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Alton Evening Telegraph (Newspaper) - September 26, 1970, Alton, Illinois A2 Alton evening Telegraph saturday sept. 26, 1970 California i fires still blazing by James e Walters los Angeles a fires blazed through tinder dry Brush today in Southern California leaving tens of thousands of acres charred and expensive Homes in ashes. Firemen faced More of the infamous fire fanning a Devil winds a hot and dry Seaward blasts from the desert which whipped the dozens of fires into fast moving infernos after they started Friday. More than 57,000 acres were blackened an estimated 140 Homes destroyed and As Many As 400 Homes damaged. There were numerous reports of Burns and other injuries to firemen and residents but no deaths. Actor Dale Robertson a Home was destroyed fire officials said and the blazes damaged gov. Ronald Reagan s ranch and the Spahn movie ranch. The two most destructive blares crackled in Malibu Canyon a fashionable Scenic area on the coast about 30 Miles Northwest of los Angeles and in Western san about Anc to in boar with rail system proposed. By state finances look gloomy the Eagle suspect hunted in policeman a slaying residential area Miles Northwest. The Valley fire racing Seaward was within two Miles murdered during Bank robbery of reaching the now cooled a a origin of the Malibu fire which burned to the Pacific oceans Edge. A third fire around Agua Dulce Northeast of the Valley burned toward the starting Point of the Valley blare. It was the worst series of fires in California officials said since nov. 6, 1961 when 484 houses in the exclusive Bel air and Brentwood sections of los Angeles were destroyed. The three fires Friday marked out a 40-mile-Long Crescent of devastation which ranged from half a mile to five Miles wide. The cause of the blazes was unknown fire officials said. A soviet missile c Cruiser rides alongside the . Aircraft Carrier Independence under the nose of phantom jets sitting on the deck. Russian and . Ship activity in the Mediterranean sea has increased since the Nixon administration ordered the 6th Fleet to stand by 150 Miles off the Eastern Shore of War torn Jordan a wire photo. A glowing vision of an 82 mile rail like rapid transit system for the metropolitan area including Madison county was contrasted with the gloomy financial situation of the present bus system in the annual report just released by by state development Agency. A major strides were made in the past year in planning for the rail like system which would link suburbs and cities including Alton. Edwardsville and Granite City with downtown St. Louis the report said. At present prices the Cost of the system would be around $1.2 billion at least two a thirds of which would come from Federal sources if legislation now pending in Congress goes through. But without upgrading of the present bus system there would be a no base of Public ridership when the 82 mile system was actually built Robert Knapp chairman of by state warned. In a letter addressed to Illinois gov. Richard Ogilvie and Missouri gov. Warren Heames that accompanied the annual report Knapp asked that state support for by. State be considered a in your future legislative a a the Missouri legislature has offered no Aid to by state and through the Illinois legislature appropriated about $250,000 to subsidize school fares it failed to act in special session on a Bill to Aid Public transit. By state did receive Federal funds to Purchase 69 new buses and also Money to Purchase lock Type fare boxes for its a exact change buses. By states employment record was lauded by Carlos c. Villarreal administrator of the Urban mass transit administration who was told that since by state began seven years ago 55 per cent or 594 of the employees it has hired Are negroes. Negroes now represent 27 per cent of total by state employment the report said. Villarreal said that by state management compares with the Best systems in the nation the report said adding that by. State should a rank High in Competition for Federal by state is a keenly aware that diesel fumes from its buses Are a Job sectional and is striving through fuel selection additives and maintenance to improve the situation the report stated adding that a efforts to girl Hurt when Cycle overturns a Roxana girl was injured Friday afternoon when the motorcycle on which she was a passenger struck a Hole in the Street in East Alton and overturned. Sheri Appleby. 19. 215 w. Tydeman. Roxana was a passenger on the Cycle driven by 19 year old William Murray 1127 Vermie. Alton Murray told police he was attempting to turn into the Wilshire shopping Center and hit the Hole. She said his Cycle skidded and overturned. Eliminate exhaust odor and pollutants will be continued through use of improved chemical catalytic the proposed 82 mile rail like system was first unveiled on March 25 at a joint meeting of by state and the East West Gateway coordinating Council. Later a dispute developed Between by state and Gateway when by state ordered a detailed study of a single corridor. But later the contract was amended to provide that the final report due in the Spring of 1971 would be a less detailed evaluation of the entire 82 mile system. The 82 mile system would have 60 stations with the main terminal in East St. Louis connected with the Eads Bridge. Portions of the system would be underground and a a minimum of displacement of people and buildings for roadways would be required. The system would pay operating costs at fares competitive with using a private automobile and could move 587,000 passengers daily the report said. Haverhill mass. Apr More than 800 policemen searched through the night in northeastern Massachusetts and new Hampshire for William m. Gilday one of five persons charged in a the machine gun slaying of a Boston policeman during a Bank robbery. The officers from 18 communities also manned roadblocks where Gilday 41, of Amesbury was spotted several times Friday. During the Chase police said he stole three cars took two persons hostage and was cornered once but eluded capture after exchanging shots with police. Also sought were Katherine a. Power 20, of Denver colo., registered As a senior at Brandeis University in Waltham Susan Saxe 20, of Albany n.y., a june graduate of Brandeis and Stanley r. Bond 25, of Cambridge. Police said they believed the Trio flew to los Angeles thursday. Robert Valeri 21, of Somerville was arrested a few hours after the $26,000 robbery wednesday of a Branch office of state Street Bank cold continued from Page i centers Over Nevada and Colorado dominate the weather picture for the country a mid Section. The North East is expecting warmer Gulf air this weekend As the cold front that gave this area cooler temperatures becomes stationary. This May add to the Power shortages in these states. Antiwar continued from Page i memorial Center today included a Broad Section of area Campus youth. Included were the longhair and bearded students along with the More traditional haircuts and blazers. The role of women a liberation in peace activities was also scheduled to be discussed according to Yvonne Logan another conference coordinator. A woman have a great Deal of interest in peace and stopping the Vietnam War. I of interest in peace and stopping the Vietnam War. I feel we can play a great role in this area a she said. The conference got under Way As downtown St. Louis was jammed with traffic a Parade football fans and the City a first a fall la Yon fail to receive your Telegraph by 5 30 . Phone 465-6641 before 6 . And your copy will be delivered. Hog and dog carcasses part of stink reported at dump violations were discovered at the Mal Landfill on Chouteau Island by Madison county sheriffs deputies and a state pollution official last week after nearby residents complained of nauseating doors and scattered debris. Sheriffs deputies and Robert l. Schleuger of the Illinois environmental Protection Agency accompanied Ferdinand Segar of Granite City who complained odor causing chemicals were there to the dump. No chemicals were found but Segar pointed out that a one acre area of the Landfill did not have the required amount of dirt cover. Mal co owner Ken Harbarger said the 24-hour period allowed by the ordinance was not Over yet and he still had time to cover the open garbage which included parts of a carcass of a hog. Segar also pointed out the Lack of a temporary Fence which Schleuger said was required by Law. Harbarger said he was in the process of moving it to a new location to give the Landfill room to dump refuse and rain had prevented reconstruction of the Fence. Segar was advised by deputies to direct his complaints to the office of county pollution officer Paul Hawkins. The Mal Landfill has been charged with numerous violations in the past. On dec. 12, the Illinois department of Public health cited the operators for improper fencing inadequate soil cover and inadequate policing of the area. On Jan. 12, the Landfill operators were ordered to clean up within five Days by county sanitation officer Paul Hawkins. In May state sen. Merrill Ottwein of Edwardsville offered a Bill prohibiting the Landfill from accepting refuse from Missouri which makes up 85 to 90 per cent of the business. A woman who lives near the Landfill told the Telegraph today that she was overcome by the smell from the dump and required treatment on thursday sept. 17, the same Day the officials inspected Mal. Mrs. Louis Cionko said the three week old smell became too much to Bear and made her nauseous so she and some neighbors went to the Landfill to investigate. She said they found an uncovered Hole on top of one Mound that contained a dead hog and other foul smelling garbage. A we see the humane society truck Over there twice a week dumping dead dogs. That a probably a lot of the odor a mrs. Cionko said. Other persons have complained about the smell of the Landfill that nauseated motorists on nearby interstate 270, which has also been littered by debris blowing off the dump and by garbage falling off trucks Enro Ute to the Landfill. Ironically at one time a sign welcoming people to Illinois was positioned in front of the Mal Landfill. And Trust co. Patrolman Walter k. Schroeder 41, was killed during the robbery. Gilday Bond and Valeri All served terms at Walpole state prison and had been associated with Brandeis through a conv in t rehabilitation program called step. A Brandeis official said miss Power and Bond had registered there this fall but a have not been on the Brandeis Campus recently and apparently have severed All relationships with the Gilday was a night student at northeastern University and Valeri had been accepted at northeastern. Police said ammunition and military supplies found in miss Powers Boston apartment had been stolen in the bombing and looting of a National guard armory at Newburyport last sunday. Boston police commissioner Edmund l. Mcnamara said the equipment showed a a positive links Between the robbery slaying and a Radical revolutionary Campus j amp Springman York furnaces we Are an a authorized food stamp store must have id card cottage Hills. 111. Limit 1000 Stamps per Day double Eagle Stamps every tuesday plus the new top rates on savings for everyone 5 % w a Nuuja and loan association 620 East third St. A Alton a phone 465-4483 a u u in in in a a Ishii Alton evening Telegraph published Dally by Alton Telegraph printing company Paul s. Housley president. General manager. Stephen a Bousley editor amp assistant to the publisher. Richard a Cousley. Vice president and classified mgr. Henry h. Mcadams Secretary and assistant general manager. 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Central and Mill Street Bethalto Iii. 62010 people behind the news scene Flora right conferring with family Page editor. Meet Flora Young the Bowling Hall might seem to be As big As she is hut diminutive miss Flora Young the telegraphs new family Page writer is a competent and very Active howler. Flora who is Only 4 feet 10l/2 inches tall she insists on counting the half inc belongs to the thursday night ladies league and the a Channel dusters league in St. Louis. Flora joined the Telegraph in 1963 after graduating from Alton High school and worked As a proofreader and Relief switchboard operator. She was promoted to obituary writer Iii june of 1968 and then in june of this year was named to the family desk. In her new assignment she accepts engagements weddings anniversaries and club news writes headlines and lays out the family pages. It is Floral a pleasant voice that callers hear frequently on the Telephone when they Are submitting social or family news to Lite family desk. She is known Iii the office for Lier vivacity sense of humor and friendliness. Active Iii Community affairs As Well As howling Flora is chairwoman of the Public relations committee of the Alton business and professional women and Secretary of the Alton venture club. She is a Mem her of the Owca and program chairman for St. Johns Baptist Clui Reh. Flora comes from a family of three Sisters and two Brothers. She is the youngest daughter of or. And mrs. Charles e. Young jr., 1333 Taylor in Alton. She is single and lives at Home with her parents. A m in in in in a a a a a. He b in in in. U i one of a series on Telegraph staffers covering news in Madison Maco Upin Jersey Greene and Calhoun counties

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