Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 15, 1958 · Page 2
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HAOCTWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH is, im Cuban Rebels Are Still Holding 29 Americans United States PHfe 1.) By LARRY AI,!,tCV GUANTANAMO, Cuba <AP) — Cuban rebels still held 29 U.S. tailofs anrt Marines today b«t ; .her, «»« «,*, Hope s ,,« ,„ ,H ad only been delayed by-rain, E| 8enh ower also said the United Helicopters were scheduled tojstafes will support any U.N. ake off Jrom the U.S. Navy base|measures which seem to be ade- Ouantanamo Bay today for the!4« Bt e <q meet the new situation the Trc' 1 'supposed to bring the'serv" Egypttan forces, cnmen they kidnaped nearly threej Eisenhower said U.S. forces will veeks ago.' lbf? P rom Ptly withdrawn when ade THVNDERSHOWER The central Lakes and middle Mis- valley areas will have cooler storms are forecast for the Ohio valley, eastern Great Lakes, southern Plains, ier tonight while It will be warmer eastern Rockies, Sierra Nevada* and In the northern Rockies and northern Plateau regions. Showers or thunder- Resume Chicago Rackets Hearing in Washington southern Florida.—-AP Wirephoto Map. Weather Forecast Disappearing Garden Hose Has New Twist CHICAGO (AP) — Another gar. den hose is disappearing into somebody's front lawn. This time, it's Mrs. Olga Stodola's 25-footer. Tugging, yanking, pulling and jerking by sinewy steelworkers and eager teams of youngsters have failed to' sate the earth's appetite for hose. Since last Tuesday U feet have vanished. Now there was a time when this aort at thing posed a real who- dunnit — raised a few eyebrows. Armchair scientists blamed ; everything from gravity to the Russians to those same little fellows who buzz the world, with flying saucers. But then engineers decided that in most cases it was just the force of water into loose soil creating a vacuum which sucked in the hose. That would seek to settle the case except that Mrs. Stodola, a widow, told a newsman Monday: "But my water hasn't been turned on since Tuesday and still it keeps going down into that hole.". So while most of us pass up a swallowed hose as just old stuff you really can't blame Mrs. Stodola for getting a little excited She says she doesn't understand the scientific angles. "I just want my hose out of that bole," she exclaimed. U. S. 6th Fleet Speeds To Middle East CANNES, France (AP) — Ships of the U. S, 16th Fleet hurried toward the Middle East today and the British Mediterranean Fleet at Malta was put on 24-hour standby notice. The 6th Fleet includes two carriers, nine destroyers and three submarines. The sudden departures coincided with the dispatch of U. S. i troop-carrying planes from the United States to Europe in case i the coup in Iraq results in American troops being ordered to the Middle East. In Britain, 6,000 troops were alerted tor overseas movement. By G. MILTON KfiLLV WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Rackets Committee today ordered its staff to start drafting recommendations for tough new laws to fight the underworld. Committee Counsel Robert F. Kennedy announced the move as ie called in witnesses for another week of hearings on Chicago's rackets plagued restaurant indus try. He said the recommendations could provide a foundation for bill drafting and further study of racketeering. It is too late to seek action at this session of Congress, tie added. Kennedy said new testimony in the Chicago case will shed more light on what he termed ''sweetheart contracts, extortion and payoffs" in this industry, and ilso will attempt to expose gangland attempts to intimidate some wit nesses. The committee's chairman, Sen. John L. McClollan (D- Ark), has asked the FBI to help investigate the alleged threats. To Probe Accardo The committee planned further digging today into charges that gangster Tony Accardo planted wo lawyers in jobs as counsel to the Chicago Restaurant Assn., an organization of restaurant owners. Kennedy said he plans to ques- ion George Drake, who was the association's president when it fired one of the lawyers, Abraham Storm : (Continued From Page 1.) welcome relief to gardens and lawns in the area. Farmers, too, welcomed the rain, although those who had standing grain saw a delay in combining. The rain stopped work on Col lege avenue resurfacing. Monday's high temperature was 91, Jacking three degrees of being toe year's hottest day, but high humidity caused discomfort Today's 8 a.m. reading was a cool 70 degrees. Union Electric linemen worked for hours where falling trees or limbs had broken electrical circuits, and a street crew was called out in response to reports of trees being down at two or three locations. Portions of trees fell in the 1200-block of State street, but the debris dropnec mainly In the sidewalk area A like situation occurred on Seminary street. Utter of twigs and branches were strewn over pavements from the west side of to\v to the east. Some street lights were! out for * short period due to circuit troubles. On Catholic Oiildt'ens' Home field, on State north of Jefferson, two benches 1954. Teitelbaum and Champagne have invoked the Fifth Amendment, refusing to tell whether they had deals with Accardo, or whether Accardo had schemed to kill them both but had relented, Kennedy said Joseph Aiuppa, as a hoodlum in union rackets, has sent word he will accept a subpoena to testify. " Aiuppa to Testify The committee spent weeks searching for Aiuppa and finally subpoenaed his wife instead. Kennedy said Mrs. Aiuppa will not be called it her husband appears. The committee said witnesses to be heard this week will include alleged racketeers, Chicago hotelmen and officials of some Chicago locals of the Hotel and Restaurant Workers Union whose names have been linked in testimony with racketeers and allegedly collusive collective bargaining contracts. Kennedy said the hearings will shift focus next week to racketeering in Detroit. Kennedy confirmed that the Detroit hearings, to run from July 23 into the following week, also will explore further the affairs of President James R. Hoffa of the Teamsters Union. The hearings will be in Washington. Rotarians Alton and vicinity: Considerable cloudiness and cooler today, tonight and Wednesday; several periods of scattered thunder showers; high today middle 80s; low tonight upper 60s; Wednesday around SO. Flying Saucers Are Real But Not Flying Jet By RENN1E TAYLOR Aftftoclated Press Science Writer MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. (AP) -r There ARfi some things that look like flying saucers. Shiny, hollow spheres 12 fee 1 in diameter. Smaller ones 2% feet across. And,a saucer-shaped affair 30 feet in diameter is on the drawing boards. Some of var ious shapes as large as 100 feel in diameter have been proposed These are satellites of the very near future. Some of them have been 'suggested for use as inter r planetary craft and for voyages to the moon. Those already completed belong to the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, a government agency. Motion pictures of the first ones to be tested aground we're shown Monday for the first tittle at the biennial inspection of Ames Aeronautical Laboratory, an NACA installation Made of thin, tough plastic and covered with aluminum foil, these objects are featherweights. The 12-footer weighs only nine pounds The '2^-foot Sphere weighs 11 U.S. Consul Park Wollam. who ias been negotiating with the rebels for release of the men, sent word he was confident some would freed today and possibly all vould be back at their base by Wednesday. Fidel Castro's men had prom- sed Wollam the men would start coming out Monday afternoon. A Navy helicopter waited several lours at the delivery area but none of the prisoners showed up. A Navy spokesman said bad veather apparently prevented the •ebels from assembling the ca ives from the mountain camps in vhich they are scattered. Other Navy sources were less iptlmistic. Pilots of the helicopter and Navy search planes which escorted it said .while there was icavy rain and mist in the moun- ains, there was no evidence that he Castro forces had made any ?ffort to ready the captives for Teitelbaum, and hired the other ounces. one, Anthony B. Champagne, in When .tiiey are shot into space by rockets they will be folded into packs no larger than a woman's handbag or a small suitcase. Once at the desired altitude they will be inflated by a smal cartridge containing nitrogen. As space vehicles these crea whom the committee has labeled tions will carry instruments for measuring the magnetic and grav itatjonal fields of the earth, giving scientists new information on the shape of the globe and its internal makeup. They will supply new weather information. Some of them may act as reflectors of ra dar and television waves, greatly increasing the range of those fa cilities. Others, the NACA said, will be designed as collectors of solar en ergy, constituting experimental power plants in the sky to run their own instrument*. 2nd Battalion (Continued From Page 1.) no instructions regarding liaison with the Lebanese army. A Lebanese civil aviation authority representative walkec across the sands to Hadd and ex plained that all traffic had been stopped at Beirut airport. After all these troops wer ashore and deployed in the direction of the airport, landing craft evacuation. The servicemen are the last icld by the rebels. Previously 20 U.S. and Canadian civilians and one Navy airman abducted by the •obels were released. All, were seized in a Castro bid to win recognition froin the U.S. government as genuine belligerents instead of unorganized revolutionaries. The )id has failed. U. S. Army Returns Camp to Japanese TOKYO (AP)—The U. S. Army oday returned Camp Whittington, ts 204 buildings and its 17V a mil- ion square foot reservation to lapan. The camp 140 miles northwest of Tokyo was returned as part of a reduction of U. S. 'facilities in connection with the continuing cut- >ack in American forces in Japan. Murders autopsy revealed. Jersey County authorities concluded, from an investigation at the point where Ms body was found, that he still was Jiving when dropped into the creekbed. The night before he was slain, Stiritz had displayed a roll of money believed to have been a large sum. To wj»eks after his death murder and fugitive warrants were issued against Andrew C. Acker, 29, of Alton, a missing suspect who disappeared from the city two days earlier. Acker and others had been quizzed by police. He had promised to return to the police station for further questioning, but failed to do so. Inquiry revealed he had left town. And 10 days later his automobile was found in a downtown St. Louis storage garage where it apparently had been abandoned. Further definite information linking Acker as a prime suspect was then uncovered by an Alton policeman,* but its exact nature was never made public by the po- liqe. Acker, if living, eventually wil be located through the FBI's nationwide dragnet, Chief Heafner feels assured. From time to time inquiries from other city police departments show loca authorities at distant points stil have the Alton case on their "active" list, he said. A few (Continued From Page 1.) and usually is more attractive to the better clauses of industry. He cited disadvantages of mul-i tlplicity and lack of uniformity in regulation among the smalleer communities ringing St. Louis. continued to ashore. Along with bring equipment jeeps, ammunition and guns, several antitank guns mounted in caterpillar tracks were rolled on to the beach. The Lebanese waiting on the beach at the beginning mingled freely with the Marines. The Americans were in drab A resident of Godfrey, he also battle dress, wearing green and reminded of lack of "through" yellow camouflaged helmets. east-west roads in that township As a landing craft unloaded, one because of the need for planning! Marine looked up at the beautiful and zoning. I Lebanon mountains beyond the Much of industry searching lor airport and remarked: building sites in the Alton area,! "This is a wonderful country, he said, must go below the Wood River area to find p laces now. One of the prime obstacles is the lack of sewers in the area north of Alton that could serve an in- but they tell me they're trying to wreck it." months ago, a long distance tele phone call from Detroit briefly raised local hopes of police that the man so long sought had been apprehended—but the call led to no results. Elderly Mrs. Miller was fatal ly beaten, her apartment ran sacked in the forenoon of Nov 16, 1957, by two armed men They left her apartment, withou being observed, before a woman neighbor of Mrs. Miller, also beaten by the thugs, was able to give an alarm. Score of leads and possibl clues in the case were checkec but with on tangible results. A number of possible suspects were questioned and dismissed. Today the case remains a mystery in many aspects. When the last im portant load developed some 8n«ak Th«H at Bakery An apparent sneak tlicit over! months ago, an Alton police of dustry requiring use of large the weekend of a fash register! liuial made an eastern trip lo _ _ „—— , . from the sales room ol Noll Bak-jrun it down. But it led to nothing U«ttnO) I A UTS CUPOUI uate U.N. security measures are dopted. The President's statement said: "In response to this appeal from he government of Lebanon, the United States has dispatched a contingent of United States forces o Lebanon to protect American ives and by their presence there 0 encourage the Lebanese government in defense of Lebanese lovereignty and integrity. "These forces have not been lent as any act of war. They wil! demonstrate the concern of the United States for the Independence and integrity of Lebanon, vhich we deem vital to the na- ional Interest and world peace. "Our concern will also be shown by economic assistance." Eisenhower said his action was nken "in conformity with the spirit" of the' United Nations Charter which recognizes he said, an inherent right of collective "elf-defense." He said there are some 2,500 Americans in Lebanon and that 'we cannot, consistently with our listoric relations and with the principles of the United Nations, stand idly by when Lebanon appeals itself for evidence of our •oncern and when Lebanon may lot be able to preserve internal order and to defend itself against ndirect aggression." White House press secretary ames C. Hagerty read the state- nent to one of the most tense White House news conferences in recent history. He said afterward . that three Marine landing teams already tvere moving into Lebanon in the /icinity of the capital, Beirut. Civ- 1 war has been raging there be- ween government and leftist orces. Hagerty said the Marines were anded by elements of the 6th Fleet, which.has been stationed in he strife-ridden Middle Eastern •egion. Eisenhower, in his first comment on the Iraq coup, deplored what he called "the grave developments which occurred yesterday in -Baghdad whereby the law- !ul government was violently overthrown and many of its members martyred." Referring to the Lebanese government's plea Monday for U. S. help, the President said: "President Chamoun made clear that he considered an immediate United States response imperative if Lebanon's independence, already menaced from without, were to be ireserved in the face of the grave developments," in Iraq. Eisenhower stressed that the Jnited States use of troops "will terminated as soon as the Security Council has itself taken the measures necessary to maintain nternational peace and security." He said it is apparent, however, "that in the face of the tragic and shocking events that are occurring nearby, more will be required than the team of United Nations observers now in Lebanon." The independent assignment of U.S. forces was in sharp contrast to indications previously that no decision had been reached on what action to take, and that every effort would be made to obtain prior U.N. sanction for whatever finally was done. This country itself arranged for the U.N Security Council's special meeting. METER MAIDS AND MANAGER City Manager Watt puts coin in nark- meter maids started work Monday, checking meter "just in time." Marie Steele ing meters for over-parking, thm re- deft) simulates act of writing out a * ' * * ticket as Margaret Brtttin stands by. The leasing patrolmen for other duties. — Staff Photo. The major concern here ob viously was that the troubles in Iraq might spill over into pro- Western < Lebanon, Jordan, anc even Saudi Arabia. At Least Three Dead In Streator Explosion STREATOR, 111. JP-Two bodies were seen today in the ruins of a downtown hardware store, bring- ng to five the number of known dead in the explosion-fire. Firemen continued to search the ruins for a sixth person, reported missing. Dead were Vernon Rush, 35, Miss Selma Hultman, about 45, and Allen Williams, 16, son of the store's owner. • No immediate identification was made of the two bodies seen in he debris. Rush's body was found Monday night in his car buried under tons of debris. Williams and Miss Hultman, a long-time bookkeeper at :he store, died in Finley Hospital of burns and injuries. Both were n the Williams Hardware Co. when the blast occurred Monday. Firemen, who during the night had helped evaucate 49 families from the flood - hit community, searched the store rubble, today for the bodies of Don Williams, 60, store owner and president of the Streator Drain Tile Co.; Ray Aschinger, 55, and George Elaine, 50, clerks in the store. Firemen said they could see two bodies juried under bricks on the second floor of the four-story building. Kof C Four of those persons injured in the blast still were hospitalized. Police said some investigators believed the blast may have been flood-induced. The flooded Vermilion River probably caused sewer gases to back up into the business area, they surmised, and the Williams store blast may have been touched off by a spark igniting that gas. Other investigat ors advanced the theory that a possible leak in a gasoline tank in the store basement was responsible. At least 16 customers and clerks were in the store when the blast ripped through the struc ture. It tossed them about like toys, blew out the top of the elevator shaft and ripped out the first floor front. Fire following the blast swiftly com pie ted destruction of the building. The roof caved in about six hours after the explosion. McElroy Returning From Eniwetok HONOLULU (API-Defense Secretary Neil McElroy, at Eniwe tok to observe U, S. nuclear tests, is flying back at once to Washington. McElroy, who arrived in the test area Monday, had planned to stay until Friday. He cut short the visit because of the Middle East crisis. (Continued From Page 1.) ocks and laid in a random pat- rn. Lighting is planned for various ses and artistic effects which an be controlled by rheostats in rder to obtain desired effects r different occasions. The building contains a large eeting hall, kitchen, restrooms, bby, storage rooms, and de- ree ceremonial rooms. The entrance lobby (common > both old and new building) is nclosed with aluminum and ass doors. The building is completely air onditioned. Building will be used for coun- il functions including meetings, ocial affairs, degree exemplifi- ations, and youth programs. The old building has been re- ecorated and club facilities ave been enlarged. The building corporation is palding Club Association, the Eficers of which are officers of he Knights of Columbus. The rchitects were Keeney & Stolze, nd the general contractor was Vuellner & Manns Construction o. Other contractors were: eating and air conditioning, jeneral Refrigeration Co.; elec- rical, Central Electric; plumb- ng, Challacombe Plumbing & Heating Co. OWN A SHARE IN AMERICAN .INDUSTRY QUclllLltl&S Of \VfltG 1* i««««* in\; otnvio juwiii \si nun 4-*OI\~; 1 Ull II Ui'ivii. tjui n ICM iu iiwtf***** ^pr w » •••JP m V I* ^gr |P VJRF ^MMr*VFVl i Speaking ol municipal taxi ine Co> at front and George I to provide a delinite foundation} •rates, he pointed out'that AHon's! Stieets was llsted wiln police i for police action. Few it any! , , . a diversified mutual fund now'iV^ cents on"lheS10o'vaTu-; Mond «>'- The >*Rister was said ation. He Kaid he *nd City Man- to have con <ain«l only $4. jager Graham Watt had deter- other slayiiujs in Alton's history; have had such baffling aspects, Dominion D»y Canada's Dominion Day commemorates establishment of the Canadian confederation under the ritish North American Act of 867. Diligenti Quintuplets 15 Years Old BUENOS AIRES (AP) - The world's only surviving quintuplets turned 15 today and Papa Franco Diligenti is letting them have one of their rare reunions in honor o) the occasion. The three Diligenti girls and two boys were due home today from their separate English boarding schools. Their birthday party will be a huge fiesta Saturday at the family's suburban estate, with relatives flocking to Buenos Aires from as far away as Italy and Canada. The wealthy, strong-willed father has firm ideas about rearing the quints. Six years ago he sen them off to five different schools Since then they have seen each other only during holidays. By name they are Franco, Car los Alberto, Maria Esther, Maria Cristina and Maria Fernanda. Diligenti came to Argentina from Italy as a penniless 27-year old immigrant. Now a wealthy retired industrialist, he has been able to ignore the hundreds o commercial offers which brough the Dionne quintuplets. fortune and life in a goldfish bowl. Typhoon Is Bearing Down on Formosa TAIPEI, Formosa (AP) — Ty phoon Winnie bore down on For mosa today with 172-mile-an-hour winds and heavy rains that killed at least nine persons in the Phil ippines, The storm was expected to hit the Nationalist Chinese is land tonight. An international Druggists' Ex hibiUon will be held this Septem her in Frankfurt. Ask Action To Clear Tiekeit WASHINGTON (AP)-A MflUM •tutticiary Subcommittee Jrat teen to take action fotmilly clearing U. S. Atty. Roiteff fie. km'of wrongdoing in Bt« tsofitr* versy over his land with Illinois officials. The request came from Tleken'i attorneys in a brief submitted to the subcommittee, headed by Rrp. Emanuel Geller (D-NY)i "We submit that the full record of these hearings has dispelled any cloud oh Tieken'.s Integrity as a public official/' the brief contended, "and therefore that h» hould be formally exonerated of any charge that he used the pow* rs of his office for personal ;ain." . The brief was' part of a transcript of the hearings released Monday by the subcommittee. It vas prepared by, Gerard D. Rell« y. a Washington lawyer, and 'rank McGarr, first assistant U. S. attorney in Chicago. The eight days of hearings last month dealt with grand jury subpoenas issued by Tieken for four ugh ranking Illinois state officials. The subpoenas were issued at a time when Tieken was dick- ring over the price on some land of his near Libertyville, 111,, which the Illinois Toll Highway Commission needed. Shortly after the state raised ts price for the land, the grand iury investigation was postponed. Two of the subpoenaed state officials testified before the subcommittee that they regarded the subpoenas as an attempt at coercion ay Tieken. The other two disagreed. The subcommittee's report is expected later this month. The political fate of the prominent Illinois Republican also will be decided in part by Atty. Gen. Rogers. Rogers is considering not only whether to reappoint Tieken a* U. S. attorney but a recommendation by Sen. Everett M. Dirksen (R-I11) that Tieken be nominated for a vacancy on the U. S. Court of Appeals in Chicago. Piasa Building, Loan Directors Are Re-Elected Piasa Building & Loan Association stockholders met in annual session Monday night. All nine of the directors were re-elected. They are: Dr. J. Mather Pfeiffenberger Sr., Paul B. Cousley. Henry A. Wuellner, Dr. Mather Pfeiffenberger Jr., Harry W. Johnston, J. Dixon Voorhee*, Bernard W, Springman, Albert E. Wilson, and Robert L. DeGrand. ' . Cousley was re-elected for hii 55th year on the board. Thursday night the director! will meet to elect officers. Through Six Countries In its 850-mile course, th« Rhine River flows through six European countries: Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Franc*, Germany and The Netherlands. wew» blown over a terrace onto n ', ne(J that Jf the MilUm area wen the sidewalk, and many limbs WM* blown from trees in the Witt of State. a deluge of telephone tied up their telephones for wvwiml minutes after the eve ntaf storm broke. Moat inquirer* waited to know if t tornado b*d ifelftf wWilo Alton area. Aatto* reported • stowd storm OMumd ifewt 8 ••«,, but nw»t i»il»nti sfrfit U out. It brought arnexed to the city, with all industry «ast of here except Illinois Power Co.. a 60 cent rate would be sufficient, If' Milton should incorporate, he merely pointed to tax rate*, of two neighboring cities of about theji same size. 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