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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 2

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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, JULY t f 1980 Civil Rights Supporters Propose Plank for Demos By OVttJ A. MARTOt LOS ANGELES (AP) - Advo- j cates of a bolder federal approach to civil rights proposed today a jplnnk certain to draw bitter opposition of Southerners on the Democratic convention platform committee. Thirty related organizations— j banded together as the. Leader-! ship Conference on Civil Right?— | joiner! hands to lay the explosive; issue before the party platform drafters. Only$3,200 FireDamage Here in June Only S3.200 damage to build' ings, autos. and their contents The planl< called for strong ac-|was caused by fire, said Fire CONT1NVED PLEASANT tion by the federal government to ] guarantee equality to all Americans in voting, education, employ- Chief James Lewis In his Junel report to City Manager Graham Watt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected tonight tn the Carolina* and Georgia. Some scattered thundershowers also are forecast for California Delegation Will Not Be Stampeded the northwest Plains states. It will continue cool in the northeast. Some warming will take place in the northern Plains. (AP Wirephoto Map) ! WeatherForecast 'ment, housing and other areas, i The buildings, autos. and their ! Two Southern senator members contents were valued at $135,- lof the committee—Sam .1. Ervin nOO and insured at $112.000. Jr. of North Carolina and Spes- Isard L. Holland nf Florida—de! dared their intention to battle federal activity ., . .... _ . A Alton and vicinity: Fair and The fire companies responded! to 46 calls during the month with 15 of the calls being forj investigations of wires reported! in this field. 'down. The wires that were downj , .The recent outcropping of sit-in | W ere due to the heavy storm! ROME POLICE HOSE RIOTERS Rioting broke out prior to start of a scheduled rally by Communist led former partisans. (AP Wirephoto via radio from Rome ) Police jeep parks behind truck whose water hoses are trained on demonstrators during police action to break rioting near lite Gate of St. Paul in historic southern section of Rome. on an vicny: a !strlheB a , , unch mttAm vvng in.i damnRr the Alton area suffer- continued pleasant weather to- , ^^ jnfn , hp (inmmiltpo nro . into the committee pro- By JACK BELL LOS ANGELES (API —Supporters ol Sen. John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts apparently failed today in an attempt to corral California's vital 81 votes on the first Democratic presidential ballot. Gov. Edmund G. Brown reportedly still was holding out against what was described as terrific pressure exerted by the Kennedy forces. They have been trying to persuade Brown to gh-e up his favorite son status in favor of Kennedy on the first countdown of the convention opening Monday. today and Friday in the low 80s. and by i Low tonight in the low 60s. Light (has come out publicly for thej dav am ^L.^iceedings by the civil rights group during half of June. , as , wegk and a Massachusetts senator. He esti-, mated that Kennedy will get 45 or 46 of Michigan's 51 votes on the| initial tally. ! On the other hand, backers of Gov. Robert B. Meyner of New Jersey went to the trouble of opening campaign headquarters for their favorite son candidate. Meyner Adamant The Massachusetts senator has been looking with covetous eyes: toward New Jersey's 41 votes. \ But intrastate rivalries among | e party members were credited with making Meyner adamant Negro lawyer, Other causes of alarms were: j the Rev. Martin Luther King. | n ine auto fires: four buildings! The leadership conference de- Payments on Levee Top 25 Per Cent More than 25 per cent or $210,598. of $804,000 Wood River Drainage & Levee District raise assessment due Sept. 1 already has been paid in full or promised to be paid in full by the due toward announcing for Kennedy: "Aside from the maneuvering for date, Harold G. Talley, attorney One top Kennedy strategist de-i'"*' Kennedy will have to do his scribed the governor as leaning shopping elsewhere. on one day and reluctant on the j the nomination, party leaders next. This strategist concluded, i striving for a semblance of har- wtth a measure of resignation, mony obviously were irked by the that Brown probably will with- announced intention of 30 civil hold the state's votes from the j rights-supporting organizations to Massachusetts senator on the ini-j present to the platform drafting | committee a proposal for a strong plank on this issue. Two embattled platform drafters, Sens. Sam J. Ervin Jr. (D- NC) and Spessard L. Holland (D- tisl ballot. Major Blow This could be a major blow to Kennedy's hopes of steamrolling what promises to be a rip-roaring meeting of Democrats who sharpen then- knives for the Republicans by practicing on their fellow party members. William A. MunneU, Los Angeles attorney who is chairman of tite California State Central Committee, told a reporter he has been in close touch with the governor and: "I mink he'll take his first ballot vote." Asked about published reports that Brown already had passed the word mat he would release the California delegation prior to the start of the convention, Munnel said: "No, I haven't heard that." AB an indication that Brown finds something less than harmony within his spreadeagled delegation, Lt Gov. Glenn M. Anderson announced his support of Adlaij E. Stevenson. Will Be Released It was regarded as significant, however, that Anderson said he was making his announcement because "it is apparent that the California delegation will be released from its favorite son commitment! at a very early stage of the convention." It was no secret that the hopes of those opposing Kennedy for the nomination rested precariously on the belief that Brown and Gov. David L. Lawrence of Pennsylvania would hold out against a for the district, told the Telegraph today. On May 27 the Madison County Court had entered an order setting July 1 as the date on which the "additional assessment" was due. Subsequent to that, Talley had notified property owners of the district regarding the July 1 delinquency date on first install- Fla), said that from their view-jments and suggested they could point they look tor the worst. Rev. Martin Luther King, South- save the district interest expense by paying in full at the ern Negro leader, called upon the! time. committee to endorse sit-ins ati Then on June 24 County Judge Dixie lunch counters as "a great, j Michael M. Kinney amended peaceful movement" to attain (the order and changed the due racial equality. jdate to Sept. 1. j dared these strikes—which it said have been engaged in by Negroes and whites alike—have given the nation a sharp reminder that the pace toward equality has been too slow. Efforts were being made behind the scenes to head off a battle within the committee—and possibly the convention itself—over the issue / that has plagued recent Democratic conventions. Carl Rice, veteran Kansas Democratic leader and platform committee member, suggested that the party's 1956 civil rights plank be dusted off and revised in the ight of recent developments. He said it should carry a promise that a new Democratic president would provide more positive lead- •rship in this field than he said has been shown by President Eisenhower. The 1956 plank pledged the party ;o continuation of efforts to eradicate racial discrimination in all sections of the country, but re- ected proposals for use of federal 'orce to bring this about. Rep. Chester Bowles of Connecticut, platform chairman, said he probably would undertake drafting of a plank designed to placate both sides, insofar as that s possible. He has indicated, lowever, anything he writes ivould be more sweeping proposal than the 1956 plank. up f the Italian Red-Led Riots Threatening Civil War ewer walkout from the convention. Leaders have been striving desperately to prevent any such occurrence. Any such endorsement would be Meanwhile, Talley already had likely to generate a Southern received some payments in full. along with other commitments to pay, he said. The actual payments — all representing all installments for the property owners making them — came from nine industries arid j totaled $23,159. i After Judge Kinney's amend- l ing order, Talley notified the I early payers of the change to Sept. 1; offered to return their Child, 2 Adults Bitten by Dogs n -m, wj isepi. i; onereu u rOllCe KepOrt (checks on recjuest. More dog bite incidents were [reported to Alton police depart- jment Wednesday. Mrs. Aldena Edwards of 906-a W. 9th St.. filed a complaint after her daughter, Birdie, 9, was bitten on the ankle while at parade of their delegates to Kennedy on what could be the all-important first roll call. Although backers of Senate The child's wound was treat!ed at. St. Joseph's Hospital. Police investigation was made, but the effort to trace the offending dog was fruitless. So many small dogs of the description given by the child were found on W. Ninth hilJ, the report explains, that it was impossible to learn which one was the dog concerned. David Harris of 823 State St., Wood River, informed police he had been bitten on the left leg when he paused to talk to a man who was ing, grease fire, first aid call, TV set on fire, soldering iron caught on fire, trash fire, and one fire of undetermined origin. Violence In Congo Spreading LEOPOLDVILLE, Congo (A?) —Violence spread in this newly born African nation today despite appeals from its leaders for unity. The latesf outbreak was at Stanleyville, where inmates of the local jail smashed down the doors and ran through the city shouting "freedom, independence." Police and military forces were called out to maintain order in the city, just below scenic Stanley Falls 775 miles northeast of the capital. The new outbreak came as Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba and President Joseph Kasa- So far in the committee's open |V1 , bu sought to straighten out dif- hearing on the platform, empha-j ficu i ties at Thysville, where mu- struck by lighning; three over-! turned street flares; two public j service calls;, two stove fires; two false alarms; and one callj B > EWENE i^viN for each of the following: van-i ROME (AP) — Italy's rioting dalism, brush fire, burning wir-| leftist leadership today threat- Lust Mouth Than luJune of 1959 ened to plunge the nation into civil war. i The threat came as police in this ancient capital braced for more Communist vs. Fascist trou- jble after a wild night of rioting ! in the streets and fistfights in i Parliament, i In the worst week of disorders alion of Labor. Non-Communist | unions labeled the strikes politi-i Old Dor stork stopped flapping and flopped in June — statistically speaking, that Is. The Alton city clerk's records cal and refused to join them. Rome looked like an armed i camp. Police headquarters banned all show there- were 1*19 births last public meetings .Sn Rome Province j month. This is a sad comparison in an attempt to forestall rallies i with tin 1 1X6 during June of last planned today by the Fascists in i.year. Romp and the Communists in the i perhaps discouraged by the port dty of Civitavecchia north' lowpr-thnn-expectpd census rweal- of the capital. i since early postwar days, nearly! j 500 leftist demonstrators j been injured in fighting have Aboui 200 persons wore pnt street fighting | day night that turned a section *j n „ . „ , |of the city into a battlefield and;;,, i Genoa down to Sicily. More thani^,, ()f j ( . js , 200 police have been hurt—135 of ,„ .. ' er) in the Alton area. Doc Stork 2Countians' Car Permits AreRevbked The office of Secretary of State Charles F. Carpentier announced at Springfield today that two Madison County refHdents received license revocations and one received a license suspension for driving while intoxicated. The two who received revocations are Willie Brown, 701 Webster St., Madison, and Kenneth W. Seoggins, 1114 Henry St., Alton. Brown was convicted of DWI in the court of Justice of the Peace Louis Kismer, Madison. Scogglns was convicted of DWI in the court of Justice of the Peace Homer Stokes, Mounds. Joseph J. Slctor, 1015 Alco Dr., j rolllnsville, received a suspension of his license for DWI. He was convicted in the court of JllRtir-p of the Peace S. Rice. Sparta. 18 From Madl.ion County Eighteen Madison County residents received suspensions for three moving traffic violations. The persons, addresses, and suspension terms are as follows: Wayne L. Johnson, three months; James E. McMahan, three months, Larry C. Gaeller, indefinite: Arley H. Hoffman, Indefinite; Charles A. Intram, Indefinite; and Ivor W. Roberts, two months; all of Granite City; Donald J. Conover, two months; and Bumell G. Mollet, indefinite; both of Hhitfland; Daniel L. Ervin Livingston, indefinite; Merlyn L. Kuhn, Collinsville, two months; Edward J. Lohr, Dor- Wednesday he said he had received no requests for return o1 the payments. One industry, he said, which had made a $2,490 payment in full, wrote him it approved his keeping of the amoun but suggested payment to the industry of the $500 "borrow 1 (dirt for filling) fee previously! negotiated. Meanwhile, he said, residential property owners have turned in $15,164 at the Levee District office in Wood River,, representing full payment of all installments on their assessments. Industrial firms making payment in lull said Talley, are Cities Service Oil Co., $607; CB&Q Railroad, $3,000; Stauffer Chemical Co. $659; Union Tank Car Co., $3,354; Great Lakes Carbon Corp., $3,228; Union Elec- •;is has been on domestic issues such as medical care for the aged, aid to education, domestic employment and economic growth and aid to agriculture. Nevertheless the foreign policy issue — described by Bowles as the most important one facing voters this year—was brought to the fore Wednesday by Americans for Democratic Action. Prof. Samuel H. Beer of Harvard University, national chairman of this group, called for a foreign policy that would give this country what he called a "relent- tinous Negro soldiers have held their white Belgian officers captive since Tuesday night. The situation at Thysville, 75 miles southwest of Leopoldville, was described as quiet. But there was no word on what would be done to satisfy demands of the soldiers, who want the white officers replaced by Congolese. less diplomatic initiative" in a drive to stabilize peace. He said a policy limited largely to deterrence of military action by communism was not enough. sey indefinite: ! David W. Pass, Edwardsville, of 19fiO total 1 o-ftj indefinite: Bobby L- Thompson, ,i.v .iork's records l 00 "^ "»!"• tw ° months: Roblert D. Williams, \Vood River, three months; Frederie L. Allen, Godfrey, two months; John A. Salmon, three months; and James D. Watts, two months; with 1,0691 | for Ih- comparable period last yi'ar. Of course. 1959 was a record them in Rome Wednesday night. jhas had jn years ^ ^^ anfj | Son. Emilio Lussu, a pro-Corn-1150 demonstrators were injured. munist Socialist leader, told aljviore than 50. including two left- tumultuous Senate session that if j st members of Parliament, wpro)^ 1 .' for blrths - wlth a total of jboth of Madison; and Jimmie D. jWeger, Bethalto, two months. Jerry L. Fox, Granite City, who had received a suspension of his license previously, received a probationary permit to drive. Premier Christian Fernando Democrat Tambroni's government hospitalized. The street battle setj 2,344. does not resign it will turn into 'a government of civil war." But Gaspare Pignatelli, a Christian Democrat, replying to Communist charges of police brutality, shouted defiantly: "Clubs are not enough. Tanks are needed." A wave of general strikes called by leftists began to hit every ma- i Giuseppe Spataro that the Com jor city in Italy. Rome was under a general strike from 1 p. m. until mid- off fistfights in the Chamber of! On the other end of the records. Deputies. The rioting produced another turbulent Parliamentary session today in the Senate as Socialists and Communists howled protests against police intervention in the; Red-led demonstrations. I deaths for the fir's! six months total 348 in Altyn. as compared with 317 through June last year. Deaths last month totaled 52, one! more than in June of 1959. I ea-iea aemonsiranons. <ji - i . r »i i Charges by Interior Minister Sll f- r|lt Earthquake luiuseppe Spataro that the Com- i . t j munist party had planned andi J ars Jamaica provoked the disorders brought aj KJNG STON, Jamaica Panfish, Muskies in Wisconsin Biting rising, angry clamor from the night, called by the Chamber of!leftist senators. Labor protesting police action] -••- - --• against the rioters. ' The word Mormon is a combi- Half a dozen other major cities j nation of the English word were similarly affected. More "more" and the Egyptian word strikes were called in others by the Red-controlled Italian Feder- "mon." which means "good"— thus, "more good." ! MADISON, Wis. (AP) —Panfish and muskies continue to bite in CAPt—A'Wisconsin but the mid-season slight earthquake jarred this is-(slack period for other species i.s land just before 3 a.m. today. No j beginning to show, me State Con- casualties or damage were J servation Department reported to- reported. i day. Susan B. Anthony, pioneer lead-: There are approximately 73 er for women's lights, was the million motor vehicles in the second of eight children. ; United States. HONKE PHARMACY '- Open doily 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Free parking Saturday and Sunday on tric Co., crass He hadi $3 ' 251; Mafcs.. nt »»",_ ,. $3,670; Ohio Oil Co., Oil & Refining and Democratic Leader Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas were fighting against any such slide, the word from them was that they would not seek any rules change whichjsone ••» - —••- •-— '"'Co would prevent switches of''state (have the wound treated. Police • ,;' inrtudliM? Illi support at the end of the initial located the do« and learned it w ™ ly "*"' , includl .'* , DJj " support tne ena « we imau ^ ^.^ s Po , h h totlil as . v«i ni^Bd a«*ord with the city ordinance, i 868 ™* 0 ' M.3M. have com- XM imcuMea ' imitted themselves to making John B. Connally, executive di- ...... ^ ,u' r- , 'payment in full by Sept. 1, Tal- MCtor of the Johnson Citizens 'earned that Mrs. Esther Emert.jf * ,. Committee, said this matter | 55 ;/ " I '! ls '? 0fO road : E ,? W fS' He has notified all these of the hadn't even been disemaed when Y llle ' . had .. bee ^ r e . ceived al S1 : change from July 1 to the Sept. Gov. LeRoy Collins of Florida, Jhe Joseph's Hospital for treatment convention'!, permanent chairman, bv a Physician after Incurring a to him. Collins is inclined to let states *" Uegi * be d ° 8 bite wound on her 1 delinquency deadline on the initial payment. « , Mute Girl has indicated he will bend over! backward to prevent this from be- 1 p rowlls j n p om l coming a bandwagon movement! for any particular candidate. Just Short of Goal of 100 Yearn ! MIAMI. Fla. (AP) — A Miami EARLTON. N.Y. (AP) —Pat- woman svho wanted to live to be Nevertheless. Gov. G Meiineni ricia Conrad, 9. — deaf and mule 100 died Wednesday, eight months Williams of Michigan, arriving for j—wandered only a short distance i short of her soul. She was Louise the convention, predicted it will j from her home Wednesday andjOsinan, a native of Berlin, Gerbe Kennedy on the first ballot. |wat> drowned in a pond eight foetjniany, and former Cleveland resi- Ooce a favorite son, Williams' deep. dent. 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