Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 22, 1953 · Page 3
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
April 22, 1953

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

Publication:
Location:
Alton, Illinois
Issue Date:
Wednesday, April 22, 1953
Page:
Page 3
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 3 article text (OCR)

WEDNESDAY, APRIL «,1919 ALTOH EVBNWO TELSORAPH JftftF Events flftd Rotiffiin . tht Country BRAND Otter Creek FtoMng f rip Although the weather was unfavorable for outdoor actlvites last Sunday, six men went on a fishing tHp to Otter Creek, near Nutwood, Louis Clearwater, 1201 E. Fifth St.', landed two crapple slightly larger than his minnow bait while the others caught slight colds or sore throats. The men fished during bright sunlight, snow flurries and rain. "Marty" Estes, 62? E. Fifth St., related that they found consolation in the fact that other enthusiastic fishermen were out too. Also In the group were W. (Bill) Connerly, 1100 Liberty St., Dino Pars, 1115 E. Fifth St., Edward Dowries, East College Ave., and Don Metzger, 744 Washington Ave. Texan Visit Earl Springgale, 3400 Hillcrest Ave., planned to combine a vlst with his son, James F., stationed at Foster Air Base near Victoria, Texas, with a fishing trip in the Gulf of Mexico, earlier this month. He, his daughter, son-in-law and grandson, Mr. and Mrs. William Lewis, and son, David 7, 3634 Coronado Dr., drove there for the Easter weekend. However, storms and rough waters prevented Springgate from wetting a line. While in Texas, Springgate visited sites that recalled his service in the army in 1916 when he was stationed near San Antonio. The most familiar site was the Buckhorn Cafe which has remained much the same through the years. The restaurant is noted for its displays of unusual-sized cattle horns and a Stuffed horse and steer. \ Found Mushrooms Although the lack of sunshine hasn't been too favorable for mushroom hunters, Gus H. Bechdoldt, 99 E. Elm St., was walking in his yard on a recent Sunday and noticed three mushrooms. After a more thorough search, he found 40 more of the plants. Bechdoldt said that was all it required to give him the "fever". Then, he and his wife drove to a woods near Shipman for a further search for mushrooms. They no sooner arrrived when it began to rain. Disappointed, the drove home 0 IWBIt fttOrt fftVOPloifi WCtlMf. tftKHMt D0t Last fill, white Mr. and Mrs. A. J. (J§ck) Federlt were enjoying in eventfTS conversation in their 10me on Alton* Jerteyvilte R<S., verie's fiunting dog began to Bay and bellow. Federle decided that perhaps his dog had treed arae* on. So he donned hti boots*, loaded his gun and set out to investigate. After a walk Into a wooded area, he found that the dog had treed t hornet's nest which was shining in the light of a full moon, Re» tuning home, Federle told his wife that their dog was the "dog- gonlst" liar of all hounds. (iraH ptd Days On occasions, W. (SHU Thompson, 3301 Lincoln Ave., likes to re* call hunting experiences back in the '90's when he was a youngster. He would buy a box of 22-short bullets for 15 cents and then go rabbit hunting, ' In a short time, he was able to bag many rabbits which were purchased quickly by storekeepers at 50 cents a dozen. Me was able to earn spending money often through his markmanship, Thompson related that there is considerable difference now in the number of rabbits, game regulations and ammunition costs. Poisons of various animals are used in treating ailments. Rattlesnake poison is used in yellow fever work, and that of the cobra is a heart remedy. In certain animal and plant forms, only careful examination, and sometimes arbitrary, distinctions can determine whether the organism Is plant or animal. It Is estimated that the nylon In a $1.50 pair of nylon stockings is worth abobut 10 cents. For Reservation* or Literature Write Direct to the Hotel at Excelsior Springs SOFT LINES BY BEMBERG* RAYON FABRIC Colorful Royon Bembergs in all the new colors of thi« season. A TERRIFIC CLEARANCE OF NYLON SLIPS Nylon Tricot Knit, White Nylon Net and Lace Insertion Trim, Sixes 32 to 42. Reg. $4.98 Value $ 3.88 NYLON SLIPS Nylon Tricot Knit. Dainty Lace and Permanent Pleats at Bodice , and Hem. White. Sizes 32 to 40. Reg. $6.95 Value $ 3.88 NYLON SLIPS Nylon Tricot Knit. Lace trim at top and wide nylon lace trimmed flounce at hem. White. Sizes 32 to 40. Reg. $6.95 Value $ 3.88 NYLON BED JACKETS With Nylon Lace Trim. In Colors of Blue—-Mint—Lilac. Sizes S-M-L. $< Reg. 55.95 Value 3.88 LOVELY—PETAL COLORED RAYON GOWNS Lace trim, also tailored styles in lace trim. Super suave acetate jerseys. Sizes Small—Medium — Large—Stout—and Extra Stout. $3.98 to $< 54.98 Value ... 2.88 $1.98 to $2.19 Value RAYON GOWNS Tailored Triconette. Small — Medium — Large Stout —and Extra Stout 1.18 SHORTY GOWNS Super Suave Acetate Jersey, Lace Trim, Small—Medium—Large. 1.88 Reg. $2.98 Value RAYON PAJAMAS Super Suave Acetate Jersey, Tailored Style, Sices Small—Medium—Large '2.88 Reg. $3.98 Value ASK ABOUT OUR CONVENIENT CHARGE PLAN I inovt i •• •remut ew Mtnrat §*m i pril I/ft/ft *'.v in 11** It 1001 f0ft ran Iff If It? DIMRTMINT ! SLIPS Super Suave Acetate Jersey, Lace Trim, . White,—Sices 32 to SO, /teg, $2.98 to $3.50 Values $ 1.88 LOVELY PETAL COLORED BED JACKETS Lace Trim Super Suave Acetate Jersey, Sizes S-M-L. Reg. $2.98 Value 1.88 BRIEFS NYLON BRIEF With Nylon Lace Trim Peg. $2.50 Value- $ J ,48 NYLON BRIEF Reg. $1.79 Value White. Sizes S-M-L. $ 1.18 NYLON SHORTY PANTS White. Sizes S-M-L. Beg. $1.98 Value $ 1.18 /c BRIEFS In Shades of White and Tea Rose RAYON BRIEF. Sizes 11, 13, IS. Lace Trim. RAYON BRIEF. Hollywood Style. S-M-L. RAYON SHORTY PANTS. Large. RAYON PANTY. S-M-L St. X-ST. RAYON VEST. S-M-L. RAYON BLOOMER. M-L. 79c to 98c Value 58 SEMI-ANNUAL OUR OWN DELUXE BATH SOAP This is one of the most outstanding sdap promotions that we have ever lined up for our custom* srsl You'll be amazed at the quality of this soap. It has 20% content of coconut oil. i SIX DELIGHTFUL FRAGRANCES i • BOUQUET • LILAC • APPLE BLOSSOM • COLD CREAM • HONEYSUCKLE • PINE BARS ONLY Reg. 19e Value 99 Main Floor GIVE BRIGHT NEW BEAUTY TO YOUR ROOM WITH "CUSTOM MADE" SLIP COVERS Handsomely tailored for smooth, trim fit. Make your selection from this group of barkcloth or sail cloth in floral, scenic or plain patterns. DRAPERIES Third Floor CHAIR WITH ONE LOOSE CUSHION .00 Reg. $27.50 *24 SOFA WITH THREE LOOSE CUSHIONS I SO Reg. $47.50 '42 Values Up To 51.98 LINEN SPECIALS Hand Embroidered Scaris $1.00 % Linen Guest ToweU $1.00 Hand Embroidered Vanity Sets..$1.00 % Lace Choi* S«U $1-00 Embroidered Pillow Cases $1.00 § Lace Scarfs $1.00 Plus Many More Special Items! Main Float Alton's Leading 1 Department Sto/e

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page