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Alton, Illinois
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Saturday, August 26, 1972
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A-2 Alton Evening TVlo.ernph Snturday. An.cusl 26. 107 Corbett trial may * be after election By IRA TE1NOWIT7, Telegraph Staff Wrilrr SPRINGFIELD - Stale Rpp. .terry Corbett, D-Hardin. under indictment for violation of the slate purchasing act and official misconduct, was given the choice here Friday of having his trial before or after the November election in which lie is seeking a stale senate seat. forbotl's case was to po to trial Sept. 5. but his attorney Robert llelkenkamp asked far a continuance on the that a trial now would put an unfair burden on Corbett in the mi(!s< of the political campaign. Sangamon County Circuit Court .ludpc .i. \Val:!o Ackcrman warned, however, that a continuance would also have a negative effect on Corbett's political chances. But he said lie would grant the delay if Corbell ptrsoitfilly made the lady-or-the-tiger type of decision. Ackerman set a hearing for Tuesday morning for Corbett to state his wishes on delay of the trial. Corbett is running against Hep. A. C. "Bartulis," R-Bcnld. for the Senate seat vacated by the death of Sen. William Lyons. D-Gillespie. Heckenkamp, Friday contended the original trial date Itft insufficient time for him to prepare his case, especially since State's Attorney Richard Hollis had refused to return records from Corbett Ford Sales — records, which he said, were Food stamp (Continued from Page 1) exchange which handles food stamp sales in East St. Louis, be allowed to open outlets in Alton. Ripplemeyer said he has also been recommending for the past five years that i!;c cards sent out from Springfield authorizing purchase of the stamps be sen to users on a longer staggered basis, such as over a ten-day period, rather than sending all the cards to Alton area people on the same day or two. This suggestion is also still "unresolved", Weaver indicated today. Weaver said that after Gov. Richard Ogilvie instructed him to find another location for the office other than the East Alton location, he sent a team from his department to Alton this week to search for other possible sites. Ogilvie read of complaints about the East Alton office in the Telegraph. "We -searched out as best we could other alternatives but did not find any at this time as desirable as the previous location," Wcavet told the Telegraph this morning. The Alton senior citizens advisory committee of Uie Madison County Economic Opportunity Commission and the Madison County Welfare Rights Organization protested the moving of the office to East Alton because of extra transportation costs for Al'on people and fears by some black food stamp buyers !hey would face discrimination or harrassnu-nt in all-white Ka.-,t Alton. 0 t h e r occupants <•:' the Berkshire Building and mi-rcliants in the \\ilsMiv V i 1 1 ;i g <• .sh'ippiug could across the sli'eet joined 1:1 protesting Hie new public ;u<| office location after tralT;<. w a s jammed up "tnl numerous parkim: sp icr.s were filled by tho fond st:mi,> buyers. If you fail to receive your Telegraph by 5:XO p.m. phone 4G5-G(>41 before 6 p.m. and your copy will be delivered. Alton Evening Telegraph Published Daily by Alton 1 elegrapn Printing ( ompun> PAUL S roi.'SLrZY President, Clunertil Manager. STEPHKN A COUSL1-V Editor & Assistant to the Publisher RICHARD A COUSLFY Vice President and riaanfied Mgr HENRY H McADAMS Secretary and Assistant General Manager. MEMBHR OF THH ASSOriAIl-O PRfcSS (The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use o/ puMuation of »ll news dispati he.' cn-dne< 1 in this paper and to ine local news pub fished herein ) Subscr.ptioii price: weekly 12 60 tier by mall 117.(X) a months in Illmo: $25 00 a year. 113 50 tix months in all other states Mail subscriptions not accepted in towns where carrier delivery It available Second Class Postage paid a. Alton. Illinois 62002 to havo tven returned two work;; a::o. Ilockonkamp also suggested that a September trial would put an unfair burden on rorlirlt's political fortunes by restricting his campaign. "lie would be tried during tho heal of the campaign." Htvkenkamp said. "Is il fair to pull him nwiiy? . . . II he is acquitted, he will have (unfairly) lost three weeks of campaigning." Assistant State's Attorney Arthur Inman rlaimod that all Ilic record ha,I been available lo Corbet! while the grand jury had been investigating l .im and that siiv.r he {•robably knew what was tin re. there was no nerd for a postponement. Inman also p o ; n I p cl out that the legislature is set lo return to -Springfield Nov. 2li and that unless Corbett waived legislative immunity no trial could take place while the legislature was in session. Ackerman ruled against Corbet! on another motion, one which requested (he stale to state how Corbett had an interest in the auto dealer and when and where he acquired it. Though Heckenkamp had contended all three were necessary for the defense of the case, Inman answered that when and where were 1 irrelevent to the case and that 1he form of ownership was almost impossible to describe. The Illinois Purchasing Act, under which Corbett is charged, prohibits state officials from having or a c q uiring "any direct pecuniary interest in any contracts therein . . . which will be wholly or partially ratisficd by the payment of funds appropriated by the General Assembly or the State of Illinois." The indictment, the only one of three originally made against Corbett charges that from Nov. 1. Ifl7l), through .June 30. 1071, Corbelt Ford Sales sold cars to the .state — cars which were paid for by an appropriation voted on by Rep. Corbett. The two other indictments were gueashed on grounds they were too old and involved crimes which if actually •committed, were committed too long ago under the .state statute of limitations. Corbett claimed his brother owned the agency and he had no interest in it. FBI probes Shoulders death ST. LOUIS (AP) — The explosion-murder of Louis D. Shoulders. Jr., ex-convict and St. Louis union figure, was under investigation today by federal, local and state agencies. Shoulders, who was among those subpoenaed before the Senate Rackets Investigating CommittC'i in 1958 during hearings in St. Louis, was killed early Friday. A companion, T. .1. Harvill, was injured seriously when Shoulders' 1972 Cadillac was torn apart by a bomb blast after a night of fishing on Tab'e Rock Lake near Branson. Mo. A Taney County sheriff's deputy said there was a "strong r.mell of nitrate similar to gunpowder" in the air when he arrived at the Long Creek boat dock, where Shoulders and Harvill moored their boat. Highway Patrol investigators said the bomb apparently had been placed under the driver's seat. Harvill, 49 and head of the Eastern Missouri Laborers District Council, was in serious condition Friday night at the Cox Medical Center in Springfield, where he underwent surgery earlier. St.. Louis police were investigating the blast in the light of the Feb. 24 shooting death of Edward Steska, business manager of Pipefitters Local 562 in St. Louis. Shoulders, who was on Local 562's payroll as a ''security guard" was questioned by police in the Steska slaying. No arrests have been made. had .Police released no ''details about any connection between the two deaths. ,' Shoulders, 44, was the son of a one-time St. Louis' police lieutenant who served a prison term for perjury in the 1953 kidnaping of Bobby Greertlease of Kansas City. Only half of the $600,000. ransom was recovered when the kidnapers of the boy were arrested. Police were unable to question Harvill, whose brother George was shot to death in Caseyville, 111., in 1066. A woman who had accompanied Shoulders to the lake was being held . by Taney County authorities Friday night at the Branson city jail. Police would not identify the woman, saying she was being held in protective custody. Tnm> office Tim van Unit (iov. KiHtiml B. Ogilvic, will use as Siis traveling office stopped :i( (In- s<atc c!r t )i(ol in Springfield, III. on Friday to pick mateii.ils irom the, gov- ernor's office. Ogilvie will start his J972 campaign in metropolis, III. on Monday. Wirepho<!») Men march for women's lib Nixon takes campaign break for weekend By JUKATE KAXICKAS NEW YORK (AP) — Dressed in suits or embroidered peasant, blouses and jeans, tho men who marched for women's liberation were as enthusiastic as their sisters for the cause. College students, engineers, husbands and fathers, and Teachers some self-declared homosexuals joined several thousand marchers down New York's Fifth Avenue on Friday in the third annual celebration of Women's Equal Rights Day. Comments like "This cause will make a better society," "No man is free until women are free," were often voiced by dozens of men who stood out among the clusters of women strolling along the street. Several male homosexuals joined do/ens of women carrying signs reading 'I believe in equality" and "Lesbian Power." B.v FKANK CORMIER SAN CI.KMKNTE. Calif. (AC) — After an inilial of campaigning, President Nixon is spending a quiet weekend preparing for future stumping and a Hawaii summit meet ing next week with Japan's new prime minister. Nixon's only scheduled political activity at present is to play host late Sunday at a reception here for 400 show business performers who back him in his contest with Democratic, nominee George Mcllovern. The President plans a number of appearances in Sept e m b e r , Secretary Ronald L. JCU-'gler said Friday, but intensive campaigning is expected to come i n October and early November. Nixon is expected to give further clues about his elec- 1 i o n c e r i n g plans at a promised "political newjj conference" for which no specific date has been announced. II is expected to be held here before Nixou returns to Washington sometime after the Labor Day weekend. Tho chief executive will fly to Oahu, the most populous of the Hawaiian islands, next W e d n e s d a y for summit conferences Thursday and Friday with Japanese Prime Minister Kakeui Tanaka. Nixon also will take part in ceremonies marking the retirement of Adm. John S. McCain Jr. and McCain's replacement as commander- in-chief. Pacific, by Adm. Noel Gaylor. Nixon, up early Friday after a cross - country campaign swing, spent much of the day conferring at the Western White House with aides. Among those here with him were Henry A. Kissinger, n a t i o n a 1 security affairs advisor; Army Maj. Gen. Alexander M. Ilaig Jr., Kissinger's deputy; White House chief of staff II. R. Haldcman; domestic affairs adviser John D. Ehlrichman; chief spcechwriter Raymond K. Price; and consultant John Scali. In the afternoon Nixon went swimming in high surf at a beach at the nearby Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base. Then he was driven alone around the base for about an hour, staying in his car at all times. The Sunday reception at the Nixon home, La Casa Padfica, will feature music at poolside by the Freddy Martin orchestra, Marguerita cocktails, cold hors d'ocuvres and a tour of the grounds. Those in attendance will not be limited to the Hollywood set. A sizeable contingent of Country and Western performers are also coming from Nashville. Ziegler proclaimed Nixon "most satisfitd" by his cross- country tour Thursday that took him before friendly audiences in Chicago, a Detroit suburb, San Diego and at the Western White House here. The various Nixon crowds 2 killed by bomb in Belfast BELFAST (AP) — A bomb planted in an abandoned car killed two militiamen, two civilians were found dead and three persons were shot apd wounded in a riot a^ain?! British troops today, authorities reported. The deaths brought to 535 the number killed in throe years of violence in Northern Ireland. More than 320 of the killings were lodged this year alone. The two militiamen, members of the volunteers Ulster Defense Regiment, wore part of a four-man patrol investigating the car when it blew up near Kuniskillen, ; i> miles southwest of Belfast. A second explosion in the Enn i s k i 1 1 c 11 area slightly wounded 13 soldiers and wrecked an army truck. \ft-HB SEBWCS ^s^X TRUCK TIRE • REPAIR • CALL 462-8623 ABI£l3'<i TOWING mrLri O SKKVU i; 601 Pearl St., Alton, 111. were officially estimated at 10,000 to 17,000 but most newsmen thought the largest probably did not exceed 5,000, in San Diego. Most of the audiences won admission by ticket and few anti-Nixon demonstrators were in evidence. Some 150 antiwar protesters were held by police outside the site of Nixon's San Diego airport rally. Ziegler. questioned by newsmen, said there is no White House intent to "exclude a point of view" from Nixon rallies. '•We welcome all views," he said, adding that at public events "there are security procedures that must be followed and will be followed." Let neither rain nor . . Tlit- rain at Friday's Iowa Stall- Fair al lies Moiiies did little to dampen this couple':-. ciUliusiasni \vhile other lair j;oers virtually deserted j-:!tis ol the \\ith- ojit'ii spares ami headed I«T shelter. (AI J \\ire|>h<>u>) by tamer bin csk-ndai nionih vtar. $b 00 six iind Miiauurl MEMBtR THt AU1J11 bUKtAU Of- CIRl ULATION Local Advertising Ralei and ( ou tfftct lutur manou 01 application at the lelejjrjpi bunness office ill tan Broadway Alton 111 62iA)2 Na tionaj Advertising KeinebtiiUitixtb. Branhan»,Molaney IDC . New York. Chlcuijo, Detroit and St. Loul» LOW INTEREST AND LOW, LOW CLOSING COSTS! INTKKKST ON 8(1% OK u:ss 01 AITK VAU'ATION SI lo Kil'S Wl'« lu !ili'» 7 1 O.' 1 < 0/ n 4 O I 4 /O 1 ii..iiuluf 1 111. nidus r~ I .11 A. .111 -I ( <UI\ , l!i ll'llilt, lusui u i .an-, t 'ilD.M. Hi -UM • I \. I I 1I1H1) SI ft Al 1U\ The Western Auto Associate Store •;oo W. (Viitrul, H.-thullo WAS SOLD On June 20, 1972 By Max Rogers _.To— Richard Deichmunn Open Simdiiy S u.m-8 p.m. 1-or your bhupphiK convenience BROADWAY & MAIN PKom'CE MAKKKT '.ioiSO K. Broadway, Alton HOiML. (SUOWPv GREEN BEANS 1 Kl Sll-l IHM 1 OK SI IClNi; TOMATOES . 5 lbs 1 I J Kl -COOL.liD SWEET CORN Uo , .69* WHITE SEEDLESS GRAPES 3 >1 * EATING ORANGES (Continued from Page 1) report. Under the terms of the agreement,' neither side in the dispute is allowed to release information concerning their bargaining positions. Brumitt sad EEA leaflets dstributed this week in downtown Edw a r d s v i 11 e violated the agreement. Shonkwiler sai'cl the EEA may vote to strike because the 1971 agreement states that a work stoppage may occur if a new agreement "mutually acceptable" to both sides is not reached. If an agreement between the school board and the teachers is not reached today, the fact-finder's report will be released to the public on Monday, Shonkwiler said. Edwardsville schools are scheduled to open Tuesday. TO THE CITIZENS AND BUSINESSMEN OF THE ALTON AREA , . , BEWARE! Funds from the ticket sales now in progress by the Madison County Deputy Sheriff's Assn. and the Fraternal Order Of Police for their annual dances DO NOT go to the Alton Police Youth Camp. Our youth camp is funded only from donations and ticket sales to our annual Policemen's Dance. If you are solicited by phone, please be sure that your dollars are going where you want them. If you have any questions please call the Alton Police Department. Patrolman William Petersen, Jr. President, Alton Police Youth Camp and Policemen's Benevolent and Protective Assn., Alton Unit 14 cissors FREE STORE-SIDE PARKING! NO METERS!! SVBGNDAY, AUG. 28th, B PW TO 9 PM ONLY!! Sale! Monday August 28th (i-fl pin Only JUPITER! 500 COUNT NOTE BOOK PAPER C Limit One 1'cr Coupon—Oim Coupon Per Customer .Monday August !Hlh (i-!) pin Only JUPITER! 30 < Loud ('it upon 6 Regular 3 Pr. $175 BACHELOR FRIEND Men's Anklets Regular $5.00 "Cameo" MEN'S LEATHER BILLFOLDS With Six Months Guarantee, JUon. AUK. 28th—G-y I'M Only Various styles, colors Mon. Any. 'iStli—li-a PM Onlj C) U H i U / UOWUTUiMM AlT %»- ->^ ^

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