Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 15, 1960 · Page 7
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July 15, 1960

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 7

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FRIDAY, JULY 15, I960 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE SEVEN Four Factors Stand Out 4 In Appeal of Kennedy By SAMMBt MJBBLL .counsel to fh« Senate committee What lies behind the surge of public popularity whdh ha* won fhe Democratic nomination for Sen. John F. Kennedy? tn recent months this reporter has talked with hundreds of Kennedy supporters across the country, including four states investigating labor racketeering. Many people openly confuse the two brothers. Magazine articles and the book, "The Enemy Within," written by Robert Kennedy, are often credited to brother John. Some voters confess. "I where he won the primaries, jcan't tell you which Kennedy I From these interviews four fac-1 really like." Others talk as if they tors stand out as the key Ingredients in the Kennedy appeal. They are his youfhfulness, the fact that he is a Catholic, the organization drive made possible are voting for the whole Kennedy family Still others credit what they like about Robert to brother John, feeling. "They're brothers, so they must share the same would be some reference to lab-' CARNIVAL or racketeering. ' As a silo salesman in Wlscon-i sin put It, ' 'Kennedy showed hei was a man of courage and In-j dependence when he stood up to' those labor bosses." Other typical replies ran, "I like Kennedy because Moffa is, against him," or "Kennedy is not! afraid to take a stand, especially j on the union Issue." Sometimes the statement "He's shown .he has a mind of his own," was volunteered as a defense against the argument that Kennedy "would be under the dictation of the church. The Kennedy Imagp has been; strengthened by his youth fulness.; True, many people feel "Ken-i nedy is not old enough," and; By Dick Turner by the Kennedy family wealth |philosophy." and — perhaps the most Import- ~ Hiit single element — the labor record of his brother, Robert, as WESTER* STORES 804-00 E. Broadway this may provp a serious liability | in th*» campaign. But among 1 | the Democratic voters who This confusion has been parti- wanted Kennedy to get the nom-! cuUirly imnnrant because Rob- j (nation. his age meant "He's a ert's work on the labor racke-i go-getter" or "He has drive leering committee has been perhaps the main factor in building of John Kennedy i go-getter" and will get things done." The contrast with President' Eisenhower is often voiced ini i pointed remarks like these: up the as a "man of courage" who "doesn't go for these pressure! We need a younger man. Some- groups." jonp like Elsenhower can't take! Repeatedly, Kennedy rooters i it." j have told me they favored the! "Fellows like old Ike are wore A1MO kf MA, Mi TJL M» M. M. «t WwiOMl MEDORA — Mr* Joe Cramer j and children. Dennis and Denise.j Roekvillc, Ind.. are spending this| week with her grandparents. Mr. <nnd Mrs. .Too Alward, Mr. and I jMrs. I/HJ Scott will take them ihome Sunday. Miss Mary Jo i Lewis, a sister of Mrs. Cram-i pr. will also accompany them his father. L. E. Parrish. , fro to spend the remainder of the Mr and Mrs. Clayton Powell VANCOUVER, Wash., & summer in the Cramer home, 'and Mr. nrvl Mrs Glenn Rhine i Reports poured into the Clark Mr and Mrs. James Mains i spent Wednesday in St. Louis. jC-mnfy sheriff's office that and Mrs. Grant Goodwin attend-! The Mis*ps Jo ^\nn Kirsch and 1 parachutists were coming down ed the funeral of Mrs. SadiejSharon Wedding accompanied in an area northedst of the city. Monahan at Havanna Monday. |the latter's aunt Mrs Dean|Investigators, who rushed to the Mr and Mrs. Lav-erne Par-!Wade, and sons and Miss Don- nrea. found a parachute club rish and family. Alton, spentjna Witt of Jpiscy^iHr to the Tuesday visiting at the home ofiarks for a week's outing. h;;r! made a practice Jump without prior warning. S« AM Ctarr iysrtrf Show I* eMor SfliWlys, NBC-TV. Mas.aZ.seTt: S.T5LZ out ^" ^v^t started, "wei "It hardly ,e™.p^ethatjy a ^gort y«i» "He's a fighter," or "He hashed a man with fresh ideas." ; ago we ^ wn^nng if ahe would Iconviclions, " or "He's not just' Again, Kennedy's being a Cath-j 'another politician." ' iolic has cost him the backing of: .... .. Usually I would ask these vot-i some Democrats, but on the | P™' 1 ** 1 from * e era to Klve some example of, whole it has beon a considerable (Catholic*, including ever learn to walk! many of who what they meant by these terms. | political asset. I have been voting Republican in (Almost always the response' Bake and Stitch Club Meets at Medora BEAUTIFUL 1960 "MAGIC CHEF" 36-INCH GAS RANGE Leg Levelers EASY TERMS $ 139 CHWARTZ: In his primary fights, Kennedy j the , 1 More important perhaps, Ken- MEDORA — The Bake arid i nedy's Catholicism has gained j Stitch Club met Wednesday af- him a public attention that he j ternoon at the home of the would not have gotten if he were i leader, Mrs. James Moran. Miss |just another Protestant Demo-1 Doris Frost presided, jcratic senator. , i Aug. 26 has been set as a party * Many voters have been suf-1 date at the home of Doris Jean ificiently troubled by Kennedy's i McDaniels. which will bu a hay- religion to want to know more]ride, with refreshments follow- about him. They have come out to ing. look at him. theyhave listened Linda Johnson gave talks on jto his speeches with more than ("Yeast Breads." "Cancer Bandi ordinary interest. Often in the (ages and Dressings" and "How i course of my interviewing people to Fry an Egg." Patty Lou; would ask me, "Do you know I Johnson .gave talks on' "Whatj Kennedy personally: What kind Makes a Good Breakfast" and aj of man is he?" I demonstration on "How to Sew In every primary contest, Ken- ; on a Button." Karen Sue Loy! nedy and his religion have been gave a health talk on "What to < the issue. He has been the do for Bruises and Blisters." R«- •• "star" of the show and his freshments were served opponents have seemed like bit:by Elaine Johnson. Remove* Steel from Eye MEDORA — Norman Baker, ', I960 Automogic Cooking features: Magic-Lite Pilots Hi-Lo Uni-Burners Automatic Oven Lighting Red Wheel-Oven Heat Control Swing-Out Broiler .95 22 ^ 34 W. FERGUSON AVh . . WOOD RIVf R . . U L mm PUTS 2JJOO MILES A MONTH ON CORVAIR THINKS ITS MARVELOUS GAS MILEAGE 'tJTJT OF THIS WORLD" Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kahelin of Plant City, Florida, couldn't be happier with the way their new Corvair ha* worked ont u a combination family and bustoeM car. On their newspaper distribution route alone they travel more than 400 miles a week over all kinds of roads. Little wonder they're so pleased with the gas mileage they're been getting —"at least twenty-three miles to the gallon with an auto* natie transmission . . . and we've had no trouble with oar Corvair." The Kahelins have equally good things t* say about Corvair's easy-going comfort and unique convenience features. They especially like the way the fold- down seat doubles as a built-in baby sittee. A CHEVY CORVAIR FOR ECONOMICAL TRANSPORTATION Corvair 700 4-Door Sedan the importance of the Kennedy organization and wealth should not be underestimated. son of Mr Often when I rang doorbells at Baker -. was If you havent driven it yet, you don't know what a delight driving can be. Its steering, response, traction and roadability are unique because it's a unique car —the only U.S. car with an air-cooled airplane-type rear engine, transaxle and independent suspension at all four wheels. Be in on the know. Find out what delightful differences this advanced design makes. m&mmwumim and Mrs. taken to an eye i random the person opening the door would tell me, "I'm the Kennedy captain in this block." Rarely did I specialist at Alton, Wednesday to have See your local authorized Chevrolet dealer for economical transportation , from a piece of steel removed the boy's right eye. 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