Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 19, 1950 · Page 26
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 26

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, January 19, 1950
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JANUARY 19, tMO Student Admits SlayiiigCirl Cottfeitet Murder to Col* lege Pmtident LANCASTER, Pa,, Jan. 19. UP)— A haggard, unshaven student Is held In the slaying of attractive Marian Louise Baker today after walking Into the Office of the Franklin * Marthall College president to stammer 'Tm your man. I did It." State Police Capt Fred Gleason said Edward Olbbl, 25-year-old married QI student, signed a four- page statement that he'choked and beat .the, 21-year-old .college stenographer to death Jan. 10 "on an Impiififc." No charge hat been filed pending Glbbi' arraignment today. Her body wat found Saturday. The case came to a dramatic climax yesterday in the office of Dr. Theodore Dlstler, F. A M. prei- Ident, Dr. Dlstler gave this version of events: He was discussing some college matters with his assistant, Max Hannum, who also serves as public relations director. Obviously under great strain, Gibbs walked Into the office and announced "I'm Eddie Gibbs. Oh, no you don't know me. You want me." Hannum protested he and Dr. Dlstler had no desire to see Gibbs but the air force veteran Insisted "Yes, you do. I'm your man. I did it." Olbbl then was turned over to state police. Later, Capt. Gleason gave this account of the slaying as related by Glbbs in a statement: Glbbs, member pf a prominent family'In Pitman* N. J., became acquainted with Mist Baker when he went to the treasurer's office in the college to cash his GI checks. On Jan. 10, he saw her waiting for a bus on a Lancaster street corner and offered her a ride. She accepted. They drove to a lonely lane and Glbbs stopped the car. He started to choke the girl "on an Impulse" but the broke away. He struck her over the head with a lug wrench and dragged the body to a garage dump. Later he returned to the scene of the slaying and dragged the body under a summer cottage. He took $14 and a ring from' the girl's purse. An only child, Gibbs was graduated from the Pitman, N. J. high school In 1943. He entered the air'force shortly after his graduation and was discharged in 1945 after serving 28 months In Italy. His father, J. Lester Gibbs, and two unclet operate a lineoleum plant In Camden, N. J. One uncle, Walter S. Gibbs, is mayor of Pit- ALTON IVEN1NO TELEGRAPH FAOf CEN. ARNOLD'S IODY ARRIVES—The body of Gen. H. H Arnold is borne in a flag-covered casket (right) as it was carried to a hearse at National Airport yesterday. An honor guard and members of the cabinet (civilian dress, upper left) stand at salute. The body was flown here from California where the wartime commander of he airforce died Sunday. Burial will be in Arlington Cemetery to- ' morrow.—AP Wirephoto. FUNERAL PYRE FOR BIG TREES — Pork employes are engaged in cleaning up the smallest parks in'the city—those between Roosevelt school and City Hall. This pyre is burning in the one bounded by Court, George and Fifth.—Staff photo. Moore-McCoy Engagement Mr. and Mrs. Andrew McCoy of 1711 Piasa street are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Roxalon, to Lemuel Moore, son of the Rev. and Mrs. N. A. Moore of Madison, 111. Miss McCoy, a graduate of Alton High School, is employed at ! St. Joseph's Hos- Miss McCoy. - pltal. Mr. Moore is a graduate of Dunbar High School. Madison, and Is employed by Portnoy Garment Co. They plan to be married next summer. Chest Campaign Half Complete At Wood River MY PAL KITTY—The Persian, Champion Mithra White Coquette //as well chaperoned at a New York cat show by her buddy, Hide of Hideroff, a Great Dane. Both belong to Mrs. Ann Anderson o vlontville, N. J. ' . ' man. Gibbt* wife to whom he - was married two years ago, was placed under medical care after his arrest. Authorities would not confirm a.^report 4heU. expecting --a baby. In Hollywood—r- Glenn Fords Plan To Team in Film By BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD, — UP) — Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Ford may soon Join the ranks of wife-husband film teams. Mrs. Ford • Is tapster Eleanor Powell, who recently made a stab at a movie comeback by appearing In a musical. Now the couple is actively , considering a screen teaming. Both are more or less free-lancers and can direct' their film destinies. Ford is also considering the reporter's role in "Born Yesterday." He realizes the part is less flashy than the other two leads, who will be played by Broderick Crawford and Judy Holliday. But he may play it— If Columbia will meet Is glowing over his terms. ' Irene Dunne •her fancy wardrobe in "Come. Share My Love." Says she: "Most women love to see beautiful clothes on the screen — and so do I. They'll notice clothes and comment on them, even if the picture wasn't too impressive." She added that the picture's dresses are "really shorter than I like. But since the picture won't be released until the new short aklrta are in vogue, I don't want to be caught with my skirts down." Betty Kutton writes from Sun Valley that the and Ted Briskln may head for Florida after she has enough skiing. Producer Walter Wanger is back from setting up the Garbo picture, which he says he will make "Some Year." He reports that his "Joan of Arc" It the biggest seller in Europe. Evidently the publicity hasn't hurt Ingrid Bergman there. Pat O'Brien plays his fourth priest In "Dark Challenge" . . Robert Rossen's company is flying to Mexico City for locations of "The Brave Bulls" . . . Ruth Roman has crashed the top 10 list in fan mail ftt Warners. With pnly three released pictures, Doris Day leads the' list. . .'The Defunct Sherry'*— the Sunset Strip night •pot where Mickey Cohen and party were blasted with shotgun* WOOD RIVER, Jan. 19—Sixteen persons working on Community Chest solicitations have cbmpleted one-half of their contacts and expect to finish the campaign work by the end of the week, Fred Penning, general chairman, has announced. Although Penning has compiled no figures on the exact amounts already collected, he said campaign workers reports their solicitations have been successful so far and they 1 expect to raise as much money as was collected last year. The Community Chest drive in Wood River was begun last Monday_and is to,Jweelt: To stimulate contributions, It has been emphasized that the Wood River Social Planning Council draws from $5000 to $7000 annually from Chest funds. Announce Birth WOOD RIVER—Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Reilly, 6447 South Kimbark, Chicago, are announcing the birth of a son. The baby was born Jan. 15, weighing six pounds, and has been given the name of Thomas Kenneth. Mrs. Reilly is the former Miss Norma Deane Cox, daughter of Mrs. Islah Cox, 176 Tenth street. Club has Bowling Ssesslon WOOD RIVER—Mr. and Mrs. Alden Stokes were taken Into membership of the Wood River Kouples Klub during a business session preceding an evening of bowling at Wood River Bowl, Monday. Members taking part in this activity were Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Fraley, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bolo, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Clancy, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Barnhart, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Spann, Mr.^and Mrs. Rosewood Hts. Baptists Finish 1st Phase of Building Program WOOD RIVER, Jan. 19—This Junday, exactly one year and one iveek after construction was begun on the Rosewood Heights Baptist Church, the congregation will move Into the recently completed jasement. There will be a Sunday school service at 10 a. m., followed by he worship service at 11. Pending completion of the basement, the congregation has been meeting at Tahnestock Pharmacy for church services. / The church is located at Rosewood drive and Cherry street, about one block off the East Alton-Bethalto road. It is to be completed at a cost of $50,000. The basement, which measures 28 by 55 feet, was constructed at a cost of $20,000. The congregation plans to be n the church auditorium by Easter. Erection of the church marks the first church to be built jn Rosewood Heights. The Rev. Glen Smith, 452 Prospect street, is pastor and the congregation of the church numbert approximately 100 persons. Trustees of the church are John —is making « Deauvllie. comeback as the Friends Back Haml».Off Policy for Formosa PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 19, W>A hands off policy in China's civil war hat bf»n urged by the executive board of the American Friends Service Committee. The Friends wrote yseterdey to President Truman commending him for his decision to provide no further aid to the Nationalist forcee In Formosa. • Reports of It* own woikert in China wat the baslt for its views, the Quaker *rganisatlon said. John Ebbert, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Helmkamp, Mrs. Norman Ballard, Mrs. Wayne Helmantoler, and Albert U/zell. The club is scheduled to attend a barn dance at Collinsville, Feb. 3. Caspar Shrine. Dinner WOOD RIVER—A 6 o'clock covered dish dinner for all members and their families will pre cede the regular stated meeth f of the Caspar Shrine at the IOOF hall at 7:45 p. m., Sunday. Appoint* Committee? WOOD RIVER—Mrs. Raymonc Carr, Mrs. Antone Amburg, and George Farris were named mem bers of a nominating committee by the president, James Wright at a meeting of the Young Adull Sunday School class of the First Evangelical United Brethrei Church at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wright, Rosewood Heights, Tuesday evening. This committee will prepare a new slate of officer! to be elected at the Feb. 3 meet- Ing of the class. Another committee appointed which includes Mrs. James Wright chairman, Mrs. Waldon CraUs* Mrs, ' John Braddy and Mrs Antone Amburg, will be in charge of the dinner which the c!»*» It scheduled to serve at the County Ministerial meeting being staged at the local church, March 8. To Attend Chicago Olebrutior. WOOD RIVER—Mrs. Evelyn Gill and Mrs. Mildred Smith, presl dent and senior vice-president, re spectively, of the Veteran's o; Foreign Wars Auxiliary unit o post 2859 will attend the 25th anniversary celebration of the Auxiliary at -a department and a banquet In honor of Mrs. Dona F. Monaco, Sante Fe, N. Mex. national president of the auxiliar) at the Sherman Hotel, Chicago Saturday. A school of instruction will be held at 9:3" a. m. in conjunction with the national president's of ficlal visit. Mrs. Monaco hat been recently appointed at an honorary colonel on the staff of the Cover nor of New Mexico. Thomat J Matry, New York Times Raises Price to Nickel • Copy NEW YORK, Jan. 19. <f>-* Starting Monday, the New York Times will sell In Nexv York City for 5 cents a copy, Instead of 3. Announcement of the price rise was made today by the newspaper, the last of the city's standard-size papers to go up to a nickel. The Times said "continued Increasing costs In all phases of operation of this newspaper" made the Increase ftttemary. _ j » The Tim« told f of • fMir* copy outside th« city. MAD fKUMHAMl *AM* AM ENJOY ELM DAIRY HERE SATURDAYS IN PERSON! L. Sullivan, Elmer Wright, Walter Hale, jr., Gene Ryburn, and Art Sheppard. Mrs. Lorraine Howdeshell is financial secretary; Mrs. J. L. Sullivan, treasurer, and Mrs. Gene Ryburn, church clerk and superintendent. Entertains Club WOOD RIVER—Mrs. Addle Hudson, Kane, was a guest when Mrs. Earl Hopper, 153 Acton avenue, entertained members of her pinochle club at her h6me, Tuesday evening. Prizes winners were Mrs. Hudson, Mrs. Rolland Rhodes, Mrs. Hopper, and Mrs. Paul Welmera. Other persons at the party were Mrs. Mary Pekarik, Mrs. Riley Hebner, Mrs. Harry Ashlock, and Mrs. Toby Thomure. Mrs. Pekarik will entertain the club In two weeks. Philatheas to Meet WOOD RIVER—Mrs. Ray Allen, Mrs. Mary Hutchinson, Mrs. Emma Thompson, and Mrs. Frances Smithson will be hostesses for the regular monthly social meeting of the Philathea class of the Methoaist Church at the church at 7: 30 p. m., Friday. Congressman. Coach on List Of 10 Outstanding Young Men TULSA, Okla., Jan. 19. UP)— Ten men whose work ranges from Congress to coaching were named yesterday as the nation's outstanding young men for 1949. The U. S. Junior Chamber of Commerce makes the awards annually. The men are selected by a panel of judges prominent in business, labor and other fields. The 10 will be honored at an awards banquet In Peoria, III., Saturday They are: Kenneth Sanborn Pitzer, 35, Washington, D. C., research director for the Atomic Energy Commission. Advanced atomic research, set up laboratories. Dr. Franklin D. Murphy, 33, Kansas City, Kan., dean of medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center. Originated significant rural health program. Theodore Roosevelt, III, 35, Villanova, Pa., Pennsylvania State secretary of commerce. Active in social welfare projects, Industrial development. John Ben Shepperd, 34, Gladewater, Tex., lawyer, lecturer. Initiated plan to combat Communism in the United Stales based on religious, civic principles. Charles Edwin Hastings, 35, Hampton, Va., inventor. Developed instruments for flying of extreme military, commercial worth. C. B: (Bud) Wilkinson, 34, Norman, Okla., /Oklahoma University football coach. Combined character, scholarship with athletic supremacy. Robert L. Floyd, 31, former Miami, Fla., mayor. Set pattern for municipal development and social servlc*. ' Charles Halting Percy, 30, Chicago" movie camera 'firm executive. Took active interest In civic, youth welfare. Gerald R. Ford, 36, Grand Rap- Ids, Mich., congressman. Campaigned for reforms to curtail activities of political machines In his home slate. Harold Russell, 35,. Alexandria, V»., movie actor, lecturer, national president of the Amvets. Inspired physically handicapped. Quake In Hollywood LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19. <*•>— An earthquake awakened many residents In beach suburbs today and was felt In Hollywood. The sharp tremor was timed at 1;43 a. m., Pacific standard time (5:43 cio and retulted in a flood of calls on police iwitchboardi. Po lice taid there was no report of damage, A Punta Gruesa shipyard is building two 300-ton vessels entirely of Chilean materials. HUNGRY, BUT SHY—Relief worker offers food to a tousle- haired evacuee from Birds Point - New Madrid floodway, one of many being housed temporarily in schools while U. S. Engineers consider necessity of breaking Mississippi river levee and flooding thousands of farm homes to save critical river points.—AP Wirephoto, Under a new ordinance, police In Johannesburg, South Africa, convicted 100 people—mostly natives—of spitting in the street, in the first month of their campaign. Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK" Eldred Home Bureau Meets ELDRED, Jan. 19 — (Special)— Mrs. Frank Koster and Mrs. William Brannan were joint hostesses at a meeting of the Eldred Home Bureau unit Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Brannan. Eleven members and two guests were present. Mrs. Koster, assisted by Mrs. Robert Best, gave the major, lesson, "Choosing a Practical Wardrobe." Mrs. Kenneth Brannan presented the minor lesson. Her subject was "Accident Prevention in the Home." Refreshments were served and a social hour held. Mrs. Herman Camerer and an assistant to be'named later will entertain the club, Feb. 21. Mrs. Fox Improves ELDRED — Mrs. Mary Fox, who suffered an attack of Illness Sunday, entered Boyd Memorial Hospital, Carrollton, for medical care, Monday evening. AccowMng to mid-week reports, she it responding to treatment. Eldred Note* ELDRED — Legionnaires and their families enjoyed a rabbit supper at the hall Wednesday night. A large crowd attended the event. Edwin Schwallenstecker and Elwood Matheny spent Wednesday at St. Louis. Mrs. Schwallenstecker and son, Mike, accompanied them as far ns Alton and spent the day with her brother and>*ister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sevier. Swift Premium SLICED BACON 1-1 b. layers We Lean, Mealy SPARERIBS Per Ib 35c K,. e y's— ('nuff said) BRAUNSCHWEIQER Per Ib 49c CALF HEARTS Fill with bread dressing and bake. Per pound 29c SMOKED DAINTY ROLLS Boneless, Smoked Butts average 1 to 2-lbs. each. 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