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"-—• ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 31,1956 Editorial rohstitnlinnnl diange president of the United State*, c other offices, now filled by election, The idea for sirrtpHfying our st.uc and county and the talfots may vrt take hold. Unit got another boost from Dr. •Rich.ird G. «-'°"''l l^'-onie appointive, perhaps subject to the Browne of Springfield, executive oilm-i of the! appro-. .il ul the county board—or the countv Illinois Teachers College board ' cnmmi<.vion. Am 1 all should be put under a merit Dr. Browne urged Tuesday th.it vi\ office* be eliminated from t.hc state ballot and made appoin ' tivc, and strongly uigecstcil that tin iountv uov - ernment needed constdernble dottonnp with a view to shortening tlie ballot. State offices Dr. Browne would eliminate t'ronij the ballot are treasurer, auditor of public accounts.! attorney general, secretary of Mate, superintendent of public instruction, and clerk of tlie supreme court. >\ stem. l.i en and liquor C tlie chairman, board. such bodies as the board ol review ommission should be appointive by responsible to him and the A parallel change could .ulc ill the countv j 1 lie tii-st apparent advantage would be in the voters' lavo;. They could face real policies and polls. important, channeling of responsibility which would thus result. (Vi'c have seen the prime illustration of .state government confusion resulting from the present setup in tlie 1 lodge scandal—though other scandals also have arisen directly under both the present and past governors.) ballot by eliminating the treasurer, auditor, state's attorney, county clerk, superintendent of schools, circuit court clerk, probate coun clerk, and even the sheriff. This would leave us with t'nc tonntv and probate judges to choose at countv elections, among those now appearing on tin ballot. And it s doubtful they should be cWmc. .ilibou>;b there -arc strong argument^ on both Mdes ol the judicial election system. But one more county otticei sin at large. We ate in sympathy, lor the present, atjca.se, however. Pilling these offices by appoint- least, with the county board representing town- | mem would eliminate one or the other—probably ships in a roughly proportionate manner. This county board, howcxcr. should be presided over'by a chairman elected on a county wide basis, instead of by the board. He should have powers parallel in the county limitations with those of the governor in a state David Lmirence Israeli Action Mostly Case of * Self "Defense WASHINGTON — Who really is the aggressor, in the Middle Kasl? The average person \Uio reads only Ihe headlines this neek can easily he misled if he doesn't armiaint himself with the full record. Here is the chronological story : On May 14. ]<M8, the British "mandate ' or "trusteeship" ov- .?r certain middle Eastern areas \\as ended. Thn state of Israel bar been created as a result of action taken by the United Nations in December 1!)47. Butt Arab forces invaded Israel Side & lances »*> It is possible, too, that some monetary sav-1 prevent the Israeli Mute Irom j ings might be made by the counties. As years i Itinctinning. have gone by, the pattern has developed into one! ''iiiorrilln fiction was constant! where for most part our county elective officers i' are "front men" who meet the public and keep | * i .- , , .,-, - iii ii ships, and particularly ordered tlie tcnccs mended. 1 he real tcchmca know ledecu. . , ,, . . <• 'thai none should go ilmmuh the i ol movt county oil ices 1 rests in j dcnuu or assist- jj uf ,/, Ouud be elected; ant. who runs the office. This is not always the Kan hpr Egypt •-"•"I 1 '•"""" the deputy—since it would place at the head of each department a man who could be selected lor his knowledge ol the subject. The legislature should forget other suggested constitutional amendments until it gets this situation remedied. First Duly: Vole As the shouting and the tumult near their height, and the election day ncars, the duty of the American becomes clearer. That is the duty to vote. How seriously do Americans take '.hat duty? Europe's eastern section is in turmoil. Rioting and revolt in Poland and Hungary have caused concern to the Reds both in those countries and! in Moscow. These disturbances were created by people who have been deprived of their rights— their right to govern themselves, to select their i own rulers, to determine their own domestic and foreign policies. Behind this destruction of liberty is the wiping out, first of all, of an essential freedom. That is the right to vote. j elections, their Red masters doubtless long since Had the Hungarians and the Poles had free would have been turned out. The Communist terror never would have started. ! The people without the right to vote are the! The blockade nevertheless continued, notwithstanding protests Irom the United Nations. Border raids have been continuous despite the armistice. Both Arab and Israeli forces have crossed the lines and disregarded armistice provisions, each usually citing provocations or reprisals. On April 39. 1956, a cease-fire was agreed to under the auspices of the U.N. . ...... But an armistice or a cease- extra flow ot water to boost the Mississippi, fjl . e stnl mpans that H .. pla(e River. j of war" exists. When Nasser of Prior to the low-water emergency, engineers I Kgypt seized the Suez Canal on Don't Change Streams . . . As measures arc taken to combat the low- water bottleneck at the downstream sill ol Alton are casting around for an The Arab-Israeli war wenl on till I Feb. lie armistice, concluded on :'.". 1949. 25 and SO Years Ago Oct. 31,1931 A dispatch from Washington said that authorization of a survey of the need for a dam in the Mississippi River at Alton would be asked of Congress by Gen. Lytlo Brown, chief of Army Engineers. At the SI. Louis engineer's office it Oct. 3L 1906 Police Chief John Maxwell advertised a warning to Unlkmern celehrants that the law would be "rigidly enforced" against any persons cormrtit- tinj* acts of vnndnli«m or prmiks resulting in injury or dnniflkp to properly. Day policemen were was noled that a proposal had born under con- to work overtime durinK the evening hours in the sideration and that eventual construction of such \ eflort to curh offenders. j a dam was probable. It also was staled th;\t about \ The, Commorrial Club, Manufacturers AssodB- i six months would be needed to make the exam- tion. Retail Merrhnnis. and the local Deep Water- 'illation and submit the report. Kivmnen had snid ' \vny Association held a •. meeting at which each 1 that such a projected dam as had huon discussed i named dele$;ntes to the U'atenvays convention in I would maintain the river at an IS-fool slage al I St. Louis, Nov. 15 and IB. Already named by the Alton. Such a si age would bo just three feel under ; mayor to ivprespni the city were R. H. Lev-is, flood stage of 21 feet. ! ,1. .1. Mclnernoy, H. B, Spnrks, H. L. Black. Permanent organization of an Alton commit-! diaries Holden. August Luer, ,T. H. Sleek, Georgo tee. named originally to furnish local sponsorship, ! K-''Hewitt, Samuel H. Gregory, and Geoi-ge T. was effected at a banquet and sponsored by the National Anti-Saloon League at Hotel Stratford. Dr. William P. McGary of Ohio attacked the wets' contention that prohibition was an infringement upon personal liberty; he flayed the movement to substitute something else for prohibition and he presented arguments against the claim ! that return of liquor would help the grain situa- ha(l water main extensions half completed and planned to complete the job before free/ing weather set in. Mayor Real! won out after works of contention by leiiri with the C&A. and the railroad re- i moved its watchman's shanty on \V. Third Street According to the annual report of the suprrin- j a| r)j . |v;) 1>m) ., m , for , hc mnf)V al of the shanty j tcmteiit of -schools of Jersey County, there was j . m)s( , fr()m )|u , p|lv|nR of the ,„„ hrUvPcn Market ! tion. j October ended with killing frost. Many persons i picked the last of their garden vegetables in ad! vance of colder weather oxpecled to arrive in an- i other few days. Davis. The Deep Wate.rwny Association, headed by H. B. Sparks, had named J. A. Cousley, F. \V. Olin, C. A. Caltlwell. O. S, Stowell, \V. T. Norton, H. S. Dorscy, Henry Brueggoman, John F. McGinnis. K. G. Meriwelher and E. C. Haagen. The first of two new pumps arrived for Alton waterworks, but Insinuation was to await arrival of'a second high-service, pump. Alton Water Co. "I've got my rights on this road too, vou know! Do you ° nl - v one i )(>I ' s °» in l|ie county between the ages , .,. j I • j I • • , • .1 * Mil !._., , .... i , . ii_^ <HIUIIrl.fi. thing this is the Suez canal?" oppressed ones of the world. i . . , , ' * r .,, . . . ,„ . ... I around with low water. Yet, millions ot Americans, next J ucsday, will: for a long time had discussed the construction ol a lo«vwater dam near the Chain-of-Rocks below Alton. This plan was killed in President Eisen- hower's**eto of a larger bill. iN'ow it appears the engineers arc seeking water from Missouri River reservoirs and Lake Michigan (through the canal and the Illinois River). The most important and more permanent solution to the low-water problem—the low-water dam—may sutler as governmental attention is diverted to other possible remedies. The engineers to whom this problem has been referred for solution might observe this paraphrasing of an old truism, if they really want a low- water dam: Don't change streams in the middle of horsing fail to exercise the right to vote—a privilege that| first to complain about the kind of government he other millions arc fighting to restore, a right that is getting. When lie fails to vote he forfeits the men have given their lives to preserve. right to complain. The non-voter would be the first to complain i Every American's No. 1 duty next Tuesday if he were denied the right to vote. He is the j is: VOTE. Drew Pearson's Merry-Go-Round Israeli Just 'Fustest' WASHINGTON — The reason for the Israeli attack on Egypt was quite simple. It was based on the assumption that Col. Nasser, oner, he had the Suez Canal dispute settled and the French and British armies off his neck, was certain to attack | Israel. As long ss the United Nations had him on the spot and ss long as British and French troops hovered near him. Israel knew it was in no danger. the United Nations in 1947. Jewish leaders had accepted t h i s boundary. The Arabs had not. It is down in this corner between Israel and Egypt also that Moses led the tribes of Is- Ever since, the Arab, have been j rac , th Red Sefl trying to go back Io the 194< UN „„ t . ..,. , ,., ,, trying to go proposals which they rejected. ! But Premier Ben- Gurion's reply is: "We accept if the Arabs will return the 5,000 dead Israelis lost in that war." Wars Since (ioliitth None of the borders ground Isarel is marked bv barbed- Eut with around $260,000,000 worth of Russian arms stashed away in his arsenals, and with the Arab world looking to him for leadership against the West, Nasser was almost certain to attack. iwire entanglements or even stone markers. When you come to Ihe edge of the Iron Curtain around the Soviet, you are halted by a mass of barbed wire. Along the Canadian-American boundary are white stone pillars. Israel had the alternative of! But between Israel and the as the hills of Moab. More recently it is in this general area that the Egyptians have cut off Israeli ships from coming up to Elath at the head of the Red July 26, 1956, Israel was further endangered because even shipments in other vessels destined for Israel could be kept from htr if Egypt decided at any moment to refuse passage of such goods through the Suez Canal. But the biggest danger to Israel has been in the refusal of Egypt to recognize the little republic and in continuously threatening her existence. So Israeli forces find it necessary today to safeguard their interests. The British and French demand now that both Israel and Egypt withdraw their forces from the canal and that the waterway be "temporarily" occupied by the British and French forces. The Israeli government is willing. But Egypt is not. Nasser's position in violating the 188S treaty, which guaranteed the canal against seizure by any power, is still something that must be reviewed by some competent tirbunal — either the United Nations or a commission set up by that organization. Meanwhile, President Eisenhower expressed on Tuesday his hope that force would not be used by the British or French governments. Both were persuaded once before to let the situation drift, but now show signs of. impatience. So, all in all, it's more than a Header's Vorum They Depend on You Editor, the Telegraph: Before most students pass the eighth grade they must know their state, and federal governments practically backward and forward. Believe me, we teenagers know what the right to vote means. It we were able to vote this Nov. 6, this is the way we'd go about it: pare the qualities and abilities of each as we learned more about them. 4. \\'e would not compare how many wars were fought, how many times a person enjoyed his favorite sport, or what he did or did not leave out of his speeches. ."). \Ve would decide which can- tie mudslinging world all of our own. -. We wouM find as much information as we could about all candidates concerned. 3. We would probably favor one candidate over another at this point, but if so, we would still com- 1. We wpuldn't get lost in a lit-|didate is truly interested in the welfare of his country and his fellow man. 6. We would vote for our choice for the simple reason that we thought he was the better man for the job, not because someone else told us he was, Would make our own decision. 7. We would know how rich we were, not in terms of money, but in our inheritance, the God-given right to vote for whom we please. S. Since I am only 15 years old and can't vote now. I and other teenagers are depending on the people who can. Our future is in their hands. We pray they will make the right choice. DONNA VANOVKR, West Jr. High student After a Death, What? Editor, the Telegraph: "Downright pagan" is the term used by Edgar S. Brown Jr., to describe many modern funerals. In the May 30 Lutheran magazine, sponsored by the United Lutheran Church, Brown rebukes the practice of eulogizing the dead, the use of sentimental music and often un-Christian, the He Wants To Hear 2 Sides Editor, the Telegraph: Thanks much for your editorial comment in the Oct. 27 issue of the Telegraph relating to the council-manager form Of government for the city of Alton. As T was in bed ill at the time of the meeting held at; Alton High, I did miss the opportunity Io attend, and I certainly had wanted to be there. I feel, however, that if you will publish the pro's and cons on this matter it will be a great public service. Because thousands of cities have gone to this council-manager form doesn't necessarily mean that is the best for Alton. I don't think we should jump at a chance to make a change just because someone tells us we should. Rather, if we are informed on an unbiased basis what it's all about, more intelligent opinions can be formed. What about the many cities of ol T2 and L'l years unable to read and write, i Pupil enrollment was 2,666, With 115 teachers in 81 school buildings in the county. I. 11. Streeper, assistant slate's attorney, was appointed a member of the City Plan Commission to succeed his father, the late C. N. Streoper. • Births listed were a daughter, Oct. 29. to Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Camp of Detroit, Mich.; a son, Oct. 30, to Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Lohr, Godfrey; a daughter, Oct. 30. to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wag- Kadory inspectors—three men and a woman— | made their first visit of the sonson to Alton with i 0. H. Jenks of Bunker Hill in charge. First stop was at Illinois sliiss works where, it. was said, "a few violation-;" were found by employment of hoys under age. Track laying on Belle Street by the A.T&P Railway had been completed past 15th Street, and company officials claimed it had met Us franchise obligation by reaching the "Five Points" ner, and a daughter, Oct. 30, to Mr. and Mrs. j |, v Nov. I. Financing the lino as far as Jersey- Charles Fearno. j ville had tx'cn Hi-rimged. but no dntt> for Wood River High football team defeated Mad- actual car service in or out of Alton yet had been ison 7-0, for its first Southwestern Conference vie- ! set. official? soid. lory, on a 20-yard run around end by Magurany. Circuit Judge Edward D. Shurtleff at Belvidere held the Illinois Congressional Rcapportion- P'red Whi-arlhide. 51, died at the Henry Whit- tleman home, 210 Ridge St., after a year of failing health. Mt>. Dora Dohrendorf, 79. died at the merit Act unconstitutional. The ruling was banded I home of her daughter, Mrs. Minnie Fret7, 1518 K. down in injunction proceedings started by Frank j Third St. Bnrinl was to !>r in SI. IMIIS after lu- T Moran. Belvidere newspaper publisher, and j twral vitt's here. G. E. Casper, chairman of the Boone County The McCluro tr.irt. "ast of the city on tn. Board of Supervisors. The two men asked that / electric intorurban line, was to br put on the William J Stratton (father of the present gov- i market within a we-k. C. F. Yeakel was to haxt emor), Illinois Secretary of State, be enjoined charge of the >alc of lots for the subdivide, from accepting petitions of candidates for Con-j James McClure ol Carlinville. gress, delegates to national party conventions and j Mrs. Z. L. C-aithcr of 1ZM L. Second St. »uf- candidates for presidential electors, on the basis j fercd a broken collarbone in R fall on the »tain that the last General Assembly set up new con-1 at her residence plan.-. gressional districts widely divergent in popula-1 The WCTU s<uc a -urpn- party for its oldest tion, not as equal as possible as required consti- j member, Mrs. i:, B. Clarkson, on her 87th birth- tutionally. i day. Robert Allen Reports Registrations Baffling Israeli planes from flying over this area. Israeli ships were the first to be banned from the Suez Canal, even at a time when France and Britain still control- ed its navigation. 1'ackas'c Plans for Peace The only thing that could have stopped a Near Eastern war was a package peace plan for both Suez and the entire area. Such matter of who is or is not the j lhat llavc trie d that form aggressor. It's a question of whether Israel, which depends sitting still, expecting an over-| Arah countries Iherc is nothing, j a package plan was advocated raid from modern Russian j An Arab givl- c;in br- tending MIG's which could reach Tel .j her Hocks on one side of the by Ambassador Eric Johnston, Republican, and by Harry Tru- Aviv from the Kgyptian border ' : border and a young Jewish farm-1 man. Democrat. Truman had in shout 30 minutes, or of taking er ran lie driving a tractor a i worked out the plans before he to and from the rest of the world, can be strangled by Egypt just because the latter has arbitrarily seized the Suez Canal. Israel's decision to wipe out military units inside Egypt that threaten her territory from points near the border is much more a case of self-defense than it is an act of aggression. (Copyright, 1956 New York Herald-Tribune, Inc.) the initiative. So when Iraqui troops onlerrd where the bitrder i.s because they Jordan to cement a military nl- I've there. A stranger wouldn't. liance. and when Jordan, Syria This lack of fortifications yards away, Thify know | left the White House. Johnston j The famed Bow Bells of London's church of St. Mary-le-Bow, historic since the time of Wil| liam the Conqueror, will soon be has been to the Near East scv-i replar;ed ' Thpy were desll '°.v prt eral times in Ihe past , hroe ;'•>' Na/.i bombs in World War ^. WASHINGTON — Campaign ; ing overall conclusions: chiefs of both parties are worriedly trying to figure out the meaning of an unusual number of perplexing voter registrations throughout the country. They are uncertain whether these extraordinary totals portend good or bad election news. Particularly baffling to the politicos are unexpected registration drops in certain states and localities, and even more sur- j prising increases in others. Holding- of services in "funeral j For publication, the rival head- parlors," the display of loads of! Barters confidently claim these flowers. i singular gains and losses are Trt !,,.;„„ ,, <• • , n • i favorable to them. But privately government and then rejected To b ing practice into Chris-i d , , b , ; :,. T 1.1 i,-i,_ ^~ i ,1 :.. tian faith ilioco cK- c,,oo.oo,;««.. ' ln " v aanl ll noi UUIIK sure e.x it. I would like to hear their side of the argument too. Me'et- ings or discussions which are partial or which do not provide a means of debate are somewhat doubtful. If there ever need be occasion or you wish to divulge my name you have my express permission to do so at any time so desired. KARL W. MANNS, 1504 East Broadway. (Ed's Note: The Greater Alton Association of Commerce's public information luncheon features a discussion of both sides Thursday noon at Mineral Springs lintel, It's open In Ihe public. Speaking starts about 12:15 if some aren't in- interested in the lunch). years to try to put them across. >« «* and Egypt also tightened their makes border raids easy. Raid-' The State Department under military hook-ups. Israeli army itiR parlies forged back and forth John Foster Dulles, however, nev- chiefs decided it was time 10 across Ihe border f,t lea;,t once a , er had much confidence in these strike, i week while 1 was in Israel. j plans, and Dulles in his frantic AH Big As Mansac-husciN \ Tne N O gev. where the trouble < Bagging across the Atlantic To get the picture ol whai's slarletj between Kgvpt and Is- over Suez eilner fol 'g°t or ignor- 'oinff on. von have to envi*;;ir'p ...... ... .; . . eo! them Johnston argued that the Suez Canal would be out of date in 10 years, would have to require another canal or two more pipelines in order to carry enough oil for western Europe, But you can't lay pipelines across hostile Arab natins. They cut them in two. . ., . —-- - wildest, rough- country about the si/,.';,,, arpas jn , he Nea( , Eas( Bo of Massachusetts, only narrower in spots. In one place s and their flocks roam over parched sand and hills that Isarel e«ends only sovi-n m,le S j ,,, inin(J 0 , fh(J , abl(> , d from Nathanya on the Med,ter-| of Arixolla 1hc bad , d f ranean, n n in e d loi Strauss, the first 1 .S. administrator, to the border ot Jordan. The airport near Tel Aviv is only 2 1 - miles Irom llie border, while .Ionian rceiies within 10 yards oj ihe. S(-H ol r,i,lilfe. Thus, in every dirc-ninn lsr,- it | faces,, except toward the Mediterranean, she is sin rounded i.y Aral.) neighbors. This carnc aboui because ii, IMS, when the British gave \ip their Palestine mandate under the League of Nations, the Arab countries decided 10 move in and carve up Palestine. They were so confident that some Nathan j Sout) , i) a |{ 0ta% housing | It is not a land worth fighting lot, but war after war has been Going Places Answer to Previou* Puizle ACROSS DOWN j d* i Krvacla tfity Janeiro, Branl J Saerexi lrr,ag« louKht here nonetheless since j Pavid slew doluith and sirire Johnston was also working on: Sum-on slew the Philistines v\ilh : a Jordan River irrigation pro-' the jawbone ol an nss. Prayer for TODAY lord. Thou didst not ansuer my ...... , • - y (J ''' '" u " earnestness I asked wealthier Arabs left their homes; Tnep tor that which is dear to me r::!! 1 ^'£"?! ^!'r' fi -i- «*>. -«-<»»>« ^«*. .. tew days after Die Jens* hud j '^, ', "^; ^ been pushed out. | Jst( , m . ( , MnoIh(T . nip instead, the Jews pushed the Egyptian army, strongest of all Ye, must speak .,,, Tlll ,. ;im| . the Arab forces right down io tlie edge of the Sue/. Canal. They would have pushed them back to Cairo il the British hadn't uiifTvened. i Other Arsb neighbors wt it- pushed back well beyond (lie or- igiOHl boundanw proposed by li-urn lhat Tliou art leachinj; me in jcct similar to the Tennessee Valley Authority Io benefit Israel, Syria, Lebanon and Jordan. Truman's ideas were more e\- piinsvie. lie wanted to reconstruct tho irrigation system of the Tigris and the Euphrates which once made what is now Iraq one of the most prosperous countries in the world. He- wanted to build a special canal from the Mediterranean to the Dead Sea to generate enough water power to make 'hat country Ihn industrial center of the Near Kasl. Truman and Johnston have argued thai the Arabs and Jews wa.ss of palienl love Io pray a-. , , ,., null! in Jesus' nanu. Amen.' ' arc bolh &cnlltl ° PI '° IJ|C ' S ' bolh --Paul S. \Vri;4lil. Portland. On ill i n i » I c r. FIIM l' n vbvien it'ODiiiKlit, 19u6, by me ijiviMun ol Cnmlian triucatiun \«liun«l Cuum'H ! near hasl. ' descended from the prophet Abraham, and that tying them tojjeiher on economic projects i could finally bring pace to the »! th* Cl{urelie» ol C'iiiin ih» Bell S.vndii-aU, Inc ) 4 Crux. Mexico I — Said, Egypt I? French com il Arabian gulf U Persian po«t IS Negative word 18 Neck ornament I! r'oimfr t two wordi) 50 Sri (» "J 1 -- - China 2 'I Kui y J-l Kamtrl uncle *in1 J'f nioa ( pal I'H Antitoxini 27 Snuihei n i!«l* (ah.) .10 Ainaloi.v 32 Maiitecl type 34 \VIPUK 3;. Calm 38 Amount lab ) 37 One time 39 Soak* flax 40 Preposition 41 Scottish name prefix 42 Court hearing 4A lowering 4'J Inluinected •gain 51 Htiinng organ $1 Arrow polnon 5.1 C.irl't name M Health resort *A Advantages S4 Group ot iT Srottisfi cap 1 FartheM on 4 Good i Dutch ihfp»« ( Revolutionary nd«r, Paul T Literary icrapt t Balance 8 Porleiil 111 t'nuttial 11 men 17 Representative 19 Trlei 23 Gel up 24 Bnnle 1* W*k» robin 3A Aroma 27 Woolliert 28 Linen raveling! 19 Then II Phihppln* »(fa poll 1J Tapcitr; J8 Pine 40 Goodi 41 l.ady'ttitl* 42 Group of three 4S Tear 44 I/hilled 4fi Greek leKer 47 I'alilurnia town 48 Metric Mieaxurt .Mi Placed tian faith, these .six suggestions are offered: actly what they do mean; whether these variances from 1952 1. In the hour of death, no-| are pro pitious signs of balloting tify your pastor first. Make no arrangements without first consulting him. Give him the same courtesy you give the undertaker. 2. If at all possible, have the funeral in the church, if the person is a member of a church. 3. Consider the" possibility of sealing the casket before the funeral. Such an arrangement is easier on the mourners. 4. While flowers are a thoughtful expression, consider the possibility of a more permanent memorial, such as gifts to charitable institutions, or funds. 5. Eliminate the services of secular organizations. 6. Demonstrate by your attitude that you truly believe in the promises of our Saviour. Every Christian has a responsibility to live his faith. Funerals are a good place to begin. Sincerely, WM. R. KIMBROUGH, pastor, Elm Street Presbyterian Church. Bridge Bills Disgust Him Editor, the Telegraph: Th,e people of Alton received quite a jolt when they read the lawyers' toes for legal work on the Clark bridge case. TlM? itemized bill listing the articles plainly states: Daly $2,050, attorney for Alton; Baetit Sl.L'L'j. attorney for Alton. Isn't thift money supposed to belong to Alton? (Ed's \iile: No, it's in the receivership; could go to Missouri or St. Charles County or remain for further bridge con- struciton, depending on what court decisions are made). Regardless of whether the City Court allowed these claims and the Bar Association sets the rates, it scorns Incredible these trends, or ominous. Increases in M!'*west, West Analyses from local leaders are still coming in. But on the basis of the comprehensive reports already in hand, both camps have reached the follow- Forum Writers, Note Letters to the Readers For- urn should be as brief as possible, and writers should be completely identified. The Telegraph will withhold writer's name on request. The Telegraph reserves the right to condense letters where necessarv. .Mo«t of tin- rofilstrBtlon Increases arc in the midwest and west, wliile the tlccrcHs- «•* are In tlie ea*t, nutubly in major iuetro|>olltan c«-nt- era, Bitch as New York, anil Boston. A spectacular rx- c e p t i o n Is Pennsylvania, wherp thc registration IB SOO.OOO above 1!M2. Thr biggest registration gain* are In Industrial ureas, where unions are strong and very active in thli year'* campaign. Alton Evening Telegraph; Published by Alton T«lfgr»ph Prlntine Company P. B. COUSLEY, Publ(«her »nd Editor Published Dally. Subtcrlptlon Pile* 30 centfi weekly by carrier; by mail 910.00 * year within 100 mllrv $14.00 beyond 100 m\1n Mai) lutocrtptloni not accepted In town where carrier delivery I > available Entered » second clax matter at (h* post office »t Alton, 111. Act of Concresi March 3, 1879 MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Prest l« exclusively entitled to (he ti*e for publjrrBlion of all news dispatches credited to tlifi paper and to th« local neu-i published herein. Lccal Advertising Ratei And Contract Information nn application AI in? Telegraph nusmehs office. Ill t:ast Broadway. Alton. Ill National Adv e r t i * l n f Representative West- Holliila.v Co. New York, Chicago, Republican r»)rl»tr»v tion gal no In Florid* »r« pt-rcentagfrxviMi th» larR^t in Ihe South, rlslnjc from lin.ouo (our years ago to 210,000 thin ypar. Numerically, thU Mf jump IK heavily outweighed by th* Democratic total, which is up to 1.S34.0M from l,21fi,0(K> In 1952. In addition to Pennsylvania, other significant risrs in voter registrations in labor section! are: Ohio — tip around 100,000. 11 Michigan —- 400,000 increase, of which about JIM),. 0(10 it* in Kelt-oil alone. Th* llcmocrat* are rlalmitiK ">* hulk of thi-se new registrations, California — upward* «f 4.10,0(111 increaxe, for an overall registration total of 6,221.000 as againM S.'Jfig.ttOO In 18,Y-. The party line-up this year i«s .1.A7S.OOO Demo c r H t i c registration* an asalmt 2,fi46,000 GOP. Of tlii* 929,000 difference, the Democralfc made, their heaviest ifainn In Lot Anjt«- les County, where they add- eti 130000 to 13,000 by the Ifcpiilillcaiis. iCopyrlfht, 185«, The Hall Syndicate, lnc.1 In sculpture on the wall* of slcme caves, prehistoric man recorded the migration of birdi •iO.OOO years B.C. These sculpture recordings were made before the age of writing. MIRROR OF YOUR MIND By JOSEPH WHITJfKlf othei-s. Egocentric individuals usually get that way because iheir early childhood efforts to show interest and affection for others were rebufled; and their thoughts forcibly thrown back upon themselves, If they come to understand the basis for thin egotism, they often find that other people are Just as interesting as they are, and thereby learn to understand others, Mi&tf^it Will reprimands improve a child's behavior? Answer: Reprimands are. not intended to improve anything; rather they are designed to keep behavior from becoming 1* weather b factor In sulcldeT worse. Reprimands, particularly when administered in the presence of others, injure a people would present such bills i child's self-esteem. While they to the City Court. LOR EN ADKINS, 2340 Suite St. Overseas visitors to Northern may stop the child temporarily from what ever annoyance ho may lie engaged in. they will worsen his attitude toward future attempts Io correct his be- Answer: Statistics show there are more suicides in warm summer months than in winter, when cold and dampness prevail. Dr. Felix MartMbanez suggests in "Psychiatry and Religion" (MO Publications) lhat ihe temptation to suicide is strengthened by the contrast between the umiling summer world mid the despairing state of rnind of the individual. Sui- Yes, if they make cides dixi|) in winter because C an egotist* iimlerslaml oilier people'.' Ireland have used the rented-ear I huvior. Once this becomes a a sincere effort'lo"do To, buT it ! tere is ' lo » triking contrast b f; lween the dismal, cold world 01 drive-yourself services to a!habit, the greater will be the is very difficult for them to un- and"'the"" desolate, "beclouded greater degree this year than j need to extend it. derstand either themselves or mind, j ever before, Belfast learns. j tCopyrAu i»6». King *e»iu.-w synaiwt, inc.i

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