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MONDAY, APRIL 20, 19If ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE NINKTMlf Three East Alton Mayor Candidates Issue Statements Brazier, Linkogle and Vanpreter Appeal To Voters EAST ALTON — Residents of East Alton will go to the polls Tuesday to elect village officials including a mayor, village clerk, three councflmen and two members of the library board. The election will follow a hot campaign, especially for the post of mayor where three men are seeking the job. William A. Linkogle, .councilman for J4 years, Is seeking the post as are Otto F. Brazier, mayor for the last four years, and C. A. Vanpreter, former mayor for 18 years, who Is attempting to regain the post following his defeat by Brazier four years ago. Linkogle today denounced rumors that he would withdraw from the mayor's race at the last minute in favor of a candidate. "I am a candidate for mayor until the last vote Is counted and will not withdraw In favor of any candidate," he said. Lawrence Darr, Incumbent vll- large clerk, is opposed in his bid for re-election by Armond L, Hutchens. Village council posts are sought by A1f;-ed D. Springer, Doris N. Zumwalt, Bob Link Fred E. Abner, Arthur S. Park, Dan M. Ki'lrner, Pearl (P. G.) Green*, Clinton A. Phalen and Orvil R. Oglesby. Link and Oglesby are present members of the council seeking re-election. Curt Robinson, third member of the board whose term expires this spring did riot seek re-election. Mrs. H. A. Mittleman is the only person listed on the ballot for the Bids for Pum\ Stations to Opened April 22 library board. A write-In campaign for several persons Is expected to fill the second library board vacancy. The posts on the 'library board were formerly held by Miss Eugenia Day and Mrs. Louis Roller, Voting will take place at three polling places—City Hall, Public Library and the Community Build- Ing. Polls will be from 6 a. m. until 5 p. m. To be able to vote in East Alton's election Tuesday, a person must be in the state a year, county 90 days, and in the precinct in the village 30 days. Each candidate for mayor was given an opportunity to write a pre-election statement. Following are those statements: WILLIAM LINKOGLE—"I have been your fair and impartial councilman for the past 14 years. My record 1 has proven me to be interested In the problems of my fellow citizens. I stand for a city administration which will solve our present problems and build for the future of East Alton—which our people can be proud of. "The people of East Alton have demonstrated In the past that they will support and elect a man who has a program that is for the general welfare of the community, f have conducted a clean campaign with no smpar on my fellow candidates." OTTO F. BRAZIER—"I am just an average citi/.en who believes in supporting our schools, pur churches and our community and I believe it is everyone's privilege nnd duty to do what we can to improve our community. I expect to remain in this community and rear and educate my children here. I have enjoyed working with youth as well as adults and I would like to do what I can to further Your Support and Vote Appreciated ARMOND L. HUTCHENS CANDIDATE FOR VILLAGE CLERK E. ALTON, APRIL 21, 1953 For a Way to Vote Call 4-7832 EAST ALTON — Bids will he opened Wednesday by the U. S. Corps of Engineers for the construction of two pump stations to carry storm water away from low areas here. Construction of th§ pumps will be this summer, Mayor Otto Bra«ier reports, He said the pump units would he constructed to handle the low area near the Western Cartridge Co. baseball diamond and another area In Home Gardens between Illinois and Virginia Ave. Upon completion, the pumping station will be turned over lo the Wood River Drainage and Levee District for maintenance. The additional pumps are designed to handle the flow of stormwater from the area at times when Wood River Creek Is high and water cannot escape by gravitation. Streets near the Western ball diamond, which will be affected by the pumps are lakeside and Manner and, In addition, the garden area used by Western em- playes will be drained. The other pumping station will be for Brown, George, Virginia and Illinois Aves. Work Is expected to be completed by the end of the summer. News Notes EAST ALTON — Robert Ricks, son of Mrs. Ruth Hicks, 221 Bowman Ave,, went to Peorla on business Friday. Mrs. Ricks' brother, F. H. Garrison of Greenfield, was a Saturday visitor in the Ricks home. Attend Wedding EAST ALTON — Mrs. Henry Newby, 415 Broadway, and Miss Rosemary Beachum, 570 Whitelaw Ave., attendecMhe wedding of Miss Judith Ann Hobbs la James B Rains at the Rains home in West Frankfort, Saturday night. Miss Beachum, a cousin of the bride, was maid of honor. Miss Newby is an aunt, of the bride. A reception fol'lowed the ceremony. Other relatives attending Included Mrs. Henry Perry and Mr. and Mrs. Gene McCowan, of Kalamazoo, Mich. While in West Frankfort, Mrs. Newby. a former resident, visited with Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Gunter and also attended First "Christian Church services Sunday morning. She and Miss Beachum returned home Sunday. D of A Social Meeting EAST ALTON — Mrs. J. V. Dawson and Mrs. Fay Ward will be hostesses to the social meeting of the Daughters of America lodge Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Empress, an Indian elephant, served on both sides 'during the Civil War. Both the South and North used her for hauling supplies at Nashville, Tenn. promote anything for the good of the community. I am proud of the caliber of people who have supported me." C. A. VANPRETER—"As a candidate for the office of president of the village board, I have conducted a clean campaign without the use of smear tactics, but based squarely on the record of my past accomplishments and future plans which I feel were and will be of great benefit to the village and the citizens of East Alton. "I would like to express my sincere appreciation for the co-operation and assistance I have received during this campaign, to my workers, td my new friends and to my old friends. I hope the voters of East Alton will have found me qualified to represent them for the next four years." 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Ooff, of Granite City; Mrs. Mer- vllle Doyle; of Alton, state custodian, and Mrs. Stanley Davis, of Granite City, state banner bearer. Each person was presented a corsage through courfesy of the Oblate Fathers of Alton. Mrs. Ralph Vote and Mrs. Howard presided at. the refreshment: table, which was attractively decorated with fresrvcut spring flowers and silver candelabra. Candles featured the red and gold colors of the circle. Mrs. William Knetzer was decorations chairman. Shrlnp Has Party WOOD RIVER. — Gasper Shrlno 93 of the White Shrine of Jerusalem entertained the honorary officers at a party Saturday night in the Oda Fellows Hall. Tables wore decorated in a spring theme, with a centerpiece consisting of white daisies and red roses. Aldo PlromalH, of Turin, Italy, has built a high-frequency oscillator into the engine of his car and when within 10 miles of his home can give a whistling signal his wife hears on the radio—so she can start t<y prepare dinner. Two food River Mishaps Reported WOOD RIVER, — An auto-motorcycle mishap at ihe corner of Wood River Ave. and Edwardsvllle Rd., was reported to the Wood River police Sunday. Eileen Dunn of 433 Oak Dr., East Alton, stopped at the traffic signal and a motorcycle driven by James Jackson Of 415 31m St., Edwardsville, rammed into the rear of the Dunn car. The motorcyclist received a cut lip and knee Injury, but refused medWal treatment. Loyal Gimney, 6t W. Jennings Ave., reported lo police Saturday that some one had hit his car when it was parked on Lorena Ave., Friday evening. The hit-and-run motorist damaged the left side of the Gimney auto. Lester Wallford, 49 Madison Ave., reported that his car had been ransacked Friday night with tax papers and Insurance policies taken from the glove compartment. Fife to Address East Alton Club .EAST 'ALTON - Thud Fife will speak on the civil defense program to members of the Junior Woman'* Club Tuesday at. 7:30 p.m. in the Community Building. Members or the Bcthalto Junior Woman's Club will be guests for the meeting. Mrs. Lloyd Slaughter Is program chairman. Hostesses are Mrs. Ross Nessler, Mrs. Cecil Crosnoe, Mrs. Thomas DeGerlia. Mrs. Harry Parker and Miss Mary Kay Mr- Manus. Today, Mrs. Fred I/>ng, Mrs. Crosnoe and Mrs, Ervin HnyHon went to East St. Louis to be pages for the 22nd district Woman's Club amateur show auditions. Revival Meetings Close EAST ALTON — A two-work series of revival meetings at Ihr Mt. Gideon General Baptist Churrh closed Sunday night with 14 conversions and nine new members in the" church. The Rev. Raymond White, pastor of the church, conducted the meetings, He reported 260 persons nttended Sunday school Sunday. A prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and the Ladies Aid will Brushy Grove FT A M<!et Set Tonight ROXANA Toarhrrs and pupils of Brushy Grove school will dem- onstrnlo the use of audio-visual airls in the classroom at the regular -tieet nt 7:30 p. m. today of the Brushy Grove PTA. The theme of the meeting Is "Alert to Changing Trends in Audio-visual Education." A movie, "Tools of Learning" illustrating teacher training in the use of audio-visual aids, will ht> shown. Kindergarten pupils will model some original Easter bonnet creations; first graders will damatize the use of records and record players; a strip film and lessons on "Our Flag" will be Riven by second grade pupils anrl teacher, and a dance, "Hokoy-Pokcy" will be presented by the children. Refreshments will be served by mothers of Mrs. Harm's first grade and Mrs. Mosley's second grade. Leaving for ttlloxl ROXANA -- Miss Pat Grady, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F,lrner Rowe of 114 W. SiJclh St., left this Bird 4»H Chill To Meet Wedf STnPMAN.-the Piss* 8H« $H club will meet. Wednesday it 7:36 p. m. at. the home of Robert Breitwiser. All enrollment e«rtfl are to be tufned in at this meet* ing. Arnold BrclWHser and .T, ft, Alward have been lenders of the club. A now leader will be an* notinced Wednesday. morning for Blloxl, Miss., wheri she will be married April 29 to 3/B Jack Fletcher, son of Mr, and Mrs. Horton H. Fletcher of Maple Ave. Rend T*leitr«ph Want Ad* WOOD RIVER PRESCRIPTION CENTER tl 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 niter closing hours, \ Vern E. Bramley, Ph.O., R.Ph. meet Thursday at. 10 a.m. Meniy fifing * t 9 P»bci LlnoKVffl Til* IM M. Pttttle Will Till 448 iq. ft. P»be»witl Sat tin. ft. Free Eatlrrmtes — Dial 4-221* WILSON PAINT CO. 20 N. WOOD RIVER AVB, Get PHELAN'S Paint* Kent TO THE VOTERS: It is impossible for me to personally call on each of you, ao I toko this means of asking for your" vote and support on , TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 19S3 OGLESBY -TRUSTEE EAST ALTON ILL Experienced and Capable ATTENTION VOTERS: RE-ELECT OTTO F. BRAZI MAYOR OF EAST ALTON • VOTE TUESDAY,APRIL21st. FOR A GOOD MAN!! ELL QUALIFIED NTERESTED IN CIVIC WELFARE EIGHBORLY AND CONGENIAL ILLING AND COOPERATIVE NDEBTED TO NO SYNDICATES IRELESS IN HIS EFFORTS ONEST THINK! COMPARE! DECIDE! D Vote For . . . S OTTO F. BRAZIER a EST QUALIFIED ELIABLE N EXCELLENT RECORD EALOUS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT NTENT ON NON-GAMBLING ACTIVITIES NERGETIC IQHTEOUS AND CHRISTIAN IN CHARACTER BRAZIER FOR MAYOR COMMITTEE.