Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 4, 1963 · Page 9
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 9

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, September 4, 1963
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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGENttffc Obituaries Skiles 11:30 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Iville. Cemetery, Edwards- Lester C. Skiles, retired American Oil Co., employe, died this morning of an apparent heart attack. Mr. Skiles became 111 at his home, 465 Whitelaw Ave., Wood River, and was taken to Alton Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival at 9:30 a.m. He was 67. He had suffered a heart attack In 1950, but had continued active as a welder at the oil refinery until 1959 when he retired. He had completed 35 years service with the company. After his retirerhent he had served as vice president and chairman of Atlas Credit Co. He Was a member of First Methodist Church, Wood River, and had beeri active In work of the church. He had served on the official board of the church and had been Sunday School superintendent. He also was a member of the Annuitants Club of Standard Oil Co., and belonged to Alton Horticultural Society. A veteran of World War I, Mr. Skiles had served 14 months in Germany. Born at Cameron, Mo., Dec. 18, 1895, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Skiles. As an infant he moved with his parents to Browning, II!., where he lived until the age of 11 when he moved to Edwardsville. He attended the Edwardsville schools. He had lived in Wood River since 1923. Survivors are his widow, the former Mabel McCune, to whom he was married in November of 1922, at Edwardsville; a daughter, Mrs. Joan Arensmann, East Alton; two grandchildren, and a niece. His parents and a sister, Mrs. Beulah Foehrkalb, died previously. The body is at Marks Mortuary, Wood River, where friends may call after 2 p.m. Thursday and until 11 a.m. Saturday when the body will be taken to First Methodist Church for services at BETHALTO DENA JOHANNA BALSTER Services 2:30 p.m. Friday Funeral Home WOOD KIVKR JOHN PARISON Arrangements pending. --- - ; Parison In failing health for three years and seriously 111 for a month, Jolfo Parison, 69, of Wood Fliver, died at 4:25 a.m. today in St. Joseph's Hospital. Mr. Parison, a retired International Shoe Co., employe, had completed 30 years service with the company at time of his re- :irement in 1960. He had lived In Wood River 'or more than 50 years, nearly all of the time on Main street. He was born in Austria, Nov. 18, 1892, to Mr. and Mrs. Josiph Parison. He had lived in St. Louis before coming to Wood River, and had been employed at American Oil Co., before going to work at International Shoe Survivors are his widow, Meda, to whom he was married in 1942, and four daughters, children of a previous marriage. The daughters are Mra. Fred Vancil, Clewiston, Fla., Mrs. H. V. Bau com, Claxton, Tex., Mrs. Donald Halford and Mrs. Bernard Bensman, Alton; a brother, Frank Joseph, Granite City, and eight grandchildren. Funeral rites will be conducted Friday at 10 a.m. in Smith Funeral Home, Wood River. The Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Thursday. Visiting hours at the funeral home will be after 7 p.m. Thursday. Stinson George W. Stinson, a construction worker, who had lived at W. Main St., East Alton, until recently when he moved to Alton, died unexpectedly Tuesday. He was 51. Mr. Stinson had lived in Alton area since the age of 14, and had worked on construction projects for a number of years. He was born in Dallas City, June 29, 1912, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Levi Stinson. He was married to the former Clara Keene of Alton on Oct. 28, 1941, at St. Charles, Mo. Survivors are his wife; three sons, George Jr., Robert, and Marion, East Alton; two brothers, Floyd, Fort Madison, Iowa, and John, Rock Island, and two sisters, Mrs. Hazel Wallace, and Mrs. Margaret Mikoff, Alton. The body is at Marks Mortuary, Wood River, where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday by the Rev. George Dough erty, pastor of First General Baptist Church, East Alton. Burial will be in Upper Alton Cemetery. Visiting hours at the Mortuary will be after 7 p.m. today. Langer Balster Mrs. Dena Johanna Balster, 78, member of an old Bethalto family, died at 12:50 a.m. today in Wood River Township Hospital. Her home was at 104 Sheridan Avc., Bethalto. Mrs. Balster, had been in failing health for three years, and entered the hospital July 28. She was born at Mt. Olive April 13, 1885. Her marriage to John C. Balster took place July 30, 1904, at Bethalto. Her husband died in 1925 and a son, Nelson George, five sisters and two brothers, also died previously. Survivors are three daughters, Miss Gertrude Balster, Mrs. Esther Gallinot, and Mrs. Irene Coatney, Bethalto; a son, W. J., Chicago, and two grandchildren, including, Robert Balster, who made his home with Mrs. Bal- stor. Mrs. Balster . attended the Presbyterian Church in Bethalto ;md the Rev, Wayne Hoxsie, pas- funeral riles Smith CARROLLTON — Joseph J. Langer, 74, retired farmer, died at Boyd Memorial Hospital at 7:50 a.m. Monday. He was born n Woodville Township on Nov. 28, 1888, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Amand Langer. He was married to Eunice Marie Walters on Oct. 6, 1910. She died Dec. 18, 1961. Survivors include two sons, ..ester Langer of Alton and Joseph Langer Jr. of Carrollton; ive daughters, Mrs. Mildred Ritchey of Seattle, Wash.; Mrs Bertha Guthrie of Rockbridge; Vlrs. Mary Dotson of Perry Fla.; Mrs. Florence Reif of Carrollton and Mrs. Elsie Flowers of White Hall; 19 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; six sisters, Mrs. Minnie Keiper o. St. Louis; Mrs. Mary Cordes Mrs. Anna Thien, Mrs. Lena Pohlman and Mrs. Agnes Buhne kemper all of Carrollton; and Mrs. Edith Albrecht of Kane and one brother, Otto Langer o Jerseyville. Friends may call at Mehl Fun eral Home. The rosary will b recited at 8 p.m. Wednesday Funeral services a.m. Thursday will be at : in St. John' Church. Burial will be in Car rollton City Cemetery. Beriier Interment In Alton Cemetery Dr. Cortley Burroughs, paste of First conducted . Presbyterian Church funeral rites at 1 a.m. today in Gent Chapel Agnes Rosa Berner, Mrs. Berner. Buria Friday at 2:30 Funeral Home, p.m. in Bethulto. was in Alton Cemetery. in Bethalto Cemetery. Fred Stevens John Medlock, William Olson Chester Jenkins, and Thoma Legesse. home will be after 7 p.m. Thurs- ALI ON WOOD UbIHALIU BONN—German financiers vie lently deny that the mark about to -be devalued. GOLD IE ANNA KOCHERSPERGER Services 1 p.m. Friday in the Chapel. Rev. John Young officiating. Burial in Upper Alton Cemetery. In state at the Chapel after 7 p.m, Wednesday. WE INVITE COMPARISON We Are Proud Of Our ESTABLISHMENT FACILITIES SERVICE MODERATE COSTS FUNERAL HOME 1620 WASHINGTON 'reduce Prices At St. Louis ST. LOUIS (AP)—Eggs and live oultry: Eggs, consumer grades, large 38-39, A medium 33-34, A mall 18-20, B large 32-33, whole- ale grades, standard 31-32, un- assified farm run 24-26, checks !-22. Hens, heavy 14'/ 2 -15 1 /2, light ver 5 Ibs 8-9, under 5 Ibs eVa-T'/i, ommercial broilers and fryers Requiem High Mass For Miss Hufker A Solemn Requiem High Mass 'as sung at 9a.m. today in St. Gary's Church for Miss Ann osephlne Hufker, followed by urial in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Msgr. James Suddes was cele- rant of the Mass; the Rev. Faher Richard Niebruegge, dea- on, and the Rev. Father Vincent Vorland, sub-deacon, Msgr. Suddes delivered the ermon and assisted by Father Viebruegge conducted commital ites. Pallbearers were Bernard and William Hufker, Donald Jun, <enneth Anderson, Thomas Mulen, and Jack Mengerson. Stewart Interment In Valhalla Park Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth vrdell Stewart, 24, wife of Edvard E. Stewart of Godfrey, vere conducted at 2 p.m. Tues- lay in Alton Evangelical Church by the Rev. Charles Stevens. Burial was in Valhalla Memorial Park. Pallbearers were William Doerr, John Lewis, Charles and Wayne Vahle, George K. Yost, md Herman Doerr. Moeller Burial in Rose Lawn Gardens Funeral services for Andrew ]!. Moeller, of 3531 Franor Ave., were conducted at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Messiah Lutheran Church by the Rev. Hilgendorf. Burial was in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were Glen Claypool, Jake Eden, Elsa Smith, Euene Hinderhan, Fred Aberna- hy, and Francis Wimberly. News of Grains Selling Hits Soybeans CHICAGO (AP) - Soybean fu- ures came under moderate selling pressure but the grains were in scattered to good demand today on the Board of Trade. Soybeans were down a cent or more in spots in the early afternoon while the grains ranged to strong in wheat. Brokers said exporters were among the best buyers and that as prices firmed additional demand Came out on short covering. Carlot receipts today were estimated at: wheat 2 cars, corn 29, ""changed, oats none, rye none, barley none, soybeans none. CHICAGO (AP) - Wheat No 1 hard 2.01%. Corn No 1 yellow 1.36. No oats or soybean sales. News of Stocks Steels Show Leadership NEW YORK (AP)—The stock market churned near its peak late this afternoon with steels giving strong leadership but profit taking impeding the advance. Volume for the day was estimated at 5.7 million shares compared with 5.57 million Tuesday. Gains of fractions to a point among key stocks outnumbered losers but the margin was not great. The upturn in steel production and orders found response In the major steelmakers. U.S. Steel and Jones & Laughlin advanced more than a point each. Republic Steel was up about a point and Bethlehem a fraction. Motors continued very active but gains were narrow. General Motors, Chrysler and American Motors added fractions. Ford eased. Sperry Rand once again looked the most active stock, surrendering a small gain and trading about unchanged late in the day. Matels and Texas Instruments came to the fore with 3-point gains. Polaroid rose more than 7. IBM added 3, Control Data more than 2, Electronic Associates about 2, Zenith about a point. Xerox was down 2 points or so. Tung-Sol ;x>se 4%. The market was having trouble matching the historic peak of Dec. 13, 1961, in the Dow Jones industrial average and the barometer fell back slightly from Us best early gains. Prices on the American Stock Exchange were mixed. Corporate bonds were mixed. U.S. governments were generally Prices on 16 Mutual Funds Following is a list of 16 mutual investment fund stock quotations provided to the Telegraph by Newhard, Cook Co. through its Alton office. These stocks are selected on the basis of their sales and ownership In the area. The quotations are yesterday's closing. Issue. Bid. Asked. Affll. Fund 8.48 9.17 Broad St 14.75 15.95 Bullock 14.00 15.35 Caplt. Shrs 12.09 13.25 Dlvld Shrs 3.55 3.90 Fid. Cap 9.41 10.23 Fid. Fund 16.98 18.36 Fid. Tr 15.66 17.02 Fund Inv 10.22 11.20 Keystone K-2 .... 5.44 5.94 Keystone S-4 .... 4.42 4.83 Mnss. Tr 15.51 16.95 Mass. Grth 8.59 9.39 Nation W. Sec. .. 2.3.30 25.20 Nat. Inves 16.03 17.33 Trvev. El 7.69 8.39 12 Selected Stocks Following are today's 1:30 p.m. quotations of 12 New York Stock Exchange Issues research has Indicated are widely held in the Alton area, as supplied to the Telegraph by Newhard, Cook & Co., from its Alton office. (The New York Exchange closes at 2:30 p.m. (Alton time), so these are not the closing quotations): AT&T 123%, Gen. Motors 76V4, Granite City Steel 29%, Olin Livestock Prices •At East St. txjuis NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI., (AP)—(USDA)—Hogs 9,500; m«rt- ly fully Steady; barrows and glHs 1,90-270 Ih 16.00-85; sows 275-625 fb 13.00-15.75. Cattle 2.500; calves 300; steers fully steady to strong; heifers stsady; good and choice steers 2300-24.75; good and cholc* heifers 22.00-23.75; cows Utility Mid commercial 13.50-16.00; bulls utUl- to good 16.50-18.50; vealers good and choice 22.00-31.00. Mathieson Chem. 42%, Owens- Illinois 8W, Shell Oil 47%, Sinclair Oil 49%, Socony 73%, Standard Oil (Ind.) 65%, Standard CHI (NJ) 71%, u. S. Steel 33%, Sears 967g. Dyer Interment In Upper Alton Following services at 1 p.m. today in Gent Chapel the body of Herbert R. Dyer, retired American Smelting & Refining Co., employe was taken to Upper Alton Cemetery for interment The Rev. J. E. Camp, pastor of North Alton Baptist Church, officiated at the rites. Pallbearers were Murel Ollie, Mann Duggan, William Milliff, William Tungett, Albert Pelot, and Otto Weber. CHANGES TELEPHONE SUNDAY Charlie Suffers Uneasy Bladder Unwise eating or drinking may be a source of mild, but annoying bladder irritations - making you feel restless, tense, and uncomfortable. And n restless nights, with nagging backache, headache or muscular aches and pains due to over-exertion, strain or emotional upset, are adding to your misery -don't wait-try Doan's Pills. Doan's Pills act 3 ways for speedy relief. 1 — They have a soothing effect on bladder irritations. 2 —A fast pain- relieving action on nagging backache, headaches, muscular aches and pains. 3 — A wonderfully mild diuretic action thru the kidneys, tending to increase the output of the 15 miles of kidney tubes. So, get the same happy relief millions have enjoyed for over 60 years. For conven-1 ience, ask for the large size. Get Doan's Pills today! Direct Distance Dialing (DDD) begins for all customers in Afton, Wood River, Bethalto and Brighton. See page 3 of your new directory—now being distributed— for full information on dialing your own long distance calls. All telephone numbers with two letters and five figures will be changed to seven figures. There'll be no change in dialing these numbers because the letters are being replaced by figures that are in the same dial openings, as follows: Alton—HO to 46 Wood River— CL to 25 Brighton—FR to 37 • But all Bethalto customers will have new numbers. (And Bethalto customers no longer will dial "2" to reach Alton and Wood River. They'll just dial the seven- figure number). • And some Alton and Wood River customers will have completely new numbers. Check your directory beginning Sunday. • Two important new telephone numbers: For all customers— Repair Service 465-9954 For Alton and Wood River Customers— Information 411 ILLINOIS BELL 101 Market Street TELEPHONE Phone: 465-9081 SEPTEMBER CARPET SALE DUPONT "501" NYLON CARPETING! • Completely \ SAVE $4.16 per sq. yd. BEAUTIFUL DRAPES Sale Installed with U.S. Rubber Padding at ONE LOW PRICE! PRINTS • SOUPS 7$ per yd, BEAUTIFUL LIVING COLORS $J7$ CALL 259-3613 • We'll Bring Samples To Your Home. 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