Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 15, 1953 · Page 24
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 24

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, April 15, 1953
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list Twwn*.*etm ALTON •VifUff* 10 Seciire Appraisals Of Central AVe> Property #000 MVER. - A Sttt* High- w«y D§|»rtni«rt eftlcitt advised City Clerk Emmet P. Howard earlier tWs week the state was making arrangements to secure appruMls trf prepertte* it will .he neceswry to acquire in order to complete paving of Central Ave. Central Ave., from Madison Ave. to the northern city limits, is now but 30 feet wide and the state must lecure an additional 30 feet on various adjoining properties to make the street 80 feet wide, the required width for state improvements. The street south of Madison Ave. Is now the required width, and no right-of-ways will have fo be so- cured, It was slated. ' According to Howard. Ihr stale official said every effort would he made to avoid condemnation suits in search of the desired property. Previously, complaints have been made to the City Council that the amount offered by the slate to property owners Involved was not satisfactory to them. On these grounds, the Council had objected to the State Highway Department. The state had first attempted to i buy the necessary land for widening Central Ave., beginning in the fall of 1952. Atlas Credit Union WOOD RIVER.—Twenty-six now members were admitted to the Atlas Credit Union at the 213th meeting of the Board of Directors Monday night at the office building, 600 N. Wood River Ave. Merle Manley, president, presided at the affair. Manley and Wallace Miller were selected delegates to attend,the annual credit union convention at Springfield Saturday and Sunday. Committees Named By VFW Auxiliary j - j WOOD RIVER — Standing committees for the ensuing year were appointed by Mri. Arthur Curfman, .president of the VFW Auxiliary at a meeting at the Memorial Club Monday night.' Those appointed and the chairmanships they will hold are: Mrs. Lloyd iDildine, Hospital; Mrs. Dildine and Mrs. Keith Fisher, Youth Acitivites; Mrs. Kennefth Secrest and Mrs. Dorwln Frailey, Rehabilitation; Mrs. Paul Gross, Poppy; Mrs. Hazel Miller, Legislative; Mrs. Eugene Pruitt, Scrapbook; Mrs. Carl Benefiel, Ways and Means; Mrs. Jack Creekmore, Americanism; Mrs. Jack Guccione, Membership; Mrs. James Peters, Child Welfare; Mrs. George Hill, National Home Fund; Mrs. Tony Filardo, Community Service and Mrs. Villa Frailey, Graves Registration. In charge of, the banquet committee will. be Mrs. Dildine and Mrs. Emil, Koby. Mrs. Edith Lyons w|ll be in charge of kitchen help, MJ«. Roy Neer^arid Mrs. Glenn Westerhqld, in charge of waitresses. "... All new officers, excepting the president, were given a charge by Mrs. Creekmore. Mrs. Lyons was installed for a one-year term as a trustee. • ~ A report by Mrs. William Powell of Ways and Means for the past year showed that projects of the committee had netted $466.55. Announcement was made that local officers have been invited lo install the Highland VB'W Auxiliary Sunday in a joint installation that will be preceded by a potluck dinner at 6 p. m. Mrs. Villa Fr'ailey, past County Council president, will be installing officer. Glenn Westerhold, past County Council commander, will be in charge of installation of Highland post officers. All auxiliary officers have been asked by Mrs. Curfman to meet at the Memorial club at 5 p. m. Sunday for the trip to Highland. Officers will also assist in I he installation of the Alton VFW auxiliary officers in joint ceremonies, Sunday, April 26. A donation was voted to the local Cancer Fund; ?35 was donated for Child Welfare projects; and donations were voted for gifts of retiring department and district presidents. Members decided to give four flags to Cub Pack 29. sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson PTA at Hartford, and following the meeting, Mrs. Creekmore presented me flags to Mrs. Austin Bivens, a member of the auxiliary and Den Mother of Den 3 of the pack. There are four'dens in the pack. Other anntuncements included notification of • County council meeting at Cottage Kills Thursday at, 8 p. m.; a district meeting at Decatur, May 17; Poppy days May 22 and 23; and a department encampment June 12 through 14 in East St. Louis. The local auxiliary will again sponsor Senior Girl Scout Troop 79 at Roxana. Annuitants fold ttoavititl Plan Can't Be Changed WOOD RlVER-Members 6f the Standard Annuitant dub were told Tuesday morning It was Impossible for the Blue Cross to give any better plan to the annuitants than is now in effect. The club had asked n Blue Cross representative to be present at its meeting in hopes that the hospital- i/alion plan for the Hub members could be changed. Eighty-four men and 2',] women Hlfnided the meeting which opened at 10 a. m. Eleven new members were r<v ceived. New members are: Mr. and Mrs, Paul Haller, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Paris, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Gihel, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Shuster, Chase E. Thomas, Rlley Hefner and Roy Thompson. Following the talk buy the insurance representative, dinner In honor of Timothy Van Camp, who had just celebrated his 86th birthday, was served by the women. A lamp was donated by the Van Camp family. 1 Following the dinner, the meeting was resumed and Mnyor William Stonehnm spoke, congratulating the club for having an up-and- going organization. He also expressed his appreciation to the club for planting flower beds on (he City Park which looked beautiful this spring. Regular business meeting was (hen held. Next meeting is May 12 at 1 :SO p. m. P. E. O. at Meyer Horn* WOOD RIVER—"Any Talent We Possess" was the topic discussed by Mrs. R. E. Cnhoon before members of FC Chapter of PKO at'the regular luncheon meeting at ihe home of Mrs. Hernuin Meyer, N. Ninth St., Monday afternoon. Mrs. Richard Coffeen assisted Mrs. Meyer as hostess. Sixteen members were in attendance. Hum nubble Class Supper WOOD RIVER-Mr. and Mrs. Tom Harris and Mrs. H. E. McCarthy will be host and hostesses for the potluck supper meeting of Kum Dubble Class at First Baptist Church at 6:30 p. m. Thursday evening. The host and hostesses will furnish the dessert and drinks. A special feature of the party will be the revealing of the "Secret Pals" of the year. Wood River E&R Men Plan Meet WEDNSIDAY, APRIL ll» SMS WOOD RIVER — The regular monthly meeting ot the Men's Brotherhood of the Evangelical and United .Brethren Church is scheduled for Thursday at 7:30 p. m. It will-be a special recognition of men at the revival meeting which is currently being conducted by the Rev. Roy Dunn, evangelist, of Damascus, Ohio. Although this is men's night, the public is invited to attend the revival meeting. Among the special music will be songs by a male quartet, the Gospel Four. Loaders Club WOOD RIVER -The Wood River Leaders Club will meet on the lawn of the Arthur Houser home, 6th and Hawthorne, Friday at. 1 p. m. Those attending are asked to bring material for making a "Sit-upon" and also for a "Buddy Burner." Telegraph Want Ads "Click,' 1 Telegraph Want Ads "Click." It's GLIDDEN PAINT FESTIVAL TIME APRIL 9th to 25th SAVE 31* Introductory Offer SPRED GLOSS Nfw Lattx Wonder Paint .OBIIS IN ^ HOUR SMOOTH AS Till GUmNTliD WASHAIll Tnihiibriodatvcich IUIKI •atnitl In Wila'iWo'sAiw""' 1 -* 0101 - FwHvtl MM $U« p«r Qt, JOINER HARDWARE AND ELECTRIC CO. U«l Milton Road Dial 2-i568 0 INTEREST ON PAID UP STOCK! Club Jcrymtnf Ho. 91 Now CITIZENS JUIUHIKS 4 LOAN nfltm VFW POST, AUXILIARY OFFICERS — Newofficers ot the VFW post and auxiliary in Wood River were inMdllnn Saturday night. Seated from the left are Commander Jack Willis; Carl Benefiel, senior vice commander; Keith Fisher, junior vice commander; Kenneth Secrest, quartermaster. Standing from the left are President Mrs. Arthur Curfman; Mrs. Jack Cuccione, senior vice president'; Mrs. Floyd Bunt, junior vice president; Mrs. Lloyd Dildine, treasurer.—Schrrior photo. First Baptist Church Elects Officers at Wood River Bifl 4-3142 ta Alt*, WOOD RIVER — Officers of First Baptist Church for the fiscal year beginning May 1 have been elected and the proposed budget for current expenses and building fund adopted. The officers are: Clarence Wilson, moderator; W. W. Hawkins, vice moderator; Mrs. Earl White, Jr., church clerk; Mrs. Clarence Ansel Jr., assistant Herk; Robert Judd, treasurer; William Clark, assistant treasurer; Gail McMeen, financial srrrelary; Mehnert Flanders, assistant, financial secretary; Mrs. Lavc-re Humphrey, general superintendent; and George Hayes, assistant, general superintendent. Deacons elected were: Dclmond Bangerl, lo complete the unexpircd term of Glen llcrndon, Earl White Jr, Charles Beason Sr., and Frank Anthony, all of the class of 1956. Deaconesses are Mrs. A. W. Judd, Mrs. Malcolm Curtis and Mrs. Richard Sumpter..Trustees of the class of 1956 are Irvin Whitworth, Marvin Mallory and Raymond Coale. Church ushers are: Clarence Ansel, Thomas Joyce, Arthur Northway Jr., Marvin Mallory, David Beason, Harold Dwiggins, William Clark, David Mourning, Earl White Jr., Charles Beason Jr., and Gerald Dwiggins. Members of the Alton Council Committee are: Mr. and Mrs. Roy Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Hawkins and Mr. and Mrs. Orville Mallory. Mrs. Orie Priest is historian. The directory committee includes Mrs. Thomas Joyce and Mrs. Robert Solomon. Members of the house committee are: Mrs. Kathryn Williams, Mrs. Sam Henson, and Mrs. Marvin Mallory. Mrs. Charles Beason is chairman of the Woman's Missionary Societies. Newly elected officers of the •Senior Mission Circle are: Mrs. Orville Mallory, president; Mrs. Allfe Krueger, vice president; Mrs. Roy Thomspon, missions vice president; Mrs. Hawkins, vice president of Christian service; Mrs. Richard Burk, vice president of Christian training; Mrs. Gus Bangert, vice president of missionary stewardship education, Mrs, Ka1h- ryn Williams, secretary and Mrs. Howard Mourning, treasurer. Executive officers of the Business and Professional Woman's Mission Society are: Mrs. Clarence Wilson, president; Mrs. George Ha;yes, vice president; Miss Jeanctte Howard, secretary-treasurer; Mrs. Mehnert Flanders, White Cross; Mrs. Dennis Bean Christian social relations; and Mrs. Roy Dodson, spiritual life. The World Oulook League will be headed by Mrs. Delmond Bangert, president; Mrs. Malcolm Curtis, vice president; Miss Janet Eckman, Christian training; Mrs. W. VV.Cla.rk, Christian service; Mrs. Irvin Whitworth, missions vice president; Mrs. Donald Judd, mission and stewardship education; Mrs. Thomas Joyde, membership chairman; Mrs. Harold Dwiggins, treasurer; Mrs. Clarence Ansel, recording secretary; Mrs. Robert Judd, corresponding secretary. Mrs. Luke Wai trip is president of the Ladies Aid Society. The vice president is Mrs. Charles Crum, the secretary, Mrs. Elbert Levi and the treasurer, Mrs. Howard Mourning. The adopted budget for 1953-54 is $15,359.60 for current expenses and $2,373.00 for building fund. The number of violins made by Stradivarius has been estimated from 1,000 to 3,000, with experts reporting at least 325 of these as still in existence. DISTINCTIVE RESIDENTIAL FIXTURES for • Kitchen • Dining floom • Li vin groom t Bedroom • Porch • Bath » 60 Attractive Designs Al Popular Prloaa Wiring Mitiriil of All Kindt. CONDUIT • OUTLET SOXES SWITCH!! • 0. E. UN • ENTRANCE FITTINOI • FISCHER LUNBEI COMPANY CAST ALTON WAI 1499} Mrs. Ufert Heads Engineers Croup Elected President of Auxiliary Monday WOOD RIVER—Mrs. Paul Ufert was elected president of the Auxiliary to the Operating Engineers nt a meeting Monday night, held at-the ho,me of Mrs. Ed Gillespie, 3-116 Leo, Alton. Others elected were: Mrs. Ralph Reit-hert, vice-president; Mrs. Allan Nelson, treasurer; Mrs. Walter Franklin, secretary; Mrs. Hafold Chamberlain, chaplain and,Mrs Edward Feldman, guard. A committee composed of Mrs Kverett White and Mrs. Harold Chamberlain was appointed .to arrange for a club banquet on May 11 at a site as yet unnanounced. Installation of fhe new officers is planned at that time. Assistant hostess for the meeting was Mrs. David Grieve. Mrs. Wood Critical WOOD RIVER—Mrs. Lona C Wood, 57 Forrest Drive, Wood River, is reported to be in critical condition at Wood River Township where she has been a patient since suffering, a heart attack Sunday. Mrs. Wood makes her home with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs. Irby Vandiver, Her son P. E. Thomas, arrived from Cleve land, Miss., by plane Monday to be at her bedside. Her brother T. A. Campbell of Memphis, Term., was expected to arrive here Tuesday. Reported Ttifeiday Night fttVKR—fouf btfrgltriei In the same nclgnwrhood wire reported to Wood River police Tuesday night, Approximately $900 ti cash wtw tatten, from tilie hwnts jy the burglar who is efaiifffed by the police 88 a "professional" aM apparently did all four." Police believe the burglar to-be i professional because of the way entrance was gained to each of the four homes and that at throe of the homes, the burglar was' apparently seeking only cash. Two •Ings and a necklace were taken ! rom one home in addition to cash. First report came to the police at 8:45 p. m. when Virgil Louden reported his home at 441 Fifth St lad been broken into between 7 and 8:M p. m. The burglar look a ladder frrtm Louden'* garage usln'g It to get to an east dining room window where he took off a storm window and pried open a window, i In the Louden home the burglar had ransacked the dlnln» room. bedrooms and bath, taking $11 from Mrs. London's purse which was on the dining room window. Louden said the burglar did not take five watchqs. an expensive pen and costume Jewelry. The thief left by unlocking the front door with a key which was kept in the lock insjde the home. ./ . "1 ffportw to tra lice «f 10:04 p. m. tfHK Mm, tym H. ftftrorft of «4 fifth 9t. ftwnrl htr home Jnirglartred. Tire burglar had intcrco ire house ttifousn ft retr'Wttwfow but that fvery itwm wfndflw and othw windows had been pritdi Thtw dressers htn been fanwtcked and three billfold* were found empty by the 1 burglar, who left through the front door with no/loot. A. F. Rice of 482 Fifth Sf. ported to police at 11:09 p. m. that his home had been entered and $120 in cash was missing from a dresser drawer. The bltfglar entered the home by opening a window. Mrs. .T. Tardlno, 442 Tlpton Ave.. called the police at 11:1? p. m. tut fnW fourth WMWflR TrW ao priw ft.itwrn window open wi trio fWm porcht m left by the rear door, ( Missing froth the Tatww home was 142- from a purfte, • bank containing / 3B and 80 ofht pieces, two rings and one tiecMace, Mtss Garonne Tardtno, 90, wa» taken to St. Joseph's Hospital following 'the burglary for treatment of shock, , OM Scoot troop I WOOD RIVER — Girl Scout, Troop 3, of st, Bernartl s School, will meet Thursday after the close of school, at 3:18 p. m., when they will beiln work on Mothers Day gflts. Mrs. Joe Pelan is lead* er. Occupy flew Home WOOD RIVER - Mr. and Mrs Arthur Norfhway Jr., and children have moved into their new home on Maurice St. in Fox Acres Subdivision. They formerly resided at 105 E. Jennings Ave. Read T«1egMP») W§nf A«J« WOOD RIVER PRESCRIPTION OENTER 11 N. Wood River Ave., Wood Rlvef DIAL 4-1623 PfofeMional Prescription §«rvte« HOURS: Open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Daily Except Sunday. for Emergency Prescriptions Dial 4-4700 after cloilng hours. Vem E. Brnmley, Ph.O.,R.Ph. TRAVELMASTER • MOBILE • ALMA CHECK THESE Mobile Home features for 19531 deep lounge furniture! scenic picture windows/ cook wifh gas/ 100% insulation! "V* rich inferiors/ \S Venetian blinds! • tile showers/ "p Plus Many More Features You'll Love to See! Make 'S3 Your Year for a Mobile Home NELSON COOK "Mobile Home" SALES 126 E. ST. LOUIS AVENUE DIAL 4-4298 Open Evenings by Appointment EAST ALTON PHOEBE GOLDBERG, Inc.- Early Spring Offering beautiful apparel to wear now an d months in advance, at price reductions that are interesting, substantial /and timely. SALE Begins Thursday Morning, April 16 SUITS AND COATS DRESSES / Reductions on All /3 Spring Coats and Suits! 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