Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois on May 25, 1955 · Page 9
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Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois · Page 9

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Introduce New Postal Pay Bills; Ike's Veto Is Upheld WASHINGTON (.Tt-Senate action in upholding President Eisenhower's veto of a postal pay raise averaging more than S1^ per cent was followed today by moves to vote a. slightly smaller boost. Ignoring the advice of Sen. Neely (D-WVa) they were following Eisenhower "into a political grave- SUPERSONIC DIVE — Britain's supersonic acrobatic team— three Hawker Hunter jets— descend in tight formation at end of an aerial maneuver over Scotland in rehearsal for international air show. (AP wirephoto) Approve Sea Lamprey Pact With Canada WASHINGTON L?) — A treaty with Canada aimed at wiping out sea lampreys in the Great Lakes has been approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The treaty was signed Sept. 10. 1B54, by officials of the United States and Canada but must be ratified by a two-thirds vote of the Senate to become effective. Lampreys have virtually destroyed the fishing industry in Lake Huron and Michigan and now are moving into Lake Superior. They are eel-like creatures which attach themselves to a fish, drill a hole through its scales with needle-sharp teeth and suck out the fish's body juices until it Is dead or at least commercially unusable. Under the treaty it is estimated the United States will pay about $750,000 a year for three years to support a Great Lakes Fishery Commission to carry out a lamprey eradication program and build up stocks of commercially desirable fish. Circumstance COLUMBUS. Ohio CT) — Police answering a burglar alarm Tuesday with guns drawn, nabbed a man with a sack of money as he was leaving the Upper Arlington branch of the Ohio National Bank. Then someone told them the alarm was tripped by accident. The man, Leo Campbell, was taking the money to the state liquor store nearby, where he works. 816 Forest Ave. ■ Call Gene Cahiil Phone 3-9961 VILLIGER'S DRUG STORE 115 First St. Ph.3-0251 MX RESEARCH CORP.. T«l»d» 7. 0hi» yard," «enatora Tuesday upheld the President's veto of a bill which would have given 500, 000 postal workers a pay increase averaging 8.6 per cent and fringe benefits bringing the total to S.8 per cent. The President called this too high. The 54-39 Senate vote— 8 votes short of the two-thirds margin needed to override a veto— gave the President a major political victory in the first congressional challenge of his veto power. Voting to override were 46 Demo crats and 8 Republicans; voting to sustain were 37 Republicans and 2 Democrats. Leading an unsuccessful fight to override the veto, Sen. Olm D. Johnston (D-SC) called Eisenhower "that poor, misguided and confused man in the White House." 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