Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 9, 1960 · Page 11
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 11

Alton, Illinois
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Tuesday, August 9, 1960
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Section 2 Pages 11*18 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Spoft Comic Established January 15, 1836 ALTON, ILL., TUESDAY, AUGUST 9,1960. So f^sr Copy Roxana Host to Boys At Marquette ROXANA - Twelve boys from Lincoln Lodge Boys Town Of Illinois at Grafton were entertained Saturday evening by members of the Roxana Woman's Club. The boys swam at Roxana Community Park pool and later attended a picnic cupper with Women's Club mem- hers and their families. In the evening an auction selling handicraft articles made by the boys was conducted with Cecil Zumwalt acting as auctioneer and Mrs. Elsie Johnson as clerk. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil McKinney and Mr and Mrs Ennfa Watkins accompanied the group from Grafton. McKinney Is superintendent of the Lincoln Lodge, a project of the Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs. Reporter Return* ROXANA Mr. and Mrs. Wilson H. Gross and daughter Miss Dorothy of Doerr avenue returned Monday afternoon after a 10-day vacation and sightseeing trip to the West. They visited Kstes Park. Yellowstone National Park, the Black Hills and the Badlands. Mrs. Gross is Firemen Inspect 470 Homes at Wood River WOOD RIVER - Fire Chief Plnkerton reported today that fll»emen so far have called at 470 homes during their free home fire inspection program st'arted July 18. Response by the public so far has been very satisfactory, Pin- WP hope It continues. He pointfr) out that home owners can recognize firemen railing at their homes by the uniforms and hadgo they 7 Contracts Awarded By District 13 Board EAST ALTON Seven contracts were awarded by th«i of education of East Alton The fire truck used by the men| Schoo| Djstr , ct 13 at a meeting < making inspection* is always M nJRht |n ^ Eas{ parked in the area while they are working serving as another means of positive identification. The from inspections ai 1 to 'I p.m., through Friday. Junior High School. The contract for transporta- . |lion of regular students was ',, awarded to the Wood River-AI- Momlay i((>n Rllc , inps Inr nf A1<on £ or Meadow brook Boys Admit Mail Thefts Mrs. Otto Smith Named to HeadDeMolayMothersClub B(]g Um , g i nc of ^ :$10 per school day. .Juel Patterson of East.Alton Uvill transport handicapped students at 50 cents per pupil on youths have also admitted steal- MEADOWBROOK - Apprehended for the burglary of a Meadowbrook home two area WOOD R1VKK Mrs. Otto jeach school day. EMH students (will be transported each school I day by Mrs. Lena Bockholder of Wood River at a dollar per stu- Firsi St., Roxana, wa* charged dent transported to Wood River to Alton. The contract for According to a police report i schoo( m i me0 graph u minor accident Monday. Smith was elected president of the DeMolay Mothers Club Monday evening in the Masonic Temple. Oilier officers ulected an.-: .Mrs. Macy Berry, vice president; Mrs. Clifton Rick, score-i north on 141h street. While she lary; Mrs. William Hill Jr.,[was turning two vehicles trav- IreRKiirer and Mrs, Antone Car-ieling east on Ferguson abreast ru.M. 01., ruJAtiim, was unai K" u lut'iu ueui»|juiicu iu »»wu *»>»*.», with careless driving following!™ 1 »•» <* r 8tudent transport- hen- Monday. ing mail from rural mailboxes and named several other youngsters as their accomplices, Deputy Sheriff Ed Wonnacott said site was turning west on to Fer- 1 during the year was awarded to after heading General Duplicators Ol St. Lou- Searrhins? for jewelry valued repairing!at $435 police uncovered numer- machineslous items of U.S. Mail scattered) avenue bon, chaplain. ilownrd th<; intersection caused | The installation of of fleers! her to hit. her brakes and she will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sept. |skidded into a one-half ton \'2 in the Temple and the pub-1pick-up truck parked jusl. west lie is invited, it was announced.!of the Intersection on the north The women have asked thatjside of Ferguson over y woodpile near Meadowbrook where the two youths said is at $40. Community Coal andjthey had hidden the stolen Ice Co. of East Alton was awarded the coal contract for the Washington School at a bid of $585. articles. Wonnacott was dispatched to; a residence early Friday evening; Thomeczek Oil Co. of Alton: when the family reported that received the fuel oil contract for'thieves hail entered their home; FIRST ARCH IN PLACE and me Haaianas. .Mrs. oross «*-j aMyoue intercslcd i n joining the! Minor damage was caused to'wood schools went to City Fuel the Roxana reporter for t he ; organizatlon a , t end the installs-(the truck owned by Charles!ami Supply of Alton for a "firm" Telegraph. Cross is on vacation from the Shr-11 Oil Co. tion. Return from Haul ROXANA - Mrs. A. Minor Accident (Mathis, 130 E. Ferguson Ave. The girl was scheduled to ap and approximately $435 in jewelry was missing. Eggs, vegetables and household articles were also scattered around the interior of the home. Entry was gained through a rear door.' bid of 9.962 cents per gallon de-l Two youths who were seen livered. jnear the home earlier in the day the Blair School at a "firm" bid of 12A cents per gallon. The fuel oil contract for the Junior JHigh, Niagara, Lincoln and East- G. Buchanan of W. Fifth street and her daughter, Mrs. Ray Kidd, of Alton went to Lime Springs. la., a week ago where they spent the night and then left the next day. accompanied by Mrs. Buchanan's mother. Mrs. Elmer Kitchen, for a trip to the east. They visited Milwaukee and crossed Lake Michigan by Clip-' per. went to Ontario, Canada, Niagara Falls, spent three days sightseeing in New York City at points of interest and visited Washington, D.C. En route home they stopped In Orangeville, Pa., to visit Mrs. Kitchen's birthplace and relatives and while there celebrated Mrs. Kitchen's 77th birthday. They returned home Sunday. Mrs. Buchanan has been on vacation from the Wood River Printing Co. and Mrs. Kid from the Alton Box Board Co. Mrs. Kldd's husband returned home "Saturday from two camp at WOOD RIVER—Cheryl Cob-i pear before Police Magistraej The 1960-61 school budget of j were questioned^ about the^ bur- bel, 16, daughter of Mr. and|Thornton J Lancaster at 5 p.m. $780,470, which was read on July ' " ' J """ ' ""*" Mrs. Raymond Cobbel, 115 E. today. Mrs. Mildred Aiken Heads South Roxana Auxiliary 11, was approved by the board. __ The budget is $9,647.78 less than {the $790,117.78 budget approved for the 1959-60 school year. The board scheduled a tax! SOUTH ROXANA - -Mrs. Mildred Aiken was elected president of the Dads' Club Auxiliary Monday evening at the clu)> given. Returns to California SOUTH ROXANA — Miss Patricia Hill has returned to her home in San Francisco, Calif., house in the park. Other offi- a ft e r spending the past month; cers are Mrs. Frances Johnson, |with her grandparents. Mr. and vice president; Mrs. Julia Me- j Mrs. Roy Hill of Poag avenue levy planning meeting for Aug. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Lynn Unterbrink, building committee member, was authorized to get bids on a dirt jfill for the front of the Niagara School. The board also authorized $15,000 to be transferred {from the building fund to the ed- lucation fund. glary and admitted breaking into the house. When police took the boys to the woodpile where the jewelry was apparently hidden, the mail was discovered scattered about the area. The articles of mail were torn and then thrown on the woodpile. The two boys denied they had stolen the mail. Questioning of the two boys by a U. S. Postal Inspector revealed that they had participated in the mail theft and they Wooden strut anchored in place at Twelfth- Street Presbyterian Church site shows where the new auditorium will be. It is at the extreme west end of the lot at 12th and Langdon streets on a north-south line.—Staff Photo. Wood River | TnfHc Body Meets Tonight At East Alton Rotarians Hear Klump Klump, owner of Klump Boat and Motor Co., 1319 Milton Rd., told Rotarians Monday noon the merits of various types of inland watercraft. Klump, who has been in the boat, motor and gun business for approximately 15 years, is an Mrs. Wyvona James was hired; items of is a kindergarten teacher, and street from named three other boys as ac-l authority on such outdoor acttvi. 'ty, according to Carl Kayser, who was in charge of the program and introduced Klump. complices. Postal Inspectors al!so discovered numerous other S. Mail across a woodpile under Following Klump's talk, mem W.S.C.S. to Meet SOUTH ROXANA—The Worn- totaling $47,541.75 were approved. Minor Blaze EAST ALTON — A merry-go- ] sometime and none of the addresses were cott said. legible, Wonna- . . Nabney, treasurer; Mrs. Lor-iand with Mr. and Mrs. Tom! Mrs - ***** Lawrence was hired a rock . xhe mail had apparent- jbers were given a chance to ask raine Leggett. recording secre- i Johnson and family of Main as a first grade teacher. Bills j y been under the stone for questions concerning both boat- tary; Mrs. Rosalie Hill, cor-i street and relatives in Edwards- responding secretary and Mrs. i ville and the surrounding area. Josephine Hanf elder, flower! chairman. i The next meeting will be! en's Society of Christian Serv- Sept. 12 in the form of an in- 1 ice of the Methodist Church stallation banquet. The com- j will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday weeks of summer Camp McCoy, Wis. Roxana Notes ROXANA—Mr. and Mrs. Or-j on ville Cannedy and sons of Springfield, HI., spent the weekend visiting Mrs. Cannedy's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Sheppard, and daughter. Miss Helen, of W. Sixth street, and other relatives Jn the area. Bob Buchanan of Fort Campbell Ky., spent Sunday with his mother. Mrs. A. G. Buchanan, of W. Fifth street. mittee to select the place for the banquet is Mrs. Rosalie Hill and Mrs. Doris Dhru. Mrs. as a new member and reports recent homecoming were at the home of Mrs. Charles Booker of 134 Ohio Ave. The round caught fire Tuesday at 11:381 ,, , . , TT n m a t »h» wiishirA villas int in! Meadowbrook to Have p.m. at the Wilshire Village lot in East Alton. The fire burned sections of canvass and flooring. East Alton firemen, who extin-l Traffic Crack-Down MEADOWBROOK — A drive service and program will bejguished the blaze reported thatj to crackdown on traffic violators Lorraine Leggett was accepted conducted by Mrs. Nellie Tri-j cause of the fire is unknown. bout. Mrs. Booker and Mrs.j Cottage Hills Class To Meet Thursday COTTAGE HILLS — Members ol the women's class of the Baptist Church will meet Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Emma Stearns, 603 Washington St., Alton, it was announced Monday. Assisting Mrs. Stearns as hostess at the group meeting will be Mrs. Arthur J. Corcoran. Airmen Here COTTAGE HILLS — Airman 3.C Jlnunle Watidns has arrived for a 25-day visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Watkins. Watkins has been Stationed at Larson Air Force Base, near Moses Lake, Wash. He was recently assigned to overseas duty In Biteburg, Germany. Sam Chapman will be hostesses. I c . n j on - Sends Postcard 20 Attendance Hits 11,000 at Years A 8° ? Gets rt Wood River Pool Last Week Now WOOD RIVER — Howard Getting, Wood River pool manager, The Tie That Binds OKLAHOMA CITY Young people, with their urge to band together and conform, like rook 'n roll music because it gives them "something In common to cling to," Bays the Rev. C. L. Bass, a Baptist corn* poser and minister, "I think church musio could become the common band that binds young people together as much as rock 'n roll. The main reason it hasn't U a shortage of enthusiastic choir directors." Considering Home Repairs or Improvements? • NtwitflT We Will Ftaanei U iMteibMttCrtdirDfpt, Did CL 4.JI17 ILLINOIS ITATIIW OFUIT ALTON reported a total of 11,000 swimmers visited the pool during last week's hot spell. The number of swimmers Saturday and Sunday was 3,400. This brings the year's attendance total to 72,000. Last year was the pool's best year with 106,000 swimmers. Getting thinks this seasons attendance will pass the econd best year of 90,600. He al- o added that no definite date as been set for closing of the ool. Attend Meeting WOOD RIVER — Members of Itorld War I veterans attended district meeting Sunday at TW Hall in Granite City. Attending were: Mr. and Mrs. .obert McManus, Mr. and Mrs. L. Cottrell, Mrs. Chauncey IcReynolds, Mrs. O'Kelley ummers, and Mrs. Donald mith. Fred Reed of Alton was Iso in attendance. Blanche Jaggers, president of istrict Four, presided over the leeting. Mrs. Smith is treasurer nd Mrs. Summers senior vice- resident of District Four. Motorist Fined WOOD RIVER — Donald D. rable, 20, 405 Douglas Ave., CLINTON, 111. (AP)-On March 7, 1941, Harriet Severns of Clinton sent a picture postcard from (Mount Eagle, Tenn., to Jeannie was fined $5 and costs Monday j Wilson, a friend in Clinton. by police Magistrate Thornton j Tlie postcard was delivered Lancaster after pleading guilty | to careless driving. But Miss Wilson died 11 years ago. Grable was arrested at 8:55! who received the card? Mrs. p.m. Sunday in the 500 block of i Severns, who inherited Miss Wil- Edwardsville road. I son's house. Plan Boat Trip WOOD RIVER — The Junior Girls Auxiliary of VFW post 2859 are planning a boat excursion on the Admiral Wednesday it was reported by Jo Ann Phillips, as first vice-president. i S All members are to meet atjEEE the VFW Hall at 8:30 a.m. andjSE bring a sack lunch. Mrs. Ken- i = neth Calame is sponsor. get underway here this week, Deputy Sheriff Ed Wonnacott said Monday. With a new school term starting in several weeks, the presence of school children on the streets will make it important that motorists use caution and reduce speed along roadways where children are walking, Wonnacott said. Speed limit on Rt. 140 through Meadowbrook is 40 miles an hour and on local streets, 30 miles an hour, Wonnacott explained. The deputy said no warnings will be given. Summons will be issued for all viola-, tions, he said. ing and firearms. Visiting Rotarians were: Willis Cooper, Don Simpson, Joe Higgins and John Mull, Bethalto; Ed Cunningham, Joe Wardein, Gene Kratschmer, Ray Luken, Don -Schwuchow; Robert Healy, Lee Buckley, Gordon Dodds, Albert Cassens, Edwardsville and Dave Canaday, Litch field. Guests attending were: Bill Powell, Bob Allen, and Gordon Hildebrand. DUTCH BUILD GIANT MODEL OF NEW SHIP A 40-foot-long model of the new Dutch ship, the S.S. Rotterdam, rolled into Glasgow recently as the highlight of Dutch Week which was celebrated in the Scottish city. Biggest of its kind in the world, the model is 10 feet high and has 900 portholes in the hull, 800 windows in the superstructure, and 250 feet of wire in the rigging. EAST ALTON — Members of the Citizens Traffic and Safety Council will meet tonight in the Community Building at 7:30. ,A safety film donated by the Alton Box Board will be shown. To be discussed at the meeting is the school crossing on Alternate 67 at Victory Gardens. The Council urges all residents in that area to attend the meeting and express their feelings. To publicize the meeting Girl Scout Troop 35 under leader, Mrs. Kenneth Sowers made posters and placed them in East Alton stores. Minor Collision EAST ALTON — A two-car collision occurred Tuesday^ when a car driven by Esther R. Owens, 700 Milton Rd., Alton, came to a stop on Main St. at W. St. Louis Ave. and was struck from behind by a car driven by Robert W. Amidei, 20 Jackson Place, Aurora, 111. No injuries were re ported by the police. Altonlan Fined EAST ALTON — John L Koontz, 22, 1925 Pleasant St. Alton, paid $55 fine and costs Tuesday afternoon in the court of Justice of the Peace John Hanks on a charge of .stealing groceries and redemption stamps from a local store. The complaint was made by Howard Fletcher, store manager. Russia Plans New j Shops, Fashion Centers MOSCOW (AP)-The Soviet Government is going to spend 17 billion rubles—nearly two billion dollars at the tourist rate of exchange—in the next five years on new shops, shopping and fashion centers and warehouses. The Central Committee of the Soviet Communist Party ordered the building program and complained of both shoddy goods and services furnished buyers. It recommended self-service stores, alteration departments in ready-to- wear shops, more snack bars, better advertising and decoration. Dutch Boy Scouts have given Queen Juliana $2,800, at The Hague, to help displaced sons. per- Grafton Man Appointed to Legion Post GRAFTON - 0. W. CrttcMeM of Grafton has been appointed by Lloyd Slagel of Jftduunvfflt, *n- ior vice commander of the Afiwf- lean Legion of the 20th District, to serve as sergeant-at-Mlttl of the district for the ensuing year. Grafton Notes GRAFTON — Fritz Frtfman and son, Lyle and grandson, Bill Freiman and Bruce Slmmennan of Tunica, MJss., virited fttWl Friday to Monday at the home Of Miss Freda Freiman. Mrs. Bess Besaw, president of the American Legion Auxiliary, has announced that tray favors will be made Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Legion Home. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Antrobus and children, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Clarkson and family of Thornton, HI., returned to their homes Saturday following a visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Otis Clarkson. Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Campbell and daughters, patty and Donna, left Saturday for a two-week vacation trip to Yellowstone Park, Wyo. Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Freiman, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bachman and son, of Alton, spent the weekend in the Ozarks and attended the U.S.A. Jubilee at Springfield, Mo., Saturday night. Miss Sandra Critchfield of Edwardsville spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Critchfield. Mrs. Eunice Pohlman resumed her duties at the Post Office Monday following a vacation. Mrs. Imogene De Sherlia substituted for Mrs. Pohlman during her absence. Mrs. Edith Nairn and daughters entertained at a picnic on the lawn Sunday. Guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Dan Bradshaw of West Alton, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Elevens, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Elevens and son, Mrs. Sue Stanley, Mrs. Morris Patton and three children and Mrs. Elsie McDonald of Alton, and Glen Carroll and Homer Cornelius of Jerseyville. John Mower Stolen Weber, Central Ave., reported to police Monday that someone had stolen a lawn mower from the garage at his home. Honolulu has 18 Buddhist temples. 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