson of 404 East Eighth street, who is spending several weeks in Florida, plans to return home January 28. She was in Fort Pierce last week and is visiting In West Palm Beach this week. Miss Joan Cresswell will arrive home Thursday for a week-end visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert A, Cresswell, 3717 Aberdeen avenue. Miss Cresswell, student at MacMurray College, Jacksonville, will be in Alton during a mid-semester vacation. Mrs. Mary Wilkinson, 70, of 918 Belle street, Is confined to her bed following a fall Friday, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fulkerson of San Jose, Calif., are guests of Mrs. Fulkerson's sister, Mrs. Ethel Mann, 2026 Washington avenue; They formerly resided in Alton. Mr. and Mrs. Fulkerson will attend the wedding of their niece, Miss Joyce Mann, and Warren Gulp February 24. Fred C. Swain of 2600 Amelia street returned home from St. Joseph's Hospital, where he was a medical patient, Monday. ENJOY READ TELEGRAPH WANT ADS ELM DAIRY HOMOGENIZED Mil K Good as MW? It's billtr thai MW! ALTON UNIVERSAL upholstering lives you dollars, gives you the effect of totally new and beautiful furniture at a modest cost. ALTON UNIVERSAL CUSHION 00, ALTON-RIDGE AT SfVENTH DIAL 2-9051 Quality Dry Cleaning EXPERT FUR RESTYLINQ Cash and Carry and Delivery Service STORK'S ClIANtRSwfURRIIW scribed and released by the White House later. . / More Received Child Aid In State Last Month SPRINGFIELD, Jan. 17, W) — The number of Illinois persons getting help under the state-federal dependent children program went up again in December—for the 17th straight month. Assistance was given 92,357 persons, or 677 more than in November, the Illinois Public Aid Commission reported today. Grants to- talled $2,569,027, an increase over November of $21,108. New Strawberries DAVIS, Calif. — (*» — Two new varieties of strawberry have been developed by the University of California College of Agriculture here. Called the Campbell and the Cupertino, they are expected to mature at different times and thus spread the growing season farther. Both are described as fresh market types, not particularly suited to canning or freezing. ^ Women Voters to Meet Thursday 'Group Discttteion' Will Be Topic Alton League ot Women Vote« will m«t Thursday, from 10 ». m. to 3 p. m. at the Young Women 1 * Christian Association. This meet* Ing will be devoted to the subject: "Mow to Conduct and Participate in a Group Discussion." The speakers will be Mrs. Conrad Sotnmer, president, and Mrs. Marry Carlson, program chairman o^ the League of Women Voters of St Louis. Thursday Is Ladles Day Out at the 'Y' which means the nursery will be open and lunch will be served. The speakers will open tho meeting with talks on the techniques of group discussion. Thll will be followed by a group diS' cusslon on "The League's Rol« In the Community" which will illrustrate the points brought out by the speakers. All members of the league are invited to attend and bring friends. Other women's organizations In Alton have been Invited to send representatives. This meeting 1». open to all women in this area. One may atterfd morning or afternoon meeting or both. The league has found the discussion unit program a valuable means, of carrying out its purpose of helping to make the Individual politically effective. "The discussion group is a way of finding points of^agreement, which is basic to democracy. A league publication says 'you can't ask headlines to explain. You can't argut with a radio. You can't discuss with a film and you can't talk back to a book. But in a good discussion with other Interested people, you can determine why certain problems have arisen and consider various means of solvinf them'." Floral Arrangement to Be Studied at Y Monday A course in the instruction o) floral arrangement which will b« taught by William Hoering, flora) designer, will begin at the Young Women's Christian Association on Monday, Jan. 23 at 1:30 o'clock. This is the first in a series of courses entitled Parties, Inc., which is sponsored by the education of the YW, This series is designed with the purpose of incorporating seceral of the arts which should enhance the fun of housewifery and will include phases of decorating, entertaining and general enjoyment of the home. The purpose of the first coursi Is to teach indiviruals the principles of floral arrangement so thai even a few simple flowers may' become outstandingly attractive. Three sessions will be Included in which Mr. Hoering will lecture ai well as supervise practice periods in which the students will make their own arrangements with flowers which will be furnished by him. Those persons who are interested should call the YWCA to enroll in the course as soon as possible as the number is limited. WANT TO MAKE SURE SHE REMEMBERS YOU NEVER FORGET? Kiwid V FtOWEf f R SHOP PHONE 2-2212' 5th For awe-inspiring beauty, take a mythical trip up the Mississippi River ... through the magic of the camera lens . . . "SCENES ALONG THE Me ADAMS HIGHWAY" This book contain* •iflht color and 29 blade and whit* UltutratioM of UM SCMM published in th» last tell W« Ar« Nadaa Tbim Oo Safe ad Sussly Stsra C StSrf i Mot. Art SI* ALTON TEinuni

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