Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 17, 1950 · Page 12
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 12

Alton, Illinois
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Tuesday, January 17, 1950
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»AOt TWItLVt ALTON BVfiNItfO TBLKORAPM TUESDAY, JANUARY it, IMt OES Anniversary At Chesterfield Women Receive 50 CHESTERFIELD, Jan. 17. — (Special.)—One hundred and ten persons attended the golden annt versary of the Agnes Wickfleld chapter of Eastern Star, Friday. Guests were present from Greenfield and Medora. The following program was presented: Welcome song. Wllma Keele Agnes Sawtell, Marie Snidle, Mar , Jorle Adams, and Betty Stark weather; address of welcome, Martan Chlsm, Junior past matron; response, member of Greenfield Chapter, Mrs. Rosella Twltchcl history, Mrs. Lois Guess; presenta tlon of 50-year Jewels to Mrs. Clara Barr and Mrs. Mae Parker, Mrs. Mattle Dams; song to charter members, "Perfect Day," Wilma Dodge, Medora City chapter. Mrs Alma Quirk, charter member of Medora chapter, was presented a handkerchief corsage. The hall was decornted In yel low mums, snap dragons, gold candles, and ferns. Birth Announcement CHESTERFIELD. — Relatives here have received announcement of the birth of a six-pound son, Dale Lee Van Etten, to Mr. and Mrs Dale Van Etten, Kilburne, tit Springfield Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Van Etten will be remembered as Miss Nancy Lee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lee. Che*terficld Note* CHESTERFIELD. — January business meeting of United Ladles' Aid will be held Thursday in the church claw room. Nelson Tenton was a guest Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs He'rschel Refiling, Waverly. Everett Adams, accompanied by Albert Johnson and S. E. Burns, were business visitors In Kansas City, Mo., Monday, Birthday Party At Fosterburg FOSTERBURG, Jan. 17. — The •Ixth birthday of Rita Stahl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alvln Stahl, Fosterburg, was observed at their home Saturday afternoon with a party. The basement of the Stahl home wat decorated with pink and white •treamert and balloons. Games were played and prizes were awarded to Carol Gvillo, Marshall Moyer, Micky Cravens, Joe Cravens, Dorothy Plegge, and Phyllis Paul. Party hats and favors were given each guest. Balloons were aUo given the guests. Refreshments were served at •mall table and chair sets. A large birthday cake was decorted with "Happy Birthday." Ice cream, decorated at clowns, and cake was •erved by Mrs. Stahl, assisted by Mlsi Jean Dunn, Mrs. Russell Event, and Mrs. I. W. Moyer, sls- tert of Mrs. Stahl. Gumtt Included the grandpar- entt of Rita, Mrs. R. V, Stahl, Alton, and Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Dunn, Delhi. Mr. Stahl was unable to be present, being hospitalized. Other guests, not Including prize wlnnert, were Mrs. Al Hilton, Bunker HU1: Mrt. T. W. Moyer, Jtneyvtlle; Mist Jean Dunn, Delhi; Mr*. Elmo Miller and Mrs. Rex Crmcded Ring Seven Candidates Enter Race For Maeoupin County Sheriff CARLINVILLE, Jan. 17.—(Special.)—A fight for the office of sheriff again looms In Maeoupin County as It did In 1946, with four Republican candidates and three Democratic candidates filing the first day for nomination In the April primary. OtheA are expected to file before the last day, Jan. 23. County Clerk Denby R. Boring said the doors swung open at 8:30 a. m. to many candldates-who were waiting early In the hallway. Lots were drawn as' to places on the tickets. The following Republicans filed the first day: County judge, Paul H. Balding; county clerk, Denby R. Boring; superintendent of schools, I. K. Juergensmeyer; sheriff, George Ashley; Waller J. Wenner, Virgil "Dutch" Imel, and Larry Schnaf. Democrats: County judge, Francis J. Bergen; counly clerk, John B. Orler, IrVIn Reader; county treasurer, John F. Baima; superintendent of schools, Harold Stults; sheriff, Henry (Hawk) Andreaus, Edward I. Slenko, and Russell (Red) Brown. No opposition developed the first day In the filing for Republican precinct committeeman, but n number of opposing candidates for Democratic precinct committeemen filed Ire first day. Those filing for precinct com- mltlcemcn on the Republican side Edward Young; Gillesple 6, Roy McCormlck and Russell Sexton; Carllnville 1, John Cole and Francis Brown; South Otter, Klery D. Weller and South Palmyra 1, Percy O. Angelo. * ' Blackburn Students te Wed CARLINVILE. — A matriage license was Issued In the county i clerk's office Monday afternoon to Donald Parsell Beatty, 22, Jerseyville, and Virginia Mae Alamsha, 19, Chicago. Both are students at Blackburn College. SMI Born CARLINVILLE. — Mr. and Mrs. Dale West, Hettlck, are parents of a son, their first child, born Monday at Maeoupin Hospital. The mother was formerly Miss Esther Quails. Graf ton Church Dedicates Seven Staunton 1, Jess A. Hastings; Ml. Olive 1, Wlllard Graham; Glrard 1, James T. Derringer; Glrnrd 2, Paul Post; Virden 1,. William W. Sanders; Gillesple 4, L. C. Morrison; Brushy Mound, Leo Young; Carlln- ville 1, Kred C. Flcker; Carlin- vllle 3, Fred J. Lawrence; North Otter, Harry Wallace; Bunker Hill 1, W. H. Whitfleld; Bunker Hill 2, L. N. Fensterman; Brighton 1, E .M. Stubbleficid; Chesterfield, Eric Corney; and Western Mound, J. N. Bates. All are candidates for re-election with the exception of Post and Bates, of Girard and Western Mound, respectively. Democratic precinct committeemen filed include: , Mt. Olive 1, Henry Danklef and Nick Dobernik, jr.; Mt. Olive 2, Tohn B. Thomas; Mt. Olive 4, Pete Sleboda; Nilwdod 1, Lee Rule; Girard 1, Bartie Hopson and Carl H. Worth; Girard 2, Terry W. Lair; Vtrden 1, Carl Neighbors and Andrew Conder; Virden 2, Fred Moffitt; Virden 3, Charles Gwilt. Glllespie 2, Arthur N. (Nick) Johnson and W. E. Cavanaugh; illesple 5, William Taylor and Miller, Fosterburg; Mrs. Ralph Bennett, Mrs. Russell Evens and Mrs. Russell Patterson, Alton, and Sara Jean Stahl, Bucky Stahl, Sherry Stahl, Joan, Janet, Sue Moyer, Lynn and Jimmy Evens, Norma Nolan, Sue Miller, Judy Miller, Joyce Unver/agt, Becky and Stephen Bennett, Janice and Beverly Bernhard, Sandy and Barbara Patterson, and Nancy Schneider. Rltn received many gifts. Food Shower for Pastor FOSTETRBURG.—A food shower will be held for the family of the Rev. E, C. Sandln, new pastor of the First Baptist Church, following the Wednesday night prayer meeting. GRAFTON, Jan. 17. (Special)— The Rev. John Cole dedicated seven children at the morning service at, the Assembly of God Church, Sunday. They were Norma, Stanley, and Juanita, children of Mr. and Mrs. Noah Cain, and Tabltha, Virginia Sue, Jonathan, and Barbara Elaine, children of Mr. and Mrs. William Haynes. Four or five candidates from the Grafton Assembly of God Church will bo baptized by the Rev. John Cole at fhe Assembly of God Church, Carrpllton, next Sunday at 2 p. m. Ca'hdiates from Jerseyville, Carllnville, and Carrollton will be baptized also. At the annual board meeting, Sunday morning, all officers and the pastor were re-elected for 1950. Marriage Revealed GRAFTON—Mrs. Dorthy Cope, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cory, Grafton, and James Norman, Little Rock, Ark., were married at Little Rock, Jan. 8, it was announced Monday. Move Here GRAFTON—Mrs. Naomi Crosz- kewicz and children, Jack, Jo, and David, Alton, moved into the Ka- zlnskl home over the weekend. Mrs. Croczkewicz's mother, Mrs. Josephine Holmes, Alton, moved here the latter part of December, following a fire in the Wilson Army Store, 132014 Broadway, which destroyed their apartment home. Jo entered the fifth grade and Jack entered the sixth grade, here, Monday. David is a ninth grade student at Roosevelt Junior High, Alton. Drew Rehearsal GRAFTON—Dress rehearsal for "It's A Date," home talent play to be presented Wednesday and Thursday evenings at the high school auditorium, was held Monday evening instead of this evening as scheduled. Graf ton Notes GRAFTON—Harry Duncan returned to Alton Monday morning, having spent the weekend here. Among the Graftonians at Alton Monday were Mrs. Bruce Manning and son, Royal; Mrs. Ralph Tomp- klns, Miss Johnnie LeFalvre, Mrs. Elsah Students Attend Concert GRAFTON, Jan. 17. (Special) — The 20 students of the upper room", their teacher, Mrs. F. A. Relsner, Jerseyville, and Mrs. Ernest Lyons, Mrs Robert Diaz, and Mrs. Clay* ton D. Ford, who transported th« students to St. Louis in private cars, viewed the exhibits of the Missouri Historical Society at the Jefferson Memorial Building, and the Jewel Box at Shaw Gardens before attending the student con* cert presented by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra at Kiel auditorium this afternoon. The occasion Is the second of a series tit three concerts the students are attending this season. Enters tfontrftal ELSAH.—Mrs. Ora Prather wat admitted to St. Joseph's Hospital, Sunday afternoon, to undergo a major operation today. Attend Farm Bureau Meeting tfLSAH.—Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Croxford attended a meeting of fhe Jersey County Farm Bureau, held at the grade school, Jerseyville, Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Crox* ford's son, Hubert, spent Saturday with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Slaten, Elsah township. El»nh Notes ELSAH.—Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Briggs and children, Raymond, Shirley, and Bobby, had as Sunday guests, Mrs. Brfgg's sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Painter and son, Raymond, East Alton, and Mrs. Brigg's and Mrs. Painter's mother, Mrs. Lee Orris, Rlggs- ton, 111. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cronln and daughter, Rosemary, Alton, were at the home of Mrs. Cronin's parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Lister and family, Mill street, Saturday and Sunday. Carroljton Youth Hurt In Car-Truck Mishap CARROLLTON, Jan. 17 (Special)— Darrell Ballard, son of Mv. and Mrs. Louis Ballard sr., of this city, is a patient. In Boyd Memorial Hospital as the result of Injuries received In a car accident Monday morning near the home of Miss Delia Foley on Locust street. Ballard suffered a concussion when the car in which he was riding with Lloyd Ussery and a truck driven by Mrs. Betty Short collided at the intersection. Ballard is employed at the Ford garaga in this city. The other occupants escaped with minor cuts and bruises. Attend Chicago Meeting CARROLLTON — Mr. and Mrs. Lynn P. Simpson of S. E. Simpson and Co. left Monday for Chicago to attend the winter home furniture mart showing. Simpson has been attending the furniture mart Lorena Dobson, and Mrs. Nell Riordan. Mr. and Mrs. J. Robert Mosby were in St. Louis, Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Bryant and daughter, Marilyn, and Mrs. Bryant's sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Bryant and son, Ronnie, 3226 Belle street, 'Alton, visited Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Johnson, Chandlervllle, Mrs. Anna Dillon, and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Thomas, Havana, Sunday. , Group Meeting GRAFTON — Two carloads of youths from the Grafton Methodist Church and the Rev. Edward Souders and Frank Hagen who transported them, attended the Hawthorne Group meeting at Kane, Monday evening. Nw Just Lift a Lew Ili I NM driving thrill in tne 1950 U Ambassador! OIUVMIO HIM Mart SMfMfmm Want to know the last word in effortless driving? •efocto-Lift Starting is here— combined with Hydra-Matte Drive, in the 1950 Nash Ambassador! limply lift a lever tnd got There isn't a dutch pedal—not even a starter button! Drive all day without shifting gears! And here's the thrill of America's top high oomprettion engine that uses regular gasoline—a Nath Ambassador development. You've never known such performance •ltd gasoline mileage in a fine car before. OrtuchquktMM—for Airflyte design cuts through the wind with 20.7% less air drag than the average of all current cars tested. And no other fine car can match the comfort and luxury of the Nash Ambassador, with its Airliner Reclining Scat, its Weather Eye Cpnditioned Air System, its Twin- Bed spaciousness, and the rigidity and lasting silence of Airflyte Construction. Everyway you look at it, here is the most modern of line cars, yet the price of a Njash Ambassador, even a Custom model regally tailored to your order—js as much as a thousand dollars lets than cart of comparable size and quality would cost you! See your Nash dealer, and compare! $ 750 2082 40 Svaw 2-docr It dan Car WmlraltJ > tt*t«. «n4 )M«I ••*•• (If My) •«*• Hydra* Malic Drive optional on UM Nash AmtNUHclor »l «lra cotl. White tidewall tlrei, Airliner Reclining Seal mil Weather Eye Syr lent optional at extra coil. mu m c< 7"*'7 "'*• The Finest Value* in America's FlueM Can -«(Mw'*< , Otto**, MM. ^KAJtt ^0 AJ M AAA A — — ~ A AM A — ^* ^ 9M»r NAM AMfASIAOOl OtMtfff f HMO? Ail mill MNf-CAi flAIWM fHft*>Ma*i high-compression engine —now 7.3 to T. The only AmeifHn engine wUh 7-bcaring, 100% counterbalanced crankthaft. Utei regular tuoline. waatkar •»•• Fresh air ventilation and heat control. You never have dust, or know cold, fwta k«4t for luxurious sleeping-car comfort al night or so thai one passen- ger may rest while his partner drives. Alrllyie «<Mutru«tlaii. In Nash the entire frame and body, floor and roof are welded into one super-strong unit, squeak-free, raitle-proof.Twice at rigid. TMIII'I MUCH Of TOMORROW IN All MAIN OOII fOOAV * ALTON NASH CO., INC. 512 E. Broadway- Alton Osternwnnts InGreeneCo. CARROLLTON, Jail, It (Sp«* clan—L. o. OstermaHn wat assess* ed damages of $3280 by a Jury Friday in Greene Count*/ Circuit Court. The suit wat filed agaHtM Otter- mann by Patricia Ann Houseman, ft minor, daughter of Mf.'*hd Mrs. H. H. Houseman, who wag Injured July 18, 1949, when struck by a car driven by Ostermann. "* The child suffered a skull fracture, a fracture of the right femur and leg, and an injury to her left arm and spent several weeks in Boyd Memorial Hospital, The accident happened In front of the Houseman home on the Center* vlllc road. The suit as filed atked damages of $25,000 and costt. MlM Floret* iMe* CARROLLTON—Miss Ann Plor* eth, Camden, N. J., slstf f of W. H. Floreth of this city, died Sunday at the home of her sister, Mrs. Mary Peters, Centralla, 111. Miss Floreth had been ill for several months and was unable to come here a few weeks ago to attend the funeral of her mother who died in Boyd Memorial Hospital. The body hat been taken to the Williamson funeral home, Jacksonville, where funeral services were held this afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Floreth attended the funeral. Valuable Stamps A few 24-cent airmail stamps of the United States, which show the alrplant in the center flying upside down, now are valued at $3000 each. twice each year for the past 25 years with the exception of the war years, when showings were discontinued. Merchandise purchased by Simpson will be shown in his store here during tjhe year. 10 Democrat*, No Republican* File for Greene County Offices CARROLLTON, Jan. 17 (Special—A . avalanche of Democratic county officials almost overwhelm* ed Dwlght Coontod, county clerk, when he opened the doors of his office Monday at 8 a. m. C. A> Whitetfde, present county superintendent of schools, led the throng Into the county clerk'! »f* flee, sohie of whom had been watt* ing in the court house corridors since 7:30. There was no such en* thusiams In the Republican ranks on this, the first day of filing, and no Republican has yet filed for any office. However, some are ex* pected to do so before the latt date of filing, Jan. 23. Three candidates'have filed for the .office of Greene County sheriff. They are/ Rupert Vallen- tlne, Ward Burton, and Bill Lee. Three have filed for the office of county superintendent of schools. They are the Incumbent, C. A. Whiteslde, Mrs. Thelma Wilkinson, and Olln Stead. Two have filed for the office of county treasurer. They are J. F. Hubbard and Delos Akers. Dwight Coonrod, county clerk, is at present unopposed for re-election and Attorney Jack Alfeld is also unopposed for the office of county Judge. W. O. Harp, Roojjftouse, has filed lor the office of senatorial commltteeman. Precinct committeemen who have filed are Tom Tatman, White Hall; Orvllle Stout, Woodville; Fred Ashlock, Carrollton, 2; C. L. Hawk, Kane, 1; D. O. Shade, Roodhouse; Lynn Kinser, Rockbridge; H. M. Battershell, Roodhouse, 3; Vernice Varble, Woodville, 2, and Fred Gleason, Walkerville. Speaks at Rally CARROLLTON—The Rev. Laurel Grigg, pastor of the local Baptist Church, was speaker at the West Central Baptist Association BYF rally, Monday evening, in the Bap- tist Church in Manchester. The Rev. Grlfg was accompanied by a group of young people from the local church. Carttttttoit BtaUft CARROLLTON - Mrs. Maude Taylor and son, Richard, and Miss tjrtula Chlnoweth, St. Louis, spent Sunday here with Mrs. Taylor's sister, Mrs. Anna Steed. Miss Lucille Dowdall, Alton, was a weekend guest of. her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Dowdall. Mr. and Mrs, Joe Powell and children, Greenfield, were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs 1 . James Mldklff. Miss Martha Deli Bishop, Alton, spentMhe weekend here with her parents, Mr. .and Mrs. Curtis Bishop. * Pfc. Larry Lodge, who Is on leave enroute to Japan, where he will be stationed, spent Suriday here with his brother*in*law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Ballard jr. Other guests at the Ballard home Sunday were Mr, and Mrs. Warren Lodge sr., and son, Billy, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Evans and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Cox and Mr. and Jfrs. Warren Lodge jr. and son, all of Alton. Sunday guests of Mrs. Grace Admire were Mr. and Mrs. Ray Admire and family and Miss Martha Admire, Alton, and Mr. and.Mrs. Roy Cummins and daughter of this city. The regular meeting of the Rebekah Lodge will be held Thursday evening in the IOOF hall. Miss Dorothy Graham, Springfield, spent, the weekend here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Garham. Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Short and family, Mrs. W. Vandersand sr., Rockbridge, and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Zipprlch and family, Alton, were guests Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Vander- sand Jr. Attorney and Mrs. Jack McDon- £u§t«ve Krtipp, Bttllctef Of 'Big Bertha/ Diet SAL2BURG, Austria, Jan. 17. <*» Gustav Krupp, the German ar« mamentt king who built "Big Ber* tha" lit World War ! and even more deadly gunt for Hitler in World War It, Is dead. The 79-year-old head of one of the world's most tremendous arm* industries died at his family estate here yesterday. His full name wa» Gustav Krupp von Bohlen and Halbach. The aged Industrialist had been partially paralysed since the war and escaped trial as a Nazi war criminal because he was too ailing and senile. . Allied doctors, at the time the Nurnberg trials com* menced In 1945, said Krupp wat suffering from softening of tht brain. Oil T* lie Made At Sea Norway's first floating herring- oil factory will go into operation early in 1950, Bergen reports. It is a 6000-ton ship, once a land* ing craft, and will have two oil* rendering units on board. The vessel also will be able to produce herring meal and may use up to 150 tons of miscellaneous fith a day for this purpose. More.Meat Than Coffee Brazil's meat output in valued at 15 percent more than coffee, al* though coffee production dominates the country's agricultural life, according to the Encyclopedia Brt* tannica. aid and family moved Monday to their new home which has just been completed on School street. The modern ranch type house hat been under construction since early fall. ' . Dr. F. O. Whiteman and Brace Dawson made a 'business trip to Palmyra, Mo., Monday. . The members of the Mt. Gilead Home Bureau unit met Tuesday nf. the home of Mrs. Arly Short. Lessons were given by the local leaders on "Choosing a Practical Wardrobe" and "Accident Prevention In the Home." BIEDERMANS BRINGS THIS BIG COME IN! WRITE IN! CALL 2-9271 PLATFORM ROCKER in DURABLE PLASTIC! regular 59.95 44.75 MONTHLY looks like LEATHER! feels like LEATHER! wears like LEATHER! IN 4 COLORS... red, brown- • green, chartreuse Wfll built throughout and upholstered .in miracle plastic! No fading, no Mf|in|, no scuffing! So •asy to cltan with a damp cloth! Hare's old fashioned comfort dressed up in modern style. «i« * 200 miles free delivery OtW BROADWAY tr BROADWAY arriHASA

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