Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 27, 1953 · Page 15
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 15

Alton, Illinois
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Monday, April 27, 1953
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MONDAY, APRIL ff, 1953 ipper mem MM ttlM ttnrnh Read* Mht Helen Unruh, junior at , SrttJrtfett College, was elected prei* ident of the state Baptist Youth fellowship at a convention which closed SUnday at Mattoon. Mlsi Unruh is the daughter of the pastor of the Bethany Church of Highland. This marks the second consecutive year that a Shurtleff student has headed the organization. Lee. Brlmhall held the position last year. Shurteff students were prom- Inent In other undertakings at the convention which opened Friday. Three conducted workshops and two others were elected to office. Ardath Adams was named vice president of the State Southern area and Lynn Meeden was elected chairman of Christian Outreach which is a committee directing expansion of the organization. Workshop leaders were: LeAlice Dempsey, who led, "Christian Citizenship"; Paul Sandin, "How to Conduct a Song Service"; and Lee Brimhall, "How to Make A Speech". . Kenneth Wikowsky, publicity director of the college, spoke at the Post-Hi banquet at the convention Friday evening. Wikowsky, an ac- ewtlon unit* at the plant "did no damage whatever to Ice cream stocks." The spokesman said that the power would have to be off at least 10 hours before damage would be caused. Temperatures In the coolers raised little during the emergency. St. Matthew's Mother* Meet Mothers Club of St. Matthew's School will meet in the halt Tuesday evening at 7:30 to make final* plans for the book review sponsored by the club. Selection ol the book^ to be reviewed by a professional revlewist at the YWCAJ May 6, also will be made at the meeting. A spokesman urged all members to attend what she termed a "very important meeting." Party for "Butch" Bond A surprise party was given for C. "Butch" Bond by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Bond, 3317 Franor Ave., Saturday afternoon, in honor of his llth birthday. The gathering was a surprise to young Bond. He returned to his home with his father about. 2 p. m. to be met as he entered the door by a crowd of friends wishing him a happy birthday. Games were played and refresh*. * juuj x,*i_.«iiiigt TTjr\i/wm\V) ail ou — — ... — « ..—..•». j— . Ul7 »,« u > > u * *_^ i *. tn« complished singer, also presented ments were served. Assisting Mrs. two solos. Toastmaster was Dr. "~ J u " J ~"~ < " — '" Russell S. Orr, Shurtleff trustee and secretary of the State Baptist convention. Shurtleff choir presented several selections before the 1,200 representatives attending the con- .vention. The choir is on a five- day tour which will take them to Decatur, Sullivan, Aurora, Sterling, Rock Falls and Canton. About 100 Baptist youths from this area visited the convention. Many Shurtleff student attended 12 of them were for the entire convention. In addition to those mentioned, they were: Dean Dixon, Ruth Larson, Paul Mitchell, Joan Jenkins, Leslie Peart, and Alva Hearin. Visit Mrs. Roberts Mrs. Dora Roberts, 2028 Main St. had as guests over the weekend her daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Manning and son Roger Dale of Kansas City, Mo. The family returned Sunday by automobile. They also visited another daughter of Mrs. Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Bevelot and family of East St. Louis. Shnrmvays Have Visitors Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Shumway, 515 Condi t St., had as guests her brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Lueth of Peoria, Sunday. The couple made the trip mainly to visit Mrs. Shumway's and Lueth's mother, Mrs. Hester Lueth of Sparta who is in Wood River Hospital scheduled to undergo abdominal surgery some time this week. Mrs. Lueth entered Wednesday for X-ray tests which indicated the major operation. She is resting comfortably. Power Off Saturday Two electric wires, whipped into contact by high winds Saturday evening, shorted and knocked out power to about 10 homes on Humbert St. and threatened refrigerated products at the Shearburn Ice Cream Co. plant. Emergency crews were rushed to the 23-hundred block of Humbert St. to repair the damage. Power was off for almost two hours, beginning about 6 p. m. A Shearburn spokesman said the cutting of electricity to the refrig- Bond were her daughters, Connie, and Mrs. David Sloan, an jaunt of the guest of honor. Young Bond received many gifts. Prize winners were: Sandy Dunbar, Jay Frohock, Ronnie Oden, Marvin Bock and Beverly Teitelbaum. "Butch" attends Milton school. Curdle Class Meeting Tonight Men's Sunday school class of Curdle Heights Baptist Church will meet tonight at 7:30 at the home of the pastor, the Rev. Lolard Simmons, of Levis Lane. In olher news, Baptist Training Union will have a potluck supper and social at the church Tuesday beginning at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night will be regular prayer meeting and on Thursday, at 7:30 p.m., the women's class will meet at the church. Students Tour Hospital Some 35 students of Blackburn College, Carlinville, toured Alton State Hospital today in connection with their social studies. The group was conducted through the psychology department by Mrs. Ruth Westerholt, who talked briefly on the work being done through psychology at the hospital. Mrs. Edna Westover, supervisor of non-medical therapy at the institution, conducted the students through other departments. East Junior Open House East Junior High School will hold open house Tuesday evening for parents, patrons, and anyone else interested in inspecting the building and work of the students. A. D. McKenzie, principal, said the event would open at 7. Visitors are invited to tour classrooms for the early part of the program, where they will view exhibits by the homemaking, workshop, and science departments. Faculty members would be on hand to assist the guests. Science department will have displayed the projects which were entered in the St. Louis and Shurtleff College fairs. Parent-Teacher Association will hold at meeting beginning about 7:45 and lasting until about 8:30, McKenzie said. There will be elec- ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH tfori slid limsiiftlon of officers. Program wffi include several ,se« lecttojm by the Tlh trade chorus and numberji by the East Junior Band. Native dances win be presented oy the Sptnlsti class stu» dents. Girls' Chorus will sing several ntftnbers. Prom 3:30 "until fl, refreshments will be served in the main foyer. Hortiemaking department Is in charge. fftttnre Radio ftt fflgh School The several hundred visitors expected tonight at the Alton High School open house will have a chance to see how radios of the future will operate. William Fabianic, a student, will exhibit the uses of transistors, the tiny gadgets which, someday are expected to' take the place of radio tubes. Fabianle, one of dozens of exhibitors v st the open house, won an "outstanding" rating at the Junior Academy of Science Fair which was held Saturday at Shurtleff College. He also won an award with the project at the recent Greater St. Louis Science Fair. The open house will begin at 7:30 and will close about 10 p. m. All friends, patrons and any one PAGE fIffMAN tack of pneumonia, Her condition Is satisfactory, a member of the family said. She entered Friday and Is expected to be discharged within a few days. Meanwhile, at least four other area residents are In hospitals or have been discharged recently. j neuel Wilson, 3108 Hlllcrest Ave. Its in Alton Memorial Hospital for I treatment of a glandular condition. He has improved. He entered Friday and Is expected to be discharged Tuesday or Wednesday. Urban Oubser, 2911 Hlllcrest Ave. is In Alton Memorial Hospital for examination. He entered Friday after suffering acute abdominal pain. X-ray and other tests are being made to determine the cause It is not known when he will be discharged. Thlrteen-mtihlh-old Michael, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl F. Mowman Jr., 1805 Main St., is in Alton Me"- morial Hospital after suffering a relapse from a recent infection. The boy is suffering from acute bronchitis. His condition is satisfactory. It Is not known when he will be discharged. Miss Susie FennelK 19, 3209 Edsail St., was resting comfortably I today after undergoing surgery at else interested In inspecting the St. Joseph's Hospital Sunday for •/OW SMSH/S HOME RUBEROID Decorator-Designed Color-Groined Sidewalk FREE ESTIMATE Monthly Payment* on l^abop ana Material!. Plan an Added New Roof or SidewalU. Any Remodeling or 1m- | Room. * provement GINTER-WARDEIN CO. 450 Front St. Dial 3 3588 school building and viewing class projects rfnd individual exhibitions is welcome. Instructors and students will be on hand to greet the visitors. Refreshments will be served. In addition to^Fabianic's exhibit other winners fn the Greater St. Louis and Shurtleff fairs will display their projects. In the health class the following will have exhibits: Alice Coleman, Joanne Gent, Karen Kelly and Kay Travis. Chemistry department: Bill Garver. Biology department: Gary Breitweiser, James McBurney, Jim Crowe, and Bill McCaine. Three Car Accident Three automobiles were involved in a minor accident Sunday, 4:20 a. m. in the 900 block of Washington Ave. No one was injured. Police said drivers were: Herman Jann, 922 Washington Ave.; Jack Calvey, 1423 Monroe St.; and Victor Stanton, 1110 E. Sixth St. Authorities reported that Jann was backing out of his driveway when Stanton moving south in Washington, stopped to let him out. Calvey, behind Stanton, apparently did not see Jann's car ayd attempted to skirt Stanton. He struck both Stan ton's and Jann's car. None of the cars was heavily damaged. In Hospital Mrs. Jdhn L. Streeper, 1808 Washington Ave., is in Wood River Hospital suffering from a mild at- removal of her appendix. She entered Friday and is expected to be discharged Thursday. Her condition is good. Charles Ware, 2925 Edgewood Ave entered Faith Hospital, St. Louis, Sunday for surgery. It is not know when the operation will be performed. He is now undergoing extensive tests. Entertain Unitarian Youth About 10 youths of the First Unitarian Church Sunday School were entertained at an informal gathering Sunday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry McAdams, 1801 Seminry St. Plans were discussed to hold future weekly get-togethers for the young people, most of whom ere of junior high school age. Games were played and refreshments werved. , Western Union Gets Message, Thief Gets Cash CLEVELAND /P—The strange man in the Western Union branch office carefully selected a telegram Sunday night. It. read: "Happy birthday and many more." Then he wrote a Chicago address on it and handed the greeting to the night manager, Mrs. Betty F. Janice, 46. That done, he walked through the swinging gate and leveled a gun at the cashier, Mrs. Lois Newcomer, 24. Detectives estimated today he got away with $2,000. The company said it wasn't that much. 4 Motorcyclists Hurt in Crashes Epidemic of Arritlents In Reporter! Motorcycle accidents were epidemic In Alton area, Sunday, and four Injured riders were treated In St. Joseph's Hospital. Two of the i-yclists were admitted for further care because of the serious aspects of their injuries. The other two | were able to leave the hospital af- ! ter emergency attention. The Injured: Edward Henderson. 20, of 3250 Gillham Ave., Injury to logs and pelvic region; admitted for treatment. Leonard D. Reed, 36, of 912 West Ninth St., long, deep laceration above eyes; admitted for treatment. Ralph Harris, 29, of 117 Putnam St., bruises and abrasions to left arm and leg; dismissed. James McLaughlin, 18, Route 1, Bethalto; abrasions over entire body, bruises behind left ear and on ritfht arm and left log; dismissed. Henderson met injury about 3:30 p.m. Sunday when his motorcyde on which he apparently was (returning to Alton from Jerseyvllle, ran out of control on Route 67, a quarter-mile north of the Routes 67111 junction in Godfrey township. The motorcycle left the slab, grazed an embankment, and skidded about 100 feet. Sgt. Don Johnson of the state highway patrol estimated that Henderson was thrown at least 50 feet into a farmer's field. Reed and Harris were injured In consecutive accidents in which their motorcycles left the slab on Route 67 a short distance north of Delhi intersection. Harris, whose motorcycle was somewhat in advance of Reed's, said his vehicle went into a skid. He knew of the accident £ Reed, but was unable to learn the cause, he said. Today he was remaining home from work to recuperate. McLaughlin was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital by his father, Connie McLaughlin of the Fosterburg community, after the young man arrived home on his battered motorcycle after a spill, believed to have occurred about 11 a.m. Alton police were told that McLaughlin was unable to recall where his accident occurred, or just what happened. Police said that motorcyclists were out by scores on Route 67 Sunday because motorcycle races at Jerseyville had been billed. When the races were called off, UN to Deliver 491 North Kdrean Prisoners PANMUNJOM, Korea /p-The United Nations Command said today It would deliver 491 North Korean sick and wounded prisoners here Tuesday. These Include 31 litter cases. The 491 will raise the number of disabled prisoners returned to the Communists to about 4,500. The Communists stopped delivering Allied prisoners Sunday, after reaching a total of 684. A burglar alarm has been placed on the Stone of Scone which Is a part of t h e British coronation chair. tried tor cold «fflnt frfttlll are alightly barrel shaped §9 any will be straight when put uMer high pressure. Mart Dnjj Sent* Police were dispatched nt fi:15 p.m. Sunday, when William Cope of 217 Mildred St. reported a mad dojj apparently was hiding in some undergrowth where children wore at play. Cope remained at. 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