Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 5, 1950 · Page 8
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January 5, 1950

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 8

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Jersey Farm Meeting Jan. 14 Will Deliver Address atWcstwood . Becomes Self-Sustaining Parish ,,rK 5. (Special) •r-The annual meeting ot the Jer- •ey County Farm Bureau has been iet for Jan. 14 at 12 noon at Jersey vltle grade school. Larry Colvls, Chicago, will be principal speaker for the session. Colvis, formerly n fnrm adviser from Southern Illinois, has recently been made manager of the Illinois Gram Terminal in Chicago. Farm Adviser Raymond Frakes will make h)» report, othrr nnmml reports -of officers will be given, and election of officers conducted. The Jersey Agricultural Service, Inc., and Jersey County Produce Association will conduct their nn- nual meetings in conjunction with the annual Farm Bureau session. Patronage refund checks will be distributed at that time. The annual meeting of the Jersey County Farm Supply Co. has been set for Jan. 21, nt 7:30 p. m. at Jcrseyville grade school. Jan. 31 a county-wide "kick-off meeting for the Rrnss legume program sponsored by the University of Illinois will take place nt the courthouse nt 7:30 p. m. The colored movice "Green Dollars," will be shown, making Its first, appearance in the city. Postpone Circuit Court Session JERSEYVILLE — Judge L. E. VVIlhltc, Carlinvllle, will come to Jerseyville, Jan. 11, to conduct a session of the Jersey County Circuit Court, beginning at 10 a. m. Tht Circuit Court session set for Jan. 4 was dispensed with because of the condition of the weather and roads. Fntient at St. John's Hospital JERSEYV1LLK — Frank Fulkerson jr. is a patient at St. John's Hospital, St. Louis, where he entered for treatment Monday. Fieldon Masons Install Officers 3ERSEYVILLE, Jan. ^--(Special.)—Fieldon Lodge A. F. & A. M. installed new officers of the lodge last week. Dr. W. L. Mot lass of Jerseyville was the Installing officer. The new officers who were Installed are as follows: Bert Schaaf, worshipful master; Kearney Dabbs, senior warden;, Ray Landon, junior warden; L. J. Krueger, treasurer; William A. Gettlngs, secretary; Edgar Mallett, chaplain; . James Foaha, senior deacon; Pearl Is- rlnghausen, junior deacon; WIN • i JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 5. (Special) _ the Most Rev. William O'Connor, bishop of Springfield, has announced the elevation of the mission parish of St. Mary s at Westwood, to a self-sustaining parish and has appointed the Re-. rather Oscar Warnett, a priest of he diocese of Springfield, as pav Heretofore, the Church of St. Mary's has been attended by the •csiciont pastor of the Church of hi Holy Ghost In Jerseyville, the (lev. Paul P. Helnen. Father Warnett will take over iis duties Friday and will reside cmporarily at the Holy Ohost rectory In .Terseyville. The first services of the congregation of St. Mary's Church were ii?ld at the Heltzlg residence In 1885. The trustees In that year vere Stephen Funke and Joseph <allal and there were about 30 nmllles belonRlng to the parish. The first priest.' remembered to have presided over the congrega- ion wns Father Temmel. The irst baptism, according to tlv register, was F. William Wist, baptized Oct. 11, 1870, and the >astor then was the Rev. L. Qult- er. From 1873 to 1879 the par- sh was attended by Franciscan fathers. The Rev. Bernard Ros- moller was residing pastor from 1879 until 1885, when Father F. Reinhart came. Later the parish became a mission and was at- ended by the pastors of the Holy Ghost Church In Jerseyville. The original church burned In 1814 and was replaced In 1914 with the present harmonious structure which was redecorated n 1937 and again in 1948. The parish has maintained a parochial school with a residing teacher for many years, At the present time, Mrs. Mayme Dolan Allen Is teach- The utility room wan' added to ihe school In 1947 and a new furnace was installed. At the same Ime an oil furnace was build in .he basement of the church. The marking-driveway and the war memorial were built in 1944 and a new Hammond organ was dedicated in March, 1949. The trustees are Joseph Tonsor and Will Heltzig. Father Justin Schmieder, O. F. M. and a missionary In China for many years, is a son of the parish. St. Mary's baptism register counts close to 600 in that church. Jersey Deputy to Run for Sheriff bert Fraley, senior steward; Fred Hoyt, junior steward; Troy Skinner, marshal, and Leslie Schaaf tyler. JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 5.—(Special.)—Deputy Sheriff Herman Klrchner of this city has announced that he will be a candidate for the Republican party nomination for sheriff of Jersey County. Klrchner has circulated his petition and is ready for filing when the time arrives. Klrchner was born In English township, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Otha KlrcHner. He Is a descendant of one of the pioneer families of the county, his grandfather, George Klrchner, having purchased land from the government In 1835. He was educated in the school of the community and has had experience as a farmer and business man. For a number of years he operated a milk route. When Sheriff C. K. Wedding took over the office of sheriff, he appointed Klrchner as chief deputy and he has held that position during Wedding's administration. He has also served as county truant officer. Elks Initiate Class JERSEYVILLE.—The Elks Initiated four candidates Tuesday evening at Its meeting in the clubrooms. In the class were three Jersey County supervisors- Gilbert Prltchett, Henry Goetten, and Gus Heneghan and J. Maurice Burns, cashier of the State Bank of Jerseyville. A turkey lunch was served by members of the committee later m the evening. Junior Women Plan Show JERSEYVILLE.—Plans for the annual spring fashion show of the Junior Woman's Club were discussed at a meting of the board Tuesday evening at the home of the club president, Miss Anastasia Arger. The show will take place In February, but date and details have not been made. The club also made plans for a bake sale, Jan. 21. The next meeting of the organization will be at 8 p. m., Jan. 17, in Chapman hall. The education committee^ of which Mrs. Kenneth Ingersoll is chairman, will be in charge of the program. An occupational therapist from Jacksonville will be guest speaker for the program. Seventh Birthday Celebrated JERSEYVILLE.—Miss Nancy Jane Cope, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aron Cope, entertained a ALTON IVENWO TKLKOKAMt group ttf 10 4rie Tu**»ay eve- rting at a dlnn*t party at the home »t h«f parent* 0*1 Barr avehu* following tm» school session. The dinner wa« in celebration of the seventh birthday of the honoree, which «he marked that day. A birthday cake centered the table and games and television were enjoyed following the dinner. The guests were Sally and Nancy Wilson, Lana Ballard, Dlanne Wuestenfeld, Marguerite Klueg, Georgia Lee Rlnghausen, Rachel Schlotrtiauer, Connie Dawklns, Judy Kay Powell, and Judy Sweetman. JANUARY I, it* Jerseyan Finds - Year -Old Opera Ticket JERSEYVILLE. Jan. 5. — (Special.) — A relic of the days of entertainment of 50 years ago was found Wednesday morning by Stewart Powell, an employe of Jacoby Brothers In this city. ! It consists of a parquet seat tick- 1 et In the parquet circle of the old Fern's Opera House, which occu- ! pled the site of the present build- jing of Jacoby Brothers on Nortn ' Stale street 50 years ago. Powell found the ticket while working on the second floor of the Jacoby furniture store. Where the ticket had been the past half century and how it happened to blow down from its former position ts unknown. The bit of pastboard bore the Information: "Fern's Opera House—3 D 3—Program Number 23 — Parquet Circle; E. A. Dodge, manager. Oil Transport Wrecked North of Jerseyville JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 5.—(Special.)—A large oil transport outfit was wrecked three miles north of here about 1 a. m. Wednesday. Sheriff C. E. Wedding and Deputy Sheriff Herman Kirchner were called out to handle traffic. It took three hours to clear the highway. The driver of the outfit escaped with minor bruises. Beware Coughs From Common Colds That HANG ON Creomuhion relieves promptly because it goes right to the seat of the trouble to help loosen *nd expel germ laden phlegm and. aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchial mucous membranes. Tell your druggist so sell you a bottle of Creomulsion with the understanding you must like the way it quickly allays the cough or you 'are to have your money back. 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