Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 1, 1963 · Page 30
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 30

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, August 1, 1963
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jb^ jfct £ A *A j& "* a* ALTON EVENING TELEGHAPtt , .THURSDAY, AUUUST A, Litf/e Locfcs, Long Tows, Bite-Sized Chunks ^BiiB^ . .j, ... ,-«..-•.-.. .-.'. v'.-iSi--.;-..-.„...', «^V-.ii.;,'.>*.Vi' . :'• ^.ijv^V-^ EASE HER OFF STEADY AS YOU GO The Tugboat takes it easy steering long tow into the auxiliary lock at Alton. Main lock is being repaired. With the shorter lock, more tows ,must be broken up to get through. SO FAR, SO GOOD With the barges in place, as far us that there isn't room for the whole they will go into the lock, the tug finds bunch—which canie asjiojiews. So the tiic cuts loose the number of The loosened barges are then lifted n harcos that will fit into the lock cliam- ' the chamber and pulled out up river by ber It then, above, backs off and out of a cable. The others are taken care of, the chamber with the remaui[ngjbarg(^._witllii_tlieJow^a__sjwoiMj_mt_e. J Cleopatra A Sell-Out In Britain LONDON (AP)—Cleopatra, the mammoth film panned on all sides by London critics, embarked today on the long trail to win from the British public part of the $40 million it cost to make. The box office of the Domnion Theater reported all seats were sold out for every performance until Aug. 26. Prices ranged from 10 shillings ($1.40) to 30 shillings at seat. The film opened Wednesday night amid glitter, glamour and spotlights. Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, the stars were not present, disappointing the throngs who shoved against police lines. Although the stars of the film didn't attend the opening, Mandy Rice-Davies did. Mandy is the 18-year-old good- time girl whose testimony helped convict Dr. Stephen Ward in Brit ain's vice trial. • Mandy stuck her tongue out ,il photographers and, her blonde hair piled high, put on queenly airs at a midnight dinner parly attended by 450. She was escorted Foreign Aid Set At $4.1 Billion WASHINGTON (AP) — After nearly four months of effort, the House Foreign Affairs Committee today gave all but final approval to a foreign aid authorization of [just under $4.1 billion. Only a routine vote on a "clean" copy of the bill next Tuesday remains before the committee clears it for House action. President Kennedy had asked $4.5 billion for the foreign aid program during the current fiscal year, which started July 1. The committee came up with a figure of $4,087,075,000. Final cuts of $438 million were made today, the largest being $100 million :rom the President's contingency !und and $180 million from the military assistance program. The authorization bill merely sets a ceiling on the program's expenditures for the year. Still to come is an appropriations bill which provides the actual money. by Ivor Spencer, a young man- a bout-town. , One report' said three of the guests got up and left the table when she sat down. Illinois' Temperatures On Increase By THE ASSOCIATED I'KESS The weather was sunny and seasonably warm in Illinois today. Temperatures moved up into the 90s in the southwest and extreme south. Forecasters said a light north west breeze, forerunner of possible showers tonight, might hold temperatures under 90 in the northwest and north. Nineties were common south of midstate Wednesday when afternoon peaks included 97 around St. Louis, 93 at Belleville and 91 at Vandalia and Quincy. It was several degrees cooler in a shower area across northern Illinois. At Ranloul and along Chicago's lakefronl, the highest thermometer reading was 82. The rainfall in the last 24 hours measured .89 of-an inch at Moline, .76 at Rantoul, .47 at Chicago's Midway Airport, .35 at Peoria and .33 at Springfield. 2 Missouridns Lose Lives in Auto Collision CHARLESTON, Mo. (AP) — Two Charleston' area persons were killed and three other persons were hospitalized in a two- car, head-on crash late Wednesday on U.S. 60 east of Charleston. Dead are Mrs. Georgia Mac Ingram, 22, of Devenler, and Miss Rosetta Smith, 16, of Wyatt. They were passengers in a car driven by Joe Jackson of Charleston who was seriously injured. Another passenger, Leonard Wiley, 14, of Deventer, and the other driver, Miss Wilma Chronister of Charleston also were injured. FOUR BIG HONORS GILLETTE, Wyo. Iff) — Helen Keeline, 17, of Newcastle, Wyo., wasn't named all-around cowboy at the Wyoming state high school rodeo. Some boy beat her out. Bue she" won all the other top honors. She was: 1. Named all-around cowgirl. 2. Chosen queen of the 1964 rodeo. 3. Winner of the cutting horse contest. 4. Elected president of the Wyoming High School Rodeo Association. Cave Test Of Bomb Delayed WASHINGTON (AP)—The government announced today that technical difficulties necessitate postponement of plans to detonate a special nuclear device underground at Carlsbad, N.M., this year as part of its program to develop peaceful uses of nuclear explosives. The project—aimed at studying the possibility of producing new chemical elements by means of nuclear blasts—was originally to be held some time during 1963. The Atomic Energy Commission reported that a postponement was needed because of technical difficulties "related to the development of the special nuclear ex plosive device required for this experiment." The original plans called for detonation of a device packing somewhat less than 10 kilotons of energy—the equivalent of 10,000 tons of TNT in a tunnel, shooting off from a 1,200-foot deep shaft in a Carlsbad salt mine. It was expected that the explosion would create a cavity approximately 80 feet in radius. Multi-Million Residence Hall Contracts Let CARBONDALE.Ill. (Special)— Contracts were awarded Tuesday to construct the new §11.25 million University Park Residence Halls on Southern Illinois University campus east of U.S. Rtc. 51. The action to build the residence complex that will accommodate 1,026 men and 816 women students was taken in a resolution adopted by the SIU Board of Trustees. The resolution accepted the bid of the J. L. Simmons Co. of De- calur for the general construction work on the 17-story tower for women students, the three four- story . triads (nine buildings) for men and a two-story commons building for dining and recreation facilities. The Simmons figure was $5,623,215. The construction will be financed by revenue bonds, one-half of which will be handled by the U. S. Housing and Home Finance Agency. Austria Boosts Chicken VIENNA — Austria has doubled the quota for chicken imports and will buy 1,500 tons this year. Farm Tools Growing OTTAWA — • An increase in the Canadian outlay to purchase farm machinery next year is forecast. IBS. FOR LARGE Santa Rosa PLUMS ic HAVE A PARTY CARLOAD SALE CHEAP ALL SIZES Jobs Set All-Time WASHINGTON (AP) — Employment in Ihe United States rose to a new alltime high of 70.9 million in July while unemployment showed a substantial although seasonal decline for this time of year, the Labor Department reported today. Gertrude Bancroft, special assistant to Ihe commissioner of labor statistics, said the number of jobless persons dropped by a half million to 4.3 million in July. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate, she said, was 5.6 per cent in July, compared with 5.7 per cent a month earlier and 5.4 per cent: in July 1962. Stock Changes Sliurj) OSAKA — Sharp changes arc reported on the Japanese Stock Exchange in recent works. German Laws Cleaner BONN — West Germany is to have stricter lasvs governing the use of detergents. Dahomey. CAIRO — Half a million tourists are expected to visit Egypt this coming Winter. Robber Gets $21,OOOFrom Lelaiid Bank LELAND, 111. (AP)—Police ;irc looking for a robber who got $21,000 Wednesday from the Lelancl National Bank. The thief never once displayed a gun as he strode past lesser amounts and got the cash from the bank vault. He left with a teller taken as hostage, releasing him 2 J /1> miles away. "He knew exactly what he wanted and exactly where it was," said Police Chief David Hough. "Ho was no amateur." The stie.kup man was described as 50 years old, 6 feet, 145 pounds and red-haired. He held a handkerchief over his face with one hand during the robbery, and the oilier in a suit coat pocket as if he had a pistol. Chief Hough said the robber ordered toller James Elliott, 25, into the vault and handed him a sack to be filled with cash. Then he marched Elliott out a rear door and into a 19G2 Corvair with no license plates. The thief released his hostage 2V- miles north of the La Salle County town of 642. A bookkeeper, Mrs. Helen Flettre, about 55, was the only other person in the bank during 10 Die in Truck-Car Accident TOLEDO, Ohio (AP)—A fiery car-truck collision near Genoa Wednesday night look the lives of 10 persons, eight of (hem children, wiping out the family of Felix Campos, a migrant crop worker. The 10 had been out for a night at the movies. No one in the six- year-old station wagon survived. The Campos had been working on the farm of Emil Weberl near Elmore, Ohio. Charles Strong, 38, of Swanton, jumped from the flaming cab of his semitrailer after the crash. The highway patrol quoted Strong as saying the car tried to pass another vehicle and hit him headon. Strong was released from the hospital after treatment. Five of the children were members of the Campos family. The parents of the other three were Mrs. and Mrs. Camilo Chico. the robbery. Chief Hough said, his men took plaster casts of tire tracks made by the getaway car and were turning them over to the FBI. Lb. Basket 'ON SALE FOR CANNING, TOO Lb. Basket DON'T MISS 'EM NEW APPLES Half Peck Basket LATE EMERY NIGHT SAVE FREESTONE PEACHES SUNDAY! Half Peck Basket FOR CANNING YELLOW FREESTONE PEACHES Half Bushel Basket GOOD FOOD NEEDS BROADWAY AND MAIN ALWAYS! BEAT THE HEAT CALIFORNIA LEMONS for SEEDLESS $ GRAPEFRUIT 10 • 69 C TASTY ONIONS 5 ft 29° VERY •*• LOW TS5 RED POTATOES I - — VERY LOW PRICE ON SALE NOW! GOOD COOK GOOD SWEETEST AND JUICIEST ORANGES Dozen for ALTON, ILL, DRIVE-IN PRODUCE MARKET w * «•«• WHOLESALE 2530 EAST BROADWAY WEEK'S SPECIAL AT THE GOOSE BARGAIN CENTER! JUST 3 MILES EAST OF BETHALTO ON ROUTE 140 Women's and Children's DRESSES 9 Actual Values to $3.49 9 Entire Stock 9 All Sizes Included Ideal for BACK-TO-SCHOOL! "RUBY" HOBNAIL GLASSWARE 6 TRANSISTOR RADIOS, Special . . $5.97 CHILDREN'S QVERNfTE BAG Souvenirs of Scuttle World's Fnlr Union fllacle— § 1MB OVERALLS A QA I Union Made— $| £•39 I OVERALL PANTS I NEW! ADJUSTABLE WINDOW SCREENS $1.39 BICYCLES * BOVS • GIRL'S Uanutlflll 26-Inch size with liOnernlor unit light $29.95 JOHNSON'S AUTO WAX . |.07 COMPLETE LINE Op CEDAR FURNITURE Come Out This Sunday-We're Open All Day! OPEN SEVEN DAYS PER WEEK WILD GOOSE BARGAIN CENTER Conveniently Located Just 3 MIJe» Eu»l o{ 1 PLENTY Of PARKING DIAL DU 4-9022

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