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\ PAOSTEN ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH FRIDAY, APRIL 17,WW DAVID L. LEWIS, formerly of Gulp Linn. fV-!h.illo. anrl Mir/; Florence Tanka, Honolulu, were mumcd April 5 in Mdry-Marlha Chapel, Greenfield Village, Mich. MISS ZAUOG Mr. and Mrs. Walter \V. Zaugg, 3423 Leo St., announced the engagement and approaching marriage oC their youngest daughter, Lorrain, to George E. Noe, 912 Logan St., nl a party given last night at their home. The wedding will he an event of June 20. The date was revealed hy a large character-like centerpiece bearing the inscription: "They Agreed to Make It Noe' n"— ." Each guest was presented with a yellow tea rose, attached to a tally on which "George and Loi-rain— June 20, 1953" was written. BHermnnn-Fiiy Wedding in Washington The marriage of Miss Elaine Fay, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Fay of Washington, P. C., to Laverne Beiermann, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Beiermann of Jersey ville took place April 11 at. the Church of the Nativity, Washington, D. C. The bridegroom's parents who went east, to spend Easter with their son and remained in Washington for the wedding, returned Sunday to their home in Jersey ville. Miss Joan Brunelle of Rutland, Vt., a cousin of the bride, was sole attendant for Miss P'ay, and Thomas Pinch of Washingloh, D. C., was best man for Mr. Beiermann. Robert Stevens and John Chudzik of Washington were ushers. The bride wore a gown of nylon tulle and lace over satin with cathedral length veil secured by a headdress of tulle and orange blossoms. Mr. Beiermann, a graduate of Wharton Graduate School of University of Pennsylvania, is employed hy the Army A it- Force Wage Board in Washington. Mr. and Mrs. Beiermann will reside in Hunting Towers, Alexandria, Va. Calboun County Couple to Weil Mr. and Mrs. Al Retzer of the Hamburg community have announced the approaching marriage of their daughter, Rosalind, to Hairy Sinclair. Miss Retzer has resigned from her position as an assistant buyer lor a St. Louis department store and is at home making plans lor her wedding. Mr. Sinclair is engaged in farming and the raising of registered Hereford cattle on a Jersey County farm, where the young couple will make their home. The wedding will take place at Hamburg Methodist Church at 2:30 (CST) Sunday, April 26, and friends are invited to attend. Auxiliary to Meet Mr*. HOJIUT 4dauik Woman's Auxiliary to the Alton Junior Chamber of Com- mere* will meet at 7 :45 o'clock Tuesday night at (he home of Mr. end Mrs. Homer Adams, &$ E»»t Fifteenth St. TCod Crews NIITHPH Aides Kntcrliilncd The Red Cross nurses aide group of the local chapter, were entertained last evening hy Mrs. Dom Bonctti, co-chairman, and Mrs. Martin A. Park, former chairman. A feature of the evening was n film of colored movies, taken and shown hy Martin A. Clark, of Ihr last three classes of nurses aides receiving their caps. In addition to these pic- lures, colored films were shown of Arabia, Persia, Lebanon, and other places in the Near East. Following the entertainment the nurses aides and their husbands enjoyed a social hour. The Rev. and Mrs. Paul S. Krebs were special guests. \ MISS BRYDSON Mr. and Mrs, John Brydson of 7313 Mossrose, Houston, Tex., are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Miss Madge Brydson, to Lynn Allan Christian, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben R. Christian, 2406 College Ave. The couple have selected June 7. as the date of Iheir marriage, and the ceremony wilt take place in St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Houston. Miss Brydson is n graduate of the University of Houston with the class of T'lfiL', and is employed by the university as traffic director of their television station. Mr. Christian, n student at the University of Houston, will graduate with the 1953 class. Open House Sunday At IMeadowhrook Mr. and Mrs. John F. Nou- naher will observe the <10th anniversary of their marriage with an open house at their home in Meadowbrook, from 2 to 5 o'clock Sunday afternoon, and Irmn 7 to 10 o'clock Sunday evening. Friends and relatives are invited to attend. Airs. Donald Moore tiiiPKt of Honor Mrs. Robert P. McFarlane and Mrs. Frank Vozak Jr., f-ntertained a number of guests nt the McFarlane home, 3318 Jackson St., at a shower Wednesday evening honoring Mrs. Donald Moore of the Fosterburg road. (lucsls \\cro members O f the S|M'cchmislress Club ol uhub Mrs. Moore is a member. Pri/es ui'ic received h> M rs . .Joseph filassev. Mis. Klmer Isrmg- haus, Mrs. Ambrose Schreader and Mrs. Lawrence West col I. Blue and white umbrellas highlighted (lie decorative theme. *li*t» Dorothy (lower Honored at Suouer Mis>s Rebecca Ann Baker, 2810 Benbuw Ave., entertained with a pre-nuptial shower Thursday night in honor of Miss Dorothy Clowei uho will be , married to Airman Third Class Gary Longfellow Sunday afternoon. The wedding will take plate in the home of the bride- elect's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Karl Hunt of Medora. Ten young women were guests at the party and enjoyed games, including hearts. Those Ing prizes were Miss Margaret Rerlgnn, Miss tXirls Smllh, and Miss Glower. Gifts ot a miscellaneous nn- turr> were arranged underneath a pink and white ruffled parasol nnrl pink and lavender ribbons showered over the Riff packages. At the end of each ribbon wns a flny colonial bouquet of fresh violets. After the Rlfls hnd been opened by I he brjdo-to-bc and admired by the guests, refreshments were served by Miss Baker who was assisted by her mother, Mrs. George R. Bnker. Guests were sented nl small tables covered in pink and white and a nosegay of violets centered each table. .Trrnryvltln Brlrtr-Klpet Honored nt Shower Miss Virginia Stanley of ,!rr- seyvillp, whose marriage lo Clement F. Kirbach of Car- rolllon will lake place April 23, wns honored at a bridal shower given Wednesday evening at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Carrollton. Hostesses were Mrs. Frank Kirbach, Mrs, Calvin Conrad, Mrs. Peter Slelnacher and Mrs. Joseph Alfcld of Carrollton. Bunco was played and favors were awarded to Mrs. Robert Best, Mrs. Thomas Black and Miss Alice Kirbach. Miss Stanley was presented with gifls arranged on a table decorated in pastel colors. Guests from .lerseyville in addition to the hride-elecl, were her mother and sisters, Mrs. Clifford Stanley, Mrs. Norman Sinclair and Miss Betty Stanley. MISS WEINDEL Mrs. Catherine M. Scheer of Coldvvaler, Mich., is announcing the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Miss Jean Ann Weindel, 3627 Horn St., to Charles Ray Huber, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Huber, 519 Lawton St. The couple plan to be married at 9 o'clock Saturday morn- Ing, April 25, in St. Matthew's Church. A breakfast will follow the ceremony at Maplette Inn. Edward Allen lluber, a student. at the University of Illinois, brother of the prospective bridegroom, will serve as his brother's only attendant, and Miss Betty Djetschy, a student at James Millikin University, Decatur, will he sole attendant to Miss Weindel. Mr, Huber and his fiancee were graduated from Marquette High School in 1951. Mr. Huber is employed by Lloyd A. Fry Roofing Co., Robertson, Mo. Miss Weindel is employed in I he purchasing department of Owens-Illinois Glass Co. She is a member of Lambda Alpha Xi senior chapter. Beta Gamma Upsilon Sorority, and is national chaplain of Beta Gamma Upsilon. Victor O. S Honored on Birthday Victor O. Schwegel of 856 Danforth St., was guest of honor at a dinner party Wednesday night given by his wife on the occasion of his birthday. An arrangement of yellow spring flowers centered the dinner table, and the meal was served by candlelight. Mr. Schwegel was presented with birthday gifts. Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Hannold Jr., were guests. Kpnney-llollriing Wedding Today Donald Kenney and Mrs. Ethel Hellrung were married at 7 o'clock this morning in St. Patrick's Church and the Hev, John Crosson officiated at the ceremony and read nuptial mass. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph K. Bergfeld, hrother-in-law and sister of the bridegroom, were the couple's attendants. Mrs. Hellrung wore a powder blue suit with navy blue accessories for her marriage. Mrs. Bergfeld wore a pink suit and black accessories, and the bride and her matron of honor had corsages of roses. Breakfast was served to members of the immediate families after the ceremony, and lalei in the morning the couple left on a wedding trip lo Chicago. They will reside in an apartment on Stale St. Mr. Kenney, son of Mrs. Thomas Kenney of 1231 Kasl Seventh St., and the late Mr. Kenney, is employed by the Standard Oil Co. Mrs. Kenney is a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Everett. D*>lt4 Phi iub Debt With Mi»« Bfitty Delta Phi Sub-Debs met with Miss Julie Beaty of Godtre> Thursday evening, and made plans tor the late spring Refreshments were made during a social hour. Miss Janice Stobbs of Liberty St., will have the group with her in two weeks. Dolh from Historical Library to Service League Be Displayed at First National Elects officers MR. AND MRS. DONALD HEUER wore married Sunday evening in Zton Lutheran Church, Bunker Hill. Before her marriage the bride w,r. Mi', c > Corleen June Rust—Klopmeier photo. MnttlnRly-Hrllriinff RHiearmil Dinner Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. DeGrand of 9-12 McKinley Blvd., will entertain with a rehearsal dinner tonight, honoring Mrs. DeGrand's sister, Miss Roberta B. Hellrung, and Richard V. Mattingly whose marriage will take place in St. Mary's Church, with Ihe Very Rev. Msgr. J. .1. Bruno officiating, at 10 o'clock Saturday morning. The dinner will follow a wedding rehearsal. The house w'ill he decorated with spring fJowers, and Ihe buffet table will be ornamented with an arrangement of Rome Glory roses. Miss Margie Bertels Showered Miss Margie Bertels, prospective bride of Vernon Homm, was honored at a pre-nuptial party given Tuesday evening by Miss Edna Howard at her home on Bluff St., and guests were co-workers in Ihe office of Millers Mutual Insurance Co. Each guest: received a corsage, with Miss Bertels' bouquet he- ing larger than the others. Monte Carlo Whist was played, and Miss Bertels was the recipient of gifts. After refreshments were served the bride-to-be opened packages containing her presents. Attending were M)ss Marilyn Jun, Miss Ileen Andrews and Miss Helen Henen, who were awarded prizes, Mrs. A. E. McClintock, Miss Gertrude Sasek, Mrs. Roberta Meiners. Mrs. Lolus Buns, Mrs. Charlotte Landre, Miss V'elma Cassmer and Miss Marcella Eggeman. Ilrop/.o-In flub At I -aird Ilonin Breeze-In Club met Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. John Laird on Vernie Ave. Mrs. C. Ware. Mrs. J. Show, Mrs. W. Baldridge, Mrs. Laird, Mrs. H. Kasten, and Mrs. L. Pfeffer were awarded pri/es. Mrs. Baldridge is a new member of the club. Mrs. Pfeffer of Brown St., invited the club to meet with nor in two weeks. St. Elizabeth's Branch WCU In Meeting Quarterly meeting of St. Elizabeth's Branch of Western Catholic Union was held Thursday evening in the social room ol St. Mary's School. Following a business meeting Monte Carlo whist, was played and prizes were given to Miss Gertrude Wuellner, Miss Louise Wuellner, Miss Christine Drexelius, and Mrs, Walter Meng. An attendance prize went to . Mrs. Marie Endicott. Mrs. Albert games mittee Albers John Budde, elius. Lodge Notes Alton Memorial Day Council will meet tonight, 8 o'clock, at the American Legion Home. Alton Rebckah Lodge will meet tonight at 8 o'clock, in the Odd Fellows' Hall, and "Brothers" will be guests. In England of two centuries ago, Iron bars frequently were sold by peddlers traveling Ihe countryside with their wares in hags. Two dolls from the permanent collection of the Historical Library in Springfield, til., will go on exhibit Monday, April 20, at the First National Bank & Trust Co. The dolls represent the 1m- SRC* of Mrs. Sophia Dpmufh and Mrs. Angle Schweppe and are from n collection In the State Centennial Building honoring women In the state for their outstanding contributions to organizational accomplishments. The doll-like images wore loaned to the YWCA for the special public exhibit by the State Historical Library. Descendants of Mrs. Demuth living in the Alton area today are her daughter, Mrs. William Staten, and her grandchildren, Mrs. Edith Rotrmug. Mrs. Ruth Weld, George P. Dcmiith. Mrs. Ed. 0. Scharth, George Slaten and William Stnton. Mrs. John L. Blair of San Diego, Calif., and Harry Demuth of Detroit, Mich., are also grandchildren. Only surviving child of Mrs. Angie Schweppe is her son, H. Nelson Schweppe of Alton. Her grandchildren are H. Nelson Schweppe Jr., and Eben Rodgers Jr., of Alton, and Mrs. Preston Levis of Toledo, O. The exhibit is one of more than a dozen that will be on display at the bank honoring women who pioneered in organizing the groups and centers in the community today. Occasion of the tribute is in local observance of National YWCA Week, April 19-25 and the exhibits will be displayed only during that week. Women of the community who contributed to the founding of local organizations arc to he honored during a 6 o'clock dinner program Wednesday, April 22 at the YWCA. Special recognition will be given Mrs. Demuth and Mrs. Schweppe during the program. More than 25 women will be included in the historical narrative that will be presented. There is to be no advance ticket sale for the Wednesday evening program but reservations, open to members and friends of the Association, must be made in advance. The Alton street gymnasium door of the YWCA building will be open as well as the Third street lobby entrance for convenience of guests. Y WCA to Sponsor Golf Lessons at Country Club The Young Women's Christian Association is again sponsoring golf lessons by Lou Miller, professional at Rock Spring Country Club. A series of six lessons starting Thursday, April 23 at 10 a.m., will be held. The sessions will take place each Thursday on the grounds of Rock Spring Country Club. Mrs. Clyde C. Campbell, 704 Euclid place, chairman of arrangements, states that the same nominal fee as last year will be charged. Those interested are requested fo call the Young Women's Christian Association by Tuesday, April 21. ' Births Sunday afternoon. The couple were married April 15, 1903 in Zjon Lutheran Church, Gillespie, by the Rev. Krekeler, who is still pastor of the church. Mrs. Eilers is the former Miss Mary Luken. The couple's children are Mrs. Esther Hackney, Gillespie, Mrs. Mildred Gallaway of California, Orville Eilers, Urbana, and Robert Eilers of Georgia, and the late Mrs. Lorine Nauman ol Gillespie. IMiss Virginia Tonsnr Honored Thursday N'ight Miss Delphine Henry of 416 West Fourth St., was hostess to members of a club last evening, and cards were played. The club presented a pre-nuptial gift to Miss Virginia Tonsor, whose marriage to Louis Bailey will take place April 25, and prizes were awarded to Miss Tonsor, Mrs. Emil Wiekenhauser and Mrs. Lloyd Ellis. Refreshments were served at a table decorated in the bridal motif, and covers were arranged for eight guests. PAR to Meet With Mrs. Xuzpm Saturday Daughters of the American Revolution will meet. Saturday with Mrs, Walter Nuzem, 411 Brentwood Ave. RPWC to Elect Officers Tuesday Night Alton Business and Professional Women's Club will elect officers for 1953-1954 at a monthly meeting to be held Tuesday night, April 21, at the Young Women's Christian Association. Mr. and Mrs. George Stupperich of Rt. 2, Alton, have anonunced the birth of a daughter, their second child. The baby was born at 3:34 a.m. today in Alton Memorial Hospital, weighing seven pounds and four ounces. The other daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stupperich, Mary Kathleen, was a year-old, April 1. Mrs. Stupperich is a graduate of St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing. A son, weighing seven pounds and nine ounces, was born at 5:45 p.m., Thursday in St. Joseph's Hospital to Pvt. and Mrs. William Varney. Mrs. Varney, who he- fore her marriage was Miss Kathleen Carlton, is making her home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Carlton of Rt. 1, Godfrey, while her husband is in Korea. The name of Scott Alan has been chosen by Mr. and Mrs. Donald Jacoby of 1249 Brown St., for a son, their first child. The baby was born at 5:07 p.m., Thursday in Alton Memorial Hospital, weighing six pounds and six ounces. Mrs. Jacohy is the former Miss Jacqueline Olshy. Mr. and Mrs. Orville Dixon of 2.'110 Sunset Blvd., are parents of a son, whom they have nahied John Lee. The baby, weighing six pounds and 10 ounces, was born at 8:22 p.m., Thursday in Alton Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Dixon before her marriage was Miss Is'aney Greenwell. Announcement was made nt Alton Memorial Hospital today of the birth of a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lehmann of 410 West Fourth St. The baby was born at 5:23 a.m., and weighed five pounds and 10 ounces. Mrs, M, John Thayer Re- Elected President The April meeting of the Junior Service League of Alton was held Thursday noon at Hotel Stratford. During the business meeting the president, Mrs. M. John Thayer, introduced committee chairmen of the league who gave complete reports on the work accomplished In their respective committees during the past year. One of the most Interesting of these reports was given by Mrs. C. B. Belknap. placement chairman, who Informed members of the league of the total number of volunteer hours they have thus far contrbiuted to the Greater Alton area. Most of this volunteer work has been spent with- the Red Cross, Alton State Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital, and many of the members of the league have provided transportation to Alton Memorial Hospital for handicapped children. Following the annual reports the election of officers for the coming year was held and Mrs. Charles Godfrey, nominating chairman, announced the results as follows: president, Mrs. H. John Thayer; vice-president, Mrs. Don W. Ryker; recording secretary, Mrs. Robert DcGrand; corresponding secretary, Mrs. Robert Jourdain, and treasurer, Mrs. E. K. DuVivier. The executive committee appointed the following chairmen and committees: Education, Mrs. Dan Houscr; placement, Mrs. C. B. Bplknap; ways and means, Mrs. J. B. Rowse, Mrs. C. E. Borman and Miss Gloria Voege; historian, Mrs. Ellis Gaddis; social, Mrs. M. Ryrie Milnor, and business administrator, Mrs. William Green. Mrs. James Mulroy was appointed chairman of a newly-created committee of great importance—that of the handicapped children and working with her will be Mrs.' Joseph Mira. Another''new committee that will entail much responsibility is the occupational therapy committee and Mrs. Charles Godfrey is in charge with the help of Mrs. Ray Ward. The election of officers and appointment of chairmen at. the April meeting will leave the next two months free for the league to formulate next* year's projects. After Ihe meeting an informal parly was given to celebrate the induction of the members of the provisional class as active members. Piano Audition Held for Windsor Studio Students A number of piano students from the Windsor Studio played before Dr. Carlton Liddle Wednesday. Dr. Liddle, head of the music department of Louisiana State University, is the adjudicator sent lo this district by the National Piann Teachers Guild'. Certificates of merit and scholarships will be presented to the students in May during a recital given at the studio. Pupils auditioning were: Sharon Brady, Gladys Butler, Bobby Henderson, Bobbye Lou Cowgill, Nancy Odell, Winnie Delano, George Mendelsohn, Ralph Mendelsohn, Elise Spencer, Edward Wardein, Rebecca Allgeyer, Sandy Peipert, Rosemary Drew, Barbara Malcolm and Mary Lynne Brady. In 1950 Canada had 57,996.6 miles ' Fort Worth, Texas, is known as of railway track. "Cowtown." Personal Notes Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Rook of 734 Park Dr., returned Thursday evening from Hot Springs, Ark., after vacationing there since last week-end. Pvt. E-l Carl Houston arrived home Thursday from Fort Riley, Kan., where he had completed eight weeks basic training. On his return to camp April 25, Pvt. Houston will take eight weeks of special MOS training. His wife, the former Joyce McGlasson, resides with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. James R. Houston, 3115 Edgewood Ave. Mrs. William Wilken of 700 Linden place attended the funeral of her uncle, Fred Kloppe. in Springfield Thursday. She was accompanied by Mrs. William Wilkening of Moro. Mrs. Frank D. Finlay was in satisfactory condition today following major surgery at Deacon- ness Hospital, St. Louis, Thursday, her husband irtformed the Telegraph. The attending surgeon said the results of the operation were completely satisfactory. Mrs. W. E. Schoene of Milan, Mo., who underwent major surgery at Alton Memorial Hospital April 10, has shown excellent progress, and she expects to leave the hospital Saturday and be moved to the home of her son and daughter- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Chacles A. Schoene. 2302 Mills Ave. Mr. and Mrs. Schoene's son, Stephen, 6, is recovering from the measles and will return to school early next week, and their younger spn, Charles Alan, 2, was released a week ago from Alton Memorial Hospital after undergoing treatment for pneumonia. Mr. Schoene is principal of Roosevelt School. Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Matthey and daughter, Joyce, have returned from North Miami, Fla., where they spent three weeks. Sgt. George W. Strohmier, who has been in Korea for 14 months, all of which was spent in battle, is expected to arrive at his home. Rt. 2, Edwardsvillo. the first of next week. His wife, the former Miss Sally Ann File, and nine- month-old daughter, Georgann, reside on their farm. In a call to his wife Wednesday he told Mrs. Strohmier that he has just arrived in San Francisco, and would go to Camp Carson for his discharge. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Strohmier, also reside on Rt. 2, Edwardsville. Alphonse Brass and Mrs. Brunstein had charge of and the refreshment com- included Mrs. Arthur , Mrs. Adolph Betz, Mrs. Drexelius, Miss Emily and Miss Christine Drex- Sigma Phi Meeting \Vc(lue*(liiy Gamma Upsilon chapter. Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, had a business meeting Wednesday night j at Ihe Mineral Springs Hotel, j and reports were given by the committee planning the Founder's Day banquet which will be held April .'50 at the Mineral Springs Hotel. The three local chapters of Beta Sigma Phi, Gamma Upsilon, Zeta Xi, and Theta Omic- ran will all attend the banquet. 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