Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 4, 1956 · Page 9
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SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 1956 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PACK NINI Nursing Director Resigns Wood River Hospital to Lose 4 from Staff Sept. 1 WOOD RIVER — The nursing' and business staff of Wood River Township Hospital will lose four of its key personnel by Sept. 1, according to announcement of resignations by Administrator Martin Langehaug today. The resignations cannot be credited to any one reason since each individual is leaving the hospital because of personal circumstances, Langehaug noted. Miss A. Pearl Smith, who has been director of nursing Bervice since January of this year, will terminate her employment Aug. 31, according to her resignation as accepted by the board of trustees. Miss Joyce Kiernan, medical records librarian, is scheduled to leave by Aug. 31 and Miss Ruth McReynolds, secretary in the laboratory and x-ray department, who has been with the hospital since July 1952, has sub^~ mitted her resignation for Aug. 15. Mrs. Agnes Menzie, head nurse in pediatrics, is taking a leave of absence to care for a sick member of her family. Meyers Have Guest WOOD RIVER — Mrs. Ada Rushing returned to her home in Cairo, HI., Friday, after spending this week with her son-in- law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Meyer of 637 Grove St. , Attend Evangelical Camp WOOD RIVER—Four young people of St. John's Evangelical and Reformed Church are attending East Bay Camp at Bloomington this week. They are Denny Burk, Dale Holtman, Rosalie Pearson, and Dorothy Schmidt. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Turner of the church are counselors there. 22 Place In Wood River *<• i Archery Tilt WOOD RIVER — Twenty-two first and second place ribbons were awarded in the archery contest staged at Central Park Friday morning with youngsters for the three City playgrounds competing. Blue ribbon winners were Barry Haist, Mike Coulson, David Gunner, Larry Joiner Douglas Smith, Joe Terry, Dale Terry, Joe Costanzo, Leonard Chairmey, Bob Massick, and Donna Emerick. Judged for second place awards were Tom Terry, Jimmy Stassi, Gene Pahlman, Johnny Lavite, Anthony Lavite, Lavere Schmidt, Joe Butkovich, Johnny Meyers, Johnny Johnson, Paul Joiner and Paula Biondolillo. The judges were playground directors Mrs. Alice Kelley, Miss Tina Errandi, and Donna Wilson. Wood River Pair Wed 25 Years Set Open House WOOD RIVER - Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Hall will observe their 25th wedding anniversary Sunday with an open house at their home, 501 Second St., between the hours of 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. The couple's children are making arrangements for the celebration. They are Robert of 665 Ed- lawn, Mrs. Eunice St. Peters, 81 Marguerite, and Jack, Ralph and Laura, who reside at home. „ Mr. and Mrs. Hall were married in Greenfield,Aug. 2, 1931. Their attendants were Mrs. George Stuck nofr of Bethalto and Keith Cole of Greenfield. They have been residents of the East Alton-Wood River area most of their married life and at the present address 19 years. Hall is a 23-year man at the Shell Oil Co. refinery. Persistent Pry Open Ice Sales Machine WOOD RIVER — Burglars took |25 in change 'from the money box of an automatic Ice dispensing machine at an ice house at 520 Wood River Ave. Friday night, police were informed at 7:30 a.m. today. Discovery of the theft was made by Herman Kruse, owner, when he went to the place this morning. The ice house—or the money box connected with the ice-dispensing machine—had long been a target for burglars. On several prior pccasions, police records shotv, attempts were made to batter or pry the money machine open, A screwdriver was used in the successful attempt of last night, police Patrolman Louis A. Petitt said. Airman From Wood River Wins Honors WOOD RIVER— Mr. and Mrs. Charles Meyer of 637 Grove St. have received word from Col. James A. Smyrl, commander of the 3720 Baste Military Training Group of Lackland A i r Force Base, San Antonio, Tex., that their son, Airman Third Class Larry E. L o w e r y has been awarded the Vandenberg Honor Flight Certificate in rec- Col. Smyrt ognition of superior teaching ability, devotion to duty, and outstanding qualities of leadership. Larry received the award as a member of a team of instructors which led its flight to first place in the Group Flight Competition. The colonel's letter explained that in basic military training the role of instructor is of paramount importance. The instructors are primarily responsible for imparting accurate knowledge of military fundamentals to basic trainees and are also charged with the more complex responsibilities of helping to develop in new airmen the desire to contribute their maximum effort to the successful accomplishment of the Air Force mission. Airman Lowery has been at Lackland since October, 1955. He graduated from East Alton-Wood River Community 'High School, in 1953 and for two years before enlisting in the air force attended Culver-Stockton College at Canton, Mo. Real Bwg In Ear Something For Hospital WOOD RIVER—Two youngsters with lacerations and a man with a bug in his ear reported to the emergency room at Wood River Township Hospital for treatment Friday, then were released. . Norma Jean Legate, 7, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Legate of South Roxana, cut her toe when she stepped on a broken flowerpot. Edward W. Meyers, six-year-old son of Mr. and* Mrs'. Edward W. Meyers of Route 1, Bethalto, in- cured a laceration of the right knee when he fell on a tin can. Joe Podner of 45 State Aid Rd., Wood River, said he was driving his auto on the streets in Wood River when a moth-like bug lodged in his ear. He reported immediately to the hospital to neve it removed. Mrs. James A. Borum of Cottage Hills went to the hospital Friday to have her left foot X-rayed. She injured it Thursday evening when she fell on the steps at the rear of her home. Return From Trip WOOD RIVER — Mr. and Mrs. Harold Huck and children of 1226 Hawthorne St spent Tuesday through Thursday of this week fishing at Montauk State Park in Missouri. Wood River Not** WOOD RIVER - Mr. and Mrs. Walter W. Johler of Rosewood Heights have returned from a 10-day trip to Yellowstone National Park and Mandan, N. D. Jonler is manager of Wood River Municipal Band and is chief chemist at Standard Oil Co. refinery. "Army's* Bible School To Open Monday The annual Salvation Army daily vacation Bible school will begin Monday and extend through Friday. The hours of the school will be 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon. The schedule will include Bible study, object lessons, handicraft and recreation. Mrs. Sr.-Capt. R. B. Sharp will serve as principal of the school and will be assisted by the following teaching staff: Lt Londa Board, Mrs. Mary Lee Jac obs, Mrs. Florence Jacobs, Mrs. Eva Allsman, Mrs. Marcella Woods. The graduation program of the Bible school will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12. Diplomas will be presented to these successfully completing the course of study by Sr. Capt. R. B. Sharp. Young people, ages 4 through 17, are eligible for the school. Thin regular mayonnaise with lemon juice, orange juice, pineapple juice or cranberry juice and serve with fruit salads, Hospital Notes Alton Memorial MEDICAL Scott Phelps, 1804 Crest Drive William Henry, 504 Brookside Mrs. Julia Arbuthnot, 455 Bluff rs. Doro\hy Zimmer, Granite City William Barton, 611 Alby SURGICAL Miss Tina Forbes, 950 Union Raymond Bonnell, Godfrey DISMISSALS Mrs. Betty Bess, 2909 Buena Vista Robert Boone, Wood River ilylia Marie Dirksmeyer, Jerseyville Mrs. Rose Hatcher, 3205 Oakwood Sam Muscarella. 450 E. Third Mrs. Marcia Norman, 1908 Liberty Mrs. Rosie Samuels, 1928 Marilla Helen Schaaf, Fieldon , Mrs. Bertha Sheff, 1637 Rodger* Mrs. Christeva Stevenson, 1027 W. 9th Finley Teasley, Wood River Mrs. Claudette Tite, East Alton Carl Vaughn. South Roxana Mrs. Hazel Wells, Godfrey HANDFUL OF ACES. Even though his audience of kibitzers may not know it, Police Patrolman Bay Phillips of Wood River is looking at a handful of aces as far as motorists are concerned. He is stationed at the indicator of an electric speed- registering device and he has the evidence on the indicator to tell the exact sped at which motorists pass between two tubes extended across the street approximately a block away.—Staff Photo. Not a Radar ' One Man Operates Speed Timer WOOD RIVER. — The process through which Wood River Police nabbed 12 on charges of speeding Wednesday consists of an electric device which records the time in which an automobile passes between two tubes which are extended across a street. This is an electric timing apparatus, not radar and can be operated by a single policeman, who usually is stationed a couple of hundred yards from the tubes so he can flag down motorists whose vehicles have been shown by the indicator to be travelling faster than the law prescribes. The tubes, both hollow, jolt an electric indicator when the wheels of a vehicle pass over them. The first "jolt," caused by air squeezing against the electric apparatus, sets a needle on an indicator in motion and the needle spins around until it is stopped by the second "jolt," created when the vehicle passes over the Second tube in the street The electrically operated needle on the indicating device is at the station the policeman has assumed, the vantage point from which he can flag down violators. Police Patrolman Ray Phillips, who was operating the .device Friday on Wood River avenue, said he has never had to give chase after motorists who fall to stop. . "You just get out In the lane of traffic and hold up your hand," Phillips said. "It's illegal to' run over a policeman; you know." He added, "Maybe some people haven't read the law on this, but that's a chance you have to take." ' An elaborate street improvement program is nearing completion in Wood River and, as the streets become more and more conducive to free-rolling travel police are concentrating pn curtailing speeding, Police Chief Coutre said. He said the efforts of police will be especially intense in residential areas and in the vicinity of school*, where there are children. FA 6 B 9 Battery To Take Training In Wisconsin Members of "B" Battery of the 927th Field Artillery Battalion in the 102nd Infantry Division are to move out Sunday for Camp McCoy, Wis., for two week's annual unit training. The battery has its headquarters at 1729 Annex St., and is under Capt. Douglas R. Fisk, Godfrey. "B" Battery is an arm of the division commanded by Maj. Gen. Lief J. Svcrdr p ol St. Louis. More than 3,000 men from Missouri and Southern Illinois will undergo intensive training for the next two weks, utilizing equipment available to the active Army. The two week's training period will serve as a toughening period and a means to bring the Reservist up- to-date on the latest weapons of war. The Annual Unit Training duty also gives tine 102nd an opportunity to work in the field and to bring into closer working order the teamwork necessrry to a fighting • WADING POOL SWEETHEART. Selected queen of the Hartford Municipal Wading Pool Friday afternoon was Gloria Harwell, 9, (center) daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Harwell of 618 Old St. Louis road. The two runners up are Vickie Grieg, 9, at left, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Grigg, and Linda Schmidt, 4, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Schmidt—Staff Photo. 185 Witness Contest .'*. Gloria Harwell Hartford Wading Pool Sweetheart HARTFORD — Gloria Harwell was selected "wading pool sweetheart" at the water show at the local playground Friday afternoon when nearly a hundred children participated in the various water contests. Runners up in the beauty contest were: Vickie Grigg, second place, and Linda Schmidt, .third. Finalists were judged for their personality, posture, smile, suntan, and bathing suit. First place winner was awarded a jumping rope with bells as lier prize. The prize for second place was a leather wrist purse and third place winer received a wooden horn. Other contestants in the beauty contest were: Connie Fisher, Carol Seehausen, Vera Schneider, Barbara Scoggins, Virginia Smith, Gwen England, Nancy Retzer, Mary Retzer, Starla Grovcr, Lana Sue Seets, Donna Sue Sumner, Patty Copeland, Earlene Humer- Ickhouse, Phyllis Denton, and T<mi Fenton. Norman Elledge, who had been practicing in the bathtub every night for a week, won the "underwater endurance" contest, and machine. . The "B" Battery will return home Aug. 19 upon completion of training. OPEN SUNDAY 8 A. M. TO 12 NOON Denny Dabbs was winner of the in- nertube race. The "dog paddle" race was won by L. W. Powers and Darrell Evans won the float im contest. Approximately 185-persons at tended the water show, and Mrs Donnie Calvin, playground super- vistor and her assistant, Miss Shirlene Atkins, was in charge of the activities. St. Joseph's Nursery Head Anna Swails Nominated For 'Nurse of Year' Title Wood River Township MEDICAL Mrs. Nettie H. Carter, 237 South Ninth SURGICAL Robert W. Wheeler, 801 W. Main, Edwardsville DISMISSALS Mrs. Catherine E. Berkemeier, 449 Madison Delbert M. Cherry, 3419 Oakwood, Alton Cecil R. Landreth, 530 Short James N. Searcy, 528 Whitelaw Mrs. Gladys M. Elledge, 655 First Curtis Wilburn, 104 Herman, East Alton Karen A. Meyers, 413 Lincoln, East Alton Louise Ann Miller, 811 Cherry, East Alton Mrs. Leola F. Stephenson, 125 Victory, East Alton Clarence L. Brown, 866 Haller Wilda G. McCord, 608 Longfellow Paul L. Walters, Cottage Hills Mrs. Lillie Bell Lewis, Route 1, East Alton Devotion to her duties as head nurse in Hie nursery for newborn at St. Joseph's Hospital has earnpd for Anna Marie Swails of 1022 E. Fifth Street, a nomination for the Illinois State Nurses' Association "Nurse of the Year" title. The honory award will be presented the stale winner at the ISNA's slate convention in Chicago Oct. 10-12. Miss Swails was nominated* by Sister Delphine, director of nurses at the hospital, at the request of many of the graduate nurses. Children are alive today because Miss Swails has stayed at her post long after her regular working day. "Many times she has remained on duty 16 to 24 hours straight, watching over a premature infant or a baby with erythroblastosis (RH factor) or a deformed infant," her nominator said. She also was cited for her cooperation with tho hospital admin St. Joseph'* MEDICAL William Miller, 132 Harnett, Wood River Leo Rippley, 2722 Hillcrest Mrs. Muriel Jones, 401 Mildred Carl Garvin, 1259 Yeakel Mrs. Bette Curry, 900 Tonsor Miss Roberta Bland, Rt. 1, Dow Miss Alma Walker. 1824 Market SURGICAL Mrs. Hazel Hensley, Hartford Mrs. Eva Pennifold, 875 Acton, Wood River Don Miller, 800 East Fourth Mrs. William Crestwick, 4036 Alby Harold Brockmeier, 1050 Schuartz Rd., Edwardsville William Robinette, 147 East Lorena, Wood River Wilbur Cassiday, 431 Belleview DISMISSALS Mrs. Betty Close, 900 East Fourth Larry Connell, 1122 Harrison Mrs. Josephine Davey, 812 Logan George "Edgac. 2345 State Mrs. Tola Hawks,. Route 2, Edwardsville Mrs. Juanita Kennedy, 711 Reuter Arthur King, 1128 Green Floyd Nowlin, 505 Lincoln Ave., East Alton Mrs. Eva Phillips. 2710 Viewland Mrs. Ethel Prewitt, 1901 Swift Claude Schloss, Poag Rd., Edwardsville Walter Simon, 1217 East Seventh .Robert Stambley, 128 Indiana Roosevelt Turner, 831 Union William Walk, ?<m Sanford Jack Widcer, 2436 Henry Mrs. MuriiJ Jones, 401 Mildred MEDICAL Mrs. Clifton Cunningham Sr., Jerseyville Mrs. Hubert Huethes, Jecseyville Mrs. Charles E. Davis, Rock- bridse' Mrs. Keith Eads, Jerseyville SURGICAL Mrs. William Adams. Jerseyville DISMISSALS Mrs. William Brockman, Jerseyville ' Roger Batley, Jerseyville istralion and her cheery attitude with co-workers. Miss Swails is a graduate of St. Vincent's Hospital School of Nursing, Indianapolis, Ind., and has been a nurse for 10 years. The pediatricians and the parents of babies who have been the object of Miss Swails' devotion praise her, said Sister Delphine. "Mothers have commented on their full confidence in her ability and her interest. Many patients come to St. Joseph's Hospital to have their babies because of Miss Swails' fine reputation," said Sister Delphine. The "Nurse of the Year" award will be made for distinguished nursing service given by a registered professional nurse to her community and her profession in Illinois. Fourteen awards will be made in two categories. An award will be made in each of the 13 districts of ISNA throughout the state. One nurse from among these winners will be chosen as "ISNA Nurse of the Year for 1956." Campers Plan Program At Wood River Church WOOD RIVER—The 1956 church campers will present a program at First Church of Christ. Christian, Sunday evening featuring a program entitled "A Week at Camp." A stunt night, a talent night, Bible drama night, "and several other phases of camping are planned. Miss Anna Marie Swails Grafton WSCS Sets Committee For Fall Bazaar GRAFTON — Committees were named for the annual fall bazaar, at the meeting of the Women's Society of Christian Service Thursday evening as follow : Mrs. Edith Calhoun, Mrs. Ward Kelly and Mrs. Fannie Slaten; Fancy Work, Mrs. Beatrice Patton, Mrs. E. Fry, and Mrs. C. Welsch; table, Mrs. Arthur Wilson and Mrs. Charles Campbell, Apron and Candy, Fidelis class; country kitchen, crusaders. The devotions were conducted by Mrs. Charles Pellikan. The lesson was given by Mrs. Edith Calhoun. The president, Mrs. John Bradfisch announced a meeting will be held Aug. 8 at 11 a.m. at the annex to set the date for the bazaar. A potluck will be served. Graftoii Unit Studies Outdoor Meals GRAFTON — The Home Bureau Unit met all day Thursday at the Rosedale Hall with 20 members present. A demonstration was given on "Outdoor Meals." The meal was served at noon. Games were played in the afternoon. Each member was awarded a prize. GraflonAnxiliarv */ To Install Aug. 6 GRAFTON -^ The American Lngion Auxiliary made tray favors Thursday at the Legion Home for hospitalized veterans at .Jacksonville. Installation of officers la set for Aug. 16. Committees will lie named at this time. GRAFTON — Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Fosha and children ol East Alton are visiting at the home of the Fosha's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fosha. Mr. and Mrs. T. T. Tonkinsoft of Alton visited Wednesday with Mrs. Lottie Tonkinson. Mrs. Edward House and Mrs, Kathleen Saettle and children returned home Thursday from Oq« uaka, 111., where they visited Mrs. Theodore Richey. Dickie Breden, Alton, is visiting this week at the u ome of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Wil* Ham Breden. Army Pvt. Darold Staten return, ed to Ft. Bliss, Tex., after spend* ing a Ifl-day furlough at thp home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Staten. Miss Donna June Ray of Nameoki, is visiting this week with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed House. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Austort and friends from Bethalto spent several days fishing at the Carlhv ville Lake. Mrs. Stella Vinnedge and Mrs. Alberta Mareing of St. Louis visited friends this week. Mrs. Vino, edge formerly was Miss Stella Schaff and Mrs. Mareing was Misg Alberta Slaten, former residents of Grafton. Miss Mary Jane Burns and Miss Joellen Ready left Wednesday for New Orleans on a vacation trip. Mrs. Marsh Howard and chil« dren. Bob and Elizabeth, of Syl. vania, O., visited this week with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Overmeyer and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Pittenger. They left Friday for Freeport to visit Mrs. Howard's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Rueben Baumgartner. Disposable aluminum foil broiling trays are now avail* able. Use them and you'll never have to scrub your regular broiling pan! TOWNE SHOP 2 FOR 1 SALE STARTS MONDAY AT 12 NOON See Ad on Pace 7 Who understands your family better- Cook diced carrots and celery together in one saucepan for a supper vegetable. They will be done in the same length of time if they are cut in even pieces, uotgyb .tyb Alton Teacher Mildred Dunlope Leaves Grafton for Britain GRAFTON — Miss Mildred She spent the summer with her Dunlope left Wednesday for New York to join a group of teachers en route to England under the teacher exchange program. They will leave New York aboard the S.- S, United States for Great Britain Aug. 3. Miss' Dunlope taught the fifth grade at 4he Lincoln School in Alton the past two years. YO U or the STATE? DRESSEL-YOUNG DAIRY GRADE A HOMOGENIZED MILK AMD MUU MIUMli NOTTOLI SUPER MARKET Highland & Gold V* t m HIE SUTMI ttMCOT Will HUE III CIHFtU CROWN Fixture * Supply t*. f'rwui 4iKt <t«orce leU. Alton, 111 t'hoiie 4-fifl.iMJ That's easy: You do. But the State will take over your privilege of planning the distribution of your property if you fail to make a Will. The St8te must base its action on general rules which may not fit your family's needs at all. You know better how to satisfy each one's requirements. Working with your attorney, we can translate your knowledge and wishes into a workable estate plan — whenever you're ready. The sooner, the safer! Fir*I National Bank- & THUST COMPANY in U«m Capital and Surplus $2,000,000 THIRD AND BELLE SWEETS • ALTON, ILLINOIS UKMiMUl rSDEHAl, UtPObll MSURANCB COHPOHATIOM T

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