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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1956 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE WINTER STARS APPEARING if ir ir ir ir ir *** Total Eclipse of Moon Night of Nov. 17-18 Mrs. Bowen of Jerseyville Witt Be 90 on Tuesdav MWttttt. 1966 AJOH IPPTI?/^' *~* .JERSEYVILLE. — Mrs. B. H. Rowen, of .Terseyville, will mark her 90th birthday anniversary Oct. 30 and has been feted a» several parties in observance ol t.he occasion. Thursday evening she man's C'lnh attended the regional conference of the Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs Fri- 'ac, <WEST By JAMES STOKLEV Science Service Astronomy Writer (Copyright, 195fi. by Science Service) As we pull the October leaf from the calendar and expose the one for November, there is a corresponding change in the evening skies. The approach of winter is heralded as the constellation of Orion, the warrior, ap- pt-ars above the eastern horizon. This group, and others now visible, are shown on the accompanying maps, which depict the heavens as they appear about ten p.m., your own kind of standard time, at (lie first of Nov.: nine o'clock at the middle and eight at the end. •C Jtorttt which is even EAST* brighter than EAST PHOfNIX f Ua.it Jo H Hi WEST I Mars, and rises about 2:00 a.m. It is followed by Venus, of minus 3.5 magnitude and brightest of all. Mercury a "d Saturn, the other planets that may sometimes be seen with the naked eye, are both too close to the sun in November to be observed. Perhaps the feature of the month's celestial program is a total eclipse of the rroon that occurs during the night of Nov. IV, after midnight In the eastern piirt of the country. This is the third eclipse of the year and the second of the moon. However, it 0 * o • SYMBOLS FOR STARS IN ORDER OF BRIGHTNESS is the first eclipse visible in this am) , hc part of Ihe world. the moon reaches the full phase in November, however, it enters the shadow and for a period of more than an hour its illumination will be cut off. When the sun is totally eclipsed, one must be in the lunar shadow to see (lie 'otal eclpse, but with one of the moon the whole show is visible wherever the moon can be seen. Thus November's event can be seen by people in both Americas, Europe and northwestern Africa, as well as ttie Arctic regions An eclipse occurs when another iKxly comes between a bright .one and one on which its light is The Brightest object shown _ is , shining< For f , x;im ple, the star called Algol, ir, the constellation of Perseus, the champion, seen Aquarius, the water-carrier. Its jn ,, )e nortncastern sky abovc magnitude now is minus one. less | Aurjga r( , a ,, y oonsists of nvo the planet Mars, toward t b e south in the constellation of than a quarter as bright as it \vns at then time of its close approach in September. It is lading separate orbs, revolving around o; ch other. But one is brighter than the other, and every two rapidly as It draws away from days and 2 ]" hours the darker one passes partially in front of earth. Mars is the only planet to bo seen on November evenings. Among the stars, which, unlike the bright one. Thus, light from the bright otic is reduced for a the planets shine with their own [ew hf)Urs Th , s hnpppnSi during light, the brightest is Vega. in !evcnj , )OUrs at the timps giv . Lyra, the lyre, toward the north-| en |n the celeslial time table- west. The second brightest is \ Capella, in Auriga, t h e charioteer, on view in Then come Rigel and Betel- I As the moon travels around "the" northeast". ! the carlh evpry month - H passes the sun at the time of new moon, north or south . .. bul ReneraHy incuse in Orion, in terms of actual brightness. Because they are so low, however, they are dimmed bv the greater thickness of air through which their light '^n sweeps across the earth. 11 ust pas* (This happened on June 8, when 'Aldebaran, In Tai.rus, the bull. j thc snadow sw °P l ovcr Antarcta- is just above Orion in the east, ea and - if an - v explorers hap The phases of the eclipse are shown in the accompanying figure. At I the moon, moving toward the Icfl, starts to enter the earth's dark shadow. This process takes about an hour, and during this time the curved edge of the earth's shadow is! seen creeping across the face of | ihe moon. At II the total eclipse begins and lasts until III, when the nKxin starts to emerge from the- shadow, with the sunlight first shining on its northeastern edge. Once more the edge of !he shadow moves across the moon, and at IV it is over. Thp times for these various stages are given in the table below. Even while the moon is totally eclipsed, it does not disap- entirely from view, but has caiise the atmosphere of t he earth acts as a prism and bends some of the rays of sunlight into the si ijciow, where they fall on the moon. As the light passes through the atmosphere, some of its blue rays are absorbed and what gets through is pre dominantly red. It is the same effect that makes the setting sun look red, but at eclipse time the rays have twice as long an atmospheric path as those which reach us from the setting sun. Although an eclipse of the moon does not have the great scientific value of one of the sun. which scientist often Iravol halfway around the earth to see. the lunar eclipse is an in teresting spectacle, and one which will well repay the late hours required to view it. CKLKSTIAL TIME TABLE Nov. J956 NOV. EST ol that body. Occasionally, how-j a coppery red glow. This is be- ever, it passes directly in front of the sun, and the lunar shadow 2 1.1:43 a.m. New moon 3 I:;i8 a.m. Algol at minimum 5 10:26 p.m. Algol at minimum 8 7:35 p.m. Algol at minimum 9 2:00 p.m. Moon farthest, distance 251,300 mllei 10 10.09 a.m. Moon in first quarter 12 4:00 p.m. Mercury beyond Bun 16 early a.m. Meteors seen radiating from constellation of Leo 18 1:44 a.m. Full moon, total eclipee of moon 21 noon Moon nearest, distance 328.000 mllet 24 8:12 p.ni Moon In last quarter 26 12:09 a.m. Algol at minimum 8:00 p.m. 8:58 p.m. 12:25 p.m. Moon pastes Jupiter Algol at minimum Moon passes Venus on* hour for CST, two MST, and three for PST. .TOTAL ECLIPSE OF MOOX—\ieht of Nov. 17-18, 1956 uhile Fomalhaut, in Piscis Aus- pened to be in that particular re- trinus, the southern fish, appears i gi ° n at the time ' **** saw a tolal low in the south. This star, like j ed 'P se of tne sun those in Orion, is dimmed by j But in November it is the moon reason of its low altitude. Toward | 'hat is eclipsed. That body has the northwest, above Vega, | no hght of its own, but is visible stands the northern cross, really j by the sunlight it reflects to us. part of Cypius, the swan. In this Therefore, if anything gets be- groinp is first-magnitude Deneb, at the top of the cross. Finally, tween the moon and sun, the light is cut off. The earth itself me eighth and last of the first-jf^e* that this month,.and there- magnitude stars seen in the No- {f° re vve have an eclipse. EARTH'S SHADOW honor guest at a small ga'ther- ing arranged by three neighbors. Mrs. Russell Warner, Mrs. Sam and Mrs. Harry L. Blish, and given at Ihe latter'^ Saturday cveninr. Mrs. Bowen will be honoree at a dinner party givpn by i\irs. Edith Holt. Mrs. Bowen was born in Ma? u - achuscfts but \vw resided in .ler- seyville since Fob..'!(). 1911. when her late husband came here to assume the post: of superintendent of the Jerspyville Branch ol day in Deeatur. Attending from the Jerspyville club were Mrs. Louis N. Heider, was Mrs. John S. Thatcher, Mrs. G. Delbeit Short. Mrs. Lloyd Adams, Mrs. S. Jackson Rice, Mrs. H. F. Henderson, Mrs. M. ,1. Ryan. Mrs. O. Glenn Summers. Mrs. Elvin Breitweiser, Mrs. Maurice Jncoby. Mrs. Ray Well, Mrs. William Noble, Mrs. John Flautt. Miss Susan Kott and Miss Delia Daly. Itctitrns from Vermont JERSEYVILLE - The Rev. Arthur Katil has returned from Burlington. Vt.. where ho pre- ontert a scries of lectures and conducted evangelistic services. the International Shop Co., a po-j He is pastor of the Hope Luth- silion he filled for many years 'eran Church, before taking another ix>st for the company. Mrs. Don en does her own housework, finds time to garden and plays cards as a hobby. She lias three living children. Mrs. Clarence Kfehner of Alton: Robert Bowen of Portsmouth, Ohio, and Ronald Bowen of Wcbstor Groves, Mo. CJiicsts at Roner Home JERSEYVTLLE.— Jack Sehep- pcr of Decatur came to Jerseyville Friday to accompany home his wile and their son, Stevie, who spent the past week with Mrs. Schepper's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Boner, to be with Mr. Boner, who is a patient a' tiie Jersey Community Hospital. Married 4, r i Years JERSEYViLLE. Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Hefner marked their forty-fifth wedding anniversary on Oct. 25. at their home on North Lafayette street. No formal observance of the occasion was planned but members of their family visited with them that evening. The children of tiie couple are Mrs. Clarence A. Brooks. R. E. Hefner and C. Eugene Hefner, all of Jerseyville. Mrs. Hefner was formerly Miss Anna Crone, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. David Crone of Jerseyville. They were married at the home of the bride's parents on Oct. 24, 1911, by the late Rev. Stephen Cart. They have resided in Jerseyville since August, 1928, moving here from Kane. At the time of their marriage Mrs. Hefner was a member of the Jerseyville Grade School faculty. Hefner was employed PS a mechanic at the Rice Seed Co. and continued in the employ of that firm until his retirement in April, 1948. Regional Conference JERSEYVILLE. — A group of ofticers and department chair vcmber evening skies, is Altair,! Every time the moon is lull, it j The large circle represents the shadow of the earth, and the small 1 : men h . om the j er sewille Wo- in AnitHfl. tllP Pfl flf* tvhlrh \H ic in i Kn itnrwicitn Hi t*f»r>t \r\r\ f r*<-»rv» ' .:,.,.]_ - T it YTT i TIT : i: i _ A.\. ~ _.. • :..; _ . r »i. _ I * in Aquila, the eagle, which is is in the opposite direction from • circles, I, II, III and IV, indicate the successive positions of the, low in the west. the sun, and we see the entire moon as it passes through the shadow. The four phases ghownjtour of active duty under the Although only Mars appears sunlit half of the moon. But gen- during the evening, nvo ovher i erally it is north or south of the planets are visible later in the j earth's shadow, just as at new , night, These are both in Virgo, j moon is usually misses the direct ', n the virgin. First comes Jupiter, | line between the SUP and us. As j rv occur at the following times: EST 1Z:CI3 a.m. 11 '18 1:08 a.m. 11 '18 2:27 am. 11 18 3:XJ ».m. 11/1S CST 11:03 p.m. ll'l" 12:0e«.m. 11 18 1:27 a.m. 11'18 2:33 «.w. 11/18 MST 10:0:i p.m. 11 .'17 11:O8 p.m. 11. 17 12:37 a.m. 11/18 1:33 a.m. 11/18 PST . 11 '17 10:08 p.m. 11/17 11:27 p.m. 11/17 12:33 a.m. 11/18 News of Members In Armed Forces RICHARD W. TARRANT, son of Mr. and Mrs. Berl K. Tarrant of 1208 Armstrong Ave., this week completed recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Calif. AIRMAN CHARLES J. VANN, 17, son pf Mrs. Mollie Vann. 1821 Eelle St., hus completed the first phase of military training at Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Tex, and has been assigned to specialized training with tlio 3383rd Progressing. Squadron, Keesler, AFB, Miss. PVT SAMUEL W. THORNTON JR., whose parents live in Greenfield, recently began six month* active training ut Ft. Uonard Wood, Mo. A 195G graduate ol Greenfield Community High School. Pvt. Thornton's home is at 707 S. Main St. AIRMAN MELVIN L. JEFFRIES, 37, son of Mrs. Anne Neveles of i:ilO Belle St., is taking an advanced basic training course at Lackland AFB where he completed his first phase of military training recently. ROBERT D. FRITTS. seaman, will return to Norfolk, Va., Nov. 17, aboard the oiler USS Nanthala, which has been in the Mediterranean since June operating with the Sixth fleet and units of allied navies. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Frills of 510 Bowman, East Alton. PFC. CLETL'S L. ROTH, who recently began six months training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., is a 1956 graduate of Greenfield High School, lie lives on Rt. U, Greenfield. WILLIAM E. KOENKL, Dow, is undergoing primary pilot training a'l Stallings AFB, N. C., with class D8-A. After tomplet- 1 ing his present training he will go to basic pilot training to fly either a T-33 jet trainer or Mitchell B-25. 2609 Kirseli St. ROBERT H. DUSTMAN, seaman, USN, son of Mrs. Martha Dustman of 222 HyVista Blvd., and husband ut the former Miss Joyce Maret of Kansas City, Mo., is serving aboard the escort vessel USS Douglas A. Munro which left Pearl Harbor Oct. 22 for a tour of duty in the Far East. During the cruise visits are scheduled for Guam, the Philippines and Japan. The vessel will return to Pearl Harbor in Februaiy 1957. IIUKO TWO ALTON MEN have completed nine weeks ot recruit (raining at the U. S. Naval Training Center, Buinbridgc, Md., and will report to Norman, Qkla., Airman School, following a leave en route at their homes. They are Frank Joseph Bellitto Jr., son of Mr, ami Mrs. Frank J. Bellitto Sr., 637 Elfgen Sit and Otto Floyd Berg Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs, Otto F. Berg Sr., PVT. RAVMOND \V. SVORO- DA, son of Mr. and Mrs, William Svoboda, Rt. 2, Edwardsville, recently arrived in Germany and is now a member of the 2nd Armored Division. Svo- bodn, who is assigned to the division's 82nd Reconnaissance Battalion, entered the Army in November 1955 and completed basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. He was a farmer in Edwardsville. THOMAS N ALLEY, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Nalley ot 1321 Central Ave., is expected to be on leave and visit at his home Nov. 17, after completing basic training at Lackland AFB, Texas, He is a 1956 graduate of Alton High School and was formerly employed at Tri-City, North Alton. PST. JAMES E. DRAINER, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Drainer, 218 E, Jennings, Wood River, recently participated in a field training exercise with the llth Airborne Division in Germany. A Battery of clerk in Service the ,division's 89th Field Artillery Battalion, Drainer entered the Army in August 1954. He completed basic training at Fort Chaffee, Ark., and arrived in Europe last March. Drainer is a 1953 graduate of East Alton-Wood tyiver Community High School. PFC. ANDREW M. STIMAC, 19, son of Matt Stimau, 238 S. Main, Wood River, recently arrived in Germany and is now a member of the 2nd Armored Division. Stimac, a member of the division's 82nd Reconnaissance Battalion, entered the Army in August 1955 and completed basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. He is a 1955 graduate of East AUon-Wood River High School. PVT. SAMUEL L. REYNOLDS, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Reynolds, Rt. 2, Jer- beyville, recently completed the second phase of a six-month Reserve Forces Act at Fort Riley. Kan. Reynolds received eight weeks advanced individual cook training at the Fifth Army- Area Food Sen-ice School there. He completed basic combat training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. The 18-year-old soldier was graduated from Jerseyville Community High School in 195G. PFC. BRADLEY A. BAILEY, son of Chester O. Bailey, Nashua, N.H., recently attended the world-famous Bavarian "Okto- berfest" in Munich. The annual event, which lasts for three weeks, oirginated 14'j years ago as a wedding feast of a Bavarian crown prince. Bailey is a!oi East Alton and Mrs. Dottic 150 Attend Rally At Jersewille J JERSEYVILLE — Approximately 150 women, representing ten d i f f P r e n 1 Presbyterian churches, werp present lor a district, Presbyterial rally Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church, of which the Rev. M. Edwards Breed is pastor. Churches in the district having members present were Brigb'on.Car- linvil't, Carrollton. Hardin, Kamp ei. Virden, White Hall, Salem and Jerseyville, and a number were pi-sent from Alton although the latter city is not included in this district. Miss Ada Keehner, president of the Women's Association of the Jerseyville Church, called the session to order and Mrs. G. 0. Morgan of this ci;y. gave the devotional followed by a solo by- Airs. Kentner E. Rice. Reports followed including a Circle meeting conducted by Mrs. F. A. Du- Hadway. Mrs. R. H. Voorhees ot Jerseyville, who is fellowship secretary of the District Presbyter- ial, spoke on "Our Fellowship Yardstick". Briefing sessions were held on administrative offices, fellowship program and w o r 1 d service. Mrs, Lindell walkington of Jerseyville is also a district officer, being secretary of missionary education. A lunch was served at noon and film strips and slides were shown during the noon hour. The afternoon devotional was presented by Mrs. Edward Houseman. A duet "Prayer Perfect" by Stenson. was sung by Mrs. Paul E. Reddish and Mrs. Kentner E. Rice, Miss Robert Johnson, organist for the day, played j the Offeratory hymn. \ The address for the afternoon wa.i given by Miss Mary Turrentine of Chicago, secretary of East Central Area, board of foreign missions, whose subject was "Heart of Wisdom". Seven tirandparents JERSEYVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Beckwith of Fieldon, were the parents of a son, their third child, born Oct. 25 at the Jersey Commt' iity Hospital. The baby weighed 10 BELTLINE APPROACH is being poured on RJ. 100 jlist west of North Alton. The road is to extend from 100 to lit. 140 east of Alton. Pictured here are a group of workmen pouring and leveling concrete.—Orville Itrown Photo. AI Ion Shows No Increase In Population Alton is shown with no population increase during the last two years in estimates and projections for Illinois counties and principal cities issued by the Statp Department of Health for a 5-year period to July 1, 1955. Alton's projected population as of July a year ago is shown as 33.500. the same as the estimate for July, 1953. This is an increase of 1,000 from the 1950 figure. Wood River city's projected population for July, 19n"i, is set at 11,000, increase of 1,000 since 1950, or a gain of 10 percent. The estimates are in "rounded figures 1 ' to the nearest: 500. Municipalities under 1.0.000 are un- included. For the state, the health department statisticians estimate a ' •• '«f' '(' ' *'"'i»H "AFTER CONCRETE is POURED on the highway project just west of Alton on Rt. 100, workmen have the job of leveling and marking yet to do. Here a man working on the beltline is cleaning a leveling device which reaches from one side of the forms to Need Space for Improvised Civil Defense Hospital 1 percent gain in five years to a j the other.—Orville Brown Pholo. new population figure og 9,360,-|" 000. The report emphasizes the [ increasing concentration of population in the metropolitan areas and their immediate environs. Madison County, which falls in the metropolitan category, is shown with projected population of 200.000. a gain of 2fi,000. or 14 percent, from the 1950 figure of 184,000. Jersey County also has an estimated gain, now 16,000 as compared to 15.500. Macoupin county is listed for no gain at 44,000". Greene shows a slump from 19.000 to 1S.500: Calhoun with a drop from 7,000 to fi,500. five j.nd ir a one-half of Jury Trials To Open Monday In City Court- Jury trials are scheduled toj open ' in Alton City Court Monday where a setting of cases to cover a 2-week period has been matie. Monday through Wednesday has been reserved by Judge Streeper for hearing criminal j cases resulting from the report j of the Sepetmber term grand I jury. Civil suits will occupy the I remainder of the trial period. , Monday's setting includes cases against Roy Kenneth Hill, 21. and James Vincent Aldrich, 16, who were indicted on a charge of armed robbery of the Brown July EDU'ARDSVTLLE. — George E. Little, Jr., Edwardsville's civil defense chief, reported today that he has asked the Illinois Civil Defense Agency director in Springfield to allow the city a 10-day continuation for its report whether it wants a '200- bed emergency improvised hos- pilal to be set up here. The federal civil defense agency offered to install the hospital—free of charge—late in September, if the ciry provided space for the beds and storag* facilities. Little was requested to report back wi'hin 30 days. He has broached the problem of securing the site for the hospital, city and service club officials but, as yef. no space has been provided. Little said, if the continuation is granted by the state director, he will continue to gee if the required space can be secured. Kellermaun Again Named Treasurer bv Firemen rifleman in Company E of the llth Airborne Division's 503rd Infantry Regiment. He entered the Army in May 1955, was last stationed at Fort Dix, N.J., and arrived in Europe in January 1956. The 21-year-old soldier was employed by Phillip - Porters Consolidated.Foods, Inc., before entering the Army. His mother. Mrs. June A. Petts, lives in Wood River. PVT. RONALD G. WOODSON. son of Mrs. Dorothy Woodson, 114 Fletcher Ave., Jerseyville, is a member of the 25th Infantry Division in Hawaii. Woodson, a driver in Heavy Mortar Com- j pounds and ounces. He ^_ a " d ™™' G T^.- C ™"°"i where the7are'Vlieged tcThav^ secured S297.74, and also on a charge of burglary by breaking and entering the George Underwood home last July 8. Also on the Monday setting is a case against Ronald Franklin Hinton, 19, jointly indicted with Francis E. Fritz, 18, on enrage of burglar> of .the service station of Clifford Martin last July 9. Fritz „ , last Thursday changed a plea of nesday to her home in St. Louis j innorent to one of guilty and following a visit with her broth- Ued to the court lor proba . er-in-law and sister. Mr. and .;„„ Holifeld of Pollard. Ark., and a great-grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Garrison and Charles Baker of Roodhouse, and Mrs. Doitie Cannon of Roxana. The other children of the couple are Lee, 4, and Carl Edward, 22 months. Returns to St. Louis JERSEYVILLE — Mrs. William Freivogel returned Wed- M r s. Ed Dobrovolski. Other guesis Tuesday at the Dobrovolski home wer Mr. and Mrs. lenn Prinly and daughter, Debra, of Riverside, Calif., and Mr. lion. An indictment against William ] Harrison Humphrey, 52, for assault was dismissed Thursday, with approval of the state's at- toim-y's office, and he was giv- field. Announce Birth JERSEYVILLE — A .son. their fourth child, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Barney Freshour of pany of the division's 27th Regi-jancl Mrs. Walter Printy ol Spring-i en a sllspend p c i sentence, and mem, entered the Army in Janu-' " ary 1956 and arrived in Hawaii last July. The 22-year-old soldier attended Carrollton Public High School. ERROL T. YOUNG, aviation structural mechanic airman apprentice, USN, is serving with Air Transport Squadron 22 at the Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Va. Young is the son of Mr. | admitted to probation, on pleading guilty under an information charging him with vagrancy. Trial of Leonard Oliver Perry, 39, on indictments charging Jersyeville on Oct. 2a at the ( assaujt wjth intem to murder Jersey Community Hospital. The; and assault with , ntent to do baby weighed seven pounds and i bodj) h has been cfmtinu _ ' ' ounces. He is a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Smith of Jerseyville and Mr. and Mrs. James Angel of Dow. The other and Mrs Isaac S Young of 228 ——I* the co^le Ire D. L Broadway. He reported to,, G Randolph 2V*. and Vicky Norfolk, after attending the j ag( , d j year Fined on Tivo •ges In c7 Traffic Case Charges of driving when intoxicated and careless driving were pressed in Police Court today under police complaints against William Verne Baldwin, 47, of 410 Cobb St., East Alton, who was taken into custody after a traffic collision at 4:33 a. m. today at Broadway and Main street. On Baldwin's pleas of guilty. said Magistrate Schreiber, two fines of S2") were imposed. Ink Thrown On Porch of Home '\\\'o complaints of what appeared pre-1 lallowccu pranks were made to (he police Friday evening. Miss Emma Sawyer of 828 Alton si reel reported at !t p.m. that ink hud been thrown to spot Ihe porch of the Sawyer home. Homer Osburne of 2607 Ida St. informed police at 11 :")0 p.m. someone had j just thrown garbage cans onto the porch. The cans landed with a crash, he said, and one almost smashed a window. Elsah Navy Schools at Norman, Okla., and Memphis, Tenn. Before : entering the service in Jnn. 1!C>G, j Young graduated trom Hills- j boro High School in Hillsboro, 111. I M/SGT. GORDON K. GRAY.; of 1227 Diamond St., serving j with Marine Wing Service 1 Group 17. a unit of the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing at Iwakuni, Japan. VERLIN E. LOGAN, fireman, USN, son ot Mr. and Mrs. John G, Freeman of 1125 Milton Rd., is serving aboard the escort White Hall Paii- Married 50 Years WHITE HALL—Mr. and Mrs. Ben Klmbro of While Hal] will celebrate their golden wt-ddlng anniversary Wednesday, Oct. 31. They are the parents of two children, Floyd Kimbro of Car- rulltun and Airs. Juanita Ral'fe- ty ot" Hanna City. They alfco vessel Us"s. George now "on a! |IUV(J live srandchildrt-n and training cruise off the W«st; * UUI ' e»eai-«iumlehU(inm, Coast. The ship left its home port of San Diego, Calif., Oct 12 and made a three-day visit to the port of Vancouver, British Columbia. Following this exercise and pre-sailing upkeep period, the George will sail tor the Far East in January. Children'* fcuml WHITE HALL — Children ot the various churches will ou calling at homes Wedni'&day {rom^ti^o to 8 p. m,, taking up a donation tor ihe United .Nations Children's Fund. They j will be treating no "tricks" an Halloween Party ELSAH — A Halloween was held Thursday evening for children o£ the Methodist Church. The parly was held in the Church j was the theft of W> from a purse Annex. Prizes for costumes were which Martin Sholtstall of Route given to Miss Donna Fry. Donald 2, Brighton, an employe of Rus- Reports $68 Stolen From Purse at Mill Listed with the police Friday Lane and Marvin Bryant. \\SCS .Meeting ELSAH — The WSCS held special services Tuesday evening to mark "World Day of Prayer". The meeting was at the Methodist Hall. The women announced thai they would serve coffee and sandwiches at the polls on election day. will be asking for no "treats" for themselves, but will be giving those, upon whom the call, a chance to help others. World Community Day \yiUTE HALL — On Friday, Nov. 2. at 2:30 p. m., World Community Day, which is sponsored by the United Council of Church Women, will be observed in the Presbyterian Church. sell-miller Milling Co., had inadvertently left the purse in a washroom of 'he mill. The wallet later was recovered from a trash can. but the money it contained had been removed, it was said. Police also listed additional thelts li'om parked automobiles, Friday. Gail Allen of 449 E. Ninth St., reported loss of hub- cups; Ralph Lawson of 536 E. Sixth St. loss of tenderskirts liom his car. f Say* Dug Attacked Wife Merle Rector of 220 Minnie Ave. reported to the police at 8:30 p. m. Friday that his wife, Mrs. Verla Rector, was attacked by a dog which tore her dress when she was walking at i.State and Mather Streets. { EDWARDSVILLE — For th» 27th consecutive year — ev*r since 192S—Simon Kellermann, Jr., Madison County's circuit clerk, was re-elected treasurer of the Illinois Firemen Association at the . group's convention in Springfield. Edwardsville Fire Chief Dennis Hentz and William R. Ston»ham, Wood Hiver, were reeleci- ed to the executive board, but the position of historian, held by Thad Fife, formerly of East A3- ton, was eliminated, since Fif» has accepted a position as director of safety with the Missouri state government. The three other major offices of the association elected at the end of the convention Thursday were: William E. Murphy, Evanston. president; Herbert Dickelma/i, Dolton, vice president; and R. W. Alsip, Champaign, secretaiy for the 37th year. Coutrakon Praises Stratton SPRINGFIELD, 111. (A — The man who sent ex-state auditor Orville E. Hodge to prison Friday scoffed at Democratic claims that Hodge "was whisked away to prison" to keep him from talking. George P. Coutrakon, Sangamon i County state's attorney, praised I Republican Gov. Stratton for bin • quick action in the case. i Coutrakon said in a radio ad- j dress Stratton used a constitution- I al provision to demand Hodge'i bund as auditor be doubled. "Bui before the period within which he was required to file * new bond expired, Oi-vllle Hodge for the first time, made a confession — a confession to the governor that he was guilty." "Finally after confessing to th» governor, lie came to my of flee vat gave a 200-page typewritten statement, admitting guilt," CoutraJwn said. Hodge was convicted ol stealing lla million dollars in state funds and drew a 12-15 year prison tenp. Coutrakon, an unopposed. lican candidate for state representative, said the action in the Hodge case was in contract to t»e Democratic delaying tactics in tie cigarette tax scandal under the administration of Oov. Adtai • gt*v- onson.

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