Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 26, 1950 · Page 1
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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Member e! The Associated Press Sc Per Copy. f Vol. CXV, No. ALTON, ILL., WEDNESDAY, APfclL 26, 1950 Establiihed January IS, 1838, City Council to Reorganize for Year, Tonight DebateLikely onEdwards, Washington Zoning Change Reorganization of City Council for the new municipal administrative year, opening May 1, Is scheduled for tonight, but likely to compete for the Interest of those attending the meeting as an ex- petted debate over a proposed Upper Alton zoning change to per- mlt a business enterprise at the southwest corner of Washington and Edwards. The program for the reorganization of the council will include a short annual message from Mayor Linkogle, election of a mayor pro tern, adoption of rules, and assignment of members to standing committees. This will be followed by the mayor's appointments of department heads, commissioners, and special officers. It was indicated today that few, If any, changes would be made In the slate of administrative officials. Under the city budget, provision has been made for reestablishment of the position of city building inspector, but Mayor Linkogle said that he likely will defer immediate action to fill this post. Short Message As to his message, Linkogle said it likely would be oral, and certainly would be "short". "It's a non-election year with no changes in the council," said the mayor, "and the aldermen all know what has been done in the past year. I'm not going to take up a lot of time with a message—there will be too much other important business to be handled." Most important action before the council will be enactment of the annual city tax levy. City Counsellor Durr said the ordinance was ready for submission through the ordinance committee. It Is based on the appropriation measure enacted two weeks ago and now in effect. Another ordinance to he introduced will provide for the extension of the areas of metered parking, and night operation of meters on evenings stores will remain open. The Board of Zoning Appeals, following recent public hearings, has filed reports to the council recommending three zone reclassifications. One proposes rezoning the tract of Otto Walz, automobile distributor, at the southwest corner of Washington and Edwards, from B to Business- classification to permit erection of an automobile showroom and service building. Another proposes rezoning property of J. M. Bailey at the southwest corner of Saul and Hazel from A-2 residence to Business to permit erection of a store and apartment. The third recommends rezoning of premises of Lester Pea at 914 Milnor from A-2 to C residence to permit an apartment. 8 Sign Objection Eight property owners have filed a written objection to passage by the council of any ordinance or resolution changing the classification of the Walz property to business usage. The signers, styled "citizens and owners of 50 percent or more of the land adjoining, adjacent, or directly opposite the land owned by Walz" are R. P. Templin, S. Maude Vogelpohl, W. B .Leonard, Mrs. G. W. Hagerty, Dr. G. I. Allen, R. H. Breyfogle, Ellen L. Glover, and Franklin lodge, A. F. & A. M. Also filed for presentation to the council is a protest by ten residents from six separate addresses tb the proposed rezoning of the Bailey lot at Salu and Hazel. A new petition for a rezoning has been filed by Jack W. Carrigan of Continued on Page 2, Col. 2. Thad Carter to BeCo-Chairman Of Chest Drive SLOWLY RAISING STEEPLE FOR OLD CATHEDRA1 — A man holds the 3000-pound steeple away from scaffolding as it slowly rises to its final resting place on top of the tower. For a time he pushed against the heavy load, bracing himself on the steel scaffold, but as the strain got heavier, the scaffold couldn't take it, so a line was attached at the small end to be pulled tight from across State street, thus keeping the framework from scraping scaffold or stone of the church. The job was expected to be completed tonight. —Staff photo. Tickets Put On Autos That Lack License Slickers Court Denies Writ Asked By Shuffle Alley' An injunction sought by Schaffner Music Co. of Alton, that would have restrained the City of Alton, its mayor, and police department I rest tickets noted two car* lacked j u ln i, conference came an arrange Policemen last night began to ticket parked cars lacking 1950 city automobile licenses. In one block, adjacent to a business section, it was reported, every car was found to be without a city license, and, in addition, the ar- Wood River to Assist W, V. Stork in Fund Campaign Thad Carter, Wood River Township Chamber of Commerce president, win DC co-chairman of this fall's Alton-Wood River area Community Chest, campaign. Wllllnm V. Stork, campaign chairman, announced Carter's nc- replnncc of the position a! Tuesday nfl Prnoon's session of the Chest's hoard. He also announced chairmen for six more campaign dlvslons, along with co-chairmen for three. Mnrtln Nixon wns named chairman of the special gifts division, Ryrie Mllnor co-chairman. Cyril Arkell heads the solititlng of national corporal Ions, with his co-chairman yet to be selected. Spencer Olin is chairman of the corporation division with two cochairmen, Holla Motta/. and David Saylor. Harold Klinke heads the solicitation of government agencies. Raymond Ready is chairman of the schools division, with Robert Harlow as co-chairman. Major Gray Mngce heads the college* solicitation, with his cochairman yet to be named. Chairman Stork said there were five divisions yet to be piaffed for the fall campaign, but expressed the opinion organization preparation wns advancing satisfactorily. The board resumed Its discussion of the multiplicy of finance campaigns for various organizations and decided to invite the Wood River Township Chamber of Commerce to join in discussion of the problem with the Chest and the Greater Alton Association of Commerce. The GAAC several months ago undertook jhe initiative in the matler. It invited Chest officers to conTer with its committee. From Maragon Lied To Probes, Jury Decides WASHINGTON, April 26 —iffi- .Tohn Mnragon, who used to hnvc ; friends at the White House, wns convicted today of lying to state Investigators. i A federal district court Jury took | one hour and 36 minutes to con- i vlct him of charges that, he lied | In testifying last July that: 1. He had only one bnnk account, In Washington, In 1945-46. The evidence showed he had nn- Rail, Phone Strikes Due Today, Put Off «..,_,,, tJ«« .U«.1 J*-, eillClH IfPdchcil 11 Radio Network Dispute; CWA Union Still Out Lattimore Witness Missing 20 Hours Reports Black Out M. from interfering with the placing of coin-operated games, known as "Shuffle alleys", in business places here has been denied by Circuit Judge Bareis. The application for injunction was heard on its merits in Circuit Court at Edwardsville, April 17, after an answer had been filed on behalf of the city, and the matter was taken under advisement. Today, City Counsellor Durr was notified that the Schaffner case was dismissed tot want of equity. •» entered the the evidence that mere threats of officers without any overt act are insufficient to justify the issuance o£ a writ of In the decision court "finds from injunction." The petition alleged that the Schaffner firm had been warned by the police against leasing the shuffle - alley game here, and threatened with prosecution under ordinances against gaming. It was affirmed by the petition that the shuffle-alleys were games orf skill —not of chance—and that action of the city was without authority. In the answer on behalf of the city, mayor, and police, it was admitted that warning had been given against introduction of shuffle- alleys, But- it was contended the injunction suit was Improperly brought and that action of the city otflcials was within their rights. Sangamon Lawyers Adopt Fast Time SPRINGFIELD, April 26 — (JPt — Sangamon County lawyers are going to operate on • their own brand of daylight savings time this summer. Fast time for .Springfield was defeated in a referendum two weeks ago, with 14,156 voters In favor and 15,550 against. Woodcock Joins State C. of C. In Urging City Manager Plan BLOOMINGTON, April 26, A strong element of the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce has lined up in favor of permitting municipalities that want it to adopt the city manager form of government. The businessmen recommended yesterday that their statewide organization actively support any permissive city manager proposal at the 1951 niinots legislative session. The recommendation stemmed from a panel discussion on the subject attended by 70 presidents and manager* of local chambers of commerce. Walter Woodcock, secretary of the Greater Alton Chamber of Commerce, declared some business people were cool toward the city manager plan rather than risk the "damnation" of aldermen who are against It on political grounds. (Woodcock Is a member of the state chamber's legislative and taxation committee, and. of Executives Association committee on city managership fora) of govesjj. ment). Under present state law, only communities under BQQQ population may switch from .the commission or aldermanip to the city manager form by referendum, THe me»t» ing agreed ttjat the privilege should be extended to alMarger municipalities, , • Rep. Sendee 7. Yin Be* Yrte* (R.Wlnnetka) whoie .home town bis been under administration Qf a city manager for 86 years, dis* cussed her legislative fights for the principle. Eight times, Mrs, Van Der Vrles said, she has tried to put over the.city manager idea, but failed. An attempt next year will be her last, she said. The woman legislator said the biggest obstacle to approval in the past has been opposition of labor groups and Chicago public officials. She said another source of trouble has been the provision for electing alderman at large rather than from wards or precincts. This has drawn fire from even small communities, she said, because aldermen believe it would undermine their political security. The 1949 city manager bill didn't get far in the legislature, and never came to a vote In the House or Senate. Mrs. Van Der Vrles said that a House committee sent the measure to the floor only "out of courtesy" to her as a former municipalities committee chairman. ; The bill proposed letting city councils hire a salaried city manager to handle administrative affairs If'voter* approve the system- Councils would be made up of the mayor and either eight or four aldermen or commissioners, depending on a city's population. Kenneth Grimes, representing the Peorla Assoclatlqn» of Commerce, said Peorla grouj£ Interested In the city nwwger ide» have tried for years but never succeeded in getting legislators from that district to vote tot it, 1950 state licenses as well. Effect of the educational campaign of the police is refleeled in a continued heavy demand for licenses at the office of City Treasurer Osborne. "Before the day closes," said Osborne this forenoon, "the total of stickers thus far issued will pass the 5000-mark." A license desk still is maintained of evening in the police court for convenience of motorists unable to take time from work to procure licenses by day. But last night business was slack—only 22 stickers were issued between 6 and 9 p.m. The drive on parked cars, howeVer, is expected to stimulate the evening calls. Owners of ticketed cars are required to get licenses and show receipts at the police desk so the tickets will of handled be cancelled instead through the traffic bureau for Imposition of penalties. Struif Resigns City Position Leo J. Struif has submitted his sonnel. resignation as health and finance inspector of the City of Alton, the Telegraph learned this afternoon. The resignation, submitted today to Mayor Llnkogle, will become effective on May 1. meni under which organizations conducting such campaigns would apply to GAAC for approval. Without such approval, business men and other members of the GAAC (as well as other citizens) would not need to feel obligated to contribute. Fire Prevention Course Continues at St. Joseph's Employesof St. Joseph's Hospital this afternoon attended lh« second of a scries of talks and demonstrations conducted by Fire Chief James Lewis to stress fire prevention, and to instruct em- ployes in the handling of fire fighting equipment. Sister Helen, the hospital administrator, has cooperated with Chief Lewis in the series of demonstrations and lectures which will familiarize the employes with the fire fighting equipment and enable them to act quickly and clearly in case of fire emergency. The demonstrations have met with favor of graduate and stu- ! dent nurses and the hospital per- A former mayor, Struif said that he was giving uf) the city position to devote his full time to preparation of the assessment roll for the Wood River Drainage & Levee District. Nine Building Permits Issued So Far in April A city building permit for the erection of a frame house at 2314 State was Issued Tuesday to G. C. Mitchell of Dow. Estimated cost was set at $6000. The permit was the ninth thus far this month for a new dwelling here, L. E. Yungck of 2603 State has arranged for a new front and other improvements to his Northside drug store, estimated at $2400. Mrs. Bessie Mathers of 2436 Alby Is to provide a second floor apartment In her dwelling, $3500. George Madison of 720 Linden will add a room at the rear of his home, $1890. Dr. C. C. Potter has arranged for general repairs to his residence, 509 Summit, at $1000. Other recent permits: S. E. Hutchins, 2401 Amelia, garage, $500. L. E. BoeseweUer,' 612 Summit, general repairs, $500. Harold Hensley, 1614 Joesttng, alterations for bathroom, $600. A. T. Padden, 3200 Theresa, storage room over garage, $600. Charles Parrish, 1417 Monroe, repairs to dwelling, $600. Weather Generally fair this afternoon and tonight; increasing cloudiness Thursday with likelihood of occasional showers by afternoon. Warmer today and tonight, afternoon tempcriture near 65 today and tomorrow, lowest Thursday morning about 4§. Shippers' forecast: Near freezing to north, above ill other directions. River Stage* .•»' U 7 ».m „ u«m.c.) ge IPO Ft, Rise .41 Ft, 'Magic Spike' Officials Get Maximum Terms CHICAGO, April 26. (IP) — Two men convicted of selling cure-all "magic spikes" were sentenced to maximum penalties of one year In prison and fined $1000 each today by Federal Judge Walter L. La- Buy. Sentenced were Robert T. Nelson jr,, president, and George C. Erlck- son, vice president of the Vrlllum Products Co., Chicago, makers of the health device. The company was fined $1000. The defendants were convicted April 5 by a jury which found they had violated the food and drug law by selling the spikes which the government charged were misbranded because they had no curative powers. other then In Texns. 2. He had severed connections with Albert Verley & Co., a Chicago Importing company, when he look a temporary job wllh the Stole Department overseas in 1945. But Marngnti was cleared on one of thc main counts the government brought against, him — that he perjured himself In saying he negotiated no business with the government and received no money for negotiations from 1945 to until thc middle of last year. On each of thc two counts on which he was found guilty, Moro- gon could be sent to jail for as little as eight months lo two years or for as long as 40 months to 10 years. The courts rarely Impose the maximum sentence. Maragon, dressed in a dark blue suit, heard the verdict with little show of emotion. The jury of nine men and three women got the cose at 9:54 a.m. and retired lo decide whether to free Maragon or find him guilty. Thc government has pictured Maragon as a man who circulated around government departments representing business firms, saying he spoke for presidential military aide, Harry Vaughan, and came from the White House. The defense contended thc Greek- born, former Kansas City bootblack did nothing wrong In any dealings with government agencies. It insisted the government failed lo prove he lied to Senate questioners. Federal Judge Jennings Bailey told the Jurors that whether Maragon did right, or wrong was not the issue — thai what they had to decide was whether he committed perjury. State Acquires 3 Tracts for 67 Widening •"«* . -\ •* : jf- • EDWARDSVILLE, April 26.— With three tracts already acquired and compensation fixed by court order, jury hearing has been set for May 8 In Circuit Court on the remaining eight tracts Involved in a condemnation suit brought by the Illinois Department of Public Works & Buildings to secure right-of-way for the 4- lane widening of U. S. Highway 67 from North Alton to the "Y" north of Godfrey. City Judge Joseph E. Fleming of East St. Louis, presiding as .. . , . ' i_, -..--i™ i m/iiiu is 10 lion me OD,UUU em- acting judge in a special session I , of thc ' WeBUnghouge Elcc . of Circuit Court here Monday, tHc c at 40 p)nntg Jn 32 c , )|os «jr TlIK ARSOClATKtt PllliflS The nnlInn's labor picture appeared hrlghtpr today as government mediators ntlempled settle- input of Iwn threatened major strikes, both ortnlnnlly scheduled to hnvr stnrlpd this morning. Thn strikes would have disrupted most of the nation's telephone service and seriously curl ailed roll- j road transportation In nil section" of the country. A countrywide walkout of somr 200,000 telephone workers wns called off yesterday by Joseph A. Hclrnc, president of thc CIO Com- municatlnns Workers. It wns the Ihlrd time In recent months thc strike hnct been averted. Bolrnc snld II wns called off because "recent developments Indicate the possibility of agreement In the present Bell system dispute." The second major strike which wns to have started this morning— a work stoppage by some 18,000 railroad firemen against four major carriers—on Monday had been postponed for two weeks. The strike has been reset for May 10 by thc Brotherhood of comotive Firemen and Englncmon. However, the National (Railway) Mediation Board meets In Chicago tomorrow to attempt lo negotiate nn agreement to nverl. the walkout. The strike threat stems from I he union's demand for nn^ extra fireman on multiple unit cllcsel locomotives. Wages and other benefits arc involved in thc dispute In the threatened telephone strike. Thc strike started Monday by some 10,000 telephone equipment workers against the Bell system's manufacturing arm, Western Electric Co., continued. But Ernest, Weaver, president of thc CWA Equipment Workers Union, snld strikers did not plan to picket exchanges In nearly every slate. Jn New York City, federal mediators said settlement had been reached in a dispute between the Independent National Association of Broadcast Engineers and Technicians and two national networks, The union's settlement with the National Broadcasting Co. and the American Braadcastlng Co. came after 32 hours of almost continuous negotiations. Settlement terms were satisfactory to both sides, but they were not disclosed. •In Detroit, the executive board at -ihlTcip United Auto, Wprkpfg voted tb ask local unions w continue emergency assessments beyond May 3 to carry on the union's strike against Chrysler. The last of 12 $1 a week compulsory assessments is duo May 3 and will have brought about $7,000,000 into the union treasury. Federal and state mediators said a deadlock over non-economic matters still stood In the way of settlement of the 93-day-old strike. The first big test of strength In the six-month fight between two unions for control of the nation's electrical workers is set for tomorrow. The National Labor Relations Brmrd is to poll the 55,000 em- British Labor Regime Wins Two Close Tests entered an order authorizing the department of public works ' and buildings to take possession of three of the 11 tracts Involved in the condemnation suit, filed In Circuit Court last Feb. 16. Compensation for the three tracts was fixed by the court, by agreement of owners and the state. Final Decision Expected Muy 8 Prellmlnatlon evidence was heard Monday by Judge Fleming as to the remaining eight tracts and a final decision In the suit and fixing of compensation to be paid owners of the tracts Is expected at cpnclusion of the final hearing May 8. The highway project is slated to start this year, but because federal aid funds are involved, title_ to all right-of-way need for the Improvement must be acquired before bids are sought. Harold G. Tnlley of Alton, an assistant to Attorney General Ivan A. Elliott, who filed the condemnation suit, appeared at Monday's Continued on Pago 16, Col. 7. 500 of 1200 Illinois Cities Prepare to Turn Clocks By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Daylight time will become effective again this year In about 500 of the 1200 Illinois communities, Including most of t*ie large cities. An Associated Press survey indicates there will be little change from last year's 515 "fast time" communities when clocks are shifted ahead one hour at 2 a. m. next Sunday. Residents of Springfield and Galesburg, however, have had enough of the semi-annual clock- shifting business and voted recently to sit tight with the older and more stable solar arrangement. At Springfield, a vote on the question showed 15,500 against daylight time to 14,156 for It. Galesburg had 5570 standard time supporters to 3447 for daylight. Among other large cities r«* mainlng on standard time will be Jacksonville, Macomb, Kewanee, Carml, Monmouth, Canton, Rook Island, Moline, Decatur, Mattoon, Centralia and Freeport. gut with other large cities shift- 4ng to daylight time, more than half the state's population will be affected. These cities Include Chicago and Us suburbs, Rockford, Peorla, Waukegan, Alton, Belle- ville, Aurora, Streator, Sterling, DIxon, Kast St. Louis, Ottawa La Salle, Kankakee, Pekln, Elgin, Danville, Champaign, Bloomington, Qulncy, Urbana, Joliet and Evanston. Most opposition to daylight time has been In cities where railroads have divisions terminals and shops, and In farming communities. In the latter group, farmers have quipped that daylight time was a flop because their livestock, particularly dairy cows, didn't understand the change and made no adjustment for It In milking time. Merchants groups in many smaller towns also resisted daylight time because it threw business hours somewhat out at step with farmers' routine operations and shopping customs. Most support for the change has come from sportsmen, factory workers, office employes and young people In the cltlei. Some smaller cities hare not yet decided the question for thl» year. Among these is Lincoln, in Logan County, where the city council will vote on it May 1. Daylight time has been In effect there by city ordinance, but the council is expected to repeal that measure. The fight, is between the Independent United Electrical Workers and thc CIO International Union of Electrical Workers (IUE). The UE formerly was affiliated with the CIO but was dropped after the parent union accused the UE of lefl.-wlnglsm, The CIO then formed a new electrical workers' union— the IUE, County Primary Costs $21,205.62 EDWARDSVILLE. ~ Expense claims totaling $21,205.62, covering cost of conducting the April 11 primary election In the county, were allowed Tuesday by the Madison County Board of Supervisors. In 80 of the county's 123 precincts at least 200 votes were cast and the three judges and three clerks In those precincts each received double pay, or $20, for their services, examination of the claims showed. Included in the total election pense bill, In addition to publlca (Ion costs, were the following items: Pay of judges and clerks, $12,363; rental of polling places, $970; installation of voting booths and election supplies, $6902.92; canvassing board expense, $190, and compensation of judges for returning ballots to the county clerk, $779.70. Precincts In which more than 200 votes were cast, as shown by the expense claims, were, by townships: Helvetia, Nos. 1 and 2; St. Jacob, 1; Olive, 1; Jarvls, 1 and 2; Omphghent, 1; Colllnsville, 1 through 6 and 7, 8 and 9; Nameokl, all five precincts; Chouteau, 1 and 2; Granite City, 1, and 3 through 17; Alton, 4, 6, 7, 19 and 21! Venice, 1 through D, and No. 11; Rd- wardsvllte, all nine precincts; Ft. Russell, 2, and Moro, No. 1. Russell Logan, Wife Suffer Minor Injuries SPRINGFIELD, III.. April 26 dft —Russell E. Logan of Alton and his wife, Emllle, were Injured today in an automobile accident on State Route 4 south of Springfield. Logan was treated at St. John's Hospital for head and back injuries. His wife's knee was hurt and she suffered lacerations. State police said they could not Immediately learn circumstances of the accident. Russell E. Logan ii president of Logan's Morning Star dairy. He and Mrs. Logan resumed their buslnes» trip to Lexington, I1L LONDON, April 20. (M -- Britain's Lnhor govornmem won two critical lesls by a slim five-vote margin today, averting a parliamentary defeat which would have forced II. to resign. In quick succession labor twice mustered 304 votes to 299 for the combined opposition, Thc first vote was cue on the government's proposed Increase In gasoline tax from nlncpence (10.5 cents) to a shilling and a half (21 ccnls), the second supported the government's proposed 33 1/3 percent purchase lax on I rucks. II. wns Prime Minister Altleo's narrowest escape so far In the new House of Commons elected Feb. 23. The vole came on a government proposal to double the gasoline tax from nlncpence (10.5 cents) to a shilling and a half (21 cents). Although handicapped by Illness In the ranks, government forces won through, 304 to 299, over the •combined opposition of Winston Churchill's Conservatives and the Liberal parly. Labor has at present an overall margin of seven vales in the House, Its closest shave previously came on March 11 when It beat down by 14 votes nn opposition motion of censure on Its plans to nationalize the steel Industry. A British prime minister defeated on any such major Issue Is required by this country's unwritten constitution to offer his resignation to the king. Technically, the king then either can agree to a new national election or let a member of the opposition try to form a now government, In practice, he accepts the advice of the outgoing prime minister. * It wns considered an odds-on proposition that Atllee would ask for a new election If beaten. Blast Wrecks 4-Story Seattle Apartment Unit R' AfrJl terJotl* explosion l r four- story apartment building just out of downtown Seattle today. There were no known fatalities. The number Of occupants was nol reported. At least 11 persons were hospitalized for Injuries, but only two were believed serious. The sharp Jolt rocked the 34- unlt Llnnea Court about 2:25 a. m. (4:25 a. m., AKon time), Jarring neighbors from their sleep for several blocks around. The building did not burn. "It looked like a 500-pound bomb had dropped through the roof and exploded," one witness said. The first two floors of the apartment dropped into the basement when the blast destroyed the supports. Windows were blown into adjacent streets. Several persons were trapped on the upper floors when the rear of the two-year-old building collapsed. All were presumed rescued. However, firemen and police searched the demolished building for possible victims. Cause of the blast was not known. Police Capt. R. J. Mahoney said several firemen reported a strong smell of Illuminating gas throughout the structure. lleoover Stolen Car Report to the police Tuesday by Mrs, Fred Selheim of 303 Dry that an apparently abandoned car had been parked near her home since Friday resulted In determination by the police that the vehicle was one listed as stolon from Kldon Hallows of 809 Alby. FBI Informer Fails to pear at Senate Hearing} Overcome By Fear, Friend Says WASHINGTON, April 26. UP) -* A mysteriously missing witness trj the Owen Laltlmore case turned up safe but nervous today 20 hour* after he had vanished from • Washington hotel. John J. Hubor, described as » one-time FBI Informer, telephoned his wife at Mt. Vernon, N. Y.Jftl 7!30 a. m. that he had "blacked out" yesterday shortly before h» had been due to appear at the Senale Inquiry Into charges of Com* munlsm In the government. Foul Play Discounted J Although there had been hlntl (hat ho might have met with fouj play, Mrs. Huber said he seemed to be well. She added that he had sounded nervous, tired and upsift In telling her: ; "I had a blackout ... I am .Jn New York . . . I'll be home this ' evening ... I can't talk now," : The investigating group, a-foreign relations subcommittee, called off a meeting it had scheduled for 9:30 a. m. Edward P. Morgan, commUU'i counsel, sijid the members would got together later In the day, io discuss the case of Huber. ,„ He said that theoretically Huber Is In contempt for falling to respond to the subpena but that-no action was likely If Huber had*,* "good .reason" for his non-appear-' ance. £., Hubor Testimony Still Wanted'' "I Imagine the committee still want to hear Huber's testl mony," Morgan added. ,', Morgan said that Jack Stachel and Earl Browder, Commuhlst party leaders who were to testify today, "apparently have not -been served with subpehasi" : *^He added that Frederick Vanderbilt Field may appear Friday. Huber came here yesterday morning by air, with another witness, a former FBI agent. Both went tp a hotel. Huber left at noon, saying he was going to get a haircut, Search Yields No Glues Hours later, he failed to respond when his name was called at. an evening session on the Senate hearing, A search ;"^iejdea;:'ho his ex-FBI age'nt friend, Larry 'E. Kcrloy, here in WasTiFngton. Kerley said Hiiber told "him he was In a New York restaurant at the time. Kerley added: ^ "He had one of these 'I .don!t know what happened stories.' Hf said he 'came to* at 4 a. m. Obviously, he was overcome with i fear complex oh this thing. * & Promised Closed,Hearing- ^ "He had been promised a closed hearing. A public hearing was tdo much for him. Ho said he wanted to get some rest and would get In touch With me la,ier." ' "* Kerloy said Huber had been upset over the prospect of a tougji quizzing from . Sen Tydings (jj>- Md), head of the investigating committee. Kerley said Huber felt he would be more of a "•"••"' than a .witness. The disappearance and hunt'; Huber came in the midst of thi , other.developments In the inquiry; 1. An assertion by Sen. McCarthy (R-Wls) that Louis Budenz h,ajl identified as a Communist a man In a "very, very important Job". In the State Department. McCarthy told the Senate late yesterday .thaj Budenz, a former Communist, "put the finger" on the individual In secret testimony to the Senate foreign relations subcommittee Investigating .McCarthy's charges that Reds and fellow travelers have infested the State Depart* ment. - <* 2. McCarthy also told the Senate that he had given the Inquiry, Continued on Page 10, Col. vx'\Duck Hunters Tell Views lea-1 ,.~__^__^, , ^ -,' Sportsmen to Protest Batchtowjj Rules at Meet Here Thursday What local sportsmen term "time clock" regulations on duck hunting in the Batchtown area appear to have generated censure In southern Illinois as well as in fye Alton area, where the flight against new controls of the State Department of Conservation had been spearheaded by the Alton- Wood River Sportsmen's Club, Pohlman, vice-president of the local club, said today. Following publication of a protest expressed by representatives of the Sportsmen's Club, Pohlman said, Leonard Schv^artz, director of Conservation, telephoned him- are to meet at Batohtown and contended the grounds at Batchtown were being regarded by the Alton club as its exclusive territory for hunting. This, he pointed out, Is not a true picture of the situation. The ground! there were hunting areas for "our fathers and grandfathers" and until they were taken over by the federal government Corps of Engineers, had been open to hunting without regulation, except by sea* sonal hunting laws, he laid. "Since thU li »tlil government* owned, it is felt the ground thould remain free from local regulation became they we paid for by all sportsmen and taxpayers," stated Jess Gloss, president of the local sportsmen's club grounds on th.0 Alton-Godfrey road. All sportsmen are urged to attend this nw " to voice their opinions on Batchtown situation and to for* mulate a policy to present to rector Schwartz, l<ouls Martin, assistant, and Joe Davidson, sup* erintendent of game management for the state, Glpss announced today. On Friday night, representative! of all sportsmen's groups interested) in the southern hunting ground! representatives of the State partment of Conservation and' Batchtown Sportsmen's Club, further clarify the Jssut and to secure action by UUB sjaj get up a satisfactory policy tfl bfflr eflt all sportsmen in " Gloss stated. since the original In the Telegraph of Wood River sportsmen's tlons, the movement to regulated hunting at ,.. has grown, with (wpport local group praam br tor grew* to t*w QloM stats4

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