Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 17, 1963 · Page 3
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June 17, 1963

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

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MONDAY, JUNE 17,1983 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE THREE DISTANCE COMPRESSED WITH LENS This photo was taken from the Clark Bridge. The lens, which magnifies distant objects, brought Alton's St. Mary's church tower, which is four blocks from the waiting camera, to within apparent- ly a short distance of the Flamingo Motel, directly in foreground. The business houses on Broadway, and St. Mary's school, are in a straight line, like building blocks. Mishap Doesn't Foil Trip Hit on Head by an Axe Woman, 81, Fatally Hurt When Hit by Automobile BUNKER HILL — An 81-year- old woman was fatally injured here at 9:20 a.m. Friday when she was struck by an auto in an alley behind the office of Dr. George Hess. Pronounced dead at 11:30 a.m. at a Litchfield hospital was Mrs. Mable Blakeman. Driver of the auto that struck Mrs. Blakeman, according to a Boy Playing in YardStungFive Times by Wasps Michael Chontofalsky, 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Chonto- falsky, 308 Jefferson St., Alton, was stung five times by wasps Sunday while playing In a neigh- or's yard. He was pronounced OK after treatment at St. Joseph's Hospital. Two other area youths received treatment after being hit by baseball bats. Daniel Crane, 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Crane, Wood Station Road, Alton has.several stitches, taken over his left eye, after being hit by a bat swung by his 11- year-old sister. Joe D. Brazier, 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Brazier, 604 Sixth St., East Alton had 10 stitches taken above his left eye aftei being struck by a bat thrown by his brother. Both were treated at St. Joseph's Hospital. daughter, Mrs.- Roland Scott of Shipman, was Wallace E. Haxel,' 69, of Bunker Hill. r Mrs. Scott said that her mother, vho resided alone here, was en •oute to the Bunker Hill post of!ice and to a shoe repair shop at the time of the accident. Mrs. Blakeman was taken to :he Litchfield hospital in a Jaco}y-Wise ambulance. Woman Hurt in Crash At Belt-Washington Mrs. Edna Wyman, 47, of 27 E. Elm St., suffered minor in juries in a two-car collision on Iho Beltline at Washington Avenue Sunday afternoon. The cars were driven by hei husband, William, 47, and Fred Holmes, 1712 Bozza St. Holmes was charged with traffic violation. A 65-year-old Cottage Hill man is not going to let a thin like hitting himself on top of th head with an axe keep him from making his trip to California. Clyde Thomas, 122 Cottage AV it this morning for the We with .seven stitches in his seal Thomas was digging a sms drainage ditcli with an axe. 0 the downstroke the blade hit rope while he was bringing over his head. The blade was d fleeted and hit him on top the head. He was treated at St. Joseph Hospital. In another accident, Gu Douglas Jr. 33, 2012 Lewis S Alton had seven stitches take in his right foot after a chain saw slipped while he svas cutting a tree and the saw struck his fool. Guild to Meet The executive board of the Wesleyan Service Guild of Main Street Methodist Church will meet 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Mrs. C. O'Donnell, 2522 Salu St. To Delinquents *.. Final Notice Given on Tax Former Roxana Teacher Hurt in Crash Final notices for payment of verdue personal property taxes vere mailed today by City reasurer M. O. Elliott to about W Alton property owners whose ecounts are still shown delin- uent. on the Alton tax books. Elliott said that mailing oi the otices follows balancing of the \lton books, completed last Fri- ay, and their return today to the bunty treasurer George Musso. Posting of late payments and alancing of the tax books, said Jllibtt, showed his total collection f Alton taxes at a new figure f $3,247,385. This, in round fig- res, is an increase of $30,000 ov- r the collection made here last r ear. Elliott said he had not yet ob- ained a firm figure on outstand- ng personal property accounts, e c a u s e some have been jaid since June 1 to the county reasurer and no check-out be- ween the two offices has yet Richard Tendick. 42. of Chicago, a former Roxana school teacher, is in serious condition at St. Louis County Hospital today after he was injured at 1:30 a.m. Sunday in an automobile accident. Tendick, who terminated his j when he was struck by an auto- 1 port. service in the Roxana school ( mobile driven by Gustave E. j Tendick taught English in Rox- system in June of 1962. was struck by a northbound car in the 9400 block of Malls Ferry Road in Jennings. Police said he \vas n ennngs. oc standing behind his parked carl amputated, according : to i the ^ re- iarajhjpe_years._ i Marx, 43. of Florissant. Mo. ana Junior-Senior High School and Tendick was pinned between the : was sponsor of the school dra- bumpers and his risht leg was'matics club. He taught in Rox- Represent Alton at Metro Meet The Alton city treasurer's of- ice was represented today at the Metro-East Conference of the Fi- lancial Problems Program at Hoi day Inn, Edwardsville, by the deputy city treasurer, Mrs. Alvina Watson, and Mrs. Lillian Adams The conference program was arranged n cooperation with Southern Illinois University anc was to deal in major part wit! financial problems of Madison and St. Clair counties. Dr. Seymour Z. Mann, directoi of the administrative affairs pro- ram of SIU was to preside a the all-day session. First item on the program was a "Summary o mplications of the Madison-St Clair Fiscal Study" to be presented by Dr. Leo Cohen, profes sor of the economics and busi ness division of the university and its faculty staff member fo the public affairs program. Hi presentation was to be followec by an extended discussion pro gram. City Treasurer M. O. Elliott sail it was impossible for him to ai tend the program but that he ha arranged for his office to be con petently represented in order tha a report on the conference fine ings and discussions could be had for the city finance department. been possible. "Any property owners receiv ing final notices, but who have already sent payments to the county treasurer's office, may disregard the Alton notices," said Elliott. Mailing started today may not e completed for one or two days more. The 10 Alton real estate books —1 land and 9 lot books — were aken to the county treasurer's ffice today. Bloodmobile for Amoco Employes The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be sponsored by employ- es of the American Oil Co. June 19, from 10:30 to 3:30 p.m. The visit will be held in the Mechanical Shops of the company. The next bloodmobile visit will be July 26 in Bethalto. 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