Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 30, 1963 · Page 11
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Alton, Illinois
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Friday, August 30, 1963
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Section 2 Pagm 11*18 ./jJu JL \JL 1 TELEGRAPH Sport* Established January 18, 1836- ALTON, ILL., FRIDAY, AUGUST 30,1963 7c Per Copy Member of The Associated Press* Chicago School Suit Dismissed CHICAGO (AP) - A 2-year-old suit charging that Chicago's public schools are racially segregated has been dismissed In the wake of an agreement to submit the controversial issue to a panel of outside experts. Both sides appeared before Judge Julius J. Hoffman In U.S. District Court Thursday to ask dismissal of the civil rights suit. It was filed In 1961 by some 20 Negro parents. In another action signaling harmony in ineetlng the city's touchy school problqrns, the Chicago Plan Commission approved acquisition of a two-acre site for a new South Side elementary school. The school would be built for 800 pupils and located in an area hit by racial disturbances. The school would be built for 800 pupils and located in an area hit by racial disturbances. During Thursday's brief court session, a New York Negro attorney won warm praise for settling issues of the civil rights suit in amicable talks with the board. "You have performed a service that exceeds the bounds of any one agreement," Judge Hoffman told Paul Zuber, the attorney for the Negro litigants. "It is unfair, but all of us know that when a Negro sins, society tends to condemn his race. Un- tortunately, the converse is not equally true," the federal judge said. "Nevertheless, when' a Negro distinguishes himself he certainly helps to eradicate some old prejudices. Whether he likes it, or knows it, he is ex-officio engaged in public relations." Judge Hoffman said lie believed that no verdict in a court of law could have brought about a solution as whplcsaome as the voluntary plan for a sweeping survey. The panel,'-which includes Dr. James M. Nabrit Jr., a Negro who is president of''Howard University in Washington, D.C., is expected to report its findings by Dec, 31. The board of education had announced the school site acquisition at a Wednesday meeting where It also directed removal of mobile classrooms originally sot up to handle the neighborhood's student load. The mobile units had been n target of racial demonstrators. Removal of the units and creation of the panel of exports were considered gains for Negro or- ganizations that conducted sitl-Ms and picketing to try to force the school board to permit open enrollment. This would permit any pupil to attend any school In the city. Chicago schools now are open only lo residents of the surrounding neighborhood, Negroes contend this results In .do facto segregation and that school boundaries arc sometimes drawn unevenly to preserve this segregation. County Project To Seek Museum Post for Smith EDWARDSVILLE — Appointment of A. Edson Smith, president of the county Historical Society as superintendent of the Madison County Historical Museum at its future home in the 127-year-old Weir property here will be sought at the couunty board of supervisors' Sept. 10 meeting. The disclosure was made at a conference here Thursday of representatives of the County Historical Society with the Educational- Historical Committee of the board of supervisors in the office of County Auditor John L. Kraynak. Purchase of te Weir property at 715 N. Main St. in Edwardsville, from donations and a public fundraising drive was announced late last, month. At Thursdays conference in the courthouse representatives of the historical society offered its recommendations that A. Edson Smith, retired superintendent of East Alton-Wood River High school and now a resident of Edwardsville, be named custodian of the.historical museum in its new quarters. ; • The group's recommendations, favorably received by the super- isors' committee and to be relay- d to the county board at its sta- ute-sct Sept. 10 meeting, included request that Mrs. Louise Ahrens f Edwardsville be named assist- nt superintendent of the museum. /Irs. Ahrens is present curatrix of ic historical museum, which is to e moVed from long-used quarters n the courthouse third floor to 10 -Weir property. Target date for transfer of the museum's contents to the new ocation is Nov. 1, but repairs and emodeling work are yet to be ompleted at the former residence f the pioneer Edwardsville physi- ian, Dr. John H. Weir. Representing the County His- orical Society at Thursday's meet- ng with the supervisors' commit- ee were Don Lewis of Bethalto, present director and vice presi- erit, and a past president of the ociety; Irving Dilliard, Collins- ille, a director and former pres- dent; Mrs. Harris V. Blixen ol Edwardsville, present treasurer nd a director, and Mrs. Ahrens. Upshot of Thursday's conference >vas the working out of procedures or payment of expenses, from pedal tax funds for establishment and maintenance of the mu- eum in its future quarters. In the ast the museum has been main- ained from private funds and a mall annual appropriation by the ounty board of 'supervisors.' Revenue will now be available rom -a one-mill special, tax levy oted by the board of supervisors o establish arid maintain-the mu- eum. Net proceeds from the coun- y's sequi-centennial celebration ere last year are to be applied oward remodelling and repair 'ork on the Weir property, bought rom .private donations and a und-raising campaign. Members of the county board's 'ducational-historica! committee neeting with the society's repre- entatives Thursday were Thomas torris, chairman; Lester choeck, Roland McCune, Joseph iVatsker and Jerome Klein. It is anticipated that moving of he museum from the courthouse vlll make available quarters for needed additional courtroom. PRESENTED AWARD Madison County Clerk Eulalia Hot/, left, was presented with a distinguished service award Wednesday for 15 years service in the Edwardsville unit of the American Cancer Society. Mrs. George Slay, executive secretary, presented the award to the county clerk. 605 Berkshire Blvd., East Alton Grade A I DAIRY STORE Dial CL 4.0414 2% ' HOMO 3& 89" MILK 3~'1 L COTTAGE LB, CTN, 19 BRUNO BREAD Qru4c A, EG'JS BLIND GIRL HONORED Edwardsville Lions Club president Tom Colgate, right, welcomes Rhonda Lee Dycus, who is blind, to the Lions Club meeting Wednesday. Bob Caulk, left, heads the committee that aided in raising funds to send Rhonda to a summer camp for the visually handicapped. Farm Bureau Plans 5 Policy Meetings JERSEYVILLE — The Jersey County Farm Bureau is planning to hold five meetings in September where members may express their views regarding policies which the organization may follow. The sessions, designated as policy development meetings, are a Jersey to Organize DAR Chapter JERSEYVILLE — Plans are being made for the organization of a chapter of the Daughters of American Revolution in Jersey County and surrounding .' area and prospective members are invited to attend a meeting at the home of Mrs. Delbert in Dow Sept, 13. Mrs. William .Wieland has been appointed organizing . agent. Persons who may be eligible for membership may contact either Mrs. Wieland' at Dow or Mrs. D. W. Wieland, 500 West Pearl St., Jerseyville. Mrs. Charles Hoffstetter of Evanston, state • organization chairman, Mrs. Mildred Devan ny of Lincoln, state chairman of lineage research; and 'Mrs. Fred McCloskey of LaGrange, vice chairman of the organization, were here for a preliminary meeting at the home of Mrs, William Wieiand in Dow this week to discuss the matter. part of the movement carried on 11 each county of the state. The meetings are open to all Farn Bureau members and regulai members are entitled to vote on an issue. The schedule for Jersey County announces the following dates and places; Sept. 16, Salem Church; Sept. 17, Fieldon Hall; Sept, 19 Fidelity Hall; Sept. 23, Pias? Town Hall; and Sept. 24, Jersej bounty Farm Bureau. All meet ings will begin at 8 p.m. on the designated dates. After a resolution has beei adopted by the county farm bu reau, it then advances to the Illi nois agriculture Assn., vyhere i is read to and voted upon by th delegate body of Farm Bureau a the annual meeting of the organ ization in November. In language ajid custom, Nor way, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland jibe Faeroe Island and part c Finland are considered Scandi navian. Six Treated At Hospital In Jersey JERSEYVILLE - V e r n o n \yfcs of Jerseyville was cut on KG left leg by a chain saw at a arm near Grafton at 4 p.m. iVednesday. Ho was brought to lie Jersey Community Hospital vhere the laceration was sutur- d. Hich'ird Wall, 3 - year - old on of Mr. and Mrs. .lames Wall if Jorseyvillc, suffered a lacer- ilion of the left upper eyelid at lis homo Wednesday afternoon vhen ho was accidently hit on he head with a chisel by his ather. The wound required su ures which were taken at the lospital. Dan Loy, 5, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Loy Jr. of Medora, cut his left arm on the glass of a storm door at home Wednesday afternoon and was taken to he hospital at 1- p.m. where the vound was sutured. Mark Carpunky, 6, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Carpunky ot Jerseyville was brought to the Jersey Community Hospital at 4 p.m. Wednesday for removal of a rock- from his right ear. Bruce Mourning, 12, son of Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Mourning of Jerseyville, stepped on a nail at the home of a neighbor Wednesday afternoon and incurred a puncture wound of the right foot, rle was taken to the Jersey Community Hospital where he was treated and released. William Klockenkemper of Satchtown was treated at the Jersey Community Hospital Thursday for a leg injury incurred when he fell while playing ball at Meppen and was lilt by another player. He was released after treatment. School Enrollment to Surpass 2.5 Million •f* ;<* SPRINGFIELD, III. (AP)-Bells! ringing throughout Illinois are beckoning more than 2.5 million students back lo grade and high school. For HIP firs! time in histoiy, en- rollmc'iil in Illinois jniblic schools will surpass Iho 2" million mark. An estimated liflO.OOO pupils arc enrolling in private and parochial schools. Classes began in many areas of ( the slate this work. Virtually all will be under way next week. The Illinois Educational Association predicts that total enrollment in public grade and high schools will reach 2,057,000 for an increase o£ 86,000 over a year ago. Braced for the arrival of the record-breaking number of students are approximately 80,000 teachers. The state school superintendent, Ray Page, says shortages ot qualified leachrrs and adequate classroom space continue to be major problems confronting educators. Classroom shortages, which will force half-day sessions for some students, are most acute in suburban areas, particularly in Cook County outside Chicago, Page said. Despite teacher shortages, gifted children will receive morn at- Schedule Listed For Jersey Unit tentlon during this academic year than ever before. Page says the state's tieW gltted children program, signed Into law earlier this month, has a direct tie-in with efforts to combat the nagging school drop-out prttblem. "We hope lo reduce school dropouts by offering more challeflg- -s." Page said. "Seven to 8 per rnl of our drop-outs are potelt* iai Phi Beta Kappas ("A" students) who merely lack moHva- ion. Page said the state hopes to >pen some demonstration centers vithin two months. Still Hammering Aivay at Heat Cost With Gas ... JERSEYVILLE — Schools of Unit 100 opened Thursday for short orientation sessions and resumed today, for the full day schedule. Labor Day will give both teachers and scholars a one day vacation Monday. The county institute will be held Oct. 10 and the following day the Institute of the Marquette Division of the Illinois Education Association will be held. There will be no classes in the unit during the two days men tioned, but teachers will attend the meetings. The end of the first fall quarter will be Nov. 1. Teachers and students will have two long week ends in November, the first occurring with Veterans Day, Nov. 11 and the second will be the Thanksgiving vacation Nov. and 29. The annual Christmas vacation will start following the dis missal of classes Dec. 20, and school will reconvene the seconc of January. The first semestei will end Jan. 17. On the second semester calen clar the following dates are list eel: Feb. 12, Lincoln's Birthday no school; Feb. 28, end of fourtl six weeks; March 20, end o third quarter; March 26, Eastet vacation; March 27, Good Fri day, no school; March 30, Eas ter Monday, no school; April 10 end of fifth six weeks; May 24 JCHS baccalaureate, May 28 eighth grade promotion, end o second semester and JCHS com mencement. WE SATURDAY WILL BE CLOSED MORNING, AUGUST 31ST GINTER-WARDEIN CO. "DRY LUMBER" 81 HENRY ST. HO 5-3588 JOHN LaBARGE "And why not? Most of you already have the fuel in your homes. All you have to do is call LAM HEATING, and we'll come out and hook it. "Think about that! No more coal, no more going up and down steps, no more fuel storing, and best of all—NO MORE DIRT! "Gas is so clean, safe, economical, and dependable — why not use it? 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