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Inside: ...... PAGE 4 SOCIAL .... PAGF S OBITUARY ..... PAGE 10 SPORTS . . . . , . PAGE II TELEVISION . ; : : £AGE !J COMICS ....... PAGE 14 CLASSIFIED . . '. ; . PAGE IS ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Serving the Alton Community for More Than 127 Years FAIR SUNDAY Low 75, High 95 (Complete Wenther, Page 2) Established January 15, 1836. Vol. CXXVIII, No. 124 ALTON, ILL., SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 1963 18 PAGES 7c Per Copy Member of The Associated Press. Six of Family Die in Crash PONTIAC, III. (AP)—Six members of a family starting on vacation were killed today when their car crashed into a truck parked beside U.S. 66 near Pontiac. Lexington Peaceful Once More LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP)-This furniture manufacturing city of 18,000, torn by racial strife in which one man was killed Thursday night, resumed its normal bustling weekend activity today after a quiet, uneventful night. Some 200 North Carolina Highway Patrol officers remained in the city and immediate vicinity. There was no indication when they would be withdrawn. Their presence and a heavy rain combined to keep people off the streets Friday night and case the tension. Inlegrationists Demonstrate In St. Louis ST. LOUIS (AP)—Negro leaders in St. Louis say there will be further demonstrations to protest alleged discrimination against 4,800 Negro public school children who are transported by bus daily to integrated schools. Friday 30 pickets, both Negroes and whites, set up a human barricade in front of 12 school buses and prevented 500 children from going to school as a protest over "face-to-face segregation." The leader of the group, the Rev. Frank M. Reid, described face-to-face segregation as a situation in which Negroes are integrated and segregated at the same time. "The Negro students are some- Five of the dead were children. Trooper Charles Beck of the slate police said those killed were Charles J. Kozr;nplik, 41, and his children, Randy 10, Lorrie 8, Debbie (j, Lana 3, and a baby girl Kimberly, about 7 months old. Kozumplik's wife, Dorothy, 37. who had been driving the car, was too seriously injured to be queslioned. She, and two survivors among the seven youngsters, Karen 11, and Ronda 2, were taken to St. James Hospital. Beck said the names were sup plied by a relative, Mrs. Louise Passo of Norwood Park. The Kozumpliks and their sun- suit-clad youngsters left their home at Rolling Meadows, near Arlington Heights, 111., before daylight to start for California in the family car, Mrs. Passo said. North of Pontiac, the car apparently veered to the shoulder where the big truck rig was parked, and crashed against the rear of it. The driver of the truck, Dial Raser, 36, told Beck he had pulled well off the roadway when he stopped to check his tires. Raser, of Decatur, 111., said the accident occurred just after he got back into his cab and was ready to continue. He said he saw the station AMERICANS AT VATICAN The three American Cardinals who are in Rome pose with Amleto Giovanni Cardinal Cicognani at a meeting of 39 Cardinals preparing arrangements for the election of a new Pontiff. Left to of Chicago; James Francis Cardinal Mclntyre, Archbishop of Los Angeles; Cardinal Cicognani and Joseph Elmer Hitter, Archbishop of St. Louis. The two other American Cardinals are not right, Albert Gregory Cardinal Meyer in Rome, yet. (AP Wirephoto) times forced to enter through different doors," the Rev. Mr. Reid said, "and activities at the integrated schools are often segregated activities." The demonstration Friday resulted from the efforts of a group called the Committee for Parents of Transported Students. The committee name derives from a St. Louis school board program launched three w»eks ago to take pupils from five overcrowded schools in West St. Louis to less crowded schools, mainly in South St. Louis. Boy Charged In Woolworth Theft A 12-year-old Alton boy was charged with petty theft Friday afternoon at the F. W. Woolworth Co. Store. The manager of the store, C. D. Christensen, told Alton police that the boy was caught with about $2.50 worth of toys including four water pistols, five toy watches and three boxes of caps for a cap pistol. In his possession he also had a toy racer which police said he had shoplifted from the S. S. Kresge Co. store on Thursday. The case was remanded to youth authorities. wagon driven by Mrs. Kozumplik and waited for it to pass, but it swerved and crashed. British Fear Laos Crisis Is Worsening ~ MOSCOW (AP) - Britain has warned the Soviet Union that the situation in strife-ridden Laos may become worse. There are alarming indications, a British note said, that the Communist-backed Pathet Lao faction DATA AT THE DAM 8a.m. temperature Yesterday's today 81". hl(!h92°, low 74°. River stage below Precipitation dam at 8 a.m. 24 hrs. to 8 a.m. 6.2. Pool 23.4. None. may be getting ready for more attacks on the so-called neutralist forces. The British made the warning public Friday night here and in London as the Soviet Union released another note in the diplomatic battle over Laos. The Soviet Union proposed that Britain join it in sending another message to all Laotian factions. The message asserts that the United States is stirring up trouble in Laos by supplying anti- Communist elements with arms. The British have refused to sign the proposed message. Britain and the Soviet Union were cochairmcn of the Gensva conferences on Laos and have primary responsibility for bringing peace to the Asian kingdom. Plans for Western military maneuvers in Thailand, near the borders of Laos, were denounced today by the Soviet press. Cardinals Organize Conclave VATICAN CITY (AP)—The cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church named two commissions today to supervise arrangement! for the conclave that will meet June 19 to choose the successor to Pope John XXIII. As the cardinals met for their fourth daily session since the Pope's death, workmen hauled bedding, plumbing and building materials into the area of the Sistine Chapel where the secret conclave will be sealed in for the voting. There were 41 cardinals—half the total of the Sacred College—at the meeting. They decided t" meet again Sunday, even though it is the major religious feast day of Trinity Sunday. The cardinals agreed that, he- cause the upcoming conclave will be the biggest in history, each cardinal will be allowed only one aide. One commission was named to supervise such details. The other was named to distribute the "cells," or partitioned areas within the Sistine Chape! for each cardinal during the vot ing. To Explain Puzzle Of City's Surplus That puzzle over the city's $100,000 .surplus is flue for a public solution. City Council finance chairman Mailland Timmermeiere is calling in professional accountants to help show the way out of the little puzzle—how can the money be there when it isn't? And how can the money not be there when it's supposed to be? To Monday night's finance committee meeting he has invited representatives of the C. J. Schlos- Cliarge Egypt With Staging Air Raids JIDDA, Saudi'Arabia (AP) — The Defense Ministry charged Friday that three Egyptian planes had raided Saudi border towns Thursday, causing casualties and damage. A communique said two Soviet- made MIG jets and an Ilyushin bomber had struck at Najjran and Khams. "Our antiaircraft guns fired and drove the planes off," the communique reported. The second of nine daily Masse during an official mourning pe riod for Pope John was celebratei by Archbishop Roberto Ronca. At ter the Mass, in the chapel of tin choir in St. Peter's Basilica, the archbishop gave absolution befon a symbolic coffin surmounted witl the Pope's triple crown. Prelates here from the United States were James Francis Cardi nal Mclntyre of Los Angeles Joseph Elmer Cardinal Ritter of St. Louis, and Albert Gregory Cardinal Meyer of Chicago. Still due were Francis Cardinal Spellman of New York and Richard Cardinal Gushing of Boston, While the princes of the Roman Catholic Church prepared to choose a new ruler, the world's half billion Roman Catholics con- tined mourning for the departed Pope. Lines of praying Catholics moved past the tomb of Pope John in the dimly lit grotto of St. Peter's Basilica on the second of the nine days of formal mourning. Across from St Peter's, workmen prepared the Sistine Chapel for the centuries-old procedure of papal election. Once the conclave is begun Ihe cardinals will be locked in their Car Over Embankment Rev. Bill Beeny Injured In Crash Near Wood River ROSEWOOD HEIGHTS - The Rev. Bill Beeny of St. Ann, Mo., was admitted to Wood River Township Hospital at 5:50 p.m. Friday after his automobile ran down an embankment on Rte. Ill at Vaughn's Hill. Rev. Beeny, known as the "circuit rider" on television, has been arrested several times in Missouri the past two years for allegedly operating a youth ranch that does not meet the specifications of the state. Rev. Beeny has denied the charges and has appealed the order to close the ranch to higher courts. Recently Rev. Beeny was arrested in Warrenton, Mo., and spent several days in jail before being released on bond. The Rev. Beeny is well-known in the Alton area where he attended Sluirtleff College. He has preached and held evangelistic meetings in many area churches. The Rev. Beeny's condition was reported as fair today. He has been under sedation for pain in his head and chest. State Trooper Donald Matluck arrived at the scene five minutes after Bueny's car plunged down the embankment, and traveled about 150 feet to the bottom. The embankment is about 50 feet deep where the car came to a stop. Matlock told the Telegraph this morning that the car remained upright and the only damage was from a marker post the vehicle struck on its way down. Beony complained of pain in his head and chest and was unable to give Matlock any information to what caused the accident. Matcloek said Beeny was put under sedation immediately after he u-rived at the hospital in a Marks Ambulance. A woman driver told the state trooper she was driving directly behind Beeny's car which ran off the road and plunged down t h e embankment. quarters until they have picked a new Pope. Two ballots will be cast each morning and afternoon until someone gets the required two-thirds majority. Windows of the Sistine Chapel will be whitewashed to preserve utmost secrecy. The size of the College of Cardinals, increased to an all-time high by Pope John, has created unprecedented problems. When Pope John XXIII was elected in 1958, there were only 52 cardinals. Each was accompanied by two or three aides. Each cardinal is provided separate sleeping quarters along with accommodations for his aides. Cooking and dining facilities also must be set up since the prelates cannot leave the conclave area. The press for space is such that the cardinals reportedly will he restricted to only one aide each .his time. Alton Man Slashed in Bus Fracas Leandrew Lancaster of Alton vas one of three passengers who verc slashed with a knife Friday during a disturbance aboard a St. ..ouis-bound Greyhound bus on U.S. 66 south of Springfield. Howard Striker of LaGrange, driver of the bus, said Frank Phillips, 50, of Rock Island, started the disturbance when he became abusive with other passengers. Neither Lancaster nor another passenger, Archie Halford of Edinburg, were hospitalized after they received knive wounds, the Associated Press said. An off- duty driver, who was not immediately identified, also suffered cuts. Striker said he drove to state police district headquarters on U.S. 66 while the off-duty driver and two other passengers subdued Phillips. The bus had left Springfield a short time earlier. State police said a companion riding with Phillips said they had been drinking. Phillips was charged with aggravated assault and leld in Sangamon County Jail. He was not injured. ser firm, which has been auditing the city's books and serving as accounting adviser, to come in and explain the puzzle publicly. His move was made in reaction to a letter of inquiry from Hugh Baxter, president of the Alton Citizens for Better Government. The council voted to file the letter, which raised the question of a difference between Mayor P. W. Day and former City Manager Frank Zeitlin. Zeillin, in his budget message to the council last mid-March said that the appropriation he was proposing for the city's general fund was "just over $100,000 less than the last appropriation." He added that expenditures in the fiscal year just about to end would be -"about $112,000 less than its appropriation." The finance group has only two matters on its regular agenda for Monday's session; the audit of current bills, and the pending application on behalf of policemen, firemen and employes of the city library for pay increases. University of Alabama Barricaded, Guarded New Fines Put on U. S. Tuna Boats QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The U.S. tuna boats White Star and Ranger, already under $26,272 Tine on charges of illegal fishing in Ecuadorean territorial waters, received additional fines Friday. The captain of the port of Sa- inas imposed a fine of $83 on each boat for alleged disrespect to naval authorities, disobediance of orders by the maritime police, ind improper use of their radio transmitters. The two boats were seized May i. Nineteen other boats in the California-based fleet accompanied the White Star and Rangei nto Salinas port, A special U.S. mission begai negotiations with Ecuadorean authorities Friday in an effort to avoid further incidents involving U.S. tuna boats operating off the coast of Ecuador. This country along with neighboring Peru anc Chile claim jurisdiction over fishing 200 miles off their coasts. Deliberate Crash Causes Five Deaths Jail Escapee Is Quickly Captured WHITTINGTON, 111. (AP) — George 0. Carman, 25, of West Frankfort, III. who escaped Friday from the Franklin County jail, was arrested a few hours later near Whittington in northern Franklin County. Police said Carman stole two cars during his escape. One of the autos ran out of gas and he stole the other. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP)—Five persons died today in a four-cai crash caused, officers said, by the deliberate ramming of one autmoibile by the jealous husband of one of the victims. Deputy Coroner George Hannah said Edward Sylvia, who escapee serious injury, admitted ramming the car in which Audry Sylvia, 21 was riding with Sylvia's employer, Donald W. Gordon, 41. Mrs. Sylvia and Gordon were rilled. Also killed in the ensuing pileup of cars which strewed wreckage in both northbound and southbound lanes of the freeway were: David L. Danner, 31, of Portland, Ore. Helen B. Greene, 50, of Portland, Danner's mother-in-law. Dean Walter Cook, 24, of Fremont. Three passengers riding with Cook were injured. GEE, WHAT A BANG! President Kennedy watches intently at a demonstration of weapons at the Naval Ordinance Test Station, China Lake, Calif. (AP Wirephoto) Jack Inspecting, Politicking in South By FRANK COKM1KK LOS ANGELES (AP)—President Kennedy leU missiles behind today and began bearing down on politics, courting the women's vole after lining up California's governor as an informal political agent. rODAY'S CHUCKLE A wolf is a man who treats all women as sequels. (© 1963, General Features Corp.) India Asks Research ForOralContraceptive LONDON (AP)-M. C. Chagla, India's high commissioner in London appealed Friday night to the United States and Britain for research to produce an oral contraceptive for India. Kennedy, winding up three days of military displays in the three states, arranged a midmorning appearance at a breakfast im.et- ing of Democratic women. This was only a few hours after -mending another dining session Friday night limited to party contributes in the $1,000 class. Earlier Friday Kennedy tagge California Gov. Edmund G. Browi to undertake a speaking tou .hroughout* the West. The chief executive showed U] TrWay night at the senior pron )f John Burroughs High School o iurburban Burbank to make amends for nearly bumping the graduating class from the mair Dallroom in Kennedy's hotel. Originally California Democrat? planned to move the Burbank seniors from the grand ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel to make way for the President and his $l,000-a-couple affair. But Kennedy vetoed the idea—once he had heard of the seniors' plight— and arranged for the party dinner to be held in the same hotel but n two smaller rooms with a more restricted seating capacity than the ballroom. With comedian Jack Benny at Kennedy saw missiles, missiles, missiles. National Guardsmen Summoned TUSCALOOSA. Ala. CAP) — A sourer close to Gov. George C. Wallace said today lhat Alabama national guardsmen were en route hrrr for use. if needed, to preserve law and order whrn two Negroes enroll at the white University of Alabama Tuesday. The guard units are not part of the -1.000 Alabama guardsmen who will begin summer training Sunday. The source 1 did not .say when or bow the guardsmen would arrive and did not say where they wen from. President Kennedy presumably could take control of all Alabama guardsmen by fede-ralizing them as was done in the Little Rock, Ark., and Oxford, Miss., integration crises. The source close to the governor emphasised lhat no state forces would be used to try to keep the Negroes from being ad! milled. Stiindhy liaMs The source said that the governor ordered the units to the university on a standby basis, [wssib- ly to discourage sending of regular soldiers to the campus. Five representatives of segregationist Gov. Wallace flew into Tuscaloosa to inspect the layout around the campus. They planned to return to the state capital of Montgomery later today and report to the governor. The campus was isolated by bright yellow barricades. Segregationist leaders urged their fol- his side, Kennedy showed up it the prom after skipping out on the Democratic dinner. Matching wits and guffaws with Benny, Kennedy said, "I want to thank you very much for letting us have the smaller rooms upstairs." And in a more serious mood, the President said: "All that ti:is country is and all that it hopes to become is right here in this room tonight." Kennedy flew to Los Angeles The Navy, at China Lake, Calif., just prior to Kennedy's flight here blew up a modest section of the Mojave Desert in an impressive display of new weapons for the chief executive. Then Kennedy helicoptered to the roof of his Los Angeles area hotel, coincidentally avoiding street-bound pickets urging stronger presidential leadership in the civil rights field. The President planned to leave here during the evening for Honolulu to address a Sunday meeting of the nation's mayors. The topic: civil rights. Indicted Man Arrested on New Charge ~ Nathaniel Townser, 22, of 1608 'iasa St., pleaded innocent to (ate charges of burglary and lar- eny this morning in the court of 3 olice Magistrate George E. Robrts, and at noon was being held n lieu of $10,000 bond. Townser and a companion were arrested this morning after police had stopped the pair for routine questioning and discovered in the car loot from the Moyer Building Supply Co., 519 Belle St., burglarized late Friday night or early Saturday morning. The companion, John Calvin George, pleaded guilty to a disorderly conduct charge and was fined $10 and costs. Police said he had volunteered to keep the loot in his car for Townser. Taken in the burglary was a typewriter, hammer, a pair of sheet metal cutters and an electric drill. Unless Townser posts bond, he will he taken to Counts' Jail in PRESIDENT AT PROM „.,,„,. -_-_- Among the 28 passengers were President Kennedy is surrounded by was hold in the same hotel in Beverly I Fleet Adm. j. H. sides Marine a mass ot ten-agers as the Chief Execu- Hills, Calif., last night as the Demo- Maj. Gen. Donald M. Welle, and ttve gives the graduating class of John eratic $l,000-a-cou|ile fund raising din- the presidential aide.. Ta^woii ate Friday afternoon after more than two days of military inspection in three states—Colorado, Slew Mexico and Texas—as well as with the Pacific Fleet off the West Coast. In these displays Big Brass in Emergency Landing ALAMEDA, Calif (AP) — A S'avy DCfi carrying the command- r in chief of (ho Pacific Fleet, he deputy commanding general f the fleet Marine force, and -"resident Kennedy's personal na- al aide to Hawaii was forced to eturn to California today when on the engines caught fire 700 liles west of Los Angeles, the iivy said. The plane made a safe landing , c ' ll(l 0| tlu ' Lewis bridge over the at the Alameda Naval Air Station ^''• ssu '"' i mvr ' Missouri State po- jat ,i:j8 a.m. jlici 1 reported. Among the 28 passengers were! Injured in the accident were Geurge Grimier, I'l-i, his wife, Pa- uui tricia. Hi, of -1616 Cope Ave., St. lowers to combat integration with dollars instead ot of violence. Eugene (Bull) Connor, the militant former Birmingham police commissioner, called for a massive boycott of white merchants who advocate racial equality or erase the color line in their stores. Hundreds of 1 a w-enforcement officers, under orders to prevent :rouble when two Negroes arrive to enroll at the university Tuesday, put the campus off limits to all but students, faculty members, and authorized visitors, including scores of newsmen. At the State Capitol in Montgomery, Gov. George C. Wallace, who has sworn to bar the Negroes from the university but has asked others to keep i.way, worked on another in a series of stay-at-home appeals. He will make a statewide radio-television broadcast Sunday night. Promise Wallace has promised to appear at the university t" challenge a court order to admit the two Negroes and to do the same at the university extension center at Huntsville two days later when a third Negro is scheduled to enroll. A federal court has ordered him not to interfere with the integration. Connor, recently voted out of office by Birmingham residents wanting a change of government, spoke at a Citizens Council rally Friday night in a high school auditorium at suburban Holt, Ala. The white South's only remaining hope, said the Democratic national committeeman, "is economics. Boycott 'em." He referred to merchants and other businessmen, w ho he charged, have "traded out with the Negroes." Another speaker, C. E. Hornsby Jr. of Centreville, Ala., added his voice to the swelling no-mob- violence chorus but said white Edwarclsvillc Monday morning, i Southerners should fight back le is currently under indictment'[with other retaliatory measures. >y Madison County Circuit Court j Presiding over the council rally Jrand Jury for two other recent (was Executive Secretary Leonard Jiirglarit's. He had been released:Wilson, a former University of on bond June li. ' (Continued mi 1'agc 10 Col, 1) Cars Met Headon Crash at South End of Lewis Bridge Injures 3 Three St. Louis area persons were injured about 7 a.m. today in a head on collision at the south , Burroughs High School of BurbanU, ner which Kennedy attended earlier. Cant, a big thrill by making an appear- (AP Wirephoto) ance at their senior prom. The dance I t Shepard, a Navy spokesman said. The group took off again for Hawaii at S a.m. Louis, and Thomas Sec, 62, of 162 Talisman Lane, Spanish Lake. Police' said Grimier, the driver lot one car and his wife suffered lacerations, abrasions and possible internal injuries, and See suffered a right leg injury. They were taken to St. Joseph's Hospital for emergency treatment and later transferred to St. Louis hospitals. According to police, Grimler's car was south bound and cut sharply to the left from behind another auto near the bridge entrance, striking head-on the northbound machine driven by See. The accident partially blocked traffic on Kte. 67 for a time.

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