Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 2, 1971 · Page 9
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 9

Alton, Illinois
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Saturday, January 2, 1971
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TH—"^ -m -a Every year girl decorates door J J o of home with scene of Yuletide Alton Evening Telegraph Saturday, Jan. 2, iy<i A-i) By BILL McFAOIN Telegraph Staff Writer A 16-year-old Wood River girl who believes "there's more to Christmas than presenls," shows her belief in the deeper meaning of the season by each year painting a religious motif on the glass storm door at. her parents' home. Marcia Jones, who has been doing the paintings since 1966. this year expanded her work to an original painting of Mary and the baby Jesus. I n prior years, the sophomore at Wood River High School has reproduced a different religious scene from Christmas cards sent to the family home at 954 Willow. Marcia says she has been "fiddling around with drawing since I was a little kid," and her mother says she has :i drawing done by her daughter before the age of two. Her artwork has been exhibited in shows at Southern TUinoip Universitv at Edwardsville and at Mofi- ticello College. Marcia's work is noi all religious, or even nil serious. On (he back door of the home, she has a drawing of Snoopy the dog. taken from a humorous Christmas card. Other years, the back door has been inhabited bv su< !i notables as Santa Clans and a mischievous choir boy with a candle. Away from homo, the yoing artist donates her talent to such diverse projects such as making posters for her church, the First I'.aplist of Fast Alton, and doing cartoons for the 1071 Wood River High School yearbook. She explained that as a sophomore, it is somewhat Main Methodists launch $175,000 building fund drive 55 Main Street United Methodist; Church of Alton launches a $175,000 building fund drive for a new sanctuary Sunday with a special 2 p.m. service. Using the theme. "Partner for Christ," the Rev. Julius J. Webb, director of the Department of Finance and Field Services, board of missions of the Methodist REV. JULIUS WEBB Church, will give the sermon at the special Sunday service. In addition to the $175,000 building fund, the church hopes to raise an additional 70,000 for the church onerating budget, making a total of $245,000 in the campaign. "We're shooting to start our drive and visitation this Sunday," George M. Brooks, publicity chairman, told the Telegraph. "The drive will be concluded from Jan. 10th through the 20th. Church officials are asking for three-year pledges for the $175,000 and a one-year pledge church's 1,100 members. Design for the new building Design for the enw building are not final yet," Brooks said, but the congregation is hoping for a ground level structure "that looks like a church." "We want it ground level so our older members won't have to climb so many stairs," he said. Charles A. Iladley is serving as general chairman for the drive. The Rev. Ira L. Thetford is minister of the church. Cigarette firms spend millions on final fling Artistic doorway J Marcia Jones, TB-yoar-oId daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Jones, 054 Willow, peers from behind her most, recent artistic effort, a door-length view of the Virgin Mary and the baby Jesus. l( took Marcia 2 weeks to paint the door in the evening and on weekends. By JERRY BUCK NEW YORK (AP) -~ The cigarette commercial bowed off television Friday , night after a $1.25 million fling by .Philip Morris up to midnight. The last commercial oh'net- work television was a 60' second revue from flapper to Female Lib for Virginia Slims on NBC's "Tonight" show at exactly one minute before the midnight deadline. Philip Morris bought all of the time of the three late- night talk shows and time on the Friday Night Movie, but the heaviest investments were in the Sugar, Cotton and Rose Bowls—all touting Marlboro Country for the male audience. In all, Philip Morris purchased 251/& minutes on the networks for final plugs for Mariboros, Virginia Slims, Parliament and Benson & Hedges. The R. J. Reynolds Co. bought seven minutes including four in the Orange Bowl telecast and two in the Sugar Bowl, for Winston, Salem, Camel Filters and Doral. The prohibition against, cigarette commercials on television and radio, passed by Congress, went into effect at midnight Friday. The ABC Evening News Friday night screened a series of vintage cigarette commercials, opening and closing the segment with the original Johnny calling for Philip Morris. Liggett & Myers and Lorillard each bought a minute on ABC's Tom Jones Show for the only other network purchases. The other cigarette makers bought time on local stations for spot announcements or bought no time at all for the final day. None bought time on network radio Friday. The final network commercials began shortly after noon on NBC's coverage of the Tournament of Roses Parade. The demographic appeal to women was in evidence there as the cigarettes advertised were Benson & Hedges, Virginia Slims and Parliament. Soon afterwards, the appeal to male football fans, and the prices, also rose. NBC asked $135,000 a minute for the Rose Bowl, but regular advertisers rarely pay the full asking price. SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) — Illinois will have a gradual transition from its 1870 Constitution to the new nne approved by voters in the Dec. 15 referendum. With some exceptions, the bulk of the new Constitution goes into effect July 1. One item in the new Constitution, -a provision for reapporlionmenl on the basis of 1970 census figures, goes into effect shortly after the legislature convenes at noon Wednesday. T h e lawmakers are required by the new Constitution to begin the work of reapporlionmcnt Jan. 15. B u i 11 into the reap- p o r t. i o n m e n t section is machinery designed to speed agreement among the lawmakers. If they fail to agree on a reapporlionment plan by Juno 30, the leaders of both parties in both houses are to name a bipartisan legislative- laymen group of eight to continue the debate. If the commission fails to come up with a majority-approved plan by Aug. 10, the secretary of state will draw the name of a tie-breaker from two candidates submitted by the Illinois Supreme Court. unusual to be working on the yearbook, but next year will be even more unique. Currently. Marcia said, she is assistant (o the art editor. Editors are always seniors, but next year, she will be the art editor as a junior, a tribute to her talents. After high school, her plans are indefinite, but how many high school sophomores know what they want as their life work? Already, however, she has been contacted by local graduates of two schools about scholarships to study- art and music. She is cons i d e r i n g both. from Washington University and Webster College, both in St. Louis. Marcia says she has not considered doing any work professionally now. An analysis of the painted door at: home shows how her perfectionism would not fit into any accountant's system of time and profit. The window showing the star in her door painting took four hours of trial-and-error to get everything in proper propotion. The entire door took two weeks to complete, working evenings. That window provided the family with a generation-gap discussion. Marcia would paint the window and ask her father, John, how it. looked. "If he liked hV I knew I wouldn't," she said, so it was wiped clean and started over. Finally, he gave up advising her and the painting appears perfect. While Christmas is a specific season of the year, Marcia thinks there is no time limit on the religious art. She paints in tempera, a water- based paint, and leaves the paint on the door until it naturally begans to crack and flake off because of the movement of the door. She expects the painting to stay up until the middle of January. Last, year's scene was still on the door when the first of February rolled around, and was taken down soon after the start of that month. Marcia is young, and the young are supposed to have a different outlook on things today. Will her view of the world inspire a "mod Jesus" on the door some future Christmas? "Of course not. I'll probably stick to the same thing (a religious theme) each year." Pitching in for church Parishioners of /ion Presbyterian Church in Fo»- terbiirg are laboring to construct, an educational building at the rear of the main church. Here they were completing the basement floor. Youngsters also are pitching in to help, as well as friends o! (he church. The pastor, the Rev. Andrew McMullen, in (opcont, is seated on the wall at left. New York 'super cop' unit formed NEW YOHK (AP) •- Sixteen hand-picked patrolmen, tinder a sergeant dubbed the "Little Police Chief," have gone into action as 'he first of the new "neighborhood police teams," an effort, t o relations. im prove police-community In the closely watched trial program the 10 "super cops" made their first patrols Friday in the 77lh Precinct, a 12-block area of Brooklyn's Bedford-Sluyvesant section. The program's major aim. police say, is to improve community relations by giving men on the beat greater authority to help not only the victims of crime but anyone needing assistance. "There are some groups who are bitter toward police," said Sgt. William Ambrose, 4(5, a police veteran of 2(i years who heads the 10-man team. "I see this as an opportunity to help lessen the hostility between the police and the community." Ambrose, bearing the title "Little Police Chief" in his new assignment, gave one example Friday of tow the new program works. Riding in a patrol car In the early morning, Ambrose was hailed by « woman who said she needed a prescription filled but couldn't find n pharmacy that was open on New Year's Day. The sergeant drove her to the nearest pharmacy about a mile away and outside the borders of the 77th Precinct, then returned her home. All policemen,, except for Ambrose team, arc under orders not to carry civilians in police cars and none arc expected to leave their precincts unless ordered out: in an emergency by their superiors. '"How can I help,' is the question," said Ambrose, "not 'There is nothing I can do.'" Like his men, Ambrose has new authority not usually enjoyed by most, sergeants OB the city's 30,000-man police force. It is up to him alone to decide what shifts his men will work and what shift he himself will take. Even when ho. Is off-duty, problems in his sector will be l-eferred directly to him to be resolved. The 1.0 men working with Ambrose were all volunteers, selected from nearly 40 officers who asked for the assignment. Eight arc black •and eight white. "It's a new concept and .we all think it's a good one," said police Lt. Edward Smith at precinct headquarters. "We all would like to get a little closer to the people." , . "The lllhle" Is the Word ol (Jod: Inspired - Incrrnnl • infallible "Worship Whore Christ Is Iteul" WESTMINSTER I'RKSMYTl-.KIAN CHUKCII 212 Kast I-.lm Street, Alton Illble School B:SO Morning Worship 10: W (iospel Service 7:0u MINUTE MKSSAC.H iod h.-t-i in these !;isl day,-, lton uiitu tr, hy Hi-. Son"— 'hrcws 12. He '.vh.i \vas (iod ''iKilr puffed avv.iv nur :.iim the offering up of himself. ten! Hear him in Hie Sriiii- es! Aceept whnl Jle Ims dune ROSEWOOD HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD 14fl MAYWOOD A Friendly Church looking Forward to Future Growth and Expansion Sunday School *:*5 a.m. Morning Worship . 11:00 a.m. Youth Service 6:30 p.m. Evangelistic Service 7:30 p.m. Pnwtor llnv. Mike Ad»mit First Baptist Church llect and Johnson Streets, Alton, Illinois OIIKIN M. ANDERSON, Pastor 11:25 — Sunday Church School 10:80 p.m. — Morning Worship Sormoii — "A Now Chapter" \VwiwsuJiy Midweek Service—7:00 p.m. CHURCH OF CHRIST 3402 FRANOR ALTON Sunday Meetings 9:30 a.m. & 7:00 p.m. For Information Phono 250-3244 462-8137 North Side Assembly of Cod 48M N. AIIJV, Godfrey, III. Ilobcrt N. Hulledg':, Pastor SUNDAY— I 9:30 A.M. Sunday School 10:15 A.M. Morning Service 7:00 P.M. liveiilnu Service WKDNHSBAY 7:30 P.M. Prayer and Bible Study Christ Ambassadors (Youth) DAY OK NIGHT DIAL A-DICVOTION 466-0217 ALTON BIBLE and BOOK STORE 2H08 10. Broadway Alton, 111. — Dial 403-«H!J5 In '71 as in '70 \Vi- Arc Headquarters For RELIGIOUS GOODS • BIBLES • MUSIC • GIFTS • WEDDING SUPPLIES VAUGHN HILL CHURCH OF CHRIST Highway HI North — \Vo(id Kivt-.r Sunday — it a.m. Clirsrs Woishln — 10 ii.oi. a;<*l (i:.".(> p.m. LLOYD wiii-.i:r.i:i( ar.ias-u TV CIIANNI-:L ll— Smurdnv 1 , 7::tO a.m. CHERRY STREET BAPTIST CHURCH SIXTH AND nilCIMtV — ALTON, II.MNOIS 9:00 a.m.—Church School iO:IO a.m.—Morning Worship —Communion " the Action IK" 6:00 p.m.—Youth Fellowships 7:00 p.m.—Evening Worship "The Iilcii of Positive TliinhlllK" K«w. Howling M1I/V STREET LMTEI) METtHUHST CHURCH 1400 Main St., Alton Ira 1,. Tlmttord, 1'a.slor PARTNERS FOR CHRIST CRUSADE l£«w. Jnllim ,1. VVehh, Director S]M>nki)>K at H:!!0 mill 1(1:1(1 inn Services Morning Worship — 8:30 and 10:40 a.m. Church School — 9:30 a.m. NIJKMKKY AVAILAHMO UNITARIAN THIRD AT ALBY Morning Worship & Sunday School—10:45 a.m. "THE RELEVANT CHURCH" THE THAT TRUTH HEALS CHRISTIAN SCIENCE RADIO SERIES • KSD — St. ix 8:30 a.m. Sunday • WJBM— Jenaoyville 12:45 p.m. Saturday episcopal st. Paul's Episcopal Church 10 E. THIRD 465-9149 REGULAR SERVICES 9:15 A.M.—Family Eucharist Coffee flour ana ClasMt 8:00 A.M.—Trinity Chapel Morning Prayer Father John Young FIRST SOUTHERN BAPTIST CHURCH ALTON'S NK \VKST AND I' ASTKST (il{()UI\<i SOIITIIKKN IIAI'TIST CllliKUI "Famous For The Gospel" 8th and Henry Streets — — Alton, Illinois HOWARD "TODD" TAM.OR, Pastor SUNDAY 9:00 a.m. Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship 6:00 p.m. Church in Training WEDNESDAY 6:30 p.m. Youth Choir Rehearsal 7:15 p.m. Prayer Meeting 8:00 p.m. Adult Choir Rehearsal V/E CARE . . .and offer these opportunities with you in mind • Fully equipped, professionally supervised nursery • Parking facilities. • Outstanding program of music and ycuth activities • Christian fellowship where everybody is somebody. 'The Church With The Great Sunday Night Service" UNITED METHODIST CHURCH C.TII \ MAHItKT AI-TON WORSHIP SERVICE— 10:40 A.M. "A MM>lt TO TIIIO KU'HJKK" "WIll'IKi: <:IWIST ItUINUH riCKNONAI, WIIOUONKSS AM) I'KAOTl^AL, IIOUJVICMH" ALTON'S FIRST ASSEMBLY EDWARDS STREET ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH Collogo Avenue Edwgrdt Slt««l Brown Struct Broadway suiuluy school — "•')() n.m. Wurshlp Service — — lo. M a.m. "Si'i.Minil SiM-li-s of Mm C1IUKCII, Mil- STATE mill Iliu LCSTAULISH- MICNT." l-;vuni:t!llstlc Kully — 7:00 p.m. "N(i You Don't, Gabriel" I'ainlly NiKht, Weil. — 7:00 p.m. FIRST CONGI{KGATIOI\AL CHURCH 600 Henry Street, Alton itoiti in ( IIATI ii;ij> Ki;virut, I-ASTOK 9:30 am — Church School % 10:45 am — Service of Worship With Communion Meditation: "Transformed by Renewal" 5:30 pm — Youth Choir Rehearsal Open Bible Baptist Church A NEWLY ORGANIZED BAPTIST CHURCH 200 E. Ilroiulwuy, Ird i (< l»" r Alton Kov. John VV. Mays, 1'iwtor HOLDING A REVIVAL NIGHTLY \ 7:00 inn, January 4th thru 10th l£.\uc|it Saturday Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Morning Woriihlp * • .10:50 a.m. Kvt'iililK YVorvhli t!:!U> p.m. Study, Tutudtty .... 7:80 p.m. "My Word Shall Not Pass Away" B. G. HILL of Anmrillo, Tex. Evangelist

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