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   Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1999, Alton, Illinois                                VMRpifff jc On the water Safety tips to help keep you afloat PageBl SERVING THE RIVER BEND SINCE 1836 Public links Two tie course record at Olin Paged The outlook Mostly sunny and warm Iownear64 17950 cents July south Roxana and The Boy saves family v Fire ravages house in Hartford By ANGELA MUELLER Telegraph staff writer HARTFORD Fiveyear old Adam Brown was watch ing cartoons in the living room of his fathers home n Hartford on Monday morning when a fire broke out in one of the houses Adams Wayne was resting in a bedroom at the back of the house when the fire Adam fan in the room and I thought he was saying there was a spider in the Dunlap Then I realized he was saying there was a Dunlap and Dunlaps Christopher all escaped safely from the house at 121 Second before the fire spread from the bedroom in the southwest corner of the house throughout the entire front of the The front part of the house was pretty much said Jim South Roxana fire Eich said the back part of the house sustained smoke and water The house is owned by Rick stepfather of the Dunlap Kelly and his wife See Page A7 The BARNES bove Christopher is consoled by neighbor Connie trait Monday morning as he watches firefighters extinguish the at his home at 121 Second in Right Hartford fflcer Jim talks with Adam Brown who was in 8 house at the time the fire broke out and alerted his father and Good Morning Welch Tailormade Shop hopes customers them on for size PageDl The BARNES A deputy for the Madison County Sheriffs Department wraps crime scene tape around Liberty Bank at 2711 Godfrey Road after an armed robbery late Monday Liberty Bank the victim of armed robber By REBECCA HOPKINS Telegraph staff writer GODFREY The FBI is investigating an armed rob bery which took place at Liberty Bank on Monday The Madison County Sheriffs Department respond ed to an alarm at the 2711 Godfrey at approxi mately The bank was shut down with hastily written messages taped to the main door and driveup win dow asking customers to please go to the Alton Mark president and chief executive officer of the said the amount of money taken was not signifi I cant release the amount actually he But it was not a significantly large Repking said the entire rob bery was caught on which clearly showed the rob ber who made no attempt to disguise See Page A7 Medical group may buy Wood River Township Hospital By KERRY SMITH Telegraph staff writer WOOD RIVER Wood River Township Hospital has a probable newly T he hospital formed Western Illinois Physicians and administration a spinal surgeon who formed the physicians group of Louis area doctors nearly one year Were moving forward with the Wood River Township Hospital pur LUC i3iG lyyy i of the publiclynave been just owned medical forrifi WIPSC LC11111 founder George Schoedinger III said he hopes the encouraged with everything the township has Roughly 30 WIPSC physi cians will make up the hospitals new medical team i e a m George Schoedinger Schoedinger III Other hospital m3ury The hospital administration and attorney have been just terrif ic to work said founder are union wju not be affect he More than half of See Page A7 Manpleads guilty to murder in drug incident By DENNIS GRUBAUGH Telegraph staff writer EDWARDSVILLE A drug trans action that turned into murder led to a guilty plea by an area man Monday on the eve of a second suspects Alfredo may testify in the trial of the purported trigger man in the Corey which is slated to get under way this morning in Madison County Circuit Jones faces a 20to 25year sentence under the plea negotiated between Assistant States Attorney Don Weber and defense attorney Thomas Hildebrand of Had he gone to trial and been found Jones would have faced a maxi mum 60year Weber Police said Jones drove cousins Corey and Anthony to the Belle Manor housing project in Alton on April intending to sell a crack cocaine look alike called soap or turkey In the vehicle was a sawedoff shotgun pur chased by Jones before the violence was Weber The three all of met up with Troy of for a transaction in the 300 block of Mitchell Slack allegedly offered the men but one of them grabbed the money See Page A7 V RUCKLOAD ALE 700 Rolls In stock Vinyl from 33 r Carpet from 33 Laminate Wood Flooring from 1 DISCOUNT 4652622   

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