Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 22, 1960 · Page 21
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 21

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, June 22, 1960
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 32, I960 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Nixon Gets Campaign Preview By ARTHUR BDSOft IT. LOUTS ff~ Vice President Richard M. Nixon has wound up • tour-day trip that took him deep Into Texas and far up in the Dakotas. And those who tagged along soon got the feeling that this was a shakedown cruise for the real thing, a practice run for the presidential campaign that la to come. The travel arrangements encouraged this belief. Here was Nixon in his own chartered, two-motored plane. Its' the special executive job, with couches, desks and plenty of working space. Here were a couple of dozen reporters traveling in another plane, landing just ahead of him as is usually done during a campaign. Preparations were so good that at every stop a band was out to greet him. Nixon hates to speak from a text. He thinks it comes be- Hussian Arrested «s Spv in Netherlands THE HAGUE, Netherlands (API — Police have arrested a Russian they claim was engaged IB espionage while registered as; a student at the Hague Institute for Social Studies. Public prosecutor Jan C. Maris said he ordered the arrest of Jan Smirnoff. 32, Monday. Police said! Smirnoff's wife and thefr childl took refuge in the Soviet Embassy. Mrs. Smirnoff la expecting a second child. The Soviet Embassy lodged a protest with the Dutch government, r Burma agreed, in Rangoon, to sell Japan 45.000 tons of rice, but ino\v can't find the rice. tvveen him But when and his he had audience, what he thought were major pronouncements, on agriculture and economic growth, he had his speech carefully written out. That's the way he plans to do it when the campaign really gets rolling. But it wasn't simply the physical arrangements. Nixon still won't say he has the nomination locked up, although he did shyly confess Tuesday that if he were a betting man he might risk a little capital on it. He didn't say where he could find anyone to bet against him. or what the odds would be if he could. But while Democratic hope- •fuls joust with each other Nixon can turn to such items as: 1. His vice presidential running mate. He refuses to give any names, or to comment on any names given him. But he has said he wants a man who is loyal, who is willing to work ITCHING Torture Stopped like Magic Here's blessed relief from tortures of vaginal Itch, rectal itch, chafing, raib and eczema with an amazing new scientific formula called LANA- CANE. This fast-acting, stainless medicated creme kills harmful bacteria terms while it soothes raw, Irritated and Inflamed skin tissue. Checks scratching—so speeds heal- inf. Don't suffer another minute. Get large size LANACANE today & save. with him and who shares his thinking on foreign affairs. "Here." he said, "there must be basic agreement." 2. His keeping well informed on what the administration is up to. Once the nomination is in the bag, Nixon said Tuesday, he | expects to be told of every ma-j jor statement coming on. "Generally," he said "we'll have pretty good coordination." Possibly no politician of our time has been so adept at turning what could be a political disaster into a political asset. The Venezuelan incident is aj good example. Many a politician might consider this riot a damaging blow to his career. But Nixon refers to il in almost every talk. And as he explains how he was spit upon, and how his wife's pretty red dress was covered with spit, he invariably gets sympathetic reaction. This is what Nixon himself calls turning a minus into a plus. Possibly the biggest surprise,! though is in his treatment of! the Democrats. In the old days no one whacked the Democratic party as soundly and as enthusiastically as Nixon. Now. possibly because he covets and needs a lot of Democratic votes if he expects to win in November, he treats them almost tenderly. That's why an Associated Press transmission error in his economic speech Tuesday was especially unfortunate. , Referring to administration critics, Nixon asked: "What sort of society are they proposing?" It came out: "What sort of Soviet are they proposing?" Nixon is doing no such name calling now. At this stage of the game at least, he's harsh mainly on Nikita Khrushchev and the Communists. I'$THI TOTAL SULINfl SPORT OP BOATING CONTINUES TO GROW IN POPULARlTVAS MORE AMERICANS EACH YEAR TAKE TO THE OPEN WATERS TO'(SET A WAV FROM IT A LI/ THE COST OP THIS SPO«T VARIES WITH EACH FAMILY IT ALL ADDS THE TOTAL SELLlNft PICTURE... Staiis Asks No Big Spending WASHINGTON oot't,o *- Mauriw the man who counts the in the nation's budget, pleaded with Congress to lay off big spending programs. President Eisenhower's 1961 budget, said Budget Director Tuesday, is in "acute jeopardy" of becoming unbalanc- AMERICANS ARE CURRENTLY SPENDING APPROXIMATELY $2,100,000,000 A YEAR POR BOATS AND EQUIPMENT o OVER fe2,OOO,000 DAILY MEvVSPAPEffS AR« PURCHASED IN THE US- AND CANADA EVERY DAV. FOR AU« ADVERTISERS... THE TOTAL S6LUN6 If all or most of the measures now pending in Congress are enacted, Stans said, "they will shatter the hopes of millions of taxpayers that in due time there might be rax, reduction and re-. form, while meeting our solemn obligation to reduce the staggering '.'90-billion-dollar public debt." Stans made his plea in a letter to, Rep. John Taber of New York, ranking Republican of the House Ways and Means Commit- ttec. Its release seemed timed for maximum effect as Congress jostled into the final weeks before adjournment. Eisenhower's 80-million-dollar budget for the 1961 fiscal year, which starts July 1, provides a surplus of four billions. But i Stans said that was forecast on ithe basis of holding spending to the President's recommended WALLPAPER MONTICELLO COLOR CENTER Monticello Plaza, Godfrey The Country Kitchen Route 100, P/i Miles West of North Alton. Phone HO 3-0113 CLOSED FOR VACATION as of June 20th WATCH FOR RE-OPENING DATE Candidates Charge: 'CanWiii* By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (fl — Supporters of the two leading prospects hacked away at each other today with can't-win charges in the final pre- convention phase of the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination. It's the type of political infighting that is more effective in campaign workers' private contacts and meetings of small groups than in the speeches and statements intended for public consumption. Backers of Sen. John F. Kennedy (D-Mass.) were contending that Senate Democratic Leader Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas couldn't win in November even if he should get the nomination— which they say they are confident he won't. » The Kennedy people find it is sufficient from their standpoint to inquire if interested Democrats believe the Texas senator can carry New York, California and • other large states. Their implication is that he can't. Johnson's associates take the same line, with variations. Their first question when they arrive in any state is: "Can Kennedy carry your state?" They don't bring up the subject of Kennedy's Roman Catholic religion, but the implication is therr. The Johnson men —and the Senate leader himself for that matter— also are peddling the political line that Kennedy, a youthful appearing 43, hasn't the experience and maturity to handle Soviet Premier Nikita SOUP SUPPERS Methodist p° stai rates and Enrollment Rise Is Small h Worrying Edd Byrnes B> CVlHtntA LOWRY AP TV-Radio Writer < NEW YORK (AP>-Edd Byrnes, the tall good-looking young actor who shot to TV stardom last year playing a hip apprentice private eye In "7? Sunset Strip" is already concerned about an occupational disease called over-exposure. This season Edd and his em* ployers, Warner Brothers, became involved In a salary dispute which resulted in Edd's voluntary disappearance from mn weekly ABC show for five months. The difficulty has been, as Edd blandly puts it, "adjusted" and he recently returned to his role of "Kookie" the beat-t a 1 k i n g, hair-combing parking lot jockey. "1 don't think the walk-out did me a bit of harm," said Edd. "It had the advantage of taking me off the screen for a time—gave people a rest from seeing me every week. After all this time, it maj' be a good thing." Byrnes, who looks younger than his 26 years, bears no resemblance to the flip teen-ager he portrays. HP takes his career — particularly Ills acting — with utmost seriousness. "I like playing in the series," he said, "but when you get to a certain point in your career you have to have a blueprint for your future. And I would like to be a Missouri GOP Heads Are Split By ALLAN MKrtRfTT ST. LOUIS 9 - Missouri Republican leaders were snapping at one another again even dor* ing Vice President Richard Nixon's trip to St. Loute. At a reception Tuesday night, John J. Schreoder. St. Louts City Republican chairman, complained that Nixon had "shunted aside" the Republican organization, in the city and St. Louis County. Missouri's only GOP congressman. Rep. Thomas B. Ctirtls, stood with thp vice president and Mrs. Nixon in a receiving linn as Nixon shook hands with a block-long procession Of people. Schroeder, a backer of Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller of New York for the GOP presidential nomination, said Curtis had taken over Nixon's St. Louis visit and he referred "Boss Tom." He claimed he to Curtis as: and John J. Nangle, St. Louis County Republican chairman, were denied their request for one-half hour of the vice president's time so Republican committee members could see him. The city and county Republican committees had been ii4iui \- • *~BII\.I * iv \SVAI u tinv iv *.r\. e» i . » »i 1 •** motion picture actor - I am for lhc ^noumxd sponsors of the L, Specs Get* Freedom fit Massachusetts BOSTON P — Joseph Jf. (Specs) O'Keefe, 51, who helped mastermind the J1,219.000 Brink's ronbery, was declared a free man in Superior Court today — so far as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is concerned. The dapper convict who has spent nine of the last 10 years In Jail was given two concurrent terms of three to four years In jail for his role on the nation's biggest cash robbery. HoweV' er, Judge Felix Forte found O'Keefe already had served more Ime than that and directed nisi discharge. Dist. Atty. Oarrett H. Byme told Judge Forte — who pfesid- ed at the Brink's trial — it was his belief O'Keefe should not serve* one more day in prison. Federal, state and local enforcers freely admit Brink's robbery Jnn. 17, 1930 might not have been solved without O'Keefe's help. It was on the testimony of the Boston hoodlum that eight men were sentenced to lifr for the robbery. O'Keefe said 11 men took an active part in the fabulous haul. ' Two died before the started in 1956. Still outstanding against Keefe Is a Pennsylvania firearms. He was ^^JlLi^A 'OTKf; ST Attl TOMOMOW BIG JHATUM VARflff PACKAOB law the levels and enactment of higher mal . Tha f s whcl . c you got ^jopen house at which the public released from lhat sta(e to JOLIET. 111. (,P-The Rev. Dr. Birger Dahl of Wilmette told the Rock River Conference Tuesday that Methodist membership increased only 1.3 per cent in the past year and he called for "greater acceleration in evangelism." Dr. Dahl. a Chicago-area district superintendent, noted the Rock River membership increased by 1,999 to 181,175 since 1959 but that this was an increase of only 1.3 per cent, compared with a 1.7 per cent rise in the nation's population. Commenting on the conference campaign to raise $1,500,000 for higher education during a three- year period, Dr. Dahl reported that $298.000 had been received at the end of the first year. He said total conference financial contributions amounted to $11.700.000 of which $766,000 was benevolences. In addition, he said, the conference spent more than 10 million dollars for buildings and improvements during the last four years. The Rock River Conference cm- braces Methodists of northern Illinois. There are two other such conferences in the state, in central Illinois and in southern Illinois. The higher postal rates have been buried by a House committee in this election year. Congress raised the gasoline tax one cent last year, but has done nothing request to meet Eisenhower's for another half cent this year. Stans singled out as budget- busting items the lack pf postal rate increases, the proposed pay increase for federal workers, extra defense and welfare legisla- have fine direction and the time to work properly. was invited. Some 2,000 persons showed up. Also, in motion pictures you can I Retorted Curtis: play a variety of roles." j "That's the old Stassen crowd 'trying to cause trouble. I wish What is there about television's! they would get aboard and start top honors — the Emmies—which j working for the good of the Re- fy as a state witness Brink's make the annual awards show i publican Party. There's less exciting than the motion pic- i for all." ture Oscar program? There wasi Paul Johnson has been named to serve as an acting bailiff. Mrs. Johnson's father, the late Al Me- Donald, WHS clerk of Alton court room | a number of years ago, I Telegraph Want Ads "Click"."' TEN! BEDROOMS • ClffilMSCOK M KlMCfttt —• Telegraph Want Ads ."CLICK" none of the pre-show excitement! about who would win the TV per- i forming awards. And some of the j winners were curious choices. For! „, . , * '"'a* City BOTH THEATRES tion, and House approval of tax I instance, Jane Wyatt has beeni deductions to self-employed persons for pension savings. The Senate, perhaps to forestall just such attacks as Stans', this week voted to increase federal tax revenue rather than cut it. It extended corporation and excise taxes and voted to add another 650 million dollars by tightening restrictions in tax laws. However, the fate of these amendments was dubious as the bill headed to a Senate-H o u s e conference committee. House Takes Vp Health AidProgram playing in "Father Knows Best" for six years—and won her first Emmy after the show was discon-i tinued. But Fred Astaire's special! last year picked up nine separate Emmies—while his second, produced with almost the same cast and crew, received not a single; With Judge I. H. Streeper presiding, trial continued today, before a City Court Jury, of the suit on a contract filed by Ray Castlebcrry of Wood River against Elcion Miller, inc., of Iowa City, la., a motor A WH * carrier, mid-tit- statuette. Bitten Dogs SIMILAR THEMES, NAMES NEW YORK & — Two plays with similar titles, both having to do with the Nazi capture of Warsaw in World War II, are being readied for Broadway premieres in the fall. One is "The Wall." a dramatization by Millard Lampel of John Hersey's novel about Hil- Jer's mass extermination of Pol- Khrushchev and other pressing j s h Jews. Later David Selznick world problems. While politicians think this is an effective gambit, many of them believe that it may be too late in the day to head the Massachusetts senator off from the nomination. Kennedy's delegate strength has particularly impressed some of the supporters of Sen. Stuart Symington (D-Mo). Their confidence seems to have dwindled that there will be a convention Swill produce it as a movie, generally The secO nd is "Behind the Wall." a play by Alfred Marder who uses the pen name of Kenneth Green. The cast consists of one boy and four girls, ages from 8 to 14. Harry S. Truman on their side. They think Eleanor Roosevelt, who supports Adlai E. Stevenson, couldn't have been more correct - despite Truman's de- stalemate wHteh might permit nial-when she said that Truthe man from Missouri to surge forward as a compromise con- didate. man really favors Johnson and not Symington. Truman reiterated in New By EDMOND LE BRETON WASHINGTON (AP) — Thejw. ternoon, Tuesday, and presentation of evidence was begun. I Tried Monday was a suit of | Alton Finance & Thrift Co. j against Foirest and Virginia JBailey in which the trial jury : found in favor of the plaintiff, Two reports of children being ; awarding the finance firm $500. bitten by dogs were investigat-l Because of illness, Mrs. Vered late Tuesday afternoon by na H awk, women's baliff, has police, and owners notified to bepn umib | P lo be present at the keep the respective dogs confin-| ( . UITf , nt trial period and Mrs. ed under the dog code provisions. Mrs. G. McClintock of 339 Dry St. infoi-rned police her son, I Francis, 6, had been bitten on ithe cheek and a doctor consulted on treating the wound. Charles House takes up today a state- Barnett of 913 Wallace St., reported his son, Kim, 7, had Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK" I Vour Favorite Family Drive-In I STARLIGHT Johnson's men write Syming-l^ork Tuesday that "Stuart Sy- ton off as no serious threat, jmington is my candidate and They appear serenely confident that within a short time alter the only man I'm interested m now.' cover perhaps I'/i million persons. Benefits might actually go to from 1500.000 to one million in a given year. In coverage, as in many other ways, the proposal differs radically both from a social security- financed proposal backed by labor unions and many Democrats, land from the plan sponsored by the Eisenhower administration. Each of these would cover an estimated 10 to 12 million persons. Under the proposal before the House, each state could set up a the convention gets under way! But despite Truman's insist-jnew category under its public] they will have former president i eni ' e tna1 ne never deserts a welfare program. It would include | COZY CORNER CAFE 124 W««d Rlvtr Avt. WOOD RIVIR Ck 4.7210 F " TURWO SPECIAL TONITE, THURS., FRI., BUY ONE - . MALT • SHAKI . MJNDM • SODA SAT. ONE FOR 1 C MALT OR SNAKE WITH Ste MISMIONUTf MAMHftf TWICI DAILYI JUMMfUMM , . . . . . Jli w v ivvm AU««J | candidate, Johnson supporters like to emphasize his use of the word "now" and argue that if Symington falls by the wayside, Truman uon't be long in joining their cause. Truman's chief value is that the party pros like him and might listen to him if a touch- older persons not destitute of means for ordinary living but unable to pay heavy medical bills. Each state would decide how much to provide in benefits for such persons, up to maximum* including 120 days hospitalization, unlimited doctors' services, $200 worth of dings and $200 worth of] z mm M* COUMI AW. t tutu, UNO* • Box Office Oaens at 7:M federal program of health aid for been bitten on his right leg. a limited group of needy andj near-needy older persons. Indications were the measure will be passed today and sent to the Senate, where proponents of a much broader health benefit program for the aged hope to revamp the measure to fit their own ideas. No such broadening can be attempted in the House. It is taking up the bill under procedures which allow four hours of debate, no amendments, and a take-it-or- leave-it vote. The minimum health measure on which the Ways and Means Committee agreed after eight weeks of disputes is estimated to Tonite Thru Sat. 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