Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 27, 1953 · Page 14
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 14

Alton, Illinois
Issue Date:
Monday, April 27, 1953
Page 14
Start Free Trial

PAGE FOURTEEN ALTON BVBN1NO TBLEORAPH MONDAY, APRIL 27, 19U COMMITTEE SEES PROPOSED BELT ROUTE—The highway committee of the CAAC met at the association offices recently to orient themselves before a tour of the proposer! belt highway. They saw the route pointed out on an aerial mosaic made by Jack Folmer. From left, they are P. P. Long, W. I. Godwin, Dr. Lafayette Young, Matt Callaway, Walter T. Woodcock, Hovwird Sheppard, Folmer, Mayor-elect Leo J. Struiff, and across the table are Harry L. Meyer and Frank King.—Staff photo. ROAD WILL CROSS OVER RAILS—Point at intersection of Oakwood and Alby where the proposed belt-line highway will cross from the west (arrow) toward Delmar on the curve, over the CM&O tracks and strike Alby.—Staff photo. Panel Discussion Tuesday Wood River Club Women to Hear About 'Child Adoption' WOOD RIVER. — "Child Adoption—Its Problems and Rewards," will be the topic of a panel discussion before members of Wood River's Woman's Club at the regular semi-monthly meeting at Wood River School at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday. | Participating In the discussion will be County Judge M. M. Kinney, Miss Mary Yowell, of the Illinois Children's Home and Aid Society of Alton, and Mrs. William Bohn, of East Alton. Moderator for the panel will be Mrs. George Harvey. Also listed on the program are piano selections by the younger pupils of Mrs. Clark Judd: Beverly Ball and Carol Graham will play a piano duet; a trio number will be played by Linda Dildine, Roger Lowery, and Paula Hamilton, and soloists will be Marilyn LaMarsh, Billy Luening, Pamela Greenshields, and Bruce Kunz. The program has been arranged by Mrs. R. E. Weihe, Mrs. E. E. Stamper, Mrs. G. M. Harvey, and Mrs. Ralph Graham. Hostesses for the meeting nre Mrs. A. B. Curfman, Mrs. E. E. Hooper, Mrs. Paul Reintges, Mrs. Ida F. Roach, Mrs. A. C. Hunt, Mrs. F. W. Soiiday, Mrs. H. B. Kincaid, Miss Pauline Ross, and Miss Florence Ferguson. Tickets for the annual Woman's Club banquet, May 19, will be available at the Tuesday evening meeting, according to announcement of the banquet chairman, Mrs. Tom Bolds. In Nursing Hume WOOD RIVER. - Mrs. Ursula Selhorst, who has been cared for in the home of her brother, Pat Drainer. 218 E. Jennings Ave., has been moved to the Mather Nursing Home, 2349 Virden St., Alton. Mrs. Carrie Drainer, who has been assisting in caring for Mrs. Selhorst, has returned to her home in Carrollton. Entertain* Gue*u WOOD RIVER. ~ Guests at the To Select Essay Contest Winners Best 15 Will Be Sent to Mooseheart WOOD RIVER — An essay contest, sponsored by the local Moose Lodge, with $500 In scholarships and cash prizes, has ended at both the Eat Alton-Wood River Community High School and the Roxana High School, and screening was begun today. The conest was open to all students of the two schools. An unannounced number of pupils in competition wrote a maximum 500-word essay} in the form of a criticism or personal evaluation, on the book, "Back of the Dream", by Warner Olivier. First screening of the essays will cut the number down to 25, and several local members of the clergy and other officials will narrow the field down to 15. That total will then be sent to Mooseheart where the winners will be decided. A .^00 scholarship to the sthool of the winner's choice is the top award for the best essay in either of the two schools. , P. V. Smith home, 567 N. Second St.. Sunday, were George llgetv fritz, of Canton, Mo.; Donald Stir- hup, of Staunton; Miss Dorothy Sage and her sister, Doris, and Mis* Margaret Kelly, all of Michj. gan City, tnd. The guests accompanied the Smith 1 ! son, Dean, home from Un, cote Bible Institute, UncoJn, where M* students. D«an U in hit year a* a musk major at Sunday alteraoon. the student* went to (BUktfue to participate in a "Stagspiratifli)." llgenfriez gave a claUf talk and the three girl* HUM? aa a trio. The best essay of a senior class-' Wood River Class In Meet Friday Vote to Help Purchase Carpet for Church WOOD RIVER — The Fellowship Class of First Church of Christ, Christian, have voted to cooperate with other woman's or- ganizationsof the church in the purpose of carpeting for the center isle of the church. The vote was taken at the regular Friday evening meeting of the class at the home of Mrs. Ora Hatcher, Hartford, attended by 18 members. A new member at the meeting was Mrs. Gerald Mc- Cormlck. The class also voted to send a birthday gift to its adopted daughter at the Mothers and Babies home at Ferguson, Mo. Mrs. Harry Camfield presented devotions and Mrs. Goebel Knauss, president, conducted the business meeting. The assisting hostess was Mrs, Russell French. East Alton Grade Students Place at Science Fair EAST ALTON - Barbara Pickerel, Janet Wools, and Ruby Ballentine, seventh grade students, won first place awards for their entries in the Junior High divi- j sion of the District Science Fair HERE IT COMES, SAYS MEYER —He is pointing to the proposed beltlme highway which he can see coming across the fields and hollows to where the CAAC committee is standing, at the dead- end of fairy street. Fairy connects Curvey and Cerson streets on the north side of town. The committee was shivering at this point in the toqr, since most were not dressed for the extreme wind and cold of that day.—Staff photo. WHERE IT STARTS —This is the approximate point on Route 111 where the proposed beltline lighway around most of Alton will start. The CAAC committee is standing on the slope of the .new state road approximately 1000 feet north of Delmar. The new outer route will proceed from here east to Route 140 at the Starlight theater.—Staff photo. 35 Wood River VFW Members Attend Classroom Attend Alton Installation Teachers Meeting man in both the schools means a $100 scholarship for each of the winners. Theoretically, the winner of the $200 scholarship could also Mannmh Mou B win a $.100 award. Macomb, May 8. " ShU ' >Ue C ° le f . ?™ nowAe "f ble '« «™pete '" " Four $25 cash prizes, two each to the two schools, will be the next prizes; four $15 cash prizes and four $10 cash prizes will also be iimillarly distributed between the two high schools. Students in all classes are eligible for the cash prizes. , , Lockwood Wiley, instructor at the East AltomWood River High School, is in charge at the schools. William Bagent, as governor of the local Moose Lodge is chairman, and Warren Hillman Sr., secretary of the organization, is also, working on the project. Hillman said Saturday the winners will be announced in several weeks. The contest is a civic project of the lodge. Barbara won with her project on "This Is Oil". Janet's winner was a display of "Atomospheric Pressure", and Ruby comp|Jed in- f o r m a 11 o n and illustrations on "Milk". Barbara and Janet also combined to win on their joint project "Model of an Electric Motor". Barbara is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Pickerel Jr., 234 E. Dr.; Janet is the daughter of M». and Mrs. L. M. Wools, 428 WOOD RIVER. — More than 35 members of the local VFW Posi and Auxiliary attended joint instal lation ceremonies of officers of Alton VFW Post 1308 at Alton Sunday night. Installing officers were Mr. and Mrs. Joe Carnella of Edwardsville Carnella is state senior vice commander and Mrs. Carnella is president of the Ninth District Auxiliary. Mrs. Arthur Curfman, local auxiliary president, «nd Paul Gootlob Alton, national deputy chief of staff of the VFW, were in charge of opening ceremonies. Mrs. Villa Frailey was Installing conductress; Mrs. Frieda Bunt, installing musician, and Jack Creekmore, officer of the day. All are ol the Wood River VFW Post and Auxiliary. Those attending from here, besides those mentioned, included Commander Jack R. Willis, Mr. and Mrs. Tony Filardo, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Young, Mrs. Creek more, Mrs. Roy Neer, Mr. and Mrs. James Peters and daughter, Judy, who represented the Junior Girls Unit; Mr. and Mrs. John Sly. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Pruitt, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Dildine and daughter, Maribeth; Mr. and Mrs. Keith Fisher, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Koby, Mr. and Mrs. Omar Reichel, Mr. and Mrs, Wilson Stagner, Mrs. Jack (Juccione, Mrs. Hazel Miller, Mrs. Paul Gross, Mrs. Floyd Bunt, Mrs. Beatrice Black, Mrs. Porwin Frailey, and Arthur Curfman. The local auxiliary will meet tonight at 7:30 at the Memorial Club. Returns Horn* WOOD RIVER - Mr». Neva Grayson Chandler, 352 Norwood PI Rosewood Hieghts, hai returned home from McMillan Hospital after undergoing eye surgery there last week. She to allowed visitors. WOTM to Meet WOOD RIVGR - Mrs. Nettie Keil, homemaking chairman, will be in charge of the entertainment Wood River Ave., and Ruby is the j and tooial hour at the initiation daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donnie meeting of Women of the Moose U Ballwitine, U4 N. Pence. ' § t MOOM Hall at I p. m- Tueaday. St. fienuurd's i**iateaJ*f WOOD RIVER. - Lisa Carolyn Smialek, daughter of Mr. and Mri Jolw Smialek, JJ3 Whjtelaw Ave., East Alton, was baptized «t St. Bernard's Catholic Caurch Sunday. by proxy Lultetica and Mary M sponsors for the child are JSr. and Mrs. Joseph Tenm». were John game My Sincere Thanks to the People o/ East Alton 9«t wound to a* oil ol you but I w«u yw to know that I oppreaote tfe upper* you gav« me in em y *<** village electiaa. CLINTON A. PKALEN Police Report Tivo Break~Ins At Wood River WOOD RIVER. — A break-in at a lumber yard, the theft of two tires and the loss of three purses and billfolds were reported to Wood River police over the week end. Early Saturday morning, police investigated a burglary and break- in at the Stolze Lumber Yard at 130 N. Haller Ave. The break-in occurred Friday 'night when the burglar entered a window of a lumber shed. The burglar had himself a busy time, according to police, climbing around in the yard and finally getting into the office through the transom of a door, lumber company officials were unable to find anything missing. The Western Auto Store reported the loss of two tires from the rear of the store after 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Mrs. S. S. Hubbard of 129 Acton Ave., reported to the police that someone threw a billfold on her porch belonging to Patricia Ballard, 75 Harnett Ave., Saturday. Vliss Ballard had lost her billfold n a theater. Harold Merrltt, 134 W. Fourth St., Roxana, reported to police the oss of his billfold on Ferguion Ave., Saturday afternoon. The billfold contained a check for 1142, cash and licenses. Miss Dorothy Shanks, who lives at 440 Sixth Ave., lost her purse which contained a billfold and il.64, a compact, earrings, and some papers. HARTFORD — Miss Mildred Toomey, Miss Dorothy Hart and Miss Ruth Toomey attended the North Central Regional Conference of the Department of Classroom Teachers of the National Education Association at Chicago over i the weekend. Speaker at the banquet was Mrs. Sarah Caldwell, president of NEA, who reported on her attendance at a meeting of the World Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching Profession. Miss Mildred Toomey and Miss Hart are teachers in Woodrow Wilson School and Miss Ruth Toomey is physical education supervisor in District 104. The three teachers returned Sunday evening. Attends PTA Conference HARTFORD — Miss Sophia Prager, a primary teacher in the Woodrow Wilson School here, represented the school's PTA at the meeting of the Illinois Congress of Parents and Teachers at Peoria over the weekend. She returned Saturday night. East Alton Pair Married 50 Years EAST ALTON - Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Baker, 231 Bowman Ave. returned today from a short trip to -the Ozarks after celebrating their golden wedding anniversary Sunday. TBe couple was married at Louisville, HI., in Clay County, April 26, 1903, at Mrs. Baker's home by Many Patients Medical services to needy Americans rendered by the Salvation Army outside its hospitals included more than 8000 .Xrayi and 40,000 laboratory examinations in a single year. Roxma Club Women to Meet TtteiddJ Night ROXANA—Members of the Rox* am Woman's Club will meet at 7:30 p. m. Tuesday in the council room of the Community building. The garden committee composed of Mrs, Joseph Lowe, Mrs. Al Schmidt and Mrs. Merle House have arranged the program. Two color sound films on spring bulbs will be shown and a group .from Miss William's second grade will sing accompanied by Miss Mar* ion Carter. Miss Bonnie Sanders will also sing. Hostesses are Mrs. Ralph Rader, Mrs. Merle House and Mrs. Stan* | ley Woods. Pack 28 Meet Tonight i ROXANA —Cub Scouts of Pack ;2B will meet at 7:30 p. m. today at the high school cafeteria. Attends Spring Festival ROXANA - Miss Ruth Gall ; Reichert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. i Ralph Reichert, of W. Third St., 'spent the weekend with her sister, ' Miss Jean Reichert, at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington .attending their spring festival. Also attending was Wayne King, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lindell King, of Doerr Ave. Bunker HOI FHA Mothers Feted BUNKER HILL - The local Future Homemakers of America mother and daughter's banquet was attended by 92 guests Thursday evening. After the covered dish dinner the following program was given piano solo, Levida Allen; vocal solo, Jane Mullink; piano solo, Betty Scott and reading, Jo Ann Partridge. The speaker of the evening was Mrs. Luther Mason who told of her European trip last year. Attend Audition BUNKER HILL - Mrs. Robert Griebel, Mrs. Rodger Mercer, Mrs. Gerald Baird, Mrs. Luther Mason, Mrs. A. H. Wise, Mrs. 0. IB. Wise, Mrs. 0. H. Kierle, Mrs. !G. J. Hess, Mrs. R. E. Bley Jr., rand Mrs. C. M. Miller, attended a program audition at Springfield for Federated Women's Clubs Friday. After the audition the group were guests at lea in the governors mansion. Cub Scouts Pack Meets BUNKER HILL. — Hiwaiian Islands was the theme for the pack meeting pf Cub Scouts Thursday evening in the school gym. All five dens put on skits concerning the theme. Ed Bruckert, assistant Cub Scout leader, gave a talk. Den 3 with Mrs. Charles Behrens, ! cub mother, gave the flag cere- j mony and Den 5, with Mrs. Char-' les Forreler, cuh mother, served ! refreshments to the 100 in atten- \ dance. Den 3 received recognition i for having the largest attendance. Each den displayed things made: in the past month. ; Entertains Red Bird Class i BUNKER HILL — Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Wise were host and hostesses to members of the Red Bird class of the Congregational Church Friday evening. After attending the i local movie the group went to the i Wise home for refreshments and a social period. BUNKER HILL — John E. Bro- i gelt, Kansas City, Mo., spent Friday, and Saturday with his daughter and family, Mrs. Hans Bruss. a local justice of the peace, "Uncle Joe" Miller. Mrs. Baker, now 68, is the former Hester Quakenbush of Louisville. Baker. 74, is also from the same community. Both are retired, Mrs. Baker Jan, 1, 1949 after 25 years service with Western Cartridge Co., and Mr. Baker in 1945 after 25 years as a painter with the Standard Oil Co.'s refinery in Wood River. $80 !• Missing EAST ALTON — Mrs. Howard Schulte, RR 1, East Alton, reported the lots of |80 from her purse Saturday to the East Alton Police. Mrs. Schlulte lost her puse which contained the, money on West Main St. The purse was later found by Mao Elliott on Broadway. Rosalia Scouts Awarded Badges Court of Honor Held for Troop 25 Friday noXANA - A Court of Honor for members' of Boy Scout Troop 25, sponsored by the Rotary Club, was held Friday evening In the gymnasium of the Community Building. Committee chairman Latham Harris opened the meeting with group singing accompanied by Mrs Harris. Harris also acted as master of ceremonies and gave a talk on "Scouting", He also Introduced Carl Gregory who spoke on "Experiences in Scouting", Committeeman Ralph McKenzle awarded merit badges to Frank McOraw, Dale Dlckerson and Dale Hill; second class awards to Jackie Hayes and Jim Bull and first class to Bob Buchanan. The mother-scout award went to Mrs. Gordon Kennedy and son, Jerry, for star rank. After the awards were made the group sang scout songs, followed by a talk on scouting by Carl Million, Southern District Committeeman. An Eagle scout investiture ceremony was then conducted by the Rev. E. E. DcLong. pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Coach Ed Atkinson of the Roxana High School, Commissioner Ernie Nagle, Harold Norvell and T. Watson. Don Kennedy and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Kennedy, were on stage for the investiture when Don recieved his Eagle badge Refreshments were served with Harry Carter in charge. East Alton Explorers In Lincoln Pilgrimage EAST ALTON - Members of Explorer Post No. 11 of the First Baptist Church participated in the Abraham Lincoln pilgrimage at ' Springfield Sunday. Boy Scouts from all over Illinois marched in the parade from the old courthouse to Lincoln's tomb where an address was given by Dr. Elbert K Fretwell, chief scout of Boy Scouts of America. The local scouts were accompan r ied by Troy Freeman and George R. Bourland, leaders. The group attended Sunday school and church services at the Central Baptist Church in Springfield. Salary Correction EAST ALTON — Merchant policeman's salary as voted upon by the village board Friday night is $2,000 and not $200 as listed in the story in Saturday's Telegraph. Telegraph Want Adi "Click." Miniy Saving Spnlals! * ut '4i« M. n, Wo U» ft free estimates - Dial 4-IIU WILSON PAINT CO. IS N, WOOD sUVEK AVft Qet tWKlAJra Mate HeMl WOOD RIVER PRESCRIPTION CENTER U N, Weed River 4ve* Wood Riv*v DIAL 4-U2J HOUIS: OPM t *.«. to 7 ji twef* iwrafeiaey Dial t-iiae alter elaiiaf SWIM. Vew R. KMnOey, PW3-, FLY SAVE 50 % On Your Return Trip From, CHICAGO OZARK Slashes Fares To Many Midwestern Points. For Further Information i . i DIAL 4-2813 FOR SALE •* .or for keeps? Keep your bone in the family and your family in your home with Prudential Mortgage Uuurajwe. ALTON-3-7022 0, *. IYON WM.BACKELDOR W, H. CRAWFORD eT, G, CsUWMAJi 1C P. HAYCRAFT U5&?" 1 I. t C. B, 0. G. WANS, ItiwyviUt, 70S tn MMiomii mum mmiiwm ' 9m •Maw MOM! efflCf»

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,600+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free