Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 7, 1972 · Page 18
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 18

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, September 7, 1972
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Telegraph Thursday, Sepl. 7, 11)72 Two girls robbed Two twnage school girls WBfe fobbed by other girls to the Vicinity Of East Junior High $dK»l In Alton Wednesday afternoon, police said. M e ! i n d a Graves. 14. daughter of Mrs. Joann Graves of 828 Washington Ave. was walking along Washington Avenue aflcr school when three other teenage girls approached her, according to police, and took her purse. After removing $2 from the purse they gave it hack to Melinda. Later in the afternoon two girls approached Ann Phillips, 16-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Phillips of 2915 Westminster St., Godfrey, and demanded her purse with threats of a beating and other verbal abuse. After taking 75 cents from the girl's purse it was returned and she was threatened with a beating if she didn't bring more money with her today. Police are investigating both incidents. In other police news a 33- year-old Belleville woman was arrested by Alton police Wednesday on a charge of intoxication when officers found her unconscious in her car at Alton State Hospital. Officers were called to the hospital and when they arrived they found her in the front scat of her car. At 1:44 a.m .today police arrested a Brighton man on charges of intoxication and driving on the loft side of the road. Todd Rounder McKee of 207 Cindy St.. in Brighton was spoiled driving east on College Avenue by officers who said Iv was weaving his car back and forth. Officers stopped McKee at College and the Beltline where thev made his arrest. At 3:15 a.m. today police arrested Alvin George Middlecoff, 25. of 2378 Birch St., on charges of intoxication, having no city vehicle license an d a boundary lane violation. Police said that they watched Middlecoff driving at high speeds north on Central Avenue at K'.liotl Street during which he also crossed back and forth in traffic lanes. Middlecoff was approached by police at State House C i r c 1 e where he was arrested. At Illinois convention Demos begin shaping platform Memorial services Tlip Olympic flag flies at liall staff Wednesday in the Munich Olympic Stadium during memorial service for the 11 Israeli team members killed by Arab guerrillas. On the field are Olympic team members. A crowd of 80,000 filled the stadium to capacity. (AP H'ircphoto) By II. JOSKF HEBERT SPRINGFIELD. 111. (AP) Special-interest groups a 1 tempting to get some of their programs into the s'ato Democratic party platform are getting their chance this week in hearings before the platform committee of t!ie party's state convention. In the first of two hearings, a wide-range of interests, some political candidates and even one Republican parade 1 before the 200-member committee Wednesday at tiic St. Nicholas Hotel. Anothe- session was scheduled ir Chicago today. Less than one-fourth of the committee members were present at the meeting Wednesday as witnesses-ranging from Neil Hartigan, the Democratic candidate f(.r lieutenant governor, to William Rutherford, a former director of conservation in the Ogilvie administration— gave brief presentations. Rutherford, a Peona Republican who recently became the cochairman of the Republicans for Dan Walker organization, said th» Democratic party should push Sears In Downtown Alton Save Now! Sears "Radiance" nylon pile shag 15 bright colors SAVE *80 on 40-s(j. yd. average purchase Regular $9.99 sq. yd. sq. yd. A shimmering shag of high lustre DuPonl nylon pile . . . that's "Radiance". An exclusive new yarn- blending ol lustrous nylon results in beautiful tone-on-tone highlighting. And "Radiance" will keep glowing. ISow"in 15'colors to choose from. SHOP AT HOME. . . WE MAKE HOUSE (-ALLS ... if you can'l come to us we will bring samples of this and other lovely carpets to your home. 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Hartigan suggested 25 areas which the party should in elude in its platform and sam he favors establishment of an Illinois Youth Conservation Corps for young persons no' attending college. The co-p-;, he said, would be modeled after the successful Civil:,in Conservation Corps (CCC) of the 1930s. The corps. Hartigan explained, "would take youths out of their immediate environment and offer tliern both work experience and basic educational skills. The 15 speakers hit on a variety of topics with sevc T.1 persons disagreeing on what the party's stand should ho on the Equal. Rights Ame icl- ment to the U.S. Constitution. Two women—Sandy Keaton of the American Association of University Women and Julia Cihak of the Illinois Nurses Association—urged the Democrats to push for quick passage of the amendment, while James Londrigan of Springfield, a candidate for the Legislature, said he opposed it because, he said, it goes contrary to "sacredly held and traditional distinctions between the sexes." The Illinois Farmers t'nion suggested that the party back legislation to make corooratc farming illegal and urged legislation protecting farmers up to $25,000 against losses suffered because of bankrupt grain elevators. *•••••* •i f\tio coeriAi juSi^* i OUR SPECIAL •Thank You"! FREE GIFTS WHEN YOU SAVE TOP VALUE STAMPS! ROBERT HALL...WHERE THE BUYS ARE IN POLYESTER DOUBLEKNITS THAT NEVER WRINKLE! 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