Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 1, 1960 · Page 7
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 7

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FRIDAY, JULY 1, I960 ALTON BVSN1NG TELEGRAPH PAGBSKVttf Paper Route Is 'Tough? Wood River Pastor Finds WOOD RtVER-The Rev. O. n. Schreibtr, pastor of tlrat Church of Christ. Christian, who had developed a habit of chid Inp his son, RobWe, about the "inap" Job of carrying a newspaper route, says he will chide no more. Ronnie recently departed with his mother to visit relatives In BrookvUle, Ind., and, unable to find an acceptable boy substitute for hlg newspaper route, presaed his father Into service. Singing Meet Set for Sunday EAST ALTON-Madlson County Singing Convention will have a Ringing session at 2 p.m. Sunday at East Alton Pentecostal Church, Klngshlghway and St. Louis avenue. The Masters' Quarter of Scott Air Force Base and the Spiritualaires of Cottage Hills will be featured. Charles Bingham of East St. Louis will be song leader and the Rev. Harold Urich is pastor of the host church. Fuller's earth is a clay-like substance used to strengthen or shrink cloth. The Rev. Schreiber, of th» opinion that the pftper-carrylnf Job was easier thin fllntflam- Inp a 5-year-old boy out Of Ms marbles, delivered 2? morning pHpers last Saturday, then distributed 105 afternoon paper*. \Vwiy from the morning dt- livery the Rev. Schreiber r»- surted to a bicycle for the afternoon chore. The bicycle offered littte relief and on Sunday, with monumental piles of the printed word before him, tn* minister took to an automobile. The morning-evening delivery process has gone on ever slnae with the minister dally acquiring more respect for the paper- carrying Job. On one occasion, the Rev. Schrelber says, he wag accosted by a resident who complained that he was to have received two newspapers but had been given only one the day before. Laboriously, the subscriber sought to depict to the Rev. Schreiber the moral Implications in this dire situation. j _ nnfk » 1 How, ' the subscriber asked.j OjUVV UlSUrOHCe "how would you feel If youi paid for two loaves of bread j and received only one?" I The minister meekly conceded | lhaf he would feel cheated. "That's the way I felt," the subscriber asserted. The Rev. Schreiber withdrew. PASTOR-NEWSBOY The Rev. Gilbert Schreiber of First Church of Christ Christian in Wood River delivered papers this week for his son .Robbie, while the boy visited his grandparents In Indiana.—Staff Photo. WHO repair my eyeglass -frame? Storm Mop-Up Job at Wood River Tremendous WOOD RIVER — Thousands | of Wood River Township resi-j dents, utility company crews and city street department crews were continuing mop-up \ operations today following storm; damage of Tuesday and WecM nesday nights. Fred Penning, local That Blow Was Tornado, But High, He Says EAST ALTON - "High Twii- ter" was the description given to Wednesday night's storm by a veteran observer of Oklahoma tornadoes, Ernest C. Mahanay, 502 5th St., East Alton. Mahanay believes a tornado passed over the area around 200 feet above the ground. He said that tree was blown first one way and then another and sometimes stood straight in the wind Mahanay reported that a tree was blown down at 423 Washington, which is across the street from his home, and an umbrella and lawn chairs which were near the downed tree remained stationary. Freak Incidents such as this are typical of a tornado, said Mahanay. Mr. and Mrs. Mahanay watched the Wood River 1949 tornado From their porch. Mahanay lived in Oklahoma and Texas from 1901 to 1936. During this time, he reported being present in areas when tornadoes struck. He mentioned the 1906 tornado which wiped out the town of Snider, Okla. Mahanay was liv- ng three miles outside the town jof Snider at the time. "Most of the houses, churches and other gathering places in Oklahoma [had storm cellars when I lived there," said Mahanay. East Alton Police Chief Har- jold Riggins and other area res- iidents concerned with Mahan- MANAGER Al Torres of 661 Nevada, Rosewood Heights, is general manager of the new pharmacy opening today In Wilahire Mall in Eaat Alton. Co-owner of the firm in Warren Mill- burg.—Gravetnann Photo. Controlled Sea England controlled thr North Sea during World War I. In World War II, both thr German arid English navies patroled and mined the North Soa in attempts to set up blockades. Sales, tncome Show Hike at International International Shoe CO. sales showed a 10 per cent increase and earnings climbed by 22 per cent for the first six months of 1960 over the similar period last year, the company reported today. Six-month sales this year totaled $147,664,619, a /climb of I $13,649,337 over 1959. Income for the same period was $4,775,529. as compared with $3,881.210 last year. Earnings per share were SI.41. as against the 1959 figure of $1.16. Dividends remained the same as In 1959, 45 cents each In January and April for a total of 90 cents for the six-month period. The company has also announced the appointment of Donald K. Woolley of Columbia, Mo., to its public relations department as a field representative. Woolley, a 1956 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, is a former weekly newspaper editor and photographer. He will divide his time between the general office in St. Louis and the company's manufacturing plants. Rules Mine Disister t)uc to Negligence JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AP) — A magistrate ruled today the Jan. 21 Coalbrook mine disaster which took 43? live* was "due to negligence." P. I. Van Heertfen found the cave • in was doe WJ and wrongful MM MD of the present neciSf the generw HMWBgeri eno managers and assistant mffttg- en employed at fliU Thts these through their servant! agents." Auxiliary at WoodRiverMeets |ay>s opinion that the 8torm hari the features of a tornado be | cause of the storm's force and WOOD RIVER — The Eagles j spotty destruction. public Auxiliary voted Thursday to works superintendent, reported , continue monthly parties at the that 20 regular street depart-; Alton Woman's Home as a regu- ment employes and six extra liar project during the coming first place.winners in the East Alton clock golf tournament which was held Wednesday and Thursday at the Community Building. Both boys were awarded trophies. Richie won first place in Brflzipt* I(*f5 in t-hc under 12 S.ETP clean-up of the entire city, but :for tte t!t 'e of state champ-!° er *' will help save tax money that!™ 5 - j Next weeki the Community would have to be used in paying 1 It was announced the Eagle's Building . s prog ram will be call- men are working in an all-out j year. effort to clean up debris. | Mrs. Robert Kirk, who served Penning issued a plea this] as a delegate, reported highlights morning asking citizens to cut; of the state convention held in and pile up brush at their homes j Moline last week, where the and make it ready for pick up! Iocal Auxiliary was awarded Tourney Winners EAST ALTON — Charles Richie arid Steven Brazier were I crews," he said. sponsor a dancing party "So far we have had good co-j Saturday from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at operation from citizens cutting | the Eagle's Hall for members up their own debris and I urge I and guests. Matlock and his Ser- people to continue," he stated. There was no city refuse pick- enaders have bben engaged to furnish music. In the, hocks that drugstore^ name.? up Thursday or today due to city; Plans were made to select an trucks and crews detailed to I "outstanding member" to be hon- pick up brush. Due to the noli-;ored at the close of the current day Monday regular refuse pick-' cl "b year. Mrs. Carroll Wells ed "Health Week." The building will be closed on July 4. Next week's program, which will run from Tuesday through Saturday, will feature health poster display and design, a treasure hunt, softball game, tether ball, doll show and table tenis. The Community Band, which is sponsored by the Community Building Department, plans to can we go to bowl a LLOW 'up scheduled for that day will was named project chairman. i be done Tuesday. Mrs. Anne Albers was in charge i Tuesday's regular pick-up will of the evenings games for which; last week in Ju i y at the Wilshire | be made on Wednesday. Pnzes were awarded to Mrs. j shopping Center. The time and) Flood conditions, increased by William Wanous, Mrs. E. W.! date ^ the CQnce rt will be an- an inch and one-half of rain i Lewis **<* Mr «- Joseph Baker. i nou nced later. Thursday night, still exist in; Refreshments were served by Lincoln addition where a num-i Mrs ' Nellic Franklin and Mrs. ber of roads have been closed Harrv Evans. to traffic. Flood water was still standing on Old St. Louis road this morning. Ed Steller, storm supervisor! in charge of Western Adjustment and Inspection Co., with temporary offices at 13 N. Wood ROXANA — Harold Carroll: River Ave., reported that ap- Roxana Club Sees Movie Minor Fire | EAST ALTON — A neon sign {fire was extinguished by the East Alton firemen today at 7:20 a.m. at Wooley's Service Station at Washington and Main streets. The fire was reported by Kenneth Wooley, son of Lawrence Wooley, owner of the service station. Firemen turned off the elec- proximately 6,000 claims are'was chairman of the program' tricity and inspected the sign, expected to be processed! following a dinner Wednesday ill was reported that the sta- through the local office. 1 j evening at the First Presbyteri-ition's roof had storm damage, The firm, which processes Jan Church of the Rotary Clubland water had leaked through! claims for capital stock insur- j and presented a film "Special j the roof to the wires. Only min- ance companies, are inspecting!Features in Today's Home." Jor damage was reported by thej claims throughout Madison County from the local Alton offices. Steller said. County fringe areas are also included. A total of 10 adjusters are operating from the local office and 15 reportedly are working from the Alton office of the firm, Steller told the Telegraph. Illinois Power Company crews working with local men were continuing to repair power lines today throughout the service area, it was reported. Swallows Aspirin* WOOD RIVER—Mark Allen Rothe, 4, son of Joseph E. Rothe, 547 No. Kansas St., Edwardsville, swallowed 25 aspirins that he was playing checkers with at home and was admitted to the Wood River Township Hospital after receiv- ng a stomach lavage Thursday at 5:55 p.m. Relatives reported that the Visiting Rotarians were Bill! fire department. Slaten of Quincy, Ed Sido, thej Rev. Manley Mace and Clinton Tucker of Wood River and Erwin Kerr of Bethalto. Pastor Returns ROXANA — The Rev. and child, unaware to them, climbed up on a chair and took tho aspirins from a medicine cabin et and played checkers with hem before eating the tablets. Warns Against Fallen Wires EAST ALTON - East Alton residents today were advised by wiice to be on the lookout for broken hot wires on property and near the streets. Wires, have been reported down on Virginia, Illinois, Pine, South Pence and Gouiding itreets and the alley east of Pence. Residents who plan to cut broken tree limbs are advised to take caution as (here may be broken and tangled wire* in the trees. The police and fire department also reported that power w«« out on George, Virginia, Job, Brown, Gouiding, Ohio and Lincoln streets and the Alt-wood area. Israel will spend 150 million to ftiitfut ol the up Dead Sea Work*. Mrs. L. E. Mustain of 111 E. Tydeman Ave., have returned from Long Beach, Calif., where they attended the National Conference of Regular Baptist churches. They went by plane to California last June 15, and after attending the four-day conference, visited their son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Mustain and daughter, Paula Ann, at Lancaster, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Mustain and daughter accompanied them home and will visit here for two weeks and with Mrs. Mustain's relatives in Giliespie while he is on vacation from his employment with McDonnell Aircraft Corp. at Lancaster. The Rev. Mustain is pastor of the First Baptist Church. He and Mrs. Mustain will leave Monday to attend the Ill-Mo Christian Life Camp near Peoria with a delegation from the church. Roxaiw Notes ROXANA - Kenneth Schu bert,, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Schubert of Doerr avenue, will spend the holidays with his parents from the DeVry School of Electronics in Chicago. Mies Susan Isted, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Isted of Maple avenue and her, cousin, Miss Judy Todd of Wood River, left Thursday for New Orleans where they will visit Miss Todd's father, Captain and Mrs. Paul Todd. Toe Isteds wm go to New Orleans in August and their daughter will return with them. Mrs. Susie iaedejker of W. Third street Is vteiUpj with Jier sister, Mrs. Proctor Ungley in Jerseyville. , Mrs. Charles Oaines and children Debbie and Steven ol Bloomington are visiting Mrs. Giines' parent*), Mr. and Mrs. Exchange Club Officers Inaugurated Illinois Exchange Club President George Glaikmeier addressed members of the Alton Exchange Club Thursday evening at the inauguration banquet for new officers at Min eral Springs Hotel. Outgoing president Circuit Judge Harold Clark presided at the banquet which 50 members and wives attended. Judge Clark expressed his appreciation to committee heads and members for co-operation throughout the past year. In particular he commended the work of Ralph L. Wandiing, chairman of the program committee; and Dr. D. M. Roberto, head of the milk and medical fund committee. Newly are: inaugurated Qratian, officers Bill Qratian, president; Ben O. Moore, vice-president; Henry Saenz, secretary and Paul Russell, treasurer. New members of the board of directors are: Tom Herzog, Bob Hartow and Del Tanney. Holdover members of the board are Gratian, Harry Schaffner and Jack Clifford. Gad«dea Purchase The Gadsden Purchase was a strip of land the United States bought from Mexico and included tfce region south of the Qlla River In what now ii Arizona and New Mexico. and Mrs. Harold Green in Merritt Islands, Fla. Miss Patricia Ellis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Ellis of Sinclair avenue has returned to the University of Illinois at Champaign to complete work on Ralph Reichert of W. Third St.;her master's degree In library Miss Su.m,me Kay Green, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Merle Qrejtn (4 g, Htb street, to visiting ber uude and family, Mr. science. Mr. and Mrs. Ellis and daughters, Misses Patricia and Gail, have just returned from an tour. HAVE A SLIM LINE- FOK SWIM TIME? 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