Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 24, 1956 · Page 5
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 5

Alton, Illinois
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Tuesday, July 24, 1956
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TUESDAY, JULY 24, 1956 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE FIVE Graham To Head Six Pergons Hurt In Tltrec T • n i s~t Jersey Auto Crashes Sunday Jersey Red Cross JERSEYVILLE — S. W. (Rim Graham, Jerseyvilir business man was elected president of the Jersey County Chapter of Die American Red Cross at. the organization meeting of the board of directors Friday evening. Graham has been serving ns chairmar, of the local chapter for sever?! months succeeding R. Leo Smith who resigned in October. Mrs. Lloyd Sunderland. Sr., was Mrs. State's Tax Collection Up $82 Million SPRINGFIELD. 111. (SpecialU In a report to Gov. William (3 JERSKYVILLE — A series ofi automobile, motorcycle and truck accidents in the .lerseyville and Jersey County area kept local police and members of the state highway pafrol busy through Sunday. The Sunday morning series was ushered in hy an accident in the vicinity of what is known as Kate's Tavern eight miles south of Jerseyville when cars operated by Norman L. Oulson and Bruce Crawford of Kane were involved in an accident. Oulson has been elected firsl vice president; Byron L. M.iDow, second v ce president; Mrs. Howard Manning, secretary and Miss Ada Keehner, treasurer. Oilier members of the directorate include. Earl Legate, Mrs. Mabel Baxter and Mrs. Edith Cal- lioun of Grafton; Sam Schafer of Delhi; Mrs. John T. Lillard, -Mrs. Rodney Jacoby, F. A. Munsfer- niah, Chris Ringhausen, Mrs. Frank Fulkerson, Clarence Updil<e. Jr., Mrs. M. A. McMahan, Miss Harriet Erwin, Leslie Shines. Joseph R. Fulkerson. Mrs, Leslie Shines, Mrs. B. A. Marsden, O. A. Wilson, Clinton Cope. Frank K. Fulkerson, Mrs. William F. Hanley, Mrs. Gus Heneghan, Mrs. K. Leo Smith. R. Leo Smith, of Ju-seyville: Mrs. Lena Kruse and Mrs. Wilbert Hoff.sleller of Fieldon: and Mrs. Clarence Sunderland of Delhi. At the meeting the fate of (he blood program in Jersey County was discussed and it was suggested that citizens who wish to continue the service here and have not been able to donate blood, might contribute mo|ey to assist in keeping the program in Jersey County., 1'arcnts of Son JERS1JYVJLLE — Mr. and i Mrs. Donald Sears of Jersey-! ville arj? announcing the birth ofj ii son, Ronald Marion, at 8:4(ij a.m. Saturday at the Jersey Community Hospital. The baby weighed six pounds 35 s i ounces. He is a grandson of Mr. and JMrs. Roy Sears of JerSeyville and of Mrs. Emma Kollmann of Berlin, Germany, and Is a" great grandson of Mrs. Minna Schmidt of Berlin. The couple has another child, a. daughter, Marie Theresa who will be eight in October. Mrs. Sears was formerly Miss Kaethe Schmidt of Germany. She and Mr. Sears were married during World War II and Mrs. Sears •has been a resident of Jersey- vine for five years. Leave For Marine Base JERSEYVILLK — A group of Jersey County men, all 1956 graduates of the Jersey Community High School, left Lambert Field by plane Sunday, for Camp Pendleton, Calif., where they will take two weeks training. They win enter military service in September for a three-year tour of duty. In the group were Pvt. 1-C Nelson B. Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ruby Miller; Pvt. Darrel Berthoux, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Berthoux; Pvt. Edgar Schroeder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Schroeder; Pvt. Gary Brown, son of Mr. and M r s . Bennett Brown of Graf ton; and Pvt. Larry Berry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Berry of Kane. Announce Birth of Boy JERSEYVILLE-Mr. and Mrs. Richard Arnold are announcing the birth of a son at 6:25 a.m. Monday at the Jersey Community Hospital. The baby weighed; seven pounds 15 ounces and is j the third child of the couple, Mrs. Arnold was formerly Miss Ruth Tucker of Jerseyville. i Plan Social ; JERSEYVILLK — Mrs. Elvin' Breitweiser, president of t h e. Altar Society of St. Francis Xavier's Church, has announced that: in the event of rain, the social sponsored by the organi/a- ti'on tonight will be moved into the school building. The public is invited to attend. L^avfl on Motor Trip Went JERSEYVILLE — Bob Bertman, Torn Waters and Wilfred Goetten left Sunday for a 10-day motor trip West and will attend the rodeo at Cheyenne, Wye. Stratton, State Revenue Director i residing on RR2 Godfrey. The time Richard J. Lyons said lax collec-1 of t | le accident is listed by police tions for the -fiscal year ending j as 12:10 a.m. June 30, 1956, were up $82,000.000 j over the prevoitis year. j Total tns collection for the fiscal year was $516,378.221? as compared to $434,354,213 for 1955, Of this increase, $10,169.921 was the amount of use tax collected to date. The 2! 2 cents sales tax during: this period produced $267,325.903 as compared to $207,342.539 during 1955 when it was 2 cents. Amounts from other sources of revenue for fiscal 1956 (with figures for fiscal 1955 in parentheses i follow: CigJirette tax S:V2,r)24.M5 (S'.IO,870,0201; liquor revenue, $25.774.537 ($24,059.20.11; motor fuel tax, $1'»fi,40fi.2l6 (5140,081.801); public utility tax, $32,260,963 ($30.129,0351; <• o i n - operated amusement device tax $359,594 ($392,631); and private car line tax, 5.584.107 ($572.786). Lyons said June collections totaled $47,248,917 as compared to $39,934,685 in June a year ago. Sales tax collected in June amounted to $23,927,342, an increase of $5.447,554 over June last year. Use tax On oul-of-state sales collections in June was $1,241.753. Other taxes and the amount of receipts in June follow: Cigarette tax, $2.977,671, 'up' $155.971 over June last year: liquor revenue, $2,449.492, up $88,226; motor fuel tax. $13.726,451, up $113,776; petroleum Inspection fees, $89,237, up $6.491; public utility tax $2,785.847. up $280,491; private car line tax, $50,410, down $18,845; and coin-operated amusement device tax $714, down $1,185. Totals for the first six months of this year for the eight taxes (with figures for the same period last year in parentheses) follow : Sales tax, $139.309.530 ($107,701,532); cigarette tax, $16,208,363 ($15,156,529); liquor revenue, $12.685,825 ($11,750,975); motor fuel tax, $71,451,111 ($68.726,914); petroleum inspection fees, $492,199 ($456,397); public utility tax, $17,363,528 ($16,035,160): coin-operated amusement device tax, $20,512 ($46,418), and private car line tax, $350,037 ($332,427). State Police Officer Wilson Sehultx of Jerseyville investigated the accident and issued an arrest ticket to Oulson charging him with turning in front of traffic. Oulson pleaded guilty to the charge Monday morning before Justice A. Thatcher and was fined $25 and costs. The most serious of the Sunday accidents occurred three and one -tratf 'S south ol Jerseyville about 4:30 p.m. when cars driven by Mrs. Wesley Cope of Fieklon and Klvm Apple-Ion of 20=13 Market jSt., East St. Louis, were involved j in a headon collision. ; At the time of the accident, Mrs. j Cope was accompanied by her [•husband and Appleton was driving | alone. Jacoby Brothers ambulance | was called to the scene of the accident and brought Mr, and Mrs. Cope to the Jersey Community Hospital. Preliminary examination there indicated that Cope had suffered a fracture of the left leg, head injuries, nose fracture and chest anil shoulder injuries. Mrs. Cope had suffered the. fracture of one arm and other shoulder and chest injuries. Appleton suffered minor | bruises. j Stale police officer Everett Estes of Jerseyville investigated the accident and issued two arrest tickets to Applelon. One was for reckless driving and one for operating a motor vehicle without an operator's license. Appleton was arrested and arraigned before Justice A. Thatcher Sunday evening. Bond for further examination July 31 at 10 a.m. was set in the reckless driving charge at $3.000 and operating a motor vehicle without an operator's license at $500. It was announced from the office of state's attorney Claude J. Davis that the hearing date will be postponed from July 31 until such time as witnesses have convalesced suf- ficently to attend the hearing. Appleton was remanded to the county jail Sunday evening following his arraignment when he was unable on a curve in the highway near the plant, of the Baughman Manufacturing Company ;:nd crashed. Riding with Schwab at the time of the accident were Ronald MeKin- m.. of Kane and Mis< Mai.\ Carol Davis and Miss Joan Davis of Jerseyville. Taken To Hospital City Police Officers Dale O. Ogden and Kenneth Weller investigated the accident. Jacoby Brothers Ambulance was called to the site of the wreck at 11; 15 p.m. The four occupants of the car were taken to the Jersey Community Hospital. Preliminary examination there indicated Miss Joan Davis had suffered a fracture of one of the legs above the ankle. Miss Mary Carol Davis had sustained shoulder injuries. Schwab had head injuries of a minor nature and McKinney's injuries were also listed as of a minor nature. City police issued an arrest ticket to Schwab charging him with hie par )r»A fugt ||ic 3 . der arrest and filed charges of disturbing the peace against both of them. Both pleaded not guilty and were released on hail of $300 each for appearance July 30 at 10 a.m. for a hearing. Accepts Volition JERSKYVILLT: -wiinam Jenner. son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Miller of Jerseyvilir accepted a position as manager of the farming and dairying operations of Pinehursl Dairies ;;t Rockford, and he nnd Mis. Jenner and their daughter. Kyra. who have been visiting at the Miller home here, will leave Aug. 1 for Rockiord to reside. Mr. and Mrs. Jenner went lo Rockford Monday to complete plans for their residence there. Jenner was recently separated from military service with the rank of Lieutenant. (iiiests Here Kn Honk, Uest JERSEYVILLE.--Mr. and Mrs. Truman E. Stelle. daughter. Sarnh, and son, Frank, of Chicago, were weekend guests of Mr. Stelle's mother, Mrs. Frank E. Stelle, en route to Colorado Rotariam Of Jersey Donate $50 ior Blood Bank Program pearancc is slated for July 1'6 at 10 a.m. A minor traffic accident was reported by city police about ~i p.m. Sunday when a motorcycle reported as ridden by Richard L. Joiner of the Wood River vicinity and a car operated hy Coy Lee Baker were involved. Following the collision, city police reported that Joiner and Baker engaged in a fight which was broken up by the arrival of Police Officer Dale Ogrlen. Ogden placed the two drivers un JF.RSEYVI.LLE.- Members of i the Rotary (Hub st their weekly i dinner meeting Monday noon at | )as |1he Peace Evangelical and He- formed Church discussed the blood bank program and voted to pay Sr>0 toward making up the deficit needed to ensure the return of the bloodmobile unit to this locality. A project was presented to the cluh hy Edward L. Roady le- garding the taking of 100 boys and girls to one of the Cardinal ball ga'mes in St. Louis some- lime during August. Methods of transportation were discussed. During the current summer months the Rotary Club is dispensing with its weekly dinner programs. They will be resumed in September, according to present plans. The program committee of the H. F. Henderson i«. donating the paper which now has a value of around S16 per ton. Fidelity Rfiiwm Entertained At \orom K1DKUTY _ I innrtinsr of cluh is pvrning at for ChnwiHl K.vpansron I SAN FRANCISCO /T> ThP in-' creasing intrrrst in outdoor conking, barbecuing ami campinp is expanding the charcoal industry in western states. The U.S. Forest Service reports a growing number of inquiries as to types of kilns to be used, pmcespint; and related problems. In California, most of the charcoal production is in the Paso Thr mnn thl v Kidelily Home i Kurrmi unit \va< Iicld Friday H Her noon at the hum' 1 of Mrs. Robert Yocom. Theie unrn nineteen nicmlicr^ and 10 \ is- itor.* present. The minor lesson was given by thrci 'I-H members and con-. sisled of demonstrations. "Press- nit! find Different Kinds of | Irons' 1 by Marilyn \Vie.ganrt and! "Pie Crust" by Sue Crorhani and! a talk, "Cooking of Meats" by, Virginia (Jorharn. The major! Roblcs and HCHklsburg arras, i lesson, "Frozen and Chilled Des- \ erts" was given by Mrs. George. 1 Barnes and Mrs. Russell Rich. The unil will hold a picnic, Aug. 6, at Busch's pork. The meal will be pollurk and th« families of members are invited. Society Meets FIPTOUTY The m o n t b 1 y meeting of the Missionary So< ioty of tho Baptist Church was hold !n«t \voo.k at the home of Mr--. MeMn Wiegnnd. Mrs. iC'hai-les Swanner h.'irl eharRO of i Ih" devotional period and the I lesson. The next meetmp will he held Aug. S at the home of Mrs. Kvr-rett Heed. Hdellt.v Notes ' FIDKLITY - Miss Florenee Swamier visited last week with Mr. and Mrs. Don L. Johnson of Bunker Mill. Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Turner of Godfrey visited Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. George The wood used is chiefly live- oak, with some associated hardwoods. K. \V. Morris, a tree farmer living near Cave .Junction, Ore., operates two kilns turning out Bel). Over 75,(XX) natives now are employed in Papua and New Guinea, Port Moresby learns. scheduled to meet this i about 10 tons of charcoal monlh- the offices of O. G. transaction of busi- lor a 10-day vacation. They will visit Mr. Stelle's | Loach brother and sister-in-law. Mr. j ness. and Mrs. Moore. Stelle in Gilo-' A donation of seven tons of ratio Springs and so on for n ' waste paper was announced and visit al Kstes Park and other i plans were made tor transport- points of ink;rest. Stelli- is on , i"K »!IP paper to the market. vacation from his duties as comptroller for Paper Mater Co. Sailor Never Sees the Sen, BOSTON tV — First male William F. McCommisky of the ship Sea Belle lias been a sailor for over a century without getting out of Boston Harbor. McCommisky for 515 years has been making runs on an exeur- City | sion liner between • Boston and Nantaskct, a summer resort on the harbor. ly. He uses such hardwoods madrono, man/.anita and oak. 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