Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on May 31, 1963 · Page 12
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 12

Alton, Illinois
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Friday, May 31, 1963
Page 12
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PAGE TWELVE ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH FRIDAY, MAY 31,1963 Freedom Continuing Struggle, Simon Says BKTHALTO — Struckles for freedom are (.•orilinuiiiK slniKRlrs, and we, as well as those in uniform, should fight for our freedoms, Senntor Paul Simon told more Ihnn 1,000 at the Memorial Day services in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens. Simon said many have fousht for their rights and the rights of others, He Rave examples of Elijah I 5 . Lovejoy of Alton who foiipht for the freedom of slaves and was killed for his efforts. Another, lesser known person was Rohert Prayer, a German, who came to 'Jnl- linsvillc to work in the coal mines and because he couldn't speak English, was thought to he a German spy and was hanged. "We should fight to maintain the rights of ourselves and of others, no matter what race, color, or creed, and wo should fight to have honest, non-prejudice government," Simon said. The ceremonies was proceeded by a parade from the VTW Park in Cottage Hills, east on Rte. MO to the cemetery. President Leads Memorial Observance WASHINGTON (AP) — President Kennedy led the nation Thursday in honoring the dead of its wars. As ranks of servicemen stood at (present arms, bayonets gleaming in the sun, the President placed a red, white and blue wreath at the Tomb of he Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery. VIENNA — More vegetables are being sold in Austria. Vacation School Set At Bethalto BETHALTO — Vacation Bible school will begin Monday at Bethalto Methodist Church and will be under the direction of Mrs. Bill Cain. Assisting Mrs.Cain for the two- week school will be Mrs. Bill Slephenson and Mrs. Janet Broadway. Pool Opens BETHALTO — The Town and Country Swimming Pool opened Wednesday with 362 out for their first swim of the season. Thursday more than 370 persons celebrated the Memorial Day Holiday at the pool. Ron Lawson, manager, said the pool hours will be from 1 to 9 p.m. daily. Holland Speaks at Woodlawn Service WOOD RIVER — Thomas Holland, local attorney, spoke on "Patriotism" at Ihe annual Memorial Day services sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion Thursday in Woodlawn Cemetery attended by approximately 300. He pointed out that many people today have (he feeling that perhaps it is not in style or the thing lo do to be patriotic. "I am sure that 99 per cent of all Americans truly love theii c o u n I r y and in time of crisi would rise to the occason but somehow they seem to feel em barrassed to show their love of country. "Today Ihe very phrase 'flag waving' is scorned and those who practice it are held up to vidi Nationally Advertised Brands at BIEDERMANS Prices $30 Trade for Your Old Washer on G-E Automatic With Trade-in As Low As $9 Month Dips, flexes and cleans gently! Two spray rinses during spinning action reduce excessive suds . . . remove soil and detergent residue! Clothes are finished damp-dry . . . many ready to iron! 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Invocation was offered by Floyc Bunt, VFW chaplain; selections including the National Anthen were played by the Wood Rievr Muncy band under the direction of Chester Hughes. Prayer was of fered by the Rev. William Rice pastor of the Roxana First Pres byterian Church. A salute to the veterans who lost their lives in service was giv en by the Legion firing squad Sammy Mathis played "Taps' and his son, Bill, played the ecto portion. The formal program jn the cem etery was preceded by a parade originating at Ferguson and Sixll .Street which was viewed by an eslimated crowd of 3,000. Plait Summer School in District 15 WOOD RIVER — Plans arc now being made for the seventl annual summer school for pupils of grades five to nine in Wooc River-Hartford Grade S c h o o District 15. Ck.sses will be taught in read ing, arithmetic, and social stud ies. From June 3-28 a course in modern math will be taught,- bu will only be open to students with special math ability according to G. 0. DeAtley, district superin tendent. Summer school classes are of fered on a tuition basis: ?25 foi two courses 6t $15 for one sub ject. Classes will be for one hour each day, five days per week foi a six weeks session. In order to ascertain the inter est m this year's summer schoo program, DeAtley has asked tha those planning to take courses respond as soon as possible. Classes will be held from June 10 to July 19 from 9 a.m. to noon Paper Drive Saturday WOOD RIVER — Cub Pack 44 will sponsor a paper drive in the Brushy Grove-Central residential area Saturday starting at 9:30 a m. weather permiting. To arrange pickup of large quantities residents are asked to contae Charles McReynolds, chairman. 4 Youngsters Treated at Twp. Hospital WOOD RIVER — Your young sters were treated and released from the Wood River Township Hospital Wednesday and Thursdaj for injuries incurred in mishaps. Bradley Baker, 6, son of Mr and Mrs. James Baker, 672 Third St., Wood River, was treated foi a laceration of the lip incurrec when he fell while swinging on a clothes lines in a neighbor's yard Wednesday afternoon. Others treated and released were: Nancy Hahn, 2, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hahn 824 Esther, Wood River, for an injured right middle finger; Mich ael Baehler, 6, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Baehler, 304 McCas land Ave., East Alton, for injured fingers of the left hand; anc Patty Davenport, 1, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Davenport 112 East Date St., Hartford, for an injured forehead. Will Give Organ Recital Tonight Mrs. Robert J. Cochran, an Alton SIU music student, will give her senior organ recital at 8:15 tonight at the Alton First Baptist Church. Her husband is the pastor o the Upper Alton Baptist Church 'GREEN CARPET' LAWN! The easy way to even mowing...patented Free-Floating mower mounting won't scalp or scrape! 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Wood River VFW to Install Officers WOOD RIVER — Veterans of Mr. Johnson, 61, was driving | Foreign Wars Post and Auxil- ary will install officers at Memorial Hall Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Mrs. Edith Lyons will be installed auxiliary president to succeed Mrs. Villa Frailey, with Mrs. Jack Guccione, 12th District president, presiding as installing officer. Harry Kramer, a past mander, will conduct the Installs tion of officers headed by Lowell Busch, Commander. Oscar Oiler Is retiring commander. DISCOUNT! ladles' and 4,95 to 9.95 FLATS Famous Labels Others $!.W to M.M All Sizes end Colors In Lot WESTERN SHOE STORES 804-06 E. Broadway yzUOUlf WONDER-BOY. 60O 6 HP riding lawn mower AT THE WORKSHOP Godfrey I'll, 40(1-0490 GODFREY KOAP >A Mile North of tlio PENNEY'S ALWAYS FIRST QUALITY Across from Lewis & Clark Motor Lodge — East Alton Women's Printed Cotton DUSTERS 2 Women's Summer Weight SLEEPWEAR 1 Women's Cotton, 11 Only HOUSE DRESSES 2 Misses Dacron-Polyester-Cotton 2 PC. 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