PAG! TWENTY-TWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH TUESDAY, MARCH «, Miss Machin Tells Of European Trip WOOfe RIVER -- Miss Elton Mnchln, a latin teacher at West Junior High School In Alton, spoke to members of the Junior Woman's Club. Monday night. Mlsd Mflchin discussed her trip to Europe. She spent a month In Ualy and two months In England and Scotland, The program was on "International Relations." Mrs. Clifton Seymour, president, announced lhat n Junior district board meeting will be held In St. Louis on March 3t. There will bo ft politick at 6:30 p. m. nt the YWCA bam and an election of officers. The county board meeting will be March 2B at (he East Alton Community Center. Hos'lesseu Monday were Mrs, Floyd Frlcdllne, Mrs. Lonnle Bow- East Alton Man Shoot* Red Pox In Front Yard, WOOD RIVER A red fox was shot and killed by Jack Vn»oy. Sunday afternoon on the Inwn (if tils' home on Rock Hill, Route 1, En.it. Atlon. Signs of the fox had been seen previously by members of (ho Vns- ey family near (ho chicken house, Vnsey shot the animal after friends visiting the family noticed It In the front yard, Giraffes sell for about $1500 n yard, measured from the lip of the horns to the feet. man and Mrs. Gene Blalne. At the next meeting on April 14 Junior women will enlerlaln mothers, and members of the Senior Woman's Club. Local Dealership* Available DISTRIBUTING GO. 2412 Statfl St., Ennt Si. l.oul.1, til Phone IJI'ton 4-fllMU "YIS" to 4 out of S employed men and women—married or •ingle—who apply for a loan. "YIS" to a payment date that fttf your payday. Phone, come In, or write fttwmo/ today! leant $J3 (• $300 !»•«$ iWfi $22 $30 CASH VoU UtT ISMoi. $266.35 369.10 18 Mot. $309.90 432.87 Abov« poymtnli eoy«r tvirylhlnql Oiorgti or* 3% on unpaid ma. bqi, In 1150, }% ma. on bol. from 11 40 la 1100, 1% mo. on bol. ov.i $.100 lo$500. » (III.) "tHI eOAMftyJ/MMf UKtt TO IAV FINANCE CO. Jnrf FL » (Over lolly Ann th»p) 301 •UL( ST., AUON, tU. Phonei 1.9211 • Kenneth A. Kleoi, YU MANagtr OPEN SATURDAYS fc WEDNESDAYS UNTIL 1 P.M. Item mtdi It tiildtnli il ill iimoondlnj lowni Succeed* Mr*. Creekmore Mrs. Hazel Miller to Head VFW Women at Wood River WOOD RIVER, - Mrs, Hazel Miller wan elected president of the woman's auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 2S59, Monday night. She succeeds Mrs. Jack Creokmnre. Other elective officers are Mrs. Tony Fllardo, senior vice-president; Mrs. Jack Guccfone, Junior vice-president; Mrs. Arthur Curfman, treasurer; Mrs. Keith Fisher, chaplain; Mrs. George Hill, conductress; Mrs. John Sly, guard, and Mrs. Crerkmore, IHIHICP for three years. The officers will bo installed on April 19 nt a public joinl inslalln- lion wllb new post officers nt Memorial Hall, The installation will be preceded by n rhlcken supper and followed by n dance to the music of Max Howard's Orchestra. Delegates lo the counly council and district also were elected Monday night. The counly delegates are Mrs. Lloyd Dildlne, Mrs. Fisher and Mrs, Curfman. Alternates nre Mrs. Paul Gross, Mrs. Omar Rolchel, and Mrs. Dorwln Fralley. District delegates nre Mrs. Creekmore, Mrs. Curfman, Mrs. Dildlne, Mrs, Fisher, Mrs. (Gross, Mrs. Villa Fralley, Mrs. Relchel, Mrs. Kenneth Socrosl, and Mrs. Jack Willis. Alternates are Mrs. Eugene Pruilt. Mrs. Hill, Mrs.,Fi- Inrdo, Mrs. Sloven Pnnyik, Mrs. Edith Lyons, Mrs. Sly, Mrs. Guc- ciono, Mrs. O'Kelllo Summers and Mrs. Dorwln Fralley. Officers who have been appointed by Mrs. Miller Include: Mrs. James Peters, secretary; Mrs. V. Frnlley, musician; Mrs. William Determan, assistant musician; Mrs. Herman Green, flag bearer; nnd Mrs. Wilson Slagner, banner bearer. Members of the color team will tie Mrs. Paul Gross, Mrs. D. Frailey, Mrs. Dlldine, and Mrs. Secrest. Mrs. Roy Neer was appointed pa- Iriotln Instructor, and Mrs. Summers, historian. Five-year bars were presented to Mrs. Rernlce Blnck, Mrs. Fisher, Mrs. Harold Laycock, nnd Miss Mary Toth. Others who nre eligible lo receive the bars nre Mrs. John Frnlley, Mrs, Gilbert Jnynes, Mrs. Ethel McGIl), Mrs. Gladys Plesek, and Mrs. Ethel Pierce. Mrs, Creekmore was presented a gift and In turn gave presents lo each of her 20 officers. Officers for the forthcoming Installation will be Je»»e Simms, a past commander of the pout, and Mrs. Dll- dine, a plist president. A representative from the state Lady Bug and Cullcs organization will be at VFW hall tonight at 7 to orgnni'/o a unit here. A Red Cross first, aid class will be started at Woodrow Wilson School in Hartford, Tuesday, at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments wore served Monday by a committee of Mrs. Creekmore, Mrs. Dildlne, Mrs. Fisher, Mrs. V. Fralley, and Mrs. Andrew Manchek. They were assisted by Mrs. Lyons, Mrs. Secrest and Mrs. Summers. Of the 75,000,000 horses in the world, America has 11,500,000. 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For FREE TREATISE and full information* — write lodny! • NAME ' ADDRESS Wood River High Play Set April 17 Practice Underway Now For 'One Foot in Heaven' WOOD RrVKR~"One Foot In Heaven" by Hartzell Spem-e Is the story of B minister's family hard at work to win over members of n new parish. The play will be presented on April 17 by ntudenls at East Alton- Wood - River Community High School. Rehearsals are going on now. Jerry Veach, who plays Papa. Is busy working with the choir which is In a sad state. The women of the parish, who disagree over who will be in charge of the church society, keep Mama busy as referee. Tom Leonard, playing the son, Hartzell, tries to convert just one member of the parish, Louise, played by Mary Lou Mayoral. She believes Marl/ell Is Interested In the town flirt, played by Shirley Hudspeth. Joyce Rogers, as the minister's daughter, devotes her time to convincing her father that dancing and movies are alright for minister's children as well ns for children of the parish. Walthei* Leaguers Stage Social at Wood River WOOD RIVER — The Wallher League of the St. Paul's Lutheran Church, stafced u social evening Monday at the church. Mrs. E. J. Laatsch, councilor, directed the group and plans were announced for a breakfast on Easter morning at 7 a.m. following the sunrise service at 6 i.m. Banquet Committee To Meet WOOD RIVER — Mrs. Robert Taynor, chairman for the Lorena Avenue PTA banquet, announces a meeting will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Wood River School building. Members of the committee are Mrs. Howard Dotting, Mrs. G. E. McCoy, Mrs. Lloyd Hartshorn and Mrs. Jack Walker.' Paul Jeffrey Hudson Baptized WOOD RIVER -- Paul Jeffrqy Hudson, son of Dr. and Mrs. Harold Hudson, 103 North 'Voocl River avenue, East Alton, was naptixcd Sunday morning by Rev. Manley Mace at the First Presbyterian Church. Visit In Waverly WOOD RIVER—Mrs. Lucy Moore and Mrs. Belle Grammcr, '114 East Lorena avenue, spent the weekend with Mrs. Eddie L, Moore of Waverly, 111. Eight Infants Baptised Sunday At St. fternardfs WOOD RIVKR. - Eight Infants were baptized Sunday afternoon at St. Bernard's Church by the Rev. Fr. John J, Freeman, assistant pastor. They are: David Ridenhower. son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Ridenhower, 775 fllce street, had as godparents Vincent Kelly and Beatrice Meyers. Catherine Lynn Sadlch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Sadlch, 104 Grand, East Alton, had as godparents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Stas- sl. Barbara Ann f'timac, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Stimae, Seventh street, Hartford, had as godparents Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sllmae. Mary Helene Kochan. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas Kochan, 504 Second street, had as godparent;, Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Ha 1st. Raymond Angelo Dvorchak, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dvorchak, 541 George street, -had as godparents John J. Magurany and Miss Rose Balsamo. Joseph John Certa jr., son of Mr, and Mrs. Joseph John Certa sr., 38 North Main street, had as godparents Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Tet.rus- ka. Paulotte June Snyders, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Snyders, Lincoln Addition, had as godparents Mr, and Mrs. Everelf Snyders. Madeline Jo Krpan. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Krpan, 431 Evans avenue, had as godparents Mr. and Mrs. Pete Fuderick. Grafton GRAFTON — Past matrons of Chapter No. 318 Order of Eastern Star, held their March meeting in the Masonic Temple, Thursday afternoon, with 13 members and two guests present. Prior to the business session, a noon chicken dinner was served. Miss Katheryne Hedgecoe returned Saturday from Council Bluffs, Iowa, where she was a guest several days of her aunts. Mrs. Maude Watkins and Mrs. Leon Hills. While there Miss Hedgccoe attended the wedding of her cousin, Leon C. Hills jr. Dens 1 and 2 of Cub Pack No. 108 will stage a banquet in the Methodist Church annex this evening. Mrs. Al Auston has returned from St. Petersburg, Fla.. where she visiled two weeks with her husband's sister, Mrs. Emma Ehr- harclt. Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK" NEW CENTRALIZED "HIDE-AWAY 11 GAS CAP NEW EASE-AIR VENTILATION rpms is the car lhat's asking for your approval. This is the 1 double-dare-yoti powerhouse that asks you lo give il the works-tackle ihc sleepest hill you can find, the tightest S-curve, the bumpiest roud, i| U i busiest Inillic. Find out what lliis beautiful l'J52 cat's gol ihul the others wish they had. Kind out what il's got lliut you neu-r thought you'd get even in cars costing hundreds of dollars more. Its pick-up gives you complete control in traffic; its hug- the-road stability makes il almost steer itself; its space- planned comfort makes a sixsome ne\er troublesome. 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Broidway — Alton TOM HARRIS fJiiiafiMfei'eiirjt Heater Rhont 3*8864 Rosewood Hgts, Baptist Women Hear Mrs. Jurld WOiD niVER-Mrs. W. A. Judd, of Wood River, was the guest speaker at the meeting of the Senior Woman'* Missionary Society of the Rosewood Heights Baptist Church Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Judd rereivrd the hook. "The Spirit Tree", and spoke on the work done by missions in foreign lands. Mrs. Russell Mourning, president, opened the meeting, and the election of additional officers followed. The chairmen of the committees are Mrs. Glenn Smith, spiritual life department; Mrs. George Boedeker, missions; and Mrs. Josh Acup, department of education. Mrs. Mourning and Mrs. Howard Daniels were in charge of the social hour. There will be a joint, installation of officers on April 1, at 7:30 p. m. in the church, for (he Senior group and the Woman's World Outlook League. The refreshment committee for this meeting will be Mrs. James Howdeshell. Mrs. Ada Small and Mrs. Verne Ford. On May 8 the two groups will have a pot luck at the Westerner club grounds. The regular meeting for the missionary society is the second Thursday of each month. To Visit I'nrpnls WOOD RIVMR-Miss Billie Lou Brummcll, a stewardess for the American Airlines, will spend (his evening at the home of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Brummcll of Landfair Acres, and formerly of Wood River. Miss Brummell is slated to arrive at Lambert Field tonight at 6:20. Tomorrow at 11 a. m.. she is to present a sword to Mayor Darst of St. Louis, at a public ceremony to open the cancer fund drive. The airline hostess has been based in Chicago for the past month. She is a graduate of East Alton-Wood River Community High School and Wesleyan University at Bloomington, III. Ketiirn From Vacation » WOOD RIVER—Postmaster and Mrs. Ernest Giehl have returned from a two weeks' vacation south. They visited relatives, at Charlbs- ton, S. C., driving on through Florida and returning via New Orleans. On their return trip they passed through Blylheville, Ark., one oC the localities in the path of the recent tornadoes. At this point, they were 25 miles from the center of the most devasting portion of the series of tornadoes that struck at various points in five southern states. Giehl reports that the rush of northern retired persons and shifting population has brought a challenge to Florida where resort cities are crowded to capacity. Building booms are on at all points. Pox on Batist-v HAVANA, March 25 <*P—Chicken pox has prevented Gen. Fulgencio Batista's personal participation in official acts for the past four days, his secretary announced last night. The dictator has lived at Camp Columbia, Cuba's chief army garrison^ since his recent army-backed ouster of President Carlos Prio Socarras. I _ I 1 know you haven't said "yes" yet, but I just couldn't resist these liarRnins in the Telegraph Want Ads! Hartford Baptist Class in Meeting HARTFORD—The Sunbeam class of the First Baptist Church held its monthly meeting at the home of Marilyn Maupin Monday evening, at which time she also celebrated her ninth birthday. The honoree was the recipient of many gifts. Attending the party were: Mrs. Belle Adams, teacher, Judy Carlton, Joan Carlton, Judy Smith, Jean Gay Grover, Carolyn Cain, Joyce Karns, Kay Atkins, Violet Ann Denfip, and Margaret Barber. After the business,, meeting the girls played games and prizes were won by Margaret Barber, Judy Carlton, and Carolyn Cain. Refreshments were served after the games. News Notes HARTFORD-Mr. and Mrs. Ray Fisher and children of North Market street, spent the weekend visiting relatives In Olive Branch, 111. Mrs. Melvin Little, and children of Paducah, Ky., were dinner guests Saturday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Caldwell, 119 East First street. Mrs. Little and children visited with Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Caldwell of Wood River on Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Marion Norton of Kevil, Ky., spent the weekend visiting with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Norton of East Third street, and Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Coppedge. of Wood River. Mrs. Luther Peterson of East Forrest street, left St. Louis Sunday to join her husband in Bremerton, Wash., where he is stationed. Mrs. Peterson is the former Miss Valada Hall. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Stump of West First street, cnlertained Mrs. Stump's sister, Mrs. C. E. Miller and son, David, from Muncie, Ind., over the weekend. Mrs. Bessie Peterson of West Maple, spent the .weekend visiting with her son and family, Mr. and Mvg. Eugene Peterson, and her daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Knaggs, all of Staunton. Hartford Girl Honored On Fifth Birthday HARTFORD—Mrs. August Englar of 129 West Cherry street, gave a parly Saturday celebrating the fifth birthday of her daughter, Donna Yuba. Donna was the recipient of many gifts. Attending the party were: Connie Lynn Cook, Terry Cook, Evelyn Cook, Becky Cook, Vesta Minnemeyer, Nancy Minncmeyer, Jerry Full, James Allen Hall, Debra Hall, Jesse Hendricks, Danny Hendricks, Joanne Saunders, Joyce Saunders, Alfred Ray Englar, Lula Hendricks, Winifred Full, Karen Full, Carolyn Full, Mark Ferguson, Ronnie Berry,, Junior Guthrie, and Larry Guthrie. Games furnished the entertainment and prizes were won by Joanne Saunders, Ronnie Berry, Ronnie Cook, James Hall and Danny Hendricks. Refreshments were served after the games. Those sending gifts but unable to attend were: Wendell Hendricks, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Full, and Mrs. Bruce Carmody. Hartford Police To Curb Speeding HARTFORD—Mayor Joe Slump has announced that the village board has ordered a crackdown on speeding in the village limits. Orders have been Riven to Police Chief, James Hall, 1o arrest those violators. During the past: two weeks several speed violators have been stopped and warned. 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