Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 6, 1961 · Page 22
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April 6, 1961

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 22

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, April 6, 1961
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Section 3 Pftge* 23*34 ** '— • li II i._ -r-t- Established January 15, 1838. ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH ••- -a* rlfim ALTON, ILL,, THURSDAY, APRIL 6,1981. 5c Per Copy Member of The Associated PMMM Insurance Companies Between Rates, Drivers sattmi policies during says Chester Kellogg, vice dent of the Alfred M. Bet Co. Thnt was during the worst depression of the century. S The stfiieeJie has Insurer* strain '8 CWftWMI- the 1930*, gay It Is too arbitrary, that it Is irted to discriminate injustly by 50 per cent by 197 Youngsters are By AP NEW YORK Writer (AP) - "II least the race is \*eN organized. i lnK _l hel Il the Jockey is an expert and the «*""• « we can't teach people to drive we'll be in one awful fix," said the worried vice president of a company that gambles on your surviving an automobile ride. "How would you like to have an average loss of $80 million a year for the past 10 years?" he asked. "Thnt Is What automobile insurers deaths horse knows what It's doing. The bettor hns a chance to win. Do swers. Utite Increases have cut losses recently. Bui the computers have been unable to flip out the we?" "Why not <juil the he was asked. "Because we can't he said. trump card solution. . . ' Insurers claim that as long a.« business j ms[R MK yeaf flre nlgher {han ! last, the Industry will face dtffi afford to, "' c ,,|HeK. This year's rates, they inote, ;irp based on Inst year's ex "We're like the homeowner whojperienrr. yells about spending money to! "They hnvr to take a shellack- dumping too many drivers Into the expensive assigned risk category. Insurance men question if It rnn face the army of male drivers under 25, the so-ended 2-C sroup whose I-A physical vigor makes it the worst car insurance risk. Studies show the group will grow only the greatest worry, they're the great lope too. Many companies are helping support driver education programs in secondary schools. And, they sny, It procures immediate re suits. Some now reward "educated" drivers with 10 per cent off their rates. Next to education? Tough po licemen. Some Insurance com panies suggest strict Initial driver tests and followup exams. Licensing for life? It's like giving a ball player a lifetime rnilrnrt, they say Smaller rars might help lower rates for some people. The reason Ing: the smaller the car the smaller the repair bill, the lower the horsepower the milder the injury. Som companies already give 10 per cent off. Repair bills, however, hatfe climbed steeply in the p»st de- riiHo. fri one 12-year span, says the Insurance Information Institute, the cost of parts went up 2^4 times and labor costs almost as much. Big tall fins mean big bills. Customer claims and Jury awards tmve been nimed vertically, loo, the Insurers say. In a 10-year period, one in- istirance group found average awards by Chicago Juries spiraled from $7,690 to 3$1,011. It notes that Juries often s«t the pace (W <)Ut< Searching for solutions, companies have attacked the problem internally — reducing afmt commissions and Installing Iflbof. saving machines. Some tRra merged to sell a broader line Of Insurance. Most are experimenting with policies. heat the house when the tempera- have lost on traffic deaths andi( Ure drops. He knows he ran't af- brokcn bodies." i ford th p o)) | s l)Ut h( , ,,„„•( f . u , ,„,, His actuaries, he said, presentlyjhent. Might risk tlv are analyzing 195fl's traffic toll, \ health, estimated to have Involved 18 mil- i "Same with us ing before getting any rate Kliminate sell- lion persons, 46,000 of them fatally,(ing the car insurance line and we "You know," he said, "the fel-jmighl lose tin- house insurance* low who bets on a horse knows too." ." says Kellogg, whose com puny gathers impartial Informa family's'(ion on insurance companies. Most recent prescription for the ailments is thr safe driver plan,; the odds are against him. But at The only comparable stretch of plan has kicked up a storm. Somej ; used in vnriou.8 forms in 33 states; ' »nd the District of Columbia. j Tested but still unproved, the! Children: Register for FREE tickets to sea "101 Dalmatians." Drawing Saturday morning. \ FRESH WHOLE U.S. INSPECTED 2,!,!; 89c BEEF MINUTE STEAKS. «*• 85c | 2 LB> "7Oc i .ox 7*1 I A-G BRAND FLOUR WIENERS . . , HUNTER'S THICK SLICED BACON : GROUND BEEF 3 - $ 1°°« J • SMOKED LINK iSAUSAGE " GROUND CHUCK .... • 69c ROPE SAUSAGE fli 49c| Our Very Own ^ PORK SAUSAGE . . . 4- $1.00 BOLOGNA 3" $1.00 J LB. BAG MAXWELL HOUSE COFFEE Ib. 65 C ice Cream - 69 FREE! Fluffy Dumplets with KLUSKY NOODLES. Carnation Chunk Style 27c TUNA . . | A.G. Brand Shurfresh A New Home Is For All The Family Let A Low Cost First Federal Home Loan PUT YOU IN THE HOME OF YOUR CHOICE 6% 4%% QUALIFIED HOME LOANS PER ANNUM CURRENT DIVIDEND $ Green Acres GRASS SEED MICH. PEAT FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION STATE AND WALL • ALTON Phone HO 5-2555 Oleomarjarine 2- BZ STRAWBERRY PRESERVES 2 LB CQc JAR yy 19c WITH DURATEX Nabisco VANILLA WAFERS. Limit 12 Oz. $1.98 $1.19 1 It Won't Burn Lawns GOLDEN VIGORO 35' $3.95 •!T$ Yellow ONIONS 3 •> 13 C I Red POTATOES . . CUCUMBERS . '; Wlnosop APPLES . . . -"N"EW"^ USEFUL PROTEIN CEREAL by QUAKER 1e SALE LUX SOAP MILNOT BIRDSEYE FROZEN DINNERS . GARDEN GATE CUT BROCCOLI. Hkga. NEW! A-G ENRICHED WHITE BREAD LARGE LOAVES 25 89c . 2 19c 4 49 C I 40 Siie GRAPEFRUIT ... 10 39c V^V"*^^r ^^V'^^S'" SANDRAN VISCOSE $ SANDRAN TWEED 100% 49 NYLON YD. TWEED INCH-ILI«HT "B" group Brown and white with russet and black and while marble "C" group and deluxe colors slightly (Ugber. and smaller latest colors- while they last. Cost ot Adhesive. fusne WALL TILE Colors used .\* With tight und bright trims • re suitable ( o r kitchen and bathroom walls. Unau- met 100 su. ft. «r wall tile only W plus tfct cost ot mat tic. iVidKV'cilM *1 29 »• HARLEQUIN TWIHKLCW LINOLEUM + I iMLAin TILB 7*10 . , tBfc^l^'jRjMR^^HPw | INLAID TILE 7x12 SANDMAN Armstrong's and Gold Seal RUGS uu",u*3.4! ^likhilv UiimttKtid RUBS,. "1.96 (ANDRAN DIAL CL 4-2457 19W.Fer|UM>n WOOD RIVER

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