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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 13

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 6,1990 ALTON EVKN1NQ TfiLBGftAPH PAUL Upper Alton News Events AmR4timM DWELLERS NOW A SELECT GROUP The aftWMrtorm dwellers have been shaken down to a "select" few one week after one of the worst eruptions in Alton's history. Most people in the Upper Alton and Milton areas managed to get things righted after weildlng axes against fallen trees and limb*, waiting with patience and using ingenuous makeshifts until the power went on again, and drying out basements that in some sectors cauM? considerable inconvenience. But the ones that were hard hit still have not set their living back on the old track. This is true of several families but none more than the George W. White family of 2620 Main St. The White* were driven from tbeh- home by the fierce wind that lifted the roof off their four«room brick house and deposited it mostly in the street. "We are living with friends and relatives," White, a retired Owens Illinois Glass Co. worker said. He IK staying with a friend and his wife, two grandchildren and two of their own children are staging wilh other members of the family. The six of them'were in the place \vhrn the blow came. White said they were awakened by the rain and were In the process of closing window* when the window glass 'began to shatter. "Next we knew there was >t big crash in the yard, my wife went out there to find the back pordi smashed," White said. It was then 'they saw that the roof had been lifted off the house. The front porch was crushed by the roof. j White does not know when they will return ^o the house. The construction workers will come in soon to make repairs, he said. REV. KNEZHA The Itov, Peter Knezha, a victim of Communiit occupation, will speak to* night, 7 o'clock, at Calvary Baptist Church. Now an American citizen, the minister was living in Latvia when the Communist* took over. He spent a term In a Communist labor camp. Members of his family were sent to Siberia. of the family resides in the Upper Alton and Milton areas. A basket dinner was sewed and contests followed in the afternoon. Square dancing was a feature of the evening. Mrs. Hazel Hendrickson, of Wood River, was the oldest member of the clan attending. Next reunion will be held on the Sunday preceding Christmas. CAR SALES LOT TO Another family typical of the af-j CONTINUE FOR PRESENT Charles Clark will apparently have another month free of interference by the city in the operation of a used car lot he re* ler-storm dweiers are the Elgie Poseys of 2203 N. Rodgers Ave. The roof of their house was crushed when a huge oak was toppled on It. Mr. and Mrs..Posey still manage to live in one bedroom that was left fairly free of damage. He is a teacher. "However, it won't hold out wr get bad weather," he said. The four Posey children have' But. Tuesday afternoon, City been shipped out of town to re-'Judge I. H. Streeper signed an side with the family of his brother; order granting a temporary in- gone into until the final hearing Ciartt contends that he teased the tot for used car sales and storage purposes prior to enactment of the new zoning ordinance which would bar his enterprise. Under the old zoning code, the lot was permissible and Clark contends he is entitled to .continue it. The city contends that Clark didn't start the used car lot enterprise until after the new «on» ing ordinance became effective last May 2. The city recently gave him notice he was in violation end must discontinue the business at that site. rLOlttDA VISITORS RETURN HOME Mr. and Mrs.'W. L. Emmons. of Tarpon Springs. Fla., re* turned to their home after spending a month with relatives and Mends in Alton. They were house guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Gabriel, 3315 College Ave. They visited In the Brighton,* Hettick. Bunker Mill, Mt. Olive, Edwardsville and Godfrey areas. Mrs. Emmons is the sister of Mrs. Gabriel. They are former residents here. He was employed at an Upper Alton hardware store until last year when he retired and they moved to Florida. FIREWORKS CRACKDOWN CONTINUES IN AREA Fireworks crack downs continued in the Upper Alton and Milton areas Tuesday night as police made four investigations and in one case found a boy with firecrackers in his possession. The 14-year-old boy was lectured by the police and then taken- home where his mother said he would not be allowed firecrackers again. The boy said he bought them from another boy. The other investigations were cently opened at 2312 Washing- \ inconclusive and were in answer ton avenue. jto complaints by people who re- The city building division con-(ported hearing the fireworks, tends that the use of the lot in I sale and storage of automobiles if i is a violation of the: new zoning 'code. in Independence, Mo. junction which will prevent the The family was en route to the city, its agents or employes basement-on the night of the storm} from interfering with operation when the tree decended. They stay- j of the Clark lot until further ed in the basement until the blowj order of the .court, was over. The restraining order was predicated on a preliminary Furniture was damaged from the rain and falling debris at Posey house and also at White house. White said he knows the "piano was pretty Well smashed" and the television looks in bad shape, but it has not been tested yet because they have no electricity in the house. HAYES FAMILY HAS ANNUAL REUNION Twelfth annual reunion of the descendants of the late Michael and Sarah Hayes was held at S. Roxana Dads' Park, Sunday. Seventh-eight members and nine guests attended. Major part the'hearing on Clark's petition for the I an injunction. After the hearing last Friday afternoon. Judge •Streeper reserved decision unti yesterday. At the preliminary hearing, it developed Clark's attorney, Ross Armbruster, was about to leave on a vacation, and that Judge Streeper must go to Chicago, July 18, where he has been assigned to preside for two weeks in Superior Court. For this reason, no final 1 hearing on whether the injunction shall be made permanent-can be had until next month. Merits of the case cannot be luly Specials/ Summer Dresses -Sportswear Handbags REDUCED 20% SUMMER NATS..M^ 50% s WIM SUITS....,rr 50% ^^^^^^^^^ ^± ^^^^^^^^^ £9/0 Summer lYonsi'iiono/ Cottons An Arriving Daily! Come In Early for Choice Selection. MONTrCRLLO "ALTON Opea Friday ana 1 Wonday Till Nine FORMER PASTOR TO BE OJf TELEVISION The Rev. Carl D. Mitchell, former pastor of the Main Street Methodist Church, will be a principal on the "Truth or Consequences" program this Friday at 11 a.m. Occasion will be his reunion witn his father, Roy Mitchell, whom he has not seen for 23 years. The father has lived in California all those years and ths son has been in this area. The Rev. Mitchell was pastor of the church here for five years. He left about seven years ago to take over the pastorate >n Greenville and early this year became " pastor of the Grace Methodist Church of Salem. The show already has been presented "live" on'the west coast. The tape will be shown in this area Friday. The Rev. Mitchell went to Los Angeles two weeks ago for the show. MR. AND MRS. SMITH SETTLE AT SPRINGFIELD Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Smith, formerly of 2609 College Ave., are settled in their new home at Springfield. The couple moved last Friday after residing for the past 33 years — all of their married life — at the College avenue address. One of the major reasons for moving was the demands of Smith's position as a field representative with the Kino's State Baptist Convention. Head quarters of the convention is at Springfield. The Smiths vacated the Col lege avenue house because it was part of a transaction which will clear the Main street and College avenue site for an automobile service station. The other house sold is EXCAVATING FOR NEW CHURCH Excavating for the basement of the new Godfrey Methodist Church on Grace street in Godfrey was started Tuesday by the Frank J. Rowden firm. Curtis Oulson Is shown here operating the caterpillar. E. S, Edwards ft Sons are general contractors. — Staff Photo. Eldrcd ELDRED — Pfc. Jim Brannan of Fort Sill, Okla. spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brannan. Mr. and Mrs. William Ivers were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Kirby Ivers of Hlllview. Callers during the weekend of Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Whiteside were Mr. and Mrs. Billy Chapman of near Mendota and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Anderson of Florida. Dorchester Farmer Lost Three Silos BUNKER HILL — Three tile silo structures at the Arnold Bohlmeyer farm in the Dorchester area fell victim to the tornado that swept over the district last week. der were observing their 39th wedding aniversary. Mrs. Mary Damon of Bluffs and her son and family of Indiana' visited recently with Mrs. Damon's brother-in-law and sis- Mr. and Mrs. Tom Benner j ter, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schroe- spent Sunday with their son-in-jder. law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Mr . and Mrs> Do na i d Carntrer Ward Ivers, of Manchester. j and sons of F itzburg, Mass.. are Mr. and Mrs. ByrI McGlasson j visiting relatives here. They visited Sunday with his mother, j were guests of honor at a Camerer family reunion Sunday in Plan Work On Bethalto WaterSystem Four transformers will be moved to the new water treat ment building in Bethalto Thursday, causing a temporary dis ruption of the water supply. "The water system will not be affected until around noon," a spokesman for the water company said today. "At that time, water in the system will be shut tf or discolored," he added. Work will get under way early hursday morning. WoodburnYouthRecipient of Illinois Slate Scholarship WOODBURN — Charles Wels- haupt. 1?, son of Mr. and Mrs. HHbert Welshaupt has been presented an Illinois state scholarship award, which covers tuition and fees at the college of his choice for four years. The award was presented on the basis of scholastic achievement. Welshaupt was valedictorian of his high school class. He will enter Blackburn College this fall as an English major. Woodbarn Notes WOODBURN - Roscoe Ukes suffered torn ligaments and a severe sprain to his ankle when he jumped from his truck, Thursday.. He is walking about on crutches, with his ankle in a cast. Mr. Hond, visiting Mrs. Martha Raymond, Mr. and'Mrs. Henry Miller and ether relatives. Lt. and Mrs. Charles Walter and son, Michael, are visiting with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edwirt Walter. The lieutenant is en roirte from Sacramento, Calif, to a base at Denver, where he will study guided missiles. The Lucking family reunion was held Sunday at .the school house. The pastor of Calvary Baptist Church was guest speak* er. and Mrs. Wllford Ray of' Downey, Gal if., are George Bernard Shaw defined 'a man who as nasty air himself, and hates'-them -for it." a pessimist as thinks everybody Autos Collide On Second Street WOOD RlVER-An auto accident Involving cars driven by Mrs. Louie Nunn. 304 S. 12th St., and NOrbert L. Miller, 201 Franklin St., Edwardsville, was reported to police Tuesday morning. According to an accident report, Mrs. Nunn was traveling south on Second street when she started turning left onto Madison avenue. She suddenly stopped for a third car crossing the intersection and Miller collided with the rear of her car, the report said. The right rear fender of the Nunn car and the left front headlight of Miller's vehicle were damaged. MoroBoyTreated For Bee Stings WOOD RIVER - Robert L: ' Mansfield, 10, am of Mr». Horace R. Bryant, Moro. wts admitted Tuesday everting as a patient to the Wood Rrvet Tdwtv ship Hospital after being Search for Warrior* Crystal Coffin On The search Is on for the crystal coffin that Alexander the Great is believed to be buried in, Alexandria reports. The warrior, who founded that Egyptian city in 332 B.C., nine years before his death, is thought to be buried there in a tomb. Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK' Mrs. Artie Howard at Oakrest Nursing Home at Winchester. Mr. and Mrs. Carol Waters have moved into the Farrow property. They have been residing with his parents, Mr. andj Mrs. Robert Waters. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Brigg of Aurora and Frank Splain of Winchester were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wilber Schroeder. Mr. and Mrs. Schroe- at the church Sunday evening. The family sang a tune using the Navajo language. The visitors were house guests of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Tallyn, of Aberdeen avenue, who are the parents of Mrs. Gas ton, and at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Gaston Sr., of Godfrey. The Gaston family has worked among the Navajo for the past seven years. Carrollton at the park, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Tribble Tribble»retumed to at Olatha, Kan.; I Monday after visiting since Fri!day with their mother, Mrs. Dorothy Tribble. Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Ansel) and Mrs. Mary Schild were Mr. and Mrs. Martin Borman of Manchester and Wayne Schild of Greenfield. Mrs. Bea Evans of Carlinville spent several days last week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles King. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kane entertained Monday evening with a picnic supper. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Loujs BaUard and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Wagonblast and Art Linn of Car- LI8T EVENTS AT BROWN ST. BAPTIST rollton and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Griffith and daughters. Sunday callers of Mrs. Jajiie _ _ . . ,„ , Wiles were: Mrs. Esther Arch- The Rev. Arthur Woolsey, pas-1 er of Chicago. Mrs. Martha tor, will have as his subject title, "Faithfulness of God" at the Bates of Carlinville and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Dunn and daugh- rectly on. the corner of Main and College and is the old home of Dr. and Mrs. J. E. Walton, who were members of one of the oldest families in Altdn. Mrs. Smith is the daughter of he late Dr. and Mrs. Walton. The Smiths have two married children, both residing in the East. A daughter is the wife of minister and a son is a physician, REV. AND MRS. GASTON RETURN TO ARIZONA The Rev. and Mrs. Ellis Ga* ton Jr. and family have return* ed to their Wlnelow, Art?., mis- •ion after a weeklong visit here The Rev. and Mrs. Gaston are missionaries to the Navajo Indians. The minister and his family are members of the Brown Street Baptist Church, He spoke OUR ANNUAL SUMMER CLEARANCE SALE Summer Separate* reduced for clearance . . . daevele** bloutet by New Ere end Ship'n Shore In diet 30 to 44 . . . ehota of pleated iklrti In yethable print* or itrejfkt fkirt* irt drip-dry Ipffibey . . • *he,rt *att • . . »kirt end blown leti,.. padel puttier*.., «hort«,. .Jamaica*... matched tperti* wear hy Pretty Maid. LaoW ilia* I te 11 HOI.1.1* 1 ?, 7:30 service tonight at the Brown |t er of Raymond Street Baptist Church. The Chancel Choir will rehearse after the service under direction of John Eyer. Deacons will meet and a prayer meeting will be held at the church Saturday, 7:30 p.m. The Rev. Woolsey will have as hi.? subject, "God is Love" Sunday morning and Sunday night his topic title will be, "When Wrongs at Last Are Righted". DISORDERLY REPORT MADE IN MILTON A report of disorderly conduct at a Milton road drive in was' being investigated by police today. The manager of the place, in the 1000 block of Milton, said that a youth was sitting on top of an automobile and "kicking" a menu standard. License number t of the car was obtained and -turned over to police. POUR ROCK SALT IN FLOWER BED Vandals poured salt around flowers in a bed at her home, Mrs. Frank Gotay, 3423 Gillham Ave,, told police Tuesday., The woman said that she discovered the damage early Tuesday. She gave police the name of a person whom she suspected of the act. MRS. BTANLY CASTLE RETURNS FROM FLORIDA Mrs. Stanly Castle, 3115 Leverett Ave., has returned from St. Petersburg, Fla., where she visited her brother, 0. M. McDowell. During her stay they spent some time at Pompano Beach. Mrs. Castle was gone about two weeks. .ead Telegraph Want Ads Daily THEY SAID THEY WERE GONE BUT Broadway * Main HAS THEM IIG RED KIPI Strawberries Box There have been none so good this season BROADWAY &MAIN Orivt'ln Produce Market flMTAI PtTMTIO DAW* MR? PERMANENTLY PLEATI* $ 22« A beautiful dacron printed dress with pelats that are there to stay designed with a gently rolled collar caught at the shoulders with two simulated "black diamond" pins. Persian Blue or Aztc Brown. Sizes 3-16. OTHER MATERNITY DRESSES 205 W. Third St. Over Grants. Room 207 MRS. ETNA CAROTHERS, Owner Dial HO2-9011. Open Every Friday TW 9 P,M. by bees. The boy's was reported as satisfactory. It was reported that the was playing around a pool at home on Tuesday afte^ *' noon when he stepped Ml tWO. toney bees and was sttmf . tflt left foot, eyes and lips swelfedV ~ and he complained of difficulty In breathing. Other patients treated and released Tuesday were: Patricia Dee Hatten, 9, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. HattCfl, Alton, for a laceration bottom of the right foot!' iwB Eugene F. Grant, Roxana, for lacerations of the right middle, ring and little fingers. A schooner gets its name from the boys' game "to schoon," or to skip a flat pebble across the surface of a river or lake. SAVE 20% to 40% On Conn Organs Klmball Organs & Planoi Portable Organs */i Price COMMUNITY MUSIC CENTER 2S2S Colleie. ' Upper Alton WOOD RIVER FREE PARKING Ask about Our New • "PEP" Account. Pkof he's Extended Pay. With "PEP", you have up to 6 months'to pay. Perfume 'Round the Clock Q.—Dear Janet I adore perfume, but for some reason or other tti frafranoe just doei oof test on me. I have told several 01 my friends that I want a n w perfume, but first I roust find out about a tenting one.— UN. 0. B. A.—A particularly good idea for women who claim that perfume does not "stay with them" is • Liquid Skin Sachet. 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