Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 31, 1963 · Page 2
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 2

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, July 31, 1963
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JPAUtO f \Vd ALTON EVfcNtNG For Emergency Use Shelter SCATTERED SHOWERS A mostly sunny and pleasant day Is in store for the northeast and the far west on Wednesday, \vhile the midsec area. Showers and thnndershowers should develop during the afternoon over the deep south and along the east- tlou of the nation should have partly em slopes of the Rockies, The Pacific * « * i . •* * • I '.t * . » » " i M i 1 * cloudy skies and hot temperatures over the Plains, More seasonable levels can be expected over eastern portions of this Bond Promoted to Assistant Chief northwest coast can expect another partly cloudy and cool day, (AP Wire- photo) WeatherForecast Find Ward Guilty of 2 Charges LONDON (AP) — Dr. Stephe Ward was convicted today of tw charges of living on the immpra earnings of prostitutes. The society osteopath, lyin gravely ill in a London hospita from an overdose of drugs, wa found innocent on three other vic< charges against him. The verdict was reached on the trial's eighth day by the jury o 11 men and one woman after 4'/| hours of deliberation. Conviction on all prison charges might have meant a sentence of 25 years in prison. Court officials said that Justice Sir Archie Marshall would not sentence Ward, if convicted, until he Is well enough to be present. Ward still was in a coma five hours after admission to the hospital. Doctors and- nurses-.were administering oxygen in an effort to bring him around. Christine Keeler, alleged by the prosecution lo be the star attraction in a circus of prostitutes run by Ward, was stunned. Hospital authorities indicated that Ward was expected to re r cover. The presiding judge completed his summing up of the evidence and his instructions to the jury after cancelling Ward's bail of $3,000 pounds ($8,400) and instructing the police to "take the normal steps to ensure greater security" of Ward. The five charges against Ward are all misdemeanors although they carry a possible lolal penalty of 25 years in prison. Ward, 50, an osteopath and artist, was found unconscious this morning by a friend, Noel Howard Jones, in whose Chelsea district flat he had spent the night. A resident of the building said he understood Ward had left "lots and lots of notes." A source close to Ward said that among the notes was one to Julia Gulliver, 22, his constant companion in recent weeks; one to Barry O'Brien, a newspaper reporter who testified in his defense at the trial, and one to his lawyers. Ward, charged with two counts of procuring young girls for immoral purposes and three counts of living off the proceeds of pros titution, could get a maximum of 25 years in prison. Ward is accused of operating a John Bond, 12 years a rnembe of Alton fire department, has bee promoted to assistant tire chie effective Thursday. Bond's appointment by Fil Chief Warren Grable, the depar ment head, was announced e noon today following Bond's cert fication for advancement by A ton Civil Service Commission. A written examination for pro motion to assistant chief was hel by the commission July 12, an was completed with final OK tests Tuesday evening. Alton has two assistant 1 i r chiefs. The other is Paul Stilwel Bond, 38, began service in th fire department in May of 1951 He was promoted to engineer in October, 1952. His advancemen :q the rank of captain followed in January, 1960. He is married, has two children and resides at 1806 Woodland Ave Bond's promotion leaves a va- :ancy in the grade of captain, anc a promotion to captain will in turn eave a vacancy in the grade ol ngineer. The civil service commission eld an examination for promo on to captain a week ago, and nother on promotion to engineer esterday. 14 Firemen Take Exam For Engineer Fourteen members of Alton Fire Department took a competitive xamination Tuesday before the Civil Service Commission for pro- lotiori to the rank of engineer. The wrtiten examination was onducted in the council chambei f city hall, starting at 9:30 a.m. Today's examinations was one f a July series of three conduct- d .by the commission to deter- nine eligibility for departmental romotions, Two weeks ago, the commission eld an examination on promotion the position of assistant fire lief, and a week ago an examin- tion on promotion to the rank of re captain. A vacancy now exists for regu- ar appointment as fire chief, and hen that has been filled it will reate vacancies in the lower anks. The commission is to hold a nal -oral test tonight for appli ants who took the written exam- nation for assistant chief. table of prostitutes in which 'hristine Keeler, the former mis- •ess of ex-war minister John D. Tofumo, and Marilyn (Mandy) Uce-Davies were star attractions. Asks to Be Freed; Says His Sentence 1s Served EDWARDSVILLE — Lucian James Hopkins, who was sentenced to prison from Madison County 17 years ago on a burglary conviction was scheduled to appeal- before Circuit Judge Joseph Ban- today seeking release from the Menard State Penitentiary on grounds that he was unlawfully imprisoned. Hopkins was given a prison term of 13-20 years by former circuit judge Edward F, Bareis on Oct. 3, 1946, on a burglary indictment returned by a Circuit Court grand pury. Hopkins alleges tfrae he was deprived of a term 1 of six years good behavior by former menard prison warden Jerome F. Miinie' at a time when riots occurred ul the state penitentiary. Munie was later replaced by Ross V. Randolph, the present warden at Menard. Accompanied by two prison guards, Hopkins was brought here this morning for his scheduled ap pearance before Judge Barr at 1 p.m. He was given his noon meal at the county jail where he awaited hearing on his petition for release. The habeas corpus complaint alleges that his sentence has expired and demands his immediate release from the penitentiary. Madison County Public Defends Alton and vicinity: Clear to partly cloudy with little temperature change through Thursday. A few widely scattered nighttime thttndershowers in the area. Low tonight about 70. High Thursday in the low 90s. Extended Forecast Southern Illinois — Tempera t u r e s will average 1 to 5 degrees below the seasonal norm als for the period Thursda; through Monday with no imporl ant day to day changes in tern perature. Normal highs are in th upper 80s or low 90s, Normal low are in the upper 60s or low 70s Precipitation amounts will be bea vy ranging from one-half inch t one inch with marked local vari ations. Scattered showers anc thunderstorms are likely through the period. $750,000 Sought in 2 Fatalities EDWARDSVILLE — Separate uits seeking damages totaling o r e than $750,000 were filed Tuesday in Circuit Court here, y administrators of estates of wo men fatally injured at Owns-Illinois Glass Co. Allon plant ast year when a crane struck a igh voltage wire. Named defendants in the two omplaints, each seeking $390,000 ere the Owens-Illinois Glass Co., Uton; J. Frank Rowden and Sons ixcavating Co. of Alton; Union ilectric Co., Alton and William anders, Alton. The petitions were filed in the ircuit clerk's office by adminis- rators of the estates of Harold Cook, Alton, and, Robert Billing vho lived in Godfrey. They were ipefitters, whose deaths occur- ed when a crane contacted high oltage wires over their heads al he plant Sept. 12, 1962. The complaint alleges that Wilam Sanders, a crane operator mployed by the J. Frank Rowen and Sons, negligently caused crane to come into contact vith Ihe high voltage wires of Unon Electric Co. at the plant. The plaintiffs, represented by he Granite City law firm of Morn, Beatty, Hisott and Schooley, re seeking §30 each from the de- endants Sanders and Rowden in ne count of the petition. A second count in both suits eeks $150,000 each against the lowden firm. Owens-Illinois Glass Co. is de- endant in a third count of the wo complaints in which $30,000 s sought by both of the plaintiffs. Another count in the complaints, led by families of the two de- eased men, asks for $150,000 ach from Owens Illinois. In a last count of the two pe- tions Union Electric Co. of Alon is defendant in which the Iwo laintiffs are suing for $30,000 each lleging thai the high voltage /ires are permitted to sag. The complaints allege that Un)n Electric failed to place warn- ig signs in the area designating amount of voltage carried by le wires. The suit declares that wires were not properly in ulated. Posting of signs on Alton's fallout shelters began today. The work was started after the arrival here of a sign posting party from the Army Engineer Corps, and first signs were posted on Alton Cily Mall. Posting of buildings approved as public fallout shelters began after the group conferred with A. G. Deuckeri Alton civil defense director, and obtained a listing of the shelters. Deucker said 4-1 shelter locations have been approved, and consent of the owners of six of these for their emergency Use has thus far been obtained. James Dunn of Chicago, who is in charge of tile survey party, said consent from the shelter owners of the 38 who have not yet signed licenses will be sought as the party tours the locations, and that the parly might be here as long as four days in an effort to get all possible frosting completed. Two Units The sign posting party is composed of two two-man units each of which travels in carryall vehicles which have" ladders, tools, and other equipment for the posting operations. Murrell Stewart was assigned from the city public works department to accompany and assist the Engineer Corps group, and direct them to the approved listed locations. The six buildings already licensed for use and which were- lo be immedialely marked wit signs are: City Hall and post of fice at 3rd and Alby streels YMCA at 3rd and Market; SIU science hall on its College Ave nue campus; and the Cathedra parish house and Catholic Cliil drens" Home, both on State street. Dunn said that the marked shel :ers will later on be stocked wiii emergency supplies — food, wa ter, and first aid and medica terns. The quantities will be based on the rated number of persons he shelters are qualified to serve, and will be in amouiils sufficient for two weeks. Deucker said he would accorn- Jany the Chicago party as li- :enses for use of the designated mildings as public fallout shel- ers are sought. Dunn said that vhere oral permission was given, igns might be posted without r aiting for formal signatures to •>e agreements, if these were not mmediately obtainable. To Got Job Done "We want to clear up the post- ng operations as completely as wssible before we move on,' said Dunn. A total of 51 Alton buildings >vas initially approved by army engineers as suitable for falloul fielters, but permission for use of about seven was declined, Deucker said, tills including several public schools. Originally it was proposed that he city's public' works department do the sign posting, but Deucker said lhat department had been too busy in the spring and iiimmer to proceed with Ihe job. At the meeting of the civil de- ense commission, a week ago, it vas noted that emergency supply equisitions for four of Ihe shel- ers were in hand, bul il was Advanced work in Ihe SIU program in nursing will be Iransfer- red to the Edwardsville campus next spring. The University Board of Trustees authorized shifting the detriment, organized in 1955, to he new campus at Edwardsville. Miss Virginia Harrison, department chairman, said general and pecial hospitals in the bi-state area will be used in advanced ihases of the program rather than Ihicago institutions. Preparations for the changeover will start this fall. Southern las two programs in nursing, one 'or registered nurses who wish lo obtain a bachelor of science degree and one for students wishing o earn both the academic de- ree and professional licensure R.N.) greed these be held until lielter signs were in place. the Negro Named to Norfolk School Board Position NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Hilary H. Jones Jr. 40, an attorney, is the first Negro member of the Norfolk School Board. Jones, a Norfolk native and a Boston University graduate, was liosen unanimously by the seven- nember board Tuesday to suc- •eed Stanley Walker, who reigned to run for the state legis- ature. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ... John Morrisey Hopkins at the Judge Barr. will represent hearing before CAMERAS i and EQUIPMENT PHOTO-ART SHOP WQQJJ JHY1» WAfc 86 ?U County's Largest Camarn Shopl stave ON ALL SUMMER ITEMS AT WOOD RIVER All insurance is NOT the same, If you own a CAR, a HOME or a BUSINESS, it pays to check with Millers' Mutual before you renew your present policy, Phpne today to find out how you can | receive MORE PROTECTION AT A LOWER COST. No Membership Fee Robert E, Muehfeman Office HO 5-C551 After 5 p.m. HO 2-1887 MILLERS' MUTUAL or IUUNOI* NCURANC* AUTO • HOHI IVflHIIf GAAC MOVES TO NEW QUARTERS Francis Kaar, director of Greater Alton Associa- property into the organization's new office at 112 E, tion of Commerce, watches workmen move GAAC Broadway this morning. SIU Edwardsville to Get Nurse Program Students may take the General Studies courses required of all university student at either campus, Miss Harrison said. Some professional courses must, for the present, be taken on the Carbondale campus, However, all students will complete their academic work and clinical experience in East St. Louis and St. Louis. Selected to provide the best possible education for SIU nursing students, the Christian Welfare and St._ Mary's Hospitals in East St. Louis, with a total of 534 bers, will be used for general medicine, surgical, obstetric, and pediatric experience. Public health and psychiatric experience will be offered through work with the East Side Health District and Renard in the Barnes Hospital group of the Washington University Med- Edson Smith Will Head County History Museum EDWARDSVILLE — A. Edson mith, current president of t h e Vladison County Historical Socie- y Tuesday night was named full ime superintendent of the pro- >osed county historical museum in the former Weir residence. Smith announced today that he vould resign his presidency of the society, which he has headed for lie past three years, and would Iso resign from the board of di- ectors to take over the duties of is new position. He formally resigned as super- ntendent of Wood River Community High School Friday and lans to take over his new post Oct. 1. Mrs. Louise Ahrens present curator of the museum in the Court- ouse, was named as Smith's as- sistant. Another highlight of the meeting in Edwardsville National Bank was the donation of $6,681.84 from the county sesquicentennial committee to the renovation fund of the proposed museum. The susquicentennial group formally dissolved as it turned over to the museum the balance of the funds it had raised. Architect Ed Kane was authorized to go ahead with a structural repair of the museum and it is hoped the building will be ready for use as museum by Nov. 1. A proposed amount of $34,000 is needed — $12,000 for purchase of the former residence and $22,000 for renovation and equipping of the building. o ical Center in St. Louis. The change from the presenl plan is necessary because the University of Illinois program from which Southern has benefit- ted in the past has become too large to accommodate SIU students for their clinical experience in Chicago. "We are grateful to the University of Illinois College of Nursing for its generous cooperation during our early years. We could nol have gone so far so fast without its assistance," Miss Harrison said. Arrangements are being made for housing and transportation oj student nurses in East St. Louis. Approved by the SIU board as professor of nursing and chairman of the department beginning Sept. 1 was Mrs. Margaret Towell Shay, chairman of Marshall University's (W, Va.) department of nursing since 1960. Mrs. Shay houds B.S. and M.A. degrees from New York University and has completed the course work for the doctorate there. Appointed assistant director of nursing at Fordham Hospital in New York City in 1938, she became director of education there in 1940. Before taking her present position at Marshall University she was director of the division of nursing at Clark University (Mass.) and dean of the Adelphia College (N.Y.) School of Nursing. In 1946-47 she utilized a research ;rant at Columbia University to make a sludy of Praclical Nurse Education in the United States for the Kellogg Foundation. The SU board reappointed Miss Harrison professor and coordinator of pre-clinical training. Godfrey 4-H'rs Achievement Show Thursday Godfrey Go-Getters 4-H Club will have their annual achievement night at 8 p.m. Thursday in Godfrey Civic Center. The girl will model dresses they have made, show their food projects and other special projects. It was announced that Marilyn Groshans was named second in Tier group at the County Fair in the school dresses category. Karen Koeller will model her outfit at the State Fair on Aug. 16, as a county delegate to the fair. Riunmerfield To Sing With Municipal Band Charles Rumnierfield will be the vocal soloist at concerts of the Alton Municipal Band to be held Thursday in Riverview Park and Sunday in Rock Spring Park. Both concerts will begin at 8 p.m. Rummerfield will sing, "If I Loved You," by Rodgers. Other selections on the program are: Ihe march, "Golden Jubilee," by Sousa; the overture, "Morning, Noon and Night," by Von Suppe; a descriptive, "Boulevardier," by Hurzori; a concert piece, "Latiii Wtagic," by Paul; concert march, 'March of Time No. 1," arr. by flichards. A novelty, "Hand Me Down My Swin'lng Cahe," by Hill; concert march, "Starlight," arr. Alford; the popular, "Besame, Mou- eho,' arr. Kent; the march, "Man- tou Heights," by Christiansen; D aso Doble, "Esparia Cani," by Warquina; and the march, "High School Cadet," by Sousa. Subdivision Plat Fails To Get OK Onkhlll Subdivision plan was rejected Tuesday by (bo City Plftti Commtsiikm because IhbfoUBhfafe construct!*! doeS «6t comply with city ordinances. The preliminary plat tof the subdivision oil Plertifi Lafle In Godfrey tolled to show ctirb and glittering, sidewalks, proper width of streets, and proper;.'Street stir- facing material, commission members said. The plat must be resUbmltted will street Improvements added, before tile commission will fe- riommend Us approval lo C11 y Council, Mayor P, W. tiay, chairman of the commission stated. The subdivision la being developed by John KlelnschnlUger. In other action, the commission recommended approval ol the preliminary plat of the Springcrest Subdivision, near llio Bell- llne Highway and N, Rogers Ave- following n recommendation from the Public Works Department. Commission members said everything on the pint seemed to be in order except the sewage disposal system. The developer planned lo Install septic 1 systems in the subdivision, but the small size of 12 of the lots may prohibit use of septic tnnks, the commission reported. DSvctor of Public Works Paul A. Leliz recommended the sewage system be removed as an objection to plat approval, and that no building permits n Issued on the VI lots until perculation tests are made lo the satisfaction of t h e chief building inspector. Approval was given to outlot 1 in Fairmounl, which will be divided into six lots. 'There was some objection because improvements to existing streets had not been planned. However, the engineering staff pointed out the size of the outlot had been reduced and the existing street wasn't tii- eluded in the plat. New i York Race Strife Continues NEW YORK (AP)-Demonstrations lor more construction jobs for Negroes and Puerto Rjcam resumed today despite what civil rights leaders described as harmonious discussions toward settling the grievance. Antidiscrimination pickets returned to publicly financed construction projects and sit-ins continued at the mahor's and gov-i ernor's offices. Police arrested 12 persons at a Brooklyn hospital site, 2 at a Queens apartment project, and 3 at the mayor's office. A young while woman, a bearded white man and a Negro man sat with linked arms against the gate to Mayor Robert F. Wagner's office — a tactic which police had said they Would not tolerate and which caused the arrest of three sit-in demonstrators there Monday. Two policemen helped a woman employe of the mayor's office over the pickets, who remained against the gate more (ban an hour before being arrested. "There ought to be access to the mayor's office," said Roy Wilkins Tuesday when asked fibout Ihe earlier arrests as he left a City Hall conference. Wilkins, executive secretary of the National Association for tne Advancement of Colored People, approved of the sit-in so long as participants ' lined the corridor and didn't block the gate. At the conterence, a 10-member committee was set up among-civil rights groups, unions, contractors and the city. . f CUSTOMERS NEEDED CAMPUS MEN'S SHIRTS — Clearance! Extra-rlb-knit Insert for uctton free arm movement and extra-long tall to stay tucked In. S, M, L. Reg. 2.98, sale price $1.93 or buy 2 for $3.79. 3rd & Piasa. GOOD, CHEAP SUITCASES — Good luggage need not be expensive. Like 18" for 2.69 and Over- niBht 21" for 2.99 and large 24" Pullman for $3.99. All plus F, T. T. Landmark Store. Alton. MEN'S FEATHERWEIGHT PANTS — Made of Dacron/Nylon are truly the original wash 'N wear only $5.98. 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