Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 27, 1968 · Page 38
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 38

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, June 27, 1968
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ALTm EVENING THURSDAY, JUNE 27,1968 Personnel Granted Pay Hike The last amendment to the Alton city appropriation ordinance, granting some salary increases to library personnel, plus other changes, was approved at the city council meeting Wednesday night. The salary of the bookmobile clerk-driver was hiked from $3104311 a month to $310*320. The library assistant tt was boosted from $277-$287 to $800*$J10 a month, and the library assistant I was hiked from $242-$252 a month to $300$310. The sum of $7,560 was added in both the parks division and playground and recreation for contractual services, to be used for planning contracts in connection with renovation and new facilities. factorily without sending park employes to do the work. If the department did it, he said, it will cost the taxpayers considerable money. The complaint was referred to the traffic, safety and side* walks committee and Gerald Bacus, director of public works. Bactis said today the permit for the work was issued to Al< ton Water Co. and the contractor, was Grabbe Construction Co. He said the difficulty arose because of some trees planted In the park area and that. Dr. Moore's complaint probably ma filed because the construction site was not resodded. Washpun Released On $2,000 Bond The contingency fund was reduced from $16,383 to $15,633 and $520 was added to the capital outlay in the sewer fund to purchase two calculators. In the police department $2,700 was added to the capital outlay for the purchase of two new radar units, an<! the travel and subsistence fund was increased from $10,513 to $11,894. In other action, Dr. Camer on W. Meredith of 2010 Chapin PI., was appointed to the library board to replace Robert Duncan, a Southern Illinois University professor, who, .resigned. Dr. . Meredith also' is an STU professor. * ' Reappolnted to the library ' board wore John E. Greenwood, 607 State St., and Mrs. William Middleton, 1826 Seminary. All three terms expired July 1, 1171. . John Eichorn of 113 East Elm St. was granted a special com mission to act as guard at the Alton Banking and Trust Co. ' The commission expires May 1, 1969. . A' complaint about some waterline construction . through HaskeH Park through Royal Street to 12th Street was lodged with the mayor and. council by the Alton Park and Recreation Commissions. Dr. Gordon F. Moore, president of the commissions, said sonic damage had occurred to the sidewalk that runs along the entire east side of Haskell Park, and that the, manner in which the construction had been completed "is entirely unsatisfactory and actually is a disgrace to park property." Dr. Moore said the commission wondered how the , sidewalk and adjacent property can be restored satis- Odis Washpun Sr., 51, of 2214 Elizabeth St., surrendered to St. Charles County, Mo., officials Wednesday and was released on $2,000 bond in a shooting last Sunday at Alton Lake Beach. Washpun is charged with assault with intent to kill in the shooting of Frank Brown, of 1127 Hampton St., Alton. St. Charles County sheriff's deputies said Washpun is suspected of shooting Brown after he found Brown and Miss Willetta Nunn seated in a car at the park. Deputies said Washpun apparently was angry over Brown's attention to Miss Nunn who Washpun considered his girl friend. Alton police records show that Washpun admitted shooting Miss Nunn, of 1124 Milnor Ave., Alton, in.1966. Washpun is a widower and the father of seven children, Brown is In serious condition at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louts County, with bullet wounds of the head. In 1966, Alton police quoted Miss Nunn as saying that Washpun would "kill me if he found me with anybody else." Miss Nunn's comment followed an incident in which on May 31, 1966. in which Washpun admitted having shot the Miss Nunn. In I960, Washpun was acquit- ed in the fatal shooting of James KeDy, of 2130 Salu St., Alton, and the wounding of Kelly's unmarried sister, Dorothy, Wash- pun claimed he shot Kelly in self-defense. With Speeding Police were cracking down on speeders Wednesday. Two Wood River motorists were charged with speeding Wednesday night after State Police reported they - clocked two autqs at 70 miles per hour in a 50 mile zone on Rte. Ill near the intersection with Rte. 67.. .:...• , ,. v ;:,' , v\ Arrested by Trooper Robert Whitmore were Rodney Royse, 20, of 568 N. 5th St.; Wood River; and William Walsh, 19, of 663 N. 2nd St., Wood River. Theodore Timothy Sigite, 16, of' 5224 Wickway Drive, Alton, was charged with speeding after Alton police reported they clocked his auto at 85 miles per hour in the 50 mile zone on Rte. Ill at Golf Road. Alton police arrested four motorists in the 2200 block of State Street and charged them with speeding Wednesday night. They included Gary Ray Klinepeter, 16, of to Carroll Wood, Godfrey; Danny Ray Langley, 16, of 1235 Senate St., St. Louis; Richard Alan Spencer, 17, of 2221 Lawton St., Alton;; and William Mandorca Jr.,;pf 1006 DanforthljAve., Alton. Four motorists also were ar- reste'd Wednesday night and charged, with speeding in the 1100 block of Rock Spring Dr. They included Edward Dale Stevens, 16, of 1127 Central Ave., Alton; James Michael Porter, 17, of 1128 Pearl St., Alton; Kristine Dorothy Knutson, 18, of Box 261, Bethalto; and Mrs. Laura atherine Martin, 47, of Rte. 2, Box 84A, Bunker Hill. In and Out of Area Hospitals Alton Memorial ADMISSIONS ; John Terry, Bethalto. Mrs. Essie Adams, East Alton. Robin Eldridge, Cottage Hills. Albert Blase, Haihel. Scott Garrett, Moro. Mrs. Sherrill Copeland, 923 E Seventh. Mrs. JeanetteWiUiams, Bethalto Mrs. Anita Killebrew, Dow. Mrs. Elizabeth Drainer, Jersey ville. Jesse Pyatt, Hardin. Mrs'. Judy Stewart, Bethalto. Mrs. Margaret Bernhard, Bethalto. Jere Stiller, Carlinville. Harry Gustine, 608 Lamport. . Harold Wallace, 2620 Rodgers. Mary Wheeler, Gillespie. Mrs. Mildred Hermann, Wood River. Mrs. Pauline Lehman, Cottage Hills. DISMISSALS Mrs. Nora Parsons, East Alton Mrs. Norma Winters, Jersey vllle. Kevin Ringhausen, 5004 Bedford Mrs. Sandra Hornsey, 1505 Ohio John Robinson, Elsah, Roy Hosto, Worden. Kenneth Stoner, 900 Washington Michael Wock, Jerseyville. Clarence Grover, Hartford. Gary Champa, East Alton. Mrs. Sharon Pickering, Bethalto John Campbell, Bethalto. Mrs. Ethyl Bradfiscb, Grafton. Joseph Martin, Bethalto. Robert Patterson. Rte. 1, Alton. Edgar Mattingly, 2403 EbWer. Mrs. Donna EVerett, 2000 Ridge. Mrs. Donna Mrfrko, Roxana. Mrs. Dorolfcy McDevitt, E, Alton Tracy Gary, East Aljgffi, Mrs. Violet Potter, EwTAlton Francis Brown, JerseyvUJe. Romade Shorter, 2704 Amelia. Mrs. Helen Fitzgibbons, Jerseyville. Harold Killebrew, East Alton. Mary Turner, 33 Sullivan. DISMISSALS Mrs. Wanda Barton, West Alton. Mrs. Monie Calvey, 1423 Monroe Gena Dick, Wood River. Cathy Gibbons, Bethalto. Mrs. Ardell Hayden, Elsah. Mrs. Daisy Jenkins, 124 Elm. Julie LaTempt, Wood River. Belinda Lempns, Bethalto. Mrs. Helen Lewis, DoW. Mrs. Bernice McMillan, 2430 Judson. Mrs. Karen Messick, Wood River Mrs. Lucille Narup, 2134 Marquette. Mrs. Kay Paynic, Wood River. Russell Phelps Jr., Wood River. Mrs. Thelma Russell, East Alton Mrs. Dolores Take, Edwardsville Nathanial Thompson, 1803 Alby. Essie Yancy, 1010 Alton. St. Anthony's ADMISSIONS Mrs. Lois Markham, Moro. Mrs. Velda Pittman, Dorsey, John Baumeister, Bethalto. Walter McLain, East Alton. Mrs. Sheila Rowland, Wood River. Mrs. Laveda Kuhn, 2614 Bostwick. Luther Rhodes, Wood River, Mrs. Bertha Blasa, Grafton. DISMISSALS Marsha Shaw, 1100 Cardinal Elmer Bechtold, Dow. William Bryant, Cottage Hills. Mrs. EUa Welch, 2618 Plalnview ra McClintock, 1615 JoeeUng. Mrs, UUdrod Long, 2119 Rockwell. ifrs. Ethel Joyce, 2414 Judsofl, Betty Norman. Jerseyville. St. ADMISSIONS John North, 1925 Alby. Ttwnas Wilson, 2816 SaJu, Mre. Bertiu Dooley, 620 A Mr«. EjteUe Bynjjfljj, f|5 Park. Mrj, Adeje Carter, Eajt Alton. Mjt. Berate? Thorp*, Edwards- Vflfc, ' « pflWffW^' P" THHH WpW 'Vj'IW^PWMW Wood River Township ADMISSIONS Mrs. Gertrude Nussman, East Alton. Mrs. Margie Daugherty, Cot- Kelley, 1164 Ferguson, Mre, Clover Buckner, 761 Purvis Omherty Harlan, East Alton. Edgar Short, East Alton. Mrs. Lavona Nizinski, Hartford. John Yearwood, Roxana. Dianna Walston, Hartford. Mrs. Emma Stewart, 433 Korreck. Mrs. Mona Greentee, Edwardsville. x ' DISMISSALS Harold Southward, Hartford, Donald Bryant, East Alton. Mrs. Bertha MaUory, 48 Harnett Robert Wilson, Edwardsville. Kerry Pitt, Bethalto. James Morris, East Alton. Mrs. Jane Elaine, East Alton. Mrs. Glea Booten, East Alton. Caron Drury, 570 Park Lane. St. Joseph's Highland ADMISSIONS Mrs. Lena Poos, Edwardsville. Mrs. Ethel Shaw, Edwardsville. Mrs. Genevieve Traina, Edwardsville. DISMISSALS Mrs. Dorothy Hair, Rte. 1, Edwardsville. Mrs. Beatrice Richardson, Edwards^, Robert Doyle, Edwardsville. Glenn Neal, Edwardsville. Mrs. Roberta Munzert, Glen Carbon. Mrs, Ina Nekola, Glen Carbon. Boyd Memorial Carrollton ADMISSIONS Joy Pruitt, Eldred. Mrs. Helen McGlasson, Eldred. Richard Bell, White Hall. DISMISSALS Mrs. Ella Shumway, Alton. Mrs. Kathleen Rawe, Carrollton Mrs. Dora Kirby, Fleldon, John Stoley, Kimpevllle. Lawrence Button, White Hid}. Jersey Community ADMISSIONS Mrs. Shirley Smith, JerseyvUlt. Mrs. Dorothy Russell, Caholda. Kenneth KroescheJ, Medora, Katherine Goetten, JerseyvUto. Mrs. Alice Snyders, Hardin, DISMISSALS Jesse Pyatt, Hardin. Jesse Greger, JerseyvlUe. Mrs. Patricia Bee/, Brighton. Michael Hutchina, Graftal. You and your Family are invited to the Fifth Annual Fireworks Show • ' ' • ". ' ' '. . : Wednesday, July 3rd 9:15 P. Itt our pJeaiure to bring Y9V thlM biy tiHwwkt ibow in apfrec/aHon o/ potoooasre in all ot our member 1(9^1. "'IDA' mstnfi Tn 'O'owntown 'A'lton ippi Rain Data . Friday, July 5Hi Presented by This Year's Spectacular Display Will Be Fired From a Mississippi Lime Co. Barge Just Upstream From Alton Locks & Dam! Bigger and better them ever Moral Mew large bursts...more action and a Imiger shew than last yearl Don't miss It!! Downtown Alton has made every effort to equal or •wrpOH most firework, ,how* |p Hid area. Mnfllht family . . . en|oy a fhrlHIng show brought to you by your favorite Downtown woreii ' ALTON MUNICIPAL BAND Beginning at 8:00 P.M. In Riverside Park

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