Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 9, 1960 · Page 3
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 1900 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE Jersey Club Hears Son Of Pony Express Rider .JERSEYVTLLE — l/)ca1 Ro-| Russell happened to be in Wash- tar ians Monday heard an in-jington sometime before the mit- teresting report regarding thej break of the Civil War and he centennial observance of the suggested to post office aitthori- Pony Express held recently at ties there the plan for the Pony St Joseph. Mo, and Salt Lake' Kxpress He informed them that City. Utah. The narrator was it might be possible to cut the de- Joseph R. 'Uncle Joei Fulker- livery of marl by pony riders son who is the son of one of the down to 10 days or two weeks, riders of the Pony Express just He WHS given the go ahead sign before the outbreak of the Civil and stalled the pro.ject as soon War 1 . a*, he returned to St. Joseph." Fulkerson WHS an honored Fulkerson related, guest at the celebrations held in Fulkerson read a copy of the both cities. He and Iris brother, advertisement placed in period- Frank Fulkerson. of the Jersey- icals of the day It stressed the ville vicinity are the only living!need tor good riders. 18 year's of children of Pony Express rid-.age. skinny and willing to en- ers , counter the dangers of the time.. During his talk Fulkerson told The pay offered was $25 per Of the origin and piir|iose of the week Pony Express. "The discovery of "The express was set up." gold in 1849 in California, sent Fulkerson continued, "with 190 thousands of prospectors to the stations and 80 riders. So far as west coast." Ftilkrr.sr.rn said "The known one ridpr was killed by only method of transportinn of Indians. A number of the stn- tnall was by ship down the west lions were attacked from time coast and around the horn and to time and the station atten- up the east coast ol South Amer- dant killed and the station burn- lea to the east. This was a six cd. months trip al thai time, and ' The pony express rider look it jtook another m.\ month* lor olf from his starting |X)int at the. reply to reach IK destination, break neck speed. Some 10 miles "Another mute \\as by stage farther on. he pa me to the sta- via Arkansas nod Texas to the tiori where the attendant there. west coast. In said "As t h •• hurl a fresh horse saddled and danger of the outbreak of the Civ- ready It took about two minutes il War approached, the Federal to switch the mail hags to the Government at \\ashmgton fresh horse and take off again sought some method of shorten- The rider concluded his day's inn the linn for mail delivery run HI the end of a 30 mile trek.' 1 to the west coast and return Fulkcrson told of his visit to The firm of Majors. Russell SI. Joseph to attend the cele- and Waddell operated a stage bra I ion and then of the obscr- line to the West Coast \\n way vance of the Pony Express Cen- of St. Joseph to Saeremento.jtemual at Salt Lake City. Two Treated for Burns At Jerseyville Hospital JERSKYVILI.K --'Terry Rid-.Mks Katherine Hanes and Mrs enour. 15-month-old son of Mr. I Hart shorn was formerly Miss and Mrs. Den/il Ridenour of Jer- Carolyn Meek and they were sewille rereived severe burns classmates here at the Je.r-sey • . , , „, Community High School, when he pulled a pot of hot '-of- * fee from a table at his home Sunday morning and contents spilled over his body. He has second degree burns on his chest, stomach, inside of legh, left thight and ankle, and arms. He was brought to the Jersey Community Hospital about 10:30 a.m. where he wa> given emergency treatment and was then transferred to Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. Mrs. Clarence Ayres of Fieldon was treated at the Jersey Community Hospital at approximately the same timr as the Ridenour child for first and second degree burns incurred when a gas range exploded at her home. Her face, neck and both arms were involved. She was dismissed after treatment. Richard Charow, lb. sou of Mrs. Steve Charow. incurred a laceration on the back ol his head Friday evening when he jumped off the side of the pool at the Boys and Girls Club and struck his head. He was taken to the Jersey Community Hospital where the wound was sutured. Bobby Hormell. 14, son of Dr. and Mrs. Jack Hormell. fell over an electric cable at the Westlake Country Club Sunday at 4 p.m. He was carrying soda bottles at the time and these broke cutting his right palm on t h e broken pieces He also suffered an abrasion of the right, knee in the fall. He was treated at the Jersey Hospital where sutures were used to close the hand wound. Another teenager 1 . Richard Shields, 14, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Shields of Jerseyville, incurred a sprain of the right knee when the bicycle he was riding collided with another ridden by Kenneth Bailey. He was also treated at the local hospital and dismissed. Deana Ferguson, 11, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Ferguson of Jerseyville, was fishing in a creek near her home Sunday • afternoon and was injured in an accident. When casting her line the hook came off and caught Deana in the right upper arm. She wa brought to the Jersey Hospital where the hook was removed. Leave for Long Betted JERSEYVILLE - Mrs. R. L.I Hartshorn and sons, Gilbert, Donald and Tom, who have been spending several weeks here with Mrs. Hartshorn's mother, Mrs. C. M. Meek, and her uncle and aunt, Gilbert Pritehett and Miss Charlotte Pritchett, left Monday to join Petty Officer Hartsorn in Long Beach, Calif., where they will I reside. They were accompanied by Mrs. Hartshorn's mother, Mrs. Meek, who will spend some time with them. En route to Californ-j ia they were guests in Garland, Tex., of Mr. and Mrs. Paul J. Holmes and with Petty Officer Hartshorn's sister and family ini Pecos, Tex. T Mi's. Holmes was formerly; "ATHLffri'S POOT GUM HOW TO KILL IT. IN 3 PAYS, if not delighted with STRONG in•twit-drying T-4-L. your 48c back at any drug store Watch infected skin! *louuh on Watch healthy »kln le-i place It Itch and burning are gunei ; TODAY •< Thrifty Drug Co. Adv.', Announce Winners in Light Box Parade at Jerscyvilk .TERSEYVIU..E — The annu-, Pagofla THis replica -rf a tem- al Playground* Light Box Par-lp| P wns three stories high and Former Jp.riwv Meet Afl.fr Accept* Post HMJ8 LAA ade. held Friday evening at the Lions Playground attracted a stood on a two-inch high plat- iform. It was surrounded by a large crowd of participants »ndj |Bnf|M . Bpp desiCT ^ mrk „,,. spectatois. itm. crepe paper and card- "SiRht Seeing Around the I board Riving a realistic locale World" was the theme for the ( o the production. IflW parade and many ordinal Rohf . rt s CH , UII . Bl1 , nstn|(1 . tor at the Jerseyville East Elementary School, and Mrs. Carter divided into «ere judges for' the event. tt>«* C'npe Ml Reception .JERSEYVILLE — Miss Nan- entries were in the and artistic line up. The boxes were two classes for judging, one for those boxes made on the playgrounds and the other for- those, ( . y , am , Copp daUKnter of Mr made al home. and Mrs Aron (;opp of .| PI .,, ev . Winners in the two divisions i ville. a grand officer of the Illi- were as follows: (lass "A'Vpois Order- of Rainbow for Girls. iMade on playgroundsi, pretti- ;ittnml'>(l » reception given at the esl entry was won by B e t h;\insonic Hall in Salem Saturday Ixing. daughter of Farm Advis- evening in honor of Miss Valarie er and Mrs. Bob I-ong. which Knox. grand worthy advisor of was H replica of St. Peter's 'the Illinois Rainbows. The re- Cathedral in Rome; second cppMon was given by Miss place went to Stanley Cox. third Knox' (Chapter, to Ann Franklin and honorable mention to Tom Hughs, Alice Franklin and Shellv Smith. Miss C.'ope who is a past wor- Ihy advisor of thf- JcTscyville Assembly, is now grand nature In the most original classifies Qf )h( . '^^ organi , afion . 9,,, lion of this division the entry of w;)s HCron1pani ,, d to Sa | em by Debbie and SIMP Heisle, daugh- hpr mo , hf , r Mrs _ A ,. on Cope an(J ters of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hersler won first place. This entry was- ,i miniatute bird's eye view of Pans. Holland Ireland and Alaska. Second place went to Jane ("harow. third place to Janice Wendle and honorable mention to SHeve.n Wendle. In the group of boxes made at home the winners were as follows: prettiest, Carol Roth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dudley present included. Mrs. Lena Roth, which was a volcano: sec- Krusc and daughters. Sharon and ond. Bmcc Kgolholl: third June Carol of Fieldon. Mr. and Mrs. Swir/cr and honorable mention K"».\ Miller', Mrs. Jerry Zim- lo Debbie Shaw and Diane and merman. Mrs. John Zimmer- David Wendle. man. Mrs. Nelson Miller of Jer- Th< winners in the most origin- seyville: Chris Taylor. Helical Kitiup were as follows: first vill<> ^'' and Mrs - Colonel place went to Sue Day. daugh- Henley and children. Medora. tor of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Day - lohn Anderson. Lockport. 111. JKRSKYVILI.K - Two former Jerseyville men who left here Aug. 24. 1942 for army service met herr Saturday evening for the first time in IX years They .itf Robert Wilkinson, now of Amarillo, Tex and Wil- : ham M Thatcher, ol Phocniv Ari/ The two formed part of a contingent that left here for Scott Field for induction into the aimed forces The two became as, signed to separate training centers, and from thai time until 'they both came to Jersey ville ; recently to visit relatives, they had not met. Both men and their (amities ;left Jerseyville Monday morning to return to their homes. Wilkinson and his family had | visited his lather. l,e. Wilkinson, and Thatcher and hi^ lam- il.v had visited with his parents, Mr. and Mrs Arthur Thatcher.! FOSM-.RRIX; — Mr and Mrs Ravin ond Davis returned Sunday' from a I rip by auto to Harnsburg. Pa where they visited friends' Mrs Davis flew on to visit friends in New York. Providence and; .Newport. R.I.. and in North; Doughton. Mass. Mr- and Mrs Walter (Ivillo and tannlv arrived here Monday from. Haines City. Flu., for a visit with friends They were accompanied by their son. Alvin. who is on furlough from the Army at present and three younger 1 children Mi rfnd Mrs. Walter Hess and two children of McAllen. Tex., who have been visiting relatives and friends in Fostcrburg. accompanied by his sister'. Mrs. Florence Hermes spent several days in Wisconsin and Minnesota before endins their 3-week vacation here and returning home last week. .Mrs Irene Lcighty. formerly of Fosterburg but now of Lakeland. and | and Mrs. Bernard Dolan and family, former Jerseyville rwi-j^ f M ' 1 fl .. ~ dents, and their son, Joseph, is Giant concrete pipw. In Pnnth House rmm]nim: a , thp ^ ^ m carry Jordan River Jl t<lltt>Lfl Mn WM ' P hiS Fmr " ntS " r " 3t the thirsty deserts /If rvMfPftf*. 1VI1J» 0/ark rpsoi( the other Steckel Tel Aviv- reports. Each JKRSKYVILLK - Tony Beier- '^Idren are being can>d for hi]of the pipe is about W fert **« Jerseyvtllp by their aunt. Miss I and weighs 30 tons Wra IS mann left Monday for Eureka, Mo., where he will assist with the duties at the parish house of the Sacred Heart Church where the Rev. Justin Schmied- cr. () F M. formerly of Jersey County, is stationed. Father Schrnieder is also chaplain at St. Joseph's-On-T h e- Hill Infirmary near Eureka. Mr. Bciermann was accompanied to Kureka by his son-in-law and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Steckel and son; Joseph of Jerseyville who were en route to the O/arks for a vacation. / The Steckels visited in Ctess- ( well. Mo. with Mrs. SteckelV brother-in-law and sister. Mr.: Jerseyville by Cornelia Bpjetrnann. I Horn are laid dally. Kla. is visiting her son daughter-in-law. Mr and Mrs. HuJgrr Dubbledee. in Edwardsville Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wag- goner and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Means visited with her there Sunday afternoon. DID YOU KNOW! 1. Assets at Pidsa FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS and Loan, the home of "E. I. P.'», ineraoftd more than $1,500,000.00 during the Six Month Period ending June 30, 1960. 2. You are an E. I. P. at Piaso First Federal. * Extremely Important Person Piasa First Federal STATI & WALL STS. PHONI HO 5-2555 her brother. David Cope. Honored at Milliter JERSKYV1LLK — Mrs. Ruby Miller of Jerseyville was honored at a birthday dinner given Sunday al the home of her 1 son- in-law and daughter. Mr. arrd .Mrs. Gene Stowers in Havana. III. In addition to the honoree those Hey Kids! Ages 6 to 8—9 to 12 Enter the Free Competition! Nothing to Pay! Nothing to Buy! ALTON PLAZA - WILSHIRE VILLAGE NORTH ALTON - DOWNTOWN WOOD RIVER i^P.N. HIRSCH ft C ONE OF EIGHT HIRSCH $ °° 25°° Gift Certificates CONTEST whose entry depicted "Sight See ing Around the World": second place was won by Sandy Shaw, third place by Diana Ma Hoy. The gr-nnd champion of the show was entered by Ruth Ann Day. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Day Tins entry had a Japane.se theme, represented a Visits Daughter Here JERSEYVILLE — James L. Lair- of West Plains. Mo., was a visitor here Sunday with his daughter. Mrs. Lowell Hewitt. Lair has been a rural mail carrier out of West Plains for the pa.sl 1'7 years. He returned to West Plains Sunday evening. Snuder's * I 7M«0 MASA - A1TOM BOYS AND GIRLS WIN FREE SHETLAND PONY with saddle ond bridle Boys and girls, to age 14 accompanied by parents, come in to REGISTER AS OFTEN AS YOU LIKE during August. The more you register, the better chance you have to win. No purchase necessary. WINNING NAME WILL BE DRAWN AUG. 28 ' CISCO KID appearing at BOYS' TOWN RODEO AUGUST 27 and 28 at Riverhouse Farms, Godfrey, Illinois SEE THE PONY AT OUR STORE FRIDAY, 10 A.M. to 3 P.M. S v*iirl0r 9 < FOR YOUR PONY nuoer $ i«M| BRING THIS fMMO MASA REGISTRATION NAME STREET* NO. TELEPHONE NUMBER AGE CITY D BO Y DCIRL •••*••••••>•••••••••••*•••••• Snuaer's d I THIRD PIASA • ALTON OFFICIAL RULES: 1. This contest is open to all children residing in this area. There will be two age groups considered by the judges: Ages 6 to 8—Ages 9 to 12. All judging will be done by the Grand Theatre in Alton. $25.00 HIRSCH Gift Certificates will be awarded to one winner in each age group in each of FOUR P. N. HIRSCH stores. A total of eight $25.00 HIRSCH Gift Certificates will be awarded. 2. All entries must be from this newspaper and the registration blank must be attached to the entry. Entries can be deposited in any P. N. HIRSCH Store near you. All entries must be received in the stores no later than 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 16th. 3. Color the scenes from Walt Disney's "Pollyanna" any way you see fit using only the following mediums: water colors, crayons, pastels. Only entries completed in these three mediums will be judged. 4. Awards will be based on accuracy and appearance. Judges' decisions will be final. All eight winning entries will be displayed in the lobby of the Grand Theatre. P. N. HIRSCH "POLLYANNA" COLORING CONTIST REGISTRATION ILANK Name . Address City Phone Age . "Pollyanna" Starts Wed., Grand Theatre Winners of P. N. Hiisch & Co. "PoJJycrnn" Co/or ing Contest will be displayed in fne lobby ot our theater? DOWNTOWN ALTON

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