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Alton Telegraph Newspaper Archive: September 20, 1999 - Page 1

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   Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1999, Alton, Illinois                                SERVING THE RIVER BEND SINCE 1836 THE 61 home runs after 149 games The outlook Becoming partly doudy bilinear low near 44 PageD4 Eimtainmem j Ventriloquist I offeisftm i lessons about j disabilities PageBl 248 cents September LCCC projects bid release dates set By ANGELA MUELLER Telegraph staff writer GODFREY Bid release dates have been set for the million Allied Health and Math Building and commons area to be built on the campus of Lewis and Clark Community The release date for bids for the new buildings is Bid release date for site development around the including installation of a new parking is In conjunction with the construc tion of the two new reno Allied Health and Math commons area to be added to campus vations will also be completed on Haskell Bid release date for work on Haskell Hall is Estimated total cost of the con struction of the Math and Allied Health Building and the commons area and renovations at Haskell Hall is The school has received of this amount in state The remaining will be provided by the col The money for this project is already appropriated within the col lege said Dale LCCC It doesnt require any additional The threestory Allied Health and Math Building will be built on the southwest portion of the connected to the Science Building by a twostory commons The new building will house lab and office space for math and occu pational therapy The designed by the architectural firm of AAIC in will contain 13 math classrooms as well as a mathe matics laboratory and tutorial The occupational therapy assistant program will also be cen tered in the new conference lab and craft a model living quar ters area and model office space will be used in the program in which stu dents learn to help clients adapt to daily living after injury or A commons which will be approximately square will connect theMath and Allied Health Building with the Science The commons will include a kitchen and concessions area as well as a area that will seat up to 600 Chapman said the commons area was designed to accommodate crowds too large to fit in the Multimedia Room at the Advanced Technology which seats and too small for the River Bend which seats Its a general purpose space where the campus can have staff See Page A7 Couples get down to celebrate clubs 50th anniversary nearly 200 These people from all over the area join in with the even from said Bob a charter member who flew in from New Mexico to take part in the Its great to see where the club has come over the Their success is due to the nice thing people who flhrnit crniurp nave worked dDoui square hard By TONY MASINELLI For The Telegraph WOOD RIVER Hands clapped and poodle skirts swirled as more than 90 area couples responded to profes sional callers during the 50th anniversary celebration of the Hoedowners Square Dance Club of Wood held in the Roundhouse on Sunday over afternoon danClHg IS that it S eaSV the years to According L t i i keen it to club offito and you have going Hoedowners fellowship and Q J finds its r roots in 18tn Evertt Steele century folk chariman of the tjf anniversary committee made their way to New organization is one of only four in the state that have held regular square i44 ou The BARNES of and Wilma of dance to a singing call Sunday during the Hoedowners Square Dance Clubs Golden Anniversary Celebration at the Wood River dances for 50 years or The group was formed in 1949 by Lucien and Marge Ringering after they observed a performance a Boy Scout A handful of couples began meeting in the Ringering andthe Hoedowners have been going strong ever the club main tains an active membership of England in the early days of American As more cultural groups their dance steps combined into a unique American Modern Western Square the style that is used evolved during the 1950s into standardized The nice thing about I See Page A7 Students stick with university Enrollment on the rise at SIUE By DEBORAH L BATES Telegraph staff writer EDWARDSVILLE Enrollment continues to climb at Southern Illinois University with new fig ures showing 357 more stu dents than last Its primarily due to improved and I think weve put a lot of effort in that the past two said Christa assistant vice chancellor for enrollment Enrollment this year is up from last years Oxford said students are not not stop not dropping She also credits the increased enrollment to the popularity of the two new residence We have more students on See Page A7 Good Morning Bulletin Board Comics Editorial Orahood Friendship leaves a lasting impression Doctor and slaves legacy lives on in Otterville school By THOMAS WRAUSMANN Telegraph staff writer OTTERVILLE This rural communitys proudest legacy is an example set by two 19th century men one one white whose friendship set a lasting exam ple for people of all The bond between Silas Hamilton and the slave he George can still be sensed when visit ing the school the doctor built in Otterville from his will to help educate all Their friendship is still making a difference in the lives of college as The former who became a prominent local left in his will a scholarship for people of color that still is going local historians Among its more than 200 recipients is LaRona an East Louis As an example of humane a slavery The WRAUSMANN Godfrey resident Mary Ann Wadlow admires the handiwork of Otterville area resident Frank which points the way to the historic Silas Hamilton School in bought a Southern Drainer of the Otter Creek became the best of friends plantation and slaves to Historical Hamilton and deeply respected each reform the system from with the young slave he according to Gladys named George Washington See Page A7   

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