Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 30, 1960 · Page 18
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 18

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, June 30, 1960
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THURSDAY, JUNK 30,IflW ALTON BVBNWO TBLEORAPH Upper Alton New§ Events Pennsy To Lay Off 2,500 PHILADELPHIA /P — The Pttmsylvania Railroad announc- *d tfldiy it would lay off 2,200 employes because of declining P. Newell, vice president of operations, said the lay- offti would begin over the next several days and vvtfuld be "ol indefinite duration deflKtafltaf on the level «f business." • Nevyell Mfd thert, haft tteen a steady decline In freight volume which accelerated Ih the la'st 30 days. "We understand some steel mills will shut down for the Obituaries tints MESS two automobile* were cnwfted ro* neath this tree on Clawsott street m* tweett Edwards and College avenue. An electric transformer fell to the street during the storm.—Staff Photo. 3 CAR COLLISION ON WASHINGTON AVE. Three automobiles collided at 6;20>.m. today iii the 2500 block of Washington avenue. Drivers of the cars were Truman Thompson, 42, of Godfrey. Robert Linn. 28, Carrollton, and Peter Urbonas, 41, of Cafllnville. According to police, the Thompson and Linn cars were stopped in thfe line of ( traffic when the Urbon- as machine struck the rear of the | Thompson recaptured the animal j after a brief chase. HIT AND RUN AT BROWN Mrs. Alfred Clayton, 911 Brown showering her car with rocks. She also said that the cat made a wild turn, into Hillcrest avenue. Mrs. Pate reported the license number of the car to police. . Much of the Pennsj^Vania'* j services Although Mr. Hord had com Me had temi in ftlftt Alton until 1946 when he moved to Bunker Hill where fie resitted until 1M& Later hi riturned to East Alton wtwre H» hid since mnd» Wt NirW, Hord was a member of Methodist Church, East Alton; the Westerner Club, and was an active worker In Alton- Wood River Chapter of the American R*d Ctrj«S. He te survived by his Wite, j the former M««f *r«t She«horn, to whom he was m*rri«d April ?. 1929, at Addleville: a diUgh- Mr. First ter, Mrs Wood Donald Carpenter, two sons, Gerald Bruce, Corpus ChftoH. Tex., und David Robert, who is at horn*! a sinter, Mrs. Harry Lanranter, Aldcn, Iowa; four brother*, William E. ITrbftna: ElbrklKe H.. Champaign: Rolla H. rfous- Court Deniet Requetipf Motorcycle Tracki M. Alton, Olin! )ljm }n ,j ea ,j, WwAROSmLS - ft • Ing announced lite Prldsfr, Clt>« cult Judfe Jatnes 0. MWv.ue Ir, tfmtftd Mfutwn ™w*\ms that ne moulfy Ms wntpwafy Injunction order of June 17 to permit motorcycle racing July 4 at "Melody Lane" fa<3* trauh near Meadowbrcok. | The petition for modification! of the courts temporary injunc- Hon ordei- halting motorcycle racing at the track-and prac tice aessloni—was tiled with the cotflil last ftiday by counaei for defendants In the injunction suit filed by four couples residing In the vietaity of the tracfc, alleging that operation of the track constituted a nullance because* of alleged noise and dust. After a hearing June It, Jud «* M ? n r f *..« rnm !L"±^!p^e;"of Honse Battle On Minimum Wage Rages B.V JOHN BECKLBR WASHTNOTON (AP) — M«U«e Republicans and Southern Demo* drift battled today to scale down a minlrtumv wage bill regarded by Democrats tt a key election year measure, They sought to reduce both (he $l.&an*hour proposed minimum, and the number of; additional workers who would be affected. tht bill tt one of three major * —™ •*" •, , i p»c;vvei wi m^jiiMi»t(ivM» lO DC Cwll" porary Injunction pTOhibltn8! gMerrd , n , he Hougc More , t motorcycle racing or practice, ,,«,&»,,. Saturday for the national session* nt the tr«ek~wlth ex-ipoiitju,) conventions. Funeral rite* will be *hdUet-jceptton of .8< h ^ l*^' A bill authorizing the President ed SH.urday^at 2 p.m. in F»*t June p.^tiU^r^^eat^ ^ ^ ^^ ^ ^ ^ ^ be system wide «Jnd will involve a general reduction uvall de" , • • fc a _ «^« --.-,.• , uvii ma »TIII i/f Jit J iwncjc partments. tte said no'Specific p i a , ne d of feeling ill Tuesdny! Mctnorv Qnrdens, Bethalto. Methodist Church, East Alton, by the Rev. Jack Travelstead. will be in Roselawn breakdown by cities or states | ho ^ ent to Bunker Mill Wedm-s-; would be available. |day arid assisted his wife's par-j • ;ents, Mr. and Mrs. • Grover Sheejhorn; in Heaning up )s at Mnr |{!, Mori- Statement by Boy Excluded As Evidence . j mj|V (>a ,, affer 5 tvirtav „' um)] j, a>|tli SaturdHV whon July 6 for possible extension of the Injunction. Dog License Rush Continues Today resulting from Monday evening's j fh ^ « J taken'to thei the ove rrilght storm, the tush — • • *""' ' . !for dog licenses continued today I at the office of City Clerk Paul j Price In City Hall. Eighteen i more licenses were issued trt the St. reported to police Wednesday j WIND 8TBAL8 that her automobile had been! struck by a hit and nin driver. Police said that the accident occurred while the auto was parked In front of.-the Clayton residence. Officers reported that there were RIDING EQUIPMENT Last night's storm seems to have had a penchant for stealing articles hi the Upper Alton area. Many trees and pieces of roof were whirled away by Linn vehicle, knocking it into the | |j g ht scratches and paint 'damage j the wind, but the strangest oc- 1 to the left side of the vehicle. - i currence to come to light as yet one driven by Thompson. WIRES DOWN AT FORKBYVHvLE Dave Horn, 2726 Bostwick Ave., reported to police Wednesday that there were hot electric lines down in the Forkeyville area, and that they were endangering the occupants of three houses in the area. One of the houses on which the wires fell, the former'Hartnett residence also was severely damaged Storm. His home in Bunker-Hill; chl|rch ' Was destroyed In the disastrous' tornado of 1948 and so he knew first hand of the need for 'as- TllOllias Kelly sistance in such emergencies, ' ' ! first three hours .the office was nrnstTTtitp TU ' r Mr - Hord had bepn uith Olm Rites CoilflllCterl jopen, said Price. j EDWARDSVILUE — ine stare Matnieson and jts predecessor, \ By noon today, ownership of was expected to ^conclude ^ its j companles olin industries .Inc.., 1 Funeral rites for • Thomas 10,050 dogs In Alton had beenj acknowledged through dog li-j -censes of the current year. j attempt to pass a federal pay raise over an expected presidential veto are the other major ! Items to be disposed of this week. Congressional leaders abandoned hope Wednesday that they Unretarded by aftermath of j could complete their legislative program before the conventions, and announced plans to return Aug. 8 to renew the session. The Senate began debate Wednesday night on a controver- rwWferatfon of Mettth' aid ^JftLjJP^IBB. Ing, school OflWliWIwlByW^pp mum waje IffMtMtOA WP1 the chief items GonfNW f uniftle to compWt aofJon en. Th« senate ttas «DmAyJgt;.«H further oon&ider&tMft or Bw Wr* 894,800,000 fortilA tM VS ««tt August and i» etptctrt » M fo( BRnW tHth its ttunttlttll Wut bill. Steeped in tradition, yet flrit with new ideas. evidence today, possibly at. a flnd Western cartridge Co. fur ; Kelly, 77, were conducted Wed- night court session, in the con tinuing Circuit Court trial of 16-year-old David Luther Fisher on a charge-of murder in the slaying of hi* father at--the family home near Mitchell last March 21. 29 years. He had previously been associated with Shell Oil do., Western Electric And Stand- nesday at 3 p.m. in Morrow- Qulnn Mortuary by the Rev. Howard Todd Taylor, pastor of ard Oil before joining the safety calvary Baptist Church. Burial department in the Olin organi/H- W , 1S m upper Alton Cemetery. !tion. He had been successively;' Pallbearers we're Harold Brim-i STORM CAUSES TWO ROOF CAVE INS ! was the wind's theft of a saddle j A purported confession statement by the youth, taken by, law enforcement officers after safety engineer inspector, safely i and bridle. .Ted Spurgeon, of Buckmaster • Two Upper Alton houses had j lane, lost his riding equipment their roofs severely damaged by | to the wind last night. The sad- last night's storm, Dr. Leonard die and bridle were stored in B. Wheat, 2809 College Ave. said;a garage. The wind whipped today. I the roof off the garage, picked According to Dr. Wheat, the res- j up the bridle and saddle, and idence of Elgie Posey, 2203 N. Rod-1 blew them away. Bert Cievenger, Howard supervisor, ,tintil 1956. when he | L. Wells, Chester Franke, became employe services super- j Charles Scoggins, and Vic Stroh- v'sor. at Louis-; ! beck. the fatal shooting, was exclud-! B orn Qct. 22, _ ed from evidence by ruling ofj v ju e ne p,^ res ided there until j County Antrim, Northern Ireland has organized a besl-kept-vlll age competition. 2-Hour Servtc* at Our Plant 1-Day Delivery Sfervtae On R«qUft*t. CLIANIKS 2801 State St, Dial HO ).f 91 1 ma* LET'S HAVE A PARTY! ROLLER SKATE ICELAND, Inc. 2715 I. Iroodway >*h~. Special rates to church groups, Girl Or Boy Scouts', Birthday Parties. For Information Call HO 5-2828 Presiding Judge Joseph J. Barru^ age of 13 when he mcn , ed late Wednesday afternoon, testimony as to ciraupstances in obtaining the statement heard outside the presence of the trial his famUy to East A i torii 1M trill t. \JL J_>i»iic J. vy^iujr > tttiw * i. * v-fvj r «^*v- TT vii^ni u.vv t* j , ,- > * j *• gcrs, has a caved in roof, and aj Spurgeon has been unable to! jur - v ol seven women and flve ett Ave. suffered heavy roof dam- by a falling tree. Union Electrifc company was no-| a ge when a tree fell across it. titled of the situation, police said.! two family residence at 3123 Lever- j locate the missing equipment. i men. Defense counsel Austin Lewis' objection to admission of the statement, on grounds that it HOG ESCAPES ON EAST BROADWAY Police received a report Wednesday night that a hog was running loose at 2909 E. Broadway. Upon investigation, police learned that the hog had escaped from a truck driven by Jack Thompson of Pittsfield. REPORTS AUTO DRIVEN IN WILD MANNER MAGICIAN ,TO HIGHLIGHT STATE HOSPITAL SHOW Ernie Heldman. St. Louis TVi was not 8 iven flvel y and volun magician. will be featured per-i taril y but obtained under physical , Mrs. Roy Pate. 2711 North St.,'former at the July 4 celebration ^ nd4 .^ eii * a )^ ure8 j' reported to police Wednesday!at Alton State Hospital. K " **"" "*""** '""' that she was passed by an auto-; Heldman will also serve as mobile driven in a wild manner | master of ceremonies for the while she was in her car on Ser-1 rest of the entertainment. The ing avenue. Mrs. Pate told police that a 1960 model car cut around her. Save No Carrying Charges on Furniture Purchased on Easy Budget Plans! So ... Save . . . Buy at Jacoby's Since 1883 427-433 E, Broadway Alton, Illinois I show will include a trapeze and globe rolling act, comedy dancers, and dog performances, and is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a. m. on the lawn behind the recreation hall. Dr. Abraham Simon, hospitality superintendent, said he estimated that two-thirds of the patient, population would view the entertainment. by the court and the statement was excluded from evidence presented to the jury. Additional state's witnesses were expected to be called to the stand this afternoon, and at the prospective night court session today -in expediting conclusion of the trial before the July 4 holiday weekend. There was no indication today Counsel Austin Lewis that the defendant would take the witness stand in his own. defense after the state concludes its evidence. Soft drinks, candy and cigar-) ettes will be distributed to the| dren ' s bedroom. The broke*) window spread, patients throughout the after-} noon, and the hospital recreation department has planned a picnic supper on the lawn following the show. The closing segment of the celebration will be a softball game to be held on the athletic field at 6 p.m. TREE SHATTERS WINDOW, BLOCKS BACK PORCHES A large mulberry tree in the yard of Mr. and Mrs. John Markham, 530 Washington Ave., fell during last night's storm, shattering a windojv in the chil- glass all over the room, and the; children were moved for the night to another part of the house. The falling tree tore up most; of the back yard. The top land-! ed on the back porch of Mr. and j Mrs. James Tchoulakeff, the) Markham's neighbor, and neither family is a,ble to get out on its back porches. The high winds also ripped the doors from the Markham's garage. URLS' SUMMER DRESSES SIZES 1-14 VALUIS TO $2.fl 2 VALUES TO $4.18 112 West Third St. TEEM FOR FUN AND FLAVOR flit» TMD to tilt b«eh-it qmtetas thirst fast. It's the new lemonJimt djiafc •Pfjyat* fete... t«y tune, »ey ptoe. Teem teams up with fun, gow great with any. 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