Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 18, 1953 · Page 11
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Saturday, April 18, 1953
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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH ttcmbtr of Thf Amoelattd Prttt, Ac P«r Copy Pages IMS 'Operation Wake Ujf Mock Atomic Attack to Be Staged at Jersey April 24 .TERSEYV1LLE - Thin city nnri' the surrounding county is prepar* ing to participate in the "Operation Wake Up", the first joint test exer- rise ever held in Illinois involving Joint operation of the military and civl! defense elements in the state. According to information received here ^Thursday from Gen. Robert M. Woodward, Illinois Civil Defense Director, the operation i will be staged April 24. | Kenneth U. Searls of this city is the ground observer supervisor for this area and is awaiting further details relative to the part Jerseyville will play in the general scheme. Searles has been ordered to report at his post which is the tower of the Jersey County courthouse in this city to maintain an alert for aircraft in this area. A telephone is being installed in the tower for permitting the observer to immediately transmit reports of the presence of air craftf in the vicinity. In previous alerts here Searles has been assisted by Robert Hunter, A. R. Major, Louis Massey, Melvin Spiegelman, Oran Ashvord, John Swit'/cr and James Morris. The observers are required to report the number of aircraft, their direction of flight and as much de- | tailed description of the planes as possible. The exercise April 24 is bring integrated with similar exercises at the same time in 12 other mid western states. The exercise will begin at 1 p.m. and continue over ah eight hour period. One of the objectives is to demonstrate the present inadequacy of shelters that could provide essential protection in business and residential areas under actual war conditions. \ 8 Jersey Youths Inducted Friday 20 Others Take Physical Examinations Jersey Girl Scouts Elect New Officers JERSEYVIH.LE - Officers for a two-month period were elected by Girl Scout Troop No. 7 at their meeting Wednesday afternoon in the basement of the Public Library. Judy Sweetman is president; Sue Wiilis, vice president; Judy Hutton, treasurer; Susan Parker, reporter; Janice Cox, attendance recorder; Janet Cox, secretary; Sharon Beiermann, hostess chairman; Virginia Koster, game leader and Patty Walsh, song leader. Mrs. Ray Sweetman is Troop Leader- and Mrs. Robert Erwin, co-leader of the troop. Maj. Wallace to Speak JERSEY VILLE — Maj. Clayton M. Wallace will speak at the Methodist Church Sunday morning at the 10:45 Worship service. Maj. Wallace is from Washington, D.C., and is National Superintendent of the Temperance League, formerly the Anti-Saloon League. He will bring up-to-date infirma- tion regarding 1he temperance movement throughout the nation. The public is invited to hear his address. Heavy Snow Fall JERSEY VILLE — Snow began falling here about 12:30 p.m. Friday and continued for more than an hour. The tops of cars sv e r e covered to the depth of three inches by the flakes. The snow alighting on the ground melted almost as quickly as it fell. The thermometer still remained above freezing while the storm was in progress.' Residents of rural districts reported temperatures were low enough to freeze the ground Thursday and Friday mornings. The damage done to Ihe fruit crop here is still in the speculative stage. Many peach buds were just in a stage where it would require temperatures of around 24 degrees to kill thorn. While the snow was falling in heavy quantities here Friday afternoon, older residents recalled a snowfall some 50 years ago when approximately eight inches of snow covered the ground. Fruit trees were in bloom then but not too much damage was done to the crop. Seven IT. S. Presidents were born in Ohio; U. S, Grant, Hayes, Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, McKinley, Taft and Harding. JERSEYVILLE-Eight men reported for Induction into military service Friday through the Jersey County Selective Board, and 20 others reported for pre-lnductlon physical examination. In the group for induction were: Alphonse Laverne Isringhausen of Rossville; Delmar Merle Watts of Brighton; Richard Henry Goetten, Kenneth Eugene Llffets, Gerald L. Wallace and Franklin Roosevelt Frazier, all of Jerseyville; and Leonard Samuel Sconce and Robert Lee Graves of Grafton. The local board has a call for three men for examination on April 29, and one for two for examination 29, and one or two for examination and four for induction on May 8th. Attend Deanery Meeting JERSEYVILLE - A group of women from the Church of the Holy Ghost and ' St. Francis Xavier's Church attended the meeting of the Jacksonville Deanery of the National Council of Catholic Women held in Carrolltton Tuesday. Father Thomas Diehl, regional director of the Apostleship of Prayer spoke on "The League of the Sacred Heart", and Mrs. John A. Harmon of Wood River, diocesan president, told of the world mission exhibit to be held May 17 through May 21 at the Kiel Auditorium in St. Louis. Those from Jerseyville attending the meeting were: Mrs. Maurice Jacoby, Mrs. Elvin Breitweiser, Mrs. Frank J. Mi-nsterman, Mrs. Herman Scbafer, Mrs. David Fabey and Miss Mary Margaret Fahey from St. Francis' Church; Mrs. Henry Heitzig, Mrs. John Meuth, Mrs James J. Walsh, Mrs. George Woeifei, Mrs. Emma Powell, Mrs. H. J. Albrecht, Mrs. Leonard Riley. Miss Genevieve Goetten, Mrs. Paul Erwin, Mrs. Paul Kuebrlch, Mrs. Bernard Norton, Mrs. Elmer Rose, Mrs. Frank Kuebrich and Mrs. George Horn. Vacationing in Arkansas JERSEYVILLE — Dr. and Mrs. IT. E. Wuestenfeld left Thursday for a few days vacation in Arkansas. They wil.l return Sunday evening and Dr. Wuestenfeld will be in his office Monday. Submits to Tonsillp.rtomy JERSEYVILLE - Sandra House, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert House, underwent an operation for removal of tonsils Tuesday at the Boyd Memorial Hospital in Carrollton. To Kefum From Florida JERSEYVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Lee Manning will return to their home here Monday from Oakland Park, Fla., where they have been making an extended visit this winter Removed to St. Joseph's Hospital JERSEYVILLE - Col. Frank Henderson of Glen Cliffe Farm in the Grafton vicinity was removed from there Thursday evening by Jacoby Brothers ambulance to St. Joseph's Hospital in Alton. He has been in charge of the Trail Rangers program in lha' area, and suffered a heart attack Thursday. Will Hot urn to California .TKHSKYVriJ/lv Pfc. and Mrs. Charles Powers and daughter, Connie, will leave April 20 for Vista, Calif. Pfc. Powers is stationed at the Marine base • near there. They have been visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Powers and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Thompson. Arrives in Japan JERSEYVILLK-- -Jersey County relatives have received word of the arrival of Pvt. Donald Brsaw in Japan. Besaw is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Besaw, Sr., of the Grafton vicinity. Pvt. Besaw, 24, trained at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., and reported late in March at: ,Kt Lewis, Washington, for overseas assignment. ALTON, ILL,, SATURDAY, APRIL 18, Bttibliihtd Jinuiry 15, tfgt AFRICAN DINNER AT COLLEGE AVENUE CHURCH — Women of the College Avenue Presbyterian Church attended a dinner with an* African theme Thursday night. Mrs. Elmer Schwalbe, wife of.a missionary who now lives in Wood River, was the featured guest. She is shown, center,'with souvenirs of the country. Mrs.-Wesley Temple, president, is at left, and Mrs. Elvis htzhugh right. —Staff photo, ' Jersey Club Women Win First In Dist. Scrapbook Contest — Notice — Having decided to quit business on account of sickness, I wish to announce I must close my store after Saturday, May 2. Thank you very much (or your patronage during the past 33 years. BLACK'S GROCERY 2303 Humbert St. Alton, 111. JERSEYVlLLE-The local Woman's Club wbn first place in their division in the 20th District Scrapbook contest, and announcement of the achievement was made at the 52nd annual meeting of the 20th District of Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs at the First. Methodist Church in Pittsfield Thursday. The book will be entered in the state competition in Chicago at the convention 1o be held May 12 through May ]<1. The scrapbook had 961 inches of publicity which was greatly in excess of the other entries. There were 11 books entered in the district event. Mrs. William Parsell assembled the scrapbook and Miss Margaret DeBaum is co-chairman with her on the press and publicity committee. . i The art entry of Bill Smith, son; I of Mr. and Mrs. William Smith of ! | Grafton, a student in the seventh grade at Grafton taught by Kenneth Breden, received special recognition at the convention.' His work depicted "Boats on Ihe Mississippi". Mrs. Lindell Walkinglon is art chairman of the Jerseyville Club. F.xlcnds Invitation Mrs. Alvin H. Petitt, president of the local Woman's Club, extended a formal invitation to the 20th District IFWC to hold their 1954 convention in Jersqyville which had previously been chosen as the convention city. Mrs. R. Christy Beatty and Mrs. Rea E. Taylor members of the- local club, were among the 21 mem- | hers in the district who have died j j during the year and were remem- • j bered in an impressive memorial j I service at the convention with Mrs. ! A. T. Dunn in charge. ! Mrs. Francis A. Munstcrman, district chairman of revisions and resolutions, gave her report on the ; revisions to the constitution in Ihe morning and reported on resolutions in the afternoon. i Mrs. Marcus J. Ryan of this city was elected recording secretary of ; the 20th District and was installed Thursday afternoon by Mrs. Wade W. Roc'ce, stale president of the 1 Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs. Mrs. Ryan" i? a past president of the local Woman's Cluh, ( is i program chairman of that group, i and has been district music chairman the past year. | Mrs. Ryan was in charge of tho musical portion of the program at ' the convention, leading the ensemble singing, and presented ihe 20th District chorus which gave Ihe opening program in the- after- j noon. I Mrs. Paul W. Reddish of Jersey- : ville directed the district chorus ! and Mrs. Sam Spingclman. music I chairman of the Jerseyville C'lut), was accompanist. A group from the Jerseyville Chorus sang with the district chorus and Ihe selections given were; "|>rmk to Me Only With Thine Eye.,", "From the Land of the Sky Hluc Water", and "Bless This House". Scholarship Winner* Listed Announcement was rnaile by Mrs. Ryan of the District \Mimeis of scholarships to the HIM Egyptian Music Camp at DuQuoin, III. this summer, They are Miss Doris Moody, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Austin Moody of Chapin, a n d James Keehner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Keehner of Jerseyville. Scrolls were presented at Ihe convention to the presidents of clubs in thp district that were in existence 25 years or more. The oldest was organi/.ed in lS9ti. Members of the Jerseyville club attending the convention were: Mrs. Alvin H. Petitt, president, Mrs. Paul W. Reddish, Mrs. Sam Spiegelman, Mrs. P. K. Johnson, Mrs. Kd Weule, Mrs. \&e Nail, Mrs. B. M. Brewster, Mrs. Theo. Ryan, Mrs. F. A. Munsterrnan, Mrsh. Lindell Walkinglon, Mrs. I km aid K. Parker, Mrs. Etta Mowen, and Mrs. John Flautt. Yes, It's Crochet Dr. Gorecki Heads Medical Society Annual Meeting of Jersey Group Held Tuesday JERSEYVILLE — Th<* annual business meeting of the Jersey County Medical Society was held Tuesday morning in this city. Dr. F. Goercki of this city was elected president. Dr. Robert G. Minclrup, who has served as president of the society the past two years, was elected secretary. Plans for the proposed Jersey Community Hospital were discussed following the election of officers and transaction of other society business affairs. Resigns as Pastor JERSEYVILLE — The Rev. James F. Harper has resigned as pastor of the Paradise Baptist Church east of this city. His resignation becomes effective April 19. The Rev. Harper has been pastor at. the church for the past two and one-half years. Conversation piece! Crochet each flower in a different color, then sugar starch them for that glazed china finish. Beautiful as a centerpiece or iri a pretty vase. Garden of pansies and roses— all CROCHETED! Pattern 543 has easy-to-follow directions. Send 25 cents In coins for this pattern—add five cents for each pattern for first-class mailing. Send to Alton Telegraph, fi(i, Needlecrafl Dept., P. O. Box Ifil, Old Chelsea Station, New York II. N. Y. Print pin inly PAT- TKRN MJiMBKR, your 'NAME, anil ADDRESS. EXCITING VALUE! Ten, yes TEN popular, new Designs to cro- chel. sew, embroider, knit printed in the new 195:5 Laura Wheeler Needlecrafl Book. Plus many more patterns to send for - ideas for gills, ba/aar money-makers, fashions! Send 20 cents for your copy. Canrrr Society Benefit Dinner to He April 2 ( ) Thai Cancer Society benefit dinner to be served at Skaggs Steak Hou«(> in Woorl Ri\er is set for April L'9, instead of next Wednesday. dross receipts from Ibe dinner open to Ihe public will he donated by Skfiggs 1 to the American Cancer Society through its Madison County chapter. The Telegraph Inrorrrclly said Thursday, that Ihe dinner was 10 he next Wednesday. Read Telegraph Want Ads Moro Presbyterian Women Entertained MORO — "Youth Evangelism" was the torJic used in the Presbyterian Women's Association meeting Thursday evening. Mrs. M. C. O'Dell was in charge of the program which was given by the Westminster group. Marian Jenne gave a talk on "Youth Speaking", Joyce Helmkamp told about the church program for youth, Maxine Ayers read the poem "Hold High the Torch" and David Pritchett gave the prayer. The organization's sewing quota for this year of three dozen diapers to the Bankok Christian Hospital, Bankok, Thailand, will be mailed out this week. Miss Clara Reed, president of the Rushville , Presbyterial, and living at Hannibal, 111., will speak to the women of the church on the work of the church in Cuba^nd Puerto Rico on Sunday afternoon, May 17. She will also lalk to the Westminster group at their evening meeting. A social hour with refreshments was held after the meeting. Mrs. Reka Schoppot, Mrs. I-'aye Yeck and Mrs. Fred Boettger were the hostesses. Attend Sorority Ranqui't MORO -- Mr. and Mrs. George Hendricks were guests Wednesday evening of their daughter, Marilyn, nl the Parents Day Banquet of Ihe Gamma Phi Beta sorority at Washington University, St. Louis. The banquet was h<Md at the Green Parroi Inn at. Kirkwood. Marilyn is a junior in the College of Liberal Arts ami is treas- urci of her sorority. .Morn Notes MOKO The Rev. and Mrs. C. T. Allin drove In Springfield Friday where he conducled Ihe funeral of the Hev. Waller Wilson, pastor of the Presbyterian Church at White Hall. William Knorne, who was n patient at the Wood River Township Hospital for two weeks, has improved and has been moved lo his home here. Mi. and Mrs. Robert Wood have Rlppfoa -—— Alton Lake Events and ftoamln' tht Pinsn Country BttAND Game ftarm The conservation department'. wme farm formerly operated on tho Alton State Hospital grounds for a number of years was closed last May, related R. K. Purl, hospital business manager. During past, years, turkeys, pheasants, quail and other fancy birds had been reared there. The farm had received as many as 12,000 pheasant and 2,000 quail one-day-old chicks n year from the stale hatcheries nl Mount Vernon. The chicks were placed in 45 holding pens and reared for about 12 weeks or so until they were mature and strong enough to be released to sportsmen's clubs and in suitable cover-bearing locations. Charles Barnes, 2022 Central Ave., former game conservation representative, who operated the farm for two years, said that the farm was closed as an economy measure and because breeding and hatching facilities were much belter at Mount Vernon and York- vine game farms. Increased Propagation A conservation department'bul- letin stated today that game-bird eggs production is two weeks ahead of normal schedule. More than 100,000 pheasant chicks are expected to be available for distribution this year according to Glen D. Palmer, conservation director. Likewise, ihe department hopes lo exceed their last year's quota of 91,000 quail chicks. The department's efforts will help provide good hunting for sportsmen this coming fall season. Since 1933, game-bird production has increased nearly tenfold. Lake Norfolk Trip Although the weather was unfavorable and the fish were not striking, two Wood River couples managed to land about 20 bass during a recent trip to Norfolk Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Donald M. Waggoner, 230 Seventh St., and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Camfield, 503 E. Ferguson Ave., hired the services of two guides in an effort to locate the wary fish. Waggoner related that daily winds and rain didn't add lo their enjoyment of Ihe trip. A six-pound bass was the largest, fish landed and it was caught by one of their guides. The bass caught by the couples averaged two pounds. Personal Notes "Ches" Snyder, Alton Motorboat Club member purchased a new outboard motor with a separate fuel tank. After he launched his boat, he cranked the motor for a half hour without success until he decided that the fuel tank hose should be attached to the motor if he wanted to go anywhere. , Dr. Melvin T. Pennell, 1220 Rock Springs Tr., sold his cruiser and then purchased an airplane which he has flown on trips as far as Florida. N,ow that boating season is approaching, he said that he is I developing a "fever" to enjoy wa- ! tor recreations again. However, he j may buy an outboard craft this time. Observers have noticed many flocks of migrating ducks oh Alton Lake in recent weeks. A sportsman suggested that all duck hunters who failed lo see any waterfowl from their blinds last fall, would enjoy a big treat, in seeing~ so many nearby ducks. The Salvation Army has about 35,000 officers and employes, operates in 90 different countries, and speaks 74 languages. moved from Alton to their new home here. Donald, ll'-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Dorsey, WHS moved lo his home here after heiriK a patient in Alton Memorial Hospital for four weeks. He has been re- eeiviiiK treatment for rheumatic lever. His honiecomi/ij,' also marked Ihe birthdays of two members of the family, Phyllis, 16, ihcir youngest daughter and Leon, 3, thoir youngest son. Chamber of Commerce Stage* Annual Dinner at Bnmek TTARDIN — A icapaclty crowd filled the high school dining room nt Brussels Thursday night for the third annual banquet of the Brussels Chamber of Commerce. The meal wns prepared by high school students. Before (he meal the address of welcome was given by .John Bopp, president of the Chamber of Com- morce, and the Rev. E. A. Dauten- haum gave the benediction. Rev. Dnutenhaum is the minister of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church at Brussels. After dinner Bopp introduced CJ. R. Haug who acted as toastmaster for the evening. Haug has a style that delighted the audience. He called on Paul Mossman, mayor of Brussels, for a welcoming talk, and then brought on the featured entertainment that lasted more thnn an hour and which was furnished by the Brinson Studio of East St. Louis through the courtesy of the North American Cold Storage Co. The entertainment was followed by a talk from the guest speaker, the Rev. Enrlght, pastor of St. Mary's Church of Brussels. Rev. Enrlght traced the history of the Chamber of Commerce movement from its Inception in France during the Sixteenth Century down to the present and stressed the 3m- portanculof the work which such an organization may do in a community. Miss Edwina Schulze, reigning Calhoun Apple Queen, was given a big hand by the crowd when she made a talk, pledging her help in this year's event for the further spread of Calhoun activity. After her talk the Brussels School band played three numbers under the direction of their Instructor, PhiJ Youngberg. Haug then asked for short talks by Eldon Twichell, Rev. Dauten- haum, Paul Fielder, and Edwin G. Barmann. Twichell is , president of Batchtown Chamber of Com- merce and FteltJer Is president of the Calhoun Apple Advertising Club. Barmann is head Of the North American Cold Storage and a longtime friend of Calhoun people. He brought the entertain* ers from East St. Louts. Fielder, In his talk,'outlined the plans for the Sunday observance of Apple Blossom Week April 28 and his hope that the weathef would moderate long enough to allow the buds to open, The meeting closed at 10:45 with closing remarks by John Bopp, Cyprus has a new trade-boosfet group, heated by C. P. 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