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Troy Tribune (Newspaper) - January 13, 1955, Troy, Illinois une progressive paper in a progressive town January 1955 Volume Number2 Man To Marry krdsviiie Girl May 7 Eric Rudat of EdVards announced the engage her Lu ieksto Robert and Wilbur Wllle couple are planning to be May st weeks issue of the Trib was stated that Bob Rog aprjear with the Univ of Illinois choir on Toast on February The ice date has been post fto February PTA Sees Movies lexico Monday jTroy held their re jnthly meeting LOth at the Grade School the business meeting Ben Alarcon of Ja inois showed moving pic m parts of Mexico and on various historic the former MIsa r of is music at the Jacob and Mar was in charge program in the absence of new Carl and Harold Sch id and Hack admitted in the organ Harold publicity announced an Art Con be held in the spring for to publicize the Arthur Minor Dies In Troy At Age Of 71 Arthur Allen a for mer resident of East died at De cember 28 at his home in Troy after having been ill two was born in Thomas and had lived in East Louis for more than 30 Five years ago he moved to Funeral services were held December 30 at the Kurriis Chapel in East Masonic Rites were also He was a carpenter and work ed out of the East Louis Car penters Local 169 Minor was also ametnber Carpenters Gothic Lodge 852 AF and AM and the Troy Baptist Minor is survived by his wife Nina two sons Joseph a general contractor of Prospect and Francis Minor of Los California three half and James both of Kansas and Rudy McDonald of Prairie two half sis ters Charles Bertha Wr ight and Joseph Lena both of Prairie and four Burial was in the Valhalla 3HOOL CALENDAR 18 Roxana there High l Grade School Report Paul here Grade ol played at High School Livingston here High ol Aviston there High ol Lebanon theie Grade Mascoutah there Grade Worden there High Legton Girl Scout Council To Begin Courses Monday The Troy Girl Scout council is looking forward to a large ber of men and women taking the Girl Scout Training Course which Herberi Beirfel Dies Saturday Following Illness Herbert Tocal shoe re pair died January 8 at 3K5 at Bamee Hospital in Funeral details have not been completed at this time as arrangements are waiting the return of Herb from An obituary will appear in weeks issue of the Bank Stockholders Meet Reelect Directors The stockholders of the Troy Security Bank held their annual meeting Tuesday night in the bank After the presidents report by James the group heard the report of Frank cash The election of directors was held and all present directors were They are James Clarence Oliver Oscar Ottwein and David The bank declared a 5 per cent dividend to stockholders of record as of December which was payable December Lunch was served and a social period and Rittgers Announce Twin Girls and Bob Rittgers are announcing the birth of twin girls born Sunday 9th at Josephs Hospital in High The girls weighed five pounds and seven ounces and five pounds and fifteen ounces at They have been named Bonnie Rae and Connie ara Sue Webb formerly of Troy who recently announced her engage ment to Kent Ruatln of Wilson HeightsMaryville Home Bureau Meets The Wilson HeightsMaryville unit of the Home Bureau was en tertained at the home of Redenbarger on Jan uary 7 with luncheon being ser ved to 18 persons preceding the Ernest presided over the business meet A demonstration on cake dec orating was given by Kate Waggoner and Edna Reden New receipes for icings were given and demonstrated on three birthday cakes which were auctioned off highest bid A cake was cut and sold by with one piece having a dime baked Lu Heinritz led a recreation period in Luny Hat Prizes were awarded to persons making certain Elaine Wendlers lesson on Better Mental Health was postponed until the next meeting due to a television meeting she attended in The next meeting will be held Friday February 4 at noon at the home of John Waggoner in Wilson Heights with Elaine Wendler as special is to begin Monday at the Presbyterian Church An official If you are a leader it will toe extremely help you are it will help you to understand our pro gram and your We are ex tremeJy fortunate in having Steve Booker and Eby of Collinsvitle as our The course covers lour Monday January 81 and Swuary 7 and oookout in the The meetings will begin 7 and reglstra tton Is cents nigfct Funeral Services Held For Ella Foikerts Ella 06yearold wife of Charles Folkerts of ded January 10 at at Josephs Hos pital in She was bora August 1889 in Bunker the daughter of the late Charles and Ella who at a later date moved from Bunker Hill to Folkerts was confirm ed at the Zion Lutheran Church in Bunker April On August she was united in marriage to Charles Folkerts of serving before her marriage as a nurse at Lutheran Hospital in In she moved to Troy after having been a resident of Collinsville and a memiber of the Holy Cross Lutheran Church for many Since living in Troy she had joined Pauls Luther an Church and had been an active member of the the Bible Class and tfte Ladies Remains were at the Edwards Funeral Home until noon Wed January then in state at Pauls Lutheran Church where services were conducted at 2 Beck of Louis She is survived by her Charles Folkerts of Troy three Charles and Ralph of Collinsville and Roland of East Alton five Arthur and Paul Huiber of Ed of Washington and Emil of San California five Jo Bob and Vicki and by a num ber of neices and She was preceded in death by a daughter Ruth who died in Interment was in the Lutheran Cemetery in Brother Of Trojan Dies In Granite City Services were conducted last week in Granite City for Donald brother of Clifton Bowler of Troy and a commun ity leader in Granite Safety director at the Granite City Steel Companys blast nace he had served on the grade and high school boards in Granite City during his years of community service Marine PTA Association Meets Tonight Thursday The third meeting of the Marine Community ParentTeacher Asso ciation will be held at the Marine school gym January 13 at Everyone interested in the wel fare of children is invited to at Revised plans of the new Mar ine Grade School will be shown by Fred Superin tendent of Triad Community School Unit District Business parts of the program1 will include reports from Chair men of various Entertainment will consist of a moving picture film in color and sound Birth of an Oil Refreshments will be served a fter the A neighborhood Cake and Pound party was held Saturday evening at the home of Miss Ora Approximately 25 Henry Stoces a patient at Josephs Hospital in High land after having undergone sur gery Saturday Her room fe Mark 90th Year Anna who be 90 years old will ebrate her birthday with house at the home of her in Troy from 1 to Friends and relatives may cajl at the nee was born on a farm near Leban January tSWMaad was married to Charles Mcinrfng ANNA er October Her husband died in i The couple had 12 which eight are They iiir elude Pa John and Ida ville Rose St Louis and Tony and Albert of There are 18 grandchildren and 16 great Mersinger lived most of her life on a the family moved to the present home Troy in She is a member oi Jeromes Catholic Church and the Ladies Altar Mersinger has been ed to a wheel since Septem ber 7 when she fell and broke a bone in her left beeL Despite heir advanced her health is ex cellent and she can now walk some with support and a Mike Loyet and George Lieblwr her also were mates of Mersinger through her school Services For Martha Meter Martha formerly ol died Wednesday ning in Troy at the home ol George where she had resided for past few Remains are at the Edwarde Funeral Services will held January 15 at 2 at the Lutheran Cburch in Lions Club Donates Sum To Troys White Way The regular Lions Club was held at the Ev Church January with Lion President Glenn The club voted to give the sSty toward the new Vhttb Future projects were also The teenagers dance by the Troy SiT postponed until Saturday SftMAA t
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