Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 27, 1953 · Page 10
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 10

Alton, Illinois
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Monday, April 27, 1953
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PAGE TEN ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH tONDAY, APRIL 1% till Society Kdwurt Fffttch, WMA Gnufaate, to Wed The engagement of Edward Louis Frltsch, an alumnus of Western Military Academy, to Miss Ruth Marie Culbertson has been made known by the parents of the bride-to-be, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Culbcrtson of Washington, Ind. Fritsch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Halford Fritsch Jr., 801 Hawbrook Rd., Olendale, Mo., Is a lenior at the University of Mis- lourl. His fraternity is Pi Kappa Alpha. Miss Culbertson is a junior Itudent at the Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing. St. Louis. * Miss Phyllis Lattx To Wed In August : The engagement of Miss Phyllis Nell Laux to John Howard Xendig is being announced by Miss Laux's brother-in-law and lister, Dr. and Mrs. Dewey E. llrban, Sikeston, Mo., formerly fcf St. Louis. The wedding is to be Aug. 1. The bride-elect, who makes her home with the Urbans in Sikeston, is the daughter of Charles ,T. Laux of Alton. She Will receive her bachelor of arts degree from Lindenwood College, St. Charles, Mo., In June. Mr. Kendig, son of Mrs. H. M. Kendig of Sikeston and the late Dr. Kendig, is a graduate of Washington University where he joined Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He is now attending the University's School of Medicine, 'and lives, at 4543 Forest Park Blvd., St. Louis, residence of Nu Sigma Nu medical fraternity. Business Meeting For Woman's Club Upper Alton Woman's Club will have an annual business session Tuesday. Hostesses will be Mrs. U. P. Johnson and Mrs. G. Ray Swain. Rev. Nagy and Mrs. Nagy Honored The Rev. Zoltan Nagy, minister at First Unitarian Church, and Mrs. Nagy, with their daughter, Vera, were honored Sunday at an informal -p&rty given at the church following morning .worship. The social event also honored members who have entered the church during the past ytear. The Nagys came to Alton two years ago. The church auditorium and social room were decorated with blossoms from the gardens of church members. During the social hour refreshments were served. Blnkley-Moak Wedding Plans Completed Plans have been completed for the wedding of Miss La- Vctra Moak, daughter of Mrs. Enos Starkey, 1303 Highland Ave., and Bill L. Binkley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Binkley, 702 Rice St., Wood River. The couple will be married at 7 o'clock Saturday evening, May 2. in the Edwards Street Assembly of God Church. A reception at the Westerner Club will follow the ceremony, and relatives and friends are invited to attend the ceremony and reception. * Ilrsuline Auxiliary In Spring Meeting Ursuline Auxiliary had its spring meeting at the Ursuline Convent on Danforth St., Sunday. With the president, Mrs. J. E. McLaughlin, presiding, a business session was held, and during a social hour refreshments wore served. Members attended Benediction following the business session. Members of the Auxiliary will receive communion and have breakfast at the convent Sunday, May 31. Plans for the auxiliary's annual garden party were discussed but the date was not selected. v Rainbow Initiation At Temple Tonight Alton Assembly, No. 8, Order of Rainbow for Girls, will meet tonight, and a large class of candidates will be initiated. Persons desiring invitations to the DeMolay . Rainbow Queen dance are asked to contact Miss Carmen Fitzhugh, Miss Nancy Titchenal and Miss Judy Green. W. H. Clover luacheon Wednesday E. H. Clover Leaf Club will meet with Mrs. Henry Hohman, Oold St., Wednesday. Luncheon will be served at I o'clock. Auxiliary At Auxiliary to Alton Branch, National Letter Carrier* will meet TuMday Bight, at American Ugloa Home, with Mrs. Car} B*il*y and Mr*. Morris Bwmestor as hostesses. Each member is asked to bring a wtwt elephant MISS 1UJTII GRANT Mr. and Mrs. .Inmcs R. Grant of Eldorado, 111., arc announcing the engaRemmt and approaching marriage of their daughter, Ruth, to Frank Card of 816 East Sixth St. Miss Grant has resided in Alton for two years, and during that time hns taught at Horace Mann School. Mr. Card hns boon employed for the past four years by the McDonnell Aircraft Corp. Mr. Curd and Miss Grant, members of Calvary Baptist Church, has selected Sunday, June 7, as their wedding day, Miss Phyllis Venable (Incut of Honor Mrs. John DcVoreaux," 1280 South Florissant Rd., Florissant, Mo., gave a party Sunday honoring Miss Phyllis Venable of Roxana, whose marriage to Edward Ossie of St. Louis will be an event of May 16. Mrs. James Venable of Roxana, mother of the guest of honor, was present. The spring shower idea was used in the party appointments, and Miss Venable.was presented with pre-nuptial gifts. Following the playing of games, and awarding of prizes to Miss Evelyn Guerrt, Mrs". M. Guerri and Mrs. M. Figgemeier, a course repast was served. Invitations Issued to Napp-Rentro Wedding Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Renfro of 2113 Lawton St., have issued invitations to the wedding of their daughter, Ramona, and Horace (Bud) Napp. The wedding will take place at 3 o'clock Sunday 'afternoon, May 10, in the First Methodist Church. A reception will follow the ceremony at the Young Women's Christian Association. The prospective bridegroom Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Horace P. Napp of the Godfrey Rd. Wtlhclm-Ilerrcn Wedding Sunday Godfrey Congregational Church was the setting of a pretty wedding at 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon when Miss Helen Herren became the bride of Pfc. Roland H. Wilhelm, stationed at Fort Bragg, N. C. Spring blossoms formed an attractive setting for the bridal party. Mrs. Clarence Nicolet, organist, played "Through the Years" and "Because" after the guests were assembled, and following the double ring ceremony, with the Rev. W. F. Primrose as the officiating clergyman, accompanied Dale Frakes who sang "The Lord's Prayer." Miss Herren, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Herren, Humbert Rd., had for her matron of honor and sole attendant, Mrs. Nicolene Hartwell. Tho bride appeared in a two pici'p blue linon frock, street length, and a hat fashioned of white flowers. Her matron of honor wore a pink dress and navy blue hat. Miss Horren carried a colonial bouquet of white carnations centered with white roses, and Mrs. Hartwoll's flowers, in an arrangement similar to the bride's, were pink roses and carnations, Horace A. Napp was best man, and Carl Herzog and the bride's brother, Gerald Herren, wei# ushers. Reception was held in the social room of the church, and the refreshment table was centered with a wedding cake, flanked by yellow and white daisies and pink sweetpeas. Tapers were also used in the decorative scheme. Assisting in serving were Mrs. Mary Peters and Mrs. Donald Buns, and in charge of the guest hook was Miss Gertrude Sas<>k. Pfc. Wilhelm, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roland H. Wilhelm Sr., ol the Godfrey Rd- will report for duty Thursday after a itklay leave. After being overseas for 15 months he returned to the states in 1949. Pfc. Wilhelm and bride are graduates of Alton High School. Mrs. WUhelm is employed is the office of Millers Mutual Insurance Co. for St. tfomph'n tfnnlnra Mrs. Leona Spooner of 2105 Falrmount Ave., house mother at 'St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing, entertained members of the St. Joseph's Junior class Saturday with a luncheon at her home. Twenty-one were" In attendance. The party was arranged ns a get-together for the students as well as a farewell for Everett Conley and the Missos June Thofsen, Kathy Mooro, Norma Joyce, Dorothy Tolkamp nnd Lois Mulrean, who loft today for affiliation nt St. Vincent's, SI. Louis, and for David Bishop and Weldon Snyder, whose affilia- lion at the Hospital, St. Louis, also began today. Additional guests were the Misses Nell Ann Taylor, Donna Plummer, Jeanne DeGuire, Joan Hall, Michelle Patricia Fedcr, Mary Ann Sorkach, Antoinette Estrada, Patricia Brown, Mary Lou Fork, Lila Lawson, Pauline Velloff, Celeste Drury and Dolores Fricseke. After luncheon, at 12 o'clock, games were played and white elephant prizes were awarded. llouarwarmlng Last Week at Stut/. Home Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stutz, who were married Easter Sunday, were given a housewarming at their- home, 2627 Wata- lee Ave., Thursday night, by the Sunshine Circle, Cherry Street Baptist Church, of which Mrs. .Stutz, the former Mrs. Louise Arnold, Is a member. The couple received a gift for their** home. Fifteen women were In attendance, and towards the close of the evening refreshments vOere served. Sohroeder-Kurland Wedding In Ferguson . Robert Lee Schroeder and , Miss Mary Ellen Kurland were 'married at Emmanuel Evangelical and Reformed Church, Ferguson, Mo., Saturday, with*, the Rev. Paul Press Jr., officiating. Miss Kurland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander J. Kurland, Jennings, Mo., was accompanied to the altar by a large bridal party. She wore a lace and tulle 'gown, and a lace-edged finger-tip veil gathered to a band of pcarlized orange blossoms. She carried an orchid centered in gladioli. Reception at Le Chateau followed the ceremony. After a trip to New Orleans Mr. Schroeder, son of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Schroeder of Edwardsville, and bride will reside in Rosewood Heights. Thomas Rogers Jr., Married in Ohio Airman «First Class Thomas Rogers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Rogers Sr., 714 Ed-' wardsville Rd., Wood River, and Miss Sylvia Jean Brate, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Leslie W. Brate, 707 Belle Ave., Hamilton, 0., were married at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon in the United Presbyterian Church, Hamilton, The Rev. Robert E. Douglass officiated, using the double ring ceremony, and the bride was given in marriage by her father, Mrs. George Avey, organist, played a prelude and the bridal marches. Bouquets of white stock and snapdragons and pink spring blossoms adorned the church altar, and lighted tapers in candelabra were placed on either side of the sanctuary. Mrs, Joanne L. Duttle was her sister's only attendant, and Stanley E. Phillis was best man. The bride appeared in a navy blue sheer street length frock, her small navy blue hat was trimmed in white, and her additional accessories were white, White hyacinths and pink sweetheart roses formed her corsage. The matron of honor wore a two-piece navy and white crepe dress with a navy blue and red hat, and white accessories. Her corsage was of pink carnations. Wedding guests were entertained at a reception in the church parlors, and afterwards the bride and groom left on a wedding trip through northern Ohio. Mrs. Rogers will accompany her husband to Topeka. Kan., where they will reside while Aii> man Rogers is stationed at Forbes Air Force Base. Enroute to Kansas, the couple will visit Airman Rogers' parents. During a long distance telephone call from Columbus Sunday evening, Airman Rogers told his parents that he and his bride would arrive Tuesday. Airman Rogers, who has been in the Air Force for three years, is a graduate of Cast Alton, Wood River High School. Mrs. Rogers, a graduate ol Tucson (Ariz.) High School, is a. member of the Young Women's Christian Association and Of the El Conquistador Saddle Personal Notes Mrs. Pearl Nofson of flf>2 Union St., has returned home from a 16- dny visit spent with relatives In Kansas City, Mo. Mrs. Notson's son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs, Robert Olll of Newport, R. I., have boon visiting her, and loft Friday for their homo. Gill hns boon in the navy 2',* years and Is on the ship, tho USS Yellowstone, a destroyer tender, which will leave Newport next month on a six-month Mediterranean cruise. Klmhcrly Ann Marsh, 18 months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robort Marsh of Oocatur Is spending a week with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Dormans, 1621 Joostlng St. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard St. Peter* Jr., and children, Mike and Mary Carol, of East St. Louis, attended the wedding of Mr. St. Peters'' rousln, Donald A. Waters, nnd Miss Phyllis Ann Taulli. Saturday. Miss Mary J, Mnguire of 104 East Twelfth St., has returned from a visit in Whiting, Ind. Miss Ann Goldsherry and Miss Cora M. Pylo" havo returned from Lexington, Ky., where Miss Goldsberry appeared on the program at the University of Kentucky's foreign language conference. They left last Thursday for Lexington, making the trip by automobile. Mrs. Cathryn Pfeifer and Miss Mary Catherine Pfeifer of 2118 State St., wore In Docatur Sunday, visiting their son nnd brother, Arthur Pfeifer, and family. They were accompanied by Miss Janet Pfeifer, daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. Arthur Pfeifer, of St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Krug and John Krug have returned from Florida where they spent two weeks. They were guests of relatives at Vero Beach during a part of their stay in the south. Paul ClaridRC of Enumclavv, Wash., is visiting with his sisters, Mrs. Viola Johnson, Mrs. Roda Cooper, and Mrs. Inez Collins and nephew, Ross Johnson, 1606 Joesting Ave. Mr. Claridge, formerly a resident of the Shiloh neighborhood in the Grafton vicinity, is looking forward to seeing many of his friends during his visit here. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fahrig of West Alton, Mo., spent Sunday visiting with Mr. and Mrs. David Goehl and twin sons, Gerry and Gary, of 731>Rosedale Dr., ROse- wood Heights. Mrs. George (Anna) Cousins, Route 1, Godfrey, and her cousin, Mrs. Mae O'Leary of St. Louis, spent the weekend visiting their nephews Simon, John, and Michael Summerville and their families of Chicago. The three men are sons of Michael Summerville Sr. of Killride Colombur Ireland. Mr. Summerville Sr. is a brother of the late Mrs. Samuel Jones of Godfrey and the late Mrs. Pat Devins of St. Louis, mothers of Mrs. Cousins and Mrs. O'Leary. Miss Esther Pollard of Waupaca, Wis., spent the week-end with her aunt, Mrs. Henry Stutz, 2627 Watalee Ave., ^and cousin, Mrs, Marion Lobbig of 618 Spring St. She was accompanied by Miss Elizabeth Johnson of Waupaca. Miss Pollard and Miss Johnson left this morning for Eureka Springs, Ark., where they will spend some time, vacationing. Mrs. Louis Grenzbach of 902 McKinley Blvd., is a patient at St. Anthony's Infirmary. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Neikirk of 814 Logan St., have returned from Boston, Mass., where they spent two weeks with their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ward Neikirk, and grandchildren, Gale and Karen Neikirk, children of the Ward Neikirks. Mrs. Frank D. Finlay of 3029 College Ave., is recuperating from the effects of a surgical operation which she underwent April 16, and will return to her home from the Deaconess Hospital, St. Louis, Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Chappee of Ashland, Kan., are parents of a daughter, Marilyn Sue, born in Dodge City, Kan., at Trinity Hospital, April 15. Jack Chappee is a nephew of Miss Helen Rose Yeothart of 1811 Myrtle St. Lodge Notes Marguerite Camp, No. 500, Royal Neighbors of America, will have a social meeting Tuesday evening. Daughters of Isabella will have a social meeting Tuesday night at Marquette High School. Ladies of the GAR, Circle 127, will meet at 8 o'clock tonight at the Burke funeral home to pay respects to the family, of Mrs. Mary Tuetken of Fidelity. Mrs. Tuetken was a sister to Mrs. Huebert Conlee and Miss Cora RoUch, members of the local circle. t Women of Marguerite Camp, Royal Neighbors of America, will visit the Burke funeral home this evening and pay respects to the Club, Tucson. She was employed prior to her marriage by the Commonwealth Loan Co., Hamilton. MARQUETTE HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS PRESENTED 'FATHER OF THE BRIDE' as their class play April 23 and 24 it SS. Peter and Paul's Parish Hall. Members of the cast are pictured in costumes for the final scene.—Photo by B. E. jun. Junior Suzies to Model Fashions Summer treats in fashions for the Junior Miss will be the theme of a fashion show to be presented during tho regular Thursday luncheon at the Young Women's Christian Association, April 30. Summer fashions with emphasis on camp clothes are to he modeled by 25 Junior Suzies, who are members of a Saturday morning YWCA modeling class. Models will be: Patricia Hemphill, Miriam Brown, Judy Hershey, Cynthia Byford, Susie Pihkerton, Marolyn Pinkorton, Carolyn Plnkerton, Jean Wilson, Susan Sedgwick, Noreen Dixon, Cynthia Phillips, Sandra Gilbert, Sally Siebenthal, Patty Barton, Sandi Uhl, Judy Boyd, Sharon Lewis, Grace Helen Maison, Donna Davis, Barbara Bohannon, Judy Logan, Nanc.y Russell, Donna Lindsay, Nellie Marie Glowers and Shirley Glowers. The models have been trained by Miss Sally Pickett, a student at Monticello College. Clothing to he modeled will be suggestive styles for girls from 9 to 13 years of age. The show is being presented through the cooperation of the Alton Sears Roebuck & Co., with Miss Hazel Kohring, Sears' fashion cc-ordinator, acting as director. Assisting Miss Kohring is Mrs. Vera Hewitt, manager of Sears' teen-age department. Miss Wilma Fahrcnhorst will act as commentator during the showing of the youthful fashions. The style show and trie luncheon are open to the public but reservations must be made in advance by calling the YWCA desk. A supervised nursery for pre-school age children is open each Thursday at the YWCA from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sorority Presents Check to Infirmary Sunday afternoon four members of Gamma Upsilon chapter, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority presented a check for $175 to Sister Agatha, administrator of St. Anthony's Infirmary, to be used toward the purchase of the auxiliary power unit at the Infirmary. Mrs. Robert Clausen was chairman of the project and she was assisted by Miss Margaret Berigan, Mrs. Sam Guarino, and Miss Norma Helwig. Miss Berigan, presidtnt of Gamma Upsilon Chapter, made the presentation. Sister Agatha took the committee members to visit the two young people now in the Infirmary's iron lungs, Richard Taylor of Mount Vernon, and Selma Wiemer of Jerseyville. The auxiliary power unit was Installed three weeks ago at a cost of 51600. It will provide auxiliary power for the iron lungs and the isolation ward in the event that pqwer in the city would suddenly be cut off. The sorority donation will make SORORITY MEMBERS PRESENT CHECK TO ST. ANTHONY'S INFIRMARY to be used towards the purchase of the auxiliary power unit.. Sister Agatha, administrator, received the check for the Infirmary. Making the presentation from Gamma Upsilon Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi were from the left, Mrs. Robert, Clausen, Mrs. Sam Guarino, Miss Margaret Beriganr, and Miss Norma Helwig. —Photo by Jack Erwm. Announcements of Births Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Hollis, 219 Indiana Ave., South Roxana, are announcing the birth of a daughter at 10:22 a.m., Sunday in Wood River Township Hospital. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Carlan J. Hans, Rt. 2, Edwardsville, at 6:42 p.m., Saturday in Wood River Township Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. George Evans of 204 West Delmar Ave., are parents of a seven pound and two ounce daughter, born Sunday at 6:32 aim., in St. Joseph's Hospital. This is the couple's first child, which they have named Sandra Lee. Mrs. Evans is the former Miss Norma Dorsey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Dorsey, 3 West Delmar Ave., and Mr. and Mrs. George Evans, 1015 Diamond St., are the 'paternal grandparents. I David Lee is the name of the third child and second son born to Mr. and Mrs. Russell Biondolino of 63 West Drive, East Alton, and weighing six pounds and one ounce. The baby was born at 6:01 a.m. Sunday in St. Joseph's Hospital. Stephen Paul, 4, and Karen Marie, 2, are the Biondolinos other children.. Mr. and Mrs. William Tueth of 1048 Washington Ave;, are announcing the birth of a six pound and four ounce son at 3:50 a.m., today in St. Joseph's Hospital. complete payment for the unit possible. The other money has been donated by other organizations in the cornmunity. A first child and son was born at 5:16 p.m., Sunday in St. Joseph's Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Bill Revis of 925 Wallace St. The baby weighed five pounds and three ounces. Mrs. Revis is the former Joann Freer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clark Freer of the above address. A fifth child and first daughter, which they have named Dorothy, was born today at 4:30 a.m., in St. Joseph's Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Omar Austin of Seminary road. The sons are Omar 12, Larry 10, Bobby 7, and Stephen, 5, and the baby weighed eight pounds and 11 ounces. The name Janet Gail has been selected by Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Secrest of 717 Wood River Ave., Wood River, as the name of their first daughter and second child born at 2:25 p.m., Friday in Alton Memorial Hospital, and weighing four pounds and seven ounces. Their son, Wayne Allen, is 3. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bell of Cottage Hills have announced the birth of a seven pound son, Ronald Lyle in Alton Memorial Hospital, Saturday at 4 a.m. They also have .a daughter, Barbara Ann, 2%. The grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wallace. Michael Eugene is the name given to the first child born to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Battuello of 1105 Washington Ave., Sunday at 12:11 a.m., in Alton Memorial Hospital. The baby weighed eight pound and six ounces, and Mrs. Battuello is the former Miss Katherine Elaine. Born Saturday at 8:48 p.m., in Alton Memorial Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Zimmermann of West Alton, was a seven, pound and three ounce son. This is the couple's first child and they have selected Carl Frederick Jr., for a name. Hazel McGowan is th« maiden name of Mrs. Zimmermann. Sue Ann, an eight pound and two ounce daughter was born at 8:50 a.m. Saturday in Alton Memorial Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Staggs, 9113 Wrenwood Lane, Breritwood, Mo. They are also parents of a son, Thomas William, 4. Mr. and Mrs. June Yost of 820 McKinley Blvd., are parents of a seven pound and one ounce son, born in Alton Memorial Hospital at 7:01 p.m., Sunday. Announcement has been made by Mr. and Mrs. Forest Cook of 333 Brentwood of a daughter, eight pounds, born today at 3:52 a.m., in Alton Memorial Hospital. Church Notes Women's Association will meet at the Twelfth Street Presbyterian Church Tuesday afternoon at 1:30. The Ruth Circle will present the program and 'the Naomi Circle are hostesses. The executive committee will meet at 1 o'clock. Cicadas do no harm in feeding on plant juices, but when the females gash twigs in laying eggs, the twigs often die. family of Mrs. Mary Tuetken. Mrs. Tuetken, whose home was in Fidelity, was a sister of Miss Cora Rotsch, oracle, and Mrs. Huebert Conlee of Marguerite Camp. 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