Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 21, 1972 · Page 8
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August 21, 1972

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 8

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A-8 Alton Evrninc Tolo.craph Monday. August 21. 1<)72 O*f« from NATIONAL WCATHtR SCRVICt. NOAA. U.S. 0»p( of Commtrct *V* fORBCAST Siww Uw T»mp*raturM hp«ct«4 Morning Not - Ctnivlt Utal fertcttt Godfrey man charged in drug case National Weather Contimili)i> hnf wrnllu-r is Intrrjisl Monday for southern slates with cooler wentlicr in tin northern tier of states. Showers are toircnst from the upper Mississippi Valley to the (Jival Lakes and for coastal areas of Florida. Georgia .ind South Carolina. (AP Win-photo) Man jailed after fracas at tavern A 40-year-old Easl Alton man was jailed early Sunday morning on four charges after a fight at the rear of a tavern and his refusal to lie peaceably arrested by police. Police went to Wille's Tavern on Shamrock at l:J r i a.m. Sunday after a call about the fight between Henry Grigg, 40, 327 Church and Deon Brooks, 28, .902 Thompson, Wood River. After pulling the men apart, Sgt. Dennis Childs • and Patrolman Joe Oms had to force Grigg into the rear of a police car. Brooks and oilier witnesses said Grigg was refused any more drinks by bartender Clifford Smith and Brooks tried to convince him to leave the tavern. The fight started when Grigg turned on Brooks and police were called. While Childs and Oros were getting their information, Grigg kept up a stream of obscenities from the car, and tried to break the car windows. The two officers then opened the car and handcuffed Grigg, but had to hit him with a nightstick to get him back into the car. A! the police station, Grigg broke away from the officers and was caught again, then dragged to a cell. In !hc scuffle there, he kicked Oros in the chin. Grigg was charged with intoxication, peace disturbance, resisting a r r e s t s and aggravated assault. Grigg was still in jail (his morning. In other police news.a car stolen Saturday night in Alton was recovered early this morning in Easl Alton when Sgt. Childs found it on Powder Mill Road. The car belongs to Joseph •Rothc, 547 N. Kansas, Ed-, wardsvillc. Childs found (he car near the Wood River Creek bridge, with the gas tank empty. In another police incident, Leonard Rodgers, 320 Grand, told East Alton police Sunday morning that tiie battery had been taken out of a pickup truck parked in his garage. The truck belongs to Rodgers' employer. Joint Clutch and Gear Service, 3117 Locust, St. Louis. Rodgers valued the battery at ?35. ; Make TOM-BOY YOUR HEADQUARTERS FOR Flavor-plus MEATS CHECK OI/R Ni;i»\i:si>iv \D FOR BIG Last year alone, ovor 50,000 Illinois licensed drivers failed the state written o.vaniination. Experts say — "One reason is, rules and regulations and even some safe drivers don't keep up with the new laws". If your license expires this year, you may be amon^ the hundreds of thousands lhat will he re-examined in ]<)72. So if you're nervous about taking the state written exam, here's «ood now You can purchase your own "self-scorirm" test papers, complete with questions, answers and road si^ns you should know for that important examination day. This method has helped thousands pass. Mail §6 plus 75 cents handling. (Check or money order) to AA-AA School of Safe Driving, C>3(M N. Milwaukee Avc., Chicago, 111. 606-16, Dopt. (Copyright 1072 AA-AA School (1 f Sufe Driving I.it. All KIKIUS Reserved) FINAL CLEARANCE CHRYSLER NEW YORKER PLYMOUTH DUSTER FINAL CLEARANCE Gene's Chrysler-Plymouth, Inc. ~._ ,-ca. Wood River Area weather Area weather — Increasing cloudiness today with a chance of showers or thun- (lersorms beginning this afternoon and continuing intermittently tonight and Tuesday. High today flO to 95. Low tonight 70. High Tuesday 80 to 85. Probability of measureable precipitation 40 per cent today, 50 per cent tonight, 50 per cent Tuesday. A 25-year-old Godfrey man was charged with possession of a controlled snbslanc" Saturday night when police found a smoking pice, cigaretts believed to contain marijuana and ;\ qiirinily of pills in the van he Was driving. Police said Diehard \V. Walters of lite. 2 Godfrey, was halted on Harrison Stre-M at flth in Wood Hiver and his vehicle searched after he failed to yield to an am- Inilanco wnieh was on an emergency run. Walters was lodged in The Wood Hiver jail under $10.000 bond, but later released on $1.000 cash bond. The pills found in Walters' van will lr tested to determine (he exact substance of each, police said. In oilier police action, •Jackie H. Robins, 24, of Kaskcrs Trailer Court, Bcthalto, was charged with driving while intoxicate 1, careless driving and driving o n an expired license Saturday night, after polije spotted him weaving in traffic on Htc. Ill near Htc. 143 in Wood Hiver. Police said they observed Robins Speeding, pass another car and cut in front of a third auto before he was slopped. He was lodged in the Wood River Jail pending bond. Cloyd F. Francis. 42, of 372(5 Berkeley, Alton, was charged M'ilh driving while ilifoxicafed and improper lartc usai;<? Saturday night following a (wo car collision On Htc. 3 in Wood Hiver. Police said Francis crossed Ihe center line on ftte. 3 air 1 slammed into a car driven by Roosevelt Neely, of 2832 Simple St., St. Louts. Neely complained of minor injuries but refused medical attention, police said. Francis was lodged in the Wood Hiver jail for five hours before being released on $100 bond. Handy D. Hudgens, 18, of 458 Missouri, South Roxana, .was charged with theft under $150 after an incident at K- Mart in Wood River. Store security guards told police that Hudgens was spotted changing the price tags on a pair of shoes before making the purchase. The price of the shoes was changed from $6.96 to $3.97, police said. He was released on bond Dairymen appear headed for another record WASHINGTON (AP) - Despite the possibility of higher feed costs, particularly for high-protein supplements, dairymen appear lo bo headed for another record year for milk sales. Agriculture Department economists predict milk prices -will continue strong and probably will average around three per cent higher (his year than in 1971. But smaller feed grain pro- Downey on law commission JERSEYVILLE -Ralph Downey, chairman of ;he Jersey County Board of Supervisors, has been appointed to the West Central Illinois Law Enforcement Commission. Downey joins five other Jersey countians as members of this voluntary commission designed to fight crime bv upgrading the criminal justice system. The WCILEC serves six counties in West Central Illinois, with members from each of the counties serving on the body. Federal and state omnibus crime funds are handled by the commission in its six county jurisdictional area. year duction, plus a big demand for exports, could narrow milk profit margins this fall. Regardless, the USDA is predicting a record $7 billion in cash receipts for 1972, up at least $200 million from last year. By mid-year they already had hit the $3.6 billion mark. One economic Indicator is the milk-feed price ratio, which expresses in pounds the amount of feed equal in value to one pound of milk sold by producers. In July, the ratio was 1.71 which was up three points from June and 10 points above July last year. The July ratio reflected higher milk prices and lower feed costs as compared with a year earlier. Pat attends gala. Mrs. Pat Nixon arrives to attend the Republican (Jala Sunday night in Miami Beach, Fla., on (lie eve of the opening of the Republican National Convention. (AP Wirephoto) FURNITURE GET SET AND...GO TO WOOD RIVER FURNITURE MART FOR SUPER SAVINGS ON Furniture, Carpeting and Bedding During This Great August GROUPING EVENT Sofa and Hatching Chair reg.239.95- 2 pc. for Johnson Carper sofa and matching chair - reg. 359.95 - nylon cover ...;. Turner sofa and matching chair - reg. 369.995-2 pc ....-...;.. Bassett sofa and matching chair - Spanish style - reg. 449.95 - both pcs. tor Artistic sofa and chair - Mediterranean style - 8" foam cushions reg. 429.00 both for .. Hide-A-Way Bed - sofa and matching chair - reg. 299.95 - both for 148 00 259 10 OADOO 329°° 199°° 2 For The Money! Box Springs and Mattress Sets at Savings of to 90°' per set. 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