Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 20, 1963 · Page 3
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July 20, 1963

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

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SATURDAY, JtiL¥ 20,1963 ALTON TBLBGftAPH mmtitiftnfmir SPECIALS JULY 21 - 1.5 P.M. ONLY! ZEBCO - WITH 12-Po. KIT R ° D MM REEL MODEL 202G TEACH'EM TO TALK YOUNG Si 94 PARAKEETS PERFECT FOR CHILDREN 100 COUNT - NINE INCH PAPER PLATES RAINBOW AND WHITE STURDY 2i/ 2 STEEL TUBE SWINGS SETS LIMIT ONE Platform Slide - Lawn Swing PRINTS- PLAINS - PLAIDS YARD GOOD iEMNANTS Stripes - Rayon -Seersuckers PLAIN OR MESH SEAMLESS 'OMEN'S 2 Pain WALTER WILLIAMS CHOCOLATE DROPS DELICIOUS WOMEN'S SELF BELTED SHORTS 1 ! 100% COTTON-SIZE 10-18 FREE CUB COOLER With Purchase FULL 24"$ BRAZIER Chrome Grid -Crank Adjustment SOLIDS - PLAINS - PRINTS BOXER SHORTS SIZES 2-6X UpPPW^^^^^^J^^^^^P^wijwww just Say, "Charge It!" T. GRANT CO. MONDAY ONLY! THRESHING MACHINE AT WORK ' The long belt from the flywheel of a steam engine last steam powered thresher rig in area is operated frames Albert Drcxelhis, left; as he and brother John, on farm off Fosterburg Road. It recalls a time when right, and L. A. Birkenstock thresh winter oats. The such rigs went from farm to farm to harvest the crop. Steam Thresher Used On Fosterburg Farm Nostalgia for the old way of dong things brings volunteer helpers from as far as Greenville vlien the Drexelius brothers on 'oslerburg Road begin threshing vheat and oats with their steam hresher. The three brothers, John, Al- )ert and Joseph, use the old hresher on their farm near Clo- -erleaf Golf Course because they eel it does a better job, though they occasionally use a combine or threshing too. Though the steam engine that powers the separator is not very old, dating from 1940, they are getting harder to find because here aren't many in use anymore o winnow grain. In the old way of threshing vheat, the stalks must first be cut with a binder and shocked, or picked up after the binder and brought to the steam rig. The Drexilius brothers use a tractor- drawn wagon to do this, because heir horses are not accustomed o the steam engine and mal become restless. The animals' well being is al:o considered since wheat harvest- ng is done in the hottest part of the summer and horses could become overheated working in the fields. Winter oats were being threshed Thursday, the wagons standing under a shed for protection from the occasional showers. Breezes kept swirling the chaff in every direction as the fine powder was blown from the stack of the separator. Operating the steam engine was Perry Miles of Greenville, who lias been interested in the old rigs for years. He brought his grandsons along to learn the "trade" before it completely dies out. Working on the separator, turning the stack to build the pile of itraw, was L. A. Birkenstock, also of Greenville. 24 File for City Labor Jobs -So, Far • Interest in the Alton Civil Serv ce Commission examination Aug. 6 for applicants seeking to qualify 'or employment at city laborers continues to mount. More than 40 men have taken out application blanks since the commission announced the exam- nation date last Tuesday,,and 24 have filed to date. The position of skilled and un- killed laborer pay^ $2.10 to'$2.30 an hour and the 'application Us' will be^ closed ai^-3J. ; Purpose of ,t{ie jexamination is to set up a new 2-year "eligibility list Jrom which appointments'may be ma<te, Tfoe listing j9| tune, 1961 has nqw .expired. " , • One vacancy exists, Time for filing applications to take an examination for promotion to the rank oj captain in Alton flrrdepartmejjt .expired Friday afternoon! and. 14 members of the department have filed to take the test,. The written' promotiona aroinitton is.iet for next Tuesday at ft a.m., '; i Toes lacerated A po\pr. mower Friday Jacerat ed, toes on James HUJ's right loo as,he was mowing his ward a 3$4 Im 8(, Be, was treated a St. Joseph's Straw blows from stack, building the straw pile higher and higher. Some of it is baled later. The oats pour into STRAW AND OATS truck, left, and taken to the pickup storage. Only Bills on Agenda Of Finance Committee The finance committee of Alton city council next Monday night may be the shortest it lias held since the organization of the aldermanic body last Anvil 27. An agenda for the meeting contains only one item—the aud't of current bills. It is the first agenda of the committee that has not contained a listing of other matters referred to the 6-member group headed by Alderman Maitland Timmermiere. The finance session is in prep- aration for the second July meeting of the city council nex Wednesday. 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