Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 3, 1952 · Page 16
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Alton, Illinois
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ALTON fiVENINO TELEGRAPH Closing New York Stock Quotations > < « > S3H MftedOwm ,., 76 AIH«d SWl ... 38 'k ftilli dial ..... 48U km Can .,..,, 30«4 ... 8'i ... 58 Am Gas A El . 62 Aft) Loco Am Pw i Lt ... 25H AmRadStS... 15H Am Smelt ..... 40U Am f el A TetlSSH Am Tobacco ... 56 Am Zinc ...... 19 U Anacon Cop ... 43' » Arttieo Stl .... OS 1 * Armour & Co. 9!k Atchlson ...... 81 s * Av<a» Mfg .... 6 r » Bendix Av .... 51 «» Beth SU ...... 4S*i Borden ........ 51 Borg Warn .... 69 BriggS Mfg .. 34** Budd Co ...... 13H Canad Pac Case (J 1) Cater T Pf Ches&Oh Chi & NW .. Chi SI & Pac Chryslei Cities Sv«* ,.. Comw Edis .. Cong Nairn .. Con Edis Cort N Gas . Container ..... 34U Cont Can .... 46*» Copper Rng ... 22*4 Corn Prod ... 67 Corn Prod pf 176'i Crane Co .... 3331* Curtis* Wr Doug Airc Du Pont ...... 84"i Easlfll Rod ... 42% Eaton Mfg . El Auto Lite Gen Elec .. Geft Foods . Gen Motors Gen Time .. GOOdflch .. Goodyear ... Gt N Ir Ore Gt Nor Ry pf Greyhound .. Homesta!.e .. Hudson Mot . III Cent 48 59'i 29 63>4 40H I4*i 50** 11*4 36*4 14 ! i 70' i 35" i ... 25'i ... 39 T i 35 ? * 18t» 614 75 & » 99'i 31*4 22U 34' 2 Inland Stl .... 43*4 fnspir Cop .... 23>4 Int Harv 32*4 Int Harv pf (7) tnt Nick Int Tel * Tel . 17 Jewel Tea ......65*4 Johns Man..... 73*i Kennecott 7414 Keystone S & W 21 Kimb Clark LOF Glass .... Lib McN t L .. Marsh Field ... Montg Ward ... Nash Kelv .... Nat Disc Nat Cont Nat Dairy Nat Steel NY Central .. Nia M pw ... No Am Avia .. No Amer Co .. Nor Pac ...... 45 35*4 7',i 25',, 61' i 19U 31T'» 19 s * 27'i 16*4 76 Ohio Oil 56 Owens-Ill Gl .. T1U Packard ...... 4** Pan Am W Air §H Param Piet .. 24 Penney (JC) .. 6?«i Pa Rr .*» 18** Pepsi Cola .... 9*4 Phelps Dod .« 35 Philip Mor .... 44*4 Phillips Pet ... 55*4 Pure Oil 62 Radio Cp ... 24ft Repub Stl 40H Schenley Ind . 25*4 Scott Pap ... 50** Sears Roeb ... 53U Shell Oil 76** Sinclair Oil .... 45'» Socony Vac .... 38 South Pac 77"» Spiegel 9 Std Brands .... 24••*» Std Oil Cal .... 56'» Std Oil Ind .... 82 Std Oil N J .. 75U Sterl Drug .... 38'i Studebaker .... 36 s * Swift & Co .... 31% Texas Co 55 Timk Del Ax . 20'i Transamer ... 26',» Un Carbide ... 63 Un Pac 115 s , i Unit Air Lin . 26'i Unit Airc ..... 30*4 U S Rubber .. 23 &i U S Steel .... 38 West Un Tel .. 38 8 i West Elec .... 35*4 Woolworth .... 43 T -» Zenith Rad ... 73 ZonltePd 4?» News of Stocks Hint of Recovery Late on Market NEW YORK,-June 3, ff — The stock market rocked along quietly today, mostly on the downside, but there was a strong undercurrent of recovery present in final phases of trading. Prices spread out over a range of fractions lower to as much as between 1 and 2 points higher. Volume was an estimated million shares .as compared with 1,190,000 shares traded yesterday. Steels showed modest progress with improvement apparent as negotiations jelled for an industry- labor meeting within 48 hours. Higher stocks included U.S. Steel, Chrysler, Southern Pacific, Douglas Aircraft, and Bethlehem Steel. Lower were General Motors, International Harvester, and American Smelting. , ' U. S. government bonds were quiet and slightly lower. Winter Wheat Lower CHICAGO, June 3 —/P— Winter wheat brought the lowest price since it has been planted for the second straight day on the Board of Trade today. Wheat sold off early, both the July and September contracts, which represent the winter wheat crop/going to new seasonal lows at the start. A slight rally developed but it was followed by another slump toward the finish, sending prices down to new lows for the day. While new low ground was reached, the actual price lose today was not unduly large. It did not compare with yesterday's drop. The brilliant outlook for the new crop, now being harvested, again was the main influence in the sell-off. Other cereals also were mostly lower. July oats touched a new seasonal low. Soybeans at tim^s advanced against the general market, but did not get far on the upside. Produce Prices At St. Louis ST. LOUIS. June 3 —iJPt— Product and live poultry: Eggs, standards 33-34. unclassified 30*4-31 H, no gr«dei 27-30. Fowl; heavy breed* 19-20, leghorn lS'i-17, commercial fryer, roaster* and broilers, crones and white 27-29. Commercial reds 20-27; nearby miscellaneous 25-27; Other price* unchanged. Livestock Prices At East St. Louis NATIONAL STOCKAHDS, June 3 — <.'!>>— cfSDA*) Hogs 11.000: weight* 180 Ibs. up 23 to 35 higher than Monday'* average: lighter weights and sows 25-50 higher: bulk choice Nns. 1. 2 and 3 180-230 Ibs. 21.50-85: 240-270 Ibs. full width of choice grade 20.50-21.40; 280315 Ibs. 19.25-20.00; 150-170 Ibs. 20.5021.75; '120-140 Ibs. 18.XV20.00; sows 40 Ibs. down 18.25-19.00: mostly 18.50 up; heavier sows 17.00-18.25; stags 14.0016.00: boars 13.50-15.50. Cattle 2500; calves 1300; trading slow: some early sales good and choice steers and heifer yearlings about steady at 30.00-33.00, Including two loads mostly high good to low choice/steers 32.00; very few sales barely steady on utility and commercial cows at 22.50-2500: canners and cutters 18.50-2i.00; bulls 25 lower; utility and commercials 24.0026.50; cutter bulls 20.00-22.00; vealers steady; good and choice 30.00-38.00; sorted prime 38.00 with" utility and commercial 22.00-29.00. Sheep 1200; not enough done to establish price trend; run Includes load choice and prime old crop shorn lambs which held above 29.00; also couple other other loads and considerable sprinkling good and choice spring lambs; few lots ot which 27.00-28.00; best held upward to 30.00 and above; general undertone strong: slaughter ewes steady; cull to good shorn ewes 8.00-11.00. Closing Chicago Grain Quotations Chicago Cash Grain CHICAGO, June 3, & — WHEAT—None. CORN -- No. 4 mixed 1.79-81; No. 2 yelkw 1.84>2-85»=: No. 3, 1.77- 84y»; No. 4, l,80-841i; No. 5, 1.7178?*; sample grade 1.30-8T,2. OATS—None. BARLEY — Nominal: Malting 1.28-65; feed 1.20-30. SOYBEANS—None. Chicago Grain Futures High Low Close WHEAT- IJuly Preliminary estimated receipts of g grain in carlots: wheat 3, corn 67, oats 3, rye 16, barley 5 and soy- Mar ..... beans 15, CORN- July .... Sep ..... Dec ..... Mar. .... OATS- July .... Sep. .... Dec. Mar ..... RYE- July .... Business Mirror Critical Time For Steel Strike By SAM DAWSOX NEW YORK, June 3. '.r>—The 2.32'i 2.34's 2.39% 2.43 V» 1.82'i 2,31'-4 2.31*4-!'* 2.3S s i 2.39-V'i 2.42U 2.42-14 1.727s 1.76% 76U 78% 82U 85U 1.80'i 1.81«i-»i 1.79% 1.70*!i 1.74% 1.80%-U 1.72 3 i 1.76J4 75'i steel strike conies at a time—both in the civilian economy j . 2.00 3 i . 1.97*4 . 2.92 SOYBEANS- Sep. and the detense program. 1 July The civilian economy is fairly j Sep. balanced between the forces of in- fyj ov> nation and deflation, with businessmen and economists alike divided as to which way it's likely to tilt. A long steel strike could be a big factor in deciding. The defense program has been reported — both by industrialists 3.14 and by the military—as lagging behind schedule (and behind Russian military production). The American armament program Is now on the threshold of what has been billed as its big step forward—tooling nearly done and volume production in the offing. But only if steel is available. That Is why the government immediately froze all steel stocks to end sales for civilian use. Inventories High Steelmen feel that the civilian industries have steel Inventories high enough to get by for two or three weeks. After that, if the strike continues, plant shutdowns and worker layoffs might become Jdn. Mar. 2.85'a 2.88 81 3 * 84 S 8 1.99'i 1.96 ( a 2.91 3.08 3 * 2.8!)! 3 2,83 2.85% 1.87 Vi 75 3 i 78',4 82'g-U 85 1.97'V?» 2.02 3.13 'i-14 2.92 n . t 2.85-85U 2.88-87»i 2.89 St. Loulw Cash Grain ST. LOUIS, June 3, WHEAT — Receipts X car, none sold. CORN — Receipts 13 cars, 13 sold; No. 2 yellow 1.86-1.86',i; No. 3 yellow 1.83-1.85; No. 4 yellow OATS — Receipts 4 cars, 5 sold; No. 1 white SSVg, sample grade white 81. Officials at Sudbury, England, postponed building a new loop road for 20 years, "when the economic LOCAL SONS SPEAK AT SHURTLEFF LUNCHEON — Alton business men of the CMC honored Shurtleff staff and faculty and other gussts at a luncheon following commencement exercises Monday noon, at Frankl ; n Temple. At speaker's table were two native sons who have made goqjj, having attended Shurtleff first. At left is Carl R. Megowen, president of Owens-Illinois Class Co., center is Dr. David Weaver, president of Shurtleff, and at right, Dr. Edward Menwether, professor of law at Arkansas State university.—Staff photo. Upper Alton Alton Herd Still Tops The dairy herd at the Alton State hospital farm again leads 11 other state institution farms in butter !at content percentage. In the first six months of this year the herd has produced a 220- pound average per head which places it two pounds above the average for a similar period last year when the herd was judged the best producer among welfare and safety instiuttion farms in the state. The winning percentage per cow last year was 428 pounds and it marked the first time a welfare institution pf Illinois took the honor. Dairy farmer O. N. Gillespie, of the Alton State hospital farm, attributes the improved producing averages to better pasturing methods and the installation of a milking parlor. The latter is a hygienic, stone building where cows are milked six at a time. At present it takes about two hours to milk the 81 producing cowe. Including calves and other non- producers the herd now numbers about 167. It is producing some 390 gallons of whole milk a day, much of which is used by the 2500 patients and employes of the institutions. , Gillespie said the herd has been changed over to the summer schedule which means it is allowed to pasture all night and is brought in for milRing at 4 a. m., turned back to pasture and herded back, at noon for feeding, wash up and the last milking of the day at 3 p. m. 20 Attend Birthday Party Twenty guests attended a party honoring the first birthday of Teresa Rallo, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Rallo of 1520 Spaulding avenue, at her home Saturday night. The event was attended by adult friends and relatives. Pictures were taken, refreshments served including a ' three-tiered cake with one candle on it and the child received many gifts. Those attending were: Mr. and Mrs. Jim Rallo and daughter Josephine, 'the grandparents and aunt of the guest of honor; Mr. and Mrs.' Gasper Palermo and Paul Palermo and son Timmy; Mrs. Tom Filardo; Mr. and Mrs. Angelo Massalone; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Tedrick and their son and daughter, Martha and Bob; Mrs. Ted Johnson and daughter Susie; Mrs. Herschel Johnson; and Mr. and Mrs. Sam Soriete of Dearborn. Mich., great aunt and uncle of the guest of honor; and Joe Rallo, son of the younger Rallos. Bike Unclaimed Truman Reeves of 3124 College avenue reported to police yesterday that a bicycle apparently has been abandoned in his bac'k yard> Reeves said the bike has a flat tire but otherwise seems to be in good condition. It has been unclaimed for five days. Police took the registration number and told Reeves to hold the bicycle several more days as someone may call for it. Bible School Meeting v A meeting of teachers, helpers and workers of the vacation Bible class of the Edwards Street Assembly of God Church was held Monday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Moxey of 2725 Bostwick avenue. Some 14 persons attended. The vacation school will open June 9 and classes will be held from 9 a, m. till noon every day except Saturday. As in the past, transportation will be provided those who cannot reach the school conveniently. Picnicker* Meet 11:30 A. M. Mothers of sixth grade pupils at Clara Barton school and members of the Mothers club are instructed to meet at the school at 11:30 a. m. Wednesday to attend the annual fairly "widespread!" Right aV~t'he times spread over most of start layoffs In the coal mines and!western hemisphere where state oMhe country may have im-i sixth grade pimic at Rock Spring proved." j p flr |<. The event is sponsored by ~~~ ' ihr flub. Luncheon will be served Corn culture in pre-Columbian 1 and hucr the children will tai;e Carl Evven and Mrs. Earl McNear. . Tickets are now for the society's card party and luncheon. Honors at Academy Honors announced Monday at on the railroads are in the cards. The stnei supply situation is much better, however, than it was at the start of the year. Production in the first four months of this year was at an annual rate of }05 1-2 million tons, a record. At the same time demand for steel was easing noticeably. SteeJmen have been predicting that by fall demand and supply would be In full balance, and by the end of the year supply would exceed demand. That time-table corn plant would grow. i Consumers aren't likely to run into shortages at their stores or dealers. Most things made of steel which civilians buy are in abundant supply—in the stores, in the warehouses, in Uie factory storerooms. Steel strike lasting a month would work these inventories of goods down—but that Is something merchants and manufacturers have been wanting to do for some wiJJ nqj depend, of course, on the > linu-. length .'of Ihe strike. I tia Ru*b te OrO*r I 1 -—,, healthy slw ol most com-1 are in abundant supply. part in various games and con-j tests. I'nlon to Hare I'icnlo Members of the Illinois State Employes Union, local 124.. will nave their annual picnic, June U- at the Westerner club grounds. Tfie local is made up of some 200 em- ployes at Alton State Hospital. A spokesman said a potlucb supper will be served and games will be played. Ho«|e»»e« for Altar Society The Altar Society of St. Matthews Catholic Church will meet at thej Western Military Academy commencement exercises included: Class honors—Charles Bradford, valedictorian, Carthage, Tenn.; Tom Waterhouse, salutatorian, Alton; military honor graduates: Frederick Vedder, St. Louis, Ernest Hazel, University City, Mo.J Charles Bradford. . Virginia Military Institute medals for all-around achievement—Ernest Hazel, University City, Mo., and George Holloway, Coronado, Calif. Club 400 (academic society) 'Man of the Year Award"—John Hazelwood, East St. Louis; Club 400 academic progress award, Bob Martinit, Joplin, Mo. Elliot Katz sabre to the best company commander — Frank J. Murphy, Peoria. Best all-around athlete — Bill Kieck, Lincoln, Neb. Babe Ruth awards for courage and sportsmanship—to senior, William Stickley, White Hall; to junior, Douglas Baker. Belleville. Journalism medals—Dave Hoenig, Chicago; William Locke, St. Louis County, Mo.; Benje Boonshaft, St. Louis; Douglas Baker, Belleville; Victor Haddad, Mexico City, Mex., Saul Bork, Peoria. Sum'ma. cum laude graduates included Tom Wtterhouse. Alton. Airs. Davidson to Sp»ak Mrs. Harold Davidson, treasurer of a library improvement committee of Alton, will speak at the Wednesday night midweek services at the Edwards Street Assembly of God Church. Pastor of the church, the Rev. James C. Kofahl, will have as his address "Matters of Church' Deportment." The committee, which Mrs. Davidson represents, is made up of a cross-section of ciyic minded citizens who seek to improve the Alton library and make residents more library conscious. Troop 19 on All-Night Camp Boy Scout Troop 19 of the Main Street Methodist Church went on an all-night camping trip to Camp Warren Levis on the Jerseyville road over the past weekend. Scoutmaster Orville Carlton said 14 Scouts took part and it was the first such trip for many of them. The troop left Saturday morning and returned Sunday. On the first day in camp all the scouts passed tests in bird study, nature study, hiking and individual cooking. The most popular attraction was boating on the lake. Scoutmaster Carlton said there was only one boat and the boys had to use it in shifts, six at a time, so the boat was in use almost constantly. The Scouts were taken to the camp in automobiles driven by Carlton, Mrs. Urban Gubser and Mrs. George Lammers, Saturday, night, Scoutmaster Carlton was aided by Assistant Scoutmaster Freddie Schultz of troop 57. The Scouts attended Sunday school which was held in front of their cabin and conducted by Urban Gubser and John Waggoner. Boys who took part in the camping trip were David Ronano, Bill Pelot, Don Gubser, George Lammers, Dannie Travis, Richard Carlton, Everett Jefferson, Jim Walker, Merlin Graves, Jim Coleman, Ray Elfgen, Lynn Simms, Dennis Maggos and Larry Mann. Scouts to Open Stand Boy Scouts of Troop 19 of Main Street Methodist Church again will operate their refreshment stand this year at Riverview park, Scoutmaster Orville Carlton said. The stand will bt> opened in time foil the band concert to be held at the park Thursday evening. Proceeds from the sale of the refreshments are used to finance various hikes and activities of the troop. Under the direction of Scoutmaster Carlton four scouts will as-1 sist in running the stand during the concert. They are Don Gubser, Merlin Graves, Jim Walker and Everett Jefferson. Mrs. Johnston Recovering Mrs. AUine Johnston of 3702 Coronado drive, is recovering rapidly a.t her home from surgery she underwent at Alton Memorial Hospital last week. Mi's. Johnston was discharged from the hospital Thursday. lit. Louis KM* Hide Train seeing. The group was in charge of their teacher, Mrs. C. Perkins, and seven other adults were along to assist. The children were conducted on an inspection tour of the train and later taken by bus to River Front park for a picnic and an educational tour of the locks. The group returned to St. Louis on the "Ann Rutledge" streamliner. "Tar Alley" Weather Commencement exercises a t Shurtleff College brought many old-timers together in Upper Alton, which meant there were lots of stories to be told. One yarn that came out of the reminiscences of E. J. McPhillips of 2511A College avenue and Warren W. Sti/fle of Amhurst, Mass., concerned the beginning of "Tar Alley." The sveath- er todfiy is perfect to recount the story. Residents of Leverett avenue may not know it, but in the minds of many old-timers they are living on "Tar Alley." Years ago the street was known by no other name and was so christened when paved with asphalt about 1915 and the first heat wave arrived. Asphalt then was still far from perfect and on days when the temperature flicked toward the 90's, it was worth your mild disposition and a pair of shoes to step out on Leverett avenue and get stuck in the tar. Hence the name "Tar Alley." One resident of the street, who may remember the nick-name, is Mrs. Roy Blair, of 3103 Leverett, the sister of Stiffle. The.latter was present at the commencement exercises to receive an honorary degree. Leverett avenue today is brick paved, but the next time you heat- it called "Tar Alley," you'll know you are listening to someone who knew it when. Bradley* Move to Texa§ " Mr. and Mrs. Gale Bradley and their sons, Roger, 5,. and Scott, I'.-j, moved to Texas City, Tex., this week, where he is employed as an installer for the Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. Bradley and his wife, long-time desidents 'of Alton, lived at 3306 Henrietta avenue. Bradley, employed by the telephone company in Alton, left to establish a home in Texas" last February. His wife and sons joined him this week, after completing arrangements for the sale oif their house. Become* Bride The recent marriage of Wanda Mae Johnston of 3702 Coronado drive, and Robert Stahly of Edwardsville, was announced by her mother, Mrs. Mitchell Johnston. The couple was married Saturday at Pocahontas, Ark. Mrs. Stahly is employed as an operator at Illinois Bell Telephone Co., and her husband works at Granite City Steel Co. Cappels Buy New House Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cappel of 1628 Rodgers avenue recently bought a house at 3306 Henrietta avenue and will move Friday. Cappel is employed as a construction worker with Stone & Webster En gineering Corp. Their present home was sold to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Brawn, who live on College avenue, near the Starlight Drive-in theater. In an! Out Service Wlifc Men ot 4re« M*y«t* Bratiitt* Charles E. Meyers. SN, USN, arrived at the home ot his parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Meyers of 2 E. 13th st. Friday on leave after 1? months In Korea, most of which time was spent in combat. He was on the U8S "Rochester." and at completion of his 19-day leave will return to San Francisco. The, seaman enlisted in March. 1950 and received his boot training in San Diego. His ship took part in the Inchon shelling and other battles for which Meyers has re&lved the China service, the United Nations, Korean. North Korean unit citation and the Japanese occupation ribbons. A brother, William A. Meyers, has been in military service 11 years and is presently stationed in Texas. Another brother. James LeRoy has been in service 14 months. In Training The following area men are now undergoing training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Calif.: Pvt. Irvin E. Robinson, son of Mrs. MUli&sie J. Robinson. Route 3, Jerseyville; Russell R. Bridgewater, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Bridgewater, Route 3, Jerseyville: James N. Eudy, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Eudy Of 304 Fifth street. East Alton: and George E. Cope, son of Clarence R. Cope of Brighton. Sgt. Lynch steei inventories is shown •!«§} f«ff>*r«! tof It- to orfrr Military production is another i school Wednesday niffht and re-! Eighteen pupils from the first ing Few ol the goods ot war poru will be heard on the program: grade of Delmar Harvard Elemcn- ol ihe society's card party and! tary School in St. Louis, arrived at Many businessmen feel that Washington will find—and &oon-~ some way yet to bring fteel n>an- agement ind labor together and get the mills running again. luncheon to be held June 11. Hostesses at the meeting will be Mrs. Joe Vollmer. Mrs- Harold Miilcr, Mrs. Leo TheUen, Mrr the College avenue railroad station on the "Abraham Lincoln" streamliner and spent about three hours ia Alto*, pknickuij and sight- Brighton Brighton Note* BRIGHTON—Mrs. Kathryn Shalton and daughter, June, of Alton, were guests last week of Mrs. Catherine Boker. Mrs, Mabel Root and Mrs, Frank Weber, Alton, called at the home of John Kortkamp and Mrs. Catherine Boker Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs, L. E. Jones, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Moehle and Mrs. Meacham called on R. B. Mea- rharn, last week. He is a patient at Veterans Hospital, Jefferson Barracks. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Spencer entertained friends and relatives from St. Louis over the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Schleutcr and son, St. Louis, called on friends in Brighton Decoration Day. Mr, and Mrs.' Elmer Holliday of Springfield were Peroration Day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Huebener. Miss Dorothy Coffman and. Miss Genevieve Campbell, Webster Groves, Mo., visited friends here Friday. Mrs. Emma Widaman, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Widaman and son, Junior. Brentwood, Mo., called on friends and relatives Decoration Day. Mr. Robert Schallenberg called on Mrs. E. H. Schallenberg at the Macoupin Hospital, Cariinville, Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Schallenberg is recovering from ft recent operation, Sgt. Lynch Released SGT. WILLIAM E. LYNCH, whose mother M r s. Myrtle Lynch, lives at Shipman, was released to inactive duty as a member of the Marine Corps. May 5. Activated Nov. 6, 1950, Sgt. Lynch served 'with the Headquarters & Supply ~Co., * 1st Marine 'Reg., 1st , Marine Div. and was in the Far ! East from Apr. 15, 1951 to Apr. 27, 1952. ~ Complete* Basic Airman 3/c Donnie Dowdy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Dowdy of 3527 Oscar street, completed his basic airman training at Lackland AFB, and was transferred last week to Lowery AFB at Denver, Colo. He entered service Apr. 2. Mrs. Kathleen, wife or Sgt. Russell Zimmerman, who lives at 1201 East Fifth gtreet received a telephone call from her husband Monday evening. He Is stationed on Okinawa, where he is receiving advanced training'as a member of the 24th Infantry Division. Inducted Dec. 1. 1950, Sgt. Zimmerman told his wife S*at he expected to be home in September. He has been overseas 14 months. P. J. Maul to Hawaii Mr. and Mrs. Fred Maul of 2301 Belle street received a telephone call Sunday night from their son. Paul J. Maul, SA, USX. He told them that he was leaving this week for Hawaii where he will attend radio school. In service for six months. Seaman Maul, 19, has been stationed at Treasure Island, Calif., at the receiving base. Wootlbiirii WOODBURN — A birthday dinner was 'given Sunday for Mrs. John L. Ray at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Welch at Rosewood Heights. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. John E. Ray and son. Edwin. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hurley and daughter of Bunker Hill; Mr. and Mrs. John L. Ray and daughters. Billie Jean and sons. Gary and Ronnie, and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brueggemann and sons, Jimmie and Charles. Earl Heal is spending the,summer here from the University of Illinois. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Gray of Chesterfield; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Spiorossem and Mr. and Mrs. Will Howerton of Edwardsville, visited Sunday nfith Mrs. Annie Gray and family. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Walter took their son, Charles, back to Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Moxey ot Bunker Hill spent Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Henry Winsel. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Vinyard and daughter, Jerry, of Alton, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Marth. Mrs. Celia Woods and son, Herbert, of Jerseyville, and Mr, and Mrs. Stephen Woods and children attended the funeral of Clarence Watson in Brighton Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Engelhoff, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Engelhoff of Litchfield. and Mrs. Emma Hunt and grandson. Sonny, of Fosterburg, were dinner guests Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs, Eddie Cordum. In the evening Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schaffer of Fosterburg;, and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Schmidt of near Brighton called at the Cordum home. James and Leon Gill of Edwardsville spent the weekend at the home of. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Carrollton CARKOLLTON - Mr. and 3 Adrian R«ad spent Sunday In East Alton at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Waiter Read. Mrs. ChrU Daum, Miss Oussle Oilier, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Daum and children, Mrs. Eva Robinson and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Oilier went to Greenfield Friday evening where they were guests at a oil- ler family reunion held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. C Cole. Guests of honor were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hertenstelner of Sheboygan, Wls., and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Sturgeon and children of Napervllle, III. Miss Helen Cory of Springfield, spent the weekend here at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Dow- TUESDAY, JUNE I, 1952 „,,,,^1„ mmtilttm atnamtamtmiiiiimiitt Eisenhower Continued ftom Ptf* 1, and Mrs. J. T, Hubbard spent Sunday In Alton at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Pointer. Mrs. William Reynolds and daughters Jewel and Donna, spent Sunday near Greenfield at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph an Mrs. Roy Devlne of Belleville spent the weekend here at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Russet Wiles and near Eldred at he home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Martin. Mrs. Pearl Spears "turned to her home In Jacksonville Sunday after visiting since Thursday at the home of her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Po* Mr. and Mrs. R. L- Scott returned home Sunday from Assumption where they had been guests of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Stnuter. They were accompanied home by their grandson, Scott Stauter, who wl spend several days at the Scott .Mr. ano .>u». a. ••• , S uf" Sunday in Mt. Olive visiting friends. , . Guests Saturday even ng at the home of Mr.* and Mrs. RwhwdGH' ler were Mr .and Mrs. Robert Her- tensteiner of Sheboygan W.s Miss Phyllis McMann of St. Louis, Mrs. W. E. Strang of Godfrey; Miss Sandra Strang of Greenfield,.and Miss Gussie Ciller of this city. CARROLLTON. — Mrs. John Jonas and daughter of Boon Yj' le ' Mo., are spending two weeks here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T Carmody sr.jS of "this "city;" Miss Adele Carmody of Chicago and Julius Schmitz and son, Sgt. Jack Schmitz, of St. Louis, returned home Friday from a motor trip to California. Sgt Schmitz who was stationed 'n Texas is spending a few days in St Louis with his father before reporting to the east coast for overseas duty. Miss Catmody remained until Sunday ns a guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. Carmody sr., before returning to Chicago where she is employed. Memorial Day guests at the home of Mrs. Neil Simpson were: Mr and Mrs. Herbert Reinders of Springfield, and Mrs. Alvin Frisch of Taylorvilie. Mrs". Callie Short, spent Memorial Day in Ferguson as the guest o£ her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Short. Mrs. Charles Bishop and daughter, Mignon, went to Kansas, 111., Sunday where they were guests until Monday of Mrs. Bishop's father, Roy Lawson and Mrs. Lawson. En route home they visited at the home ot Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Yount: at Newman where they met Mrs. Joe Lackey jr., and children of Hillsdale, Mich., who accompanied them home and are guests for two weeks of Mrs. Lackey's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Bishop. Mrs. Nettie Jenkins of Los Angeles, Calif., is a guest at the home of her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Black. Mrs. Lorraine Walter is spending a few days in Eldred with her sister, Miss Zerilda Bushnell. Mrs. F. Baume of Alton was & guest Sunday of her brother-in- law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Han-. Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Saunders and Mrs. Marjorie McCurdy and daughter, Sandra, of Alton, were guests Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Meade Dixon. Mr. and Mrs. Phil Pohlmnn spent Sunday in Hardin where they were guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Howard H. Herrmi. Mrs. Alvin Frisch of Taylorville spent the weekend here at the home of her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs.-C. H. Borlin. Air. and Mrs. Kenneth Sturgeon and children returned to their home in Napervilie Monday after spending the weekend here with Mrs. Sturgeon's mother, Mrs. Chris Daum. They were accompanied by Mrs. Daum who will be their guest for a few weeks. L. A. Wilson erf San Francisco, Calif., was a weekend guest of his brother and sister-in-law, Mr, and Mrs. Otto Wilson. Miss Elaine Roth of West Palm Beach, Fla., arrived Sunday to spend a vacation here with her parents, Mr, and Mrs. Frank Roth. An insulated sleeve, to replace the conventional hot pack poultice long used by doctors, is made principally of fiber glass which will'hold the heat of the body in the covered part, making a hot pack unnecessary. It functions by preventing cooling evaporation. What may be the first sarus crane to hatch in the United States pecked its way out of the shell at the Philadelphia zoo over the week-end of July 21. Although his parents stand about six feet tall, the little chick measured only nine inches high. called home last week by the death of her grandfather, left Sunday evening for her home, Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Gravitt and Helene visited over the Memorial Day holidays with Gravitt's auni y guests of Mr. an' Earl Davis and son were Mr. and Mrs, Harvey Howerton of Elmwood. Banker Hill BUNKER HILL—A 'jasket din. ner was enjoyed at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leland Mize Sunday in honor of their cousin. Miss Melissa * Burton, Douglas. Okla. Those attending were Miss Nellie and Marie Mize. M.r. and Mrs. Wiliam Mize and Harold, Mr. and VJrs. Norman Mize, Mrs. Delia ilize and children, John and :lelen. Mr- and Mrs- Glenn Mwe and family. Mr. and Mrs. Dean Uize and family and Miss Mar- ;aret and Lida Mize. Alice Goebel, who is employed at Dayton, Ohio, and who wai | Smith, Moberly, Mo, Pvt. Vernon Scheldt, who has been stationed at San Antonio, Texas, is being transferred to Wichita, Falls, Texas, this week. Miss Bertha Heuer, Alton, Mrs. August Heuer, and Mrs. Roy Bertels, Dorsey, visited Mrs. Harry Cooper and Miss Laura Hilton Saturday afternoon. A potluck dinner was enjoyed by 40 persons following 'he morning services at the Congregational Church Sunday. The morning services were in observance of the Rev. and Mrs. Shawls first year in Bunker Hill. Several bouquets of beautiful flowers decorated the church. The Pilgrim Fellowship of the Congregational Church will stage bake sale Saturday At Wo«y'|. cent flat cut in military spending i proposals — as some member* of Congress have urged — is a "meat axe "way ot doing things." Eisenhowei said he never has been able to see how universal military training and selective service could go hand In hand. But he declared that "UMT Isn't all sacrifice," adding It gives a man a chance to survive—through the training it offers-if he Is called upon to ffght. That was In response to H question whether he considers UMT vital. Eisenhower said, as he has bo- fore, that he believes the adoption of a UMT program by this country would lessen the chances of war. He expressed the view that a deliberately provoked war at this time is not likely. Just freed from his assignment as supreme commander of western defense forces in Europe, Elsen- hower said: "If Europe fell Into the Communist orbit we would be very badly placed," the general said. He said the same situation would hold should the Communists con- quer'or subvert other areas of the world with which Western Europe has social, economi^ and political connections. He cited in this connection the importance of the Belgian Congo. If the Congo were lost, the general asserted, "I don't know what we would do." Reference to Uranium This was an obvious reference to the uranium resources of that African area. Eisenhower met with about 100 newsmen at the Pentagon a short time before retiring — at his own request — without pay from tha army he has served 37 years. Retirement left him free to campaign actively, if he wished, for the presidential nomination. He is leaving before nightfall for his home town of Abilene, Kans., and his first speech as a civilian since his name was entered in the GOP nomination contest. At least 50,000 of his admirers from all parts of the country are expected to flock to the little town of 7000 population for a big welcome which also will be a sendot'l for the general on the last phase ol the pre-convention , campaign for nominating votes. In a White House ceremony yesterday, President Truman pinned a fourth oak leaf cluster on 'the general's distinguished service medal. He called Eisenhower's job in building up western Europe's defenses "a monumental achievement without historical peacetime precedent." Eisenhower told the President he was "deeply touched and honored." Then he glanced at Mrs. Eisenhower and said: "I listened in vain for one name that should have been included'— that of my wife." Truman said with a smile; "1 agree with you and I'll insert it i( you say so." From the moment Eisenhowei receives his retirement orders from the army, he will be on,"In active status." The Pentagon disclosed las! night Eisenhosver asked on May 2? to be retired without pay; The request, made in a letter to Secretary of Defense Lovett, was granted the following day. An appropriations bill now pending in Congress carries a provision which would require the defense department to certify that retirement of an officer under 62 is (A) for the good of the service or (B) for reasons of personal hardship. Eisenhower is 61. No Certification Eisenhower wrote Lovett: "1 would not ask or want you to make any certification as is required by the current appropriations bill. "As you know, my name is directly involved in the national political campaign. There are a number of delegates already pledgeti to seek my nomination as the Republican presidential candidate and, in the normal course of events, I will be talking to some of these delegates prior to the national convention. As an officer on the retired list, I would feel free to engage in such meetings without any possible interpretation that I might be violating or embarrassing the government or the army in any way . • •" In retirement without pay, Eisenhower gives up salary and allowances totaling $19,542 under the military pay raise bill recently passed by Congress. The general will leave Washington late today to fly to Kansas City, Mo. He will go to Abilene next morning by train. Plans call for him to speak brief; ly at noon when a cornerstone will be laid for the Eisenhower museum which will house the general's vast collection of war trophies and souvenirs. t An afternoon parade will depict scenes from Eisenhower's life, At 5 p.m., cst, he will 'address the throng gathered to welcome him- The speech will be televised and radio-broadcast across the nation. On Thursday, Elsenhower will hold his first out-of-unifafcrn news conference, Use of the bathtub is made easy for invalids by means of an improved bath chair. The seat is attached to a frame on the wall behind the tub and. can be moved UP and down to the bottom ol the tub of manual operation, A lightweight storage battery that will start an automobile engine at 65 degrees below ?ero uses a new method of grid construction that lead plates materials ordinarily coroded by the battery'* sulfuric acid. Ossie Porter, of Melbourne, Au» tralia, who bought his first race horse eight years ago, has taken down more than 1360,000 in ittkef alone.

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