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August 10, 1963

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 7

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(: AUGUST 10, 1063 ALfON EVENING TELEGftAPtt OLD CHURCH IS STATE MEMORIAL This is the Kornthal Church in Union County, 111., near Joncsboro, which has become ah Illinois State Memorial. The church was built in 1857 by Austrian emigrants who settled the area, and is one of the few remaining examples of rural church architecture in the country today. Local church sponsors are seeking funds for maintenance of the memorial. (AP Wirephoto) In Union County Little Frame Church Provides s • Glimpse of 19th Century JONESBORO, 111. lAP) — A little frame church in Union County offers the persons who visit its isolated site each summer a glimpse of the 19th century. Kornthal Church, one of the nation's few remaining examples of rural Austrian church architecture, was built in 1857 by Austrian emigrants who settled the area about 1.850. Preparation of the site began three years after their arrival. In 19UO the church became an .Illinois slate memorial. The exterior of the white wood' en church bears a freshly painted look. The interior, which ,'. includes the original hand-bellows organ and the wood trim and pew carving characteristic of Austrian irchitecture, is cloaked in dust, to visit it each momh in the sum- Rev. Cooper Is Guest Speaker Hie fov. Odis Cooper, pastor oi the East Alton Assembly of Goc Church, will be guest speaker lo- tllght at Firs; General Baptist Churuli of East Alton. Pastors from local churches tire being .invited to be guest speakers at these Saturday services. Mai'lln 'Dussetl. of Princeton Ind., secretary of the Genern Baptist Foreign Mission Board will be guest speaker at HIL church Sunday evening. He wil show slides of the General Baptis mission work in Jamaica and th Philippine Islands. The youth of the church and th Rev. George Dougherty are re turning today from a week at th Alton Industrial' Baptist Assn camp at Oimp Oxford, Rudaiwnt til. Jerseyville Presby Youths Will Report .TKHSEYVILLE - Youth of the I First Presbyterian Church will coridUct services Sunday at 10:45 a.m. when conference reports will be given. Report of the synod training school at Millikin University in Decatur will be presented by Miss Diane Burwig and a report of the conference at Blackburn College will be given by Misses Kathleen Doak and Mimi Grabbe. John Prewitt wlil pronounce the benediction. The Rev. Norman Wolfl of Wood River will be guest minister at the morning service of Hope Lutheran Church in Jerseyville at 9:30 a.m. Sunday; Guest speaker at the morning ;and evening services of the Delhi i Baptist Church Sunday will be ! Ralph Scheffel of Alton. i Junior Church Is Approved OPEN AIR GOSPEL SERVICES A loud speaker transmits the mes- August Sunday evening church services sage from the pulpit to the congrega- are being conducted in the church s tion oi Zion Lutheran Church in Be- parking lot. Here the pastor, the R«v. thalto—all of whom are seated in auto- Duane A. Burnette, is shown at the mobiles. Throughout the month of pulpit. Youth-Led Revival Lodge Meets „ . 1 At Graf ton at Bethany Baptist iorman. Signs wnrn spots in Ihe floor, :er who inspected A two-story at the rocky ford, arates the church 127 about Jonesboro. Although five e elevated pulpit Bible, printed in isitors of weak r, but a carpen- ed the building irally sound. ' wrsonage stands main road to the ills at a shallow /elers must cross . The creek sep- ch from Illinois miles south of >ral years have rvices were held IB registry shows is cross the ford mer. It has been a year since Union County began an effort to preserve the spot: as a permanent tourist attraction. Church sponsors sought to persuade legislators to seek appropriations for maintenance of the memorial, but the effort failed. It will bo two years before the legislature can again consider an appropriation. A. tat. James Officers have been appointed in the newly organized Junior Church at St. James Baptist Church, Alton. Officers are members of the Baptist Youth Fellowship. Appointed deacons were: Henry Smith, Wilbert Davis, Roosevelt Wilson, Albert Paterson, .Edward "We are told the slate just (Crawford. James McClendon, and doesn't have funds for repairing the church," said Gene Goforth, a member of the Korn'.hal committee. "We are still betting the state will see the memorial's value in Ihe light of tourist activity." Anthony Wagner. Other elected officers were Barbara Wagner, secretary; Henry Smith, treasurer; and Albert Paterson, church school ., superintendent. The Rev. Charles Buchanan is pastor of the church. Brown Street Young Men Off to Camp Eleven members of the Senioi High young .peoples group at Brown Street Baptist Church left this morning for a week at Ihe Ill-Mo Christian Life Camp near Peoria. •'; , \ The Key. Gaylord' Hamilton, pastor, will;lead the Bible discussion groups at the camp during the week,:,f '/ In his •'•;. absence, the Rev. Romyme-1 Strickland, a Baptist mid-mission/'missionary, will be guest speaker at the Wednesday evening services. The Re'y. Strickland is serving at the Fort Arelmmbault mission in Ballmba,'formerly French Equatorial Africa, TWO mission- aries'from Brown Street Baptjst, the''Rev, and, Mrs, William Brown, are also serving at', the station, which was built by the Rev. Strickland. At the Wednesday-service, he will show colored slides of mission work at the station. j * Max Colin At Hickory Grove Church Evangelist J\Jax Colin, former' ly of St. Louis, will ;iold revival services at the, Hickory Grove Baptist Church In Wright Aug. 1425. Services begin at 8 p.ni. Colin, who was a former busl ness man oj|d conducted a phj sical culiure BqhooJ. He also d^ professional boxing. Cohn has been an evangelist tor the pas 18 years. His wife, Violet, wjl tdng gospel songs. The Rev. E Pean Cooper, pastor of the church will direct the music. The POWER of FAITH By WOOD) ISHMAEL PES MOINES, Iowa (AP>~A Pea Moines fljergyroan was ask ed by a Ifgeral tax ottjcia wh,etjw a member of the pas tor's church had made a ^, donttlon to the church. Slid the clergyman! "I can' divulge the Information, Pu t, I can psure.yQu ths Weekly Book Review From City Library By DAVID EARL HOLT Librarian . "The Road to Huddersfield: A Journey to Five Continents" by James Morris — Who would believe that, a book about the World Bank- could ever make a "Best! Seller" list? That it would be! cited as a literary guild selection! for the fall? j The success of the World .Bank is now an established fact, but the story of its endeavors had long remained untold. Conceived at Bretton Woods in 1944, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, or the World Bank, as it is commonly known, was designed as an institution that would mobilize sources of capital to help reconstruct the war-shattered countries and develop the backward ones. The author here provides a fascinating, around-the-world account of the World Bank at work. Starting out in Washington, where lie describes the history and organization of (he Bank and portrays the amazing career of Black, Mr. Morris then travels to Ethiopia, Siam, Italy, Columbia, India and Pakistan to examine various projects undertaken through World Bank loans. With sparkling style and an eye for colorful background, he records not only the development of industrialization and expansion of resources, but also stunning atmospheric portraits of the countries he visits. Perhaps it is this vitality of style, this "electric" type ofwrit- ing that makes the book so popular. At first the subject seems quite dull. Closer examination, however reveals a true ear for descriptive narrative that will hold you fascinated. Here is an example: Washington, D.C., is full of funny .places — funny peculiar, that is, ntot funny ha-ha but few are much funnier than 18.18 H Street, where the World Bank lives. It is a big, new, faceless, rectangular building, of the sort that suddenly shrivels up your curiosity and leaves you posi 7 lively anxious not to know what happens inside. "In capitals of more dreadful temper, it might be the headquarters of the secret police, or the Ministry of National Correction, except for the sweet smiles the elevator girls give you. . . . Down the street from the Bank there are two delightful secondhand bookshops, and there you may often see haggard financiers, looking slightly sheepish, stock- Ing themselves up with Zane Youth-led revival services will be conducted Sunday through Aug. 18 at Bethany Baptist Church, 4710 Alby St. The activities will be led by the youth team consisting of Lhe Rev. William Rogers, Miss Effie Mae Kelley, a student at SIU Carbondale, who will be song and conference leader, and Miss Lynneil Robinson, a student at Oklahoma Baptist University, who will be pianist. Youth conferences will begin at 6;30 each evening. Evangelistic services will begin at 7:30 p.m. GRAFTON — Mrs. John Bradfisch, Mrs. Herbert Dabbs, Mrs. Ora Brainerd and Mrs. W. K. Wieland were hostesses to the members of the Grafton Chapter, Order Of Eastern Star, at the Masonic Temple Thursday ever.ing. Mrs. Vena Wieneke, worthy matron, will serve as worthy matron at the "Friends Night" meeting in New Canton on Sept. 7. Graflon Notes GRAFTON — The Rev. and Mrs. Daniel Zimmerman and three children, who have been visiting his father, Edward Zimmerman, in Chautauqua and Film Sunday »/ On Braille At Calvary j A special film on work with the blind will be shown Sunday at Calvary Southern Baptist Church during the Training Union hour, at 6:30 p.m. according to the Rev. Howard Todd Taylor, pastor. The film, "The Christian Record at Work," will be presented by Frank H. Phillips, a representative of the Christian Record Braille Foundation, Inc.,! a non - demoninational group which supplies braille and sight- saving materials to blind persons. He noted that in Illinois there are at present 20,550 persons who are blind and 35-40 in Alton. A chapter of the foundation, led by Jack Reed, meets regularly in Alton at a local hotel. The committee to nominate church officers and personnel for the coming year will meet at the church Sunday at 2 p.m. J. R. Watson is chairman Evangelistic Services for Christ oi Christ with other relatives and friends, i left Friday tor Africa to resume! I their duties as missionaries. Their i ' sons, Danial and Johnnie, will re-, ! main in the United States and live ; j at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Tom' j Wright in Grafton. Phillip Hopley, who recently underwent surgery at St. Joseph's hospital in Alton, returned to his home Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Donald- Rudolph of Grafton are announcing the birth of a daughter at the Jersey SAVING a FAMILY AFFAIR at FIRST NATIONAL Community hospital on Aug. 6. The baby weighed seven pounds and nine and one half ounces and lias been named Linda Sue. Seaman Ronnie Slaten, who served four years in the Navy, has received a discharge at Norfolk. Va., and returned to the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Slaten. Earl Legate, who has been a medical patient at the Jersey Community Hospital since July 12, returned to his home Friday. Mr. and Mrs. William Brainerd and children returned home Tuesday from a 10-day vacation in Pensaeolu, Fla. 'Mr. and Mrs. Rueben Baumgartner and son, Richard, of Freeport aw-ived Friday for a visit at the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Pittenger and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Overmeye'r. Mr. and Mrs. John Bradfisch left Friday for Gary, Ind., where they will visit the former's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Adams. Major and Mrs. George B. Baxter and children left Thursday for their home in Bellevuo, Neb., following a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roscoc Baxter. Evangelistic services will b e held Sunday through Aug. 14 at the Church of Christ in Wood River, conducted by Robert Hampton. The services will begin at 7:30 p.m. each evening. Some Dog CaU'lmr COV1NGTON. Ky. '- : I J > James Roberts took a lul of kidding from tiis friends after he made an unsuccessful search) for his clog. Roberts is Kenton County dogi warden. ' • ••«••••••«••••••••••••••••••• "^ Grey or P. G. Wodehouse before 1 * returning, like astronauts after ^ furlough, to the lunar hygie)ene B around the corner." See what I mean about "vital!the World Bank a "Best Seller." 1 hope you'll read it. You will really enjoy it, and you will learn something about the World Bank. A Literary guild selection. Just think of that My, My!. . . Special MOD., Tues., Wed. Aug. 12-13-14 SUITS DRESSES Any LONG COATS MIXED OR MATCHED SUEDES AND FORMALS NOT INCLUDED >lr Fpree Ma|, Wqrd Millar found Ihe crow pf Christ fp be not only hi* spiritual salvation, but hi* physical lalvatlonai well, ' :.; • . .. Forced to ball out of hit jet aircraft behind enemy line* during the Korean War, Major Millar was captured, Both ankle* were broken and he, was 1 placed In a Chine** Cf>rnmun!»t hoinltal, HI* ankle* were badly let and when" they had healed he was able only to hobble on hli tee* w|»h th* help pf *t!cl«, . During the day* pf convalescence he said that for the flnt time, la hi* life he learned »o pray, fldding, ".,, feeling the lack of an air of formality In my relation* with God, I decided t« make 9 creu." ,'v : With hli crow and other meggtr pojjewlanj, he eicapea-pnly to be captured again by a Nerth ^«an Array lergejrtt, a Chritjlaji whois family had been torturtd by the Uppn teeing Millar*! cress, hi dttsrmined ihat tegether they would get to South Wars! Millar and Choi-Pill Kim mgde their way to freedom through faith in the sign of District Head ^Ul Speak At Greenfield GREENFIELD - Dr. H. Ru* sell Coulter, superintendent of the Jacksonville district of Methodist churches, will conduct morning worship services at Greenfield Churph at 10;45 a.m. Sunday during tho absence of the pastor the Rev, John Seed, The Rev. Seed is attending njng 'dasses at Gsn'elt Bible titute in Evanston during the th of August. 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