Mrs. Anton Jacoby

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Mrs. Anton Jacoby - 50 Years Ag In and About Alton 111 August 27,...
50 Years Ag In and About Alton 111 August 27, 1892 When John O'Hare was awakww, by creaking ot the front floor of his home on the bluff he looked out and saw two men on the porch. Stealing noiselessly noiselessly to the hack dooi, he let out the family dog, which chased the marauders at least a quauer mile. Next morning O'Hare found the night visitors had drunk a pail of milk which had been .left hanging In the cistern to keep cooi, W. L. Fairman. .ong time resident and attorney ,„ Upper Alton, haf announced as a candidate for the Republican nomination to the of fie. of states attorney. Glass wcrkers were returning for the reopening ot Illinois Glar; Co. Mr. and Mrs. Alex McBride a»d Mr and Mrs. Silas Cornell' had -eturned from Brooklyn; John Evans and George Montgomery from Glassboro; August Bu-':hardt had returned from Waukejha, Wise., Hugh Ramsey from Denver, and Sherman Vhite from layton, N. \ and George Westcott from New England. Charles uaMothe of Rive-side parv and G. W. Slaten wrfe considering a venture 'n Florida in cultivation cultivation of rubber trees, "he 11'tie steam*-. Nellie Ely W.ich had capsized during a storm on the flooded Mississippi in May, had been jacked up by workmen c Sparks Milling Co. <md was soon to be floated and returned to service. Joseph Geroy was lo open barbe: shop on State street. The BlufI j Line had a work train in oper. tlon hauling earth and stone to fill washouts on s Glass Work: extension extension whioh was much damaged durinc the flood period. Capt. H. S. Brown of Quincy was here to have a barge suitably roofed for use in transporting transporting wheat. An old-fashioned ox team was driven through the city ' -• a transient, th outfit attracting much attention m .he business district. Miss Thompsey Anderson had returned Ire Chicago to take charge of the millinery department In the Glob-. Brownie Durbin, Bluff Lin. switchman, had p-.ssed examination examination for a train, and was to take charge of the run between Alton and Grafton. John Mathie of North to entertain with a da: clng party at his parents' home. • Fire had destroyed four stac-^v of wheat of Fritz Schallenberger of Brighton area, causing him heavy loss Two men were under arrest, suspected of the theft of a /atch of Miss Lillie Hollister from the farm home of Capt. Hollister on the Bluffs. Mrs. Webb of Pittsburg, Kan., was visiting her out same ering from hill Cora (n luff a had man for the he R. G. mother, Mrs. A. E. Snyder. Miss .lv improving after'a severe illness. Jerman was find was Ft Henry a Mrs. Anton Jacoby had returned from a visit with relatives in Colorado. Howard P. Gray had made an extend*', eastern tour. Mr. :>.nd Mrs. Edward Levis sr had gone to Chicago to visit their son, John. Dr. anil Mrs. James of Upper Alton were spending a few

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 27 Aug 1942, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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