Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 6, 1950 · Page 10
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 10

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PAORTKN ALTON BVKMNO TELBORAPH , IAMUARY «, .•» Bf 11 Addresses Roxana Rotary Disctteses Operation o Township Body ROXANA, Jan. 6. —Russell Bel WMcutlve secretary of the Woo Rlvef Township Chamber of Com m«fce, gpokc to members of »h Roxana Rotary Club at its dinne meeting, Wednesday evening, n the First Presbyterian Church. He told of the operations of th organization on a township has: and traced the origin of the Cham her, Its growth, and Its ncliviliei He explained the Chamber 1 methods for Investigation of sollc! tations, promotion of retail sale events, and civic planning and Im provement operations of th Chamber,^ Bell also discussed the varlou committees of the Chamber, thci functions, and also outlined mnn of the projects which have her completed by the Chamber In th past few months. Roxana Girl Scout Troop Elects Officer ROXANA, Jan. 6. — At the Wod nesday afternoon meeting of In termedlate Girl Scout Troop 70 Miss Nora Langreder was elccte president; Miss Mary Lou Gran 1 vice-president; Miss Norma Wol verton, secretary, and Miss Elain Helmkamp. treasurer. Miss Caro Darner was re-elected scrapbool chairman. The girls mot at the Little Hous with their leader, Mrs. Dorolh Clayton, Present were Kay Brucf N. Langreder, Sharon Mailer, Mar Jorle Pupkles, Elaine Helmkami Mary Chandler, Norma Wolver ton, Mary Heeler, and M. Grant. Surprised on Birthday ROXANA. — Henry Kroeger Thomas street, was surprised on his birthday New Year's day by t group of relatives who gatherec for a basket dinner. Relatives from Parma, Mo., St. Louis, University City, Highland, Edwards- vllle, Worden, East Wood River Pralrletown, and Fosterburg were among those attending. The evening was spent playing cards and late In the evening a luncheon was served by several relatives, assisted by Mrs. Kroeger and their daughter, Mrs. Carolyn Wehrman, Fostei'burg. Kroeger received several gifts. Special Meeting ROXANA. — The scheduled meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary, which was to have been held last night, was cancelled because of the weather, but a special meeting will be conducted Jan. 13 at 8 p. m. in the council room of (he Community Building, according to the publicity chairman, Mrs. Clara Campo. Prnfbyteriun N«w* ROXANA. — The Rev. E. E. DeLong, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, will use as his topic "The Three Sided Lite" during the morning worship services which begin at 9:30 a. m., Sunday. Aoxatia Street Crew Cinders Streets, Hills ROXANA, Jan. 6. ~ Don Hubbard, street superintendent, and his crew have been spreading cinders on street corners and Kendall Hill the past few months. The new drain recently placed in the alley between West Second and West Third streets did not function properly during the downpour and washed a ditch two feet deep at this location. The maintenance crew has repaired the situation. Roxann Noted ROXANA. — Mr. and Mrs. Louis Henke and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kroeger and son of Pralrletown spent Tuesday with Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kroeger of Thomas itrcet. Mr. and Mrs. O. R. Cox and son and daughter of East Alton were dinner guests Monday at the home ot Cox' brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Wolverlon and daughter of East Third street. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence White- aide and family of Central avenue visited recently with Mr. and Mrs. Jeue Lee and family of Edwards* vllle. The Lee family resided In SCUFFLE IN TAXI STRIKE AT MEXICO CITY — A taxi driver fights bcick as police clrvir our a meeting of striking taxi driver^a! Mexico City, Mexico. Driver is bleeding from temple and clutching bloody handkerchief. Two. drivers were killed during hour-long battle—AP Wirephotp. BaptistGroup Meets Saturday At Bunker Hill WSCS at Wanda Postpones Meeting SOUTH ROXANA, Jan. 6 — Th Woman's Society of Chrlstla: Service of Wnnrla Methodls Church postponed Us Wednesda evening meeling at the home o Mrs. Mary Ash to next, Wednesday Twin Sons Born SOUTH ROXANA -~ Mr. ant Mrs. Clifton Cooper, 219 Indians avenue; are announcing the birth of twin sons in Wood River Hos iltal Wednesday afternoon. One >f the twins was horn at 1:32 p.m ighinK six pounds and elgh ounces and the other was born a :40 p.m. and weighed five pounds and 14 ounces. South Koxunu Note* SOUTH ROXANA — William Willis, Benton, Is visiting hi Children who reside In the com nunlly. His son, Jack, and hi: ;randson, Kenneth Stagner, Mnin tree), went, to Benton Monday to bring him here. Mr. and Mrs. George Snodgrass iave moved to a home on Ninth .street in Wood River from the Biltmore Apartments Hotel. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Niepert ami daughter, Karen, Velma avenue spent the past few day* in Modesto with Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Otten. Mary Ann Hartsock 2, Dies at Delhi JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 5 tSpecial) -Mary Ann Hartsock, two-year- Id daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leoy Hartsock, Delhi, died Thursay at the home, of her parents Delhi. Funeral rlten,, will be conducted aturdny at 2 * p. m. In Jacoby uneral home by the Rev. David tfuxton. Burial will be In Oak irove cemetery. Ratlin Savei NeU A radio buoy Is proving a net- aver for Scottish fishing trawlers, vho often are forced by sudden torms to Cut their nets and dash o harbor, Glasgow reports. This (0s of costly gear is avoided by the 3uoy, which emits continuous slg- als, enabling boats to return to lie fishing grounds and retrieve tielr nets after the storm. If a rawler, operating between two of hese buoys, has to run for shelter, t is guided back by radio signals. his area prior to the tornado. Mr. and Mrs. Luther Klnser of Chaffer avenue have changed the ame of their son horn Wednes- ay In Wood River Township Hos- ital to Steven "Luther Instead of it even Ross. Sok §«IU or* Ringing I JANUARY NATION-WIDE FINAL CLEARANCE A MW At I* •* Vovr Ion chonce to com (n on cnim*.cneery tovlngil Still teleciton ot comfortable, fine-fitting irylet-bvt *" every »»yl«. Hurry ml ». »*>MU> MitMHt 0 I. HftQUftON, WOOD HIVIH 5 C€ilhounites Seek Political Nominations HARDIN, Jan. 6.—(Special.)— Five more candidates for county office threw their hats Into the political ring this week. County Judge W. F. Suhling has announced he will be a can didate for re-election in the April Republican primary, while John W. Mossman of Brussels, asks the Democratic voters to nominate him for the same office. Car) Boat y, a former sheriff, Is to seek the Democratic nomination for that office and Leo Fort- Schneider is asking the Democrats to nominate him for the office of county treasurer. County tlerk Howard C. Sweetman will be a candidate to succeed himself in the Republican primary. Announce Engagement HARDIN.—Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Jlery are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Maude, to Walter C. Schmidt of Oak Lawn, 111. Miss Ulery is a graduate of the Hardln High School. For a time, she was employed In the Roth store here, but Is now working for United Airlines in Chicago. Schmidt is employed at the Schenk Lumber Co., Chicago. No date has been set for the wedding. llardin Nolei HARDIN.—Mr. and Mrs. Fred Williams have returned to their Hardln home after spending three weeks In California. Hardln friends of Bob Hegger are delighted to hear that he la recovering at his home in Peoria rom a long illness. Gloria Gebbhardt, a student at Mllllkin University, Decatur, has >een visiting Mary Bo Aderton. William Fulkerson has returned o his Studies at the University of Missouri, Columbia, after spend- ng the holidays at the home of his parents. i' M. J. Howdeshell and the Burns irothers, nil of West -Panther Creek, were business visitors In iardin Thursday. Dr. E. L. Sldwell has been con- BUNKER HILL, Jan. A (Special)—The Mississippi ValWy Fellowship of Baptist churches In this area will hold Its monthly meet- Ing Saturday at Berean Baptist Church. The' afternoon session will begin at 3:30. There will be a devotional service and Bible sermon. At 5:30 p. m a fellowship supper will be served. The Rev. Shields, pastor of Alton Jameson Baptist Church, will deliver Ihe germOn at the evening service which, begins at 7:30 p. m. The local Baptist choir will sing and a women's trio from the local church will also take part In the evening services. Twin* nnd Mother Return H«me BUNKER HILL—Mrs. Edward Gosch and twins, Gene Ray and Judy Mae, wh. were born last Dec. 29 at Macoupin Hospital, Car- llnville, returned home Wednesday. The Gosch's have three daughters. Kcrrlvr Announcement of Birth BUNKER HILL—Mr. and Mrs Alvin Hartley received announcement that a daughter, Nancy Jane, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ruyle, Orville, Calif., Dec. 29. The baby weighed six pounds and four ounces. Mrs. Ruyle was the former June Hartley, daughter of the Hartleys. WSCS Dinner BUNKER HILL — The annual Women's Society of Christian Service dinner was served In the Methodist Church basement, Thursday noon for members and families. In spite of ice and cold, there was a good attendance. After dinner devotional services were held with Mrs. J. Scroggins in charge and several others assisting her. A business meeting was held, after which the Dr. and Mrs. M. D. Ross, missionaries from India spoke. They also fcpoke at special evening services in the Methodist Church. A number from the Methodist Church In Shipman joined in the service. Altar Society Meeting; BUNKER HILL—At the Altar Society meeting, Wednesday evening, in St. Mary's Parish Hall, plans were completed for the lunch stand which the women will manage Saturday at Ed Duncan's sale and the card party which will be held Tuesday In St. Mary's Hall. Bunker Hill Notes BUNKER HILL — Richard and Charles Moulton returned Thursday evening from Pittsfleld, where they had been two days attending a tractor school. Mrs. Charles Thompson, Campbell, Mo., visited Mr. and Mrs. Fred Harper several days this week, re- luming Wednesday. Thompson Is Harper's ststftr. Mammoth Carcas* Found MOSCOW — UPI — Anothen mammoth carcass has been discovered preserved In an excellent state in perpetual Ice. From Yakutsk it is reported that near this city the body of- the ancient elephant-like beast was discovered at a depth of five meters below the Surface. fined to his home with a cold. C. C. Hanks has been ill at his home in Pearl this week. His son, Paul of Hardin, took him to Pittsfield to consult a physician Wednesday. , Cadet Francis Miller returned Wednesday to his studies at Western Military Academy. The Rev. Estill Bettis of Hillcrest, .will preach at the Summit Grove Presbyterian Church next Sunday morning. The Hardin Woman's Club will hold its January meeting at the home of Mrs. Nina Fuller and Mrs. Cuba Tureman Tuesday evening. Mrs. Lillian Williams will be assistant hostess. HE DID IT HANDS DOWN—Glenn Marlin-S'jnry of New York became the first person in history to walk down the 898 steps of the Washington Monument on his hands. His sister, Delores, 22. who appears in an acrobatic act with Glenn, watched the historic 550-foot descent from the top of the Washington landmark. _ Girl's Sweaters MajteBoyJealous; He Snoots Her BAYONNE, N. J., Jan. 6. A jealous boy shot bis 14-year-old girl friend because sweaters "brought out her shape too well" and she wouldn't stop wearing them, police said he told them. The 16-year-old youth's fate today hangs on the outcome of the girl's fight for life in Bayonne hospital, where she Is reported slightly improved but still on the danger list. Police yesterday Identified the boy as Arthur Brown. His girl friend is Janet Borow, they said. He is being held on an open charge while the girl still is In danger. A .22 caliber bullet was taken from her lung after th^ shooting last Monday. Under New Jersey law' the names of juveniles ordinarily are withheld by police. A juvenile cannot be tried In regular court unless the charge is murder. All other cases are handled by the juvenile court. Illinois Farm Prices Drop 3rd Straight Mouth SPRINGFIELD, Jan. 6, UP)— Illinois farm commodity prices took a dip the third straight month In December, the State-Federal Agriculture Departments said today. The all commodity price index on Dec. 15 was 229 percent of the 1910-14 base, a drop of 2 percent • from mid-November. For the second successive month, the parity ratio for Illinois farmers was below 100. The ratio of prices received to prices paid by the farmec_was 95 last month, compared with 109 a year ago. ( A 7 percent decrease in livestock and livestock product prices from mid-November pulled down the overaU Index. i Corn increased 19 cents a bushel to $1.18 on Dec. 15. Wheat was ] up from $1.87 to $1.97, oats from 66.to 70 cents, and soybeans from 51.91 to 52.14 a bushel. Hog pric.es at $14.80 a hundredweight were 6 percent below mid-November and the lowest since June, 1946. Beef cattle dropped $2.50 to $20 a hundredweight. Oddity The sun burns your eyes if you look at it, and yet, between the sun and our earth are 93,000,000 miles of air with a temperature close to 459 degrees below zero. Japanese publishers have received authorization or clearance since Oct. 1, 1949, to pritn 1203 titles of books of American origin. Man, 90, Has Spent 83 Years in School MURRAY, Ky.<*>—Eighty-three yrari Is a long time to May in school. But Dr. John Wesley Carr, president emeritus of Murray State College, who Is 90 years old, has made that record. He started to school Oct. 8, 1866. and has been in school ever since. At the age of 17 he taught his first school—In Greene County, Ind. Later he headed school systems In Anderson, Ind., Dayton, Ohio, and Bayonne, N. J. He was high, school principal at Muncie and Bloomlngton, Ind., and In Philadelphia. After serving as state supervisor of high schools in Kentucky, 1922-23, Dr. Carr became the first president of Murray (Ky.) State College. He was president 19231926 and again 1933-1936. At other times he was dean and is now president emeritus. 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