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I>AGE FOUR ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH TUESDAY. AUGUST 7, 1956 Editorial County IJqtior Commission Moves Side Glances »» r.\Lrnn urn At last the county liquor commission is moving to do something it should have done months ago, | Chairman Gus Haller has sent notice to .J.itk ! Langer, licensee for the Prcvue Club, tb; Thursday and show cause tvhy his liquor license shouldn't be surrendered and cancelled. The county commission issued the license .itrcr' lengthy delay on Lanper's part in even applying I for it. : Apparently overlooking a state police raid on the Prcvue—or perhaps reasoning with the sophis.; try that, has made Madison county famous- 'u-j liquor commission failed to consider the fact thai ! elaborate gambling equipment had been found in' the Corona Club adjoining the Prctue and under! the same roof and management. That was upset, however, and the Prcvue soon ! closed down anyway, when Wood River Attorney j Edward Groshong—candidate or no candidate— , and three ministers protested the license and ap- ! pealed to the state liquor commission, which or- I dcrcd it cancelled. i Even while Prcvue management was dragging' its feet through circuit court on some minor tech nicalitirs which later proved insupportable by the evidence, the Prcvue didn't operate so you could notice it. That all followed » primary election licking handed out on the Prcvuc and lik« issues. F.vcn now frank (Blister} Wortman, reputed to control the Prevue. is being sought for questioning in the Sanganion county state's attorney's inquiry into the Hodge scandal. The grand jury wants to know how much there is to the reports and early evidence that Vl'ortman, his gang, and 1 lodge we'C flirting with each other. I roin that inquiry may eventually conic indications of just how much T lodge and \Vorttv.m exercised their control over Madison county politics and officialdom. Meanwhile, if some Madison county officials have been naive cnougli to discount tlic possibility they were puppets of \Vortman, they may get their ears full soon. And the last open vestige of Wortman's power in the county to flaunt itself in the public eye is being negated. Dalles' "Moral Force* May Relieve Suez Headache Secretary of State Dulles Ins raised the issue to get the opinions of many nations, large and of moral force in connection with the Sue/. Canal \ small, on the subject before any action is taken, "cold war." then to turn that opinion into a moral force, Nas- By bringing it to bear on the thing as applied' scr's strategy is upset. It might be inferred that j to Egypt's seizure of the ditch he has turned the; t-vcn Russia's strategy in stirring up the Egyptian forthcoming conference on the problem from a j dictator has been upset. For Russia will be given time bomb to perhaps a fire hose. i a voice in the conference, and must show her Egypt has been slow about agreeing to takcj hand, cither for or against Nasser's present move, part in the conference. Doubtless Premier Nasser A precipitate attack on Egypt by battle forces believed it was aimed at levelling military threats against him if lie didn't ease his grip on Sue/.. Secretary Dulles' statements about "moral force" should release some pressure on Nasser. As Jong as Nasser faced, threats of'guns and battleships only from France and Britain, he, himself, "Just think of me out there sweating my way around 18 holes and you'll keep cool!" only swing opinion of the jmaller and weak- LS well as crystallize further that of the larger "neutralist" bloc such as India and possibly even Turkey, Now Nasser has announced the only judir : .il had a chance to appeal to the world's sense of jus-j body he will consider appealing to is the United ticc and perhaps even turn "moral force" against | Nations. However, the conference still can be a the two nations. j ground of decision on what the nations involved With Dulles' hint that the conference seeks i will do before the UN. It Doesn't Take a 'Wrong' to Make a Write The Telegraph is in the midst of a series of articles by its F.dwardsville bureau writer, Ron. Lawrence, regarding the adoption system in Madison county. We have commented on this situation before. We wish to point out that we are not trying to raise a "scare" any place. But we feel the adop-' tion situation in Madison county as well as in mosi of Illinois has not been given sufficient attention. As Mr. Lawrence points out in one of his articles, one hospital in the county became so widely known for the number of babies it was releasing for adoption that it got a call all the way from New York wanting to know whether any were available. Naturally, no negotiations were undertaken in this case. But that call demonstrates the possibilities growing out of America's hunger for adoptable children. We feel certain our own. district legislators, elected in November, will want to sponsor a movement at Springfield to take a look at Illinois' adoption laws, perhaps through a commission which can. .survey those of other states and can consult organizations such as the Illinois Children's Home and Aid Society for suggestions. Madison county does not wish to be left open by law to the merciless "hot baby" racket. Nor should the State of Illinois. • Meanwhile, citizens of the county can guard themselves by refusing to have anything to do with persons and agencies who offer them quick adoptable babies. Many of the persons making such offers are doing so in perfect innocence and in the goodness of their hearts. Yet, by infringing on the services of constituted organizations set up to perform these tasks, they are decreasing the effectiveness of these groups and taking a bigger chance of parental and child heartbreak. "We think the series of articles would be worthwhile no matter what the circumstances. Adoptions are highly important. It is not our philosophy that something has to be "wrong" before it makes a good news story. Too few persons know the ins and outs of adoption. Yet it is important that all are familiar with a factor so . important in the county's social well-being and so vital to the well- being of a number of its residents, both adult and juvenile. Alton Alan Named to Circuit Bench When Harold R. Clark begins his duties as judge of the Third Judicial Circuit, he will be the first man from Alton to sic on the bench since 1933. Although Alton is the second (or third, since our population and Belleville's are nearly the same) city in the circuit, it has had few men sit as circuit judge, in the 138 years of Illinois statehood. Under the party system of nominating judges, usually one nominee is from St. Clair County, one from Madison, and one from one of the other counties of the circuit. Since the circuit has hac four judges, the Madison-St. Clair division has prevailed with two from the smaller counties. And in a half-century, only one of the Madison County judges has been, from Alton. So, in addition to his excellent record, we have another reason for welcoming Judge' Clark. He's an Alton resident. \ Robert Allen Reports Ike Has New Arms Proposal WASHINGTON-President Eisenhower is going to make a new dramatic disarmament proposal to Russia. He will advocate limiting the number and sixe of nuclear tests. The President will do this in a letter to Premier Bulganin. Its final version is now under consideration by the President. The momentous proposal will be couched in general terms. The President will specify that the plan be under the United Nations, but the details will be leit for determination by negotiation by the three directly-interested powers—the U.S., Britain and Russia. These details include the type and extent of the proposed limitations, when they would become effective, and how the UN would enforce them. Prime Minister Anthony Kden is in full accord with this plan. It is also strongly supported by Secretary of State Dulles, a majority of the Atomic Energy Commission, and Harold Stassen. special adviser to the President on disarmament. Stassen did most of the work on this plan prior to going on a month's leave of ab- ence. But this attitude has greatly moderated, as a result of both domestic and foreign factors. Main reasons behind this portentous shift in policy are: 1. Completion for the time being of the tests deemed necessary for various thermonuclear weapons, particularly very large megaton type. The last series of tests began in the South Pa elfin, in early May and were concluded on July 23. 2. Stringent limitations on nuclear tests would constitute a "partial solution" for the so- called "fourth country problem." By that is meant other nations, such as France and possibly Red China, developing atomic weapons. They would be severely handicapped on that if unable to Prayer for \V(> thank TUee, O God, for vis- _.* to mountains, seasides, sence to press his "dump Nixon" j t . au ,,, s and lno noim;S O f friends campaign. Some Defense Department authorities have raised certain objections, none of them major Tlwse military reservations are being discussed by the President, and are expected to be resolved. Switch In Policy lite Imitation concept marks a significant change of viewpoint by Administration chiefs. Previously they >!'erf adverse to »tiy restriction! on nuclear Dem«iM*» for (hat b.v Stevenson and other Dtnn<v- vv*»ie .sharply eritimed by President »t * prass confer-- for the rela.\ation and renewal of a vacation. Watch over all who engage in vacation travel. Save them from unwarranted indulgences and moral lapses. May they find rebuilding in body, mind, 'and soul. Through these enlarged contacts lead them into fuller life; through Christ. Amen, —the lute John S. Stuinin, Kansas City, Mo., bishop cinc'rilus, Evangelical United Briilim: C'huivh. iCopi t'ijjht lySti, U.\ the Division vt Clirutiuti fcduiMtlioji.' Naiimifef Council of the Cimrcbe* o* Ctuut in the U S A ) conduct tests, as that is the onl; method of establishing the ef fectiveness of these explosives. 3. The U.S. limitation proposa would force a showdown on Rus sla's clamor for banning atomi tests. Allied authorities have Ion suspected this Is merely Sovie propaganda and without real sub stance. A limitation plan woul compel the Kremlin "to fish o cut bait." 4. Curtailing tests would j-rca ly allay the growing anxiet among all peoples of the steadily Increasing danger of radiatio from "hot" fallout. Leading sc enlists in the U.S. and othe countries have grimly warne against this mounting menace. The President's last atomi proposal to Moscow was o March 1. In a letter to Bulganin the President advocated halttn; the further production of en riched fissionable material fo nuclenr weapons, and concentrat ing the use of atomic "fuel" fo peaceful purposes. The U.S. stockpile of fission able material for weapons Is est mated the largest in the world. Note: Italy wants to speed up its atomic development. To do that it wants to get a larger amount of uranium- 2S5 from the U.S. For that purpose, Italy Is seeking a revision of its atomic agreement with HilsToounlry. (Copyright, JUSfl, Tim Hall Syndicate, Inc.) Header's Forum SchoolsShould Save Building Fund,HeSays Letters to the editor ihould Be at easonuble length and must be itgned (though names will be withheld from ubllcation at request of writer. liters should avoid oersonaliUea and nfotinded charge*. Iditor, The Telegraph: In the Telegraph of June 12,1956, n the front page appeal's this eadline: "Proposed School Budget Calls 'or Tax Levy Of $2,678,000." > Among other things the article tales, quote: "A large item of ex- ense in the building fund is debt ervice, consisting' of $122,513.20 or interest on the bonded debt of he school district, and $323,000 for jayment of principal on the bond- d debt." The question I would like to raise is, couldn't the amount paid out or interest, in this case $122,13.20, be done away with in fu- ure projects? In other words, couldn't the tax- s be allowed to accumulate until nough money was on hand to pay or the project under considera- ion, thus saving the people any .dditional bonded indebtedness in he future. A moderate building program over a longer period of years would spread out the cost to the jchool district and probably be bet- er for and more stabilizing to the construction workers and personnel involved, I would think. R. H. DuCHEMlN. Hospital Sends Thanks For Encouragement Editor,.The Telegraph: The Alton Evening Telegraph is always a most welcome visitor at St. Anthony's Hospital; Sisters and patients alike look forward to it. Your little article in last night's paper was quite a surprise to all of us and was greatly appreciated. The words of encouragement and appreciation made the Sisters happy and gave new strength and energy. Thank you for your kindness and thoughtfulness; and may God bless you for it. MOTHER M. AGATHA, Administrator. Politics, Not ** - r> , . -, Merit Behind .., Move By JAMES MARLOW Associated 'Press NMVS Analyst WASHINGTON (ffi-Harold Stassen — judge by bis own words — is concerned about the vice presidency for political reasons and not about the merits of Richard Nixon or Christian Herter as president if President Eisenhower should die. Stassen, trying to keep Vice President Nixon off the ticket, has not discussed his worth as a possible president. Nor has he said Gov. Herter of Massachusetts, whom he prefers, would make a better president. He simply says Herter would draw more votes — especially among labor, minority and independents groups — and thus be a Bigger help in getting Republican members of Congress elected. He brushes aside any question about, either man in the presidency. Asked if he had considered that Eisenhower might die, he said he was operating in the belief Eisenhower would give the country leadership "for 10 years or more." Yet, because of Eisenhower's age and his two serious illnesses in a year, there never has been an election in which more attention was given to the possibility of a vice president who may become president. Stassen, opposing the professional Republican politicians who have closed ranks for the renomi- nation of Nixon, has also said he is dedicated to the principle of an open nominating convention free to name whom it pleases. But Stassen said he would not have opposed Nixon if Elsenhower had said directly he wanted his vice president as running mate again. If Eisenhower should die or drop out of the picture between the time this month's Republican convention nominates him and election day, Nov. 6, then the Republicans almost certainly would move the convention's vice presidential nominee into Eisenhower' spot and name someone else for vice president. To do otherwise — to have second thoughts on their vice presi dential candidate and pick some one else instead of him for the presidency — would be to sacri. fice public confidence in the party, its judgments, motives and ticket, Actress Answer to Previous Puzzle ACROSS 53 Bird's home 1 Screen actress, ** Srmijl.tumor Emerson 5 has made several pictures 9 She also is a video • '•«• 12 Scope 13 Assist 55 Withered DOWN 1 Winnows 2 Hugged mountain spur 3 Pines 4 Organ of hearing 14 Shakespearean 5 Go by boat Warm-weather hint: prepare a main dish in a skil.'et on top o.< tlu 1 range-; turn it into a casserole and top with buttered cruinb.s and paprika. Brown under the broiler. villain 15 Approach 16 Anger 17 Pierce with a knife 18 Steamer (ab.) 19 Coalesce 21 Bind 22 Grafted (her.) 24 English .statesman 28 Wiseman 28 Sheaf 29 Metal fastener 30 Pillar 31 Conclude 32 Feminine appellation 33 Italian river 34 Norse god 38 Get up 37 Son of S«th (Bib.), 39 Wager jn roulettt 40Chided 44 Marble 140 Irritate (coll.) 48 Nothing 49 Narrow way 60 Sailing 61 Age 52 Passage in thu bram 6 Engage 7 Famous garden 8 Sibling of bud 9 Rag 10 Once more 11 Garment 19 Tyro 20 Claimed as due 63 Small candlei 25 Restrain 27 Within (comb, form) 28 Hodgepodge 33 Bridal path* 35 Spotted 36 Elevate 38 More rational 39 Mythical kins of Britain 41 Again 42 Weary 43 Enthusiastic ardor 45 Have existed 47 Consume 49 Fairy fort David Lawrence 9 Deterioration Of Principle In 2 Parties \V A S H IN G T 0 N — If thorp were a $64,000 question contest in the category of political party doctrine, and if most news writers and stump speakers who) constantly use such phrases as j "Old Guard Republican" a n d j "New Deal Democrat" were be- j ing quizzed. It would be Merest- j Ing to learn how many would i answer corrently the following j query: > "Was it a Republican or Democratic president of the United ; States who, prior to the year 1952, uttered the following statement in a public speech: " 'Wherever a public improvement is of national importance, and local and private enterprise are inadequate, the general government should undertake it. Wherever in the United States the local systems of popular education are Inadequate, they should be supplemented by the ueneral government, by devoting to the purpose the public lands or, if necessary, appropriations from the Treasury of the United States.' " Many Ouesftes Most persons in the political world today would guess that tliis was New Deal doctrine of the Democratic Party. Some would say it was Thomas E. Dc\vey, presidential candidate on the Republican ticket, speaking in 1948, when he was being accused of making "me too" speeches derived from so-called Democratic Party doctrine. Others would say this was President Eisenhower talking and that he was "remaking" the Republican Party and "imitating" the Democrats. But the two, sentences' quoted above came from the lips of Rutherford B. Hayes, president of the United States, speaking at a soldiers' reunion in Columbus, Ohio, in August 1880 in the midst of a Republican campaign in which he was a spokesman for the Republican Party. Further researches will reveal that it is the Republican Party which, by means of subsidies, reclamation projects, appropriations for rivers, harbors, dams and waterways and the use of federal funds to develop the nation's resources, has played Eor many years a role nowadays called the advancement of "the welfare state". Adopt GOP Policy History shows also that it was only after Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman came to the White House that the Democratic Party adopted the Republican Party's philosophy which had long advocated a centralized government and federal spending to benefit particular groups and local areas. It may come as a surprise to some persons today to learn, too, that the Democratic Party before the days of President Wilson was the party of "isolation" in world affairs. William Jennings Bryan, Democratic presidential nominee in 1900, made his principal campaign against "imperialsims" — which is how he characterized the acquisition of the Philippines by the United States. He said this would inevitably force America to become a "world power". Championed Reciprocity In these days, moreover, when removal of tariff barriers is supposed to be Democratic Party doctrine and an anathema to the Republicans, it is interesting to note that a Republican .president, William McKinley, was the first president to champion "reciprocity" with Canada and the principle of reciprocal trade concessions. History furnishes many another example which makes it difficult to generalize about political parties. Thus, it was President William Howard Taft, often referred to as an "Old Guard Republican", who struck a big blow at private enterprise when ho and the Republican Congress put the federal government into the parcel post business, to the detriment of the private express companies. 'Remaking' Parties Over the years the Republican Party has been endeavoring consistently to whittle down states' rights. The Democaratic Party just as consistently upheld states' rights until the administrations of Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman. They became converts to the doctrines of Hamilton and Madison — the original sponsors of the Republican Party concept of centralization of power in the federal government. Today it could be said that President Eisenhower is trying to "remake" the Republican Party in the image of Rutherford B. Hayes, while Adlai Stevenson is trying to "remake" the Democratic Party in the image of Theodore Roosevelt and a long line of Republican antagonists of states' rights. But the mere mention of these paradoxes emphasizes the gradual deterioration of consistent principle in both major parties. (Copyright, 1956, N«w York Herald-Tribune, Inc.) 25 and 5O Years Ago Aug. 7,1931 Mayor Brenholt received assurance from Alton Railroad Co. that it would proceed immediately with repairing a break in the Piasa sewer arch directly below the side track, just north of Sixth street. It was estimated that an excavation at least 20 feet deep would be necessary to expose the sewer arch at the point where the break had been found. The railroad ordered a slow rate of five miles an hour for their trains over that point. The railroad also told the mayor it would repair the planking of the railroad right-of-way on Pinsn street in the city's business district, and would improve the street crossings to the levee at State and Piasa streets. Advisability of forming a sanitary sower district comprising property located to the north of Alton Senior High School in order to make possible the construction of a sanitary sewer in that area was to be discussed at a meeting in the high school to which residents of the neighborhood had been invited. A State Health Department inspector who investigated complaints of open sewerage related unless dumping in the sewer was stopped and means taken to correct such a health menace, drastic steps by state authorities would be taken. The White Hussar Band of Alton had been selected among outstanding bands of the state for an engagement at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Aug. 22. : The chimes in the clock of Old Cathedral tower were being installed and tested. The striking was done on three bells, one of which weighed 300 pounds, one 600 pounds and one 1,400. The largest bell would be used in striking the hour, the others for the quarter- and half-hours. Although the downpour of the week before caused delay and some loss in the wheat threshing activities of the rural areas, the benefit to the ripening corn crop outweighed the loss, the farmers said. The rain was the first that had fallen on the parched earth in three months. Births recorded in the Telegraph included: A son to Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Chamberlain; a daughter to Mr. and Airs. Richard Bowen of Jerseyville; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Ross Wallace of College avenue, and a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hill of Main street. , Dr. Frank Worden, for many years a practicing physician and surgeon in Alton, was confined to his home by illness. The physician had owned the first automobile in Madison County, an Oldsmobile. Mrs. Worden recalled their experiences with their first automobile, saying that they could never make it up State street hill. Trips to the downtown business section were always occasions of interest, and when the doctor would open the hood "to allow the motor to cool" there was always a group of persons on hand to see "how the thing worked." The doctor's son, Fred, conducted the first garage in Alton, and sold the first two cars ever sold here. The garage and Cadillac agency were on Piasa street. Anp. 7.1906 The county primaries were only two days past, I but already one election contest case had been filed, and others were reported :n the making. Through a proceeding before County Judge Hills- 1-otter, W. T. Franrey protested the returns from the rare for delegate to the county convention. Republicans had nominated George M. MeCor- mirk, a Yates adherent, for state senator over .1 G. Barrlill; David .Tones for sheriff; H. M. Sanders for treasurer; and William Montgomery for state representative Hillskotter for county Judge, Edward Feutz for comity clerk, and J. U. Uzzeil for county superintendent, were unopposed. Democrats had only an incomplete ticket in the field, A E. Benbow of Upper Alton apparently was nominated for state representative, with J. J. Mcln- erney of Alton for state senator. , Lightning struck the hpme of George M. Ryrie on Henry street, at 13th, shattering a chimney and damaging the slate roof. Rains over two days thoroughly broke a budding drought which had caused concern to farmers of the area. The number of mussel shell fishermen In the district was increasing with low river stages, and many were reporting the vocation returned good profits. Frank Schaf and Charles Fels reported they were averaging S30 a week from shells ship- "ped to northern IlllWils-'lwtton factories. Surveyors, believed to represent a railroad, were again running lines through Foster Township and. farmers were speculating whether their areas were in line for electric railway service. An advance crow from Hagenbeck's circus was posting Alton area with bills announcing its appearance here on Aug. 21. Gotlob Klemtn of Bethalto purchased of Ferd Volbracht a dwelling on Spring street at $2,000. Volbracht, former police chief, was considering removal to Wichita, Kan. Hop Hollow quarries now were being operated by a new firm, Blue Grass Crusher Co. of which H. A. Wise of Alton was secretary-treasurer, and J. R. Williams of Willmore, Ky., was president. James, 3-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Cousley, of Alby street, died of a childhood malady after an illness of only four days. Death also claimed one of the twin infant daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lenhardt, Louis Golike resigned as one of the Wood River Township highway commissioners in preparation for departure with his family for Stuttgart, Ark., where he had purchased a 'large farm. Gottlieb Brandt was to hold a personal property sale at his home on the Major Moore farm, a mile east of Upper Alton. Balser Schiess, president • of Illinois Packing Co.. was seriously ill at his North Alton home. Dr. J. Mather Pfeiffenberger and his mother, Mrs. Lucas Pfeiffenberger, left on a trip to British Columbia. MIRROR OF YOUR MIND The Irish Republic's contribution to the upkeep of the United Nations will be 0.13% ol' the , total maintenance cost, Dublin ! learns. By JOSEPH both are under 21, than It Is among couples who marry when both are 31 or over. The chief hazard to early marriage is lack of mature reasons for getting married. All too often,' young people are too full of emotions, and may marry for glamor, excitement, to escape from home, or simply to show their indepen- lence. Is smoking a relaxing habit? Answer: Physiologically tobacco increases tension, but the act of smoking tends to reduce tension because the smoker is momentarily distracted from unpleasant thoughts. Also a person who is smoking may be able to disguise whatever disturbing emotions he may feel. In "The Direction of Human Behavior," Ashley Montague writes: "It is the behavior associated with smoking which reduces tension ... In most situations the person who is smoking is at an advantage" over the non-smoker. Are early marriages usually successful'.' Answer: Many are, although Statistically the chances for happiness are less in early marriages than in later ones. The divorce rate is six times higher among couples who marry when Do most people dislike invalids? , Answer: No, but people sometimes become chronic invalids because they believe themselves to be disliked. *Man is basically a social being and when he hai reason to believe he is not playing H satisfactory role in the life about him, a depression may take hold of him that will result in some pathological stale. Thus if the sufferer from some temporary illness feels his condition prevents others from liking him, the resultant low emotional state may make his ailment chronic. (Copyright 1956 Klnf Feature* Syndicate, Inc.) Victor Riesel Says Unsolicited Help for Demos Gov. Herter isn't the only political leader getting unsolicited support without prior consultation. It's happening on the Democratic side, too—which, unless it moves swiftly, will find itself red-faced and embarrassed by Communist Party backing. I realize that this report has me skating on the thin skins of political leaders in the thick of the presidential campaign year. Especially after the "furor which was whipped up when a Republican campaign committee not too long ago quoted the heavy prose of Communist official Claude Lightfoot who said, in effect, that the time had come for all good Communist Party members to come to the aid of Democratic candidates. Since that fury we have been digging into some of the Communists' private directives. The lact is that the Communist national committee has ordered its people to infiltrate certain mass organizations—including Democratic Party clubs. Before proceeding with this report, it must be unequivocally stated here that there have been no agreements, pacts, secret meetings or encouragement in any e fashion of the Communist apparatus with or by any Democratic leader. The specific ordej from Moscow to all Communist parties and labor organizations is to get back into the woodwork and blend with the surroundings and look -and talk—as little like Communists as possible. When Communists asked their chiefs how they can bu to work with conservative Southerners, such as Sen. Eastland, they were told to mind their own business and do as directed. The Southerners would be taken care of "later," they were assured. Communist infiltration of labor is now almost complete. Thousands of pro-Communists forr T- ly operating in the open now have moved quietly right into several big unions or huve working pacts with others in the AFL- CIO. After this statement will como the wearying process of refuting denials from inside labor. But ths indisputable fact is that 1he Sovieteers in the Fur and Leather Workers, the Packinghouse Workers, the Farm Equipment Workers, and the notorious United Electrical Workers, are now inside the AFL-CIO. Alton Evening Telegraph' Alton f B COUSUEY Publisher and Kditor Published Daily Suhtcrlptton Price 30 cent> weekly by carrier: b.v mull 110.00 a year within 100 mlleaV $14. (to bevond lOri miles Mall suubc^ptloiu nul accepted lovvui where currier dellvtry .1* »v»n«bl» In Entered ai lecond clubi matter at thr post office #t Alton, 111 Act ol Congress, March 3, 1879 UKMUKH Of THE ASSOCIATED t>|tK88 The AMOClated Preu la exclusively entitled to the use tor publication oi all new* dluuutchen credited to It or not otherwise credited to UIIK paper and to the local new* DUD ll»hed herein. advertliihf Rate* and Contract Information on application at (lit Telegraph uu»ln«M oHtctr 111 tum Broadway Alton III Nulioimi 4d v K r t * 0 i » iv Representative Went Hollidav Co.. New York. Chicago. Detroit. In their private bulletins, the Communists strategists boast of this coup. I pass on to you the following from "Party Voice," a bulletin issued by the Communist Party. In the July, 1956, issue on page three, there is the following: "There arc many Communist members in trade unions in positions of influence ... We have been in a constant ideological and practical struggle to anchor our membership in the trade union movement. We estimate thajt one third of our community membership are industrial workers. Our people have once again become active in union committees and organizations." Then this special inter-Pafty bulletin brags that: " . . . hundreds of comrades, appreciating the importance of industrial work . . . undertook to become industrial workers . . , We can say today that wo have an established Party organization in every major industry . . . "This has already,., proven a most correct and successful direction for the entire party membership ... "A new, experienced cadre is arising in the Party, a cadre trained and experienced in the application of correct tactical measures ..." These "industrial workers" are "sleepers" — camouflaged agents whq soon enough will give the AFL-C1O and the Democrats many a huudache and red face unless the infiltrators are spotted quickly and plucked out. i Copyright, 1950, The Hall Syndicate, inc.)

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