Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 8, 1963 · Page 19
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 19

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, August 8, 1963
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Section 2 » Pages 19*34 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Spottt fistflbllshdd ^anuai-y IB, 1838. ALTON, ILL., »mtmSt>AY, AUGUST 8, 1963 7c Per Copy Member of The A&sedated Pre» State Fair Slated to Open Friday .'"; •'', : " > ' JL ' ' * 111. (AP)-The lillh Illinois Stale Fair, showcase for some of the state's finest ag* ridullural products, opeHs a 10- day program Friday that will be crnrnrrted with attractions for farm and city folks alike. GoV. Otto Korner, assisted by M|ss Joyce Hall, Metropolis, 1963 Illinois County Fair Queen, will perform' the official ceremony and then Join In a grand parade from the main gate to the grandstand. , ' V'•!•;• The day Is set aside rilainly for the youngsters and more than 5,000 of them are expected to take part in the parade, baton twirling contests, ponytalls and pigtail competition and many other events, '..'; .••... > Another feature on the first day Is jdedicalioh of the newly con structed junior livestock activities' and -exhibits building. The dedication program will be climaxed by a milking contest in which Kerner will try his hand. Franklin' Rust, fair manager, said the exposition grounds already are bulging with thousands of. animals whose owners are seeking blue ribbons and cash in the mammoth livestock judging. Other top attractions besides the livestock Include quarterhorse and harness racing, & society horse show, auto and motorcycle racing and political activities. Fair officials said ;there will be more free educational exhibits than ever before. The huge : Farm-A-RAma exhibit, which made.Its debut last year, will offer more than a mile of farm machinery and other equipment of the nation's leading manufacturers. The Golden Knights Army Parachute. Team will jump daily from a 14,000-foot altitude and land In front \of the grandstand. One of the 'fair's new attractions is' "Gaslight Square," a combination of the Old West,and the, Gay Nineties, complete with boardwalk, nickelodeons, dance halls and authentic gas street lamps. Veterans will have their day Sunday, traditionally the largest crowd-drawing day of the fair Bands and drum and bugle corps will compete from midmorning to late evening for ?5;000 in cash prizes. On the entertainment calendar the biggest personality is televi sion star Andy Griffith, who wil appear the night of Saturday Aug 17. ' - ,' • Political days will be -held again, ; with Republicans taking over the'grounds for a rail Wednesday to be followed by Democratic show on Governor's Day Thursday. The fair again will have a free gate after 5 p.m. daily. Dog Catcher Charged In Personal Dog Case KENOSHA, Wis. (API — Kenosha's dog catcher Ralph Thomas forfeited a $10 bond in Countj Judge Urban Zievers' court on Wednesday. The charge—allowing his dog fc run loose. ' Recreation Projects Oil Farms in Macoupin IN FAIR CONTEST Dennis and Margaret Martin, of Fosterburg are entered in the king and queen contest of, the Illinois State Fair. The two.will perform a ballet dance at the fair Friday. v ' , Foster Pair Candidates For State Fair Honors FOSTERBURG - A brother and sister dance team will be en- :ered in the king and queen contest at the Illinois State Fair Friday. Dennis Martin, 15, .and his sister Margaret Ann, 10, will partic- pate in the childrens day pro- jram, striving the king and TivoW&odRiver Tots Breakfast On Aspirin Pills WOOD RIVER — Two : tots were taken to Wood .'• River Township Hospital Wednesday morning when their parents discovered that they had downed a bottle of adult aspirin for a morning snack. Patty Jane, ,2, and Richard, 3, daughter and son of Mr. and'Mrs. Richard Glenn, 266 Edwards St., Wood River were treated Wednesday at 9:05 a.m. and released from the hospital. Mrs. Glenn said the youngsters were up early and ate the aspirins while she and her husband were still sleeping. She said that Patty entered her room with aspirin running down her chin and an empty bottle ii her hand. queen of the fairi ! '"•Participants in the contest must ;ive a talk about their sponsor and then perform a skit, dance, sing, or do some kind of a per- 'ormance. The Martins, sponsored by radio station WBBY, will do a bal- et for their talent portion of the program. Margaret Ann has been danc- ng since she was four years old and Dennis has been dancing for he past two years. They are the children of Mr. and Mrs. Robert W.'Martin. CARLINVILLE — Macoupin County Is otic 6f the three designated test counties in Illinois In the Federal Support plan for diverting land from crops to income-producing recreation enterprises, according to Harley E. Briscoe, county soil conservationist. A, project is now being constructed on the Smlth-Jacoby farm at Hagaman under the supervision of the Soil Conservation Service. This 'recreation project is a 40- acre shallow pond being built in connection with a shooting preserve, with the cost sharing assistance of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service. Brlscoe said that help is now given to farmers and land owners who plan to use their land for income - producing recreation. Kinds of .recreation which farmers are getting into are: fishing, swimming, camping, picnicing, vacation farms; hunting preserves, hiking and. riding trails. The Soil Conservation Service, working closely with Soil Conservation Districts, is well'equipped with experience in land and water problems to aid land owners in getting into this new field, Briscoe said. Technical help, Briscoe pointed out, is to 'give information about soil, water and plants as they relate to out-door recreation. Help is given is appriasing ttlie suitability of land for recreation use, assist >.\vith the planning and application of the land use practices. Farmers are referred' to others for designs for buildings and equipment -The Farmers {Home Administration can make loans to This Fire Station h for the Birds EbWARbSVILLE - Edwards- vllle firemen are frequently interrupted at mealtime hy uninvited "Guests" who "drop in" for dinner — tiny, feathered birds who fall from the broken city hall celling onto the floor and kitchen table. The baby birds are members of several feathered families who farmers to develop land and water, construct buildings and purchase land and equipment related to recreation as a business. Cosl sharing by the Agricultural Stabilization and' Conservation (Service is available in a few designated test counties. The .extension service, through the farm adviser, provides information aboui recreation as a farm business. Rusk Continues Tour Qf Russia with Family MOSCOW {AP)-U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk returned today from a sightseeing trip Leningrad, then flew with Foreign Secretary Andrei Gromyko to join Premier Khrushchev on the Black Sea. Rusk was accompanied to the premier's vacation home at Gag-'Llewellyn Thompson, special alviser on Soviet affairs to the State Department and former ambassador to Moscow, ,and Foy Safe School Opening \. . DUBLINv'fr.An . Irish housewifi arid mother of ;tsvo; has started a school in her" kitchen for her own children alter watching them try ing, to cross busy streets to go ti school through, heavy traffic. Macoupin Committees Elected CARLINVILLE - Warner J. Hull, chairman of the Macoupin County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service, has announced delegates elected as county commilteemen. The first named will serve as chairman, the second as vice chairman, and the third as regular member: Barr, Charles H. Ross Jr., Donald Huson, Claude Land; Bird, Thomas Reznieek, Donald Leach, L. Love; Brighton, Donald iVell, Donald Alberts, Edwin Well; Brushy Mound, Theodore Hammann, Leo Young, James Bang- >rt; Bunker Hill, Earl Bruckert, 'oe Johnson, James Partridge; Cahokia, Charles Pohlman, Frederick Hendricks, Edward W. Meyer. ' Carlinville, J, R. Hollingsworth, Walter Fuess, Melvin Klaus; Ches- erfield, E. J. Dowland, Gene L. Chism, Francis Kanallakan, Dorchester, William Cooper, Neil Campwerth, Albert Heyen; Gilespie, Art Mansholt, Robert Heyen, Tom Walker; Girard, Ivan N. Jenkins, H. L. Hylton, Dale Kime; Hilyard, A. E. Jaynes, Jeorge Caveny, Clinton Dey; Hon- ey'Point, James Hallbauer, Staney Konneker, Alfred Hesterberg; Mount Olive-Staunton, Arlyn Henschen, Stanley Cisler Sr., Harold Marburger; Nilwood, Charles H. Johnson, Roy Boehler, Carl Wilson; North Otter, Elmore Hays, D. L. VanWinkle, Owen Bivin; make their year-round straw homes in the celling of the deteriorating building. city hall-fire station Occasionally the younger members of the brood stray from their nested through holes homes in the and fall ceiling of the second floor section of the firemens quarters. Fire Chief Edward Coolbaugh said firemen daily sweep up remnants of straw and feathers that flutter down over the kitchen from the ceiling nests. The city council is seeking voter approval in October for a bond issue to raze the existing city hall-fire station ahd a new downtown building that would Include living quarters to firemen, "This place is for the birds," Coolbaugh said. Bre«hJn> No Loss A cabinet was pried open but nothing was reported taken in a break-in at Hcllrung Construction Co., 101 Cherry St., during the night. Entry was made by breaking a glass in a door. MEXICO dm? - M«d«J Will cancel private coal mine righto'. DUKE BAKERY 819 Henry — Dial HO M FRESH BAKED GOODS DAILY We Specialize^ Wedding and Party Cakes North Palmyra, John L. Chapman, Vernon Harvey, Delbert Woods; Polk, William Rosentreter, Robert Duncan, Albert Grichnik; Scottville, Henry W. Ruyle, Clarence Ashby, Sanley Rawlings. Shaws Point, John H. Kilian, John F. Groves, Walter F. Ernst; Shipmari,-Miles Christopher, Fred Krause, Bernard Reed; South Otter, Donald L. Quarton, Larry Thorpe, Don Hunt; South Palmyra, Donald Vance, Leon Love, Darrell Bivin; Virden, Ralph Garrison, Roger Garrison, Bill Miller; Western Mound, Wyndal Smith;' Joe Redington, John Bates. WE'VE COOKED UP SOMETHING SPECIAL FOR YOU! SEE FRIDAY'S PAPER \5 WOOD RIVER D v Kohler, sador. • the present ambas- •V, - BARGAINS HUNDREDS ' . . , in this Annual Summer Clearance Sale of Appurel and Shoos for the Entire Family! Come in and Save! Cash or Budget Terms. 208 WEST THIRD OPEN FRIDAYS-MONDAYS TILL 9 P.M GIRL'S WEAR WOMEN'S WEAR MEN'S WEAR CHILDREN'S FOOTWEAR WOMEN'S SPORTSWEAR MEN'S SUITS $14.95 to $55.00 Values • '.Sale Priced Shorts and Sets, Blouses Skirts, Etc. Values to $7.95 up to $39" Pairs $* 00 Men's Sport COATS Sportswear Women's Foot Wear Swim Suits, Shorts and Sets, Blouses, Skirts ' $16.95 to $34-95 Vals Sale Priced Broken sizes, Values up to $7.95 $1fl 99. up to IU $16,99 MEN'S SLACKS GIRL'S LOVELY DRESSES WOMEN'S MILLINERY Values $ Assorted' fabrics and sizes, $5.05 to $16,95 values. Values to 58,98 Men's Short SJeeve WOMEN'S PURSES 1 | 1 SPORT SHIRTS Values §100 t» UP (0 **Wt4« BANANAS . .^™ LARGE CALIFORNIA PLUMS 4i TO 5-LB. OH YES WE GOT 'EM GOOD EATING POTATOES Hall Peck Basket HOME GROWN BASKET VERY LOW PRICE GRADE A SMALL EGGS •••••• GOOD COOKERS OPEN EVERY NIGHT LATE PLENTY 'BARGAINS, TOO! \>-t GOOD KEEPERS SHOP AND SAVE HERE ALWAYS! SWEET CORN FRESH PICKED, LOVELY CORN DOZEN EARS CAMF, LEMONS BEAT THE MEAT CALIF. EATING ORANGES SWEET • JUJCY SEEDLESS GRAPEFRUIT 10i69 c RID-RlPi, SWEET WATERMELONS WAY »«« MAIN ALTON m DRIVE-IN PRODUCE MARKET DILL I5fi Bundle 2530 EAST BROADWAY GARLIC SILL WHQLISALI 100 Large Pod LOW PRICE GOOD, TOO NO SEEDS mm NEW ONIONS ic 1-•:-,»&&£

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