Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 17, 1953 · Page 3
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

Alton, Illinois
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Friday, April 17, 1953
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FRIDAY, APRIL 1?, 1933 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAOITHJW Itteer fttratef Current Events on Alton Lake tntf Roamfa' the Flaw Country Wlfh HAROLD BRAND I Uiinj{protts Federal safety regulations pro* hlblt any boat from approaching within 600 feet of the tatnter gates' on Alton Locks and Dam, upstream or downstream. The turbulent waters are dangerous for all craft. A spokesman at the dam related that there Is a swift, boll- Ing upstream current for about 150 feet Immediately below the gates. A feAv years ago, four men In a cruiser were caught in the upstream current which was more powerful than the boat's motor. The craft was swept Into the gates end destroyed within 30 seconds. However, the men were able to gain hold of ladders on the dam and climb to safety. On other occasions and at other locks and dams, venturesome boat- owners were not so fortunate. Will Enforce Regulations Comdr. Harry Kessler, Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotila 9, said the federal regulations will be enforced by enlisted men as well as 1heir unit. Although the railroad bridge is about 800 feet below the dam, it has been suggested that boatowners avoid the waters between the bridge and the tainter gates. The upper lock wall extends 575 feet upstream from the gates and it is advised that boatowners avoid going any closer to the dam. There are no exceptions to the foregoing rules a spokesman said. However, Lock and Dam em- ployes are prepared for any emergencies such as when power failure causes a boat to drift Into the tainter gates. Ever watching, the employes stand by to give Immediate assistance to anyone in distress. Lake Level Bulletins The tainter gates are raised'dur- Ing high water stages to prevent flooding In the Orafton area, During those times, the upstream cur- rent below the dam Is stronger and much more dangerous, Usually, when the gates ^nre raised and the level of Alton Lake is lowered, many boats are left stranded In the mud at boat docks. However, in the future, a spokesman at the dam will issue an advance warning which will be published in this column or the news columns. Missing Ron! Last fall, Adolph nolnhardt. 209 Wisconsin Ave., kept his 16-foot boat In the Pere Marquette Park area. He used the boat on .three duck hunting trips without bagging a single fowl. Yet, when he loaned tho craft to friends they were much more successful on their duck hunting trips. Roinhardt loft the boat there during winter months and last saw It in February. He doesn't know whether the boat drifted downstream or was carried away. The rraft has a 30-Inch homo made deck; a V-bow, and was painted drab green. Ho would like to bear from anyone who IIHS seen the boat recently. More fortunate, was Lester Arbuthnot, 2000 Central Ave., who 8 Iitcttmbenli Reflected In Chtrateira Township HAHTFtffiD - The official can* vass of votes east In the Chouteau •township election has been eomplet» ed. Eight incumbents were re-elected according to the official totals. Results were: for supervisor, Joseph troeekler, 731, and Harry W. Spann, 397; for town clerk, Jessie Who Launders Sheets and Shirts Best? recovered his boat which was found adrift near Clifton Terrace last March. The boat was brought Into town on a trailer and changed hands many times before it was claimed by Arbuthnot. M. Williams, 907; for assessor, Frank Hanfelder, 983; for tax col. lector, Charles Le*mv, Wl; O. Ruh Klein, 388; for justice of the peace, William E. Ayers, 742, Louis Trl- bout, 733, George Wawiecke, 710; Vernon Coates, 354, and Orcen Hall 296, and for constable, Wilfred fiberhart, 791, Herbert McDonough, 688, Harry Parker, 884, John Alken 271, and James Estes, 427. Customs men in Durban have been finding large amounts of gold watches and Jewelry Intended to he smuggled Into Britain, hidden in cars being shipped by South African tourists to England. 1Cn Time to Roll Vp Your S/eevo and GIVE,,. THE BLOODMOBILE will be at the ROUND HOUSE IN WOOD RIVER Tuesday and Wednesday April 21 and 22 0 A. M. to S P. M. TRANSPORTATION Will be Furnished Wood River Township People by "TOM HARRIS" Phone 3-8864 For Appointment. CHBA to Meet at Bethalto High BETHALTO - Musical selections and a tour of tho new high school annex will he part of a program fo HP presenter! to members of !ho Coltnge Hills Businessmen's Association next Thursday, The Rroup will hold its' monthly dinner meetinc nt thn hlRh srhool with ihr nipnl heins prepared by the ladies of the Lutheran Dorcas Society. Tho meeting has been scheduled at the school tJirough the eo>eperi* lien ef Wilbur Trimpe, superintendent of schools. A nominating committee, composed of Uoy Buren, AI Kutter and Edgar Atitery, will attend the meet to do preliminary work on a list of nominations to he presented for election In May, New officers will be Installed by the 0c£&ni£a'tfQft In also mark the first the CUBA, I Kandersteg, In the StHsi AJflt, where the first Moot for Rover Scouts was held in 1931, will be fh» scene of the Fifth World MOW thS July-August, with Scouts fttnft tht world over attending. DEBTS WORRYING YOU? err OUT OF DEBT .. WE PAY THE BILLS! ONE PLACE TO PAY. NOT A LOAN CO. Call or See MR. K. A. KLOOS The Budget Plan OF ALTON 201 West 3rd, 2nd floor Alton 2-0711 JUST ABOUT SOLD OUT OUR SALES HAVE BEEN VERY SATISFACTORY OR WE WOULD NOT BE IN THE BUSINESS OP SILLfNQ REAL ESTATE. OUR REOORD SPEAKS FOR ITSELF, We have a long list of good buyers for ill types of prop«rfy priced from $3,000 to $30,000 in the Alton-Wood Rfvor proper and surrounding areas. Why not take advanffgf of our service in the sale of your property? We strosi service. EXPERIENCED SALESMEN, APPRAISER, ADVERTISER CLEM NOLL AGENCY- Realtor Office Phone 3-6621 Evenings 2-8454 Ask for Mr. Dickmann :f .! I f. w jR JE ,/m M jE ft PJ 3 BIG DAYS - THURSDAY * FRIDAY • SATURDAY-APRIL 16,17,18 ^ Boxer Shorts Gripper Shorts Knit Briefs T- Shirts Undershirts MEN'S UNDERWEAR Values fo 69c FOR 1 00 PRINCE GARDNER BILLFOLD and KEY GUARD $6.75 Value MEN'S SLACK SOCKS Cotton and Rayon 49c Value Pn. MEN'S LONG SLEEVE SPORT SHIRTS GABARDINE • RAYON t COTTON $3,98 Value Main Floor RAYON MARQUISETTE PANELS LONG LASTING WASHABLE FINISH FOR SERVICE AND SATISFACTION. EGGSHELL COLOR. 4Tx81". $1 00 Reg. $1.49 Value 1 Each PILLOW PROTECTORS WHITE MUSLIN WITH ZIPPER CLOSING Reg. 89c Value § ^% c Each READY-MADE DRAPERIES BEAUTIFUL COLOR COMBINATIONS ON LIGHT BACKGROUNDS. PINCH PLEATED TOPS. HANG AS REGULAR DRAPES OR AS TRAVERSE DRAPES. USE TWO OR MORE PAIRS ON WIDER WINDOWS. 90" LONG. $Q95 8 Reg. $12.95 Value Third Floor NYLON SLIPS NYLON LACE TRIM ' WHITE. SIZES 32 TO 40. Reg. $3.98 Value NYLON HOSE 60 GAUGE, 15 DENIER. TAUPE, BEIGE. SIZES IV* TO 11. Reg. $1.15 Value LUNCHEON CLOTHS SLIGHT IRREGULARS. HAND PRINTS • FLORAL DESIGNS. 52x52. Reg, $3,98 Value 52x70. Reg. $4.98 Va/ue Main Floor LADIES' SUEDED RAYON GLOVES ASSORTED COLORS. SIZES G'/z TO 8. Reg. $1.50 Value Reg. $2.00 Value SUMMER STRAW HANDBAGS $£00 CASHMERE SLIP-ON SWEATERS ASSORTED COLORS. BROKEN SIZES. Reg. 55.95 Value $2 00 LADIES' SHEER PRINT HANDKERCHIEFS MANY LOVELY SPRING PATTERNS. Reg. 59c Value Main Floor ASSORTED BISQUE and CHINA NOVELTIES Reg. $1.29 Value $1 00 BARONESS IRONING BOARD PAD AND COVER $£00 Reg. $1.29 Value SHAMPOO AND BATH SPRAYER FITS ANY FAUCET! $1.19 Value 98 Basement SECONDS OF 44" PRINTED RAYON NYLONIZED FINISH. Reg. $1.29 Value GINGHAM PLAIDS AND STRIPES. Re?. 69c Value SECONDS OF NATIONALLY ADVERTISED PERCALE LARGE ASSORTMENT OF, LOVELY AND COLORFUL SPRING PATTERNS. Reg. 49c Value Third Floor $OOO TRADE-IN 4h FOR ANY OLD IRON • FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY • 14.95 2.00 Reg. Value LESS TRADE-IN YOUR PRICE $12 95 DIU lot IAYON JltK COTTON UNfN On the Finest, Fastest Lightweight Iron Made OOUItl AUTOMATIC IRONMASTER Allan's Leading Department Stoie. , OPEN TIL 9 P. M. TONIGHT

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