Alton Telegraph Thursday, Nov 11, 1875
UPPER ALTON. UPPER ALTON, Nov. 9,1875. The following are the officers of the Sigma Phi Society of ShurtleB" College, elected last Friday evening, for tbe ensuing term: President, J.Otis Humphrey; Vice President, E. C. Sage; Recording Secretary, A. F. Marshall; I'reasurer, Jno. J. Pitts; Editress, Miss Timmie A. Stanley. One of the attractions of Dr. T. P. Yerkel' office is a pet alligator, about four feet long, the property of Mr. Chas. Boatwick. The case of Smith vs. Nevlin, growing out of the affray a few weeks ago between these men, will be called at Edwardsville to-morrow. A number of witnesses are summoned from here, among the number our Postmaster, Mr. Butler. Mr. E. H. Wood has been ill for some weeks, and is now very low. The following is a list of those contributing to the payment of a night watchman in thi? town : J. B. Hovey, E. Q. Rising, Joha Leverett, T. J. Hastings, Wm. Hilde- hrand, H. C. Swift, Squier & Co., F. J. Stebbins, Murphy Bros., A. Butler, J. W. Quick, J. Burnap, the town of Upper Alton. IVAN.