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

Alton, Illinois
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Tuesday, January 17, 1950
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 17,1950 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH >AO« OVIKTIIH Lutherans Elect AtBunkerHiU Herman Dttbblede Is Re* Elected Chairman IMcfc f nrii«r BUNKER HILL, Jan. 17 (Special) — William Sotman was reelected deacon and John Mansholdt was elected deacon when the Voter's Assembly of the Zlon Lutheran Church met Sunday afternoon I", the church basement. JJeiman Dubblede was re-elected chairman, Winfred Kampwerth, vice chairman, E. Allen Rust, secretary, and William Goebel, nominating committee. Oscar Bunte was elected trustee. Albert Rust was elected treasurer ami Earl Bruckert was re-elected financial secretary. Frank Schaller, Jr., was named to the building fund committee. Ed. Bruckert, Herman Dubblede, Arnold Barth, Arthur Goebel, Frank Enke, Norman and John Mansholdt were named to the building committee. All organizations gave financial reports. The Rev. H. C. Bruss is pastor of the church. Honored on Birthday BUNKER HILL—Delores Durbln was given a party by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Durbin, Saturday afternoon, in honor of her tenth birthday. Games were played and prizes awarded to Sharon Baker, Margaret Hopper, and Gary Rull. After the gifts had been unwrapped, Mrs. Durbln served refreshments to the following: Sammy Cagle, Mark Miller, Delores Jean Throne, Ruth Ann Thoma'e, Jean Mullink, Harriett Scheldt, Donna Jenkins, Judy Hammond, Norean Sauerwein, Gerald and Marian Durbin and persons who received prizes. Classes to Meet BUNKER HILL—The following Sunday school classes of the Methodist Church will meqt, this week/. Willing Workers, Wednesday afternoon, at. the church; Kum-Join- Us, Thursday afternoon, at the home of Mrs. Harold Bartels, and Young Adults, Thursday evening, at the church. Baptist Services BUNKER ^HILL—Tuesday evening, there will be a potluck supper for the Baptist. Young People's Union, after which the Gospel Fellowship team will have a sen-ice at the Towerview Nursing Home. Thursday afternoon, the Missionary Society will have its regular meeting at: th« church. Friday evening, the Young Married People's class will have a party at the parsonage and Saturday evening the Senior BYPU will have a party at the church. Bunker Hill Notes BUNKER HILL—Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Mercer and Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Wise were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dona In Wood River Sunday. Mrs. Dona is Mercer's daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Kierle and Mrs. R. E. Bley jr., left Saturday for a month's vacation in Hot Springs , Mexico, Californa, and other points of interest. Mr. and' Mrs. Earl Prager and daughter, Dorothy, Fosterburg, visited Mr. and Mrs. James Tiona and family Sunday. L. E. Jansen was moved to St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield, Friday in Jacoby's ambulance. Jansen is suffering from pneumonia. • Mrs A- H. Wise visited Miss Carolyn Sessel at St. Anthony's Infirmary, Alton, Saturday afternoon. Roxana Boy Scouts Hike at Lock Haven ROXANA, Jan. 17. - Thirteen boys of Boy Scout Troop 25 enjoyed an overnight hike over the weekend to the Lock farm at Lock Haven. Transportation' was furnished by Gilbert Helmkamp, Wood River businessman. Weather conditions were not favorable for outdoor camping and Assistant Scoutmaster Gordon Kennedy experienced some difficulty in fire building, due to the rain and high humidity. All scouts completed their requirements with the exception of one, who, due to a misunderstanding, was not prepared with the cooking equipment. The night was gpent inside tents and messages were sent by code in flashlight or sounds by tapping tin craft ware. The group gathered on a hillside across from the camp site and attended Sunday school, which was conducted by Scoutmaster Willian) Wrest. The lesson was "Isaiah Might Have Been an Eagle Scout. After the Sunday school program, the boys prepared the fire for their afternoon meal. After the meal, Donald Kennedy of the Explorer patrol took the boys on a short hike and gave instructions for future Adventure Trail pro- Red Cross Annual Meeting Thursday W. L. Millner to \Spcak at Dinner at YWCA "And then after you get out, who knows? Maybe the presidency of some university!" Roxana Scouts Begin First Aid Program ROXANA, Jan. 17 — Because of activities last week at the Edison gymnasium, during the regular scout gymnasium night, It was decided Boy .Scout Troop 25 will have a first aid class Wednesday evenings and discontinue gymnasium night, so the boys can prepare for the first aid ..program to be conducted soon. Patrol leader Dale Hill and his patrol have been assigned to build fires at ,the scout house for these sessions. It is hoped that through this program all boys in the troop will earn their second-class badge by Feb. 1. Scoutmaster William Wrest will conduct the classes on Wednesday evening and he urges all parents interested in first aid training to attend with their son. Brownie Troop 10 Meets ROXANA — Brownie Scouts of Troop 10 met Monday afternoon at the Brushy Grove School with their leader, Mrs. James Owen. Nancy Hose served as chairman. Faye Love was secretary; Alice Watkins, treasurer, and Sharon Owen, patrol girl. The annual Girl Scout potluck to be held Thursday was announced and slips for the food were sent home. The girls discussed the overseas school bags and each girl will bring an article next week for this bag. "Three Little Pigs" was panto- jnined by several girls. Anita Kitson treated the troop to candy suckers and the meeting closed by isnging, "There's Something in My Pocket." Girl Scout Potluck ROXANA — The annual Girl Scout potluck supper, postponed two weeks ago, will be held Thur_s- day at 5:45 p. m. in the gymnasium of the Community Building. Scouts and members of their families, leaders, co-leaders, committee mothers, and council members will attend. Officers will be installed by Mrs. Glenn DeAtley, Wood River, and reports will be given by various committees. Entertains at Bridge ROXANA — Mr. and Mrs. Rut- sell Carnahan, Central avenue, entertained several friends at bridge Saturday evening. Prizes were won by Mr. and Mrs." Phillip Leininger, Rosewood Heights, and Marvin Wilson, Doerr avenue. Other guests were Mrs. M. Wilson, Doerr avenue, and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Miller, Alton. Refreshments were served by the hostess. Mr*. Ga»Uill Rites Thursday Funeral riles for Mrs. Rosalie Gaskili, 37, wife of Erber Gaskill of 501 Miami, who died Sunday night, will be conducted Thursday at 2 p. m. by the Rev. O. W, Heggemeier in Staten funeral home. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 5 p. m. today. Bethalto Children to Receive Hot Lunches BETHALTO, Jan. 17 (Special)— The Presbyterian Ladies Aid once more will serve hot lunches two days each week for the local school children, according to Mrs. Henry Reiser, Aid president. Beginning Wednesday and Thursday of this week, hot lunches will be available on these two days each week until further notice. Past Matrons to Meet BETHALTO—The Past Matron's Club will meet at. the lodge hall Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Mrs. Eunice Laird will be the hostess. She also will preside at the business meeting, preceding refreshments. OKS Meets Tonight BETHALTO — Two candidates will be regularly initiated into the local chapter of Eastern Star In a ceremony at a special meeting at the hall at 7:45 p. m. today. Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Yeck will preside in the East. Members of the Order will be welcome and refreshments will be served after the meeting. Mrs. Maxine Lamm. Mrs. Wanda Staas, and Mrs. Vera Bruening will form the committee in charge. PTA Chorus to Rehearse BETHALTO.—The Parent-Teacher Association chorus will rehearse in the music room of the grade school at 7:30 p. m., Wednesday, for the February meeting. Harold Meehan is director of the group and Mrs. Homer Albers is music chairman of the PTA. Bethalto Notes BETHALTO—Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Darr and Mr. and Mrs. George 211spermann attended a White Shrine meeting in St. Louis Saturday night. The "brothers" were lonored at the meeting. Guests at the home of Mrs. Lou Duffey Sunday included Mrs. Fannie Buckley, Hematite, Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. Robert McCormack and children, Margie and Terry; and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hickman and daughter, Sandra, Granite 2ity. All are relatives of Mrs. Duf- ''ey and her daughter, Audrey and VIrs. Ada Wassman. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Elliott and Jamily of Alton spent Sunday here with Elliott's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. G, Elliott. The regular meeting of the Four- O-Six club was held Monday evening. Walker L. Millner. deputy manager of the Midwestern area office of the American Red Cross, St. Loviis, will speak at the annual Dinner of the Aliton - Wood River chapter Thursday at 6:30 p. m., at' the YWCA, 1304 East Third. Millner has [been associated with Red Cross since 1937, join- ling the accounting division at Millner the time of the Mississippi-Ohio valley flood. In 1938, he was appointed field direc- or at Langley Field, Vs., and In 1940, was transferred to the Naval Air station, Pensacola, Fla. Millner, a former Chicago lawyer, was assigned to national head- luarters at Washington, D. C., for three months nnd then was appointed director of military and naval welfare service in the Eastern area. In May, 1942. he became administrator of services to the armed forces. During the business session of the meeting, members of the Alton-Wood River chapter will meet the new members of Hie board of directors and heal 1 reports of the activities of the Red Cross services in 1949. Membership in the local chapter is extended to anyone who gave $1 or more to tho Red Cross In the past tfear, and those persons are invited to call at the locnl chapter office, 7 Alby, for tickets. 7 Awarded Pins WOOD RIVER, Jan. 17.—Seven members of the Wood River V.F. W. Post were awarded blood donor pins Monday night at a meeting at the V.F.W. Hall, 231 Edwardsville rood. Joe Mackey, chairman of tho Post's blood donor activities, made the presentation and urged oven greater participation of the Post in future visits of the bloodmobilc to the Wood River area. Mackey pointed out. thnl it was the responsibility of the Wood River civic groups to bring the local residents' donations of whole blood to a point where as much blood is collected as is. used locally, and that the success ot the free blood program depended upon such local sentatlve* mid* IrtaftfMMmt* to get their petition* in the ,opening day. Illinois has 26 congressional seats but one now U vacant because ot the death l*st year of Rep. Gorskl (D) of the Fifth District. Dcerless to Deerful There were no deer native to Australia or New Zealand, but when they were Introduced from England, they multiplied very rapidly, until New Zealand Is said to have at least 10,000 red deer. Four new Bulgarian stamps ; commemorate a recent national sports meeting. Strike of Ftiel Track Drivers in N, Y, Averted NEW YORK, 4*n, ll 2200 coal and fuel oil t and their emplojtet* gttt on a new contract tut fti|tH, ju«t three hours before A IhtdftlftM strike deadline. • <• The agreement came«f "the employer group, representing about 200 truck firms, uppe* their 1flg« increase offer from 40 to 78 Mnti a day. The drivers, whose Wafcet have averaged $14 * day, originally demanded a $2 dally boost. Greece Is moving to rehlWH* tate Its Zerbissa Mine to protfttc* manganese ore. AID VICTIMS OF TRIPLE COLLISION ON BRIDGE—Ambulance attendant and firemen prepare to lilt a \ifl;;n 1o a slieicher at scone of triple collision between a double-deck bin ibackground), a trailer-truck and a orivalc CJr at Manhattan end of Ouecnsboro Bridge, New. York. Other victims lie on giound at tight. Crash rcsuUed in death for two persons and brought Mmr-os !o -17 others. Bus war, bound for Manhattan from Jackson Heights, Queens. v,hen it collided with trailer-truck. It then crashed mio car, pinning it against a Iraffic light pole.—AP Wirepholo. Capacity Crowd at Farewell For Msgr. Schnelton, Brussels participation. Last, year 2043 pints of blood were distributed to Alton area hospitals of 1699 pints were donated here, and 344 pints provided by the St. Louis chapter. Bethalto Bank Directors Elect grams. Roxana Note* er a tonsillectomy. Mrs. Harold Sheppard daughter, Miss Margaret, ROXANA.—Robert Ruskin, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Ruskin, West Third street, has returned from Wood River Township Hospital aft- and UnUKHL^l t *»»iraia •-.».- c*"- — i niece, Patty Roberts, West Sixth street, spent Saturday and Sunday In Pleasant Hill with relatives. They .were accompanied frfcrn Jerseyville by Mrs. Sheppard's mother-in-law, Mrs. Lilly Sheppard, who had been visiting another son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Neal Sheppard. . , , . Mrs. Luther Kinser and Infant son, Steven Luther, have returned to their home on Chaffer avenue from Wood River Township Hospital where the infant was born. Mrs. Fannie Poag and her sister, Miss Mary Whalen, Sinclair avenue, South Roxana, have as a euest Otis N. Auer, Glen Ridse, N. J. Sunday, Mrs. Poag, Miss Whalen, and their guest visited In Staunton with the women's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Whalen. Mr. and Mrs. James Owen and children, /Sharon and Larry, Thirteenth street, visited Saturday with Owen's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W, H. Owen at Vandalla and Sunday in Beecher City with Mrs. Owen's sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Weber and family. Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Cuddy of West First street visited Sunday in A1 h a m b r a with Mrs. Cuddy's brother and sister-in-law, Mr, and Mrs. Marvin Roberts. Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Poole and daughter, Lois, and son, Leonard, jr., Belleville, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Edward Grabowskl and family of 111 Central avenue, • Mr. and Mrs. Don Luketlch, Greenfield, spent the weekend with Luketich's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Luketich of East Fifth street. Don Luketich is coach at Greenfield High School. Htlf Clicks* (Cut t»> Oiblet Gravy French FrtM Stow Hot IUII $1.50 RAY'S Phoa* 1-7841 MM E. Broadway P A N F R I E D Leslie Prehn Is President Of Institution Credit Union Elects Officers At Wood River BETHALTO, Jan. 17 (Special) — The following directors of the Bethalto National Bank, elected the. 1950 bank officers, Monday night, at their first meeting of the year: T. B. Newman, Louis Neuhaus, Robert G. Klein, Edwin Plegge Ralph V. Stahl, Harold Prange T. .1. McGaughey, Andrew Augustine, and Leslie Prehn. The following officers were elected: Leslie Prehn, president; Erwin Plegge and Robert Klein, vice- presidents; J. T. McGaughey, cashier; Harold Prange and Mrs. Alma Neunaber, assistant cashiers. The bank has surprised the community, as well as officials, with its rapid growth since its organization Oct. 17, 1946. Today Belhaltoans, area residents, and officials have reason to be proud, because the bank is in a position to clear all indebtedness, BRUSSELS, Jniv 17.—(Special.) —A farewell program was held Sunday night, in the school audi- .orium, which was filled to cnpaci- ,y, honoring Msgr, H. B. Schnei- len, who has been pastor at St.. Mary's Church the past 25 years, nnd who left today to assume new duties at St. Boniface Church, Quincy. Tho following program was presented: "Star Spangled Banner," by Brussels' Community High School orchestra; opening address, Paul Mossman; Brussels' Community High School tribute, Ida Zabrli; Little Folks' Tribute, Catherine Held, Larry Imming, Donnie Jahrli, Vera Lee Held, Elaine Mossman, Bobbie Held; Let's Say It in Songs from the Past, BHS chorus; community tribute, Frank Mossman; selections, orchestra; address, W. B. WaUendorf and Henrietta Hang; presentation of gifts by Henry Eberlin, Forrest Narup and Angela Kiel; farewell song, students of Mary's Schools. BHS, and St. Closing remarks and a farewell speech were given by Msgr. Schnellcn. Condition Improve* BRUSSELS—Mrs. Anna Schmidt, a patient in St.-Anthony's Infirmary, Alton, is slightly improved. Homo from Visit BRUSSELS. — .Mr. nnri Mrs Edgar Kinder returned Saturday from Dearborn, Midi., whore 1ho> spent the holidays with the lattor's parents: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Las- eske. McMillen, Congressman Not Seeking Reelection WASHINGTON, .fc.n. 17. i.T> Rep. McMillen (R) is the only one ol Illinois' 2;"> i-onnivsKinun wh< doesn't plan to run for re-election this year, a check of (!«• state delegation showed yesterday. Rep. McMillen, who uas served four terms from the 21,'nd District is retiring because of ill health. Yesterday was the first day for filing in the stole for tUu Apri primaries and nearly all the repre- pay dividends to stockholders and still show a gain. The rapid growth and additional business has made the present bank building inadequate to accommodate customers. A lengthy discussion was held at the stockholders' meeting; last week relative to n new addition to the present unit, including a new vault. The expansion movement met with the approval of all the stockholders at the meeting. Should the addition be built and | the new vault added, residents' would have access to safety deposit boxes. At present, the board of directors are Investigating the possibilities of the expansion program. STATE WOOD RIVER, Jan. 17.—Merle Manley was re-elected president of the Atlas Credit Union at a re- organizational meeting of the directors following the annual membership meeting at the offices, 153 Ferguson avenue, Monday. Other officers elected were Wallace Miller, vice president; Hugh Worthen, secretary, and Ralph Volz, treasurer, Elected to the board of directors were Merle Manley, Ralph Volz, Herman C. Schueler, incumbent, Edward Sullivan and C. C. Schaeffer. Paul Louden, serving as a director six years, declined the nomina- tion and Joseph Rhodes was ineligible to participate further because he had left the services of the company. It was announced that a dividend payment date will be given at a later date. Members may deposit their dividends to their account if their deposit is less than the maximum allowed. TONIGHT & WED. C»ry Grant—Ann Sheridan "I Wai • Mali War IrliV' Shown «t »:!» ' Dennis O'Keefe—Gail Russell "THE 8IIEAT DAN PATCH" Shown at 7:45 SELECTED SHORTS MIDIOWN 185 E. FerKUton • Wood River AND WED. TONITE SPECIAL 4 HOUR SHOW! HER STORY TONIGHT LAST TIMES Gas House Kid* In "GAS HOUSE KIDS IN HOLLYWOOD" Shown 7:00 10:00 if if AND * * Kathryn Grayson Jose Iturbi Ethel Barrymore Kettnan Wynn "THAT MIDNIGHT KISS" Shown 8:25 ALSO SELECTED SHORT SUBJECTS T HOUSE OF HITS! NOW! ENDS WEDNESDAY Peter Janet Walter Ethel Lftwlord Leigh Pidftton Burrymore "THE RED DANUiE" ) x D»n Duryoa Shelley Winter* Howard Duff "JOHNNY STOOL PIOEOH" * TODAY LAST TIMES ALAN LADO "CHICAGO DEADLINE" Shown 3:20 .V.20 7:28 9:30 OTEM 1S:4 47o TILL • GRAND WEDNESDAY & THURS. EXCITING . . . FAST-AS- LIGHTNING, behind - the scenes story of professional football players ... their loves, intrigues, and hard- hitting adventures! Victor lb*tfc mm • m\ lucle Sour BALL-TOFTS •HOW NOUN.—. leMl iMribaV h» JS 'LoS AngeleS Shown 1:25 3:30 5:35 7:33 9:40 if TODAY LAST TIMES * WILLIAM ELLIOTT "HELLFIRE" Shown 3:45 6:35 9:2» "CALL OF THE FOREST" Shown 2:40 R:30 B:1S OPEN 12:1S 3«o TILL .1 PRINCESS WEDNESDAY TH&*. WEDNESDAY Shown nt »:25 — AND - M-G-M prtwiu WALTER PIOGEOM ETHEL BARRYMORE PETER LAWFOROr^g JANET LEIGH V ANGELA LANSBURY Shown at 7;2ft - PLUS SPECIAL SHORT SUBJECT TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY A film for und parents to think about. IDA LUPINO SALLY FORREST • KEEFE BRASSELLE LEO PENN IDA lUPINO^ANSON BONO.. .JlMtR CUFION i..u. ;,,a nit "ALASKA PATROL" Shown TiOO »:5ft P.M. HMWIM* TH I HWfc BOLD! BREATH-TAKING! M-G-M presents 'BOR.DER INCIDENT* SIIMIN MSAPKA* IN THE , OUICKSANMI _ __ __ stmmg~RICARDO MONT All AN . GEOR6E MURPHY Shown 1:06 3:45 6:30 8lJO ALIMONY RACKET EXPOSED! Martha VICKERS Hillary BROOKf John BEAl "MY FRIEND IRMA" Shown 8:4S "STAMPEDE" Shawn I'M OPEN (lilt WOODRIVER WEDNESDAY ONLY HE'S GOT NOTHING BUT TROUBLE ... and they are both beautiful! TI i r 111 p nil , PTI rr !HE IUCKY\5TIFF •*«•*!. UMWI'MNIW Shown 8:40 THE MOST VIQIOUS OF ALL PAYOFF RACKETS!. "ALIMONY" Martha VICKERS - John ifAL TONITI1 "THE STORY OP StaRtSCMHgf - WIO. and THURS. "HOLIDAY INN" "LADY EVP WILD E V

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