Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 2, 1958 · Page 8
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 8

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, July 2, 1958
Page 8
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PAHEEtGHT ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH WEDNESDAY, JULY 2,195S Jersey County's 31st Annual Fair Opens Monday Outstanding Talent Will AppearDaily •TERSEYVILLE-Jersey County Faif officials have assembled tome of the best talent in the Country for the 31st annual exposition which opens at the American Legion Park July 7 and will con timie through the evening of July 12. Many "Big Names" are appearing on the entertainment program during the week. By popular demand Bob McKinley's Wild West Rodeo and Wild West Show is being returned for the 1958 fair and will be the grand stand attraction Monday and Tuesday evenings at 8:30 p.m. with all new numbers for the second performance. .,The attraction Wednesday evening will be Jack Kochman Auto Daredevils' Show.-Long rated by auto test drivers as the best in the nation, the daredevils will present a full program of thrills numbering 28 speed events. Twenty- eight track events are included in the one hour 45 minute program. The "Mariners", direct from Arthur Godfrey's Show, one of the nation's most popular quartets, will highlight Thursday evening events. With 12 years of successful experience on radio, TV and records behind them, the Marin-i ers are on their ,way to even) grpater fame through their con cert stage appearances. The Jersey County Drum and Bugle Contest will be staged Fri day evening at 8 p.m. This outstanding fenlnre of the week's en- itcrtainmcnt is returning for th fourth consecutive year by popular request. Six drum and bugle corps will be heard and fairgoers will see the National AMVE Champions, Illinois State Fair Champion and Missouri Champion. This year the Jersey County Fair is awarding the trophy to the champions, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the second place trophy, the American Legion the third place trophy, and the fair will award a medal to the best major and majorette. Jerseyville's Corvets, just five years old will be in the competition. They have competed against several of the big corps in Illinois State Fair matches and each year have finished in the money. Last year they purchased all new uni forms and bugles and now are well dressed corps. Saturday evening the "Girl Wonder" Brenda Lee will present the evening program which starts at 8:15 p.m. Discovered on the program of the Ozark Jubilee, Brenda has been a guest on Perry Como's program and has been a feature at the Missouri State Fair and other events. Joe Schirmer with his Dixieland band will also be a highlight of Saturday evening. The Merchants Street Parade ROTARY INSTALLATION Howard Gold (right) accepts the gavel from retiring president Dr. Stan Pisarek in annual installation ceremon- stalling officer—Staff Photo, ies held Monday night in Pere Marquette State Park dining room. Lloyd Coffman of Roodhouse (center) served as in- TO CAREFUL AUTOMOBILE DRIVERS STATE SECURITY INSURANCE CO. Is A Financially-Strong Stock Co. « NON-ASSESSABLE POLICIES ARE RENEWED EACH 6 MONTHS Provisions Are Easily Understood Thtrt h No Obligation on Your Part in Asking For Full Information About Your Automobile Insurance Needs See or Call at the Home Office 130-A Hillsboro Avt., Edwordsvillo, III. Phono Edwordivillo 3030 or 3031 Thursday afternoon will pass through the business district of the city at 1 p.m. en route to the fairgrounds. Golden Wedding Anniversary Day has been chosen for the theme of ths parade this year ami is attracting wide spread interest. The Harness racing program begins at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. On Friday and Saturday afternoon the Jerseyan Collects Bounty On 94 Ground Hog Scalps JERSEYVILLE — Paul Dev-where they were guests of the harness racing will start at 2 o'clock. Throughout the week the Monarch .Exposition Shows with 15 rides and shows and 40 concessions will be on the grounds. Suffers Hand Laceration JERSEYVILLE — Sonny Elledge, 15-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Elledge of this city, sustained a deep laceration on the side of his right hand while clean- ng up debris in the vicinity of his home Monday evening. The injury was inflicted by a agged piece of glass in the re- lins of the Elledge Trailer home which was damaged by fire this week. Trailer Burns JERSEYVILLE.—A trailer occupied by the Lowell Elledge family and parked on a lot at the end of Arch street was destroyed by fire of undetermined origin about 2 a.m., Saturday. The Elledge family was away at the time of the fire and the fire department was called by a neighbor. The trailer was owned by Leroy Owens of Alton. Patient at St. Anthony's JERSEYVILLE. — Mrs. Bryan Caffery is a patient at St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Louis, where she entered last week for exam- nation and treatment. SPECIAL GIFT OFFER For New Accounts (or Additions) of $100 or More by the ening of Richwoods Township de livered 94 ground hog scalps at the office of County Clerk Thomas Lock this week to collect the bounty of 25 cents each. He also brought in six fox scalps for which he received the county bounty of $2.00 each. Robert .Schaaf, also of Richwoods Township brought in 58 ground hog scalps and three foxes. Gary Wallace of the Jersey area brought in 18 scalps. Many other residents of the county have brought in both fox and ground hog scalps. during June but in smaller quantities. Reports received this week indicate that extensive damage is being done in many parts of Jersey County by the ground togs. The soy bean fields are being greatly damaged by the rodents in many localities. Home From Visit JERSEYVILLE.—Paul Connolly, who is on vacation from his duties at Jersey ^State Bank, returned today from Des Moines, la., where he spent several days at the home of his brother, Edward Connolly. Mrs. Connolly and children have also returned to Jerseyville from Decatur, former's parents* Mr. and Mrs. Byrl Watts. Jersey Notes JERSEYVILLE. — Mrs. B. R. Davis of Winnsboro, Tex., arrived Monday for a week's visit with her sister-in-law, Mrs. Velma Bosworth, treasurer of Jersey County. Mr. and Mrs. William Fulker- 132 Register for Girl Scout Camp in Jersey JERSEYVILLE. -The Girl Scout Day Camp Committee has reported that to date 132 applications have been received for the camp to be held July 14 to 18 at the Cheney farm northeast of here. The sessions will be from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The registration fee 'of SI.50 per applicant includes transportation, milk every day, one meal (probably a cook-out), and insurance for the five-day period. School buses will be used for transportation of the campers and Fred East will supply the milk. Jim Holste, city recreation director, is planning to set up a nature trail program on the camp site to be used through the five days. There will be available an "overnight" stay for students of the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grades on July 16. The application blanks will be given to the campers on July 14. The cost will be $1 which will cover meals. Equipment is being secured by Harold E 11 e r m » n, equipment chairman, and anyone willing to help with the job, is asked to contact him. Mrs. James White is camp director and a staff of approximately 15 adults will assist. A nurse will be on duty at the camp at all times. Move to Tiietken Apartment JERSEYVILLE.—Misses Elizabeth Moore and Lois Davis, teachers in the school system of District 100 have rented an apartment at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Tuetken of 324 East Arch St. They moved to their residence there Saturday. son and children of Waterford, N. Y., are visiting at the home of Mr. Fulkerson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fulkerson. Jerseyans Urged To Water Trees JERSEYVlLLE.-Residents receiving trees for their premises through the tree planting project sponsored by the Woman's Club are requested to water the trees as many are turnihg brown Trbm lack of moisture. Although there has been rainfall locally in the past weeks, it has not been sufficient to keep the trees in *J healthy condition. The tree planting project represented two years' work on the part of the Woman's Club as one of the constructive programs of the regime of Mrs. Louis N. Helder, club president. It also rep-, resented quite an outlay of. money and every effort should be made to keep the trees alive. It has been suggested by the nursery that, the ground around" the trees should be spaded up in order that the moisture might reach the roots. SEMI-ANNUiL SHOE NOTICE TO OUR CUSTOMERS Because of the death of F. L. Sprinftnan (brother of Joseph and Anthony Sprlnf- man) our office, yard and warehouse will be closed Thursday afternoon, July 3. J & A SPRINGMAN Godfrey, Illinois Town & Country and Other Famous Makes All This Season's - Newest 216 State St. Contagtmn ttobby DUNCAN, Okla. ff - Kenneth Moore didn't know what he was jetting'into 11 years ago when he his son's pigeons when he went off to college. Moore got interested in the bird* and began raising them as 8 hob- ;eiuug JMIU ji yceis agu «m-n «••- .-••« -~ra— — igreed to take care of a puple ofiby. He now has more than 800. JULY SHOE CLEARANCE SALE DRESS FLATS! SUMMER CASUALS! WEDGES! WHITE RED BLUE BEIGE NYLON HOSE HANDBAGS 2 »1""""2" - » Shop Thursday Until 9 P.M. W West Third ALTON OUR AMERICAN HERITAGE! YOU WILL RECEIVE The Savo-Clown Bank tf of July Ma. Arm HMWM IYHIOUI TONOUI WAOfl Arm A**... win k "DtrOWtQ" In (AV-O'i riMtfl EACH ACCOUNT INSURED TO $10,000 BY AN AGENCY OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT MACI A COIN IN •AV-O'« MAND- MIU DOWN ON AND W-M-A-M. Balloon Rolls e—yd. gets clofhtM drier, fASTER Pressure Adjust Gives correct presvjn -tor ANY fabric' INSTANT SAFETY RELEASE Double Safety Interlock Wringer Swivels 360 Lock in 8 ' different Compere at 109.95 I'atBIEDERMANS 51 Off! NORGE Deluxe Wringer Washer S AVC Where You Have the Advantages of: CONVENIENT LOCATION ELEVATOR SERVICE LARGE PARKING AREA DRIVE UP WINDOWS PRIVATE CONFERENCE ROOMS AFTER HOUR DEPOSITORY PLUS A FRIENDLY EXPERIENCED STAFF TO SERVE YOU SAVE IY MAIL POSTAGE PAID IOTH WAYS 543 East Broadway Hours: 9:00 to 4:30. 4<fui'i larpH, t .AueU OVER 16 MILLION DOLLARS Alton, Illinois Phone 2-0058 Friday 9:00 to 6:00 Closed Saturday On this Independence day, we honor our founding fathers who, through their bravery and wisdom, their firm belief in the right of all to "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness," established in our land the great traditions of the American way. Let every July Fourth remind all of us that it is our privilege and duty to cherish and protect this priceless heritage. THE FOLLOWING BUILDING-SAVINGS & LOAN ASSOCIATIONS WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY FRIDAY, JULY 4 Hone Building 4 Loan Association East Alton Savings & loan Association Cerwanla Savings & Loan Association Wood River Savings & Loan Association Citizens Savings & Loan Association Piasa BuiJdlug eV Loan Association Alton Savings «V Loan Association MONEYS .DOWN Porcelain Inside and Out/ Norgt . . . with the excluilv* triple-action agitator! Turns and tumbles clothes thoroughly with up, down and around motion! The double-safety lock on wringer means it cannot ever wring and swing at once! Full- skirt styling . , . designed for balance ... no tipping, no rocking! HUGE TRADE-IN for your old outdated wathetl OPEN FRIDAY and MONDAY NIGHTS Broadway and Piasa ALTON, ILL SI L U U I ( j M O N O U M A N L) r' rvu; ( API (.,!»< AROL AU. MO M,

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