Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 22, 1963 · Page 2
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 2

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IML fcpfcy ,:**»»«* ALTON GENERALLY FAIR Skies' are expected to be clear to partlycloudy throughout the nation Monday night except for southern Ohio where scattered showers are expected. It will continue hot and humid in the Plains states and on the Gulf coast. Sonic cooling is expected over the Pacific northwest. — (AP Wirephoto. Map) WeatherForecast Alton and vicinity — General- y fair and a little warmer hrough Tuesday. High today near 90, low tonight near 70, high Tuesday in the low 90s. Extended Forecast Southern Illinois . — Tempera- ures will average near or slight- y above normal. Normal highs 88 to 91. Normal lows 65 to 72, Jttle or no precipitation except or possible widely scattered showers near Saturday. BAD LUCK, DOUBLED These 'two: cars arc both owned by the same person and both were hit by a passing auto Sunday night. The cars were parked on the side of the river road west of Clifton Terrace when they were struck. Car at right almost was shoved into Alton Lake. The cars were listed in the name of Norvill B. McDowell, 406 Missouri Ave., S. Roxana. _ __ Former St. Bernard's Priest Killed in Crash The Rev. Richard Buchanan, 40, a former assistant pastor., of St Bernard's Ctholic, in Bernars aoc, ; Wood River,; "was-, killed Sunday when '. his .autp >'hit % culvert two miles .sjfutlv' of Jacksonville and • ' '• •••Father *£uchanan ( a. native of Robinsony. ; had. served the past 2V 2 years as -"assistant pastor of Our Savior Church .in Jacksonville. He had served as' assistant to St. Bernard's for four years, prior to his transfer to the Jacksonville church in January, 1961. The priest was honored at a farewell reception, attended by about 1,000 members of St. Bernard's congregation a few days before his transfer. Kidnaping Hearing Continued SHELBYVILLE, 111. (AP) — A justice of the peace hearing for a couple charged with abducting two grandchildren was continued indefinitely today. Mrs. Irene Denning, 50, charged with kidnaping, was hospitalized Sunday 'after she fell on some stairs, Officials said the case would be postponed until the woman can attend court. Her husband,, Charles, 59, is charged with conspiracy to com mlt kidnaping. Authorities sai( the couple took two .grandchil dren, Linda, 11 and Steve Mat tingly, 9, to Maroa. The youngsters were brought to Shelbyville for the funeral of thel mother, Mrs. Jolene Walker, wh drowned July 13. The youngsters step-mother, Mrs. Dolores Mat tingly of Santa Ana, Calif., filed charges when the children van Ished after the funeral. The father, William Mattingly had been given custody of the children. The youngsters were returned to him Friday after court hearing. FR. BUCHANAN Freeway Will Test NewHelinet LOS ANGELES (AP) - Scientists are testing a new space helmet on Los Angeles freeways They say a trip on the freeways can be about as tension-filled as one into space. The helmet is clapped on sci entlst-motorists. It records brain waves as the scientist forges through bustling freeway traffic The recordings are analyze< later in a massive computer a the University, of California a Los Angeles' Brain Research In stitute to compare changes ii brain wave readings with th changes in driving conditions and stresses. Eventually, the helmet will b used by American astronauts I take brain wave readings durim extended space flights. and Surplus TlllllW f ALTON, AFL-CIO Campaigns For Equality WASHINGTON (AP) - A new major national campaign against acial discrimination was announced today by the AFL-CIO. George Meany, AFL-CIO presi- !ent, said he will assume personal command of the effort.' He tamed four other union chiefs to erve with him on a special committee. Meany said the campaign will e directed at all forms of dis- rimination against Negroes — in unions, employment, housing, vot- ng, public accommodations, serv- ces and schools. Meany gave President Kennedy dvance notice of the campaign i a personal letter sent last Fri- ay, an AFL-CIO spokesman said. He said that in the letter the ederation announced it was pre- lared to work with the adminis- ration in a major effort to elim- nate racial discrimination. Coordinating the campaign for the AFL-CIO -will be Lane Kirk- and, Meany's executive assistant vho often acts as a trouble shoot- ir. The committee's first step will be to establish biracial community committees through local AFL-CIO councils. All important nterest groups will be asked to participate. With Meany on the special committee will be Walter P. Reuther, president of the United Automo- >ife Workers of America, an AFL- CIO vice president; A. Philip landolph, president of the Borth- rhood of Sleeping Car Porters, he federation's only Negro vice resident; C. J. Haggarty, presi- ent of the AFL-CIO Building nd Construction Trade Department, and William F. Schnitzler, iFL-CIO secretary-treasurer. Hood in Hand Mrs. Georgia Wilds, 61, got a Jish hook caught in her thumb Saturday, when she ran her hand along a clothes line where the look was hanging. The hook had been placed there by her son-in-law who had taken t out of a fish he was cleaning. The hook was removed at Alton Memorial Hospital and Mrs. Wilds returned home. moiled On Illinois Highways By TME ASSOClATlCtt PKtCSS At least 17 persons were killed in Illinois traffic accidents between 6 p.m. Friday and midnight Sunday. Four of the victims died in two crashes. An auto which crashed through a guard rail and plunged down a 35-foot embankment on Illinois 78 near Chnndlerville claimed the lives of two met! Friday night. Killed were Leroy Newberry Jr., 79, of Arenzville, and Arthur E. Hoena, 40. of Beardstowfl Three others were seriously injured. A collision between a passenegr car and a truck on U.S. 6 cast of Princeton Friday killed two Chicago men. The victims were identified as Arthur H. Sanborn, 75, and Carl Wilm, 62, both occupants of the automobile. Hit by Cur Artie Cotton, 15, of rural Victoria in Knox County was killed Friday night near his home after he was struck by an automobile on Illinois 67 while crossing the road. Those killed Saturday included: Joan Cameron, 29, of Chicago, after he car struck a tree in suburban Morton Grove. Three-year-old Scott Lorenzen of Chicago, as he darted into the path of an oncoming car. The Rev. Henry J. Wichterich, 34, of Litchfield, when his auto struck a slow-moving truck on U.S. 66. The Rev. Mr. Wichterich was pastor of the Trinity leran Church in Girard. He was returning home from a meeting in Granite City. The driver of a station wagon, who drowned after her vehicle plunged into Wolf Lake on Chicago's South Side. She was Mrs. Opal L. Mason, 43,.of Chicago. Other Fatalities Sunday's deaths included: Miss Addie Maxwell, 61, of Farmer City, who was struck by a car as she crossed U.S. 54. Emmet Kruckehberg, 64, of Freeport, after his automobile after the car struck a tree in sub- ment on Illinois 26 in Stephenson County. ree-year-old Susan Clark was Iy injured in Carpentersville, a Chicago suburb, when she fell beneath the wheels of her parents' auto after releasing the emergency brake. Police said the girl was apparently playing in the front seat. Huberta Flenoy, 16, of Chicago, was struck and killed as she crossed the Dan Ryan expressway on her way to a bus stop. The Rev. Fr. Richard Smith Buchanan, 40, assistant pastor of Our Saviour's Roman Catholic Church in Jacksonville, was killed when his auto hit a culvert two miles south of Jacksonville and overturned. He was a native of Robinson, 111. Father Buchanan had served for 2 J / 2 years at the Jacksonville church. Finds Her Home Was Used for a Dancing Party Several characters, in search of a house suitable as a festive site, apparently found the house, had their party, and got out quick Saturday night. Helen Buckholdt, 3732 E. Doerr St., said she found signs of such a party at her home when she returned around 1:30 a.m. Sunday. The front door was open, she told police, the rugs were moved, records were scattered about the table and chairs, and the flooi showed shoe marks which indical- ed someone had been dancing. Police found no signs of forcec entry, and nothing was reported missing. The party took place some time after 8:10 p.m. Saturday. EmVARDSViLLE - Apparent ow bidders tor mechnfitcnl and electrical work on the SIU bulking that will contain the science aboratory and tncully office WE ALLOW $5.00 — For any old dress, any Blzs. shape, torn. etc. on purchase of Ladles Petite Summer Dresses of 512.98 up — all new dresses — not shopworn or old. Ph. 462-B751, "SWAP OLD FOR NEW WE ALLOW $1.50 — On any old shorts, on purchase of any men's $5.88 up Dacron-blend Bermudas. Campus brand. Corner 3rd & Plasa, Landmark Store. WE ALLOW HALF-UOLLAR — For any old hat on any of our Men's $1.98 up dress straws. All regular stock Included. Downtown Alton, 301 Plnsa. WE ALLOW $3.00 — For any kind shoes, kids, man or woman, on purchase of men's $8.08 up and women's $8.88 up summer shoes, all new nice stock. Look at the boxes to see. Snyder's. MISS ILLINOIS CROWNED AURORA, 111.—Miss Judith Schlieper, 20, of Decatur, 111., is crowned Saturday night after winning the Miss Illinois of 1963 title at Aurora, 111. Placing the jeweled headpiece is Miss Pam Gilbert,. Miss Illinois of 19(52. Miss Schlieper is a senior a< University of Illinois majoring in physical edxication. —(AP Wirephoto) T> fttSBCt Alton Girl Finds Effort Rewarding Car Hits 2 Others, Tree; Woman Dies ST. LOUIS (AP) - Mrs. Bobby Cvans, 40, was fatally injured Sunday when the car in which she vas riding hit a tree after colliding with two other cars. The "comradeship and helpfulness of the competition was a most rewarding experience" Miss Carolyn Smithee, ; ,Alton's candidate in the Miss Illinois Pageant said after her return today. Miss Smithee said the contest was five days of practice and rehearsing, with everyone of the 40 contestants tired after sleepless nights, but getting on stage and giving it "all you have.);' "Even though we were tired most of the time, we enjoyed every second of the pageant," Miss Smithee said. "Every girl tried to help everyone else, while at the same time trying her best to be the top girl in the judges eyes." At first eyeryone wants to win, but as the; contest .progresses, the girls, in their own minds, pick a fellow contestant whom she thinks will be the new Miss Illinois and silently roots for that girl, the Alton contestant said. Miss Alton, who sang "Till There Was You" in the talent portion of the pageant, said contestants don't have time to be nervous about their, talent because of the encouragement giv- n by their fellow local contest winners. "And speaking of talent," she said, '"it was all terrific." The only criticism the young women had about the pageant was the food, they didn't take enough time to eat and when they did they ate so fast the food was tasteless, Miss Alton said. "But that was our own fault," she added. Miss Smithee said when Judith Schlleper was crowned Miss Illinois of 1963 the other 39 girls rushed about her expressing congratulations and wishing her luck at the Miss America pageant in August. The new-Miss'Illinois is a 20 year-old University of Illinois senior from Decatur.' • ' First runner-lip was Pamela Brodeur, who entered -the contest as Miss Mount Prospect; second runner-up, Joyce 'Scran ton, Miss Macomb; third runner- Up, .Judy Bellinger, Miss J Cahokia, and fourth runner-up, Nan cy Campbell of .Elmhurst,. Miss Du Page County. 5 Cars Derailed On Passenger Train MILWAUKEE (AP) — Three baggage cars and two mail cars of a Minneapolis-to-Chicago passenger train derailed on the city's South Side Sunday. All' passengers on the Milwaukee Road train escaped injury but the first policeman on the scene, Otto Wagner, 33, suffered a fractured arm when he stumbled over the tracks. Officers said some of the passengers were slightly shaken up Beauty ... Plus Convenience ••***»••< CHAPEL RECEPTION BOOM MOPEHN MOTOR EQUIPMPV'J PAJtKJJSa LOT SLUMBER ROOM PRIVATE FA»IILV ROOMS WITH PRIVATE ENTRANCE AJR-CONWTJONEP p*« t*t»**»M*»»»***M*«tM Yes , . . Beauty plus convenience was our motif In design. An outstanding highlight In beauty Is this red carpeted circular stairway to our second flopr slumber room. An 'outstanding convenience Is our main hallway which allows access to any room without going through another. A private phone Is' also available on the reception desk for the family use. . Alton's QnlyFun&al Hgrne Built Spe«7icgHy /or the Purpose 'Funeral ; JS40? STATI, STRUT AUQN, ILUNQIS Superior Ambulance Servjce^Dfty «• Nlgbt~-PJu HO 6*7781 , ~ rr^«^ Low Bids Listed On SIU Building; Miiiof Injuries Incurred by 3 In2'Ctir Crash Three persons suffered minor hjurles in a two car crash nl Pierce Lane and D'Adrlan Drive in Godfrey Saturday night. Mrs. Samuel Recnrdl, 38, D'Ad- rlati Drive was treated at Alton Memorial Hospital for three cracked ribs; Leonard Vennrmg- lla, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony . V.e.ntlmlglla of Frontinac Place in Godfrey, was treated at St. Joseph's Hospital for bruises to his face and abrasions to his arm and chin; and Miss Diane Wickenhatiser, 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Maurice Wlckenhauser, 3012 Forest Drive, was also treated at St. Joseph's for bruises to her chin and left'knee. Mrs. Rlcardl, driver of one auto, was returning from picking up five children at Summers Port swimming pool when the accident occurred; She told police there'is a 'blind spot' at the intersection of the two roads ^and she didn't see the second car. Ventimiglia was the driver of the second car and.Miss Wlcken- h'auser. was a, passenger in Ills auto. Heltick Woman Marks Birthday Several relatives from Alton attended the birthday celebration of Mrs. 'J. L. Henry in Hettick Sunday. They were: Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hard, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hard Jr., and family, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Hard and family and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Patterson. third of six Oil WI on the tmrnnus wore nhiiounced today. Firms Hint submitted apparent; low bids wowi Ventilation, wn> aoH-ftobliwon, v 5pri«sHcId, m,, with a base bid of $261,320,' tCffl. perattire control, MlntieapoHs-Hon- rteywell Regulator Co,, St, LoU|s, on H base bid of $71,425. '• •' Successful bidder \ oft M diictlve covering was, the insulation, Inc., Chicago, on a bid of $57,400! electrical, Mike's tttefr. trie C6. of Alton oh aWdof $470,: ooo; plumbing; Fowler Plumbing and Heating Co., C6nfralla,.wlth'ft, bid of $487,000. ', "- ! ^ .•; The Uslicr Brothers Ideal Heat* Ing Cpr of Chicago wa8 apparent, low bidder on the heating and air conditioning on a base bid of $318,888;. ' ••• .•>, .- -•'. Associate university architect John Randall snld the bids will be submitted to the SIU board of trustees with his recommendations. Bids for general construction of the science laboratory and facility office building will be opened Thursday at the SIU Alton nudi- • torium. Caisson drilling has begun on the first'two buildings on the Ed- wardsvlllc campus. Spiral drilling machines of the Wabash Drilling Co!, a sub-contractor of the Fruln- Colnon Co., general contractor, sank the first of 200 holes for sub- piers that will support the library, and general classrooms and faculty office building on the new campus. , Boy, 4, Bitten On Knee by Dog ', A 4-year-old Alton boy .was bitten on the knee Sunday by a dog, 'which was captured and is being held for observation. Phillip Holt, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Holt of Middlebrook Place, was playing in the yard when the'dog bit him! Phillip was treated aj St: Joseph's Hospital and then released. f) BRING THE CHILDREN * HELP 'EM AT SUESSIN 1 GAME LOO* FOR THE BLUE LABEL* .mijajfj^y'J^AI.|>¥>'W!lM4i (•^"'i-jj'Vgg Phone 462-9751 Dollar for dollar, Keds are the best value: Best fit, Best comfort and protection, and Best for longer wearl Keds look best, tool LADIES' White, Black, Red, Blue Sizes 5-11, N&M widths Shockproof construction ior comfort CHAMPION SlIPOM Shockproofei)" arch cushiorv lastex« gores WEN'S White and Driftwood Sizes 7.12, N flexible outsole reduces foot fatigue onjy '4 95 IT'S EASY ; THJR9 ANO PIA8A * AUTON It* U I... >* f* •* .* «w *« H, '! W.' L

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