Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 24, 1963 · Page 11
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 11

Alton, Illinois
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Tuesday, September 24, 1963
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Section 2 Pages 11-18 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Sport Clarified Amusement* Established January 15, 1836. ALTON, ILL., TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1963 7c Per Copy Member of The Associated Press, Jersey Firemen Answer 3 Alarms ROXANA CHEERLEADERS Martin of Cottage Hills caught fire at the corner of Maple and Adams streets at 2:05 p.m. Saturday. The engine apparently back fired causing the blaze. The department answered the call and soon extinguished the fire. The seat and back of the vehicle was damaged. Two Injured In Falls From Horses JERSEYVILLE — Two persons were injured in falls from horses in Jersey County Sunday afternoon. They were: Cpl. Deloris Pow-i ers of Wood River and Kathyj Stumpe, 14, daughter of Mr. and] Mrs. Louis Stumpe of Dow. Cpl. Powers, on leave from the U.S. Marines, was visiting at the the~contents and buildings. The h ° me ° f her grandmother at a origin of the blaze was thought to, farm near Brighton and fell off be in the wiring. ner steed fracturing her left A motorcycle owned by Charles shoulder. She was brought to the Jersey Community Hospital for treatment at 3:30 p.m. Kathy Stumpe fell from a horse at the Albert Schaake farm at 2:25 p.m. and received a cerebral concussion and contusion of the left elbow and was admitted to the hospital for treatment. David Wock, 7, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Wock of Jerseyville injured the ring finger on his left hand Saturday while playing softball. He was taken to the hospital at 3 p.m. and a cast was applied. Debra Pero, dauohter of Mr. and Mrs. John Pero of Jerseyville fell while playing at her home Sunday afternoon and sustained a wound of the right upper lip. She was treated at the Jersey Community Hospital at 5:30 p.m. JERSEYVILLE - The t h I r d fire here over the weskend occurred about 11:15 a.m. Monday at the home of Mrs. Mabel Busch on Carpenter street. Mrs. Busch was not at home at the time. A granddaughter, Miss Charlene Busch, came to see her and when the opened the door found the house filled with smoke. She turned in the alarm from a filling station across the street. The firemen had some difficulty in locating the blaze as it originated in the west hall closet and the door was closed. The fire was soon extinguished without much fire damage but there was considerable smoke damage and some water damage. Bed clothing was stored in the closet and it is thought some had come in contact with a light bulb when it was on and had been smouldering for some time. The Department answered a caJl at 4:17 p.m. Sunday at the home of Ralph Downey on Rte. 4 where a work shop was on fire. Considerable damage was done to Jersey Club Told About Convention JERSEYVILLE — A resume of the recent meeting of Rotary International in St. Louis was given Monday noon at the weekly meeting of the Jerseyville Rotary Club by Paul Carey, delegate to the conclave. Carey gave some of the highlights of the St. Louis conclave and told about the method employed in publication of the daily bulletins dealing with the convention and the program. He said the address given by Charles H. Percy of Chicago was the outstanding one of the gathering. Percy is a candidate for governor on the GOP ticket. Tickets for the travelogues were distributed to the various members for sale preliminary to the first of the series which will be given at the Jersey Community High School gymnasium at 8 o'clock the evening of Nov. 14. Janice Farthing, left, Becky Secor, Boxana center, and Diana Miller right, have year, been selected to lead cheers for the freshmen football team this Youth Hurt in Farm .Mishap JERSEYVILLE — Alphonse Isringhausen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Isringhausen of Richwoori Township, was brought to the Jersey Community Hospital Saturday afternoon suffering from injuries when a tractor overturned at the farm of his parents northwest of Fieldon, According to reports, the youth was thrown clear of the tractor. Jacoby Brothers ambulance was called and brought the youth to the Jersey Community Hospital. VACCINATED VET OWENTON, Ky '(AP) — Dr. Billy Green isn't worried about cattle disease now, if he ever was. While the veterinarian was aiming a fully loaded syringe at bulky calf, the calf jumped and Green vaccinated himself in the knee. Uncle Sam Was Real Says Book CHICAGO (AP) — Uncle Sam, popularly believed to be the creature of a cartoonist, Wa3 a real person, a new historical work de| clares. He was Samucll Wilson, a Troy, N.Y., meat packer who supplied {ood to the Army during the War of 1812. He was born in Men- otomy (now Arlington) Mass., in 1766, died in 1854 and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Troy. The new edition of "Who Was Who in America", a companion to "Who's Who," relates that Elbert Anderson, an Army contractor, insisted that his meat orders be branded E A U S, standing for his own initials and those of United States. Jokesters in the Army spread the word that the U S in the label stood for "Uncle Sam" Wilson, the supplier. Soldeirs stationed in upper New York reportedly onlyl would eat Unclel Sam's meat, the book says, and Wilson became so famous he replaced "Brother Johnathan" as a symbol of the young nation. Manpower Committee is Set Up in Jersey Area Jerseyville Road Project Planned Scouts Buy 620 Acres in Shelby County DECATUR, 111. Ufi — The purchase of 620 acres of land for a new campsite has been an- noOnced by the Lincoln! Trails Council of the Boy Scouts of America. The purchase price for the timber and pasture land in Shelby County was $54,000, the council said Monday. The council will take possession of the new campsite located eight miles southeast of Pana March 1, 1964. JERSEYVILLE - Illinois Division of Highways plans to buy right of way this year for future improvement of Highway 67-A north of Jerseyville. Right of way for future construction will be acquired from Woodlawn Avenue, Jerseyville, north to Macoupin Creek, George H. Shanahan, assistant state high way engineer, has announced. A section of the highway north of Macoupin Creek and extending into Carrollton was widened and improved several years ago. Time the actual improvement will be made was not announced. comprise the Lincoln Trailsl Council. The development of the new area svill consist of the construction of lakes, some buildings and a sewage system. It is expected Ten central 1 Illinois counties to take from 2-5 years. JERSEYVILLE — The Manpower Advisory and Coordinating Committee of Jersey County has been established by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau oC Apprenticeship and Training with Wilbur G. Busch as the area representative. The local committee consists of John W. Pero, representative agriculture; Emmett L. Murphy,. business; O. A. Wilson Jr., edufia- tion and Ray F. Dunsing, labor. An industry representative Js yet to be selected. This committee will pass on all local training under the Manpower Development and Training Act. Party Honors ShipmanBoy SHIPMAN — Mrs. W. 0. Kahl entertained at a birthday party for the sixth birthday of her son, Rickey, on Saturday. Guests were: Tom Mills, Randall Shultz, Jerry Gillespie, Randy and Gary Hart, Mel Maxwell, Lynn Thomae, Jerry Archer and Duane Dankenbrlng. Mrs. Vernon Kistler of Jerseyville sprained her right ankle when she fell off a porch at her home Sunday afternoon. 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