Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 2, 1956 · Page 20
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 20

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, August 2, 1956
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PAGE TWENTY ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 1956 Two Burglaries In Edwardsville Area Probed EDWARDSVILLE — Burglaries during the night at the .T.A.W. market at South Roxana and a tavern on HIP northeast outskirts of F,d- wardsville, known as "Club Alibi," were under investigation today by the sheriff's office. Deputy Sheriff George Musso. assigned to investigate both break- Ins, said the loot at the South Roxana market, operated by Joseph A. Wesolic, consisted of 10 cartons of ciRarets taken from a vending machine, 10 boxes of shotgun shells, 20 boxes of caliber ammunition and "about a do/en candy bars." Entry was gained by breaking a window on the north side of the building. At the "Club Alibi" tavern, located along U.S. Highway 66 just outside the northeast limits of Edwardsville, thieves carried away $50 from a cash register. 15 ear- tons of cigaretls, a quantity of liquor, and a rolled ham. Eldon C. Kuhn, the proprietor. said the intrusion occurred between 1 and 9 a.m. today, with Fined After Incident At Nurses' Home Following a complaint from St. Joseph's Hospital Nurse 1 ;' Home, at Fifth and Cherry streets, at It p. ni. Wednesday that a man was loitering nea;- by in a parked car. police took custody of a motorist in whose hands were a pair of field glasses. According to the police report, the motorist, 24, was lying on the car seat, apparently training the field glasses on the Nurses' Home. He was charged with disorderly conduct, and on appearance in Police Court today was fined 525 and costs by Magistrate Schrciber on a plea of guilty. Read Telegraph Want Ads Daily the thieves entering the tavern through a window on the south side of the building, Deputy Musso reported. Also reported stolen were 110 records from a juke box in the place. The coin receptacle of the juke box had been emptied by the proprietor before closing Musso said he had learned. LINOLEUM CONTEST LINOLEUM MONTH! ECONOMY LINOLEUM AND RUG CO rakes this opportunity to announce its Linoleum Contest. In o'ur experience we have run across all kinds of Linoleum and Tile manufactured and used in this area. So we are interested in locating *• OLDEST UNOIEUM around town ... So we will give away FREE, at no charge to the winners, the fol* lowing each week during the month of August. 1. New Inlaid Linoleum for Kitchen 2. Rubber Tile for Bathroom Floor 3. Wall Linoleum for Bathroom 4; f x 12 Armstrong or Goldseal Rug Winners Will Be Announced Each Week On Thursday RULES: Bring in or mall a piece of linoleum (makes no differ. ence whether tile, linoleum—print or inlaid—just as long as it is linoleum) approximately 6 inches by 6 inches, with your name and address attached. No purchase necessary. Linoleum will become property of Economy Linoleum. ECONOMY LINOLEUM & Rug Co. 559 E. Broadway Dial 2-9411 Served on Board Mrs. Correll Assumes Post At Edwardsville Library KDWATinsVILLK Mrs. Homer Oorrell, appointed recently as acting librarian of the Edwardsville Free Public Library, will nssvime her nVw duties today, Mrs. Paul Stewart, library board treasurer and publicity chairman, announced this morn- ins. Mrs. Correll. who succeeds Mrs. L. G. George, who resigned to accept a.position on the faculty of Edwardsville High School, has done considerable work as a librarian in the past. She studied library science nt the University of Illinois and was an assistant librarian at the W Vernon public library. She also has served for six years as a member of the local library board. The new librarian also is no- live in civic affairs with membership and office in several organizations. Eihvanlsville Women Of Moose Initiate Five EDWARDSVILLE -Edwardsville Women of the Moose met Wednesday evening at 8 p.m. in Moose Hall with 71 members present and senior regent, Mrs. Betty Bange, presiding. Five new members were initiated into the organization. They are, Mrs. Cora Flavin, Mrs'. Anna Grazier, Mrs. Margaret Henry, Mrs. Tillie Landreth, and Mrs. Alma Schmidt. Members were asked to send get-well cards to Mrs. Katherine Metz of 825 Prickett St., Mrs. Minnie Burkhardt and Mrs. Nellie Weber, both patients at St. Joseph's Hospital, Alton. It was also announced that the executive committee meeting was held Sunday at Belleville Moose Hall. Mrs. Florence Beal, member of the Grand Council, was the guest speaker for the day. She spoke on activities and duties of the Moose chapter. Those attending from Edwardsville were Mrs. Betty Bange, Mrs. Angie Massey, Mrs. Helen Barth, arM Mrs. Henry. Following the business meeting colored movies of the installation of officers held June 27 were shown. The alumni committee had charge of the entertainment and refreshments. Edwardsville To Be Featured on TV EDWARDSVILLE — Various scenes and aspects of life in Ed- wardsvill.' will be featured Sunday afternoon on the half-hour "Meet Your Neighbors" program beginning at 1:30 on KWK-TV, Channel 4. Lesley Marks, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce's civic aflairs committee, said his committee along with various ipdi- viduals and organizations have been preparing a program. A 12-page script has been written by Mrs. Mary Corlew. Photographs, including 18 slides of area agriculture taken by the Madison County Farm Bureau, will illustrate the program. Narrator for the program will be Mrs. Frances Bohm Wentz of Kdwordsville, who will introduce Mayor George L. Moorman Jr., and Chamber President Reid Boyle. The community's industry, government, education, and business facilities will be featured in the program, along with last year's Edwardsville high school state Tournament basketball team. A dash of cinnamon and one of nutmeg helps the flavor of liquefied nonfat dry milk. Serve the milk icy cold. Hartford Boy In County Fair Talent, Show Among six selected for appearance in the. final amateur talent show contest of the Madison County Fair at Highland Sunday at 8 p.m. 5s Terry Brown, 9, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Brown of Hartford, his father reported today. An elimination contest was staged Monday at Highland and the finalists were chosen. » Nitrogen added to corn in dry years will not benefit yields as much as the same amount of nitrogen added in years of enough rainfall. Open Probe On 41 Convicts BreakingLegs BUFORD, Ga. MV-A state investigation opened today at Georgia's Rock Quarry Prison for incorrigibles where 41 convicts smashed their legs with sledge hammers this week in a protest of working conditions and alleged mistreatment. " Legislative prison committees started the probe to determine if charges by convicts of savage beatings and other types of mistreatment are true. Several prisoners Involved in the leg breaking episodes Monday and Tuesday told reporters Wednesday they would break their other leg if sent back to prison near Buford. They spoke from stretchers at the state's Central Prison in Reidsville, where they were taken for treatment. Jack Forrester, state director of corrections, asked for the investigation. "I'm convinced there has been no mistreatment and I want the public to know it." Forrester said. J. B. Hatchett, Forrester's assistant, said the prisoners rebelled against work at the quarry because they can't escape, the work is monotonous, and visiting and and mail privileges are restricted. Several of the interviewed prisoners gave other reasons, including alleged ill treatment. A group of 36 prisoners maimed their legs with 10 and 14 pound hammers Monday. Five broke their legs Tuesday. The bone-breaking demonrtra- tion, they said, had been planned for several days. They told how they stuffed handkerchiefs in their mouths to keep from crying out, then placed a rock over their ankles and another rock just below the knees ancl struck their legs with the hammers. SeVen inmates failed to break their legs. They suffered heavy bruises and cuts. $280,000 Vanish™ LONDON m — A firm which prints money for Britain's colonies reported today that 100,000 new East African pound notes^— worth $280,000 — have vanished from its London plant. Detectives said they hadn't yet established whether the money was stolen or shipped in error to the wrong address. Typhoon Hits Chinese Coast HONG KONG UP) — Typhoon Wanda hit Red- China's Chekiang coast today and fringe winds raked Shanghai. The Peiping radio said a thousand huts on Shanghai's outskirts were wrecked and nearly two- feet of water flooded parts of the city. The typhoon, packing winds of more than 100 miles an hour, Wednesday hit the north of Formosa where six persons were killed and 10,000 left homeless. Read Telegraph Want Ads Daily BEST BUY IN YEARS FLOOR COVERINGS WALL LINOLEUMS Specialists In Tiles Brands • Asphalt strong • Gold Seal • Florentine • Bird Plastic • Vinyl Cork • Inlaid Ken. Rubber • B. F. Goodrich i Rubber • All Top Asbestos • Arm- Goodyear • Pabco I Metal Trim. PHONE ALTON 2-9411 *" d Our Estimator Will Call on You, • No Obligation • Free Estimates I BROADLOOM CARPETING » Wedgt Plan * A» Low As '5 00 per month Top Brandt All Wool Nylon Viscose Nylon Wool Blended Wiltons O All Our Carpets are Custom Cut to Order O 9-12*15 Ft. Widgis O Wall to Wall Rug Siie • SEE US FOR FREE ESTIMATE • NO OBLIGATION • RUBBER TILE • Carload Shipment Just Arrived • 0 9x8 • H" Gauge Thick O 28 Decorator Colon O Mill Run • No IJinit • Eatty to install. Reg. 38c Eg, r Mrrivvu « 19 ARMSTRONG'S ASPHALT TILE TERRAZZO and MARBLE O 9x0 O y»" Gauge O Top Grade O Color*: Ebony, Agate, Cedar, Tokay, No Limit 7 Ea. Antique, Cordovan, Black Onyx GKMJINK BKAirfY HOM)KD CEKTU'IKD FORMICA 82 Sq. Ft. PLASTIC WALL TILE Nal'l. AUv. Brands • Top Grade • Miule from Stjrou • 4!4 x4!i • 88 Colon • Fre« Instruction* • file Value 39 H ft. INLAID LINOLEUM TILE Special Purchase Closeouts .00 O Mill Hun • 9.v9 O Standard Gauge O No Limit • Exotic Colors August Open Friday TfH 9—Saturday Till 5 ECONOMY LINOLEUM " cu o° Sit f€tt It »*dw«y ot He*ry, Altai Phone 2-?411 So many ways to save during our August Sale! Extra-high Trades! Deep-Cut Prices! And the longest, easiest terms! for Homes Electric 70 PRICE CUT! Regularly $249.95 SALE PRICE 95 Gel BIG Trade-In DEAL! * Full-Width Freezer, Chiller and Crisper! * 14.2 Sq. Ft. cf Adjustable Shelf Space! Leave it to Biedermans to bring you such a Tremendous Saving on a big, genuine G.E.! Not a stripped-down model, but a feature-packed, over 8 cu. ft. model, color-styled! Will store all your food safely, will hold alt the ice cream, frozen food, ice cubes, watermelon, tall bottles that you want to keep on hand. Come in now, during our big August Sale and save on these General Electric Refrigerators, while they last! Freedom from Worry with Biederman's FAMILY SECURITY CREDIT PLAN! You don't pay when sick or injured You Don't Pay When laid off work Entire bill cancelled in case off death G.E. %-TON Air Conditioner '60 SAVINGS EASY TERMS Filters, Dehumidifies the Air! Take advantage of our' August Sale Price to get a big % ton unit, a genuine' G.E.! Has automatic tempera, ture control, special filter and' dehumidified Runt kit* ten quiet and even muffles street noises to help you sleep better, enjoy peace and quiet during the day. Mounts flush to wall, no drapery bulge! Come in for this now! CHEST TYPE HOME FREEZER HOLDS OVER NO MONEY DOWN A wonderful supermarket, always at your fingertips! Aluminum liner. Adjustable control, balanced lid that stays where you put it. Automatic interior light. 5-year protection plan! Come in now and save on this big General Electric Freezer! IBS. OF FOOD! REG. 409.95 -•jr^ OPEN MONDAY AND FRIDAY TILL 9 P.M. oieder mam BROADWAY AND PIASA • ALTON, ILLINOIS

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