Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 10, 1950 · Page 5
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Alton, Illinois
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Tuesday, January 10, 1950
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•;•/ I TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 19SO ALTON TELEGRAPH To Form League At East Alton EAST ALTON, Jan. 10.-AH boys in the fourth through seventh grades who wish to taK«> part lit the basketball league being formed by Al Foster, recreational director, are asked to he at Lincoln gymnasium, Wednesday, following dismissal of school. Plans to form 10 teams, which will play later In a round robin tournament, are being formed. Teams will be chosen Wednesday afternoon. The first 10 players of the varsity sriuad will be non-participating team captains or coaches for the teams. East Alton Dad's Club Receives Blood Appeal EAST ALTON, Jan.-10. — Dr. Frank Klainsek appeared before members of the Dad's Club at its regular meeting, Monday evening, In behalf of the Wood River township blood program, urging members to donate blood. Dr. Klainsek, East Alton, vice president of the township unit, stated the bloodmobile will be at the Labot Temple, • 7 West Ferguson, Wood River, Saturday, from 10 a. m. to 5:30 p. m. William M. Traband was accepted Into membership of the Dad's Club at the meeting. Following the business session, co'nducted by Joe Lettier, president, refreshments were served. A meeting of the executive board of the club has been called for Friday at 7:30 p. m. at Blair School. Return* from Hospital EAST ALTON — Miss. Earline Hill, 159 Shamrock, returned to her home Sunday evening from St. Elizabeth Hospital, Granite City. Miss Hill went to Granite City , last week to visit Mr. and Mrs. ' Thomas Lewis, becoming ill while there and requiring hospitalization. Miss Hill's condition is improved and she is able to be up and about her home. Honor Betty BarteU EAST ALTON — Mr. and Mrs, Gus Bartels, 201 Lincoln, entertained with a birthday dinner, Saturday, honoring their daughter, Betty, who observed her birthday. Guests Included Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bartels and children, Miss Lena Bartels, Mrs. Louise Stuckwisch and daughter, Marguerite and son, Charles, Wood River, Clarence Dick, Alton, and Mr. and Mrs. George Adams, East Alton. General Baptist Meeting EAST ALTON— The Friendship General Baptist Church will entertain other churches of this area at the fifth Sunday meeting, Jan. 2720. The Rev. Lester Williams, pastor of the Hartford General Baptist Church, will be in charge of the meeting. Guest speakers from the New Harmony General Baptist and the Benton Park General Baptist churches, St. Louis, will take part in the program. . Baptist Meeting Wednesday EAST ALTON — The regular monthly business meeting of the First Baptist Church will be held Wednesday at 7 p. m. at the church. The meeting was postponed last wek because of bad weather. Marilyn Kanter Honored EAST ALTON — Mrs. August Kanter, 120 Cooper, entertained with a. birthday party honoring her granddaughter, Marilyn, on her eighth birthday. Games provided entertainment during the afternopn and prizes were given to Timmy Raymer, Jimmy Kanter, Jerry Connour Marilyn Kanter and Bobby Tuttle, Additional guests at the party were Fat and Mary Ann Holliday Lowella and Karen Connour, Davic Wilkins, WAnda Sauls, Tommy Young, Rosalee and Kenny Pearson, . Stephen and Wayne Voder Gen* Ballard, Sharon Tuttle, Esther Sherman, Terry Crawford and Hazel Linebarger. Each child was presented with favors of small baskets of candy and paper hats, Marilyn recelvec ROAD UNDERMINED .BY RAINS —Weathering of Riverside park road has caused great damage to it, and repair seems indicated. This is the intersection of the road whjch goes under the railroad and highway bridges with the Riverside parkway. ^Cinder topping nas been washed off sand fill from run off of th.s drain at a point around the curve to the right.—Staff photo. East Alton Pinys In First Game Of Own Tourney EAST ALTON, Jan. 10. — The East Alton invitational basketball ournament, sponsored by the East Alton band and its director, Robert S. Luly, will get underway Wednesday at 7 p. m. at Lincoln gymnasium. The first game will be between East Alton and East Junior of Alton, and the second game, also Wednesday evening, will be played by Roosevelt of Alton and Bethalto. There will be a game at 4 p. m. Thursday, between Wood River and Roxana. At 7 p. m., Thursday, there will be a game between Hartford and Nameoki. The tournament finals will be played Saturday with the consolation game for third place at 7 p. m. and the championship game at 8 p. m. Coach Albert Small stated there will be three trophies awarded at the close of the tournament. Sherrill Hanks and Herman Hall will serve as referees during the games. East Alton has a record of six wins and four losses. Tickets i 1 for the entire tournament are on sale at 50 cents. Single session tickets for adults will be 35 cents and for school children 25 cents. Lunch will be served by the band parents throughout the tournament. Fire Burning in Section Of Glenridge Mine GLENRIDGE, Jan. 10, W)— Miners were still working today to put out a fire in a section of the cooperatively-owned mine of the Marion Coal Mining Corp. They sought to seal off the area and let the fire burn itself out. The blaze, confined to a small area almost two miles from the main shaft, started yesterday—apparently from a motor spark. Si- men were underground at the but no one was injured. A . nlar fire occurred at the mine three years ago. for 90 days. It burned many gifts. Refreshments were served by the hostess, assisted by Mrs. Sterling Kanter and Mrs. John Sauls. Charter No.. 18464 RMerv* District No. I Report of Condition of the FIRST NATIONAL BANK * TRUST COMPANY In Alton, Of Alton In the State of Illinois at the close of Business v on Dec. 31st, 1949, published in response to call made by Comptroller of the Currency, under i Section 5211, U. S. Revised Statutes. ASSETS 1. Cash, balances with other banks, including reserve balance, and cash items In process of collection $ 8,206,205.48 2. United States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed : 13,464,500.00 3. Obligations of States and political subdivisions ....... 4,869,102.03 4. Other bonds, notes, ami debentures 2,010,733.61 5. Corporate stocks (including $30,000.00 stock of Federal Reserve bank) 30,000.00 6. Loans and discounts 4,974,632.78 7. Bank premises owned $225,000.00 225,000.00 - - - K - - • •• •----• •-- ..,., 30,000.00 8. Real estate owned other than bank premises 11. Other assets 5,220.42 12. TOTAL ASSETS $33,815,394.32 LIABILITIES 13. Demand deposit! of Individuals, partnerships and corporations $21,198,016.13 14 Time deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations 8,702,654.37 15. Deposits of United States Government 528,276.89 16 Deposits of States and political subdivisions 535,791.30 17. Deposits of banks 303.9K.K 18 Other deposits (certified and cashier's checks, etc.) ... 279,099.58 19. Total Deposits $31,547,760.52 24. TOTAL LIABILITIES $31,547,760.52 CAPITAL ACCOUNTS 25. Capital Stock: (c) Common stock total par $500,000.00... $ 26. Surplus .. • 27. Undivided profits •••• „„„..., 28. Reserves ? 225,000.00 WSCStoMeet At South Roxana SOUTH ROXANA, Jan. 10.—The Women's Society of Christian Service of the Methodist Church will meet Wednesday for an all day meeting. The morning will be spent quilting and the regular monthly business meeting will be held at. 1:30 p. m. Mrs. Walter Huobener president, will give the lesson ant Mrs. Fannie poag will read the devotionals. Hostesses will be Mrs. Poag and Miss Mary Whalen. South Roxana Notes SOUTH ROXANA-r-Miss Fran ces Clary, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Clary, Missouri ave nue, entertained recently with . i slumber party. Guests were Mis: Joan Webb, Alton, Miss Mary Cun ningham and Miss Pat Diveley South Roxana. Mrs. Delia Bethold, Peoria visited recently with her brother !n-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs Edwin Clary and family of Mis souri avenue..., Mr. and Mrs. John Rober Foutch and son of Rose avenu and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Clary Missouri avenue, spent Sunday i Decatur with Mr. and Mrs. Claud Richey. Jackie Moose, Detroit, has re turned to his home after being guest for several days at the horn of his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs Edwin Clary and family. Craig Clary, ^five-month-old so of Mr. and Mrs. James Clary, Al ton, has returned from St. Joseph' Hospital after being seriously i with pneumonia. He is the grand son of Mr. and Mrs. E, Clary. Roxana PTA 'Father's Night 9 Set Thursday 500,000.00 500,000.00 $ 2,491,230.00 29. Total Capital Accounts 2,267,633,80 30. TOTAL LIABILITIES AND CAPITAL ACCOUNTS ..$33,815,394.32 MEMORANDA SI. Asse.U pledged or assigned to secure liabilities and for other purposes • ! STATE OF ILLINOIS , COUNTY OF MADISON—8S: I L A Schlafly, President of the above-named bank, do solemnly ewear that the above statement Is true to the best of my knowledge and belltt L. A. SCHLAFLY, President. Correct—Attest: C. A. McKINNEY H. A. WUELLNER C. D. EASTMAN, Directors. My (SKAJU) Sworn to and subscribed before me this Oth day of January, 1950. , W, Ci HOLMES, My commission expires Feb. 24, 1952. _ Notary Public ROXANA, Jan. 10.—"Father 1 night" will be observed Thursda at 7:30 p. m. at the Roxana Par ent-Teacher Association meetin in the Edison gymnasium. Skits are to be presented by th Boy Scouts of Troop 25, led b Scoutmaster William Wrest. John Warner will be In charg of the program and will Introduc the speakers. Readings will b given by several fathers. Refresh ments will be served by the flft grade fathers. Presbyterian Aid to Meet ROXANA—The Ladies Aid So c'iety of the First Presbyteria Church will meet Wednesday at p. m. at the church for its month ly meeting, which was postpone from last Wednesday. Brother Die* ROXANA. — Mrs. Lura Bell Gibbons, Seventh street, was calle to Harrisburg early Monday morn ing because of the death of he brother, Henry Milligan, who die in a Cairo hospital. Milligan ha been ill for several months. Roxana Notes ROXANA. — Bobby Malone ha resumed his studies at a college I Detroit, Mi«h., after spending few days with his brother-in-la\ and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Josep Wilson, East Third street. Mr. and Mrs. James Owen an children, Sharon and Larry, Thir teenth street, were overnigh guests Saturday at the home of j Owen's parents, Mr, and Mrs. W H. Owen, at Vandalia, and spent Sunday with Mrs. Owen's father. W. O. Radcliff, at Brownstown. Mr. and Mrs, Walter Weber and family of Beecher City spent Sunday afternoon with Mrs. Weber'b sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jegse Diveley of East Fourth street. Mr. and Mrs, H. Francis Wai- trip and children, Edith Marie, and Terry, East Fifth street, visited Sunday in Alton with Waltrlp's parents, Mr. and Mrs, Meade Waltrip, where a birthday dinner wa.> served In honor of Edith Marie's seventh birthday. Mrs. Roy Armes, Rohm place, departed Monday for Utica, Ky., to be with her sister, Mrs. Boyce Jewell, who Jias been 111 for some time. Ex-Mayor of Christopher Dies CHRISTOPHER, Jan. 10, <*'Thomas Tower, a former mayor of this Franklin County community, died yesterday of natural causes. He was a coal miner for many years. ShowerFormer Shipman Woman SHIPMAN, Jan. 10—(Special)— Mrs. William Duncan entertained Saturday afternoon at her home In Piasa with a miscellaneous shower, honoring Mrs. Edward caveny, Alton, the former Miss Lyle Ardls uncan, Shlpman. Prizes for games played Were given to Mrs. Raymond Haworth, Mrs. George Caveny and Mrs, Leo Drew. •AOBffVB ^ .;>^ ,;«-,>.«,' 1«&*1'•;•:.:• • WASHOUT ACROSS RIVERSIDE PARK ROAD—Cinder covering of sand fill was uashcd out ecently closing road which gives access to Riverside park from Henry street. Cars ha\e driven around the washout on hard sand, but it is risky, as sand may become soft and wheels would mire down. Streets department has put up barricades.—Staff photo. Edward Nelson, Jerseyan,Dies Served as Coal Dealer, Contractor JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 10—(Spe- tal)—Edward Nelson, 70, Jersey- .-llle coal dealer and contractor, died unexpectedly Monday at 11:08 p. in. at his home, 514 West Pearl. He had been in failing health for the past year, but recently had appeared improved and had been up and about his place of business. A son of the late Conrad and Mrs. Jennie McCann Nelson, he was born Feb. 21, 1879, in Jerseyville. Surviving are his wife; a son, H. Laverne Nelson of Jerseyville, and a daughter, Mrs. B. C. Coultas, Jacksonville; a brother, Orlln S. Nelson, and a sister, Mrs. John French, both of Jerseyville, arid a grandson. Mr. Nelson was a member of A. F. & A. M. lodge of the Masonic Order, and of the Elks, Moose, Odd Fellows and Modern Woodmen of America. Funeral rites will be conducted Thursday at 2 p. m. in First Baptist Church by the Rev. Gerald Grotey. Burial will be In Oak Grove cemetery. The body is at. Jacoby funeral home where friends may call after 7 p. m. today. Brownies Resume Meetings at Roxana ROXANA, Jan. 10. — Brownie Scouts of Troop 10, led by Mrs James Owen and Mrs. Elmer Kitson, met for the first time after the holidays, Monday evening, at Brushy Grove School. Fifteen girls attended. Sharon Berry acted as chairman, Diane Austin, secretary; Jeanne Workman, treasurer, and Judy Hatfield patrol girl. The girls sang "Happy Birthday' and presented a card to Mildred McClelland, who celebrated her birthday. The troop enjoyed I dance and song, "Skip to My Lou,' and a pantomime of "Little Red Riding Hood" and "Goldilocks." Edith Marie WaJtrip Honored ROXANA—Edith Marie Waltrip daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. Francis Waltrip, East Fourth street was guest of honor at a party Saturday afternoon In the counci room of the Community Building given in honor of her seventh birthday, which occurred Sunday Favors were given and game played after Edith Marie opened her gifts. Prlxts were won by Jane Waltz, Cheryl, Cobbel, Grace White, and Mary Louise Sparling Others attending were Beverlee Sherer, Sharon Rushing, Georgia Kay Arnold, Terry Waltrip, Don nie Briggs, Gary Edsall, Jerry and Sue Jenkins, Steve Lowe, Totti Plessa, Judy Waltz, Bonnie Was man, Jackie and Sally Ann Byrley Donnie and Sandra Redenbo, Jim my and Tommy Thompson, Kar lene Grober, Lana Zakrzewski, anc Brenda Harmon. Adults attending, who aided Mrs. Waltrip in serving refreshments, were the honoree's grandmother, Mrs. Meade Waltrip and daughter, Miss Kay Waltrip, Alton, Miss Hazel and Miss Helen Wilson, Wood River, Mrs. Betty Arnold, and Mrs. Peggy Wilson. Brownie Troop VI Meets ROXANA. — Brownie Scouts of Troop 67 met Monday after school at the Little House with their leaders, Mrs. Dewey Ball and Mrs. Eugene Miller. The Brownie promise and laws were reviewed. Mrs. Miller read a story and led in singing. Remainder of the afternoon was spent making clocks out of paper plates. Refreshments were served by Mario Jenkins. njury Jinx Plagues Family at East Alton EAST ALTON, Jan.' 10.—Broken >ones seem to haunt the family of he Rev. and Mrs. C. E. Murray. .,atest addition to the injured list s the Rev. Murray. He received emergency treat- nent at Wood River Township Hospital, Sunday at 7:30 p. m. ollowing a fall on the back steps at the Friendship General Captlst Church, of which he is pastor. The Rev. Murray sustained a fractured rib and a laceration just above the eye. The Rev. Curtis Akers, Meadowbrook, filled the pulpit at the Sunday evening service. Thursday, Robert, Murray, 14, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Murray, (lipped on the ice and fractured his left wrist. He had just recovered from fracturing several ribs n a football game. Moline Editor Dies CHICAGO, Jan. 10 W— Wilbur 3. Mueller, 52 editor of the Moline Dispatch, died today in St. Luke's Hospital. He had been hospitalized since an operation there three months ago. The veteran editor lad been a Dispatch employe for 26 years. India now has an Austin assembly plant, at Ennore, turning out 30 cars a week. Lutherans Meet At Bunker Hill were Miss Joy Duncan, Alton; Mrs. Boyd Duncan nnd children, Sharon and David, Bunker Hill and Mrs. Clara Caveny and daughter, Ann, Mrs. Lincoln Cnmcron, Mrs. Chester Bunt and daughter, Sutanne, Mrs. John Edwards and daughters, Karen Sue and Peggy. Mrs. Marshall Halllday and daughter, Mary Lou, Mrs. Lyle Duncan and Mrs. Robert Barnett. Following opening of gifts, refreshments were served by the hostess. Birthdays Honored SHIPMAN—A pot hick dinner \vas served Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Schoeneman, honoring the birthday of the host, whose birthday was Friday. It also marked the anniversaries of BUNKKR HILL, Jan. 10—(Special)—Mrs. Oscar Bunte, new president of the Ladies Aid of the Zion Lutheran Church, presided at the January meeting, Sunday evening, in the church basement. Mrs. Edwin Schreirer, vice president, Mrs. Carrie Brasch, Insurer and Miss Julia Grote, secretary were the other officers assuming their duties. Plans were made for a tea to be held Valentine's Day at 2 p. m. for members of the Ladies Aid and their friends. Pinochle was played by the women and members of the Men's Club and prizes were won by Mrs. Chester Kehr, Mrs. Ed Bruckert, Henry Kampworth, Lewis Enke and Carl. Schreiber. Refreshments were served to the 48 persons present by Mrs. Carrie Brasch and Miss Julia Grote. Taken to Hospital BUNKER HILL — Mrs. Belle Helntz was taken to St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield, Sunday morning in Jacoby's ambulance, after she had been found unconscious by neighbors. Home Bureau to Meet BUNKER HILL—Miss D. HolU- day, home advisor, will deliver the major lesson when the Home Bureau meets at 1:30 p. m., Wednesday, at the home of Mrs. Floyd Hunt. Mrs. Otto Klerlc will assist. oinfrpKiUlonal Busiiir** Meeting BUNKER HILL—The annual business meeting of the ConRrega- tional Church will be held Thursday at 7:30 p. m. Elections will be held. After the business meeting, a social hour will be held, during which time all those who became members of the church in 1949 will be honored. 1950 Dimes Dritt to Bt Moat CrticiaHn Hiitory NEW votuc ML 10. National Foundation for Infant!!* Paralysis today described Iti March of Dime* campalfn ii the most crucial" In Its history and set a record goal of $52,000,000. President Basil O'Connor said the foundation's funds were exhausted "as a result of 'the unprecedented Infantile paralysis epidemic In 1949." ______ Mrs, Carl Earth, Bethalto, whost birthday was Saturday. Mrs. Howard Newby, whose natal date was Sunday and Louis Earth, who will have a birthday Jan. 28. Others present were Mr. and Mrs. Arno Barth and duaghtert, Sandra and Janice, Bunker Hill; Carl Barth, Bethalto, and Mrs. Louis Barth, Mr, and Mrs. Truman Pockllngton and children, Roy, Wllma and Ruth, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Schoeneman, Howard Newby and daughters, Marilyn and Alice, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Schotnman and son, Billy, Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Breitwiser, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Breitwiser' and daughters, Carol Sue and Alice Ann, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Breitwiser and daughter, Mary Ellen and Mr. and Mn. Melvin Stone. I tt»»- ri*l Tr u»|r I ' FRIGIDAIRE <„,„„!,. - I SCHWARTZ APPLIANCE CO. KI\ KK IT I I'HONK « 213 PIASA ST. OFFICE HOURS! D to A Dally. Sit.. 8 to 9—No Eliminations on Wednesday Afternoeni. Former Jerse Van Dies at Mattoon JERSEYVILLE, Jin. 10-(Special)—Mis Sarah Lm Hill, a former resident of Jerseyville, died at 2 a. ni. today at Mattoon. She was a daughter of the 'late Theodore and Mary Adams Hill- She was born March 13, 1873 in Jerseyville, Surviving is a niece, Mrs. Mary Jean Wendt, Miami, Fia. The body is a Jacoby funeral home where friends may call after 2 p. m. Wednesday. Funeral rites will be conducted Thursday at 3:30 p. m. at the funeral home by the Rev F. O. Wilson of Brighton. Bnurial will bo in Oatt Grove cemetery. READ TELEGRAPH WANT ADS r JANUARY SALE Enameled Wall Coverts SALE PRICED 56c SAVE OVER LOOK HOW LITTLE IT COSTS. ENOUGH HARMONY HOUSE WALL COVERING TO COVER THE FOLLOWING ROOMS WAINSCOT HIGH 4x8 10.32 4x10 (2,04 4x12 13.76 7x7 12,04 7x10 14.02 8x12 17.20 8x0 12.00 5x0 0.40 0x13 10.02 12x14 22.30 Lineal foot Renew Entire Walls With Perfect Quality Gleamini Harmony House Enameled Wall- covering NOW While You Can Save EXTRA! The perfect walkover for kitchen, bath, dinette, nursery... for every lived-in room when sparkling cleanliness is essential. 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