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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 2

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PAWIfWO .^M.J^^ **«****.„**, . . .-,».* -. -, ,-.„ „ , ALfON MttDAY, JULV tt, 1983 PARTLY CLOUDY f to partly cloudy skies arc ex* peeted Friday night tit the East with a few showers in southern Florida and a band of scattered showers in the Mississippi valley, the eastern part of the northern Plains, the south'ern Plains and the southern Rockies. It nail be generally fair in ihe western third with cooler weather in the northern Plains and northern Rockies, (AP Wire- photo Map) WeatherForecast Alton and suburbs — Consicl- rable cloudiness tonight with a 'ew thundershowers likely. Low tonight 65 to 70. Saturday partly cloudy with a few thundershowers likely during the afternoon. High Saturday 85 to 90. Extended Forecast Illinois' run of sunny, muggy weather continued today, with emperatures rising again to around 90, but the Weather Bu•eau said showers are at hand. Scattered thundershowers will levelop in the humid air tonight, forecasters, said, and continue Saturday and per- laps Sunday. Found Dead NO BULL, ITS HOT MARION, Ind.—Lord Sherman, an English Bull owned by David Copus, Marion, took to a cake of ice Thursday to beat the Indiana heat and humidity. (AP Wirephoto) • ••-•. • -. Two Teachers Leave $100,000 to Charity LE MARS, Iowa (AP) — Two sisters who saved 5100,0001 from their earnings during a long lifetime of teaching have left nearly all of the money to charitable organizations. This was disclosed " when the joint will of Rose Greenen, 82, and her sister, Lena, 84.was filed for probate. The eldest died two months ago and Rose died July 14. , They taught at Sioux' City before they retired five years ago and returned to Le Mars where they lived as children. Sioux City attorneys handling the estate said the Sisters had an automatic system of savings while teaching for more than 30 years. They left about 575,000 to the Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Family at Dubuque. The remainder was divided among other charitable and religious organizations, including churches in Sioux City, and Le Mars. William C. Straube Suffers Heart Attack EDWARDSVILLE — * Former Edwardsville Mayor William C. Straube was admitted Thursday to St. Joseph's Hospital, Highland, following a heart attack. Straube, who lives at 720 Bollman, is reported as "responding to treatment" today by a member of the family but still "seriously ill." Cost of Living Rises in June By Four-Tenths WASHINGTON (AP) — Living costs in .June rose four-tenths o: one per cent to a record high the Labor Department reported today.. The rise was the highest for a single month since September o: last year when an increase of six- tenth of one per cent was re- orderd. The June index at 106.6 compared to the 100 base for 1957-59 and was 1.2 per cent above last year. The, figures mean it cost $10.66 to buy in June the same living cost items which could be boughi for $10 in the 1957-59 period. Arnold Chase, assistant commissioner for prices and living conditions in the Bureau of Labor Statistics, said the June increase was due primarily to high er prices for food, housing and medical care. In addition, sales taxes were increased in several cities. Sharply higher sugar prices were a major cause of an advance in average food prices in June. Sugar prices rose by 32 pei cent and were 44 per cent above a year earlier. On v the whole, food prices averaged 1.4 per cent higher thai a year ago. Restaurant meals were 2.2 per cent higher. Charged in Theft of C? - ,- . , • ,474 From Woman, 82 William R. Basham, 20, of 420 Bowman St, East Alton, charged With theft of $5,474 from an 82- year-old Alton woman in whose home he was a boarder, has been released on $5,000 bond after waiving preliminary hearing Thursday. He was bound over to the Circuit Court grand jury. Mabel Wall, 1823 Main St., said she loaned the money to Basham during the past several months when he was boarding at hei home, until he moved to East Alton several weeks ago. Basham admitted to police in n signed statement that he had borrowed "around $5,000'' from Mrs. Wall while he lived at her home, and remembered paying back only $150. Basham said he paid off debts and bought cars and clothes with the money. FREE! Clip & Sovc ThliAd. ! Tvru well Sycnwr •* J*cob » Thm I net the fi Be «vo D ater . ft quench »»jr •pirinul *ir»J, (Joho 4:145) ALTON BIBLE & BOOK STORE E. BROADWAY" Gifts Religious Items HP 2*9091 Inside Car hi Garage EDWARDSVILLE — The wdy of a 34-year-old Rose- vood Heights man was found in he front seat of his car about :10 a.m. today,' inside the ga- age of his residence. The man, Joseph D. Campbell 1068 Old Oak Road, apparent- y had died of asphyxiation rom carbon monoxide, accorcl- ng to Deputy Corner Edwin Marks. Campbell was found slumped « his side in the front seat of he car, parked in the garage. he garage doors were closed ind the ignition of the car was on bur 'the motor was not run- >ing, sheriff's deputies said. Campbell's body was discovered by his wife. The body was noved to Mark's Mortuary in Wood River, where an inquest s pending. Will Soon Have Bomb, Say Chinese TOKYO (AP)-A high Chines Communist official asserted todaj his country will have nucleai weapons "in the not too distan future." The prediction was made b: Kuo Mo-Jo, chairman of thi China Peace Committee, in an address at a rally of 10,000 per sons in Peking commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Kor can armistice signing, the New China news agency said. The present attempt of a small number of countries to con trol the destiny of the people o the world by means of monopo lizing nuclear weapons will als< certainly be smashed in the no too distant future," Kuo Mo-Ji declared. "We revolutionary people wil surely be able to master the new techniques which the imperialists have been able to master." Western and Japanese officials have predicted that the Chines would be capable of exploding a nuclear device possibly within the year. But it was believed the firs time a responsible Chinese offi cial had given such a strong bin on the subject. Kuo's statement was obviously Peking's reaction to the limited nuclear test ban signed in Mos cow by the Soviet Union, United States and Great Britain. He gave no details nor exac timetable of when China may de velop a nuclear weapon. Amount Sought in Suit Is Reduced 23 Pickets Arrested At Seattle SEATTLE .{API— Twenty-three young white and Negro demonstrators picketing a civil rights hearing were arrested Thursday night. The City Council, when was considering appointments to a* hu man rights commission, ordered the arrests, The biraclal pickets sat or la on the floor through most of week in support of demands for more Negroes on the commls sion. The demonstrators, the oldes of whom was 22, were removed from a foyer outside the City Council chamber. Some hung limp in the arms of arresting of 'icers, others walked, but none resisted seriously. Nine of the demonstrators were booked on charges of loitering, resisting arrest and disturbing the peace. Bail for each was $200. The other youngsters, all under 16, were turned over to juvenile authorities and released to their parents. The arrests came as the City Council recommended confimia- ion of Mayor Gordon Clinton's nominations for the 12-man commission, which is being estab- ished primarily to promote open lousing in the city. Clinton included two Negroes imong his nominees. The demon- trators contended half the commission should be Negro. Tucker., Cop Killer, Executed JEFFERSON CITY, : Mo. (AP) iamrny Aire Tucker, convicted :op killer, died in Missouri's gas chamber at 12:10 a.m. today. Warden E.V. Nash pulled the ever at 12:07 a.m. which dropped •yanide pellets into a bucket of acid under the death chair. White umes of gas rose around the condemned man's face land three minutes later his- .head fell, for- vard for the last 'time'. Dr. H.W. Maxey, prison physician, pronounced him dead. • •Among the witnesses \vas Jack Crittendon, brother of Donald 1-ittenson, the Cape Girardeau police officer Tucker was convicted of killing. Under art order entered- by agreefilenl of the attorneys Ifl Alton City Court Thursday, the amount of damages sought in a suit by David G. Allen and his father, Newell H, Allen, against the operators of Pat's Package Liquor Store and Alton Progress, Inc., was reduced from $20,000 to $15,000. Operators of the package liquor store, named as defendants In the suit are Joseph and Agnes St. George. Alton Progress is named as owner of premises in which the liquor store Is located at 513 Belle St. ' The suit, brought under t h e dramshop act, is based on an incident of last April 12 in Rock Spring Park in which two youths were stabbed and David Allen was allegedly assaulted, Incurring a broken jaw and other injuries. Three of the youths, other than Allen, were subsequently fined $SO on disorderly conduct complaints. ' ' ,'j'. in the suit brought by Alder man Allen and his son it is aver red that on the evening of Apr! 12 the defendant operators of the liquorstore, or their agents, illegally sold or gave liquor to foui youths causing them to become in whole or part intoxicated. As a result, it is averred, the four wantonly assaulted the plain tiff, David G. Allen, striking him and causing him to suffer a jaw fracture, loss of some teeth, and other injury. The four youths named as hav ing.obtained liquor at the^ilefend- ants liquor store are: Roger Allen Radcliff', 17; Ronnie Ervin, 17; Gregory William Radcliff, 16; anl Joseph B. Reinhardt. At the hearing Thursday Judge I. H. Streeper overruled a motion to strike portions of the complaint, and gave leave to he plaintiffs to file an amended complaint to be answered by the defendants by Sept. 15. Subsequent to the April incident, Alton Liquor Control Commission imposed a 10-day suspension of business on Pat's Liquor Store under a citation for sale of beer to a minor. Accidentally Wounded by Shotgun Blast William Morgan Crummer Jr., 17, of 1426 Thorpe St., accidentally shot himself in the lower right side when one'chamber of a • double- barrelled' shotgun ' exploded about p'.rn;-'!'today.' . The accident occurred at his :iome, according- to the report. He was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital for emergency treatment, where his condition was unknown at 2 p.m. CHICAGO (AP)— Negro leaders nd the president of the Chicago Joard of Education have agreed o confer Tuesday on proposed changes in the city's neighborhood school policy, a target of recent protest demonstrations. The meeting was announced 'hursday by Clair M. Roddewig, iresident of the board, following a session with representatives' of he Congress of Racial Equality CORE) and the Chicago Urban GOP Nominates Committee To Reorganize Districts CHICAGO (API — The Republican State Central Committee worked today on a slate of 10 nominees for a commission to, re- vampIllinois' General Assembly House- districts. But it was a reluctant job for the GOP leaders whose nomination list must be submitted to Gov. Otto Kerner, a Democrat. Kerner will pick five nominees and five from a similar Democratic list to form the redistricting commission. Victor L. Smith of Robinson, state, GOP chairman, indicated that the committee members are more interested in final discussion' of a suit the party will file, asking that a remap plan adopted by the legislators and vetoed by Kerner be validated. "The members have little confidence that a commission can agree," Smith said, "and it looks as if we'll get into the confusion arising from a House election at large. "There'd be 400 names on an at large ballot, with voters standing in line and people in the booths taking 30 minutes to sort out candidates. A great many voters wouldn't get to vote." Smith said the 24-member central committee faced considerable discussion over selection of re- map commission nominees, but time would be made to discuss legal aspects of a suit. One such suit already in the courts will be studied. The action, by State Rep. Gale Williams, R- Murphysboro, asking an injunc- I WE DO OUR OWN FINANCING AT SLACK FURNITURE and APPLIANCE 8Q, 203 W, Third Sf^Dswntswii Alton ' Unj Termfr-Many, Many Monttu to Pay! tion to restrain Kerner from appointing a commission, was dismissed in Sangamon County Circuit Court and is now on ap peal. Smith said the new suit proba bly will concentrate on challeng ing Kemer's right to appoint a commission. , Under provisions of a 1954 amendment to the Illinois Consti tution, failure of the legislature to redistr'ict the House on a pop illation basis .every 10 years a the first session after publication of census figures required th governor to appoint a commission to do the job. A commission is allowed onl> four months to agree upon new boundaries. If it fails to do so election of 177 House members from the 59 districts must be con ducted at large, Smith said it will, be the GOP contention in a suit that Kernel cannot appoint a commission i the legislature agrees on a House remap bill. This, Smith said, wa done. SAVE WITH THRIFTY S. D. P. UTO INSURANCE Through the Safe Driver Plan your rate is based on your own driving record,-Why4>ay for the careless and reckless driver? For a better ,deaj with thrifty S.D.P. auto insurance, call your Millers' Mutual man today! No Membership JERRY LAMAR East Alton- Wood River PUone 251.863)} MILLERS' MUTUAL k Ol» (H-INOIf N8URANC0 AUTOtHQMJI RESURFACE ALTON HIGH LOT The north half of the parking lot at Alton High project where half will bo School is being resurfaced, with concrete driveways of the resurfacing win oe and blacktop parking areas. The work is a two-phase Negroes Will Confer On Schools in League. "No agreement has been reached," Roddewig reported, "except that there will be a discussion of matters on the agenda." The agreement to meet is expected to end demonstrations at the board's downtown offices svhich resulted in a clash with police July 17 and brought the arrest of 13 persons. "I feel there will be no more sit-ins before the ,July 30 meeting," said, Sam Rlley, who has offered his, resignation as Chicago chairman of CORE but still holds the post pending action by the members. "I hope we will have no reason for a sit-in after the July 30 meeting." Items o n the agenda include proposed withdrawal of charges against the 13 persons arrested in the demonstrations. Roddewig, when asked about his item, said disposition of the •harges was up to the state's at- orney, ' ' "But we will have our attorneys alk with the state's attorney," he added. The agenda for.. Tuesday's meeting nlso Includes, "open en- ollmenl - for - integration of all schools." Terrorists Loose 86 Still Missing in Caracas By PAUL FINCH CARACAS, Venezuela (AP)— Venezuelan troops and police combed Caracas today for 86 Communist terrorists and common criminals who fought their ivay out of a crowded prison in a gun battle that left at least 5 dead and 51 wounded. About 200 of the 816 terrorists and criminals at Reten La Planta jrison—in a residential section of Caracas — participated in the break Thursday. They overpowered 40 guards and poured out of the prison gates and a hole in a wall under construction. Troop reinforcements drove back all but 102.. Sixteen were rounded up' shortly afteiv ward. '; ' ' '.'... Scattered automatic fire was heard in parts of Caracas during the night. There were reports of a number of robberies and shootings. Prison officials said imprisoned members of the Armed Forces of National Liberation, known also as FALN, incited criminals to join them in the break. The FALN, known for sabotage and attacks on Venezuelan and U.S.-owned installations and businesses, has vowed to overthrow President.. Romulo Bqtaricourt's democratically elected government and set. up a Castro-style regime. Some sources suggested the break was timed to coincide with today's 26th of July anniversary marking , Prime Minister Fidel Castro's initial attempt 10 years ago to launch a revolution in Cuba. Negroes contend there is de ncto segregation in Chicago's mblic schools, which operate on a neighborhood basis. Pupils In uch school as -a result corre- pond racially to the racial character of their living area. CORE has demanded an "open nrollment" policy, effective in September, under which pupils v o u 1 d be allowed to attend chools outside their home dis- ricts. Other subjects Roddewig and he Negro leaders have agreed to discuss Tuesday are integration of school faculties, provisions for access to information about school capacities and boundaries, and redistricting of high schools or integration. ; ",. ~X<-£, •* ",T " OVERSEAS DELIVERY AVAILABLE Our most expensive option: A hole in the roof. When you gp out to buy o MY, you know just what you're getting into. The cqr itself costs ; 1,695.00*, The sunroof costs '90.00 more, and it'i the most expensive'exiro that comes put of our factory. * ' You can't bgy power steering, pow^r brakes, power windows or power gny. thing else. • Yog just dpn't need them. You also can't buy bucket $epti, o he.pter o,nd defroster, sle'clric windshield woshen or o tynchromonh 4.speed slick ;hift. they oil come with the cor. • We charge extra 'or the sunroof because a lot axfo goes into it; eoch one U/tHec! by hand. Open it, ond,y.og gei'no'hlng' but sky. , C!ps$ it; ana 1 ypy get npthing qt oil. 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