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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE THREE 327 Girls From 31 States Enrolled at Monticello College Monticello College has a capacity enrollment of 327 students this year, it was announced today. The students represent 31 states, District of Columbia and four foreign countries. The college for girls opened its fall semester last Friday. Illinois enrollment leads other states, numbering 57 girls. New York is second and Ohio is third. Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Colorado and Wisconsin each have more than eight students enrolled. Of total enrollment, the college has 238 students, and the preparatory school, offering three years of high school, has 89 students. All living space at the college is occupied, it was reported. Trustees and the administration are studying a proposal to provide additional space by building a new dormitory for next year. Returning students came back to modernizer! dormitory facilities. Also, they were greeted by the almost-completed Hatheway Hall, which is scheduled to opened Oct. 14. be Alton's MFT Share Larger Than in '62 Alton will receive $3,233 more In motor fuel taxes this month than was received in September last year. The allocation to the city this month amounts to $22,281, according to a notice received from the state highway department. This compares to an allotment of $19,048 to the city in September of 1962. September allocations of MFT tax collections in funds cover August. The August payment credited Housing Workshop Dute Braner to Attend Springfield Conference U. of I. Names 4 Area Men as Ag Advisers Four area men were named to advisory committees of the University of Illinois College of Agriculture, it has been announced. Appointments in the committees were: Henry A. Longmeyer, Greenfield, animal science; K. Starr Chester, Alton, forestry; John D. Surgeon, Graf ton, horticulture (food crops); and Charles J. Tosovsky, Edwardsville, horticulture (floriculture, ornamentals). Illinois Dean Louis B. Howard emphasized the key roles the men play in helping the college keep abreast of agricultural needs in teaching research and extension. Committee .members were recommended by the departments of the College and the appointments were approved by . the President and the University's Board of Trustees. New Warrant Issued for Dicus 9 Arrest EDWARDSVILLE — A new bench warrant was issued Monday and turned over to St. Louis authorities for service on a defendant who failed to appear for SPRINGFIELD — (Special) - DutC Braner, Collinsville, execu tive director of the Madison County Housing Authority, will attend a workshop conference Wednesday and Thursday of the Illinois Assn. of Redevelopment AulhorJ- ties. The conference will be in Springfield. Other local housing officials may also attend, a sec retary said, more than An 200 attendance o representatives from housing authorities and ur ban renewal agencies, as well as city officials, planners and rede velopers, is predicted. Organized in 1961, the associa lion includes some three-fourth of the housing and renewal ag erfcies in Illinois. Msgr. Thomas P. Driscoll of East St. Louis is president. W. Wilson Whittier, community relations supervisor of the Peoria Housing Authority, is conference chairman. Principal speakers at the two- day affair include: Gov. Otto Kerner; Mrs. Marie McGuire, commissioner, Public Housing Administration, Washington, D.C.; Fred A. Forbes, Assistant Administrator for Public Affairs, Housing and Home Finance Agency, Washington, D.C.; Bmce Savage, Indianapolis realtor and former PHA Commissioner, and Richard Blakley, Managing Di- Illinois State Housing to Alton was $21,127 which was trial in Circuit Court on a charge of illegal possession of narcotic drugs. Charles Wayne Dicus, indicted by a Madison County grand jury in January, 1962, for alleged illegal possession of a large quantity, of drugs on Nov. 25, 1961, was to have been tried by a jury Monday before Circuit Judge Harold R. Clark. He failed to appear when his case was called on Monday's criminal trial docket, but was reported seen in Edwardsville later. At Judge Clark's direction a new bench warrant was issued for Dicus' arrest and turned over to the St. Louis Police Department late Monday afternoon upon assumption he had gone back to St. Louis, after an unsuccessful search in the Edwardsville area. Jointly indicted with Dicus was his wife, Shirley O. Dicus. Prosecution of the case had been delayed until Dicus had been released recently on parole from Missouri State Penitentiary, that car driven by Lucy J. the state's attorney's office re- $1,830 less than was received in August a year ago. 2 Hurt In Chain Collision One woman suffered apparent neck injuries and a boy suffered bruises and a bloody nose Monday at 3:40 p.m. in a three-car chain collision on East Broadway at Indiana Avenue. All three cars were headed east on East Broadway when a car driven by Robert B. Dial, 30, of 2818 E. Broadway struck the rear of a car stopped for a red light. Hauhe, 1104 Adams Court, was shoved into the car in front of her which was driven by Frances E. Bedwell, 202 Stephenson, South Roxana. Miss Hauhe, treated for neck injuries at St. Joseph's Hospital, was later released. Mark Dial, 2, son of Robert Dial, and passenger in his car, suffered a bloody nose and bruises when he apparently struck the dash board, police said. He was treated at Alton Memorial Hospital and released. Dial told police he thought his brakes failed but a police check showed the brakes to be in working order, police reported. Dial was charged with a traffic violation and no operator's license. His license had expired, police said. The middle car In the collision was damaged in the rear end and was removed by Haper's Towing Service. The front car in the collision was damaged in the rear end but was driveable and Dial's car was damaged about the front end. !>orted. rector, Board. Housing officials taking part in the program include James Johnston, Executive Director of t h e Cairo Housing Authority, who will be Toasimaster at the Conference's Annual Banquet, Wednesday evening. Herman Hirsch, a Commissioner of the Cairo Authority will be honored for his efforts in organizing the Illinois Association. Three Peoria housing officials and leaders in the State's low- rent public housing activities are active in conference arrangements. In addition to Whittier, Elmer Jolly, Executive Director of the Authority, is a member of the panel which will deal with local housing and urban renewal programs, while Paul Musgrove, a Commissioner of the Authority, will be cited for his services as Immediate Past President of the Association. Principal speaker at the annual banquet Wednesday will be John L. Andrew, Houston Texas, public relations counselor and civic leader. Andrew is former vice president for public relations, First City National Bank of Hous ton, and former chairman, Mayor's Committee on Urban Rede velopment. 2 Students Groomed for Quiz on TV CARBONDALE — Two area youths are among eight finalists rom which four will be selected o compete in Southern Illinois University's first appearance in he nationally-televised G. E. College Bowl quiz, it was announced. Ted Reynolds of Cottage Hills, a sophomore at Edwardsville, and Douglas Trautt, who is majoring in fine arts at Edwardsville, were :iamed as two of the principals. The eight finalists are now on SIU's Carbondale campus for a hree-week session of daily drills and practice in the WSIU-TV studio under simulated broadcast conditions. Other finalists are Jeffrey Barlow of Benton; Winston Zoekler of Carbondale; Noel Schanen of Chicago; Martha Cotter of Granite City; William Lingle of Sikeston, Mo., and Nicholas Pasqual of Walnut. Ex-Resident's Plane Forced Down Overseas A 30 - year - old former Cottage Hills man, on a jet airplane vacation tour of Europe, was forced down in Belgium by fog before he had reached his first stop, his mother said today. Bill H. Higgins, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Higgins, of 9 Cottage Ave., Cottage Hills, told his parents that the plane was forced to land at Ostend, Belgium, at an airport unequipped for jet planes. After the safe landing, he reported, the entire city turned wjt to gasvk at the plane because of its novelty. Higgins, who is director of recruiting and college relations of the American Brake Shoe Co., New York, said he left New York Sept. 12 for Zurich, Switzerland. He has stopped at Rome, Madrid, Paris and Amsterdam and will return to New York Oct. 6. Higgins is a graduate of. Roxana High School and Millikin University. NAACP to Meet The National Association for Advancement of Colored People will meet at 8 p.m. today at 320 E. 4th St., Clarence Willis, loca president, has announced. Cow jammed Him Against a Wall Elmer Gueldner, 15 of Movo was treated at Alton Memorial Hospital Monday for bruises to his right arm suffered when a cow jammed him against the wall of a barn. The youth was helping with the milking at the farm home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gueldner, and the injury was received when a cow turned around in a narrow passage. Insurance Pays For Park Board, Wrecked Vehicle The Alton Park and Recreation Commission Monday night accepted $1,300 from an insurance company as payment for a department vehicle wrecked Aug. 28. The American Surety Co. notified the Park and Recreation Board the $1,300 would cover the 1961 Ford bus that was wrecked on the Beltline near the Muny Golf Course. In other board business, it was reported 245 dead trees have been removed from the streets in the past three years and 450 new trees have been planted. Injures Ribs in Fall Down Stairs Claude Zumwalt, 79, retired International Shoe Co. employe, received treatment at Alton Memorial Hospital today for rib injuries after a fall at his home Sunday. Zumwalt fell six steps down a stairway at his home in Hartford and went to the hospital Monday for examination and treatment when the injuries appeared to be more extensive than was first thought. Fire Damages East Alton Home EAST ALTON.—A fire of undetermined origin burned through the hall floor and closet at a one-story block house at 112 Victory Drive this morning at 5:30, firemen reported. Virginia Hanks, resident of the home, was out of town when the fire broke out. A neighbor ported the blaze. Firemen said considerable smoke damage was done to the home. Two fire trucks responded | to the alarm. McDonnell Chief To Speak During Outer Space Meet Walter F. Burke, vice president nd general manager for all space- raft at McDonnel Aircraft Corp., vill be one of the speakers during it. Louis University's Regional issembly on Outer Space, at 'ere Marquette Lodge, starting Thursday. The four-day meeting will open "hursday with an attendance of 0 businessmen, educators, labor epresentatives, scientists, mili- ary leaders and government offi- Judge Monroe Is Released From Hospital EDWARDSVILLE — Hospitalized by a kidney ailment for nearly two weeks, Circuit Judge James O. Monroe Jr., has returned to his home in Collinsville and is expected to be back on the circuit bench later in the week. Monroe, chief judge of the Madison-Bond County Circuit, was released the past weekend from St. Mary's Hospital in East St. Louis. His illness prevented him from attending a conference of chief circuit court judges Sept. 7 in Springfield, and Circuit Judge Harold R. Clark represented him at the meeting on provisions of the new judicial article approved by voters last November for revamping of the court system in Illinois. Wood River Sets Plan to Curb Park Lane Speeding Edwardsville C of C Plans Farm Tours EDWARDSVILLE — The Agricultural Committee of the Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce is interested in scheduling farm tours on Sunday afternoons, Chamber Secretary Albert Pauli said today. "The committee would appreciate suggestions from farmers and residents whether they consider Sunday a good day for the tours," Pauli said. Interested . farmers and residents are asked to contact Frank Thomas at the .Madison County Farm Bureau; Erwin Wein of the NFO; Lee Rogers of the A.S.C.S. or the Chamber of Commerce office in Edwardsville. Chairmen of the chamber's ag- ricult,ure committee interested in scheduling tours of area farms are: Jack Bardelmeier of the Edwardsville Motor Service and Jack Turner, Florist Mutual Insurance Co. It's Against Law Don't Drive with Park Lights Only SPRINGFIELD, 111. (Special) —Don't drive your car with only the parking lights turned on — it is now a violation of the law, Secretary of State Charles F. Carpentier today warned motorists. As a result of an amendment to the Uniform Act Regulating Laryngectomy State Center To Be Opened SPRINGFIELD, 111. — Spec Traffic on Highways enacted by ial — a laryngectomy center, the 1963 session of the General I new health service, will be open WOOD RIVER complaints from — Following several residents Monday night, the city council ypted to conduct a traffic survey on Park Lane Avenue in an attempt to curb speeding. Residents told how hot rodders used the street as a speedway. The ppuncil in turn explained the city police cannot be everywhere at the same time. "We have two police cars and almost each day of the week a radar check is made in some area," City Manager Carlton Laird said. Stiffer fines would cut down 1 the speeding, Mayor Paul Louden said. He added that the council would urge police to do more checking in the area. Another group of citizens com. plained that the new water rates were too high. Mayor Louden said the complaints would be taken under advisement, but added he could not promise anything. In other action the council approved a resolution allowing for payment of $34,317 in motor fuel tax funds for the 1955 street improvement bond issue. Vacating the block long alley between Central and the east end of Acton in Pershall's addition was also approved. An amendment to the ordinance limiting the number of tavern licenses at 19 and establish ing the fee of $440 for a liquor store license was okayed. Bills totaling 125,006 were allowed. Sprains Knee Norman Gregory, 6, of near Jerseyville, was treated Monday Assembly, the only time parking lights may legally be used by themselves is when the vehicle is at a standstill, Carpentier said. Another change in the lighting regulations is the requirement that headlights be turned on at any time of the day when visibility is so limited that they are needed for safety, as when rain is falling or a heavy overcast obscures vision, Carpentier said. Prior to the change, lighted headlamps were required only from subset to sunrise, he said. Because of those two changes in the law, motorists are now required to turn on the headlights— not (just the parking lights — whenever visibility is poor, and always. between sunset and sunrise, if the car is moving at all, he added. Bicycle riders are also affected by changes in the regulations governing lighting of vehicles, Carpentier said. Bicycles operated between sunset and sunrise must now show both lighted headlight and taillight. In all cases, cars and bicycles, the headlights must be white, yellow or amber, and must be visible for at least 500 feet, and the taillight must be red, and also visible for at least 500 feet, Mr. Carpentier said. RIVERBOA T 'MISSISSIPPI 9 TO BE RETIRED One of the last of the stermvheelers moves into position at the river docks in St. Louis for the last time. Plans call for the riverboat to be permanently anchored on the riverfront to be used as a restaurant and museum. The rising legs of the Jefferson Memorial Gateway Arch frame the old steamer. (AP Wirepnoto) :ials from fourteen Midwestern tates. Principal speaker for the first evening session will be James E. Webb, Administrator of the Na- ional Aeronautics and Space Administration. Stuart Symington, U.S. Senator from Missouri, will address the group on Saturday ivening Burke has been associated with McDonnel Aircraft since 1945 when he joined the company as head ol proposals in engineering. Three rears ago he became vice presi dent for the Mercury Project. He ivas elected to the Board of Directors of McDonnell in 1962 and was appointed to his present position in charge of all spacecraft on December 31, 1962. SI V Farm Column Farms Still Dry in August Dry weather continued to jlague farmers during August in most parts of southern Illinois, according to monthly rainfall ummaries from 14 communities ust issued by the Southern Illinois University Climatology Lab- •ratory directed by Floyd F. Cunningham, geographer. Except for Ohio River stations n extreme southeastern .Illinois, most reporting centers had only about one-third of the normal •ainfall for August. Near normal precipitation for August was re- jorted by Brookport, Golconda and Harrisburg. The long - term average August rainfall in southern Illinois varies from about three and one-half to four inches. The continued general drouth pattern is reducing the potential yield of corn and soybeans in various parts of southern Illinois. Spotty rainfall has kept crops looking good in some areas while causing dry weather damage in other nearby fields. After the August deficit in rain, most reporting communities again widened the gap between the year's total and the long-term average ac- cumulation for the first eight months of the year. With a few exceptions the 1963 deficit is running five to ten inches below normal. The temperature story for August ran about true to its form. In spite of a hot spell near the beginning and end of August, the average for the month was one or two degrees cooler than normal. Carbondale, McLeansboro and Harrisburg had the month's highest readings on August 3 when the thermometers registered 100, 101 and 102 degrees respectively. Precipitation totals for August as compared with the long term average are as follows for the reporting communities: Anna, 1.88 inches in August as compared to 4.08 inches long-term average; Benton, 1.60 and 3.80; Brookport, 3.00 and 3.30; Carbondale, 1.70 and 3.76; Chester, 1.79 and 3.48; Elizabethtown, 2.57 and 3.98; Glendale, 2.78 and 3.68; Golconda, 3.74 and 3.37; Harrisburg, 3.20 and 3.81; Marion, 1.71 and 4.01; McLeansboro, 1.20 and 3.56; Mt. Vernon, 1.41 and 3.82; New Burnside, 1.56 and 3.61, and Sparta, 2.85 and 3.70. Open 9 to 9 Mon, to Sat. SMITHALSOP^ FINE PAINT FAMOUS WALLPAPER ART MATERIALS EASTGATE PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER Phon» 254-3828 LOOK-WE'VE QUINTUPLED! PR Club to See 'Alton Story 9 The packaging and paperboard operations of Alton Box Board Co. was explained to members of the Public Relations and Advertising Club Tuesday in a film entitled 'The Alton story." The film pointed up the mechan- cal capability and mental creativity in the 29 plants, in 24 cities, of the paper container company. The viewer was taken on a trip through forest lands, where trees ed in Taylorville Oct. 1, Alfre< Slicer, director of the Illinois di vision of vocational rehabilitation announced today. The new service is the first ir downstate Illinois. Taylorville is 50 miles North east of Alton. Approximately 2,000 laryngec tomies (complete surgical remov al of the larynx) are performet each year in the United States Many of these patients acquir new voices. Laryngectomy centers assjs such persons to speak by breat control. At present there are three laryngectomy clinics in' Illinois, all in the Chicago area. Taylor ville new clinic will be open to any person in downstate Illinois. Applications for admission are made to St. Vincent Memorial Hospital, of the clinic. The patient will pay all costs if financially able. Illinois will pay part or all if the patient is in financial difficulties. The purpose of this vocational rehabilitation program is threefold, Slicer said: (1) service, (2) teaching, (3) and research. Consultants at the new Taylorville clinic will be J. W. Murphy, M.D.; George Ferry, D.D.S.; and Alan S. Rubenstein, M.D., ear, nose and throat specialist. None Injured in 2 Accidents on Alby No injuries were reported in ; two separate accidents, both on Alby Street, Monday. . In one accident, a car driven by Mary K. Middleton, Rte. 2, Godfrey, was struck in the side by a car driven by a St. Louis man, Edward J. Legler. She was driving east on Third Street at Alby intersection and Legler was headed north on Alby. Both cars were driveable and damage was slight, police said. In another accident of similar nature at the intersection of 9th and Alby, a car driven north on Alby by Larry Parks, 22, of 2666 N. Rodgers Ave., was struck in the side by a car driven by Mrs. Florence Tremmel, 80, of 620 E. 4th St. Police said Parks made a stop at the scop sign and proceeded across the intersection when the accident occurred. Passengers n the Parks car were Mrs. Parks and son, Ricky, and one passenger in the Tremmel car was Nancy Kreid, 14. No one ivas reported injured. Both cars were driveable and damages were slight, police said. are harvested for the manufacture of pulp, which is ultimately made into the attractive boxes and cartons used by many companies. From the forests the tour continued into the plant where the pulp is made into paper and then transformed into the many boxes. The design and printing departments were explained as well as the elaborate testing department. Richard Mattson, an executive with the Box Board, answered questions of the Ad Club members. He also offered the film to any group or organization wanting to learn more about the paper industry. Richard F. Judson, president of the club, announced Ellis Gaddis will assume the duties of treasurer of the club due to the resignation of Robert Lahlein who has accepted a position in St. Louis. at Alton Memorial Hospital for a sprained left knee suffered in of his parents, Thomas Gregory. FINANCING DISCOUNT! Ladles' and Misses' 4.95 to 9.95 FLATS Famoui $ 4 FURNITURE APPLIANCE Others 11.00 to «.W All Slzei and Colors In Lot Terms—Many WESTER* SHOE STORES 804-08 B. Broadway WE THINK OUR ICE CUBES ARE BETTER! TRY 'EM Your Beverages Will Look Better and Taste Better! Automatic Vendor* 24 HOURS HYNDMAN 9TH AND PIASA NOW! Enjoy Greater Comfort with an IMPERIAL FURNACE Balanced heat! Consistent temperatures! The new G-K Furnace with the "Pin Point" cant iron heat exchanger gives you the finest in dependable heating comfort. Enjoy quiet heat without vibration ... no "snap, crack or pop". Enjoy clean beat without soot, dust or fumes. And the new G-E Imperial can be quickly uiul economically converted (or whole house air conditioning, too. ALTON BOTTLED GAS "We Sell Comfort" GODFREY ROAD PHONE 466-3461 In five years Piasa has grown from $ 6 million to over *30 million —for these good reasons: • Consistently paying the largest dividends in the area-currently 4.6% annually. • Dividends compounded quarterly. • Dividends paid from the 1st on savings In by the 20th. • Considerate, helpful service to our many customers. • Sound investment policy. Shouldn't you bo enjoying these advantages, too? Piasa First Federal, State & Wall Sts., Alton, III. For time and temperature, dial 465-443 1. PIASA FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION Account* lotuud (a $10.000 by Ftdnil S*«in|i * IMA I Dividend* paid for over 79 coit«ffc«/t/v« y««f*/

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