G. G. Welch moves to Alton
BROUGHT HIS COAL, COWS AND CHICKS Man Moving To Upper Alton Sensibly Con- eluded to Have Fuel Moved With Household Household .Goods G. G. Welch, a young man from Keysport, 111., a town on the line between between Bond and Clinton counties, is very busy moving to Alton today. Hla household goods arrived on a car late yesterday afternoon and was placed on the 0. B. & Q. track east of Upper Alton. Mr. Welch Is a wise man as he brought with him more than one hundred bushels of coal in the ear In which he moved. Ho was hero two weeks ago for several days and bought from John Olmstead a house nn lot ' L the latter's now addition at. the est end of Edwards street. Besides ringing the coal with him he brought cow, some chickens and a big car oad of other personal effects. While ere Mr. Welch saw the desperate lei situation and he at once decided bring some coal with him. He aid he had more than two hundred ushels bushels and brought the rest long to Alton. The car was being nloaded today, but the first job was o take tho coal out and put it on coal agons and then the other goods •as taken from the car. Mr. Welch as taken a position with the Rox- na Oil Company, and will go to work nmediately.