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Saturday, June 29, 1968
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SATURDAY, JUNE 29, ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Missionary Tells What She Saw Commies Tried to Mislead Chileans Church Held Onffwkl&it RUMFORD, Matfte (AP) — • The Rev. *fed«rt<sk tt. Meyers By JIM KULP Telegraph Steff Writer After the ttiurder of Mn F. Kennedy 1(11963, several signs were posted on the walls of the Chilean town of Temuco, saying: "Yankee assassin." the idea, says Miss Lois Bohn, missionary sister of the Rev. Ben Bohn of Alton, just back from Temuco, was to blame all Americans for the assassination. The demonstration was agitated by Communists. However, she said, the majority of the Chileans felt "terrible" about Ken. nedy's death and expressed their sympathies. The government scheduled two days of national mourning for Kennedy. Miss Bohn is visiting her brother, who is the pastor of the Main Street Baptist Church. She is back in the U.S. on a year's furlough after 26 years In Central Chile with the Gospel Mission of South America. 'Miss Bohn said the Chileans felt the same about the murder of the Rev. Or. Martin Luther King. Riots in this country, she added, are blowri up in Chilean newspapers, though she_trles_to_ THAT'S HOME — Miss Lois Bohn, a missionary in Chile for many years, displays two of the 'photographs she uses to give people some idea of what life and the country is like in the district where she works. At left is a Mapuche Indian woman drinking "mate," a herb drink similar to coffee. At right is a Chilean "cowboy" on horseback herding his cattle on the shores of a lake. Pastor Aide Appointed at Area Church The Rev. John R. Beaty has been appointed by Bishop Lance Webb, Illinois area, to First United Methodist Church, 6th and tell the people that they are caused by only a few. Chileans are not a violent people, says Miss Bohn, and the country does not have a high rate of homicides. Homecides there, she adds, result frofn "too much good Chilean wine," where somebody gets drunk and sticks a knife in somebody else. But of all South American countries, she finds Chile the calmest, with people who are very hospitable and friendly. Chile has a Democratic government which, like the United Stales, consists of a president and a congress. The Chrstian Democrats, the same party that took over in Italy, is In power now, though the left wing party came close to taking over in the last election, she said. The Communist influence is evident in Chile, Miss Bohn says, and may get control hi the 1970 elections. "Inflation is causing a lot of problems now. The cost of living goes up almost 100 per cent in a year or so, but salaries don't go up at the same rate. Thai's the problem, she says. There still is a big gap between the rich and poor in Chile, Miss Bohn said, but a middle class has been built up in the last 15 years. Student unrest has spread to Chile, too, Miss Bohn said, and she has seen some demonstrations in Temuco, a town of about 30,000. Once, some students became upset when a U.S. Marine Band came there for a concert, :ird one student tried to burn the American flag. However, the police quickly suppressed the disturbance to protect the members of the band. Miss Bohn will return to Chile next May. Her district is located about 600 miles South of Valparaiso. Her chief work has been with the schools, though she worked 20 years in the outpatient dispensary. For t h e last five years she has been working as superintendent of 28 Gospel Mission schools. She helped organize a Gospel Mission Church in LI- quine near the Argentine border in the Andes Mountains and founded four schools in that same district. The schools are com- NEW PASTOR — The Rev. Walter H. Krebs has been elected pastor of the Evangelical United Church of Christ, Rte. 100 and Pierce Lane, Godfrey. He replaces the Rev. Charles Stevens, who resigned to take a new assignment. The Rev. Krebs, 41, was ordained in 1953. His experience includes a professorship in sacred music and liturgies at Eden Seminary, where he also has been registrar since 1958. He also has served at Friedens Chapel in St. Louis, and at the Church of the Open Door in Webster Groves, Mo. He is married and the father of a daughter. parable to Christian schools in the US,, teaching the regular academic curriculum. The* teach up to the eighth grade. The schools are mostly rural schools, where there is a great need for them, Miss Bchn said. They are owned by the Gospel Mission, but the teachers are paid by the government. The government grants freedom to teach religion In the schools as long as the government's program is followed The government allows this freedom so long as the basic principles of religion are taught, about God, the Bible nnd so on, Miss Bohn added. Miss Bohn says there is no segregation or discrimination against Indians in Chile and that they take part in the government and community activities. They not only vote but serve in t h e Congress, and in short have every right that the other Chileans — of Spanish extraction — have. Miss Bohn says Chile is a "tourist's delight." The snow-capped Andes Mountains range runs the length of the country, some 3,000 miles long and about 100 miles wide. The northern part 's desert, the central part is fertile valley and the southern portion is islands mountains and forest. Hen town of Temuco is a farm community, while just south of il there- is a big lumber industry. will conduct ctoffdi from a flat-bed truck ifl a shopping center parking lot "for those who do not feel at ease M a church building." The drive-in church will hold •Hie Bible" I* M* Inspired - tnerraht OWls Infallible PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 212 East Elm Street. Alton Bible School ............. 9:30 Morning Worship ........ Ui 4« Goseel setviAe ........ .< 7:0u Will m llUflfiiSflflnilWffllJtMni Ifta win be held in wnO iS SSwKK Wfttl th» United Baptist CTffirh ifl West Peru, neaf titf* swan lumber town. Meyers said he also plaftl to show films. KINUTE MESSAGfc #* Jesus nmg a kind of when M« prea^-. H« Mia, "The Splfii of t is upoft me ... to »et « them that are bruised" (Isaiah 1:5, 6, 18)1 TRINITY LUTHERAN OHUROH Blalt and Maple The Rev. Leland LoehhaM, Worship With lit 8:00 a.m. — Matin* 10:30 a.m. — Divine Worship Text: Luke 15 Vewes 11*8* Sermon Title: "The Prodigal Son" Mr. Lloyd Gross, Speaker Learn With U» — Sunday School & Bible Class! 9:16 hilt. GOODBYE — The Rev. James I). O'Shua, assistant pastor of St. Matthew's Catholic Church on Milton Road in Alton, is bid farewell by parishion- ers as he leaves to take a post as associate pastor of a Springfield, III., church. A crowd attended a reception for the popular priest Friday evening. Church to Enter National Contest The B'-ighton Cliristian Church voted to enter again this year the annual July-August attendance campaign sponsored by The Lookout, the nationwide adult weekly church publication of the church. The theme this year is "Get Out and Vole for Righteousness." The Brighton congregation placed third in the nation last year in ifs category. The campaign is based on the previous year's average attend ances for July-August and the church showing the greatest gain this year will be the winner in Its category. The nttendance in the cam p?ljgn is figured on the attend' ance of the 9:80 Bible School The public is invited. Echoes to Sing •The Cradlerool Department oi the, St John Baptist church Sunday School will sponsor the Southern Echos quartet of St Louie at 3 p.m. Sunday. fl'hj musical program is open to toe BMbUc, according to the Bj&v. T. P. Wright, pastor of the church at 5th and Market Streets. John Brobston to Be Given Special Honor John Brobston, youth leader and choir director, will be honored by the youth of the Wood River ' First Methodist Church at a combination birthday and 'arewell party at 7:30 p.m. tonight (Saturday) in the social •ooms of the church. A reception will be given by he adults of the church at 7 p.m. Sunday evening as a farewell courtesy to John. All mem bers and friends of the church are invited. John will leave Wood River early next week to report to the St. Louis induction Center for duty in the armed forces. A graduate of Westminster Choir College, New Jersey, Brobston joined the staff of thu local church in September and has served as director of the same church choirs: Wesleyan, Chancel, Aldersgale, Crusaders, Carolers, Carolons, and Angels, comprised of every age group In the church. He has also been in charge of all youth activities. REV. BEATY Market Streets, Alton, as associate minister. His title is minister of education and he will assist the pas tor, the Rev. Laurence A. Wagley, in developing the congregation's understanding of it: mission to the Alton area and, to its downtown area and resi dents. The Rev. Beaty is from Indianapolis, Indiana. He received Ills A.B. degree from DePauw University, and his B.D. degree from Drew Theological School ii Madison, New Jersey. He has served a three-poin rural charge near Greencastle Indiana; Emory Methodis Church in Jersey City, New Jersey as assistant pastor; Metro politan Community Methodis Church in Harlem, New Y o r City, as assistant pastor; Neigh borhood House in Morristown New Jersey, as youth grou worker; fnd the East St. Loui Inner Ci'y Methodist Parish a Parish Minister. FIRST I 1 JU ESBYTEBIAH JRCH Illinois Corner of Fourth end Alby StrtfK, Alton, The ftUolitry Cortiey Hugh Burroughs 4. «*Jpli Itfwn, M. Olelland Pone MORNING WORSHIP 9:00 A.M, AND 10:30 A.M. CHURCH SCHOOL 9:00 A.fcV AND 10:30 A,M. Wood River First Baptist to Barn Second of 3 Mortgages St. Paul's Episcopal Church 10 E. THIRD 465-NU REGULAR SERVICES 9:30 A.M.—Family Eucharist, Social Hour. TRINITY CHAPEL. 1901 STATE 8 A.M. — COMMUNION The Rev. John M. Young Rector UPPER ALTON BAPTIST CHURCH Colfcgt at Seminary—Alton Rev. R. Virgil Santee, Minister 9:80 a.m. — Church School 10:40 iv.m. — Morning Worship Sermon: "The Future and Faith" 6:80 p.m. — Youth pawn Ceremonies will be held dur- ig the 10 a.m. Sunday worship the Wood Kiver First Baptist hurch to burn the second of hree mortgages of the new Ed- cational building, the Rev. Don- Id K. Hprnck, pastor, reports. The 9,360 square foot addi- on to l;he chin-ch proper was ompleted in 1961 at a cost of pproximately $125,000 with an dditional $25,000 spent on im- rovemerls to the old building hich was erected in 1921. A pori'on of the cost was de- rayed through monies accumu- dted in the building fund, one •ortion of the $86,500 mortgage /as paid off a few years ago, nd wi 1 h the payment of t h e 26,500 mortgage which will be narked in the ceremonies Sun- First General Homecoming Set Sunday The First, Gerneral Baptist :hurch of Rosewood Heights vill hold its annual homecom- ng Sunday, featuring a potluck dinner at noon. Reguhr Sunday school class will start at 9:30 a.m. and worship service at 10:45 a.m. fol lowed by the noon potluck. At 2 'p.m. a singing service featuring the "Chapelaires" men's quartet from Granite City, will be held. Anyone wanting to sing o participate in the afternoo: service cnn do so by contacting the Rev W'lbur Largen, enure pastor, so that their name ca be included on the program. There will be no evening serv ices that day. ay, the church indebtedness remains at only $25,000, Thurman orey, chairman of the finance ommittpe, reports. Members of the church build- ng committee will assist le pastor in the burning ceremonies. The film "Colombia - Conflict nd Conquest" will be featured t the 6:30 p.m. Sunday serv- ce in the church. fidelity Baptist School Nears End The c'osing program of the /acation Bible School held the iast two weeks at the Fidelity Japtist Church will be Sunday 17:30 p.m. Afterward there will be a dis- >lay of handwork and a social our in the basement. Superintendent of the school vas Mir. Sherwood Johnson. 'eachers and helpers included Vfrs. Dalp Moore, Mrs. John Ko dell, Mrs. Carthern Moore, Mrs. ack Rir-h, Mrs. Keith Moore, Misses Bonnie and Patty Moore, tfrs. M/irvin Jennings and Rev. Sherwood Johnson. ROXANA IT'S FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Centra) and Tydeman DWIGHT DUER - Pwitor WHERE YOU ARS REALLY WANTED- Bible School Junior Church ... Morning Worship Training Union .. Evening Worship 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. In Fellowship With the General of Router BftJ>tt»t Gburebe* mmmmMmmmimmmimmHmmmmS^' GARDEN HOMES CHURCH | Located on Route 100—put of Alton on Right • • Side of Road Before Graf ton Junction ft "The Church Where You Feel Sod's Presence" "YOU ARE INVITED TO WORSHIP WITH US" TENT MEETING Undenominational EVERY NIGHT For Counseling Call Rev. F. H. White — 462-1930 [man > FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH GODFREY RD. (•t the "Godfrey Y") > Worship at 8:15 a.m. & 10:45 a.m, — Sunday School and Bible Class at 9:30 a.m. JAMES T. NICKEL, Factor < Worship with us In our New < Sanctuary EVERY ONE WHO IS AFRAID Christian Science Churches; "Subject Sunday: "CHRISTIAN SCIENCE" . -•; SCIENCE HEALTH MHRV8AKIKK101 Bj needs this book to reassure him Countless thousandshave found freedom from fear in the midst of apparent conflict and chaos when they have prayerfully sought an understanding of God and man as revealed in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary BakerEddy. Science and Health explains that fear is the cause of much inharmony and that as fear vanishes so does disease and pain and sorrow. And it teaches how to dispel fear effectively and permanently. Science and Health may be read or examined, together with the Bible, at any Christian Science Reading Room. Or it may be purchased at $3. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE BEADING BOOM Alton—100 East Broadway Dully 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Elsah—Church Edifice Monduy through Saturday 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday 7 to 8 p.m. ALTON, 533 E.Tmth St. Church Service and Sunday School—11 a.m. Nursery provided for small children during the church services. Wednesday Testimony meeting, 8 p.m. Reading Room, 100 E. Broadway, 11, ;a,nv to 4:30 p.m. Dally. ELSAH, ILL. J§ Church Service 11:15 Mjji'3 Sunday School 11:15 ajtnVr;, Nursery 11:15 a.m. -Tefc-g timony Meeting W.edne|j|| . day 8 p.m. Readiiig Robm| at Church — Mpnda>3?J through Saturday 3:30 tps 5;30 p.m., Wednesday 7 to?^ 8 p.m. .\,i =COMMUNITY CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST 6104 Godfrey Rd. (North of Godfrey School) CHURCH SCHOOL 9:15 A.M. MORNING WORSHIP .-..' ..10:30 A.M. Sermon: "The Beaufitudes: Pointers to Reality" "Blessed Are They Who Hunger and Thirst After Righteousness" Nursery Provided Robert A. Berur, Everyone Welcome Phone: 466-3440 or 4*6-3640 EDWARDS STREET ASSEMBLY OF GOD* 2615 EDWARDS STREET — ALTON 9:30 a.m.—Sunday School for Hie Family 10:30 a.m. WORSHIP SERVICE "Faith Under A Microscope" 7:00 p.m.—Evangelistic Rally "God's Glove" "Every family needs a church home. We invite you to share a time of worship with us." Owen C. Carr, Pastor Dwain L, Grell, Assistant Pastor David Carr, Youth Minister CALVARY SOUTHERN BAPTIST CHURCH 1422 Washington Ave. Alton Howard "Todd" Taylor, Patter 0:00 A.M. Sunday School 10:00 A.M. Worship Service 0:00 P.M. Training Union "Famous (or the QospoJ" 7:00 P.M. WORSHIP SURVICJS~-AU Ctturob Fellowship 7:00 P.M. Wednesday—Patriotic Service "The end of your nearvb for » friendly Southern Baptist Church" NUKSSUY PHOVIDEO FOR A14. SERVICES AMPU2 PARKING •—1,000 Cushioned Seat* aufl AJr.Cuudittoaad For Your Worship Comfort "The Open'Door O&rob" — Everyone Welcome SPRING STREET ASSEMBLY OF GOD SIXTH & SHUNG — ALTON Pastor — James E. Hove You Itft To Sunday School LATELYf Here there are no strangers, but caftgejlltl, frt people eager to make you fatl «t h%m«. COME SMNDAY^ftlQ A.M, • -• there'* Spiritual Pswtr gt At WORSHIP HOUR • • * - 10i3Q A. * SERVICEMEN^ DAY ir, GET MORE OUT OF our Sunday Night h«lp you find abiding h« truly naw and vltfortQUi I '

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