Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 22, 1953 · Page 5
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April 22, 1953

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 5

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WB9NH&AY, APftfL 22, 1953 ALTOW SVENWQ TELRORAPH Deanery at Jersey Catholic Women to Mark Day of Recollection JERSEYV1LLE - The Jackson- villa Deanery of the National Council of Catholic Women will sponsor a day of recollection here at St, Francis XavierV Church on May 3, and all women of the deanery are invited to attend. The Rev. Father David Hamilton, ». j., win be retreat master for the occasion. All those participating in the day of recollection are asked to attend mass and re* ceive holy communion in their own parish before coming to Jerseyville. Registration here will begin at 10:45 a.m. daylight saving time, and the first conference will begin at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served at nron in the club rooms of the Knights of Columbus at 20la South State St. The day of recollection will close with a holy hour from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., which will include the final conferences and benediction of the most blessed sacrament. Reservations should be made by April 29 with Mrs. Elvin Breitweiser, 404 S. Lafayette St., Jerseyville, who is deanery retreat chairman. Former Pastor to Preach Here • JERSEYVILLE — The Rev. W. A. Steinkraus of Bloomington will speak at both morning and evening services at the First Baptist Church Sunday. Rev. Steinkraus was pastor of the local Baptist Church for seven years. Chapter Night for WOM JERSEYVILLE — Chapter Night will be observed by the Women of the Moose at their meeting to be held at 8 p.m. tonight in the Moose Home. Mrs. Maude Aijnold is chairman of the committee in charge of the meeting. Honored at Birthday Dinner JERSEYVILLE — The birthday anniversary of Mrs. DonaM Voo> hees Sr., was celebrated at a din* ner party given Saturday evening at the home of MfS. Nettlf Vow* frees. Mrs. Voorhees was recipient of many gifts. The guests at the fwrty were: Mr. and Mrs. Donald Voorhees Sr., Mrs. Nettle Voorhees, Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Colman and daughters, Beverly and Candy, and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wain* wright. Later in the evening Mr. and Mrs. Herschel Voorhees and children, Joan and Joe, of Godfrey, Joined the group for a visit. Have orent'Omndson JERSEYVILLI! - Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Drury of Baltimore, Md., are announcing the birth of a son on April 20 at the Women's Hospital in that city. The baby weighed eight pounds and four ounces and is the first child of the couple. The baby is a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. L. V. Drury of Philadelphia, Pa., formerly of Jerseyville, and of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Heiss of Wilmington, Dela., and is a great- grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Drury of Jerseyville. Return to Home In Bast JERSEYVlLLE-Mr. and Mrs. L. V. Drury left Wednesday for their home in Philadelphia, Pa., after spending the past week here with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Drury and with hjs brother-in-law and sister, Dr. and Mrs. Bryan Caffery. Drury had been attending a convention of insurance men in Chicago before coming to Jerseyville. Continue Tree Clearing Project JERSEYVILLE — Employes of the Jerseyville Street Department have continued the work of eradicating dangerous old trees from the city -boulevards. Scores of old trees, most of them soft maples, have been cut down and the wood hauled away to a dumping ground. The cutting of the old trees is in keeping with a program adopted several years ago. Prior to that time, every windstorm of any intensity usually flattened a regular quota of old trees across power and telephone lines to the detriment of service. Officers Named By Jersey BPW Miss Margaret Archer to Head Group JERSEYVILLE - Miss Margaret Archer, member of )he faculty of the local elementary school, was elected president of the Business and Professional Woman's club at their annual election of officers Monday evening following a dinner at the Peace Evangelical and Reformed Church. Miss Celia Sinclair is the retiring president of the organization. In addition to Miss Archer, other officers chosen were: Miss Roberta Steinman, vice president; Miss Margaret Helen Seago, recording secretary; Miss Edith Gamerdinger, corresponding secretary, and Miss Mary . Frances Bray, treasurer. The new officers will be Installed at the next meeting May 18 with Miss Edith Gamerdinger, chairman of the membership committee, in charge. Miss Cora Lofton, chairman of the health and safety committee, was in charge of the program Monday evening. A film on highway safety entitled, "And Then There Were fbw,"' was shewn. Miss Lofton win leave Friday for Chicago to attend the state con* ventton of the Business and Professional Women's Clubs, In session from April 23 to 28. Brothers On same currier JERSEYVILLE — Two Jerseyville brothers are serving on the escort carrier USS Corregidor, attached to the Navy's Military Sea Transportation Service. They are Edgar R. Reynolds and William C. 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