Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 14, 1950 · Page 11
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 11

Alton, Illinois
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Saturday, January 14, 1950
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SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, 19SO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Medora Masons Install Publicly Raymond Baker Worship* fut Master MfiDORA, .Tan. 14.—(Special.)— Fifty-six attended the public Installation of Fidelity Lodge 152, A, V. A A. M., of Medora, In the Masonlo hall Thursday evening. The occasion was the first public Installation held in a number of year*. J. F. Burrows was installing officer, M. F. Dodge, Installing marshal, and P. L, Chlsm, installing chaplain. William Searles served as secretary. Newly-elected and appointive officers for this year are as follows: Worshipful mnster, Raymond Baker; senior warden, R. H. Chan- tiler; junior warden, Donald Rhodes; treasurer, A. E. Frueh; secretary, E. T. Rhodes; chaplain, J. N. Bates; marshal, Wendell Warner; senior deacon, Martin Kltsmlller; junior deacon, David McKee;. senior steward, Warren Harris; Junior steward, Gene Schaefer, and tyler, Owen Strunk. Wtrreit Marrll M<l Wendell Warner, who were not present, will be installed at a later date. Robert Cunningham is retiring master of the lodge. At the close of the meeting, a committee served refreshments. Hand Society Meets MEDORA. — The Helping Hand Society of the Baptist church met Thursday In the church basement with a potluck dinner at noon. Twenty were present. The women spent the day quilting. In the afternoon, the regular business meeting was held. Devotions were conducted by Mrs. Gertrude Gwll- lim. Plans were made for the annual meeting and dinner for families In February. Election of officers will be held at this time. Baptist Church Service* MEDORA.— Elder William Beeny will preach at the Baptist church &\ 9:45 a. rn. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday school follows the morning service and BTU at 6:30 p. m. Son in Promoted MEDORA.— Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Burri s have received a letter from their daughter-in-law, Mrs. Robert Burrls, who with her two daughters, joined her husband in Japan a year ago. She writes of the promotion of her husband to lieutenant colonel! She also said their daughter, Josephine, was to Jan. 25 and their other STATE TODAY i Shown at 1:00-4:00-7:00-10:00 PLUS SECOND CHATPER Shown at 2:55—6:55—8:55 SPECIAL KIDDIES CARTOON SHOW! 5 CARTOONS - N0 ADVANCE IN PRICES SUNDAY * MONDAY MATINEE SUNDAY Adults 35c Until 2 P. M., 42c After 2. s Children 14c At All Times. THE SURPRISE PICTURE OF THE YEAR! "THE DOCTOR AND THE GIRL" JWHEIGH Shown at 2:35—5:55—9:10 OOtl ICHAiV In OM*I *J *•*><«.. .*»*. uiuu utlVMNT intent IITNI RHHUIT.rMl STmiT.IITI MUM c**: by Fr*d>rk Whim, Jr. SCTMK HOY bv Md Dta.HI Shown at 1:25—4:40—8:00 CARTOON NEWS 1:00 to 11:00 P.M. Continuous MATINEE SUNDAY NORSIDE .LAST TIMES TONIGHT. Win. Bendix—Barbara Britton I HOY ROGERS "COVER UP" "THE FAR FRONTIER" Shown at 6:31—8:87 I Shown at 5:17—8:23 SUNDAY * MONDAY •cnM Shown ut JUJJ IWJ» <*«£ •"•• swan' UK * aUauv * Sawht :4«—H:02 Collate* Hills, IU. TONITE Dennis O'Keefe—Gail KiUkell "Tfci Orul Din ••!§•" 8:10 Richard Travis — Helen Wesc«U "ALASKA PATROL" 7:00—»:«• SUNDAY and MONDAY MATINEE SUNDAY—OPEN 1:45 * HOWARD DUFF * SHELLEY WINTERS (The "Sam Spade," of Radio) "JOHNNY STOOL PIGEON" 4:00—1:10 * VAN JOHNSON * JANET LEIGH "The Romance of Rosy Ridge" 2:00—A iSO—8:40 See Van Uohiuon u » a (iddle playim, barefoot hillbilly. A picture you will surely enjoy. t daughter, Cecelia, effects to trad- uate in June. The family had Christmas dinner with a woman officer at a hotel. She savs the food Is ample, but does not have any flavoring. Medora Notes MEDOHA.-Mr» v Elmer Well, who entered St. Joseph's Hospital this week, underwent surgery Thursday. Mrs. John Qultk of Jersey County visited Thursday with her sister, Mrs. William Searles. Mr. and Mrs. I'. M. Sanders left Thursday for Tampa, Fla., to spend the remainder of the winter. Glenn Summers has accepted a position at Stratford Hotel, Alton, and began his duties there this week. Mr. and Mrs. George Barnes were guests Thursday evening of Mr. and Mrs. Grant Goodwin and Mr. and Mrs. James Mains. Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Bennett and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lowis were in Carlinville Wednesday. Mrs. Mary'White of Alton spent Friday here with her niece, Mrs. William Kemper. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Sunderland and Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Sheppard and son. of Delhi, were supper guests Thursday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mllford Ryan. Elmer and Edwin Well are with their grandparents, Mr, and Mrs. Earl Tungett of Alton while their mother is a patient in the hospital. Both have chickenpox., The condition of G. F. Shields Is reported about the same. Eldred Bureau Meeting Tuesday ELDRED, Jan. 14.—(Special.)— Mrs. William Brannan and Mrs. Frank Koster will be Joint hostesses at a meeting of the Home Bureau unit, scheduled for Tuesday. It Is planned to hold the meeting at the home of Mrs. Brannan. However, if the roads leading to her home are impassable, (he organization will meet at the home of Mrs. Koster. Pvt. Reynolds' Address ELDRED.—Pvt. Herman D. Reynolds would like to hear from his friends. His new address is RA17- 266—490 H. 8 Battery, 4055th ASV. 1st. G. M. Regiment, Fort Bliss, Tex. Pvt. Reynolds spent the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wade Reynolds of Bluff i street. Eldred Notes ELDRED. — Reuben Clendenen, 83, entered Tower View Nursing Home, Carrollton, Tuesday, after suffering burns at his trailer home. Wade Reynolds attended funeral services at Jacoby funeral home Wednesday afternoon for Ray C. Carter, 60, of Delhi community. Carter and Reynolds were double cousins. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Schwallen- stecker and son, Mike, made a trip to Grafton, Friday. Phyllis Logan visited several days at Alton with her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John Logan. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Borman visited at Jerseyville Wednesday with their daughter, Mrs. Elmer Howell, nnd her family. The auxiliary met in regular session at the Legion hall Friday night. The household goods and personal effects of the late William Hennel were sold at public auction this afternoon. Harry Hoi- ford was auctioneer. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Taylor and daughter, Sonja of Roodhouse, and Mrs. Eugene Lehr and son, Gregory of Kampsville visited the women's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Irl Davidson. Shlpman SHIPMAN—Mrs. Leon Stone spent Wednesday afternoon with her sister-in-law, Mrs. John Cairns, Piasa. Mrs. James Cameron, Carlinville, who has been an appendectomy patient at Macoupin Hospital, Carlinville, was discharged from the hospital, Wednesday noon, and was brought to the home of her parents, Mr. anri "Mrs. Everett Travers. Mrs. G. E. Travers and son Leo visited their daughter and sister, respectively, Mrs. Louis Burgoyne, Alton, a medical patient at St. Joesph's Hospital, Alton, Monday evening. Mrs. lola Carnaghan, who has been here the past two weeks with her sister, Mrs. Fred Howerton, sr., Plainview, during the illness and death of her mother, Mrs. Charlottee Morris left Wednesday after the funeral rites for her home fn Windsor, Ont. She accompanied her cousins, Mrs. John Henry, Mrs. Roy Hogue, Mrs. Frank Crowser, und Mrs. Ray Cooiey, who were here for the funeral, to St. Louis, where she entrained for Canada. Betty and Mary Carr, Brighton, spent the weekend with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Kahl. Mr. and Mrs. Junior Main and sons ceturned Tuesday after a week's visit with Mrs Main's mother, Mrs. .Nancy Wood near Piasa. Mr. and Mrs. John Cairns and daughters, Piasa, recently visited Mrs. Cairn's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Shelton, Carlinville. At Camp Hood CAMP HOOD, Tex.—Pfc. Robert W, Johnson, son of Mrs. Mary L. Johnson, 1221 Main, Alton, arrived recently at Camp Hood, the home of the famed 2D Armored Division, commanded by Maj. Gen. A. C. Smith. He is a veteran with seven years military services and served one year overseas In the European Theater, and participated in the Central European and Rhineland campaigns. He Intends to make the army his career. At present he is assigned to the 2nd Quartermaster Battalion, Camp Hood, Tex. One Chilean firm reports sell- Ing 317,000 quarts of whisky in the United States since 1947. Jersey County Creeks Flood Many Acres in Lowland Areas Hold Darr Funeral Rites at Carrollton CARROLLTON, Jan. 14— (Special.) — Funeral services for Mrs. Adllrte Darr, wife of Robert Darr, were held Thursday at 1 p. m. 1n Mehl funeral home with the Rev. Laurel Grlgg, pastor of the Baptist Church, officiating. Music for the service was by Mrs. Harry Carter, Mrs. Meda Dowdall, Mrs. Anna Hubbard, and Miss Haydle Dowdall, with Mrs. Richard Ciller as accompanist. The flowers were cared for by Miss Patty Short, Mrs. Max King, Mrs. Robert Schild, Mrs. Howard W. Darr, Miss Beverly King, and Miss Robin Darr. Pallbearers were George Clark, Truman Wolfley, Otto Goode, Elmer Robley, Kenneth Darr, and Dr. F O, Whiteman. Burial was in Stith Cemetery. Dirksen to Give Greene Address JERSEYVILLE, Jan.. 14. (Spe- rlal> — Creeks and their tributaries in this part of Illinois were at j flood stage early Friday morning, following nn nil-night heavy rain. I Motorists reported Macoupin j creek, eight miles north of here, was nt flood stage. Northeast of Jerseyville, Phil's creek was Inundating bottom lands. Many acrns of winter wheat in some parts of the locality through which the stream winds were under water. Similar reports were received from the Otter creek valley and the vicinity of the Piasa. John Taylor, who resides In Fieldon and operates a barber shop In Jerseyville, reported that enroute to this city Friday morning, the roadside ditches were at flood stage everywhere and fields were covered with water with water courses at flood stage. In Jerseyville, basements were flooded in many parts of the locality with sewers in some sections of the municipality unable to handle the excessive load of water pouring into them from basement drains. About 8:30 n. m., Friday, a high wind struck several districts of Jersey County and slight damage was reported to rural dwellings and outbuildings. At 0 n. m., the temperature, which had stood at 60 degrees during, the earlier part of thp morning, dropped six degrees in a fp\v minutes. High Waters of Illinois Helps Calhoun Fishermen Hnrdin Principal Seeks Nomination HARD1N, ,Tan. 14. (Special) —Edwin J. Ducey, principal of Hnrdin grade schools, has announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Calhoun County superintendent of schools. Ducey has been a teacher In Calhoun grade and high schools for many years. Edgar V. (Petel Pethtel Is announcing this week as a candidate to succeed himself as Republican commttteeman for Hardin precinct. Announce Cost of Graf ton HoineJa^Presciitation MarquctteGrbup Elects Officers GRAFTON, Jnn. 14. (Special) Cast of characters for the home talent presentation of "It's A Date" were announced Friday by Miss Shirley Wilcox, representative of the Empire Theatrical Co., who is here directing rehearsals for the play, to be given the evenings of Jan. 18-19, at the high school auditorium, for the benefit of lighting the baseball diamond, a project being sponsored by the Grafton Civic Improvement Association. "It's A Date" Is the story of Jo CARROLLTON, Jan. 14. (Special)—Everette McKinley Dlrksen, , , _ . . a candidate for United States sena-1 and Ginger, a typical young couple tor on the Republican ticket, will I who want to be married. Each be the speaker at a luncheon given rmonth, as it comes time to set the by members of, the Greene County Republican Women's Club, Thursday, Jan. 19. The luncheon will he served at Bermes "Chicken House" in Greenfield. Masonic Meeting CARROLLTON.—A stated meeting of Carrollton Lodge, No. 50, A.F. & A.M., will be held Monday evening, Jan. 16 at 7:30. Three candidates will receive work in the fellowcraft degree. Lions Plan Event at Eldreil CARROLLTON. — L. A. Hardaway, president of the Carrollton Lions Club, appointed a committee Thursday evening at the dinner meeting of the cluh to plan an event 1o be held in Eldred. Members of the committee, which investigate the possibilities of giving some type of entertainment in the Eldred American Legion hall are Roy Logan, Charles King, Everett Rhoads, and Richard Best. Plans were also made for all members of the local club to meet at 1 p. m. Thursday to remove Christmas decorations from the trees on the courthouse lawn. The dinner meeting Thursday evening was held in the Presbyterian Church. Carrolltonian to Get Degree from Rolla CARROLLTON, Jan. 14—(Special.) — Cletus Voiles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Florus Voiles, will graduate next week from Missouri School of Mines at Rolla, having completed a course in mechanical engineering. He ranked high in his class. He has accepted a position with the Air-Therm Co., St. Louis, and will begin work there Feb. 1. Voiles is a graduate of Carrollton High School and was with the army air corps during World War II. He served as a bombardier, flying 20 missions over Japan. While a student at Missouri School of Mines, Voiles was active in sports. For having won four letters in basketball, he will be awarded a blanket. He was captain this year. He earned three letters in track as a pole vaulter and in a tennis match during inter-mural competition defeated the varsity star. Ho is a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. Visit Patient CARROLLTON. — Mr. and Mrs. William Reif and Mrs. Etta Witt spent Friday In Jacksonville, where they visited Mrs. Reif's daughter, Mrs. Alvin Powers, who is a patient in Our Saviour's Hospital. Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK" date, a problem presents itself and the wedding is postponed until the following month, through the entire year, the scenes changing as the months pass in review. The play includes a "Take It or Leave II" program, with contestants chosen from the audience and features singing and a May pole dance, the finale Is an old time minstrel show complete with black faces and corny humor. The cast of characters is ns follows: Ginger, Norn Goodrich; Jo, Vincent Arnold; Mr. I Gott Rocks, Sid Carey; Mrs. Snnta Clnus, Marguerite Keller; Santa Clnus, John Nairn; Santa Clans, jr., Roger Bralnerd; Eddie Cnntor, Harvey Mielke, jr.; Don McNeil, Enrl Legate: Patsy Lee, Alma Gammal- tonl; Fanny, Tod Freeman: Winnie, Fred Armstrong; Bessie, Harry Fogelson; bnby, Marty Arnold: Rosie. Bill Toherman; Interlocutor, Fred Callnhan; Rnstns, Sid Carey; Rufus, Morris Campbell; Sambo, Dave Wallace; Hnmbone. Bill DeSherlia; minstrel men, Bill Callahan, Charles Burns, Gerald Nairn and George Finch, plus n chorus of 30 girls from the grnde school. Ciudnd Juarz, Mexico, has a new mill cutting ponderosa pine for sale In the United States. GRAFTON, Jnn. 14. (Special)— The Pere Marquetle Area Improvement Association elected its 1950 officers nt its January meeting, at the City Hall, Wednesday evening. They Include president, Ernest Slaten; vice president, John Bradfisch; secretary, Buford Sample; and treasurer, Darrcll Wildt. The hoard of directors includes Charles Overmcyer, William D u n I o p e, Harry Chase, W. V. Hempel, Walter Klein, and Charles Burns. UNA MortluK GRAFTON.—Golden Rod camp, Royal Neighbors of America, will hold Its semi-monthly meeting at the RNA hall, Tuesday evening. OES Meeting GRAFTON.—Chapter 318, Order of the Eastern Star, held Its January meeting nt the Masonic Temple, Thursday evening. Forty mem- MARDIN, Jan. 14. (Special)— Fishing in this part of the tlllflolt river has been unusually good toting the last several weeks. Recent rises In this river havt worked to the advantage ot fisher* men, for the fish always runs bet* ter In times of high water. Lack of floating Ice has also made tfie work much easier and ha» not caused any Joss of tackle. A. T. Nelson, Pearl, says that an unusually large number of fancy buffalo and carp have been caught and many fine catfish, some of them weighing up to W pounds. During one recent week, Nelson bought nearly $4000 worth of fish. William Rlchey, local fish buyer and market operator, Is also reporting good catches and is buy* ing a lot of fish from local fishermen. The Illinois river Is really a s source of a great deal of prosperity for people of this section. Announce Birth of Daughter HARDIN — Mr. and Mrs. Bill Banghart, Qulncy, have notified friends here of the birth of their second daughter, who has been named Deborah Lee. Mrs. Banghart is the former Betty Manker, Hnrdin, and her husband Is aim a native of Calhoun. He is a professor nt Qulncy College. Chechoslovakian Communists ft* cently announced they had crushed a large band of -"desperate splti and terrorists" who had tried to assassinate German officials. hers were present. At a social following the business session, n* freshments of cookies and eoffs* were served. WOODRIVER TODAY LAST TIMES "Htmi tf tlii Brm" Shown 2:10 9:40 9:18 "MISS GRANT TAKES RICHMOND" Shown 4:05 7:43 TODAY LAST TIMES Bettc Dnvi* if Joseph Gotten "Biyond thi Forest" SHOWN 3:25 S:25 7:25 9:25 STARTS SUNDAY GRAND OPEN 12:80 SUNDAY SHOWN MIS 7i25 5:20 A Good Guy.-. * A "Bad Girl"... A Great City ALAN LADDDONNA REED HAVOC • HERVEY • REMEDY KUhKKT KKLLOW. EXTRA! Donald Duck "GREENER YARD" & Technicolor Featuratte "SNOW CARNIVAL" SUNDAY-3 DAYS The Riotous Gal off Radio. NOW FUNNIER / If.' 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