Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 17, 1953 · Page 9
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 9

Alton, Illinois
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Friday, April 17, 1953
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FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 1953 ALTON EVENING TILBWAPH PA01H1NI 900 Graders to Perform 'New Twist in Square Dandtig 9 To Be Presented at Wood River WOOD RIVER - Nine hundred students of elementary schools here are ellblble* to take part In "An Evening of American Polk Dancing" to he held tonight, at 7:30 at Lewis-Clark School. The program is tinder the direction of Ruth Toomcy, supervisor of physical education. Ten. numbers are on the program, with all of the six grades represented, plus Junior High School girls. Opening the program will be a novelty progressive circle, "Square Dancing With a New Twist" featuring the twirlers using batons. In a circle formation, first graders are taught the fundamental square dance calls, "Fundamentals 'In A Circle". Students of the first grade also will then perform in wha/t is described as a first attempt at dancing in a square in a number entitled "Heads and Sides". Second graders will present two numbers, "Do-si-do and Swing," a visiting couple dance, and "Around The Outside", an exchange partner dance. The third i;rade is represented with a circle mixer, "Patty Cake Polka". Dances to introduce two new figures--allcmonde left, and grand right and left, will be demonstrated by the fourth srade students in numbers titled "Duck For the Oyster" and "Yankee Doodle." The popular Contra dance, "Virginia Reel" will follow, presented by third and fourth graders. . Introducing the schottische step will be the fifth grades, in num- bers, "Rochester Schoftlsche" and "Forward Up Four, Si* and Eight" Cutting an intricate figure will he members of the sixth grades in "Head Two Ladles" and "The Basket". , Junior high school girls will (jpm- bine steps such as the polka, and two-step in precision in the round dances "Jessie Polka", "Five Foot Two" and "Narcissus" to close the program. Naef Returns to Plant WOOD RIVER - Donald L. Naef 311 S. Ninth St., returned to his employment as s it p e r v i s o r at Standard Oil Co. this \veek after four months absence because of illness. Mr. >Jaef was hospitalized for five weeTts. Perry Todd Ma* Surgery WOOD RIVER - Perry N. Todd, 853 E. Ferguson Ave. who underwent major foot surgery at St. Joseph Hospital, Alton, last week, is reported to be improving satisfactorily but will be confined at the hospital until a cast can be applied. Weekend at Coon Hollow WOOD RIVER —-Twenty-four members of the Girls' Athletic Association at Ens! Alton-Wood River Community High School will spend Friday through Sunday nt Camp Coon Hollo(v as a reward for participation in GAA activities the past year. Accompanying the girls will be Mrs. Frances Miller, GAA faculty sponsor, Miss Grace Sitter, Miss Dorothy Williams and Miss Jean Lung, all high school faculty members. RE-ELECT ORVIL REX OGLESBY VILLAGE TRUSTEE EAST ALTON, ILL. Election: Tuesday, April 21, 1953 Experienced and Capable Your Vote and Support Appreciated. Wood VFW Group Attend County Council Col. Ressesleu Speaker Wood River High Twelve Club Told of Flood Control Work WOOD RIVER PRESCRIPTION CENTER LI N. Wood River Ave., Wood River DIAL 4-1623 Professional Prescription Service HOURS: Open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Daily Except Sunday.. For Emergency Prescriptions Dial 4-4700 after closing hours. Vern E. Bramley, Ph.G., R.Ph. WotJO RIVER -* Ten members of the local VFW post 2859 and 11 members of the auxiliary attended the Madison County Council meeting at CotfflRe Hills VFW Thursday night. A total of 49 women and 75 men were in nttendance. Following business meetings, n joint social meeting was held. Mrs. Kenneth Secrest of the Wood River Auxliary and Mrs. Wilmer Niggli, Highland, treasurer of the County Council Auxiliary, were also honored with pink and blue showers. Those attending from here were: Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Bunt, Mr. and Mrs. Tony Filardo, Mr. and Mrs. Omar Reichel, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Dildine, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Creekmore, Commander Jack R. Willis, Glenn Westcrhold, Charles Macdonald, Carl Benefleld, Gilbert Jaynes, Mrs. Keith Fisher, Mrs. Villa Frailcy, Mrs. Emil Koby, Mrs. Kenneth Secrest, Mrs. Dorwin Frailey and Mrs. Arthur Curfman. Next council meeting will be May 14 in Alton. Treated at Hospital WOOD RIVER - Five persons were treated for various types of injuries in the emergency room at Wood River Township Hospital Thursday then dismissed. George Hayes, 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. George L. Hayes, <lf>2 Jennings Ave., suffered a laceration above the left eye when he broke his glasses while playing with playmates in the yard at his home. Mrs. Henry Abner, 506 Monroe St., East Alton, was treated for second degree burns of the fingers of the right hand received from hot grease at her home. Walter Meyer, 73, of Batchtown fell in the bathroom at his homp and received a laceration on the left great toe. Robert Dale, an employe of the Chicago Bridge and Iron Co., of West. Alton, Mo., recieved treatment for a puncture wound of the left foot suffered when he stepped on a nail. Vernon Weber, 503 N. Edwardsville St., Staunton, received a laceration of the outer ear when he slipped while driving a spike into a tree. Weber is a surveyor for the State Highway Division. * 'Show Shop' Tonight WOOD RIVF.R— Richard Claridge. director of "The Show Shop", last major production of the East Alton Wood River Community High School year, to be presented in the auditorium tonight, said this morning, "everything was in readiness." Curtain time is 8 p.m. Three one-act plays, separated by musical presentations by the school's Mixed Ensemble and the Senior Boy's Quartet, are to be staged. First and third play presentations will be comedies, while ihe second will be on the serious side. The plays are: '"The Tryst ing Place." "The Red Violet Goat" and "The Monkey's Paw." VOTE FOR WILLIAM A. LINKOGLE MAYOR OF EAST ALTON A family man and property owner. A World War I Veteran. The ONLY VETERAN who U a candidate for Mayor. A man who is FINANCING HIS OWN CAMPAIGN therefore NOT obligated to anyone. SUPPORTED ONLY BY HIS FRIENDS. A man with 14 years' experience as Village Trustee, which qualifies him to give you a sound, economical, business-like administration and common sense planning for future development of East Alton, with no additional cost to the taxpayer. A man who intends to create a three-man commission to help promote a BROADER PROGRAM FOR TEENAGERS and CURB JUVENILE DELINQUENCY. A MAN WHO WILL IMPROVE the Garbage and Trash Collection problem, A MAN WHO DEFINITELY WILL COMPLETE the storm sewer project. A MAN WHO WILL REPAIR STREETS AND ALLEYS where actually Meded and give prompt attention to curb and gutter program from motor fuel tax funds. A MAN WHO WILL REDUCE WATER RATES WITHIN A LEGAL PERIOD el time. A MAN WHO OPPOSED THE WHEEL TAX ORDINANCE. A MAN WHO VOTED TO KEEP RENT CONTROLS ON IN OUR CITY. A UNION WORKING MAN who has nothing to sell to the city. A MAN YOU CAN TALK TO. A friend to all. A man who can HELP YOU HAVE a clean and progressive city. Pe Not io Mislod by Falso Propaganda. Distorted Facts and Campaign Promise* It's Time For A Complete Change YOUR SUPPORT WILL If APPRECIATED. For Transportation To The Polli Dial 4-4845 WOOt) RIVER - Col Fred Re* segipu. U.S. Army district engineer of the St. Louis DlsHcf, was the speaker at a dinner meeting of the High Twelve Club held In the First Prsbyterian Church Thursday night. He told of the flood control work being done in the Wood River area of the Mississippi River and of the locks construction and navigation improvements of Interst to this area. In regards to the flood control work, Col Ressegieu said that the levee construction protection is based on the flood history of the district which shows that the highest stage of the river was in 1844. The new levee will protect against a flood approximately lx feet higher than the flood of 1943. Col. Ressegleu, speaking of navigation, said that with the completion of the new locks and ship canal in the Chain of Rocks section of the Mississippi River, a nine foot channel can now be maintained from the moulh of the Mississippi River to St. Paul and on the Illinois River to Chicago. In view of the fact ihat river navigation has increased eight times over that of 1936 and is of .nereasing importance i« industries and cities on the river, the new locks and ship canal will be helpful to everyone in this area. A film was also shown. Guests at the meeting were Richard Armfield and Fred Hohn of the U.S. Army Engineers and J. A. Wilston of Wood River. Chester Taylor announced that the May 7 dinner meeting speaker of the High Twelve will be Dr. Ditlemore, president of Shurlleff College. Receives Cap WOOD RIVER — Miss Phyllis Marion Crandall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gavin Crandall, 639 Ferguson Ave., w a s capped at Deaconess Hospital, St. Louis, recently. She is a 1952 graduate of the East Alton- Wood River Com- munUy High Miss Crandnll School. Her brother, Al/C Robert L. Crandall of Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., was at home to at tend the exercises. To Attend Wedding EAST ALTON — Mrs. Henry Newby, 415 Broadway, and her niece, Miss Rosemary Beachum, 570 Whitelaw Ave., left today for West Frankfort where they will attend the wedding of Miss Judith Ann Hobbs and J. D. Rains. Miss Beachum will be a bridesmaid for Miss Hobbs. They will return late Sunday evening. Incited Io Reception WOOD RIVKR — All fi irnds of Miss Norma Gimmcson and Floyd Dean, who will be united in marriage Saturday at 7 p.m. at Hie Assembly of God Church, have been invited to a reception at Wil-Mar Acres on Old Edwardsville Rd., immediately following the ceremony. Kramer Issues Statement on ' Status of Jobs Blair Mother's Club Entertained EAST ALTON-A white elephant sale, staged Thursday afternoon nt a meeting of the Mother's Club In Chrysler car were taken Wednesday brtvveen 8 and 10 p.m. when hfs car was parked In front of ihr ftaglM t.ortgf>. i Bltif School Cifflttrii, nttiod of *13.OTj, It was report* ed today/Mm. Gifton Ricks wn aucttonecr. Following a brief tnntneti mett* ing, refreshments were wrv«I In the cafeteria, afte. which the sale was held, Several of the mothers present had discussed individual plans for parties for children of the schools sometime in the final two weeks of the school year. Members of the refreshments committee were: Mrs. Robert KftVOfff BrRKicf i Mfii •TO Mot. JRTTroB * ' EAST Wtptr, pastor of flit tecostil Chwch, night at Oi* in Chicago, fhi H*v. Ho Otohttn of £ast Alton fflltH tftt oulpK of the beat church af Thurtday (lit* ning's prayer service. Telegraph W*nt Adi Clfclf, WOOD RIVER - Ivan Kramer, ItJzens Committee candidate for mayor, today Issued a statement ioncernlng city employes and the itatus of their Jobs after the election. Kramer's statement: "I have been questioned by several employes and citizens regard- Ing city employes being retained in their jobs, after the election. "1 believe that every man is entitled the dignity of voting as he wishes—no one should ever be questioned about their vote or their expressed choice of candidates. | "Our pledge to the people prom-; ised efficient, fair government, and J all city employes will be judged on the basis of their qualifications.: and willingness to do the Jobs ( as-1 signed to them." To Attend Optometrlo Congress WOOD RIVER - Dr. Galnes W. Smith will attend the Great Lakes Optometric Congress in Chicago April 26, 27 and 28. TheiCOngress is an annual postgraduate seminar conducted by the Optometric Extension Program. Visual skills and trining will be the main topic in the lectures. Carries Ad For City Manager WOOD RIVER-Candldates endorsed by the Citizens' Committee for Belter Government have been informed that the News Letter. published by the International City Managers' Association, Chicago, is carrying for the first time, the advertisement that Wood River is scoking applications of men qualified as city managers. The News Letter was issued today. The candidates said applicanis are being instructed to send their replies to the Postoffice box here, to which no keys have been issued. The postmaster has been instructed to give the mail to the newly elected city cleric after the election next Tuesday. "This has been accomplished through the efforts of the candidates endorsed by the Citizen* Committee > for Rottrr Government," according to a statement made todav. Hub Cap Stolen WOOD RIVER — Charles Wilkey, 326 S. 12th St., reported to police that four hub caps from his 1953 to the Voters of East Alton The administration of Otto F, Bnziir as Mayor of East Alton has given this community clean government without entangling alliances with organized vice and free of a spirit of connivance with or toleration of commercialized crime. It has made East Alton a better place to work in, a better place to live in, and a better place in which to rear our children, the hope of the future. Mayor Brazier's bid for re-election now presents the issue of whether a municipal officer who has conscientiously fulfilled his every pledge of decency shall be returned to office, or whether he shall be ousted in spite of, or because of, his honesty. We, the undersigned pastors of churches in the community, whose every effort is dedicated to the continuing of the things for which he has stood, cannot do other than resolve that issue in one way. We endorse his candidacy, unqualifiedly, and we pledge him our votes; and we earnestly ask our friends and cdmmunicants, and all others who are interested in East Alton as a decent community, to do likewise. April 15,1953. Raymond White, Pastor Mt, Gideon General Baptist Church A, I. Sherman, Pastor Assimbly of God RobertH, Simpson, Pastor First Methodist Church R. E. Caraway, Pastor Church of God 0. A. Wagner, Pastor Bithil Pinticoitil Church / William F. Bohn, Pastor First Baptist Church Clauds E, Murray, Jr.? Friendship General Baptist* Church Committees Named for South Roxana Troop SOUTH ROXANA — Boy Scouts of Troop 24 mot Monday evening in tlie Dads' Club ]louse and announced troop committncs. Charles Kadcs was 'ppointort in- titutional reprosentati\e; John DeCota, advancement, assisted by , Louis Tribout; Louis Knipping, publicity; Harold Grange, property; Paul Potter, treasurer; John Aikin, secretary, and John Binney, Emil Hessl, Ervin Ernst and Steve Tomlavich outdoor committee. Other members of the committee arp Harry Jones, Howard Hettick. Virgil Bowman, William Hay ward, (Jene Crabtree, Ray Pruiett, Dean Reeves and Herbert JvIeDonough. Hay Thompson of Wanda is scoutmaster and Robert Hanfeldcr and Bill Thrtmpson are assistant scoutmasters. The scout meetings are eaoh : Wednesday owning in the club house at 7 p. m. and any hoy ove"r 1L years ot age is invited to join. To Organize Teams SOUTH ROXANA — The Senior Girls Club and Big Brothers met Tuesday evening in the < luhroom of the Biltomore Hotel and made plans for a softball team for each group. Mickey Kleeman and Norvel Cannon will bo roach of tlie girls team and the Big Brothers coaches \\ill he selected later. Plans wer<» made for a ministrel show as a money making project. Refreshments were served by Mary Rushton, Alberta Major and Nancy Lofkhart. Mrs. kocklear Khuweretl SOUTH ROXANA - Mrs. Carl Locklear of the Biltmoro Hotel was guest of honor Wednesday evening in the clubroom of the BiIt- more Hotel at a shower planned by Mrs. Myrtle Bull. A Herb Shriner show uas • feature with Mrs. John KU-nnan acting as Herb and Mrs. I.ockli-ar as the doctor. Pri/es ueie -Aon by Mrs. Norma Jones, Ml.-, l.uha Kincade. Mrs. Kleeman ami Mrs. Agnes Holladay. Head Telegraph Want A(U. HUNT HARDWARE ROSEWOOD HEIGHTS Telephone 4-3015 t Hardwire • Plumbing Supplies 0 flectricil Floor Jiaud*r» for Bent Hours Daily: 8 ».m. to 6 p.m. Sunday 8 ».n». to Noon. DAY BY DAY THE MOVEMENT GROWS "'-VAN'S the MAN" "VAN'S the MAN" "VAN'S the MAN" JOIN WERE THE OVE CLIMB ON THE VAN- WAGON A MAN WHO DOES NOT SAY "I PROMISE/' BUT SAYS WILL REMOVE THE TRASH AND GARBAGE ASSESSMENT. REVISE THE 105°/o INCREASED WATER RATE. IMPROVE THE PRESENT STREET AND ALLEY CONDITION. RE-ESTABLISH THE JUNIOR POLICE ORGANIZATION. CONSTRUCT AN UNDERPASS FOR THE VICTORY GARDEN AREA. NOT TOLERATE COMMERCIAL GAMBLING OR PROTECT OFFENDERS OF THE LAW. ELECT VAN YOUR AYOR TER VILLAOEM COMMITTEE FOB TNI IUT GOVERNMENT I

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