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Alton Telegraph (Newspaper) - May 20, 1988, Alton, Illinois A6 May 1988 THE TELEGRAPH Nuns shop provides for poor CHICAGO AP In a West Side neighborhood full of vacant lots and boardedup about the only thriving business apart from the liquor shops is a coop clothing and school supplies store founded by a 76yearold Roman Catholic Weve got no competition here absolutely said Sister Clarice a member of the Ursuline order of who set up the nonprofit cooperative as an employment project for neighborhood About four years after retiring from Chicagos YMCA Sister Clarice began teaching Bible classes to resi dents of the Henry Homer a public housing project on the West As she learned about the womens she tried to find ways to help and eventually the Chicago Housing Authority gave her desk space in an apart ment in the And more people showed up to see what that white woman was doing Associated Press Sister Clarice Hellman aids Katherine Wrancher at Angelas Coop shop in ized it might be more effective to house donated by a subur teach the women through involveban that stands in a ment in an employment Angelas Coop and Resale Shop is housed in a refurbished in apartment Initially Sister Clarice thought she would help highschool drop outs earn their graduate equiva lency but then she real vacant Men in the neighbor hood wired it for electricity and redid the Murder suspect treated in prison Steven Clendenny charged with mur der in the slaying and dismemberment of a Wood River woman is receiving psychiatric care at the Illinois Department of Corrections Menard Psychiatric of Wood was arrested April 20 and charged with two counts of murder and one count each of home invasion and armed robbery in connection with the killing of 69yearold Julia Kusmanoff on April Kusmanoffs body was discovered in her home in the first block of Harnett Street on April Law enforcement officials have been unable to find her arms and Clendenny has told investigators he struck Kusmanoff on the head with a piece of pipe he found outside her Department of Corrections spokesman Nic Howell said Clendenny was transferred on May 11 from Madison County to the Graham Correctional After an evaluation Clendenny was transferred to the psychiatric center on May Howell Clendenny was transferred to Department of Corrections custody for violation of He was paroled March after serving part of a threeyear sentence for burglary and criminal damage to Clendennys Jean has said she believes her son needs psychiatric care for A coroners jury in Edwardsville Wednes day ruled Kusmanoffs death a Coroners juries rule only on the nature of a Clendenny is scheduled to go on trial July 11 in Circuit Court in SIUC enrolls students on Japanese campus Japan AP New freshman Emi Furusawa says she will study hard at the new Japanese campus of Southern Illi nois University in Surrounded by photographers Miss from Japans Tochigi expressed her determination to study diligently both in English and Japanese during enrollment ceremonies for new students in a small rural town in Niigata Japans big gest producer of For a long Ive wanted to improve my English and I have a dream to go to she said as the TV crews zoomed in on Miss Furusawa is one of 459 Japanese students who have come to a town of about from across Japan to study at the American univer sitys new Japanese Mika a 19yearold stu dent from the port city of Yoko said she loves English chose the She said she hoped to make use of her English training in finding a job after More than 700 Japanese stu dents applied to join the first class at the Niigata campus of the 119yearold said Takashi an official in the towns American University Program Charles vice president of academic affairs at spoke first at Thursdays enroll ment held at the auditorium of a Nakajo junior high President John Guyon then welcomed his new Japanese who wore brandnew business suits or dresses for the A red carnation was pinned to the chest of each A 15member brass band from a nearby Japan Self Defense Force base played the national anthems of both Japan and the United States during the twohour SIUCs Niigata campus is one of a handful of campuses opened in Japan by universities aimed at giving Japanese stu dents an opportunity to study in an American Mayor Nobuo Kumagaya was a strong backer of the plan to invite a university to Nakajo in the hope of revitalizing the small town into an international Shunichi director of the American University Program said the town provided land for the new campus and 400 million yen million dollars in The academic calendar calls for classes to begin May 24 in rooms in a prefabricated build New campus buildings are scheduled to be completed before next when the second group of students will Eguchi Freshman year at the school will be devoted to intensive En glish so that students will be able to comprehend All classes at the school will be conducted in English by Ameri can At the end of the first students will have to pass an English proficiency test before advancing to their next two years of which will include courses such as psychol ogy and elementary After good students will be able to enroll at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale for two years of Eguchi said each student paid million yen dollars to enroll as a Your Personal Investment Service Programs Its for anyone interested in investing in a good i i tiuiscoriscAtr ceawcc At Taking care of your money used to be One institution handled your savings and while another handled your checking account and still another handled your But today you have to watch your money and actively manage your Every INVEST can We advocate a conservative policy of reasonable growth with minimal risk and well keep you informed about new investment to increase your income or prepare for your retirement and any changes in the tax You can buy and sell securities and get the advice and information you need right where you conduct your financial Financial 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addition to two NASA traveling One is a scale model of the shuttle external tank and solid rocket The other is a 32panel exhibit on the history of At 1 Saturday an officer from Scott Air Force Base will be speak on weather and the role Scott plays in the COCAINE STOLEN Cocaine was stolen from the Mary Department of Public Safety and replaced with a white city officials said The 10 ounces of cocaine had been seized in a 1986 drug raid and kept at the Department of Public Safety as city manager Dan Moellenberndt said in a The city had taken what it thought was cocaine to the Missouri State Highway Patrol laboratory to have it made into crack so that officers could see what crack looked brandt The patrol then notified the city that the they thought was cocaine was another which they did not It was not known when the switch was Moellenberndt There were no Information in the case was turned over to Nodaway County prosecutor David who said he would seek to have himself disqualified because 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