Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 13, 1960 · Page 11
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 11

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, July 13, 1960
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, I960 •ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE ELEVfcW i To Discuss Inception Of United Fund Drive WOOD RIVER - A Joint public meeting of the Wood River Township Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Alton Association of Commerce to tits- cuss possible replacement of Community Chest and othw yearly drives with a UfHted Fund drive la set for 7:30 p.m. tonight In the Steelworkers' Able Hall, 2821 E. Broadway, Alton. Members of each chamber and the general public attending will discuss the pros and com of continuing with the area Community Chest drive or replacing it with a United Pund drive, according to Ed Kelly, Wood River Chamber president. If those present Indicate a desire for a United Fund, a steering committee will be elected to prepare plans for an organizational meeting at a later date. To Sponsor Booth WOOD RIVER - The Township Democratic Club will sponsor a booth at the Wood River Township Homecoming at the Moose Lodge grounds Thursday through Sunday, Mrs. Roy Edwards, chairman, reports. Literature concerning candidates for county and state offices will be distributed. The regular meeting of the club is slated for 8 p.m. Monday at the Wood River American Legion Home. Shrine Flans Smorgasbord WOOD RIVER — Members of Caspar Shrine No. 93 will hold > Hartford 4-H Club Meets HARTFORD -Members of the Rusy Beavers 4-11 Club entered cookies, cakes and gingerbread! in the baking Achievement Day contest in Edwardsville Tues-i Hay and on the nine food Items' entered they received five "A"| Hue ribbon ratings and four; "B" red ribbon ratings. I The girls were accompanied by their leader, Mrs. Clarence Grover and her assistant, Mrs.] Hershel Ottwell. Next Tuesday the girls will enter skirts in! the clothing Achievement Day' contest. j The Busy Beavers held their regular meeting at the home ni Marilyn and Carolyn Mllli-j yun and watched a demonstra-j t ion by Susie Hard and Theresa Oglesby on hemming a skirt, j Following the meeting refreshments were served and the! &roup was invited to hold the! next meeting at the horn* ofi Etta Rodgers on July 22. •< Clam Holds Meeting * HARTFORD-Mi-. and Mrs. Bob Schwarberg, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Smith and Mrs. Don Redman were hosts for the Golden Link Class meeting and party | fit the Methodist Church Tues- jfluy evening. Mrs. Harold Work- president, was in charge business meeting. Wen* in the Masonic Temple. j" el) Kijlam is tcacher of ** Mrs. Macy Berry, chairman C)BSS of the event, said mbney raised Cuba Tour Bakery by the $1.50 donation for the! HARTFORD-Cub Scouts of meal will be donated to the I Den 2 were taken on a tour lodge. !of Noll's Bakery and ice cream The supper, served buffet Plant in Alton Tuesday Circulate Petition* for City Manager Government public smorgasbord dinner from j ™ an ' p 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday i" 1 tn f ATTEND CONVENTION Negro singer Sammy Davis Jr. (center), looks on as two friends, Peter Lawford (left) and Frank Sinatra discuss politics before opening of Democratic national convention in Los Angeles. Davis nearly broke into tears when a group of delegates booed him as he stepped on stage to sing the National Anthem with other Hollywood stars at start of session. (NEA Telephoto) when they are out of work, burned out and etc. when the need is verified by church, school or police authority after it is reported to any of the above mentioned or to the commission on mission chairman. Collection of clothing of all sizes, bed clothing, old furni- «• Household articles and toys effect now and may be Named to High Post In Kiwanis EDWARDSVILLE — Orval Legate of the EdwardsviDe Kiwanis Club was named lieuten- ii.v. ..^jr--., —.-- - | )c |p eueci now anu may uc style, will feature a large vari- : noon by their den mother, Mrs.! . hniriTian at iant governor of the Madison-St. ./. ,,__,. • — u .. tumoc ra«»itvmr« and her ae.< turnCO in TO me t-liaii man «i -,,.„,-,,.. _, ... ....... „, ety of hot and cold meats. • Pays Fine After Auto Accident WOOD RIVER - Willard Monies Lattimore and her as- Ismtant, Mrs. Joseph Moore, and U he following parents who fur. inished transportation: Mrs. Ray-j imond Ferguson, Virgil Prickett church so time ai we cnuit-n »u CIair - clinton County division of 'the Illinois Kiwanis Clubs at a Hartford Notes division evening meeting held Monday in O'Fallon, becoming tne sec ond Edwardsville man to land Jack Phillips. J ; Cub Scouts who A family reunion dinner was hold this division office. made the, h e |d Sunday in honor of Mr. Kirkpatrick, 23. of 425 N. Sixth jtnur were Mike and Mark Phil-j anf j Mrs. John Kelly of Browns- St., was fined $50 and costs this) lips, Ronnie and Lindell Prick- j v j|| c Tenn., who are visiting morning after pleading guilty be-! en, Steve England, Normanj ( hj s W eek with their four daugh- fore police Magistrate Thornton J.j. Moore, Jimmy Redman, Greg-j t p r s and sons-in-law and their Lancaster to a charge of driving | ory and' Raymond Ferguson. a motor vehicle while under the j Larry Willard, Johnnie Schremp families here. Mr. and Mrs. John Hixson and influence of alcohol. Kirkpatrick was arrested at j Schremp. 10:50 p.m. Tuesday and jailed byj g e t Up Clothing Center jand the den chief, Gary Lee I Daughter, Connie, of Casper, Wyo., have returned to their (home after a two-week visit with Louis Bouillion, of Edwards ville, served as Lt. Governor in 1956. Legate will assume office in 1961. Tom Blixen, of Edwardsviile, recent delegate to Boy's State in Springfield, spoke to the Edwardsville Kiwanis group ai their regular meeting Tuesday evening here. Earl Kreiger pre- police alter ne ran nis car up, HARTFORD—The commission Mrs. Hixson s sister ana Drorn-sen t e da film on game preserves on one of the concrete island at! 0 n missions committee of the er-m-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ray-! in c n ,,th«>rn illinnk Rnhprt M the Edwardsville Road and Ninth|Methodist Church has set up almond Dodge of Maple street. street intersection. According to a police he was driving south on Ninth street and lost control of his car when approacfVmg tfie Intersection. i clothing center at the church report, for the purpose of providing aid to those in need throughout the whole year. Aid will be .given to any family in the community Mrs. Dodge's and Mrs. Mixson's father, William Weaver of Hillsboro, 111., is ill in a Springfield hospital following surgery last Wednesday. in Southern Illinois. Robert M. Martin, assistant registrar of the Edwardsville S1U campus, was inducted into the service group by William Shindel. Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK 1 YOUR ENJOYMENT NEVER WEARS THIN ON NEW-TYPE CONCRETE! No pavement could be stronger even if carved from solid rock I That's why modem concrete pavement being used on mile after mile of your new Interstate System will outlast all others...give tht> greatest all-weather driving comfort and safety ever known. Bottom highway of anMrpf eonweta. Tw vo»*t fiiid • ridtaf matim. Special aahbaaaawad nfftiMrpiuaflof will wmy «n expected 60 yean ua PORTLAND OIMINT ASSOCIATION 1U Wen WaUi*** Mm*. CfcUeff I, UUwii th* UJM ai M MMV *f >\ EtJWARDSVILLE - R«pwwe to the petitions proposing a vote on the adoption of city-manager government in Edwardsville, now being circulated by 30 members of the League of Women Voters., is undetermined at present, according to Mrs. William E. Delicate, League president. The petitions, which are worded: "Shall the city of Edwardsville adopt the managerial form of municipal government?", were approved at an executive board meeting of the league Monday and efforts were begun Tuesday to obtain signatures throughout the community. Signatures representing ten per cent of the total number of votes cast in the last mayoral election in Edwardsville are necessary before the petitions can be presented jto Judge Michael Kinney of the Madison County Court. Mrs. Delicate emphasized that petitioners must sign with their full names as appearing on local voter registration records, together with full address. No "dittos" may be used, and husbands or wives may not sign the name of their spouse. Names on the petitions will be checked against registered voter lists, as required by state law, if enough signatures are obtained to be presented to Judge Kinney. who would then determine the date for Edwardsville residents to vote on the council-manager form of government. RiceDeathRuled Accidental by Electrocution EDWARDSVILLE —Accidental death by electrocution was the verdict of the coroner's inquest held here yesterday into the death of Oden Merle Rice. 40, who was found dead early Tuesday in the kitchen of his home in Grainey drive. Rice, who has been employed as a carpenter at the Edwards- vine campus of Southern Illinois University, has been a resident of the community for over two years. He had lived in Granite City 37 years. Born in Perry County, Illinois, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Rice of Granite City, who sur vive, he was married to Betty Knipping. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons and a daughter, all at home: Oden Merle Jr., Nathan Allen, Otto William and Winona Anna. A brother and two sisters also survive: Lloyd L. Rice, Granite City; Mrs. Thomas Epperson, Granite City, and Mrs. William Tackett, Springfield. A veteran of the United States Air Force, World War II. ! he was a member of the Car- : penter's Union, Local 633. j Funeral services will be held I at 1:30 p.m. Friday from the i Sedlack Funeral Home, Granite City, the Rev. J. T. Bryant of Trinity Methodist Church, in charge. Interment will be in 1 Calvary Cemetery, Edwards- 1 ville. Wood River Legion ElectsNewCommander WOOD RIVER — Roy Edwards was elected commander of the American Legion Post 204 at the Monday meeting at the legion hall. He will succeed Leo Pijut. Roy Hausman was elected senior vice commander, Glen N, Clark, junior vice commander: Clifford Davidson, adjutant: Bart Hellrung, finance officer; Leroy Woodard, sergeant-alarms; Ezra Schouten, building custodian; Howard Mathus and Bob Wilhite, executive board members. Plans were made to. attend the 5th Division convention in Alton Saturday and Sunday. Pijut announced three units of the Ideal post will march in the parade Sunday including the state champion auxiliary «;olor guard, Egyptianaires drum corps and the post color guard. Officers will be elected at the July 20 county council meeting in Edwardsville, it was reported. Edwards reported Friday is the deadljne in the current membership drive. Present membership totals 549, he slated, only a few members short of the goal. Automobiles Collide On St. Loui* Ave. EAST ALTON — Two automobiles travelling east on west St. Louis Ave. collided at 11:3? p.m. Tuesday when the automobile driven by Richard D. Nelson, 34, of 95 S. Shamrock, East Alton, stopped for a car in front to make a left hand turn, police reported. Nelson's cur was struck in the rear by an automobile driven by Virginia Albert,, 2701 Viewland, Alton. No injuries were reported by police. Delegate to FHA Convention WOOD RIVER - Miss Ginger Betts, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wlllard Betts, will attend the 20th Annual State Leadership Conference July 25-29 at East Bay Camp, Lake 81 o o m i n g ton , ptaorriington, 111. Representing the Wood River Future Horn e m a ke r S Ginger Betfs Chapter. Ginger is a junior student at East Alton-1 Wood River High School and is I president of the chapter. Brussels BRUSSELS - The Firemen's Annual Chicken Dinner was held Sunday at the Legion Building because of rain. A son, Steve, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Pohlman Wednesday at St Joseph's Hospital, KEYNOTER Idaho Sen. John Church, 35, gestures as he delivers the keynote address on opening of the 1900 Demo* cratio National Convention in Los Angeles. (NEA Tetephoto) Soda Machine Stolen , FromChurehBasenieiit , The Rev. Jesse E. Williams, True Church of the House of St. Charles, Mo. Several residents of Brussels attended the chicken supper at the Batchtown Zion Lutheran Church Saturday evening. Prayer, reported to police that the soda machine in the church I tenement had been broken into. The Rev. Williams said he (iid not know If any money had lieen taken. The church is located at 5 E. 17th St. Dorcas Circle h Collecting Used Clothing WOOD RTVEft - The Colter- tkm of clothing for a foreign mission children's horn* was adopted as a project of the Dorcas Circle of the First Church of Christ, Christian, it ttie Tuesday meeting at the home of Mrs. H. E. Harvick. Practical clothing for ehlMron 1 to 18 years of age ia needed, and may be delivered to the church before Aug. 9 when the class will pack the contributions for shipment. Mrs. Claude Hlg- night, president, reported. Mrs. Mabel Burton presented the program in the form Of a quiz on American history. Mrs. Harry Camfield led devotions. Mrs. Audra Walker played piano accompaniment for a vocal solo by Mrs. Hignight. Aug. 9 was set as the date of the next meeting. Norwich, England, will have ;i new $8.5 million university, for 1,000 students. DRAPERIES MONTIOELLO COLOR CENTER Monticello Plaza Godfrey East Alton $AVI AND LOAN ASSOCIATION "The Friendly Association" Announcing per annum for six month ending Aug. 31st on all types of accounts Telegraph Want Ada "CUCK" Our Directors Pledge -To maintain and increase earnings on Savings in accordance with all due safety to our Savers •To maintain the Highest integrity in all forms of Public Communications. •To continue the sound operational policies and practices of the past S3 years. i k Signed: The Board oi Director* EAST ALTON SAVINGS and LOAN ASSOCIATION John J. Berlgon Robert H. Chappell Sec'ty & Trees, and Director Peggy Becker Alice M. Let Ass't Sec'ty and Treasurer -Area's Most Modern and Efficient Savings and Loan Association Teller Sten.-Teller F. M. Cme President of , the Board George F. Smith Jr. First Vice Pres. of the Board Elmer L. Wunderllch 2nd Vice Pres. of the Board W, Wllkenlm Director Theodore S. Tuhuululefr Director George C. , Klekin Director tmll 0, Custodian •—Convenient Front Door Parking as Well As Our Own Private Parking Area -STAGGERED TELLER'S WINDOWS FOR MORE PRIVACY -18" REINFORCED CONCRETE VAULT FOR RECORD PROTECTION -PRIVATE ROOM AND KITCHEN FOR BENEFIT OF OUR CUSTOMERS -COVERED DRIVE-UP TELLER'S WINDOW -NIGHT DEPOSITORY East Alton SAVINGS - AND LOAN ASSOCIATION "The Friendly Atxociation" tOO Wett Mfjta Uttefj

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