Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 14, 1960 · Page 19
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 19

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, July 14, 1960
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PAOfc TWENtY ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, JULY 14, i960 Many States Swept by Kenned vTicle » Editor* *»»r — The following •eml-lnterpretativp report of Sen. itilfm f. Kennedy's final rlrivp to ttor ftteniocratio prpsidpiilial nomination is b\ \Vhitnpy Shoemaker of AP's \\ Hshinirton staff, who was esxignrd throughout the convention to help cover activities In the Kennedy camp. By WHITVKV SHOEMAKER LOS ANGELES (AP)—State by State. thry were swept up by the Kennedy tide. Did they jump in? Were they coaxed? Pushed? Many leaped to Sen. John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts, the Democratic nominee for president. Me won them over. He was energetic. He gave the appear ance of a brave, young man, will ing to take on all comers in primary elections. He spoke readily, if not eloquently, on any subject. He had looks, the appeal of a handsome leading man to girls, of an engaging lad to mothers. He had experience, six years in the House, eight in the Senate. He was a war liero. He wrote books, received a Pulitzer prize. Most of all. he drew votes. He Won seven primaries. Organization Many were cajoled by a skillfully devised and deployed organl- ^tion. They had to be persuaded. Kennedy is a Roman Catholic. He is only -13—too young, some of his detractors said. Among their other belittlings, they said he hadn't entered all the primaries. I'c shifted position over the years on major issues. He was too rich. He was the son of Joseph P. Kennedy, once called an isolationist and an appeaser. Some delegates had to be shoved by that same relentless Kennedy organization. The candidate liimseli could not convince them, not until pressed to stay in line or shown mat the Kennedy parade was passing them by. Jack Kennedy arrived in Los Angeles last Saturday the obvious front-runner. He had campaigned. Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas had stayed in Washington most of the year, running the Senate. Sen. Stuart Symington had divided his time between seeking votes and voting new laws. Adlai E. Stevenson had waited for others to beat his drums. Over 600 With four days to go, Kennedy claimed over 600 of the necessary 761 convention votes. Gold figures, obtained independently, credited him with 546, Johnson with 233. That was on Saturday. On Sunday, Mayor Richard Daley of Chicago unwrapped his package for Kennedy, 59^ of 69 Illinois votes. Gov. Edmund G. Brown of 81-vote California declared for Kennedy. So did Govs. Herschel C. Loveless of Iowa and George Docking of Kansas. At nightfall Kennedy had 620y 2 , Johnson 273. On Monday, Gov. David L. Lawrence steered 64 — the number would increase—of Pennsylvania's 81 votes to Kennedy. New York, with 114 altogether, started adding to the 91% it brought to town for Kennedy. Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey of Minnesota turned loose his 63 J ,a votes, not to Kennedy but to a stream into which Kennedy dipped his net. At .this point, Kennedy had 688^, Johnson 304^. Puce Slowed On Tuesday' the pace slowed. Rivals said it had stopped. California delivered only 30*3 to Kennedy, Si's to Stevenson. Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota and New Jersey, among others, didn't come across as expected. Still the total rose: Kennedy 743, Johnson 335. On Wednesday, In the morning, Kennedy had slipped to 74Hi because a few minds changed in Nebraska's delegation. Humphrey declared for Stevenson. But by the time the convention opened a few hours later, Kennedy was assured the magic 761 votes he needed, and he got them Wednesday night. Alton's Share of M FT For June ife $20,380 Alton's share of the June motor fuel tax paid into the state treasury is $20,380. Director 1C. H. Jenison of he Illinois Department of Finance announced to day. Wood River's share its $5.' 479. tllittoi* G«t?e fift&fottoto I? I mediately began a big push be- Ihind Sen. Stuart Symington for the vice presidential spot. The small band of Illinois dele- By add "more strength to the Illinois ticket than anyone that could be put up." Powell said he felt the conven- LOs"ANGELEs"fAP»"-"liilnota Alissouri Renator ' gates who stuck with Symington '< tfon demonstration for Adlai E. said Daley told them he will do 'Stevenson "by a wild bunch of everything in his power to gain j kids" did more to sew up the first the running mate position for the i ballot verdict for Kennedy than I anything else. Democrats delivered 61 1 n votes Illinois House Speaker Paul "It offended the delegates." de- todoy in an important contributioniP"«ell. n Symington backer all dared Powell. "All the noise was to Ihc nomination of Sen. John F. ,nlong. (old newsmen a Kennedy-] com ing from the gallery but there Kennedy for thr party's preRiden-X vm ' lu -'' on combination w o u I d ; weren't many Stevenson votes on tial nomination. ' jniean a Winning ticket in the state, j the floor." Mayor Richard ,J. Dak-.v of Chi-' Of the stale's 69 votes. Syming-i During me Stevenson demon- cusro. who plnvcd ;i major role in i ton received u'i and Adlai E. Ste-jstration. Harold Pogue of Decatur Kennedj's virtorv. \vus jubilant jvenson '2. varying only slightly i presented a lonely figure as he about the outcome und predicted | from Sunday's' caucus tabulation, j marched with the Illinois placard. it would mean a Democratic tri- Powell said no political scars He and Charles H. Kelly of Mon- umph in November. After Kennedy's nomination was assured, the Illinois delegation im- had been left in the Illinois dele- ticello comprised Stevenson's total dential nominating tally came from former U. S. Sen. Scott Lucas, Howafd S. Beeney of Pcoria, Hugh A. Campbell of Springfield, Harold A. Thompson of Fulton, V. •Y. Dallman of Springfield, and ! Powell. Dallman. as a delegate-at-large. ,h;id ;i half-vote while the others had full votes. In the final count. Kennedy picked up two votes from the official caucus held Sunda. . The dele| gat ion took a canvass on the floor iiicforr nominating vote began, bringing B. Jay Knight of Rockford and Conrad J. Wirth into Kennedy's camp. Knight previously cast his caucus vote for Symington and Wirth had been uncommitted. pation and that if Symington is strength in the state's delegation. tabbed for vice president, it would j Symington's votes on the presi-' Read Telegraph Want Ads Daily W.O.Hays, W,E.Huffon Plan Board Appointment 1o the City Plan Commission of \V. FJ. Huff of 1903 Washington Avc.. and William O. Hays of 942 Tremonl St.. was announced to City Council by Mayor P. \V. Dtiy. Monday night. Huff is an insurance man. Hays is an officer of the District Council of Carpenters. The appointments, under usual procedure, were referred to committee pending confirmation. Mayor Day explained that the Huff appointment provides a successor of M. Ryrie Mtlnor, president of First National Bank A Trust Co. On expiration of hi« term, last May. Day said. Milnor declined reappointment because of the press of other business. However, he has continued ! as an active member of the (board until n successor uns .appointed. ! On motion of Counuilnien [Clyde Wiseman and Jerome i iSpringman, it svas directed that 'a letter be sent Mir. Milnor ex- ipressing warm appreciation -;>fj the Council for the services he has given as a commissioner. About 90 per cent of the land in lowu is subject to cultivation. COMPLETE OPTICAL SERVICE Gourde Bernard Slww said: "J dread suct-eKs." And he {jointed to the mule spider "who it killed b> Uie female the moment after he lias succeeded in his courtship." JULY ONLY DRY CLEANING SPECIAL BLANKETS 99 nig PICK-UP AND DELIVERY HOMI77 FRANKLIN BUNION 300 EAST BROADWAY - ALTON DR, A, 0. SCHWARTZ (OPTOMRTRmi 1104 Milton Rood (Acros* from Fir* *tfltion> Phono HO S.2221 Friday t a.m. 10 • P.m Hour*: Dally t a.m. «o S:M P.m. Wednesday • a.m. to » 5wL.. 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