Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 6, 1952 · Page 2
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Alton, Illinois
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Friday, June 6, 1952
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Rate Hike , June 6. f*J- Union Telegraph Co., th* government today ty td fcrise Hi domestic ftnfl money order 9.3 , ft tfflfl the H6ost Is needed Hi employes more money. company ported the propos- g hlghef rates WKh the Federal hMhunleatiortB Com ml ss I on (FCC) and f!#ed July e " the the boost. month in agreement on a receive wage WU when FCC approe . 2vW«ohMge« averaging about 9 '"he* wmpanv told thj corny* «lon tha 'added revenues of $w.- w*?6 needed to pay the n the pides to 40 ; 0 ° ssssT^jrw^-if rtftdy on'^40-hour work week, wdI 3i a ^-a-ffi^^^ll for those 1 , working a 30-hou* Week. Wti Mild the 9,S pSrccrtt BU- vance actually would place charges tftth* public on about the same fcvel M those of last November, before the federal excise tax on ^fte^M^" 641 181 Graduated By East Junior With 181 Studehts being promoted to Alton High. Bast Juni&r Held promotional exeMSes Thursday night at Alton High audltdrium. African Legidri Awards Were presented to Jftne" Brown and JameS 'MeBurhey by Andrew J. Osborne. Jane is thft daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald BroWn, 1622 Main street, tod Jameg is the son of Mr. and Mts, J. E. McBufhey, 1116 Washington Avenue. The East .Junior &and started th« prograni with'Jthe prelude, "Th« Traveller Overture" and the processional, "Grand March Americana," after which Alan Landers led the pledge of allegiance to the flag. The band played the "Star Spangled Banner" and the Rev. LaRue Jensen, Upper Alton Baptist Church pastor, gave the invocation. Supt. J. B. Johnson welcomed guests and a clarinet quartet played "Andante-Dancla" and "Love Nest." Members of the quartet ;wer« Margaret Wilson, Roland Franke, Clifford Wilderman, and Carol Green. The East chorus sang "I'll See You Again" and "Marching Along Together" prior to the promotion speech by Rev. Jensen. Following the presentation of American Legion awards, J. J Middleton presented diplomas and the program,ended with benediction by Rev. Jensen and the recessional, "Pomp And Circum stance." Edward (Ned) Colbert Services Set Monday Funeral rites for Edward (Ned Colbert, retired railroad man, who died early Thursday morning, wil be conducted at 9 a. m. Monday in St. Patrick's Church. The body is at Staten funeral home where friends may call after 10 a. m Sunday. The rosary will be recited at 8 p. m. Sunday. Russia In Maneuvers KUSHIRO, Japan, June 6 fl> — Russian warships and planes are reported conducting war maneu vers off the eastern tip of Hok kaido, northernmost Japanese is land, Kyodo news agency said today. Opposition Continued From Page 1. and improper" for the railroad nov to try and invade an area where the Jacksonville line is ready to give all needed service. It was shown that Brown Motoi Lines also are certificated in inter gtatp service from Alton to St Louis, but by way of Routes 111 and 40, At first winess for the applicant JP« I* Dennis, Terminal vice-presi 4«Ui testified to its operations be tween Alton and St. Louis and said that demand chiefly was for com .muter UWVtee, He also pointed ou that if given a bus permit, his road wouM servo East Alton, not m M «a toterwrtwn sta lit w« feltewwJ J - • wul thd riUwsi. who attested slstisti Nw* *»» TermtaaJ H Walter Not Forgotten By Recipient To cfiler up the convalescent days of Supervisor Louis E. \V«1- tert who somewhat impatiently is fumlnR In SI. Joseph's Hospital, yearning for the comlrtfr of toe day ie can g<) home, a \voma« who thinks he did her a big favor within the past few years presented him with a keep-sake of her handiwork. It Is a neatly fashioned WOMMI wh;el barrow on a little platform, the barrow designed t0 serve as a container for growing vines Or flowers to ornament his home. Mr. Walter said that this woman, herself a hard working person in he We$tern Cartridge Co., plant, had a woman friend who had seen much in the line of misfortune and 11 health and who could stand ome friendly help. The Woman vho needed help was aided by her friend and the latter believed she could take ft off as a credit or- her Income tax, but was overruled vhen she sought to do that. She appealed to Mr". Walter. She desired to continue assisting her Invalid friend and believed she had a right to claim a deduction on her ncome tax report, but still the revenue department ruled "not so." After pondering the matter the eld- ^rly lady who works at the Western Cartridge Co., plant decided she would adopt her friend, but found that was against Illinois law. However there are other states where such adoptions are legal and she took advantage of that fact, got her friend adopted <o her egally in another state and now ias the privilege of paying doctor's bills arid hospital charges and claim exemption for such bills on the ground that the Invalid is her dependent. Supervisor Walter Is credited with help that brought about the happy arrangement so Lhe speclmerit of her genius in carving wood work is presented by the woman to Mr. Walter as a token of gratitude. ThompsonBondSet In Shooting Case JERSEYVILLE. — John (Rabbit) Thompson, 356 Bluff street, Alton, who has been held here in the Jersey county jail since May 25, charged with the shooting of Clarence McCoy of Nutwood vicinity, at the Greenwood club house on Otter Creek, was released from Jail here Thursday evening on a J5000 bond after a hearing was held before justice Arthur Thatcher. Thompson will appear before th< next term of Jersey county grand jury in September: McCoy was shot while fishing from a log near the GreenWood club Sunday, May 25, by Thompson, who ordered him to'leave the premises. McCoy was removed to a St. Louis hospital, where he remained in a serious condition several days. Jersey county authorities were called to the club and arrested Thompson, who denied any knowledge of the shooting at first, but later admitted the shooting to Illi nols criminal Investigators. Thompson was held on a $50,OOC bond on charges of assault with intent to kill and assault with a deadly weapon. When McCoy's condition improved, the bond was cut to $5000. McCoy is reported to be improved and is now recovering at his home. Proper Credit Use Discussed Seen As Factor in Sale* Effort Consumer credit was pointed out the life stream for American dusfity ,*t the Southern Illinois Consume? Credit Clinic held Thurs. day all day at the Mineral Springs hotel. | The program was sponsored by he Associated Credit Bureaus of lllnols, Credit Bureau of Alton and C. A. Sqhomberg Edwardsville, Dies EDWARDSVILLLE — George A Schomberg. 78, died at 6-.20 p.m Thursday at his residence! 803 Troy road, after an illness of sev eral weeks. Born Sept. 2, 1873, In Pin Oak township, a son of the late Mr. anc Mrs, Ernst Schomberg, he was married in 1932 at Hlllsboro to Mrs. Wilhelmina Rapp, who died May 12, 1947. Surviving is a sister, Miss Au gusta Schomberg of Edwardsville The body Is at Weber funera home, where funeral services are to be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday by the Rev. H. J. Bredehoeft pastor of Eden Evangelical Church with burial in Sunset Hill cemetery Mrs. C. Clark" To Head Club Mrs. Charles Clark of East Alton was elected president of the Speechmlstress Club at a meeting Wednesday evening in the Young Women's Christian Association. Mrs. Otto F. Brazier was elected vice president; Mrs. Elmer Isringhaus, secretary, and Mrs. James Douglas, treasurer. Mrs. Clark succeeds Mrs. Edward Groshong. Installation of officers will take place during a joint meeting with the Illini Toastmasters, Club, Wood River, June 18 at the Wood River Bakery. Mrs. J. C. Henderson was the table topic mistress, the invocation wo* given by Mrs. Groshong and Mrs. Eugene L. Eggimann was this mistress of ceremonies. Mrs. Wilmer Eyers gave a thumbnail sketch of her life and was evaluated by Mi-s. E. L. Giilis. A practice debate was given with Mrs. Charles Sakes, Mrs. Clarence Cota, Mrs. Clark and Mrs. Groshong participating. Bus drivers in Mexico City ire b#fng criticized by the press for methods. of he Greater Alton Association Commerce In cooperation with the Business Management Service department, University of Illinois. At the morning sessions Leonard Berry, educational director, National Retail Credit Association of St. Louis was the principal speaker dealing with the Importance of management recognizing that consumer credit Is far from being over-expanded and that the financ- ng of proper credit accounts Is one of the chief factors in promot- ng sales and is one of the important facets in modern retailing. He was introduced by Walter T. Woodcock, executive director of the GAAC, who presided at the morning conference. Berry's sub- ect was "Consumer Credit as a 3usiness Builder." Berry stated ihat granting consumer credit viscly is a promotional, not a de- ensive management tool, a source of profitable volume through open and budget accounts. Edward J. Strasma, general manager of the Credit Bureau of <ankakee county, Illinois Spoke on he topic, "Setting Up a Profitable Iredlt Program." He stressed the importance •etallers being in financial position o properly finance open account purchasing by consumers, the necessity of competently managed credit department and a program of making equitable adjustments when necessary. A brief open orum and luncheon followed. Howard F. Otstot, secretary- manager of the Credit Bureau of Alton presided at the afternoon session at which two speakers and a panel discussion was presented The speakers were Dean Ashby credit manager of a St. Louis Department store and Robert G. Sey mour, University of Illinois. On the panel discussion were Clyde E. Borman, president of Al ton Retail Merchants, Ray Gibson chairman of the retail trade deve lopment commitffce, GAAC, Lfi< Flure, past president of the Credi Grantors Association and Ralph Luken, president, Luken Enter prises. Wedding Gowns Modeled Thursday WOOD RIVER, June 6.—To the strains of traditional wedding music, in a setting complete with flowers, candles, wedding cake and punch bowl, eight members of the Dorcas Circle of the First Church of Christ (Christian) modeled wedding dresses \vorn from one month to 22 years ago Thurs day afternoon. White satin gowns In the typlca 'June bride" fashion were worn by the following women: Mrs. Harry Ca'mfield modeled the gown of Mrs. E. Porter Estes Mrs. James Smith wore the dress belonging to Mrs. Dan Rhea; Mrs Delos Colborn modeled for Mrs Joe Apple; Mrs. Gordon Black lock for Mrs. William Farthing Mrs L. A. Smorado for Mrs. D M. Lyon, and Mrs. Elmer Curry a recent bride, wore her own wed ding dress. Mrs. Lewis Hudson wore a dress that was first worn at a garden wedding 22 years ago, with cloche- type hat. Mrs. Harry Kincaid, program chairman, was commentator fo the Thursday event. She wore a matron of honor's dress of 15 year« ago. During a business meeting plan for a revival were discussed. Mr and Mrs. Orvllle Morgan and Mr and Mrs. Virgil Rock, evangelistic workers, will conduct a meeting that will start Aug. 18 and con tinue through Aug. 31. The class has planned a moth er-daughter tea from 2 to 4 p. m. Thursday, June 12, at the church Mrs, L. L. Harrod gave th devotions on the topic: "Womei of the Bible." Hostesses were Mrs, Gordoi Blacklook, Mrs. Tommy Van Me ter, and Mrs. Harry Lyden. The next meeting will be Jul> 3 with Mrs. Harry Kincald, Mrs Harrison Harvlck. and Mrs. Lewi Hudson as hostesses. Volunteers to Be Honored BjrKed Cross Jtitte 11 ftotl cross Recognition Day will be observed Wednesday, June 11, p.m., at the Young Women's Christiart Association. During the day persons doing oluntefer service will be reeegnlS" The recognition day program will ake place on the twelfth annlver- aiy of the reorgani«atiort of the Alton-Wood River chapter. Mrs. Joe Emons Sorority President kta Gamma U p 8 i 1 o n Officers Installed Mrs. Joe F. Emons was installed g president of Lambda Alpha XI senior chapter, Beta Gamma Upsilon sorority, following a diner Thursday evening at Selhime's Miss Patricia Meyer, retiring pres- dent, served as installing officer. Officers • to serve with Mrs. Jmons are Miss Juanita Ross, vice resident; Mrs. Joseph A. Burns, ecording secretary; Miss Jean Slble, corresponding secretary; irid Mrs. James T. Blume, trea- urer. The speaker's table was cen- ered with a bouquet of spring lowers with blue and yellow, so- jrity colors, predominating. Place ards In the sorority colors were lecorated with corn flowers, Miss Jean Ann Weindel was re- eived as a member of the senior hapter, transferring from the unior chapter, Beta Gamma Up- ilon. Mrs. Janell Bowman was a guest at the dinner. Appointments made by the new- y-lnstalled president are: Miss Betty Schmitt and Miss Betty Emons, pledge mistresses; Mrs. Leo Bechtold, chaplain; Mrs. Alen Klrgan, marshal; Miss Meyer, Mrs. Don Jacoby, Miss Emons, Miss Mary Connell, Mrs. Ted Berier, Mrs. Ray Luken, Miss Martha Sharkey and Miss Weindel, ways and means committee; Mrs. Kirgan, Mrs. George Fries, Mrs Joseph F. Leonard, Miss Schmitt and Mrs. Bechtold, social committee; Mrs. Luken, publicity and Tattler news; and Mrs. Jacoby chairman of cards. "Tattlers" the sorority nationa year book was distributed during the meeting. ^ • t •_— '[ -T T* Central Junior Graduation Held Bunker Hill WSCS Unit in Meet BUNKER HILL. - The Women' Society of Christian Service of th Methodist Church met at th church Thursday afternoon. Mrs Harold Bartels gave the lesson an was assisted by Mrs. Robert Grie bel, Mrs. J. E. Hall, Mrs. Ralp' Gerdt, Miss Gertrude Wawne, Mrs H. F. Scheldt, and Mrs. 0, C Smith. During the business session, th table committee imported that fou tables have been donated and ove $100 collected in the fund. Refreshments were served to th group by Miss Gertrude Wawne Mrs. William Schaum, Mrs. Fred Harper, and Mrs. John Weidner. In Sweden. 20 schoolboys and 'i teachers missing in a snow storm were found by search par ties safe i na hut at the summi Of the Aajrfy mountain. J-lelen Ann Ferguson and Rober Martin received American Legion awards at Central Junior promotion exercises Thursday night a Central. 'Helen Ann Is the daughter o Mr. and Mrs. Sam Ferguson, 723 Maupin street and Robert is the son of Mrs. Annie Martin, 1106 Riley avenue. The presentations were made b> Floyd Arbuckle. The program started with the processional, "Russian Choral" b> the Central band under the direc tion of Joseph Brewer, and the invocation given by Rev. E. O May, pastor of Allen Chapel. The Central chorus sang "Ave Verum," "Hunting Song," anc "Climbing Up the Mountain" and Helen Ferguson gave the class his tory. Rev. L. L. Haynes, speaker o the exercises, gave his addres after a musical selection by an octet of Central students. A flute solo, "Forest Echo," by Leon Johnson followed and Supt J. B. Johnson presented diplomas Arbuckle presented the award and the band played "Tea fo Two" and "Mandalay" before th program closed with the benedic tion by Rev. J. S. Davenport Morning Star Baptist Church pas tor, and the recessional by th band. Mrs. Bertha Lawrence Rites Held Thursday Funeral services for Mrs. Berth Lawrence, 72, an early resident o Roxana, were conducted at 2 p. m Thursday in Streeper funeral home Wood River, by the Rev. E. E DeLong, pastor of Roxana Presby terian Church. Burial was in Beth alto cemetery. Mrs. Wallace Locke and Mr Ciitton Ricks, with Mrs. E. R. Har ria as accompanist, sang, Pallbear ers were Paul R. Kimble, A. Vt, As troth, Joseph E. Kennedy, Mario McBride, Charles VV. Andrews, an Chester Krelder. St. Patrick's to Graduate 36 Thirty-six graduates of St. Pa rick's School will receive thei diplomas, Sunday night, at com mencement exercises to be held i the church at 7:30. The diploma will be presented by the pastor, th Rev. Father John Crosson. The graduates; American Legion award winner are James Henderson, son of Mr and Mrs, Rudolph Henderson o 2880 Hillcrest' avenue, and Mar garet Ann Huber, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Ralph Huber of 353 Western avenue, The graduates: William Bono, Alltn Coimoy»r, Job Brtt>»l, Robert G»rv»y, Robert Qoble Urry H»uck, J?m« Henderson, Fre HMtrich. Wilbur Johiuton. J»m*» Kahn«y, Hfnry K«hu*y. T»rry Ktnnw Chri»tOBh»r Uywk. Jo|w *»*»*• J°*J» MlUlUllo, Wlcbsel Molloy, MlcktU Ne <on, Thonw* Vvtiuxea, Tbomw Bt«ph§i Bobcrt w»r<J*|o. Bab»j-t wuowJfy. wti Uam WisnMlty, Jfn* Arbuthaot, N»nc Connor, C»Ui«rin* Cunnln«b»ro, B«rb*r "' ' 4u»* HeihMity, u»rs«ctt Hu , M«ry Mow*, *l»ln* . Chri»tir,U S»»<Jr» Pstrici G«w$l»iu» Continue Quiz In Smith Death Officials Still Unsure ofl FpulPlay The question of whether foul play nuSed or contributed ffl the death f William Lee Smith, 2l.year-old olored farmhand whose mangled ody was found on the Illinois venue crossing after the passage f a switch train, early Wednes- ay. was continuing today after vldence had been secured that e was in at least two altercations n East End place shortly prior o his mysterv death. Police Chief Galloway said at oon ihat some angles of the in- estimation which he and Assis- ant State's Attorney Paul H. Rcis ave been pressing still remain to e completed, Information gained early yester- ay as to one altercation or fight n which Smith had been engaged with another Negro about an hour efore his body was found, was upplemented lodny by definite in- 'ormatlon he had been in another, nd possibly. earlier clash, said jalloway, One Negro who has been in nvestigatlve custody has admitted ne of the clashes, said the police hlef, but Smith was seen walking bout East find place after this ncounter. A Negro man and woman also ave been in detention for <\ues- lonlng because they had some mowledge of Smith's movements hortly prior to his death. However, Galloway revealed, ome circumstantial evidence in- Icates there may have been some urther encounters involving *tl^»ii«^fM^ifei%i^^'j*nJTrtrVTi a *^'' t ' J> *'^ ja ' fc **'' i *'***^^ Elijah P, Lovejoy Memorial Sunday At City Cemetery t>etalls of the program to be carried out at the annual Elijah P. Lovejoy memorial service Sunday at the Presbyterian ffllnister-pub- Usher-martyr's grave in City cemetery were announced today by J. L. Cannon. Cannon is chairman of a group of three trustees for the grave. The other two are J. A, Brewer, band director at Central School; and James M. Bailey, principal of Lovejoy School. Chairman Cannon will preside. Brewer will deliver the address on "New Frontiers for Every American Youth," and Principal Bailey will Introduce him. The program will open at 4 o'clock with Invocation by the Rev. T. P. Wright, St. John's Baptist pastor. The colors will be presented by Allen Bevenuo Legion Post 354, Floyd Arbuckle commander,, and Boy Scout troop ?5, Clarence Graves scoutmaster. St. James Baptist Church choir will sing. Mrs. Lloyd Gill, president of Lovejoy Parent-Teacher Association, will place a wreath on the Lovejoy grave, and the Dunbar Mothers Singers will present a selection. Mayor Linkogle will give the address of welcome, and the St. James Baptist Church choir will sing. Trustee Cannon will introduce guests. A Central Junior High cornet trio composed of Ralph Miller, Frank Dorsey, and Charles Green, will play. " Following the address by Trustee Brewer, St. James Choir will sing "the Battle Hymn of Ihe Republic", the Rev. Paul S. KrebS, Twelfth Street Presbyteriftn pastor, will offer the benediction, and "Taps" and the echo will be played by Ralph Miller and Frank Dorsey. Mrs. Dorothy Johnson Rites Set Saturday Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Lucille Johnson, 45, wife of Ray Johnson of Route 1, Bethalto, who died Wednesday, will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. i n Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints i n Wood River. Burial will be In Upper Alton cemetery. The body Is at Streeper fu- Mrs. .TohiMon neral home, Wood River, where friends may call until noon Saturday when It will be taken to the church. Smith near the Indiana avenue railroad crossing and clarification is sought. First suspicion of foul play arose when police, at the East End crossing immediately after Smith was run over, found his body al ready cold FRIDAY, JUNE », 1M Sabres Shoot Down 7 MIGs Bombers Blase Rail Lines Near Manchuria; Bishop Still HONG KONG, June 6 W — Roman Catholic Bishop Lawrence Blanchi, 53, of Hong Korg, is en during his 10th month as a hos tage of the Chinese Reds in a Kwantung provincial hotel room three expelled Italian priests reported today upon arr'ving here. SEOUL, Kofea%, Jim* 6i tfB — U, S. Sabre pilots shot dowfftieven Russian-built MKMSs arid damaged two today as the Red Jets swooped on Allied fighter-bombers blasting North Korean Mil/ lines near Manchuria, the air fbrefl announced. The MIG kills were the first reported since Saturday. Five were shot down and two damaged in a battle Just before noon between a screening force of 36 Sabre jets and 16 Red fighters, Pilots reported one MIG knocked down In a separate fight at about the same time between 28 Sabres and 12 MIGS. A check of gun camera film later showed a second MIG was destroyed In the battle. U. S. Fifth nlr force sflld Us pianos to dale have destroyed 31(5 MIGS, probably destroyed 58 and damaged 507 In the Korean war. Allied losses In today's fighting, If any, will be announced In a weekly summary, In pre-dawn darkness today, United Nations B-26 bomber plloti damaged two locomotives and destroyed six box cars In attacks on trains on the line running through KanKgye, in mountainous centra) North Korea Just south of th« Yalu river boundary with Man- B-26 pilots also attacked Communist rolling stock between Cong. ju and Pakchon In Northwest Korea and at Wonsan on the east coast. They destroyed 45 supply vehicles on main roads. On the ground, action was light. 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