Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 18, 1953 · Page 3
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April 18, 1953

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

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SATURDAY, APRIL IS, 1953 ALTON EVENING TELEORAPM Bethalto Board Accepts Bid For Water, Sewer Bonds BOTH ALTO. — A bid on a $310,000 bond Issue was accepted at a special meeting of the village Hoard Friday evening. The bid was submitted jointly by two bonding firms and provided for a guaranteed average Interest rate of less than 4% per cent. Board members met first as the water board to hear four representatives submit their bids on the Issue, and later adjourned to re-convene as the village board to accept the most favorable one. The Joint proposal by Negley, Jens and Rowe of Peoria, and White-Phillips Investment companies was selected. A motion was made by Olden* dorph and seconded by Rogers that the board accept the bid. The motion was passed by unanimous vote. The move Is one of (he first to be taken before the new water tank or sewer lines can be placed In operation. An estimated two weeks will be consumed before the village board can pass a bond ordinance and earliest completion date set for the erection of the water tank is Aug. 1. The bond issue consists of $193,000 for construction and expansion costs, and $117,000 to refunding present three per cent bonds. Smith Re-elected Head Of Bethalto Unit Board BETHALTO. - The board of education of Unit District 8 has been organized. O. Derrell Smith was re-elected president, and Wilford G. Suessen was again named secretary. Time and place for future board meetings has been designated as the first Tuesday in every month at the high school building at 7:30 p.m. Due to an error we are not listed in the Classified Section of the New Telephone Directory. WARD'S ANIMAL HOSPITAL 8514 E. Broadway (At the Foot of Milton Hill) Phone 2-0511 Office Hours: 9-12, 2-5, 5:30-7 Closed Sat. Night and Sundays DR. B. F. WARD DR. O. SOMERS • Farm Animals •Dog.i and Cats Bethalto Church Services Sunday SCTHALTO. — The Assembly of God Sunday school will convene at 9:30 a.m. and worship services will be held at 11 a.m. The CA meets at 6:30 and evangelistic services will be held at. 7:30 pj according to the Rev. A. ft. Ferguson, pastor. Sunday school at the First Baptist Church will be at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship Will take place at 10:45 a.m. The Training Union assembles at 6:30 and evening services start at 7:30 p.m. The Rev. Paul J. Hall Is pastor. Sunday school at the Zion Lutheran Church meets at 9 a.m., with worship services to be held at 10:15 a.m. The Presbyterian Sunday school convenes at 10:30 a.m., and the Rev. Cecil T. Allin will speak at) 9:30 a.m. Our Lady Queen of Peace Church wilt celebrate two masses Sunday, one at 8 and one at 10 a. m. Father Thomas Manning is pastor. Sunday School at the Methodist Church convenes at 9:45 and worship services will be held at 10:45 a.m. In the evening, the Youth Fellowship meets at 6:30 and the evening worship services start at 7:30 p.m. Future. Teachers' Plan BETHALTO.—The Future Teachers of America Club of Civic Memorial High School met Thursday after school for a business meeting. Discussion was held on' the assembly which the club hopes to present sometime in the near future. Bowling News BETHALTO. — In (he Thursday Men's League, Hopcroft Electric won two from Neumann Builders, Prehn's Hardware won three from the 140 Club, the White Spot won two from Town Tavern, and Cal's Standard Service won two from Stag. Hopcroft swept the team honors with a series of 2,385 and a single of 826. Volz and Gerling were all tied up for top individual series when both kegled 581. Volz had high single, a 221. Read Telegraph Want Ads Digestive Troubles Get at the cause of your digestive troubles and get relief. Dr. E. C. DAVIS . LICENSED CHIROPRACTOR " Specializing in Bad Backs and in Electronic Examination and Treatment WOOD RIVER, ILLINOIS 812 East Ferguson Ph. 4-3323 Hours: Daily 1 P.M.—7 P.M. Mon., Thurs., Sat, 9 A.M.-12 P.M.—1 - 7 P.M. Bethalto Seniors Present Program BRTrtALTO. — Civic Memorial seniors presented a series of skits based on television shows Wednesday during the last hour of school. Jim Carter. Ann Lohse, t>elene McClelland, Jo Ann Kutter, Allene Pry and Shirley Chamberlain pre sented a show entitled "You Asked for It;" Bill Cain, Dorothy Nauyok, Edward Po-d and Laura Grace presented the comedy, "1 Love Lucy," and Marlene Vogel and Wayne Otten gave their version of the "Dinah Shore Show." After a wrestling match between Ray Brinkman and Ronnie Bruce, Dorothy Hulsker and John Fab- jnncp participated in the "Show of Shows," and Jack Watkins, Leion ftuinn, Ray Brinkman and John Fabjnnce performed feats of magic. The final act featdred Marlene Vogel, Shirley Fleming Joy Mas- irro, Drusilla Whipple and Wayne Otten in a dance number. Visitors Honored BETHALTO. — A dinner wns given in honor of two formor Bethalto residents Thursday evening at the home of Mrs. Ginny Schmidl in Meadowbrook. Those honored were Miss Martha Shemwell. who now attends Murray Staff College in Kentucky, and Mrs. Dorothy Johnson, who is visiting from New Jersey. Both are 1952 graduates of Civic Memorial High School. Miss Shemwell is a chemistry major in her freshman year. Mrs. Johnson is spending two months in Bet(ialto with her parenls and friends. She will relurr to New Jersey, where her husband, Bill Johnson, is stationed at an Air Force base. Others present at the dinner were Miss Jean Ann MrCracken, Miss Shirley Hart. Miss Margy F,r- ?.en, Miss Leota Zimmermann, and Mrs. Joyce Cox. Hearing Tested BETHALTO. —Grade school stu dents, who had not previously taken the test, were given the hearing test Friday at Civic Mefnorial High School. The tests wore part of a program to test the hearing of all the students in the Unit. Tax Books Arrive BETHALTO. —Ft. Russell Township tax collector Calvin Neunaber has received his township's tax books from Edvvardsville. The books show an increase over last year's figures in every category except the school tax, which 1 has dropped. Neunaber expects to have Ihe statements in the mail by the week of April 27. Ray Gooch Hospitalized BETHALTO. — Ray Booch of N. Prairie St. was hospitalized Friday morning after a heart attack at his home. Oxygen was supplied from the fire department's emergency truck which was summoned at 10:05 a.m.. and Guoch was taken to Wood River Township Hospital by ambulance. Astronomers, for the first time, actually have recorded the dimming of the hisses of a noisy radio star as the sun passed between the star and the earth. The volume of the star's static begins to decrease long before the sun actually passes in front of it. A Small Part of TODAY'S EARNINGS Can Play A Large Part in TOMORROW'S COMFORT Money is valuable according to how much you need it. And the time it becomes of greatest value is after you've passed your earning peak. This is not a new idea. It has always been true. i Open a SAVINGS ACCOUNT here and add to it frequently ,,. Meet The Future NOW1 USE OUR FREE PARKING LOT 30 minutts i>oo parking in our let ... just 26 step* from banking ontranct. Enter on East Fourth Street. Growls? With Alton /or Cor respondents Urged To Phone in Results Correspondents of the Telegraph in Jersey, Calhoun, Macoupin, Greene and Madison counties are urged to telephone results of their city and village tilecetlons in Tuesday night. A staff will be on duty at the Telegraph that night to compile results and it is important that they be telephoned in just as soon as they are received. Co-operation of the correspondents that night will help expedite the handling of the stories for Wednesday's paper, Church Services At Greenfield GREENFIELD - The Rev. George F. McCowan, pastor of the Baptist Church, and the Rev. Laurel Grigg, pastor of the Carrollton church, will conduct a series of evangelistic services at the Kemper church beginning Monday. Services will be held each night at 7:30 p.m. for a week. The sermon topic at the morn- Ing worship hour Sunday at the Baptist Church will be, "It Happened After Easter," and the Rev. McCowan will speak on the subject, "What Can 1 Believe About My Church," the last of the series, and at 7:30 p.m. fellowship service. The Rev. George Mayo will conduct services Sunday at 9:30 a.m. at the Rockbridge Methodist Church, at 10:40 a.m. in Greenfield, and at 7:30 p.m. at the Rubicon Church. His sermon topic will be, "A Good Fellow's Bad Influence." The Rev. William Meeker of Jacksonville will preach at the Presbyterian Church Sunday morning., instead of the regular date, the following Sunday, when he will be on vacation. Mrs. O. J. Bolt will be hostess at the April meeting of the Presbyterian Church Missionary Society Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Mrs. Charles Burroughs will be devotional leader and Mrs. J. T. Linder will give the program, a review of a book with a South African setting. Greenfield Notes GREENFIELD — Mr. and Mrs. George N. Rives are parents of a son, their second child, born Tuesday at Boyd Memorial Hospital, Carrollton. The infant has been named Stuart Eugene and weighed eight pounds and eight ounces. He is a grandson of Mayor and Mrs. George Rives Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Rives have a son, Steven, 6. Mrs. H. L. Knudsen of Garden Grove, Calif., a former resident of Greenfield, is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Parks. Mrs. Kundsen has been spending several months with her father, J. N. Gamble, in Kewanee since the death of her mother. Mr. and Mrs. Parks met Mrs. Knudsen in Jacksonville Thursday and visited at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Alden Pires. Mr. and Mrs. Nile Love have returned home after spending several months in West Palm Beach, Fla. Mrs. Edgar Wayham Jr., and Mrs. Lynn Kinser will be hostesses at an all-day meeting of the Burroughs Quilting Club at the Wayham home Thursday. The annual white elephant sale will follow with a potluck lunch at noon. Helen Struble, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Slruble, has returned to her home in Galesburg after spending three weeks here with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Tendick. Tentative^ plans have been made for a Boy Scout hike and supper Monday evening. Members of both patrols will meet in the Baptist Church social rooms. Two Tickets in Hardin Election Hayner Library Lists Periodicals Recognizing that the popular demands of adult education and entertainment are enlisting the use of periodicals and newspapers, the Hayner Library has increased the 8Ubsr.rlpt.lon list to seven more magazines this year. This Increases the total list of serial publications to 44, covering many fields of interest to the public such as the social sciences, natural sciences, art, literature, history and religion. These magazines are being used by adults as well as students for reference material, and this is becoming one of the strongest rea sons for subscribing to them. Mag Mine contribution to library sorv ice may be summarized as: up-to- dateness, authority, brevity and availability. And the strongest point lies in the fact that they are indexed in Reader's Guide for ready reference to them. For those who aren't familiar with literature which Ilnyner Library has to offer, here is a partial list: "Aviation Week," "Architectural Forum," "American Builder," "Magazine of Art," "Automotive Industry," "Business Week," "American Magazine," "Ladies Home Journal," "Saturday Evening Post," "Woman's Home Companion," "Vital Speeches," "Monthly Catalogue of Government Documents,". "Current History," "Better Homes and Gardens," "Good Housekeeping," "Sunset Magazine," "Health and Hygiene," "American Journal of Nursing," "Today's Health," "New Leader," "Atlantic Monthly," "Cor- ornel," "Harper's." "Life," "Nation," "Time," "Theater Arts," "Nature Magazine," "Scientific American," "Recreation," "Field and Stream," "Popular Mechanics," "Popular Science," "Etude." The children's department of the library offers the following publications to its youVig readers: "American Girl,," "Boy's Life," "Child Life," and "Jack and Jill." In order to stimulate reading periodical literature, the library is circulating these magazines as it does other library material. Borrowers are allowed two magazines for a period of one week. This can .include current issue of one magazine and a publication other than current issue in the other magazine. It is felt that this is becoming an increasingly important part of library service to the community. A new instrument trains future mapmakers to spot details easily and quickly in three dimensions Usable in a small booth, the instrument throws two photographs on a screen with polarized light, The image is viewed with pola- roid goggles, a pointer allowing the teacher to indicate specific details Telegraph Want Ads "Click." GomI Neighbors of MeadrwbrrjoJt Feted MEADOWBROOK - Mrs. Dorothy Christian of Alexandria, La., was a special guest Wednesday at. a meeting of the Good Neighbor Club. The group met at the home of Mrs. Julia Witt. Refreshments were served and games were played. Those who won prizes were: Mrs. Virginia Sauls, Mrs. Junnita Sim- onln and Mrs. Bertha Schoeneweis. Others present were: Mrs. Mildred Weger, Mrs. Elsie Jedliska, Mrs, Ella HarvllI, Mrs. Freda Lawrence, Mrs. Bertha Simpson, Mrs. Lena Miles and Mrs. Lnverna Sellier. The group plans to meet, again Thursday at the home of Mrs. Bertha Schbeneweis. Wayne Simpson Visits Hern MEADOWBROOK-Flrerrmn 1/C Wayne Simpson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Simpson, is spending a short leave visiting friends and relatives here. He will return to his base at Philadelphia and expects to be assigned to another base soon. Science Club of • Eldred in Meet ELDRED — The local Household Science club met at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Ben Black. Fourteen members responded to roll call in addition to the hostess, by giving a current event. Women present were: Mrs. Janie Wiles, Mrs. C. H. Smith, Mrs. Fred Hyde, Mrs. L. H. Whiteside, Mrs. Curtis Chapman, Mrs. William Ivers, Mrs. Martin Kaffer, Mrs. Frank Hoots, Mrs. Irl Davidson, Mrs. Kenneth Brannan, Mrs. David King, Mrs. Dean Bushnell, Mrs. Charles King and Mrs. Elmer Ellison. Three papers were read: "My Day With Susan," by Mrs. Brannan; "I Was Queen for a Day," by Mrs. Frank Hoots and "Do You Give Your Children Every Opportunity," by Mrs. Wiles. The next meeting of the organization is set for April 30 and will be held at the home of Mrs. Ellison. Feted at Supper ELDRED—Mrs. Edwin Schwal- lenstecker was feted at a birthday party at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home of her parenls, Mr. and Mrs- William Sevtef at Mamburg. Twenty-eight' guesta weft present for the occasion. The traditional treat of Ice "cream and cake was served. Mrs, Sehwallen* sleeker and her family returned to their home In Florida thli week. Moves K(|Qlpmetit ELDRKD — Lyle 8. Moushon Is moving his portable rock efulh- Ing equipment from the Logan farms near Spankey, to Valley City, tit., where he will fill a crushed stone contract. He plans on returning here and resuming operations in a month or two. tfoftpltal Notes ELDRED — Mrs; Ruth Brogen Is seriously ill at the Boyd Memorial Hospifal at Carrollton following a paralytic stroke. Ed Bryant and Mrs. Opal Darr are medical patients there. The Kesslnger twins, Wilcey and Paul, entered for medical care Friday morning. Clifford Snupo will be dismissed during Ihe weekend following two weeks of critical illness. Smallpox Epidemic Claims Fifth Victim LONDON /P—A month-old smallpox epidemic in Northern England claimed its fifth victim today. 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