Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on May 3, 1954 · Page 5
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 5

Alton, Illinois
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Monday, May 3, 1954
Page 5
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, MAY 3, 1954 ALTON EVENfKG There are 10 known species of crocodile. RYNDERS 2 7414 --ALTON. ILL Widespread Damage in County Wind Falls Tree On Auto At Jersey; Passengers Uninjured . JEnSEYVfLLE - The windstorm that struck Jerseyville and the Jersey County area about 6:45 p. in. Friday did widespread damage to buildings in some localities and several narrow escapes were experienced by residents from falling trees. Misss Clara Lou Martin narrowly escaped death in a car in which she was seated in ft driveway at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Ridenour on E. Spruce St. The car owned by Dale Compton of the Grafton vicinity, was being driven at the time by Philip Compton of Grafton. The car haa turned into the drivexyay as the storm struck. Clara Lou Martin shifted from the right side of the rear seat Save time...Save work.. SAVE DOLLARS! of the car to look out of the left window and call to another person. At the same instant a large tree fell on the car and the top of the car was crushed down to within a foot of the right side of the rear seat where the girl had been sitting a few seconds before. The top of the car above the front seat was ajso crushed, but the greater weight of the tree trunk centered on the right side of the rear seat of the ve hicle. Courthouse frees Damaged The greater force of the wind here struck on a line from the southwest from the courthouse vicinity to the east. Considerable damage was done to trees in the courthouse yard. A sturdy, hard maple had the top twisted t of it. A number of older rees in the same vicinity lost ajor limbs and branches. In the yard at the Lawrence Sandberg resident on B. Arch St., just east of the city hall, he. wind wa"s strong enough to ake out a large walnul tree by he roots. Several blocks to the fr FUU 5'/j FEET WIDE! FAMOUS FEATURES! FAMOUS QUALITY I Big, all-tted 66" CABINET SINK 134t£ $189.95 VALUE * _ ALTON HOME IMPROVEMENT •47 E. BROADWAY Dial 2-6820 After 5 Call 2-2868 MMWMC mm mm A CAPPELLA AND CHAPEL CHOIRS of tteKendre* College of Lefettton will appear at the East Alton Methodist Church Tuesday evening at 1:30. Prof. Glen H. Freiner directs the A Cappella group white Miss Kuta Smith leads the Chapel choir. south other trees were uprooted and the residence of Frank Drury suffered damage when two falling trees sideswiped the dwelling and tore away gutters and weater boarding. At the John J. Walz farm near the eastern city limits, the storm carried away the roof of one of the large outbuildings and carried it a distance of several hundred yards The farm is operated by James Winters, and he reported Saturday morning that members of the family went to the basement as the storm struck and threatened to sweep all away. Farm Building* Damaged At the farm' operated by Roy Powers two miles west of Jerseyville the wind demolished two outbuildings and also wrecked buildings at the farm operated by John Meuth in the same Jo- cality. The storm followed the practice of striking hard at a locality, then it would lift for some distance before hitting again at the Who Launders Sheets and Shirts Best? earth. A lot of damage was reported from the Quarry and Otter Creek township localities through which one section of the storm swept with considerable force, Windows were blown in and roofs of many dwellings and outbuildings damaged. North of Jerscyville and in the locality south of Kane, the storm struck the farming area and much damage was done. At. the Shaekelford farm/south of Kane a large barn had the entire roof and part of the west, side torn away and scattered for several hundred yards over the adjoining fields. At Ihe farm operated by Thomas Crotchett northeast of Kane, the storm demolished an implement shed and damaged-machinery kept in the shelter there. Residents of that vicinity reported seeing the funnel like formation of the cloud which swept over that district. 909 E. Broadway, Dial 3-8877 Efficient Farmers Denmark probably has the most highly organized agricultural industry in the world. The agricultural producers have achieved a high standard of efficiency through cooperative enterprises in production, quality of production and distribution. Ni|Ms Untaiwblt filching Skin? Relief beyond belief for fiery, itching irritation, with specially medicated Retinol—the ointment rich I'M lanolin. Soothes and oils tender ikin—lesaeni desirt to (cratch—thus aid* healing. Medora Groups Plan Meetings This Week MEDORA — The Medora Home Bureau will meet Friday al 1:30 p. m. at fhe home of Mrs. Henry Fricker. Roll call is to be answered with "A place of interest I would like to visit". The major lessson "Preparation of Cooked and Baked Foods for Freezer Storage", will be given by Mrs. George Nixon' and Mrs. Hope Chism. Mrs. Thelma Bruns will give the minor lesson on "Control of, House Pests". The Worth While Class of the Baptist Church will meet at the church basement Wednesday afternoon. Hostesses are Mrs. Bess Carter, Mrs. Lillie McCrellls and Mrs. Don Rice. The American Legion and Auxiliary will meet Thursday evening at the Harmony Commun ity Center. Hostesses will be Mrs. Vernon Doughty, Misss Ethel Doughty and Mrs. Harry Brown. The WCTU unit will meet Thursday afternoon at the Baptist Church. Mrs. William Kemper will be in charge of. the White Ribbon recruit. Girl, ft Electrocuted Eight-year-old Wendy Philip fired a suction arrow from a popgun on to the iron roof of her home, at Mildura, Australia, and climbed up to retrieve it. She died from an electric shock. Police said apparently the roof had become electrified because of a fault in the wiring of the house. Americans are eating better.. and with less work in the kitchen A eggs ,, .9% more meat! fish and poultry per person than in 1940, We're commning ,13% more dairy products («•' eluding butter). And fte food industry has been taking over jpore jobs one* done in the kitchen. Hundreds of foods are now available in pre- pwkaged, prpcook«J, canned or frozen form, in mixes or concentrates. Our consumption of eommereial frozen foods is now eight'timei g| great as in 1940. The fact that we are eating better -and with less kitchen work-is just one of many changes that have been occurring in America. In fact, our whole way qf living has changed, We're earning more money. More of us own our homes than pay rent, We're raising larger families. More children are going to college. We're living longer. keepine "•'• *" tomeetQurntW amilies own life insurance to provide a regular income to replace that of the breadwinner in case he were to die. Other families own it to assure funds for their children's education... or to help cover an uhpaid mortgage... or to pro* vide retirement income. t t i A suggestion: Have your needs or circum« Stances changed? Have you looked over your life insurance to see how it fits in with your way of living and the goals and your family have set for yourselves? Ctatrij iourif of Uft Iniuranco Insurance * Jersey Sailors Hold Reunion tn J a pnn and Chiton JEftSEYVILLE - fhe fetni- Res 6f hvo groiups ftf Jersey CSsmrjr service Men tearnwd of ««rf5T'l*e tneetirtfs enfcyed by fhese boys reewrtly, o«e fetrftiffn h«lng held hi Jfttrtift *ftd the other In China, Three Jersey County 'sftflors met tmexfrecterfly fn fhe Enllst- Men's Cluh «t S»seho. Japan i«st week when the ship on which they are serving put in that port about the same time. They were SN George F. Tohill, son of Mr. and Mrs. George t". fohill of Jerseyville, and 1*i«s and Joe Turner, sons of Mr. and Mrs. EvertH Turner of Kane. Seaman TOhill Is serving aboard the USS APL 30 and the Turner brothers are rtn the USS Peadmont. Joe Turner has been on three cruises jn Japan and <orean waters. The three boys entered service n June, 1953. Tohill going in nbouMwo weeks after the Turners. Tohill and iDelos Turner took hoir basic training in Maryland before going to San Diego, Calif, and Joe. Turner went directly to San Diego. The Turner brothers requested service on the same ship and received this assignment while Seaman Tohill went lo Washington, D. C. to continue its studies in the Radio Technician School before going on sea duty. The reunion of the three in Japan was their first since their Stty* Ift CaHfbffti*. Tws JefteyvflBi teMc* also « ftirprts? meettftg recianfty fn Hor^kdfit, ChflM. Th*y »re WtlBw Sgcftmafi FPS, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Stfcfc- mati, and Leon Littte, son ol Mr. eftd Mrs. Levi Little. Sackman is serving ftb(j«fd the USS Rendova and Little is with the crew of the tiSS Agawah. tte two have been on foteiftt duty since the first of fhe pre» sent year. Notes SHIPMAN - Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Hall and daughters, Eugenia and Julia, left Thursday for several days visit with relatives in Rosedale, Kan. Zantick Pays 12 Fot t»fe«!e9l SN»V Darryl ?. Zartm* at record smft-two mfllffdtt -fdf Screw f e» Stery fiw 1W ff* HI F&Tten Omf®'* flMMf!i?«,ffr life of CJKrtst. • '** PrOdtfctfofi 6f twt scheduled to start WAI NUT DAIRY Telegraph Want Ads "Click 1 FOSTER'S ton. PRESCRIPTION SERVICE 3 Illinois Registered Pharmacists to Sett* You Rtquttft Our Prescription Mrvtet . Your Doctor Will fee Clad fo Call U». Daily 9 A.M. to 10P.M. Sunday* and Holiday* 9 A.M. -1 P.M. and 4 P.M.. 10 P.M. FOSTER'S DRUG STORE ISO EAST BROADWAY fitAti Emergency Prescriptions Delivered At Once. 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