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   Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1999, Alton, Illinois                                SERVING THE RIVER BEND SINCE 1836 THE TELEGRAPH Home Front A brighter shade of Victorian Page B4 Prep scores Granite City 21 Alton 14 EAWR 38 Gillespie 7 Page Cl TheoutlM j Special section Cloudy With I National Credit a chance of showers Page D8 Union Week 1723 Inside 27450 cents October Chiropractor hold on drug chargo By KERRY SMITH Telegraph staff writer EAST ALTON Police from South Roxana and East Alton joined forces in a search and seizure arrest ing and charging an East Alton resident with the unlaw ful delivery of a controlled Authorities arrived about Thursday at the home of East Alton chiroprac tor William in the 100 block of Lincoln Wood was arrested and charged with delivering pre scription drugs East Alton Police Chief Richard Brown said Thursdays arrest is evidence of an already successful team work relationship between the two villages law enforcement We started out with infor mation that South Roxanas drug task force had given Brown Even though this specific incident wasnt occur ring in their South Roxana understands that drugs dont have to be in our own back yard to affect South Roxana Police Chief Dennis Carpenter said more charges may be filed against This arrest was the result of our drug task forces inves Carpenter The arrest and search warrant was based on purchases of con trolled substances that our undercover guys bought from This is just one of many investigations were pur and we are anticipating further charges in this case over the next few Wood was taken to the Madison County where he remained Friday under This is not the first case weve made working with South Roxana and its hopefully nowhere near thfe last case we can do Brown Chief Carpenter and his department are great At least six members of I See Page A11 The inspiring Billy Graham Crusades The BADMAN Olympic gold medal winner Mary Lou Retton was energetic as she delivered a short speech at the Greater Louis Billy Graham Gold Medal gymnast brightens up dome By KERRY SMITH Telegraph staff writer LOUIS Her smile is as radiant as it was when she captured Americas heart at the 1984 Olympics in Los Gold medalwinning gym nast Mary Lou spoke at her first Billy Graham Crusade Thursday night in The vigor that propelled her high above the vault as the first woman to win a gold medal in gymnastics is redirected these As a a wife and a the Houston res ident says God and family come Its a huge honor for me to in a Billy Graham Retton said Thursday night in the Trans World Dome in Downtown minutes before giving her personal I grew up in a Christian I cannot remember a time when I did not believe in Jesus but I kept that to until A member of Houstons Second Baptist Church along with her Shannon Retton said her top priority is being mom to their two and I guess Ill always want people to remember me as a very blessed person whose life revolves around the Lord and whose family is Number Retton My girls are my gold medals See Page A11 Greater LOUIS ly Graham JJSADE OCtohw TWA Dome Doors open Psalty the Singing Song Book Friends Doors will reopen Concert for the NeXt Generation Christian Pop band dc Talk Gospel artist Kirk Franklin The Billy Grahams message to young people Crusade concludes Evangelist carries message of God far and wide By KERRY SMITH Telegraph staff writer LOUIS The Billy Graham Crusades have been taking place for 52 years in more than 185 Some 210 million people around the world have been witnesses to Grahams proclamation of the word of Every evangelistic crusade conducted by Graham is the result of a cooperative effort involving the his team and dozens of local Christian congregations of all denomi Graham is invited by clergy and laity who have banded he because of the to reach their community with the message of Since Grahams very first crusade in Los Angeles 52 years his message has basical ly remained the same its a message of Gods Gods judgment and Gods desire to let the people hes created commit to a personal relationship with Jesus It is always good for us to get Graham This city Louis has made tremendous changes and in terms of racial since we were here last The race problem is not an American problem its a world But theres one thing we can all no mat ter what our differences and thats to just love each During Thursday nights crusade Graham spoke about the fact that the world topped the 6 billion mark in population this In the next theyre saying well top between 10 and 12 he Were told we cant support the 6 billion that now that there wont be enough water and other scarce resources and that the types of suffering from disease to poverty to war will But God is in Theres a mys tery to it and yet by we God had no beginning and that he has no In his early years of the Billy Graham the evangelist stayed as long as one month in a given host as he did in Louis on one of his previous two But because of the increasing number of his com his age and his Graham See Page A11 u rpheres one 1 thing we can all no matter what our differ ences and thats to just love each Billy Graham at Trans World Dome Photo page B1 The BADMAN Evangelist Billy Graham addresses thousands at the Trans World Dome in Downtown Louis as his image is broadcast over one of several view screens behind Fall colors reaching their peak By STEVE WHITWORTH Telegraph staff writer GRAFTON Fall colors are beginning to peak this weekend in the and visitors who tcavel on the Great River Road will find many interesting things to Forestry experts have warned that the colors of the autumn leaves will not be as vivid this year as they have been in years they still predict the annual dis play of colors will be relatively said Pete forest protection program administra tor with the state Division of a division of the Illinois Department of Natural If you had to rate it on a scale of 1 to Id rate it about 5 to he Skuba recommends that the best route for viewing fall colors in the area is the Great River Road along the Mississippi River from Alton to featuring the majestic and the Great River Road again along the Illinois River from Grafton to where the wooded bluffs will display many autumn The fall colors forecast calls See Page A11 Good Morning Bulletin Obituaries Scott   

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