Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 10, 1950 · Page 18
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 18

Alton, Illinois
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Tuesday, January 10, 1950
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»AOB IlQMTfiBN ALTON BVKNINO TKLBORAPM TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, IttO Rev. White Speaks At Meadcw brook MEAbOWBROOK, Sun. 10 — (Special)—The Rev. Harold E White preached his first sermon at the Meadowbrooft Church o God tfi ft year, Sunday. The white rettorfied from Florida Thursday. There were 70 at Sunday school The adult class was awarded th attendance and offering banner* The Wednesday evening praye jtroup I* making a Bible study. Th "Book of .Acts" is the subject, 1Vil wek. The meting begins at 7:3 p. m. • First Baptist Churth News MEADOWBROOK—There wor 69 present at Sunday school thl week with nine visitors. Twenty eight Bibles were recorded. Th Intermediate Girls' class receiver the attendance baner, and th Adult class was awarded the offer Ing banner. A Bible sludy Is being made clur Ing the mid-week prayer service Discussion the "Rook of Acts will be led by the Rev. Harve; Hopper, Wednesday evening. Have Sleigh KMn Party MEADOWBROOK—A group o teenagers had an old-fashions sleigh-ride Friday night. Ever; hill In Meadowbrook wns testci during the evening. The frost-.bitten youngster were Billy Simpson, Roy and Pau Pollard, Bobby and Mary Un Cardsell, Eleanor and Buddy Fee Donnle Theurkoff, Dean, Ray nn Benny Wilt, Randall Caldwell Marilyn Bonnell, John ftnd Weldon Hill, Shirley Taylor, Larry Hamp toln, Marguerite Sheppard, Pa and Bobby Davis, jr., Baker nnd Johnny Walker. Diner GiientR Sunday MEADOWBROOK — Mr. and Mn. Grover Sparks and children were diner guests of Spark's par ent«, Mr. and Mrs. U. E. Sparks In Hartford Sunday. The dinne was In observance of tho Grove Spark's wedding anniversary, and the birthdays of Sparks, and his sister and nephew of Hartford. Meadowbronk Hate* MEADOWBROOK — Mr. and Mrs. Basil Stephenson entertainer Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Dnlyrumplc of Wood River Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Lealherby attended church services In Bunker Hill Sunday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Duncan and children .Tan and David, returned home with them and were diner guests of the Leatherby's, Sunday evening. Mrs. Elwood Caldwell returned after spending a week in Greenup, where she visited her mother, Mrs. Battle Patrick, and other relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Goebel'nnd children spent Sunday in Prairietown at the home of Mr and Mrs. Lloyd Frillman. Mr. and Mrs. Selmar Drake and sons, Midway, were Saturday evening guests at the Goebel home. Mrs. Edith Mouser and the Rev. Lydia Long, attended the ladles Missionary Society rally at Eldred Monday «nd Tuesday. They were sent as representatives of the local ioclety. Mrs. W. E. Little returned to her home In HUlview after spending n few days with her daughter, Mrs. Earl Lane, Liberty Prairie, »nd her granddaughters, Mrs. Annabel Sparks, and Mrs, Betty Barko. Pete Mahalich has been confined to his home the past two weeks oecause of an Injury he received Mrs. Basil Stephenson and soft, J. B., spent a few days in Bunker A'hlle In service. Hill with Mrs. B. N. Forwood, Mrs. stephenson's mother. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Womack iiid family spent Sunday In Pralr- letown at the home of Mr. anil "Mrs. Norman Franks. Mr. and Mrs. Omar Richiel, East Alton, were Sunday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Eno Voyles. Mr. and Mrs. Reed Cox nnd family, East Alton, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Cox Monday evening. Alton Lake Boat Club To Be Organized Attention of all boat-owners In the Alton Lake area is being called to a meeting to be held Thursday nlghl on the "Ft. Gage," a boat- club quarterbonl at foot of Poplar street In St. Louis, to form what will be known as the Alton Lake Boal Club. The immediate purpose , of the club will be to sponsor a nine-day boat trip up the Mississippi and Illinois rivers and tht> Hennepln canal, which will be similar to the annual cruise known as Tennessee Valley Ilo!, now sponsored by the clubs on southern rivers. The trip will cover 550 miles, and will start Juno LM and run till July L'. Stopovers will be made at large towns en route. Boatowners who have not been reached by letter may call the Ft. Gage, stating how many expect to atlend, and whether they mny stay for supper following the mooting, beginning at 8 o'clock. Mrs. Smith Heads Eldred Polio Drive ELDRED, Jan. 10. (Special)— Mrs. Luther Smith Is chairman ot the annual Infantile paralysis fund . drive now underway. The campaign will end Jan. 30. Attend Funeral . ELDRED—Mr. and Mrs. Edward • Havelka attended funeral services (or Adolph Havelka, at Ownnsvllle, Mo., Monday. He was an uncle ot Edward Havelka. READ TELEGRAPH WANT ADS North Alton Booster Installation Banquet Leslie Chappee was installed ft* president of Norlhslde Boosters as the climax of 1li* annual installation supper Monday evening at the Shelterhouse. Harold Bean, superintendent of recreation, welcomed the new officers. The dinner was served by members of Ladles Auxiliary nnd the program and business meeting followed the dinner. At the close of tho dinner, before the business meeting opened, Ed Cornell, retiring treasurer, was presented with a birthday cake. The business session opened with the introduction of nil the members present. Fifty-six members and four officers were present. Clarence Edgell, chairmen of the social and banquet committees, Introduced John Kennelt as the speaker of the evening. Kennctt pointed oul the purpose of the organization, recalled the highlights of tho past year, and In closing presented the retiring president, Lynn Cooper, with a gift, of appreciation. Chappee was presented with the giivel and the business meeting proceeded. After expressing his thanks to the Auxiliary for the fine meal, Chappee called on Bean to give B short talk. Bean pointed out the importance of club members working together and the organization sponsoring the activities at the playgrounds working hand In hand with the Recreation Department. Chappee announced appoints to committees. Harold Cordes nnd Al Meyer were named to the executive board. ' Oliver Bryant, William Baldridge and Jack Roust- were named to the building and grounds committee; Harold Horrell, Mead Shlrack and James Mnher, athletic committee; Lynn Copper and Lcroy Holland, social and general; Roy Bockhorst and John Kennett, membership; M. E. Walker, Ray Foster and Clarence Edgell, special youth; and Lenus Kims, Vnl Delaney, and Charles Hlndolang, auditing; Enrl Eopp, carnival committee. Art Cannon and Lenus Kaus were named as the special refreshment committee for the next meet- fi; at 8 p. m. Monday, Feb. 13. After the close of the regular meeting, all committees met with the president, vice-president, Leroy Boedeker and Bean. flirt Scouts Meet Barbara Goessllng was named iresldcnt of Girl Scout Troop 49 at the first meeting of the new year of the troop Monday afternoon at tbe Old Cathedral School. Other officers named were Pat Fallen, vice-president; Pat Call- ban, secretary; Mary Kay Dooley, treasurer; and Ellen Bergfeld, Carol Sue Wethlngton, and Mary J. Murphy, captains. Each girl took a conservation pledge. The pledge was selected as the winner In national competition. The pledge follows "I give my pledge as an American to save and faithfully defend from waste the natural resources of my country, it's soil and minerals, its forests, water and wild life." Continuing the conservationist theme the girls decided to make bird feeders ns their next project. Tho troop also made plans to mnke a tour of the Alton radio station on Saturday. The troop will meet at 1:40 p. m. at the Old Cathedral School and will make the trip as a'group. It was reported that the Christmas party was a huge success and the girls extended thanks to Mrs. Arthur Meyer and Mrs. Ed Horat, of the troop committee, who took charge oi the refreshments at. the party. Tat Norton suggested the game lor the afternoon as part, of her merit badge requirement, work. It was announced that Harold Bean ot the Recreation Department would meet with the troop at the next meeting to give Instruction In square dancing. The meeting closed with the Scout promise and taps. • I'luy I'riirticc Tonight Members of the Booster Club and auxiliary, who- will present the. second run ot the play "Fun It. a Country Store," Friday evening at tho Shelterhouse, will moot tcnlghl at the Shelterhouse for a rehearsal. The play is being presented by the Northside Young Men's Club and the proceeds will br used to complete the winter and spring program for that group. Northaidn Note* Lynn Cooper of Mather street has been ill of sciatica rheumatism at his home the past few days. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Turner and son, Cecil, have returned home after a trip through the Southwest. Turner reported temperatures in the low l!0s at Tucson, Ariz. On the trip home, Turner wns only four hours ahead the road blocks in many places. The roads in northern Texas and Arkansas had been blocked because of snow and flood conditions. Doctor Loses Suit to Recover Building CHICAGO, Jan. 10. t*>—fcr. Alice Lindsay Wynekoop fail?d yesterday to recover a business building which she deeded her late son before going to prison for the 1933 murder of her pretty daughter-in-law. ' Circuit Judge Cornelius Harrington ruled agalnsti the 78-year-old physician on the ground that evidence at the trial did not support the recovery suit. Dr. Wynrkoop said she deeded 1hP property to her son, Walker, while awaiting trial of the murder charge and that the transfer was with the understanding the property would be reurned at her request, The son died In 1948 without leaving a will and his heirs have retained the two-story building on the northwest side which houses stores and apartments. Judge Harrington held that all testimony Indicated the woman conveyed the property to her son in n complete trust. Dr. Wynekoop was released from prison In 1947 after serving 14 ynnrs of a 25-year sentence for murdering her daughter-in-law, Rhota, then 23 years old, Rhcta, wife of Earl Wynekoop, was found shot to death in the basement surgery of the physician's old Chicago mansion on Nov. 21, 103.1. At. the murder trial, the state contended Dr. Wynekoop had obtained a $10,000 life Insurance policy nn the young woman, then planner! to kill her. Site of Abandoned Church ToBeUsed forParkingLot SPRINGFIELD, Jgn. 10 Oft— The half block site of the old Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception In the downtown district will be purchased by the city of Springfield for an off- stret parking lot. City officials plan to Issue $'250, 000 in bonds for buying the prop- rrly, owned by the Roman Catho- ;ic diocese of Springfield. The bonds arc to be retired from park- Flying insects In the lower atmosphere now ar"e said to bo the cause ot heretofore unexplained 'angels" or "blips" appearing on he viewing screen of radar equipment. SKIN IRRITATION , Rdim, AM HMlin ( Of Iteji? Smirt- iai Dry ECMM, Chtlinf, Chtppinf , Pmplei Eitamilljr-ciiiMd With Tiaw-tmfodtflnifwl Don't »«rler with itching irritated »kin on» minute longer than necessary. Put KcHinol Ointment to work and vet aooth- IKB relief right away — relief that laata longer. Ifcuinol's modern formula IB a combination of, not 3 or 4, but tix active medical Ingredients that help It to act faster, comfort longer, relieve irritation and help Nature heaJ. Kemember the name Reiinol. Netv Card far Mail Box After 25 Yean A mall collection schedule card affixed to the mall chut* at the nostbox In the lobtM* of the First National Bank A Trust Co. When the bank was built and the mail chute installed 25 years ago, has been replaced with one more In keeping with current events. The old collection card 'was something like 25 years old, and bore (he name of the Alton postmaster in 1924. A second postmaster had served 10 years after the cards had been posted by his predecessor. Still' the old soiled cards stayed. Now a third postmaster has posted tidy new cards. The new card bears the name of the present postmaster, Harold Kllnke. Al Schmidt, assistant postmaster, commented this morning that mail collections sched-' ules were revised "some time ago" and new cards, placed on collection boxes of the city at that time. Inj; foes. ' f The old cathedral was abandon' ed as a church In 1928. Glok rnR $ :FGH .g-;O 2a;l Add Beauty To Your Home STURDY PRE-KUT Ornamental Iron For Porch and Stair Railing Pre-Kut means mass production — you SAVE with PRE-KUT methods. Create your own design from stock parts. Phone S-8885 for Representative to call CAMPBELL TENT & AWNING CO., Inc. 100 CENTRAL AVE. EUred Mother's Study Club Meets ELDRED, Jan. 10, (Special)— the Mother'* Study club held Its first meeting of the y««r with Mrs. Kenneth Branflftn as hoit«M. Eight members responded to roil call, "Bright Sayings of Young Children." A social hour was spent foliow* Ing the business session. Refresh* ments were served. The hostess for the next meeting and date will be announced later. Board Appoints Hatelka ELDRED—At a recent meeting of the Village Board Edward Havelka was appointed to serve the unexpired term of George Curtis, who moved to Chenoa last fall. EMred Notes ELDRED — Paul Coonrod left Monday tor Ormlt* City, where he will visit his. grandparents, Mr ; and Mrs, Luther Hand, and othef relatives. Miss Allct Bandy, and brother, Thomas, Carrollton, were Sunday callers of Mrs, Ann B. Ring. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Schwallen- sleeker and son, Mike, spent the weekend at Hamburg with Mr. and Mrs. William Sevier. Sunday callers In the home of Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Camerer were Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Walker and William Kent, Carrollton. , Mr. and Mrs. Newell Trusty, daughter, Sherryl Kaye, and -Mr. and Mrs. Irl Davidson spent the past week at Farina with Mrs. Davidson's brother, Carl Relss, and his family. Elwood Matheny Is undergoing n series of examinatlonsi at Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, this week. 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