Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 19, 1954 · Page 13
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 13

Alton, Illinois
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Monday, April 19, 1954
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Member of The Associated Press, 5c Per Copy. Springs Agnin Flowing •~*~*~~+>»~ *~-.—-*~*~~-~+~*""~*~~~~'— «•»•—^-*—»•* ^-.^^—-—^ ( Resume Sale of Water to Farmers in Jersey County ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Section 2 Pages 13-22 ALTON, ILL., MONDAY, APRIL 19, 1954 JERSEYVILLE.-The sale of •ji'ater to farmers in the Jersey- '•ille vicinity was resumed Sat;,y H r tens! temporal i1y as 3 result of the throe inches of rain vhi'-h fell during a 24-hour period from 5 p.m. Wednesday to Thursday evening over the area between Jerseyville and Union Forest Spring?. The three heavy showers of an inch each which fell, stimulated the flow of the Union Forest Springs and the surplus water is being made available to the farmers of the Jerseyvills rnmmuntiy as long as it lasts. Farmers reported some water in ponds and branches as a result of the heavy downpour, but thus far no change fn the water situation regarding wells that have failed has been noticed. Farmers who have succeeded in plowing their lands for corn and soybeans this spring in advance of the rainfall stated the ground seemed to absorb all of the water where the plowing had been done. Residents of the Quarry (own- ship vicinity who were in Jerseyville Saturday reported that rainfall in that area was quite heavy and that springs among the hills and bluffs of the locality have shown a substantial increase in their flow. Sponsoring I'iper Drive JERSEYVILLE — The Jerseyville Assembly, Order of Rainbow for Givls, is sponsoring a paper and magazine drive which must be completed by June 1. Persons having paper and magazines to contribute are asked to tie them in separate bundles and fake them to the home of Mrs. Zetta Blish on South Washington St. Visit In Springfield JERSEYVILLE. - Mrs. Pearl E. Johnson and Mrs. Leo Day motored to Springfield Wednesday where they are taking lessons on the organ. They were accompanied by Mrs. Herbert C. Bertman who visited with Mr. Bertrnan, a patient at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. On their return to Jerseyville they were accompanied by Mary Ruth, Jimmie and Chuckie Whitley who spent the Easter weekend with their grandmothers, Mrs. A. F. Mitzel and Mrs. Mary Whitley. The children's parents,. Mr. and Mrs". Francis Whitley and their other children, Donald and Theresa, came to JerseyviUe Friday to spend Easter and accompanied the three back to Springfield Sunday. Miss Blanche Mitzel of Fulton, Mo. and Miss Marie Mitzel of St. Louis were also weekend guests at the Mitzel home there. Luck on Mushroom "Ylunt JERSEYVILLE. — Mushroom hunters have been taking to the fields and woodlands the past two days in search of "white" types of the plants. H. F. Henderson went to Macoupin County Friday afternon and reported Penr Tree, 124 Years Old, in Bloom at Jersey JERSEYVILLE - Crowned with another heavy display of fruit buds, the oldest pear tree in Illinois and this section of the Midwest has awakened once more from its winter lethargy to greet another spring. It has been 124 years since the tree, n pear of unidentified species was sot out on land four miles northeast of Jerseyville. It is believed to be 'the oldest fruit free of its kind. Each year many horticulturists search out the site of the tree to have a look at it. l,ast year many people from other states visited the Nevius farm to see it and marvel at its great age. Each season, however, there is reason to believe the end of the tree may be near. Decay has set up in the trunk, and increasing weakness is becoming apparent. For the past, month there have been numerous inquiries from local residents and parties from a distance regarding the old tree and its health. The answer is that the pear is again bearing with all the glorious beauty of past years, another crop of snow white fruit blossoms. Reports Many Cases of Mumps JERSEYVILLE-A number of cases of mumps have been reported in the Jerseyville vicinity during the past two weeks. A number of the patients are from the first grades of the public schools, and most of the children of school age are from the rural districts. , Frost Reported JERSEYVILLE - A late frost struck some Jersey County districts early Saturday morning, and just-how much damage may have been done to fruit buds cannot be delermined for some time. Bert Dabbs of the Grafton vicinity was in Jerseyviue Saturday aftfernoon and reported that considerable frost was visible in the locality where he resides. He also reported that several other residents of that community reported there was ice on water troughs of the Ipcality. Fined For Discharging Wea|x>n JERSEYVILLE — City police were called to the eastern part of the city early Saturday morning to investigate the source of a number of shots. They took into custody a roomer at a private home and lodged him in the city jail until morning. Charges of drunkenness and peace disturb- Kt7/rff By Lightning Mushroom Hunter Finds Seven Cattle Dead On Jersey Farm NEW VFW AUXILIARY OFFICRKS of Jerseyvillc were Installed nl eere- monies held last week at the VFW home. Mrs. Edward Crone is the new president succeeding Mrs. Mardclle Dchnc. finding a sackfull of the mushrooms. They were well scattered, he reported, and one had to do considerable walking to find a sackfull. YOUNGSTOWN IHA HNANdNG <• • YEAR 'ROUND PROTECTION for cnlrancti in ANY kind of weather CUSTOM MADE, strong aircraft aluminum, tupcrb baked*on enamel finish, choice of colon and ityling. For homes, itorei, apartments, offices. ECONOMICAL-they last » lifetime, no maintenance costi. 1 f eoi> iu uoi (KIMiFl/MAIM I Would tike an Estimate on YOUNGSTOWN AWNINGS I I I ,m ALTON HOME IMPROVEMENT I HOAPWAY Pml 2.63ZQ Afttf g P.M. JERSEYVILLE—Mrs. Robert Moffat of Chicago arrived Thursday to be a guest for a week of her Rrandmothor. Mrs. Leola Henry and hrr great grandfather. William D, Landon. Mr. Landon will be a hundred years old in October. Mr. and Mrs. John DeCourcy and sons, Gary, Bruce and Albert, and Miss Eunice Grabbe were guests Raster of Mr. DeCourcy's father, F. G. DeCourcy and his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Dohrendorf fin St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Charles White end daughter, Wendy, are spending a week in Dallas, Texas, with Mr. While's-brother and sister- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Dick White. During their absence, Mrs. J. Irving While is caring for their son, Stevie. Mr. and Mrs. Ben M.. Hoff- anee were filed against the man by Chief of Police Edward Henson. He was arraigned before Justice A. Thatcher on a plea of guilty was fined $10 on a drunkenness charge and $100 on the discharging the gun in tne city and highway and disturbing the peace. Wheat and Alfalfa Growing Well JERSEYVILLE — Winter wheat condition has shown considerable improvement during the past week farmers reported here Saturday afternoon. The rainfall during the period, stimulated growth, and there are few fields where the plants, are not tall enough to hide a rabbit. Farmers also reported that alfalfa fields arc making a good growth and that .many areas have plants a foot in height toward the first crop of the year. Clover fields are also showing stimulated growth during the past seven days. man Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hoffman Jr., of Gary, Ind., were weekend guests ot the former couple's son-in-law and daughter. State's Attorney and Mrs. Claude Davis and family Mrs. Mary Long is a patient at St. Luke's Hospital in SI. Louis where she underwent surgery Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Tlapek and children, Paul and Margaret of Capo Girardeau, Mo., came to Jerseyville Saturday to remain over Sunday with Mrs. Tlapek's mother, Mrs. C. M. Hanes. Mr. Tlapek returned home Sunday and Mrs. Tlapek and children are remaining here for a longer visit. The Rev. Father Mnrion L. Gibbons, C. M., vicn-reclor and director of students at Saint Mary's Seminary, La Porte, Tex., arrived Saturday to spend Easter here with his brother and sister-in-law, Ally, and Mrs. John F. Gibbons and family. Mrs. Charles Hoch of Chicago has been a guest the past week at the Prentiss D. Cheney home here. Mrs. Hoch and Mr. Cheney motored to Richmond Heights, Mo., today to accompany home the letter's son, Charles, who has spent his Easter vacation here wit It his father. Mrs. Moch, who was formerly Miss Dorothea Hofsoes of Jerseyville, svill return to Chicago Wednesday. Miss Carolyn Meek and Miss Eleanor Lang of Burlington. la., came to Jerseyville Friday to remain until Sunday as guests of the former's mother, Mrs. Elnora Meek and her uncle and aunt, Gilbert Pritchett and Miss Charlotte Prilchett. Mrs. Fred W. Howell went to Jacksonville Saturday to be an Easter guest at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Henley. She attended a party Saturday after- To Launch Drive For Consumption Of Dairy Goods CHICAGO iP -Seventy-five representatives of dairy, farm, rrlail and consumer groups opened a one-day meeting in Chicago today to launch a drive to promote the consumption of dairy products in Illinois. The slate-wide promotional drive was to be started In the Chicago headquarters of the Illinois Agricultural Assn. The IAA is the largest state farm bureau organization in the nation, representing more than 200,000 farm families. Charles Shunian, president of the IAA, said he "hoped the program will bring about belter business for .the entire dairy industry without depending upon the federal government." "It should be possible," Shumnn said, "to move the current production of dairy products through more profitable channels than into government storage. This would mean better health for consumers, better returns for producers, and it would help get the government out of the dairy business." Shumnn said the chief objective of Ihe drive will be lo "Increase consumplion of milk, butler, cheese and other dairy products which have piled up in surplus because of reduced consumption during the last decade." JERSKYVII.LK- Seven cattle were killed by a bolt of lightning Wednesday evening nt the farm of Clement A. Duello In Klsah township. The death of the cattle was not discovered until the following day when a mushroom hunter from Jerseyvllle. K. Houseman, came across the dead animals and went to the Duello farm and reported what he had discovered. The cattle killed during the storm wore four Hrrrfords, two Jerseys and one Holstoin, the last named being a purebred, registered animal. The cattle were kept in a field some distance from the Duello farm house and were not visited every day by their owner. Sufficient feed was placed for several days and the loss would not have been noticed for several days hut for the activities of the mushroom seeker. Wlvn the siortn hit the area Wednesday evening, the caltlc were some distance from the burn whei-e they usually obtained shelter, and the bolt of lightning hit them down before they reached the building. A heavy rain, totaling about one inch accompanied! the storm and the lighting was unusually sharp. The loss of Ihe cattle was cov- Dow 4-H Club T'lam Mcrlinp; Wednesday JKRSKYVILLE The Dow Superior 4-H Club will hold Its next meeting Wednesday at the home of Charles MeClnry. according to the olub leader, Ralph Getsler. • New members of the group received their handbooks, records and calendars nt a meeting held recently at. thf home of Everett Carlson, president of the club, who conducted the session. Laverno Jenne, Youth Assistant of Jersey County, gave pointers on demonstrations and talks nt the meeting. A talk on "Swine Erysipelas" w n s given by George Hohnsbehn; H discussion of a current event on "Fire" was presented by Rex Hohhsbehn; and Charles McClary and Ev- orelt Carlson Rave a demonstration on "Different Types ol Bandages." Ronda Gelsler Is reporter for the Dow Superior Club. Ever try lidding crushed potato chips to buttered bread crumbs to use as a topping for n casserole? ered by Insurance, and the matter WHS adjusted by the company Saturday. 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