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   Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - January 16, 1999, Alton, Illinois                                SERVING THE RIVER BEND SINCE 1836 50 cents SCC contest Roxana holds off EAWR5W5 PageBl The Key ingredient Parental involvement is for a i successftil education PageC2 Saturday January 1999 Partly cloudy i Renovation of and i home didnt High48low29 I scare off D n J Callanders PageIH5 Senate urged to summon Lewinsky WASHINGTON AP House prosecutors prodded senators at President Clintons impeachment trial Friday to summon Monica Lewinsky and others for testimony and perhaps invite Clinton to The White House said Republicans want wit nesses only because they do not have a The issue raised the threat of a partisan clash at the historic Senate One senior Edward Kennedy of said there may be very well a partyline vote on tc Tfc tVia whether to seek tt I t 0 UlC depositions from the kev xirVirt WnOlSnOt The question of telling the possible witnesses ffiifli loomed over the sec ond day of argu n DMI it ments in tne Senate Bill McCollum chamber as the House prosecutor JrUfe v Clintons credibility a key Time and again the president says one thing and they say something entirely argued Bill the first of several House prosecutors to speak during the Common sense says its the president who is not telling the he and if senators have they should bring the witnesses in to Chief Justice William Rehnquist presided over the extraordinary his judicial robe symbolizing the gravity of the As on the trials opening day all 100 sen ators sat attentively at their desks as they lis tened to the recitation of evidence in the second presidential impeachment trial in the nations See Page A7 Oil spill kills five ducks A rescue worker from TriState Bird Rescue and Research in feeds a female nutrient Friday in an effort to save its life at Treehouse Wildlife Center in Brighton gallons flows into Mississippi By DARRYL HOWLETT Telegraph staff writer HARTFORD Five mal ducks were killed and 2 were left coated in oil after an oil spill along the Mississippi River at the Wood River Refining loading Company officials said that up to gallons of fuel spilled into the river Wednesday Officials said a broken pipe caused the Wednesday morning we located a leakage by a small holding tank that was company spokeswoman Tara CondonTullier A pipe leading to the tank started to leak We believe the pipe froze during the cold weather and when it started to warm it caused a leak in the The leak was stopped Treehouse Wildlife Center of Brighton turned into a refuge to save the 21 Workers with TriStatc Bird Rescue and Research out of flew into town to treat the We have 14 in said Coleen a senior I See Page A7 Man faces 25 years for burning child By DENNIS GRUBAUGH Telegraph staff writer EDWARDSVILLE An Alton man who dunked a tod dlers hands into a pot of boil ing water to teach her a les son faces up to 25 years in prison under a plea agreement reached Jimmy was defrosting a freezer in a Joesting Avenue apartment in December 1996 when the 14 monthold child got in his way while playing in the authorities He was baby sitting the child for her moth whom he had been seeing Angered by the childs he grabbed her hands and thrust them briefly into water that he was boiling for the defrost Despite the quickness of the the girl suffered perma nent nerve The top layer of skin came off her hands like a said Alton police officer Carla who investigated the Hendrix entered an Alford plea Friday to a charge of aggravated battery of a Under the he does not admit guilt but concedes there was enough evidence to con vict Assistant States Attorney Rich Rybak and special public defender John Delaney said Hendrix faces a sentence of See Page A7 Good Morning Bulletin Board Classifieds Editorial Horoscope Wells ScoreboardB2 Fire leaves family without home By DARRYL HOWLETT Telegraph staff writer EAST ALTON A family of five lost most of their possessions when a fire destroyed their house early Friday The in the 400 block of Dry belonged to Shawn and Crystal who lived there with their three children and a The fire started about apparently because of an electrical prob fire officials Weve traced the fire to an electri cal outlet in the front Fire Chief Larry Ringering We traced one wire that had six different splices iri The home also had a new circuit breaker in Ringering also said the family lost all five of its pets two kittens and three Four of the pets were found at the rear door of the Firefighters from both the East Alton and Wood River fire departments fought the the cold temperatures and icy conditions surrounding the Neighbors frantically called fearing members of the family were still in the See Page A7 Itotf Bring this j coupon in for 9009 Natural Bridge OFF Purchase these Stores   

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