Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 5, 1963 · Page 3
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, September 5, 1963
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH SPRINGFIELD (Special) volunteers at 13 Illinois mental ealth institutions have donated more than 1.2 million hours in the ast 11 years. This figure includes an in- rease of from 3,500 hours in 1955 uring the first year of an organiz- d volunteer program at Alton tate Hosiptal to 10,141 hours during the last fiscal year, which Tided June 30. Mrs. M a r j o r i e Dintlemann, volunteer services supervisor for he Alton hospital, said that her ncrease of volunteer hours re- lects a greater interest and responsibility by the public. "Our total of volunteer hours not mly includes the 60 regular work- rs we had during the past fiscal 'ear but also the time put in by 'arious church and civic groups," she said. INSTALL EQUIPMENT Two Western Electric installers, R. P. Ketz (left) and W. L. McKenzie, Install new long distance equipment as part of the $2 million project to provide direct distance dialing to more than 3(5,000 local telephone subscribers. $2 Million Phone Switch Complete )egan in 1951 when supervisors appointed at 10 state hospit- Technicians of Western Electric Co. have completed a $2 million project in Alton and vicinity that will provide more than 36,000 telephone subscribers with modern direct distance dialing service "beginning Sunday. Bill Lannon, job supervisor for Western Electric, manufacturing and supply unit of the Bell System, was in charge of the project. He arrived in Alton last January to supervise the installation of the new central office equipment for the Illinois Bell Telephone Co. To complete the job, he required some 83 men, a skilled cadre of installers who were drawn from all parts of Illinois and Wisconsin. They have logged more than 60,000 man - hours installing and testing the 400,000 pounds of intricate equipment required for the change from the old to -the new service. The early morning hours Sunday will be a little hectic for Bll Lannon and his installers They and the local Illinois Bel Telephone Company people wil prove out months of labor within minutes of the cutover hour scheduled for 2 a.m. "Nevertheless, some service problems may crop up," B i 1 said, recalling the time a loca Nike missile base forgot to notify its headquarters of the new tele phone number. Because the Nike number was listed, it took few minutes to clear up the con fussion." 'Gang Preacher' to C? Speak on 4 Nights The Rev. David Wilkerson, I worked the past five years wit known as the "Gang Preacher" will appear Sept. 6-9 at 7:30 p.m. each night at Wood River High School Auditorium. He is widely known as a former small town minister who has Volunteers at 13 Mental Institutions Donate 1.2 Million Hours in 11 Years als to select, train, assign and supervise volunteers, as well as integrate their efforts with patient care and treatment programs, re ports Miss Jane Phillips, chief oi the volunteer services in Spring field. A new kind of volunteer was sought at that time, one who would bring patients the values of well-directed companionship, she added. The volunteers were able to help patients consolidate gains made under the professional staff. They also helped patients re-est ablish or keep contacts with the community outside the hospital. In addition, Miss Phillips said, volunteers increase community understanding of the institution'; program and a concern for the welfare of patients on their return to the community. ation, medical, psychology, voca- onal rehabilitation and social ervicc. Kitchen Fire Firemen were called to the lome of Mrs. Nora Cole Fish, The volunteer services program. Today volunteers participate in programs with patients in the fol owing services: chaplaincy, edu- _ at LOWER PRICES EASTGATE PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER On or About October 1 st EVERYTHING AT teenage gangs in bfg-city slums. The Rev. Wilkerson also will be heard at an area-wide minister's breakfast Friday at 8 a.m. at the Lewis and Clark Restaurant. SPECIAL SALE PRICES 36-45" Ginghams, 36-45" Dotted Swiss, Drip-Dry Cottons, Percales, Sailcloth, Seersucker & others Values «* «Jc to 98c OOYd. 49c "CANNON" 79c DRIP-DRY C 69c DRIP-DRY S OC»> Dan River »O Check & Plaid 45" Arnel & Cotton Gingham, Terry Cloth, 45" Plaid Denim, 45" Printed Sailcloth, 36" Cannon Huck Toweling Values CC° to 1.39 99 Yd. HUCK TOWELING OTTONS iPORT DENIM GINGHAM 54-60" WOOLENS, 54-60" Solid & Fancy Woven Suit• Ings, 48-60" Cotton Knit Values if 00 to 3.98 It Yd. 4 yds, 1,00 yd. 45c 2 yds. 1.00 yd. 55c 1,49 VALUE, 45" BROCADED TAFFETA yd, 1.15 1.89 VALUE 45" w p oven ed pau n ern DACRONS yd. 1.19 1 OR VAI IIP W Galey & Lord Tai liaO VALUE* 1O Miracle-Blend Flann poon U| | I «E els I 0 ' «•«« 1.98 Val., 36" to 45" Wide-Wale Corduroy yd. 1.35 2.98 Value, "54" 3.98 Value. 54" to 60" WOOLENS to 60" WOOLENS yd. 2.25 yd. 2.75 3123 Leverett Ave., at 7:40 a.m. today when a role of paper toweling ignited after falling on top of a toaster. Damage was restricted to a wooden cabinet door scorched by the burning towels. Says Dow Co. Willing for Union Talks A spokesman for the Madison plant of the Dow Metal Products Co., said today the company is ready to meet anytime in an effort to settle the three-day o 1 d strike at the plant. The company said it is ready to take up wages, holidays, vfe- catiom and insurance when the language of the contract is agreed upon. Members of Local 4804 of the United Steelworkers of America went on strike Saturday morning when the contract expired. The company stated the differences center around problems of overtime distribution and extreme job mobility tinder seniority pro visions. Tom Griffin, International Staff representative of the Steelworkers unions, had no comment. PAGE THftEB M^I»« **•**•'*•* ••"•'••• i '*^*'* i '™ f *'*** i '^ Fire Alarm Stem* From an Illusion Reflection of flames from an incinerator in a nearby garage window cost Alton firemen a trip to the rear of 614 E. 14th St., at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. Someone in the neighborhood reported the garage a* being on fire. MONROVIA—Liberia is borrowing money to finance the building of a medical school. 1 THE STORE 40 E. FERGUSON Dial CL 4-1236 WOOD RIVER •Other Stores In St. Louis and East St. Louis HONKE PHARMACY v- Pre... ! v V VlGRAN SQJJIBB too CAPSULES RUBBING ALCOHOL 29 ICE CREAM PINT 19 GALLON BUFFERIN Bottle •fQ,» of 100 i 9(r Code 10 HAIR DRESSING 69C 69c GLEEM 49c 98c DRISTAN 69c GLYCERINE SUPPOSITORIES 12. 29c 79c BAYER ASPIRIN 59c 98cBAM DEODORANT 69c 400 CLEANSING TISSUES 19c * BETTER BUYS for BACK TO SCHOOL PAPER THEME CONSTRUCTION PAPER STENO RULED TABLETS BINDER COMPASS CRAYOLAS OPEN DAILY 8:30 a.m. 0:30 P.IM ALTON STORE: Corner Third and Henry Sts. /OOD RIVER: Wood River Ave. at Edwardsville Rd. 104 W. THIRD ST. SPECIAL PURCHASE ptember V iff/'/ pectaculars \ \ n\\\\\\\ SPECIAL PURCHASE! FABRIC SALE! FALL CORDUROYS Large assortment of colors. Reg. $1.19... Yds. 80 SQ. PERCALES Large assortment of patterns— Regular 49c yard Unravel pocketbook problems with unrivaled thrift at our fabric sale. Choose from a gala assortment of colors, patterns, textures. Sew wonders for the wardrobe. SPECIAL PURCHASE! LARGE 80x90 BLANKET Reg. 6.99 499 Value 4: Large 80x90 inch size in rayon and nylon blend. Washable, moth - proof. Assorted colors. FAMILIAR CLOSET SPECIALS 48"x90" Scroll and Solid Design Ready-Made Fiberglass DRAPES 5 Subtle textured designs and colors that gives a real important look. Carefully tailored, deep pinch pleats. Washable, heat and shrink resistant — little ironing needed. PAIR Compare at $9.95 YOUR CHOICE Sweater Bags, Tote Bags, Hangers, Finking Sheers, Shoe Trees, Mirror Electric Heater Car Hunger Toaster Covers Skirt Bag, Laundry Bug Broom Back • Telephone Index, Basket Liner Belt Racks, Blanket Bugs Shoe Totes, Belt Ring S&ectat S<*le IMPORTED FANCY DECORATIVES AND EMBROIDERIES EXCEPTIONAL VALUES , IDEAL FOt GIFTS EXTRA . . . SPECIAL PURCHASE RUG REMNANTS YOUR CHOICE Assorted size 21" x 36" in a variety of patterns, fibers and colors. All edges finished. WIDE VARIETY, , ue h «. HEMSTITCHED UNENS HAND DRAWNWORK HAND SCREEN PRINTS CUTWORK ft EMBROIDERY COTTON-RAYON DAMASK FINE LACES • APPLIQUES, •»«. ITEMS INCLUDE: fABUaOTHS • PUCE MATS 6RIDGE SETS • PIUOW CASES TOWEIS • SCARFS. VANITY * CHAIRBACK SETS • NAPKINS CENTER PIEC6S. »tc. SHOP DOWNTOWN OPEN MONDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHTS 'TIL 8:00 P.M. NO MONEY DOWN ••• USE C.C.A. "Make Your Money Go Further" 1 HOUlt FREE PARKING WITH ftHMMUM PURCHASE! \ L. t- t. v v v if it «*

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