Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 10, 1963 · Page 5
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 5

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE FIVE Blood Drive Tops Quota at Jersey JERSEYVlLLE-One hundred and thirty five residents of Jersey County donated blood at the visit of the Bloodmobile here Friday. Eleven were rejected for medical reasons. The total collected was 21 pints over the assigned quota for this visit, the first of the fiscal year. The success of this visit is especially timely since the previous fiscal year had closed with a deficit of 163 pints. Eighteen young men stationed at the Nike Missile Base in Grafton and three residents of Calhoun County were among the donors at this visit. Three persons achieved the distinction of having donated 32 List Events For Calhoun County Fair HARDIN — Two events which have become traditional with the Calhoun County Apple Festival and Junior Fair are scheduled for Saturday afternoon and evening, Sept. 14, in this year's event. The tractor pulling contest will begin at 12:30 p.m. and the western horse show will open with the grand entry at 7 p.m. Premiums offered in the tractor pulling contest will total $400, with money given in the first four places of each class. The competition will include- four classes of tractor, as follows: lightweight. 2000 to 5000 pounds; middleweight, 5001 to 7000 pounds; heavyweight, 7001 to 9000 pounds: and extra heavyweight, 9001 to 12,000 pounds. Morris Campbell is superintendent of the contest, and he is being assisted by Wallace Carpunky, Bob Eberlin. Ed Lawrence and Fred Zahrli. Entry blanks are still available from the superintendents. Entries will close at 11 a.m. Saturday, and tractors will be weighed at the Jersey County Grain Company elevator, between 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Saturday. The western horse show will pay $675 in prize money. Ribbons will be given to five places in each of the six classes. Horse show entries are being accepted by Mrs. Barbara Tavin- er in Hardin. According to show rules, no entries will Tie accepted after 6:30 p.m. Saturday, and all exhibitors must be in western dress. pints of blood to the program and ivere awarded gold four - gallon pins. They were Mrs. Beryl Thomas and Robert J. Tonsor of Jersey ville and Roger Goetten of Fieldon. Glen E. Hopper of Jerseyville was presented a three gallon pin and two gallon pins were earned by Laverne Isringhausen, George Embley and Fred Atchison. One gallon pins were awarded to Mrs. Eugene Breitweiser, Mrs. John Taylor, Edmund Goetten and Larry Fry of Jerseyville. Twenty-two persons gave blood for the first time and 72 donations were made in the name of persons who had received blood through the Red Cross Blood Program. Persons living in Jersey County who receive blood at an out-of- town hospital should notify the Blood Program chairman, Mrs. Paul Richey, giving the name of the patient, hospital and number! of pints used. The next visit of the bloodmobile will be no Dec. 13. Found Sane In Hammer Slaying Case SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) - A Circuit Court jury has taken the first step in disposition of charges against a woman accused of murdering her Air Force husband with a hammer. Mrs. Beverly Kuemper, 30, was found sane, and thereby able to stand trial, Monday. A Sangamon County jury ruled on a petition for her release from the Kankakee State Hospital. A plea, asking that Mrs. Kuemper not be prosecuted on grounds she was insane at the time the crime was committed, was filed immediately by her attorney, Joseph Londrigan of Springfield. Arguments on the plea were set for Sept. 17 by Judge De Witt S. Crow. Staff; Sgt. Garritt Kuemper, a University of Illinois ROTC instructor, was found beaten to dealfi with a hammer March 13, 1960, in a Springfield motel room. Mrs. Kuemper, formerly of Urbana, was arrested near Springfield, Mo. A patient at a private mental hospital in Jacksonville prior to the slaying, Mrs. Kuemper had been released to her husband so they could celebrate her 27th birthday. A Sangamon County Grand Jury indicted her a few days later NEW GODFREY MOTOR-HOTEL Partial view of the new 64 - unit Road shows the rear section along with motel that opened Monday on Godfrey the spacious swimming pool. New Hiway House Motel Jersey Club Is Opened in Godfrey To Sponsor State Troopers in Payoff Probe Quit CHICAGO (AP) — Joseph E.neys. Ragen, sate public safety direc tor, has announced the resignation of three state troopers acused of iccepting kickbacks for steering business to tow truck operators. The resignations were announced by Ragen Monday. He said he expected more troopers accused in connection with the kickback investigation to quit. Ragen declined to identify the troopers. He said none were offi- Yearbook Staff Appointed BRUSSELS.—Staff members of High have yearbook, been an- dra Moses, Paulette Hoemcn and Virginia Wagner, assistants to the advertising director; Paulette Siemer and Judy Mc- The new 64 - unit Hi way House Motel, located one - quarter mile north of the Beltine Highway on Rte. 67-111 in Godfrey, opened Monday. The motel, one of the rnostj modern in the Alton area, ls| managed by Walter Grupe, a vet-j eran hotel operator and former general manager of the McCurdy Hotel in Evansville, Ind. In addition to the 64 units, the motel contains the Coffee Brake Room, Carriage Room, a cocktail lounge, swimming pool and two smaller rooms on the second floor available to clubs for dinner meetings. The coffee shop, Grupe said, will be open daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. and the dining room, featuring a complete menu, will open daily at 11 a.m. and remain open until 9 p.m. Grupe said plans a,re now being made to hold a grand opening of the new motor hotel in approximately two weeks. Cost of the motel was in excess of ?1,000,000. The present lodge was designed so extra units can be added as they are needed. Gifford Bank Suspects to Stand Trial CHICAGO (AP)—Three men ac- cased of burglarizing a bank in Gifford, 111., have been ordered to stand trial Sept. 18 in U.S. District Court. The trial date was set Monday Travelogue JERSEYVILLE - The Jerseyville Rotary Club will sponsor another travelogue series during the fall and winter seasons, it was announced at the Monday meeting of the Rotary Club at Peace Evangelical Church. John Short, who was in charge of the committee last season, will again be in charge of the project. Tickets will go on sale the week of Sept. 23 and may be obtained from any of the club members. Last year the gross ticket sales cers. The safety director said his investigators have discovered that • some troopers charged gas, oil and acessories to the state, then later drove their own automobiles to thp service stations to receive the items. This finding, Ragen said, was a by-product of the probe of payoffs by certain tow truck operators to state police for preferential treatment. Ragen reported five tow service operators last weekend iden-j lified 30 troopers who allegedly received the payoffs. The troopers named were assigned to the districts in Blue Island and Crest wood and to the II- inois toll roads. But, he added, some 50 other troopers in six counties — Du Page, Boone, Kane, Lake, Will and VVinnebago—may also be involved. Ragen said the results of the investigations will be turned over to tlie appropriate state's attor- The current investigations stemmed from an investigation last year into reports of payoffs operating overweight vehicles. This resulted in the dismissal of five state policemen, resignations of 12 and the transfer and demotion of several others. The overweight investigation led to the discovery of tow service payoffs which in turn led to the investigation into the use of stale vouchers for personal auto- the Brussels "Little Gem," nounced. | They are: Judy Held and Bev-jKenncy, co-feature editors; Bren- erly Weigel, co-editors; Helen da Brock, assistant feature edi- Larry Eberlin, sports edi- Bill Navarre, photographer; Bonner, business manager; Mary Sievers. assistant business m?m- ager; Darlenr Kronable, r.rlver tor; tor: Dave Eberlin, assistant photog- tising director: Diane Held, San-' raphcr. and A. L. Siemer, spon- isor. mobile service. tic Atr No Porridge? ELDORADO. Knn. (AP» Somebody who broke into (lie H. M. Wait house at El Dorado took nothing but a nap. Policp who investigated while the Waits were away from home said a heel appeared to have been slept in. Nothing was missing. J & A Springman Has Bortc-Warner FURNACES Godfrey, 111. Ph. 4Mi-.TMl for murder, but she was declared insane before she was arraigned. The clinical director of the hospital, Dr. V. Janevicius, testified that Mrs. Kuemper is sane. He described her as a "chronic Schiz- 115 Enrolled At Brussels Community High — _. — _. . ., -,„-„ , BRUSSELS — Enrollment at! by Judge Bernard M. Decker. totaled S2,a48.oO and expenses forj B , Community High School 1.1. — « A »!.*. n *.«4.-.]'t(4 fi*1 il/lX OK iAn*t I * ° TELEPHONE CUSTOMERS IN Alton Wood River Bethalto Brighton The men have been under indictment since late in 1961. Charged with conspiracy to steal and possession of stolen U.S. savings bonds are Anthony De Paolo, 29, of Chicago; Salvatore J. Farina, 26, and Andrew N. Snyder, 35, both of suburban Melrose Park. They are accused of the Jan. 12, 1961, burglary of the Gifford State Bank. The loss, estimated at about $200,000, included $190,000 in savings bonds. William 0. Bittman, .an assistant U.S. attorney, said he hoped to bring to trial soon afterward Salvatore Quattrochi, 32, of suburban Northlake. Judge Decker granted Quattrochi a separate trial. He is charged with aiding and abetting posses ophrenic in a state of remission.'' I sion of the stolen bonds. the series totaled $1,405.85 leav- ng a net of $1,142.65. Of the net realized, the nurse .raining project sponsored by the club received 400 dollars and 500 dollars was contributed toward ;he Park and Pool project. Short was program chairman Monday and explained the project to be assumed again by the club. Short announced that this sea- on's travelogue will be as follows: "Baja California", Nov. 14; "Holiday in Quebec," Dec. 12; "Alaska Journey", Jan. 23; "Curious Chile", Feb. 13; "Safari to Africa", March 12 and "Hawaii," April 9. CAPETOWN — South Africa may attempt to raise employment by sending her young men camps to learn forestry lore. to for the 1963-64 school year totals 115 students, an increase of five over 1962-63. All of last year's undergraduates returned for another year' except two who moved from thei area. These two were replaced; by two area students who trans-i [erred to B.C.H.S. from another' school. ; The breakdown of enrollment | by classes: seniors, 20, 9 girls, 11 boys; Juniors, 38, 16 girls, 22 boys; sophomores, 27, 12 girls, 15 boys and freshmen, 30, 12 girls, 18 boys. FOR DIRECT DISTANCE DIALING CALLS-DIAL THE "I" FIRST FOR CALLS WITHIN YOUR TOLL-FREE AREA JUST DIAL THE LISTED NUMBER! For numbers not in the directory—dial 411 for Information (Bethalto and Brighton customers dial Operator) Invention Backfires BULAWAYO — A druggist in West Africa is reported to have died from an overdose of a new sleeping pill he had devedoped himself. NOTE—Remember Sunday the Area Code for Alton, Wood River, Bethalto and Brighton changed to 618. We suggest you notify others who may call you. It will help them reach you quickly. ILLINOIS BELL 401 Market Street TELEPHONE Phone: 465-9981 PLYMOUTH sales are up...way up! That's why we're giving red-hot deals! Shop around if you like, but be sure to see us before you buy! Our trade-in allowances are red-hot! Drive Plymouth now! PAA VALIANT sales are soaring too! If it's a red-hot compact you're looking for, see us for a red-hot deal! The best all-around compact anybody has come up with yet is a red-hot value, as well! RED-HOT CARS! INCLUDING AMERICA'S FIRST 5-YEAR/50,000-MILE NEW-CAR WARRANTY* *vnur Authorized PlyitwuttvVullant Dealer'* Warranty against defects In material and workmanship on 1963 cars has been expanded to Include «.ri» reDlBcement or repair, without charge tor required parts or labor, for 5 years or 50,000 miles, whichever come» first, on the engine block, t»«i and Internal part»- transmission case and Internal parts (excluding manual clutch); torque converter, drive shaft, universal (oints (excluding dust covers), rear aide and differential, and rear wheel bearings, provided the vehicle has b«en serviced at reasonable Intervals according »» th« Plymouth-Valiant Certified Car Care schedule*. See Your Local Plymouth-Valiant Dealer 5 YEAR 0« il) 000 Mill WARRANTY* YOUR NEWS QUIZ PART I • NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. 1 The Soviet Union cast its UN veto to kill a United States-British resolution to condemn the slaying of two Israeli farmers along the Syrian border. a-89th b-lOlst c-125th 2 Southern critics of the civil rights bill claim that the section outlawing ..... invades property rights. a-discrimination in public facilities b-job discrimination c-all segregated housing 3 Many Negro leaders feel the civil rights bill should include provision for a-special college scholarships for Negroes b-housing loans for Negroes c-fair employment practices 4 Article of the Constitution gives the Senate power to approve or disapprove of the nuclear test ban treaty. a-I b-III c-II 6 Robert Schuman died last week. His great contribution was work toward developing the a-American theater b-European Economic Community c-nuclear bomb PART II - WORDS IN THE NEWS Take 4 points for each word that you can match with its correct meaning. l-averting 2-redress 8-inequity 4-status quo 5-transitory a-passing soon or quickly b-injustice, unfairness o-turning away d-right, repair e-the way things are 1-Willard Wirtz PART III - NAMES IN THE NEWS Take 6 points for names that you can correctly match with the clues. a-plans health services for Sherpa tribesmen 8-Mohammed Zahir b-Labor Secretary ar- Shah ranged rail talks c- President, South Viet 3-George Meany Nam d-AFL-CIO President 4-Sir Edmund Hillary wants 35-hour work week e-King of Afghanistan a U.S. visitor 5-Ngo Dinh Diem VIC Mfc, 1. Alton Evening Telegraph Match word clues with their corresponding pictures or symbols. 10 points for each correct answer. a U.S. fears growing friendship with Red China . v b .....new federal minimum wage rate c Nordic nations welcomed him . FBI d new youth ver- $1.25 sion in paperback e offered plan to help South Viet Nam C ,...U.S. campaigns ^/^. to boost sales to ~^j ' Japan. g displeased b y disclosure o f crime gang details h .'....Soviets admit U.S. propaganda advances i ban on federal competition with this industry urged J World births exceed deaths by 2 to 1, agency says. 10 STUDENTS \ HOW DO YOU RATE? (Score Each Side of Quiz Separately) 91 to 100 point* • TOP SCORE! 81 to 90 point* - Excellent, 71 to 80 point* - Good. 61 to 70 point* - Fair. 60 or Under???-H'mm! Thli Quiz l»**rt of the Educational Program which ThU Nawipipw fumliha* to School* In thlt area to Stimulate Inrereit In N*tiona and World Affair* at an aid to Developing Good Cltliemhlp. ANSWERS ON REVERSE PAGE ._..-». .W, A. -Jk_ JL.,

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