Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 27, 1950 · Page 2
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 2

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, April 27, 1950
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RAtSfiTWO jjjj*v_ , ,(-.-. ALfOff fiVBMNO 3iarlesKoch Dies at Age 7f Services Saturda Afternoon I Chflrles A. Koch, 78, a life-Ion t*sld6nt of Alton and member o ifn 6ld and well known fnmlly. die Unexpectedly of n heart nil nek. HI tfpdy was found Wednesday at dm. by a neighbor, who called a Hie Koch homo, 531 Kasl Seventh jfttet 1 she noticed Mr. Koch hnd no liken In his evening pnpcr. i Mr. Koch was believed to havi suffered the fatal attack of nines (jflef he hnd gone to t.he basemen tt> attend the furnace and collapser dhid died as he was ascending tin steps. ; Me had suffered from a cold re dently but apparent ly hnd recnv <5red from the Illness and had boot dble to work In his flower garden 1 Gardening was his hobby and he devoted much time to flowers a Als: home. Ho had remarked re ijenlly to a daughter, Mrs. Grovn B. fertilth, that he was Inle with Blslgardenlng and that ho hoped to Catch' up with his flowers. i Mr. Koch was born In All on FeD. 5, 1872, a son of the late Charles nnd Mrs. Josephine Agne Koch. He was married May 5, 1807 to Miss Berthn Kyrlo of Alton am for; many years was employed a ftyflo Wholesale Grocery Co. He had retired after the Ilyrle flrn wns discontinued and had devotee ilsitlme to caring for his wife, wh< va| a semi-Invalid for fnnny years »efpre her death, two years ago. He had resided all his marrlet l£ej In the East Seventh sjree lelghborhood, with exception o 2 years when he made his nomo n feast Twelfth street. Qne of seven chUclren, all bu wo| of his sisters and brothers liar irepeded, him In death. Survlvlnf .re r two sisters, Misses Llllle ant Catle. Koch, Alton; a son, Alcxan ler Koch of New York, who Is en oute to Alton; three daughters ! /Irs'; Droves B. Smith, Alton; Mrs Jvorett Swain,' Klrksvllle, Mo., and trs,,Claude Swanson, Paxton, III. ndHhree grandchildren. A daugh er,"-Mrs, Howard Whltesldo, losi ier; life In an automobile accldeni 0 years ago. Funeral services will bo con< ludted Saturday at 3:30 p.m. In tfo.rrow-Qulnn mortuary by Dr S. J, Vance,, pastor of First Pres- lyterlan Church. Burial will be In Jpper Alton cemetery. Friends : nay call at the mortuary after p.m. Friday. f {Council Suspends Continued From Pngn i. ^ that the hourly rate for jjbxtra clerks in his office, which collects the taxes, be Increased |rom 75 cents to 85 cents an hour. j Lftter Wetsteln offered a reso- Jutlbn for the'W-cent an hour tn- ireasa.ifor -the extra' clerks. Geltz >ffered an amendrnent to Increase Isb the pay for deputy city clerk 110 a monthVWetstein then sought o amend his own resolution to In- :lude a $10 boost for the deputy reas'urer. And Walde offered an imendment to add a $10 a month i ncrease'for the deputy comptroller, When Brown elicited that the ,m,endments still would leave ilerks In some departments with ialarles higher than In others, ie 'moved to "lay over". Tlmmer Jniere seconded, and It was so ordered. •. V^etsteln secured, authorization Jtor the city treasurer to purchase jlbree typewriter desks for his department. i '. To Call Bids on Trucks | Authority was voted the street jrepalrs committee to call bids on fa ^4-ton truck and a 2 to-ton truck So? the streets department. !> A proposal to ban parking on the fwe'st side of Pearl between Bozza Janii JbesUng was approved when Jthe council adopted a report froir {the Traffic Commission on severa; pnatters referred to It for rccom- jmendatlons. I Schaefer had referred to the public buildings committee the neec (Of :a survey to eliminate useless 'accumulations of records In the [city hall storage vault and to de- [termine what was needed for bel- Iter filing of records that must be ^preserved. He also asked Installation' of a drinking fountain in 'Haskell park and Mayor Linkogle preferred the matter to the play! grounds committee. ^Robert H, Streeper ; Undergoes Surgery R; H. Streeper underwent surgery Wednesday at Barnes Hospital' In St. Louis, and was reported resting well Wednesday night. A former deputy coroner, Mr. Stroep ier Is head of the undertaking firm • bearing his name. Kesumos Work Thomas H. Dey of 827 Hawlej avenue returned to work this week latter an Illness, during which he Avas hospitalized. Dey is employed In the chart department, American ;Alr .Force Division, St. Louis. FIRST CUSS WATCH CLEANING STQBJS Maine mil Wilson Win Spelling Contest The high school upelllnR contest, part of a cllywlrtc spelling mutch In the public schools, drew n small audience last evening In Alton High auditorium though the ellmi- ntlon rounds to dotormine the final conlcslnnts hml horn n (.lender! by a roofing-tool Ing bunch of young people who had shown great en- (huslasm. The srnnllness nf thf audience la*i evening did not encourage enthusiasm. The last (o stand up were Klalne Fosler and Mill Wilson and to them were awarded cash prlzas which had been provided. To Miss Foster, who was still standing when Hill Wilson went off his feet on "lonsllleclomy", was awarded ten silver dollars and to Wilson, (he runner-up, wont five silver dollars which were clinked Into Ihelr palms by the Judge of the contest, Pnul B. Cousley. liny Gibson was the timekeeper and assistant judge. This evening the junior high school contestants will compete for honors.. There will ho IB principals, four from each junior high school. Labor Flareup At East Alton Charges Against 4 After 3 Men Are Injured EAST ALTON. - A labor dispute that has been simmering In this area for the past several weeks, flnrod Into violence nt Sixth nnd Ohio about 9:'I5 n. m., Wednesday, as four carloads of men attacked laborers employed by Hubet- Yoder, contractor, according to police. Throe men were Injured nnd four clamped into the village jtUl ns n result of the melee. Injured and.treated by an East Alton physician were Sam Richards, 310 Gouldlng, East Alton, nnd Alex Moore, Cottage Hills. Another man declined treatment after reaching tho physician's office. Jailed from about 10 a. m. until 1 p. m. wore men who identified themselves ns Edward Wonner, Slnunton; Luther Harris, 41 Hnr- nclt, Wood River; Charles Heath, 449 Whltelaw, Wood River, and Earl Fines, Hartford. The men were charged with disturbance of the pence and destruction of property. Fines were charged on two counts. The men, arraigned before Justice Ed Kirk, were released after bond was given Fred Grenzebnch, Rosewood Heights. Men attacked were members of Independent Contractors' Associn- lon, which hns been negotiating with Labor Local 333 for several weeks in nn effort to ward off violence. Ydder's men hnd reported threats on two previous occasions, but yesterday's frncus wns the first. Today, Yoder, about 35 members of the Independent group, and their attorney, Harold Thomas, Alton, met with Sheriff Dallas T. Harrull and State's Attorney Austin Lewis at Edwardsvlllo to ask, for protection. The group was told procedure which leads to prosecution and wns assured by the stale's attorney that he personally would prosecute persons charged with violence. Sheriff Hun-ell, who explained that with but 11 deputies he could not effectively patrol the area, told [he men the solution to the problem would be for "level headed" representatives of the Association and the union to negotiate the matter. The men told the sheriff they Mrs.F.Mpok Dies at Home Succumbs tnHnarlAttack" Kites Saturday Mis. Franrfs Mook, 7fi, wirlow of Frerl Mook, filed unexpectedly at 3 n. m. lodny nl her homf, 710 Royal, following n hour I. attack. Mrs. Mook had suffered from a slight, rardluc condition for «om<? time, but hml been fairly actlvi.- (Ir-spllc the ailment, nnd Wednesday hnd attended (he funeral of a friend, Mrs. Ha M. Kaeshamer. A life-Ion^' resident of Alton, Mrs. Mook was n daughter of th't Inle Mr. mid Mrs. John Kirchhoff. She was horn Sept. 15, 187,'t. For ninny years after I ho dcnlh of her hushnnd, In 1911. she had been a practical nuiso nnd always was ready to help In ease of Illness. Knorgelir and friendly by nature, Mrs. Mook hurl been active In church nnd lodge work. She wns n life-long member of SI. Mary's parish nnd belonged to the church Altar Society. She wns a member of Alton Circle, National Daughters of I.snhelln, Woman's Relief Corps, of Woman's Benefit Association, nnd of the Pioneer Club. Mri. Mook hnd resided nt the lloynl street homo for 4B yonrs. Friends, who live In a downstairs nparlmcnt of the house, went to Mrs. Mook's aid this morning when she suffered the fnlnl attack, and summoned members of her family to attend her, Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Hilllp Wlrlh, Gillosplc; Mrs. Robert Johnson, nnd Mrs. Dorothy Miller, Alton; a sister, Mrs. Caroline Smith, Alton; 16 grandchildren, nnd 12 great-grandchildren. A son, Fred C. Mook, died Insl Feb. 10, following an attack similar to that suffered by Mrs. Mook this morning. The body Is nt Statcn funeral homo where friends may call after 7 p. m. lodny. Funeral riles will be conducted Saturday at. 10 n. m. in St. Mary's Church. Interment will be In Alton cemetery. The rosary will bo recited Friday nt 8 p. m. U, S. Ship Blamed for Collision; Iran's Israel Recognition hit 5 Changes Made Continued From PUR* I. Open Administration In Goeken's Estate EDWARDSVILLE — In the absence of a will, administration wns opened Wetlnesdny in Probate Court In the estnte of Albert H. Goeken, vice president of Noil Baking & Ice Cream Co., Alton, who died April 9. Heirs listed in the petition for administration were two sons nnd two daughters, Leroy J. nnd Clement C. Goeken, Alton; Mrs. Agnes West, also of Alton, appointed ad- ministratrix, nnd Mrs. Catherine Wheeler, Ottawa, 111. Illinois Klver Rising PEORIA, April 27 (£?>—Business firms with plants along the Illinois river bnnks were moving slocks today to save them from tomorrow's expected rise in the water level. were receptive to negotiation and were infromed by the sheriff that the latter would be glad to sit In on attempts to solve difficulties. Earlier attempts to iron out the problem had been made nt sessions at. East Alton City Hall April 8 nnd 18. James Picket-Ill, union buisness agent, told n Telegraph representative today "local organizations are not involved and retaliation us far as non-union workers are concerned are purely on an individual basis." He said some of the men Involved in the melee are members of the union he represents. the mayor named A. B. Wilson to the Civil Service board, succeeding Ray Jackson; the Rev. Paul S. Krebs to the Recreation commission, succeeding the Rev. F. M. Hedgor; nnd Harry Mnhonoy to the Hrtnrd of Zoning Appeals, succeeding R. S. Cousley. Other commissioners were renppolnted: Kben Rodger? to the Park Board; Raymond Block to the City Plnn commission; Don S. Morrison and Homer M. Adnms to the Liquor Control commission; Paul Price, city clerk, to tho Police pension board. Malcolm burr wns re-nppolntod city counsellor; William J. Herb, comptroller; Raymond Galloway, police chief; James Lewis, fire chief; C. KS Abraham, city engineer; If. C. Alexander, electrical Inspector; nnd A. J. Duffy, plumb- Ing Inspect or. Spcclnl Appointments Speclnl appointments Included Jess Hutchlnson, Gustavo Rotsch, nnd Edward McCann, merchants' watchmen; George Williams, Henry Graves, nnd John Rollins, City Hall custodians; and Jack Draper nnd Wnlter Snodgrnss, caretakers, city refuse disposal grounds. Eugene Laughlln and W, Riley Gibson were named special policemen without compensation by the city. In naming council committees, Mayor Linkogle assigned James Dooley as chalrmnn of finance and Alderman Geltz ns chairman of the ordinance cammiUee. In response to election as mayor pro tern, chief honor the aldermen may bestow on a colleague, Alderman Schnefer said: "I thank you, one and alJ; I certainly appreciate; this honor." In his first annual message, delivered after calling- the new mayor pro tem. to take the gavel, Mayor Linkogle made good on his prc- meellng announcement that it would be "short," "I wnnl: to thank all the members for the cooperation of the past year," he said. "I shall seek to hold that same cooperation for all our efforts for the city in the coming year." The mayor also commended the Telegraph for the publicity given city affairs. TOKYO, April 27, i/Pl— The Chinese Communist radio today blamed an American freighter for a midnight collision with a Chi* nese ship In a Yellow sea fog. It said 70 Chinese drowned as their vessel sank. A Polplng broadcast heard here said the freighter Callfofnln Bear of the Pacific Fnr East Lines "ignored maritime laws" -in ramming the Chicago ship Sinan off Taku Bar April 20. Former Chesterfield Resident Dies in West Mrs. Hazel Fay Harlan Spainhower, daughter of the late Fredprick T. nnd Mrs. Harlan, Medorn, died In Burbnnk, Calif., April 10, friends have learned. A native of Bnrnott, III., and a former resident of Chesterfield, she hnd lived in Los Angeles since 1929. She leaves her husband, Frank J. Spninhower; three daughters, Mary Lou Como, Catherine Ge- I;. 8. Navy ftt SINGAPORE, April 27, </Pt— The I?. S. nlrcrnft Carrier Boxer and' two destroyers brought 3000 1 Americnn sailors to this British colony today for n week's visit. With the carrier are the destroyers Floyd B. Parks and John R. Craig. Move for Itcd Trmle Tithletl SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, W — CIO longshoremen here voted last, night to table a resolution urging that the United States trade with red China. The action wns tnken by a heavy margin after right -wing leaders charged the resolution wns "Communist- inspired." Aunsles Would Outlaw llcds CANBERRA, Australia, April 27, (/Pi— Prime Minister Robert G. Menzies Introduced a bill in the House of Representatives today to outlaw the Communist party In Australia. Six Greeks Sentenced to Die ATHENS, Greece, April 27, UP) —A criminal court In Serral today sentenced six persons to death on charges of having murdered 74 Nationalist villagers near the northern Greek town of Nlgrlta during the German occupation In 1944. Egypt Protests Recognition TEHRAN, Iran, April 27, I/PI— Egypt formally protested today Iran's recognition of Israel. Iran rescognized Israel on March 15. Egypt wns one of the Arnb foes of Israel during the Palestine war; Iran was not. . Bennett Mayers Divorced CHARLOTTE AMALIE, Virgin Islands, April 27, </P>— Mrs. Bennett E. Meyers, free of marital ties with her Imprisoned former air force general husband, was believed on her way today to South America — exact destination unknown. The pretty one-time model obtained a divorce here from Meyers less than three weeks after he lost another bid to get out of federal prison. nieve Davidson, ' and Betty Jane Acosta, all of Los Angeles; three grandchildren, and her twin sister, Helen May Mowatt, also of Los Angeles, Funeral services were held at St. Mark's Episcopal .Church at Glendnle, Calif. Burial was in Forest Lawn- Cemetery, April 11. Military Fund Cut Doomed Vote on Draft Extension Must Come Soon WASHINGTON, April 2? t£t — The tense International situation brought added force today to de* mands for new defense funds and extension of the draft law. It all but shelved the House ecenomy drive. In response to the request of Secretary of Defense Johnson, the House was resigned to vote an extra $350,000,000 for military spenrlng most of It for airplanes. And House leaders thought It. likely that the members would have to vote on the question of keeping the draft law alive for two years beyond June 24, when It Is scheduled to die. Chairman Cannon (D-Mo) of the Appropriations Committee announced committee approval of an amendment that would hike the defense budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 from the $13,911,000,000 recommended last month by the committee to $14,« 261,000,000. The extra $350,000,000 was approved after Johnson testified before a subcommittee yesterday. It would be split up this way: $200,000,000 for the air force; $100,000,000 for naval air; $50,000,000 for conversion of warships nnd for the antl-submarihe warfare program. With Republicans joining Democrats In supporting' the Increases, their addition to a $20,000,000,000 omnibus appropriation bill perhaps late next week appeared certain. The $350,000,000 agreed on Is intended to keep the < nation's air at a level of not less than 48 groups of active and first line warplanes. Chairman Vlnson (D-Ga) of the Armed Services Committee, told newsmen that because of "present world conditions" he will ask the committee next week to approve a two-year extension of the draft law. No one has been drafted since January 1949, but- military leaders want it kept on the books for quick use if necessary. It covers men 19 through 26. Jersey Fire Chiefs Funeral Saturday JERSEYVILLE. — Funeral ritus for Harry L. Blish, 64, Jerseyville fire chief, who died unexpectedly Wednesday, will be conducted Saturday at 2 p. m. in First Presbyterian Church by the Rev. David E. Maxton, Sterling, formerly of Jerseyville. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the residence, 503 South Washington, after 4 p. m. today. Surviving Mr. Blish are his wife, Mrs. Zetta Blish; a son, Dnrrel, Springfield, and two daughters, Mrs. Earl Wightman, Alton, and Mrs. J. E. Holliday, Jerseyville, and six grandchildren. Chrysler Continued from f» fl) f e i. cleaning, elevator and other services. In other labor developments: Thfe National Labor Relations Board ordered elections among 100,000 employes of the General Slccttlc Co., to determine whether they want a do electrical union or 1U ClO-ousted rival as bargaining agent. U'estlnghoUM Election Another election for a choice between the same two unions will be held today among nearly 55,000 workers In 40 Westlnghouse Electric Corp. plants In 32 cities. The NLRB-sponsored vote Is expected to go a long way toward settling a bitter labor dispute among 300,000 Wostlnghouse workers. Union engineers announced they will curtail service next week on the Long island Railroad by one- third or more by having 100 men take layoffs. The layoffs will protest against curtailment of steam trains, which the union claims has forced 50 to 55 men on furloughs. The union is the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. Some 3000 persons were to return to work today after a one-day shutdown of the General Electric Company's television receiver manufacturing division in Syracuse, N. Y. The union said the wage dispute which caused (he walkout had not been'settled, . ; •• A special standing commit lee of the American Newspaper Publishers' Association told members In New York today that only restoration of local collective bargaining can avoid strike-produced national c'rlses. In late years, the committee's report sajd, more Industries bargain with employes on a nationwide basis, leading to more widespread effects of disputes. THUR9PAY, APRIL 27, MM Tito to Name Greek Envoy Hopes for Better Relations With Austria, Italy BELGRADE, Yugoslavia, April 27 (& — Premier Marshal Tito announced today Yugoslavia it ready to resume diplomatic rela* tlons with greece and wllLnomln* ate a diplomatic envoy within a few days. The premier made this known In a remarkable «tate*of-tne-na- tlon address to his-new parliament In which he expressed hope for better relations not only with Greece but with Italy and Austria; At one time Yugoslavia was ac« cused in the United Nations of aiding and abetting the Greek Communist rebellion, along with Bulgaria and Albania. Since Tito wai expelled from the Moscow-led Comlnform as a strayer from Leninism, Yugoslavia's relations with Greece bettered. Now, Tito told parliament, "newest developments" — presumably the recent government change- In Greece promised that "from now on there will be possibilities to substantially improve the relations between our two countries." Regarding Italy, whose claims to Trieste Yugoslavia has bitterly disputed, the premier said: "Yugoslavia . . . considers that the present unsolved problems between • the two countries should not be a reason for worsening of relations. The efforts from both sides for Improvement of relations, for economic and other cooperation can contribute to an easier solution of disputed questions." NO MONEY DOWN! Children's SHOE Sturdy Sandals for Boys or Girls Four Popular Colors White • Brown Red • Mahogany * Quality Leather * Long Wearing • Styled for Action • Sizes 8 to 2 BRING NO MONEY WHEN YOU SHOP AT GATELY'S. TAKE THE GOODS HOME AT ONCE! fffCLYS CATHY BLOC, W. THIRD ALTON BRING NO MONEY GATELY'S 6HADUATEI WE HONOR YOUR CREDIT NAME YOUR TERMS TAKE MONTHS TO PAY Buy Your Graduation Gifts on Easy Credit! NO DOWN PAYMENT BUDGET TERMS SO EASY YOU NEVER MISS THE MONEY! $2475 Natural gold ptofff ccw... do/nty to wtar. "Royal Lady" Dtp*ndab/« 1S /ewe' movement... lovtly cord band. 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