Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 28, 1954 · Page 25
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 1954 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Musical Program Presented By Woodrow Wihon Graders CUXIE AT THE BAT —Pitchers will have a bit more than usual to worry about when they face 12- year-old Judy Brooks when the Khoury League season opens in East Alton Tuesday. Judy, the only girl in the league, \vpn a position as centerficldcr for the East Alton Yankees after tryouts. Managers insist she will bat in the cleanup position in the batting order Staff photo. Judy Brooks Only Girl 600 Youngsters Sign To Play Baseball In East Alton Loop EAST ALTON. — There won't be many rhubarbs in Khoury League baseball games this season if the young gentlemen players mind their manners and remember one thing—there will be « girl on the field with them.. Twelve-year-old Judy Brooks has signed to play centerfield with the East Alton Yankees, and the co-managers, George Louvier and Hensel Hinkle, insist she will bat in the cleanup position. Judy was one of approximately :600 youngsters who tried out for positions on the eight teams in the league. Only 104—103 boys and Judy—were signed, giving some indication of her abilities at bat and in the field. .._Judy stands just a little over five feet tall and weighs about 130 pounds. She is the daughter of Mrs. Betty Graziana, 323 St. Louis Ave. She is in the sixth grade at Lincoln School. She has no brothers, but says she has been playing "choose- up" games with the neighborhood kids since she can remember. This is her first attempt at organized ball, and Judy is determined to make good. The girl will wear the same uniform as the rest of the team during games, and doesn't plan to Jet her sex make any differ- ence on the field. "I don't expect any special treatment during games, and will play as hard as I can," Judy insists. "I'm not trying to do anything special, I just like to play ball." Judy will appear in her first game against the Braves when the league opens play Tuesday, What would Judy like to do when she finishes school? "Be a professional player with some girls' team,'.' she says. Wood River Lions Still Have 150 Brooms To Sell WOOD RIVER _ About 150 brooms out of 1,000 have not been sold during the Lions Club drive, it was reported during a brief meeting Tuesday. The members will make a further attempt to sell the brooms Tuesday night, meeting at the Colonail Dairy at 6 p. m. before a house-to-house canvass. Proceeds from the sale will go to the club's sight conservation program. It was announced that 10 members and their wives will attend the stale convention in Spring field May 15-17. Th'e members are expected to leave here the afternoon of May 15, and return Sunday night. HARTFORD — The Woodrow Wilsotl band members. Girls' Ensemble and Junior High girls participated in a combined musical concert and rhythmic pantomine demonstration at the school auditorium Tuesday which was attended by a large croud. The advanced band members, conducted by Wilbur Hitte. band director of Dist. 101. presented selections entitled "Drums and Cymbals March". "Wall/ Simplicity," "Anchors Aweigh." "Overture Commander" and "Washington Leo Swing." Judy Carlton and Jean drover played a clarinet duct and the beginners' band rendered two numbers entitled "Blow The Man Down" and "Abide With Me." The Girls' Ensemble sang three Indian numbers accompanied on the piano by the district vocal instructor, Mrs. Eunice Robinson. Louise Perkins, Delores Lack, Doris Pierce and Ann Dcntip sang the novelty tuno "Bummin' Around", The quartet was appropriately dressed in jeans, straw hats and hobo slicks. Miss Ruth Toomcy, physical education instructor, was piano accompanist for the "April Shower" rhythmic pantomine exhibition in which the seventh grade girls participated. A vocal impersonation of the Andrew Sisters was enaclcd by Sherry Brigman, Susie Curtis and Mikie Sparks with the trumpet accompaniment by Charles Kirby. Jack Baughman received spontaneous applause as the "barker" as he auctioned off school books. The program finale was under colored lights as the eighth grade girls, attired in formats, demonstrated a rhythmic pantomine of "Star Dust." Cancer Drive Nets $262.34 At Hartford HARTFORD — Conlributions totaling $262.34 for the cancer fund were obtained in the house- to-house canvass which was conducted Tuesday under the leadership of the local Cancer Drive chairman, Mrs. Alfred Meyers, who also announced that other donations will be forthcoming within a week. Contributions from some of the business establishments have not yet been received. Approximately 50 volunteers solicited in the drive. Pieces loaned by members of the Royal Family will be shown on some of the 90 stands which will display treasures at the Antique Dealers' Fair in London, June 9-24. Panama has boosted import taxes on all plastic footwear except house slippers. Veteran Standard Workers Honored WOOD RIVER — Three em- ployes of Standard Oil's Wood River refinery were honored for continuous service records during April, one employe receiving a ten year service pin and the others diamond service pins for 30 years of service. Lawrence P. DeWcrff, 315 Madison Ave., Wood River, received a ten year service pin. A still- man helper in the Cracking Department, DeWerff completed 10 years with Standard on April 24. Diamond service pins for 30 years of service were presented to Virgil L. Louden. 441 Fifth St.. Wood River, and William C. Hudamck, .125 E. Jennings Ave., Wood River. Louden celebrated his 30th anniversary with Standard on April 10. He joined the company in 1324 as a laborer in the Pipe Depart m e n t. Later he worked in the refinery's Light Oils Di- Division. On Feb 29, 1932 he transferred to the ma- Loudcn chine shop as a laborer. He is still employed in the machinist, department, having advanced through regular promotional lines to the position of outside machinist on April 23, 1944. Louden also serves as a foreman in the outside machinist department, from time to time. A native of Medora, where he was born July 16, 1898, Louden was employed by the Wabash Manufacturing Company, Terrc Haute, Ind., as a spray painter before joining Standard. William C. Hudanick completed 30 years of service with Standard on April 29. A native of Poland where he was born on Nov. 2, 1892, Hudanick came to the United States in 1910 and was employed by the International Shoe Company in Chicago before joining Standard as a laborer. On April 22, 1929 he transferred to the pipe department as a laborer. Hudanick is s 111 employed in the pipe department as a first helper, having advanced to that position on Jan. 28, 1940. Louden and Hudaniek Hudanick join 239 other Wood River refinery employes who have completed 30 or more years of service with the company. Thus 240 of Wood River's 1,789 active employes are 7 WOM Honored Tuesday At Wood Hiver WOOD RIVF.R - Sovrn pos. graduate resents were honored at a party Tuesday nieht Riven by the academy of friendship members at the recular women of the Moose meetinc at the Moose lodge here. Honored were Mesriames Rtis sell Pinkerton, Orrie Prather Lee Chamois. Herman Wrhrman Fred Ahner. Nettie Keil, Mai;\ Cohine. Ten members of (he Women of the Moose will he initiatec into the academy of friendship Sunday in ceremonies at St Charles, Mo. Initiated into the Women o Moose Tuesday night were Mrs John Ilftmilton, and Mrs. Fan nie Jones. Games were played and prize: awarded to Mrs. Ahner, Mrs Virgil Austin, Mrs. Prather, Mrs Russell Higgins, Mrs. Ross Nes ler. In charge of refreshment were Mrs. Ruth Campbell, Mrs Lena Sly, Mrs. Otis Logan and Mrs. Fred Williams. Atlrnil t'lrrks Conelavri WOOD RIVER — Keprcsenta lives of the Retail Clerks t/>ea 149 attending the 60th semi-an nual convention of retail clerks at Godfrey Civic Center Sunday were Mrs. Wilson Stagner, Mrs Hazel Miller, Miss Jeannette Howard, Mrs. John Blankenship Mrs. Lorain Wrest, Mrs. I/-na Sly and Percy Lauck. Rosewood BYF Group Attend Eolith Conclave ROSEWOOD HEIGHTS-Thirteen persons from the First Baptist Church attended the Illinois Haptist Youth Conference at Waukegan over the weekend Youths attending were Fran cos Helmkamp, Janet Manns Sandra Myers, Pat Denny Charles Morgan, Jerry Hour land, Earl Acup, Dickie Van IN OUR JEWELRY DEPT: BUXTON BILLFOLDS we have the New Ladies' "French Purse" Seventeen K. Wood River OPEN EVENING T1U, NINE PAGE TWENTY-flVB Installation Banquet Slated May 11 for WoodRhcrClnb WOOD RIVER -- Reservations for the annual installation han- quet of Wood River \gomr»p's Club must be made no later than May 6. Mrs. Karl Fulp, banquet rommiftee ehairman. announced today. Tickets are available from members of the committee or at Taylor Jewelry ?tore, Ferguson Avc. The banquet is scheduled for P::15 p. m. May 11 at Lewis- Clark school cafeteria. Junior High School home economics students under supervision of their instructor, Miss Mable Ditch, will serve the meal. Mrs. M. W. Manley had originally accepted the chairmnn- ship of the banquet committee but because of the illness of her husband has been unable to function in that capacity and Mrs. Fulp has been steering arrange- Meier and Bobby Ford, Counselors attending were Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lawrence and Mrs. Jesse Stone, along with the pastor, the Rev. Alt Anderson. Points of interest visited on the way to Die conference were the Museum of Science and In- rluslry, the Adler Planetarium nnd the Aquarium In Chicago. 7 Roxana Cubs Receive Awards ROXANA — Cub Smuts of Pack II met at the Central School Monday evening and awards were presented by Assistant Cubmaster Robert Cargill to Charles Hnlfirld, Ross Moxey. Steve Sample. Dennis Spencer and Robert Vascy. Robcat pins were awarded Jimmy Hickerson and Larry Joiner. Cargill then showed two films donated by the Shell Oil Company. Plans were discussed for a family pot luck at the May pack meeting. To Appear In Mn*l<* f'onlrsf ROXANA—Thursday the sis contestants who won a Jirst in recent district contests will accompany band director LeRoy Dalhaus to Bradley University in Peoria where they will appear in the state final contest. The Roxana Ffigh School eon- testants are Marian Carter, piano solo; Mary Virginia Chandler, bass clarinet solo: Bonnie Sanders, vocal: Terry Wrest, trumpet solo; Terry Cashen. alto saxaphone solo; Terry Cashen, Lew Shaver, Charles Dickerson and Larry Franklin, sa.xaphnne quartet. T(» Oft tfrw Uniform* ROXANA — Saturday from 10 a. m. to noon and 1 tn 4 p. m. will be the final chance for the boys in the Junior League Baseball organization to be measured for nr\iforms. Boys ran not play unless they have a uniform, according to recreation director Arthur Maley. Most of the boys were measured Monday or Tuesday aftatWBB the Community building. "You did rruite right," wtt th« verdict of a court in Brisbane, Australia, when William Marsden was charged with whacking lis nine-year-old son. The boy had welcomed him home front work with "Here comes Old fiat* dy!" A Bargain * Day Keep! ttrt ttottwm*d 12-ftB. KB* 22-tw. Jar 090 Jft* Watch for Our Bit 3rd ' ANNIVSnSARIT SA1JBI coymo SOOMI J. A. 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