Page 8 article text (OCR)
PAGE EIGHT AU'ON EVENING TELEGRAPH TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 1963 News of Area Men and Women In A rmcd Forces Brighton Picnic This Weekend FORTY ODD By Peg Bracken and Rod Lull NEWPORT, R. I. — Navy Ensign MICHAEL N. DUFFEY, son of Mr. and Mrs Ray F. Duffey ol 1875 Evergreen, was graduated May 17 from Officer Candidate School at Newport. R.I. Upon graduation he received his commission as a naval officer. GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA — CLAY D. BAILEY, construction electrician's mate 3rd class, son of Mrs. Irene Henderson of 908 College Ave., was advanced to the present rate May 16 while serving with Mobile Construction Battalion Seven at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. SHEPPARD AFB, Tex. — A3C ROBERT W. HARDING of Godfrey is being reassigned to Offutl AFB, Neb., following his graduation from the Air Force technical training course for aircraft me chanics here. Airman Harding is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert W. Harding of Rte. 1, Godfrey. USS KITTY HAWK — DAVID F. Droege, fireman apprentice, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Droege of 1006 Logan, and RONALD R. MARSHALL, airman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hillard R. Marshall of 2300 North Rodgers Ave., participated in operations aboard the attack aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk on June 6, when President Kennedy visited the ship to view a demonstration of naval power. SAN DIEGO, CALIF. - Mar-' ine Cpl. WESLEY L. SANDERS, son of Mr, and Mrs, Jesse Sanders of 2936 Werges Ave., was among the Marine Corps and Navy personnel who attended the address given June 6 by President John F. Kennedy during his visit to the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Calif. Marine Pvt, DONALD L. WERTS Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Werts of Brighton, and Marine Pvt JAMES R. THAXTON, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur G. Thaxton of East Vine St., Brighton, were in one of the recruit platoons inspected by Pres- dent Kennedy during his visit. FUCHU AIR STATION, Japan — HARVEY L. GILLIS of White nical sergeant in the United States Air Force. The sergeant is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Gillis, 522 State St., White Hall. He is married to the former Arlette M. Ortola of Tokyo, Japan. HONOLULU, HAWAII — Army Pvt. JOHN W. THOMAS, son ol Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Thomas, 404 E. Pearl St., Jerseyville, was assigned to the U.S. Army Tripler General Hospital, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 6. USS GRANT COUNTY-SHERMAN R. BERRY, seaman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Berry of 814 Henry St., Alton, 111., was advanced to the present rate May 16 while serving aboard the tank landing ship USS Grant County. SAN DIEGO, CALIF. — marine Pfc. MICHAEL L. HANCOCK, son of Mrs. Anna E. Hancock of 935 Washington Ave., was among the Marine Corps and Navy personnel who attended the address given June 6 by President Kennedy during his visit to the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Calif. Marine Pvt. ALAN C. LIEGIB. son of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold A. Liebig of 2880 Hillcrest Ave., Alton, 111., was in one of the recruit platoons inspected by President Kennedy on during his visit. FORT GORDON, GA. — Army Pvt. ROBERT L. MELETTI, son of Mr. and Mrs. Quentin J. Me- letti, 2418 Seminary St., completed a 15-week radio teletype operation course at The Southeastern Signal School, Fort Gordon, Ga., June 7. US FORCES, KOREA - Armyj PFC TERRY G. TROU'IT, son 1 of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis H. Troutt, Rte. 1, Godfrey, qualified as expert in firing (lie M-14 rifle in Korea in mid-May. No Mont Bonus RENO 1*1 — Gambling casinos in Reno have abandoned the practice of paying bonuses for special combinations of cards turned up by players at 21 tables. One casino operator explained thi bonuses were added years ago before 21 — or blackjack — was a common game. The aim was to encourage more business. Now, explains the executive, "players are familiar with the game and play a lot smarter and a lot better. The bonus is not the big inducement ifused to be." 4 Employes Are Retired By Shell Oil I''our veteran employes of the Shell Oil Company \V'oi River Refinery were ivmorerl recently un their rotiremenl •din service with Hie tompany. They wore C. C. Hall. -169 Tiplon Ave., Wood River; E. R. Han-is, 103 \V. First St., Roxana: H ]•'.. Fair, 957 Lorena Ave., Wood River; and S. V,'. Woods, 113 W. Fifth St.. Roxana. Hall joined the company in September. 1923, as a construction laborer. He became a craneman in the utilities department in November of that year and held various positions in that department until his retirement. He was named in 1938, assist- C. C. HALL shift foreman ant general foreman in 1943, and operating assistant in 1954. Harris joined the company in November, 1929, as an electrician in the refinery's engineering field department. He also worked as a field machinist and in operating departments until 1940, when he was named E. R. HARRIS sh ift foreman at the iso-octane unit. He was named operating assistant at the refinery's alleviation department in 194G, and h°M 'hat posi- :ion at the time of his retirement. Fair, a veteran of more than 35 years, joined tne company in 1928 as a laborer in the engineering field department. He became a pipe- fitter foreman in 1,943, a zone foreman in 1957, and was named craft supervisor on II. E. FAIR construction in 1958, a post which he held until his retirement. Woods joined. Shell as a la- :orer in the engineering field in 1926. He also worked in oper- ^.tions during his Shell career, and fillet! the positions of. assitant master mechanic and ch'tef inspector. In 1947 he was named chief S. W. WOODS draftsman, an- held that position at the time of his retirement. BRIGHTON — Annual picnic of Brighton Picnic Association, staged in the business district, is set fo:- Friday and Saturday and already sections of Mound City Shows, ride concessionaire, have arrived on the scene. Profits from the venture this year will he used to help repair Brighton streets, Cal Vonnahmen, •issociation president, said. Work of setting up the various stands for the picnic will proceed during the week and (he labor force needed for Thursday will be especially large, Vonnahmen said, because potatoes will be peeled for making in-goo soup to be sold during the event. Rebt'kah Dinner BRIGHTON - Rebekahs and members of the past noble grand club will have a covered-dish pie- nic dinner Thursday at the home of Mrs. Ruth Hermes. Members will meet at IOOF Hall prior to going to the country home for the dinner. New Pastor Installed At Shipman SHIPMAN — Installation services were conducted for the Rev. James Haller, pastor of the Lutheran Church, Sunday morning by the Rev. E. A. Nelson of "hicago, president of the Illinois district of Lutheran churches. At noon the Dorchester congregation joined the local con- ;regation for a dinner in the park. The Rev. Haller is also pastor of the Dorchester church. The Rev. Haller and wife, three - year - old daughter and year-old son moved into the Shipman parsonage following his graduation last month from Augsburg Seminary in Minnesota. Family Dinner SHIPMAN—Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Duncan entertained at dinner Friday evening in honor of their son and family, Mr. and Mrs. ilobert Duncan, who are visiting here from Evanston, Wyo. Entertains Class SHIPMAN—Mrs. Harold Wain- .vright entertained her Sunday School class from Piasa Methodist Church at a swim party and wiener roast at her home on Friday evening. Guests were Jeannie Stevens, Dorene Rice, Sandra Duncan, Bill Jenkins, Ronald Blotna, Forrest Healey and Donald Shanks. Slilpmun Notes SHIPMAN — Mr. and Mrs. James Faries and family of St. Joseph , Mo., are guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Thomas. Leslie Alward returned Saturday from Camp McCoy in Wisconsin where he spent two weeks. Dr. and Mrs. Colleman Ketring and Nancy of Farmington, Mo., "Hey, Scorpio! Follow your strong urge to lead associates into new and lucrative channels, for by planning wisely today, financial success will follow!" Jo/in J. Lennon Gets Ph. D. At Notre Dame JERSEYVILLE — Prof. John J, Lennon, a member of the So- ciolopy Department of Loyola University in Chicago, son-in-law of Mrs. William F. Hanley of Jerseyville, was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in sociology at the commencement Exercises held at the University of Notre Dame, South-Bend, Ind., June 9. Dr. Lennon received an AB degree from John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio, and a MA degree from the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. Before joining the faculty of Loyola University he was assistant professor in the Department of Modern Languages at the University "of Notre Dame in South Bend. In September Dr. Lennon will begin his new duties as chairman of the Division of. Social Sciences at Monticello College, Godfrey. Dr. and Mrs. Lennon and their daughter, Theresa Ann, will reside in Jerseyville. Mrs. Lennon was formerly Miss Genevieve Hanley, daughter of Mrs. William F. Hanley and the late Judge Hanley of Jerseyville and is a niece of Mrs. V. Joseph Wardein of Al- .on. i Mrs. Lennon and daughter came | to Jerseyville Friday to visit at) the Hanley home. Mrs. Lennon returned to Chicago Monday and Theresa Ann is spending the re- n.ainder of the summer with her ;randmother in Jerseyville. Home From Music Camp JERSEYVILLE — Miss Diane Burwig, recipient of the Jerseyville Woman's Club scholarship to the Egyptian Music Camp at Du- Quoin, returned to her home here Saturday after spending the week at the Camp. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin E. Burwig, motored to Du- Quoin to accompany her home and remain to attend the concert given that evening at the camp in which Miss Bui-wig participat ed. Recover Stolen Car JERSEYVILLE — A motor vehicle stolen in Kampsville Friday night was recovered here Monday morning by Capt. Edward Henson of the Jerseyville police force. The car had been abandoned at the rear of a pile of earth on a construction job on South Arch Street. Attending Conference a JERSEYVILLE — A group of young people from the First Presbyterian Church left Sunday for Carlinville to attend the conference of the United Presbyterian Youth held at Blackburn College. Rev. M. Edwards Breed, pastor of the Jerseyville church, is on the teaching staff. Young people from here at the conference include Edward Breed and Misses Mimi Grabbe, Kathleen Doak, Judy Chipman and Diane Burwig. Enters St. John's Hospital JERSEYVILLE - Ray Farmer of Jerseyville, who is seriously ill, was moved Sunday in the Jacoby ambulance to St. John's Hospital in St. Louis. He was accompanied by Mrs. Famrer and Joe Molloy. Holstein Show Set Wednesday %i At Tracy Farm JERSEYVILLE The ninth annual West Central Black and White Show will be held at Tra- lands, the home of William Tracy, president of the club, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. From 100 to 150 registered Holstein cattle are expected for the •show. George Taylor, well known dairy judge who has officiated at the Jersey County Fair, will be dge of the show. Also in attendance will be Dick Mathews of Rockford, national fieldman for the Holstein Assn. There will be a junior show open to any boy or girl under 21 years old in Jersey, Greene, Macoupin and Calhoun Counties, and other areas if individuals are members of the club. Senior show open to members of club only, and special Kid Klass for showmanship. Prices will be awarded. At 1 p.m. a calf will be sold as a means of raising funds for the club. This year's consignment is a young heifer from the John Wchrly Jr., herd at Kane. There will be refreshments on the grounds. The show is open to the public. VEC to Sponsor Dinner at Elsah ELSAH - The Elsah Voluntcei Emergency Corps will sponsor a chicken barhenue open to the public Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m Proceeds from the barbecue will be used to purchase equipment for the corps. He Was Tired LONDON—A British clerk who had been fired for sleeping at his desk has been awarded damages after testifying that his work wore him out. Eldred ELDRED — Mrs. Al Rabe and twin sons of Glasford and Miss Jeanie Skyrock of Bartonville vis- ted from Thursday until Sunday vith Mrs. Rabe's parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Ivers. Additional Sunday guests were Mr. and Mrs. Kilhy Ivers and family of Hillview; Mr. and Mrs. Ward Ivers and Miss Linda Weller of Kane; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ivers and son and Mr. and Mrs. James Ivers and family. Mr. and Mrs. James Brannan and children and Mrs. Kenneth Brannan spent Friday and Saturday at Peoria as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Logan. Mr. and Mrs. Otis Whitaker and Mrs. Jesse Davidson were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lyndell Smith of Carrollton. Also present- were Mr. and Mrs. William Whitaker and family of East St. Louis. Weekend guests of Rev. and Mrs. John Finnan were Mr. and Mrs. John Finnan Jr. and children, Becky and Ronnie of Collinsville. They all enjoyed a smorgasbord dinner in honor -of Father's Day at Day's in Carro'ilton, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Brhnnan entertained recently with a family reunion. Present were: MYs. Charlotte Deppe of Ft. Worth, Tex., Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Cadle of Clinton, Ind.; Mickey Brnn- nan of Pensncola, Fla.j Mr. and Mrs. Jack Fisher, Effingham; Mrs. Fred Tautman of Jerseyville; Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Plate and family of Alton; Mrs. Thomas Baker Jr., Otis Smith and Mt. and Mrs, Harry Smith of Carrollton. PANORAMIC WINDSHIELDS DOOR GLASS VENTILATORS BACK LIGHTS GLASS CO. 2400 BELLE ST. Dial HO 2-2731 Afroit, III. "I don't want my child to be an athlete. So why bother about his physical fitness?" Remarks like this strike at the very heart of our nation's physical fitness problem. The athlete gets all the physical conditioning he needs In school. But the physically underdeveN oped child—or the child who has no desire to participate in athletics—he's the one we should worry about. And there are dozens of him for every physically-gifted child. Unless we stimulate these youngsters—unless we put into effect in our schools the vigorous activity programs they need—thera will be more and more flabby and unfit Americans tomorrow! So, urge your local school board to carry out a vigorous physical fitness program—every day for every girl and every boy. If you would like more information, write to The President'* Council on Physical Fitness, Washington 25, D.C. Published as a public service In cooperation with the Advertising Council and the Newspaper Advertising Executives Association, were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. R. French. Milkman Saves Heroine LONDON — A heroic British milkman recently looked through a customer's window and saw her being strangled. He called the police who raced to the scene and broke ip just as the lady and a friend finished rehearsing for a play- Laos will give soldiers parasols. Know The Season? SEE OUR AD IN THURSDAY'S PAPER! Miller's Department Store MONTICELLO PLAZA, GODFREY INTRODUCING THE NEW, LOW- COST, ALL-STEEL STAR FARM BRANCH BUILDING _,,iS ?&L ) .JiJV^K -4.3 BUY NOW AND GET THIS r'" h <«l,rv , '""" '•!! • — "^""•"""•"•• Spec/a/ Introductory Price! NOW EVERY FARM CAN AFFORD STURDY. PERMANENT FIRESAFE SHELTER FOR LIVESTOCK. POULTRY OR MACHINERY AND SAFE. CLEAN STORAGE FOR CROPSI To acquaint you and your neighbors with the many features ot the newly-designed Farm I Ranch Building, Star is offering it at the low bargain price ol only 77( per si., tt, Imagine, for little more than what you would pay for a temporary, makeshift structure, you can hive a permanent, lightning-safe, all-steel building. Every Farm and Ranch Building is available in attractive colors that will increase the beauty and nlii if your property. And they're so simple in design, you can erect it yourself. Heavy guage pmls assuri weathertight protection that will defy hail and wind . . . will never warp, sag or rot. And with optional clear span beams and straight side-walls, there's plenty of unobstructed, post-free storage area. Every building is warranted for five Ipig years and can be financed up to too years. Don't delay as tlmi is limited. Get the facts today kofin this offer expires. B u i L//bXV N • • • OVER 20,000 IN U8f R&R SALES, INC. 735 Park Dr. HO 5*1806 Alton Another service from the 24 Shell dealers of Alton 7 things to tell your son when he first borrows the family car 1. Remember what you learned to get your driver's license, and you'll be a better driver. Eight out of ten car accidents stem from improper driving practices — such as speeding, failing to yield right-of- way and following other cars too closely. Truck drivers and other professionals have very few accidents—mile for mile, about one-quarter as many as other drivers. The professionals know the rules of good driving—and obey them. 2. If the car won't start, there are a number of simple things worth trying. Use the starter in short bursts. Press accelerator to the floor once, then release it quickly just before you try starter. With manual shift, keep clutch pedal all the way down. With automatic transmission, make sure gear selector is at exactly the right spot. Note from Shell: We recently published an advertisement with 7 simple starting tips. For a free copy, write to Shell Oil Co., RO. Box 236, N.Y. 46, N.Y. 3. Courtesy is contagious — and adds to everyone's driving pleasure. Nobody ever cured a traflic jam by losing his temper. If you can keep your sense of humor and wait your turn, everyone will probably get where he's going sooner—including you. Another suggestion: It takes only seconds to let someone enter the roadway ahead of you, but it can save the other driver minutes. Just remember to signal the car behind you that you're slowing down or about to stop. 4. Cars respond to good care. Have the oil, battery and water checked every time you stop for gasoline. When you're driving, listen for unusual mechanical sounds. If you hear one, have it checked right away. It could save a big repair bill later on. On rough roads, take it easy—tires are tough, but they are destructible. Note: For a free copy of Shell's 12-page booklet, "44 ways to make your car last longer," write to the Shell Oil Company, EO. Box 236, New York 46, N. Y. 5. Don't take other drivers for granted. They sometimes do unexpected things. In the U.S. in 1962, they ran into stationary objects more than 164,000 times, June is prom time —and many a young man will be borrowing the family car for the first time. Here, Shell dealers offer seven driving tips that can. be useful to him all his life. So don't be too optimistic. Cars do sometimes enter intersections carelessly— especially when there's no stop sign. A car coming from the other direction might swing into your lane on a hill or curve. Your best protection is to drive defensively. The only driver you can really be sure of is yourself. 6. If you're going to be late, call home. And if car trouble is the reason, call the nearest service station, too. Don't try to make repairs close to a busy road—could be dangerous. Instead, park well off the traffic lanes, put the hood up to show you're disabled—and wait in or near the car until help arrives. Note from Shell; Thousands of Shell dealers go to special training schools each year. There, they le'arn how to spot trouble in a hurry. They can be helpful to you in almost any emergency. 7. Have a good time. So far, almost everything you've heard about cars has to do with safety. Now you're about to find out what a pleasure they can, be. Here are the keys. Just take your responsibilities in stride. And have fun. Comforting fact for parents: privers with less than three months' experience account for very few serious accidents— a good sign most new drivers do take their responsibilities seriously. So you can relax. ALTON SHELL DEALERS DE-BUNK A MYTH ABOUT CAR CARE It's a myth that you should let some air out of your tires when traveling on a hot day. Today's tires are built to take the extra pressure that builds up during hot weather driving. So, don't deflate them on hot days—or you may find them very low the following morning. Do get your Shell dealer to check your tires before you start a long trip. Proper pressure will decrease chances of tire trouble during hot weather highway driving —also lead to longer tire life. That's the real lowdown. You can count on your local Shell dealer for straight facts and honest work. See him regularly.