Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 1, 1956 · Page 24
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 24

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, August 1, 1956
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PAGE TWEIHT-FOUR ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 193G News of Members In Armed Forces Hospital Motes WILLIAM EDWARD SHERMAN, 24, MBC-2, who arrived home last week on leave, will leave Aug. 20, to return to a nava" bas6 in California. He will remain there until November when he will go to Subic Bay Manila. Sherman, in service for the past eight months, is the husband of Mrs. Zella Sherman of Wood River, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Sherman ol Rt. 1, Bethallo, and a brother of Mrs. Artie Prilchelt, also of Wood River, HARRY E. JENKINS, FA, USN, left Tuesday to join his brother, John, aboard the APB, USS Calleton. He was graduated July 14, with honors, from Great Lakes Naval Training Center, and is on leave at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John W. Jenkins, 471 State Aid Rd., Wood River. John is recuperating from a nervous breakdown. The brothers are members of the Order- of DeMolay, John of the Alton Chapter and Harry of the Wood River Chapter. PFO PAUL R. BOMKAMP, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe F. Bomkamp, Rt. 6, Carlinville, is scheduled to leave Fort Riley, Kan., early next month to help provide support for teams firing in thhe National rifle and pistol matches at Camp Perry, Ohio. Units of the 1st Infantry Division's 16th Regiment will provide some 500 officials, scorekeepers, target operators and statisticians for the matches, which run from Aug. 14 to Sept. 8. A rifleman in the regiment's Company K, Bomkamp entered the Army in February 1955 and completed basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. He is a 1954 graduate o Carlinville High School. LOUIS O. O'NEAL, 25, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. O'Neal, 627 Broadway, East Alton, recently was promoted to sergeant first class at Fort Polk, La., where he is a member of the 1st Armored Division's 702d Armored Infantry Battalion. A motor sergeant with the battalion's Company A, Sergeant O'Neal entered the Army in 1949 and returned to this country from a tour of duty in Europe in December 1955. PVT. LEONARD M. BRUN- BTEEN, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert W. Brunstein, West Alton, Mo., is scheduled to leave Fort Riley, Kan., early next month to help provide support for teams firing in the national rifle and pistol matches at Camp Perry, Ohio. Units ot the 1st Infantry Division's 16th Regiment will provide some 500 officials scorekeepers, target operators and statisticians for the matches, which run from Aug. 14 to Sept, 8. Brunstein, a radio operator in Headquarters Compun> of the 16th Regiment's 3rd Bat talion, he enetred thhe army )asi October. He was graduated fron Marquette High School in 1955. SFC James Bell, of Ft. Carson Colo., will leave in September to go to Germany. This will be the fourth time he has been overseas, during his nine years in military service. Sgt. Bell and Mrs. Bel. and their daughter, Pat, wil visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs Elbie Bell of Batchtown, ana other relatives prior to his leaving for Germany. Carl J, Bell, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Elbie Bell, a consulting psychologist who holds the rank of first lieutenant in the Army Reserves, spent the weekend with his parents. He has been at Ft. Leonard Wood for two weeks working in the base hospital. Dr. Bell maintains an office in Davenport, Iowa. His family is visiting in Now York City with rel- At completion of hi? visit here he will report to Ft. Riley, Kan. Before entering (tie service he \ was employed at Laclede Stoel Co. James K. Bagrnt, son of Mr. and Mrs. William W. Brvgenl of 969 Ferguson Ave., is on active I duty training at Ft. Leonard I Wood. Mo. under the Reserve Forces Act. .Inespli F. Sido, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Sido. of 104 Seventh St., recently began six months | active duty training under the Reserve Forces Act at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo. Joseph M. Avramovlrh, who was graduated from Roxnna High School this year, and son of Mr. mid Mrs. Anthony Avrnmovich, 965 Ferguson Ave. is in active duty 1 mining at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo. He will he there for six months under the Reserve Forces Act. /tlfon Memorial MEDICAL Hersio White, 606 Belle Harold Nation, 2538 Oscar Mrs. Fannie Ackerman, 3-107 East College Walter McLain, Wood River Jacob Allsman. 61S Wyss Harry Rolli, Kihvardsville Amos Logan. 1708 Oiikwood Wayne Stevenson. 1027 West Ninth Robert McCartney. 1629 Jersey SVRttirAL Lloyd Blnsa. Kast Alton Helen Ixiuise Schaaf, Fieldon Mrs. Eli/aheth Tollry, Lansing Mrs. Marjorie Kreider, 234 Maurice DISMISSALS I'ntricia Floshman. 172) Bo//a ,lohn Ray Alexander. Dorchesler Hay Cote, 1227 Pearl Miss Katherinc Dolhow, 241S Brown Mrs. Sarah Gnx/lr. .If-rsoyville John Killion. 110 West Seventh August Bredit, Rt. 2 Godfrey Mrs. Ethel Clayton, 504 Goodfellow Miss Kntheryn McClintock, Alton Memorial Hospital Mr*. Virginia Hierman, 18 Mar- ietta Mrs. Ixiretta Luddcke, Southmoor Mrs. Marcelln Swinney, 2418 Sylvan Mrs. Gladys Ufert, 3305 Mayfield Mrs. Dorothy Healy, St. Louis Mrs. Mary Mc.Collum, 3417 Brown Mrs. Kmlie Browning. 3307 Oakwood Thomas Burprss, Bethallo Jamr-s Jordan, 404 East Eighth Alfred Walls. Rt. 1 Godfrey Dale Lonp, 304 Mill Leonard Sloner, Dt. 1 Alton Danny Springer, 1909 Myrtle Wnoff Hirer Totrttithip MKIHCAL Clarence L. Brown, 80(5 Haller William H. Rice. 1205 Madison Mrs. Jeanrictte L. Skelton, Rt. 1, Edwiirdsville Mrs. Paula D. Borgstedt, 338 Acton DISMISSALS Mrs. Barbara J. Slarbuck, Hartford Horace T. Duncan, 520 Sotier PI. Mrs. Velma Lay, 223 Picker Mrs. Joan D. Haynes, 91 Carstens Jersey Community MEDICAL Dwight Fulkerson, Jerseyville Mrs. Edw. Depper, Jerseyville Mrs. Ralph Heisler, Jerseyville Mrs. Richard Moore, Jerseyville srnoicAL Martha Droopc, Meppen DISMISSALS Norman L. Dickerman, Fidelity St. Joseph's MKDICAL Hal Keasler, Bedford Dr. Mrs. Mary Williams, Rt. 1, Salu Mrs. Pauline Werr, 2338 Lincon Mrs. Elpha William, 314 Oak Michael Bottcrff, 1125 East Fifth Mrs. Josephine ijavey, 312 Logan Floyd Nowlin, 505 Lincoln, East Alton Robert Ferguson, 536 Third, Wood River Frank Stansbury, Carrollton Edgar Short, 122 N. Main, East Alton George Edgar, 2345 State SURGICAL Mrs. Peggy Coates, 2719 Viewland, Alton Mrs. Eva Phillips, 2710 Viewland Charles Clark, 225 Bowman, East Alton Taylor Hurley, Rt. 2 Godfrey Mrs. Opal Wheeler, 641 Bethalto DISMISSALS Mrs. Roberta Berry, 2618 Clawson Gary Brown, 1109 East Fourth Mrs. Lorraine Bode, 706 Sherman, Edwardsville Mrs. Willie Casey, 1722 Alby James Crivello, 2436 Henderson Andrew Davis, 1202 Cave Rd, Walter Estes, 413 Henry Mrs. Anna Edelan, 1719 Main Patrick Fleming, Rt. 2, Godfrey Mrs. Ella Hall, 731 Market Mrs. Dorothy Hine, 1916 Liberty Mrs. Helen Hockmuth, Staunton Mrs. Anna Hopkins, Hartford Mrs. Lula Lester, Grafton Mrs. Edith Pnust, Chesterfield Mrs. Catherine Powers, Rt. 1, Fieldon Mrs. Ethelwyn Sherwood, 717 Grove Ford Swectman, 306 Harrison, Jerseyville Mrs. Mary Talley, Carrollton .Mrs. Caroline Vandevord, 305 Whitolaw, East Alton Mrs. Francis Walls, 301 Grand, East Alton Mrs. Dora Warren, Rt. 1, Chesterfield Nathaniel Williamson, 2215 Elizabeth Mrs. Dorothy Wittman, Rt. 1, Godfrey Association Studies Plans For Retarded Plans for the coming year were stt^died at a meeting Tuesday night of the Madison County Association for Retarded Children at the Alton YWCA. Members of the association decided that the needs of 1.500 children in Madison County require that the public be informed of the existing need. The association decided to form a board of directors representing all areas of the county and the industries, businesses, and professions of the county. The association will also continue parental education and cooperation with school administrators in Carrying out educational and job placement programs for handicapped children. Copies of a public affairs pamphlet, "New Hope for The Retarded," will be placed in all public librar- State Receives Bids On 8 Road Projects SPRINGFIELD, 11.. (Special) — The Illinois Division of Highways today received bids on eight construction projects valued at $1,202,782 in connection with Gov. William G. Stratton's 1956 road program. Director Edwin A. Rosenstone of the Department of Public Works and Buildings announced that the projects brought to S60.154.S49 the total amount of construction involved thus far on the 1956 program. Of this total, contracts awarded amount to $57,148.737. The projects for which bids were received at today's special letting had been the subject of bids submitted to the Highway Division on July 6 but later rejected because they were above division estimates ies in the county by the asociation. The members decided to cancel the scheduled meeting in August and meet again in September. Need Math Teacher* EAST LANSING, Mich. If — College-trained mathematicians are increasingly in demand, but short on supply, a Michigan State University mathematician reports. Dr. J. S. Frame, chairman of a national employment registration committee sponsored by three mathematical societies, offers four reasons for the shortage: The inherent difficulty ot mathematics; the need for better guidance in high schools, as to job opportunities; an apparent de-emphasis of mathematics in many high schools: and a shortage of well-qualified high school math teachers. for the work involved. Details of the projects on which bids were received today include: St. Clair r-inty—5.28 miles of bituminous concrete resurfacing on W. Main street from Illinois Rt. 157 southeasterly to the Southern Railroad in Belleville, Maclair Asphalt Co. & Bituminous Fuel & Oil Co.. East St. Louis, $384,570. Roy . Dytmnr K. Flit', son of V. File, 3108 Leroy, is scheduled to leave the U.S. Aug. 15 for Europe as part of Operation Gyroscope, the Army's unit rotation plan. File is a member of the 8th Infantry Division which is replacing the 9th Infantry Division in Germany. The 20-year- old soldier is a mechanic in Battery A of the division's 43d P"ield Artillery Battalion. He entered the Army last Fehruaray. File attended Alton High School. Privates Carman B. Murrell and Bobby F. Knight, both of Grafton,, recently began six months of active duty training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., under the Reserve Forces Act. The men are receiving eight weeks of basic combat training, which will be followed by advanced individual and unit training. Men volunteering for the six-month tour of active duty are permitted to finish their military obligation in local Army Reserve or Na-j tional Guard units. Murrell, j son of Mr. and Mrs. Carman K. | Murrell, was graduated from Jerseyville Community High School in 1956. Knight is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin A. Knight. Pvt. James T. Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Smith, Cottage Hills, recently began six months of active duty training at fort Leonard Wood, Mo., under :he Reserve Forces Act. Smith is receiving eight weeks of basic :ombat training, which will be followed by advanced individual and unit training. Men volunteering for the six-month tour of active duty are permitted to finish their military obligation in local Army Reserve or National Guard Units. Smith was graduated from Civic Memorial High School, Bethalto, in 1956. Pvt. M. Rolf Langehaug, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Langehaug, 407 Ninth St., Rosewood Heights, East Alton, recently began six months of active duty training at Lort Leonard Wood, Mo., under the Reserve Forces Act. He was graduated fmm Roxana High School in 1956. Lady of Rivers Statue Fund Meeting Friday Final plans for erecting a statue in the Mississippi River at Alton lake will be discussed at a meeting at the Palisades Yacht club at Portage des Sioux, Mo., Friday, at 8 p;m., according to an announcement by Dan O. Layton, temporary director of the campaign organization. The proposed statue, to be known as Our Lady of the Rivers, will be 40 feet high and will rest on a concrete base rising 20 feet out of the river. The iron railed base will be linked to the shore by a 400 foot rock causeway, now under construction. Cost of the project is estimated at $50,000, which will be raised by public subscription. Layton pointed out that Alton Lake is formed by the confluence of three major rivers: the Mississippi, Missouri and Illinois. A dam erected at Alton in past years caused the Mississippi to widen its course at the Alton lake, which extends 80 miles up the Illinois and 40 miles on the Mississippi to Winfield, Mo. j At some places the Lake is three I miles wide. The Alton Lake area | has become a popular mecca lor water enthusiasts in the past decade. Fosterhurg FOSTERBURG — Six Fosterburg residents spent Saturday and Sunday at Cadiz, Ky., where they attended thf funeral of Will Goode, 76, who died there Friday night in Cadiz hospital after 17 months as a patient, helpless following a stroke. The funeral was Sunday. Those who went were Mr. and Mrs. Renus Baker Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Renus Baker Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Baker. Goode was husband of the halt-sister of Mrs. Baker Sr., who died five years earlier. Jw*pii F. Nation, is on u leave with his wife, Mrs. Nation, at 1311 E. Fifth St. H« HAS just completed »t Kt. Leonard Wood, I*. Belfast secondary schools are to have reproductions of masterpieces circulated among them, so children will learn to know at least 100 famous paintings. KID AGES 5 TO 14 YOU CAN ENTER REGARDLESS OF WHERE YOU LIVE! OVER *500.00 IN VALUABLE PRIZES JOIN THE FUN! WIN A BIG PRIZE! ENTER THE BIG DOWNTOWN ALTON FREE! 3 BIKES Boys' or Girls' Models fc ... -.<„ , - -41 FREE! S SS » S Sir/«S 8! i-fi! iSf/J Sponsored By Alton Downtown Business Men's Association 3 in« m QATIIDnAVMnDIHIflft AlimiQTIftth BADMINTON SETS FREE! 3 MICKEY MOUSE WRIST WATCHES FREE! 3 PING PONG SETS 10 a. m., SATURDAY MORNING, AUGUST 18 BIG PRIZE DIVISIONS FREE! 3 ROLLER SKATES PAIR POPSICLE MOVIE TICKET TO EVERY CHILD IN PARADE! 5 BIG PRIZES FOR BEST COSTUMED BOY OR GIRL This includes all costumes with award being made on basis oi originality and detail. 5 BIG PRIZES FOR THE BEST DRESSED PET This includes the costuming of any pet, regard' less of size. Award made on basis o/ originality and detail. 5 BIG PRIZES FOR THE BEST DECORATED FLOAT OR BICYCLE This includes decorated wagons, bicycles and tloats with awards being made on basis ol originality and detail. HERE'S HOW TO REGISTER! i i::;:.. •,:<. &':.-;::. ••: ,.";' ;.•<':. '.. i,-&..;.: ..-xti&KtS 4 Special Prize! BULOVA PORTABLE RADIO /or most unusual entry IN ANY ONE OF THE THREE DIVISIONS Only One Prize Per Entry JUST FILL IN THIS ENTRY Take it to any downtown Alton store where you see this poster on the window. Go inside and deposit your entry form in the Back-to- School Box at that store. Parade will assemble at 9 A. M. sharp on Saturday morning, August 18 in RIVERSIDE PARK (entrance at Piasa Street). Please be on time! ' ' Get Your Entry In Now! I want to enter the big BACK TO SCHOOL PARADE Saturday, August 18 at 10 a. m. Sponsored by Downtown Business Men's Assn. NAME • • ' • • • • • • ADDRESS TOWN AGE .

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