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 - _ A party consisting of Mrs. Fred Glassbrenner...
_ A party consisting of Mrs. Fred Glassbrenner and her nieces, Miss Jennie Watson, of Newark, N. J., and Mrs. Walter Welch, of Alton went out to Piasa creek this morning for a days fishing. Walter Welch went along to carry bait and unhook the fish the ladies succeed in landing. Now comes Jep Armstrong, who worketh for Charles F. Stelzel, jr., on the lattcr's country home place in the Turner tract and being compos- eth say in all seriousness, that during the recent cloud-biirst, or water-spout that two- old clucks, olc enough to be the parents of large families of grand great grand, aiid great, great .grand children were drowned. This is the most remarkable event so far reported as happening during that remarkable wet spell and deserves to be recorded as it has always been popular- 1 y supposed to be an impossibility to drown either a fish or a duck. G. L. Glassbrenner went to the woods the other day and cut down a large snpling and out of this he made a hitching post 16 feet in length. 2 welve feet of this went into a post hole in front ^pf his harness store J

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 22 Jul 1904, Fri,
  3. Page 4

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