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ALTON IVftNlNO TILBOHAPM •ATUKDAt, JANUARY 14, tl» Wood River Social Planning Council* Annual Meet Monday WOOD RIVER, Jan. 14—An ad- dtesa fey Miss Martha L. Connole, Kast Bt Louis attorney, music by Shuttleff College students, and Installation of newly elected officers will highlight the annual open meeting of the Wood River Social Planning Council, at 8 p. m., Monday at the Roundhouse. Miss Connole is known as an outstanding woman In the field of welfare and social agency work and has an established reputation ai a platform personality throughout the state. In Inviting all to see her when She appears for the Council Miss Connole Indicated In a letter to Gilbert Reade, program director, that she has been approached by a number of clubs in the area to • speak before them, but is unable to make more than the one appearance In Wood River. Several Shurtleff College students will be featured in the musical part, of the program. They are Paul Mitchell, pianist; Mrs. Carol Reed, soprano: and Bill Reed, baritone. Reade will be master of ceremonies for the musical portion of the program. G. C. Lowery, retiring president, will preside at the meeting. New officers to be Installed are Jesse W. Ford, president; Mrs. J. D. Voorhees, vice president; Miss Margaret Kienstra, treasurer, and Mrs. A. Robert Rich, secretary. A newly constructed bandstand at the Roundhouse building will be used for the first time at. the meeting. Mrs. Rich, Miss Kienstra, Mr*. E. L. Klmmel and Reade comprise the hospitality and program committee for the event. The Rev. E. E. DeLong will give the Invocation and benediction. Lutheran Aid Society Meet* WOOD RIVER — Mrs. Charles Bartels, newly elected president, presided at the business session following the covered dish dinner of the Ladles Aid Society of St. Paul's Lutheran Church at the church, Thursday. Other newly elected officers Include Mrs. Herman Hoover, vice-president, and Mrs. August Wuestenfeld, secretary and treasurer. Mrs. Floyd Robinson Is in charge of publicity. New members of the organization are Mrs, Jesse Sones, Hartford, and Mrs. James Bowman, Wood River. Guest Speaker at Church Appoint 13 to Chest Drive At Wood River WOOD RIVER, Jan. 14.—Thirteen men have been named by Chairman Fred Penning to help with solicitations for the Community Chest drive in Wood River, which begins Monday and is to continue one week. Those named are Russell Bell, Les Cotton, Everett Hegeman, Leonard Smith, Jerry Trattler, Ray Elmore, Joe Connors, Bob Paulos, Fred Taylor, A. C. Hunt, i Elmer Foutch, Thad Carter and Roxana PTA to Hear Rev. White ROXANA, Jan. 14 — The Earl White, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Wood Rivet, will speak on "Together We Build Through Religion" at the Brushy Grove Parent-Teacher Association meeting at 7:30 p. m., Monday at the school. Mrs. Merle Young, the new president, will preside and Girl Scouts of Troop 37 will present the flag and lead in singing "America the Beautiful." Mothers of the fourth graders will serve with Mrs. Lawrence Whiteside and Mrs. James Crause as chairmen. Roxana High FHA Girls Fete Fathers ROXANA, Jan. 14 — The Rox- Bob Wcgman. Penning plans to ana chaplcr O f Future Homemak- oppolnt possibly two more to the ers of America of Roxana High drive and will announce the mem-1 s c hool feted their fathers at .a hers as soon as they accept the par t y Thursday evening at the appointment. No goal has been set for the city, but all business establishments arid residents will be contacted. Some solicitations among larger subscribers already are In and about 125 firms remain to be solicited. To. stimulate contributions locally, it has been emphasized that the Wood River Social Planning Council draws from $5000 to $7000 school. A welcome to the fathers was given by Miss Pat McKaughn, FHA president. Group singing was led by Miss Jeanne Stewart. Games were plnyed, conducted by Miss Roma McClelland, chairman of the program committee, Prices were won by Miss LaVeda Hay, Miss Donna Frcy and her father, S. W. Frey, Miss Clairlyn Me- Craw, and her father, E. L. Me- annually from Chest funds. 1C j draw. residents wish to earmark their; Refreshments were served with contributions to the council, they j Miss Donna Frey acting as chair< may do so. WoodRiverites Suffer Series Of Misfortunes WOOD RIVER— Dr. M. D. Ross, India missionary on furlough in this country, will be guest speaker and the Shell quaret and men's chorus will furnish special music at the 7:30 p. m. service at the Methodist Church, Sunday. Dr. Ross, whose home is In Mt. Vernon, has served as district superintendent of the Bangalore District at Bangalore, India, the past 35 years. Eight hundred dollars of the local church's Christmas offering will be contributed to the support of this district. Party in St. LouU WOOD RIVER — Miss Wanda Hamilton, 250 Seventh street, was a guest at a slumber party, Thursday night, given by the assistant director of the Patricia Stevens Models Finishing School in St. Louis for the staff members. Miss Hamilton Is an Instructress at the school. ' VFW to Initial* Monday WOOD RIVER—All new members will be initiated and an intensive drive for 1050 membership dues will be launched by members of the Wood River Veterans of Foreign Wars, at the regular semi-monthly meeting of the group, at 7:30 p. m., Monday, at V. F. W. Memorial Club. A free dance for all members of the Post and Auxiliary will be ataged the evening of Jan. 20. Entertain* Club WOOD RIVER—Mrs. Rlley Hefner, 71 East Action avenue, entertained members of her pinochle club, Thursday evening. Prize winners were Mrs. T o b 1 e Thomure, Mrs. Rolland Rhodes, and Mrs. Paul Wiemers. Others present were Mrs. Jack Carson, Mrs. Earl Hopper, Mrs. Mary Pekarik, and Mrs. Harry Ashlock. The club will meet in two weeks with Mrs. Hopper, 159 Action avenue. WOOD RIVER, Jan. 14—A series' of unfortunate events has confronted the McMlllcn family, 173 Ninth street, beginning with the tornado which did considerable damage to their home In May. In July, Roy McMilien, the father, died suddenly in Memorial Hospital where he was taken after ho became ill while at work at Standard Oil Co. In September, Mrs. Roy McMilien entered Wood River Township Hospital because of a heart attack and remained there as a patient for six weeks. The Sunday before Chlrstmas, WOOD Father Die* RIVER—Mrs. Etta Smith and Raymond Leo of Fourteenth street and Edwnrds- vllle road returned from Duke, Mo., Thursday where they attended the funeral of their father, Joseph Lot, 80, who died Sunday following a long illness. He Is survived by nine children, 47 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren. Mr. Lee spent six weeks here with his children in November and December, returning home two weeks before his death. League »t Soper Home WOOD RIVER— "Make God a Cake First" will be the program theme for the regular monthly meeting of the World Outlook League at the home of Mrs. Donald Soper, 809 Rice street, at 7:30 p. m., Monday. Co-Hostess and devotional leader for the evening is Mrs. Gene Ryburn. Mrs. Malcomb Curtis is program chairman. WSWS to Show Slides WOOD RIVER-Slldes and script concerning Japan, the land and the people, prepared by Dr. Paul H. Vleth, who spent 14 months in Japan as advisor on religious education for the American occupation, will be shown as the First Evangelical United Brethren Church at 7:30 p. m,, Monday, under the sponsorship of the Woman's Society of World Service. No admission will be charged and the public is invited to attend. ' The slides, shown in conjunction with the denominational study book, "Japan Begin* Again," currently used for the society's missionary studies, shows thti Japanese of today Including the country, people, work, dress, custom* and religion, There Is work In purpose It a son, Maurice McMilien, 478 George street, was removed to Wood River Township Hospital for/ an appendectomy. He is now at home convalescing and is reported to be getting along fine. After Maurice's operation, Mrs. McMilien suffered another light heart attack. Presently she is staying with her son and daughter-in-law while her daughter, Mrs. Vera Cannon, remains In Wood River Township Hosplta also convalescing from an appen dectomy. Mrs. Cannon, who Is teacher at Washington School, i reported to be getting along we: after the operation last Monday, Catholics to Elect At Wood River man. Girls serving on the clean-up committee were Miss Frey, Miss McClelland, Miss Louise Cato and Miss McKaughn. Miss McClelland was chairman of activities. Roxana Rotary Hears Address by Alsberg ROXANA, Jan. 14 — Fred Alsberg gave a talk on coin collect- Ing before members of the Roxana Rotary club at the dinner meeting Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church. Alsberg told the club the metal content of various coins, where they were minted, and what makes certain coins more valuable. An excellent coin collection was also shown to the club by Alsberg. Albert Ryan of the Wood River Rotary Club was a visitor. Sitter Die* ROXANA — Mrs. Nellie Robinson of East Tydcman avenue has returned from Barry, where she attended the funeral Wednesday of her sister, Mrs. Mary Renoud, who died Monday morning. Mrs. Renoud has been ill for several months and was a guest at Mrs. Robinson's home for several weeks fallowing her release from a Jacksonville hospital after undergoing surgery. some gtaUirUatlon O f Japasj, hut the major one of fMftg appreciative acquatn- tuiMt «H)l tM Japanese people. Mr* WaMoo Creuse is the eve- ftiltft Mijprau leader and Mr*. QMMI QAMIW If tlit WOOD RIVER, Jan. 14—Of ficcrs will be elected for a newly formed Catholic woman's organ! zation, Daughters of Isabella, a the second meeting of the group next Thursday evening, at Knight: of Columbus Hall. Mainly social, the club will do a*certain amount of charity work According to Mrs. L. H. Brown one of the founders of the loca group, the bishop will appoint a charity for them at a later date. The other founder Is Mrs. Martin Haynes. The Idea for the local group grew from discussion and investigation of these two women. Response shown so fat by Catholic women to such a club has assured the two women that It will expand to a sizeable group. There is to be one business and one social meeting each month, possibly the second and third Thursdays. Auxiliary to Meet WOOD RIVER—Mrs. ElFrleda Swann will show slides of the American Legion parade in Chicago, which she and her husband, Commander Robert Swann, took when they attended the convention last August, at the regular Semi-monthly meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary unit of post 204 at Legion Home at 8 p, m., Monday. Attending Grandparent* WOOD RIVER—Mrs. Swing Sons, the former Miss Letty Thompson, who now resides «t Fail-field, 111., is at the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Slone, 233 Tenth street. Both Mr. and Mrs. Slonc have been 111 and Mrs. Sons is caring for them. Wood Kiver Note* \VOOD RIVER—Members of the Lorenn Avenue Parent-Teacher Association have received an invitation to attend the annual meet Ing of the Social Planning Council at the Roundhouse, Monday, according to Mrs. Rolland SplUe, publicity chairman substituting for Mrs. Ford Weisc. Mrs. Oliver C. Gent, 516 I csllo avenue, and Mrs. F. W. Gerdeirwn, 524 North Fifth street, were St. Louis visitors Wednesday. Joe Hall, son of Police Sgt. and Mrs. Vaughn Ball of 541 Wood River avenue, resumed his studies at Illinois Wesloyan University, Thursday, after being confined at his homo because of Illness. WOOD RIVER — Mrs. Herbert E. Mattefs and children of 609 Whlteluw avenue *ere called to Houston, Tex., this week because of the serious Illness of Mrs. Mat- lets' sister. The Rev. and Mrs, R. A. Uppman, 526 Lorenti avenue, visited with the Rev. John Presley, a patient at Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, IbU week. The Rev. Presley, former pastor at the Godfrey and Bunker Hill Methodist churches, is now pastor at the itrtt Methodist Church, Oblong, ill. Telegraph Want A* "CLICK" Brownie. Troop 14 Meet* ROXANA — Brownie Scouts of Troop 14 met Friday 1 afternoon ip Mrs. Edith Albright's room at Burbank School. Jane Ufert presided, assisted by Barbara Allen and Judy True. The afternoon was spent making wrist bands to carry money. Adults attending besides the leader, Mrs. Wllbert True, were Mrs. Charles WhitUngton, Mrs. Ottis Hamilton, and Mrs. Ray Salsman. BroWnie Troop 16 Meets ROXANA—Brownie Scouts of Troop 16 met Thursday after school at the Little House with the co-leader, Mrs. Herman Hochmuth. Dues og 51.65 were collected, bringing the troop's treasury to $40.14. Mrs. HochmuUi gave out slips for the annual Girl Scout potluck and announced these slips are to be returned by Tuesday stating how many members of the family will attend. The troop cut out flowers of material to be used on the year books of the Wood River Presbyterian Church. The remainder of the meeting was spent playing the "Donkey Relay" and doing the "Igloo Dance." Pinochle Club Meets' ROXANA — Members of a pinochle club met Thursday evening at the home of Mrs. Reba Berger 11 Alton, Przies were won by Mrs. iVilliam Hamilton, Mrs. Leland -ongman, Mrs. S. H. McGill, and Mrs. Jacob Willman. Refreshments were served by the lostess. Other members attend- ng were Mrs. Alberta VanCamp, ilrs. Kenneth Plgg, Mrs. Merle Young, and Mrs. Keith McFarland. A he club will meet again Jan. 25 t the home of Mrs. Willman on Central avenue. Enter* Nursing Home ROXANA — Lawrence E. Betts, Jast Fifth street, who has been semi-Invalid for several years, as entered the Katie Jane Memorial Nursing Home at Warren- on, Mo. Betts would appreciate avlng cards and letters sent from Is friends in this locality. He was n employe of Shell Oil Co. for many years, prior to being dis- bled. Roxan» Vole* ROXANA—Mrs. Edward Brooks nd Infant daughter, Barbara Dine, returned to the home of Mrs. Brooks' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lc- and Longman, Central avenue, 'hursday afternoon from Wood Ivor Township Hospital. Friday., ley returned to their own home n Voder Addition near Vaughn's lill. Mrs. Brooks Is the former llss Shirley Longman. The Brooks' ave another daughter, Vlckl Lee, Natalie Ann Gross, daughter of rtr. and Mrs. W. H. Gross of Doerr venue has been confined to her JOHN A. HINE receives painting of Chief Pontiac from Allan F. Ives of St. Louis, on Alton auto firm's admission to Pontiac's "Hall of Fame". Presentation was made at a luncheon at Hotel Stratford. Hartford, East Junior Vie for East Alton Cage Title Tonight EAST ALTON, Jan. 14.—Basketball fans were treated to nip and tuck game between East Junior High School, Alton, and Louis Baer, Madison, Friday evening at Lincoln gumnasium. Louis Baer finally won out 2322, in the final minutes of play. High point man for Louis Baer was Chiolero with 10 points. Eis«n- relch chalked up 12 points for East Junior. Roxana trounced Hartford 37-10 during the first game of the evening. High scorer for Roxana was Elledge with 14 points. East Junior and Hartford will battle for third place In the consolation game at 7 p. m., today. Main event of the evening will be the championship game at 8 p. m., between Louis Baer and Roxana. 3 Results of previous games found East Junior defeating East Alton 39-29 and Roosevelt of Alton trouncing Bethalto 46-15. Roxana edged out Wood River 36-34 and. Hartford beat Nameokl 27-16. Herman Hall and Sherlll Hanks refereed the tournament. . The tournament IB sponsored by the East Alton band, whose director Is Robert S. Ally. Brownies Elect At South Roxana SOUTH ROXANA, Jan. 14 — Connie Luening was elected president, of Brownie Scout Troop 20 at the first meeting of the new year, Thursday afternoon, at the school building. Other officers named are Joyce Hampton, vice president; Barbara Smith, secretary, and Claudia Sex ton, treasurer. The troop made plans to attend he pot luck supper, Jan. 19, at 5:45 p.m. in the Roxana Commu- ilty Building, given for scouts and heir families of Roxana, Glendale Gardens, and the South Roxana area. Mothers of the Brownies who wish additional information may call the leader, Mrs. Albert Blene- mann. Ill With Chicken Pox SOUTH ROXANA — Judith Kay and Jackie, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Spudich, Main street, are ill at the family home, with chicken pox. Unit 9 Teachers Meet at Shipman SHIPMAN, Jan. 14—(Special)— The second meeting of teachers of Unit District 9 during the current school year was held at the local high school, Thursday afternoon. Elementary teachers studied additional phases of an improved basic reading program, under the home since Wednesday because of illness. Mrs. Orville Keck and infant daughter, Carol Beth, have returned to their home on Central avenue from Wood River Township Hospital. leadership of Mrs. Hiatt, a reading specialist. Teachers In the secondary field studied further curriculum adjustments leading toward a more effective unit program. Teachers were divided into subject fields as follows: English, science, social studies, foreign languages, mathematics, commercial guidance, vocational, physical education, health and music. Give Blood to Mobile Bank SHIPMAN — M. E. Lynch, Ken neth Breitwiser, and Charles Schoeneman donated blood to the mobile bank at the Federatec Church of ^Carlinville, Thursday W. H. Schoeneman was Shipman chairman and with Mrs. Schoeneman went to Carlinville with the donors. Plan District Meeting SHIPMAN — The Rev. and Mrs E. W. DJckey and daughters were guests Wednesday of the Rev. anc Mrs. Al Jones and family, Belleville. The Rev. Dickey and the Rev Jones, committeemen for the district town and country church meeting, made plans for the meeting which will be held Feb. 28 at the Bunker Hill Methodist Church The Rev. Jones, former pastor of the Shipman church",' is -now pastor of the Jackson Street Methodist Church, Belleville. The Dickeys were supper guests at the Jones home and the birthdays of Jean Dickey and Hilton Keene Jones, who will be five years old, Jan. 23, were honored. Ptdfett Smi«M • AtCtaterfield CHESTERFIELD. Jan. l4~(Sp* clalr— Funeral services for George timothy Padgett, who died Monday, were held Thursday afternoon at Macoupln funeral service here. Th* Rev. William Swift, pastor of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Chesterfield, offlelated. Burial was In Chesterfield cemetery. Pallbearers were William Bowman, E. T. Keele, William Rlgsbey, Lewis Banks, Roy Curtis, and W. W. Dams. Resident til CHESTERFIELD — Mrs. Ella Hewitt, who has been in poor health several weeks, will enter Barnes Hospital, Monday, for medical treatment. Chesterfield Notes CHESTERFIELD — Miss Leslie Burger spent Thursday in St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Brown and daughter of Ft. Worth, Tex. were Thursday afternoon guests of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Crowder. East Alton Baptists To Install Telephone EAST ALTON, Jan. 14.—During the regular monthly business meeting of the First Baptist Church Wednesday evening, members voted to have a telephone In- BethahoPTA Mean Addre** By Washington V. Instructor WomanBarely Averts Death At East Alton EAST ALTON, Jan. 14.—Ml* William Buckler, 216 Bond avfe* nue, had a narrow escape Thursday evening, when overborne by gas fume* In the basement of her home. The Bucklers were having a gas heater Installed In their home. Mrs. Buckler went to the base* ment about 7:30 p. m. and about 9:30 felt severe pains In her head and was light headed. She attempted to return upstairs, finally reaching the door which she pushed open. The fresh air revived her. She then returned to the basement to turn out the lights. Mrs. Buckler was not aware of the cause of her falntness and was alone in the house. She remained in the basement too long a second time and was found later by her husband. , A physician was summoned who treated Mrs. Buckler. No 111 effects were evident Friday of Mrs. Buckler's experience stalled at the church. It also decided to continue the com- and she is improved. was Louisville Home Burned EAST ALTON.—Supt. Charles T. munlon service for the next three j Gabbert rec elved word this past months at the close of the morn- i wcek that hls childhood home at ing worship and before the be-• ginning of the Sunday school class period. Jan. 29 has been set as world mission day, at which time all the offering will go to the unified mission budget. The Rev. William F. Bohn, pastor, announced that next Sunday will be building fund Sunday. To Visit In California EAST ALTON.—Mrs. George Miller, 236 McCasland, accompanied her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Miller, to their home in North Hollywood, Calif., and will vi.sit there several weeks and at the home of another son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Miller. Mrs. Miller will make the acquaintance of twin grandsons, born Dec. 30 to Mr. and Mrs. Joe Miller. The twins have been named Paul Duncan and Steven Duane. Mrs. Miller is the former Miss Audrey Duncan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Owen Duncan, 305 Labor Dispute Halts French Luxury Liner PARIS, Jan. 14. (&>— The owners of the French luxury liner He de France decided to lay up the nig trans-Atlantic ship because of a labor dispute. About 1000 passengers scheduled to sail this morning for America were turned back from La Havre to Paris by train. CARNIVAL By Dick Turner "I've been promiiing them a dog for a long time!" Louisville, was burned last Saturday. The home was occupied by a brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. George Gabbert and five children, who lost everything In the fire. Council to Install Tuesday EAST ALTON.—The Daughters of America Lodge of the Mayflower Council will meet Tuesday at Junior Hall for the regular semimonthly meeting. New officers BETHALm Jan, 14. (Special) Communteatlon of Meat wta die* etnted by Dr. John 1. KtuJtr, In* stnktof at Washington University, before members of the Parent- Teacher Association, Thursday night, in Legion pavilion. "Education ccmed with Is primarily eon* communication of will be installed. Mrs. Ansel Smith Iwcrk. ideas," according to Dr. Kesaler. He added that words mean different things to different persons, and in order to prevent misunderstand* ing, It is Important to realise that fact. He warned against the at* tltude of over-generalltlng on the basis of Inadequate Information and suggested at a panacea for anger, worry, anxiety, and prejudice, a policy of reserving judgment until adequate facts are available. During the brief business session, it was determined to purchase a first-aid cot for the primary budding. Announcement was made of the "overall and gingham" dance at the Legion pavilion, Saturday, Jan. 21, which the PTA Is sponsoring as a public project. The dance will feature old-time and modern music. During the social hour, following adjournment of the meeting, refreshments were served by parents of fourth grade pupils. Rotary Anns to Meet BETHALTO — The January meeting of the Rotary Anns will be held at 7:30 p. m., Tuesday, at the home of Mrs. Louella Neuhaus on Park drive. Mrs. Virginia Plegge will be co-hostess. Past Masters Confer Degree BETHALTO — William Lash, worshipful master of the Masonic lodge, recognized all past masters at a special meeting at the lodge hall last evening. They conferred the third degree on a candidate. Refreshments followed the degree will serve as installing officer. A social hour is planned to follow Receives Death Message BETHALTO — A telegram was the meeting with Mrs. Juanita i received here Friday by the Rex Barnett and Mrs. Sidney DeLong! Shemwell family, Informing them as hostesses. :of the death of Mrs. Shemwell's j b'J-yenr-old father in Mayfield, Ky, Clubbers Meet EAST ALTON.—Cub Scout den i Mrs. Shemwell had gone to Ken mothers and committeemen staged i tucky earlier this week and was in a meeting Thursday evening at the Legion Home. Plans were made attendance of her father when he died. Shemwell and his daughter for the regular pack meeting, Jan. and Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hearn and 26, at which time the theme for! family left today to attend the the month, "Crusade to Strengthen i funeral services at Mayfield. the Arm of Liberty," will be pre- t-» j __, , . Vile .rll ill UL AJIU^I 1.3 ) v» us u\z ij*.-^- Broadway Jhey are also the sented „ pl , dens ; A featur ^ of great-grandchildren of August. th meetlng wll , be presentation ^i h0 ^J,°. 5 £Z*SZL ISU the new" charter to the pack by an executive of Piasa Bird Council. Mrs. Vernon J. Brazier was in charge of the refreshments, served following adjournment. Mrs. William Miller, 1808 Jersey street, Alton. A sidelight on the birth of twin sons in the Miller family was that the births occurred the evening of the death of a great great uncle, of the First Methodist church Adolph Havelka ow Owensville,! met Fri(]ay evening at the nome Mo., who also was a twin. Sitze Forms Partnership With East Alton Barber EAST ALTON, Jan. 14.—Roy Sitze, who resides at 412 Broadway, has become a partner of J. L. Cottrell in the Cottrell barber shop, located on East St. Louis avenue. Sitze just completed his training at the Southern Illinois Barber Institute, East St. Louis. Sit/e's wife, Mrs. Retha Sitze, is owner and operator of the Glamour beauty shop, on Broadway. Pfc. Basham Leaves Rehearsal Sunday BETHALTO — Mrs. Irene Yeck, worthy matron of the Easter Star chapter, has called a rehearsal of in the initiation ceremony for all officers at 7 p. m., Sunday in the lodge hall. ' Instruction will' be given and Gleaners Class Meets i any officer desiring the practice EAST ALTON. — Gleaners class! is to attend. The special meeting of the chapter is set for 7:45 p. m. Tuesday. Father Hospitalized BETHALTO — The father of Mrs. Arch Rollins underwent sur- of Mrs. Clarence Quillen, 309 Monroe street. Fourteen members were present. Duirng a brief business session, conducted by Mrs. : gery early Friday morning in a Jewell Story, president, the class j Jacksonville hospital. The father, voted to contribute $50 to the i a Carrollton resident, has been a church budget and $5 to McKen- : frequent visitor here. dree College. A social hour was followed by | Auxiliary Entertains Veterans BETHALTO" — Members of the games. Prizes were awarded to j Legion Auxiliary recently enter- Mrs. John Hanks, Mrs. R. M.| Inined veterans at Alton State Smith and Mrs. Reuel Autery. i Hospital. They serve a dinner and The February meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Clifford Cooper, who will be assisted by Mrs. Sidney DeLong. A feature of the distributed individual gifts to each following a recreational period. 1'he date was arranged through the county officer of Auxiliary EAST ALTON. — Pfc. Clarence | teacher of the class. meeting will be a pound gift ex- ! units. Mrs. Violet Neunaber, pres- change. Mrs. R. M. Smith is' ident of the local group, was in Basham, who returned to the United States, Dec. 2, after spending the past year stationed at Guam, has left for Camp Meade, Mr. Pfc. Basham has been visit- Ing his mother, Mrs. Mae Basham, 620 Washington, and sister, Mrs. Lowell Bazzell, 408 Monroe, and other relatives. He has been in, service for the past year and one- h * threec " rs Lowell Bazzell entertained with a am Thursday evening at the East Alton Pentecostal church. Games were enjoyed. Excelling were Barbara Jean Frazier, Mrs. Glendola Dlvely, Mary Frazier and Herman Feuquay. Guests at the party were Mr. and Mrs. Warren Fraley, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Feuquay, the Rev. and Mrs. Russell Owens, Don Grif- Church at East Alton To Receive Members EAST ALTON, Jan. 14.—The First Methodist Church will receive into membership a class of young persons who have been receiving instructions for the past 10 weeks. The Rev. L. B. Walkington, pastor, and Mrs. F. L. ! Melvin have been giving the les: .sons. Several adults will also be ; received during the Sunday morn- inp worship service. The Rev. Walkington will attend ! a missionary workshop Monday and Tuesday in Mount Vernon. He will speak at the Monday afternoon conference on the subject: "The Local Board of Missions, Its Program and Purpose." The conference will end Tuesday at noon and Pastor Walking- :n, Leo Feuquay, Lowell Bazzell, 3eiores and Rudy Bazzell, Shirley Prazier of East Alton, and Mrs. jlendola Dively and two children, and Mrs. Walter Beck and Miss Ruth Morris of Hartford, and Mr. and Mrs. Ewell Turner of Cottage Hills. Refreshments were served at the close of the social hour by the hostesses. Burkham to Become President of Globe ST. LOUIS, Jan. 14. (ft— James 2. Burkham, 31, will succeed E Lansing Ray as president of the Globe-Democrat next Thursday. Publishing Co. ™L -1^ «^ *!l' »™ *n plan's to murn TeW'ln for the third session of the midwinter Institute Tuesday at 7:30 p. m., nt the local church. Rev. V. W. Corrie, pastor of Main Street Methodist Church in Alton will speak at the Tuesday evening service of the institute. East Alton Notes ' EAST ALTON.—Lewis Starbuck remains seriously ill at his home 405 Bowman avenue. Starbuck has been bedfast for several years Friends of Steve McMonigle of Cottage Hills are advised that he is still a patient In Wood River Township Hospital and his condi tion is unchanged. The Rev. William F. Bohn, 204 Monroe street, accompanied by the Rev. W. Freeman Privett and E. J. McPhllllps of Alton attended a board meeting of the Hudelson Baptist Home, Centralia, Wednesday. • Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wright and daughter, Patty of Rosewood Heights, visited Wright's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Wright, New Florence, Mo., and Mrs. Wright's parents, Mr. and Mrs. James P. Monroe of South New Florence, Monday and Tuesday. Mrs. Ada McLeland of Tilden arrived Thursday at the home of Rev. and Mrs. L. B. Walkington, 601 Broadway, where she will visit several days. David Turnbaugh, 2, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Turnbaugh, 415 Church street, a patient at Wood River Township Hospital since last Sunday, Is Improving, according to a report from relatives. David has been suffering from a strep infection. Ray, 65, will take over the new. !y created position of chairman of the board and will continue as editor and publisher. In making the announcement, Ray said that Burkham, his nephew, will direct business functions, enabling Ray to devote his full ime to editorial management. It Is estimated there are 100,)00,000 people in South America. Burial Hall Opened to All PRAGUE, Jan. 14. munlct officials ruled today that members of all religious faiths— and those who profess to be without religion— can use Prague's largest burial hall, previously set aside for Roman CaUUlea. , charge of the visit. Bethalto Notes BETHALTO — Mrs. E. D. Yeck and "trailers" attended a meeting of members of the Order of Eastern Star at Granite City, Friday night. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. McGaughey and family are dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell McMillan this evening. Local members of the White Shrine attended meetings in East St. Louis and Granite City this week. Dr. J. Clark will, begin a series ot sermons Sunday morning at the Presbyterian Church on the stations of the cross, suggested to him by his experiences in the Jerusalem street, "Via Dolorosa," down which Christ carried the cross to Calvary. 4 Courses Open, Bell Worker Says ST. LOUIS, Jan. 14. UP)— Union leaders say they will decide by midnight tomorrow, when a truce expires, what to do about the strike they have threatened to call against the Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. "We have four courses open," said Frank P. Lonergan, vice president of the CIO Communications Workers' Division 20. "We can force invoking of the King-Thompson law with or without a strike." One of the provisions of this Missouri law banning strikes against public utilities is for com- puluory arbitration. "We can by-pass Missouri and strike In the five other states, which have no similar law," Lonergan continued. "We can strike In all sto states and ask the federal court for an Injunction against enforcement of the King-Thompson law. One ot our unions did this in New Jersey. "Or we can postpone a strike and tie In with our national union in a country-wide telephone strike next month." Plans for a nationwide strike were announced by the national union recently, The union claims 80,000 mem* bers In Southwestern Bell's territory of Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and a small area In Illinois near St. Louis, About 12,000 of them work In Mis* sourl. l«ae Homeless In Puerto SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Jan. 14. Of)—Red Cross officials estimated today that about 1500 pea>le were made homeless by a fire hat swept through the poor Punts Borlngquln lection, 90 mUtt west of here last night \

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