Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 3, 1960 · Page 9
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August 3, 1960

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 9

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3,1980 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE NINE Town and Country •' Fete Aug. 12-14 At Edwardsville EDWARDSVlLLE-Edwardt- vllle's second annual Town and Country Festival will open at 4 p.m. Aug. 12 and run for three days, concluding Sunday evening, with the crowning of Miss Edwardsville of 1000. The 19S9 festival, first of its kind In the community, attract* eti a crowd of more than 35,000 during the three-day fete. An especially large crowd attended the Saturday evening celebration which featured one of the largest parades ever seen in the community. The present general chairman of the festival, George Lexow, Jr., was the originator of the Idea for the celebration in 1959 and the project was undertaken by the retail merchants division of the Chamber of Commerce and the Community Council of Organizations. Plan Pageant The Miss Edwardsville Pageant, a bid 'n buy auction, tented trade show, carnival rides, parade, food concessions and games will again be features of the festival. New additions are a helicopter ride, a kiddie matinee on Saturday and a coupon matinee on Sunday. The festival will again be staged on the North Kansas Street parking lot in downtown Edwardsville, to the rear of the stores fronting North Main St. Kansas street, between Vandalia and Hillsboro, will also be used for the occasion. Program for the celebration is as follows: One phase of the 1960 Miss Edwardsville Pageant will be held on each of the three evenings of the festival, beginning at 9:30 p.m. The pageant will be presented on a large outdoor stage. The Candidates Fourteen young women will be competing for the title of Miss Edwardsville. Trophies will also be awarded to two runners- up in addition to the selection by the candidates themselves of a "Miss Congeniality". One of the young women will also be chosen to represent the City of Edwardsville in the Miss Illinois Press Photographer Pageant in Springfield next April. Judging will be on Ihe basis of poise, personality and beauty. Judges will all be from out-of- town, with three regular and three rotating judges. Candidates are: Rose Marie Boner. Elaine Bernice Alberter. Kay Lee Funke, Nancy Ann Baptist, Sharen Gallagher, Sharon Nichols, Anita Nell Bonser.i Tona Carter, Janice Kay Ma-j eon, Carole Ann Bess, Leone I«-| selhardt. Elizabeth Hellrung,! Sandra Popham and Marcia Kay j Kahle. 1 The bid-n-buy auction will bei sponsored this year by the fes-| tival board and will be held at 7:30 p.m. daily. The Parade A large music and float parade will be staged in downtown Edwardsville Aug. 13, beginning at 7 p.m. and featuring floats with the Miss Edwardsville candidates, the national champion Black Knights of Belleville, the Molah Shrine Mounted Lancers and Motorcycle Patrol, the Kinlock High School Drum and Bugle Corps. United States Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard. Ed- wardsvllle Municipal Band and school bands from the junior and senior high schools and St. Boniface School. The kiddie matinee on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. will allow children to use carnival rides at reduced rates. Sunday afternoon during the same time period they will be given free rides with coupon! found in a festival advertisement. Sight-seeing trips over Edwardsville in a real helicopter will be one of the new features of the festival and an increase in the number of rides is planned by the festival board. HmpUaJ News EDWARDSVILLE — Two area residents were Admitted Tuesday to St. Joseph's Hospital, Highland. Two patients were discharged. One birth was recorded. Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Morrison, 22 West "H" St., a daugh. tor, at 10:55 p.m. Tuesday, weight •even pound*, nine ounces. The mother is the farmer Betty 9cha- fer. Admitted were: Mrs. Emma Rotum, 327 "M" Street; Benjamin Kurmarm, 209 Linden. Discharged were: Mrs. Eugene Brubaker and daughter, St. Andrew's Place; Mrs. Lester Howerton and son, 423 Wolf. Fosterburg Auxiliary Committee Named FOSTERBURG — Mrs. Jerry Martin, president of the American Legion Auxiliary here, called a special business meeting Monday and committees for the year were appointed. Rehabilitation chairman i s Mrs. LaVema Wehrman; Americanism, Mrs. Eunice Miller: music, Mrs. Edna Cramer; child welfare, Mrs. Beulah Powell; poppies, Miss Elsie Rink and Mrs. Eunice Miller; community service, Mrs. Alvlna Meredith and Mrs. Myrna Stahl; social, Mrs. Josephine Bierbaum and Mrs. Freda Johnson. Membership committee consists of Mrs. Betty Lobbig and Miss Mildred Rink; ways and means. Mrs. Edna Cramer and Mrs. Mary Strohbeck; publicity, Mrs. Elma Frankford: veterans craft. Mrs. Elwell Dodd; audit- Ing, Mrs. Evelyn Beck and Mrs. Mary Strohbeck. Bitten by Dog Reported to the police Tuesday evening was another dog bite in- ident. When walking home, not far from her residence, Mrs. Henry Lind of 937 Danforth St., was bitten on the leg. and'later received emergency treatment tor the wound. Police notified the dog owner to confine the pet for an observation period as the dog ordinance requires. Mr. and Mrs. John Fosterbttrg, Wed 50 Yean FRENCH GIRL 'STARTS' PRESS FOSTERBURG - Mr. and Mrs. John Muessel marked their fiftieth wedding anniversary Sunday at the home of their daughter and son-in-law. Mr. and Mrs. Robert McCauiey Sr.. west of FosterhurR, with whom they have resided for several years. They received more than 130 guests during the afteiiwon under the shade trees on the lawn of the farm home. Out-of-town guests were their son and fam ily, Mr. and Mrs. Murrel Muessel, and Johnny and Mary, of Madison. Ind., -who spent Saturday and Sunday with them, anil Mr. and Mrs. Earl Kabel pf Davenport, Iowa, who were in the vicinity for several days. Also present were their son-in- law and daughter, the Rev. and Mrs. Robert Golike, and children, who are on furlough from missionary work in the Central African Republic. I A granddaughter, Mary Mues- 'sel, was in charge of the guest FOSTERBURG Foster Township Michelle Buchmann (second from left) and Yvonne Rotturier of Rochelle, France, at Telegraph. They are guests Two Girls From France Enjoying Visit in Alton Michele Buchman and Yvonnei time touring points of interest in Rotturier. two French youngjthe area, women, from La Rochelle, whoj Packman said that his guests are visiting Alton as guests of ! had seen the Muny Opera, the Hi. and Mrs. Morton Packman, I zoo. and several of the night of Mr. and Mrs, Mortan Packman (center and left).—Staff Photo. book. Another Miss Marcella granddaughter. McCauly, aVid toured the Telegraph Tuesday. The two women became acquainted with Packman, a west- end businessman, when he was stationed In France with the army in 1953. Packman said that their families had shown him "wonderful hospitality," and he invited the two girls to visit him to make possible some repayment of the hospitality. The two were visiting in Can- end, too. clubs in St. Louis. He said that they were quite impressed when they ate at a restaurant featuring "fried chicken, all you can eat." The two women will visit Owens-Illinois sometime this week, Packman said. ada when Packman obtained visas for them to enter the U.S. for a visit. They arrived in Alton MISTAKE AT OTHER END PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) They make mistakes at the other Ted Gorley received two income tax refund checks—for the same amount—five weeks apart. July 27, and have spent their He send one back. CABBIES' BUSINESS ZEAL DRAWS OFFICIAL SLAP Rowdy Fijian taxi the wife of their grandson, Mrs. Robert McCauly, served refreshments. Others who assisted wet-p Miss Emma McCauly, Miss Inez McCauly. Mrs. Earl drivers,Kabel, Mrs. Robert Golike and who vie excitedly for fares j among ;Mrs. Murrel Muessel. the passengers disem-j United States postage stamps barking from ships have been!first w- ere placed on sale on July sternly warned to stay in line,|l> Suva reports. The d(x:kside scramble for business among the cabdrivers who leave Uit'ir cars to solicit business has aroused the official scorn ol fh° Fiji Visitors' Bureau. The agency has requested the police to take action. The bureau wants to do away with the hot arguments between drivers over which tourist belongs to which driver and has asked the driv-j ers to remain in a well-ordered i queue. Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK" Foster Picnic Aug. 19 and 20 The annual homecomine will be held Aug. 19 and 20 on the school grounds. Donations will be received both Friday and Saturday at the fried chicken stand, which wi'l he open from 10 a.m. each morning for the rest of the day. Serving will begin at 4 p.m. both days, FmterhurR Note* FOSTERBURG — Mr. nnd Mrs. Tellus Nutty of Vienna, 111., spent a week with relatives here. The Welling family had a reunion Sunday at the Western Hub Grounds with all the children of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Welling and their immediate families present. The Rev. and Mrs. Robert Golike Jr.. and four children have returned from six weeks which they spent in Chicago; teaching at Mt. Elim Camp in the yampt Valley of northwest- >m Colorado, and m camp at Oak Hills Fellowship near §*- midji. Minn. The camp in Colorado was under the direction of he Rev. Golike's twin brother. rw> Rev. Defbert Cotifce, and W« wife. Mr. and Mrs. BflJ Copeland and sons, Randy and Barrie. returned Monday from a six-day trip to the Wisconsin Dells. Miss Norma Kunz is working this summer in North Mountain Bible Conference near Benton. Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Dean Copelanrl and son, Bradley, and Mrs. Lorrell Kennett and son, Gary, of Stanton, Ky., visited a brother. Charles Copeland, at Jetteraon Barracks Sunday. Lumumba Pledget Africa Friend of Weit TUNIS. Timlste (AP) — "Africa s not opposed to the West. Africa 8 not Comm«ni«t. Africa, «ffl remain African," Congo Premier Pntrtoe Lumumba said today. 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