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Alton Telegraph Newspaper Archive: May 9, 1999 - Page 1

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   Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1999, Alton, Illinois                                SPORTS On right track Longtime coaehto gethonor on 79th birthday Pagekl DiMom Pediatrician Janis Ifebinson answers the callfor caring i PagelM Nifv competition Mercury Villagers PageCl The outlook Mostly sunny and riM Egh 79 low 59 PageD10 Gooda Morning Bulletin Board Hv r I Classifieds Horoscope Scoreboard ill Serving The River Bend Since 1836 It was roses for everyone after the Saturday morning commencement at Terry Sudsalf shared the flowers given to him with his friends Sirlporn and Orasri All three of the Business School graduates are from SIUE graduates urged to build a better world By TONY MASINELLI Telegraph staff writer EDWARDSVILLE Citing lingering issues of hatred and bigotry throughout the SIUE Chancellor David Werner issued a challenge to grow and build a better world to nearly graduates during commencement ceremonies Saturday in the Vadalabene Weve learned the secrets of the but weve forgotten the Sermon on the Werner said during welcoming We have guided missiles but mis guided Werner told the graduates their diplomas come with a price tag assessed in human degreed people have the energy arid ability to make dif ference in the and that is a responsi bility to be taken he See Page A11 SMITH Elaine Rockemarm leaves the commencement ceremony with her daughter wearing her graduation cap and car rying her of earned a masters in elementary New lineup at TCI Company to change rates By LINDA WELLER Telegraph staff writer Local TCI customers will see changes in their cable television program as well as on their monthly beginning June Most of the programming changes reflect the industrys shift to digital a move that allows cable companies to offer more channels at better IgandedbLic Digital IS a Extra outlet separate trip I Unwired home Selected new cable rates much better said Deb manager of communica tions and pub Prewired home Analog green Digital green package package Digital blue package Analog gold package Digital gold package effective on June bills lie affairsfor Analog blue TCIs Louis We think this is the wave of the Digital tech nology keeps SOURCE TCI of Illinois The good thing about these is they are pri marily she said about the pro gramming The changes affect customers in East Wood South Bethalto and See Page A11 NAACP must do more to ensure speaker says at banquet By ANDE YAKSTIS Telegraph staff writer ALTON The NAACP must contin ue to be a leader into the next century to ensure equality and justice for all Alton Marie Schickedanz told a the 31st NAACP Freedom Fund banquet Saturday night at the Holiday There have been impressive victories engineered by the she Legal segregation has been The voters booth now swings open for But the good news is tempered by the fact that disparities still exist in educa life expectancy health family home owner ship and infant mor These are the times that call for us to do said the new assistant intendent of instruction in the Alton School She was applauded when she chal lenged the community to encourage their children as the hope of tomor You cannot talk about the future without talking and thinking about the Marie Schickedanz Time to save dream is now said who started her career in 1968 as a math instructor at North Junior High She said that communities must cre ate an atmosphere that pays more than lip service to National and state summits on chil dren can convene and come up with glori ous she But if anything is to it will happen one one one neigh borhood at a Children are a life long commitment and Schickedanz cited a comment by Joycelyn for mer surgeon that parents and educators must make children the priority in the life of the community If we really mean that children are our then health dental adequate schools and care will be the rule and not the Schickedanz She was optimistic about the future of the NAACP and encouraged the organization to follow the dream to unite the words and reality that ail men are indeed created See Page A11 The COPE Ernest and Jean Potthast sit with their 4yearold and 1yearold from Samuel and Happy Mothers Day times four plus one By BARBARA COPE Telegraph staff writer ALHAMBRA If a womans work is never being the mother of quadruplets is even more demand even on Mothers Every dayis an adventure for Jean and Ernest the par ents of quads Simon Morgan Samuel Ernest and Michaela Ann who celebrated their first birthdays April The days go by Jean Everything revolves around Its very but most of the its just a Just to watch them grow or smile is Ernest the has been the first to achieve all the infant milestones parents fawn She has been first to roll crawl and the father wondering who would be the first to The mother takes all in saying simply that a lot of work Its Theres always someone to feed or and play You have to have a lot of she Theres also always someone to she said with a motherly How much work We probably go through 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