Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 16, 1963 · Page 8
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 8

Alton, Illinois
Issue Date:
Tuesday, July 16, 1963
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ffiGHT ALTON • ,-; .^>;;f|X ^ . ^f ."v v»-~; *• * .oV'^f-UA^';^ ^a^W^, ^ , •••;'*'> \«, o/\ s Ji^^\|i«I%isw a > fi^inis; i ;**'-f'\s<t> -j^Km' i',<* •. •£ LMA^ r**,. f« x, x x«^ young people, the papercarriers were clever at mak THE OLD WAY IS FINE ing up their own fo tiled recreation lagged, These boys found a loc that provided fun while ing up their own forms of amusement when the schcd- they waited their turn skiing. As at any picnic for Paperboys Earned a Bonus of Water Fun 4ND AWAY ABOVE—This is skiing like the experts. C. Fred Norton is in the towing boat giving hand signal help to this fellow who is up and away. This skiier had a few lessons before he became this good. CLEAN UP RIGHT — Boys pitch in to load supplies aboard Harold Brand's cruiser for one-hour trip back to Alton. The day of activity didn't tax the boys. They could have romped for several more hours. Take to It Like Ducks Young people who earn spending money usually must settle for that alone as a reward. But, once in awhile, life has a way of giving bonuses. In this case, Telegraph carriers were treated to an all-day outing on Alton .Lake near Grafton for their work as salesmen. The youths were taken by boat to Ski Island, an hour's ride. En Route they were permitted to skipper the craft under the eye of Harold Brand, the Telegraph's outdoor editor and expert on Alton Lake. G. Fred Norton, the newspaper's circulation manager, a practiced skier, gave the boys instructions in the tricky sport. There was swimming, water fights and a general boy-type rumpus; later, a picnic meal, and more important, snacks were on the table throughout the day—which is smart thinking when the entertainment of young males is planned. LAST GUY IN Swimming in water off the side of the boat anchored in the shallow provided hours of entertainment. Young people came prepared with swim togs. WATER FIGHTS This is when the outing is warming up, even though the boys are 1 getting cooled off with a water splash fight. Water was shallow in the vicinity of the picnic area. Brand and Norton know the lake as well as some riverboat captains. They picked the spot for safety and setting. A DRY RUN Here boys get fundamentals in with groups in exhibitions. Many of water skiing skill. Norton has become the boys showed talent In their first adept at the sport and has appeared attempts. \ COLD DRINKS MusouJar cftwlers haul ice chest case of soft drinks bout wlilcii is off to loft out of camera range, ()l the NO FOOD SHORTAGE This was one of the top moments of the outing when food was dished out. Here Heury McAdams, business manager of the Telegraph, serves as combi* nation chef and waiter. McAdams never lacked com- puny around the food table. Snacks such as ice cream and soft drinks were available most of the day. These grins are not forced—They would have been there even if the photographer were not presents Hot dogs were one of the top t'ftvorltes^griued over charcoal, Weather was ideal, ABOARD! f RIGHT widfe jackets are required equipment ag boys board cruiser for trip to Ski Island. Miss I'uf Meyer of the Telegraph staff pJjecKs ta see t| everybody gets aboard,

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