Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 13, 1963 · Page 3
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

Alton, Illinois
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Friday, September 13, 1963
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE THREE WIN PURPLE RIBBONS Highest awards in the annual flower and garden show of the Alton Horticulture Society held at the Godfrey Civic Center Thursday went to Mrs. Art Buettner for a Gerbera daisy; Charles Gerson for two squash and Louis Gerson for peanuts. Other prize winners were not present when the picture was taken. Red Cross Needs Help Of Nurses Registered or practical nurses are being sought by the Red Cross in Alton for assignment under its disaster readiness program, it was announced today by Mrs. Harry Mantz of Fairmount Additon chairman of the disaster nurse committee. Mrs. Mantz said she believes recent arrivals in the community could help bolster the readiness program. She made a special plea for the newcomers to get in touch with her or with the Red Cross office on Main street in Alton. "We feel," Mrs. Mantz said, "that in this area we are particularly volnerable to disaster of several kinds: tornadoes, floods, explosions, large fires, and in the event of war, bombings of large industrial plants." "Because of the latter," she pointed out, "we are cooperat- Hollis Names Committee To Study GAAC's Crisis Names were announced today of the seven committee members, appointed by Greater Alton Assn. of Commerce president R. Frank Hollis to study the financial- membership crisis of the organization. Chairman of the committee is Malcolm D. Dtirr, attorney. Other members are Dewey Ward, manager of Sears; Ray Gibson, past president of GAAC and owner of Gibson's Gifts and Furniture; Henry McAdams, Telegraph business manager; Harvey Reilley, president of Reilley Brothers, Inc.; William C. Osborn, executive officer, Germania Savings and Loan Assn.; M. Ryrie 'Milnor, president of First National Bank. Hollis and Dr. Mather Pfeiffenberger, immediate past president of GAAC, wiU be ex-officio members of the committee. Mrs. Delaney Runner-Up Seth Young Sweepstakes Winner At Horticulturists 9 Flower Show ing with the Civil Defense program and have agreed to staff the emergency hospital if and when necessary, as well as assisting nurses to help in all the local hospitals and field units." Took Week's Dose 2 Tots Gobble Vitamins; Stomach Lavage Follows Two East Alton tots who found a bottle of vitamins in their home took no notice of the instructions that they were to be taken one a day and consumed a week's supply in a couple of gulps. ! The aftermath for Connie Masters, 3, and her brother, Terry, 4, of 408 Broadway, East Alton, was a stomach pumping at St. Joseph's Hospital. The report said the two children ate about one-half of a bottle of the orange- flavored tablets. Their mother said they got the bottle of vitamins from a bedroom when their babysitter turned her head for a few minutes. in. Federal surplus food commodi- ies include beans, butter, cheese, chopped meat, corn netl, 4ty milk, flour, lard, peanut butter, rice and rolled wheat. Surplus Food Goes To 9,441 in Area Federal surplus commoditie amounting to 3,460 pounds of fooc were distributed to 9,441 person in Macoupin and Madison Cotin ties during August. A total of 7,244 Madison Coun ly residents received help as compared to 2,197 in Macoupin County. Aid to dependent children was given 3,651 recipients in Madison and to 364 in Macoupin. Blind assistance went to 30 Madison County residents and to 13 in Macoupin. General assistance was given 814 Madison county residents and to 150 in Macou- Y.M.C.A. FALL AND WINTER PROGRAM (September to June) MEN Physical Conditioning - Basketball - Volleyball • Handball - Swim Instruction - Weightlifting Body Building - Scuba Diving - Steam Bath Classes in Judo - Fencing - Dog Obedience Training. BOYS 7-18 Swim Instruction - Swim Team - Tumbling and Gymnastics - Gymnastics Team - Physical Fitness Testing - Classes in Sports - Games - |udo Weight Training - Hobby and Interest Clubs, etc. Boys 4-5-6 Tots Swim Instruction For Information Call 465-6604 Y.M.CA Seth Young, 407 7th St., Wood River, was the sweepstake \viimer at the flower show Thursday sponsored by the Alton Horticulture Society at the Godfrey Civic Center. Mrs. James Delaney of 811 Acton St., Wood River, was runner- up with 55 points. Young got a total of 77 points to win the event. Mrs. Homer Graves of Godfrey was third, Mrs. George Thompson of Wood River was fourth and Mrs. John Farnsworth was fifth. Winners of the purple ribbon were Mrs. Art Buettner, of Godfrey who won in horticulture on a Gerbria Daisy, D. B. Bossi of Wood River for an arrangement in lavender thistle, Louis Gerson of Jerseyville for a large squash and Charles Gerson of Alton for peanuts grown on his farm. Junior section winners were Kathleen Allen of Bunker Hill who won first in the eight year and under class and Michael Allen of Bunker Hill who won first place in the nine years of age and over class . In educational exhibits, Mrs. George Thompson of Wood River was given the merit award for her shell collection, "underwater garden." Mrs. Mary Wilhelm of Godfrey, won a merit award ribbon for a Christmas table display and Ellen Thompson of Alton received a merit award for her Japanese garden arrangement. A total of 54 persons entered specimens and house plants. A total of 45 arrangements also were exhibited. Judges of the show were Mrs Herman Borgstedt of Wood Riv er, Mrs. C. E. Eades and Mrs. Charles Kohl, both of Granite City. Approximately 300 visitors viewed the exhibit. Mrs. Art Buettner served as Driver Loses Counterclaim In Crash Case A decision against Hubert Dalrymple in his counterclaim against an East Alton couple as the result of an automobile accident last year, was entered Thurs day in Alton city court. Judge I. H. Streeper found in favor of the plaintiffs, Patricia Gray and Edgar M. Gray Jr. of East Alton. The suit was the aftermath of an automobile collison March 30, 1962 at the intersection of U.S. Route 67 and a blacktop road, about a half-mile south of Ferguson Avenue in Wood River. Mrs. Gray, in her complaint, asked compensation because of show chairman, assisted by Mrs. John Vollmer and Mrs. Ernest Allen. injury, and Gray Jr. asked damages because of alleged demolishment of his car, driven on Rte. 67 by Mrs. Gray. Dalrymple, who was driving on the blacktop road, asked compensation through a counterclaim because of personal injury and damage to his car. The court assessed damages of Mrs. Gray at $809 and damages of Edgar Gray Jr. at $550, and, on Dalrymple's counterclaim, found in favor of Mrs. Gray. The trial occupied the court all of Wednesday and was completed Thursday forenoon. In the contested divorce suit of Patricia L. Cox against Donald Earl Cox of 713 E. 5th St., which was continued to Thursday, the court entered an order giving temporary custody of their six minor children to Mrs. Cox and directing the defendant to pay $180 a month for their support. Wall Heaters Stolen From Penitentiary RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP)—Warden ..eonard Meacham reported today :he wall heaters installed in the Wyoming penitentiary's main cell block are missing. WE DO OUR OWN FINANCING AT SLACK FURNITURE and APPLIANCE CO. 203 W. Third St.—Downtown Alton Long Terms—Many, Many Months to Pay! 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