Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 30, 1954 · Page 4
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Jbv t,i Editorial _ 6AAC tun Airport Amhoritv , ---- Greater Alton Association of Commerce W, tainted » sympathetic interest m Civic Me- f&rtat Airport. t It « only natural that it should do thi«. \ C'lndowllfl Slorv ftftarfpff in Rrvrriio 1 he former quocn of T.gvpt f,il! be nurricd to a vounfc C,.iiro doctor who i« r.irnin5 *I40 a Side <fiafif*es * 9 ft \tnn\nn month vk hilc petting surttd in his profession. -- — — i - — Once %hc resided in the palace of the opulent The Association of Commerce *•»< called upon : jn(J corrupt King r arm) |,. she bore him * wn, «-ho the Airport Authority to (jive it support in , WM ^ cmwn pnnff Om( thf . n (hr rcvn , tltion) :h it* efforts to <ecure .ind keep the O?»rk Air- j ^ thf Kmj? ^ (>)rcc() ff) fjef shf iJ|Vf , n( . (j , hf I dcpowd monarch, returned from rxilc. In tontr.i-.t . the C.AAC unstinting, , o her former )jfe ; n fh<> j,.,,^ t , |<f (|11Cf() „,„,, »nljr to'see the service eventually lost on the bans he| . mmhcri w .,, forccd , 0 uk(> , n h(> . m)t .,. s Jt ,| icir Of the .examiner's report to the authority, j subl , rhin | lonic> L«"&tfport Authority docs apparently have *omr futilft plans to ni.ikc the airport a true public : se|!Mce factor. The port is A costly affair for the,'|ftib^jt} *nd the public could naturally be ex- pe&ed ifc f Want maximum service from it. vTh^Bftft has » big potential. Dotibtlcst the Authority ha* plans for future development which will make it more useful in a commercial sehtt. For the present, one of the difficult!** assailing Sft airline working out of there would he inability to make landings consistently in all kinds Tint \v.\s of .1 alty. Vet, the forinrr queen p t(iinnlov n tor l ov- nli.ihK will be happier with her s 14(i-a-uionth th.m ->hc with the fat ,md f.ituous I .ironk who lived an Arabian Nights existence v bile thuusands of his subjcits were nc.n st.irv.nion. j I ormcr Queen N.imnun first nottifd hy Farouk 111 .1 ( stun-. '1 lit- monarch then set in iinur. She \v.n i/, she since IMS motion the w lierls ol forced to marry him. I In said, was against her will. Now the Cinderella story completes its version mumc like .1 f.ury •. Only one concrete runway is av.iil- *Th* Airport Authority holds that grass run- such as Civic Memorial has /or crosswinds, j in reverse, f or a time ihe ro all over the country by UC-3 passengc-r j «ale—prince sees girl in store, priiue courts i. -Yet. it could not seem to persuade O/ark j P'" KC "'-in 'cs girl. So pie caught up with the to use'the grass runway. So O/ark didn't give consistent service. And that's the principal reason, Airport Authority members think, for O/ark'* light business out of Civic Memorial. A thorough understanding between the Air-port Authority and the Greater Alton Association of Commerce would be benefit to the whole community. A more detailed knowledge of the Authority's aims and plans could well lead the GAAC to give it support from its broader base of public contacts. Too, a discussion of the plans might bring further suggestions from the GAAG which might . so O,H. I lien thi- ne, i ,in linn out o l he I hen the siory went into reverse--divorce for Cinderella. She hasn't gone back to ihe chimney corner— but to .1 boarding house. J'crlups romance and love ,11 List will triumph when the former queen become 1 , the bride ol a I MO-.i-month dm inc. llii.y What You !\>«»«l Now f'. t»M by HI« ttr>icf. lie 'V 30 "Mother said I could como and play with Johnny if you haven't got your house all cleared up!" While Arc Cut - •.« •,.*,< Y.**0cf v r -*«•*•' - « «*•« - - -••• -,..„„_, ,, ... ^ n i jOlllC OC make the overall program more publicly palatable. ; lN j os , rcad j( Sonic people just glance through t.'ie Perhaps the Airport Authority has .1 number of things on its mind which it is uncertain about making public. Guidance on diis brcmler front might well be helpful. Ac any rate, thousands of dollars have been invested'in the Civic Memorial Airport. Tor a time we thought it was on the way toward devcl opment as a genuine public service center idea was given a blow by Ozark') action. Qyruinly there can be little logit to the thought of junking a huge investment wit' out giving long and deep thought on a. broad scale to how it may \jf made more useful. What's Right for Pigeons Is Right for People A retired telegraph clerk in a Los Angeles suburban hotel has moved out of one of his rooms to make way for a pair of pigeons who have nested in one corner and are,coddling an egg. He notified the City of Los Angeles that lie expected the city to pay the pigeon's rent because the'city protects pigeons and (his .logic is novel) therefore owns them. ''-"the" city might reply it lias a law against shgpjirjg people, too, and therefore must be re- Schinc (y a i n s Dream of All ArmyPrivalcs B.V .IA.>IIOS MAItl.dW f WASHINGTON A' — C.mifilotely without ballint,' an eye or Recently there been more reason to read' . / 'I'm"'', wiinoui ijallint,' an eve or the paper from stem to stern. Ihe news has been j |.,,j s | n) , ),| s V()il ,p ,, v| _ , ; j,. wi(| no more startling than usual, but ihe advertise' ' incuts ,irc of morc-ilian-uMial interest. Notice some of the values offered by Alton merchants. There are sales galore. Anyone who is in the market for anything, from houses to hose, would be wise at this time to follow the advertisements. A department store owner in the south was elected judge and .speeding lines now will likely be H.98. Ride a bicycle to reduce, advises a doctor. You probably will fall off quite .1 bit. It's hard to look prosperous unless you have .1 good job, and as difficult to get a good job unless you look prosperous. A Michigan woman, asking for a divorce, said her husband liked TV better than he did her, Ik- could turn the TV off. sponsiblc for paying rent on any people who might move in on the man. Schine achieved in public 1 and on TV loo what Army privates have dreamed of since Ihe first once carried a spear. He (old off the big brass. Tall and I rim, Schine's was poised as ho faced the Senate committee investigating Sen. McCarthy's row with Army officials. At 2fi he is perhaps Ihe riches! draftee in the Army. He finished Harvard and is president of his millionaire father's chain of hotels. Yes, he said, Robert T. Stevens, secretary of the Army and there, fore boss ot all the generals, had asked him, Schine, to pose with .Slovens for (l photograph last Nov. 17 That was M days after Schine had been drafted. Stevens had told the same com- mitlee he had met Seliine on that date but could not remember asking him lo pose for M picture. Both Stevens and Schine lest!- fieri under oalh al this hearing. Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy Acting Couple Hy HAI, HOYl.ti NKVV YORK /I'— Jessica T;inrly and Hume Cronyn are different in one Very important way from the fiverufie married couple. They got piild for iielhiR like married people. Twelve years after they wed Ihoy have become one of Ihe top liusbatid-and-wife teams of (he American theater. The puhlic likos lo see them to^eHicr— IUK! they like sliarinu ti career as well as a home. "We have no formulas fur marriage," said Hume, as we snt In the living room of their beautiful l^room duplex on Ihe Upper East Side. "Our happiest times arc when we are working hard, . ." "And we are happiest when working together," interposed Jessica, Cronyn grinned and nodded. The two have played the role of a married couple in movies, on Broadway in "The Font-poster," and in a radio series called "The MarriuRc." The latter will be turned into a television show this Pear son 9 s Merry-Go-Round French Bungling Costs Planes WASHINGTON — French censorship has blacked out the truth, but Gen. Henri Navarre, t h e French commander, has literally been throwing away planes and pa'ratroopcis over Communist-ringed Dien Bien Phu. Reports have tillered back to the Pentagon that airlift planes have announced their position to Bed antiaircraft batteries below. For some unaccountable reason, the pilots have been reporting their exact altitude and relay inn flight, instructions in plain French wilhout bothering to use code. jn other words, as the planes drone over Dien Bien Phu, the art-control radio crackles with exact reports on their position and cargo. All the Red antiair- cr£ft gunners need is a radio to-get .a bearing on the planes. The -result has been appallingly accurate antiaircraft fire. Over one-third of the parachuting reinforcements have been lost before they got a chance to go into action. U.S. Military observers urged the French to withdraw from Dien Bien Phu In the first place because it was too exposed. They also report that Hen. Navarre failed to pour in enough supplies and medicine to sustain the" besieged jungle fortress. Finally they suggested sending to 4 cents a pound ~- onjy a fraction of what the milk cost the taxpayers. However, this cut- rale sale of dried milk should act as- a stimulant to the feed industry and \\ill probably lower the farmers' Iced bills a bit. Ariuullv Ihe dried milk unloading scheme is another \va.v to "solve" agricultural Calif., one of {he biggest naval and Marine Corps bases in the U.S.A., whore lie should rave an excellent change ol winning. Dr. Mclntire \ is running on two main platforms Hi the se- i n r i I y nf ihe nation, CJi Unemployment. HP leels Unit Ihe Kiscnliimer administration has ^.. .someone is obviously lying 'summer, and next fall they will ' ' " ' lour loKflher in a program of readings called "Face to Face." They both believe that married lite is too often treated either in a burlesque or a condescending manner by entertainers. "We dun'l believe in treating married people as if they were 14- year-olds." Hume said, "every married couple has problems, and the problems are serious." When I asked what were the real and the one who is, or lh< who are, may wind up on tj'ial for perjury in federal court. Schine wasn't standing alone: Hoy M. Cohn said Stevens had asked Schine to pose for the pie- lure. Colin was with Schine, Stevens, MeCarlhy and others on Nov. 17, and Colin said McCarthy heard Stevens make the request too. Colin and Schine had worked to- Kethor on McCarthy's committee plus problem without resorting lo the Uranimn Plan. Under ex- Agi iculture Secretary lirannan's plan, the taxpayers would net the benefit of lower milk prices resiiltit'-; from the surplus. Hut under this latest maneuver it's the cows, poultry, pigs and cai- tle, not human beings, that will consume the dried milk. Agricultural economists also expect the new program to be a ... - ............. - were e rea unlil S,-,une was drafted, Cohn as , if ,. pralllems „, , wo pooplc who M ll I rl f * ii 11 n i . •. .1 ., , , ,1 O . .1, : . . ,. , , ||. i •••« <ui iin- spend most of their time playing 1 ml the problems of an imaginary chief counsel and Schim lid consultant. At Ihe heart of the Iriiubli cut the armed lorces below a'"'' ""' 'luesliun wbelhei w ] married couple, Jessica said light .>l salclv, and us national I shouldn't have stood aliine just a chairman o| ihe ('.resident's Com- i ''Hie mure. Stevens says that McCarthy called Schine a "post" lint for ihe Km|iloymeiil of the Physically Handicapped, be has been in a position to see what unemployment has dune lo those who are bit first, Adin. Mclnlire is a Democrat. 11 he defeats Ihe present Republican I'oti^rcs-isman I rum San j Diego, Robert Wilson, hr wil "I'm his constant problem." "No," countered Hume gallantly. problem is to find ,, , . • ' ^"t'l"'™ *'m iLwim'lll is lu mill .u-vortheless tried („ K ,,i special j ,,,o l,,,,e tn enjuy one another. We lavors for ,„,„ before and afler he 1;(>( , p ,„„ bll T , ,„ rfo , oo was dralle.1. And Col,,,, ihe Army , luin < y lh , URS has „„, one cat h say. 1,-ied to K ,'t a com/or Hie Hood-looking Schin voll K ,. t loo Rn , M , ' _____ befoj-e lie was drafted and special Columbia Law School at 39 and * .t|H,\.L Mil- m-W IJIUClitlll III lit' it I l r i f financial boos, for the nation's 'T,. '""' "V"" ""' rPR " l! !'' """'' ! treatment fur him i,,| ( .|-. i had lo wait till lie was 21 MeCarlhy and Cohn deny there | practice. to manufacturers. Thev will be their iced in place of other. more expensive proteins. Note—The two men who opcr- fite the nation's price-support program have been very close lo the food business. Top man is James A. McConnell, administrator of the Commodity Stabil- isation Si-rvioo, former executive vii officers elecled or appointed lo Congress. Among the olhors have been Capl, Kd i/.ac, also from San Diego, and Adm. Tommy was anything unusual in their con-i I! joining McCarthy last Hart, who commanded the U.S. !''"' ( -'°»">""ii s ts in. the Army. Heel in Manila at the lime of 1'carl Haihur and who was later appointed In the Senate from Con- IHVlK Nou largest mixers and distributors relief column overland to rescue I of li\ estock feed. McConnell's the embattled defenders, but Na-1 deputy is Walter C. Berger, whu varre dispatched such a small force that it was ambushed and had. to retreat. Irony is that Dien Bien Phu was erected as a trap to bait the Reds. It was built in the deep jungles on the same theory that the natives tether a goat or lamb in the jungle to bait a tiger. They then lie in wait arid shoot the tiger. The French figured that by inticing the Reds to attack the impregnable fortress of Dien Bien Phu they could entrap und massacre a large segment of the Vietminh Army. This was the sole purpose of the fort. Strategically, it isn't important. However, the tragic- battle to de- fepd it is influencing the peace of the world. Milk Uoe» Back to Cow* Secretary of Agriculture Benson is working on a new program whereby America's dairy cqws may soon be eating the •gme milk they gave. |n an effort to unload some of tb# 589,000,000 pounds o/ dried / milk now stored in government • Warehouses, Secretary Benson h*» decided to sell a portion of It to processors ol animal and poultry feed. i ,Jh» price *et by the Agrk-ul- to« ZMpirtoUBt i| f mtr« serving in Congress is a • Marino Corps ollicer, «'M»'Wi,-Hn from AmorictHi diplomat-; \a the settling the corn for Schino and in turn charge | year, he bad boon a special as- Ihe Army with using him us a i sisianl to the attorney general and "hostage" I o pressure them into j helped in Ihe prosecution of New York's second-string Communist leaders, in the trial and conviction ol atom spies Julius and Klhel Kosorihr'i-g and the perjury indictment againsl Owen l.altimore. stopping or diverting their search No matter what else they may have In common, Colin and Sdilne have outward self-assurance. The resemblance scums to taper off] Schine, with an interest in limit- there. Schine. relaxed, has a slight j ii, K Communists, volunteered bis air of amusement about him. j services to McCarthy. Cohn and It is sometimes hard to toll] Schino hud been fri was president ol (ho American Feed Manufacturers Association. Admiral I'r.r ('oiifjreshs Adm. Ross i\M.ntiri>, the White : House doctor who watched so j s l°Pping all aid to Ihe Vietminh ace so carefully over FDR's health, is I R l i ri '>''llas. In return for peace, ' "* 'fini,,i,i,,t c ,,,.,>,,,^.« ,,;.;.... now running lor Congress. He's a candidate from San Diego, to gel i *r at a a York's Appellate Court. ' Now Besides i,.,..., ,, , . . iiunf. n i icuaie court, tiosinos ,-ci;»rSl™r :: !;;^;;!";y;™'-*-'-««'v- om ; in,,,,, ,!,„ i,,,i^..i,i.,« ..,„,. ..,.,, '"'U''* 1 . l ohn at J7 is a member of \\.ai, <tnl a Now York law firm. He finished Prayer for U.S. diplomats propose gising Red China a warm-water port al Haiphong on Ihe Tonkin <!ulf. This would give Red China a \ iial trade outlet and would mean the partition ol Indochina. However, the Red guerrilla leader. Ho Chi Minh, is said to lie dead set against compromise, wants io capture Hanoi where his rebellion began in 19-16. . . .Presi- d e n t Kisenhower's harassed economic advisers are trying to figure out a way to unsiuip ihe public's pocki'lbool,. Statistics show that personal income, after taxes, has gone up, yet retail sales are continuing to drop. In other words, the public' has M c C n r t h y has praised them and their work, but they got almost universal criticism in the European press as they wont around examining the bookshelves in American libraries. TOON ICKVILLE FOLKS By Fontaine Vox Eternal God, who hast given beyond that which \\o can ask or think, we thank thee for the blessings ol life. For gentle rain and cool wind, lor pure loud and sound sleep, for kind friends and w '. —• • >.-•••»• ''wiit.-), 1*1^ i ^vi i/i ic' j m B generous neighbors, for good gone on a nation-wide buyers' books and pleasant thoughts, wo strike, thank thec- Stir us to give our- prices selves lo thee not counting the cost. Make us generous with our means, but more, make us ready to oiler ourselves in thy service. We pray in Jesus' name. Amen. —W. Ralph Ward Jr., Pittsburgh, Pa., minister, Mt. Lebanon Methodist church. 1 apparently waiting lor to come down, tk-ono- rnists believe they could solve the recession overnight if. tlu-y «•• could somehow 'persuade the public to start buying again . .. Paradoxically, the Treasury Department simultaneously is lighting a g a i n s C the public' ing power by means of wn- sumer concessions in the tax "bill. IBM. Bill 8yndlc»u, Ji MICKEY (HIMSELF) THEM STILT* HgRi FA $7 EASY TO SEB HO/y THIS HAPPENEp David fjfnvrcnce U. S. Opposed To Partition Of Indochina G E N E V A. April 30 — If somebody ran draw a line inside Indorhina that is militarily defensible and does not moan the entering wodue for an infiltration of the whole area by Communists, a cease-fire ran he work- rr) out at this "onforr-nr-e. That is uhal President Eisenhower ties'-ribed as ,1 "mrxlus vivendi", which is an old diplomatic phrase meaning a mode of living with a disagreeable and unsolvablc situation. But the military nTM of the French high command and of the United States are skeptical as to whether surh p. lino c an be found. If the diplomat \\ant a military line submitted merely as a way out of their political difficulties, il rnn tie drawn. There isn't ;my use deceiving anybody, houovor, for such a truce line \\ill become Ihe effective partition line. ;md nlti- malely can menn ibo acquisition of all Indochina by ihe Communists. The optimistic doctrine is being handed out in some quarters here that, while the cease-fire is in effect and discussions are dragging airing fot a year or two as lo a political conference lo he held at some subsequent dale, there will bo an opportunity to train local troops to safeguard the independence of the three new slates. All Ibis would mean that, like Korea. Indochina \unild have a I nice lino and the fighting would bo over. But (ho moment the Communists find out that Ihe Allies bore are ready to throw in ihe sponge at some designated truce line, the price will go up. The Communists will insist on a line even more advantageous to them, and the haggling hero may go on for weeks on that point. Meanwhile, Sorrel ;»ry Dulles has announced that he is going back to Washington on Tuesday. The effect may be to speed up the conversations looking toward posssiblo agreements because, if there is lo be a long wrangle, the Secretary would prefer to have his deputy hero while he exercises freedom of action in giving from Washington the ne- cesssarv instructions to the American delegation. It has boon evident for some time that the sole put-pose of the Communists in coming to (his conference was lo try to make some kind of trade on Ihe Indochina situation which would relieve Moscow of the burden of mililary supply to Southeast Asia and yet achieve for Jhem practical control of the area. Judging by the puhlic speeches made thus far, the Communists have not the slightest intention of agreeing now to any plan for tiie unification of Korea, though they will pay lip service to the principle of unification. Their concept is to have elections of the many, and the net effect of such a plan would be to acquire control of all Korea for the Communists. The United States is opposed in principle lo a partition of Indochina but is prepared lo ox- presss its views only after some concrete proposal is at band. If such a proposal is unsatisfactory to America, yet is pressed by the French and-they are prepared to surrender their influence in Indochina by accepting a truce line that will in effect become a permanent partition, the United States will express its disssenting viev'ys and then lake a look al the whole European s filiation as well as the Southeastern Asian problem and decide its I'd lure course, The question lo determine will be whether America has faithful Allies who will stand up against the Communists when the chips are down or whether France, for in- slanco, is ready to accept permanent dismemberment of free countries wherever Communist aggression has taken away ter- and 5O Years Ago April M.I 929 The rtty had offered manpower from the .iail to help r-loan up in Ka«t KnH area after tnn flood waters subsided. Prclirniruuy to a concerted cf- fort to mov tenants hack to the area. permit* wore jMsii»d. This- was in ronformance to a health measure and anyone without a permit was refused artmiftamr- (o their homes. Bids were to he received for constructing an arlrfitton to Alton post office. The marriage of Miss Marian Cory of Jerseyville and Keith M. Cunningham had taken place in Macomb. They were attended hy Miss Elsie McAdams and Russell Wiles of Carrollton. Mi«s Olive fiillham, grade supervisor of Alton public schools, was elected president of Ihe Stale Sehool Supervisors Association at annual convention. Mrs. Sadie Ferht died at the age of 70 al her homo on Spruce St. Four appointive municipal officials took over their duties. They were Dr. 0. K. Carson, health commissioner: Schaeffer O'N"ill, city attorney; Clifford Abrahams, city engineer, and James Kelly, superintendent of streets. Melvin, 3-yoar-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Spurgeon, sufff-ied a broken log when he fell 13 feel from the porch of his liome to the ground. Mrs. Stanly Castle w;is elected president of t.'pprr Alton Woman's Club in meeting at the home of Mrs. J. ,1. Becby. Mis. R. L. Jackson was named vice president. Mrs. Nathan Cassella, ic- corrling secretary; Mrs. C. C. Chandler, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Kay Swain, treasurer; Mrs. Ceorge K. Wilkinson and Mrs. J. J. Beehy. members ol the executi\e board. Ray Dodson of HawMiorne PI. arri\ed home from South America, where he worked for Pan American Oil Co. "The Canary Murder Case," .starring William Powell, James Hall, Louise Brooks, and Jean Arthur, was showing nt the Princess Theater. At the Grand, Milton Sills was starring in "The Barker." For the third time had the farm located "i mile from city limits of Wood River, near old Brushy (irove school house, changed hands. It was a 6L'- iicre tract and had lastly been bought hy Bishop & Weber. The land had been originally bought from the government in 1800 by early members of the Vaughn family. Jn 1850 it was owned by the Daniel B. (lillham family and in 1859 was acquired by the Roach family. Ric surprise of the final meeting of the fctpir- Inj? City Council came uifh adoption of fhe report of a committee named to canvass the returns of the city election. Th" committee found that the civil service proposition, generally believed fo have been defeated, had apparently been carried hy one vote -1.19B to 1.195. It called for appointment of a hoard of police and fire commissioner*. Newly elected aldermen were seated when Mayor Brueggermn called the new Council into session. They were H. B. Sparks. Dennis Xrtonan. George Burton, Charles Holden. Adolph Yackel, Thomas F. Harris, and F. J. Rue. The mayor reappointed all department heads; except J. P. Thornton, hut deferred naming his successor as comptroller until the next meeting. J. D. McAdams was slated to receive the comptrollership. Alderman Sparks, who lent dignity to the organizational session hy appearing in a Prince Albert, was named chairman of the finance committee. Alderman H. I.essner was named to head the ordinance committee; Alderman Peter Fit/gerald. the street and alley committee; find Alderman George Dahlstrom, the schools committee. Firemen and policemen were re-appointed, with exception of Patrolmen I;. A. Dewees and John j Schwart/e. John Maxwell continued as police chief and A. Hunt as fire chief. Crest of the Mississippi flood passed during the night, and by midafternoon the stage had fallen more than an inch. Mayor Brueggemann gave orders to the police department to enforce a complete clean-up of the city levee and riverfront as the water went down, eliminating as far as possible all unsightly conditions. Tenants of fish docks and boat landings were being instructed to eliminate all shacks and remove any rubbish. Sponsored by the local council of JOUAM, a jubilation was held in McPike Hall to mark the victory at the city election of those who worked for retention of Alton's special public school chnr- ler. A. K. Bassett was niasler of ceremonies. T. II. Perrin, school board president, and the Hev. S. D. McKenny made the principal addresses. June Rhoads read a prepared paper, and K. A. Smith spoke briefly. Participants in a musical and literary program netween addresses were Miss Blanche Murphy, Miss Nellie Freark, Dugald Porter, Miss Minnie Votterott, Miss Mae Rowan, R. C. Richardson, and Miss Lucille Ewers. rccrudescence of militarism in (lermany because the people there will never be satisfied to accept a divided country. (Copyright 1954, New York Hot-aid Tribune, Inc. Illinois JJoll Submits More Testimony CHICAGO ^-Illinois Bell Telephone Co. submitted more testimony Thursday I hat it is entitled to raise telephone rates because replacement value of its properties is high. A Bell engineer, Harold L. McDowell, testified it would cost $109,074.846 to replace all the company's buildings used tor its service within the state. McDowell's figures on buildings j represented a partial breakdown on an earlier estimate by Harlow A. Coxe, Bell's general staff engineer, that the total replacement cost of all Bell property in Illinois exceeds one billion dollars. The figures were laid before Illinois Commerce Commission examiners WlUiam E. Helander and William Gibbon* in support ot s request for a rate increase that would produce $24,900.000 more revenue annually. Bell contends it needs more revenue to give investors a lair return. The hearings we expected to continue rtjj|y thfffltth o**t week. Robert 5. Allen Reports 2OO Red Fronts WASHINGTON - Two hund- r e d organizations in various parts of the country face being charged as Communist fronts. A number of them are labor unions. All will be formally accused by Attorney General Herbert Brownell. He has completed compilation of this new list of alleged secret Red affiliates and will shortly submit it to the Subversive Activities Control Board. This quasi-judicial agency was created hy Congress expressly to consider such citations. The ftye- member Board hold.-, hearings on eao.h case and then hands down a ruling, which can be appealed lo the federal courts. The Justice Department bases its charge on exhaustive FBI investigations. Congressional probers have nothing to do with the preparation of these cases. In fact, it's the other way around. The congressional investigators -use the FBI's reports to stasie headline- making hearings. Brownell's forthcoming list of Communist-lagged organizations will be a striking instance of this generally overlooked fact. It will also be further affirmation of Die Administration's're- peated contention that the constant and effective safeguarding of the nation's security is in the hands of the Justice Department and other enforcement agencies. Their quiet ana persistent, work is HIP real defense against subversives, security risks and spies. The politicos get the publicity, but these agencies fisht Ihe never-ending battle against Red infiltration and destruction. Inside word about Brownoli's unannounced plan came from Board Chairman Thomas J. Herbert. HP made the disclosure in explaining to a group of Senators why his agency needed extra lunds. "The reason for asking an increase in our budget." the former Ohio Governor said, "is that we have been told hi' representatives of the Justice Department that new Communist-front cases will be filed with us in the next few months. We were advised that Attorney General Brownell has 200 such cases ready to send to us." "How many cases are now pending before your Board?" asked Sen. Levcrett Saltonstall (R., Mass.) "Around 10", replied Herbert, "but a number of the new cases will he submitted in May and the remainder in June. It is our understanding that all or most of these 200 new cases will be cited by July 1." Note: Sen. William Jenner (R. Ind.i, chairman of the Internal Security Subcommittee, is sending out more than 10,000 copies of Brownell's testimony on the late Harry Dexter White to Republican organizations throughout the county. Good News! Progress is being made in treating certain types of cancer with radioactive isotopes. Authority for that cheering ncnvs is the head of the Atomic Energy Commission. Chairrnan Lewis Strauss, supported by Dr. John C, Bugher, director of the Commission's Division of Biology and Medicine discussed this significant development at a private meeting of the Senate Appropriations Committee. They appealed to the senators for the restoration of $3,100,000 which the House cut Irom the Commission's budget for research in using isotopes in cancer cases, Strausss pointed out that while this medical program is one of the least expensive in the Commission's bueget, it is among the most important and promising. ' "Are you really getting anywhere in this research?" asked Sen. Burnet Maybank (D., S.C.). said Strauss, "No universal breakthrough has yet' been achieved in the cancer problem. But some uses have been found Alton Evenhig Telegraph Published by Alton Telegraph Printing Company P. B. COUSLEY, Publisher and Editor Published Dally. Subscription Prit-e 30 cents weekly by carrier; by mail $ a j-car within 100 miles; $14.00 beyond 100 miles. Mail subscription not accepted in towns where carried delivery is available. Entered as second-class matter at the post office at Alton, 111. Act ol Congress, March 3, 1879. 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Today, our facilities are sending oiit around 12,000 shipments of radioactive isotopes a year, A large- peiwntage of them are used for treatments or experiments in diagnosis." Dr. Bugher confirmed that report. "Progress is steady and substantial in this field," he told the Senators. "But I'm sure you will understand that developments don't take place with startling rapidity. They require hard and detailed work over long periods of time." "But this kind of honest work is going on", said Maybank, "and you really think that we are getting somewhere with it," "Yes,-definitely", replied Bugher, "Progress is being made. It's slow, but we have high hopes for the future." (Copyright 3954, Post Hall Syndicate, Inc.) MIRROR OF YOUR MIND By JOSEPH WHITNEV cussing fears and anxieties will often bring their cause to light. Dr. Harry Overstreet wrote that man "ne^er reaches a point where he is no longer a perplexity or problem to himself. Therefore he never outgrows the need of someone to whom he can turn for insights beyond his own; to whom he can voice Ijis doubts about himself." Will spanking affect Answer: It usually will. Sometimes the effect will be good, sometimes bad, depending on who does the spanking and what it is done for, Spanking as an outlet tor paj-enlal irritation or anger, when no immediate cause is apparent, will tend to retard However, swift punishment for acts of wilful disobedience, par- Ucularly acts that place a child in danger, is something he can understand. It will clear the air and help him respect authority, a child's character? It wlfteb to talk about your trouble*? .in»wer: Not .unless you over* do it. The need to talk to someone about our problems is universal and one that we never outgrow. The very act ojf dis. 1U4, Kio| Ff»lur« «yndic»t». Can you recognise Insanity? Ankweri Not in yourself. If you wprry about being pyschdtic, you can be sure you are not. The individual with a real pyschosis has no such doubts. He is satisfied that he, himself, is completely normal and that you are the one who is insane. We all have ^ periods of Anxiety and frustration when we wfivy aboyt our mental stability, if your insomnia or depression seem gfe. normal to you, a talk with) your doctor, pr your- neighber, wjl) probably straighten tilings out. '

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