Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 5, 1950 · Page 14
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 14

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, January 5, 1950
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•AOI ffetftTIMI ALTON IVBM1NO TttttOftAHl TMOMDAY, JANUARY I, tM Pentecostal Pastor Leaves East Alton Rev. Gaiter Accepts Call to Kentucky EAST ALTON, Mti. ».—cap*? laU — A farewell service was held Sunday aftefnotm at the Bethel Pentecostal CMiroh for the Rev, and Mfg. Harold Carter nnd fam |ly, who will move this week to fearbourvllle, Ky., where the Rev Carter hai accepted the pastbrat? of the Psntecostal Church. The Rev. and Mr*. Carter and family moved to East Alton two and one-half years ago from Mt. Carmel. The church has prospered nnd grown under the guidance of the Rev. Carter. Attendance has been greatly Increased under his leadership. The farewell service featured speakers from churches In surrounding communities, which In eluded the Rev. Ralph Cook, Gran He City; the Rev. Lester Upton, Edwardsvllle; the Rev. N. A. Jordan, pastor of the Church of God, East Alton, and the Rev. Chauncey Wagner, Carml. Special singing was enjoyed by those attending the service, espec • lally a mixed quartet from the Carml church. The Rev. Stella: Smith, Wood River, will be the supply pastor Until a full time pastor is called by the church. East Alton Note* •EAST ALTON. —»Mr. and Mr*. Elmer Wright and daughter of Rosewood Heights spent Monday and Tuesday of this week visiting Mr. and Mrs. James P. Moore, New Florence, Mo., and Mr*. Elsen Rant at Herman, Mo. They also visited Wright's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Wright, at New Florence. Joan Wright, Rosewood Heights, has returned to her home after spending the holidays In Chicago visiting Mr. and Mrs. Fred Miller and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Manchee. Llndell Walkinglon has returned home after spending several days at Marlssa, at the home of his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Harriman. His brother, Charles, spent the holidays In Gary, Ind., the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Rich and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Mulholland. Llndell and Charles are the sons of the Rev. and Mrs. L. B. Walkington, 601 Broadway. Rev. White Conduct* Revival EAST ALTON — The Rev. Raymond White, pastor of Mt. Gideon General Baptist Church, Is in Dext«i, Mo. this week where he It conducting a two week series of revival meeting! at the First Central Baptist Church there. The Rev. White will return here , ever the weekend to be In charge of service* at hi* own church'and to conduct hi* weekly radio broad- cut. Rice price* are. continuing to •oar hi Korea. > i ( ; •m>"'* *?<>&,i M-I - ' , i_ j j L. L .L TREE SHADED STREETS OF UPPER ALTON—Shade now is caused by ice-shrouded branches, rather than from leaves of the trees. Boughs swing slowly in gentle breeze, and pedestrians are sometimes showered with bits of ice cracked off the limbs.—Staff photo. • East Alton Exchangette Club to Elect Officers EAST ALTON, Jan. 5. The Exchangette Club will meet at 8 p. m. today at the home of Mrs. Holland Hessenflow, 208 South Ninth street, Wood River. The main Item of business Is the annual electlomof officers. Mrs. Harry Rlngerlng I* president of the group. , Auxiliary to Meet EAST ALTON — The American Legion Auxiliary will meet today nt 7:30 p. m. at the Legion Home lor Its regular business meeting. Mrs. John Gohle Is president of the Auxiliary. Mrs. Brazier Honor* Son • EAST ALTON —Mrs. Clarence 3ratier, 210 Grand avenue, entertained with a birthday party, Tuesday afternoon, honoring her son, Joseph, who observed his third birthday. Games were played by Joseph and his guests and prize* were awarded to Nancy Fisher and Ronald Harrod. Additional guests at the party Included Jimmy Baxter, Roger Pyle, Melanie Harrod, Linda Jennings, Lee Ellen Greene, Jon Brazier, Diane Brazier, Martha and Billy Lawrence, David Lewis, and Joseph's brother, Steven Brazier. After viewing of many gifts, refreshments were served by Mrs. Brazier,, which included a large birthday cake. The hostess was assisted by Mrs. Burdell Fisher and Mr*. Vernon J. Bra/icr. Post Christmas Par*" EAST ALTON — The Veteraoa of Foreign Wars Auxiliary i,,..em- ly enjoyed a- post-Christmas party which Included a covered dish dinner, at the home of Mr*. Mary Elliott, Monroe street. Several members of the Auxiliary attended the party and a gift, was presented to Mrs. Joseph Murphy, Alton, a member of the Auxiliary, who recently was married. Stones Much Improved EAST ALTON — Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stone, 332 Monroe street, who were injured In an automobile accident, Dec. 21, on East Broadway, are Improved and able to be about the home following their release from Alton Memorial Hospital, according to relatives. Stone suffered a broken shoulder blade and three rib* and Mrs. Stone received bruises and shock. Williams Entertain EAST ALTON — Mr. and Mrs. LADIES SUEDES AND LEATHERS SHOES FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY SALE LADIES' HANDBAGS 69c TO $2.99 •WWNMft SNOI fTOtl 121 W. TMrtf •ft. Sir Willmott Lewis Dies, AmbassadortoWashingtoD. WASHINGTON, Jan. 5. UP)— Sir Willmott Harsant Lewis, who was known for years as "Britain'* unofficial ambassador" to Washington, died yesterday of a heart attack. The 72-year-old W el s h - born newspaperman was formerly a correspondent for the London Times. He retired two years ago after 27 years of reporting in America. He was knighted In 1931 in recognition of his reporting of Anglo- American affairs. Charles Williams, 117 Haller, en- tertaineij with a fish dinner, Sunday evening. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Ed Lewis and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Prather. The fish were provided- by the men who caught them while fishing near Pleasant Hill earlier In the day. East Alton Club Hears Gas Talk EAST ALTON, Jan. 5. — i. ft. Gretnwhield*, Wood River, retearch technician at Shell Oil Co., at the semi-monthly dinner meeting of the E«tt Alton Exchange Club, explained how It l« pottlble to drive a car ISO mile* on a gallon of gai- ollne. Greenshteld* alto rtiowtd allde* pertaining to remit* obtained In the «recent Shell marathon experiment. During the short buttneaa «**• sion, conducted by Dr. R. ft. Ricks, president, announcement wa* made. concerning the, attendance and membership contests which wa* started Jan. 1 by the Illlnol* State Exchange Clubs. The attendance contert will fun for the next six month* and the membership contest will clow at the end of three months. The boftrd of control met for a brief session Immediately following adjournment. Honpltol Parade EAST ALTON — Hospital and operation* seem to be the order of the day for th. O. B. Vroman family who reside at 198 Gouldtng avenue. Mrs. Vroman, with her sister, Mrs. Edward Johnson, 161 Goulding, left Tuesday morning for Rochester, Minn., where they will enter the Mayo Clinic a* surgery patients. Vroman will enter St. Joseph's Hospital today, preparatory to un dergoing surgery Friday morning. Mrs. Wills Improve* EAST ALTON—Mrs. W. A. Wills, 420 Job street, Is much Improved following surgery, Wednesday morning at Alton Memorial Hospital, according, to relatives. Mrs. Wills who entered the hospital -Monday is the former Miss Lollie Brown. Fergusons Enteralns EAST ALTON — Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Ferguson, 314 Kingshlgh- way, entertained relatives over the past holidays, including Mr. and Mrs. George Hegemeyer and daughter, Helen, and ions, Richard and Edgar, Walnut, Neb., Mr. and Mrs. Claude Hutcheson and sons, Leonard and Frank, Palo Alto, Calif., and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hegemeyer, St. Charles, Mo. Mrs. Ferguson'* brother, Jake Tharp, ha* returned to his home at Hammond, Ind. following a holiday visit here with hi* brother-in-law and sister. Competition of cheaper shark livers from/ the Far Eastern and Indian Ocean areas is reported to have caused the shut-down of a plant at Guadalajara, Mexico, operated by United State* citizens. , 4K Attend Show At Brussels High BRUSSELS, Jan. 5,-Four-hun. wd fetaona attended the annual •how aponaored by the Cllhoun County International Hamater Oo. dealer*, rred Zahrti, Bruawla, iM.NMh ttoth, mtdtit, Monday Mint at the high school. 4 Adult pttxet wejfe awarded to Wilmer Arnold. Bfn Manntkan. Charles Nolle, fchlrl* Note, and Ralph Hanmhan. Chlldf«i receiving prise* wen Jeanlne Pohlmaa and Norbert Boolman. IASCKSTOP OF TENNIS COURT—Wire mesh of backstop has design in droplets frozen in winter's grip, fee is evaporating from exposed places, and much of early beauty is diminishing,—Staff photo Lockport Lock to Be Closed for Repairs • CHICAGO, Jan. 5 — UP) —Illinois waterway shippers were notified today that the lock at Lockport will be closed Jan. 16 for about six weeks repair work. Lt. Col. J. P. Campbell, Chicago .district engineer, said army engineer* will repair the lock at a time .when traffic usually 1* 50 to 60 percent below normal.. . Before repairs begin, approximately 9,500,000 gallons of water will be pumped from the lock's chamber. Workmen will repair the lock gates, sills and valves which normally are under water. Local waterway shipments between the Jollet area and point* down river will not be affected. Local traffic will remain open In the Chicago river, the Calumet sag and In the Sanitary and Ship canal above Lockport. A group of oil companies plan* to install a temporary pipeline around the lock to permit passage of barge shipments of petroleum anilprta fetal* to •ei*nl BRUSSELS—Roy Moaanan, ton of Mr. and MM. Clarence Moeaman, *r. r returned to Omaha, Nab., Sun. day to Mfumr rtudfea at National Railroad School, when ne ha* bean a itudent ilnce Dae. 1, after apeneV Ing the holiday* at home. Frank Logaman left Monday for Quincy College, where he la^a freihman, after., •pending th. Chrlitma* holidays with hit family. Mr. and Mr*. Eldon Twitehell da* irted for Champaign, Sunday, to .sume itudle* at the Unimalty of .ainol* where tha former I* a tenlor. The Twltchell* have beam visiting at the home* of .their par* enu, Mr. and Mr*.Oscar Tyltehell, Batchtown, and Mr. and Mn. Le* Fortachnetder, Bruiael*. Frank Me**mu* Entertata BRUSSELS. — Mr. and Mn. Frank Mowman entertained with a midnight dinner New Year'* eve at their home on Community avenue. Guests present were Mr. and Mrs. John Held, Mr. and Mr*. 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