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PAGE Tttfc ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH SATURDAY, JANUARY *, 1*50 Oilers Undisputed Leaders in Southwestern Conference Stop Collinsville Crew »* m /» j /% n *nt . j #y 53-42 Score; Third Victory in Loop Action The Wood River Oilers will meet an Illinois Valley Confei •nee team, Roodhouse, at Wood River High gymnasium tonight. The game will start at 8:15 p. m. What the 1949-50 crop of Wood River Oilers accomplish the rest of the season is dependent on a lot of unforseeable factors, but Friday night the Oilers turned a trick that Wood River teams have been unable to do for several years when they overpowered the Collinsville Kahoks, 53-42, at Col linsvllle in a Southwestern Conference game. On the surface, all the Oilers did was score more points than the Kahoks. But here are some of the things they were achieving at the same time. No. 1—Taking undisputed possession of the Southwestern Conference lead with a record of three wins and no losses. No. 2—Becoming the first team to defeat the Kahoks on the Collinsville court since Glllesple turned the trick Feb. 22, 1946 (almost four years ago). No. 3—Racking up their ninth victory in ten games this season. No. 4—Tumbling the Kahoks to fourth place In the Southwestern Conference standing (behind Belleville and Edwardsville as well as Wood River), a spot to which Coach Vergil Fletcher's crew is unaccustomed. The Kahoks' started off as if they were going right along with that home floor record by hitting a neat .500 percentage In the first quarter on their tries from the field and taking a neat if not large 12-8 lead when the period ended. But then the Oilers took command. Coach Chick Summers' shooters hit the hoop for 16 points In the second quarter and held Collinsville to eight to reverse the four point edge, taking a 24-20 lead. In the third period, the Wood River crew continued, to increase Its working edge, playing careful ball and taking advantage of Collinsville miscues to lead by a 3828 margin when the fourth stanza started. In the third quarter again, the Kahoks were able to score only eight points. Came the fourth quarter and both teams had their best scoring period as the Oilers hit for 1T> markers and the Kahoks counted for 14 points to boost the score to Its final count, 53-41 The game was a rough and tumble affair from the beginning. Without being deliberate, the boys made considerable contact under the basket and scrambling for free balls. In the third quarter, the Kahoks started to find the range on the bucket, but the Oil- era kept their heads and matched, or bettered, the Collinsville scoring. The Oiler attack was very well balanced with five Wood River shooters hitting the nets for eight or more points. Lowell Petitt, who played a great game in all departments, led the scoring for both teams as'he hit for 14 points on five field goals and four free throws. Not too far behind were Bob MuU and Norris Dorsey, each of whom accounted for 10 Oiler markers. Dorsey hit for five field goals for his point total while MuU relied on three two-pointers and (our free shots. Don Capron, who also turned In a great floor and rebounding game and Is rap. Idly returning to his early season form, racked up nine points on two buckets and five charity points. And Melvln Sheets came In fourth In the Wood River scoring derby with eight points on (our fielders. Much credit for the Oiler victory is due to the Wood River defense's halting the Kahok forwards, Curt Klobucher and Jim Belobraydlr. Belobraydlc hit (or only tout points and Klobucher had but two. Hut the Oilers found Chuck Kraak harder to slop ns the Colllusvillo pivot hit for 12 markers on foui field goals and four free shots. Jack Renfro was close behind with 11 on four buckets mid three char- Ity shots. Don Leone was the third high man for Collinsville with nine points on four baskets and a free throw. Renfro for Collinsville and Dorsey for Wood River both left the game on five personal fouls. After the game with Roodhouse tonight at Wood River High gym, the Oilers will get buck into conference Bctlon Tuesday against the Granite City Happy Warriors, at Wood River. Prep St. Mary'* (Catlylt) 37. Okuwvill* V St. Domlnlc't (Breeze) 47, New Baden 43. Dunbar (M.lrlUom 81. Mt. Olive SO. Evansvllle Memorial SO, Harrlsburi 47 Rock Fclli 41, Sterling M. Carml 48, Albion 42, NUscouUh 36. Lebanon 31. Mount Vernon t)4. Went Frankfort 43 Newton 40, Oblnn* 38. O'Fallon 42, Roxana 39. Flora 57, Olney 37. Edwardivtlle BO. Alton M. Dupo 80, Freeburg 31. Venice 86, Troy S3. Belleville 31, Oranlte City 41. Wood River 53. ColUnivllle 41. Carllnvllle 40, Western Military 38. Bridgeport 81. Mt. Carmel 38. Parli 49, Eastern State 28. Lincoln 62, Mt. Pulaakl 34. Nlantlc 38, Mt. Zlon .1.1. Oecatur 81, Mattoon 34. Clay City 4S, Noble 39. Hoopenton 79, Paxton 2.1. Potomac 38, Catlln 31. Springfield SO, Bloomlnston 49. Hillview, 81-20 44 »••«• Hlvsr (531 Player If It pi Colllnsvlll* (l«> Muu rithtr She* la Pelllt Reid CaprOB King Dortoy Crabl* . Player 4 KlobuclliT 0 1 uBelobraydlc 4 0 OHarrlMm t « tKrtak 0 0 uCampbell 1 I IR.nlro 0 0 OLaone 5 0 SSapp 010 l» (t pf i o a i a a ooo 443 0 0 I 415 4 t 3 t 01 University High of Normal 4,9, Henry Chenoa 01. Pontlac SO. York S4. Downem Grove 41. Morton 42. Oak Park 41. Waukegan 81, Proviso 49. Springfield Lanphlcr 91. Peorla Woodruff 48. Peorla Manual 56, Peorla Central 38. Peorla Spaldlng 96, East Peoria 5!l. Washington 44. Dunlap 38. Quincy 63, Canton 41. Macomb Western 4(1. Macomb 38. Jlonnoko 42, Metamora 32. Cinlvn ;!4, Prlncevllle 29. Kurmlnitton SR, Valley 40. Ilnpedale 32. Mncklnaw 2«. ElPaso 114, Eureka 28 Bradford 63, Toulon 4.1. Morion 66, Drluvan S.'l. Walnut -VI. Wethersflcld 3.1. El« 74. Grant 39. Thornton .'Hi. Blue Inland 18. Crayilake 42. Woodntock 30. Mt. Carmel 49. St. Rita of Chicago 91. Crystal Lake SB. Llbertyvllle 28. Argo 27, Kankakeo .16. VV.it Rockford 52, Jollet 40. Morrli M, Seneca 38. Elgin 0.1, La Salle-Peru 38. Frceport 93, East Aurora 43. Strcator 54, Pekln 50. Kewanre 53, Mollne 50. Eaat Moline 43, Monmnulh .13. Rock Isliind .12, Calenburg 49 Springfield 50, Bloomlngton 49. .Springfield Feltshans 50, Wllllamivllle 34. Olllcsple 48, Springfield Cathedral 41. Hllliboro 51, Taylorvlltc 48. Waverly 45. Northwestern 43. Ball Township 81, Raymond 20. Dlvcrnon 47, Girard 22, Greenfield 47, 'White Hall 41. nochestcr .11, Edlnburg 38. Vandalla 81, Pana 38. Klncald 44, Lltchfleld 31. Plttsfleld 71. Notre Dame of Qulncy 36. Jcnieyvllle 00, Winchester 37. Mason City 55, Creenvlew 40. Mt. Auburg 40, Trl-Clly 32. Carrollton 53, Roodhouse 28. Rlverton 49, Auburn 48. Hlnsdale 40; Maine 35. Chicago Area Lake View 81. Taft 48.' North Park 70, Harrli School 10. South Shore 77. Carver 61. Luther Institute 50, University High 30 Calumet 48, Parker 44. Fcnger 80, Morgan Park 31. Foreman 42, Austin 33. Todd School 45. Francis Parker 35, Harvard School 45, Chicago Uattn 38. l.ltlle Klfht Tourney Sheffield 35, Tlsllwa 44. ManllUH .17, Neponset 33. Meridian Tournament Stonington 44, Macon .18. (Till*). Illlopolis 40, Flndlay :<9. (Thlrdi College Batketball By Tilt: ASSOCIATED PRESft EAST Boston Unlv 91. MIT 39. Rhode Islarfd State 74, Mama 70. Massachusetts 48. Mlddlebury 30 Springfield (Mass) 89, New Hampshire 38. Gannon 54, California (Pal 47. „ Fordham SB, St. Francis (Bkn) 91. SOUTH Louisiana State 83. Georgia Tech 52. Miami iFlal 76. Tampe 81 Wake Forest 37. South Carolina 53, Virginia Tech 7fl, Roanoke 48. Howard Unlv 38. North Carolina A & T 48, SOUTHWKNT Sul Ross 49, St. Michaels INMI 43. Southwestern (Tex) DO, Daniel Baker 3D. New Mexico A * M 59, Texas Tech 84. Hkrdln-Slmmona 52, New Mexico 42. New Mexico Western 58, Adami (Colol State 38. MIUWKBT Kansas 58. Oklahoma 80. Missouri 49, Washington (St. Loulsl 43. Belolt 77. Grlnnell 79. Omaha 40, Detroit Tech 43, Carlelon 88, Lawrence SI. Ohio Unlv 84. Western Reserve 88. Lawrence Tech 67, Delaware 53. Central Okla. 43, Phillips Unlv .13. Washburn 56 Fort Hays iKasI State 4». Concordla llnd) 46, Indiana Tech 44. Dickinson iND) 52, Black Hills iSD) Teachera 48. Augustan* illli 98, North Central Illinois 56. Milwaukee Teachers 78, Illinois Tech 84. Mllllkln 95. Lake Forest 47. Valley City iND) 85, Ellendale IND) Kent Stalu 11(1. Central Michigan 48. 11 1 pon lid, Coe 63. Akron «U. John Carroll SU St. Olaf 3d. St. Johns (Minn) 44. Missouri Central 7(1. Iowa Wesleyan 97. Kaunas Wesleyan 5U, College Kmporta 38. Missouri Valley 83. Tarkln 58. Kalamazou 59, Hillsdale 48. Alma 52, Hope 45. FAR H'CST Utah 5U, Colorado A it M 52. Oregon 51, Washington State 48. Southern Calltornla 73. Stanford 98. Washington 67. Idaho 43. UCLA 5(1. California 43. Deliver 57, Utah Slate 51 Nevada 88, College of Pacific 44. Santa Barbara 98, Fresno State 4X Portland 75, Goiuaia 64. Pacific Unlv 97. Whitman 44. Montana Stale M, Idaho Slat* 54. Montana 05, Rocky Mountain 52. Southern Oregon 65, San Francisco Stale H. Northern Idaho SB. Eastern Oregon 54 64 St. John's couldn't do anything wrong on Its own floor Friday night and unfortunately Hillview was on the very short end of a tremendous 31-20 score. It was the ninth win of the sea- sod for the St. John's crew, which has felt the sting of defeat dnly three times M fur this campaign. The St. John's basketballers scored nt will acalnst th^ Hillview squad, which didn't, seem fo find any solution to the high octane nffenso of the high flylnc hosts. Score at the halftlme Intermission found St. John's way out in the lead, .T7-<?. B. Cnsclton had a field night. He dropped In 15 field goals to RO along with his lone free throw for 31 points. R, Carmody Rot In on the fun, too. He had half a do/en field coals and a pair of four shots for 14 points. Angle wns practically the whole show for Hillview. The game little lad fought his way through the St. John's aggregation for four buckets and found time for six more tosses for a total of 14 points, only six short of his team's total for the game. Angle Ward Dowdy Lon« Ford McCormlck Illllvltw <«» «l. John's <»>ll Player f« ft pf Player fe ft pf 4 8 JR.Carmody rX 2 1 0 0 OB.Canelton 15 1 2 0 0 2 Hard wick 212 1 1 IKuhnllne 802 0 0 SHartman 3 0 J 1 1 OSkaggs 2 0 .1 D.Caselton 1 1 1 Stelnacher 100 ^ W.Carmody 1 0 0 Totals ...~5~S10 Totali ...38 913 Score at Half: Carrollton- 37, Hillview A. Official: Livingston. Hawks Humble Roodhouse. 53-28 Carrollton got Into high gear fast Friday night and won Its second Illinois Valley Conference game as the Hawks swooped over Roodhouse, 53-28. The Hawks' record In Illinois Valley competition now stands at ;wo wins and one loss. For the season, Carrollton has wrapped up six victories and have let four ;ames slip from its grasp. There wns't much Roodhouse could do last night. The Hawks ;ot away to a flying start in the 'irst quarter as they took a com- nnnding 17-10 lead. At the half he score was doubled, in favor of Carrollton, 24-12. After three periods the Hawks were coasting, 34-19. Scoring for the game went to Portwood, who flipped in six buckets and a couple free shots for 14 points. He had a lot of help, too. Andrews plunked In four baskets and five charity tosses for 13 points. Logan used his height to sflp In a field goal and five foul throws for seven markers. Scoring was pretty well divided on the Roodhouse qulntent,, Cop- "ey was top man with six points. Earner and Meyer each poured In five points. Bowling Roodhouse (£*> Player Sltton D.Crahtree arner Copley tutton Csrrolllon California Poly 70. Sacramento State t. Colorado Mines 5T. Lowry field , ToUU ...U181B Total* ...1U10U 8?i>u by Quarters: 1 2 j 4 Wooa) H|y«r T 14 38 A3 CoUlnivilla) 10 30 28 41 Official* Sbltlda. Frawr FifMlf Lmit Wiafcf Hr THC AIHOCIATKU Hf£»» NEW YORK—George "Sugar Cost- uvr. M1U. Camdeii, N. J , outpointed Gene Burton, UOVi, New York, 10. OMAHA — Harry "Kid" Matthew*. 2t», Keattle, knocked out Tony Ell loixda. 171. San Antoulo. Ten,, t. SAN DIEGO. Calif—Chick Mutgrove, 163, San Diego, stopped Bert Mrndoia, 1U2, San Bernardino, 7, HOLLYWOOD. Calif. -Gcoigo Held.. 14BV,i, Loa Angelas, outpouilrd J. J. Cracknell, IDHi, Los Angeles, 8 (Top regular botil on Jo* Louls-Wlllle Bean •xhlblllon card.) The University of Texas' most decisive basketball triumph in history was 102-1, registered •gainst San Marcos Baptist Academy in 1016. fAST ALTON AMERICAN LEGION DANCE SATURDAY NIGHT •torts..! «| •!** UrionHaM •AW ALTON * LUX THEATRE ICDWAKIMVIM.K, I|J.. SUN,.MON,.TUES.-WED. January 8. I. 10. II tiK UAVKss - MAMK •"I'KVtN* "Oh YON •Muttful DolT lift) Mown Sunday at 3:30 • (:)» 7 W »;3t> - 8:*) MHOMTtf. Bell Seevcrs Ash {.Crat>trc« Heyers Gonterman fg ft pi Player 1 1 3 Andrews 0 1 1C.Smith S 1 3USmith 3 0 4 Bland 0 0 2Logan 0 1 1 Wiles 101 Moss 0 0 I Wheeler 0 0 IPortwond 1 a aStandcfer 2 1 1 002 fg ft pi 4 S 1 0 0 1 > a .1 a a i 1 9 3 0 o i 013 1 o o (123 a o 3 Totals ...10 824 Totals ...181720 Score by Quarters: 1234 Carrolllon 17 24 34 53 Hoodhousc 10 12 19 38 Officials: Sherwood, Smith. Panthers Scratch Winchester, 60-37 Jorscyvllle's power was too much for Winchester Friday night nt» the Panthers raced past their Illinois Valley opponents, 60-37, on UK Jerseyvllle hardwood. The Panthers led Winchester the entire game. The men of coa'ch K. V. Halt took command at the end of the first quarter, 14-3 and wont mi to n comfortable 38-19 margin at the half. Fourteen more Panther points went through the hoop In (he third frame and Jerseyvllle led at th finish of that period, 52-30. For the blue and white cagers of Jcrseyvllle, Nairn was high mnn with eight field goals and one free throw for 17 points. Reynolds wan dogging hit footsteps with the dame number of baskets, but no free shots for 16 points. For Winchester, Northrop was the leader with four fielders- and • trio of charity flips for 11 points. In a reserve game, Jerseyvllle came out victor by n 29-24 score. Jerseyvllle (M> WlinhesUr (171 Player l " II It P* 'layer fg ft pf 4 1 aAudHI 1 0 ONorthrop Legate Koili Shorlal Miller Freetme.ver Hugger Malrn rfaiiallakan Reynold* Hughes Totals J O 3Hoots 1 4cummlng» t 0 4Drummond 0 0 OCarrlger B 1 aRurni 0 0 I 804 000 1 0 3 490 a a 2 a i a 400 010 001 42(1 Totals Scot i by Quarters: Jerneyville Winchester Officials: Graiff. Wilson. ...14 »11 1234 14 M 52 tO 3 19 30 87 Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK" ACME AUJCYS Senior City Forkeyvtlle won 3 from Stat* Street Market. Owl's Club won 2 from Johnnies. Steve's won 2 from Bald Eagles. Thrifty Drug won 2 from Miller Broom. Hornsey Moving won 2 from Stag. Ind. high game—Kun* 257. tnd. high series—Kelly 594. Team high game—Forkcyville 951. Team high series—Forkcyville 2724. 200 bowlers—Luly 221, Kflly 222, Welndel 218, Springer 219, Net* hammer 221, Kunz 257, Huber 209, Hays 213, George Hornsey 201, Bonn 208, Finley 210, J. Hayj 202. Friday Ladies 8:15 League Plasa Die & Tool won 3 from Alton Memorial Hospital. Misfits won 2 from Bluff City. Huddle won 2 from Bonaflde OH. Ind. high game—Boyce 194. Ind high series—Boyce 447. Team high game—Misfits , 624. Team high series—Piasa Die A Tool and Bluff City 1700. Owen* League Engineers No. 1 won 2 from ACMS No. 1. MPM No. 1 won 3 from MPM No. 2. MPM No. 5 won 3 from Yard Office No. 2. Forming No. 1 won 2 from Packing No. 1. Ind. high game—Autery 209. Ind. high series—Autery 560. Team high game ACMS No. 1, 958. Team high series—ACMS No. 1, 2551. 200 bowlers—Autery 208-209, Kunz 203, Frazier 207, Lambie 208. Onited League Maintainers No. 3 won 2 from Batch and Furnace. Corrugated No. 1 won 2 from Forming No. 4. ACMS No, 6 won 3 from ACMS No. 3. Packing No. 3 won 2 from 'Corrugated No. 2. Ind. high game—Fearno 235. Ind. high series—Fearno 527. Team high game—Maintainers No. 3, 880. Diamond ACMS No. 9 won 2 from ACMS No. 8. Maintainers No. 5 won 2 from Forming No. 5. Power House won 2 from MPM No. 7. Ind. high game—Moss 268. Ind. high series—Moss 591. Team high game—Power House 791. Team high series—ACMS No. 9, 2085. 200 bowlers—P. Walde 221, Moss 268. Illinois Bell Telephone Gaffers won 3 from Snlpsl Snipsl. Offnormals won 2 from D. O. Doodles. Dirty Pups won 2 from K-2s. B & S B won 2 from Wet Shorts. Ind. high game—Crivello 243. Ind. high series—Crivello 609. Team high game—D. O. Doodles 2214. Team high series—Off Nor- mals 815. 200 bowlers—Crivello 243, Roe 223. WOOD RIVER BOWL Church League East Alton Methodist won 2 from Evangelical No. 1. Wanda- South Roxana Methodist won 3 from Church of Christ. Evangelical No. 2 won 3 from United Brethren. First Baptist No. 2 won 2 from First Baptist No. 1. First Presbyterian won 2 from First Methodist. Ind. high game—Walker 222. Ind. high series—Nixon 554. Team high game—First Baptist No. 1, 855. Team high series—First Baptist No. 1, 2309. 200 bowlers— Zumwalt 210, Nixon 203, Walker 222, Cook 211. Dieseline Shell Pipefitters won 2 from Boilermakers. Lube won 3 from Distillation. Research Lah. won 3 from Light Oil Treating No. 1. Light Oil Treating No, 2 won 2 from Dispatching. Ind. high game—Huber 235. Ind. high series—Huber 559. Team high game—Pipefitters 896. Team high series—Research Lab. 2534. 200 bowlers—Huber 235, Alexander 208, Meyer 201, Buttrey 204, Schindewolf 217, Bellman 202, Schelm 208, Waters 214. Alton High Chess Team to Play YM Alton High School's newly-organized chess team has challenged the TMCA team to a six-board match nt the "Y" at 7:30 tonight, Heading the high school players will be Math Roth and William Homan, who were members of the Y team that achieved a tie for second place this winter In the St. Louis Chess League's annaul team tournament. The other foui members will be Kenneth Lewis, Robert Cut forth, Don Balllnger and Frank Waldo. The Y will be represented by William Newberry. Ed Jahn, Dr. J. W.. Chambers, Michael Markels, jr., Dan Mahoney and Karl Hase- nieyer. This chess match Is the first to be played in Alton in a number of years, but it will be followed by series if efforts of Otto Gross, to organize a Shurtleff team and of Richard Hibbs to form a team ol North Alton and Godfrey residents are successful. Teams from ojher schools will be admitted. ^™«WW«[L "*** SLEDDERS ON HASKELL HILL—Two boys silhouetted by the early sun today slide down the hill behind Haskell House. Ice coated slopes made good slides for Christmas sleds.—Staff photo. Side Glances By GalbraUh COM. IfM •» NtA tfflVICf. ate, T. H. MO. V. S. MT. OT». "If they ask us to play Canasta, I want you to keep the peace—we don't know these people well enough to argue with them yet!" Roxana Baptist Appoint Teachers, Officers for 1950 The 1948-49 basketball season was the first In which Navy's opponents scored more than 1,000 points; the Middles made 1,064 to 1,054. California has won the Pacific Coast Conference basketball championship more times than any other school. HOME-COOKED MEAU THIi SUNDAY Ik* Wife M brwik UMS Sunday by hr'nglim Ike family t« CENTRAL CAFE, in Ho»ana, (w • iiwal. Hom«-«|4« Pitt and Hoi Hold MOM StMki, tyM, Stowttf or lakwl CMcfct* «M Oumplini 1 Ow S»tc.ilhf. CENTRAL CAFE <At<rMa From HOKUM* On** HumUr) ROXANA, ILL. 4. l|. Until • *•. M, ROXANA, Jan. 7. — Members of the First Baptist Church, Thursday evening at their annual business meeting, appointed the fol- owing church and Sunday school officers: Official board (deacons), A. Bean, chairman; Homer Peck, Fred Hoggatt, Homer Hamilton, Willard Whirley, and Merrill Ha. mon. Robert McAlister is an honorary member. Deaconesses are Mrs. Arvll Pickering, chairman; Mrs. Fred Hog- ;att, Mrs. Willard Shirley, and VIrs. Frank Williams. Ushers are Joe Wilson, Vv. Shirley, Francis Waltrip, George Ukena,--Karl Gro- bcr, George Arnold, Paul Kindle, Gerald Estes, Robert Williams and Joe Bean. Financial secretary is A. Pickering. Treasurer is A. Bean. Clerk is Mrs. Robert Williams with Miss Margaret Sheppard as assistant, Church and Sunday school pianists art' Mrs. George Ukena with Miss Frances Peck and Ziemer as assistants. Mrs. D. A. Mrs. Dorothy Catt is pianist for the elementary department with Miss Shirley Fleming as assistant. The flower committee is composed of Mrs, Harold Sheppard and Mrs. Lynn Major, Sunday school superintendents are W. Shirley with M. Harmon assistant and Mrs. Olen Martin with Mrs, Roy Johnson as assistant. Mrs. Homer Peck is president of the Women's Missionary Union. Homer Hamilton Is chairman of the board and pulpit committee, Miss F. Peck is Sunday school secretary with Mrs. Delores Harmon as assistant. Sunday school teachers are the Rev. Donald A. Ziemer, Mrs. W. Shirley, Mrs. Earl Smith, Mrs. Earl Klrby, Miss Fern Thompson, Mrs. M. Harmon, Mrs. F. Hoggatt, Mrs. D. Catt, Mrs. A. Pickering, Mrs. R. Johnson, Mrs. A. Bean, Philip Betts, Mrs. Philip Betts, F. Waltrip, Mrs. F. Waltrip, Mrs. E. Freese, M. Harmon, Mrs. Homer Peck, Mrs. Homer Hamilton, and H. Hamilton. Substitutes in the elementary department are Mrs. E. Smith, Mrs. G. Ukena, and Mrs. R. Williams. Adult substitutes are Mrs. W Winstead and Mrs. H. Sheppard, A. Bean, Harry Gallatin, and Harrell Dinwiddie. The Rev. Ziemer is also in charge of the Senior BYPU. The Rev. D. A. Ziemer was recalled to serve another year as pastor with an Increase in salary. Roxana Boy Scout Troop Shows Exhibit ROXANA, Jan. 6 — The Flaming Arrow patrol, led by Warren Steffen with Delton Phelps as as- 7 Teams to Compete In Hardin Tourney HARDIN, Jan. 7.—(Special.) —Jan. 24 has been selected as the date for the annual Invitational basketball tournament to start. Seven teams have been invited to compete. They are Brussels, Graf ton, Medora, Pearl, Pleasant Hill, Shipman, and Kampsvllle. Supply Pastors To Fill Pulpit At Wood River WOOD RIVER, Jan. 7—Dr. Ralph Cummins, general presbytei of the synod of Illinois at Champaign will speak on "Unshakable Things" at the 10:55 service of thf First Presbyterian Church this Sunday morning. • The following Sunday, Dr. Sidney Blair Harry, general presbyter of the St. Louis synod will address the congregation. A special church committee has been appointed to fill the pulpit of the church with supply pastors until a new minister is called. The retirement "of the Rev. E. E. DeLontf, now pastor emertitus, became effective the last day In December. Glenn O. DeAtley heads »»-e committee assisted by Mrs. Wallace Stevenson, Mrs. Rolla Hord, Mrs, Richard Coffeen, W, E. Hopper, and Herman Wilkening. The annual congregational meeting of the church will be staged in the church basement, Friday evening, Jan. 13, beginning with a potluck supper at 6 p. m. Reports will be heard from all the organizations and church officers for the coming year will be elected. The Rev. DeLong will be moderator of the meeting. Junior Club to Be Guests WOOD RIVER—Members of the Junior Woman's club will be guests at the regular semi-month- The Fox patrol Is leading by a small margin in the point system with the Daniel Boone and Flaming Arrow in close pursuit. The three patrols recently were given the highest possible rating for cleaning the scout house, flrebuild- ing, and repairing the roof damaged by the tornado. The first aid kit donoted by a committeeman was on exhibition. Last Saturday, members of the troop, with Assistant Scoutmaster Gordon Kennedy and Dan Jenkins, picked up books discarded by the public schools. All boys in the troop now have view and court of honor for the group soon. Assistant Scoutmastei Kennedy announced the hike plan- sistant, presented a collection of "f edn "***„ and ^unday had Market Opens At Meadowbrook been postponed until next weekend MEADOWBROOK, Jan. 7 (Sp*. clal) — Blll'i Market, Meadow, brook's new grocery, will have Iti grand opening next Thursday, Frl. day, and Saturday. The market opened for business yesterday. The store will operate on the self-service plan. It Is equipped with two refrigerated Units for fresh vegetables and dairy pro* ducts. -^ The owner, J. W Steehllnger, was head-meatcuUer for a Kroger store before building the new market. The market will be open week days, between 7 a. m., and 6 p. m. It will be closed Sundays. • p T A Meeting Postponed MEADOWBROOK —The Mead* owbrook Parent-Teacher Association will meet Friday night, Jan. 13. Yesterday's meeting was post* poned because of weather condl* tions. The program for the meeting It being planned by the program chairman, Mrs. Elsie Sheppard, and co-chairman, Principal Myron Ingram, Mrs. Austin Leady, and Mrs. Virgil Dosset. It will be built around the "back to school" theme. Bowl Notes MEADOWBROOK — Only six women bowlers battled the elements Wednesday afternoon. They were Grace Bond, Cecille Moss, Bertha Simpson, Julia Witt, Bernice Schoenewels, and Agnes Winslow., Mrs. Bond bowled high game, 158, and has high average, 117. Entertains Club MEADOWBROOK —Mrs. Dorothy Christen was hostess to members of the Good Neighbor Club, at her home, Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Ella Harvill won first, Mrs. Elsie Jedliska, second, and Mrs. Julia Witt, booby. Others present were Mrs. Mildred Weger, Mrs. Freda Lawrence, Mrs. Bertha Simpson, and Mrs. Lena Miles. Refreshments were served by the hostess after the games. Meadowhrook Notes MEADOWBROOK —Pfc. Udell Witt, Ft. Benning, Ga., spent New Year's day with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Witt. Mr. and Mrs. Manley Oden, Alton, were Monday supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Theo Sheppard. ly meeting of the Wood River Woman's Club at Wood River School, Tuesday. A covered dish supper will be served at 6:30 p. m. with the hostesses supplying dessert. Persons attending are requested to furnish table service individually. Hostesses for the evening Include Mrs. John Skundrich, Mrs. J. P. Hawkins, Mrs. E. L. Kimmel, Mrs. S. E. Cahoon, Mrs. C. J. Fahnestock, Mrs. C. L. Kayser, Mrs. E. B. Gillis, Mrs. Karl Fulp, Mrs. Omar Lyon, Mrs. A. L. Berry, and Mrs. H. C. Stover. V. F. W. Auxiliary to Meet WOOD RIVER—An initiation and the regular semi-monthly business meeting will be staged by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary of post 2859 at the Memorial Club at 7:30 p. m., Monday. The quarterly audit will be taken at 6:30 p. m. Annual dues are now payable for 1950. Confined at B»rnes Hospital WOOD RIVER—Charles H. Mennerick, 158 Eighth street, who has been In a serious Condition at Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, the past two weeks, remains about the same, according to relatives. Men- nerick, an employee of the Alton Boxboard Co., • was a patient at Wood River Township Hospital lor eight weeks earlier this fall and after five weeks at home suf» fered a relapse and was removed to Barnes for observation and treatment. Wood River Notes WOOD RIVER.—Bill Black returned to his studies at the University of Illinois this past week after spending the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Black, 769 Condit street. Joseph Dooling, 11-year-old son of Mr and Mrs. Joseph Dooling, 801 Lorena avenue, was released from Wood River Township Hos- nital Friday, after receiving emer- sency treatment for an arm Injury suffered while playing on ice near 'lis homo. articles, including books, Jewelry, due to the roads. and handicraft obtained from | According to Assistant Egypt. London, Mexico and parts I master Bill Groves, the Collage. Hills. III. of our country, at the Thursday evening meeting of Boy Scout Troop 25. Charles Redd acted as scribe for Robert Klelnert. Scoutmaster William Wrest announced the patrols will hold a dress rehearsal Wednesday at 7 p. m. at Edison gymnasium for their part in the program at the Parent-Teacher Association meeting scheduled for Thursday eve-1 ning. It was announced the patrols participating will be given point* for their presence. TONIOIIT Randolph S*ott — John Irciana ••THE DOOUNS OF OKLAHOMA" •:OS ChMtw Morrli - Oall alaylia "BOSTON BLACKWS CHINC&K VENTURE" 7:09 - s-.ao Scout- contest i between the patrols will close Feb. j 1. Winners will be rewarded by ; placing streamers on the troop flagstaff and will be given medallions to wear on their arm. AVON THEATRE Metlora, III. TONIGHT! « Bint Cresby . Khania riemilf "CONNECTICUT YANKEE' Comedy— -"THE LITTLE CUT'UP" SUNDAY-MONDAY Matinee O|wn 1:45. TWO TECHNICOLOR HITS Katkryft Graywm — Jase ItiurW _ THAT MIDNIGHT KISS" ifca>w» at «;»*-t:ja—tt4«. 4XM1NKL WII4IK - MAUREEN O 1 !! AH A -THE HOME STRETCH" Stown at 1:45 — T:M. CLEAN AND COMFORTABLE THEATRE LAST TIME TONIGHT "NEPTUNE'S DAUGHTER" 8:53 Plus 'THE GIRL FROM JONES BEACH" 7:35 SUN. - HON. - TUES. - WED. SUNDAY CONTINUOUS FROM 1 P. N. GAMY COOPER • JANE HYATT • H'AYNE MORRIS "TASK FORCE" Skown at !: :*7— •:«• Katkryn Grayson • Joe*' IturW • Elkel Rarrymora "THAT MIMNNT KISS" Skown S:8I—7:IS SELECTED SNORTS

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