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if-"-- ••» '~""'*^ - AUGUST 16, 1.963 AtKJN EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE MINK is Silent Memorial to 1959 Yellowstone Quake EDtTOtt'B NOTE*-Four years ago Saturday a p6worful earthquake shook southwestern Montana. It threw a mountain top on a famed trout,stream, damming It In an awesome avalanche, and killing 28 vacationers camped In its path. Nineteen of. the 28 still are ehtombcd under 80 million tons of rock httd debris. The following tells what the site looks like to a tourist four years later. By dEOUGM MOSES WEST YELLOWSTONE, Mont. (AP)—Sltjte Highway 287 winds south from the' fishing village of finnld along the broad, pleasant Madison ftfver Valley. After £ while, road and river swing east toward n harr,6w opening in pine-covered mountains. A motorist unfamiliar with the arua wonders when he'll sec signs of the earthquake that threw a mountain top into the river just four years ago, damming it and killing 28 sleeping campers. Visible) He doesn't have a long wait. Still miles away, he can see a brown gash In the wall of green pines on the right side of the canyon, almost at its mouth. As he drives closer, a huge pile of rock shuts out: his view. A detour swings him on a winding, climbing road to his left. A sign says "danger." For the next few minutes the driver is busy negotiating the in Krebiozen Evaluation Under Way By W. JOYNBS MACFAKLAN Associated Press Stuff Writer WASHINGTON (API—Twenty two cancer experts are evaluating reports on 4 508 cases involving use of the controversial cancer drug Krebiozen. A spokesman for the National Cancer Institute said today the task began Monday and may take two weeks or longer. The evaluation is the second step in a procedure outlined to sponsors of the drug last Jan. 31 as a prerequisite to possible test- Ing of it in humans by the government's cancer institute. Its study is being undertaken even though Boisfeuillet Jones, special assistant for health and medical affairs lo the secretary of welfare, already has indicated that limited information supplied by the sponsors up to July 17 would not warrant the institute's using the product in humans. Distribution On that date Jones wrote Dr. Stevan Durovic of Chicago that further interstate distribtuion of Krebiozen was illegal because Durovic had withdrawn u June 7 application for authority to continue distributing Krebio/on for investigation use. Durovic also had filed suit in Federal Court late in June seeking to stop an investigation by officials of the Food and Drug Administration into the manufacture, packaging, processing and istribution of Krebiozen. although he had previously supplied the dala on the 508 cases. "You have indicalcd that your request still stands for a clinical test of Krebiozen by the National Cancer Institute," Jones wrote Durovic. "You have refused, however, to meet the reasonable and necessary conditions for such a lest. These conditions have been made knpwn to you repeatedly." Jones added, however, thai the evaluation of the 308 cases would be carried out as orlglnajly proposed in a letter late Jan. 31t o Drs. Durovic and .Andrew C. Ivy, also of Chicago. ' At that time Jones told the sponsors that FDA Investigators would be assigned to gather case records which lie said Hie sponsors had reported they could not :crval between oncoming care and ho unguarded right edge of the road, a disquieting height above the rocks. Me reached a parklhg-sighlscc- Ing area and Is about to ask where the slide area Is. Suddenly ho realizes he Is on it, and has been ever since he passed the detour sign half a mile to his rear. To the south, Just across the canyon, looms the half-mile wide scar left by the slide. It towers 1,000 foci above him. Spillway Cut Fur below him, In what used to be the canyon floor, the Madison 1 River flows over the slide area In a spillway cut In frantic haste by Army engineers within days after the catastrophe. The tourist looks behind him on his own side of the canyon, to the north. Me stares almost in disbelief, and senses for the first lime the power of the quake- launched avalanche. Stretching some 100 feel above and behind him Is a pile of huge rocks and broken trees. They are the high-water mark of the avalanche as it thundered down the canyon, across the river, and rolled fully 400 feel up the other side. Two rocks are bigger than houses. On one has been placed a plaque in memory of the 19 champions, persons buried somewhere under Ihc slide. The slide rolled across the river and spread oul lo form a tight dam of the Madison.a mile up and down the canyon. Quake Luke Quake Lake is the name given to the body of water impounded for five miles upstream by nature's dam-building. It is a clear, deep blue lake. But there's something strange about it. It is ringed with dead pine trees that show the high-watei mark reached before engineers punched through the spillway to relieve accumulating water pressure thai might have blown the dam and spread chaos in the Madison Valley. Tips of other dead trees stick out all over Ihe lake, especially near the shore. Quake Lake's fu- lure for recreation—beyond sightseeing—seems uncertain. A pair of forest rangers man the most popular turnout area on the dam. They give 'frequent lectures explaining just what happened. Has the earthquake hurt tourist Irade? Jusl the opposite. "Lots more people come this way now than did before the quake," a ranger says. llcbgon Dam A short distance upstream from Quake Lake Is Hebgen Dam and lake, this one built by man. The earthquake put a crack in Hebgen Dam, causing a rumor the dam had gone when in fact nature had added a second one. The quake tilled Hebgen Lake, and several stretches of Highway AT YOUTH WORLD PROGRAM Five nrca high school juniors attended the second annual Voiitli World Program at Southern Illinois University, Carhondale, this \veck. They are graduate student from Cleveland, Ohio. Students are, from left: William Bierbaum, 1126 Warren St., and Donald Morrison, 1128 State St., Alton; Debrah shown talking with Michael NCR, right, Spongier, Granite City; Bill Willis, East University of Illinois political science Alton, and Roger D. Ray, Litchfield. United States Begins Davis Play Today LOS ANGELES (AP)— The luck of the draw today favored the United States over Mexico in the first Davis Cup play ever held in this spawning ground of tennis Mrs. Opal Jones Heads Union At South Roxana Chuck M c K i n 1 e y, presently ranked as the world's top amateur, will take on Rafael Osuna, Mexico's No. 1 star, in the opening singles match. The second match will put Dennis Ralston against Antonio Palafox, Mexico's No. 2 man. Had the draw, held Thursday, pitted Ralston against Osuna, there was a good chance that Mexico could start off with a victory in the American Zone semifinals. But consensus of the experts around the Los Angeles Tennis Club is that no one can beat McKinley and Ralston rates a slight edge over Palafox. If form prevails, the United Slates could well wind up the first day's play with a 2-0 advantage. But there is a quiet determination among the Mexican stars that could loss the form charts out the window. Doubles play comes Saturday, SOUTH ROXANA — Mrs. Opal Jones was elected president of the Women's Missionary Union of the First Southern Baptist Church Tuesday evening at the church. Other officers are Mrs. Jane Elam, vice president; Mrs. Mabel Mapes, program chairman; Mrs. Arthur Grover, prayer chairman and mission study chairman; Mrs. Lester Copeland, com- munily missions; Mrs. Joe Cunningham, social chairman; Mrs Tillman Barton, secretary and reporter; Mrs. Donald Barton treasurer; Mrs. Harry Jeffers stewardship and Mrs. Hersche Ballew, enlistment. The program, "The Turning Away from the Training of God,' was presented by Mrs. M a b e Mapes, Mrs. Donald Barton an Mrs. Arthur Grover. The Chrislmas in August wi be the sending of various ilem lo missionaries in Detroit, Mich South Roxana Notes SOUTH ROXANA — Mrs. Nellie Tribout has returned to her home on the Old Edwardsville Road after spending five weeks with her daughter, Mrs. Vernelle Halbe, in Atlanta, Ga. Mrs. Anna Boswell has returned from Miriam, 111., where she 3 From Edwardsville Admitted to Hospital EDWARDSVILLE - Three arc; esidents were admitted Thursay to St. Joseph's Hospital, High- r ind, four patients wore discharg- d and one birth recorded. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Slllngton, Rto. 1, a son, at 10:19 a.m. Thursday, weight 6 ponnds. The mother is (he former Grace CAA to Assist In Round-Robitt Air Race Sunday BETHALTO - Civic Aviation Assn. members will help in regis- ering and starting participants n tho SI. Louis Aero Club race at Civic Memorial Airport Saturday, it was announced Thursday nighf. CAA, a flying and social club, has offered to help the St. Louis group wilh the 315-rnlld round- robin race which will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday night, Ernest Opp, flight administrator for Walston Aviation, Inc., showed films on the Instrumentation In modern aircraft and Dr. Joe Emmons showed slides on sail planes and the antique air display held In Rockford two weeks ago. Joe Crlvello, president of CAA, said the group will hold a family picnic Sept. 15 al Woodbine Country Club near Greenfield. Paper Drive at Roxana Canceled ROXANA — Boy Scouts of Troop 25 have canceled a paper drive set for August, according to Scoulmasler Dewey Ball. The next paper drive will be Sepl. 21. Church Women at South Roxana Meet Martin. Admitted were: Mrs. Mary Jrnst, Rte. 4; Robert Towell, 411 .Vest Fourth St.; Miss Karen Poland, Rte. 2. Discharged were: Mrs. Waltei Landers and daughter, Rte. 3; VIrs. Alma Miller, 1414 Linden- vood; Mrs. Hilda Moehle, Rte. 3; Edward Clarkin, 1304 Randle. SOUTH ROXANA The Women's Society of Christian Service of the Methodist Church met Wed nesday afternoon at the horn of Mrs. Sam Chapman on Ohic Ave. Mrs. Chapman gave t h prayer, read the Scripture an served. Mrs. Virginia Cuthrell conduct ed the program, "Lord Teacl Us to Pray," and Mrs. Mauric Legate gave the missionary les son. Additional Funds Needed For East Alton Sewer Job EAST ALTON - Another bond ssue will probably have to be iassed here to finance the pro- rased sewerage system and treatment plant, it was announced hursday night after village board members examined bids and found hal funds wern not adequate to >ay for the project. The lowest combination bid ex- imined Thursday night was for $093,434.69 while the city has 697,000 in general obligation bonds and federal funds for the project, lowcver, legal and engineering ees and cost of land is nol ncluded in the amount earmarked iy the village for construction. An additional $150,000 will be leeded for the overall cost of .he project, board members esli- nated. M. H. Wolfe Co., Granite City ,vns low bidder on tho plant with a bid of $388,571.19. The low bidder on the sewer system was G Hlclmkamp Excavating and Truck- ng Co., Wood River, with a bic of $304,863.50. No action was taken on the bids, but the village attorney was authorized lo contact the low bidders lo hold lo their estimates until another tend issue coulc be presented lo Ihc public. The village board opened th bids Thursday afternoon and dis cussed the estimates Thursday night. On June 22, the village boarc rejected one complete and on partial bid for Ihe proposed sewei age treatmenl plant and sewe lines. At that time, the Wolfe Co submitted a total net bid o $780,721, The only other bid re ceived was $394,630 submitted b Acton Construclion Co., St. Pau Minn., for the construction of th lant. The council rejected the ids as non competilive. The proposed plant will be lo- ated on a 2.290-acre tract on le south side of the city limits ear the intersection of the Illi- ois Terminal Railroad tracks and Vood River Creek. The sewer system will con- ;ist of an intercepting sewer line 0 take sewerage loads off the Vanpreter Addition, Wilshire Shop- iing Center and Job's Hill areas Pumping stations will be instated in Home Gardens and Lake- iide residential areas, along with 1 modern pump station on George ;treet. Total bids for the plant and sewer system were submitted by McDonald-Inter-American Corp. St. Louis, for $767,707.96, and rlcllrung Construction Co., Alton 'or $710,000. Both totals included reductions if the firms receive! contracts for the overall project The bids were submitted in two parts which did not include th •eductions listed in the totals. McDonald-Inter-American sub milted a bid of $432,048.76 to the plant and $380,159.20 for the sewer system. Hellrung's bid were $388,680.11 for the plant am $326,147.82 for Ihe sewer sysleir Other bids were: Acton Con slruclion Co., St. Paul, Minn., wit a planl bid of $402,837.80; an Jack Finley Co., Springfield, wil a sewer system bid of $363,115.84 Mayor Charles Vanpreter sai an additional bond issue woul bring the lax rale up to 121 cents on $1,000 of assessed valua tlon. A tax levy ordinance lotalin $268,950, which is $46,557.16 higl er than last year, was passe s first reading on Aug. Increases appeared In unds with the largest Increase ; iown in Ihe police department, vhere anolher patrolman was ired. Big Red Meets ~ San Francisco SALT LAKE CITY - The St. Louis Football Cardinals, starting nearly Ihe same lineup wilh which hey finished the 1962 season, nent the San Francisco 49ers at Ute Stadium tonight at 10 p.m. St. Louis time.) Only Ed Cook moving from tackle (n guard Is n change In the Big Keg lineup. Chnrllo Johnson will stttrt nt quarterback wllli Bobby Joe Conrnd, John Dnvld Crow and Prentice Gimlt completing tho backfield. Sonny Randle, Taz Anderson, Irv Goodc, Ernie McMillan, eKti Jrny, Cook and Bob DeMarco will be up front. Tho game will be televised on KMOX-TV Sunday at 2 p.m. in a video tape reproduction. JUNIOR BASEBALL In junior baseball Thursday the Redbirds whitewashed the Yanks, 11-0. Steve Hard fired a one-hitter for the Birds, fanning 12 and contributing to Ihc attack with a triple and single. Estes banged out a double and single for the provide. Evaluation He said that , upon compilation of the case records, the cancer institute would be asked to evaluate them to decide whether they provide any scientific buses for a clinical trial. After data was obtained in Chicago from Durovlc on the 508 cases, the FDA carried out complete field investigations to obtain all possible medical facts and records dealing with each case. The Institute's spokesman said the 22 cancer experts evaluating the reports were chosen from leading cancer centers 'and front the' Institute's staff. He declined to identify them or to say how many were from outside the government. Members of Congress have introduced legislation designed to permit continued distribution of the drug pending possible wry- ing put by the institute of the proposed test by humans. Some patients have testified before Con- gross that Uiey need the drug W stay ulive. A ^ort on the welfare depart- 287, which skirts the lake, dropped into the water. This trapped 250 other vacationers in the canyon during the night of terror that followed the slide. Signs here and there mark where some of the refugees gathered to comfort each pther and await rescue — the wounded via helicopter, others by quickly bulldozed bypasses where the highway had disappeared. Parachutists of the U,S, Forest Service were the first to reach the stricken survivors. Seeks Ban On Civilian Sonic Booms WASHINGTON (AP)~Rep. Roman C. Pucinski, D-IH., has Introduced a bill in Congress designed to deal with problems created by sonic booms from supersonic jet transports. Unless restrictions are imposed now, the Chicago congressman suid in Introducing the bill Thursday, airlines will invest millions in supersonic jets which could lace the nation with sonic boom corridors capable of causing widespread damage. "Our present jeU were designed with absolutely no consid- while the players change opponents in Sunday's singles matches. No nominations have been made for the doubles. Osuna and Palafox are this year's Wimbledon doubles champions. Confidence is the byword in both camps. Pancho Gonzales, pro and coach of the U.S. team, said: 'We can beat the Mexicans 5-0. They can't beat us 5-0. And I think we will win." Illinois Team Wins Opener ROCKFORD, 111. (AP) — Opening-round winners from Birmingham, Ala, and Rockford, 111., meet tonight in second-round play of the Junior Pony Baseball World Series. Richmond, Calif., and Parkersburg, W.Va., Thursday night losers, play tonight in the four-team, double elimination tournament for boys 11 and 12 years of age. Birmingham's righthander Steve West Thursday night pitched a three-hitter, fanning 16 bailers, nine of them in a row, lo beal Richmond 3-0. Mike Sandy of Parkersburg, 4-3 loser lo Rockford, also fanned 16 bailers, bul three of four wild pitches in the fourth advanced Dave B o s w o r th of Rockford around the bases to score the deciding run. Sandy had walked Bosworlh, who in the first had smacked a home run wtih two on. spent the past two weeks visiting Mr. and Mrs. William Hastings. Mrs. Clara Herman, mother of the Rev. Victor Herman of Bunker Hill, former pastor of the Wanda and South Roxana Methodist Churches, is spending this week visiting wilh Mrs. Nettie Ryan and Miss Ruby Roseberry on the Old Edwardsville Road while the Rev. and Mrs. Herman are attending the youth institute at McKendree College in Lebanon. Mrs. Gertrude Whitler has returned to her home in Evansville, Ind., after visiting several days with Mrs. Nellie Ryan and Miss Ruby Roseberry. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bean vis- iled in Ml. Vernon the past weekend wilh Mr. and Mrs. Guy Thomason. Candy Spots, Chateangay Run SARATOGA BRINGS, N.Y. AP)— As many as nine horses may starl Saturday in the 9411 •unning of (he Travers Stakes, the latibn's oldest for 3-year-olds, but ho Interest is centered on jusl hree— the Big Three of Candy Spots, Chateaugay and Never Bend. ment'* potion on these prow- aVfc expected to be Issued *h»1« oration being given to noise abatement," Pucinski said In a statement, Pucinski, whose district is just east of Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, said It Is Ironic that requests for proposals made by the Federal Aviation Agency to develop an American supersonic transport do not call tor power plants which reflect a concern for excessive noise and sonic booms. lie said he hopes the proposal will compel designers to give no{se control high consideration "as long as we are developing an entirely new supersonic transport plant." His bill would prohibit civil su personic jet overflights over this, country by any plane that duce.8 overpressures exceeding 1.5 pounds per square foot on the ground directly beneath the path. These overpreaauves pause i, he said, The winner of the $75,000-added, .'4-mile test may also wind up he nation's 3-year-old champion, as happened last August when Jaipur nosed out Ridan. The probable favorile Is Rex C, Sllsworth's Candy Spots, although ic woh only the Preakness of the triple crown classics while Clm- totiugay took the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont. Among the other probable starters are Maine Chance Farm's Get Around at 123 pounds, and George p. Widener's Crewman at 12030 (it Fish Fry The Berean Church Class of Rrown Street Baptist Church, made up of young married couples attended a fish fry at the homo of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Fields of Fosterburg Thursday night, EJgh- teen adults and 12 children attended. Ron Wilson, teacftef O f the class, led Uio devotions. ....... Roxana Rolarians Hear McFarlancl ROXANA — Charles Price was program chairman of (he Rotary Club Wednesday evening at First Presbyterian Church and he played a recording of a speech by Kennedy McFarland on Americanism, which was originally made before the Chamber of Commerce in Indiana, Visiting Rotarians were Joe Kelleher of Edwardsville, Fred Berry and John Delaney of Wood River. Roxana Notes ROXANA — Bill Willis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Willis of 414 Sullivan, Rosewood Heights, who will be a senior this fall at Roxana High School and who is president of the student council for 1963-64, is attending the second annual Youth World Leadership Workshop at Southern 111 i n o is University at Carbondale. He is sponsored by the Roxana Rotary Club. Miss Janet Groppel, daughlei of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Groppel of 136 S. Thirteenth St., is spend' ing two weeks at Junction City Kan,, visiting her brother and family, Pvt. and Mrs. James Groppel. Pvt. and Mrs. Groppe T spent the weekend here visiting their parents, Mr,*and Mrs, Ed gar Groppel and Mr. and Mrs Fred Marine of 218 Roller Ave and Miss Groppel accompaniei them home. Mr. and Mrs. Harrell Dinwiddl returned to their home at 422 S Central Ave, Tuesday after spend ing the past two months at the! cottage In Alexandria, Minn. Mrs. Gene LeGrand ,of Rohn Place spent a week visiting he brother and family, Mr. and Mrs Kenneth Halfield in Tuscumblii Ala., and enroule home visltei her parents-ln-law, Mr. and Mrs Howard LeGrand. in Popla Bluff, Mo, She was accompanie Jacoby's & Better Homes & Gardens Magazine help You With Better Homes---More Beautiful Homes! Better Homes Week Jacoby's are using this week to announce to the people of Alton and surrounding area another aid in selecting and buying the right home furnishings. During the past several months Jacoby's staff of salesmen have completed a home furnishing and decorating course sponsored by Better Homes and Gardens Magazine and the National Retail Furniture Association. They are now, more than ever, fully qualified to help you with any and every decorating and furnishing problem. They can help you select color schemes, choose furniture and accessories, and arrange your furniture for maximum efficiency and beauty. homes by Mrs. Howard Ledrnn who Visited several days and has Je(t for her home. / Mrs, Roy Armes of Rohro Plftc Is a patient in Alton Memcula Hospital (or .treatment of a ' Injury suffered in a fall, Wm. Davis (right) of Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, presents certificates to Robert Willis, Wesley Wright, Joe Burns, L. A. Simmy and Richard Jacobs. The certificates are for the successful completion of an extensive 5 month home furnishing and decorating course. For that important combination of merchandise at reasonable prices, plus decorating know-how, visit Jacoby's . . . your Bettor Homes and Gardens home furnishing ideas center. Of course, there is no cost or obligation for this added service. Store Hours: , Daily 9 sOO.5 ;00 Except Friday Until 9 ;00 Open Oilier Evenings by Appointment Call 4654451 6g7 E, Broadway-FREE PARKING AT REAR ENTRANCE - AlUm Jacoby's Sins* J8M T T

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