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PAGE FOUR ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, JUNE 6,1963 Editorial Father of Sewers Spawns Its Own The father of the Alton scwcr program is about to spawn another. More than 10 years back area fathers began seriously to consider their major sewer, and even more urgent sewage treatment problems. They knew they would have to quit dumping raw sewage into the Mississippi sooner or later. Besides, some areas had the problem of complete lack of sewers. Several major plans were considered. One of them involved formation ol a huge sewer district that would cover Alton, Godfrey, and much of Wood River township. Closer investigation of possibilities, however, indicated the advisability of a more flexible procedure. Alton's advisory commission proposed a .system tor the city would service Alton, the Milton and Rogers avenue areas of Wood River township and part of Godfrey. Thus Alton could proceed with its concentrated program, which would remove perhaps the worst offense against the Mississippi, and Godlrcv and the central part of Wood River township could go ahead independently. Alton's was the most urgent problem of the three. We were under the gun of an edict from federal and state governments to cease polluting tlie river. Tourist Shape The way is open for the community's next move into the tourist business — a major motel in position to take advantage of Great River Road traffic as it develops. Developers of the proposed motel were granted a variance from zoning regulations with regard to parking space requirements Tuesday night. This cleared the way for calling of bids and opening of contracts for the undertaking. The new motel, as is highly apparent won't be the only overnight accommodation potential ready to take advantage of the Great River Road's development. Many of our existing hotel and motel facilities are located within three blocks of the great tourist highway as it skirts the Mississippi. The existence of the hotel accommodations is sure to draw into the city and stop overnight the tourists, and will bring them into our business districts, most of which are close to them. This set of circumstances is sure to strengthen our whole retail trade area, and should have a reviving influence on East Broadway, which already is befng improved with the changes in the Luer business block. Bit by bit we already are shaping up in. anticipation of the Great River Road opening. Some traffic from it should begin trickling through at completion of the McAdams Highway. It will grow as the mileage extends down the Wood River Berm expressway, and more links are completed in the Great River Road both north and south of here. The vision of early promoters of the highway will be borne out for our commercial set to see, though the promoters kept most strongly in mind the idea of preserving for the public the natural scenic facilities to which all America has a right. * * » » » Far East Prod Peking was slow to move — perhaps because of its preoccupation with other problems. But it now has launched a propaganda campaign among other nonwhite nations based on exploitation of such race problems Byproducts of the sewer propos.il included annexation of important portions of Wood River township, and smaller parts of Godfrey. This nude possible the more cconomic.il (on a per capita basis) planning of the city's sewer. Meanwhile Godfrey Ins proceeded with a program that is gaining nationwide attention. It has formed voluntary scwcr districts and proceeded to accept subscriptions from its property owners for construction of sewers and sewage processing "lakes." Then an omitted portion of Wood River township, including the fast-growing areas — both incorporated and unincorporated — north of East Alton formed their scwcr districts. Originally they had been considered a.s part of the major district. The north Wood River township district now is proceeding with a referendum on a S965,000 general obligation bond issue to be followed by a $2,335,000 revenue bond issue to finance a sewer system that will eliminate the backyard disposal programs improvised over the years. The achievement will be an important one for the communities east of us. It can add much to the future basic potentialities of the area's orderly, healthful, and responsible development. » » as Birmingham, Ala. and Jackson, Miss. Red China has two basic motives — if we accept her running battle with Moscow as actual: 1. Discounting the admixture of Oriental strains inherent in Russia, Peking classifies the Russians as outside the mainstream of emerging racial forces in the formerly exploited area. 2. Red China seeks to yell loudly about our difficulties with a view of solidifying the nonwhite forces of the world against the West. The poor of South and Central America have enough Indian mixture in them to be subject to this appeal. It is one of the circumstances we hate to accept that a virulant outside enemy such as Red China should join in the pressure to hurry us toward solution of our own internal problems. But here is an outstanding case of just that. And we can't afford to get caught in a slow approach to an ailment we should have relieved long ago. It's little wonder the President and his staff are turning every effort to a solution. David Lawrence Base Cause of Race Turmoil Is Economic WASHINGTON - Back in the depression days of 1936, a prominent Negro political! in Pittsburgh told this writer why ho had changed from being a Republican to a Democrat. He had previously served for a few years as an assistant U.S. Attorney General in! Washington. The appointment had 1 been given him by a Republican! administration. > "Make no mistake about it,"| he said. "Don't be fooled by all! the talk of social equality. Wei really don't want it. But what we do want is economic opportunity for the Negro — and you can't have that with millions of persons unemployed." These words came to mind on reading this week a sharply worded statement by C. Wilson Harder, President of the National Federation of Independent Business, Inc., which claims to have the largest individual membership of any business organization in the United States. In a letter to Presi dent Kennedy, Mr. Harder — one THE LITTLE WOMAN ..'^L««; tine FMtnris S> mlitntr. IlK.. I9S 1 '.. Win wTTuMn rtwrvwl. 6-6 25 and 50 Years Ago "I hadn't been downtown in ages, so I picked up a few souvenirs of the trip." Readers Forum 111 Wind in Birminham At Last Illinois is moving now toward a realization that it should have achieved years ago. The Senate has a bill that would permit tapping of telephone wires, under close supervision of law-enforcing authorities and courts, to help trap major criminals and crime leaders. The bill was urged by both Chicago's Police Chief Orlando W. Wilson and Cook County State's attorney Daniel Ward as essential. It does, however, contain provisions for supervision of wire tapping which will necessitate much closer work between county prosecutors and police authorities than often is the rule. Over a good many years Madison County state's attorney and sheriffs, for instance, have made a considerable fetish of the separation of their powers of prosecution and investigation. Our present setup here would make it appear the program would work. But the legal relations of the two offices as followed in the county for years would hardly make it likely a state's attorney would require a sheriff or local police to help him develop a case of wire-tapping. of the many white men in the business world .sympathetic to the cause of jobless Negroes — says in part: "John L. Lewis once told one of your predecessors, You can't dig coal with bayonets.' It would j also seem this is most applicable lo the current strife over civil j rights. Bayonets cannot achieve | tolerance. Before it is too late, jit would be well to recognize basic cause of all this turmoil. That cause is an economic one. . "Ail this race strife is engen dered, not because of differences in schools, or differences in any other facilities. The real root can aptly be termed 'belly' racism. If the free-enterprise system were working in America as it should be operating, there would be full employment, opportunity for all, and there would be ah end to race distubances. After all, the American Negro, comprising 10 per cent of the nation's population, is also a market of consumers. Flames of Violence "This is not a problem of the South. The flames of violence are being fed in the North, and the fuel that feeds these flames are 1 economic in nature. In any major metropolis of the North to which the Negroes have migrated, the relief load is high, the relief costs are creating more and more of a burden on the taxpayers. This, in itself, will create more and more animosity, and feelings engendered by econmic considerations, as history shows, are the most violent of all. ... Employed citizens are not rioting citizens." The foregoing in a way emphasizes the shortsightedness of Republican leaders who today merely parrot the Democrats on "civil rights" issues as if that's the way to win Negro votes, when the real emphasis should be on how to bring about full employment. If Drew Pearson's Merry-Go-Round Bolivian Speaks Out for Friendship WASHINGTON — U. S. Ambassador Ben Stephansky has been telling the State Department about a new type of political frankness which is winning admiration in Bolivia. For years it's been popular to kick Uncle Sam in the seat of the pants when you're running for political office in any Latin-American country. However, former Ambassador Victor Andrade, who served as Bolivia foreign minister and longtime envoy to the United States, is employing a different tactic in running for president of Bolivia. When Andrade returned to La Pa/ after giving up his ambassadorial post in Washington, President Paz Estenssoro offered him a position in the cabinet, or an ambassadorial post, or a job as head of the Central Bunk. But Andrade declined. "I've been away a long time," he said. "I want to get around and be with the Bolivian people. "I might tell you," Andrade added, "that I have a theory which some politicians who find it popular to knock the United States may not agree with. Everyone knows I am a friend of the United Slates and I am going to say so. Furthermore, 1 am convinced that the Bolivan people are fed up with hypo crisy. They know we've been supported by the United States for years and they're tired of having us kick the American people who feed us." Andrade referred to the fact that Bolivia has usually voted against the United States or remained neutral on controversial issues before the United Nations and the OAS. Frequently Bolivia has sided with Fidel Castro, even though one-third of the Bolivian budget is paid for by the United States. Ambassador Andrade carried I be starving today. out his promise, made it clear he is a friend of the USA. Furthermore, when a meeting of left wing peasants was about to take place near his farm in the in- Later, when the under secretary for rural affairs addressed the peasant meeting and began to criticize the United States, he of the USA finally had to walk out. terior of Bolivia, he made it ajwas booed so vehemently that it point to go back to his farm]ended the meeting. The critic and greet many of the peasant leaders. Andrade is a member of the revolutionary party which kicked out the foreign tin barons, and it was he who came to Washington and persuaded the Eisenhower administration to support the new Bolivian regime; so he can speak with conviction about both revolution and Amer- suds through her dishes or laun Detern«ut Deterrents The Battle of the Soap Lobbies is being fought on Capitol Hill over something the housewife uses most—detergents. But while she runs the foamy Perhaps in the wake of the crisis at Birmingham, it is time to re-examine the whole situation as it relates to race relations. There were also heavy international complications that could not be foreseen. What did we lose in Birmingham and what did we gain? Birmingham was different from Little Rock and different from Oxford. There was the threat of mass violence latent in the demonstrations, and on the night of the riot the nation trembled on the verge of its worst disastei since the Civil War. There was a perceptible move ment of the Negro race toward the' extreme, and the leaders ol those demonstrations found themselves hard put to control the emotions of the people in the face of brutal police tactics. It has since become apparent that there would be other Birm- inghams even though it was also apparent that we could not really afford that one. But it was in Africa where we ;ot our biggest surprise. The repression in Birmingham came at lie time of the Summit Conference in Addis Ababa and tended o heighten the race tension in hat continent. Jomo Kenyatta, sometimes leader of the Man Mau and now pro- mier designate of Africa's new est nation, cabled Mr. Kennedy There were other cables and bitte criticism of our nation in tin African press. This criticism was particular!? harsh in those nations which have counted as pro-west and a the conference Nigeria's Foreign Minister equated our nation will South Africa. Then Ben Bella, tin bitter Algerian, announced that h had 10,000 guerilla fighters (vol unteers) ready to send into For tugese Angola. All this did not begin with Birm ingham. Neither will it end with it. For the bitter repressions a Birmingham will long lie over tli conscience of the world. The wil of men everywhere was strength ened in a determination to be free, and much of the world hac begun to see this problem in a perspective different from the one in which we normally see it. It was no longer, "The problem of the American Negro," bui the problem of an elite, a minority of humanity seeking to hole on to special privileges. The world had begun actively to seek an answer to that problem. Birm- ngham was the wind — an ill wind — that promises to blow no one any good. . WARDELL T. JOHNSON 1009 Carson Street. June 6,1938 A bullet, lodged in William Gissal's chest in 1921 when he prevented a holdup at the H. K. Johnston Hardware Co., was removed. Because of the seriousness of his condition at the time he was wounded, physicians made no attempt to remove the bullet, but it had worked itself closer to the surface and surgery was advised. Frank R. Milnor, retired drug store owner and bank official in Litchfield, died in his native Alton. His wife, Mary, daughter of the into Capt. and Mrs. D. R. Sparks, had preceded him in death in 1931 a few years after they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in the Prospect Street home where they had been married. The George M. Levis property on Washington avenue at "Mills Curve" was sold by its owner, Mrs. Adele Levis Olin Rand, to Edwin D. Cox, who planned to convert it into a three- apartment building. Graduates of St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing were: Pauline Virginia Albertlna, Delia Jeanette Binney, Vera Virginia Dorsey, Virginia Harriet Gllworth, Mary Catherine Mendel, Mildred Marcella Mlekush, Catherine Pavitchich, Lucille Petton, Clara Skeen, Helen Voumard. George Frank Klein, and John Francis Quinn. Area postmaster appointments referred to the Senate by President F. D. Roosevelt were Joseph L. Lampert, Alton; Lee C. Vlnyard, East Alton; Roy R. Pattison, Godfrey; and Zeno G. Stoecklin, Wood River. The Rev. George M. Link, pastor of St. Benedict's Church at Auburn, had been appointed to the newly created position of Illinois state naturalist, with headquarters at or near Pere Marquette State Park. Harry Lowe, who returned to Alton from Detroit, purchased the filling station located on Route 140 south of Bethalto. Mrs. Margaret Greene Howse, whose "Susie's Kitchen Kabinet Band" had raised $1,200 in a series of "concerts" as a nucleus for an eventual $20,000 fund designated for establishing a home for the blind, visited Alton's sight- saving class at Milton School after some years away from the city. The proposed $3,000 bond issue for street improvement at Brighton was defeated, 132 to 102. June 6,1913 Richard S. Metcalfe of Lincoln, Nebr., formerly of Alton, was named governor of the Panama Canal Zone. William Jennings Bryan, secretary of state, swung the'appointment tor Metcalfe, a Bryan associate and editor 6! Bryan's paper, "The Commoner." The job'paid * $12,000 a year. Metcalfe was a cousin of 3p seph T. .Quigley and Mrs. George K. Hopkins of Alton. ..'•., Alfred W. Sweetman of 217 Cherry St., Was, robbed by a pickpocket he befriended by faking him home and offering to rent him a room. The pickpocket divested Sweetman of his wallet during the stroll to the Sweetman menage but gained little for his trouble. Searchers tor the thief found a bank deposit slip showing Sweetman had deposited" $1,950 In a -Hardln bank and a smaller sum in an Alton bank' the same day. Sweetman said all he*had retained in cash was $11 and this was the total of the pickpocket's loot. John Schulenberg, driving a team of horses on Missouri Point, made the mistake of clapping liis hands when he saw a swarm 'of bees in the distance. The bees, It appeared, were attracted by the noise and lit^on ^chulenberg's head. They were attracted away by Will and Henry Brown, experienced bee men, who put them in a hive. John Glynn, 32, collector of Alton Township, died at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John F. Glynn. The retail clerk's union was demanding that Alton stores close at 6 p.m. daily, except on Saturdays and during the pre-Chrlstmas shopping rush.- Frank Owen, who lia'd sold a large, black •' horse to Alton Fire Department, agreed to supply another animal when it developed that the original horse simply would not do. The horse out-ran anything else the department had in tests, but refused to function when the chips were down. For instance, during more than a week of training, the horse refused to leave its stall at the sound of the fire bell and, during the excitement of a rush to a fire, plunged about wildly — or stood pat, refusing to move at all. Henry Brueggemann, Alton postmaster, was notified that the Alton Post Office had been elevated to first class status, a move that raised Brueggemann's pay to $3,100 a year. The Allen-Scott Report May Delay His Visit to Moscow Shone Through Darkness His Holiness, Pope John XXIII, s dead. We, his children, mourn our loss, but rejoice in his en- rance into his eternal heavenly ionic. tain the highest office in the world. He was our shepherd, our light, and our holiness. May each of us express our love , His life was an example for all j and loss for our most beloved of his followers. His virtues of loliness, humility, and kindness shone through the darkness of the vorld that mankind has blackened vith his sins. The Supreme Pontiff used the jobs become scarce or if Negroes (many blessings God had bestow- ican friendship. When the peasant stopped by his ranch, Andrade told them: "My dog doesn't bite the hand that feeds him. Why should we bite the hand of the friend that feeds us? If it wasn't for the United States, you would Alton Evening Telegraph Published Dally by Alton Telegraph PrlntlnB Company P. B. COUSLEY. Publisher PAUL S. COUSLEY. Editor Subscription price 40c weekly by carrier, by mall $12 a year In Illinois and Missouri. $18 In all other states. Mail subscriptions not accepted In towns where carrier delivery la available. MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ~'jt Aiioclated Press la exclusively milled to the use for publication of all news dispatches credited In this paper and to the local news published herein. MEMBER. THE AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATION Local Advertising Rates and Contract Information on application at the Telegraph business office, 111 Ens! Broadway, Alton, 111. National Advertising Representatives: The Braiiham Chicago, Company, New York, Detroit and St. Louis. are favored against whites just for political purposes, the antagonism to Negroes inside certain labor unions even in the North will ocntinue to grow. Chairman Adam Clayton Powell of the House Education and Labor Committee, a Negro, points out that even in a prosperous community like Washington, D.C. three times as many Negroes are unemployed as whites. Spokesman Dr. Kenneth B. Clark, a prominent Negro spokesman who is professor of psychology at City College in New York City, says this week in a copyrighted interview in "U.S. News & World Report"! "Negroes are protesting against racial discrimination in jobs that is as insidious in the North as throughout the South — in spite of state laws against discrimination in employment. New York City is offered as an example of liberal legislation and practices on this subject. Yet the fact of the matter is that even here the overwhelming majority of Negroes and Puerto Ricans are relegated to menial, low-paid jobs and an: exploited by labor unions as much as by employers. . . . "The job discrimination against Negroes has been so widespread and has continued for so long that you may have to engage in some kind of compensatory posi live discrimination to overcome the effects of this long-standing injustice. I think that employers will have to go out and actively recruit Negroes as Negroes. "Obviously, an employer cannot employ an incompetent Negro merely because he is a Negro. But, if it is necessary for business and industry to develop specialized training programs in order to be able to employ a representative number of Negroes in skilled managerial and execu- . . , live.- positions — then this must The lobby is led by Proctor &j, j(> dom , •• Gamble, whose chairman, Ncilj As Amoi . ica continues to in- McElroy. was secretary of do- ] ( . mis( . jn p Opu | ation , tnc problem of finding jobs for competent in- Idry tub, public health experts leaders I are setting more and more per turbcd over the amount of non- soluble foam dumped into American streams or seeping through American soil to springheads. The situation has become so bad that Congressman Henry Reuss, D-Wis., has introduced a bill which, two years from this ed upon him to show us one doesn't need wealth or power to at- friend and pastor by working to attain his most cherished desire, peace for mankind. The Pope is home. All hearts rejoice in his arrival. May we live our lives so we may join our Lead er in the home of the Blessec Trinity. MRS. JOHN BUCHANAN, 2515 Salu CROSSWORD - - - By Eugene Sbeffer 31 34 4-1- SO 53 43 44 \(o 13 7.9 51 to 41 17 14- 3o 4-7 10 27 4-9 HORIZONTAL 41. lawyer's month (June 30, 1965) ban synthetic detergents would which do not decompose, particularly alkyl-benzene sullonate, better known as ABS. The big soap and detergent makers, however, are battling furiously against Reuss's bill and u companion bill introduced in have employed the former White House aide under Ike, Bryce Harlow as their Washington lobbyist. Teamed up with this giant soap combine is the British combine, Level 1 manufactures Brothers, soap and which detergents all the way from India to New Zealand, to say nothing of the United States. «0 1U63. Bell Syndicate. Inc.) dividuals in all races will grow. The politicians may think that their chatter about "civil rights" will win them votes, but they will find out in time that only tull employment in an expanding economy will reduce the basic discontent which is really aggravating the race problem in America today. (J late, N.Y. Herald-Tribune, Inc.) charge 42. chief commander 60. curved molding 51. notch 52. cut grass 53. Afrikaaner 54. contradict 55. god of flocks VERTICAL 1. haze 2. miscellany 3. affirmative 4. vehicles 5. genus of lily family 6. adult male 7. for 8. gleam 9. resin 10. money of account 11. snakeliko fish 16. cistern Answer to yesterday's puzzle. 17. feebleminded person 20. implor* 21. cant 22. South American mountain! 23. pure 24. golf mound* 25. foreign 26. American inventor 37. marks to let stand 29. loyal 32. previous) 36. trouble* 38. direct 39. petulant 41. Scandinavian 42. sailor (slang) 43. personality 44. born 45. find th* sum 49. 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Mao is due in the Kremlin on July 5 for his "ideological" showdown meeting with Premier Khrushchev, but the Central Intelligence Agency hasn't been able to find out how long this summit session will last or to forecast its outcome. . White House efforts to shed some light on the Chinese Communist leader's plans through a series of high-level secret communications with the Kremlin have produced no better information. Other . diplomatic inquiries through governments friendly with both Moscow and Peiping have come up with only guesti- mates that the Chinese-Russian summit will last a week — or right up to the day Freeman is set to arrive. While White House officials are keeping the trip and reasons behind it a deep secret, aides of Freeman have told Democratic farm-state senators that the Agriculture Secretary will sound out the Russians on the possible sale of U. S. surplus farm commodities, including wheat. The senators were informed that Freeman plans to spend about 15 days in Russia and the same amount of time touring Poland, Bulgaria and Rumania, conferring wtih Communist officials and comparing their methods of agriculture with ours. "The visit is all arranged," one Agriculture Department spokesman told the farm-state legislators. "Only the date of arrival is uncertain because of the lack ol information about the Soviet-Chinese summit meeting in Moscow. The President doesn't want a member of his cabinet in Moscow at the same time that meeting is going on. That would raise some eyebrows in this country." Significantly, the Freeman aide added: "President Kennedy hopes to make an announcement about Soviet troop withdrawals from Cuba later this month, and that statement should improve U.S.- Soviet relations before the Secretary makes his trip." The New Bra Secretary Freeman's trip to Moscow and the recent tour of Russia's atomic power plants by Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg, chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, are the start of a high-level Today's Prayer When human agencies fail, we ;urn to Thee, heavenly Father, assured that all things are possible with Thee. Whether it be storms that threaten loss or burdens that appear unbearable, Thou are our refuge, Thou art our strength. Whether it be illness of body and soul, Thou are our sure defense and salvation. Again and again Thou hast so proved Thyself sufficient for all our earthly needs. We praise Thee from our icarts and take courage through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen. —John Marvin Rast, Columbia, S.C., executive secretary, Methodist Board of Education. (© 19B3 by the Division of Christian Education. National Council of the exchange of top U.S. and Soviet Officials. The administration is sounding out the Kremlin on possible visits by other Cabinet members and at least one high official in the Defense Department. The While House objective Is to try to improve U.S.-Soviet relations and to use these visits to try to persuade Khrushchev to take the linal step toward agreeing to a nuclear test ban treaty. President Kennedy has told members of his.cabinet that he wants no stone left unturned in the effort to reach an "acceptable" nuclear test ban agreement with the Russians this year. Traveling Family Agriculture Secretary Freeman isn't the only member of his family due to be traveling overseas. Connie, his teenage daughter, is planning to leave this month for a stay in Germany where the attractive high school student will spend a year with a German family. His 14-year-old son, Mike, will embark on a three-week tour of Europe with his scout troop. Mrs. Freeman, who is helping ier husband prepare for his trip :o Russia, plans to visit friends in Minnesota while the family is away. This week, she is devoting ier time to the State Department's Foreign Agriculture Organ- zation conference at which her husband is the host. / Problem Citizen President Kennedy's smile now grows thin at the mention of Winston Churchill's name. Aides report that the President s hopping mad at the wartime D rime Minister for urging the British government to oppose his plan for a NATO surface fleet armed with Polaris missiles. Churches of Christ in the U. s. A.) (Q 1B63, The Hall Syndicate, Inc.) MIRROR OF YOUR MIND By JOSEPH WHITNEY cent under hypnotic influence. When an athlete's performance is restrained by inhibitions, almost any distracting device will tend to improve his performance. Even such mechanisms as grunting and shouting may lessen psychological deterrents, and help 'the athlete draw on his maximum physical, mental and emotional capacities. Should a man's canter come first? Answer: Man rarely has to nake an "either-or" choice be- ween family and career. As a •ule, he hopes, to give each mem- jer the necessary share of ils time und attention. Even if 10 decides which rates higher n his life plans, he may not be ible to stick to his decision be- •nuse fumily and career are nterdcpendent. However, a wise \ Can athletes be helped by hypnosis? Do most people fear anesthesia? Answer: Some patients are afraid they will reveal discreditable subconscious thoughts while they are asleep, but with present anesthetic techniques, that fear Is largely unfounded. When ether was commonly, used to put surgical patients to sleep, it had the reputation of creating scenes and confessions nan will inventory himself now Answer: Hypnosis Is Imprac- on the operating table. How- nd then to see if he is mak- tical as an aid to running, ever, ether took m u c h longer ng disproportionate efforts in jumping, etc., but athletic t h a n present-day anesthetic >ne area, to the detriment of strength, as in shot-putting, has techniques, and patients were another. been increased up to 30 per in a longer hazy trance. «O iWi, King features, Synd.. Inc.)

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