Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 16, 1958 · Page 2
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 2

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, July 16, 1958
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PAQftTWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH MudgeUrges U. S. Armed Forces Around World Are Alerted Interest In Primaries Br ,MH* M. WASHINGTON #-~ The United! States flew npw unit* ot action-] ready Marines into the Mediterranean area today. Reports also circulated that British troops may «oon land in .tordan. following up Without a definite assifinment on U - s - Jan *"RS in Lebanon, which to sponk. State's Attorney, Thp first of tho combat-trained IDirk 11 MiirleP <BV« his taVftrit* iM * ririPS m ° VWl ln '° ** sfrtfe - torn IL>UK ii. .village says, nis * avnri ;Lr>bane$e capital of Beirut. Rebel) topic is local government. He ex-|| orrPs holod up there offered ttoj ippnndd! on that subject. Tuesday!opposition, , night, at Alton Kiwanis Club's .Inrdnn's King Hussein has weekly meeting at Mineral Springs^de an appeal for help to bothl 1 1 .rmrirm anA \Vn«llillcrfnti Rnf rtlittl. His contention is that anything done by the national government on a Hph level fat's to -iffret only and Washington. But qual- officials said he has talked with the British about sending troops to help keep his pro- SUNSHINE THURSDAY Showers and thunderstorms are fore* cast for tonight for the northern Plains And for a band extending from western Texas eastward through Oklahoma and the central Mississippi valley to Dela- Congress May Stay On Call During Reeess ware, with some thunderstorm activity on the Texas coast and showers in southern Florida. It will be cooler over the northeastern states and warmer in the northern Plains. (AP Wirephoto Map) Weather Forecast the general public a> qmcklv flsi Wps tern nation from suffering the lany act done by public offirta!sjf a t e of trao; where Arab officers Inked to the Nasser government it Cairo seized power Monday. From the United States, Husein is reported asking only ma- erial aid including petroleum Laclede Annexation Protested S»WA|U>SV1LLE-A ktter dated July 2 from the Wood River Township Board of Auditors, requesting that the "Laclede Steel tract remain in Wood River Town •hip, Illinois," was read to the Madison County Board of Super , visor* this morning and referred to the state's attorney's office for further study. Alton City Council at a spe rial session July 2, enacted an ordinance on petition of Laclede Steel Co. for annexation of its plant .property adjoining Alton on the east.:The measure was signed the same night by the Mayor of Alton. No action was taken on the let ter, which reported that the Wood River town board at its July 3 meeting uanimouriy authorized sending of the tetter to the board of supervisors, other than its referral, at the suggestion of Board Chairman Gus Haller, to the office of State's,Attorney Dick H. Mudge Jr. By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (AP) - Legisla ive leaders may decide to keep Congress on call for any new Middle East emergency that might arise after it completes its egular business next month. Sen. Styles Bridges (R-NH) orecast adoption of a resolution uider which the party leaders ol >oth houses could call members lack into an emergency session f President Eisenhower hlmsel did not do so. Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson of Tex as. Senate Democratic leader said he hasn't had time yet to consider such a proposal. Neither he nor Bridges would speculate on whether the Lebanon crisis would prolong the presen session. But Bridges Said it is his understanding Eisenhower does not now plan to ask for additiona or other legislation, following the course adopted by lormer President Truman in. the Corean War, Eisenhower asked or no formal ratification by Confess of his sending the Marines o Lebanon. He reported it formally to Congress in a special message after he had acted. The informal reaction was split, argejy along party lines. Mosl Republicans took the attitude that there was no alternative to the use of armed force, a view sec onded by only a scattered number of Democrats. Many Democrats, and some Re Legal .sources queried by the Publicans, were pritical ol ;the ,. .. :?Jfe-.•„._, ^^ j_j!^i»_j »u_. PcoKirfpnt'* riprisinn But' all. re Telegrap| this noon indicated tha the AlibiPeouncil's action, under * special section of Illinois statutes automatically annexed the Laclede tract to the City of Alton and the tract also became a part of Al ton Township, wi$»ut any dis- turbaiK»(of co^srttiteive city-township boundaries. 'Such'Annexation became mandatory by tte Alton'City Council's action, it was Indicated. Board members from Alton Township told the Telegraph, today that, sd far as is known, there are no registered voters living within the annexed Laclede tract and therefore no action to designate the township precinct or ward in which the territory is located will be taken until the June meeting of the Board of Supervisors nexi year. John Venardos Returns Home From Hospital John Venardos, 85, retiree candy manufacturer, returned Tuesday to his home, 455 Bluf St. from St. Joseph's Hospita where he had been a patient fo five days following a fall. Examination at the hospital revealed no fractures. The five-day period in the hos pital was the first for Venardo with one exception, when he wa hospitalized in Greece in his early youth for a bullet wounc suffered while in military serv ice. The Venardos candy store sup plied sweets for Altonians fo more than half a century am Venardos candies were muc •ought. There was no finer gif for the youth of thai era than t take his girl when he went "courtin* " than a box of Ven- ardos whipped cream chocolates. Another favorite of that period was the Venardos peanut candy which was made in bars. Chocolate covered peanuts were another specialty of the candy shop. Venardos and a brother, the late Gus Venardos, established the candy making more in Alton in 1900 on Piaia street in a building that was, razed a number of years ago to make way for the F. W. WooJworth Co. Store. His last place of business was on Bell* street. Alton and vicinity: Considerable itoudiness today and tonight with a few brief thundershowers; con tinued cool; high temperature today around 80: low tonight in upper 60s; Thursday considerable sunshine with little change in temperature; high around 30. Extended Forecast ILLINOIS.—Temperatures wil average 3 to 7 degrees below normal. Normal high 84 to 90 Normal low 64 to 70. Mostly cool south portion, a little warm er north portion Thursday. Turn ing cooler .about Saturday. Then slow warming trend beginning Sunday. Precipitation will aver age near one-half inch north to three-quarters to one and one-ha! inches and locally heavier amounts south portion. Showers south portion Wednesday night or Thursday and over area Friday night or Saturday. MiffikenNew President Of Optimists Glen Milliken was installed as Optimist president Tuesday night before 60 Optimists from Granite City and Alton, with their wives as 'guests, at Hotel Stratford, Lt. Gov. Jerry Walters of Granite, City as installing officer. As president, Milliken "succeeds Curtis Kinder. Other officers installed: Joe Campagnai first vice president; Eugene Burnett, second vice president; Abbott Wittels, sergeant-at-arms; Andrew Hogue Jr., secretary-treasurer; Harry Buck, Emil Werner, Veo Sutton.l directors for two years; Kinder, Hamilton Jones, Charles Rogers,) directors for-one year. Walters introduced two pastil lieutenant governors—Ed Lowenstein of Highland and Jack Reed of Alton, following which he read a letter from Gov. Bernie Wilklns congratulating the Alton club on|| its choice of leadership. A. L. Eubanks of the Daybreak | Club in Granite City then welcomed three new members Into the Alton Club. They were George Walter of Owens-Illinois, Paul Owen of Piasa Nursery, and Delbert (Del) Hise of Bob and Del'sf Service Station, Millikin named the following)] committee chairmen: Scrap book, Andy Hogue; life 11 membership, Ed Hayes; boysf the loral level. "The two things \vlncli nv.ght affrct us at one"," be said, "are var aiid tows, ooth -jt which are n everyone's mind at the mnmont. f a service club is !o be wor'hy of its name, It snould spark Interest in primary elections, which is vhere the first step is made to ligber office. The principles of any club will show forth if members exercise their right in elections. They should Inform themselves on both sides of any question." Mudge auded the League of Women Voters for its efforts on that score. "The public gels only the per formance from the elected officials that it demands. None should object to criticism when it is directed helpfully. The public serv ant is made more conscious of his failings or successes if he hears from his constituents, He assumes in their silence they consent, and is made aware of them if they speak," he added. A clean city attracts more industry ,and business than one where graft and crime is ramp ant, said Mudge. He inferred that if it is Southern Illinois University that is dickering for grounc around EdwardsvilTe, it is because of the cleaner conditions in this county. "Large voter turnouts help upset controlled votes of gangster elements, and make it harder for them said. to control politicians," he pro- Mudge was introduced by Alton Police Chief John Heafner, gram chairman for July. Sports Day, when Alton will be host to the district meeting at various sports at Rock Spring community center, will be Thursday of this week. Golfing, fishing and quieter games will be enjoyed by representatives from most of the 14 clubs in the area. A dinner and election of a lieutenant governor held in the evening. president's decision. But all, re jarflless ot party, made it deal hey would support his action, now that it had been taken. Sen. A. S. Mike Monrone; (D-Okla) said he doesn't believe 'the use of troops is any long term solution to the problems o wverty and Arab nationalism.' le said-these are responsible for conditions in the Middle East. Sen. William E. Jenner (R-Ind) said that if it is a civil war in .ebanon "we ha,ve no right whatever to intervene." He predictec ^ebanon will be "another Korea." Rebels Free 7 American Servicemen By LARKY ALLEN GUANTANAMO, Cuba (AP) Cuban rebels have finally startedu v ork~, Joe 'campagna"; program,., releasing the rest of the North! Bud Redman; membership, Har-f Americans they kidnaped. Sevenj ry Buck; new building, Ralph U. S. servicemen were fr e e d; Smi(h; attenda nce, Mike Millikin; Tuesday and others of the 22 still; p()bli( , jty Jack Reed; visitation, held were expected to be returned j paul O wens; ways & means, lrv-|| toda - v - ling Wiseman, chairman. The seven bearded men re-1 leased were in good condition and high spirits as they stepped from Police To Continue two helicopters at the U.S. Navy baase on Guanlanamo Bay. All! Collision Investigation Pope Postpones Vatican Departure ., VATICAN CITY (AP> - pope Plus &II decided today to post pone departure to his summer res idence to remain in close contac with developments in the Middl East. vhich Jordan normally gets from raq. Unit* Kn Route Backing up the first battalion of 1,800 Marines to land in embat- leri Lebanon Tuesday, a second lattallon moved ashore today, and a third stood offshore waiting .0 make it. From Cherry Point, f.C., fresh units flew to staging jases on the way to the Middle East. The Cherry Point public information oMK-e said at least several more planes would take off this afternoon. The base would not name units nor give the number of men. In North America and at far- Flung bases abroad, United States land, air and sea forces were alerted for a counterstroke from either the Soviet Union or Nasser's United Arab Republic. To Send More Force* The dispatch of more troops to the troubled area came fast on the heels of President Eisenhower's promise to send more forces if required to help, the pro-Western government of Lebanon. In another • development, the U. S. Air Force said transport planes had landed at Rhine-Main air base in West Germany to strengthen airlift units in Europe. The transports carr)e from Donaldson Air Force Base , in South Carolina. The planes could be used to lerry troops or supplies to the Middle East. These new moves' of mne and materiel came as/ the United States braced itself for a possible counterstroke from Cairo or Moscow over the landing in Lebanon. President Eisenhower told Congress and the nation late Tuesday that the American intervention to protect the pro-Western Lebanese government may have serious consequences. A third battalion, rounding out the presently assigned total, was off the Lebanon coast, waiting orders to go in. But he said the risk had to be taken to save Lebanon from indirect aggression which he blamed on the Soviet Union and ON GUARD A Marine of the Sixth Fleet Marine detachment mans an automatic weapon position at the entrance to Beirut, Leoa- non, International Airport Tuesday shortly after beach landing nearby. Other Marines stand guard In background. (AP Wirephoto) ihe United Arab Republic. Other high officials said the situation was extremely explosive— Ihe greatest world crisis since the 1930 outbreak of war in Korea— and broad military precautions were essential. None would predict whether Moscow and Cairo would, content themselves with propaganda assaults on the United States or try some military moves of their own. The Soviet Union already has termed the U. S. move an open act of aggression. As for the U. S. government, more troops were reported prepared to go into Lebanon if nee- essary. Eisenhower informed Congress in a special message that the initial contingent of 5,000 Marines "will be augmented as required." The Atlantic and Pacific fleets were readied for action under four-hour alert orders. The Strategic Air Command put its nuclear armed bomber forces in a icightened state of readiness. While the President did not discuss most of these precautionary measures in his public pronouncements on the Middle East crisis, ie did make clear that he hoped the action taken so far will be sufficient to support the government of Lebanon and that nation's independence. "We hope that this result will quickly be attained and that our forces can be promptly withdrawn," he said. "We must, however, be prepared to meet the situation, whatever be the consequences." The United States acted at the urgent request of President Camille Chamoun of Lebanon. At the same time, this country asked the United Nations to set up anl, international military force toll protect Lebanon's independence. If this is done, U. S. troops would be withdrawn. The U. N. Security Council meets today to consider the request. Eisenhower compared his decision to send U. S. troops with that of President Truman in 1947 to assist anti-Communist forces in Greece. He likened the "pattern of conquest" directed against Lebanon to that by which the Communists took over C/echoslovakia in 1948 and the mainland of China in 1949, and tried in later years to take over Korea and Indochina. In Lebanon, the President said in his message to Congress, a two-months-old revolt against the Chamoun government has been backed by the official Cairo, Damascus (Syria) and Soviet radios in broadcasts to Lebanon. It has also been supported by "sizable amounts" of arms, ammunition money as well as men infiltrated from Syria, he added. Syria and Egypt compose the United Arab Republic headed by President Gamal Abdel Nasser. The avowed purpose of this assistance to the rebels in Lebanon, Eisenhower said, was to destroy the Lebanese government and install by violence a government that would subordinate the country to the policies of the United Arab Republic. The United Nations, by putting observer teams into Lebanon, tried to reduce the inflow of arms and men from Syria. Eisenhower said that only last week the government here had hoped that Leb- iterated his hope that anon would be able to settle its own internal difficulties. The hopes were blasted, however, -'he added, by the sudden overthrow Reeds Attend National Blind Federation Meet Mr. and Mrs. John (Jack) Reed have returned from Boston, where Reed, president of the Madison County Association of the Blind and state treasurer of the Illinois Federation of the Blind, was a delegate to the National Foundation of the Blind Convention in Boston. One of the major developments at the convention was the endorsement and the granting of funds to the Houe School of Springfield, a newly established project by a Springfield dentist The school consists of a plant to educate blind and retarded children. This project has become known throughout the nation, and during the convention, Dr. Jordan, its founder, was invited to make a trip to England and explain how this multiple-handi' capped school was founded anc trace its progress. Next year's convention will be held in Santa Fe, N.M. Only living quintuplets are the Diligentl children of Argentina. Monday of the pro-Western gov ernment of Iraq. Officers favoring the U. A. R. seized power, ai Baghdad. Eisenhower did not spell out the precise assignment given the Ma rines who landed Tuesday. No] did he say how long U. S. forces will continue in Lebanon.': He re WEDNESDAY, JtJLY 16,1SS8 Still Search For Awning After Storm SHU unreeovered up to 11 a.m. today was a ventilated aluminum ft V 10 feet* which was blown from a -fifth floor sun* porch of Catholic Children'a lom«, 1400 State.St., in the storm, Tuesday evening*. Careful search of the area hear hp, Children's and inquir. cs among* neighboring residents ailed TO yield any trace of the missing canopy, said the Rev, Father C. W. AndrusfceviteH, sup. erlntendent. idse of the fifth floor height from which the metal awning Wared away, he said, it is possible that it may have been car. tied a great distance. Elevation of thri sun*poreh was such that the canopy likely gained a "fly. ng start", the superintendent suggested. Because the Violent squall, immediately before Tuesday eve. ning's rain, came from a south, westerly direction, said Father Andrewskevitch, it was thought that the canopy might have been carried across State Street and over West Junior High School into the valley between that building and Easton School on the opposite hill. After the area immediately about the Children's Home was canvassed, Father Andrewskevitch said, he person, ally made a search yesterday afternoon of the valley area east of West Junior High and the school stadium without result. "Likely the canopy was damaged beyond repair," he added, "but I thought it mfght be a good thing to recover it to show the insurance people in further-proof of our-loss." Report of the lost canopy was made to the police yesterday afternoon with the thought they might receive some report of its being found. Wind of Tuesday evening did considerable damage to shade trees in the grounds about the Children's Home said Father An- druskevitch. Much .work was done Wednesday to remove fallen branches and clear up twigs which littered the lawns. The area east of State in the Grand and Jefferson street vicinity felt severe effect of the wind, and residents in that area have suggested main force of the storm may have traveled up the Grand avenue valley from the river. Nations would take measures to protect that country's i$iepend ence and permit the ear)y with drawal of American troops. ' 13 Die When Bus Crashes Into Ditch .KARACHI, Pakisjan (A.P)..— A bus crashed into a qltch in the Pakistan part of mountainous Kashmir Tuesday night, Wiling 13 persons and injuring nine. , SAVE THUR.-FRI.-SAT. NEW FRIGIDA1RE 2-DOOR FREEZER-REFRIGERATOR said Fidel Castro's men treated them well during their three weeks in the rebels' jungle camps. The returnees said they understood four or five more servicemen would bo freed each day. They had been scheduled to start coming out of the east Cuban mountains Monday but apparently bad weather delayed transporting them to the pickup point. "The rebels are willing and anxious to get rid of all the men because they wish to avoid endangering any of the captives' liVes." said Storekeeper L C. Robert Portugal will spend $735.000.000 on economic development under its Moond six-yew plan. 18S9-64, Lisbon Iwni. average freight l train in J»7 wuiilitwj of 69 oars, a new r«oard. TWi w«» almost 43 per mar* ear* than In the aver- Hlf bilfj* train ol Lett for further police investigation today was a collision on West Seventh street, near Belle, Wednesday evening, in which a parked coach of Walter Grady of 610 William St. incurred damage to its rear deck-lid. Police were told by witnesses that a truck backing from a driveway into West Seventh, had caused! the damage. The Fifth and Central intersection was scene of a collision at ] 3 p.m.. yesterday between a sedan driven east on Fifth by Mi- Rtf. $439.95 "BUY NOW" Prfet Mrt> $<m W! tegalar W Ib! Toasted Candy COCOANU7 LOGS loaded with many of the firwtf Fngidoirt Imperial feature! ificluti- ing • zero zone 86-fc. top freezer • Fully Automatic Defrottino. • Refrigerator Sectio* • Special coi»- poftmenk far mo* everything * TWM GMd*O* Hyarcrien hold 23^ quortt • Choke »f 4 Sheef loot Colon «t w extra co»rt Brand-New! Not i Last Year's Model Piftfid si Swift, Ndi h ftfi^Rll^^^P W^W^^ ^rW . ^^^^WBPy^P^r'^* •boner (grawmipi' and foodce!) owed with Gibson of Chattahouchee, Fla. 'ichaol J. The rebels between June I'G and Flftl1 Sl July 1 kidnaped 30 U.S. service I " Ol ' m °" dimming* ol 1126 E." and a sodan drivenl Central by John J.|r 1103 McPherson Simen, 17 American civilians ami s'Springman „ .. .,, ., . ... jiDamairp to the right -front of the Canadians. All the civilians and 1 * one Navy airman were freed in small batches between July '1 and July 11. but the delay in frfpina the bulk ot the servicemen WHS beginning to anger ihf Navy ,uul aroused concern for the saie.y of «;, Cummins* car, and to the !efi ! , side of the Springman sedan was|| listed. Earlier in the afternoon another-] report show*, a sedan drlv- east in Kast Broadway by I All Aluminum ICE TRAY RtfHtar $1,10 SptcM., Limit 2 to a t'u»toin«r No Mall or Phone Order* ^MPJI%JI> ^eWwPPHWHWi' ^WwPW(W^ • ^|^W»»^^^^ TWO POUNDS SAVfS YOU MOST1 i' IS Prater SEAMLES* NYLONS the men. slid out of control at the Lang- The men released Tuesday were< d b |d oojndi wjl y Gibion; Marine Sgt -Charles B. K hj n department Young Jr., Bronx, N. Y.; Cpl. k * r J Noble S. Brown. Indian Hpud.j" */_ Optn Monday and T»l t P.M. Md.; Aviation Machinist M a 11-, } 2.C. William Crisle, Scottsvilk 1 ,! Kun.; BouUwain's Mate 2.C. Billy' Ray Fox, Bloomfield, N.J.: man Alfredo R. Hernandez, pat-to, Calif: and Technician 3.C. Valentine George, Northboio, Mass, !^ 8** Kodak Product* at ART] RLTOn REFRIGERRTIDn PrMty Niltf TIN f Ml, Sim 9 to II, Two thidti. Milt Ton* «nd Sun Tan, Fridcy, Siturdty . . . PAIR CO. Mill's TEE SHIRTS Irrtauliiri. (Uinf0rctd nylon trim, midlum, Urgt. Thursday, Friday and Saturday ..*,., Sim imall, ") Wart fUvnr 110 I, IIOAPWAY * "AvthotM F(igi<i9U9 £o/M and Stm'cf." DIAl 1-7711 Mw, t«i PrLfif f,M Wttt TIN * Unfit,

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