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PAGE TWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1963 Last Link of Beltline to Rte. 67A Gets Support A propose) to route the Godfrey Beltline from its terminus on E. College Avenue in Alton to Rtc. f>7A in East Alton is receiving official support the Telegraph was told today. Mayors and city and village officials met Tuesday with the State Highway Division at French Village to discuss the route. According to Mayor Charles Vanpreter of East Alton, the new Beltline survey proposes routing, the highway aci-oss Rte. 140 at the Starlight Theater, south along the edge of Olin Mathieson property to the west parking lot of Olin near the new Arlan's store and connecting with Rte. 67 at the "islands" intersection in East Alton. Vanpreter, leading opponent of past state proposals for routing the Beltline, said he is satisfied with Tuesday's proposal submitted by the State Highway Division. He said he opposed past state proposals for routing the highway because the routes would have caused the loss of valuable property. Carlton Laird, Wood River city manager, who was also present at Tuesday's meeting, previously stated that it is better for highways to be routed on the outskirts of urban areas. East Alton officials also expressed this opinion. Other proposals reportedly submitted by the highway department to the local officials were the widening of Rte. 140 from the Starlight Theater near Upper Alton east to Meadowbrook, which is about a 10 mile stretch of highway. It was also reported that the new state survey proposed the widening of Main Street in East Alton, Airline Drive to Rte. Ill in Rosewood Heights and Madison Avenue in Wood River. Other officials present at Tuesday's meeting were: Erwin Plegge, Bethalto Mayor; Paul Louden, Wood River mayor; George Nau- yok and Lucian Ringering, Wood River councilmen; William Linkogle, East Alton village trustee; and Kenneth Nail, Roxana may- Presbytery Says: 'Welcome All Men' Area Presbyterian leaders Tuesday urged church members to welcome "all men into the fellowship of their home, their church, their place of work, and their neighborhood". They also approved expansion of their church and society committee to make the program more effective. Alton Presbytery of the United Presbyterian Church In the WASHINGTON (AP) — The un-j United States of America, meet- ions contended today it is too !ate|j ng n ) Greenville, adopted a res- for the railroads to withdraw, 0 lution offered bv its church Unions Rap Railroad Position BURNED OUT The house where eight children escaped during a fire Tuesday night. The fire started in a room where a 10- After Fire Razes Home... month-old daughter lay sleeping alone. The house is at 1205 Coppinger Road. 'All I Got Out Were My 8 Children,' Mother Reports To Issue Warrants For Fine Collection or. Clarence Dunn, executive secretary of Wood River Township Chamber of Commerce, and a Southern Illinois representative were also present. Iron Company Office Is Damaged by Fire A two - alarm fire at 3:29 this morning caused extensive damage to the East Alton Ornamental Iron Inc., at 170 East St. Louis Ave., according to. company of- Scials. The blaze was confined to one office in the building and burned iirough the ceiling and roof. No estimate of damage w a s given, and no one was reported injured. Second Successful Pershmg Fired BLANDING, Utah (AP)— Another Army Pershing missile made the seven-minute 350-mile supersonic trip from Blanding to the White Sands missile range in southern New Meixco today. Accidentally Shot in Hip JT By Husband Mrs. Clifford Jones, 43, 1109 Diamond St., was accidentally shot in the left hip at the Kentuckian Tavern, 556 E. Broadway, by her husband Tuesday night as he sat and assembled a revolver. A police report indicated that Jones held a single - action .22 caliber Ruger revolver when the gun accidentally discharged and the slug hit his wife in the hip. She was immediately taken to St. Joseph's Hospital for treatment and was later taken to St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Granite City by her husband where she was reported in "satisfactory" condition today. Police in checking out the report said that the bartender of the tavern substantiated the account of the accident given police by Jones. FOR SALE or LEASE Y.M.C.A. BUILDING 2 WEST THIRD ST., ALTON 4 story brick building on lot 82'xl 18'. Has swimming pool and gymnasium with multiple rooms upstairs. Ideal for private club. Downtown location suitable for offices, warehouse, parking lot. For information call Forrest Cockrell, phone 465*6604 oiiji utriiriiiiijidu ivj ^wucv-t ouiijc $15,000 in back fines on the books, Police Magistrate George Roberts said that starting Thursday mittimus warrants will be issued for those owing money. "The warrants will be issued and police will start arresting thoce who have chosen to disregard the warning letters we have sent," Roberts said. Each person owing a back fine had been mailed a letter by his office, the magistrate said, and the letter asks them to moke arrangements to pay the fine. "These people will be brought in under the warrant and will have to pay the fines before being released," he added. Roberts said that he inherited the back fines with the job when he took office. Meanwhile three of 11 persons in the pokey Monday morning are still working off their fines around city hall, Roberts announced a new "get tough" policy the first of the week whereby those arrested will "pay or sit." Two of the three who could not make payment Monday finish up their working time today and the third man, who owed $55 must work a total of 11 days. Prisoners are given the option of sitting out their fines at 50 cents per day or working at the rate of $5 per day. World Population Hits 3. 15 Billion UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) —The U.N. Secretariat estimates the world had about 3.15 billion people at mid-1963, a gain of 81 million in a year. By JOHN STETSON Telegraph Staff Writer "All I got out where my eight children," Mrs. Ruby Gaddy said this morning in describing a fire that Tuesday night destroyed her home at 1205 Coppinger Road. At that she was lucky. Her first knowledge of the spreading flames came as she was preparing her family for bed at the rear of the house. She heard her 10 month old baby Donetta coughing violently in the front room. Walking in Mrs. Gaddy saw a corner of the room with the couch ablaze and smoke swelling ntf in clouds. A moment later, another daugh- tonight, (heir settlement offers in the work rules dispute because Congress has directed that these offers be taken as a starting point for arbitration. Lester B. Schoene. chief counsel for the five operating unions, told a seven-m a n arbitration board assigned to pass on the big issues of the 4"2 -year-old dispute: "This board does not start where the presidential railroad commission started, nor where Emergency Board 154 started. Public Law 108. from which this board derives its sole authority, limits the issues to those on which the parties were in disagreement following their negotiations on the Aug. 2 proposal of the secretary of labor." Schoene referred to reports by two presidential groups, both of which were accepted by the railroads and rejected by the unions. The carriers have asked to hear- biters to disregard all prior con- FORECAST UttfM thurid<sy ** and society chairman, the Rev. Waller Mehl of Edwardsville, calling for this development of attitude. | The resolution also called on pastors and their church members to: "Examine their position concerning the rights of all citizens against the background of their Christian faith; "Speak honestly and boldly It will be slightly warmer in the northeast and the central Rockies Wednesday night. Cooler weather is forecast for the southern and central Plains and the tipper and central Mis- CLOUDY AND MILD sissippi valley. Precipitation will b6 limited to showers in Florida, on the Gulf coast, in the western Ohio and Tennessee valleys and on the north Pacific coast. (AP Wireplioto Map) cessions scratch. and start over from and the need for brotherhood justice, here and now; "Write letters to their representatives in Washington, urging them to enact strong civil rights legislation during the present session of Congress." $500,000 Approved The resolution brought down to Presbytery level the program of civil rights adopted by the church's General Assembly last May. which approved appropriation of $500,000 for it. At the Rev. Mehl's request, The arbitration board, set up by (Presbytery authorized addition Congress last month to head off to his committee of two pastors a nationwide rail strike, began six weeks of hearings Tuesday. The first three weeks will be devoted to the question whether firemen are needed on diesel freight and yard trains. Some 32,000 jobs are at stake. The second three weeks will cover the other question the board was directed by Congress to decide—makeup of crews other than those aboard freight trains. the engines, for Public Health Service OK's Sewer Project The last step before beginning work on Alton's southside interceptor sewer was made Tuesday when the federal Public Health Service approved the project. Public Works Director Paul A. Lenz said a report of the federal agency's approval would be given to the City Council at its meeting ter, Darlene, 1, scrambled out the . The Public Health Service, Lenz front door yelling "fire." A said, is the agency which handles neighbor hearing the child's'the federal grant on the project. NEWS BULLETIN Whether doing the family wash, puttering in the yard, or going shopping Downtown, you will look more youthful in a "Peggy Gee" daytime dress. You will be more comfortable, too, because of the excellent fit of "Peggy Gee" in sizes 10/20 and 12 1 /z/24 1 /z. You will also be more economical, because similar daytime dresses are priced a dollar more than our special price $5.98. You will also know that you got the one dress exactly best for you, because of the wide selection of gingham plaids, neat prints, and solids you had to choose from. Why not try "Peggy Gee" for your next daytime dress? You will be glad you did. screams called firemen. As flames continued licking through the front room Mrs. Gaddy had to hold back her other children and then herded them to the rear of the house where they exited through the back door. None of the children, who range in age from the 10-month-old to a son Otis, 10 years old, were injured. Mrs. Gaddy is seperated from her husband. Mrs. Gaddy, who spent the rest of the night in her mother's home, said the Red Cross called on her this morning and indicated they might be able to help her. She said they told her to submit a report of what was destroyed as soon as she got re-located. High Court to Review Liquor Game Stamp Law SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP)-The Illinois Supreme Court agreed today to hear an appeal testing the State Liquor Control Commission's power to suspend or revoke licenses when a tavern operator holds a federal gambling stamp. The appeal was brought by Kenneth Shoot of Chicago Ridge, who questions the legality of the commission's Rule 20. Rule 20 holds that possession of federal gambling stamps for wagering or coin operated devices is evidence of gambling in taverns. The commission has suspended hundreds of liquor licenses on this basis. In 1962 a Cook County Superior Court decision held that Rule 20 is invalid. The 1st District Appellate Court reversed that finding and upheld the commission. The sewer system had previously been approved by the . State Health Department. The contract for construction of the southside sewer had been approved by the council subject to approval by the federal agency Lenz said, and this approval now clears the way for signing of the contract. Consulting taining quested the the engineers, in approval, had federal agency ob- re- to "expedite" their decision on the matter, Lenz said. Sewer Tile Kills Woman in Crash MARTNSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A 6-foot-long concrete sewer tile bounced off a truck and smashed through the windshield of a station wagon today, causing a crash that killed one woman and injured three men seriously. State police said the tile struck the victim, Mrs. ranees Yates, 35, of rural Martinsville, on the head and caused the station wagon to veer off Ind. 67 just north of Martinsville. Dominican Republic, U. S. Ties Suspended WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department said today that diplomatic relations with the Dominican Republic have been suspended. Economic assistance to the little Caribbean nation has been cut off until further notice. One official said that the United States is not taking the action, "It was taken by those who over threw the government with which we had relations." FINANCING and four laymen. Alton Presbytery covers the counties Calhoun, of Madison, Macoupin, Jersey, Greene, WeatherForecast Alton and vicinity — Mostly cloudy tonight with 30 per cent chance of a shower or thundershower tonight. Not much change in temperature. Low tonight 5055. Thursday partly cloudy and a little cooler, with the high 75-80. Extended Forecast Southern Illinois—Temperatures will average near or slightly below the seasonal normals for the next five days. The normal high is 75-80, the normal low 53-60. Little or no precipitation is expected. 'Zanzibar to Gain Independent Status LONDON (AP) - The British Bond. Monroe, St. Clair, Clinton, and Montgomery, comprising 48 churches. Churches in three localities of the Presbytery were asked to form area committees for investigation of problems growing out of suburban growth. . Those of Edwardsville and Collinsville were asked to form a committee of six to survey the area between the two cities with special regard to the probable impact of personnel influx occasioned by Southern Illinois University. Another task force of six was requested from the Wood River, Moro-Bethalto, and Roxana par- JFK Calls for Farm-City Parity B.v FRANK CORMIER GRAND FORKS, N.D. (API President Kennedy called today fo a "new farm goal—parity of opportunity" with cityfolks — as he went before a cheering crowd of 10.000 to stress local pocketbook issues. Kennedy, who has empharized issues of local concern during the early stages of his Western speaking tour, flew to Grand Forks from Duluth. Minn. A capacity crowd in the University of Norih Dakota field house saw him receive an honorary doctor of laws degree. Hundreds of protectorate of Zanzibar, t h e,others stood outside. clove island of 640 square miles just off the coast of East Africa, will become independent Dec. 10. Agreement to end 73 years of British control was reached Tuesday at a London conference. The island-will become a member of the British Commonwealth. Prior to the President's departure from Duluth. 'Minn., the traveling While House made public the text of his Grand Forks speech, in which Kennedy said: "Parity of farm income is important—but beyond thai, we are gradually achieving a parity be- tween urban and rural peoples In other aspects of life." Kennedy said his administration support program that "comprise the charter of the new farm goal —parity of opportunity—light and power at costs comparable to that in the city—economic and industrial opportunities without leaving the farms and towns — housing equal to that in areas—add adequate metropolitan facilities and opportunities for recreation." At Duluth Tuesday night. Kennedy also bore down on a local problem—depressed conditions in the Minnesota iron mining country where, he said, "The mines have run out. the owners have left and the people remain." Kennedy said his administration favors programs lo retrain jobless workers, put new pressed areas and recession $ll-billion insurance tax cut. life into de- provide anti- through an WORLD SERIES SPECIALS! ishes to consider in the Rosewood the situation Heights and Cottage Hills areas and determine the need for new work. Another recommendation of the national missions committee was for encouragement of Illinois Synod to purchase the best available site possible in the Upper Alton area, for a new church. The other recommendation concerned the Belleville-East St. Louis area. Present at: yesterday's meeting was Champaign attorney John Bresee, now moderator for the Synod of Illinois. The Presbytery approved a report from its strategy committee that the church at Butler, long operating as a joint Presbyterian - Methodist effort, had been designated Presbyterian and had accepted the designation, following long inquiry of the church planning committee of the Illinois Council of Churches. An Altonian, Byron Morgan, elder of the First Presbyterian Church, took his place as chairman of the Presbytery's finance committee. Society to Meet The Illinois State Historical Society will hold its fall meeting Oct. 4, 5 and 6 on the campus of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. WITH Millers' Auto INSURANCE 25,000 LIABILITY 20,000 UNINSURED MOTORIST 1,000 MEDICAL 1,000 DEATH BENEFIT 24 00 6 MO. *No Mule Driver Under 23— Pleasure Use Class 11 No Accident Lust Three Years Robert E. Muehleman Office 406-0551 After B p.m. 462-1887 No Membership Fee MILLERS' MUTUAL OP IUMNOI* SURANCI AUTO • HOMI BUSINESS 5-Tube RADIO 8 In. 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Beach, deceased, will offer for sale by sealed bids the following described property; ( A piece of land fronting Twenty-Seven (27) feet on East Broadway and Eighty-Five (85) feet in depth off the East Side of the following described Lot: A piece of land situated in Block One (I) original plat of the City of Alton, Illinois, platted by Rufus Easton and described as follows: Beginning at a point on the North line of said Block One (I) Seventy-Five (75) feet east of the Northwest Corner of said Block; thence Eastwardly along said North line of said Block a distance of Fifty-Five (55) feet to the northwest corner of a lot owned by Frank J. -Boyle; thence Southwardly along the West line of Frank J. Boyle's lot a distance of Eighty-Five (85) feet; thence Westwardly and parallel with East Broadway Street a distance of Fifty-Five (55) feet; thence Northwardly at right angles with East Broadway Street a distance of Eighty-Five (85) feet to the place of beginning; situated in the City of Alton, County of Madison, and State of Illinois, which is more commonly known and numbered as 13-15 East Broadway, Alton, Illinois. Improved as follows: Two-story brick building facing Twenty-Seven (27) feet on East Broadway and Eighty-Five (85) feet in depth. Ground floor of building is occupied under the terms of a lease to Western Union Telegraph Company, Incorporation and month tq month rent to Ham and Merv Taxi Service. Two upstairs offices are unoccupied. Bid blanks are available at the Trust Department of the Alton Banking & Trust Co.. 620 East Broadway, Alton, Illinois, until November I, 1963. All bids must be returned to the Trust Department, Alton Banking & Trust Co., prior to 2:00 P.M. November I, 1963. Bids will be opened Friday, November I, 1963 at 2:00 P.M. For further information, call Alton Banking & Trust Co. Telephone 462-9221, extension 31. Alton Banking & Trust Co. , Trustee Under Living Trust Agreement of Katherine B. Beach.

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