Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 7, 1950 · Page 14
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 14

Alton, Illinois
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Saturday, January 7, 1950
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PAPS FOURTEEN FfA at Graf ton To Meet Monday GRAFTON, Jan. 7. Special) — The parent-Teacher Association Will hold Its January meeting at the high school assembly room, Monday at 8 p. m. Following the regular business session, there will be group singing, a Boy Scout demons!ral ion, and "Snow White and the Sevn Dwarfs," presented In pantomime by the second grade pupils under thP direction of thrir lonelier, Mrs. Norman Anderson. Kay Callahan will depict Snow White, Danny Rogers, Prince; Linda Presley, queen; and David Gnmmaitoni, Palsy Woosler, Jo- nnn Hill, Sharon Flowers, Jan Towell, Shirley Ennis and Anita Sue Wright, the seven dwarfs. Telling the story will be Jimmy Robeen, Betty Flemmlng, Barbara Thompson, George Le Fnlvre, Francis Flory, Sally Cnin, Anna Mae Wahl, Lonnie McGiffen, and Carl Talbert. Stand-ins will be Dorothy Clarkson and Phil Wallace. Postpone Board Meeting GRAFTON — The annual board meeting and election of officers of the Assembly of God Church, scheduled for .Tan. 4, following the mid-week service, was postponed foi an indefinite time because o. hazardous roads. The present officers are Louis Bockholdt and Ray Myers, deacons. The Rev. John Cole Is pastor. Leave for lliiinhlirK GRAFTON— Sgl. and Mrs. Gerald Grader and Infant daughter, Jeanie, Elgin Field, near Pensacola, Fla., who had been at the home of the former's uncle and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Campbell and children, Jessie jr. and Janet, departed Friady for the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R C. Grader, at Hamburg to spend the remainder of a 20-day furlough. Salem Family Night GRAFTON — Friday was family night at the Salem Methodist. Church. The men entertained at an oyster dinner given In the- Community Hall. Exam* Jon. 18-10 GRAFTON — Semester exams are scheduled for Jan. 18-19. The second semester begins Jan. 23. WSCS to Meet Wednesday GRAFTON — The Woman's Society of Christian Service will hold its January meeting at the Methodist Church, Wednesday, at 7:30 p. m. Grafton Not«* GRAFTON — Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kelley and their daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Whaley, and the letter's small daughter, Kathleen, were at St. Louis, Thursday. A. J. Wilson, Upper Grafton, was an Alton visitor Friday. Mrs. Boente, 49, Carlinville, Dies CARLINVILLE, Jan. 7 (Special) —Mrs. Winifred Parker Boente, 49, wife of Joseph Boente, died at 5 a. m., Friday, at the family home on Loomls Lane, Carlinville. She became suddenly ill a week ago. Mrs. Boente was born June 1, 1899 in Hagaman, a daughter of Stephen and Mary Redlngton Parker. She taught in the rural schools near Carlinville for seven years prior to her marriage June 5, 1925 to Joseph Boente. Following their marriage In St. Catherine's Church, Hagaman, the couple lived In this city, where they have since resided. Mr. Boento Is the owner of the Shell Station on West Main street. Mrs. Boente was a member of St. Mary's Church, St. Mary's Altar Society, Guy Balrd Unit No. 554, American Legion Auxiliary, and the Home Bureau. Besides her husband, she Is survived by three sons, Joseph and Stephen, Carlinville, and Lawrence, at home; one sister, Mrs. Mary Mafko, wife of A. C, Marko of west of Carlinville; one brother, John S. Parker, Western Mound. A sister, Annie, and a brother, Stephen, died In infancy. Another brother, Leo Parker, was killed while serving with the U. S. Navy in Okinawa during World War II In 1940. The body was removed to Fer- ketlch funeral home where the rosary will bo said by the Rev. Leo McDonald at 8 p, m., Sunday. Funeral services will be conducted at 9 a. m., Monday, at St. Mary's Church with the Rev. Father Me- Donald, officiating. Burial will be In New Calvary cemetery. Bureau Meets At Hagaman CHESTERFIELD, Jan. 7. (Special) — llatinniaii Home Bureau met Thursday in the town hall. The minor lesson "Hotel Etiquette," was given by Mrs. Ernest Morrison. As a pan of the major lesson, "Home Sewing Made Easy," Mrs. Monroe Moore and Mrs. Lee Clark macl« n blouse in one hour. Mrs, Clarence Clark conducted the recreation hour, Churl)-* Jone» It Hi CHESTERFIELD -- Wesley Jones, Mesa, Ariz., arrived Thursday to be with his father, Charles Jones, who is 111. Ho was met at St. Louis airport by Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Jacoby, Bunker Hill. They W»n» guests in the Jones home Thursday. C'«rd Party CHESTERFIELD - Mr. and lift, Anael Dowland entertained the following guests at a card party, Thursday evening. , Mr. «ld Mrs. Owen Rhoade and ' "y, Mr. and Mrs. John Hardln, Utd Mr*. John Hardln jr. and », Mr*. Edna Oouland and •M, WWMmi, Wayne Calhoun, iff* l*ta M*y«" and son, Frank ALTON 1V1H1MO TILtOHAMI IATUMDAY, JANUARY I, !•» PINE TRIE IN BLAZE OF LIGHT—Standing on a hillside in Haikcll park, this little tree was outlined by bright sun today shining through branches of larger trees.—Staff photo. Add Fire Exits To Moro School MORO, Jan. 7 —(Special)—During the holidays, installation of two exit doom In the auditorium and fire escapes were started at Moro Public School, Work on the furnace room is also well under way. All Improvements conform to state fire regulation laws. Elmer E. Jenne, principal, reports attendance following the holidays Is good, despite hazardous transportation conditions. Lvarn of Death MORO— Relatives received word early this week of the death of Dr. O. O. Smith, St. Louis. Burial took ;>lace Wednesday in St. Louis. Mrs. Smith was, be/ore her marriage, Miss Amy Harding and prior to her itisband's illness which began two years ago, she and her husband visited frequently at the Kabel lome. Moro NotM MORO — Mr. and Mrs. John Unterbrink and »on, Elmer, spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Thomai Friedline at Kansas City, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Klopmeler and sons and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Schaake and family, were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bertels, Wood River, Friday evening. Mail Carriers Feed Quail In Macoupin CARLINVILLE, Jan. 2. (Special)—Rural mall carriers in Macoupin County are cooperating with Frank Rolando, Gillespie, county game investlgtaor, in iced- !ng quail during Icy weather. Rolando spent Thursday feeding quail from feed he purchased himself,'but Friday on receipt of 200 pounds of feed from the division of game management of the state department of conservation, he sacked the feed In 100 containers and delivered It to mall carriers, who in turn distributed It along the roads where they had sighted on their dally route*. D - MM. Clem Che* at 11 a. in, Bap- Greenfield Man to Wed Carrollton Girl Jan. 22 GREENFIELD, Jan. 7 — (Special)—Miss Lois Roberts, Carrollton, and William Elmore, Greenfield, will be married Jan. 22 at the Methodist Church in Carrollton, Elmore Is the son of Mrs. Leborah Anderson, Modesto, formerly of Greenfield, and has been residing with his uncle, Earl Converse. He attended the local schools and served with the army In Korea. He is associated with Converse in farming. Marrlugn Announced GREENFIELD — Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Coonrod have announced the marriage of their daughter, Pvt. Hazel Coonrod, and Pvt. John Kozanasky, Dec. 3 at the hospital chapel, Ft. Dlx, N. J. The bride, a member of th.> WAC, U a graduate of the local high school and serves as a secretary at Ft. Dix. Pvt. Kozanasky U stationed at Camp Lee, Va. The couple has returned to duly after a holiday visit with her parents here. GREENFIELD ~ Mr. and Mrs. John Adams have announced the engagement of their daughter, Miss Betty Adams, and Carl R. Winter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl D. Winter, all of Rockbridge. MUs Adams Is a graduate of Greenfield High School and is employed in Rockbridge. Winter was recently discharged from the navy and is associated with his father in farming. "Hump Session" The term 'rump session" first was used In 1648, when the Rump Parliament of some 60 members continued In session after the purge of 96 members by Cromwell's army, list Church. The Rev. Gerald Grotey officiated, using the dou- bit ring ceremony. The couple was attended by Mr*. Rhine's sister. Mrs. Meda Tobvr, Kemper, and Mrs. Grotey, Jerseyviy*. Following a dinner in Jersey- vlll*. the couple returned to a him, Bethalto Toy Project Gels Good Response BETHALTO, Jan. 7. (Special)— The Tide of Toys project, alphabetically know;i as TOT, which has been in progress here the past week under auspices of the Legion Post 214, ended Thursday 'and the toys have been packed for shipment, to Philadelphia today, according to Commander Eugene Berghoff. They will RO to less fortunate children of European countries through CARE. Locally the project was handled through schools and the response from children has been most gratifying, Berghoff slates. The Post, through this column, wishes to express its thanks to the schools for their generous support of the project and to others who assisted. 'In addition to completing the drive and packing the toys, the post committee in charge of renting and supplies has purchased six dozen additional chairs, which arrived here Friday, The regular meeting of the post will! be held Tuesday at 7:30 p. m. at the park pavilion. • School Rnnd Patron* to Meet BETHALTO— A meeting of the School Band Patron's Association of District 152 will be held Monday at 7:30 p. m, in the band room of the grade school, accord- Ing to Quenten Zlmmermann, head of the association. The band I; much In need of a piano donation. The group plans to sponsor a public card party this month, date of which will probably be set at the meeting Monday night. GRACEFUL SYCAMORE—Dazzling in brilliance, this tree was made beautiful by the sun's rays shining on the ice coated branches. Slender firs bend beneath the weight of ice, but the sycamore stands straight.—Staff photo. Methodist Class Meets at Kane KANE, Jan. 7. (Special) — The Phllathea Class of the Methodist Church met. Thursday night at the home of Miss Buela Williams, who was assisted by Mrs. Garcel Reynolds and Mrs. W. L. Richards. There were 14 present. Devo- tlonals were conducted by Mrs. Richards and the recreational hour was in charge of the hostess. Late In the evening refreshments were served. Knii« -Sotoi RANK — Miss Patsy Atchlson returned to Jacksonville, Tuesday, to resume her studies after spending the holidays here with relatives. Mrs. Charles Reno and Mrs. Gerald Williams, E'ffingham, visited here this week. Mrs. Henry Brooks is 111 at her home here. Jake Freeh and Mrs. H. F. Prech were guests at supper Friday of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Powers. The occasion was Mrs. Power's Birthday. Youth at East Alton Suffers Wrist Injury EAST ALTON—Robert Murray, 14, son of the Rev, and Mrs. C. E. Murray. 107 McCasland, was treat;d at Wood River Township Hos- iltal, Thursday at 5:30 p. m., when he sustained a fractured left wrist after slipping on the ice and strik- ns his arm against a tree. Robert, has just recovered from fracturing seven ribs in a football game with Alton High School, sev- >ral weeks ago. To Kntertain Hoard EAST ALTON — Mrs. K. R. *tcks, president of the East Alton Woman's Club, will entertain the executive board of the group at a meeting, Monday evening, at her lome, 321 Bowman. Harmony Club Plans Supper SHIPMAN, Jan, 7 — (Special)— The Harmony Community Club met at the home of Mrs. Vernon Doughty, Thursday, with 10 members present. A pot luck dinner was served at noon. Mrs. Doughty, president, conducted the business session. Plans were made for a family potluck supper, Jan. 28, at Union School, honoring Mr. and Mrs. Richard Metcalfe and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cox, who are moving from the community in a few weeks. A program will he presented following supper. Mrs. Karl Shelton will be hostess to the club In February and assisting hostesses will be Mrs. Chester Bunt and Mrs. Frank Maness. Return* From Hospital SHIPMAN — Mrs. Dewey Whitlock, who has been a patient at Macoupin Hospital, Carlinville, for observation the past week, returned Tuesday to her home. Mr. and Mrs. James Cameron and son of Carlinville were guests Wednesday evening of Mrs. Cameron's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Travers. East Alton Mother's Club To Stage Style Show EAST ALTON, Jan. 7.—A report was given concerning assistance given six families during the Christmas season by the Mother's Club at its regular meeting Thursday afternoon at Blair School. Announcement was made concerning the style show which the club will sponsor this spring. It will feature clothes for Easter. Mrs. Vernon J. Brazier is general chairman of the show. Mrs. Lovell Taylor, president, appointed Mrs. George Clayton, Mrs. Frank Fosha. Mi's. Norman Hibbard, and Mrs. Floyd Stone as hostesses for the social meeting to be held Jan. 19 at the Community Building. The U. S. Navy's first submarine was propelled by a four cylinder gasoline engine. Cemetery Funds To Be Solicited At Fosterburg FOSTERBURG, Jan. 7.—Plans to solicit funds from relatives ol persons buried in Fosterburg cemetery, were formed at a meeting of the Fosterburg Cemetery Association, Monday night, at the home of Herbert Gvillo. Funds will be used to buy, a power mower and to pay a person to serve as caretaker during the summer. It is estimated that $500 will be needed. Anyone interested in the job of mowing the cemetery during the summer may contact any of the trustees, including Herbert Gvillo, Emil Voumard, J. Jameson, Joseph Miller, Harvey Chalengsworth, Norman Hunt, and Alroy Bernhard all of Fosterburg. Enter* Infirmary FOSTERBURG — Mrs. George L. McCoy, who resides south of Fosterburg, entered St. Anthony's Infirmary, Thursday, where she will be a patient for several weeks. SUMMER PERGOLA IN SILHOUETTE—Structure in garden at Haskell House makes heavy shadow in bright morning sunlight, while sun causes glistening ice-coated branches of trees overhead to sparkle.—Staff photo. . • • — East Alton Women To Meet Tuesday EAST ALTON, Jan. 7 — Mrs. Fenton Soliday, Wood River, a past department president of the Illinois State American Legion Auxiliary, will speak at the regular meeting of the East Alton Woman's Club, Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., at the Community Building. Mrs. J. L. Cottrell, veteran's service chairman of the local American Legion Auxiliary, also a member of the Woman's Club, is program chairman. Another feature of the Tuesday evening program will be patriotic numbers presented by the East Alton Woman's Club chorus, under the direction of Mrs. William Buckler. Hostesses for the meeting Include Mrs. Murray Sanders, Mrs. Robert McManus, Mrs. Ruth Eyers, Mrs. John Tice, Mrs. Ralph Parker, Mrs. Edward Ladendorff, Mrs. Muriel Havelka, and Mrs. Shelby Murray. CARNIVAL By Dick Turner COMPLfTf AUTOMATIC "Maybe they would mike heaven out of washday—but then they'd nuke payday •omething elte again I" East Alton Club Elects Officers Mrs. Hessenflow President of Exchangettes EAST ALTON. Jan. 7.—New of- fiicers for the coming year were elected at a meeting of the Ex- changette Club, Thursday evening, at the home of Mrs. Rolland Hessenflow, 208 South Ninth street, Wood River. Officers include Mrs. Hessenflow, president; Mrs. Kenneth Hale, vice president, and Mrs. 5. P. Kapp, secretary-treasurer. A letter from the administration of the Wood River Township Hospital was read, thanking the group lor the inhalator presented to the hospital by the club. Games were enjoyed during the evening and prizes were given to Mrs. F. M. Sanders, Mrs. Clifton Ricks, and Mrs. L. D. Archer. Mrs. Ricks, Wood River, was a guest. Refreshments were served by (he hostess, Tchoukaleffs To Move EAST ALTON, — Mr. and Mrs. Nick Tchoukaleff and family 600 Monroe, will move to Detroit, Mich., Monday, where Tchoukaleff, who was formerly associated with his brothers in the Shamrock Restaurant, has acquired a business of his own. The Tchoukaleff home at the Monroe street address has been sold to Mr. and Mrs. Jim Stewart, Playground Court. Mrs. Tchouka- leff has been active in Mother's Club work and is a member of the Woman's Club. The four Tchoukaleff children have been in regular attendance at the First Baptist Sunday school. East Alton Note* EAST ALTON. — Mr. and Mrs. Frank Arterberry, 501 West St. Louis avenue, entertained Mr. and Mrs. Roy Starkey and Mr. and Mrs. M. McGarvey, Alton, at their home Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. J. Louis Roller, Miss Mildren Dunlope, Mrs. Darrell James, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Brazier,' thre Rev. and Mrs. L. B. Walkington, Mr. and Joe Nolan, jr., Mrs. Irma Jones, Mrs. Wayne Counten, Mrs. George F. Smith, jr., and Miss Georgene Smith attended the Alec Templeton concert, Thursday evening, at the Alton High School Auditorium. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Burk, 601 Monroe, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Burk, Wood River, and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Burk, Hartford, were dinner guests Friday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Burk, Alton. Chorus to Rehearse EAST ALTON — The Woman's Club chorus will meet Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Community Biu'ld- ing for a practice session. Mrs. William Buckler, director, urges members to be present and to bring music to the* practice. In addition to presenting a program before the local Woman's Club, Jan. 10, the chorus will give a play Jan. 11 before the Alton Woman's Council, at the YWCA. The chorus also is booked to ting at the meeting of the Wood River Social Planning Council, Monday, Jan. 16. To Act As MerekMt r«Ueeman EAST ALTON — W. T. Finn, 328 Grand avenue, a member of the local police force about three years ago and at the present time a special policeman on the force, has agreed with merchants of this community to serve as a merchant policeman. Finn or "Huck" as he Is better known has lined up about 40 business houses and hopes to increase the number to 75 before long. His routine calls for a complete and thorough check of business piaces when he goes on duty at 8 p.m., also a re-check before going off duty at 6 a.m. In between those times he patrols the area once e,ach hour by car. This protection is given the business houses seven days a week. Burks Entertain EAST ALTON — Mr. and Mrs. Charles Burk, 601 Monroe, recently entertained at their home. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Charles Burk jr., and family of the Godfrey-Festerburg road, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Albers, Wood River avenue, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Gallagher, Monroe street, Mrs. Gertrude Gentry, Bowman avenue, Mrs. Lydia Smith, East drive, Mrs. Sally Russell, George street, L. Waldo, Wood River avenue, and Ted Campbell , Monroe. Marsha Lynn Elledge, Wood River, granddaughter of Mrs. Burk, was an overnight guest the same evening. Bloodmobile at Godfrey Monday Sixty-nine pints of blood have been' pledged so far for the visit of the Red Cross Bloodmobile unit to Godfrey Congregational Church Monday, it was reported today by Mrs. C. A. Nicolet, chairman of the group sponsoring the visit. In an effort to secure 100 pints of blood for use in Alton hospitals, the Couples' Fellowship club of the Godfrey Congregation- ak church, and Monticello college are enlisting the support of all groups and residents of Godfrey township. The unit will be at the Congregational church from noon until 6 p. m., Monday, and refreshments will be served to donors. As always, a doctor and trained nurse will be In attendance for protection of the donors. Dayton Fire Causes $500,000 Damage DAYTON, Ohio, Jan. 7, UP* — Weary firemen still poured water early today on the ruins of a downtown business 'building destroyed last night in a seven-hour general alarm fire. The stubborn blaze was only a half-block from the heart of the city. Damage was estimated unofficially at more than $500,000. About 5000 people watched through the long hours of the rainy night as every available fireman in the city fought the flames. Twenty - seven firemen were overcome by smoke. One, Charles Ward, was reported in serious condition. Hartford Legion To Meet Monday Legion Meeting HARTFORD, Jan. 7—Membett of Legion Post 1167 will hold their regular monthly meeting at tht school, Monday, at 7 p. m. Entertains Club HARTFORD—Mrs. Dorothy Eubank of the Union Electric offict entertained her club this week at her home. Games were played and prizes given,- to Mrs. Ann Dworzynski Mrs. Ossie Pickett, Mrs. Dorthy Eubank, Mrs. Minnie Hillman, and Mrs. Jerry Moore, The hostess served luncheon. Candle-light Dinner | HARTFORD — Mrs. Theodore Rambo, West Third street, gave a dinner party recently honoring her son, George and his fiancee, Miss Kathryn Asaro, Alton. The tabl« was prettily decorated with a large cake in the center with the inscription "George and Kay" and also on the top of the cake wer« two tiny white reindeers holding an engagement ring tied with a ribbon. Around the cake was a large holly wreath. Each of the guests were given engagement ring favors and the group dined by candlelight. Attending were Miss Wanda Baker, Wood River, Duane Talkington, East Alton, Miss Kathryn Asaro, George's sister, Miss Sylvia Rambo, and Mrs. Bertis Summers. Injures Elbow HARTFORD — Ginger Little, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otii Little, East Maple, fell Wednesday evening near the post, office and injured her arm. After taking X-rays, is showed that she sprained her elbow. Attending Midwinter Institute HARTFORD—Young people of the Hartford and South Roxana Methodist churches are attending the Midwinter Institute each Tuesday evening during January at the Methodist Church in East Alton. Visiting Barents HARTFORD — Lawrence Eubank,, Pool Belvoria, Va., is visit- Ing his parents, Mr., and Mrs. Jim Kubanks. Lawrence has a 30-day leave and arrived Tuesday evening. Another son, John Russell, who Is also in service, has to return to Boston about Jan. 14. John Russell has been visiting with hit parents since before Christmas. Entertains for Daughter HARTFORD—Miss Sylvia Rambo, West Birch street, was given a dinner party recently by hei mother, Mrs. Theodore Rambo. Attending the party were Miss Dolores Hilficker, Miss Doris Spruss, and Miss Juanita Johnson, St. Louis. Pinochle Party HARTFORD —A pinochle party will be held tonight In the Civlo League Building, starting «t 7:30, The public is Invited. The line of separation on tht moon between the Illuminated and the dark regions Is called the lunar terminator. OPEN ALL DAY AND NITC SUNDAY Shop and Save! GOLDEN Ml* BANANAS . . . . S-SOe LOOSE BANANAS . 3 • 25c TANGERINES . . . 3-SOc COMMIT! UNI Of nun nvtn MD vtosrAtus ON HAND AT AU TIMltl BROADWAY A MAIN OMIVftMN PftODUCI MAimiT OHM N IIOWMl 1 HAW •

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