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The Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune from Muscatine, Iowa · Page 9

Muscatine, Iowa
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Friday, October 22, 1954
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City Entered in All-America Cities Contest Muscatine is one of three Iowa cities among a record 116 entries from 41 states in the annual All- America Cities contest sponsored by the National Municipal League GLASS AND GLAZING We Give S & H Green Stamps RED PAINT STORE Phone 473 CIGARETTES PKG 213 WARECO 8TH & CYPRESS and Look Magazine, M k announced. The other two Iowa cities are Clarinda and Ottumwa. The .contest is conducted to honor cities, towns or counties which have done an outstanding job in solving local' problems through concerted citizen action. A screening committee will narrow the entries to 22 finalists, representatives of which will be invited to appear before a jury of experts on governmental affairs and prominent civic leaders at the 60th annual national conference on government of the National Municipal League at Kansas City Nov. 7-10. The 11 winners selected for All-America Cities Awards will be announced early next year. Dr. George H. Gallup, president of the National Municipal League and director of the American Institute of Public Opinion, will be foreman of the 12 member jury< Jones Applies for Permit to Build Shopping Center Harry (Casey) Jones, 940 Lucas street, Thursday night asked permission of the city council to build a small shopping center at 10171019 Hershey avenue. Jones plans to construct a concrete block building that will house a grocery store, barber shop and collection facilities for dry cleaning. The structure will be 180 by 30 feet with provisions for expansion. A parking area will be established adajacent to the building. In conformance to a standing procedure, the council tabled the application for two weeks to permit filing of objections, Applications Jor two other commercial buildings, filed two weeks ago, was approved. Approval was given to A. W. Spratt for erection of a service station at Bond street and Grandview avenue in South Muscatine and to Clarence Butz for construction of a store building at Fifth and Spruce. Deeds Recorded Howard A. Hill to Rose M. Hill, quitclaim, part of lots 2 and 3, block 144, Muscatine. Cecil and Laura M. Hill to B. O. Roundy, lot 6, block 6, Park Place addition to Muscatine. William D. and Marietta N. Goldsberry to Hazel I. Goldsberry, lot 29, Bartlett-Parvin addition to Muscatine. t CALL 123 FOR QUALITY 80 YEARS OF BAKING FINE PASTRY 3LAYEJB * •'N~>~N~N^>~ W ^ DEVIL'S FOOD CAKE 51 c LARGE ANGEL FOODS APPLE AND PINEAPPLE TURNOVERS EACH 31c 15c DIETETIC BREAD 24c HIGH IN PROTEIN—LOW IN CALORIES NO SUGAR OR FATS ADDED. Hallowe'en SPECIALS W THESE PRICES GOOD ALL NEXT WEEK. Ic COOKIE SALE LARGEST SELECTION IN TOWN CAKE DONUTS < 39c Cinnamon Sugar - Powered Sugar - Plain KOLATCHKYS __ Prune - Cheese - Apricot 49c HOME MADE CANDIES Pecan Fudge «* 74c Peanut Brittle » 52c LB. Choc. Covered Cherries 74c LB. Chocolate Cream Drops 3 Ic Vernon Shontz, Former Baptist Pastor Here, Dies Funeral services were held Monday at Springfield, 111., for Dr. Vernon L. Shontz, 65, former pastor of the First Baptist church here. Dr. Shontz served as pastor of the local. church from 1927 to 1935. He previously had served church at Beckley, W. Va.; Pittsburgh, Pa.; and Williamsport, Pa. At the time of his death, Dr. Shontz was a member of the pardons and parole board of Illinois. He had been appointed by Goy. William G. Stratton to serve until January of 1957. Lauded by Stratton Governor Stratton, in a statement following Dr. Shontz's death, described the former local pastor as a man of "highest reputation." "He served this community as a spiritual leader and the state of Illinois .as a member of the pardons and parole board with distinction," the Illinois executive said. "His loss is a great loss ;o this administration. His family has my deepest sympathy." Dr. Shontz went from- Muscatine to Springfield in 1935. assuming the pastorate of the .Central Baptist church is Springfield. He resigned this position Sept. 28, 1953, upon being appointed to the pardons and parole board. He was a trustee of Shurtleff college at Alton, 111, Headed Baptist Groups Well known in both state and national* religious circles, Dr. Shontz had been pastor of both the Illinois Baptist convention and the Iowa Baptist convention, For nine years, he was a member of the board of missions of the American Baptist Foreign Mission society and for foui years, president of the ministers council of the Northern Baptisl convention. He also served as first vice president of the Northem Baptist convention. He was active in the Lions club at Springfield. Dr. Shontz married Mrs. Claire Beele of San Mateo, Calif., two years ago. Surviving are the wife; two sons, Vernon, Jr., and Robert, :>oth of Springfield; a brother, Ivan Kitchener, Ontario, Canada; a sister, Mrs. Edith Ewing, Chicago; and two grandchildren. At Texas Base RONALD KISNER Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kisner, 1110 West Fulliam avenue, have received the-following; address for their son. Ronald. A /3C Ronald A. Kisner. A. F. 17405962, USAF S.S. General Delivery. Kelly Field, San Antonio, Tex. lowq Gridders, Present Football To Nichols Boy Lenny Moorhead, 10-year-old Nichols boy, has a new football to cheer his way to recovery from an attack of polio. Lenny, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard .Moorhead of Nichols, was stricken by polio last month. I'rom his bed at the University hospitals "at Iowa City he listened by radio each Saturday to the Iowa football games. The lad is a staunch supporter of the Hawkeyes and he wanted nothing more than to see them play. His father passed along the aoy's request -to Dr. William F ( a>ul, team physician. When Lenny was well enough to go outside he could see- the Hawks, the doctor promised. . Wednesday the lad was taken ;o see his,Iowa team practice. But the plucky youngster's fight with death was not to go unnoticed by [he healthy players on the practice field. They -presented him •with the football. George Whitham, Conesville, Dies; Services Sunday George W. Whitham, 72, died at 17 p. m. Thursday at the home of his niece, Mrs, James Horton, at Conesville, The son of George and Rosanna ,Jacobs Whitham, he was born 'Oct. 7, 1882, at Biggsville, 111., and 'had lived practically all of his life at Conesville. He was a retired section hand. Surviving are a sister, May Forbes, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters and several half brothers. Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Sunday in the chapel of the Fairbanks Home for Funeral. Burial will be at Conesville. Mission Society Of Diirant Names Same Officials Durant— All officers were reelected at a recent meeting of tho Women's Missionary Society at the Ralph Close home. They include: Mrs. Alice Gimm, president; Lucille Johnson, vice-president; Lola Close, secretary; and Lilly Mumm, treasurer. The Logan stag fish fry will be held on Friday, Nov. 5, according to an announcement made by officials recently. Brownie Scout members have ihanged the date of their hay rack; ride to Oct. 26. An investiture' service for new members will be held on Thursday, Oct. 28. Mothers will be special guests. M'embers of the Luther LeagutV met at the Paul Ladehoff home near Stockton recently. A movie, "This is Our Church," was shown. Mrs. Fran Larson and Mrs. Pearl Hagge, Durant, and Mrs. Eddie Johansen of Wilton attended the Haldy-Rayette beauty show at the Roosevelt hotel in Cedar Rapids on Sunday and Monday. Parent Education Planning Group May Be Formed Persons interested, in starting a Paveiat Education Planning committee in this community met with Prof. John Chantlny during the discussion period of the third Family Life meeting, held at the Muscatine High school auditorium Thursday night, Future meetings of this group will be held during the last two sessions of the series, Any interested persons who did not attend the Family Life session Thursday night may contact any member of the PTA Council. Mrs. Patricia MqRoberts, secretary of the PTA 'Council, introduced Dr. William Lampard, who presented the film; "The High Wall." It was brought out-in the film and discussions that followed ihat race and creed prejudices are not the only ones we should guard against, but 'that we' should search ourselves to find things in our daily lives which might uncon- siously instill prejudices in the lives of children. The next session of the series will be held Thursday, Oct. 18, at More Pleasant Weather for Weekend Booked Pleasant fall weather prevailed here today and prospects were for more of it through the week-end. The temperature tonight is expected to go no lower than 38 to 42 degrees, with maximum temperatures Saturday expected to be between '68 and 72. The highest temperature here Thursday was 67, with a dip to 36 recorded by early this mor.iing. Some fog may be experienced Saturday morning. Otherwise skies are expected to remain clear. The Iowa outlook is for continued mild weather Sunday, with partly clouded skies. Craft Day Planned At Aledo Monday Buffalo Prairie, 111.—Members of the Buncan Home Bureau unit will attend the county-wide craft day at the VFW hall- in Aledo, Monday, Oct. 25, at 9:30 a.m. Instruction, under the home bureau, will include chair carving, basketry, copper tooling, holiday decorations, artificial flowers, candles, leather craft, metal trays and sewing" machine embroidery work. The past presidents are in charge o£ arrangements, A lunch will be served at noon. All veterans affiliated with the Mercer VFW post will attend the annual free dinner Thursday at 7 p.m. This event is for members, prospective members and for all who served in the Korean conflict. Women of the post will serve the dinner. A turkey party has been set for Nov. 20. Miss Marion Simpson, assistant state leader of home economics extension, University of Illinois, will conduct a training school for the newly elected officers of the 23 units at the Aledo Farm Bureau building, Wednesday, Oct. 27, at i p.m. Mrs. Burton Girls, Mrs. Kenneth Blanchard and Mrs. Ernest Eckhardt of the Duncan unit will attend. Musca'tine, la., Journal..'. .Friday, October 22, 1954 7:30 p. m. at the high school auditorium. A lecture, "Temper Tantrums and Other Negative Behavior," will point out how parents may be responsible for bringing out negative behavior in their children. The discussion will also consider whether children have a. right to negaitve behavior and suggest ways of dealing with it. Stanley to Speak At United Nations Services non-appearance in Day today on a charge nuffler noise. ' Raymond Dean Axlell of Letts was fined $5 and costs on a charge of speeding. Ed Peterson, Wuscatine, was given a three day ail sentence for intoxication. C. M. Stanley will be speaker for the United Nations Day community service to be held at 7:30 Sunday evening at Trinity Episcopal church. Several other churches 'of the city will be cooperating in the service. The morning schedule of serv- ces at Trinity Episcopal church ncludes Holy Communion at 8 o'clock and family worship and church school at 10:45. The Rev. Guy Hunting, retired pastor of the First Friends church, will be speaker for the worship service. Inquirers class is scheduled at 4 o'clock in the afternoon. Minor Penalties Imposed in Court Wesley James Phelps of Atalissa forfeited bond of $15 for police court of excessive ' NO. 304f 3 TRANSISTOR 50 Hearing Aid BATTERIES AND SUPPLIES 99 I. H. ODELL 112 East Seconi I IT'S NOT A GAMBLE r WHEN YOU BUY A NEW 1954 i DODGE or PLYMOUTH WE HAVE JUST A FEW LEFT! Buy Now and Save $$$ Tliley-Fiese Motors, Inc. 416 EAST THIRD STREET PHONE 4280 MYF Rally Held At Taylor Ridge Illinois City — Ninety six persons,, including a number from here, were in attendance at the sub district MYF meeting at the Taylor Ridge church Sunday evening. A film strip, "Christmas Symbols," was shown. Lunch-was served in the dining room of the church following the meeting. Mrs. Elmer Banner entertained Sunday in honor of her husband's birthday which ocurred Saturday. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Harry Banner, Mr. and Mrs. Eue- ben Carpenter and daughter, Mr, and Mrs. Leroy Fowler and son, Mr. and Mrs. Clarenec Hamman and daughter and Bewey Baker. Mrs. Maynard Martin is visiting her sister, Mrs. Ralph Golden- fenig, near Rio, 111. SPECIAL ARIDUK DECOYS Reg. $16.00 Victor Majestic PLASTIC DECOYS Rejr. $29.95 DENNISON PLASTIC Reg. §36.00 , 26- 00 165"° ir-6" Diiratek BOAT •% Reg. $190.00 Used Pen-Yan 14 Ft. 1 Car Top Boat THE BOAT SHOP 306 East Second Street WEEKEND SPECIALS!! CHOCOLATE COVERED MINT PATTIES 37c KEG. 59c CANDY SPECIAL! CHOCOLATE COVERED PEANUT CLUSTERS 57c REG. 69c i 4 4 W. T. GRANT CO I •«*• . . f p . -rn ,». fa. , "!-. . t (,t r'.F> F/(K 123 W. SFCOND STREET Only Worthy,. Causes Fully Investigated and Audited SHARE IN YOUR GIFT! MUSCATINE UNITED FUND CAMPAIGN

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