Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 2, 1972 · Page 17
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 17

Alton, Illinois
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Saturday, September 2, 1972
Page 17
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In control An unidentified gunman, with pistol at (he ready, holds Sheila Edellc as a hostage after he tried to rob a Brooklyn, N.Y., check cashing agency Friday. The gunman was shot and killed by police moments after he released his tearful young hostage .and tried to escape in an automobile. Miss Eddie was one of two hostages held by the gunman. Both were em- ployes at the cashing agency. (AP Wirephoto) Rain touches off 16 accidents in. 3 hours in Alton Rain Friday afternoon touched off at least 10 accidents in Alton within the space of about three hours Including a three-car accident involving no drivers. A car being towed from the scene of a previous accident at 5th and Ilidgc Streets dropped from the towtrnck and crashed into two cars parked on the east side of Ridge Street. The car, owned by lona Cravens of Brighton, had be. j r. in an accident moments earlier when Mrs. Cravens was pulling out: from an intersection at 5th and Ridge into the path of an America'i Cab being driven by Lonnie. McGiffen of 117 Market St, McGiffen's cab couldn't, stop on the rain-slickened street. Mrs. Cravens was charged with failure to yield. She suffered minor leg injuries. A car driven by William ,T. Weirich of 3861 Horn ^t. swerved off Washington Avenue Friday afternoon, jumped the curb, plowed through a parking sign and three parking meters, came back onto the street, and continued south. Moments later Weirich's wife called police and (old them he had been involve'! in an accident and had bran drinking. There were three witnesses to the incident. Police later arrested Weirich at his home, char»int; intoxication, destruction of property, failure to report the incident, and failure to slay within boundaries of a traffic lane. In other accidents, a ca' 1 driven north on Milton Road by Ollie Sparks, 65, of Goi- frey pulled into the left turn lane and a car behind driven by Kevin S. Mueller of 3S-52 Horn St. could not stop In time to avoid a rear-end collision. In a similar incident, a car driven east on the Beltline by Robert DeCourcy, 25, of Godfrey, was making a left turn and was involved in a rearend collision with a car driven east by Alfred Shulz, 26, of Godfrey. Another car driven by Beverly Ruckman, 24, of Brighton also stopped to make a left turn at the intersection of State and Delmar Streets and was involved in another rear-end collision with a car being driven by Ted Roussequ, 40, of 604 State St in Godfrey. Lyle Madison, 25, of C14 Spruce St. was making a left into Spruce Street form the westbound lane of East 7V\ street and was involved in another rear-end collision with a car being driven by Louis Federle, 44, of U24 Vernie St. In another Milton Road accident, a car driven nor.1i by Joseph Sasck, 16, of 603 Easlon St. stopped to yield to another auto, and another rear-end collision follower! with a car driven by Jouri Malvin, IS, of Greenfield. A car driven south on Church street by Jane Brcii. 25, of 3910 Kent St. in East Alton was pulling left oiilo Mather street and collided with a c;ir driven by Harry Munson, 23, of 2710 Krug St. A car driven by Mary Jane Walford, 22, of '2707 College Ave. rounded a curve on Sanford Ave. and slid into the path of a car driven by Joseph L. Greenwell, 32, of 710 Royal SI. Also on Milton Road, a ca>driven by Joseph Ulrich, 68, of 3734 Aberdeen swerved to avoid hitting a stalled car and ran into a c a r driven by Cecil Wenzel, 49, of 3861 Western, Alton. A car driven by Simeon K. Miller, 38, of 309 East 7th St. was stopped in the eastbound lane of 6th St. after a previous accident when it was struck by a car driven by Luaun Stone, 17, of Godfrey. Earlier the Miller car had lost control entering a curve at Liberty and 6th Streets and .slid into the path of an auto driven by Bruce .]. Weber, 22, of 1000 Diamond St. Another accident occurred on Main St. when a car driven by ' Ruby Mathcws, 25, of Godfrey made a left turn into the path of a car driven by William Anton, 23, of 1712 Clawson St. McGovern charges disputed WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department has disputed claims by Democratic presidential nominee George McGovern that the President is not interested in Israeli security and that the number of Jews leaving Russia has drop|x>d. State Department spokesman Charles Bray, referring to remarks McGovern made Wednesday before the New York Board of Rabbis, said "the department can find nothing in the record which appears to resemble the views attributed to" tlu? President. McGovern was quoted as saying that the Nixon administration is not interested in Israeli security but in the expulsion of the Soviet Union from the Middle East. Maddox has own tv show, all about America, greatness By DALLAS LEE Associated Press Writer ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) Georgia's Lt. Gov. Lester Maddox, who walked out on ABC's Dick Cavett Show last year, walked onto his own TV show Friday night and said it was going to be "all about America and what makes it great." Maddox stumped for patriotism, told a chicken joke and interviewed guests Johnny Desmond and Jeanne Dixon during the 30-minute pilot broadcast, which he hopes to market as a syndicated talk show. However, the production failed to provide the" spontaneity which made the outspoken Maddox's two appearances on the Cavett show so memorable. (He walked out on Cavett the first time; Cavett walked out on him the next.) For one thing, there was no one with whom Maddox could disagree. Lester Maddox^ in battle is a n unpredictable commentator on human events who can display a wide range of emotions, from authentic backwoods humor to near- tearful anger. But in this first of two pilot shows, he was uncharacteristically single- tracked. When he complimented Desmond, the singer responded by saying, "I've long been an admirer of your views on things." And seeress Dixos made no exciting predictions. She talked about her religious faith with the former Georgia governor, who is a Baptist lay preacher. He squeezed in the gospel- singing Statesmen Quartet after brief, awkward conversations with his first two guests. Alton Evening Telegraph Saturday, September 2, 1972 B*5 Former Atty. Geti, Johl N. Mitchell, right, talks with Kenneth W, Parkin* son, attorney for ths President's re-electtoti committee, outside a deposition hearing in Washington Friday in the $1 million suit by the Democrats against the five men charged with bugging the party's Watergate headquarters. Mitchell's testimony was cut short when lawyers for the five filed a motion to slop all proceedings. 3Iitchell was head of the re-election committee at the time of the incident. (AP Wirephoto) ++M ** ++l + W+i IDAMtoBPM _ MONDAY ONLY SUPER SPECIALS !!f men's c.p.o. jackets ^ AFTER SALE 5.49 Smart, warm jackets with Western yoke, button cuffs & two front pockets with buttons & flaps. Choose from solids & plaids in great colors. Reprocessed wool/linen / rayon / nylon blend. S-M-L. +* scripto lighter ' See Thru Vue Light- _^M YTI f\ er - the lighter that 1 / ^ lets you know when I fuel is low. ^L AFTER SALE 3.16 ' >^. . 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