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   Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1999, Alton, Illinois                                Coupons and special offers 1 inside most editions louis victory Izzy leaves early as Cards beat Mete 76 PageBl Hot stuff Carlinville tradition looks to have tasty future PageDl Here they come Toyotas new Tundra may give automakers a run for their money PageOl Partly to mostly High 83 Iow66 PageD10 Bulletin Board Classifieds Editorial HoroscopeD8 Tucker ScoreboardB2 156 Serving The River Bend Since 1836 June Regional hails Eagle One ftfL0 LL9 ntr0dUCe themselves to gathered at a press catmu Airport in Bethalto in front of the Sentimental a B17G bomber on display for an air show Dad played catcher for early arrival By BETHANY BEHRHORST Telegraph staff writer GODFREY Andrew and Melissa Woulfe were not in a hurry to make it to the hospital April All the calculations indicated Melissa Woulfe had several hours before she would give birth to their Tessa So Andrew Woulfe called his fatherand Dan Volunteering and Cynthia Walter of fathprc and calmly A asked them to come Kage AJ over to the couples Godfrey home to watch their 21monthold and began getting everything in order for the trip to the Wed had our and her labor was about 12 hours from start to said a We were waiting for my and the contractions See Page A11 Officials spell out hiring plans By LINDA WELLER Telegraph staff writer BETHALTO The talk was about jobs and more jobs Saturday at Louis Regional During a news conference which initially was arranged to unveil the airports new soaring eagle logo details of the planned coming of Eagle One Aviation LLC of Fort took front Also ongoing was the Confederate Air Forces vin tage aircraft show featuring wings from Missouri and the Great We are very enthused about this but we have a lot of work left to said Boyd chairman and chief executive officer of Eagle See Page A11 The BADMAN Andrew Woulfe holds his 8week6ld Tessa MRP sets sights on loan bill By SANFORD SCHMIDT Telegraph staff Writer EDWARDSVILLE The local AARP chap which successfully saw key bills through the Illinois General Assembly during the spring now will focus on a bill restricting pay day loans with exorbitant interest The organization will help legislative spon sors set up a series of forums to gather infor mation in support of the payday loan said Amy Paschedag of chairman of the Illinois State Legislative Committee American Association of Retired Payday loans in Illinois are an insidious said Pat an aide to state Thomas Paschedag said some senior citizens allow themselves to be talked into paying upfront for a loan against their monthly retirement and See Page A11 Summerfest fills Downtown Wood River By LINDA WELLER Telegraph staff writer WOOD RIVER Strains of country music Saturday invited WoodRiver residents to come Downtown and enjoy their hometown Starting at 10 Ferguson Street became the home of a daylong festival of food and games for the The Civic Action Body sponsored Summerfest with the support of The band Tommy Karlas and Dakota entertained a small but appreciative crowd while the smell of bar becue wafted through Residents browsed among tables of homerrrade baked quilts and new hoping to find something they Some of the first customers were six roused early from Kayla Martins slumber who turned 11 said she came Downtown to look at the tableful of Beanie Fran Purdy said she went to the sleepover Saturday morning to bring daughter Kayla and the rest of the girls I woke them up I think theyll enjoy Purdy I was expecting them to get out and dance and get this party Alicias Jennifer sings in Tommy Karlas and I like the said her friend Danielle Partygoer Michele didnt mind being awakened I like coming down here and spending Among Summerfest attrac tions were Maxs Hot Fish rides in a red wagon drawn by a team of bike and wagon decorating storyteller Marilyn Kinsella of Harvey the tricycle See A11 QT The SMITH A group of girls fresh from a Friday night slumber party found their way Saturday morning to the Beanie Baby booth at the Wood River Summerfest in downtown Wood The friends are from Stephanie Case Kayla Martin Alicia Purdy Megan Rowe Alicias Fran Purdy Michele Michelon and Danielle All the girls are from Wood River and 11 years old 124 ROUND POOl PACKAGE Installation Available 1 1 0 Adams Parkway IL 62002 in NEW Above Ground PoolSteps WHandRail SALE   

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