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PAGE EIGHTEEN ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH MONDAY, JUNE 17, 1963 Ripples^ find Outdoors with Harold Brand Alt-Wood Drops 2-1 Decision Obituaries Alexander Fish Destruction IlHnois lost well over a third ol a million fish by water pollution in 19fi2, according to a nationwide rrporl by the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Some of the areas affected were fairly close to Alton. In Richland Creek near Belle- villr 100 per cent of the fish or an estimated 4.17] fish were de- the Missouri shore by .T. A. er, 3607 Berkeley Ave. The fish I breaker' sTJTdia y afternoon was a 12-pounder. Reeder's grand- Troy. son. .Irff Clayton. 9. and Kenny! Schmidt, South Roxana also were in the boat. The group couldn't hardly believe it themselves seeing such a large perch. Jeff became so excited and jumped around the boat so much that his grandfather hough! the youngster might turn- Mrs. Mnyme (Spellman) Alex- Innder. 72, of 306 Dry St.. died at ROXANA — The Alt- W oodU:15 p.m. Saturday in St. Joseph's !Flyers of thr Southwest Tnter-CityJMospilal, where she had been a League lost a 2-1 heart- patient since April 22. stroved. IP Horseshoe Lake near " 1 " u * 1 " ""- >»«'«»«« »»«'" "'" • n^;,i,« r. i( ,, mn ™,. „„„. ~f .),„ hle overboard and become fish Klockenkcniper was the toujjh luck loser, allowing seven hits, striking out 10 and \\nlklng three. Weismeyer was the winner, giving up five hits, striking out five and issuing three walks. Troy scored the winning run in Granite City 100 per cent of thej fish were killed or an estimated | 17.824 fish. In Macoupin Creek i near Carlinville 27,341 fish tverej destroyed. Anotlie 17,930 fish were destroyed in the Big Muddy River near Carliondale. The largest single destruction was 176,523 fish in the Spoon River near Dahinda, 111. There were many others throughout the state. Clean waters are a national problem. Some of the reported causes of the fish fills were due to crop spraying, ruptured under- Conservation Dea white perch as bait himself. The Illinois partmenl lists freshwater drum. State records show the largest drum caught, in Illinois was taken in 1955 by Mrs. Irene Dunne, Kcwanec. III., in the Hcnnepin Canal. Ordinarily, the bigger white perch are caught by commercial fishermen. Dnnker Candidate The. Dunkers Club gained a new candidate recently and the po- potenlial Dunker has been mighty quiet about it. We'll help Charles Slahl of the Alton Police Depart- water lines of oils and chemicals, ment keep his spcret by no , ta , k . hot water from power plants, dis- the ninth inning. Smith extended h I s hitting streak for tlte Flyers to eight games and Milligan collected his seventh hit in three games for the losers. Alt-Wood will play the Mercers in Granite City next Sunday. Troy (2) Player Alt-Wood (1) charge of milk and numerous other causes. Efforts to keep waters clean are now underway on local, state and national levels. President Kennedy also has appointed a ing about it. During a recent fishing trip, he reached over the center line of gravity' from a boat to recover a bobber. He joined the bobber. Will Present Awards Three conservation merit AB R H Player AB R H I 0 0 Mllllsan 4 0 0 Hlebeck 3 0 1 Smith 4 1 1 Mnsterson 4 0 2 Bunnester 4 1 0 Hewitt 3 n 0 Reynolds 0 0 0 Kins 1 - 0 0 Elmore 3 .Velsmeyer 302 Cobb 2 0 0 Greenley 1 Seymore 3 0 1 Klocken- kemper Kirsch Lewis Turley Sweeney Scott Gause Stone Kocnlg Kennies 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n i 0 0 2 0 1 Totals 36 2 7 Totals 31 1 5 Inning: 123456780 U H E Troy 010000001—2 7 Alt-Wood 000001000—1 5 Water Pollution Control Board. Ontdoor Writer's Meeting The Outdoor Writer's Associa- tionof America, Inc., which has more than 1,300 members meets this week in Erie, Perm. This writer, a member, will combine business with pleasure and attend the meetings as well as vacation for two weeks. Kozicky, aforementioned in this column, and John Madson, Godfrey, Chief of Information for the Conservation Department at Olin, East Alton, both members, also will attend the annual convention. Took Big White Perch An unusually large white perch was taken on a rod and reel last Wednesday evening from a boat below Alton Locks and Dam off Kelso Back; Candy Spots Needs Rest Kelso comes out of drydock this week to renew his bid for a fourth straight horse-of-the-year title And Candy Spots should be pu sway in some quiet pasture for a ong-needed vacation. Kelso, rested since winning the 5100,000 Campbell Memorial March 23 a Bowie, returns to ac- ion Wednesday at Aqueduct. Candy Spots, the big Calif ornia- jred colt who was touted as an- ither Man '0 War last winter, vas beaten lor the third time in lis career Saturday— this time by lie unheralded B. Major in the 113,333 Chicagoan at Wasliington ^ark. An odds-on favorite again at 1 r\ 9 Rnv TTllcwnrlh'c «nr\ttoH cral- awards will be presented Sunday June 23 at Tea Lakes Wildlife Demonstration area near Tea, Mo., by I)r. Edward Kozicky, Godfrey, Director of Conservation for tiie Olin-Matliieson Chcmica Cor., East Alton. Recipients of the awards are: James Cagney, Beverly Hills, Calif.; Charles H. Calllson, New York; and Mrs. Arthur J. Krueger, Webster Groves, Mo. Another person will accept the award for Cagney who is unable to be present. A new youth shelterhouse, constructed from the Globe Democrat's Old Newsboy Fund, on the 200-acre area also will be dedicated. The area is 76 miles west of St. Louis on Highway 50. Cassius Clay Gets Chance To Fight, Too By MURRAY ROSE Associated Press Sports Writer It's put up or shut up for Cassius Clay in London Town Tuesday night when he meets Henry Cooper, the British and Empire hea\'yiveight champion. Most of Britain and most of the expected capacity crowd of 55,000 in outdoor Wembley Stadium will be rooting for the London plasterer to nail Cassius with his left hook and rock him to sleep for he count of ten. But most feel sadly that it won't happen. The Louisville Loudmouth, whose popularity in Britain matches that of a swarm of mosquitoes at a beach, is a 5-1 favorite to whip Ole 'enery in the 10-rounder. Clay, 21, has an 18-0 record, including 14 knockouts. He is the No. 2 contender although his prestige was considerably deflated bv loper lost a neck decision to Max Gluck's B. Major, who charged home for an $81.20-for-$2 payoff. B. Major, whipped by the western star in two big ones, finally caught up with him in Chicago and smashed the track record. The IMt-mile Chicagoan was the seventh straight $100,000 race for Candy Spots this season. They've been working him like a horse, and he's got to be tired. It was his fifth race in six weeks againsl the best 3-year-olds who could be tin-own at him, and something had to give. Candy Spots picked up another 520,000 as B. Major clocked 1 minute, 47 1-5 seconds to smash the 1:51. record set recently by Formal Gen. B. Major, whose great est claim to fame was victory last winter in the Everglades Stakes at Hialeah, collected $68,333. Indianans Win AtDragivay Two Indiana drivers from Washington took the top prize in the gas meet Sunday at the Alton Dragway. Eliminator winners for the day were as follows: Top eliminator: Calamia and Murray from St. Louis, in an AA-D double A dragster for 9.58— 109.81. Competition eliminator: Larry Phillips of Springfield, 111. with his C dragster. Bike eliminator: Jerry Elhof- ler of Alton with his D bike. Junior eliminator: Jerry Dodson of St. Louis in a Chevrolet that turned 13.65—105.00 mph. Little eliminator: B. Schmidt of St. Louis with Ms Corvette turned 14.57—97.00. Stock eliminator: Clyde Brad- sliaw of Granite City took Stock eliminator with 13.28—112.50 in his 1963 Plymouth. Junior Stock eliminator: Warren Myers of Wood River with his running Chevrolet took Junior Stock with 13.70-105.00. Powder Puff eliminator: Betty Myers of St. Louis, driving a Chevrolet, took first with 14.8691.00. U. S. Netters Smash Iran » By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS England,. South Africa, Spaii and Sweden gained the Europear Zone Davis Cup tennis semifinals with weekend quarter-final victories, while the United States polished off Iran 5-0 in first round American Zone competition. England eliminated Russia from European Zone play 4-1 by sweep- ng a pair of single matches Saturday. Bobby Wilson defeated Alexander Metreveli 7-5, 8-6, 6-2 and Mike Sangster downed Toomas Leus 6-4, 6-4, 6-3. England next plays Spain, vhich scored a 4-1 triumph over France. South Africa takes on Iweden in the other semifinal. The United States easily won its ast two single matches against ran for a sweep in first round competition. Allen Fox of Los Angeles polished off Reza Akbari of Iran 6-1, 6-0, 6-0 and Don Dell, 3ethesda, Md., downed Reza's brother Taghe 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Drag Races Slated For White Hall his failure to make Doug Jones "fall in four" and by his narrow, disputed decision over the ?188- pound New Yorker. Clay, a 205-pounder, has trumpeted that Cooper, ,v>\o weighs about 188, will "fall in five." Cooper, 29, is ranked fourth by the World Boxing Association, and eighth by Ring Magazine. He has a 27-9-1 record, including four straight victories. The cockney has 18 kayoes to his credit and has been stopped five limes. Dupas, Moyer FigJit Again BALTIMORE (AP)-What's so rare these days as an Irish lighter and a boxer. Both will be in the ring tonight at the Civic Center where Ralph Dupas of New Orleans and Denny Moyer of Portland, Ore., are scheduled for a 15-round rematch for the junior middleweight championship. Dupas lifted the shiny new crown from Moyer by a split decision in his home town April 29. The new division was created only last year by the World Boxing Association. Both are expected to be almost on the mark for the maximum 154 pound weight. Scoring will be on T system of awarding the winner •)f each round five points and the .oser four or less and five each if iven. There radio broadcast. will be no television or BASEBALL HEROES By THE ASSOCIATE!) I'KKSS PITCHING - Nick Willhite, Dodgers, 22-year-old left-hander called up from Spokane to the Los Angeles Dodgers, pitched a 2-0 shutout in his major league debut, against the Chicago Cubs. He struck out six and allowed only live hits. —Roman Mejias, Red Sox, unable to get his batting average up to smashed three .200 all season, home runs in a doubleheader sweep over Balti- nore. WHITE HALL — Stan Lomo- ino of Virden, and his record wider flat-headed dragster, will )e featured in the drag races Tuesday night at the Hawk farm, northwest of White Hall, on Rte. 06. Lomolino has turned speeds excessive of 140 m.p.h. over one- quarter mile distances. The races are sponsored weekly by the Con- juistadores. American Legion Plays Two Games The Alton American Legion Post 126 baseball team will host Maryville today at 6 p.m. at the Alton High School field. Tuesday night at 6 o'clock the Altonians entertain Cahokia on the same field. Both are league games. USC Slams Way to NCAA Crown, 5-2 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Southern California University is the NCAA baseball champion for an unprecedented fourth time. The Trojans accomplished tho feat Sunday night by wliip- plug Arizona, 5-2. Walt Peterson went the distance for (he winners, giving up seven hits. The Trojans fought back to win the title after losing their opening game of the double elimination meet. Southern Cal jumped to a 5-0 lead before Arizona could score twice in the sixth frame. Catcher Ilud Hollowell, voted the tourney's outstanding player, slammed hlg fourth horn or in a* many Kiinifs for DSC in Hie .second inning. Gary Hotmail poked a two-run blasts for USC in the fifth. It was the third NCAA title for the Trojans this year, having won the track and wimrning crowns plus the Rose Bowl football game. In failing health for several years, she had previously been a patient at St. Anthony's Hospital for three weeks. Mrs. Alexander retired as deputy treasurer of Madison County in 1962, a position she had held for 20 years. She begun her work in the treasurer's office under the late Peter Fil/gerald on Dec. 7, 1942. Mrs. Alexander had been a li: long resident of Alton except fo four years when she lived in S Louis with her late husband, wh died 28 years ago. Born in Alto on Nov. •], 1890. she was th daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs William D. Spellman. She was member of .SS Peter and Paul Catholic: Church and had attendee grade school at S.S. Peter an Paul's dchool. She also attende the Ursuline Business Convent. Survivors include a sister, Mrs Charles A. Vanpreter of East Al ton; two brothers, William P. ani James E. of Alton; and two ne phews, William Vanpreter of Den ver, Colo., and Charles A. Van preter Jr., of Roxana. The body is at the Staten Chap e! where friends may call afte 4 p.m. today. Rosary will be re cited Monday at 8 p.m. Requien High Mass will be sung Tuesday at 9 a.m. in SS Peter and Paul's Church. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery. daughter. Mrs. Charles S. Puntney of East St. Louis. In addition to her daughter, survivors include a son, Dr. William T. Hoehner, DOS, of Belleville; three sisters, Mrs. James Barrett, Mrs. William Stofft and Mrs. C. J. Acker, all of Alton; and three grandchildren. Two brothers preceded her in death. Funeral services are being conducted at 2 p.m. today at the Baldus Funeral Home in Belleville b the Rev. Arthur Smith, pastor the First Presbyterian C h u r c 1 East St. Louis. Burial will be ii the Walnut Hill Cemetery. McGee In failing health for about nine months, Mrs. Irene McGee, 48, of 512 Sering Ave., died at 9:35 p.m. Sunday in St. Joseph's Hospital, where she had been a patient since Friday. Daughter of Mr. 0. Hale of Alton, and Mrs. W. Mrs. McGee vas born Sept. 5, 1914 in Murray, Ky., and was married to Ro- >ert McGee in Murray in 1931. She was a member of the Edvards Street Assembly of God Church in Alton. In addition to her husband and >arents, Mrs. McGee is survived y two sons, Jimmy, of Foster 'ownship, and Ronald of Alton; ivo brothers, John and James lale, both of Alton; a sister, Mrs. Vera Bowen of Alton and >ne grandchild. A son and a >rother preceded her in death. The body is at the Smith Funeral Home in Alton where riends may call alter 7 p.m. today. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. n the Edwards Street Assembly of God Church by the Rev. .loyd Shoemaker. Burial will be in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens. Smithson Mrs. Laura E. Smithson, 82, of )37 E. Ferguson Ave., Wood Hiver, died at 9 a.m. today at St. Joseph's Hospital, where she lad been a patient for' 15 days. Bom in Pike County near Pitts- ield on Dec. 13, 1880, she was he daughter of the late Mr. and Vlrs. John Cunningham. She mov- 'd with her parents to Clarksville, do., and then at age 18, moved o Girard, 111., where she lived until she moved to Wood River 26 /ears ago. She was married to the late Os:ar Smithson in 1904 in Macoupin County. He preceded her in death n 1940. Mrs. Smithson was also sreceded in death by her daugh- ei\ Dorothy, in 1937. Survivors include her son, Har- Id, of Rte. 2, Edwardsville, a ister, Mrs. Pearl Massa of Wood River and four grandchildren. Vlrs. Smithson was a member of he First Methodist Church in Vood River and tl: iunday School Class. The body is at the Marks Mort- lary in Wood River where friends nay call after 7 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be conduct- at 2 p.m. Thursday at the fu- leral home by the Rev. Edwin Grant. Burial will be in Upper Alton Cemetery- Massey Ovid B. Massey, H died Mulkeytown Friday at 1:30 p.rr He is a former resident of th Wood River area. His widow, Willie Massey, hi mother, Mrs. Mary Massey, an one brother, Kenneth, survive. Friends may call after 1 p.m Sunday at Gilbert's Funeral Horn in Christopher. Funeral service will be in the Christopher Metl odisl Church at 2 p.m. Monday. Blakeman BUNKER HILL — F u n e r a services for Mrs. Mable Blakeman, 81, %vho was fatally injurei lere Friday morning when struck by an auto, will be held at 2 p m. Tuesday from the Mackey Fu neral Home in Murrayville. Burial will be in the Murray- ille Cemetery. Survivors are: three daughters, Mrs. Mrs. Roland Scott of Shipman, Junior Hayes of Bunker •Mil and Mrs. Roy Gee of Arroyo Grande, Calif.; two sons, Leonard of Normal, 111., and John Jr., >f Hudson, 111.; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. xised fire protection districl vhlch would include Brighton anc lasa and adjacent farm territory vere discussed at a public meet- Owens EDWARDSVILLE — Charles wens, 84, of 812 Highland Ave., retired coal miner, died at 3:15 m. Sunday. Employed for 52 ears in area mines, he had been n Edwardsville resident for 80 ears. Born April 3, 1879 at Wanda, son of the late William and ennessee Owens, he was mar- ed to the former Miss Louise ak, who survives. Mrs. Owens lakes her home with a daughter, firs. Earl Stutzer of Oak Park, /lien. A second daughter, Miss Armenia Owens of Edwardsville Iso survives. Friends may call after 7 p.m. onight at the Lesley Marks Fu- eral Home, where private fam- y services will be held at 2 p.m. uesday. Interment will be in St. ames Cemetery, Ft. Russell bwnship. Bennette Hoehner Cut Flowers Floral Arrangements Member F.T.D, LEO WILLIS JR. Alton Floral Phone 466-1238 Evening 466-3617 A former Alton resident, Mrs. Sophie Hoehner, 82, died Friday afternoon in Christian Welfare Hospital in East St. Louis, where she had been a patient since Wednesday. The widow of William C. Hoehner of Belleville, she was born in Alton on Aug. 8, 1880, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry 0. and Louise Tonsor. She had been making her home with her EDWARDSVILLE — Mrs. Anna darie Bennette, 42, of 303 Fourth t., died at 10:50 p.m. Sunday at St. Joseph's Hospital, Alton, where she had been a patient since Thursday. Born here Jan. 20, 1921, daughter of Mrs. Mary Kribs of Edwardsville and the late Harold A. Kribs, she was married Oct. 7, 1943, to Ralph Bennette. Surviving besides her moth er and husband are three sons and a daughter, Sherin, James, Ran dy and Robert Bennette. A broth ber, Harold J. Kribs, and a twii sister, Mrs. Clifford Dain, both Edwardsville, also survive. She was a member of St. Boni face Church and the Daughters o Isabella. Requiem Mass is to be read a 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Boniface Church by the pastor, the Rev Father Ralph Guido. Friends may call after 7 p.m Tuesday at Lesley Marks Funer al Home, where the Rosary is to be recited at 8 p.m. Wednesday FIRE DISTRICT John Long (left) of Piasa and Bill Jones, the latter a member of Brighton Village Board, look over map of proposed fire protection district in the Brighton-Piasa area at a public meeting at Brighton School Saturday night. Brighton-Piasa Fire District Vote June 29 BRIGHTON — Details of a pro-1 ing Saturday night at West Grade Riopelle Interment In Alton Cemetery Funeral services for Constanine P. Riopelle were conducted riday at 2 p.m.» in the State liapel. Burial was in the Alton 'ity Cemetery. Pallbearers were Robert chweickhardt, Charles Stark, eorge Stemm, Leo Ripelle, Har- Riopelle and James Staten. Mrs. Wright Burial In St. Patrick's Funeral services for Mrs. Nonie right were conducted at 10 a.m. xlay in S.S. Peter and Paul's atholic Church. The Rev. Father enard Lobocki conducted the lass. Burial was in St. Patrick's emetery. Pallbearers were John Lewis, dward Broderich, A. S. Rathgeb, rover Tipsword, George Wege- er, and Edward Allen. School. Election on formation of a district has been set for June 29. The proposed district has en assessed valuation between $7 and $8 million and a maximum tax rate of $1 per $1,000 would yield between $7,000 and $8,000 in annual revenue. Hubert A. Hall of Wheeling, m., representing Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts Inc., suggested that the annual Betsey Ann Pcnic, staged in Brighton to iinance the present Betsey Ann Fire Department in Brighton be continued, since revenue under present tax laws would not fully support an adequate fire department. He said that efforts are under way to change the tax law to provide for more revenue. Warren Little of Belleville, representing Illinois Inspection Bureau, discussed possible fire protection improvements and their ffect on lowering fire insurance rates. WILD ROSE With the fading of climbing domestic roses in the Telegraph area, wild roses are starting to bloom. These were photographed along Bock Spring Park road. Illinois Coed Is National CollegeQueen NEW YORK Lynn Sorenson, (AP) - Karen 21, a blue-eyed blonde junior at the University of Arizona, was chosen National College Queen Sunday night. Miss Sorenson, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Arthur V. Sorenson of Wilmette, III., was crowned by last year's queen, Cecelia Harrison, a 20-year-old senior at Utah State University. Miss Sorenson's father is as- CARDIFF — A Welsh farmer- has patented a device which will wash cows walking through it in the same manner that automobiles are now cleaned at five minute car washes. STREEPER FUNERAL HOME 1620 WASHINGTON sistant general purchasing agent for the Santa Fe Railroad. She has studied interior design in college and plans to become an Interior designer. The winner was chosen from 12 regional finalists after 10 days of competitive events In cooking, manners, fashion, general knowl- ege and other areas. About 5,000 girls from 600 colleges and universities had entered the contest. WE INVITE COMPARISON Are Proud of Establishment Facilities, Service and Moderate Costs. MAKE FAMILY NIGHT! ALTON IRENE McGEE Services 3 :30 p.m. Wednesday Edwards Street. Assembly of God Church ALTON-WOOD RIV BEIHALTO JAMES D. McCLOSKEY, M.D. Services 9:00 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Church. Burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery. In stale at the Chapel. Rosary recited at 8:00 p.m. Monday. ALTON SHOP TILL 9 P.M. A & P Feed Stores 411 Flaw Biedermem Furniture 202-204 PlMft Carson Jewelry 215 W. 3rd Franklin Union MO JB. Broad**? Hurwlrz Jewelers 212 W. 8rd J & R Auto Stores Spiegel Catalog Deck 400 Belle L ft L Furniture 4th and Plaia 8te. Myers Brothers 8rd and Plata gte. Paul's Fabric. MM State St. Schoeffer's 108 W. Ird Sears Roebuck Co. 805-38 Ptau Slock Furniture 203 W. 3rd Stone Iros. 118 W. Third St. Thrifty Drao; m Belle Thrift Hardware 000 Belle PARKING METERS

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