Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 15, 1963 · Page 3
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

Alton, Illinois
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Monday, July 15, 1963
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M0NDAV, JULV IS, 1963 ALTON EVENING e mum MECCA Of let's to Assist Simon's Ai*ea Commission Offers of assistance to two state agencies established for Improving the area's economy have been made by the Metro East Chamber of Commerce Association. The offers were in letters to Stale Senator Paul Simon, sponsor of the Southwestern Illinois Area Planning Commission bill awaiting Governor Kerner's signature; and to Gene Graves, newly-appointed executive director for the Illinois Board of Economic Development. In the letter to Simon, MECCA recalled that, in a session with the group lo explain his bill, "you said Hint you would like to have our assistance in selecting I h e chief executive of (be agency. You indicated y o u were particularly Interested In hiring a planner who would be acceptable to MECCA Inasmuch as it would bo one of the key groups with whom an Individual would subsequently be working." The letter added: "A resolution was adopted direct Ing me to write to you and extend our wholehearted cooperation in assisting with the hiring of the agency's chief executive should it become a reality." In Its letter lo the now slate economic development director, MECCA said II had aclcd "not only to congratulate you on your appointment but to pledge the or ganlzatlon's full cooperation an< assistance. "You have our wholeheartec support In your agency's efforts t develop our great state. Be sur to call on us whenever you feel w may be of service." Williams Will Report NAACP Convention Clayton Williams, the Alton del egale to Ihe convention of I h National Association for the Ac vnncement of Colored People, wll report at the mooting of the Al ton NAACP Tuesday, Williams attended the conven lion held in Chicago. His repor will be given at the regular Al Ion branch membership meeting (it 8 p.m.'Tuesday, 320 W. 4th SI • Reports Burglary Albert Reed, 618 Marsh St., re ported an outboard motor, a ga lank and a connecting hose take from his basement Saturday. H said he discovered the loss whe le returned home shortly befor p.m. don't run off on yolir vacation without TRAVELERS CHEQUES Don't let the thought of losing your money ruin your vaicatioii this year. Take along the "Safe Money" American Express Travelers Cheques . . . acceptable anywhere and promptly refunded if lost or stolen. only a penny a dollar MSMBE iTIOH f iff ^service W«?flf/e HE'S A BEAUTICIAN Charles Mayberry, a licensed beautician, manipulates controls of a ditching machine, an erstwhile job pending receipt of a license to work in Illinois. Hair-Stylist Is Ditcher Driver "I like to watch the reaction when I tell people I'm a beau ician," the operator of a dilch- digging machine at Brighton said Saturday. The machine operator is Charles Mayberry, 21, Brighton, wlio is a licensed beautician in Texas and his holding down a job with his lather's excavating com>any while wailing for a license 0 work as a beautician in Illinois. "I intended to be a barber,' Maybcrry confides, "but the course in beauty culture was cheaper. The decision to lake the cheaper course, Mayberry says, was made because a sister, Mrs. Wiliam R. Greenlee of Waco, Texas with whom he was visiting, offered to pay for the training. Upon finishing the training at a beau;y culture school in Texas, May- Derry was.licensed by that state He expects to get his Illinois li cense in a couple of weeks, then ;o to work as a beautician in Illi nois. In the meantime Mayberry is manipulating the controls of dilch- ng and earth-moving machinery 1 job that isn't likely to give air n Brighton and vicinity until lomes and business places have seen connected with the muniei- jality's new sewer sytem. Grease in Deep Fryer Splashes, Burns Her Ann Mrs. Ruby Dwiggins, 57, of West kllon, Mo., suffered burns to her ntire right arm Sunday when Tease from a deep fryer splash d. Mrs. Dwiggins was frying meat t Gambles Barn, where she vorks, when the accident occur- ed. She was treated at Alton Me- lorial Hospital and then releas- d. Chair Burns An upholstered chair in the ome of Alva Thompson, 820 Alby t,, was destroyed by fire shortly efore 2 a.m. today. Firemen said the blaze appar- ntly started from a cigarette, iving room walls were damaged y the fire and some smoke dam- ge was reported throughout the ouse. Burglars Foiled An apparent attempt to enter ic Sportsman's Tavern, 834 Unon St., was thwarted during Ihe 'eekend when the intruders could ot get past a storage shed on e back porch. Police were told u lock was removed from a door to gain entry the shed, but the intruders did ot gain access to the tavern, lothing was reported taken. Hand Is Cut in Boating Mishap Eugpne Roth of East Coron- clolel, 111, was treated at St. Jo- seph's'Hospital for lacerations to his right hand and fingers following a boating accident on Alton Lake Sunday evening. Roth told the the Telegraph the steering cable on his boat broke and the motor swung the boal around, throwing him and two others out of the craft. He said as he was going overboard he grabbed a nylon bow line, which cut his hand. There were a total of five in the boat when the accident occurred. Army Recruiters Provide Denver Tour for RNs The U.S. Army Recruiting Serv ice today invited selected rmmbei of registered nurses for a tout of Fitzsimons Army Hospital, Den ver, Colo. The group will leave St. Louis, by military aircraft, the morning of Aug. 29 and return the evening of Aug. 31. While a guest of the Army, all transportation, food lodging and entertainment will be furnished. This tour is being conducted as a part of the Army's Operatioi Nighlittgale, a recruiting program for graduate registered nurses This is not a commitment but a means of creating professional interest in the Army Nurse Corps. Graduate professional nurses, both men and women, who are currently registered and are between the ages of 21 and 35 may apply for an Army Nurse appoint ment with concurrent active duty Cub Picnic Cub Scout Pack 16 of SS. Peter and Paul Church will have a fam ily picnic and special committee meeting July 18 at 6 p.m. on Onized Club grounds, Area No. 3. All men holding office are urged to attend. Two Texans Die In Plane Crash POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) Two Dallas, Tex. residents died Saturday when their small light lircraft plummeted to earth in a wavy 'rain storm 15 miles south of Poplar Bluff. The Missouri Highway Patrol dentified the dead as Albert Lance, 43, and his mother, Mrs. Alma Price 67. Police said Lance, the pilot, had just dropped off a relative in 'oplar Bluff. Police said a heavy 'ain storm was reported in tin area at the lime of the crash, . i WE DO OUR OWN FINANCING AT SLACK FURNITURE and APPLIANCE CO, 203 W, Third St.—Downtown Alton LQJ»B ferim—Meny, Many ftiontUi to l'»y! Miss Jane Henry To Stay: 2 Weeks More in Hospital Miss Jane Honey, who suffered a frncturod hip .when struck hy a bicycle nf. Macklnae Island, Mich., last -Tuesday, will spend two more weeks in the hospital and then remain Ihe rest of the summer at Bay View, Mich. Miss Henry, who is the retired director of home economies for the Alton Schools and who lives al 3132 Levered Avenue, was on a vacation with Mrs. James R. Shanks of Alton and Misses Julie and Kalhy McDonald, both of Webster Groves. The four had journeyed to Macklnae Island for the day when Ihe accident occurred. Mrs. Shanks took Miss Henry to (he Jttlc Traverse Hospital, Pelo:key, Mich., and then she and he two girls returned lo Alton over the weekend. Mrs. Shanks said Miss Henry's condition Is much improved following surgery last Wednesday. Hit by Rock Maureen Porter, 14, of 2810 Vlewland Ave,, was struck in the eye Saturday nighl when she failed to duck in time. She was hit by a rock while playing with other children, Someone yelled for her to duck, but she was loo laic. She was taken to SI. Joseph's Hospital, where she was trealecl for an abrasion lo her right eye and released. Maureen is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Porter. Now Many Wear FALSE TEETH With Mare Comfort JTASTEETH, a pleasant alkaline (non-acid) powder, holds false teeth more firmly .To eat nnd talk In more comfort,'Just sprinkle a little PAS- TEETH on your plates. No gummy, gooey, pasty taste or feeling. Ch»oki 'plate odor" (denture breath). O«t FABTKETH at any drug counter. Two*Cai« Accident C. E. Dickcrson, 41, Rtc. 1, Alton, was charged with running a stop sign and Intoxication after he was involved in a two-car accident at Alhy and llth streets Sunday night. Police said his car collided at the intersection with one driven hy R. O. Mimlrup. 52, of Jerseyville. Blendi Splashes In Woman's Eye Bleach from a tub splashed info the eye of Miss Violet Esarey, 43, of 313','si Oak St., Saturday while she was washing. Miss Esarey went to Alton Memorial Hospital Sunday and was trailed for (he hums to her right eye and referred to her physician. B Girts Stage Fight on Belle Eight teenage girls invblved in a fight in the 600 block of Belle fiireet shortly before midnight Saturday were arrested hy police who broke up the fight. The eight- ranging in age between 14 and 16. were remanded to juvenile au- Ihorilics. No reason for the fight was given. Bitten by Dog A 63-year-old Alton man was bitten hy a dog on the back of his lefl leg while he was walking near the intersection of Union and Liberty streets Sunday night. John A. Flori, 711 Union St., was (rented at. St. Joseph's Hospital and released. ONOTON HEARING AID CENTER If you can hear but don't understand, Sonotone would like to help you. Whether you wear a hearing aid or not, let us give you a free audiometric hearing analysis in the privacy of our office or your home, LEARN ABOUT OUR NEW HEARING AIDS • Latest All-in-Ear • Smart Eyeglass Models • Midget Behind-Ear Models • 6-Transistor Models for Difficult Losses • Easy Listening with AVC t)art Sticks in ttoy'& Abdomen A dart thrown by Robert Sproull, 11, rebounded and sluck in his abdomen Saturday night. Both Boh and his mother, Mrs. Virginia Sproull, 1017 W. nth St., tried to remove the darl, but "II. hurt, trying to get II. out," the boy said. The boy was treated at. St. Joseph's Hospital whore the dnrl was removed. He was released. Bob and some other children had been playing the dart game at. home when the accident occurred. P - Brighton one BWOMfON — Telephone ice, out at Brighton during most of Saturday, wns festoffed Saturday evening — with most risidenfi unaware of the cause 6f the gap until they read the telegraph, Most householders hnd philosophically resigned , themselves to ft temporary service shut-out caused hy water seeping into a broken underground cable. The cable shell had heen punctured hy a sharp device used a few days prior j' to the service failure to seArch ,$f an underground sewer line. ",'' JOHl\ LEANDER Mil nag"! Our new models are the smallest, lightest, most convenient hearing aids possible through Sonotone research. Let us help you enjoy good hearing again. Budget prices, too. SONOTONE OF ALTON THE TRUSTED NAME IN BETTER HEARING FOR 33 YEARS (551 E. 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