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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 9

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Thursday, September 12, 1963
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12,1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE NINE Obituaries Merkle Miss Ann F. Merkle, 65, died Wednesday at 7:10 a.m. in St. Anthony's Hospital where she had been a patient since June 4. In ill health the past year, she was seriously 111 tile past three months. Until she entered the hospital, she had made her home with an aunt, Mrs. Frank Bergfeld, 649 E. 5th St. She had assisted her father In a shoe business at 5th and Ridge until the business was closed about 1940. She was a member of the Purgatorial Society at St. Mary's Church and was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Merkle. Her mother's maiden name was Helen Klasner. Originally one of five children, she is survived by four sisters. Three sisters who belong to the Notre Dame Teaching Order are Sister Winfried, St. Louis County, Mo.; Sister Almira, New Orleans, La.; and Sister Raphael, Ponchatula, La. Another sister, Mrs. Edward Schulz is from Louisville, Ky. Also surviving are two other aunts, Sister Modesta, Notre Dame Order, Cape Girardeau, Mo.; and Mrs. A. J. Stolze,- Louisville, Ky. Funeral services will be Saturday at 9 a.m. in St. Mary's Church and interment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Friends may call at Burke Funeral Home after 3 p.m. Friday and the Rosary will be read at 8 p.m. Fri day. Tomblingson Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at Jacoby Brothers' Funeral Home, Jerseyville, for Mrs. Lelia Tomblingson, 717 Hoffman St., Alton, who died Wednesday at 4 p.m. in St. Anthony's Hospital. Born March 21, 1904 in Fort Madison, Iowa, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John McCann. Survivors include her husband, Earl, a daughter, Mrs. Donald Felts, and a stepdnugh- Tomlingson Jr., of East Alton. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Wilbur Banfield, Jrafton; Mrs. Myrtle Duffey, Cottage Hills; and a half-sister, Mrs. Louis Walker, Jerseyville; and three brothers, Ray McCann, St. Charles, Ark.; Theodora McCann, Cottage Hills; and Leslie McCann, Jerseyville. Friends may call at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home, Jerseyville, after 7 p.m. today. Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Kenneth Taylor of Grafton and burial will be in Scenic Hill Cemetery, Grafton. Schoeneweis BETHALTO — Relatives here learned of the death Monday of Mrs. Paul Schoeneweis at Crane Rest Home, El Cajon, Calif., after an extended illness. She lived In Bethalto before moving to California 16 years ago. Survivors are her husband, Paul and three daughters and a son, all living in California. Brothers and sisters survive in this area. Funeral services were to be today at 10:30 a.m. in Greenwood Mortuary, San Diego, Calif. er by the old Sparks Milling Co. for 40 years. He retired two years before the mill was closed. Active until a year ago, he had come to Alton with his parents as a child. He was educated in Alton public schools. He married Mary Ann Gillespie, who preceded him in death in 1950, In SS. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church 51 years ago. He was born April 19, 1883 in Effingharri, Survivors include three sons, Arthur and Thomas, both of Alton; and Joseph, Monterey Park, Calif.; and two daughters, Mrs. David Scyoc and Mrs. John Betz, both of Alton; and a sister, Mrs. Flora Cookson, DuQuoin, 111. There are 11 grandchildren. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in Staten Chapel and burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday at Stateri Chapel after 2 -p.m. Hood EDWARDSVILLE — Tracy Scott Hood, five and a half week old son of James K. and Sandra Coin Hood of Glen Carbon, died at 2 a.m. Wednesday at Children's Hospital, St. Louis, where ho had been a patient 16 days. Born Aug. 3, 1963, at St. Jos- jeph's hospital, Highland, he is survived by two brothers, Ricci Lee and James Daniel, in addition to the parents. Surviving grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Domingo Valencia of Granite City and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Wilson of Glen Carbon. Friends may call after 7 p.m. Thursday at the Lesley Marks Funeral Home, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m .Friday by the Rev. Heuda Gaines, pastor of the General Baptist Church of Edwardsville. Burial Hackwith HARDIN—Mrs. Lena Hackwith, 69, who lived near Fielddn, died Tuesday night in Barnes Hospital, St. Louis. Born in Calhoun County July 16, 1894, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred DeSherlia. Survivors are three brothers, Albert DeSherlia, Wood River; Andrew DeSherlia, Jerseyville; and William De- Sherlia, address unknown; and a sister, Mrs. Evie V. Smith, Alton. Friends were to call after 2 p.m. today at C. C. Hanks Funeral Home in Hardin where funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday by the Rev. F. V. Hockemeyer. Burial will be in Hardin Cemetery. Reisch CARROLL-TON — Miss Mar- News of Stocks Market Declines NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market backed away slightly from its latest record high in fair ly active trading early this afternoon. The reaction was regarded as typical of the ebb and flow of market movements, analysts said Steels, motors and rails were among the losers as trading simmered down well below Wednes day's rate of 6.68 million shares Rubbers, some papers, tobao cos, utilities and selected chem icals showed plus signs. The high-flying "glamour" is sues were 'scrambled, wider gain? and losses being posted in this sector of the market. The Dow Jones industrial aver ige at noon took a moderate loss •f .81 at 739.53. The Associated Press average >f 60 stocks' dipped .3 to 280.5 with industrials off .8, rails off .2 and utilities up .2. Big Three motors retreated in he general mood of profit taking Chrysler and Ford svere down around a point each, General Mo ors a fraction. U.S. Steel dipped nearly a noin and other top steelmakers were down minor fractions. Du Pont was down about a point in early trading but erasei he loss and showed a fractiona net gain. Union Carbide alsc nudged higher. U.S. Smelting spurted mor han 2. Control Data fell mor han 2 and Polaroid over a point Prices were mixed on th American Stock Exchange. Corporate and U.S. governmen xinds were mixed. dena Reisch, died at 6:45 ter, Mrs. Herman Yost, all of will be in Glen Carbon Cemetery. Alton; and a stepson, Earl ALTON ALFRED OSBOKNE Service? 1C a.m. Friday Funeral Home JOHN R. EWING Services 1 p.m. Friday Funeral Home Joseph Leese, 80, 1015 9th St., died at 9:50 a.m. today in an Alton hospital after being hospitalized one week. He had lived at the 9th street address the past 43 years and formerly was employed as a mil- ALI ON WOOD KIVliK BblHALIU Leese a.m. today in Boyd Memorial Hospital, where she had been a patient since Monday, taught three years in Greene A teacher for 29 years, she County schools and the remainder in Carrollton Elementary School. She had lived with her sister Mamie until her death in June, 1955. The body is in the Mehl Funeral Home where friends may call after 7 Friday night. The funeral will be Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Darwin Rolens officiating. Burial will be in Carrollton City Cemetery. STREEPER FUNERAL HOME C. TRAVIS STREEPER, Owner | 1620 WASHINGTON Kirchner JERSEYVILLE — Edward Kirchner, who lived near Har din. died last night in Jersej Community Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending from Jacoby Bros. Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Phone Costs Drop LONDON — Public opinion has won out over those who run the British telephone system and the price of installing a colored phoni has been reduced substantiallj so that the cost is now within reach of all. LONDON — A British TV sta claims he was fired on by Rus sian jets while piloting his pr vate plane near East Germany. Prices on 16 Mutual Fund* Following is a list of 16 mutual nvestment fund stock quotations jrovided 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. Adketl Alfil. Fund 8.51 9.20 Brand St 14.70 15.89 Bullock 14.09 15.45 Capit. Shrs 12.18 13.35 Divid Shrs 3.59 3.94 Fid. Cap 9.42 10.24 Fid. Fund 16.99 18.37 Fid. Tr 15.81 17.18 Fund Inv 10.32 11.31 Keystone K-2 .... 5.48 5.99 Keystone S-4 .... 4.45 4.86 Mass. Tr 15.69 17.15 Mass. Grth 8.67 9,48 Nation W. Sec. .. 22.47 24.31 Nat. Inves 16.13 17.44 Tevev. El 7.75 8.45 Livestock Prices At East St. Louis NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111 (AP) — (USDA) — Hogs 10,500 mostly 25 lower; mixed 1-3 19C 260 Ib barrows and gilts 15.75 16.40; sows 1-3 275-600 Ib 13.00 15.25. Cattle 1,300; calves 200; steady good and choice steers 22.25-24.00 good and choice heifers 21.75 23.00; utility and commercial cows 13.50-16.00; bulls utility t good 16.50-18.00; good and choice vealers 22.00-31.00. Sheep 400; steady to weak; gooc to prime lambs 18.00-20.50; cull t good ewes 5.00-6.00. Produce Prices At St. Louis ST. LOUIS (AP)--Eggs and liv poultry: Eggs, consumer gr,ade: A large 39-40, A medium 35-37, ^ small 18-19, B large 33-34, whole News of Grains Buying Eases CHICAGO (AP) — Prices eased in the grain futures market today as buying slackened nil around and encouraged some profit cash- ng on the Board of Trade. Setbacks ran to major fractions in Wheat, rye and soybeans. Brokers said the commercial support which had bolstered September wheat the past several days ap- •>eared to have slowed. The active Short covering which contributed considerably to the •strength of .soybeans during Wednesday's broad advance was believed to have run its course for he present. Wheat was 1 /4 to 1*4 cents a bushel lower, September $1.85^; corn % higher to V*. lower, September $1.26V6; oats unchanged to lower, September 64% cents; rye % to 1 cent lower, September $1.33%; soybeans \i to % lower, September $2.58%. Mrs. Bella Clem Rites Conducted Funeral services for Mrs. Betta Angeeslta Clem were conducted at 11 a.m. today in Burke Funeral Home by the Rev. Father David Peters. Burial was in St. Joseph": Cemetery where the Rev. Father Peters read committal rites, Pallbearers were Joe Brass, John McAfee, Ralph W. McAfee, Richard Vancil, Walter Hoepfinger and E. H. Abbott. High Winds Do Damage At Litchfield LITCHFIELD, III. (AP) — A fierce storm swept Montgomery County Wednesday, injuring a 5 year-old boy and causing an esti mated $100,000 damage. Litchfield and Hillsboro, 10 miles apart in central Illinois were raked by the storm at dusk Most of (he damage wns at Litch field, and Hillsboro suffered a cu in all telephone service. Thomas Wr.ller was cut by fly ng pieces of a window pane as wind battered his one-story itchfield home and shoved it of s foundations. He was not seri usly injured. Litchfield police estimated dam age at $100,000 as the winds dam ged 14 other homes and blev !own some 50 trees. Several o Sale grades, standards 33-34, unclassified farm run 26-27, checks 20-24. Hens, heavy 15-16, light over 5 Ibs 8-9, under 5 Ibs 6^-7%, commercial broilers and fryers 16V6. ROME—At least two Italian political leaders are expected to end their public careers. Give your homeajift textured tweed, layered with smooth white crepe trnes topplwl across Illinois 16 and temporarily blocked traffic. At Hillshoro, all telephones in he county seat went dead when i falling tree sliced a cable. Th<Te wore no dnfinite reports of a tornado funnel rloud having! benn sighted. Officials said the storm swept | along Illinois 16 until it veered into the Shoal Creek valley where it expired. Telephone service in much of the storm area remained inoperative today. Officials said electric power failures over wide areas lasted more than four hours. Rain drenched Illinois, with more than an inch measured in Rockford and Quincy and almost an inch in Chicago and Belleville. A cool front heading into the state brought warning of a sharp drop in temperatures. Lows Thursday night were expected to range from 45 to 50 In the north and 48 to 58 in the south. ACCRA — Ghana Is planning to build a radio factory near here. Bay Bptffif Qtinllty Nationally Advertised . 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Fine worsteds in the classic 3-button silhouette. The extra pair of pants gives you double the wear for many seasons to cornel Complete selection of patterns and colors in regulars, shorts, longs. Head for Robert Hall today and take advantage of this exceptional buyl HERE'S WHY YOU SAVE AT ROBIRT HALL • W« nil for coth only I • Thtr* art no credit chorgoi! * W* hovt no credit lonul * You tav* btcaui* w« tav*l Open Sunday 12 Noon Till 6 PMI 2821 Godfrey Road, (Route 67) Just North of Delmar Ave. at the New Beltline Highway OPfN fVFRY NiGHT 'T/l 9:

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