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Alton Telegraph (Newspaper) - March 2, 1990, Alton, Illinois A-2 fri., March 2, 1990 the Telegraph weather statistics 24 How High Ito 6 a in s 2 hour Low to 8 a in. Recorded at St Peters to Normal at9 Norma Tow. 28� precipitation 24 hours to 8 a m 0 of recorded at St Peters to total this month 0 of Lochs Normal this month 0 09 inches total for Vea 4 95 inches Norm for year 3 95 inches sunlight tomorrow Rise 6 31 a m set 5 56 r m River or Ages River stage of Omahon r t available while monitoring equipment is moved to new tor k and dam rom old to k site at Alton Rollin measured by St louts county health department in Clayton Mold Alf Lim. 14 the acc weather forecast for noon saturday. March 3. 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Cheyenne Chicago Friday Cincinnati 50 38 Clr Kansas City 49 22 Clr rapid City 61 29 Clr it indicate Ort out Cleveland 42 29 in Las vegas 75 so 02 cd Reno 52 38 of in oven a t Low to 8 c 03 44 cd Liottta pock 41 33 Clr Richmond 50 33 in Columbus Ohio 44 24 Clr lot Argalas 68 57 cd s a or Amant o 60 50 in Hilo Fri Orth Concord no 34 26 cd Louisville 52 38 05 Clr St Louis 49 29 Clr 39 29 c by Dalpat it Worth 43 42 cd Lubbock Mert Fathis 47 30 Clr Salt Lake City 57 40 78 in 55 32 Cdv Dayton 45 29 Clr 42 40 06 tit san Antonio 45 36 Cdv 48 26 Clr Denver 53 22 cd Miami Beach 74 70 cd san Otego 64 57 03 Cdv 39 33 Clr Des Moines 52 30 Clr mind Odessa 43 27 Clr san Francisco 55 51 in 47 38 02 Colv oat Rod 41 30 cd Milwaukee 42 35 cd sen Juan a r 83 71 Cdv 42 30 in Duluth 48 27 cd mils St Paul 59 31 cd Santa be 50 in Cdv $1 39 .24 cd Elpaso 57 36 cd Nashville 42 40 40 cd St Ste mafia 4 i 33 Cdv 40 28 in Evansville 81 29 Clr new Orleans 4 54 93 Clr a attle 62 3 7 ,33 in 57 30 cd Fairbanks 26 in cd new York City 42 32 in Shreveport Sioux Felts 53 40 cd 58 80 25 cd Fargo so 27 Clr Norfolk. A 43 32 in 59 29 Clr 62 26 Clr Flagstaff 55 28 cd North Platte 54 19 cd Spokane 51 26 Cdv so 35 05 cd grand rapids 38 33 cd Oklahoma City so 28 fir Syracuse 40 32 cd 36 31 cd great fall 57 20 cd Omaha 56 27 Clr Topeka 50 20 Clr it 46 of a try Hartford 37 27 in Orlando 77 is in i us son 77 47 cd 35 30 cd Halana 51 17 cd Philadelphia 43 30 in to a so 28 Cdv 14 31 cd Honolulu 75 63 ,14 Clr Phoonie 78 59or Wichita 38 1 7 Clr 49 24 r do Houston so 44 78 cd Pittsburgh 43 23 cd Wilkes Barre 37 24 Cdv so so cd Indianapolis 40 24 Clr Portland Maine 34 so in National tamper i High is 45 cd Jackson Mitt 59 45 88 Clr 64 36 cd arture t trireme 4 8 2b Cdv Jacksonville 76 51 in Providence 34 29 in thursday 89 at Yuma. An Low 39 32 Clr Juneau 39 34 .03 in Raleigh 55 .11 in Friday. 2 at wast Yellowstone Mont Alton Market reports our past Wall Street new York a prices closed higher on Wall Street thursday As the Stock Market found a Silver lining in a downbeat report on the Economy. The Dow Jones average of 30 industrials Rose 8.34 to 2,-635.59. 8.34 advancing issues outnumbered decliners by about 4 to 3 in nationwide trading of new York Stock Exchange listed stocks with 843 up 633 Down and 493 unchanged. Volume on the floor of the big Board came to a moderate 157.93 million shares Down from 184.41 million in the previous session. Nationwide consolidated volume in nose listed issues including trades in those stocks on regional exchanges and in the Over the counter Market totalled 185.31 million shares. The monthly Survey by the National association of purchasing management indicated that the manufacturing Economy declined in Gebru Board of Trade Chicago a wheat futures prices fell sharply thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade reflecting Slack Export demand and improved growing conditions for the hard red Winter wheat crop. At the close wheat futures were 411 cents to 51� cents selected stocks closing quotations for March i net Stock High Low close chg. Nose at amp to �io1 394 39b l8 Martch 584 574 58 4 Amoco 554 544 55 4 Antheus 354 344 344 -4 adm 214 204 214 4 in lips 224 214 224 4 Chrys 164 164 164 a con agr 264 26 28 -4 Cyprus in 264 254 264 4 Mersel 394 384 394 4 Exxon 474 464 464 -4 Gen 454 444 45 4 ill powr 18 174 18 4 Mayds 464 444 46 1 Mcand 55 544 544 a Monsan 1094 1064 1084 4 Olin 594 584 594 14 Calspur 814 804 814 4 Royald 744 744 744 -4 Sears 414 404 41 a swell 564 544 56 14 Une lec 274 27 274 a a Walt 454 434 444 4 Oto Germania 14 1v4 Iva a Laclede 144 144 144 a Marc burp 264 264 264 -4 source Stifel Nicolaus s co inc. Ary for the loth consecutive livestock National stockyards 111. Apr hogs 2,500 Trade Active compared to wednesday Barrows and gilts 25-50 higher. 1-3 230-260 la 50.25-51.00, Many 50.50-51.00 260-270 la 49.50-50.25 2-3 270-300 la 46.50-49.75 1-2 220-230 la 49.00 month but at the lowest rate since last june. Lower with the contract for delivery in March at $3.89 a Bushel Corn futures were a cent to i cent lower with March at $2.464 a Bushel Oats were unchanged to i12 cents higher with March at $1.43% a Bushel soybeans were a it cent lower to 3 cents higher with March at $5.67 4 a Bushel. 50.00 2-3 200-230 la 44.50-46.50. Sows under 500 la 1.00 higher Over 500 la mostly steady instances 1.00 lower 1-3 300-500 la 45.00-46.00 Over 500 la 47.00-49.00. Boars All weights 43.00-43.50. Cattle and calves none. Publication the Telegraph is published daily except saturday and weekday holidays at 111 e. Broadway Alton iii., 62002 Assn 0897 456x. Second class postage paid at Alton iii., 62002 Post master Send address changes to the Telegraph to Box 278, Alton Iii 62002 Telephone numbers advertising classified.463 2527 retail.463 2550 circulation. 463 2511 newsroom.463 2551 Billing inquiries. 463 2506 information.463 2500 sound off .463 2523 toll free in Illinois boo 642 21 18 subscriber service of you do not receive your Telegraph before 5 . Monday Friday or before 7 sunday Call the office responsible for your air a a delivery before 6 . Monday Friday or before to a in. Sunday customer service is also available 8 a in noon saturday Wood River Hartford Roxana. 463-2511 cottage Hills 259 1982 Bethalto. 463 251 1 Jerseyville 800 642 2118 All other areas. 463 251 1 subscription rates Home delivery i month. $8.25 3 months. $24.75 6 months.$49.50 annually.$99 mail subscriptions 3 months $28 6 months. ,. $56 annually 112 a continued from Page a-1 and two dozen other St. Louis county cities. A a it a a sign that Alton is making its Mark with the big cities across the River mayor de Voumard or. Said. A a we la add a lot of new business numbers to the phone Book when the new Clark Bridge is people in 47 cities in St. Louis county can find the phone numbers of Homes and businesses in Alton and Godfrey in the new directory published this month. A Walton is a stones throw away from St. In it county and ifs growing. That a Why we included it in the suburban directory a Don Fisher of southwestern Belles yellow pages said. The Telephone number of Mcconahey a Flower shop in Alton is a fingertip away from netties Flower Garden of St. Louis on Page 169 of the yellow pages some fingertip facts in the directory include a mention of Robert Wadlow Altona so gentle giant Quot and Elijah p. Lovejoy who died defending his printing press in Alton in 1837. On the yellow cover is an Aerial photograph of the construction of the new Melvin Price lock and dam. The phone number of Sam thames antique shop at 205 e. Broadway in Alton is listed among St. Louis antique dealers. A people travelling through St. Louis find us in the yellow pages a thames said. A it pays water March 2, 1965 a Alton mayoral candidate Clyde Wiseman suffered a broken jaw in an Accident at Home. Wiseman a wife said he was working on a defective garage door when a Spring connected steel door support struck him. A or. And mrs. James Hay of Jerseyville Road celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an open House. March 2, 1940 a a Tornado that roared across the City in a northwesterly direction caused extensive damage. Miraculously there were no injuries or deaths. Among the worst damaged Homes were those of or. And mrs. Lawrence Keller jr., 2054 Alby St. Or. And mrs. James Keeffe 2011 Alby St., and or. And mrs. Charles Daniels 2998 Belle. Mrs. Athyl Tyner and her infant son escaped from their bedroom at fourth and Spring streets just before the Chimney fell into it. A the twister hurled a huge tree into the Grace methodist Church. It barely missed mrs. . Hedger wife of the pastor. The damaged building was unsafe for the coming sunday worship services. March 2, 1915 a Alderman Maurice Hoffman was burned seriously about the legs body and head by a fire that burst through the Kitchen Wall. The fire soldering Between the Walls was blamed on rats chewing matches. Lottery Illinois thursday daily game.6-7-5 pick four.8-2 0-5 Missouri thursday pick three.9-5-1 a continued from Page a-1 recent heavy Rains have helped dilute the amount of diesel fuel in the Well water Supply the amount in samples drawn wednesday was 0.2 milligrams per liter the safety threshold Muraro said. To qualify for state Grants up to $1 million the City a water department must officially Register its diesel fuel tanks with the state fire marshals office Muraro said. It must also spend $100,000 of its own Money first. Crabtree said the City is completing the paperwork to Register the diesel tanks. A study of the contamination by Layne Geo sciences inc. Of Kansas City mo., is slated to Start monday. The study is expected to take at least two weeks and Cost an estimated stickers a continued from Page a-1 plated when they get there Beiser said. Or they can mail the sticker applications in and get the stickers Back in the mail. Beiser estimates about half of the approximately 20,000 people required to have stickers will mail in the applications and fees. Mailing the notices and applications will Cost about $2,-500, he said but added that Many Drivers disgusted with the annual City Hall hassle just did no to bother to buy them. The mailing method May increase compliance with the sticker Law and the added Revenue May More that pay for the cwt of postage. A but even if it does no to or even if its just a break even Deal it will be Worth it for the added convenience for the residents a Beiser said. Cocaine a continued from Page a-1 mistic the colombian government can keep the pressure up another six or seven months before a comprehensive Antidrug attack can be developed. A it costs a lot economically but the costs Are much More than that. Ifs dangerous a he said. During the rest of the conference experts will discuss the Impact the nicaraguan election and the american invasion of Panama have had on relations Between the United states and latin american nations Eduardo Vallarino Panama s new ambassador to the United states is unable to attend the conference because of an emergency Cabinet meeting organizer Richard Millett said. Millett a site history professor is a noted expert on Central America. However Alvaro Escallon colombians ambassador to the United states and Francisco Villagran Deleon the guatemalan ambassador to the United states will speak at the conference. $106,000. The firm will design a plan for a cleanup to prevent further contamination. The City will probably have to make an inter fund loan to pay for the study Crabtree said. The loan May have to be repaid through a special surcharge on water users unless another source of state Money can be found he added. Seabrook licensed Seabrook . A the Seabrook nuclear Plant overcame two decades of protests Legal challenges ballooning costs and the financial ruin of its chief investor to capture the ultimate prize a License to operate. The nuclear regulatory commission voted 3-0 thursday to Grant the $6.5 billion reactor a full Power License. But the Appeal process will hold up the License for at least two weeks and Seabrook opponents pressed on. About 125 anti Seabrook demonstrators waved signs chanted and blocked Plant Gates after the decision. More than 70 were arrested. At the arc meeting in Rockville md., Utility executives hugged each other after the ruling and maintenance workers at the 1,200-plus employee Plant hoisted a sign Reading a Startup �?T90 we have the Seabrook perhaps the nations most hotly contested nuclear Plant became a Symbol of the anti nuclear movement. From the Mouth of a babe come executive decisions Union City . A for Mary Rodas playing with toys is just another Day at the office. But As vice president of a company that Hopes its sales will reach $20 million this year the 14-year-old Isnit just playing around. The eighth grader is an executive for catch inc., which develops and licenses toys. Other companies use kids to test their products but catch says none of them have reached the executive ranks like Mary. She takes taxis or limousines from Union City to her office in nearby Manhattan three times a week. Her High school and College education is paid for. And she has a Stock portfolio that includes investments in ism Walt Disney co., general electric co. And the Hershey co. A if an ideas Good enough i say so a Mary said explaining her Job. A if there a something to improve i say what needs to be done to fix things for example her latest project is Balzac a balloon in a patented cloth sack. It can be hit with a Racket Bat or stick and can even be sat on without busting. When is. Rodas first bounced it around the sack was made of White Muslin. A i told them it was too Plain a she said. A they needed something to liven it up. I told them to put on some Neon the sack now is a Patchwork of Brilliant colors. Kid stuff a a it a More than that a said catch president Barbara Carver. A most kids can to say specifically what their problem with the toy is. just say a i done to like that a or a this Isnit with Mary Shell say it needs More colors or More of this or that. Mary said her consulting career began at age 4 when her father a salvadoran immigrant working As a custodian brought her along As he made repairs to a neighbors apartment. There she noticed a Man laying tile and pointed out his mistakes. The Man was Donald Spector who lived in the same building As the Rodas family. Spector struck up an acquaintance with the girl and was so impressed with her ideas he decided to make her vice president when he founded catch a subsidiary of catalyst applied technologies which he co founded. $65 billion Bill to expand care to nation s uninsured opposed Washington a a draft proposal to spend $65 billion on two of the nations biggest health care problems is running into behind the scenes White House opposition even before it comes up for a vote. The . Bipartisan commission on comprehensive health a Are planned to vote today on a proposal to provide health insurance to More than 31 million uninsured americans and help 9 million americans pay the High Cost of Long term care. Several sources said thursday that approval was not guaranteed noting that the White House had been pressuring republicans on the 15-member commission to withhold their. Support. Rep. Fortney a a Peter Stark a California Democrat who is a member of the commission predicted its recommendations to Congress would be a a dead letter because of opposition from the White House. A the postmaster in this Case is president Bush and. They done to want a plan which would Embarrass them in the next election a Stark said. The commissions draft plan would require All businesses with More than too employees to provide private health insurance to their workers or to contribute to a Public plan for employees and non working dependents. When fully implemented All americans would be provided health insurance through their employer or the Public plan. It also would offer All americans coverage for Long term care in their Homes and for the first three months in a nursing Home. Federal benefits for additional time spent in a nursing Home would be greatly improved. The draft plan did not recommend How to pay for the benefits saying a the commission is committed to raising whatever additional revenues Are the commission a including 12 members of Congress and three White House appointees a was created by Congress in 1988 to tackle the thorny questions of How to ensure Quality affordable care for the uninsured and for those devastated by the High costs of Long term care. The panel is commonly known As the Pepper commission in Honor of its first chairman the late rep. Claude Pepper d-fla., an outspoken advocate for the elderly and disadvantaged. Stark criticized the draft plan saying it would not guarantee health coverage for All americans particularly those employed by Small businesses. He noted it provided extended nursing Home Protection Only to those of limited income and assets and complained that it failed to recommend How to pay for the $65 billion program. J

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