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TUESDAY, AUGUST 2?, 1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE TMME Hospital Attends Meeting Charles R. Ffeerrtnti, adrrtlnifi tt-nlor of Alton Mcmorinl Mos pltal, is In Now York for the American Hospital Association Convention. The convention open ed Monday and will be In session for three days. Leaders In the hospital field will he giiest lecturers during the convention. Driver Exams Show Upturn In 2 Months Juno and July hrtVc been record- breaking months this year for driver license examinations given to applicants In a one-month period, Secretary of State Charles F. Cnrpentier announced today. An inspector at the driver license Inspection station at 199 E. Acton, Wood River, said "We've been busier than ever in the months of June and July." However, no statistics were available to show (he number of persons examined locally, he said. Applicants examined in the stale for July totaled 93,708. In June, 85,767 examinations were given. The previous high was In June, I960, when 75,344 applicants were examined. Children born in the years Immediately following World War II are becoming eligible Tor driver licenses, and tills contributes to the new surge of applicants, the inspection bureau said. "Out-of-slate residents coming to this area are applying for licenses in large numbers, also," he added. Many transferred here by industry apply for licenses at Wood River. In one instance when a department store was established here, about 20 people new to the area applied for licenses, lie said. Other factors contributing to the increase are: increased enrollment in high school driver education programs and the licenses of a large percentage of drivers over 70 years of age expire this year. In many cases the expanded workload has caused occasional overcrowding of driver license examining stations. Many applicants have had to wait to take the road test after completing the written test on traffic laws and the vision examination, Secretary Carpentier said. 3 P/l/\ O • Hi ,500 beout Execs Of U.S. Will Convene, Including Area Men Over 3,500 professional leaders of the Boy Scouts of America will gather at the University of Illinois for their 12lh National Training Conference, Thursday through Sept. 4. Every four years Scout executives from all parts of the nation undergo an intensive period of training under the direction of the organization's pallotial officials. Scout Executive Edwin K. Cunningham of Alton will head the Piasa Bird Council's delegation. Also attending are district executives, Kenneth Creamer, Alton, Gordon Hanscn, Wood River, and George R. Brand Jr., Jerseyvjllc, who, with Cunningham, compose the Executive Staff of the Piasa Bird Council. An outstanding line-up of speakers will make presentations tying in with the daily themes of the conference. Each has been chosen for his background of experience in the fields of education, religion, business, finance, later and government. The speakers 'are: Dr. Herold C. Hunt, Harvard University; Dr. Marcus Bach, University of Iowa; Mrs. Rollin Brown, chairman, for Children; Robert W. Sarnoff, chairman of the board, National Broadcasting Co.; Jesse W. Tapp, chairman of the board, Bank of America; Glenn E. Watts, assistant to the president, Communications Workers of America. The evening sessions will also feature addresses given by distinguished speakers. They a r e: Albert L. Williams, president of International Business Machines; Wayne A. Johnston, president and chairman of the executive committee, Illinois Central Railroad; Honroable Charles W. Froessel; Richard W. Darrow, executive vice president, Hill and Knowlton Public Relations firm; Lt. Col. John A. Powers, public affairs officer for NASA. Chief Scout Executive, Joseph A. Brunton Jr. will give the final challenge on the closing night session speaking on "Strengthen America — Character Counts." The Rexfords' 4 Daughters All Born on 26th of Month All four daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Rexford, 1409 Willard St., have been born on the 26th day of the month, reports Paul Rexford, 1410 George St., a proud grandfather. The fourth daughter, as yet No Injuries in 2 Auto Accidents No one was reported injured In two separate auto accidents in Alton Monday. A car driven by Sandra L. Fellin, 19, of 3891 Coronado Drive, caught the open door of a parked car at 11:10 p.m., police said. The other car was'parked in the 9200 block ol E. Broadway and the driver, Walson H. Berger, 48, of Frontenac PI., Godfrey, was getting out on the left side when the accident happened. In the only other accident reported to police, Leo F. Kruckel- burg, 37, of Rte, 1, Godfrey, was attempting to park in Lincoln- Douglas Square, when his brakes failed and his car crashed Into a row of parking meters, damaging the standards. Cut by Shovel Sunny Shelton, 9, daughter of Mrs. Lavora Shelton, 211 S. Maple St, Roxana, was treated Monday at St, Joseph's Hospital for a cut to her right cheek received when she was struck by a shovel while playing. She was released following treatment. Car's Battery Stolen David Wilson, 209 Dale St., told Alton police Monday that someone had stolen the battery from his car parked In the driveway of his home. Avoid the flush/ Call Us Now for... ZEIGLER Furnace Lump and Stoker COAL Prompt Glean Delivery. Alip Complete Fuel 1 Oil Service. MISSISSIPPI VALLEY COAL CO. HO MM1 . unnamed, was born Monday at 1:53 a.m. hi Alton Memorial Hospital. Other Rexford daughters are Diane, 10, born on Sept. 26; Carol, 6, born on June 26 and Linda Lee, 2, born Oct. 26. The Rexfords haven't picked a name for their latest addition because they were expecting a boy, the grandfather said. They have a son, Gerald, 8, who was born on Oct. 20. Graftoniaii Fined For Intoxication Paul Benjamin Sauerwein, 32, of Grafton, was found guilty of intoxication by Police Magistrate George Roberts this morning and fined $15 and costs. Sauerwein was arrested by police Monday evening after he had been causing trouble at an auto agency on E. Broadway. Horticulturists to Compete In Fall Festival, Sept. 12 Rules for competition In the flower show and fall festival of Ihe Alton Horticulture Society were announced today by Mrs. Art Bitettner, chairman. The show will be held from 2 to 9 p.m. on Sept. 12 in the Godfrey Civic Center. Flower growers of the area may enter their specimens In the show between 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. that day. Any number of classifications may be submitted but only one entry in each class. Ribbons will be awarded for the top four entries in each class. All specimens must be grown by the exhibitor. Classifications are provided for common floral favorites: afrlcan violets, houscplants, perennials, annuals, roses (four varieties, hybrid lea roses, Floribunda, Polyantha, and climbing). Other compelilion will be in: arrangements, children's section, corsages, all ikinds of fruits and vegetables and miscellaneous. Under the arrangements classification, there are 13 different sections, including arrangements lhal could be used anywhere, for table centerpiece, for a hall, mantel or buffet, a coffee table, for miniatures, mixed flowers, in baskets, or dried material or winter, ornamental compositions of oddly shaped fruits such as gourds, wilh vegetables and fruits, driftwood and arrangements to represent a song. Exhibitors must bring their own containers and may use soda or milk bottles for this purpose. Woman Charges Man in Fight Over 50 Cents John Henry Shaw of 921 Belle St. plead not guilty in Alton police magistrate court this morning to assault and battery charges which came out of an early mom ing fight over possession of f half-dollar, police said. Li Hie Thompson, 228 Hampton St., who signed the complaint, tolc police that Shaw threatened hei with a knife and pushed her down at the corner of 10th and Belle street about 1 o'clock. Shaw is scheduled to appear before Magistrate George Roberts Saturday. DISCOUNT! WESTERN SHOE STORES 804-Ofl E, Broadway Special lot of Ladies' Shoes, values to $5.00 —all hools, all sizes, but not in all styles. Pair Dolph Named As Successor To Simpson SPRINGFIELD (Special)- Robert E. Dolph, 46, of Aurora, today was named to the Illinois Commerce Commission by Gov. Otto Kerner, succeeding Jesse Simpson of Eciwurdsville as the minority nember of the commission. The appointment is effective immediately, and Dolph will serve until Jan. 1, 1968. He is a former assistant state's attorney in Kane County and a former assistant attorney general He has served as attorney for the Aurora Sanitary District for the last five years and last year was named by the Illinois Supreme Court to the Illinois Slate Boarc. of Law Examiners. Dolph is a native of Kane County, is married and has four children. He is a veteran of Work War II. He holds a bachelor's de- ;ree from St. Procopius College and a bachelor of laws from Marquette University. Dimes, Cigarettes Loot in Burglary About $5 in dimes and possibly some cigarettes were taken in a break-in early this morning of the Main Street Market, 505 Main, according to the owner, -larold L. Frenz. The intruder entered the store by forcing a •ear door, police said. Marquette High School Signs 570 M;irt|iiplln High School noted nn enrollment increase of 70 students to da to, announced Mother Mary Ellen, principal, today. She snid that 570 students are isled on Iho registration rolls to- lay. Last year Marquette's enrollment was 500 students. Breakdown by classes is: Senors, 110; juniors, 162; sophomores, 126; and freshmen, 172. Although enrollment was clos- 'd to freshmen last May cancellations absorbed the students from the wailing list. Only one remains on the list. She pointed out that only a normal number of transfers to Al:OD High have occurred this year. Freshman orientation begins at Marquclle Thursday Aug. 29 at Si'JS a.m. Sophomores reporl Thursday at 1 p.m. Juniors report Friday, Aug. 30 at 8:45 a.m., and seniors reporl Friday at 1 p.m. Regular classes for all students begin Tuesday, Sept. 3. Dog Bites Girl On Nose a fid Lip Tina Irvin, 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Irvin, 1402 llth St., Forest Homes Addn., received emergency treatment Monday at 3 p.m. at Alton Memorial Hospital for 'a dog bite to the face. Tina was bitten on the nose and right side of her upper lip by a neighbor's dog. She was released following treatment of the wounds. A cut on her lip required two stitches, her mother said. Auto Stolen at East Alton Found EAST ALTON — An automobile stolen from in front of the home of Bennie Stremmling, 229 Haller between midnight and 7 a.m. today has been recovered in Mor ;an County, police reported. Stremmling said he parked the car at his home about 6:30 p.m Monday and it was missing this, morning. New Students to Register This Week at Public Schools Any new student who intends to register in Alton public schools should report this week to the office of the school where he expects to attend. The hours set are 8 a.m. to noon. New students registering shoul bring their birth certificates an must report where their schola tic records are located, s c h o o officials said. ONLY 85 PER SQ. FT. BUYS THIS ALL-STEEL, STURDY FARM AND RANCH BUILDING Now every farm can afford tte permanent, fire-safe protection of an all-steel Star Building. So simple in design, you can erect It yourself. Heavy guage panels defy wind and hall . . . so sturdy each building is warranted for five years. Choose from colored or galvanized steel. Financing up to IB years available. Call or writs today! R & R SALES, Inc. 735 Park Dr., AJton HO 5-8808 l U I L//D\V N O 1 OVER 20,000 IN USE Rambler Classic Cross Country Station Wagon—choose Ihe famous 6 or new 108-hp V-S LOOK WHO'S NUMBER ONE! Rambler outsells all other six-cylinder station wagons in the world There are lots of reasons why this rakish, roomy Classic outsells them all: "Car of the Year" styling and the new Advanced Unit Construction that produces its solid, sedan- like ride, for example. That Roof-Top Travel Rack is standard equipment. So are the Double*Safety Brakes, TROTTER MOTOR CO., INC.49 E. Edwardsville Rd, Wood Rivor See your Rambler dealer-a good man to do business with for a new car or a $e&e& used car the Deep-Dip rustproofing to the roofline, and the Ceramic-Armored exhaust system. If you prefer, you can also have all of these in this smart best-seller with a new 198-hp V-8 that costs less than many Sixes. See your Rambler dealer during the "Savjngest Days." Join the Trade Parade to RAMBLERS V-8 Three Children Treated After Home Incidents Three children were treated Monday at hospitals, one afler rinking an undetermined quan- ity of floor wax, another after wallowing a straight pin, and he third after consuming as- irins. Suzanne Foster, 19 months old, s "fine today" reports her mother, after Suzanne drank ome floor wax Monday. Dnugh- er of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Foster, Rte. 1, Brighton, she .vas taken to the hospital when he became drowsy afler drink- ng the wax. She was released ollowing treatment. James Stevenson, 21 months old, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Stevenson, 41 Sullivan Dr., was aken lo Alton Memorial Hospi- al Monday after a straight pin lie had in his mouth disappeared, lis mother said. He was X-rayed but Hie pin vas not found, she said, and he was released following t h e X-ray. Theresa Gerling, 2, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gerling, 450 Hochm St., Edwardsville, vas given emergency treatment at St. Joseph's Hospilal in Alton Monday at 4 p.m. after she swallowed about 25 baby aspirins. Her father reports she is doing quite well today, and apparently hasn't suffered any ill effects. She was sent home after treatment at the hospital. Illinois Air Pollution Setup Does Not Clash With Study Underway An Illinois air pollution control board rrrnntly created by the General Assembly will not conflict with a cooperative study of air pollution in the Alton -St. Louis area, it was explained by an Illinois Public Health Department official today. Robert R. French, an air pollution engineer with Ihe department, snid tho stale pollution control board was set up to handle air pollution problems throughout the stale. It will be an independent agency and will act within the boundaries of II- Inois, he said, bill will nol interfere with local pollulion control "... where it is effective." The 9-momber board, is yet to be appointed by Kernel 1 , French said. Members will include an en- ginpor& city official, a doctor, and abor and management represent atives. French said he does nol know if the board would participate officially in the cooperative air pol- lulion study in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Representatives of the Illinois Department ol Public Health are currently participating in HIP area study. The board might want to lenc its official support to the two- year study later, he said, to adc its contribulion. Meanwhile, a report on the ! irst six months of the air pol- tition study here is being rom- liled, the Telegraph learned, and t is hoped lo be made public by October. A spokesman for the study, which includes the Alton - Wood liver and East St, Louis areas, is well as St. Louis and St. Louis County, said the intention was to lave the study completed hy Sppt. 5. However, he said, delays wpre xpprionrpd in processing the study data by computer ma- hines in Cincinnati. Federal, state and local groups are cooperating in the study lo determine the amount of air pollution and its spread throughout the metropolitan. Measuring devices have been operated atop the Alton City Mall and in Hartford. lireak'in Fails ; Burglars entered the Franklin | Masonic Temple Monday night or I early Tuesday hy breaking out a I window pane in a rear door, but nothing; was reported taken. The intruders ransacked drawers in the office of the secretary, tried to force several cabinets, and attempted to break into the soft-drink machine, but were unsuccessful, police said. WE DO OUR OWN FINANCING AT SEffiGK FURNITURE and APPLIANCE CO. 203 W. Third St.—Downtown Alton Long Terms—Many, Many Months to Pay! ill MoNey? You're welcome to our money ... for books, clothes, fees or whatever your family needs... at The Associates where rates are reasonable and terms are fair. So when cash can help you, just phone us, or stop by tha Associates office nearest you. You'll find Associate* service pleasant, prompt.. .and privatel Loans to $7500 ASSOCIATES FINANCE, INC. Alton: 1828 East Broadway Phone: HO 2-9715 Wood River: 68 East Ferguson St.. . Phone CL 4-3879 Loans under $800 handled by Associates Loan Company Listen to Associates Weather Report on WBBY Radio 59, 7:13 a.m. Monday through Sulurday. 12 Days 'til-DDD and ANC for Wood River, Bethalto and On September 8, telephone service in these towns will move forward wilh the introduction of Direct Distance Dialing (DDD) and completion of the change to All-Number Calling (ANC) — the new seven-figure numbering system. Direct Distance Dialing is the modern tele- phone service that enables you to dial station- to-station Long Distance calls from your own phone to more than 80 million phones across the United States and Canada. It's easy and quick. Your new directory — due early next month — will give complete information on how to make a DDD call. Also on September 8, the telephone area code for these four cities will change to 618. The new numbering system is just a change from letters and figures to all figures. The nation's expanding need for new phone services—such as Direct Distance Dialing—calls for lots of new tele- phone prefixes (your prefix is the first three digits of your telephone number), Only the new, seven-figure system provides enough prefixes to best serve everyone. Remember, on September 8, all Alton, Wood River, Bethalto and Brighton customers will have the seven-figure numbers. NOTE THESE SEPT. 8 CHANGES • The ^remaining letters in telephone number prefixes will be changed to numerals in the lame openings of the dial: Alton—HO to 46 Wood River—CL to 25 Brighton—FR to 37 • Bethalto will have all new numbers. Bethalto customers will no longer have to dial "2" to reach Alton and Wood River. They'll just dial the seven figures of the number. • Some numbers in Alton and Wood River will change completely. • Check your new directory—beginning Sept. 8. ILLINOIS BELL (®) TELEPHONE 401 ajarkot Street Phono: 405-9081

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