Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 26, 1950 · Page 11
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PAOB TWELVE ALfOM EVENING TELEGRAPH WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26,1950 SqueesePlay Wood River Boy's Curiosity Leads to Punctured Lung WOOD ftlVMR -- A bfly, tempted by a piece of ice as he was returning home from school, Tuesday noon, was Injured seriously nnd rushed to Bnrne« Hospital, St. Louis, after he wa» caught, between a backlnx Ico truck and loading dock at Home Ice Co., 520 Wood River avenue, a short distance from his home. He Is Danny Lewis, son of Mrs. Frances Lewis nnd grandson o( Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Bell, 31 Marguerite, where he resides. He Is a first grade pupil at Lincoln School. His family reported today he rested well last night and X-ray* revealed he has a lung puncture and possibly a broken rib. Attendants at the Ico house rush«d him to Wood River Township Hospital at 11:40 n. tn., following the mishap and from there he was sent to Barnes. The boy had stopped at the Ico house dock to pick up a piece of Ice when an lee truck driven by Homer Ventress, 831 Alby, Alton, backed up to the dock, unaware the boy was there and caught him between the dock and bed of the truck, A neighbor, Mrs. Ray Plnney 816 Wood River qvenue, who saw the mlfthnp from hor dining room said Dahny and a small girl passed the Ice house and the git I rnn between the dock and trut'k In the clear but Danny was tempted by the Ice and unaware of the truck. He stopped to reach for the Ice but It wns too far nwny, so boosted himself on a post. ; An attendant who was busy at the time of the mishap saw the truck backing when It was within a fool, of Danny and yelled at the driver but could not be heard before the accident occurred. Danny has a brother, Morris Lee, 5. Another five-year-old youth received n fractured right leg and head Injuries at 6 p. m., Tuesday, when he was Involved In a car accident at South Main and Ferguson ovenue, Michael Loo Hancock, son of Mrs, Anna E. Hancock, 416 Ashlock, was admitted to Wood River Township Hospital. Driver of the car Was .Tohn Kelly, 418 Lorena, Wood River. A NEW LOW PRICE IN LADIES' ALL LEATHER PLAY SHOES Plenty of Now lied anil Ornens. Rogulnr $3.08 to $0.08 Values, All sizes in this special group. Special Purchase of LADIES 1 FACTORY SURPLUS SHOES Values to $7.95 4 Open Friday Till 9 P, M, Sat Till 5 P. M. 211 PIASA ALTON EMMETT FRANK KAELBU Hartford Youth Top Student at Dr. Pamv V. WOOD RIVJ5R — Kmmett Frank Knelble, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Knnlble, 11 Hawthorne Place, Hart ford, has boon elected to Phi Kta Sigma, high • scholastic ' honorary fraternity at DcPauw University Greencnslle, Ind., where he Is a freshman 'majoring In ehemlstry. Kaolble whs one of ]7 freshmen chosen from n class of 324 for the fraternity, considered the most dts linctlvo honor to be gained by a freshmnn. Requirements aro a 2.E average out of a possible 3 Kttotble's wns 2.875, placing him In the upper five percent of his class At the time of his graduation from Knsl Alton-Wood River Com rnunlly High School in 1949, he ranked first In a class of 211 and won a four-year Rector Scholarship at DePaxiw. At high school he was a member of the National Honor Society of. National Thes plans. Thrash Out Wood River Sewer, Levee Problems WOOD RIVER — All engineering details o£ the Wood River sewer were completed and local officials came to complete understanding with the United States Corps of. Engineers at n conference staged Tuesday in St. Louis, Mayor William R. Stoneham reported today. Now Mayor Stoneham will confer with City Attorney Joseph Barr and Mr. McKIUcrlck, bonding attorney, In preparation for calling o£ bids on the work. Tuesday's conference Involved thrashing out several engineering problems connected with outlet for the sewer and the levee project of United States SPJEG AUTO SUPPLIES HARDWARE SPORTING GOODS Clean Up Your Car! DECO-WIPE KIT No brushing — simply apply! Enamel, primer, cleaner, thinper, applicator! POLISHER & SANDER SPRAYER & MOTOR •«9 $36.4S $ f 1.25 W««kly 35 95 » Diaphragm type! \£ HP. motor, gun, nozzles, etc. Compressor Alone $26.50 U, I. Approved! • Polishes cars, furniture, floors! • Sands floors to smoothest finish! ' • Converts todrill, takes >£'x24 chuck . 1/10 H.P. Motor, internal fan t Moulded rubber disc, 5" polishing bonnet, 2 sandpaper discs, 12-ft. rubber cord, plug. Handle extends to 39* COMPLETE! 12 $1.25 Weekly 95 CHAMOIS ft SPONGE M « * Cellulose sponge for washing, rough rubbing! 9 Chamois for polishing HOSE WASH MOP $149 | Sol. • Attaches to any hose! t Cotton yarn, detachable head, plastic handle! POLISHING ClOTH 55' f »g. ttJif |J|F||V • H-lb. package absorbent uncreated knit yarn! • Makes polishing easierl 100 Belle St. ALTON, ILL, Phone 2*9261 What Next? Secret Mystery Club Latest Fad at Wood River High Optimist* Name Group Chairmen At Wood River WOOD ntVKR.—Right committee chnirmrn of t.hf Optimist, Club wore appointed by C. Wayno Stevens, recently Installed president, at n lunchprm nnd business meeting of the group, Tuesday night, at the Dixie Coffpp Shoppe, when a membership drive for the year was launched.. Chairmen are Lloyd Dlldlne, program; M. R. Harpole, membership; A. P. Stuart, boys' work; Fred Taylor, publicity; Vlto Adams, attendance; .John Peterson, club bulletin; K. K. .Schwnlbo, reception, nnd Howard Oettlng, sports. Dr. Herman Hoover will ho In charge of Initial Ions. May 18 nnd 10, Optimists will stage a comedy play, "Aunt Sally," with local talent, at the auditorium of East Alton-Wood River Community High School. Art Hough and Ed Grophong were named In charge of promotion. An Informal discussion was strtfecd concerning the local group's part. In the Optimist program slogan, "Friend of the Boy." The boys' work committee Is to swinR Into action and prepare a definite boys' program for approval at the next regular meeting. Under consideration are plans which would help underprivileged boys, Including work with the local police department on delinquent coses, sponsorship of a Boy Scout troop, and a long range program to develop a camping site, hiking distance from Wood River. The group voted to renew their membership in the Wood River Township Chamber of Commerce for 1950. A district board of directors' moot, the 49th state Optimists Clubs' Council, will be held at, the Mark Twain Hotel, St. Lou- Is, May 2, and several local members plan to attend. Real Estnto Transaction WOOD RIVER. — Mr. and Mrs. Leonard McGowen, 158 Seventh street, have purchased the Rigg residence and acreage on Ninth street hill, Rosewood Heights. They engineers. Local persons In attendance were Mayor Stoneham, John Roedel, chief engineer at Standard Oil Co.; A. P. McCormick, engineer of the Wood River Drainage Board; Howard Sheppard, sewer engineer; Wilbur Stevens, city engineer; Gordon Mallory, alderman and member of Wood River Drainage Board; and Aldermen Clyde Borman, Byron Klllam, Josaph Stassl, Joseph Pelan, and W. E.fasten. WOOD RTVER. — A new era of chivalry, kindness, «ftd extreme rourtesy, Influenced' by the mystery of a secret organization called the A.F.P., currently prevails at the local high school. Membership for bblh students and, faculty members Is gained by securing 1010 votes by way of mysterious magic words and kind detds. Beginning wtth a "select few," March 1, the organization now boasts a membership of 60 persons. No one knows exactly how votes are obtained, but with the right word or action an A.F.P. member will lustily cry out, "You said the magic word, you have won 10 voles." In mystery lies enchantment, therefore, this new school activity has created quite a disturbance—but a nice disturbance. Advanced membership Into A. F. P. is held by those members who have passed their Mason and Dixori degrees. Sometimes the "and" degree is awarded before either the Mason or Dtxon, which Is more Intriguing, for one must find what he did wrong at the beginning and end and what he did right In the middle. Persons now listed with degrees Include Jubius Kiz/elwltz, mason- riixon; Rosemary Aldcrson, mason tllxon; William Whllcsldc, mason; Jerry Sands, dixon; Don Ball, "and;" Fay Denhom, mason; Car- mollta Konzen, mnson-dixon; Dick Schum, mason-dlxon; Kathleen Alderson, dixon; Lloyd Eden, mason- dlxon; Dale Smith, "and;" Shirley Prather, "and;" Jim Smith, "and;" Rhea McGuire, mason-dlxon. The "Hideous, Gluttonous Mash" Is on, according to a large orange and black poster display on the school's bulletin board. Activity is now In reverse. The A.F.P. is currently the P.F.A. "Hortense" is coming, according to announcement. Who or what Hortense is, is anybody's guess, but all await in anticipation. Rumor has it that initiations into this secret group will long be remembered. One faculty member, upon receiving an additional 10 votes, replied, "The mystery of the flying saucer has nothing on our own A.F.P." are to take possession as soon as Mrs. Pearl Rigg is able to occupy the home she has purchased at 679 East Acton avenue. Visiting Parents WOOD RIVER. — Pfc. Thomas Rogers, jr., is spending this week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Rodgers, 335 East Lorena avenue. Thomas recently completed his basic training at Lackland Air Force Base and is to report at Keesler Field, Miss., May 2, for Radar Mechanic Airborne instruction. when you want it! 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RLTDn HEFRIbERHTinil 610 E, BROADWAY DIAL |.!Ttl Wometi of Moose Initiate at Wood Rivet WOOD RIVER. — Six candidates were Initiated by Women of the Moose, Tuseday night, at Moose Hall. They are Mr*. Mafgery Pierson, Mrs. Elizabeth Qlowczewskl and Mrs. Helen Higglns, sponsored by Mrs. Ruth Campbell; Mrs. Cleta Smith and Mrs. Jean Carson, sponsored by Mrs. Carol Moore, and Mrs. Frances Snyder sponsored by Mrs. Grace Galloway. Plans were made for a chill and pie supper, from 5 to 7 p. m., Saturday night at Moose Hall. The group donated $10 to the Cancer fund and $5 to the Academy of Friendship fund for a May 1 conference meeting at the Melbourne Hotel In St. Louis. Home Section Date Changed WOOD RIVER. — The American Home Section of the Wood River Woman's Club will meet June 7 Instead of May 3 as previously planned. About 40 Wood River women met with the East Alton club Tuesday night for a joint spring concert. An Invitation has been received to attend the style show sponsored by the Powerettes, Junior Achievement Co. Garden Club members will be guests of the club at the next regular meet- Ing, May 9, Wood River Notes WOOD RIVER. — Harold E. Thompson, 93 Acton avenue, con tliiues to be a patient at St. Johft'i Hospital, St. Louis, where he was admitted Saturday for diagnosis and X-ray. Lt. and Mrs. George Ghent attd daughter, Vlcki Lynn, Battleefteek, Mich., are visitors this week at the home of Mrs. Ghent's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles O. Sandbach, 230 South Central avenue. A Holland yard has launched a suctlort dredger built for use on French harbors. Firemen of No. 2 and 4 com* panics, with the ladder truck, at 10:S» a. m. Tuesday, investigated an overheated furnace at the real* dence of Mrs. Elizabeth Kelghtley, 1630 Jersey, Fire Chief Uwis te* ported. _ The watchword of Camp Firs Girls, Inc., Is Wohelo, from the first two letters of the words Work, health, love. THIRD AND BELLE STS. 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