Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 11, 1972 · Page 3
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September 11, 1972

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

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Jerseyville police arrest six, mostly on traffic charges JERSEYVILLE - City police arrested six persons during the week end with all but one of the arrests relating to traffic offenses. Steven L. French of 609 Spruce St. was ticketed for traveling too fast • for conditions at 2 a.m. Saturday. French pulled into the driveway at the city sewer plant on Fairgrounds Ave. and was unable to slop in time to avoid going through a padlocked chain stretched across the driveway, police said. Patrick C. Karelin, 21, of Grafton was ticketed for illegal transportation of liquor and loud mufflers at 8:40 p.m. Saturday. A passenger in the car, Bruce Mourning, 21, 512 W. Pine St., was charged with Illegal possession of liquor after police found beer in the car. Rickey L. Wellcr, 20, of 108 Hazel, was ticketed for loud mufflers and for careless driving in two separate inc i d e n t s Saturday. Police stopped Weller at 4:40 p.m. for the loud muffler offense. At 10:10 p.m. the car he was driving hit loose gravel and went back across the road and hit a fence on the north side of the Clark Service Station. James Burns, 20, of Grafton, was also ticketed for loud mufflers at 4 p.m. Saturday. Elmer W. Heath, 59, of 715 Arch St. was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident after he had backed into a truck at the East End Tavern at 6:55 p.m. Saturday. In Carlinville, a 13-year-old Cottage Hills girl was injured Saturday afternoon in a mini- bike collision on a country road about three miles south nf Chesterfield in Macoupin County. Sandra Branham was taken to Carlinville Area Hospital following the 3:15 crash. The mini bike Sandra was riding collided at a country road intersection with a car driven by Ronald Reznicek, 25 of Springfield, police said. Alton Evening Telegraph Monday, Sept. 11, 1972 A-3 Public hearing scheduled on downstate ambulance setup The governor warms up Gov. Richard B. Ogilvic signs an autograph 1'or a fan while supporters huddle around to shake his hand. Ogilvie was honored at an East Alton brunch before his trip to Belleville for a fund-raising dinner with Gov. Nelson Rockefeller of New York. The gathering at East Alton was urged to meet with "first family" instead of concentrating on the one politician. The brunch was sponsored by the Citizens for the Re-Election of the Governor. Ogilvie turns on charm Hot air balloon went up from Marquette Park Ski Lift area Saturday evening, carrying Tom Gable of Eureka, Mo., and Drew Caplan, 18, of Ladue, Mo. One of several flights Saturday and Sunday, this one went up over the ski area 2,500 feet out over the river and lauded next to a bean field in Calhoun Comity. Other flights this weekend were made by Caplan's mother, a housewife and one of nine woman balloon pilots in the country. By EARL MAUCKER Telegraph Staff Writer Although Gov. Richard B. Ogilvie has been accused of being "withdrawn," and "not one of the boys," such was not the case Sunday during a brunch in East Alton where the governor turned on the charm and made an unmistakable effort to mix and mingle. Ogilvie. at a brunch in his honor at Lewis & Clark Restaurant, greeted each of the some 400 supporters personally while flash bulbs popped and smiles and handshakes dominated, instead of political rhetoric. There were no formal speeches, no surprise announcements, no press conferences and no slams against opponents He made it clear that that's the way he wanted it. Attending the branch with Ogilvie were his wife and 17- year-old daughter. Supporters were urged to meet the governor and his family to discover "the human being" that heads the state govern- m e n t rather than the politician who builds roads, raises taxes and fights the state legislature. Ogilvie's stop in East Alton was just one in a series of d o w n - s t a t e Sunday camp a i g n i n g . Following the brunch, he left for Belleville for a fund raising dinner where he was joined by Gov. Nelson Rockefeller of New York. "I bet I will shake 10,000 hands today," Gov. Ogilvie emphasized "Today it is strictly campaigning and totally social." Ogilvie supporters lined up to shake his hand while a staff photographer aggressively snapped pictures of each handshake. How all the photos will ever be sorted and distributed is a question unanswered, but it looked good and the people loved it. Even a Telegraph photographer was swamped with requests to take pictures. "Take my picture with the governor and don't forget my wife," came one request. "Take a picture of me taking a picture of the governor," another begged. A state legislative subcommittee seeking to head off the growing crisis in downstate ambulance service will hold a public hearing in Greenville Oct. 4 at 10:30 a.m., a spokesman for the subcommittee said today. "We hope these hearings help us discover more about the growing crisis — especially downstate — caused by inadequate am- Wants ride, too drunk for walking c? A 24-year-old Alton man came into the police station Sunday and insisted on a ride home telling officers that he was too drunk to walk. Police couldn't give him a ride home, but they did provide him a place to stay. Arnold Jacob Weeden, of 2310 Clark St., was charged with intoxication and put in jail at 11 a.m. Sunday. In other weekend police activity officers worked an accident involving cars driven by Sylvester Pascliel, 60, of 611 Central Ave., and William A. Cannon, 78, of 925 McPherson Ave., both Alton, which collided at Henry and 9th Streets Sunday morning. Paschel was driving south on Henry and Cannon was headed east on 9th Street they smashed police said. Paschel was charged by police with disobeying a stop sign. 2 charged in neighborhood dispute ANNOUNCES THAT HIS OFFICE HAS BEEN OVED TO O'ADRIAN MEDICAL PARK 1308 West Delmar—Godfrey, III. A dispute between neighbors in East Alton scrupled Into the beating Saturday afternoon of a 13-year-old boy by 27 and 28 - year - old brothers, who were charged with battery. Police were called to the end of George Street at 1:46 p.m. by reports of a man beating a boy. There, they found 13-year-old Stanley Gade, 444 George, holding his stomach and crying. He told Cpl. John Browning and Patrolman Tom Hettick he was in his yard when Thomas Uoark, 28, 446 George, grabbed him by the ami. The Gade boy said he broke away and ran to Brown Street, where Roark and his brother, James, 27, 610 Porter, Alton, caught him. He said James held him and Thomas hit him. The Roark brothers were charged with battery and released on $1'00 bond each. In another police incident, a 20-year-old Edwardsville girl was charged with theft under $150 after a shoplifting at the J.C. Penney Store in the Easlgate Shopping Center. Susan Deak, 438 S. Buchanan, was stopped by a security guard at the store after allegedly taking a $4 pan- of sunglasses. She was released with a notice to appear in court later. A home burglary was al.so •reported in the village over the weekend, with a- piggy bank containing ?3() taken from the home of Carolyn Dobson, 231 '<> S. Pence. 'A hole was cut in a window screen for the thief to get into the house. OUR SPECIAL •Thank You"l FREE GIFTS WHEN YOU SAVE TOP VALUE STAMPS! Easy Does It! With Knit Botany 500 gives each man a little more than he expects. The newest look is the easy look —relaxed, casual but still pulled together. And this handsome Botany 500 kiK sportcoat is the most comfortable sportcoat you could wear! Only the sleeves are lined (so it's easy to put on and the sleeves keep their shape). 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A Telegraph story on Sept. 1 revealed that Piasa residents were miffed because they saw township equipment used to pave private drives with asphalt while township roads were variously paved with rock, asphalt or oil. Cummings will meet with state highway officials Thursday morning before the meeting with Piasa citizens, Cummings' wife told the Telegraph Aug. 31 that he would wait until this meeting to answer citizen complaints. seriously contemplating dohlg so" the chairman of the committee Rep. Louis Market said. "In some sparsely populated areas," Markert added, "emergencies that require the use of ambulances occur only infrequently during the year; but when they do occur, good service is vitally needed." The Greenville hearing Is last in a series starting In Springfield Sept. 12. The committee seeks testimony from ambulance operators, local government officials, community leaders, state legislators and other concerned citizens, the spokesman said. 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