Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 18, 1953 · Page 17
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Saturday, April 18, 1953
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V. PADS EIGHTEEN ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH SATURDAY, APRIL 18, »M Wood River Dot I lo Initiate MorcThanlOOMcmhcrsSnnday Legion Women of Wood River Meet WOOD RtVKn — More lhan 100 new members are candidates for D mass initiation bring staffed by Bishop O'Connor Cirri? of Daughters of Isabella nt 10OF hall al 1 f>. m. Sunday. The ceremony wilt rm conducted by the Collinsville initiation team. Old and now members will rereive eommunion In n body at 8:30 a. m. maas Sunday. One hundred and eight of the new members were signed during a reeent two month membership ^ rl1 fonlcsl. Captains of the learns for Hie contest were Mrs. Chester Snr- Balski and Mrs. Chnrles Corrignn. 19 - • • Ave., Ihursday evening. ! At the business meeting II announced Ihe district Pasl Pres- ioser* entertain the winners withilHents meeting will be In Belleville a program at the Thursday eve-| April 28 al 7 p. m. Persons desir- ning meeting of Ihe circle nl KC ' »n«r reservations should ., „ Mrs. Arthur Norlhwny, nan. '.-hanic St., Alton. Mr.«. Durham HOMPM to! J'HM WOOD RIVKR - Mrs. F. Pus- 1 Durham was hostess In Ihe Pasl President's Parley of the • American Legion Auxiliary unil ; 201 at her home nt 45H Whitclaw Mrs. Surcalski's team hroughj in fi(5 of the members and 'the losing 1r«m was credited with <!-'. The contact fi18 Mc. PartlolnntlnR in the projji-am of Canasta wns played and 1 , . , ^ anfisiH WHS piMveri nun iirif •* impersonations in panlomme of nWBnlfl|1 to MrRi n , |ssH1 Cfihsnni late recordings were: Mrs. Agnes Clancy, Mrs. Sieve Dvorchak, Mrs. Pete Vinovich, Mrs. Charles DeFranco. Mrs. Leo Crystal, Mrs. Mark West, Mrs. Fred Meld. Mrs. Orhie Cox. Mrs. dene Beckham, Mrs. Corrigan. and Mrs. Samuel Moore. Mrs. Jack Ixvke was eom- menlnlor for Ihe pantomine. Another highlight of Ihe program was a hat review illustrating 1he 12 months of Ihe year. Mats wore presented by Mrs. John Dipaola, Mrs. L. S. Drainer, Mrs. Dvorchak, Mrs. Joe Cook, Mrs. Cox, nnd Mrs. Tony Militello, Miss Rita Kien- Btra, Mrs. Frank Shmeider, Mrs. Sieve Paulovich, Mrs. Vinovich, Mrs. Fmil Patrick, and Mrs-. Corrigan. Mrs. Ralph Volz was cbm- mentalor for the bat: show. During the business session Mrs. EmmeH Howard, regent, was elected a delegate to the stale convention which convenes May 1517 at Joliet. Her alternate is Mrs. William Knet/er. Mrs. Paul Schlecpcr, Mrs. Fred Penning and Mrs. Don Waggoner. Next meeting will be May 21 at the borne of Mrs. I,oyal Palmer, :U8 Knsl Aclon Ave. T'nat Presidents of OKS WOOD RIVKR - - .Pasl Matron* Club of the Wood River Oinpler of Ihe Order of Faster Shu- 871 will meet: \yilh Mrs. Dwighl Benner, 549 George St. Monday al 8 p.m. Mrs. Clarence Quillen is co-hostess. Communion Sunday WOOD RIVF.R The Rev. .lames W. McLain will he celebrant of 1he Holy Communion at 8:.'!0 a. m. Sunday at St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church, 080 Whilclaw Ave. A coffee hour will follow this service and church school will convene at fl?nfl a. m. Rons Trnlllrr tins Birthday WOOD RIVKR - Mrs. Jerry Traltler entertained a number of boys and girls al 1he family home, 544 Tiplon Ave.. Vhursday afternoon, honoring Ihe 'Prattler's son, Blaae Destroys Frenches Tavern WOOD RIVF.R — Firn of undetermined origin early this morning deslmyerl Fronohy's Invern on N. Sixth St. in Lincoln Addition. Fin-men received Ihe call Ct fl a.m. but upon arrival discovered (he firo had gained ton much headway nnd because of lack of water made no attempt to extinguish Ihe bln/.e. Oil from a furnace aided the blaze in its quick sweep of Ihe frame structure. On March 10 informal ions were filed In county courl charging Frcnchy's wilh operating Without a liquor license. Mrs. Christina Laconic, proprietress of Ihe tavern, was iirreslerl on March 1H ami later freed on H $1.000 bond und % r churges of operating a tavern willv out a cniinly license. Mrs. Lacoule look out nn application blank for a renewal of hor liquor permit n few days aflrr Ihe informntinns wero filed hut to- rinle she has not filed them wilh Ihe liquor commission. State Promises Assistance In Scciiritig'New Underpass Hartford Class Feted at Dinner Two Wood Hirer Youth* Join U Of I Fraternity ... , . Ross Alan, in celebration of his The May 21 meclng will feature ,, ^ d hir|nr?nv ._.«.»!_ -1 I „! __._i: f~H t »m ' a white elephant auction. Chairmen in charge are Mrs. Gene Guests wore Kalhy Knssnk, ITimmy Bowers, Phyllis Goldfarb, Bnckham, Mrs. Ralph Byron and ! N . mry , 7o Stoini Marjorie Gold, Mrs. Ray Brown. I M ni . snn Wiseman, Colette Turk, Hostesses Thursday were: Mrs. ! fynlhia Doak and Ross's brother, Clarence Mayfield, Mrs. David j rJn-ry. The circus Iheme was car- Maloney, Mrs. Francis Manning, i ,.j rf | nl ,| j n oYcnralions. Mrs. James Mahoney, Miss Calh- I Oul-oMown guests al a Sunday erine Maloney, Mrs. Ear! McNear, Mrs. William McAnany.Mrs. Elbert Means, and Mrs. Edward Meohan. .Till Davln Fractures Arm WOOD RIVER — Jill Davis, 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Davis, of 446 Prospect St. was aflernoon parly honoring Ross were: Mr. and Mrs. William Gordon and daughter, Sandra, Mrs, A. Lieberrnan, Miss Mnrilyn LiolW- man, Mr. nnd Mrs. Boris Zebel- man, and daughler, Shaaron, Mr. and Mrs. Levy and daughter, Jackie, Mr. and Mrs. Trvin Oack, treated for a fracture of the right and Son, Alan, and Mr. and Mrs, arm at Wood River Township I-Ios- i Jerry Brodkin nnd daughters, pital Friday. She received' Marsha, Barbara and Linda, all of jury when she fell from the arm of j SI. Louis. a couch at her home. Robp.knhs Monday WOOD RIVER. —.Thompson Re- hokah Lodge will have a social meeting at 10OF llpll at 8 p.m., Monday. VKW to Meet Monday WOOD RIVER. - - Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2859 will have I heir regular semi-monthly meeting at Vclcrans 1 Memorial Club at 7 :'.iO p.m. Monday. WOOD RIVKR. — Jack Ifnlloran and Jim Damrnann, graduates of Fast Alton-Wood River Community | High School, have been accepter! | into membership of Phi Kta Sigma ! at Ihe University of Illinois. Requirements for membership in Ibis fraternity, the highest scholastic fraternity for freshmen at Ihe school, are n grade of A for half their credits and B lor the remainder. Jack became a member of Phi F.I a Sigma in his sophomore year on the basis of his second semester grades as>a freshman. Jim WHS initialed on Ihe basis of his first semcsler grades as a freshman. Auxiliary Officers In Install WOOD RIVKR. -- All officers of Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary M!) will meet al. Veterans' Memorial Club t\\ 5 p.m. Sunday to go In Highland, where they will install officers for the auxiliary there. South Auxiliary Entertained at Social SOUTH ROXANA. -- The Dadf' Club Auxiliary mel: Thursday eve 1 - ning in the club house of the Dads' Club Park arid enjoyed a social. Games were played 'and prizes won by Mrs. Mary Murphy, Mrs. Connie Healhman. Mrs. Mildred Aikin, Mrs. Lenna Cunningham, Mrs. Clara Kvans, and Mrs. Betty Oldhum. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Rosella Oldham and Mrs. Julia McNabney. Telegraph Want Arls Click! KAST ALTON. Assurance that: thr village of Kasl Alton was receiving state assistance in securing an underpass for Ihe residents of Victory Gardens area was received Friday in a letter from N. F,. Unison, assistant stale superintendent of schools in charge of legal matters. Mayor Olio Brn/ier, in reporting Ihe Idler, said Hudson explained! "Ihe change over of Ihe administration in Springfield has canse'd, delays in action on mnny matters.] including (he preliminary legal; work necessary before Ihe con-| struction of an underpass forFast> Alton's Victory Garden residents,", Bi'M/ier continued that "Hudson explained lhat he started the preliminary legal proceedings soon af- ler Jan. 1. but. thai Ihe new legislators have brought forth so many new bills and ideas for new bills that his department and others are behind in their work." ) j Hudson said in his letter thai he would meet with George^Perrine, now Commerce Commission chairman, Tuesday, concerning Ihe underpass. Brn/ier reported that Hudson said "The new chairman of j the Commerce Commission has; been cautious in his work but thej mailer for Kast Alton will be taken 1 care of." j "I started Ihe fight for an under-) pass for Victory Gardens and will I see lhat this project Is completed ; it f am re-elected," Bra/ier staled, j In other statements made byj Bra/ier, he said, "I am against all types of gambling, syndicate, commercial, and all others. During my administration, Ihe water pressure | has been greatly improved and our| water rates are comparable to oth-i er villages and cities of this area." He defended the trash and garbage collection, slating that it had; "cleaned up the town." "Wo are} not dumping Ihe garbage and trash in the village limits as was previ- ; ously done." "[ am naturally interested In taxpayers because I am one. Any decrease in taxes would benefit me as well as all of you because of my real estate investments," be continued. ' "During my administration Ihe fire and police were taken out of politics and put on a merit syslem - thereby giving the village politically free police and fire protection," the candidate for mayor reports. Church Basketball League EAST ALTON. — Play in the Church Basketball League enters its final week Monday with four games on the docket at Lincoln School gym. Friendship Baptist: plays Wood < River's Baptists in the first game at 6 p.m. At 7 p.m., Mt. Gideon meets Pleasant View; at: 8, Assembly of God is pitted against Mead- Elect Macmnrin TB Unit Officers J, ft, Piirspy Named Head For One* Year Trrm HARTFORD — Members of the Home Makers class of the First Baptist Church met Thursday eve% ning for their annual pojluck dinner. Twenty-five members wero present, Following Ihe dinner, the nnnual report was given by the secrelary- Ireasurer, Mrs. Charles Kirby/The nominating chairman, Mrs. Virgil Shook, reported Ihe following results on the election of officers for the coming year: Paul Condray wns elected president; Virgil Shook, vice-president; Mrs. Charles i Kirby, secretary-treasurer; Hugh \ Manahan, teacher, and Joe E. Slump/ substitute teacher. After the business meeting a of Klhel Mnslerson, was enjoyed. Pri/es were won by Mrs. Hugh Manahan and Mrs. Murray Bradley. Brownies Meet HARTFORD Brownie Troop 124 met Wednesday evening after school with their leader and co- leader, Mrs. Ann Dworzynski and Mrs. Vesta Mennemeyer. Four new,members, Judy and Joan Carlton, Carolyn' Rushing and Sharon Williams, joined the troop. Kntertafrm Club HARTFORD — Members of the Pinochle Club met Wednesday evening at Ihe home of Mrs. Wrelha Grover of S. Market St. Prizes weVe won by Mrs, Wretha Grover, Mrs. Ruth Schafer, Mrs. Blanche Fry and Mrs. Freida Gwin. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Grover in the latter part of the evening. The club will meet in two weeks at the home of Mrs. Minnie Hillmans. 1'rnrtlce Skit HARTFORD - - M embers of Brownie troop 125 met Thursday evening after school with Miss Dorothy Hart. After the regular business meeting was held the girls practiced on a skit which they will present at the mother a'nd daVigh- ter banquet. LAVIER D. HUMPHREY:;;:-;:, A To My Friends and Your Friends." 1. I, LAVIER D. HUMPHREY, promise to use my experience in city affairs to assure you one of the MOSJ HONEST, EFFICIENT ADMINISTRATIONS in the History of Wood River. 2. Hole-less, Clean Streets and Alleys. 3. Completion of our sewer—Work to start on Madison within 10 days niter I lake office. (Be sure and give me at least two independent councilman to assure this time limit.) 4. I am an independent candidate. I will serve ALL people of Wood River to the best of my ability. No small group will at any time control the policies o( the City through me. LAVIER D. HUMPHREY. Here Is the Record of the Progressive Humphrey Administration of 1945 to 1949 • Jr. G. Men Club formed to combat juvenile delinquency—First in state to be affiliated with police department. - _ • • First City Owned Playgrounds and Equipment. First steps to a permanent recreation system. First time in city history paid supervision on playgrounds. • First Sanitary Fill in the Slate of Illinois for disposal of garbage and rubbish. First time City of Wood River ever owned its own land for a City Dumping Grounds. City's sanitary fill, TO BECOME A 28-ACRE RECREATIONAL AREA AT A LATER DATE. • Placed City finances on a CASH BASIS. Stopped all future borrowing from banks by establishing a cash working fund. • Bought and paid for over $45.000.00 worth ol major equipment and continued to operate the city on a CASH BAS1S1 • Oiled all streets iour times and rocked most ol them at least twice. Kept streets and alleys clean. % There are many other major and minor improvements during the Humphrey Administration that can be shown and proved, but above all, Humphrey was always friendly and had time to try to help the citizens of Wood River on all projects. There is no substitute for actual experience. Humphrey has proved his ability to be Mayor. We have always had faith that right conquers might, and in that faith we have dared to do our duty as we understand it; therefore we give YOU THE VOTERS OF Wood River, the right to choose an experienced, honest, clean, friendly candidate for Mayer.-in the person of LAVIER D. HUMPHREY "'"' WOOD IIVER B£ INDEPENDENT. VOTE INDEPENDENTilii Election: Tuesday, April 21, 1953. FOR A RIDE TO THE POLLS PHONE 4-5S65- 4-5 W 44421. 4-5372 CARL1NV1LLK — The 12th at> mini dinner meeting of the Macoupin County Tuberculosis Association was held Thursday evening in SI. Mary's Hall. Members and friends of the association were in attendance to participate In the evening's program. Dr. George H. Vernon, medical director of Palmer Sanatorium, Springfield. wn« the guest speaker, his suhocf ^>e- ing "Drug Treatment of TB." The following officers nnd directors wero elected for a term of one year: .7. R. Pursey, Carlinvillo, president; Klmer Loehr, Carlinville, vice president; Dr. M. W. Buehrlg, Cnrlihville, second vice president; Mrs. R. V. Wheeler, Hellick. secretary; Charles It. Ashworlh, Cnrlinville, treasurer. The directors are: Reid Walts, North Palmyra; Otto J. Otten. North Otter; Henley Rees, North Oiler; Mrs. Elmer Clark, Shaws Point; Joe Hackney, Hilyard; Paul Vorlicchio, Cahokia; Maynard Becker, Mt. Olive; Mrs. Jennie Gnlli, Verden: Charles Mr-Gee, Girard; O. O. Mowery, Carlinville; Mrs. Louise Darto, Cahokia. All were elected for three years. The following executive committee, was elected for one year; Stanley Klaus, Mrs. John Kallal, Mrs. Lee Edwards, Miss Clara Brunner, Otto J. 01 ten, Newell Strohbeck, O. 0. Mowery, Charles Mi- Gee and Mrs. Walter Pocklinglon. Shrine Club To Meet CARLINVILLE — The Macoupin-Montgomery County Shrine Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, at the Legion Home in Carlin- vilte. Plans will be made to hold a benefit dance for the Shrine Hospital at the Coliseum Ballroom this fall. The club will also complete arrangements for a family caravan, with each family taking a basket dinner and eating as a group at Plan Singing Convention Sunday al East Alton EAST ALTON.—Prlendshlp Baptist Church here will be the scene Sunday at 2 p.m. of the monthly Alton Community Singing Convention. The "Rhythm Rockers." R visiting quartet from Cftve-ln»Roclt, 111., will be featured. All other quartets are Invited to attend. The Madison County Slfiglrm Convention meels the first Sunday of each month, with the Alton group meeting each third Sunday, Shi pitta n Meeting* SWPMAN — The Christian Alders of the Methodist Church will meet at the home of Mrs. Clark Jenkins Monday evening to elect officers. The WSCS of the Methodist Church will meet Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. W. H. Schoeneman. Assisting hostesses will he Mrs. Kllen Lynch and Mrs. J. O. Archer. The Macoupin County Council of j the American Legion and Auxiliary wiJJ meet Wednesday evening at Mt. Olive. The Piasa Home Bureau Unit will meet Thursday at the home of Mrs. Herbert Moore. owbrook Baptist, and at 9 p.m., Curdle Heights and P^ast Alton Baptists play the final season game. , News Notes HARTFORD—Rev. Joseph Humerickhouse of W. Forrest St. has returned home after spending several days in Springfield attending the ministers conference, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Brooks, Mr. and Mrs. Lufher Peterson, and Rev. and Mrs. Joseph Humerick- and family attended the showing of "Oiltovvn U.S.A." and the Billy Graham film Thursday evening in St. Louis. Brotherhood to Meet Th« Brotherhood of Men's Bible Classes of Alton and vicinity will hear a talk by the Rev. J. B. rtead, pastor of the Cottage Hills Baptist Church, at the Monday meeting of the Brotherhood. The meeting will he in the Main Street Baptist Church starting at 8 p.m. one of the parks en route to visit at the Shrine Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. „ K C'S To Initiate Class CARLINV1LLK — Diocesan membership Chairman John Meno and Grand Knight Joseph Kufa of the Carlinville Knights of Columbus, announces the initiation of new members into the order will take place Sunday aflernoon in St. Mary's Hall on West Set-on;! South St., Ibis city. The work of the first degree will be exemplified by the recently organized first degree team of Carlinville, and^ the work of the second degree will be furnished by the second degree team of Jerseyville. Beside District jDeputv Thomas Ryan of Carlinville, Jack- Fisher of Stanuton. and Harry Willis, of Virden, will be present. Out of town members invited to attend will be from Central Illinois Chapter including Litchfield, Slaunton, Oillespie, Jerseyville, Carrolllon, Virden and Farmers- yjlle. All members are to be present at 1 p.m. Sunday. Grafton Fidelia Class to Meet f iRAFTON - Members of Fidelia Class of the Methodist Church will hold Its April meeting in the Church Annex Thursday «t 7:19 p.m. At the business session, committees for the annual <Mother-Daugh« ter banquet, scheduled for May 8, will be appointed. The regular monthly class party will follow with the oommittei composed of Blanche Cory, chair* man, Cftssle and Bonita Watson, Edna Kline and Opal Miller, In charge. The Fidelia Class netted $45 from its annual ham supper given in th« Annex, April 9. Red Ci-rom Course GRAFTON -Clinton Cope, chairman of the first aid committee of the Jersey County Chapter of the American Red Cross, announces an 18-hour standard course for women with classes beginning Thursday and continuing each week between the hours of 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., in the Red Cross headquarters at the courthouse in Jerseyvllle. Those interested in registering for the course are requested to phone the executive secretary, Mrs. William Steelman, 457-R. PTA Meeting GRAFTON — At the Parent- Teacher meeting held in the assent* bly room of the high school Monday night, Dr. Reed of Alton spoka on dental care. The sophomore won the PTA Banner and $2 in cash for having the greatest percentage of parents present^ Seventh grade mothers served coffee and cookies during a social period. The annual election and installation of PTA officers will take place at the nekt PTA meeting scheduled for the evening of May 11. Thelma Smith is chairman of the nominating committee. Henry Richard Heuer Services Held Friday Following funeral services Friday at 1 p.m. in Streeper funeral home the body of Henry Richard Heuer, who died last Monday^ was interred in Upper Alton cemetery. The Rev. Paul Juergensen, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, officiated at the service and Mrs. Glenn Baker sang two hymns, accompanied by Mrs. Alonzo |losen- berger. Pallbearers were Eldon Johnson, Earl. Walter and Percy 'Hener, Paul Sauerwein and Herbert Leesman. WOOD RIVER! Is the City Manager Form of Government Doomed to Failure Before it Starts? UNDER MEN WHO SAID * "I voted against the City Manager form of government herel" —Lavier Humphrey—Alton Telegraph, 4-l-'53. "The first thing a manager is going to do is raise taxes." • —Clyde Borman—Wood River Journal, 2-7-'S2. "Dewitt declared himself against the City Manager proposal because it is not good for Wood River." —Alton Telegraph, 9-23-'52 Or Will It Be Given A Fair Trial? Under Candidates Who Have Pledged Full Support? VOTE FOR BOB RICH ftr Trmurtr IVAI for Mayor PAULINE KORBET f«r City Clerk BEAN BEASON OELANEY for COUNCILMEN WORTHEN (Mayor ftnd Caunctilmen.) Thii will cave th* city ViO.aoo. (SalariM Ihe oppowtion want* over » 4-year period.) PM|dd! To Srnri For $ I a Yur PUdpd! • No Onfl • No Piyoffi • No PadM Goilnols • No Spoolal Favors lo Aiyoio • • ••pi DM Not Juoj Hop 01 tho ButoagoB Hf t W«m Alwiyi for llw Olh/Mii»|ir Pin " ™ ftooaroly Will H To Work ER MEEDS A CLEAN SWEEP-HOT JUST AIESHUFFI EOT ALL SEVEN UNDUATES ENDOWED IY OTIZINS NmUTTIE FOI BETTEI MVEINMENT

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