Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on March 28, 1952 · Page 2
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f>AOS TWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 1952 Activity Seen On Riverfront Efiaton Pnrkinp Meters t)fltiyfd l\y Hopefuls Start Word Feuding l.o Gf..t 1 tor ftp. Across Skies Clear, So| Allies Attackl Two Children, Others Injured In Series of Auto Mishaps SamI Company Sri for I}ii.«inr.«M The riverfront nf the fnot of Ttenry Is a «ecne of bustling aei- ivily with a series of construe! lonnl projects, chief of which ft the com- plelion of docking and slorate yard faeililios for Alton Sand Co. The new sand company will handle commercial sand lak' i n from the Mississippi by drorlgii;)? operations. John II. Wolf of Hie Wolf Excavating Co. IK In charee appi melei.s in Ihe half block ! riil-rlo-sac. immediately north of Broadway, Hi' 1 threat of dec pa.k- ing there lias fnited ,'or !li" time being Alrleiinnn .1. boolev, th<- cily' louncj) Inilfjc I. 1 -1.1 man. an- i noiiriced that 'I hy in Ihe instill «• i lion now seems advisable- then asked City KnKiriecr Fairfie'd lo explain Ihe s lualion lo aldermen, (•'airfield -'-ported that plans >if Union Kloclric Power Co. now contemplate an early Mail on erection Kcffluvrr. Km- History Into of Ihe company project, and snirl of ."" "f w "" ldm « '" ,'™''""/ thnf a slzcnblo prof-rnm of im- i" 1 " l '.' flH " ( " 1 ' ""', Hicse will include provomonf* to fncilltnle company l« w f">K to grade I he „«(, KidewMl" operations Is to he carried out. " n . hf> WOK| . ;' (1 ' ! .° lhr ; «"l-«l«-«»« operations A pier Is being filled out from Ihe shore lo afford a suitable point for the docking t and unloadinc sand, and mechanical equipment to faeilltnte handling tho sand will Also cotmidoi ;d by the company Is a rarnp-rlrivewiiy into f:.'nnton so tin area at Ihe ear of Hie building sand, and mechanical equipment! m " y , h " " r"'' v " lf> ' 1 "" <i "« m fnMWnfn h n nrili«<» ihn onnrf tu iii I employes, taking their car later be In.stnlled. street. n for us otf li,e Wilh Hi" sidewalk lo he Wolf said that under contract | '"«"'«•<'. It would he a rlrmble ev arrangements, Gary Dredging Co. i P pnw? '" " ll1 .'" " H!IOI ' H for " sll °" with a sand pumping outfit and!" 1 ". 0 -.., 1 , 1 .'."', 1 ^". "' barges. Is doing tho sand dredglnf;. • " A crane, bulldo/er, and other equipment Is being used In the work now In progress. At the pier was a bflrge of sand, moved Into plaee yesterday for unloading. nv Tiir AMftriATfn i'nr«s 'the p 1 evidential hrimmatuin hat- He Blithered sir-am todav [nun Hv heat of angry a mo cnllint; boiuoon candidate 1 ?. I'mr-Mi alni rt weird-feuding ''hat- IrTOrl the heretofore ,-iolile <Hm paign in Nebraska boH-. een Sen. l-Mes Kefniivr-r if Tennessee anrl Sen. Robert Kerr of Oklahoma. They are :,eekiriR delegates in next 'I'lir-sflay's 1 lornoi rntic pi i-ferer'i-e K'efnuver angrily accused Kerr of trying to "smear" him through /in advertisement which rrliiei/o»| Ihe Tonnessoonii's voting record In CoiU'ro«;s rm Cornrnunisl-eontrol Part of tho space occupied by later, some narrowing of walk In Ibr- riil-rle-sa studied. T! ""'"' «aul rle-sac aNr> is being step would widen hi-' may be legally unfenr.inlo, ho finrls. Meantime, if construction pro- Ita mtertal .Ke yard which "':f' "»« w ''' '* li ' 11 " , oxtendB from Henry to Ridge wasj f"! f ' , or . lin| ; Hi ,'' n ' 10 dpncj formerly occupied by Blnsko linlf - hlo '- k «f I'-'""™ "'«=««""• Linen, which IH moving Its equipment to Its leased area at (ho en si of (he foot of Ridge. Some of tho Dtruetures It has maintained west| of Ridge are being dismantled or prepared for removal. Blaske lines also In inslailing a dock anr] boat yard sub-office In Its warehouse to replace one formerly maintained in a separate smni building. Immediately upstream from Hie foot of Henry preparations for erection of Real: Raymond's new flshmnrket Immediately adjacent to the already completed watchman's building were In progress today. The wooden fish dock, soon to be replaced by a modern concrete market, was moved early this week to make way for tho furlhor permanent Improvements The Raymond market holds t Jense from the cily and is making its installation In substantial form and at a height which Mrs. Raymond says above the level of any flood of record hero. A heavy con- crole and steel foundation will make the building as immune to possible damage by waves, water or Ice ns is a lighthouse. east side will he cut off from such usage while building go".s on. Mrs. Schlafly Urges Women Demand Honesty Mrs. Phyllis Stewart Schlafly, candidate for Congress from the 24th District, addressed the Zonta Club, Thursday, at dinner at (ha YVVCA. Mrs. SchJafJy said fn part; "When the Nineteenth Amendment was passed giving women the right to vote, everyone predicted that politics would become more moral. Unfortunately, In the last 30 years, politics have become more corrupt. The same Slate department 'experts' who told us that Russia was a 'pence-loving democracy' and that the Chinese Communists wore just 'agrarian reformers', now toll us that mornl doctrine is dictated by expendleney and that Constitutional doctrine is 'moulded by practical necessities', George Konnan, our ambassador to Russia, states in his new book that he opposes 'the carrying-over into affairs of states of the concepts of right and wrong'. The State department's moral Illiteracy lias resulted In betraying our friends, aiding our enemies, anil treating the Atlantic Charter as 'just a scrap of paper'. "Uuntil the women exercise their good Influence at the polls to demand honesty and moral principle In their leaders, we will continue to he plagued by corruption in Washington and weakness before the rest of tho world," Candidates Tax Base for Will Be Unchanged 17 Percent of Full Vnlur. St.ill in Effrri EDWARDSVILLE-Townshlp assessors of Madison county voted unanimously at their annual conference here this morning to assess personal properly this spring at, 17 percent of full value--tho same basis In effect Ihe past four years. Godfrey Township Assessor I.e. land Smith offered the motion for the 17-pcrcenl aKfiessmenl basis. The quadriennlnl re-assessment of real estate was made last yeai, also at. n percentage of 17 percent agreed upon by township assessor;-. The assessors' meeting this morning In the county board of supervisors' room at the courthouse was presided over by County Treasurer Guy Harper cx-offl- cio counly supervisor of assessments. He suggested that assessments on automobiles be Increased 10 percent, over last year's valuations, ns recommended by the stale revenue depnrtment. In agreeing upon Ihe .17 percent personal property assessment for 1952, members of (ho group point- id out that the slate-set multiplier certified by the stale revenue for •alslng local assessments to RO- salled "100 percent" valuation for ax purposes has remained the same, 5.882-1, the past four yours and no change Is anticipated for 1952 If the same assessment basis s used. Only automobiles manufealured after 1045 should bo assessed, tho township assessors decided nfler defeating a move to assess all machines regardless of ORO. Copies of a siiRReslpd assessing schedule were distributed. Following the mooting this morning, assessors were Issued their 1952 books and supplies nt the office of County Clerk Eulalia Hotz, Alton Township Assessor James P. Gorman, president of the county assessors' association, was unable to attend the meeting today because of illness. Girl Killed, 7 Hurt In Bus-Car Collision SPRINGFIELD, III., March 28, •T Mary Louise Schilsky, 18. was killed and seven persons were injured last night in a hondon collision between an automobile and a highway bus in Springfield. Six of Ihe injured were treated nt St. John's Hospital. None of thorn was critically hurt. Claim Indust r y Continued From 1'ajf* 1. of tho \VSR. ]!<• committee would Continued From Pair* t. contrast, wan the talk by Anthony Daly, a largo, kindly-appearing man, tho father of six children, who was equally frank but not as precise in expression. It is generally aci-optod information that Daly, within (ho Democratic party, has como to grips with tho forces supporting Fred Schuman. This Internal was reflected briefly during question period following the can- didiatos' talk. Someone In the audience asked Talloy if Schuman was legal representative of a person reportedly connected with a gambling establishment. Tallfj said never in a gambling charge. Daly took Issue on this point DcLaurenfl pointed out be is 3(5 years old and cited as bis sperip.l qualifications a record of extensive "trial • work", developing this thought on the theme that a state's attorney nnisl have plon'y of experience in trial work. T'vn of the other candidates touched briefly upon trial experience and ' one expressed the- view that all candidates have had such experience. AH agreed, apparently, on the idea of establishing grand juries in Alton (as was suggested*ln tho, . __, recent city judge campaign by the i 12th district" (Chicago): Noah M! ommendntions" said the union remain hero for a possible resumption of talks. A brief company statement said: "Because of tho confusion that exists wilh regard to the hoard's iWSB's) recommendations, the meeting was 'adjourned until further notice." nelhleliom has some 78,000 em- ployes afferted by the dispute, most of i horn in nine major plains in (be oust and west. Cunvnt stcelworkor rales aver- aw about SI. 81 per hour, although actual earnings, counting; overtime lias been estimated at $'2 an hour. 8 Congressmen _ Continued From Page 1. Richard J. Hoffman. 10th district, (Cook county), Kdgar A. Jonas, I Kerr said Kefmivor shows "nn utter dlsre<;nrd for the truth" He also accused him of Irylnc lo in- |eci n note of religious Iniolenmr-e uiio Hie campiiiKM. Tho fir<it statement referred to ]a Fnfnuvrr «ccu«s«lion Ihiil Kerr Niifiporlerl leglslallon to Hirl oil pas nnrl allied industries In which Kerr has personal interests. The second slalement referred to u Kefaiiver Interview. The Tennesseean WHS asked if I.e had seen a published report which said Kerr had supported Republican Herbert Hoover against Democrat Al Smith, a Catholic, In the HI2H presidential race. Kefaiiver said ho had rend the article and was sure Kerr would want Nebraska, voters to knosv his position in that race. Vli'lnii* Ciinard Kerr's Nebraska cam'iaign man- iiRor. Bei-tianl J. Boyle, n (.,'alholic, insisted Kerr hud supported Smith. He said the i iinors about Kf.'rr were "a lasl minute vicious canard." Kofauver denied ho niiserl tho rolinious issue and snid Kerr should himself answer about tho 1928 campaign. Tho Koftuivor-Korr exchange overshadowed (he busy oumpniKni in Nebraska for Republican votes for Sen. Robert A. Tail of Ohio, l!en, Dwighl Kisenhowor, Harold Slasscn and (lien. Douglas Mac-Arthur. Tafl and Stassen wore tiirROls of verbal blasts on the Republican Bide. StasKcn hurled new charges of "isolationism" at. Tall. And Slassen himself was accused in Washington by Rep. MeCormack of Massachusetts, House Democratic loader, of playing politics and violating decency in criticizing Attorney General Mcfiralh. MeCormack said Slasson's Now York speech lost month suggesting that McOttfh had become a millionaire in office "Shows how far candidate SUissen will go to make headlines," Tuft, 8(u«Ncii, Wnrren <'ln.sli Taft, Slasson and Cov. Karl Warren of California campaigned in Wisconsin today seeking votes in next Tuesday's preference primary there, A new Associated Press survey of 35 Wisconsin newspaper editors found Tuft, still loading in sentiment but. losing ground to Warren in Iho past week. Only one editor said sentiment. In his llstiict. favored Stassen eompa.'trt to four a week ngo. The editors said Kofau- vor was gaining over two slates supporting President Truman in Iho Democratic race. Of the editors, 2;J found Taft ahead, 7 Warren, 1 Stassen; '2'.\ Ko- fauvor, 9 Truman, Tho others were undecided. President Truman returned to Washington from Florida last night and refused comment on polltl •, including reports that he had ask- wl Gov. Adlui Stevenson of Illinois to become administration candidate for president. SteviMiHou Set In Springfield, Stevenson gave Associated Press reporter Reltnnn Morin several • reasons why ho would -atlier remain governor than run for president: 1. Ho can't let clown the men who joined him in his Illinois administration at considerable swrifice; -. He doesn't want to go through Ihe "struggle" of deciding whether to seek another Job; 3. His work as governor is not finished; 4. His withdrawal from Illinois primary would cause "complete i-haos" among tho people supporting him. in Washington, Son. Kllgorc (D- WVa) said he believes Truman will run again unless he can find "another good man" who can win and "who would carry out the Truman foreign policy." Maine Republicans, ending a two- day meeting in Bangor, today .•hooso 16 presidential nominating delegates amidst an Eisonhowor- Taft battle. Indications were tho delegates would go to Chicago un- pledged. n.v ni msr.u. I,AND«TUOM PniLADKI.PIIIA. March W. ,1' You .still fitn l'-«rj, rblvp or rid' 1 n home to th'' Delaware ri\er -•• bui it v.ill be lough gelling him H( lO^N. That's bernir'e of tt derision, rr-aiti'-'l in an airimorioiis finny, by "-orne fairly important people fiom two slates. These people have the say-so about uhai and who cross the Delaware river bridge bei'.ieen Philadelphia and Camden, N .1. Ai a incciinK of Ihe Delaware river joint commission m Camden itii' \vcek. stern realists argurd that Ihe (ness and speed of modern motor truffle on the heavily-traveled bridge Is too much for tho horse, Joseph K. Gistolln, general manager of the bridge, demanded an Hhsoluto ban on horses. Hul Ihe proposed rule banning passage of horses ncross the bridge sinctlrig April I wns amended to rend Hint horse* and horse-drawn vohic|en may cross wilh special permission requeued befoiehnnd. :B-26 Bombers Blast Red .Supply I-inrs present City Judge I. H. Streeperi DeLaurenti had one rservatlon to offer, however, and that was that Alton grand juries would be fine "if It appears we can do it eeo.no- mically." alphabetical order, the chain Mason of Oglesby. 15th; Leo E. Allen of Galena. 16th; Leslie C. Arends of Mdvin. 17th: Sid Simpson of Carrolllon. '.'01 h; William L. Springer of Champaign, 22nd. anil While Daly was still leading in agreement was expressed that the attorney should take the In matters where no cpm- bten filed. Charles W. Vursell of Marion. 23 of, The other Democrats without contests all are Chioogans. They are Heps. William L. Dawson, 1st; John C. Kluczynski, 5th; Thomas J. O'Brien, 6th; Thomas S. Gordon, 8th, and Sidney R. Yates, 9th, Cub Scout Park 25 Meets at St. Patrick's Twenty-five- boys ^nd their por- onts. Thursday evening at St. Patrick's School hall, attended a mooting of Cub Pack L'fi. William Pioport prosklcd. Jungle skits uvro proscnt- od by each of four dons. An accordion solo was played by Michael Brown, 8. Mrs. Alice Horn was introduced as a now den mother. James Johneseo, Allon Cub training leader, spoke. Awards were presented, to den chiefs -Paul Maley, Mike Molloy, Robert McGif- fen and Mike Nelson. Officers of the pack and Cub committees in charge were Loo Fleming, Tom Kenny, A. C. Greenwood. The Rev. Casimir Gicrut closed the meeting with n prayer. Marinr Pilot Rf.scnf.fl Quickly lly HfMocopter TOKYO, March W. /I' — Communists shot do\\n arid captured Capt. William H. Smart, a marino pilot from Loesvllle, La., in North Korea yesterday. Hut a helicopter rescued' him minutes later under cover of hlii/.ing maohinegun fire. Smart's K-4L' fighter-bomber was hit by anti-aircraft fire> on a routine rail culling mission. When he bailed out, follow pilots radioed the Ihirrl air rescue squadron. Rerl troops wore wailing when Smart's parachute landed. They grabbed the captain, disarmed him and forced him to lie on (ho ground. A helicopter, piloled by Ll. John R. Calhoun, of SI. Joseph, Mo., dropped toward the spot while Smart's fellow pilols dove in strafing runs on Iho Communists. Most of tho Reds ran for rover. Smart marie a break for It. Ho grabbed a helicopter bar, used (or supporting litters. Pvt. David Kroll, an aero-medic, from Wost Allis, Wis., pulled him inside as the 'copter rose through Red ma- chinegun fire. Tho helicopter was hit several times; even got holes In its gasoline tank. But Calhoun made it to Allied lines. ,. Korea, M,irch 28. ft — Skies < lenrerl over North Korea this afternoon and Allind warplanes in force attacked the Red*' bailor- ffl supply lines. Had weaiher had kepi ibcm grounded more than 24 boms. A few B-26 bombers flew through storm clouds in the morning and : dropped high explosives on rail and ; highway truffle. On the ground, an Allied patrol worked Its way hack to UN lines i Friday after II had been cut off by J Red fire west of Chorwon. j On Ihe eastern front Allied artillery blasted Red positions between the Munching and Snlae valley H. An Allied raiding party struck Red posllions west of tho Mundung valley in pre-dnwn darkness and in an hour-long battle knocked Communist defenders from one position. An estimated GO Red soldiers were killed. The raiders pulled bark as UN artillery broke up Communist forces massing for a counterattack, the army said. '\ The U.S. Cruiser "Manchester" and the destroyer "Hanson ' pounded Ihe east coast port, all day Thursday. Farther north the British destroyer "Cossack," and American destroyed "Chandler" and fast minesweeper "Doyle" attacked transport targets in flic Songjin After being brushed by an automobile when they were attempting; to cross Kast. Broadway at Ridge nfter attending a moving picture show, two children, Linda Ix>u Andrews, 10, and her brother, Kenneth Ray Andrews, 4, of 70H Kast Broadway, were taken to St. .Jo; soph's Hospital at 7:45 p. in., ; Thursday. ', Kenneth was found to have a se; vere forehead bruise, and a pos- I sible arm injury, and was admit- iled for treatment and observation. Police said that the automobile in the accident was driven by Edward C. Blick of 626li Adams court whose coupe was making a loft turn from Ridge into Broadway. According to the report, he took the children into the apartment of Mr, and Mrs. Lawrence JJ. Dcckrcll at 706a Kast Broad| way, and Gus Glatras of 2212 Mills avenue then drove them to the hospital. Meantime, Mrs. Deckrell notified the police department, Receiving emergency treatment at Alton Memorial Hospital at .1:40 p. m. Thursday was Malcolm Minard, 16. of East Delmar avenue who Incurred abrasions about his fnco and thighs when his mo| torcycle was in collision with an i automobile on College avenue near I the entrance drive of Alton High School parking oval. Police learned that Minard was area. The American cruiser "Rochester" and destroyer "Moore" supported Allied ground troops on tho eastern end of the battlcline near Kosong. l riding west on College when a j coach, operated by Miss Christine. JBenton, 17, of .103 Dry street. 'moved from the parking lot. into! jthfl street. • I In a minor collision of threP cars in thf 4IX) block on Kast Broadway | at 10:.'!0 a. m. today. Mrs. Carl K. (Anna) Bryant, 40, received scratches and was 'shaken up" and her three-year-old daughter, Barbara Ann, suffered a minor scratch. Mr*. Bryant was Riven first aid at St. Joseph's Hospital before reluming to her home, 3704 Horn street, in a Gent ambulance. j The accident occurred, said Bryant who was driving, when a oar driven by Mrs. Edward North, 722 Gold street, was stopped In front of him and the Bryant car hit the North car In (he rear and ft, In turn, struck a car driven by Har* old Hard jr., of Hartford. North was a passenger in the second car. None WHS hurt other than Mrs. Bryant and the child. HrltlNh (let Billiard LONDON, March 28, /P~\ blustery spring blizzard hit most of the British Isles today. Snow drifts up to six Inches wore reported in some areas. Farmers faced heavy losses to fruit and vegetable crops. Sen Move* Runways TND10, Calif., March 28, /P—Tho Salton sea, 237.3 feet below sea level, has risen two feet since last October and has forced the relocation of runways and other facilities j of the sandy beach atomic energy 1 base. Olin School Nearly Done July 1 Completion Date Sc<Mi Certain The F. W. Olln Vocational School .ihrmld be "effprflvrly" finished July I. according to esli- mateft made by J. C, Fallen and A. J. Wuollner, partners in J. J. Wuellnor & Son Contruotion Co., before the Alton board Thursday. The representatives of the general contracting firm said that their work was slowed by inability to get matching rolorg in some materials, but (hey expect to have the building completed, except for minor details which always appear by the completion date, July 1. Fallon pointed out that because of widely-varying weather conditions, workers have been concentrating on work inside. Ho said that if good weather appears, work will proceed on outside walks, steps, and planting. Fallon pointed out that, on July L every door knob may not ho in place, but except for such details, the building should be complete. He warned, however, that steel partitions in the second floor of the building are in the fabricating process. What a steel strike, if it occurs, will mean to tho delivery date of these partitions, he said, cannot be known. The board also hoard reports from Archltoch A. M. Goedde and E. M. Leamon, administrative assistant in charge of buildings for the district, that work on the school was going ahead quickly. Bey of Tunis Appoints New Cabinet Head By ,IOII\ nODEHTCK TUNIS. Tunisia, March 28 ^ > — The French persuaded the Bey of Tunis today to name a new premier for this restive protectorate. This paves Ihe way, snid the French, for restoring order and giving Tunisia eventual self-rule. Salah-Kddine Den Mohammed Raccoucho, GO, n former premier and friendly to the French, was mimed premier to succeed Mohammed Chcnik. who was arrest- ocF by the French Wednesday. Tho new premier is a bit; landowner and a moderate In politics. This dramatic turn of events came after an hour-long conference between the Bey, tho nominal ruler of Tunisia, the French Resident-General, Joan de Haute- clocque, the real authority. Two representatives of French President Auriol accompanied de Hautoi-loque to the Bey's palace. De lltiutcclocquo said after the meeting negotiations would be reopened between the French and Tuinisans to introduce government reforms. Tho exact nature o£ tho reforms was not disclosed, but were said to embrace a step-by- stop plan to give Tunisia's 3',L> million Arabs their own government. The text of the French plan will be submitted to a Franco- Tunisian commission on April 24. De Hauteclocque accused the Neo-Dostour (Nationalist) party bended by Habib Bourgiba, now under arrest, of having collaborated with the Communists in the wave of terror that swept Tunisia in the past three months, causing nearly 100 deaths. He said the Nationalists wanted eventually to establish a republic and oust the 71-year-old Bey, SicJl Mohammed Al-Amin. Do Hauteclocque had charged them with fostering Nationalist riots ami demonstrations — demanding more self-rule for Tunisia which since mid-January have resulted in almost 100 deaths ami j numerous acts of sabotage. India will have to import about f>.000.000 tons of food grains this year, the Bank of India estimates, for at the end o/ 1951 the rationed population was greater than at the end of 1950. Harry E. Dotsou Seeks House Nomination Inadvertently omitted from a list of candidates published in Thurs-, day's Telegraph was the name ofi a candidate in the April 8 primary! on the Republican ticket—Harry E.! Dotson, of Godfrey seeking nomina- i tion as representative in the General Assembly from the forty-seventh district. In the list of candidates on the Democratic ballot for coroner, the name of T. Plays Mallory of Edwardsville was not included inasmuch as the other two Democrats for thai office were identified as Alton residents. The Janissaries, forming the standing army of Turkey from 1300 to 1826, were recruited among Christian children and trained in the Moslem faith. MONEY DOWN DRESS UP FOR Now is a wonderful time for DONT MISS OPEN HOUSE SPORT COATS and SLACKS the SLACKS Contrakting: and blending combination* that are as zentful and invigorating a« Springtime. Priced from • •. Gately BUf., Third St., Alton at this great selection the COATS Just the right amount of dash to the color and pattern . . . youthful in appearance and so tuitabU for so many, many occauoni. 29 50 • Corduroy from 17.X Open or reopen your account in 2 minutes at...

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