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Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1999, Alton, Illinois I Coupotts and special offers I I inside rnost editions I L im M SlMUMS Bluff Qty beats Quincy 113 PageBl Chics Hair OSiBiSque Looking toward in the past PageDl Mazda introduces 10th anniversary edition of affordable roadster Paged Chance of showers and thunderstorms High 82 low 66 PageD12 Mttrniil A10 Bulletin Board A7 ClassifiedsC2 Editorial Horoscope D10 A12 Dunnagan Dvbrchak Fair Falat Kelley Kitson Pryor Sanders Seiferman ScoreboardB2 Vol 164 No 149 Serving the River Bend Since 1836 June BB Dim on stand in murder trial By DENNIS GRUBAUGH Telegraph staff writer EDWARDSVILLE An Olin Corp executive will be winging his way to Colorado against his will to testi fy for both the prosecution and defense in a triple homicide trial On Thursday a Madison County cir cuit judge ordered Winchester Division senior engineer Paul Szabo to appear in Douglas County District Court in Castle Rock to testify Executive to testify about bullets used in three Colorado slayings regarding bullets used in the killings of three people in January 1998 A range of 380caliber Winchester bullets were found in a trailer once belonging to the parents of the murder defendant James Garner and are believed similar to those found at the homicide scene in Lone Tree Colo Olin produces the ammunition at its plants in East Alton where Szabo works The company has been fighting Szabos involvement in the case because of concernsabout trade secrets that might come out at trial court records show Garner is accused of shooting four people in his inlaws duplex in Lone Tree His wife motherinlaw arid fatherinlaw died but his baby daugh ter survived Randall Bono chief associate judge in Madison County on Thursday ordered Szabo to testify at the request of Michael Heher a deputy state pub lic defender representing Garner I See OLIN Page At1 Summerfest flaibearer Susanne DeWitt13 of keeps a steady eyelal rTh S celebration held at East Third and HenrJ streets in Alton near St Maryi Catholic School The annual celebration which closes a block of East Third Street to traffic tortures rides food and live entertainment Arch reflection The BADMAN Emma Haselhorst 3 of Brighton could see her reflection in the scale stainless steel replica of the Gateway Arch that greeted visitors Saturday to the Country Days Antique Club tractor show at Country Town in Godfrey The replica was built in 1989 by Jim Weinman of Brighton Story addi tional photo Page A10 Complex to house vocational classes By SANFORD J SCHMIDT Telegraph staff writer EDWARDSVILLE Students of machine tool making and welding soon may have a new place to pursue their goals thanks to action by the Illinois General Assembly Legislation sponsored by state Sen Evelyn Bowles D Edwardsville and state Rep Jay Hoffman DCollinsville got the Wagner Complex or Nelson Campus trans ferred from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville to Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey LCCC will hold a ceremony to formally announce the transfer at 4 Thursday on Wolf Street near Brown Street and Illinois Route 159 The Legislature also passed a bill setting aside to LCCC for cost of environmental cleanup preservation of the buildings and studies to determine what specific programs will be offered LCCC President Dale Chapman said business peo ple are continually calling on See COMPLEX Page A11 New road to dam Sprucedup entrance park among plans By LINDA N WELLER Telegraph staff writer ALTON The entrance to Melvin Price Locks and Dam 26 soon will be on its way to becoming a roadway more befitting one of the areas pre mier attractions Negotiations are under way between the Army Corps of Engineers St Louis District and a contractor on a 12 month contract to build a new entrance improve the and create park ing lots and a greenspace park X Plans also are to build a pathway along the Mississippi River shore said Julie Ziino park ranger for the corps The road will lead up to the Visitor Center and what is seen now as concrete will be greenspace with amenities for the Landscaping throughout the 38acre area is being planned in cooperation with the Rock Island District of the Army Corps of Engineers Project engineer Brian Kleber could not be reached Friday for comment about details of the contract Federal money will be used for the project Work on longawaited road improvements is expected to begin next month and take a full year Ziino said The bumpy gravel road which is being replaced was built years ago as a construc tion road when the locks and dam project began Closed to See DAM Page A11 Juneteenth celebrates By PAUL MACKTlEf Telegraph staff writer ALTON New traditions continued to replace the old as AfricanAmericans celebrated their turning point from slav ery to freedom Saturday at SaluPark The Alton Area Homecoming Committee held its Juneteenth Celebration attracting more than 100 peo ple who played basketball did cartwheels danced or just sat and enjoyed food and the com pany of friends and family This is the first time the AAHC has sponsored See HISTORY Page A11 The BADMAN bhirley Johnson of Alton reads poetry by AfricanAmerican poet Paul Laurence Dunbar at the Juneteenth celebration Saturday in1 Altons Salu Park 184 ROUND POOl PACKAOil 1499 Installation Available Call Doc or Jason Today 1 10 H Adams Parkway Alton IL 62002 J NEW Above Ground Pool Steps
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