Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 1, 1963 · Page 3
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, August 1, 1963
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, AUGUST i j 1983 ALfOfr At Springfield, Aug. 848 State Fair to Better .v TOM SPRINGFIELD - if Increased displays, cvenls nnd various com' petitions aro any measure of Interest in the Illinois Slnte Fair, the 1963 event should nllrncl. more ttmn the 856,052 people who came to the 1962 fail'. Therapists Convene at Alton State Two activities therapists from northern stale hospitals are taking part this week in the activities therapy program at. Alton Stale Hospital. At (ho same time, two Alton therapists are working with staff members at Galesburg Stale Hospital. Visitors at the Alton institution arc Mrs. Lurlean Dean of Chicago State Hospital and Elmo Long of Monteno State Hospital. They arrived at the hospital Monday and will remain through Friday. Mrs. Edna Wcslover, supervising therapist, said their lour In Alton is a requirement of a six- week course on activities therapy the employes arc taking at the state training school in Manteno. Bonnie Neoclham and Florence Wohcrt, both of whom are ; enrolled in the Manteno course are the Alton hospital employe.' at Galesburg. Registrants In these classes are obligated to spend one week with therapists at state hospitals other than their own. They then return to the Munleno school for anchor week before finishing up the course. Thai's Ihe opinion of Franklin Rust, Bloomlhglon, the banker- farmer who is general manager of Hie fair. "We have attractions Iwlce as good as we had a year ago," he said, "an., you remember last year, we hiked the attendance 37,!M over the 717,088 people who were at the 19G1 fair." The fair begins, Aug. 8 and con- linues through Aug. 18. However, for one thing, Ihe gen- oral manager points to Ihe emphasis on you Ih all factions this year. "One of those which I think will be a big play for children is the junior parachute jump and, the way, there will be no charge Jor this. It's free." The jump Is actually not just thai. It's a 25-feet high platform which has horix.onlal lines extending 150 feet in a gradual downward slope. Two youngsters al a time will ride the device and experience Ihe free-fall feeling of a parachute Jump. The entire rig is supervised by I'l paratroopers of the U.S. 5lli Army from Fort Campbell, Tenn. "The whole operation is completely and absolutely safe," Rust says. On opening day, Aug. 9, Illinois' only all-girl drum and bugle corps will perform. They arc the "Gabriclctles" of Belleville, and they will not only be in the Grand Parade but will perform again al 1 p.m. in front of the Junior Live- Building after Gov. Otto Kerner formally dedicates Ihut new building. Another brand-new attraction this year is Gaslight Square. A display of old fashioned buggies and carriages will be shown and old-fashioned western barbecues will be offered. The younger set will be able to dance to a lively western dance band, but Ihe danc- ing is certainly not restricted to age groups. "Here, you will be as young as you feel and hnve as a good a time accordingly," Rust says. Young or old, you don't have to be an economist to figure out another attracllon. Tills one will fen- lure a typical Russian single-fam ily dwelling. It's a 16 feet by 24 feet wooden frame house, plans for which originally appeared In a 1959 Issue of Ihe Soviet Union journal, "Zhil- schnoye Stfoltel "Stvo", which in published in Moscow. There are Ihrec rooms, one of which | s ihe bathroom; It has a water closet, a tub nnd orte cold water lap. The kitchen has a sink and a coal or wood-burning stove, Ihe only heal in the house, and the third room Is a combination living and bedroom. The entire structure has only one door and two windows. A door will be add- ilso block Contract Let for Rte. 96 Section Of River Road Contract to resurface slightly more than 8 miles of Illinois Rte. 96 (the Great River Road) between Bellevlew end Pleasant Hill has been let to Payne & Dotan Inc. of Glcnview al $431,155. The c o n I r a c t, according lo Francis S. Lorenz, slale director of the department of public works and buildings, calls for jhituminous concrete. In addition, Lorenz announced that McCann & Co., Inc., of Spring field, had been awarded an $ 426 contract lo install a culvert on FA 155 two and a half miles north of Eldred. ed here to facilitate visiting groups. Cost $42,000 Cost, ihcidontolly, at the official Soviet rate of. exchange of $1.11 lo a ruble, 19 $22,000. Al IheJree- markel rate of exchange of 80 cents to a ruble, It would cost $8,400. In this county, the same structure could be sold for $1,500, exclusive of the land (which is excluded in the Soviet cost estimates too). This year, loo, Ihc U.S. Army's No. 1 parachute learn of sky-divers, the Golden Knights, will jump from a 2'^-mllc altitude. Spectators can watch their loops and cross-overs by the smoke grenades which each of the 16-men jump- Ing team carry. Special bleachers have been set up for spectalors who wanl lo walch Ihe parachul- ing Army learn. Other new events will include the appearance of a miniature circus, a complete three-ring circus, scaled one inch to the foot. The exhibit will be presented by Mr. and Mrs. Louis Krctschmer of Belleville. It is valued at $25,000 and occupies 960 square feet. Still another is the giant cow, owned by Tom Beimborn of Bra denton, Fla., which is 12 feet long, weight !'/£ Ions, stands six feet high at the shoulders and raises Sis head to a height of almost eight feet. Us girlh is 11 feet. Rust says the animal is not a freak. It is a cross between a Holstein and Shorthorn. Perhaps one of the most drama- lie "first" for the fair Ibis year will be Ihe U.S. Army's presentation of Buck Rogers type flying corset. This device enables a man to strap rockets on his back, rise 60 feet, in Ihe air, level off for a i flight of 800 feet and land pre- cisely where he chooses. The Army describes this device as u now dimension in mobility for the foot soldier, capable of gelling iim over rivers, ravines, barbed wire and mine fields. The rocke leer will perform four limes dally on Ihe days of Aug. 14 and Aug 15. A Mile of Machinery The largest display of farm ma chinery in the Unlled Slales will be shown in a mile-long exhibit this year, Rust sold. This exhibit, called the Farm a-ruma, is almost a third bigger ban it was last year lo aecommo date requests of agricultural ma chinery manufacturers. Last year, almost a half-million people alone visited this exhibit There will be live enlerlainment in the Farm A-Rnma building all during the exhibit. As usual, there will be the auto and motorcycle races, harness races, Grand Ole Opry, square dancing exhibitions, the livestock competitions and other events. Holiday on Ice Internalional, Ihe well-known ice show, will be of fercd Aug. 12 through 16, and or Aug. 17, Andy Griffilh, the well known television personality, wil be featured. Another televisioi personality, Debbie Drake, w i 1 lell women how she exercises anc eals lo maintain a 38'/2-22'/2 36 figure. The opening nighl will offe Caslle's International 3-ring cir cus, and. . . "I could go on and on about ou attractions," Rust said, "B u you're probably restricted o space, aren't you." "That's righl," Rust was told "unfortunately, that's right." "Well, there's lols more. I'v listed some of it, but maybe every one can come and see for them selves." CHOOSE FROM 8 NO MONEY DOWN ... PAY AS LITTLE AS $5 PER MONTH FOR UP TO $100 IN MERCHANDISE AT YOUNG'S! 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(5) Sunburst llrollmaster _ So wonderful for light cooking! You'll really enjoy the way this superior product will broil or toast food right at the table! Automatic thurmostut Porcelain- Izod tray. About 10V4xl2^x8>/ 4 . UO-120V, AC. UL approved. Not shown. (It) Regul I'rlncew Percolator — Brews 4-lu cups coffee, Flavor selector controls strength. Signal light tells you when,coffee Is done. Keeps irhoi, Graduated markings. Aluminum body, heat resistant plastic handle, base, knob. 110- 120V. AC. Ul, approved. (7) 4-IN.J Appliance, Makes pancakes, toasts, fries, «rUU»'Orld reverses for waffles. Imaglnor- you can make any favorite recipe in Just minutes! Chromed finish, Black hewl-reslstant handles, Heat Indicator. Overflow spout drip cup, 110-H2QV. AC- UL approved, Not shown. (9) Superior Mixer — A kitchen servant with so muny ueeal 3-spoed portable lias low, medium or high, Detachable cord. Push-button beater re- lua»e. Stands on end; hangs on wall. 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