Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 16, 1953 · Page 30
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 30

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, April 16, 1953
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THURSDAY, APRIL 18,19H ALTON TfiLBORAPH 'Van The Man' Says No Gambling If He Is Elected Mayor Also Promises to Build Viaduct and Remove Garbage Fees BAST ALTON—Promises of no commercialized gambling In East Alton, removal of the garbage and trash assessments and the erection of an underpass in Victory Gardens were made by Charles Vanpreter, candidate for mayor of East Alton, at a rally held Wednesday night in the Machinist Center. "If I am elected mayor the first thing I will do is to remove the 50 cent a month garbage and trash assessment", 'he said. "If 1 am elected mayor there will be no commercial gambling in this village", Vanpreter promised. He also promised construction of an underpass to the people of Victory Garden area if he Is elected. "I do not say I promise, I say I will." Vanpreter's remarks concerned his past record of achievements and he gave the past history of his securing the defense homes. "The Defense Housing Area was my baby, secured by personal trips to Washington, D. C. and I love that area as you women love your children," he said. He stated that there will be no re-appointment of an old or present chief's of polfce. More than 200 ^persons attended the meeting. Art Tomerlin, campaign manager, Introduced Frank Harrellson, business agent for the Plumbers and Fitters Union, who Introduced different candidates for election and representatives of civil and business organizations for the support of the election of Van- preter for mayor. Joe Greenwell's Cowboy band played a theme song, "Van's the Man." Bill Stevens, who opposed Vanpreter in the mayor race in 1949, gave a few remarks. Bill Hambelton, business agent for the International Association of Machinists, reminded the people of the past assistance received by Vanpreter when he was mayor, In settling past strikes and achieving present working conditions. A Danish firm has been given a 50-year sole ^concession to mine In East Greenland. East Alton Club Women Exchange Plants at Party EAST ALTON — A plant exchange and talk by Mrs. Roy Adams were features of the Wednesday afternoon meeting of the American Home Section of the East Alton Senior Woman's Gub. The group met In the Mapelette Inn on Godfrey Rd., with Mrs. Herman V. Meyer, chairman, presiding. Mrs. Orvllle Ewlng was program chairman who introduced Mrs. Adams of the Adams Flower Shop who talked on flowers and their history. A guest was Mrs. P. Trotter. Two Junior Club members, Mrs. Cecil Crosnoe and Mrs. Miles Lynch, also were guests. Standing rules for the department wefe read by Mrs. Meyers as prepared by Mrs. Florence Day. Mrs. F. Edward Todd, president of the Woman's Club, announced the May meeting will be a brunch at the home of Mrs. Harry Ringering on "Oak Dr. May 20 at 10 a. -m. She also reported that the club rooms of the Woman's Club will remain open Tuesday for the election and that voters will be taken to the polls In cars driven by club members. Persons~desiring rides are asked to phone 44124. Refreshments were served from an attractively decorated tea table. Explosion, Fire Rocks Chicago Factory Building CHICAGO IP— An explosion am fire rocked a five - story factory building today in a heavily populated section on the near North Side. Twenty-two persons were reported injured in the blast at the Haber Screw Machine Co., at 864 W. Ave. Some of the injured were in serious condition. Extra fire fighting equipment was sent to the scene, and additional police squadrons helped remove the injured to four nearby hospitals. Britain stations. plans to have 50 TV East Alton Club to Provide \ Transportation for Voters EAST ALTON — Senior Woman's Club members are planning to provide voters here free transportation to the polls in Tuesday's election, Mrs. F. Edward Todd, president, reports. Persons desiring rides should phone 4-1124 Tuesday and members of the club will be on hand to provide transportation. Mrs. Dean Jones is American Citizenship chairman of the club. Tuesday night, the East Alton club members were guests of the Wood River Woman's Club and attended a concert in the East Alton Wood River Community High School Auditorium given by students of Shurtleff College. Family Night EAST ALTON — Family night will be observed at the revival at the Mt. Gideon Baptist Church to- night. Services will begin at 7:30. Everyone is asked to bring as many as possible to the services. The pastor, the Rev. Raymond White is evangelist. Capacity crowds are attending the revival, now in its second week. Potluck-Meeting Cancelled EAST ALTON — The potluck dinner and meeting of the Married Couples Class of the First Baptist Church here, originally set for tonight, has been cancelled. A later date may possibly be set for the potluck. Circle Meeting Friday EAST ALTON—Mrs. Ruth Eyers, -237 Bowman Ave. will be hostess to the Missionary Circle of the First Baptist Church Friday at 7:30 p.m. in her home. Mrs. Myrtle Edgar is lesson leader. Wood Rteer Science Cfftw to Visit Chicago Next Weekend WOOD RIVER-Sclenee majors at East Alton-Wood River Community High School will make their fourth annual trek to Chicago April 24-28, Instructor Howard Oettlng announced today. The group of 58 students and four chaperones will leave Alton's College Ave. station on the Gulf Mobile A Ohio train at 9:30 a. m. Friday and return on the 9 o'clock train Sunday evening. The train ride Is an Important part in the trip according to Oetting's recollections. He said that of 4? students making last year's trip 22 stated that it was their first train ride, 81 said it was their longest train ride and 10 said the ride was their best recreational experience. The railroad permits the students to inspect the entire train and makes every effort to reserve an entire coach for the group. Most activities of the trip are planned with respect to their unavailability in this area. In Chicago Saturday they will visit Adler's Planetarium, Chicago's Museum of Natural History and Shedd's Aquarium. The evening schedule includes a visit to famous "Loop", and a ride on the elevated and subway trains* Sunday will be spent at the Museum of Science and Industry over Lakeshore Drive. The Gray Line sightseeing bus will transport them from their hotel, the YMCA downtown, to the museum and from there to Union station for the trip home. Chaperones other than Mr. and Mrs. Getting will be W.E.R. Hopper, biology teacher, and his wife. The Oetting's son, Robert, will accompany the students but the younger son, Douglas, will be met at Bloominglon l>y his rnaternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert VanWingle, and spent the three-day weekend with them. The school plans to sponsor these trips every year so ajl science major will have the opportunity to attend either in their junior or senior year. Has New Members WOOD RIVER — More than 100 persons have joined theeCitizens Committee for Better Government since its last open meeting March 31 Jerry Trattler, president, said today. Trattler stated membership Is sMll open to anyone interested in good government ir the city. Dues are $1 a year. Any member of the board of directors may be contacted to Join. ton, ftaffci! m WOOD RIVER - Mrs. Delia Burke, Wood River Ave., is confined because of Illness at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Paul A. Utert, 458 Second St. She has been bedfast for more than a week and while showing Improvement is still not able to be up and around. Mishap Reported WOOD RtVER - Hans E. Frost of St. Louis drove his car into a telephone pole at Main and Evans Ave. Wednesday night, he reported to police. The mishap occurred, he said, when a truck forced him off the road. An occupant of the car, George Whltener, also of St. Louis, received slight head Injuries from the mishap. Return* Home WOOD RIVER — Mrs. Jennie Eckman, Edwardsville Rd., returned home by plane Wednesday from a vacation in Washington, D. C. f and Miami. Fla. Injured at School WOOD RIVER — Michael Cook, 9, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Cook, 844 E. Lorena Ave., received emergency treatment at Wood River Township Hospital Wednesday for lacerations above the right eye following an accident at • The effectiveness of a medicine depends upon the quality of ingredients, And upon the skill of the compounding pharmacist. Always bring your Doctor's prescriptions to this dependable pharmacy where quality and accuracy prevail. It is a pleasure to serve you. WOOD RIVER PRESCRIPTION CENTER 11 N. Wood River Ave. Dial 4-1628 DISTINGUISH YOURSELF for lenses & frames **•••• BARD EYEGLASSES ... (hey will do wonders for your appearance/ • OVER 50 STYLES OF FRAMES • MOST ANY POWER LENSES Regardleai of weakness of eyes • SINGLE-VISION LENSES For near OR far t KRYPTOK BIFOCALS For near AND far '«** *.».***;, t 5 .BfBhiB'J W* fill •yeKlu»» of your »»rv. on repair* to Eyeglasses dispensed on prescription of Dr, Morton Golden, optometrist-in-charge Other ultra - tinurt, ultru - modern e>e- f u » h i u n > at moderately Uglier , >«» '. •$ >. '".' •' ft: EVE GLflSSES Bxciuaivav OFTICJ 8108TAT8BT. PHONE 2-2331 the school. Michael wts cut when another child fan into him, cutting him with his teeth. Following treatment, the youth was released. Birth Announce! fter* WOOD RtVEft — Word has been received here of tlio birth of a daughter, their third child, to Mr. and Mrs. Roger Hnlcomb of Munster, Ind. Holwimb is a former resident, now employed by Standard Oil Company of Whiting, Ind., in the Chicago office, the couple also has a girl and boy. No other details were available of the birth. Clerks III WOOD RIVER — The clerking staff at Fulp Drug is somewhat deleted this week. Two of their members are patients at Wood River Township Hospital. Mrs. Frank Diamond, 450 Hamilton St., was admitted for medical treatment Wednesday and Mrs. Clifford M. Elmore, 137 E. Acton Ave., underwent major surgery there the same day. Mrs. Barbara Fisher, 425 N. Wood River Ave., a cashier at St. Joseph's Ben Franklin Store, Is also a patient at the hospital. She wns admitted Tuesday morning for observation and treatment after becoming ill at her home Monday evening. A school at Mlldura, Australia sends children on plnnn trips as geography lessons. Spain is rapidly disposing its 1952 filbert crop, one of the smallest on record. Read Telegraph Wants Ads. [)ptimiets Hear Carl Kayser WOOb RIVER — Photof from thi hot to reflta camera was noted hy Curl Kftytef, local photographer, In his autobiography told to members of the Optimist Club Tuesday night. The club held a diner meeting in the Idlewood Inn at EdwanUstfllf. Mis life began at an artist ft Milwaukee, Wli. He later worked in St. Louis, In 1930, he opener! a photography Ihop in Wood River, developing film, In 1931, Kayser and his partner, George Stratsef, began extensive work as industry photographers for this area. It was announced by Dr. Her* man Hoover, president of the club, that C .Wayne Stevens, A. P\ Stuart and Vlto Adams would act as nominating committee for the chro ffeuUOfl of OBTRffti Eljrrth QntnN test wm be Heft ttW& 31 at Mt. VefflOft* WOOB ctuD has been HnttM to vine May » tor lint asparagim dhmef.Thg _ . ... ing team will <rrter the etthth dv trict tournament April If tt ml Bowling Esquire on Clayton in St. Louis. 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