Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on October 26, 1956 · Page 11
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 11

Alton, Illinois
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Friday, October 26, 1956
Page 11
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1956 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE ELEV1 Comity Scat City Attorney Lands Manager Plan ETAVARDSVILLE-F. Ritchie Gibbons. Edwardsville city attorney, told member? of the Hi-Y club Thursday night that the rouneil-manaper form was the most democratic and efficient lorm of municipal government. He WHS the Rucst speaker when tbe group held its regular meeting in the Y1VCA here. Gibbons said a city manager puls a trained professional in rharue of city services and makes him responsible at all limes to the city council. The city-manager form, Gibbons said, immeasureably increases the public's chances of enjoying clean, effective and responsive government. New Telephone Gadgets Shown At County Seat KDWARDSVILLE — Fred V.'iedenmnnn, of the Illnois Bell THepnne Co. entertained Rotnr- ians Thiirsday at p noon meet- inc with a demonstration of ad-1 \am-cd telephone equipment. | Principal exhibits were the sol-j ar battery and the transistor! tube. Wicdem.inn was int"oduc-| orl by Ken E\ e r s, program! chairman. President Roy Fruit announced that the Kdwardsville Rotary; Club placed fourth in the district j attendance standings, with an! attendance percentage of 96.1 in ! September, i Guests at the meeting Includ-! ed Al P.-iuli. Kd Barnett, Jack! .Morissey, Tom Hamlin. and Ray! Ko-'k of Wood River. Student i puest nt the meeting was Wade! Buckles, i So n lit It ox :a n a South lioxaim Notes j SOUTH ROXAXA - Donald j R;inon. son of Mr. and Mrs. Till-! man Barton of Mel rose Ave. re- i turned Wednesday from a three-' week vacation sppnt in the west, j He visited Mr. and Mrs. John-! son Barton and Mr. and Mrs.! Konald Curtis in Englewood, j Colo. He is employed by the Bar- i ton Lumber Co. j Mr. and Mr*. John Harris of i Missouri Avenue have returned i from a three week vacation spent i v.i;h relatives in California and i touring Western states. They j visited their grandson and-fam-! ily. Mr, and Mrs. John Grason' and twitr sons of San Fernando i nnd with Lew Grason at Suni Va'ley. They visited their daughter and family Mr. and Mrs. John Suirfjes and children at i North Hollywood. They also visited with relatives in Arizona and Oklahoma. j Bob Kessinger. son of Mr. and \ Mrs. Kenneth Kissinger of Mich-! i?an Avenue, is a patient atj Wood River Township Hospital j suffering from injuries received in a football game at Roxana Monday evening between thej Shells and Granite City. Bob' suffered a slight brain concussion and « broken nose. One of the Granite players suffered a broken leg. Will Dedicate St. Bernard's CluircliSimday WOOD RIVER — The Most Rev. William A. O'Conner bishop of the diocese of Springfield, 111., will officiate at special services to be held at St. Bernards Church Sunday to dedicate the new church build- in*, at Fourth and Acton avenues. Participating li the service will be: arch priest, the Rev. William Croke, pastor of St. Matthew's Church, Alton; deacons of honor, the Kev. Joseph Jordan, pastor of St. Joseph's Church, Granite City: and the Rev. James Suddes, St. Mary's Church, Alton; deacons of the mass, the Rev. George Faller, St. Boniface. Edwardsville: sub- deadpm, the Rev. Lawrence Mattingly, St. Elizabeth's, Mitehelf. The Rev. Michael Drlscoll, vice chancellor of the diocerfe will be master of ceremonies. The Rev. Stanley Swiatek of St. Bernard's, will assist as second master of ceremonies. The Rev. Robert Eager, rector of the Cathedral of Springfield, will deliver the sermon. Altar boys will be Jerry Jar- /ybka, Frank Ruecker, Richard! Schneider, Michael Harmon, Donald Cobb, Mark Haynes, Lyndel Leritz, Michael Rice and Douglas Thompson. The six torch bearers will be J. Lavlte, R. Hudock, D. Meyer, T. Hertz, R. Corrigan and J. Neely. St. Bernard's adult choir will sing the "Gregorian Chant" and furnish all the music of the, under the direction of Mrs. Fred Tarcza. Miss Marjorie Rhodes is organist. i The bishop will administer sac-, rament of confirmation at 2:30! p. m. with more than 300 persons j to receive the sacrement. A dinner will be served to' clergy at 5 p. m. and 75 priests j are expected to attend. j The schedule of the regular masses of the day has been changed to the following hours: 6 a. rn.p 7:30 a. m. 8:30 a. m. and 9:150 a. m., i! was announced by the Rev. Father E. J. Douglas, pastor. John "W. Recsor Rites Conducted Funeral services for John \V. Reesor, 51, of Hartford, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday in Edwnrds Street Assembly of God Church by the Rev. J. W. Ellsworth, assisted by the Rev. Archie Stone. Burial was in Valhalla Memorial Park. Mrs. Earl Fletcher was organist and accompanist for Mrs. Leta Huney and Mrs. Norma Grable, who sang two hymns. Pallbearers were Mayor Joseph Stump of Hartford, J. B. Mock, Martin Ferguson, Pete Bond, Cla retire Campbell, and Eldon Stearns. North Alton News On TV I'roRram Three leaders of Girl Scout Troop 39, Mrs. Ralph Maguire, Mrs. Charles Overath and Mrs. John Lock, accompanied the scouts to St. Louis Thursday where they appeared on a TV program. Other mothers who went were Mrs. Donald Bottom. Mrs. James Dean. Mrs. Daniel Brown. Mrs. Fred Jones, Mrs. Robert Levis If, Mrs. Owen Shy and Mrs. Aubrey Bruce They had refreshments en route home. AWt) Auxiliary I'nrty Members, husbands and friends of the American War Dads Auxiliary are invited to attend a combination Dutch Maid benefit and Halloween party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Buckshot, 2420 Kohler St. Tuesday evening. Prizes ' for the prettiest and funniest costumes will be given". Refreshments in keeping with the Halloween season will be served. Those planning to attend may mask if they wish, Mrs. Buckshot said. Halloween Olehrationx Both Sullivan and Ctirran Homes Recreation and Improvement clubs wiU have Halloween celebrations at their respective maintenance rooms. At Sullivan, the event will be held Monday evening, at Curran. Tuesday. Both will begin at 6:30 p.m. Sullivan Homes children will meet at the maintenance building to form rf parade through the area. Following the paradf there will be a treat and a movie provided by the Optimist Club through ef-j forts of Thomas Redman. | Optimists will also serve as judges. Costumes in age groups, 3 to 7; 8 to 12; and 12 up will be judged i by Optimist members, and prizes j awarded for the funniest, prettiest, and ugliest. The Teenager^ will also present prizes in the same classifications for their members. Committee members arp. Refreshment. M e d a m e s Herber} i Hulchinson. Clara Holloway. Marcella Gaston. Charles Sanders. Rosa St. Clair, Anna Mae Fox. James Stevenson. Deborah C o 1 e m a n. Archie Ingram, Earl Miller, William B. Hammonds, Mabel Kimmons; parade. Mrs. John Meeks, Mrs. Archie Ingram, Mrs. Gaston; kitchen. Mrs. Joe Robertson. Teenagers will be marshals andj provide other services. i The movie to be. shown at Cur- • ran, through courtesy of Lewis Waller, will be furnished by Eagles; Lodge, who will also provide jud- j ges for costumes. j Committee is composed of Me-' dames Elmer Zitsman, Charles Brims, Norm a KitzmUler, Mae! Smith, Mary L. Meyers, Hatiie' Hill, Wilma Brown. Avis Moore, Elizabeth Via, Mildred Hunter!; William Williams and Arlene' Reams. A more serious note will be in-! jected into the pro-Halloween i weekend. Curran Homes teenagers j Two Accidents At County Seat EDWARDSVILLE — Two auto accidents which occurred within 40 minutes of each other Thursday night were reported by police this morning. No one was injured in the mishaps. THe firs: occurred In the intersection of St. Louis Street ftnd Coventry place at 10:05 p.m. Cars driven by Boyd Johnson, 19, Rt. 2, Edwardsvitle. and Richard Bow-ens, 908 Klein St., collided. The second accident Occurred at 10:45, police said, in the 300 b.'ock of N. Main street. A parked car owned by B. W. Yount. 42, of 511 Phillapena St. was side-swiped by an unknown vehicle which sp'.'d away after the crash. Clifton Hill Girl Troop Has Hallotveen Party GODFREY—Girl Scout troop of Clifton Hill had a Halloween party Thursday night, at the Legion Home. Prizes were awarded for costumes to the following: Wanda Creeling, for ugliest; Betty Stlr- itx, for funniest: Susan Radcliffe, for prettiest. Games were played and refreshments served. Other members attending were, Pat Stiritz, Helen Jo Martin, Jean Rohling, Judy Diane Denham, Janice Pi- voda, Karen Whittleman. Memory Corzine. Mrs. Roebrt Stiritz, Mrs. William Whittleman are leaders of the troops. Mothers of the members were invited. Mrs. A. J, Wood On Women Voters Board Mrs. A. J. Wood has been ap-1 pointed second vice president of! the Alton League of Women! Voters to fil la vacancy caused ; by resignation of Mts • Larry Gerber, according to an announcement by League Presi dent Mrs. Ambrose Schraeder, during the League's meeting at Hilcrest House Thursday night. Miss Dorothy Gore is the new chairman of the Judicial committee. Mrs. M. R. Huntrerford, welfare chairman, will represent the League at the .Madison County social planning meeting next Monday. The council-manager commit- > tee is to meet Monday evening ', at the home of Mrs. William •Munger, chairman, 549 E. Fourth St. Program for Thursday included a lively discussion of the blue ballot, or revenue amendment, under the leadership of Mrs. Robert Ni^htling- er. Mrs Paul Barnss wnd Mrs. Dorothy Porter were hostesses fur the social hour follcwi.-ig the j.-1-ogram. The next general league meet- Ing-will be Nov. 15 at the Y.WCA with a -iro^ram on the council- manager plan of government. Regional Meeting EAST ALTON - Mrs. Robert Borman and Mrs. William Buckler Sr., president and first vice prpsidcnt of the Senior Woman's Ciub attended the regional meeting of the Illinos federation held at Collinsville, Thursday. Mrs. Borman participated in the pros- j ident's workshop. Airs. Bucker, district art chairman, assisted with the workshop on art. The housefly feeds and breeds most extensively in manure, garbage and fermenting crop wastes. DRESSEL-YOUNG DAIRY GRADE A HOMOGENIZED MILK TELEGRAPH WANT ADS "CLICK" TELEORAPH WANT ADS 'CLICK 1 Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK" ' Another HiU-h BINGHAMTOX, N.Y. !? Thirty-four years ago, Mr. and. Mrs. Sterling D. Lewis of Wat-; ertown were divorced and both' remarried. Their second spouses both died within the past two years. Recently, the couple were married again here. are sponsoring a bake Kile a! Community Music Center, 16?,6 J , 2 Washington Ave., Saturday. The; young people will use all or a< portion of their proceeds to pur-; chase a wheelchair for a child in! the housing area. I ST. CLAIR VARIETY STORE Groceries - Luncheon Meats Dry Cleaning and Bachelor Laundry, Magazines, Rim Developing ROUTE 67 AND GRACE ST, Godfrey, HI. Open 7 Days from 8 A. M. to 9:30 P. M. Bill St. Clair, Proprietor Dial 2-4842 or 3-3040 Alton-Wood River On Rout* 111 — One Special HaHoween DANCE Sat., Oct. 27, 9 to 1 Davy Stroud's Orchestra Prizes for Costumes Come masked for a wonderful time. Members and guest, invited. Sportsman's Club MUe Xorth of Alton THE ALTON AREA'S MOST POPULAR SOFT DRINK , . . as revealed by the 1956 Illinois Consumer Analysis without fillin OHE'S SURE of herself, the girl of today. For, thanks to her wholesome, modern taste for the lighter, less filling foods, she knows her figure's a joy to look at—that her slender waistline does things for her dress. 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