Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 12, 1963 · Page 3
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

Alton, Illinois
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Monday, August 12, 1963
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AtlQUgf 12, 1963 ALTON EVENING f PAGE At State Piasa Indian Girls Drill Team Wins Stop* Rolling Car And Twists Ankle Ah Alton policeman twisted his ankle as he treid to slop a rolling police car Saturday afternoon. Patrolman Willard Zahn, 38, had parked tho police cnr, set its brake, placed t h e gear lever 'M the park posl-' tlon, an.d ;\vas on his way to his personal cnr to gel a flashlight when he noticed the police car rolling. He ran to H and stopped, but in (he process he twisted his ankle. Znhn WBH treated at Alton Memorial Hospital and then he returned to duty. Reports Theft from Boat at His Home John Recknagel, 3537 Hoover Drive, reported lo Alton police Sunday morning the theft of several Hems from a boat stored under his carport. Recknagel toltl police' two gas tanks, a fire extinguisher, life jackets, and water skis were stolen from the boat .sometime Saturday night. Worry of FALSE TEETH Slipping or Irritating? Don't be embarrassed by loose false teeth slipping, dropping or wobbling when you eat, talk or laugh. Just sprinkle a little FA8TEETH on your plates. This pleasant powder gives a remarkable sense of added comfort and security by holding plates more firmly. No gummy, gooey, pasty taste or feeling. It's alkaline (non-acid). Get FASTEETH at any drug counter. Alton area's Pinsn Indians girls' drill corps Sunday marched off with the state fair championship at Springfield. The corps was sponsored in this event by American Legion Posl 126. The 25 girls, with flawless precision formations, were awarded not only the Governor's Championship, but also the Illinois State Fair Grand Championship Traveling Trophy for being the highest- scoring drill team In the whole contest. ! A score of Dl.l placed them first of 13 corps in the girls' drill team competition. Second place went to the Coronets of Mundelein, 111. Winning championships Is a habit with Piasa Indians Corps collectively and as individual seg- mcnls — the girls' drill corps, the color guard, the drums, and the twirlors. This year, (he. Piasa Indians full corps on July 20 in Chicago won I he Illinois state championship. Tho corps is currently" the VFW national champ. They travel by chartered bus, with expenses paid by their own endeavors — car washes, fees for parades and exhibitions. The girls drill corps' latest victory at Springfield was marked by the usual spectacular coordination that has earned' the Indians top-rank in the field. The girls wear black, full-dress uniforms, with red sequin shields and cuffs, black shakos, while boots and plumes. Friday evening, the full corps will leave for the Chicago Music Festival contest and the Riverview Mardi Gras Cups competition, both events slated next weekend. WE DO OUR OWN FINANCING AT SLACK FURNITURE and . APPLIANCE CO. 203 W. Third St.—Downtown Alton Long Terms—JVInny, Many Months to Pay.' TROPHIES OF VICTORY Miss Jo Ann Platter, captain of the Piasa Indians girls' drill corps, displays the championship awards won by the drill corps at the Illinois State Fair Sunday. Children Suffocate In Clothes Dryer BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP)-A'n all-night search lor two young -playmates ended tragically as the grandfather of cine of the youngsters found their bodies locked inside a clothes dryer. A. D. Cummings found his grandson, David Wayne McClain, The nicest things happen to systematic savers! 1% 2 Ever notice how it is with some families? They always teem to the money to go off on the most exciting vacation trips, buy and furnish the nicest homes, give their children the be>t educations. Often the answer is'not to be found In the size of their incomes, but in what they DO with Itl By systematically saying part of it, they manage to have "what it takes" to enjoy the best things of life, r |f they save here (as many do) their money earns dividends at . PER ANNUM FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE USE OUR DRIVE-IN WINDOW SAVINGS & LOAN Association HO B, Third AUON HO $.4481 and a. playmate, Rickey Le pann, 3, inside the death tra arly Sunday. Coroner J. 0. Butler said th ioys had suffocated, probably d> ng within three minutes after th oor of the dryer had closed behir hem. The deaths were ruled ac idental. Clothing Was Stolen While She Was Gone * A woman reported to Alton Po~ ce Sunday evening the theft of othing from her apartment while ic Was on vacation. Mrs. Hichard'Witcholl, 1420 E. :h St. told police a portable tele- Islon set, 10 dresses, six blouses, ivo topcoats, several pairs of iocs, an electric razor and a rallet were missing from her loset and dresser drawers. Police said entry Was gained irotigh a kitchen window and articles were carried out both ie front and back doors. Mrs. Mitchell told police she ad been gone for yie past week nd half. 3 of Area Get Diplomas from Auction School Two area men and a youth, 16, ave completed a course in auc- ioneering and auction sales man gement. They were awarded di- lomas by the Missouri Auction School, Kansas City, Mo. They are Mike J. Waide and on, Michael, 1113 Garden St., Alon, and Sidney J. Clouatre Jr., 36 Westerholdt, East Alton. They received the honoary title f "Colonel" along with men and 'omen auctioneers from through- ul the United States and Cana- a. Waide Sr. is deputy city clerk f Alton, His son is a high school tudent. Clouatre is employed by .aclede Steel Co. U.S. Aiding Viet Nam In Atomic Research SAIGON, Viet Nam (AP)-U.S, Ambassador Frederick E. Nolting r. presented President Ngo Dinh Diem's government with a check or $350,000 Sunday as the U.S :ontribution to nuclear research n South Viet Nam. The money will finance a nu clear reactor operating in the city of Dalat. It produces radioactive sotopes for research and medi cine. Man Charged After Auto Strikes Pole Jerry Pea, 114 Boynton, Alton was arrested by Alton Polic Sunday morning on charges destruction of property and into? icatioii after his car hit a utilit pole at 350 Milton Road. Legion Installs Officers Of Post and Auxiliary INSTALLED BY LEGION W. Earl Smith, Alton, and Mrs. Ralph Jackson, Alton, are shown here at installation ceremonies of Alton Post 126 American Legion and its Auxiliary Saturday. He was installed comamnder of the post; she was installed as president of the auxiliary. France Complains On Tank Agreement BONN, Gel-many (API—France as complained that it should ave been informed about nego- iations leading up to the U.S.>Vest German agreement on joint levelopmenl of a new tank, gov- rnment officials said today. The complaint was made re- :ently to the West German am- >assador in Paris. Under their new treaty of cooperation, France and West -Germany are committed to consult one another on military matters. This was not done in the case of the tank agreement, reached dur- ng U.S. Defense Secretary Robert McNamara's visit to Bonn early this month. Fisherman Hooks Money Roll But... NEW YORK (AP) - Michael Rampino, 28, his son Frank, 4, and brother-in-law, Richard Malfitan, 12, went fishing off Brooklyn Saturday. Their luck was lousy, no matter how you look at it. Rampino, who hadn't caught a fish all day, hooked a wad of paper. Excitedly, he reeled it in Officers of Alton Post 12(5 American Legion and auxiliary were installed Saturday In a joint ceremony. W. Ear! Smith, of 2317 Central Ave., Alton, a World War t Navy veteran, was installed as commander of the post by Howard Malhus of Wood River, past commander of the 22nd District American Legion. Others installed in the post included: James R. Davis, senior vice commander; Fred Winkler, junior vice commander; Dwight L. Pitkin Sr., finance officer; Luther B. McCoy, chaplain; Daniel J. Maher, sergeant at arms; Edward F. Cox, adjutant; and James R. Davis, service officer. Mrs. Ralph Jackson, 2321 Sanford Ave., was installed as president of the Auxiliary by Mrs. Orville Klbikas of Edwardsville, past districl director of the 22nd district American Legion Auxiliary. Others installed in the unit were: Mrs. Walter Raymond, first vice president; Mrs. Charles File, second vice president; Miss Fannie Ullrich, secretary and historian; Mrs. Ralph Drury, treasurer; Mrs. Fred Tickner, chaplain; and Mrs. Jeannie Cummings, sergeant-at-arms. Installed on the board of di- —and unrolled 49 $100 bills. After a quick trip home to talk it over with his wife, Rampino took the bills to a police station Detectives examined them brief ly and gave him the word "Counterfeit." rectors were Albert V. and Phillip E. Reasrr, thfee-yea> terms; Dwighl L. Pitkin Jr. and George E. Slolze, two-year nd Mike Blair and Henry Ball, one-year terms, installed on the executive board vore Fred H. Tickner, Charles File, Raymond Costello, Maurice <ennedy and Fred 0. King* NOW I'M GOING TO PAY ALL MY OVERDUE BILLS I've been worried because I owe more blllt than I realized—couldn't pay them promptly. I'm keeping my credit good by borrowing the money to pay all of them at one time. My loan company arranged repayment In much tmaller paymenli. See the loan company I dealt with- HOWARD FINANCE 26 E. BROADWAY-ALTON -73W HOWARD 2-9218 TOM HOWARD, Zty/t. • PRESCRIPTION SERVICE PHONE DU 4-5001 BETHALTO NOTICE - BETHALTO CITIZENS Wheel tax and dog .license deadline September 2. After which time cost will be added. OFFICE HOURS — 10:00 A.M.-12:00 NOON 5:30-8:30 P.M. Except Sundays and Holidays William F. Doerr, Village Clerk 460 S. Prairie St. OPEN 3 NITES... Shop. Mon., Thurs., Fri. Till 9. DAYS SEARS ROEBUCK AND ,CO. MON., AUG. 12 Thru WED., AUG. 14 BUY THEM BY THE DOZEN Come In, Phone In, Write In GUARANTEED NOT TO SHRINK OUT OF FIT A. Briefs; cotton with nylon reinforced leg bands; white; sizes 30 to 44. B. Athletic shirts; rib cotton; contour shaped for comfort; white; sizes 36-50. FOR A AND B C T-shfrfs; cotton with nylon reinforced neckband; taped shoulders; white; sizes 3, M, L, XL. P. Boxer short*? colorfast, washable cotton; beat resistant waistband; fancies and solids; Bizes .30-44. LOVELY CHILD IRAITS IN 5x7 LIVING FOR C AND D ORDER BY MAIL Addre* -State, Quonllty Horn Slio 104 W, THIRD ST, HO 5-8851 LIMITED TIME! MON., TUBS., WED. ONLY! Sears Annex "Charge U" Your Choice—First Print OOc Second Pose 2,49 Third Pose 2,20 i( CHOICE OF SEVERAL POSKS ^ LIMIT 2 OHIUniKN PEU FAMILY * AGE LIMIT: 5 YEARS AND UNDER * TWO CHILDREN PO£E» TOGETHER,, ,840 "SATISFACTION UUAUANTISl'JU or YOUU AIONIV HACK" Sears, lioohndi and Co., 309 I*law* Alton

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