Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 16, 1954 · Page 8
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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH East Alton Village Trustees Approve Salary Ordinance Also Approve Bill To Create Position 0( Police Clerk ALTON. -An ordinance sfttfng up salaries of village of fiClals and employes, and" one cfeating the position of police cferk in the police departmenl wtre passed by the village hoard during ft special meeting Thursday night, .The board also heard the first reading of nn ordinance providing: social security coverage for village employes, and tabled it for seven days for public inspection. Salaries for the fiscal year beginning May 1 are as follows: Village president, $150 per month, plus $500 for expenses; clerk, $133.33; treasurer, $183.33; attorney, $50 per month, plus $250 expenses; water commissioner, $303.33; water clerk, $205. Police chief, $320; night captain, $304.16; patrolman, $300; police clerk, $268.75; merchant policeman, $50; street commissioner, $312.50; assistant street commissioner, $268.75; village hall janitor, $171.66; firemen, $300; fire chief, $25; health officer, $50; trustees, $5 per meeting; day laborers, $1.55 per hour. To Keep Record* Under provisions of the ordinance, the police clerk will answer the phone and keep records, but will be excluded from regular police duties. He will be under the supervision of the police chief. The social security ordinance will extend coverage to all eligible village employes. Exempted from coverage are all elected officials, the attorney and treasurer, and employes of the library board and recreation commission. Mayor Charles Vanpreter said library and recreation em- ployes are not included because they tre in separate departments, and not under direction of the village board. The ordinance is scheduled to take effect May 1. May 1-7 \vas proclaimed "Glean-up Week," in answer to a request.by the village Civic Beautification Committee. Beginning May 3, the mayor said, the village will pick up all refuse and ashes from the alleys. The two street department trucks will be' useA for the cleanup, 'plus one or two additional trucks which will be rented for the drive. Residents were asked to set out all trash and refuse for pickup beginning May 3. Surplus Fimcls v The board discussed charging a rental fee to the water department, but tabled action until a future meeting. Mayor Vanpre- ter said there was a surplus in' the water department funds, and the bonds for the department cannot be called in before I heir due date. He said bond attorneys suggested the rental method to enable the village to use the extra water funds for village operation. It had been the practice in the past to transfer funds from the water department to other departments as needed, but bond attorneys said Ihe rental system would be more advantageous. Councilman Bill LinkoRle was appointed to investigate the Wood River VFW's request for permission to sell poppies in East Alton May 28 and 29. Linkogle was instructed to check with the East Alton VFW and other interested pai-ties and report back to the Council for action on the matter. I The board continued work on the appropriation ordinance, which will be completed at a later meeting. Ethiopians now own 6,000 radio sets. Pnrrnl'Ttwchrr Study Group I ft Fiiifil Meeting WOOD mVER — The last in a series nf three meetings on Parent Teacher cooperation study in District 104 was held Wednesday night at the' Woodrow Wilson School in Hartford. G. 0. DeAtley, superintendent of schools, said the material resulting from the three meetings will be turned over to the planning committee and will then be •valuafcd and formulated into a 'eport. The planning committee includes school principals, Parent Teacher Association presidents, mid the president of the Classroom Tench- rs Association. The committee's •ecommendntions and report will available to alt those who have participated in the study. DcAlley said he was certain that out of the study would come much good program material for PTA's next fear, with possible formation of a continuing study group on some of the problems discussed. During the meeting, the 75 wrsons present discussed the best means of working together on the problems chosen at previous meet- ngs. Students Given Dental Exams WOOD RIVER — Students nt. he Community High School tin- denvcnt visual oral dent til ox- minations at the school Wednesday and Thursday. Dentists in the Wood River 'ownship Dental Society examined the students in the homemaking rooms at the school, leports of the examinations will be sent to the parents, and those vho need work will be taken o family dentists. More than 800 students of the approximate 840 enrolled Ht .he high school were examined, Kchckulm to Meet WOOD RIVER — Thompson Rebekah Lodge will meet Monday nt 8 p.m. nt Odd Fellows Hall. The social committee includes Mrs. Howard Acord.Mrs. Helen Daniels, Mrs. Oscar Wesley, Mrs. Margaret'Monroe ami Mrs. Ella Mnc Smith. Scout Leaders Plan Cook-Out WOOD RIVER-Plans for a May 12 cook-out were made at a meeting of the Wood River Area 3trl Scout Lenders Club nt the fCast Alton Community Center Wednosdny. The cook-out will be (it the dny •amp site on Rodgors St., Alton. All registered adults are invited to attend. Transportation will bo provided by calling Mrs. Sam Wil- linms, president of the club, Mrs. .loo Pelan or Mrs. Willie Jlolder. The group will Rather nt the Fischer Lumber Co,, East Alton, at 10 a. m. to go to the site. In charge of food for the all dny event will be Mrs. Paul Wilson, Mrs. Walter May and Mrs. Willie Holder. A court of awards will be presented by Mis. Joe Pelan. Mrs. John McCleish served refreshments at Wednesday meeting alter games were played. ' Tour Standard I'lunt WOOD RIVER—Seventeen students and two instructors of the University of Iowa toured the lot-al refinery of Standard Oil Co. Wednesday. Guiding the tour were Bob Bnchle, Bob Seagraves and George Johnston of the plant's research department. Revival To End Tonight At final. Alton EAST ALTON—The final service of the currenf revival at Friend- General Ranfisf Chureh will he held toniRhf. There will he prayer service at 7 p. m. and the sermon at T.-.'iO p. m. Easter Sunday the Women's Missionary Society will be In charge of the program at n B a. m. sunrise service. There will he a flower memorial service during the regular morning worship service. Sunday afternoon nt 2 p, m. the Alton SinRing Convention will convene at Friendship Church with the Victory Quartet of Granite City a specialty. Saturday a delegation from the Woman's Missionary Society will nil end a one day convention at Wcll.xton Church, St. Louis. All women wishing to attend are to meet at the church shortly before " a. m. nnd go as a group. Home on Furlough KAST ALTON-Pvt. Robert E. Wills Is spending n 10 day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. Goal ts 500 Member* Membership Drive Planned tt. tt/ i tt* T r< f n By Wood River Twp. C of C 79.95 Value! PuoPw ALL-ALUMINUM B: COMBINATION STORM-SCREEN POOR _ KAST ALTON .- Mrs. Mary Mohunrlro of 124 Ohio Ave., has returned from Hot Springs, Ark where she nl tended the funern) of her brother. E. l. poolo, a retired engineer of the Missouri Pacific Railroad. Ho was buried at Oakland Cemetery, Hot Springs Tuesday, with military honors and Masonic rites. Surviving Poole other thnn Ihe one sister arc his widow, Minnie a daughter, Mrs. Helen Fricn of Hollywood, Calif., two grandchildren and three brothers N W. of Tulsn, F. G. of Dallas, and V. E. of East Alton. KgR Hunt at C'hurch EAST ALTON - Children in Ihe primary department of First Baptist Church are invited to attend nn Easter egg hunt at the church at 9:.')0 a.m. Saturday. Children are to bring baskets lo Bother eggs in. Plans have been made to award pri/.es o[ various kinds. Miss Carol Knupp, secretary of Ihe department, is making' arrangements. Egg Hum Planned At SOUTH ROXANA — Club nnd Anvii! -,',"" '"""" llol(1 Wednesday ut the «. Fasut c v T «''' r" 801 ' Alto " Community Center !:,, Hst(l CR K hu " 1 ^"turclay for Joy ,. c ,<„,.„« * nw<wl , of in (he »«e and under. The hum'will" cot underway at 1 p. „,. „, ,, m parki The children will bo divided into three HUP gmuiw and money PI-UPS will be civ,.,, { , HL .|, Rl . mip> W'Mir Meet SOUTH UOXANA-The Women's Missionary Union of the First Southern Baptist Church met Tues(toy morning nt the church and during OR- business discussed nwiiilniniiiK NIP nursery while the current revival is in progress. Revival Meets ToEnclSunclay At Hartford HARTFORD - The United evangelistic campaign revival meetings which have been conducted for the past week at. the Assembly of God, First Baptist, and Methodist. close Sunday Ihe on eneral B.iptist Churches, will night when the pastors of four churches will speak "Jesus Goes Home." The Easier morning worship services will start at 11 n.m. at each of the churches except the First Baptist where, it will begin at .10:45. a.m. "The Risen Christ" will be the subject of the Easier sermon by each of the pastors during Ihe morning worship services. The Church of Christ will be• -•-...»..., ' • -x, wi i ui i,, 11 v /» v*.i n mi win i ;v A. Wills nf 420 Job St. Pvt. Wills gin their Master services Sunday entered service Juno 9, 1353 and " ias been stationed at Fort Eustls. Va. Following his leave he expects lo receive nn overseas assignment. Auxiliary Past Presidents Meet Vole Dona lion To Norbury Sanitarium EAST ALTON - The Pa.st President Parley of American Legion Auxiliary of Post 704 voted a sizable donation to thc Norbury. Sanitarium at Jackson- vlllc nt the Thursday evening meeting. Current president of (lie parley is Mrs. George Hill. Guests at Ihe meeting other than members were Mrs. John Hanks and Mrs. L. CotlreU. Winning prizes tbe games were Mrs. R. If. McMnnus, Mrs. Clifford Cooper Mrs. Hill nnd Mrs. Ruby Pence. Thc Easier theme was carried out. In decorations and table np- pointmenls. Mrs. Cooper will be liostess to the parley for the May 20 meeting nt her home 315 Smith St. fit 10 a.m. The evening service will si art nl. 7:30 p.m. Phtn Road-E'O For Teenagers AlWood River WOOD RIVER _ Preliminary plans to conduct a teenage rond- e-o driving contest for teenagers In the area were made nt a meeting of the publicity nnd advertising committee of Wood River Township Junior Chamber of Commerce at the home of Richard Schoffol, 676 Hnlloran Ave,, Wednesday evening. The contest, with trlnl eliminations tentatively set for Mny 22, is being held locnlly to select a competitor for the slnle nnd national tcenngc rond-c-o sponsored by U. S. Jnycees, Liberty Mutual Insurance Companies nnd American Trucking Association, Inc. Attending this initial meeting other than Scheffel were Dick Wilson, Gene Turner, Ray Elmore nnd Howard Gold. WSCS Prayer Meetings WOOD RIVER-Therc hns been an average of 37 women in attendance at Ihe morning prayer meetings bold each morning this week at various homes by the prayer group of the Woman's Society of Christitinn Service. The groups met with Mrs. C. E. Krannich, Monday; Miss Martha Walker, Wednesday, Mrs. Mary Hutchinson, Tuesday, and Mrs. J, B. Randolph, Thursday. HartfonI Girl Scouts Plan Wiener Roast HARTFORD — The Intermedi- nle Girl Scouts of Troop 124 held their weekly meeting Wednesday tit the home of their co-lender, Mrs. Vesta Minne- moycr and practiced H motion song for presentation at the Girl- Scout Mother-Daughter banquet to be held April 28 at the Lewis- Chirk School in Wood River Plans were mncle for a wiener roast, lo be hold at the water- lower playground Wednesday. Ench girl is to bring her own sodn nnd wieners. The brond nnd chips will be supplied from money taken out of the treas ury. ( * Mrs, Ann Dworzynski, leader n o i of " )C I'"°op, Mrs. Minncmeyer lloxana balnrilay nnd Mrs. Mnrie Parker attended • a incetinR of the Lenders Club held Wednesday nt the East Ktirns served refreshments to the scouts. Club tOiitrrtalnctl HARTFORD — Members of the Pinochle Club held their meeting Wednesday nt thc home of Mrs. Ruth Hackcnsto. Prizes were awarded to Mrs. Edna Waterman, Mrs. Dorothy Eubank, Mrs. Blanch Morris and Mrs. Ruth Schafer. In two weeks, the meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Dorothy Moore. Mrs. Bfickenslo served re- • ••• •" •» 1'iuKiv.ia. mis. iificKensio served re- j«--i" JIHHHJJ.MMI, reuniiK presi- Mrs. Mary Lrc Uowmun led the froshments at the close of the tlcnt ' was Presented a past presi- program discussion. mnpiim. dent's pin. In making the ™-p meeting. Pvib Crill comtruction • Aluminum door | B mb I • 1" thick I Dr.WeaverJelhAAVW Group About Civil Defense Set Up WOOD HiVKU. - Mrs. T, W. Holland was elertod vice president and Miss .lean l./>inien treasurer of (he American Association of University Women during a meeting Thursday nifihl. Mrs. HcHumnnt Parks, presi- fiont, and Mrs. \\'. L. Sniilrr, secretary, are carryover officers. Dr. David Weaver, president of Shurlleff College and director ,of Civil Defense for Madison and St. CJair counties, spoke to the group on "Civil Defense." He discussed the background and history of Ihe organization in this area, and said the two most important factors in Civil Defense are firrt aid training and a well-storked blood bank. lie .emphasized the area was far behind in donations to the blood bank, and urged a stronger effort be made to secure blood for use in fxjssible emergencies. Airinvilation from Iho Woman's Auxiliary of the Madison County Medical Association inviting the A/\UW members lo a -lanel dis- fjission on "Nursing Today" was i;.cnd >y Anyone! FISCHER LUMBER COMPANY 4371 BATTERY SALE! Heavy Duty c 4 /VOO and BATTERIES .... .10 up GUARANTIED Many other outstanding bargjini. Open only on Saturdays. Sllverloy Battery Company 15 5. WOOD RIVER AVE. t WOOD RIVER IU. WOOD niVKR — The "500 Plus" club of Wood River Township Chamber of Commerce met to set up teams and their annual nine inning membership drive. Major purpose of the club is to build the chamber membership fo 500 or more. It not only strives to sign new members but makes contact with delinquents and In general maintains the chamber's membership relations. The 1954 club chairman is Glen Shinpaugh. Members of the i'M.-ii .?imi|jmiKn. memncra 01 me ™"' " ,, ..._..v,..,o.— ,•.,_• arrm | Fireman were ealled and board of direr-tors are Ollie ^stian Homemakers Class Pxt i nKllist , Pfl thc biazn shortly aft . r* _ t i » •• • . _ _. . U/l 11 atimtt% K**rtn i>r r> »t (*» •«...« •" Sehoonhofen, H. E. Carroll and Ellis Sehriber. The bombers have as their team captain, Rolland Hessenflow. Clarence Decker is captain of the other team to be called "Jets." Assisting Hessenflow will be C. E. Eaton, Eccles Hugg, Bill Roberts, Lcs Cotton, Cecil Dorris, Lucian Ringerlng, Leonard Schmidt, V. J. Brazier, and Clarence Albrecht. Subs arc Bill Vogan, F5III Shorlnl, Sam Fischer and Kenneth Sweet. Decker's tenm Includes Bill Edwards, Dick Bell, Emmet Howard, Jesse Cain, Jack Harmon,, Emmet Hunt, DeWitt Hunter, Cnrl Smith and Veto Adams. Subs are Ivan Kramer, Ken Wickenhauser, E. L. Klm- fel and Wilbur Kicnslra. The award system set-up calls for a traveling trophy to be held by the. winning team each month. Ench quarter there will be a tenm award HS well as an individual award. Al the end of the nine month contest there will be individual and team prizes. Or. Kobcmon Improving WOOD RIVER — Dr. W. V. Roberson of 210 S. Ninth St. is reported to be getting along fine nt Wood River Township Hospital where he underwent major surgery last Saturday. Hartford Civic League Units To Stage Egg //(//// HARTFORD — Members of the Civ.ic League and Auxiliary are preparing 30 dozen eggs for the annual Easter egg hunt to be held Sunday at 2 p. m. at the water tower plnyground for children of pre-school age through the Junior High age group. The chairman o( the entertainment committee, Elbert Gilllland, has announced that some of the .„ , .... , """"I, a. uainauuviuu, All., eggs w,l be marked with numerals dcnt whose car had been will „ cash award (o be received by the child when thc egg has been displayed to a member of the committee after the hunt. Jim Eubank is president of thc League which sponsors the annual event. Cub Scouts Feted HARTFORD—Mrs. Van Fulkcr- son, den mother of Den 1. Pack 29, presented the dibbers with Easter later this month. Wooden motor boats arc the next project of the Don. Churches Plan Sunrise Service A tRoseicood Hgl s. ROSEWOOD HEIGHTS. --The first Baptist Church and St. Paul's Methodist Church of this area are sponsoring a (5 a.m. sunrise service at the Baptist the Rev. Roxana Home Hit By Alf Anderson announced today. All residents of the community are Invited to attend. Speaker for the early service will be the Rev. Roy Baugh, pastor of St.-Paul's Church. Special music will be presented by vocalists, Wesley Hoover and Mrs. Jesse Stone. C1»M to Serve, Break font ROSEWOOD HEIGHTS. — The will serve breakfast to mem bers of both the Senior and Junior Baptist "outh Fellowships at First Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Easter Sunday following the community sunrise service. The Junior group will present a drama, "Star and the Dawn," during the breakfast hour. Bethalto Demo Club Plans Dance Will Be Al Pavilion On April 30 BETHALTO—Plans were completed for a dance at the pavilion here Friday, April 30, by the Mr. and Mrs. Democratic Social Club, which met at the town hall Wednesday night. A costume parade will take place during the dance, to display centennial costumes of residents of the Bethalto area attending. The public is invited. It was announced Sept. 6, the final day of the centennial celebration, will be Democratic Day. On the dance committee arc President Eugene Berghoff and Glenn Snhucttc for arrangements; O. F. Hclmkamp and Mrs. Elsie Shcppard, in charge of tickets; Leigh Lawrence, Larry Stanton, Leon Gozia and Mrs. Art Winslow were named to thc Hall committee; Mrs. Leigh Lawrence, Mrs. Al Gozia, Mrs. G. Wilkins, Mrs. Lena Factor, Mrs. Martin Young, Mrs. Fred Berghoff and Mrs, 45onald Nix will be in charge of refreshments and Martin Young on the Door committee. Woman,"Son Hurt In Auto Mishap Police received a request about 4 p.m. Thursday for aid in locating a Jacksonville, 111., rcsi- involved in a traffic accident on Routes 67 - 09 — presumably on Missouri Point:. Mrs. C. Wald- bower and infant son had been moved to Alton after the accident for A check-up at thc office of an Alton physician. When she was ready to continue home, she had no way lo got in touch with her husband who had remained with the automobile." Police |Hi:.>uiut:u mi: V^UUIHMS wiin Jl«USlcr "«*~...w.,..^.. * ^n^^. treats during the regular meeting l ea ™ed from Lewis & Clark Thursday night after the Cubs had bridge officials that the Jackson- HarK sunaay . Not rea [ lzin g tn , completed their project of whittling ville ™a« apparently drove on seriousness of her injury she neg nnd painting doorstops which will towards Alton after the\ crash, i nc t e( j ( 0 have it X-rayed unti be displayed during the regular but. police were unable to get Thursday at Wood River Township monthly Pack meeting to be held any further information. Mrs • •-—=•-• • — Waldbower, it was said, then she was dismissed. decided to continue the home trip by bus. Illini Toastmasters Seat New Officers At Wood River Porrh Set Fire; All Appliances Damaged ROXANA—The home of Mr. and Mrs. Leighthon Lefler of 325 Rohm Place was struck by lightning about 6:30 p. m. Wednesday during the thunderstorm. The front part of the home was damaged and the porch caught fire. Mr. and Mrs. Letter were in the hack part of the home and their small daughter was visiting her grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lefler on Central Avr. All electrical Appliances in the home were damaged except the stove. The bolt hit the television aerial. Fireman were called and er arrival. Troop 7 Meet ROXANA — Intermediate Girl Scouts of Troop 67 met Wednesday evening at the Little House and elected Judy Bail president. The girls worked on their Mothers Day gift and snacks were served by Karlene Grobcr. Leaders assisting the girls were: Mrs. Hcrley Shult and Mrs. Nelson Whittleman. Celebrates Birthday ROXANA — Galen David Scammahorn, son of Mr, and Mrs. i Edgar Scammahorn, 220 Walnut St., celebrated his third birthday Wednesday afternoon at the family home. Games were played and an egg hunt was featured. Prizes were won by Linda Wall and Jackie White. Others attending were: Dickie Farthing, Truda, Tracy and Danny Taulbee, Carol Walls, Ruth DurclJ, Carol Peek and Debbie Wilkerson. Galen received gifts for his anniversary. 10 Kindergarten Pupils Fclcd Al Birthday Party WOOD RIVER -Ten children were honored at the birthday and Easter party at the Lincoln School kindergarten Thursday morning. Entertainment featured a "bunny hop" tap dance by Diana Worthen and Diana Miller, an Easter egg hunt and a birthday grab bag. The grab bag, which was made by Mrs. John Bragga, was filled with Easter surprises. Children of the morning session honored for their April birthdays were Robert Kasten, Cloo Allsman, Linda Ann Gibbs, Anthony Stassi, and Kenny Micskc. Birthday pupils of the afternoon group were Richard Bragga, Charles Colclosurc, James Mitchell, Mark Wolf and Vicki Anglin.' Mothers of all honorees were in attendance and served refreshments. Other guests were Mrs. John Wolf and Steven, Mrs. Jacob Miller and Diana of East Alton and Mrs. Ray Logsdon and Butchic. Easi Allon Woman Falls FromTrce ;BreaksAnklc EAST ALTON—Mrs. Gary Coff man of 123 Tomlinson Ave. Irac tured her left ankle in a fall from a tree at Pere Marquette State Park Sunday. Not realizing the FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 1&4 Hospital. A cast was applied then WOOD RIVER — Inclement weather did not still the Illini Toastmastcr Club members, speechcraft students and their wives ns 48 turned out for the installation banquet Wednesday at Skaggs Steak House. Officers installed by Charles Clark, education chairman, were Bud Wilson, president; Al Renken, vice president; Homer Chandler, secretary- treasurer; Everett Reader, sergeant -alarms; ami Herb Thompson, deputy governor, Herb Thompson, retiring presi pre gave •sentation, John N. Jones tribute to Thompson. Jones has completed his basic training course of i> speeches and in recognition was presented a certificate at the meeting. Also receiving recognition were the speechcraft students in attendance. Thompson extended an invitation to them to join the club and the now president, Wilson, especially invited them to attend the next regular meeting on April 21 at Wood River Baker and Cafe. Toaslmaster of the evening was Jerry Trattier who conducl- ed a> humorous skit entitled "A Typical Toastmaster Meeting," designed to show wives what happens on -Wednesday evenings when their husbands say they are going to club. In Serious Condition EAST ALTON — Mrs. Henry Ncwby of 415 Broadway reportec today that her husband is in serious condition at Barnes Hoppilal, St. Louis'whore he undcrwcnl major surgery Monday. Roxana Boy Scouts Paper Drive Saturday ROXANA—Boy Scouts of Rotary Troop 25 will stage the monthly wastepapcr drive Saturday beginning at 9 a. m., according to Scoutmaster Gordon Kennedy, Residents are urged to donate paper and to place it near the curb. Expert Film COLOR or BUCK and WHITE Have Your Easter Film Processed at I'IIOTO-\KT SHOP WOOW For Protection against Mildew and Fumes 8 Different fype* Bethalto Beards Sprout Fast As Centennial Date Nears % Bon Of BETHALTO - Beards are sprouting faster than corn in this Centennial - minded community, even though benefits of both the beards and corn will not be reaped for several months. The approximate date when the corn crop is due for picking escapes us for the monfent, but for darn sure, it is known the full benefits of the beards will bo reaped next Sept. 3, 4. 5 and 6, the dates of the Bethalto Centennial Celebration. Some of the boys — the older ones capable of manufacturing whiskers — began the cultivation of beards on the morning ot Jan. 1, 1954, many of them probably not feeling up 'to shaving anyhow after the New Year's Eve celebration. Few Change Style A few of the "early-growers" have changed horses in midstream, and tiring of their beard style, have gotten out the sheep shears, cut through the thistle, shaved, and started again. Others have stubbornly stuck to what they hove — a mess of itchy whiskers. So today, Hie Telegraph thought, it. about, time to aid some of the poor menfolk with their common problem of beard styling, almost as big a problem as women's hairdos. Basically, we find, there are about eight different types of beards the men can grow. But a survey taken recently by a reporter while leaning against Ihc new, and therefore substantial bank on Central St., showed only seven of the types being used, although there were variations to alJ seven, to be sure. Yankee ingenuity, it is usually called. The style so far without popularity in Bethalto, as near as we could find, was one, labeled in the Telegraph plan as "Type C — Initial Beard." This is a beard where the grower lets it flow easily down both cheeks, but it then takes a sharp upturn to under the nose. The chin is shaven. It got. its name, "The Initial Beard" from the fact that it resembles a hugh letter "W". Other Types Popular But Ihe other seven types appear to be moderately popular in this community. Type A is one we call the "U. S. Marshall Beard", in that the grower just throws away his razor and lets nature take itg course. When the chin, upper lip cheeks, etc., are completely covered, the wearer is incognito, which is Uie way U. S. Marshall!! used to want to be. Type B is a style made immensely popular by James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok. "Wild Bill" shaved everything but his mustache, which got longer and longer until it hung down around his mouth. As an added embellishment, Hickok let his head of hair grow long too, lending credence to the almost-dead rumors that the famous gun-totcr did not wash behind his ears. Type D is one that has become quite popular here. It is simply a chin heard or "goatee." The cheeks and around the lips are shaved. A former U. S. Senator from Kansas was noted for this style, but constituents always wondered what he was hiding under the growth. The "Non-Mouth Beard" is the common name given to Type E, worn many years ago by the famous general, Thomas Ewing Jr. Gen. Ewing let the whiske'fs grow on the cheeks, chin and above the lips, but kept them slightly trimmed. However, the overall effect was that his lips could not be seen. Hence, when his mouth was closed, viewers could hardly tell with any accuracy where his mouth was. Type F was characterized by •William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody, a gun toter whose fame . was about on an equal par with that of "Wild Bi.'l" Hickok. Cody wore a very big mustache, a very small goatee and let his hair grow long. Covers Up Spots A non-smoker would probably be the only advocate of Type G. This is one where the wearer just lets everything grow crazy, allowing the chin beard to grow especially long. John Brown, the abolitionist, typified this style. Not many Bethaltonians have employed this one, but it is great, for covering up spots of gravy on the vest, and no tie ha* 1o be worn, because it can't be seen anyway. Type H, the last, might he termed a variation of Type G, in that the entire beard is allowed to grow long, but is kept clipped to keep it from looking shaggy; and the wearer allows his hair to grow long, too. Only about two cases have been reported, where local beard growers forgot they had the long whiskers, and lighted them, along with a cigarette. The beards were reduced to stubbie, but then it's almost five months before 'the Centennial celebration, easily enough time to grow another beard, perhaps one of the eight mentioned above. I»E PHbbwgh SUNfRQOF Mildew ami Fume-Resistant Outside White HOUSEHUNT ThJi U the p«iut e«(Jccially good for your bouse if you live in » damp climate. Pittsburgh SUN-PROOF Mil* dew and pume-Rwistant Ounidt White free* $£21 your home from mildew d»m*tf«,.. keep* it Q tad FISCHER LUMBER CO. IAST ALTON DIAL 4-4371 miiluiGH PAINTS- KIM tto IJOSTP/UNT^I i** /MJ* Catherine Retzer Hartford Girl In Spelling Bee Semi-Finals Saturday HARTFORD—Catherine Retzer, 13-year-old eighth grade student representing Woodrow W il son School will be one of the contestants in the spelling bee semi-finals to be broadcast over St. Louis station KWK at 1:30 p. m. Saturday. Catherine won her place in the semi-finals by being victorious in the January preliminaries when she correctly spelled 'vernacular' and 'luminary'. The winner of the semi-finals Saturday will compete in the May finals for the St. Louis championship, whose title holder will receive an expense paid trip to Wash- ington, D. C, to participate in th« National Bee championship May 20. Catherine, daughter of Mrs. Marian Retzer of S. Delmar, represented Woodrow Wilsqn School in 1953 but was unsuccessful, being counted out when she spelled 'pacify' incorrectly. A Bargain a Day Keepi the Wolf A way I Plastic Colored f I f»f| BROOMS 1108 Watch for Our Big 3rd ANNIVERSARY SALE! COMING SOON! J. A. W. MARKET South Roxana Stretch Your Dollars They'll grow Bigger in a Savings Account WHERE SAVINGS EARN • •/I 111 CURRENT DIVIDEND $10,000 FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN INSURANCE AT CITIZENS BUILDING an* LOAN ASSOCIATION 896 Smith Avenue, Ka»t Alton Frtt Trent Peer Parking Herbert C. 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