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PAGE TWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 1963 CLOUDY AND WARMER Showers and thiinde.rshowers are forecast for Wednesday night over scattered parts of northern and central Plains and into portions of the mid- Mississippi valley with a li«Ie rain or drizzle likely along the norlh Pacific coast. Cool or cooler temperatures will 2 White Men Hurt rover the north Atlantic states and into the Lakes and Ohio valley regions. Continued ho< weather is indicated for the Gulf coast and it \vill be warmer in the Mississippi valley, northern Plains and parts of <he northern Plateau. (AP Wirephoto Map) WeatherVorecast 111 Cambridge Riots CAMBRIDGE. Md. (API—Two 1 window of a second-floor apart white men were shot and at least i men! occupied by a white woman four other persons were injured '•• Three fires, one a when a race riot erupted in I his j alarm blaze, broke out nf'T fire small Eastern Shore community j bombs were tossed int:i business late Tuesday night. |establishments operated by white Jerome Shenton, 36, owner ofMn the Negro section. Police founc an auto paint and fender shop, j homemade fire bombs lashioiiea and George Bernard Todd, -12. a i from hcer bottles filled with gaso- Alton and vicinity — Mostly State Ok's Job on Central Alton City Council's emergency appropriation of $30.000 of motor furl tax funds for replacement of the pavement on Central Avenue between K. Broadway and -1th, has boon approved by the Illinois Department of Public Works. The new pavement is necessitated because of damage done when, the sewer bursted in ai May IB rain delude. I In a lotlor from Virden K. Stuff, chief highway engineer, city authorities were informed today that approval of the appropriation is predicated on elimination of the sewer problem which caused loss of the present pavement. With the ilans lo be submitted for the lew pavement, the city is directed to show I he scope and nature of the remedial work done to correct the sewer trouble. Repairs to Ihe sewer were com- fire insurance adjuster. wei v in two of these places. struck by shotgun pellets as they! Col. Carey Jarman. state police sat in a car in front of Shcnton'sisuperintendent, and Maj. George K. Davidson, Maryland field force commander, rushed to this nor mally quiet town on the Choptank River at 1 a.m. Davidson said he had canceled all state police leaves and had called in enough reserves to "sufficiently support the local authorities." A general shop. Minutes before Shenton's shop was the target of a crude fire bomb. The men were Ireatec at a hospital and released. A tense racial situation flared into violence when a crowd of about 100 whites followed an equal number of Negro demonsiVatorc back into the Negro section. The Negroes had just finished their second march on the town's courthouse and jail protesting the sentencing of a Negro boy and girl. The 15-year-olds, who had been arrested several times for participating in racial demonstrations, were adjudged f o be delinquent Monday and sent to state training schools for in indeterminate period. A handful of city police tried to keep the two groups separated, but the whites swarmed across the street toward the marchers reached the Nesro just as they section. The fight had just started when shots were fired. One blast struck the two white men. Another slammed through the alarm fire in a groceiy store operated by a white nan finally was brought under cenli'f.l, although a mob of snrne 200 Negroes pelted firemen anri slate police with rocks, brinks and .tlcF before they were dispersed. A deputy sheriff firod his •e«olver into the air at the height f the disturbance, and helmeted stale police wielding riot sticks and assisted by K-9 dogs broke up the crowd. In addition to demanding that all classes be declared integrated next September, the Negroes have been demonstrating for weeks for desegregation of the town's approximately 20 restaurants and for increased employment opportunity. I'lourty tonight and Thursday wilh|P lptecl ' as t week, and Ihe recon- period or two of lhundprsliow-| dltl ? ncd , ducl had « thorough test in the deluge of rain last Monday evening. Public Works Director Paul Lenz said he checked the operation of the sewer immediately after the heaviest downpour had eased and found it satisfactory. Serving to case some of the pressure on the Central line, he said, was a moderate diversion of the f low into the E. 4th Street sewer. Wanner tonight and a little warmer Thursday. Low tonight in the low to middle 60s. High Thurs day 80 to 85. Extended Forecast Southern Illinois: Temperature will average below the seasona normal for the next five days The normal high is 82-88, the normal low is 60-67. A slow warming trend at the beginning of the period will give way to cooler temperatures by the weekend. Precipitation will average .5-1 inch in showers Thursday or Friday and again Monday. Wants City to Put Up Signs For Church The Men's Fellowship of Cherry Street Baptist Church has petitioned the Alton City Council for permission to post directional signs pointing the route to the church. The signs would be placed at Broadway and Central, 5th and Central, and 7th and Cherry A TOUCH OF OLD TIMES which was provided in connection with the repair job. Favors Smoking Education The Mississippi Belle took out a load of Rotarians from Harbor Point Tuesday afternoon. They had a ride on the lake and dinner before returning to the International Rotary convention being held in St. Louis. Laborers' Agent Stops Work Brandt Calls Berlin Inhumanity Showplace ST. LOUIS (AP) — Describing his divided city as "a showplnce of inhumanity," Mayor Willy Brandt of West Berlin appealed to more than 10,000 Rotarians today for a strong expression of international public opinion to help mitigate wrongs of "a bloodstained wall." In a speech prepared for the annual Rotary International Convention here, Brandt described the Freedom of Berlin as i mutual responsibility. "I look to you as friends who will help strengthen further the viability of my city so that more and more it will be drawn bad? into the brisk exchange of material goods and spiritual values." he said. "With courage and confidence in our basic values, together with faith in our friends, seemingly impossible odds can be overcome."' He said the Communist-built wall dividing his city has torn many families apart. But, he said, "On the dividing line between East and West, one has no time to be timid. We accept our responsibility with nnde and wo will endure the consequences as long as necessary.' 1 He said negotiations at Geneva and Brussels were necessary, but warned that Europe must not haggle itself into a state of decline. It must pull itself together, Brandt said, not stand apart. Communism, he said, must transcend itself or it will become obsolete and decay. "The world is not won by disregarding people," Brandt said. "Therefore let us stand firmly on the basic convictions that unite us." NEW YORK (AP)—The tobacco industry's research committee says it welcomes the suggestion by the directors of the American Heart Association for an educa- ional campaign on cigarette mioking. A committee statement on the H-oposal — made Saturday — dds: "Education programs on health, we believe, should present all the facts both pro and con so that the public will have a full picture." The tobacco industry statement, issued Tuesday, also said: long time resident at 3115 Lev- 1 " Thc question of what actually causes the origin or development of heart diseases is a mystery to scientists. Researchers studying the problem have pointed to many factor that may or may not be Streets. Miss Florence Johnson as a a 1- trmt erett Ave. has protested hour parking limit on street and asks the rule have council reconsideration. She suggests it might be modified to a 2-hour limit, or that the limitations be omitted as regards Saturdays and Sundays. The Revs. Fred Woodard, pastor, Andrew McCoy, assistant pastor, and James Tate, secretary, of the True Church of the House of Prayer to all Nations is asking city cooperation to provide parking and pedestrian involved, including diet, emotional and physical stress and strain, lack of physical exercise, heredity, smoking and many others." The American Heart Association had gone on record in favor of active steps to discourage cigarette smoking, on the ground that it is harmful to health. The association also said: "This Uii Louiil EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County highway department ere w, preparing f o r blacktop patching at an entranceway to the county jail parking lot was called off the job this morning, following a protest by the business agent of a laborers' local union. ty Jail Lnl Sheriff Barney Fraundorf tolc the Telegraph three trucks am several employes of the countj highway department were on the parking lot at the rear of the county jail, and the men were us ing shovels and brooms to clear out chuck holes at the entrance- District 15 Approves Organization Changes White Student Enters Negro University HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — While two Negro students were enrolling under court order at the University of Alabama at rusca- loosa, a white student enrolled at a Negro school here. The white student, Robert Mickel, 29, a chemistry teacher from Utica, Neb., signed up Tuesday for summer classes at Alabama A&M under a National Science Foundation grant. Polish Cardinal Arrives at Rome ROME (AP) — Stefan Cardinal Wyszynski, the Roman Catholic WOOD RIVER — Organization of school facilities and purchases were discussed and approved by School District 15 Board of Education Tuesday night. The board voted to revise the school policy manuel, giving descriptions of the various duties ol employes. First duties scheduled to be outlined are for the newly- created post of curriculum coordinator and the office of assistant superintendent. Board members voted to discontinue the county guidance program. The bi-state agency was contracted to transport the district's students at a daily rate of $15. The district formerly had a transportation contract with the Wood River - Alton Bus Line at S15.30 daily. The board accepted the resig- facilities while the church en-j statistical association does not tertains the Annual Youth Con-j prove that heavy cigarette smok- gress June 30 to July 7. Proposed is closing of the block of E. 17th, between Alby and Market streets, from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. daily. Also asked is closing half the street pavement daily. ing causes coronary heart disease, but the data strongly suggests that heavy cigarette smoking may contribute to or acceler- ae the development of coronary heart disease or its complications." primate of Poland, arrived today nation of Mrs. Betty Duncan, for the conclave that will elect teacher, and appointed M r s. a new Pope. Hundreds cheered the Gl-yeai old cardinal as his train pulled in But he reminded them of th death of Pope John XXIII. "Do not applaud. Remernbe that this is a time of grief fo us," l.e said. No Comment From China on Test Talks TOKYO (AP) — Communist China reported without comment today on the agreement by the three big powers— the United States, the Soviet Union and Britain—to hold nuclear bomb ban talks in Moscow next month. Not Charged The case of a 12-year-old boy who took $L'.50 in merchandise from a downtown store Friday was turned over to juvenile authorities. A story in the '.'ele- graph Saturday erroneously reported the boy was charged with theft. FLY YOUR FLAG FRIDAY, JUNE 14 GODWIN'S 114 K. Broudwuy Alton's Commercial Stationer The Problem of the Moment... Tomorrow is out of sight and out of mind o luxury only little guys like this con afford. It's up to^u^to concentrate on tomorrow, for the sake of those who cannot. A PERMANENT HOME FOR YOUR GROWING FAMILY, a place to grow and sink his roots in friendships. Concentrate on buying your home NOW! Come in and let us help you. There's no obligation. ANP LOAN ASSOCIATION The 'Time and Temperature" Corner Broadway at 1'lubii, 1'hone HO 3-7781, Alton, III. Charles P. Morgan, a teacher. A discussion was held on the supreme court's review of cases on Bible reading in schools, but no conclusions were reached. Bills approved totaled $122,888.89. way inside the jail property preparatory to "cold patch" filling of the depressions. Culls it 'Contract Job' Fraundorf said the business agent of the laborers' local approached and protested that it was a "contract job." He said he "was tired of the state doing this work." the sheriff reported. "I told him these were not 'statemen,' that it was county property and county maintenance men and equipment were doing the work and that it was not a contract job," Fraundorf said. The county highway department crew left in the trucks. Chairman Harold Landolt of the county board of supervisors later ,vent to the jail property to confer with the sheriff. Fraundorf said late efforts to reach the business agent were unsuccessful. Meanwhile, the patching work, part of the jail property improvement program undertaken by the sheriff, has been suspended pending a conference with the business agent. Union's Stand Charles Steward, business agent of Labor Local 179 of Edwardsville, told the Telegraph that county employes were "being used for construction work" on the jail property. Steward said he recognized the men working on the project as county employes and was informed the "patching job" is not a contract job. He said that the labor local will take a stand lo insist that all such work be done by members of the local. Steward said he intends to ask County Superintendent of H i g h- ways Harry A. Kluge for a conference. Births Down, Deaths Up DuringMarch WASHINGTON (AP)—The nation had its highest March death rate in 16 years as a result of this year's influenza epidemic which started in January, the Public Health Service reported today. The service said the total death rate for the third month of the epidemic was 11.2 per 1,000 population, the highest March rate ince 1947. The monthly vital statistics report also said there has been an ntensification of the decline in the birth rate. March became the 21st consecutive month in which he birth rate was lower than In ;he same month a year earlier. "Provisional vital statistics show 343,000 live births and 178,000 he deaths during report said. March 1963," The excess of births over deaths added about 165,000 to the population of the United States, approximately 35,000 belosv the na- ural increase in March 1962. There were 16,000 fewer births and 19,000 more deaths than in March a year ago. No figures were listed for the March flu deaths. Judge Is Threatened By Nazis CHICAGO (AP) - A Circuit Court judge was threatened with death Tuesday for ordering the American Nazi Party to vacate its delapidated headquarters. Judge Julian P. WilamosM of Kewanee, serving in Chicago as a visiting Judge, rejected offers of a police bodyguard. He said the threat probably was the work of a crank. The judge said the threat was contained in a letter which stated: "You had no right to order our American Nazi men out of the building." The handwritten letter was signed "S. Arbenz" and said, in Dart: "We should have killed you ong ago for exploiting us and stealing the good jobs from the >eople And it should be i painful death which you de- ierve for exploiting the people mcl stealing and committing mur- lers." It bore no return address. On May 15, Judge Wilamoski jave Constantino Spros and Matt Koohl, owners of the building vliicli houses the headquarters intil June 19 to correct more than 50 building code violations or vacate the building. A spokesman for the party appeared in court during the hear- ng and protested that the organization was being persecuted. The lettr was turned over to he FBI. Judge Wilamoski, 53, has been hearing building code violation cases. He lives in a downtown hotel while in Chicago. Peace Corps Workers Begin in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia (APJ — Severteen U.S. Peace Corps spe- cialislr in 'physical education moved out today to assignments in Indonesia's sprawling island chain amid expectations the Com- lists would try to make life miserable for them. Reports circulating here said Indonesia's powerful Communist party is bent on discrediting their work. Missing Airliner Believed in China RANGOON, Burma, (AP) — Burma Airways airliner, missing since Monday with 21 persons aboard, is believed to have crashed in Communist China, an airline official said Tuesday. A message from Communist. Chinese authorities said an unidentified plane crossed the China- Burma border Monday evening and communication with it stopped abruptly, the official said. 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