Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 13, 1950 · Page 24
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 24

Alton, Illinois
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Friday, January 13, 1950
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PAOft TWttNTY'POUR William H. White Dies at Age 71 William H. White, 71, of 2336 ferown, a retired tinsmith, died Thursday at. 3:40 p. m. In Alton Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient for two weeks. He , had been In falling health for several months. Born at Blue Mound, March 10, 1878, he resided there until moving to Alton 20 years ago. He had been in the tinning business at Blue Mound and after coming to Alton had been employed for 10 years at. the Y. M. C. A. While at Blue Mound he had affiliated with the Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Anna White; two daughters, Mrs. Franklin L. Hack, Alton, and Mrs. Roy DeVorc. Stoninglon, 111., a son, Charles J. White of Seagraves, Tex., three brothers, Louis, Harry, and Arllc White, and a sistnr, Mrs. Roscoe Cook, all of Blue Mound; eleven grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. His son Is en- route to Alton and expects to arrive hero tonight. The body Is at. the Gent funeral home pending funeral arrangements. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p. m. today. Mrs. Brewster, 71, Dies; Rites Sunday Mrs. Leila Brewster, 71, died Thursday at. 7 p. m. In St. Joseph's Hospital where she had been a patient since Jan. .1. A former resident of Fleldon, Jersey County, Mrs. Brewster had made her home recently at Lor- ctta Home, 417 Prospect. She was born .Tan. 23, 1878, In Godfrey, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Chambers, an old and well-known family. She attended the Godfrey schools and was graduated from St. Louis City Hospital School of Nurses Training, While residing in Fieldon she affiliated with the Evangelical Church there and also belonged to the Royal Neighbors lodge and to Jerseyville Chapter of Eastern Star lodge. Surviving are a son, Borland M. Brewster, Alton; a brother, Jacob Chambers, Godfrey, and three grandchildren, Carol, Joan, and David Brewster. Funeral rites will be conducted Sunday at 2 p. m. in Streeper funeral home. Burial will be in Godfrey cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 p. m. today. Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK" ALTON tVBtttNO T1LEORAPH FRIDAY, JANUARY II, IIM BOYS' LUGS BOLD and BRA WHY • Practical • Comfortable Ox-Blood Color*. Boys' Slses 11 to >. You'll like the he-nun handsome styjing of these blucher styled oxfords with heavy lug soles. Come in today for yours! WESTERN FAREWELL DINNER FOR REV. AND MRS. LAWRENCE GRAVES at the Godfrey Congregational Church Thursday evening. Rev. Craves is leaving shortly to go to Oxford, Mich From left: C. A. Nicolct. master of ceremonies; Robert Copley, Rev. Graves, )oanne Graves, Mrs. Graves, Sally Graves, Mrs. Nancy Copley, a daughter, L. Hickerson.—Staff photo. . Upper Alton SHOE STORES Between OAK a ml SPRING Stroeti 804 EAST BROADWAY To Join llunlwml Mrs. Jackson Nichols, 2640 Grandview, plans to Join her hus- bnnd at Helena, .Mont., in about two weeks. He was sent to thnt plnce hy the American Smelting Co., nnd arriving there Wednesday, talked to his wife by telephone. At time ot the call, temperatures were in tho freezing zone, he said. The Nichols rqBMence has been sold to Miss Leonn Teter, dean of girls ol Alton high school and her sister, Miss Beatrice Teter, of East Junior faculty, who are now living in Godfrey. Bur 15 Electn Officer* Bar 15 Riding Club held Its annual election of officers Tuesday night at the office of Coca Cola Bottling Co., the office of the retiring president, C. P. Schwartz- kopff. Frank Calvin of Moro was elected president; C. P. Schwartz- kopff, vice-president; Mrs. Ernest Yeager of Moro, secretary-treasurer; Mrs. Ruth Baker and Charles Rotsch, the latter of East Alton, to augment a board of four other directors, Hubert Fairless, Ben Spurgeon, Stanley Dnlton and Bob Baker. The retiring officers are C. P. Schwartzkopff, Charles Rotsch and Nell Schwnrtzkopff. The Club will meet Feb. 6 at the Coca Cola plant to continue plans for the holding of two fun shows this year. linn Dorsey Here Ben Dorsey of Washington, D. C., was in Alton yesterday visiting friends as he was enroute to Chicago to attend a sporting goods show. He owns and operates a sporting goods store in Washington. Dorsey, born and reared in Alton Is the son of the late Edward Dorsey and Mrs. Ben Lindas of Arlington, Va. He plans to return to spend a couple of days here about Jan. 19. Been With Failing Mother Mrs. E. J. Reed, 863 Washington, and her brother, William Reed, 3510 Coronado, are home from Eldorado where they have been spending much time in recent weeks with their mother, Mrs. Ada Baker. Mrs. Baker, who was 94 years old Monday, became bedfast soon after leaving Alton in October to spend the winter with her daughter, Mrs. Silas" Combs, Word from Eldorado yesterday said she was sinking rapidly. (fathering Honom Veteran Ronald Redman, discharged from service Jan. 2 at Tacoma, Wash., with the rank of Sergeant was the guest of honor at a gathering held Wednesday night at the home of a brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. N. V. Hatcher, 3318 Franor. The veteran Is with his parents, Mr. and Mrs, Samuel Redman, 3522 Glllham. Games were played and the rest of the evening was spent 'visiting' as people do when they have much to tell. Christmas gifts, which had been awaiting Redman's arrival home, were presented. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Redman and daughter, Dolores; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Redman and children, Bobby and Susan; Mr. and Mrs. Vernell Hatcher and three children, Reggie, Drcna, and Paul; Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Sturdevant and son, Danny; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Redman and daughter, Sherry; and Miss Dolores Schumacher. Homo From Hunting Trip Alvis A. Dilback, 704 Milton road, is home from a hunting tour through Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana and Tennessee, which netted him a deer and 24 ducks. ; He was Rone three weeks. The deer, an 11 point buck, was killed near Monroe, La., and the meat, was frozen. The head will be mounted. Home From Funeral Mr. and Mrs. Wendell B. Sitze, 2736 Salii; Mr. nnd Mrs. Charles Clark, 2624 .Powhaton; Mrs. Ro- sctta Sitze, 2610 Sidney and son, Orviile; Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Cook and Mr. nnd Mrs. Fred Rickman and daughter of East Alton are home from Grassy, Mo., where they attended the funeral of Noah Slt/e, Wednesday. Mr. Sitze, father of Mr. Sitze and Mrs. Clark was born and reared on the farm where his death occurred Sunday. He wns in his seventy-seventh year. KummuKc Sale Jan. 19 A rummage sale will be held Thursday, Jan. 19 at 624 East Third by members of Altar Society of St.. Matthews Catholic Church. Tho sale is In charge of Mrs. W. Bleem and Mrs. F. Kratschmer. Plans for the sale were made at the monthly meeting of the Society Wednesday, the meeting having been postponed from last week. Plans were also made for a pivot card party to be held Friday, Feb. 17 with Mrs. Harold Barnhorn as party chairman. A covered dish dinner was held at Wednesday's meeting, the business meeting followed and a social hour was enjoyed afterward with Mrs. David Zumwalt getting the day's prize. O and G Clans Tonight Members of the G and G Class of College Avenue Presbyterian Church will meet at 6:30 this evening with their families for a covered dish supper in the Sawyer Room. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Reeves and Mr. and Mrs. Roy C. Gunter will be hosts. There will be a program of motion pictures during the evening that will interest both adults and children, Inciipicituted h.v Full Mrs. LaVerne Parrfsh, 1806 Washington and a clerk at the Kelly Market, Is still confined to her home from injuries sustained when she was pulling her children, Jeri and Janet on a sled Sunday morning. A muscle at the heel of her right foot was severed. Hiiritul in Fowter Township Mrs. Carrie Seller Carson, resident of Bethesdn-Dilworth Home, St. Louis, who died Friday morn- Ing, wns burled on the farm on Seminary road, where she was reared. The cemetery, known as Ingerso), is a part of the farm that belonged to her father, the late August Seller, and now the home of a brother, Frank. Funeral services were held at Williams Funeral home and were attended by Frank Seller, Alfred Seller, Mr. and Mrs. John Seller, and Mrs. Willard Mueller of Alton. The funeral party was met at the cemetery by a group of neighbors, who after the rites, went to the farm house to visit Mrs. Frank Seller, who has been ill for five weeks. Pallbearers at the funeral were Wesley Grau) and Edward Voumard and four nephews, Willard Mueller, Alfred Seller, Paul Nirsch and Ronnie Seller. Attend Quarterly Meeting Mrs. J. C. Martin, Mrs. Bob Richardson, Mrs. Lloyd Corn, Mrs. Chester Barber and Mrs. Clyde Taylor went, to Granite City this morning to attend the quarterly meeting of the Woman's Mission ary Union. The group represents the union from Calvary Baptist Church. The meeting Is held at Second Baptist in Granite City. Plan Kid Party Young folk of Free Methodist Church planned a kid party to be held Jan. 19 at the home of Nelrose and Naomi Baker, 626 Washington, at their monthly meeting held last night at the church. After the business session, work of redecorating the basement was continued, the project having been started two weeks ago. Returns to Former Home Mr. and Mrs. Earle Cameron, who have been living at 608 Milton road, since early fall, have returned to their former home, Springfield, 111. While here, Mr. Cameron was associated with the Illinois-Misouri Construction Co., and he is now with the Lincoln National Life Ins. Co. Postponed from Last Friday Postponed from last Friday, the monthly meeting of the Mio Mlo class of Main Street Methodist Church will be held tonight. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Fichtel and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Galliher will be hosts. Troop Elects Girl Scout Troop 63, Horace Mann school, met yesterday afternoon and elected officers. Patsy Vineyard was chosen president; Joan McKelvy, vice-president; Margaret Wilson, secretary; Elva Groshan, treasurer; reporter, Nancy Haynes; and Marqulta Keasler, doer-keeper. Mrs. Dean Vineyard and Mrs. Don DeFrates are leaders. Notes Mrs. Thomas C. Culley of Kansas City is in Alton to be with her sister, Miss Bertha Malson, 1411 Main, who underwent surgery at St. Joseph's Hospital. Mrs. Culley plans to remain here several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Jacoby, who have been living on Western, have taken possession of their new ranch-type brick residence that has only been completed on Mills street. Homer Clark jr., and Earl Roth, both of Upper Alton Department Store, are in Orleans, Ind., attending a trap shoot. They expect to return to Alton Tuesday, Miss Betty Lee Macdonald, 3709 Aberdeen, was taken to St. Anthony's Infirmary suffering from a strep infection of the throat. Betty attends Alton High school. Miss Nancy Haynes. TWA hostess between Kansas City and New York, will be in Alton this week end to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Haynes, 3026 College. This is her first visit home since Christmas Day when Mr. and Mrs. Haynes accompanied her by plane to New York for a five-day visit. . DR. EVILYN MILLS DUVALL, second from left, executive secretary of the National Council on Family Relations, Chicago, meets with welcoming committee of Monticello College .students. Dr, Duvall spent Thursday and Friday at the college, conducting assemblies and meeting'With discussion groups. Left to right; Barbara Bauknight, Ganado, Tex.; Dr. Duvall; Joanne Parrlsh, 150V Liberty, Alton; jane English, Kansas City, Mo.; Carolyn Slack, Denver, Colo ; Anne Deem, Dayton, Ohio; and (seated on floor) Anne Block, Beverly Hills, Calif.—Photo by Joseph A. Russo. East Alton Lumber Firm Opens Mar. 1 St. Louis Chain to Bid for Area Trade EAST ALTON, Jan. 13—A new entry in the Alton area's lumber business is promised for March 1. Under construction on St. Louis avenue here are quarters for the new lumber yard-of the Hill-Beban Lumber Co. of St. Louis. The East Alton branch will be the eleventh In the St. Louis area for the firm, according to Clyde Stevenson, vice president. Stevenson said a local man would be placed in charge as manager, though setting up of ^he mill will be under Stevenson's supervision. He said the plant would handle •not only lumber,»but hardware as well. The firm already is doing considerable business in the Alton area, he said. An office building, 60 by 30 feet, and a lumber shed 100 by 24 feet are among the buildings being erected on the property, which is immediately across St. Louis ave» nue from Bowl Inn. Secretaries Hear Dr. John G. GUI Alton chapter, National Secretary's Association, and guests were welcomed to dinrier at the Young Women's Christian Association by Miss Lovetta Beck. The speakers' table was arranged with an unique fountain surrounded by water lillles and vines and flanked by candelabra. Dr. John G. Gill, pastor of the Unitarian church, WHS guest speaker and was Introduced by Mrs. Richard Gross, chairman of the committee on arrangements. Dr. Gill gave a review of "Life and Message of Albert , Schweitzer", by Mangus Ratter. Miss Ruby Martin and Miss Helen Cope sang the official song of the association and Mrs. Virgil Leonard spoke to the chapter regarding the fundamental purpose of the National Secretary's Association. Following the program Miss Beck presided at a short business session. Miss Delphine Henry, chairman of the scholarship committee, gave a detailed report on the functioning of the committee. Miss Beck and Miss Henry were elected as delegates to the first convention of the Illinois chapter of N.S.A. to be held in Peorla early in February. Miss Katherine McKernan and Mrs. Virgil Leonard assisted Mrs. Gross with the program arrangements nnd Miss Florence Moody was a guest of the club. ELECTRIC REDUCES PRICES ON WASHERS GENERAL Hit a full eight-pound capacity. • Adjustable wringer with balloon rollers, auick-setting pressure release. • Exclusive C-E activator washing action assures cleaner clothes. • lacked by C-E's unconditional guar antee. IUY General • Electric AT ALTON S IROADWAY" (Alton's Franchised Dealer) \Rejular $109.95 vahw $ 89 95 BROADWAY 0BNBBJUL01IBCTBK SOI I AST IIOADWAY • t»MOllf t»SI»t Meeting of 8 & 40 Salon Postponed Because of- hospitalization of one lostess and -illness of two members of the family of another hostess, a meeting of Madison County Salon, Eight & Forty, scheduled for next Tuesday night at Mineral Springs Hotel, has been postponed until next month. Mrs. IVK Sanderson of 2352 Central, one of the hostesses, is a patient In St. Joseph's Hospital preparatory to undergoing surgical treatment, and Fred Hite, husband of Mrs. Bertha • Hite, one of the other hostesses, Is a patient in St. Anthony's Infirmary isolation department, 111 of diphtheria. Hite, a letter carrier in the Alton Post Office, has been a patient in the infirmary since last Friday. Mrs. 'Elaine Jefferson, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hite, who also has been ill of diphtheria, has been released from quarantine and returned Wednesday to the Hite home from the infirmary. Mrs. Harry Mahoney, another member of the Eight & Forty, Is a patient in St. Anthony's Infirmary for treatment of a respiratory ailment. Italian Court Considers Rossellini Annulment TURIN, Jan. 13, IS>> — An Ital- an court today took up film direc- or Rossellini's petition for recognition of an Austrian de- ree ending his marriage to his wife Marcella. The court here Is expected to give its decision by the end of the week, Young Wonen to Present'Follies' People of Alton wtll have an opportunity to display their talents In a home-cast "Follies," to be presented at the Alton High school auditorium April 20 and 21. The "Follfes" wlM be sponsored by Alton Young Woman's club and will be in charge of the Jerome Cargtll organisation of New York. The club Is making plan* for a "talent" party for tryouts. The business manager of the company Is expected In Alton In about two nKVHK A member of tne ' r —--. _ orianltatlon met with tne boerrt member* of the club at a special meeting last month. funds received from the produc* tlon will be used lor e special project of the dub. The project li a "youth recreational program," for which the club has big plan*. The club hope* to obtain a building for a youth center. ^ , Saturday at 8 p.m. • box social will b« held at the Jouett auction house and money from the boxes sold will be applied to the youth program. ____ Argentine has found a ne* source of < camphor, It* Mlnlrter of Agriculture announced. New Village on Map The village of Ac, near Duffrles, Scotland, a forerunner of other villages of-its type, came into being recently when the first four families moved in. The villages, complete with stores, playfields, church and town hall, are being established by the Forestry Department as homes for forest workers. WE GIVE EAGLE STAMPS THIES COLLEGE and WASHINGTON DHY OOODi YOUR SHOPPING CENTER JANUARY SPECIALS THE FOLLOWING MERCHANDISE IS BEING PLACED ON SALE TOMORROW AT _ DRASTIC REDUCTIONS CHENILLE ROBES Our entire stock of chenille robes is reduced. Ladles' and children's sices. $2.98 Valuts . . • ...... $l.tB $5.95 Valuas ...... . . $3.95 $7.48 Valuas ...... . . $5.95 $6.48 Valuas . . ...... $4.95 CHILDREN'S UNION SUITS Children's 2 piece slipover short sleeve shirts with button on putties. B8c value. Sites 2 to 8 ................ • COWBOY SCARFS Made of satin 28"x28" wide In purple, gold, red, green, > I QJE etc. $2.00 value ....... ................................ IsWP LADIES' PANTIES A large variety of materials and styles. Made of rood 9R* quality rayon. Values to 8Bc. Sale price .............. • • • • *»J» Values to 11.00. .411* Sale price . ................................ ••• .......... ^** MEN'S PLAID FLANNEL SHIRTS A rood assortment of plaids In most all sices. $2.48 values WOOL SHIRTS Boy's all wool plaid shirts, lumber Jack styles. Sices 8 and 10 only. $6.95 value • • • • '1.95 •3,88 CHILDREN'S ANKLETS Children's Anklets. Values up to S9c. Group 1 .... 15c pair Group 2 .... 19c pair HOUSE FROCKS Ladles' house dresses. Mostly size 14 and 16. Some shws 18 and 20. Also a few size 46. Values up to 13.95. $1 QK Sale price BOYS' ROBES Made of a special robe cloth. Navy blue only. Neatly trimmed. Sices 8-13 and 14. A former $3.95 value. $1 AA Only S garments. Sale price ; • •"** LADIES' DRESSES Materials of Frost Point, gaberdines, crepes, etc. Not all sices, but they are exceptional values. $8.75 DRESSES ....... $4.88 $9.95 DRESSES $5.88 \You owe it to your fatuity « Bread rfiat MM* MUVBFf Tf and more for your money, penny for penny, dun any other bread emonf Ameriee'e 10 leading brand*. PffffC became Marvel Bread'* specially rich formula calls for the very beet ingredient* obtainable. it dated fresh daily. because Marvel Vou h*v« your choice of 14 differrnl vsrielies of Marvel >iM<t every day at t -" 19* because A*P guarantee* double* youMnoney-back if you're not! 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