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Saturday, April 18, 1953
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1 •» \ EIGHT ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH •ATVK3AY, APIUlt 1% SHI MRS. RICHARD V. MATTINGLY (Photo by Mnrlin St. Mary's Church was Ihe letting of a pretty wedding this morning at 10 o'clock when Miss Roberta B. Hellrung, older daughter of Mrs. Herbert Christopher Hellrung and the late Mr. Hellrung, became- the bride of Richard V. Mattingly, The Very Rev. Msgr. J. J. Brune, D. D., officiated, using the single ring ceremony. Miss Hellrung, who entered the church with her* brother, Herbert R. Hellrung, was preceded down the aisle by her sister and matron of honor, Mrs. Rdbert L. DeGrand, and bridesmaid, Mrs. Ray T. Wolf, sister of the bridegroom. At the entrance to the sanctuary Miss Hellrung was joined by her fiance, and the bridal party advanced to the altar where Msgr. Brune awaited and the marriage was solemnized. Following the ceremony Msgr Brune read nuptial mass. Harold L. Elliott, Evansville, Ind., was best man and Robert L. DeGrand, groomsman. Ray T. Wolf, Princeton, Ind., and Louis Rudd of Evansville, Ind., seated the guests, and Gregory L. Hellrung, brother, and Larry Moehn, cousin of the bride assisted Msgr. Brune. Max Hiendlmayr played for the processional and recessional, and before and during'mass. Miss Hellrung wore an original gown by William Cahill of California, and a finger tip veil of illusion which fell from a coronet of Alencon lace. The gown was fashioned of handmade Alencon lace, appliqued on delustered candlelight satin and designed with a wide winged portrait neckline, long sleeves, and sweeping skirt ending in a Cathedral train. She carried a small hand-type Arrangement of white moth orchids and lilies of the valley, and her only jewelry was a pearl necklace, a gift from Mr. Mnt- tingly. Mrs. DeGrand andTVFrs. Wolf appeared in frocks of shell pink Starched lace over net and taffeta, styled with full floor Jength skirts, portrait necklines, tight bodices and short sleeves. They wore tiaras of shell pink pearls and lace, fashioned with •nose veils, and their flowers were blue forget-me-nots, ren- terel with pink Demure roses end arranged with short pink ribboris, in hand bouquets. The main altar of St. Mary's Church was decorated with white snapdragons, stork and gladioli, and similar flowers were placed on the side altars. Pedestals of white blossoms flanked the high altar. Breakfast was served at 11 :30 o'clock at the home of the bride's mother, 36 Pond way Drive, Fairmount. Rowl of white spring flowers was in the entrance hall, and white snapdragons, stock and clusters of ronoculas were on the mantel above the fire place in front of which the receiving line formed. Crystal epergne, with a wedding bell base, filled with Snowwhite roses, was on the large table in the dining room, and the satin-covered wedding cake table was garlanded with smilax. The top of the wedding cake, flanked by five branch candelabra, was adorned with bride's roses. Mr. Mattingly and bride will return to Alton April 25 after a honeymoon trip, and will take up residence at 1000 Main St. When she departed the bride was wearing a linen suit of Benedictine shade with a jacket lined with tie silk print, and matching blouse and accessories. Corsage of cream colored cyrnbidum orchids completed her costume. Mr. Mattingly, son of Mr. and, Mrs. Paul-Mattingly, 310 Jefferson Ave., Evansville, Ind., is associated with the Hellrung Construction Co. His bride was formerly employed at the Catholic Charities Bureau, Evansville. Club Wttfc UN. (iNftftUMM Noon Pay Club will meet TUMduy with Mrs. Helen Gro on HiJmbert Street Road. will be served. Bellsmlth-Walter Wedding Today Vernon C. Beilsmilh, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Beilsmilh of Brighton, and Miss Mary L. Walter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis A. Walter of-Godfrey, were married at 9 o'clock this morning in St. Ambrose * Church, Greenwood Drive, Godfrey. The Rev. Thomas K. Gormnn officiated, using the double ring ceremony, nnd the bride was escorted to the sanctuary by her father. ^ The main altar of the church was adorned with two bouquets of snapdragons and stock, and a bouquet of carnations and snapdragons was in front of a statue of the Blessed Virgin. As guests arrived Mrs. Peter Whalen, organist, played a program of nuptial music. Mrs. Whalen accompanied the soloist, Mrs. Bonnie Berry, and played marches for the processional and recessional of the bridal party. Mrs. Berry sang "On This Day O Beautiful Mother", "Panis Angelicus", "O Lord, I Am Not Worthy", and an "Ave Maria". Walking in front of Mr. Waller nnd his daughter, was Miss Charlotte Ann Waller who served as her sister's maid of honor and only attendant. Mr. Beilsmith, was accompanied into the church by his brother and best man, Clifford Beilsmith. Richard Schweiss and Glennon Beilsmith served as ushers. Miss Walter appeared in a bouffant gown of white satin and Chantilly lace with nylon tulle. She wore a fingertip illusion veil which fell from a 1inra of white seed pearls and lace. She carried a dainty bouquet of white roses arranged with lilies of the valley and centered with an orchid. The fitted bodice was fashioned with a Peter Pan collar and trimmed with lace, forming an off-shoulder effect. Tiny buttons trimmed the back and front of the- dress, and the long tulle sleeves ended in points over her hands. The skirt had six Chantilly lace panels, interspersed with tulle, extending from the waist to Ihe hemline, with two of the panels forming a sweeping train. The maid of honor's powder blue tulle and taffeta gown had a strapless bodice of lace and taffeta, over which was worn a lace bolero. The bouffant skirt, of many layers of tulle, was topped by an apron of lace. The bride's sister wore a headband 1 rimmed with blue flowers, matching her gown, and long 1 iille gloves completed her costume. She carried a colonial style bouquet of pink Lady Bountiful roses. At 11 o'clock breakfast was served to the bridal party, then- relatives and friends, at the Country Kitchen. This afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Bernard J. Walter, 933 Douglas St., brother and sister-in-law of the bride, entertained at their home with a reception honoring Mr. Beilsmith and his bride. Bouquets of white daisies and snapdragons were used throughout the home. After a wedding trip to Colorado, Mr. Beilsmith and his bride will reside in Brighton, For traveling the bride chose a beige dress with a matching hat and a powder blue coat, and shoes and purse of navy blue. Mr. Beilsmith is engaged in farming near Brighton. His bride, a graduate of Marquette High School with the class of 1949, resigned her position at the law offices of I. H- Streeper on April 15. Apulia* ibriae To Install Officer* Apollos Shrine, White Shrine of Jerusalem, will have its annual installation of officers-elect tonight. Leo Hooper, Grafton, will he installed AS watchman of shepherds and Mrs. James Nk-kell will be seated as worthy high priestess. The ceremonial is open to the public, and persons interested are invited to attend. The installation will be In the Masonic Temple on State St. Mtn ftoofwi W«M Pvt, In a double ring ceremony fhla morning, at II o'clock in St. Mary's Church, Miss Jo Ann Kodros, daughter of James Ko» dros of East Chicago and Mrs. Virginia Dally, 802 Condlt St., was, married to Pvt. Kenny Bal* law, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Baltard, 210 Illinois Ave., East Alton. The double ring ceremony, with the Rev. Joseph Kromeneker as the officiating clergyman, was followed by nuptial mass. Max Hiendlmayr was organist for the wedding, and Miss Johanna Wardeln sang Gounod's "Ave Maria", "Panis An'gel- Icus", and "Swgot Savior, Bless Us 'Kre Wr Go". White summer flowers, together with palms and ferns, were used in decorating the church. Miss Rosrlie Vir.arl was mnid of honor, and Miss Anna Mne Marmino, Miss Rose Malone and Miss Lucy Jane Rodl were bridesmaids. Pvt. Bnllnrd entered the sanctuary with his best man, Louis Marmino, uncle of the bride, nnd joined Miss Kodros, who was escorted by her father, at the end of Ihe center aisle. Wifh their attendants, including Frnnk Millitello and Frank Sucuso, groomsmen, the couple went to the altar where their marriage was solemnized. The Misses Mary Ann Ontis and Barbara Ann Rndcliff were UBhers. Miss Kodros' gown was fashioned of Cnantilly lace and net, nnd had a scalloped neckline, long Ince sleeves trimmed with' buttons, and a tiered skirt of nylon net over Satin which extended in a train. Her double veil fell from a coronet of lace flowers and baby pearls, and her jewelry was a rhinestone necklace and matching earrings, that her sisteV, Mrs. Thomas Gineris, wore when she was wed. She carried white carnations and daisies, with a detachable corsage of while carnations. Miss Kodros' attendants wore strapless frocks, designed with full floor length skirts of net in two layers, and fitted bodices. They carried colonial bouquets of daisies and carnations, and wore garden hats. The maid of honor was in green and the bridesmaids appeared in yellow. Yvonne Gineris, flower girl, wore a lace-trimmed dress of dotted Swiss, made with a plain top, puffed sleeves, and a three tier skirt. Joey Baliard, brother of the bridegroom, carried the rings on a heart-shaped pillow which was used at the weddings of today's bride's sisters. Joey appeared in dark trousers and a white coat. The bride's gifts to her maid of Vtonor and bridesmaids were rhinestone bracelets and earrings. Breakfast: was served at the Savoy for the bridal party and members of the immediate families, and a reception will be held tonight, from 8 to 12, at the Ahepa Hall. Harry Laun will provide music for the reception. Pvt. Baliard is stationed with the army in Virginia, and he and his bride will occupy an apartment at Alexandria, Va. When she leaves for the east Mrs. Baliard will be wearing a light blue gabardine suit, navy blue accessories, and a short white jacket. Pvt. Baliard attended East Alton-Wood River Community High School, and before entering service was an employe of Western Cartridge Co. His bride, graduate of Alton High School, June, 1952, resigned a position with Millers Mutual Insurance Co., to complete plans to wed. ' Personal Noteg MISS ARTIS Mr. and Mrs. George Art is, R. F. D. No. 6, Mt. Vernon, 111., are announcing the announcing Ihe engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, DfJla Mae, to Phillip Wells, son of Rev. and Mrs. N. W. Wells of 3403 Agnes St. Miss Artis has resided with her sister, Mrs. Frank Riley, at 1138 Long Ave., for the past two years. Mr. Wells is a graduate of Alton High School and is employed as assistant manager of Newberry's Department store. Granite City, 111. The wedding will take place in Alton on July 4. Brunch Today for Mr«. Ctutrtai Button Mrs. C. L. Persing of Western Military Academy gave a brunch at her home today, honoring Mrs. Charles H. Buxton. whose marriage was an event of February 14. Thirty guests, members of the younger set, were invited to meet Mrs. Buxton, the former Miss Evelyn Janak of Crystal Lake. MR. AND MRS, WILLIAM L. BLACKLOCK Mltm Elinor Horstmnn Hrldfl of Wm. Blacklock At. 8 o'clock Friday evening Miss Elinor Marie Horstman became the bride of William L. BlaekTock in a candlelight ceremony in the Elm Street Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Marshall W. Rice, minister of the church, officiated at, the rrremony, hearing the double ring vows recited by the couple. The bride, daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. R. L. Horstman of 23 East Elm St., was given in rriar- riage by her father. Miss Horstman's maid of honor and only attendant was Miss Delores Hagen. Mr. Blacklock is the son of Mrs. Charles Blacklock, and the late Mr. Blacklock, 605 Ohio Ave., East AltonV He had his brother, Harold Blacklock as best man. Drew Dunnagan, Elmer Eber- hnrt and Ronald Forbes escorted guests to their seats as Mrs. A. H. Hermann, organist, played a group of selections including, "Liebestraum" and "Clare de Lune." Mrs. Hermann accompanied Mrs. Glenn Browning, a cousin of the bride, as she sang "Because" and "Today Oh Lord" Before 1he ceremony, and "The Lord's Prayer", after the wedding. Ferns and baskets of white gladioli interspersed with tall candelabra holding white tapers decorated the chancel forming a setting for the wedding party. Miss Horstman appeared in a ballerina length frock of ice blue silk shantung, styled with a fitted bodice and V neckline. The full skirt, extended by crinoline, had an inset of accordion pleats in the front. The bride wore a hat made of blue velveteen leaves and arranged with a whife nose veil. Her additional accessories were white, and her only jewelry was a pearl necklace and matching earrings, a gift from Mr. Blacklock. She carried a colonial-type bouquet of gardenias, carnations, and stephanotis. Miss Hagen's silk shantung frock was taffy colored. The fitted bodice was fashioned with a stole-neckline and the skirt was full. She wore a hat of beige velveteen leaves, and her accessories were brown. She carried a colonial bouquet of yellow carnations and roses, and wore a pearl necklace and earrings, a gift from Miss Horstman. Wedding guests were entertained at a reception following the ceremony in the social rooms of the church. Mrs. Drew Dunnagan, a sister of the bride, Mrs. E. B. Clark, sister, and Mrs. Charles Blacklock, sister- in-law of the bridegroom, served refreshments. Miss Pauline Fluck was in charge of the guest book. The couple left late Friday night on a honeymoon trip to New Orleans. For traveling the bride changed into a navy blue pin check suit with accordion pleated skirt, navy blue accessories and a white topper. When the couple return they will reside at 220 North Central Ave., Roxana. Mr. Blacklbok was graduated from Elkville High School, and is employed by the Sinclair Oil Company. Mrs. Blacklock was graduated from Alton High School and is employed in the advertising department of the Alton Evening Telegraph. She is a member of Nu Phi Mu Sorority. Hotwired Friday Kveuiug On Twelfth HJrlbdw Miss Barbara Sue Brown, daughter of Mrs. Herbert Blevens, was guest of honor at a party given Friday night at the family home, 618 State St.. on the occasion of her twelfth birthday. Seventeen hoys and girls were in attendance, and prizes were awarded to Ukraine Patton, Judy Ailed, David Hoefan. Dennis Hoefan. David Heckman, Malcolm McCain and Nancy Cannedy, who excelled at games played, and Barbara Sue were presented with anniversary gifts. The evening was brought to a close with the serving of refreshments. MRS. W. S. FABBIS Miss Barbara Scott, younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry C. Scott, 324 Court St., was married to Warren Scott Farris of Springfield, .at 4 o'clock Friday afternoon, April 10. in the South Shore Presbyterian Church, Chicago. Dr. Alfred C. Crouch officiated at the single ring ceremony. Mrs. T. R. Scott was matron of honor and sole attendant for her sister, and Richard Spring of Champaign was best man. The bride wore a light blue suit, small flowered hat, and navy blue accessories. Her corsage was of white orchids. The matron of honor was attired in a navy blue suit with while accessories, and a corsage of yellow roses was pinned to her jacket. The couple are residing in Chicago where Mr. Farris is employed by the Karsen Aluminum and Chemical Sales, Inc. Mrs. Farris is a graduate of Alton High School and the l^niversity of Illinois, and her sorority is Alpha Delta Pi. She is on the f acuity \ of the Midlothian, HI. Schools. Mr. Farris, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. George Farris Sr.. Springfield, 111., is a graduate of Springfield High School and the University of Illinois. He served two and a half years with the U. S. Navy in the Pacific. ^ Miss Furhvengler Honored Wednesday Night. Miss Marcella Furtwengler, whose marriage to Richard E. Weber will take place Sunday, was honored Wednesday night at a party given by Mrs. Eldor Bertels in Dorsey. Spring flowers were used in the decor- Titive scheme. Twenty guests were in attendance, and Miss Furtwengler received gifts of a miscellaneous nature. During the latter part of the evening refreshments were served. Packages containing the prenuptial presents were brought into the living room by little Doris Bertels, niece of the hostess. The parcels were in a wagon drawn by Doris who was dressed to represent a bride. Mrs. Robert Wilson, Miss Beverly Strahan and Mrs. Eldon phristian received prizes, and Mrs. D. Buns and Mrs. Lewis Bertels assisted in serving. Couple Married In fiaiuvlew Cburcb Miss June Lynch, daughter of Mrs. Myrtle Lynch of Shipman. and the late Leonard Lynch, and Uoyd Wiltshire, son of Mrs. Forrest McLaughlin of Plainview and the late Bernard Wiltshire were married at 7 o'clock Thursday evening in a candlelight ceremony at the Shiftman Methodist Church. The Rev. J. H. Burden officiated using the single ring ceremony. The church was decorated with palms, baskets of gladioli and tapers in tall candelabra. Miss Bertha Shultz was accompanist for'Mrs. Otto Meyers who sang "Why i U>ve ¥04", Mrs. John A. Morrow of vine, Miss., will arrive Montfey for a week's visit with her cmnin, Mm. Edith 8. Jones, 448 fittt Twelfth St. Mrs, Morton is itop- fling in Alton en route to New York to attend a meeting of the National Council of Episcopal Women of which she is a memBer. Mr. and Mm. John D. Foeht, 324 Brentwpod Ave., are spending the weekend with Mr, Pocht's mother, Mrs. Walter Focht, of Centralia, 111. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Luken, 432 Foulds Ave., returned last night from a two weeks vacation spent at the Sea Gull Hotel, Miami Beach, Fla« Merle S. McRevey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. McRevey of 3404 Pullerton left Thursday to return to his ship at San Francisco after a 14-day leave spent with his parents. He recently completed boot training, having entered service Jan. 5. Mr. and Mrs. A. .T. Mahon returned" Friday from Peorla after attending the state meeting of managers for the Illinois Bell Tela- phone Co., for which Mahon is district manager. Members of the Lambda Alpha Xi senior and junior chapters, Beta Gamma, Upsilon Sorority planning to attend the sorority Southern Province meeting at the Southern Alre in Springfield, 111., Sunday are Mrs. Joseph Burns, Miss Betty Daniels, Miss Pat McCann, Miss Pat Meyer, and Mrs. Gene Welgler, from the senior chapter, and the Misses Jo Ann Leonard, Joan Goldsby, Marilyn Chllders, Olivia Carroll, Martha Blankenship, and Barbara Landiss, members of the junior chapter. Guests attending the wedding of Richard V. Mattingly and Miss Roberta Hellrung at St. Mary's Church this morning included Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mattingly, parents ' of the bridegroom, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Elliott, Louis Rudd, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Schenk, Miss Charlene Willett, Miss Joan Stoll, Miss Marie Thein, Miss Betty Fehn, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Memmer, Earl Ruxer, Miss Katherlne Hoefling, Mrs. Joseph Will, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Will and daughter, Judith, and Mrs. Leo Turk and daughter, Pamela, Evansville, Ind.; Mrs. C. K. Lohmeyer, Galveston, Tex.; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Munro, Indianapolis, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Scott, Kokomo, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. George Rippley, Mr. and Mrs. David Goldberg, Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Carmody, and Miss Margaret Coles, St. Louis. Mrs. Robert A. Ward of Bloomington, 111., is a guest of Mrs. George R. Knight of 408 West Fourth St., this weekend, Daniel Maher and Robert Starkey are on the destroyer USS Maddox which was hit off Korea. Church Notes The Priscilla Circle of Twelfth Street Presbyterian Church will meet Monday evening at 7:30 at Westminster Memorial Center. The hostesses are: Miss Sandra Benecke, Mrs. Jim DeMunbrum, Mrsi Worthen Brooks, Mrs. E. C. Becker and Mrs. James Spiller. The Session of the Twelfth Street Presbyterian Church will meet at Westminster Memorial Center Tuesday evening at 7:30. Hosts for the evening are Harry Rose Sr., and Robert Stillwell. Circle 4, First Methodist Church, will meet: at 7:45 o'clock Monday evening at the home of Mrs. Clinton E. Restemayer, 3505 Gary St. the "Wedding Prayer" and the "Lord's Prayer". She also played the wedding marches. Mrs. William Heyen m, was matron of honor for her sister, and Miss Verna Wiltshire, sister of the groom was bridesmaid. Floyd Wiltshire was best man for his brother and Glendall Wesley, cousin of the groom, was groomsman. William Heyen IH and Dale Brueggeman, cousin of the bride were ushers. Miss Lynch wore a bridal gown fashioned with a lace fitted bodice, closing with tiny buttons down the front with cap sleeves and a Peter Pan collar. The full skirt of double net over taffeta had side front panels of lace, and her finger tip veil of illusion, edged with Chantilly lace, was held in place by a tiara of orange blossoms. She carried white carnations and sweet peas. The matron of honor wore an aqua frock, and the bridesmaid was in pink. They carried bouquets of lavender and yellow carnations, and wore spring flowers in their hair. Mary Ellen Breitweiser, niece of the bride, flower girl, wore an orchid frock and carried a basket of spring flowers and had similar flowers in her hair. David Earl McLaughlin, half- brother of the bridegroom, carried the wedding ring on a pillow. A reception followed in the church dining room, which was decorated with wedding bells and pink and white streamers. Miss Shirley Wheeler was in charge of the guest book, and Miss Ciena Bunt and Miss Jerrie Travers were at the gift table. The lace covered refreshment table was centered with a three tier wedding cake. The Misses Alice Jean Hunt, Betty Jo Woolsey. and Mrs. Robert Bouillon served refreshments. As the couple left on a wedding trip, Mrs. Wiltshire was wearing a red nylon dress, a navy and white checked topper and white accessories. Mr. and Mrs. Wiltshire,, graduates of SaJpman High School, will reside iff Plaiaview. The bridegroom served four years in the U. S. Navy. They are em- ployes of the Western Cartridge Company. MR. AND MRS, JACK EUBANKS Miss Jeanne IMchee Weds Jack Eubanks Before a gathering of relatives and friends in St. Mary's Church this morning at nine o'clock Miss Jeanne Pichee was married to Jack Eubanks, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Eubanks, 2414 North Madison Ave., Peoria, 111. Miss Pichee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ervin L. Pichee, 2420 Main St., entered the church with her father. She was preceded down the aisle by her maid of honor, Miss Rosemary Pichee, and bridesmaid, Miss Dolores Roberts. Immediately before Mr. Pichee and the bride walked Russell Meyers, ring bearer, and Carol Stutz, flower girl. Eugene Wendle was best rnan, and Gary Goble groomsman. Robert Pichee, brother of the bride, William Fitzgerald and Edward Baker were ushers. Mr. Eubanks met Miss Pichee at the end of the aisle, and with their attendants the couple moved to the altar where the officiating clergyman, the Rev. Anthony Schmidt awaited, and the double ring ceremony took place. After the wedding nuptial mass was read by Father Schmidt. Max Hiendlmayr, organist, played as ^the party entered and left the church, and accompanied Miss Johanna Wardein who sang an "Ave Maria", "On This Day, O Beautiful Mother", and "Bells of St. Mary's". Palms were arranged in the sanctuary, and white snapdragons and stock provided decorations for the high altar. Miss Pichee appeared in a • gown fashioned with a long sleeved Chantilly lace fitted bodice, buttoned down the back and styled with a "sweetheart neckline, and a skirt of accordion pleated nylon tulle and Chantilly lace. Lace giving an apron effect extended to the back* of the gown, forming a graceful train. Her finger tip length veil fell from a headpiece of seed pearls, and she carried a prayer book, a gift from the bridegroom, topped with a white orchid and showered with streamers in which lilies of the valley were entwined. Miss Rosemary Pichee, sister of the bride, and Miss Roberts were attired in marquisette organza over taffeta, the former appearing in mauve and the latter in aqua. Their dresses were similiarly fashioned with simple bodices and full ballerina length skirts, and their picture hats corresponded to their frocks in color. The young women wore pearl earrings, gifts of Miss Pichee, and they carried French bouquets of roses. Miss Pichee's flowers were yellow and Miss Roberts' were pink, The ring bearer, flower girl, groomsman, and two of the ushers, William Fitzgerald and Edward Baker, are cousins of the bride. Small Carol Stutz, who wore a yellow net dress, over taffeta, and a bonnet of yellow net, car. ried a basket filled with spring flowers, and her jewelry was a gold cross on a chain which she received from the bride. The dress had a tiered skirt, and Carol's waist was encircled with a taffeta sash which formed a large bow in the back. The ring bearer wore a white shirt and black trousers, and carried the wedding rings on a white satin pillow. Breakfast was served at 11 o'clock in the Country Kitchen, Old Jerseyville road, and tonight a dancing party in honor of the bridal pair will take place in the Qnized club rooms. Mr. and ^frs. Eubanks will enjoy a short honeymoon, and when the bride departs she will be wearing a beige suit, natural straw hat and brown accessories. Mr. Eubanks is employed by Shell Oil Co. Graduate of Alton High School, he was in the United States Army for three and one-half yean. Mrs. Eu- hanks, graduate of Marquette High School, Class of 1952, is associated with the Alton Refrigeration Service Co, Philatheas Meet At Wood River WOOD RIVER. —Plans for serving the Mixers Class banquet, May- 4, were made at the Friday night meeting of Philathea Class at the First Methodist Church. Mrs. Fred Penning will be in charge of the dining room and Mrs. Ira Killam the kitchen for the banquet. Prize winners during the social hour Friday were Mrs. Edward Grabowski, Mrs. EdFrey and Mrs. Alfred Thallman. Mrs. Walter Johler and Mrs. Cleo Broadway directed games. Mrs. James Feezels' group will be entertained at the May 1 meeting of the class as a reward for bringing in the greater number of new members the past year. Gary Nelson at Home WOOD RIVER. ~ Gary Nelson, ET3, has returned to the States after spending a short, time at Okinawa and is now spending a 30-day furlough with his parents. Following his leave he will report to San Francisco for further assignment. Gary, son of Mr. and Mrs. Allan Nelson, 454 N. Prospect St., enlisted -in the Navy in March of 1951. Births Mr. and Mrs. Donald 0. Winslow, 29 East Acton Ave., Wood River, are announcing the birth of a son at 4:50 a. m. Friday in Wood River Township Hospital. He weighed eight pounds and six ounces and has been given the name of Dean Lindley. The baby is the couple's first child. A daughter, Jane Ruth, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Fredrick Westerhold, 566 George St., Wood River, at 5:13 a. m. Friday in Wood River Township Hospital. She weighed six pounds and 11 ounces. Mr. and Mrs.' Westerhold have anothet daughter, Marilyn Kay, 2. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Willis of Godfrey Rd., have received announcement of the birth of a daughter to their son-in-law and daughter, S/Sgt. and Mrs. John Martineau at March Air Fprce Base Hospital, Riverside, Calif. The baby, their first child, was born at 8:15 p. m. Friday at the Air Base hospital where Sgt. Martineau is stationed. Mrs. Martineau was before her marriage, Miss Sally Willis. A daughter, weighing six pound? and 10 ounces, was born at 10:48 a. m. Friday in St. Joseph's Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. James Fit/gibbons of Jerseyville. Announcement has been made o( the birth of a son, Kenneth Wayne, to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Myer of Godfrey. The baby, their first child, was born at 5:30 p. m. Friday in St. Joseph's Hospital, weighing five pounds and eight ounces. Mrs. Myer is the former Miss Ruth Caughey. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Wesley McReynolds of 2116 Mills Ave., have chosen the name of Robert Walter for a son, their first child. The baby was born at 12:41 a. m. today in St. Joseph's Hospital, weighing seven pounds and eight ounces. Mrs. McReynolds was before her marriage, Miss Deloris Bensman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, William Bensman of 2333 Gentral Ave. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Me. Reynolds of Corpus Christ!, Tex., paternal grandparents of the baby, are visiting in Alton at the home of their son and daughter-in-law, The baby is their first grandchild. A seven pound and 15 ounce ton was born at 4:59 a. m. today in St. Joseph's Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. EmiJ Troyan of 449 East Penning Ave., Wood River. Mr. and Mrs. Avery Simmington of Route 1, Brighton, are parents of a daughter. The baby was born at 4 :Q6 a. m. today in St. Joseph's Hospital, weighing seven pounds and 15 ounces. lodge Notes Carlin Rebekah Lodge, 248. will visit Streeper Funeral Home Monday at 7 p. m., and pay re- speets to tke late William Wilson. The hour was originally announced for I. Rebekahs of the area ar« asked to join 248 members.

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