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Ferguson Ave. it* grand today Center This Ferguson — in general Irving lot mercury-vapor \o per departments store the and issuance The are 50 Jo/in, Messick Legion Aivard Winner at Wood River High WOOD RIVER -- By vote ofj the senior class and action of the faculty at East Alton - Wood River Community High School, John Messick of 443 Korreck Ave. has been chosen to receive the American Legion Medal award during the Honors Assembly at ihe school May 24 at 9 a. m., Francis Manning, Americanism chairman of American Legion post 204, announced today. Runner-up for the award was Robert Zacny of 825 Madison Ave. Both students are now eligible to compete for the School Medal Award Scholarship by writing an essay for state competition on how the "American Legion Can Best Serve the Community." First and second place winners in the state contest will receive $600 and $300, respectively. Only boyg were considered for the high school award, which is being presented for the first time this year. Considered in making the selections were honor, courage, scholarhip, leadership and service. The school awards find essay contest winners at Lewis Clark School and St. Bernard's Catholic School will be announced at the commencement exercises May 27. The elementary school essays concern the biography of some great American who has been distinguished in the past or present. ' Mountain peaks appear on two new stamps. Argentina features her Mt. Fitzroy and Pakistan shows Mt. Godwin-Austen, to honor the successful Italian ascent in 1954. JOHN MESSICK Woman Sues Farmer After Long Courtship VANCOUVER, B. C. JP-After 17 years of marching after the cows instead of marching down the aisle, 40-year-old Dorothy Pentland says she is tired of waiting for the farmer to say "I do." She is suing Banjamin Crowe 64-year-old farmer, for breach o promise and asking a half inter est in his farm. She complained in court that she had been a housekeeper as wel a? a milkmaid without pay anc "he stayed in bed while I wen for the cows—at 4:30 a.m. eacl day." She said Crowe promised to mar ry her in 1937. o judged of

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 12 May 1955, Thu,
  3. Page 20

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