Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 21, 1960 · Page 7
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 7

Alton, Illinois
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Tuesday, June 21, 1960
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TUESDAY, JUNE 31,1900 ALTON KVBN1NO TKLEURAWl Appropriation Measure Approved at Wood River WOOD RIVER f An appro, prlatlon ordinance calling for expenditures of $980,061 for the fiscal year beginning May 1, 1960 and ending April 30, 1961 was approved by the City Council Monday evening. The amount la $56,444 higher than the past fiscal year. The Council ateo approved an ordinance designating Lorena avenue from Ninth street west to Sixth street as a one way street, and only west bound vehicles «hall uie this street. Vlo- lators will be fined not less than S5 or more than $500. The Council also approved the purchase of a new Ford police patrol car from Carter- Wood River Motor Co. for $1,209.08 and a % ton pick-up truck from Albrecht Chevrolet for $1,805. Bills approved totaled $36,344.09. The proposal to restrict park- Ing on the east side of Wood River avenue from Lorena to Edwardsville road was tabled until a later meeting. Parking waa to be limited on the west side of Wood River for one .hour between the hours of 8 a.m. and S p.m. The Wood River Merchants' Association asked the council to extend the courtesy parking tickets. , The courtesy tickets are given for overparking. To date the city has issued 1,511 courtesy tickets. Members of the council, although extending the courtesy tickets, contend that motorists are taking unfair advantage of the tickets and that the ctiy is collecting only 5 cents instead of the usual 50 cents. James A. Martin of 447 State Aid Rd., presented a petition to the Council asking that a lot next to his home be cleaned. He said it was a fire and health hazard. The Council Informed him that they would refer the matter to the city attorney for action. Payment of $1,000 to McCann Construction Co. for asphalting the approaches on. Central avenue from Penning to Tennyson was approved. Wood River Explorers Induct New Members WOOD RIVER — Explorer Post 35 conducted an induction ceremony at Knights of Columbus Hall Sunday afternoon in the presence of 76 persons representing Post members, their families and their sponsors, the K. of C. John Kassak, Joseph Peters, Dale Schoenhofen and Dan Cichlar, became new members in ceremonies conducted by Danny Pellegrino, vice president, assisted by Bill Noe, adviser; and John Bacheldor, associate advisor. The history of the Post was reviewed by John Schrelber, president, who reported a current enrollment of 19 boys. Movies of Post activities since Its organization seven months ago, were narrated by Tom Filardo. The meeting was preceded by a buffet dinner. Arrangements /or the affair were made by Ben Whalen, committee chairman; assisted by Noe. Undergoes Surgery WOOD RIVER — Gary Lee Desail, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley B. Edsall, 376 S. 12th St., Wood River, underwent surgery • for a knee injury Monday morning at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, It was reported by his father. His father also said that the boy would be in the hospital from eight to 10 days. Youth Dance WOOD RIVER — A dance will be held Wednesday from 7 to 11 p.m. by the Loom Club, teenage branch of the Wood River Moose Club, at the club, it was reported by Margaret Hert, publicity chair man. Considering Home Repairs or Improvements ? • New Ro*f? • Kitchen • Ntttf • toragt? Wt Will Piaooct It DM Ck 4.3117 ILLINOIS STATE BANK Of UIT ALTON Al Haenel to Sing at Wood River Concert WOOD RIVER - Al Haenel will be the featured vo» callst during the second Wood River municipal band concert of the summer at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Central Park. Me will sing "Gypsy Love Song," by Victor Herbert, and "Serenade," by Romberg. The band, under the direction of Chester Hughes, will play selections including: "Busman Holiday," by Osterling; "Chester," Schuman; "Beguine for Band," Osser; "Emblem Unity," Richards, and "Autumn Beguine," by Schaefer. Khoury Loop Stars Named At Wood River WOOD RIVEfc—The Wood River Township Jaycees Khoury League all-stars and manager have been selected in the Bantam-Gold, Bantam-Blue and Midget leagues it was announced today. The Bantab-Blue team will meet the Bantam-Gold team Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. at the Jaycees Field. The team to oppose the Midgets will be named at a later, date. The following will represent the Bantam-Gold team: Tim Nunn, Joe Wuld, Mervin Dunn, Kierle Greig, Dave Skundich, Bill Blacks ton, Dave Campbell, Danny Stewart, Bill Thomas, Pat Cleary and Bruce Varble. The manager is James Nunn. For the blue team players are: PhU Grigg, Jim DeWerf, Tom Pellagrino, Randy Schmidt, Walter Chambliss, Tom Fiegenbaum, Jim Butkovich, Earl Ridgen, Jim Nee, Steven Matheny and Dale Emerick. Tom Foster is manager. Representing the Midgets are Terry Brown, Rodney Farrel, Ronald Goode, Stephan Lynn, Jim Stassi, Mike Smith, Elbie Millazo, Gorden Beeler, Chuck Colclasure, Kent Biggerstaff, Terry Schmidt,' and Manager Merv Hendrickson. WoodRiverHigh Class of 1945 Has Reunion WOOD RIVER—The 15th anniversary of the 1945 graduating class of the Wood itiver High School was celebrated with a dinner-dance Saturday evening at American Legion home. Invocation was offered by Richard Bell and the address of welcome was given by Bill Tipton of St. Louis, who served as master of ceremonies. Special awards were presented to James Hill, who traveled the greatest distance to attend the party; Harry Hill, father of the most children; Vina Clabaugh Neunaber, mother of the youngest baby; Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Frazier, newlyweds; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Miller, married the longest; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Miller and Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Raines, parents of twins. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Bray of Shipman, were extended special recognition in observation of their loth anniversary and Mrs. La von Code, who was celebrating heir birthday. Music for dancing was provided by the Hank Penning orchestra. A committee was selected to make arrangements for the 20th anniversary reunion: Marvin and Doris Tennikait, William and Reba Helvie, Jack and Ann Mahoney and Dick and Pat Bell. Two Fined in JP Court at East Alton EAST ALTON-Two East Alton youths were charged with careless driving and paid $15 fine and coats on Monday afternoon before John Honks, East Alton justice of the peace. Fred R. Clymer, 17, 312 Church St., was arrested at 4:5€ p.m. tor driving his car through the St. Louis avenue railroad crossing while the barriers were down. Donny L. Ellifritz, 18, East St. Louis avenue, was arrested at 5:12 p.m. for "peeling" while driving north on Wood River avenue. Wood River Poppy Sale Profit 8415 WOOD RIVER - A total of J419.47 was reported as proceeds from the recent Poppy Days of the American Legion Au*lllary tor the sal« of appro*- tmately 2,500 popples. The report was presented by Mrs. Frank Paynlk, chairman, at the Monday meeting of the Unit at the American Legion Hall. Miss Audrey Ullrich, preal- dent; Mrs. Arthur Northway Sr., and Mrs. Paynik were named as a committee to Investigate the purchase price of a new refrigerator for the Post kitchen, and the estimated cost of repairing the present refrig erator. The committee will re port at a special 'meeting at 8 p.m. Monday. It was voted to participate with other units of the area in sponsoring a picnic and outing to entertain veterans of the Alton State Hospital at the Old Oak Grove Park at Brighton July 27. Miss Ullrich announced the first meeting In July will be canceled due to the Fourth of July holiday. Officers were elected by the Junior Girls Auxiliary, Saturday Miss Rosalie Tohlll, leader, reported. Vicklt Mertz was elected president to succeed Linda Sellier; Kathy Urban, vice pres ident; Susan Mertz, secretary; Joann Peek, chaplain; Dawn Echols, sergeant at arms; Gayle Mathis and Marilyn Goforth, color bearers; Linda Sellier, historian; Judy Jones, musician; Patty Jones, refreshments, and Carole Peek, song leader. Scout Leader Talks to Club At Wood River WOOD RIVER — Rotary Club President Bill Leuning, although not present, was honored by Edward Cunningham, scout executive of the Piasa Bird Council, for his work in scouting at the Rotary Club meeting Monday noon. Luening has headed the Scouts Council since February of 1959. Cunningham in lauding Luening, said he had built up the membership and financial standing of the council and given much good advice to scouting personnel. Cunningham presented the Rotary Club a certificate for its $100 donation to the Scout Council. Robert E. Hosier was induct ed into the club. He is an em. ploye of Bell Telephone Company. New officers will be installed in a joint ceremony with the Alton club on June 27 at the Hotel Stratford, it was announced. Visiting Rotarians were: Ed Cunningham, Garth Taylor, and Don Schwuchow of Alton, and the Rev. Kolb of Bethalto. Bethalto Methodist Class Elects Officers BETHALTO — Officers were recently elected by the Kum- Join-Us Class of First Methodist Church and include: Mrs. Hattie Holcomb, president; Mrs. Mae Rhine, vice-president; Mrs. Louise Norder, secretary; Mrs. Anna Andrews, treasurer. Watch for Our REMODELING SALE In Thursday Night 9 * Paper VARIETY STOR! L Irttdwcy, AUt* IK. DM NO M24! CaufM in th« eott-»qu*t!«? Think itere's no end to the inflationary •pirtl? Sirty-four top r*p- rewt*tiv«« of government, labor, businw and educttioo concluded •t a recent meriaf of the American Assembly ih»t we can look forward to dynamic growth, low unemployment and reasonably stable price*, Howe**, thew »c*U will be NKfced ariy tftll A* join toptoar to »*MJ* • OPEN VAUGHN HILL ROAD Gus Haller, chairman of the county . Harry Kluge, right, county superintend* board of supervisors, cuts ribbon which ent of highways, assisted Hauer in the officially opened the $1,100,000 Vaughn ceremony. Others are local mayors, Hill-Airport road Monday afternoon, county and state officials.—Staff Photo. New Vaughn Hill-Airport Road Of finally Opened WOOD RIVER — The new $1,100,000 Vaughn Hill-Airport Road, 3 % mile concrete highway which connects State Routes 140 and 159, was officially opened Monday afternoon. It is the most costly single den, Colllrtsvllle; Harold Lam- dolt, Alhambra; Arthur W. Moore, Venice; and Homer Pendleton, Granite City. County right-of-way committee members present were: C. E. KrUck- ebergj chairman from Moro and road project in the county's his-'Robert M. Miller from Alton, tory, said Gus Haller, chairman E. J, Wade, assistant county of the Madison County board of superintendent of highways; supervisors who conducted the ribbon cutting ceremony. Haller was assisted in the ceremony by Harry Kluge, county superintendent of highways. The county board appropriated money for the project in 1956. The county paid $440,000 to finance 40 per cent of t h e $290,000 for the and engineering 60 per cent was project and right-of-way service. The other paid by the federal government and state. McCann Construction Co. of Springfield was the general contractor for the project. From Rt. 140 to Airline drive the new road has a mile stretch John Knottnerus and Les Miller, county engineers; and Les Prehn, county board member; were also present. The state was represented by Herb McCoy, district construction engineer. The McCann Construction Co. representative was Harry Rimby. Brotherhood Meeting WOOD RIVER —Eighteen churches were represented by 71 laymen and 11 ministers at the Monday meeting of the Alton-Wood River Area Men's Federation of Brotherhoods and Bible classes at the Foterburg Baptist Church. The Rev. Todd Howard Taylor, pastor of the Alton Calvary of divided four lane highway Baptist Church, was principal speaker, using as his text, "Surrender, Mercy and Sacrifice," taken from the 12th chapter of Romans. Lee Werts appeared as vocal soloist with Mrs. Roy Carlson with a four-foot mountable corrugated island,down the center. The highway's remaining 2% miles is composed of a two lane C24 feet) concrete highway from Airline drive to Rt. 159. Traffic light installations at Rt. 140 and Airline drive were also included in the project. Haller said the road provides a safe and convenient route to and from work for industrial employes in the rapidly develop, ing Bethalto and Cottage Hills area. He also said that the road provides access to Civic Memorial Airport and the Chicago-St. Louis freeway, U. S. 66, 10 miles to the east. Madison County mayors who attended the road's opening were: James Delaney, Wood River; Charles Vanpreter, East Alton; Erwin Plegge, Bethalto; Kenneth E. Nail, Roxana; and V W. Day, Alton. County road and bridge committee members who attended were: Joseph A. Troeckler, Granite City; William G. Hed- PlaygroundOpen At East Alton EAST ALTON - Seventy five children and teenagers attended the East Alton Playground's opening day program on Monday, it was announced by Orvil Yocum, assistant director. The day's program consisted of a flag raising ceremony, apparatus play, wading pool, ping pong and archery. The playground will hold a ping 3ong tournament for boys and girls from Wednesday to June 22. Other tournaments will also be featured throughout the summer in the playground's program. Private Road EAST ALTON — Motorists who use the road that extends from the north end of 3rd St. into the Lincoln Addition will be prosecuted 'or trespassing on private property, it was announced by Harold Ri gins, East Alton police chief. The road has been used as a short cut by motorists. Many automobiles have become stuck on the muddy road, and drivers have been using phones of the area's residents to call for help. Iceland has finally ended food rationing. playing piano accompaniment. Coy Treat, president, announced the July 18 meeting will be held at the Rosewood Height: First Baptist Church at 8 p.m 3-Act Religious Drama At Wood River Friday WOOD RIVER — An original, three-act religious drama, "Onesimus," will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday at the Wood River High School auditorium under the sponsorship of the First Church of Christ, Christian. The play was written by David Hargroce, youth minister of the Lincoln Christian Church, Lincoln, 111., and presented for the first time at the Lincoln Bible Institute in March of last year. The Books story is of Acts, based on the Philemon and Colossians of the New Testa- ment, and will be presented by the Drama Club of the Bible Institute by a cast of 15 characters who are making a tour of the midwest with 72 appearances ir Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Missouri. The public is invited and there will be no admission charge. A free-will offering will be taken to help defray the expenses of the traveling troupe. The cast of young people and their sponsors will be entertained at the home of church members during their local visit, the Rev. G. R. Schreiber, pastor, reports. Roxana High Honor Roll Announced ROXANA-The iMond semes- er high honor roll for the Ro> ana High school la as follows: Seniors, Claire Lftuehner, Sandra .Nichols, Curtis, Schubert, Carolyn Schute; JtirHbrs, Lor* lei Lehwfllder, Janet Turnbeaugh; sophomores, Robert CargiH, John Coon, Ann Hopkins, Richard Lowery, Elaine Titus, Darcey Durham; freshmen, Janet sttoht. Those making "A" In all sub- lects were Carolyn Schutz, Lorelei Lehwalder, Janet Turnbeaugh, Robert Carglll, John Coon, Ann Hopkins and Richard Lowery. Second honor roll, seniors, Barbara Barnett, Carol Jo Brien, Carlotta Cato, Phyllis Chlnn, John Donham, Betty Bardley, Beverley Garner, Na- alie Gross Vassler, Katherlnc Harris, Robert Hobaon, Ronald 4unt, Melba Huston, Jill Jones, Eunice Joyce, Alois Kravenek, lots Lakln, Barbara Larson, Pat Letfmy, Carol Muncy, Glora Nelson, Todd Norvell, Noel Sakes, James Schwabe, Kenneth Smith, Richard Strebler, John Taylor, Steve Uhles and Carolyn Wood. P Juniors, Judith Andrews, Don and Donna Cappel, Carmen Clem, Carol Collins, Blllie Cook, John Curry, Darrell Erb, John Gucclone, Virginia Hooper, Walter Heinz, Marilyn Holland, Ruth Huck, Patricia Ingold, Maurice Legate, Gene Losch, Bill Luening, Patricia McGill, Frances Piper, Janet Rhea, Mary Robinson, Donna Sims, Mary Sparling, Susan Taylor, Edith Waltrip, Patricia Welsh, Patricia Williams. Sophomores, Nancy Ames, Joan Anglin, Randy Baker, Sherry Cech, James Chaney, Sharon Chaney, Steve Cozirte, Bette Jones, Dennis Jones, Larry Keller, Barbara Lacy, Nancy Mllazzo, Eileen Miller, Kenneth Pearson, Kenneth Rader, Ronald Sparling, Mike Speer, Gay Spink, Faye Weiss, Patty Wright. Freshmen, Billy Belt, Lin But- tervvorth, Margaret Dalhaus, Gary Floyd, Dorothy Gross, Patricia Haley, David Herbert, Michael Hodge, June Huck, Craig Johler, Delores Johnson, Mary Jorgensen, Jack King, Bruce Klosterhoff, Carol Linkeman, David Smith, Marilyn McGill, Drexine McGill, Janice Nichols, Julie Niebur, Joann Platter, Terry Jo Slinsky, Peg gie Sparks, Sue Tietze, Donna Robinette, Mary Jane Walker Barbara Wheeler, Jeanne an Margaret Wilson, JoAnn Yates Roxana Notes ROXANA — Miss Katy Nor veil, daughter of Mr. and Mrs G. O. Norvell, returned to Nor mal, 111., Sunday where she wil COLOR FILM PROCESSING Lutherans of District Meeting at BtftrtttiTO •** Out txty four pastors, teachers and ay delegates of Aft lAflMMJt ?hurch, Missouri' synod, SwnTH 1 m Illinois District, assembled his wcflji for their 34th 'fcfthuU convention at (he Zta fcutftnf Churth to fcethalto. The convention opened with i communion service. Dr. George Wittmer, 3rd vice-president of the parent body, delivered the main. Address. Dr. Wlttmer said hat the work of the church Is the most Important work in the modern world. "The time in vhich we live, with all its uncertainty and Insecurity, makes us conscious of the importance of this work," he said. "The spiritual condition of the world makes It important that we Christians give our all to the work, since heathen religions ire gaining more adherents these days than .Christianity," urged Wittmer. He said that in Amerca, persons claim membership n a church but are not active n it's work. He added that hi many theological seminaries the basis of faith is denied. "They clip the wings of faith with the clssors of human reason," he >xplained. Dr. Wittmer called on mem bers of the convention to "declare God's glory and to proclaim abroad Christ's love for His Church." The Rev. Erwin Kolb, pastor of the Zion Lutheran Church, served as liturgist. The Rev. Alfred Buls of Nash- 'ille, III., was re-elected president during the business meeting of the convention. In other business the Gooc Shepherd Lutheran Church of Collinsville was accepted into district membership. The con vention will continue until Fri day noon. hath, 44, ana, was atfi River Township day at llt» a.m. after imputation of ^ eft foot by a BWWSP his bbme. It was reported that tripped and pufledVth* back onto his foot. Bethalto Rotnriafir^| To Install Officeri ; >| An undersea tunnel between Northern Ireland and Scotland s up for discussion again, but one Ulster leader in Belfast hinks "it may yet happen that our children's children will travel to Britain by underground." attend summer school at Illinois State Normal University after spending the past ten days with her parents and brother Todd of W. First St. Mrs. Harold Sheppard and daughter, Miss Helen, of W. Sixth St., spent the weekend in Springfield with Mrs. Sheppard's other daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. .Orville Cannedy and sons. Ricky Cannedy is hospitalized with glandular fever. SBNI DIRECT TO EASTMAN KODAK DAILY I HICKS' STUDIO ft CAMERA SHOP 34IS California Ave. HO 5-MM LADIES 00 YOU WEAR A 4B, 4|B or SB? We made a special purchase i ot nationally known dress I shoes. Ren. I8.M to I22.M 1 sellers. You'll recog- f J.M nize the labels. up ' NFSTI-HX SIMM SHUll S HOI tlfl F. liroiKhvnv BETHALTO - TJ» Club will Install new cfflfeifrs Wednesday night at A djWHfer meeting at Gordon's COT- : ta Litchfleld. ' •Les Prehn will be Installing officer. Bruce Wheeler of th« «tate office of public tosttueeoh' in Springfield will sfteak Oft the Lite of Abraham LincoM." Bally fhursdaj BETHALTO —'* MB? of workers participating In jl drive to raise funds for constttictton of a swimming pool in Bethalto has been rescheduled for Thursday at 8:15 p.m. in the Fire House, It was announced by Drive Chairman Lynn ClaiflWen. How Midwest Senators Voted on Tax Credit WASHINGTON (AP) — Here is how these Midwestern senators voted Monday as the Senate adopted, 42-41, an amendment by Sen. Eugene J. McCarthy CD- Minn) to repeal the 4 per cent Income tax credit allowed stockholders on their dividend income; Illinois - Douglas (D) for the amendment: Dirksen (R) against. Indiana—Capehart (R) against. 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