Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois on May 23, 1955 · Page 2
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Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois · Page 2

Dixon, Illinois
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Monday, May 23, 1955
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^LWSPAPLRl Evening TelegrtpK— Dixon, Illinois Monday. May 23. 1955 Teaches Bible 76 Years ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. CP)— Mrs. Barnes J. Bris-tow, a 90-year-old great-grandmother, has been honored for her 76 years of teaching Sunday school. Congratulations from President Eisenhower. Gov. Victor E. Anderson of Nebraska and a special citation were showered on her Sunday at the annual meeting of the. American Baptist convention. A farmer's daughter, Mrs. Bnstow was born Oct. 23, 1864, in Sangamon county, HI. She started teaching Sunday school in the Berlin, 111., Baptist church when she was 15. Her first class was a group of 11 small boys. Commented Mrs. Bristow: "It was much harder to teach then but the children did mmd their parents and teachers. Now, it seems to me that the parents mind the children." IRCHIVE® . asm rwmmm HEN'S A GOOD EGG — *"ur and leathers have made a happy merger in Fnant, Calif. This old hen abandoned her eggs after a two-week sit to care for a litter of kittens belonging to eight-y ear-old Warren BalL Collision Of Trains Hurts Dozen WASHINGTON tfl— A. section cf lailroad passenger ca^s ciasnci u. to a second section as thev wore being coupled together at Lmen Station here Sunda\ injuung x >zen persons None «at seriously liuit. Thiee of the 11 moving cats ere derailed and about 100 feet t track were torn up Two of the injuied weie 13-> ear- old boys, irom Bellevue Onio, David Ball and Tom Mooie The/ were members of a pattv ot pupils from Catho'ic schools in Behevue and Milwaukee occupants Oi one of the six stationary cars Most of the other injured all of vhom were raihoad emploves, weie in a dining cai just anead of the school childiens car Accompanying nuns snd the yourg-slers v ere knocked about like ninepins. The raihoad woikers ssul thev "bounced ' off walls of then cars and landed m a scramble oi grocenes and tab'ewaie Inv estimators did not immediately learn the cause of the crash In theie were 2 285 000 ^as i fued water heaters sold in the Lmted States The United States had a1 most 31;. times as manv non-farm dwellings m 3950 as m 1900 Carter Harrison's Widow Dies at 93 CHICAGO <?i —Mrs Edith Ogden Harrison 93 widow of the late Carter H. Harrison, five times mayor of Chicago died Sunday at the home of a daughter in subur- Postal Employes Attack, Defend Ike s Pay Veto ROCK ISLAND, 111 Postal empkne gioups m Illinois have attacked and defended President Ei«enhowei s veto of the postal pa\ • b;!l An oificial of the post office clerks union ^aid the piesident s \eto message was unconvincing E C Halibeck of Chicago legislative dnector of the AFL National Federation of Post Office Cieiks ihat the message •Mlg ; the i as full of holes as a sieve * "A. ^udv of the message has cau-ed me to rewse m\ earlier belief that uie veto cannot be over-ndden i" Congiess, ' he told tne lP-iois tedeiat.on oi Post Office Clei^s The cle'ks, ending their thiee-dav convention Saturday, adopted a leso'ution callmg for "enactment at th's se-^on ot Congress, legis lation pioviding an adequate postal ■^laiy inciease without reclassm- At Am 01 a however, the Illinois Chapter of the National Assn. of Postmasteis Satuiday unanimouslv adopted a i evolution suppomng Jie Some 350 delegates to the thiee-dav annual convention also approved a resolution asking Con-giess to diatt legislation tnat wou'd be fai' to all postal em ployes The name of Hell to-Pay, Wash , tounded m 1SS9 as a lailroad camp, has evolved into Eltopia ban Lake Foiest Her husband also was So when he died Dec 31 1953 Suivivtng are her daughter, Mrs Edith Mamerie with whom Mrs Harnson lived and a son Carter H Harrison Jr of Lake Forest Only G3S... gives you i water F3Sfer ioaays OAi warer heaters are rAbl— keep up with the increased needs of today's larger families. . That's because GAS turns on full-flame automati- * cally to quickly replenish what has been drawn off. You're always sure to have enough, even for those "thirsty" appliances— the automatic washing machine and the dishwasher. And only GAS gives you so much efficiency with a practical-size unit— you don't need a bulky, space-taking tank! GAS economy Jets you enjoy obundant hot water for just pennies a day. ' o if Q . with GAS there's no •xponshre 4Jy Installation necessary ♦ . . your present J£ servko connections are more than adequate! Gmt fto propmr six* water heater for YOUR needs . . . see your plumber-dealer or visit our nearest store. If your present water heater doesn't supply ALL your daily needs, It's time to change! Replace It with a modern automatic GAS water heater that's designed for modern living. AS LOW AS 'terms II AS LOW AS 1 MP* ||£ ■ A WEEK 421 W. FIRST ST. PHONE: DIXON 2-1261 LV\A FLOW DESTROYS HOME — Lava rolling into a plantation on Hawaii caused fires which de-stioved two homes The lava rolled in from light of picture. Roof is just about to collapse on first home and house at left was also destroyed Lava is Jlovvmg from renewed eruptions in the Puna rift aiea of the island and may leach the coast soon according to Volcanologist Gordon A. McDonald. (AP wirephoto) House Leader Sees Victory Over Ike Veto W \3HL\GTON HV-House Majority Leadei McCoimack fD Mass) said todav theie *s a good cna"ce ' me House will o\ernde Piesident Eisenhowers -veto ot the postal pay hike 11 it gets a cnance Eisenhow ei turned down a compromise 8 6 pei cent average pay boost foi tne hair million postal w oi Vers Thui sdav , saving the bill was too expensive and not fair to some gioups it would ha\e affected The veto comes up for a Senate test Tuesday, and Eisenhower sup-poiiei^i sav they \e got enough ■votes io unnold the veto there If thev fail the bill goes to the House foi final action GIVE TO CONQUER CANCER AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY PAST40 Trwfaled with GETTING UP NIGHTS fain* m SACK, HIPS, LEGS Tiredness, LOSS Of VIGO*. If j ou are a vietun of these symptoms ihen your troubles may be traced to Glandular Inflammation. Glandular Inflammation is a constitutional disease and medicines that give temporary relief will not remov e the causes of your troubles Neglect of Glandular Inflammation 'often leads to premature senility, and incurable malignancy The past year men from 1 000 communities have been successfully treated here at the Excelsior In- iney nave louna soouung ri>lipf and a The Excelsi i life te, devoted to older men by NON-SCRGIC4L Methods, has * New FREE BOOK that tells how these troubles may be corrected oy provi aargicsi treatments book ; importance Excelsior Institute. Dept 3711 Excelsior Springs Missouri Dottie Dixon's DIARY Notes About People and Places You Know Phones: Office 4-9741 or 2-1111 Home 2*7581 CAROL WAKELEY Four Dixon girls will be in the graduating class of Swedish-American hospital at Rockford the graduation exetcises to take place at 8 15 p m May 25 at the First Mission Covenant cnurch at Third Avenue and Kishwaukee, Rockford. The public is invited The four girls include Carol Viakelev, president of tne class, Evelyn Carpenter, Ella Heuman and June Thompson. THE RAINBOW LN> IS THE Ace in the deck of dinmg enjoyment Comfortable, congenial surroundings, with delicious food — Adv William John Andrews, son of Mr and Mrs Ray Andrews, 1836 Third St , who went to Gieat Lakes recently for his boot training, has contracted pneumonia and now is in the hospital He vvi'l be there for at least another week His address Ward 96, Noith US. Naval Hospital, Great Lakes Til Your neighbors wil ..-at the long, low, luxurious lines of your ultra-smart new Mercury. You'll whistle at the low price! Drive home in a Mercury +oday! Mts Mort Frazier, 1024 Cooper St.. was bitten on the leg by a Saturday, and is under a doctor s care Larry received a bruise but he was able to go to school today He attends the sixth grade at Washington scnool ISE A SPEED QUEEX Automatic washing machine, with a stainless steel, rustproof, corrosion-proof tub Good-looking, practical. Kreun s. —Adv. Miss Beverly Drew and a fnend, Miss Gill Hammond, both Wheaton college sophomores, spent from Friday to Sunday with the former s parents, Mr and Mrs H L Drew 841 N Galena Ave Miss Ham mond s home is in Evanston. DEO 10U KNOW THERE IS ONE brand of beer that tastes better than any other because it is aged Longer7 —Adv. THE BEER OF THE GRENADIER is aged longer than any other beer. Keileman's Old Style Lager beer. —Adv. Mr and Mis A E Marth 421 Ottawa Ave , leturned Friday e nmg from a three week s visit the East In New York City, they weie guests of Attorney Logan b ulrath and family They also vis ited the Rev and Mrs Albei Leininger on Long Island, and tra.eled to Washington D C, for a visit with their son, Paul Marth, and famn> Also, before returning home, the Maiths enjoyed a trip to Williams burg Va , and saw the Natural Bridge near Lexington, Va While m New York City Mrs Marth was honored by being in vited to attend the annual Awards luncheon at the Waldorf Astona At that time Mrs Lavina Chnstensen Fugal was honored as the American mother of 1955 SOFT LIGHTS AND LOW MLSIC add to your enjoyment at thi Lazy Susan, opposite White Pines. Come out soon for dinner! —Adv. Mr and Mis August Heuman Rt 4 weie among those piesent on Sundav morning at baccalau ieate sei vices for the nuises' grad uating class of Swedish-American hospital, Rockford, of which then daughter, Ella, is a member. Ella was graduated from Dixon High School in 1952 DR. LVNDT, OPTOMETRIST will close his office at 4 -30 pm Wed , Mav 25 Will open NEW office Juno i, above Vaile's Clothing Store —Adv. Mi and Mis Percv Caiter on Thuisdav evening entertained the Rev and Mrs C Haidmg Veigel and family at dmnei. DONT FAIL TO HEAR THIS DOWN TO EARTH PREACHER REV. TREVELYN WHITE AT THI Grand Detour Union Church Every Night, May 22 thru May 30 7:45 p. m. THE GOSPEL FOR OUR AGE OF FEAR Alabama Town Hit By Flood GENEVA Ala tit— The threat of more rain hunjr over this south Alabama community today as townspeople began mopping up lood damage brought by a irilt. inch downpour Sunday. Many sheets were still under atei early today. City officials arned that Genevas dike and i amaze svstem jnigrht overflow seriously if the rains begin again. The swollen rivers and streams hich sm round Geneva vveie ex pected to crest at between 20 and 22 feet :odv »t !ea<=f a foot below flood stage Genev a a town of 3 500 persons, a located at a fork formed by the Choctav hatchee and the Pt»a vers and Double Bridges Creek, he town is protected from high National Guard hoops pitches m with thp cleanup v ork today. Despite hastily constructed sandbag barricades, Mayor Wilbur Priagen estimated 50 per cent of Genev a s business offices and man" homes suffered heavy dam- wnen the flood lapped over flooi levels Twelve families, foic^d to evac uate then homes vveie housed in the community building. Christians school, Chicago, vveie eekend guests ot the former s mother, Mis Catherine Nagle, W oosung. BEIER'S BAKERY IS \ FINE old institution with modern meth« ods. Its Dixon-owned Support it! —Adv. Mr and Mrs Ivan Wakelev, Rt. 3 weie in Rockford Sunday. Tney attended the baccaiaureate services at the Evangelical Lutheran church, for 30 members of th« nurses' graduating class of Swedish American Hospital, of which, their daughter, Carol, is a member. Circle 1 of the First Baptist church met Thursday with Mis. John Miller, Nachusa Following a scramble luncheon at noon Miss Lucile Miller served as chairman of the meeting and Mrs J R. McDaniels led the devotions. Mrs John Hughes reported on two chapters, "Kindred and Tongues ' and "New Homes and New Chmches" from the study book ' Mission to the City Multitudes " Plans were made for the last meeting of this season, which will be a picnic at noon on June 23, at the home of Mrs John Hughes, near Amboy dd DON'T THROW AW AY THOSE old scieens — trade them in at Sullivan's on Sterling aluminum combination screens Call 2-09S1 today. —Adv. Mr and Mrs Douglas Burgess, and daughter Christie. 239 Cham-beriin St with Mrs Burgess* daughter Janet Thompson and a married daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs Henry W'oodvatt and children Sterling on Sunday morning were present at baccalaureate services for another daughter of Mrs Burgess June Thompson. June wall graduate Wednesday with a class of 30 nurses from Swedish-American hospital Rockford Sh« is a graduate of Dixon High School with the class of 1952 dd Mrs Giace Corubear and daughter Miss Catherine Combear, Chicago arrived m Dixon Saturdav. Miss Condibear returned to, Chicago on Sundav while her mother remained to spend a few -weeks with hei sister, Miss Lucile Miller, 203 Everett St Mis Gertrude Carpenter, 417 Second Ave was in Rockford Sundav to attend the baccalaureate services for the graduating class of 30 nurses which held its services Sunday morning at the Evangelical lutheran church Rockford. The nurses will graduate from Swedish-American hospital and amon? them will be Mrs. Carpenter's daughter. Evelyn. Honesty wilt be on the increase when the newspaper "found" col- \ umns ore longer than the "lost" ' columns. •nu* Sewers Clogged? Boy»'» |fw< re»ts, raga, papar. mtmf to km ***** ffcjfW? I W. H. WARE Hardwar* for Hard Wear 211 First Street PHONE 3-0171 N*wspAPi<RRReNiVE®

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