Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 14, 1950 · Page 5
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Alton, Illinois
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Saturday, January 14, 1950
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•ATUKDAY. JANUAHY 14, 1*50 RNAatforden Installs Of fkers Mrs, Jennie Lamb is New Oricle WORDEN, ,t«n. 14. (Special) Mn. Jennie B, Lamb wag installed oracle of Emm» camp, Roval Neighbor* of America, Wednesday evening. Other officers - Installed' were Mri. Ella Dootey, past oracle; Mrs. Jeart MMltielll, vice oracle; Mrs. Nancy Best, chancellor; Mrs. Mary Birmingham, recorder; Mrs. Car rle Zlrges, receiver; Mrs. Minnie Sllvka, marshal; Mrs. Eva Sandbach, assistant marshal; Mrs. Cora Madoux, Inner sentinel;, Mr*. Yo lands Bagallo, outer scntlnal. Mrs. Ella Dooley and Mr*. Clara Dooley, managers; Mrs. Eunice Sandbach, musician; Mrs. Clara Schneider, faith; Mrs. Ncnmo Demlng, courage; Mrs. Lillian Clardy, modesty; Mrs. Dorothy Edwards, unselfishness; Mrs. Florence wohlert, endurance; Mrs. Anna Olive, flag bearer; Mrs. Margaret King, juvenile director, and MM. Carrie Zlrges, degree captain. Installing officers were Mrs. Ed Sandbach, Mri. August Zlrges, Mrs. Bed Demlng, and Mrs. Afeel Olive Following the Installation, a luncheon was served by Mrs, Abel Olive, Mn. Ed Sandbach, Mrs. R C. Dooley, and Mrs. Kenneth Dooley. Fidelity Baptist Society Meets FIDELITY, Jan. 14. (Special)— The Missionary society of the Baptist Church met Wednesday afternoon at the- home of Mrs. Hugh Moore. Mrs. George Bell and Miss Mary Lucille Moore were hostesses. There were 16 present. Mrs. Dale Moore lead the devotional period. Refreshments were served by the hostesses. The next meeting will be Feb. 8 at the home of Mrs. Francis Darr. Fidelity Notes FIDELITY — Mrs. C. H. Yocum In a patient In Jewish Hospital, St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. George Bell and Judy Mogg attended the funeral Of Miss Julie Bildetbeck in Alton, Monday. Mrt, Mary Lutz, Medora, spent Friday afternoon with her daughter, Mrs. Frank Wayman. Mrs. Ida Proffer, 6J, Jersey, Dies JKRSEYVILLE, Jan. 14.—(Special.)— Mri. Ida M. Proffer, 67 widow of Albert Proffer, died at 1:80 a. m. today at her residence on Marlon street. She was taken suddenly 111 and died soon after neighbors heard her calling Coroner Rodney C. Jacoby today was to investigate circumstances of the death. Mrs. Proffar was born April 15 1881, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Russell Mullikan. She is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Emma C. Devening >of Kane, and Mrs. Henry Devening of Fieldon. The body may be viewed after 10 a. m. Sunday at the Jacoby funeral home. The funeral will be at Jacoby's at 2 p. m. Monday, with burial In Oak Grove cemetery. ONtMSAl N011V OCCUPANT OF WRECKED CAR LIES ON STREET — Otis Coble, occupant of a car which was wrecked this morning in front of 1211 Washington, lies on the street awaiting the ambulance. He suffered apparent injuries to a leg and lacerations and head injuries. The car is at right.—Ph6to by jimmy Sokolowski. Stephen Todd, Carrollton. Dies CARROLLTON, Jan. 14. (Special)—Stephen Todd, 72, a retired cattle breeder, died Friday at 10:30 a. m. in Tower View Nursing Home. He had been a patient In the nursing home for three weeks, and previously had been hospitalized at Boyd Memorial Hospital. Todd was born in Greene County, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ted Todd. He had resided all of his life In the County, Surviving are two half-sisters, Mrs, , Neil Gilleland, Carrollton, and Mrs. Roy Taylor, Wisconsin. Funeral rites will be conducted Sunday at 2 p. m. in Mehl funeral home. Burial will be in Borlin cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home. Conduct Last Rites for Carrollton Resident CARROLLTON, Jan. 14. (Spe. cial) — Funeral rites for Mrs. Lulu Nelson, 89, widow of Howard Nelson, who died Thursday, were conducted at 3:30 p. m. today at her late residence by the Rev. C. C. Benedict, pastor of First Presbyterian Church. Burial was In Ccrrollton cemetery. Calhoun Revival Slated for Tuesday HARDIN, Jan. 14.—(Special.)— A one > day Inter - denominational revival will be held Tuesday, Jan. 17, at Summit Grove Nazarene Church. Feature of the program will be a sermon by a layman, William J. Nelson, Hamburg. Nelson Is a Re- CAR CRASHES INTO POLE — Auto going north in Washington avenue this morning failed to make the turn at Donald street and hit a tree in the yard at 1211 Washington, then a telephone pole. >ie of the occupants was badly injured, and required ambulance transportation to the hospital. — 3 hoto by jimmy Sokolowski. North Alton Businessmen to Elect Officers The Northside business men will have their annual election of officers at a meeting at 7:30 p. m., Tuesday, at Northside shelterhouse All members have been urged tc attend to make plans for the com ing year and to be on hand at the installation of the newly-elected officers, which will take place a the same meeting. Young Men to Meet Early Northside Young Men's Club wil meet at 6:30 p. m., Monday at the shelterhouse. Several .members arc planning to attend the senior class play at Alton High School, so the meeting has been moved up from 7:30. The club will receive a report of the piny presented by the Boosters and'Ladies' Auxiliary at 4-lie shelterhouse, Friday, and plans for Thursday evening' program will be made. Members who are going to the high school play will have a social hour following the business session. • Officer. Elected Mrs. Frank Bowers was elected president of the Ladies' Aid Society of Elm Street Presbyterian Churqh Thursday at the church. Diner officers elected were Mrs. lussell Burke, vice-president; Mrs. C. W. Crockett, secretary; and Mrs. Henry Reining, treasurer. lubllean candidate for the office of Bounty treasurer in this spring'* >rimary. Other speakers on the program vill be the Rev. R. Winegarden, he Rev. Estill Bettls, the Rev. W. .,. Schaffer, and the Rev. P. Shelenberger. The Rev. Schaffer is a representative of the Anti-Saloon League of Illinois. COLSTON'S FIXTURE—EQUIPMENT CHAIRS— TABLES- BOOTHS— STOOLS- HAT RACKS— REFRIC.- DRAINBOARDS— L O W P M I « E Dial 2-8714 Humbert St. M. Alton FRED C. WEBER AGENCY , W NOW LOCATED AT 624 E. BROADWAY Vi HOCK WIST Of FOIMII LOCATION Services at Model Chap«l Sunday school services will be gin at 9:30 a. m. Sunday at the Model Chapel, A.M.E. Church, on Mitchell street. The morning worship service, which will be a special "Family Sunday" service, will begin at 10:45. The Rev. William M. Lawton will preach on " tian Hope." Sunday evening, Mrs. Hester Hodge will lead a special candlelight service beginning at 7:45 p. m. i Brownie Troop Meets Brownie Troop 42 met Friday afternoon at McKinley School. During the business session, the girls discussed plans for making kits of school supplies to be shipped to children overseas. The girls also worked on a new project for their arts and crafts work, making little dolls out of yarn. Church of God The unified morning service at the Church of God will begin at 9:30 Sunday. The Rev. W. W. Skipper will lead the service and his sermon subject will be "The More Excellent (Way." At the evening worship at 7:30 the Rev. Skipper will continue with the second of a series of sermons about the "Five Things Christ Teaches Us About God." The second sermon is entitled "God Is Life." At 2:30 p. m., Sunday, teachers and officers of the Sunday school will attend the quarterly Sunday school rally of the Churches of God which is being held at the Welston Church. Mrs, Stella Bachman of Kirksville, Mo., will speak at that service. Teacher Moved to Home Miss Agnes Fisk, teacher at Delmar School, was able to return to her home at 1108 Alby from Al ton Memorial Hospital, Friday. Miss Fisk sustained a fractured arm in a fall on the ice a week ago. Teachers and children of the school sent her a basket of fruit Friday to help make the homecoming a pleasant one. Pastor Attends Conference The Rev. George W, Lamken, pastor of North Alton Baptist Church, has returned after attending the state evangelistic and Bible conference at Mount Vernon Thursday and Friday. Dr. W. A. Criswell, pastor of First Baptist Church of Dallas, Tex., and the Kev. C. Y. Dossey, of the department of evangelism of the Home Mission _ Board of Southern Baptist Convention, were the principal speakers. Regular services at the church will begin at 9:30 a. m., Sunday, with Sunday school. The morning worship will follow at 10:45. The Baptist Training Union will meet at 6:30 p. m. and the evening worship will begin at 7:30. Seminary Sunday Program Morning worship service at Elm Street Presbyterian Church will be a recognition of the work of the seminaries and education in the church. Lay speakers talk on this part of the church work. The service will begin at 10:45 a. m. Sunday church school hour will begin at 9:30. The Westminster Fellowship group will have a covered dish cupper beginning at 6 NOW OPEN Meadowbrooks Newest — BILL'S MARKET Modern Moat and Grocery Market RT. HO-MEADOWIIOOK, ILL Featuring: if GRADE A Veal - Cuts et All Pork Kinds * GROCERIES - At Popular AND VEGETABLES Prices * FRESH COUNTRY 1008 Always , LOOK! I ran OOWON oooo FOR MI Ho I ON PURCHASE OF I $54)0 ORDERS «_ OtJMMl^ MTURDAV ONLY - JAN. 14th PAGBPWR IN DRY DOCK — Though there arc no barnacles to be scraped off its hull, "The Chief," one of three tugs which shuttle the free ferry across the Illinois river at Kampsville, has been laid up in dry dock. It'll receive a new drive shaft, other repairs, and a paint job. The boat is about 50 yards from the river, which may be seen at far left center. Currently the newest ship of the fleet, the "Kampsville" s operating the ferry. The "open boat," a third tug, will not be placed into operation until spring.— Staff photo. • THE "SWEETLY FLOWING ILLINOIS" flowed right up and over the ferry landing at KampsviHe hree weeks ago, necessitating a new landing, about 25 feet back from the river. At center is the old erry landing, jutting out into the water. At lower right is the new landing, complete with cable, on •vhich the ferry glides along from shore to shore. The Illinois, swollen by heavy rains and melting snow, las flooded large areas on its'east banks in Greene County, but has not seriously affected Calhoun County, along its west banks.—Staff photo. Meadowbrook PTA Buys Equipment for Indoor Play MEADOWBROOK, Jan. 14. (Special)—The Meadowbrook Parent- Teacher Association held its meet- ng Friday night at the school. The regular meeting had been postponed a week because of weather conditions. Money was appropriated by the J TA for the purchase of indoor play equipment, such as ping-pong ables and ring toss games. They are to be used by the pupils dur- ng recess and the noon hour, when onditions are unfavorable forout- oor recreation. The teachers were ppointed as purchasing commit- ee, with Mrs. Althea Rose as •hairman, A motion was made and carried, o allot the first half hour of the noiithly meeting for room visit- ition. Class work will be display- d upon the desks, enabling the Barents to follow the children's . m. at the church. Clayton Krug vlll lead the devotional service vhich will follow the supper. Northside Xote* George Rogers, son of Mrs. Lula Rogers of 3337 Belle, who enter- d Alton Memorial Hospital last 'eek for minor surgery, is show- ig continued improvement and xpeets to be home In a few days. work from month to month. The parents will register in whichever rooms their children are in. The attendance will be recorded, and a prie awarded at the end of the term to the room having Ihe largest percentage of parents present. A report was given on the hot- lunch committee findings, by Mrs. Theo. Sheppard. She stated a poll had been taken by the committee in a house-to-house canvass, and 67 pupils would buy lunch, should the program be established. The committee, report and n check for tlie purchasing of eloi 1 - trieal equipment, appropriated by the PTA some months ago, were turned over to the board of direr- tors for further action. Ned Bond, only board member present, stated he would meet with the board and act on the lunch program. The PTA members went back to school after the business meeting. Mrs. Elsie Sheppard, program- chairman, and Mrs. Ruth Leady, co-chairman, were in charge of the program. The school ball rang and the "pupils" went upstairs to their class room. Each pupil was given a slip of paper, and some were given lollypops and bubble gum. The students sang a few songs, and answered questions when the name upon their paper was called Class was dismissed for "recess,' and the group went to the kitchen for refreshments. The blue and white serving table was decorated by Mrs. Eno Voyles. A fat cotton snow man stood in the center, with little snow men, made of marshmallows, on each side. JANUARY CLEARANCE SALE High Grade Whit* Enameled Steel Cabinets CABINET SINKS 2 - 54" Standard .... $ 81.00 ea. 1 - M" Deluxe 114.84 ea. 2 - 66" Deluxe 143.64 ea. BASE CABINETS Without Top 4 Units 15"x36" $25.74 ea. 1 Unit 21"x36" 30.36 ea. 2 Units 24"x38" 32.22 ea. 2 Units IS"x38" with drawers 34.60 ea. 1 Unit 21"x36" with drawers 37.32 ea. 5 fink to Cabinet Sealers (Lift) 2.62 ea 9 Sink to Cabinet Sealers (Rifht) 2.62 ea. 3 Cabinet to Cabinet Sealers . 2.82 ea. BUCK LINOLEUM TOPS 6-18" $11.64ea. 2 - 18" 12.66 ea. 3*21" 13.62 ea. 4-24" 14.40 ea. 2-27" ..... 18.84 ea. 2-30" 16.74 ea. 1-36" 20.46 ea. WALL CABINETS 2-18"x30" 4-24"x30" 20.82 ea. 2-3G"x30" 23.76 oa. r-30"x!8" 18.06 oa. 2 What-Not Shelves, 30" . . 8.00 oa. 1 Flour Bin 8.76 4 Broom Cabinets 41.82 oa. GINTER-WARDEIN CO. 450 FRONT ST. PHONE 3 3511 Moadowbrook MEADOWBROOK— Mrs. Bertha Simpson and children, Lila and Billy, and Dean Witt, spent Wednesday evening in Hartford with Mrs. Frank Sorgea. Miss LaVern Weger attended a shower in Wood River, Wednesday night, given for Mrs. Leona Carpunky. Uranium Reported in Japan TOKYO, Jan. 14. <£•>—The newspaper Asahi today repored ore rich in uranium had been found in southern Japan, but officials at Gen. MacArthur's headquarters said it was "hlgly improbable." Area Fain Get Aid from Stale SPRINGFIELD, J a n, 14-* (Special)— All et the «!«**H*f? fairs h«ld In 1949 participated 1ft the largest amount of Itate-aia funds ever distributed towards the support of Illinois agricultural fairs, Roy E. Yung, state director of agriculture, revealed today. A total of $824,999 Wat expended from the state agricultural premium fund for this purpose. Fol« lowing is a list partial of the falri and the amount each received: Greene County Agricultural Fair, Carrollton, $9441; Bond County Fair Association, ' Greenville, $17,001; South Central Dairy Day and Fair, Litchfteld, $4W6j Macoupin County Fair,' Carlln- ville, $1044; Madison County Fair, Highland, $3356; Plea»nt Hill- Pike County Fair, Pleasant Hill* $5217, and Western Illinois Fair Association, Grlggsvtlle, $10,556. Court Order Ousts Pastor From Church DECATUft, Jan. 14. UPl— A group seeking to oust the partor of'the West Macon Street Church of God was granted a temporary Injunction yesterday. The court order restrains—lot the time being—the Rev; W. O. Finney from occupying the pulpit. It also restrains Mr. Finney, MB wife, Mae, and 11 other membera of the congregation from Interfering with the church activities. The church's three trustees and seven other church membera sought thd injunction before Judge Martin E. Northland. They said Mr. Finney's ordination was revoked by the Illinois Ministerial Association last month. Chairmen Named for Worden Polio Drive WORDEN, Jan. 14. (Special) —Mrs. Arthur Blotevogel and H. A. Hatfill are co-chairmen of the March of Dimes campaign for Worden, Prairietown, and Carpenter. The drive starts Monday, and will run through Jan. 31. School cards have been Issued to children and a house-to- house canvass will be made. ' Benefit basketball games and other entertainment have been planned. Sundtiy' School Class Meeting WORDEN.—The Mary Martha Sunday school class of the Christiari Church held its regular meeting Tuesday evening at the horn* of Mrs. Allen Schneider. A luncheon was served. Kntcrx Hospital WORDEN.—Mrs. Frank C. Miller is a patient at St. Francis Hospital, T,itchf!eld. 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