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JULY 17,1963 ALTON EVENING Project "Upgrade" Labor's Support SPRINGFIELD, III. (Spcclftl)- of pfgmllzed labor in n which hns been labelled "upgrade project" hns been disclosed by Gov, Otto Kerner who told a recent jpfess conference at Chicago the program's purpose will be to corhbat slums in the Illinois melropdlls. He said, It landlords will up- grnde housing the state will guarantee, rent payments by rellqf recipients, | : Me.JiHape the disclosure in connection with an announcement ot approval of a grant of $642,000 by the U.S. Housing and Home Finance Authority for a two-year study of Illinois' potential for economic growth. Tile survey, ho snid, will be statewide to determine the various resources ot the state so state government can plan Its services to Us population. Will Require Improvement The! "Upgrade" project, the Governor told newsmen at the Chicago press Conference, would require landlords to agree to correct building and code violations and improve their properties with the slate providing guarantees to enable the 1 landlords to obtain loans from banks and private lending institutions to make rapid improvements in their buildings. His announcement of the anti- slum ' program, . attaches of the Governor's office said, followed a meeting at which representatives of private enterprise and of state county and city agencies which will participate in ,the program were in attendance. About ten representatives of building trades unions also were among those present. The project, the Governor told the press conference, will make it possible for some relief recipients to work on improvements of buildings in which they live to ra- lurn tor rent. He' said union representatives had agreed to take in some young and unemployed people and agreed to give them training ;and'also said private enterprise has agreed to participate. Among labor representatives who the Governor's office said, attended the meeting with I h e Would Make Area Near Edwardsville Into Park Plot Governor and representatives of private enterprise, wore: William MeFetridgcn president of Chicago Biikling Service Local, No. 1; Earl Muhon, president of the Chicago Building Trades Council; and Steve Bailey, business agent of Chicago Plumbers Local No. 1. Employment Potential "A vital aspect of 'project upgrade 1 is the potential it holds for employment and training of young men presently unemployed and on public assistance•' rolls;" said a Kerner administrative aide. "Because this project will create jobs, every ..union involved in such w o r k would enroll- as ap- renlices a,-substantial number of young men drawn from the ranks of the/jobless, who /are 1 . In the 16 to 22-year age group. Over a period of years thai,:-the pvqjecl would continue, many such young men would thus acquire skills that would make; them ..contributors to the labor•triibWc^''".-."' ' "Psychologically.,:" the project would have grpt 'value ii1 that such y bunifj'meh ^would i n truth see their Jiom'es. and neighborhoods ihifarove.d;iati&; woud feel rightfully^sb, thfit they,' contributed to $1! 'improyepent, Ancj,.! a contniua|ip|f*of the Jproject, would enable j§efc ypu'njj;''men,- to ,;c)lhib above th$v apprentice' JeyeT and become Ml-Ileflged '.union journeymen/^ j,./ "v',,' :i -,f /'• '. Colfib^vttle -:/^ Toj^n^^peals "' *($*'' •-'%'' /' .'<- , '" $ , ; ' : ; «» :•***' '•"•"'jct< 'I* ."•'••; i x~« v •.-•" • .!• burt EDWARDSVILLE - A comprc-! henslve plan to develop the Springer Woods area, northeast of Edwardsville, Into a playground- plenic area was outlined by Alderman Orville West at a meeting of the cily council Tuesday. The proposed playground and recreation area Is a 16-acrc tract dedicated to the city by Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Springer In 1913. The wooded area Is underdeveloped, except for Work by the civilian construction corps in the 1930's and other work by private citizens. West was commended by Mayor Raymond 0. Rogers for his detailed plan for improvements to the city-owned tract of land. West's proposal includes clearing of undergrowth on the proposed park site by the city street department. The alderman said "civic-minded organizations" might be encouraged to provide playground equipment, picnic tables and rest rooms. He suggested that the city install lighting and parking facilities and provide a water supply to the land site. Plans include a proposed amphitheater on the east side of Lindle Avenue. Chesterfield Church Women Plan Dinner CHESTERFIELD — The annual Ladies Aid Society basket dinner will be held Thursday at the Keller Club House, west of Chester- Held. Hostesses will be Mrs, John Tapscolt, Mrs. Clarence Sawtcll and Mrs. Edwin Leach. Members of Ihe Keller Ladies Aid Society, St. Peter's Episcopa Guild Society and other friend* may attend. A basket dinner is planned for noon. Chesterfield Notes CHESTERFIELD —Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Talkinglon, Mrs. Charity Fletcher and daughter, Mis. 1 Gloria Fletcher, Miss Violet Murphy, and C. R. Murphy, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Talkinglon and chil dren all attended the wedding oi Miss Diana Sasscnberger, daugh ler of Mr.' and Mrs. Robert Sas senberger, Jacksonville, and Ton Hoffman, also of Jacksonville Roxana Pool Receipts Are $3,739 ROXANA - The Park Board net Monday evening at the Park louse and allowed bills amount- ng to $2,094.16. It was announced lie pool receipts from June 17 o July 15 were $3,739.75. An appropriation ordinance of $76,200 vas passed. Twelve new park benches have >een purchased. An engineer wil be contacted to discuss the con- truction of a road in back of the park to the picnic area. The bullring and grounds committee wll meet with the engineer. At the recreation board mcet- ng bills amounting to $204.4! vere allowed. The baseball tournament for junior, midget anc >eanut leagues has been set ioi Aug. 5 to 12. W.M.U. To Meet ROXANA — The Women's Mis sionary Union of the First Bap .1st Church will meet at 10 a.m Thursday at the church. Ambulance Withdraws BERLIN — Western Allies hav> withdrawn the ambulance tha las stood on duty near Check point Charlie since last August. Saturday at Jacksonville. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wheele and son, Bill, of Ft, Worth, Tex visited here Tuesday with Mrs Lula Moore. Mrs. Howard Leach and Mrs Christina Still, teachers, are a tending summer classes at Me Kendree College. 70 RELIEVE MISERY OF BOILS • PRID SALVE Draws, promotes healing—mino; cuts, scratches, bruises, wounds Draws, splinters. 3S< and 50* SMILE MfMfDY COMPANY 216 S. Seventh Sl.-St. louit 7, Mo. Medcmt Club Han Picnic MEDORA — The Country Club lembers and their families had iclr annual picnic dinner Sun ay, July 14, at the Onized Club- rounds in Godfrey. Hostesses •ere Mrs. Edgar Lockyer and 4r.s. Milford Ryan. The members decided they •ould meet at the home of Mr nd Mrs. Dale Moore on Now 'ear's Day, Jan, 1, 1964, for a hrlstmas party. Hostesses for next, year's picnic r\\\ be Mrs. Arthur Wilton unt drs. Christopher Ryan. Hoatly Reunion MEDORA — The fifteenth Roa ly reunion was held Sunday, a lie Onizcd Clubgrounds with thlr yfive attending. Officers elected were: Mrs. El Ion Kahl, president; Henry Clow vice president; Mrs. Verna 3eiser of Jerseyvllle, secretary ind treasurer. The members als 'oted to hold the reunion next yea at the same time and same place Modernotte Club MEDORA — The Modernelt lub met Monday at the horn of Mrs. Herschel Chandler. Game vere played and prizes went t VIrs. Loren Darr, Mrs. Wile Tohnson and Mrs. Harold Bow nan. The next, meeting will be Aug. [2, a week earlier than usual, at he home of Mrs. Melvin Bennett. Forest Homes Troop Plans Scrap Drive FOREST HOMES — A scrap drive will be conducted by Boy Scout Troop 112 in the Forest Homes area Saturday, it was an nounced today. The troop, just organized this summer, will use the proceeds from the drive to purchase camping equipment. Youth Rally At Midway MORO — A youth rally was eltl.'fit St. John's United Church •('Christ fit Midway on Sunday. A worship sfjrvicc was lod by ho fRt'v. Uonalri Christiansen, wistor of thf Midway church, nnd vas followed by a film. Following the noon luncheon here was an hour of Bible study, of I by the Rev. Kenneth Kramer >f the Bluff Church, Edwardsville, ind the Rev. Christiansen. A recreation period was held prior to TconveninR for the principal speaker, Dr. Alfred Sehrocder of Belleville. A discussion period concluded the afternoon sessions. Mori) Notes MORO — The Rev. and Mrs. 2. T. Allen of Fail-mount were quests of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Doi-scy during the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Wildman and sons, Lunny and Kent, accompanied by Miss Janet Fruit of Edwardsville, and Joe O'Dell and Michael Bruxier, spent Sunday with Carrol Wildman at Springfield. Mr. and Mrs. Rex E. Ray of Charleston were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jess Hancock. Their sons, Stewart and Glen, who spent 10 days at the Hancock home, returned home with their parents. Mr. and Mrs. Orville Maxwell and family of Peoria were also guests at the Hancock Home this past week. Mrs. Christine Knoche accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Peters of Bethalto on a trip to West York, Ind., last week. They also visited at New Salem. Salem Church Picnic Scheduled Friday The annual Sunday School picnic of Salem Presbyterian Church will be held Friday evening in the church yard, with a potluck supper served at 6:30 p.m. At 8 p.m. the Fosterburg band will entertain. Refreshments will be sold on the grounds during the evening. Everyone is welcome. On the picnic committee are Raymond Bockstruck, Otto Straube, Barry Seller and Miss Dorothy Denother. New Edwardsville Tl *1 1* W7 1 1 Buildings Would Cost $245,000 EDWARDSVILLE - Construction of a new downtown city hall- fire station building will cost an estimated $210,000, Architect Edward Kane told the city council Tuesday. The 14,000 square-foot building is expected to cost an estimated $.15 per square foot. Kane suggested that (be bond issue to be submitted to voters be set at $220,000 for the structure. Construction of a fire department sub-station in the Monl- claire area of the city will also be .submitted to voters in a separate proposal. The architect said costs of the sub-station is estimated at $12.50 per square foot, witli a total estimated cost of $35,000. The I hat a architect total bond recommcndec issue for the two buildings be set at $255,000 Target date for a special eleclior on the two separate building prop ositipns is Oct. 15. Girl's Arm Hurl In Fall Off Horse Susan Lamb, 11, daughter o Mr. and Mrs. Jim Lamo, 41 Leu ora Ave. in Collage Hills, injurr-'t her arm Sunday when a horse threw her. The accident look place in Nay lor, Mo. The girl was examine* at St. Joseph's Hospital h e r < Tuesday, after her arm began t swell. Senior Meet at East Alton EAST ALTON — "The import- nee of Friendship and Activities or Senior Citizens thiough the 'hurch," was discussed by t h o lev. Jack Travelstead at the 'uesday meeting of the Senioi Citizens Fellowship at First Muth- xlist Church. The fellowship, which 's non lenominalional nnd open to all nlerested area people over 50 cats of age, is sponsored by the ;hurch. A covered dish dinner op'-ned he meeting which was otleiK.'rd ),y 3(> members an.! ^uosi.s. Mrs. Viola Johnson was enrolled as a new member. Plans for activities and meetings of the coming months were discussed during the brief business meeting cnndu'-tcv.l by William Oglesby. president. Western Trip EAST ALTON — Mr. and Mrs. R a y m o n d Harrison and son Frank, 428 Washington Avc., have returned home after a vacation trip through (he western slates During their tour they visited her sister, Mrs. Eldon Vaughn fnd family, and Ihe Rev. and Mrs. Donald Harmon and family, in Tucson, Ariz. The Rev. Harmon formerly was pastor of East Alton First Methodist Church. Give your expandable blood to save an unexpcndable American. 570 TRUE CAPACITY RATING! AH Cooleralor cooling eapaeitlti NEMA) certified by National Electrical Manufacturers Ajjodation. $198 228 263 288 •*5 LARGER SIZES 8600 BTU, 110 Volt 10,000 BTU, 110 Volt 15,500 BTU, 220 Volt 16,500 BTU, 220 Volt Supply Limited at Ihcse prices! Oilier Mollys up to 30.0110 BTU Open Mon. & 1-rl. 'Til 1) P.M. Open Mon. Frl. 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