Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 9, 1968 · Page 11
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 11

Alton, Illinois
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Tuesday, July 9, 1968
Page 11
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Section § • Pages 1 to 8 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Classified Established Jan. 15, 1836 ALTON, ILL., TUESDAYt JULY 9, 1968 Price lOc Member Associated Loot Stolen From Jewelry Store Valued at $660 Alton police today listed the loot taken in a break-in early Sunday at a North Alton jewelry store as being valude at $660. Police -said an inventory by store owners showed the, missing items included watches, rings and other pieces of jewelry. The jewelry was stolen Sunday morning by thieves who hurled a large stone through a plate glass window at the store. In other police news, Willis Strong, vehicle supervisor for the U.S. Post Office at 1628 Main St., reported to Alton police today that gasoline had been siphoned from postal trucks parked at the post office. Charles Wilson, 19, of 1310 Spaulding St., was charged with reckless driving Monday night after Jack Philbrick, Alton Recreation and Parks director, told Alton police Wilson had driven at high speed through Rock Spring Park. Philbrick told police that he stopped Wilson near the waterfall in the park after he noticed the youth driving at a high rate of speed. Philbrick said the youth roared off, scattering gravel, after he had obtained the motorist's name and address. Alton police arrested Wilson at his home. In another incident, Miss Shirley Smith, 20, of 6 E. 12th St., was treated and released at Alton Memorial Hospital Monday after she was brushed by a car at College Avenue and Humbert Street. Police said Mrs. Wayne Tyler, 38, of 3014 Brown St., Alton, was driving south on Humbert Street at 1:45 p.m. and had stopped to allow Miss Smith to cross at College Avenue. Mrs. Tyler said she thought Miss Smith had gone by her car and started to drive on, brushing the woman. 8 Youths Jailed On Liquor Charges Eight minors were jailed in Wood River early today after officers charged seven with intoxication and one with illegal transportation of alcoho'-c beverages. Police first arrested six youths in a car in the 900 block of Harrison Street about 2:30 a.m., then apprehended two more boys in a separate incident about 3;40 a.m. Six of the boys refused breathalyzer tests and were lodged in the jail, police reports stated. After the first six boys were Jailed, two other minor boys tried to talk with them through the cell window at the rear of the police station and they were warned to leave. Polire said the same two boys returned about 3:30 a.m. and were intoxicated and disorderly as they again tried to converse with their Seven Young Men Report For Induction EDWARDSVILLE - Seven area men reported Monday for induction into the U.S. Armed Services, according to the office of Selective Service System at Edwardsville. The men were served coffee and rolls prior to their departure by Mrs. Walter Lankford of the Madison County Red Cross and Mrs. Gorver Wiemers of the Edwardsville VFW Auxiliary. The men were: Gerald D. Doty of East St. Louis; Darvin Bloemker of Highland; Glen A. Linder of Cottage Hills; Gary G. Hertel and Gregory E. Hick ey, both of Edwardsville; Steve S. Crltes of Glen Carbon; and William A. Krawczyk of Collinsville. In addition to the Inductees, 46 men reported Monday for Armed Forces physical exam inatlons. jailed pals. Police then arrested the two boys. Five other minors were arrested in Wood River in another incident Sunday night and all were booked for illegal possession of alcoholic beverages. Crackdown On Stop Sign Violators • Stop sign violations in East Alton will be rigidly enforced over the next several weeks, Police Chief Harold Riggins said today. Police, he said, have been getting numerous complaints about stop sign violations in particular, along with calls about motorists running red lights. The chief said that anybody not coming to a complete halt at a stop sign or anyone in any ?art of the intersection when a raffle light turns red will be charged with a violation by the police if they are seen. The p^st practice, he said, of allowing drivers to come to a near halt or just making it through an amber light, will cease. The practice was allowed,, the chief said, because police are usually busy and can not be interrupted. The proportion of stop sign violations has grown. Chief Rig gins sail, with the sign in front of the police station probably the most abused. Two Teen-Age Intruders Flee From Home in Cottage Hills SALE!! ALCOA ALUMINUM SIDING REG. ueooo $05.00 9O 100 SQ. FT. INSTALLED) .•24 thick with Bak-R-Bowd Insulation. ' No money down. 0-year •* financing. David M, Drahl & Son GENERAL CONTRACTING Phone 46S-1070, 462-6471 S ft H HEATING Franchisee! Dealer SAVE $50.00 •ITIQTH UNITS FPR brqant Combination Special! 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Rockefeller was greeted by nearly 3,000 admirers on his arrival at Lambert Field Monday eve- ning. This Telegraph photo shows two youngsters who gave him a gift and got at hug in return. EDWARDSVILLE Two valued at several hundred dol- eenagers who entered a home near Esst Alton Monday night vere apparently frightened away when they discovered it was occupied around 11 p.m., he Madison County sheriff's of- lice reported. Harold Kaufman, of 602 Call- 'ornia, told the sheriff's office he two youths walked in hrough an unlocked front door, )Ut turned and fled when they iear<i noises from members of the family. . Kaufman reportedly told deputies similar incidents have occurred previously. The Inrident was reported to he sheriff's office at il:ii p.m. Monday by Mrs. Kaufman, who said her husband had awakened and found two persons in the house. She said her husband saw two strangers in the area earlier in the evening. In otl^r police news, items lars were stolen from a Godfrey Service Station, an attempted break-in was reported at a laundromat in Cottage Hills, and a burglary was reported in Mitchell. .,_,,.. The burglary "at "SoV's Phillips 66 Service Station, on Brigh ton Road in Godfrey, was reported to,the sheriff's office at 6:45 a.m. today by attendant Kevin Gnss. Deputies said entrance to the station was gained by breaking a side window between 1 and 6:30 a.m today. The service station is owned by .Bob Heater, :oL 2002 Ridge, Alton. A burglar .alarm apparently scared thieves away from a laundromat in Cottage Hills early tl'is morning. Wood River police told the sheriff's office at 1:22 a.m. that someone had just called them to report that the burglar alarm was sounding at the A r r a Market, 25 Stanley Road. Investigating deputies found that the alarm was set off bj a rock which had been throw through the rear door glass of laundromat in the same build ing as the market, but that n entry was gained. A burglary at the home Jimmie Pagan, 139 Lennox, Mit chell, was reported to the sher iff's office at 9:51 a.m. Sunday In a delayed report, the sheriff office said entry was g a i n e through a bathroom window. J & ASpringman HEADQUARTERS FOR YORK Contra! Air Conditioning Teamsters Given Time to Appeal Case Against Godfrey Road Chief Dismissed Bethalto Man Gets 2-21 Years PETERSBURG, Ind. — A 32;ear old Bethalto man was sen enced Monday to a term of 2-21 'ears in prison in the beating death o.f a former Alton man ast March. Robert Hollingsworth of Be .halto entered a plea of guilty n Circuit Court here last Wednesday to a manslaughter charge in the death of; Charles W. Weibel, 27, formerly'of Al ton. He had been charged with murder, sodomy and robbery in the beatmg death. Weibel's bodj was found near Bruceville, Ind March 5. Weibel, a deckhand, left th Alton area with Hollingswort March 3, Knox County Sherif Marion B. Youngstafel said. LONDON (AP) — James Earl lay's appeal against extradi- on to the United States will pen in the British High Court uly 29, his British lawyer said oday. The hearing is expected 0 last at least two days. Ray, charged with assassinat- ng Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., made a one-minute appearance 1 Bow Street Magistrate's ourt today on the two charges n which he was arrested June 8 t London ail-port, using a orged passport and carrying an .nlicensed gun. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate ^rank Milton ordered him held n Wandsworth Prison for another seven days on the two charges. Ray said nothing. 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