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AlfOM iference Fives Prep for Own Wday, Jan. 6 Contests ind Oilers vs. Kahoks, Host to Tigers Bt »ON PLABSK1 J tcletrnph Sports Writer < fou probably could cut the *noke from the holiday toumft- inent wars with the edge ot a backboard. It's that thick! Yep, lite big guns have ceased firing for ftwhile with six oi the seven Southwestern llUnols Conference b»sketb»ll team's. .The whole state gets A nice nulet three-day rest, then resume* the grind again on Tuesday with •it tew scattered affatra In a few 'Mattered places. , The past week was chock full uf wrptlsw, Mt Vernon cam* through as expected. The Rams blasted their way through their own 18-team tourney without any trouble at all (ho hum). But . there were a lot of surprises else- twhere along the basketball route. Centralla's speedy Orphans were sidetracked by a surprisingly , strong Tilden ,Tech group from Chicago, Danville was bopped by Bradley, which certainly must rate »me kind ot Attention, now. Pekln, Robinson, and Wood River had their perfect slfites messed up ;lft t?ie tough East* St. Louli get, together. GUlesple got; imhcked by (of all people), the B*nld Indians. It was the ttrit defeat tor 'the Miners. East St, Lbuli po' little boys got touch « their meet ' tod picked on Pekln, the Chinks had been unstoppfed by, anybody M nine starts. East- Sf Loula riidn't won one in six pre-tourn«y rttarti. Ah yet, there'll be n big Ilihakeup in the*, prep poll come ,hext week*. i>, Wen Money^ i'j Let'* me how the Southwestern vDllnols Conference fared In the ;Kusy basketball days Just gone by. •Starting,the, easy .way* the six ifteam* that,got a taste of holiday faction brought back hdrne eight Dowries and dragged with them 'the same number ot lowes. Which Mves with a perccntaga ot .500. Collinsvllle stayed at home this Slogan Shoots Sut-ParGoif; Looks to Meet \, Only two et< tha iootfi memberi ;got any kind of consolation. That's what it was—coniolation. Wood iRlver and 1 *aranita r clty had to go %> different parts,of the state to Mot 1 any kind of honor*, but they | • The* Oilers entwed the Bast St, t£outa tourrtey an one ,ol the co- siavotltet,; They had an unmapped fatring of six straight games. .But • -they,, were not through, though. ..They administered Robinson's sec- •t>nd defeat ot the season, 43-36, '|«d;,then won the consolation -(Championship by allpplng pa»t.a —•"-- Taylotvllle quintet, i 45- The biggest;*uprl»e,of that meet •"•^ • the hometown boy«, the afs. They rode past an oft Benton brigade and then led,/ttt&. uptet ot all upset* tilling Pokln's highly touted it, S0?4& , Their magic didn't *k the, next game and the Fly- sert were aho^ down byKankakee, 1, U» at Pontlac, Alton High and pdwardsvllle carried the bannef vjot the Southwestern Conference. It /lew high for awhile. Edwards- vllle breeied to an easy win over UnivarsAty^Hlgh of Normal, 69-37. | But It was brought to half mast late* aa th* Tigers lost to« New f Trlet of .Wnnetka, 61-45, : , Wrong; Again / f Alton's defeatured Redbtrds got 4 off on the wroiig wing. They lost r In a walte tb Pohtlab; 29-24 and then <; were lopped off, ,the consolation ittt.by jJonwouth, 4««31 , Getting dovyn to CeWralla; things /glow a little brighter;'thank* to I granite- Qty. The Happy 'War. riors wore bounoed by the Blue ',DevU* of Quincy in their tint at! tempt, 60-30. But they cama back I strong to annex the consolation -S^J^ roopping up on Pana, , S5-49, .Champaign, 92-43, and then finally Tliornton of Harvey, 47-46. Belleville wai In the same tour- nament.for awhile. The Maroons wew», eliminated from champlon- , *hlp «on«Jderation by West Rock; t ford, 56-50, and then forced to drop from the meet by Thornton, 65-53. i So, thaf» It. The-Southwestern Conference ts none the worse, but Isn't any better either. East St. ' Louis might have, added some prestige, but Edwardsvllio might have t lost soirte ot It, by losing, to New > Trier., the^ger* had been one jw the Pontlae tournament favor» V Its, simply because they had a five ', mA ^^ *"* ™ upwt ( Next wwk the conference wai.'i , start again and right off the bd jt thwe'i too mighty important bat ', ties on tap. Most Important i« tin i Wood Rlver-ColUnsvllle tussle Pri j day night In Kahok territory, Thi. > 5 Je ««w« leadership wiU be at stake \ CoUln«vUl4) hw a record of two i win* and no losses in conference |pJay, the «arhe at-the Oilers, col |Un«v)l]« has victimized East St J £oul**and Cranlte, City, whlla jth IP.Uew have cWllod Edwardsville' Alton's hope*, GUMfal he game will .bring togetfte 4rcult'» two leading sewera, ;|wr M avwagUiig per game 1 "•-ned. e^fliiniirwUe wW offe : KraaJt, who has 4ropped In InU to two cpnteits tw w f 1S.B pep tilt, Wood Rlv . imtan w(th Bob Mut* cltt, the cflrda ttp i fat *.$>.«•* jw, I way In LOS ANGELES, Dec, 31 en months ago, one of the great' it golfer* of all time lay near eath on a Te*aa toadade. Docton eared he might nevet play again. But they couldn't convince ban- am Ben Hogan ol that. Now, he't llitertng. the fairways again, and hother tound Ilk* yesterday's 2- hder-par $S may be enough to goad hi* intd 'entering next Fri* a/* Lo» Angeles Open, richest ouwament on the winter circuit. "I Wai chipping and putting like madman," Hogan dulpp'ed as he eft the-tricky Riviera course. He carded a 33 on the front nln nd a 36 on thct backside. This ii tie fourth round he's played since he accident. After his operation last spring, octori said Hogan might not be bw to walk well enough to play. "I Use one of those golf gallery oldlng chairs and re«t when the tner fellows are shooting," Hogan xplalned, adding that the legs Mill swell somewhat and are wobbly. Hogan said he'll be back for more today and tomorrow, If he eels up to.it and If he continue.* o score well, he'll be on the firing line for the $15,000 event he won !94?, '4Tand'48, He makes no promise* now. But he competitive urge is welling up ntlde bantam Ben like steam In pre*»ure 'cooker, v He fired 14 pars, three birdie* nd one bogey, then described hi* ;ame apologetically; "I wasn't driving very well, or jlttlng good shots to the green, ome of my drive* hit trees and •ounced back Into good playable losltlons." ' ^ Luck, may have contributed omethlng to his score. Or better— luck. Vorth-South Stars In Battle Today MONTGOMERY, Ala., Dec. 31— i^)—College All-Stars from above and below the Mason-Dlxon line match, football talent today in the 2th annual Blue-Gray gamo at Cramton Bowl. » A capacity crowd of 22,500 per- ons was expected for the game, which feature* some ot the na- tton'* top star*., j A battle between ground and air attacks was In the books, with he Grays passing over the Blues' dmlttedly superior line, The North, on the other hand, was ready to use Us strength up *ront to clear the way for a bevy >f backs and pass only as a secondary weapon. Standard Plays PrinsTuesday The Standard Oilers independent basketball team of Wood River will play the Principle Indians Tuesday, Jan. 3, at Roxana high ichool gym. The game will start at > p.m. and be preceded by a girls' game between the Ollerette* and - girl*' team from St. Louis; The game Tuesday will be the lecond meeting of the season for he two teams as Standard earlier ook a two pp4nt victory from the Indians In a game played at Prln- clpla, The Standard Oil starters will be from among Jim Jones, Bob Caffery, Tom Kochan, Erv Hon- drlcks, Merv Hendrlcks, and Luther Harris. East-West Came Has Sure Winner SAN FRANClScd, Dec. 31— «P> — fc^tte of tfie fittest collegia*" ootban talent in the nation «eet* tere today In the 25th East -West Shrine Bowl football game. But no matter which side has the mo«t points t.a the Scoreboard, the* •eal winners w<ft b* the children « the Shrtners 1 Hospital, for whom the game Is played. Mote than $1,250,000 hat gone 1 the hospital since the inception of the game In 1925. The West has .he edge, having come out on top 2 times to eight for the East, with four games ending lit ties. An estimated 62,000 fans—a Jam- packed house-<-was expected. The mighty East eleven, loaded with All- America players,' 1* * 3-1 lavorite or 10 poinu at even money. ' • , The East boasts an All America aerial combination with Army"! Arnold Gallffa pitching to Notre Dame's Leon Hart, The Weft Is led by co-captains -indy Berry, Texas Christian tall" back, and Tom Novak, Nebraska :enter. , the East it coached by Andy <err (Lebanon Valley), Bernle Sierman, (Minnesota) and Tuts McLaughry (Dartmouth). Matty Bell (Southern Methodist), Dutch Meyer (Texas Christian) and Jeff Cravath {U.S.C.), handled the coaching for- the West Prep Basketball By THlt ABKOOIATISD PRESS ,. AT MT. VBRNON V«mon 72. Bp*n» so. (Champion- It will give the winner a big edgo on the other guy. EasCSt. Louis las proved by Us recent play that It can be tough. So can Granite *lty and Edwnrdsvllle, Colllnsvlllo has already faced East Side and Granite, whereas the Oilers have met Edwnrdavllle. The latter ttli; has East and Granljte to play. Another big batUe in «ore for Friday evening Is > the Edwards- vllle-Alton game on the Redblrd floor. Edwardsville can get into second place it It stops Alton. Th« Tigers possess a 3-1 record loop play «nd can make It 8-1 with * win. Tho Birds will be *triv* »«K to get out of the cellar, where lh«y have been since the beginning of the s«a«on, Alton has lost to Wood River and Belleville, Those are the only conference games scheduled for next week. Imp) <S*tal'Fin»l) ._ . ->«»»••»•-«• lllBtlf Sparta 44, We«t Frankfort 40. CARBONDALE 33. (Champlenihtpi, _—.M.JI ot Mound* 60, Sumner ot Cairo M, fCtm«oiatlon). JOHNSTON- OITt _ . • (Stml-riakti) Murphyiboro «. Hwrln 84. Johniton City 88. Chrlitophtr 13. AT MT. OABMEt Rock Falli 44. Fulton 38, (Champion- iiup). MorriiOn 80. Savanna 48, (Con»o)a- uonN' : .' . 8«tnl-lflna1i) l-ultoh SB. savanna 83. » Rock raiii at, Morrlion at. AT NORMAL (Seml'F)n»!i) Marmlon Academy 88, Downtri Qrovs Normal Community 8J, Clinton 48, AT PONTIAO Frwport 51, New Trier :37. (Cham- plonihlp). n * ' Potomac 38. ta S»lle-Peru 34. (Con- lolation), AT LEXINGTON Ltxlniton TO, Hartiburc-Kmden 32. (ChampfoMhlp), Toluoa 82, MoL«an 38. (Coniolatlon), AT PAX.TON Buckley BS, Kantoul 42. (Champion*. Armitrong 70, Paxton BO. (Coniola- tlon). AT MINONK Minonk 38, Roanoka 33. (Champton- *hlp). ElPaio 44, Flanagan 33. (ConiolaUon). AT BFFINQHAM 'St. Domlnli or Br««e 98, at. Anthony of SMin«h»m «;. •(Championihlp). Straaburg 48, iLongvlew 42. (Coniol- •tton). -.v AT BROWNSTOWN St. Elmo 83, Browrutown St, (Cham- plonihlp). BMOhar City 58, Noble 30. (Contol- •tlon). AT MORB1S MorrU DO, Sterling Community 38. (ChampUmHilp): St. Anne 48. Serena 44. (ConiolaUon). AT DE KALD West Aurora v41, De Kalb 34. (Cham- plonnhlp), ' (Siml-rinuli) De Kalb 4S, Sycamore 48. Weit Aurora 44, Rook Iilaiid 40, AT MAOOMB Athens 81, Havana 48. (Champion- ihlp). Weitern High 43, Maoomb 3T. (Con- iolatlon). AT M008BHEART (8emt-rin»l) PalaUn* 42, Mar*njro' 34. AT JACKSONVILLE Jackioavlll* 38. Routt 31, (Cham- pionihlp). Virden 48. Klncald 41, (ConiolaUon). AT PETERSBURG .^ Petteriburt 60, Qraenvlew 8slr(Cham- plonlhlp). Aihland 82, Forett city 48, (Conioia- Uon) . OUXC8PIB BOUND ROBIN Mt. Ollv. 43, BenW 4J. Ollleiple 44, Staunton 38. SPRINQriCLD ROUND ROBIN Cathedral 83, Lanphler 48, (Cham- plnnihlp). rfprlnstleld 50. Feltahaui 43. (Coniola- Uon). ' AT PARIS Dor* 44, Furl* 43. (Champlonihip). Bradley 81, Kewanee 60. (Coniola- Uon). (S«ml-Fln»U) Parli 89. Bradley 49. Flora M, Kewanee 48, NON-TOUBNBV Corpui ChrtitU%t Qaleiburg 48, St. Ambroia Academy ot Davenport 38, Bflls, Navy Play Tonight at Dallas DALLAS, Dec. 3i — WP) —Navy and St. Louis University, a couple of stralght-shooUng outllts, particularly from the foul line, clash tonight for the championship ot the first annual Cotton Bowl basketball tournament* Navy kept its record clear as It won Its fifth straight game ot the season last night In taking out Southern Methodist 53-50 in the turnament'8 opening round. St. Louis had the guns in the •tretoh to light oft a great Baylor rally and win 'going away 58-50 In the other game. The Billlkena have won five games and lost one tor the season. Navy and St, Louis get together at 9 o'clock tonight for the title. At 7:30 Baylor and Southern Meth. odlst clash for third place, Middleweight? May Have Two Crowns Again By JACK ttAKO NEW tORK, Dec. 30. <#M-the day of the dual middleweight hflmpionship may be *.n the Way lack, Jake La Motta isn't keen about meeting the Feb. 1 deadline sit up yesterday by the New Vork Box- n(t Commission for him to sign for a March defense. The "Bronx Bull" ttys he won't be ready tmtll * REMEMBER. PRESCRIPTION SERVICE t Daily 9 A, M to 10 P. M. WE DO DEUVEB |p»d«y and Holldav*. 9 A. M. to 1 p. M.-4 J»,H tplO I , Stow sffrpr Pf*^jW$¥ ..,,.., , , ^ ^ . aiilJKt ?©Ifl| DOCTOi TO PHOM US Chairman Eddie Eagan pf the New York Commission won't wait until June. If Jake doesn't sign up by Feb. 1, he'll declare the I tie vacated and set up a tournament among the four leading chal- engers. He didn't name the con- enders. That leaves the door open for Jake to be stripped of his New York .title but still retain it m the National Boxing Association states which do not always cooperate with the Nek York commission. Abe Greene of Paterson, N. J., commissioner of the NBA I* hold- ng his fire. He won't make any announcement of the NBA's-stind until all members have had a shance. to read : a letter stating ..a Motta's intentions. The letter, also read to the New rork Commission yesterday by fake, was written by La Motta'.s attorney, H. Jordan Lee &f, New Tork, in response to a query .from Greene, "He (La Motta) Intends to de- end his title in June, 1950," the etter read in part, "this would ?lve him an opportunity to. have wo or three warmup fights in or- ler to get back In condition, for le is now fully aware, after his most recent fistic encounter, that t is Imperative that he regain the orm and condition which he possessed when he acquired the itlo. La Motta feels that the inly way to do this is in the ring." La Motta, whose six-month per- od of grace expired Dec, IS, listed six men who have "good and logical reasons for being the number one contender," They were Robert Vlllemaln of France 1 , Dave Jands, of Australia, Ray Robinson, Steve Bellolse and Rocky Graiuiano of New York and Laurent Dauthuille of France. La Motta signed for a return >out with Marcel Cerdan, Dec. 2, mt the French ex-champ was tilled in a plane crash en route o New York. Later La Motta was beaten by Vlllemaln, Dec. 9, n an over • the -weight - jnatch. Sagan has expressed a desire that Villemaln be given a title shot but yesterday, .'he asked Jake to. sign for a bout with Vlllemalri or "another leading contender". The business of dual champions n the middleweight class started n 1931 when Mickey Walker quit he class, Gorilla Jones won the NBA tournament and Ben Jeby was accepted in New York., Jones went-to Europe and lost to Marcel Thll of France. It went on Jllte that for years with varying degrees of confusion until Billy 1 Soose, the New York champ, left the division In 1941 and Tony Zale, NBA champ, de- eated Georgle Abrams, the outstanding contender. Track Meet at Sugar Carnival NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 31. (ff>— The mile run and mile relay ap- sear to be the top attractions in he Sugar Bowl track meet tornor- •ow. ' Five runners are entered In the mile race and fill but one is an old-timer. The youngster is Alfred •lolmberg of Sweden, now of the University of Tennessee. Holmberg is considered a rising distance man. His competition will )e from Whitey Otferton of Auburn, a member of the 1948 Olympic team; John Twomey of the Illinois Athletic Club, and Browing Hoss of Vlllanova. Fred Wilt of New York, has withdrawn. Relay teams from the Oklahoma Aggies, Texas Aggies and Louisiana State University, meet again In tho baton carrying run. The same colleges ran against each other In 1&47 with the Oklahoma Ag- gies selling a Sugar Bowl record of 3:18.4. The Texas Aggies won last year, In the 100-yard dash a new Sugar Bowl record might bet set. Six runners will be trying to break the 9.9 record. They are Don Pet- Ue, Drake University: Charlie Parker, Texas; Elmer Grundmeyer, Loyola: Charlie Peters, unattached, Indiana University; Dou«las Fowlkes, New York AthMlc Club* and Paul Belnz, Tulane. Pressure Mounts At Rose Bow] PASADENA, Calif., txc.3i.tib —The pressure start* to motml today a* the California atid Oblo State Rose Bowl teftft)* and their legion* of backers head into the longest holiday weekend of the fading football season. Light warm-up drills Were set for both sqtiadft — California, the unbeaten king of tha Pacific Coftst Conference, and Ohio State, the CO- kingpin of the Big Ten. Comes Monday the big game, the 36th renewal of the Tournament of Roses grid 1 classic, and the fourth in the current series between the coast and the invaders from the midwest. The Big Ten has won the first three. California's Golden Bear* for the second straight year carry the standards of the West* beaten in Rose Bowl a year ago in a fateful last period explosion by'the Wild- eats of: Northwestern. Ohio- State very possibly U shouldering the heaviest burden of pressure. It is up to the Buckeyes to carry on thi* mastery of the gridiron for their conference. With few exceptions, the consensus look* for a close game, a tight score and one of the more bruising, rugged type* of encounters between the two big, strong and rough lines. Scalpers at Sugar Bowl Promised Hard Time NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 31 (*)— Sugar Bowl' scalper* who don't register as brokers and pay taxes on their ticket sales here had bet* ter watch out they won't lose their own. The warning comes from U. S, Collector of Internal Revenue C, A. Donnelly, who said his scouts will be out to > nail all offenders. Maximum penalty is f 10,000 fine and five years imprisonment. lad Biggest Year By DAVID J. WTLIODB , Associated, Press Automotive '' ' .- .. DETROIT, Dec. 31.— (&)— The auto industry, wound up Its biggest year today with an indicated output, In round figures, of 6,200,000 vehicles, - ' What it will do production-wise In 1950, of course, depends on the nation's buying, power. The auto makers know demand hasn't been satisfied. But they' know, .too, a more selective tendency has developed among car buyers. Knowing this, the car makers have been cutting price corners Whereever possible. None of the reductions so far announced have been of major proportions excepting as; they affected so-called luxury models, like station wagons and convertibles. Automotive circles hear considerable talk about 1950 production equalling that of 1949. However, every make of automobile is being given more promotion right now than at any time since the war. Some industry sources say the auto plants will build an average of 600,000 vehicles ,a month at least from January through April of the new ytar. That means a sizable „ stock of cars will be in dealers' hand? when the spring selling season gets under way in March. ' Charles Johnson, Carrollton, Dies CARROLLTON, Dec. 31 (Special )— Charles Johnson, 65, died unexpectedly Friday at 11:30 a. m. at the home of a sister, Miss Adah Johnson. He suffered a heart attack, and died while seated in a chair. Johnson had resided with his sister for the past nine years, coming to Carrollton from Murphysborb, following a paralytic stroke. While he had been in falling health he had been able to be up and about the house. • • Born in Walkerville township, Johnson was a son of the late Perry and Elizabeth Johnson. Surviving In addition to his sister, Adah, are another sister, Mrs. George Klnser, White Hall, and a brother, Olin Johnson, Hot Springs, Ark. The body is at Simpson funeral home where frionds may call. Funeral rites will be conducted Sunday at 2 p. m. in the funeral home by the Rev, Marshall D, Ulm, pastor of First Methodist Church. Budal will be in White Ha[l cemetery. Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK", VittsBorn At Carrollton •Seveti babies W*WL ttoftl flttftng e week in Boyd Memorial He* :al, among them twin son* fearn ec. 24 to Mr. and Mrs. Betfctod etter, Katfipivftie« v A daughter was born fuiisaay Mr, and Mrs. Olli« F. Weftdte, •fseyvifle, A son w«« born faes- iy to Mr. and Mt*, H. Waters, thensville, and a daughter was rn Wednesday/to Mr. and Mrs. sllx Beauchamp, Kane. A daughter was born Friday to r. and Mrs, Leslie E. Nichols, ow, and a son was bom Wednes- y to Mr. and Mr*. Raymond P. osteilo. , Because of repairing and re- corating of the hospital no sui-gl- al or medical patients are being mitted. It is hoped that the work 11 be completed within the next weeks. • • Marriage Licenses Issued CARROLLTON, — County Clerk wight Coonrod Issued four /mar- age licenses fto'm Dec. 28-30. Ll- nses issued Dec. 28 were to harles Alell and Miss Mabel Jean nnlngs, both of Fort Knox, Ky., d to Emmerson L, Abbott and Uss Lola Margeson, both of Kane, ne was Issued Dec. 29 to James Tuey and Miss Barbara King, th of this city ( who are being arrled Sunday. The fourth 11- nse was issued .Dec. 30 to E. 2. abados and Mrs. Agnes Crab- ee, both of Roodhouse. Entertains at Birthday Party CARROLLTON. — Mr. and Jvlrs. enry Schnelt entertained 40 aiing persons at a birthday party hUrsday evening, honoring their n, E. Schnelt, who celebrated hi* mftty^secbndf'birthdays 4-H Club Christmas Party CARROLLTON. '-- Eighty-two embers of the Greene- County lome Economics and Agricultural -H clubs attended ; a Christmas >arty Wednesday evening In the farm 'Bureau hall. Humorous i Jhrlstmas gifts were exchanged and a recreational program was injoyed. It was planned by Phil Sobson, president of the Greene bounty 4-H Club ! Federation and :nembers of J his committee. Eastern Star School of Instruction CARROLLTON.:-, Miss Bertha ?ieker, 'Carlinvllle, will hold a school of instruction for the officers and members of Temple Chapter No. 325, OES, Tuesday at L p. m. in the Masonic Hall. The chool will be held in the evening n connection with -the regular •neetlng'of the chapter. Carrollton Notes CARROLLTON — Miss Hester Bailey, Miss Mary Ellen Hubbard, vliss Virginia DowdalJ, Bill Boe, 3ob Reynolds, and Charles Brannan were entertained Thursday evening at the home of Brannan's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Keith 'Brannan. Mrs. Howard Parks, Greenfield, was a guest Thursday of Mrs. 'Emma Pierce, , Mrs. L. Wobd entertained members of her bridge club and a few irlends at a luncheon -Thursday at her home here. Mr. and Mrs, L. M. Dowdall and Charles Purl went to Springfield Thursday evening where they were dinner guests of Miss Helen Cory. Mr, and Mrs. Adrian Read and Mrs. Howard Kessie spent Friday in Springfield.' Mrs. Frank Nims of this .city ahd her daughter, Mrs. Ralph Granquist, Chicago, were guests Friday of friends in Carlinville and Litchfleld. . Mrs. Louis Richard and Mrs, Rupert Vallentine of this : city and Mrs, Beverly Farrow jr., were dinner guests Thursday evening at Kane at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Hawk. Mrs.. Delbert Driver and Mrs; Meda Dowdall returned Friday from Quantlco, Va., where they had been guests over the holidays of Mrs. Driver's son-in-law and daughter, Maj. and Mrs, Gordon Grey. Walter Reynolds, Chicago, is spending several days with his sister, Mrs. Grace Admire. Asked to Bring Refreshments HARTFORD — Families attending watch services from 9 to 10 tonight at the First Baptist Church are asked to bring sandwiches of cake, according to committee members in charge. If you are an adult weighing about 175 pounds, you lose in weight 7,8 pounds of waste In 24 hours. Have You Seen or Heard a ALKNG THIS PAPER ~TT~^"v'^ >T ?T' ;, *, * "^-f^-yfi »t Chtitcli of (Wd theChttrctiesoftJodlnthlsatea which are affiliated with the Gospel Trumpet Company oi Anderson, Xnftana, will observe a week of prlyfet /br revival, beginning Sunday, Jan. 1, and continue through,Sunday, Jan. & the first chiircft-of God at East mm and Bifch in North Alton t* coopered ing In this effort, the <ptmt, the Rev. W, W, Sfeippef, wltt use as his s&mon theme m the morning setvifte, "W^at Prayef can Ac- compllsh." The iservfee will begin at SiSO'fe, m.» ftiid ft few minutes will be given to pYayet at the close. This theme wilt te*c«rtled out Ih the evening service at-t:30 when Rev. Skipper will speak on "Secret Prayer." Throughout the week the member* of the churches Will be urged to play at the noon hour each day. There will be a special teachers meeting Sunday afternoon at the church. > Christmas Party Ladle* Aid Society of the Melville congregational Church met Wednesday at the home of Mri ttortense* White oh Alt&ti*Jersey- ville road for a Christmas party and gift exchange. During the afternoon, the Women revealed the names of their "Sunshine Sisters" and drew names for new "sisters" during the c6mlng year. Fifteen members were present. .At close of the meeting; Mr*. White served refreshments, assist* ed by her mother, Mrs. Anna StU> Hz, ••":'•'•,.. '•• :. The next meeting Will be at 2 p. m., Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the home of Mrs. > James Martin at 3403 Roberts street. Services at Model Chapel Sunday School hour will begin at 9:30 a. m.'at Model Chapel. Morning worship will begin at 10:45 and the Rev. William-M. Lawton will use "New Things" as his sermon subject for the service. At 2-p. m. Sunday Rev. Lawton will have the services at the Rocky Fork church and at 3 will return to. the Campbell Chapel AME church to attend the Quarterly Conference of ministers of the Alton area. District Meeting A "get-together" meeting of ministers ot the Quincy District, A, M. E; Church, will begin at 10 a. m. Monday at-Model Chapel on Mitchell street/The Rev.' G. W. Brewer, presiding elder of the district, will .be in charge of the meeting. . Auxiliary meeting ' Booster Club Auxiliary will meet at 1:30 p. m. Tuesday at:the Shel- terhouse, Election of officers, for pottatit will Nortfc »t 9:4$ ft. fh. Attdrf w, 10:IS with the te%, ft i .iB-^i>m j-jfcj,frLjA|^gfrfrtf t , juRinKen preacmngi- The Baptist ff&iMhi Union meet at 6;36 #, m, an3 the,< mniWotshl^i wffl bfgftlal 7:30. ^ffit^-tiMsx "t'tafi^fmi y ** lj ihi&t'i'ii'f n HoTufTI Xrvln J&OVplHUv Chaftes, 11, soft Of Mt,and Mrs. Gerald ffldclHaBf,,^^ AlbTv^ was able,to tetum hoftisi 1 after several d&fft flt^Kol mv , mortal Hospital. Chaslei was taken Hi the day a/tef dhMstnifts. johnny, son of Mr, arid M*k <J«t Kodros of Virginia dveffue,' who returned home Thursday from St, Anthony* Infirmary, made it home in time for his birthday today, after two weeks confinement, Johnny received nearly 200 greet* Ing and remembrance catds while at the'infirmary. He also'reeeived some of his Christmas gift* at the hospital. . f Winter Communion Service the Winter Coinmuniori service of Elm Street Presbyterian Church will be 'held at the close 6f the morning worship at 10:45 a. m., Sunday. The ChUrfih Schbol will begin at 9:'30. The service was planned for tomorrow so that students at home, far the holidays would be able to take part in'the Communion at their home church, The annual congregational meet'( log at Elm Street Chufc£; will be-' j gin at 7 !3'0 p. m., Wednesday. Hartford Auxiliary To Meet Holiday ; HARTFORD, Dec. 21 A~K Members of the Auxiliary Of the Clvia League, will hold their regular meeting Monday night in the League building with the president, Mrs. Ruth Backensto, in charge of the business meeting. A social hour will be held. ; To Honor New Members HARTFORD -- Members of the Methodist Church will hold a pot« luck dinner at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday to honor the new members of the church. Read Telegraph Want Ads EVERS PAINTING AND DECORATING SINOJ-: .»o<; PHONE 2-1126 Ou," thanks for your patronage in 1949. Best wishes for. a Happy and .Prosperous New Year! Here's tha n king you again for your patronage and Best Wishes from us for a glad New Year to all of you, and all you hold dear. P. S. We will be open and ready to serve you during the coming year, on Jan. 3rd. BROADWAY & MAIN Drive-In Produce Market GRAND OP!IM<| TUESDAY JANUARY 3RD *"' f KutterBroslumber&Hdw. Cottage Hills On Route 140

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