Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 30, 1956 · Page 11
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 11

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, August 30, 1956
Page 11
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE ELEVEN fan. LJ* fm? Ill r :r3f* f... v ;^>5 •—. <&-~± __....., — '•' 11 »™™ • in ii ^^^M^*MHHBBIiHM*MiHMHMMIMHb«b^- : v?'9nH»*_. IJn B^FEB Regular $159 Casual Tan 4-Piece Bedroom You Get Bookcase Bed, Chest, Double Dresser and Mirror! ,«, Yes, a really low price! Big Double Dresser with Tilting Bev-^\ Population Increases In 50 Counties Fifty of the 102 counties in Illinois increased in population between 1350 and 1955. Of the 89 non-metropolitan counties. 37 gained population. 27 were unchanged, and 25 lost population in the five-year period. Six f.'ountios—DuPflRO, Grtindy, Kendall. Lake, Massac, and Will —gained by 20 per cent, or more. The state's largest county, Cook, incrvd.S'.d by 6 per cent, from 4.530.MJO to 4,810,000. Madison County's population is indicated as 210,000, a gain of 26,000 over the 1950 total of 184,000. This is a gain of about 14 per cent- Counties without change in population include Macoupin, Counties showing increases of less than 7 per cent, include Jersey. St. Glair's population is esji- maieri at 228.000, a gain of 21,000 eled Edge Mirror, Bookcase Bed and Chest! Plasticized finish resistant to alcohol, nail polish and heat! EASY CREDIT TERMS 1 DOWN Delivers Your Choice! 16,95 Bit Utility Tabli outlet, drawer and Q Metal! Appliance Q8 8 Sfurdily conitructed 16.95 Mital Wardrobt turdily constructed of heavy gauge No Mail or Phone Order* AflB 9 No Mail or Phone Orders 14.95 Rollawty Bed Steel frame, spring, ABB Folds up for storage ^f Mattress is extra. $i Down No Mail or Phone Orders Viscose-Nylon WALL-to-WALL CARPET Installed, with r! APEX Automatic WASHER $159 Convertible 2-Pc. Living Room Full-Size DELUXE Model! Reg. $109.95 100 NO MONEY DOWN Here's a real economy buy in a full-size Wringer Washer: Built for first-class, dependable service . . . has many deluxe features that give you better, WHITER WASHES WITH FAR LESS EFFORT! And just LOOK AT THAT LOW PRICE! Has extra-large capacity tub . . . PLUS those great big balloon rolls! And you'll be saving $33 on this APEX! Buy NOW! FABULOUS $179,95 Value! Carpet Any Room Up to 9'xl6 or I2'xl2 f INSTALLED FREE WITH PADDING! In our opinion, this sale represents one of the best values we have -ever been able to offer. Magnificent, luxury miracle fiber floor covering that will last for years and years! Wide choice of colors! Call 2-9271 today and our Carpetmobile will come to your home with carpet samples any day or evening! No obligations to you what- Ultra-modern Sofa that easily makes into an innerspring bed to sleep 2! Has large matching Chair! Broad arms with shelf- effect fronts feature black V brass supports! Distinctive welted backs, button-tufted! Modern cover! soever! NORGE WATER HEATER 95 Now Oily... 59 No Money Down This new Norge Automatic Gas Water Heater gives you convenient, thrifty, dependable hot water service ALL THE TIME! Glass fiber insulation holds heat in, conserves on fuel bills! Keeps water at temperature you want! OPEN EVERY NITE FREE PARKING WHILE FREE DELIVERY The Hottest TV BUY over 1950. The center's estimates show Madison gaining at a faster rate than St. Clair. These estimates of population change in Illinois were released Wednesday by Philip M. Hauser, director of population research and training center, University of Chicago. The estimates wera prepared by the "composite" method, developed by Donald J. Bogue and Beverly Duncan of the center, which, uses statistics on births, deaths, and school enrollment. ; O. K. Sagen, chief of the Bureau of Statistics, Illinois Department of Public Health, served ftS technical consultant on the stud^y, which will be published in the department's "Health Statistics Bulletin."_ The department and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago sponsored the project. The most rapidly growing county in the state was DuPage, which had a July, 1950, population of 159,000 and a July, 1955, total of 220,000. . Population increased in each of the 13 counties which fall within Standard Metropolitan Areas, the total for the metropolitan counties for 1955 being 6,874,000, compared to 6,323,500 in 1950. This was a gain of 9 per -cent, compared with 7 per cent for the state as a whole in the five years. About 91 per cent of the state's increase of 608,000 occurred within the 13 metropolitan counties. Population in non-metropolitan ' counties increased by two per cent during the five-year period, from 2.429,500 in 1950 to 2,487,000 in 1955. In 1955 about 27 per cent of the-state's population lived in the 89 non-metropolitan counties, with 73 per cent in the 13 metropolitan counties. The number of cities with 10,000 or more inhabitants increased from 72 in 1950 to 88 in 1955, the total city population increasing from 5,611,000 in 1950 to an estimated 6.139,500 in 1955, comprising approximately 66 per cent of the state's population. Chicago increased from 3,624.000 in July, 195C, to 3,690,000 in July, 1955, or by 2 per cent. Of the 11 cities with 1950 populations of 50,000 to 200,000 the most rapidly growing were Aurora. Decatur. Joliet, and Rockfofd. Each increased by 10 per cent or more in the five years. Gains by larger counties: County 1»S« 1955 Cook 4,530,000 4,810,000 DuPage 159,000 Kane 153,000 Lake 183,000 Will 136,000 Peoria 175,500 9-Pc. $149 Kitchen Group With Range Includes mar-resistant plastic top Table, Host's Chair, and 5 .j Side Chairs—with gleaming chrome tubing PLUS apartment-^ size Gas Range with full-width insulated oven and a large T double-door all-steel Utility Cabinet! 220,000 172,000 228,000 166,000 186,000 86,000 210,000 228,000 108,000 145,000 177,000 138,000 SALE! Raytheon TV *100 We had to make a huge factory buy-out to get this low price! Full 17" screen, big power reserve, standup tuning, black-face picture tube, scuff-proof cabinet. Decorator colors! Best TV buy in town! Mite to Soil lor $169.96 Tazevvell ... 77,000 Madison .... 184,000 St. Clair .... 207,000 Macon 99,000 Winnebaso . 134,500 Rock Island 154,000 Sangamon .. 131,500 Growth of CHIcs Of the 14 cities with 1950 popu- latirns of 25,000 to 50,000, Belleville, Champaign, Granite City, Kankakee, and Waukegan grew most rapidly between 1950 and 1955. The population in each city increased by more than ten per cent in the 1950-'55 period. The most rapidly growing of the 'IB cities with 1950 populations of 10,000 to 25,000 was Skokie. The 1950 population of Skokic was 15.000; its 1955 population was 34.000, or more than twice the 1950 population. Other cities of this si/.e which increased hy at least 25 per cent between 1950 and 1955 are i Brookfield, Calumet City, DeKalb, Des Plaines, Downer* I j rove, Khnhurst, Evergreen Park. Park Ridge, and Wheiiton. Only four Illinois citlciu failed to gain population between 1950 land 1955 Cairo in Alexander County, Harrisburg i" Saline ' County, Oak Park in Cook Court' ty, and West Krakiort in FranJc- lin County. Read Telegraph Want "Ads Paffy" Other StOfVi Spr DOWNTOWN fclGHTH und FRANKLIN ( 11^ NORMANDY 7400 Naiurul Budge • • kr ALTON III Bruadwuy and Piasa yfit,-!d Mo Copi-'Giru'cJi-uu Mo $139 Bedroom, 10 Pieces With Bunks Big, new group In glowing maple finish! You get the Bunk Bods that make twin beds if desired, ladder, guard rail, 2 Englander Mattresses and 2 sturdy steel springs PLUS a spac- ( ious Dresser with Mirror and roomy Chest! An attractive room, priced! Now yours for only 100 1

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