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*—"""•""-—•""»•.•— , AUGUST 29, 1963 ALTON BVSWtNO «,fiGRAl>H Aldermen Want Local Rec Chief Fourth Ward Aldermen Louis Bowmntt and Dan-ell Hllcy nl Wednesday night's council meet Ing went on record as opposing the naming of an out-of-town man to head the Alton Recrea tlon Department. Alderman Rlley read a brie! statement which said that al* though' they knew nothing about the qualifications of the newly named department head, John Woodworlh Jr., of Jollet, they wanted to go' on record as op posing the hiring of out-of-town people to fill city posls. They noted that a previous administration had made a practice of appointing out-of-town people to city jobs. Their statement was referred to the park and recreation board. Woodworth, 38, was named Aug. 19 to the recreation department post by the Alton Park and Recreation Board. Superintendent' of Recreation in the Joliel Park District, lie will lake over his duties Oct. 1. He spent five years in the recreation and park field and holds a master's degree in recreation from the University of Illinois. Proposes Council Accept 10 Acres City acceptance of a gift parcel of 10 acres of land was pro- Suspemletl Driver Licenses Restored SPRINGFIELD, 111 - Sect-c- lary of Slate Charles F. Carpen- Her today announced the Drivers License Division of his office has rescinded the suspension of the licenses of two Madison County residents. The suspension of the license of Claude D. Llndscy, 432 Bender, Alton, was rescinded following receipt of a corrected report from the • court of Police Magislrale George Roberts of Alton showing the original report In error and the offense of racing reduced to the offense of careless driving, The suspension of the license of Fred B. Johnson, 1109 Wesly, Alton, was rescinded following re- ceipl of information from the Circuit Court, of Madison County showing the offense.of reckless driving in the court of Police Magistrate George Roberts of Alton appealed to the. Circuit Court of Madison County. Therefore, Johnson's record does not presently show reports of convictions for three or more moving traffic violations within one year. posed by Second Ward Alderman Clifford Dabbs Wednesday night in Alton dty OouttdL The offer was made by Mr. and Mrs. Everett Butler of 1701 Nelson St, The parcel of land Is east and opposite of Rufus Eas ton School. The Council adopted the proposal arid the city legal couhsc will prepare a deed which musi be approved by resolution of tin council. It was agreed that a certificate of appreciation from the City o Alton be prepared for presenta lion lo the Butlers. Fund Released for Part Of Civic Airport Project SPRINGFIELD (Special) The sum of $37,379.04, payable from federal funds and earmarked for an improvement project at Civic Memorial Airport, has been ordered released by Gov. Otlo Kerner. The money was in the custody of the State Department of Aeronautics and by executive order Wednesday was released to the Civic Memorial Airport Authority for the improvement project. In another action Wednesday, Kerner also signed a bill exempting from taxation all property owned by any airport au- 'thorily in Illinois. This means that any property held by an airport authority, real and personal, cannot now be taxed by any taxing body such as the county, township, a fire or school district, etc. The bill was sponsored by State Senator Hudson Sours, a Republican of Peoria. It was introduced Jan. 29 and passed the Senate April 9. It passed the House among many bills in the last two days of the legislative session. Car Ransacked at East Alton Lot EAST ALTON — The theft of a truck battery and ransacking of a car between midnight and 8 a.m. at the ,01in Mathieson parking lot, was reported to police. Richard E. Igo 312 Sandborne, Alton, reported his truck battery was stolen and a radiator hose had been torn off his truck while he was working the midnight shift at Olin Malhieson. Gerald L. McCulla, Rte. 1, Moro, reported his car' had been ransacked and a window broken out. He said nothing was missing. Gfaihlng Fluid. Didn't ttttfi Him •Michael Houston, 18 months old, drank a ciip of cleaning fluid Wednesday nhd "it didn't seem lo hurt him a bit," his mother said today. As a precaution, however, Michael Was taken to Alton Memorial Hospital for emergency treatment, then returned lo his home at 1308 Highland AVe. Michael's father, Donald Ray Houston, is employed by Walston Aviation at Civic Memorial. Airport. • Plnno, Knit Conipndsoii HONG KONG - Airline flights from Hong Kong to London now lake jusl as long as a irain ride of 729 miles. On Alton Lake Speedboats to Race Sunday By HAttOMJ BttANtt Outdoor tfidltof The only high speed boat races this scheduled season on Alton Lake set for Labor Day Alton Pirates Club and the are weekend -by the Outboard Boating Missouri Valley Boating Assn. The Pirates will run a series of seven pleasure-boat races on Sunday, beginning al 2 p.m. Time trials will be run in the morning. All entries must be in by 11 a.m. A new class has been introduced this year — XX Class are limited to 25-hp. Several en- trios already have been received, chairman for the Pirates. Other classes In the pleasure bont events are D, E, F, G, and [I. The races will be three laps run over a rectangular one-mile course parallel to McAdams Highway a short distance west of Clifton Terrace. A water ski exhibition supervised by Chester Clark has and been set for 1 again Monday p.m. Sunday prior to the races Which will start at 2 p.m The Missouri pilots will run time trials Monday morning. The Monday races will feature 1 semi professional pilots who will fun between eight and events. board Drivers Assn. also will compete Monday. More than eighi national and world champion? will buttle with their "flying ironing boards" for first place. Most entries are not receivec until the morning of (ho races bu last year's eventn drew 109 pro fessional and semi-professiona speed boat drivers and 49 pleas ure boat pilots who performed be tore an estimated 8,000 specta tors. The rain date is set for t w c weeks later, Saturday and Sun day, Sept. 14 and 15, announce Harold W. Ward of the Pirates 2-DAY SPECIAL! FRIDAY THRU SATURDAY Girls'and Ladles' Nylon Pin Heels Half Solos $4% 99 and Heels m* Boy's and Hen's Half Rubber Heels 7S« ,. 99' B & M SHOE REPAIR SHOP 311 Belle St.— Alton Boy's Foot Is Mashed Beneath Hydraulic Lift The left foot of James Rath geb, 9, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cletus Rathgeb of Brighton, was mashed beneath a hydraulic lift on a tractor Wednesday. The accident occurred at the farm home of a relative, it was said at the office of Rathgeb Bros., in Brighton, place of business of the boy's father. Emergency treatment was given at St. Joseph's Hospital shortly after the accident and today the boy returned to the hospital lo have the foot placed in a cast. Tot Ate Aspirin; Reported OK David Pugh, 2'/a .years old, who ate an undetermined number of aspirin tablets Wednesday, was reported fully recovered today. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Pugh of 3403 Agnes Blvd., the boy was treated at St. Joseph's Hospital. Bitten on Finger "Lucky," the family dog, bit Mrs. Charlotte Price, 44, of 507 Marsh St., on the right index finger Wednesday. Mrs. Price was (rented at Alton Memorial Hospital. The dog wasn't angry, "they were just playing," it was said today at the Price home. Most adult fireflies live only a few days. Though they have mouths, some are believed never lo cat. at LOWER PRICES EASTGATE PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER On or About October 1 st EVERYTHING IN OUR STORE AT SPECIAL SALE PRICES . . . 36-45" Glnulwms, 3(1-45" Dotted Swiss, Drip-Dry Cottons, Percales, Sullelpth, Seersucker & others VlllUOH <*J1JO to l)8c OO Yd. 49" Arncl & Cotton Glnuhum, Terry Cloth. •IS" Fluid Denim, 4H" Printed Soil- cloth, :tO" Ciwiioii illicit Toivelliia Values EC" to 1.80 U>5> Yd, 54-BO" WOOLENS, 54-UO" Solid & Fancy Woven Suit- lugs, 48-80" Cotton Knit ValuoH * 00 to a.08 1 Yd, |49o QUADRIGA BORDER PRINTS 3 yds. 1.00| "CANNON" HUCK TOWELING 4 yds. 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