Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on October 24, 1956 · Page 2
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 2

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, October 24, 1956
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TWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24195$ 100 To 500 Hours 28 Citations Awarded State Hospital Volunteers Twenty-eSsht citations for from j 100 to more thnn 500 hours ofj volunteer service were Riven to! individuals at Alton State HOS-: pital Tuesday night rlurlne its: annual mvanls program. j Hiph on tin- lift «"•« Mrs -! Theodore Marth of Hills.) with more than 500 hours of; assistance for the last yenr. Mr. j Mnrth received another for 50 h< urs. j Five organizations received i recognition for sponsorship of proprams in cottages on the hos-; pita! grounds. The group Rtlrnding thr ceremonies hoard from Alfred Slirrr, assistant deputy director of vol- ui teer services for the slate Department of Public Welfare, a report that in some respects participation in this work had almost doubled in the p;ist year. In June, 3955. said SHcer, 670 volunteers were enrolled in the state program, along with 339 groups (two or more individuals who will assume responsibility for a cottage's program). In June, 1956, the number of individual volunteers had risen 1o 815, a gain of 21.9 per cent;' and the number of groups to 667, up 96.7 per cent. The number of individuals now exceeds 900, he said. In the 1955-56 period groups and individuals spent 105,586 hours of sen-ice. And, he added, "Even the em- ployes, if we had enough of them, can't give the kind of sen'ice volunteers have to offer—that of re-establishing the patients' relations with the commnuity." He pointed out: that volunteers —who must qualify for service with at least 10 hours of orientation course—not only visited patients in the hospitals and performed services for them on the grounds, but accompanied them on bus trips to functions in the communities and even had them as guests in their own homes. Dr. Simon and Miss Rosemary Farrell, superviser of volunteer services at the "hopsital, made the presentation of awards. Four - hundred hour awards went to Mrs. Marth and Mrs. Loren Wehling. Awards for 30C hours went to Mrs. Marth, Mrs. Wehling, Mrs. Dorothy Laatsch Mrs. Sidn.ey Hiken, and Mrs Bertha Hoppert. Awards for 200 hours went to Mrs. Herbert Ball, Mrs. Hoppert, Mrs. Marth, Mrs. Wehling, Mrs, Hiken, Mrs. Joe Kessler, Mrs. Laatsch, and Mrs. Annette Kluge. Hundred-hour citations went to Mrs. Marth, Mrs. Ball, Mrs. Hiken, Mrs. Sadie Aaronson, Mrs. Harold Downey, Mrs. H. Edward Perkins, Mrs. Arthur Hothe, Mrs. Edward Von Seng Mrs. Mills McGulre, Mrs. John Pistrui, Mrs. Edward Rohlfing, and Mrs. Frank Summers. Organizations receiving wart Bponsorship citations were Con cordla Lutheran Dorcas Society of Cottage Hills, Council of Church Women of Wood River Purple Heart Auxiliary of Easi St. Louis, Trinity Lutheran Lad ies Aid of Alton, and Wood River Women's Club. Optimists Told Of Progress On Boy's Camp Alton Police Sgt. William Petersen Tuesday night at Hotel Stratford told members of the Alton Optimist Club of progress at Alton Police Boys' Camp on Mill Creek. He said more lane is to be bought and new buildings are nearing completion. He expressed the hope the camp wil be in full operation in 1957. Petersen said that, on a recent visit to Washington, D.C., he hac talked to representatives of police departments in some cities of 34 statq^ and not one of them reported having a boys' camp Which could compare with tha' sponsored by the Alton depart went. The Optimist business session was conducted by Veo Sutton Vice Governor Jack Reed introduced the speaker. Two Altonians Suffer Injuries To Hands Hand Injuries requiring hospl tal treatment were suffered by two Altonians Tuesday. Victims of both mishaps were treated in the emergency room of St. Jo seph's Hospital and then dis missed. They were Robert W Schrlmpf, 3507 Biscnyne Blvd. president of Piasa Motor Fuels and Plasa Oils Transport Co. Who Incurred burns to his left hand when hot asphalt with which he was working splashed on him. Paul Clifford, 52, of 200 Fron gt,, wa» the other patient treated for a hand injury. He suffered a laceration to his right middle finger. Also treated at the hospital and then dismissed were Gordon J. ftubeiwteln, 2H, of 344 Dry St, who sustained a laceration of his left eyebrow In a fall, and Patricia Ann Roto, 11, 511 State St., who was bitten on the right leg by a dog. India Has Suez Canal Plan, Report NKW DELHI. India u*—India i set forth today a proposed Suez; settlement based on cooperation i between Ihc Egyptian Suez dual | Authority and "« users assix-.ia- i Uon." I A government spokesman said' the plan has been broached to the parties concerned by India's roving ambassador V. K. Krishna Menon during his receipt trips toj Cairo, London and United Nations headquarters in New York. The spokesman declined to say whether any country concerned had accepted the Indian plan. British Foreign Secretary Sel- \vyii Lloyd hinted in London Tuesday that Britain might accept a compromise settlement of he Suez dispute if the interests of user nations were safeguarded by Egypt. The Indian proposal closely resembled the recently passed U.N. Security Council resolution. It was >ased on the convention of 188 under which the waterway had aeen operated until Egyptian President Nasser nationalized it July 26. India proposed the 1888 convention be revised to provide: 1. Maximum tolls to be levied by Egypt. 2. Egyptian responsibility for maintenance and development of the canal in accordance with modern requirements. 3. Egypt to give the U. N. an annual report on her Suez Canal Authority. The Indian scheme said that in case of disagreement on the tolls, the matter should be referred to arbitration. Writ Halts Picketing At 2 Auto Firms JERSEYVILLE— Picketing of two Jerseyville motor sales firms was ended during Tuesday night and this morning by a temporary injunction issued Tuesday evening at Carlinville by Circuit Judge L. E. Wilhite. During Tuesday night and this morning copies of the writ were served on picketers at Hutton Motor Co., and Sunderland Motor Co., complainants in the injunction proceedures. Defendants were designated as members of Teamsters & Chauffeurs local 525 and District No. 9, Machinists Union. While the court writ stopped picketing of the two complaining firms, picketing continued today at the Smith Buick Agency and at a service station owned by the proprietor of the agency. A hearing on the injunction, before Judge Wilhite, was set for Nov. 8 in Jerseyville. Tivo Injured In 3-Car Crash On State St. Another collision series "In line of traffic" was added to the police traffic accident file after a 3-car crash on State street, at Jefferson, at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday, which resulted in injury tp two persons. According to the report, Louis G. Jun, northbound in State, stopped his sedan because foot- bail players were crossing the street on their way to West Junior High School. Miss Martha J. Begnel of 913 Logan St. stopped her coach to the rear of Jun's car. Then a convertible driven by Andrew Dale Wiser, 24, of 501 St. Louis Ave., East Alton, collided with the rear of Miss Begncl's coach which, in turn, bumped Jun's sedan. Police took Wiser to St. Joseph's Hospital. He had suffered a head bruise and police were told he would be admitted because of possible concussion. Miss Begnel, according to the report, complained of pain about her neck and shoulders, and also suffered contusions about her left '-nee and back, Police Chief Heafner recently called attention to the increasing number of n otorvehicle mishaps "in line of traffic," " Letter Carriers At Edwardsville Meet EDWARDSV1LLE — A nominating committee was appointed to select t slate of officers for the coming year during the business meeting of the National Association of Letter Carriers Auxiliary Tuesday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Daet-hm. Mrs. C. B. Churchill presided at the business meeting. A discussion on the candidates appointed for tlie coming election was held. > Adlai Says Ike Cuddles Big Firms By JACK BKI.L j NEW YORK t/tV-Adlni E. Strv-! tiisiin said today thr Kiswhowrr j administration has "confnsrd urn-• nine friendship for business with ; snuggling intimacy toward a ff\v of its pinnls." "\Vr Democrats . . . reject the. idrM of !\n America in \vliirli | everyone is on tlie payroll of a few i giant corpora lions." he rtcrlarH in a speech prepared for a luncheon of businessmen supporters. The Democralic presidential j nominee contended, at the start, ot 12-hour schedule ot rallies in thp city and surrounding counties, i that because of Republican poll- j ties small business is b e i n g j "squeezed by the growing giants, buffeted by the merger movement, strangled by high interest rates t! I Haps Foreign Policy i Stevenson's shift to discussion! of Republican economic actions: came after a whip-cracking as- j sault on President Eisenhower's! foreign policies, and on Secretary j of State Dulles and Vice President i Nixon, before a cheering throng in Madisort Square Garden Tuesday night. The partisan, banner-waving crowd filled all seats affording, a view of the speaker. Democratic leaders said 18.000 were on hand. Several hundred seats, blocked oft by platform installations, remained empty. None were turned j away as in 1052 when Stevenson | spoke in the Garden. j The crowd alternately cheered sallies against Eisenhower and booud mention of Dulles and Nixon. Stevenson himself had drawn j some scattered boos among the cheers from a small crowd of bystanders as he left his hotel to drive to the Garden. But the audience in the hall gave him one of the biggest welcomes of his campaign. Livestock Prices East St. Louis NATIONAL STOCK YARDS, 111. <ffl—(USDA) — Hogs 11,000; mixed grade barrows and gilts 15.50-75; most 1-2 190-240 Ib 15.75-16.00; about 60 head mostly No 1 to 16.25; mixed grade 150-170 Ib 14.50-15.50; 120-140 Ib 13.00-14.25; sows 1-3 400 Ib down 14.50-15.00; heavier sows mostly No 3 14.00-50; boars over 250 Ib 10.00-12.00; lighter weights 12.50-13.00. Cattle 4,500, calves 1,300; early sales standard and good slaughter steers 17.00-23.00; few high good and low choice 23.50-24.25; few standard and good heifers and mixed yearlings 16.00-22.00; utility and commercial cows 10.00-12.50; few 13.00; canners and cutters mostly 7.50-10.00; utility and commercial bulls 11.00-13.00; good and choice vealers 19.00-22.00; few choice and prime 23.00-25.00; standard and good vealers 14.00-19.00; few standard and good slaughter calves 11.00-15.00. Charles Beazley Rites Scheduled Thursday Funeral services for Charles Beazley, retired Standard Oil Co. employe, will be conducted Thursday at.9 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church. Burial will be in National Cemetery. The rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. today at Staten Funeral Home. Among survivors is a daughter, Sister Mary Valerius, a teacher in St. Peter's grade schooj Jn Belleville. New freedom Polish Premier Reminds His Country To Be Equal By COUV KROST WARSAW l/T) — Premier Josef Cyrankicwicz reminded the Russians forcefully today Poland's relations with the Soviet Union in the future will br based on full (-qualify. His address to Par- lirirnenl followed reports thai Soviet Communist boss Nikila S. Khrushchev hud bnrked down in his quarrel with the Poles and npologi/pd. Rpsponsiblo sources also report- Ex-County Seat Police Chief Dies Occasional Showers LI.K— Form,',- K,l- i od Strtan Cardinal Wy.s/ynski. thn \ wardsvillc Po , ice chjo[ August II., Roman Catholic primate of P«-1 ,j igSPrs , Sophlkf, fiO. dir-d nt 7:P,0 j Innci, will be released in a fo\v, a.m. today al SI. Joseph's days if the situation in Poland «.n-. pi)al< A]](m _ w , )( , 1 . ( , , ]p ,,.„, ,„,,,„ titnies quiet, patient since siifferiiv Khrushchev report wily apolo- i ^^ ]\| onc ] nv gi/eri for n hitter Soviet attack on ' ' ' the Polish press and called off Soviet military pressure that hadj been placed on tlie new Polishj w;rv _ wl regime. The Soviet Communist boss ap parently yielded with only minor reservations to the demand of Poland's new leaders for socialism without Moscow domination. Polish-Soviet relations immediately improved. Authoritative sources said the Russian leader bucked down completely from his demand that Moscow-picked men retain a voice in Poland's Communist leadership. The informants said the surrender came in a telephone call from a heart at- of Ldwardsville an, a ' Valfnn ' , Ml \ Socl ! ke years f s ^ < )ol ' ce chief and was employed as a radio dispatcher at tUe sheriff's office U . A UorU ' Khrushchev mulka, new to Wladyslaw Go- boss; oC the Polish Communist party, Tuesday afternoon. It was made in the midst of waves of bitter anti-Soviet demonstrations inside Poland. SehoolLunch Grand Jury Probe Opens EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Grand Jury today apparently -launched an investigation into alleged overcharges by the Dunbar Co. of Springfield on transportation of federal surplus foodstuffs to school districts in Madison County for their lunch program. Observed outside its quarters vhen 'the grand jury went into session this morning on the Courthouse third floor were secretaries of school boards in several areas of the county. Districts whose board of education secretaries were expected to be called as witnesses before the grand jury during today's session included Alton, Bethalto, Madison and Granite City. Principal of an Edwardsville Parochial school, as sponsor of tlie federal-aid lunch program there, also reportedly was to be a witness. WithlioldAnnouncement On School Referendum EDWARDSVILLE—The board of Directors of Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce heard a report from a special committee Monday night, but members have decided not to make a public announcement of this recommendation at this time, it was reported late Tuesday afternoon. A chamber report said the local group will present its findings and recommendations to the board of education and will wait for the unit seven school board to release the proposal. radio station at the county .iail for P. number of years until his final illness. j He served as police chief here ACH'SO/ from 1933 until 1941, and then from 1949 until 1952 during administrations of former Mayor William C. Straube. He also was employed as • a guard at. Western Cartridge Co. i plant at East Alton for eight years, * Show low T*mp«ro»ure$ WEATHER BUREAU FORECAST—Showers, with snow at higher elevations, arc expected tonight in the Pacific northwest. Showers also are. forecast for the western Great LaKes area. It will be generally cooler in the northern half of the nation; warmer in the lower Mississippi Valley.—AP Wirephoto Map. and was radio dispatcher at the jail for three years. Mr. Soehlke, a member of St. Boniface Church, resided at 42 Circle Dr. He was born here Feb. 6, 18%, a son of the late Herman and Josephine Levora Soehlke. He was married here Nov. 30, 1915, to Miss Gertrude Hanvey, who survives. Other survivors are two sons, August Jr., Collinsville, and Robert T., Edwardsville; a daughter, Miss Lorene Soehlke, also of Edwardsville; two brothers, John B. Soehlke of Edwardsville and Raymon \V. Soehlke, Alton; a sister, Mrs. Rudolph H. (Marie) Stille, Edwardsville; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services are to be conducted at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary's Church by the Rev. Father George E. Faller, pastor of St. Boniface Church, with the rosary to be recited at 8 p.m. Friday at Straube Funeral Home, where friends may call after 7 p. m. Thursday. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. An elephant will drink about 50 gallons of water a day. On Bluffs For River Road Blasting of rock on the bluffs just west of Alton at the Mississippi Lime Co. property was slated for mid-afternoon today. O. J. Knapp, vice president of the firm, said the charge of dynamite would be small and the purpose of the blast was to remove a section of rock — not in tlie bluff face — which is in the way of the right-of-way for the McAdams Memorial highway. "We just thought we'd clear off a projection there to make way for the river road," Knapp said. "We thought it would be a good idea to announce it so people would know if they heard the explosion on the riverfront there. There hasn't been any blasting there for years, and they might wonder." Auto Fire on Broadway Slight damage to paint on the hood of an automobile owned by A. N. Sullivan, Fairview drive, was caused when fire followed a carburetor flash as the car was at the curb in the 100 block of E. Broadway shortly before 1 p.m. today. Storm Sends Wheat Higher By WILLIAM FKRR1S CHICAGO ff — A storm kicking up dust in tlie Southwest sent wheat futures higher on the Board of Trade today. While the advance met resistance, several contracts managed to go into new high ground. The rest of the grain market was highly erratic. Soybeans were unable to hold early gains. The Weather Bureau reported a Great Plains storm was "causing high winds over a huge area from Mexico to Canada and from the Rockies to the Missouri Valley." Grain houses received reports of Riles at Kainpsville For Mrs. Benz Funeral Extended Forecast For Alton Vicinity Nkon Takes Campaign To Illinois fty JOB ItAtt EN ROUTE WITH NIXON, 5ft Illinois /P—Vice President Nixori opens two days of intensive campaigning in Illinois today seeking to nail down a state where Republicans are worried about effects of a scandal in tlie state administration. The vice president whistle-stops clear across the stale from south to north today, then leaves his train for a well-filled day in the Chicago area Thursday. He is understood to feel that the widely publicized embezzlement cnse involving former Republican Stnte Auditor Orvillp E. Hodge has mnde uncertain otherwise rosy prospects for the GOP in the home state of Democratic presidential nominee Arilai E. Stevenson. KAMPSVILLE services for Mrs. Benz were conducted by the Rev. John Ratchford at St. Anselm's Church Monday. Burial was in the Benz Family Cemetery. Mrs. Benz was the former Elizabeth Baumann, daughter of Martin and Rcgina Grumlich Baumann, and was the widow of Albert Benz. She was' bom in the Kampsville Community and I most of her life was spent in the Silver Creek neighborhood. Survivors are one son, Martin, and one sister, Mrs. Trauff- ler. Hodge was the Republican nominee to succeed himself as auditor until the state cheek scandal brok* in July. He now is serving federal j and stnlq prison terms after plead- Illinois — Temperatures will i ing guilty to charges growing out throe to six degrees > of misuse of about I 1 : million dollars in slate funds. Tlie vice president gave a clu« average Elizabeth i nbovp nornial . SIX Normal ma.xi- south. ! 42 south. Only minor changes until cooler around the weekend. Precipitation will averago .10 to .50 inches as seattf-rfrl showers Thursday auri around SaHi'rdny. mum is 59 north to 67 Normal minimum is 39 north to Tuesday at Kalomazoo. Mich., to how he will handle this issue. A heckler displayed a sign call- inn attention to the Hodge case. The vice president took no direct nr.rir-e of this but commented that "j.i any administration as big aj thi c 1,110 nl oithi'r thr state or na- tiiinal li'vrl y;>u'!I find pcrsoni The atmosphere of Mars has little, if any oxygen. C'hcck Stolen Theft of a $19.50 unemployment compensation check from her mail box was reported to the police Tuesday afternoon by guilty of violation of the public trust. "Hut when wr find dishonesty, we clean it up rather than cover Bessie Whitlock of 60T Belle St.: 1 ' l!p l She related that when she went ; which contained her check had to her mail box at her place of! been torn open and that the 1 residence she found the envelope '' check was blowing dust. Estimated carlot receipts at Chi* cago: wheat 17, corn 212, oats 2, rye none, barley 12 and soybeans 22. CHICAGO IP — No wheat. Corn No 2 yellow 1.32%-33; No 3 1.29%31%; No 4 1.21%; sample grade yel low 1.12. No oats. No soybeans. Soybean oil 12%-13; Soybean meal 45.50-46.00. Barley nominal: Malting choice 1.30-45; feed 98-1.08. High Low Close Prev.Close Wheat Dec 2.33% 2.32 2.33%-% 2.32% Mar 2.3814 2.36% 2.37%-Ts 2.37V* May 2.37% 2.36% 2.37%-% 2.37% Jly 2.29% 2.27% 2.28%-% 2.27% Sep 2.31 2.29% 2.30% 2.29% Corn Dec 1.38% 1.37% 1.37%-% 1.37% Mar 1.427s 1.42 1.42-42% 1.42% May 1.46 1.45 1.45-45% 1.45% Jly 1.47% 1.46% 1.46% 1.47U Sep 1.45 1.44% 1.44% 1.45% Oats Dec .80% .79% .79%-80 Mar .81% .81% .mi .81% May .81% .80% .81% .81 Jly .76% .75% .75% .75% Sep .76% .76% .76% .76 Rye Dec Mar May Jly (THIRD AND PIASA, ALTON; SHOP THURSDAY 9 lo 5 1.59 1.57 1.57% 1.58% 1.63% 1.61% 1.61% 1.62% 1.63% 1.62% 1.62%-% 1.63 1.58 1.55% 1.56V4-% 1.57% Soybeans Nov 2.46% 2.43 2.43U-43 2.45% Jan 2.51% 2.48 2.48%-48 2.49% Mar 2.55 2.52 2.52%-52 2.53% May 2.57% 2.54% 2.54%-55 2.56% Jly 2.57% 2.55 2.55 2.56% Produce Prices — Produce and At St. Louis ST. LOUIS live poultry: Eggs, consumer grades, AA large 41-43. THIRD AND PIASA, ALTON; SHOP THURSDAY 9 TO 5 S! •» i R & K brightens your fall outlook with WATERCOLQR WOOL Wonderful, the way, melting color lifts your spirits — as you'll discover when you slip into our fresh-from-the-paintbox wool! Seen in October's fashion magazines, its Empire lines ore destined to fit right in with your holiday plans. Choose honey, azure blue or pink wool flannel, softened with fur. Sizes 10-18, with fully lined skirts. $ 25 CHICAGO EVANSTON OAK PARK EVERGREEN GARY JOLIET ALTON PROPORTIONED Jack Winter man-taffon wool flannel to your height... givei you "cujtom fit" ilaeki «t any height. And true to hit fame, he payt careful attention to such details as a tlimmmg hi-rise belt 'n' loop waist, an inner. grip band to keep blouie in. Tapered for that "leggy" look in char brpwn, char or medium gray. $1Q95 TINY up to 5' 2" sizes 8-16 'TWEEN 5' 3" to 5' 6" sizes 8-20 TALL 5' 7" and over sizes 12-20 :«ICAGO J5VANSTON OAK PARK EVERGREEN OAR? JOLTET ALTON

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