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Tuesday, June 21, 1960
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TUESDAY, JUNE 21, I960 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Obituaries f. M. ticker Funeral services for Francis taught in schools near West Frankfort and had worked at the old American Smelting A Refining Co., before engaging in M. (Frank) Wicker, proprietorj tne R«rnge business. Of the Wicker Auto Electric j Survlvln * are his wldow thc Service Co., and secretary of the Independent Oa.r a ge Own- Assn., will be conducted Wednesday at p.m., in Funeral Home, Alton. The Rev. Howard ?Todd Taylor, pas- ''tor of Ca 1 v» P. thicker a r y Baptist Church, will officiate at the rites which will be followed by burial in Roselawn Memory Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. today, Mr. Wicker, 78, died unexpectedly Monday, He had been former Rose Newman, to whom hr was married in 1918 at St. Charles, Mo.; a daughter, Mrs. Lillian bowman, West Frankfort; two «ms; Delbert, Marlon, nnd Leland. Steelvllle; two Bisters. Ruth and Fanny, both of Essex; a brother, William, West Frankfort; a nephew. Qen* Htitrhens, St. Louis, whom he had reared, and eight grandchildren. H. D. Melton HARDTN Harold D. Melton, 53. of 410 Job St., East Alton, who had been ill and a patient in a St. Louis hospital recently, died unexpectedly Monday. H« at . . suffered the fatal Illness a patient in Alton Memorial home and was moved to Wood Hospital for treatment of a River Township Hospital where heart ailment^and had been re-|he was pronounced dead on ar- Jeased from the hospital last Sunday. The second and fatal attack was suffered Monday rival at 4:55 p.m. Mr. Melton, a carpenter by trade, had returned home from morning and he was taken by fl Sf I/1uig h |tgl , agt week ambulance to Alton Memorial where he was pronounced dead on arrival. and was believed to have been A resident of Alton for the past. 42 years, Mr. Wicker moved here from West Frankfort where he was born Aug. 11, 1881. During his early life he CUT FLOWERS Floral Arrangements Member Florist's Telegraph Delivery Association LEO WILLIS, SR. LEO WILLIS, JR. Alton Floral Phone HO 2-4111 Evenings HO 6-3617 making satisfactory progress to jward recovery. i He had resided in Alton area for the past 23 years, and was a member of Wood River Lodge, 1062, A. F. & A. M. He was a member of the Methodist Church and belonged to Carpenter's Local 73, St. Louis. Born at Westfield. 111., Dec. 7, 1906, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles William Melton. He was married in 1936 to the former Viola Sniders. Surviving are his wife: a brother, Wayne of Monrovia, Calif., and two sisters. The body is at the C. C. Hanks Funeral Home' in Hardin where friends may call after 1 p.m. today. Funeral rites will be conduet- ed Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home by the Rev. Anton S. Fabian. Burial will be In Hardin Cemetery. Masonic rites will be conducted at 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mrs. Rose Cobb In ill health for the past three years, Mrs. Rose Etta Cobb, 61, of 127 Eekard Ave., Wood River, ed s at 4:80 p.m. Monday In Wood River Township Hospital, She had been a patient in thji hospital Since June 8. Mrs. Cobb, who was the wife of Ty Cobb, had resided in Wood River since 1917, moving there from Lawrence'ville. Her husband died in May of 1955. She was born at Bridgeport, April 18, 1899. a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jackson Parker. Her marriage to Ty Cobb took place in St. Louis. Surviving are two sisters. Mrs. Anna Qrote and Mrs. Pearl Casto, Wood River; two brothers, Joy and John Parker, Wood River. She also leaves two nieces, Mrs. Helen Becker of Roxana, whom she had reared, and Mrs. Mary Ford, Granite City. Three sisters preceded her in death. Mrs. Cobb was a member of General Baptist Church, Mart- ford, and pastor of the church, the Rev. Lester Williams, will officiate at funeral rites Thursday at 2 p.m. in Smith Funeral Home, Wood River. Burial will be in Milton Cemetery. Friends may visit the funeral home after 7:30 p.m. today. . M. Duncan We are pleased to announce the opening of an office to s" better serve the Alton area. EDWARD D. JONES & CO. Members, New York Stock Exchange Metropolitan Building 307 Henry St. Alton, 111. Telephone HOward 5-4015 JOHN J. MALONEY Registered Representative Newt of Stocks Trading Slow; Market Lower By EH MORSIC AP BnsliwKs News wflcef NEW YORK (AP)— The stock market settled lower in slow trading latr this afternoon M profit taking continued on some recent favorites. Volume for the day was estimated at 3,800.000 Sharps compared with 3,970.000 Monday. Key stocks dropped fraction* to a point or so while a selection of volatile issues which have made a recent big gain were off from 1 to about 4. The ticker tape lagged on two occasions. Minnesota Mining dropped more than half a dozen points on a couple of large transactions then halved the loss in later dealings. Collins Radio and Standard Rolls- man were each down about 4 apiece. NAFI and Commercial Solvents dropped about 2 each and International Business Machines fell about 5. Bulova spurted ahead about 2 points late In the day. Emerson Radio gained more than a point. Hammond Organ erased a gain of about 2 and showed a fractional net loss. Airlines were steady. Gains of about a point were scored by Pfizer, Woolworth. and Texaco. Down about a point each were Owen M. Duncan, 59, of 305 Broadway, East Alton, a boilermaker helper at Shell Oil Co., died unexpectedly Monday at 9:15 p.m. at Ironton, Mo., en route to visit a brother, Clarence of Arcadia, Mo. He was on vacation from his duties at the oil refinery and had planned' to accompany his brother on a fishing trip. He suffered the fatal illness at a motel at Ironton and died before he could be moved to a hospital. He and his wife, the former Lucille Bollhorst, had left East Alton FRANCIS M. WICKER 2:M p. Wednesday Funeral Home 2:M D.m. Thursday Funeral Home Annual Appointments Made at Edwardsville EDWARDSVTLLE — Appointments of city officials, committees and band and recreation boards for the 1960-61 fiscal year were announced by Mayor William C. Strnube at a special city council meeting Tuesday night. Only major change in the «oV ministration line-Op was the ap* pointment of Robert Tunnell as corporation counsel attorney, Morrisey, replacing who does and John D. not have American Tobacco, bide, Du Pont, U. Merck and Boeing. The market was Union Car- S.. Gypsum, irregular in the morning but gradually displayed a lower tone as turnover fell off. U.S. Government bonds turned mixed after opening steady. Monday morning. He had appeared in normal health at that time. A resident of East Alton for the past 38 years, he was born at Fredericktown, Mo., Dec. 8. 1900. He resided at both Fredericktown and Flat River, Mo., before moving to East Alton. He had been employed at Shell Oil Co., for the past 26 years. He was a member of Wood River Lodge 1062, A.F.&A.M. and of Royal Arch Masons, Altoft, and belonged to Boiler Makers Local 463, East Alton. Surviving in addition to his wife to whom he was married March 27, 1926, at Wood River, are a daughter. Mrs. Joe Miller, East Alton; four brothers, Jesse and Tim, San Bernardino. Calif., Clarence, Arcadia, and Pete St. Louis He also leaves four grandsons. His parents were the late Mr. and Mrs. James Duncan. Three brothers and a sister also preceded him in death. The body is at Marks Mortuary, Wood River, where friends may call after 6 p.m. Wednesday. Fu- neraJ rites will be conducted Thursday at 1 p.m. at the mortua*ry Burial will be in Wilberton Town- the time necessary to devote to the city's business, the mayor said. Other appointments are: City engineer. Sheppard. Morgan and Schwalb (Joseph Cronin); street superintendent, Fred Behrendt; superintendent of sewers, Robert Paproth; water superintendent, Herbert Leuschke; plumbing inspector. Al Kunze: electrical inspector. Tony Fink; building inspector, C. F. Mindrup; civil defense director, John Hair: assistant CD director, Carl Thompson; and Mayor Pro-Tern Henry Kreult- er. Chairman of the band board s Pete Anesl and of the recreation and park board. D. Dean arid well. Chairmen of alderma- nlc committees are: finance, Henry Kreutter, streets and al ey. Clyde Hartung: parks and nitldlngs, Jesse Hesse) : police and health, Earl Barnsback; water. Frank Weeks; sewers, Wilbur Flavin; lights, Joseph Burkhtvrdt; public relations and emergency, Kermit Leu: fire. Gerald KlinRel; and ordinances, Charles Bode. There were five new appointments to the city plan commission: Mrs. B. J. Hunter, Robert Hartman, Laurence Finke, Edward Horton and Edward Clarkin; and five re-appoint ment.s. Robert Leibler, Ted Loebach. Kenneth Evers, Mrs. Mary Clayton and E. E. Williams Holdovers on the commission News of Grains Several Futures At New Lows CHICAGO (AP)—Several grain futures contracts sank to their lowest levels of the season today in another rather general setback on the Board of Trade. July corn and soybeans and all rye deliveries hit new low prices as liquidation continued in moderate volume. Most declines were within a fractional range In the early afternoon. New crop soybeans were slightly, firmer, reflecting a Ihlft of market positions from the old crop months. However, transactions appeared to be limited mainly to speculative activity. Commercial business was meal' ger. Carlot receipts were estimated at wheat 3 cars, corn 81, oats 7, rye none, barty 4 and soybeans 4. CHICAGO (AP) — No wheat, corn, oats or soybeans sales. Soybean oil 8V v b-%a. Barley: malting choice 1.15-1.25 n; feed 92-l02n. High Low Close Close Wheat Jiy Sep Dec. Mai- May Corn Jly Sep Dec- Mar May Oats Jly Sop Dec Mar May 1.82% 1.82'i 1.82V4 1.82% 1.86 1.85% 1.85»i 1.85% 1.90«4 1.91 tt 1.91% 1.91% 1.96 1.95% 1.95% 1.95% 1.95U 1.94V, 1.94% 1.95 l.mi 1.16"i 1.16% 1.174 1.16% 1.16% 1.17 1.12% 1.12!4 1.12% 1.12 1 , 1.16W 1.16 1.16 1.16 1.18H 1.18 1.184 1.18 PR. Ad Club Officers Elected .70V4 .70 .70 .74 .73% .75% .70"* .70<jg .74 .76Vii are John B. Broderick, Quinteni Rye Eihausen, Henry H. Cover. (Jly ship Cemetery. Vandalia. Clifton Cochran, George Hand- Ion, Thomas Moran, Andrew Nelson, William C. Straubc, Robert Trone and Robert Wen- ling. A resolution for the Improvement of Madison avenue from Jefferson street to Hadley avenue with concrete curb and gutter was adopted. The street. 2,615 feet in length, 34-f*>et wide, will be improved with curb and gutter, storm water facilities, which, with engineering expenses, will amount to $27,000. That amount was appropriate for the purpose from motor fuel tax funds. Under a second resolution. Lincoln from Main to Eherhardt, Eberhardt from Lincoln to Schiller and S. Main from jSchwarz to Linden, were designated as arterial streets under (the motor fuel tax law. On a motion from Alderman 'Jesse Hessel, the council approved the investigation of the feasibility of purchasing an incinerator to replace the city dump and sanitary landfill. Hessel, in discussing the fact that the landfill is about out oi spaue, said it was no use to buy acres of ground lor a landfill i"and a few years later, need some more again." City Engineer Joseph Cronin said the "very least' 'in cost lor an incinerator would be SI00,000. Hospital Notes EDWARDSVILLE — Four i area residents were admitted Monday to St. Joseph's Hospital, Highland, two patients were discharged and one birth was recorded. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Krusckhic, 101 Fifth Ave., a son, at 12:35 a.m. today, weight 5 pounds 11 ounces. The mother is the former Joyce Miller. Admitted were: Mrs. Lu< y Tipsworth, 215 McKinley; Paul Lazotte, 213 Fifth Ave.; .Mrs. Opal Handle, 1434 Tower; Mrs. Ann Ingram, 1110 Troy Rd. Discharged wei*: Mrs. Theresa Keschner, 644 Hillsboro: Mrs. Josephine Browning, 205 Graemer. Sep Dec- Mar May 1.19% 1.18 1.18 1.19 8 i 1.21^8 1.20 1.20 1.21% 1.24 1.23V* 1.23'4 1.24 Vi 1.26 1.25V 3 1.25% 1.26 1.25% 1.25Vj 1.25% 1.261* Soybeans Jly 2.10'i 2.091 $ 2 .09Va 2.09*4 Sep 2.09% 2.08% 2.09% 2.09',4 Nov 2.08% 207% 2.08 2.07% Jan 2.12V6 2.11M- 2.11"$ 2.11% Mar 2.15ii 2.14i: a 2.14% 2141*. Tidewater and Sohio oil companies are the Uitcst lo get Spanish Sahara look-see permits. William H. Bierbaum, advertis- ng manager of the Telegraph, was deet«! president Of the PttttUe Relations and Advertising Club at its noon meeting at Hotel Stratford Monday. Edward N. Allen, president of radio station WOK2, was elected vice president, Richard Maaacy, advertising manager of Thrifty Drug Co., secretary, and Ellis Gad* dls, secretary of Alton Laundry Co.. treasurer. Harold Harvey, immediate past president, and Richard Judson were elected to two- year terms on the board of directors. Directors who have one more vear to serve are William Green, Kendall Hunter. Virgil Pinkstaff, and Charles Walters. The Ad Club has a Id-member board of directors, who elect officers from the 10. Six of the members have a professional status and four have an associate status. The nominating committee, headed by Edwin N. Jacquin, nom limted Bierbaum, Harvey. Judson, Massey. and Palen for the two year term board members and thc club elected them by acclamation. Quentin Bogart gave a report to thc club on an Educational Loan Fund for students who are going to study public relations and/or advertising in school. The group tabled the project until the next meeting, so that the new officers would have a chance to study the project and appoint a standing committee to study it. Produce Prices At St. Louis ST. LOUIS /p-Eggs and live poultry: Eggs, wholesale grades, large extras 70-80 per cent A. 29^4-30 50-60 per cent. A 29-29%, mediums 28-29, small 20-22, standards 26 1 ,a-27 1 ,a, country run 2425. dirties and checks 20-22; consumer grade AA large 31-31 A large 29-30, A medium 26-28 A small 20-22, B large 26-27. Fowl, heavy, 16-17. light 5 Ib and over 13-14, light under 5 Ib 9-12; fryers and broilers, com mercial whites and crosses 18'ii-18%; old .rosters 9-11. West Africa's first alumina project, in Guinea, is in production, 1 70 miles from Conakry. i Livestock Prices At East St. Louis NATIONAL OTOGKYARW, ffl. APWUSDAjMtop ItJwn No. 1-2 185-230 Ib 17.7MS.25; tew share 18.00; mftWfl gr«d* U J. fcfe 1-3 and 2-3 1W-MO ft 1««M5: uniform No. 1-3 to 11.00; tfc, W Mfr 270 Ib 16.75-17J9: No. l4 MB 1* to 17.75; mixed grade MfMTO Ib 15.75-16.75; 120-14P Ib 13.SK-t5.BD; »o. 1-3 sows 400 Ib down 14J5- 15,75; good many 15.90 down; over 400 Ib 13.50-14.25. fey 14.50; boars over 250 Ib 10.50-75; lighter to 11.90. Cattle 4,000, calves TOO; good and choice steers 24.00426.50; latter for few around 900 Ib; standard and good steers 21.00-33.00; Utility and cutter steers 19.00; few ilgh good and choice heifers and mixed yearlings 24.75-25.50; cows utility and commercial 15 16.0517.00; few 17.50; canners and cutters 13.00-16.00; bulls utility and commercial 18.50-20.00; few medium and good stacker and feeder steers 22.50-25.00; good around 400 Jb stock calves 25.00; few high choice vealers 27.00: good nnd choice 23.00-26.00; standard and low good 18.00-22.00. fonowmg art teaty*! ljj> Stock fixenaitge Issues ifMtfttll has indicated at* widely IHM In the Alton area, ai wpfrtttd » the AHoti Bvenfng telegraph Vf Nfwhafd, Cbo* A Co., fjom ftl AHon biniMti ofitot. (Ttje New York 2:30 p.m. are not the AT*f S0)i, <JNm. Granite Otjf Math. Chem. 113*. Shell H cony 36, Standard (WW Standard (W) 40H, UJ> Reel 80*4, Sears 58%. DUKE BAKERY 119 Henry DM BOMtlf FRESH BAKED 80008 DAILY CAS"? 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