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TUESDAY, JUNE 25, ALTON EVEiNING TELEGRAPH PAGE ELEXhiN .River and Outdoors Harold Brand An Idea how available land could produce fore wildlife is told by Royal B. McClelland, executive secretary to the Illinois Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs, and fellow member of the Great Lakes Assn. of Outdoor Writers: Living Snow Fences Several years ago the Illinois Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs suggested the use of multiflora rose hedges as snow fences along State highways. The Highway Department has been experimenting with rose snow fences in several sections and these short stretches have now reached a size where their ability to stop snow can be determined. Actually the Federation wasn't so interested in the snow fence function as it was in finding another source of cover for wildlife in what frequently is a treeless, shrubless expanse of bare landscape. It was thought that permanent multiflora hedges might prove more economical and effective than the regular wood and wire fences that must be put up eacli fall and removed each spring. A recent spring inspection of several short sections of multi- flora snow fence just north of Mattoon on Route 45 proves this hedge makes a perfect nesting area for several forms of songbirds. A total of 47 blackbirds were counted in a hundred foot section, busily building nests in the dense, thorny, safe nesting sites which were about the only location for nests in this plowed up landscape. Lack of Trees With disastrous elimination of elm trees, both in the country and in town, and the almost complete loss of osage orange hedges along with most other suitable shrub or tree, it is evident that blackbirds are very glad to see the mul- tiflora hedge. We need many more miles of such plantings, not only for blackbird havens but for many other species of bug eating songbirds and wildlife. Minnesota has planted many miles of pine tree snow fence which has proven very satisfactory in that State. Pine is probably not so suitable for Illinois conditions as it grows too high. The multiflora rose hedge should be about right on many highways where there is sufficient right-of- way to allow proper distance from the pavement. It may prove to be practical planted on private farm lands in place of the temporary picket fencing now so widely used. The extensive plantings along interstate highways will also attract many forms of wildlife, adding to the enjoyment of travelers along these new roads. If we could just fence the hundreds of miles on interstate routes with multiflora rose we would really have something in Illinois to be proud of. Geiger Likes Platoon System BOSTON (AP)-Gary Geiger— who looks like a gust of wind could blow him over—has added another chapter in baseball's saga of "The Thin Man." The Red Sox outfielder now admits he thrives on parttime platoon playing. Geiger clobbered a two-out, two- strike pitch by relief hurler Jerry Walker for a two-run homer in the ninth inning Monday night to produce a 7-5 decision over Cleveland. Geiger earlier had hit a wrong- field, run-producing triple and smashed two deep, towering flies to center field which almost traveled out of range. The 6-foot, 165-nounder missed 10 days with a gimpy knee until this past weekend's Yankee series. Since then he's hit .350 with two homers and two triples. Geiger's overall average this year is .340. Ninety-nine per cent of major league hitters say they do best when they face pitching regularly with maybe only a rare day's rest. Not so in Geiger's case. "I'm feeling stronger," Gary said. "I'm getting good pitches to hit now. 'But not playing against the eft handers is helping. I'm get- ing that rest and it has meant a ot to me." The Sand Ridge, 111. slugger vith the frail figure and the whip ash wrist snap has had a col- apsed lung (1960) and bleeding ulcers. But he continues to cause he opposition trouble. Braves Blank Emerson Favored, Osuna Darkhorse at Wimbledon BOWLING BOWL INN Western Mixed League Ladies — Pyle 176-189 (520), Pierce 199 (502), Dillinger 174 (501), Gansmann 191. Men — Carstens 224, Thomas 231, Edwards 203. HOWL HAVEN Three Man Scratch Taylor 259-220-214 (874), Ballard 259-224 (864), Smilh 239-236 (857), Compis 210, 214, 256 (856), Steiger 233-221,201 (831), Stade 214-236 (811), DeWitt 226, 223 (802), Kratch 223, Coleman 211, 204, Saylor 227. Junior 2 Boys — Buller 210 (539), Honke 206 (535), Cox 200 (542), Dilley 175, Girls 123. Junior 1 Boys — Lowery 251 (605), Com- pis 207-202 (590), Greene 191 (545), Caskey 185. Girls — Luly 179, Steiger 165. Monday MIXED Women -r- Posgate 180, Murray 171, McGinnis 157. Men—Sparks 247 (568), Shirley 197, Brant 185189-196 (570), McCully 200 (565). HOWL ARENA Western Mixed Women — Brown 170-177-182 (529), Cov 158-180-175 (513), Clayton 171, Travis 170, Emerick 165. Men — Emerick 211-168-259 (638), Arkabauer 188-215-207 (610), Cox 244, Smith 210, Belt 206. ACMK 32 LANES Monday 3 Men Draper 213-225, Dwiggins 218, Parish 212, Staggs 212-212, Joe Kelly 200, Jack Kelly 201-206, Olive 201. Minor League Head Dies Of Cancer COLUMBUS, Ohio W— George M. Trautman, who never made H as a professional player but went on to become one of baseball's top administrators is dead of cancer, Trautman, 73, svho had header the minor leagues since 1947, had suffered for some time with a heart condition but doctors saie cancer was the cause of his death at his home here Monday. He began his administrative career in baseball in 1933 when he became president of the Columbus (Ohio) Redbirds of the American Association. Later, he became president of the American Association and foi six years was vice president o the Minor League Association and chairman of its executive committee. In 1946, he became vice presi dent and general manager of the Detroit Baseball Club, but was re leased from his contract to head the minors. As president of the National As sociation of Professional Basebal Leagues (the minors), he succeed ed the late Judge W. G. Bram ham. Under Trautman's guidance, the minor leagues reached a peak o 59 leagues with teams in 448 cities in 1949. Today, 129 teams are com peting in 18 leagues. Bobby Walston, end and place kicker who retired recently from the National Football League played 143 consecutive games in 12 years with the Philadelphia Eagles. WIMBLEDON, England (AP)- Auslralia's Roy Emerson, the world's top-ranked amateur tennis player, has two legs on tennis' >and Slam but he's a long way rom a shoo-in for the Wimbledon itle. "He's a good player and he has as good a cliance as anybody of vinning," said Bill Lenior of Tucson, Ariz, after falling before he Australian in Wimbledon's opening round Monday. "But he's no cinch for the title," Lenior said. "I have the eeling he could have a bad day which would put him out." The sentiment was echoed by former Wimbledon champion Jaroslav Drobny, now a London newspaper columnist and one o) he world's leading authorities on :he game. "I take unseeded Rafael Osuna of Mexico to claim Rod Laver's vacated crown and become the new Wimbledon champion," Drobny wrote. Osuna, a Mexican Davis Cupper who is a student at Southern California, grinned when he saw the article and said: I hope I can live up to his opinion." Asked if he thought he could jeat Emerson, Osuna replied: "Let's put it this way. If I get past Santana, I'll win the tournament." Osuna referred to second-seeded Manuel Santana of Spain, who he probably will meet in the third round. Santana did not play in the rain-shortened Monday pro- jram. Osuna had some trouble elimi- lating Mikhail Mozer of Russia 6-4, 9-7, 6-3. Emerson, who al- •eady has nailed down the French ind Australian titles, whipped >nst Lenior 6-0, 6-4, 6-3. Rain cut Monday's program bout i nhalf and eight American entries, including Chuck McKinley, didn't get on the courts. Cliff Buchholz of St. Louis, had a 2-1 lead over Italian Davis Cup star Nicola Pietrangeli before the natch was postponed. They are scheduled to finish today. McKinley, the United States' top-ranked player, goes against Cliff Drysdale of South Africa today. Other pairings have Gene Scott New York, playing Owen David son, Australia; Arthur Ashe, Richmond, Va., vs. Carlos Fernandez Brazil, and Frank Froehling Coral Gables, Fla., playing Don aid Dell, Bethesda, Md. The principal part of today's program was first-round activity tor women, with Australia's Mar garet Smith favored. Five American men, including Dennis Ralston of Bakersfield Calif., survived first round play Ralston, who won the NCAA title last week but is unseeded a Wimbledon, beat Lac-i Legensteii of Austria (i-4, 6-4, 6-3. Other American winners: Herbie Flam, Palm Springs Calif., defeated Geoff Knox, Aus tralia, 7-5, 4-6, 6-2. 4-6, 6-3; Jack Frost, Monterey, Calif., defeated Thomas Koch, Brazil, 3-6, 7-5 9-7, 13-11; Ed Robinoff, Miam Beach, Fla,, defeated Daniel Con tet, France, 8-6, 6-1- 6-3; Williair Hoogs, Berkeley, Calif., defeatec Jose Arllla, Spain, 8-0, 12-10, 6-2 The big upset was the defeat o Allen Fox of Los Angeles b> Rhodesia's Adrian Bey 6-4, 12-10 6-2. Other American first rounc losers included Jim McManus o Berkeley, Calif., Gardner Mulloy of Coral Gables, Fla., Ronnii Fisher of Houston and Bill Bond of La Jolla, Calit Colts, 3-0 MILWAUKEE (AP) — After truggling in the early part of the eason, the Milwaukee Braves eem to have come together and re doing things in the grand manner. Twice during the weekend they whipped the San Francisco Giants, once more the National League leader, with big innings, and Monday night they used the home run to defeat the Houston Colts 3-0. And it has not all been on the lilting side. Youthful left-hander Denny Lemaster stopped the tolls on four hits, and in going he distance became the third Milwaukee hurler to turn in a complete game in the last four starts. The victory was the ninth in 13 *ames in the current home stand [or the Braves, once more at the ,500 mark after 70 games They're in sixth place, six games out of first. Lemaster and Colt starter 'Skinny" Brown worked on an even basis for three innings. The 3raves took the lead in the fourta on Lee Maye's fourth homerun the first Milwaukee hit. They added another in the fifth as Mack Jones doubled and scored on a single by Gene Oliver, and wrapped up the offensive show with Mathews' 10th homer n the sixth. Lemaster reduced his earned •un average to an impressive 1.78 n 101 innings and boosted his strike out total to 95. His record s now 4-4. Tony Cloninger (2-4) was picked to face the Colts tonight. It will be either Dick Drott (2-5) or Ken Johnson (3-9) for Houston. Giardello Wins Decision from Sugar Ray PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former middleweight and welter- veight champion Sugar Ray Robnson is 43 but he's still good enough to beat most middleweights, according to Joe Giardello who scored a unanimous* LO-round decision over the aging former champ Monday night. But Robinson seemed uncertain he'll be tackling any more fighters, middleweights or otherwise Robinson said after the fight "I'm not sure what my future plans are. I can't make up my mind now." Robinson, 158%, had hoped to gain a shot at middleweight champ Dick Tiger. Instead he suffered his 13th defeat. He has won 153. Giardello, 160y 2 , 3s now 92-29 and won the right to challenge the champ. Giardello has had eight draws. I knew I was in with a good fighter when those body punches didn't slow him up," Giardello said. "And he's a smart fighter Look at the way he threw tha 1 right hand lead at my head to open the eighth. It was great, hu I was expecting something like that all through the fight. Don 1 sell this guy short—even if he .': getting old—he can fight any mid dlewelght around today and beai them." Giai'dello, who drew in a mid dleweight championship figh with Gene Fullmer three years ago, declared himself ready foi another title try. 'All I want is Dick Tiger," hi said. "I want another shot at the championship." Referee Buck McTiernan scored Monday night's fight 49-43 Judge Lou Tress 48-45, and Judge Bob Polis 47-43. The Associated Press gave it to Giardello 4743. Richard Dawson to Head Wood River Legion Post WOOD RIVER Richard Dawson was elected commander of American Legion Post 204 Monday night at the Legion Hall, He will succeed William Peek. Delmar Monken was elected senior vice commander; LeRoy Woodard, junior vice commander; Dr. William Dawson, adjutant; Don Floyd, finance officer; Roy Edwards, guilding custodian; Glenn Clark, sergeant at arms; Roy Hausman and Howell Sumner, executive board members. Installation will be held in July n joint ceremonies with the aux- liary, Mrs. Leroy Woodard has been elected auxiliary president. Named as delegates to the Fifth Division convention July 6-7 in DuQuoin, and the department convention Aug. 1-3 in Chicago, are: Richard Dawson, Peek Hausman, Jack Walker and Howard Mathus. Reading Club Set to Open AtWoodRiver WOOD RIVER — The Summer Reading Club for students of the intermediate grades of the local schools, will open Wednesday at the public library and continue throughout school vacation. Participants in the program, which is an annual project sponsored by the library, may read jooks of their choice in fiction and biography. The only requirement in the selection of books is that the reading material be of the level approved for the individual's age group, Mrs. Fay Bagent, assistant librarian, stated. Children will be given credit for heir accomplishments, by giving a review of the book before a member of the library staff when they have completed reading a volume, Mrs. Bagent said. The weekly story hour for the younger set will open Saturday at the library and will be conducted from 10:30 to 11 a.m, each Saturday throughout the summer. A library staff member will serve as "story teller." Mrs. Bagent is serving as head of the library staff during the absence of Miss Thelma Juhlin, librarian, who is a medical patient at the Township Hospital. Sports Fest Scheduled For Alton Local youngsters will have a chance to compete for top honors in the state when they enter the Alton Junior Sports Jamboree to be held on July 6 under the sponsorship of the Alton Junior Chamber of Commerce and the Recreation Department. The meet is one of more than 150 local Jamborees being held in Illinois this summer. First place winners in each event at the local level will be eligible to enter sec- :ional competition at Cahokia, July 13, and sectional winners in track and field will then advance to the state meet, to be held at Bloomington-Normal, Aug. 22-24. Hie track program has been offset by a greatly expanded track and Held division, with several new events added to the slate, and four additional sectional meets this year, bringing the total number of sectionals to 13. The 600 youngsters who win in the summer-long competition will make the trip to the state finals as the guests of the Illinois Youth Commission, which sponsors the Jamboree along with the Illinois Junior Cchamber of Commerce. The Bloomington - Normal Jaycees will serve as hosts to the young champions during then- stay in their community. Boys 10 to 15 years of age are eligible to enter the Jamboree, according to Tony Everitt, local chairman. Eligibility is determined by the contestant's age on Aug. 23, starting date of the finals. Coni|>etitlon will be in three divisions — Midget (10-11); Junion (1M3), and Intermediate (14-15). Those interested should register at one of the siv playgrounds operated by the Recreation Department, North Salu, Washington School, Milton School, Haskeli Park and Olin. Events to be offered in t h e track meet are 50-yard dash in each division, 75-yard dash t o i midgets and juniors, 100-yarc dash lor intermediates, 220-yarc dash for juniors and intermediates, 880-yard run for intermediates, 220-yard relay for midgets and 440-yard relay for juniors anc intermediates. Broad jump and baseball throw are scheduled for each division High jump is offered for juniors and intermediates. Each contestant may enter one track event and one field event, plus the relay. The Jamboree will be held West Junior High School track at 2 p.m. 1,371 Attend Playgrounds AtWoodRiver WOOD RIVER - A total of 1,371 youths attended activities at the three Wood River playgrounds during the first week of the summer program, it was announced oday by Edward L. Emerick, ^ity recreation director. A break-down of the attendence jy parks shows: West End. 400, East End 432, and Central 539. All playgrounds this week are featuring instruction and techniques of badminton. A tournament will be held according to age groups and ribbons will be awarded winners. First contest of the "prettiest hing on wheels" will be held at 10:30 a.m. in each park Friday, 'articipants should decorate their favorite mode of transportation ind bring it to the playground 'hat morning for judging. Ribbons will be awarded in four categories, most colorful, most original, most modernistic and most work required. Rox-Ann Unit Cancels Meeting ROXANA — The Rox-Ann Unit of the Homemakers Extension Association has cancelled its meet- ng for this month. Roxana Notes ROXANA — Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Gray and children, Rhonda and Rodney, of Doerr avenue lave returned after spending a ew days in Missouri. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Cox of Central avenue had as guests the jast few days, her brother and iister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Noble Hayes of Detroit, Mich. Mr.and Mrs. Earl McLane and children, Dennis and Barbara, of Doer ravenue and McLane's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. D. McLane, 'eturned Monday after spending the past week at Table Rock, Mo. Manager Alvin Dark of the San Francisco Giants and his three coaches —• Whitey Lockman, Lar ry Jansen and Wes Westrum — formerly played for the New York Giants. Mr. and Mrs. Redell Williams and daughter, Barbara, of Ninth street spent the weekend at Ken- ucky Lake. Miss Martha Hurley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Hurley oi teller avenue, accompanied by Vliss Barbara Bollrneier of Belleville attended a party in Robinson Sunday for a college roommate Miss Faye McDaniels. Ex-South Roxana Woman Now Medic SOUTH ROXANA — Miss Carolyn Magee, daughter of Mr. anc Mrs. Maurice Magee, Sr., of Roodhouse, formerly of South Roxana, received her doctor oi medicine degree June 7 at Howard University in Washington, D. C., where she has attended school for the past four years. Dr. Magee, a sister of Mauriece Magee Jr., of South Roxana, is a 1952 graduate of Roxana High School. She attended college in Pasadena, Calif., for four years before entering Howard University. Dr. Magee will intern for two years at a Los Angeles Hospital and then plans to become a medical missionary. Capt. Oldham Visits South Roxana Home SOUTH ROXANA — Capt. Ina Oldham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Oldham, 300 Indiana Ave., left Monday for Lubbock, Tex., where she is stationed with the airforce at Reese Airforce Base. She is a graduate of the Roxana High school and entered service last November. Captain Oldham spent the firsl week of her leave visiting hei fiance, Eddie Dow and his parents in New Hampshire. Bunker Hill Youth At Music Camp BUNKER HILL — Barry Wood, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Wood, Is attending the Egyptian Music Camp at DuQuoin this week. Barry, who will be a sophomore in the local high school this fall, plays flute in the high school band and is studying with Mr. Israel Borouchoff, principal flutist in the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. Mr. and Mrs. Wood and sou James, and Mrs. Joseph Makowski of St. Louis took Barry to DuQuoin Sunday. Barry received a part-scholarship from the Band Boosters organization. Pastor of Campbell Chapel Heads Church Men's Council Registration for East Alton VBS Set Saturday Registration for vacation Bible school will be held from 12 noon until 2 p.m. Saturday in the Vicory General Baptist Church, 2730 Viewland, George S. Moore, pastor, has announced. The school will open Monday .vith classes to be held daily from 10 a.m. until noon through July 12. James Greene is serving as director of the study program which ll be based on the theme, "Christ's way, my way." Recently the New Haven General Baptist Mission of East Alton, organized in October 1961 under the name of General Baptist Mission, merged with the Alton church, Moore reported. Bible School Has Program at Shipman SHIPMAN - The Sunday school hour al the Methodist Church was devoted Sunday to a Bible school display program under direction of the music leader, Mrs. Wilbur Kalil. The average daily attendance was 109 with 47 perfect attendants. The Rev. Donald DuRall conducted a "Youth Training Class, with 14 enrolled. Mrs. Kenneth Breitwiser was the school superintendent. Wheeler Funeral SHIPMAN — Funeral services were conducted Sunday at Heinz funeral home in Carlinville for Hazel Wheeler, 71. The Rev. Arthur Hurry officiated and burial was in Carlinville City Cemetery. Pallbearers were Samuel Drew, Jefferson Rhodes, Harold Morrison, Ralph Hurry, Albert Witt and Virgil Dey. Shipman Notes SHIPMAN — The Rev. Donald DuRall of the Methodist Church is superintendent of the J u n i o r Camp at Little Grassy Lake this week. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Richie anc family of Trula Vista, Calif., are visiting in the A. C. Ketchum and William Dankenbring homes. The Royal Neighbors of Ameri ca will meet Friday at the home of Mrs. William Dankenbring. Mrs. Rose Atkin of Herrin is visiting Mrs. Ada Frank anc Mrs. Nora Schoeberle. Piasa Bible School Program Wednesday SHIPMAN — Piasa Baptis Bible School will hold "parent night" Wednesday at 7:30 p.m There have been 76 children en rolled and they will give a pro gram on the eight days work an handwork will be on display. On Vacation SHIPMAN — The Rev. and Mrs Otis Simmons of the Baptis Church in Piasa will leave thi week for a two-week vacation in Presquifile, Wis., and Chicago The Rev. Eugene Kauffeman o Modesto will deliver the sermon on July 7 and 14 at 10:45 a.m and 8:15 p.m. Deacons of thi church will conduct weekly praye meetings on Wednesday nigh during the Rev. Simons' absence Hamel4-H Girls Plan for Festival HAMEL — Final plans for the Share-the-Fun festival were made at the Hamel Busy Bees 4-H club meeting last week at the home ol Sharon and Jeanne Gieszelmann Girls were also chosen for the county demonstration. Talks and demonstrations were given by Judy Sievers, Diane Schumacher Deanna Hemann, Debra Schumacher, Betty Halbe and Sharon Gieszelmann. Games were played and refreshments were servec by the hostesses. The next meeting will be nek at the home of Faye Highlandei on July 3 at 1:30 p.m. Greenfield Church Women to Meet GREENFIELD - Mrs. Charles Burroughs will be hostess at the June meeting of the Presbyter ian Women's Organization at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Mrs. Eva B. Harr will be lead er of the devotional service anc Mrs. John Euart will be leade of the missionary study. Moved to Alton GREENFIELD — Richard Ten dick, son of Mrs. W. J. Tendick of Jerseyville, former residents of Greenfield, who was seriously injured in an automobile accident in St. Louis June 16, has been mnoved from City Hospital, St. Louis, to Alton Memorial Hospital. The Rev. James K. Brown, pas- or of Campbell Chapel A M E Ihurch, was elected president of he Men's Council of the church, •rganized at a luncheon Monday Afternoon. Aim of the council is to improve Church and community relations. Others elected were: Floyd Arbuckle, vice president; Earl I. McGill, business secretary; J. O. Turner, assistant secretary; Otto D. Smith, treasurer; Willie Hiobbs, chaplain, and Clarence Graves, personal relations chair- nan. Next meeting of the council will be July 15 at the church, open to ill men of the church. 4 Treated at Jersey Hospital For Injuries JERSEYVILLE — Leslie Waggoner of Grafton was injured Sunday evening at his home when he caught his fingers in the belt on the motor of a lathe and lac- crated the third finger of the left hand. He was treated at the Jersey Community Hospital. Robert Nivlin of Jerseyville suffered an arm injury at 6 p.m. Sunday north of Hardin. While ivorking with a bolt on the windshield of a boat he was struck on the arm by the windshield and suffered a laceration of the elbow. Sutures were needed to close the wound and he was brought to the Jersey Community Hospital for treatment. James Kendall of Fieldon cut hi: index finger with a knife at home Sunday and was brought to to the Jersey Community Hospital at 6:55 p.m. for treatment. John Harris of Alton incurred a dislocation of the right should- ;r Sunday afternoon. He was riding on a saucer pulled by a motor boat north of Hardin when the accident took place. He was brought to the Jersey Community Hospital for treatment. Attends Eagles Meeting JERSEYVILLE — Louis M. Kadell Jr. of this city returned Sunday evening from Bloomington where he attended the annual state meeting of the Eagles. Kadell attended the meeting in Bloomington as the delegate and representative from the Jerseyville Lodge. Young People Injured JERSEYVILLE — Robert Winslow, 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Winslow of Fieldon, was brought to the Jersey Community Hospital at noon Saturday after the bicycle he was riding down a steep hill ran off the road and on to the gravel throwing the rider. He sustained severe lacerations of the lips and contusions and abrasions of the face He was admitted at the hospital for further observance. Lou Ann Gandy, 6, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Gandy oi Jerseyville incurred a bruise of the fourth finger of his left hand when he rolled a gas pipe over on his hand in front of his home Sunday. He was treated at the Jersey Community Hospital. Church Names Officers at Chesterfield CHESTERFIELD — New officers were elected at the 33rd annual meeting of the United Church last week. They were: clerk, Mrs. Virginia Keele; treasurer, Mrs. Beulah Eldred; elders, Clarence Frankford and Edwin Leach; deacons, Mrs. Olive Wheeler and Wayne Bowman; trustees, J. F. Talkington and Rollin Keele; membership committee, Esther Edwards, Marjorie Adams and Ruth Smith; pianist, Mrs. Eva Talkington; assistant, Mrs. Wilma Keele; choir director, Mrs. Virginia Keele; ushers, Carl Sarginson, Marvin Rands, Edwin Leach and Clarence Fankford; Constitution committee, Mrs. Emma Leach, Keith Frye, Carl Sarginson, Clarence Dowland, Everett Adams, Robert Koele, Kenneth McAfee and Tom Chism. J. E. Phelps, Mrs. Mary Bowman and Mrs. Emma Dams, retiring elder, deacon and clerk, who have served for many years were given a vote of thanks by the church members. Rev. Rodney Ruberg was retained as pastor. Bids on SIU Lab, Office To Be Opened July 21 EDWARDSVILLE — Bids for cencral construction of a sciencp aboratory and faculty office build- in t; on thr Edwardsville Campus of Southern Illinois University will be opened July 21. Associate university architect John Randall said proposals will bo received until 1:30 p.m. at the Edwardsville office on the day of the hid opening and until 2:30 p.m. at the SIU Alton auditorium where bids will be opened. Separate proposals will be received until 1:30 p.m. July 18 for plumbing, heating and air-condi tioning. ventilation, temperature control, non-conductive covering and electrical work at the Edwardsville office and until 2:30 p.m. at the Alton aucjitorium. Plans and specifications are available from the architect's office at Edwardsville. College Tests To Be Given July 27, Aug. 24 EDWARDSVILLE—T e s t s in Southern Illinois University's American College Testing Program will be given July 27 and Aug. 24 at the Alton Attendance Center, it was reported. Required by all students entering SIU, the American College test is used to examine genera knowledge and ability in mathematics, social science, natura science and English. Results are used as a guide in placing students in university courses, in assigning scholarship awards and counseling. 5 From Edwardsville Admitted to Hospital EDWARDSVILLE — Five area residents were admitted M o n day to St. Joseph's Hospital, High land, and one patient was discharged. Admitted were: Mrs. Eleanor Collman, Rte. 3; Dale Hamlet 1004 Randle; Harry Moore, 226 South Fillmore; Mrs. Alberta Han sel, 426 Hanser; Albert Drda Rte. 1. David Stubblefield, Rte. 1, wai discharged. Eldred ELDRED — Rev. and Mrs John T. Finnan attended funera services last week in the Metho dist Church at Mt. Olive for Mrs Carlyle Goldacker. Mrs. Goldack er was one of Mrs. Finnan's pu pils at the Williamson Publi School. Mr. and Mrs Finnan al visited Mrs. Finnan's aunt, Mr Henry Cool of Staunton, at tl St. Francis Hospital in Litchfieli Mr. and Mrs. Roy Logan, M and Mrs. Richard Best, Mr. an Mrs. Louis Langer and Miss Luc Langer attended the dinner-mee ing of the Tri-County Bankers las week at the Marquette Lodge nea Grafton. Floyd Meyers was dismissec Thursday from Barnes Hospita St. Louis, where he had undergon major surgery. Mrs. Sam Camerer was guest o lionor at a surprise carry-in sup oer in observance of her birthda Saturday evening at the home o ler son-in-law and daughter, Mi and Mrs. Douglas Brannan. Pres ent were: Mrs. Edward Evans o Alton; Mr. and Mrs. William Nick ols of Springfield; Miss Cind; Ritter of Peoria; Mr. and Mrs Donald Standeback and family o Hartford; Mr. and Mrs. Elme: Ellison and Charles Camerer o Carrollton; Roger Camerer of Hill view; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cam erer and son of White Hall; Mr and Mrs. Robert Holford, Cheste and Sam Camerer, Mrs. Pear Dale and son, Paul. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Brannan anc Mr. and Mrs. Keith Brannan vis ited Friday afternoon and evening nt the homes of Mr. and Mrs Joe Pekar at Alton and Mr. anc Mrs. Richard Brannan at Godfrey Agriculture Club Meets at Bethalto BETHALTO — Members of the ethalto 4-H Agriculture Club re- orted progress on their projects be entered in the Madison ounry Fair July 23-27 at a meet- g Monday night at Bethalto Hall. he next meeting will be July 18 istead of July 23. Giving talks at the meeting ere: Tom Kruckeberg, "How to slice Rope;" Hildegarde Kaning, "How to Pick a Good Show alt:" Wayne Ruptert, "How llectricity is Made;" Mary Rupert, "Corn;" and Vincent Rupert, "Wheat." Plegges Show Films At Bethalto Church BETHALTO — Mayor and Mrs. ,rwin Plegge showed pictures of trip to Europe at a joint meet- ng of Zion Lutheran Church Men's lub and Ladies Aid Society Monay evening. The new presidents of the or- anizations — Clarence Schuetle nd Mrs. Wesley Emde — presid- d. A potluck luncheon will be serv- d at a July 31 meeting of the /omen's group. Kane KANE — Mr. and Mrs. Ernest bbott and Mr. and Mrs. Bennie lay Abbott and family returned ome this week from Tecumseh, \o., where they have been va- ationing. Mr. and Mrs. John H. Wehrly, St. Louis, spent Sunday at the omes of Mr. and Mrs. Curtius 'regler and Mr. and Mrs. John SVehrly Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Kentner Crotchett if Bethalto visited Sunday with ris mother, Mrs. Ross Crotchett. Dr. and Mrs. U. S. Randall ave returned home from St. ouis where Dr. Randall officiated at the wedding of Miss Ethel Oneida Shepard and Richey W. Murray at St. Peter's Presby- erian Church. The Rev. and Mrs. Hilton Longberry returned home Saturday rom Salem, 111., where Rev. Long- >erry officiated at the wedding of Miss Carol Heck and Robert Ackerman Johnson. The wedding of Leonard Hill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rufus L. Hill of Batchtown, and Miss Loretta Jane Daniels, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Daniels, was held at the Kane Baptist Church Saturday at 11 a.m. Dr. U. S. Randall performed the ceremony. Chesterfield CHESTERFIELD — Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mefford and son of Chicago were guests last weekend of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Nefford. They all attended the wedding of Dean Mefford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Mefford, and Miss JoAnn Bess of Cahokia, at 3 p.m. Saturday in St. John's Methodist Church, St. Louis. Mrs. Grant Wilson has returned home from Kansas City, Mo., where she visited with her daughter, Mrs. Lance Hudson and new ;randson, Larry Steven. Mrs. Laverne Fenton and infant daughter, Linda Marie, returned to their home Sunday from the Carlinville Area Hospital. Awards Presented to Area News Media Area news media were honored at the Alton-Wood River Chapter of the American Red Cross board meeting Monday night. Centenary awards were presented to radio stations WBBY and WOKZ and the Wood River Journal and the Alton Telegraph. Unit 7 Board Okays Bids For Cafe, Music Equipment EDWARDSVILLE — The board of education of Edwardsville Community Unit School District 7 approved bids for cafeteria equipment, music instruments and roof- ng work Monday evening at Hadley House. A bid of ?2,936 was accepted from the Ford Equipment and Contracting Co. for cafeteria 52 Sign Up for Tennis and Archery; Room For More A total of 52 enrolled in the tennis and archery instructions sponsored by the Alton Recreation Department Monday, but there is still room for those who are interested. A total of 25 entered the tennis class and 27 entered the archery course. Miss Janet McBrien, instructor for both courses, said youngsters may enroll for cither course at the tennis courts or the archery range just behind the tennis courts in Rock Spring Park. The classes are for different age groups and are held Monday through Friday of each week. Burch Superintendent Of Greenfield Schools GREENFIELD — John 0. Burch, who has been serving as junior-senior high school principal, has been employed as superintendent of Unit District 10 to succeed James T. Harrison, who resigned. Robert Gaither of the h i R h school English department will succeed Burch as principal. Mrs. Thomas Ford has been employed to replace Gaither in the English department. A vacancy exists in the high school mathematics ddpartmont due to the resignation of Joseph Nichols. Attends Wedding GREENFIELD Mrs. R B. Ellis has returned home after spending several days at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Booth in Onarga. Mrs. Ellis attended the wedding of Miss Nancy Booth, granddaughter of t h e late R. B. Ellis, and Louis Charles \Villard of Tampa, Fla. in Onar- Kci .Saturday. The bride is a I'JtiK graduate; of Millikin University with a degree in home economics. She spent her junior college year in Beirut, Lebanon. Willard is a graduate of thi? University of Florida a n d will continue his studies for a doctorate in theology at Yale Divinity School. equipment at the LeClaire school. The Bensinger Co. submitted the oother bid of $2,990.55. Bids from McMurray Music Co., St. Louis, Hofeditz Music Co. of Edwardsville and St. Clair Music of Belleville for musical instruments was accepted on a total bid of $1,965.47, Geissler Roofing Co. of Belleville was successful bidder for roofing work on the Senior High School. Hamel School and Columbus Attendance Center on a bid of ?1,047. The- board authorized investment of $-10,000 of the bond and interest fund in U. S. Treasury bills to mature Dec. 15, 1963, expected to return $568.97 in interest to the school district. In other action the board voted to reimburse school personnel 9 cents per mile for use of a private automobile in official school business supervised by the school district Supt. A. Gordon Dodds. Changes and corrections in the boiird of education manual to comply with state statutes, office of public instruction and earlier board action was approved. The board gave approval to a petition for annexation of a tract of land in Pin Oak township of the Triad School District to the Edwardsville District.