Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 19, 1963 · Page 44
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 44

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, September 19, 1963
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PAGE FORTY-FOUR ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19,1963 ACTIVE DESPITE HANDICAP Carol Woodard, who will be 10 this month, rides a bicycle and plays like a normal child, despite having lost her Overcomes Handicap arms when struck by a train at the age of two. She has plastic arms fitted with steel clips. (AP Wirephoto) Girl, 10, Rides Bicycle, Draws Well Despite Loss of Both Arms SCHROON LAKE, N.Y. (AP)~ Carol Woodard is a sparkling little girl who rides a bicycle and, she says, "can draw real good" —even though she lost her arms at the age of 2. Carol will be 10 Sept. 25 and now is in the third grade despite setbacks resulting from the train accident that maimed her. She wears plastic arms with steel clips for fingers. In 1955, two days after her second birthday, Carol crept out of bed 'at her home in Ticonderoga and toddled along the nearby rail road tracks toward a neighbor's house. Her arms were crushed under the wheels of a freight train. Now, living at a foster home in this Adirondack resort, she has become so adjusted that she was the first to reach a foster brother who fell off his bicycle the other day. She lifted the bike off the boy, Dennis Ford, 10, made sure hp had not been injured, then wheeled the bike to the house. For those who ask how -her hands work, she flashes a smile and explains that the clips move like snap clothespins and are driven by her shoulder movements. She dresses herself, ties her own shoelaces and plays with other children in normal fashion. The Delaware & Hudson Railroad has established a $100,000 trust fund for Carol. Part of the money is being used for medical treatment. The balance will be hers when she is 21. JOHANNESBURG—South African gold reserves are now the highest sihce 1948. ' , ' LEOPOLDVILLE—The Congo is preparing to ask Belgium for more technical help. Read Telegraph Want Ads Daily NO MONEY I DOWN ' YEAR TO PAY Bride and (iroom Kings $i| O 88 32.50 Value A O 00 125 OO 169 ! 175 00 199 50 6-DIAMOND WEDDING SET $100.00 Value $1.35 Weekly 8-DIAMOND WEDDING SET $135.00 Value $QQOO $2.00 Weekly O5J WE WILL NOT BE UNDERSOLD ; 249 50 30 Day Money Back Guarantee On All Purchases Man's Diamond Ring Compare at $150.00 m $! > ST: HO wur< AI ION, ILL FREE GIFT With Every Purchase of $25,00 Or More n OF THE ORIGINAL 10-PC. ROOM OUTFIT BUYS! OPEN FRIDAYS AND MONDAYS TILL 9 P.M. COMPLETE 10-PIECE LIVING ROOM ENSEMBLE! Trx^TT ^v ruti it T T TITTTC* ~~~~*""*~«yOi7 GET ALL in IS *****»"*»*» • Modern living room suite with foam reversible cushions and durable decorator style nylon fabric in a choice of lovely colors. Choice of 2 piece sofa bed or stationary 2 pc. living room. • two step and one cocktail table in your choice of finishes. • Two throw pillows. • Two lovely table lamps. • Attractive smoker's stand. No Interest Or Carrying Charge On 120 Day Accounts. Many, Many Months To Pay! COMPLETE 10-Pc. BEDROOM ENSEMBLE Look What You Get • 4-Pc. Bedroom—Big triple dresser with mar- proof top and tilt mirror, bookcase bed with sliding panels and chest • Serta Innerspring Mattress and Box Spring • 2 Boudoir Lamps > 2 Pillows or Bedspread. NO MONEY DOWN 1963 MODEL FAMILY SIZE PHILCO REFRIGERATORS 100% Chenille, Washable BED SPREADS! Assorted Colors $O48 3 NO MONEY DOWN! AS LITTLE AS sooo A WEEK BEAUTIFUL 9X12 RUGS! New patterns and designs to choose from. $ 2-STEP TABLES 1-COCKTAIL TABLE Rest Better with SERTA 7-PC. DINETTE Musslve 36x60-lnch table with mar-proof stain and heat resistant top. Six beautifully upholstered chairs In easy to wash fabric. Uronzctone or Chrome. 00 MAGIC CHEF GAS RANGE! Has porcelain finish, divided top, 2 storage drawers, automatic oven regulator, broiler. One of the great names in gas rangeti! 129 PLATFORM ROCKER! Durable Easy to clean plastic arms. Plastic f r Decorator colors. On Sale At Only FAMOUS SERTA • BEDDING Model 80-10-IN. No more lumps, sags and protruding springs to stop you from having a good night's sleep . . . Choose a new in- nersprlng or box spring made by Serta at a low sale price. Full or Twin Size. Kemember, your credit is good at Slacks. NO INTEREST OR CARRYING CHARGES ON 120-DAY ACCOUNTS WE DO OUR OWN FINANCING . HEADQUARTERS COAL • ELECTRIC HEATERS PARK FREE on any Municipal Parking Lot or Directly Behind Our Store Long, Easy Terms, Many Months to Pay

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