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Thursday, June 13, 1963
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PAGE TWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH (U. tfftAYJfft* ******* Proposed Appropriations Would Add to City Budget PARTLY CLOUDY FRIDAY It will be cool Thursday night in tin- north and central Atlantic states; warmer in the central part of the nation, Scattered slumer* are expected From Weaver to Speak At SIU Graduation the upper Lakes through the middle Mississippi valley into the east central Plains as well as in the west central Plateau region.—(AP Wirephoto Map) WeatherForecast EDWARDSV1LLE — Robert C Weaver, administrator of t h Federal Housing — Home Finance Agency, will sprak at Southern Illinois University's commence ment Friday evening, when 32fa will receive degrees. Weaver, who was appointed to the top position in the Federal Housing Agency by President Ken nedy, will be awarded the first honorary degree given at the Ed- wardsviUe Campus, an honorary doctor of laws degree. He is chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and former ad AMA President-Elect Warns of Smoking PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP)—The president-elect of the American Medical Association says there is no question in his mind that cigarette smoking is the greatest producer of preventable disease. Dr. Edward R. Annis of Miami, Fla. emphasized in an interview with the Evening Bulletin Wednesday that he was speaking as an individual physician in warning against the health dangers of cigarette smoking. Gotway Nominated For Kampsville Job WASHINGTON (AP) - President Kennedy has sent to the Sen ate the name of Norbert L,. Gotway for appointment to the post mastership at Kampsville. viser for Negro affaire in t h e Department of Interior. He was awarded B.S., M.A. and Ph. D. degrees from Harvard University. The outdoor ceremonies will begin at 7 p.m. at thr Edwardsville campus site along Lewis road, a short distance south of its intersection with Poag road. The campus is located two and a hah* miles southwest of Edwardsville on Bypass Route 66. The university's two visiting professors in education at the Edwardsville campus — Charles A. Lee and John G. Rockwell — will lead the commencement processional as grand marshalls. Lee was Missouri Slate Superintendent of Public Instruction for 12 years and professor of education at Washington University for 26 years before joining the SIU staff n 1961. Rockwell was commissioner of education for Minnesota from 1934-40 and professor of educational psychology at New York University for 10 years before coming to SIU in 1959. They are he first two faculty members to be honored as grand marshalls at the Edwardsville campus. Following the commencement will be a reception for members of the June and August gradual ing class and their families. Hosts will be SIU President and Mrs. Delyte W. Morris and faculty in the commencement area. In case of rain the exercises will be at the Edwardsville junior high school gymnasium at 8 p.m. Alton and vicinity — Partly cloudy this evening. Fair tonight with a chance for a few thunderstorms. Low tonight in upper 70s. High Friday 90 to 95. Partly cloudy Friday. Race Track Gets Permits For Two Bars EDWARDSVILLE — Three Madison county liquor licenses — one each for the clubhouse and grandstand at Fail-mount Race Track near Collinsville, and the other to the new operator of a restaurant on Collinsville road — were is sued today by County Liquor Com missioner Harold Landolt. Dolores Hickey was issued a license for the steak House, at 9100 Collinsville road, west of Collinsville, on U.S. By-Pass 40. The erstwhile licensee of the place, Susan Steinhauser, pleaded guilty May 28 before Justice of the Peace Earl Vuagniaux to a charge of violating the Sunday morning closing hours for taverns and was assessed a $100 fine. Junior Leaguers Get Use of Depot Vacation Cash Stolen From Drawer The sum of $90 intended for a vacation was taken from the home of Robert McGlasson, 2301 Bryant St., he reported to police Wednesday. McGlasson said he had receiver his vacation check on May 24 anc put the $90, in $10 bills, in an envelope in a dresser drawer. Wednesday afternoon, he said, he found the envelope open and the money gone. There were no signs of forced entry. Leasing the former Illinois Terminal passenger station, south of Lincoln-Douglas Square, to Junior Service League at a token rental of $1 a year was approved by Alton City Council Wednesday night. The council suspended its rule to take immediate action on a i-esolution by Alderman Newell H. Allen authorizing a 20-year lease subject to cancellation on six-month notice by the city. To Outline Terms City counsellor J. W. Hoefert said the resolution must be implemented by an ordinance setting forth the terms of the lease agreement and that this would include a provision whereby the League would hold the city harmless from any liability. Subsequent to approving the lease proposal from the Junior Service League, the council adopted a recommendation of the City Plan Commission that lease of the building to Frank Yinger for a car wash project be denied. In its request for lease, the League asked to obtain use oi the building at no cost so that it might be used for an exchange shop which it sponsors. Alderman Maitland Tinimer- mierc interposed that the building is in deteriorated condition and might require expensive re- pair. Mayor P. W. Day replied that the League members realized this, but have agreed to accept the building despite this situation. Non-Profit Group The League, in applying for the lease in a letter over signature of its president, Mrs. Ralph B. Jackson, cited that it is in a non-profit women's organization devoted to community service which has included raising funds for the camp for handicapped children, and for the Easter Seal program. This last year the League has been using quarters provided by Reilley Bros, for its Exchange Shop through which it has encouraged local residents to display wares for sale on a commission basis, the letter stated. The city recently regained the depot building from the railroad because the structure no longer was used as a passenger station, a purpose for which it was erected by the old Bluff Line about 18S9. The city plan Commission re- comended rejection of a lease or purchase proposal by Yinger expressing the opinion that the building should be used "for a more decorous purpose" than a car wash, or "be torn down and the site beautified as a part ol Riverfront Park." Louis Stoeckel Back in Jerseyville Louis Stoeckel, a resident o the main street Nursing Home the past two years, has return ed to his former home city o Jerseyville. He left Wednesday and will reside in the Watson Nursing home there, receiving visitors and friends. i Alton aldermen Wednesday jnight continued to make proposals which would increase appropriations for the city's 1963 fiscal year und it was indicated a special meeting before the end of the month would be needed to act on the new proposals. Two proposals made Wednesday night would add a total of 54,420 to the appropriation ordinance. The Council has already authorized by resolution addition of about &S8.00Q to the appropriation ordinance. It has also voted to repeal about $90,000 in additions voted by the previous Council at its final meeting in May. The proposals last night, both referred to committee, called for addition of $2,500 for installation of additional street lights, and a $10 monthly adjustment in the pay of police corporals and the creation of four more openings for corporal in the police department. The later proposal would increase the salary appropriation by $1,920. Alderman John McConnell asked that the street light item be added to the budget. During a meeting of the finance committee Monday night, McConnell had proposed that $1,500 be added for street lights in the Milton area, sut his proposal was not seconded. No Area Specified His resolution Wednesday night did not specify any area for installation of the lights. It was referred to committee after the Council defeated his effort to suspend the rules and act on the proposal immediately. Alderman Harry Smith, chairman of the police and fire committee, said his proposal to adjust salaries of police corporals was intended to equalize wages with the corresponding rank in the fire department. His proposal, also referred to committee, would increase the pay ol corporals from $470 to $480 per month. Smith's proposal also would increase the number of corporals authorized from 8 to 12, and called for a corresponding decrease n the number of patrolmen, leav- ng the total strength of the po- ice department unchanged. Smith was thwarted in an at:empt to suspend rules ,and immediately pass his proposal to ncrease vacation times for firemen. The proposal would call for a vacation of 11 calendar days of vacation after one year of continuous employment 22 days after four years and 31 days after 12 years. The proposal was laic over to the next meeting as new business. Smith did not specify what the present vacation schedule is, nor when his new plan would take effect. Another proposal by Smith which would authorize the city to precede with selection of a site for a new fire house, was referred to committee. For New Fire House The Council, in an executive session last month, authorized an appropriation of $75,000 for con struction of a new fire house. The Council specified that the money would not come from taxes, bu from other anticipated revenues The Council had earlier repealed TEST BORINGS FOR NEW AIRCO PLANT Crew takes soil samples preparatory to building tion for the heavy construction. Site is north of Illinois start on the new Air Reduction company site on Ones- Power Go. and runs east to Wood River creek, sen Lane. The samples will determine the best loca- an appropriation of about $90,000, including 556,000 for a new fire house, which had been authorized by the former Council in April. The Council rejected by a 13-1 vote a proposal by Alderman James Bailey for a 5 per cent ross receipts tax on telephone use in Alton. Bailey alone voted 'or the proposal. Bailey had suggested the telephone use tax as a means of raising money for a 5 per cent salary increase for all city em- ployes. The revenue committee recommended against the proposal as an "undue burden on the taxpayers." New Traffic Ordinance Under Consideration No ordinances have yet been (former manager-form council, introduced in Alton's sLx-week-old aldermanic city council, but two are in the making. The second was added last night when the city clerk submitted for council consideration Part 2 of the new city ordinance code. The bulky typed document, .vhich includes a lenghty proposed new traffic ordinance, was referred to the finance committee. Section 1 was reviewed by the with exception of the chapter on motor vehicles and traffic, but enactment was postponed until the traffic measure could be studied — a point never reached. The first proposed ordinance was that on housing, referred two weeks ago to the housing committee and still under committee study. Assured for the next meeting of the council is an ordinance to Work at Jail Remains Suspended EDWARDSVILLE — Maintenance work of "cold patching" several chuck-holes inside an entranceway to the county jail parking lot remained suspended today after a protest Wednesday by Charles Steward, business agent of Laborers Local 179, that county highway department employes were performing "construction work. THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 1963 CarThefC Vandalism Reported A car apparently "borrowed" lor the evening and three cases of vandalism have been reported to Alton police. Gerald Quinonez, 1212 Central Ave., told police Wednesday morning that his automobile apparently had been taken by someone during the night while he Was at work. It was returned the next day. Quinonez said he parked his car on the parking lot behind Springman Lumber Co. about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, and Wednesday morning he noticed that the car window was rolled down. He reported that as he neared his home, he ran out of gas, although the gas tank had been half full the night before. He said he then noticed that the right side of the car was scraped down its length. Hpmer J. Kennedy, 1610 Henry St., reported this morning that someone during the night had thrown a rock through his dining room window. Kennedy said he did not see or hear anyone during the night but that several evenings ago several youths walking on Blair avenue had thrown at the trees in his yard. Trudy Willis, 610 Blair Ave., reported early this morning that she was sitting in the front room of her home she heard glass break. She discovered that someone had thrown an object through a storm window. Harry Dotson, 227 Flora Ave,, Godfrey, told police that someone had poured yellow paint on the side of his parked car. Jersey Gets $14,000 To Plan 70 Homes amend the city appropriations. This ordinance, it is expected, will be the first to be introduced and enacted by new council. JERSEYVILLE — Congressman Paul Findley (R.) announced today that Jerseyville had been given a federal loan of $14,000 to play 70 low-rent homes, 20 of them for elderly residents. To Sponsor Picnic The Junior Youth Fellowship of Grace Methodist Church will sponsor a picnic at Rock Spring park Sunday night. Wayne Dugge will lead the devotional period on the topic of "Try Again", with Tommy Blair assisting. George Taylor will read the Scriptures. LADIES APPAREL Wood Kiver NOTICE OF WATER SERVICE INTERRUPTION Alton Water Co. wishes to notify its consumers along Route 100, Godfrey Township, between Frontenac Drive and Clifton Road that water service will be shut off to make repairs to a water main. WATER WILL BE SHUT OFF 11/2 HOURS, FRIDAY, JUNE 14 AT 9:30 A.M. All Subdivisions in the Area Will Be Affected. ALTON WATER COMPANY Bewitching SORCERESS Beautifully blouson Helanca Nylon-Lycra Spandex knit swimdress, belted, $2 In Black and Jade Gruen Hum: Shop nites Monday Thursday Friday Phone 462-9751 Good Shoes Are Basic--and Have i Rubber Heels and Leather Soles Nothing beats rubber heels and leather soles for year-round comiort and foot health, because they are porous, shock-resistant, and flexible, permitting the feet to "breathe" and move naturally in walking. Besides, these John C.'s are Goodyear Welts and just fit better. Come in soon and let us fit you in a pair. You'll be convinced. JOHNC. 'oberts LIGHTWEIGHT Mellow black Easy on 'n off CLASSIC CALFSKIN Cushion arch flange Black or brown Including "Yard Wide" ROOMY- COMFORT Black or brown Extra toe room COOL VENTILATED Black or oak brown Woven kid leather PARK FREE on DOWNTOWN Lots—We validate Say "CHARGE IT" at... GIVE DAD MINIATURE SHOES AND SHOE GIFT CERTIFICATE If you are uncertain about the size and style. Certificate good anytime. THIRD AND PIASA * ALTON

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