Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 2, 1958 · Page 20
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 20

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, July 2, 1958
Page 20
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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH WEDNESDAY, JULY 2,195i Permanent Buildings too Suggestive of Motels, Schetik Says Scout Camp Warren Levis Leans Toward Putting Boys Back into Tents By QKOROR LEIOMTY Iflrfcraph St«f» Writer It isn't exactly that cabins are for Softies, it's just that tents seem more like camping out and seem to fit more natural^ into the scouting program, explains Arnold Schenk, executive of Piasa Bird Boy Scout Council, as he points toward n trend back to tents'flt the council's Boy Scout Camp Warren Levis two miles northwest of Alton. There are now 50 boys at the 262-acre camp and most of them are roughing it in tents—tents they themselves set up and tents \Vlvt Alr.Condlfloned Open Daily 6:80. Show Starts 1 P. M. Matinee Wednesdays and Sundays. Doors open 12:80. Show Start* 1:00 P. M. (No Matinee Saturdays) TONIGHT AND THURS. Family Special Prices Evening Prices, Adults 2So Kiddies 20c MATINEE WEDNESDAY FOR THE KIDDIES From 1 P. M. Continuous Wednesday Matinee Prices, Adults 26c, Kiddles ISc, Z for 25c Wed., 5:87, 8:67 Thurs., at 8:32 P.M. MARTIN i LEWIS IN "JUMPING JACK" Wed, 4t20, 7:40 P.M. Thurs. at 7:00, 10:25 Cartoon Carnival they themselves must police and keep taught and trim. "Tents are as much protection from rain as a cabin and they provide a more rugged atmosphere and are more a part of the regular scouting program,' 1 says Warren Stookey, camp di» rector, who is assisted by Rich* ard Adair whose year-around job is being principal of Hardin High School. They Have Choice "Anyhow, we give them a choice and let them know we lean toward tents," Stookey says, Tents are better tor our purposes, even if there are a total of 33 permanent buildings in the camp." The camp has its share of th» facilities common to such instal- ations. There is a 40-acre lake used for boating and for distance swims. Regular swimming dur» ing the afternoon is in a concrete, sanitary pool. Eating is in a log- cabin mess hall. In addition to the directors, the camp is staffed with a permanent "ranger," who lives on the premises the year around. Mrs. Clara Lewis is on hand as cook. William Norris of Alton is aquatic director and he is assisted by Stanley Hunter of Alton and Richard Williams of Cottage Hills. Norris and Hunter are college students. Jack Patterson of Bethalto Is scoutcraft director and he is assisted by Malchus Baker Jr., of Bunker Hill and Pat Colburn o Roxana. Patterson also is a co lege, student. David Jacoby of Alton is ! charge of field sports and Her schel Wilson, also of Alton, op erates the trading post; Kitchen Staff Three explorers are on th kitchen staff—Kenneth Sorocco Benld; Larry Burch, Alton; Ber nard Mennemeyer, Bethalto. The troop system of camping i used and troops are encobrage to attend the camp as organiza tions. This week there were tw scoutmasters on hand with thei troops. These scoutmasters were FRIDAY, JULY 4th SPECIAL I/ Lb. HOT FISH Ar e 74 SANDWICH «3 6 Plenty For 2 Slice* of Bread ELM-WAY DRIVE-IN Elm at Henry Open 5 P.M. Trend is back to tents at Boy Scout Camp Warren to take to the tents because they more closely fit into Levis as this photo shows. Boys had choice of sleep- scouting program.—Staff Photo, ing in tents or cabins but were encouraged by leaders Charles Pelan of Bethalto and Lawrence Taylor of Mt. Olive. Walter McManus of Jerseyville is on hand in the role of provisional scoutmaster and al scouts not present with their own scoutmasters come under his direction. Michael Austin of Jer- seyyllle is provisional senior patrol leader. The cutworm is not a worm, but the caterpillar form of various moths. SHOP Wood Bive , Although there is a 40-acre lake at Boy Scout Camp Warren Levis, regular Thii Showing Adults 90c CRANP STARTS i ttt\ 1,1 t / inn OPEN DAILY 1246 * THURSDAY! -TODAY LAST TIMES! 1 HIGH SCHOOL fM <!*•*/ ftUSS TAMBLYN-JAN STERLING JOHN DREW IARRVMORE MAMIE VAN DOREN • JERRY LEE LEWIS RAY ANTHONY- JACKIE COOGAN S CHAPLIN, JR.-DIANE JERGENS swimming is in a modem, sanitary swimming pool. Reclining in apparent comfort in one of the tents at Camp Warren Levis are these two Altonians, David Ooepfert, left, and Lee McCoy. Steering Committee-To Be Enlarged at Edwardsville Shown 8-.3S 6:30 7:25 9:20 •J 1 UNASMAMBB...BROTMIM AN* SwnM TO TNI CIVIL ••N Ooo» brru ACM I EDWARDSVlLLE-At a meet ing of members of the commun ity development program Mon day night, plans were devise THE EMOTIONS, THE CONFLICTS, THE HUMOR, THE GREATNESS OF THE BRAWLING MEN AND SMOULDERING WOMEN) THAT 20 MILLION READERS TOOK TO THEIR HEARTS! l^ERSKINECAM FEATURES AT 1:10, 3:10, 5:10, 7:10,9:10 BEL*AIR HWY 66 & 111 TR 6 9636 Openi 7:N Start! Duik TONIGHT! PLUS! "Spolleri of (he Forest" THE ONE BESMEUIN8 NOVEL OP All TIME 18 ON TNE SCREEN! NACK lORD'VlCMOMOWSPAIN HELEN WESlCOn^rriHit^,« M M^U UNOON EXTRA! COLORED CARTOON "TOUCHE AND CO" GIGANTIC!! Fireworks Display 2 NITES! July 3 ft 4 for the permanent structure of the steering committee of t h e group, it was announced today. The steering committee is to be enlarged and' renamed "Advisory Council" and will consist of 17 committee chairmen, plus the mayor and an alderman, the president of the planning commission and one other member, the president and a member of the local Chamber of Commerce and the chairman and a member of the community council of organizations. The council of 25 will then meet and select five officers, consist ing of a chairman, vice chairman, secretary, treasurer and a co-ordinator. Members of the 17 active committees within the development program are to be chosen largely from groups that volunteered for service at a recent town meeting at which the results of a survey, conducted here by Southern Illinois University, were reported. Richard W. Boston, director of SIU's Community Development Department, and Bailey Williams consultant in the department, at :ended the meeting Monday. They eat! Mess hall scene shows show line at counter lined up for turtle soup, a specialty served one day this week. While the boys sleep in tents, permanent structures house dining hall, trading post and many other facilities. Succeeds Mrs. Forsting Mrs. Clarence Shirley Heads Fire Auxiliary at Hartford Turkey has allocated $62,400,000 for its new Sakarya River water project for Ankara. HARTFORD — Mrs. Clarence Shirley was elected president oi the Firemen's Auxiliary at a meeting in the firemen's lounge Tuesday evening to succeed Mrs. Gene Forsting. Other officers elected were: Mrs. Herman Kuehnel, vice president; Mrs. Raymond Dodge, secretary; Mrs. Clement Link, treas< urer and Mrs. Ralph Schubert, historian. Plans to have a bake sale at Walter's Market in Hartford Thursday at 9 a.m. were made during the business meeting which was conducted by the outgoing president, Mrs. Gene Forsting. Tentative plans to have a chicken fry to raise funds in the near future were also made. The date for this project will be announced later. A report was made that the Firemen's Auxiliary sectional meeting will be held at the Godfrey Civic Center on the evening of July 15, and all those who plan to attend are to inform the secretary as soon as possible. Following the business meeting a social hour was held. Games were played and prizes won by Get More Out ol Life... Go Out to o Movie at.. TONITI LAST TIMES! Ben Johnson "FORT BOWIE 1 ' At 8:50 At 7:25 OPEN 6:80 — STARTS 7 P.M. OODRIVE THURS.! THRU SAT. MONTGOMERY KAN BRANDO CLIFT MARTIN All their daye and In and Bbowii UM Only ADDED! COLOR CARTOON TONITE! OPEN 6:80 — STARTS 7 P.M. THRU SAT. BOX OFFICE OPENS AT 1: Mrs. Sam Stassi, Mrs. Clarence Shirley, Mrs. Al Meyers, Mrs. Herman Kuehnel and Mrs. Raymond Dodge. Refreshments were served by the hosts, Mrs. Amil Wilcox and Mrs. Carl Rhoads. HARTFORD — The July meeting of the Methodist Men will be held Thursday evening at the Methodist Church with the president of the organization, Guy Palmer in charge. Following the business meeting, a social hour will follow and refreshments will be served. COLD DECREE BOSTON ff — A Boston judge turned a cold ear to the contention of a Texas bride that New England weather was justification for le ing her husband. Carl G. Irving, who married his wife while in the Air Force at New Braunfels, Tex., said she left him here because "she said she couldn't stand the weather." Probate Court Judge John V. Mahoney, ruled that New England weather was no grounds for leav ing a spouse. He gave Irving a divorce. PRINCESS nun tux t tin TONIGHT & THURSDAY TODAY'S YOUTH TELLS ITS STORY IN 2 SENSATIONAL FEATURES At 0:00 Only At 7:8S Only MATINII 19:30 FRIDAY, JULY 4th KIDDIISI SATURDAY MATINII ONLY 1,30 "MICKIY MOUSI PARTY"-* llg Surplus PLAN NOW TO ATTEND OUR SPECTACULAR FIREWORKS DISPLAY FRIDAY, JULY 4th 3 ilO FEATURES md CARTOONS Pill PUYWOUND-CHILDRIN ADMITTID Mil ar I TONITE& THURSDAY Roxana Roxana Notes ROXANA-Mrs. Doris N. Stef. fen and Mrs.. Henry Thielemann, teachers in the Roxana school district are attending a convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Mrsi Thielemann is attending the classroom teachers' convention and Mrs. Stef fen the NBA convention. The two organizations are holding the convention joint* ly, but meetings are separate. Principal-and Mrs. Ralph K. Rader and four sons of Doerr Ave. have returned after a two week vacation in Georgia where they were guests of her father, Fred Leach, near Atlanta. They also enjoyed Damping on Jekyll Island, off the cost of Georgia. Mr. and Mrs.* Joseph Novatney of Central Ave., have returned after a two week vacation in Florida. They visited his brother, Mr. and Mrs. Tony Novatney in Orlando and spent several days sightseeing. Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Wolverton of E. Third St. have completed a month's vacation and he has returned to work at the Shell Oil Company. They visited their son and family, Mr. and Mrs. James (Dewey) Wolverton in Tuscola and her brother, Mr. and Mrs, Reed Cox and family in Ashley, 111. They concluded their vacation in Arkansas enjoying fishing and were accompanied by Mr, and Mrs. J. S. Cunningham of South Roxana. AHO (CAN AN OUHftA K ADAMS SLAUGHTER ON * ' lOth AVEJ Wacky Programming NORMAN, Okla. K — Roy Groomer has a television mystery no one can solve. Every 15 minutes, exactly on the quarter-hour, his set goes "wacky" for about a minute. The set has been checked four times by repair* men, at a cost of $40, power line* nd transformers in the area have een inspected, and each appli. nee in Groomer'i home has been becked. (•roomer says the situation It about to drive me nuts" but here is one consolation. The pic* ures usually go bad during a com* nercial. CARTOONS S PECIAL , ON THB . Week I)»>i Continuum a „ from 7 PJtt, Sun. CJoiUlimoui from 1 P.M. AMJPU9 PARKING THURSDAY . FRIDAY SATURDAY . SUNDAY Jane Powell, Cliff Robertson MOST LIKELY" Color 9:04 CUot Walker, VlrgluU M»yo "FORT00MS" SHORTS

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