Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 6, 1950 · Page 4
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 4

Alton, Illinois
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Friday, January 6, 1950
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PAQ1VOVK ALTON BVlNfNO TBLEORAPM Jeney Methodist Group Elects JERSEYVILLE, .Tan. 6 (Special) — The Young Adult Fellowship group of the Methodist Church HAS named Its officers for 1950. They are Mrs, Kenneth Inger- aolt, president; Paul Austin, vice president; Mrs. Fred Bosworth, secretary and Rodney Jncoby, treasurer, Retiring officers of the Fellowship are Bob C»ry, president; Mrs. Paul Strebel, vice president; Mrs. Tom Linn, secretary; and Roger Spauldlng, treasurer. Twenty were present for the meeting Tuesday and the committee In charge was composed of Mr. and Mrs. Robert, Erwln and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Weller. Bunco was played and a boxing match was presented by the Boy "coufs. Marriage License Granted JERSEYVILLE. — A mnrrlage license was Issued Thursday at the office of County Clerk Grover Pearce to Mrs. Cleda K. Rhine, Medora, 55, and Kdgnr James Lockyer, Chesterfield, 6!). CnstordlMi Mark* 77th Birthday JERSEYVILLE. — John Rlchey, who has a long-time record for service as custodian of the Jersey County courthouse, marked his seventy-seventh birthday Jan. 4. On that day, he receiver! a telephone message of congratulation from his son, Sylvester Rlchey, Los Angeles, Calif., and many greetings from other relative* and friends. Rlchey has served as custodian of the courthouse continuously for the past 33 years, receiving the appointment each year from the Board of Supervisors of the county. Former Ito«ld«nt Hern for Visit JERSEYVILLE. — Ira J. Wells, San Pedro, Calif., arrived this week for a visit with his father, William Wells, nnd other relatives. His brother, Mllo Wells, Alton, was also a visitor at the Wells home here this week. Mrs. Ira Wells Is in Alabama called by the serious Illness of her mother. NewlywMl* Visit Fleldon Relative* JERSEYVILLE. — Sgt. and Mrs. E. Edwin Weller, who spent the past two weeks with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Everett F.' Weller and family of the Fieldon vicinity, left Tuesday for Scott Air Base. Sgt, and Mrs, Weller were married Nov. 21. Mrs. Weller was formerly Miss Carol Jean Stelner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Linwood Stelner, Theodore, Ala. Sgt. Weller is stationed at Brookley Field, Mobile, Ala., and Is on detached service at Scott Air Base for a four weeks training In a facsimile transition course. He and hts bride will reside in Mobile, Ala. IJut Winner* of Decorating Context JERSEYVILLE. — Winners In the holiday home decorating contest sponsored by the Jerseyvlll* Junior Chamber of Commerce were announced this week. Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Moore nnd Mr, and Mrs. Henry Horn received first place, the Moore home winning In the home decorating division and tho Horns In the window decorations event. In th» home department, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Serrles placed second and Mr. and Mrs. Francis A. Munsterman, third. Other winners In the window decorations were Mr. and Mrs. Bart F, Feyerabend and Mr. and Mrs. John Bloomer jr. Leave for Southern Motor Trip JERSEYVILLE—Ed ward Bunse, Clotus Meuth, Bill Heltzig, Robert Schmelder, and Roger Goetten, left Tuesday by mojor for a 10 day visit to points of Interest in Florida and other southern states. Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK" JerscyvillcDUV Elects Officers SUPPORT DOCTOR — Mr. Reginald F. Borroto, husband of "mercy slaying" victim and daughter Elise, 19, have voiced a sympathetic viewpoint in favor of Dr. Hermann N, Sander, who has been 'ndicted for first degree murder of Mrs. Borrotto, confer at Manchester, N. H. Elise is quoted as agreeing with her father.—AP Wire- photo. Jerseyan Learns His Mother Survived German Bombings Increase Safety Instruction at Jersey School JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 6. (Special)—The program for safety instruction at Jerseyvllle Elementary School has been Increased, according to announcement made this week by Principal O. A. Wilson. The law provides that safety be taught in every grade which Is done through the regular health- safety text books and material furnished by'the American Red Cross. According to the new schedule, this will be supplemented by material and lessons furnished by the National Safety Council and the National Education Association. The first lesson Is entitled "Pick Up for Safety," citing the Importance of children keeping toys and other dangerous objects off floors, especially at home, to prevent accidents. M. A. Curran, member of the faculty, Is safety marshal In a school and is In charge of the program. Hold Service* for Infant Here JERSEYVILLE—Graveside funeral services for the Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Wil- llnm Boercherdlng, Mound Heights, were held Wednesday afternoon at Oak Grove cemetery. The child died Tuesday evening at Passavant Hospital, Jacksonville. JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 6 (Special) — The new year has brought good news to Otto Link, well known business man of this city. This week he learned through the Red Cross that, his mother, Mrs. Paulina Link, former resident of Konlgsburg, East Prussia, is alive and is living at Hamburg, Germany, with her son, Eric Link. The Information came after years of effort on the part of the Jerseyville resident to learn something of the fate of his family during the' recent World War. When Konlgsburg was bombed heavily on several occasions, it was believed that Mrs. Link and members of her household had perished. The Jan. 1 edition of a St. Louis Sunday newspaper contained a notice that had been inserted by the Red Cross seeking relatives in he St. Louis area for a list of 10 displaced persons of the American and British occupation zones of Germany. In the list of local rela- ivcs sought was the name of Otto Link. A telephone Inquiry to the St. Louis Red Cross led to the information that they had a letter. Facts In this letter were of such a nature as to establish the Identity of the woman as the mother of the Jerseyviltc resident. In it she stated the birth date of the Jerseyvllle man, the day he came to America, tho date of his marriage in Chicago and the name of the girl whom he married, with other pertinent facts. The letter also contained the In- JERSEYV1LLE, Jan. «.—(Spec* lal.)— The Daughters of Union Vet* erans have named the following officers for the coming year: Mrs."Emma Powell, president; Mrs. Nellie Welch, senior vice- president; Mrs. Norma Heneghan, junior vice-president; Mrs. Ruth Church, secretary; Mrs. Gtadys Galore, treasurer, and Mrs. Mary Swan, guide. Members of the Alton Daugh- ers of Union Veterans will come o Jerseyvllle later this month to assist In Installation of the officers. Couples Observe Anniversaries JERSEYVILLE, — A number of relatives of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Smith Stafford of the Rosedale vicinity gathered at the home of the Couple, New Year's eve, to help them observe the golden anniversary of their wedding. Mr. and Mrs. August Jacobson also celebrated their thirty-fifth wedding anniversary. Mrs. Jacobson and Mrs. Stafford are sisters. Sit. Mid Mrs. Church Are Parents JERSEYVILLE. — Jerseyvllle relatives and .friends have re celved announcement of the birth of a son to Sgt. 1-C and Mrs. George W. .Church, Richmond, Calif., Dec. 27, at Camp Stoneman Hospital. The baby is the second child of the couple and weighed six pounds and 13 ounces.'He has been named George W. Church and Is the third generation to bear that name. The baby is a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Church sr., Jerseyvllle. Jersey Grades Play Grafton Cagers Tonight JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 6. (Special) — The Jerseyvllle Grade School Indians will go to Grafton this evening to play Grafton Grade School. The teams have been rivals In athletics for a number of years and this Is the first game of the season between them. Last year they broke even. The Indians won a close decision at Jerseyville and in the next game the Grafton .team broke the. Jerseyville winning streak at Grafton 21-14. This year, the Indians have played seven and won five. They lost to Wood River and Hillsboro Wins were made at' the expense of Brighton, Alsey, Roodhouse, Carrollton, and Bunker Hill. Returns to Aviation School JERSEYVILLE—Cadet Edward Albrecht has returned to San Angelo, Tex., where he will resume his studies at the Aviation Cadet School after spending the holidays in Jerseyville visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Albrecht. 8KK FEET HURT? Or Are Yon RUPTURED? BOB BLOOMER For Dr. Scholl's Arch Supports And Dobbs Trusses At My New Location— *NU FLOOR ODD FELLOWS BUILDING, SOOA EAST BROADWAY Hour* 12:30 lo 0 P.M.—Evening* by Appointment. Phone 1-971S formation that Mrs. Paulina Link had survived the Russian occupation and was now nt Hamburg, Germany, with her other son, Eric Link. Mrs. Otto* Link plans to sail Feb. 16 for Germany where she will complete an investigation of the situation and arrange plans for a visit of her mother-in-law to this country. Jersey Bowling Alley Sold to Livingston Man JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 6. (8pe* clal)—The Jerseyvllle Bowling Alley has been sold by Virgil Busch to Emll Kanla, Livingston, accoH- ng. to announcement made here this week by Busch. Kania has already assumed active management of the bowling alley and will move his family to Jerseyvllle, as soon as living quarters can be obtained. Kania contemplates no change in the present system of running the alley, and the present league schedules will be continued as heretofore. • Jersey Couple Weds in Arkansas JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 6. (Special) — Announcement Is being made of the marriage of Mlsi JoAnn Simderland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Sunderland sr., of this city, and Richard Perdun, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Perdun of the Jerseyvllle vicinity, which took place Monday* at Pocahontas, Ark. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Whittle' man, Jerseyvllle, brother-in-law and sister of the bridegroom, were attendants for the couple. Mrs. Perdun Is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sunderland and was a junior at the Jersey vllle Community High School this year. Mr. Perdun was a veteran of World War II and Is now attend ing a barber college In East St. Louis. For the present, Mr. and Mrs Perdun will reside at the hbme of the bride's parents In ( Jerseyvllle Ex-Rep. S. A. Day Dies, 111 2 Months CHICAGO, Jan. 6, UP)—Former Rep. Stephen A. Day (R-II1) died yesterday at the age of 67. He had "been 111 for two months. Day was elected an Illinois rep resentat.ive-at-Iarge in 1940 and served two terms In the House. He was defeated for re-election in 1944 by Emily Taft Douglas, wife of Senator Paul H. Douglas (D-II1). Day lived In suburban Evanston. Funeral services will be held there at 1:30 p. m. Saturday. He is survived by his widow, Shirley, whom he married in 1942 after his first wife died, and by six children. Born In Canton, O., Day was the son of William Rufus Day, secretary of state under President McKinley, and a justice of U. S. Supreme Court from 1903 to 1923. Stephen Day was graduated from the University of Michigan and began his Chicago law career in 1908 after a time as secretary to Melville W. Fuller when Fuller was chief justice of the United States. In 1936 Day entered his name In Ohio's presidential preferential pri mary as "a gesture to emphasize the necessity of upholding the ELECTRIC WASHERS SERVICED and REPAIRED All work guaranteet — . •» FACTORY- by TRAINED > EXPERTS Replacement parts for all makes available — ABC — Mft.vtiiR--Kfi*.v mid Bendlx. HOWARD ft WELLS Appliance Marl 107 - 113 W. 4TH STREET PHONE 2 2623 DRESSES Final Clearance of Over ISO Dreaaea in Juniors, Miaaes and Half-Sixes TAKE 'EM AWAY1 NO REFUNDS NO EXCHANGES $ 5. $ 7. $ 9. MATERNITY DRESSES ... $9 COATS 100% All Wool GABARDINE Zip-Out Lining NOW! $ 3 a WASIIAHU! CHENILLE RODES Reduced FUR TRIM COATS Greatly Reduced 44 QUILTED MODES '11 Juntor • Mtoeee S<| A Untrimmed Coctt . el 9 Halff-Siiet $29 USE OUR LAY-AWAY OHAROE ACCOUNT! INVITED Lutherans Plan Vote on Merger CHICAGO, Jan. «, (*»—Pro- for a merger or alternate federation of eight Lutheran church bodies In the United State* will be submitted to their mem* berihlp* for a vote. The conference on Lutheran organic union, alto known as the comlttee of 34, completed draft of the proposals yesterday. The committee, with representatives from each' of the eight groups, voted unanimously to submit the proposals to their 4,000,000 members. The vote wilt be taken on theie three questions: (D—If each body li willing at this time approve In principle complete organic union with other participating bodies In the National Lutheran Council) (2>—If each body wilt join In creating a joint way* and means commttee to formulate a plan to draw up a constitution for such a union; (3)—If each body approves In principle the transformation of the National Lutheran Council from a common agency to a federation. The Rev. Dr. P. O. Bersell of Minneapolis, president of Augus JERSEYVILLE, Jan. *.--»aprc- laU — The R*v. John T. Liliard, rector of Holy Cross Episcopal Church, returned Wednesday morning from Chicago, where he had been called by the Illness and Constitution and preserving, the integrity of the Supreme Court . . ." This was at a time when the court was under fire from President Roosevelt for voiding some New Deal measures. , An outspoken isolationist during the pre-World War II period, Day fell out of favor with some Republican leaders, notably Wendell Willkie, after his -name came up in the Washington trial of George Sylvester Vlereck. Viereck was convicted of con- 'ceallng some of his activities as a registered German propagandist. Siegfried Hauck, a witness at the trial, testified he and Viereck edited a manuscript submitted by Day and entitled "We Must Save the Republic." Jer*eyP«itor Attends Funeral of Brother Lutheran Church and chairman o! th« committee, said the federation plan will be considered only If the merger proposal falli of support from all eight groups. He added, however, lhat a merger could not be completed for several yean and that If It ir approved the federation could function during the Interim. Represented on the committee are the Auguitana church; the American Lutheran; United Lutheran Church In America! United Evangelical Lutheran Church; Lutheran Free Church; Finnish Suomi Synod; Evangelical Lutheran Church, and Danish Lutheran Church. Delegates from the Lutheran church—Missouri Synod, which also Is studying membership In the National Lutheran Council, attended the session as observers. FRIDAY, JANUARY I, Wo ^^_^^^^^j^gj^£BHMMHI|sViiMJIfelM>iMsMsMMAMMfeMMs^ death of his brother, Paul LUlard. Th« latter died bee. 90 at St. Luke's Hospital, Chicago. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon at Chicago, the Rev. Father Pratt of St. Chrysoetthoms' Episcopal Church officiating, interment was in Ortceland Cemetery, Chicago. Llllard was a civil'engineer and spent much time In government engineering work. He was also with the city plan commission of Chicago and his most recent civil engineering work had been for that organization. He was born and reared in Bloomington. He it survived by four brothers, among whom is the Rev. Lillard of this city. Putting Rabbits in Bed Grounds For Divorce FATEftSON, N~ J., Jan. t UP)_When her husband cam* In at 4 a. m. and woke her up by shoving four dead rabbits Into the bed, that was the last straw, Mr». {Catherine Craver testified yesterday. Advisory Master William A. Hegarty granted the Passat* woman her divorce. Grounds were extreme cruelty. ^ ,„._, , *••»•£, S ' <f W r W 'W^ N> ' '*^ s ' , w 4;. , rs nl VER TOO LATE T Q see better As the years pass, your eyes become more important Let us examine your eyes... regularly, expertly. 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