Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 26, 1954 · Page 17
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 17

Alton, Illinois
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Monday, April 26, 1954
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MONDAY, APRIL 26, 1934 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Obituary Edward H. Smith One of 12 children, she was born ' Jan. 1. 1872 in Jersey County, j and was a daughter of the late I Brn and Martha Scorns. She i lived in Jersey Counti- all her I Edward Hunt Smith. 7R, a former glassblower and retired Standard Oil Co. employe, died Sunday at 9:40 p*.m. at his home, 7:i2 Linden PI. ( HP had been ill since suffer-i First Baptist Church here since lite and in Jerscyvilie for 62 years. She had been a momper of the tn? a heart attack in January and in March had been a patient for two weeks in Alton Memorial llospital. He had improved following the heart attack, but last Friday suffered a paralytic siroke from which he failed to i ally. Smith, a life-long resident of Alton, was horn here Der. 31, 1S75, a son of the late I/>uis and Caroline Smith. He had resided lor many years on Liberty St., and 12 years ago he and hi's wife moved to a new home they had built on Linden PI. Smith began work at Illinois Glass Co., predecessor of Owens- IHinois Glass Co., when he was a young man and continued there until hand blowers were replaced by machines. He then went to Standard Oil Co., where ho worked for 22 years as a pipe fitter before he retired in 1940. Last July Mr. and Mrs. Smith had observed the fiftieth anniversary of their marriage and the event had been the occasion for the gathering of many of their friends and relatives from Alton and distant places. They were married in Allon July 22, 1903. Mrs. Smith is the former Miss Myrtle Brown. Mr. and Mrs. Smith were parents of two children, Mrs. William Jennings, Alton, and Earl E. Smith of Toledo, O., an Owens- Illinois Glass Co. employe; a brother, Harry Lau, Alton, and two grandchildren. Mr. Smith was a member of Twelfth Street Presbyterian Church and pastor of the church, the Rev. Paul S. Krebs, will officiate at funeral rites Wednesday at. 2 p.m. at Streeper Funeral Home. Burial will be in Valhalla Memorial Park. Friends may visit the funeral home after 4 p.m. Tuesday. ^ Mrs. Jennie Darr JERSEYVILLE — Mrs. Jennie Darr, 82, widow of Henry Darr, died Saturday at 7 p.m. in Greenlawn Nursing Home. her youth. A daughter. Mrs. Ra; died 11 years ago. ami immediate survivors sisters. Mrs. Henry Farmer and Brickcy. her only are two Mrs. Lulu Crawford, Alton; one grandchild and two gn)-at grandchildren. Friends may call afjer 6 p.m. at Guhser Funeral Hohie where funeral rites will IK- held Tuesday at 2 p.m. Burial \vill be in Oakgrove Cemetery. H. A. Bryant JERSEYVILLE-Howard Arthur Bryant, 44, died alt his home n Dow. He was a native and lifelong resident of Jersey County. A son of the late Arthur C. Bryant and Mrs. Amelia Fessler Bryant, ho was borrt April 9, 1910, in Jersey County. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Pauline Bryant; two sons, Thomas A., and Wayne Eugene of Dow; three daughters, Betty, Janet Sue, and Pauldte E.; his mother, and a sister, Mrs. Robert Lane, of the Dow vicinity. The body is at the Jac'oby Bros. Funeral Home where friends may call afteb 7:30 p.m. today. Funeral rites will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home by the Rev. Nleson Bunnage of liow. Burial will be in Valhalla Memorial Park, under auspices of Full Moon Lodge, A. F. & A. M. Vane Stilwell Vane Stilwell, 78, who had been in the automobile business for many years, first as foreman in the Ford Motor do. here for 15 years and later ai proprietor of a garage, was foiind dead at his home, 821 Logah St., Sunday morning. Stilwell, who apparently suf- fere a heart attack, was found hy a niece, Mrs. Catherine Walter, when she stopped at her uncle's home to see how he was getting along . Time of his tjeath had not been CALIFORNIA NAVEL Oranges 3 dn 59 2-YEAR-OLD, HARDY STOCK Roses.. 3 -98 BROADWAY & MAIN DRIVE-IN PRODUCE MARKET INVESTMENT THOUGHT OF THE WEEK i KNOW THE PRIMARY MARKET TREND CONSULT QUALIFIED OPINION NEWHARD, COOK. & Co. •MMBIMS MffW V*M »T««« MCMANM ascertained, hut it wa* thouRht he had suffered the fatal attack, either as he «MS retiring Sunday night, or when he arose Sunday morning, as he fras partially dressed. j He had been under rare of « j dortor for a heart rendition, but! had remained active and had ; worked as an investigator in the office of Supervisor Louis Walter.! A native of Carlinville, he was ! born July 13. 18715, a son of the ! late Mr. and Mrs. Abel Stilwell. j and one of 13 children. All of his brothers and sisters have pre-1 ceded him in death, and his; wile, the- former Rose \,Valsh of Jeiseyville. died in 1951. j The body is at Gent Funeral : lome where friends may call j after 7 p.m. toda'y. Funeral rites i will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home by Kl- der W. D. Dobbs of Virden. Rural will be in Upper Alton Cemetery. Mrs. N. Rowling Mrs. Nona Rowling, 78, of Granite City, widow of Charles Rowlingi a former Alton street car motorman, died Sunday in an Alton hospital. Mrs. Rowling, a former resident of Alton, was active for many years in Cherry Street Baptist Church and was a former president of (lit aid society there. She was born in 1876. in Jersey County, a daughter of the late Henry and Anna McKinney. She was married in Jersey County. She and her husband established their home in Alton immediately after their marriage and resided here for many years. .Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Carrie Curlwright. of Granite City, and five brothers, Charles McKinney of Wright; Thomas, Venice; Frank, Alton; Ray of Warren, O., and Harry of Granite City. The body is at Mercer Funeral Home, 1413 Niedringhaus Ave., Granite City, whore friends may call after 7 p.m. today. Funeral rites will be conducted by the Rev. Leonard Todd of Evangelical & Reformed Church, Alton, Wednesday at. 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Upper Alton Cemetery. John W. Hall J ERS EYVILLE-John W. Hall, a native of Boone County, Mo., died Sunday at. 11:30 p.m. at the home of a daughter, Mrs. O. G. Leach, north of Jerseyville. A son of the late D. M. and Malinda Ausbury Hall, he was born May 12, 1871. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Leach arid Mrs. J. W. Thompson of Manchester, la.; a son, D. N. Hall, Kansas City, Mo., and seven grandchildren. The body has been moved from Gubser Funeral Home to Columbia, Mo., where rites will be • conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m, I in Parker Funeral Home. Laurence Moran BRIGHTON—Laurence Moran. 80, a retired farmer and resident for many years of the Brighton area, died Sunday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Viola Padden, 2332 Slate St., Alton. He had been in failing health for sevevral months and in March had been a parent in St. Joseph's Hospital. After leaving the hospital he had been oprec for in the home of his daughter Mrs. Padden. A native of Bunker Hill, he was born March 28, 1874, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Mark Moran. He was married in 1906 to Miss Louella Challans. Following their marriage they had re sided in the Bunker Hill, Wood burn area and later at Brighton. Surviving are five sons, Edgar Moran, Gary, Ind., Lester anc Paul, Brighton, Thomas of Phila delphia, Pa., and Russell o 802 FIRST NATIONAL BANK BLDG. — ALTON PHONE 8-5S85 f EUGENE B. SHULTZ Resident Manager JOHN E. GREENWOOD Registered Representative t Experience t Understanding t Dignity iQf Ambulance Highway pr Skyway Produce Prire* At St. f.otili ST. LOUIS #—Produce and live poultry: j Egss. wholesale (trades: large ] extras 36-37. medium extras 35,1 standards 33'»-34. unclassified. 'i56J Ib min 21<z-33. 55 Ib min 31-31<i. no grades 26-28: consumer grades; AA large 35-37. A large 33-35. A medium 31-32. B large 31-32. Butter. 92 srore SBVST'a. 90 score 54-54'j. 89 score 53H-54. Butterfat. Missouri points No 43. No 2 40: Illinois points No 1 43. No 2 -JO. Choose (Wisconsin): Cheddars 38'4-38%. twins 38U-38%. flats 38< a 39. leghorns 38U-38%. daisies 38*4 -38%, rindless prints, current 42'»• 42%. 60-day 48< 2 -49 l 4. process 3738. brick 36»i-37'i. Swiss 47-48, nearby cheese 1 cent less. Fowl, heavy breeds 20-21. bare- backs 16-17, fryers <2ii-3'i lb>. whites 24. reds 23. leghorns 20. no 2 springs 12: broilers, 2 Ib down 22; roosters, old cocks 12; ducks, young whites 5 Ib up 25; old whites 5 Ib up 20, small, dark, muscovy 6; geese IS; turkeys, toms 25, ens 30-31, bellsville 28-30, no 2 5-18; guineas 18. ST. LOUIS ,T—Hay (per toi-0: Timothy or clover mixed 32.00- u'l.OO; alfalfa 2nd-3rd rutting 35.00- iSOO. 4th cutting 38.00-40.00; mill!-R grades 25.00: prairie 30.00 tl.OO; straw .12.00-14.00. Caucasold, Mongoloid, and Negroid arc the three main races ot man. Wood River, and four daughters, Mrs. Raddcn and Mrs. Evelyn McGraw, Alton; Mrs. Nellie lunningham, Medota, and Mrs. Mary Johnson, St. Louis, Mo., two sisters, Mrs. Sadie Caldwell, Allon, and Mrs. Kale Reiss, Kansas City, Mo., and two brothers, Tames Moran. Alton, and Edward of Bunker Hill, and 15 grandchildren. The body was brought to War ner Funeral Home here where friends may call after 6 p.m. today. Funeral rites will he conducted Wednesday at 9 a.m. (DST) in SI, Alphonsus Church. Burial will he at Bunker Hill. The rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Tuesday. G. F. Herren George F. Herren. 76, a lifelong resident, of the Bethalto area, and sexton for 37 years of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, on Rt. 140, near Bethalto, died Sunday at. 5:15 p.m. «t. his. home, 312 Sherman St., Belhalto, He had been ill since January. Member of an old and prominent family of the Bothallo area, he was a son of the late F. H. and Katherine Neunaber Herren. He svas born Aug. 7, 1877, in Ft. Russell Township. Herren had (armed until he retired in 1948 and for many years had been active in Madison County Farm Bureau. He was a life-long member of Zion Lutheran Church and for 37 years had served as sexton of the church cemetery. His widow, the former Miss Emma Burns, to whom he was married in 1903, in Zion Lutheran Church, survives him. He also leaves three brothers, William, Fred, and Edward O., all of the Befhallo area. Two brothers, Herman and Henry, and a sister, Mrs. Fred Sanders, preceded him in death. Funeral rites will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Zion Lutheran Church, Bethalto, by the pastor, the Rev. E. J. Kalb, assisted by the Rev. W. G. Brueggeman, a former paslor of the church. Burial will he in the church cemetery. The body is at the Smith Funeral Home, Bethalto, where friends may call after 7:30 p.m. today and until noon Wednesday when the body will be taken to the church. TO ATTEND CONVENTION — Student irarwfl from St. Joseph'.* Hospital who wont to Chicago to attend thn 1954 convention of the National Student Nurse Association. They will he accompanied by Sister Uclphine and Miss Eileen Coughlin of the faculty. Seated: Kcgina Kellerman, Shirley King, Caryl Osier- myer, Nancy Ifirsch, Anna Marie Ratter. Standing: Miss Kilcen Conghlin, Instructor; Cathy Schramcck, David Snyder, Hoy Beckett, Larry Drown, Celeste Drury, Sister Delphine, director of nurses. Marjorie Ncuhans, student from Alton Me* mortal, is going with the group, hut was not present for picture—Staff photo. News of Grains Soybeans Spurt Nearly 10 Cents R.V WIIXIAM innms CHICAGO # — Soybean spurted nearly 10 cents a bushel on the Board of Trade today as the pressure on (hose who had sold beans short showed m> signs of letting up. The big gains in soybeans were limited to the May and July futures, New crop months had moments of easiness but moved ahead toward the finish in sympathy with the old crop's gains. Price trends were Irregular In other pits. Wheat' started firm on commission house buying but soon dropped under the previous close, Supplies of wheat in all positions on April 1 set a record for the date, the Agriculture Deparlmdnt revealed over the weekend. Corn showed considerable strength, helped by tiic very favorable corn-hog 7'alio but oats eased. Estimated carlot grain receipts at Chicago: wheat 126, corn 346, oats 12. barley 74. soybeans 14. CHICAGO JP— Cnsh wheat: none. Corn: No 2 yollo.w 1.59; No 3 1.5658; No 4 1.55-5T; No 5 1.5294-53%. Oats: No 1 heavy white 82; No 1 white 80! -i. Soybeans: none. Barley nominal: malting 1.20-G2; feed 92-1.14. High Low Close Prnv. close Wheat. May 2.14'i 2.09 2.12«4 2.13-1314 Jly 2.08 3 K 2.03% 2.08'.!, ->.M% Livestock Prices At East St. t.ouis NATIONAL STOCK YARDS, til. IF— USDAl — Hogs 12,500; several hundred head 190-230 lh mostly choice No 1 and 2 at 27.90-28,00; lop 28.00 Including occasional lots 240 Ib; bulk choice 180-230 Ib 27.7585; 240-260 Ib 27,00-75; 270-300 Ib 20.25-27.00; • 150-170 Ib 27.50-28.00;' sows 400 Ib down 23.75-24.75; few 25.00; over 400 Ib 22.00-24.00; extremes down to 21.75 on sows over 500 Ib; boars unchanged at 18.0021.50. Cattle 8,500, calves 1.200; few good to average choice heifers and mixed yqarllngs 20.00-22.50; utility mid commercial e*o«'s 12.50-14.50; canner and cutter cows mostly 9.50-12.50; utility and commercial hulls 13.50-15.00; culler bulls 12.0013.00; most good and choice veal- ers 20.00-24.00; limited number prime lo 26.00; commercial and low good mostly 14.00-19,00. Sheep 1,000; few choice and prime spring lambs 26.00-27.00; May~1.15% 4.07~T? 5% 4.06^5Vi Jly 4.09 4.00 4.09 3.99'.i Sep 2.89'i 2.86 2.88% iZ.SO'A-SG Nov 2.(i6% 2.62% 2.66'i 2.0314 Jnn 2.69% 2.65'i 2.69'ii 2.67 Neivs of S Strong Aircraf Is Boost Market NEW YORK JP-Thf! stock market advanced moderately loday with the alrcratls strong and the steels firm. Activity at higher prices In (hose two key divisions camo as President Eisenhower said I ho outcome of (he IndQthinose war carried "The greatest, significance Jor the United Slates." Aircrafts were up between one and four points at times while steels added fractions lo around a point. Gains and losses went to around .a point at the outside In other sections of Iho list. Volume stepped up to an esti- scattered small lots old crop woolcd lambs 24.50-25.50; load No 2 and 3 skins mostly choice 23.50. fffitter To Seek 22nd Term As \ Board Chairman t,f:nWAftnsviLLE —Ons Haller. Wood River township assistant supervisor. Is unopposed for election to his 2?nd ronsenrtlv term as chairman of the Madison County hoard of supervisors at its annual reorganization meeting here Wednesday. Haller, whose tenure an a member of the board and as chairman is unparalleled in the county's history', has sent letters lo hoard members announcing that he is available If the body sees fit to re-elect Mm as chairman Wednesday. Haller pledged his continued cooperation for i the best interests of Madison; County. As for nearly a score of years, no other member of the board has Indicated n desire to oppose Haller for the chairmanship. The board's annual reorgani- sation meeting Is being called for 11 a. m. Wednesday (DST) by County Clerk Etilalia Hot?,, upon petition of hoard members. Only order of business at the reorganization session will he the election of a chairman and adoption of rules and a meet- Ing schedule for the ensuing year. However, business of the "old" hoard organization will be taken up at a windup session sched- uiefl for 10 a. m.. at which contracts are expected lo bo awarded for oiling county roads as well as for furnishing nnd applying oil on township highways benefit ted hy state MFT allot ments. It Is also possible that the board, before Its' adjournment and reorganization Wednesday, may act to name a County Zoning Commission and to Inaugurate a courtly-wide rabies control program. WfcSf tfAttt 14:45 MOW SHOW1MOI Prfrr* TM* fettftrftrtfeftt Adfltts 196 tm 4t fhttft tfo (ftffrfreft J8te Their made sweh fflytttetftjt Music! CIENN MILLER Peat Is a product of decayed vegetation found In bogs In many parts of tho world. mated 2,100,000 shares as compared with 1,990,000 shares traded Friday. BELAI WIDE SCREEN, Read Telegraph Want Ads Dally! 2.11 Spp Dec 2.16% Corn May 1.53 Jly 1.53"i Sop 1.51 % Dec 1.45*4 Oats May .7r,- % 2.07*K 2.1M4 2.09'S, % 2.11% 2.16!i 2.14-13'i 1.51'i 1.53 1.51 a f, 1.5214 1.53!>4 ].51%-52 1.4814 1.51% T.Wi 1.42!i 1.45% 1.42'.i-?i Jly Sep Dec- Rye May Jly Sep Dec .71 'i .70' a .73 .75", ,69'i .68'a .71 .76'4 .7114 .70' i .70 Tonight nt H:I0 I'. M. >T. Omndlcr, M. Mu\\vcll "EAST OF SUMATRA" Tonight 7:00, 9:40 T. M. J. lloillalt, It. .Stuck "CONQUEST OF COCHISE" TUES. and WED. Soyboaus 1.01 ,98 1.01 .99 1.04 100% 1.03% 1.01% ].0fv>i 1.03% 1.06',i 1.04% 1.11U 1.08% 1.11U 1.09'ii CALL US FOR RESERVATIONS OR INFORMATION We Cater to Clubs - Groups Organizations Let Ui Help You Man Your Next Banquet Facilities lor Up To 178 People OPEN DAILY 11 A.M. to 2 A.M. SKAGG'S Steakhouse WOOD RIVER PHONE 4-7612 TONITE & TUES. Clifton U'chlt, Kdniund Gwenn France* Dee "MR. SCOUTMASTER" 9:02 John Pit.vne, Kvrlyn Keycs Brad Dexter "99 RIVER STREET' 7:30 Selected Shorts -Gown CHAMPION DENNIS O'KEEFE 7 SMASH ' SONG „ •««* UK DEM Muni M-G M Mctixii Sl'BNCKR TRACT JOAN BEKNETT ROUTE 66 ON THE GIANT WIDE SCREEN! TONIGHT All Technicolor Show/ DONALD O'CONNOR In "WALKING MY BABY BACK HOME" nnil KOIiUIlT KVAX III "CITY BENEATH THE SEA" . TUESDAY ^"Sft ^SiiR* STATE — TONITE — tl»A UJPINO HOWARD nurr "JENNIFER" ft hnwn Hi t;n« — l«i«» IIAN nilRVRA "TERRolT STREET" Hhmvil »l KiM CARTOON NEV CMIKU M«M • ItMM tOMt - NMIT MOW* M IklN MvM* •Otwtf- « OMU IWtl lAMFOftD • LOUIS ARMSTMN8 ICN POtlACH • GENE KRUPA M MODEMAIRES Shown 1:40, 4:10, *:40, 0:10 BUGS'BUNNY & NEWS OPRN DAILY 12t45 SPECIAL NOTICE! After Tonlte't Show Our Theatre WILL BE CLOSED Unlil Further Nolicol Please Watch For Our Opening Announcement 40c Ttll 8 Then gOc. Child. 14c TODAY A TUES. The MONSTER from • LOST AGR Ktriket with Mitdilened Fury! RIO THEATRE Cottin Hillt CLQSEO TONITE AND TUESDAY COMING WEDNESDAY "KING SOLOMON'S MINES" Technicolor "FRONTIER MARSHAL" Ultle Dividend! Ooori Open 8:45 P. M. Show L Starll 7:00 \OPSIDt MAIHIN HAYCiUFT. Mgr. WG WIX IIK CLOSKD AFTER TONIGHT Until Further Notice! We hope we will be able to reopen noon, TONIGHT THE PICTUIC EVEIVQNl WKIN6 ABOUT! IS WiUIAM HmDEN MMI frtd MacMURRAY • Vtra RALSTON "FAIR WIND TO JAVA" Only uv .•-<',• ^;',v..-. .*. "-- .-.-..-.,.-. f , ,,,-,,... .... ALT-WOOD OUTDOOR OLD ST. LOUIS ROAD - TEL 4-2114 OPEN' 7:00 Show Start* at l>u*k — ItAlX OK CiJCAIt. ONE OF AMERICA'S FINEST Rout* lie Collet* Av* Alto* II. ENDS TONIGHT — 2 FEATURES ItOHKKT STACK In I PAUhETTK (iOIJIMKD "SABRE JET" | "BABES IN BAGDAD" TUESDAY • WEDNESDAY . THURSDAY - I HITS Shown 8:10—11:35 Shown at 10:07 Iff Ail HIWI TONITE AND TUESDAY ClAIti TIIVOI hiiaun 7:00, »tu Hit lough'/coded solute re our P.VY. htroe*! YVlllljrn Hold«n in Hl§ Acgderoy Aw»r<j P»rfoj-ni»nc» Stalagl? SHAWM CARTOON ;>M*daol*i»iM to QMiW IMP M4 Unwt (CJOMJU &ir4tKV-tiO.|(OLi\U, A110 UIDKS fox\ mom. FIBP TBI f K i Marring RICHARD CARLSON I JULIA ADAMS Shawn 1:05, 8:55, 6:45, B::80 PLUS JUNGLE.THRILLS! IKE < Shown 2:35, 6:Z6, 8:10 Cartoon & Joe McDoakes KN «:30 WOODRIVER TONITE & TUES. •SIMMER WORE A GUN

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