TttlffiSOAY, AUGUST 15, 1963 ALTON EVENING PAS® New Psychiatrist on Staff at Alton State Dr. Franz Edward Homung, a German-born psychiatrist, h a s been appointed lo the medical staff nt Alton Stale Hospital, It was announced Wednesday by Dr. Abraham Simon, hospital sup'er- inlendenl. He has been assigned lo the diagnostic receiving ward where he will bo responsible for examining and diagnosing newly ad- milled male and female patients. Dr, Hornung was consultant psychiatrist to St. Louis Stale School and Hospital before coming lo Alton, ho, his wife and their Iwo children sllll reside at 7308 Northmoore Drive In University City, Mo, The new psychiatrist Is a grad- uate of Iho University of Heidelberg antl received six years training In psychiatry and neurology there nl Iho university hospital. Upon completing his specialized training in 1951, he served for three years as psychiatrist and neurologist al Ihe Cily Hos- pllal In Essen, Germany. He immigrated to United Stales In IDS'! and resumed training as an Intern at Iho Harlem Hospital In New York. The following year he continued to study psychiatry at Brail leboro Retreat, a soml- prlvale hospital in Bralllcboro, Vermont. Dr. Hornung completed his final two years in residential training nl SI. Louis' Mnlcomb A, Bliss Mental Health Center and Henard Hospital, Washington Uhl- versily School of. Medicine, Ho worked Iwo more years ns ward physician nl Bliss Hospital lo become eligible for the specially board of psychiatry, He continued working there in a staff capacity until 1962 when he became consultant lo St. Louis Stale School and Hospital. Dr. Hornung Is the co-author of several scientific papers on conditional reflex and electroenceph alography applied lo menial illness. He is a member of several local and national professional organizations. By City Council Dabbs Accepted As CD Member Employes' Of Illinois Pay Raised SPRINGFIELD — Gov, Otto Kerner today announced that about 21,000 slate employes will receive pay raises, effeclive Oct. 1, under the salary program adopted for the current two-year fiscal period. The increases are part of a sweeping new wage procedure which includes a complete revision of current pay schedules, increased emphasis on performance for merit raises, establishment of an area wage differential for the northeastern part of the state, partial lifting of the "freeze" on new state hiring and expansion of the present three schedules into four, Gov. Kerner said. The program affects more than 29,000 employes included under Ihe schedule of pay grades administered by the department of Personnel. The new pay program was recommended by the Department of Personnel after an intensive survey of salaries in industry and other states and a sludy of the needs of the various state departments and agencies. T h c resulting revisions make state sal- tries as competitive as possible in each area. Employes who receive increases on Oct. 1 will gel further hikes April 1, 1964, and Oct. 1, 1964. An additional 5,000 employes svill get their first raises next April 1 and will receive a second increase Oct. 1, 1964. About 2,000 employes will receive a single increase, on Oct, 1, 1964. In addition, all employes will be eligible for merit raises, lo be award- One appointment to a city office was confirmed, and one resignation from another was accepted by Alton city council Wednesday night. Alderman Clifford Dabbs was named by Mayor P. W. Day as a member of the Civil Defense commission. Dr. E. V. Ferguson retired as cily health commissioner afler six years' service in that capacity. Naming of an alderman as a civil defense commissioner is expected lo promote closer liaison between the council and the CD administrative group. Alderman Dabbs is a former Alton civil defense director. He also has been active in the Madison County CD sol up, having served as assisl- anl director for the north half of the county. Dr. Ferguson was named as the city's principal health officer in May of 1957 when Mayor Day began his firsl term. The posi- lion, required by Illinois law, pres- enlly carries a token salary of $1,200 a year. No salary is attached to the posilions on the CD commission. The council also approved a special police commission fpr Harold Bradshaw in and aboul the premises of First National Bank & Trust Co. In Ihe bank guard job he succeeds Dock Cornell 'who recenlly retired. 1st National Adds Official To Its Staff A. .Tesse Hopkins, former assistant cushior of Norlhbrook, ill. Trust A Savings Bank will join the staff of Iho First National Bank & Tnist Co. ns a lending officer in the commercial note department, Aug. 1fi. He will be an assistant cashier. . At the Norlhbrook Bank he Was engaged In lending and mi- pervisory duties. Hopkins Is a member of a well- known Bond County family. He graduated with a BS degree nt Greenville College, Greenville, 111., has completed numerous courses at the American Institute of Banking and is a former assistant FD1C bank examiner, Two other members of his family are At Hayner Library Summer Reading Club To Conclude Saturday Hayner Public Library's popular summer reading club will close on Saturday, Helen J. Rice, children's librarian, announced today. All book reports are duo on or before that date, she said. Mrs. Lois Tilchenal, assistant engaged in banking. His brother, Gerauld L. Hopkins is president of the American Savings Bank in South Chicago Heights, and another brother, Mark Hopkins, is vice president and cashier of First National Bank in Taylorville. With his wife, Jane, and two small sons, Mr. Hopkins has established residence at K3 Uifay- ettc Drive, Belmont Village I n Godfrey. children's librarian, reported a tremendous interest in the program, called "The Hayner Fishing Dock." Circulation in the young people's department h a s soared during the summer, she added. Final figures will not he available until after all reports are tabulated — but as of last Tuesday, 232 goys and girls have read and reported on a total of 2,871 books. A parly honoring all participants will be given in the young people's department of the library on Saturday, Sept. 14. At that lime. Mrs. Rice will present the awards and citations. Refreshments will be served. 9 Interviewed For Recreation And Parks job Ninr applicants wrrp inlorviow- fd by Ihf Alton Park and Rncroa- tion Commission Wfdnesdny for tbr post or Director of Parks and Rccroation. Uiytl Carson, interim director of Parks and Recreation, said 21 applications wrm received from Now York, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois. Carson. North Junior High School principal, has boon filling the posl since Harold Bean resigned .Inly (i. Carson said il is hoped the new director can he named at the board meeting Monday night. Exception Board Grants Zone for Erection of Power Line Following a public hearing,! Tuesday night, at which no objectors appeared, Alton Board of Appeals granted a permitted exception to Illinois Power Co., un dor R-2 zoning, so that it may erect its planned power transmis sion line along the easterly edge of the city. Chairman Joseph V. Schulz sairl that neither objectors nor any of (he property owners or residents of Hie affected district attended (he hearing in the city hall. Engineers and r<<al estate representatives of Illinois Power Co. explained its project for a .'M kilovolt transmission line to be suspended from high steel lowers, several of which will be within the city. The line will be more or less parallel to an existing transmission line extending northward from the company's riverfront power plant. The compr.ny has acr[tiired residential property adjacent or over which the new line will pass. Kennedy Returns to* Washington Duties WASHINGTON (AP)—President Kennedy returned to Washington today from a midweek visit to Massachusetts to take his wile home from the hospital. ed on the basis of outstanding performance, on any date after Oct. 1, 1963. "This new pay schedule should go a long way toward making the state of Illinois competitive with private industry and other states in securing and keeping competent personnel in its employ," Gov. Kerner said. 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