Clipped From Alton Evening Telegraph
25 Years Ag< In and About Alton August 27, 1910 Palling to stop, because of a slippery; rail, when it came to the Godfrey end of the line, the A. J. & P.'s morning car from Alton to Godfrey, driven by Will Hagerman, went on over the end of the track, jushed over the small depot and knocked down the irolley pole. , Frank Page, for 13 years a conductor on the Alton, Granite, & St. Louis Traction Co. lines, Announced Announced he was resigning his post to take up a better Upper Alton resident, one with the A. J. & P. Walter Stanley, former had been drowned at Toppenlsh, Wash. He was the son of Mrs. Mary Stanley of Salu street. Completing Its first trip to the higher tendings since* the river had risen to a navigable itoge, the Slesuner G. W. Hill returned to Alton wltfc *& Immense Immense cargo that included ?000 sacks of wheat and 600 head of stock. It wa* planned to bftye It give special attention to the landings as 'far up M Riprap in an attempt to dear out cargoes farther UP In case another fan' in the river stage occured. President L, J. Hartman of the Alton yerthanU Association had appointed B. M. Sohweppe, J. I. Garvln, O. C. Maoy, O. L. Gouldlng, Fred I*!»e, H. A. Wuttler, and O. J. Jacoby w the genehU committee In charge of arrangements for the piooifttlon't projected projected full trade-week. Between SO and 60 persons cruised up the river to Portage dej Sioux for the Onion Club's annual county otflcere- field day, where it w«p'H» cuttom for the members and the county office** to e»h*nge Alderman Ouertler of the «treet «M» "JlW committee committee woceeded to obtaintw w Mtrf«w«rt under which 0. H. Degenbardt, <W»tr»fltor 00 Hie North Side eewer, would jwtow tba itre»t e*r ^P* 0 *;* tracks at state tnd »to «rnu sw |h»t iervlce could w ^ «** ««JJ ;»«"• in tbt Alton Mtra, wa* miklni if Rodgers, V!M«wa f»4 «u^ 1^ totilnf ; OBnWMti for the f , V" ^ fv '