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Alton Evening Telegraph (Newspaper) - February 6, 1947, Alton, Illinois PAdB TWELVE BVBN1NO ffififttlAftV Franklin Lodge to HonorPastMasters DinnerProgram Set for Washingtons Birthday Franklin A wfll celebrate Washingtons birth day by observing past masters which will be made a big The lodge bears the name of Benjamin Franklin like was an eminent pa tron of Free whose birth day was The lodge chose to mark the birth anniversary of the Father of His though Franklin might at least be likened to the obstetrician who brought the country tato the Degree work will begin at 2 Dinner will be served at to be followed by the program In honor of the past Franklin Lodge has been enjoy ing a great Back in 1929 the lodge had just completed its present temple at a burden some as an expression of the public spirit and progressive ness of its That tem In addition to I to regular Ma sonic has become a great social center In chiefly for both boys and and Is the scene of more activities than any other like Institution in the Alton In a period of three weeks by actual count there were more than 3000 young men and women to pass through its doors for social events of lodge ray debt has been reduced from the PAfrflM TfcMI 0ANCM Tea at Montlwllo Montlcello College alumnae of Alton and vicinity will give a val entine tea for a group of senior girls from Alton and Marquelte high schools Saturday February from to 4 oclock on the school campus at Guests also will include Alton area girls who are attending Monti Alumnae arranging the tea are James president of the Alton area James McNeil Thom as Kenneth Schu Sidney Wil liam William Miss Betty Lou Glelber and Miss Mary Guild Entertained Elizabeths Guild of Pauls Episcopal Church entertained by Elwood Fisher at her 817 Alton Wednes Abraham accompanied by Alex Mc after a short business Refreshments were and Peter poured at an attractively decorated tea Frank Bonfleld and Stephenson assisted in the dining it originally when the building was first to which is comfortably fi nanced on low Interest COMING SATURDAY For t Week of Personal Shirley itmoui Model Olnny brIIIUnt Vnnce Model Youll meet two famous VANCE models Shirley Hlnton and Glnny Lee They will reveal makeup secrets by which fashion models achieve the ageless look they are famous These girls art currently appearing in Qharm and other fashion Sponsored By THRIFTY DRUG STORES Jacksonville Couple Weds Viola daughter of and William Suter of became the bride of George Van I son of and William 133 North East The wedding took place Monday afternoon at the home of and Clifford Apartment East East with the William Bohn official Vanlters brotherinlaw and and Clifford were Vanlter wore a rosecolored black accessories and a rose yellow carnation House appeared in a pink dress and had black accessories and a yellow carnation After a short wedding trip the young couple will reside at 906 South Clay Miss Lumsm Graduate Miss Wyvona daughter of and Herbert Luman Of 470 Hamilton Wood was from McKendree at the close of the first semester of this Miss a major in socio was a member of Sigma Tau and the McKendree She was a member of the Student Faculty Council and accompanist for the Miss Luman Alton Wood River High School before enrolling at Miss Muser Honored Miss Ernma fiancee Wesley was guest of honor at a party given Wed nesday evening by Miss Grace at The Hostess Members of Humboldt school fac ulty of this term were In attend At the close of the games enclosed notes in each prize package suggested that the article be presented to the guest of honor to be used In her future The evening was brought to a close with the serving of refresh Miss Maxine Stevenson and Gertrude Greinke presided at an attractive tea Guild Meeting The Mary Hayner Guild of Pauls Episcopal Church will hold its February meeting Monday evening at 8 oclock in the Dun Theodosia Ross and Helen Weber will be host arid during the evening a valentine exchange will take v Past Officers Honored Past matrons and past patrons of Alton Order of Eastern were honored last night in connection with a stated meeting of the at the Ma sonic temple on State Mrs junior past ma and junior past were seated in the Sears Sports Department Suggests These Valentine Gifts Store Hours Week Days toft Saturday HEART TO HEART OKD IT CyPIP It to to KM up these gtfta wWi thai Valentine appeal for woto heortlhrobi Sale Fitted Cases Regular Reduced 98 NOW Inoludld Complete With llttlngs In sip and button Shop limited Sale Leather Binder Regular Reduced Be Play Golf Matched Iron Sets Higflnt TruUmpar itecl Leather Set of 32 Matched Wood Sets 95 Same n Complete itt of COLF and Don Carter sang Always using words suitable to the occasion ana two shits were Edward Stephenson pre ented gift from tht Past Ma rons Club to the and afterwards the Past Matrons Club welcomed Sottertmsh Into Its in a fitting Refreshments were served In the dining ftttd the tables were ecorated valentine for Mta Oopchle Miss Andrtw a who served as assicnnt to the na lonal general secretary of the Belgium Young Womens Chris tian Association during the will be guest of honor at a mem bership tea to be given at the Alton Young Womens Christian Association at 3 oclock Miss Dopchle will tell of the work E the Young Womens Christian Association in Spence Honored Miss Dorothy Wllken was host to a luncheon en ertalning at her 700 Lin en in honor of Vir ginia Spencej who has resigned er position with the Illinois Bell elephone Covers were jrranged for five Including women who are plant de jartment employes In the district fflce of the Bell ipence was presented with a fare well Alpha Meeting Alpha Iota sorority met In the administration building on the Shurtleff campus Wednesday night an dmade plans for a rush party o be held Wednesday Feb ruary Hostess to Club Maurice Gill of 1018 Mil nor avenue entertained the Pals Club Wednesday and Paul Bennes was presented vith gifts in observance of her birth Bunco was played and re freshments Or vllie Lester Chris Heinkel Rob ert OConnor were awarded Jackson will be hostess to club in two entertain ng at her 841 Fullerton Club With McGee Members of the Wednesday Bunco Club were entertained this week by Frank at her home on Logan and efreshments were Thomas Leo Rose Henry Molloy and Rudolph Mun zinger were given residing on State will have the club with her n two Luncheon for Voracek John Voracek of 206 Carolina avenue was guest of hon or at a small luncheon given Tuesday by Jacob Gush at her 3526 California The occasion was Voracekjs birthday and the hon ored guest received anniversary BonafedeDupuch Wedding The wedding of Frank Bona son of and Gus 1131 East Fifth street and MissMary of and George Dupuch 129 East Louis Easl will take place Saturday at 2 oclock in the rectory St Bernards Wooc The Douglas vulll Joseph Bonafede will be best man for his and Robert and Steve Sadiqh uncle of the will be grooms Miss Rose Sadlch will be maid of honor and Miss Chrlstene Sadlch and Miss Bernice Zak of Wood River will be The Misses Sadich are aunts of the prospective A reception in honor of the brid al couple will take place at the Daughters of Union Veterans on State Saturday beginning at 7 PalofMine Club PalofMine Club was enter tained by John Stamper of Brighton at the home of Richard Leonard Phinney ave nue Bunco was and WJllard Pearl Royal Deahl and Leonard were given August Timmermeier of 2621 Salu street will have the club with her in two Sober Showered The Misses June Robertson and Phyllis Robertson were hostesses to a prenuptial party Wednes day entertaining in honor of Miss Patricia AnnSober at the home of and Joseph Bog 806 Herbert Miss whose marriage to Ernest Ben ecke will take place February was presented with gifts of a per sonal Liverpool rhum was playert by the who occupied three ta and Harry mother of Miss Miss Mary Hospital Notes Lawrence Lucker of 2614 Benbow avenue underwent surgery at Marys Lucker will be a patient at Marys for two Margaret wife of Joseph 318 Prospect and BeUlalV wife of William 504 Brook side are patients In Josephs Hospital for observation and possible Admitted to the hospital for surgical treat ment were Lucille wife of Kenneth 337 East Third street Jane wife of Arthur 1116 Gar den street John 1031 Wai ace and Judith Ann Walk daughter of and Mar on Entering he hospital for medical treatment were Francis 2629 Sid ney and Michael son of and Victor Be Basil son of and William Maggart of 1014 Adams taken to Jos ephs Hospital Thursday for emer gency treatment of an injury to lis suffered when he was struck by a Alvin of 1312 Klxon was given emergency ment early this morning at Josephs Hospital for a stab wound in the calf ol the left He left the hospital after surgical Mitzl Kay daughter of and Charles Sevier of 1262 State was taken to Josephs Hospital Thursday foe examination after she had appar ently swallowed some object that lodged in her choked i Helen Butcher of Wyan dote Edwardsville and Henry 526 Shelly are patients In Alton Memorial Hospital where they expect to un dergo surgical Ad mitted to the hospital for medical treatment were Lafe Law 307 Freemont Jer sey and William 821 Sliipman Sunday School Awards son of and re ceived an award for his twentieth year of perfect attendance at Sun day school Sunday morning at the Methodist and Victor Bax ter son of and Baxter received his sixyear A meeting of Carlin Rebekah Lodge has been announced for this evening in the lodge halls in the North A class of candidates will be Lou Benecke and Miss Peggy Oliver were awarded A course repast was served by the hostesses towards the close of the Scltulz Heads Toastmistresses Installation Ceremony at The YWCA Anthony Schulz was In stalled as president of Alton Toast mistress Club Wednesday following a dinner and program at Young Womens Christian As Schreader was placed m office as vlcepres Royce see and Arthur BrU Lee rloward was in charge of the In and presented Ephralm retiring pres with a past presidents Green expressed her appre ciation of the cooperation shown by members during her term of Schulz appointed the committees public rela Everott toward Otstot Toward Elda Enos Green pro Roberta Albert Miss Mary Ann Wiseman Car ole Schreader Miss Elinor Stephen James Mildred Alma John Miss Wilma and spe cial committee on speech Coomes and Green presided during a business and Enos gave the invocation and Introduced Bernard a James Ohley and McFarlane incoming Programs in the form of valen and containing jingles writ ten by George were place Lucille Sears was In charge of the table and members read the jingles appearing on their Miss Minnie DeBacco of Alton was an attendant at the Wedding of Mike Spudlch and Miss Rose Bracco which took place before he Ralph Outdo in osephs Feb ruary Barnett of returned to Alton tOdajr and will remain Indefinitely with her George and at 814 McKJnley boule and Degenhardt of Patterson place have departed by automobile for Vero where they will be guests of Robert and Schaf er of 1330 Henry street have purchased he residence of arid Henry 1601 Henry and Schafer and take possession of their new home n a short James Moler of Los An and John Auer of have departed lor Murphysboro after a visit with and Beach of the AltonJersey ville road and and Haven 1208 West Ninth Moler Is a niece and Auer Is a brother of Beach and Moler will depart for her home the last of Richard Coles returned to ler 2400 Brown from Josephs Hospital Coles underwent an oper ation two weeks Barbara daughter Of and 2720 Benbow is ill With a throat little girlwas re covering from an illness with virus pneumonia when the throat Infec tion Buffalo Bill once was a rider for the Pony A panel discussion Can ter American Cooperation Be Achieved was with Lauck as Taking part in the discussion were Bru baker and Miss Miss Amelia hon orary was general eval Las Amigas Toastmistress Club met Tuesday night at the Booker Washington and Eliza Williams was installed as James vicepresident Nathaniel and Miss Har riett Miss Robinson was in charge of the table topic Delinquent Chil Barry Stone was Miss Irene Scotl spoke on Parliamentary Miss Helen Lowry on Seventeen Years of Marriage and Phil How to Have a Good Telegraph Want Ads results Included Rainproof Sport Jackets KBITS Softball Gloves SSflAfSS PMP Tents Myi Colemon Lanterns Only 10 Mmf Higglns HPHll i9i RECOVER REUPHOLSTER YOUR CHAIRS AT HOME ITS Do It yourself at frac tion of usual Dining Leatherette and Plastic All LIKIS NEW 11 Factory Prices Kurnlihed In our He placement fabric aeld by the yard er Write for Specify R ft L FABRIC Oil Bowoe Dent 18 CHICAGO ILLINOIS Since 1852 Altons Leading Jie loveliest IWrls made by man February 14th give the promise of neverending admiration expressed by a flattering neck lace of lustrous MARVELLA W Federal Tax Featuring MultiFacet 98facet and fi8facet jeweler American Gem GOULDINGS 206 West Third Store Hours 8 to 5 0 to 9 Personals w j L Births and Kenneth Balrd 609 FUmore street JM MB parents ot a daugh baby born in SL Hospital Wednesday w been made of birth of to and Vincent Saale of West M The baby born Wednesday 142 jfoiephg and Oebrge Waters of Route have an nounced the birth of a daughter whom they fiaVa named Joyca The baby was born day at in Alton mortal weighing eight The name f Nadlne Vivian been given born Thurs day at in Alton miorial to and Jems Lankford of 429 Aldrup The baby weighed seven pounds and two Announcement has been made of the birth of a daughter to Mr and George Underwood of Cottage The baby wai born at in Alton Memorial weighing eight pounds and 15 and Dyal Klnser of Grafton are parents of a Barbara The baby born at today in Alton Me morial weighing teveh pounds and 10 A son was born at today in Alton Memorial Hospital to and Wendell McMll len of 216 Logan More than half of the proved oil reserves of the United States art concentrated in Come and Get em Also in Brown and White YOUNG FOLKS SPRING TOGS GIRLS 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