Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 28, 1963 · Page 3
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June 28, 1963

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

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FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE THREE Annual Lineup Starts at Mill As Trucks Unload Golden Grain 30 Churches Enlisted in July 4 Freedom - Ringing WHEAT TRUCKS LINE UP AT MILL Huge semi-trailers start their annual line-up at Russell-Miller division of F. II. Peavey Company in Alton where grain is being delivered. When this lower lot is full, the trucks are directed up the river road several blocks where the former quarry property has been graded for a large parking lot. JUST RESTING Feet sticking out the cab window indicate the driver of this wheat trailer is taking a nap while he waits his turn at the dump. More than a half-millon bushels have already been delivered at the mill. Labor Blood Drive Set for Aug. 19 The Alton-Wood River Area Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, at Machinists Center, East Alton, Thursday night voted to sponsor Labor Blood Drive Aug. 19 The collecting stations will be established at the Steelworkers Hall and all labor groups be urged to take part. will Wheat Yield Champ Telephone bells will set off the ringing of church bells throughout the community at 1 p.m. on July 4 Day in observance of the Declaration of Independence. Thirty churches have joined in agreement to ring their bells, Carl Krancher, chairman of the area's "Make Freedom Ring" program, announced today. The observance is sanctioned by Congress. The signal to ring the church bells will be sounded simultaneously in all the churches by the ringing of telephone bells from he central offices of the Illinois Bell Telephone Co. here. Boy Scouts will ring the bells. The Wood River Federated Woman's Club has joined the service organizations that will ake part in the preliminaries. Mrs. Jerry Sands, president of the Wood River group, solicited all churches in Wood River and ipproached the city council for cooperation of that body. Meanwhile, Fire Chief Warren h-able of Alton has instructed all lose house crews to ring the bells on their vehicles outside the louses. And boat clubs up and down the river are notifying their members o ring the bells on their boats in celebration of the day. Churches that will ring bells in the Alton area are Trinity Lutheran, United Church of Christ, College Avenue Presbyterian, Robert Marinko of L e e f Township near Alhambra has harvested 80 bushels of wheat to the acre on his farm, reported to be the highest ever reported for Madison County. Marinko got the yield from an eigh-acre plot of land sown in the "Monon" variety of wheat and heavily treated with fertilizers, it was explained. Truman W. May, Madison County Farm Adviser, said the yield was the highest he has had reported for the county so far. He said that it was not a national record, however, since in the State of Washington farmers hac harvested as much as 150 bushels to the acre and at the University of Illinois last year an acre 01 land yielded 180 bushels. Contract Let for Cleaning Sny Channel WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Illinois firms have been awardec government contracts totaling $1, 758,067. Elgin National Watch Co., El gin, was awarded a ?l,236,60t Army contract for production o a classified munitions item. Work will be done in Elgin and Gadston •Ala. The Beardstown firm of Hard wick Brothers Co. received a i Army Engineers contract foi $521,467 for cleaning out the low er 17 miles of the Sny Channe in Pike and Calhoun counties. First Presbyterian, Street Presbyterian, Twelfth Elm Street Presbyterian, St. Patrick's Catholic, St. Mary's Catholic, SS Peter and Paul's Catholic, Upper Alton Baptist, Calvary Southern Baptist, Brown Street Baptist, First Methodist of Alton, Grace Methodist, First Christian, and First Methodist of Godfrey. Churches in the Wood River area that will ring bells are St. Bernard's Catholic, First Baptist. First Methodist, United Church of Christ, St. Paul's Lutheran, St. Alphonsus Catholic of Brighton, Moro Presbyterian, Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic of Bethalto, Friendship General Baptist of East Alton, Zion Lutheran oi East Alton, First Baptist of East Alton, First Baptist of Hartford and First Methodist of Hartford, Joins Medical Staff Of State Hospital Dr. David Charles Milling, a former resident of Monterey, Mex ico, has joined the medical staff of Alton State Hospital, Dr. Abra ham Simon, superintendent, said Thursday. He will help carry out a continued treatment program foi ward patients I and will assist in! the diagnosis of those newly admitted. Dr. Milling received a medical degree in 1952 from the University of Nuevo Leon, Monterey and served internship at Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, West Virginia. He studied resident pathology at St. Francis Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa., and took two years Haegele Suit $2500 Award Cut in Half An order cutting in half a jury award of $2,500 in favor of Mrs. Dorothy Jane Haegele in her Alon city court suit against Walter J. Hanlon has been entered by Judge .1. H. Streeper. In a decision this week on a lew trial motion of the defendant, the court ordered a remit- itur by the plaintiff in amount of >1,250. The order cuts the amount awarded the plaintiff as damages o a like sum of $1,250. The court's decision was entered after consideration of memoranda from arguments on t h e lost trial motion two weeks ago. The order provides that on failure of the plaintiff to accept the re- mittitur the case is to be redock- eted for new trial. Mrs. Haegele, wife of Albert W. Haegele, associate of the defendant, Hanlon, in a clothing store on E. Broadway, sued or averments that shehad been struck by the defendant at a New Year's eve party at die Elks Club years ago. The jury verdict was returned after a 2-day trial last April. City court trial of the suit of Mrs. Helen Gibbs of Alton agains Proctor Gamble Mfg. Co. and Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co was expected to go to the tria! jury today. Trial of the suit opened las' Wednesday and presentation o defense evidence continued in th forenoon today — third day o the trial. Mrs. Gibbs asked dam ages averring a box of soap pow der she bought at an Alton A&P store caused a rash on her hands thus forcing her to sell her res taurant, and impairing her earn ing capacity. The suit is the last on a 2 week setting of jury cases in the Alton court. Baptism Slated A baptismal service is sched uled at Main Street Baptist Chuiv Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Candidate for baptism have completed i pastor's training class. of residential surgery at H i g land Hospital, Shreveport, La. Before coming to Alton he work ed three years as staff physiciai at Wichita Falls State Hospital Wichita Falls, Texas. Dr. Milling is married and lives at Washington Manor apartments WASHERS and DRYERS WRINGER WASHER Only $0700 '97 AUTOMATIC WASHER 178 Only ELECTRIC DRYER 148 Only ALTON'S LARGEST MAYTAG DEALER! BANK FINANCING—TERMS AVAILABLE The Only Exclusive Appliance Store in Downtown Alton 313 BELLE ST. SEE CY Before You Buy DIAL HO 5-2588 Milling WHILE THEY ARE WAITING Charles Ilamm wipes his windshield clean as a whistle while he is waiting his turn to dump his load of wheat and go back to Palmyra elevator for more. Drivers are accustomed to staying three or four hours at the peak of the season, often sleeping in the cab when they get to the mill too late to be unloaded. Residents of Cottage Hills Forest Homes Rosewood Heights VOTE YES SEWERS ON SATURDAY, JUNE 29 Sewers Will Promote Sanitary Neighborhoods Improve Property Values Protect Your Family's Health POLLING PLACES Phone for Ride To Polls WE DO OUR OWN FINANCING AT SLACK FURNITURE and APPLIANCE CO, 203 W. Third St.—Downtown Alton Long Terms—Many, Many Months to fay! Cottage Hills . . . Cottage Hills Firehouse on Lenora St. CL 9-6964 Forest Homes . . . Goessman Bargain Store First St. and Stanley Road CL 9"6964 Rosewood Heights ... Rosewood Heights Firehouse on Airline Dr. CL 9-1828 Polls Open 6 A.M. to 6 P.M. Endorsed by: Wood River Township Chamber of Commerce Wood River Township Jaycees State Department of Public Health —Ad sponsored by Rosewood Heights Improvement Assn. 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