Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 5, 1950 · Page 13
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January 5, 1950

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 13

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, January 5, 1950
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ftftmiDAY, JANUARY 1,t*SO ALTON IVKNlttO TILKORAPH 46,997 Loan* Circulation Remains Static At Wood River Library WOOD RIVER, Jan. S—Business ,t the Woftd River Public Library, 14 Whltelaw avenue, remained almost the same last year as for 1948, according to a study of the record! made by Miss Thelrm Juhlin, librarian. There were 48,997 volumes borrowed last year as compared to 4G.141 In 1948. The busiest month of 1949 was March with 4893 books circulated as compared to November, 1948, when 4398 books were borrowed. Lowest circulation for the last two year! has been In May with 2857 volumes circulated in *J49 and 3339 In 1948. The totnado this year accounted for much of the decrease during that month as well as following months, throwing, the, highest circulation In the spring, rather than in the MttKRIN QUALITY USE F1AKO m CRUST MIX We can't make all the pie crust mam to we make only the best No other pie crast mix has been able to equal the quality of Flako. Jost add water, roll and bake falf and early winter months as is usual., There were more adults added to the library rolls than children, and adults also topped the list of patrons. A total of 404 borrowers were added last year com* pared to 335 during 1941. Magaslnes accounted (or the greatest amount of circulation with 4,181 used in 1949 and 3,493 in 1948. Two magasines were added to the library tor circulation last year. They are a weekly, "U. S. News and. World Report" and a professional magaslne for teachers of all grades called, "Grade Teacher." "Big Fisherman" by Lloyd Douglas proved the most popular choice of adults during the year. Miss Juhlin said this is in line with the current trend of Wood River readers to secure religious novels. Another religious book "Greatest Story Ever Told," by Fulton Oursler, ranked third In popularity during the year. In second place was "Cheaper by the Dozen" by Frank and Ernestine Gilbreth, with "Seven Storey Mountain" by Thomas Merton, fourth,. and "The Young Lions" by Irwin Shaw, fifth. Other popular books of last year in the order of their preference by borrowers were "Tomorrow We Reap," by James Street; "High Towers" by Thomas Costain; "Long Love" by John Sedges; "Prides Castle" by Frank Yerby and "Let Love Come Last" REMEMBER PRESCRIPTION SERVICE Doily 9 A. M. lo 10 P. M WE DO DELIVER Sunday and Holidays, 9 A. M. te I P. M—4 P. M. to 10 P .M. Sickness and accidents may come at any time and we are here to serve YOU and YOUR Doctor morning, afternoon and evening. Foster's Drug Store »M EASf BROADWAY DIAL M8SJ SAVE TIME BY ASKING YOUR DOCTOR TO PHONE US REAL ESTATE LOANS Money Available at All Times CO DA OF HOME FINANCING PIO BUILDING and LOAN ASSOCIATION Third and Star* Srs. Dial 3-3931 Jiffy Crochet £~~WUL It's quick and easy to crochet this beret in double crochet, popcorn stitch trim. Use knitting worsted, chenille or straw material. Make a set for now, a set for spring too! Pattern 827 has crochet directions for hat and bag. Laura Wheeler's improved pattern makes needlework so simple with its charts, photos and con* cise directions. Send te cents In coins for this pattern to Alton Telegraph, M, Needlecraft Dept, P. O. Box 1«1, Old Chelsea Station, 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-hobbles—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. by Janet Taylor Caldwell. "House Divided" by Ben A. Williams and "Shining Mountains" by Dale Van Every, were two of the most popular books during 1948. As for new physical equipment, the library acquired six sections of steel shelling last year. A new board member, Ray Jack, was appointed in August to succeed Wilbur Stevens who resigned in June. The library staff remained the same throughout the year with Miss Juhlin as librarian; Miss Lestine French, assistant librarian; Mrs. Robert Lane, part- time assistant librarian, and Miss Louise Robbins, a high . school student, as page. Regular hours at the library are from 10 a. m. to 8 p. m. Monday through Saturday. The library board 'will meet at 8 p. m., this Thursday at the library. Mrs. Meiners Undergoes Surgery WOOD RIVER—Mrs. A. E. Meiners, 530 First street, underwent the first of a series of operations for the removal of tumors from her foot Tuesday in St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis. Relatives report she is progressing satisfactorily but expects to be confined at the hospital (our to six weeks. PhllatheM at Church WOOD RIVER—Mrs. LeRoy Dalhaus, Mrs. Sylvester Bermes, Mrs. Hunt, and Mrs. Foreman Dykeman will be hostesses at the regular semi-monthly meeting of _ ^ Just in time for the Snow and Ice! fecciai regular to 5.95 MOTOR BOOTS Fur Trim/ ' .'. . HMM «• tmHk buyil They'll kttp your f*t eogy-warm no mat tar wMt *•» wtiliMr. Hit* tr Get Hitr« Notices Be the startle of the Graduation Procession! Make a yoked darling in pique with lace bands; it's easy sewing, Teener! Skirt is a half- circle, top has no sleeves to set! Pattern 4643 comes in Teenage sices 10, 12, 14, 16. Size 12 takes 3% yards 35-inch. This pattern, easy to use, simple to sew, Is tested for fit. Has complete illustrated instructions. Send 25 cant* in coins for this pattern to ANNE ADAMS, care of Alton Telegraph, 177, Pattern Dept., 24S 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. o • JAM I/A R Y . AT BOTH ALTON AND WOOD WVER KRAMER ELECTRIC CO. Price* reduced below cost en many article* to make your home more convenient anal beautiful. Your dollar* buy several M much during this btg tale. SALE NOW MING ON AT 10TH BIO STORES the.Phllathea class at the Methodist Church at 7:30 p. m., Friday. To Appoint Committee WOOD RIVER—A nominating committee will be Appointed by the the president, James Wright, at the regular monthly meeting of the Young Adult Sunday School class of the First Evangelical United Brethern Church 'at the church at 7:30 p. m., Friday. The committee will select a slate of 1950 officers to be elected at the next meeting" of the group. New Turnaoe at City Hall WOOD KIVER. — City officials have approved an agreement with Meyer Plumbing and Heating Co. for the installation of a gas-fired boiler at City Hall. The furnace and six air valves are to cost $1433. Action was taken on the furnace at. Council meeting Tuesday night, when Alderman W. E. Hasten, chairman of buildings and grounds reported that the old furnace is beyond repairing. The new furnace Is ready for Installation. Automobile Mishap WOOD RIVER—Cars driven by Thomas W. Slener, 602 Wood River avenue, and Norbert Haven, 1208 West Ninth, Alton, were involved in an accident at Whitelaw and Lorena avenues at 8:20 a. m., Tuesday. Sie'ner reported damage to the front fender and hood and Haven to the door on the right side of his car. Wood River Note* WOOD RIVER—Bobby Rich, 10- year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Robert Rich, 839 Esther avenue, is confined at his home because of virus influeaia. Mrs. Clarence ChappeU, MO South Thirteenth street, remains In a serious condition at the Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, where she has been a patient since Dec. 15 after suffering a relapse from a previous operation. Mr. and Mrs. John Krohn and children who formerly resided at 530 First street moved recently to a home on Fifth street .East Alton. Rail Sabotage Charged Mexico City police claimed to have caught up with an "arch- communist railway union leader" when they Jailed Valentine Campa after a year's search. Cam pa, with others, originally was sought on charges of spiriting away $206,000 of rail union funds. Meanwhile, police say they found evidence that he was the agent responsible for a series of communist-Inspired sabotage attempts, Including sudden short strikes, against Mexico's National Railways. A strand of glass may be 15 times finer than human hair and have a greater tensile strength than steel. Now Skt Shops "Cub and Carry" Without Painful •ackache A> we get older, itrm and atrain, o»«. eiertton, executive emoklnv or expotur* to cold *nmetimv» »low» down kldaey function. Thin may lead many folki to complain of naming backache, lou of pep and energy, headachei nnd dJuineM. Getting irgy. ne«dacnei nnd 4Uilneai nlinU or frequent pumaa i m minor bladder Irrltatkmi ii . npMH or dietary indlaeretioM. 1 your dla*om«oru_are.«ue..> upn from minor may retuK 'da to eold. »««.. don't wait, try Bonn'* Pita, a mild diuretic. Uaad .uccaaafully ky njUUoni for ovar 10 yean. Wall* tfceea ayajptoau May often otlierwUa occur, tt'i UMttnc, bow K ny tlrn« Uoan'a flva hsppy relief- p the 16 mllaa of kidney tubaa and flltera •uab fBl waata. OH ItaM'a PlUa todayl E VERS PAINTING AND DtCORATING Read both llsta ef sale articles . . . Notice original list prices and especially lew sale prices . • . Think of bow useful and necessary many of these appliances are to your high standards of living ... Don't hesitate, quantities are limited! SH! LIBERAL CREDIT TERMS ARRANGED! KRAMER'S ALTON STORE ONLY! KRAMER'S WOOD RIVER STORE ONLY Blf Asiot (merit of Floor and TABLE LAMPS . . ^ * to At Only 99 up fleneral Elcctilc Model 3H172 ELEOTRIO CLOCKS *9 General Electrii Floor Sample STEAM IRONS . . $18.951 1—SILVERTONE RADIO 1—SPARTON Console Radio-Phono.-Comb. ...229.95 1—SPARTON T. V. Phono-Radio Combination 414.95 1—SPARTON T.V. CONSOLE 299.95 1—C-E PORTABLE SELF-CHARGING RADIO 109.95 l—ARVIN TABLE MODEL 12.95 WAS—NOW 25.00 99.50 329.95 229.95 10 Central Electric FOOT WARMERS . W ~ WJM *A** On Sale MODEL No. 235 Royal Vacuum Cleaner (Handy Cleaner FREE) 72.00 No. 802 G-E CLEANER with attachments. 61.95 1—CARPET SWEEPER 5.95 General Electric ELECTRIC MIXER . SST?.'*29' M :; - General Electric IB-Quart Stie ELEOTRIO ROASTER *"""""" On Sale 30 Radio Bargains GENERAL ELECTRIC CARRY-ABOUT RADIO Model 5SO. ra»jk Wai $99.50! 9 iM On Sale W«7 en .SU General Elec. Combination RADIO-PHONOGRAPH Model m Blonde _ Flnlih. Modal 377, f AM - FM Band. Wai SSSS. Sale at 95 BENDIX PORTABLE RADIO Wai IM.50! . Af . n . On Sale 5OE.OO At Only ..... '35 GENERAL ELECTRIC FARM RADIO Battery Model. Wa* On Sale At •25 .00 TtUviiioii Valns! f«25.00 General Electric TELEVISION SET With AM-FM Radio and Automatic Record Player. 10 inch Tube. Beautiful Console Model. 350 .00 $8Se.M General Elactrie TELEVISION SET Table Model with big- 10 ineh tube. ON SALE AT ONLY '250 .00 ALL ELECTRIC CLOCKS ON DISPLAY, Reduced ]Q% to 20% C-E COFFSE MAKER, leis stove ...... 4.95 G-E COFFEE MAKER, with stove & cord. 6.95 NICRO COFFEE MAKER 17.95 MONITOR Automatic*Coffee Maker .... 24.95 MANNING-BOWMAN Coffee Urn Set .. 29.95 CAMFIELD Automatic Toaster Set 34.50 MONITOR Automatic Toaster 19.95 TOASTWELL Automatic Toaster 18.95 UNIVERSAL Automatic Toaster 18.95 1111 DOMINION Autpmit,c Toaster .... 14.95 1107 DOMINION Bell Toaster 12.95 65.00 9.95 49.95 49.95 2.95 2.50 3.40 10.95 18.95 19.95 24.50 14.95 16.95 16.95 8.95 6.95 2.95 TUTT Electric Table Broiler & Stove .... 12.95 ROYAL MASTER Table Broiler & Service Plate 17.95 119S 702 SUPERIOR Waffle Iron 7.9C 2626 MANNING - BOWMAN WAFFLE IRON 19.95 3001 UNIVERSAL WAFFLE IRON 12.95 3601 UNIVERSAL WAFFLE IRON AND SANDWICH TOASTER 16.9$ CLUB ALUMINUM PRESSURE COOKER. 13.95 4.95 1.95 6.95 12.95 9.95 2—SUN KRAFT ultra Violet Lamps 64.95 24.50 FOSTORIA Infra-Red Heat Lamp 7.50 2.95 G-E MIDGET HEAT LAMP 3.95 1.00 M Gallon OH All Automate Water HooteM/BOW .. .1*0.00 Hotpoint Hotplate Irene*, was I1M.U, now $125.00 Hotpoint Table Model Roll Type Irene*, wen $79.50. now $39.50 Floor Sample 8.3 Cu. Ft. Hotpoint Refrigerator. was $279.95. now $225.00 I Hanovia Sunlamp, was $98.50, new $69.00 Sumkrait Sunlamp, wen $79.50. now $39.95 One Minute 7 Lb. Washer, was $109.50. new fMJS HoWwood Broilere, EUetrie, was $19.95, now ...... .14.95 REBUILT OUTBOARD MOTORS & MARINE SUPPLIES 2'/s H.P. Johnson . .$79.95 5 H.P. Johnson ...$110.00 3.8 H.P. Scott Atwater $49.00 Many Other Motors Including All of The Latest Models QQ Outboard Grease 39c $35.95 Sprayers ...$19.95 $7.95 Stem Lights ..$4.95 $8.95 Kerosene Lanterns $3.95 $8.90 Brass Lights . .$6.00 $5 Propeller Guards $2.95 STEAM-0-MATIC IRON 16.75 DURABILT Travel Iron and Cue 1195 LADY JACKSON IRON 9.95 METAL IRONING BOARDS and FREE PAD And COVER 1.00 Allowance for your old Iron on new G-E AUTOMATIC STEAM IRON SPECIAL REDUCED PRICES ON ALL METAL KITCHEN CABINETS AND TOPS ON DISPLAY. G-E PORTABLE DISH WASHER 169.95 1—ROPER GAS RANGE 259.95 1—MONITOR GAS RANGE 169.95 1—ROPER GAS RANGE 199.95 1—MONITOR BUNGALOW GAS RANGE ...114.95 1-C-E BUNGALOW ELECTRIC RANGE ....159.95 1-G-E LIBERATOR ELECTRIC RANGE 399.95 9.95 6.50 4.00 8.95 • l-AR-18 GENERAL ELECTRIC IRONER . 1—AR-17 GENERAL ELECTRIC IRONER. 69.95 49.95 •0% OFF ON ALL LIGHT FIXTURES! THAT ARE ON DISPLAY Schick Travel Kits, were $32.50, now $19.95 Schick Super Razors, were $22.50. now $13.95 Schick Colonial Rasors, were $17.50, now $9.95 Remington Foursome Raxor, was $19.50. now $12.95 !lefrig-o-Ma»ter kill* refrigerator odor*. Wan W.50 39' General Electrical Vi H. P. Electric* Motor. Wat S1T.M Now General Electric Electric Blankali Model PBSA1 LUt now *29 .00 General Ilactric Floor Sample •weeper. Wai (••93. Now . '29 General Electric Metal Ironing Boardi. IT.9J, now GK Kleo- trie Range- Only '40 .00 Combination B - dry refrigerator Wan »888. Now . . 1—ONE MINUTE WASHER (gasoline motor). 139.95 1—MONITOR AERATOR WASHER 69.95 1—AW-131 G-E WASHER (wirh pump) 139.95 l—AW-141 G-E WASHER .129.95 1—APEX SPINNER WASHER (used) 1—MEADOWS WASHER (used) 1-C-E ELECTRIC WASHER (used) USED REFRIGERATORS l-NC-6 G-E REFRIGERATOR dike new). .189.95 1—C-E 6-fr. used, new unit, 5 ytar guarantee 1—NORGE (with new unit) 7—COLDSPOTS (with new 2-yr. warranty units) fa. 2—NORGE REF. (with reconditioned units) el. 1-COLDSPOT 6-FT 1—G-E Porcelain, Monitor Top I—G-E 5-FT. Enamel, Monitor Top I—COOLERATOR ICE BOX 1—VITALAIRE ICE BOX 89.95 169.95 139.95 169.95 94.95 130.00 349.95 3?.95 29.95 89.95 49.95 109.95 99.95 35.00 35.00 10.00 Whittling Tc» Kettle*. Wen W.N, now '3 . • • e • • > •••••• t Burgeia Vihro-TooU HIM 111.60. Now •9 Thermoi Bucket*, 8- qt. capacity. Was 91.40, new only.... 1—WESTINGHOUSE Electric Range . 1—HOT POINT Electric Range 6—ELECTROMASTER Electric Ranges 1—QUICK MEAL Cat Range ... 1—GASOLINE STOVE (console model) 1—COAL OIL STOVE (like new) 1-CQAL-CABINET RANGE (very good) .... ALSO MANY ITEMS - INCLUDING BENCH LIGHTS AND LIGHTING FIXTURES - PRICED VERY LOW, 40.00 130.00 75.00 145.00 75.00 65.00 35.00 15.00 65.00 20.00 5.00 •5.00 45.00 1*60.00 20.00 25.00 50.00 10.00 ALTON 112 Eoit Iroorjwoy ALTON, ILLINOIS Diol 3-9331 STOftl 29 EAST FERGUSON AVENUE WOOD RIVER, ILLINOIS DIAL

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