Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on May 29, 1952 · Page 13
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THURSDAY, MAY 29, 1052 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE THIRTEEN In miff Out of Service nir/» Men of ti-en Fostrr KH Chili Visit lo Purinn Farms FOSTKmM'RC, - The local 4-11 j Club mot Monday evening at tho | school and made plans to visit the 20.! Purina Farms in tho near future. Talks were given by Calhorall. Dirk Miller. Lee Frankford. Irene (Jvillo. and dene A demonstration on soil conservation was made by Gene Gvillo and Maurice Paul. A quartet made up of Ronnie t'lodlrr Bnek On Hiil.v PAT:L (;KOIU;K FIKIM.K MMFN, l.'SN, has roturned to Bos- j Srvrrnl members plan lo attend ton, Mass, after a 25-rlny leave j 4-11 oprn hnusr n1 ChnmpnRne ,lnnr with his wife and son, Mrs. Alice I in. June Jacobs Fied- and Randy, and with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Fiedler of Batchtown. Enlisting in service March 1. 1951, he was sent to San Diego, Calif, where he ' received boot training, later go- Ing to Great Lakes to attend machinist mate school. Me is now aboard the USS "The Sullivans" DD53M. Prior to his enlistment he was graduated from Hardin High School in 1949 nnd worked on the farm with his father. SR(. liimhrlrk Home S/Sgt. Lawrence D. Hardwick. of 1hc 2'lth Inf. Div. arrived at Be- Ihallo, Sunday, where he will visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hardwick for 30 days. At termination of his furlough he will report: to Ft. Sheridan for reassignment. The sergeant who has been in service since August 3flnO, was in .lapan three months, and in Korea 11 months, lie received a lower spinal fracture early in February Fehrenbach.fr. Maurice Paul. Roger Hoekslra and Bofobv Me- this year, while working in Signal Corps motor pool. the Elsah ELSAH. Final examinations were completed Tuesday at the village school. Wednesday, the pupils rehearsed for graduation exercises which will be held m the Methodist Church, this evening. George Fullagher of Ocean City, N.J., native of Godfrey, 111., and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hacket of Alton, visited the former's sister-in-law, Mrs. Tom Denham and family here Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Denham were honored at a family dinner Sunday given in celebration of their <13rd wedding anniversary at the home of their son, Orville Denham and family in Bethallo. Graduation exercises for the eighth grade will be held here in the Methodist Church beginning at 8 p.m. this evening. Two students, Hazel Marie Cresswell and Cecile Thompson, will be promoted to high school. Cauley sang. Refreshments were served after nd.journment. Birthday Dinner FOSTERBfRO — A birthday party and dinner were given In honor of Lester Bierbaum Saturday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Scheurer. Other guests, besides Mrs. nierbaum, were Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Golike, Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Bierbaum and children, Mr. and Mrs. Wandcll Scheurer and children, and Frank Scheurer. Games were played and pri7.es awarded to Mrs. Lester Bier baum and Mrs. Dudley Bierbniim. Cottage Hills COTTAGK HILLS—Lewis Wrn- zol and son, Robert, have purchased the Hamilton restaurant. It. will be known as Wen/.el Cafe and the new hours will he from R n. m. until 12 p. m. each day including Sundays nnd holidays. The new owner plans to continue to feature home cooked meals and pastries. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur K. Underwood and children, Roberta Ann and Robert. Glen, arrived Tuesday to spend their vacation with hi.s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Underwood. T h e Underworks whose home is in Port Angeles, Washington, are here on their first visit, in five years. Mrs. Burton Fox and daughter, Robin, are here visiting with her mother and family, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Trugillo. Mrs. Fox makes her home in Washington, D. C. with her husband who is stationed there with the air force. Mrs. Kthel Sne'll, who has operated a beauty shop here for the past two years, has accepted a position as instructor at the Central Illinois Beauty School in Alton. Mr. and Mrs. Orval Giedinghag- en and children will leave Friday morning for Owensburg, Ky., to spend the Memorial holidays with relatives. Mr, and Mrs. Homer Phillips will spend the weekend in Sikeston. Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Weaver and Mrs. Weaver's sister, Miss Mable Knocke, Alton, will leave early Friday morning for a week's visiting trip in Wirt, Minn. TRIES ON COSTUME — Carol Stillwell tried on the fonral street dress of a Japanese woman, Tuesday night, at Twelfth Street Presbyterian Church, and was amazed at the number of pieces if included. The costume was furnished by its owner and former wearer, Mrs. Lee Durham, an American-born Jananese.—Staff photo. Betlralto BF.THALTO. — The Rev. A. IT. Ferguson, pastor of the Assembly of God Church, announces that the Rev. H. B. Pencovic, recently returned from a tour of the Holy Land, will be at the local church Friday evening at 7:30 and will show a sound film entitled "Three Minutes to Twelve". Ralph Jones of the U. S. Navy, left Tuesday for San Diego, after a 30-day leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Jones. Mrs. Alice Barnes, worthy matron of the local Eastern Star chapter, served as warder at a guest night party in Grafton Tuesday night. She was trailed by Mrs. Aldene Leonard, Mrs. Glenna Wohlford and Mrs. Ruth Darr. Mrs. W.. A. Hattery is a patient in Wood River Hospital where she is undergoing treatment for arthritis. John Foster, water commissioner, announces that the water office will be closed Friday and Saturday of this week. In case of any emergency patrons are asked to call 6592. According to Mrs. Paul Van Meter, membership dues for 1952-'53 in the Woman's Club afe now due and members are requested to contact her at her home on or before June .30, Grandma Barnes is seriously ill at the home of her son, Arthur. THE DOG \S MAN'S BEST HELLO, MR. DUCK.^fSoN'TV AAAV THE «~~~—^ L ^ UIN ' - ^ you'RE RIGHT.' THAT WAS SILLY.' MAY I COME. IN AND PL AV? I \ Fuel for Fires Answer to Previous Puzzle BOtUZONTAL r VERTICAL 'l Common fuel 1 Steel-making # Aeriform -fuel * fuel 8 Fuel used in 2 Native metals . Ireland 5 Malt "drinks 125hield bearing * Victims of ' 13 Tear 14 Sea eagle 15 Retain 16 Feminine V '' appellation^ i 17 River islets 18 Pith 20 French \ seaport 21 Scottish I sheepfold 22 Chum "23 Antiquated 26 Stoic 30 Fuel—-1 31 Fur 32 Diminutive i of Edgar. 33 Poem 34 Baseball clubl 35 Light brown 36 Scaling devices 38 Musical instrument 40 Peer Gynft mother 41 Transgress 42 Meager 45 Com/notion 49 Suspend 50 Fourth Arabian .caliph 51 Gaelic 52 Italian royal family name 53 Low fellow 54 Demolish 55 Forest creature 56Fen»ale sheep 67 Ran leprosy 5 Good will .? 6 Military I assistant ,7 Health resort 23 Body of water 39 Buries 8 Jewels 9 Iroquoian Indian 10 Social Insects II Trial 19 Born 20 Luxuriate in • 24 Opera by 41 Slip Verdi 42 Outbuilding , 25 Winter vehicle 43 Container 44 Poker stake 45 Talon 46 Snare 47 Essential being 48 Bamboolike 26 Deep holes 27 Preposition 28 Calf meat 29 Girl's name warmth ol an 31 Female horse open-fire/ -\ 34 Finest 22 Cooking/ 37 Peril utensils 38 By way of - grass SO High card S3 Zfr CARNIVAL By Oicfe Tut tier I»le« Try New Workers ! Europeans in the South Seasj are watching with interest the I experiment of replacing island native Ubor with Italians. Twenty young Italians arrived recently in New Hebrides, Port Vila reports, to fee employed t copra cutting on A. Graziani's plantation. They are on three-years contract and will get $56 to $78 a month. Afterwards they may either remain or be repariated. Old timers are wondering, inasmuch as the Italians must be better paid and housed than natives and protected from malaria, if the plan will be economic. "And after graduation I hope you will think of me as an old friend and teacher—not your No. I prospect!" i-MONEY TROUBLES?- Let 91JPGOT H-AN get you out of debt on payment! you can afford, regardiets of how rauuy you owe. No security or endorsers, not » loan Company —- one place to pay. ... 3 OFFICES TO 51W YOU ... THE BUDGET PLAN ST. 815 N. 7tb 2nd floor M-V 3035 3r4 2nd Floor 3-9911 £. ST. LOUIS 215 CollinsviUe 3n4 Floor IERSEYVILLE RAINBOW OFFICERS WERE INSTALLED in formal ceremonies at Ihe Jerseyville Masonic Temple. Miss Patsy Coomhcs is the newly installed worthy advisor and Miss Margie Mae Flamm is retiring worthy advisor.—Photo by Roth. ^ MARS STILL VERY PROMINENT *** *** *** Shines With Saturn in June Evening Skies JUNE IIS <WEST By JAMRS STOKLEY Science Service Astronomy Writer (Copyright, 1952, by Science Scrvlcel Although it was closest to earth in May and is now receding, the red planet Mars is still conspicuous in the southern evening sky. It is. in fact, brighter than any other star or planet now visible in the evening. On the accompanying maps, which depict the sky at about 10:00 p.m. at the beginning of June, or an hour earlier in the middle, (add one hour if you are on daylight time) the position of this planet is shown. It: is in the constellation of Virgo, the Virgin, just: east of the bright star Spica, which it exceeds in brilliance more than six times. One other planet is now visible in the evening and. as it happens, in the same constellation. This is Saturn, lo the west of Spica, which it, surpasses only slightly in brightness. The brightest star to be seen at this time of year is Vega, which is high in the east, in Lyra, the lyre. Below this group is the swan, Cygnus, in which appears the northern cross, arid has Deneb as its brightest star. To the right of Cygnus is Aquila, the eagle, in which Altair shines. Though both Dcneb and Altair are of the first magnitude in bi-ightness, both are so low, - as shown on the maps, that their light is appreciably dimmed by the greater distance it has to travel through the earth's atmosphere. Hence, both are represented by the symbol for a star of the second magnitude. Later at night, as they rise higher, they will be seen in full brilliance. Capella, in Auriga, the charioteer, which is shown just above the horizon in the northwest, is dimmed even more, and is indicated here as one of the third magnitude. Actually, it is the second brightest of the stars that are now visible. As with Pollux, in Gemini the twins, just to the left, this is the last appearance of a winter star Arcturus, in the constellation of Bootes, the herdsman, which is ligh in the south, above Virgo, is one of the same magnitude as Capella, 0.2, so by comparing these stars the effect of atmospheric absorption is well shown. Incidentally, a good way to locate Arcturus :s to look first in the north for the Dig dipper, in Ursa Major, the ;reat bear. As is well known, the .wo stars Dubhe and Merak, at the bowl of the dipper, are the pointers which show the direction of Polaris, the pole star, to the right. But if you follow the curve of the dipper's handle, ending with Alkaid, toward the south, the first bright star you come to is Arcturus. Another first magnitude star is Antares, in Scorpius, the scorpion, low in the south. The name of this star means "rival of Mars," doubtless applied because of their similar color. With Mars now only a short distance, one can easily compare them. It, will not be possible to see Mercury and Venus at all in June. The former is at superior conjunction with the sun (i. e., directly behinu it) on June 8, and the latter reaches a similar position on Ihe 24th. Jupiter, which was behind the sun in April, is now well to the west of the sun, so it rises more., than an hour before sunrise. It can be seen shining even more brightly than Mars, in the eastern sky at dawn. With the coming of June, the official beginning of summer is close at hand. This event comes on Saturday, June 21, at 6:13 a.m., EST. At that moment, called the summer solstice, the sun reaches the northernmost portion of its annual path through the sky. Actually of course, this movement of the sun is only apparent. As the earth revolves around it, it stands against an ever-changing background of distant stars. The axis on which the earth rotates is not exactly at right angles to the plane in which it revolves around the sun, but is tilted from the vertical about 23^ degrees, SYMBOLS FOR STARS IN ORDER OF BRIGHTNESS <»*<>• which is why terrestrial globes are usually cocnstructed with such a slant. This slant is the reason for the seasons, for if the axis really were perpendicular to the plane of our orbit, all parts of the globe would have the same season contin- usally. On the other hand, if the inclination were much greater than it is, the seasonal changes would be more extreme. At this time of year, the. north pole leans over toward the sun, which thus rises highest for places in the northern hemisphere. Six months from now, just before Christmas, will corne the winter solstice. The north pole will lean farthest away from the sun, which will then be far to the south. But at that time the south pole will be leaning sunwards, so for people in the southern hemisphere the sun will rise high in the sky, making our winter solstice the beginning of their summer. Conversely, on June 21, when summer begins for us, winter begins in southern countries. In December when the sun is far south, it rises south of the east point of the horizon and sets well to the south of the west point. Even its noon-day height is lower than at other times of year, so its path across the sky is a short one.'At 4C degrees latitude, on the day of the winter solstice, the sun is above the horizon for only 9 hours 20 minutes. In contrast, on June 21, the time from sunrise in the northeast to sunset in the northwest will be 15 hours. This is part of the reason why we are now .coming to the warmest weather of the year, for with the sun's rays shining on us so much longer, we are bound to get hotter But even more important is the greater height of the sun. If it were directly overhead, a beam of sunlight a yard square would covei exactly one square yard of the ground. At no point in the Unitec States does it come exactly to the zenith but, at 40 north latitude, it comes within 16',2 degrees of it, so he solar radiation is still quite concentrated. Compare what happens on Dec. 21. Then the sun, at its highest for 40 north latitude, is 63!i degrees from the zenith; that is, it is only 26la degrees from the horizon. Our yard-square beam of sunlight is hen spread over about 2>4 square yards, so its heating effect is less :han half as great. This combined with the shorter duration of sunshine accounts for the small amount of heat the northern hemisphere gets in winter. If it were just a matter of the heat coming from the sun, however, we would have warmest weather at the summer solstice, and coldest at the one of winter. But, for some weeks after the summer solstice, the ground gets more heat during the day than it can give up during the night. Each day is a little warmer than the day before, until the last half of July, when maximum temperatures may be reached. A similar effect, in reverse, accounts for the fact that the coldest weather comes not at Dec. 21, but in January. Not until then does the earth begin to gain during the day as much heat as it lost during the preceding night, and thus permit general temperatures to increase. CELESTIAL TIMETABLE June, J952 June EST ,1 4:14 a. m. Moon passes Saturn 4 8:22 p. m. Moon passes Mara 8 12:07 a. m. Full moon 10 2:00«. m. Moon nearest, distance 225,200 miles 14 3:28 p. m. Moon in last quarter IB 8:46 a. m. Moon passes Jupiter 21 6:13 a. m. Sun farthest north, summer commences In northern hemisphere 22 3:45 a. m. New moon 25 6:00p.m. Moon farthest, distance 232,100 miles 30 8:11 a m. Moon in first quarter 1:12 p.m. Moon passes Saturn Subtract one hour for CST, two hours for MST. and three for PST. Price Ceilings On Food Items Hiked Monday .WASHINGTON, May 29, /P—Retail grocers today began computing new price ceilings on hundreds of food items based on government approval of higher profit margin for the industry. The new ceilings can go into effect Monday. The office of Price Stabilization (OPS) issued an order last night authorizing increases ranging up to 25 percent in the mark-ups retail food stores can apply to their costs. OPS said this averages about a penny an item on tho selected list of foods affected. Price Stabili/er Ellis Arnall estimated the margin hikes will increase food costs to the public by from 100 million to 150 million dollars a year, , The higher ceilings were aulhor- Seize Station, Broadcast Fake War Bulletin ifMACA, N.Y., May 29, /P-Ten youlhs wearing Halloween masks seized control of the Cornell University nidio station for eight minutes last night and broadcast a fake bulletin that London nnd Mar- icilles had been bombed by "Russian-type" planes. A university official branded the incident a "practical joke." R. J. McCarthy, Cornell super- ized for: Breakfast cereals, coffee concentrates; cookies, toast and crumbs, except crackers; processed fish, except tuna and salmon; flour in five-pound packages or less; frozen foods, except juices; many canned fruits; jams and jellies; canned meat, except luncheon meats; oleomargarine; pickles and relishes; many canned vegetables; vinegar and cheese. WO W.'! DEPOSIT BOXES MAXIMUM PROTECTION AT MINIMUM COST First National Bank & TRUST CO. iu 41*<m Capital and Surplus $J.$0Q,000 Third 4 Belle Street» f Alton, fllinoii MEMBER rEDERAL DEPOSIT IMSUBANCf CORPORA I ION visor of safely, said none of the raiders was recognized. Ho said they "probably were students." Ellis Deull of Atlantic City, student manager of the university-controlled station (WVBR), said the invaders tied up two announcers with ropes and held a girl engineer prisoner during the raid. lie said the fake bulletin was repeated several times by breaking a program of recorded music. Before Ihe youths disappeared, Deull said, they broadcast an order they attributed to the university's military department demanding all ROTC students report "in full uniform" to the drill hall this morning. Youngsters Find Kelio When a doctor saw children playing with an old "brass" chain iu a village near Hannover, Germany, he stopped to investigate. 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