Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on December 31, 1949 · Page 13
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 13

Alton, Illinois
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today *t tfti MM The toMtttoiUt KMUK-WJN. ftlfig wfll emit with £ pTlylr of c,onsccratloft at midnight. Sunday school will eonVette at 9;4S a. m. SfiWday Shd at 10:SO ft «,, the ftev. toting wfll observe wsmtntmten service* and deliver sermon concerning communion At f:30 p. W,, thfe RfO, Young will speak .oft "The Old Revealed In the NeW." Watch night service! will be held today at 9 p 4 . m. at th« Fiwt Baptist Church* The meeting will begin,with th« fihowiflg of two films, followed by a fellowship hour- and refresh-' ments. The services will close with a devotional hoiir led by the Rev Donald A. Zlemer. « Girl Scout Potludc Supper fcOXANA. - The Girl Scouts will have their annual potluck s,jpper Thursday at 5:43 p. m. In the gymnasium of "the. Community Building. Troop No. 25 Meets ROXANA. — Boy Scout Troop No. 25 met Thursday evening with Assistant Scoutmaster Gordon Kennedy leading 1 in the absence of Scoutmaster William Wrest Mack Weiss, patrol leader of the Daniel Bpone patrol, opened the meeting by reading a Skit of how scouting began in England and was introduced In America. The overnight hike, scheduled for Jan. 7, was discussed. In the point advancements, the Fox patrol, led by Dale Hill, assisted by Donald Kennedy of the Explorer patrol, Is, leading, followed by the Daniel Boone patrol, .led by Mack Weiss and assisted by Charles Hoyt of the Explorer patrol. The Flaming Arrow patrol, led by Warren Steffen and Glenn Hachman of the Explorers' is trail ing..,' . • '/;• '. - : ...•;•• , Presbyterian News ' ROXANA. — The Rev. E. E. DeLong, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, VlH speak on "Second Chance" at the morning worship hour Sunday at 9:30 a. m. The choir will sing, a special number. Roxana Notes > ROXANA. — Mr. and Mrs. Charles Radmacher and children, Bob and Sandra, West Tydeman. avenue, have returned from Lincoln, where they visited Mrs. Had- macher's parents, Mr. and Mrs.. J. E. Montgomery, and from Springfield, where they visited Radmacher's parents, Mr. and Mrs, Fi P. Griffith. Miss Hilda Mae Rhodes, a student at the University of Illinois, spent the holidays with her parents,. .Mr. and, Mrs. M. E. Rhodes, East Third -street. Dale Arvldson, Chicago, also spent several days at the Rhodes' home and he and Miss Rhodes are now in Chicago with his mother, Mrs. Peggy, jRr- vidson. . . Mrs. M. E. Rhodes, an'employe at the postoffice, has been confined to her home several days because of illness. . Miss Norma Wolverton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B, E. Wolverton, East Third street, was an overnight guest of her brother and family, -Mr. and Mrs. James' Wolverton, and children, Bethalto. George H. Ukena, West Fifth street, returned Thursday after spending the holidays in Golden City, Mo., with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George W. Ukena. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Wilson of Doerr c venue held "open house" Wednesday in honor of their daughters, Margaret Anne and Jeanne Kay. Forty-five children attended and luncheon was served GINTER-WARDEIN has KINDLING WOOD bag bags ... ^..... ttl jUtttft ' tfttettlfee mi * to the cleMfrn an*, wten it came b*tk ( hi^ftttJstaht* Ift hi* absent* It cm a, corpse. Met the m\ Wa» jfbM, but not ^ Wa* another dowy 6! ft varn abettt the Alton surgeon, p*r- fornllftg ' an operation when his pants mi; <The,nursc pulled ; r 6m Up, SO h* w« illft ftHtls^tift),' So, h6y"n«ttnie"nonnte, wharwlll the Ne*c Yea* bring in the way of . . Some of the fmest humor that reaches 'a newspaper effie* doesn't make print, hawevjir. It seldom gets around ex* cept in book* like » f city EdN tor," by Stanley Walker. * There la now a proofreader at the Alton Telegraph who collects many silly sounding names - - — like Sir Hugo Knatchbull-Hugessen. She has some dimes from the local scene, but how -can anyone pass them on? People blessed with such names might not think It's funny. If one were compiling famous local anecdotes, there are a few that'll pass;, for example, on the subject of speechmaking: There was once a political campaigner who stumped the county on behalf of himself during one hot pre-election race. He was noted for his attempt 'to gain control of the English language and a high point in these efforts came during the course of one speech where he worked himself tip to the peak of his oration. At this point ho dramatically paused and then at I mating of the Oty ,-, a cltliln Waa granted the f i«ftr in a hot argument ovtf Mm* ls«i« (now forgotten) and he ex* tiMi^t <li <iiiw ak^atJiati^-,* ** * -3*- - A. ilLdkM™*. pressou profound disffust bwav h* walMlwoiWSd w"th* mittu. ThlftWng oi the Bibtcai story of friwtltir.j&jst*, the Roman w»o let Christ bt crucified and there' after attempted ta riltninate M* guilt by Washing his hands, the council bfattfi 1 declared, ". . .-and a* Pontius pilau- let, 'pass me de basin!'» % There was at «ne time on the Alton scene a mail who was ambitious to -sueeed in all talent*, even ttrose he did net posses. One of hi* prdjectt was speechmaklng. He spoke often and had a speech *£aiij? fot almost every occasion. Oh* 'of 'hl» most remarkable speeches was on the 'subject of success—and it Included this immortal thought: "This la one thing we can always say is true about success—it keeps gofitg forward!" One speeehmaker, whose problem wasn't making speeches, appeared at a dinner meeting with his wife. To make a joke, and referring to his better half, he ebw» mentedr "When we were martini her father dropped in oh the wedding. He must've been on a hunting trip because he brought his shotgun along," (The speaker's wife was furious). Perhaps the funniest of all ln» cidents involving speeches was at a political rally a few years ago, where the speaker (a Republican) was extolling the qualities of Abraham Lincoln. From the rear came-a terrific hissing, and the speaker paused in a rage. "Who's doing that hissing?" he roared. No one answered. It was gas escaping from a keg of. beer in the, back of the room. South Roxanan Suffers Injury SOUTH ROXANA, Dec, 31.—A. J. Howard of Sinclair avenue was fiven emergency treatment at 11 ». m. Wednesday In Wood River Township Hospital for laceration of the index finger on his right hand, suffered when chopping wood. The finger was cut to the >one. , ,. . Attend Funeral SOUTH ROXANA—Mr. and Mrs. Hill of Poag road attended the funeral of Hill's sister-in-law, vfrs. Blanche Hill, Muskegon, Wch., Wednesday, in Bourbon, Mo. Others from this area at- ending were Sgt. and Mrs. Thomas Johnson and children, M/Sgt. and Mrs. LeRoy Hill, George Thomson, Mr. and Mrs. Fez Hill and daughter of Edwardsville, Mrs. Pony Rothe- and Miss Eriola Hill, Casper, Wyo. Holiday GuesU SOUTH ROXANA—Mr. and Mrs. loy Hill of'Poag Road had as loliday guests, Mr. and Mrs. John Hill, Miss Margaret and Ruth Hill and John Jager, Muskegon, Mich., and Miss Enola Hill, Casper, Wyo. Other guests were the Hill's children, M/Sgt. and Mrs. Thomas fohnson and children, Lackland Air Base, San Antonio, Tex. M/S and Mrs. Leroy Hill, Waco, Tex., and Geo.' Thompson, Ironton, Mo. 'Connie Luening Honored SOUTH ROXA.NA—Miss Connie iiiening, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W, D: Luenlrig, Park avenue, celebrated her tenth birthday recently nd was guest of'honor at a birthday party given by her parents. Guests were Ralph Butler, ,Gail Ellis, .Darlene"and Sherry Nichols, Jobble and Bonnie Buchanan, Bobby Lowe, and Billy Luening. South Roxana Notes SOUTH ROXANA—Henry' Ma4 ;ee, father of Miss Helen arid M. S. Magee, Missouri avenue, is a satlent in Wood River Township Hospital. He has been a -patient iy Mrs. Wilson, assisted by. Miss Suzanne Wrest. ' . Miss Natalie Ann Gross, daugh- er of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Gross, Doerr aVenue, is .visiting her jrandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Jross, Alhambra. . 4 Very Happy sod Pro»perou» New Year to our many Iriendi who have contr|bute4 In make our agency the leader In Heal E|tat« Sale* in (be Alton* Wood Btver area for Mxteen con- •" [ We rewlve to continue <jur high §Un4wd of wrvlce that M made our bm|»*M ft HARRY F. HEWPHILL AGENCY HiMPHiU HARRY ION6 JOHN; HIMJFHIU " IIER McPHiRSOhi . WUTHINOW ; at Mather Nursing home in Alton for several months. George Thompson, Ironton, Mo., who spent the holiday at the Roy Hill home on Poag road is now visiting In Waco, Tex., wUh his son-in-law and daughter, M/S and Mrs. LeRoy Hill; Two Bethalto Watch Services BETHALTO, Dec. 31- (Special) The New Year will be inhered In here at several churches with special services and. watch parties. The Zion Lutheran Church will hold a watch following special worship services for members and friends. Each family is requested to bring sandwiches. Coffee will be served by the Ladles Aid. The Assembly of God Church will have its annual business meeting at the church at < 8. p.m., following which a watch service Will be held, featuring speakers, songs and music. ' Bethalto High Adds Instructor in Voice BETHALTO, Dec. 31- (Special) Donald Moore, principal of Civic Memorial High School, announces e. new teacher has been added to the faculty. She is Miss Carol Jane McKlnley, a vocal instructor who will also teach girl's physical education. The high school will resume classes Monday morning.. Miss Mc- Klnley will assume her duties at that time. '•' -;.-..• Grade school classes will not be resumed until Tuesday morning. Lutheran Aid Christmas Party "BETHALTO — Members of the Ladles Aid of Zion Lutheran Church held their annual Christmas party this Week. Mrs. I H Neunaber was in charge of the program, which included two films. An exchange of gifts was held. The bazaar held recently netted $211. The trip to a radio station in St. Louis, scheduled for early in January, has been postponed. The Aid decided to sponsor a movie a month in the church recreation room for families of the church. The meeting next month will be the quarterly missionary meeting. The refreshment committee included Mrs. William Collman, Mrs. I. H. Neunaber,- Mrs. Louis Neu- te-.^fjgj /^ Mrs. andMr^-Wes'Enfde.^" 000001 ' 1 ™^ ""ESS? BUes tor FleWer Want BETHALTO - Following brief rites at Smith funeral home, funeral services were held^at 2 P .m. Friday, at Zion Lutheran Church £,%?*« W" 1 * Flelde r. infant Mr. and Mrs. 'Grover died at 10 a.m. Wed- Memorial HpspltaJ, Al- r> », ~' was born M *y 9. The Rev. N. c, Wolf, pastor of st Paul's Lutheran Church, Wood «) ver ' conducted the services, Mrs. Wes Emde sang two selections, accompanied at the organ by Miss Charlotte Plegge. Pallbearers were Vernon and Melvin Diest/ Herman L.o«tsch, and, Con Boren. Burial was In the church cemetery. Ora<« Eire ExtinguiiheU A grass fire at RJley and Central was extinguished by No 2 company of the <AUon fire department shortly after 11 a. m. Friday, *avtax *MBJ.wmf ixccv wi »*•*• foltt of feey §*M triowp 13, «»*»! t# tM'/nNt Mtthoaifi Cnarch, will spend Monday at Csmp Warrfn £#««» where they will work 6n ptaHs of «cottt ad- The Seout* will be accompanied by Assistant Scottimastftr Frank Bramhaii. • ' . C<rancfl Meeting EAST ALTON - The officer's council of the First Baptist Church will meet Tuesday', at 7 p.m. at the church for It* regular monthly meeting. The monthly business meeting win be held Wednesday. Party for feirtnday dub EAST ALTON '— Mrs. C. A. Van 1 Preler, 127 Shamrock, entertained members and guests of a birthday club, Thursday evening, at her home. Party decoi-atfons were ia keep- Ing with the New Year's theme and games were enjoyed during the evening with prizes being awarded to Mrs. Elden Welhaupt, Mrs. Lorena Kistner, Mrs, Finley Apple, and Mrs. Dick Sneed. Guests, In addition to the prize winners, were Miss Juanlta Poore, Miss Isola Drake, Mrs. John Young and Mrs. Mamie Alexander, Alton, and Mrs. William Ltnkogle, Mrs. Carolyn Keller and Mrs. B. E. Corrigan, East Alton. Refreshments were* served by the hostess later In the evening. Board to Meet . EAST ALTON — The Village Board will meet Tuesday evening at the Village Hall. Infant Snows Improvement BAST ALTON -- Linda Sue, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Piltz, 303 McCasland, who has been a patient at Children's Hospital, St. Louis, for the past 11 days, is showing slight improvement, according to relatives. Linda Sue, a one-year-old, was a patient at Alton Memorial Hospital several days prior to entering .the St. Louis hospital. Relatives stated the child has Been 111 the past five weeks, suffering from a throat Infection and Eevei*, but a diagnosis of her illness has not been made Xt the present, time. Linda Sue Is the only child of Mr. and Mrs. Piltz and is the graddaughter of ,Mr. and Mrs. Dlto , Piltz, Lincoln avenue, and VTr. and Mrs. i( Clarence Latham, n rand avenue, / Return from Missouri EAST ALTON — Mr. and Mrs. Verdell Grihdstaff, George street, iave returned from Greenbrier, Mo., where they attended the funeral "of Grlndstaff's grandmother. The funeral was held Wednesday and interment took place at. Greenbrier. Woi: .an'g Group ;,, Meet EAST ALTON—The Daughters of America will meet' Tuesday, 7:30 p .m., at Junior Hall for a justness meeting. Installation' of the new officers will take place at the meeting, with Mrs. Edith Smith serving as Installing' officer. * Out of Hospital EAST ALTON~Mrs. Guy St. -lair returned to her home on 3rown street from Wood River Township Hospital, Thursday. Mrs. St. Clair had been a patient at the hospital for several days early in December, but was brought to her home two weeks ago where she remained a week, only to re-enter the hospital Christmas day. Her condition at the present time shows slight improvement, . Returns from Arkansas EAST ALTON—Mf. and Mrs. Ralph Vail and daughter, Romonia, 830 Cherry, Mr.,and Mrs. larvey - Zalsman and son Terry, jeorge street, Mr. and Mrs. Frank WcPherson and son, Gerald, and Vtr. and Mrs, F. E. McPherson, George street, have returned from Jonesborough, Ark., where they visited a few days. Watch Services At Cottage Hills COTTAGE HILLS, Dec. 31—UP) —Members of the Cottage Hills Baptist Church will gather at the church today at 8 p.m. for a watch night service. There will be a showing of the sound motion picture, "They Fol- ow On," which depicts life at Moody Bible Institute in drama. '. New officers for the coming year ill be Installed. Bill Brown will >e In charge of song services. At 9:30 p.m., refreshments will be served *n the basement by women of the church. Jack Dorris is chairman of the committee in charge of services. The Rev. Cline Barkey s pastor of the church. Cottage Hill Notes COTTAGE HILLS,— Mrs. Cecil Little is unable to be at her work at the Alton Laundry because of a knee injury, She-is able to be about on crutches but Is still under i physician's care, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wallace md family have moved back into heir home here, ,They septn several .months In Equality where allace was employed, Mr. and Mrs, \ A. Colston, Alon, and family visited Colston's >rother-in-law. and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Shell, Tuesday eve- nlng, Wednesday evening callers t the ghell home were their son nd daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shell, CENTER SHAMROCK STR!38^F4SP AJ,TQ / PUBUC fNVITID ' Slimming as it is smart! The skirt-tucks — just look how they flatter your hipline. Panels are lovely at back, and shoulder tucks and shawl collar are new! Pattern T4624 comes in sizes 34, 36, 38, '40, 42, 44, 46, 48. Size 36 takes 4% yards 39-inch fabric. This pattern, easy to use, simple to sew, is tested for fit. Has complete 'Illustrated instructions. S«nd 80 cents in coins for the special handling of this De Luxe pattern to. ANNE ADAMS, care of Alton Telegraph, 177, Pattern Dept., 243 West 17th St., New York 11, N. Y. Print plainly NAME, ADDRESS, SIZE and StYLE NUMBER. Send 15 cents more for our Anne Adams Fashion Book. Pages of patterns for the whole family; smart styles for every occasion. Includes a free pattern printed right in the book. List Grafton Holiday Hours GRAFTON, Dec. 31. (Special) — Grafton Mercantile Co., Eastman's Department Store, and Spatz's Grocery Store will be closed Monday in observance of New Year's Day. • Spatz's Grocery Store will be open until noon Sunday. To Visit Two Week* GRAFTON. — S/Sgt. Gerald Grader, Elgin Air Base, Fla., and Mrs. Grader, and their 20-month- old daughter, Jeanle, arrived Wednesday evening at the home of the former's uncle and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Campbell and children, Jesse, jr., and Janet, for a two- week's stay. Grafton Notes GRAFTON.—Dr. and Mrs. W. V. Hempel ;and sons, Randy and Ronny, returned from Springfield, where they had been at the home of Mrs. Hempel's parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Runge, Christmas week. Mrs. Lucy Boren, Alton, visited Mrs. Edith Brands Wednesday Mr. and Mrs. .William Rippley and Mrs. Carl Bralnerd visited the former couple's son and daughter- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Bralnerd Rippley, Alton, Thursday. Sharon Foval, daughter of Mrs. Wayne Housel, is at the home of her .grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Foval, Hartford, for the holidays. Lee Link, son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Link, Wood River, arrived Thursday morning at the home of his grandfather, George Buckner. for an indefinite time. Mr. and Mrs. Rueben Baumgartner and son, Richard, departed Tuesday for their home in Freeport, having been guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Overmeyer since Thursday of last week. .Mr .and Mrs. Donald Clay and ildren, Terry and Oleta, departed Friday morning for Salem, Mo., tan f raffle Arrests , bee. &.-.<spedal.> •"-State Officer*, have been patrol- litf the roads In the Shtpman school zone and have arrested thf*s Iftw violators. Arrested were W. G. Green, Wa terloe; fcay F. Johnson, Litchfield, and Mrs. Don T. Edwards, Jersey vin*. They were taken before Fremont Reader, justice of the peace, «ind paid tines. The officers state they will continue to punish offenders. • Shlpman Note* SH1PMAK — Beverly Randolph. East Alton, ts a guest this week of her grandmother, Mrs. W. S. Huddlestun. Mr. and Mrs, Arnold Bohlmeyer and daughters were at Alton, Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Zeph Lynch and children, Maxine, Beverly,and Jitrt- my, Wood River, were guests of relatives, Thursday. Miss Rose Dooljn returned home Thursday, after a visit In Chicago with her brother, Tony Doolln. Mrs. Delmar Flackus and daughter of Alton spent Monday with Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Huddlestun. Mr. and Mrs. C, R. Schuetz were guests Tuesday evening of Mrs. Schuetz' brother, Delbert Rutherford, at Benld. Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Edwards returned to Grafton, Tuesday, after several dayu visit with Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Gaspard. . Mrs. L. M. Beltz, Mrs. Archie Cunnlhgham, and Miss Elizabeth Beltz, St. Louts, have been guests of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Miller. Dr. and Mrs. R. R. Bobzln were guests of Mrs. lone Crookshank of Springfield, Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Breit- welser were at St. Louis, Wednes day. The Rev. and Mrs. E. W. Dickey and daughters returned Wednes day after several days' visit with their parents, the Rev., and Mrs. H. E. Dickey at Noble and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Earnest at Newton. Miss Jean Freebersyer, St! Louis, arrived Thursday for several days' visit with Miss Sylvia Meier Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Schuetz, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Schuetz and chil dren, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schuetz, T. H. Schuetz, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Pointer and children were guests Sunday evening of Mr. and Mrs. James Eldred at Chesterfield. Other guests were Mr, and Mrs. Fay Doty, Godfrey, and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schuetz and family, Palmyra. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Brown have been guests of Brown's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Y. Brown, Alton. Mr. and Mrs. George Rhoads and daughter/Betty, Bethalto, and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Richardson and family visited Mr. and Mrs. Albert Richardson, Monday. Miss Vella Wood, Alton; Miss Lillian Wood, Decattir, and Mrs. Rollo Feldgef visited Mrs. Richard Metcalf, Thursday. Mrs. Roy Randolph, -East Alton, spent Wednesday with her mother, Mrs. W. S. Huddlestun. Mr. and Mrs. Jay Alward and sons were guests Wednesday evening of Mr. and Mrs. George Meier; Mr. and Mrs. Owen Rhoads and son of Carlinvllle visited Rhoads' sister, Mrs. Harry Brown, Tuesday. Donald Randolph, East Alton, spent Monday and Tuesday with his grandmother, Mrs. W. S. Huddlestun. Miss Alta Meier returned to St. Louis, Thursday, with her sister, Mrs. Cecil Denny, for several days' visit. Vernon Springman left Wednes- day.for a visit with his Sister, Mrs. Roy Randolph at East Alton. ' Swiss cheese, cut Into thin, small pieces is delicious in a green salad. Pep up the French dressing for the salad with a little prepared mustard and a little onion juice. Read Telegraph Want Ads where they will spend the weekend with the former's grandfather, David Marshall. Enroute, they stopped at Venice for Clay's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ruel Rose, who jolnea the group. Mrs. C, F. Marsh Is at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs, Buel Marsh, Chicago, for an Indefinite time. Route 140 ^m^ TONITE Tf\ GALA S-HOUR NEW\ vfx YEAR'S EVE SHOW! Cottage FUN GALORE! HUU> "• THRILLS! SUSPENSE!* All Seats 50c, Tax PaT<T SrARTS ™ •" V SCENE°OF T'HE R C A R D |lviE V » N ' 7:10 • SABU • JUNE DUPBUZ "THIEF OF BAGDAD" Vcchnlcolor. 8:50 • RED SKELTON • VIRGINIA GRET "MERTON OF THE MOVIES" • SUNDAY • MATINEE OPEN Ii4fl r- 4 CARTOONS • VAN JOHNSON • GLORIA DE HAVEN "SCENE OF THE CRIME" ii:OP — 9:20 —' 8:40 .._•»«» SKELTON • VIRGINIA OHEV "MERTON OF THE MOVIES" 3:50 — 7;10 MONDAY — TUESDAY — WEDNESDAY • BINO CROSBY • BARRY FITZQPBALD "TOP 0' THi MORNING" 8:10 f JJMMY WAKfcLV • CANNONBALL TAYLOR "GUN RUNNERS" 7:00 -v 8:*0' MYRT'S RESTAURANT me |AST IRQADWAY WIWIUL BE OPEN NEW Y CAR'S TRY owl F'INI.JF'OODS Keep these potholders handy all over the kitchen! And those two mitts are special for oven and for him when he cooks outdoors! Hot pots are dangerous! Be safe with quilted holders! Pattern 764; transfer; 2 mitts; 4 holders. Laura Wheeler's improved pattern makes needlework so simple with its charts, photos and concise directions. Send 20 cents (n coins for this pattern to Alton Telegraph, 66, Needlocraft Dept, P. O. Box 161, Old Chelsea Seatlon, New York 11, N. Y. Print plainly PATTERN NUMBER, your NAME, and ADDRESS. Here's good news! Send 15 cents more for your fascinating Laura Wheeler Needlecraft Book —today! 104 illustrations of your favorite needle-hobbies—the choicest designs and the most concise patterns available. Beginner easy designs and ideas worthy of an expert's attention. A Free needlework pattern printed in the book. Prairietown PRAIRIETOWN— Delmar Dustman is a patient at St. Francis Hospital, Litchfleld, where he underwent surgery several days ago. Hllbert Dustmann and Henry Hillebrand were at Alton Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Pape and daughter, Joyce, visited with their son anoV daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Pape in Staunton, Tuesday evening. Miss LaVern Ellis, Wood River, is visiting with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Grote. Joe Aulich and Mrs. Frieda ^ noche were at Alton, Wednes- stationed at Great Training Center, l&t A er a holiday vlst* wtt ents, Mr. and «ftfc ft. G, Bat gartner. ' Mrs. Emm& Oortttlil- Tuesday after a visit with.Ml 8 * Mrs. O. J. Dornself, fidWardSHtt^ Mrs. Fanny Gates, Johnstoft City, Is visiting with Mr. and MA Kenneth Harpole. Mrs. T. H. Ballarby left Fffd^ for a visit, with relatives In Spring* field. ' Mrs. Steinberg, Jerseyville, Dies JERSEYVILLE, Dec. 31 (Special)—Mrs. Etna Jane Steinberg, 77, wife of John W. Steinberg, died at 3 a. m. today at her home, She had been in ill health for some time and a patient recently in a hospital. Born March 25, 1872, she was a daughter of the late John G., and Maria Dodson Wlnn, Carrollton. Funeral rites will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p. m. in the Methodist Church by the Rev. Dale Harmon. Burial will be in Hopeweil cemetery, Greene County.' The body is at Gubser funeral home where friends may call after 2 p, m, Sunday. Girl Admits Story Of Rape Was False CHICAGO, Dec. 31. W)—A 15- year-old bobby-soxer who told po« lice a story of a 10-hour orgy dur* ing which she was repeatedly raped by three youths, admitted yesterday her story was false, Shirley Ann Simmons, a high school freshman,, said she was no,t raped and that she entered the trio's car willingly, police .Capt. Joseph Goldberg said. The girl first told police she was abducted Sunday night on her way to church and that she was repeatedly attacked while they drove around. Her mother then refused to permit her to speak further, saying it would bring shame to the family. Goldberg said the girl admitted last night that she had made a date with a boy she knew only as "Mike" and that he. and two companions met her on a street corner. He said she related that the~ boys made advances several times, but that .she "fought them off." A .physical examination of the girl last Monday showed she was not raped, Goldberg said. day morning. They were at Ei'- wardsville, .Friday,morning. Fred Knoche is spending the week with Fr,e3 Bollmeyer at Dor- ;sey. May each leaf on the 1950 calendar bring ivith it a day of good luck and cheer! TONITE AT 7:00 P. M. LASTS UNTIL 1950! Look at the Program: * "RUSTY SAVES A LIFE" WITH TED DONALDSON— GLORIA HiqNRY ^"CORONER'S CREEK" WITH RANDOLPH SCOTT-MARGUERITE CHAPMAN; "WEB OF DANGER" MYSTERY THRILLER Laurel & Hardy in 'FUEUN' AROUND' CARTOONS AND SHORTS GALORE! * SUNDAY * MATINEE SUNDAY r ' ??« >,W • TLI. . '.?.* .k.H *f/L

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