Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 22, 1953 · Page 15
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April 22, 1953

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 15

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PAO« IIXTSBN ALTON BVIHIlfO TBLBORAPH WEDNMDAY, APRlt 23,IMS RffpttUtccm* Ftctorioii i in CarlinviUe City Election CARLtNVlLLE. - Carl Brueg. geman, Republican, was successful In Ms bid for election as mayor here Tuesday defeating incumbent Virgil Clark 1.498 to 956. Republican* also reversed tho tables in the trustees' race and gained a majority em the board of six to four. For the past several ;*ears here it has been a Democrat mayor and a Democratic board. ..1*A£ Boatman, Republican incumbent, was re-electet! city clerk without opposition with 1,557 voles, high on the ticket. Joseph Cerar, Democrat incumbent city treasurer, with 1,363 votes, and John Seaman, Democrat incumbent police magistrate, with 1,357 votes, were both re-elected without opposition. Other contests were in the race for aldermen. Ross Ensminger, Democrat incumbent, won over Dan Pressler, Republican, in the First Ward, 296 to 289; Dan W. Kauerauf, Republican incumbent, won over George Harrum, Democrat, in the Second Ward, 209 to 187; Waltef Frazier, Democrat incumbent, won over McKinley Walton Jr., 249 to 207 in the Third Ward; Norman A. Rosentreter, Republican, won over Victor Selvo Jr., In the Fourth Ward, 300 to 207, and William H. Bentley, Republican, won over John Biondl, Democrat, in the Fifth Ward, 269 to 209. The proposal to establish Daylight Saving Time in the city was defeated 1,212 to 1,130. > Bethalto PTA to Honor Teacher ! BETHALTO — A 25-year scroll Will be presented to one of the teachers in Unit 8 by members of the Parent-Teacher Association at their next meeting May 14. A potluck supper will be served at 6:30 p.m. and arrangements have been made for the school band, under the direction of William Smock, to present musical selections. It was also hoped to have the winners who participated In literary, art, speech and music contests appear on the program. Makes Ballet Costumes BETHALTO — Mrs. Hilda Zimmermann, who daughter, Annette, was pianist at the PTA jamboree Friday, made the ballet costumes which were used by the eight men who took part in the dance. Two corrections were noted in the program as announced: the high school girls' chorus presented selections under the direction of Mrs. Peggy Balster and Leonard Bivens portrayed the part of Sid Ceaser, instead of others mentioned previously. Miller Elected Mayor Tuesday At Bunker Hill BUNKER HILL - Kenneth Miller, incumbent Citizens' party candidate for mayor, was • re-elected in the city election Tuesday over Donald Lee of the Independent party, 297 to 125. Margaret N. Gerdt won tlie city treasurers post without opposition. According to unofficial returns she received 338 votes. , C. M. Miller, father of the present city clerk, was elected clerk without opposition, polling 349 votes. In the race for alderman in the Second Ward, incumbent Herman Dubbelde won over John Teakert 154 to 112. In the First Ward, Thomas Meehan Jr., and G. W. Behrens were elected each polling 101 votes. A. H. Bauer, a write-in candidate for First Ward aWerman received 43 votes. Thomas Meehan Sr., a write-in candidate, won the police magistrate post. Old people in Islington, London, now call for help by putting an SOS Card in the window. Brighton WGronp Entertain Guests BRIGHTON — Members of the Jerseyville Westminster Fellowship were entertained here Sunday evening by the young people of the Presbyterian Church. Discussion for the evening was on the topic "The Christian Altitude on Suffering" led by Sharon Landon. Jane Bott was In charge of the singing with Kathryn McAfee as pianist. Responsive rending by Jeannine McAfee and prayer by Harold Todd. The meeting was well attended by young people from botli churches. Mrs. Melon Irene Marshall and Mrs. M. Edward Breed of Jerseyville accompanied the group. Following the service, refreshments were served in the parish house. Plan Community Sing BRIGHTON - The Sterling School Community Club is planning a community sing Friday evening at 7:30 p. m. at the school. A similar event last year was such a success and enjoyed by all who attended, that it was decided to make It an annual event. John Honens will lead the singing. Mrs. Margaret Carrlgan •and Mrs. Eugene Cox will be hostesses for the evening. Patrons of the school and new residents in the community are Invited to attend and become acquainted. Pvt. Wliltakcr Honored BRIGHTON — Mrs. Vlda Whitaker entertained at dinner Sunday In honor of her youngest son, Vernon, who will leave Thursday for Ft. Lewis, Wash., for overseas duty. The occasion was also to celebrate Vernon's 21st birthday which will be May 3, and so a decorated birthday cake was the table centerpiece. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Whitaker, Alton; Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Whitaker, Godfrey; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cairns Jr. and sons; Mrs. Wayne E. Cotton and Miss Alice and Jack Whitaker, all of Brighton. , Practice for Music, Festival BRIGHTON — Pupils of Bott and Laux Schools met Monday at Ster- liijg School to practice for the annual Unit No. 9 music festival which is to be JVky 17 at Piasa. John Honens, unit music director is planning to have two combined practices each week, Monday and Wednesday, to rehearse for tho program. Brighton Notes BRIGHTON—David Lucker was five years old Mondy and his little playmates came in to help him celebrate. The youngsters enjoyed finger painting and then David* mother, Mrs. Alvin Lucker, had birthday cake and ice cream for them. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Kelsey and family of St. Louis were supper guests of Mrs. Ruth B. Kelsey Sunday evening. Mrs. W. R. Dressel and Miss Frances Dressel of Edwardsville also were visitors on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Blumstein and daughters visited Sunday with Mrs. Dora Smith of Medora Mr. and Mrs. Alber Schmidt and daughter, Emma Jean, visited with her mother, Mrs. Hunt of Foster- NO MORE DEBT WORRIES! Brlnr Hi All Your Bllli — We'll J'.y Them on PtymentiYou C»n Afford »nd Get You Out of Debt. One ri»ee to >JP» y — Not » Loan Company. DEBT MANAGERS, k| Room 509 Commercial Building 305 W. Third St., Alton, 111 Phone 8-8814 WEDGIES -« Walk- » • t • Low and High Heels • Brown t Red t Black burg Sunday afternoon and evening*. Mr. and Mr*. Kdwln Muck visit'- ed Sunday afternoon and evening with their daughter and famly, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Hunt, 0. H. McCann of Springfield visited several days last week with the Robert McCann family. Ronnie Cox visited with his cousins in Cottage Hills on Sunday. Mr. §nd Mm. 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