Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 19, 1950 · Page 3
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, January 19, 1950
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 1950 ALTON ftVBNINO TttLfiORAPH List Crafton Contest Leaders GRAFTON, Jan. 19.—(Special.) —Heading the popularity contest for kiddles six years and under, §re Billy Keller, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Keller, and Barbara Jean Watson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walt Watson. Billy held his position In th« beys' race Monday, when the count began, and Tuesday. Kathleen Whaley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Wh'aley, rated first In Monday's count for girls, but Jean came 16 the top of the list In Tuesday's count. Final count and crowning of queen and king of Toyland will take place at the final presentation this evening of "It's a Date," local talent show sponsored by the Grafton Civic Improvement Association. Baptist Prayer Meeting GRAFTON. — "Spiritual Gifts In the Church" is the subject of the sermon to be delivered by Benjamin Sauerwein at the prayer meeting at the Baptist Church at 7:30 •'clock tonight. Grafton Paper Drive Slated for Friday GRAFTON, Jan. 19 (Special)— The Methodist Youth fellowship will. sponsor a waste paper drive at 1 p. m., Friday. Donors are requested to bundle the paper and place it at the curb for pick-up. Meeting Postponed GRAFTON—The Wesleyan Hustlers Sunday school class of the Methodist Church will not meet tonight as scheduled, 'because the majority of members are taking part in the home talent play "It's A Date.' A new date for the meeting has not been designated. Sixteenth Birthday GRAFTON — Norma Sauerwein was guest of honor at a noon dinner Sunday at the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Hart, in celebration of her sixteenth birthday, which occurred on thaf date. Present besides those mentioned were the honorees' par-' «mts, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Sauerwein, and her brother, Paul. : Name Baby GRAFTON — Marilyn Margaret ii the name given the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Burns, born Jan. 13, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Alton. The couple has another child, Marsha Marie, 15- months-old. Mrs. Burns Is the former Miss Lois Schrup, daughter of Mrs. Marie Schrup, Dubuque, la. Son Phones from Memphis GRAFTON—Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Campbell received a telephone call Monday from their son, S/A Myron Campbell, Memphis, Tenn., informing them that he, with two other boys, were called from the "going out unit", a group of 75, to be stationed in the "ships store," at Memphis. UNA Meeting GRAFTON—Thirty members attended the meeting of Golden Rod camp,'Royal Neighbors of America, Tuesday evening. Following the regular business session, the camp rehearsed for installation of its 1950 officers, to take place at RNA hall, Jan. 24. Prior to the meeting, a pot-luck supper was served and the out-going oracle, Mrs. Frank Hooper, treated the camp to homemade cake and coffee. Attend All-Day Meeting CRAFTON—The. Rev. and Mn. Edward E. Souders attended 'the interdenominational service at the BRIEFING ON B-I-B DAY — Panel leaders and officers attended lecture session at Mineral Springs hotel Tuesday, arranging details for BIE day, sponsored by the Greater Alton Association of Commerce. The'Day is to be observed in March, when Business, Industry and Education combine in welcoming the public to view their operations. Seated, left, Robert Minsker, Charles Smith, T. W. Butler, A. Edson Smith and O. J. Miller. Standing from left, Thad Carter, Ray Gibson; W, A. Woodcock, Russell Casteel and Russell Bell. — Staff photo. BELIEVES HE SOLD CAS TO BOSTON BANDITS—John Koziatek, partner in a filling station in New York, points to a 10-gallcn marker on pump which he believes records sale of that amount o: gasoline to bandits who staged the million dollar express company holdup in Boston the night of Jan. 17. Koziatek, who was alone in the station, said that a black 1941 Cadillac pulled in with screechin brakes. Three men were in the front seat. One of them demandec 10 gallons in a hurry when Koziatek started to wipe the windshield He said when he looked in rear window of car he saw full-face black masks. Police were alterted for car which bore Massachusetts license plates.—AP Wirephoto. Church of the Nazarene, Kampsville, Tuesday. Dinner Guests GRAFTON—The Rev. and Mrs. Albert F. Moginot of the Bible Presbyterian Church, Alton, were I 6 oclock dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Sauerwein and children, Miss Norma and Paul, Tuesday. Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK" 9c Sale Begins Saturday A. M. I5c PEELERS .............. 0c 100 WASH CLOTHS ....... »c ISo MEASURING CUPS ... .Bo ISo FACIAL TISSUES ...... Be PLASTIC DISHES ......... 9o COMBS .................... Be YARN ... .................. Bo CURTAIN THREADERS . . .BBc ALL BUTTONS, per card... Be TEASPOONS ........ S for SBo KNIFE AND FORK .................................. t for 4Bc DEPEW'S VARIETY STORE IN BETHALTO Distributors of GJidden's Paints and Varais&es. BACK ON THE JOB! We'll Be Ready to Serve You with Our Famaiu Quality Foods Tomorrow Night. Jon, 20th — Service in Your Car — Or Dining Jtoom FadJities ELMWAY DRIVE-IN ELM AND HENRY, ALTON Now Open HOLDUP VICTIM—Herman C. Pfaff (above), one of.five em- 'ployes of Brink's. Inc., an armorec truck firm held up in Boston, sits dejectedly in room where bandits tied them up and fled with more than a million dollars taken from an open vault. Police said the robbers reached the vault on the second floor by opening six locked doors "probably with a pass key." Seven masked gunmen entered the office while two accomplices waited in an automobile.—AP Wirephoto. Animals Make News These items were all reported In one Issue of a Sudan Government paper, at Khartoum: A hippopotamus was shot by a district commissioner and provided meat (or a town of 1200 people. A young gl raffe, brought Into Rumbek, was restored to its mother by car. A crocodile in the upper Nile Pro* vince bit two feet off a government canoe, narrowly missing the three occupants, who swam ashore. tall* Values te Barlcffs HOME.OWNID Value, to &U.N ANNUAL JANUARY CLEARANCE SALE *-*«• *«w I. Whit* iUri* Values te OFFERS REWARD FOR BRINK'S ROBBERS — John D. Allen sr., president of the Brink's Express Co., makes phone call in Chicago office, following the firm's offer of a $100,000 reward for the capture of gunmen who stole $1,500,000 from the Boston office Jan. \1. Allen said the reward will be paid for the bandits "dead or imprisoned—and we'd rather have them dead."—AP Photo. Audible Trade Mark NEW YORK, — UP) — The 23- year-old station break chimes of NBC have just been given a rating of "audible trade mark" by the U. S. Patent Office. NBC says the three notes—G, E and C—are the "first to be officially labeled" as a "service mark" under a new federal trade mark law covering such trade symbols. READ TELEGRAPH WANT ADS P. P. Downey, Grafton, to Run For Top Jersey School Post GVRAFTON, Jan. 19 (Special) —Percy P. Downey, superintendent of Grafton schools, has an- nourfced his candidacy for Jersey County superintendent of schools on the Republican ticket, Downey will file his petition with the county clerk this week. The incumbent is Charles H. Daniels, Jerseyvllle, whose fourth 4-year term expires this year. High School Notes GRAFTON — Classes will be dismissed all day Friday to permit teachers to prepare report cards, which will be In circulation Monday. Examinations were given yesterday and today and the second semester begins Monday. Theresa Rulo, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Rulo, Richwoods, Mo., was transferred to the fourth grade, here, Monday. Theresa has come to Grafton to make her home with her brother, Rollle Rulo «nd family. Blackburn Prof, 62,PlanstoWed DP Protege, 25 CARLINVILLE, 111., Jan. 19, (JP> —Dr. Warren Choate Shaw, 62- year-old Blackburn College history professor, and a 25-year-old student he helped bring to the United States, got n marriage license yesterday, The bride-to-be is Miss Nonna Dolodarenko, a Ukrainian whom the professor met in a DP camp at Fuessen, Germany, while tourinu Europe in 1948. They did not indicate when they would wed. Miss Dolodarenko arrived In the U. S. last October. She was sponsored by Blackburn College and the school's student Christian association, which Dr. Shaw interested in her case. The Germans put her into a German labor camp in 1942 when they captured Crimea in Southern Russia, where she was attending school. At the war's end, she was put in the DP camp. She Banshees Found Convinced that his farm was haunted after hearing mysterious knockings and being hit by stones that came from nowhere, Henri Jaffre, of Braspartsi, France, called in his neighbors. Two hundred villagers armed with pitchforks and shotguns went with policemen to help find the ghosts. They found Henri's wife and daughter, who claimed they had been trying to stop the farmer from drinking. READ TELEGRAPH WANT ADS A ship, the Boreatlft, left Oslo recently carrying 300 blackboards, 300 boxes of chalk, 18,000 copybooks, 90,000 pencils, 10,000 draw- Ing boards and 90 maps, for 29 schools where these familiar class- »AQBTtt«tl ttems **ti atmost'__-_--- Schools fttfe ift6Sft MNMISOrttv by UNESCO in Lebanon, SyHk IM worth $10,000, *** the girt of No* way. 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