Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 25, 1953 · Page 6
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 6

Alton, Illinois
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Saturday, April 25, 1953
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PAOIIIX ALTON EVENING T»L»ORAPH •ATURDAY, APRIL 2S, IMS AND MRS. WILLIAM S, WYMAN wilt celebrate their fiftieth or golden anniversary Sunday afternoon at an open house from 2 to 4 o'clock at the»home of Mrs. Bertha Weber, 2406 Birch St.—Staff photo. MR. AND MRS, LOUIS BAILEY MRS. CHARLES RAY HUBER MR. AND MRS. DONALD A. WATERS Miss Jean Ann Wdndel became the bride of Charles Ray Huber in a pretty ceremony at 9 o'clock this morning in St. Matthew's Church. The Rev. William Croke officiated at Ihe double ring ceremony and afterwards read nuptial mass. The main altar of the church was decorated with bouquets of white gladioli and blue daisies. Mrs. Kenneth Brunstein, organist, played as guests arrived at the church. Mrs. Brunstein accompanied Mrs. Edward Wickenhauscr who sang Rose- wig's "Ave Maria," "O Lord I Am Not Worthy," "Jesus, the All Beautiful," during mass. As the bride placed a bouquet of white carnations on the Blessed Virgin's altar, Mrs. Wickenhauser sang "Mother, at Thy Feet I'm Kneeling." The organist also played the wedding processional and recessional marches. Guests were sealed by David Jenkins and Clem Noll. Miss Weindel was preceded into the church by her maid of honor and only attendant, Miss Betty Dietschy. The bride is .a daughter of Eugene 0. Weindel, 3627 Horn St., and Mrs. Charles F. Scheer of Coldwater, Mich. The bridegroom, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward E. Huber of 519 Lawton St., accompanied by his brother and best man, entered the church from a sacristy, and joined his fiancee and her maid of honor at the entrance to the sanctuary. The bridal party proceeded to the altar where Father Croke awaited, and the marriage was solemnized. The bride wore a gown of Chantilly lace over gleaming satin and the yoke of sheer illusion was outlined with tiny lace medallions. The fitted bodice was of lace, and a very full lace skirt was worn over ruffles of tulle extending into a ' Cathedral train. Complementing the gown was- the bride's veil of white illusion held in place with a bonnet of lace and pearls. The bridegroom's gift, pearl earrings, were her own jewelry. She carried a white lace and tulle fan on which were arranged while split carnations. Miss Dietsi-hy was attirort in pink tulle styled with a full skirt in two tiers, and the fitted bodice had a tucked-in stole forming a sweetheart neckline. Her poke bonnet was of matching tulle and she wore a necklace and earrings, gifts from the bride. She carried a colonial bouquet of blue carnations and blue daisies. Immediately after the ceremony wedding guests were invited to the home of the bride's father, and at 1 o'clock breakfast for 20 guests, including the bridal party and close relatives, was served at Maplette Inn, Mr. Huber and his bride left on a wedding trip, and for traveling the bride wore a white, black, and red three piece cos- turn* of linen including a duster. Her straw hat and shoes were white, and she carried a red purse. Mrs. Huber will remain in Alton after her husband leaves May I (or service. She is employed in the purchasing department of the centra) shops of Qwens-Winois Glass Co. The bride is « member of Lambda AJpiw Jfi senior chapter, Beta Gamma UpsiJon Sorority, and is national chaplain of the so, rarity. HIT- Huber and his bride are of Ihe 1951 graduating i Of Mai queue High School. MISS STILWELL Mr. and Mrs. Waller Stilwell, 81 East Elm St., are announcing the engagement of their only daughter, Dorothy Marie, to Ronald Parsons, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Parsons, 621 East Fourth SI. Mr. Parsons graduated from Alton High School in June of 1950. 'He enlisted in the United States Navy in August, 15)5.1, and at present Is attending Fire Control Technician School at Bainbridge, Md. He will return to the USS Gwin in October. Before enlisting in the Navy, he was employed by Owens- Illinois Glass Co. Miss Stilwell will graduate from Marquette High School The couple plan to be married in the fall. Miss Loiitae Wilson Honored at Shower Miss Louise Wilson of Jerseyville whose marriage to Airman Jake Gettings of Eldred takes place April 25, was honored at a bridal shower given Thursday evening at the Busch cafe building south of Jerseyville. Hostesses were Miss Joelta Mensing and Miss Barbara Joanne Edwards of Jerseyville, Mrs. Wayne K. Snider of Napa, Calif., ami Mrs. Lloyd Fields of Alton. Spring shades of green and yellow, chosen by the bride for her wedding colors, were used for the appointments and "Maytime" furnished the parly theme. The shower gifts were arranged around a green and yellow Maypole which contend the table, and a wedding poem, written by Miss Clara Sunderland, directed the honoree to the 1 presents. Bunco was played and favors wo.p awarded to Miss Jean Birkenmayer and Mrs. Charles Wallers of Jerseyville and Mrs. Kenneth Wilson of Greenfield. Refreshments were served. Those attending the shower were: Mrs. Kenneth Wilson of Greenfield; Miss Mary Margaret Fahey, Miss Margaret Seago, Miss Reijlah Ringhausen, Miss Dorothy Waddle, Miss Boulah Skinner, Miss Rosemary Sinclair, Miss Barbara Lorsbach, Miss Jean Birkenmayer. Miss Ede Lou Tonsor, Mrs. William Stinnett, Mrs. Charles Webster, Mrs. Charles Walters, Mrs. Edward Snow, Mrs. Claude David Jr., Mrs. Thomas Feyerabend, Mrs. William Gettings Sr., and Mrs. William Gettings Jr., Mrs. Russell E. Sinclair, Mrs. Russell R. Sinclair, Mrs. William Miller, Mrs. Harry Edwards, Mrs. Lester Allen and Mrs. Louis Heider of Jerseyville. Mr. Huber is a member of the Marque tie Monogram Club and is emploitd by the Uoyd A. Fry Roofing Co., Robertson, Mo. Phyllis Taiilll Weds Donald Waters St. Mary's Church was the Betting of a pretty wedding this morning at 9 o'clock when Miss Phyllis Ann Taulli was married to Donald A. Waters, son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Albert H. Waters, 1125 Logan St. Miss Taulli was escorted down the aisle by her father, Angelo Taulli, and was preceded by her maid of honor, Miss ' Patricia A. Stiles, and bridesmaids, the Misses Mary Ann Kassler, Mary Sun Waters and Miss Patricia A. Funk, bridesmaids. Miss Stiles is a cousin of the bride and Miss Waters is a sister of the bridegroom. Mr. Waters joined his fiancee as she entered the sanctuary, and with their attendants the bridal party moved to the altar where the Rev. Anthony Schmidt awaited and the marriage took place. After the double ring ceremony Father Schmidt read nuptial mass. Father Schmidt was assisted by Jerry Waters, brother of the bridegroom, and Anthony Dipiaz/,o, servers. Norbert Schul/ was best man. Bernard Weule and Richard Mathews were groomsmen, and Harold Taul and Thomas Taulli were ushers. Palms were arranged in the sanctuary, and the high altar was banked with white spring blossoms. Max Hiendlmayr, organist, played as the bridal party entered and left Ihe church, and during the mass. Miss Taulli wore a bridal gown of Chantilly lace and nylon pleated tulle, over satin, and sparkling beads and sequins embellished the bodice and' trimmed the skirt which was styled with hoops. The basque bodice was fashioned with long sleeves ending in points, and a double lace collar. Her scalloped finger-tip length veil fell from a wedding ring arrangement of pearls and beads, nnd her jewelry was a single strand of pearls, a gift from Mr. Waters. She carried a drop bouquet of lilies of the valley, centered with an orchid with a purple throat. The bride's attendants wore floor length frocks made with strapless fitted taffeta bodices and full skirts of tiny net ruffles over taffeta, and stjled with stoics. Miss Stiles was in seafoam green and the bridesmaids appeared in orchid, and the young women wore picture hats of net trimmed with streamers corresponding in color to their dresses. They carried fan- shaped bouquets of shaded yellow roses. Breakfast was served at 11 o'clock at Clifton Terrace Hotel, and a reception is being held this afternoon from 3 to 6 o'clock at the American Legion Hall. Miss Isla Leavell will serve cake at the reception, and Mrs. Gene Weaver, sister of ty, Waters, and Mrs. Thomas Taulli, sister-in-law ot Ihe bride, will be at the punch bowl. Miss Joan Garvey will be in charge of the guest hook. Mr. and Mrs. Waters will reside at 1114'.» McKinley Blvd., after a trip. When she leaves this evening Mrs. Waters will be wearing a pine forest green suit of crepe,, and accessories of beige and brown. Mr. Waters is a graduate of Marquette High School and attended Drake University, Des Moines. la. He was in the armed forces for 18 months during World War II, and served with the occupational forces ia MISS WOOFF Mr. and Mrs. William Wooff, 1207 Marshall St., are announcing the engagement and approaching 'marriage of their daughter, Norma Jean Wooff, to First Lieutenant Raymond J. Mitchell, son of Fred Mitchell, and the late Mrs. Mitchell of Linton Ave., St. Louis. Miss Wooff is a graduate of Alton High School, and is as^ sociated with the Central Ohio Federal 1 Savings of Columbus. Lt. Mitchell of the U. S. Army, is serving with the security section in Japan, Miss Wooff will arrive in Alton May 16 to visit her family before departing for Japan where she and Lt. Mitchell will be married June 8. The prospective bride svill make the trip to the Far East by air. Miss .Joyce Knight To Wed Robert Showers Announcement has been made of the engagement of Miss Joyce Knight, 1410 Main St., to Robert G. Showers, by Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Knight of Marion, 111., parents of the prospective bride. The couple plan to be married in July. Miss Knight has been employed the past three years by the Alton Board of Education as a teacher at Horace Mann School. Mr. Showers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Warden Showers of Compton, Calif., is employed as an engineer by McDonnell Aircraft Corp., St. Louis. HalloyTontior .Rehearsal Dinner Mr. and Mrs. John H. Mullen of 2J19 Slate St., were host and hostess to a rehearsal dinner Friday, entertaining in honor of Mrs. Mullen's brother, Louis Bailey, and Miss Virginia Tonsor, whose marriage occurred this morning in St. Patrick's Church. Members of the bridal party were guests. Reception to Follow fcbbler Fields Wedding Henry Kbbier and Mrs. Nellie Fields will be married Saturday evening, May 2, at 7 o'clock, before the Rev. J. Curtis Martin in Calvary Baptist Chuivh. After the wedding the couple will hold a reception at the Ebbler home, 911 Gold St., for relatives and close friends. Japan. He is employed in th* engineering inspection department, Shell Oil Co. Mrs. Waters, who resided with her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Stiles, 1100 East Fifth St., is also a graduate ot Marquette High School, and is a member of Epsikm Sigma Alpha Sorority. She is employed in the office ot the St. Louis Ordnance District, Western Cartridge Co, Bailey-Tensor Wedding Today The wedding of Louis Bailey Of St. Louis and Miss Virginia Tonsor, daughter of Oscar Tonsor, and the late Mrs. Tonsor, of 1532 Highland Ave., took place this morning, 9 o'clock, in St. Patrick's Church. Mr. Bailey is a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John F. Bailey of Alton. The single ring ceremony was used by the officiating clergyman, the Rev. Casimir Gierut, and after the wedding Father Gierut read nuptial mass. White stock and larkspur decorated the main altar. John H. Mullen, brother-in- law of the bridegroom, was best man and Mrs. Stephen Kennedy was matron of honor. Jack M. Tonsor, brother of the bride, and John F. Beiser seated the guests. John F. Beiser is a nephew of Mr. Bailey. Miss Rose Marie Walters, organist, played as the couple entered and left the church, and during mass. Miss Tonsor appeared in a beige costume suit and corresponding accessories, and carried a white prayer book on which was arranged a corsage of lilies of the valley and violets. Mrs. Kennedy wore a tailored blue silk shantung ensemble, accented with lilies of the valley and pale pink rosebuds which were pinned to her purse. Wedding breakfast was served to members of the immediate families at Mineral Springs Hotel, and the couple left this afternoon on a trip. The bride selected for traveling a black and white fleck suitmaker, and black accessories. After May 1, Mr. Bailey and bride will take up residence in St. Louis. Mr. Bailey is employed by the City of St. Louis in public utilities department, and Mrs. Bailey, member of Alton Branch, National Secretaries Association, resigned her position in the purchasing department of Alton Box Board Co., April 15 to complete plans for her wedding. Mr. and Mrs. Bailey are graduates of Alton riigh School. Garden Department In Charge of Program Garden department of Alton Woman's Council was in charge of the meeting Friday afternoon at the Young Women's Christian Association. Mrs. Charles P. Smith presided at a business session, and the speaker, Mrs. Neil M. Waterbury of Godfrey, was pre. sented by Mrs. Phillip C. Graul, chairman of the garden department, Mrs. Waterbury's topic was •'Birds in Your Garden," and after her talk, a discussion pe. *riod was held. The next council meeting will be the annual spring musicale to be presented this year in the Upper Alton Baptist Church by the Shurlleff College music department. Refreshments were served after the program by hostesses, Mrs. Richard Hudson, Mrs. H. M. Young, Mrs. Harry Sawyer, and Miss Edna Sawyer. Ml W at gJuihJelf College UoMtoy Alton Branch of the American Association of University Women wiU he dinner guest of Shurtleff College Monday night. Pinner will he served at 5:45 o'clock in the dining hall of the woman's dormitory on the campus, and will he fallowed by a program by Shurtleff talent and « business 1 Windsor Piano Pupils' Recital Nine students from the Windsor piano studio entertained their parents Friday evening. During the program the girls played a number in costume— each girl representing a different country. Guest soloist was Nancy Chappee, accordionist, a pupil from the Royal School of Music. The pupils assisted Mrs. Windsor in serving light refreshments after the program. Participating in the program Were: Rosemary Drew, Elaine Jenkins, Sharon Capps, Mary Lynne Brady, Catherine Drew, Patty Hanfon. Bobby Lou Cowgill, Sharon Brady, and Nancy Chapee. ' Sigma Alpha Kpsllon Mothers Club Luncheon Mothers Club, composed of mothers of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity members from Westminster College, Fulton, Mo., had a luncheon meeting Friday at the home of the club president, Mrs. P. M, Tchouka- leff, 524 Washington Ave. Mrs. Tchoukaleff, Mrs. LeRoy W. Rubright, and Mrs. W. A. Sundin, mothers of Michael Tchoukaleff, Robert Rubright, and William A. Skeele, respectively, were' hostesses. Others of the 14 present reside in St. Louis. The Bulgarian motif was carried out in the luncheon menu, and red, white, and green, colors in the Bulgarian flag, were used in appointments and in flowers centering the luncheon table, and bouquets in other parts of the house. During the 'afternoon Mrs. Tchoukaleff displayed articles from Bulgaria, her native land, including many wbrks of embroidery and hand-made items. The mothers are planning to attend the three-day observance of Mother's Day gn the campus , of Westminster College. Engaged Couples Honored at Party The Rev. and Mrs. J. Curtis Martin, 3019'Edwards St., entertained 20 members of the two singly young peoples classes of the Calvery Baptist Church at a party Friday evening. Games were played during the evening and a large daisy was a feature of the decorations. At a point in the entertainment, guests were asked to pluck a petal from the daisy, and found written on the petals the announcement of the engagement of Miss Joyce Knight to Robert Shosvers, and of Miss Mae Artis to Phillip Wells. Both couples plan to be married in July. After the engagements had been made known, the Rev. Martin sang, "I Love You Truly." Mrs. Chauncey Clayton and Mrs. J. R. Watson assisted Mrs. Martin in serving refreshments. Party Friday Night Fur Air*. Mercer Mrs. Charles Darnell gave a party Friday night in honor of her daughter, Mrs. Walter Mercer, and' 15 guests were in attendance. Mrs. Darnell and Mrs. Mercer reside at 601 Ellgen St., where the party was held. Mrs. Mercer was pre. sented with gilts. Games were played, and dur* ing the latter part of the eve* ning lunch was served- Mrs. William Forbes, Mrs. Joseph Heitzman of Dow and Mrs. James Lawless received prizes. l*ke«ml Dime* to* *»U WUfeebu. rUar** Pfc. JtolaflQ 1 U. WUhelra and. A/2C nnd Mrs. Harold B. Green are announcing the birth of their first child, a son, at 12:52 a.m., Friday in Wood River Township Hospital. He weighed six pounds and six ounces and has been given the name of Bradley Alan. The baby's father is expected to arrive home this week-end from Perrin Air Force Base, Tex. The mother will be remembered as Miss Betty Jackson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Jackson, 354 South Thirteenth St., Wood River, with whom she resides. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ehlers of East Delmar Rd., Godfrey, are parents of a son born at 4:39 a.m., Friday in Wood River Township Hospital. Word has been received by .relatives of the birth Sunday of a son, their second child, to Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Reddish of Ogden, Utah, weighing nine pounds, 12 ounces. The older child, Linda, is 3. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Reddish of Wood River are the paternal grandparents, and Mrs. Reddish is the former Miss Dimple Brown of Hillsboro. Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Burch of 717 Henry St., are parents of a daughter, whom they have named Debra Kay.- Tlte baby, their first child, was born at 7 p.m., Friday in St. Joseph's Hospital, weighing eight pounds and one ounce. Mrs. Burch, the former Miss Lois Grady, is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Edward Grady of Alton. i A son, Allen David, their third child, was born at 3:02 a.m. today in St. Joseph's Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Biggs of 3212 Brown St. The baby weighs nine • pounds and 11 ounces. Other children in the family are Charles, 6, and Carol Lynne, 3. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bell of Cottage Hills have announced the birth of a son, at 4 a.m., today in Alton Memorial Hospital. The baby weighs*seven pounds. Announcement has been made by Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Secrest of 717 Wood Riv^r Ave., Wood River, of the birth of a son. The baby, weighing four pounds and seven ounces, was born at 2:25 p. m., Friday in Alton Memorial Hospital. , Personal Notes Mrs. Maurice'Sessel, Miss Mary Postlewait, Miss Grace Postlewait, Mrs. Elsie Blase, Mrs. Edwin M. Leamon and Miss Dorothy Paddock are attending the annual convention of Illinois Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs at Hotel Sherman, Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. William Wooff, 1207 Marshall St., are leaving Sunday for Columbus, O., to visit their daughter, Miss Norma Jean Wooff. Miss Wooff plans to return to Alton with her parents the middle of May. Miss Marie Duncan left Friday afternoon by plane for Decatur to spend the week-end visiting her sister. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Smith of Cottage Hills left early todoy for a two weeks' vacation in Florida. Mr. and Mrs. James B. Mawdsley are visiting their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Mawdsley and four children of Fairfield, la. Miss Helen Herren, whose marriage will take place Sunday at 4 o'clock, in Godfrey Congregational Church, were honored Friday evening at a rehearsal dinner given by the prospective bridegroom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roland H. WUhelm, of the Godfrey Rd. Covers were arranged for 21 guests, and the tulips, apple and cherry blossoms were used in the decorative scheme. Federation Spring Convention Apr, 29 Twenty-second District, Illinoil Federation of Women's Clubs, will have a spring convention at Union Methodist Church, 10 East Washington St., Belleville, Wednesday, April 29. Registration will begin at 9:30 o'clock, and morning session will open nt 10 o'clock with Mrs. M. E. Bruce, East St. Louis, presiding. Officers of the district are: Mrs. Bruce, president; Mrs. ThomaJ B. Henderson, Columbia, first vice- president; Mrs. Herman V. Meyer, East Alton, second vice-president; Mrs. W. H. Campbell, East St. Louis, recording secretary; Mrs. W. P. Collins, East St. Louis, corresponding secretary; Mrs. William Burt, Alton, treasurer, and Mrs. J. Marie Bartylak, Granite City, junior director. During Wednesday's business session a first vice-president, recording secretary and treasurer will be elected. Each club president will mak» a two-minute report on her organization's projects and programs, and a memorial service will be a feature of the day's program. Mrs. Wade W. Reece, Chicago, state president; Mrs. E. P. Hollman, Eas.t St. Louis, junior state director; and Mrs. Dalp L. Barthel, Eldorado, vice-president director, Southern Region are among club women who have been invited to attend the meeting. Clubs in the Alton area will be represented at the convention. Bethalto Church Services Sunday BETHALTO — Methodist Church Sunday school convenes at 9:45 a. m. and the topic "Looking to the Lord" will be., presented at 10:45 a.m. by Rev.'C. H. Carlton. The Youth Fellowship meets at 6:30 and eveing worship will be at 7:30 p. m. and will feature musical selections by the junior choir. Sunday school at the Assembly of God Church will be held at 9:30 a. m. with worship services , at 11 a. m. In the evening- the CA meets at 6:30 followed by evangelistic services at 7:30 p. m. The First Baptist Sunday school convenes at 9:45 a. m. and Rev. Paul J. Hall will speak on "Spiritual Paradox" at the 10:45 a.m. worship services. The Training Union meets at 6:30 and the topic "The Two Adams of Scripture" will be presented at 7:30 p. m. worship services. Sunday school at the Zion Lutheran meets at 9 a. m. and worship services will be presented at 10:15 a. m. Worship services at the Presbyterian Church at 9:30 a. rn. and Sunday school begins at 10:30 a. m. The topic for the sermon will be "The Set of the Soul". Our Lady Queen of Peace Church will celebrate two masses, one at 8 and one at 10 a. m. All church services here will be on daylight saving time. Former East Alton Girl First in Poster Contest Miss Joyce Tchoukaleff, 14, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nicola Tchoukaleff of Detroit, formerly of East Alton, received first place in a cancer poster contest held among pupils of Detroit schools, Miss Tchoukaleff's father is a former East Alton business man, and Mrs. Tchoukaleff was a member of the East Alton Woman's Club until the family moved to Detroit. On some Pacific islands canned beef, now a staple food is accept* ed as currency. VISIT A LIBERAL CHURCH "Had th* doctrine* of Jt»u< preached always ac they cam* from Hit lip*, th* whol* civilized world would now hav« been Ctmtign " Hear Rev, Xoltan Nagy speak on "Gatf* Word Or Man's" ending his aeries "Whut Da Unitarians Believe 4baut God, Man, The Bible?" at the initafian Chunh, Third at 4lby, -iUon. Serviee atUa.nt, 4 §!*•»§•**• •

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