Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 7, 1950 · Page 11
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January 7, 1950

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 11

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 1950 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Belleville Lawyer Runs for Congress R. D, Jones Seeks G.O.P. Nomination Roger D. Jones, Belleville attorney, has announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination tor congressman In the Mad Ison-St. Clair County district—the 25th. Mr. Jones has had a prominent part In public affairs In St. Clair County,, served for two terms on the school board, was president of the board; also was a member ot the high school board., its local service was Interrupted by duties in the navy in the South Seas. Mr. Rogers was a candidate for the Republican nomination for state's attorney of St. Clair Coun*v but was defeated for the nomination by a narrow matgln. He has a good standing as a lawyer In Belleville. Mr. Jones said: "My decision to be a candidate for office was made when I was reminded of my experiences In the last war. Like many young men 1 enlisted In the United States Navy believing that I owed a debt to my country and to the world to rid it of the menance of facism, nazism and socialism. I was face to face with death in the engagements at Leyte, Llngayen and Borneo while serving In the amphibious forces of the United States Navy. "My experiences, and scenes 1 witnessed, are so vivd I cannot reconcile them with the determined effort by the group of Washington bureaucrats to fasten upon us Identical form of paternalistic regimentation that we fought to destroy. "I have learned, by hard experience, that you do not get anything In this life for nothing. We cannot continue to operate our government by deficit spending. We cannot expect to enjoy bene- fiti without paying taxes and in the end tear down our democratic form of government and substitute national socialism as practiced by Hitler. "I learned that Independent, free, unfettered man or woman looking for only the things earned through personal efforts is tha happiest. I also learned this same man or woman does not want to be the slave of government or dependent upon it." _ r ^^_—^^_^^» Winchester High to Sell Tourney Tickets CARROLLTON, Jan. 7. (Special)—Carrollton fans who wish to attend the Winchester basketball tournament will not have to stand in line or go hours early to flt- 4end the sessions In which the Hawks participate. Reserved season tickets are now on sale for adults at $9.75 or $7.26 without the reserved seats. Orders for tickets must be postmarked on or before Monday, Jan. 9, and should be sent.to Winchester High School. Letters ordering season tickets must be accompanied by a check or money ordet and a stamped, self-addressed envelope. These tickets are transferable if two or more people want to use them together. The student price for reserved season tickets is $7.20 and $4.70 for unreserved tickets. Single admission tickets for games that Carrollton plays will be available at Carrollton High School until three hours before game time. Prices for the first sessions are 60 cents for adults and 40 cents for students. For the second round, the admission will be 50 cents and 30 cents per single game, for the semi-finals and third place games 60 and 40 cents and for the championship 75 cents and 50 cents. The Winchester Invitational Tournament will open Jan. 16 and continue through Jan. 21. Carrollton will play the first time at 6 p. m., Jan. 17, with Nebo as the opposing team. Tuesday Jerseyville w^l play the Hawks here. Jan. 13, the local team will go to Greenfield for a game. Charles Ducey Joins Hardin Postal Force HARDIN, Jan. 7.—(Special)— Charles Ducey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Ducey, is a new full- time clerk at the Hardin post office, having recently passed his civil service examination. Charles graduated from Hardin High School in 1948 and since that time has worked as clerk in the Roth Store. Business at the local post office has steadily increased for the past several years until it keeps four persons busy. The force consits of Porter Campell, postmaster: A. B. Campbell, assistant, Ducey, and Mrs. Ora Louise Gress, clerks. "Pa" Haworth Celebrates Birthday HARDIN—"Pa" .laworth, as he U known to his many friends around Hardin and East Hardin, was 75 years old Wednesday. That evening, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Eagleton, Mr. and Mr*. Bud Shaw, and Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Prange gathered at the Haworth home in East Hardin to help him celebrate tht event. NU»ionury to Preach at Hamburg HARDIN. — Dr. John ROM, re- ceiuly returned from 25 yeaw of mission work in India, will «pe«k at the Hamburg Methodist Church at 2 p. m., Sunday. Dr. ROM usually wear* a native costume while speaking. Mother's Study Club Meets at Eldred ELDRED, Jan. 7. (Special)— The Mother's Study Club held Its first meeting of 1950 with Mrs. Kenneth Brannan as hostess. Eight members answered roll call, which was, "Bright Sayings of young Children." Following the ' business session, a social hour was held" Refresh- menU were served. Tht date of the next meeting and name of hostess will be announced later. Nine Subscribers 1846 Postal Report Shows Telegraph Tops in Ft. Russell Calhoun Hunters Kill Fewer Duck* In 1949than 1948 HARDIN, Jan.' 7.—(Special)— According to Federal Game Warden Edward Davis, fewer waterfowls were killed by hunters in the Calhoun area during 1949 than in the proceeding year. In 1949, 12,905 waterfowls were killed, compared to 14,665 in 1948. This year there were 2027 hunted in the Batchtown area during the hunting season. Of that number, 1029 were checked showing an average kill of 1.45 ducks, Indicating that the total kill was 2983. In 1948, 2986 hunters bagged 7763 ducks In the tame area. At Diamond Island there were 350 hunters who killed a total of 638 ducks. Ir. 1948, 79 hunters got 542. A total 147 hunters checked In at the Gilead Club in the 1949 season. Their kill totaled 550. The year before 79 hunters begged 525. One hundred and nlnty- eight hunters at Red's Landing were able to get only 185 ducks, or less than one fowl each. Davis said he found only 15 wood ducks on the hunters he checked. He said the peak flight ocurred Nov. 17 in 1948, but the flight reached its pet: Dec. 13 in 1949. A secretion known as hirudin obtained from the mouth glands of the pond leech, 4s used to prevent blood clotting. MEADOWBROOK, Jan. 7 (Special) — Examination of an 18/W quarterly report compiled by Ger- shorn Flagg, postmaster of Paddock's Grove, an extinct community In Ft. Russell township, reveals that the Telegraph missed an opportunity to pat itself on the back four years ago, for 1946 marked at leath the 100th consecutive year the newspaper has been tops in circulation in this area. In 1846, the Telegraph, a weekly, 'had nine subscribers. Its closest competitor was a Philadelphia weekly which possessed six subscribers. The Illinois Democrat Banner, an Alton weekly, and the New York Dispatch, a New York weekly, had four subscribers each. Prairie farmer In Race Prairie Farmer, published in Chicago, claimed two subscribers as did the Albany, N. Y., Cultivator, Saturday Evening Post, and a New York magazine, The World We Live In. The St. Louis Weekly Gazette had two subscribers and the St. Louis New Era and the St. Louis Missouri Republican, both weeklies, had one subscriber. Evidence of appreciation of Southern literary style was shown in one subscription to the New Orleans Picayune, ' Currently the Telegraph circulates by carrier 219 papers In this area, including 144 at Meadowbrook, 65 at Moro, and 10 at Gooseville. In addition, there are numerous mail deliveries. First post office in Ft. Russell township was established at Paddock's Grove in 1828, 10 years STATE after the first three settler*, Gersholitt ttagf, Gaul* Paddock, and Volney "P. Richmond arrived on the acene from New England. Richmond served as the first postmaster, being succeeded by Flagg. The postal station was located on the Springfield stage coach line and was closed when railroads superseded the stages. The township was served by a "star route" until 1902, when rural free delivery service was established. At the present time. mall Is delivered throughout most of the township from Moro. Letter* Published In Telegraph Flagg, who died In 1857, was the grandfather of the late Norman G. Flagg, state senator for many years. Many of the pioneer's letters to relatives and friends in the East were published in the Telegraph in 1876 ,.nd were com- piled Ih pamphlet form In 1918, Handwriting on the postal report shows a strong masculine tendency. While Flagg wrote legibly enought, he evidently hurried when writing the names of the newspapers for some of them are scrawled. Some of his report was written In blue ink; his pen probably gave out and he finished with brown Ink. After his signature, he eloquently drew in big letters P. M., using circles for dots when making periods after the letters, Varying Orbits The time required by comets to make a single revolution in their orbits varies from three and one- third years to one million years, cording to the Encyclopedia Bri- tannlca. India's first refrigerator factory Is soon to start at Cuttack. 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