Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 19, 1950 · Page 11
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 11

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, January 19, 1950
Page 11
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THURIDAY, JANUARY 19, 1910 ALTON KVSN1NO TELEGRAPH East Alton Council Installs Officers EAST ALTON, Jan. 19 - The Daughters of America of the May. flower Council Installed officer* Tuesday everting. Mrs. John Wildt was reinstalled councilor. Officers Intuited, in addition to Mri, Wlldt, include Mrs. George Rlngering, associate councilor; Mm earl Lawrence, Junior past councilor; Mrs. Frank Keasler, associate vice-councilor, Mrs. Mow* *tl Barnett, warden; Mrs. A. E. Jones, outside sentinel, and Mrs. Myrtle Edgar, Inside sentinel. Mri. Edith Smith served as Installing officer. During the social hour, games were played and prizes were given to Mrs. Keasler, Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Wlldt, Mrs. Nettle Kell, and Mrs. Fred Williams. Refreshments were served later In the evening by Mrs. Howell Barnett and Mrs. Sidney DeLong. Attend Past Matrons' Meeting EAST ALTON — Mrs. Clarence Qulllen, Mrs. Truman Vroman, Mrs. Charles T. Gabbert, and Mrs. Edwin Doerr attended a meeting of the Past Matrons' Club, Monday evening, at the home of Mrs. G. L. Traband, 304 Acton, Wood River. The February meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Truman Vroman, 307 West St. Louis avenue, with Mrs. Clarence Quillen as co-hostess. Fire Auxiliary to Meet EAST ALTON—The East Alton Firemen's Auxiliary will meet Friday at 7:30 p. m. In the council room at the village hall for its regular stated meeting. Mrs. Cecil McCown is president of the group. Birthday Party EAST ALTON — Mrs. Frank Curtis, 136 Ohio, entertained Wednesday evening at her home, honoring her daughter, Krma, who observed her eleventh birthday. Games furnished entertainment during the evening with prizes ' W i tjt** HERVEY MOUSER (right), 14-year-old Cottag" Hills polio victim, presents a $1000 check from the Westerner Club to the March of Dimes campaign chairman, ]. W. Kelly. Stricken with polio in August, 948, Hervey spent five months in St. Mary's Hospital, East St. Louis, and two months in St. Anthony's, Alton, before returning home. His father, Roy Mouser, has been with Western Cartridge Co. for 15 years and is an adjuster in the company's metallic: department and a member of the Westerner Club Aaron Brown (center). Westerner Club president, looks on while Hervey gives the check to Kelly, who s chairman of the Madison County Chapter of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, Inc. -\e expressed sincere thanks of the entire county organization to the Westerner Club, "who have always most generously supported the March of Dimes and for the past three years the Westerner Club las made the largest contribution of any organization in Madison County." NOTHING BUT NOTHING RAISES THIS ROOF—A 17-ton prefabricated concrete roof is lifted, without hooks, bolts, magnetism or glue, and set in place on a house in Norfolk, Va, Air suction alone, or vacuum, enables the crane to pick up and move the heavy slab. The device, called a vacuum lifter, removes all air from top of the slab and lifts it evenly, without clanger of cracking the concrete. As a safety factor, the inventor says, the slab could not be released for five minutes even if vacuum pipes should become disconnected. going to Sandra Lee Hawkins, Kathryn Glassey, Frances Pieper, Judy Jennings, and Rita Wadsworth. Additional guests at the birthday >arty Included Charlene Gabbert, Carol Smith, Carolyn Wilkinson, Lois Snedeker, Myra Fern Jennings, Virginia and Donald Curtis and Erma's grandmother, Mrs Helen Curtis, Chesterfield. Erma received many gifts from her guests, who later were servec refreshments by Mrs. Curtis, as I IN THE EAST END SPECIAL! DEFROSTER FAN For Safer Driving ... Prevents steam from forming • " . on windshield. e2 e I Mid* rubbir fan 3.95 HOUSEHOLD ITEMS FAMOUS FIREKINQ WARE - OPEN STOCK Oup . . . Be Saucar . 6c Fruit Dish 6c Dinner Plate I5c FLASHLIGHT Value 65* CLOTHES HAMPER Warp and eraek proof, Pyraline covered lid. $6.91 $£.59 Value O Hardware •H E. BROADWAY LOU FUBTWENOLEB, OWNER ALTON DIAL 3-9242 slsted by Mrs. Lewis Wilkinson, Mrs. Roy Dawson, nnd Mrs. Norman Curtis. Carole Todd Honored EAST ALTON—Mrs. F. Edward Totld, Valley drive, entertained with a birthday party Saturday afternoon, for her daughter, Carole on her tenth birthday. Girls from Carole's class at Blair School were guests and Included Darlene Pierce, Mary Lynn Smith Carrie Miller, Joan Lawton, Beverly Ruble, Judy Giertsen, Boriita Harp, Bonnie Link, Carolyn Hens ley, Sharon Orr, Janet Wools, Bonnie Stremming, Judy Featherstone, and JoAnn Mates. Games were planned by Mrs. Todd for entertainment of the children. Excelling were Bonita Harp, Janet Wools, Bonnie Stremming, Judy Featherstone, and JoAnn Mates. The party was held In the play room In the basement of the Todd home, which was decorated wjth red, green and white streamers with balloons hung from the ceiling. Each child was presented a book of valentines as a .favor. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Todd, assisted by Mrs. A. Edson Smith. Blxler Speaks »t Church EAST ALTON—Ralph Blxler, a lay member of the Church of Got on Pence avenue, spoke on the subject "The Coming of the Lord' at the mid-week prayer service last night at the church. The Rev. Orin Cloninger, also a member of the church, will speak at the Young People's service Friday at 7:30 p. m. at the church. Miss Joyce Arnold is president of the group. • The Rev. N. A. Jordan Is pastor of the church. Caldtvell Receives Discharge EAST ALTON—Pfc. Paul Edward Caldwell has returned to his home, following separation from service after a three-yea* enlistment period. Pfc. Caldwell is the son of Mr. and Mi's. Henry Caldwell, 686 Fifth street. Caldwell spent two and one-half years in Korkua, on the island of <ysuha, Japan. Most of the time he was with the medical department. Pfc. Caldwell received his discharge at Camp Hood, Tex. East Alton Notes EAST ALTON. — Mrs. Lola tfann, 212 East Main, has returned o her home after a two weeks' vis- t at Jacksonville, Miami Beach, and Key West, Fla. Mrs. Mann was accompanied by Mrs. Charles Kirkman of the Edwardsville-Wanda oad. While in Jacksonville, Mrs. itann and Mrs. Kirkman visited vlrs. Mann's son and daughter-ln- aw, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mann. Mrs. Beulah Treeca has returned o her home in Chicago after a /isit with her sons, Albert Treece, German street, and Raymond East Alton Women Hear YMCA Talk EAST ALTON, Jan. 19.—Lloyd Disney, who is on the staff of the Alton YMCA, spoke at the Tuesday evening meeting of the Junior Woman's Club at the Community Building. Disney discussed the organization known as the Father and Son Indian Guide, which is sponsored by the YMCA. This program is designed to promote a belter understanding and fellowship between father and son. Disney stated he had been associated with boys' work for the past 14 years. Mrs. Bruce Hazeri was the pro gram chairman. During the brief business session, the. club voted to sponsor a box social, Jan. 3l, at the Community Building. Husbands and friends of the members and also the Senior Woman's Club will be guests at the box social. New members received at the meeting included Mrs. Elwood Nooner, Mrs. Edwin Doerr, and Mrs. Jeaneen Napier. Refreshments were served* at the close of the meeting. Society to Meet EAST ALTON. — The Missionary Society of the First Baptist Church will meet Friday at 7:30 p. m. at the parsonage, 204 Monroe. Mrs. Albert Duffleld will review the book, "Japan Begins Again,' and Mrs. Stanley Stepson will be in charge of the devotionals. Women of the Rosewood Heights Baptist Church have been invited to attend the meeting. Mrs. Ruth Eyers, president, announced that persons who have not brought dish towels for Shurtleff College may do so at this meeting. Mrs. William F. Bohn will be assisted by Mrs. Eyers in serving refreshments. Higher prices in New York for washed coffee have gladdened growers in El Salvador. Treece, Alton, and with her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Foster, St. Louis avenue. Mrs. Pauline White, 222 McCas- and, returned to her home Wednesday, after a three-week stay with her sister, Mrs. Mary Tayon, Owensville, Md. Mrs. White was called to Missouri because of the serious illness of her brother, Adolph Havelka, who died after she arrived there. Mr. and Mrs. John Goble and daughter, Joan Kay, 198 South 3 ence, spent the' weekend with rfrs. Goble's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Gammon and with Goble's mother, Mrs. Melvin Goble, Louisville. They were accompanied to ,ouisville by Mr. and Mrs. Rpbert Tolliver, Cavdot street, who visited with Tolliver's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Tolliver. CORN MOVED FROM FLOOD PATH—Farmers are shown loading corn in a truck in a typical scene near Deventer, Mo., 'an area which may be deliberately flooded by Army engineers in their battle against the rampaging Mississippi to relieve pressure on the levee.— NBA Telephoto., Post Office at East Alton Undergoes Redecoration Job FAOllUTVtrt Ij S*if", Mrl'taM i James We ....„_ to the IT tMHnMrl prtteni AttWii Mwttflf _'„ sUHREn mtL-fom Mfi, D. W. dra^tt, and canaries Mmillon, the Rev. L. tV D( Noble attended a the Mt. Olive group MetMl churches at Gtllespta Tuesda^i ning. ClH BUNKER MILL - Thlfty.tnrrt members of the Sportsman Club hud a rabbit "feed" Monday ive. nlhg at the city halt. The business meeting was short, so a social les- slon could be enjoyed. : Attend Meeting In Oaritavllle BUNKER HILL—Mrs. William rite, Mrs. D. W. Oravltt, Mrs, Forrest Welch, and Mrs. C B. Best attended a Junior Past Worthy Matrons' meeting at CarllnVille Tuesday. The meeting was htld to discuss organization of a group of past worthy matrons And lint officers. . ; Bunker Hill Nates BUNKER HILL—Kenneth Jenkins, son of Mf. and Mrs, Lowell Jenkins, returned home from "Memorial Hospital, Tuesday eftnlng, after being a patient there 1w» days. He underwent a minor (Der- ation. Kenneth, a second trade student, will be confined to hli liome the rest of the week. V, The Rev, L. E. Dude returned Tuesday afternoon from Mt. Ver» non, where he attended a special Methodist. Conference meeting Monday nnd Tuesday. '•"£.• Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sn*Stin« ger, C. A. Moore, and Mrs. =l|ob» ert Smith visited Dr. Carl Moprt at Barnes Hospital Sunday; «Dr. Moore is seriously ill. He livai. In Vandalia and Is a brother of C A. Moore. "&. Mrs. Harry Show and sons, : of Brook field have been visiting Mrs. Show's parents, Mr. and Mrs. l^red Sawyer this week. Show attended a Seven Day Advcntist Conference in Alton this week Mrs. ShoW and sons are visiting in Alton today, and Friday. Mr. and Mrs,. Sikow and sons will return to spend the weekend with the Sawyers bWort returning home. 'f'; Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Jenkins had as Sunday guests, Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Wallace, Girard,. a Mrs. L. E. Dude, who has been ill the past week, is improving slowly at her home. ..' : You're Invited! To Attend A BIG MUSICAL QUIZ SHOW At .Your A&P SUPER MARKET 411 PIASA Tomorrow Evening, 7:30 P. M. (Friday. Ian. 20th) EAST ALTON, Jan. 19 — The post office Is undergoing a redecor- atlon job from its basement to roof. The interior of the building will be relieved of the dull, gray look which comes from accurftu- lation of dust and smoke. The walls have been painted a cream color and the celling hag been painted white. All the fixtures and windows are being varnished. The job was started In the basement with a thorough painting and cleaning. A new five-ply roof has been placed on the building and tuck- pointing has been done where necessary. The contract for the renovation of the building was let to J. J. Larocco and Sons, Chicago, which sublet the roofing job to the Barnett Roofing. Co., Alton. Lynn Wood, cement, contractor, ••• h • ••! nwnrded contract for placing a new sidewaly along tue uuui of the post office property. Presently, Wood is placing a sidewalk which Is 18 inches wider and will extend from curb Bunker Hill Methodist Class Holds Meeting BUNKER HILL, Jan. 19.—Mrs. Fred Sawyer, new president, of the Willing Wqrkers class of the Methodist. Church opened the meeting Wednesday afternoon with devotionals. Other officers who served for the first time were Mrs. B. Wadsworth, secretary, and Mrs. Cora Cash, treasurer. During the business meeting Mrs. Al Hilton was elected vice president and publicity chairman. It was decided ot have, a bazaar and food sale April 8. Mrs. Lillle Wolff, quilting chairman, announced that one quilt had been fin- shed this week and another quilt was being quilted at the home of Mrs. Grace Dey. Plans for devo- lonals, hostesses, and other rou- Battleship Missouri Must Stay in Mud Another Day NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 19. <£)— The 45,000-ton battleship Missouri will remain stuck In the mud. of Chesapeake bay until tomorrow at least, according to latest-'navy plans. .•"'!; After postponing another effort to pry loose the nation's only r Active service battlewagon until tomorrow the navy last night pent divers below the water to blow mud and sand from about the ship's propellers with two high- pressure water hoses. . Telegraph Want Ads o property line. The original side- valk was four feet wide. Earl Hill Is the postmaster and Mrs. Clarence Qulllen the assistant. 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