Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 31, 1956 · Page 9
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 9

Alton, Illinois
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Friday, August 31, 1956
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FRIDAY. AUGUST 31,1956 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE NINE Upper Alton News Have News or Want t« Clmtf Phone MRS. GABRIEL AGAIN HEADS UWER ALTON WCTU Mrs. ..tfllUam Gabriel wa* elected for the seventh consecu- tive'year as president of the Upper Alton Woman's Christian femperan* Union. Other officers elected at the meeting Thursday afternoon at the'Upper Alton Baptist Church, were: Mrs. Eva Paris, vice president; Mrs. Katherine Tyner, treasurer; Mrs. Dorothy Gordon, recording secretary; Miss Anna Hollard, corresponding secretary. This is the 15th straight year that Mrs. Tyner was elected to the treasurer's post. Mrs. Gabriel also is president of the county WCTU. Mrs. Mollie Lamm, 90, oldest member of the union, headed the nominating committee, and installed the officers. Mrs. Paris presided at a white ribbon recruit ceremony. Ribbons were tied on six babies. They were: Jeffrey Allen and Cheryl Renee Clayton, son and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Clayton, 1413 Jefferson Ave.; Carol Lynn McAdams, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer McAdams, 2425 Gillls St.; Debra Susan Johnston, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles' Johnston, 1836 Park Ave. Martha Rae Sohudel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Schudel, 2101 Country Dr., and Sarah Lucille Massey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Massey, 529 E. 7th St. After prayer "Jewels, Precious Jewels" was sung, with Miss Ida Hollard at the piano to close the .recruit ceremony. A other parts of the program, Mrs. Juanita Harris sang a solo, accompanied by Miss Hollard. Cheryl Johnson presented a reading, "A Hired Man." Mrs. Gabriel read'a poem, "Lifters and Leaners." Cards were signed and sent to the sick and shut - ins of the union. Reports were made by the following: Mrs. Gordon, recording secretary; Mrs. Tyner, treasurer; Miss Anna Hollard, corresponding secretary. Mrs. Lily Harris read the flower mission report for the year. She said that 460 get-well, sympathy and baby cards were sent, 20 hospital calls made, 21 plants and bouquets sent to the sick and shut-ins, and two boxes of clothes sent to the Kentucky Faith Mission, two temperance books placed in the library, two bouquets placed in churches in memory of Frances Willard. Mrs. Flora Sammons,' chairman of temperance and missions, reported sending 675 pounds of clothing to various missions and individuals. Miss Joan Gabriel gave the soldiers and sailors report which showed that two boxes of religious literature and $10 were sent to Downey Hospital. Magazines also were sent to the Alton State Hospital. It was announced that the annual county convention will be held in. Nedringhouse Memorial Church, Granite City, Sept. 11. Members are asked to bring a sack lunch, other refreshments will be served by Granite City union. Meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. National convention will be from Sept. 20-25 at Atlanta, Ga. Annual state convention will be Sept. 9-11 at Centralia. Meeting was opened with congregational singing, Miss Hollard at the piano, salutes to the flags, and definition of the WCTU. Devotions were led by Mrs. Louise Stutz, who took her scripture from Luke 24. All members took part in quoting their favorite Bible verse. She closed with a chain of prayer. Mrs. Sammons led the closing prayer. Next meeting will be Sept. 27. CARMEN F1TZHUGH GET HIGH NURSING AWARD Miss Carmen Fitzhugh, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Elvis Fitzhugh, 613 Sering Ave., has been named the winner of the Ruth Mus* Award at graduation exorcise* of St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing. Tht award is made to the graduating nurse having the most outstanding record in pediatric nursing. Miu Fitzhugh was graduated Thursday. MR. AND MRS. THAYER BACK FROM CALIFORNIA Mr. and Mri. Willard C. Thayer, 1616 Warden Ave., have returned from a three-weeks trip to California. * They were accompanied by their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thayer of Wichita, Kan. The older couple drove to Wichita and then the younger Thoyers went along with them. They visited Mr. and Mrs. Charles Chase, former Alton residents, living in Alta Dena, Calif., a Los Angeles suburb. Chase was a muslo instructor in Alton schools about 15 years ago. The party took in the sighU of San Francisco, Grand Canyon and Yosemite National Park among other attractions. ICE CREAM SOCIAL TONIGHT AT SI. MARK'S Methodist Youth Fellowship will sponsor an ice cream social tonight, beginning at 6 o'clock, on the grounds of St. Mark's Methodist Church. Besides ice cream, homemade pie and cake, and coffee and soda will be served. Everybody is welcome. MR. AND MRS. PLA'ITER fUBCXIMK aiUNINPAMKN'I* Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Platter, 2728 Residence Ave., have become grandparents for the sixth time. A daughter was born to their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Platter, Arlington Heights, Aug. 23. This is their second child. They have a three- year-old son. The new baby weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces at birth and she has been named Barbara Ann. MISS ALICE PADDOCK UNDERGOES SURGERY Miss Alice Paddock, 1105 Washington Ave., is in Alton Memorial Hospital where she underwent major abdominal surgery Thursday. She entered Wednesday but It is not known when she will be discharged. Her condition is satisfactory. * In other cases: Mrs. Nancy Edwards, 2815 Edwards St., is in Alton Memorial Hospital after suffering what might have been a mild stroke,, a member of the family said. The 86-year-old woman entered Wednesday but it is not known when she will be discharged. Her condition has improved. George Madison of Humbert road is in St. Joseph's Hospital after suffering a heart attack early this week. Condition of the 75-year^pld man was described by a family member as "fair." AYRES FAMILY TO HAVE REUNION SUNDAY Ayres family reunion will be held Sunday at Rock Spring Park. It is an all-day event with a potluck picnic lunch served at noon. i They are the descendants of Mr. and Mrs. Zadock Bowen Ayres who resided in the Jerseyville area. Members of the family are expected to attend from the Alton, Jerseyville, St. Louis and Carlinville and possibly Kansas City, Mo. areas. MOTORCYCLIST HURT IN CRASH WITH TRUCK A motorcyclist was slightly injured in a collision with a light truck Thursday, noon, at Brown and Main streets. Arthur W. Arnold, 19, of 541 Sering Ave,, suffered injury to the right arm and hand, police said. He declined to go to the hospital immediately. Arnold told police he was driving east in Brown and was making a turn south into Main when the throttle on the motorcycle jammed. r , ; •• The vehicle struck vthe truck, just starting up after/making a stop, which was driven by Kenneth L. Sc6tt, 2463^4 Seminary St. The truck had slight damage but the motorcycle was heavily damaged, police said. The motorcycle was listed as the property of Carl Geisler, 2723 Powhatan St. EXPLORERS TO HAVE FAMILY SWIM PARTY Explorers of Boy Scout Troop 3 of the Upper Alton Baptist Church will have their final family swim party Labor Day, 7 p.m., at Camp Warren Levis. * Everyone in urged to be at the camp early so the full swimming time may be used. MUSICAL KINDERGARTEN TO OPEN TUESDAY Jessen Musical Kindergarten, 2621 College Ave., will open Tuesday for its fifteenth year. The kindergarten is in session on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mrs. Carl Jessen is,the director. She will be assisted by Mrs. Ross King and Mrs. Joseph Cox. Pupils of th« school are taught songs, rhythm through marching, dancing and rhythm orchestra, poems and self expression by story telling by pupils and teachers, piano playing by having each child approach the piano individually at each lesson, color work, clay modeling and other work, Mrs. Jessen said. During the serving of lunch and a rest period fie tots are entertained by piano music. This is done to create an unconscious feeling for music, Mrs. Jessen added. During its 15-year-old operation, the kindergarten has graduated many pupils who are well known as pianists in young peoples' religious and social groups. M. METHODIST YOUTH TO HAVE PARENTS AS GUESTS Youth fellowship will meet Sunday, 6:30 p.m., at the Main Street Methodist Church. All the parents of the youths are invited, a spokesman said. Mrs. Sterling LaMarsh, senior youth sponsor, will give the lesson on the Methodist youth fund. Refreshments will be served after the service. BLOCK STREET AS BUG- RIVEN TREE IS FELLED Worden street between Brown and Edwards street was blocked off for a short time today by police while a bug-infested tree was felled. The huge box elder stood in the front yard of. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mareing, 1518 Worden Ave. The tree has been infested with box elder bugs for several years. Effort was made to save it by spraying but it was of no avail. Mrs. Mareing said "millions" of the insects, about lightning- bug size, were on the tree. REPORTS THEFT OF WHEEL AND TIRE Donald Whiteside, 1948 Rodgers Ave., told police Thursday evening that a spare wheel and tire were stolen from his car. The tire and wheel were stolen from the trunk of the car while it was parked in front of his home. TRY TO TAKE THE DIP OUT OF WASHINGTON City street department attempted to take out a well-known dip in Washington avenue at Bostwick street today. It was filled with hot mix asphalt and then rolled. Duke Harris, street supervisor, said it was hoped that this treatment would take care of the dip which has been the bane of motorists for years. Street crews have, been busy in other sections of Upper Alton the past months in preparation for winter. Streets have been graded, chip asphalted and rolled in many sections of the area. 'Overflow 9 Croivd Hears Muny Band Concert The Municipal Band opened its last pair of 1956 park concerts Thursday night at Riverview with a standee audience. Towards the summer's close the audiences at Riverview have been growing noticeably. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Reed, baritone soprano, were the guest attraction last night, appearing in both duets and in solos by Bill. All benches fii the park were filled, and a number of the audience had to stand. The usual crowd hung over the wall watching the sunset and the river. Last concert of the season Is scheduled for Sunday night at Rock Spring. The same program as played Thursday night will be offered at 8 o'clock. Robert J. Frazier Rites Conducted Committal rites for Robert J. Frazier were conducted in Roselawn Memory Gardens, following funeral services at Smith Funeral Home, Wood 'River at 2 p. m. Thursday. Mrs. A. J. Rosenberger was accompanist for Mrs. Betty Joyce, soloist. Pallbearers were Henry Waggoner, Delmar and Billy Olden- ettle, Wayne Cox, Frank Lynn and Franklin Frazier. TO YOUR HOME . . . He has exciting news for you end your . child! He is an official Sunny Shields Music Studio registrar. He will explain In detail the famous Sunny Shields trial educational program. This fool-proof, time-tested system has proved successful with thousands of Sunny Shields music students during the past 18 years. Please welcome him Into your home and learn how music is fun for your children the Sunny Shields way! II Years' Experience) Over M,OMUt«Mu in Itil M C«*fttmt ProjftuioMl Instructors ThoMsjsuh •! Students Ivery Ytsjr Music Is our business MUSIC 14-A last IraasJwsjy STUDIO Alien, W. Carrottton Grade School Opens With 470 Students CARROLLTON — The Carroll- ion Community Unit Grade School opened Wednesday with a total enrollment of 470 including the cindergarten pupils of which there are 25 in the morning class taught by Mrs. Booth, 18 in the morning ?roup taught by Mrs. Blines and 24 in the .afternoon group taught by Mrs. Booth. There are 42 in the first grade which is taught by Miss Pegram and Mrs. Rutledge; 62 in the second grade taught by Miss Crist and Miss Owens; 56 in the third grade taught by Miss Fenity and Mrs. Stead; 62 in the fourth gradr aught by Miss Bruner and Mrs. Price; 47 in the fifth taught by Mrs. Daniels and Mr. Smith; 37 n the sixth taught by Mrs. Wioades and Adrian Read; 40 in the seventh taught by Mrs. Hunnicutt and Mrs. Gustafson; and 57 in the eighth taught by Mrs. Raper and John Bertman. Kicked by Horse CARROLLTON — Roy Spiker of this city entered Boy Memorial rlospital for treatment for facial lacerations which he received when he was kicked by a horse Wednesday evening at his home lere. Bloemfontein, South Africa, has decided to permit no mixed gatherings of Europeans and non- Europeans in its City Hall. Nortli Alton News To Select Officer Candidates The nominating committee of Elm Street Presbyterian Women's Organization will select a j slate of candidates this month, according to announcement of Mrs. William Rogers, president. The committee is composed ol Mrs. Henry Reining, Mrs. Mary Davis. Mrs. Lynn Cooper, Mrs. OHn Smothers and Mrs. Grace Volmer. The PWO met Thursday evening in the church social rooms, where they heard Miss Dorothy Paddock give a report on the church retreat held last: Sunday at Chautauqua, and Miss Mabel Smith who told of attendance at conference, McMiirray College, Jacksonville, at which she represented the women's group of the church. The fall Presbyterials to be held in October will be at Chester, Coliinsville, Jerseyville and Litchfield, at dates to be announced later. The Elm Street group received an invitation from Col- lege Avenue PWO to .be present at its guest night, Sept. 5, 7:30 p. m. which will be a covered dish dinner meet ; r>g. Mrs. Charles Walters presented the program and reviewed the book "I Believe." Following the meeting the refreshments were served by Mrs. Davis, Mrs. William Hine and Mrs. Robert Craig, who substituted for Miss Ruth Eccles. Observes Brithdny Charles Hausman was honored Tuesday at. a lawn party at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Hausman of 3046 Alby St., on the occasion of his sixth birthday. Mrs. Hausman was assisted in entertaining by three of Charles' aunt, Mrs. Ronald. nracht, Mrs. James Wright, and Mrs. Bob Hausman. Mickey Mouse motif was used, with balloons and a birthday rake on the table. Guests were Mary Ellen Jimpson, Kathy Bracht, Jerry and Marvin Wright. Mike Ruckman, Jerry and Kathy Bemis, Pam and Penny Moore, Tommy Downing, Sharon, David and Jody Kirbach. Magpie's Silken Nest A magpie in a suburb of Perth, Australia, recently feathered its nest for the winter—with nylon. Mrs. J. R. Pickersgill noticed on washday that her freshly laundered nylon stockings were missing from the line. The magpie, it developed, had stolen the stockings. Maurice. Brills Aivarded His Master's Degree MAURICE W. BRITTS Maurice W. Britts, formerly of Alton, received his master of arts degree at the University of Minnesota at commencement exercises held recently. He received his bachelor's degree at St. John's and did graduate work for his master's while teaching in junior high school at Minneapolis. He is instructor in English and social studies, in his junior high school, and also is chairman o( the teachers, advisory board at his school for the 1956-57 school year. Britts is the son of Mrs. Agness Britts of 111.1. Putnam St. and of the late Clarence Britts. He is the father of two daughters, and he and his wife are expecting a third child. His mother attended the commencement exercises. In Alton, he attended St. Patrick's grade school and was graduated from Marquette High School. He served in the Navy in World war two. Vacationing Boy Will Welcome School PORT ARTHUR, Tex. /P—Dlrk- ie Shinn, 9, should welcome the sanctuary of the schoolroom this fall. During his vacation, Dickie, a fourth grader, was hooked by a bull, burned when a firecracker exploded in his face, and Injured in an automobile accident. m Read Telegraph Want Ads Dally Why w«H7 O*1 today'* highest trad* ^ on your pr«»e>ni carl YOU'RE ALWAYS W61COMS AT YOUR OLDsMOBILf DEALER'S! WALZ MOTOR CO, RAY MOTOR GO. EdwardsviUe Road at Whltelaw Ave., Wood River. Phone: 4-3809 1000 E. 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