Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 20, 1950 · Page 13
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 13

Alton, Illinois
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Friday, January 20, 1950
Page 13
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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH a it* ALTON, ILL.. FRIDAY, JANUARY 20,1950 North Altoi wIMH Col Noble (L«fty> Watklns, son of Mr. Md Mr*. Ernest Watkins Of 8H East Elm, It landing hit leave with hit parents and visiting. With North Alton friends. Wat* klnt received hit promotion In grade thortly before returning home Tuesday from the Palrfleld* Sttltun Air Force Bate, Calif. The bate It about 40 mllet from Sac* ramento and San Francisco and Lefty tay» the weather wat wet •nd. cold (all apologies to the California Chamber of Commerce). Watklnt It working In the photo* lab it the air force bate, following the tame type of job he formerly had at the atr force bate at Mountain Home, Idaho. He Is currently playing with the squadron basketball team, where his 6- foot-2-lnch height eomes In for good uae, and It looking forward to warmer weather and the opening of the baseball and softball ' program. Pfc. Morris Wlgger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Irwin Wlgger of 813 Chouteau, and Pfc. Jerry Lyons, ton of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lyons of 232 State, left Thursday to report to the Lackland Atr Force Bate at San Antonio, Tex., after tpendlng 10-day furloughs with their parents and visiting friends. Both Wlgger and Lyons have been assigned to Lackland Base at air force MPs, and speaking of site, Wlggeri' 6 foot 4, 196 pound frame may provide plenty of. trouble for any air corpsman who^doesn't comply with regulations. This column Invites parents and relatives of Ijprth Alton servicemen to use this column at a clearing house for newt from the young men In service. Lost String of Pearls Mrs. Marshal Dooley of 2302 Birch lost a two-strand string of pearls while walking from her home to visit friends on Grove- lln avenue Wednesday afternoon. The pearls were a gift from Mrs. Dooley's ton, Charles, when he was stationed at Great Lakes during the war. Neighborhood Scout Board Meeto North Alton Neighborhood Girl Scout Board met Wednesday afternoon at McKinley school. Mrs. Harry Darr announced that camp stamps would be available for the girl scouts of the North Alton troops. The stamps are in 5-10 and 23 cent denominations and may be purchased at the troop meetings. The money will be used for the girls' trip to camp and will be refunded after the camping season if any girl saving the stamps Is unable to make any trips to camp during that season. Mrs. Emmett Spatz, chairman of the training committee, reported that eight leaders had 16 hours of training this fall and 30 troop committee Thembert had •been trained. Announcement was made of an advance training class for leaders beginning Feb. 14 and running through Feb. 17 at the YWCA. A nominating committee was named to select • slate of candi- dates for the board office* during the coming jrttr. Mrs. Eugene Kltimiller wat appointed chair* man of the committee. Othera serving on the committee will be Mrs, Harry Darr, Mrs. Donald Caliban, Mrs. Paul Edwards, Mrs. Q. Jackson. Mrs. Caiman reported on her trip to the national convention at Milwaukee last No* vember. BHUrs Hasfrttal Mrs. Leroy Taynor of 230 Flon entered Alton Memorial Hospital Tuesday evening for medical care. Mhwleaary Society Meets The Missionary Society of Elm Street Presbyterian Church will meet tonight at 7:30. Name Godfrey Polio Chairman GODFREY, Jan. 20.-<Speclal.) —Lloyd Carson, principal of Godfrey public school, has been appointed chairman of-the March ol Dimes campaign for this school district. He will distribute to each business, house a small container Into which contributions can be dropped. , "Dime cards" will be distributed to the school children. The con talner will be In local business houses until Jan. 30. Aden, 'on the gulf of the same name, Is developing its water sup ply with five new bore-holes expected to bring in an additions 1,200,000 gallons a day by 1951. Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK" Crf 818 Belle St. Alton "Charge Accounts Welcome!" ALTON'S FAVORITE TWINS M te BE-BOPS • Navy Suede • Irewn Suede • Hack Suede • Wine Leather • Cray Suede 4.99 Dor Smartest- Gel Set ior Spring! Top-Fashion WINTER COATS t at tremendous savings You'll Always Need a Smart Suit Like This . . . Tailored in Fine Wools, and Reasonably Priced 39.95 Wonderful buys for the money . . . handsome in cut, beautifully made and finished! Styled in the new. pencil-slim silhouette in 100% wool that is just the right weight for now under your coat . . . perfect alone for spring. Sizes 10 to 18. • * Greater On COATS Fashion runs fever high in these sweet, neat little dresses. Words' cannot describe them in combination'fabrics and colors—lime and navy, brown and natural, cinnamon and frost,' and red and catseye.. You 1 must come in and see them. Sizes 9 to 15. 22.95 39.95 Coat* 49.95 Coats 59.00 Coats Nous . • Mostly boxy stylts in dressy and clinic type*, »omt fitted, in gabardines and broadcloth. Colors to choosa from including black. Sites 10 to 20. New ReeftfcfioM* oss Fine FUR-TRIMMED COATS 99.00 Coats 119.00 Coats 129.00 Coats Note. • Now, at tha height of the season, h the time to save ... and save plenty on our top fashion coats of the year. Choose yours with your favorite fur, in black and colors. Sites 10 to 20. Ft>* YOIV« H/l 17 In "wonderfaille", Burlington's washable tissue faille/Choose yours in white, black, valor red, wheat gold or aqua. Sizes 10 toia ••§• P0« LONG WIAft ANO COMfOtT CHOOU ONI Of THHI FAMOUS I SPECIAL PUBCHASE ! HATS ,» .1 •*••• weir them new and Mini . . . ctvtn , . . tri«s. A tuirty. Yev'N want overall <

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