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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Serving the Alton Community for More Than 124 Years SUNNY WEDNESDAY: Low 70; High 88. 1.) Established January 15, 1836. Vol. CXXV, No. 158 ALTON, .ILL., TUESDAY. JULY 19, 1960 16 PAGES 5c Per Copy Member of The Associated Press FIRE SAFETY INSPECTION ^ Belgians Begin Withdrawing Drives Troops From Congo Capital Gene Elmdorf (foreground) and John Stand, firemen from Engine Company No. I, inspect the furnace room of a business house in the downtown area. The firemen note the fire extin- A 'meeting to discuss the pos <sibiltty of establishing a United i Fund fn the area has been call!ed by the Greater Alton Assn.: of Commerce and the Wood Riv- |er Chamber of Commerce. The joint session in slated for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday In Steelworkers' ,Abel Hall. 2821 E. Broadway. All business, professional, in- jdustrial and labor interests of the ,'A lion-Wood River area arc invit-! ;Ctl to attend, according to a ; spokesman for the two chain-, .•hoi's. In a joint announcement the! ; presidents of the two organiza-' jtions. Edgar R. Kelly and Ed- iward N Palen, extended the in- t jvitation to any one who may ibiivp been missed in tiie mailings from cither the chambers or i labor offices. Thf meeting will be opened by the presidents of the two chambers of commerce and a tem- 'porary chairman will be elected. ; After the discussion a vote will •lie taken to determine if the : group present is in favor of a 1 United Fund. If a United Fund, iis favored,' a Steering Committee, jwi|l he elected to prepare plans land call an organizational meel-i !ing at a later date. The commerce bodies are call-i ling the meeting at the request! jof several groups including lab-J or and the Community Chest i ?t. 'V CUBAN EXPRESSION United Nations Forces Remain toMaintainOrder LEOPOLDVILLE, the Congo (AP)— Belgian soldiers began pulling out of Leopoldville today, leaving JUN forces to keep the peace within the calming capital. U. N. Undersecretary Ralph J.[worry us at all." The U. N. Secu- Bunche told newsmen the with-jrity Council in New York te tak- drawal is scheduled to be com- ing another look at the Congo sit- pleted by 7 p. m. Saturday. nation Wednesday. Premier Patrice Lumumba had 1 The Belgian soldiers, called in j threatened to ask for Soviet aid | to protect white residents from i if (ho Belgians were not out of! bands of mutinous Congolese sol- Ecoimmlc Blockade diers. are pulling back to their but the commander of U. N. mil-, Con S° bases ' II is llot expected »V Conso by midnight tonight. lthat the - v wi " retur " to Belgium. _ ._ Congo bases were guaranteed to them by treaty with the Congo government. besid I,i-Mcr Lumumba insists, however, the treaty became a dead letter when Belgian soldiers were flown into the Congo after the outbreak of thc Congo army mutiny earlier this month. Leopoldvillc is one of 20 urban 1 centers taken over by Belgian PHILADELPHIA (AP> — The! fom?s alte|1 the Congo won inde- U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to-i P ende »w June 30. day struck down Delaware's i Even the Leopoldville Airport, Integration Ordered for Delaware guisher on the furnace room wall as re- °r and the Community Chest i NEW YORK—Cuban Foreign Min- quired by law. This visit was part of jboard to determine the attitude of; ister Raul J. Roa addresses the UN Sethe overall inspection for fire hazards i the P ublic on ™ e Question. "The; curity Council in New York today in commercial and residential establish- (increasing number of drives, , where Cuba aired her grievance against ments throughout the city Staff Photo, including many national fund! — _ — _ : raising programs, has reached igrade-a-year school desegregation;an escape hatch for many of the (plan and ordered full integration i25,000 whites who have fled the the United States. At right, listening Permanent | oj ^ slale - s public scn ools to be-:Congo, will be taken over by the Igin in the fall of 1961. U. N. from its Belgian guards. State Will Improve Cooking Road at Nike Base Accidents Burn Two SPRINGFIELD, 111. (Special)—Illinois DiviMtm of Highways! tuday announced it -.'.ould include in an Aug. 3 road improvement letting a project for improvement construction on the Di- • fpuse Acces-s Road in Pere Marquette State Park at Grafton. Two pt.-i>on suffered burns in The project calls for 1.27 miles rween Klein and McKinley ave-j ucddents connected with cook- of bituminous surface trpVtment|mies in Venice. i"*- in Ajton area Monday. on 3.74 miles of new gravel ori Work in Jersey County will in-; Michael Little, IS. son of Mr. crushed stone base course, and i elude 4.12 miles of bituminous ; and Mrs Howard S. Uttle, 1130 .53 miles of existing base course 'the point where there is a continuous stream of campaigns with many of the same people making calls over and over. The waste in manpower is tremendous. The purpose of a United Fund would be to combine these into one major campaign much as was done years ago when .agencies combined to form the present Community Chest," said a spokesman for the sponsoring groups. 8 Killed in Cuba - U. S. Dispute Department Transferred to OAS Store Blast The court also directed that 20 •Negro students who had attacked A communique on these arrangements was issued by Bundle after he had a long meeting with MERRILL, Wis. iAPi — A violent explosion turned the J.C. ! Penney Co. department store into the gradual desegregation plan ; : should be admitted to Delaware Ma j. Gen. Carl von Horn, corn- public schools this fall. . mandcr of U. N. forces in the In so doing, the court upheld an Congo, and the Belgian ambassa- appeal by Louis L. Redding, Wil-'dor and Belgian army chief of imington. Del., attorney for the staff. children who contended segrega- Bundle's announcement, broad- tion of the races is illegal and that cast to the Congolese people, UNITED NATIONS, N. V. <^i—The U. N. Security Council 1 the plan for total Integration by-promised the U. N. forces will today voted to send the Cuba-United Stale* controversy to the-1972 did-not comply with a U.S.;protect all the people. "European Organization of American Slates. Supreme Court ruling. 'as well as African." The Delaware Board of'Kduca-f The withdrawal of Belgian sol- The decision wa« taken after a on the Defense Road in Pere .Marquette State Park. The Defense Road serves the Library Board surface treatment on gravel or i Beaumont, was treated at St. Jo-j J{gna|||(»g H6«id Of Committees crushed stone base course from se P h ' s Hospital Monday at 4:30 i OtterviUe, northerly. Engineers estimate the p.m. for second degree burns to tota l j his right hand and forearm and costs of all the state projects at more than $29 million, accord- Nike base in Marquette park- Oilier projects listed include: .39 mile of earth grading on the interchange of Federal Aid inter-1 Works and Buildings, state Rt. ^70 with Illinois Rt. 3, at Mitchell; 2.42 miles of earth grading on Federal Aid Interstate Rt. 70 between Illinois Rt. Ill and Collinsville. To furnish, fabricate and shop; s Public to his rght foot, suffered when he tried to take a pot of flam-| Dr. Charles Ehlert, chairman from the i a -pile of twisted, charred debris • Monday. Eight persons were killed i and 11 injured. "We don't know what caused jit," said Mayor Ralph Voigt. "it's a terrible thing for us." The identified dead were Einar Seger, 55, a customer in the store and former clerk for this ; village of 10,000 in northern Wis- Mrs. Louis Hamilton, Mrs. I bitter exchange between the United .States and the Soviet Union. Each warned the other not to touch Cuba. Thc vote was 9-0 with the Soviet Union and Communist Poland abstaining. Soviet Delegate Arkady A. So- bolev told the Council the Soviet Union had not threatened the United States with rockets. U.S. Ambassador Heni-y Cabot The | original resolution noted ' that the Cuban-U.S. dispute is un- ;tion ' s g r a de - a - vear P lan went into i diets from Congolese territory . . , . effect last September with the.was called for in the U. N. reso- der considerate, m the '-il-naUon; approva , of IT . S . District'Judge italic* providing for military in- OA.S and c-alh-d on the Council: Ip au j Leahy. 1. "To adjourn thc considera-i Chief Judge _ , ,. , ... . ;uuu . u ..». Wissen, and Mrs. Law- Lodge retorted: .Board, Monday night re-namedL ence Borcnardti all em p loy e s: ' standing committee chairmen.! (/< stove to the back yard. -Michael's mother was P''epar-f^ n *e'y"^, e . ing to use the boiling shortening! personnel. for cooking, when the telephone'books. Mrs. Harold Davidson, jher'son. rang. She left the kitchen to an- '< bookmobile, Dr. B. A. Donnelly; j T <, ...... j . , . • 1. o. oicun emu uuiiii iuunaic, swcr the phone and didn't him Building and maintenance, Q( ^ gtale Indust|1al Commis . Mrs. George Erickson and her • mother, Mrs. Amanda Evans, Paul Buxton; | shoppers: Mrs. Carl Vorde and off the electric stove. Michael came in the kitchen and saw the Jo|n) James Bailey; finance and by laws, John Gainer. paint, and deliver structural steel - r»" 1'" „.,„„„.,= chjef Librai . iaj , cjeorge Kar- T))( for two parallel railroad grade' MOSCOW (AP) _ Tne >Sovint - sllo '' lp " lri B on f»-c and tried to, lv ,,-|>oi1ed an unprecedented separations carrying Federal Ald. Union ' (oday demanded (hat the l ' an ' y th ° c ' onta » 1( ' 1 ' ollt int ° *e rise in 'sion, began ;in investigation into the cause of the blast. xvas '-story modern building on the same "Neither we nor the Organiza- ^ __, _ ..._ Ule circulation of chil- :w1lm) al) A&P sl ,p prmar |<et was Interslate 70 over thc Alton A-', Un i, Rd stafe , s withdraw a detach- Vftrd "'' 'wived the burns from di'en's books during June. He ( |,, S |,. ovec | | )v an explosion July I'.', Southern Railroad approximate-, mpnt of 2Q a ,. mcd men which u sum( , of mi >-liquid Hint splashed i said 1 ' 000 move books were elr " 1351. The blast Uieri was blamed ly .2 mile northeast of Fan-mount sajd ha(J , anded at Leopo | dvi ,, P Jnon > hjm jculated last month than in any jon an a( .,. umu ]ation of gas in an City. I| U . Congo. Two parallel separations carrying er Alton & Southern the same point. tion of American States are frightened by these threats. All we say is simply this: Don't touch us, don't touch those to whom we are tied. Don't seek to extend Communist imperialism." Sobolev also declared in a .U.N. Security Council debate that* the Soviet Union will defeat alleged U.S. efforts to overthrow the Cuban regime of Fidel Castro by an tervention. John Biggs Jr., Counter Measure* tioii of this question pending the receipt of a OAS. report" from the 2. To invite the OAS members "to lend their assistance toward writing the majority opinion fon The Soviet Union, charging that the seven-judge court, said Lea-j the Congo is the target of im- hy's decision did not conform to rulings of the Circuit Court or the perialist aggression, has threatened counter measures if the Bel- Supreme Court. Today's decision jgian units were not withdrawn. . the achievement of a peaceful so- was by a lution " L* 81 y ear > 20 Negro puplls were , ' .. „ . admitted to first grade classes in 3. lo urge all other states to j De i awa re's school system. This 'PU'rlin n'nm nnx? iar»fi/>n ii,Ui/,K . _ . . , refrain from any action which might increase the existing tensions between Cuba and the United States." This was considered directed at the Soviet Union, Premier Nikita Khrushchev having fall, under the plan struck down today, Negroes w o u 1 d have reached the second grade. By 1972, Negroes would have been seated in all 12 grades. Von Horn get his troops into interior trouble spots. An Ethiopian battalion moved into Stanleyville, in the northeast Congo. A thousand miles to the southwest, Moroccans moved on the rebel-blockaded port of Matadi. Von Horn was negotiating for en- jtry into Matadi. H , , . . . . t . -. Redding contended that none of j Lumumba has issued a series of Sr?, a Tffl t ° t i <hc ' )U P» S he represented-there|conflicting statements, demands United Mates if U.x forces inter-, were 42 0 nginaUy-would ever be and threats since the Congolese vene in Cuba. integrated since all were above The OAS Council in Washington i the first grade level when the voted unanimously to call a meet- 1 plan went into effect. j previous month. He also cited an j adjoining building. Officials of the ing. The only damage was smoke Bituminous surface treatment of 6.54-miles of soil-cement base course from Marine to Grantfork; work on Illinois Rt. 3 bituminous concrete resurfacing for 0.29 mile on Broadway be- U.N. triiph ond food and heljeop.; damagc to thc wa , lg of the kitch . ter units on missions rescuing i en fj remen reported, stranded wlu'tes. > . .. , < In the second Hie warning was issued by For-;Wood River, an t business, a gift of a volume. "The Rise of Modem America," was announced in memory of the accident, at;late Alton attorney K. K. Hoag- Girl Falls Out of Car, Badly Hurt Patricia Ann Stewart, 6, was seriously injured shortly before noon today when she fell or jumped from the driver's door of a cat- rolling slowly backward on a drive-in stand lot. Hie girt with other children was ill the car while her mother, Mrs. Juanita Stewart, 13 Sullivan Dr.. was at the window of the Walker drive-in near Central avenue and Royal street, according to Police eign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko to the charge d'affaires, Edward I. Freers. Freers was called to jtlie Foreign Office to receive an- !of missiles to West Germany. Aft- 'er delivering the missile note, sure cooker -sent Mrs. Alice Brewer to Wood River Township Hospital with possible first and second-degree burns. Mrs. Brewer suffered steam bums to the chest, back and arms' when the cooker exploded as sh Mr. gift was and Mi's. Robert Damon and City Manager and Mrs. Graham Watt. pipes is connected to the. building. DATA AT THE DAM 8a.m. temperature Yesterday's today 70°. Hlfili 85", low B4 J HP snirt nrnfifi ritenuMiBK iv> I She was adraitted to &* »«*•! Hiver stage below Precipitation He said press dispatcheb ie- pUaJ al U:35 am Hep conduion j dum at.8 a.m. 24 hrs. to 8 a.m. is reported satisfactory. Patrolman Arthur He said said he was told the car began to roll backward and' Patricia tell w tfeat she was injured by the left front wheel. The child's apparent injuries included a possible fracture of the skull, levege lacerations to the left side of hfir face, and alirasiont; of the left tarairm, Sheipt admitted at ft. JojepliV Hospital. ear had been, pgrk«d ou thjt blight taulliie of the drive-to jwrk- iiig ami and, In soaie raanuer not the brake was rftleased th» oar began raUing back. in a uorthwurd curve to (tentral avetute, Pitt* «aid. ported that a 20-man detachment was hi Leopoldville. Gromyko told Freers they should be with-, drawn at once or "the Soviet' Union will draw its own con- 1 elusions." Soviet authorities huve protested that American "imperialists" were trying to gel their hands on ] the Congo, which svas granted in-1 dependence by Belgium June 30. ; Use of printed forms lor list The United States denied the allegation and voted in the Secu- 1 i (1.2. Pool 23.0. None. Dick Wilson, 'J5, and Robert Kell, 33. were nearby when the explosion pushed out the walls and the roof crashed down, plunging the store's street floor with it into the basement. "Thc fire didn't conic right away," Wilson said. "That was about five or ten minutes later. We climbed onto the roof and carried a woman and her Uttle girl to safety. I could hear the other women inside crying for help. I Printed Forms for Dog Complaints Now in Use looked down and 1 saw two of them. They were bleeding. We i started for them but then the lire i came. We couldn't do it. Wej economic war. He said the Socialist countries are prepared to give Cuba econo- the Castro any- opposed a move to transfer the complaint of the Castro government against the United States to the Organization of American States. He said thai organization was completely dominated by the United States and would handle the case as tiie United States wanted it to. "The United States," he said, "is trying to organize an economic blockade lo strangulate Cuba and prevent the government from exercising its sovereign rights over ils natural resources." Sobolev attacked U.S. policy generally, but charged specifically that the United Stales hud a long record of interfering in tiie internal affairs of Latin American ing of American foreign ministers lo consider Caribbean tensions. The organization's Inter-American i Peace Committee also has before! it a U.S. memorandum accusing Cuba of false propaganda against the United States. I couldn't gel to them. We had to I countries. ;go." : Kell Republicans Draft Platform As Demos Shape Strategy army mutinied against its Belgian officers last week and chaos followed. The conviction was growing in Leopoldville that bis threat 1 i to turn to the Soviet Union was TODAY'S CHUCKLE <* feint lo s P eed u - N - acUon *»* i hustle the Belgian troops off the , scene. IteUirit lu L'upilul i The Premier and President Joiseph Kasavubu returned to Leo- jpoldville today from Stanleyville, '775 miles northeast of the capital, I where they went three days ago. , after Belgian troops took control The Congo Senate in a resolu- Old actresses always dye, they never fade away, (© I860, General Features Corp.) Sobolev spoke as the 11-nation said IK clawed al <Jic| Security Council prepared to vole ! wreckage with his hiuids but the ! on iu , Ai-gentine-Ecuadorean reso- .. . v ,., „ „ | broken beams and bricks wwe|| uUoil to shift thc Cuban-United hls Vlews ' to0 ' His tellow |)ollU i.,,v>»»n,i i... . „ . ciiuiK U'pivi nvpinn him for mnrp By THli ASSOCIATED HHiZSS Republicans swung into their di-afting of a 1960 platform today while Democrats sliaped sti-ategy for the campaign ahead. GOP National Chairman Thrus- Ion B. Morion set out guidelines tor the 109-member Republican Platform Committee gathering in Chicago for its opening session. Morton culled for a pledge to aid in building a better America —but not the "lifelong Garden of Eden" he said the Democrats had mimised at their just-concluded Los Angeles convention. New York's Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller was on hand to give rity Council for u rewjlution thai sent U. N. troops to thc Congo i waH DB * U " to restore order. ! department. ing complaints about dogs und recording the results of the in vestigatioiiK by the dog warden WUK begun Monday by the police A digest of the Congo statement was read over Moscow radio and concluded with a demand that the troops be withdrawn or the Soviet government would draw its own conclusions "and take necessary action." Tbe note on the mieailex revived an old issue. West Germany has denied it ever lias asked for the The United States has ottered the missile to NATO, which will take control uf the missile when it is delivered. It will be up to the 'N4TO command to decide whether any part of them will be stationed hi Went Germany. * Mosl of the complaints about dogs are made to the police desk, and the printed forms provide a means for their orderly handling and u permanent record of their disposition. Except in emergency situa* lions, the dog complaints of all sorts are referred to the dog warden fur action. The forms provide for listing the complainant, time and place of the ouGUfrencig; name, uge, and addrtw' of any vtpttra of a dog bite; the breed and Uouwe number of the dog; name and utiUrt's* of the owner of any dog concerned in <t complaint: and a report on action taken in disposition of the complaint. Items subject of investigation i4rc dog bite incidents, stray dogs, unlicensed dogs, dungerous dugs, dogs in heal, sick dogs, iiine depredations or other incidents of complaint meritiiii! investigation. The first complaint referral form was tilled out after Jesse L. Cannon uf 2215 Tibbitt St. reported that his nephew, Dave Cannon, 10, of 3321 Belle St., had been bitten on the left hip. The warden traced the dog to a Northdale address where a dog was being temporarily kept for a neighbor. The dog was ordered restrained for the required rabies observation period, and Ihe warden also noted that the box, ritten was to be taken to the [umily doctor (or attention to the wound he received. jammed. ! States controversy to the Orguni- "I tried to get to them and solution of American Slates. Nine id others." Kell suid. "1 think i,i«i«iu»^ r,r u«j ,.>»m>iii cn,,L-., in did members of the council spoke in the people trapped inside could f uvo ,. of tni . resolution Monday sec thc fire coming at them before we did." John Porter, 42, of Madison, a survivor who was shopping hi the store when the blast came, escaped with cuts and bruises. "The next thing I knew, I was lu (lie basement, and the roof came crashing down," Porter said. Inside NJHWTK . . . UAD10 4. TV OJUTV4BY AtAttliWft , P4MIS 0 PACit! U) pAac; 11 19 u ts i» Castro in u television appearance in Havana Monday night assailed the move to refer the dispute to the OAS, saying the United Slates liad less influence in the United Nations titan in the OAS. Bui Cuban Foreign Minister Haul Roa, representing the Castro regime in the Security Council debate, privately accepted the resolution. Because of Roa's acceptance, some delegates believed the Soviet Union would either vote for the .resolution or abstain on the vote. But io case at a Soviet veto, Argentina and Ecuador were re- purled ready to substitute a pro cadural proposal that would have the same effect but would not be subject to the veto. duns were eyeing him for more than jusl what he might say about the platform. Arriving In Chicago Monday, Rockeiellw came out for a civil rights plank he said should go even further than tiie Democrats' proposal. He favored a bun on racial discrimination in any business operating under federal license and support for sit-in demonstrations against segregation in Southern eating places. Wrapped ui My*t«*ry up and quietly moving to smooth over party trouble spots before the campaign gets into suing. Kennedy arranged to have a single campaign chief in each state as a means of boosting effectiveness and curbing intrapar- ly strife. For Virginia, one state where the Democrats do not see eye to eye, he picked William F. Battle, son of a former governor. But a problem lor Kennedy shaped up in Mississippi, where Gov. Ross Barnett recommended that his state bolt the Democratic party and buck u third-party candidate for thc White House. Qurrlblc, lti<puUKi< Buint'ti ItTiiU'd Ihe new Democratic platform "su horrible, so repulsive, so obnoxious, and so tion Monday repudiated the Premier's ultimatum and demanded that Lumumba return. The House approved the ultimatum but refused to grant the Premier special powers lo govern without parliamentary control. Despite its inability to control its mutinous army and stop attacks on white settlers, The Con^u government issued another appeal today to businessmen to reopen factories and stores so that workers can return to their jobs. At least 70,000 Congolese—a fifth of the native population—were reported oul of work in Leopold- In Arm* Brussels, Belgian r'oreign Minister Pierre Wigy announced contrary tu our form ol govern- ii s government will usk the U.N. inviit, I don't see lwv> tin- pwpU- Security Council to embargo arms of the South can accept it." Bar- shipments to the Congo. Wigny said Belgium's U. N. tlel- nelt would have no part of. the GOP ticket, either. One harmonious nolt rang out among the discord. It was the subject of keeping the candidates Informed on national security and foreign policy so they can debate jwilti full informalion at lumd. But Rockefeller kept wrapped! President Eisenhower formally in mystery his plans tor the nom-; notified Kennedy und his running inuting, which gets under way next week. He gave Uttle encour- agemeiil to supporters pushing him us a long-shot contender against Vice President Richard M. Nixon for the parry's presidential nomination. in Hyamiib Port. Mat*.. Democratic presidential nominee John F.^Keniwdy wax reported resting mate, Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas, that tiie administration Is willing to supply them with secret intelligence information during the campaign. The Democratic leaders accepted tlif offer, agreeing to Eueu- hower's terms that they be briefed personally and not through their repreiienlulivtfs. » egate, Walter Loridan, would put the request before the council when it meets Wednesday to discuss Uu- situation in the new African nation. Soviet propaganda organs continued to rail at Belgium and the United States, accusing them of trying to preserve colonial con•'J of 'Hie Congo. Reports from several HOtiruM said several Moroccan members uf live U.N. peace terce hud beau silled in two separate "HifV" Monday, the flnrt casuaitte to be suffered by U.N. troops. One dash reportedly uttcumid In Thysville, 75 i: of Leopoldville. uik«

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