Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 2, 1968 · Page 19
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 19

Alton, Illinois
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Tuesday, July 2, 1968
Page 19
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2, ALlt>N EVENTING TELEGRAPH PAGE Free Parking Gimmick Key Industrials Dip • , . C*^ . -OH* -mm- ._-!«/*•• _ • . A fiew program designed to enable merchant located in downtown shopping areas to offer the* customers free parking at a parking meter has been introduced by Duncan Industries Inc. "tinder the system, a city will continue to control parking spaces w»th the well-proven effectiveness of tnetered parking applications," noted A. ft. Seitel, fiimwm President. The "««• cost to shoppers" aspect of the buncan program results fwtn a unique parking meter the company has designed that automatically gives shoppers tokens when operated in the normal fashion. The tokens are then redeemed for a parking refund by participating merchants when a purchase is made. Called the "Golden Circle Validating Parking Meter", the unit was unveiled recently before traffic control professionasl attending the International Mu- nicipal Parking COfignss In Toronto A gold., circular decal plays a major identification role in the Duncan system. Each meter head clearly displays the emblem while each merchant also displays It in his windows to indicate participation in the program. _____ Your money more today Why give away any of it by accepting less thai} a top return on your savings? TOP PASSBOOK RETURN PER YEAR COMPOUNDED QUARTERLY DAILY DIVIDENDS add or withdraw any amount at anytime. TOP CERTIFICATE RETURN PER YEAR BONUS (SAVINGS CERTIFICATES Araflable fa »1,000 multiples 38 months of guaranteed bonus amounting to *4 of \% *bovt the passbook fate before or after maturity \ —Before maturity, certificates earn *. daily at the passbook rate ,^A^r nifWritsr, certifioatw earn — i Bam the most. Save by mail fo«l^ SIX-MONTH SAVINGS CERTIFICATES • Available in $5,000 certificates or any $1,000 multiple over $5,000 • Withdrawals permitted any time • Quarterly dividends payable at pass* book rate prior to maturity FIRST FEDERAL * Up AN A 9 80 C I ATI ON STATE &WAU, ALTON, ILL, 62002 But Mart Maintains Moderate Uptrend NEW YORK (AP)-The stock market maintained a generally higher trend this afternoon despite a ragged performance by industrial blue chips. Trading was moderate. Gains outnumbered losses by about 170 Issues on the New York Stock Exchange. The desultory showing by key Industrials, however, caused a loss of M at 895.45 in the Dow Jones Industrial average. the market was a little higher at the opening and improved very gradually. Because' of the three-day trading week, the cooling down of speculative spirit and the unwillingness to be overextended on the four-day weekend coming up, purchasers were cautious. The Associated Press average of 60 stocks at noon was up .1 at 339.3 with industrials off .6, rails up .6, and utilities up .1. American Broadcasting which, soared 11% Monday to 69^ after Hughes Tool Co. made known 12 Selected Stocks Following are today's 1 p.m. quotations of New York Stock Exchange issues research has indicated are widely held in the Alton area as supplied to the Alton Telegraph by Newhard Cook & Co., from its Alton branch office. The New York Exchange closes daily at 2:30 p.m. (Alton time), so these are not the closing quotations: AT&T 507/ 8 General Motors 79% a tender of $74.25 a share for two million shares of ABC, dropped more than a point. The management of ABC said it would oppose the Hughes offer, which it called inadequate. On the American Stock Exchange prices made a fairly solid advance. Soybeans in Sharp Drop On Mart CHICAGO (AP) — Soybean futures prices declined sharplj today on the Chicago Board o Trade Tuesda.y but grain prices were irregular. Wheat futures advanced nearly one cent a bushel and then prices fell back to about their previous lows. Soybeans came under selling pressure when prices of soybean meal and soybean oil weakened. The trade in the soybean complex appeared to be mostly local. A labor problem that has brought a shutdown of two processing plants spread to Minnesota today. Obituaries Ghent Mrs. Florence Ghent, 81, 2631 Krum St., a resident of Alton or 67 years, died at 1:20 a.m. oday at St. Anthony's Hospital after being In 111 health for two months. Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Philip McFarland, she was bom Oct. 2, 1886, In Greene Church, will officiate at services at 10: SO a.m. Friday. Interment will be in Upper Alton Cemetery. Nims in death by two daughters Mid a son. Cameron !ounty. Her marriage to Louis P. rhent, who preceded her In death, took place July 29, 1911, in Alton. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Darward Erwin, Alton; Miss Vera Ghent, with whom she made her honie; a son, Robert, Alton; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a sister, Mrs. Ruby Beck, Alton. A brother and a sister also preceded her in death. The Rev. Paul S. Krebs will officiate at services at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Gent Chapel followed by burial in Upper Alton Cemetery. Friends may call at Gent hapel after 7 p.m. today. Granite City Steel 22% Wheat was unchanged to cent a bushel higher, July 1.26% corn, was % lower to % higher; July 1.11%; oats were % to % lower, July 69% cents; rye was % to % lower, July 1.10% and Olin Mathieson 36% Owens-lilinois 57% Shell Oil 65% Sinclair Oil 79% Mobil Oil 46% Standard Oil (Ind.) ...... 52% Standard Oil (N.J.) 68% U.S. Steel 39% Sears 70 Clark Oil 63% Squibb Beechnut 46 Produce Prices 'At St. Louis ST. LOUIS (AP) -Eggs and poultry: Eggs, consumer grades: A large 28-31, A medium 20-24, A small 13-15, B large 21-23; whole sale grades, standard 20-22, unclassified 19-20. soybeans were July 2.663,4. to 1% lower, Livestock Prices At East St. Louis NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111 (AP) — Estimates for Wednes day: Hogs 6,000; cattle 1,500 calves 100; sheep 300. ' Hogs 6,000; barrows and gilt steady to 25 higher; 2-3 190-24 Ibs 21.75-22.75; 3-4 240-280! Ib 20.75-22.00; sows l-S^ 300-450! "Ib 18.00-19.25; 2-3 450-650 17.00-1;8.00 Cattle 3,000; calves 200; steer choice 950-1,200 Ibs 26:"50-27.50 heifers choice 750-950 Ibs 25.5C 26:75; cows utility 17.00-18.50 bulls 21.50-23.50; vealers goo and choice vealers 26.00-34.00 calves 19:00-24.00. Weigler George E. Weigler Sr., 79, 2 alnut Court, who had been in ailing health for a number of ears, died at 8:15 a.m. today. The son of the late Mr. and •Irs. Andrew Weigler, he was orn Sept. 21, 1888, in Mt. 01- ve. Mr. Weigler was employed at t. Olive as a coal miner, be- ore coming to Alton 50 years go, Where he was employed at Owens - Illinois Glass Co. for everal years, and at Interim- ional Shoe Co., Hartford, where le retired from in 1956 after 18 ears of service. He was married in St. Louis, o the former Mae Fenwick, who survives, June 15, 1909. The couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1959. Beside his widow, he is also survived by four daughters, Mrs. Fern McPherson, Edgewood, Calif.; Mrs. Audrey Mennemeyer, Jersey ville; Mrs. Lucille Pizinger, Wood River; Mrs. Clara Johnsan, Joppa, Maryland; five sons, Roy, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Edward, Jersey ville;. Harold, Fail-fax, Va.; George,. 'Godfrey:;, an'd'MaJ. Robr, ^stationed .... in Viet CARROLLTON-Private funeral services were held Monday at the Mehl Funeral Home, Carrollton, for James Nims, with Ralph Granquist in charge. Burial was in Carrollton City Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Dr. A. D. Wilson, Charles Meek, Dr. Harold Horn, Dr. Fred Walters, William Moore, and William Vogt. Mr. Nims, a jeweler and a resident of Carrollton for 23 years, died unexpectedly Satur day evening of a heart seizure. Born Dec. 15, 1914, in Carlin- vllle, he was a son of Mrs. Beulah Nims, and the late Frank T. Nims. A World War II veteran and a member of the Christian Science Church of Jerseyville, he was married Sept. 14, 1948. to the former Olive Hilton, who survives. Surviving beside his mother and widow, are a daughter. Judy, at home; and a sister, Mrs. Alice Granquist of Florida. CARROLLTON—Thomas Cameron, 89, of Carrollton, was found dead Monday at his home. He had been in failing health for some time. A native of Nebraska, he was born June 18,1870. Surviving are three sons, fiarl, Rantoul, 111.; Verl, Birmingham, Ala.; Robert, also of Birmingham; two daughters, Mrs. Althie McPherson, Tex.; Mrs. Dorothy Folkers, Pensacola Fla.; 14 grandchildren and four great- grandchildren; a sister Mrs. Hazel Johnson Rushville HI.; and a brother, Stewart, Rushville. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Mehl Funeral Home, Carrollton, followed by burial in Carrollton City Cemetery. Friends may call at the Mehl Funeral Home after 4 p.m. Wednesday. Dawson Segraves GREEFIELD — Mrs. Ann Dawson, a former resident of the Greenfield area, died Saturday at Bonner Springs, Kans. She is survived by a son, Raymond, of Wood River. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. today at Rose Hill Cemetery near- Greenfield. The Shields Funeral .Home was in charge. ert nam .nine grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren. A daughter, Marcella, and six brothers and sisters also preceded him in death. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Hens, heavy 11-12; light over 5% Ibs 8; under 5% Ibs 5; broilers and fryers 28-2814. Sheep 500; spring lamb choice and prime 90110 Ibs 26.00 28.00; ewes 6.00-8.00, . : Thursday at Gent Chapel where Rev. Henry 0. Moore, pastor of College Avenue Presbyterian 1 ' * v i •' ' - •• ' . YOUR SAVINGS This aluminum folding chair is your Germania Savings gift* when you start a new account with $200.00 or more or add $200.00 or more to your present account. This attractive chair js an ideal extra for outdoor picnics, camping, riverbank fishing* patio parties and carrying in your car. You will enjoy our lawn chair gift. Besides, at Germania Savings your passbook accounts earn the most with 4 3/4% daily dividends. Ask about our bonus accounts that earn 51/4%. Offer ends July 15th. Be the first to join the happy parade of green chairs from Germania Savings. *One chair to an account, none mailed Springman JERSEYVILLE—Howard Raymond Springman, 63, a resident of Fieldon, died at 4:40 a.m. Tuesday at Jersey Community Hospital. He was born July 28, 1904, in Jersey County. Survivors are his widow, Nancy G.; five stepdaughters, Mrs. Wilbur Holmes, Alton; Mrs. Doris Kelly, Sterling, 111.; Mrs. Wayne Halboth, Compton, 111.; Mrs. William Reedy, Fresno, Calif.; Mrs. William Plato, Jerseyville; two stepsons, Donald E. Martin, Jerseyville; Glen N., Rock Island, HI.; a sister, Mrs. Wilson Carstens, Jerseyville; 16 grandchildren; and two foster brothers, Edward Phipps, Kane; and Pearl Scott, Fieldon. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Wednesday at Jacoby iBrothers Funeral Home, where services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday with Rev. Leonard Todd officiating, interment will be in White Cemetery. CARROLLTON — Mrs. Elona Hardcastle Segraves, 702 Maple Ave., Carrollton, died at 1 a.m. Monday at Boyd Memorial Hospital where she had been hospitalized for a day. She had been in failing health for a year. Born in Greene County, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Eldred. Mrs. Segraves was affiliated with the Presbyterian and Methodist Churches in Carrollton. She was a member of the P.E.O. Lodge and the LMI Club of Carrollton. Only survivor is a brother, Meade Eldred, Cathedral Cfty, Calif. Her husband, Thomas J. Segraves, preceded her in death. Visitation will begin after 3 p.m. today at the Hires Funeral Home, Carrollton, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday by Dr. Frank Marston. Burial will be in Carrollton City Cemetery. This Handy Lawn Chair Harris WORDEN — The body of Fred H. Harris, 77, of Worden, will be taken to Sidney, HI. for graveside .services at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Sidney City Cemetery, with Rev. Roger Thomas, Worden Christian' Church, presiding. Visitation will begin after 5 p.m. Thursday at the Williamson Funeral Home, Worden. Mr. Harris, a resident of Worden for 38 years, died at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday at Litchfield Nursing Home, Litchfield. A retired Granite City Steelworker, he was born June 30, 1891, in Sidney, 111., to the late Mr. and Mrs. William Harris. A World War I veteran, he leaves his widow, the former Mabel Hardyman, whom he married Oct. 1, 1919; two sons, Vernon, Worden; William, Cor- velis, Oregon; a step-son, Enos Gallion, Danville, 111.; 17 grandchildren; and six great - grandchildren. He was also preceded Windshield Shattered EDWARDSVILLE — Edwardsville police today reported that unknown persons shot several holes in a truck which was parked at the Idlewood Restaurant while the driver was having dinner. Verlyn Cox of Rock Falls, 111., driver of a truck belonging to Northern Illinois Transit Co. of Sterling, summoned police to the Idlewood Restaurant on St. Louis Road Monday night when he discovered his truck had been damaged. He told police that the shooting had apparently occurred sometime between 9:30 and 11:30 p.m., while he was in the restaurant for dinner. Police discovered two .38-caliber slugs in the truck, both of which had apparently entered through the windshield, damaging not only the glass but two jackets in the truck cab. ALTON" WELDON B. WELCH Visitation 2 p.m. today. Funeral 1 p.m. Wednesday, Smith Funeral Home. ALBERT P. BELANGER Genww Savings t and loan Association Services Gent Chapel, 1 p.m. Wednesday Rev. Paul S. Krebs, officiating Burial Valhalla Memorial Park In state at the Chapel after 2 p.m. Tuesday Masonic Services, Franklin Lodge No. 25 7:30 p.m., Tuesday FLORENCE GHENT Services 3 p.m. Wednesday, Gent Chapel. Rev. Paul S. Krebs, officiating. Burial Upper Alton Cemetery. In state at the Chapel after 7 p.m. today. GEORGE E. WEIGLER, SR. Visitation 2 p.m. Thursday. Services 10:30 a.m. Friday, Gent Chapel, Rev. Henry O. Moore, officiating. Burial Upper Alton Cemetery. 649 Ewit Broadway, Alton, Illinois 62002 flwne; 6181465-6543 4

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