Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 29, 1954 · Page 17
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 17

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, April 29, 1954
Page 17
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PAC85 I3GHTEEN ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 1954 New Cemetery To Be Developed In Wood River Twp. License Issued To Ko?e Lawfl Memory Gardens Bf State Auditor WOOD RIVER— A license to operate a cemetery in Ihis area, to be known as Rose I*wn Memory Ctardens, Inc., was issued this week by State Auditor Or- Ville HOdge, Lerfly Lawrence, Sellevine, announced today. Lawrence is president of Lakeview Memorial Gardens at Belleville and Ml. Vernon M> mortAl Gardens at Ml. Vernon, and head of the corporation that will develop the remetery here. The firm has purcnaeed ft 68- acre tract of land on the north side of State Rt. 140. and immediately north of the Civic Memorial Airport, from the Prehn Brothers, Bethalto businessmen. A spokesman for the firm said the property will be developed into a modern garden-type cemetery, where flush bronze markers are utilized. Present plans call for Ihe development of four Hardens In the first 20-acre addition. Each garden will be individually landscaped nnd will contain a religious memorial depicting some phase of the life of Christ or the teachings of the Bible, it was stated. The first to be developed will be known as the garden of devotion and will contain a monument of an open Bible on whirh will be inscribed 1ho lord's Prayer. The spokesman said the name. Rose Lawn Memory Gardens was chosen because a vast number of varieties of roses will be featured. Engineering and garden layouts are* being completed and development will begin "as soon as possible," the spokesman stated. Offices for the cemetery have been set up at 7 Whltelaw Ave., here, with E. L. Mense and Jay R. Caldwell named to manage the development Landscaping will be done by Max Fuller, formerly with the University of Illinois landscaping department. The firm of Flagg & Corlew of Edwards- vilie, and Clyde Seivers, Kansas City, Mo., are collaborating on the engineering, grading and road planning. Religious art pieces for the cemetery have been designed by Dominic Zappia, n leading American sculptor. The memorial taken from his models, will be hand-carved in Italy. It was revealed the firm has had representatives in the area for approximately two yean searching for a suitable location for the cemetery, which must necessarily be on high ground, be convenient to surrounding communities and fertile land. Eagles Purchase Old Legion Home At Wood River WOOD RIVER.-Eagles Lodge 2773, Wood River, has purchased the old American Legion Home, located on Ferguson Ave., near Sixth St., it was announced today. Contracts were signed by Eagles and Legion officials a few days ago. Agent in the sale was the Emmet Howard Agency, Terms of the sale were not disclosed. The Legion moved into new quarters at 229 E. Ferguson Ave., in 1951. Their former quarters have remained unoccupied since that time. Sister Dips WOOD RIVER, — Mrs. Kdwln Lutz of 137 Seventh Si., has received word of the death of her sister, Mrs. Caroline Nietnan, nt Staunton Memorial Hospital Tuesday, Funeral services will be conducted Friday at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Mt. Olive, at 2:30 p.m. Burial will he in EJmwood Cemelcry, Litehficld. OBS to Attend Church WOOD RIVER. — Members of the local chapter of Order of Eastern Star will attend church services in a body Sunday at 10:40 a.m. at the Roxana Presbyterian Church. Pastor of the church, the Rev. E. E. De Long, who is a member of the Wood River chapter, is preparing a special message for the group. In Critical Condition WOOD RIVKR. — Former resident, Eli Wood, remains unconscious and in critical condition at St. Luke's Hospital, in St. Louis, alter being taken there April 12, following a fall while working near Granite City, He suffered a skull fracture. Wood, who formerly operated a grocery slort> at 13th ;md Kd- wardsville Rd., now resides at 415 SheJlview, Bethallo. 6 Applicants for Engineer WOOD RIVER. - City Manager R. E. Harbaugh said today that of 31 applications received .for the post of full time city engineer, five applicants have bet-n selected for interviews. These will be conducted probably Saturday, May 8, and the appointment made soon after, Harbaugh TerryToHead *• PcnsionBoard At Wood Rivri WOOD RIVKR. Fun fhief Torn Terry w;n. named president of Jhe Firemen's Pension Ktind Hoard at rm election of officer", at the fire house Tuesdny night. According to slate laws governing the board, one retired fireman Is allowed on the hoard, and Wallace Bond, former fire chief, now retired, was selecied In the post. The hoard also accepted Tony Candela to the hoard ns a member. Russell Pinkerlon is secretary of the group, and Frank Sim-key, city treasurer, is es-olficio treasurer. Besides the four firemen and Bond, Mayor Ivan Kramer, City Clerk Pauline Hornet and City Treasurer Starkey were present. Campbell Chapel Scouts Banquet Boy Scout troop, 75, Cub park. 75, and K.xplorers of Campbell Chapel AMK Church will have nn annual father and son banquet Friday, fi::i(l p. m., in (he cafeteria of Central Junior High School. Awards to outstanding scouts will be made. William Downs, executive Piasa Bird Council, will he Ihe principal speaker, nnd 0. A. Jack Loive Conducts Trtblr* Topir At Toantmnntcr Meet WOOD RFVKR -- "S h on 1 d | 18 year olds be allowed to vote?" was the table topic conducted by Woody I-owe at the meeting of the fllini Toastmasters Club of Wood River. Wednesday night. I/iwe with Everett Tlegeman \vill debate ihe negative side of the issstie next Wednesday with the Speechmistresss Club Of Wood River at a .Joint meeting of the mo clubs. This will alto he I,tidies Nmlii lor the ToaMmasl- crs. Mill (.'ox u/ll lie debate- master. Herb Thonipfnn, winner of the area speech contest held earlier n ye;n- in Alton, will appear Sunday ,-ii Ihe dislrir I lonslmasl- i International Speech Conlesl 11 SI. I/mis. Carol Abrams was toaslmasler of Ihe evening conducing the speech program. Kxtemporan Minus speaker Charlie Clark oke on "Slipshod Speakers' Ken Wickenhaiiser "Don't Do II Yourself". Arlle Kvans In In 1 lirsl speech bclnre l!ie club spoke cm "llomnnce department of Ihe rnodcrn department food store" and Wmle ( ;PI nen spoke on "Let's not talk ourselves into a depression". (loneral evalualor .Julian Rynn was assisted by critics John N. Jones, Al Renken, Rob Harris, and Art Lindsay. Bill Cox wan grammarian and parliamentarian wilh Herb Ball as timer and nh-suppresswor. Homer Chandler will he loaslmnster of the evening on May n, Torch Club To Elect Queen At Annual Picnic on June 201 AtWoocl River Final Concert Ctrl Scout Mother-Daughter Telegraph Want Ad 4 R "Click" son will he master of ceremonies. The Rev. Arthur L. Jelks will give the invocation and J. II. Brewer will direct Rroup ringing. Members of 1ho families and friends of Ihe scouts are invited lo attend the dinner. WOOD RIVKR. — Klerlion of a Torch Club queen will highlight the club's annual picnic, to be held this year June 20 at the club grounds near Fosterburg. The queen will receive a 150 clothing certificate and a trophy, and the runners-up will receive $2'i and $10 clothing certificates. Contestants must be between the ages of 17 and 27, and be the wife or daughter of n club m»-m- ber or employed by Standard Oil Co. here. Preliminary tiyoul>= will be June -1 ;it S p.m. ;il Ihe Italian I/x)(,'e, arid elimination will be conduced by a hoard of juds: f 's. Finalists will be entei»-d on the ballot for Ihe election the dny of the picnic. Any member 11 years or older may vole. On tbe rjueen committee are I. (.'. McCourlney. chaiiman; 'leoi^e Teaxle.y, Donald Clanssen. Joe Solinski and John Hach- eldor. Tlilc\en Slr:il Wire WOOD RIVKR — Local police were nolified Wednesday by Hartford police Ilia! Ihieves, ap- pfircnlly experienced in handling "hoi" wires, bad taken about 2,ODD fed ol seven-strand wire Irom lines nlorig Hie railroad tracks that run through Hartford. To gel tbe wire, Ihe thieves cut It from nine separate poles. Collinsvillc Man Killed in Collision COLL1NSV1LLE, III. /P — Fred W. Frohoes, 76, of 204 Bernlco St., Collinsvllle. was struck hy a car and killed I wo miles west of he.rc on U.S. Highway 40 Wednesday night. Stale police said James N. liar dinbrook, 19, of New Orleans, driver of the car, was held for Ihe coroner on a chnrne of reckless homicide. Hardlnbrook WHS Identified as a jockey at Kairmoiinl race track here. Roxana Club To Stage Banquet « BP Hrlfl at Alton YWCA May 21 ROXANA. — The Roxana Wo- f'lnb banquet will be stag- '•rl at fi;:iO p m,. May 21. at the YWf.'A in Alton. Reservations ••houlrl be made with the committee before May 2), and any- me desiring transportation -.hould contnel a member of the committee or the club president, Mrs. Marvin Wilson. Members r>f the committee are Mrs. Albert Ttrinr. /hairm-'in; Mrs. Clifton Ricks. Mrs. Hairy Jones, Mrs. William Oxik, and Mrs. Heischel Sparling. rtn|iti<it Youth Knjov ttfiiiM ROXANA. ••- About 2.~» members of the Bafilisl Youth Fellow• ; hip cnjoy'd a wiener iwisl .Monday evening at Cahokia Mounds. Hadrninton and sollball were enjoyed. The youths were accompanied by their sponsors, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Donis, Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Bolls and Mr. and furs. Joe Wilson. Surprised on Rlrthilny ROXANA — Mrs. Ira Ixjyd of Thomas St., entertained Sunday at a surprise birthday dinner and party in honor of her husband. Guests were their children and families, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gordon of Doerr Ave., Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Giddings and High Tonight WOOD RIVKR. — The final concert of fh<! school year will he given hy the Community High School Band in the. auditorium tonight at R p.m. Karl Tlnies. piincipal clarinetist with the St. I/mis Symphony Orchestra, \\i\\ be guest soloist. The conceit will be under direction of C. L. Hughes, band director. No admission will be charged, and Ihe public is invited to attend. Banquet It eld at Lcwis^Clark WOOD RTVKR. — An irnpr<-<- , Bfrnice Lundahl. "Sfotiis own 1 ' rfrrmitiy in Ihe out-of-doors ihe sons, Russell and Dick, of Ontra) Ave., Mr. and Mrs. Jark Loyd of Wood River and Jim Loyd. Othpr giifsis frf>m f.Vnlralia I/iyd's rnoUirr, Mrs. Cora Wiggings, his brother and sistor- in-lavv, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Loyd, his sister, Mrs. Ifarv Brady and Mrs. I/iyd's unrlfi and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. <ieoijje Brown and Mi.sss Alberta Roxana. Major of South program at thf* annual mother- daughfpr hanfjupr of Wood River-Hartford District fiirl Scouts al Ijnvis-Clark Srhool Wodnpsday Thprp WPTP 110 mothers and dausrhtris in ;iMpndanrp. Skits by thp varinii* troops provided entertainmpnt follow ing the meal. They iii( hided a "HiK-kleliei ry Kinn" number by Mrs. Iliich V.'orthen's troop of Lincoln Srhool: a "Millhilly Wedding" by Mrs. Albert Miller's group of sixth K' ; «dp at Lewis- Clark School; Hie "Tennessee Wigwalk" hy Mrs. Matt Dworzynski's group of Hartford; an "Irish story and dance" by Mrs. .loe T'elan's iroop of St. Bernard's School; a "Red River Valley square dance" hy Mrs. Clenn DP Alley's Junior High School group. The program also included a fire scene under direction of Mrs. Arthur llouser and Mrs. R. ('.. Wilbur and Seout movies hy Miss Jane (iarver and Miss Special guests were Mr?. John Voraeek. president of the Alton- Wood River area council; Mrs. Glenn DP Atley Sr.. former Scout executive; Mrs. Richard Hussong. choral director for Clirl Semite. Mrs. Glenn De Alley Jr. and i Mrs. R. C. Wilbur planned th* h^nqupt and program. The meal was served by seventh and eighth grade girls of the school under direction of Miss Mable Ditch. Indonesia with a population of S3 million claims to be the Sixth largest nation In the world. Downtown Value Days fHURSO«Y FRID«Y SATURDAY APR 29-30-MAV 1 BAREFOOT FLATS forCool'Lmn'/ $199 1 A llargntn a tiny Krcps th* Well Mniiirinniln 11KKF IUUBECUE Jar 59c Jar Wnlch lur Our Ulg 3rd ANNIVBinSAHY SALE! COMING SOON' J. A. W. MARKET South Itoxann WOOD RIVER PRESCRIPTION CENTER "Service for the §ick" Professional Services Limited Exclusively to FILLING PRESCRIPTIONS and SICKROOM SUPPLIES Open: 9 A.M. to 7 P.M. Daily Except Sunday. 11 N. WOOD RIVER AVENUE VERN E. 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