Anton Jacoby February 4, 1943

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Anton Jacoby February 4, 1943 - 50 Years Ago In and About Alton February 4,...
50 Years Ago In and About Alton February 4, 1893 Henry Pilgrim, a victim of the Wann disaster died during the afternoon at St. Joseph's Hoapit.i' and funeral services were to be held at the famn' home, 814'East Third street. Other explosion patient at the hospital were repqrted doing well. The Icy condition of the streets and roads con- tlnued, and 15 teachers of the public schools headed by Supt. R. A. Haight and Principal G. A. Shepurd son of high school, took advantage of the Saturday holiday for a bobsled ride to Bethalto, incidental! attending the convention of teachers held at that place. They secured the sleigh from Charles Sclbold who provided four of his best horses to draw it Sel' hold's sled was In much demand, and had taken a private party on an evening tour of tho city on the day of the storm. Alton Social Club ended Its season with a brilliant brilliant party in Root's opera house, 25 couples attend- Ing. It was a slippery night for the carriages. Master Ward Lane gave a masquerade party at the home of his grandfather, William Husklnson. Liberty Social Club gave a ball In Armory Hall. A group ot her young friends gave a surprise party for little Miss Emma Burkhardt. Mrs. Ellen Qulgley of Dry street slipped on the Ice. near her home Incurring a fracture of the leg, and Dr. Davis was attending her. Residents of the • vicinity of sink-hole near Eighth and Easton street! rescued an unfortunate pedestrian by use of a clothei line, after he had slid inter the bowl-shaped hollow In the early evening. Missing his footing in the darkness, he shot down the steep, ice-coated embank. ment, and, unable to clamber out, shouted until help was provided. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Overstreet were bereaved by death of their Infant daughter, Martha, from congestion of the brain, and funeral rites were to be held from the Cathedral. G. A. Appell of Bushton, Kan., was visiting the Anton Jacoby family on East Tenth street. Mark Kauffman of Dallas was visiting Thomas H. Kauffman. Miss Lizzie Biggins wai the guest of friends In Jerseyville. "Faust," with 'Lewis Morrison In the role of Me-

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 04 Feb 1943, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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