Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 27, 1963 · Page 8
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 8

Alton, Illinois
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Saturday, July 27, 1963
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mm ALTON EVENING TELECfcAPtt SATURDAY JULY Jt\ 1963 At Springfield This Year Capitol May Set ,' Ail-Time Tourist Record Ity fOM LOFTtIS h Cof respondent SPM1NGFIELD, ill. (SpeclaD- Mdfe thatt half a million people will probably come to the Illinois Capitol Building this year to es- tablish an all-time record for vis itors. That's t h e conservative e?ti mate of Mort Bermatt of Spring field, the chief guide in the capi tol who leads a staff of six in con Hospital Notes Alton Memorial MEDICAL Mrs. Rosemary Lee, East Alton Eldon Baker, Brighton Joseph Rhodes, 1927 Orchard klmberly Olden, 3617 Morn Miss Bessie Webster, 2010 Park James Williams, Wood River Mrs. Marilyn Pope, 1659 Washington SURGICAL David Thomas, Granite City Deborah Ross, 2722 Viewland Leon Ross, 2722 Viewland David Ross, 2722 Viewland Billy Yost, East Alton Luther Diserens, 3622 Thomas James Bull, South Roxana John Corder, 1203 Norton Mrs. Occie Allen, 3157 Paul DISMISSALS David File, 1230 Rodemeyer Edward Johnson, Godfray Mrs. Mary Lou Claxton, - 2011 Brown Mrs. Clara Debow, 440 Jefferson Dale Dick, 1900 N. Rodgers Richard G. King, 912-A Royal Joseph Slinsky, East Alton James Sinclair, Jerseyville Rebecca Tuetken, 2229 Central Steve Naughton, Godfrey Richard Ells, 818 McPherson Lestine Thien, Wood River Mrs. Bertha Kuncar, 303 Bluff Melvin Montague, Wood River Mrs. Frances Bridgeman, 2173 Fernwood Mrs. Nancy Zumwalt, Bethalto Mrs. Leah Fulkrod, Moro Mrs. Dorothy Young, East Alton Mrs. Wanda Kasinger, Alton Mrs. Sharon Dike, Wood River John P. Jones, Wilsonville' Theresa Kulenkamp, 3201 Belle Mrs. Bernadine Wolf, East Alton Jersey Community MEDICAL Mrs. Carl Gross, Jerseyville Mrs. William Brandt, Greenfield DISMISSALS Mrs. Calvin Utterback, Dow Michael Allen, Jerseyville Mrs. Robert Zipprich, Jerseyville Harry Miller, Jerseyville Orlen Lane, Fieldon Mrs. Joseph Greene, Kane William Me Adams Jr., Jerseyville Wood River Township MEDICAL Mrs. Agnes Dolan, 217 S. Seventh Mrs. Clara C. Starbuck, 401 Bowman, East Alton George H. Forsting, Hartford Mrs. Lottie Williams, 611 N. Drive, East Alton SURGICAL Donald E. Porter, Hartford Mrs. Virginia M. Owens, South Roxana Helena Jane Luter, South Roxana Miss Carolyn S. Dorris, Bethalto DISMISSALS Ronald Lloyd Dillon, Hartford Danny Edward Unterbrink, Hartford Larry Ray Hutchens, 158 W. Airline Dr., East Alton Susan Joyce Hutchens, 158 W. Airline Dr., East Alton Jerry Ellis Kuehnel, 644 Leslie Barbara Irene Hambelton, Roxana Robert C. Jarnagin, Cottage Hills St. Joseph's MEDICAL Clarence E. Markel, 97 Carstens, Wood River Donald J. Maronie, 601 Washington Robert A. Stemecker, 816 McKinley Blvd. William Morgan Crumer, 1426 Tharp James Winslow, Bethalto Marion F. Whitten, 236 West 7th George Daubman, 2008 Allen SURGICAL Theodore Hauser, 2410 Lloyd Miss Patricia Ann Jones, Edwardsville Pierce L. Dunn, Rte. 1, Cape Girardeau Mrs. Dolores J. Stephens, 2412 State Miss Brenda Smith, St. Louis George Schmitt, 2405-A North Florissant, St. Louis, Mo. DISMISSALS Mrs. Fannie Albright, South Roxana George Barnhart, Glen Carbon, 111. Mrs. Rose Bayer, 927 East 4th Mrs, Patricia Davis, 616 Ridge Mrs. Lois Endicott, Edwardsville Mrs. Vivian Gorin, Rte. 2, Brighton Homer Grenzebach, 5003 Alicia Drive Mrs. Shirley Johnson, 222 Sotfth 13th, Wood Rivet- Clarence E. Markel, 97 Carstens Wood River Mrs. Marilyn W. Pope, 1711 Washington Mrs. Marjorie E. Sampson, Edwardsville Colombus Scales, 1214 Coppingei Mrs. Marilyn E. Sheff, 1804 Myrtle Mrs. Elsie A. Strader, 2814 Viewland Mrs. Ocie W. Tarrant, Rte. 1, Alton Albert I. Wagner, 3116 Paul Gus A. Walter, 1216 W. 9th George T. Deal, Edwardsville St. Anthony's MEDICAL David Bruce, 111 Conley, Wood River Mrs. Jessie Mielke, Grafton Jesse Burleson, 3406 Gillham Mrs. Agnes Miller, Rte. 2, Godfrey Mrs. Yuba Englar, 953 State, Wood River DISMISSALS Sherre Suhre, Alhambra Mrs. Lora Edwards, Cottage Hills Mrs. Shirley Soles, Rte. 2, Bunker Hill William Taylor, 2614 Edwards Mrs. Gertrude Abischer, 1130 Brown Mrs. Mildred Fallen, 1205 McKinley Wisconsin Vehicle Law Challenged MADISON, Wis. (AP)-A suit by a Galesburg, HI., firm challenging the Wisconsin motor vehicle law has been dismissed by Judge Richard W. Bardwell in Dane County Circuit Court. The firm, Knox Motor Service, Inc., challenged the constitutionality of a 1961 law under which the state collects a $10 annual fee for each vehicle operated by common motor carriers in Wisconsin. The fees are turned over to a private rate and tariff rating bureau. The firm filed suit to collect a $5 refund for each of six trucks it said were engaged in intrastate commerce in Wisconsin in 1962. Judge Bardwell, in dismissing the suit, upheld the state's contention that the firm is a foreign corporation, not licensed to do business in Wisconsin, and, therefore, has no standing to challenge ducting guided tours of the building. For the first six months of 1963, when the legislature was in session, Herman counted a total of 114,252 who came to his information desk on the first floor of the capilol, to get instructions on where to go and what to see. However, he says, "you can count on at least another 100,000 Who visited the building but didn't come to the desk so that they could be counted." Of that total, during the first six months of this year, 86,921 were school children who came from 1,462 different schools all over the state. This includes grade school, junir high school and high school level students. Again of that total, 2,091 people were from states other than 111- nois and 12,488 came from this state. •100,000 In 1001 Herman estimates that in 1961, when he counted about 400,000 people visiting the capitol, the high was established that year. This year, he feels, the volume of visiting traffic is such that he will be counting a new record by the end of 1963. For one thing, Herman says, he still has the 12-day period for the State Fair coming up, and during that time he expects thousands upon thousands to go through the building. During the legislative session, he averaged between 1,200 and 1,400 daily, but even then, the busiest day was May 3 when 61 schools sent 4,040 students to tour the capitol. That pai-ticular day, however, the General Assembly was not in session. More and more schools are including a tour of the capitol each semester for students in classes n government, Herman said. 'And they're most welcome too," he adds. "Some of these youngs- ers can't get enough informa- ion about their state government, he state officers and everything else, and we're only too glad to give them all that data we've •ot." Visit Governor Too But the legislature isn't the on- y attraction for visitors or delegation of students in the capitol. Many of them want to visit the offices of Gov. Otto Kerner and Secretary of State Charles F. Carpentier and whenever possible, this is arranged for the school delegations. "There is also a big upsurge in tourists to Illinois," Berman says. This 'Land of Lincoln 1 slogan is a much bigger attraction than you might think." It is the policy of Berman's boss, Secretary Carpentier, to riave each guide talk personally and unhurriedly with every visl- or who wants information. That keeps the guides. busy all day, seven days a week, alitl all of hem have the same reaction: The vork is interesting and they like t. Each man works only five day.- i week, of course, but the schedule means Sunday work on a ro- ating basis. After the State Fair ends, it vill almost be time for school to again. Then, schools again vill be sending government classes (and other social science classes) to visit the capitol. More. Enr.h Year More' and more of them cohie each year," Berman says, "and luring the last six months of this year, we expect more than we've lad previously." Vacations for the guides will have ended by then, of course. Berman himself just finished his vacation to be back by the time the State Fair begins. He visited Europe, especially to see a son stationed in Germany as a first ieulenant with the Army. "You didn't happen to take a guided tour in Europe, did you?" e was asked. "I sure did," he replied, "and enjoyed it very, very milch." Berman originally came from Aurora, but he has been in Spring- ield for many years now, having managed a theater here before he legan working as a capitol guide even years ago. "Show business is a good background for this," he says. "It iclps when you meet the public— o many of them—every day. You {now it doesn't seem too long ago vhen I took my first tour of this tuilding. I don't mean guiding a our; I mean taking it as a tour- st. And I still find the place as nteresting as ever." 6 From Edwardsville Admitted to Hospital EDWARDSVILLE — Six area esidents were admitted Friday to t. Joseph's Hospital, Highland, nd three patients were discharg- d. Admitted were: Julius Spitze, 00 West Fourth; Miss Rosemarie L a n d a, Rte. 4; Mrs. Gloria Daech, 821 Ann; Charles Brazier, 49 East High; Joseph Garde, 636 ceived their bulbs from the. local service club, A Kiwanis trophy and ribbons will be awarded the best spike exhibited in this class. Among the trophies to be awarded will be the achievement award, Orchard; Mrs. Kate Cragg, Glen champion spike, grand champion three spike, grand champion basket, best recent introduction, ,best seedling, • grand champion five Carbon. Discharged were: Ralph Hardy, '06 Thomas; Mrs. Mary Perry, 5 Abner PL; Mr. Earl Snyde'r and daughter, Rte. 1. the law. Bardwell also found that the firm had not complied with statutes requiring posting of bond in a suit against the state. The judge said Knox does not lave to comply with the 1961 law if it is engaged solely in interstate commerce. STOP WISHING.. START DRIVING! Got a "pocketful of dreams" about a newer car but luck the rendy cash to match? LooU into ft low cost Auto jUnn from u». Action will tte fust! Convenient terms! PHONE HO S-D2H 0Jt SE» ItJSNNEV KLOOS MIDSTATES FINANCE CO. |U Ridge, near MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY JULY 29-30-31! SLACKS! TROUSERS! PLAIN SKIRTS! CLEANED AND PRESSED for $ r.29 TRY OUR QUALITY SHIRT SERVICE BOX STORAGE $ 2.99 Per Box PLUS REGULAR CLEANING CHARGE TWO CONVENIENT LOCATIONS; MONT1CELLO PLAZA GODFREY, ILLINOIS EASTGATE PLAZA EAST ALTON, ILLINOIS COMPLETE EXPERT ALTERATIONS OFF TO THE WILDS Members of Explorer Post 57 are all packed to leave at 6 a,m, Sunday for a trip to Phitnioitt Scout Ranch in New Mexico. The boys and their scoutmaster plan to stop in Army camps en route to the western wilderness area, Scoutmaster Herschel Wilson is at right, and clockwise from him are Marvin Saville, Ken Kauble, Neil Ott, Bob Myers, James Steele and Richard Kauble. Gladiolus Sliotv to Be Held Sunday EDWARDSVILLE — The 18th annual gladiolus show of the Southwestern Chapter of the Illinois Gladiolus Society, in cooperation with the stale society, will be staged Sunday at the Madison County courthouse. Vernon Marti of Edwardsville is show manager assisted by Marcel lus Kaufhold of Belleville. Members of the show committee are: Miss Jennie L. Sloan, Mrs. Verna Rohrkaste, Mrs. Thelma Huser, C. W. Owens, C. E. Eads, Henry Huser, Mrs. Virginia Kaufhold, Mrs. C. W. Owens, Homer Marii, Charles Jennings. Gene Theil, Don Hornung and Richard Gocwert. Show entries (except Kiwanis) will be made at the, courthouse between 7 and 11 a.m. Sunday. Kiwanis entries all to be made between 9 and 11. Judging' will start at 11:30 and the show will be open to the public from 1:30 to 5 p.m., no admission charge. Kiwanis entries are Edwardsville children those who of re- spikes, noyice champion'and arrangement chanlpion. 3 Hartford Youths Hurt In Mishap EDWARDSVILLE - Three Hartford youths suffered minor injuries about midnight Friday when their car went out of control on Poag Road, near the old Bohm School building. Miss Donna Flackus, 16 and Richard Schubert, 21, were taken to Wood River Township Hospital for treatment of cuts and abrasions. Robert Wilefred, 16, was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, Alton for treatment. 4-H Dress Model Winners Announced EDWARDSVILLE — Ten winners in the preliminary judging of 4-H Club dress models, in the category of party, sports, church and miscellaneous dresses, named Friday at the Madison County fair, were: Carol Ann Marti, Diane Kinney, Linda Kozer and Diana Tadlock, all of Granite City; Marie Koelz, Highland, Judy Elaine Sievers, H a m e 1; Linda Branding, Edwardsville; Connie Casper, Alhambra; Rita Boehm, Collinsville, and Beverly Cooper, Moro. The. girls, together with previous preliminary winners, will appear tonight for final judging and awards. , Mamie, Bo to Talk It Over Kj THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Actress Mamie Van Doren has arrived in Tacoma to see Bo Belinsky, her erstwhile fiance. "So many terrible things were said about us when we broke up," she said. "I felt terrible. When Bo asked me to come here and talk to him, I caught a plane." Belinsky, a left-handed pitcher playing in Tacoma with Hawaii of the Pacific Coast Baseball League, would neither confirm nor deny that he and Miss Van Doren would be married. They met when he was pitching for the Los Angeles Angels. LOS ANGELES (AP) — .Col. Beirne Lay Jr., 53, author ol movie scenarios including "12 O'clock High," "Above and Be yond," and "Strategic Air Command," has retired from the Air Force. When he announced his retirement, Lay learned his book, "I Wanted Wings," inspired Maj. Gen. Ben I. Funk to become a pilot 29 years ago. Funk, 50, commands the Air Force's Space Systems Division. JAKARTA (AP)—President Su karno of Indonesia has a new title, "The Supreme Social Worker." A news agency in Jakarta reported the title was given to the 62-year-old chief executive by the government's Social Work Department. MAKE FAMILY NIGHT! L TO N SHOP TILL 9 P.M. BELLE jw** assess N*9 ^ . .. oollA * State «"r,_ ^ a ,M storo yi A & P Food Stores 411 Piasa Biederman Furniture 202-201 Piasa Carson Jewelry 21 S W. 3rd Franklin Union . 300 E. Broadway Hurwirz Jewelers 218 W. 3rd J & R Auto Stores Spiegel Catalog Desk 400 Belle Myers Brothers 3rd and Piasa Sts, Paul's Fabrics 214 W. 3rd Schaeffer's ' 108 \V, 3rd Sears Roebuck Co. 305-33 I'itvsu Slack Furniture 203 W. 3rd Thrifty Drug 388 Hollo Thrift Hardware BOO MONDAY KITE FREE PARKING METERS OftfJOU/t We treat every discussion and banking transaction with the utmost confidence and privacy. You have favored us with your patronage. We pledge to serve you in the manner you so justly deserve. BANK TRUST I3ST THIRD AND P 15 t , STREETS

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