Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 29, 1963 · Page 11
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August 29, 1963

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 11

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ALTON EVENING THURSDAY AUGUST 29, Douua Marie Sommars Is'Miss School Safety' fion'fia i Marie Sommars, daughter of Mr. «fld Mrs, Lou E. SornHJars ttf Itigharrt Lane i alUflfivorotPUtlDmSsy M&SNEEKERS] NT: the pair We're showing the prettiest, perkiest sneakers ever designed for fun, for fashion, for school! They're Mr. Sneekers red and black "mad plaid" flannels... arid they're yours at the clan-thriftiest price in town! Come in and scoop up a pair NOW while they last! In women's and misses' sizes. Open Mon., Fri., Till 9 P.M. 119 W.-3rd St., Alton, III. Godfrey, has been selected by the AAA Automobile Club 1963 "Miss School Safety" poster girl in the Telegraph area. Donna Marie, who 1s in the 4th grade at Cillson Brown School, was one of several candidates nominated from this area. Photographs of their poster entries in the contest were examined at club headquarters. The clubs 3lst annual Septem- jer School Opening Safety campaign Was launched Wednesday is thousands of the AAA's School's Open, Drive Carefill- y," posters were put up in the area. The campaign is designed to re- iiind motorists to be alert for lng children who are starting back to school. In the Illinois area, the Auto Club is posting 14,000 posters and distributing 25,000 bumper strips his fall. The Auto Club's school safety ampaign began in 1933 when the umber of accidents to school hildren ran extremely high dur- ng September, said Ray Carter, nanager of the Alton office. Student Talks To Lions Club At Edtvardsville EDWARDSVILLE - A 13-year- Id blind student from Edwards- ille told members of the Ed- 'ardsville Lions Club Tuesday vening of her experiences at a ummer camp for visually handi- .apped. Rhonda Lynn Dycus was a spec- al guest at a meeting of the club, hich raised funds to help sponsor er trip to the camp near Chicago. Contributions were raised in the rea to pay for her $50 entrance ee, plus train fare, for the trip the camp, which is sponsored y the Roseland Lions Club of licago. Rhonda will enter the 6th grade : Jacksonville School for the tind at the beginning of the hool term. SAFETY QUEEN Donna Marie Sommars, 9, daughter ter on a utility pole on E. Broadway in of Mr. and Mrs. Louis E. Sommars of Godfrey, who has been named by the Auto Club as "Miss School Safety," is shown here putting up the first "School's Open, Drive Carefully," pos- Alton. The AAA is placing thousands of these posters around the Telegraph area this week,in conjunction with campaign. $50 Collected In Delinquent Parking Fines EDWARDSVILLE — Approximately $50 in delinquent parking meter fines has been collected in a drive by the police department to recover unpaid meter assessments, Police Chief John E. Hartung reported. Twenty - five post cards were sent to motorists with five or less delinquent parking tickets, the police chief said. Drivers with five or more un- THE LATEST CRUSH Woman Loses Purse Mrs. Mirian Slack, 25 Sullivan Ave., reported the loss of a purse containing an unknown sum of cash and identification papers to Alton police Wednesday. She said she last saw the purse while attending church at 1823 Belle St. Wednesday evening. paid parking meter tickets received letters from the police department requesting • payment of the meter fines or face arrest. Chief Hartung said the drive was "100 per cent" successful. "We are pleased with the cooperation of motorists who paid the delinquent fines to our office," the police chief said. Hit-Run Driver Hits Parked Car A hit-and-run driver smashed nto the rear of a car parked in the Alton Plaza Shopping Center parking lot Wednesday afternoon, shoving it over a curb and damaging the rear bump er. The owner of the car, John Evans, 119 Huffenbick, Collinsville, an employe of the Kroger Co., told police he left his car parked in the lot during the day while he was in St. Louis. He discovered the damage about 4 o'clock. e. Truffle or Black Sweet Kid Crushed Leather $6.99 Supple crushed leather is in the news and on the feet of all fashion-mined young misses these days! Three of our cleverest styles for fall! CASUALS THAT MAKE WALKING A PLEASURE by Honrf-rubfaed Blond Antfqutrf, A/io Black. Anllqutd Mecca So/« and Upper... dtfalf- •d //k* ffit eld MMffff* ?tyt«d«vvlth'0.dlff«renc«' to put now zttt In your daily OPEN MONDAY AND FRIDAY UNTIL 9 P.M. 119W. 3RP5T. DOWNTOWN ALTON VILLAGE SHOPPE 3rd floor RAH! RAH! , *, f or raccoon It's destined to beat a path down campus as smartly as it wends its way to the job , , , . It's the young -American smash hit ... In colorful wool plaids or plain camel's h«Ir $49,98 InforinaJ niwlpljug every Friday and Saturday come »ee the new fashions. , . MVEKS NoA^Hurt In Three Accidents ' No Injuries • We're 1 reposed tn three separate accidents listed by Alton pol ice Wednesday anrf early Is^jtaornitig invovlng rear end crashes. Wednesday afternoon a car driven by Katherlne E. Turner, 56, of 1801 Ervay Ave., was halted at a stop sign oh f>iasa street at Broadway, when a car approaching from the rear, driven by Marsha M. Tuchaiskl, 16, of 2303 Morning Star Drive,-did .notVltop in time and crashed into the "Turner car, police said; There was one passenger in the Turner car and two in the Tuchalskt car. About 5 o'clock, a car driven by Larry W. Shoemaker, 25, of Rock Hill Rd., East Alton, was stopped for a traffic signal on East Broadway at the Islands when It start- ed forward, then Stopped suddenly, police said, tfe t$f itt teefc 61 it, 'drlVBrt by$edrl& f: Mfcjm oiigh, 86, 6f K!e f 2f, Ckrtdfltefi,' alifr moved fofwnrcf but did Hot stop in time to avoid a crash. About 1 a.m. today, a cat driven by Jo Ann Platter, 18, (A 1432 Ladd Ave., Wood River, WAS stopped 'at a* traffic signal «W North Rddgeffil Avenue preparing to make i .lift turn onto College. Sharon d. Little, 18, of 113 M- nois Ave., East Alton, in a ear ap^ preaching frdtn behind, fiaid she (bought' the 'first cat-had^started to move and took her foot ofl the brake, rolling into the right rear bumper of the Platter car, police reported, j .,..,'• '•! V .* i ' '' ' - ' ! Two Bicycles Stolen Alton police received two separate reports of the theft of raci er, type bicycles Wednesday ev&> nlhg. . . ' : ! : Mrs. Phyllis Strahan of 94Hi Pearl St. said someone took a bicycle from the hallway leading to her apartment about 7:30, and Allen Radcllff of 624 Rozier St. said his bicycle was taken while he was visiting with a friend on State street. City Financing Completed for Upcoming Year City flfiattcirtg for the up coming year Was completed by the Altorl 'ttly Council - \ Wednesday night" ^htsi >afi flnterided tax levy dlfiflfl&i'was adopted. ( Other.otdinances enacted revise some patkiflg and traffic regulations, ftfid, name a, small park "Riifus fiastort Triangle." Alderman Harry Smith offered some proposed amendments to the city code provisions governing the vacation of city employes, and the matter was feferfed to the ordinance committee. .the council adopted a report of its lights, and;,safety committee, offered by Chairman James Bailey, to authorize a street light on Wyss street; a light at Northdale find Hale Drive; stop sign at Mather and Kohler, and at Powhattan and Main Streets. A fifth recommendation to approve a resolution to ban parking on both sides of Alby Street, from Council Bill On Fair Jobs Introduced ftilles wete suspended by Altort City cttiiiell, Wednesday night, in Order to pot-mlt first rending bf h municipal fair employment practices ordlhnnce, sponsored by ,,ay. Ordinance Clmirman Roy Gollz, who submitted the proposed ordln- anqe, asked Us Immediate qnace- ment. ,,i«, Sut on recommendation of City Counsellor 3. W. 1-toefert, who said one or byo minor revisions, might bo advisable, the ordinance Was laid 6ver as new business to the nefct meeting. The ordinance would ban discrimination because of race, color, or creed In employment here on public works. 16th to Elm, was re-referred to the streets committee at request of Alderman McLnughlln. shop friday 9:00-9:00 Park FREE at any downtown parking lot when' you shop at MYERS BROTHERS. -fo-sc/iool BELLRINGER specials money saving layaway prices on special back to school merchandise . if you shop NOW! above: "parka jacket of Narpole J00% nylon fabric; waterproof-and washable! Sizes 6-12 with parka; 14-20 without. Blue, Charcoal or Olive. «g. i8.'98 ,now 15,88 '? for the bright boy; above; ,WQsh pants for everyday wear he'll need at least several pair of these ultra-practical pants! 3:98 to'4.98 't\ sport shirts 'a variety of styles; long sleeve, '.. knitted/ gingham plain or • {fancy .';. you choose! - 2.98 "to 4-49' other special items §• boys' reversible jackets , /..were 7.95 .«•". ,.4,§S § boys' pjl.wiqthercoats *• i*-^ i >ii . i * * 1 /•; \ :•#••">**

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