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THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, ALTON CVBNtNO TELEGRAPH »A01 Only $2920 1949 Jcrseyvillc Fire Loss Shows Big Drop from 1948 JERSEYV1LLE, Jan. 12 (Spe* clftl)^-The annual report of prop- «rty fir* loss In Jerseyvllle tot 1M9, released by Edward Weule ieefetary of the fire department •nowg a big drop from the figure of the previous year. The estimated loss to property In the city the past year, exclusive of vehicles, totaled only $2920, compared with $85,694 In 1948. Despite the difference In the fire loss, the local department made the same number ol runs both years, 49 calls being answered. Of this number the past year 42 alarms were In the city and . six In the rural districts and consisted of 30 buildings, seven ve- hlclet and 12 grass and trash fires. Only one death Was caused by .fire In 1949 while three fatalities were attributed to this cause the previous year. This year's death occurred April 14 at a residence In Old Kane where Walter Elam died a few hours after being severely burned In a stove explosion which took place while he wai kindling a fire. Two other persons received burns In fires here the past year but both were of a minor nature, The greater portion of the city fire loss for 1949 was shared by two fires, one on May 2 at the residence of Thomas Mains and the other Jan. 8 at a small barn owned by George Horn. Three of the six rural fires resulted In heavy losses 'but no records are kept by the department for rural fire damage. Fires here the past year were of varied origin with no single cause predominating. Nationally, however, reports show smoking is causing m increased number of fires and firemen suggested 'the citizens to adopt the slogan "Chaperohe your cigarettes and don't let them go out alone." Members of the Jerseyville fire department are Harry L. Blish, chief; William McFaln, assistant chief; Edward Weule, secretary- Bert O. Bell, Edward Henson, Earl Woolsey, Ray Brlckey, and Raymond Dugan. Jersey Moose Party Jan. 17 JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 12—(Special)—Jerseyville Moose Lodge will have its second birthday party, Jan. 17, in its hall and a special program Is being planned for the event. Baladona's orchestra will furnish music for the occasion and a floor show will be presented by "Mope, Dop« * Cope," Negro singing'and dancing team. The Moose initiated a class of seven candidates In the ctubrooms Monday evening. Membership of the Lodge has been closed and classes now Include only replacements In the rolls. Leonard Glassbrenner represented the class at the Initiation., Girls Mark Birthdays JERSEYVILLE—The fifth birthday of Penelope Ann Heitzig, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Heitzig was celebrated Tuesday evening at a dinner party given at the home of her parents. A birthday cake featured the table appointments and the honoree received many gifts In honor of the occasion. Present were Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Handler, Mr. and Mrs. Max Nowak and daughter, Judy, Miss Phyllis Arter and Linda Heitzig, Jerseyvllle, and Ed Heitzig, Gerald Heitzig, Mrs. Joseph Heittig, Fleldon. The fourth birthday of Linda Heitzig, younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Heitzig, was marked at a dinner given, recently by her parents and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs, Oscar Handler, at the Handler home. Her anniversary occurred Jan. 1. Guests at the dinner were Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Heitzig, Fleldon; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Heitzig, Mrs. Frances Collenberger, John Fleming and Penny Heitzig, Jerseyviile. Parents of Son JERSEYVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Elknah Young have given the name Delbert Arthur to their infant son, born Sunday at Boyd Memorial Hospital, Carrollton. This is the fourth child of the couple. He weighed 10 pounds. Home From Hospital Frank Fulkerson, jr., returned Tuesday from St. John's Hospital, St. Louis, where he has been • medical patient. Planning Will Cut Food Cost By OAYNOB MADDOX NEA Staff Writer In 1950 resolve to get the most food and nutrition for your money with the least possible waste. The best way to plan menus days in advance (thereby .saving waste of ~oods) and to select mainly those foods which are in plentiful supply n your market and therefore lower in cost., Here are a few sample budget menus to guide you: Luncheon: Waldorf salad (apples, celery and walnuts), corn bread, butter or fortified margarine, sugar dandies, tea, milk. Dinner: Orange and pear cup, roast stuffed chicken, mashed potatoes, French green beans, celery curls, cranberry sauce, hot rolls, butter or fortified margarine, mince pie, coffee, milk. Luncheon: Hot potato salad, corn muffins, butter or fortified margarine, stewed prunes and nuts, tea, nfllk. tNnner: Froten cod steaks, parsley potatoes, spinach, .bread, butter or fortified margarine, butterscotch tapioca pudding, coffee, milk. Luncheon! Creamed chipped beef oil toast, head lettuce salad with Frertch dressing, gingerbread, tea, milk. Dinner: Frankfurter casserole, broccoli, celery sticks, bread, but* ter or .fortified margarine, apple crisp, coffee, milk. Luncheon; Cream of tomato soup, toasted garlic bread, butter or fortified margarine, pears, cheddar cheese, crackers, tea milk. Dinner: Roast, loin of pork, mashed potatoes, yellow turnips, head lettuce salad with French dressing, bread .butter or fortified margarine, ginger molasses pudding, coffee, milk. To use leftover ham, try this recipe for ham and potato cakes: Ham and Potato Cakes (Serves 6-«) Three cups ground cooked ham or shoulder, 3 cups mashed potatoes, 3 tablespoons chopped parsley, salt to taste, fat. Mix the meat, mashed potatoes and parsley and season to taste with salt. Mold Into fat cakes and fry In hot fat until brown. New Paper In Miami MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Jan. 12, (IP) —Greater Miami has another dally newspaper — the Morning Mall. The first Issue of the new paper, in tabloid form, appeared today with 48 pages. It will be published daily and Sunday mornings. Louise L.*Voiler Is listed as founder and Harry 0. Voller as presU dent and publisher. Frank Malone Is editor and A. M. LiUlefield is managing editor. Modern pins made of wire were first produced in France and Germany. Soil Conservation Program Mates Forward in Jersey 10 Super Lincoln* Built for Use Of White Home DETROIT, Jan. 12, Wl — Ten super-duper Lincoln automobiles nre being built for White House use by the Lincoln-Mercury division of the" Ford Motor Co. The cars, costing about $30,000 each, will be leased to the White House for a small annual rental. The Lincoln • Mercury division said special bodies are being made by the Henny Motor Co., Freeport, 111.,, for nine seven-passenger Lincoln Cosmopolitan limousines and one seven-passenger convertible. The convertible and one limousine will carry special running boards for secret service men who guard the President. The car* will have 12 cylinder motors.and a top speed of more than 100 miles an hour. They will have bulletproof glass and the hood and sides will be heavily armored. Special fittings Include two-way radios. In Washington, Presidential Secretary Charles G. Ross said the cars would replace eight five-passenger cars now in the White House motor pool, Many are the ways you can vary cole slaw: with a whipped cream dressing, with, caraway or celery seeds, with paprika, or with a handful of raisins. JERSEYVTLLE, Jan. 12 — (Special)—The campaign in Jersey County for setting up a soil conservation district was reported Wednesday afternoon as making excellent, progress. Before a district can be set up In the,locality, petitions calling for the establishment of such a program must be signed by 55 percent of the landowners in the area to be submitted for approval by the government. Persons circulating petitions in !hp county estimated Wednesday afternoon that 70 percent of Jersey County land owners have already signed. The circulation of petitions will not be halted, however, and effort* will be continued to place the percentage at a much higher point. The groundwork for the drive foi signatures was laid In December. A mass meeting was held the afternoon of Dec. 13 at the courthouse, with Alfred Talc, extension soil conservationist of the University of Illinois present to explain the local phases of the proposed program. Farm adviser Raymond Frakes and John Whelan, Jacksonville, also addressed the meeting. The latter gave a resume'of the program now being carried out in Morgan, Greene, Scott, Menard, and Calhoun counties. More than 200 Jersey County land owners were present at the December meeting and a series of township meetings was arranged for later in the month. These were "...whaddya know, Herbert... I just heard Creamo'i the only margarine made with cream" (see column at right—) CREAMO ONLY MARGARINE WITHJJREAM S to 1 choose Cr&omo in Totte-TMt Housewives will be interested to know Creamo Margarine's popularity has grown faster in the past few yean than the combined average of all other brands. This is due to the fact that Creamo is tho only margarine made with cream. In taste tests between Creamo and the most expensive type bread- spreads, participating school children chose Creamo Margarine 5 to 1. Users say Creamo'i creamy-rich lavor is so distinctively delicious, the first taste is noticeably more flavorful than ordinary spreads. Not only does Creamo taste better —it's more economical, too. The extra flavor goes so much farther than ordinary spreads. ALTON CREAMERY CO., ALTON, ILL. carried out as per schedule and considerable Interest in the district proposition was aroused. When the commltteemen circulating the petitions began their wfjrk, they were met with little opposition. Temporary officers named at the December meeting were Byron Gary, chairman, Morris Waggoner and Raymond Montague who will serve until the charter is issued. After a charter Is granted, a directorate or five farm owners in the county will be selected to take charge. For company fare add sliced sauteed mushrooms to cooked rice. Green peas, cooked "only until they are tender, may also be added. This dish is delicious served with fried chicken and gravy. Jersey VSO 'Campaign Nets $1338:150 Per Cent of Goal *^ Vi' .' JERSEYVILLE, Jan. 12 (Sp*« clan — Jersey County sailed far "over the top" in Its quota In the recent. USO drive, according to announcement made Wednesday. The quota was $907.79 and the collection totaled $1338.13, or 150 percent of Iho assignment. The Moose Lodge used Its offices for the administrative work of the campaign. The organization committee appointed included Arch Nelson, general chairman; Gus F. Heneghan, co-chairman; Jack Hormell. secretary and Chnrles Adams, treasurer. Members of the perma* ncnt USO hoard in the county are the fte* P. P. M«n«n and County Judge William ,f. Hanley. Persons In charge 6< the campaign stated the *espoh«e wa« splendid and that donations were made much more freely than during the USO drtvei of war years. They account for thil by the fact that many men employed here or in business are veterans, and have first band knowledge of benefits received from the USO and are willing to contribute liberally in payment for what they re- celved from the organltatlon whllt In service. RBAO THLJtOHAPH WANT 'AM NEW STORE HOURS! in our Wood River East Alton SUPER MARKETS •fftcHv* until further nolle* Starting This Week MON.-TUES.-WED. 8:30 A TO M 5:30 Thursday-Friday SATURDAY 8 A. M. to 9 P. These hours were arranged for your shopping convenience. We hope you will find them helpful In 1950. 8:30 A. M. to FOOD STORES BROADWAY & MAIN Has A BIG SURPRISE for YOU SAVE BANANAS Thsso aro Swoot and Juicy, Not Dry TANGERINES 3DOZ. 100 Ib. BAG GRAPEFRUIT Ibt. 1C VALUE QOLDIN RIPE TEXAS SEEDLESS for C You Havo Novor Had Rotter Eating Quality TOMATOES 2 You Can Taste tho DHfforonco STRICTLY FRESH COUNTRY EGGS Doi. Thoto Will Stand Up Whiter Eatiiw PEARS 3 ,,,, O.BC 49, Extra Good CALIFORNIA SWEET GRAPES 2 •*- 29' lleadi CALIFORNIA ICEIERC LEHVCE LARGE JUMIO SIZE Large Siie Stalk PASCAL CELERY . . . 15e CALIFORNIA WONDER, SWEET laikct GREEN PEPPERS . HAND ADD! rC NCKED *»rrLt« $ J .39 BROADWAY & MAIN DRIVE-IN PRODUCE MKT. Largo Slzo Assortod Flavors PEANUT BRITTLE ...15 ll-oi. Bag Old Fashlonod PEANUT CANDY Ib.