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PACMBTWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH MONDAY, AUGUST 8,1980 LITTLE COOLER Showers or thundershowers are expected tonight in the Virginia*, the Carolinas and southern and northwest- Ike Sends Message to Congress (Continued Prom Page 1.) measure as passed by Congress, was a provision Elsenhower asked tor grants by the federal government to states to help them in efforts for desegregating schools. A second deletion was a provision for statutory authority for the Government Contracts Committee which seeks to avoid racial discrimination on work done on gov- r -nrnent contracts. In listing again all the measures he had asked in May, and requesting action on them, Eisenhower said he had special comment on two—farm legislation and assistance to depressed areas. As to a farm bill, particularly to deal with the wheat surplus program, Elsenhower said "The Congress has refused to accept my recommendations and insisted upon unrealistic programs which, of course, I have rejected." He repeated what he has said before—that if Congress works out some different approach from his ideas and keeps it "within the guidelines, I will unhesitatingly approve it." "The Congress should promptly provide the constructive remedies for agriculture so long and so urgently needed," he said. AM to Depressed Areas As tor aid to depressed areas, Eisenhower said: "For five years in a row I have recommended area assistance leg islatlon. Regrettably I had no choice but to veto the legislation the Congress did pass this session It would have frittered the taxpayers' money away in areas where it was not needed and on programs that would not have benefltted those truly in need of help. "A new area assistance bill, with administration backing, was introduced immediately after my veto. It would channel more help directly into stricken areas than any previous measure proposed. Failure to act will deny this help for months to come. Human distress demands action now. If later we find mere should be changes either in the dollar amounts or the methods used, experience will dictate the kind of adjustments to be made." Although leaders have said they expect Congress to end its session before Labor Day, Eisenhower told the legislators they ought to tackle the program which he laid down and "stay on the job until it Is done." Threaten! Veto "Certainly," he said, "we can not adjourn the public interest." Eisenhower made it dear he is prepared to meet with vetoes any measures he believes might call for deficit spending. The President recited recent world events which he said denoted "an intensification of Communist truculence." "I n d e e d," Eisenhower said, "the Soviet dictator has talked loosely and irresponsibly about a possible missile attack on the United States." Eisenhower recalled the recent attack on an American plane over international waters. He said the Soviet delegation has walked out of (he Geneva disarmament negotiations. "The Communists continue to exploit situations of unrest, flagrantly striving to turn to their ends the struggles and hopes of peoples for a better world," he said. "These Communist efforts have recently reached new extremes in Central Africa. "All of us know about Cuba." Elsenhower's message was di reetod to a Congress that took time out tor the presidential nominating conventions and now is re turning tor an abbreviated session that oould have a vital bearing on the outcome of the November election. The meiuiagp was addressed to both the Senate and House, even though the Senate alone recon vened today. The Howe returns next Monday. •nee the House was not in ses- •JQR, the message for it went to ttw House dark. Eisenhower said mat to keep tb* nation in readiness for any •vcofuality he already has taken certain "practical measures" to fee American military ing tankers which had been scheduled to be phased out of U. S. forces will be retained in service For the time being. In the area of long-range programming, the President said the capability of the Strategic Air Command to conduct a continuous airborne alert will be strengthened. More Funds for Military "More funds will be applied to the modernization of the Army combat equipment and to military airlift," he said. "Additional effort will be devoted to the* development of the B70 and the reconnaissance satellite Samos." Eisenhower said that during the congressional recess, extraordinary progress had been made in developing the Polaris ballistic missile submarine. "It is with great satisfaction that I report to the Congress that the first test firings of the Polaris missile from the submerged n clear submarine George Washington had rifle-shot accuracy at great ranges," he said. "The time is now right to increase the scope of the Polaris program and five instead of three more submarines have been started this fiscal year. Furthermore, I have directed the development of a much longer-range version of the Polaris missile, which will give America a weapon of even greater versatility, power and invulnerability." Eisenhower said that the Defense Department will carry out these measures "with its available resources insofar as possible." He said weapons system programs will be carried out by utilizing appropriations already made by Congress. "Total resources are adequate," he said, "although a modest increase in military personnel and in operation and maintenance funds may prove to be necessary to carry out the readiness measures. If such an increase should be required, I shall promptly request the necessary funds." No Specific Increase Although the President's outline appeared to recognize the statement in the Republican platform that defense operations should be stepped up, his failure to recommend any specific increase in defense appropriations seemed likely to draw the fire of Sen. John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts, the Democratic presidential nominee. Kennedy and his Democratic associates have been demanding an increase of up to three billion dollars above the current level in defense spending. The attitude of Vice President Richard M. Nixon, the Republican presidential nominee, toward Eisenhower's military program statement was not clear at the moment. Nixon joined with Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller of New York in forcing a revision of the Republi can platform plank dealing with military matters so that it called for an accelerated defense effort. Kennedy said Sunday that Ei senhower should send Congress an emergency defense spending program. He said Eisenhower could ask more money now; could unfreeze money already appropriated but not being spent; or could speed up other defense spending now and ask supplemental appropriations in January. A backlog of other politically controversial bills before the ses sion includes the always touchy foreign aid appropriation: proposed increases in minimum wages; medical care for the aged; federal aid for schools; and housing legislation. Many of these were bitterly tb* Misl OMMW measures include im'mtft' «f additional air MftaV to th» «th *nd 7th Hf taJd • numbs* at Bff i hotobstv aojl era Florida. It will be cooler In the middle Atlantic states and in the Dakota* and Nebraska. (AP Wlrephoto) WeatherForecast / Alton and vicinity — Considerable cloudiness and a little cooler today. High in upper 80s. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers tonight and Tuesday. A little cooler tonight. Low tonight 65-70. High Tuesday In 80s. Extended Forecast Temperatures will average 3 to 6 degrees below normal. Nor. mal highs 82-86 in north, 86-90 in south. Lows 60-64 in north, 64-71 in south. A little cooler in north, cooler in south Tuesday with not much change in temperatures Wednesday through Saturday. Precipitation will average from a total near & inch in extreme north ern sections to around 1 inch in extreme southern sections in scat tered thunderstorms in south tonight and about Thursday or Fri day and in northern sections in scattered showers about Saturday Traffic Commission Will Meet The Alton Traffic Safety Commission Tuesday will meet al luncheon and hear a report from the National Safety Council on the traffic conditions in Alton. The meeting will be held at Hotel Stratford beginning at 11:45 a.m. The meeting is tfie second of an annual program set. up by the City of Alton. The analysis of the traffic conditions in Alton will contain: death and injury on the city streets, traffic ordinances, accident records, police traffic supervision, school traffic safety education, etc. 6 Die in Plane Crash Near Chester CHESTER, 111. (AP)-Six persons died in the crash of a light, private plane in a violent storm Saturday night near Chester. t Two victims were executives of Jet Propulsion Laboratories, Pasa dena, Calif. They were the pilot, Jack Dinerstein, 30, of Los Angeles, and William Pilkington, 30, of Tujunga, Calif. Also killed were Pilkington's wife, Rosella, 31, and their children, Kari 4; Glenn, 3; and Dale, 20 months. Glenn's body, hurled about 300 yards from the wreckage, wasn't found until Sunday. fought over in Congress before last month's recess. Their political import becomes stronger with the approach of the election cam paign. Leaders talked hopefully of adjourning by Labor Day, Sept. 5. Bat some members predicted mid-September would be a more likely adjournment date. Most of the major figures in the national campaign will be in volved in the Senate battles. Kennedy's Republican opponent, Vice President- Richard M. Nixon, has the official job of presiding over Senate sessions. Sen. Lyndon B Johnson of Tex as, the Democratic vice presiden tial nominee, plays a major role as his parry's Senate leader. The rival national party chair men, Sen. Thruston B. Morton (R-Ky) and Sen. Henry M. Jackson (D-Wash), are leaders of their respective parties' campaigns. DID YOU KNOW! 1. Pioso FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS and Loon mode more home loons to *E. I. P/i than any other lending institution in this area during the months of May and June, 1960. 2. You ore on "E. I. P. at Pioso FIRST FEDERAL. •Eitrwuely Important fwsw Plasa First Federal MMI wH ••§. HO MM I North Alton News MACHINES LOOTEt) OVER WEEKEND Three Instances in which com operated vending machines were looted at Northside drive- in business places came to police attention early today. First reported was the rifling of ft cigarette machine at the Soft- Water u-wash establishment, 228 E. Elm St. An employe, arriving there at 4:40 a.m. discovered the vending device had been broken open and then found the empty coin-box discarded on the *loor of the wash room. Estimate as to the amount of change taken was not immediately available. Policemen on patrol an hour later discovered an intrusion at the H&H Drive-in lunch room at 300 E. Elm St. A door had been pried open, and a cigarette machine had been broken into so the coin box could be obtained. Miss Norma Jewell, po-owner, found about $1 in change left in the cash register, also was miss- Ing. At a Gulf Service station, 234 E. Elm St., a soft drink machine was broken open. Police called Orville_Clarkson from his Holly Hill home to join the investigation. He estimated that about $4 in change had been taken from the vendor. MAN FALLS FROM BRIDGE, CUTS HEAD Police learned late Saturday evening that Paul Edward Dickey, 23, of 39 Sullivan Dr. had incurred a hand laceration in a fall off a foot-bridge when taking a short-cut through a tract near fiis home. He was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital by his wife where his injury received emergency room attention. BOYS ON ROOF FLEE FROM POLICE Ken Willmore, manager of the P. N. Hirsch store at 510 W. Delmar Ave., summoned police at 9:15 p.m. Sunday after -bearing sounds, indicating someone was on the roof of the building. Police met him at the store, and learned that just before their arrival three boys, 13 to 14 years of age, had slid down a drain- spout from the roof and fled into a wooded area north of the store. With them in their flight, Willmore observed, were two dogs. Police combed the area but were unable to get trace of the boys. MARAUDING DOGS KILL 42 DUCKS John Pruitt of 3113 Trumbull Ave. complained to police Saturday afternoon that a pack of marauding dogs had killed 42 of his flock of 45 ducks sometime Friday night. He had found dead ducks lying all over his poultry yard, he said, only one of his flock remaining alive. Pruitt put no monetary value on his loss, but said the ducks destroyed were just the right size to have been put into his freezer. PAINT MARRED BY GRAVEL SHOWER Joseph L, Greenwell of Edwardsville, Route 1, complained to police at 12:05 a.m. today that paint on his car was marred when the vehicle was showered with pebbles stirred up by the wheels of another automobile while he was parked at the A&W drive-in at 232 E. Elm St. Greenwell gave police a description of the car whose spinning wheels threw chat against the side oi his sedan, but said he observed no license plate. Police searched the area without finding the car described. PEACH BARRAGE SPLATTERS HOUSE How a barrage of peaches hac squashed against his residence and garage at 101 E. Elm St was related to police shortly aft er 7 a.m. Sunday by William Rodgers. A policeman sent to investigate noted that some of the windows as well as the fron of the house had been struck in the fruit bombardment but tha none of the glass panes were broken. He counted at least a dozen hits from the fruit bom bardment. Rodgest was uncer tain when his dwelling had been under fire. He related that he and Mrs. Rodgers had been away from home from late Saturday aft- INTERNATIONAL BEAUTIES LONG BEACH, Calif Here are some of the 62 girls entered from as many countries around the globe as they posed for a group panoramic picture at Long Beach, Calif., today, for the International Beauty pageant. In- stead of appearing in swim suits as in past years during the Miss Universe contest at Long Beach, the girls were dressed in native costumes. (AP Wire- photo) St. Clair County Will Vote on New Jail . BELLEVILLE, III. (AP) - A $500,000 bond issue for construction of a new jail will be submitted to St. Clair voters in November, the county board of supervisors said Saturday. In asking approval of the bond issue proposal, supervisor Wetzell Harness said the present jail is not secure and the sheriff could not prevent a mass breakout, if a determined effort were made A contract for janitorial services at the county jail also was approved by the board of supervisors. Previously the cleanup jobs were performed by inmates. However, a few weeks ago, a trusty left the jail and committed rape and child molestation while he supposedly was doing chores. The proposed new jaf would house 100 male prisoners and 12 women inmates and would include a sheriff's office and resi- Negroes Protest Hiring On East St. Louis Project ASK FOR DELICIOUS DONUTS IAKID MliH DAILY *Cs*t At Viiir flrifliri BEE ROUNDUP BURLINGTON, Wis. (AP) — When Art Zimmerman went to his car in a parking lot he fount that a large swarm of bees had gathered on the tail pipe. Mrs. Mary Amoreaux, a busi ness woman, saw the trouble anc drove to her home. She returned with a bee hive, calmly brushed the bees into it and drove away ernoon until after dark, and thai the incident might have occurred in their absence. Due to the darkness, he said, the peach splotches would likely not have been noticeable at time of their return. ELM ST. GLEANERS CLASS TO MEET Gleaners' Class of Elm St Presbyterian Church will meel Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the Christian Education Building. Hostesses will be Mrs. Eliza beth Burgan, Mrs. Lela Hetge and Mrs. Birdie Isaacs. GOLDEN CIRCLE SCHEDULES MEETING Golden Circle will meet a Northside Shelterhouse Wednes day at 10 a.m. The jnembers will bring sack lunches. See your way to Improved Hearing MuAtone HEARING CLASSES Htw Triumph in Ilictrtnltt... NO COSOI NO WIMISI NQTHIN* IN TNI (*•! . . only • minute, tranaiatoritad marvel of alactronica, •killfully concaalad within tb* narrow, •trMunliiMd bowa. v Ask to am th» Mo«((ro-Mioso- VONS. ThaM baadaonui (lasiM pro- vida truly inviubli bMrias! And ooly Microton* Haarinc GlawM have adiuttablt bows- Pwiact fit tj^^^fcj^i 'OPTICAL 71 iCRVICI \ •08 C. Brtwdway [A ,— T^ HO I'MM \™9 RESISTS Study of Moise Ta- chombe, premier of The Congo's Katanga Province, made as he met with U.N. spokesman Dr. Ralph Bunche and repeated his determination to resist entrance of U.N. troops into Katanga. The U. N. Security Council was to meet in emergency session in New York to consider the crisis in The Congo and developments in Katanga Province. (NEA Photo) Venezuela's oil output continues to drop. EAST ST. LOUIS, 111. (AP) A crowd of about 500 placard- carrying Negroes today gathered at a federal Bousing construction site in East St. Louis to protest of hiring practices at the project. A spokesman for the group said the demonstration was backed by Negro churches and 2,000 to 2,500 demonstrators are expected. He said a mass prayer meeting would be held at the project. Five police cars were reported on the scene. There were no disturbances. Two Negro attorneys, Billy Jones and Richard X, oun & ma speeches before the demonstrators started picketing the 13-million {dollar housing development. Construction contractors on the project are in the Fruln-Colnon Co., of St. Louis and the S. M. Wilson Co., of Granite City. Some of the signs carried by the demonstrators read "We don't Want Employment," and "Make East St. Louis Truly An Ail- American City." Mayor and Mrs. Day Home From Vacation Mayor and Mrs. P. W. Day returned Saturday from a 10- day vacation trip to Colorado Springs. The mayor was back at his office in City Hall today. He will preside at tonight's meeting of City Council as a committee of the whole. CAMERA SALE with 186 19" wit 49' A, cam 54' 99e lined 8mm Movie Editor (88.95 new) New Kodak Bantam range finder, case, flash (waa 89.95) . U»«d Signet SB camera, cane, flash—for color slide* (M.WA new) .. Used Kodak Brownie Box Camera—Works Uaed Bell Si Howell 8mm Movie Camera with «MW ease (64.90 new) .... VV U«ed Ansco 120 Camera with range finder and cave AnttS »nd flash (159.98 new) *v Used Eumls; 8mm SOUND Projector and etwe II)0 M (188.08 new) IW U*ed Bell *> Howell 8 mm magazine Camera, 3 leu* turret, and owe (388.00 new) Two USED Kodak Brownie I AM 8mm movie came ran IW Two USED Bell 6 Howell 8mm movie cameras, one with ctt*e, either USED Kodak 620 earners USED Revere 8mm movie camera (44.80 new) USED Argw SSiiuii camera and case • • • • • USED Polaroid eainera mid flanfe (89.88 new) unud USED Aiuco Clipper Camera and caw « New BeU * Howell HJ«b Fidelity Tape Recorder (l 88.88 regular) New Hotho 1'ortaiilr Tape Mailorder (1*8.86 retfulsr) ir 3" 19- II" 86 4" I4T OfsttlvtryNJfhtTUilO Mercury Space Project Effectively on Scheduk No Traffic Accidents On Sunday Sunday was Alton's first day free of traffic mishaps to a pet* tod of more than three months. When Records 8ft. frank Schmidt Jr. made up the *e«k> end reports he noted that no mo* torvehicle mishap* had been reported since 4:90 p.m. Saturday. He expressed the belief that the last accident-free day was re* corded to late April. Last mishap of the weekend laid low one parking meter and slightly damaged another. A carry-all herdlc of Citizens Coach Co. rolled driver-less from a parking place near Its ticket office at 6 Front St., halt Ing when it encountered and bowled over a meter standard in a Market Street traffic island. Dr. F.P, Wirth Dies; Former Educator NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A former Illinois school superintendent who became a lecturer on Russian education died in his home in Nashville Saturday. Dr. Fremont Philip Wirth, 70. was professor emeritus of history n« Peabody College, Nashville. Two years ago Prof. Wirth toured schools In Moscow, Lenin grad, Kiev and central Asia. He then lectured throughout the United States on what he observed in Russia. Wirth was born in Waterloo, 111. He was graduated from the University of Illinois and received his doctor's degree from the University of Chicago. From 1914 to 1916, he was school superintendent at Cerro Gordo, 111. He is survived by his widow and a son Fremont Philip Jr., a student at Williams College m Mas sachusetts. Typhoon Sideswipes Formosa; One Dead TAIPEI, Formosa (AP)-The second typhoon in eight days sideswiped Formosa today, but first reports listed only one man WASHINGTON (AP) - A top space'ag^reBk^lllJlOifcy that the Project MewHfy fiwMed satellite iiiuBiaii! to tMHratfly aRmg the same time schedule" as *M initially planned. Despite tome pubUaheo npwte of serious lafi m the fmpun, 'no major pMMHB» MM de- ekped, Dr Abe fltanMnMid in an interview. He n iRfMMr of space flight program, ftr flst National Aeronautic and BpMi Administration. Silverstein reported fnat tvny- thing inside the Mefosy oapwie fired tarn CapejCanmyinJ. fla., July J9, worked though the Atlsj de failed. The agency still plans t» touch ronautsimoi Mercury astre flights this year and tote orbits around the earth next year, as nearly on schedule aa la possible in any ambitious research and development program, Silverstein said. Seven men are being trained for orbital flights of 17,500 tidies an hour, three or more times around the earth, at altitudes of 190 miles. These full-scale Atlas-launched missions will be preceded by sub- orbital test hops, In Redstone rocket-launched capsules, to an altitude of 125 miles and a distance of 200 miles down range from Cape Canaveral. Dr. Homer Joe Stewart, NASA's director of program planning, told a National Rocket Gub luncheon July 28 that the Mercury program, under way now for 18 months, has had "some small slippage." Stewart said a suborbital manned flight "is still technically possible by the end of this year, but the margin is getting a little small." What might have been a major step forward in the Mercury program—the first attempt at an Atlas-launched ballistic flight of a Mercury capsule — turned into a sharp setback when the rocket exploded 65 seconds after launching J" 1 -' 29. Silverstein said the reason for the Atlas failure was still a mystery. dead and a woman missing. The main force of the typhoon— with center winds of 150 miles an hour—passed into the Formosa Strait more than 30 miles north of Taipei. It headed west toward the China mainland. MONDAY NIGHT SPECIALS OT^ A TI o SEARS These Prices Good 5 'til 9 PM Only Dacron* Pillows White (toy list! Ws'vi amr SMI ISM SP LOW PRIDED 066 18x24 Inch Size •DuPont Dacron filling that'f uf t a« a cloud, wajhMi in » wink. Durable cotton cover. Hurry . 1 1 buy sever*! now, we expect a sellout at tnii price. «r your moMy back* 309 P1ASA, ALTON Phone HO 5-5511

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