Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 18, 1956 · Page 3
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

Alton, Illinois
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Saturday, August 18, 1956
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SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 1958 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGETHRE* Fund Drive Still Lagging Greene County May Lose Red Cross Unit, Blood Bank CARROLLTON — Greene County is stili lagging in the Red Cross funr 1 drive according to reports made Wednesday evening at a meeting of the board of directors. As a result the Greene County Red Cross Chapter and the blood hank are in danger and unless the quota can be made both will probably be withdrawn from the county. Bluffdale, Eldred, Greenfield ani' Rubicon have gone over the top and Carrollton is nearing the goal in the fund drive but both the White Hall and Roodhouse arras are behind. Floyd Kitnbro, Greene County treasurer and fund drive chairman for 1956, is contacting representatives in the two areas in an effort to bring the quotas in the northern part of the county to the top and insure the chapter and the blood bank for the county. Attorney JV. G. Vogt of this city is the chairman of the Greene County Chapter and Is actively sponsoring a campaign to complete the drive successfully within the county in a short time. Named House Mother CARROLLTON - Mrs. Valera Berry of this city has accepted a position as housemother at the Alpha Delta Pi sorority house at Hanover College, Hanover, Ind. and will leave here in early September to begin her work there. Mrs. Berry's daughter, Miss Val Berry is band teacher in the Carrollton Community Unit School system and will continue to make her home here in the apartment, which she shared with her mother. Attend Funeral of Cousin CARROLLTON — Everett Mehl, Miss Marilyn Mehl and K. B. Mehl went to Blackjack, Mo.. Friday where they attended the funeral of -their cousin. Charles Odelin. Mr. and Mrs. WE GIVE AND REDEEM EAQLE STAMPS • WE GIVE Monday, Aug. 20, 5 to * P.M. Only] 114W.3rdSt. FREE! FREE! $10.00 Worth of Eagle Stamps in Addition to Regular Amount of Stamps — Monday, Aug. 20, 1956, 5 to9p,m, only STAMP OPEN MONDAY NIGHT WE GIVE AND REDEEM EAGLE STAMPS • WE GIVE Carrollton Air Force Officer Returns To Base CARROLLTON - Major and Mrs. William Stendebark and son left Friday for Montgomery, Ala , where they will make their home \vhie Maj. Stende- back, is stationed at Maxwell Field. Mrs. Stendeback and son have spent thi past two years here and during a part of that time Maj. Siendeback was stationed in Korea and since his return to the states he was assigned to duty in St. Louis and t h e family remained here during th" summer months. Mrs. Stendeback is the former Janey Marie Vallentino, daugh- te • of Mr. and Mrs. Rupert Vallentine of this city. Maj. and Mrs.Stendeback and son were guests of honor at a steak fry Thursday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Midkiff. Other guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Joe Powell and family of Greenfield; Mrs. Rupert Val- -tenttnc and Francia Vaughn of By Margin Of 280 Votes Fire Protection District Okayed In Greene County this city. Attend Cinerama CARROLLTON — Fifteen members of the Glee Club of the local Court of tbx Catholic Daughters of America had dinner in St. Louis Thursday evening and saw Cinerama. In the group were Mrs. Neil Carrico, Mrs. Howard Rollins, Mrs. Fred Schmidt, Mrs. George Schnelten, Mrs. H. W. Darr, Mrs. Mary Bolin, Mrs* Bessie Schnelten, Mrs. Viola Edwards, Mrs. Hester Brown, Mrs. Clinton Meek, Mrs. George Pohlman, Mrs. Lawrence Thien, Mrs. Eug e n e Carmody, Mrs. Ray Schroeder and Mrs. Joe Frank. Providence Picnic Set CARROLLTON - The annual picnic of the Sunday School of the Providence Baptist Church located east of this city will be held Tuesday Aug. 28 when a basket dinner will be served at the church. B. W. Mehl of this city had been called to Blackjack three days ago at the death of Mr. Odelin. Alton'* leading Department Storm SHOP THESE MONDAY NITE NO MONEY DOWN- 10 MONTHS TO PAY!! Come in today and soo our Credit Manager for full particulars CARROLLTON - The proposal to establish a fire protection district in the Carrollton, Kane, and FJldrod areas carried Friday by nearly a four to one rnargin, .190 to 110 unofficial totals showed this morning. In the city of Carrollton the issue carried overwhelmingly 188 to 21. Kane also voted heavily in favor of 1hc proposal 78 to 5. In Eldrrd little interest was shown with only 24 votos cast, 17 in favor of the district and five opposed to it. Most of the opposition to the fire district was in the rural areas of the three communities. 1 he proposal carried in the urban sections but was much closer than in the heavier populated areas. U official results show that 107 voted for the plan in the country and 77 opposed it. County Judge Jark Alfeld was scheduled today to appoint tbree tep-th fir district, one from each town. Present plans call for the establishment of a fire station in each of the throe communities. Attends Reception CARROLLTON — Mr. and Mrs. William G. Vogt went to Alton Thursday evening where they attended a reception given at the Mineral Springs Hotel honoring Judge Harold Clark of Alton who was recently appointed a Circuit Judge in the Third judicial circuit by Gov. Stratton. Vogt and CJark were both in the U. S. Army Reserve training at Fort Sheridan when Clark received his appointment. Judge Clark was formerly an attorney in both Quincy and Jerseyville. Carrollton CARROLLTON — Members of the LJnder Get-To-Gether Club entertained their families at an annual fish fry Friday evening at Fry Park in this city. Tony Saporita of St. Louis spent Friday here with his nephew and niece, Mr. and Mrs. Neil Carrico. Mr. and Mrs. Avery Hildebrant and children of Denver, Col. arrived Saturday to visit Hildebrant's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dee Hildebrant and his brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Hildebrant. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bennett and son of Phoenix, Ariz., are expected to arrive next week by plane for a visit with Mrs. Bennett's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fishback. While they are Medora W.S.CS. Unit Entertained MEDORA. Mrs. Jason Fox and Mrs. Ralph Chandler were hostesses to the WSCS of the Methodist Church Thursday afternoon at the Fox home. Eighteen members were present. Mrs. David McKee, Sr., led devotions and was also program leader. The lesson topic was "Measuring Our Growth." She was assisted by Miss Anita ChiKin, Mrs. Ina French, Mrs. W. E. Davis, Mrs. Nellie Warner, Mrs. W. D. Gilworth, Mrs. James Ryan, and Mrs. A. E. Frueh. Others attending the meeting were Mrs. George Wilton, Mrs. L. C. Dougherty, Mrs. Gorinne Svnett's brother and bister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Baker Fishbacl: of Hoopeston will also be guests for a few days at the Fishback home. Harlan, Mrs. Lucy Zeek, Mrs. Harry Heyen, Mrs. S. L. Kell, Mrs. W. E. Cline, and Mrs. Fr?d Downs. The hostesses served refreshments at the close of the meeting. Birthday Celebration MEDORA. — A fish fry was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Ruyle, Jr., Wednesday evening, celebrating the eighth birthday of Pamela Byford, who is here from Anacortes. Wash., visiting relatives. Present were Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Watkins, grandparents of the honoree, of Alton; Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Maple, Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Milner and sons, Dennis and Bruce, and Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Ruyle, Jr. Attend Sunbeam Picnic MEDORA. — Eight girls from the Baptist Church attended the Associational Sunbeam picnic at Litchfield Thursday. Mrs. Ward Spencer and Mrs. Don Williams, leaders, chaperoned the Medora children. Children attending • were Connie, Marilyn and Patty Spencer, Kenneth and Carolyn Williams, and Paula Gorham and Terry Smith. Attend Shower MEDORA. —Several from Medora attended the post-nuptial shower Thursday evening given by the Harmony Community Deputy Sheriff and Mrs. Leonard Stone and son and Francis Vaughn will leave Sunday on a vacation which they will spend in New Orleans, La. -Mrs. E. P. Leick and daughter, June of Macomb, were guests Thursday of Mrs. Nellie Greenfield GREENFIELD.—Mr. and Mrs. William Jackson and son, Eddie, of Lakewood, Calif., is visiting her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Koehm. They will visit in Pennsylvania and Florida before returning homo. Melvin Greer, a student in ' the Greenfield Community Unit On Aug. 27 Greenfield Teachers To Be Entertained At Breakfast GHKKNFIELD.—Teachers of this week on their pony, "Call St. Louis, but employed in Danville during vacation, has been visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Greer. Jayne Cole has returned home fronj Alton where she was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Kasten and family. School District will hold a breakfast at Woodbine Country Club Monday morning. Aug. 27 at 9 o'clock. This \vill bo the first meeting of the two-day sessions that will be held before the opening of school Aug. 29. Students will attend school for several days with Mr. and Mrs. i C. E. Linn. j Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Gokeler ! 'he first time from 8:50 a.m. to of St. Louis has boon spending j 2 p.m. on Aug. 29. The new school building for the first six grades of school, located Patty Rives of Cnrlinvillc is j a t the end of North Prairie spending the weekend with her cousin, Joleen Rives. Mr. and Mrs. Lnsell Wade and children, Boh and Shelley, have returned to their home in Clayton. Ind., after a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jo H. Valentine. Mrs. Kenneth Cole and daughter, Jayne, visited in Jacksonville Wednesday. Mrs. Dorothy Coppage of Bragodocia, Mo., and Mrs. Merle Emery of Cape Girardeau, Mo., have been visiting Mrs. Emery's mother, Mrs. Mell Skaggs. Mai del Plata. Argentina's principal resort, had a record 51,141,536 visitors last season. Club at their center east of Medora, for Mrs. Calvin Edwards, a recent Medora bride, who was before her marriage Miss Sue Stanton. Those going from here were Mrs. Don Rice, Mrs. D. A. PJog- ger, Mrs. Robert Ruyle, Mrs. Loren Darr, Mrs. Kenneth Stanton and son, Ronnie, and Mrs. V. C. Stanton. Medora Notes MEDORA. — Dr. and Mrs. F. J. Hunt are vacationing in Colorado. Mrs. Addie Pritchett is visiting with Mrs. Georgia Cross in St. Louis. William Smith attended the state fair Wednesday and Thursday. Mrs. Harold Peebles and son, Stanley, Wayne Cox, and Mrs. V. C. Stanton were state fair visitors Wednesday, and Mrs. Robert Ruyle and Miss Anna May Bowker were there on Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Moran and daughter and Mrs. Barbara Sommers attended the state fair Wednesday. street, is completed and ready for occupancy. To Visit Friends Here GREENFIELD—Maj. and Mrs Lester R. Liles will spend the weekend here with friends. Mai Liles, a chaplain at a Veterans Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., formerly was pastor of the loca Baptist Church. He will conduc' the morning service at 10:30 a the Baptist Church Sunday. The Rev. and Mrs. F. V. Wright are on their vacation. <T. X. (iambic Dies GREENFIELD.-W o r d h a been received of the death o Joseph N. Gamble of Kewanee on Friday, Aug. 10. He was 9r years of age and was well-known here. His daughter, Mrs. Harry Knudscn, was a former resi dent of Greenfield. Wins Honors GREENFIELD.-Mr. and Mrs F. \V. Seekamp Jr., owners o Ponyland here received high honors at the Illinois State Fair Open Every Men. And Fri. Nile Till 9 P. M. For Your Shopping Convenience SUPERIOR CARPET CO. 1636 Main St. Upper Alton Schafer. Mrs. Leick and daughter are former Carrollton residents, the late Rev. E. P. Leick having been pastor of the local Presbyterian Church. White Sale Special!! ' AMERICAN HOME SHEETS Type 144 thread count, bleached. Reg. $2.39. Exceeds government specifications for highest quality muslin. You can buy no sheet $if 66 Reg. $if 77 1 81x108 1 REAL ilghest quality muslin. You can buy no sheet that gives longer wear. Siie 81x99 and 72x108 Linens —Main floor Suggest a name, win Pony or S300 in Cash! Get Details at Our Ice Cream Department. Kef. !.«» Value! BABY DOLL BRIEFS Elastic leg and lace trim famous brand name. 100% Dupont nylon yarn. Run* proof tricot. White and pastel sins, 5-6-7 •. Lingerie —Main floor Her. ValaM to |1.S5 NYLON HOSE Famous name brand. Full fashion and stretch hose in choice of beiges, taupes In dress and business sheers. Sixes 8Vi -11 ., Hosier/ — Main floor Famous Name! • MEN'S SHORTS Choke of grlpper and some boier styles in assorted prints, stripes, solids. AN first quality broadcloth. Irokeii slies, 28 - 44. Values to 98c Men's Wear—Main floor Kef. *M Value BAR B-BOWL BRAZIER U" Adjustable grin, hinged fold-away legs. Removable bowl for table tap service. Meal for patio, beach, picnic or terrace. Only 20 pieces left! .. Housewares •— Downstairs Store Shop Monday Nile 'til 9 MAKE IT A FAMILY NITE! PARK FREE I LIVE PONY OR $300.00 IN CASH GOOD THRU SUNDAY HONEY CUP DESSERT HALF GAL. ONDAY SPECIAL! SAVE 27.45 ON THIS Nationally Advertised Regular $79.95 ROLL-ABOUT FAN Reduced for one Day Only .. . Hurry/ Only 12 at this price/ EMERSON-ELECTRIC Roll-about Air Circulator Right Reserved to Limit We Give Eagle Stamp* OPEN LATE! NO CASH NEEDED Charge It! Take Months to Pay/ Most "WANTED" fan in America, the Emerson-Electric Roll- about Air Circulator provides cooling breezes exactly where needed—both day and night! Adjustable height from 28 to 48 inches. Large air delivery (4350 cubic feet of air per minute) at any angle within 180 de-] gree arc, 18-inch Quiet • type] blades. Easily j moved on solid rubber tires. Heavy, close- spaced safety guards on front and back. Beautifully finished in lustrous baked silver gray enamel. MAIN HOOK GflTCLVS DEPT STORE 208 West 3rd St.. Alton VTe Mistar." when he defeated 19 ponips from eight slates in his class. Ho wont on to be j Louis, reserve Junior champion of the largest Shetland pony .show held in the Unilnd'Stales. Last week at the Morgan County Fair at Jacksonville Mr. and Mrs. Seekamp were awarded the blue ribbon on "Seth Thorn-1 as," yearling Shetland pony in the stalling class. "Call Me Mister" also was awarded the blue ribbon in the two year old class and won for his owners the grand championship trophy. Rirthday Parly GREENFIELD.—Mrs. Louis B. Meng entertained a group of little girls at a party on Monday afternoon honoring her daughter, Jackie, on her seventh birthday anniversary. Guests were Sandra Strang, Susan and Debbie Burnham, Ruth Ann Greer. Kris- Carmen Fitslnigh To Be Graduated as Nnrsft Miss Carmen Fitzhugh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elvis Fitzhugh, 613 Sering Ave., Alton, is among the 25 young women who will be graduated Aug. 30 from St. Luke'i Hospital School of Nursing, St. Japs Want To Know 'Kefauver Pronunciation TOKYO MV-Sen. Estes Kefauver's nomination as the Democratle vice-presidential candidate today brought Japanese inquiries on how to pronounce his name. Newspaper headline writers reduced it to phonetic character^ read as "Ki-fuo-fua." or "Ki-fur> vua." That is the closest the Jap. anese language comes to duplicating the English sound of Kefauv- tin Nell, Mary Meng and Susan Ewing. er. Kefauver's Democratic presidential running mate is known in Japan as "Su-te-vun-sohn." Kefauver's pronounces his name "Key-faw'-ver." Back-To School 5 to 9 P. MJ KIDS... SET YOUR FREE GIFT When Accompanied by Your Parents REGISTER FOR MANY FINE PRIZES 4.98 Value Children's Oxford 3 88 Sears own Sero- foam soles, leather uppers in Children's sizes 8'A to 3. Iren's Lunch Buckets, Reg. 1.29 J.C. Hfgflns Sturdy metal lunch Idt far b»y» and girls. Enameled finish. Plaitta handle. T^'-'-TLlJJJ-. Boys' Sport Shirts Sanforized* Reg. 1.19 & 1.29 Sizes 4 and 6 .. •> for VI Cool, short sleeve styles In choire Men's Dross Host Reg. 69c ea. Pilgrim Hose 1 Size Fits 10-14 2, r $l Fine .trttch nvl«n mitt. at K»«h» cloth, I'lisse or woven cattoni. \Vashf»sl colon. *Mix. •hrinkitfe 1%. lonf weirlnr 4 ply t*e tut httl. Machine wtihabli. M»ny fOfn> Ur colon. Reg. 69o Cotton Bermuda Sport Fashion Only Favorite llnk-.tltch knee-high In a wonderful blend of combed cotton. Two vize* lit 8H. to 11! Just Say "Charge It" Use Sears Revelvinf Charge Plan... 4 Mai. to Pay! SEARS ALTON AVOID RUSH and TENSION ! A EXTRA GOLDEN SHOPPING HOURS 9 TO 9 P. MAKE IT A FAMILY NIGHT! 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