Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 5, 1963 · Page 2
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 2

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, September 5, 1963
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PAGE TWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1963 Show Lew t«mj>»faluf** Ministers Set to Block Tavern Hour Extension FAIR AND MILD Scattered showers and thundershowers are due Thursday night in lower Rockies while a few light showers are due in extreme northern Plains. Occasional periods of rain can be expected In parts of the mid and north Atlantic states. Cool weather will continue through the far west and Rockies and also along the mid and north Atlantic states, while warm weather should prevail in the southland. It will be warmer in upper Plains and Mississippi valley, (AP Wirephoto Map) WeatherForecast Alton and vicinity — Generally fair tonight and Friday, with the low tonight in (lie 50s. High Friday around SO. ROOFTOP ENTRY . Mrs. E. S. Willis, wife of the owner of Milton Pharmacy, looks at hole in the ceiling carved by burglar. The intruder entered during the night after he labored in the rain to effect entry which is over 10 feet from floor. Thieves Get Dope, Cash at Pharmacy A quanity of narcotics and $20 in change were stolen in a burglary of the Milton Pharmacy, 1238 Milton Road, sometime Wed nesday night, Alton police reported. Entry into the store was made near the rear wall of the building. In addition ; to the change and an estimated $10 worth of narcotics a small quantity of costume jewelry and a man's shaving kit also were taken. Tracks left by the wet and muddy intruder indicated that no attempt was made on the store safe, A change drawer from the cash register, which was rifled, on the floor this Mrs. Stewart Willis, was found morning by wife of the owner, who first detected the burglary. An examination of the rest of the building by the owner and then police showed that the jewelry counter and the place where narcotic type drugs are kept was in disarray. Change was taken from the cash register and from another box kept in the building. UN to Continue Talks On Congo Occupation UNITED NATIONS (API — Members of Secretary-General U Thant's 19-nation Congo advisory committee have decided to meet again Tuesday after consultations wilh their governments on whether U.N. troops should be kept in the Congo beyond (lie end of the year. EDWARDSVILLE - A "wafl-h- } do;:" committee represent Ing i county ministerial groups today. reasserted op|K>sition to a report-' od move by tavern operators in- sonio unincorporated areas to ask the Madison County Board of Supervisors next Tuesday to relax tavern closing hours. Norgaad New Manager | Wood River At American Refinery Jens a. Norgaad has been np- The delegation of four minis .;PO'nted manager o the Wood; ters. from the Granite City-Col-!^I Ref ' ner >' of the American: linsville area, restated its opposi- Oil Co " " wils a » nouncetl l °- tion to any changes in the present closing hours at the weekly ses-j sion of the Board of Supervisors' Liquor License Committee. Assurance was given the ministerial group that the board committee has no intention of sponsoring or recommending to the supervisors' body next week any resolution sought by tavern owners to extend closing hours. formerly ant manager of American Oil's Texas City. Texas refinery. He joined American Oil Co. at Whiting, Ind. as a design engineer and was on special assignment at the Casper, Wyo. refinery in 1948 and 1949. He returned to Whiting and became n member of the mechanical division as a general fore- The board committee, headed | man in rharge of p ] ann i n g. H e was named superintendent of thei Remap Veto by Edwardsville Supervisor Earl Herrin. also assured the four- minister delegation that it would not offer such a resolution for in- division in 1957 and is 1960 wasj promoted to assistant plant manager at Sugar Creek. Mo. Hearing Is Sought Soon SPRINGFIELD. III. (AP)—The Illinois Supreme Court has been asked to grant an early hearing on a motion which seeks to overturn Gov. Otto Kemer's veto of a bill reapportioning Illinois House seats. The motion, filed Wednesday/by Rep. Gale Williams, R-Murphysboro, asks that his petition be heard by the court during its Steptember term, to run Sept. 927. elusion on the county board's Norgaard attended the Univer- agenda for the statute - set Sep-| si , y o{ Iowa and p1ayed on the tcmber meeting next Tuesday. j football , eam In W orld War IT. j Committee members and Coun-jhe was a bomber pilot in the air Ity Liquor Commissioner Harold j force. Landolt. who is chairman of thej He is married and the father Board of Supervisors, pointed O f five children, out to the ministerial group this morning, however, that any member of the board could introduce the tavern owner-sponsored closing hour extension measure sought by some tavern operators in unincorporated areas of the county. Sewer Bond Vote Set A general election will be held Sept. 28 on a $2,335,000 revenue bond issue for the proposed construction of a .sewer system in the.Wood River Township Sanitary District which includes Rosewood Heights, Cottage Hills and Forest Homes. The district's three man board of trustees, Aaron Martin, Roger Harris and Frank .Regan, met Wednesday night and passed an calling for the elec- To Draft Letter The group of ministers told reporters later, after conferring with Landolt and the license committee, that a letter would be drafted for reading at next Tuesday's county board session ex- If the motion is not granted, P« ssln 8 *? continuing opposi- Williams' petition would not be heard until the November term. Kerner, who vetoed a Republican - sponsored reapportionment bill following the 1963 General Assembly, has appointed a special Contracts Put Olin Plant On Upgrade HERRIN, 111. (AP) — Olin Mathiesori Chemical Corp. says two Air Force contracts will allow it to re-employ about 70 workers this month at its Ordill propellants division. Employment at: the division dropped since January from 260 persons to 160. The firm said Wednesday it received $753,000 in orders for cartridges used in jet engine starters. The firm's Ordill explosive division is to be acquired by Chemical Solvents Corp. of New York under plans announced Monday. The New York firm said details will not be available before October, 30-man commission to redraw House districts. The commission has until Dec. 14 to accomplish the task. Williams contends that the reapportionment measure was not a bill but a legislative enactment and that "Kerner had no right to veto it. He is appealing his case from the Sangamon County Circuit Court. In a July ruling, Circuit Judge DeWitt S. Crow said no convincing proof was offered to support Williams' contention that the legislature has sole authority to reapportion the House. Atty. Gen. William G. Clark, who defended Kerner in the suit, said the governor's role hi the legislative process gives him the power to approve or veto any bill. Kerner said he veoted the measure because it represented an unfair reapportionment from a population standpoint. Dog Warden Severely Bitten On the Hand Alton's Dog Warden, William M. Tueth, 53, was severely bitten on the right hand about 1 p.m. Wednesday as he was removing a dog from his truck at the 5-A animal shelter, police reported. He suffered deep lacerations on the top of his hand which required numerous stitches to close, police Wood River Chief Leaves Hospital WOOD RIVER — Police Chief James Buckner was released Wednesday from Wood River Township Hospital, where he had been a patient since Aug. 21 when he was injured in an automobile-train collision at East Alton. Mrs. Buckner, injured in the same accident left the hospital Aug. 22. ordinance tion. The board could have issued the revenue bonds by ordinance but 537 residents of the district petitioned for the general election. The residents' petition took pre JENS A. NORGAAD j cedence by law over the board's -'right to pass an ordinance calling Woman HuHs Brick »£ <->« ^—J^ Into Police StaUon S^iSSiSIK AURORA. Colo. (API-Police $960,000 general obligation bond said that a mother of three threw a brick through the plate glass window of the Police Department Wednesday night. The brick narrowly missed police dispatcher Raymond Wilson whose office was showered with glass. The cliildren of Evelyn Dorothy Gordon, 26, were cared for while she spent the night in jail. Mrs. Gordon explained, "I just always wanted to do it." financing the sewer system which passed in tion of ministerial groups to any change in present tavern closing hours. It had been reported here tliat the tavern owners group, failing to obtain sponsorship or support of the supervisors' liquor license committee for any change in tav- 3m closing hours, was successful m inducing an Alton area board member to bring up the proposal from the board floor next Tuesday. The ministerial Group pointed out today that restrictions recently voted in St. Clair County now bring the closing hours for taverns in the adjoining county virtually into line with those in Madison County. A group of tavern operators on Aug. 8 appeared before the liquor license committee in an appeal for extension of tavern closing hours in this • county for unincorporated areas. The group said it is seeking extension of weekday closing hours Irom the present 1 a.m. until 2 a.m. and relax the weekend closing houi from 2 until 3 a.m. An agenda for the county board's Sept. 10 session has not yet been prepared, the Telegraph was informed today. Such an agenda, which must be furnished to board members in advance ol a board meeting, does not preclude introduction of resolutions by individual board members or groups of board members for "emergency" or immediate action. Edwardsville to Furnish Water for Gerber Area EDWARDSVILLE—City water will be available to residents of Gerber Addition near Dunlap Lake in a plan adopted by the City Council Tuesday. Cost of the water main extension on Franklin Road to the Gerber Addition is expected to ae approximately 512,453. Twenty-two persons in the Gerber area petitioned the city for July. The General obligation bond issue lost in Rosewood Heights by a vote of 635 to 563. But carried generally. The proposed sewer system will cost $3,300,000 and will include a treatment plant, and sanitary, interceptor and lateral sewers, lift stations and force mains where sewage must be pumped. Martin, told the Telegraph today that an informational meeting for the public will be scheduled by the sanitary district's trustees before the election. Members of the board said they would be available for answering questions on the proposed sewer system and bond issue. Stolen Letters Recovered by East Altonian Jerry D. Bodenbach, 103 Lakeside St.. East Alton, reported to police Wednesday noon that mail had been stolen from his mail box. Bodenbach said he was out of town from Aug. 26 through Aug. 31 and that mail he was expecting was not in his box when he returned. He told police he found a returned letter in his front yard. Bodenbach checked with his mail carrier who said that he had delivered mail to his residence. Police investigation revealed that a young boy had some Bodenbach mall in his possession. When police questioned the boy he told them that he had gotten the mail from another boy. The other boy denied any knowledge of the mall theft, police reported. 0-1 Light to Be Discussed Set for next week is a conference between city and state engineers and representatives of Illinois Glass Co. which has objected to the elimination of the stop-go signal lights at (lie E. Broadway entrance to its Alton plant. • Public Works Director Paul A. Lenz said that the recently approved plnns for the E. Broadway blacktop resurfacing call for elimination of the lights at the glass works gateway. tn their place ft channelized traffic arrangement would be substituted. Installation of the lights at the plant entrance, many years ago, was paid for Illinois Glass Co. The E. Broadway MFT improvement Includes the modernization of signal lights at the foot of Washington Avenue and also at Broadway and Indiana Avenue, as well as resurfacing from Pearl east to Sering. Bids on the project have not yet been called, Lenz said, because the last of several agree- jments on public utility adjust - jnicnts remains to be worked out. !Thp last agreement will cover AMMAN. Jordan (AP»—Arclie- (no ^sotting of several fire hy<i- ologist Julio Ripamonti said to-| 1 . n ,,| S _ day he plans to spend the rest of| under state rules, all adjust- his life digging in the wilderness | ments O f public utility lines must around Devil's Ravino with hopes ||, ( , arra .igcd for, under a definite Some of the mail has been recovered. Three letters were found in the front yard and road of a home on 111 Lakeside and one letter was found in an alley between Lakeside and Main Street, police reported. Plans Long Search For Moses 1 Grave of finding Moses' tomb. Ripamonti, professor at the Central University of Venezuela in Caracas, recently returned after a 50-day expedition to the ravine, at the foot of a hill named Roujoum Makhayyat about 20 miles south of Amman. Ripamonti believes Roujoum j Makhayyat, highest hill in the area, could be Mount Posgah from which the Bible says God showed Moses t h e Promised Land. Moses died before reaching the Promised Land and according to the Bible was buried in a valley. Ripamonti believes Devil's Ravine may be the valley. schedule, be/ore bids may be Invited, said Lenz. This is so Unit contractors, in bidding, will be able to figure a time schedule for carrying out the work. The Broadway project was approved subject to all utility agreements being Jin hand before bids were taken. Russian Trade With YugoslaVia to Rise BELGRADE (AP)—The Yugoslav press says the first proof of a desire by Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union to increase economic relations will be shown by a 50 per cent jump in trade by Jan. 1. Wood River Man Injured In Accidental Shooting said. Agency Will Rent Old Bridge Office Needs to Be on Agenda Board members interviewee here today said they felt any resolution proposing a change in tavern closing hours would be given no consideration- unless placed on the agenda, because The former office of the Clark highway bridge at Broadway and Langdon Street was selected by Alton Civil Defense Commission I Wednesday night as its new head- quarters. Approved by the was a plan to lease the structure from George Goorgeoff there is "no emergency and this thing has been under discussion for some time." Ministers appearing before the : liquor license committee this I morning were: The Rev. Paul Evans, pastor of First Assembly of God Church at Granite City; The Rev. William Bryan, Pastor of Good Shepherd Evangelical United Brethren Church at Gran- ;ite City; The Rev. Charles Tay- commission j lor, pastor of Pleasant Ridge water. Eighteen residents posited S300 each as their share of the cost of installation of; Coast Guard Mascot water lines. The city will construct a water main with the $7,320 deposited by the 18 residents-plus an additional amount of $3,240 paid byifinding Snaff, the dog mascot Easily Identifiable CLEVELAND (API — Anyone the city. Additional water subscribers above the original 18 petitioners will be required to pay.a tap on fee of $400. who disappeared from the Coast Guard life boat station here Labor Day, will have no trouble identifying him. Lowell Chester, 33, operator of Neil's Silver Star Tavern, 1460 Edwardsville Road, Wood River, accidentally shot himself in the chest today with a .25 - caliber automatic pistol. The bullet entered bis lower right chest and emerged near the right shoulder at the front. He was admitted to St. Joseph's Hos- pital for treatment at 11:20 a.m. today. It was reported by Alton police that Chester was examining the gun before going to work this morning when it accidentally discharged. Chester's condition was said to be not serious. Chester resides at 1813 Rock Hill Road, East Alton. New Firm Seeks Alton Air Route SPRINGFIELD, 111. (Special) — are not presented to a hearing at a rental of $150 n month. Georgeoff acquired the bridge!at Collinsvillc. building through a tax sale more than two years ago, and subsequently obtained a tax deed to the 1 property. ! The former bridge office was j recommended for use by a committee composed of Ray Herrin, Wilford Schuenke, and Ed Kramer which has been investigating Baptist Church at Collinsville, and The Rev. William H. Sill, pastor of First Presbyterian Church A hearing which liad been scheduled Friday morning by the Illinois Commerce Commission lor a Chicago firm which seeks to establish a new commercial airline, has been postponed to hear arguments offered in opposition. The ICC was to have heard the petition of Lincoln Airways, Inc., which seeks to operate a new airline between Chicago and 10 downstale metropolitan areas. However, late Wednesday afternoon, Ozark Airline*, Inc. filed a motion to dismiss the petition of Lincoln Airways, Inc. The Friday bearing was then postponed until Oct. 22, when the ICC will convene In Springfield to hear oral arguments by Ozark for dismissal, and arguments by Lincoln Airways against such dismissal. ' Moreover, such oral arguments officer but to the commission itself, sviiich will formally convene then for that purpose. After hearing the oral arguments, the commission can request that each side also file written briefs. Lincoln Airways had filed Us petition originally listing these 10 downstate metropolitan centers and Chicago as the points in the system it sought to operate: Rock Island-Moline; Alton; East St, Louis; Peorla; Champaign-Urbana; Decatur; Springfield; Carbondale; Cairo and Quincy. In another move in the case yesterday afternoon, the Springfield Airport Authority tiled a petition to intervene. Rcwrtu from elsewhere in the state indicate more airport authorities will alto file petitions of intervention. various available sites in which the Civil Defense activities could be centralized. Space at 4 Front Street, the present C-D headquarters, is inadequate, it was said. The committee, according to Alderman Clifford Dabbs, a commissioner, found that the bridge building will provide space for a training center, an office, radio equipment and for storage of all the C-D vehicles and miscellaneous equipment. Preparation of a lease, Dabbs added, will be referred to the city legal staff. Presiding at last night's meeting was Chairman Ray Herren, recently elected to head the commission, Verle Monica! is its new secretary. The bridge office structure has been vacant since the Clark bridge was taken over by the State of Illinois. f 2 'Copyivrongs' Don't Make a Copyright SAN FRANCISCO (API - Our copyright's been wronged, the writers of the Tom Swifty books told the court, plaintively. This was in federal court Wednesday, when they .filed suit against Rust Craft Greeting Cards Inc., of Dedham, Mass. Don't use "Swiftly," "Tom Swiftly" or "Said Tom" on your cards anymore, the three said, demandlng- iy. The trio—Paul Pease, Bill Me- Donough and John Larrecq— have marketed three books dealing with "Torn Swiftles" under the business name of Macventures Inc. Then they glimpsed the "Tom Swiftly" greeting curds on the market and filed suit, while a court wag observed: "Two copy wrongs do not make a copyright." I (Him. WHERE THERE IS MORE . 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