Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 15, 1953 · Page 25
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April 15, 1953

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 25

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^WEDNESDAY, APRIL IS, 1953 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE TWENTY-FIYl Club women Hear Talk on Flowers WOOD RIVER - fitly heard a chalk talk on wild flowers by Mrs. Oustaf G&eirtch of Glendale, Mo., at the Monday evening meeting of the Junior Woman's Club in the Wood River School. Guests at the meeting were mothers of club, members and members of the Senior Woman's Club. Mrs. K. Anderson was also a guest. Mrs. Goestch, who teaches adult education in Kirkwood, used colored art work to describe .her talk. Robert Wallace, administrator of the Wood River Township Hospital, spoke to the group and showed a cancer firm entitled "Man Alive." The club voted a $10 donation to the Cancer Drive. A letter" from the Junior Cham ber of Commerce was read re questing that at least 10 members of the club sign up as a blood donor when the Red Cross bloodmobile comes to Wood River April 21 and 22. New members of the club, voted on at the meeting were: Mrs. James Smith, Mrs. Arthur Weiss, Mrs. C. Cook, and Mrs. Robert Albright. Mrs. Francis Manning, club president, announced that a district meeting will be held April 29 in Belleville. Mrs. Robert Car> gill read the club collect. Tivo East Alton Sisters Plan to Visit England EAST ALTON — Two sisters now living here will leave next week to return to their homeland England. Mrs. Beryl McCarver plans to remain in Southampton, England, with her parents but her sister, Mrs. Charles Newby, is going to England to see her parents on a three month vacation. The two sisters, who live at 66? Washington Ave., came to the United States immediately following the war. Mrs. McCarver has a son, Terrence, 5, who will also live in England. Mrs. Newby's six-year- old son, Charles Jr., will accompany his mother on the vacation. They will go April 22 to New York and then sail on the SS Ryn- dam for England. Mrs. Newy's husband Is employed at the Western Cartridge Co. and is unable to make the journey. Married Couples Class EAST ALTON — The monthly meeting of the Married Couples Class of the First Baptist Church will meet Thursday at 6 p. m. in the church for a potluck dinner. 1 Visit ColUnsville OES EAST ALTON — Several from here attended a ^meeting of the Collinsville Order 'of Eastern Star Monday night which honored the associate matron and patron of the order. They included Mrs. Clarence Quillen, Mrs. Arnold Dennis, Mrs. William Traband, Mrs. Clayton Romani, Mrs. T. B. Richardson, Mr. and Mrs. Howell Barnett and Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Stone. Mrs. Leo Rohde of Wood River and Mr. Stone were guest officers for the party. Attend Funeral EAST ALTON — Mrs. T. B. Richardson, 302 Monroe Ave., accompanied her brother, Roe Barker of Louisana, Mo., to Broughton Saturday to attend the funeral of their uncle, Robert 'Mathis. Cancer Fund Drive to • Open in Roxana April 22 ROXANA—The annual drive for the American Cancer Society will be held in the village from April 22 through April 30. Solitations will be between those dates, according to Mrs. Ralph Darner. Troop 67 Swim Party ROXANA — Intermediate Girl Scouts of Troop 67 had a short business meeting Monday evening at the Little House before going to the YWCA in Alton for a swim session. Sixteen members attended and adults accompanying the g^rls were the leaders, Mrs. Herley Shult, . Mrs. Frank Lovell, Miss Shirley Shult, and Mrs. P. Crawford. Two Treated at Hospital ROXANA—Danny Mustain, son of the Rev, and Mrs. L. E. Mustain, 111 E. Tydeman Ave., fractured his left ankle at the Roxana High School. He was treated at I he Wood Rjver Township Hospital. Gene Kunz, 5, 205 Indiana Ave. son of Mr, and Mrs. Leo Kunz was treated at Wood River Township Hospital at 9:15 a. m. Tuesday for injury to his forehead received when he fell and struck a chair in the family home. After the lacerations were treated he returned home. Auxiliary to Entertain ROXANA—Eleven members of the Fireman's Auxiliary met Monday evening in the fire department of the Community building and made plans to entertain the Auxiliaries of the district May 19 Committees have been appointee by the president, Mrs. William Mitchell. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Ann Turnbeaugh anc Mrs. Dorothy Bruce. Rally for Vaupreter Planned Tonight KAST ALTON - A "Charlie Van preter for Mayor" rally will be held tonight at 8 p. m. in the Machinst Center on Shamrock Ave Backers of Vanpreter »re expect ing a large crowd to attend. Special entertainment is planned Inspections of homes and stores for fire hazards frequently reduced | the number of fires in a city by as much as 50 per cent within a few To Aid in Drive ForCancerFund* WOOD RIVER-Setrttes voting t donation to the loeat Cancer fund drive, Women of the Moose, at a meeting in Moose Hall Tuesday night, also decided to aid in securing funds in the drive. Members will hake cookies tor servicemen at Scott Air Base at Belleville, to be distributed there Way 13. Any member wishing to help in the project torre asked to contact Mrs. Wilson Odle, senior regentrtelephont 44750., Mrs. Odle gav» a report on the Midwinter Conference of the Moose at East St. Louis, March 28. D of 1 fhnrtdAy WOOD RIVER—The losing team in a recent membership drive will entertain the winners with a talent show at the Thursday evening meeting of Bishop O'Connor Circle of Daughters of Isabella at KC hall at 7:30 p. m. More than 30 members are to participate In > the show, according io announcement of Mrs. Charles Corrigan. Hostesses for the evening are: Clarence Mayfield, Mrs. James Mahoney, Miss Catherine Maloney. Mrs. David Maloney, Mrs. Francis Manning, Mrs. William McAnany. Mrs. Earl McNear, Mrs, Albert Means, and Mrs. Edward Meehan. Smith ftoxmtt Accepting Btd§ for Water Plant SOUTH ROXANA - Notices tave been sent out that sealed rids rerjhe construction of waterworks improvements are being ac« cepted and the btds will he opened April 30 at the Blltmore Hotel by the Sooth Roxana Sanitary District Jfcjafd. John Kleeman is presidents Raymond E Smith, clerk, and Till, nan Barton, board member. Lions Club to Tape Bicycles WOOD RIVER—Plans to put luminous tape on bicycles in Wood River were discussed by Lions Club members at the Tuesday noon luncheon meeting of the club in the St. Paul Lutheran Church. The club members will go to the Lincoln School April 23 to put tape on bikes of school children. Children are being requested to bring their bikes to school that day. so that the club can complete the project in the morning. In case of rain, the taping will not take place. A ham and beef roast dinner will be served to members of the club and their wives April 28 at a social meeting in the Westerner Club. Serving will begin at 6 p. m. and following the dinner, entertainment is planned. Party Planned By Roxana Troop ROXANA — Intermediate Girl Scouts of Troop 16 met Monday evening in the Little House with their leaders Mrs. William Wrest and Mrs. D. M. Lyon. Mrs. Glenn Jeffress, president of the Roxana Area Girl Scout Council, attended and congratulated the girls on their sale of 720 boxes of cookies. Betty Norville, Katy Norvell Shirley Drennan, Janet Oilman and Karen Lyon announced their parents would assist with the transportation to an Alton skating rink. The girls planned the menu.for their birthday party. Carol Graham read' an article from a magazine on "Good Grooming" as the girls are working on that badge. Melinda Lowe reported she had attended a hair styling session in Alton. Troop prizes for the cookie sale went to Jackie Jeffress for selling 84 boxes; Melinda Lowe for selling 72, and Karen Lyon for selling 65 After the refreshments Mrs. Wres led the girls in singing and they formed a circle and gave the pledge to the flag. PRECIOUS UTTlt FEET TO HELP CHILDREN • fire less eoi/ly • enjoy their play longer •Posture Foundation Ntw Hecks ore ktrt. Bring the children in todoy! Read Proposed contract fftnm , find plans and sfiecifleitloflM are on ffle at the office of Tinman Barton, treasurer. Sfreppard, Morgan arid strnvaab are the engineers. Sllnrtnl IwCTT HnWJWfl SOtMt ROXANA— Sharon Doerr daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Doerr of Park Ave. wa* honored Sunday on her eleventh birthday. The group attended the theater and returned to the Doerr home for refreshments. Those attending were: Karen StflTtlCJT M» SftRC Hit PS Are Setfor Thursday Funeral servtcei for Stanley M. Sttze, 9, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mil* ford Sltee of Roxana, who died Niepert, Mora Seagravw, Jimmy Thompson and Susan and Phyllis Doerr. Evening guests were her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Longman and sons, Bobby and Tommy of Wood River. Tuesday, will be conducted at JO a. m, Thursday In Roxana Baptist dhurch by the Rev. E. E. DeLcng. pastor of Roxana Presbyterian Church, Interment will "be at Friendship cemetery, Flllmore County, Mo., The body is at Streeper funeral home, Wood River, where friends may call until 9 a, m, Thursday when It will be taken to the church. Read Telegraph Want Ads, 'Seven Seal' Rally at Campbell Chapel Tonight Stewardess Board No. 1, Campbell Chapet AME Church, 821 fi. Fourth St., will present a "seven seal" rally tonight «t the church. The public Is Invited. Mrs. Viola Stokes, president of the board, announced that seven pastors will take part in the pro* gram, Including the church pastor, the Rev. W. 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