Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on March 18, 1952 · Page 5
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 5

Alton, Illinois
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Tuesday, March 18, 1952
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TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 1952 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH fAGE FiVS Appropriation Approved for Wood River Street Repairs WOOD RIVER. - Notification that the State Highway Drpnrt- merit has approved an appropriation of $18,540.35 for arterial street repairs this year .drew city officials Info a lengthy discussion on their 1952 program, Monday night. STONE BROS. CREDIT JEWELERS 118 WEST 3rd ST. The talk was spearheaded by Alderman Byron Killam, who asked that (he council "take action" immediately to get its spring program of street repairs underway. "To complete our street work plans," Killam said, "we will have to Contract some of the work. I suggest we make plans tonight to advertise for bids as soon as the state will allow." Mayor William Stoneham agreed. Ho said, "I think we ought to hit hard and hit tonight According to the wealher we're having, we could get the streets in condition today." Stoneham asked that City Engineer Wilbur Stevens meet with members of the street and alley committee and set up a program that will get. underway as soon as possible. Councilrnen asked Stevens to have the program ready for Council approval on April 7. It is hoped that trie work may be advertised by April 10 and that the bids can be opened on April 21. To Pay Respect* WOOD RIVER. — Members of the American Legion Auxiliary will meet at Mark's mortuary at 6:45 p.m. today to pay respects to H. N. Dinwiddie and Eugene Pearson. EACH OIL CHANGE-ADD LUBRI-LO Local Dealerships Available DISTRIBUTING CO, 2412 State St., East St. Louis, 111. Phone UPton 4-5943 Wood River RNA Plans Politick' ' WOOD RIVER. — A polluck luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Odd Fellows hall will be an event for the Marguerite Camp ROH of the Royal Neighbors. The committee in charge of the dinner will be Mrs. Floyd Waggoner, Mrs. Amlel Brummer, Mrs. James Phillips, and Mrs. Adrian Kistner. Following the luncheon, plans will be completed for the annual celebration of the order, to be given in April. I.nmniu Rntertiiln Guests WOOD RIVER. - Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Davis of Edwardsville, and Mr. and Mrs, Glenn Ratbgeb of Godfrey, were dinner guests Saturday night of Mr, and Mrs. William H. Luman, 72 East Jennings avenue.,. On Sunday, the Lumans entertained Mr. and Mrs. Lauren Weishaupt and daughter, Laurel Ann, of Edwardsville. I'lnn Sauerkraut Supper WOOD RIVER. -The Ladles Aid Society of the St. Paul's Lutheran Church are giving a sauerkraut supper at the church Thursday night. The dinner will start at. 5:30 p.m. Celebrates Birthday WOOD RIVER. — Eddie Albertson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Albertson, 39 Eckhard avenue, was guest of honor at a surprise birthday party Monday afternoon. It was Eddie's fifth birthday and his guests were Marry Hartwig, Donna Emerick, Brenda Hedges, Ann Mary Staikoff, Marlene Kusmanoff, Billy' Nixon, Terry McConnell, Mltxi Kusmanoff and John Ebbort. Games were played and each child received a prize. Mrs. John Ebbert and daughter, Edith, assisted Mrs. Albertson. Kuin Duhble Class to Meet WOOD RIVER. — The Kum Dubble Class of the First Baptist Church will have a potluck supper at the church Thursday night at 6:30. Mr. and Mrs. Orie Priest and Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Yarnell will be hosts and hostesses for the evening. Succeeds Gilbert Jaynes Lloyd Dildine Elected Head Of Wood River VFW Post vl ^iW^mm?^?^ m^^'^:¥^^^ •hKlk ^UB ^k J«k • •-- .--•• " - ,. '-< K •.-/-<.. .. WOOD RIVKR .- Uoyd Dildine, a World War II veteran who is a partner in the D & K market, was elected commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 285(1, Monday night. Dildine succeeds Gilbert Jaynes. The new commander, who was a sergeant in the transportation corps, served a year in the South Pacific. His wife is a past president of Hie Auxiliary. They live at 520 Ferguson avenue and bave three children, Hoy, M, Linda 8. and Maribeth, 5. Other new post officers are Jack Willis, senior vice commander; Charles Mat-Donald, junior vice commander; Steven Panyik, quartermaster; Jack Crcokmore, post advocate; Floyd Hunt, chaplain; and O'Kellic Summers, three-year trustee. Jaynes was elected to a five- year trusteeship in the VFW corporation and Eugene Pruitt was elected lo a four-year trusteeship, Elected as delegates to the County Counril were Creekmorr, Keith Fisher, Summers, Dorvvin Frailey, Willis and Johnny Sly. The next meeting of the council will be Thursday at 8 p. m. in Vandalia. The first lifetime membership was awarded to Ward Kerwin. Five transfers accepted into membership are Lester F. Winle, Marshall A. Gibbons, Cecil F. Campbell, Adrian G. Slaten and Floyd J. Fanier. Twelve members of the post and 10 of the Auxiliary attended a district meeting in Taylorville on Sunday. Both groups displayed their colors in the parade. Attending were Mr. and Mrs, Jaynes, Mr. and Mrs. Creekmorc, Mr. and Mrs. Diidine, Mr. and Mrs. Fisher, Mr. and Mrs. Frailey, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Secrest, Mr. and Mrs. Omar Reichel, Mr. and Mrs. Tony Filardo, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Curfman, Mr. and Mrs. MacDonald, Summers and Glenn Westerhold. Correction WOOD RIVER. — The correct date for the meeting of the AAUW will be Thursday, March 20, at the First Presbyterian Church at: 7:30. Members are asked to bring guests. 8 Drivers Arrested At Wood River WOOD RIVER. — Eight motorists, Including two women, were arrested by Wood River police Monday afternoon -for operating vehicles in the wrong lane of traffic. All of the offenses occurred on Route 111 (Sixth street) between Lewis and Madison avenues. In February, police arrested almost a dozen motorists for the same offense, but Monday's arrests set a record for the number of persons apprehended at one time. Motorists have been cutting across Route 111 and traveling north on the west side of the road, following the Standard Oil Co. fence to Madison avenue. This is done to avoid northbound uefinery traffic which has to slop at Ferguson avenue. Hartford Couple Honored at Party FrietulsSurpHscGjmlnpr's Af Wood River Youth Honored on Birthday WOOD RIVER. — Harold Smilh- son jr,, son of Mr. and Mrs, Harold Smithson, 624 East Lorena avenue, was surprised at his home Monday afternoon on his 10th birthday by Cubs of Den 8, Pack 5. At a short business session, Pat Thompson was elected Denner and Tommy Wall, assistant denner. Games were played and Mrs. Smithson served refreshments, as.- sistcd by the den mother, Mrs. William More. Cubs present were George Hayes, jr., Johnny Archer, Kenny McMillen, JDelmar Monken, Herrell Lewis, liudy More, Nicky Adcock, Pat Thompson, Tommy Wall and Harold Smithson. HARTKOUD — Mr. and Mrs. Swnyne Gardner who recently moved Into their new home at 114 West Ulrch street, were surprised Saturday evening when 40 friends gathered at their home for a house warming parly. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Krnesl McfJury, Mr. and Mrs. Merits Summers, Miss Sylvia Rambo, Wood row .Tones, Mr.' and Mrs, Satchel Nollensmeyor, Mr, anrl Mrs. Venill Schilling, Mr. and Mrs. Theo Rambo, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hoiley, Mr. and Mrs. William P>well, Mr. ami Mrs*. I-M Dabbs. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Moore, Mr. and Mrs. .T. B. Mock, Mr. and Mrs. James Morris, Mrs. Cissie McKenxie, Mr. and Mrs, George MrKenzie, Mrs. Virginia Malhius, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Gardner, Mr. and Mrs. Karnle Owens, Mr. and Mrs, Wood row, Summers, Mr. and j Mrs. Steve Jacoby, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Kline, Mr. nnd Mrs. James Kubanks, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kry, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Dabbs, Mr. and Mrs. Matt Dwor/ynskl, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Backonsto, Mr, and Mrs. Austin Bivons, Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Ami! Wilcox, Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Gardner, and Mr. and Mrs. John Reesor. Mrs. Theo Rambo, Mrs. Ed Dahbs, Mrs. William Fewell and Mrs. Mortis Summers were hostesses. During the evening, games were played and refreshments were served. The honored guests were recipients of many gifts. ' Visits Hero HARTFORD — Mr. and Mrs. Tn 1771 when newspapers first begun comprehensive reporting of the debates In the English Parliament:, the Parliament attempted to halt the practice and even had the lord mayor of London arrested for refusal to honor warrants against printers. 55,971 Feet Installed 64 Percent of Wood, River's * Sewer Improvement Completetl Claude William*, 121. East Maple, entertained Major and Mrs. Scott A Bishop of Boston, Mass., over the weekend. Tho Bishops were en route'home from Montgomery, Ala. Mrs. Williams nnd Mrs. T3ishop (ire sisters. Return* to School HARTFORD — ,Tim Scoggins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Scoggins, East Hawthorne, returned to Carbondale Southern University Sunday after spending his midterm vacation with his parents. His parents and sister, Darbara, accompanied him on the trip. Warren Stump, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Stump of Weft street, returned to Rails Seboot of Mines Sunday to resume M* itttd- es fltfer spending a few day* vacation with his parent*. "Furniture Flrnt" 'is the ilogan of a new British buy-furniture campaign. eoiithi, »hes«1Bt. mfflhBi OTSSi- 1 ^ 11 owrijnm ptoof. ettii (it REPLACE YOUR OLD WATCH WITH A NEW 17-JEWEL ELGIN AS LOW AS nil faint) buffet' Kgin H rt dial tnd kiffi (ttrWrf eryilal Shlitti anJ kanJitmi MM *ta*Ai*g maJtn txpaniian Erery Elgin, and only Elgin, h»« the DuraPowe* Mainiprinf, Ui« ne»rt that never break*. A D VI H 11 •, H) IN LIFE IRVIN H. MANEKE JEWELER 1711 WASHINGTON AVE., ALTON Hurry to Sears! See scores of crisp, colorful cottons at this phenomenal low price! You'll find plenty of tissue ginghams, blister cottons, chambrays, broadcloths—even Schiffli- embroidered cottons—all decorated In fashion's newest manner...with shirring, dainty eyelet trim, and contrast touches I We've dresses for every junior, miss and half- lize figure in town! WOOD RIVER, March 18.—The Wood River relief and laterial sewer improvement Is more than 64 percent completed, according to a progress report presented to city officials Monday night by Sheppard, Morgan & Schwaab engineering firm. The report said that: additional construction crews and equipment will be necessary to insure the completion of the project this summer. "It is our understanding," the engineering firm said, "that the Madison Construction Co. plans a speed-up of their operations as soon as an outlet is completed. With reasonable progress the 'jacking' of the 84-inch pipe under the railroads should be completed by April 3." Monetary completion of the project to date amounts to $1,138,894 | or 61.7 percent. The total linonl ! feet of sewer completed lo dale 'amounts lo $l.K!,S,8il-1. or 64.7 percent. The total lineal foci of sewer completed to date amounts to 55,071. feel: or 64.6 percent. Approximately 70 feet of "jark- ing" of tho 84-inch pipe under railroads remains lo be completed. Tho 60-inch pipe in Madison avenue, at. 24 to 1?8 feet depths, is proceeding al an average rate of 55 fcot per day. According to Hie report, the Grabhe Construction Co., as a suh- conh'aclor, has ordered pipe do- reg. $ 5 98 and $ 6 98 values SEARS ALTON 309 PIASA Phone 3-5511 JACK DEIYIPSEY INVITES MEN TO BE TV TRAINEES Need No Previous Experience or Special Education Says Former Champion CHICAGO--(Special) "Television, Riidiu and Mleclromcs, in my opinion, offers the young man of today an op- , . „ f —-**— >. portunity n\ a lifetime. He ni-eils no special education or previous experience lo h e c o in c a trainee. As a matter of fact, h <_• d o e s n ' t even have to know hu'.v to use a soldering iron o r splice a lump cord wire." Jack Dempsey declared. Jack Dcmpsey, former ln'ii vvv,'cif/hl boxing champion. Demp', who is now av-.oi i- ated v.ith DcKorcst's Trairm.; 1 .. Inc., one of America's foi'emo>l ; television training center:;, tui- ] llier pointed out; "Any man who wants to learn how he may prepare fur a better job or a business of his own without interfering with his present job may do so by addressing a card or letter to Del-'orcst's Training, Inc., 2535 North Ash- j land Avenue, Chicago H, Illinois. ; We will be glad to see that you i get full information. There is no obligation whatever." livery on Beach avenue and should start operation within a week or 10 days. The outfall headwall has been completed, but the stage of the Mississippi river has prevented the completion of the tow-water concrete basin and bank protection. Aldermen ngrceri thai: residents in the east end of town will be Riven until May 1 to install their sewer latorials. After this date, Ihe streets will be put. in good condition and persons who I hen wish to install a laterial will have to pay the $20 fee required by ordinance. Later in the council session, aldermen approved sewer bills of $1,247.27 to Sheppnrd, Morgan & Schwaab nnd $!5<l,19fi.45 to the Madison Construction Co. MEN • WOMEN • CHILDREN Any member in the family can join. Ten dollars a month will do it. Telephone or call at office for complete information. ALTON BUILDING & LOAN ASS'N BROADWAY AND THIRD STREET Over One-Half Million Dollars in Reserves for Our Members. Costs Less ForWhatlfou Get Than Any Other Car! G ET SET for a happy surprise when you compare today's new car prices! Comparison proves Packard for lf >2 offers you big-car benefits at medium-car cratf Yes, if you arc going lo spend $2500 for a car, ihcn today's new Packard — at jusl a few dollars more—is well, within your reach. And the record over the years proves Packard costs less to own — for "Ikiilt like a Packard" means built lo lust! • Only Packard offers you thrilling L'ltniinalic. *— the automatic tlri\c that out- performs all others. Only Packard has Jiasamatic Power Hrakes *for safer, quicker .stops. With 4f>% less foot Ureuare required. Packard's mighty Thunderbolt Engine is the'world's highest-compression eight. • Better In 70 way* for '52, Packard is engineered and precision-built to #ive you greater riding comfort, easier bundling, .smoother and (juicier performance. • took at one more carl Compare Packard against ihe field. Test it and you'll agree— Packard is today's top motor-car value! 1952 PACKARD "200" 4-DOOR SEDAN delivered In ALTON $ 2598 •Optional equipment, white aide-wall tires (if available), and scate anil local taxes (if any), extra. Prices may vary slightly in nearby communities due to shipping charges, More 77(a/i 53% Of All Packard* Ituilt Since Until ONLY PACKARD HAS ULTRAMATIC* THE AUTOMATIC DRIVE THAT OUTPERFORMS THEM ALL! 'Oplioiul tqinpnit-Ill .It tUIJ IGSl. * * Only Packard hat Ultra- * * Packard builds great en- A * Handsome new Interior* matic, the uinomatii. drive that ginesl fuikard's Thunderbolt and fresh exterior color cotn- exicls all others m smooth per- '''ngine, world's highest-corn- binations accent Packard'* / - i i i i i - pression eight, has up to 2596 smart, low lines. Seats are at fewer working parts than wide as the car is high engines of comparable power! 1 and dependability. **Now Easamatic Power Brakes* give Lister,easier snips —require -il/.; Jess (ool pressure, l')'.i less time to apply! ASK THE MAN * * Packard'* safety-glass area of 3,0(6 square inches >ou all-around visibility. * * Every Packard car under* goes 4,287 separate factory inspections. "Built like t Packard" means built to lint! WHO OWNS ONE CORDES MOTOR CO, I (Our New Location) 2350 State St., Alton, III. Phone 2-9555

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