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1 4 '(klesbufflJRfeQistCf'Mail, Gatesbura, Ml, Monday, July 16, 1973 i Goff«Jpondent Mrs. Lorraine Stauth For New 113 S. 10th St. Phone 734-4721 For Missed Copies Before 6 P. M. Phone 734-4121 Highway Project ot Up for Bid MONMOUTH — Local officials here expressed Concern today over the omission of an area highway project from a list of those being bidded on July 31 which was made public by the Illinois Department of Transportation. Monmouth Mayor George Bersted said that the U.S. 34 bypass from 111. 164 west of the city limits to U.S. 34 southwest of Monmouth was excluded from the Department of Transportation's bid list covering 154 road improvement and maintenance projects with an estimated value of $76 million. The work on the bypass was put up for bid about two months ago, but there were apparently no construction firms interested in the project. .' Officials in the Department of Transportation's District 4 office in Peoria told city officials at that time that contractors were probably passing up the work because heavy spring rains might hamper their completion schedule. Bersted said, however, that the department officials assured the city then that the project would be put up for bid again and construction would begin this summer. Attention has been focused on the project because a proposed recreation area southwest of the community hinges on.construction of the bypass. Atomic Bomb Anniversary At Abandoned Trinity Site AntUApartheid Demonstration Members of the Ant-Apartheid Movement demonstrate in London to protest the visit of Portugal's Prime Minister Dr. Marcelo Caetano. His* visit commemorates the 600th anni­ versary of the Ango-Portuguase Alliance. Demonstrators claim Caetano is responsible for Portugal's war against African liberation in Mozambique. UNIFAX • in Week-Long Church Events Noting Anniversary Begin Congress Demands In Future War Decisions MONMOUTH — A week-long series of celebrations of the observation of the 105th anni versary of the St.. James AME MONMOUTH Community Memorial Hospital Admissions Friday — Harold Allen, Avon; George Cagle, Beardstown; John J. Price Jr., Mrs. Constance Bartlett, Mrs. Sarah Merideth, Lloyd Shinn, Eaby Donna Traver, Monmouth; Mrs.' Barbara Simonson, Little York'. abroad. Church, 900 S. Third St., began Approval of legislation limit- Sunday, ing the President's troop Rev. Amos Chester, pastor of i comrmtm ent powers may come the Bethel AME Church, Davenport, Iowa, was the featured speaker at special services at 4 p.m. Other area ministers will preside at 7:30 p.m. services each night this week and there will WASHINGTON (UPI) — Con- can be carried on against the grcss is preparing to send will of both houses of Congress. President Nixon a demand for These questions were drawn a shaire in future decisions to: m to sharp relief by the commit U.S. troops in conflicts j bombing of Cambodia because authority is aproved by Congress. CongresiS, in -addition, at any time within the 120 days could force U.S. withdrawal by it continued after clear miajori -j Passage of a concurrent resolu- ties in both houses had voted to 'tion, which a President could end it. not veto. • u .u u * n „ . ... i Some members claimed the ^ PwUW* President in both houses of Congress this, p res i^ ent had lost whatever 711(5 Senate version contains week. A presidential veto to a , thorKy te m , ay have had as no provision for Congress to 1,k ^ y ' i i * At 'commander-in-chief to carry on end an unwanted war How- The resolutions prepared for the bombing after American I ?, ver . 1 would prohibit a debate in Congress arei aimed troopg were withdrawn and f residsnt , irom committing at answering the constitutional prisoners of war were re ieasedi troo P s . ™toout congressional questions left unresolved wnen l as t SDr j ne ins*nt far Innirpr than M dnvs be" two services Sunday, one ^Congress .passeda compromisej *_ p ^ 11 a.m. and a mortgage-burn- 1™*™" 5 f uneTT2c9 P™** for _ „ LimU P ° Wer . ing service at 3-30 pm \ m end U.S. bombing in The House version of Cambodia Aug. 15. |resolution would limit The St. James Methodist Legal Dilemma 'President's power to engage Church was organized in 1868 1 The dilemma is Whether a, U.S. trocps without congression- vote on Tuesday is expected to be close. Environmental groups are opposing the bill, but senators concerned about ifche energy shortage are pressing for action to tap the lO^billion-barrel reserve on Alaska's North Slope. TRINITY SITE, N.M. (UPI) — The 28th anniversary of the detonation of the first atomic bomb, an event which scientists said would "change the whole course of human history," passed almost unnoticed today. Trinity Site, located deep in the southern New Mexico desert near Alamogordo, holds little evidence of the July 16, 1945, event that sent the world into the nuclear age. Bunkers and buildings built for the test of the atomic bomb have crumbled into the desert. Ground Zero is now only a shallow depression in the desert floor. Tiny pieces of "tinitite," sand melted into a greenish-colored glass by the explosion's heat, still can be found around the area. I Weathered Sign Surrounding a stone monument at the point the bomb impacted is a fence that holds a weathered sign reading simply: "Trinity Site." On the monument is a plaque that reads: "Trinity Site, where the world's first nuclear device was exploded on July 16, 1945." The bomb was dropped from a 100-foot steel tower at 5:30 a.m. and, at the moment of detonation, a light brighter than the midday sun covered the surrounding mountains. Then came the shock wave that rippled the earth 30 miles away. It was followed by a deafening roar. The blast was seen hundreds of miles away. Three weeks later, on Aug. 6, the second atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Three days after that the third fell on Nagasaki.- Man's destiny had been set on a new course. Dr. John Manley recalled the project. "We knew what we were working on,!' he said. "We knew the bomb, was going to change the Whole course Of Human history. "The intensity of the flash was enormous. It is something you don't forget." Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer, who headed the project and died in 1987, said that at the moment of detonation he remembered an ancient Hindu quotation: "I am become death, the destroyer of worlds." Test Director Kenneth Bainbridge told Oppenheimer: "Now we're all sons of bitches." Miss Universe Contest Begins ATHENS (UPI) - The 1973 Miss Universe contest began Sunday with winners in tWo preliminary categories — most photogenic and best costumed. Rocio Martin of Spain, 19, was chosen over 60 other contestant for the award for the best national costume, a variation of a flamenpo gown. The most photogenic award went to Maria Moran, 20, of the Philippines, who also said she considers President Nixon the greatest person in the world. Judges in the weeklong competition include actress Ginger Rogers and New York basketball star Walt Frazier. as the African Methodist Church j President can commit troops to au- al consent to 120 days. It would permit him to continue only if a war or consent for longer than 30 day f—and then only in certain cases, such as an invasion of the the United States cr the rescue the of U.S. nationals al road. ~ Another major is lue that will come to a vote in the Senate this week is a bill that would clear the remaining legal some obstacles to construction of the expression of,trans-Alaska oil pipeline. The in a hall on South Main Street, hostilities without advance There, were 12 members in the thority from .Congress and; declaration of first congregation. whethar a military operation'cither clear The membership purchased'a : lot on South Second Street be-/-i r% _ r\ /^l • fTl tween Eighth -and Ninth ave 1^^68810611 KetUm J TOI11 Ulllia 1 QUI* avenues in 1869 and built a 22x30- Dismissals Friday — Joseph Clrert, Louis Burk, Miss Laurie Woodall, Miss Cynthia Leary> c o°t house cf worship. Mrs'.' Thomas Shimmin and i The congregation sold that lot biby; Mrs. Henry Kinzer, Mon- in 1890 and moved the bui'ding to the corner of South Third Street and Seventh Avenue. The building was remodeled in 1896 but the memibers decided to Births Friday — A daughter m2ve soon after - i Each of the eight congress- tri'Mr. and Mrs. C. Dean Hen- 1 The site of the present church!men said the trip was highly nenfent, Alexis. {was purchased in ,1912 and a successful and should help Admissions Saturday - Wal -lS/^ erected and dedi-|speed up development of Sinott%,McMaster, Miss Colette' ea in m/l " Chamberlain, Monmouth. mouth; Mrs. Harold Essex, Oquawka; Mrs. Darrall Brauch any" baby, Keithsburg; Mrs Marie Sharp, Alexis. SHANGHAI, China (UPI) largest American congressional delegation ever to visit China left for home today after a two-week tour that took them to six Chinese cities. Hi •with the People's Republic of the interests of China llsd the China should be improved and,United States." expanded as rapidly as possible. "I believe that most of us in Congress feel this way, not only the members on this trip but these Who have come before us and those who are anxious to follow." The group also included Sens. Robert P. Griffin, R-Mich., John J. Sparkman, D-Ala., and Gale W. McGee, D-Wyo., artd Reps. John J. McFall, D-Oalif., William S. Mailliard, R-Calif., and Jerry L. Pettis, R-Calif. The delegation and the crew I American relations. of the plane returning them to _, , ft1 _ , .... Ra?. Thomas E. Morgan, D-'the United States were guests The 1917 building was razed| "There can be no doubt that Pa., chairman of the House, a t a banquet on *he eve of their Dismissals Saturday - Mrs .lS ^"L^l^j!!^"!"" 8 trip has beeii a-tcemendous,Foreign Relations Committee;departure, hosted by Wang Yi Lee vSS5*£ cSe "B^: ^TtV^I BW ' *"£ W , ari j n E ; ... _. 6 . . ion uie building in 1965 was Magnuson, D-Wash., leader of nan; 1 Miss Monmouth Diana Sensabaugh, liquidated in March and that| the ° delega ' tion of four senators « . . . . mortgage will be burned nextl and four representatives. Births Saturday — A son to'Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John Harvey, 1 Monmouth Farmers Invited Jackson Panel To Investigate Grain Sales and deputy leader of the delegation, agreed with Magnuson. "I think this trip has just "You will see that it will bear |been tremendous," Morgan fruit in the not too distant I said. "It has helped give us a future. I am sure of that," feel of China that is going to be Magnuson said. "We are: very important in the future as determined that our relations | we deal with issues that involve MONMOUTH - Farmers are X ^ ^ i ^^^^ZlJevmh World Conference 7-8:30 p.m. in a field on the' Donald Adkisson farm. The farim is 'located about three miles south of Roseville and To Look at Oats ping, vice chairman of the Shanghai Revolutionary Committee. The delegation spent the last day in China—(Sunday—visiting an industrial exhibition land children's palace in the morning and shopping in the afternoon. U. S. Ambassador to Japan Robert S. Inger soil, a native of Galesburg, welcomes Secretary of State William P. Rogers to Japan. Rogers heads the smallest cabinet-level delegation America has ever sent to this ninth Ingersoll Welcomes Rogers meeting of the U. S.-Japan Committee on Trade and Economic Affairs, initiated during the Kennedy administration in 1961. (Related Story on Page 10). UNIFAX Appeals to Soviet Union GENEVA (UPI) CHICAGO (UPI)-Sen. Henry Jackson, D-Wash., said today his Subcommittee will begin investigating what may be a major scandal—the grain sales to the Soviet Union. Jackson told a news conference, his Senate's permanent subcommittee on investigations, of, which he is chairman, would open hearings on the grain deal Friday. Gross Negligence Tfte senator, here to address j an Elks convention, said, "I emigrate without the humiliation land intimidation they undengo and the imprisonment, military call-up and psychiatric The one-quarter of a mile west on'World Conference of Jewish the Raritan blacktop, j Organizations opened here James McCurdy, Warren todav with an a PP eal to the , County extension adviser, said Sov ' et Union to end what was commitment they face." todav farmers arp aW imritaH i described as a "cold war" Organizations participating in policy toward Jewish emigra- the Conference include the tion. Dr. William A. Wexler, of Savannah, Ga., chairman of the two-day conference, said Soviet Communist party General Secretary Leonid I. Brezhnev has hailed "a new spirit in the relations between East and West " CHICAGO (UPI) _ Police to-f " En „ ^ day were seeking a neatly 1 d a |dressed man in his 40s in con- today farmers are also invited to bring along any problems they may be having with crops, weeds or insects. Police Seek Man iri Death Of Teacher American Jewish Congress, B'nai B'rith, Board of Deputies of British Jews, Canadian Jewish Congress, Executive Council of Australian Jewry, Jewish Labor Committee, South African Jewish Board of Deputies, World Jewish Congress and the World Zionist Organization. Egypt Over Strategy In Conflict Sinatra's Yacht ground parking lot beneate !a J b " r "^ ca P7 cious d f nia ji AVALON, Calif. (UPI) - Minhiaan A„ D „„„ 6 icf visas to the vast majority of p Pan k Sinatra's iKn.nnn vanht i "Mr. Brezhnev has an oppor- think the handling of the grain^^ion with"the ZzihVl ^ to demonstrate the . sales last year was gross negli-'SIgo S chooU^chlr - foSd strength ° f Ws commitment to |I tt TVfal T ftfia g Tl at beSt H" , h * 'Sgird Ta huge under that "» Sp5dt by ^ A ° tal L ° SS Jackson said he had never • b seen, "more mismanagement" and his subcommittee may be investigating a "major scandal. "1„ want to see trade with Russja," Jackson said, "but not at our expense. "We now have information that people in agriculture did know of the sales. This is contrary to prior information. People's Expense "We're not going to have any more sales if I have anything i If there is to be a genuine I peace, he said, there must be a freer flow of people and ideas MinhioQn i„ on „ ~ i CI V1£as 10 ine va ' 5t ma J° ritv 01 Frank Sinatra's $250,000 yacht Micmgan Avenue. |Jews wh3 apply for exit viSaS) » caugnt fire at gea during tne The body of Mrs. Irene Kou-j Wex j er sa id. weekend and the Coast Guard tros, 41, was found in her car -Saturday. It bore evidence of jrape, police said. iwt , w Witnesses said they saw the;between the United States and jteacher walking in the parking j Russia. Permit Emigration "This means an end to the (Soviets' cold war emigration She did not appear to be in-[policy," Wexler said. "The (timidated or held captive by'soviet commitment to detente to do. with it if it is at the ex°' tne man > tne witnesses said, can best be disolayed' by took to a lifeboat and . pegse of the American people. H?r clothing was in disarray restoring Jewish religious, cul- picked up by the Coast Guard, 'relations "Russia knew more about the and a window on the driver's tural and communal life with The boat, which burned for four • Ismail reported to Sadat free-enterprise system last year side had been broken, police the U.S.S.R. and by permitting j hours, was towed into harborjSunday on his visit, the sources in the grain area than we did." said. those Jews who wish to leave toihere. 'said. garage toward her car with a man who was drssed neatly and appeared to be in his 40s said the boat was "a total loss." Sinatra was not aboard the boat, the 85-foot Christina, when flames broke out in the port engine off Catalina Island Saturday. Four members of the Irving Weiss family, friends of the singer, were using the yacht. They and two crovnien a lifeboat and were CAIRO (UPI) - Egypt's highest political leaders met today to discuss the nation's strategy in the Arab-Israeli onflict, government sources said. Political sources said President Anwar Sadat addressed the central committee of the Arab Socialist Union, Egypt's only political party, for 15 minutes today. Details of his speech were not made public immediately. It was the first in a series of conferences and ceremonies marking the 21st anniversary of the July 23 revolution that overthrew King Farouk. The meeting followed a three- day visit to Moscow by presidential adviser Hafez Ismail, which included a long meeting with Leonid I. Brezh­ nev, general secretary of the Soviet Communist party. Ismail . returned to Cairo Saturday declaring the two countries were in "total accord" on their Middle East) policies and the future of their I INTEREST RATES ARE UP! 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