Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 7, 1950 · Page 6
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»AOIItX ALTON IVINMO TtLtOftAMf •ATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 1MO Society. MRTttt WaDDtNOO T1AB •MftcM MCBPTtOM Wedding at West Alton The wedding of David Maher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Maher, 1214 Armstrong avenue, and Miss Cleo Bextermueller will take place In the Immaculate Conception Church, West Alton, Mo., with the Rev. A. Schucler officiating, Saturday morning, January 14, at 0 o'clock. After the marriage breakfast will be served at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Alton. Bextermueller In West, Mr. Maher and his fiancee are graduates of Marquette High School, and Mr. Maher Is associated with Kalamazoo Sales and Service. Miss Bextermueller is employed in St. Louis by the Bardenheier Company. —«>— Zeta* With Mis* Magee Phi chapter, Zeta Beta Psl sorority, will meet at 1:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon with Miss Ann Magcc, 613 East Sixteenth street. Keadcr-tlnveruigt Wedding Charles J. Reader of Bunker Hill and Mrs. Eileen Unverzagt were married Friday at 4 o'clock before the Rev. E. E. DeLong, a retired Presbyterian minister, in Wood River. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Render, brother and sister-in- law of the groom, were attendants. A reception at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Pearl Kclley, 411 South Eighth street, Wood River, followed the marriage and was attended by relatives. Mr, and Mrs. Reader will reside In Wood River. Mr. Reader, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Reader, Is employed by Alton Boxboard Company. Party at Foiiterburg Mr. and Mrs. Glen Collcy of Fosterburg gave a party Friday night In honor of their daughter, Jean, who was 14 January 5. Games were played, and lunch was served at a table ornamented with a birthday cake. Jean received anniversary gifts. Attending the party were Bill Tarrant, Bob Tarrant, Vernon Schmidt, Lester Gvllio, Marilyn Kolesa, Jackie Kolesa, Maurice Paul, Bill Sherman, Eileen Andrews, Geraldlne Colleye and Donnie Colley. —O— Engagement Made Known. Mr. and Mrs. David Vaughn of 1632 Cleveland avenue, Granite : City, are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Mercedes, to Harold Schneider, jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Schneider of 3517 Thomas avenue. Miss Vaughn, who attended school In Edwardsvtlle, Is employed by the Massey Dairy In Granite City. Mr. Schneider is a graduate of Alton High School; served 28 months with the army and Is with the Standard Oil Company. Science Teachers Meeting Madison County Science Teachers Association will meet Wednesday evening, Jan. 11, at 7:30 o'clock In the high school at Madison. The association, having for its officers R. W, Kober of Alton, •president; W. E. Hopper of Wood River, vice-president, and Miss Party for Mrs. Cas*ellft Mrs. Paul Franlch of 629 Langdon street was hostess to a delightful post-nuptial party Thursday night, honoring Mrs. John S. Cassella, whose marriage was an event of December 16. Mrs. Cassella, the former Miss Janet Sharkey, was presented with gifts of a miscellaneous nature. Bridge provided entertainment and prizes were awarded to Mrs. Norbcrt Kuhn, Mrs. Louis B. Miller and Mrs. William Ash. Refreshments were served, buffet style, during the latter part of the evening, and the guests, eight In number, were neated at two card tables, each centered with a cake. One cake bore the Inscription "Best wishes for" and the other "eternal happiness," The table from which .the refreshments were served was centered with figures, representing a bride and groom, encircled with yellow chrysanthemums. The guests' places were marked with china sprinkling cans, containing corsages, formed with yellow and white chrysanthemums. _«>_ Trnll-Weinrich Engagement Announcement Is being made of the engagement of Miss Ilota Weinrich, daugh* ter of Mrs. Verna Weinrlch of 1203 Rebf kah Lodge Installs Officers Mrs, Mather Luly Seated as Nobel Grand West street Ninth and the late Leo, Wcln- rlch, to Charles Trail, jr., son of Mr. and Mr* | Charles Trail of Cottage Hills. Miss Weinrlch was graduated Mlift Wrlnrirh. from Alton High School and Is employed by Owens- llllnols Glass Company. Mr. Trail attended school In East Alton and Is employed by the Fischer Body Company, St. Louis. ^ . KttKagement Announced The engagement of Miss Betty Townslcy to Leslie M. Gibson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie M. Gibson, 1105 Willard avenue, has been made known by the parents of the bride-lo-bo, Mr. and Mrs. John Townsley of 1011 Elliott avenue. The couple plan to wed in May. Mrs. Charles B. to Mrs. Edward Alton Rebekah Lodge, 475, had Its annual Installation of officers Friday night at Odd Fellows' hall, Temple building, and Mrs. Mather Luly was seated as noble grand. After she was installed Mrs. Luly was presented with a bouquet of roses by Mr. Luly. Mrs. Roy L. McPhcron, deputy president, Mrs. Clyde Edwards, Mrs. Lester Means, Mrs. Mary Tlska anfl Mrs. Jessie Hodson were installing officers, and Mrs. Martha Landiss served as warden. Mather Luly, Paul Moore, John Manatt, Martin Broekmeyer and Lee Tolce were escorts for elective officers, Mrs. C. C. Pullen was Installing musician, and Davidson sang Brautlgam, retiring noble grand; Mrs. Luly, and Mrs. E. W. Bergesch, accompanied by Mrs! Irvin Schneider, Patricia Meisenheimer gave the Ode to the Flag. Mrs. H. Read, Mrs. William Peterson, Mrs. John Starbuck, Miss Elizabeth Baker, Mrs. Paul Moore and Mrs. Ella McKinney, as escorts, assisted with tho floor,work. A program entertained after the ceremonla], and Crystal Luly twirled the baton and Betty Calame gave two readings. Officers for 1950 are: Mrs. Math er Luly, noble grand; Mrs. E. W Bergesch, vice-grand; Mrs. Leo Jenkins, recording secretary; Mrs. Arthur Thomas, financial secre tary; Mrs. Lee Tolce, treasurer Mrs. Elizabeth Baker, conductor Mrs. John Starbuck, warden: Mrs Daisy Weiss, chaplain; Mrs. Os borne Knapp, musician; Mrs. Mar tha Landiss, right supporter t noble grand; Mrs. Martin Brock meyer, left supporter to nobl grand; Mrs. Mary Davis, Insid guardian; Martin Brockmeyer, out side guardian; Mrs. Lester Means right supporter to vice-grand, an Mrs. Roy L. McPheron, left sup porter to vice-grand. MR. AND MRS. (AMES OWEN RAY of Wood River who recently marked their 55th wedding anniversary. Hospital Notes Joan Hunter of Edwardsville, secretary, was organized recently to enable teachers to discuss common problems met in teaching. Grade and high school science teachers are members. Whlte-Ilines Wedding Miss Bonnie Lee Hlnes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gates of 210 Cherry street, was married to Lewis Henry White Friday evening at 7 o'clock before Justice of the Peace Henry P. Bene/e at his home, 609 Henry street. The couple's attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Archie White, brother and sister-in-law of the bridegroom. ; Miss Hlnes and her matron of honor were In blue and wore orchid corsages. Mr. and Mrs. White have taken up their residence in an apartment at 2410 Ea«t Broadway. Mr. White is an employe of Alton Box- board Company and his bride is employed by the Block Ice Cream Company. Minn Townalry. Mr. Gibson and his fiancee are graduates of Alton High School. Mr. Gibson Is employed by the Hutchinson Foundry Products and Miss Townsley is In the office of Group Hospital Service. A W Mlm Mxloiie to Wed Announcement of the engagement and approaching marriage of Miss Grace Ma lone to Jack Elwell has been made by Miss Malonc's mother, Mrs. Rose Malone of 2408 East Broadway. The wedding will be an event of April 15. Miss Malone Is a graduate of Marquette High School and St. MissMaUne. Joseph's Hospital Births School of Nursing. She is a member of the staff of St. Joseph's Hospital. Mr. Elwell Is a graduate of Alton High School and is employed by Magulre's Signs. He served in the United States Army for four years, Marriage Made Known Frank Arterberry and Miss I'nrly at MoClunky Mrs. Arthur Prlne and Arthur Chappell Mrs. „ , . . Rave a party Friday night In honor of Mrs. Edgar McClary at the home of Mrs. Prlne in McClusky. Games by the 12 Rucsts In hostesses presented Grace Elizabeth Everett of Knox- vllle, Tenn., were married December 28 in the home of Mr. Arterberry's maternal aunt, Mrs. Julia Wright, In McAllen, Tex. Mrs. Wright and another maternal aunt of the groom, Mrs. Onla Buck, witnessed the marriage. Mr. and Mrs. Arterberry are residing at 501 West St. Louis avenue, East Alton. Mr. Arterberry Is with the 501 Auto Sales, East Alton. A son, weighing seven pounds and two ounces, was born to Mr, and Mrs. Oren Berry, 38 Old St. Louis road, Hartford, at 2:55 p. m., Friday, in Wood River Township Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Bourland, 347 Mill street, Bethalto, are parents of a son. The baby was born at 7:13 p. m. Friday in Wood River Township Hospital. A daughter, weighing seven pounds and 11 ounces, was born to Mr., and Mrs. Ray Card of 835 Fullerton avenue, Alton, at 10:03 p. m. Friday In Wood River Township Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Card have two other children, Freda Rae, 4, and Larry, 2. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnston of 1812 Park avenue are parents of a son, their first child, whom they have named Robert Leon. The baby, weighing five pounds and six ounces, was born at 9:47 a. in.. Friday In Alton Memorial Hospital. Announcement has been made by Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Schroeder of Godfrey of the birth of a son, Wayne Roberts. The baby, the second child of Mr. and Mrs. Schroeder, was born at 6:08 a. in. today in Alton Memorial Hospital, weighing nine pounds and four ounces. Their other son, Richard, Is 8. Mr. and Mrs. Neal Bell of 211 Dorrls street have announced the birth of a son, weighing six pounds and 13 ounces. The baby was born at 5:49 a. m. today in St. Joseph's Hospital. Lodge Installs At Wood River Memorial Hospital Mcilcal Treatment Mrs. Vorii Belt. Godfrey. Charles Mlndrup, 3623 Horn. Nancy Ann Hlckerson, Godfrey. Frank Cross, Troy Rest Home. Linda .Taen Broaddus, IBS St. Louis avenue, East Alton. Mitn Dlxon. Hardln. George Martin, 3.1 IB Belle. Surgical Treatment Mri. Verlcne McKee, Godfrey, Route niimlssals Thomas Jenkins, 3.110 Badley. Mrs. Harriett Ennls, 3S1 East Penning, Wood River. Terry Ann Cranmer, 23S.1 Glllls. Nancy Ann Seago, 2128 i Seminary, Mrs. Henrietta Herbitrelt, 1406 George. Walter Downing, 1001 Chouteau. Mrs. Constance Hlllman and Infant ton. 2314 Amelia. Mri. Eileen Carter and Infant ion, Carroliton. St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Treatment Miss Llllle Schaefer. Edwardsvtlle. Mrs. Dorothy Burgoyne, 4 East Eleventh. ' Mrs. Obetra Maher, Lansing, III. Mrs. Bertha Kelly, 1023 Jocstlng. Coleen LaVancc, 216 Whltelaw, Ear Alton. Surgical Treatment John McAdams Hyndman, ion of Mr and Mrs. James .Hyndman, 2304 Hoi man. Mrs. Clara Louise Moehle, wife o! William Moehle, 111 East Schwartz, Ed- wardsvtlle. Dismissals Mri. Lula Mae Burnelt, 1122 Pearl. Mrs. Mattle Travis, 1927 Central. MI«s Marie Ulmet. 81)3 East Sixth. Mrs. Edith May Wlndes, 2414 Powhatan. Mrs, Kthel E. Donelson, 222 Maurice. Mrs. Irene Burns, 269 Eighth, Wood River. Benjamin Franklin Yost, 1004 East Fourth. Wood "River Township Hospital Medical Treatment Arthur Ttndell, 354 Central, Wood River. Claudia Sltze, 412 Broadway, East Alton. Mrs. Jamei White, 113 East First, Roxana. Surgical Treatment Miss Lav-erne Harris, Cottage Hills. Hoy Reel, 441 Proipect, Wood River. Mm. Alberta Vessel, 701 East Ferguson, Wood River. Dismissals Mri. Nelle Rippy, 318 Third, Wood Mrs. Sadie Parker, 421 Washington, East Alton. Carol Jan* Milolasek, 217 Cardot, i'ast Alton. Mrs. Daisy Hnllaway, 866 Ha Her, Wood River. Mrs. Bronna Lee Balster. 123 Weit Tydeman, Roxana. Mrs. Ola Eaton and infant daughter, 6 Wltelaw, East Alton. Within three years 7,000 Citizen Public Halls have come to be re- ;arded as indispensable by the apanese to forward municipal emocratic growth and deveiop- ent. Wood River Pair Married 55 Years attendance, and (he served refreshments. Mrs. Chappell was ... ,, .. ....... with gifts, and Mrs. Winfleld Cornelius, Mrs. Glen Ellis and Mrs. fcarl Gross were awarded prizes. Troy Woman'i Club Troy Woman's Club will have ;» meeting, at Troy, Thursday January TO, « nd „ pr08rarn w| fj The Girl Scout* and Brownies were recently orsanixed by the ?'* M (he °w"E community contest project, Huewnann , , wui at the Upper Alton after a holiday adjourn. pent, Monday evening at 8 o'clock. Meeting Theta Tau sorority will Tuesday evening at 7:45 feloek, at Miami Springs Hotel E.NJOY Misi Irvine Honored Mrs. Paul B. Cousley of 437 Belleview avenue entertained 50 guest's Prldny evening in honor of Miss Marguerita Kileen Irvine, English exchange teacher. The parly was held following the Christmas tree burning In Riverview sunken garden, and was attended by teachers in the Alton school system and other women who have been associated with Miss Irvine since she came to Alton late last summon Miss Irvine, whose homo Is near London, is residing at the Cousley home while in Alton. Lodge Notes Marguerite Camp, 500, Royal Neighbors of America, will meet at the S trooper funeral homo tonight at 7:30 o'clock and pay respects to a member, Miss Julia Bilderbeck. Alton Circle, No. 37, Daughters of Isabella, will meet Tuesday night at the Knights of Columbus Club. DAIRY "WATOHTOWER" STUDIES SUNDAY, IAN, ITH, 7 P. M "Lovrs IX'ftCUtON" tofceol in TkeooniUo Ministry livery Tkur«4a> 7 I'. M. All Welcome. KINGDOM H\U. lit Mai* it. <»ud Flaor) r WOOD RIVER, Jan. 7.—Officers were seated and several appointments made by John Cafazza, president, at the regular monthly meeting of the Italian Mutual Benefit Society, Thursday night, at Italian Lodge. Mrs. Mary Grace Mllitello was appointed chairman of ways and means committee; Mrs. Mary Palermo, assistant financial secretary. It was announced there will be regular curd playing sessions at the lodge for members each Sat- urady evening beginning at 8 p. m. (itiilil at Church WOOD RIVEK-Mi-mbers of the World Outdoor League will servo refreshments at the regular meet- Ing of the World Wide Guild at tKe First Baptist Church, Monday. Mrs. Ray Dodson Is in charge of handicraft and their leader, Mrs. Melvin Bens, will supervise the meeting. Junior Club Guetl Night WOOD RIVER.—George Julie- meyer, interior decorator at Lain- merl's Furniture Store, St. Louis, will bo guest speaker nt the guest night meeting of the Junior Woman's Club at Wood River School, iVoman's Club, and the Bethalto .Voman's Club will be guests. Indi- idual members may also bring a ;uest to the meeting. Mrs. Wilam Harrison and Mrs. Arthur lough are program chairman and nusic chairman, respectively. Hostesses include Mrs. A. L. Kitz- liller, Mrs. William Hicks, Mrs. Carl Hohr, Mrs. John Sly, and Miss Betty Clayton. . Auxiliary Collecting Clothing; WOOD RIVER. — The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary of Post 2859 is collecting clothing for a family in Hartford whose home was completely destroyed by the tornado. The father Is a veteran unable to work because of' 111 health. Woman's clothing In .size 12 or 13, boy's in size 6 and girl's in size '2 are needed. Donations will be collected at the meeting of the Auxiliary at the Memorial Club, Monday vening, Two Store* Change Hours WOOD RIVER. — The Tri-City and Kroger groceries of Wood River have announced new store hours, beginning Monday. Tri-City, 65 East Ferguson nue, will be open from 8:30 a. m. to 5:30 p. m., Monday though Wednesday; 8:30 a. m. to 9 p. m. on Thursday and Friday; and 8 a. m. to t) p. m., Saturday, according to Lcroy Tavcrnier, manager. Kroger, 131 East Ferguson, will maintain an 8 a. m. to 5:30 p. m. schedule Monday througr Thursday, and an 8 a, m. to 9 p. m. opening hourf on Friday and Saturday. Smith La Mar Is manager of the store. Automobile Mishap WOOD RIVER.—A Wood River •ah driven by George Blackston, 661 Fifth street, East Alton, and a oar driven by Marvin Tennikait, 111' Penning avenue, were Involved n an accident at 11:55 a. m., Thursday ut Lorena and First. Mackston reported damage to the front fender of the cab. DUtrlft 104 Attendant* Good WOOD RIVER.—Attendance for School District 104 was unusually good the past week for the Icy weather, according to Glenn O. De- Alley, superintendent. DeAtley has Mr. and Mrs. James Owen Ray observed the 55th anniversary of their marriage, December 26, at their home on Roosevelt avenue, Wood River. Mr. Ray Is 76 and his wife, Carrie Jane David Ray, 1S (o. Mr. and .Mrs. Ray were born near Elsberry, Mo., and attended sch«ol together In Elsberry. Following their marriage they moved, to Hardln \yhere Mr. Ray was engaged in the sawmill, carpentering and threshing business. In speaking of their wedding Mr. and Mrs. Ray recalled that they traveled in a horse drawn buggy through a blizzard, over four miles of snow, to be married by .Squire Ellis. The wedding took' place in the buggy, which was enclosed and had one hole In the curtains which served as a window. Mr. Ray, retired, attributes his own and Mrs. Ray's "good health and prosperity" to "hard, honest work and Carrie's cooking." Mr. and Mrs. Ray were parents of six children, five of whom are living, and have 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Sons and daughters are James O. Ray, Wood River; Mrs. Kenneth Parker, Greenfield; Mrs. Gertie Ratliff, Kansas City, Mo.; Mrs. James McLeod, San Narcas, Tex., and John Ray of Bunker Hill. Rural Am Lists 2 Births, 13 Deaths Hospital Figures Are Not Included in Report Thirteen death* were recorded for the Moro-Foster-Bethalto re* gistratlon only two district birth*. In In 1949-but 194S, the figures were IS deaths and births. However, the picture offered 1 the vital statistics Is a misleading one, The registration total of two 1949 births takes no account of the babies born In the Alton, Wood River, and other area hospitals to residents of the Moro- Foster-Bethalta district. Under a registration set-up made a few years ago by the Illinois Department of Health, the Alton city clerk was made registrar for a district comprising he townships of Moro and Fosterburg, and the village of Bethalto which includes a section of Ft. Russell township. Alton's city clerk, Paul Price, said today that evidently most of he 1949 babies of parents in the Moro-Foster-Bethalto district were born In hospitals and registered in the district where these hospitals are located. Of the two 'home births" recorded last year, IB noted, one was in Fosterburg ownshlp, the other In Ft. Russell. Godfrey, and rural Wood River all but the municipalities), form another sub-registration district with Alton as registration place. n this district last year births numbered 37 and deaths 329. This district includes Alton State Hos* ital. Personals Marriage license was issued In Wood River this week by Mrs. Cecil Budde to Charles Joseph Reader, jr., Box 2, Bunker Hill, and Mrs. Eileen R. Unverzagt of Wood River. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde C. Campbell and family plan to take possession of a home at 704 Euclid place, which they recently purchased r rom Paul D. Armstrong, January 15. Mr. and Mrs. Campbell and family reside at 814 McKinley boulevard. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Crader, who lave been employed on the Minnesota Husky, a barge, near Paducah, Ky., returned to Alton ? riday night and are visiting Mrs. Crader's parents, Mr. and I Mrs. lharles Ruebling. Miss Mary Stamm of 1019 Gar-1 den ' • Church Events Former Wood River Woman To Run for State House WOOD RIVER, Jan. 7.-A for- met Wood ftlverlte, Mtt. Faye tftftjnef. now of Wheaton, hM an- ndbnmd that she will be • candidate for nomination to the Mate general assembly from the 41st district, it has been learned by friends here. Dr. and Mri. Bramer lived here 20 yean ago on' Ninth street, where the operated a private kindergarten. Her husband li a dentlit and was associated with the late Dr. GI1IU. When Mrs. Bramer visited here last fall, a party was given In her honor at the home of Mrs. Robert Lane. She was a member of the Wood River Woman's Club and American Legion Auxiliary. Graduating from Vlncennes High- School, she attended Illinois State Normal University at Bloomington and VJncennes University. She taught In the Granite City schools four years, teaching history and civics, and has done special work at Shurtieff College and lllinoU University. She studied law at De Paul University. Her political career began in 1924 when she was appointed • superintendent In the departmenl of agriculture for the Illinois Stats Fair by Gov. L. Small. She held the position four years. Amoni her many other activities, Mr* Bramer Is past president of ths Republican Woman's 'Club ol Wheaton and Is a member of th« Du Page County Republican Woman's club board and M sustaining member of the Illinois Federation of Republican Women. •• The office Mrs. Bramer is seek* Ing Is held by Mrs. Lottie Holman O'Nell, who has entered the ract for state senator. Mrs. Bramer'i chief Interests are the conservation of our national resources anl good goverment. Wood River High Newspaper Cited by National Association WOOD RIVER, Jan. 7—Journalism students of Miss Mary Margaret Quinn at East Alton-Wood River Community High School Betty Hlgglns, and Alba Mahanay, editors of three pages; Ronald Allen and Don Myers, sport editors, and Esther Johnson, pho* tiave been making their own news tographer. Ads were managed by Members of Sunshine Circle of Cherry Street Baptist Church, will visit the Streeper funeral home tonight at 8 o'clock and pay respects to the late Miss Julia Bil; derbeck. Worth While class of Cherry Street Baptist Church will meet Monday evening at 7:30 o'clock with Mrs. Donald Pointer, 423 East Fourteenth street. Mrs. Pointer and Mrs. Kenneth Ely will be hostesses. Monthly meeting of the Alton Woman's Christian Temperance Union will be beld Tuesday at 1 o'clock in the parish house of the First Methodist Church. Each member is asked to take a white elephant to be sold. Services Sunday In Bethalto Presbyterian—9:45, Church school. 10:45, worship. Holy Communion. Sermon: "Where the Spirit of God Meets the Spirit of Man." Dr. O. Clark, pastor. Services Sunday at Bethalto lately. The recent flood of events connected with the staff of the "Sand- jurr" include receiving an excel- ent rating on last year's publlca- ion from the National Scholastic Press Association; current sponsorship of a soap wrapper contest, and a request from "Student Life," publication for 10,000 secondary schools, for a picture which ran n the October issue of the. paper. The N. S. P. A. rating was received at the school last week with critical notes and a general evaluation of first class honor, which is excellent. The papers were judged in relation to other high ! Maribelle Lancaster, Patsy Sparks, Norma Balke, and Ruth Perrln. The present staff of the "Sand* burr' 'is sponsoring a soap wrapper contest between home, rooms. It will end the last of January with each' home room having 100 percent contributions receiving a box of candy. The contest was launch* ed by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association of New York and concerns Swan soap for which Lever Brothers will send a bar of Swan to CARE for every two wrappers collected, i CARE will pack and ship the coap overseas to hospitals and welfare agencies or distribute ac- schools with an, enrollment rang- ! cording to need. As yet, "Sand ing from 700 to 999 and publica- j- burr" staff members have not lions twice monthly. The highest | compiled an official count of the rating which can be secured is "All I number of wrappers collected. American" which the local high Betty Fosha, an art student, hai school paper received in both 1945 ; made posters promoting the cam- and 1946. ] paign, which were placed in the "The 'Sandburr' Is excellent in \ high school halls, most respects," the critical nota- j A photo labeled, "Spooks," ap- tion read, "but needs to exercise j peering in the October issue of the blue pencil more strenuously and Improve makeup—especially remember to cut or jump rather than dribble the tail end of a story from column to column." Staff members responsible for last year's paper, which was called "The Echo," were Mary Clagg, the "Sandburr" has gained the attention of "Student Life," a publication from Washington, D. C. The picture shows seven band members in goblin costumes as they appeared at the Halloween performance between halves of the East St. Louis game, Oct. 14. Methodist—9:45, 10:45, Morning Sunday school, worship. 6:30, 11 with pneumonia. A marriage license was issued Friday to Lewis Henry White and Bonnie Lee Hines by Mrs. Lillian McGuan Swain, deputy marriage license clerk. Little Theater Tryout Monday For 'Inspector 9 Monday evening. Entertainment contacted several of the principals will bo furnished by Bob Possel, | in the district and found there was pianist of Shurtieff College. I not a sizeable amount of absence*. Members of the Alton Young although smaller children missed Woman s Club, East Alton Junior I more than older students. Tryouts for "An Inspector Calls," second production of the Alton Little Theater, will be held Monday night at 7:30 in Alton City Hall auditorium, Director Dorothy Colonius has announced. The cast of the J. B. Priestley mystery fantasy will consist of four men and two women. "An Inspector Calls" is described as different from any mystery presented in Alton. It is said to keep the audience In suspense throughout the play and carries with it a message of morality. The play will be presented here Feb. 6-7., Thomas Mitchell had the lead in the Broadway production two years ago. Itev. Ellison Rites Monday.. Funeral rites for the Rev. Noah Henry Ellison, 66, of 1530 Market, who died Wednesday, will be conducted Monday at 2 p. m. in St. John's Baptist Church by the Rev T. P. Wright. Burial. will be in Oakwood cemetery. The body is at Russell funeral home where friends may call after 7 p. m. Sunday. A pull of approximately 30 tons Is exerted on the steel frame-by the strings of a grand piano. Youth Fellowship. 7:30, Evening worship. S. C. Felts, pastor. Sunday services at St. Paul's Lutheran, Wood River. 9 a. m. Sunday school. 10:30, Morning worship. Sermon: "Children Are a Gift from God and to God." r p. m. Vespers. Subject: "Manna From Heaven." Services Sunday at the Church River. (Meeting temporarily at the Roxana community building). 10 a. m. Bible study. 11 a. m. Preaching 11:45, Communion and Fellowship. 7 p. m. Preaching and Communion. Dewey Cletcher, elder. Sunday services at the First Unitarian. John G. Gill, minister. Sunday Forum at 10 led by William Brunner: "Pharoah and the Psalms." Church at 10:30 a. m. Morning worship at 11. Sermon: "A Public Library for Alton." Husband Left Her in 1908; Woman Granted Divorce WAUKEGAN, Jan. 7, <*>—It was Wednesday, Oct. 9, 1908, when her husband, Forrest, walked out on her, testified Mrs. Jeanette Schweitzer, 67. And he hasn't been back since, she said. Circuit Judge Ralph J. Dady granted the Deerfield woman a divorce when she appeared in court yesterday. Tre Schweitzers were married in 1907. Belgian Trade Arrests Bring Counter-Charges BRUSSELS, Belgium, Jan. 7. <*> —Arrest of two prominent Catholics on charges of complicity in illegal security trading has brought opposition accusations that. Belgium's Catholic government Itself Is Involved in a major financial scandal. Those arrested were Jules Cardyn, professor at the Catholic University of Louvain, and Emile Malllien, manager .of the Belgian bank. Te Deum to Hear Dr. D. Livingston St.L. U. Professor to Speak at Dinner Don A. Livingston, Ph. D., educator and philosopher, now an instructor in economics at St. Louis University, will address Alton chapter of Te Deum International at the monthly meeting to be held at 6:30 p. m., Wednesday Jan. 18, at St. Patrick's hall. Dr. Livingston will speak on "The Catholic Approach to the Weli&re State." In. his address; he will outline and analyze the papal social encyclicals, Rerum Novarum and Quad- regismo Anno. Dr. Livingston has traveled widely in Europe and has studied many of the educational systems at European countries. He has prepared and taken part in more than 30 programs on education for the city public school system. After his graduation from St. Louis University in 1935, Dr. Livingston took a position as a teacher of .social studies in a high school. .In 1938, he was made principal of an elementary school and remained in that position for six years. During that period, he took graduate work at the University to allow him to work toward a doctor of philosophy degree. In 1946, he was appointed an instructor in economics at Parks College of Aeronautical Technology, and later transferred to the School of Commerce and Finance at St. Louis University. Madame Chiang to Deliver Parting Message to U. S. NEW YORK, Jan. 7, <*»»—Madame Chiang Kai-shek will deliver a parting message to America before she starts home for China, probably next week. The wife of the beleaguered Chinese Nationalist leader will give a 15-mlnute talk tomorrow over the National Broadcasting Co. network, starting at 11 a. m. (Alton time). Hindus of the 3rd and 4th Century recognized the diamond' as the hardest of all substances. chalet of four distinctly! psttirns Each pattern ia •overal colon to harmonix* with you docontioa* Chip-prod biktd •n*m»l on Gtjvi> Bondito*! Voul fed pricn raisMuMi, tm EttknitM upon raquost. RUSSELL VENETIAN BLIND MF8. 00. •U MILTON ROAD Dial 3-8944 — Res. 2-5B68 for free estimates. TIM Original VMMttan Mind Man of Alton Whert Quality Comes First Tulip bulbs once were bought and sold for speculation In Holland and some of these bulbs sold for 250 times their weight in gold. SPECIALS Machine Budget Wavt $9.00 tfoUnt) Curtis Cold Wave* $5.00 up to $20.00 MochiatlfjM Pemanent $$.00 and up gU •{ TwUVWood Machine $7.50 Knk UdyMachine fio.OO Shampoo and Sot fi.QO •Txpori Hair Cutting, KAY ESSEX BEAUTY SHOP 448 RAiT THIRD STKBRT PHONB t.ISM PANCAKE&SAUSAQESUPPEI ' Sunday. 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