Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 17, 1960 · Page 1
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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Serving the Alton Community for More Than 124 If ears ' *, • ,« "1 ctotm Established January 15, 1836 Vol. OCXV, No, 132 ALTON, ILL., FRIDAY, JUNE 17, I960. 33 PAGES 5c PerCopy ToComplete ^^^^^ 7th Fleet GOP ^ ^^•^^••H Is Alerted For Visit Delegation DECATUR, ill. (AP) -Illinois Republican., will complete their roster of national convention delegates Saturday and adopt a series of resolutions for Ihe fall election campaign. Gov. Stratton and other party leaders will be included in the last of 10 delegates-at-large to be chosen by the state convention. Fifty delegates WOTP olpctpd in (h.-; \prfl primary. A boom for U.S. Sen. Everett M. Dirksen as Illinois' favorite son vice presidential candidate is expected to develop at the stain meeting, to be attended by morn than 2.000 delegates Party spokesmen said a resolution is being prepared endorsing Dirksen. Senate GOR minority leader, for a first ballot vote at the national convention. Stratton, Dirkscn and Secrp.lmv of State Charles F. C'arpenticr are among those slated for spwches at the state convention. The ke\ note address will be delivered by Samuel Witwer. Republican nominee (or the U.S. Senate. Adoption of a party platform is to be pul off, possibly until afki the national convention in Chicago July 25. As a temporary substitute, the slate session plans to approve resolutions lauding Srrat- ton's record and setting a pattern for the campaign. The convention, which will name three candidates for University of Illinois trustees, will open at 12:30 p.m. in Kintner Gymnasium. A special train will bring a big delegation from Chicago. A civic observance', including a, historical pageant, will commem-; orate the 1860 Decatur GOP convention at which Abraham Lincoln was first endorsed for the presidency. EN ROUTE WITH EISENHOW- Japanese Stabbed as Riots Continue To Discuss UnitedFund For Area Knife indicates size of cracks in Clark Bridge slab. The span where the slab is affected is the first one extending over the water on the Illinois side of the river.—Staff Photo. Cracks in Bridge Deck Investigated I Cracks in the concrete deck of Clark Bridge were j under investigation today by the Missouri Highway Department. Roy M. Rucker, Missouri clis-| A Telegraph reporter's brief trict highway engineer, said the. inspection of the bridge today j bridge may or may not be revealed the cracks are parallel closed for a time this summer; with the direction of the slab to make repairs, depending on an<J appear to he over thei ,ER (AP^—President Elsenhower steamed north toward the Nationalist Chinese island fortress ofj Formosa today as Chinese Com-; jmunist guns bombarded thf off-i |shore islands. 110 miles from hist ! destination. Peiping Radio said the pound-' |ing by thousands of guns was a! display of "contempt and scorn" for (ho U.S. President. . The Nationalist Defense Minis- ; try in Taipei said the Communist i shelling from thc mainland, which i began at 8 p.m. local time, eased up Sj minutes later. Sticking to their self-imposed rule of firing at the Quemoy com-1 . plex only on odd-numbered days, | the Communists omitted any men- 'tion of continded firing Saturday, while the President is on Fonno- ,sa. They said they would shoot j •some more Sunday, another odd-j numbered day. Fleet Alerted The U.S. 7th Fleet kept unflag-j 'gins vigil around the presidential! i vessel. The fleet commander, j Vice Adm. Charles D. Griffin, hadi predicted thc Communists "might | •well do something" further toj I mar the Eisenhower trip, already ! blighted by cancellation of his j visit to Japan. ! (The Chinese Communists an- i nounced they would shell Quemoy | Friday and Sunday "to show the i great Chinese people's contempt {and scorn for Eisenhower." Pei- j ping said 'he two days are in ac- icord with their rule of shelling, Quemoy on odd-numbered days, •but they also mark the eve of. ' Eisenhower's arrival on Formosa '. and his departure.'i Eisenhower slept late this! ! morning aboard the heavy cruiser I 'St. Paul, flagship of the fleet. Hej worked for a while on his revised trip schedule, then planned an afternoon of relaxation. He had appeared weary and grim as he Manila Bay after his tremendous reception in the Philippines and the disappointing can AFTER SALE OF BAKERY W. H. Williams, center, president of Colonial, which bought Noll bakery. At left Joseph V. Goeken, head of Noli who now will operate ice cream plant; at right, E. V. Seibert, who will be vice president and plant manager of bakery under new owner. — Staff Photo Kishi Still Holding Against Mob Demands By GENE KRAMER TOKYO (AP)—Japanese leftists pressed their advantage and sent 65,000 demonstrators dancing and chanting around Japan's Diet building today in a drive to block the military alliance with the United States. A Socialist legislator was stabbed during the melee. But Premier Nobusuke Kishi's government was determined to stay in office, until the new treaty with America comes into force Sunday. After that, a government spokesman said, elections will be called and Kishi's Liberal - Democratic party will seek a popular mandate for new laws to curb violence. He accused the postwar American occupation of "weakening Japan and Its police so that present international communism can carry out its activities quite freely." As 25,000 left-wing college students and 40,000 labor unionists snake-danced and chanted slogans around the Diet grounds, a rightist youth stabbed a Socialist leader. Injury Not Serious Population ! Noll's Baking Firm Of U.S. Up Sold to Colonial 28 Million WASHINGTON (Ap)—A record the outcome __n_n,,_ _. vn_ ,,! h i4. ,„ r«..i_,.i . ... . „„ ,,,, . of 2S million ta the last A meeting to discuss the formation of a United Fund for Greater Alton - Wood River area will be held Monday at 7:30 p.m. foot section in Abel Hall on East Broadway. Cracks that He said the cause of the ied in tlie 4-inch-thick concrete cracks in the deck of one span ol fnc> slab- not yet known. The cracks Eighth-Inch Hide Sees \o Injury to U.S. White James nounced today. The Noll's lee bream operation will continue under its Al- decade has rocketed the U.S. j (on ownership at Third and' Tnt ' Noll ice "ream operate House press secretary, po| , ulation lo J79M . mj , ljon I s C. Hagerty told newsmen:.,....,-,_ _„ ^ the President did not believe, the; ;thp Census Bureau. Prior announcement ol the The Greater Alton Assn. of Commerce and the Wood River Township Chamber of Commerce are calling the meeting in response to the requests of several groups including labor organizations, the an- extend lengthwise along a JOO (33,190 persons and on estimates- touch with the State Department crowd probably was spurred by the memory of Wednesday's riot, when police refrained from using their pistols and waited for hours before orders 'came to use tear gas. The government has been fearful of raising the specter of the brutal and efficient prewar Japanese police. Fears of a revival of police power were a major factor in U. S. occupation policy to j lions will continue to be under jput the police under strict civil- ithe control ol Joseph V. Goeken, \ ion control. j All baking facilities of Noll baking firm in Alton have been sold to Colonial Baking Co. of St. Louis, it. was an- operations will result in better distribution of both brands." The Socialist, Jotaro Kawakami, 71, was standing at a reception desk soliciting signers for an antitreaty petition. Hospital physicians said his injury was not serious. Tho youth was arrested. The demonstrators taunted the police with cries of "fool!" Some threw stones at police. Many beat sticks on the walls of the compound. The slabs usually the road, Rucker noted. (tracks, averaging a foot apart, Twenty 4-by-6-inch cylindrical the reporter noted. He estimat- cores from the section have been ', ed 75 to 100 cracks are visible taken to Jefferson City, Mo.,'in the span length, for analysis in the Missouri Possibility of a structural denouncement said. . < highway laboratory. feet in the bridge is being stud- Presidents of the tjvo organiza-i What will have to be done to ied. tions, Edward N. Palen of Alton the bridge depends on the tests The bridge is operated jointly but has received no messages of 'hose still to be listed. . The announcement was made thus far from U.S. congressional! Census officials credited the lj y Walter H. Williams, presi- leaders, Hagerty added. ! big increase during the 1930s to! denl of Colonial. and will be conducted from the plant at Third and Langdon streets, which is not being sold. Bakery operations will center at the plant at Front and George streets, which is being sold to Colonial. The Noil firm began in 1896, Ft was no secret, however, that' 3 climbing birth rate and a con-' Colonial wil) continue to pro-i and was originally located in Eisenhower was unhappy that he't'nued low death rate. By com-, duct- bread, rolls and sweet!the quarters of the present ice was not going to Japan because of. P" "son. the increase in the 1940s KOOI Is under the Noll label, Wil- t i- e ;im plant at Third and LanR- Communist-inspired violence. was 19 million In the 19:!0s it was limns said. Pit: don. Thc Front street properly j aio;\v;is acquired in 1930. ] But he could look forward to an, S.900,000. "Down with Kishi, down with the treaty-," demonstrators yelled in their rhythmic chant, keeping time with the shuffle of feet. When they reached the south gate of the Diet, scene of Wednesday's wild battle, they slowed, became silent, and many offered sticks of incense at a flower- strewn table in memory of a girl student killed there. OrclcrN I'uniMlimeni Kishi told the Diet he will or- and smash the security treaty was told over loodsfrafcett of the attack. "Kawakami's injury is not serious," die announcement said. "There is no danger totals life." There was a possibility the incident would become a new rallying point for the leftist front backing the riotous campaign against Kishi. The mood of the students did not turn ugly until night fell, however. Then some threw stones at police lined up inside the Parliament grounds and beat sticks on the walls of the compound. Socialist Chairman Inejiro As- anunia rushed to confer with Kishi over the stabbing. Asanuma had been refusing for several weeks to meet with unless announced tliat'der "relentless punishment" for First Spau non Contracting Co. of St. Louis The cracked section is in the'"* thc cos1 of * 580 ' 000 The work started last Sept. 1! \v;»s opened lo in view of the many requests for an exploratory meeting they feel it the responsibility of the two,slab of the first span over water chambers to cooperate in giving on the Illinois side of the bridge. a ' K ' . ' the representatives of business, iu-1Tlus section was floured last"'„„__,_';;,_;_ dustry, labor, and various organiz-1 Oct. 28 when the weather was aliens a chance to get together for a discussion, with any further action to be determined by the group clear and the tempera lure was 36 degrees and above. Missouri highway officials es- Accuracy of Alton Census Figures Vouched for by Crew Leader Here present. "If after the discussion;timated the cost ol If thc bridge can be patched satisfactorily by sealing the cracks, said Rucker, the cost of repairs might be a"s low as $750. The cost would zoom, however. The census figures of 42.4831 mount. Roclgers Park area and (all the people who were select- the entire sections must be 'for Alton is accurate, according! Milton .to Mrs. C. R. Ditto, 1 he i Spring Dr., thc census for.leader for Hri»l Tlnip , . , .in i u i .. u i nt PHI II i~ niTi.'UUiia l llun it appears the group wishes, to I the cracks could range as high . .. eDlaced carry the project further, a steering; as $12.500. They said the work p^, ^ J,™' d, s ^± 0 , committee will be elected to pro-;should be done soon or there is (ri . ks ,, K p |. m ' | vld ^ teed with the project and it will I danger that the section will rte-: M | ssou ; • on t!omp)etioij „ „., ., _ be the responsibility of this steer-jtenorate and more costly ''e- ron ovation ol the Clark Bridge, the Telegraph. City officials "S^K-^SLS^ V> S^ StaTSTp^HlbUlty '" U "'V l ° Vei t0 IIlin ° iS - H ° W - r" d *" °7 teP ^ *T ^ «** ^y \vay of point ing out j whore 'they reside. They "aU IllCClJIiUD, lilt itllllUlUlk till*. Ill rtUll" , l\Uvl\Ci I..IICV* Lilt (Jv/amuui \.jf . ,-,.,^1, *Vn-» 11*11** wiin-a i i<-»n a r\n^>> i'i_- ' t\Vnnif»%vp hn\'f» rriuiul innnrl Hi*. . > > • • i 11 i • ri t „, b th«f some unusual strnin on thf. ' PP questioned the ,)„. thoroughness of (ho census. i know their section*. Each was ea> mdl bome unuMiaJ Mldin °" ' > e Hkelv lo cause delay in this accuracy of Ihe census. The TI,,. ,„„,..„*.,,i,,,,. t . ,,,i!,, t .,.,,i „,„ fin-mxh..,! a mnn r,f th» f«^r-= "We called on one man living in a .shack near the river. He said pon completion or She _was queried Thursday by> this was the first time he Iwd ever called upon during a census," ed to do the work first had to pass a Civil Service examination, and all had high school educations, and were qualified to obtain an accurate result. "They worked in sections DATA AT THE DAM .that J bridge structure has caused «he; p/an ; said RlK ; kw .. j cracks. The span affected is one in this accuracy of Ihe census, amount tell far below thf Top condition matw * increase since 1930. , v , * . • was Jacked UP last year S0 F W Riefler Illinois distnd Mrs - Ditto said she believes S a.m. temperature Yesterday's that thp "i-nckprs" nn which it rutiiei, auuioib UIMIKI today 57° Hi8h84Mow6i .; tnat tne 'OiKei.s on , v . vn ' Ul " j highway engineer, told t | ie | the census does not very more - • w Precipitation rests atop the pier could be re- ( * » « than 0111 . , )er w , u in accu ,. acy . ^».m. iatnftattHnMnat . nfaittim a Census takers knew a month 15.8. Pool 18.6. .50 inch. • i stored to proper position. Alton Earns $51,800 for Collection of City Taxes souri department is "very con. scientjous" and would certainly restore the bridge lo top condition before releasing it to llli jnois. Painting ol the bridge w a s Unit bed this week. Prior to tin 1 ago that Ihe population total wasi The T| K . census-lakers adjusted the esti- count lo include' those away from the city who had been checked by the census lakers in the other cities. Two sections of Alton exceeded the increase expected, but the lower than lad been originally; ' MiddleUmn area fell "con- estimated here, she said. Meanwhile, Congressman .Mel-. vin Price has indicated his in- 1 siclcrably below" the expected increase, said Mrs. Ditto. In thc large older homes where one. might terest in helping Alton get H ihave expected Hi to 18 occupants in years past, the total in some cases was just one, she said. furnished a map of the territory he worked in. It was just like H fenced-in area because they had to stay within that ant manager of become 1 vice presi- ident and general manager of Colonial's Alton operations. Williams told a reporter the Colonial firm plans to keep as many Noll's employes as possible. 1 "We even hope to add to the number of employes," he added. All facilities of the Front street property, and all trucks, have been bought by Colonial. Williams has been in the baking business for 30 years, and has been president of Colonial for 13 years. The St. Louis Colonial plant employs 300 persons. The Noll baking plant employs 90. "\Ve hope to he an asset to the Alton community." Williams said. The 64-year-old Noll firm was all leaders in Wednesday's violence. He made the remark at a the Prime Minister would agree to resign. Resignation Expected Kosaku Shinoda, spokesman {or Kishi's Liberal-Democratic party, told newsmen he believed the Premier would resign after ratification of the treaty providing for U.S. military bases in Japan for at least another 10 years. "It is my opinion Kishi will make a common sense move," Shinoda added. "If Kishi goes there will be a new leader for the Liberal-Democratic party and with that a lot of the hate will leave." He said the 64-year-old Premier "has become more or;,J»» a scapegoat. • "'''••• "He has taken on his shoulders all the hatred against conservatives, against Americans, against everything," Shinoda said. If Kishi can hold on, ratification of the treaty will automatically. take effect one second after midnight Saturday. The lower house ratified the treaty Majr 20. Under Japanese law the treaty is confirmed automatically on the 31st day after unless the upper house acts first or Parliament is dissolved before then. Socialists and other leftists are trying .to force Kishi to resign and dissolve Parliament before the treaty takes effect. This would nullify the ratification and make the alliance with the United States lower house session boycotted by! tne cn * ef issue in ^ election. the Socialists, Police reported that of the 175 students arrested after Wednesday's rioting, 125 have been referred to prosecutors on charges ranging from violent assault to destruction of property. In addition, 51 rightists were arrested the same night and 28 have also been referred to prosecutors on similar charges. The stabbing prompted Kishi Editorials in Japanese newspapers expressed relief at postponement of President Eisenhower's visit, but regretted the necessity lor it. All reflected concern over the future of U. S. - Japan relations. All seven major newspapers issued a joint statement saying "Never have we become so concerned over the future o' Japan " broke up with Kishi meeting rejecting Alton will receive a 2 per cent commission amounting to $51,800 on the tax collection recently completed by City Treasurer M. 0. Elliott in his ex officio capacity of town collector. With the closing and balancing of his books Thursday, perparatory i Local Six to a final settlement with the- This served to build up the county treasurer, Elliott found his j commission earned for the city, total collection was $2.590,494. After the expenses of tin collec- end of August. The large collec-; before the bridge was to be turn- tion achieved in Alton was due in e ^over to Illinois, great part to the fact that a majority of the property owners; discovery of the cracks, this : census recount. was the last task to be done ^ "^Jj^ ^ O n the other hand, a trend in thinks ^ iwnnnt .iviiifi ha * the opposite direction was shown area. They did it block-by-block.j founded by the late George Noll. progressively out toward the I It later was acquired by the Gooken brothers. Associated with the firm were George, Victor, Albert and Joseph F. Goeken. The last to head the firm was Joseph F. Goeken, and associated with him was his nephew, the late A. V. Federle. After the death of Joseph F. Rucker said the Missouri de- a recount would be a- of money and time. in a public housing area where, iiui-nci aaiu tut -ui^ovjuij ni,- ._.- „ , _ partment will correct the trou- She thanked the people of AH on the basis of estimatps Ihe popu- • . . . ,- . i . .«,. I fi t li ill HVil lift t\ci 1 ''(Ml Ki i* it rn*/-»t:_ l whatever il is. helore it re-;t°» to > their consideration. the bridge. He described: " We lounfl the people had an ,the cracks as a symptom ot a excellent spirit—they wanted to '••very unusual" situation, a pos-ihelp us complete an accurate sinle structural lault in the' mi - s " h He said he has been in- "Their cooperation wa that the span involved>' nl - both during Stag lation would be l.'2()0 — but it prov- This amount, he said, is approximately 80 per cent of the total charged on the Alton books. The total figure, Elliott added, is exclusive of a tiny fraction ol taxes subject of protest payments. A total of about $14,000 in payments was in protested brackets, he added, but the actual amount at issue by the protests is estimated at no more than 14,000. A considerable amount still due on second installments of real estate taxes i£ now payable at the office ol the county treasurer in , said Elliott. The second installments come due fey tion are paid, the balance goes into the city treasury lor use in meet- "duesn't i eat t lo loading «'tral- lie.i as do the other spans." H>; emnm*ration: and in .St i in filling out the A-torm has been told, he said. that iwe ".' helpful, and aided much tion" in that span. i an accurate census " Mrs. DiUo recalled that u lu-r In side Musts . f.iG|S 4 ing operational expenses oj the; fti cause ' „ lja , ; jljla .; in making what i am smv was municipaUty This year's collection comims- ion of $51,800 is about $4,600 more, thaw the previous record high 1 commission of $47,204 earned in the collection here a year ago. Elliott took his books to Edwardsville for return to County Treasurer Dan W. McGee today. "The books balanced out to the penny", Elliott commented just before departure. "All of my staff as well a* myself ate happy over the errorless showing." •.s. Ditto said. 'ounted She said six weeks prior Iu the iciual cen.sub she had dnven around th«'' entire Alton HI en. count_ the '":•; h.iuso. ij. ;.>_ She commented thai Alton .-> They l«J|'Ulatinn increase appears lar under ilu a*crag* tor the rest ol tin I'niu-tl Slates but masted that boundaries of their areas." F. M. Kaar, executive director of the. Greater Alton Assn. of Commerce, told the Telegraph today Price had written him of his interest in expressed doubts that the census count jiiht finished was deficient. Price's first move was to vol-1 Goeken, his son, Joseph V. Goe-i unteer sending to the GAAClken became head of the firm. ' blanks to be filled out by per-' Seibert, who will manage the sous who believed they or their!plant, i.s a nepheu- ol the late households were not counted iu Joseph F. Goeken. the census. liluiiks To Be Available \ These soon will be available.) siiid Kuar. He offered to mail those to, ••'iiiyune putting in a request. He, also plans to eonter with opt tors ol sever,' Asanuma's demands for resignation and dissolution of the Diet. Ni>« Rallying Fuiiit The stabbing could develop into a new rallying point for leftists in new and large demonstrations being planned. The death of the girl has already become a symbol for anti-Kishi forces. I'roiffct Treitly The student mob mussed outside Parliament for a new effort to bring down Kishi's government WASHINGTON (AP) - Here is how these Midwest senators voted Thursday night when the Senate by a vote of 64-16 passed an omnibus $1,247,500,000 housing bill: Illinois — Douglas (D) tor, Dirksen (R) against. Indiana—Hartke (D) and Capehart (R) for. Iowa — Hickenlooper (R) and Martin (R) against. Wisconsin — Proxmire (D) and Wiley (R) lor. CJUTOftlAl OBITIAAY WOWS -------- PACK 14 COMU* ...... PACE W RAMO * TV . . PACE 17 . . PAGtiif knowledge, only two persons it- fused to fill out the Jong blank. More than 24.000 persons were in ,uea count is correct uaa Kaythe area covered by Mrs. Ditto and mund Leady, 2137 Marquettt >lu helitvt-s "not more than 30 persons' were missed in the counl. Another c.eneu» worker who : today aissiiried that the Alton her crew of 'JJ enumerators. Other crew leaders for the Alton area were Mrs. Joseph Nolan of Cast Alton. Raymond Leady who had the Milton art-a, and Mrs Wt*ley Eiade of Bethalto. The four had 20 or more enumerators each to cover Alton, Fair- D.. In Stage 1 of the census lie was in charge of the count for all oi Wood Ki\er Township; in Stage 2, his area ot supervision was Wood Kiver Township plus all oi Alton Township. "One reason^! think the count b correct," he stated, "is that convenient lo the (Miblic with a view to making the blanks available there The blank.- would not be to supplement the current census count. Rather they would be- to indicate how many were missed, and how much necessity existed for a second recount o! the city. Kaar explained. Kaar informed the city administration in a' letter several days ago that figures regarding the number ot homes in the urea gave him strong doubu as to the accuracy of the census here. Kennedy May \tuur \«llai. FDR Jr. NKW VOHK (APi - Sen. John h'. Kennedy says if he is elected Adlai E. Building Contract Let By Knights of Columbus Contract.', lor construction the Knights ol Columbus clul) building at 405 E. 4th St. wet« .awarded Thursday night. Total Stevenson ami Franklin D. Roost;-'. general is $58,39a contract was veil Jr to high posts. warded to John C. Wohnlich governmental A , &)n (u[ . Plumbing, heating, Inti-rviewed Thursday night on^- , ' " ciall " s ' "»-^»"" vu . „. . .?? *. "ition work was awarded to City NBl,rVs The Jack Paar.Show," jRefl . ige ,. ation Co KennecK praised the abilities ol both Stevenson and Roosevelt. i • i , • , . i "-' i» vKinaii i.\i Kcmwdy said he expects to win Rivej , for 53,, tor Electrical work was awarded I to Wegman Electric Co., Wood the Democratic presidential worn-! ination, but not on the first ballot. All successlul contractors were low bidders, said Berry TODAY'S CHUCKLE No man goes before his time—unless the boss left early. <® I860, genual *e*tum Cw».) Harris, club manager speaking lor the directors oi Spaldin^ Club Assn., property - owning corporation of the K of C. To furnish the new building, it is estimated, will cost U3,- 000. The new building will be on the site of the structure that was destroyed by fire on Feb. 1. That building was the former home oi the late Judge atvl Mayor A. W. Hope, and to more recent years was the manse ot First Presbyterian Church. Damaged little by the fire uas the addition to the west — a 180,000 building housing a meeting hall and kitchen facilities. In the new building, plans for which were drawn by Leo Turk, will be clubrooms, offkee, a conference room, tuid a recreation room. Work of preparing fee site was started *hte niorniHg by WduHGk Completion ol the ttujdiag te scheduled in 90 dAi*

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