Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 20, 1963 · Page 3
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, June 20, 1963
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THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE THREE Wheat Harvest in Process More postal zone numbers for communities in the Telegraph area, under the Post Office Department's new "Zip-Code" num- 5erlng system, to go ino effect July 1 were announced today. It was announced in the Telegraph Friday that a multi-num- jer system applied to post offices of 50 or more postal carriers or who anticipate having 50 carriers in the next 10 years. Those published today have only a single number. A post office spokesman at Chicago said that the new system applies to all communities throughout the country, which means that each will have a 5- GETS ROYAL TREATMENT Charles Mintort, West Alton farmer, brought in the first wheat Wednesday. It was examined by Harold Gaffney, center, elevator man and Hubert Smith, assistant mill superintendent for Feavey Mills, Russell-Miller division. It is a red Monon variety, soft wheat grown especially for requirements of the flour industry. ' TR UCK DUMPED IN MINUTES Mintert, left, watches his truck load of wheat dumped in a minute or less, the whole 250 bushels going into the truck is hoisted at the front until all the grain pours through the rear end, and is weighed before and after dumping. floor to a conveyor where it is distrib- Some trucks bring as much as 600 uted through the milling process. The bushels, or 20 tons. Girl Bitten by Dog A 5-year-old Alton girl was treated at St. Joseph's Hospital Wednesday after the dog she reached down to pet, bit her. Laurie Thompson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Thompson o£ 3807 Omega St. received cuts near her mouth. Mrs. Thompson said that the dog had recently been injured. ROME — A soccer training school has been established in Italy by the Italian Football Association. Mickey Rooney Claims Bankruptcy LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Mickey Rooney claims he's bankrupt despite earnings of $12 million in 30 years. Rooney, 40, testified at a bankruptcy hearing Wednesday that "practically everything I've made in the past 15 years has been attached" for taxes or other debts. Eyelets Washable—Dacron-Polyesrer 2 Watches Stolen Two wristwatches were taker from a display at the Elm Streei Market, 51 E. Elm St., between Monday and Wednesday, police were told Wednesday afternoon William Hamer, owner, said the watches were valued at $8.95 each Area Postal Zones Listed ligit number. Only post offices j the last two digits to be used with 50 or more carriers will lave multiple combinations of the )-digit numbers, he said. Alton as four such numbers. Under the system, the numeral '6" stands for the geographical area, "2" designates the state, 'O" is the sectional center and License of Area Driver Is Revoked The driver's license of one area motorist has been revoked and that of another suspended, it was announced today by the sec retary of state's office. The license of Melvin L. Brown 331 Oak St., Cottage Hills, was revoked after he was convicted of driving while intoxicated in Ed wardsville. The license of Janet K. Butler 823 Corbin St., Bethalto, was suspended for two months after she was convicted of violating a restriction on her license. Probationary permits were issued to Parker P. Powell, 6 Washington Place, Edwardsville, and Vondell F. Sackman, 1263 State St., Alton. 72 Blood Units Donated in One Day Amoco Visit A total of 72 units of blood were collected Tuesday at a one- day Red Cross bloodmobile sponsored by the employes of American Oil Co. Eighty-two persons appeared to donate however, 1C were rejected for various medical reasons. Seventy-seven units were credited to American Oil Co. and five were directed donations to patients outside the chapter area. The next bloodmobile will be held • at the File Gymnasium in Bethalto, July 26 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wheaton College Choir in Europe BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP)--Forty-five members of the Wheaton (111.) College male choir on tour in Europe, were received Wednesday by the prime minis- tef of Northern Ireland, Capt Terence O'Neill. The choir gave a concert later in the city auditorium. Misses and Half Sizes $1198 17 We Validate Parking: Tickets ScKoeffers ALTON SPECIAL SELLING Italio Surf Sandals Regularly to $5.99 • Unmistakably Italian • Incredibly low priced! Cork wedge flatties with a lot of dash! Soft supple leather in rich Suntan color. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••I TENNIS SHOES Beige Black White SIZES B—4 ft-10 N—6-10 SO77 2 R*g. to 3.99 HO 5-8851 designate either a post office or a zone in a zoned city. As previsouly announced, Alton's prefix fill be 620 to which will be added two-digit numbers according to where the individual's mail is delivered. ZIP-Code numbers are design- ed to speed mail deliveries and reduce the chance of mis-sent mail. All citizens are urged to learn their patricular code number and use it on all correspondence. ZIP-Code numbers for other communities in the Telegraph area are as follows: Wood River, 62095: Roxana, 62(184; Cottage Hills, 62018; East Alton, 62024; Hartford. 62048; Godfrey, 62035; Elsah, 62028; Brighton, 62012; Bethalto 62010; Moro, 62067; South Roxana, 62087; Piasa, 62079; Chautauqua, 62029; Edwardsville. 62025; Bunker Hill, 62014; West Alton, 63386. Jerseyville, 62052; Carlinville, 62626; Carrollton, 62016; Hardln, 62047; Batchtown, 62006; Brussels, 62013; Chesterfield, 62630; Dorsey, 62021; Eldred, 62027; Fidelity, 62030; Grafton, 62037; Greenfield, 62044; Hamel, 62046; Kane, 62054; Medora, 62063; Shipman 62685; White Hall, 62092; and Worden, 62097. 104 W. Third HO 5-8851 SPECIAL PURCHASE OF JUNIOR •fa keep you coal and Save you money. SAVE UP TO 48% ON JONATHAN LOGAN & HELEN WHITINGS! Sun Bright Sleeveless Shifts. Solids and Prints. Size: 5 to 15. Pastel Dacron and Polyester. Waistline Shifts fully lined). Sizes 5 to 15. Regular Up To 14.98 Values Prints on White Background. Sleeveless, Pleated Skirts. All Dacron. Size 5 to 15. Seersucker. Black, White, Pink and Maizes. Lace trim. Size 5 to 15. Dresses Not Exactly as Sketched $5 PER MONTH BUYS UP TO $100.00 IN MERCHANDISE!

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