Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 2, 1968 · Page 8
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July 2, 1968

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 8

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Tests of New isuranre Plan Under Way *•( sta 8,800,000 residents of /and New York will help merits of a new auto plan vi/hich ultimate- I guarantee payments to " §uto accident victims, field tests of the plan, Guaranteed Benefits, belay in several northern counties near Chicago, i July 18 the test will *in the Rochester-Syracuse New York «cddetrts victims who SALE • MEN'S -••:'• LADIES' ; • CHILDREN'S SHOES '!?" SAVE OP TO : 50% & MOKE Western SHOE STORES 804-06 E. Broadway near Spring Across from Burger Chef . have valid bodily injury claims against the participating com' panics (10 in Illinois, 14 in New York) will be offered up to $12,500 in "no red tape" payments for medical expenses, wage losses and other damages. Alternatively, the injured person can reject the offer and take his chances on negotiating for a settlement on the basis of proving that the other driver is legally responsible. "This is a scientific, public test intended to find out what the American public wants in the way of payments for bodily injuries suffered in auto accidents," said Paul S. Wise, president of the-American Mutual Insurance Alliance. The Guaranteed Benefits plan is based on research conducted over the past six years by,the Alliance, a national trade association of more than 120 mutual insurers. Companies participat- ng in the Illinois and New York tests are not confined to Alliance members, but represent broad cross section of the entire automobile insurance business. Wise said sponsors of the tests hope the information obtained will "lead to an improved COOK This Week! 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Bordeaux WiHHead Rotary Club LeRoy Bordeaux was install' ed president of Alton Rotary Hub Monday night at a banquet at Hotel Stratford. He succeeds LEROY BORDEAUX Paul R. Lauschke. Serving with Bordeaux will be Melvin A. Sparlin, vice pres- dent; Dr. Richard D. Jones, secretary; and Edward W. Keler, treasurer. Serving on the board will be , Dana Eastman, W. Reynold Ratz, Louis G. Rupp, Thomas K. Hutchinson, Dwight E. Juyle, Dennison Foster Jr., Julius Katz, and Lauschke. Speaker at the banquet was Dr. Bryce VanSyoc, associate )rpfessor at Southern Illinois Jniversity, who told of "Speak- ng and Teaching English Around the World." Dr. VanSyoc has been specializing in research and teach- ng English as the second spoken language in foreign countries. S.E.N.S.E. Meeting to Be Recorded Discussions between black and white students at the Alton High School S.E.N.S.E. meeting, Wednesday, will be taped for possible distribution to area radio stations. Part of a drive to inform the community on its goals, S.E.N.S.E. spokesmen say panels will also be formed to tour churches and social organizations as well. The meeting will be held a day early this week, on Wednesday, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The possibility of getting federal funds for the group was suggested by Joseph Berry, president of the Alton NAACP, in a speech at the June 27 meeting of S.E.N.S.E, Berry said the youth group would have to have a well organized program to qualify for federal money, and offered as an example a tutoring program. Members of S.E.N.S.E. have voted to help in a voter registration drive being conducted by the NAACP. Friday, S.E.N.S.E. will sponsor a dance and swim party at the YMCA from 842 p.m., admission 75- cents. A swim-in Saturday is planned at Montieello College from 2*4 p.m. Cost will be . EVENING COOLING IT — Fountain provides a little cooling relief for a bevy of Miss Universe contestants on a hot day in New York Monday. 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Hartwig said it has enough of a work backlog to keep it operable for another two years. And appropriations voted by Congress for the fiscal year that started Monday provides funds for the board until at least next summer. However, if the Renegotiation Act is not renewed, profits real ized by defense and space contractors after June 30 would not be subject to renegotiation—the process by which the federal government retrieves excess payments. The House approved and senl to the Senate on May 27 a bill which would Wiftew the Renegotiation Act for three yesrs, The senate Finance .Gomnutue dte cussed the measure in executive session June 12 then set it aside, said a committee staff member, until "additional information" was gathered. The committee- spokesman said Monday that much of the information, which concerned exemptions from the act's jur. isdiction, had been obtained but that the committee probably couldn't resume work on the bill until next week. 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