Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 24, 1963 · Page 3
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August 24, 1963

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

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SAttffiBAY, AUGUST 24, 1963 ALTON EVENING Police Youth in Action Ainu at Labor Day Finish Kerner in Home Stretch of Reading Huge Pile of Bills Hy tOM SPRINGFIELD, III. (Special) jov. Otto Kcrncr may complete Is talk of consideration of all ills passed by the legislature by he Labor Day Holiday weekend. On Aug. 23, an unofficial count howed he had less than 200 to end. This compares with the more than 2,000 handed him by the General Assembly at the time of the legislative adjournment. Among his vetoed bills was one which had become known as the Illinois version of "The Silent Spring." This was a bill introduced March 27 by a freshman legislator from Ilock Island County, State Rep. Tom Railsbaek, (R- Moline) which would have regu- Catch Burglar in Act, But He Evades Police Escapes Serious Injury A 9 - year - old Alton boy es- •aped serious injury Friday evening after falling from his bicycle and hitting u passing car with his head. Richard Saekman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred B. Saekman, 1263 State St. told police he lost his balance while riding in the 120C block of State Street and fell against the rear wheel of a passing car driven by John Moranville, Ann Arbor, Mich. The Saekman youth was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital and had a 6 - inch gash in his head stitched. He was released after treatment. Moranville was not charged by police. A man was caught in the net of attempting a burglary at Waix Motor Co. early this morning but escaped. William Lawrence, Alton police officer, was making a patrol when he hen I'd glass break at the Walx. automobile agency, 1000 East Broadway. The man took off running up Central Ave., when he saw Lawr ence. Lawrence fired a shot in the air, but the man, described as be ing in his early 20's kept run ning, turned up Adams Court anc disappeared. The burglar had not gained en try before being surprised. Obscene Language Written on Bus The Rev. John Wright, pastor o the St. Paul Baptist Church, re ported to Alton police this morn ing someone had painted obscen words on the side of the churcl bus. The bus was parked at 41 Market. Meters and Dead Trees Come Under Discussion AT PLAY Alton Police Youth Camp provided fun for about 90 boys and ; girls during the three - week camping session this summer. In the upper photo Patrolman Henry Conners shows a group of girls a plate of fish he is preparing for dinner. In another photo several girls play checkers inside the large youth camp hall. In the lower photo several children play at the bumper pool table. Above a camper makes her bed. The camp closed this week. Organized Drive By Republicans May Be Growing SPRINGFIELD, 111. (Special) —' The Illinois State Republican Central •Committee is gelling an increasing number of requests from its' county chairmen all over Ihe state, for information about the law concerning the election of presidential nominating convention delegates. Their interest in this phase of the law has posed an interesting point for speculation by many Republicans associated with various candidates who are seeking a GOP nomination for state office next year; That speculation revolves about these questions: 1. Is there a more organized drive in behalf of one presidential hopeful than many of the prospective state candidates realize? Organized Drive? 2. Is there some organized drive to keep the Illinois delegation to the 1964 convention from being committed,to any one candidate? 3. Is a sjrpng competition do veloplng'ariiong two qr more presl dentiai candidates wh,|ch accounts for more and morej^'pal Interes in the election of delegates Republicans associated with an noticed candidates are doing mos of the speculating here. As you might expect, they are wonder ing what -effect a campaign fo nominating delegates will have on Die pamp|l|n, of the man they support- v .,'.'.-• This is j^gufll* pre-election yea Jockeying -for pWN advantag but the'added, (actor now is thl attention co«nty chairmen are giv ing the delegate flection Ordinarily,, M Up'! t°° find qualified delegate* to atten the Rational .conventions. The must pay their own way and thu in Itself, 4iicQuragee entrants an usually holds' the eM? to a «vta mum. This speculation by various Re- 3 Area Junior Achievers Attend National Meet Dead trees and worn-out park- ng meters are to dominate discussions at the Alton city council's finance committee meeting next Monday night. Before the committee will be a request of the Park Commission : or an additional $5,000 for con- inuing its program of removal dead trees from the city streets and also a resolution of Mayor P. W. Day calling for plans to replace wornout parking meters. Out of Funds The interlocking park and recreation boards have run out of funds for the street-tree program, and removal of more dead trees is at a standstill for the of the year unless some means is found to supply it with additional money. a recent communication to the council, the board's acting director said it has already expended this year $4,000 to remove dead trees, and with the remaining $1,000 of its street-tree most of them elms, and also 11 stumps of dead trees. SUNDRY SPECIALS appropriation has planted 160 new trees. "We are getting a back-log of New for Old Mayor Day's resolution on parking meters proposes that a plan be worked out to acquire new meters to replace those whose mechanical condition, because of age, has detei'iorated to a point where maintenance is costly. Since submitting his resolution to the council, Day has estimated that about 900 out of the city's total of 1,232 should be replaced, and has revealed that new meters might be had on a time payment plan. He also proposes to suggest to the finance committee that al meters in the Market Street lot be converted from 2 to 10-hour operation and that a free trial operation of new meters, offered the city, be accepted for the Market. Street location. He has been told that new meters might increase the city's revenue from meter collections by 15 per cent. ntod use of pesticides on stale roperty, state - controlled prop- Hy, or by slate agencies. It picked up support after Rails- ack explained the intent of the egislation. By Ihe end of the scs- ion, there were 35 other legisla- ors' names on the bill, from both inrties. Mtmy Favor It In committee hearings, in both ouses, Railsback's bill attracted many witnesses, most of whorr ostified in favor of it. Most of the nitial support came from his ome county where conservation- 7iinded groups have long oppos d indiscriminate use of posti- ^ides. The governor, in his message, aid Ihe state would eventually Urn to the federal government vhieh has already started n stu- ly of pesticides, Ihoir use and of fed. When I ha I study is completed, ho said, he will encourage egislation which will be coordl- laled with that federal effort. Another veto, that of the bills which would have raised staring salaries of downstale firemen and policemen, aroused what is probably the greatest reaction he las yet to receive on any veto. Spokesmen for firemen and po- liccmcns organizations in Springfield at first couldn't believe the governor hud vetoed — for the second time in two legislative sessions — their pay raise bill. Then, there was an angry reaction, not loo public, but angry neverlheless. More comment from them, they indicated, will be made in the not - too - distant future. And they left no doubt as to its tone. Study Death Penalty Although the governor did approve a bill to create a State Employment Commission, he also vetoed numerous other bills, each of which would have established a commission. Among the latter was a commission which would have studied capital punishment and then reported its findings to the legislature in 1965. Another veto — that ol the bill which would have placed a maximum property tax ceiling on Chicago of $1.16 for each $100 valua- ion — will probably be brought up again and again in the upcom- ng gubernatorial campaign. You may live downtstate anc Three Alton area young people returned Friday from the one week National Junior Achievers Conference at University of Indiana, Bloomington. They were Joan Gill, 3502 Thomas St., Alton; Bruce Lehman, 171 Eifflo Dr., Godfrey; and Vicky iblicans eventually arrives at 10 same final question: Is there dark horse 'candidate quietly reeping into the state's primary ho may be responsible to some xlent for the increase in dele- ate elections? Six Divorces Granted in Circuit Court EDWARDSVILLE.—Six uncon- ested divorces were granted rlday in Circuit Court. Hearings were conducted on divorce complaints, petitions and citations: by three judges available during the day—Circuit '"" ;e Harold R. Clark of Alton, an<J'Associate Circuit Judges Foss Meyer, Bond County judge, and Howard Lee While, Jersey JHinly judge. ' Five of the divorce decrees en- ;er«d were on grounds of cruelty: A.r|h,Mae Hogan of Alton, from ls W. Hogan of Las Vegas, Berlha Aileen Welnant of Alton, from Lloyd Pavld Weinant, with the mother given custody of a child! Angelina Brown of Roxana, from Wjlliam H, Brown and custody of a child awarded to the mother; Beverly A. Snidei of MeadowbroQk,,, from Billy Joe Snider, wjth,' the plaintiff glvei custody of two children; Lois Anne Shaw of Alton, from Fred Edward Shaw, and the mothe awarded custody of three chll dren. Sandra Howard of Wood Rive Township wag granted a dlvore on grounds of habitual drunken ness from Frank Howard anr awarded custody of two children A Two Report Two Others Beat Them Two Alton men reported to Alton police they were beaten by two men this morning in the 1500 block of Fourth Street. William Coatney, 21, 3012 Glenwood Ave., and Charles Wright, 21, of 520 Anderson St., told'po- Hoe each had parked their car nd after gelling out wqre ap- tpproached by two men who sked for a light. Both men told police they were lit and fell to the ground;. Clyde Farmer, 3312 Fernwood Ave. told police he was, sluing n his truck on Highland Avenue icar Broadway when a woman came up and said two men were jealing two other men. 2 Persons Admitted ; , ' = ' V : i To Township Hospital WOOD RIVER — Two persons wore admitted to the Wood Rlv er Township Hospital Friday at ter receiving injuries in falls. They were: Timothy Wiemers 9, son of Mrs. Ann Wiemers, 792 Birch St., East Alton for a possi Me fracture to his left wrist in curred when lie fell from a ral near his home while playing with children. Mrs. Ethel Harp, 71, of 90 Grand, Benton, -111,, for an in jury to her right leg receive when she fall at Uie home of ho daughter, Mrs. Beatrice Me Quire* 319 Ohio, East Alton. Adams, D'Adrian Gardens, Godfrey. There were 1,000 delegates representing 4,557 Junior Achievement companies attending the 20th annual meeting. Purpose of the conference was to give the teenagers a better knowledge of the business world. The delegates attended classes, general meetings, and participated in discussion on current business trends and the principals of business. The Ihree Alton achievers were among 25 young people from Mis sissippi Valley, Inc., the St, Louis area district of JA, attending Hie national affair. Carburetor Fire The Alton Fire Department was ailed to the intersection of Godrey Road and (lie Beltline at :20 p.m. Friday to extinguish a arburetor flash. fire in an auto- lobile engine. There was no damage. Open Sunday All Dayl HOME CJKOWN SWEET CORN picked tho sunic ciuy you buy II LOVELY HOME GROWN TOMATOES 4* HusUot 29C NO HAM BUT PLENTY Ol' FlUOSIi COUNTRY EGGS.. 29c Ouiiriinluod 'Good, Every Onul Griido A Smull BROADWAY MAIN DRIVE-IN PRODUCE MARKET 2530 lost Broodwoy ead trees says its letter. If these are not removed wilh- n a short time they become azardous to climb and a danger o property and life". In work this season, the boards iave removed 56 dead trees, Alloiiiaii Hurt in Missouri Accident An Alton man was injured early oday when his ear ran off the oad near the Lewis Bridge. Joseph William Taylor, 715 Un on St., stumbled into a service tation near the bridge at 5:20 .m. with his shirt bloody and uts on his face and told the at- endant he had been in a wreck. He was taken to St. Louis Coun- y Hospital where it was learned c was suffering from a fractured aw. Only other matter on the finance committee agenda for Monday is the semi - monthly audit of city bills. feel such an issue doesn't interest you, but regardless, you'll be hearing of it as Republicans charge the governor with alleg iance to Chicago Mayor Richarc Daley who had strenously oppos ed such a ceiling on property tax es in the city. Police Flush 3 Youths From Laundromat Three youths were flushed from an Alton laundromat early this morning by a merchant patrolman before they could accomplish their objective. Thomas Smith, while on a patrol, saw three boys run from the La-Don Laundromat as he approached at 2:28 this morning. Police reported the youths had left behind a chair rung which was evidently going to be used to break open vending machines. STOP WISHING .. START DRIVING! Qot a "pocketful of dreams" iibout a newer cur but luck the ready cash to match? l.ools into » law cost Auto Man from us. Action will tie fast I Convenient terms! I'HONE HO 2-P3H OH SISK KISNNIfiY IU.OOS MIDSTATES FINANCE CO. 811 Uldgo, new Broadway BACK-TO-SCHOOL SPECIAL! MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AUG. 26-27-28 PLAIN SKIRTS! SLACKS or TROUSERS! SWEATERS! Cleaned and Pressed FOR TRY OUR QUALITY SHIRT SERVICE TWO CONVENIENT LOCATIONS: MONTICELLO PLAZA GODFREY, ILLINOIS EASTGATE PLAZA EAST ALTON, ILLINOIS COMPLETE EXPERT ALTERATIONS AUG. 25-1-5 P.M. ONLY! 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