Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 23, 1954 · Page 2
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Alton, Illinois
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PASEfWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 1954 Canvass Board Finishes Work Unchanged By Official Cotmt toWARDSVlLLE. - The offi Hal canvass of returns from thP Apffl 13 primary election in Madison County, completed late Wednesday afternoon at the office of County Clerk Eulalia Hot*, failed fo alter the oufeome of party tares as shown in unofficial newspaper figures. the 'tfcnvnss credited Democratic County Judge Michael Kinney of Wood River, with 14.106 votes for renomination. Kinney's majority was 2,9020 over his opponent for the party nominaton. Anthony W. Daly of Alton, whose official vote total was 9.186. Ifenneth T. Ogle of Granite City won the Democratic nomination for sheriff in a four-sided face, polling 11,437 votes, plurality of 5,482 over his nearest opponent, Raymond L. (Nip) Galloway, Alton police otficcr. Galloway, the canvass showed, received 5,955 voles, Eug;ene EllberR of Granite City, 3,820, and John B. Moss, Granite City, 1,033. Waller J. Emde's majority over his opponent, Dallas T. Harrell, for the GOP sheriff nomination was 1,085 votes. The canvass gave Emde 4,355 .votes and ' Harrell 3.270. Emde, a former state highway patrolman, wns a surprise winner over Harrell who served as sheriff from 1946 to 1950. Emde lives at Granite City and Harrell in Edwardsvlllc Township. Supervisor Fred N. Johann- tosettel, New Douglas, won the Republican county treasurer nomination with a plurality ol 1,421 votes. The canvass showed 3,629 votes for Johanntoscltel 2,208 for Everett Ing of East Al ten and 1,237 for Charles II. Jun gles, Granite City. In other county office races on the Democratic ticket., the canvass gave Sheriff James T. Callahan of Alton a margin of 6,315 votes over Willard Herzing, Granile City, for the Democratic county treasurer nomination, and showed Dale Hilt of Madison the victor by 5,700 votes over Marvin McClelland. Granite City, for renominatlon for probate clerk Callahan polled 13,309 votes and Herzing 6,994, while the official count In the probate clerk ship race was Hilt 12,329 and McClelland, 6,629. Democrats renominntcd for county office without opposition and their official vote figures were: County Clerk Eulalia Kotz, 19,546; Probate Judge Joseph L. Barr, Wood River, 17,505; County Supt. of Schools George T. Wllkins, Nameoki Township, 17,685. Republicans unopposed for nomination for county office and the vote for each: R. W. Griffith Jr.. Alton, for county judge, 6,417; Envin H. Isenberg, Alhambra, for county clerk, 6,147; Dale G. Hyle, Granite Cily, for probate judge, 5,977; Charles A. Papp, Granite City, 5,708. Army Hearing (Continued From I'IIRII 1.) McCarthy and their later relations. He related that McCarthy proposed to him last September, when Schine was about to bo drafted, that Sehine be given a special assignment to dig out Communists in the Army. Stevens said McCarthy said he thought Schine would be made a special assistant to the secretary, or a special assistant in Army intelligence. This proposition, Stevens said. was made to him in tho Waldorf Towers apartment ol Schinc's wealthy parents, Mr, and Mrs. J. Myer Schine. He said McCarthy invited him (o the apartment. Stevens said that at an Oct. 2 meeting Colin asked (hut Schine be assigned to New York without go- Ing through the necessity of Ihe mandatory 16 weeks of basic training for Army recruits. ; Cohn Indicated there was committee work that Schine was needed for, Steve'ns said. Stevens testified (hat he (old Cohn no exception could be made to the requirement for basic training. Stevens related that he had a conversation with Schine while in New York Ocl. 14 for a McCarthy More Rain Expected >,CK 149A.M. tft Aprtf ?J, 1954 WKATIIKIt IttJIlEAU FORECAST—Scattered sli<m<>r.s an- pradictnil for tonight for thn southern and middle Allan Ho Mutes, southern Lukes area, Ohio and Tennessee valleys, the southern Plains and Southwest with probable, thunderstorm activity on a linn from the Southwest to the, Ohio valley. Uain is expected for the northern Koekles. Showers are also forecast for the higher elevations of the Northwest. Temperatures will be lower over the northern Rockies while mild weather will continue over the South.—(AP Wirephoto Map) Extern Jed Forecast For Alton Vicinity ILLINOIS—IVmiiernlurr* will ftvi>ritKP ,1 In B <lcgriT» nhovc liflrrnnl north, « lo 8 tlcKn-rn nbovr normal Miulh; nnrmtil hitch flft north to 70 *nuth, nor mill low 40 north to 47 unuth. Warmer Hntunliiy, coolrr Sun- ilny. wurmcr ORiilii nlionl Tiifii- dny. Prcrlpltntlnn will nvoriiur an Inch, nit ohnwem about Snl- urdny nnd Alomlny. 2 Relcascfl by Hospital After Burn Treatment Two young women received treatment Thursday in St. Joseph's Hospital for burns. Both were able lo leave the hospital after emergency treatment. Mrs. Aletn Qrcgcnzer, '&, of 2-123 Sherwood SI., was treated r or bums to her f»e.e nnd wrist, md Miss Beatrice Whorl. 16, of 'ilO Wyss St., was (rented for )urns to one of her nrms, incurred when some hoi water accidentally .spilled on her. Other patients receiving (reul- menl were Nancy DeSlilrlln, 1.1, Rt. :l, Edwardsvillc; a lix'cra- ion lo her right hnnrl; Roger licks, 10, Rt. 1, Bethalto, a toll ry to his left arm; Theodore Cauley, 24, 1302 Belle St., incer- tions. building Permits for 5 Dwellings Issued Building permits for I he oroc- ion of five dwellings have rr- cnlly boon issued by the cily iiiilding coniniissioncr. Those ccuring (he permits arc: Men o/ Drighton, Rl. 2, ii- oom hrick-voncc'r house iintl (Inched gnruge on Mai-qiuMIe )r., (.-stiinjited cost $10,UOO. Kldon ^euttol of Godfrey, -l-room brick- 'enoer house and garage on Mc- 'herson St.. $KI,000. Robert Hi K gins of 1209 Hazel St.. OS-room n-ick dwelling at 905 Washlng- on Ave., $12,01)0. Orvllle Shoeek of Edwards SI., 5-ronin brick •oncer house on Jersey St., .OOO. K'mil WetsttMii of 12o:i Diamond SI. S-room briuk vcni-cr Iwelling at 72f> Royal St., $10- Too Low? Strattou Advises Boosting $27 Ceiling on Jobless Payments Women League Elects Mrs. W. Leever Mrs. W. R. Leever was elec- By CIIIAKLKH \VIIAM,N SPRINGFIELD, III. X> - Gov. Strntton snys the $27 a week cell- ing on jobless payments In Illinois is loo low and steps to raise It will bn tnken at the 1955 regular session of the Legislature. Tho governor commented at j led firnl vice-president and Mrs. a mws conference Thursday after William MunRer second vice-prosl- dcnt of Ibc Alton Lea«uo of Women Voters nl tbo Lennuo's aniniiil meeting Thursduy night at the YW'CA. according lo Lois Baker, publicity chiilrman. Mrs. Leo Ford wns elected secretary and Miss Virginia Hicks, treasurer. Chosen as board members were Mrs. Donald Moore, Mrs. Harry Klberg, Mrs. Lnurn Lne Gerher, Mrs. W. K. Hopkins, and Miss Mildred Clock. Mrs. Leever reported on the hud- ^ of Independent Mine, Mill and Smeller Union members earlier requested a special session lo boost payments to $50 a week for 52 weeks. The limit on the number of weeks Is 26. Strnllon conceded Hint $27 a week Is a "little low under present conditions" and said he looks favorably on increasing it next year, although he wouldn't sny how much. He indleated no thought is being given to boosting the num. bcr of weeks. lie tossed aside Ibe special ses- • • • *-• • «•••"*. •-• itiiiiiv; i 111, ?l}M:lJlfII JM t>* gel of tho past year. Miss lllcks sion irlea. saying they are culled presented, the proposed 10.VI.55;'only In cmci-Bciicles and then bnrigel. Mrs. Paul Alken reported, when Democrats and Republicans (be books hnd been audited and;agree beforehand on a program were in order. New by-laws on Ihe ! The union delegation also asked election of officers were presented. f f ,r a public works program lo by Mrs. R. P. McFarlane and create jobs. Slralloti told newsmen were adopt ed. Two items of local concern were chosen for study next year. One was the consideration of child welfare, with emphasis on a Madison County shelter homo project, analysis of the State Youth Commis- lie believes unemployment is leveling off in Illinois. He said tho Legislature next .year s h o u I d give attention to "home rule" for cities and their pressing financial problems. City officials have long complained that merit. Ualph noisier Avc reel ion of l :U4 lloff- arranged for garage. .eroy Canham nf 9lu iMcPherson Si. bus taken « (icnnii lo add a •ooni and |xm;li to Ins homo, S1200. Davis Kilos Are Monday Morning Graveside services for George Davis, 59, who died Tuesday in St. Joseph's Hospital, will' be conducted Monday morning in Alton Cemetery. The body is at Russell Funeral Home, where friends may call after 7 p.m. Saturday. Milk Slolri! Ernest Springer of 1110 Adams Cl. complained to the police al 6:50 a.m. afler two half-gallon bottles of milk disappeared from his porch where they i w( \ been delivered. His complaint wns one of a number about milk thefts that police recently have received. Fear Retaliation Nixon Says Another Korea Reduced To Minimum Now LOS ANGELES /!> —Vice|..f retaliation which hearing. He. said Sehine told him , he felt it would bo "much moiv 0: '- v M| S ht - dent Richard M. Nixon said Thurs"the chance for another logical" for Schine to be made an I aggressive action like the war in Kremlin and Peking have." 'flic vice, president was applauded at another point as lie told Strait on announced that more than 1.400 miles arc being studied as possible toll road sites in tbo stall-. Pointing up the ambitious program, be .said that 1,000 miles of turnpikes would involve a billion dollar layout and take 8 to 10 years to construct. Reporters questioned him about the Notional Turnpike Assn.. u not- for-profit wguni/alion headed by Evan llowcll. who also is chairman of the Illinois Toll Road Commission. Memberships in the association are open at a fee to state turnpike officials, bankers, contractors and engineers. Stratton replied he is "not too familiar with (he workings of (hat organization." The g o v o r n o r said be was pleased thai Ihe republican vote in the April 13 primary topped bis 800.000 prediction while the democratic vote fell off from the I litfO. He said the Republican party men in the came out of the primary with "no breach, no factional differences." than to be ducted into the Army. Korea has been reduced virtually to a minimum because of the fear s 'Big Russia Again Demands Red China Be E q u a I at Genevi -|>lale Republican dinner: "The major aim of this administration's foreign policy is to keep Area Youths Attend Springfield Session Area youths attending (he annual State Youth and Government Hi MABC Pt.lltUI.'i& I liiiunicaiiun does not necessarily re- PARIS JP —Russia demanded' lluire an answer since it merely anew today that the Geneva con- 1 '' 0 ™," 10 * 11 l"'<' viul " Soviet position. ferajce be expanded into a "big n Ues t'» > " powers contend (bat live" meeting, giving Communist i ^" '°^ n Minister Moloiov , coin-erne China equal status with the United v-f* 3t lhat c ' mllnu "'st 'the only States, Britain, France and the > m was °! lly " inv ' tf 'd" to the!peace..." Soviets. j Geneva meeting, and was not one j Nixon said i of (lit - - --. ;••—.. "...iv i \>uui <uiu vjuvriuiiioui from sending Amen,™ boys, if' Program at Springfield, sponsored we can, to fight m Indochina or by the Illinois Area Council YMCA any place else in the world." today and Saturday are: Donisc He said the l.'lnns-rangi' answer I .McAfoos of Ri K A and Tri-Hi-V' 10 defeating communism witlK.ul Dave Ford and .lack Fisluiuui of war is "the mounting of a great Red & Gray Hi-Y; Bob Mo/eo of ideological offensive which nwkes, Garvor Ili-Y; Max Green of Boit clear to the world thai, Ibcjhallo Hi-Y; Janico Nowcomb ol Umied Stales is militarily strong bclballo Tri-lfi-Y - not because we want war but For the two days, boys and girls tecaiwe. whpw Oonummisjs are ire-presenting various YMCA club* concerned, a policy of strength is from all over (be stato meet at to The Soviet Demand, made be- ..„, lu 1U1 (ore and emphatically rejected by , i)( h e Berlin meeting specified th*> WactAWI RtaThktAa s>ar>in unr,in «. , — . ** °l" v '*' l *l Springfield to act us youth legislators. They will propose, debate and vote on bills that have been previously worked on by (be indi- 2. "A warning i vidual rcprescniu'ives. State offi. secretary of state to the:rials" have been previously elec this nation's policy is: 1. All-out' * •• " — ^ *>J till- (if/ i if I in CPU 111? KMPfilf inn the..! ' I.. »u . i * ' ' -*--"••*•"«* t •.•«*« *j*«ttT ujn- the Western Big Three, came again R^ China's attendant r < ™ ^cretary of state to the! rials" have been previously elec- ta «*. delivered in Washington, 'SlJS '™S ^ diP.lSc^ Suo^Tr 1 ? ° X P °lf 1<? T (ed «'•"-^isla.-v" mowings To- Lwvton.and Paris. ! cognition of Peipinj. ahatlon if they step up their in- night there will he a governor's French Foreign Office sources, The latest Russian move became 'ing*'united" 1 •( "'H '- 3 r',^ cek " i bn " for a " Participating in the Immediately Indicated they fell the known as the foreign minkiPix nf vo^-i n, D „, / '° n W 'i ...1 , to ; P ro sram. «»W nucalnn nnto u,n,,M nn» n^t. iho w^i, A.,.._. „ 1,., M( " > ?'.'«">' ' he aggression. 4. "Work for; Miss PeCBV JuhronH. I'lnh I OU H. Foreign Office sources, - ----- *>y m*^«i t^y fell the known as the forelgnTnhWeV* d iSlrt""^'^^^ 1 " tww Russlsn note would not post-;the North Atlantic Alliance met in peace by K&e ^ 0n ' ' ^'^^.££*^™?J w *^** M »™to,<* «e will stand'with our « -~, -^. - - ------- -*••««* .tvjtn ^n (-view Ul i, now iphAduled for Monday, j the Western Big Tliree's strategy French laid the Russian com- i plans lor Geneva. 4 6> ment." honorable, . for j p Peeey Juhrendl club lpad " ' 10 Be ' halt ° Tri ' Ui - V and Cox, boys' work 1 -'-«• -.-w., wj tt ii v/4 o OvV4 V I Qll V Cll peaceful--settle, the YMCA will bo adult leaders .; . , nor this group. snns he opposed at (lint time a "crash" program for development of (be .super-weapon. And he said if: defense for tbo free world against hi* information «/rc the same today, IIP would oppose such an all- out program now. However Cole ™irl that the H- weapon actually produces a rela address lo Ibe government club at St. Albans School for Boys. One phnse of Ilio current security investigation of Dr. J Robert Op- pcnhcimer, wartime head of the smn. and (ho need for trained per- the Legislature saddles them with sonnel. The other study item Is OX | rn burdens without providing the city manager form of govern- ways to finance them. The governor said it has become ! evident lhat cily voters won't ap-1 prove any Rcno-al tax increase. \ said, was sales tax . in Peoria, Springfield, Cairo and Mount Vermin. Cole Reveals 11-Boml) Cost Last of Series 150 Timr« As Mur.h A -Ho m1> As Indochina Gin Be Saved From Reds But It Will Take Time To Avoid Another Korea Some starts have been made on (KrfHor 1 * .Vnfe— In four previous masses as the country's savior, a „ „„...., .,,, tlvj , „,, articles this work William L. Ryan man who will drive out the for- the propaganda front. The United — h " S rf>portprl nis finding on the cigner. a man who stands for Steles is trying to help and has (lp P ro!n war and political situation in In- Vietnamese rationalism. And this doubled the staff of the U S In^ y .\ Sr . I rs ' im8t ^, d< ^hlnR. Today's article, the last | i« Ihe constant theme of the prop- formation Agency in the past three IRT ft hvoroffpn hrimh u/r>nln •» u:- .._ „ ,~ j • _ _.___._ ... *...*. . .. _ . _ r . » « ,. '" his " nr '' nsorp < 1 (R in cost 150 times as much as an atom- i the outlook on tho eve of the Ge ' c j™ mh - ' i nova conference). Cole, now chairman of (he Sen- \ Atomic KnerjrvCommit- i Rt/ WILLIAM L. RYAN B.v sums up aganda poured into Viet Nam by, months. Its budget will reach $705, Communist media. i OOO in fiscal 1955. The people, have been cruelly j The U. S. experts help the buffeted about for 12 years, since French and Vietnamese in pre- the Japanese invaded In 1942. Now < paring leaflets, give advice on how so large a section of the popula tion fs illiterate. Military—It was repeated again Knorgy Commit- ^hooSv, B Th'!,'!.'!!r m ' P - 0 L',TT^^ Af ff)RKIOV vf;WS ANALMT jmanVWmo^of'aii'ju^o'beito 1 sell the Vietnamese on their cos !<Z J V ?'f ' « ' SINr ' APORK ^-Indochina can left alone. OW n defense. This is difficult since fost estimate was nol In (erms of he saved from communism but to Antipathy for Chinese. "'""inkier/ . m " rf> impOHant " fl ° so Decisively short of Treating i There Is a deep antipathy for '"un" w'! Ji^'h!,'.'' . rpaclf "' s .. fimr - i country for a thousand years, who' end again that the crying need is n. S.IHI inai is among the rea- if time runs out. if (be war is f-nraged the population during the i for Vietnamese officers above lost on the military, political and occupation after the Japanese fall (company and battalion grade- psychological fronts, the line of nt the end of World War II. Yet j that is. field grade officers who not enough has been done to tell the Vietnamese masses that victory for Ho also will mean victory for the Red Chinese. One American suggested the; fast but not fast enough, not able ommunism may fall back to the Philippines. Formosa and Japan. Thp | oss ( . ntll(1 mf , (m „„ hut |hp rod of western influence on most of the Asian mainland, a great upsurge of Communist economic can relieve the French and take over command of the Vietnamese troops. Schools are. turning out non-coms and lower grade officers lively cheaper (l/-slriiclive force than the equivalent in A-bombs or , and political power. TNT. He provided no details in his | The Geneva conference French still could mold Bao Dai ' Monday. Men j lieve that al ' of experience be- Grncva tho free into a leader, possibly by giving ! him a command post and drama- opens Itizing him as a hero. Bao Dai world, wilh firmness and determination not lo throw in (lie - -- - sponge for a deceptive peace A-bomb project. Involves the nccu- which might eventually spell the nation that be opposed Hie H-bomb doom of Indochina, can gain the project and nought to delay it. enough. Want to Train Officers Americans, whose government is — _.~ ! pouring a billion dollars annually lacks much as a leader, but he is ; into the French budget to support Intelligent, and if ho had been i the Indochinese War. say they given a proper chance years ago think they can train officers and 'Little' Sisters At Monticello 180 rtigh School Girls Weekend Guests One hundred and eighty high school girls from 12 states were welcomed this afternoon hy Monticello College students to the annual "Little Sister Weekend." an open house for next year's ijew students in the junior college and preparatory school. Ten Alton area girls will stay on the campus from Friday through Sunday's dinner hour to get acquainted with Monticello and college life. This was the largest group ever to attend the annual affair, with thn previous high 125 in 1953. Alton area girls who accepted invitations are Carol Vorcek, Joann Campbell, Doris Deucker, Susan Ehlert, Mary Lynne Campbell and Martha Gunther of Alton. Nancy Lee Cooper of East Alton, and Joan Foehrkalb, Gloria Bohm, and Molly Moody of Edwardsvijlc. An open house at "The Ever- preens", home of President ahd Mrs. Russell T. Sharpe, at 7:30 under the French to be anything infantry more quickly than the P.m. Friday will open the schedule, but a puppet he might have be- ~ • - - . come (be (me leader of his cotin- nnn . . : '•• , extension of time needed to turn apparently is unsure what would ' namese." including' Gov"'Nguyen f oi a bonfire sing. The problem' of U^cnhcimor is reported to hove : back Red expansion In the Kast. j happen lo him if he bowed lo de- ' "•••• •"-' -' "--•'- •"-• -•• - ; - '-- t -- J - '-- •"•" ' ""'" - ' ' ' What I* Opposition i mands for election of a constituent French. Apparently, American i help in this respect would be welcomed by some high ranking Viet- Immediately afterward, guests, .••ludents and faculty will gather the Uig Cabin on the campus lechnlcal arguments a g n i n s 11 (he hydrogen program, but be has' said he pushed it ahead after Pres- Mem Truman gave tho go-ahead order. $77,824 Bills OKd By School Board $65,744 Paid for Con- Work Bills totaling $77,82<! were allowed at Thursday's luncheon meeting of Hie Board of Kduca- Ilon—the first session, following reorganization of the board, for the new member, Mrs. Mary He-rshey. Of the total, $12,079.50 was for the music program In Ihe district on bids called by Lcroy Fritz, music director of tho district. The remaining $65,7<I4.50 was paid from building funds, all of it. from the 1953 construction Umd. Construction bills paid included: $255 to the John II. Wolf Excavating & Trucking Co. for work on Mark Twain School; six bills to the C. IV Johnson Construction Co. including $31,226.40 for work on Iht McKlnley School addition, J3.M5.20 for work on North Junior, $'1,630.50 for work on the hand shell at West Junior, $13,014 for work on the stadium at West Junior. $1,712.70 for work on Ibc West Junior classroom ari- rlition, and $2,6ti3.1() for work on Ihe track at West Junior; $2,137.50 to the Kramer Electric Co. of Wood River for work on Thomas Jefferson School; $(>,038.10 to Central Electric. Co. for work on the McKlnley School addition; and $532 to the Johnson firm for a change order on the AlcKinloy School addition. The liourd iilso: (11 Voted to make ^hiy 31 a holiday lor Alton school students. (2i Authori/cd calling bids on summer maintenance work in the district. (3> Instructed Architect Albert M. Ooecldc to plan the n e w kitchen at Milton School on a multiphase basis so that not more than $15,000 will be spent this year. Goodrie's plans called for a total expenditure of approximately $20.000. (4) Adopted a 1954-55 school calendar. (5i Heard Dr. Robed B. Lynn, president of Ihe board, appoint J. J. Alicldleton, Mrs. Mary Hersbey, and Dr. Charles llomphill to u committee to study and sug- fiest revisions in Ihe rules and regulations of the board. What is the free world up assembly. He has never opposed It against? What must it do? I asked i outright but consistently parried it these questions of many people in! by such means as insisting the Indochina. Here are some of the answers I got: Political and psychological — Most heavily stressed was tlie need Him Tri of North Viet Nam. He i preparing bods for ISO house told me it would bn valuable to' guests has been handled hy Miss (•me was not ripe. One of Bao Dai's great troubles is that the have Americans train Vietnamese. ! Alvena Clossen Monticello's house- I remarked that this seemed at' keeper. Miss Ruth Olsen, dietician, variance with Gen, Navarre's' ' las arranged table space, silver nnd views. "No masses in the rice fields don't i governor, know him or anything about him. comment," retorted the to provide a bandwagon for (be UnMiirci nf Klncllnn apathetic, indifferent people of! Bao Dai is not the only one tin Viet Nam, give them an ideal and : sure about an election. Many per- Kive (hem a leafier to rally around., sons are quite certain if the elec- No matter what is said about Ho lion were ordered the Communists Chi Minh, the French Vietnamese cannot dodge the fact he Is looked upon by a large section of the But. Indochina is Navarre's war. This has meant up to now he would not Inlet-ale American training of Vietnamese. Partly, it seems a matter of French face , and prestige, partly it seems a immediately would step up their j throwback to French reluctance to infiltration campaign of confusion, sabotage and terror. sw an independently | Viet Nam army. Cold War Strategy Carney Suggests Fomenting Revolt Among Red Satellites man and has brought about standards of life heretofore unknown in CHICAGO <T-Adm. Robert B. Carney today suggested it might be good cold war strategy to encourage oppressed people to revolt. The U. S. chief of naval operations, In a talk about strategy before the Executives Club, said: "When people suffer from oppression and privation and finally reach a point ,-of desperation in (heir need for improving their circumstances, they inevitably come lo one concfaslon: revolution." Carney said strategy "is not a Justice Official Testifies on FHA WASHINGTON /P-The head of tlio Justice Department's criminal division is asking to tell the Senate static thing; it is an accommoda- Banking Committee about reports this world?" InCongress (ion to circumstances and circum- that thousands of home owners wise planner will review his basic assumptions often nnd carefully. "Today there are literally hundreds of millions of people whose plight is desperate, who desperately need and seek betterment of their conditions; they are listening attentively to the offers being made to (horn for all sides . . «r We are offering them the beauties of freedom nnd democracy; communism is offering them stark, unvarnished, and understandable revolution. "And yet, why should wo permit Ihe Communists to be the exclusive salesmen of this age old remedy for oppression? , . . Why can't we be the salesmen of human revolt which demonstratively has produced freedom for the individual „ J!)! hnvc b «"' swindlcd on repair work financed with government-insured loans. This official, Warren Olney III, has been checking on an alleged home repair loan racket lor several months. Postal—Postmaster General Arthur Summerfield's appeal for Senale approval of a 252-million dollar mail rate boost seems to have failed to budge that body from its reluctance to act before the House. I'ircincn Culled—No Blaze No. 3 engine company of the Alton fire department at 5:23 a.m. today investigated a difficulty reported with a refrigerator at the residence of Martin Johnson, 226 Madison Ave,, Asst. Fire Chiel Warren Grable reported. 7 Alton High Girls Receive Art Awards President Russell T. Sharpe of Monticello College presented a total of $175 in cash prizes to 7 Alton High School senior girls in assembly at the high school this morning. The students are recipients of awards donated in the exhibition of secondary school art at Monticello by Mrs. Spencer T. Olin, alumna trustee of the college. The top prize of $100 was awared by the jury to Gayle Bates, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Bates, 1114 Henry St. Sharpe presented a chock for SI 00 to Gayle, one for $25 to Shirley Looper for the best ink drawing and five checks for $10 each to the Honor Award winners, Barbara Kohler, Charlotte Hoffman, Marilyn Shoemaker, Maxine Crobb. and Geraldine Brown, all seniors at the high school. Honorable mention was cited for Betty Cow-gill, and Sylvia Young and of the cash prize winners, Gayle Bates, Barbara Kohler and Marilyn Shoemaker also received Honorable Mention for other works submitted in the competition. Ray Boley, arc tnstruslor at Ihe high school, was congralu- latcrt by Mr. Sharpe for having assisted tho largest group of prize-winners from any of the high schools in eight-states who were among the exhibition selections of the award jury. serving utensils for the expected crowd of 455 in the dining room which normally seat a capacity of 350. Salurday will be a day of sports Faculty and staff members will be in their offices Saturday morning to talk with candidates for admission about courses and curriculum plans. Tho entire school will operating i picnic outdoors in Fountain Court ' at noon. For the evening Monticello students have been preparing a surprise variety show of songs dances and comedy acts. Attendance'at services in Alton churches is scheduled for Sunday morning. The house party will close with chicken dinner in (be college dining room at 1 p.m. Sunday. \y. D. B runner Heads Irving School PTA Irving School Parent-Teacher Associaiton Thursday night heard Tom Fitzgibbons, guidance director at Alton High School, explain and illustrate with a film the program in the schools for counselling and orienting stu- denis. Elected president of the Irving PTA for Ihe next school ycfir was William D. Brunner. E. C. Kramer was elected vice-president; Mrs. Donald McLain, treasurer; Miss Frieda Greinke, secretary. Irving's annual social is set for Friday, May 7. Members active in planning the social Include the retiring president, Frank Worden, and Harry Steck, Clifford Baxter, Mrs. E. L. Harlow, and Mrs. Kenneth Burge. Strike at Swedish Ports STOCKHOLM, Sweden. /P — A wildcat strike by dockworkers paralyzed nine Swedish ports today. The walkouts, which began Thursday caused a tie-up of 100 cargo vessels. The protesting stevedores defied a union-management overtime agreement reached last Wednesday. Chi'mlcaU CIIIINO 8tuni|>cdo SEOUL ;i>—A bottle of chemicals exploded Thursday on a train near Taejon and started a stam- pcde which killed two and injured 81) passengers, 27 seriously. ADMISSION FREE Junior Achievement EXPOSITION SATURDAY, APRIL 24 WEST JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL ... REFRESHMENTS Will BE SERVED. .. . COME ANY TIME BETWEEN 7:30 AND 10s30 P. M, .,, TRAFFIC OFFICERS Will Dirtet You to PARKING SPACE, SHOP TONIGHT and TOMORROW During Gately's SALE OF THE YEAR! PRICES SLASHED BELOW WHOLESALE!

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