Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 24, 1953 · Page 8
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 8

Alton, Illinois
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Friday, April 24, 1953
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V SIGHT ALTON EVENING TBLBORAPH FRIDAY, APRIL 24,19M Upper Alton fHONI T«* isststors are making the yetrly dow*ttwteor personal property canvass in the Milton area and §r« running into the same problem* — vlscious dogs, and women who sometimes don't know the make of the family automobile. first deg bite otcurrcd Thurs day morning to deputy assessor Mrs. Virginia Groppel of Wow River. Assessor's office reported that she was approaching a rcsi •dent's hems in the 34-hundred block of Leo St. when a neighbor's dog approached and bit her on the ankte, The animal gave no warning bark nor did Mrs. Gfoppel provoke any attack, she said. Skin was broken on the ankle but the Injury was not serious, However, the woman was treated by a physician who ordered the animal quaran tined when he learned it had no recent anti-rabies shot, Mrs, Gro- pel returned to work today. Deputy assessors for Wood River township are expected to be in the area until May 1. A spokesman for the assessor's office requested that dog owners take special precau tions in confining, their pets while the canvass is being made. The spokesman also said that the work would be speeded if citizens would have information on hand to answer the few questions they are asked. "Many women do not know the year and sometimes even the make of their family car," the spokesman said, "and because men of the house often gone when the canvass is made they should leave this information at home." Assessment on automobiles are tied to the make and year of the Vehicle and thereby any mistake • means an adjustment must be made later which causes great delay in completing the assessment work, the spokesman 1 said. Other simple questions the residents are asked are: how many names. First Patching on Rodger* Restriction of heavy traffic from Rodgers Ave from Brown St. to College Ave. apparently has lengthened the life of the roadway yitijich has caused serious tsouble A past years, city street supervis- 9f, Jack Johnson, said today. T'First patching work since the s'treet was asphalted last summer toas done last week. That was the longest period the heavily traveled street was without repeated repairs. , following organization of an in> provement committee in that area the city posted signs restricting heavy trucks and similar traffic from using the street. Rodgers Ave ; provides a natural link with Mil: ton Rd. which leads to the heavy industrial drea on the east fringes of the Alton area. Johnson said the roadway was repaired and asphalted last summer with a view to the heavy traffic the street carries. "We believe that the absence of WORK SHOES Regular $4.95 Sellers All Sizes in our Selection New Shipment of $8.95 LACE-TO-TOE WORK SHOES 6 95 All leather uppers with cork-rubber lolei. Alton'* Largest Selection of WORK SHOES We'A tern S it in- 804 E. BROADWAY, AWON Between Oak and Spuing Kti. Open Fridayi Until » P.M. repealed patching since then at- fpafs that traffic restriction and the work done on Rodger* Ave., have helped lessen the problem which residents of ihat area have had for so many years", Johnson said. Johnson said that considerably patching work is being done on Oakwood Ave. in the Upper Alton area and that mdre will be done. He said there was about four days additional work on the street. Johnson gave no starting date for the yearly asphalting of streets but, he said he .hoped it "would be soon" as the job is a long one. Cnlvary Class to Granite City Intermediate Sunday school class of Cnlvary Baptist Church will go to Granite City tonight as guests at a social given by a similar class at the Calvary Baptist Church there. In other news, the Rev. J. Curtis Martin, pastor, and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Jenkins and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Jenkins went to St. Louis Thursday night to hear Evangelist Billy Graham at Kiel Auditorium. Several, groups of Calvary Baptist members have heard the young preacher at the revival which began this week. Baby Seriously til Kenneth, 18-morfth-old son of Mr. and Mrs. George Christopher, 2803 1 /4 North St., was believed re covering today at St. Joseph's Hospital after suffering a severe infection which caused his temperature to rise to 105 degrees. The baby was entered Wednesday with an infection of the throat and a bronchial condition. A member of the family said the child improved rapidly and may be discharged in a few days, Meanwhile, at least six other area residents are in hospitals or have been discharged recently. Miss Shirley Gaddy, 3420 Gillham Ave., is in Alton Memorial Hospital with a serious abdominal infection. The young woman spent about a week in the skme hospital for treatment of the ailment and was discharged Monday. However, her condition became such overnight that she re-entered Tuesday morning. A member of 'the family said her condition is satisfactory. Two sons of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin L. Taylor, 1634 Main St., underwent surgery for removal of tonsils and adenoids. They are Eugene 6, and Michael, 4. The boys en- :ered Wednesday and may be discharged Saturday. Both are in good condition, Taylor is employed at the postoffice. Miss Jennie Wood, 1305 Clawson St., was expected to be discharged today from Alton Memorial Hospital after entering Tuesday for tests. Her condition is satisfactory. Kenneth Howard, 2201 Maxey St., s expected to be discharged with- n a few days after undergoing minor surgery Thursday at Alton Memorial Hospital. His condition is good. He entered Wednesday. Dora Kochersperger, 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Kocli- ersperger, 2951 Hilcrest Ave., underwent surgery Thursday for removal of tonsilp and adenoids at Alton Memorial Hospital. Her condition is satisfactory although she suffered complications because of unusually enlarged adenoids. Lance Richard, 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Richards, 3700 Western Ave., was discharged Thursday from Alton Memorial Hospital after undergoing surgery for removal of tonsils and adenoids. The Milton School pupil entered Tuesday. Surgery was performed Wednesday. His condition is satisfactory. Some Storm Damge Washouts were at a minimum n the Milton and Upper Alton area r rom Thursday night's heavy rain although some residents in newer lomes reported guillies were cut through their yards by the rushing water. Little damage to shrubbery, sewer blockings and similar troubles, that plagued other sections of the Alton area, were reported. A heavy culvert pipe was washed from a hillside at Leroy and Olrnstead Way and roiled downhill to HiUcrest Ave. where it plunged into the creek. Hula Cubber* Cub Pack 15 packed them In the other night when the boys showed the older folks how to go Hawaiian. Pen 5 and 6 stole the show when they put on a hula dance. It wasn't one of those impromptu things that somebody used to put life into the meeting. The Cubs came prepared with hula skirts and leis which they had made as den projects. * The meeting, Tuesday night, at Milton school was based on the Hawaiian theme and the hula dance was the grand slam of the event. Other Cubs sang Hawaiian song, played ukuleles and banjos which they had made and Pen 2 demonstrated a Hawaiian finger fight. A film, "Flying to Hawaii" was «ho\vn, Maffhcw Oormley, Institution* representative, received the new charger In behalf of Pack IS from Everett Kelley, district chairman and Leo Ford, district commissioner. Assistant Cubmasfer Rob* ert Lahlein presented registration cards to the committee, den moth ers and Cubs. Lahleln announced that the summer overnight en campment for the pack would be June 20 to 21, The montly paper drive will be held Saturday. Orville Williams, advancement chairman, made several awards. They were: lion badges, Tommy Payne, Jerry Gormley; Bear badge Bobby Creeling, Billy Muehleman; year pins, Billy May, Donny Laird; silver nrrow, Donny 1 Laird; and den chief cord, Jim Gormley. High School Open Mouse Spring open house will be held nt Alton High School Monday from 7:30 to 10 p. m. and the highlight will bo an exhibition from the departments of study. Pri/e winning projects entered in the greater St. Louis Science Fair and others will be on display in the gymnasium. Addition exhibitions will Include health class projects, picture slides by the English department, samples of new books studied at the school, demonstrations of use of geometry in design and semester projects of the foreign language groups. Achievement charts, certificates of award, examples of beginner typing nnd shorthand notes, and demonstrations of office machines will he included in the business department's displays. Signs'and posters to be used in the exhibits are being made by students of the art classes. Light refreshments will be served by some members of the home economics class. Programs are being printed by Bob Halbert, vocational printing student. Cover design is by Kay Travis, art student. Public Invited to Movies Friends and others interested in seeing movies depicting travels of the Rev. William F. Kirkpatrick, former pastor of Edwards Street Assembly of God Church, may do so tonight at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Ebker, 3613 Gillham St. The minister is visiting in Alton from Modesto, Calif. He has movies of Jamica, Cuba, Lake Louise in Canada and films of people and events connected with the Edwards Street -Assembly of God Church down through the years. The Rev. Fitzpatrick said he thought many old timers and some younger people would be interested in the films which he has gathered over the years. There is no charge. The minister is prolonging his stay because of damage to his car when • it was in a collision with another machine at the East Alton underpass on Highway 67 a week ago. W1MA Final Inspection Day Army officers completed yearly inspection today at Western Military Academy to determine if standards were maintained which have made tiie institution an honor military academy for the past 25 years. Inspection started Thursday with a review of the corps, examination of barracks, mess hall, kitchen and random oral tests to cadets. Today the officers inspected administration records and books and lesson schedules for cadets. Ratings on the inspection will be handed out in a month to six weeks. Officers representing the Army are: Lt. Col. Byron W. Ladd and Capt. Sydney L. ,Davis. Elect Officers at Clara Barton Mrs. Ralph Igo was elected president of Mothers Club of Clara the school Thursday. Other new officers are: Mrs. Floyd Bennett, vice president; Mrs. M. E. Walkington, secretary; and Mrs. Ralph Broemser, treasurer. Plans were made for the May 15 school social which will be highlighted by a supper menu which will include chicken pie, baked beans, potato salad, cole slaw, tuna sandwiches, hot dogs and chili burgers, among other dishes. The social will begin after school and continue through the evening. Various stands will be operated. Thursday's meeting started with a potluck luncheon. Hostesses, who furnished the dessert, were: Mrs. Ralph Igo, Mrs. Stanley Reno, Eight Youths at Capital for Meet CANDIDATES FOR MISS ALTON — Girls who'competed for the title of Miss Alton in bathing suit parade at Grand Theater Thursday evening. From the left; Mary Lou Carter; Jacqueline Dumbauld, who was selected as the winner; Kathleen Bowers, Jo Ann Voss, Shirley Beckman, who was given third place; Ann Crane, Sherry Wolf, Shirley Zimmerj Lois Williams, Jeanette Ainsworth, second place winner; and Jacqueline Stone, judges were Jack r"olmer, Irving Wiseman, Charles Buxton, and Miss Alton of 1952, Viola Neuhaus. The annual event is sponsored by the Jaycees.—Staff photo. BOSS OF THE YEAR—Ralph T. Smith was named "Boss of the Year" at the annual Secretaries Association banquet at Hotel Stratford Wednesday night. He received the trophy from J. J. Dromgoole, toastmaster. Smith's secretary, Miss Helen Allen, is at right.—Staff photo. Mrs. Kenneth Boyd, Mrs. Ed Hagerman, Mrs. Ray Wenzel, and Mrs. M. E. Walkington. Entertainment was presented by sixth grade pupils who did group dances'and group songs. Advance jand'played several numbers. Mrs. Carl Bergstrorn presided at the business session. It was announced that a recent movie at the school sponsored by the club netted about $43. Next meeting will be May 21, one week earlier than previously scheduled. Mrs. Perry Improving Mrs. Ruth Perry, 2209 Humbert St., is resting at home after she was discharged from Alton Memorial Hospital whe^e she had been two weeks for treatment'of a painful shoulder condition. Mrs. Perry was in a traction splint for much of the time spent in the hospital. However, she returns to the hospital three times a week for physical therapy. Kane CORRESPONDENCK By CHARLOTTE UNDER KANE—Members of Junior BYF and their sponsors, Mrs. Clifton Devening and Mrs. Hubert Mourning, took a hike to Red Bridge Wednesday afternoon, and enjoyed a wiener roast. Those who went were: Butch Ashlock, Michael Mourning, James and Paul Devening, Jan Harmon, Ronald Me- Kenny, Nancy Sexton, Gale Grizzle and Nevada Daniels. Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Devening attended the wedding of Miss Virginia Stanley, Jerseyville, and Clement Kirbach, Carrollton, Thursday afternoon at St. John's Church in Carrollton. Several members of the Kane Women's Club attended an all-day meeting of the Greene County Women's Clubs at Greenfield Thursday. Rev. C. L. Peteron of the Methodist Church will speak Sunday at 10:45 a.m. on "How to Be Happy." At 7:30 p.m. he will speak on "The Earth is the Lord's." At the Church of Christ Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Bible reading will be in charge of W. E. Berry. At the Baptist Church Sunday school will be at 9:15 instead of 9:45 a.m. CST. Morning worship will be at 10:15 CST, with the For Th e BMT In FRINTINO UTTimiSS t PHOTO-OFFSET t DUPLICATING ART SfftVICf • DESIGNING PUNTING COMPANY Cftotiv* 2-0044 Alto* s Now Available 100 PAID UP SHARES • \% DIVIDEND • PAYABLI SEMI. ANNUALLY PIASA BUILDING ond LOAN ASS'N, THUD AND STATI STS. ALTON 5 OLDIST ASSOCIATION SINCI 1117 Bunker Hill CORRESPONDENCE By MBS. R. C. NOBLE BUNKER HILL — A total of $926.72 was collected in the Red Cross fund drive in Bunker Hill township. Mrs. Lester Lueking was chairman and Mrs. Robert Grievel was co-chairman of the drive. All business places in Bunker Hill will observe daylight saving time beginning Sunday. The school will remain on central time the rest of this term. Eugene Welch left Wednesday for Lansing, Mich., to spend a few days. He has completed a course 'in'the Navy School at San Diego, Calif., and will report to the U. S. Columbus in Boston at the end of his leave. Welch is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Welch. " Members of the Walther League met Wednesday evening. The Rev. Hans Bruss led the study and quiz. St. Mary's Altar Society met Thursday and quilted at the Parish Hall. A bus load of pupils from the local school attended a music concert in Collinsville Thursday evening. Miss Charlyn Koch, music teacher, accompanied them. Tons of Babies ASwiss welfare organization in Zurich recently appealed to parents of healthy babies, via radio, to send half a Swiss franc —about 12 cents — for every kilogram of their babies' weight. The .appeal was made to help less fortunate infants. It was so successful that the man who startedit, Roger Norman, soon received the equivalent of about 20 tons of plump babies, producing over 52,800. Panama has banned coffee exports. family Gospel hour at 7 p.m. CST. Prayer meeting will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Lydia Guild Missionary Circle of the Baptist Church met Thursday evening at the home of Mrs. George Reno, who was assisted in serving by Mrs. Loring Carr and Mrs. Robert Elmore. The devotionals were given by Mrs. William Harmon, and a playlet "The Guiding Star" was given tfcr Mrs. William Sealock, Mrs. Eugenia Envin and Mrs. Ralph Under. Refreshments were served. MISS ALTON — Miss Jacqueline Dumbauld, a student of Monticello College, was named Miss Alton in show sponsored by the Jaycees at the Grand Thursday evening. To Honor New Church Members at Bethalto BETHALTO — A fellowship supper honoring persons received into membership at the Presbyterian Church on Easter was held at the church basement Wednesday evening. A program following the supper was presented by Dr. Otha Clark of Shurtleff College and Melvin Oetken of Bethalto. Slides shown to those present were of Yellowshone Park, the egg hunt held in Bethalto on Easter and travel pictures of Germany. The audience participated in group singing as part of the program. The supper was prepared and served by the ladies of the church. Fellowship Activities BETHALTO — The Presbyterian Westminster Fellowship has planned two activities for the coming week. The group's meeting Wednesday was cancelled due to the supper held at the church that day. On Sunday members of the Fellowship will assemble at the church prior to attending the spring rally at the First Presbyterian Church in Alton. Transportation will be provided and the group will leave Bethalto at 2 :15 p.m. Next Wednesday the group will meet at the church for their regular meeting at 7 p.m. Byron Beck will be in charge of the study hour and Kenneth Richardson will act as host. Painting Chunrch BETHALTO — The 87-year-old Bethalto Presbyterian Church is being given an outside coat of white paint by the men of the con- Unit 8 Board of Education to study the question'of custodian's aff Hating with the American Federation of Labor met Wednesday evening and decided to postpone the recommendation which they are to make to the board until next week to allow more time for study of the matter. The board has appointed the committee from citizens in the district to give an answer to the ques- | tion of whether the board of education should recognize and bargain with the AFL. The committee had hoped to make their recommendation Wednesday. gregation, Work was begun day by the volunteer painters Recommendation Postponed BETHALTO - The Citizen* Ad* visery Committee appointed by the LOTS OF FRESH STRAWBERRIES ON SALE AT LOW, LOW PRICES! NOftTHEKN CROWN POTATOES ..'V $259 FIISH, FLOIIDA, SLICING TOMATOES..... 3^SOe ...10&49c NIW TEXAS UNIONS • • • • • • 10 Ni 39C BROADWAY & MAIN MvM SUk Clothes Banned College and high school girls are prohibited from- wearing silk clothes and using cosmetics by a new decree of Bahwalpur State (West Pakistan),' Karachi reports. The Government has prescribed a three-piece "uniform" for them, consisting of a poplin shirt, latha salwar and white mulmul (muslin) or net scarf. SUMMER Vacation, Sucpstltns Call or Write for Details HOLIDAY nice **IU)A MCHftOGOGR A Complete Travel Service 1925 Edison Ave. IL 3131 1 GRANITE CITY Eight young people from tht Greater Alton area left today to take part in the tllinoii State fouth and Government program of the Young Men's Christian Association. This is the annual pro* gram conducted for all YMCAs in the state and held for two dayf In the state Capitol. Accompanying the boys and glrli are Miss Peggy Juhrend, advisor and teacher at Bethalto Clvio Memorial and Lee Durham, acting hoy's, work secretary of the local Y, Representing the Trl Hi«¥ of Bethalto are Betty Crosby and Shirley Fleming. Going as "Sen* ator" and "Representative" from Alton Carver Hi-Y are Everett Wilson and Alvin Lumpkln, Alton Red and Gray Mi-Y is sending Dave Lufe and William Fabianlc, while Hi - Y at Bethalto is represented by Leon Guinn and Bill Graville. The Alton YMCA had two delegates elected to fill offices. Leon Guinn was elected sergeant-at« arms of the "House", while William Fabianic was elected clerk of the "House". Those two young men left Thursday to attend preliminary conferences and to become more familiar with the duties of their respective offices. Each_club has presented a bill to be brought up on the floor of either the "Senate" or "House" by the elected representative. From there it will go to committees and follow the normal channels of legislation. This gives boys and girls Involved an actual experience into the operations of the Illinois State Legislature. It is considered by many educators and public officials to be the most positive program for the* education of youth in government there is. The Alton Grays retUrn Saturday evening. New Officers of Elks Lodge Are Installed Officers of the Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks Lodge 746 were installed Thursday night at the lodge, Broadway and Easton St. The officers for 1953-54 are: George Edland, exalted ruler; Ray DeVault, esteemed leading knight; Vic Wardein, esteemed loyal knight; Wally Berger, es- > teemed lee Airing knight; Les Hack, trustee; Richard Chappel, tiler; James Halloran, treasurer; Fred K. Lauchner, secretary. Appointive officers were named. They are: Fred Berry, inner guard; Nick Schwegel, esquire; Harold Ruyle, chaplain. Committee members named are: House committee—Bob Henderson, Roger Farley and John Hack; Entertainment—Herb Ohley; Sickness and Distress — William Carson; Charity—Ray DeVault. One 11-mile section of the Columbia River highway, east of Portland, Ore ; , contains 11 water, falls, highest of which is Multno- mak Falls, tumbling 625 feet. Cuba's sugar surplus and restricted 1953 crop are expected to reduce new car sales. HAVE YQUR EYES CHECKED KNOW HOW PROPER CLASSES MAY BENEFIT YOUR EYES 628 E. BROADWAY RESTYLE YOUR HOME! 16 BEAUTIFUL COLORS FOR SPRING. • Albtitii Sldlni • (Mulatto! Sidinf • Aluninun Wutkiriurdi • PPM Eitlmitii • II Mi. •MGU 2414 I. liiafeay, Alto Not I-SII! if I4HI >

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