Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 3, 1963 · Page 1
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Inside s EDITORIAL . MARKETS . . OBITUARY . SOCIAL . . . SPORTS . . . COMICS . . . TELEVISION CLASSIFIED . PAGE 4 PAGE 3 PAGE 7 PAGE 10 PAGE 14 PAGE 17 PAGE 18 PAGE 1ft ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Serving the Alton Community for More Than 127 Years SHOWERS TUESDAY Low 65, High 85 (Complete Weather, Page 2) Established January 15,1836. Vol. CXXVm, No. 119 ALTON, ILL., MONDAY, JUNE 3,1963 22 PAGES Per Copy Member of The Associated Press. UN Seeks Action on Finances By WILLIAM N. OATIS UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP —Prospects are good that the U.N General Assembly will adopt resolutions to continue financing tto world organization's peacekeeping operations. But no assembly action Is expected to draw such funds from the Soviet bloc. Secretary-General U Thant got a weekend progress report on the negotiations on the finance proposals from Chief S. 0. Adebo of Nigeria chairman ol the assembly's 21-na tlon working group on finances. Adebo would give no details o the talk. But other diplomats said the negotiators have drafted fou resolutions—one to finance the Congo operation for the secont hah; of 1963, another to finance the Middle East operation for the same period, a third to collect assessments owed for the two opera tions and a fourth to lay down gen eral principles for financing future peacekeeping operations. The resolutions, with wide spon sorship, probably will be submitted Wednesday or Thursday and come to a vote next week. The resolutions call for part 01 the Congo and Middle East costs for the second half of the year to be raised according to the scale of assessments for the regular U.N budget and part according to a special scale affording reduced assessments to underdeveloped countries. The reduction would be made up by voluntary contributions from industrialized countries. One draft resolution "lays down the principle that expenses of peacekeeping operations are the collective responsibility of all U.N. members. Its adoption is expected to help get some of the back assessments owed the Congo account by about 65 nations and the Middle East account by about 55. Professor, Family Die In Plane Crash NEW DELHI, India (AP)—An Indian Airlines plane crashed today killing all 29 persons aboard, including a University of Illinois professor and his family. Airline headquarters here said the plane, a DC3 Dakota, crashed and burned on a flight from Am- ritsar on the north Indian plains to Srinigar, capital of the Himalayan state of Kashmir. The U.S. embassy in New Delhi said passports found in the wreckage as well as the passenger list identified five of the passengers as the family of Associate Professor James Clarence Laverty of Champaign, Illinois. His street address was listed as 1110 South Third. The U.S. embassy said another passenger was an American tour- HE'S NOT MOVING... Three-year-old Kobert Ward Jr. of Two passersby, right, survey the situa- 3180 Paul St., lies in the street Satur- Won; trying to determine what they day after being struck by a car and should do for the boy. knocked unconscious by the impact. Car Knocks Darting Boy To Pavement isi identified only as Miss P. Hardman. She had stayed Sunday at Am- ritsar, a city famed for its golden roofed temple of the Sikh religion. She was en route to Srinagar, now at the height of the season for vacationers fleeing the heat of the Indian plains to the coolness of the Himalayas. Laverty, 39, was an assistant professor in the agronomy. department at Illinois. His wife Jeanne was 38. Their three sons were Stephen, 15, Michael, 14, and Gregory, 12. In December the family went to India where Laverty was to spend two years as a soil specialist at Balwant Rajput College near Agra in Uttar Pradesh. 22,000 Dead in Pakistan Tornado DACCA, East Pakistan (AP)— At least 22,000 persons perished in last week's cyclone in East Pakistan, according to incomplete unofficial figures. TODAY'S CHUCKLE Some women want a man with a strong will — made out to them. (© 1963, General Features Corp,) A three-year-old Alton boy suf- ered cuts and bruises to his lead when he was knocked down )y a car in the 1900 block oi State Street Saturday afternoon. Robert L. Ward Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ward, 3180 Paul, climbed out Of his father's car while his dad was in a store. He darted out into the street and was hit by a car driven by B. W Meyer, 48, Gering, Nebr. The boy was knocked uncon- cious by the impact but regained onsciousness while being placed n the ambulance. The youngster remains in St. 'oseph's Hospital today for ob- rvation. Toft-Hartley Law No Bar to Agency Shop WASHINGTON (AP) — The lupreme Court ruled today tha rie Taft-Hartley labor law does lot ban agency shop agreements inder which nonunion members nust pay to unions the equivalen f fees and dues paid by mem Justice White delivered the ourt's opinion in a case involv ng General Motors Corp. plants n Indiana where state courts ave held that the agency shop K Hjrmissible under state law. White said that whether a dif ferent result would be reached b> the court in cases from states which have declared agency shop arrangements unlawful "is an is sue still to be resolved." The court's vote was 8-0. Justice Goldberg, the former labor sec retary, disqualified himself from the case. The case reaching the high court developed from demands by the United Auto Workers Union for an agency shop arrangemen in GM plants. Anti-Red to Seek Chilean Presidency SANTIAGO, Chile (AP)—Chile's ruling coalition has chosen Sen. Julio Duran, a staunch anti-Communist, as its presidential candi date for next year. Duran, 43, a wealthy rancher and businessman, was nominated in separate conventions Sunday ol his own Centrist Radical party, rightist Conservative party and the Liberal party. He is seen as a front runner in the presidential balloting Sept. 4, 1964. 2 Women Rescue Boys from Ditch Three boys were rescued from drowning in a rain-filled ditch Saturday by two neighbor women who pulled them from the DATA AT THE DAM 8u.m. temperature Yesterday's today 71°. high 83°, low 68°. River stage below Precipitation dam at 8 a.m. 24 hrs. to 8 a.m. 6.5. Pool 23.4. None. Toothbrush Scare No Bomb in Bag MIAMI, Fla. '(AP)—For 15 jittery minutes a red overnight bag sat vibrating and buzzing softly in a roped-off area on a Pan American Airways ramp. Then the bag's owners, Mr. and Mrs. R. Furgeson of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., joined firemen, police and FBI agents who had rushed to the scene Saturday. The Furgesons opened the hag, shut off a battery-powered electric toothbrush in it and ended the bomb scare. water with a clothesline pole. The near-tragedy occured be tween Mather and Elm Streets a 2:30 p.m. Saturday, when the thre boys — aged 10 to 12 years — fell from a large log. The boy had stood atop the log, pushin it away from the steep bank t take a ride on the water. When the boys fell into the wa ter, 7 to 10 feet deep, Jay Wohn lich and Randy Brown, who wer watching from nearby, ran t their homes to get help. Their mothers, Mrs. J. W Wohnlich and Mrs. L. E. Brown responded and found all three o the boys clinging to the log am some Irees ; in the"'deep 'Vvdte'r One boy, who shouted that h ( could swim a little, managed t make it to the bank about 10 fee away. The two women 'got a clothes line pole, waded into the water and managed to pull the two oth er boys to the bank. Ail three boys were thoroughly wet and scared, Mrs. Brown said. They refused to give thei: names and ran to their bicycle: nearby and pedaled off. Workmen today were attempt ing to lower the pool of watei which formed because of a block ed tile. Mrs. Brown resides at 36 Ma ther St., and Mrs. Wohnlich a 38 Mather St. CORE School In Jackson Teaches Sit-ins EDITOR'S NOTE — An unusua school run by the Congress of Ra cial Equality in Jackson, Miss; teaches youngsters the technique of non-violence. Students learn how to sit-in; how to picket anc how to take beatings. By JOHN HALL JACKSON, Miss (AP) — About 25 Negro high school and college students sat in a semicircle in a corner of a large auditorium, in- tentely watching a "white lunch counter"—two small tables and two chairs. David Dennis, of Jackson, 22, a field worker for the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), conducted a class on non-violence for the youths, training to take the places of other Negroes arrested al unch counters downtown. "James is sitting at a white unch counter. Mrs. Robinson is a white waitress. This is a white igitator," Dennis said. Jnmes Wooten, 16, a Jackson ^ogro high school student, asked 'or a cup of coffee. The "wait •ess", Willie Robinson, 26, of Tay- orsville, Miss., gruffly replied: "Sorry, but we don't serve nig- ;ers in here." v The "white agitator" CORE vorker George Raymond, 20, of w Orleans — rushed Wooten, slammed him to the floor, beat- ng him on the shoulders and kick- ng at his face, "No, no. You got too many )laces open," Dennis interrupted. 'You could get a judo chop on he back of your neck. Curl up, ull your knees up, crouch up. Let's try it again." By the third try young Wooten oiled smoothly to the ground, 'tilling himself into a tight ball vith his hands clasped proteetive- y behind his neck. "That was good," Dennis said. 8 Arrested In Quebec Bombings MONTREAL (AP)—Police seeking terrorist bombers of the Quebec Liberation Front have arrested eight men for questioning and seized a -. mass •• of.- dynamite; fuses and timing mechanisms. More arrests are expected. Montreal Police Director J. Adrien Robert announced the arrests — firsts in the campaign against the front—at a news conference Sunday night. He refused to give further details, but provincial police director Josaphat Brunet said a Belgian national was among those picked up. Earlier reports said the Belgian, about 32, had been trained in Cuba to handle explosives and was the leader of the terrorist group. The Montreal Gazette said 'police now have proof that the terrorist movement has been Communist-led." For the past three months, the ront has staged a wave of bomb- ngs in the Montreal area to focus attention on its campaign to separate predominantly French- speaking Quebec from Canada. Indiana High School Students Plan Trip LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) Twenty-four Hoosier high school pupils will speak no English dur- ng their summer in Trier, Germany, under sponsorship of the ndiana honors program. The students, who will be supervised by 'rancis J. Dannerbeck of the Purdue University German staff, >vill live with German families and take classes in grammar, iterature and conversation. Alabama U. Calm, Waits For Crisis EDITOR'S NOTE - Associated Press writer Relman Morin, who won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Little Rock school desegregation crisis, is in the South a look at racial troubles. By RELMAN MORIN TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP)—Foster Auditorium, a shiny brick building with white facings on the University of Alabama campus, is the focal point today in a critica move toward peaceful desegrega tion in the South. On June 10, one week from today, Vivian Malone, a Negro'stu dent, will be brought to the portals of the auditorium. Waiting there to bar her from entering—so he has vowed—will be Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace But if a secret, carefully detailec plan works with precision, Miss Malone will pass into the building and enroll as a student in the School of Commerce, the second o: her race to be admitted to the university since it was founded in 1831. What then? "We are not going to have another Oxford," they tell you in Tuscaloosa—a reference to the riots that brought two deaths and many injuries at the University of Mississippi last September when James H. Meredith was enrolled. "We are not going to permit another Autherine Lucy case,' they say—a reference to the shattering violence of 1957 when Miss, Malone's predecessor was briefly enrolled. The atmosphere in Tuscaloosa today is wholly unprecedented in this correspondent's experience of similar racial situations. Community and university leaders have gone to enormous lengths to prevent violence next Monday and in the succeeding days. Elsewhere in Alabama newspaper editorials are hammering the same theme. In Tuscaloosa, the equation has many factors. The governor is one. Will he simply make a symbolic effort to block Miss Malone? Or does he have further plans? Student sentiment at the university seems to be overwhelmingly prepared to accommodate to the enrollment of Miss Malone, officials said. Community leaders express confidence that the situation will be kept under control next Monday. If violence does break out, it will not be for lack of planning and effort to head it off. Dirksen Urges Action on Grain Program WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republican Leader Everett M. Dirksen of Illinois said today 'there just has to be" congressional action this year on a wheat- :eed grains farm aid bill. "We can't let this go down the drain," Dirksen said in discussing arm legislation introduced last tveek with bipartisan backing. It vould provide a program of wheat and feed grains price supports >lus a voluntary program to encourage cutbacks in the planting of those crops. The bill was introduced after wheat farmers, voting in a ref- erndum, had rejected the Kennedy administration's acreage control-price supports program. The bill's sponsors are Sens. Clinton P. Anderson, D-N.M., Spessard Holland, D-Fla., George D Aiken, R-Vt., and Bourke B. Hickenlooper, R-Iowa. POPE JOHN DIES Tumor in Stomach Fatal VATICAN CITY (AP)—The Vatican press office announced today Pope John XXIII is dead. PONTIFF DEAD Pope John XXIII died today after waging a dramatic duel with death in his apartment in the Vatican. (AP Wirephoto) Judge Holds Off Ruling BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP)—Federal Dist. Judge Seybourn H. Lynne withheld today an immediate ruling on the Justice Department's request for an injunction barring Gov. Wallace from interfering with enrollment of Negroes at the University of Alabama next Monday. "I expect to prepare a written memorandum," Lynne said aftei a 80-minute hearing on the Jus tice Department's petition. "I.hppe to have the memorandum not lat er than 9 a.m. Wednesday." Lynne went into a conference in chambers with the battery of federal and state attorneys immediately after the hearing which Wallace did not attend.. BULLENTIN TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP)— University of Alabama officials said today they, have accepted a third Negro for enrollment June 10. The hearing opened with testimony from two witnesses called )y the Justice Department in its effort to keep the fiery segrega- ionist governor away from the university next Monday. Attorneys for the governor of- ered no witnesses, relying on arguments to the judge. The testimony from the Justice Department witnesses lasted 30 minutes and consisted mostly of he playing of a tape recording. Newsman Walter Ray Butts, Montgomery 'adio newsman, testified the recording was of a Wallace news •onference May 21 when the governor said he would stand at the university doors to block the en- ollment of any Negro. The second justice department vitness was television newsman Charles Cox of Montgomery. He dentified a written statement is- ;ued by Wallace at his news con erence. There were indications that Wai- ace will go through with his plan o try to keep Negroes out of the University. No one expected the fiery segre- Also Worked Part-Time Brightonian, 26, Blinded At 6, to Get Law Degree Robert L. Watson, 25, of Brighon, blind since he was six years Id, will be graduated June 15, •om University of Illinois College f Law, where he held down a lart-time job in addition to carry- ng a full academic load. Watson holds 'a bachelor of cience degree from James Milkin University, earned via the raille system, which he learned t Illinois School for the Blind t Jacksonville, where his scholas- c performance was such that e was awarded scholarships for dvanced study, his mother, Mrs. averne Watson of Miles Station oad, Brighton, said today. Young Watson attended the first rade at Brighton Elementary chool prior to an accident in 'hich he lost his sight, He acci- entally knocked a can of lye •om a shelf in a shed and the contents spilled into his eyes. At the Jacksonville school, where he had to learn to read braille, his mother said, he had to take the first grade over again but after that his academic pace corresponded with that of students who can see. He earned his bachelor's degree in science and his law degree in the prescribed time. His next big step, his mother said, will be the Illinois bar examination in September. While attending law school he was employed by the university as coordinator of services for blind and deaf students. During the past year he was vice president of the law school senior class. He is married to the former Miss Julia Hughes of LaFayette, 111., and they have two sons, Dale, 3, and Jeffrey, nine months. ROBERT L. WATSON gationist governor to be preset!' for the legal proceedings. He saic on a national television program Sunday that he would send coun sel to present his defense of his stand-in-the-door policy agains integration. The Justice Department askec U.S. Dist. Judge Seybourn H Lynne for an injunction barring Wallace from interfering with an earlier court order directing the university system to enroll two Negroes. • Repeating his vow to stand in the university doors to keep Ne ;roes out, Wallace told interviewers on NBC television's "Meet the Press" that his defiance would 'test in the courts the validity of this order involving our school system." The issue, he said, is whether Alabama may run its schools as it has or must submit to federal government operation of the schools. No Violence; He said repeatedly that violence vould not be tolerated at the university, but said it remains to seen whether federal troops l be needed to get two Negroes nto the university system next veek. The governor said he has appealed to the citizens of Alabama o stay away from the campus. "Absolute law will prevail," he said. "We will not tolerate mob action." While Wallace talked, hundreds of white and Negro pickets marched outside. Many chanted "Wallace must go" and "Down with Wallace." The pickets, however, were outnumbered by policemen, who threw up massive security measures. There were these major developments elsewhere: —In Jackson, Miss., scene of mass arrests of pro-integration demonstrators last week, the Sab- The Pope's stout heart gave up after a long and dramatic duel with death in which his resistance confounded all medical expectations. The 81-year-old pontiff, called "pope of unity and peace," had described himself as serenely ready, "going sweetly toward the end.". The final illness was caused by a stomach tumor, which brought persistent hemorrhaging and was complicated near the end by peritonitis, an inflammation of the lining of the abdominal cavity. The supreme pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church succumbed at 7:49 p.m.—1:49 p.m. CDT — the announcement said. Death came to the 261st supreme pontiff of the world's Roman Catholics only nine minfltes after echoes of an extraordinary outdoor Sunset Mass in St. Peter's Square died away. At least 20,000 of all faiths and nationalities had joined in the square in prayer for the dying rope. An announcer on Vatican Radio broadcast the news to the world, first in Italian, in a calm but sorrowful voice. The Pope was stricken a year ago with a stomach tumor that caused hemorrhaging, but he continued his heavy tasks virtually to the end. A grave relapse occurred two weeks ago and he suffered a fina crisis last Friday when peri tonitis set in. The Pope's death automatical!} terminates the major undertaking of his reign—the second Vatican Ecumenical Council. One of his successor's first major decisions will be whether to continue the council. It has been in recess since Dec. 8, and was scheduled to resume Sept. S. His death also leaves up in the air recent Vatican contacts with :he Communist regimes of Hun- ;ary and Poland. It came just before President Kennedy, the first Roman Catholic chief executive of the United States, had planned to call on he pontiff. Pope John — born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli—had been spiritual ruler of the world's half-bil- ion Roman Catholics for four years and seven months. In his comparatively short •eign, his svarm simplicity, his great concern for his fellow men 3f all faiths and his outspoken dedication to peace, Christian unity and social justice made him one of the most beloved popes in the long history of the Church. His last days were spent in suf- ering relieved only when he fell nto coma. Crisis had followed risis and still his astonsihing which the worsening, although steady, is slow. "In the past 12 hours there have frequently been periods of loss of consciousness and failure to react to stimulants. "His body temperature continues to remain high. Administration of oxygen and the presence of adequate breathing has permit- ed the conservation of a sufficient oxygenation. His arterial pressure it 8 a.m. was 115 and his pulse md a beat of 130 with a steady rhythm." Death almost came at sunset Pentecost Sunday when he suf- 'ered an alarming crisis. It wrought a Vatican radio plea to the world for prayer. Again his leart pulled him through. Through the eaiTy hours today he Vatican issued a series of statements saying that the agony was continuing slowly, the Pope's life was ebbing, there was nothing .0 do but wait. The Vatican said that the Pope's resistance to death had defied every medical expectation. At 6:40 a.m.—12:40 a.m. CDT— the Vatican press office announced that he had suffered still another crisis — but again had pulled through. The radio said the crisis seemed for a moment to tiave ended his life but he rallied once more, and the slow course of his suffering continued. The statement said his fever reached 104 degrees Fahrenheit and his pulse had increased to 140 beats a minute. AfTroTa.m.—1:07 a.m. CDT— the Vatican radio announced that the Pope was suffering "atrocious pain" and had been holding a cross to his chest for more than four hours. Consciousness came and went as the Pope lived through the night, but most of the time he was in a coma. Only loss of consciousness eased Pope John's pain, the radio said. "When he can," said the announcement, "he concentrates on prayer." Mass was celebrated again early his morning in the room next to he Pope's bedroom. It was dedicated to his expressed wish that lis life be a sacrifice for his church, his Ecumenical Council nd mankind. "We are waiting," said the Vat- can, as thousands of devout kept a prayerful vigil through the night n rain-drenched St. Peter's Square below the windows of the 'ope's apartment. Kennedy Meets With Democratic Leaders WASHINGTON (API-President heart pumped life through his [Kennedy conferred with Demo- bath was quiet. —Picketing continued at Tallahassee, Fla., where Negroes are seeking desegregation of two white movie theaters. —After an eight-day truce, racial demonstrations resumed Sun- iay night in Greensboro, N.C. About 200 Negroes marched silent- y through the downtown streets. -In Washington, 20 Republican congressmen accused the Kennedy administration of "footdrag- ging" on civil rights and said they would take the floor of the House one by one today to urge support of GOP civil rights legislation. Serves Papers A U.S. marshal succeeded only Sunday in serving Alabama's governor with a court summons concerning today's hearing. Wallace md eluded service for a week but was caught as he boarded a plane 'or New York for the television appearance. Asked if he would comply with m order against interference, Wallace told interviewers: "I am going to take the action I told you 1 was going to take." he Vatican called "atrocious pain." But he clung to a crucifix in his breast and suffered the igony with fortitude. When he 'ould, he concentrated on prayer. The 81-year-old pontiff survived mother crisis Sunday night and /et another early today. Since Friday his doctors have said each day would probably be his last. The first medical bulletin of the day reported that the Pope's pulse beat had eased from a high of 140 beats early this morning to a steady 130. His hold on life was attributed to the "perfect integrity" of his heart and circulatory system and his "exceptional robustness." The bulletin, issued at 9 a.m.— 3 a.m. CDT— said: "The perfect integrity of the cardio-circulatory system and the exceptional robustness of the Holy Father maintain his physique in a condition of elevated resistance in on civil rights amid indications that message proposing new legislation may be sent to Con- gree shortly. The White House was silent on whether' there would be a message and those attending the conference said little more, but Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey, D-Minn., acting Senate majority leader, said new civil rights proposals "will be presented by the administration later this week." There appeared to be a strong effort under way to develop something before Wednesday. That is the day Kennedy flies west for a four-day trip. His brother, Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy, is to testify on civil rights before a House committee this week. Humphrey said most of the meeting was devoted to "a detailed discussion of new civil rights proposals' by the administration. KNOCKS OUT DAD'S TEETH WITH PRACTICE GOLF SWING A 34-year-old Wood River man lost two teeth and had four stitches taken in his lip when his 13- year-old daughter accidentally hit him with a golf club Sunday. »Richard Joiner, 103 N. 13th St., was watching his daughter swing the club in his backyard when the accident happened. Sunday was the first time the daugther, Janice, had held a golf club in her hand. He was treated at St. Joseph's Hospital

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