Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 5, 1968 · Page 3
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

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JULY S, 1968 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAG6A4 81 Votes in Middletown Voters in Altbft's Middletown ca'st 81 ballots fof a community board of directors to organise poverty programs, a recount of last weekend's balloting showed. The results were not released Until Wednesday. Elects vpere: Alberta Fitch, 1605 Maupin; Dent Harris, address nt .known; Charles Hearn, 131fl Highland; Richard Johnson, 1123,Highland; Patricia Jordan, 002 Gold; trend Moore; 1712 MaUbin; Ruth ALL DftY'DENTURE-MESH ENDS SORE QUM WORRIES! S»;Y. 1 '"S"" 1Bon •«""•»««'•votattoftlm tili« t««th eemtorh Super-sott, .uper-thln. 46,000 demist* f«quc»t UfoMhelf pailenlH An amazingly comfortable and effective substance to help prevent loose false teeth is now available. // Is entirely different from any powder, paste or. bulky platite ever model It's the All-Day Dental Cushion, a blessing for sore gums from loose false teeth. NOW YOU CAN EAT ANYTHING! 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SENTRYTTINSURANCE pins, 1130 Highland; .Sara Porter, 1125 Pearl; Jaffles faltett, 1115 Pearl; and fate Williams, 1312 Highland. The tpsults of the election wefe teemed Significant by Miss Barbara Van Wiggerin, a member of the neighborhood com" mittee that set up the election. There are an estimated 4,000 residents living in Middletown, but Miss Van Wiggerin said the tight vnte showed a good distribution by age and place of resi« dence. There had been some fear that the returns would be limited to near the polling place at the Berea Lutheran Church, Gold and Greene Streets. All residents over 15 years old were eligible to vote for the board of directors, which will coordinate poverty programs in Middletown, according to the election organizers. The idea is a first in the Alton area, where the residents plan to direct the community aid system and hope to obtain private contributions to run the neighborhood board office. A slate of 17 people ran in the election, with the top vote-get- CERVICAL COLLARS and BRACES i All Kinds . . . $£»40 From W YUNGCK'S DRUG STORE State & Elm Sts., N. Alton Phone 466-5632 tens filUfig directorship posts, f he remaining 5 will be appointed by the contributors who help finance the social Action program. Middletown in an area of Alton which includes "Mexico," an impovefifhed section of the city with a high crime rate, It is bounded on the south by Union Street; on the east by Brown Street, on the north by ttiley Avenue and on the west by Alby Street, Realty Firm Burglarized A safe, about $3,500 in cash, several checks, 1 and record books were stolen from the Chauteau Realty Co. of Bethal to, whose offices were burglarized Thursday night. The safe, and its contents, was moved from an office to the rear door of the building and loaded into a vehicle and carried off. Typewriters, adding machines, and other equipment were untouched by the intruders, who entered the building by breaking out a basement window. The burglary was discovered Wednesday morning by Elvin Simpson, an employe of, the company and who reported the entry to police. Chauteau Realty is located at 113 Windsor St., Bethalto, which is a home converted into offices by the company. JOHN A. GOLDSMITH, veteran Washington newsman, has joined Robert S. Allen on his column, INSIDE WASHINGTON. While most of Goldsmith's reporting has been done from the Senate staff he has covered the White House, the State Department-and the Labor Department. He also covered the labor rackets investigation led by the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy. The INSIDE WASHINGTON column appears regularly on the editorial page of the Telegraph. 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All you do Is mail the bra label and the coupon you'll find in every package to Playtex and they 'II send you your Brush and Comb set, (* Include 25 cents for postage and handling,) A8 SEEN ON TV Using a boat, emergency corps workers rescued an Iton man from a dry erch atop his submerged car hich had vaulted 40 feet into murky drainage ditch on Rte. in Wood River Wednesday. Groggy but conscious, Bernrd Bechtold. 28, of 1225 E. 6th t., descended into the boat that ad beon summoned by Wood liver police. His only injuries r ere a minor scalp laceration nd abrasions to his back and arm. '. Police charged him with care- ess driving, improper lane us- ge, and speed. He was releas- •IIUIVILLI •OAMONPALI •CQUINIVIUI •WOQDRIYW M^jj^jnj 9m9tm*WIWtofWm<*»*mi*» MMTI0»V.«<* MAGtC ACT - Mrs. Marcella Swlimey, 24ft 8ft* van Lane, Alton, Is shown presenting her MaglC Ac* for the patients of the St. Clalf-Motifoe Coufltle* tftft of Alton State Hospital Wednesday. The voltmtew is Louis Lafikes, activity therapist, and MM* thrift* ney's partner in the act is her daughter, Dorothy. The entertainment was a part at the patients' activl* ties in celebration of July 4th. Corps Saves Man on Top of Car in Ditch ed. on bond. Bechtold was southbound on Rte. 3 when he lost control of his car at the Ferguson Avenue intersection of Rte. 3. The auto clipped a "One Way ... Do Not Enter" sign and plunged into the drainage ditch on the opposite side of the highway. A patron from the nearby Trio Lounge called police. He said he saw a man sitting on top of a car in the ditch and that the man's head appeared to be bleeding. An ambulance couldn't respond tc the scene because it was held up by a train at the Six Teens Arrested on Illegal Liquor Charges erguson Avenue railroad cross- Likewise the emergency corps ad to wait till the train pass d before launching its rescue peration. Bechtolrt told police he los 1 ontrol of his car because a car topped at the Ferguson Avenue ntersection attempting to make left turn. Bechtold said that he weaved n the highway to avoid a rear nd collision and, when the car /ent oat of control he appar ently blanked out and awoke in he driver's seat as the water egan to fill his car. He said he lade his escape through the ront window and climbed atop ic car. The swamp-like water reach d only to the top of the win ow. Six teenagers, including three uvenile girls were arrested by Alton police Thursday after hey were found riding in an ;o with opened containers of eer. Police identified the driver if the car as Roger Thomas Dingeldein, 19, of 808 Pardee St., Godfrey. Passengers in the car included Joseph Wesley ler, 19, of 401 Nicolet Dr., Godrey; and Allen Dean Hartman, 8, of 926 Riley Ave., Alton. )ingeldein, Her and Hartman ivere charged with illegal pos- ession of intoxicating beverages and released on $25 cash >ond. The three juvenile girls were ordered to appear for a juvenile icaring and released to their parents. In other police news, William Ren Kingley, 25, of the 1500 block of Liberty Street was arrested by Alton. police this morning after they found him CORRECTION In Wednesday's Telegraph joirie information was inaccu- •ate which appeared below a photo showing low water in Alan Lake. The site pictured was the state-owned boat ramp on Piasa Ireek and not Piasa Harbor which is farther along on the creek. Boats are still able to ;et in and out of Piasa Harbor E care is used. Hurt People Gashed A Brighton girl gashed the mck of her hand near the wrist Thursday when she fell on a bottle. Laurie Sitton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Sitton was playing when she stumbled and 'ell on the broken bottle. Surgical tape was used to close the cut at the emergency room of Alton Memorial Hospital. Bitten An ll'year>old Alton girl suf. fered a cut face Thursday when she was bitten by a dog, Linda Crawford, daughter o: Mr. and Mrs. Chester Crawford qf 3210 DUfton Ave., was visit ing friends and went too close to a chained dog, which juinpec up and bit her in the face. Several stitches were taker to, close a laceration ear he nose and fit the right side o her mouth. ieated in his auto, with the wheels spinning and the car ammed against a curb. Police said Kingley was ftarged with failure to keep vithin traffic boundaries, driving on a revoked operator's H ense, and driving while under he influence of alcohol. Taverns Heldup, Burgled EDWARDSVILLE — One Alon -area tavern was robbed at gunpoint and another burglar- zed in a four-hour span late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. Maynard Jones of 610 Boyd St., Godfrey, and the bartender :or Johnny Fraser's Hitching Post Tavern on Rte. 67 north of Alton, was the victim of the armed robbery about 11:13 p.m Wednesday. Jones told the sheriff's depu- ies that he was alone in the tavern when a single gunman entered and flashed a .38-eali- ber pistol demanding a cigar cash box behind the bar. After Jones gave him the box he gunman ordered the bar;ender to lie down on a floor in the bar's back room. The man, who Jones described as about five-foot-eight wear- ng dark-rimmed glasses, then made his escape with the cash box which contained an unde- ermined amount of money, the sheriff's office reported. Jones attempted to call for help immediately after the gunman fled but the telephone line? at the tavern were cut. He went next door to the Godfrey Tire Station to report the rob bery, the sheriff's office said. The burglary occurred at the High Hat Tavern, 109 McCarthur Blvd., Cottage Hills, where 2 bottles of whiskey were stolen jetween 1:15 a.m. and 4:30 a.m Thursday. 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