Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 3, 1960 · Page 7
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 7

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, August 3, 1960
Page 7
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WSDNI680AY, AUGUST fc, I960 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAOfrSKVEN Observance Set for Sunday Rev. Capron Rounding Out 25 Years As Pastor of Whitelaw Avenue Church 'WOOD RIVER—The Rev. and Mrs. Arba A. Capron will round ewt 28 years of service to Whitelaw Avenue Baptist Church, Sunday, Aug. 7, with an open house at the parsonage from 2 to 5 p.m\ L. H. Moore will speak at the open hourfe. The Rev. Capron was ordained to the ministry Jan. 18, 1931, at Ml. Pleasant Baptist Church, Pulaski, uJ. * He served that church as pastor and also at Bethany Church in Cyress, ftl., and the Friendship .Baptist Church at Ullln, til. The Rev, and Mrs. Capron were married Oct. 1, 1922, and have two sons, Junior 'Atmttn and La Don. Austin and his wife, Shirley, live In Alton, La Don and his wife live in Columbia, Mo. Formed hi 1984 Calvary Baptist Church of Wood River was organized May 27, 1934, In a house which had been used for a general Baptist Mission. It had a charter membership of 18 people and was headed by the Rev. Glen Smith who resigned In June of 1935. Sunday school attendance was 53 and church membership was 48. The offering amounted to $1.85 and the church treasury amounted to $142. In October of 1935 the church bought a frame building on Marguerite avenue for $1,800 and worshipped there until March, 1949. • Construction of the present plaoe of worship was begun Nov. 12, 1948, and the base- REV. AND MRS. CAPRON ment was completed in Feb- the rear, center of the church. Since the Rev. Capron has been there, there has never been a collection plate passed at the ASK FOR DELICIOUS DONUTS BAKED MESH DAILY *Ce*e *JoNy ZZZ At Yiiir Independent Grocers ruary, 1949. In April of 1949 the name was changed to Whltelaw Avenue Baptist Church. The basement structure was used for worship at that time. The auditorium was completed and dedication was iri August, 1950. The men of the church donated about 7,500 man hours of work toward completion of the auditorium. In June. 1956. the church began construction of a two-story educational building. Total value of church properties is now more than $200,000. The church -edifice, now air- conditioned, is furnished . with a natural Michigan Elm pulpit, deacon seats and pewg. A piano and organ (urnishes the worship services with music. The education building is furnished for the various age -groups and a small- portable organ is !n each department. No Collection Platen A treasury chest is located in church. The church doesn't own any collection plates. During 1959 the old parsonage, which had been purchased in 1940, 'was sold and a lot was purchased 'on Wood River avenue. The church used a lot it already owned on ' Wood River and Chessen avenues to build a new parsonage. Construction was completed in September, 1959, of a ranch type air-conditioned brick parsonage. Present Sunday school enrollment is 530. Vacation Bible school, which has been held all but one year since 1939, had an enrollment of 260. Present church membership is 399. A police launch on England's River Wensum, at Norwich, has been laid up for a few weeks. A moorhen laid six eggs on the boat and it won't be used until they hatch. DID YOU KNOW! 1. Piosa FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS and LOAN invested more'than $1,400,000.00 Home Loan funds with *E. I. P.'s during the 12 month period ending June 30, 1960. 2. You are an *E. I. P. ot Piasa FIRST FEDERAL •Extremely Important Person Piasa First Federal STATE t WALL STS. PHONE HO 5-2555 Winners Listed At East Alton EAST ALTON — Weekend tournament winners at the East Alton Playgrounds were announced by Charles Summers, playground director. Archery flrst place winners were: Greg Hazen, 13 to 14 age group; and John Burks, 9 to 12 age group. In the 9 to 12 age group, Tommy Campbell won first place In the washers tournament. Tournament second place winners were: Jim Woodruff. 13 to 15 age gmip, sj-chery; Earl Hollaway. 9 to 12 age group, archery; and Mike Anslyn, 9 to 12 age group, washers. Third place winners were: Fred Hein- emeler, 13 to 15 age group archery; Danny Pavish, 9 to 12 age group, archery; and Earl Hollaway, 9 to 12 age group, washers. Tournaments scheduled for Friday will be football skills and clock golf. Age group meets will be the 9 to 12 group at 10 a.m. and the 13 to 14 group at 1:30 p.m. The football skills tournament will feature passing for accuracy and distance, punting for distance and speed in field running. East Alton Band Concert Friday EAST ALTON — A band con- ftert on Friday at 10:30 a.m. will open the East Alton Com munity Building's "Closing Play Day Party" for area children. The concert will be given by the Community Band under the direction of Robert Hubbard, East Alton Junior High Band director. The Community band will play the "Viceroy" and "Green Valley" overtures, popular selections and march selections by Harold Bennet. Other program events scheduled are: sack race, 11:15 a..; leg races, noon; tug of war, 12.30; p.m.; egg throwing- contest, 1 p.m.; apple dunking, 1:45 p.m.; achievement trophy presentation and refreshments, 2:15 p.m.; and a dance contest, 2:45 p.m. Freej play will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. j Political Meet j EAST ALTON — An open' house called "Kerner McGlaugh-j Uin Day" will be held from 5 to; 9 p.m. today in the Veterans of! Foreign Wars Post. j Otto Kerner, Democratic can-j didate for 'governor and James McLaughlin, candidate for Secretary of Stae are expected to be present Refreshments will be served, according to Fred Grenzebath, promoter of the event Cost* Go Up Wood River Council to Study Waterworks Plan tton Department will have « craft cwrtest at Central Park. Categories tor the winners trtll be most unusual, moat original In beauty, entry requiring the most work, the moat colorful and the most modernistic, >|A • ml fft*»tfliAA«*M«M BUUUUI HegUlFMMIB WOOD RIVER — The W«*d Rhfer Sen** fflgfl Hummed that aH to the MfimA dtttlW sfkMra oorne into tM ofBw'wse went ot next to regtotcf tot the cowing school year. The office Wifl «• OJW ffttn 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and We reft*- trttton should not be made any later than the middle ot Augtnt. WOOD RIVKR — A special meeting of City Council members will he held next week to further discus* the proposed Jl,206.000 waterworks improvement program and set a bond election date. It was originally planned to name the bond election' date at the regular Council meeting Monday night, hut couticllmen felt they wanted more time to go over the questions tn the light of new cost figures. A revised summary of preliminary estimates of costs completed by the Warren and Van- Prague Consulting Engineer* ing firm of Decatur July 26 shows an increase from estimated total costs of $1,235,000 on May 6, 1959, to $1,266,000 currently. Reason for Hike One reason for the $31.000 estimated cost increase over the past 14 months is a change in the specifications to a different type of filtering system in the iron removal plant. The balance of increase Is due to higher, material and labor costs. A breakdown of the various items and their estimated costs within the program shows: Water Treatment plant (iron removal, gravity filters), $426.000; distribution system improvements, $189,000; one million gal Ion elevated storage tank, $206,000; source of supply, $303,000 totaling $1,124,000. Estimated legal fees are listed at $11,300, but it is explained in the engineering report that the actual cost of this item will be determined by the contract agreement for legal services entered into between the city and its sleeted legal counsel. A total of $5,800 if listed for damlnlstrative costs, which in dudes engineering planning, preparation of detailed plans, specifications and estimates of cost. The actual costs of these items will be the actual costs incurred by the city for such Items as printing and publications, telephone and telegraph, etc. Also listed on the estimated cost sheet is $69,400 for genera! engineering supervision of con struction. Aid in legal and financing proceedings service will be performed by the engineers without extra compensation. Resident Onspeotion Detailed resident inspection is estimated to cost' $20,000 by the Warren and VanPrauge firm, but the actual cost of this item will be dependent upon the man ner of employment of the resident engineer inspector and the period of construction for which such services are required, the report indicates. The city will have the option of instructing its engineers to furnish such services or to furnish such services itself. Land acquisition is estimated at $5,000, but the actual cost will be determined by the site selected and the amount which the city agrees to pay the owner for nay such selected site. The allowance for interest during construction is estimated at $32,000, but the actual COST! will be dependent upon thej amount of the revenue bond is j sue, and any contractural agree-1 ment made by the city with thej purchaser of the bonds, accord-: ing to Warren and VanPrague.; Bill Fischer, a bonding con-j sultant from Alton, spent time with City Council member* Monday following the regular meeting pointing out current trends of the bond market. TourneyWinners At Wood River * WOOD RIVER - The Recreation Department held clock golf and tether ball tournaments at three playgrounds Tuesday morning. At Central Park Mike Stacker won the 8-9-year-old clock golf tourney, while Dave Varble crtp- ped the 10-11 title. Linda Ritter took the tether ball crown in the 8-9-year-old class and Larry Massey the 10-11. At East End, winners of the tether ball tourney were Rodney Chaplin, 8-9-year-olds; TomEut- chick, 10-11-year-olds; and Denny Dubbede, 12-13-year-olds. West End winners in the clock golf tourney were Connie Zuper, 8-9-yeao-olds; Harold Stewart, 10-11-year-olds; and Dicky Stewart, 12-13-year-olds. Sharon Moore took the 8-9-year-old tether ball championship and Harold Stewart the 10-11. Friday at 11 a.m. the Recrea- SUMMER SUITS PRICE! The following sizes it/ected from OUT regular stock. 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 44 46 ... 34434 32 1111 1 2 2 11551 1 1 11 CI Arif C JL.MWIXJ K*f. "•*> ........ NOW Rtsj. 14.fl........ NOW 11.50 Rej. 13.tS........NOW 10.»S SPORT SHIRTS 20% Off WALKING SHORTS 20% Off * Special Groups BOSTON I AN SHOES $16.95 MANSFIELD SHOES $12.75 430 E. Iroadway AIM* Free Parking at Rear of Star* WANT MORE FOR YOUR MONEY... KEEP YOUR EYE ON GRANTS "/A RANT DAYS TO 20% DISCOUNTS OFF GRANTS REGULAR LOW PRICES BUY EVERYTHING YOU NEED NOW 01 GRANTS BUTCET "CHAR6E.IT" PLAN Of course Which amount do you wish? ifyouwlih your aect. |* Regular payment* give you additional credit. 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Happy shoppers, cheerful shopkeepers! Thaf • what you'll flpd when worn-out downtown •few* §et the fresh, dan look and wonderfully smooth rid* of modern concrete. SUM muitf whan they uat concrete around the new ahopptaf centers, too. And who'i the happiest of all? The taxpayer, that's who. Today'a eonerete can really aava •souey. Jte «mooth, solid driving surface stays that way for 90 y*ar$ entf mort. Upkeep coat* stay low (aa much aa 60% lower than fat asphalt). With oonorata, you don't have the constant rapairinf •ad resurfacing that snarls traffic and prevents parking near a favorita store. / And for busy streets, ooocrata adds safaty. Its grainy sjjrfaot givea dependable skid And Ughtssolored concrete reflect* light, makas it poavhl* to have brightly Ughtad i with half tha fixtures a dark-colored surface requires, That cuts city electric bills 'way down, too. flo, if they want tin pav*. or repave the business district is your city with concrete, tall thorn you're all for it. 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