Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 2, 1960 · Page 8
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 8

Alton, Illinois
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Saturday, July 2, 1960
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PAGE EIGHT ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Calame to Retire as Postmaster at Godfre OODFRKV - Harvey K Cal- anw announced today he will retire as postmaster at Godfrey on July 31 after 29 years and 9 months ol service in the United States Post Office Department. , Calamp. a native of Alton, has been on a leave of absence foi the past several months Be began his duties with the postal service as n rural carriei in Godfrey on 6e!. 1.1. 1930 and continued on that job until lfl.)7 when he was appointed postmaster to replace Samuel Lindley. Before assuming his duties as H rural carrier, Calame was employed for 12 5'ears at the Laclede Steel Co. in Alton. Mr. and Mrs. Calame, who reside at 108 Gerson Ave., Godfrey, are parents of four children: Lewis at home; Tracy and Mrs. Jack Scanlon of Godfrey and Mrs. William Spillman of Alton. 2 Medora Lodge Women Honored MEDORA — Two members ol the Royal Neighbor lodge received 50-year pins at a meeting Thursday at the home of Mrs Attorney Seek* IVeic Trial for Gordon- Foster EDWARDSVILLK - Nineteen grounds were cited by defense counsel in a n?w trial motion filed kite Thursday on behalf of Gordon Foster. 39. found guilty by a Circuit Court jury here June 21 on a misdemeanor | charge of earr.xing concealed i weapons. The motion, filed by attorney : Bernard Mellman ol St. Louis. ,,'iskrd Judge Joseph J. Barr to 'set aside the jury's verdict. •which had fixed punishment as $300 fine and 30-days imprisonment in the county jail, and 'grant Foster a new trial. i Foster, at one time related by I marriage to area rackets boss Frank (Buster) \Vortman. is at •liberty on $2.500 bond pending i outcome of the new trial motion and a possible appeal. Collinsville police officers testified at the trial that they found two pistols and a brown canvas satchel on the front seat of a car parked 'near the outskirts of Collinsville PI .. when they responded to a call Turns Hot Water Into Tub, Burns Baby Sister CHEERLEADERS SCHOOL Four Bethalto High School girls at* tended a cheerleaders school this week at Illinois State Normal University in Don Rice. They were Mrs. Nel- from Sfe ™ rl .«; Peace.. deser- 5 Divorces Granted Bv Judjre Monroe EDWARDSV1LLE . ... . ,«,,„.• Judge James O. Monroe Jr.. en- to lhc> area last *, e 8 to "? VesU - lered decrees in five uncontest-if 0 . H . report of a prowle1 ' in the vicinity. The motion for new trial contained allegations of error in the Granted divorces and c . ourse of me triat> and ln denia | grounds, were: Evelyn Davis o{ defense motions by the court., . ,. . ., . t . 4l from Oral E. Davis, cruelty, and | BETHALTO - Severe winds rohgist said he traced the patn plaintiff awarded custody of two -mm j \&nd ' ieav - v rains which ripped j 0 f t nt , tornado along a line to minor children; Marty f. Peace J?lO€lOI*ft ;through Civic_MemoriaI Airport trtp Civjc MemoriaP Airport. Normal. They are, left to right: Shirley Plegge, Ellen Ellsperman, Sharon Bruntjen and Sandy Christ. ed divorce cases heard Friday: in Circuit Court. i i WeathermanSaysAirport Committees of Was Hit by a Tornado R » xanaW » man ' s Club Appointed lie Barnes of Medora and Mrs. lion ' with Medora Notes . Viola Peek of Godfrey. Mrs. name of Cuvar ^stored; Simon S. Brown from Ix>rine Brown, i dest .in; crt Rice. ; here early Thursday morning i damaging aircraft to an esti- - Mr. and Mrs.j mated , otal of $350.000. was ap- jparently a tornado, the Tele- Robert Sanders. Iowa Citv. la.. oracle, made the pre- UVnthpr Hnnnrl *-''' rlll -' t -'- i-rueii.v, ana piamiui.. .„ j •>.„ « T ,,„„ c . ,vjcv/i 6 v ... ^.....w..>- -. «^A h -^ r *ej^^^ £ttZ~*sr2 SiJTS^XfSSlSL'S.'SJsr v ™ T°"' " *"' -™ <••"— —• , month of June was 5.87 inches/ mother retaining custody of a Ml . and M L , d Bowk Evidence of a tornado was ob— - - --- : ' J ' ' served by Brancato on a line beginning at Beltrees near Alton, moving southeast to the Civic Memorial Airport, then to the Nelson Cook Trailer Sales Co. WOOD RIVER — Four children were treated Friday for minor injuries and released from Wood River Township Hospital. Nlta Kay Thompson. 10-month- old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hnr- jvey Glendale Thompson. Rt. 1, 'East Alton, was treated at 8:45 p.m. for burns about the legs. It was reported the baby girl was! in the bath tub, and another child j turned on the hot water. ' Thomas N. Cunningham, ti. soii| of Mr. and Mrs. Glen B. Cunning- j ham. 415 Washington St.. Kast Alton, received treatment at 1:35 (p.m. for u laceration to the top of his head after another child struck the six year old with a iron bar. Mary Patricia Engle. 11, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin fiarl Engle. Larimore Rd.. St. Louis, was treated at 10:10 p.m. for injury to the leg. The girl fell on a sewer pipe at the home of her grandmother, Mrs. Sarah Naylor. 1200 E. Acton Ave., Wood River. William F. Smith. 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore K. Smith, 210 Grand St., East Alton, injured his right foot and was treated at 2:23 p.m. It was reported he struck his jfoot on the diving board at Wood River Swimming Pool. ! Other patients treated and re- j I eased. Friday, were: Gerald Ber SATURDAY. JULY 2, GMnte ttetay ff AtftttaKm twhM Six trains were held up on the Adelaide-Gawter line recently by two wild, bellowing camels. Australian police and trainmen were unsuccessful trying to remove them from the tracks, and finally a portable crane was i. The camels were then bus Council, are conducting a sale of "sampling books" supplied by the Dairy Queen oli halste d off the tracks in slings Wood River. The sale is beln<?jand they galloped off. used to add to the post's camping supplies. Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK" Nigeria is trying to stir foreign investment interest in its Eastern Region. ROXANA - Mrs. James R.lnard Willison. 38. 758 Second St.. , ,Venable, president of Roxanaj Bethalt0 ' for a d ° K , bi !f,!° ^ winds apparently.,, .-,,., , 'right leg; Mrs. Francis Noble, 44b Tailer Sales Co. IW ° manS Club ' haS announced I\Vhitelaw. Wood River, for a .the department chairmen for| sp | mler in t ] ir ri ght finger; and ,„ , „, . ,, . ,l the conlin g -year as follows:j Mrs Lucille Hazel Steward, 219 Workers at Civic _ Memorial Mrs . K eith McFarland. Ameri- St . MalVs Ave ., BethaUo . for jn . Airport began clearing debris] can Home . Mrs Ra | ph Reich-! juiy to ^ le{ , )CK . T o r n a d i c struck the Trailer Sales Co..i. damaging seven trailers. which is 1.87 inches 'more than the normal for the month. Meetings Scheduled child. , . Suffolk dalms fo hav(? more MEDORA - The Ruth MJsJ thalcned llousps thun any other sion Circle of the Bethel Bap-1 ™Z.'" E ' 1 ! land : tist Church will meet Tuesday i meet Tuesday evening evening at the church. The Sunshine class of Kemper Baptist Church at the had as guests Wednesday Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Moore and family, Alamogordo, N. M., Mrs. StelJa Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Johnson and son. Mr.' and Mrs. Harris Carr and on Rt. 140 near Bethalto. Strik* n\~v. i. * uv. ..iv«»« t » v.*v-*itii£ ) 1.1 v inv,| AT*.* * cuiu IT** Of ncLL no v-rdL i. cii JU , i t * l 1 /^rv^^^a v\\t church basement. Hostesses will i family left Thursday for Denver. ! ing the trjailer saies company ««ed the!be Mrs. Jack Barkley and Mrs.!Colo., where they will | Keith Powell. i brother S-Sgt. Paul . j visit his| the tornado passed over Bethalto con- in a southeast 'direction. from ramps and runways Friday. Officials of Walston Aviation and airport authority surveyed the wrecked aircraft Friday in an effort to determine the amount of damage to planes and airport buildings. Forty- eight aircraft were damaged by the high winds which hit the airport. Thirty-two of the damaged pianes were owned by Walston Aviation and 16 were privately owned. Estimated damage to the aircraft was reported at MORE BIG WEEKEND VALUES COTTON FABRICS IF ON BOLTS YOU'D PAY 39c YD. YARDS 2 choices, "Cover Girl," cotton in no-iron pllsse, embossed or batiste for family 1m- gerie or cotton percale (or home or fashion sewing. Buy now. Shown: Advance Pat» tern No. 9115-650. W, T. GRANT CO. 206 W. Third St.—Qo'wntown, Alton 'Brancato said. $350.000 Friday by a spokesman ert. mental health: Mrs. Park! Watson, education; Mrs. Robert I Ball, literature: Mrs. Jan Las-j ono ; 50, Edwardsville, suffered: terie, international relations. j a laceration to the bridge of nisi Mrs. A. G. Buchanan, Indian welfare; Mrs. Marvin Wilson, gardens and conservation; Mrs. Alan Rhea, civil defense; Mrs. Alva Ayres, music; Mrs. Rich-;Bethalto, it was reported. Noas- ard Duhrkop, Lincoln Lodge:jcono was treated and released Mrs. William Collman and Mrs.jfrom the Wood River Township: Cecil Zumwalt. co-chairman of Hospital. Hun In Cru»h WOOD RIVER-James Noas- nose, Thursday, at 3:50 p.m. when the automobile he was driving collided with a slate highway truck on Rt. 140 near| Christmas party: Mrs. Ralph Rader. Husband's night: Mrs. Carr. andj will bring their mother, Mrs. Anna Carr, home. She has been tfn , »!,„ ..i.-nnvt spending a few weeks there. \ Strong winds which u P^ 1 %^ ad ' cPOtI0 '- public trees, damaged homes, knocked' Damage to pumic ------ i Neichbor nieht las not been determined, it \vasi iNei s nDor nigm. eported Friday by Clyde De- Standing committees are Mrs. Sampling Book Sale WOOD RIVER Explorer Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Moore and family left Friday morning Merle Young, annual •banquet.'Scouts, Post 37. sponsored by! Jand Miss Mary Legate. Good Wood River Knights of Colum- : NOW! LOW COST HOSPITAL INSURANCE FOR CATHOLICS ONLY For only $1.16 « month Catholic man under 60 can now receive $80 each week while hoipital!t«d for any accident or ticknett covered by our non-profit policy. 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Mail the coupon today for free information. No obligation, of course. One person in every three families will be in the hospital this year. So, don't delay. MAIL COUPON TODAY Catholic KnighK of St. George Box 950 e/o Telegraph At no obligation, please rush me free facts on nonprofit hospital insurance for Catholics only. Name Age Address City Count) Stale I'hone ( Occupation for their home in Alamogordo, N. M., after a vcation visit with relatives here. His mother, Mrs. Edward Moore, accompanied them home for a visit. The Rev. and Mrs. Ward lines and flooded I lines -ind flooded roads throughout the Alton area were apparently a heavy thunderstorm, Brancato told the Telegraph. "Major damage in the Alton area was not caused by a. tornado but by thunderstorms accompanied by high winds," the meteorologist observed. Evidence of a tornado appears only on a line, traced from the Beltrees area, southeast ^o Betqal- to," he added. Spencer and family will leave Monday on a vacation trip to Spokane, Wash., to visit her I mother. Mrs. Edna Day, and other relatives. While he is away the Rev. William Loafman of Carlinville will speak at the Baptist •"(»•• •••,•—- - --- . A,,.I,,..I»,, Church on July 10 and 17 and,continued for about a half hour, monal Airport^Authority the Rev. Walter Mihfeld, s t a t o residents reported. "A tornado day in the airport olfu.e. rural missionary on July 24.' is-usually over in seconds.' 'said The Rev. Spencer will be back j Brancato. Braneato Gerlia of the Civic Memorial Airport-Authority. Two public owned quonset hangers were de_ molishedand three "T" hangars were damaged, it was reported. Damage was also reported to the main administration building and a concrete block structure, also publicly osvned. A report of damage to public property is expected to be read at a | Ralph Harris and Mrs. W. M., Jacoby, auditing; Mrs. LeRoyi Dalhaus, budget; Mrs. L. L. ] DeWester, Mrs. Harvey Rice and Mrs. Gordon Hughins, community achievement; Mrs. Lawrence Hoffman, friendship cards. Mrs. Roy Fraser, hostess; Mrs. Harvey Rice and Mrs. AJva Ayres, membership; Mrs. i Anna Ruskin, telephone; Mrs. High winds in the Alton ares i special meeting of the Civic Me-j George Sample and Mrs. Paul .»n^,.^'f^ oi™,,. ,, h^if hnin-.. mortal Airport Authority Thurs-'Potter, co-chairmen ot ways and Sunday, July 31. Mother Says She Killed Her Daughter i that the tornado which hit the , I airport was apparently contained in the center of the thunderstorm activity which moved through the Alton area. "Frequently high winds and thunder- NEW YORK (AP) - A mother went to police Friday night and said she had pushed her daughter to her death from a 12th-floor window last March. Clara Panken, 41, said'the death of the girl, Bess. 9, was not ac-jwas first observed in Beltrees storms similar to .the activity which passed over Alton will contain 6ne or two small tornadoes inside the center of the storm." 'he reported. Methodist Women Meet at Bethalto BETHALTO — Sixteen members of the Women's Society of Christian Service of the Methodist "Church met at the church recently for their regular shrd recently for their ' regular monthly meeting. Mrs. Beulah Strohbeck, treas- way means and Mr*. Floyd Bunt, historian. Members ol the executive board met Wednesday afternoon at the Park House. "Good| .Neighborhood Night" was set 1 for Nov. 1 at the Westerner | Club grounds. New members j voted into the club are Mrs.! Jan Lasterie and Mrs. Evan Dawson. cidental as she had claimed!near Alton. Three sides of a earlier. I home in the area svere pushed Evidence of tornadic^ winds j urer) reported that a $357.50 budget was prepared for the' Liverpool, England, has 40 miles of waterfront to dock ships. NOTICE! WE ARE NOW AT OUR NEW LOCATION 309 HENRY ST. For your convenience we have an after hours depository and the following collection stations for payment of water bills: Dick's Drug Store 1426 Washington Avenue National Food Storos 1862 East Broadway 510 Weit Dtlmor Kroger Stores Alton Plaza Monticdlo Plaza Sears, Roebuck ft Co. 309 Piosa Street ALTON WATER COMPANY NOW AT 309 HENRY STREET Police booked her on a charge of homicide. She was taken to a I hospital for observation. next year. In other business, tentative plans were made to out indicating the type of dam-j attent j a scn ooJ of missions at, age produced by a tornado, M C Kendree College in Lebanon | Brancato reported. The ineteo- Savers at Piasa 1 ST Federal are entitled to the highest! % PER ANNUM CURRENT DIVIDEND Aug. 8 to 12. A program, "Where Cross the Crowded Ways," was conducted by Mrs. Dora McGaughey, Mrs. Anna Andrews,, Mrs. Mae Rhine, Mrs. Wyona Elliot and Mrs. Jeane Copeland. Hostesses were Mrs. Thelrna Beeman and Mrs. Strohbeck. Chesterfield Area Hit Hard by Storm CHESTERFIELD — Considerable damage by the severe wind storm of early Thursday morning has been reported in the area. Most ol the damage was caused in rural areas to farm buildings. Here in town damage was reported at the Chesterfield Elevator. Several home owners also reported loss of large trees and two reported the wind ripped porches from their homes. 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