Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 11, 1958 · Page 7
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 7

Alton, Illinois
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Friday, July 11, 1958
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FRIDAY, AIL? II, I9H ALTON Upper Alton News Event* Dr, for fork Among Nedy ffci fteV* fill! Bttay, tom locil minister who at 32 R«g become a natienftlty known § doctor of divinity tie* gre* Thursday hight fffcni the American ttvtoity School ttf Chi Of, Beeny til a graduate of Shurtleft College and organized tht Pwple'i Baptist Church »ri E. Broid\V«y before he w*nt oh to establish three institution* which are helping the needy. The degree was' conferred by Dr. John Llneberry, pastor of Sanford Avenue Baptist ChA-ch, who is art alumnus of the American Divinity School. Ceremony to-ik place it the St, Louis church of Dr. Beeny. The, ttiihistei went to the New Testament Church four years ago as pastor when, it had but 13 members, Today it has 900.. Dr. Beeny Is the founder of the St. Louts Rescue Mission which In its first six month* served 60,000 meals and gave lodging 1o some 15,000 and resulted in the conversion of 500 alcoholic men. He also established a ranch in Ai'kahsas where alcoholics, who wish to stop drinking, are fin tnll ff Urel'S ire OWy 6ftH 01 two irGfil tip IHrtlBS fffiMl Vjf Ira pfcstl, it il UtttpleT iftd mtWi fhdttfufh to pick oft the tag* and He" minis ftfcn ttfetuat they ire vfflle and fclhif fr» lite with a tentcfly be- the Even though the worms cause headaches, tftey are itllt one of the mart iwittMtmf alive, that bag which h«ngs the tree is an fcttgtaefrtng terpiece .M one will examine It closely, Clausen My*. It to made from gtraps of whatever rt- «*»«• »M etottfwiift* so firmly that it require* a measure of attention to pull one apart. But that is only one of it* interesting construction points. The Dag is really a bag, draw string to close it, and all, Clausen says. When the worm senses'danger ie enters the bag and pulls a 'string" which closes the open 1 - ing as <t kid drawing the string oh a bag of marbles. A consolation to people who ume at the things is that they have.a brief life. They only live a year. The male dies in the fall and the female crawls into the bag, lays the eggs and dies diir- Ing the winte'r. In spring the ggs hatch and the life cycle starts all over. Bag worms only rarely kill a tree or shrub but their persistent eating of all types of leaf gradually strips the plant until sent for rehabilitation. Dr. ny is the founder, also, of a children's youth camp 50 miles south' of St. Louis. The camp is taking RODGKKS FIRE DISTRICT care of 1,000 needy children, this! MAY HAVE STATION SITE summer. lthree institutions are ope-; rated through donations. Work was expected to start isoon on the clearing o[ six lots sine of shields brSftMi tttert is MrtiBio€1*able thill Mftiptrtd tftft efrort§. AlrotWit' trflttg that tin "uncttrtenf" $t diffl- colt I* that m«nh«let ofi the 30- ye«iM5lti sewer line art widely 1% fte bitter prepared far any future stoppages in the Shields sewer, said Fairfieid, decision has been made to install some additional manholes in its lower retches, manholes will he so placed that it will be easier to rod out any obstructions that may occur. City Manager Wart *aid today that a sewer cleaning and deodorant compound has been Used during the last two weeks to treat sewer linei whej-e there was complaint. The compmmd not only allays fumes, but cuts the sludge forming in the sewers at times of light rainfall to flush them. It has been applied at about two dozen downtown locations, and also at a number of points along trunk sewers at high elevations. ' MISS 1VAXC1' HUEBENER TO RETURN TO SCHOOL Miss Nancy Huebener, daugh- er of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Huebener, 3717 Mayfield Ave., will -cturn to DePaul Hospital School of Nursing, of St. Louis, Sunday. The mtdent nurse has been vacationing here a month with ler parents. Miss Huebener will be in her second year when she returns. During her stay here she was counselor at a Tri City Girl' Scout camp. ! . . Dr. Beeny also is editor of the: of B'~mer drive and N. Rodger* Word of Lire magazine which anu * whl be «* ***** .. hai a 10,000 circulation through-!?! 1 ? ot the Wood River Township out: the country. He is a well known radio speaker, conducting two programs daily over a St. Louis station in addition to being heard over dozens of other stations throughout the nation on his recorded program. Mrs. Beeny is a former Alton resident also and was the former Margaret Evans. They have six children. v The Rev. B. L. Banta, of Jacksonville, 111., was the main speaker at the ceremony last night. A reception in honor of Dr. Beeny was attended by some 250 people. CLOVER LEAF UNIT MEETS THURSDAY Clover Leaf Home Bureau unit met Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Grace Workman, of Fosterburg road. The following new officers took over duties: Mrs. Carroll Rogers, chairman, Mrs. Elsie Werizel, vice chairman, and Mrs. Anita Eckelman, treasurer* Other appointive posts were to be filled. Mrs. J. V. Reed and Mrs. M. C. Gabriel presented the major lesson which concerned the relation of health and the emotions. BAO WORMS BACK IN FORCE, WAR IS ON Bag worms are beginning to mak* their long presence known among amateur gardeners in the Upper Alton area, an expert said today. Fred Clausen, horticulturist at Alton State Hospital, said that the pests are still young enough to be destroyed by a good in. secticjde. He recommended mal- athion. Infestation usually becomes noticeable about June 1 but the ingenious little fellows who make horror sticks of beautiful shrubs and trees really begin to work this month and next. Next month may be too late to save the beauty of an infected plant because by then the bag worms are king size and are Volunteer Fire Department firehouse. Fire district trustees said that the outcome of surveying the plot will determine whether the lots can be used for the building. A trustee said that the hope was that it could be employed FAINTS WITH HAPPINESS $fcws that she won the Miss New York State title was too much for blonde Virginia Fox, 20, of Levlt- town, N. Y., so she promptly fainted nt Palisades Park, N. J. Runner-up Lyiuic Oalvin, 18, of Bay Shore, N. Y., (left) and third placer Lucille Strata, 30, of Brooklyn, N. Y., took the news happily and even caught Virginia as she fell. Winner Will now compete in the Miss L'ni- TRUCKS USING RODOERS Toj verse contest. (NBA Photo) BE CHECKED BY POLICE j Police were expected to crack! down on drivers who are moving heavily loaded trucks over Rodgers avenue which is posted to prohibit anything but light delivery trucks. Complaints have reached the Install Lutheran Pastor In Godfrey Church Sunday GODFREY — The Rev. Paul!the area. At County Seat Contract Awarded For New ItisuraticeCkimpatiyBuilditig $60,000 Sought EDWARDSVILLE - Contract tot construction of the new Florists' Mutual Insurance Co. building, to be built en the comer of j St. Louis street and Coventry! t t 1 •• place, was signed with the Brock- j ffl J LttWSUllS meyer Construction Co. of St. Lbiils Thursday, Olln A. Wetzel, secretary, announced today. EDAVARDSV1LLE - Three lawsuits for n total nf $60,000 in Wetwl said construction of the j damages.-' stemming from the building is expected to begin In!same highway accident nearly two weeks, with occupancy in nine months. Need for the building Is because the company, which insures greenhouses all over the United States and in Canada, is running out of'space two years ago. were filed todny In Martlson County Circuit Court. Plaintiffs in »he suits, and amounts of damages sought hy each for injuries were: Charles C. Nelson of Vcnic». $15,000: Patin Its present location on 1hej t j JnncSi )2, of Kdwardsvllle. Ml-: sixth floor of the Kdwardsvllle i hp | ]V | 1e . r mother. Mrs. Mary' National Bank and Trust Co., Wctzel said. The building, 82 by 181 feet, will cost in excess of $300,000 and was designed by Charles E. King, a Belleville architect. It will be constructed on a site four blocks from the present head- qiwrl'crs of HIP company. Adjoined by a 20-car parking lot, the nev< building will have an exterior of imported Italian travertine marble on three sides. Wctzel said, with glass on the east or front side in addition to aluminum sun louvres to reduce direct sunlight into the building. In the center, adjoining a waiting ai-ea, will be a green- Jones. $15.000: Alversle F. N-?l- son of Venice, and Velma Nelson. 14. a minor, S1R.OOO each. Named defendant in each of thr suits was Gerald M. Clark, as administrator of the estate of John Scott Payne, deceased. The complaints recited that Charles C. Nelson was operating an automobile northeast on U.S. Highway 66 near the Illinois 47 intersection in Livingston County July 14, 1956, when a collision occurred with a machine driven; southeast on Route 47. Payno, whose death occurred the same date, was a resident of Minnesota at the time, according to the RACKETS FOES Sen. John McOleltan (D. Ark.) (left), chairman of the Senate rackets committee, and Chief Counsel Robert F. Kennedy, listen Intently to testimony In the group's investigation of gangster infiltration of labor and management groups in the Chicago restaurant business. (NEA Photo) North Alton MKS. MABLE SITTON HOSTESS TO PRE-TEENS Curran Home Pre-Teen Club met..Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the home of Mrs. Mabel Sittort of 323 Dooley Dr. Mrs. Sitton substituted las leader for Mrs. Roscoe Schum- of East Alton Is to do th« priming," said Hobson. „ The Mather and Theresa projects are being done as local Improvements with the city sharing half the cost with the property owners. complaints. house containing plants, measur-l Gera | ri M Clark was appointed!way, who was called away be- v ing 9 by 15 feet. The south «wo-|administrator O f Payne's estate 1 cause of illness. ,STKLOTLBB UN thirds of the structure will housei in Minnesota, the complaints Thirteen pre-teens were in at- BEING TORN DOWN general offices with the north j averred. ; tendance. Preceding games a busi- 1 LaRoss Wrecking Company be- Patti Jones. Alvarsie F. Xel- ness meeting was held. H was de- ga n Monday to tear down the third portion containing executive offices and conference rooms, From the executive offices sliding glass doors will lead to a balcony overlooking an exterior private garden, hidden from the street by a wall. The lower ievel, or basement, will contain complete kitchen facili- son and Velma Nelson were passengers in the aulomnblle operated by Charles C. Nelson and suffered severe injuries as a result of the crash, the three re- 'ated suits alleged. 230 Edtvardsville cided to meet again July 16 in the office of the Curran Home Project. Assisting Mrs. Sitton as chaperone was Mrs. Marion Breitweiser. The A Correction name of Mrs. Beulah police station that the trucks:Schroeder will be installed as pas-l"Neighboring congregations andi ties ' heali "S equipment andi have been using Lucille avenuejtor of Faith Lutheran Church, on!their pastors will be guests. A rn-i loun S e room for em P lo y es from College avenue to dog leg to|Godfrey road, Sunday, 3:30 p.m. iception will be held following the! Also housed in the basemcnt ! Cl\v} SfOIl/* Rodger* which is a short cut to The Rev. Carl Hilgendorf, pas-iservice. ! "' m h " lho TRM * lHn11nir flnri ' because a group, led by Leroy Bierbaum, will donate the tract to the fire district. Clearing the lots by the McCann and Co. was Scheduled to start today. McCann is donating a bulldozer and an operator. Surveying will be done without charge by Ralph Narup, a resident of the area, the trustee member said. The lots require surveying because parts of them have been acquired by the state to build an approach to the belt line road which will pass nearby. The tract is bounded by Bloomer and the creek and by Rodgers and Merle street. CITY WORKERS LABOR j LONG TO DNCLOG SEWER i Employees of the city street i Brown street. I tor of Messiah Lutheran Church, 1 the roadway in repair. ST. MARK'S YOUTH TO CONDUCT CAR WASH Intermediate and senior youth groups of St. Mark's Methodist'she will be discharged. Her con- Church will conduct a car wash.idition is satisfactory. r j ,. .. ... The Rev - Schroeder, 24, wasi Load limits were imposed on,will be in charge of the special;born in Davenport, Iowa. He is the will be the IBM, printing and mailing room, a vault, storage Lough was mistakenly listed as Mrs. Bertha Lough in Thursday's edtion of the Telegraph. brick and frame structure just south of the Rain and Rairt Food Market: on State street. Tile lot will be used for parking space when the market, where a complete stock was dfr stroyed by a fire on May 15, ia open again for business, in about three weeks. It is expected to take about Mrs. Lough, 228 W. 19td St.. at-1 three weeks, also, for the wreck- tended the funeral of her brother, ing company to complete its Rodgers some years ago be-jscrvice and he will deliver the ad-i son O f the Rev. and Mrs. Walter ! Schroeder. He received his pre- cause of the difficulty in keeping]dress. 1 IICLIIII l£ i»M-M il, n v n LI 1 11 .11,u» cif^i j _ ••"v ^**i I ' space, mechanical equipment ] Attend UU\ Coill.p! Cllu l de *• Uabbert, In St. Louis work. Rain said this morning, facilities and snace for future ex- ' * ! lhls week - A minister, who is a relative ol the Rev. Schroeder, will conduct the installation ceremony, assisted by several Lutheran pastors from College, Winfield, Kan., and was graduated from Concordia Theological Seminary of St. Louis the past June. Saturday, starting 8:30 a.m., on the church grounds, 3500 McArthur Blvd. Cars will be picked up and returned without charge. Lemonade be sold. FOBTER CENTENNIAL COMMITTEE, TO MEET Foster Township Centennial Committee will meet Tuesday, 8 p.m. at the town hall. BUSY SIGNAL LEADS TO POLICE WORK A woman on Fairview drive kept police worried for awhile Thursday night after she reported a prowler and then could not be reached by telephone because the line was busy. The Alton police notified the woman that Fairview was outside I the city limits and they could not Among the highlights of the!respond. She said that she heard facilities and space for future ex pansion. The company has been in Ed- EDWARDSVILLE. — The Girl Scout Day Camp, which will btr- ...,_,, |ll It: I,LSI UJJCllI V IlH.i"' V»\-Wl t III J_J\J~ kJl.V/M i. *^U Jl V^Itll tfS, IT 1 I JV.I I »»*»* M\,~ theologicalI framing ^at St. John's| wardsville sjnce 192g _ A mode , of gin Monday and continue through the now building will be on display, beginning today, in the window of the Edwardsville Sav- hngs and Loan Association. He was married June 8 to the former Sylvia Wolsberger of Webs- I.T - * ». ter Groves. They will reside in the' NCWS OT Area MCtl Mountclaire subdivision on Rts. In Armed Forces 111-67. Glen Jenkins'Will Admitted To Probate EDWARDSVILLE Admitted to probate, the will of Glen PAUL E. SAMS, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herb A. Kesslnger of 2915 Buena Vista St., RICHARD R. Caldwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Daugherty of 726 Park Dr. have b.een graduated from re- Friday next week, will be attended by approximately 230 girls, according to announcement today by local Girl Scout leaders, Mrs. D. H. Mudge Sr., and Mrs. B. J. Hunter. There will be 35 adult leaders and supervisors of the two camps, one of which will be held at the American Legion Park and the other, for the older girls, at the Flagg Camp Site, north of Edwardsville. The camps will operate from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. daily. Activl ties will include hiking, outdoor COMPLETE MATHER, THERESA-JOB NEXT WEEK With weather conditions permitting, both the Mather and Jenkins Sr., East Alton, namedIcriiit training at the Nival Train>ooking, nature work, singing , . , ,, —= —- ».„.-.*,..,., ~ ..... ^or—v.. w.,^ o^v. „.„. „.,- ,.v.~i~ as sole beneficiary his widow,'ing Center, Great Lakes, 111. fla f ceremonies, clay modeling and sewer department worked {celebration will be a three-day! a noise outside her bedroom win-Mrs. Marie Jenkins of East Al-iThe graduation exercises. mark-' and archery. The older girls will f « . m «„ .,„„,, mu..^^.. ....... ton. iing the end of nine weeks ot*«> have sketching classes and from 6 a.m. to dark Thursday to relieve a stoppage of the Shields Valley sewer which was causing a malodorous overflow into the creek, south of' Brown street. The blocked section was unstopped in the early evening after almost 14 hours of concentrated effort, City Engineer Fair-field said, and the heavy shower in the forenoon today gave both the sewer and the overflowed area picnic and two parades. EARL MILLER HAS HEART ATTACK Earl Miller. 1638 Lucille Ave., suffered a second heart attack within a month Thursday night, a member of the family said. The 52-year-old man was rushed to St. Joseph's Hospital where he was placed under oxygen. He dow shortly after midnight. Apparently satisfied, the woman hung up the receiver. Later, police received a call from the woman's husband. His wife, he said, was staying alone at the Fairview home, which was the property of someone else. • She had called him to report the prowler. After thinking it over, the hus- In A/ ton... almost everyone prefers glasses said. a cleaning, just at a time it wasjmorning, the family needed. City Manager Watt said today that, because of the unsanitary situation caused by the sewer overflow in hot weather, a special effort was made to get the work done. In addition to reopening the clogged line, he revealed, an "odor killing" compound was applied in the area about the sewer break and also in the Shields braneh. Engineer Fairfield said the point where the sewer stoppage occurred was on the easterly was resting comfortably t h i sjband'had attempted to call he; military officials and civilian dig nitaries. Miller was discharged from the hospital about two weeks ago after treatment following his first heart attack. In other cases: Mary Lou Claxton, 1711 Main St., was treated at St. Joseph's Hospital Thursday evening for a dog bite. The attack took place in the neighborhood. Earl Robinson, 3707 Horn St., is in St. Joseph's Hospital with! a serious throat infection, a member of the family said.' He entered Wednesday but -it is not known when he will be discharged. His condition is satisfactory. Brenda, 6-months-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Trimrri, 3000 Glenwood Ave., is in Alton member back. The line was busy. He cal ed repeatedly, still the line gav the busy signal. Worried, he telephoned Alto police. The officers, feeling was an emergency, drove to th home. The woman was okay. Most o the fear of prowlers had disap peared. Why did the phone give busy signal? In the excitement, she had for gotten to replace the receive back on the cradle. BUS TIME GIVEN FOR MILTON CENTER TRIP Those who will go by bus to S Louis to go on the Milton Yout Center Admiral excursion wi meet at noon, Saturday, at Milto School. Walter Linte, president of th Memorial Hospital with an ear Center, said that he has a fe\ infection. jmore tickets for the excursip The child was entered WedneVleft, and they may be procurec day but it is not known wheniby telephoning his home. MHtM GWMWI SANITONE Dry ClMN^Wf RMHy Rww OSTEKTAG Mil. CYNTHIA DOOUN "I w«t Hi** Mi «f tkt timt Ml I life* Otterta^* tfrlM." Oittrtag glasstf may look •xptnrivt but thty art not— serving tht ptopto of thi» community ler mart than 27 ytttt, STERTAG 40* f At! HOAPWAY 1100. ALTON, IU. Ifclftk «f ^w^^^ ww At WMfc yoi itvtl Cmm own nwp «<ii« A mw •pro irovn i Hwoi w iv nua Milton Cleaners * MU) 111 Jenkins, who formerly operated ; l' boot ™ m *"' . '"^."l a garage on East Broadway, Alton, died June 25. His will, executed June 12, 1946, named the widow as beneficiary and, under its provisions, she was appointed executrix. Value of the estate has not been determined, according to the petition for probate filed by the widow. It'i RICHMOND, 40-00 Va. JP — The Attendance Increase Sought DALLAS f — Several Baptis churches in Texas have startec an experiment of holding regula worship services an hour earlie: than usual on Sunday night, will young people's training meeting afterward—instead of before. Thi aim is to bolster attendance. f u jjj there will be boating at the Flagg site and swimming for the groups at the private pool at the home if Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ladd. The group of older girls will have an jvernight camp-out one night dur- ng the camp session. Richmond - Petersburg Turnpike Authority has declared minimum and maximum speeds of 40 and 60 miles per hour on the 35-mile toll road. It connects with U.S. 1 north of Richmond and south of Petersburg and goes directly through the City of Richmond. MEYERS WATER SOFTENERS • Sales • Servic* • Installation J & A SPRINGMAN GODFREY 8-4381 Theresa Street paving projects will be complete next week, it was said today by Ed Hobson, general superintendent here for he contractor, McCann & Co. The crushed stone base has been completed on Mather street, said Hobson, and the last of the stone base on Theresa was to be applied today. "We plan to have both Mather and Theresa ready for application of a primer coat of asphaltic. paint next Monday. The Havelka Olin Man To Attend". Credit Union School James T: Schuricht, 621 E. 15th St., assistant to the manager bl the Olln Employes Credit Union, will attend the University of Wisconsin's School for Credit Unior Personnel, July 13-26, in Madison, Wis. The school, co-sponsored by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), offers a three-year course, including, two weeks of concentrated study each summer on the Madison campus, plus field work during the year. Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK" ATTENTION! RESIDENTS OF MILTON ROAD AREA A* MI added service we are nuk* In* deliveries to th* people at the Milton Area. Feel free to call for Paint and Wallpaper Store 1113 MUtoii Road Dial 2-7289 • DRUG • PHOTO • MEDICAL NEEDS FnOfW 2-1131 24 W. Iroodwoy. 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