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SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 1963 ALTON EVENING M188 Illinois Is Welcomed to Alton Sanitary Districts Bill Vetoed Said to Be Onlv 'Partial Solution Gov. Otto Kerner vetoed a senate bill Friday calling for apportionment of sanitary district trustees by Circuit judges as only n partial solution and not a complete answer to a situation. In the past, sanitary district trustees have been appointed by county judges — but the office of county judge is to be abolished Wood River Club Hears Dr. Havens WOOD RIVER- Dr. Nels Hav- wheti the judicial article becomes ffcctive. Kerner points out the county judges also made appointments to a variety of offices and districts, and Senate Bill 327 only dealt with the appointments of sanitary districts. Kerner said, "There Is a strong body of opinion that such appointive duties are non-Judicial In nature and should be removed from the courts to allow judges more time to devote to (heir duties. "With the veto it is my inten- jlion to provide status quo on this problem until n thorough study lie made, in order to adopt a unl- ens, new superintendent of Wood | form plan with respect to appolnt- River High School District. 1-1, spoke on high schools at a mcel- ing of the Optimists Club Thursday night: at Lewis anrl Clark Restaurant. Entertainment was provided by the "Sweet Adelines Barbershop Quartet," Midge Mnrlin, Troy; Dorothy Nevins- Alton; Gleiber Reappointed as Red Cross Drive Adviser Lewis "P. Glcibcr, retired personnel director of International Shoe Co., has accepted raippoint- mcnl as volunteer fund campaign consultant for the 19(>'<! American Red Cross campaign in four area counties, according to H. Mayo Harris of Molinc, national fund vice chairman lor Illinois. ' Gleibcr, serving his third year in this consultant position is also active in the Alton-Wood River chapter. He has served as chairman and vice chairman of the chapter and as a board member tor several years. He has also had considerable fund raising experience in the chapter, serving as chairman, and also in the industrial and advanced gifts divisions of several fund campaigns. He will assist leaders in Red Cross in Alton-Wood River, Tri- City, Slaunton Chapters and in Madison, Macoupin, Calhoun, anc Greene Counties, in their planning tor' local campaigns foi funds. In some areas Red Cross func campaigns are incorporated in united community efforts, while in other areas they are conductec independently in March. Volun leers appointed as national func vice chairmen iand fund campaign consultants for Red Cross will be ibit; to assist in both types of campaigns. Thief With Purpose Steals Nozzle,Filter A thief with a definite purpose n mind stole part of a hose anc noxxle from a service station jump sometime Thursday even- ng. Otto Thrcde, owner of the Threde garage, Front and Alby street reported to Alton police the loss of the nozzle, part of the hose and a filter attached to it when ic opened for business Erida> morning. The rubber hose had been cut Lineman Killed in Fall in Belleville BELLEVILLE, 111. (AP) — Frank Cole, 52, a lineman for Hi Illinois Power Co., died Friday i a hospital after falling from ; utility pole earlier in the day. Police said Cole, of Hardin Ky., was stringing wire in neat by Swansea when he fell 20 fee and hit a mail box. It was a busy day for Judy Schliep- er Judy met a portion of her public at er, Miss Illinois, when site visited Alton Myers Brothers store in downtown Aland wowed the populace Friday. At ton. With Carolyn and Judy is Harry left Judy and Carolyn Smithee, Miss Alton, try their luck at the fishing pool at Monticello Pla/a. Then, center, Judy was greeted at City Hall by Mayor P. W. Day as her mother and Jack Bliss, Alton Pepsi Cola official, look on. Lat- Biuidi, Meyers manager. Friday evening Judy was feted by the Alton Junior Chamber of Commerce, which, with Pepsi Cola, sponsored her visit here. New Statutes Affect Municipal Powers By TOM LOFTIUS Telegraph Correspondent SPRINGFIELD (Special) — A series of bills which Gov. Otto Kerner signed into law this week, affect the powers of municipalities on matters of annexation, special assessments on local improvement projects and off-stieet parking. One bill provides that municipalities of. less than 50,000 may assess property contigious to a local improvement when that property is not within that city's limits. However, it also provides that this amount can not be greater than the benfits derivec from the improvement. Another provides for a municipality to a construct a system of waterworks or a storm or sanitary sewer system and have the power to levy a special assessment for that local 'improvemen In 1916, the First Negro Entertainer Billy Banks Was Integrated in St. Patrick's School By JACK BAKIJAN Telegraph Staff Writer United Stales' integration problems, told in headlines throughout the world, has prompted a former Altonian riow living in Japan to inform the Telegraph he believes he was the first Negro to intergrate while attending an Alton school. Billy Banks, an International entertainer with his singing and dancing act, writes from Tokyo that he was the first Negro to attend an all-white school in Alton, in 1916. Banks recalls a conversation with Mrs. Lefrig, (his Godmother) 47-years ago, Mrs, Lefrig said "Your're Catholic and you'll not be going to Lovejoy (public Negro school)." Enroll In rnroohlnl School Banks was enrolled instead into St. Patrick's grade school- and integration was underway in Alton. Banks mentions Sister Hildegarde as his teacher and Mother DeSales as the principal at St. Patrick's. Banks left Alton in 1923 to seek fame in the entertainment world, but he still cherishes memories ol his childhood in Alton, Ho remembers his job at the Mineral Springs Hotel where he was a" porter, and also recalls working at Illinois Glass Co., now Owens-Illinois. •His tether, Madison Banlfc. was one of the top stone masons In 1918 to 1923. At the age of 15 he went i property beyond its corporate mils but still within one mile istance. Still another permits a majori- y vote by the corporate authori- y on a question of annexation istead of a two-thirds vote. Changes Code The bill, now law, concerned vilh off-street parking, makes everal changes in the present jode. It says a city may use gener- 1 tax funds, special assessment, end for more than one year. Relieves Circuit Clerk Gov, Kerner also signed a bill which reassigns a county officer duty in counties of less than 60,000. This bill makes the county clerk the recorder of deeds and thereby relieves the circuit clerk of that additional duty. The last bill is not to become effective until the first Monday of December in 1964. In other capital events: The first contest held at the II- inois State Fair was won by a pretty 17-year-old girl from Anna- ,vun in Henry County. She is Madelene DeMay, a senior at Annawan High School. Gov. Kerner yesterday crowned her Illinois 1963 Shorthorn Lassie Queen at ceremonies in the afternoon at the Junior Livestock To Exchange Data SIU Computers Will Link Two Campuses Nickee Brough. Belleville; Kay Fisher, Wood River. Auto Acrldt'iil WOOD RIVER An auto accident, involving cars driven by Gerald L. Young, 22. 14.'i S. Cenal Avc., and Ronaid W. Blainc, 6, 1304 Clawson Avc., Alton, as reported 1o police at 9:50 .m. Friday. Neither car was sufficiently amaged to require towing from le scene, the report indicated. ive powers. The power of appointments will continue in the courts until a new law is passed. Boy Slung Twice on Nose by Bumble Bee A (i-year-old Brighton boy was stung twice on the left side of his nose by a Bumble Bee Friday night. Bradley Mills, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Wyman, was stand- BILLY BANKS Collins Orchestra in the area from Mton and nullt most of the stone truutures in the city, Banks says. The entertainer had dancing eel and worked with the George Boy Breaks Wrist In Fall from Tree Robert Maple, H ol. Godfrey, brqke his right wrist and injured his right ankle when he fell out oJt a tree Friday afternoon. Robert was climbing (n the tree When a small limb broke under his weight. The boy, son ol Mr. am} Ivan Maple, 61 Taylor Dr,,' is patient at Alton Memorial Hospital. Cleveland, where he worked ai a bootblack and porter. His breal came in Cleveland, where ho wa employed as drummer in the oi chestra at the Club Madrid anc also where he was given the op portunity to show his singing an dancing. On busy nights he wa second cook in the kitchen. Now York Culled The lure of New York opportunities drew him to the great city, where he did everything to from manual labor to night club entertaining when he at last got his big break. He was picked up us a singer with the Noble Sissle band and things began to improve for the former Altonian. He appeared in a Billy Rose show on Broadway and became an attraction at the Zanzibar Club in New York. In 1951 Banks started trouplng the world, hitting Europe and Asia before settling in Japan in 1956. Banks credits his early days as a special tax, issue revenue jonds, charge parking fees or fix specific charges or pay rent, or ise any combination of these, to inance an off-street parking prop erty. It also states that such a park- ng facility can be on the ground, selow the ground or above the round. An ordinance passed by a city to acquire or use such a parking 'acility, must state the estimated cost of the project, outline the nethods of financing it and list he amount or proportion of such cost to be financed by each ofj the methods permitted. Moreover, if revenue bonds are used, the ordinance must fix the amount of the bonds with their maturity dates and interest rates. If a city leases a facility for other than ground-level or surface lots, the lease may not ex- Building dedication. She will appear at various livestock shows in Illinois to present ribbons and trophies. Later this year, she will enter competition for the title of International Lassie Queen at the International Livestock Exposition in Chicago. Political Event Another political announcement this week: John Altorfer of Peoria, who is seeking the Republican lieutenant governor monima- tion. He had been rumored as such a candidate for many weeks. State Sen. John Graham of Harrington is expected to make lis announcement for the same nomination within 10 days of Al- orfer's. Stale Sen. Gordon Kerr of Freeport, made iiis expected announcement for the GOP nomination as state auditor. So far, he is the only one without primary opposition. CARBONDALE (Special) —' Electronic data processing and computing systems on Southern Illinois University's Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses will be linked when equipment now being installed is completed. Data will be exchanged via telephone lines. The two campuses, 115 miles apart, have compatible computer systems — although that at Carbondale has greater capacity. Magnetic tape units similar to those in use at Carbondale were added to the Edwardsville system last January. In addition to data transmissior units, a random access storage unit will be installed at Carbond dale. Hamblen said this will pro vide greatly increased data stor age capacity, with easily access! ing near the when the bee garage at home flew at him. He swatted at. the insect. It landed on his nose and infliced two small slings. Bradley was treated and released at Alton Memorial Hospital. _ OPEN 3 NITES ... Shop. Mon., Thurs., Fri. Till 9. DAYS ble magnetic tapes which can hole millions of characters of dal .vhich may be used repeatedly. The SIU computing equipment used to assemble and mainta records on admission, registratio grades, personnel, payrolls, cu ricula, budget and account fi ures, alumni and placement lists, and many other administrative records, Hamblen said, as well as for research and instruction. Syria, Iraq Seek Federation Atempt DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Ba'ath Socialist governments of Syria and Iraq have appealed to President Gamal Abdel Nasser of the United Arab Republic to renew efforts to federate their three countries. 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