Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 6, 1972 · Page 3
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September 6, 1972

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

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Alton Evening Telegraph Wednesday, Sept, 6,10RJ A*3 Tons of machinery is busily \vofldiig like ants in the area just west of the Illinois Power Co. plant in East Alton, where land is being torn up for dirt to fill the base for the Berm Highway near the Wood River end of the road. When the pit is completely empty of dirt for the fill, Illinois Power will use the space available for depositing fly ash. This view is from the top of the Mississippi River levee looking north. The area comprises an estimated 15 acres and will be filled with fly ash over tho years. Though dirt is being used for fill, placed over the sand pumped from the river, the Berm Highway level still will be below the levee after the road is built and motorists will not be able to see the river at all while driving along it in that area. The Berm roadbed is being built up there to connect with the new bridge over Wood River Creek. (Telegraph photo by Robert K. Oraul) ^•s&frsi ;/^*i •***&!$•*. : ;v s ?/.»?v; x><"v I- r&Q \ - ~ ~C- 3&j^^*r^™' i *2 - ^^^^^«^^^^S^^^^^^^* '^^^^Sil^lil^^ •• r:-..- : .f:^^^^^^^^ ", &, East Alton ok's another *~ I Rosewood annexation plan By BILL McFADIN Telegraph Staff Writer Another annexation of Rosewood Heights area was approved Tuesday night by the East Alton Village Board. This time, most of the annexed area is business property. The Rosewood Shopping Center, on the west side of Ninth Street and the south side of Airline Drive at the intersection of those two The area also includes ar. streets was brought into the village. Petitions signed by all 'he property owners in the shopping center were presented at the village bo.ird meeting. Village Attorney Francis Manning will draw up an annexation ordinance, which will probably he presented at the board's Sept. 19 meeting. Bethalto will buy two new police cars T\vo new police cars are in Bethalto's future following action Tuesday night by the village board, which started the long procedure for buying the cars by authorizing specifications to be drawn. Mayor Erwin Plegge ti.ld the board the specifications should be in the board's On. 2 meeting, with bids opened on Nov. 6. He said the cars might be delivered in January or February of next year because police cars are a special order. The Bethaltc board meets only once each month. apartment building behind the shopping center, according to Village Clerk Lawrence Darr. Also approved, on a rare split vote, was a bid by a Collinsville firm for audiovisual equipment for the police department. The high bid of $6,463, by Revideo of Collinsville was accepted over a bid of $6,175 by Sales Dynamic Supply of St. Louis. Police Chief Fred Bright said the low bidder did not include a warranty, classroom training or equipment maintainence in his bid and "it was worth the difference to have these." The purchase was approved on a 4-2 vote, with Trustees Wayne Buttry and Bill Ma'his voting against the measure. Buttry had previously opposed the purchase because ,of the cost, though state grants will pay 75 per cent of the price and local funds are liable fin- only 25 per cent. The monoy comes from a grant by the Illinois Law enforcement Commission. In other action, the board gave final approval to the tax levy for 1972-73, totaling $367,684. The village's total appropriations for the period will be $998,314. A Division of the S. S. Kresge Co. OPEN MON, & FBI, NITES TILL 9 P.M. — SUN, 12 NOON TO 5 P.M. DISCOUNT: s EE All Lines of Insurance Homeowners, Fire, Auto, Boat, Commercial Life, Accident, Health BROAD RIDGE AGENCY Don VanMeter, Mgr. 311 Ridge 462-9217—Evenings 254-1853 Ogilvie in East Alton for brunch; Scott to speak Sept. 16 in Alton Gov. Richard B. Ogilvie will make a third campaign trip into Madison County Sunday for a "Coffee-with-the Governor" session at the Lewis and Clark Restaurant in East Alton. Tickets for the brunch, which will run from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., are available for $2 from Dr. J.B. Johnson, 4420 Briarcliff, Alton, and Ray Bury, 115 Eiffel Dr., Godfrey. At another event for Gov. Ogilvie, New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller will be a special guest at the Metro- East Salute to Gov. Ogilvie on Sunday in Belleville. It will be held at the St. Clair County Fairgrounds in the Belle-Glair Exposition Building from 4 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $2.50 pa- person and include a box lunch, refreshments and entertainment by top St. Louis area bands. Gov. Rockefeller will deliver the keynote address at the salute event. Meanwhile, a campa'yn visit by Congressman Roman Puckinski, D-Chicago and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator, has been canceled because of a scheduling conflict. Pucinski had been scheduled to address business and labor leaders at Charley's Place in Granite City Wednesday. Attorney General William Scott will be the featured guest speaker few the GOP County candidates fund raising dinner at the Stratford Hotel Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. Congressman Paul Findley will hold his seventh annual "trail ride" in Carlinville Sept. 15,16 and 17. DOL Big & Tall Men's Clothes Department Sizes Up to 60 LA SUPPLIES forBack'to-Schoolers; We have everything you need but the teacher. HONKE PHARMACIES Wood River and Edward»ville Rd. Wood River 854-3873 8rd and Henry Alton 465-4889 Open Daily 9 to 9— Sunday 9 to 2 PM HONKE'S N. ALTON 2586 State St. Alton PHONE 4664393 Open Daily 9 io 9— Sunday 10 to 2 PM WANTED 8 HOMES THAT NEED PAINTING ALTON, ILL. — Eight home owners in this general area will be given the opportunity of having the new Saw-Kerf Super Steel Siding by Lnited States Steel applied to their homes with optional decorative work at a very low cost. This amazing new product lias captured the interest of home owners throughout ttie United States who are fed up with constant painting and other maintenance costs. It can last for SO yean and provides full insulation summer and winter, as well us fire protection. Our uew product can be used over every type of home, including frame, concrete block, •tucoo, etc. It comes in 7 color* and is now going to be introduced to U\e Alton market. Your home can be show place in your vicinity and we will make it worth your while If we can we your home. For appointment please write (lyi^ii^Hny name, address a phone number) to Jack Johjuon, 11 West Third St. Alton. 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