Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 3, 1963 · Page 7
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 7

Alton, Illinois
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Saturday, August 3, 1963
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SATURBAS, AUGUST 3,1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAQESfcVBN After That, You Only -2 Ghiirdi Events free from Sales Tax felepiipli , charitable or educational iHstUti- (Ions' sponsoring dinners and other fioctnr activities may find themselves subject to a sales tax under •» ftety ahjeiidment to the 11U- nols sates taX'>lawr At rilrst' gliindc It would seem that '>the .ametidmeht excludes these -jiro^t-maWhg precis from the sales fox; but 'actually a very different meaning is intended. A part of that amended law reads: 'Oecnalotiitl Dinners' "The provisions <tf this paragraph shall not apply to, nor subject to taxation, occasional dinners, socials or similar activities of a person organized, and opeat- ed exclusively for charitable, re* liglous or educational purposes, whether or not such activities are open to the public."/ But the Illinois Department of Revenue has had to place an to-ibf a|ty terprolalion on the key word in the laf that law, and the key. word.Is "occasional. ,, Definition of "occasional" by the department is: " .. notmore than* twice In any given one-year period." , , , In other words the departmental Interpretation, which hah had to be applied to the statute means just this: • ••••-.,. The first'two dinners, ice crdam socials, fun fairs, bazaars, carnivals, rummages sales, bake sales and the like, will be tax free, In any given year. Tux on Third But for the third and any such subsequent promotion In the same one-year period, the sponsoring institution must pay t h e sales tax. Moreover, the department rules say that this does not mean two dinners, two ice cream socials, two fun' fairs, etc. It means two •' bf, these functions during The POWER of FAITH \ WOOD) IIHMAtl Ret;. Hosick New Baptist Pastor At Pleasant View EAST ALTON — The Rev. Herschel Hosick, Fen ton, Mo., who has been serving as Interim pastor of the Pleasant View General Baptist Church, 227 Whltelaw Ave., to fill the unexpired term of the Rev. Jesse Gibson, has been called us full time pastor of the church. His one year contract started Aug. 1. Engaged in the ministry the past 25 years, the Rev. Hosick has served several churches In the Ml. Olivet and Union Grove Association, in Southern Illinois. REV. HOSICK Bible School Set at First Christian BETHALTO — : ;The';Flrst Christian Ciiurch of Bethalto will conduct vacation Bible school sessions Monday, through Aug. 16', according to the minister, .Jack Allbee. s .,.,,, The sessions, 'for children, ages three through H will be held Monday through Friday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The Rev. Allbee is director of the school. Teachers in the departments are: Mrs. Don Brooks, nursery; Mrs. Robert Wcrden, beginners; Mrs. Jack Allbee, pri.nary: Mrs. William Barton,, junior; and Mrs. The Rev. Hosick, an employe of the SI. Louis Chrysler plant, and. his wife, Mary, expect to move to East'Alton in the near future.' They are parents of two daughters: Miss Doris Lee Hosick, Chicago; and Mrs. Patricia Ann Hunt, who with her husband and four children, makes her home in California. Laymen to Fill Congregational Pulpit for Time Laymen will occupy the pulpit at the Church .of the Redeem'ei (Congregational), ,6th. & Henry, during' the month of August, according to the pastor, Robert Ghatfield Kemper. Sunday and • for the following two Sundays,' Homer ^H. Henderson, former office manager of Liter Brothers Packing Co. and a member of the church, will be the guest speaker. His first sermon will be "The Kill-joy." Last Sunday, Eugene Bailey, also a member and a teacher at Alton High School, was the guest "fherfi iias been a widespread misconception of tHe amended sales tax law as it applies to religious, educational and charitable institutions," Albert 'ft. little, assistant director of the revenue department, Said, "The .rules which we have had to apply, should he understood irt the complete .context. It does not exempt churches or schools or charitable ofganlza^ tlons from payment of the tax. It simply defines the statutorlal used word, "occasional," Bible School At St.PauVs Methoclist Open ROSEWOOD HEIGHTS— Eighty six children wore enrolled In the three departments of the annual Vacation Bible School, when classes started Monday at St. Paul's Methodist-Church, the Rev. .Jack Adorns, pastor reports.. The school will continue through Aug. 9 'with classes from 9 to 11:15 a.m. daily Monday through Friday. Study is based on the theme, "Widening Relationships," with . text material obtained through the auspices of the National Council of Churches, the Rev. Adams said. Parents will be invited to the regular class session on the final day of the schools for "Observation Day." The Rev. Adams is serving as general coordinator of the school. Mrs. Adams is supervising the Kindergarten Department; Mrs. Cleo Broadway, primary; Mrs. Paul Scroggins and Mrs. Carl Corzine, co-chairman, junior department; and Mrs. Merrill Rosenthal, refreshments. Jolm and Edward Harvey, Boy Scouts who are working toward their God and Country badge, are Evan Lockwood, junior high. They will be assisted by seven other helpers, ' . ; Sunday services at the church nre at 9:15 a.m. and 7 p.m. Church school is at 10:15 a.m. Missionary's Sop to Speak ' .A son of veteran Presbyterian mijssipnarles in Karnpur, India, will speak Sunday evening at Faith Community Church, Godfrey, :now'.meeting at the grade school .qpposlte the post .office,; The program will I begin .at 7 p.m. Bruae Fjpl,, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fi'ank ' Fipl of Kampur; will also play trumpet selections. He Is a senior at Covenant Theological Seminary, Creve Goeur, Mo;i an institution of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church. ' He has lived in India ..where his parents Ijave served ,under the Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions and currently .under the World Pros- byter)|n Missions, $•?• Official Board. ' ••- i.vf •.'-.'. Guest Speakers at River Church WOOD RIVER'— 'Tho Rev. John Attey, chaplain of Alton Mfe l Hospital, will speak • at Methodist Owrch at 1Q|40 Sunday. ' Presiding ftt the-t-ro. service wtU be the. speaker. Rev. and Mrs. Kemper are vacationing in California and will return August 28. Guest Pastor At Jerseyville Presbyterian JERSEYVILLE - The Rev. Allen Kohler, of C e n t r a 11 a will be guest minister at the First Presbyterian Church Sunday, the fh-st of several ministers to fill the local pulpit while the pastor, the Rev. M. Edwards Breed,, is on vacation during the month of'August, < Rev. Kohler became a member of the staff of the Synod of Illinois as General Presbyter, for the Southern Region last year'; Jn addition to his duties as General Regional Presbyter, Rev, >Kpblpi' is assigned the Synod-wide''port- folio for Evangelism. He has served pastorates' 'in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky and for eight years was Stated Clerk of the Synod of Kentucky, assisting in various phases of the school. Kampsville^ Hardin Will Feature Laymen Services at • Presbyterian churches, in Hardin and Kampsville will be conduqtcd,. by lay members of the congregation while the pastor, the Rev. F. B. Hockmeyer and his wife are Vacationing in the East. At Hardin this Sunday t h e vouth of the church will conduct services. During the rest of the month services will be conducted by the Ladies Mission Society, Aug. 11; the Westminster Men's Club, Aug. 18; and the Presbyterian Mariners, Aug. 25. At Kampsville services will be conducted by the Session, this Sunday; United Presbyterian Women, Aug. 11; and te youth of the congregation, Aug. .18. On Aug. 25 there will be a special service of Worship in Music. The Rev, and Mrs. Hockmeyer will tour through Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania, New York and Maiyland. During their tour they will visit with their son and his family, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene P. Hockmeyer, in Norfolk, Va. The Rev. Hockmeyer will also speak at a Presbyterian mission project in Drift, Ky. Dr. Frank C. laubach has dedicated his life to spreading the light of Christianity to th« millions of underprivileged illiterates throughout the world His missionary career began in the Philippines in 1915,and a few years later he deveU oped his picture-word literacy charts* He has worked out, in 312 languages, a simple system of phonetic charts-a picture language through which uneducated people learn to read in their own language. In 1930 he originated the volunteer method .of promoting literacy known as each one teach one." As a result, more than 60 million people in India, Africa, Korea and Latin America have learned to read in their own language. Dr. Laubach's primary motive is to spread the gospel, and he believes "every Christian needs to read his'Bible." He has presented the story of Jesus in over 100 languages. , —. _______________— AP Newsfeatures ——• Jerseyville Pastor Returns From Evangelism Conference JERSEYVILLE — The Rev. Harold E. Lane, pastor of the First Baptist Church was a delegate to the 1963 Ecumenical Evangelism Conference which ended today at- the American Baptist Assembly, Green Lake, Wis. "The Gospel and the World in Revolution" was the theme of the conference which is sponsored in cooperation with the Central Department of Evangelism , National Council of Churches of Christ. Over 250 Protestant leaders in the area of church evangelism attended the program which was under the direction of Rev. Joseph D. Ban, American Baptist Home SIU Lecture, Discussion Sunday in Upper Alton Rev. Krebs Returns After Week Absence The Rev. Paul S. Krebs will return to his pulpit at Twelfth Street Presbyterian Church Sunday after an absence of one week visiting with Mrs.Krebs' mother, Mrs. Ethel Dayton, 89, in Minneapolis. The Rev. 0, F. Whitlock, former Methodist district superintendent, now retired and residing in Alton, occupied the pulpit last Sunday. , The Rev. Krebs has arranged with Dr. E. J. Vance, pastor emeritus of the First Presbyterian Church here and now assistant minister of the First Presbyterian Church, of. St. Louis,' to conduct services Aug. 25 and Sept, 1, The third of a series of lecture- 1 discussions on the .theme of "The Christian Message and Higher Education," sponsored by SIU and the Shurtleff Baptist Foundation will be held Sunday, Aug. 11. David R. Van Horn, instructor in education and supervisor of student employment and placement at SIU, will discuss "The Christian Message in Relation to Employment and labor. The public is invited to the fac ulty-student discussions to be held in Peck Memorial Hall of Upper Alton Baptist Church, beginning at 8 p.m. On Aug. 25, Dr. Kermit Ratzlaff, assistant professor In zoolo- gy will discuss "The Christian Message in Relation to Science." Cottage Hills Church To Hear of Russia The Rev. Louis Kaplan, of New York, will speak on "The Coming World Showdown with Russia" at the First Assembly of God Church of Cottage Hills Sunday night. Rev. Kaplan, a former Russian- Jewish businessman in New York City, entered the ministry 11 1948 and since that time has traveled throughout the Unted Statcb and Canada on speaking engage mcnts. 'a. Dr. James E. Sellers, professor f Theology and Christian Ethics t Vanderbilt University, and au- lor of "The Outsider an the Word f God" was platform speaker ach evening. Vesper leader, Dr. itsco Morikawa, is secretary of vangelism and executive direc- or of the American Baptist Jub- ee Advance and is author of Pastors for a Servant People." lev. Paul Stagg, program direc- or of the Division of Evangelism, 'as leader of the morning watch ach day of the conference. The closing address was given >y Bishop E. R. Wickham of Midleton, England, author of "Church and People in an Industrial City." United . Presbyterian USA, The Rev. Norman Wolff of Wood River will be guest minister Sunday at the 9:30 a.m, worship service at the Hope Lutheran Church in Jerseyville. Youth 1 play ;'rehearsii}s;&t;'FJrst Baptist.' Church .are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday and 7:30 p.m. • Thursday. The Amoma Class family picnic will be held at the Lions Club Playground 6 p.m. Friday. The Phllathea. Class of First Methodist*' Church will conduct woruhlp service at Waters' Nuru* at 7 p.m.. Tuesday for OPEN SUNDAY ALL PAY! FIRST, LAST AND ONLY CHANCE! EXTRA NICE And FINEST OF THE SEASON! CANNING TOMATOES Get 'Em Now,.. Put r 40 r im Up Monday! < ( M0tho$Bt m} n U t er „»„,, stie'a'KerB are conducting services w the church during ttw absence ptttwiJJtV. Bdwlu CuWti naBtpjvwho is on vacation. T^BMo'wjpper and *«laj ^* * -- •• *i Worship. , with the annual Summer Camp of the Assembly pf Qfid Church In progress at Carlinville, Sunday services at the 'Jerseyville Church will be -dismissed Sunday nljght and Wednesday. The Sunday morning services will take [onday, place , The. MngrfigeUctn j will . gp by «n,d, . DON'T WAIT BROADWAY & MAIN am i«r Special Mon., Tues., Wed., Aug. 5-6-7 SUITS DRESSES LONG COATS OB MATCHED SUEDES AND FORMALS NOT INCLUDED DELUXE SHIRT SERVICE SHIRTS TO OHISP PERFECTION STARCHED OR SOFT AS YOU PREFER Mission Societies, Valley Forge 5 Speakers At Main St. Methodist Five speakers will highlight he program of youth activity veek nt Main Street Methodist Church next woek. The division-wide program will ncludc different speakers each night on Iho general theme, 'I Believe." The speakers are Monday, the Rev. Jack Adams, "God and the Bihle;" Tuesday, the Rev. Leo Co pel and, "Man and the Church;" Wednesday, John Sehultz, "Life and Worship;" Thursday, the Rev. C. W. Patton, "Love and Christ;" Friday, the Rev. Glen Creek, "My Cross." Formal classes will be held on two topics, "Racial Tensions of Our Time," led by Miss Leona Tcter, and "John Wesley and the Development of Methodism," led by Dennis Milford. The program each evening will begin with a meal at 5:30 p.m. and end with devotions at 9:15 p.m. The weeklong program will end with a banquet Friday night, and a swimming party and picnic at an area lake is scheduled Saturday. Cottage Hills Bible Baptist School Set Cottage Hills Bible Baptist. Ihurch will hold vacation Bible chool sessions Aug. 19 through ,ug. 24 from 9 a.m. to noon each ay. Mrs. A. R. Fields will be di- ecting the school. She is a graduate of the Bible Baptist Semi- lary in Johnson City, New York, and has earned an ETTA diploma. She has done extensive work n the child evangelism field in his area. She will be assisted >y the ladies of the church. Children over three-years-o 1 d are Invited to attend. The school will be concluded vith a picnic in the morning of the ast day and a commencement program and display of the children's arts and crafts will be held n the evening. Parents are invited to the Saturday evening program. Sanford Ave. Baptist Pastor Has Returned make SAVING a FAMILY AFFAIR at The Rev. John Lineberry, pas tor of Sanford Avenue Baptist Church, will return to the pulpit Sunday following a two-week vacation. Rev. Lineberry and his family visited with relatives in Wheaton, 111.; Greensboro, N.C.; and Norfolk, Va. Sunday the pastor will speak on "The Brevity of Live" at the 10:30 a.m. service and "Alert to the Time" at the 7:30 p.m. service. The Volunteer Sunday school class will have a picnic Saturday, 6 p.m., at the Onized Club Grounds. W / I SUNDAY SPECIAL 12:30 TO 5 P.M. 98c VALUE SEAMLESS NYLONS Dreams for you, and every member of your family, can become realities when you save with us! 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