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   Alton Evening Telegraph (Newspaper) - April 18, 1972, Alton, Illinois                                Stocks advance to higher ground NEW YORK AP The stock market moved Into solidly higher ground today with investor enthusiasm over the spate of higher first quarter earnings reports continuing strong The Dow Jones average of SO industrials at noon was up at Advances led losers on the New York Stock Exchannge by 18 selected stocks Following are todays noon quotations of New York Stock Exchange issues research has indicated are widely held in the Alton area as supplied to the Alton Telegraph by New hard Cook from its Alton branchoffice The New York Exchange closes dally at Alton so these are not the closing quo tations 7to4 Analysts said the Vietnam situation was keeping a lid on buying However they noted that news reports of the cessation of American bombing of Hanoi and Haiphong helped buoy the market Oils rails metals and mail orderretail were mixed Chemicals were tower Other stock categories were up Demand x boosts futures Air Reduction AT T Clark Oil General Motors Grant Co Kresge Co McDonnell Douglas Mobil Oil National Olln Penney Co Sears Shell Oil Squibb Beechnut Standard Oil Standard Oil Steel 22 43 17 82 42 117 45 16 52y4 114 44 96 64 32 Livestock prices at East St Louis NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 111 AP Estimates receipts for Wednesday hogs 600 cattle and 100 sheep Hog receipts head Butchers steady to 25 lower sows steady to 25 higher US 13 200230 Ib butchers US 13 230250 Ibs US 13 300400 Ib sows US 23 400500 Ibs US 23 500600 Ibs Boars under 350 Ibs Cattle receipts head Slaughter steers steady to 25 higher slaughter heifers steady to 25 higher cows steady to 50 higher bulls steady Choice 9501100 Ib US 24 slaughter steers good and choice good some near 1000 Ibs Choice and prime 900 Ib US 34 slaughter heifers choice 8001000 Ibs few 750775 Ibs good Utility and commercial cows few utility holsteins cutter canner choice vealer calves some choice and prime Sheep receipts 25 head Few choice and prime 90100 Ibs Wooled slaughter lambs choice and prime 100 Ibs Slaughter ewes utility to choice y ED DE MOCH CHICAGO A A strong demand for agricultural corn1 modity futures pushed prices higher early on the Chicago Board of Trade today At their highest points within the first hour soybeans advanced 3 cents wheat and oats nearly 1 cent and corn of a cent Soybean oil gained 15 points and meal 75 cents a ton Iced broilers were irregular in light and mostly local trade Trade sources reported that there was some concern that this years olive oil production might not meet early estimates and this influenced the buying of soybeans and soybean oil Another report had Poland in the market for soybean meal The combined demand and expected new business worked prices higher The government here reported after the close Monday exports last week were sharply higher and only 1 million bushels behind last year Corn exports also improved and this factor along with a feeling of optimism about the coming Russian feed grain business influenced buyers in corn and oats futures Oats stocks also thinned out in Chicago overnight The strength in wheat was largely from commercial buy ers and as prices advanced local professionals were forced to cover short positions After about an hour soy beans were 2 to 3 cents a bushel higher May wheat was to higher May corn was to higher May and oats were to higher May 70 cents Cash grain CHICAGO AP Wheat No 2 hard red No 2 2 soft red Corn No 2 yellow Oats No 2 extra heavy white Soybeans No 1 yellow Soybean oil ON YOUR SURPLUS SAVINGS As In common of Bonds differ from one another Rowland with more Representatives and Offices In this area analyzes and selects Bonds that it believes will provide its clients with the best opportunity to achieve their investment goals for Bonds trust ROWLAND Call or write I I Rowlands Member New York Slock Exctoje 604 East Broadway Alton Illinois 62002 Sand me Information on I NAME ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP Obituaries T i3 Alton Evening Telegraph April 18 Mans Dr Richard S Allen an oral surgeon and his wife j 4 Marcia pinpoint the Virgin Islands on the globe from I idll Ctl GttliL where theyll set sail for a twoyear cruise to England France Portugal the Mediterranian and the Carib CTUISC bean They will sail a 36foot cuttersailboat on the trip AP YVirepboto No more talks until enemy withdraws Laird asserts Jerry Mans 43 of 223 S 14th Wood River was killed in an automobile ac cident at Monday In Princeton HI He was born Nov 14 1928 in East Alton and lived in the area all of his life He was a traveling main tenance man for the Illinois Power Co and owned and operated Mans Auto Service on 6th Street in Wood River He had formerly been a stock car and midget racer Mr Mans was a member of the Electrical Workers Union in East Alton Surviving are his widow the former Betty Mackay whom he married Oct 2 1948 in East Alton two daughters Mrs Scheryl Tate of Horn Lake Miss and Mrs Deborah Strutz of Alton two sons Jerry Jr and Robin both at home two granddaughters two sisters Mrs Juanita Harrison of Wickenburg and Mrs Betty Dudley of Lawton and a brother Johnny Homer of East Alton Friends may call after 4 Wednesday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River where the Rev Raleigh Gordon pastor of the First Baptist Church in East Alton will conduct funeral services at Thursday Burial will be in Upper Alton Cemetery Springfield Mo and John Read of Bakersfield Calif Funeral services will be at 2 Wednesday at the Etworth Methodist Church in Phoenix and burial will follow Visitation will be tonight at the Grlnshaw Funeral Home In Phoenix Drury Melvin By HARRISON HUMPHRIES WASHINGTON AP Secretary of Defense Melvin R Laird said today it would be the height of irrespon sibility to negotiate for peace with the North Viet namese while their invasion in South Vietnam is under way Laird accused the North Vietnamese of massive flagrant violation of a 1968 pe n e t r a t i o n of the demilitarized zone We cant negotiate with an enemy that refuses to abide by its accords understandings and Laird said If the enemy withdraws its forces invading across the de militarized zone if those forces are removed north of the demilitarized zone then there would be a viable op portunity for negotiation To talk of further treaties and understandings under present conditions is the height of Laird appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee after it voted Produce prices at St Louis ST LOUIS AP Eggs consumer grades A large 26 34 A medium 2331 A small 1825 B large 2330 wholesale grades A large 1618 stan dard 1314 medium 1314 unclassified 9lt Hens heavy 6 Ibs and over 9 medium 56 Ibs 6 leghorns 2 Readytocook broilers and fryers this weeks delivery Man killed in tavern at Madison One man was killed and another was critically wounded Monday night in a tavern shooting at Madison Police were withholding the Identity of the dead man pending notification of his next of kin Police said the injured man Dennis Holt 22 of Madison was admitted in critical condition to Firmin Desloge Hospital in Louis Holt and a friend were In Darlings 520 Club when an argument began between Holt and the man who was killed police said They said the man drew a pistol and fired one shot striking Holt in the head Police said Holts friend James Woods 22 also of Madison ran after the armed man as he left the tavern A struggle ensued and the weapon discharged killing the armed man Police said Woods was not injured Monday to slop all funds for combat activities in Indochina be halted Dec 31 if Hanoi releases prisoners of war The committee is con sidering the foreign aid bill Laird said President Nixons Vietnamization policy has shown progress He said the South Vietnamese armed forces are performing well and cited reductions in military troops and air and naval activities in Vietnam since 1968 Chairman J W Fulbright sad it appeared to him that the Nixon ad ministration now insists upon a military victory with no hope of negotiating with North Vietnamese until their military capacity is de LBJs condition reported after flareup SAN ANTONIO Tex AP Former President Lyndon B Johnson who suffered a heart attack 11 days ago was progressing satisfactorily late Monday night after a brief flareup earlier in the day hospital officials reported Spokesmen at the Armys Brooke General Hospital said Johnsons personal heart spe cialist Dr J Willis Hurst of Atlanta flew here Monday evening to treat the former chief executive Hurst was summoned after Johnson experienced a period of extra heart a hospital statement advised It said the former president who suffered a major heart attack in Charlottesville on April 7 has experienced occasional premature extra heart beats since his hospitalization The statement said the condition became more frequent Monday and that Johnsons medication was changed There was no Three killed in car crash CHICAGO AP Three suburban youths were killed Monday night when their car struck a tree and overturned in an unincorporated area of suburban Palos Township A fourth youth was injured in the crash The dead were identified as Christopher Mersch 19 of Oak Lawn Danny Sparks 20 of Palos Hills and Handy Gagan 19 of Oiiand Park State police said the car driven by Mersch left the highway on a curve struck the tree and turned over They said the auto skidded 175 feet into a forest preserve on its roof The one survivor James Roth 17 of Roberts Park was reported in fair condition in a suburban hospital elaboration By late afternoon the 63 yearold Johnson was reported to be resting comfortably with no more episodes of extra heart beats Mondays medical advisory was the first since last Wednesday when doctors said Johnsons condition was quite Mrs Edith K Melvin 89 of 325 Bowman East Alton died at Monday at her home She was born in Greene County on April 8 1883 and married Frank Leroy Melvin on Feb in Greenfield She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in East Alton and she taught Sunday School for 58 years In 1965 the Edith K Melvin Garden Chapel was erected at the church in her honor She had also written several articles published in the daily devotional book The Upper She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in In addition to her husband Roy she leaves a daughter in law Mrs Leland K Melvin with whom she made her home one granddaughter and three great grand children Friends may call after 4 Wednesday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River until Thursday when the body will be moved to the Methodist Church for funeral services at Thur sday The Rev Charles Chadwell pastor will of ficiate and burial will be in Roselawn Memory Gardens Bethalto The Memorial Fund of the Methodist Church has been named as a memorial CARLINVILLE Opha Drury 87 a retired businessman of 520 S Plum Carlinville died at Monday at Carlinville Area Hospital where he had been three weeks He was born June 12 1884 in Nilwood and came to Carlinville in 1912 In 1919 he and his brother Edward organized the Drury Brothers contract business After his retirement in 1955 his son and nephew continued operating the Drury Co Surviving are his widow the former Anna Marie Ryan whom he married Feb 4 1914 in St Marys Catholic Church Carlinville two daughters Mrs Dorothy Gerber of Carlinville and Mrs Rosemary Roach of Pekin a son Paul of Carlin ville 12 grandchildren five greatgrandchildren and two sisters Mrs Alma Toomey and Miss Cusa Drury both of Holyoke Mass A funeral mass will be at 10 Wednesday at St Marys Catholic Church with the Rev Casimir Toliusis as celebrant Burial will be in Old Calvary Cemetery Friends may call after 2 today at the Heinz Funeral Home where the Rosary will be recited at 8 tonight FBI nabs suspect CHICAGO AP A 39 yearold suburban LaGrange man who allegedly telephoned a bomb threat to an airline was arrested Monday by the FBI officials said The FBI said eleven Hugh Johnson was charged with de struction of aircraftmaking a false report of a bomb aboard an aircraft Officials did not say what airline was threatened or when the alleged threat oc curred Maximum penalty upon conviction of five years in prison and a fine A former Alton school teacher Mrs Opal Read Talbert 41 of Phoenix the sister of Mrs Josephine Smith of Godfrey died Monday at a Phoenix hospital Mrs Talbert taught at the Horace Mann School before moving to Phoenix in 1957 In addition to her sister she is survived by her husband Carroll Talbert two children Betsy and Jill both at home two other sisters Mrs Amadee Boyer of Phoenix and Mrs Anna Thompson of Pontiac and two brothers Riley Read of STREEPER Funeral Home 1620 WASHINGTON Thoughllulness and Deep Consideration Are Underlying Tenets at Our Service Jacobi BUNKER HILLCharles M Mick Jacobi a retired hardware merchant and postmaster in Bunker Hill died at Sunday at his home at 736 W Main Carlinville He was born March 24 1896 in Bunker Hill and was a veteran of World War I His widow Verna W Jacobi survives Mr Jacobi was a member of the Eastern Star Rotary Club United Methodist Church and was a 50year member of the Masonic Lodge Funeral services will be al 2 Wednesday at Jacoby Wise Funeral Home in Bunker Hill with the Rev Harry S Crede pastor of the Methodist Church in Carlinville of ficiating Burial will be In Bunker Hill City Cemetery Friends may call after 4 today at the funeral home Father Gierut to speak at Wood River Father Casimir F Gierut of Bunker Hill will be guest speaker at a dinner meeting at the Wood River Masonic Temple Wednesday IBDDf J Klnt Futtrm 1972 WorM rtMTvtit Oh for Heavens sakes Trudy are you still mad at me from this morning ANNOUNCEMENTS Legal 1 Legal 4708 Apr 18 28 1072 EDICT The estate proceedings of Mr Harry Arthur LUER Scrlng who died In said City on June 24th 1971 without having made a will are De ng handled In the Third Court for Family Matters of the City of Mex co Federal District Capital of the lepubllc of Mexico Mr LUER Ser ng was born at Alton Illinois he was 71 years of age re Ired on a pension divorced and the on of Herman Luer and Mary Ser ng Mrs Marie Matilda Luly Mrs Lillian Lucille Luer Jungk and Miss Slizabeth Lee Luer sisters of th leceased claim the Inheritance The foregoing Is made known to whosoever consider that they hove a like or better right BO that within I term of FIFTY IVE DAYS they appear before the Third Court deal ng with Family Matters to assert heir rights accompanying the pectlve caal 4707 Apr 18 28 72 VILLIAM F BELCHER JELCHER MOVING STORAGE COMPANY Plaintiff MR MRS HAMILTON C JONES 1 fc MRS ROBERT LANGLOIS MR E GRANT ueieiiutii NOTICE OF SALE Notice Is hereby given that on Mas 5 1972 commencing at the hour o P a sale will be held at 129 East Broadway Alton Illinois o sell the articles of household loads furnishings and personal roperty in order to enforce a Ilec ander Chapter 26 Section 7200 and ZIO and Chapter 82 section 40 of he Illinois Revised Statutes 1971 against said property for Btoragi urnlshed for such articles at the re quest of the following designated Ursons unless such articles ore re ieemed on or before May 4 1972 at he office of Belcher Moving a Stor 8A Mr a Mrs Hamilton C Jones 1010 Jordan Street Mt Ver non Illinois 62864 amount o lien plus attorneys fees and costs of sale for storage from April 13 1971 to April 13 B a Mrs Robert Langlols Channel view Rocky Mount Missouri amount of lien for storage from Aug ust 5 1960 to March 5 1972 C Mr a Mrs William Barnetl 1410 West Drive Lot No 5 Bethalto Illinois 62010 amoun of lien for storage from May 13 1071 to March 13 1972 D Mr Mrs Paul Lacy las known addresses are P 0 Box 334 Brighton Illinois 3227 E Mediock Phoenix Arizona and 2034 W Catus Apt C Phoenix Arizona amount o Hen for storage fron January 16 1070 to April 16 S MrE Grant 46 Bethmor Park Bethalto Illinois amount o r MOV STORAGE COMPA ING NY 307 Henry Street Alton Illinois 62002 618 4B26823 Cord of Thanks RUBY wish to thank all our dear friends beloved rele tlvcs and thoughful neighbors foi cards food flowers and sympathy shown us during our recent loss of wife and mother Also our deep appreciation Is extended to Rev Keith Stanford and the Firs Baptist Church for their kindness L Davis Virginia Charles and Bob THE FAMILY OF FRANCIS MILLS wish to thank all our friends neighbors and relative for thel kindness and sympathy shown dur Ing our recent bereavement Wr especially wish to thank all thosi who sent cards food and flower and all who assisted In any way EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYMENT Earn while you learn The Air Force will pay you to train In any of these career areas j Electronics Electrician Aircraft Mechanics Carpentry Plumbing Specialist Refrigeration Air Conditioning Telephone Repairman Car and Truck Mechanics Metalworklng Communications Printing Air Passenger Specialist Security police Fire Protection Supply Service Transportation Accounting Machinist Recreation Specialist Civil Engineering and many others concerning Guaranteed ANNOUNCEMENTS Legal I gal 4677 Apr 7 13 It LEGAL NOTICE INVITATION FOR BIDS Jealed bids are requested by partment of Transportation Dl lon of Highways for the follow Complete work In connection with the Installation of a flash ng beacon at the intersection of vUssouri Avenue Illinois Route 3 and Pontoon Road at the north west city Limits of Granite city Illinois aids will be received by the Dis ci Engineer 9300 St Clalr e Box 838 East St Louis ct Engineer 9300 St e Box 838 East Inols 62203 until IllOO Wed sday May 3 1072 at which time I bids wilf be publicly opened and ad aloud Complete Information Including ans specifications and bidding rms may be obtained at the Of e of the District Engineer In Eaif Louis Illinois The Department reserves the right reject any or all bids and to alve any Informality In bids re ived whenever such rejection or alver Is In the public Interest By order of the Department of F CELLINr Under Secretary Chief Transportation Engineer Cord of Thojito 2 AROLD FLACKUS wishes to thank and relatives for owers prayers and visits Spec il thanks to Rev Relnhardt end Ife In Meinorloni 18 V MEMORY OF SAMUELS ERTS who passed awty April 8 1969 e wished no one a r even said goodbye e was gone before we knew It nly God knows why Is busy hands are resting Is work on earth Is done omeday we all will meet tialn The three of us together O more tears no more torrow when we meet In that great to morrow Sadly missed by wife and Son A 25 CEMETERY and markers Rose Lawn Bethaltff larded of Chrlstus WOO 7 TF EE LIKE THEM mobile homes at Stony and Mobile Homes HAPPINESS is BEING HAPPY BIRTHDAY LINDA and Dad Grandma and Grandpa Keith and Kathy or Omaha Insurance John Cannon 4826880 EMPLOYMENT For detailed information Choice of Air Force Jobs and a free aptitude test call SGT BECKMEYER 4651219 Office 655 E Broadway FINANCIAL FINANCIAL ADDITIONAL INCOME ANY DAYLIGHT HOURS JUST 4 HOURS PER DAY PUTS YOU IN YOUR OWN BUSINESS IMMEDIATELY ROUTE SELECTION IS NOW 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