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   Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1999, Alton, Illinois                                SERVING THE RIVER BEND SINCE 1836 Circle of Giving Residents reach put with help ing hands Page Bl The Outlook Mostly sunny and mild High near 71 low near 49 Page D6 268 50 cents Happy feet More from LincolnDouglas Days Celebration Page Dl October Rams break 49ers curse in 4220 win By WARREN MAYES Telegraph sports editor LOUIS The Wicked Witch of the West melted Sunday The nemesis of the Louis Rams the San Francisco 49ers were disposed of quickly and effi ciently on Sunday as the Rams scored a 4220 victo ry at the Trans World The triumph ends a 17 game losing streak to the 49ers that dated back to The Rams players gave coach Dick Vermeil a game in gave coowners Georgia Frontiere and Stan Kroenke game Everyone reveled in the Its been a long Kroenke We havent been competitive with To go out there and come out with a clear victory is Vermeil credited everyone in the organiza tion but himself for the clubs Korenke said he wanted to make amends on that I think he because he leads the all the I See Page A7 The BARNES Issac Bruce scores his second of four touchdowns Sunday in the Rams 4220 victory over the San Francisco 49ers at the Trans World Dome in Coroner will put election days to rest Dallas Jack Frandsen declining to run EDITORS NOTE This is the first of a twopart series candidates running for office in Madison County in the primary election next By SANFORD Telegraph staff writer EDWARDSVILLE The March 21 primary ballot in Madison County will be without the name of Dallas Burke for the first time in 28 the longtime county joins her fellow County Auditor Jack in declining to run for another term next A number of county races already are attracting wide Burke said she wants to spend more time visiting her Its been 28 and Ive hardly seen Burke Burke is the second of the countywide officers to say she will not run again in Frandsen said last week he will not run for reelection as audi He was appointed to the post last December after the former Fred was elected county treasurer in I See Page A7 Above Bob Strobel sits on his custommade 1997 Hardtel motorcycle Sunday as Al Bob Meyers and Roger Wallace look on at the Gateway Custom Cycle part of the LincolnDouglas Days in Downtown Alton Right Mike of the Alton Relations clowns around by filling balloons with helium for children at the LincolnDouglas Days LincolnDouglas Days wind up with culture ByJIMKULP For The Telegraph ALTON Richard recalls owning a Model T the kind displayed in the Vintage Auto Show at the sixth annual Lincoln Douglas Days Celebration in Downtown Alton We used kerosene because gasoline cost too he reminiscing at the show on Market Street where six Model Ts and a Model A Ford were Gasoline cost 10 cents a gallon and kerosene was 5 cents a We mixed the gasoline and It used to smoke a lit Also displayed at the show were a 1964 Buick Riviera and a 1956 De The car show was only a small part of Lincoln Douglas which was spread out along Third Street from Piasa to State over Saturday and in Riverfront the Seventh Annual Alton Cultural Festival was being the National Council of Negro Women sold sweet potato pies by the slice or The Federated Unity calling itself the oldest African American club in sold fried The American Indian Science and Engineering Society of Collinsville had a booth at the fes offering native American dolls and necklaces chil dren could make They also could have their name written in Max a full blooded Pawnee Indian performed a dance in Indian On Third Downtown Alton restaurant owners took advantage of the event to set up booths outside and offer their prod ucts for Tonys Restaurant was selling chicken sausages and hot Ralphs hawked jambalayas and Jamaican chicken Maries Kitchen sold homemade corn chili barbecued beef and other Sergio owner of the new Sergios Acapulco Restaurant and Lounge on Third also set up a booth in front of his establish He offered burritos and other Mexican In business just seven Cegar said he set up the booth to intro duce the public to his Meridian Coffee House sold coffeei apple cider and Other food items on sale includ ed hot peach apple butter and a variety of home grown including toma See Page A7 Good Morning Area Bulletin Board B23 Nation World Szegedy Wood River will fall into fun with Octoberfest By ANDE YAKSTIS Telegraph staff writer WOOD RIVER Townspeople will celebrate the autumn season with a gala Octoberfest of fun and music Saturday on the streets of historic downtown Wood Telegraph Towns Itll be a big October day of plenty of delicious prizes and games for all said Patti chairperson of the Octoberfest sponsored by the Civic Action Body of Wood Visitors to the Octoberfest can stroll through downtown Wood River for a festive autumn day of a Halloween costume arts and a barbecue dinner and the annual chicken wing The fall festival will begin at 10 and continue until in the downtown Wood River business You can participate in the pumpkindecorating contest to win cash Anderson You pay a few dollars See Page A7   

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