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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, APRIL 18, tiM MR. AND MRS. JOHN J. KAMMER JR. are picrured in SS. Prter and Paul's Church (Old Cathedral) following their marriage Saturday morning af which M'.gr. W. T. Sloan officiated. The hnde K the former Miss Ann Theresa Fleming.- Staff photo. «5 Tabled at HI'WC Coftl 1'arty Wednesday Guests at the benefit card party of the Alton Business and Professional Women's Cluh occupied 65 tables in the gymnasium of, the Young Women's Christian Associalion Wednesday night. Plans for the party were made by the finance and public affairs commitlee. Mrs. Charles Conley is chairman of the finance committee, and Miss Mary Postlewait is chairman of the public affairs committee. Virginia Ton«or Hnnorrd by Co-workern Miss Virginia Tonsor was guest of honor at a dinner Wednesday evening in the Alton room of Hotel Stratford, given by her fellow employes In the office of Alton Box Board Co. Pastel snapdragons and sweet- pease in several arrangements centered the tables and a gift was presented to Miss Tonsor whose wedding to Louis Batley will take place April 25. Miss Tonsor has resigned her position to complete plans for her wedding, and Wednesday was her last day at the company. Mtaft Ramoiift Renfro Honored Wednesday Miss Beverly Goltz, 2109 Lawton Ave., entertained with a pre-nuptial party Wednesday night in honor of Miss Ramona Renfro, fiancee of Horace A. Napp. The Goltz home was decorated with wedding bells, and two large bells were arranged over the gift table and over the dining room table which was centered by yellow roses and gladioli in a crystal bowl flanked by tapers in crystal candle holders. Bridal games were played and those receiving prizes were Miss Helen Goings, Miss Ann Gedney, Miss Jean Thomeczek, Mrs. Leroy Renfro, and Miss Renfro. Dessert was served by the hostess and her mother, Mrs. Elza Goltz, and afterwards Miss Renfro opened her gifts which were of a personal nature. j 'f Re.ta Gamma ITpsllon Party at Meyer Horn* Lambda Alpha Xi senior chanter, Beta Gamma Upsilon Sorority, was entertained Wednesday night at the home of Miss Patricia Meyer, 1512 Highland Ave., and assisting Miss Meyer as hostesses were Miss Patricia McCann, and Mrs. Robert Londrigan. A demonstration on bennly rare was presented by Mrs. VenrPita Hasemeier of the Merle Norman Studio. Tfce evening's prizes were re- reived by Mrs. Gene Weigler, Mrs. Joe Burns, and Mrs. William Munger. Refreshments were served at a lade hour by the hostesses. ('mixing Club Meets With Miss Marjorle Yost M5ss Marjorie Yost, 915 Royal Sit., entertained the Cousins Cluh members at her borne Tuesday night. Mrs. Harold Horstman, Mrs. BerWey York ."Jr.. Mrs. One Yosti and Mrs. Krnest. Benerke, received prizes for excelling in pinocfile. AftiPr the prizes had been awarded, dessert was served by Miss Yost. In Nlay Cousins Cluh will meet at the home of Mrs. York m Rosewood Heights. Sandra Kay Moore Surprised Misa Sondra Kay Moore, who reside* with her grandparents, Mr. aqd Mrs. Harry A. Moore. 603 Fojrest Ave., was surprised last evening on the occasion of her seventeenth birthday, fin- route to a Junior Achievement meeting Miss Moore stopped at the home of Miss Joan Mover. 1709 Liberty St., and upon her arrival was greeted by friends who planned the birthday surprise. Canasta was played by the 12 guests, and refreshments were served. Miss Moore was the recipient of many birthday gilts. Secret Pal Club At ipiaa Inn Secret Pal Club met Tuesday night at the Spinn Inn for • combined dinner and business session with Mrs. August Finke and Mrs. Thurman Futhey as hostesses. Games, were played, and those excelling were Mrs. Paul Albert, Ml*. Pavld, Gianinni and Mr*. Victor Neunater. 71* nmEl Wfetiag will be in May wit^ tb« club officers in Alliance Wednesday Afternoon Anna D. Sparks Alliance or the First Unitarian Church hart n dessert meeting Wednesday afternoon at, the home of Mr. nnd Mrs. C. J. Weaver, Frontenac PI., Godfrey. T)e.f-sert was served by Mrs. Weaver, Mrs. Edward P. Koeller, and Mrs. William H. Wright before I he business meeting. Mrs. Helen Adsil: of St. Louis spoke on "Us With a Capital U," concerning the adjustment of women to the world situation. This was Mrs. Adsit's second appearance before the Alliance. The next meeting will be a luncheon May 6 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. Nelson Schweppe, 200 Prospect SI. Nameless CJiib In Meeting Wednesday Members of the Nameleses Club were entertained Wednesday by Mrs. Victor Hohman of West. Nineteenth St. Games were played and lunch was served. Mrs. Paul Carpenter, Mrs. William Wilt, Mrs. Mnr- garet Sinclair, Mrs. John .Ia- roby and Mrs. Eleanor Baty were given prix.es. Mrs. Mary Wat kins of ,8'a Kast Kirn St., will entertain the club in two weeks. to W«id In Trinity Church Sunday Miss Marcella Faye Furtweri- glt'r, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Furtwengler, 1817 Liberty St., and Richard Earl Weber, son of Mrs. Ixira Weber of llamel, 111., will be married at 7 o'clock Sunday evening in Trinity Lutheran Church. The Rev. Paul Juergensen will officiate. A reception will follow tbe ceremony at the home of I he bride's parents, Miss Furlwengler will have ns her maid of honor Miss Rulh Weber, a sister of the bridegroom-pled. Bridesmaids will be Miss Sandra Kenecke and Miss Beverly Striihan, Alton, nnd Miss Gloria Rruss and Miss .lean lloehne, SI. Louis. Mr. Weber, when arrived borne Sunday on leave from Hie U. S. Navy, will have his brother, Lawrence Weber of Almagarda, N. M., as his ties! man. Dale Furlwengler, a brother of the bride-to-be, Robert U>emker of Worden, Robert Abel, Granite City, and F.ldor Berlels of Dorsey, will be groomsmen. Mrs. Charles Landlss of 76 Kasl Elm St., entertained wilh H miscellaneous shower last Saturday night honoring Miss Furlwengler and 'M guests were present . Those receiving prizes in names were Mrs. George Lyons, Mrs. Floyd Roderfeld, Miss •lanet I.andiss, Miss Marcella Furlwengler, Mrs. Dick Kessman, and Mrs. Clarence Hunt. •lame* Married in Ki .James Paul Pelaney, son of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Delaney of 811 East Acton Ave., Wood River, and Miss Jean Ellen Steehlinger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wiliiam Steeh- linger of Edwardsville, were married Saturday morning in St. Boniface Church, Edwardsville. The Rev. Falter Cepanis officiated at the double ring ceremony and at nuptial mass. Miss Joan Gallaway of Alton was the bride's maid of honor, and Miss Corinne Brockmeier. Kdwardsville, W as bridesmaid. Jack Delaney served as best man. Robert Delaney was groomsman, 8 o4 Michael fancy ami Robert were ushers. Jack, Robert, nnd Michael Delancy are broth* rrs of the bridegroom, and Mr. .Srhrowfrr is a cousin of trm bride. Mrs. Kprmefh Gehrlg of Belle- vllle was soloist. Thr bride wore ft gown of Chantllly Inee nnd tulle over satin fashioned with n full skirl, extended by hoops', nnd ending in a long train. Her finger-tip illusion vnil fell from 8 scnl- loped headpiece. She carrird . n bouquet of white hyacinths centered with n white orchid on a prayer book. The bride's attendants wore lullp and velveteen ballerina length frocks with matching hnir hrnid hats, and they carried bouquets of talisman roses. Miss Gallnway wore n hlttnr- swopt frock wilh fl tangerine jackrl nnd Miss BroekmHer wore turquoise wilh n pen cock jacket. Breakfast wns served for thr bridal party nnd relatives nt Wil-Mnr Acres, nnd In the nft- ernoon n reception wns held there. Assisting nt Ihe reception were the Misses Beverly Hunemeier, Betty Robertson, Bernelce Gnertner, and fxiretla Scherman. After n short wedding trip Ihe couple will reside nl 301 Norlh First St., Wood Rivcp .Mr. Delaney, ft gradual* 1 of MfirqiiPtle High School, and SI. Louta University, will re- rettve his master's degree from SI. Ix>uis University in July, Hhs bride, a graduate of Ed- wnrdsville High School, Is a stenographer at Shell Oil Co. At the home of Mr. and Mrs. .Tfimes M. Delnney over Ihe week-end lo attend Ihe wedding nniri reception were Mrs. Cath- eidne Delaney, Miss Margaret Delaney, nnd Michael Delaney of | Chicago, mother, sister, and hrtilher of .Inmos M. Delaney; Mrs. Clarence Tyler of Wann- w«ntosa, Wis., sister of Jarnes Dplaney; Mr. and Mrs. Sam Cnfirssey nnd son, Sammy, Car- linvllle, and Miss Irene Paul of i Springfield. Mrs, Carssey an$ Miss Paul are sisters of Mrrs. Delaney. Tlp.nl I on ftlginn Alpha TMa April 28 ('Alpha Psi Chapter of Epsilon Kfigma Alpha Sorority will give a) tea Sunday, April 26, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Rurl on Washington Ave.. and will have as guest slate officers a.nd members of the southern region. Mrs. Burl is coordinator for 1he southern region. Another event planned tor Ihe chapter is a hill-billy party, on April 27, at Miss Emma Bean's home in Godfrey. Mrs. Joyce Worker, a prospective pledge, was a guest. a I: a model meeting held by the chapter this week, and Mrs. Mildred Rockefeller gave the. second of a series of talks on "Good Grooming," discussing the" care of hands and nails. Banquet Tuesday at Kvangclical Church Evening Circle of the Evangelical Guild had its annual spring banquet. Tuesday nighl, at the church, Eighth and Henry Sis., and 80 women were in attendance, including Mrs. O. W. Heggemeier, wife of the Rev. Ileggemeier. The men I was prepared by the Young Married Group of Ihe church. Mrs. William Schmidt, 1 president, gave Ihe invocation, and Miss Fannie Ullrich was loast- mistrcss. Mrs. Lillian Roenicke served fcs accompanist for group singing, and Miss Emma Joesting was at the piano when Mrs. Robert Bockstruck sang several numbers. Sandra Burl: and Judy Shackelford, baton twirler, pupils of Miss Norrna Helwig, gave a demonstration, and Miss Betty Calame gave readings. Miss Joyce Baker, Miss Lois Campbell, Miss Geraldirie Vinyard and Kdmund Morris, Alton llish School studenls, appeared in a clarinet ensemble. Ba Inter-Sawyer Wedding Saturday Plans have been completed for the wedding of Miss Peggy Sawyer, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Sawyer of Moro, lo Sgt. Harold Balster, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Bnlster of Bethallo. The double ring ceremony will lake place lathe First Baptist Church, Wood River, Saturday evening at 7 o'clock, with the Rev. Earl Jefferson While officiating. Miss Sawyer's attendants will be her sister, Mrs. Frank Van Doren, matron of honor, Mrs. Ha-'ry Fields, bridesmaid, and iilUe Rita Sawyer, flower girl. Mr. Balster's attendants will be nii brother, Melvin, and Roy Schmidt. George, and John Sawyer and Donald Balster will be ushers. A reception In (he church social room will follow the wedding ceremony. Wedding in <lar»f»yvillt> Saturday Night Miss Uiuise Wilson of Jersey- vtlle and A 1/C Jacob Gettings will be married at 7::!0 o'clock- Saturday evening, April 25, at the Methodist Church in Jersey- \ille, and friends and relatives are invited to attend the cere, inony. The Rev. F. W. Schwarzlose, pastor of the church, will officiate at the service. A reception for members of the immediate families and close friends will be held following the wedding, at the home of the bride-elect's aunt, Miss Dorothy Waddle, with whom Miss Wilson make* her home, at 516 West Exchange St., Jerseyville. The bride-elect is a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Wilson and was graduated from the Jersey Community High Preaenti Review At Temple Israel MR. AND MRS. MARVIN LOWE were recently married in the hnme of 1he hriHr''. nru Ir and rUint.i Mr. and Mrs, Warrrn Watt'-, of Wood River. Thr Pr.<. Wilh.im F. Rohn officidted. Mr'-. I.OWP was Miss Dme WiKon hr fore fi<T ruritn.iRr. Photo hy Mar-hall Studio. Personal Notes Mr. nnd Mrs. Richard D. Sparks of Bolton, Mass., will arrive this afternoon for a short visit with relfitives and friends, enroulc home from Phoenix, Am., where Ihey spent the winter. While in Alton Mr. and Mrs. Sparks, former Alton residents, will divide their time between Ihe homes of Mr. nnd Mrs. Paul B. Cousley nnd Mr. and Mrs. Kben Rodgers Sr. Richard D. Sparks is a brother of Mrs. Cousley. The Rev. Paul Juergcnsen, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, and Mrs. Juergensen were in Gary, Ind., last Sunday to attend dedication services of a new church building for the congregation of which their son, the Rev. Paul Arthur Juergensen is pastor, and the Rev. Paul Juergensen assisted in Ihe ceremony. The Rev. Paul Juergcnspn spent Monday and Tuesday attending a meetinc; of Ihe National Commission of the Religious Organlxation of Christians and Jews, and was al Rpd Bud, 111., yesterday and loday for a Southern Illinois District Pastoral Conference. He plans to return lo Alton this evening. Mrs. Juer- gpnsen, who spent the past few days with her son and daughter- in-law, the Rev. and Mrs. Paul Arthur Juergensen, in Gary re- turned home Wednesday 1 evening, accompanied hy her son and daughter-in-law who will spend several days nt. the Juergensen hr.me, 81.1 Cenlral AVP. Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Rhodes of Shelby, O., arp leaving Sunday after a visit with Mr.' and Mrs. Arthur E. Brubaker, 612 East Sixteenth St. Rhodes, brother of Mrs. Brubaker, transacted business while in this area, Mrs. Roy McWilliams left for her home in Kansas City Wednesday after a week's visit with her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Harry F. Hemphill, 610 East Seventepnth St. Mrs. Robert S. MacDuff left today to attend the Illinois state convention of the American Associa- lion of University Women which will be held in Pere Marquette Hotel, Peoria, Friday and Saturday. Mrs. MacDuff, slate art chairman, is a member of the board of directors, which will meet before the opening of the convention. Mrs. Kline B. Grigsby, president of Alton branch, AAUVV, Mrs. Joseph Chase and Mrs. Tom Shiff, plan to leave early Friday morning for Peoria to attend the convention. Miss Kstette Asckenasy of St. I/Mils reviewed "Dear Dorothy Dix," a biography of the noted columnist by Harriett Cain, before a large gathering at Temple Israel on Washington Ave., Wednesday. For several years the Women's Auxiliary of Temple Israel have sponsored similar programs at the temple, presenting Miss Asckenasy fts the reviewer, Women of the community look forwflrd to the event and to the appearance of Miss Asnkenasy. The book which the reviewer brought to life for her audience dealt with the life of Dorothy Dix from her birth in the Tennessee- Kentucky territory, to her death nt the age of 90. The biography wns not written until after her death at Miss Dix's request. Mr. Ca!in studied at Tulane University under a fellowship provided by Miss Dix who left a multimillion dollar estate when she died, and a great, part of that money went towards scholarships nnd fellowships in colleges and universities throughout the coun- .try. Onp of thp fpw good descriptions of Carrie Nation, who went around the country "raiding" saloons, was contained in the book. Miss Dix had told of traveling from city to city writing stories nbout the raids conducted by Mrs. Nation and her companions. Mrs. Lewis Gilbert, president of the Auxiliary, prpsented Miss Asckenasy, and Mrs. Sidney Arst was general chairman of arrangements. Tea was served In the Temple's dining room from a long table attractively decorated. The table was covered with the "memory cloth" and had two arrangements of white and pink swpetpeas and blue candy tuft; in white cupid compotes. Many dainty Jewish pastries made by members of the auxiliary were featured in the refreshments. Mrs. Isadore Wienshienk and Mrs. Joseph Gpldfarb poured, and assisting in serving were Mrs. Sidney GoldfaYb, Mrs. Seymour Stein, Mrs. Ben Goldfarb, Mrs. Leo Olian, Mrs. Louis Rosenthal, Mrs. Clarence Pollack, Mrs. Abraham Simon, Mrs. Robert P'rieman, Mrs. Irving Wiseman, Mrs. Barney Lewis, and Mrs. Meyer Wiseman. Mrs. Meyer Kirstein and Mrs. Alvin Wiseman were in charge of the decorations. MR. AND MRS. WELDON MULLINS were married Friday night in the Cottage Hills Assembly of Cod Church with the Rev. Kenneth Marshall officiating. Mrs. Mullms is the former Miss juanita Jtina Crum.—Schreier photo. Mrs. R. Bullock to Present Lectures Births School with the class of 1950. Miss Wilson Has resigned her position at the Jerseyyille Telephone Co., effective April 1'2, t6 make plans for Her wedding. A 1/C Gettings is Ihe son of Mr. and Mrs. William Gettings Sr., of Eldred. He was graduated from the Jerseyville High School in 1948 and enlisted in the Air Force on Jan. 6, 1951. Gettings has .just returned from a lour of duty in Korea and is on leave until May 16 when he will report lo Camp McDill, Tampa, Fla. His hrirle will accompany him to his new assign-, inent. Medical Society Tea At YWCA Wednesday Madison County Medical Society Auxiliary had its annual tea Wednesday, in I Re club rooms of the Young Women's Christian Association, and Mrs. D. M. Roberts, president, extended a welcome. Mrs. Kd- ward J. Kinney, Alton, was program chairman. Miss Mary Ann llerl/ig, Jerseyville, with Mrs. George H. Shanahan at the piano, sang three selections. Dr. Bernard A. Donnelly spoke nn "Cancer-Hope," and a c,"»icer film, "Man Alive,' 1 was shown. Mrs. Donald S. Bottom of .Fairrnounl poured al an attractively appointed refreshment table. Opti-iM rti. Dinner Meeting At Hotel Stratford Opti-Mrs. Cluh met Wednesday night nt. Hotel Stratford with Mrs. Jack Reed presiding. Mrs. William Hamer and Mrs. Veo Sutton were welcomed as members. Mrs. Harry L. Buck was named Inter-Club chairman, and Mrs. Kdward Hayes and Mrs. Ralph Schmidt, members of Ihe project committee. The Inter- Club group is affiliated with the Kighth District Council of Opli- Mrs. The local Opti-Mrs Club has for its project buying shoes for under-privileged children. Other committees named were: Girl Scouts, Catholic Children's Home, Mrs. Buck, Mrs. 1 lamer, Mrs. Sutton, Mrs, Gerald Dallon; membership, Mrs. John Wolf, Mrs. Andrew HoRue, Mrs. Charles Roglis; ways and means, Mrs. Andrew llogue. Mrs. Hamilton C. Jones, Mrs. F.ugene Barnett, Mrs. John Wolf, Mrs. Glenn Millikin; social, Mrs. Hamilton Jones, Mrs. Ralph Schmidt and Mrs. Millikin. Mrs. Henry Schwaab is leader and Mrs. Sam Dipiam> is co-leader of the scout troop. Mr«. Vlaceut Finder Mrs. Vincent Finder of Al. gonquin Terrace, Roxana, was hostess to a luncheon April 11, and spring flowers were used in the party appointments. Quests were Mrs. Harold Augur, Bethaito, Mrs. G. P. Mulligan, Kdwardsville, Mrs. Melvin Kuhn and Mrs. H, U. Workman, Alton, Mrs. Everett Banks, Roxana. Mis, F, K. Fitzgerald, Hartford, and Mrs. Hera Nicholas, Rosewood Heights. Mr. and' Mrs. Joe D. McBridc of 124 West Forrest ! St., Hartford, are parents of a daughter, their first child. The baby was born prematurely at 12:20 a.m., today in- St. Joseph's Hospital. Mrs. McBride is a graduate of SI. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing. A son, weighing eight pounds and two ounces, was born at 4:23 a.m., today in St. Joseph's Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Steve Amizich, 3 North Main St., Wood River. Deborah Ellen is the name chosen by Mr. and Mrs. James Cannon of 213 Picker Ave., Wood River, for their first child. The' baby, weighing seven pounds and 11 ounces, was born at. 1:2.^ p.m., Wednesday in St. Joseph's Hospital. Mrs. Cannon was before her marriage, Miss p;ilen Reynolds. Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Davis of 2931 Werges St., are parents of their third child and son. The baby was born at 8:54 a.m.. Wednesday fn St. Joseph's Hospital, weighing seven pounds. Their other sons are Steven Wayne, 3, and Scott Allen, 13 months. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Masulla of 916 Kast Fifth St., have announced 1he birth of their first son and second child. The baby, weighing seven pounds and eight ounces, was horn al 3:25 a.m. today in St. Joseph's Hospital. Their daughter, Susan Marie, is 16 months. The name of Joseph Dennis has been chosen by Mr. and Mrs. Cletus Henkhaus of 9J6 East Fifth St.. for their third son and fifth child. The baby WHS horn at 6:30 a.m. today in St. Joseph's Hospital, weighing eight pounds and four ounces. Mr. and Mrs. James Greer, 2523 Yager St., are announcing the birth of a son at 4:52 p.m., Wednesday m Wood River Township Hospital. They have a daughter, Linda, 2. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Tieman of Godfrey are parents of a son, whom they have named James Robert. The baby was born at 4:05 p.m., Wednesday in Alton Memorial Hospital, weighing seven pounds and six ounces. They have two other sons, John and Jerome. Announcement was made ' at Alton Memorial Hospital today of the birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. William K. Brown of 408 East Tenth St. The baby was born at 9:24 p.m., Wednesday, weighing seven pounds and two ounces, Church Notes Unity Study Group will meet Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Mineral Springs Hotel Miss Kliz. abeth Gilbert is licensed unity teacher. DeMolay-Raiiibow Meeting at Temple A group of 175 Rainbows and DeMolays and members of the DeMolay Mothers' Auxiliary enjoyed a covered dish supper Wednesday evening at the Franklin Masonic Temple. Afterwards the drum- ensemble of Alton High School who were district winners provided a number, and Don Metzger, Dick Crane; Don. Ingram and Ludina Dunning imitated with recordings. The special guests for the evening were a group of students from Webster Groves (Mo.) High School, who were chaperoned by Dorothy Weirich, instructor in speech. Guests were Bob Phemister, Dick Clement, Bob Wurt.z, Dorothea Hanson and Suzanne Matthaei. The group gave an interesting panel discussion on the subject: "Should Wire Tapping Be Permitted?" A hand-vote by the audience was in favor of a law which would limit the use of this method of securing information to the FBI or similar organizations for purposes which might concern the security of our nation and make it a felony for professional wire tappers as is now practiced throughout, the country. Following the discussion gifts were presented to Mrs. Weirich and the students by "Uncle Ed" Jutlemeyer. During the evening ballots for the nomination of five candidates for the 1953 Rainbow DeMoiay Sweetheart Queen were distributed which resulted in the election of the following Rainbows as the contestants for this year's queen, Elizabeth Smith, Kathleen Thompson. Peggy Trogdon, Monica Todd, and Betty Calame, Ballots to select the queen will he mailed to all DeMolays and Rainbows and must be returned by Thursday, April 30. The annual coronation dance will take place Saturday, May 2. Anna D, Sparks Alliance To Sponsor Speaker i __^__ The Anna D. Sparks Alliance of First Unitarian Church is bringing a well-known world traveler, Mrs. Richard, (Blossom) Bullock of St. Louis to Alton on Friday, April 24, for Jhe first in a series of two lectures entitled "Journey to Africa," which will give the highlights of an 80-day cruise to 27 ports on five continents. Tickets are now on ssle for the lectures to be held at 8 p.m., at the First. Unitarian Church. The date of the second lecture is Friday, May 8. Mrs. Bullock, lecturer and columnist, will illustrate her firsthand account of her travels with colored slides. Her talks will include descriptions of such colorful spots as Capetown, Zanzibar. Egypt, and Tristan da Cunha, the latter known as the "Loneliest Isle" in the world because it is 1300 miles from the nearest, land. A volcanic outcropping, this isolated island supports on 'potatoes, fish, and penguins' pggs a tiny group of 250 inhabitants, descendants of various races shipwrecked on its treacherous shores. A descendant of Capt. William Clark of the famous Lewis and Clark expedition, Mrs. Bullock was educated at Ferry Hall in Lake Forrest, 111., and in Europe, and was graduated wilh a Phi Beta Kappa from Washington University. ; Mrs. Claribel Caldvvell and Mrs. Hugh B. Harris are co-chairmen of the Alliance's travel-lecture committpe which is bringing Mrs. Bullock to Alton. Committee members are Mrs. Earl Gaylord, Mrs. W. J. Luer, Mrs. M. Ryrie Milnor, Mrs. Harold H. Hewitt, Mrs. Don W. Ryker, Mrs. David T. Marvel, Mrs. John Dear, Mrs. Charles B. Jackson, and Mrs. W. H. Depperman. Tickets may be obtained from Mrs. Milnor, or Mrs. Jackson. Student tickets are available at reduced price. Refreshments will he served following the lectures. Sheep-Shearing Champ A New Zealand businessman, Godfrey Bowen, has just set what, is claimed to be a world record by shearing 456 sheep in nine hours. The previous record was 409, Auckland reports. Bowpn, 32, is not a professional shearer but experts watched him at work in a woolshed. Starting at 5 a.m., he stripped 51 in the first hour and then went on tirelessly the rest of the day. lie is an accountanl and part-owner of a sawmill. Hartford Legion Women Plan Meeting Monday HARTFORD -The American Legion Auxiliary will meet Monday evening at the Woodrow Wilson school. Members are to bring popcorn and candy for Benton Cottage. Mrs. Pearl Gardner, president, will preside at the meeting. The auxiliary held a pinochle party Saturday evening at ths Civic League building. Prizes were won by Mrs. Blanche Morris, Mrs. Alene Dabbs and Mrs. Darlene Wilcox. Refreshments were served in the latter part of the evening. News Notes HARTFORD Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Miller and David of Muncie. Ind. have relumed home after spending Ihe weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Joe Stump of W. First St. Miss Mary Callahan and Dnv» Callahan of Patt.onville, Mo., visited with Mrs. Margaret Smithenry of E. Third St. during the weekend. Mrs. Elmer Hart of W. Forrest was taken lo the hospital Monday for surgery. Jimmy Ma lone is convalescing flt. his home after being in the 'hospital. RufusEastonPTA Elects Officers Rufus Easton Parent-Teacher Association met Tuesday night, and Miss Ethelyn Simmons, principal, presented a past president's pin to Mrs. Ralph Baylay, retiring president. Before making the presentation Miss Simmons told of the work done by Mrs. Bayley during her term of office for the advancement of the Association. Mrs. C. O. Houston was elected president, Mrs. Edward Foeller, vice-president: Mrs. Shirley Seymour, secretary, and Mrs. Carl Handler, treasurer. Room 5 received room count award. Miss Clara Jarad of Shurtleff College told of a trip she made to Europe last summer. Fifth grade with Mrs. Reva Chester as teacher sang three SP-; lections. John Sanforil presented Ronald Bayley, Gary Shackelford and Dale Favre in an instrumental trio. May 8 was announced as the date of Rufus F.aslnn annual social and 'following chairmen wern named: yard, Harold Millspaugh, Mrs. C. O. Houston.; kitchen, Mrs. Nelson Horn, Mrs. Charles Overath; dining room, Mrs. Orville Thomas, Mrs. Richard O'Dell; novelties, Mrs. Jarnes Hull; ice cream, Mrs. R. R. Richardson; soda, Nelson Horn; candy, Mrs. Steve Baron, Mrs. William Hickerson; cakes. Mrs. Herschel Jones; hot dogs, Mrs. George Cannon; white elephant, Mrs. Owen Shy; movies, Carl Handler; inside ice cream, Mrs, Lyle Sheldon. Had to Beat It When a passage that especially pleased him had been written by William Makepeace Thackeray, he clapped on his hat and rushed out to find a friend to whom he might read U. Phil Cavarretta, manager of the Chicago Cubs, has played in three World Series and three All-Star games. Herb Thompson Guest Speaker Herb Thompson of Illini Toastmasters was guest speaker at the regular Wednesday evening dinner meeting of Speechmistress Cluh at Messiah Lutheran Church. His topic, entitled "Damnation of Sleep," concerned Communist Infiltration while America sleeps. Thompson was introduced by the mistress-of-ceremonies, Mrs. Charles Sakes. Mrs. Clarence Cola presented the table topic entitled "The Things We Have Had to Do in Our Life We Thought Impossible." Mrs. Lawrence Westcott presented the invocation and Mrs. A. L. Kitzmiller gave an extemporaneous speech entitled "A Man I'll Never Forget." Another speaker of the evening was Mrs. E. L. Kggimanrt who told of her favorite story, "The Luck of Roaring Camp" by Brett Harte. Evaluators were Mrs. Charles lenders, Mrs. Kdward Groshong, and Mrs. Joseph Glassey. Mrs. Frank VozaJs was general evaluator. The May meeting of the club will be a practice debate session The II. S. Bureau of Indian Af« in preparation for the annual de- fairs has contracts with 30 county bate with Illini Toastmasters May health departments to provide pub- 20. lie health service to Indians. Pntty Summir Straws The Compliment of the Season! All the New Colors and Pure White! Here are all your Favorite Shapes— $A.95 $4 ft Priced *> 1U •E READY FOR SUMMER! t BlousM— Featkerligbt "Nylon or Batiste" .......... $5.95 • "lady Uwe"-lKiti«8 Plies* Slips with Shadow Panel— No ironing! The "8 gon" slip tat fits .... $3-95 • Plisse Petticoat*— Ucy Trims— Ne ironing ........ $1.95 myrtle k. paul MittiMiy «~ 104 f

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