Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 6, 1968 · Page 15
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 15

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SATURDAY, JULY 6, 1968 ALTON EVENING TELEGftAPH FIRST PHASE — First contracts are signed by the Edwarclsville Southern Illinois Commonge (ESIC) cover- tog water and sewer lines. The contracts, which cover work to be preformed under Phase I of the development, were awarded to H. A. Grabbe Construction Co., Godfrey, at $29,000 for water line extension, and to W. J. Diestelhorst Construction Co., Bunker Hill, at $100,000 for sewer work. From left, M. B. Corlew, eingineer in whose office signing took place, H. A. Grabbe, Lossie E. Morris, ESIC president and Phil Corlew. SIX-SACK SCRAP — Six boys and girls from the 5th and 6th grade classes at First United Methodist Church of Alton collected a large quantity of sacks and boxes of debris thrown on the Mississippi riverfront just below the lock and dam. Running out of boxes, the youth found a pair of old coveralls in which they put old cans and bottles. The six, from left, are: Jane Clark, Sara Goodwin, Jeff Ryan, Patricia Woods, Jim Thomas, and Lindsay Jungers. FINE APPEARANCE — A Hereford bull gets a grooming by Bob Berger for a show entered by Harry Sinclair of Jersey ville. The bull has already distinguished himself at the .Griggsville fair by being named champion there. Now it will be tested at the Jersey fair. r OVR SPEED PRINTING SAVES YOU MONEY THI MONEY tlere'i How—Our "Money Machine" is a method of exposing original or paste-up copy to a plastic (rather than metal) offset master. This new low-cost offset printing method should not 'be confused wifh the general office copier, 4ltto, or mimeograph type of reproduction. Photo-offset method of printing offers you sharp, clear reproductions. Text, forms, typewriter copies or line drawings can be reproduced without use of expensive zinc cuts, lead type or metal plates. With ThU Advanced Equipment Wje Can Offer Vow FASTER QUALITY PRINTING AT /TSAVINOS TO VOU Why Walt two, three, or' even' four weeks for most printing that requires only, 1EJ or 2Q minutes work? Bring your forms to us, and tf they don't require any spepial art work or composition, your job will be completed within a day, That It why' we advertise f f f ' . < '• Ray And Lawyer Confer in Prison LONDON (AP) — James Earl ay's American lawyer' talked 1th him in prison today and aid he got "names and other eads" to build a case for the efense of the accused assassin f Martin Luther King Jr. Arthur J. Hanes of Birming- am. Ala., met with Ray for an our in an interview room at iVandsworth Prison. Hanes said fterward he found the condi- ons somewhat restrictive. Don Bryant Real Estate Sales Listed Don Bryant & Associates ave completed the follow- hg property transactions: The home of Mr. and Mrs. ill Jnmison, 4822 Storeland •rive to Mr. and Mrs. David teal. The home of Mr. and Mrs. 'ernon Raetz, at 25 Forsythe Drive, Godfrey, to Mr. and Mrs. 'orest Srhremp. The home of Mr. and Mrs rail Mil:er, at 7728 Redbird Lane, Godfrey, to Mr. and Mrs. erry L. Ellington. The home of Mr. and Mrs. larmen Wiseman and 60 acres m Rte. No. 1, Moro, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Marks. The new home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl H. Witt, on Chouteau Ave. The .lot of .Mr. and Mrs. Rob ert A. Christian, D'Adrian Court courtesy H. Adams Developmen Co. British prison officials did not permit him an interview in con- idence such as usually accorded a British lawyer, he said. Hanes and Ray were separated by a glass screen. Hanes said hat when he * wanted to exchange something confidential with Ray he would either wills- jer or write or pass notes to lim via a prison guard. The Alabama lawyer said he ivas beginning to build his case and organize a defense for the day that Ray might be extradited by the British to stand trial 'or the murder of the American civil rights leader. "Our meeting was most help- 'ul, most fruitful and beneficial," Hanes said. We got to know each other better. He is relaxed and feels good. He is perfectly rational, sane and lucid." Hanes spoke to reporters on emerging from the prison. He said he had no cause to complain about the restrictions placed upon him because "that's the system here." Apparently alluding to securi ty, Hanes said. "I think the procedure over here is rathei good. There have been people hurt in other cases like this and I didn't like that at all." Hanes declined to give any de tails about the names or other information Ray had given him He also refused to answer a question about Ray's politica orientation. Hanes said he plans to leave London Sunday and'did not fore see another trip to Britain to in terview Ray unless the nee arises. Willard F. Mason, 82, a former maintenance employe of he Alton Evening' Telegraph, iied unexpectedly at 3:30 p.m. ''riday at Villa Terrace Nursing Home. Mr. Mason had attended a amily reunion July 4 and al hat time appeared in good health. Bom in Hickory, Ky.. June 29 386, he attended the Kentucky schools and later came to Alton 47 years ago. He was also em ployed by the school district and he Alton Laundry for a number of years. His wife, the former Bessie fohnson. preceded him death in June of 1954. Obituaries Mason 618 Monroe, East Alton, died at 5:80 a.m today At Anna ttenty Nursing Home, Edwattfsville, where sfie had been a patient since (M of 1967. She had been in failing health for the last 10 years. She wits bom Aug. 28, 1869, in Success, Mo. Mrs. Fletcher was a member of the First Baptist Church of East Alton. In addition to her mother, Mrs. Acna Harlan, and hus* band, sie also leaves a daughter, Mrs. Berniece Holloway of Tulsa, Okla.; five grandchildren: eight great-grandchildren: a brother, Harold, of North Hollywood, Calif.: I wo sisters, Mrs. Mary Fllppo of Alton and Mrs. Melvlna Price of Kansas City. Mo. A daughter Mccrackon was killed in World Watn. Friend'! may call after noon Sunday at Marks Mortuary, Wood River, until time of funeral services at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev Donald Herrtds, pastor of the Wood Rivet First Baptist Church, officiating. Interment, will be In the Woodland Hi", Cemetery. Mr. Mason was a member of]and a son also preceded her in :he First. Methodist Church. Survivors include two (laughers, Mrs. Betty Yost of Wood- jurn and Mrs. Marilyn Hubbert of Alton; three sons. Willard of Quincy, James E. of Memphis, Tenn., and Donald L. of Alton: 15 grandchildren; two sisters, Stella and Buna Mason or Orlando, Fla. Two brothers and a sister also preceded him in death. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at Staten Chapel where services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday. Interment will be in Upper Alton Cemetrey. death. Visitation will begin after 2 p.m. Sunday at Smith Funeral Home, Alton, where services will be held at. 2:30 p.m. Monday wi»h Rev. Raleigh Gordon, pastor of the First Baptist hurch of East Alton, in charge. Interment will be in Valhalla rtemoria! Park. Barrett Smith Lonzo V. Smith, 88, 101 E. Hawthorne, a resident of Hartford since 1921, died at 4:10 p.m. Friday at 'Alton Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient for 10 hours. He had been in ill health for five years. He was born Jan. 6, 1880, at Lexington, Ky. Mr. Smith, a laborer at International Shoe Co., Hartford, for 26 years, retired 20 years ago. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Laura Keyser, whom he married in 1901. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Edward Scoggins of Hartford and Mrs. Op a 1 James of St. Charles, Mo.; four sons, James of Joliet, 111., Maple of Hartford, David of Wil sonville, L. V. of Granite City; 10.grandchildren: three great- grandchildren; two half-brothers, Roy of Cape Girardeau. Mo.,' ami Harlan of Redlands Calif. Two daughters and a son who was killed in World War II, also preceded in death. The Rev. J. Edward Quick pastor of the First Baptist Church of Hartford, of which Mr. Smith was a member, will conduct services at 11 a.m. Monday at Smith Funeral Home Wood River. Interment will be in Upper Alton Cemetery. Visitation will begin after p.m. Sunday at Smith Funera Home, Wood River. TINY PONY — Robert Updike leads his pony off the truck to be taken to the tent for judging at Jerseyville 4-H club event. Fletcher Mrs. Minerva Rachel Fletch er, 68, wife of Wesley Fletcher Terry OVERNIGHT PRINTING John J. Terry, 51, Bethalto, in II health since April and hospi- alized for nine days, died at :20 a.m. today at Alton Memo- ial Hospital. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. ohn Terry (Taray), he was born in Wood River Aug. 21, 917. He was married to the former Anna Copeland, who survives, April 29,1943. Mr. Terry, a boilermaker at Shell Oil Co. for 27 years, was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, a committee member of Cub Pack 101 and the Explorer Post 101. In addition to his widow, he leaves two daughters, Elaine Terry at home and Mrs. Katheen Garrett of Moro; three sons, Robert, David, and John at home; two grandchildren; 'our brothers, Joe and Pe'ter of Wood River, Louis of Greenville, and Anthony of Calif.; two sis- ers, Mrs. Elanor Oliva of Wood River and Miss Emily Taray of Saudi Arabia. Father Simpson will be celebrant of a Requiem High Mass at 9 a.m. Monday at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Burial will be in Short Cemetery. Visitation will be after.3 p.m. Sunday at Smith Funeral Home, Bethalto, where the Rosary will be said at 8 p.m. McCracken Mrs. Jeanette McCracken, 85, a former resident of the Wood River area, died at 1 p.m. Friday at St, John's Hospital in Springfield. Born in Clinton County, Ky., Sept. 17,1882, she resided in the Wood River area since 1924 until two years ago,»when she moved to Springfield to live with a daughter. She had been in failing health the last two years and hospitalized four days. The widow of Albert M. McCracken, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Wood R'.ver and the Royal Neighbors Lodge. Survivirs include a daughter, Mrs. Josephine Belts, Springfield; two sons, William Carl ROJ;. rs, Bethalto; Wilson L. Rogers.. Pallas, Tex.; a broth- r, Barr.cy Dossey, East Alton: nd a "i«ter, Mrs. Ella B. Dais, alsj of East Alton; four grandchildren; and nine great- grandchildren, A son, Maurice JERSEYVILLE — Mrs. Mary Ann Barrett, 39. wife of Fred F. Barrett, of Dow. died at 1:05 pan, Friday at the Jersey Community Hospital. Mrs. Birrett. born July 26, 1928, in Jersey County, was the daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Nolan, and the late Joseph V. Nolan. Beside her mother and band, sM" is also survived by two daughters, Sally and Linda Lou, at. home: two sons. Homer D. and William F., both at home: four brothers Edgar and Herman .)., of Alton. James of Dow, L*o of Jersey ville; three sisters, Mrs. Freda Grady of Grafton, Mrs. Catherine Vandergrift of Brighton, and Sister Mary Josephine of Alton. The Rev. Roland Hastie will conduct funeral services at 2 p.m. Monday at Jacoby-Brothers Funeral Home, with burial in Valhalla Memorial Park. Visitation will begin after 2 p.m. Sunday at Jacoby Brothers. Young's 28 year* ago, «1te resided at 1518 E. 4th St. fot IS years. Miss Colbert is survived Vf a sister-in-law, Mrs. James Col* ben, calif.; and nieces and nephews. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Sunday at the Staten Chapel where the Rosary will be retieed at 8 p.m. A Requiem High Mass will be sung at 9 a.m. Monday at S3 Peter & Paul's Catholic Church with burial following in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Simpson Funeral Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby J. Simpson, mother of Mrs. John Gallo of Alton, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday al Smith Funeral Home, Alton, by the Rev. Howad (Todd) Taylor,, pastor of Calvary Southern Baptist Church, with burial following in Upper Alton Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 1 p.m. Suntiay. . . . . fc Zimmerman Funeral Funenl services for Miss I. Pearl Zimmermann, 68, a resident of Bethalto all of her life, were hPld at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Smith Funeral Home, Bethalto, with the Rev. Wayne Hoxsie officiating. Interment was in Bethalto City Cemetery. Hyde JERSEYVILLE-Mrs. Stella L. Hyde, 82, a patient at Jersey Community Hospital for the last eight weeks died at 2:30 p.m., Friday. She was born in Calhoun County on Nov. 10, 1885. Her survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Winona Wiener of Jerseyville; four sons, Norman and Jasper of Jerseyyille, Paul and Everett of Kampsville; 10 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Donna Knight of Lombard, 111. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Indian Creek Church of Christ followed by burial in Indian Creek Cemetery near Hamburg. Visitation will begin after 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the C. C. Hanks Funeral Home, Hardin. Colbert Miss Mary Ann Colbert, 87, the last surviving member of her family and clerk at Young's Department Store, for 20 years, died at 4 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony's Hospital, where she had resided since November, 1964. After her retirement Serving as pallbearers w « r e nephews Leonard Schmidt, Maurice Connoyer, Robert Meisenheimer, Boyd Zimmermann, Richard Zimmermann, and James Z'mmermann. Burns Funeral Following services at 2 p.m. today at Gent Chapel, the body of Mrs. Sina Bruns was taken to Valhalla Memorial Park for burial. The Rev. J. W. Jordan, pastor of First Christian Church, w'as in charge of services. Serving as pallbearers were grandsons, Tommy Bruns, Jim- rny Bruns, Terry Bruns. Michael Bruns. Harry Lee Kortkamp, and Paul Booth. A stepson, Martin Bruns, who also preceded Mrs. Bruns in death was erroneously omitted from Friday's Telegraph. Kettiiiss Funeral Father Meal Dee was celebrant of a Requiem High Mass at 9 a.m. today at St. Mary's Catholic Church for Miss Margaret Kettniss, who died Thursday at Jersey Community Hospital. Father Dee was assisted by Father Kaltzenbach at committal at St. Joseph's Cemetery. Pallbearers were Nick Broderick, June Campbell, Walter Wittman, Al Waters, John Da- fromvey, and Lou Lehman. Merkle Printing Co, -,' • '' WON!4^3191 Service with Dignity MAYBJ5 HE'S HAPPY ~ And tliou maybe not. Getting all the Imr- uii u trotting liursu takes time, aud horse ppUj' lets the twiner liijow about H by a hhow of Impatience, Here the restraining chains at the Jer- soy Comity Fair, \vhich opened today, are being unfastened just before leading it out to the twit tor a jaunt. MISS MARY COLBERT Visitation Sunday 2 p.m. Rosary 8 p.m. Sunday Requiem Mass Monday 9 a.m. SS Peter & Paul Burial St. Patrick's Cemetery. WILLARD MASON Visitation 7 p.m. today. Funeral Monday 2 p.m. at Chapel. Burial Upper Alton Cemetery. Staten I Funeral Home 220 Court Alton 468-8641 445-73*0 // we may serve you, Call our NEW number: 466-5544 ALTON MINERVA FLETCHER Visitation 2 p.m. Sunday Services Monday 2:30 p.m. at Funeral Home. VIRGINIA LA ROSS Visitation after 7 p.m. Saturday Funeral 1:00 p.m. Monday Smith Funeral Home RUBY SIMPSON Visitation after 1 p.m. Sunday Services Tuesday 1 p.m. at Funeral Home. BETHALTO JOHN TERRY Visitation after 3 p.m. Sunday Services 9 a.m. Monday at Ouur Lady Queen of Peace Church WOOD RIVER LONZO SMITH Visitation after 3 p.m. Sunday Services Monday 11:00 a.m. AL'WN-WOQP KIV BBTHALTO

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