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Friday, October 30,1970 EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER Pag* 3 Halloween Friends Four-year-old Michael Mateer doesn't seem a bit frightened of his spooky looking companion, a fat Illinois pumpkin turned jack-o'-lantein tor the Hal- loween season. Michael, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Cleve Mateer o± 210 N. Kansas St., is one of hundreds of Edwardsville youngsters involved today and tomorrow in trick-or-treating, Halloween parading and partying. (I Photo by Jerry Thirion) Mallett, Simmons Vie for Clerk Post David F. Mallett, Republican, Jarvis Township, is a iormer appellate court clerk running again after being out of office Since 1956 "I'm running again inst because I really want to do the job," ho says The Fifth Appellate Court Dis- tnct takes in 37 counties in Southern Illinois Mallett was clerk of the court in 1938-1940, 19-101942; 1950-1956 He was an automobile dealer m Collinsville for 21 years and is now the ov net 1 of a large cattle and giam farm m Jorvis Township. MaUett says his expenence \vith the many details involved in the job make him a good choice foi cleik. If elected, he sas, he intends to spend almost full time on the job, at least three or four days a week, and to be a full time clerk when the appellate court is in session. Besides handling the technical details of appeals, he says, the cleik is responsible for maintenance ol the court's law libraiy, which needs constant attention to keep it up to date. He would like to extend the library privileges now available to Southein Illinois attorneys, particularly by lengthening the houis the library is open. Another innovation he would like to try is a type of movable appellate court Almost 70 per David F. Mallett cent of the court's cases, he estimates, are Madison and St. Clair County cases. Mallett says it would be advantageous for both attorneys and judges if the court could occasionally sit somewhere other than Mount Vernon when such action is warranted by a particularly heavy load of cases fiom a certain aiea Mallett is a member of the Governor's Advisory Council, Farm Bureau and Ainad Temple Shrine. He is chanman of Ainad Illinois Scene Plant Is Dedicated Chicago (AP) The f u s t plant designed to convert coal to a clean burning synthetic gas equivalent in quality to natural gas, was dedicated Thursday. The $7 million plant -- a ma- ji/r new weapon in the battle against air pollution -- will convert coal into another usable fuel without sulphur emissions, a major cause of pollution, the designers said. Hollis M. Dole, assistant director of the U.S Department of Interior for mineral resources, citing the increasingly short supply of domestic natural gas, said simi'ai p'ants "could lead to a substantial supply of synthe'ie n a ( u r a l gas by the end of the decade." The- p l a n t , which otcunies 3 5 ac-it's on the Southwest Side, will s c i v c as an cxpei imcntal station, not foi commercial use The plant will consume 75 tons of coal daily and produce 15 m i l l i o n cubic feet of gas. War Protest March Held m DeKalb DeKalb ( A P ) Pio eshng against the war in Southeast Asia, a group cs'irrMtcd at 350 to 400 persons m a i c h e d thiough downtown DeKa'h Thursday. There were no incidents. T" e march was described as a » a r m up for an anti-war demonstration scheduled for Chicago Sa tin day. The pio'estois began then- march on the campus of Northern Illinois University, walked through the downtown area and returned to the campus for a brief rally. The grouo had obtained the city's permission for the march. Police cleared the route for the demonstrators. Mattoon Doctor Killed by Train Mattoon (AP) Dr. John Hardinger, 53, of Mattoon was killed Thursday night when his cai was struck by an Illinois Central freight tiain near Coles, northwest of Mattoon. Walter R. Simmons Temple's Hospital Board and a thirty-second degree Mason. He was graduated from East St Louis High School, attended the University of Miami and is a past president and chairman of the Bank of Edgemont. Mallett is also active in a number of civic and fraternal organizations. Walter T. "Buck" Simmons, Democratic candidate for Appellate Court Clerk from the Fifth Judicial District, did not respond to the Intelligencer's request for an interview. Simmons has been clerk since 1968, when he was appointed by appellate judges to fill a vacancy cieated by the death of James McLaughlin. He attended Venice public schools, has been a Democratic precinct committeeman for 16 years and chairman of the county Democratic executive committee for the past 10 years. He lists his occupation as being advertising manager for the McKmley toll bridge. The Fifth Appellate Court District is made up of 37 Southern Illinois counties: Christian, Montgomery, Shelby, Effingham, Jasper, Crawford, Lawrence, Richland, Clay, Fayette, Bond, Madison, St. Clair, Monroe, Clinton, Washington, Marion, Jefferson, Wayne, Edwards, Wabash, White, Hamilton, Franklin, Perry, Randolph, Jackson, Williamson, Saline, Gallatin, Hardin, Pope, Johnson, Union, Alexander, Pulaski and Massac. Drive Under Way to Reject Judge Monroe Madison County Circuit Court Judge James O. Monroe has received a vote of no-confidence from the Alton-Wood River Bar Association and from State's Attorney Roland W. Griffith Jr. Both the bar association and Griffith have gone on record urging voters to vote against the retention of Monroe in the Nov. 3 general election. The Madison County Bar Association approved Monroe's retention by a margin of only one vote. Griffith, in a prepared statement, said he felt "compelled" to urge a "no" vote on Monroe's retention. "If I am to fully represent the public, including both parties, I am compelled to take this position," the statement said. "Achieving better government and law enforcement is the primary duty of this office. The voters could not make a better move in promoting these objectives than to remove James 0. Monroe Jr., who lacks judicial temperament from his office. It is my obligation to say so." The Madison County Bar Association's stand on Monroe was the result of a Judiciary Poll in which ballots were mailed to 166 bar association members and in which 121 ballots were returned. Monroe's retention was endorsed by a vote of 56-55. Also endorsed for re-election on Nov. 3 were Circuit Judge Joseph Barr, 111-2, and Circuit Judge Harold R. Clark, 102-11. Clark is seeking election as Supreme Court Justice from the Fifth Appellate Court District. The Madison County Bar Association listed all four circuit judges, three associate judges 15-Year-Old Driver Charged Brcnda J. Harbers, 15, 1522 Bryant Ave., was charged by Edwardsville police with failure to have a driver's license after the car she was driving was involved m a collision ^at 4:57 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Schwarz Street and Grandview Drive. The driver of the other car was Kathleen M. Hall, 18, 522 Oak Hill Dr. A car driven by Georgann Hoffmann, 18, 301 Scott St., struck the rear of a car driven by David L. Werner, 26, Maryville, at 4:55 p.m. Thursday as both cars were proceeding north on Troy Road. The Werner car had stopped because of cars waiting to make turns. A new battery was stolen from the car of Mike Kershaw, 110A E. Vandalia St., while it was parked on the Kriege Hardware parking lot sometime before 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Kershaw said that the windows of the car had been soaped Four hub caps were stolen from a car on the Butler Chevrolet used car lot, 120 W. Vandalia St., police were told at 10:15 a.m. Thursday. The theft was thought to have occurred on Tuesday. TEACHERS GUESTS OF ROTARY CLUB Staunton More than 100 persons attended a recent meeting of the Staunton Rotary Club. Rotary - Anns and teachers from Staunton schools were guests at the meeting, held in the Zion Lutheran School dining room. Fred Killmar was in charge of the program. Past District President Hobart Blair spoke. Blair reported on a recent trip to Japan which he made with a study-exchange group of six young business and professional men from America. The tiip was sponsored by Rotary International. Area Polling Places Here's Where to Vote Tuesday POINDEXTER INDICTED New York (AP) David R. Poindexter, 37-year- old black Chicagoan who was with Angela Davis when she was arrested on kidnap and murder chart's, was indicted by a fedeial grand jury today on a charge of h a r b o r i n g a fugitive. Polling places in area townships for the Nov. 3 geneial election aie. EDWARDSVILLE: Precinct 1, Educational Building, Eden Uni- led Church of Christ, 903 Second St ; 2, City Hall, 400 N. Mam St.; 3, Cassens and Sons, 121 Hillsboro Ave.; 4, School District Maintenance Building (Old LeClaire School), 722 Holyoake Ave. at Park Place. Pet. 5, Butler Chevrolet, 120 W. Vandalia; 6, Edwardsville Fire Station No. 2, Montclaire and Lindenwood Aves.; 7, Glen Carbon Fire House, Glen Carbon; 8, Lizottc Sheet Metal, 632 W. Schwartz; 9, Madison County Courthouse, Main Street; Pet. 10, Madison County Farm Bureau auditorium, 900 Hillsboro Ave. (rear); 11, Edwardsville Implement Co., 1601 Troy Rd,; 12, Rohrkaste Dairy (dining room), 1003 N. Main St.; 13, LeClaire School, 801 E. Franklin St.; 14, Knowles Ford, 306 W Vandalia St FORT RUSSELL- Pet. 1, Ted Kctcham residence, Wish Bone Acres, Route 1, Edwardsville; 2, Builders Supply, Illinois 140, Bethalto; 3, Meadowbiook Fire Department, Bethalto; 4, Bethalto City Hall, Bethalto. HELVETIA- Pet. 1, Evangelical Church of Christ, 2406 Pop- lai St., Highland; 2, St. Paul's Building, 1301 Main St., Highland; 3, City Courts Office, 1123 Broadway (adjacent to police station), Highland; 4, American Legion Home, Illinois 160, Highland; 5, Fair Exhibition Building at Park, Highland. SALINE: Pet. 1, Oberbeck Feed Co., Highland; 2, Village Hall, Granlfork; 3, Otto Stoff Cabinet Shop, 1420 Sixth St., Highland. LEEF: Pet. 1, Firemen's Hall, Grantfork. NEW DOUGLAS: Pet. 1, New Douglas Town Office, New Douglas. ST. JACOB: Pet. 1, Community Building, St. Jacob. MARINE: Pet. 1, Legion Hall, Marine. ALIIAMBRA: Pel. 1, District Firehouse, Alhambra. OLIVE: Pet. 1, Old City Hall, Livingston; 2, City Hall, Williamson. JARVIS: Pet. 1, Troy Engine House, Troy; 2, Ed. Guonnewig Building, Troy. PIN OAK: Pet. 1, Pin Oak Town Hall, Route 3, Edwardsville. HAMEL: Pet. 1, Hamel Community Building, Hamel. OMPHGHENT: Pet. I, Council Room, City Hall, Worden; 2, Walter Henke residence, Prairietown. MOBO: Pet. 1, Dorsey FIr« House, Dorsey; 2, Midway St. John Church School Building, Moro. Polls will open at 6 a.m. on election day and will remain open until 6 p.m. and seven miagislrales in their poll, although only three of the circuit judges are up for retention. All were recommended for retention with the exception of magistrates Harold O Gwillim and Stephen Jianakoplos, both of Alton. Gwillim received 37 yes votes and 64 no votes, and Jianakoplos received 50 yes votes and 54 no votes. In the survey, the bar association asked attorneys to vote only for those judges before whom they appeared in the past year. Judges were graded by excellent, good, satisfactory, poor and unsatisfactory marks in the categories of knowledge of law, common sense, humanity, courtesy, consideration, industiy and punctuality. Alton-Wood River Bar Association President Clayton Williams said there were 16 voles cast in the Alton-Wood River poll--10 opposing Monroe and six in favor. There are nearly 50 members of the Alton-Wood River Bar Association. Monroe, responding to the Alton-Wood River poll, commented: "Ten out of 80 is not the sense of the Greater Alton Barit is nonsense!" "Judges often have a duty to deny and disappoint," he said. "The losers and the lawyers don't like it, and their opposition is to be expected. Good judges may be known by the enemies they make--in a penitentiary poll, I couldn't get a vote. "In my court, I have resisted the politics and pressures by which a very few lawyers and a very few politicians have tiled to influence or intimidate the court. Their opposition is a sort of distinction, which indirectly certifies my independence and my integrity." Markets Corn $1.27 Soybeans $2 88 Wheat $1.58 East St. Louis Livestock Estimates for Monday: Hogs 9,000; cattle 3,000, calves 125; sheep 400 Hogs 7,000; barrows and gilts 25-50 lower; 1-2 200-230 Ibs 16 2516.50,200 head 210-225 Ibs 16.60; 1-3 210-230 Ibs 18.00-16.25; 230-250 Ibs 15.0-16.00; 2-4 240-260 Ibs 15.00-15.50; 260-280 Ibs 14.0015 00; 1-2 170-180 libs 14 50-14 75; sows steady to 25 lower; 1-3 300400 Ibs 17.25-13.50; 2-3 400-500 Ibs 12.00-1275; boars 10.75-12.75. Cattle 250; calves 25; no test; steers choice few pnme bought to arrive 1,200 Ibs 29.50; good and choice 1,000 Ibs 27.75; cows commercial 15.50-16.50; individual Holstein 18.50; balls 23 50-24.50; choice vealers 32.00; good 28.00-32.00. Eggs and Poultry St. Louis (AP) Eggs, consumer grades: A large 31-36, A medium 24-31, A small 17-23, B large 28-32; wholesale gades: standard 2628, medium 20-22, unclassified 18-19. Hens: heavy 10-12; light over 5% Ibs 7; under 5Vi Ibs 4. Ready to cook broilers and fryers 22.00-22.75, next week's delivery. Dow Jones Averages New York (AP) Dow Jones noon stock averages: 30 Industrials 752.94 off 0.62 20 Transport 145.57 off 1.38 15 Utilities 106.05 up 0.25 Dr. Loomis to Be Speaker Dr. Carroll Loomis of Anna will be guest speaker at the First Presbyterian Church, Edwardsville, Sunday. Dr. Loomis is presently a general medical praictioner in Anna. For many years he was a medical missionary for the United Presbyterian Church's Commission on Ecumenical Missions and Relations, working in Ethiopia. He will discuss his work and show slides during the regular church school hour at 9:15 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. He will also preach at the worship service which begins at 10:30 a m. The public is invited to attend either service. Minister Says Soldiers Hired To Free POWs Los Angeles (AP) An Illinois minister said Thursday he has hired foreign mercenary soldiers for commando raids to free American prisoners of war held in North Vietnam. "We have the man and we have the money," said the Rev. Paul D. Lindstrom. "The only thing that is holding us back is a lack of advisers that could supervise the operations." Lindstrom, founder of the Remember the Pueblo Committee and fundamentalist preacher from Prospect Heights, 111 , told a news conference he decided to stage the raids because, he said, the U.S. State Department is "soft" and has made no sincere efforts to free Americans held prisoner in North Vietnam. He said he has information on where the prisoners are being held and said that the raids would be relatively easy. Most of the prisoners, Lindstrom said, are held in small camps "many of them only have 30 or 40 prisoners; some as few as 10." Area Deaths Carl Klenke Dies U.S. INDICTS FIVE AS DRAFT VIOLATORS St. Louis (AP) Federal grand jury indictments on Charges of failure to report for induction into the armed services were returned Thursday against five Missouri and Illinois men. Named in the indictments were: Lawrence J. Gibbons, 23, of St. Louis, son of Harold Gibbons, international vice president of the Teamsters Union. Clifton L. Guithrie, 22, of De- caiur 111. Jerry L. Bllerman, 20, of Kiverton, Ml. Arthur L. Fears, Jr., 20, of McLeansboro, 111. Edward J. Kottakaun, 24, formerly of St. Louis and now reported living in Canada. Monticello, LCCC Present Mosel Play The first joint theater production of Monticello College and Lewis and Clark Community College is scheduled at 8:15 p.m. tonight and Friday in Hatheway Hall on the Monticello campus. The play is Tad Mosel's "All the Way Home," based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel "A Death in the Family" by James Agee. The play is the story of Mary Follett, a young expectant mother, following the death of her husband, Jay Follett In the starring role of Mary is Gina Hecht of Houston, Tex., a Monticello freshman. Other Monticello students in the cast are Trish Osach, Mamaroneck, N Y ; Patty Paul, Arlington, Va ; Patti Lynn Simrell, Hershey, Pa., and Vera Trunk, Seminole, Okla. The cast includes several Lewis and Clark students' John Helmkaonp, Edwardsville' Don Shanks, Shipman; Jeff Crivello and John Hardaway, both of Alton, and Gene Zerna, Ray Sisco and Scott Gardner, all of Godfrey. Burglary at Student Union A television set and possibly some lamps were taken in a burglary at the Student Union at Southern Illinois University's Alton campus, according to SIU Security Police. The break-in was discovered by an officer on routine patrol at 3.10 a.m. today. Security Police said a door was removed from its hinges and a window broken. A further investigation was under way to determine what other items, if any, were missing. CHORAL CONCERT AT ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY The St. Louis University Chorale will present its fall concert at 8:15 p.m. next Friday and Saturday in Kelley Auditorium, 3511 Laclede. The chorale, under the direction of the Rev. Francis J. Guentner, S.J., will feature as its major offerings, three choruses from Handel's Judas Macca- baeus, the Requiem by Faure and the Polovetsian Dances by Borodin. Other selections on the program will be Highlights from Man of LaMancha and Graffiti by McAfee. Carl F. Klenke, 70, of Route 5, Edwardsvillo, died at 12:35 p.m. Thursday in St. Joseph's Hospital, Highland. Mr. Klenke, a lifelong resident of the Edwardsville area, was a retired carpenter at the Sinclair Hartford oil refinery, retiring m 1965 after 22 years. He was employed by the Edwardsville Creamery Co. for eight yeais. Mr. Klenke was born Jan. 7, 1900, in Pana, the son of the late Fied and Lena Hahnenkamp Klenke. He was married to the former Rosalee Owens of Pin Oak Township on Jan. 29, 1921. She survives. He also is survived by sons, Murrell Klenke of Edwardsville and Russell Klenke of Ventura, Calif , and daughters, ,Mrs. Vernon (Verna) Chesnutt of Edwardsville and Mrs. Paul (Genevieve) Foiles of Fillmore, Calif. Also surviving are brothers, Henry Klenke of Alhambra and Louis Klenke of Edwardsville, four sisters, Mrs. Margaret Ringering, Mrs. Augusta Gieseking, and Mrs. Clara Long, all of Edwardsville, and Mrs. William (Emma) Yindrak of Alton, and 14 grandchildren. One son, two brothers and two sisters preceded him in death. Mr. Klenke was a charter member of the Calvary Southern Baptist Church of Edwardsville. Friends may call at Lesley Marks Funeral Home after 8 p.m. today. Funeral services will be in the funeral home at 2 p m. Saturday, with Rev. James L. Feamon, pastor of the Calvary Southern Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery, Perschbacher Omar Perschbacher, 50, of Highland died at 6:50 p.m. Thursday in St. Joseph's Hospital, Highland. Mr. Perschbacher was a farm- Talk Set on Implications Of Airport Plan Robert Goetz, a landscape architect from Webster Groves, Mo., will discuss environmental implications of a proposed new St. Louis jetport at a meeting Monday of the Southwest Chapter of the Illinois Aububon Society. The meeting is at 7:30 p.m. in Room 0044 in the basement of the Lovejoy Library on the campus of Southern Illinois University. The public is invited free. Goetz is chairman of a special task force studying the Missouri Bottoms proposal for industrial development. He is also a trustee of the Coalition for the Environment. His talk is entitled "Planning with Nature." He will relate the topic to site selection and construction of the proposed major airport. Goetz is a graduate of the University of Illinois in landscape architecture, a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects and a past president of the St. Louis branch of that organization. HOSPITAL NOTES Paul Jones Jr., who was a patient in St. Joseph's Hospital, Highland, has been transferred to St. Mary's Hospital, 6420 Clayton Rd , St. Louis. H i s room number is 202 and he is now able to receive visitors. er and a former employe of the Illinois State Highway Department. He was born Jan. 28, 1320, in Clinton County, the son of Charles and Clara Grolle Perschbacher. His mother survives. Mr. Perschbacher was married to the former Esther Tschannen on May 16, 19IC, m Granlforlc. His wife survives. Also surviving are a daughter, Candace Perschbacher, at home; a brother, Arnold Perschbacher of Shiloh, and two sisters, Mrs Leonard (Cleola) Frey of SI Jacob and Mrs. Irvin (Verna) Meyer of Summerfield. Mr. Perschbacher was a member of the Edwardsville Moose Lodge, the Woodmen of the World, the National Fai filers' Organization and, formerly, the Musicians' Union. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Saturday in the Harris Funeral Home in Highland. Funeral services will be at 1-30 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home, with Rev. Victor Schoen officiating. Burial will be in Highland City Cemetery. Mrs. Klenke Casketbearers for the funeral of Mrs. Malmda Klenke Thursday in Immanuel United Church of Christ, Hamel, were Roger Stahlhut, Leroy Ziegler, Donald Ziegler, Alvin Koenig, Kenneth Ziegler and Elmer Klenke. Burial was in the church cemetery. Weber Funeral Home was in charge. Ray Skill ken Pallbearers for the funeral of Ray A. Stullken, Thursday were Wilbur Zumwalt, Robert Pittman, George Fiala Jr., Ralph Zorn, Peter Anesi and Elmer Kriege. Services were in the Weber Funeral Home, with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Math Program Starts Monday Two mathematics workshops for elementary school teachers in Madison County start Monday--in Granite City and in Wood River--according to Wilbur R. L. Trlmpe, superintendent of the county educational service region. The workshops run for eight weeks, and consist of two-hour weekly meetings starting at 6:30 p.m. One workshop will be at Coolidge Junior High School, Granite City, and is taught by Mrs. Norma Judkins. The other is at East Alton-Wood River High School, and is taught by Mrs. Georgiana Van Buskirk. No college credit will be given for participation, Trimpe said. However, boards of education are encouraged to give professional growth credit. A certificate from the state superintendent of public instruction will be given to teachers who attend regularly. Trimpe said the workshops are part of the Illinois Plan for the Improvement of Instruction in Mathematics and a planned to provide an overview of the "modern approach" to fundamental math teaching. The term "modern," as applied to elementary school mathematics, refers not so much to a change in content as to a change in teaching methods, Trimpe said. Math content hasn't changed much, but the new teaching methods should foster a spirit of adventure, discovery and creativity, he said. Reminiscing Edwardsville High School senior Bill Sehreiber talks with Mrs. Jeamiette Holeschek, fifth grade teacher at Columbus School, as the two recalled the days when Bill was a pupil in Mrs, Holeschek's class. He was on hand «t Thursday night's annual open house at Columbus to pass out literature promoting a $465,000 bond issue, to be voted on Nov. 17, which would provide' part of the imoney needed to re- build the burned-out girls gymnasium at EHS, making a new gym and auditorium, plus additional physical education facilities, locker rooms and rest rooms. (I Photo) NEWSPAPER!

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