Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 15, 1953 · Page 19
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April 15, 1953

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 19

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Attorney Gibbons and wife transferred property to Mrs. Johnson described as lot 4 and 5 of block 2 in Shephard',1 Second Addition to the City of Jerseyville, for $1 and other considerations Including 120 acres of land known as the Hussey Lake property, The Hussey Lake originated a number of years ago when the late Frank Hussey of Alton constructed a dam of concrete across the mouth of one of the principal hoi- lows of that part of Otter Creek township. A quarter of a mile above the dam were a number of never failing spj-mgs, and these supplied the wnler wftirh the dam impounded and covered an area ex- lending at times as much as 15 acres. >* Spent Weekends There Hussey was an instructor in social science at Boumont High School, St. Louis, and spent most of his weekends at Hussey Lake and much of the summer vacation at his home there. He acquired a large acreage of the wooded, broken land and his ambition prior to his death was to extend his holding to 1,500 acres, lie had planned to fence this area and restore the place to its original status. He Was also negotiating for the purchase of small herd of buffalo to be imported lo the place. Hussey's plans were never fulfilled as he suffered an attack of influenza and pneumonia from which he died. Following his death, his holdings in Otter Creek township passed inlo possession of others. Before his death, Hussey did muflh research into the history of the lo cality where the lake he created still bears his name. A short distance above the dam one may still find the remains of an old mill dam that at one time impounded water for propelling the mill that stood adjacent to it. This was one of the first grist mills in the early settlement of Jersey County. A few hundred yards from the grass grown mill dam, one may still find the remains of one of the lost villages of this part of Illinois. A quarter of a century ago, a few of the logs of the cabins that stood there and much of the'rock used for fireplaces and chimneys could still be found. The village must have consisted of at least 30 'or more cabins and store houses^ and flourished as a community center prior to the time of the Mexican War. Hid Horses In the pre Civil War period, the area was the scene f>t much ac- livily. It was in this locality that meetings of the Knights of The Golden Circle was held. Here, too. during Ihe Civil War, southern sympathizers hid horses that were being smuggled south for use by Conloredale forces. Research also reveals that it was in this vicinity that two horse thieves wore caught with a number of horses that had been stolen in Greene, Jersey, and Calhotin coun- SAMPLE BALLOT Village of Bethalto, County of Madison, State of Illinois Election, Tuesday, April 21, I9,i3 LOUIS K. BARTELS, ___ ____ Village Clerk FOR PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES; (Vole for One) D Erwin Plegge D William A. Mattery D John Henkhaus FOR VILLAGE CLERK: (Vote for One) n Louis E. Bartels a J. M. Cox, Jr. FOR MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES: (Vote for Three) D George Neumann P Wesley (Wes) Lehnen D Edward E. Kirk dl J- M. (Dick) Zimmermann D Floyd Ellspermann D Frederick Glenn Schuette D Re-divide (Rod) Davis FOR MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES! ( I'nexpired Term of Two Years) (Vote for One) n Robert G. Klein FOR POLICE MAGISTRATE! (Vote for One) HU Calvin Lawrence n Ben Vanduker P Charles Edwards I, Iritis J5. BarteU Clerk o| the Village of BethaJta and keeper of BeroriU of the Village at Rethalta da hereby certify that the above U a true and correct Copy of (be Official Ballot to he voted on at the Election to be held on Tuesday April 3Ut., laaa. la uituew whereof I have «et my hand aod affixed the Corporate fc»al of the Village of ftethalto, lUiaois. Thi* 13th day of April, 1*53. a , (Seal) MH'IS K. of the Village «{ Hcmfin C o/C Discuss Plans For Apple Week HARDTN.-tt was ladles' night at a meeting of the Chamber of Commerce Monday. The wives of the members had been invited to a supper at the Gordon Cafe and were also asked to attend the business meeting afterward, The business meeting was taken up with plans for the approaching apple blossom observance. The local organization is cooperating with the Calhoun Apple Advertising Club In carrying out this annual program, A committee consisting of Paul Hank?, Charles Swank, Tracey Bader, and Dr. E. 0. Cast was appointed to lay out and mark the apple trails in the Hardin community. It was decided to mark two main trails which will divide at the top of the ridge west of town. Each trail will wind around through orchard-country and lead the sightseers back to the pavement after a few miles. Similar trails are being laid out. throughout the whole of Calhbun County. A vacancy in the board of directors of the organization has existed since Morgan Strode moved to Charleston last fall. This vacancy was filled MAnday night by the appointment of Charles Swank, who will serve until the election Aug. 1. The committee on cleanup week reported that the effort was fairly successful although the committee said they fell short of 100 per cpnt cooperation. However, it was among the most complete of several annual programs. ^ The next meeting date was set for May 11, preceded by a supper at the Apple Blossom Cafe. Arrive From Germany HARDIN — Mrs. James Swann and son, Harold went to Lambert Field Sunday night to meet the wife and children of Pfc. Donald Swann who has been stationed In Germ&ny for several years. The family had left Germany Saturday night at 7 o'clock and arrived at Lambert Field at 11 o'clock Sunday night. Pfc. Swann met and married his wife, Charlotte, in Germany, They have two little girls, Heidi" Rose and Virginia. The husband is expected to arrive home April 23, and the "couple plan to make their home In Calhoun County. ties. The horses were being smuggled to the south. The two men were hanged, and 25 years ago the old execution oak could still be pointed out. Returns From Hospital JERSEYVILLE. — Miss Georga Sandifer, who has been a patient at Alton Memorial Hospital the past five weeks following surgery, was able to return to her home here Friday. Her nephew, Herbert Gubser, motored to Alton to ac company, her home. Attending State Convention JERSEYVILLE. — Miss Marie Hall, commercial and traffic man ager of the Jerseyville Telephone Co., left Tuesday for Peoria, to remain until Saturday attending a state convention \of the lllinoi Telephone Association at the Pere Marquette Hotel. Telegraph Want Ads "Click." Presbytery Youths Present Program Given at Jersey Church Sunday Evening JF.RSEYVILLE - Officers of the Alton Presbytery Youth Group were In charge of the program of he Westminster Fellowship of the First Presbyterian Church Sunday vening at the local church. The evening devotional service was conducted by Miss Joan Dorsey of Moro; Miss Betty Calame of Alton; Miss Margie Zuidema of Edwardsvllle; Miss Ann Bauer" of Greenville, and Sid Hormell of Jerseyville. Miss Betty Bridgewater of Alton was a guest for the meeting. Donald Marshall, moderator of the Jerseyville Westminster Fellowship, welcomed the group and Introduced the members. Following the worship service a "Singspiration" was held during the fellowship part of the program and refreshments were served later by Miss Wilma Ann Robinson and Miss Eunice Ann Grabbe. Seventeen members of the Jerseyville Westminster Fellowship were in attendance together with their sponsor, Mrs. Helen Marshall the pastor, Rev. M. Edwards Breed, Mrs. Lindelt Walkington, officer of the Presbytery, and Mr. and Mrs. Bauer of Greenville. Dinner Given for Navy Man JERSEYVILLE — Seaman Bob Holladay, who leaves Sunday to report to the Navy Base at Nor- folft, Va., was honor guest at a family dinner given Sunday at the home of his grandmother, Mrs. Harry BHsh. He has just completed his boot training at San Diego, Calif., and Is spending his leave here with his parents, Mf. and Mrs. J. E. Holladay. Other guests at the dinner were Bill Holladay, a student at the University of v lllinoi&, Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Blish and daughter, Susan, of Springfield; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wightman and son, Ronald, o Alton and Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Holladay and daughter, Darielle of Jerseyville. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Wuellner and daughter, Deborah, of Alton were also guests at the Blish home Sunday evening Parents of Son JERSEYVILLE.—Mr. and Mrs Melvin Rushton are announcing the birth of a son, Kevin 4Lynn Friday at Carlinville Area Hospital. The baby weighed eight pounds, nine ounces, and Hs n grandson of Mrs. Henry Persson and Mrs. Rose Rushton of Carlinville. The couple have two other children, Richard, 5, and Carol, 2 Mr. Rushton is manager of the Walker Store In Jerseyville. The Bureau of Indian Affairs maintains 62 hospitals and 10 dis pensaries. Now Many Wear FALSE TEETH With Little Worry Eat, talk, laugh or sneeze without fear of Insecure false teeth dropping slipping or wobbling. 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