Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on October 19, 1956 · Page 11
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 11

Alton, Illinois
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Friday, October 19, 1956
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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Section Pages 11-18 Established January 15, 1836 ALTON, ILL., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1956. 5c Per Copy Member of The Associated Pres* 6 A Boy Named Beulah* Civic Memorial Juniors To Present Play Nov. 16 BETHALTO. - The Civic Memorial High School Junior class have selected "A Boy Named Beulah" as their production this year. The three-act "rafter raising" comedy will be presented Friday, Nov. J6. "Corky" Corcoran, whose given name is really Bewley, allows his fabulously rich old aunt, Lady Castleton, in England, to believe he is a girl-named "Beulah" after her, so she'll make him her heir. He even sends her a beauteous picture of himself dolled up like a woman wearing a wig of blond curls. Corky is in love with Polly McBride, who has been willed a spooky old farmhouse by an eccentric great-uncle, Hiram Mansfield. Corky inveigles Polly and her two brothers, Hank and Ted, in- doctors. And so the plot thickens. The cast of eight boys and eight girls will include Charles Rushing as "Corky" Corcoran; Barbara Oettel, as Polly McBride; Fred Reynolds as Hank MeBride, and Rovert Stieglitz as Ted McBride. Tom Berry will portra.v "Seat" Kalx, Anna Augustine ns Mrs. DoForrest Dushane, Sharon Vo gel as Ann Dushane, Juno ,lohn-i son as Nanell Dushanp, Horard j Gerke ns Clifford Goldstone, Paul Lane as Grant Goldstone, and Donna Smith'as Uuly Castleton. Elvis Presley Could Be Right Guitar Sparks Child Interest, Says Teacher Ky NORMAV BROWN Telegraph Staff Wrltrr BETHALTO.—A newcomer to the Unit 8 grade school music department is Frank Velligan, who uses a guitar to teach singing. This guitar-playing technique is new to the grade school music field, but Velligan has proven that he gets more response than if lin were seated at a piano. "For one thine, I can transport my guitar easier than moving a piano and ho ready for work in the class room without moving the children," he stated. Along with his revolutionary system of leaching singing in the grades is a new song book Byron Beck was chosen for j Dublishcf] " (h| ; r i ns » ea d of the part of Bertie "--•'-— Ruth Castleton, as Nora O'Cassidy, Polly Nichlet as Mar- hp malade Jackson. Glen West as m(fl ^ an 'j Tongo, the Leopard Man, and the old songs that have no appeal to the youngsters of today, the more songs. They Are Fnmilinr "These are the songs that the Adult Driver Classes At Bethalto Start Saturday to turning the place into a health j Jackie Webb as Boulah Lubys- resort. The MnBride brothers j ko. : students h^-ir over the radio, carry flaming torches for the: The first meeting of the «>*», and ,-irn more familiar with than lovely Dushane sisters, Ava and'was held at Hit- high school t j )p 0|1(>s ,),.,, W ero popular when Nunelle. Their widowed step-' Thursday evening when script* . i W ent lo grade school." he said, mama, Aimee, is perfect old pie , were assigned to the wist. Re- ; i ns < 0 ,. ]r j ,,f going along with the for the health-faddists; so Hank j hearsal of the comedy will start; o ^ methods of teaching, the pro- and Ted disguise themselves as | early next week. gressive teacher has taken songs such as "The Blue Tail Fly," '"Red River Valley," "Old Smokey," "Casey Jones," "Short'nin' Bread," "The Marines Hymn," and "The Happy Wanderer," and "The Fox" to, replace the unpopular songs of yester-year. Since the boys are the slower to participate in musical activities, the more stirring songs tend to help them start. "After they start and find they can sing, it is much easier to kesp them going," VelJigan commented. At first the novelty of the guitar-playing teacher attracted the small children's attention, but after they start to sing also, they just get right into the swing of things. So many of the rooms do not have pianos and if they do they are out of tune, and in poor condition, so Velligan simply started to carry his own BETH ALTO—Adult driver training classes' will start for eight weeks at Civic Memorial High School Saturday. Anyone interested in learning to drive must first visit the state drivers license bureau in Wood River and receive a student permit to learn to drive. Because of the limited driver training car, only eight students may enroll in the course during the eight week period. The fee for the course is $25. Buy Station BETHALTO — Clifford and Bob Ballard have purchased Dick's Sinclair service station. The two brothers assumed responsibilities Tuesday. The station, located at the junction of highway 340 and South Prairie istreet will give prompt and courteous service the brothers stated. Clifford Ballard has been a resident of Bethalto lor the past 16 years. He was formerly with Jim's Shelf station. He is a veteran of i both WW II and Korea, Eastern Stars At Bethalto Plan 'Guest Night' BETHALTO — A special meeting Saturday night of the Bethalto Chapter of Eastern Star will mark "guest night." Worthy patrons and worthy matrons of nearby chapters will fill the stations at 7:45 p.m. Mrs. Willard Howell. mother of the worthy matron, will be guest of music box with him honor. All past matrons of the chapter are in charge of the general arrangements, decorations and refreshments. They will meet at the temple Saturday at 10 a.m. to prepare for the meeting. Grid Players To Be Guests Of Bethalto Club BETHALTO — Bethalto Rotary Club will be host to Civic IV'cmorial football team next Wednesday night at Zlon Lutheran Church. Proceeds of DuHadway Heads Bar Associations JERSEYVILLE — Fred DuHad- way of the Jerseyville law firm of DuHadway, Suddes and Davis, has been elected president of the bar associations in the Second Supreme Court Judicial District for the ensuing year. DuHadway was named to the office at the annual meeting in Edwardsville Wednesday evening. a recent club i Attending the mr-etinK from Jr>r- Children's Ideas During his several years in the grade school division of teaching, the children have given him several ideas which he has worked into very presentable operettas. As the children think and dream, the plot thickens and after all the planning is done, the music is put with the ideas and plot to form a story. From this type of beginning, the finished product is not over the mental heads of the children. Th-?y are the ones creating the production. CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION — Frank Velligan is shown above with Mrs. A. J. Vancil, fifth grade teacher at Bethalto Grade School, as he mans his guitar in a classroom. Through use of the more portable guitar, he can hold the children's attention better, he says.—Staff Photo. TEACHER WITH NEW IDEAS—Frank Velligan is shown above with his new concept of teaching Unit 8 grade school children to sing. The guitar gives the children more interest in singing, the teacher says.—Staff Photo. ItijuredGreeneCountyMan's CropHarvested byNeighbors CARROLLTON — Relatives and neighbors of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Koster met at their home Thursday morning and harvested 35 acres of corn. Koster were Joe Frank, Bill Hobson, Ward Hobson, Bob Singleton, Charles Lake, Ben Lake, John Wetstein, George Goeddey, John was unable to harvest the crop Carter Jr., Eugene Steinacher, because of bums which he re- j Henry Steinacber, F. Schnett- ceived on both hands and one goec ke, Arthur Schnettgoecke, leg the first of the week when his tractor exploded and caught fire as he was picking corn. The men began work early Thursday morning and had finished the 35 acres by eleven a. m., after which they attended a Jim Hartman, Irwin Johnson, Lawrence Ostermann, Vincent Becker, John C. Koster, Edward Huyear, Clement Koster, Arthur Carter, Roger Carter, David Carter, Harland Shannon, Raymond, Tepen, Vincent Tepen, potluck dinner prepared by the | Fin , prof{ Jofi w [women of the neighborhood and | George ^ Shir , £d . As an example, the theme of served at the Koster home. j wards> Venj(m Reynolds Fritz "Super Markets" might go like the lost baby in the isles, a robber coming into the market, and the police winning by capturing the bad man. These are just things the students observe in everyday life, and if put to music the creative abilities of the children is put to use as well as getting to sing, which is, the prime purpose in the grade school music program. Each class in the Unit 8 sys- $237.56 it was announced at a \ W, Siiddos. Thi> new vice president white elephant sale amounted tojspyville were DuHadway and John!, pm has at 'i oa , t one-half hour """" ' -' -'W. Suddos. The new vico president of ' singing a week . In of the organization elected at the mooting Ls Allen Watt of Winchester and the secretary is William Vogt of CarroUton, The Tri County Bar Association, composed of attorneys in Jersey, Greene and Scott counties will be host at the 1957 meeting of the Federation of Local Bar Associations. DuHadway served as the first president of the Tri County Association, which was formed in 1955. Mcclora MEDORA - C. C. Aydelott, St. Louis, spent Wednesday with his mother, Mrs. Bess Carter. The Rev. Robert Callison attended a meeting in St. Louis the ,. , ,. _ ., . first of the week and attended i ^« . M .1' ?"f. * Ir ": ° e °!?! ^ the state Baptist Convention in, Joliet Thursday and Friday. Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Skinner meeting Wednesday night. The 40 Rotarians, including four guests, listened as Wilmer Trimpe passed the introduction of the speaker to Irving Friberg who introduced Kermit Hardin, speaker of the evening. During his part of the program, Hardin illustrated his talk on his trip and teaching experience in France with color slides. They included scenes from France and neighboring countries where he visited, Guests at the meeting were Willard F 1 a g g, Edwardsville, Harry Nevlin and O. D. Smith, Alton and Warner Wood River. Coffman, Three Bethalto Area Residents Reported Hurt BETHALTO Wood River Township Hospital reported three persons in the area injured Thursday. They were Lawrence Gibles Jr., 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Gibles, Rt. 1, Bethalto, who injured the end of his index finger on his right hand when he got it caught in the family washing machine. Donald Emcle, 16, ^on of Mr. and Airs. Wesley W. Kmde, 536 Purk Dr., Bethalto, had his right hand X-rayed because of an injury received playing football. William H. Hausmun, a student, at Cottage Hills grade school, had an X-ray of his right, thumb after he fell on his hand while playing. Revival Under Way At Fidelity Church •FIDELITY - A revival began Oct 15 at the Fidelity Pentecost- addition to the time spent with Velligan tbe individual teachers are responsible for some additional training in music. In the opinion of Velligan everything depends upon the point of view and attitude of the classroom teacher. If they regard music as a technical specialty, then they* cannot do much with it. However, if they remember that the technical aspects of music are far from being its most important part, that music reading in particular is of minor importance then the classroom teacher will get her children to sing. Should lie Routine Children ought to have varied and family, Mr. and Medford and family, Mr. and Mrs. John Eyers and son, returned to Hamilton Thursday G( ' dfl 'f' a " d M «- »«»» Howe » ... . . . . ' flnn nnnpntpr Minmiynn TVin after visiting with relatives here. Miss Carol Jea'n Turner is and daughter, Michigan. The children of George Medford are spending the remainder of the «^_rlngjtrom polio. Men who assisted with the work musical experiences and activities involving no specialized difficulties or problems, according to the grade school music director. He places a large part of the music education of the grade school children on the classroom teacher. "I will always be available to guide and encourage and provide resources and ideas. The classroom teacher must put these ideas into practice while the children have time during the day." With a wide variety of teaching in the background Velligan has chosen grade school activi- ites over higher grades because of the interest in writing operettas and seeing the creative process work at the start of their music education. Prior to joining the faculty of Unit 8 he was on the staff of a private school. The newness of his ideas on teaching has caught on in tills vicinity very well. Other teachers who have had several years in this system speak highly of the new enthusiasm and participation in the grade school music education. The first assembly at Cottage Hills School Oct. 2 was excellent, rewarding and stimulating and was suggested by Doyle Me- Daniel, principal of the school. He agrees with Velligan that the idea is not to provide extra time for musical activities, but to utilize the time available to the best advantage. Koster. Jack Ballard. Bob Logan, John Voiles, Bill Wagner, Nelson Snidle, Bill Voiles, Fred Costello, Joe Steinacher, Robert Steinacher, John Steinacher, Andrew Kirbach, Joe Johnson, Charles Hartman and Frank Hartman. Receives FFA Award CARROLLTON Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wagner have returned home from Kansas City where Wagner svas one of 365 young men to receive the American Farmer Degree, one of the highest honors of the Future Farmers of America organization. The award includes a gold key, a certificate and a check for $100 from the National FFA Foundation and was made Oct. 16 at the National FFA Convention held in Kansas City. Present in Kansas City with Mr. and Mrs. Wagner were his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Wagner of this city and Mr. and Mrs. Guy Petty. Petty is the vocational agriculture teach- ev in the local school and sponsor of the local FFA Chapter. Five Queen Candidates Carrollton Sets Stage For School Homecoming CARROLLTON - Janet Roster, Jeannie Dotson, Kay Koster, Karen Jones and Patricia Young are the candidates for the 1956 Homecoming Queen of the Carrollton Community Unit High School. The queen will be elected by popular vote of the student body. Her identity will be kept secret until the coronation at a homecoming dance Friday, Oct. 26, in the gymnasium of the new high school building. The new queen will be announced and also crowned by the retiring queen, Miss Bonnie Turpin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Turpin, and a member of the junior class of the school. Carroll Wayham, a graduate of the Carrollton Community Unit High School, who has been a member of the chorus at the Municipal Opera in St. Louis for several summers, will be the featured soloist for the coronation ceremonies. The daace music will be furnished by the Ronnie Klaus orchestra. Miss Janet Koster is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Koster and is a junior. Miss Jeannie Dotson, a senior, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Dotson of Eldred. Miss Kay Koster, a sophomore, is the daughter of Mr. Bessie Koster, and Miss Karen Jones, also a sophomore, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Jones. Miss Patricia Young, a junior, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Young. Preceding t h e homecoming dance and the crowning of the new queen the Homecoming football game will be played against White Hall. Also on the final day of the Homecoming activities will be the homecoming parade beginning at 2 p.m. The theme for the floats and for windows of the business houses this year is "Rock and Roll." Judges for the parade are Mrs. Richard Ciller, Tom Carmody and Joe Hartman and the windows of the business houses will be judged by art students of the school. Floats will assemble at the new high school and the parade route will be from the high school north to Pine street, west to Route 67, week with relatives in Alton. Mr. and Mrs. William Fitzgerald and family, Alton, were visitors Wednesday evening of Mr. and Mrs. David McKee Sr. Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Lange will arrive Saturday for a weekend visit with Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Voorhees. Mrs. Nelson Robinson and her father, J. W. IJOWB, took Mrs. Lowe back to the Barnes clinic in St. Louis for further treatment, Tuesday, , Mrs, Boss Carter spent Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. Russell Carter, Chesterfield. Mrs, Nellie Warner and Mrs, C. N. Bartow were in Alton Thursday. Glenn Summers, Springfield, visited Wednesday at the home of his parents the Rev. ancf Mrs. W. A. Summers, The Rev. and Mrs. Elmer Merritt and Mrs. W. A. Summers attended a church convention in St, Louis Wednesday. ol Church and will continue for| Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Print! two weeks. The Rev. Albert Sto-' Sr., moved this week into the roy of Ncwburg, Mo., Is the evan- properly they purchased from gehst. Services are at 7:30 p.m. Gerald Gleason. (CST) dally. Mrs. Maude Cox ofj Guests Wednesday evening of Kane is pastor, | Mr. and Mrs. Colonel H e a J e y GLASSES NEED ADJUSTMENT?? To be comfortable your glasses need regular adjustments. No matter where you purchased your glasses we will be happy to check them over ... / NO CHARGE FOR ADJUSTMENTS COME IN TODAY . . , -, , . .-, ,. u .. Charles J, (Chuck) Heitz REMEMBER, See Your Eye Physician (M.D.) and tfcen see Mr. Helfe at the Heitz Optical Co. For Your Glasses 614 E. Third St., Alton, Illinois. (Next to Wedge Biuik i'urklng Lot.) HOURS 9 to 5 DAILY PHONE 6-ma C'qinuletelService ,,. Kyeglasi Prescription* filled ,., Lennes Duplicated ... Frames fitted. ALVIN H. PETITT Republican Candidate for State's Attorney Of Jersey County, Illinois. ELECTION: NOVEMBER 6,1956 Paragraphs 341 and 342 of Chapter 38 of the CRIMINAL CODE of the 1955 ILLINOIS REVISED STATUTES provide as follows: "Par. 341. Whoever, In any room, saloon, inn, tavern, shed, booth or building or enclosure or in any part thereof operates, keeps, owns, rents or uses any clock, joker, tape or SLOT MACHINK or any other device upon which money is staked or hazarded or into which money is paid or played upon chance, or upon the result of the action of which money or other valuable tiling is staked, bet, hazarded, won or lost, shull upon conviction for the FIRST OFFKNSE be FINED NOT LESS than ONK HUNDRED ($100) DOLLARS, and for the SECOND OF- FKNS1C he FINKD NOT LESS than FIVE HUNDRED ($500) DOLLARS imd he CONFINED in the COUNTV JAIL for NOT LESS than SIX (6) MONTHS, and for the THIRD OFFENSE shall be FINED NOT LESS than FIVE HUNDRED ($500) DOLLARS and he IMPRISONED la the PENITENTIARY NOT LESS than TWO (8) YEARS nor more thllli FOUR (4) YEARS. "Par. 34'i. Every clock, tape machine, SLOT MACHINE or other machine or device for the reception of money on chance or upon the action of which money is staked, hazarded, bet, won or lost U hereby DECLARED a GAMHUNG DEVICE and shall he SUBJECT to SEIZURE, CONFISCATION and DESTRUCTION by any tnu- nlclpul or other local authority within whose jurisdiction the same may be found." The only thing that stands between the OPERATORS of the "ONE ARMED BANDITS" and the PENITEN* TIARY is the "OSTRICH like" action of OFFICIALS WHO REFRAIN and REFUSE to PROSECUTE. IF I AM ELECTED STATE'S ATTORNEY, there will be NO OPERATION of ANY "ONE ARMED BANDITS" ANY PLACE in th» CITY or COUNTY, (Your Vole and Influence Will Bt Appreciated) north to South Main street, west to Sixth street, north to North Main Street, east to Third Street and south to the high school. The annual pep rally and bonfire will be held at the football field Thursday, Oct. 25, at 8 p.m. The annual Homecoming celebration will open officially Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 1:30 p.m. when the cast of the Junior class play, "Goodbye My Fancy," will present a matinee for the children of grades 6, 7 and 8 at the high school gymnasium. The play will be presented to the public Wednesday at 8 p.m. Music will be played between acts by the members of the high school dance orchestra, directed by Miss Val Berry. Members of the cast on "Good bye My Fancy" are Linda Owens Larry Gillingham, John Skaggs Joyce Flatt, Connie Koster, Mar garet Shaw, Sue Snidle, Sandra Baldwin, Sandra Riechmann Frances Schnelt, Bonnie Turpin Martha Hartwick, Marilyn Pruitt Betty Wollemveber, Robert Cam erer. Robert Havelka, Richarc Pohlman, Joe Clark, Howard Shaw and Tom Anderson. The play is directed by Miss Elizabeth of the high school fac ulty. 4 Hawaiian Delegates To Visit FFA at Carrollton CARROLLTON — Carrollton Community Unit High School Future Farmers of America Chapter, which is a one of seven Gold Emblem chapters in the state of Illinois, will be hosts Oct. 24 to four FFA delegates from Hawaii. The delegates will visit the local chapter, have lunch in the school cafeteria and visit the farms of Joe Wagner and Delmar Reif, eac of whom have received the American Farmer Degree. The Hawaiian delegation plan to attend a green hand initiation at the FFA Chapter in Roodhouse and also to attend a Rotary meeting, visit a farm machinery plant at Shelbyvill and take part in united nation assembly program in Waverly Carrollton Notes CARROLLTON — Mr. an Mrs. Max Vorhies of St. Louis Mrs. Carl Vorhies and daughter Donna, of this city were guest Wednesday of Mr. and Mrs. John Grizzle. Miss Mary Hyde, student nurse at the Alton Memorial Hospital returned to Alton Thursday, hav ini, spent two days with her par ents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hyde Mrs. Roy Rollins of Laura HI., is spending this week with Carrollton GOP Rally Tuesday CARROLLTON. — Republican fate and county candidates will peak at the Republican rally, vhich will be held In the form f a potluck supper, Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 6:30 p.m. In Knights f Columbus Hall on South Main treet. In addition to the talks by the candidates, oilier entertainment s also being provided. The rally sponsored by the Greene bounty Republican Committee, he Greene County Republican Voman's Club, and the Greene County Republican Club. Church Services CARROLLTON — Dr. M. C. Jallenger, academic dean of Shurtleff College, will speak at he Sunday services at Baptist hurch. Dr. Ballenger will speak at the 10:45 a. m. service on "If You Were Dean". The adult choir will sing. Sunday evening Dr. Ballenger'S opic will be "The Sleeping Giant" and the men's chorus of .he church will sing. The church will observe "Laymen's Day" in the two services. The pastor, the Rev. Glenn Mans, will be absent at both services. He and his wife are attending the Baptist State Convention in Joliet and will return home late Sunday evening. A layman will speak in observance of "Laymen's Sunday" in the Presbyterian church, of which the Rev. Elmer L. Setterlund is pastor. New members will be received into the church at this service. The Rev. Robert Pitsch will speak at the 10:45 a. m. service Sunday at the Methodist Church The Methodist Youth Fellowship will meet at 7:30 p. m. Sunday, with Carl Moushon as leader. Carrollton Notes CARROLLTON — Mr. and Mrs. Neil Carrico and daughter, Sue Ellen, plan to leave Wednesday for Milbank, S. D., where they will spend 10 days with their cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Davenport. Mr. and Mrs. Leven M.Dowdall returned home Tuesday from a vacation spent in Normal, 111., with their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brannan, and their son and daughter- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Dowdall Jr. They also visited in Gibson City with their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Famsworth. A reunion of the immediate family of Mr. and Mrs. Dowdall was held Sunday at the new home of Mr. and Mrs. Farnsworth which has just been completed this summer. Mr. and Mrs. John Killinger of Franklin Park and Mrs. Virgil Catlin of Maywood will be weekend guests of their brothers-in- law and sisters, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Carter and Mr. and Mrs. William Bridgewater Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Garrison spent Monday at Springfield. her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Petty. '0 \

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