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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 7

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TUESDAY, JULY 12.1960 For Expansion Wood River High Will Sue to Get Property ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH WOOD RIVER - Members of Wood River High School District 14 Board of Education, In joint session with members of Wood River Township Board of School Titistees Monday night, voted to tflkr legal action regarding the acquisition of three pieces of property for use in a school expansion program. The high school board has been trying to establish a purchase price with owners for property at 777, 823 and 803 Whitelaw Ave., for the past six months, according to Attorney Marshall Smith, who will represent the hoard in filing suits. The three lots are part of a total of fivp, two of which have al-eady been bought by the board, to be used as a location for additional classrooms. To Oo To Court Smith, in a statement to the Telegraph, said, "We have tried to reach a just purchasr price with the home owners and have even called in impartial apprais- prs of their choice to estimate the value. The people don't seem interested in a reasonable figure so the only way loft is to let a jury decide." f the consent of cadi Wood River Club Hears Grid Pro WOOD RIVER - Carl Brett-] Schneider,' line backer for thej new St. Louis Cardinal football learn, told Rotarians Monday noon his opinions of this year's j football prospects in the Nation-: a! Football League. ; He Indicated that If the Cat- dinals could overcome some of their average of four fumbles a y game last year, he thought their prospect* to lead the Eastern Division this year looked good. A movie highlighting four of the 1959 Cardinal games was shown following Brettschneider's talk. New officers: Lou Butterworth, president: Alvln K. Stolze, vice president, and Wilbur Stevens, Sgt. at Arms, officially served the first meeting of the new year. Re-elected officers: Harry I Steinrauf, secretary, and Or- 'ville Brunjes, treasurer, were 8 Column Madison County Wheat Poorest in Many Years By TtttJMAK W. MAY Omnty Farm Last week's good weather gave farmers a chance to get a lot of work done. Wheat combining should be finished In a few mote days; It's all done tr some communities now. The crop is the poorest in many years, with 'many low yields and much low quality gram. Wet weather, windstorm, hail, plant diseases and Insects all took their toll, A few fields in bottomlands could not ghums without damage. Unless you have a dryer, you may run Into trouble with grata sorghums stored as low as 12.5 per cent moisture. Problem No. 3 Is that sor ghums don't stand as well as com In the field, farmers can expect lodging after the first frost. Hay crashing Hay crushing machines slashed field curing time In half three tests by University of Illinois agricultural engineers last be harvested, so they were a tot- spring and summer. AT CANOE BASE Member* of East Alton Explorer Pont 11 photo* graphed at Region 7 Explorer Canoe Base at Boulder function, Win., after an eight-day canoe expedition up the Mississippi. Leader of the group Is Troy Freeman. a I loss. GradeBudget $780,470 at East Alton Work to Start OnRoxanaPlant A hay crusher on the farm of Some fields! Albert Klumb of Foster town- I are still too wet for cultiva t i n r, or replan ting ship has reduced hay curing time as much as a full day, states his son Bill Klumb. This Corn that escape's certainly an advantage in ra.lny ed with damage less is T. W. May growing fast and looks' good, especially along the south side the county. seasons. Hay in the first test at the University averaged about 75 per cent moisture when it was cut at 9 a.m. By 2 p.m. the next day, untreated hay was still wet, testing 29.7 per cent moisture. ROXANA — Work on a sew- varieties in moat cases. Corn or age disposal plant is scheduled SO rghums can still be planted ilo begin in the very near future. jf or s ji Q g e . f» • . . _ ._ -. !_ -..Ill I .-_* ! A few farmers are still planting Hay crushed with smooth roll, soybeans, using early-maturing \ corrugated roll and combination smooth and corrugated roll crushing machines contained only about 16 per cent moisture. EAST ALTON — A proposed Primary work will be exravat-i planting buckwheat as an emer- j In the next two tests, crushed ,.; 1960-61 school budget of $780,-1 ing and erecting forms. At the; gency crop nas been done here,' hav was read V for baling the BOARDS BANDWAGON Mayor Richard Daley of Chicago there were indications that he might (right) Is mobbed by newsmen after have even more before balloting begins Illinois caucus in Los Angeles. Sen. for the Democratic Presidential nomi- John P. Kennedy (D-Mass.) had 59U nation. (NEA Telephoto.) of Illinois' 69 votes wrapped up and sions of vegetable crops, Insect and disease control problems. The horseradish variety test grown by Ivan Relleke and the tomato variety plot on the Wil- also present. Visiting Rotarians were:^ ^^ ^^ by 1he board o( ip re scnt time the construction:geve"ra|~ve' ar s ago. There are ati same dav il was cut - At 9 a.m.ibert Engelke farm will be visit hna.rf io HUP to an mrhair lawl Chuck Freem " n ' V*™^*^', i education of the East Alton'""n i" awaiting the arrival of; |(Jast lwo difficulties with buck-l'" the field it averaged aroundied. These farms are nearby and ! K)aiti , l l du r, l0 .." n .. '..„!._„,!«'^ D^ny Foster. Alton; Al ^^ ^^ ^ ^ ^ meeting!* 1 **';. ™* P 1(int wl » bp lwaled jwheat. The supply of seed is us-i 68 W cent moisture. At 5 p.m.jwill not require much driving. by which all real estate owned | pf)u] Jjm Ev j| size r and Wilbur by thr district must IM- listed ini Trirn ' pei Bethalto; Bob Healy. the'names of the township boa'' 0 '!;,™] AI' Cassens, Edwardsville, of trustees, who must give their an(J AJ gtoever, Granite City, approval on such matters. Members of the township school | trustees who attended were Clar- j ence Hunt, president; George Luman and George Nauyok. ' In other business, District 14 awarded a $970 contract to Cannon Construction Co., Alton, to modernize three classrooms and the nurse's office. Will Feature The Altoneltes WOOD RIVER — The Altonettes A contract to paint the rooms | Barber Shop Harmony Quartet ' will be featured at the Wood River Band Concert at 8 p.m. Wednes- Monday night at East Alton Junior High School. The budget is scheduled for approval on Aug. 8. on Eighth street. was awarded the Wood River Painting Co., which submitted a bid of $1,468, as contrasted to the [day only other painting bid of J1.6951 The quartet, from the Alton submitted by A. J. Mieners Paint-! Chapter of The Sweet Adelines ing Co. 'Inc., will feature Mrs. Pauline Both bids were presented to the j Stone, Miss Julie Schnable, Mrs. board by Architect Vcrdell Han- Dorothy Ncvins and Mrs. Kay ner of Wood River. A bid of $380 to increase the heighth of a softball diamond backstop at the northeast corner of the school athletic field and a bid of $460 to increase the baseball backstop heighth were accepted from the Cyclone Fence Co. of St. Louis as presented by Wayne Stevens, school building and grounds superintendent. To Wreck House The wrecking of the Chessen House at 805 Whitelaw Ave., one of the five pieces being purchased for expansion, was awarded to Delbert Zimmerman, who bid $400 to do the job. Approval of a contract with the Nooter Corp., St. Louis, to repair a leaking section of boiler tubing! at a cost of $970 was given. , A. Edson Smith, district superintendent, was instructed to get figures on the cost of constructing some type of portico or door to keep rain from getting in dressing room doors at the stadium. Purchases approved and the costs of each were: Trampoline for girls physical education program, $539; steel cabinets for library, $340; typewriters for business education, $1,494; silverware for home economics, $254.40; head- stock for lathe, $355; covers andj mats for wrestling, $374; adding machine for business education. $266.25; projector for visual aids, $380; stools for science department, $202.40. A total of seven teachers to replace those leaving the district were appointed. General bills allowed totaled {21,091.50 for June salaries. Wood River Hospital Auxiliary to Meet WOOD RIVER-The Township Hospital Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the home of the president, Mrs. Fred Westerholt, 566 George St., to make tray favors for the coming month. Mark Anniversary WOOD RIVER — The congregation of First Baptist Church received mementos Sunday during the 8:30 a.m. service which mark the beginning of the third year of the early service. A love gift was presented to the Rev. Walter Burk, pastor, and wife, by the Deacons and Deaconesses on behalf of the church, as an expression of appreciation for their participation in this service which has proved of benefit to Fisher. The quartet will be outfitted in flapper era costumes and will sing a medley of songs from the raring twenties including "Hello My Baby," "Coney Island Baby" and "In the Good Old Summertime." The band will play selections including: "Under the Double Eagle," by Wagner and Laralle; "Allerseelen," Davis; "Slippery Gentlemen," Walters; "Variations on Folk Song," Erickson; "Fanny," Rome; "Hollywood Serenade," Davis; "Jubilee," Kenny, and "Gypsy Love Song" by Herbert. The proposed budget is $9,647.78 less than the $790,117. .78 budget approved for the 1959-60 school year. The biggest drop in this year's proposed expenditures, as compared with last year, is in the $137,7510 iuilding fund which is $38,82278 lower than the approved xpenditures of last year's 5176,592.78 building fund. The building fund's drop made he total proposed budget lower han last year even with an ncrease of $29,175 in the pro- io.sed educational budget over ast year. The educational bud- el's proposed total is $642,'00 as compared with last year's $613,525. The educational budget's proposed total is higher this year because of a scheduled increase n school personnel salaries. Total salaries proposed for administrators and teachers are 5412,000, an increase of $21,000 over last year's total of $391,125. Other personnel salaries totaled $64,000 which is a $4,000 increase over last year's total of $60,000. The proposed educational budget listings are: general control, $18,360; instruction, $435, I Veterans to Meet at Wood River Considering Home Repairs or Improvements? • Ntw Reef? • Kltcbtn t Ntt4 • We Will Pinaac* II laiMMnest CmUt PS*. OWC14.I1 17 ILLINOIS ITITI BANK OF EAIT ALTON WOOD RIVER - World War 1 District Barracks 521 and the Auxiliary will meet simultaneously at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, in separate rooms of the American Legion Hall. Reports of the Department Convention held the past weekend at Joliet will be heard. A joint social hour with refreshments will follow the formal meetings. South Roxana WSCS To Meet Wednesday SOUTH ROXANA — The Women's Society of Christian Service of the Methodist Church will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, at the church. Hostesses and those in charge of the program and devotionals are Mrs. Lester Opel and Mrs. Burdette Pruelt. Vacation at Cabin SOUTH ROXANA — Mr. and Mrs. George Herbert and family have returned from their cabin at Piasa Island where they vacation- c' for a week. Guests while they were there were Herbert's son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Herbert and son of Lewiston, and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Phillip* and Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Watson of Lewistown and Mrs. Paul Torbeck of Quincy. Herbert has been on vacation from McDonnell Aircraft Corporation. The largest number of boats ever displayed in Europe were on exhibit at Sweden's 1960 Boat Show in Goteborg. the church. The American flag, recently replaced by a new 50-star flag, a gift of the Templar Class, was presented to Jack Walker to be delivered to the American Legion Past for their special "flag burn ing" ceremonies. COLOR nun FROOSilNe •MMN* HIOK8' STUDIO I CAMERA MOP Mil OUtorate AvtttO HUH Peanut U*HKUC ROXANA -- The Pen nut baseball league, composed of boys 6, 7 and 8 years of age, will play at 6 p.m. today at the park diamond. The game will be between boys from Roxana and South Roxana. . ualjy a problem. Also, the de- ""crushed hay tested over 25- Lunch will be served at noon mand for buckwheat is not great P er <»«"• Crushed hay tested less ~ '' " Roxana Notes planted. ROXANA — The Misses Nola! The hybrid than 20 pec cent and was ready to bale. K. A. Kendall, U. of I. dairy scientist, explains that fast curing isn't the only advantage of crushing hay. It can save up to 10 per cent more hay by preventing loss of leaves and small grain sorghums stems caused by extra drying and It would not take many producers to flood the market. Consider Sorghums Earners might consider sorghums as emergency crops for acres that could not be planted to corn or that have to be re- Ann and Fern Thompson of E.jare definitely one answer to the [a™ 1 handling after rains. Seventh street and their cousin. | problem. Research shows that I Crushing also saves carotene Miss Eva Thompson, of E. Kitthjthese sorghums will compete fav-i for vitamin A, since hay is ex- street have returned after =>iorably with corn both in yield j P° sed to sun and rain f r a short- two-week vacation in Wayne. [and in feed value. jer time. In addition, rapid cur- at the Vegetable Growers' hall near Caseyvllle. followed by a brief program. All persons Interested in vegetable production are invited to attend. Sweet Corn The sweet corn harvest in the southwestern part of the county started the first part of last week. Watson Rouch on U.S. 40 just west of Collinsville was the first grower reported picking com. Home-grown sweet corn is the best there is. There will be CollegeBonds o Necessary Leaders Say SPRINGFIELD, HI. (AP) one-third of the institution's space today is in "temporary, worn out buildings" and that classes must be conducted from 8 a.m. through 9 p.m. to accommodate all the students. Rendleman, who noted SIU's student enrollment rose from 2,500 to 11,500 in the past 10 years, said _ requests for dormitory rooms for _ Do^rs'atlhe University oMll'inois stud ' ents who wil1 attend SIU Rochester, Pontiac and Roya! More important, though, sor-jing saves protein that otherwise Oak, Mich. They also spent a ghums have proved their ability could b e lost in shattered leaves, week at Istego Lake, Mich. Mrs. to outperform corn in years of Hay crushers crack stems Eva Thompson visited her par-j late planting. And grain sor- lengthwise and reduce them to ents, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin j ghums have out-yielded corn in j the equivalent of several smaller Thompson at Wayne, Mr. and j unusually wet or dry years. Jones. The process opens up the Mrs. Allen Peek and Mr. and! But any encouragement f o r!moist inner parts of the stems, Mrs. Jack Kinsey of Pontiuc j planting the new sorghums should bringing them into more direct and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Leech of Royal Oak. Mr. and Mrs. Don Overton and children, Jerry and Cindy, of E. Fourth street, had as over- also include a word of caution for farmers who aren't familiar with them: The fact is that during a wet or early fall sorghum harvest night guests Sunday, Mr. and [can become quite a headache. Mrs. Phil Bower and son of Gib- j First thing farmers notice in son City. jbad years is that it's hard to jget sorghums dry enough to harvest. Whereas you normally pick corn at 20 to 22 per cent mois- Bunker Hill ,'ture, sorghums should be below BUNKER HILL - Mr. and!.. npr „„_. fnr „,„,»,,„,„„ Mrs. Glenn Myers and daughters entertained at supper Sunday evening honoring Mr. Myers' sister, Mrs. Alpheus Rhodes and children, Mark, Elaine, and 118 per cent for combining. contact with the air. As a result, the stems dry almost as fast as the leaves. Field Day A vegetable growers' field day will be held Saturday morning, July 16 on three farms in Name- t of it this made several plantings to ers provide a steady supply. You can get it at all leading markets, also at a number of roadside stands. The Madison County Black and White Show, an exhibition of purebred Holstein cattle, will be held at the Fairgrounds at Highland the evening of July 22. The show is sponsored by the Madison County Holstein Club. Any owners of purebred Holstein cattle in Madison County may exhibit. Judging will start at 8 and Southern Illinois University may be closed to some qualified [students if voters turn down a 195 million dollar bond issue, institution officials warned Monday. 0. H. Farber of the University of Illinois and John S. Rendleman of SIU appeared with Gov. Straton before the state government committee of the Taxpayers' Federation of Illinois to rally support for the issue. The bond issue, to be. voted on in the Nov. 8 general election, would provide funds for construction at the six state-supported institutions of higher learning. The University of Illinois will not have adequate facilities for its swelling student enrollment if the institution must rely on current revenue, warned Farber, vice president and comptroller of the U. of I. Rendleman, executive director! of business affairs at SIU, said oki township. The program starts p ' m at 9:30 a^m. at the farm of Wm. Bruns and Son, between Cahokia Mounds State Park and Lakeside Airport. A sweet corn variety test plot and other exhibits Next problem is in storing sor- will be seen, along with discus- Preparations are being completed for the annual Madison County Fair at Highland, July 2630. The annual county 4-H club show will be held on Tuesday, July 26, the first day of the fall were filled last February. Stratton told the association the bond issue is the "only reasonable means" by which adequate facilities can be provided for the institutions. "This is an insurance policy to see that we have adequate higher educational facilities" to meet future enrollment demands, he said. Under terms of the issue, the bonds would be retired from a universities building bond retirement and interest fund which would be supported from money out of the state's general revenue fund. The committee, which has not taken a stand on the bond issue, will present its recommendation on the matter to-the association at a later date. Fair. Club members will exhibit | cattle, hogs, poultry, horses and other projects. Judging will start at 9:30 a.m. A special attraction this year will be an exhibition of horsemanship hi the arena the afternoon by members of the Highland Saddelites 4-H Club. 1((t t . n «tf «< DFSIGN 1(tt lt »ntc <» PRECISION fiv.',.«.v,v <., AUTOMATION 000; operation, $94,000; fixed (Bruce, of Monmouth, Ore. charges, $11,000; auxiliary, $64,850; maintenance of educational equipment, $1,000; interests and anticipation warrants, $2,000; and capital outlay, $7,500. Proposed building fund listings are: bond and interest, $103,270; insurance, $6,000; and maintenance, $28,500. A bid for roof repairs on the Lincoln School was accepted from the Madison Paint Co., Madsion, 111., at $1,845. The Jourdain Co., Alton, was awarded the job of roof repairs on the Washington School at a bid of $93. Other bids were scheduled to be discussed at a special meeting on July 20. Monthly bills were approved at $55,231.53. Family Reunion EAST ALTON — Mrs. Cora Maher, 77, of Brighton, was honored as the oldest family member among the 36 guests at the 25U1 annual Lev! family reunion Sunday at the Westerner Club grounds. Elbert Levi was re-elected president, Mrs. Roland Klop- meler, vice president and Levi Maher, secretary- treasurer. A social afternoon followed the noon-day basket dinner and the business session. Cancel Service EAST ALTON — The mid. week service at the First Met- hodisl Church has been canceled due to the absence of the pastor, the Rev. Jack Travel- Members of the Meehan's Mar-! jket Ladies Bowling team andj their husbands enjoyed a chicken supper Sunday evening at the "Moonlight." The Rev. Paul Motzer, pastor of the local Methodist Church, and the Misses Amy Lucking, Joyce Adcock, Christine Webb, Mary Lou Tiona, Gwen Lawton, and Linda Morehead, are attending the Beulah Institute at Eldorado this week. Forty boys and girls attending the first session of daily vacation Bible school Monday at the Congregational Christian Church. The school will continue for two weeks and meets from 8:30 to 11:30 each morning. stead, who is assisting in the Senior-Hi Church Camp at Little Grassey Lake. Meeting EAST ALTON — A church business meeting will follow the 7 p.m. Wednesday service at the First Baptist Church, the Rev. Thomas McDermand, pastor, has announced. An instruction class for children, and young people is being taught by the pastor each Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the church. KILLS RATS rSTEARM! KHfS JOOI STEARNS' ELECTRIC PASTE CO. Chicago a, in., Dept. 7» Don't pass the buck- QIVE YOUR BUCKS to the Party of your choice! DIG DOWN! Contribute DIG INI Work for your Party .ndVOTE! *ltbliih»d || | public Itrvict b) CMP»r«tiOn C«*cutivtt AuocUtion Lighter work for you makes harder work for Reddy... 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