Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on October 31, 1956 · Page 8
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 8

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, October 31, 1956
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PAGE EIGHT ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 31,1956 News Notes of North Alton CUSTOMERS ENTERING the new Thrifty Drug Store at 2G10 State St., which will have its-formal opening Thursday. Inset shows Bernard L. Hohman, pharmacist and manager of the slope. Thonn 8-M41 • Ext, 28 FORMAL OPENING OF NEW DRUG STORE The new Thrifty Drug Store, 2610 State St., will have its formal opening Thursday, with its new manager, Bernard L. Hohman, and nine other members of the as Redman of the Optimist Club. Refreshments of cocoa and cookies wore served by the adult group of the recreation and improvement club. Prize winners for costumes among the 125 paraders at Curran were Bncky Secor, Cynthia Store on hand to greet customers, and Everett L. Jett, Laura Steele Hohman, only 26, whose home town is Metropolis, has had four years experience in his field, including some veterinary work. An October, 1952, graduate of St. .Ernest Via Jr., Kauffold. Films Myra Oliboni, and Barbara furnished by the FOE Aerie 524 were shown" bv Louis Stomske. were assisted by Mrs. Lois Dwiggins, Mrs. Merl Ward, and Mrs. George Canham, in directing gnmcs and serving refreshments. The tables were decoratedin Halloween motif, and individual favors were given. The troop will have its next meeting Nov. 7 at McKinley School. Surgery For Broken Hlp""~" The condition of Mrs. Lurena Sheary of 2116 Norsidc Dr. is reported satisfactory, following Mrs. Elmer Zitsman and her! surgery Tuesday in Alton Me- Lnuis College of Pharmacy. Hob-1 committee served refreshments morial Hospital. Mrs. Shary. who 1 rtf rlrMinli Miii <? finrJ st'ie^nr* 1C In Vlo*« *7(Vt- Bliftnnfl «-im-J frtll , n *• man has been previously with the ° Gasen Drug Store, Johannes Tates Pharmacy and Barnes Hospital, St. Louis; Vernaz Drug Co., Warrensburg, Mo.: Hummas Drug Store, Metropolis, his last em- . ployment before moving to Alton '•, with his wife, Carolyn, and chil- " dren, Michelle Ann, 4, and Mary Camilla 2. The family lives in Jackson Acres, Godfrey. ; A member of St. Ambrose parish, Holman, was on the roster of the Holy Name Society; served as president as Massac County Pharmaceutical Association, and secretary of the Kiwanis Club, all in Metropolis, and is a member of " the Illinois Pharmaceutical Assistants and the St. Louis College of Pharmacy Alumni Association. The store is one of five owned by the Victor brothers, Ben, Louis I and Morris, in the area. Its modem ; construction and furnishings include automatic doors, relocation of the prescription deparbnenl immediately inside the front door, self-service, wide aisles, air conditioning, soft lighting, colorful walls, and "reach-high" service shelves. A waiting space has been provided for those having prescriptions filled, and wheel chairs aj-e available for rent. • In addition to Hohman, Morris, secretary treasurer of the Thrifty Drug Stores, and a registered, will assist in the prescription and compounding departments. The Victors announced they had doughnuts and cider. Kindergarten Pupils Parade More than 100 pupils of the kindergarten classes of McKinley School, the only school in Alton to have four such classes, cele brated Halloween today. Beginning at 10:15 a. m. the children paraded from the schoo to the Northside business sec tion and back to their class rooms for refreshments. Mothers serving as hostesse in Mrs. Margaret Gallagher's morning kindergarten classes were Mrs. William Cress anc Mrs. John Coleman; and in Mrs Ruh Herreid's morning classes Mrs. Robert Metz and Mrs. Frank Steward. The afternoon pupils returnee for their social period after their parade on the same route a 2:15. Mother hostesses for them were Mrs. Francis Novitskie Mrs. Walter Miller, Mrs. Louis Modglin and Mrs. Joseph Leon ard. Mothers and younger brother and sisters were prsent. Tb younger ones were masked am joined the parades. 42 Receive First Communion An even number of boys and girls received first communion Sunday morning at St. Ambrose Church, during 9 o'clock mass. They are Patrick Barrett, Edward Bauer, Daniel Clasby, Thomas Grain, Allen Davenport, Dennis Georgewitz, Larry Goss, Dennis Grove, Michael Hodge, Jarvis Klinke, Randy Metcalfe, Stephen Miller, Edmund Morrissey, Timothy Palen, David selected North Alton for their new Schmidt, Mark Sievers, Nor- store location because of the fast man Wagner, Leroy Walls, Ran- growing population, where they dy Wehrle, and Donald Wicken- could best serve a greater number of people. They are all residents of Alton. Ben is president; Louis, vice president, Morris, secretary- treasurer, and Jack, assistant warehouse manager. 350 III Halloween Parade Some 350 children at the Sul- hauser. The girls are Jacquelyn Adamson, Marjorie Blair, Elaine Bunse, Patricia Dickerson, Lorraine Dilling, Blanch Fillop Marilyn Goshans, Marjorie Hoskins, Nancy Kasten, Kristine Keehner, Joan Kleinschnittger, Nancy Kreid, livan and Curran Housing units j Mary Long, Rosemary Macias, took part in parades and enter-1 Jane McClinlock, Cynthia McCoy, tainment, Monday and Tuesday I Lorraine Montalbano, Linda Pei- nights. | pert, Mary Redd, Roberta Stiritz, At Sullivan, 225 children par-land Patty Stiritz. ticipated in the parade. Prizes j Troop 38 Parly for costumes were awarded to' Prizes at games played by Pamela Caldwell Debbie Wilson, i Girl Scout Troop 28, at their D wight Banks, Buggn boy,' Halloween party, Tuesday eve Blanch Sanders, Barbara Har-! ning in Godfrey Town Hall, were ris, James Holloway, James Dor-'given to Beverly Patrick, Sharon sey, Barbara Sanders. A teenage i Ward, Carol Burleson, and Eliza- band led the marchers. j beih McPike. Later movies wore shown by I Mrs. Carl Bedwill, leader and \>o Siilion, president and Thorn-1 Mrs. Ralph Spooner, co-leader, Keep it under your helmet! OLDS FOR '57 has the Rocket T-aoo right across the line! For '$7. Oldi effcri »h. ncw Rocket T-400 fnoin. In «//tnr»* ••rl»$-Gold«n Rockwl 88, Sup,, 88, Slorfl,. 98 Up in tor***. hof..pow»f, <pmpi, M !pn, dUple (V m«ntl • I* IT PBMOAV, NOV. B. AT OUR bMQWROOMI WALZ MOTOR CO, RAY MOTOR CO, 1000 E. Broadway, Alton WMEf l WardA$vl11 ' "««*•' PL*.. » **« Whitelow Aye., Wood Rlw P 34679 phonp 4.3809 is in her 70's slipped and fell at her home Sunday evening, as she was preparing to retire. She sustained a broken hip which was "pinned" Tuesday. Mrs. Sheary who lives alone was able to null herself across the room after the fall, to telephone her son and daughter-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sheary of Levis Lane, who arranged to have Mrs. Sheary moved by ambulance to the hospital. Mrs. Sheary does much babysitting, Mrs. C. Sheary said, aiid will be unable to fullfill her engagements for several weeks because of the accident. Berean Missionary Meeting Women of the Berean Bible Church Missionary Society will meet Thursday at 7:30 p. m. at the church. Mrs. Willard Rustin of Bethalto will present a hook review, after which the women will pack boxes of children's clothing to be sent to orphanages in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Mrs. Henry Hudson, wife of the pastor, will speak on "What Constitutes a Missionary". Beginning at 9 a. m. all women of the church will meet to clean the building. MOLD Thursday Military Order of Lady Bugs will meet Thursday at S p. m. at Veterans Memorial Centre. ''Atlventures Of Marco Polo* first Wood River AAtJW To Sponsor Three Plays For Children This Season WOOD RIVKR. — "The Adventures of Marco Polo," the first of three children's plays, will be presented at 4 p.m. Monday at the East Alton-Wood River Community High School, under the auspices of the Wood River branch of the American Association of University Women. Advance tickets are on sale at $1.50 for the scries or 75 cents for each performance, at the elementary schools of East Alton, Wood Rivnr. Rosewood Heights, Roxana nad Hartford, it was announced today by Mrs. Howard Getting, general chairman. The Monday presentation is an exciting and colorful production, highlighted with anecdotes, music and dancing in the costumes of Marco Polo's dny. This play a* well as the two future presentations, "Beauty and the Beast." and "Old King Cole," are productions of the Reed Lawton Players, and are staged for the interest and entertainment, of all ages, from kindergarten to adult levels. The story of Marco Polo tells of his adventures, when as a lad of 17, he set sail with his father and uncle from his home in Italy to spend a number of years in the land of Kublai Kahn in China. On his return home, his stories of the fabulous wealth, jewels, art treasures, and silks of the Orient, were so unbelievable, he was nicknamed lions." "Marco Mil- Nigeria defeated the Gold Coast by 12 matches to six in the 1956 West African Table Tennis Tournament, Lagos reports. Under an emergency housing plan, 5,000 dwellings will be built around Buenos Aires, Argentina, largely prefabricated houses. They are asked to bring Christmas cards which will be sent to women at Geneva. Refreshments will be served Scout Bake Sale Saturday Girl Scout Troop 130 will have a bake sale Saturday at 9:30 a. m. at Rain and Rain market. Elm at State Streets. Mrs. Arthur Farmer is troop leader. Log Blocks Street It is believed Halloween pranksters were responsible for block- Ing of North Henry street, near 20th Tuesday evening. Mrs. Fred Bramley of 2128 Wyckoff St., reported to Alton police desk at 11:20 p. m. that a log had been rolled across the street, partially blocking the route. On responding to the call from Mrs. Bramley the police found another motorist, perhaps, had removed the obstruction. Returns to Work Miss Helen Mullen of 2103 State St., returned to her position at Western Military Academy, Monday, after an absence of six weeks. Miss Mullen fell several weeks ago and fractured her ankle. j Gaiety Executive Harry F. Miller Named To Natural Power Corp. Board Ilnrry F, Miller, 100B State St., Is has been named to the board of directors of the Natural Power Corp. of America, It was announced here today. Natural Power, with beadquar- tors in Salida, Colo., has extensive cupper, silver, lead, uranium and rare earth holdings in this country. Miller, a native of Sfaunton, Is public relations director for the Gately Stores, Inc. Well known in Midwestern marketing circles, he has been with the Gately stores for more than 30 years. Miller is a director of the Downtown Business Men's Association, chairman of the board of directors for Junior Achievement in the Alton-Wood River areas, a member of SS. Peter & Paul's Church, the Association of Commerce, and Lockhaven Country Club. Miller was informed of his appointment to the Natural Power board by Jackson Jones, a company officer who is in Alton to confer with Miller about the opening of the historic Tamarack copper mine which the company recently acquired. According to reports on the with the Federal Bureau of Mines, the property has 868,666 tons of copper considered blocked out and in sight, Jones said. At today's market prices, this represents a value of about $114,000 worth of ore. Only about $35,000,000 of this will be needed to mine and mill the ore which is expected to return a net profit to the company of more than $1,000,000 a year, a spokesman said. Miller, a stockholder in the company since its inception, recently returned from visiting the Tamarack mine which is located near Buena Vista, Colo. Mark Wayne White Rites Conducted Funeral services for Mark Wayne White, 5, South Roxana kindergarten pupil, who died Saturday as result of injuries suffered when he was run over by the wheel of a truck, were conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Smith Funeral Home, Wood River, by the Rev. E. J. Kolb, pastor of Zion Lutheran Church, Eethalto. Burial was in Roselawn Memory Gardens, Bethalto. Casketbearers were Howard White, Otis Logan, John Yearwood and Merrill Harmon. Mark Wayne was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alhen White ol Indiana avenue, South Roxana. Read Telegraph Want Ads Daily STORE HOURS— Tues., \Ved., Thurs., Sat., 9-5. Monday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. 209 PIASA ST. Hear 1{el Hear 1fe! THIS IS THE FREE GENUINE MOUTON FUR COAT THAT WILL BE GIVEN AWAY AT TOWNE SHOP ON WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21st - t REGISTER AS OFTEN A5 YOU CAN AT OUR STORE • NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. • DRAWING WILL BE NOV. 21 AT 3 P.M.—WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED IMMEDIATELY, BE SURE TO REGISTER! YOU COULD BE THE WINNER! AN $80 VALUE! HARRY F. MILLER 1195 Given ToUNICEF At Rose wood ROSEWOOD HEIGHTS—Pro- cords of $195.83 were collected Tuesday evening ty' the young people of the First Baptist and St. Paul's Methodist Church in a trick or treat project for UNICEF. The money will be dedicated in special services at each church. Participating in the house-to- house canvas of the residential areas were approximately60 people of the Methodist Church and 75 of the Baptist church from the ages of 6 through 18. Mrs. Norman Waltrip was in charge of the Baptist fund drive with Sunday School teachers accompanying the young people. Mrs. Lloyd McKean chairman- ed the Methodist young people who were accompanied by adults of the church. 'Man? Pound On Highway Turns Out to Be Dummy ROXANA — Police Chief R. E. Duncan was a little baffled Tuesday afternoon when a truck driver reported a man laying along the highway. The truck driver stated he did not stop to investigate as he was to deliver goods and it was the chief's job to take care of men on the highway. After close examination. Chief Duncan found that the body was marie of papers, cloths and a life like rubber jpask. The dummy had been placed about. 20 feet from Vhe highway in the weeds. To continue the gag in n safer way, the chief took the bundle of rags and paper to Police Judge VViliam Shattuck who promptly gave the "man" 30 days in the local jail. Both Judge Slinttuek and the police chie," went along with the gag but explained that it was a poor joke to endanger molor- t)urllcy Giberson On Grievance Committee Dudley F. Giberson, Alton insurance firm head, was named chairman of the grievance committee of the Illinois Association of Insurance Agents at. its 57th annual convention Tuesday in Springfield. The statewide association is comprised of independent agents who represent the leading national insurance companies. The first successful rayon manufacturing plant was started in France in 1891, says th« National Geographic Society. ists with such a life like dummy which might cause an accident. Police officers arc checking ill clues to find the prankster who manufactured the fake corps*. SPECIAL FOR NATIONAL FLOWER WEEK CARNATIONS * 1.00 Dotpn I Rexroat Flower Market t«OI E Bro»dw«y Dial t-HJI Open Evenlnti and S»nil»T Engineer Addresses Y's Men's Club Alfons Alkemade. a graduate chemical engineer of St. Oeden- rode in the Netherlands, Tuesday night addressed the Alton YMCA Y's Men's Club. Alkemade is presently engaged in making practical observations of the petroleum industry in the United States. He is assigned to the Shell Oil refinery at Wood River in an exchange-trainee program similiar to the exchange student program that exists between the United States government and friendly foreign governments. Godfrey Department To Have Fire Drill GODFREY — A fire drill $1] be held Saturday, 2 p.m., at the Godfrey Fire Department, it was announced today. ARCH-TYPE SHOES 350 pairs! KCR. $1.95 lo $fi.9S Sellers. One Low Sale Price only The king of Nepal is Mahara- jadhiraja Mahendra Bir Bikram Jang Bahadur Shah Bahadur Shamsher Jang. MEN'S $10.95 Nationally Advertised JACK DANIELS 8 Sizes 6 to 21 SCOOP! CHILDREN'S AND INFANTS' SHOES Large group of Saddle Oxfords, straps and others taken from our $3.95 stocks. Sizes 5 to & and 8 ¥2 to 3 ... Very Special! MEN'S $6.50 DRESS OXFORDS .... $4.95 MEN'S $6.00 WORK SHOES $3.95 LADIES', MEN'S $2.95 FLATS '$1.99 LADIES' $3.95 PENNY LOAFERS $2.90 Alton's Original Cut-Rnte Slioe Store Tor 30 Year* WESTERN SHOE STORE 804-806 E. BROADWAY - AT SPRING ST. \ VOTE M REPUBLICAN EVERETT M. DIRKSEN United States Senator 22 years representing you in national Congress DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER President of United States The world's greatest peace time leader. WILLIAM G. STRATTON Governor Illinois' most progressive governor Edw. D. Groshong State's Attorney Wm. G. Straube Coroner A CHANGE IN THE COURTHOUSE IS LONG OVERDUE! Recent County Audit Revealed ONLY ONE County Office Operated Within Its Budget! Presenting for Your Approval Five New Faces for Election To County Offices — And Three District Candidates IF ELECTED, THEY ARE PLEDGED TO SERVE. SAVE AND OPERATE WITHIN THEIR BUDGET VOTE REPUBLICAN Waldo E, "Ernl*" Schellenger Congressman Ralph T. Smith State Representative Choi. A. O'Neil Clerk of Circuit Court Gep. E, Little, Jr. Recorder of Mrs. Ruth M. McCormick County Auditor Thomas Holland State Representative

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