Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 22, 1953 · Page 20
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 20

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, April 22, 1953
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22,1953 ALTON SVBN1NO TBLEORAPH PAOK Wood River Legion Auxiliary Receives Several Citations WOOD RIVER. — American Legion Auxiliary of Pott 904 haw received ft number of state and national citations which ..were read at the Monday evening meeting at Legion Hall, Recognition has been received from both the state and national organizations for having 100. per cent membership before Jan, 31. Another citation came from the state department for outstanding co-operation in contributions to the eight point rehabilitation program, Plans for Poppy Day, May 22-23, were discussed, Mrs, Donald Boren is poppy chairman, The May 4 meeting of the auxiliary will be a potluck supper with district division and county directors as honored guests as well as gold star mothers. Mrs, Leslie Cotton reported that 48 dozen cookies had been supplied by members for Scott Field cooWe Jars. During the social hour prizes were won by Mrs. Cotton and Mrs. Frank L, Panyik, and refreshments served by Mrs, Marie Glover and Mrs. Richard Qtqver, .Attend Brother's Fttnerat' WOOD RIVER. — Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Vemor and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Vernor have returned home following the funeral Saturday in Beaumont, Tex., of the two men's brother, Russel L. Vemor, 69, The Texas man had visited in Wood River several times. He had died April 16 in a hospital follow ing a stroke. At the time of his death he was general superintendent of the southwest marine divl An Amazing Saving—AND TRUE! The average family can save $25 — and more—a yeaV when it buys the LARGE ECONOMY SIZES of the health and grooming aids used daily in the home. Yes indeed — the big size is the BIG BARGAIN . .. especially when you get your favorite nationally advertised brands at our low-as-possible low prices. •RINGS QUICK HiAOACHE RELIEF 100 Tablets FAMILY SIZE BROM0- SELTZER Doe* More for You! $]15 sum roar ECONOMY SIZf TAMPAX 1 I 23c BOX $133 OF 40 Kill* HANDS SOFT AND SMOOTH PACQUINS HMD CREAM row 27c WILDROOT Cream-Oil C HAIR MES100S7C NOXZEMA m 56c LYSOL DISINFECTANT Keep* Your Nursery 'Hospital Clean* CHARLES ANTELL •> LIQUID FORMULA 9 with LANOLIN In Unbreakable Plastic Bottle SQUIBB MILK of MAGNESIA Antacid Mild laxative PHONE 41423 423 237 WOOD RIVER AVE V i TO t DAM S . PH O WOOD RIVER , ILLINOI S ston of thfl Pore Oil Co. Me hid with that firm for 98 yean. Survivors include his wif§ atid two sons; three brothers and two sisters. Wheel Members Feted at Banquet Annual Event Held Monday Night at Godfrey WOOD MVER. - The Wheel, an organization of wives of local Ro« tary members, held an annual banquet at the Mapelette Inn at Godfrey Monday night, with approximately 20 members present. Mrs. Henry Wichman, retiring president, presided at the meeting Both Mrs. Wichman and her suc< cessor, Mrs. Gaines Smith, were presented corsages, and Mrs. Wich man also received a gift. A short program included presentation of several numbers on the accordion by James Brown, a student at East Junior High School in Alton, and a book review by Mrs. Louise Anthony, library supervisor of the Alton school system. The banquet committee was composed of Mrs. Joe Connors, Mrs. Orville Brunjes, Mrs. Roy Adams, and Mrs. Carl Kayser. Next meeting of the organization will be held In June, with the date to be announced later. Return from Trip WOOD RIVER. — Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rice, 403 E. Ferguson Ave., have returned to their home after nine months of vacationing and travel. They were accompanied by their grandson, Lester, 13. Lester arrived here by plane after school was out last summer and their trip took them to his home at Torrance, Calif. He is/ the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lilbourne Rice. The trio traveled to Maryland, Florida and around the southern coast to California. They covered' 15,000 miles. Rice is a Standard Oil Co. annuitant. Rosewood Auxiliary Plans Card Party ROSEWOOD HEIGHTS — A public 'card party May 12 was planned by members of the Rosewood Heights Firemen's Auxiliary Tuesday night when it met in the fire- hall. The group voted to purchase serving trays needed by the organization. Mrs. George Hudson received a prize and refreshments were served by Mrs. William Knetzer and Mrs. James Healey. Next meeting will be May 19 at 6:30 p.m. Evening Golf Lessons Arranged by YWCA Evening golf lessons will open at 6:15 Thursday, April 30 at Rock Spring Country Club. The lessons are sponsored by the Young Women's Christian Association, and Lou Miller, pro, will be instructor. . The evening class has been arranged due to the great response that was made to the morning golf class. A small fee will be charged and registration may be made by calling the YWCA. Madras, India, has cut power use 50 per cent until the June Monsoon brings rain. Read Telegraph Wants Ads. Hold PTA Meet At Brushy Grove ROXANA — The Brushy Grove PTA met Monday evening at fne school. i The teachers presented the program "Alert to Changing Trends in Audio-Vision Education", Mrs. Alice Kuehnet explained phonic cards and wall charts to show the SOUTH! of the letters and a clock in teaching how to tell time. Work books were displayed in each room. The kindergarten modeled Easter hats made in the classroom and Easter baskets and sang "Easter Parade". A film "Tools of Learning" was shown explaining the use of visual aid. Miss Heed's group gave a demonstration lesson using the phonograph and dramatized a story in rhymn and folk dVncing. Mrs, Ann LI p p o 1 d t' s second grade demonstrated a lesson using the film strip "Our Flag". The room count went to Miss Reed first grade room. During the business meeting the group voted to send its president, Mrs. Adam Ivanuck, to the Illinois PTA convention at Peoria April 23 and 24. The closing meeting of .the PTA will be a potluck supper May 17 at the school. Refreshments were served by Mrs, Harm's first grade and Miss Mosley's second grade room mothers, Surprise Birthday Dinner ROXANA — Mrs. Kenneth Hatfield of Rohm Place entertained Sunday at the family home with a surprise birthday dinner in honor of her husband. A potluck supper was served and those attending were: Mrs. Hatfield's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Naylor of South Roxana; Mr. and Mrs. Russell Reed, Mr. and Mrs. James Disher 'and son and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Mathis of Wood River. Farewell Party ROXANA — Mrs. Joseph Lambert of Doerr Ave., 'entertained Monday with a farewell handkerchief shower for Mrs. George Cummins of Doerr Ave., who with her husband and children will move Saturday to a farm they have purchased in Unionville, Mo. Games were ployed and prizes won by Mrs. Ralph Rader, Mrs. Clarence Hardesty, Mrs. John McCleish and Mrs. Grace Arnold of Wood River. Refreshments were served by the hostess. Others attending were: Mrs. Warren Hillman of Hartford; Mrs. Earl McLane, Mrs. Harley Hdward, Mrs. Marvin Wilson, Mrs. Virginia Briggs, Mrs. Alister Grant, Mrs. Clifton Sturgeon, Mrs. George Gilleland, Mrs. Charles Harbke, Mrs. Marion Sapp and Mrs. Ray Salsman. Entertains Club ROXANA — Mrs. Pauline McReynolds entertained members of the Jolly Eight Club Monday evening at he? home in Hartford. Prizes for bunco were awarded to Mrs. Joann McClelland, Mrs. Mabel Reed and Mrs. Nell Disher. Refreshments were served. Other attending were: Mrs. Virginia Hatfield, Mrs. Jeanette Skelton, Mrs. Mary McClelland anq Mrs. Minnie Crews. Mrs. Reed wil entertain the club in two weeks at her home on Thirteenth St. Roxana Notes ROXANA — Mrs. Joseph Robert son of Glasgow, Scotland, arrived Monday evening to spend eigh weeks with her daughter and fam ily, Mr. and Mrs. .Alister Gran HOWARD F. OTSTOT Otstot President Of State Bureau i Howard F. Otstot, secretary- manager, Credit Bureau of Alton, has been elected president of the Associated Credit Bureaus of Illinois, Mr. and Mrs. Otstot, who reside at 3008 Burton St., have returned from South Bend, Ind., where they attended a meeting of Credit Bureaus of Indiana and Iljinois, which opened April 17 and extended through Monday. Mr. Otstot's election took place during the convention. Credit Bureau of Alton is an outgrowth of Alton Retail Merchants Association which was organized 50 years ago, March 23. Boy Drowns in Pool Used for Breeding Frogs AURORA, 111. /P-John Svvanson, /4, drowned Tuesday in a pool used for breeding frogs. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Swanson. SPECIAL THURSDAY - FRIDAY - SATURDAY MILLER'S WOOD RIVER CORNER FERGUSON & WOOD RIVER AVES. have selected 100 COATS and SUITS From Our Washington, Mo.. Ston and An Offering Them UP TO 50 % OFF COATS - SUITS SHORTIES Many Only One ef a Style- Comt Early. AH 35 Quantities Limited Values to $22.98 Values to $34.98 I'nines to 11 18 S 28 We Are Open Friday Night Till Mne MILLER'S Cofier NlCIMM Vd Wood tivfr Aveawt WOOD HVfl Family Affairs of Gt Get Brighter Father, Daughters R*peet Arrival of Bride The family affair* of KJmcr Padgett, former OI who fled from Belgium to Ottprvillr-, 111., with his two small daughters, are apparently well on the way to a solution. He has received word that his Belgian war bride Is coming to the U. S. to Join her family here. Padgett Is residing at Carrollton at the horn? of a World War TT buddy, Mr. and Mrs. Alvln Towers. Padgett Is employed at Owens-Illinois CJlass Co. planl hero. Through the aid of U. S. Rep. Sid Simpson, the 26-year-old Bel- Rinn woman is said to be en route to the U. S. Padgell said yeslerday "she can arrive any day now." This is good news, especially tn the Padgett's two daughters, Neldia Marie, 6, and Linda Lee, 5, who haven't seen their mother since last January when their father unceremoniously picked them up and brought them by plane to the United States. The father had said that he would be glad to make a home for his wife in this country, but would not return to Belgium to become an unwanted foreigner again. He married lht former NeTHe oeron on .Tan. 28,1948, while In tlw Army of Occupation. Mrs. Padgett decided not to flc- romany him home to Ihe United States because of her family, and he returned to Europe as a civil- Ian in May, 1947. The difficulties of trying to make a living In a land proven tw fPMf 00 Padgett «ml nil wife became Hi tranged. He then worked out thS ptaft whereby he seized the tfmgrttertt bwarilctl a plans and arrived Ml St. Louis 19** noun later. Bel* gians officials at the time accused him of kidnaping the children. 0'Bri«n'i Liquid-Lit* keep* wall*, woodwork, and cabinets in your kitchen and bathroom glistening white. Made with exclusive Alki- Therm, It stays white. Easy to use. No brush marks. One coat covert. *2" Qt. O'BRIEN PAINTS TOP QUALITY IINCI BUCK'S Paint and floor Covering Stort 088 E. Broadway. Dial 8-8081 Make 'S3 Your Year for a Mobile Home! TRAVELMAS1R.MOBILE.AIMA and daughter, Lorna, of Doerr Ave. Mr. and Mrs. C. Wood of'Chi- cago have purchased the property of Mr. and Mrs. Clifton .White and children on E. First St. Mr. White has been transferred by the Shell Oil Company to its New York office. Mr. and Mrs. Raleigh Gillis and daughter, Mary Jane, of W. 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