Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 18, 1960 · Page 20
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July 18, 1960

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 20

Alton, Illinois
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Monday, July 18, 1960
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MONDAY. .Tl'LY IS. H Coif fit vFriir * Kofifim* lo IV (.!()!{(.» I IK.MM TrM-graph Mull Wrllrr <' M;i;< 11.1 ,T(IN iinii. i» i>i n tii<- ''I: Ii ». \oti' ' I,emo!>- wlm hi- In - n ii' • -'di tit •>! i "ii <•• in nhi' -' .'i - did" i . t that \\ .\ Otll ill .. i Ii i' blue -k> ( h Mi i i ti,'' .' \ v. I 1 i: hi \\ a- sri \ in:; .1- a"! nl tii. Ian as-au lalioh im ! 1 \i a v In- ha,I more fan t MHI |. nci undiM his boli Mian an.UMii.h i ti (iiecnc County. Lenmnv , in (.Jiieiie County Irom I'lonnnnuton !Vi >ears nc f ' to nruiam a larm imned .<*?**•> IVf, the •son. at »«e wrnnurt **• «cAanci. "* °» the sales THIS P.M. f • 101V 'eon f "»lr§ ^ Pieces HUB % and, »j» _ _ *K) ' *e is *R. D: H. I). Lemons, president ol CJreene Comity Fair Association the past nine years, served apprenticeship in state and national expositions. — Staff Photo. by a HloomintMon dentist. This farm spectali/.ed in hoijs. Later Lemons spent 1!'. \ears with Cook Vailes Stock Farm as what he ealN "Hi,, jnia man." Slimied t liiimpidiis Alons the line Lemons showed iwo world strand champion harrous at the International Livestock Show at Chicago, showed a world inland champion carload at the same place and annexed at ihe international show, ihe Illinois State Fair and a host of eount\ lairs a bushel basket lull of blue, red. while and purple ribbons. Once, his triends sa\. pressed lor time and needing to make some sort of an appearance at Illinois State Fair. Lemons hurried ai nii'ht into a hot; shed, selech d lour bainm.- out ol a of 100 \\ith a "Ifl-ceiil flashlight" and ba'-wd second place. Today Lemons' friends occu- sjonall\ chide him aboui his lac- tics in showing at lairs. "He was always in there pitchini: \Vith Lemons in Ihe background he al«a>s inanayed to keep his show animal in front ol the judj.;- ,-s' e>es iSeii \\hen 111' 1 .indues \veri 1 lookinK o\ei some other entrant. This r,ia\ hav e hecn a trifle obtrusue. bill it usually jnit l.emonv in the moiiev. Lemon.- continued his miriest in piii ' bi i ds. l.olh pol k and heei. al'tei'he iii'^.ui laiMiiii'.: lor him -ell III- »llll "lerds a li-v\ hoy-, be sa>.-.. lit- Dues tlie \\ork . artli sysb-iii ol operating make- him a woikinr fair association president. His idea ol mo\ inj; ./ S..H Ol bleacher scats is ID pei lull thi eliLillei I s anil ai ai ell.o; -irati'j^ist.s lo frit over Ihe ptob Ii in while hi . hinisell, lays hands nil the bleachers. >i Us lol lllos hi.-are-l to lend a hand and pro ceed lo net the moving job done While I.i-mons' children uet, small 01 still >oulh-. he uas ae- live in 1-11 Club work. He wa- ii 4-11 Club leadei loi 1 1 \eur-. He S''i>s, not uithoul s o m t pridi , that hi- ' l.'im' n u.-uah.. I I CC'iX'l (1 lIlC' ll' HI • si.,: II nl |JI i/ e.S III i II shov, • at eolllltS aid -liile lair- These children, now adults, aie Fl«\d oi CiiiiilltuM I tuber! ol Allon \ii-. Jaim - Plielan D! \\ond IJiN'i and lie l.ile Harlan Lemon- Snilil-e ill ,LMi a! pi lUi I" I. I. • oils and others e,.ane. lid uiii, i i:e, IK I '<Muit\ I a ii v'. bird h.. liUVII Ili buslhes- loi !Ua cnll-i ei; IIV'l- >eai s, I III. a-»MICIahnli - track oh »'ilin ! , I in,'.-i" in.i.\ HIM at llljjhl ha- i n ibied Ili'll t ,iiiij iiioi e pi i -on- In tin I, mil loi tin :ace. k and in ellecl Kei p the i olllll.\ Kill l|a\ 01 a. III' ' il eelh ('nijnt> Kan . It ha ii I ic-ui led lo yililllilcKs. inaillif auluinu l(!|' sHllll 'II n • .'.- i.ill^ Sl/.i 0 oanct oirin.-.-ti.i.- ami Ihe like lu Keep Ihe Ian ^oinv Ai HieCieene ' uunl.v Kail a dipla> ul Hi'eeii iiVuiib j^tfl a.s iiitien ii^peel as a champion t,. i Ii i• -mains •OJliewhai pastoral \uide othei .'./uiitii- .vjinev.hai oio.s urhaii. it *>rt to tiniiel aiuJ biK name illll aClinll- 1 \, ™ »rana fin Traditional, House of U s • L •» laughi, Mo *a*rt, »or/d »estj, "•» »wewsii African, m - -•••! full!* fan, anrf Phil C( from -7 • IliljfQ ma ^' many nore _ ' • "«a aj time to % y««'// find % " Tfcere' { icarpe M,-?' Sf J "»«»/ ind Hide- it ••*•«!£ *ere, room TO in ^«i *"' Mov/ftf Win ttfy ' • • • FOfl u «-ro5:3o feMffe id r «fl, • * for Off i tiling ' Matt. - m -m Wlfyjy Vlfl ^"rfffame m »*»fc **op S^siSSBs-SS lander, is ' —6'fnger, j afcttflrfer-Sm/fo NVff, !,£:>«*« .... $i 48 ." ' JjJJ**• • • Phileti/ 1?',?'"'?*'*' 4 " 'Sul Jl'!' 8 "* '«*fe ? 121** """•'«1I -S-5i?^^-SiS£' I ' » i ;£?~:7;:5-"«" ; -- SSHnmsfT-anr .,.... * mcn * 3§~5555:f ^ r *. fir •Jtc/i,.;... ""^av r^..- IWMinoiiS 8 " 1 ^' 8 * 8 *^ 2*W8fittpniK, l-^assas wwu STA* ^IvIB $*tt •Ml Ct 4^691

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