Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 8, 1963 · Page 6
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 6

Alton, Illinois
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Saturday, June 8, 1963
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PAGE SIX ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 1963 Pioneer Farm Joins Pere Marquette State Park RESIDENCE OF LOGS SMOKE HOUSE Log cabin residence, fast occupied in 1959 by Miss Edith Comstock, on 46- acre tract of land in center of 6,000-acre Marquette State Park recently acquired by the state. There are several other privately-owned tracts within the park. Man in photo is Homer Studebaker, park custodian, and one of four men who bought land from Miss Kohntopp in 1959. 53 Acres For $2,500 State Got Pioneer Farm in Park Log smoke house on Comstock farm located in center of Marquette Park and private property until recently sold to state. Man in photo is Homer Stucle- baker, park custodian. Studebaker was one of four men who bought place from Miss Edith Kohnlopp in 195!). There remain several other privately-owned tracts within the 6,000-acre state park, one of them 110' acres owned by Wesley Legate. What was probably I IIP lastj pioneer-style family farm in thej area, located approximately in, the center of the 6.000-acre Mar- 1 quetle State Park, was recently! sold to the State of Illinois for the nominal sum of S2.500. The farm, complete with livestock and old-style equipment, was occupied until 1959 by Miss Edith Kohntopp, who took over the place from an uncle, the latej Joel Andrews. , Ed£ , ar Croll . wil , be the speaker Even in its heyday, the small: ., %..,„ ,.„ „_.. U Cottage Hills Lutherans To Dedicate New Church CORN PLANTER This one-horse corn planter was used on 46-acre Comstock farm in Marquette Park until tract was sold in 1959 to four buyers, among them Homer Studebaker, park custodian. Studebaker and others interested have sold the land to the State of Illinois for a nominal Mrs. Flo SouthRoxaiia WSCS Seats New Officers Mary Ash, Mrs. Blanche WhitneyiSunday school is at 9:30 a.m., assisted by Mrs. Mary Knipping worship at 10:45 a.m.; pastor's class at (5:30, as well as training unions at 6:30 p.m. and worship and Mrs. Ha/el Russell. Frec-Wlll Baptist SOUTH ROXANA - The Bible at 7:30 p.m. Bible school will he- class and Good Will Ambassadors;Kin Monday for two weeks and of the Bethel Free-will Baptist ; wi " convene from 9 lo 11:30 a.m. hurch will have a family picnicj Tlw Dosing exercise will be at Methodist VBS to Open At Hartford HARTFORD — Mrs. B e r n I c e Brigman, director, has announced that the vacation Bible school will begin Monday at 9 a.m. at the Methodist Church with sessions each day until 11:30 for the next two weeks. Mrs. Edna Anderson will serve as assistant director to Mrs. Brigman, with Mrs. Darlene Green as pianist, Mrs. Connie Skinner, assistant pianist and Miss Nancy George as song leader. Mrs. June Booker and James Wright will be handicarft directors and will be assisted by three teenage boys, Ronnie Fit/hugh, Terry Draper and Bobby Draper. Miss Carol Hasting is recreational director and Mrs. E in m a Draper and Mrs. Grace Mudd are refreshment chairmen. Mrs. Helen Fibihugh and Ms. Becky Cook are secretaries and .supply clerks. Mrs. Sherry Miller and M r s. Flo Phillips will be teachers of I lie nursery; Miss Donna Timpe, Mrs. Connie Skinner, and Mrs. Lois Fleming, beginners; Miss Billie Schillinger, Mrs. Ida Landoll and Mrs. Alice Coyle, primary; Mrs. Mary Nell Draper, Mrs. Dixie Chaplain and Miss Connie Cook, juniors; and Mrs. Opal George, teenagers. Assistant teachers and helpers ire: Belly Wassman, Linda Cain, Belly McBride, Janice Norton, Peggy Mayers, Charlene Knight, Ten-i Huilt and Pam VanMeter. A closing program and open house will he held Sunday, June 23 following the two weeks training session. ~NKW DELHI — A recent survey shows thai -12 por cent of the Hindu population speaks Hindi. at Kendall Hill at 6 p.m. today. SOUTH ROXANA — The Rev. | The Rev. Bob Jones will con- Rickey George, pastor of the Wan-1 duct worship services Sunday. COTTAGE HILLS — Dedication of ihe new edifice of Concordia Lutheran Church will take place Sunday a! three different services. At 10 a.m. the pastor, the Rev. Awarded Scholarship to University in Canada farm, hilly and wooded, was a marginal operation; and Miss Kohntopp, growing old decided to sell out in 1959. !'But that doesn't mean she At 3:30 p.m. the Rev. George | Wittmer. vice president of the Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod and pastor of Messiah ! Lutheran Church of St. Louis, Studebaker, park custodian and' one.of four men who bought the \_ i j . i r J • i • Jwl speak at the festival service. P 730 p. m . the service of property from her. The place is 6 miles from the park office. One day we rounded up one 01 her cows near the park lodge. We held with the Rev. Erwin Kolb, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church of Centralia and a former pastor of Concordia, as speaker. penned itup and sure enough, here) ™ w to " le , evenin § service she came to get it. My wile and| a d '»" e >- will be served in Drama Group to\ Present Play \ At Wood River \ WOOD RIVER - The Community Players sponsored by the Jive- land Teen Club has elected offi-i the tuition award throu g n thc ef - David Schlitt, 1220 Central Avev Alton, a French language major' at Southern Illinois University's' Edwardsville campus, has been j awarded a scholarship to Laval! University in Quebec for the sum- ( mer session. j Schlitt is a senior. He received! cers for the summer. j forts of his major professor. Alfred Pellegrino, who holds a doc- They are: Vance Fulkerson. trale £rom tne University of Mon- president; Daryl Walker, vice president, Cappie Stanley, secretary; and Pam Merkus, treasurer. I were in town when she arrived and the boys gave her the cow' and she led it the (i miles homo, j When I found out they lei her | walk away with the cow, my wife I and I took out in the truck and! overtook her. Slip lold us to drive i on: she'd take the cow home; herself." j Now Lives With Relatives Studebaker concluded with a I church basement. treat. | While continuing with the work j in his major field of study at thej (French language institution, Schlitt will live in the home of Collage Hills Baptist VBS Opens Monday COTTAGE HILLS — The Cot- River High School will direct fhei on U.S. Alt. Rte. 67 west of here. group who will present a play A police report of the accident lJuiy 2o and July 27. showed Brewster was traveling f Tryouts for roles in the produc- .south on the highway when, he ition will be held at Jiveland on j said, a car suddenly stopped in ; Thursday at 7 p.m. ! front of him and he swerved to DAVID SCHLITT jc -,. Ida and South Roxana Methodist j Church, installed new officers of the Women's Society of Christian Service at the Wanda Church | Thursday evening. j Officers installed were M r s. jHertha Southard, president: iMrs. Jean Wood, vice president; | Mrs. Mary Ash, recording secre- Hary; Mrs. Mary Knipping, treas- iuer; Mrs. Louise Wood, chairman of promotion; Miss Ruby Roseberry. missions; Mrs. Delia O'Neil. spiritual life; Mrs. Mary Ash. chairman of social activities; Mrs. Louise Wood, membership; Miss Ruby Roseberry, nominating; Mrs. Evelyn Swinney, social relations; Mrs. Mildred O'Neil, supply work; Mrs. P a t Potter, youth work, and Mrs. Faye Bienemann, student work. Mrs. Hazel Russell conducted the worship, read the scriptures and spoke briefly. Mrs. Pat Potter and Mrs. Virginia Jones were welcomed as new members. A brief business meeting followed the installation and Mrs. Politer and Mrs. Shirley Knipping 'were appointed lo play ways to praise funds to send the youth to ' McKf'iiclreo Youth camp in Aug- jiist. Thc Bible school will begin June 17 and close June 2,'i. The 7:30 p.m. June 23. KARACHI Pakistan will extend her natural gas lines. BUENOS AIRES — Argentina will supply railroad care to Ura- guay. You'll discover a lot of unused items around the house are... .— - , „, Brewster. 634 Virginia, Cot-1 dissertation on the passing of thejtage Hills Baptist Church \vilIj taRe H i]| s . had run into a ditch I Brewster. 40-acre farm, even from strong (conduct » 10-day vacation Bible men. Miss Kohntopp now resides j sc .i loo ] beginning Monday at 9 a.m. in the area with relatives, he said. | The school will be directed by The farm consisted of 46 acres, j Mrs. Richard Heitzman and Mrs. C'ar Runs Into Ditch avoid colliding with it and ended WOOD RIVER — Police re-, up in a ditch on the east side of! a French-speaking family in Que- .group will visit the State Ho.spi- ceived a report al 2:15 a.m. to-,the southbound lane of Ihe high-'boc. ;tai June 21 and the Sunday school day that a car driven by Rich-iway. \ Last summer he visited France!picnic will he either June 16 or 18. No charges were filed against while on an SlU-sponsored I our! Refreshments were served at of Europe. Ihe closing of the evening by Mrs. more or less, mostly more—Stuae- Robert Searles, and will have the baker says it is approximately theme. "Christ's Way is My Way." 5!-; acres — a log cabin residence, There will be four departments a log smoke house, a log barn. jj n t he school, with the following Buildings are covered with clap-j womf , n heading them: Mrs. Eu- board roofs. . gene Whipple. Mrs. David Chiole- Sludebaker says thc place wasi,. 0i Mrs. Thelma Jackson. Mrs. bought from Miss Kohnlopp by [jj^ Diuguid. .Mrs. Mary Lou Ray Barto of La.Sallc, the late N( ,,, so Ml . s j.-,. pc | Burse. Mrs. A. C. Strong of Springfield. the.Kva Diuguid. and Mrs. Lucille late Leonard Branteley of Mur- p a ,. n . physboro and himself. Classes will dismiss al 11 o'clock "We thought we'd put up n pn- e . 1( . n morning. vale clubhouse for our own use." The Rev. Roberi Searles will Studebaker said, "but Strong and speak O n "The sin of Moses, and Brantley died and Barto and I j ls Fruits," at the 10:10 a.m. lost interest. We did run a Jew SPI . v ii-p and "The Incarnation" at cattle on the place and made a llnt > 7 : ;jrj p.m. service Sunday, little money, but we wanted the - DURBAN _ An 85 ton ' b)ue state to have it because it should, be a part of the park. We turned is believed to be the down some juicy offers for it." Studebaker said the only outside offer seriously entertained was from a real estate developer who dallied with the idea of erecting homes on the property to rent to military personnel at the Nike missile base. Project Fell Through "They are supposed to live not more than 10 minutes away from the base and the location w a s ideal," Studebaker says. Thc project fell through, he added. While Studebaker and Barto wanted the state to have t h e property, after the deaths of Brantley and Strong it became involved in estate litigation and it wasn't until this week that the litle was cleared so it could be .sold to the department of conservation. 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