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FAUfe, iWU ALJLUiN fcViliiNiiNG f 'H1JDAY, MAY 31, 1963 SCATTERED SHOWERS LIKELY Scattered showers and thumlcrshow- Crs can be expected Friday night from parti the eastern Plains to the mid-Mississippi little valley and the upper Midwest with a few showers over Florida and the central Plateau. It will be clear in the East and in the Southwest desert areas and partly cloudy elsewhere. It will be a colder in the extreme northern Plains and Mississippi valley. (AP Wire- photo Map) , 2 Splashers Helped May Rainfall Boosts Year to Near Normal Hay's heavy rains boosted th five-month total in the Alto area to about an inch unde normal. May's 6.52 inches o rain makes the score 15.5; inches which compares with tin the 5-month normal of 16.43. Spring weather had been on the dry side almost to mid-May when a series of splasher, upped the total quickly. Heavi est May rain was that which oc curred in the 48 hours of May 16-17, as 2.42 inches fell on the first day and 1-71 the next, for a heavy score of 4.13. Temperature-wise the month turned out to be normal with an average mean temperature of 64.4 degrees, although it was below the 74 average mean of May last year. After a rather cool first week, the temperature began to soar up to the 80s, with a high of City Must Respond in Sewer Case The City of Alton has been allowed 20 days in which to file ah answer or amended complain in its city court suit to collect $2, 142 in allegedly delinquent sewer use fees from Worden Apartments Inc. Following arguments of attorneys at Thursday's m i d-week court session, City Judge I. H. Streeper granted a defense motion that the city's claim aginst the apartment property at 1107 Washington Ave. be made more definite and certain and called for the city to respond by June 18. Worden Apartments Inc. was named as one of six defendant property owners against whom the city filed suit in an effort to collect charges under the city', sewer use ordinance No. 3085. In its motion it asked that the city set forth in just what par ticulars it was alleged to havi violated provisions of the sewei use ordnance. The suit is the first filed unde the ordinance enacted a year ag last September to impose sewe use charges within the city in con nection with the bond issue sewe improvement program. registered on May 9. The last 10 days brought a cool period with the highs in the low 60's. The weather became more normal at the first of this week and Memorial Day outings were sunny. Diplomas to Be Given at OldCathedral Members of the St. Peter and Pauls Eighth Grade graduating class will be honored at a 9 a.m. Mass Sunday at St. Peter and 3 aul's Catholic Church. The Right Rev. Monsignor ames J. Haggerty will be t h e mass celebrante and Father Ro- Dert Heintz will give the ser- non. Msgr. Haggerty will present di- ilomas after the mass. 11 Flint Glass Members to Go To Convention Eleven members of Local 43 and Local 123 of the Owens- Illinois Alton will attend the 84th American Flint Glass Workers Convention in Chicago Monday. Local delegates include Adron -ook, Norman E. Cooper, Drew W. Dunnagan, Arthur H. Fowler, Edward A. Honaker, Virgil Ostendorf, Clarence M. Seifrit, Armand WeatherForecast Alton and vicinity — Partly cloudy tonight with low aroimc 60. Considerable cloudiness Satur day with scattered thundershow ers likely. High Saturday in tlu mid 80s. Extended Forecast Southern Illinois — Temperatures will average 2 to 7 degrees above the seasonal normals. Normal highs, in the upper 70s north to the lower 80s south. Normal lows, in the upper 50s north to the lower 60s south. Warm temperatures are expected through the weekend until somewhat cooler temperatures likely early axt week. Precipitation will average on-fourth to three-fourths of an inch with marked local variation. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected over the weekend, ending early next week. Tuesday Is Last Day Of School Classes in the Alton public schools will be dismissed at noon Tuesday, the last day of school. There will be no lunches served. Junior high promotion exercises are scheduled for Tuesday evening. The East Junior exercises will be in the East Junior gymnasium at 7:30 p.m.; North Junior in the North Junior gymnasium at 8 p.m.; West Junior in the public school stadium at 8 p.m., weather permitting In case of inclement weather, in the gymnasium. Alton High School commencement will be in public school stadium Wednesday, weather permitting—if not in the gymnasium. Five Hurt In 2-Car Collision Five persons suffered mino injuries in a two-car collisioi involving a telephone pole in th 1200 block of Hampton Stree Thursday afternoon. Police said a car driven b; Guy Douglas Jr. going north on Hampton could not stop in tim to avoid hitting the car aheac of him, and swerved to hit utility pole as he collided with the rear of the first car. Douglas, 34, of 2112 Louis St., was charged with traffic violation. Douglas, James Osborne, 2012 Louis St., and Florine Ma son, 109 \V. 10th St. were treated for injuries. The driver of the other car, Pearley Poindextcr, 60, of 1723 Maupin St, and his wife, Blondeva. also suffered minor injuries. Collection of Alton Taxes Near Finale Alton tax collecting moved today into its next to final day. The collection period here will end as of noon Saturday. To facilitate the receipt of late payments, City Treasurer M. O. Elliott, ex officio town collector, will keep his city hall office open until 8 p.m. today. Up to 9 a.m. today, said Eliott, he had booked a grand to- al of $2,357,300 towards his $3 million collection goal. The early orenoon figure included the big low of Wednesday payments, but inly a small portion of checks in lie forenoon mail, most, of which till remained to be opened. Elliott said that in addition to )vei-i he-counter payments Satur- ay forenoon, he will also accept II payments received in Monday norning's mail. Excepting for A. Tovo, Joseph Wannamaker, Jacob L. Securo and Carl R. Bailey. A total of 350 delegates from 175 locals will attend the convention. Car Hits Fireplug At 7th and Belle John H. Wolf, 48, of 619 E. 9th St., was charged with traffic violation after his car struck a fire hydrant at 7th and Belle streets shortly after midnight today. Wolf told police he was forced to swerve his car to avoid hitting another auto which was making a U-turn at the intersection. The hydrant was broken off at ground level. Undersea Photos Show Thresher PORTSMOUTH, Searchers have N.H. (AP) photographed wreckage lying on the ocean floor some 8,400 feet below the surface and have identified it as the hull, diving plane and sail area of the nuclear submarine Thresher. Thresher sank April 10 during a deep sea test dive with 129 men aboard. The photographs, taken by the research vessel Conrad, were en route today to Boston. They will then be flown to the Navy Court of Inquiry at Portsmouth, N.H. The court is investigating the sea disaster, which occurred some 220 miles east of Boston. The Navy said the Conrad will arrive in Boston at 5 p.m. EST and that a set of pictures will be sent to Washington where they later will be released. The bathyscaphe Triesta is standing by in Boston, the Navy said, and will proceed to the scene if the Court of Inquiry decides more photographs are needed. Dr. J. Lamar Worzel, assistant director of the Lament Geological Observatory whose researchers photographed the wreckage Thursday, said the pictures were definitely ol the sunken submarine. Vice Adm. Elton W. Grenfell, commander of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet Submarine Force in Norfolk, V«., said the photographs "appeared to be definitely correlated with the missing submarine." have said that if the Thresher did sink to a depth of 8,400 feet, she could not possibly have survived. Water pressure at that level would be 3,730 pounds per square inch, compared with the sea-level pressure of 32 pounds. The Trieste is constructed so that it can descend far deeper than 8,000 feet with men and cameras aboard and withstand the pressure. The Conrad and other search vessels have obtained their photographs with underwater camera systems lowered by cable nearly a mile and a half below the water's surface. Since April 10, Navy and civilian vessels have steadily cireled the area trying to locate what became an underwater graie for Iti officers, 96 enlisted men and 17 civilian technicians. The Thresher was commissioned at Portsmouth Shipyard in 1961 She was considered the most modern of the nuclear attack submarines. She had left that port April 9 alter a complete overhaul. The next morning disaster struck. FARMERS SPECIAL GASOI^NE AND OIL PRODUCTS ACME OIL CO. I'hone 462-8000 or 465-5882 W. P. GOSSIS'JT, Owner Herbert Norris Visiting in Area Herbert Norris, retired in 1948 as district supervisor for Standard Oil Co.'s sales organization in the area, is visiting friends and relatives in Jersey County. He spent today calling on friends in Alton, where during his tour of duty he had been known as an athlete. Mr. Norris, now widowed, resides in a Louisville, Ky. At 76 he still i: able to drive his car on long trips. Marquette High's Assembly Honors Ranking Students all personal taxes and first nstallments of real estate taxes ecome delinquent as of June 1. Monti Board to Act on Proposed Campus Projects Action will be taken on proposed campus improvements, including new building projects, Sunday at a meeting of the Monticello Col- ege board of trustees following commencement exercises. Also to be considered by the board will be final action on dedicatory plans for Monticello's new Hatheway Hall. Spencer T. Olin, chairman ol he board of trustees, will preside at the meeting. Local members of he board who also will attend.are Dr. Robert Anschuetz, B. E. Bassett, Robert Levis, M. Ryrie, Mil- 101- and Marvin Swaim, all of Alon. Parachutist Killed By Freight Train LIBERTY, Mo. (AP)—A parachute jumper hit a moving freight train at the edge of an airport near here and was killed Thursday. A gust of wind apparently slammed Karl Dean Frandsen, 29, of Raytown, Mo., into the train. Allergic to Bees Stung Man Ends Up in Hospital Second Time A two-time loser with bees landed in a hospital for the second time within 60 days, this time while helping construct a pond on a farm in Godfrey, Thursday afternoon. Dwight McKee, 34, Rte. 1 Carlyle, was watching his boss, Eugene Ambuehl of Highland operate a bulldozer on a farm owned by J. \V. Hammetl. The 'dozer knocked over a hollow tree full of honeybees and both men were stung sever- al times. They were taken to Alton Memorial Hospital. Ambuehl was pronounced OK but McKee had a violent reaction to the stings. He was released today after being kept overnight. McKee told the Telegraph today he had been stung by a swarm of bees that attacked him at Grantfork while doing similar work. He wound up in the Jefferson Barracks Veteran's Hospital for 10 days that time. CONTROL SOIL INSECTS AND FEED YOUR LAWN IN ONE EASY STEP . . . WITH ferti'lome® CONTAINING DIELDRIN A complete, organic base plant food containing cottonseed meal... bone meal,., and blood meal will', Dleldrin added. Dicldrln controls—AnU, White Orubi, Chinch Dugs, Cutwormi, Lawn Moths, Wlreworms, Rootworm, Root Maggotl, Mole Crickets, Japanese liellle Orubi (iod webworm), White Fringed Bcttle Larvae, Green June Beetle Larvae, Army Worms, Nuisance Pad on Lawns,.. Chiggerj, Fleas, Mosquitoes. Early treatment prevents most insect damage throughout the summer, while feeding your lawn, 50 LB. BAG $ 3.25 MORGENROTH'S NURSERY 1 Mile North of Godfrey On AH. 67 We allow »5.00 Trade- In on u New Peril-Lome Spreader PHONE 466-1840 Seniors Show Off New Gowns Maiquette High School's annua awards assembly Wednesday al lernoon found 80 graduates — 5C girls and 30 boys — appeared to She first time in the traditiona blue and white caps and gowns Seven seniors, wearing the gold tassels of the honors program received special mention at the assembly. They were Cynthia Davenport, Catherine Harmon Miry Jane Howard, Kathleei Schreader, Judith Springman Thomas Filardo, James Jackson Religion medals went to high •unking seniors, John Melgar and Elizabeth McPike. Other students •eceiving religion certificates were the following: Juniors — Ro- venu Bruns, Susan Kennedy Jeorge LaBrot, Nancy McCar- hy, Donald Morrison, Robert r lavin, Sharon Stormer, Kennetl Van Buren. Sophomores — Greg ory Eaker, James Crivello, Mary ,)onnelly, Carolyn Hoffman, Mary Maley, Peter McFarlane, Bar ara Pallock, Richard Van Buien, Mary Wegener, Michael Wen iel. Freshmen — Jo Ellen Andre James Bonafede, Patricia Gros- lans. Rosanne McCarthy, Phyllii 'ostlewait, Daniel Schenk, Steven Schlobohm, Richard Thompson. The Bausch-Lomb medal, given annually to the highest ranking senior in science and mathema tics, went to Thomas Filardo. Mary Jane Howard won the Rensselaer medal, another science and mathematics award. Cynthia Davenport and Catherine Harmon won the Latin awards. Made Maronie won both the typing and shorthand awards for excellence in both subjects. Cynthia Davenport merited the Perfect Attendance award. Special awards went to the Marquette Review editors, Theresa Davey, Judith Spri.'igman, Jary Jane Howard, and John McConnell. Also featured at the assembly in addition to the awards was the induction of the new Student Council officers for next year: Donald Morrison — president; Randy Baker — vice-president; Marie Britts — Secretary-treasurer. The new officers who will head the student body for next year were inducted by outgoing officrrs: James Jackson, John McConnell, and Madeleine Davey. Cab Drivers Return to Jobs Here Drivers of Ham and Merv Taxis were back on the job at 11 p.m. Wednesday after a work stoppage that had started Sunday morning. Marshall McDuffy, Assistant Business agent of Local 525 of the Teamsters and Chauffers Union said, the 16 drivers were off work due to a continuous violation of accumulated grievances. A work stoppage occurred for 24 hours on May 17 and 18 under similar circumstances at the same firm. The Ham and Merv Taxi Co., 15 E. Broadway, is owned by Les and Marjorie Christeson. 10,000 to Graduate From Indiana Schools INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - More than 10,000 of Indiana's 1963 crop of college graduates will receive their diplomas in this year's biggest burst of commencements over the first weekend of June. HONOR STUDENTS AT MARQUETTE Four Marquette High school seniors were awarded high honors in the a>vards assembly Wednesday afternoon. Thomas Filardo was awarded the Bausch and Lomb award for science and math; Marie Marionie was honored for excellence in typing and shorthand; Cynthia Davenport, for Latin and perfect attendance; Mary Jane Howard was given the Rensselaer award for science and math. Industries Protest Alton's Tax Rates Some of the Alton industries u - e again protesting their Alton 'ity taxes on ground that six of be rates for city levies are ex- essive. Two of the protests came to at- ention of the Alton township collector late Wednesday when tax payments on their Alton township bills were made by Laclede SteeJ Co. and Alton Box Boarc The steel firm protested $11, 206.46 of its total 1962 tax of $151,171.54. It voluntarily paid to the Alton collector $139,965.08, this applying on its personal and both Street Crew Works on Busy Lane at 4A.M. In order to avoid the early rush of industrial traffic, Alton city streets division employes turned out at 4 a.m. today to carry out ditching and shaping of Chessen Lane preliminary to annual resealing. By starting at daybreak, said Public Works director, Paul A. Lenz, the streets crews got most of the drainage reshaping completed before the flow of to-and- from work traffic set in. The drainage adjustments, he said, are part of annual renovation of the lane which will be continued next week with scarifying, pulverizing, and as- phallic seal-coating. Cl'essen Lane, Lenz added, has a drainage problem w n i c h he hopes can be permanently cor- rectea later on — possibly next year — by the installation oi a tile duct to carry off storm water from a low-lying section. Presently, ditching work cannot give full relief. Repairs to the Central Avenue sewer were resumed today, and Lenz said that if fair weather continues it is hoped to complete the job by next Tuesday. The Division of Highways has approved the city's $30,000 appropriation of MFT funds for a contract job to repavo Central from 4th to Broadway, and plans for the project are being rushed to completion. The plans must have approval of the highway department engineers before bids can be called and it is hoped proposals can be invited by mid- June, said Lenz. Meantime the disrupted block of Central must remain closed to traffic. Simon ( Continued from Page 1) bert (R-Carbondale). The Illinois Senate joint resolu tion, in which the House concurred on March 5, would amend Sec. 1, Article V, of the U. S. Constitution to read: "The Congress, whenever two thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary, or on the application of the Legislatures of two- thirds of the several states, shall propose amendments to this Constitution, which shall be valid to al intents and purposes, as part 01 this Constitution, when ratified by the Legislatures of three-fourths of the several slates. "Whenever applications from the Legislatures of two-thirds ol the total number of states of the United States shall contain identical texts of an amendment proposed, the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall so certify and the amendment as contained in the application shall be deemed to have been proposec without further action by Congress. No state without its consent, shall be deprived of its equal suffrage in the Senate. "Sec. 2. This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by the Legis- 1 a t u r e s of three-fourths of the several states within seven years from the date of its submission." NEWS BULLETIN A new department has been completed at Snyder's for the small woman and teen-ager. This new ready-to-wear department carries the latest fashion market offerings in Petite and Junior sizes, at reasonable, even low, prices. For example, for $5.98, a small woman can pick up a really darling sun-back dress, made of fine Wamsutta cotton in the new summer lashion colors. These new Petite sizes are important, because they do away with costly and time-consuming major alterations (and, also, eliminating doubts about the re-look which usually occurs after such alterations). Come in and see the new department soon, SNIDER' installments of its real estate tax. Alton Box Board Co. protested $11,217.11 of its total bill of $151,320.87. It voluntarily paid to the town collector $109,737.35, deferring at this time a payment of the second Installment of its real estate tax. The balances under protest, it was indicated, will be paid to the county treasurer. Township assessors are not permitted to accept protested amounts. Beth of the industries making the Wednesday payments here protested some of the Alton levies as excessive last year. Apparently they are holding to their previous contentions with the renewed protests. A test case expected to give a legal determination on objections of several large Alton taxpayers to their past Alton taxes is still pending in county court. City Counsellor J. W. Hoefert said today that the case is now ready for hearing. In a letter accompanying 11 s Wednesday payments, Alton Box Board.through its attorney K. K. Hoagiand Jr., protested as illegally excessive six of the Alton tax rates, those for the general corporate fund, streets and bridges, street lighting, parks, playgrounds and recreation, and garbage collection. The company's position as to alleged excessive rates, the letter said,' will -be duly set forth in objections to be filed later on in cc-unty court. To Rule on OvilRights SuitMpnday EDWAftDSVlLUi - Circuit Judge James 0. Monroe Jr., told the Telegraph toddy he expects to rule by Motiday tin an ftpplidl- tion for temporary injunction sought against an Upper Alton restaurant-tavern for alleged refusal to serve Negroes. Th? Civil Rights injunction suit, based on an incident May 7 at Jack's Tavern and Restaurant at 1648 Washington Ave., Alton, was filed May 15 by Madison County State's Attorney Dick H. Mudge. Walter Grabner, who with his wife operates the restaurant-tavern were alleged in the suit to have refused Service to a British Government official and an Alton Negro student of Southern Illinois University. Violation of the Illinois Public Accommodations Law guaranteeing equal enjoyment of service in public places was charged in the suit. Judge Monroe took the question of issuing ft temporary Injunction against the Grabners under advisement after hearing testimony Wednesday of witnesses called by (he state and defendants. Prior to taking the case (issuance of a temporary injunction gainst the Grabners for alleged refusal of service to Negroes) under advisement, Judge Monroe liad denied a defense motion lot' dismissal. Slfite's Attorney Mudge, through witnesses, sought to show that the lefendants as a matter of policy lad not permitted colored persons to be served at the bar, but they werp able to buy beer or liquor to be taken out and consumed :iff tlie premises. The Grabners, represented by Atty. Schaefer O'Neill of Alton, produced witnesses patronizing the tavern who said they had observed Negroes served food and beet in the establishment. Auto Dealer Dies SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP)—Ryal N. Miller, 80, called the. oldest, active auto dealer in the United States, died of a heart attack in Sioux City Thursday night. TAKE ADVANTAGE Of ... All insurance is NOT the same.. If you own e CAR, e HOME or • BUSINESS, It pays to check with Millets' Mutual before you renew your present policy. Phone today to/find out how you can receive MORE PROTECTION AT A LOWER COST. 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