Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 29, 1960 · Page 10
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June 29, 1960

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 10

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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Crotchett Withdraw* From Jersey Circuit Clerk Race JRBRSEYVJLLB - LotH« iQretdKtt, write-in candidate for (he office of ctmflt dertc of Jermy County on the Republican Octet* in t h P April Prttnary. de- •—j^j^j^^^^j^igffiiBSjftSSfflflSttjjj WAIXMMI MONTIOELLO COLOR CENTER Montteello Plata, Godfrey cllned the nomination Monday through formal declaration flted ta the office of the county clerk of Jersey county. Paul Kartell, Incumbent circuit clerk, received the nomination for re-election on the Democratic ticket unopposed. The wlthdrawl of Crotchett leaves him without opposition election. in the November Greek Orthodox Is the major religion In Bulgaria. Jily 4th Sptctali at Hirwitz Jewelers MERICA'S FAVORITE PORTABLE! FROM GENERAL ELECTRIC No Monty Down 24 95 11.00 Weekly All Transistor Case and earphone available, too! Finest Quallt Savings Weighs transistor* larger spamar hinge-top earphone available Jury Picked For Fisher Murder Trial EDWARDSVILLE — A 12 member Jury, composed of seven women and five men, was completed by 2:15 p.m. Tuesday in the Circuit Court murder trial of 16-year-old David Luther Fisher, charged with fatally shooting his father with a shotgun and pistol at the family home near Mitchell last March 21. The jury was excluded late Tuesday afternoon and again this morning as Presiding Judge Joseph J. Barr heard testimony of state's witnesses as to the taking of an alleged confession statement from Fisher after the slaying. Defense Counsel Austin Lewis had contended the statement was given under duress, and testimony of witnesses to it was heard by the court outside the presence of the jury before a ruling on admissability of the statement. Defense Attorney Lewis reserved his opening statement to the jury until after the state's [evidence had been presented. State's witnesses Tuesday afternoon included medical testimony that the defendant's father, George Fisher, 48, had died of shotgun and pistol wounds to the heart. Assistant State's Attorney Burton Bernard, in an opening statement to the Jury for the prosecution Tuesday afternoon, said the state intended to prove that the defendant, who had dropped out of school about the first of the year, and remained "calm and unruffled" after the slaying. Bernard, in the opening statement, said there was a jacket on a chair near the father's body with the legend "King of the Lone Wolves" imprinted on the back and that young Fisher was wearing a similar jacket when taken to the county jail after the slaying. Edwardsville Band Program Listed EDWARDSVILLE — Program for the weekly summer concert of the Edwardsville Municipal Band, be presented at 8 p.m. Thursday in the city park, is as follows: Theme, "Muny Band Presents", with introductory remarks by Jim Joyle "Psyche and Eros"; St Louis Blues March"; Schubert's 'Ave Maria"; "Night Flight To Madrid"; "Praise Ye", by Verdi, n-ass trio of cornet, trombone and baritone; "American Ideals" march; intermission; "The Voice Of The Guns", British March; selections from "South Pacific' Clarinet Polka"; "The Glowworm"; "Funiculi. Funicula"; "As Time Goes By"; "Fidelity" march. Open Friday and Monday Nites Till 9 P.M. Home of Bonded and Notarized Guaranteed Diamonds. traditionally Fin* j*w«liy Slue* 1900 Save at 212 W, Third St, — Downtown Alton Oslo, capital of Norway, has a population of about 470,000. All Forms off Insurance Phone HO 3-9785 BIO, •J ohnson AGENCY 31 • E. •roadway, Alton Combining Cottage Hlllt * Alton Agency CLEANING VP THE WALLS John Lefler and Pete Dlckerson, brick contractor and apprentice, wash walls of Bible Presbyterian Church clear of mortar splashes. New sanctu- ary addition was added recently alongside the part in use on Elm street for the past year or so.—Staff Photo. Kane KANE — Miss Amy Willis of Jacksonville is spending a month with her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Flay Roady. Mrs. Lou Ann Hatfill entertained the following guests Sunday at a birthday dinner for her daughter, Miss Jane Hatfill: Mr. and Mrs. Winfred Baugh, Misses Helen and Mary Rue of Dow, W. C. O/bun, Walter Ozbun and Mrs. W. P. Witt. Mr. and Mrs. George Stewart were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. George Stewart Sr., Carrollton. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Carlton spent Sunday in Nebo with Mr. and Mrs. Ester Carlton. Among those from Kane who attended the Douglas School reunion Sunday at the Lions Club playgrounds were: Mr. and Mrs. Loring Carr, Mrs. Turp Turner, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Carr, Mr. and Mrs. George Milner, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Clendenen, John T. Williams and family, Mrs. Dee Burch, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Watson, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Brooks, and Mrs. Hattie Weller. Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Ozbun were Mr. and Mrs. iVayne Ozbun, Springfield, Mr. and Mrs. Harry DeShasier entertained Sunday at a picnic supper at their home. Guests were: Mr. and Mrs. John Cox, and family of White Hall; Mrs. Agnes Ireenwood, Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Calvy, Lt. and Mrs. Richard Dam- Phone,Power Lines Down at Edwardsville EDWARDSVILLE — Both Illinois Power Co. and Illinois Bell Telephone Co. were still repairing damage this morning caused by the severe wind and rain storm that struck the city about 10:15 p.m. Tuesday. Illinois Bell Manager Kenneth L. Evers said he had a crew of eight men working and expected the trouble to be cleared by 2 p.m. today. The telephone company had 123 lines down in the rural area, affecting 412 customers, Evers said. A spokesman at the local Illinois Power Co. office said the trouble was "scattered", mostly in the rural areas and that the men were still working this morning with the trouble expected to be cleared up by early this afternoon. Most of the power failures were due to falling trees and limbs, with some water damage reported. State Trooper Jerome Cullen of Edwardsville, in his rounds throughout the area today,, said he observed "hundreds" of tree limbs blown down along Madison County highways, some roof damage to barns and many advertising billboards blown over. ron, and children, East Alton; Tony Roewe, Jerseyville, and Mrs. Henry Roewe. Mrs. Meta Barrlnger was taken j by ambulance Sunday to Boyd Memorial Hospital, Carrollton. Harry Reno, St. Louis: Mrs. Or- j ville Darr. Mrs. Amie Darr, and| Public Hearing Munich Papers Tell of Visit Here by German The visit early in May of a German Bundestag member to SIU's AJton Campus was report ed this month in two Munich newspapers. The report was written in German by Dr. Kur Glaser of the SIU faculty, who was active in promoting the vis it here of Wenzel Jaksch, depu ty in the German lower house Die Bruecke and Sudeten deutsche Zeitung published the story of Jaksch's visit under the heading, "Sudetendeutscher Besuch in MitteJwestern." Glaser pointed out that the success of this event was due in large part to the efforts of SIU and its faculty in promoting awareness of world problem and of America's role in the in ternational community. Glaser cited as further efforts to promote friendly understand ing the SIU "World Affairs" for urns sponsored by the Socia Studies division, and the program on foreign language in the public schools, initiated by Dr Bi-County Authority Says Airport Needed in Area EDWARD8V1LLE - The Initial meeting of the Bi-County Airport Authority, which has Men established to investigate Mssibilitln of developing a major airport within Madison and St. Clair Counties, was held :his morning m the offices of Madison County Highway Engineer Marry Kluge. A general discussion was held at the meeting and both counties are agreeable that an alr- wrt in the area is needed, the Telegraph learned. The group ias decided to meet again July 19 and in the meantime will confer with the Southwestern Illinois Council of Mayors of the iwo counties, which sparked the formation of the airport authority by urging appointment of supervisors to the organization. Attending the meeting this morning were Kluge, Madison County Board of Supervisors Chairman Gus Haller and the three county board members named to the authority by Haller: Orvil Oglesby, East Alton; Nelson Hagnauer, Granite City; and Clarence Ludwig Jr., Leef Township supervisor. Also-present were the three St. Clair County board members appointed to the authority: Les Kombrink, James Krause and Ben F. Day. Mikoyan Says Russia Could Pick President OSLO, Norway (AP) — Anastas Mikoyan said today if the Soviet Union openly supported a U. S. presidential candidate it would cost him the race. A Western newsman asked the Soviet first deputy premier at a news conference if he had any preference in the American election. Constantinople in Turkey was renamed Istanbul in 1930. WEDNESDAY. JUNE 29,1060 SaysTeachers Must Raise Standards New York Bus Strike Continues NEW YORK f AP) - A wildcat strike by disgruntled bus drivers threatened to plague the city for I ""^S^SL"".^to'a "clw the second straight day today. i^.^^^fS TT^*» *4Mwtn**«il-«tn*lnM IrvmMlXvtrr rtilfri* *•"***" *** r LOS ANGELES (AP) - The teaching profession m«t raise its own standards so high that incompetence can never get Into a classroom, a prominent educator said today. Dr. T. M. Stinnett said, "Our goals must be more than Just higher salaries and more of this and more of that. The demonstration knocking out service for an estimated half-million riders was first expected to be a one-day protest. But efforts to end the walkout! against the 21 lines of the Fifth! guarantee that an Incompetent person will not be allowed to teach." Stinnett, executive secretary of the National Commission on the Transport Workers Union, predicted the drivers might not goi National Education Assn. "We don't have now the sanc- «, ., , they would return only if two of their suspended leaders were reinstated Quill snorted: "Then they can stay out until after the 1964 World's Fair." Some riders took the strike in stride and strode to their jobs. Others latched on to cabs, went underground for subways or switched to city-owned buses. that it get rid teachers," he said. British statesman William Pitt said in a speech in 1777: "If I were an American, as I am an Englishman, while a foreign troop was landed in my country, I would never lay down my arms,—never! never! never" Titanium is a metal as strong as steel, but weighs only half as much. Read Telegraph Want Ads Daily COMFORTABLE RIDE A CITIZENS COACH CO. BUS Ruth Kiichenmann of the SIU Alton faculty. Pile Torture Soothid in Ftw Minutts Act now for fast relief from torture of piles. Don't wait another day. Apply Peterson's Ointment at once. This cooling, soothing, astringent formula has given joyful relief to thousands for 40 years. Relieves itching quickly. All druggists, box 55c, or applicator tube 85c. Peterson's Ointment delights or money back.—Adv. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Crane and} family were Sunday dinner guests) of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Dan-. pro _ sewer A pub]ic hearing Qn Gran d-Jefferson called by the Board of Sunday guests of Mrs. Ross Crot- 1 Improvcments wil , be he , d , n chett were: Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Crotchett and daughter, Sally Jo. Of Springfield; Kentner Crotchett, Darrell Crotchett, and Richard Carr and their families, Bethalto, and the Wilbur Gowin family of Jersey County. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cummings, Are Your Present Investments Earning Top Dividends? Investigate... Then Invest Where Your Savings Earn A Full ALTON'S FIRST AND ONLY FEDERAL ASSOCIATION Per Annum Current Dividend • Nderally Chartered • Federally Swpervked • federally Imbed Accounts Insured to 910.000.00 ttjin Federal Savings aod ieao /nsvrance Corporation St FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION STATE AND WALL" ALTON PHONe HO 5 2555 the Council chamber of City Hall tonight at 7 o'clock. The hearing is on a resolution for the construction of a sanitary sewer with the necessary appurtenances to serve the area in Riverview-Shelly-Top- p:ng additions in the City of Alton. "It is estimated the total cost of such improvement, including! engineering and inspection fees, jand thp cost of making, levying .nni spreading the assessment will be $79,518.67; such improve-i nient to be paid for by special 'assessment against the property benefited," the hearing notice stfUed. Highest mountain in Africa is Kilimanjaro in northern Tanganyika 11 has an altitude of 19,710 feet. 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