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June 20, 1963

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 5

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THURSDAY, JUNE 20,1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE FIVE Rock Break* Window Lawrence Thompson, 1224 Alton St., told police rocks had been thrown through a picture window of a house he owned at 436 E. 10th St. Tuesday night or Wednesday. DISCOUNT! LADIES' Wedge and Stacked Heels • TIES • CASUALS Nationally Advertised 12.95 sellers. Sizes 4 to 12 M, N and S M AC widths liSf!) Others from $2.99 to $6.93 WESTEtlft SHOE STORES 804-06 E. Broadway Rev. Baerwald Elected VP Of Lutheran District Synod The Rev. Reuben C. Baerwald, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, Alton, was elected 2nd vice president of the Southern Illinois District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod this week. He was elected at the 36th convention, attended by area Lutheran pastors and lay delegates, at Concordia Lutheran Church in Granite City. Alfred M. Buls, Granite City, was re-elected persident. Other district officers were: The Rev. Herman F. Neunaber, Belleville, first vice president; the Rev. Edward Lutz, Belleville, secretary; and Clarance Nordmeyer, Ches- ter, treasurer. Pastor Bearwald was formerly the district youth commission chairman. He delivered an essay on "Discipleship" at the convention. Another essay delivered was on "Our Christian Mission," by the Rev. Edwin Kolb of Centralia. The Rev. Theodore Nickel, D.D., Chicago, Synod second vice president, was the guest preacher at IBie opening Monday. He reported that the Synod now has more than 2,500,000 members in the United States. Adopted at the convention, attended by about 200 pastors, Attend Wedding CARROLLTON — Mr. and Mrs. Martin Crane went to Gerald, Mo. Saturday to attend the wedding of their nephew, Bruce Crane, son of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Crane of Peoria, and Miss Carol Ann Vogt, RN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer G. Vogt. The young couple will reside in St. Louis where Crane is a medical student at Washington University and Mrs. Crane will continue work as a nurse. FIJI — Tourist travel to the South Sea Island is up 24 per cent. teachers and laymen, were resolutions to pray for peace, that Christian citizens work to maintain the rights of all regardless of race, creed or color and that legislators be encouraged to provide more adequate legislation concerning fair housing practices. 4 From Edwardsville Admitted to Hospital EDWARDSVILLE — Four area residents were admitted Wednesday to St. Joseph's Hospital, Highland, and five patients were discharged. Admitted were: Alan Halbe, 1024 Longfellow; Mrs. Mary Jaros, Rte. 4; Mrs. Lucille Tabor, Rte. 4; Erwin Langendorf, 1244 Emerson. Dicharged were: Mrs. Mary Becker, 1105 Longfellow, Mitton Siegrist, 227 Adams; Mrs. Phyllis Dicks, Rte. 5; Mrs. Emma S p e c k m a n, 217 McKinley; Mrs. Clara Southard, Rte. 1. SAN SALVADOR — Several projects for building fruit juice canneries are being studied in El Salvador. JctseyvHle Notes JERSEYVTLLE — Mrs. Ruth Cooper of Coats, Kansas, came to Jerseyville Tuesday to visit Mrs. H. G. Neely for a time. She is formerly of Jerseyville. Mrs. Nelle Lane of Lansing, Mich., will be a guest over the weekend of Mrs. Louella Penniman, who resides at 104 Goodrich St. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Allen, who have been residing at 918 Sumner St., have moved to Brighton. Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Roady have moved from 905 West Exchange Street to 215 Goodrich to the residence formerly occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Bob Wetherell and family. The Wetherells have moved to Champaign where Wetherell is studying for a master of extension education degree at the University of Illinois, majoring in agronomy. He has been assistant farm adviser in Jersey County for five years. Mrs. Marcus J. Ryan of Jerseyville has returned from Milwau kee, Wis., where she spent the past week attending the conven tion of the General Federation of Women's Clubs. 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But it wasn't all one-way traf- ic. A Circuit Court judge banned collection of Indiana's new 2-per cent retail sales tax, ruling it unconstitutional. And his action, just days before the July 1 effective date of the tax, turned the state's iscal order into chaos. Nevada's lawmakers boosted he sales tax rate from 2 to ?er cent. But the voters vetoed he increase in a referendum. Wisconsin legislation to replace he selective sales tax with a general sales tax was vetoed by the BROADWAY and PIASA ALTON, ILLINOIS tates. governor. The Illinois Legislature has ailed to approve Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley's program of special taxes on sales, cigarette; and alcoholic beverages. Commerce Clearing House, i private agency that serves busi ness with such information, resorted Wednesday that "state leg slatures are boosting rates and adding new taxes at a fast clip !o meet rapidly rising revenue needs." 'State tax growth is reflected in the whopping budgets submitted in key states for the coming fiscal year," it said. "California plans to raise a.nd spend $3.25 billion, New York $2.8 billion and Michigan $1.4 billion. "Taken together, these three budgets total $7.5 billion. In 1948, all 48 states collected only $7.7 billion." Kerner Says e/ Trade Growth Is Necessary CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Otto Kerner helped open the fifth annual Chicago International Wednesday with a plea for increased foreign trade. Kerner said Illinois is already one of the nation's greatest export states. But he said trade expansion must continue if Illinois is to find the 750,000 extra jobs it will need in the next 10 years. Thirty-four nations including the United States and Canada have set up displays of their wares at IVIcCormick Place, the lakefront exhibition hall where the 19-day fair will be held. A two-day World Marketing Conference, held in conjunction with the fair, wound up Wednesday, after hearing an address by Edwin P. Neilan, president of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States. The business spokesman said all free nations should get the benefit of any tariff cuts worked out between the United States and the European Common Mar- Mattoon Man Finds Baby In Paper Bag MATTOON, 111. (AP) — Noises which sounded like "cats fight- ng" roused James Sam Campbell from his easy chair Wednesday night. He stepped outside to invest!- jate. Just as he turned to go back, he sported a brown paper >ag under a tree. He opened it. Inside wrapped in a pillow slip was a 7-pound baby boy. Campbell called police and rushed the white child to Mattoon Memorial Hospital. Doctors closed a laceration on the forehead with stitches. Dr. Stanley Thiel said the baby—four to six lours old—was in good condition. Nurses at the hospital said the child was doing fine—and was already spoiled. A dish towel had been used as a diaper and another dish towel was wrapped around the infant under the pillow slip. Police speculated a passing motorist had deposited the child on Campbell's lawi.. House Oks New House For Governor SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) — A bill appropriating $700,000 for a new governor's mansion to replace the present "termite in- iested" structure has been okayed by the Illinois House. The appropriation was sent to :he Senate for final action Wednesday by a 113-44 vote. Rep. W.J. Murphy, R-Antioch, who submitted the bill, said the 110-year-old mansion is in "deplorable condition" and is becoming too expensive to maintain. An average of $37,000 a year, Murphy said, "has been spent to maintain the mansion in each of the past 12 years. "Some people are afraid it will fall apart or burn down," he added. Murphy said the land on which ket. Said Neilan: "Whatevei reciprocal tariff reductions eventually are negotiated between us and the European Community must in the mansion now stands has been appraised at $950,000. which would offset the $700,000 cost of a new one. Among those opposing the bill were Reps. G. William Horsley, R-Springfield, and William Pierce, D-Rockford. Horsley urged that the mansion be preserved. "The mansion should be preserved for its historical and traditional value," said Pierce, "even if it costs more than $900,000 to rehabilitate it, we should do it." GOP Rep. William Pollack of Chicago, who opposed the bill, noted the bedrooms of the mansion are on the third floor. "You may die of a heart attack before you can get up to bed," he said. Murphy said the downtown area in which the mansion is located has become commercialized. 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