Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 11, 1950 · Page 5
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 5

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, January 11, 1950
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WIONKSDAY, JANUARY 11,1950 Mitchell Rites at Brighton Tuesday BRIGHTON, Jan. 11 — (Special Funeral tjtes for Norval Mitchell who died Tuesday at 4 p.m. a Barnes Hlspltal, St. Louis, will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, at the Presbyterian Church. Service* will be conducted by the Rev. Lyle D. Stone and buria will be in Brighton cemetery. The body may be seen at Warner fu neral home after 6 p.m. today. Mitchell, a resident of Piasa township most If his life, was born Oct 38, 1887, In Alton. He served M assessor of Plata township foi four terms. Married Sept. 10, 1918, to Miss Elisabeth Bettendorf, Mitchell Is survived by his widow, a son, Nor val, St Lout*; two grandchildren, two brothers, John and Robert, Brighton, and one sister, Mrs. Margaret Simmons, Alton. ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH FAOB ftVi Fire Call to Glass Co. A flareup in an annealing ma chine caused a fire alarm In the packing department at the Owens- Illinois Glass Co. plant at 8:07 p.m. Tuesday, but there was no fire damage, Chief Lewis reported. Alton -engine companies 3 and -Tand the ladder truck responded to the call. Whole kernel corn is delicious added to a poultry stuffing. PROTECT them FULLY! Your life insurance should protect every member of your family . . . completely. For a full analysis of your needs DIAL 3-6663 *. . . ftf INSURANCE AOENCY EAST ALTON.WOOD RIVER COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL IANO - The above group will present the first of two concerts to be given this year at the high school auditorium at 8 p. m., Thursday. Director of the 50-piece group is C. L. Hughes.—Photo Art Shop. Eagles Plan Social Events At Wood River WOOD RIVER, Jan. 11. — A round of social activities has been planned by the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Aerie 2773, beginning at 8 p. m., today With a pinochle party at Eagles Lodge, 117 East Ferguson aVenue. Jesse Lee's orchestra will provide muste for dancing at 9 p. m., Saturday. The dance will be staged on Saturday instead of Friday as is usual. Eagles and their friends are Invited to all events. An old-time dance is. being planned for Jan. 21. All social activities are arranged by a permanent entertainment committee consisting of Jesse Scarabough, Virgil Prickett, George Harshbarger, and Robert Goodwin. 8. L. Mullen's Mother Dies WOOD RIVER—Mr. and Mrs. S. '-.. Mullen and family, 76 Hamll- on, left Tuesday afternoon for Walnut Hill, 111., after receiving word of, the death of Mullen's mother, Mrs. Cora Mullen. Mrs. Mullen died at 11:20 a. m., Tuesday. Mullen Is governor of the Vood River Loyal' Order of the Moose. A granddaughter of Mrs. Mullen, Mrs. Doris Hatfield, re- ildes in East Alton. Guild at Brummer Home WOOD RIVER — St. ' Gabriel's Episcopal Guild will meet Tuesday at 2 p. m. at the home of Mrs. Amiel Brummer, 321 Whitelaw avenue. Kindergarten Attendance Good WOOD RIVER—Thirty-one pupils had perfect attendance rec- rds for December at the Lincoln Ichool kindergarten, according to Miss Sadiemazelle Hepler, teacher. There were eight one-day absences and three two-day absentees, upils absent this month because >f illness Included Allen Schmidt, 'ommy Holder, Ann Clare Gug- genbuehler, Peggy Manley and rlarcia Worthen. Lorena Avenue PTA to Meet WOOD RIVER — The excutive oard of the Lorena Avenue Par- nt-Teacher Association will meet t 7 p. m., Thursday, at Washing- on School. Automobile Mlnhapa WOOD RIVER—Cars driven by unior Roy Kelley, 736 State treet, and Mrs. Imo Clements, 147 Wood River High School to PresentBandConcert Thursday South Ninth street, were Involved in an automobile mishap at Harnett and State streets at 11 a. m., Tuesday. At 3:30 p. m., Sunday, cars driven by Robert Meyer, 1133 East Ferguson avenue, and M. E. Ruyle, 801 State street, were involved In an automobile accident at Ferguson and Wood River avenues. Damage was reported to the right front fender of the Meyer car and the left front fender of the Ruyle car. Semester End* Jan. 27 WOOD RIVER—Classes for this semester at East Alton-Wood River Community High School will end Jan. 27 and the new semester will begin Jan. 30, according to Almeda Hull, office director. To Sponsor Card Party WOOD RIVER—The public Is invited to attend a card party sponsored by the Women of the Moose at the Moose Hall, 58 West Ferguson avenue, at 8 p. m., Feb. 10. An admission price of 35 cents Includes cards, refreshments, and prizes. The card party committee Is composed of Mrs. Jean Casto, Mrs. Carole Moore, and Mrs. Virginia Searcy. Tickets are now being offered for sale by all members of the organization. Plans for the party were completed at the regular semi-monthly meeting of the group at the hall, Tuesday evening. Eleven applications for membership were read and accepted. Formal Initiation of these applicants will be conducted at the Jan. 24 meeting, Phllatheu at Church WOOD RIVER—Mrs. Clyde Borman, Mrs. John Sullivan, and Mrs. Sarah McMlllen will be the hostesses at tfie regular monthly meeting of the Phllathea class of the. First Baptist Church at the church at 7:30 p. m., Thursday. Zellermann In Area ' WOOD RIVER -y John Zeller- mann, secretary and treasurer of the United Farmers ,pf Illinois, spent today In this vicinity. The local meeting of the UFI is scheduled for Jan. 17 at the Knights of Pythias Hall, Edwardsville. READ TELEGRAPH WANT ADS LyU« remendous Reductions Year 'Round FUR LINED Zip Coats Now Only The warmest coats /or the coldest days . . . Amazing value*, at this exceptionally low price. Wool Broadcloths, Gabar- * dines, Suedes, Tweeds, with warm fur zip linings. (Also wool or leather linings.) New styles, new colors. Misses', Juniors', ' Women's Sizes. Fine Forstmann and Julliard broadcloth and Imported tweaal sip Una* Greasily JLwll onto WOOD RIVER, Jan. 11. — The first of two concerts to be given this year will be presented by the band of East Alton-Wood River Community High School at the school auditorium at 8 p. m. Thursday. Schuyler Alward, xylophonlst, and Miss Avis Miller, pianist, and accordionist, will be featured as guests soloists. Directed by C. L. Hughes, the concert will Incorporate the high school band of 50 pieces and will last an hour and 20 minutes. It Is sponsored by the Band Booster Club. Alward, who is connected with the National Band Instrument Service of St. Louis, appeared with the high school band last year. Miss Miller will accompany him on the piano as well as be a soloist on the' acordlon. Both have appeared in leading hotels of St. Louis. The concert program will Include, "March of the Spanish Soldiery" by De Smetsky; "Valse des Fleurs" by Tschalkowsky; "Themes from Symhony No. 6' by Tschaikowsky; "Jealousie" by Gann; "Waggery" for woodwinds, by Walters; "Medley of Waltzes" by Coward and "Hall of Fame" (march) by Olivadoti. No admission will be charged, but an offering will be taken at, the door. Jack Allen is president of the band and other officers are Gary Nelson, vice president, and Mary Wathern, secretary-treasurer. Jimmy Treat Is student director. Although band members represent all classes, most of them are lowerclassmen. About 300 patrons are sponsoring a new project for the band, initiated by the Band Boosters Club this year, called, "Sponsorship." Though the purchase of sponsorships by the 300 persons wishing to give civic support, funds have been raised to help towards band trips. An attractive program, listing the patrons, will be distributed at the first concert. Band members who will present the concert are mostly students traveled to the Cotton Carnival at Memphis, Tenn., in May last year. They hope to be able to return to Memphis again this year and also have planned several smaller trips. Missionary to Speak at Hartford HARTFORD, Jan. 11. — The Rev. B. Dawson, pastor of the Methodist Church, has announced that Dr. Ross, a former missionary from India, will speak at his church Friday evening at 7:30. The Methodist churches from South Roxana and Wanda will attend and services are open to the public. Teen-Agers Thursday HARTFORD — Teen-agers will meet this Thursday in the Civic League building instead of last Thursday at their regular time because the League building was not available. Announcing Birth HARTFORD — Mr. and Mrs. William Brawley of 205 East Hawthorne street are announcing the birth of a son, Gary Eugene born at 8:15 Sunday morning at the St. Elizabeth Hospital in Granite City. The baby weighed nine pounds and six ounces. The Bi-aw- leys have another son, Terry Lee, age 3. Attending MinUter Iimtilute HARTFORD — The Rev. Curtis Marshall of the Assembly of God Church is attending the ministers' institute in Wood River for three days this week. The mid-week services have been discontinued this week while he Is attending the meeting. Attends Wedding Anniversary HARTFORD — Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Fry of East Third street attended the golden wedding celebration of Fry's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Fry of St. Charles, Mo., Saturday. Open house was held Saturday afternon from two to eight with many friends and relatives attending. The Fry's are parents of nine children, 35 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. "Fun Night" for All HARTFORD — Parents of the junior high pupils are going to sponsor a "fun night" Friday evening, Jan. 20. The party Is open to the public and during the evening the group will play names, music and other entertainment along with refreshments. Water Supt. Out of HotpiUI HARTFORD - Ira Kirkpa/rlck, Hartford water superintendent, and Hartford coal dealer, returned Tuesday to his home from Alton Memorial Hospital, where he had been a patient since Jan. .1, following an emergency operation, He Is now making steady progress toward recovery, Hartford Notes HARTFORD - The Rev. and Mr*. Laverne Poole and daughter of Havana, III., and Mrs. Poole'* mother, Mrs. A. Slough of Minneapolis visited with the Rev. and Mrs. Maurice Powers. Mr*. Harold Hawkins of Springfield, III., returned home today after visiting her sister, Mrs. El. mer Fry. At the recent Munich Elecrlcal Fair, much Interest was shown In • new German radio model called "Rondo", built Into a. ceramic vase and fallowing a now line in Acoustic technique. . Wood River Woman 9 9 Club Entertains Junior Group WOOD RIVER, Jan. 11.—Mem. bers of the Junior Woman's Club were guests of the Wood River Woman's Club at n covered-dish supper and evening of rnrd piny- ing at the regular semi-monthly meeting of I he senior group, Tuesday evening, at Wood River School. Following the dinner, Mrs. II. C. Stover, president, Introduced and presented corsages 1o Mrs. G. C. Loivery, president of the Junior rtub; Mrs. Roy Adnms, Junior district chairman, and Mrs. R. B. Gillls, Junior contact, chairman. Each responded to (he Introduction. The dinner was served cafeteria style with white asters and candles as a centerpiece for the table. A ticket committee was named for the luncheon program, "Orchids to You," to be presented at Westinghouse in St. Louis. Committee members are Mrs. Rolla Hord, Mrs. Carl Kayser, Mrs. J. M. Delaney, Mrs. I,. A. Lohman, Mrs. George Strasser, Mrs. N. T, Robey, Mrs. Kenneth Hull, Mrs. E. B. Gillis, Mrs. L. F. Dlldine, Mrs. V. L. Brave, Mrs. E. L. Kimmel, Mrs. P. K. Malson, Mrs. Hugh Christy, Mrs. H. B. Klncald, and Mrs. A. R. Rich. The American Home Section of the Wood River Woman's Club was thanked by Mrs. Stover for presenting a bowl and candelabra to the club. Mrs. Virgil Parker announced that the American Home Section meeting for 1:30 p. m., Feb. 1, will be a style show of fashions at the Roundhouse. Featuring Nellie Don dresses, it will be directed by Mrs. Phoebe Goldberg, showing dresses of the past and present. The show Is open to both the Junior and Senior club membership, Prizes at cards were awarded Mrs. J. L. Sullivan, Mrs. Emil Naser, Mrs. Carter Moore, Mrs. T. J. Layman, Mrs. George Strasser, Mrs. Roger Holcomb, Mrs. Charles Meyer jr., Mrs. K. W. Bauer, Mrs. J. M. Oelnney. Mrs. C. W, Gibson, Mrs. Roy Adams, Mrs. , Herman Borgstedt, Mrs. F. J. Manning, Mrs. Philip Schoppet, and Mrs. Naomi Wiegand. KnMrrn Star Initiation WOOD RIVER — The Order of the Eastern Star will have a stated meeting and initiation at 7:45, Thursday, at Odd Fellows Hall. Godfrey Yotilh Passes Eagle Scout Exam GODFREY, Jan. 11, (Special)— Burdette Hazel wonder of Boy Scout. Troop 45, Godfrey, passed his eagle scout examination before the Boy Scout Hoard of Review last week, in Alton. Burdette is the second boy of Troop 45 to become an eagle. There are 1wr> other boys of the troop who are preparing to take the eacle examination In the spring ami summer. Rurdet.te Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Hazelwonrier. Chester Parrott is scoutmaster. To keep woolen garments from turning stiff and hard after wash- Ing, put a few drops of glycerine or a pinch of borax in the wash water. Mason Community Club to Meet GODFREY, Jan. 11, (Special) — The regular monthly meeting of the Mason School Community club will be held Friday at the school at 7:30 p. m. After the business session there will be a short program and a social hour, Godfrey PTA Meeting Tonight GODFREY.—The regular monthly meeting of the Godfrey Parent- Teacher Association will be held In the auditorium of the ichool tonight, beginning at 7:30 p. m. There will be a group dlscui- sion on "Child Development." Girl* of the upper grades will present a short, musical program and • a social hour will follow; \VSCS Meeting GODFREY.—The Woman's So- clety of Christian Service will hold Its regular meeting In the social hall of the Methodist Church, Thursday at 2 p. m. After the business meeting, the women will will enjoy a social hour. Mrs. Snwrle Dlei in Louisiana GODFREY.—Mr. and Mrs. Roy Maxfleld and Mr. and Mrs. Alex Crawford and daughter of St. Louis left Saturday for Delhi, La., having been called there because of the sudden death of Mrs. William Sawrie, the former Miss Clara Jane Crawford, who was well known here. Cause of death was not known at. the time of depar-' lure for the South. Return to Home in Indiana GODFREY.—Mr. and Mrs, Harold Chamberlain jr., and two daughters have returned to their home In Bloomington, Ind., after Pttttltt, Mr, M4 MM, Rtfftlt Chamberlain, Route 1. Chamber* Tain I* a Mttlor In thf nrnsto 4e* pertinent of the University of tfi» dlana. Mist Kathrine Chamber* lain arrived itM week from Holly, wood, Calif., to spend several months with her parent*, The Chamberlain* entertained with * family dinner at their home on Sunday and additional guests were Mrs. Samuel Llndley and ion, Samuel. Attend Granddaughter'* Christening GODFREY.-Mr. and Mr* Emll Schmoeller, Grace street, were gueiti of their son and daughter* In-law, Sunday, In Brighton and attended the christening of their daughter - in - law, Linda June Schmoeller, In the Presbyterian Church. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Schmoeller also are the parent* of three sons. Godfrey Notes. GODFREY.—Mrs. H. C. Holladay, Route 3, Is showing steady Improvement. Mrs. Holladay has been 111 for several weeks. Mrs. Howard Belt, who was admitted to Alton Memorial Hospital last week for medical treat. ment, is Improving and expects to return home the latter part of this week. William Nelder Is showing steady Improvement from several months' Illness. Bobby, Patty, and Tommy Camp, who have been 111 from whooping cough the past four weeks, are improving. Mrs. Harry Coleman, Route 2, returned to her home from Alton Memorial Hospital Sunday. She entered for major surgery sev. cral weeks ago. 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