Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 7, 1958 · Page 2
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Alton, Illinois
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PAGE TWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH MONDAY, JULY T, 1«» FORECAS1 Admitted To Hospital After Injury at Pool Swxyor, 23. of 1L'02 Rock Springs Terrace. \\ns admitted to .\ltnn Memorial Hospital Saturday for exnminatirm and treatment ol a back injury sustained in a dlvp at the Koxmia pool. At the wringer of a. washing ma chine .Terry Christenson. 20-month-oifl son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Christ.enson of 287 Rospdale Dr. (Cast Alton, a stomach Invage. his homo today, rrlnlivns stated after he apparently drank liquid th.-il they believed he had pscnpccl; floor u-nx. After having the con- serious injury. ;uid would prob- fonts of his storanh removed the ably be released from Hie hospltiljhahy rnlurned home, hut later in the day returned to the hospital Also admitted to 1he hospital tvas Victoria Jean Perez, 12.. daughter of Mr. ami Mr?. Victor Perez of 2SOfi Fernvvood Ave., who; ; incurred a tee Injury in a fat! where he was admitted. Annabelle Pruitt. 8. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. .Tolm Pruitt, 3112 Trumble St., remova! of a foreign liodv from her throat. tMw Uw twmitttteM* CLOVDY TUESDAY Scattered showers and thunderstorms southwest to the Gulf coast and Texas. are expected tonight In the ttockle*, the It will be cooler In New England and the western Plains and in the area from the middle Atlantic states and loner Lakes Holiday Traffic Death Toll in Illinois Only 12 lower Missouri valley. (AP Wirephoto Map.) Weather Forecast By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Despite an onslaught of motorists, the traffic death toll in 111! Hois fell off nearly 50 per cent trom a corresponding period during the Memorial Day weekend An Associated Press count show ed 12 traffic deaths over the state from 6 p.m. Thursday to 12 midnight Sunday. Five drownings and four mlscel laneous mishaps boosted the holiday fatality toll to 21 deaths. The Memorial Day weekend — t similar 78-hour period — claimed the lives of 22 residents on Illinois roads. For comparative purposes, an AP survey showed 16 traffic deaths, 8 drownings, and 1 miscellaneous mishap during a test June 19-22 period. Traffic-infested Cook County had five deaths, on file roads, including the state's most violent mishap. Three persons toere 'killed in a train-car collision, just outside the southern extremity of Chicago. Chicago had one traffic death, * 13-year-old boy who died Sunday of injuries suffered in a Saturday accident. Downstate, a spectacular four- ear wreck near Mt. Vernon killed one man and injured seven other " persons Sunday. "Ironically, all traffic fatalities occurred within 25 miles of the victim's home, reported Robert A. Campbell, state traffic safety coordinator at Springfield. Campbell said the state holiday record .was better than in past periods. He ; attributed the decline in tfuly Fourth accidents |lo increased policing of the roads and better safety care by drivers. Traffic officers in communities joined the State Police force ot 1,100 men in working around the clock during the period. For more than a day during the holiday weekend, no traffic deaths were reported in the state. That was more than a 23-hour period from 9:30 p.m. Friday to 11 p.m. Saturday. That period ended when Robert McShane. 15, of Lombard, a western Chicago suburb, was fatally injured while riding bicycle by a hit-run motorist. More than 130,000 vehicles passed over the Calumet Skyway, connecting link between the Indiana Toll Rotd and Chicago, officials reporter Sunday. Tunisia Sets Contacts With Russia, China TUNIS (AP)—Tunisia is getting ready to establish diplomatic re lations with the Soviet Union and Communist Chin$ although its government plans to slay friendly With the West. President Habib Bourguiba said in an interview that Tunisia would ret up its first formal ties with the Communist bloc before the end of the year. The North African leader, who i* generally regarded as one of the West's best Moslem friends, criticized the United States for not •ending enough military and economic aid to his country. Adenauer Win Is Vote For Plans By GEORGE BOULTWOOD DUSSELDORF, Germany (AP) —An election victory for Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democrats in West Germany's largest stale was seen today as an endorsement of his plans to provide the nation's new army with atomic weapons. The Christian Democrats regained control of the Provincial Parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia Sunday in the first popular test of the nuclear armament program. It has become West Germany's hottest political issue since Adenauer's party won the national elections again almost 10 months ago. Only the provincial administration of this big industrial and agricultural state was at stake, hut he opposition Socialists keyed heir campaign to Adenauer's plans to accept the Atlantic Allies' offer of nuclear arms. The Socialists claimed atomic armament would put West Germany so squarely in the Western camp that all hope of reuniting with Communist East Germany by negotiations would be lostyThey raised the specter ol atorjiic warfare, while the Christian Democrats played on fears of communism and hammered home their theme of postwar prosperity. The Christian Democrats moved from a minority position of 89 seats in the 200-member Provincial Parliament to firm control with 104 seats. The Socialists ad vanced, but not as far, from 76 to 81 seats. Adenauer's party actually lost 5 per cent of the popular vote from ts high point in the state in last September's general elections. The Socialists gained almost 6 per cent from last gear's low of 33.5 per cent. The Christian Democrats wiled 50.5 per cent. The principal loser was the Free Democrat party, which dropped from 27 scats to 15. Two splinter groups, the mo- Nazi German Reich party and the Catholic Center party, lost their seats entirely by polling less than •> per cent of the popular vote. The Communists have been outlawed for two years. This was the popular vote (with percentages of the vote in the 1954 state election in parentheses I: Christian Democrats 4,011.122 or 50.5 per cent (41.3 per cent in 1954); Socialists 3,115,934 or 39.2 per cent (34.5); Free Democrats 556,274 or 7.1 per cent (11.5). The Center party polled 83.733; the lerman party 125,044: the German Reich party 43,890; and he German Union 176. Alton and vinicity: Cloudy with occasional showers or thundershowers today: high 80-85; cloudy tonight; showers ending, low tonight In middle 60s; Tuesday cloudy with little change in temperature; high 80-85. Extended Forecast Illinois—Temperatures will average 4-6 degrees below normal. Normal high 83-87 north, 87-90 south. Normal low 62-70. Little day to day change expect • some cooling north about Friday. Precipitation will average about one quarter to one half inch north to one half to one inch and locally heavier .south. Scattered showers south Monday night and over most of area Thursday or Friday. Mateos Wins In Mexican Election MEXICO CITY (AP) - Handsome, 48-year-old Adolfo Lopez Mateos, the brilliant labor minister in the last government, was elected president of Mexico Sunday in probably the quietest vote in the nation's history. The dominant government Party of Revolutionary Institution (PRI) claimed Lopez Mateos had won by a landslide—somewhere between 70 and 85 per cent of the votes. No- big totals were announced, however. Lopez Mateos 1 victory over textile manufacturer Luis Hector Alvarez had never been in doubt. The PRI and its predecessors have never lost an election since the parent parly was launched in 1928. Mexico also elected a full new Congress of 60 senators and 162 deputies. The PRI claimed that it had retained control by an overwhelming majority. There were prospects, however, the new Congress may contain more than the nine opposition deputies it now holds. Only one serious incident was reported, during an argument over a local election in Ciudad Obregon, on the west coast. A voter was killed and a soldier injured during a fight. Women voted for the first lime in a presidential election. Opposition parties began filing protests of alleged election fraud before the polls closed. But generally the election seemed to have been conducted on democratic lines. The PRI had invited foreign observers from the United States find South America to come see for themselves. Official returns will not be down an embankment near East; -tohn Pile, 116 Kast Third St., Altnn jRoxana, a foot In.lury, suffered in ii':n: » r*« nf f )7QMifl fall from n irucK. Miss Mrs. William Cava.her of 2731)1* «»" ™" « lru ™' Powrmtnn SI.. wm, treBted at the A flodfrey area woman, hospital for a head Injury suffered In a fall down three steps whilr she was carrying her three- month-old daughter, Rebecca. The baby accompanied her mother to the hospita 1 and from there was taken to the family doctor's office for examination. When examination showed no apparent Injury the infant was taken home. Mrs. Cavasher also was released from the hospital after treatment. Others treated at the hospita and then released were: Mrs. Helen Welsh. 2115 Wyc- ed by a broken soda bottle, by a broken soda bottle. Maynard Lister, 107 West Elm St., a nail puncture wound. Bob Elliott, 1308 Fifth St., a foot injury, suffered when he accidentally dropped an electric fan on his foot. Robert Becker, 2, son of Mr and Mrs. Cecil E. Becker, BeJ- mont Village. Godfrey, an arm injury, incurred In a fall. Alan Herbst, 5. 2453 Seminary St., a laceration to his forehead, sustained in a fall from a wall. Height of the fall was estimated at 10 feet. Michael Rethorn, 2. son of Mr and Mrs. Kenneth Rethorn, Rt 1, Bethalto, a laceration of his arm. Marvin Norman, 53, Rt. 2, Godfrey, boat operator, a hand injury, suffered on a boat on the Mississippi River when he caught his hand between a rope and a capstan. Mrs. Naomi Henson, 422 Job St., East Alton, hand injury, sustained when her hand caught in Marie Nelson. 21, underwent ex aminatlon at St. Joseph's Hospital for a snake hite to her right foot. Following treatment she was released from the hospital. Others released from the hospt lal after treatment included: Willie Williamson, 1802 Market St., injured In a motorcycle accident. Gary Gene Carne, Rt. 1, Edwardsville, an eye nriury, suffered .when he was accidentally hit in ithe eye and his eye glasses brok- New Robot To Match Brainwork By FRANK CAREY WASHINGTON (AP)—The Navy announced today the partial de velopment of an electronic robot it says will be able to match some of the functions of the human brain. It calls the robot a Perceptron At least another year will be required to complete the first full pilot model, the Navy said, but its principle and concept already dave been demonstrated successfully by using a large electronic computer. When it is fully developed, the machine is expected to be able to perceive, recognize and identify its surroundings without any human training or control. It differs from the ordinary computer in that it does not have to be fed tacts and'figures in advance. Among the potential uses to which such a robot eventually may be put, the announcement said, are these: New-type automatic landing systems and automatic pilots for aircraft. . . automatic reading of the printed or written word. . . responding to verbal commands. . . automatic language translation, v^j i iv.iaj i irtui uci rv in 111/1 utr < , . . known for a week. Unofficial ,. e . cither in wntten or vocal form A la mi mammal can get only as heavy as its legs can carry. turns may be made known Tuesday or later. Lopez Maleos will succeed President Adolfo Ruiz Cortines for a x-year term beginning next Dec. He is considered a bit more beral than his predecesor, but is xpected to continue most pro- rams of the current administra- Theory Viruses Cause Cancer Getting Support By ALTON BI.AKKKMOK AP Science Writer LONDON iAI'1 - Viruses, the icientist used to say in hli soft, almost musical voice, viruses seem to be the basic causf ot cancer. And In a lifetime of research Dr. Francisco Durwi-Reynals pi-o- duced point after point ol evidence in the congress' proceedings rir- tuilc the latest work he had dun? H! Yale University with virus experiments on mice. The abstract i tribute. But a partly his hist bigger IribuU comes from the fact that more and moro scientists are * wincing to the virus theory of cancer, a theory largely ignored , during that viruses could indeed be thejDuraii-Reynals' lifetime. culprit or at least the must im , Recent evidence in several portant culprit. 'countries is adding to the picture He theorized viruses might sleep, ilia I viruses could be involved in b«imle*tly in the bod.s (or years at least some kinds ol human can until something—*ge, injury or a c»rs. If they are, perhaps vac iu the body's chemistry— cines or other controls against Suddenly awoke them to change 'lioin can be devised. living calls »nd start cancers. Another main attack is ainu-d producing aiiticancej' rtruss I Hiked on discoveries of the tiny but significant diffprenceg between cancer and healthy cell*. The idea U to get the drum to the machinery of the cancer Spanish-born was to luive spoken to «evtnth Inwnational Cancer wlUuh opened here to- vttendad by nearly I'.UOO ict«nU»t« from 64 countries §Ul OurttO-RwnAl* died B tew «gQ, » victim ol lh« very A bfat pxuiwd This approach bus led to drugs which huve hud some g tew kindi ot automatic unearthing of scientific and other information buried in library books. . . and even rapid- fire recognition of musical compositions, with all the accuracy of on, which selected him HS its accessor. H music critic. {wheat. It would operate in much the same way that the human eye and en. Mary Anna Korte. 1028 Lang don St., an Injury to her right index finger. Science Cuts Wheat Loss By Leaf Rust By BENITA TALL Science Service Staff Writer WASHINGTON — One of the nation's worst wheat diseases, leaf rust, has been reduced from 15 per cent severity to a bare trace in crops of hybrid winter wheat. While these results were obtained in experimental research, they are promising. Research in growing rust-resistant wheat is proceeding at cooperative stations where the U.S. Department of Agriculture works with state scientists in solving various agricultural problems. Every year, in every wheat-producing state, leaf rust destroys between five per cent and 30 per cent of the wheat crop. The gains made in controlling leaf rust are based on the work of Dr. E. R. Sears. USDA plant geneticist at Columbia, Mo., who nas succeeded in transferring rust resistance from goat grass to common wheat. Goat grass, or Aegilops umbellulata, is a distant relative of wheat that is practically immune to leaf rust. Researchers in six states are using the rust-resistant wheat de.- veloped by Dr. Sears in breeding commercially useful wheat. The ressitant wheat is not in itself breeding stock—it does not have the other necessary characteristics of high production, hardiness and so on. However, a number of hybrid lines of winter wheat have been bred, using the resistant wheat. They are now being tested for the farmers' crops. The minimum time for a breeding cycle for wheat is eight years. This is the amount of time scientists need to tell if they have a reliable hybrid, one that will continue to produce wheat with the desired qualities. In Kansas, where researchers obtained almost a 75% reduction in leaf rust, about three years have been spent in the program. It will be another five to 12 years before the farmer can expect to grow leaf-rust-resistant wheat. Dr. Sears recently was award' ed one of the nation's highest Ixmors in agricultural research, the $10,000 Hobliteelle National Award in the Agricultural Sci ences. He was selected for the biennial award for his work in transferring rust resistance to certain brain areas work together to provide the human function of ! recognition. | Dr. Frank Rosenblatt, research Nine Papuans recently were;psychologist at the Cornell Aero- icked up at sea after being adrift (nautical Laboratory. Inc., work-, ir 16 days in a canoe, Port Mores-ling under a contract with the Of- v reports. All were in s>ood|fiee of Naval Research, came up and condition. . jwilh thf Perceptron concept. i PRESCRIPTIONS •i art • CAREFULLY PREPARED • SENSIBLY PRICED • DELIVERED FREE Alton's Moit Afritrn Pharmacy 2910 STATE ST, - NORTH ALTON - DIAL S4IU Mil PAIKINe NUT TO STOII Poeahontas was the first con vert to the English Church in Virginia. RESCVED AIRMAN Stf. Sgt. James P. Vanderee of Sari the aircraft carrier Boxer for transfer to Rafael, Calif., one of three survivors of hospital bay after being plucked from the Air Force Olobemaster that crashed the sea by a Boxer-based helicopter. (AP between Honolulu and Johnson Island 'Wirephoto.) Friday, is buckled into stretcher aboard YMCA To Plan Long Canoe Trip An information meeting for tiigh school boys and their pare n t s regarding the proposed YMCA canoe trip Aug. 12-21, through superior- Quetico canoe others are missing and presumed country in Minnesota and Ontario is slated at the Alton YMCA, July 16, 7:30 p.m. The canoe trip will be limited to 14 boys. The July 16 meet- ng will include movies of last year's trip. Thfe trip will be the second for Alton "Y". As soon as the 14 boys have been registered, they will help plan and work out the route the trip will take, Ollie Todd, youth secretary, las reported. Several of the boys who went last year plan to re- jister again this year, he added. Boys without previous exper- ence in handling a canoe are to be instructed during pre-trip train- ng in nearby lakes, prior to the departure date for Canada along with the entire group. Entire cost of the trip will be $60, Todd said. Plane Crash Survivors Tell of Fighting Sharks HONOLULU (AP)—Three survi- Calif., and S. Sgt. James P. Van- vors of the C124 Air Force transport plane which went down early Friday in mid-Pacific returned here Sunday night to tell of fighting off a school 1 of sharks before they were rescued. Nine were aboard the plane. One body was recovered and five dro\j-ne<f. Returning here on the aircraft carrier Boxer, which picked up the three survivors 200 miles northeast of Johnston Island, Capt. Jonathan W. Brown, the plane's commander, told newsmen: "One of the sharks got a good hold on me and was shaking me. "We were pounding the water and yelling and thrashing and kicking around. I was beating on the shark's head with my fist. He finally let go. There were several of them around and they swam away." He said they apparently were put off somewhat by shark repel- lanl from the men's lifejackets and by all the noise. Returning with Brown were T. Sgt. James M. Phillips, Vacaville, Reunion in Cemetery; Town No Longer Exists WHAT WAS ONCE GARNETTS- V1LLE, Ky. (AP)—"I guess it is a little unique to have a reunion in a cemetery," H. D. Higbee said. "But it's about the only time we ever get to see each other." Higbee, a 51-year-old iron shop worker at Louisville, and about 150 other folks who once lived in the small village of Garnettsville »ot together Sunday at the burial grounds for their annual reunion. The government bought their and in 1940 and made it part of the Ft. Knox military reservation. The 10-acre cemetery is the only land they retained. What do people talk about in a cemetery Old friends, old times, those who have passed on and the future generation, says Higbee. Like some of the others present, he sR'd he thought back to his boyhood days. He also shared the surprise of meeting a family which hadn't Oeen heard from since Garnetts- ville disappeared. Just recently the family read about the reunion in a newspaper dnd decided to attend. Some of the reunion is taken up by business. There's the matter of a fund to keep the cemetery in tape. Everyone contributes need arises. There's also the matter of reading the list of people who purchase new lots every year — the people who want to be buried in their family lots. "Some of the older ones are dying off each year," Higbee says. Under New Management! SELF LAUNDERAIL 528 EAST BROADWAY Diol 2-49)1 Special Introductory Offer/ COUPON deree, San Rafael, Calif. Both were navigators on the big craft, which was on a flight from Travis Air Force Base in California to Tokyo with a crew of seven plus two military coureirs picked up in Hawaii. Brown, who comes from Sioux City, Iowa, lives at Travis AFB, northeast of San Francisco. Brown, Phillips and Vanderee all had minor cuts, gasoline burns and stains from shark repellant. Brown had a minor shark bite on his left shoulder. They were taken to the Army's Tripler General Hospital for treatment. Brown said the big Globemaster ditched 200 miles this side ol Johnston Island after the No. 3 engine began backfiring and threw its propeller through the fuselage, cutting off all electric power and communications and crippling all controls except the rudder and elevator. The right wing dipped and the plane broke up into sections as it hit the water. "Ii went under immediately. I came up through a hole right above me," Brown said. Police Receive Two Pilfering Complaints Two complaints of pilfering were filed with the police over the week-end. Paul Compagno of 320 Vine St. gave a description ol a spare wheel and tire taken from the trunk of his car. John Owens of 1500 E. Fourth reported two lender mirrors stolen from his parked 1958 automobile Tokyo's Imperial Hotel is building a new wing of 426 rooms. Has Heavy Work Load By WttJJAM P. AftBOOASt for early-August adjournment, congressional leaders mapped out a heavy work docket today as Congress returned from Its last prolonged 1958 holiday. Target date for adjournment is Aug. 9, and prospect* are bright that it won't be missed far. Senate leaders posted five bills for action this week. They deal with atomic energy construction, public works appropriations, housing, agriculture and minerals d*. velopment. The House faces an even mor» ambitious program, dealing with military construction, small bust* ness, marketing facilities, science scholarships, atomic energy con* slruction, relief for depressed as, construction of community fa- cilitie* and small boat safety. Chances are neither branch Witt clean up such a heavy program in one week, There still are some controver* sial measures in the offing. The senate hasn't acted on House-passed bills to provide for reorganization of the Defense Department, extension of the Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act, and miscellaneous appropriations in. eluding financing of the foreign aid program. All must be considered before adjournment. The list of "must" House bills includes measures to boost Social Security benefits, to provide pen. slons for former presidents, to regulate union pension and welfare funds, and to authorize and finance a big military construction program. A Senate-passed bill for general labor law revision currently is not on the program for House action but may be put there in the clo«- ing days of the session. Americans for Democratic Ae- tion renewed its call for a tax cut of at least eight billion dollars • year, and for more spending programs to provide a boost for tht economy. But there appeared lit- tie likelihood either would be voted. The ADA, which describes itself as a nonpartisan organization, issued a statement signed by • group of conomists, educators and labor leaders. Without further g%pernment efforts, it said, production levels of 1957 will not be equaled again before 1960. It added that a "long period of underemployment and underproduction lies ahead." WEATHER BATTLE ON IN ENGLISH TOWN Harry Boon, a night watchman who .bases his weather forecast! on country tore, is in a year-long contest' with official weather forecasters at Cleethorpes, England. The Town Council is to be the judge, checking the forecast* against each other.'Boon works out his weather from the tides and winds, and from the behavior of swallows and gnats. Two year* ago, during a month-long contest. Boon just beat the official forecasters. CIRCLE THE ONE LOAD CLOTHES WASHED and DRIED when accompwled wild •*• «r were todt. WI WAfH-MY—PQLD Ppl YOU I SELF LAUNDERALL 121 tot IrMrfwty, AltM UOOD: TIMW., Wed., Tbur*. 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