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Thursday, August 22, 1963
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&*m Km us* WIAWI* 9U*»*il ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH It will be warmer Thursday night over the northeastern third of the na» tion and over parts.of the northern Plateau. Scattered showers are ex- pected in Virginia, Louisiana, Nebraska and in the southwest border states. (AP Wirephoto Map) Drivers' Licenses r~~i Suspended in Area City Court Sessions to OpfenSept.9 leather Forecast i ALTON and suburbs—Generally fair with a gradual warming trend tonight and Friday. Low to night 60 to 65. High Friday around 90. Plan Body Asks Hoffman Why He Didn't Show Up A two-week setting of non-jury trials to open Sept. 9 will mark the resumption of activity in Al ton city court after the August court vacation period. Court-Clerk Felix T. Boschert said that', the setting of cases to be heard by Judge I. H. Streeper comprises 68 suits, all but 15 of which are law suits. Chancery cases have been set for the last two days of the trial period, Sept. 19 nd 20, and includes U divorce or separate maintenance ao tions. .' Court is -scheduled to resume with a motion day session, Thursday Sept. 5. The .court has been in recess since Aug. 2. Through a telephone call from District Judge Omer Poos yesterday, Clerk Boschert was informed of a planned special session of United States Court here for a jury trial on Tuesday, Aug. 27. A regular setting of federal court cases here is planned for November. SPRINGFIELD, 111., — Secre- OO OtdtCS tary of State Charles F. Carpentier today announced suspension of nine drivers licenses of people living in the Telegraph area. The driver's license of Everett D. Rich, 721 Halloran, Wood River, was suspended for lour months for conviction on a charge oJ driving while intoxicated. Licenses of the following peo pie were suspended for three violations: Robert W. Dingeldine, 51 Pardee, Godfrey, suspended one year for a conviction for speeding, and Iwo for reckless driving; Mrs. Josephine Hammock, 2741 Sanford Ave., suspended for two months for conviction on charges of speeding, careless driving and running a stop sign; Richard L. La Hue, 835 Madison, Wood River, suspended for two months for convictions on charges of driving and sign. Charles R. land Ave., speeding, careless, disobeying a stop Martin, 592 suspended High- three Tentatively set by City Judge Streeper, Boscherl added, is a jury trial period to open Oct. 14. Under the revision of the Illinois court system to go into effect as of next Jan. 1,-Boschert has been informed, Alton city court will become an associate circuit court and City Judge Streeper will become an associate judge of circuit court. With this change, Boschert has been informally notified, his salary of $6,600 a year as court clerk will be paid by Madison County instead of by the city of Alton. This also means, he said, that all fees earned by the Alton clerk's office will go to the county instead of to the city. For the last fiscal year, which . closed March 31, report of the city treasurer showed, fees earn ed by the court clerk's office for the city amounted to $6,830. Boschert said he has not as yet received any official information or instructions just how his office is to carry on after the Jan. 1 change-over. Boschert's elective to 1965. term as clerk extends Says Moon Dust Packed Solidly WASHINGTON (AP) - An Air Fouce scientist said today a space vehicle landing on the moon "will not sink away into a sea of dust" a.s some had supposed. Dr. John W. Salisbury said if there is dust on the moon it is "caked" dust, sufficiently firm to support explorers moving about on the surface. But he said lunar dust particles tend to stick together, and cling to all metal and glass sufraces. He said this "will provide an unusual difficulty in the operation of camera lenses, portholes and mirrors." months for conviction on three separate charges of speeding; Larry E. Wagner, 508 Thomas St., Edwardsville, suspended two months for conviction on charges of speeding, improper lane usage and disobeying a stop sign; Donald L. Walter, 2300 Brandt, suspended three months for conviction on three separate charges of speeding. Subdivision Control BUI Is Revised EDWARDSVILLE — A con- lict of interest clause regulating actions of the city engineer in connection with developers of subdivisions is included in the revised subdivision and control ordinance completed by the City Plan Commission Wednesday. Final revisions on the ordinance were completed and the measure will be submitted at the next meeting of the City i Council for approval. In the conflict of interest provision, the city engineer svould not be permitted to represent the city in cases where he also is employed by the developer of the subdivision. In cases where the city engineer is employed by the developer, the mayor will appoint a replacement subject to approval of the City Council. Members of the plan commis-i sion review changes in struc-i ture of the revised subdivision' control ordinance and will pre- ( sent it to the city council for' approval. The revised measure | would supersede the existing ordinance. Need Curbs On Dropouts WASHINGTON (AP) — Illinois is among 33 states that have acted by mid-August to curb the number of high school dropouts, EDWARDSVILLE — The City) Plan Commission today urged i that City Building Inspector Frank] Hoffman "show cause" why he failed to represent the city at a court hearing Wednesday in which an Edwardsville auto dealer was charged with violation of an ordinance governing trailers. A complaint by Hoffman against Melvin Hurst, president of Hurst Motors, Inc., 401 Main St. charging the auto dealer with violation of the city ordinance was dismissed Wednesday by Police Magistrate William Traband when the complainant failed to appear at the hearing. Plan Commission member Clarence Anderson, in a meeting of the organization Wednesday evening, asked that a letter be sent to Mayor Raymond O. Rogers "asking the building inspector to show cause why he failed to represent the city at a hearing in police magistrate's court." Members of the Commission voted in favor of Anderson's motion and a letter was authorized to be sent to the mayor today advising him of the action of the planning body. Anderson earlier suggested that the building inspector be replaced for his action in connection with administration has the welfare announced. Dr. Ellen Winston, the commissioner of welfare, said Wednesday that public welfare agencies in the 33 states have replied affirmatively on a proposal for drives to keep needy teen-agers in school. Dr. Winston said that three states — Colorado, New Mexico and Vermont— adopted the model back - to - school demonstration project recently sent to all states by the Bureau of Family Services. Federal funds can be used to finance up to 100 per cent of the cost of such projects. These projects involve visiting the families of ail children 13-17 who are in the aid to families with dependent children program, working out plans to assure their return to school, and evaluating the success of the effort later this year. Britain Protests Cuban Intrusion LONDON (AP) — Britain announced today it has protested violation pf .the Bahamas territorial waters by Cuban naval torces and asked for on apology and the immediate return of 19 Cuban refugees kidnaped Aug. 13 from Anguilla Cay. A Foreign Office spokesman said the protest was based on "incontestable evidence and a number of photographs taken by United States reconnaissance aircraft." Wednesday's wanted him court hearing. "I replaced but other members of the Commission felt it was a little too harsh," the commission member said. Anderson, who was appointed to the Plan Commission several months ago, is assistant to the publisher of the Edwardsville In- telligencer, a daily newspaper in Edwardsville. Anderson said he learned that Hoffman served as a pall bearer at a funeral when the case was set for hearing at 10 a.m. Wednesday. "He could have at least called the Magistrate's office and requested a continuance" he said. Plan Commission Chairman Ray Abert agreed. "If, Mr. Hoffman had other personal commitments he should have called the judge and asked that the case be re set for hearing," Abert said. The defendant, Hurst, and his counsel, Edwardsville attorney Earl Vuagniaux together with city attorney Robert Trone waited at the magistrate's court for the complainant, Hoffman, to appear. "We waited for an hour and when he failed to show I dismissed the case," Judge Traband said. The city building inspector was reminded early Wednesday morning by city attorney Trone of his scheduled appearance in magistrate's court, Anderson said today. The building inspector filed charges against the auto dealer alleging he illegally parked a trailer on a new and used car lot at 307 S. Buchanan St. Hurst was free on $200 appearance bond STORE-OPENING TRAFFIC JAM Grand opening of Avian's, new department store "Islands" area. The store parking lot will accomoclate at East Alton, brought out this swamp of vehicles, 1,000 vehicles and was used by thousands who turned contributing to a major traffic jam in the East Alton out for the opening day. Man, 68, Shot by Wife After Family Argument -—I A 68-year-old Alton man was Hearings on Sarawak | shot Wednesday afternoon by his Postponed in Borneo KUCHING, Sarawak (AP)—The U.N. Mission survey North Borneo opinion on the proposed Federation of Malaysia today postponed the start of hearings Sarawak until Monday. in wife during a family argument, Alton police reported today. Joe Woodson, 27 Missouri Ave. was shot with a shotgun by his wife Lela in the left shoulder. Some of the shot entered his face, neck and left forearm. His condition was listed as good at Alton Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Woodson, 47, of 29 Missouri Ave. pleaded guilty to the charge of discharging firearms this morning and was fined $30 by George Roberts, police magistrate. Mrs. Woodson told police her husband came home Wednesday and kicked her. She said she shot Woodson in order to protect her- ing, health, plumbing and electri-'self. cal inspectors. j Mrs. Woodson was taken to the Hoffman serves both as build-Hospital for treatment of the blow ing and health inspector. ifrom her husband, police said. pending Wednesday's scheduled hearing. In a second letter to Rogers, on a motion of L. James Struif, an attorney and plan commission member, the planning body asked for a report of the amount of salaries and fees in the last fiscal year of the city build- School Specials Fiji Leaders Plan Conference on Future SUVA, Fiji Islands (Kt — Bri-i tain plans a conference with Fiji leaders in 1964 or early 1%5 on proposals for Fiji's future, Gov. Sir Kenneth Maddocks said today in a pre-relirement speech to the legislative council. He said recent debate by the U.N. special committee ou colonialism had created uncertainty about the future of the island territory. Bi-State Will Order Fifty New Air-Conditioned Buses El-State Development Agency has ordered 50 new air-conditioned buses and will air-condition between 50 and 75 additional buses now in use in Madison and St. CJajr Counties, and St.. Louis County, Mo., it was announced today. ftl Odttytian, toe agency will put fppjl} J3 to 15 new express lines Into use in the area served by in toss** few «*«& /*2f "^ °i it-State Etevelopmwt Board oi e |OWS now be; the «o°y win see the agency operating the largest fleet of air-conditioned buses in the world next summer. Fisher said the agency had op crated the transportation systen for four months and had reaehec the "near break-even point," When the Bi-State Agency took over the public transportation in the three-county area, Fishei pointed out, U undertook the larg est such project In the world that of coordinating the operatior pf 15 privately-owned transit syts terns, The agency took over th< transportation system April 1. SPECIAL SPRAY SET FULL 16 OUNCES c **<« Golf Balls Uug. 3/1. W $905 ' W Do/.. CORNS LIFT OFF 30 MINUTES - NO CU'ITING New scientific HALF HOUR CORNMASTEK liqulit discovery us directed muke most laming corns and ealluseb life right off . . . often in 30 minutes I Works on soft corns between toes, wwrts. Satisfaction, or money back. At stores. Zr CORNMASTER MISN'S AND NOVKLTV ICE CREAM Gallon $119 'Helps Prevent Infection! Sprays Away Pain! NEW instant Medi-Quik fir jl-old jprty for ill minor ^ •»„ ^ - v**-^ t — CUTS, SCRAPES, Ifo'jppi* \ BURNS, POISON WF&SS?ijS I AND SUNBURN ^ • 50 STRAW HATS y\ Price OPEN OAI^V 8:30 a.m.—9:30 p.m. ALTON STORE; Comer Third end Henry Sis, WOOD RIVER: Wpod River Ave, *t gdw«rdiv»lf Rd, i Yost Withdraws Funds Members of the Alton police ension board met in special ses- ion in the council room in cily all today to allow a refund of ension contributions to Dennis 'ost who has resigned as an Alon police patrolman effective to- morrow. Yost, who has been a member the police force since March, 19G2 has resigned to enter U S navr service. He was entitled to a refiind his contributions of about $400 t the police pension fund. IHtmSfMV. AUGtgf 3 Hurt in Car-Traiii Accidents Wood River Police Chief attics Buckner and hift wife 'ere admitted to the Wood ftlv- r township Hospital Wedfiea- ay night, after their automobile was stnick by a train at Sham- ock Avenue. It was one of two such nucl- ehts In the area. Chief Buckner was reported In good condition today. His wife s released from the hospital his morning. Buckner was treated for con- uslons of the right knee and Wrs. Buckner was held for ob- ervatlon last night. Buokner'a car was traveling outh on Shamrock about midnight when It crossed the train racks and was hit in the rear )y New York Central engine. The collision spun (he cnr about 40 feet where It finally iame to rest facing the opposite direction. The engine, operated by T. M. Haiiiford, 288 South Main St., Wood River, traveled about 100 'eel. before it came to a stop. Extensive damage was done to :he Buckner car. In the other case, Gerald Me- Laughlln, in, suffered deep lae- ;rations above an eyebrow and a possible concussion this morning when the car he was driving struck a slow-moving train at a !.B. &. Q. crossing on Rte. 16 on the west edge of Piasa. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest McLaughlin of Piusa, he was returning home from work at Olin-Maliiieson plant when the accident occurred about 8:30 o'clock, his brother said. Apparently the car's brakes failed, the brother said. McLaughlin was taken to SI. Joseph's Hospital in Alton for emergency treatment. He was admitted to the hospital for observation. 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