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Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - October 10, 1999, Alton, Illinois SlNHITFS NFl Rams square off with the 49ers this afternoon Page Bl Porktfs Keep an eye on those ribs Page Dl 2000 ford Focus Not your typical small car Page Cl The outlook Partly sunny and mild High low 54 Page DIG Good Mornirig 10 Bulletin Young SUNDAY TBHBBr 267 Serving the River Bend since 1836 October 1999 Center to cater to victims By DEBORAH BATES Telegraph staff writer EDWARDSVILLE Officials are working to hire staff and volunteers for a new sexual assault victims center that will open soon in The Call for Help center in which is in Clair is establishing the new Madison County satellite office in JoAnn the executive director of Call for said the center is scheduled to open on She declined to say where in Edwardsville the center will be located until closer to the Facility to serve assault survivors The center will employ an office a an advocate and a prevention educator Pisel said the qualifications of those employees who will assist victims will The center has not filled all the positions at this We havent hired All you need to say is they will all have training dealing with sexual assault There are she Call for Help also is looking for vol unteers for the We will be looking for volunteer advocates to respond to going to the hospital and doing legal There could be a training program in the very near Pisel The volunteers will be required to have 40 hours of The center will service adult victims of sexual assault and anyone suffering from current or past Pisel said anyone needing assis tance before November can call the sexual assault service Anyone needing services will be able to receive Pisel The center will have an open house when the new center Pisel said that when a similar cen ter closed in Collinsville this the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault and the Edgemont Call for Help decided to establish the new cen Once they discontinued we had intentions and I think the coalition had intentions in services being continued in Madison she Since were the border county and we have we submitted a Childrens artistic side flowers at fest LincolnDouglas Days offers people a chance to stretch their wings The SMITH Anastacia gets some support from her Vickie as she sings the country song Crazy at the karaoke stage at LincolnDouglas Days held Saturday in down town The festival continues through Kampsville event pioneers old ways By DONNA Telegraph staff writer KAMPSVILLE Strains of oldfashioned blasts of cannon the smell of wood smoke and apple butter were some of the aro mas and sounds of Old Settlers Days at Kampsville on People brought their umbrellas and braved a bit of stepping gingerly across the strawcovered They enjoyed chicken and bison sausage sand caramel apples and looking at a myri ad of craft including one that sold old fashioned handmade toys and Everythings set and its said Barbara event I think people have high spirits despite the rainy who was helping spread straw on By BARBARA COPE Telegraph staff writer ALTON The Lincoln Douglas Days Celebration is bringing out the artistic side in some children while making some adults just feel like chil dren Vehicle traffic was sus pended Saturday as a street fair on West 3rd Street made it the block to party The clos est comparison to a traffic jam was the huge stack of pumpkins brought by Kruegers Orchard that blocked off Belle Vicki Carter was one of many mothers who brought children the celebration for a day of food and Her 6yearold daughter Anastacia made her street level stage debut crooning out her own rendition of Crazy the song made famous by Patsy Cline at a tent set up for Karaoke Plus the Dynamic Shes done stuff like this a few Vickie Carter She has her own karaoke machine at and I can hardly ever get her of She just loves to When she was done with one man even told her that hed stick around if she would sing some Anastacia said that the applause made her feel real but her favorite song to sing is How Do I Live by LeAnn For those with more profes sional musical talent in speakers from Sergios Acapulco restaurant belted out blues recordings near the Hayner Librarys 19th Century Crafts and Fun children could practice other artistic such as toy mask paint ing or just sitting down for a game of Connect Sydney chose to practice her painting designing a mosaic of flowers and stripes on a flowerpot donated for the Her Sharon sat nearby with a Bill munching on the deli cacies the event had to Weve never been down here but its been a fun Sydneys been running from shop to shop looking for Beanie Sharon Skaggs Hes eating bugs you she said about Well definitely come back next Dave Whipple spent his day standing behind a barbecue grill in front of Tonys Third Street Cafe with restaurateur Paul even though his own Madison County had its own tent set up down the Ive done this every year since it I used to work here when I was a and its fun to come back and do Whipple expertly turning a kabob away from a I always joke with the guys that they have to pay me by giving me free valet parking the rest of the Ventimiglia said the cele bration started after the Great Flood of 1993 as a way to show that Alton had made it through the disaster that nearly out the Downtown See Page All See Page A11 For The WEDOE Ashley of White learns how to make and color candles from candlemaker Bob Schudel of Godfrey at the Old Settlers held Woman on a crusade to educate community By LINDA WELLER Telegraph staff writer ALTON An Alton woman says she is using nontradi tional methods to wake up the black community about pre venting particularly among the citys drug users and pros1 Linda Price I tests for HIV the virus that I causes AIDS d u r i n evenings at a I church in a I neighborhood Linda Price known for heavy drug usage passes out condoms at taverns and dis tributes hundreds of copies of including one explaining how crack cocaine users can avoid contracting the Her unconventional meth ods command but she said that is what is needed to get the message out to peo ple at The traditional methods dont work whatever they were doing previously hasnt Price Price works at Blacks Assisting Blacks Against AIDS BABAA in Louis and pre See Page All COLORTYME ;