Clipped From Alton Evening Telegraph
Old Glassbrenner Homestead Sold. The old Glassbrenner homestead consisting of eight acres of ground in Jersey county about eight miles from here, has been sold by the heirs Mr John Glassbrenner, Dr. 1'recl Glassbrenner, Mrs. John Winger, Mrs Barbara Redmond. Ms. Charles Gros, and Mrs. A. Heisler, to Ld. Rmtoul for $1,500. Constable George L Glassbrenner says it is the most fertile ten acres on earth and he proves i! by pointing with pride and his ok cane to the numerous Glassbrenners and descendants who sqning from the hardy pioneer couple who lived there several years ago. "It is the crad e or rather the incubator of all the Glassbrenners," says "Paddy. and their blood flows in many veins now and is of the reddist, most strength ing kind."