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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 2

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A-2 Alton Evening Telegraph Wednesday, August 30, 1972 Newspaper folds . . . Two pressmen of The Evening News of Newark, N.J. read about the closing of the newspaper. The paper announced In Its second edition Tuesday that it would cease publication as of Thursday. With Its equipment sold last winter, the News carried out its printing operation at the plant of Newark's morning newspaper, the Star-Ledger. (AP Wirephoto) Thieu should be offered asylum in United States, says McGovern Harder TV firm robbed; sixth holdup in August Alton's sixth armed robbery during August occurred Tuesday afternoon when two gunmen took $180 during a stickup of the Harder TV Service at 2500 College Ave. Only $35 to $40 was taken from a cash drawer in the store and the rest was taken from store owner Homer Harder, Harder's daughter, Kathy, and Galen Mohundro. an employe. Shortly before 5 p.m. the two men entered the store and immediately went to the back room of the shop where they tied up Harder and Mohundro with some rawhide laces the robbers brought with them. Emptying a cash drawer, the men got from $35 to $40 and then took Harder's wallet containing about $100. They told Harrier's daughter to get her purse and from that they took $25. Then the men took Mohundro's wallet containing $40. Not having enough rawhide lacing to tie up Harder '9 daugther, the men used a TV cord to tic the young woman, who after the men left, worked her way loose and freed her father and Mohundro. The holdup men were both described as Negro in their early twenty's. One was described as five feet six inches tall and the second as close to six feet tall. The stickup made the sixth such incident in Alton this month. On Aug. fl three men robbel Gibson Furniture Store at 639 E. Broadway and then on Aug. 14 an armed bandit took nearly $900 in a robbery of the Flamingo Motel at 1501 E. Broadway. On Aug. 21 over $800 was stolen during a holdup of Mid States Finance Co. at 311 Ridge St., followed Aug. 25 with a holdup of Howard Finance Co. at 62fi E. Broadway. On Monday two gunmen took $160 from Central Avenue Hardware Store at 1415 Central Ave. (not Central Hardware on the Beltline). Three of the six stickups have occurred on successive Mondays, police reports show. Koskot mastermind arrested (Continued from Page 1) Illinois. The Telegraph's series of stories on Koscot and Turner started in March, 1971. Koscot products are still being sold, legally, throughout the area by franchise holders. Franchise sales only were iialted. There has never been an official complaint against any Koscot product, only against the firm's marketing techniques. Turner's arrest today followed an investigation by Pinellas county, Florida State Atty. James Russell into the 37-year-old 0 r 1 a n do businessman's Dare To Be Great company, which offers confidence building courses. Turner was arrested and released on $20,000 bond. The Uniform Sale of Securities Law requires anyone who deals in securities to register with the state and meet its standards. Violation of the statute is a felony punishable by five years inprison, or a $5,01)0 fine. The warrants on which Turner was arrested did not list the specifics of how he allegedly violated the state law. Russell said he had been investigating Dare To Be Great for four months. Some 60 area residents were subpoenaed to sppear before his investigators. Three officers of Dare To Be Great were sentenced to 60 days in jail on contempt charges by Circuit Judge B. J. Driver after they refused to testify, but were released Aug. 18 — the day they were sent to jail — on appeal bonds of $1,000 each. MRF ends up with $15,000 surplus; votes another season By DOUG THOMPSON Telegraph Staff Writer ST. LOUIS — Encouraged by a $15,850 surplus for its fourth season, the Mississippi River Festival board of directors decided here Tuesday to hold a fifth season next year and begin planning immediately. A budget report presented to the board meeting at the Bel-Air East Hotel Tuesday showed a $15,850 budget surplus for the season emied Aug. 21. That surplus will be applied to a ?2(i,345 deficit left over from last year's season, reducing the outstanding dcW to $10,495. "In view of (the festival) having completed its most successful season in 19/2, ending the season in the black with the help of many contributions and the highest If you fail to receive your Telegraph by 5:30 p.m. phone 465-6641 before 6 p.m. and your copy will be delivered. Alton Evening Telegraph 1 :.M:btied Daily by Alton Telegrapb Priming Company PAL 1 ! S COUSLEY preaidt-m. General Manager. STEJ'HtN A COUSLEY editor & Assistant to the Publisher RICHARD A COUSLEY. Vne president and Classified Mgr HENRY H. McADAMS Secretary and Assistant General Manager MEMBER Of THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press is exclusively inutled to the use of publication of ill news dispatches credited In this paper and to the local new» pub fished 'jerem ) Sur.scr.ption price: By earner, bOc wteHy $2 bO per calendar month, by mail JJ7.1W a year, *a 00 six months in Illinois and Missouri t25 00 a vtar, U3.50 six months in all otner states. Mall subscriptions not accepted in 'owns where carrier delivery is available Second Class Pottage paid a> Alton. Illinois 82002 attendance ever, (the board resolves) that plans be made to present a 1973 festival," a unanimous board resolution said. Contributions to this year's festival included $50,000 from the Illinois Arts Council. $38,000 from the Missouri Council on the Arts and $48,050 from the Friends of the Festival fund campaign. Peter Pastreich, managing director of the festival and the St. Louis Symphony, warned the board that having a budget surplus does not mean the event is financially self-supporting. "We had a budget surplus only with the contributions to this year's festival." Pastreich said. "And on'.y with contributions next year can the festival continue." Nicholas Veeder, festival chairman, said the board should commit itself to another season now so that fund-raising programs could start immediately. The budget presented Tuesday showed the festival's 16 folk-rock concerts this ynr earned $361,173 in ticket sales — an average of $22,573 per show. Symphony concerts, featuring the St. Lou's Symphony and guest artisvs and conductors, earned a total of $67,070 — for an average of $5,589 per concert. Emerson, Lake & Palmer, a British rock group, drew the largest paid attendance — 25,7-17 — and brought ?n $54,651 in ticket sales. On symphony nights, the appearance of trumpeter Doc Sever in son brought the largest crowd for that type of event — 5,004 — and made $11,869 in ticket sales. The festival has been presented for four years on the Edwardsville site of Southern Illinois University. Wed. • Thurs. - Fri. - Sot. BROADWAY & MAIN PHODUUE MARKET 2530 E. Broadway, Alton CALIFORNIA EATINQ ORANGES 30 for '1.00 READY TO EAT CANTALOUPES 3 for *1.00 NO. 1 RUSSET POTATOES 20 L bB 11.50 BARTLETT PEARS Lbs. •1.00 We Accept rood Coupons MEMBER THE AUDIT BUREAU Mt OF CIRCULATION Local Advertising Rate* And Contract injormauon or application *t the Itiegraph busmen office. HI EaU Broidway. Alton. IU. 62002 Nn tlunal Advertising RepretenUtisTtt: Br&nham-Moloney. Inc . New York. Cfelcago. Detroit and St. Loult. Could you afford to replace your home at today's prices? 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Two weeks ago, in an interview with newsmen in Milwaukee, McGovern had said he expected Thieu and his colleagues would flee Saigon into exile should a Communist-dominated government take over South Vietnam. "I would expect Gen. Thieu and his cohorts to leave very quickly," he said in that interview. "My guess is that they would leave if I won the election and that there would be an exodus of the top generals and political figures out of the country and that emerging behind that would be (a) coalition that would be willing to deal with Hanoi." McGovern's remarks today came as he prepared for appearances for later in the day where he planned to charge that the Nixon administration is virtually abandoning Jews in Russia and Israel while overlooking their needs in the United States. Taking the offensive on an issue that has been something of a plague to McGovern for several months, the South Dakota senator said Nixon "has been silent in the face of the continued persecution of Soviet Jews." As for Israel, McGovern said, "the administration's objective ... is not to insure the security of Israel but to expel the Russians from the Middle East. "Once that objective is achieved,' 'McGovern said in a speech to the New York Board of Rabbis, "Mr. Nixon will again pressure Israel to withdraw without the basic guarantees of safety that only direct negotiation can insure." McGovern repeated his intention of standing by Israel If he becomes president. He attempted to dispel, as he has in past appearances before Jewish groups, a belief among some Jews that his plans to cut the U.S. defense budget by over $30 billion during the next three years would jeopardize Israel's security. But for the first time in any recent McGovern speech 94 airmen lost to a Jewish group, the senator dwelt heavily on domestic issues, including crime in the streets, poverty and old age security. "It does no good to have a decent job if you do not feel safe in your own hallway or your own elevator," McGovern said. "In New York City this year there will be 2,000 murders. And these will be just part of the steady increase in crime in America since my opponent promised to return the nation to law and order." McGovern also called attention to the 250,000 Jews in New York City who he said live below the poverty line. "They have not benefited from antipoverty programs as much as others in New York, either because they are ineligible or because they are discouraged from applying," he said. In another speech for a noon rally for Soviet Jews, McGovern said their plight "cannot be buried under our efforts to expand world trade and cultural contacts. It cannot be an afterthought to our efforts for world peace." At stake in 1972 are the party allegiances of 5.9 million American Jews of all ages — nearly 2.5 million of them living in the New York area. For the first time in recent American history they are widely expected to give the Democratic candidate less than overwhelming support. March 30 Edwardsville school case By GEORGE ESPER SAIGON (AP) - The U.S. Command reported today that 94 American airmen have been lost in North Vietnam since the start of the Communist offensive last March 30 that was met by sharp escalation of the U.S. air war against the North. The toll increased to 94 with the delayed announcement that three fliers and two F4 Phantoms were lost last Saturday and Sunday. One man, Marine 1st Lt. Barrel Borders, 33, of Herrin, III, was rescued. A total of 84 American jets have been downed in North Vietnam since March 30, the U.S. Command said. Hanoi Radio has announced the names of more than 20 of the fliers who it said were captured. Borders' F4 was shot down by a North Vietnamese MIG Saturday near the Laotian border 92 miles southwest of Hanoi. He was picked up despite a haU of fire that damaged two rescue helicopters. The other Phantom, a Navy plane, was downed Sunday by a surface-to-air missile 24 miles northwest of Thanh Hoa. The U.S. Command also announced that three American advisers were among those wounded Tuesday when North Vietnamese gunners fired a total of 1,200 artillery and mortar shells into government positions in and around Quang Tri. 'tis the canny saver we like V see! Our favorite mascot "McASTRO" tells us that "Canny" is the way to be when it comes to your savings. It means wise or knowing .., skilled and expert. And you're wise when you save with usl Continuous compounding and monthly or quarterly dividends make a difference as your savings growl Passbook Savings . . . 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C-Xa 0 AND LOAN ASSOCIATION (Continued from Page 1) require both the teachers and the board to accept a decision by a neutral third-party arbitrator on grievance issues. The teachers are willing to accept binding arbitration but the board wishes to retain the present system of advisory arbitration. Advisory arbitration allows the District No. 7 board to reject a third-party decision if it is not to the board's liking. David Shonkwiler, EEA president, said there were only three grievance filings by distinct teachers during the 1971-72 school year. None of the grievances reached the terminal stage which required third-party advisory arbitration, Shonkwiler said. The Telegraph reported Monday that compromise agreements had been reached pertaining to salary, classroom size, severance pay and sick leave allowance. The teachers and board have set a base salary of $7,900 for teachers with a bachelor's degree in their first year. Also, the disputing sides agreed to increase annual sick leave from 12 days to 13 days and teachers will be allowed to accumulate 150 days sick leave compared to 140 days previously. Classroom sizes will be determined by school principals in discussion with teachers. PRE-FALL SALE of MEN'S "MANHATTAN DRESS SHIRTS Torque Custom Limited and U-30 Outstanding assortment of solids, stripes and prints by this outstanding maker of fine dress shirts. Sizes !4'/2 to !6'/2. 4 99 3 for $14 Buy Your Season's Supply Now At These Special Prices! 62O EAST THIRD STREET* ALTON, ILLINOIS. PHONE 465-4483 or ST. LOUIS 355-0402 Doily 9 to 51 Monday & Friday 9 to 91

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