Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 13, 1963 · Page 11
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 11

Alton, Illinois
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Saturday, July 13, 1963
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SATtm&AY, JULY 13,1963 ALf ON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGES ELEVEN WSCS Meets At Graf ton GitAFTON -. The Woman's Society of Chrlsllhfi Service of the Methodist Church mot Thursday at the home of Mrs. John Bradfisch. "Officers training" was conducted by Mrs. Charles Campbell. Mrs. Charles Pellikan was In charge of the lesson, "What \ve should toll Children about Races." Devotions Were led by Mrs. Bradflsch, Ettstem Slat's Meet At Gi«af ion Hall GRAFTON — The July meeting of Grafton Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, was held Thursday night at the Masonic Temple. Plans were completed for the official visit of Mrs. Mildred Blom- slrand, worthy grand matron of Illinois, Friday night. ICnlcrlaliiH Club GRAFl'ON — Mrs. Louis Jones was hostess to members of her club at her home Wednesday evening. Two tables were occupied at pinochle and those excelling were Mrs. William Bruincrd, Mrs. Vincent Arnold and Mrs. Vincent Carey. Graf Ion Notes GRAFfON —The annual gcl- to-gether and fish fry of the Polil- mnn family was held Thursday evening at Marqiiette Park. Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Bates have bought the residence property of Adam DeSherlia on Clinton street, and will move there in the near future from their residence In Mason Hollow. Mr. and Mrs. William Stephens and children and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Niemeyer left Friday for a vacation in Colorado. Mr. and Mrs. George Paddock left Friday for Parsons, Kan., where they will visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Holderman and other relatives. Mrs. Robert Mosby, postmaster, returned to her duties at the post- office this week following an absence due to illness since June 8. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Armstrond and children returned home Tuesday from a visit in Davenport, Iowa. They were accompanied to Davenport by Henry Delp, who visited for a week at the Earl Armstrong home. Miss Barbara Brawner, woho visited friends in Davenport last week, accompanied the Armstrongs to Grafton. Kane KANE — Mrs. Clifford Gary entertained Mrs. Barbara Wallace, Mrs. Ada Cook of Jerseyville, Mrs. Richard Anderson, and Mrs. Warren Greene at dinner Thursday. Mrs. Tom Davis and son, Charles of Chattanoga, Tenn., were guests Thursday and Friday of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Clark. Mr. and Mrs. David Gary and son, Jeffery of Pittsfield, visited today with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Gary. Fred Robinson and Misses Virginia and Agnes Robinson visited their father, Kenneth Robinson, a surgical patient at Barnes Hospital Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Plummer returned Uiis week from Walla Walla, Wash., where they visited relatives. Gloria Allen, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Delbert Allen, underwent surgery this week at Shriner's Hospital in St. Louis. Eldred ELDRED — Thursday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs, Dean Bushnell were Mrs. Harper Rathgeber of Riverside, Calif,, and Mrs. Evelena Black. Pvt. and Mrs, Beverly Camerer left Wednesday to return to Fort Smith, Ark., after spending a week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Camerer. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Bushnel and daughters are spending several days this week in the Ozarks MSgt. James Kurtz visited this week with his wife, Mrs. Nellie Kurtz, and children at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Pegram. Kurtz was en route to Indiana to take part in an Ar my Rifle and Pistol match. The Rev. John Finnan, pastor of the Baptist Church, has an nounced his sermon title will be "The Cheerful Giver" at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service. Mrs. Keith Brannan, Mrs Charles Smith and Mrs. Gal Staples and children visted Wed nesday at Godfrey with Mrs Richard Brannan and daughters Warden WORDEN — Wlnfred Kiene i a patient at Community Memorla Hospital In Staunton. Alex Lynn Radae, son of Mr and Mrs. Alex Radae who enlist ed i nthe army recently, is now stationed at Ft, Leonard Wood. Pfc. Payid W. Gears, son o Mrs Mary Gears has returne home after being stationed e Germany for two and one hal home alter being stationed 1 Germany for two and one hal years. Cpl. Kenneth Jones, who ha been In Germany and- France fo two and one half years, has returned hpme. He Is 9 son ol Mr and Mrs, Clarence Jo.nes. sj?4 George W. Jones has returned to Ft. keonavd. Wood, Mo . alter visltjng his pajpenUi Mr. m Mrs. Clarence Jones. Read Telegraph Want Ads Daily Family Homes DESIGN 65 HOUIB 1,271 Sq. ft. 20,984 Co. PI. Oorafl* 362 Sq, Fl. Tri-Level For Ease, Efficiency Each section of this tri-level, /bile easily accessible by a short un of stairs, is separate from ie other parls — comfort and naximum efficiency result from uch an arrangement. Main level contains living and ining quarters combined, but in lead of facing the front of the ome, living room turns its back o tlie street and faces the rear utdoor terrace. A large natural replace enhances living area and lere are windows on two sides. Dining is near kitchen area with n attractive built-in china cabi- et and what-not shelves located Imost to center of this room, ecause of its location, the what- ot shelves acts as a wall, mak- ng the dining room private from rant entry. Efficient kitchen with "L" cab- To Correct Saw Use Mallet % ANDY UNO At* NmvsfwUtifcs QUESTION: Can you tell be how to gel kinks out of an old cross-cut handsaw? I have had (he saw for many years and would like to hang on to it. ANSWER: Kinks can be taken out of a saw by laying the saw out on a flat surface nnd flattening them with a wooden mallet. However, It appears that your saw needs a sharpening. Kinks usually develop bccnuse the saw blade is dull and you are forcing the saw through the wood. QUESTION: There is old, flaking paint on the outside of our house. I'd like to remove it before repainting. Should I use scraper or a wire brush? ANSWER: A scraper is very effective, but care must be used not to dig chunks out of the wood. This can not happen with a wire brush, no matter how vigorous the brushing. Where the condition is very bad, professional painters use both and the wire brush. the scraper Cupola Is Ideal for Decoration TALLER UOOM Vertical wood wall paneling installed with a V-groove pattern will make a room look taller. Use a popular wood like Douglas fir, which is available any place in the country, for best results. I If you're of lawn ir ners of the a raised \ makes goo arn ideal and you dc LAWN CAKE tired of taking care out of the way cor- yard, why not install ood deck? Douglas fir 1, durable decks which for loafing and play, Unusual Use By tWNALI) It. HUANN First prize at a recent camera club exhibit went to a fourteen year old girl who took an early morning picture of a cupola. The light and shadows and general composition couldn't bo faulted. When sakorl how she happened to use a cupola for her subject, she answered, "My Daddy built It from a pattern." We were naturally as pleased as the winner since it was our pattern that sparked two creative efforts. If you want to "dress up" a garage, want to give it a colonial look, ptacc this cupola on the roof. It's designed to fit roof pitches up to 45 degrees. While similar in design to those scon throughout New England, its construction has been greatly simplified. Only stock material is required when you build according to pattern offered below. Measuring 16" x 16" and approximately two feet in height, the cupola adds a charming note of distinction wherever used. Directions tell how to determine pitch of roof, how to fasten in position, also how to decorate with three different designs. There's the fire engine for the volunteer fireman, the geese for the hunter and the flying horse for the sportsman. If you happen to be a volunteer fireman who likes to ride horseback and shoot duefcft, you might just as well build the cupola with dovecotes and no 111* houctte. Send 75 cents In cotfl, check 6f money order for Cupola Pattern No, 589. The Weathervahe lllUs-, trated can be made from Pattern No. 524 which Is available at 50 cents. Send 50 cents additional If you want a copy of the new 96- page catalog illustrating 300 other build it yourself pattern projects and home Improvement books. Add 25 cents per pattern if you want special handling. (Copyright IMS) K inet arrangement allows all the walk-around space you'll ever want. It has large windows overlooking the front yard. Note the handy snack bar and excellent count erspace. Kitchen service door is another convenience for the homernaker. Notice, too, the lower level stairs are just a few steps from the kitchen. Upper level, truly an ideal arrangement for privacy and convenience, includes three large bedrooms each boasting double closets and cross ventilation, good sized extra bath, linen hall closet. cabinet, and Lower level has access to rear yard from laundry and to garage from central hall. Ample room heat and laundry room for washer, dryer, ironer, sorting counter and cabinet is featured. A complete bath with shower, a linen cabinet and the fruit: and grocery storage room are grouped in the hall convenient for main and lower level use. This exceptional modern design can be built on level ground or hillside. Many combinations of materials may be used for exterior treatment. A good combination would be ledge rock and horizontal wood siding for a pleasing and harmonious effect. This plan conforms to general FHA, VA and Building Code requirements. You can obtain building plans with specifications and material list — see order coupon. Family Homes -;:':\:> ^ • ,v\^'...vito!f DESIGN 434 House 1,116 Sq. Ft. 20,081 Cu. Ft. Garaaa 55<S Sa. Ft. This Plan Reduces Your Cost A rectangular plan is desirable iccause it reduces your constpuc ion costs. This one is divided into hree parts: Double garage is on ection; living and service sec- ion comprises the center portion vilh the sleeping wing occupying he balance of the home. Entry hall ties in all rooms foi easy traffic Living circulation, room has private real ocatioh and features vented pic- ure window, French door to ter- 'ace and extensive wall areas foi easy furniture placement. Open shelves above stub wal Beach House Caboose •*-"'~~!Tr •- Y"' By ANDY LANG Al' Nwsfeatures A caboose, says the dictionary, is "a freight-train car, usually attached to the rear, mainly for the use of the train crew and railroad workmen." A caboose, say the Skeltons, is a beach house on Bolivar Peninsula overlooking the Gulf of Mexico at Galveston, Tex. The Skeltons know what they are talking about. Their beach house IS a caboose. Furthermore, it's a red, white and blue caboose that has become something of a landmark in only one year. The idea for this unusual weekend, vacation retreat started with an equipment hauler who had obtained the caboose from a salvage firm. Would Mrs. Skelton be willing to spend $100 for the old railroad car? She would. But first she'd have to consult her husband, Max, Associated Press correspondent at Houston. After he had stopped laughing, he began to see some merit in wife Keeter's plan to use the caboose for a beach house, especially when she convinced him it would be cheaper than buying or building one. About one month and $350 later, a housemover had the caboose atop six-foot pilings on the Skel- tons' sandy lot. At a salvage shop, Mrs. Skelton found railroad cat- light fixtures, hooks and shelves — solid brass at 35 cents a pound. Max was able to find and buy, at 4 cents a pound, a 400-pound rail road signal post with red, green and amber lights for the front gate. The cupola that sticks above the main roof was retained, but was converted into what probably is the coolest (eight windows) and coziest bedroom along the Texas coast. The caboose is 34 feet long and containing storage space are near the entry hall. Kitchen and large dining nook face the street, with sliding doors between living area and hall, plus doors to garage and basement, Natural finish cabinets complete kitchen layout. All bedroom closets have sliding doors. Aluminum sliding windows provide air and light. Full bath contains vanitory unit and linen closet. Basement has fruit room under stairs and roughed in plumbing for future lavatory. Brick veneer construction with board and batten trim in front gives this home an appearance of distinctive simplicity. This plan conforms to general FHA, VA and Building Code requirements. You can obtain building plans with specifications and material list — see order coupon. MAGEE CARPET ; ARMSTRONG Fio"o y rs' SHERWOOD'S Floor and Wall Covering '; 1110 Milton—HO 2-3603 WE SELL HEATING HAPPINESS Janitrol "^ Comfort at a comfortable price is our specialty! Electric and Heating HO 2-9287^ "Add a Room for Less Than You Think" UTTER BROS. Lumber Yard 1 ...COTTAGE HILLS I nuK SAVE on ALUMINUM AWNINGS CALL HO 5-5588 JQ1IOCCI I nllnd & Awning 911 Milton NEW COLORS ...for your rooms. See the SHER WIN-WILLIA MS COLOR HARMONY GUIDE Borrow a copy today— no charge. HARTFORD LUMBER CO. HARTFORD, ILL. Dial CL 4-3622 or CL 4-1821 The Max Skeltons of Houston make tracks on hot summer days to their beach house, a railroad caboose the couple bought, moved and converted into a colorful, comfortable vacation retreat. 9 feet wide. There are two rooms, 18 by 9 and 6 by 9. Six closets are between the two rooms and beneath the cupola. The small room was converted into a complete bathroom with tile shower and electric water heater. One side of the long room had two built-in bunks and a desk. These were ripped out and replaced with an apartment gas range, a double sink, a cabinet with eight electric outlets, and a breakfast nook. The other side has been lined with three bunks. The center one was ripped away to provide space for a refrigerator. The other two were retained as daytime couches and nighttime bunks. A 12 by 26 foot porch was tied across the front of the caboose. The area beneath the porch and the caboose was screened in on all sides, phoviding one large multipurpose room with four day beds, redwood table and benches, oarbecue pit, and a large second- land freezer Mrs. Skelton found for $20. She _was able to rescue about 5300 in shrubbery from the paths of bulldozers clearing right-of- way for freeway projects. The 5,000 bricks that became the downstairs floor and the sidewalks were iiscards from Houston apartment projects that were being built of mported Mexican brick. BUILDING PLANS • PLAN BOOKS • ORDER FORM m ..'.•< . f Alton Telegraph Plan Dopt. 5 FAMILY HOMES | 2000 Alpha St., • Lunsing, Mich. ' J I want items checked: Design No.: • •I ....4 sets of Building Plans & Specifications, with . Material- List ?29.75 m ,,,,1 set of Building Plans & Specifications, with • Material List - 17.95 • WOOD GLASS DOORS One of the newest products is wood sliding glass door which can be used in new indoor-outdoor, all-glass walls. The wood 'rames will not sweat and have highest insulating values. T h e y will fit any decorative scheme. ,.. .Family Homes Plan Book, postpaid ,. Enclosed find ? for items checked. NAME ADDRESS ', « ,75 ; • ' • ' • ' ' - ' • • CITY.......... Zone STATE • !•••••••*•»••••••••••*•••••••••••? WHEN MAKING GARDEN WALK-* IXCAYATi AREA TO AtLOW'FQR THICKNESS OF MATERIAL AND HNCH §ANP PUCE FORMS, "OF WOOD AROUND AREA PASS OYIR IT USE COLOR Good use of color in your home adds a needed spark to jaded feelings. Use color in your wood kitchen cabinets to sparkle up your cooking area. Add a bit of color to wooden book shelves and elsewhere around the home. Just an accent bit of color will do the job. GUTTERS? All Work Guaranteed ALTON SHEET METAL 103 Central BETHALTO LUMBER CO., Inc. 'The Friendly Yard" We deliver on Saturday/ Roofing • New Room • Garage Guttering » Siding • • Millwork Cabinets No Money Down LABOR CAN BE INCLUDED 5 Years To Pay 403 N. PRAIRIE, BETHALTO Phone DU 4-9131—Evenings DU 4-3261 or DU 4-3571 403-0600 5 YIARS TO PAYI No Money Down I f Finish Attic t AM Room Partition* t Floor Mid Celling TUe 9 Apy Qttwt liorne Improvement* ZIMMIER HOME IMPROVEMENT AND HARDWARE CO, 109 Mlltoo Fit, HO 8.0076 ANY WAY YOU WOK AT IT YOU FIND THE HIGHEST QUALITY, OR1ATIST POWERED IP GAS MADE! JIM JONES, INC. 911 MILTON ROAD PHONE HO 2-2765 YOU WIPE AWAY CRACKS FOREVER WITH IUFFKQTE AND TUFF-KOTE GLASS FABRIC Just Wipe On, Apply Fabric, and Coatl • Cures Cracks • Saves Window Sills • Waterproofs Joints • Stops Paint Problem* SAVES TIME! SAVES MONEYI CLEAN AND EASY TO USEt Don't fill cracks—brldg* them with a thin, strong patch of Tuff-Kote and glasa fabric. Invisible when painted. BUCK'S Paint and Floor Covering Store 655 E. Bdwy., HO 5-2681 I'm going to have a nursery of my own! . , , no more crawling around on this living room rug for mel If you have some real "Home Building" project in mind that requires financing come in and see us first about a convenient home loan. 'ffome The "Time end Temperature" Corner Broudwuy at 1'luim, I'hono HO 0-7781, Alton, III. ,

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