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   Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - April 16, 2002, Alton, Illinois                                Page A2 BRIEFS Place Plkc Place Place Edwardsville places at math competition Edwardsville High School won several awards at the Mathematics Field Day recently at Southern Illinois University The high school was the local Winner in CLASS AAA schools with more than 750 sWdents with the following awards Second Second Fourth First and Second Mpfe than students from Kentucky and Tennessee com peted in the annual Mathematics Field Day held 22 at Southern Illinois University tHe top schools in each won of merit went to in each grade to top performing students in each grade X SIUC faculty moni and grade the twohour Topics range from lalgebra to calculus and ifrigSnometry to creative Students complete MathAThon 5SOUTH ROXANA JudevChildrens Research announced the suc 6essful completion of the at South Elementary fhe students submitted now in its 22nd is an educationally program in which students obtain sponsors for the number of jrfaiK problems completed in workbooks provided in kindergarten through ninth program is sponsored nationally by Six Flags Theme who provide free passes to their parks for every student raising or Riverfront Trail marks Earth Day LOUIS Celebrate Earth Day with a trip down the Riverfront Trail on 10 Join the group leav ing from the intersection of Lenore Sullivan and Biddle Street 200 yards from the or start on your 1 Choose your mode of trans portation roller walking scoot er or The Riverfront Trail is a nine mile paved multipurpose along the Mississippi Riyer from the Lacledes jfcaiiding area to North more con stact earthdaystl@aol.com or v CONTACT US rjhe Telegraph welcomes items jfor publication on Page such jas calendar Our Past pho news and education with the following guidelines n i Items for Community must be submitted In Include a phone liwhlch will be for more Send items two before the event y 9 If you have an old photo graph of please include tphoio Including year was j 9 The Telegraph publishes Announcements within one month Area hospitals have for release by Out births may be called In at or 800 OVRpast BIRTHS T 3 A postcard printed for the Woolworth features three of Altons finest churches in a floral The Congregational Church building is at Sixth and Henry and the First Methodist Church building is at Sixth and Market First Presbyterian Church still occupies its stone structure at Fourth and Alby Postcard from the collection of Lora April Travelers to Louis would have to take the high The Missouri Department of Highways announced it was closing the lower southbound lanes of Route 67 between the Lewis and Clark The road would be closed for two to three months for resurfacing and replacement of a 100foot Traffic would be detoured to one lane on the higher northbound mak ing traffic twoway on the A statement in a national ly bestselling book that cited Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville among seven universities leading the list in reported rapes from 1972 to 1975 was based on incorrect reporting of FBI crime statis SIUE was among seven universities cited in Susan Brownmillers Against Our and The university said its research refuted the statistic in the book which had sold sev eral hundred thousand copies throughout the United SIUE actually did not report any rapes at all during that threeyear The erro neousstatistic apparently occurred because no distinc tion was made between the Edwardsville and Carbondale The Madison County Board of in unprece dented socked 17 town ships with multipliers that would raise property assess ments 15 Fort Moro and Chouteau townships and 12 rural townships would get the 15 percent assessment hikes in time for tax bills to be sent out later in the Madison County Supervisor of Assessments James Barton said the multipliers were imposed on 20 townships which failed to bring assessments up to the staterequired level of percent of market He said the action would raise assessed valuation by more than April More rain fell and the Mississippi echoing the trend of the rose more than to a flood stage of Heavy damage was caused by the fire that had swept the commercial and rooming structure on Broadway at Spring Street in Fire Chief James Lewis He said the fire started from an oil stove in rooms occupied by Mildred The alarm was turned in by employees of the Tom Harris garage across the street when they saw flames emitting from a Charles Jerry Middleton and Waterhouse were elected to the Alton Board of Education in a district Other members of the new board would be Robert George Morrison and Robert The three new members would serve with the Alton board until July at which time the entire board would be replaced by a new sevenman board to govern the new Alton Unit District April A holdup woman and three male companions in a jewelry store robbery held 50 Chicago police at bay for two The including the grandmother of one of the were captured eventually by tear gas Firefighters had to be called to don their masks and remove the The three men accused their leader of being Shed left her hand bag in the jewelry store with identification in Alton City Councils approval of two paving improvements estimated at rounded out the record program completed under the leadership of Mayor George Davis for the Those approved at Davis final full meeting with the council were Alby Street from Sixteenth to Elm streets and Washington Avenue from College Avenue north to Revival of Altons plan ning and zoning program was promised by council approval of a appropriation for the The program had been dropped earlier when the council defeated funding for it after a planning engineer had spent time in the city survey ing and discussing possibili Compiled by Charlotte Stetson TRIVIA Church project Altons first Congregational Society purchased two lots on Third Street in Alton to erect a church in The church at Sixth and Henry streets was completed in CALENDAR may be mailed to Box pi or fax to may be Wednesday Alton High School Class of 1982 Reunion Meeting 7 Johnsons Quilt and Theme Basket Raffle Fundraiser 8 to 3 Lewis and Clark and Eunice Smith Elementary Tickets or 6 for sponsored by Alton School District Corridor II 4632177 or Singles Connection attend dance Wood River 633 Wood River Wood River cost each lesson Swing Dance Lessons to basic I to 9 basic Wood River 633 Wood River Wood River cost per person STEMSS to 11 Behavioral Health 337 Wood River 251 For persons with mental ill ness and substance dency COHearts Support Group 7 to 9 Behavioral Health 337 Wood River GROW Emotional Support Group to Community Counseling 2615 Edwards A 12step selfhelp group for emotional growth TOPS 10 College Avenue Presbyterian Alton 465 1245 or First Christian Lorena Wood River or Narcotics Anonymous 8 1820 Alton Alcoholics Anonymous 8 Saint Peter and Paul Catholic 717 State Alton AIAnon Zlon Lutheran Highway Bethalto 8 Saint Peter and Paul Catholic 717 State Alton Gamblers Anonymous 7 Clares auditorium Fifth Alton 4651722 or Thursday Quilt and Theme Basket Raffle Fundraiser 8 to 3 Lewis and Clark and Eunice Smith Elementary Tickets or 6 for sponsored by Alton School District Corridor II 4632177 or Red Cross Blood Drive 1 to 5 Papa Johns 2700 Washington Alton free one one topping pizza to donors Grief Support Group Saint Anthonys Wellness Alton Square Hayner Library Musical Program Hayner Main 326 Belle Alton featur ing Bucky Haller register at 800 Make Today Count Saint Anthonys Wellness Alton Square topic New Beginnings followed by pollock dinner Woocjrow Wlleon AllSchool Reunion Committee 7 Hartford Public Hawthorne and Old Louis Hartford plan for reunion scheduled July 20 2540364 or Astronomy 101 Class 7 to 9 Olin Nature 2213 Levis Godfrey cost Alton Toastmasters Club 230 7 Main Street United Methodist 1400 Main Alton 465 0902 or Singles Connection 7 Imos Route Edwardsville planning meeting Arts and Issues Series Morris University Meridian Southern Illinois University Edwardsville featuring Keith cell Tickets general students Bethalto Klwanls Club Honey Tree Tea Bethaltp Blood Pressure Screening to 2 Clares Hospital lobby Debtors Anonymous 7 to Dennys Hpmer Adams Parkway TOPS Bethalto Presbyterian Second and Nelson Bethalto 3778829 or 4656531 Rpxana 6568494 or Narcotics Anonymous 8 Clare 915 Fifth Alton NarAnon Support Group 8 to Clare 915 Fifth Alton Gamblers Anonymous 7 Main Street United Methodist Church 1400 Main Alton lower level Discovery room 4651722 or HOSPITAL NOTES Telegraph area patients autho rizing publication of hospitalize tion Include ALTON MEMORIAL ADMISSIONS Amy Alton Wendy Bunker Hill DISMISSALS Tammy Godfrey JERSEY COMMUNITY ADMISSIONS Aleigha Kane Carol Jerseyville Orville Jerseyville DISMISSALS Christina Carrollton Sara Medora SAINT ANTHONYS ADMISSIONS Paul Alton DISMISSALS Tammy Granite City Julie Kane Sarah East Alton Joanna East Alton Medlock and Mlchelife Youngbauer Medlock of a Irvin Leroy 7 pounds 7 March Gateway Regional Medical Granite Elder child Grandparents Judith Medlock of Belleville and the late Irvrn Medlock Paul and Delta Youngbauer of Great grandparents Pereman and Marion both of Granite Wuertley Michael Wuertley and Nlckle Gale of a Alyssa 5 March Gateway Regfona Medical Granite Grandparents Roy and KathPe Connor and Wanda all of Granite Hampton v Zane Hampton and Laura Catalano of a Peyton 7 pounds 8 April Alton MemoriaJ Elder child Kaden Grandparents Donald and Ellen Hampton of Alton William and Phyllis Catalano of Baker Tim and Stefanle Brown Baker of a Raigen 7 pounds April Saint Anthonys Elder child Grandparents Terry and Linda Brown Linda all of Wood Rivef Wayne and Jane Baker df Greatgrandparent Charlotte Beyer of Wood River Lee and Connie BrowTi of Sivia Lonnle and Mlchaeleeh Rodman SlvIa of a Caleb 8 pounds 11 April Saint Anthonys Elder children 10 6 4 Grandparents Lonnie and Deborah Slvia of Bethalto Sandra Coats of Louis Michael Rodman of Greatgrandpar ents Vlona Slvia of Meadowbrook Kathryn Quillman of Ireland Christopher Ireland arid Mary Hosier of a Heather Mariev6 Gateway Regional Medical Elder child Grandparents Robert and Sheila Hosier of Granite City Fammy Vasques of Colllnsville Gerald Ireland of Great grandparents Linda Greenville Mary Zahn Superintendent to speak May 14 GODFREY Cleveland Hammonds superintendent of schools will be featured speaker at the 23rd annual Kiwanis Club of AltonGodfrey prayer breakfast May The breakfast will begin at 7 in the Trimpe Mujti Media Building Room 10Ot Lewis and Clark Community 5800 Godfrey a former has served as super intendent of Louis Public Schools for the past fiye He has servedVjn administration in and He taught in the Alton School District from 1961 to Tickets are per persen and may be purchased frojn any Kiwanis Bank in Godfrey and Alton and Union Planters BanHn For more call 4651814 or T   

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