Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 10, 1963 · Page 3
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July 10, 1963

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 10,1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH t»AGMS fttftfeB Sub-Pier Holes Drilled for First SIU Campus Buildings Illinois VFW Leaders Are to Meet in Alton Tins Weekend programs for the com- •ig your The con marie M|> of Ihe principal stale of- Leaders in the Illinois Veterans of Foreign Wars will meet in Alton this weekend. The newly - organized lilfi'i-fM state council of administration Caisson drilling has begun on, will RO into session nl 1 p.m. oni M ' r(>l ' s "f VFW. Ihe immediate the first two buildings on South-;Saturday in Ihe home of Postjpasl stair- commander iHarold W. crn Illinois University's FXwimls-'l.TOS, (!03 W. Delmar Ave.. with'"'". Kewanee uliorncy and city ville Campus. i||w recently elected st;ile rc>m-!<'ommissionr>ri and the command- Spiral drilling machines of Ihe'mander, John C Ileideinann. ofiers of e;ich of ils Hi rlislricls. Al- Wn bnsli Drilling Co., a snh-con . Arlington lleishts. presiding. lion is in thr' 12th district, whose Iraclor of the Fruin-Colnon Co., During Saturday morning, var- i-ommander is Klroy Bloemker of general eonlractor, sank Ihe fist ions cominitlr-es of the council— of 200 holes for sub-piers thai wrlUnidgcl and finance, rehabilitation support the library and gencraPand welfare Iflfin convention limn classrooms and faculty offices j and place, community service, Ad Club Social tiiHiier Honors Dr. Myers, Wife Di ;uifl Mrs. G;iil Myers \vrrr of iidministrnlion is honornd Tups:d;i.v night at ;i social building on Iho now rumpus. ||v>|>pi?s. HP. - will nincl prnlim- According to John Randall, as- imiry to reporting lo thr full bo- socliilo university jirchilcct, I h n drillings will have a diameter of from '2 lo <)';. reel and will reach a depth of <II5- to 5f)-feel below basement level. The excavations are bcll-botlonied, and are being drilled to roach a load-bearing surface of modified shale. One of the drilling rigs was on I be site of the classrooms building early last week, and it is ox- peeled that from tour lo six o[ the machines will be employed before the job is completed, Randall said. On-the-site inspections of Hie base of each caisson are being provided by soil consultants of Dames and Moore, soil engineers, prior to the pouring of support concrete. Excavation work on the basements of both of the two structures is continuing in conjunction will) the drilling operations. Construction of the Edwardsville campus was initiated with the letting of bids totaling more than $6.7 million by the university board of trustees on April 26 of this year. Ground was broken on May 2 and the building of a construction road and excavation started immediately. It is estimated that the first two buildings will be completed late next year. On July 21, the associate university architect will open bids for the construction of a science laboratory and faculty offices building, the third of six structures planned for the initial stage of building on. the Edwardsville Campus. > Stiinnlon Mum are mid children, nmdal'd al gathering of Ihe Public Rein I ions and Advertising Club at Standard Torch Clnh near Fosterbnrg Dr. Myers, vice president of Monflccllo College, has resigned lo ial\e M post with University of Denver 1 at (lOlden. Colo. He and hi? family will leave for Golden bringing their wivesivvithin the next two weeks. They will lie mrom-' Hirh.-irrl Judson. presidenl of! him from the club, the Klaniingo and I Ihe Ad Clnh, expressed the club's The dinner and social function Cotiiily*8 June MFT $67,198 Madison .County wns allotted $(i7,195 as Its shnre of the motor fuel tax paid inlo Iho slate treasury during June, the Illinois t)c- parlmenl of Finance reported today. Other June allotments for other counties were: Calhoun, $2,183; C; r e e n e, $7,018; Jersey, $5,596; and Maeoupin, $15,757. Larvae of spiny lobsters are nearly transparent. When they are in wfitw, only their pigmented eves a IT visible. Lewis Clark motels and Ihejhesl wishes to Dr. Myers and hisiwas under the direction of Lfio Hotel Stratford. and presented to I Allerton. COME ATTEND OUR GODFREY QUICK CLEAN CENTER 2 BIG DAYS! 5526 HUMBERT RD. ('/4 Block South of Alby Rd.) GODFREY WEDNESDAY, JULY 10th THURSDAY,JULY 11 HOURS: 9 A.M. TO 8P.M. FOR SW BUILDING FOUNDATIONS Two hundred of the sub-piers, drilled to a load- bearing surface 45-to 50-l'eet below basement level, I will support the library and general classrooms and faculty offices buildings. Spiral drilling machines (pictured) of the Wabash Drilling Co., a sub-contrac- tor of the Fruin-Colnon Co., general contractor, are sinking the bell-bottomed caissons. It is estimated construction on these first two buildings will be completed late next year. Businessmen Meet The monthly meeting of the Upper Alton Business Men's Assn. will be held tonight at 8 in the DeLuxe Cafe. No meeting will be held during August. ATTENDANT TO ASSIST YOU. COMPLETELY AIR COOLED!! FREE ATTENDANCE PRIZES! FREE REFRESHMENTS! FREE PERFUME For The LADIES! FREE BALLOONS For The Kiddies! DRY CLEANING 25c POUND 4 Pound Mini muni No Coupon Required BIG 25 Lb. WASHER Washes 8'xl3' Shag Rug's! Everyone is welcome ... Come. Bring a friend and $AVE during our GRAND OPENING! Plan Body Frowns on Idea Of State Street Spot Zone The Alton City Plan Commission recommended the denial of a request for a zoning change at 1-J05 Slate Street in action at pub- lie hearing in Ihe city council chambers Tuesday afternoon. John Hoefert, corporation coun- sellor, granting the request constituted spot zoning and in - the face of a petition signed by 26 objectors, the city would be in violation of the law if the rexoning were permitted. M. R. Mil nor, speaking on behalf of the objectors said t. h e neighbors are afraid this would open Ihe door lo oilier types of commercial uses in the area. He added that spot zoning is detri- mental to the neighborhood. i would be used as his office. Mrs. Frank E. Bemis speaking j Mrs, J. R. Holt, wife of the on behalf of her husband Dr. owner of the properly spoke in Frank E. Bemis who requested the zoning change from single support of Dr. Bemis' request. Mrs. Holt said the zoning change family dwellings lo apartment I w o u 1 d not impose an incon- and multiple residential at I h e corner of S late and Madison Streets said Ihe use of the property would be detrimental to the neighborhood and the properly would be kepi up. Dr. Bemis in his petition for re-zoning said he would move his chiropratic office Iron) Broadway to Ihe Slate and Madison local ion. Bemis said he would remodel the upstairs inlo an apartment for his son and Ihe ground floor venience of the neighborhood. Mayor Day [Minted out thai the apartment dwelling classification includes many items thai could be done with Ihe properly that would be out of. character 'with the neighborhood. He read a list of uses the properly could be put to if rezoned. Commission m e m b e r Robert Mocker made Ihe motion for deni- Alion Optimists install Officers ! For 1963-64 The Alton Area Optimist Clubj installed officers for 19G3-64 at the| Hoi el Stratford. i Seated were: Gene Barnett, '• second term as president: Donj Parish, first vice president: Del- berl 1-lise, second vice president; Dr. Henry Elsback, secretary: Edward Hayes, treasurer; Edward flatten, sergeant at arms; and Glenn (Mike) Millikin, chairman of the board of directors. 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