Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 15, 1963 · Page 12
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 12

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, August 15, 1963
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ALTON erchants Plan Ways to erve Customers Better WOOD WVER - Representatives of the Wood River Down- to\0h Businessmen's Assn. and a representative of Southern 1111- noJi University's Community be- Veiotihient Service met today to dlSCUss ways the city's merchants can better serve the customers. Jerry Trattler, chairman of the Businessmen's Steering Committee on Community Development, arranged for the meeting which was held in the Wood River Township Chamber of Commerce office on Whitelaw Avenue. Tl'attler and Bailey Williams, S.-I.U. Carbondale campus representative, discussed two surveys made on the downtown area by members of the college's survey teafh. Trattler told the Telegraph that It Was too early for any conclusions to be drawn on the surveys, but downtown businessmen would be meeting every week until a third and final survey is completed. S.l.U. personnel shopped the downtown section of the city in their first survey and talked to 800 shoppers during the second survey. Comments from Wood River shoppers on what stores they liked and what improvements could be made were presented to the businessmen for study today. S.l.U. personnel will visit homes near Wood River's downtown area in their next survey. At'a meeting Wednesday afternoon^ of the Wood River Township/. Chamber of Commerce in the''Lewis and Clark Restaurant Ed B.ean discussed drainage problems in the Wood River area. He said that losses from area flooding would have to be one and a half times the cost of correcting the drainage problem to receive federal aid, according to information given by the Army Corps of Engineers. The chamber will welcome new teachers Aug. 28 at 7:15 a.m. in the Wood River High School cafeteria. Chamber Secretary Diinri will serve as master of ceremonies at the affair. The chamber is presently stu- dying a plan to establish an itv dustrial development commission to assist existing industry in prob lems of expansion and to induce new industry to locate in Madison County. Club Flame Is Granted Use Permit EDWARDSVILLE - The Club Flame was granted a special use permit Wednesday by the Madison County Board of Supervisors for operation of the club. Board approval was made on recommendation of the Zoning Board of Appeals which denieci a request by club proprietor, Mrs. Hester Yates, that the place be granted a business permit. The club is presently zoned for a single family residence. The county board also approved a recommendation from the appeals board for an amendment to the zoning ordinance to exempt drilling and mining operations and to allow them permitted . use in agriculture districts. Provisions of the amendment provide that no drilling or mining operations are permitted closer than 1,000 feet to any agriculture district building. Postpone St. Louis School Demonstration ST. LOUIS (AP) - A demonstration in downtown St. Louis against school board racial policies >vas called off Wednesday and another protest against the board scheduled. The Rev. Arthur Marshall Jr., lead of the St. Louis branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, said a demonstration will be held Sept. 1 in west St. Louis. He also announced that the downtown demonstration set for Aug. 24 was canceled, but did not say why. Australian Woman Has 5th Twins By OOftDON TAif SYDNEY, Australia (AP) — "Mummy has ddne it again,' John Struthers told two of his daughters Wednesday night after his wife gave birth to her fifth set of twins. A Sydney gynecologist said the odds against that many twins in one family are about 3 billion to 1. The boy and girl, each weigh ing five pounds, brought the Stru thers brood to 14 children. Four arrived singly. "It's very exciting news," said Janetto Struthers, the 44-year-old mother. Fail-field Hospital said she and the babies were doing well. Father John, 46, earns 19 pounds (S42.50) a week as a factory machine greaser. The couple and 11 children moved to Australia 2V4 years ago from Scotland. Their oldest son, James, 25, is a signal man in the British army, A six-bedroom house at Gull ford, a Sydney' suburb, houses Mr. and Mrs. Struthers, Alex, 21; David, 19; Agnes, 16; John 15; Ann and Archibald, 14; Robert and Isobel, 11, and Christine and Margaret, 8. David's twin, Moreen, is married but lias no children. TERMITE SPECIAL Any Siie Home $97.50 — ALSO — $1.00 PER ROOM To Eliminate All Household Pests Member of Alton Chamber of Commerce DEPENDABLE Termite Control Co, 2615 State St. PHONE 462-9647 SPECIAL SAVINGS THBS WEEK ONLY AT BOTH HURWITZ JEWELRY STORES • DOWNTOWN ALTON * EASTGATE PLAZA G£T TWO FOR ONE PRICE I to Re|io!i Oit Test Ban Treaty NEW YORK (AP) - Former f'resideflt Dwlght D. Eisenhower said today he Would favor the nuclear test ban treaty unless there Is "some rather hard evidence" that America's security would be endangered. Eisenhower, returning from a visit to the Normany beaches of Prancci said he had been asked by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to give his views on the pact. He said he would do so in 1 writing in "studied fashion." CAPETOWN — World hostility to South African racial poll- cles Is causing investors to hold back. County Road Jobs Total Cost Is Over $1 Million EDWARDSVILLE — projects totalling a million dollars were approved Wednesday by*lhe Madison County Board of- supervisors. Largest of the six.highway projects which total $1,074,918.50 is, a new highway from WordeH to Illinois Highway 111 near Car;pettier. The road project, estimated at $800,000, was approved ' by ..the Illinois Department, ol PUbllfc Works and Buildings^ ',> i'%•'.'. .. " *J d\ ' In other road', jobs approved by the fjrjhrd the.Mcdann Co. of Springfield ^Vas' awarded a cort- trfect for tohMrtiction of a road from Fosterbtirg to. the county line at a cogt ot $218,67190, A contract was awarded to Bituminous Fuel and Oil Co. of East St. Louis for road -repairs in Godfrey township on a low blc of $26,134.50 the fc,« ft Construction Co. of \Alton-was awa'rdec "a contract for Construction of -Tabor bridge in Marine township at a cost of $17,131, , the A. H. Siebold trucking Service and Excavating C6. of qrahite dty tccived a eofttfiSei fot $11,610, for roticMe at the Madison county Hig etu garage near viile..the board approved f a luminous cotthty high way sign re-facer mnterifll from Mlfifipota Mining and Mamifflc- g Co. of Minnesota at a ua> Bf $937.50. tfi ft final contract the courtly Will .purchase 150 highway sign tiosts from the f. 3. 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