Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 17, 1965 · Page 10
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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH IATURDAT, Sale... HE'S GETTING SKINNY! Happy Humphrey of Mncon, Ga., lias lost nearly 600 pounds. Once known as the world's largest wrestler, he weighed 802 pounds in September 1962. He now weighs 282. Happy, whose real name is William J. Cobb, said his weight reduction was the re- sult of a research project at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Happy is shown at right in one leg of what formerly was one pair of his trousers. (AP Wirephoto) Kelley Ruled Competent; Will Go on Trial Sept .7 EDWARDSVILLE - Paul David Kelley — one of three accused in the pistol slaying of Aaron Leggett, an Arlington Golf Course Maintenance man in February — Friday morning was declared competent to stand trail for murder by Cir- cuirt Judge Joseph J. Barr. In a final decision after hearing testimony of two psychiatrists, Judge Barr announced Ws decision and Kelley's trial was set Sept. 7. Dr Groves B. Smith of Alton State Hospital and John H. McMahan of Belleville, both of whom examined Kelley who is 19, testified before Judge Barr. Kelley who is represented by Public Defender Robert Trone, had waived a hearing on competency before a jury. Barr's ruling followed agreement by the defense attorney and Assistant State's Attorney John Gitchoff on a stipulation to admit a report of a third psychiatrist, Dr. Felix Sokoloski of Alton Dr. Sokoloski was unavailable to tesUfy reportedly because he was hospitalized with an illness Also indicted in the murder of Leggett and convicted early in June by circuit court juries were: Ernest Lloyd Nicholls, 48 brother-in-law of Kelley; and Charlfs Nicholls, 21, son of the elder Nicholls. Youn? Nicholls was denied motion "for a new trial and sen tenced to 75-125 years in the penitentiary this week by Asso date Circuit Judge Fred P Schuman. • The elder Nicholls, also foun guilty, awaits sentencing J u 1 21 oy Associate Circuit Judg Austin Lewis. All three were accused of plo ting to slay Leggett for $300 pai by the elder Nicholls to the tw younger men. Testimony in boU trials revealed that the victii was slain by shots fired from a revol"er bought by the elder icholls for $15 from Grandpa's iscuunt Store. All three are from the Grane City area near Mitchell. In ther circuit court action Fri- day Joseph Dale Causey, formerly of Granite City, now living in Worclen, was granted three years probation in a hearing before Judge Barr. Causey who had been jointly Inclined with Kelley on a burglary charge, had pleaded guilty and previously applied for probation "DON'T NEEDS" Annual ATA Picnic Slated Aug. 12-14 East of Shipman SHIPMAN - The ATA South Jacoupin Fair and picnic will e staged at Simmermakers Irove four miles east of Shipman on Rte. 16, Aug. 12, 13 and 4. There will be rides, ex- ilbits, refreshments and con- :essions. On Aug. 12 the Bee- ine Fashions will feature a styleshow and Dick Sies and his Dixieland band will provide entertainment. On Aug. 13 Lazy Joe Greenwell from Alton and the Skiles Family from Dallas, Tex., will perform. The annual amateur talent contest will be staged on Aug. 14 with cash prizes for two age groups, those through 13 and 14 and up. Entries must be listed by Aug. 12 by calling or writing ATA Amateur, Plainview, 111. Acts will be limited to four minutes. Enter Cooking Contest The Shipman Sunbeam Girls Teacher to Stay on Job In Unit 10 GREENFIELD — The board of education of Unit School District 10 has announced that Mrs Goldie Tranbarger, who recently resigned as home ec Gnomics instructor of Greenfield Community High School, has reconsidered and will continue to serve as instructor in the department the 19651966 school year. Annual Reunion Members of the Ford-Hembrough-Rawlings families will meet for a basket dinner and reunion at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 25, at Woodbine Country Club. Honored on Birthday A group of cousins arranged a lawn supper at the home of Mrs. Eula Piper in celebration of the 90th birthday of Mrs. J. P. Story, which occurred July 15. Mrs. Story was born near Greenfield, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wil- hiie, and has spent her entire Uie in this vicinity. Sprite Reappoinled Exchange Governor He' man A. Spritz of Kasl St 'Fire Victims 9 Fund $1,600 A collection to help defray expenses of the parents of seven young Jerseyville fire victims reached the $1,600 mark today, Police Chief H, H Blackorby reported. Contributions are being accepted in person and by mail at. the Jerseyville Police Department. Contributors are asked to mark the envelop* 1 for the Taul par- en's. 4-H Club members entered cooking competition Tuesday at County Progress Day at the Carlinvillc High School where food products were judged. Those from the local club who received A ratings and blue ribbons were: Linda Simmermaker, Kay Wood, Karen Main, Jane Lister, Eugenia O'Donnell, Nancy Davis, Karen Glassbrenner, and Mary Jane Reed. Club members receiving red ribbons and B ratings were: Verdie Carpenter, Nancy Alberts, Pauletle Cox, Mary Coppies, Debra Gregory, Gladys O'Donnell, Vickie Cox and Candy Young. Each girl who entered competition will receive a cash award. Club members have record books to complete and will build and enter a float in the Shipman Homecoming parade before summer club work is completed. Mrs. Lester Alward and Mrs. Paul Mills are the adult club leaders. A sign in your yard could sell all of the items around your house you no longer need or tvant -if a buyer just happens to "drift" by, that is. But... 8 Divorces Granted in Circuit Court EDWARDSVILLE - Eight divorces were granted after hearings Thursday and Friday in circuit court — five on grounds of desertion and three on cruelty grounds. Divroees granted on grounds, of d^.ertion were: Karol Lynn (I-owl* has been reappomted dis- Braeu, Alton, from Carl W. Uriel governor of Exchange Bracht, Alton, with the plaintiff's marten name of Novak restored; Ka'iierine R. (Kay) Breiden- ,s*ein Alton from Fred Breiden- steiii Alton; Betty June Riley, Alton from Tommy N Riley, Merilian, Miss., with plaintiff's maidfn name of Cox restored; Paul Dixon, Alton, from Octavia Dixon, Beaton Harbor, Mich.; and Leo J. Miller, Alton, iron? Mary Lee Miller, St. Club., in Illinois District 4, which includes Alton, East Alton, and five olher clubs. Sp.-itz, 4003 Summit Ave., will maintain contact between the Rxchange Clubs in the area and with Club Ohio. the National headquarters Exchange in Toledo, Bonn Aids New Delhi NKW DELHI - ndia will get new loans ol alxml Rs h 55 cores Louis with defendant receiving! from Wesl Germany, accord- Uistoay oi three minor children.' , 0 four contracts signed in Divorces granted OB ground* ' lirnuiKfurt recently by the Gerof cruelty were: Sandra Lee man Reeonstrurtion "Loan Cor- Warrea Wood River, from Frank L Warren, Alton, with piaiiiliif resuming maiden name of Smith- Demona Darleue Stod- {|ar<l East Altoa, from Tony L. Slod'ard. East Alton, with cus- fcody of three minor children 9W&Jtt) to plaintiff; Judith A. bassy the Indian Em- Bonn These loan* fall te framework of t h e Aid India Consortium pledges. Nippon Withdraws TOKYO - Japan recently in B0o*Jb East Alum, from Aiuho- formed Uie Soviet Union that U oy J. Booth, address unlisted, will not support the Soviet el platettff allowed to resume name ol Scott. tort to take part in Uie Afro Asian Conference in Algiers. SUNDAY BLOUSES There's a faster and easier way through TELEGRAPH WANT -They "drift" into more tfian 36,000 area homes each day. Let Telegraph Want Ads Work For You* Call 465.6641

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