Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 10, 1950 · Page 13
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 13

Alton, Illinois
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Tuesday, January 10, 1950
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 1950 ALTON KVENtNO TELEGRAPH FAOt TMtHTEIM t St. John's Again Ranked No. 1 College Five in Nation Wildcat Crew Close In Second Balloting ByAP Sportswriters By JOE RK1CHLER NEW YORK, Jan. 10. UP - St. John's of Brooklyn, despite Its two-point defeat by City College, continued to reign today as the top college basketball team In the nation in the Associated Press' weekly poll. Their 12-game winning streak hajted by their intracity rivals, tht- Brooklyn Redmen bounced back to overwhelm St. Joseph's of Philadelphia last Saturday, 7658, to gain the nod in a tight five- team race for top honors. St. John's (13-1) received 26 first place votes from a nationwide panel of 122 sports writers and sportscasters to edge out Kentucky's once-beaten Wildcats for the second straight week. The Redmen'S margin was a slim 58 points. A first place vote was counted ten points, second place nine, third place, eight, and so on down the line. Third place went to Long Island University despite the Blackbirds' 30 first place ballots, the most drawn by any team. The skyscraping Long Islanders (11-1) received 820 points to fall 51 points behind Kentucky. The Wildcats (8-1), with 24 first place nominations, drew 29 second place votes to only 10 for Long Island to gain the runner-up position. Indiana (10-1) rated the best in the Big Ten, and Holy Cross another unbeaten outfit with 11 victories, took fourth and fifth positions, respectively. The Hoosiers received 18 first place votes to 19 for the Crusaders. Indiana picked up 755 points to 702 for Holy Cross. Sixth place went to Bradley (112). The Bears received only three first place votes to drop three notches from their position of a week ago. However, they had enough second, third and fourth place votes to accumulate 659 points. The biggest advance was made by City College. The Beavers (82), by virtue of impressive triumphs over St. John's and Loyola of Chicago, vaulted from fourteenth into saventh place. They received two first place votes and 302 points. No other club received any first place nominations. Duquesne of Pittsburgh (9-0), another all-winning combination, ranked eighth with 238 points. North Carolina State, despite its 58-55 upset by Duke, Saturday night, attracted 208 points to gain ninth place. The Wolfpack owns a record of 9-2. . UCLA (10-3) rounded out the top ten with 194 points. The Bears displaced Minnesota which fell to eleventh. In all, 50 teams received mention. Oddly enough, Oklahoma A A M, for years a power in the college cage world, did not even draw a single tenth place vote. Need Macoupin Blood Donors CARLINVILLE, Jan. 10—(Special)—Twenty more blood donors are needed to fill the quota for the visit of the American Red Cross bloodmobile, Thursday, in the Federated Church, Carlinville. Nurses and workers who have helped in the bloodmobile program in the past are asked to report at 10 a. m. Victor Wiese, county Red Cross blood chairman reported that Vir den and Girard have doubled their quotas. The Macoupin Coqn- ty Farm Bureau, Macoupin County American Legion and Carlinville Chicago, St Louis Grain Quotations Chicago Cash Grain CHICAGO, Jan. 10, </P) — WHEAT—None. CORN — No. 2 yellow 1.31 U: No. 3, 1.28%-29; No. 4, 1.22%-26. OATS — No. 1 heavy mixed 7«K; No. 2 heavy mixed 75H; No. 1 heavy white 78H-77H; No. 1 white 75H-78H; No. 2 heavy white 76U. BARLEY — Nominal: Malting, 1.20-60; feed 90-1.20. SOYBEANS—None, Chicago Grain Future* High WHEAT— Mar. ... 2.17 May ... 2.10% July ... 1.91% Sep. ... 1.92% CORN- LOW Close Mar. May July Sep. Dec. 1.29% 1.29 Vi 1.27% 1.23 U 1.16 OATS— Mar. ... May ... July ... 74 70 63 U 61% Sep Dec RYE— May ... 1.32% July ... 1.43 2.15% 2.09% 1.90% 1.90% 1.28% 1.28 1.26 H 1.2214 1.15 U 73 68% 61% 60% Sep. 1.43 SOYBEANS—. Mar. May July Nov. 2.32% 2.29% 2.25% 2.04% 1.40 V4 1.40 V* 1.41 2.30'/4 2.27 Vi 2.23% 2.03 2.16%-17 2.10%-% 1.91% 1.92'A 1.29%-% 1.29V4-V4 1.27%-% 1.23 tt-U 1.15% 74 69%-70 63'/4 61% 63 Vi 1.42 1.42 «/4 1.42% 2.32%-% 2.29%-% 2.25%-% 2.04% American Legion organizations to were the first report fulfillment of their quotas. Since then, the following have also filled their quotas: Lutheran Church, Federated Church, PTA, Starr brothers, Lions Club, Rotary Club and Veronica Club, all of Carlinville; Modesto: Supervisors Arthur Stadler, William Bloome and Russell Huson, Brighton. Boy Contracts Polio CARLINVILLE—James Woods, eight-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Woods, East First North street, Carlinville, is a polio patient In St. John's Hospital, Springfield. His mother was informed Monday that his muscles have not as yet been affected. Carney Assists in Flood Work CARLINVILLE — Sam Carney, jr., Carlinville, chief inspector of the law enforcement division of the state department of conservation, has been in Lawrenceville the past few days assisting in rescue work of flood victims. Chesterfield Girl to Wed CARLINVILLE—A mariage II- cense was Issued Saturday to Russell D. Randolph, 21, Carlinville. and Virginia Mae Mathls, 19, Chesterfield. Open Administration In Carpenter Estate EDWARDSVILLE, Jan. 10.—Administration was opened Monday in Probate Court In the estate of Ernest Backs, 62, Carpenter, killed Dec. 31 when struck by an automobile while walking across the Illinois Terminal Railroad track; at the Junctions of Routes 66 and 140 In Kernel. He left no will. Heirs listed In the petition for administration were three brothers, Albert Backs, appointed administrator, Edward and Harry Backs, all ol Carpenter. Filed Monday, the will of Elmer H. Bernard, sr,, who died Dec. 19 at Alton, provides for payment of (250 each to Patricia and Jeffrey Allen Bernard, Alton, with the remaining estate to he shared by two St. Louis Cash Grain ST. LOUIS, Jan. 10, UP> — WHEAT — Receipts 12 cars, none sold. CORN — Receipts 57 cars, sold 1, No. 2 yellow 1.35. OATS — Receipts 15 cars, sold 2, sample grade white 76V4-76%. Livestock Prices At East St. Louis NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111., Jan. 10, (JP> — (USDA)—HOGS— 16,500; barrows and gilts 180 pounds/up mostly 25 lower than average Monday; lighter weights steady to 25 lower; sows steady to weak; bulk good and choice 180240 pounds 16.00-50; top 16.50 paid mostly for 210 pounds down; 250300 pounds 14.50-15.75; 140-170 pounds 14.75-16.25; 100-130 pounds 12.75-14.25; few 14.50; good and choice sows 400 pounds down 12.7513.50; heavier sows 11.00-12.50; stags 8.50-10.50. CATTLE — 5000; calves 1800; opening trade moderately active and steady on few at 23.50-26.00; big packers not aggressive; heifers and mixed yearlings opened steady; demand best for lighter weights; cows generally steady but carrying weak undertone; common and medium beef cows largely 15.50-17.00; cannert and cutters 13.00-15.50; bulls unchanged; medium and good 19.00-21.00; cutter and common 15.50-18.00; good and choice vealers 1.00 to 2.00 lower at 27.00-37.00; common and medium near steady at 18.00-27.00. SHEEP — 2500; wooled lambs opened strong to 25 higher to small killers; about two decks good and choice 24.25-50. Produce Prices At St. Louis ST. LOUIS, Jan. 10, » — Produce and live poultry: PRODUCE — Eggs, current receipts, 54-55 pounds, 26%-28. POULTRY — Commercial fryers, broilers and roasters, whites 23-24, grays crosses 22-23, 23-24, nearby reds 22-23, farm-raised Closing New York Stock Quotation Abbott 51 5-8 Al Chem A Dye ..207 1-2 Allied Strs 35 1-4 Allls Ch 34 Am Can ....106 Am Car A Fdy 27 5-8 Am Gas A Elec 51 Am Loco 16 3-8 Am Pow .................. 15 1-4 Am Rad > . 14 5-8 Am Smelt 56 1-2 Am Snuff 42 A T A T 147 1-8 Am Tobacco • • • 79 Am Zinc 7 1-8 Anaconda 30 5-8 Armco ; 28 5-8 Armour ' 7, 7-8 A T A S F 103 3-4 Avco .... 61-8 Bald Loco 12 Bendlx 36 1-4 Beth Steel 32 5-8 Borden 48 1-8 Borg Warner 59 3-b Brlggs 3i 1-4 Case 40 1-2 Caterpll Trac 35 5-8 Ches A O 30 1-8 Chi A NW 131-2 Chi RI A Pac 42 7-8 Chrysler 66 7-8 Comwealth Edld 30 7-8 Congoleum-Nalrn 27 3-4 Cons Edison 28 3-4 Cons Ga 43 3-4 Container 39 1-4 Cont Can 36 7-8 Cont Steel 15 1-4 Corn Prod 69 1-2 Crane 28 7-8 Curt Wright 81-2 Douglas 72 3-4 Dupont 62 5-8 Eastman 47 1-2 Eaton 30 1-2 El Auto-Lite 45 3-4 Gen Elec 43 3-: Gen Food 48 1-8 Gen Motors 71 7-8 Gen Time 24 Goodrich 74 3 Goodyear .. 47 1-4 Gt Nor Ir Ore 12 3-' Gt Northern Pf 44 Greyhound 11 3- Homestake 47 3-E Houd-Hersh 133-4 Hudson Mtr 14 1-2 ip 38 3-8 Inland 39 1-2 Ins Con Corp 14 1 Int Harv 28 1-8 Int Nick Can 28 7-8 I T A T r...., 11 Jewel 58 1 Johns Manv 48 5-1 Kennecott 53 1-4 Keystone SAW 16 3-4 Kimberly-Clark 25 1-4 Lib-Glass 65 Libby, McN A L 77-8 Marshall Field 26 3-8 Montg Ward 57 Nash - Kelv 17 1-2 Nat Nat Bis 38 3-4 Cont 8 1 whites 22, grays 22, reds 21; bare backs 15. Other prices unchanged. Arms Cargo Continued From Page 1. asked for U. S. naval escort to the nearest port for repairs. Approaches Mined The nearest port is Shanghai, where the Isbrandtsen Line freighter was bound with a general cargo worth $10,000,000. Chinese Nationalists say they have mined the approaches to Shanghai. Lt. (jg> C. L. Stuart of Chico. Calif., boarded the Flying Arrow from the Stickell and was shown damage by Capt. Jones. The lieutenant said the two destroyers would remain here as Ion* as the Flying Arrow and the American State Department desired. (In Bangkok, Thailand (Slam', Vice Adm. Russell S. Berkey, commander of the U. S. Seventh Task Force, said naval craft will protect American merchantment on the high seas, but not inside Chinese territorial waters. Second Freighter to Sail (A second Isbrandtsen Line freighter, the Brooklyn Heights, it scheduled to sail for Shanghai to. morrow from Hont: Kong. American skippers have been warned by the U. S. State Department they may lose their license if they Ukf their ships into blockaded Chinese Communist ports.) . The morning of the attack I got children, France* and Elmer H. Bernard. Jr., Alton and the Watchtower BlWe and Tract Society, Brooklyn, N. Y. Mr. Bernard had engaged in the tailoring business in Alton for 27 yean. The will, written in his own hand on a single sheet of paper was dated last Nov. 8. Hearing on a petition .to probate the will was att lot Fee, i, Nat Dairy 38 7-8 Nat Stl 91 1-4 NYC 13 3-8 No Am Avia 11 5-8 North Amer 19 1-4 Northern Pac 183-6 Ohio Oil 27 7-8 Owens Glass 65 3-1 Packard 45-8 Pan Am Air 10 Par Pic ., 19 1-2 Penney 55 3-4 Penn 17 1-2 Pepsi 91-2 Phelps ..., 50 1-4 Philip Morri 52 1-2 Phillips .................. 61 1-2 Pure Oil 28 3-4 RCA 13 3-4 Reo 11 5-8 Rep Stl 24 1-2 Scott 69 3-4 Sears 43 7-8 Shell Oil 37 Simmons 29 Sinclair 23 7-8 Socony-Vac 16 3-5 South Pac 53 3-8 Spiegel 9 3-4 St Brands 22 3-8 St Oil Cal 64 1-4 St OH Ind 44 1-8 St Oil NJ rr 68 Starret 32 Sterling 39 Studebaker 27 1 Swift 35 1-2 Texas Co 61 7-8 Timken-Axle 16 1-8 Trans-America 16 5-8 Un-Carblde 44 3-4 UN Pacific 87 UN Air Lines 15 UN Aircraft 271-4 U S Rubber 40 1-2 ^S Stl 27 1-4 W U 22 1-8 West Elec i 32 Woolworth 49 1-2 Wor PAM Pr Pf 17 7-8 Zonite 53-8 For a quick fresh dessert, alternate orange slices with quartered fresh dates; serve with custard sauce. up early to watch the arrival of the ship outside of the mouth of the Yangtze river, On the starboard side about 200 yards away was a lone Chinese-gunboat. It was sending warnings by blinker that mines were being laid. Even at that we least expected the gunboat to start blasting up. M Miles Ottskare Capt. Jones had Just said we were 22 miles off shore. I went to the radio shack where operator Lawrence C. Klosowskl of New York was at the key to send any distress messages. ..We were, talking when suddenly we began hearing shellsycome ovei. I went to the port side and saw them splashing Into the water. Some looked like 3 knchers. Returning hurriedly to the radio room we started counting them and got up to 38 when some one shouted the after deck was afire. The shelling continued, and the ship was hit in many places. There was a big blaze on the after deck not far from the big Jars of acid with "danger" tags on them. We were elated when that fire was extinguished. But in the meantime another >Jaze had started In the No. 5 hold. The crew under Capt. Jones tackled this bigger problem, Jettisoning many bales of cotton, Jute and cases of banknote paper. $10,257 Relief Bills Allowed Alton town board at a merlins Monday approved the reports of Supervisor Walter for December. The town fund report showed expenditures of $2271.98, leaving a balance Jan. 1 of $5950.73. The relief fund report showed disbursement of $10,257.13 with offsetting receipts of state welfare funds in total of $4770. The Jan. 1 bnlnnro was 52174.01. After auditing claims for 1he last half of December, the board approved accounts showing disbursements of $8808.28 for "general assistance"; $12.83 for the assessor's department; and $9.54 In town expenses. LOST FRIEND—Michael Mason of Oklahoma City is just three) years old, but he has experienced one of the saddest moments in a boy's life—loss of his pet dog. "Mike" had been sick and couldn't get outside to play with his dog, Pat. For a time, Pat watched "Mike" through a window but then the dog disappeared. The pet later was found dead. "Mike" is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude E. Mason—AP Wirephoto. Shears Wife's Hair to Cut Her Power 9 .Jailed Ne;<* York Curb Ark Nat Gas A 11 1-8 Cities Svc 73 5-8 El Bond A Sh 19 Ford M Can A 22 1-2 Hecla Min 11 1-4 Kaiser Frazer 5 Kingston Prod 3 1-8 Nlag Hud Power » 15 7-8 Vurscll to Seek Reelection WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, UP)— Rep. Charles W. Vursell (R-I11) announced today he will seek reelection to a fifth term. Vursell, 68, a former Salem, 111., weekly newspaper publisher, is from the 24th Illinois District, embracing 15 counties. 'Other Car' That Caused Death Was Victim's Son CUMBERLAND, Md., Jan. 10. (1& — "The lights of Hint other car blinded me," Walter S. Nycum, 39, told police yesterday after his ear had si ruck and killed 64-yonr-old Abraham Teter who was walking along the side of a road about a mile from his home. The driver of "the other car" was identified by police as Byron Teter, the victim's 22-year-old son. No charges were filed pending a further investigation. HEAD TELEGRAPH WANT ADS PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 10 — (JP>- Bcrtus H. Verkay. 40, gave his 27- year-old wife an unwanted haircut. She wound up in the hospital and he in the county jail. His wife, Dorothy Louise, says tier husband rut off her wnist- length red • tresses with barber shears and clippers "for revenge." Slie went to the hospital after Sunday's haircut suffering from hysteria. Verkay told reporters: "I sheared her hair to keep her from flaunting her tresses. It gave her too much power." Verkay was charged with assault with deadly weapons. The Verkays were married Christmas Day. He said the mar- ringo was his fifth and her third. Abandoned Car An old car that left the high- , SADDENED BY THEFT—A thief has stolen jo Ann Vandena| beele's best chance for recovery. The 6-year-old polio victim holds the special rigging which is attached to her bicycle to help the child recover the use of her legs. But yesterday a thief had stolen tha ' bike. All she found was the wheel attachment and the nuts and bolts.—AP Wirephoto. way near the Clark bridge, on the Missouri side, Sunday, is still there, bridge officials said. The car rolled near Alton slough, and since has been stripped, and apparently abandoned by the owner. Saturday night another car left tht highway*, near the bridge, but a man and wife who were occupants escaped injury. 'TEST DRIVF' the '50 FORD at your FORD DEALER'S NOW! NOW, Ford's V-8-me type of engine found hi America's costliest cart—offers you its 100-horsepower cloaked in an amazing new quiet. It whispers while it works. And now, loo, you ride in a quiet, sound-conditioned interior—10 silent you con hear scarcely a t , sound—even at sixty. And this 50-way new Ford brings you that wonderful Ford "feel"— more comfortable and safer man ever, with its low, level "Mid Ship" Ride ... 13-way stronger "Lifeguard" Body ... 35% ea»*Mr-acting King-Size Brakes. . . and NIC many, many other advanced features which mad* Ford the one fine car in the low-price field. CARTER BROTHERS 1400-30 E. Broadway Phon. 3-5531 Alton, III. CARTER WOOD RIVER MOTOR CO, Inc. 315 Wood Wvtr Av«. \ W«*4Ww, UL / • ._,'-.'".. i4 • ;i 4411$

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