Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 17, 1950 · Page 3
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

Alton, Illinois
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Tuesday, January 17, 1950
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 19SO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAOt Tttfttt Hartford Civic League Elects J, H. Backcitsto Named Chairman HARTFORD, Jan. I?.—Members of the Civic League recently elected the following officers for the corning year: Chairman, J. H. Backensto; vice chairman, Frank Doyen; financial secretary-treasurer, E, G. Waterman, and-record- Ing secretary, J, M. Dugan, Committee chairman elected were: finance, J. B. Mock; planning, R. E. Caldwell; membership, O. E. Berry; athletic, Clarence Mennemeycr; social, E. L. Sparks; building, R. E. Caldwell, Jim Eubank and U. E. Sparks. The Civic League and the South Roxana Dads will sponsor a boxing team in the Golden Gloves next month. ' The boys will enter through the Bob Smith Athletic Club. There are about 20 boys on the team and about 10 of them are from Hartford. Others are from Alton, Wood River, Roxana, Bethnlto and Cottage Hills. Surprised on Anniversary HARTFORD.—Mr. and Mrs. Max Thurm of Humbert road, former residents of Hartford, were surprised Saturday night on their twentieth wedding anniversary. Mrs. Thurm's daughter, Mrs. Austin Bivens, planned the surprise at her home on East Maple street. Those attending were Mr. and .Mrs. Gilbert Brown and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Plank, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Dabbs, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Dabbs, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Dnbbs and son. Mrs. Belle Adams, Mrs. Ella Plank, Mr. and Mrs. Austin Bivens and sons, and the honored guests, Mr. and Mrs. Max Thurm and sons. The guests played games and prizes were awarded. Mr. and Mrs. Thurm were showered with gifts of china. The hostess served a luncheon and the table was decorated with a large anniversary cake. Pinochle Party Saturday HARTFORD.—A public pinochle party will be held in the Civic League building Saturday night. Prizes will be given and refreshments served. East Alton Class to Mark 4th Anniversary EAST ALTON, .Tan. 17.—The Duo class of the First Methodist Church met Friday evening at the church for a business and social meeting, Glen Cunningham, president, appointed a committee to prepare a slate of officers for the new year, to be presented at the next regular meeting. The Duo class will observe the fourth anniversary of its organization at the February. Cunningham appointed Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Luman, assisted by himself and Mrs. Cunningham as hosts for the next meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Whitten and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Becker were hosts at the Friday evening meeting. East Alton Policeman Returns to Desk Duties EAST ALTON, Jan. 17.—Fred McCauley of 216 North Pence street, was able to return to his duties as desk sergeant of the police department after a few days' absence because of a severe cold. Virgil Gentry substituted for McCauley during his absence. ICE PLAYS TRICKS—Aerial'view of Lake Wmnebago, Wi over \ PCM ice fishermen got caught on the ice after it cracked, marooning them from shore. Rescuers u_,ed bcwts to get them off the floe.—NEA Telephoto, PROPANE GAS SYSTEMS U-69 CODE For Heating, Cooking, Water . Heating and Refrigeration IMMEDIATE INSTALLATION Cas Supply and Price Guaranteed Alton Out Strut Ph. 2-7612 JiniyvilU HON. State. Ph. 596 East Alton Pair Married 42 Years RESCUE ATTEMPT FAILS—Men in rowboa in i it j \3 EAST ALTON, Jan. 17.—Mr. and Mrs. George Weber of 311 | George street, celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary Sunday, with a 6 o'clock dinner. Guests were'their children and included Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Ford and son, Charles, Mrs. Mildred Clayton, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Weber and two sons of Alton, and Merle Price sr., and Merle Price jr., of Houston, Tex. Mr. and Mrs. Weber were married at the Baptist, parsonage in Upper Alton by the Rev. T. N. Marsh, Jan. 15, 190S. Mr. and Mrs. Weber have resided in East Alton since their marriage. For many years they lived on Monroe street, until moving to the George street address seven years ago. They are mcm- ! bers of the First Methodist Church. ' Mr. Weber was employed by Western Cartridge Co. 45 years. He i . i t > i n ; ei n v^ai Mitiut: i_.u. "itJ >' try to reichBeveriy Pearson .;c:r-I rcl , rcd tliree years ago . h.irmrA \ i and a tripnn Jnur \as T\T.. \ir*\.~,,>, u.,.,m, !,.,„ Mr. Weber's health has not been cle), 13, in Fox river. Carl Pierson, her father; Beverly's sister, Barbara, 15, and a friend, . Schwemm, were crossing the river with her when the ice gi'ive way. All but Beverly were rescued. The J pood in the last few years be- scene is a short distance from the Norge ski slide where the annual ski tournament was being witnessed by thousands. Fox river grove is about 40 miles northv/est of Chicago. — AP photo. Brunjes Heads Hartford Drive For Polio Funds HARTFORD, Jan. 17 — The March of Dimes campaign, of which Orville Brunjes is local chairman, has started here. Containers have been placed in each business place and school and children have been given a card that will hold 50 cents In dimes. As yet a house to house campaign has not been "decided on. Hartford suffered only one minor case of polio last year, but some stricken with the disease in the past are still receiving help from the Foundation. Brotherhood Meets Tonight HARTFORD—Men of the First Baptist Church will be host to the Men's Brotherhood today at 6:30 p. m., starting with a dinner. An election of officers will be held. Hartford Beat* Mitchell ' HARTFORD—Hartford defeated Mitchell last night on the winner's court, 35-15. The starting line-up for Hartford included Joe Pickering, Bernell Caldwell, Herbert McGill, Paul Draper, and Douglass Sparks. Returni* from Hospital EAST ALTON.—Coleen LaVance Lay, eight-week-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Lay, 216 Whitelaw, was returned to her home last weekend from St. Joseph's Hospital, where she had been a patient a week for X-rays and examination. Tlt^fK.^1:^ fU, ivr.U A AAa man's Club will meet today at 7:30 Methodist Church Adds y p _ m> at thp commutlity bu ndin B . 25 at East Alton : ^ Irs - Bruce Hazen, program chair- EAST. ALTON, Jan. 17.— Twen- j man ' hns «i'™nged a program on ty-five persons joined the First |.V°uth conservation, with Mrs. Methodist Church, Sunday morn- j L!<) y d Disney of the Young Men's ing, according to the pastor, the Christian Association as speaker. - - ' Mrs. Donald Ott, Mrs. Maurice Harrison, Mrs. Edwin Doerr and Mrs. Ehvood Nooner are In charge of the social part of the program. Rev. L. B. Walkington. The seating capacity of .the 213 PIASA ST. OFFICE HOURSi church was taxed to take care of the crowd attending the services. The Rev. Walkington had been in Ml. Olive, Monday and today, attending a conference mission's workshop, where he was a speaker Monday afternoon. The Rev. Walkington will return this afternoon in time to attend the third session of the mid-winter institute, at which the local church is host, today at 7:30 p. m. The Rev. V. W. Corrie, Main Street, Methodist Church, Alton, will be the speaker at the services this evening. To Attend Greenfield Funeral EAST ALTON. — Mr. and Mrs. Shelby Murray, 135 Goulding, were called to Greenfield, Monday, because of the death of Murray's brother-in-law, Curt Cockran. Mr. and Mrs. Murray, with their daughter, Mrs. William Duncan, will attend funeral services for Cockrnn, Wednesday, at 2 p. m, at the Greenfield Baptist Church'. Married Couple* to Meet EAST ALTON.—Married Couples class of the First Baptist Church will meet Thursday at the parsonage, V 204 Monroe street at 7:30 p. m. Mr. and Mrs. Loren Wilson and Mr, and Mrs. George Goforth will assist the Rev. and Mrs. William F. Bohn as hosts. Released from Hospital EAST ALTON. — Mfs. Harry Garrison, 148 Victory drive, returned to her home today from Wood River Township Hospital, where she has been a major operative patient since Jan. 9. Mrs. Carrion's mother, Mrs. R. C. Wheeler, Pearl, has been at the Garrison home caring for her grandchildren while their mother was confined at the hospital. Mother's Meeting Thursday EAST ALTON.—Mother's Club of the schools will have its regular semi-monthly social meeting Thursday at 12:30 p. m. at the community building. The meeting will btfgin with a covered dish dinner with Mrs. George Clayton, Mrs. Norman Hibbard, Mrs. Frank Fosha and Mrs. Elden Stone In charge. Junior Women to Meet EAST ALTON.—The Junior Wo- cause of a heart ailment. Attend 1'ana Meeting EAST ALTON. — The Rev. Arthur Sherman, pastor of the Full Gospel Assembly Church, accompanied by the Rev. H. A. Hamilton, Alton, and the Rev. Kenneth Marshall, Cottage Hills, attended a Ministers' Sectional Fellowship meeting at Pana, Monday. The Rev. George Clark, a return missionary from Guatemala, who spoke at, the local church, Sunday evening, accompanied the group as far as Lllchfteld, where he was to lecture, Monday evening. WSCS to Meet Thursday EAST ALTON. — The woman's Society of Christian Service of the First Methodist Church will meet Thmsdny at 7:30 p. m., at the church tor its regular monthly meeting. Mrs. Charles Irvln will be the devotional lender and Mrs. Sheldon Pritchard will bo in charge of the lesson. Hostesses (or the social hour to follow the lesson will include Mrs. James Kennedy, Mrs. Waltei Moore, and Mrs. Robert Green, ({uilleiii Entertain EAST ALTON.—Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Quillen of 300 Monroe street entertained friends with a G o'clock dinner Sunday in observance of their 27th wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Quillen received a telephone message during the evening from Mrs. Quil- Ion's sister, Mrs. Delbert Jones of Indianapolis. 1ml. Quillen is on vacation from his job as an engineer for the New York Central Rail. 'iici. Auxiliary Mooting Thursday KASr Aivi'UN.—'i'ho American Legion Auxiliary will meet Thursday evening at the Legion Home for a business and social gathering. Plans will be completed for a party which the Auxiliary will sponsor for the veterans at Spruce Cottage, Alton State Hospital, Jan. 26. Finns for the party, which will include a dinner to be taken to the hospital, arc to be arranged by ( Mrs. Fred Llnkogle, rehabilitation chairman. Mrs. Clifford Cooper and Mrs. John Hanks will be the hostesses for the meeting. Church of God Notes EAST ALTON.—The Rev. Jordan, pastor of the Church of God on Pence avenue, will speak this evening at the Granite City Church of God and Wednesday will speak .it. the regular prayer service at 7:30 p. m. at the local church. Thursday evening, the Rev. Jordan will be guest speaker at the Collinsville Church of God. The Young People of the church will meet Friday at 7:30 p. m. for its regular meeting. The Rev. Jordan will speak. Next Sunday, the Rev. Estel Moore, Benton, state youth director, will speak here according .to an announcement of the pastor. Surprise Mrs. Haddock EAST ALTON.—Mrs. John Haddock was surprised with an oyster dinner, Monday evening, at her home, 331 Bowman. The party was arranged by her husband and Mrs. Henry Lawrence, in honor of her birthday. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cannedy, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Brazier and son, Joe, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Parker, Mrs. Odus Wardlow, Mrs. Lawrence, East Alton, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Smith, Alton, and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Balster, Bethalto. East Alton Custodian Lacerated Near Eye EAST ALTON, Jan. 17.—H. O. 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