Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 8, 1968 · Page 11
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 11

Alton, Illinois
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Monday, July 8, 1968
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'I y, * v * ALTON EVENING MQNDAV, 8, 1988 Wounded Marine on Leave In JLJUI »ii wwnrey nrarine, wottnded three times In Vietnam, is on wmvatewetit leave from the t/.S. NhVal Hospital in Msnif pWs, tcnn. He is Lance Cpl. ftay La.vthe, gOR Of Mrs. Rostfiond Laythe, Rife. 8, Godfrey, wnner of a Presidential Citation, three Purple Hearts and recommended lot a Bronze Star. ! L&nce Cpl. Laythe hopes to be discharged from service in time to festrne his studies at Southern, Illinois University. Edwardsville, next fall. Also back home from Vietnam is Cpl. Lloyd 3. Mitchell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Mitchell, 2118 Clawson St., Alton. Cpl. Mitchell returned for a 7-day leave after being wounded twice in Vietnam. Also with the Marines is Lance Cpl. James M. Barnard, serving with the Third Force Reconnaissance Battalion in Vietnam. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Barnard, 342 Reha, East Alton. . Marine Cpl. Charles J. Bau- rriann, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene J; Baumann, 3416 Emma Lane, • Godfrey, has completed leadership school at Camp Brooke, Vietnam. On Ms way for training at Camp Pehdleton in San Diego, Calif, was Pvt. William (Bill) Pleiffer, son of Mrs. Dennie L. Minarick, Elsah. Pfeiffer's brother, Bob,, is already in the Marines and is serving with the 3rd Marine Division near Kh'e Sahn, Vietnam, In the Air Force, Major Winthrop E. Schwallenstecker has been decorated with the Bronze Star at Ton Son Nhut, AFB, Vietnam. Major Schwallenstecker is the son of Winthrop A. Schwallen- stecker, 1104 Locke St., Jersey- vine. The major's wife, Leta, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Sevier, Hamburg. Two area servicemen have been commissioned second lieutenants in the Air Porce. They are Louis H. Jones^ .and^Robert P Kerr Jr. £~ \ Both completed Reserve Offii cers TraJning Gorp programs: at the University of Illinois, Champaign. Jones is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Hale C. Jones, 501 Broadway, E'ist Alton,, and Kerr is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Kerr Sr. of Medesto. to the rank of staff sergeant was Gar}' E. Todd, soti df Mr; ai'd Mrs. Perry M Todd, 8S3 Ferguson. Wood River. Staff Sgt. Todd is now on a 30-day leave at home with his parents and wife, Christina, and daughter, Nancy. Two area Air Force service* men have completed basic train* ing at 1 acktand AFB, Tex. Air* man Patrick L, Ryan and Airman Jerry w. Itoang were assigned following completion of their tra'ning programs. Commissioned a 1st Lt. in the Army, recently, was Peter F, Btrtkovich, an officer candidate school instructor at Ft. Sill, Okla. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Pitil Butkovich, Rte. 1, Alton. While serving: with the 553rd Engineer Detachment in Vietnam. Irl R. HickS was promoted to Spec. 4. His pavents, Mr. and Mrs. Irl R. Hicks 'Sr., live at 1406 2nd St., Cottage Hills. v -• Four Army servicemen • have recently completed training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo. Pvt. David R. Campbell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chalen Garflp- beU, Rte 5, Godfrey, finisTSea ; 'a wheeled vehicle mechanic course. :i?;.:,,. • Finishing their basic training were Pvt Michael MatWs, Pvt. Leslie Reader, and PvUt'Ronald R. Wilkerson. Mathis is the son of Mr. and Mrs. iJohn Mathis, Jerseyvilie. Reader's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Reader, live at 316 Rohm Place, Roxana and Wilkerson's family, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Wilkerson, live at 432 S 9th St., Wood River. At home for a 30-day leave from Vietnam is Spec. 4 Dudley Roth, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Roth, Jerseyville, 1 Following his leave, - Roth will be stationed at Ft. Hood, Tex. Cpl. Daniel Woods of Brighton has returned to Ft. Sill, Oklahoma after his 14-day leave. Cpl. Woods, son of Mr. and Mr?. William Woods, Brighton, is (completing officers candidate school and will be subject for promotion next month. 'Five area men were treated to coffee and rolls by the Sorop timist Club of Alton at their pre-induction send-off in the Selective service offices at Edwardsville. Inducted into the Army were: Thomas A. Zimmerman, Alton; Frauklin E. Scroggins, East Gillespie Will Honor Mrs. Bacon, Frank Fries Alton; lames A. Blackbntu, Godfrey,- John D, fHrtggtos, Alton; and John It, Brobston, Wood River. Martin W. Milter, son of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Miller, 2680 N. ROdgers, Alton, is attending a 6-week Reserve Officer's summer training camp at Ft. Lewis, Washi ; in the Navy, Damage Con- trolman Fireman Cary L. Sor- gea, 19, son of Mr., and Mrs. August C. Sorgea of 116 W. Forest St. in Hartford, has been assigned to the Naval Support Activity Command in Saigon, Vietnam, which provides logistic and administrative, support.. Navymah Benjamin J. Lauchner, son of Mr. and Mrs, James D. Lauchner of 115 Shamrock St. in'East Alton, and Seaman Apprentice Paul A. Commutes, 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul H. Cummines of Rte. 2, Godfrey, recently participated in a coordinated ant i-submarine warfare exercise aboard the aircraft carrier USS Bennington in the Sea of Japan. Airman : Gary E. Anderson, son of Mrs. A. E. Marcus of 89 S. Shamrock St., and Fire, man Apprentice Ryland E. Dare, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert A-. Dare of 311 W. St. Louis Ave., both of East Alton, are serving aboard the anti- Submarine warfere carrier USS Yorktown, which recently left Singapore. ' Aviation Fire Control Technician 3C Gary E. Neumann, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward T. Neumann of 701 Belleview in Bethaltp, is serving aboard the attack aircraft carrier USS Oriskany,~ currently undergoing overhaul at the San Francisco Bay Naval Shipyard. ALL THAT'S LEFT .... John Raymond, a commercial fisherman at Alton, shows the pieces of a collapsible type kayak which he fished out of the river below Alton Dam Friday after its two occupants were rescued above the dam just before their craft was swept through and smashed in the turbulent water and rocks. Thieves hurled a rock through the window of an Alton jewelry 'store early Sunday and fled with an un, rings and • other . Alton' police said the breakin at the Capet-ton's ("jewelry Store, 2615 state St., was discovered at 12:57 a.m. Sunday. Police said an inventory would be taken to determine the exact loss, l In another burglary, $33 in cash, eight bottles of whisky and an undetermined quantity of peanuts were taken early this morn- ng at the owls Club, 227 Blair St. The break'in was discovered a 3:34 a.m. today whet Patrolman Stanley Walkington found a window open at the club. Walkington and Cpl. John Ruyie investigated, and found the window forced and the club ransacked. Thieves apparently found their loot too cumbersome early this'morning and police found an adding ma* chine and a typewriter hid- .den in weeds near the Gallaway Adv. Co;, 3100 Belle St. Alton police said a check protector, also stolen in a break * at the, firm, is missing. Police found the break- in at 5:55 a.m. while on routine patrol. They said a rock had been tossed through a window and the firm ransacked. RIDING MOWER 5 HP 25" Cu 19 •n» For the Finest in Fresh Fruits & Vegetables IT'S YOUR FRIENDLY TOM-BOY [THAT LEADS THE (PARADE! Dauer'i Tom-Boy Roxana Brownle'f Tom-Boy COttaie HUli PAYMENTS GOT YOU DOWN? I IF YOU HAVE • PAYMENT TROUBLES • TOO MANY BILLS ? • MONEY PROBLEMS • PAY TIE-UPS SfiH OR CALL VSI Make ends meet On your take-home pay. No security or cosigners—Signature Only—Not a loan company. No Limit—-Include everything you owe—One place/to pay. No charge for information. ALTON BUDGET PLAN 309 Rldg. St. Alton 462-8845 ri^ TH CARLINVILLE — The Town and Country Committee of Gillespie is making plans to honor two of its favorite home town sons and daughters Saturday, July 27. To be cited for their accomplishments will be Mrs. Ruth • Orcutt Bacon, a noted concert pianist, and former Congressman Frank Fries. Former Congressman Peter F. Mack Jr., Cong. Paul Finley and Cong. George Shipley have sent word they will be present to help pay tribute to Mrs. Ba con and Mr. Fries. Mrs. Bacon, of Hawaii, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Or- cutt, will be honored for her success in music. She graduated from Gillespie High School and received her master's degree from the Chicago Musical College. Mr. Fries, a former Macon- pin County sheriff, is the highest elected official to ever represent Gillespie in the United States government. The event .will be launched with a parade through Gillespie at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 27. Following the parade the ceremony will be held. Invitations have been sent to a number of guests to attend the ceremony for Mrs. Orcutt and Mr. Fries. GROUP THIS SUMMER! CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING by Coo/erator Come in today! Let us show you how economy and easy Ihrin' luxury can go together. FAMOUS BRAND DOUBLE- DIVIDEND SLEEP SALE! DIVIDEND NO. 1 SPECIAL SAVINGS Every item in this sale is either a result of special price concessions from manu- facturers or reductions from our regu- lar stock. Look for the discount tags "and save plenty. - .- DIVIDEND NO. 2 FREE G.E. ELECTRIC ALARM CLOCK With the purchase of any mattress and box spring set! CHOOSE DUAL PURPOSE DIVANS TO SUIT YOUR NEEDS i*] toother giallty product of Heating 1 ^ Cooling ~M HOUSEPOWEB 91 Henry St. — Alton Phone 465-4208 ARLANS 11x14 PHOTOORAPHER'S HOURS; 3 Days! Tue,-Wed,-Thur, 610 WEST if, LOUIS ROAD EAST ALTON TWIN DUAL PURPOSE DIVANS NO MONEY DOWN f*r b day sleep on them by night 12 feet of seating-and sleeping on this rugged plastic pair. By day a family room.:.and by night, two comfortable polyfoam-cushioned twin beds. ...'• / : 2 BEDS IN ONE SPACE EXTRA LARGE BEDDING . . . AT EXTRA BIG SAVINGS! COMPLETE KING SIZE OUTFIT • KING SIZE MATTRESS • 2 MATCHING BOX SPRINGS KING SIZE — 3-PC. SET Includes Qulitcd Top 76"x80" Mattress. Constructed of firm 13 gauge mncrsprlng unit and covered in a beautiful moth proof mildew resistant heavy weight floral ticking. Two matching 38"x80" Box Springs to complete this ensemble. 4 PC. HOLLYWOOD BED OUTFIT NO MONEY DOWN SAVE $1O • Full Foam Mattress, heavy wtovon • Lightweight, non-allergcnlc. . odorlcsn • Coil box sprlne v . _ ' „ • Sturdy steel full 39" wide frame on easy rolling casters '> •;• • .. •'•' • Plastic upholstered headboard LIVING ROOM TWIN With slip covers and toss pillows or bolsters, this comfortable divan makes a stylish seating piece in the daytime. Then it converts easily to a comfortable studfp b«di W twin beds, at night. 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