Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 2, 1968 · Page 3
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July 2, 1968

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

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TUESDAY, JULY 2, 1968 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE A-3 OFF TO THE CIRCUS — A group of children from Alton are shown Monday night as they prepared to board a bus to go to the Shrine Circus in St. Louis. The trip was underwritten, by Burger Chef, Inc., for disadvantage!! youngsters. Several adults accompanied the children as chaperones. Man Charged With ^ ^. \ Theft From Purse George David Gauf, 38, of 715 Henry St., Alton, was arrested by Alton police early this morning and charged with the theft of • $70 from a woman acquaintance's purse. Mrs. Marie Baze, of 620 E. 9th St., told Alton police that she had left her wallet with Gauf as she left her auto to make a telephone call at Alton Plaza, She told police that when she returned to the auto the $'/0 was missing from her wallet. *eople Hurt. .. Explosion A home-made rocket instead of going straight up in Alton Monday blew up, and its 15- year-old builder suffered a lacerated neck which required 17 stitches In close. Jeffrey Hunter, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Hunter of 2706 Hillcrest, constructed the "rocket" with a friend by putting t h e powder from some kind of fireworks into their rocket tube. At countdown time the rocket exploder 1 and a piece .of the casing r'pped into Jeff's neck, which was subsequently stitched in the emergency room of Alton Memorial Hospital. Face Cut A 2-year-old East Alton boy tipped ai 18 horsepower motor over on himself Monday afternoon and suffered lacerations to his head and face. Kevin Dillon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dillon of 295 Bender St., was in .the garage and started to climb up on a rack which holds the outboard. The addition of his weight to one side of the motor rack caused it to tip and strike his head as it partially pinned him. Eight stitches were used to close a laceration to the top of his head and another eight were neoded to the right side of his face. Bird Chaser A Bethalto boy, who was chasing a bird Monday evening, ended up in the emergency room of Alton Memorial Hospital with a cut knee instead of catching the bird. Paul lehmen, 7-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Lehmen of 332 Logan St., was chasing the bird with a friend when he accidentally collided with a short piece of pipe and cut open his right knee. A total of nine stitches, three inside and seven outside were used to close the gash which was bone deep. Wrist Gashed A 16-year-old Cottage Hills boy gashed his left wrist Monday when he accidentally fell against a window which broke. Gary Johnston, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Johnston of 29 Rose Ave., was apparently engaged in some horseplay with another youth, according to his mother, when he slipped and fell hand-first against the window. A total of 14 stitches were used in the emergency room of Alton Memorial Hospital to close the wound. Muny Band to Play At Fireworks Show Alton's Muny Band will hold a concert in conjunction with the Downtown Alton, Inc. fireworks display, Wednesday, in Lincoln-Douglas Square. The concert begins at 8 p.m. with fireworks display scheduled to start at 9:15 p.ni. Featured this week at both concerts, including the normal- ly-schedu'ed Rock Springs Park performance, Sunday, is vocal soloist, Mrs. Dodie Roberts. Selections from the program include the opening march, "Emblem of Unity," children's march, "Cyrus the' Great," and novelty selection, "Quadrille* rom the musical ."Can Can." The West Junior High Schoo band will perform at Sunday's concert, which begins at 8 p.m Next week, Mrs. Petty Bal ster will be guest vocalist, with Alton Box Board feautured in the Industrial Parade. Drink Causes Work Problems For 3 Per Cent Three per cent of America's work force are problem drink- ere, sta'es a new publication of the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce, which Is designed to help employers who have em- ploye drinking problems. The pamphlet states there are 6 million alcoholics in America, and 500,000 of them are in Illinois, The pamphlet contains a question an1 answer section with such problems as how to define an alcoholic, bow to Identify an alcoholic, and what can be done. It also has a reference section listing agencies pd organ* (gallons foncemsd with alcohol* ie treatment, referrals, consul- tallon, research and education. ' Gauf was arrested at 1:05 .m. at 5th and Henry Streets. In other police news, an Alon man's home was burglarized of $23 cash and items valued at $250. Floyd Eby, of 3408 Cali- ornia Ave., told police that burglars forced a window and >tole a 12 - gauge shotgun valued at $150, a platinum w i g worth $100 and $23 in coins. Eby reported the burglary Monday morning. He said that he breakin occurred while he vas in Alton City Jail. Police department records show Eby was arrested al. a.m., Saturday, June 29 and charged with intoxication, dis orderly conduct and assault and >attery on complaints signed by his wife. Eby was released on bond at 6:50 a.m. Saturday. Joseph Case, of 2421 Koehler St., reported to Alton police Monday that a hubcap had been stolen from his car as it was parked in his driveway. Fred Haphcock, of 2112 Orchard St., Alton, reported Monday that tools valued at $50 had )een stolen from his home. About $25 in cash was reported stolen Monday in a burglary at the Spring Street Assembly of God Church, 512 Spring St. Alton police said the burglars apparently forced a door in the pastor's office. Five Hurt In Crash An Alton woman, her three young children and her mother were seriously injured Monday night in a three-car crash in Moline-Acres, Mo. Mrs. Barbara Molloy, 28, of 836 Pearl St., Alton, her children Michael 3, Jennifer 4, and Michelle 5, are listed in serious condition at St. Louis County Hospital. Mrs. Molloy's mother, Mrs. Genevieve Redd, 53, of 1006 Brown St., Alton, also is listed in serious condition. The accident reportedly occurred early Monday night at the intersection of Rte. 67 and Chambers Road in Moline Acres. PRICES 6000 THRU SUNDAY LIMIT RIGHTS RESERVED BOOMING VALUES 5 SUPER DRUG CENTERS • 508 W. DELMAR • 1842 E. BROADWAY • WILSHIRE VILLAGE Come in and See Our Selection of Needs for the Outdoor Chef! • WASHINGTON SO. • 323 BELLE ST. SWIFT'S PARK LANE ICE CREAM 12" PORTABLE BARBECUE GRILL ICE CREAM Assorted delicious flavors Assembles instantly tor use. Disassembles instantly for storage. Gals. COKE TWO 4 PACKS total of 8-16 oz. ONE WAY BOTTLES LIMIT TWO 4-PACKS 5 H.P. GARDEN TILLER $117 GRANTS 10 Eastguto Plaza Could you lose your business if your key associate dies or retires? 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