Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on October 19, 1956 · Page 2
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TWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19,1956 British, U.S.Hit JSuez Snag By .tOHN M. BtGHTOWfct? WASHINGTON w> — The States and Brilain are report pd to have hit a new snag in trj-ing toj work cut common policies for dealing with Egypt <n the Surz Canal dispute. This one concenis the payment of tolls for ships going through the canal. 'However, some diplomatic off] rials say that at the heart of the current disagreement, is the basic issue of how tough a line the Western powers should take toward Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser. The specific problem of what the newly organized Suez Canal Users' Assn. should do about ship tolls- is in active negotiation be- Iween Secretary of State Dulles and British Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd. Dulles is described as advocating that any money paid to the users' association by ships going • through the Suez should then be turned over to Egypt for use of ' the canal — less, of course, any association expenses for pilot services and the like. Loiig*itair<*d Pair OF CHIN WHISKERS AND PIG TAILS — Hermann Martens, 76-year-old retired baker, matches his 32-inch-long moustache with 36-in-long pig tails of fellow traveler Heidi Merkle as both arrived in New York Thursday aboard the liner Italia. (AP Photo) Railroader's Widow Asks $100,000 $368,000 Sought in Five Circuit Court Law Suits Lloyd is said to have proposed that such tolls be held as blocked funds not to be paid to Egypt until there is a final settlement of the Suez controversy. Failure to resolve these differ. ences is blamed for tho lack ol action by the U.S. government so far toward having American ship • owners pay canal tolls to the association instead of to Egypt, as they are now doing. : Dulles' proposal in effect woulc carry over the present American practice of paying money to Egypt But it would enhance the prestige and authority of the users' association by making it an intermediary. Dulles has maneuvered ever since the crisis arose to avoid a showdown with Egypt while Brit ain and France on various occasions would have preferred to force the issue. Shower Honors Miss Schlemer EDWARDSVILLE— Miss Mar- Jene Schlemer was honored at a canned goods and .kitchen shower Thursday evening at Moose Hall, with Mrs. Schlemer as hostess. Paul Miss Schlemer will become the bride of William Elliott Dec. 8, at St. John's Methodist Church at 2 p. m. Games were played and prize winners were: Miss Rosann Tessaro, Mrs. Rose Tessaro, Miss Margaret Schlemer, Mrs. Alveria Jones, Mrs. Margaret Schlemer, Mrs. Edmund Thomas, Mrs. Mary Ann Thomas, and Mrs. Frank Elliott. Present were Mrs. John ' Schlemer, Mrs. James Schlemer, Mrs. Ros Tessaro, Miss Margie Tessaro, Miss Rosann Tessaro, Mrs. Barabara Schlemer, Mrs. Charles Schlemer, Mrs. Ralph Blake, Miss Alvina Schlemer, Miss Margaret Sohlemer, Mrs. Ann Raw, Mrs. Alveria Jones and daughter, Patty, Mrs. Les Lance, Mrs. Marvin Spengel, Mrs. Robert Howard, Mrs. Frank Elliott, Mrs. William Willie, the Misses Geraldine, Mary Ann and Judy Willie, Mrs. Mary Ann Thomas, Mrs. Mary Fram, Mrs.Gib Berg- schenider, Miss Mary Jo Long, Miss Carol Sajovetz, Mrs. Wil- j fred Meier, Mrs. Arthur Cun-1 ningham, Mrs. Edmund Thomas, i Mrs. William Halstead and Mrs. | James Roller, The gift table was centered with a bride doll surrounded with gold, tourquois and tangerine streamers. Overhead hung a white wedding bell which completed the decorations. Truck Goes In Edwardsville Ditch EDWARDSVILLE - A truck driver escaped uninjured early this morning after his semi- tractor and trailer crashed through a barricade and into a sewer excavation. The accident occurred at 12:45 a. m. in the 400 block of Vandalia (Street. The driver is Albert Kott- Witz, 46, of Ohlnian and his vehicle had to be to\\ ed out of the hole by a wrecker. Police said he was transporting corn and that some of it scattcr- fd on the street. * i fcounty Seat Man Enters Hospital ; EDWARDSVILLE. — One Edwardsville area resident was ad- fitted to St. Joseph's Hospital. Highland, and four patients were Dismissed Thursday. Admitted was Charles Meyer of 332 N. Buchanan St. Dismissed were Mrs. Freidd Southerd of Rt. 1, Mrs. Minnie i Ulttrell of Rt. 1, Miss Nellie Tales o f Rt. 4, and Mrs. Lillian Ranek of Rt. 4. Hayride Saturday Bereun Bible Church hayride wilt be Saturday at 5:30 p.m. NOT Sunday, as was listed in Thursday'* North Alton column. EDWARDSVILLE — Damages totaling 5368,000 are sought by plaintiffs in five lawsuits filed ir circuit court involving highway, industrial and railroad acci dents. In one of the suits the widow of a New York Central Railroac employe, suing as administratrix for her husband's estate, askec 5100,000 for loss of support foi herself and a daughter as the result of a fatal heart attack suffered by her hsuband while engaged in switching operations last Feb. 11 in the railroad's yards at East St. Louis. Plaintiff in the suit, tvhicl named the rail Una as defendant, was Mrs. Ruth N. Stone, who alleged her husband, Lynn Stone, yardmaster for the railroad at East Alton, was ordered to East St. Louis to assume duties as a switchman and suffered a heart attack there last Feb. 11, causing his death. Stone, the complaint averred, had submitted to periodic physical examinations required by the railroad and his defective heart condition was known or should have ueen known by the railroad be- 'ore ordering him to East St. Louis to engage in switching operations which required physical exertion, causing his death, it is alleged. Another of the suits, for 525,000, was filed by Joseph L. Booten as the result of injuries allegedly sustained last April 3 when his automobile was struck by another machine near Alton State Hospital on Route 140. Booten named defendant Viola Meltibarger of Cottage Hills as driver of the other machine involved in the mishap. Address of not shown. the plaintiff was A Granite City contractor, Harold H. Hencmeyer, "and Owens-Illinois Glass Co. were named defendants in a 550,000 suit filed by a man who alleged he suffered severe head and shoulder injuries Feb. 16, 1955, when strick by a concrete block, brick or heavy piece of mortar while working along a 20-foot firewall being constructed at the glass firm's Alton plant. The plaintiff, Charles Wicters, address undisclosed, charged negligence on the part of the contractor erecting the fire wall for the glass firm and failure of the latter to require statutory safety precautions. A mishap last Dec. 25 in the Illinois Central Railroad's switching yards at Clinton, 111., was the basis of a 5100,000 suit filed by a switchman, Harold H. Lynch, against the railroad for injuries suffered when thrown to the ground from a railroad car during switching operations. Lynch's address was not disclosed. The fifth suit was filed by Burlene Dunaway, through her mother, Mildred Piozetti, against Transamerican Freight Lines and James Taylor over injuries suffered by the plaintiff last Dec. 2 when Taylor's truck, in which she was riding, became involved in a collision with a Transamerican Lines Transport Truck on Route 162 just east of Granite City. The plaintiff, who alleged she was unconscious for four days after the mishap, asked 585,000 'or her injuries and the mother, suing in her own behalf, asked 8,000 for loss of her daughter's services and earnings. James Taylor, in whose truck Swim Class Starts Oct. 27 At Edwardsville EDWARDSVILLE—The final YMCA swim class for boys and girls will begin Saturday, Oct. 27, "Y" Secretary John F. Belshaw, announced Friday. The class, which will meet every Saturday afternoon for six weeks, will end Dec. 1, and no^additional classes will be offered until late in February. The cJass will be limited to 30 boys and 20 girls and at least 15 girls must, register in order to conduct (lie girls class. Belshaw said that the boys' class was filling up rapidly, but that there was still a lot of room in the girls' class. He urged anyone interested in enrolling for the swim course to do so at once by calling the "Y". Registrations are being taken on a "first come, first served" basis. The group will assemble each Saturday at 1 p. m. at the Madison Store ported by YWCA and turning to and bus will be to the trans- Alton YMCA pools. Edwardsville re- at about 4 o'clock. Wearln 1 O' the Green SANTA. FE, N.M. #—1957 will be the year for the Irish in New Mexico. The state's new license plates will be white with a glowing shamrock-Kelly green trim. Motor Vehicle Commissioner John Wilkinson says there's talk of following the trend in modern cars toward new, different colors. Burlene Dunaway was riding for the purpose of assisting in care of his wife, was listed ,as a resident of Collinsville. Addresses of Burlene Dunaway and her mother were not disclosed. 3 Students Die 111 Fire At Moscow MOSCOW, Idaho WV-Three University of Idaho students were killed today when an early morning fire, termed by Fire Chief Carl SmMh the work of an arsonist, swept through a dormitory housing 130 men. Smith said the fire broke out in the main floor lounge of Gault Hall, a $150.000 brick and steel structure which tvas opened only last fall. Smith said the building was "supposed to be completely fire proof." Prosecuting Attorney Lloyd G. Martinson started an Immediate Investigation. ' Those who died in the blaze were identified by Smith as: Paul Johnson, Davenport, Wash.; John Knudson, Idaho Falls, Idaho; Clair Schuldberg, Terreton, Idaho. Johnson was a sophomore, the others freshmen. Smith said two of the victims were trapped in the halls of the building. The third was suffocated when he took refuge in a shower room. Three other students were burned in the blaze, nonp seriously. ' The blaze, the fourth in a series at the school, was discovered about 2:10 a.m. by a student in neighboring Upham Hall. Tom McDevitt of Pocatello, Idaho, told Smith: "An explosion awakened me. I looked out my window and saw flames shooting up to the windows of the lounge in Gault Hall." Firemen fought the fire for 45 minutes before bringing it under control. Martinson was joined in his investigation of the blaze by university officials, including C. 0. Decker, dean of students. i Decker called the death of the three students in the blaze "mur- Showers Likely Saturday FORECAST WEATHER FORECAST—Scattered showers are expected tonight in Oklahoma and eastern Kansas and in the northern Rockies, with fair to partly cloudy skies prevailing elsewhere. It will be cooler over New England and along the eastern seaboard as far as the Carolines, as well as the Plains states and eastern side of the Rockies. (AP Wirephoto Map) L L1L " "" "* ; Extended Forecast For Alton Vicinity ILLINOIS — Temperatures will The first fire in the series broke out a week ago today in the Nixon Ends Second Long o Trip Today BY EDMOM) LE BRKTON WILMINGTON, Del. JP — Vice President Nixon completed today 25,000 miles of campaign travel. He then will take a weekend rest. With speeches here today and in Baltimore tonight, he completes his s'econdj major cross-country swing. Monday he starts a third', more concentrated tour. Nixon's theme for his talks today is his view that Adlai Stevenson "just isn't in the same league" as President Eisenhower when it comes to leadership in international or domestic affairs. In New York Thursday night Nixon took time out from the campaign trail to make the lounge of Willis Sweet," a men's! avowedly non -P° Iitical main ad- dorm housing 190. Last Saturday, the Chrisman Hall Lounge was the scene of another fire. A small blaze broke out last Sunday morning in the garbage chute o£ Chrisman Hall. There dress .at the annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Dinner. Smith, former New York governor, was the 1928 Democratic presidential nominee. Nixon predicted the United States will come through the pres- was no damage before the fire ent crisis over racial dese S re #i>vas extinguished. After the lounge fire in Chrisman Hall, student guards were as- ;igned to guard campus buildings against further deliberately - set blazes. The guards were on duty this rooming but did not detect the fire until the alarm. McDevitt shouted Park and Pray YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio S> • • Parking lots are becoming as important to church here as pews and cloak rooms. Bigger churches in the downtown area have outgrown their parking lots and have had to buy expensive land for expansion. New churches mark plenty oi parking space on the architect's plans. 219 Piasa St., Alton—Saturday Hour* 9 to 5. r BOTANY TAILORING, IVY LEAGUE STYLING add up to a new standard of quality 95 lion in public schools as, he said, it has surmounted in the past such things as the Ku Klux Klan and the antiforeign Know Nothing movement. "Most of us here will live to see the day when American boys and girls shall sit side by side at any school, public or private — with no regard paid to the color of their skin," Nixon said. Nixon said the United States will work first to remove from the world the fear of war and the burden of armament, then seek by exchange of persons and other means to convince Communist governments that "even on their materialist assumptions, they must restore full freedom if their society is to work." Edwardsville Rotary Club Backs TB Tax EDWARDSVILLt — Members of the Edwardsville Rotary Club Thursday at St. John's Methodist Church voted to support the Madison County Sanatorium tax proposal to be voted upon in connection with the Nov. 6 general election. The club appropriated $100 to assist in bringing to attention of Edwardsville voters the importance of pass-age of the proposal to continue the county tuberculosis sanatorium tax. The tax proposal, which will appear on a separate ballot in the wording required by law and which calls for a vote either for or against "levy of an additional tax." actually would not result in an additional new tax but merely insure j the continuation of the existing tax which supports the county sanatorium and clinic. The word "additional" in the proposal merely means that the sanatorium tax is in addition to other taxes for other county purposes, but it is not a new or additional tax. Passage of the proposal will ensure the continued operation of the sanatorium and clinic and will not increase present tax rates. Rotary recognizes the tremendous value of the sanatorium and clinic services to the comity, and fearful that the tax proposal on the ballot might be misinterpreted, d.e- cided to take an active part in bringing the attention of voters in the area to need for favorable action on the proposal, a spokesman said today. During the discussion of Rofary's action, the opinion was expressed that it would be a "tragic occurrence" if through the lack of public understanding the tax proposal for support of the sanatorium, were to fail. In other business at the meeting, Kefauver Raps GOP 'Nonsense' By B. t. UVINGSTOXB LAS VEGAS, Nev. UP) — Sen. Estes Kefauver today denounced as "monstrous nonsense" what he called Republican reasons for refusing to discuss an end to hydrogen bomb testing. Hitting once more at President Eisenhower's "last word" on tho bomb issue, the Democratic vice presidential candidate said Eisenhower cannot he permitted to snuff out discussion of "the nightmare of a nuclear weapons race" between this nation and Russia. In unusually strong words prepared for a democratic luncheon rally here not far from the birthplace" of the A-bomb, Kefauver made It clear the Democrats intend to keep on pressing an international H-bomb curb as a campaign issue. The tail Tennpssean. on a coast to coast stumping tour, accuseds Republicans of giving a "political twist" to tho proposal of Adlal average seven to ten degrees | Slrvpnson> thr i> moc ratic stand- above normal. Normal high is 61 [ arc j bearer, for a moratorium on north, 70 south. Normal low is 41 j "unlimited and uncontrolled test- north, -16 south. Only minor day tot «iR of super bombs." | He said that in President Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration it \v;ts "Martin. Barton and Fish tenth of an inch with chance of ; (Republican congressmen) who turned their backs on international cooperation. "And now, in the days of Adlaf Stevenson, it is Eisenhower, Dewey, Dulles and Nixon who would relume us the right to take'a con- jrlnictive slep in halting the } world's rush toward death. i "No matter what age they live ! in, Republicans never seem to change." he said. In connection with his speech, Kdauver released a statement on nurlear tesiinc; by David L. Hill, ._ x jj atoir.ic physicist at Los Alamos, N. M.. and former head of the Federation of American Scientists. Mill's statement accused the Atomic Energy Commission of responsibility "for the sorry state The Navy here said six other o( a {f a i,v in which he said 'the planes landed safely after the united States has fallen behind day temperature changes. Precipi-! Ihtion will average less than one tenth of an inch with chance c showers Monday or Tuesday. Antarctic Plane Crash Kills Three WASHINGTON — A plane carrying advance unit* of: this year's South Polar expedition crashed on the antarctic ice shelf Thursday, killing three men and '. injuring five others, three critic-! ally. '• t 2,250-mile flight from New Zea- : the in industrial develop- land to McMurdo Sound. | m ent of the atom. All were carrying advance units '• Hill on Tuesday called H-bomb of a scientific expedition to thu testing "insane" in an impromptu antarctic area for work in con- : speech ai St. Louis airport, where nection with the International Geo- j he ran into Kefauver by accident. physical Year, in which many na- Hill and Kefauver are old friends. tions are sharing their scientific; Kefauver flew here Thursday discoveries. | night tram the drought-parched Additional flights from New Zea- ; areas of western Missouri and land were halted temporarily by ' Kansas, where he lambasted the a white-out blizzard, one of the Eisenhower administra t i o n for Antarctic's worst features. ; "incredible incompetence and mis- The Navy listed the dead as Lt. ' management" of farm problems. David M. Carey, the plane's pilot. ' of White Plains, N.Y.: Aviation! Machinist Mate ].C. Marion 0. Marze, Waxlwm, N.C.; and Aviation Electronic Technician Charles S. Miller, Providence, R.I. program chairman H. U. Landon presented E. L. Alexander and Lamont Heidinger who discussed the financial picture of the Edwardsville school system. Police shmv Mercy SEMtNOLE. Okla. & — Somin- ole's police department decided not to hold its annual fish fry this year, and the city's merchants were overjoyed. Chief Lester Bush said the fish fry, which takes the place of the annual policeman's ball, was passed to give the merchants a rest from purchasing tickets. LYTTON'S THIRD & PIASA SHOP SATURDAY 9 to 5 ,^^^, « rwn . ww ^ T . ^^ tmv ^ r ^.^^^^^^.^ ^:£t:r£^y#T^C&!?'^ A';*';', '&^$®&&8&-;& ,«•/ * v ^«t*lp^^^f; : ^fi , i ^A^lUlA K <£+. *, *»****•••»•*»**?•• • »*•••••••«•«•«»•• 45 \\ BOTANY now introduces young men's clothing made to the same rigid specifications . . . the same quality standards . . , that apply to their men's clothing. Better fabrics . . . better styling ... a better appearance for the young man . , . clothing that tits better and thus wears longer, . . . SUITS — In ivy striped flannels v/ith the slim, trim lines that Ivy League styling demands. Handsome is as BOTANY does it , . , with meticulous craftsmanship. Sizes 34 to 40 in regulars and 35 to 40 in longs. . . . TOPCOATS — Zip-liners suitable — and attractive — almost ten months a year. Big yarn tweeds . . , rugged, colorful, handsome. Sizes 34 to 40 in regulars; 35 to* 40 in longs and shorts. t»*»-^ii.-i »•»«.*,•* ri j -^ f, ^ new , , , the L.I.C. plan , , . most convenient way to toy «i«"charge it," Psf daughter likes . . . to look grown-up in ivy look playmates ' mom likes . . • to toss togs in the washer with no shrinkage worries both agree . . • • • • • • CHICAGO EVANSTON OAK PARK EVERGREEN GARY JOLIET ALTON on our cozy cotton coordinates! The toasty shirt striped flannel . . . repeated in the lining of tapered gabardine pants. Choose red-black stripes with black, cocoa* black with tan. Sizes M*s $r?5 7-14 9 CHICAGO EVANSTON OAK PARK EVERGREEN GARY JOLIET ALTON •f i f

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