Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 29, 1963 · Page 20
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 20

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, August 29, 1963
Page 20
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S&ctton 2 Page* 21*88 Amusements . Established JahUaty IS, 1836. ALf ON, ILL., , AUGUST 29, 1963 7c Per Copy Member of 1?he Associated Prtiii* ^. .*...**.,....„-—~~-»~ —.—A—^ Bridge Study for Calhoun Approved SPRINGFIELD, ill,, (Special) — Gdv,, Otto Kurner Wednesday afternoon sighed into law a bill appropriating $45,000 for a feasibility study of a bHdgc across the Mississippi River In southern Cat houn County. The money Is assigned to the Department of Public Works and Building's, the agency under which the engineering survey to determine such feasibility will be made, The bill Identifies the area in Calhoun County speelfloally as "The Golden Eagle Area." The bill was Introduced April 24, by state Rep. William Scott (D) Bloomlnglon. It has. 18 cosponsors including Ralph T. Smith (R) Alton, and Leland Kennedy (D) Alton. The bill passed the House on June 6, and passed the Senate In the last few days of the session when it was included in the hundreds of bills the Senate acted on in'the last two days. Methodists Honor Catholic Archbishop CHICAGO (AP) - Albert Cardinal Meyer, Roman Catholic archbishop of Chicago, has been hon : ored by the Second Methodist Conference on Human '.Relations for leadership in civil rights. Cardinal'Meyer, one of seven Catholics, 'Jewish and Protestant leaders given awards'Wednesday, was cited for "statements of concern for social justice and statesmanship in eradicating segregated housing." . -• •:'•••' Undergrowth Heavy Woods Are Ripe For forest Fires JERSEYVILLE — With autumn only a few Weeks away, the men who will fight forest fires in this section of Illinois are ' beginning an appraisal. "There Is an exceptionally heavy undergrowth this year," said Paul Smith of Jerseyvllle, district fire warden, "and that means a lot of additional fuel to feed any forest fires that may develop. It has' been a season of abundant rainfall over most of the district." Smith said out that when the leaves fall, a continuation of the rainfall pattern would be of great help in reducing the fire threats of late autumn. The opening of the various hunting -seasons usually 1 means many more persons in the timber areas, and this can often account for many autumn forest fires. Hunters as a rule are careful in handling matches "and .discarded cigarettes, for the, burning over of timber land means less game. Smith said. Smith corroborated the general observation in this part.,of Illinois this season regarding bird Ife. There has been a noticeable scarcity of some species. Smith stated'that rabbits seem more numerous than last year but there has been no noticeable Increase in quail. Liberty Prairie Club Meets Sept. 4 E D W A R D S V IL L E - The "American Home" will be th< theme of a meeting of the Liber ty Prairie Women's Club Sept. ' at the home ' of Mrs. Willard Flagg. Mrs. Norman .Sanders will b program chairman. •.,••• There are approximately 3 members of the club, which now over 40 - years old. Grass Fire Snuffed Alton Fire Department answei ed o call to a grass fire at 330 Oakwood Ave. at noon Wednes day. The flames were quickly ex tinguished, Alton Fire Chie Warren Grable said. RAMSHACKLE CABIN JERSfcWILLE - The City Council Tuesday evening instruct- d the city treasurer to Invest 50,000 of money on hand for a roposed city hall in 90 days reasury bills. A motion was also passed to grant all full-time employes two veeks post sick leave and have medical certificate. Full time em- loyes are classified as those who nave been in the municipal em- )loyment for a year or more, A motion was also introduced Slowly disintegrating with age is this cabin located at the once-thriving community of Canyon City, Alaska, a major stopover on the Chilkoot Trail route to the Yukon gold fields. Alaska is restoring the trail for tourists. Blackburn Music Teacher Resigns CARLINVILLE — Prof. Jarnes W. Bragg of the Blackburn College Music Department, has resigned to accept a post on the music faculty at Morehead State College, Morehead, Ky., Dr. Robert P. Ludlum, president of Blackburn College, has announc- ed. Bragg, who joined the Black burn faculty in 1960, taught plan and organ. Sea water is a source of chem cals such as magnesium, bromin and salt—and a pennyworth o gold in .every million gallons. Jersey to Invest City Hall Funds and passed to require the own* ers of a building on South Jefferson Street to repair or demolish the structure, the said building being classed by corporate authorities as unsafe. The council also voted to pay he sum of $159.03 to Ralph Egel- ioff for corporate damage on vheal resulting from current rrtu- licipal activities in construction jf sewer and water lines across premises. Three Jersey Youths Win Scholarships JERSEYVILLE — 0. A. Wilson, county superintendent ol schools of Jersey County, has oeen notified that three addition al teacher education scholarships iave been awarded to Jersey County students. Those receiving the scholarships are: Virginia Lee Shand row, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Carl Shandrow of Rte. 1, Grafton Gloria Jean Prock, daughter o Mrs. Wesley Hunter of Jersey ville, and Gary Bridges, son o Mrs. William Bridges of Jersey ville. The scholarships entitle holde: to four years tuition and fees a any of the five Illinois Teachers colleges, SIU in Carbondale ISNU at Normal; NIU at DeKalb EIU AT Charleston and WIU a Macomb. Fingers Cut Donald Waters, 930 E. 6lh St. vas treated in the St. Joseph 1 ! Hospital emergency room Tues day for lacerations to his fingers suffered while cleaning a chand elier. Ho was released following .rcatmenl. His wife said the mis Milk Co-Op Spurns NFO CHICAGO (AP) - The IPure Milk Associallon, largest dairy cooperalive In the Chicago area, las refused to join the Nations! farmers Organization or to commit itself to the NFO's market control program. At a meeting of the milk association Wednesday, Ray Johnson, Wisconsin state president of the NFO, said his organization seeks wholesale prices based Upon production costs and a reasonable profit. Johnson said the NFO is ready to stage a massive withholding program to keep milk off the market. "We are ready to ncgogiate,' he said, "but our farmers are ready to dump (milk) if they have to (to achieve the goal.)' A.. Williams, general manager of the Chicago group, said, how ever, that the milk association does not want to be involved in a >rogram that might J«S6$lrelii*e 'what we have gnt We said current contracts provide a grade A milk of $4.29 velght, 50 to 60 centf OVef the government support flrl&Bi Johnson said, "We are going ahead with our program with or without cooperation. Oiir baMd goal is the preservation of the one-family farm and nowhere Is this need more apparent than in dairy farming." Johnson and his followers came to Chicago in a caravan from Indiana, Wisconsin and Illinois! The Pure Milk Association, which has 12,000 dairy farmer members in the three stales, provides more than half of the dally milk supply for the Chicago area. hap occurred about 8 p.m. as they were cleaning the light fix tures in their home. REACTOR FOR RESEARCH COLUMBIA, Mo. 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