Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 23, 1953 · Page 34
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 34

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, April 23, 1953
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THURSDAY, APRIL If, 1983 ALTON TRLSORAPH Upper Alton FHONI 36446 At Work Palme* Brown, 3802 Ttwmti Av«,, ii tn Alton Memorial HOT. ptttl for e*amin«tt0n after he collapsed while leaving work Tun* day. Tht Owens-lUlnoii Olau Co. tm> ptoyt was ruthtd to the hofpttil where he la undergoing teiti, Mri. Brown f aid that two yean age her huiband wai in the hospital niN fering from a partly conapted lung, Re ia retting comfortably but it it not known when he will be discharged, A granddaughter ot Mr. and Mrs. Brawn, Jone Ellen Gill, was taken to the same hospital Monday after diagnosis showed her suffering from rheumatic fever, The child resides with her grandparent* much of the time, Mrs, Brawn aaid, and is in the first grade at Mlltpn School. Physicians said the serious ailment was caught in the early stages and Jone Ellen probably will have no serious aftereffects. She is resting comfortably. Mrs. Brown said the child recovered from the measles recently. Meanwhile, at least four other area residents are in the hospital or have been discharged recently. Robert Whitcsidp. 1805 Main St.. long ailing, was entered at Alton Memorial Hospital Tuesday In H serious condition. The 76-year-old man had two blood transfusion* Tuesday, one Wednesday and he is expected to have additional ones today. Whlteslde has had almost 40 transfusions since he became ill about four months ago. It is not known when he will be discharged. CarlHlnners, 3613 K. Doerr St., is in Alton Memorial Hospital for treatment of a painful abdominol condition. His condition is improving and he is expected to be discharged within a few days. Alois Lowe, 2100 Locust St., was discharged from St. Joseph's Hospital Wednesday after he entered Tuesday for treatment. His condition is satisfactory but he is expected to re-enter the hospital later. Bill Lawrence, 2327 Brandt St., was discharged from_ Alton Memorial Hospital Wednesday after undergoing X-ray tests for an abdominal condition. Lawrence is employed at McDonald Aircraft Co., St.. Louis County, and will not return to work until results of the tests are known. Request for Rummage Altar Society of St. Matthew's •Church requested all interested in < donating rummage to the sale they i are conducting Friday should have the articles at the church before 7 tonight. Sale will be held beginning at 9 a.m. tomorrow at 517 Belle St. Generality Ginger, the young mother dog. that bestowed several pup on Mrs. Thelma Baker, 3933 Hlllcrest St., as only part payment tot saving her life, has expanded her generosity. In nightly more than an hour after the Telegraph wai circulated Tuesday, carrying newt of the bounttfulneti of Oinaer, her entire family ot two female and three male pupa had been given out to callers, Mrs. Baker said Ginger missed the family for awhile, but seeming* ly has become content that her pupa got good homes. For the many disappointed callers, who dropped by the Baker home until 11 that night, and on through the next day seeking one of Ginger's pups, the consolation '. they have Is that the dog has many (toys ahead of her. And her gener-; oftity will Increase rather than lessen. Ginger will never forget that she was saved from being shot because j she was declared useless to people,, and In the way. j Judging by the more than 20 j callers who did not. get any 01 her pups, Ginger feels now she ha* found her niche. She has a true mission In life. She'll keep that in mind whenever someone again wants to shoot her. Billy Graham Coming Mere Evangelist Billy Graham will be guest speaker at chapel, May 6, at' Shurtleff College, Dr. David A. Weaver, president, announced today, j The Internationally-known speaker was originally scheduled to appear at the chapel April 29. Ministers throughout the area and the public are Invited, Dr. Weaver said. Chapel hour begins at 10 a.m. Mearior* Back from Vacation Mr. a'nd Mrs, Wesley Meador, 3021 Forest Dr. returned recently after a 7-day tour of mid-south ', states which included a visit to Hot Springs, Ark. The couple also stopped in Little Rock, Ark., Memphis, Tenn. and motored through parts of Kentucky j They stopped in Pearcy, Ky. to visit a former Alton area resident, ; Frank Hcnnegar, who moved to that town about four years ago. Mrs. Meador said they had fine weather on the trip'but returned 1 in time to get the full blast of' cold weather in- Alton over the weekend. , , Curdle Team Loses Basketball team of Curdle Heights Baptist Church lost its first tournament game Wednesday ' night and will play for consolation j prttt ton! 0h t at Lincoln gym* naitum, Salt Alton. Pleasant View defeated Curdle and Friendship won over Mf. Gideon. The winners play tonight at 6 and the lowers play at 7. Strartlef! Setence fair iatnrday Mort than 200 exhibits are expected at the southwestern district Junior Academy of Science fair at Shu rtleft College, Saturday and high schools from at least 10 coun* ties will send entrants. Exhibition will be held in the three corridors of the college administration building from 0 a, m. until 3 p. m. The general public is invited. Professor Loren K. Freeman, Shurtleff instructor of chemistry and biological sciences, chairman in charge of the fair, said that in addition to exhibits there would be field trips and movies, Award winners will be eligible to compete at a later Macomb fair and those Successful there may have projects held over for exhibition at the Illinois State Museum at Springfield. Purpose ot the Shurtleff fair, Professor Freeman said, Is to assist all youth In understanding the Influence of science on human life. DIUemnrpA In Minneapolis The Rev. and Mrs. Eldon Dlltr- more of Shurlleff College are In Minneapolis whore she is attending the 39th National meeting of the American Association ot Col- loglnte Registrars and Admissions Officers which started Monday and ends today, Mrs. Dlttemore, registrar at Shurtleff, said they drove through snow storms to reach Minneapolis and the countryside looks as if it were the middle of winter there. Several speakers of national reputation spoke before the delegates and there were workshops In various phases of college admission and registration practices, Mr. and Mrs. Roe Move Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Roe, formerly of 1728 Clawson St., moved early this week to a home they have bought at 3614 Berkeley Ave. The couple resided at the Clawson address for about a year and a half. He Is employed in the office of Illinois Bell Telephone Co. Mr. and Mrs. Ro6 are parents of a five-month-old child, Richard. Alderman, Mm. Brown to Leave Alderman and Mrs. Walter C. Brown will leave Alton Saturday for Chadron, Neb., where he will be manager of the city beginning Mayl, Brown, in a farewell talk before the Alton council meeting Wednes* day night, thftnked all of his friends and "even those who opposed some of ray Ideas", Me said he learned much from his four years as Seventh Ward aldermen. Chadron has a population of about 5,000 and adopted city man* ager government three years ago, Brown led an unsuccessful campaign to change the Alton government to the manager plan last fall. He did not seek return to office In the .recent city election. Brown was one of the youngest aldermen to serve in Alton's his* tory. Me was elected at 25 while attending Shurtleff College. He has a degree in business administration and has'been doing post graduate work at Washington University, St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Brown have a two- year-old daughter, Valerie. Renockes Move to Alny St. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Benecke, formerly of 1220 Pine St.. moved Tuesday to a home they have bought at 2418 Alby St. The couple had lived on Pine St. for 14 years. They retained ownership ot the property for the present. Mr. «nd Mrs. Bfnorke have two daughters, Miss Norma Benecke and Miss Margie Benecke. Shurtleff Choir Tour Shurtleft College choir will leave Saturday on the annual spring tour during which they will give nine concerts at widely scattered Illinois communities. The group o'f 35 mixed voices Is under direction of Professor Max Hodges. Ken Wikovvsky, of the college staff, was In charge of arrangements for the tour. The parly will travel by chartered bus and it Is scheduled to return Thursday. Concerts will be presented at the following: Saturday afternoon at the Illinois State Baptist Youth Congress, Mattoon, where more than 1,000 persons are expected to hear the choir. Sunday they will appear at 'the First Baptist Church of Decat ur. Monday at the Sullivan High School before an assembly. Monday night they will appear at the First Baptist Church of Aurora. Tuesday a concert will be presented at the Rock Falls High School and that night they will A, W, Bean Heads RoxanaUnitBoard Reorganisation Meeting Held Tuesday Night ROXANA - The Board of Ed« j itcation of Roxana Community Unit 1 NO. 1 held its reorganisation meet* ing for 195344 school year at the high school Tuesday evening. 1 A l b e r t W. Bean, recently reelected to the board, has complet- | ed 10 years on the high school and I unit district boards. Mr. Bean was ! named president of the newly or- i ganlzed board, and Omar D. Phelps 'was re-elected secretary. Other i members are t>r. W. V. Roberson, Stanley W. Woods, Maurice Legate and D, H. Hunter. The board accepted the resignations of Mrs. Beverly Walker, Miss Francos Reed and Mrs. Nada Stollar teachers In the unit. Miss Jean Ann Gummershelmer, a graduate of Southern Illinois University was employed as a kindergarten teacher for the coming term. Mr. W 1111 a m s of Rosewood HelRhls, reprpnentlng parents of , appear at the First Baptist Church of Sterling. Wednesday they will sing before an assembly of the high school at Sterling and that night will'close the tour with a concert at the First Baptist Church of Canton. Good Attendance At Revival Good attendance was reported at. the opening of the two-week revival Wednesday night at Hillcrest Church of the Nazarene, 3316 Hlll- crest Ave., the Rev. William Kelly, pastor, said. Evangelist G. H. Harmon, of Dccatur, had as topic of his address, "When They Had Prayed". The minister covered the points: "What Is Prayer?"; "Kinds of Prayer"; "Prayer of Courage"; and "Prayer of Victory". Leo SUhllng presented a vocal solo. The Rev. Harmon's subject tonight will be, "Redemption of Time." Meetings will be held nightly starlingTit 7:30 until May 3. parochial student In that area, <ff*» cut led tfintportttton problems with the board. A committee will be selected to consider the problem with school administrators. Mr. Bean announced the board committees win be appointed at the next meeting. Cmtrt of Honor ROXANA - Boy Seoyt Troop 28 sponsored by the Roxana Rotary Chih will stage a Court of Honor at the Community hjiilding at 7:30 p. m. Friday. William Wrest Is scoutmaster and Gordon Kennedy assistant scoutmaster. The court of honor includes those receiving regular advancements. The highlight of the evening will be the awarding of the Eagle Rank, highest award tn scouting, to Donald Kennedy, a member of Troop 26 and a student at Milllkln University In Decatur. Don graduated from Roxana High School in (he class ot 19S2. Carl Million, scout executive of the Plasa Bird Council, will speak at the meeting. Parents of all scouts are Urged to f.ttend. Cancer Crttundfc In I'rngrcM ROXANA — Mm. Ralph Damcr, charlman of the cancer fund drive i in the, village, announced today other helpers are Dan Bost, Roy Frascr, .Donald Carmner, Mrs. Gordon Kennedy, Miss Willene Collman and Terry Wrest. The Future Homcmakcrs of America of the Roxnna High School will collect money at. the high school. An assembly program will be given next Monday at the high school and an Alton doctor wjlll speak. Collecting Eyeglasses ROXANA — Explorer Scouts of Troop 63 sponsored by the Presbyterian Church are collecting eye glasses for donation to needy people. These glasses will be sent to an organization where they will be repaired and 'distributed free of charge to people who cannot afford to buy them. , Residents of Wood River and Roxana who have glasses to donate please notify Curtis Cox, 4-5253 or Bob Hunt, 4-6878 and an Explorer' will be around to collect them. Plan Tag Day ROXANA—The Ways and Means Commercial Clrjb of Bnnker Hilt in Meet BUNKER HILL-At the Commercial Club meeting which fel* lowed a dinner at Foreman'! Cafe Thursday evening, members discussed the sewage system and water supply. ' A committee will be named to see If It would be cheaper to bring water to Bunker Hill than to have a city system. The Commercial Club will assist at the annual picnic given by the Allied Club this summer. A bulletin board is to be placed in the bank where all letters from the State Chamber of Commerce will be placed. t Membership cards are being printed for new members received in the membership drive. Fifteen attended the meeting. Bunker Hill Notes BUNKKR HILL — John Price, Lewis Hollmeyers, and Foster Keagle, representatives from the office of Vernon Nickel, visited the B^Ef ^^^u^^^^^^o^ women II0nofto Committee of the Bank Boosters have completed plans for lag day Friday evening and Saturday, for the purpose of raiding fund* for the grade school band uniforms. Walter Huebner wHl he In charge of South Rexana; Mrs. Charles Harbke, North Roxana; Ogle Thomas, Wood River area; ant! Donald Isted, Rosewood Heights There will be helpers to supervise the children. WSC8 Attends District Meet ROXANA — MM. Emil Hessl, Mrs. Louis Trlbout and Mrs. Charles Wlegand, member! of the South Roxana Women's Society of Chris^ tlan Service of the Methodist Church, attended a district WSCS meeting Tuesday at the Main Street Methodist Church In Alton. Troop 20 Plan Play ROXANA - Intermediate Girl Scouts of Troop 26 met Wednesday afternoon at the Little House and made plans tor a play to be given Mothers' Day. Games were played conducted by the leaders, Mrs. Herbert Ball and Mrs. Al Kartaan. A treat was served by Claire Lauchner. ProgTfftnl OfWCAWrtfc "Women's A Alton" was nieeentetf 1UC the tewng Women'! MKiatton in observance al YWCA Weefc, and wti by a dinner, The itflty ~0f women's influenot in the ity for the past 100 years wa* OrV folded ai special tribute wtrpifd to those being honored. , Mrs, 0. C. K, HutOhtmwn 4MB tribute to Mrs. Cora D. ftehlirnft Mrs. M. Nelson Sehwepp* to Mri, Sophia Demuth arid Ml*, H. fit Schweppe, and Mlsa Helen Rr«f*» othan to Mlia Katharine v*. OfoH- Inson, Mrs. Rohland and Mill Dickinson will be remembered Hi leaders In Alton musical circlet, and Mrs. Demuth and Mri, Schweppe for their activities Irt the civic program of Alton. Mrs. J. Russell Dale spoke of Mrs. Paul B. Cousley's contribution to the community as a writer, arid Mrs. Robert" H. Levls «, told Of ; what the William Eliot Smith fam* lly has done and is doing for Alton « as she paid tribute to Miss Eunice C. Smith. Mrs, Cousley and Mist Smith were present at the dinrtet, The Kupples Klub sang, cfafti were exhibited, and a water btllil took place after the formal program acquainting the a part of the YWCA's activit Narrator for "Women'l Itshments in Alton" wai D. Johnson, president of the board. Spiders do not allow dew ft **• main on their webs for long. Tftly pluck at the foundation lines and t set the web to vibrating, which shakes off the dew Baseball Shoes s 6 |". W Sizes 6 to 13 $".95 up WitteU STATE & BROADWAY ALTON WOMEN'S DOUBLES TOURNAMENT This Saturday and Sunday You Bowl en One Pair of Alleys, 70$ Handicap. 360 Scratch. Total Cost $2.00 Per Bowlir Guaranteed Prizes $50.00 - $35,00 ACME BOWLING ALLEYS school Tuesday and Wednesday for inspection. County superintendent of schdOll,. Charles McGee, spoke to the sen* lor class Tuesday on availabl^Cdl- lege scholarships. ROOM 505 COMMERCIAL BUILDING 205 W. Third St.. Alton BRING US ALL YOUR BILLS WE'LL PAY THEM ON PAYMENTS YOU CAN AFFORD^, AND GET YOU OUT OP DEBT " One Place to Pay—Not a Loan Co ft -981 USE OUR LAY-AWAY PLAN! UNITED/ MEN'S SHOPS Inc. 4 BIG STORES y TO SERVE YOU • 818 Belle St., Alton, Telephone S.4713 • 1862 Washington Ave., Alton, Telephone 3-7428 • 36 JS. Ferjfuson, Wood River, Telephone 4-8433 • 5938 Easton, St. Louis, FI 5484. JACKETS [Gabardinei, nylons, [tackle twills. Perfect I for d r e s * or sport. (Broken sizes. Come] 1 early for these. LEATHER JACKETS [Genuine cappskinj [hnrnehlrtrn Included . [Several style*. (Small Sizet Only) Values to 522.50 BIG REMOVAL SALE! THANKS TO YOUR LOYALTY AND YOUR FAITHFUL PATRONAGE WE ARE MOVING OUR 313 BELLE ST. ALTON STORE TO LARGER QUARTERS ON OR ABOUT MAY 1. TO SHOW OUR APPRECIATION WE ARE OFFERING ENTIRE STOCK OF MEN'S WEAR AT BIG REDUCTIONS - DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY TO SAVE $ $ $ SUITS! SUITS! SUITS! ONE OF GREATER ALTON'S BIGGEST SELECTIONS AT UNHEARD OF LOW PRICES A group of odds and ends in all wool, y«ar 'round Suits and Tropical and Cord Suits in broken sizes. ValuM to $45.00. Fr«« cuff alterations. 100% wool worsteds for year 'round wear, and a iew all wool tropicals in assorted patterns. One and two button models. 14 34 77 77 Special group of all wool Suits. Stripes and checks and some summer weight suits. Formerly sold at $39.50. Really fine values. Wonderful selection of 100% wool Sharkskins and Gabardines and worsteds. Values to $55.00. Every suit a wonderful value, Free cuff alterations. 29 39 77 77 Whites, check*, plaid*. Odd* and end* of better icrade (port *hirti. Every shirt ft money saver, Va/ues (o $9.95 UKtmrdlnei, PUated and fronts. Vc/uei (o 19,95 Riineoih 11SWEATERS11 LEISURE COATS Ntttemally It n e w • with BiMijf*** tHfer*a p?tea tact still You will the oame quality. TsirUife [buys. Veto** to HU0 A14, WOOI, |« SOI4QS and CHECKS Vdut< to Ii 95 [All wool coaU. P«r- Ifect with an ««tra (pair of pant*. Small land medium tl*MJ laaly! V0/UM to HATS Wide *nd a a r r • w | bands. In good choke, of colors. \ot all] in all color*. Vo/ue* to 57.50 BELTS H TOPCOAT RIOT! IN a 11 onallv [ make*. All leather . , . born* with I n i t i a I j I buckle*. ll wool coat* tn broken color* and site*. 17 Coats in Group SPORT COATS wool* in rbcclnl and plaid*. 84, at, S«| I only. AND SPORT SHIRTS I Nationally known' [brand*. I a white. [•trip**, talld coloir*, with French VaJu*i lo M.9I (Fine all leather thMtl lia natieiwUy fc»ew*J [brand* Not aU timJ IRMlly fUe vthMfcl (Buy 9 or I pin ti| (thtepriee. to tUM 77

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