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Monday, January 16, 1950
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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH MONDAY, JANUARY 1*. 1110 Methodist WSCS Meets at Kane KANE, Jan. 16. (Special)—The Woman's Society of Christian Service of the Jvlethodlst Church Iftet Thursday Afternoon at the Church. Twelve persons were present. Mrs. John Wehrly jr., was leader of the worship service. The les- sbt was given by Mrs. Harry Kish. The special feature wns given by Mrs. Kenneth Darr. Hostesses were Mrs. S. F. Wehrley and Mrs. George Cory. Part Matron* Meet KANE — The Past, Matron's club of the Order of Eastern Star met Thursday at the home of Miss Winifred Close for a 6 o'clock dinner. Nineteen members were present. •Hostesses were Miss Louise Cory Mrs. W. L. Richards, Mrs. C. C. Gary, Mrs. Everelt Khondes, Miss Aiina Williams, Mrs, Christy Lnn- ham, Mrs. Harry Johnson, and Mrs. Ralph Linder. The guests were Mrs. Charles Close, Mrs. W. H. Greene, Mrs. C. L. Hawk, Mrs, Harry Kirby, Mrs. C. A. Linn, Mrs. Warren Greene, Mrs. Wilbur Rowden, Mrs. T. G. Roady, Mrs. H. F. Freeh and Miss • Mary Brooks. Cards were the diversion of the eVfining. High score was made by Mrs. Kirby. entertain* nt Pinochle "KANE — Mr. and Mrs. William Bates entertained Friday night at a pinochle parly. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Harry Prough, Frank Prough jr., Miss Emma Grace TjUrpening, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Ozbun, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ghlor, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Reno and Mr. and Mrs. Guy Mitchell. Sunshine Class Meet* KANE — The Sunshine class of the Baptist Church met Thursday night at the home of Mr. Albert Clendenen, who was assisted by Mrs. Harold Bean, Mrs. Wayne Willis and Mrs. Everett Turner. Thirty were present. Devotlonals were conducted by Mrs. Roy Tur- pentng. Games were played and prizes were awarded to Mrs. Chester Ray and Mrs. Emll Dixon. Refreshments were served. Attend Funeral KANE — Golman Rondy, Mary- vllle, Tenn.; Elston Roady, Champaign, and Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Rowden, Qulncy, attended funeral rites of Duard Dlxon. Entertain* at Luncheon KANE — Mrs. T. J. Masterson NOR8IDE HARDWARE <r»rm«rly HaroU'i M*r4wnr«> JACK »nd JIM SCHimiCHT W54 Stale Htrert. I)1.1 .H-(MU DELIVERY SERVICE and Hunting Ltatnit* Itiut* Her*. North Alton Men> M«*ln» at Baptist <*«*«* Forrest Sawyer of Carbondaie, state secretary of the Men's Brotherhoods of the Southern Baptist Convention, will speak at a special men's meeting at. 7:30 p. in Thursday at North Alton Baptist Church. Refreshments will be served after the meeting and men of the community Interested In men's work In the church and brotherhood hnve been Invited toj ntlend the meeting. The mid-week prayer service will begin at. 7:30 p. m. Wednesday at the church. The Rev. George \V. Lamken will lead that service. Lincoln-Doutla* Committee to Meet The representative committee of Model Chapel, which Is working with the city-wide Lincoln-Douglas banquet committee, will meet nt 7 p. m. Tuesday at. the church. William Cannon Is chairman of the committee for Model Chapel. The •holr practice will begin at 8 p. m. Tuesday nt the church. The mid-week prayer and devotional service will begin at 7:30 p. m. Wednesday at the church. Olrl Scout Hoard Meet* Wednesday The North Alton Neighborhood '.Irl Scout board will meet at 1:30 p. m. Wednesday at. McKlnley School. The meeting has been postponed from last Wednesday. Nursery Mother* M«M The Nursery Mothers Club of Kim Street Presbyterian Church will meet at. 7:30 p. m. Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Cloyd Hamer of nnmonn Plnce. To /Mfeml Youth Convention The Rev. W. W. Skipper, pastor of First Church of God at. Enst Elm nnd Birch, and his daughter Gloria, will attend the Central District Youth Convention at Be ment. The convention will be In session Friday evening and Satur> dny, opening at 7:30 p. m. Friday The Rev. Skipper will be In charge of the musical programs throughout the convention. Boy Scout* Meet Tonight Boy Scout Troop 7 will meet nt 7:30 tonlpht at Veterans Memorial Center, The troop will henr a re port of the paper collection which was hold Saturday afternoon. Young Mm Mert Knrly Northslde Young Men's Club will meet nt 6:30 tonieht at the Rhelterhouse. The officers will Issue new membership cards nnrt new rules and regulations will he in effect. The boys will have a monthly dues system to assist, with n regular program throughout, the venr. The newly elected officers— Don Russo, president: Cecil Turner, vice president; .Tack Konko, secretary and Gene Fisher, treasurer—will take charge of this the first meeting of the new year. Young Men's Club will have another dance beginning at 7:30 p. m. Thursday at. the shelt.erhouse. Harry Lnun's orchestra will play for dancing. Men t* Meet North Side Business Men will meet at t:30 p. m. Tuesday at the Shelterhouw. The meeting will include the Election and Installation of the officers for the coming year. Party at 9heltefftmi*e Ladies Auxiliary of the Northside playground will have a card party beginning at 7:30 p. m. Wednesday it tM ifcelterhoutt. The Booster! and Auxiliary will have an old-fashioned dance beginning «t 8:30 p. m. Saturday at the Shelterhousc. Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Ecclea of 107 Gersoh drove to Curllfivllle Sunday to visit with their daughters, Mary Ann and Ruth, who are students at Blackburn College. Clayton Krug Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Krug Of 125 Gerson. was 111 at home over the weekend. entertained Thursday with a one o'clock bridge luncheon. Her guestr were Mrs. R. H. Clanahnn, Mrs. William Horn, Mrs. G. K. Hutchens, Mrs. R. J. Vallcntlne, Car rollton; Miss Anna K. Williams, Jerseyville, and Mrs. Ralph Llnder and Miss Emily McDermott. Prizes were awarded to Mrs. Horn nnd Mrs. Llnder. 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Bnptiftt Cln»ft to Meet KA3T ALTON—The Inner Circle class of the First Baptist Church will meet today at 7:30 p. m. at the church for its regular monthly business and social meeting. Mrs. A. E. Jones is the teacher. Granite City Gideon Meeting EAST ALTON — Russcl Keller, president of the Alton camp of the Gideon Bible Society, and Mrs. Keller, president of the Auxiliary of the Alton organization, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Werts, Fosterburg, Mr. and Mrs. VV. Traube, Bunker Hill, and Chnrles Scott, Alton, will attend a Gideon dinner meeting this evening nt Granite City. Members of the East St. Louis camp will also be present. Speaker o£ the evening will bu the state Gideon treasurer, Special mu.sic will be provided by the host camp. Clans to Paint Kooin EAST ALTON — The Going Our Way class of the First Baptist Church met Friday evening at the ctourch for Its regular meeting. The class voted to paint and redecorate an unused room In the basement of the church for the nursery. The class set Jan. 27 as the date for members to have a covered dish dinner at the church. A decision was also made to continue the Christmas fund through the coming year so that funds may be available for benevolent work at the Christmas season. The third Sunday evening of the month, immediately following church services, wns set for a.get- together of members. The class held the first social meeting, Sunday evening, with 15 members present. Mrs. William F. Bonn, teacher, provided refreshments for the Sunday evening meeting. Mr, and Mrs. John Bowers were winners of a ping pong contest between various couples of the class. Duncan Undergoes Surgery EAST ALTON—Owen Duncan, 305 Broadway, entered McMlllen Hospital, St. Louis, Wednesday and underwent major surgery for a severe throat ailment the following day. Relatives report Duncan to be improving. He hopes to return home by the last of the week. Mrs. Duncan remained in St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Talkington, Broadway, Mr. and Mrs. George Beanblossom, Pence, and Mrs. George Woodyard, Belle street, visited Duncan at the hospital Sunday afternoon. Koluriu from Hospital EAST ALTON—Mrs. W. A. Willis, 'li! J'ob street, returned to her home Saturday from Alton Memorial Hospital, where she wag a surgical patient since Jan. 2. Wills brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Dent man, and Mrs. Theresa Eckelkamp, St. Louis, visited Sunday afternoon with Mrs. Wills. Scout McetiiiK 'Tuesday EAST ALTON—All members of the East Alton Neighborhood Board and leaders and co-leaders of the East Alton neighborhood will meet Tuesday at 7:30 p. m. at the Community Building. Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK" Church Elects At Bunker Hill EAST ALTON, Jan. 16 — Roxana, with a 30-21 verdict over Louis Baer, Madison, won the championship of the nine-team East, Alton Invitational Grade School Basketball Tournament Saturday night. In the consolation game East Junior, Alton, trounced Hartford 42 to 19 to win the third <place trophy. Charles T. Gabbert presented the first place trophy to Roxana co- captains Eugene El ledge and George Grant. Richard Benner, captain of the Louis Baer team, accepted the second place trophy for his team and Jimmy Kisenreich and Eugene Werner, co-captains, received the trophy for East Junior. Aher teams participating in the tournament, which began Wednesday, Included East Alton, Be- thallo, Roosevelt, of Alton, Nameoki and Wood River. Brailer Infant III EAST ALTON—Steve Brazier, 1, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Brazier, 210 Grand, entered St. Joseph's Hospital, Friday where he has been seriously ill with double pneumonia. His condition Is somewhat Improved, according to a report from his mother, but he will not return to his home until later in the week. Former Resident Weds EAST ALTON — Miss Mildred Hayes, 4408 Jackson, Gary, Ind., and Richard Bodin, Hobart, Ind., were married Jan. 14 at the Glen Park Baptist Church, Gary, bu the minister of the church. Mrs. Bodin is a former resident of East Alton and is the daughter of Mrs. Cleora Watkins, Gary, and Burt Hayes, Alton. Mr. and Mrs. Bodin arrived here Sunday to spend their honeymoon visiting an uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Foster, West St. Louis avenue, and cousins Albert Treece, Herman Street, and Raymond Treece, Alton. Judy Knight Seriously III EAST ALTON—Judith Knight, 7, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Knight, Bethalto, Is seriously ill with pneumonia at Wood River Township Hospital. Judy was a patient at the hospital before Christmas, but returned to her home on Christmas eve. Her condition became much worse last week and she re-entered the hospital Tuesday. Judy is a former East Alton resident, having been a first grade pupil at Blair school. Rev. Jordan Guest Speaker EAST ALTON—The Rev. N. A. Jordan, pastor of the Church of God on Pence avenue, was guest speaker at the Friendship General Baptist Church Saturday evening, The Rev. C. F. Murray is pastor of the Friendship Church. The Rev. Jordan will go to Maplcwood this evening to attend a District Youth Rally. The Rev. Estell Moore, Benton, state youth director, will be speaker of the evening at the rally. The Rev. Moore is a former East Alton resident. i To Attend Legion Meeting EAST ALTON—Several members of the American Legion post plan to attend the regular monthly meeting of the Madison-Bond County Council, Wednesday evening, at. the Roxana Community Center. August Kaeshamer, Alton, is the commander of the council. Kant Alton Notes EAST ALTON — Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Jackson, 111 Whitelaw, entertained Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Blaine, 155 Shamrock, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Siglar, 424 Monroe, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Chamberlain, 917 Haller, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Glassey, 110 Kingshighway, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Allsworth, Bethalto, and Mrs. Jackson's mother, Mrs. Emma Campbell, Sunday at dinner. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Cunningham, 307 Goulding, entertained with a canasta party, Saturday evening at their home. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Whitten and children, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Becker and children, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Hazen, and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hazen. Congregationalism Hold Annual Meeting BUNKER HILL, Jan. 16.—(Special.) — New officer* of the Congregational Church were elected as follows at the annual meeting of the congregation, Thursday evening, «t the church: C. H. Forreler, sr., trustee; George Ash, treasurer; Mrs. George Hess, financial secretary; Mrs. Ben Oldenettel, deaconess; O. B. Wise, deacon; Mrs. W. H. Mercer, clerk; Miss Mary Sanford, organist; Mrs. A. H. Wise, assistant organist, land Marry Morrison, jr., Sunday school superintendent. All departments of the church gave reports. The Rev. G. W.. Ridley served as moderator. It. was reported that. 36 new members had been received Into ihe church, and 12 children had been baptized. After the business meeting, a social hour was enjoyed in the basement, with the women of the church serving lunch. PTA Meet* BUNKER HILL. — After F. A. Rich, superintendent, had given a talk on "New Legislation," In keeping with the January Parent- Teacher Association theme,'"Foundations for Better Citizens," Friday evening, at the PTA meeting, Mr. and Mrs. Luther Mason showed a travelogue on national parks. After the meeting, refreshments were served by the seventh and eighth grade mothers, under the direction of the room mothers, Mrs. Jeanette Tunley and Mrs. Ed Bruckert. WCTU fleeting BUNKER HILL. — The January meeting of the Women's Christian Temperance Union was held Friday afternoon In the Methodist Church. Because attendance was small, several matters were postponed until the next meeting. Announce Birth of Bon BUNKER HILL. — Corporal and Mrs. Robert Shuitz, Shipman, are announcing the birth of a son, Robert Dale, born Friday at 7:30 a. m., in Macoupin Hospital, Carlinville. The baby weighed eight pounds and six ounces. Shuitz, who was home on furlough, left Saturday for Camp Hood, Tex., where he expects to receive his discharge in two weeks. Mrs. Shuitz is the WAMMU,!§**. V*KK DKUVEKV-WIAL I Mil ,, , ,, JMt STATK STUKJET NIRTS OUR fPEOIALTV WHAT YOU WANT- WHEN YOU WANT IT. . . . the man in the faintly is certain of handaome, spanklni- clemi thirls—with buttons on, collar and culls unfrayed. We launder men's thirls la DM* Ike niwt exacting ohservallen. Itememhrr While Way is ALTON'S SHIRT SPECIALIST OPEN T A. M. It • P. M. Arrives •! East Alton EAST ALTON, Jan. Ift-The Rtv. C. A. Wagner, G»rtni, arrived here wtlh his family over the weekend to assume leadership of the Bethel Pentecostal Church.. The pastorship at the church was vacated by the Rev. Harofd Carter recently. The Rev. and Mrs. Wagner add two daughters, ages 11 and 5, moved their household goods to East Alton, Friday. They will occupy the parsonage at the rear of the church building, which Is on the corner of Third street and Lincoln. Although Carml Is almost completely surrounded by high waters, the Rev. and Mrs. Wagner were able to move their furniture. The Rev. Wagner was in charge of Saturday and Sunday services at the church here. Birthday Party EAST ALTON—Mrs. C. A. Van Preter, 127 Shamrock, Mrs. Wil- former Shirley Emery, Bunker Hill. Robert Dale is the first grand- chlld'of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Emery Bunker Hill Notes BUNKER HILL. — Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kuhn, Montlcello, III., spent the weekend with the Rev. and Mrs. G. W. Ridley. Mr. and Mrs. Loren Olive, Evanston, spent Thursday and Friday with the Jesse Scroggins' family. Olive and Scroggins are cousins. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Taube attended a progressive dinner at the Jameson Baptist, Church In Alton Friday evening as guests of their son J. H. Taube and his family. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Haxel and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Griebel werti guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Jenkins In Alton Sunday afternoon and helped Linda Jenkins celebrate her fifth birthday. FRIGIDAIRE . Ir l.ini'-- K.H«> Terms SCHWARTZ APPLIANCE CO. U \\ I 1. 1«. I SON \\ r \\ ( ol) KIVKK. Ill I-HONK 4 H.-14I iiam Llnkdgle, ill Henry, Mr*. Carolyn Kellaf, 1# fcatt Alton avenue, Mrs. Elden Weishaupt, 812 Cherry, East Alton, and MlMl»l« Drake, Alton, attended a birthday party, Friday evening at the home of Mrs. Mayme Alexander, 306 Dry, Alton. The party wag given In hdnor of Mrs. John Young, also of Alton. rollotWni,* KWlal IWuf, merits were iefvM by tM hottMS, tible decoration* wew In pink aft* white and the birthday tnotll wM The birthday cake was by Mrs. Welthaupt and gift* wtft presented. ....... MAO TKUBOKAHt " MAKES Will UtITt >_..>_ ^ ^^eis^hft nSK W etnei without -Jtrsia. Nrmtt •» lo lirty, professionally IM W. THIRD 8T« DIAL t*tttt HOME OWNERS! SEC US KFORE YOU BUY Aluminum Awnlnfi Our SOFTLITE aluminum awnings are made of heavy, tough, airplane type metal. Sttrm Sash and Serun VACOL THERMOSEAL RUSCO Wood Aluminum Steel Combination windows In one permanently Installed unit . . . nothing to change . . . nothing to store. Ornamental Iran You create your own designs from stock parts with beautiful PRE-KUT ornamental iron. You save with PRE-KUT methods. ASK FOR FREE DEMONSTRATION. CAMPBELL 100 CENTRAL AVE. ALTON TENT * AWNING CO. 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Thia waa part of the $59.3 billion behind your policies, invented on Main Street until needed... helping M America! This money help* build the com* munity, extend electricity, expand factories, and helpa to make jobs in other waya. To do this, life insurance companies put $3.8 billion more money to work in 1940 alone! Nearly halt these "working dol- lara" went for better homing. Helped folk* buy or build homes, improve farms. The average of all life insurance company home mortgage loan* •mounted to only $00001 tMore folks making their own MCHEIIY* • • WHITE WAY By their own thrift and initiative . . . and by their own free will ... 80 million men and women are using life tniurance as a means of making their own aecurity for the future. Altogether in 1949, their policie* added up to 213 billion dollars of protection. And since it helps people do so much for themselves, life insurance is used by more and more people every year. 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