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i!.+ ;% +: J00auqhters of Isabella Celebrate 19th Birthday Nineteen years of service in the community were celebrated last evening by the local Mary Immacul•te Circle, Daughters of Isabella with a birthday dinner at the Woman's club. The ,birthday party was, as in former years, a ]gala affair, featured by the rmmlon of old friend& Tables for the dinner last evening were decorated with spring flowers Social 00tes I Brlde.Elect Honored ani candles, and at each of the my covers, clever Jonquil and candle place cards were found. The lighted candles furnished the only illumination in the room dur. In the meal. Following dinner songs were sung to the piano accompaniment of Mrs. Anthony Mohr, and a pro- gram of music and talks was con. ducted by the Rev. Ralph Altstadt. .pfritual director of the circle, who acted as toastmaster. llistory of Cir Ic Miss Rosaline Kennedy read a mo.-t interesting history of the ccle, tracing its accomplishments from its organization in March. 1925, to the present time• Mrs. Charles Augustine was the first regent, under whose administration he group tripled its membership. Having as its motto "Love, Friend. ship. Charity and Unity," the local Daughters of Isabella have spon- sored innumerable religious and charitable projects in Kenosha and Kenosha county. Serving as regents, besides Mrs. Augustine, have been: Miss Cath- erine Rooney, Mrs. Elmer Mitchell; Mrs. William Byrne, Mrs. Joseph Wenning. Mrs. Matt. Kirsch, Mrs. Frank Salmon, and M Borchardt. present regent. Activities of the circle in pas years were reviewed by Mrs. E.-J. + MHchell, who read a clipping from March. 1927, which in reporting a meeting of the circle, mentioned its dramatic club, its bowling league, social and religious events. The Rev. Leonard Lochnar, Who conducts monthly services at Wll- lowbrook Sanitarium under the. auspices of the Mary Immaculate Circle, spoke last evening, con.' gratulating the members on'heir work, and upon their motto, € •. Mrs. Spencer Speaks The evening's principal speaker: was Mrs. Roy Spencer. Racine, who is state regent of the Daughters eL Isabella• She complimented the local circle on its progress and works of charity, and told of the organization of the Daughters of Isabella 47 years ago in New York. From its beginning with a small group of women, the order has grown to include 60,000 members in the United States and Canada, she said. The local regent, Mrs. Fred lorchardt reminded those present of the Day of Recollection to be held May 3 at St. Mark's church. She urged the members to attend the services which will be conduct- ed by the Rev. Raymond Miller, of th@ Redemporist Fathers. Speaking on the subject, "Chris- tiax Home" Life," Father Alstadt gave the final talk of the evening. Vocal music was pvided by ]Irs. Charles Schulte, who sang several enjoyable numbers, aeeom. panied at the piano by Miss Helen Althoff. Mrs. Robert Girsh was chairman for the dinner, assisted by the following committee: Mmes. George Van Lone, John Ludwig, Anthony Peters, George Dytka. George Ludke and John Banski, and Miss Marie Karow. o Mary Ellen Dorsey Weds George Nelson Announcement was received here I today of the marriage of Miss Mary! Ellen Dorsey, Antioch, Ill., and George C. Nelson, Trevor, Wis., on Ap˘.fl 20 at 4 o'clock in the a/ter- notre at St Peter's church. Antioch. The Rev. Francis Flaherty read the services in the presence of relatives and close friends. Mrs. Anna Dorsey, the bride's sis- ter in-law, and the bridegroom's brother. Myrus Nelson, were the only attendants. A wedding dinner was held for 50 guests, and later in the evening, a reception and dance was held for 200 guests. After. a brief wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. Nelson will live at Trevor, Win., where the bridegroom is employed on a farm. # P. T.A. Notes Whittier A dessert-card party will be held at the Whittier school tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'colck. Mrs. Paul Nuthem and Mrs. Edward Fair- field are in charge. Born To Mr. and Mrs. Viggo Schaffer, Pleasant Prairie, a son. April 25, at the Kenosha hospital To Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wylie. Thirtieth avenue and Forty-eighth strcet, a daughter, April 26, at the Kenosha hospital. To Mr. and Mrs. Theron Ander. zon, 2723 Seventy.first street, a son, April 25, at St. Catherine's hos- pital. At Pre.Nuptlal Shower Miss Loraine,Thery, Racine. who will become the bride of Elmer Jones, USN. on April 29 was guest of honor at a linen shower given by Mrs. LOUIS Jones, Thirty.s-end avenue, last eveng. Cards-and bufico were played and a luncheon was served. Con. terpiece of the table was a large cake, symbolizing the congratula- tions of the hostess. The bride, elect was prasented wRh a corsage and with gifts of linen for her neW home. Forty-one guests Were pres. ont. Reveal Betrothal of Marcelta Bahr The engagement of Miss Mar, celia Bahr to Robert Cordey, She- idan road, son of Mr. and MRS, George Conley, Eau Claire, s:, has been announced by.her mother, Mrs. Katherine Bahr. 909 .Sixty- ninth sreet. No wedding "dateha been t. , " . .- Jeanne Flocker ed" o A.Cadet K,. ][ Ech . M'. and Mrs. Dom/niv Flocker; 6033 Thirt/eth avenue, have an- no, need the engagement of heir daughter, Jeanne, to Air-Cadet e,t,h.L. FAchson oLMrs. Elsie FAeh..._. 5913 Sixth avenue. No definite date has been set for the wedding. Fy Christ/nee  .. lgtrothed to Soldier Mr. and Mrs. Peter Christian- ;sen, 6338 Twenty.ninth avenue, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Fay, to Pfc. Walter J. Jorgensen, son of Mrs. George forgensen, 6418 Thirty-fifth avenue. Since Pfc. Jorgensen is stationed eeSOmewhere in Italy, no date has n set for the wedding. Miss Dunton Hostess To Club Chairmen Officers and committee chairmen of the Kenosha Business and Pro- fessional Women's club were hon- ored at a dinner party given for them last evening by the retiring club president. Miss Imogene Dun. ton, in the recreation room of her home, 7812 Twenty-eighth avenue. Covers were laid for 21 guests at attractively arranged tables, with flower place cards, and other flowers used as decorations. An informal social evening followed the dinner. t Final Concert Features Concerto A limited number of ticrets will be available at the box office in the Kenosha High school auditorium tomorcow night for the final con- cert in the Kenosha Symphony or- chestra's season, and a record at- tendance is expected. The versatility of the orchestra conductor, Richard Czerwonky, will be demonstrated in the perform- ance of the "Violin Concerto in D major," which will be a highlight of the evening's .program. This concerto, written by Czer- wonky in 1930, was given its pre- mier performance in Berlin the following year. The composer him- self, who is equally talented as virtuoso, composer, and conductor° will present the piece on tomor- row's concert program, and in his place on the podium will be George Dasch, noted Chicago conductor, for the :event $ Definite ceiling prices are in of- feet on used gas cooking stoves, whether bought from a dealer or a neighbor. P. T. A. Congress Hears Problems Of Education Milwaukee -- iIJ -- New ideas for postwar education were dOs- closed here last night when edu- cators at the Wisconsin Congress of Parents and Teachers Associa- tions held a sympos/um on "tomor. row's world." The committee taking part in the discussion felt that teachers' sal- aries are too low and that many rural schools are less well equipped .than the farmers' barns. Other suggestions proposed that both teacher and pupil be given an an- nual physical and mental exam- ination" that llfe teaching certifi- cares be considered c a r e f u I I y before they are bestowed, if given at all, and that school boundaries be :'not confined to other govern. mental boundaries thus solving tui- tion: problems. Mrs. George Chatterton, Madi- s, president of the congress, com- mended the PTA for developing public opinion toward better legis- latton ;for children's benefit. '"The PTA has proved that there must be no elm distinction where children a.re.'oncerned," she said. Report Lse Increase Cmgress membership now was said to total 35,964, an increase since last year of 5,970. The board of managers last night confirmed the appointment of Mrs. Rbert A. Henry, Madison, as state italia chairman and of  Thee- "dre Kuemmerieln, Milwaukee, as "state program chairman.. Kenosha was well represented in he list of achievement awards an- nounced on Tuesday at the opening session of the convention. Parent- Teacher groups of the Columbus, Htllcre. and Woodworth schools were cited as winners. Lt. E. S. Kopecki Weds in Florida News of romantic interest was received here today when the mar- riage of Miss Imogene Agnes Gll-: bert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. FI. i ward J. Gilbert, Akron, Ohio, and Lt Ernest S. Kopeoki, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kopecki, 1303 Sixty-ninth street, was an- nounced. The double-ring cere- mony was solemnized at St. Mary's Catholic church in St. Petersburg, Fla., at the 8:30 o'clock mass. The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, was lovely in a white satin and organza gown with long train and veil. She car- ried a bouquet of cola lilies and gardenias surrounding a large or- chid. Miss Mildred KopeckL sis- ter of the bridegroom, was maid of honor dressed in a gown of baby blue frosted marquisette over taf- feta with a m.atching Dutch cap. She carried Talisman roses. A/C Eugene Gilbert, twin brother of the bride, acted as best man. Relatives and friends were served the wedding breakfast at the Pennsylvania hotel after which a reception was held at the winter home of the bride's parents in St. Petersburg. The bridegroom, a graduate of Marquette university, ls stationed at Washington" D. C., with the Navy Ordnance depart- ment. After a brief wedding trip, Lt. and Mrs. Kopecki returned to Washington" D. C., where Mrs. Ko- pecki is also employed. d Junior Day at Schubert Club Annual "Junior Day" will be ob- served by the local Schubert club at its meeting Thursday, and an In- teresting program has been ar- ranged by Mrs. Mark Kindt, advisor of the Junior Schubert club, and Mrs. Floyd F, ggert, advisor of the Euterpe club. Mothers of the Junior and Euterpe club members will be special guests for the afternoon. Hostmmos for the social hour which will follow the program will i be: MI Margaret 8chmitt, Mrs. I Carl Start, and Mrs. Harold Herzog. Last Two Days REMOVAL SALE KENOSHA SYMPHONY ORCH00RA RICHARD eZERWOIItFf. OOliIMTOR .Soloist: RICHARD CZERWOIY Violinist Guest Conductor: ,. GEORGE DKSCH Mar,/O, Bradferd Higk. hkeel Auditerlmn 57Oh and Shmddan Road Thursday, April 27-41:16 Reserved Seats ........ $1.50 Plus Tmc General Admi/en .... $1.M Plus Tax Student Tickets ........ .50 Plus Tax eli 8sic st ]geereaUon Deplore& m onaloa onserVaT eft Mmde. HANDBAGS Valued Much, Much Higher +I. +2. +3. Plus Tax : ...... ....... ,,.+ .L-..,I .++.: .+.+-.+ ..+ ......... / mtmOSH00 00vmmG NSWS M8. ROBERT DENSMORE, who before her marriage at Monterey, Cal., on Monday, was Miss Hilda Reske of lclnf. Chapel Ceremony Unites Couple In a pretty ceremony in the Fourth street chapel at Monterey, Cal., MISs Hflda Resk Racine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Reske, Sturtevant, became the bride of Sgt. Robert Warren Dens. more, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy F. Densmore, 910 Seventy-fourth street on Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock. A few close friends wit- nessed theceremony, which was performed by Chaplain Donald R. Brownell. The bride, wbo was given in mar- riage by Capt. Allen R. Kelley, wore a two-piece aqua wool .dress trimmed in white. Her whRe feathered hat had a veil that tied under the chin, and her corsage was of white carnations and stepha- notus. Her only attendant, Mrs. Leo Zeff, was dressed in a purple woo/ suit and purple and white .traw hat, with white accessories. Her corsage was of white garde nias. Lt CoL Leo J. Zeff, formerly of Kenosha, was best man. A reception 8t the chapel fol- lowed the ceremony, after which the couple left on a wedding trip Child Welfare Subject of Talk At Auxiliary Prevention of Juvenile delin- quency and rehabilitation of re- turning veterans are two major projects of the American legion and its Auxiliary, according to Mr& M. K Elbertson" Madison, who [spoke last evening at an interest- ing meeting of the local auxiliary in the American Legion club rOOms. Mrs. lbeFtson, who has been for seven years a member of the national child welfa committee, is a past department president, and an active member of the ehfld welfare and rehabilitation commit- tees of the state, explained the work of the Legion as that of co- ordinating the efforts of o t h e r groups for the same cam, and of bringing various units together o Club Guide Ldlol of the G./LI will hold u regular meoUng st ghe courthouse tomorrow a/ternoou st :lJ o'clock. South group of the Baptist Wom- en's Build win moot at t&e homo of Mrs. Leroy Doncmoro, SIS 8oventT- tourt& s'eet, tomorrow a/tonneau at I o'clock. Mission d lOell If UlC First Cbristhm church will meet at the home of Mrs. Robert Myers, OOlS Thirty-third nvenoe, tomorrow aft- eruoon st S'.50 o'€lock. Group n of Grse Luthcln church will met it the kent it Mrs. Tins Larsen, 1 Sixty-fifth street, to- marrow afternoon nt J'AJ0 o'teek. Women's Mlmlonsry society of St. Paul's Lutheran church will meet tomorrow afternoon 8t S:Sd o'etoek In the church sudltorJum. Chairmen are Mrs. Harry OberJey end Mrs. Emil Newman. Meeting of the Luther League of St. Psul's Lothoran church which Warn scheduled fur tomaerow evc- nine kao been postponed besase the ehureh parlors ore being re-deoo- raked. thatmore theeffective.WOrk of each may be St. Thomas Court Care of Children The speaker drew from the find- Places Officers lnp of local draft boards reconfly the conclusion that there is a large field of work to be done in the care of children's dental, optical men- tal, and other forms of welfare, if they are to grow up a credit to their generation. She also stressed the importance of conditioning children's moral attitudes In the homes, and of giving them proper supervision. She told of the Legion's present; program in locating children of veterans who might be needing care, and also meAttoned the great benefits to Wisconsin children through the state Children's Code, which is one of the best in the United States. The program was under the di- rection of the locbl'tld welfare committee of which Mrs. Francis Mayer is chairman, and was one of the most important of the auxil- lary's =year. "Attending were num- erous reprmntativas of other patriotic groups in .the city. Vocal music wss furnished by the Howard family, repreflted by John Howard with  a solo, 'y Task," by Ashf0rd; ,md+by the Howard twins, Warren and with a duet '"the PaL-y Crew." Introducing a new season of ac- tivity for the organization, the St. Thomas Women's Catholic Order of Foresters installed its new offi- cars last evening in the parish hall. Miss Clara Fish took over the oflce of chief ranger again, and Mrs. Clarence Busman was In- stalled as vice chief ranger• Cere- monies were in the charge of Mrs. Catherine Hell high court official Other officers are Mrs. Richard Nikolal, financial secretary; Mrs. /,ester Doherty, recording secre- tary; Mrs. Harold Rock, treasurer; Mrs. Leum Nyland, Miss Alice Cable, conductesses; Miss Bernice Feest and Mrs. Donald O'Day, sen- tinels; and Mrs. Jei'ome Gumbinger, Mrs. James Meyers and }Krs. Guzt Weitzel, trustees. Juvenile Croup Chosen Placed in charge of the newly- organized Juvenile court was Mrs. Leo Kuczenskl. Several officers were chosen among the school chil- dren to manage the affairs of the new court. Margaret Jesn Albert was elected chief ranger; Jo Ellen Henry, vice chief ranger; Betty Ann Ludwig, financial secretary; Bev- erly Beyers and Maryan conductors; and Rlta Rondeau and Shirley Vandevcld, sentinels. Irs. W. W. Rlchards was accom- through California. The bride has panist. " " cen employed at the Hamilton e Beach Co. in Racine. The bride- The program which followed be- groom was graduated from the Ke- Hold Confirmotio, Rites nosha Senior high school and the Archbishop Moses E. Kiley will University of WisConsin, after admintster the sacrament of con- FOR which he was employed as an as- flrmatiOn to a  of eighteen at sistant instructor at the Merrill-Ihe HolyName .church at Wtlmot Palmer school in Detroi before Friday. morning at 11 o'clock, MOTHER'S enlisting in the medical #gorps. He Bishop Francis Cotton, of Owens- is now stationed at'A..F, head- })orb, Ky., will mmist in the adminis- DAY quarters replacemen t cpot at Fort tration. The class will miJt at ma Ord, and with Mrs.nsmore will and receive holy communion in 8 live at Pacific Gro', Cal. body at the 8 o'clock mmm. Women Voters to Consider Program Chicago -- (U -- The National League of Women Voters today considered a comprehensive pro- gram for wartime and postwar na- tional and international policies at its sixteenth annual convention. The program was proposed by the directors of the leegue for dis- cussion and polble adoption as the organization's program for the next two years. President Marguerite M. Wells, Minneapolis, Minn., read the pro- posala at yesterday's opening ses- sion. They include: Formation of a social insurance program to nationalize unemploy- ment compensation insurance and extend sickness and disability cov- erage. Use of price controls, rationing and other means to curtail purchas- ing power as a way to curb infl- tion. Consideration of policies of eco- nomic stability for demobilization of the armed forces, reconversion of industry, raising the level of era- Make Your Lawn Beautiful by Applying Vl|ere New! rultEs'S SUGGEST IROo the complete plant food when making new lawns or feeding established lawns. 4 lbe. per 100 square feel 100 Ibe.  25 Ibs. $1.N -.----4------- I711{10110 II"PORT Olll DBM lPIR -- For food production only 100 IbL lkT.70 IIINC 1886 1N'I 11 KIIWlIRI Note: Store Closed Wednes- Afternoons. ployment and achievin • mutual responsibility between labor and management. Participation by the U n I t • d State in a, ganeral international organization, for peagtul ettle` ment  dtAm wJ.e n ec grecian and the ery to adminkter !wortd-Wk" ,-J and reconstruction progrml...:, " r AdOption'rof • r }d" .Wr fiscal program to'achieve a mini. mum of economic dislocation after the war, didbute he .llix burden and control wartime inflation.. Mrs. Albert Sbober, president of the Kencha )esgue. is attending the convention. 4 To maintain a harmoniously cor- related wardrobe, make a list each season of your wardrobe require- ments, apportion the budget logic- ally, and shop carefully. Wednesday, April 26, 1944 gan with the presentation of two vocal selections by Shirley Vande- reid, dance numbers by Rose Marie Mayer and songs by the girls' chorus. Visiter Speaks An inspiring talk was given by Mrs. Hell who praised Mrs. Wen- dell Albert, a field worker, for her splendid work. The Row William Cox, chaplain of the order, fol- lowed with an addre,- to the group. Gifts were presented to Mr& Heldt and to Mrs. George Ludwig, out- going recording secretary. Bowls of yellow daisies and yel- low and white lapus were used in carrying 9ut the colors of the or- der at the luncheon and social hour that followed. Mrs. Rlchard Nikolai was in charge, with the assistance of the Mmez. W. M. Priddis, Harold Bagnall, Leum Ny- land, Wendell Albert, Donald O'Day. Theodore Billings. Leo Kuczenski and George Ludwig. e There are 3,756 American Red Cress chapters in the United States. - } Steak, Chicken, Chop ! Fish 1 Noon TOt Ciesbq FLAMINGO 2 Miles North of Kencha on H'y 4 SeNr-,-  Room or Pttvte ]Parties BKm" Iflmes . Gimms I Beaut'ully perservI in hammered bro or v, Uque Ivory. Only 12A0 to 11 I.OS a pair A filet mother will lways remember. No material toed vital to war. KEMmIt PLYING GO. 6621- 32nd Awe. Phone 3-2958 FOR THE DURATION Duo to the urgent need for well tcaed otfice help, we will enroll students in our day or eveninq classes who me not High School 9raduat. Enroll Any Monday -- Day ol, Evening Kenosha College of Commerce Now is the Time to Plant Your VICTORY GARDEN SEEDS Condition Your Lawn  FETn an LAWN SEED FLOWERS for any and all occasions Our cut flowers and blooming plants are fresh from our greenhouses in Racine every day. P. N. OBERTIN'S F.T.D. 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