Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 21, 1953 · Page 8
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 8

Alton, Illinois
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Tuesday, April 21, 1953
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«*OBKOHT ALTON EVENING TELBORAPH TUESDAY, APRIL It, 1WI Society... MISS SMALLEY Mr. and Mrs. Fred A. Smalley of 2609 Judson St., are announcing the approaching marriage of their daughter, Adah Ruth, to Frank W. Ballard, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Glen Ballard, 2222 Washington Ave. The wedding will take place Aug. 22 in the College Avenue Presbyterian Church. Miss Smalley graduated from Alton High School and attended Ursullne Business School. She is employed as stenographer at the Al. Ernst Agency. Miss Smalley Is past worthy advisor jof Alton Assembly, No. 8, Order of Rainbow for Girls and a member of Alton Chapter, Order of Eastern Star. Mr. Ballard graduated from Alton High School and served a year as assistant technical di"rector of dramatics, at Monticello College. He received his bachelor of arts degree from Shurtleff College In June, 1952, graduating as valedictorian of his class. He is past president of Shurtleff chapter of Alpha Psi Omega, national dramatic fraternity, and Alpha Epsilon ;Rho, national radio fraternity, and was listed in the 1952 edition of "Who's Who Among- .Students in American College •and Universities." • He was instrumental in organizing the Shurtleff College Summer Children's Theater, and ft nov$ studying for his master of arts" degree in theater at the University of Illinois/ Mr. Ballard originated the Ballard- Marionette Shows *nd has given many performances in this area. Miss Smalley has assisted him for the past seven years. Mr. Ballard and his fiancee are members of Alton Little Theater, Inc. \ Miss Peggy Sawyer Weds Sgt. Balster •Miss Peggy Sawyer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Sawyer of Moro, became the bride of Sgt. Harold Balster in a pretty ^ved- ding at. First Baptist Church, Wood River, at 7 o'clock Saturday evening before . a large gathering of relatives and friends. The Rev. Earl White officiated, using the double ring ceremony. Melvin Balster was best man for the bridegroom, and Roy Schmidt, George Sawyer, John Sawyer and Donald Balster were ushers. Mrs. Frank Van Doren was her sister's matron of hon.,r, and other members of the bridal party were Mrs. Harry Fields, bridesmaid, and Miss Rita Sawyer, flower girl. Mrs. W. A. Fulton was at the organ, and Leonard Wilkening sung. Miss Sawyer wore a bridal gown of lace and satin, and a finger-tip veil which fell from a coronet of lace and lilies of the valley. She carried a Bible on which rested a purple orchid and stephanotis. The bridal gown was designed with lace sleeves, and pleated nylon tulle was inserted in Ihe front of the skirt which formed a long train. Mrs. Van Doren was in peacock blue, and Mrs. Fields and the flower girl appeared in shrimp. The young women wore bandeaux matching their frorks and carried gladioli, and Hiia's flowers were yellow daisies. Reception in the churrh parlors followed the nuptials. Sgt. and Mrs. Balster left this morning for Fort Lewis in Washington. After Sgl. Balster, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Balster, is separated from service the couple will return to Illinois and take up residence on the George Balster farm al Bethalto, Ml»» Evelyn Kud.v'tt Engagement Announced Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kudy of McClure, 111., are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Miss Evelyn Eudy of Wood River, to Pfc. Francis R. Decker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Decker of Maryville. Miss Eudy resides with her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. George Franklin of Glendale Gardens, Wood River, and is employed at Granite City. Pfc. Decker, who was wounded in Korea, ii hospitalized in an army hospital in Fort Campbell, Ky. 4|0UM ftbria* White Slated meeting of Apollos ShriJ*, White Shrine of Jeru- Ml*m, wUl be held Wednesday •ight »t thj Masonic Temple «i SUt* it, Mrs. Jamec Nick- ail. wha w«c ia*UU*d as worthy Will priMtMl Saturday night, wuiprtiide. to connection with Utt |tet*d meeting a white ele- gtaN* piny will talce place. •^ Provlnre Meeting Ntmday Southern province, Bola Onm- ma tfpsllon Sorority, met Sunda;- afternoon in Springfield, and luncheon was served at I ho Southern Airr. Miss Mazln Ryan, Springfield, vice president of the province, presided nt a business (mooting. Delegates were prosent from Alpha lambda XI senior and Junior chapters In Alton, nnrt Alpha Beta chapter, Springfield. Beta Beta chapter, DOS Moinos, In., Is also a Southern Province member. During the meeting officers were elected and they are Mrs. Harold Leepor, Alpha Beta chapter, president; Mrs. Berha- dette Under, Beta Beta chapter, vice president; Miss Olivia Carroll, Lambda Alpha XI Junior chapter, secretary; and Mrs. Eugene Weigler, Lambda Alpha XI senior chapter, treasurer. Mrs. Donald Jacoby is retiring president and Miss Betty Schmidt is retiring secretary. Both are members of Lambda Alpha Xi senior chapter. Atttendlng from Alton were: Mrs. Laverne Bregenzer, Mrs. Joseph Burns, Miss Betty Daniels, Miss Pat McCann, Mis* Pat Meyer, and Mrs. Eugene Weigler, members of the senior chapter, and the Misses Jo Ann Leonard, Joan Goldsby, Marilyn Childers, Olivia Carroll, Martha Blankenship, and Barbara Landlss of the junior chapter. MISS COLBERT Mr. and Mrs". Theodore Colbert of Wood River are announcing the engagement and approaching marriage of their elder daughter, Marjorie Ellen, to John David Dowdy, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Rans Dowdy of St. Louis. Miss Colbert attended Mar- quetle High School and Monticello College. For tfie past year, she has been fifth grade teacher at St. Patrick's School. Mr. Dowdy is a graduate of Soldan High School, St. Louis, and serve* in the navy. The wedding will take place jit St. Patrick's Church May 30. Walton Chapter Marks "Friends Night" "Friends Night" was observed Monday by Walton Chapter, Eastern Star Lodge, by each officer pf the chapter inviting a friend to occupy a station of the host lodgn. Guests were present from neighboring cities including .Trr- spyville, Granite City, Brighton, and Roberts, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Max Downey of Jerseyville chapter occupied the stations of wprthy patron and worthy ^matron, respectively, and in their honor all officers of the Jerseyville lodge came to Alton to surprise them and present them with a gift. Other officers were: Associate matron, Mrs. Archie Stupper- ii-h, Wlton chapter; associate patron, Harold Gwillim, Walton chapter; conductress, Mrs. Orvin Dieckman, Granite City; associate conductress, Mrs, John Frerichs, Alton chapter; secretary, Mrs. Lester Hack, Walton chapter; treasurer, Mrs. P. J. Zimmerschied, Alton chapter; chaplain, Mrs. Martha Landiss, Walton chapter; marshal, Mrs. Jesse Marks, Roberts, Mo., organist, Mrs. Hubert Phelps, Alton chapter; Ada, Mrs. John Camp, Walton chap- tor; Ruth, Mrs. Howard Belt, Brighton; Esther, Mrs. Charles Woodfall; Martha, Mrs. George Cannon; Electa, Mrs. Marion Keyser, and warden, Mrs. Debs England, all of Walton chap- tor, and sentinel, Willis Cushing, Alton chapter. At a business meeting plans were made for a card party and luncheon to he held May 21. at Franklin Temple, and May 4, "Brothers" night will be observed and on the same evening mothers will be honored. Mitt Gail Bate» Houored Sunday A party and miscellaneous bridal shower was held Sunday afternoon at the Westerner Club honoring Miss Gail Bates, bride- elect of Nathan Clark Wainright. The couple will be married May 23. Mrs. John Flatley and Mrs. Vernon Williams were hostesses. The 25 guests played bunco for an hour or so, and prizes were recevied by Mrs. Robert Williams, Mrs. Daniel Gollidav Jr., Miss Kathleen Stalcup, and Miss Marine Williams. Gifts were arranged on a pink and white decorated table centered with a bride doll. Refreshments were served by . the hostesses after the gifts had been opened by the prospective brid*. MflW flAfffRf & Mr. and Mrs. Fred Daniels of 3117 Belle St., are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Vivian, to Edward Nowby, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Nowby of Plainvicw, III. Nanip-MannoVon Nuptials In At 9 o'clock Saturday morning In St. Mary's Church, Brussels, Miss Jean Marie Hanneken, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hanneken of Brussels, became the bride of Rafael Narup, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Narup of Batchtown. The Rev. Joseph Enright, pastor of St. Mary's officiated, using Ihe double ring ceremony, and read nuptial mass. Members of St. Mary's children's choir sang "PaniS Angel icus" during mass, and as the bride placed .a bouquet on the Blessed .Virgin's altar, the cHoir sang "Mary, My Mother." Bouquets of spring flowers adorned the high altar. Miss Hanneken, who entered the church with hor father, wore a gown of nylon tulle and Chan^ tilly lace over satin fashioned" with a fitted bodice and long sleeves. The full skirt terminated In a Cathedral train. The bride's fingertip veil was held by a band of pearlizert orange blossoms. She carried a bouquet of white carnations centered with a detachable orchid corsage. Mrs. Benedict Stumpf, Alton, was matron of honor for her sister, and Miss Helen Narup, St. Louis, and Miss Margaret Greer. Alton, were bridesmaids. The young women wore frocks of pastel tulle and lace styled with drop shoulders and bouffant skirts. They had matching picture hats of stiffened tulle and carried bouquets of tinted carnations. Mrs. Stumpf appeared in orchid, Miss Narup in blue, and Miss Greer's dress was yellow. Urban Narup attended his brother as best man, Jerome Hanneken and Benedict Stumpf were groomsmen. Following the ceremony breakfast was served to the bridal party and members of their families at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Narup. Saturday afternoon 400 guests attended a reception at the American Legion Hall. Refreshments were served from a table centered by a three-tier wedding cake encircled with flowers. Saturday evening the bride and groom entertained their friends at a dance in the Legion Hall, and the Blue Notes furnished music. As the couple left on a wedding trip, the bride was wearing a navy costume^ and navy accessories. Mr. Narup and his bride are graduates of Brussels Community High School. Mrs. Narup has been employed the past year by the F. W. Woolworlh store in Alton, and Mr. Narup, who recently was discharged from the U. S. Army, is employed by the MacDonnell Aircraft Corp., St. Louis. The couple will reside at 22 College Crest. Out-of-town guests included Mrs. Ann Hanneken and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Haug and family, Granite City; Mr. and Mrs/ Clifford Narup and son, East Alton; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hanneken and family, and Mr. and Mrs. George Vohrads- ky, Alton; and Miss Rose Bimslager, Chicago. Mian MeCann Honored At Shower Monday Miss Birdella MoCann, bride- elect of Mervin Ellis Taylor of Dccatur, was guest of honor at a miscellaneous bridal shower Monday night at the Onized Club rooms. Miss Louise Tarrant and Miss Betty Nelson were hostesses. Thirty guests attended and bunco provided diversion. Those receiving prizes were the Misses Mary Lou Halstenberg, Phyllis Harford, Viola Welling, and Betty Wenzel. The bride-to-be, whose marriage will take place on May 23, opened the miscellaneous gifts which hud been arranged on a long table. Centering the table were dolls representing a bride and groom standing beneath an archway decorated in pink, yellow, and blue. After the packages had been opened and the gifts displayed, refreshments were served by Mrs. Pave Tarrant. Former Resident to Wed April 85 Mr. and Mrs. John E. Rightsell of 7U West Pleasant St., Springfield, O., are announcing the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Peggy Ann, lo Sgt. Harold R. Berg, U. S. Marine Corps. The couple will be married Saturday, April 25, in Sacred Heart Chapel, Quantico. Va., where Sgt. Berg is stationed. The prospective bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto V- Berg at Hillview, former res- ident of Alton. Sgt. Berg was graduated from Alton High School and attended Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and Shurtleff College. Before entering service he was hn em- ploye of Owens-lllfnols Glass Co. Miss Rlghtsell wns graduated from Catholic Central High School, Springfield, 0., anrl before resigning to compleje plans for her marriage, she wfts employed by the FBI and Ihe Navy Department . Book Rfivlr»w Wfti1n*Mlfl.r At PrpshytPflan Church Janet Watson Auxiliary will prosent Mrs. Emily Klmball Lilly of St. Louis in a characterization of Madame Srhu* mann-Hoink from "The I>ast of tho -Titans" at First Presbyterian Church at 2 o'clock Wednesday. Tea will bo sorvod nflor Iho rovirw which is open lo the public. Miss Dorothy ('lower Wwlft In Mrdom A pretty wodrllng took place Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in tho home of Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Hunt at Modora, when their nleoe, Miss Dorothy Glower, of 2718 Brown St., became the bride of Airman Third Class Gary Longfellow, of Glendale, Calif., stationed at Scott Field. Thirty relatvies attended the wedding. Tho Rev Homer Foster, pos- for of Froo Methodist Church, Alton, performed the double ring ceremony. The bridal party stood before nn improvised altar of palms, contored with a basket of white snapdragons and carnations, with a candelabrum of white tapers on either sido. Tho Misses Barbara Delanoy and Doris Fisher lighted the randies before the entrance of tho bridal party. Mrs. E. L. Kahl, a cousin of the brido, playod the wedding marches and accompanied Mrs. Donald Gwillim, another cousin, who sang "O Wonderful One" and "I Love You Truly." The couple's attendants were Miss Rebecca Hunt, cousin of tho bride, and Glenn McElyea of Alton. The minister, bridegroom and host, man entered the living room from a north room. Tommy Kahl, ringboarer, carried tho rings .on a while satin pillow, and Janet. Lahr, flower girl, was dressed in green. She carried flowers tinted with pink, Miss Rebecca Hunt, maid of honor, preceded the bride to the altar. Miss Hunt wore a dress of American Beauty ruffled net over- matching satin, fashioned with a cape ruffled in net. Her tiara of matching net was trimmed with pink forgetme- nots, and she carried a drop bouquet of pink carnations. Terry Lahr and Charlotte Kahl, the latter wearing a pink dress, with a pink spray of flowers in her hair, and a corsage of yellow carnations car- riod white ribbons forming an aisle, through which the bride entered with hor father, R. N. Clower, who gave her in marriage. The bride wore a dress, the skirt of which was ruffled net over white satin.* The bodice of all-over lace, was made with a high neck and long pointed sleeves. Her nylon finger-tip veil fell from a tiara of white net trimmed with white forget- me-nots, and her bouquet was formed of white rosebuds. A reception folloiv^d the wedding, and the refreshment table was centered with a three- tier wedding cake. Mrs. Winfred Lahr presided at the punch bowl and Mrs. Donald Gwillim, assisted by Mrs. E. L. Kahl, served. Mrs. Lahr, Mrs. Gwillim and Mrs. Kahl are cousins of the bride. Miss Rebecca Baker was in charge of the guest book. The bride is a graduate of Alton High School, and is a member of Gamma Upsilon Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, and of the Young Woman's Service Club of the Young Women's Christian Association. The bridegroom is a son of Mrs. Olivia Friedman, Glendale, Calif. He graduated from Hollywood High School before entering service a year ago. Airman and Mrs. Longfellow will reside in Belleville. fast, and plans will bt ttls* cussed for the auxiliary's an* nual summef garden party. Auxiliary Meeting Sunday Quarterly meeting of the Ur« suline Auxiliary will take place Sunday, April 26, at the Ursuline Convent on Danforth St. Arrangements will be announced for the auxiliary's May break- FLORAL GIFTS For Gifts . . , chooM colorful mixed bouqutti of \h» Moaon'f lovely floweri. SEND. , , MISS BftCK Miss Beverly Beck, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Beck, 325 Main St., will be one of 31 student nurses to graduate from St. Luke's Hospital School of fourslng,'5535 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, Thursday, April 23. Graduation exercises will be held at 8 o'clock in the evening at Christ Church Cathedral, Thirteenth and Locust Sts., St. Louis. Miss Beck was graduated from Alton High School, with the class of 1950. Mia* Martha Ann CurtU WwlH in Kewanen Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Curtis of 1015 Phinney Avp., have returned from Kcwanee, 111., where they spent a week with Mr. and Mrs. V. D. Curtis and Dr. and Mrs. H. D. Swain. They attended the wedding of Mr. Curtis' granddaughter, Miss Martha Ann Curtis, on Sunday, April 12. The following account of Ihe wedding appeared in the Kewanee newspaper: St. John's Church was the scene of a spring wedding Sunday afternoon when Miss Martha Ann Curtis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Curtis of Kewanee, became the bride of Lt. Kenneth Wayne Cooley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry C. Cooley, of Great. Falls, Mont. A double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Canon George T. Lawton. Two tiffany baskets of white stock and lemon loaves indicated the approach to the flower banked altar. The bride, escprted by her father, wore a floor-length gown fashioned of delicate white pearl-embroidered la c e and tulle. A cascade of lace fell over the bouffant tulle skirt. The veil was finger-tip length, the bouquet a crescent of Golden Delight roses and stephanotis. Miss Millicent Curtis, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Her gown, also floor- length with wide tulle skirt, was of azure blue, the satin bodice topped with a lace shrug jacket. She carried Golden Delight roses and daisies and wore a bandeau of daisies in her hair. The groom was attended as best man by Ens. Donald Ogden of St. Paul, Minn. Ushers were Capt. Harold J. Swain of Dayton, O., and Otto Schulze of Westmont. A reception was held at Hotel Kewanee immediately following the ceremony.' Blue and white delphiniums graced the serving table and formed a corsage top for the ice in the punch bowl. White daisies decorated the wedding cake. For traveling, the bride chose a skipper blue tailored suit with gold accessories. After a tour through • the Smokies, Lt. and Cooley will be living at Fort Bragg, N. C. The bride attended Kewanee schools, is a graduate of Carleton College, and has been employed until recently by Northwest Airlines. The groom, also a graduate of Carleton, is with the division artillery of the 82nd Airborne division. Mrs. Ray Bobbins Guost of Honor Mrs. Ray Robbins of Marshall Si., was honored at a party given by Mrs. Delbert Baker, 620 Olmstead Ave., Sunday afternoon. Twenty-four guests were in attendance, and games were played. Mrs. Baker served refreshments. Mrs. Robbins was presented with gifts, and Mrs. Lucille Williams, Mrs. Robert Gates, Mrs. Thomas Stauffer, Miss Marie Wooff and Mrs. Roy T. Wooff received prizes. Personal Notes \ Mr. and Mrs. lee UMtfiti, Mr. it spending a month's .leave with and Mrs. Charles Luft and fam- hi* parents, Mr. and Mrs. John lly, Mrs. James fioyd, and Mr. W. Davey of 812 Logan St., after and Mrs. Harry Jfacobwn and being stationed two year* in ErtR- daughter, Cajole, were 1 guests of land. He arrived In New York fioyd Lattarah and Let jacolfson • Friday morning, and after a short at Southern Illinois University t time at Camp Kilmer, R J., went CarBondale, over the weekend, to Philadelphia, pa., to visit his Boyd LaMarsh's • dance band sister*, Mrs. Virgil Hellrung, and played at the Olant City Park family. He arrived in Alton Sun- Lodge Saturday night. Lee JB> day. At the conclusion of his eobson and Louis Hoover of Alton leave Airman Davey will go to are members of LaMarah's dance Dow Air Base, Bangor, Me. band. The party from Alton at* p v t. Donald Begnel, who recent- tended the dance. j y entered service, is stationed at Jack Davey, airman first class, camp Chaffee, Ark. He is tr son " of Mr. and Mrs. Lou M. Begnel, Secretaries to Honor Bosses m Personnel Be Gnest Speaker Cooftft Married at Vart Belvolr, Va. Miss Beverly Jean White and Pvt. Bob Chamnes.i were married Friday, April 10, In Chapel 1, at Fort Belvolr, V«., with Chaplain G. A. Bees, a Lutheran minister; officiating, the double ring ceremony was used. Pvt. and Mrs. Myron Ores- llnskl of Klngsway, 0., served as the couple's attendants, and 913 Logan St. Mrs. Ned Harrison and son, Billy, of Odessa, Tex., are spending several weeks with Mr, and Mrs. E. B. Harrison, parents of Ned Harrison, 440 Bluff St., and Mrs. Harrison's parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Poos, in Edwardsville. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Gould of battalion. The bride, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Everett White, 805 Airline Dr., Rosewood Heights, wore a navy blue taffeta frock, street length, trimmed with lace, and navy and white accessories. Her corsage was of white orchids. Mrs. Dreslinski wore a black faille suit-dress, black and white accessories, and a corsage of pink carnations. Pvt. Chamnessr son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Chamncss of 808 Maurice St., Alton, and^is bride had a week's honeymoon DR. SORKIN Cylvia A. Sorkin, Ph.D., will be „„ „« ^., „ - Goldon, Colo., are he/e for a visit present at the ceremony were». of a feft days with MM. Gould's members of Pvt'.. Chamness' mother, Mrs. Allen Jameson, 2704 College Ave. Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Dickerson,. guest speaker Wednesday night 2509 Davis St., returned by plane when Alton Chapter of National Monday night from Denver, Colo., Secretaries Association observes where they spent the week-end annual "boss night" with a dinner visiting their son and family, Mr. at Hotel Stratford, and Mrs. Robert Dickerson and A feature of the evening will daughters, Susan and Beverly. Mr. be the"presentation of a "boss of and Mrs. Davis went to Colorado- the year" award. by J rain -_ ...... , ... . Joseph J. Dromgoole will be Mrs E. Stembach of Miami, toastmaster. Fla., is visaing at the home of her _, _ .. .'••.. . parents, Mr. and Mrs. John V. DrSorkm rece.ved degrees from Hayden, 1823 Myrtle St. Mrs. Washington University, St. Louis, Steinbach is the former Miss wncre s ' ie became assistant pro- Norma Hayden. fessor of commerce and finance Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Lucker, a ^ <*airman of he graduate di, • w M« M n r nnH ™ Lindc " Ave.; Mr. and Mrs. VH J ion . ™ counseling and person- sta in Washington D. C and • East Ei h(h st nel at Wash.ngt.on Umvers.ty. they arrived in Alton Sunday Mr _ Carl Schenk, Considered an outstanding auto visit with their parents. At Ihe conclusion of his furlough, May 1, Pvt. Chamness will re- J°^ Le ™H' W rno hm nrA Walters which "took place" In" "the Professional and civic groups on oriae ana groom are Cathedral at Bel]evil | e Saturday, current economic problems and Donald Mendorca, son of Mrs. issues involving human relations. 1021 College Ave., attended the thority and problems of personnel, wedding of their nephew, Rex Dr - Sorkin has spoken before nu- Martini and Miss Wilma Rose merous national, state and local groom graduates of the East Alton- iw!n h Mr^rvTm 11 Dorothy""Mandorca7'1017 Diamond She has served as a consultant to .LJDU. rnrs. i^nam- st . g m with the measles He business firms on administrative hopes to soon return to his studies management and * personnel prob- at St. Patrick's School. lems in leading cities throughout Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Peipert thc United States. of Godfrey, Rt. 2. have returned In speaking of Dr. Sorkin * from Fort Sill, Okla., where they fnend wro ^- And, bein S the visited their son, Pvt. Richard mother of two children, Harlan Joseph Peipert, who will under- Lee - born March 20 - 1947 > and go surgery this week. They were Lianne Terry, born Jan. 31, 1951, accompanied by Miss Yvonne Er- d ° e s not keep Dr. Sorkin away thai of Alton, fiancee of Pvt. Peip- from the avocation she likes most ert —tipping off others, for instance, Mrs. Emily Schmidt Cotter of ° n why personality is everybody's San Francisco, Calif., is visiting business. Even when she is home ness is a member of Omicron chapter, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. Pvt. Chamness, a member of the combat engineers, attended heavy equipment mechanics school at Fort Belvoir. Miss Alice Melsenhelmcr Engaged to Wed Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Meisenheimer, 822 Condit St., are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Miss Alice Meisenheimer, to\ Robert G. Clayton. Miss Meisenheimer is a senior at Alton High School. relatives and friends, fend is mak- in Clayton, Mo., she practices step- ing her headquarters with Mrs. Ping up her own scintillating per- Bert Marshall of Humbert St. Mrs. sonality with her husband, Dr. H. . __ . . R(T«+rt l-trtl 1 CsMtLrm *• snior ai Aiion riign acnooi. —.-•« « -- —-- -jv/ntphpll Clayton, an employe of Owens- Cotter eft Alton 36 years ago to Mitche 1 Illinois Glass Co., is the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Clayton, 2615 Judson Ave. Dr. Simpson to Speak At Haskell House Dr. Raymond R. Simpson will speak tonight before a meeting of the Alton Nurses Club at the Haskell House on Henry St. Earlier announcement was to the effect that the meeting would be held at St. Anthony's Infirmary. Mrs. Vahle Honored On doth Birthday Dinner was given Saturday at 6 o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Curry, 3515 Western Ave., honoring Mrs. Curry's mother, Mrs. Henry Vahle, on the occasion of her ninetieth birthday. The party was planned by Mrs. Vahle's eight children, Mrs. Herman Penning, Mrs. George Yost, Mrs. Mary Doerr, Mrs. Elizabeth Doerr, Henry Vahle, William Vahle, Mrs. John E. Lewis and Mrs. Kenneth Curry. The dinner table was ornamented with birthday cakes and flowers. Cards provided entertainment for the evening, and the 90-year- old guest of honor was one of the most enthusiastic players. Mrs. Mary Doerr, Mrs. George Yos.t Mrs. J. E. Lewis, Mrs. WaynS Buttry, George Yost and Henry Vahle received prizes! Birthday gifts were showered upon Mrs. Vahle, a well-known Alton resident. Baby Christened at St. Ambrose Church Mary Elizabeth, fourth child of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Davenport, of the Beltrees road, was christened at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon in St. Ambrose Church by the Rev. Thomas Gorman. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stutz were sponsors for their niece. reside in the west, and her last Bn . e JS a member of the Board visit here was 18 years ago. « Directors of the St. Louis Chap- Mr, and Mrs. Olen Leonard. ter of «* National Office Manage- whose marriage occurred in St. men * Association, American Eco- Louis, at the Tyler Presbyterian nomics.Association, American Sta- Church, April 17, will reside at tistl . ca j Association. American As- 1110 Ferguson Ave., Wood River, sociation of University Women, after a two weeks' stay in the American Legion Auxiliary, Na- south. Leonard is employed by t! 0 ™ 1 Federation of Business and Shell Oil Co. His bride is the Professional Women s Club, and former Miss Wilma King of St. the Zonta International. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Quinton Hanny of Visalia. Calif., are visiting rela- Officers-elect of the Eagles tives and friends in Alton and Auxiliary, and escorts, will have Florissant, Mo. Mrs. Hanny is a re hearsal Wednesday night in the former Miss Albertme Dwig- preparation for an annual installa- gi ns - tion. The installation will take Pete Valos. his niece, Miss Doris p i ace May 2 4 at Mineral Springs Rigas, and nephew, Steven Rigas, jfotel. have returned from South Bend, Ind., where they accompanied Mr. returned from Glen Ellyn, HI., Valos' sister, Mrs. Frank Rigas, where they visited their son-in-law of 810 State St., who went to South and daughter, Dr. and Mrs. Jos- Bend to attend a sister who is cph Crumrine, and became ac- seriously ill. Enroute to South quainted with their first grand- Bend Saturday the party met with child, Joseph Sheppard Crumrine, an automobile accident at Chicago born April 1. Mrs. Crumrine is Heights, and the driver, Pete'Va- Ihe former Miss Patricia Sheppard, los, suffered a cut near his left Mr. and Mrs. Sheppard were ar- eye. Six stitches were necessary companied to Alton by Mr. and to close the wound. Other mem- Mrs. Robert Gilbert of 1111 Wash- bers of the party were uninjured, ington Ave., who also visited at the Mr. and Mrs. C. Howard Shep- Crumrine home. Mrs. Gilbert is pard of 1106 Washington Ave., have a sister of Mrs. Crumrine. Twe - Btrk trilla TriMttf (• •Urn UBM with lnt*r«*t f<wi<«4 on tht n*w trt4tni«ot of Uie collar 14)1 which 14 (urth«r fie • fl UN. fte» fftjatfcm W W. ffcM it, y you use Sheets . . • you need Laundry Service Now you am g# tkou hartt^o-do p<«*» You need no longer struggle with heavy, hard-to-do sheets, tablecloths, pillowslips and shirts. We will wash and iron those shirts and flat pieces for just a few cents each. Saves time. Protects your health . . . makes washday less difficult. Hundreds of women are using this prac* tical approach to washday. Why don't you? OTHER HELPFUL SERVICES Let Us Do Your t Shag Rugs • Spreads t Drapes • Slip Coven t Blanket) MIMUI • Uttriuirt • Dry Oluain • Rug Cluim MIC PICK-UP AND DIUVCftY SERVICE L 109 EAST HOACWAY OIAI

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