Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 2, 1958 · Page 11
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 11

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, July 2, 1958
Page 11
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WfiBNESDAY, JULY 2,1938 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGKEUCVKN i (. tf ;»><•>* ** »f - x "< V ••?,';''»*< KDWARDSVILLK — Plans for, mproving educational facilities the city through organization nd individual citizen cooperation /ere made at a meeting of the Educational Committee of the Community Development Pro- ram Monday. Heavy emphasis was placed on ilending of all education activities nto one general coordinated ef- ort. Education was high on the iriority list of community Inter- st, as was indicated In a recent urvey of community problems nd assets, conducted here by Southern Illinois University. As a starting point, the committee accepted the following areas for first attention: (1) Organize a study group on ocal school curriculum and de•clop programs adult education and Dr. men. 200-ACRE TRACT PRESENTED FOR ANNEXATION TO CITY OF ALTON This aerial view of Laclede "Steel Company's 1^-mile long site , tion submitted this morning. The exWeme easj; end_of the site (enclosed by dotted lines) shows the extent of the tract that will come under Alton tax jurisdiction if the City Council tonight accepts the peti- River creek and is not shown in this photo.—Staff Photo. is at Wood 716 Youths Use Playgrounds Past Week at Wood River WOOD RIVER - A total of 716 children participated in activites at the City Playgrounds during the past week, Leroy Emerick, recreation director has announced. Of the total, 275 were registered at East End, 266 at Central Park and 175 at West End. No contest will be held at the various playgrounds this week due to the holiday on Friday. A croquet tournament started at each park today and Thursday will open a series of Softball games with competition between teams of each park. Boys and girls will form mixed teams for j stalled as president by the retir- the games which will be Thurs-iing executive, Dr. Robert An- Alton Rotary Club Installs New Officers Rotarians gave themselves back to the Indians Tuesday night as they installed their 195859 officers and observed Ladies Night at Lockhaven Country Club. i Herbert R. He-llrung was in-j visitors to the c ] ub ) were: Boy, 4, Killed in Crash Near St. Clair, Mo. ST. CLAIR, Mo. (AP)-A four- year-Oia boy was killed and his parents and two brothers injured in a car crash on nearby U.S. Highway 66 Tuesday. Dead was Steven Levey, son of Harold and Bernice'Levey of Chicago. Levey, 33, got cuts and bruises in the wreck, and his wife 32, got a head injury. The Levey car and one driven by Walter H. Hahn, 68, of Olivette Mo., collided. Hahn was not injured. Albert Levey, 11, got'a leg injury and Leil Levey, 9, had a head injury. day afternoon events for the remainder of the season. East Enders To Honor 5 Members Aug, 5 The East End Improvement Association will honor five members who have had long and outstanding careers in the organization at an awards dinner at Lockhaven Country Club Aug. 5, members learned Tuesday night. The East Enders met at Electricians' Hall. Bill Roller, chairman of the committee arranging the dinner, told the membership that the din- rier will mark the first time the East End has so honored a member in more than a decade. -Last ninmber so honored was the late Judge W. P. Boynton. According to Roller's report, the five honored East End members will be awarded plaques. John C. Fallen, east End member, will be chairman of the meeting, while T. W. Butler and Joseph J. Dromgoole will be co- toastmasters. schuetz, who made a number of awards for service during his year of leadership. . Entertainment following the installation business and recognition activities brought before club and its guests the Ouatoga Society Indian dancers led by a former Rotarian, Eckford de Kay. Honored guests last night included L. E. Prehn of Bc-thaUo. Sidney Arst, Gene Kratschmer, 'Fire Chief' James Lewis, Dr. Frank Boals, George Springman, Arnold Schenk, Robert Farley, Louis Rupp, Dudley Giberson. Other officers installed last night were Fire Chief Lewis as vice president; Kratschmer, reelected as treasurer; and Arst re-elected secretary. President Hellrung announced Schenk had accepted appointment as program chairman, and who has just completed his year'Schenk announced following the as governor of District 646. Introducing his Indian dancers, de Kay announced the group sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce, would present a full evening's entertainment at West Junior High stadium the evenings of Friday and Saturday nights, July 25 and 26. Charles Walters was given the President's Award plaque by retiring president Ansrhuetz as having rendered "the groalest mound of .service throughout le year." He had served as prO- ram chairman. • Others given awards consist- ng of Alton Rdtary Club banners ordinarily reserved for distant Car Windshield Broken Baffled by the sudden shattering of the windshield of his car, just as he reached the Broadway- Cut intersection, when on his way home from Laclede Steel Co., Samuel Britts of Rt. 1. West Alton reported the incident to police. The motorist said ho suspected a missile of some son had struck the windshield, but after flopping and searching, he could find nothing that might have caused the glass to break. WHO TOOK •neeting that the club's session next Monday night would be held ointly with the Staunton Rotary i;iub at Camp Warren Levis. The neeting will be the first joint ffair for the Alton club in some ime, he said, AVEC Joins Search for 2 Missing Men Two members of Alton Volun- eer Emergency Corpsi were dispatched at 10: a.m. today at the request of the Coast Guard on an investigatory mission in connection with a report that.two men were missing near Holiday Har- aor on the Missouri shore of the Mississippi, upstream from Golden Eagle ferry. No details were given in the request for the services of the AVEC. Alton police said thej had no information. At the office of the St. Charles County (Mo.) sheriff, it was saic that Mel Klausmeyer, owner ol Holiday Harbor, had reported that two men left th^ harboi Wednesday morning, in a boat for Winfield Dam, intending to return Wednesday night. By this morning they had failed to re turn. Some men made the trip to the dam this morning, saw no trace of the men or their boat the sheriff's office said. Members of Alton Volunteer Emergency Corps responded at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday after police received a call from Kenneth Kessinger of South Roxana that a boat, apparently in distress was drifting downstream towards Alton Dam. Kessinger reported :hat someone in the boat seemed .0 be waving a white cloth or flag. Members of the AVEC reported "back to police that they bund nothing in their investiga- ion, which was continued until almost 9 p.m. At Kessinger's iome, it was said that he had made a trip to Nutwood last evening, and presumably made the call to the police when en route by way of McAdams road. South Africa's Addo National Park is to have 'hippos besides its present 25 elephants. There are also hartebeest, wildebeest and springbok in the area. PICNIC «ci« ON cREAHrrm ncttci Did You Know? ... We carry a complete line of distinctive uniforms. BODY BEAUTIFUL SALON Arcade — Alton Plaza Shopping Center—Next to Salon of Edward Dial 5-B721 Severe drought threatens coco nut crops in some area of Que zon and Luzon, the Philippines Mrs. Aruna Asaf Ali has bee: elected first mayor of Delhi, In dia, as an independent candidate Read Telegraph Want Ads. Plow Better Educational Facilities at County Sent In thp field of through public chool facilities, Charles Schmidt George Vernon, chair- (2) Support and publicize Illinois state bond issue for higher 'ducation in the November elec- ion, Schmidt and George L. Moorman Sr., chairmen. (3) Promote observance ol American Edu ;atlon Week hrough a teachers' dinner, schoo! open house, etc., Willard Flagg and Edward Kane, chairmen. (4) Welcome new teachers Mrs. Carol Wieduwilt and Donald loffman, chairmen. (5) Continue interest in the de velopment of college planning ac tivities, Schmidt, and. Moorman chairmen. (6) Organize a study group on Jie above general programs anc to come up with a broad study o: educational needs. Reid G. Boyle is chairman o the chamber's College Planning nd Education Committee which ndertakes the development of a ommunity-wide education pro- ram. pity To Be Cited EDWARDSVTLLE — This city one of 19 Illinois communities vill will be honored for its out- tsnding safety record in con- ection with children of school ge, according to a communica- lon received by city officials rom the Automobile Club ol Missouri. A special plaque will be pre- ented to the city, represented by Mayor William C. Straube anc Police Chief John E. Hartung, t a July 22 luncheon at Augus- ine's Restaurant in Belleville. Edwardsvllle now becomes i member of the automobile club's 'honor roll of cities," the letter :aid. The honor roll includes a! cities over 5,000 population which lave had no traffic fatalities to children of school age during a period of one year. PANORAMIC Windshields And WlBd«»a for All Car* LYONS GLASS CO. ' 3400 Bell* Dial 9-3731 Hospital Notes EDWARDSVILLE - Three area residents were admitted Tuesday tc St. Joseph's Hospital iighland and two patients wen discharged. Admitted were: Guy Stephen Schmidt, 1031 West High; Ralpl ?oraker, 313 Jefferson Rd.; Mrs Margaret Warner, Madison Coun Edtvardsville Muny tiand Progt-am Listed EDWARDSVILLE. — Pro. gram for the third Municipal Band concert to be held Thursday at 8 p.m. In the city park will be as follows] Theme, "Muny Band Present"; introductory remarks by Maurice Jones; "The U. S. Field Artillery March"; "Wll* . Ham Tell Overture"; "Re* member Pearl Harbor" { "Netherlands"; "BuckU Down, Winsockl": "Comic Tat-Too"; intermission; "The Vanished Army"; "Showboat" selections; "IJoogie-Woogle Mice"; "Yankee Rhythm," a medley of old American tunes; "The White'Cliffs Of Dover"; "The Stars afld Stripes Forever." The Municipal Band Is under the directorship of Clel- , on Etzkorn. Ike Gets Bill Okaying Rebuilding of TollBridge WASHINGTON (AP) - A bill authorizing reconstruction of the Mississippi River toll bridge at Chester, 111., has cleared Congress and gone to the White House. The measure was approved by the Senate Tuesday. ty nursing home. Discharged were: Kenneth Llndsey. Route 3 and Mrs. Victoria Griffin, Route 1. ATTENTION! RESIDENTS OF GODFREY! At an added service w« are making: deliveries to the people of the Godfrey area. Feel free to call DELIVERY for y° ur • DRUG • PHOTO • MEDICAL SERVICE NEEDS 24 W. Broadway, Alton Across From Lincoln-Douglas Square OPEN THURS. NITE JULY 3RD TILL 9:00 -- SAT. 9:00-5:00 SPECIAL -PURCHASE I SALE! K^^smi^^^^Kmrnmim^^mm^mmm-mmm^^MS^f^^^^i^^!^^''^^^^ GOLDEN A STRANDS READY-TO-HANG . , . SATIN^BACK . . . CHROMSPUN ... DRAPERIES SEMI-ANNUAL CLEARANCE OF BETTER SHOES Volues to $10.tS $710 FLATS ..... Town and Country DRESS SHOES T° $ 9'° '10'° Rhythm Step Values to $16.95 CASUALS v tn',l° T° Town and Country. Rhythm Stop. 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