Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 14, 1950 · Page 3
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Alton, Illinois
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Saturday, January 14, 1950
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SATUttftAY, JANUARY 14, 1950 ALTON KVftNtNO TftLEORAPH PAOI turn JerseyvillfRNA Installs Officers Mrs, Margaret Madden t 1950 Oracle JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 14. (Spe clal) — 1950 officers of Steelman camp, Royal Neighbors of Amerl ca, were seated at open Installa tlon ceremonies Thursday evening In the camp hall. Deputy Nelle Paul, Alton, wa Installing officer; Mrs. Freda In gersol), Installing marshal, and Mrs. Kate Atchlson, Installing chancellor. The new officers are Mrs. Mar garet Madden, oracle; Mrs. Helen Wiseheart, vice oracle; Mrs. Celia Kerns, past oracle; Mrs. Ethe Belt, chancellor; Mrs. Esther Stan ley, recorder; Mrs. Mae Nelson receiver; Mrs. Nelle Bell, marshal Mrs. Bessie Plummer, assistant marshal; Mrs. Clydia Daniels, In ner sentinel; Mrs. Elsie Long, out et sentinel; Mrs. Clara Erwln and Mrs Maude Langley, manager; Mis Helen Foster, musician; Mrs. Altha McDanlels, faith; Mrs. Margaret Edwards, courage; Mrs. Mary Koester, modesty; Mrs. Marj Stone, unselfishness; Mrs. Edna Jewsbury, endurance; Mrs. Gene- vleve Marsden, flagbearer; Mrs Mabel Springman, staff captain. Mrs. Beatrice Naylor sang original songs to the oracle, vice oracle and past oracle as they took their posts. Mrs. Mabel Springman composed the numbers. The Rainbow theme was used for the Installation, flowers in rainbow colors forming the decoration scheme in the hall. Rainbow streamers were carried by the four escorts for the officers, Janet Edwards, Dixie Wiseheart, Shirley Schleper and Sharon Lynn. Mrs. Celia Kerns,' past oracle, presented gifts to her staff of officers and the camp presented Mrs. Kerns with a gift. The in stalling officers also received gifts from the camp, Mrs. Gertrude Stewart making the presentation. Talks were made by various members. Following the installation refreshments were served by a committee composed of Mrs. William Sanders, Mrs. Eva Johnson, assisted by other members of the camp. Airmen Have Reunion in Memphis JERSEYVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Byron C. Gary and family have returned from a 10-day visit In Memphis, Tenn., where they were guests of Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Morton and family, Mr. and Mrs. William 'Stewart, and -Mr. and Mrs. Alex Reams. The four men served in the air corps in Corsica, Italy during World War II. Gary, Morton and Stewart were members of the same crew, and Reams, a crew chief at Corsica, became acquainted with the trio after their arrival in Italy. Return from Furniture Mart JERSEYVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Rodney C. Jacoby returned Thursday evening from Chicago, where they spent the past week at the Furniture Mart. Jacoby is a mem her of the local firm of Jacoby Brothers. Returns to California JERSEYVILLE — Ira Wells returned Friday to San Pedro, Calif., following a visit with relatives in Jerseyville and Alton. He came to be with his father, William Wells, who became ill during the holidays. Mrs. Ira Wells, who was called to Randolph, Ala., by the serious illness of her mother, is remaining there for a longer visit. Jerseyville Notes JERSEYVILLE — Mrs. Wilma Anderson was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, Alton, Wednesday, by Gubser ambulance for X-ray examination. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Dennis and son, Stephen, Mason City, 111., were guests Thursday at the home of their uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Adams of West Pearl street. They were en route to their home following a visit during the Christmas holidays with Mrs. Dennis' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie D. Day, in Phoenix, Ariz. Gerald Murphy was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, Wednesday, by Gubser ambulance. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Murphy of this city. A Hamburg, Germany, plant turning out $4.40 cameras at the rate of one a minute, expects to put 100,000 on the market soon. IT'S HOC BUTCHERIN' TIME IN CALHOUN—and these two specialists, joe Herkert, left, and W. M Zipprich, right, demonstrate their skill.on a porker on'Herbert's farm, about a mile south of Michael on Route 100. In the background are Jimmie and |oe Herkert, twins. The men butchered two hogs Wednesday. . The meat is retained for home use.—Staff photo. Jersey Presbyterians Choose Officers at Annual Meeting 20 Masonic Lodges Attend Jersey Meet JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 14. (Spa cial)—Twenty Masonic lodges from six states were represented at th meeting of Jerseyville Lodge 394 Wednesday evening, at which tim the third degree was conferred o two candidates. States represented included Min nesota, Kansas, Tennessee, Indiana Pennsylvania, and Illinois. The candidates on whom th dgree was conferred wer"e Wilbu F. Bean and Orvllle H. Rhoades. To Assist With Publication JERSEYVILLE — Miss Barbar Garber, who is a second year stu dent at Blackburn College, Carlin ville, has been appointed copy writer and lay out editor of "Bea er Tales," the college year book While a pupil at Jerseyvill Community High School, sh served as co-editor of the "J," th 1 ocal- annual year book. Miss Gar >er is the daughter of Mr. an Mrs. William Garber, ferseyans to Attend WCTU State Institut JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 14. (Spe cial) — Representatives of th Vomen's Christian 1 Temperano Union plan to attend the state nstitute of the WCTU for Bond Jersey, Macoupin, Montgomery 'erry, Madison, St. Clair, and Randolph counties, at the Baptis Church In Wood River, Jan. 26 'he meeting convenes at 10 a. m Among the speakers appearing >n the program will be .Mrs. H. F lenrichs, state recording secre ary; Mrs. Pearl Reisacher, state irector of temperance and mis Ions; Mrs. L. Marston, state direc or of child welfare, and Mrs. W O. O'Neal, state president. Promoted to First Lieutenant JERSEYVILLE—Jerseyville rel- tives of Edwin J. Chappell have eceived word of his promotion to he rank of first lieutenant. He is tationed at Newport. News, Va .,t. Chappell Is the son of Mrs. R Clyde Chappell, Jerseyville. ersey Insurance Company Elects JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 14. (Speal)—The Jerseyville Mutual Fire nsurance Co. held its annual meeting Tuesday at Chapman Hall The secretary's report showed 5,411,358 insurance in effect, a aln of $221,105 during the year, 'he company has operated since 872. The report reveals a sur- lus of $35,744.92 in the treasury. The following officers were amed: Ira Cottingham, president; 'enry Goetten, vice president; Wbur Rowden, treasurer; Melba 'oble, secretary; Edward Wendle, am Schafer, F. H. Schroeder, Ot o Schneider, J. R. Fulkerson, and '. B. Ruyle, directors, I'D RATHER BE SURE It'i natural for man to * worry about their family's welfare in the future, That's why I took out a full coverage (iff intur- anct policy. I'd rather to turt. . ., It •• Mr* — Dial Mill JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 14. (Special) — The First Presbyterian Church conducted its annual congregational meeting Wednesday evening at the church, at which time "officers were chosen for 1950 and annual business transacted. The Rev. David B. Maxton, pastor, was moderator. The member ship of the church was reported to be 447, with 37 members received during the year. At the electidn of officers, Paul Staley was named to the board of elders to succeed himself, and William A. Rice was elected an elder for four years, to succeed R. H. Voorhees, who served two terms. The following were named deacons for three year terms: Lavernc Tuetken, to succeed Wayne, V. Williams; Raymond Chipman, succeeding Jack Hormell; Harold Lee Walkington, to succeed Chris Ringhausen, who had served two terms. The deaconesses chosen were Mrs. Vera DeCourey and Mrs. Catherine Parsell, to succeed themselves; and Mrs. Helen Suddes, to succeed Mrs. Nettie Long. Richard H. Voorhees was -named trustee to succeed Paul Staley, who rotated out after two terms; and Dr. R. G. Mindrup, to succeed Charles Ringhausen, sr., who had served two terms and rotated'out of office. The Rev. Maxton will install the new officers at the morning services Sunday. Reports of the various church organizations were given as follows: Junior Westminster Fellowship, Helen Margaret Bloomer, president; Senior Westminster Fellowship, Joetta Mensing, president; Sunday school treasurer's report prepared by Miss Marie Hall, secretary-treasurer; given by the Rev. Maxton; Esther Bible class, Mrs. E. A. Houseman, treasurer; women's 'organizations of church, Mrs. Robert Gledhill, president, and treasurer's report of the group by Mrs. E. A. Houseman, treasurer; Board of Deaconesses, Mrs. Irene Schmidt, chairman of board; benevolence treasurer, Herbert G. Veely, treasurer; church treasurer, C. G. Reddish; quilting society, Mrs. Maude Chappell, treasurer. A motion by Elder F. A. DuHad- way, seconded by John Suddes, :hat, at the request of the pastor, :he congregation join with the fresbytery to dissolve the pastoral relations of the Rev. David B. Maxton and the Jerseyviile church as of Jan. 17, and that delegates to he Presbytery be designated as commissioners to prosecute the motion to dissolve, relations. The lev. Maxton has accepted a call to he Ffcrst Presbyterian Church in Sterling, 111. Tentative date for the next annual meeting of the church was set " r Jan. 10, 1951. Following the meeting, an Informal farewell reception, honoring he Rev. and Mrs. Maxton was glv- m by the congregation. The Rev. Maxton and H. G. Neely attended a meeting of the Alton Presbytery in Alton, Thurs- lay, at which time the pastoral re- ations of the Rev. Maxton from Calhoun Phone Bills to Shoir Rate HARDIN, Jan. 14. — (Special.) —The next bill Hardin telephone users will receive will show the increased rates granted some time ago by the Illinois Commerce Commission to the Illinois Commercial Telephone Co., which owns the lines in Pike and North Calhoun Counties. This part of the Illinois Commercial lines consists of 37 exchanges, which were purchased by the company a few years ago from Glandon Telephone- Co. According to the owners, this system is still operating under rates set in 1917. Their petition to the commerce commission stated that increased labor and 'material costs made it impossible for the company to continue operations at the old rates. Increases to users of private telephones will average from 50 to 75 cents per month, while business phones will be increased from $1.25 to $1.75 more per month. Jerusalem and Galilee, in Israel, are building airports. William Dougherty Buys Jerseyville Hatchery JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 14. (Special)—William Dougherty has purchased Manning & Manning Hatchery at 703 South State street. The hatchery was formerly operated by Manning & Manning in conjunction with their poultry and egg business here. The Brown Produce Co. of Farina recently bought the poultry and egg business of the partnership. Dougherty is an experienced hatcheryman and has announced the first hatch will be ready Feb. 2. the Alton Presbytery and the Jerseyville Church were dissolved. WHERE SUBMARINE LIES ON IOTTOM-A marker buoy (left foreground) from the British submarine Truculent marks the area in the Thames estuary where the rammed underseas craft lies on the bottom 54 feet below the surface after sinking in a collision with the Swedish\tanker Divina last night. A Royal Navy salvage vessel stands by as divers attempt to find signs of life aboard the submarine. It is not known whether the buoy was jarred loose by Ihe impact of the collision or released by trapped crewmen.—AP Wirephoto by radio from London. • of that experience wa» in Jetiey County. ' Me Is affiliated ttlth local lodges, and has been active In various civic affairs. Other Republican candidate* who have announced for sheriff are Al* bert D. Bradley, H. H. Blackorby jr., Herman C. Kirchner, and Claude S. MaGuire. Democrats who have announced thus far for the Democratic nomination are James Alvey, James Long, and Lioyd Weller. Former Jerseyan Hurt In Fall at Alton Home JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 14. (Special)—Phil Taylor, Alton, former resident of Jerseyville, Is a patient at St. Joseph's Hospital for treatment of injuries received In a fall III the basetnefit ft Ml MM Thursday. Johfl Taylor, fleldofl, • DMfMf of the injured tM«H, Wit callM M Alton Thursday becftiite ttt thf ftt* ter's condition. The Following iNw In Our Thursday Ad Shd»M Have Read at Site R I NSO WASHING POWDER THRIFTY DRU8 ITORII Alton— Wood Hirer— JerteyvHIe 19' WINTER WONDERLAND—A heavy six to eight-inch snow, blown in by 30-35 mph. winds, made a winter wonderland of streets in Bellingham, Wash., yesterday. It was tough for '.he utility companies, but oh!—how the kids loved it.—AP Wirephoto. E. Meyer Seeks Jersey Nomination JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 14. (Special)—E. W. Meyer of this city announced officially Friday afternoon that he is a candidate for the Republican nomination for sheMff of Jersey County. His petition has been circulated and will be filed on the opening day for filing petitions. Meyer served as deputy sheriff 1.11 XT ttl T rit tit- In \llovvnncf FRIGIDA1RE < out pi t-t e l,iu«*— Kiis.t 'IV mi-* SCHWARTZ APPLIANCE CO. :t4 \\ KKIUil SON \\ K. \\OOI) KIYKK. II.I.. I'HONK 4 »:«4I for Sheriff C. E. Wedding when the first deputy, Herman C. Kirchner, was a surgical patient in a hospital for soipe time. Meyer has had extensive business experience and for 24 years was in the employ of the Illinois Manufacturing Co. Sixteen years For awe-inspiring beauty, take a mythical trip up the Mississippi River . . . through the magic of the camera lens . . . "SCENES ALONG THE Me ADAMS HIGHWAY" This book contains eight color and 29 black and white illustrations of the scenes published in th* Telegraph last fall. We Are Placing Them On Sa/e at: if Mather-Morrison if Peters Gift Shop if Godwin Supply Store if Both Boster's News Stands if Broadway News Stand if Photo Art Shop In Addition to Selling Them Over Our Own Counter. Price n ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH REMEMBER PRESCRIPTION SERVICE Doily 9 A. M. to 10 P. M WE DO DELIVER Sunday and Holidays. 9 A. M to 1 P. M—4 P. M. to 10 P .M. Sickness and accidents may come at any time and we are here to serve YOU »nd YOUR Doctor morning, afternoon and evening. Foster's Drug Store 280 EAST BROADWAY DIAL 2-28S2 SAVE TIME BY ASKING YOUR DOCTOR TO PHONE US TONIGHT AT THE STATI ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE EXCHANGE CLUE MILK AND MEDICAL CARE FUND .ALL SEATS SOc YOUR HALF DOLLAR GOES DIRECTLY TO THE FUND- ALL EXPENSES ARE DONATED. SHOW STARTS 11:30 P. LOOK AT THE PROGRAM 3 fttoog• Comtdy- "ALL GUMMED UP" Carioon- "TOWY TURVY" JOHN WAYNE GAIL RUSSELL - IN "THE ANGEL AND THE BADMAN" "' I'M GLAD I TOOK BEN FRANKLIN'S ADVICE!" Says one' of our clients . . . TI7ISE OLD BEN was always urging people to save a part of what they earned. I've taken his advice... banked a few dollars every week. Now I've got a sizable nest-egg for future use, and it sure gives me a grand feeling!" YOU can share that feeling. Start a Savings Account at Wedge bank with your next income check. Or plan .to increase the one you already have, with regular deposits. Growing With Alton For 47 Years OPEN SUNDAY 8 A. M. TO 12 NOON MEATS and FRYERS Available NOTTOLI BROS. Highland and Gold Sts. 1 2STORU SUPER MARKET 2SOO HHkrtrt Av*

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