Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 19, 1950 · Page 6
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 6

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, January 19, 1950
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PAOttlX ALTON EVlNtNO TftlORAPM - • . ;to Piano* it Wood River V- WOOb WVfch, Jan. 19 - Mr». fritay Elmore, Mfg. R. B. Coffeen, ('.Mrs. J. !L Cross, and Mrs. F. D. f KObefAftft WfefB ftal"rled tflcmbert Of > i commute* oi the Louelia Darling class of the First Presbyterian Church to replace pianos In two Sunday school departments of the (church. Plans for this project ware /discussed at the regular monthly 'meeting of the class at the home Of Mr* J. L. Cross, 483 North Fifth tired, Wednesday. Anyone who might have a piano to donate may contact one of the committee. New committees appointed by the president, Mrs. K. D. Hull, tot this year's activities Include Mrs. F. D. Roberson, Mrs. John Olbert, Miss Grace Darling, ways and means; Mrs. Wheeler Johnson, Mrs. Ray Elmore and Mrs. Paul Louden, visiting; Mrs. William Wrest, Mrs. O, G. Smith and Mrs. Carl Kayser, entertainment; Mrs. Paul Page, Mrs. Ray Jack ( Mrs. Raymond Floyd, Investigating; Mrs. EUgene Crippen, Mrs. Vlrden LaMnrsh, Mrs. C. Donham, welfare; Mr*. Robert Greenshlelds, Mrs. Thomas Layman and Mrs. Leroy Griffith, flower. Mrs. Hull read a poem entitled, "New Year," by Edgar A. Guest, and Miss Bertha Darling was In charge of devotions. A letter was read from the Rev. Coorman, a French minister and his family, who Is being aided by the class. Mrs. William Wrest was in charge of entertainment and refreshments were served by the hostesses. Mrs. K. D. Hull, Mrs. H. G. Boucher, vice-president, Mrs. Louelia Darling, teacher, Mrs. Rolla Hord, devotional chairman, and Mrs. Frank Diamond, corresponding secretary. Other officers of the organization are Mrs. Jan Lasterle, secretary, and Mrs. W. V. Roberson, treasur er. Klenstnu and Yates Return WOOD RIVER — Mr, and Mrs. Frank Klenstra, 402 Whltelaw avenue, and Mr. and Mrs. James O. Yates and ton, Jimmy, Woodlawn, returned last week after vacationing in Florida and Cuba. They left Wood River by auto the day after Christmas. While at Marathon, Fla., they visited with Floyd Earl, who at one time ran the Community Coal •hd Ice Co., at East Alton. They spent some time at Key West, Fla., and flew to Havana, Cuba, for a three-day tour. This was the first time any of the group had flown. Klenstra reports the fishing was not good because of the wind, explaining t.hat you couldn't get out on the ocean because the wavea were too strong. Mrs. Yatps Is the former Miss Grace Klenstra. Don't Change Horses Cripps LONDON, Jan. 19, (JPI — Labor Chancellor of the Exchequer Sir Stafford Cripps, urged British voter* laat night not to change horses In "the middle of what is still* pretty tough stream of world ' events." In a major Labor party campaign speech, the director of Britain's economy said a return to Winston Churchill's Conservatives would conatltuto "the death warrant of democracy." iinS*HBMBMiMam|V*S*S"SJSMS^^MSBSS^^^HV • ^^^^^^^^^™" ' — •- . x LEADERS OF ILLINOIS CONFERENCE COLPORTEUR INSTITUTE of .Seventh Day Adventirt Church now In session at the church on Main street. From left: C. B, Burgess Of Brookfield, manager of Illinois Book and Bible House; N C Brown of Mt. -Vernon. assistant publications department secretary- H. K Show formerly of Alton and now of Brookf'eld, assistant publications department secretary; ). J Strahle of Washington, general field secretary of Seventh Day Adventists; Rudolph D. Smith of Wood River, pastor of the Alton church, R. A. Van Arsdell of LaCrange, publications department secretary of the Illinois Conference.—Staff photo. Seventh Day Adventists Told Of Work Throughout World Leaders of the publications division of the Seventh Day Adven- list Church are attending a conference this week at the Alton Church, 2014 Main, Pastor of the Alton church Is the Rev. R. D. Smith. The speaker Wednesday evening was Elder J, J. Strahle. The speaker Thursday will be Elder Theodore Carclch. presidertt of the Illinois Conference. " Elder Strahle of Washington, who Is general field secretary of Seventh Day Adventlst, was appointed food administrator for the denomination after the war. Gen. Clay admitted him to the American zone of Germany, and aided his entrance In the British zone. The church sent tons of clothing from the U. S. to different countries of Europe—some behind the Iron curtain—and sent food, medicine and clothing to the Russian zone. Denmark and Sweden changed laws to send food out of the country and gave free transportation. The head of the Swedish army pave 15 carloads of woolens for Central Europe, Strahle said. "In Europe, 200,000 were saved from starvation. In China, communications lines were destroyed and so our people went to Gen. Chenault, who heads air lines, and he provided them with a couple of his largest planes at cost to transport food, clothing and medicine to people of Northwest China," he declared. "In China, are 10 hospitals op crated by the movement." Strahle has been In 88 countries of the world and the Adventists had American • trained hospital workers in 60 countries. The Adventists operate three printing firms, hospitals, and schools in this country. Wood River Officials Hope to Receive §tate Aid for Streets WOOD RIVER, Jan. IB — A representative of the division of highways met this afternoon with Mayor William Stoneham, Frank karkey, street department superintendent, Wilbur F., Stevens, city engineer, and highway engineers to Inspect areas affected by tprnado and floods, regarding use of 25 percent of motor fuel" tax funds on other than arlerlpl streets. The tour resulted'from a meet- Ing of city engineers, state high- way maintenance men, and members of the municipal league, attended by Starkey and Stevens, Wednesday, at the Leland Hotel la Springfield, The Wood River representatives asked for assistance on some of thr street outside the arterial streets which have been damaged by the tornado and floods. A majority of cities represented by their engineers and some aldermen at the Springfield meeting, #,, ELDER THEODORE CARCICH, president of Illinois conference, Colporteur Institute, who will speak at the Seventh Day Adventist Church this evening. met to protest house bill 820 which provides" for the allotment of 25 percent of the motor fuel tax lor the repair and upkeep of city streets. Their claims were that this bill, or the 25 percent allocation to cities -for various city streets, would be more ammunition for legislators to fight future bills presented for welfare of cities. It was brought.out that the request for this 25 percent of motor fuel tax (m.f.t.) funds for city streets will have to be made in separate estimates similar to the estimate of m.f.t. funds and must be approved by the highway de- PHOEBE GOLDBERG women's apparel ANNUAL CLEARANCE WONDERFUL BUYS - GREAT SAVINGS WWWWW MM WWW M.S|J|XS^ 1 Raek of Suite . . . Westklt aud Corduroy Salts All Fall and Winter Suits Reduced . . 29 Greatly Reduced COATS ' • ••••• IT Coats, value* to 39.95 . M. 9 Ralneeate . /2 Prlee All Retter Coats at Great Savings PRESSES-- "'" 3 .98 I/ 1 'Raek of Retter Dresses /? Prlee JACKETS, Plaid Jacket* SKIRTS, Values to 8,93 Sale Prlee «... RLOUSES, Value* to 8.85 Sale Prlee . . . . .3.98 MILLINERY, Values to 18.95 . 3.98 SWEATERS JEWELRY . . . . i Price SLACKS HANDRACS, Values to 7.85 Sale Price . . . . . 3.98 •UPS, All Colors aud White Values te 7.9ft ... RRASSICREfi, Values to 3.99 aswe jr»eee • • • • PAJAMAS, Flaaael 4.98 LOUNGING PAJAMAS Values to 18.99 . . . 4.99 RORES ...... 35$ Off . . . 8*49 35$ Dlseeaat 35$ Dlseeaat LATEX GIRDLES, Extra Small aud Sttall, Oaly . . . 1.99 NYLON HOSIERY, All First Quality Rrokeu Sice* and Colors . I. RAYON JERSEY SUPS Tearose aud White . 49 . . . 8.99 ALL fORMALS REDUCED Great Savlag* ou Merchandise Net Listed OPEN FRIDAY EVENING 111 1:30 P. H ^BH^^BV* ^B*^iF *BB|piR^ ^BM»»BP* ^BBiMfll } ^|y|BI ^^^^ aB^^Bi ^***«*P^ 4P**4P^4|iFM04B^^B7 ^*i«iH, BIVEB >.- 1 WOMEN'S APPAREL WON! PUN'.*MANSION Of WOOD *IVM TOWNSHIP CHAMBH-Mayors of communities in-Wood River township were'invited to meet with the board or -- , Wood River Township Chamber of Commerce, Wednesday :n.ght, to advise the board re^ng « pansion policies of the Chamber. The board adopted B four-point program to be approved by the genera, membership. Board members and guests are (front row, I to r) George• Meyers Fred Taylor Judge Michael Kinney, Thad Carter,. Russell Belt, 0. 0 Brunjes representing Hartford, and Mayor WTO Brazier of East Alton. Standing in the second row (I to r) are Dr. a ™s^ lM Sl a ^ r0 f VvS N/lervin Stahlhut, J. M. Pickerel. James Delaney and Guy Harper. Mayor William Stoneham ot wooa River was in attendance, but not wheri the picture was taken. THUMPAY, JANUARY II. Wood River Garden Club Adds Mem WOOD RIVER, Jan. ij» Vincent Otffleffwti was taken i n .s to membership of the Wood Riverl Garden Club at the regular month.l ly meeting of the group at the! home of Mrs. Leo Dodson, Godfrey I Wednesday afternoon. "I Mrs. fcobert ftotech was selected «i a delegate to accompany the president) Mrs. Joe barker, to «l meeting of the IfWC, at the Broadview Hotel, Kaet St. Louis. Jan. 31. The afternoon'a program chair-1 man, Mr*, Dodttm, ipoke to the group concerning what they might be doing at this time toward spring gardening. Bulbs and seeds should be ordered now to assure delivery. Assistant hostesses f or the meeting, attended by is p« r . sons, were Mrs. Goebel Knausi and Mrs. C. H. Maxelner. District Manufacturers and Wood River Township Chamber of Com* merce. Three board members, Michael M. Klnney, Jasper DIPaolo, and Mervln Stahlhut, met for the i ns t time with the board because o| expiration of terma, Wood River Chamber Okays Four-Point Expansion Plan WOOD RIVER; Jan. 19.—Four points on extending the Wood River Township Chamber of Commerce ,to a township basis were approved by the Chamber's board of directors, Wednesday night, and wilt be referred to the general membership meeting, Jan. 30, for approval of the membership at large. The four-point plan recommended to the board by the executive committee Is designed so the five communities comprising the township may be best served. Under the plan, the Chamber president Is to appoint representatives of each community to the regular standing committees of the Chamber. partment. Motor fuel tax, which Is levied by the state, is collected and allocated to each municipality. The tax is reported to the community, monthly, and accredited to the account in Springfield. The City Council must pass a resolution estimating what the city proposes to- spend in the coming year and the funds received can only be spent on arterial streets. Starkey and Stevens also were requested: by Mayor Stoneham to gain information on the method used by the '.state in patching streets. They learned that a possible solution for holding patches In the holes and further solutions will be given them by highway engineers at French Village headquarters. These engineers also are to pe contacted regarding state highways 67 arid 111 through the Secondly, special committees are to be appointed In each of the communities to carry on special projects within Its own area, having the full support of the. Chamber. The third point Is that each one of the general committees will plan Its activities on a township. basis. • ,.. In order to give all communities representation on the board, a fourth point states that members of the .Chamber of Commerce j in any of the communities will bp I eligible to serve on the board of | directors. | Mayors of the surrounding com-' rriunities in the township were Invited to advise the board in regard to the expansion policies. Representatives of the towns who met with the board were much in accord with the plan, believing the four points offered »n opportunity for all communities in the township to work together as a unit. Everett Hegeman is in charge of the general membership meeting which is to include an election of officers and recognition of new board members as well as reports of the activities of various committees Jan. 30. There will be R musical program and a buffet-luncheon. Ballots were mailed today for voting on members for the board of directors. These are to be returned marked by Jan. 27. , Under the good and welfare 'of the community, Guy Harper recommended the Chamber set up a I committee to study the organiza-' tion of a. disaster and relief committee to take care of any emergency that would come' up, in the township. Such a Chamber organization would act as a coordinating committee for all agencies i»ar- tici paling in such work. Business-Industry-Education day was discussed and board members offered their support to the project which was Initiated by the Greater Alton Association of Commerce, co-sponsored by the Alton MTARM sa Uon li •«•• faxky hi merit el HKMM • formal* which hu tlw power to f*duc« niral coasntton. Mm Md WORMB with •conlilns ilnm betduhw. e otstd nattrUt Mracht, htwklnt »»* intnlni n)ierj> t*Q of blemd Mlfet •«** WlBt It KLORONOb mti »S.O«. but eenilderlni multi. thk » not ixptnit". M»BWti to only penntn *• ihMM. 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