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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

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Thursday, June 13, 1963
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THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE THREE Council Votes, 11 to 3, To Keep City Band Tax Concerts Will Start Tonight Alton city council voted 11 to 3 Wednesday night to continue a tax for the support of Alton Municipal Band and, as a consequence, the band will open its summer concert season tonight. The initial concert will be in Riverview Park at 8 p.m. The "Barbershoppers" will be a special attraclion. The council acted to continue the band after James LaMarsh, acting manager and librarian of the band, had spoken on behalf of the municipal organization and in connection with a petition signed by 3,150 citizens asking t h e band program be retained. During the discussion, LaMarsh was asked if he would be willing to continue as a member of the band without pay and as a public service if the tax were discontinued. He replied: "No — no more than an alderman should be expected to serve in the council, nor the mayor to serve as liquor commissioner without compensation." LaMarsh urged continuance of the band would cost the average taxpayer only 75 cents to $1 a year. Without city support, he said, the band cannot exist. Action on the band tax was taken after the band committee, through Chairman John McConnell Jr., reported its unanimous opinion that the question of discontinuing tax should be left to a referendum. McConnell said the committee felt that inasmuch as the band tax was originally authorized by a vote of the citizens the question of discontinuing the tax should also be determined by a referendum. A pending resolution for elim- nation of the band tax was then called up by McConnell with recommendation that it be defeated. On rollcall, the resolution was voted down 11 to 3. Casting the three votes for eliminating the tax were Aldermen J. L. Allen, Roy Geltz, and Clifford Dabbs. A number of supporters ol the bund, estimated at 25 to 30, were in the audience. Purchase of City Sweeper Is Deferred Purchase of a street sweeper was deferred by the City Council Wednesday night, and Ihe matter was referred back to the Streets committee for further study. The Council action came after Alderman James McLaughlin, was not satisfied with the two bids which had been received, and had not seen either of the street sweepers. He said trade-in offers on the city's present broken-down sweep* er had been submitted to him, but had not been included in the bids. "The bidding in my opinion is fouled up," McLaughlin said. "The trade-in does make a difference. I think Ihe city is in dire need of a sweeper, but this matter still deserves more study." McLaughlin indicated he would attempt to have the firms which submitted bids demonstrate their sweepers in Alton. HOLLYWOOD (AP) - Dolores Bart, who says her decision was not a hasty one, is giving up one of Hollywood's most promising careers to become a Roman Catholic nun. The blonde actress, a 1948 convert to the Catholic faith, was quoted Wednesday as telling a friend: "I am not leaving anyone or anything behind. I am taking a full and grateful heart with me." Miss Hart, 24, already has entered an unnamed Connecticut convent, her press representative disclosed. Alton City Council Recommends SIU Library Should Be Named for See Two resolutions recommending names for buildings on the SIU Edwardsville campus were presenter to the City Council Wednesday night. One of them was adopted and the other referred to committee. Adopted unanimously was a resolution recommending that the library building under construction at Edwardsville be named the Harold W. See Library, after a former vice president of t h e university who presided over the new campus during its establish- ment. The resolution was introduced by Alredman Maitland Timmer- mier at the last meeting of the Council. Referred to the promotion committee was a resolution by Alderman Louis Bowman that a journalism-communications building planned for the campus he named after Elijah P. Lovejoy, pioneer Alton newspaper editor recognixed as a martyr to freedom of the press after he was killed by a mob and his press destroyed before the Civil War. Actress Dolores Hart In Catholic Convent Barbershoppers To Appear With Municipal Band The Barbershoppers will be a special attraction at the concerts o; the Alton Municipal Band to be held this evening in Riverview Park and Sunday in Rock Spring Park. Concert time for both nights is 8 o'clock. On the program are: "The Purple Pagenat," by King; "Cuban Holiday" by Phillips; "Lust- spiel," by Roberts; "The Trombone King," by King; "March oi the Free People," by Darcy; "Prairie Reflections," by Warrington; "Donkey Serenade," by Friml-Slothart; "Blue Tail Fly," by Grundman; "Siboney," by Lecuona; "March of the Skaters," by Polhamus; "Emblem of Freedom," by King; "Brasses to the Fo e," by Walters; and "B.R. and P. Band" by Rasenkrans. Jean McCormack is director and George Loveless is manager. James F. LaMarsh is acting manager. No discussion on urban renewal and the proposed housing ordinance dwas had at the Alton council meeting Wednesday night. Requests for privilege of the council floor had been made by Alton-Wood River Area Federation of Labor so that three representatives Buddy Davis, Jerry Dalon, and Arvil Pickering could speak on the urban renewal ques- Perfect Shoe for DAD Father's Day, June 16 Here's a Mere 24 Ounces Of Solid Comfort Hush Puppies' breathin' brushed pigskin by Wolverine 9.99 from Imagine ... shoes that weigh a mere 12 ounces each yet can take the roughest wear right in their stride. That's because Hush Puppies are Hell-Cat tanned to wear longer, keep their good-looks longer, shed dirt and everyday soil like a duck sheds water. And, crepe soles cushion every step, steel shanRs give needed support right where you need it. In sizes and widths to fit most everybody. siip-on & Oxfords Shoe Dept. Main Floor HO 5-8851 104 W. Third SUMMER SPECIALS NEW FAMILY ECONOMY SIZE SUN GLASSES 98 Shearburn's ICE CREAM 69 C Va Gal. Gallon $116 1 'Medium rare'is for steak ...not people 50-FT, GARDEN $1 98 HOSE. . 1 * Complete Selection ol Father's Day Cards GOLF BALLS . . . 3 for $1.00 Reg. 98c NEUTRAL SHOE SPRAY... 49c The Answer to the Burning Question* Sun'n Surf SUNBURN CREAM^^T\ SQUIBB tf-oz, Tube 69c 4-oz, Tube $1,25 4-oz, Plastic Bottle $1,25 SOOTHINQ, COOLfNG SUNBURN PROTECT/ON RISE SHAVE CREAM 79c COLGATE FLUORIDE TOOTH PASTE 47c For the first time, a holding spray you can use day alter day and still see your hair's natural gloss shine through. COIL INNERSPRING CAR SEAT Cool Comfort Ride on Air . . M5* LAST 1 88 PHARMACY Starts Alton and Wood Rivtf One Day Service Black & White Film Developing Kodueolor: 2 Days ALTON STORE: Corner Third and Henry S+s. WOOD RIVER: Wood River Ave. ai Edwardsville Rd. Housing Report Deferred Council Doesn't Discuss Urban Renewal tion. But after the labor representatives learned that the related housing measure was not to come up. their floor request through Mayor protem Roy Geitz was withdrawn. The area federation, by resolution, recently urged the council to take action necessary to assure the redevelopment of "dog town" under a pending urban renewal project. Fate of the Dog town renewal project apparently rests on t h e enactment of a housing ordinance acceptable to the federal H&HF Agency. A proposed housing measure, recommended by the City Plan Commission and designed to meet federal approval was referred two weeks ago to the council's housing committee. Alderman Elvis Tarrani. r-hair- and make a factual report, man of the housing committee. "~ last night asked that H report i Yemeni President from his committee on the hrni=- Visiting Bilffllflaf] ing ordinance be rirfrrred to th.-: DAMAS CUS. Syria (APi-Yem- next meeting. rni Pn , sirjf>nt Abdullah Sallal end- He explained yesterda> that hisipr) -, stair visit to Syria today committee had heuun reviewing;and flew to Baghdad for talks the ordinance and the urban re-j with Iraqi loaders on Yemen's ad- newal need, but that it needed Invssion into the proposed Arab more time to complete its studies I Federation. $5 PER MONTH BUYS S100 IN MERCHANDISE! NO MONEY DOWN! June extra value The Sleek Line in Wash & Wear Dress Slacks by Higgins BUY 1 PAIR, SAVE 32%! BUY 2 PAIR, SAVE 35%! HIGGINS REGULAR FIRST QUALITY 9.98 VALUES! Summer-ize your slacks wardrobe! Shape-retaining > slimly flattering ... Ideal weight for Alton's hot, humid summer weather. Brown, deep olive, charcoal, grey, cocoa. Sizes 30-42. Buy by the couple for extra savings! FATHER'S DAY IS JUNE 16TH! 104 W. THIRD ST. HO 5-8851 Alton's Best Department Store! CONVENIENT FREE PARKING IN LOT DIRECTLY BEHIND YOUNGS! Stretch Sox 2 Pair Regular 79c puir. B.V.D. Sport Shirts 1.97 Regular to 3.99 values. Summer Belts 2.22 Regular 2.50 values. Wembley Ties 97c Ruyular to '.!./>() values.

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