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June 27, 1963

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 2

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PAGE TWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 1963 Until FORECAST M#r*lrti Uw Adopts One "City to Consider Extending Sewer North of High School CLOUDY AND WARM Scattered showers and thundershowers arc forecast for Thursday night for (ho western Lakes southward through parts of (he central and south- through parts of the central and southern Plains and the Gulf region and eastward through the .southeast Atlantic Poll Shows Many Would Fight Cuba Residents of the 20th Congres-1 turned and it was said at Find- sional District favor ousting the!ley's office in Pittsfield that he Cuban Communist regime, even!will announce the results of the if it means war. a questionairelpoll from time to time, distributed by Congressman Paul! Findley is expected in Pittsfield Findley (R-Pittsfiold). indicates. !(or a Republican fund-raising din- To enable him to interpret themer Saturday night, temper of bis constituents. Findley sent out questionaires two 1 months ago and touched on such subjects as Cuba, income taxes, a proposed domestic peace corps and the methods used by unions 1 in calling strikes. Depose Castro ', As for Castro. S.GOO who return- i ed questionaires favored taking] 1^ m. whatever steps would be needed |JL JL to depose him. while 1.178 were] Would Ban Left Turns coastal region and also in the Pacific Northwest. It will be clear to partly cloudy elsewhere. It will be cooler in the northern parts of the north Atlantic coast, upper Lakes and Pacific coast states with little change elsewhere. (AP Wirephoto Map). WeatherForerast Alton and vicinity — Clear tn partly cloudy and continued warm through Friday. A few scattered showers or thunderstorms likelv tonight. Higli Friday 90 to 95. Low tonight in the upper 60s. New Elections Set For August in Iran TEHRAN. Iran (AP) - Iran's third try in two years for honest elections is scheduled for August, after approval of regulations to Alton's new aldermanic coun-i cil, now two months old. buckled' down to its first legislative ac-l tivity. Wednesday night. As its first formal bit of legislation, it adopted an ordi- nnnre amending the city ap-j propriations. Then it received two more proposed measures, and laid them over for second reading at its July 10 session. One pending ordinance would authorize a 20-year lease, at SI a year, of the former I.T. passenger depot at the foot of Piasa Street to Junior Service League. The other would vacate a strip of Humbert Street, 6 feet wide, from Claire Avenue I liuman illations commissions in Sanitation Complaint* north to the Beltline ;their cities to aid Negroes in their! This situation has long been Harry Ricbey. restaurateuri offorts (o " :lin af1 «T" atP employ-In C«»SP of sanitation com- | Under a resolution of Alder' man James Bailey, referred : Wednesday night by Alton City i Council to the city plan com- i mission, consideration will be given to extending n trunk ! sanitary sewer lo an area north j ol Alton Senior High School. , Bailey told the council that. ! in checking over the city sewer ! improvements program for up- i per Shields valley he found no EAST ST. LOUIS — A Negro j outlet sewer line provided for newspaper publisher Wednesday an extensive residential area night urged mayors of Madison north of the high school tract and St. Clair counties to establish|extending to Salti Street. Asks Help For Negro Aims Here | at 621 E. Broadway, was granted the floor to speak in support of his written protest to a police order banning parking in the GOO-block of E. Broadway last give women the- vote and oh"CK election rigging. The cabinet approved the regulations Wednesday night. mont nnd housing. John Kirkpalrick. editor and publisher of "Tlio Crusader" in East St. Louis for 22 years, ad- i plaints, he )*iin1ed out. and urged it is important that it be corrected by extending the present sewer program. dressed a meeting of the South-, A resolution authorizing the Sunday, during'the air show. Hc j^estern Illinois Council of May- mayor to have an engineering n^orf *„ in,,^,;™,!,™ ,1,™..,,, . KS a' Grand Marais State Park study made for improvement asked an investigation, declaring the parking ban had been unnecesary and cause a loss of business to his lunch room. His complaint was referred to tho traffic committee for a report. Complaint of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Kornegay of 803 Roedalc Ave. to noise by juveniles at a Milton Road drive-in was filed in East St. Louis. "I urge you as mayors of the 20th Street crosstown an(] i route was referred to the fi- without further action duo to a report by Police Chief J. M. leaders of your cities to assist tho Negro to gain an equal opportunity to live and work in your community," Kirkpatrick said. Ho told the mayors that Negroes should have equal opportunity to obtain skilled jobs with a "satisfactory living wage." (Alton lias a Human Relations j Commission). Kirkpatrick is chairman of the against the extreme measure of armed conflict. Of those who returned quesfionaires, 977 abstained from expressing an opinion on Cuba. Jersey, Macoupin. Greene and Calhoun counties are in the 20th District, which also includes Springfield, Quincy and Jacksonville. As for income taxes, those who returned questionaires opposed a tax cut unless it is accompanied by a cut in spending. The question was phrased: "Should income taxes be cut if federal spending is not cut?" To this, S.27S voted no, 1,164 vot«i yes and 513 didn't answer. The questionaire showed 9,870 favoring a strike call by secret ballot of the union members, while 418 were opposed to this suggestion and 459 didn't express an opinion. Too Much Foreign Aid A national budget with five billion dollars for foreign aid was opposed 8,938 to 1,164, with 652 not expressing an opinion. Compulsory acre- and - bushel control of farm production was opposed 7,036 to 1,450, with 1,273 not expressing an opinion. Another step to expedite the the) at movements of traffic off Clark highway bridge, Broadway and Langdon, was proposed in Alton city council Wednesday night. Alderman Newell Allen offered a resolution to ban left turns onto Broadway by southbound traffic on Langdon. He urged that this plan would answer in large part the long complained of problem of speeding the movement of cars off the bridge, and that it also would facilitate movement of Langdon traffic onto the bridge. At his request the resolution i was referred to the traffic safety committee for study and a recommendation No Left Turn With the "no leit turn" rule, Allen said, incoming vehicles on the bridge would be barred from turning west into Broadway, but would lose little time by moving east to Henry, south to Front, and thence eastward. Further, vehicles moving south on Langdon would be barred from turning Graves Named Director Of Development Board Gene H. Graves, 34. former community development worker in East St. Louis, was named executive director of the Illinois Board of Economic Development Wednesday He replaces Victor de Grazia, who has resigned to enter private industry. Graves' appointment becomes effective Aug. 1. He has )een associated with the board since August of 1962 as chief of he division of industrial and community development. Gov. Otto Kerner. who announced the appointment, said Graves las been instrumental in forming he programs and policies of the ward. Graves served as coordina- or for {he Southern Illinois U|)i- •ersity community development program in East St. Louis until July, 1962. when he joined the board on leave of absence from S1U. A graduate of the Marion, Ky., The questionaires showed 7,993 ' °" ,. . .. , ,, ,, , iMiKutuiiuK ih I'liiiir Heafner that all possible correc- Eas , s , Uufs Human ivc action already was being Conimission . a 4 . year . old ,. taken by the police department. zatlon represenUng ch urcheSi civ . jic, social and fraternal groups, j organized to aid Negroes in their I efforts to gain adequate employ- Iment and housing. "We have an active human relations program in East St. Louis working to improve existing con- jditions and attack the problems high school. Graves holds a bache- i before any racial tension arises," lors degree from SIU at Carbon the publisher explained. The publisher was the target of „,„, . .... , . iii '" u uuuiisiier wcia me laigei 01 dale ,n political science, and ha, ,. harr j smenr of radical g roups done some work toward a masters degree. He taught at Marissa High School for one year before joining the SIU staff. Graves served in the Air Force from June, 1946, to April, 1949, and was discharged as a staff sergeant. He now holds an officer's rank in the Air Force Reserve. He is married to the former Norma 'Jackson of East St. Louis. The couple has four children and lives in Springfield. in East St. Louis several years ago in his crusade for equal rights for Negroes. In one incident his home was set afire and crosses were burned on his front lawn. "We have experienced very little violence in the East St. Louis area since the organization of the Human Relations Commission to correct the conditions before problems arise," he explained. Edwardsville Mayor Raymond "Gene Graves is very competent 10. Rogers invited Kirkpatrick to and familiar with community development;" Francis Kaar, direc tor of the Greater Alton Assn. of Commerce, said today. "He is familiar with this area and with southern Illinois and I feel his appointment will be very benefici- attend an organizational meeting of ,,aj bi-raqHl committee in ^Edwardsville. ' The Edwardsville Ministerial Alliance urged the city council earlier this month to establish a bi-racial organization to assist the Negro in obtaining adequate nance committee. The resolution had been laid over two weeks ago. The resolution is in two parts. One calls for plans and cost estimates for construction of 20th Street from Alby west to State by way of Madison Avenue. The other calls for preliminary cost estimates and plans for improvement of 20th for future 4-lane use from State House Circle (at College and Central) to State Street. The council approved sale of some right-of-way north of the W. 6th Street extension, between Piasa and Belle, to facilitate Mayor P. W. Day's project to have the planned pavement of W. 6th intersect Belle Street at a right angle. Health Committee Report j A report of the health committee by Alderman Darrell Riley recommending enlargement of a drainage line to reduce flooding south of Elm Street, near Church, was referred to the public works department. The committee found a drainage line under Mather Street is too small. A property owner, speaking on the same project, said she would give the city an easement to enter her property for remedial work. Public Works Director Lenz said the matter would have attention if the easement is provided. First Water Shipment HONG KONG (AP)—The first sliiplo'ad of water'sent:frorn Communist China to drought-stricken Hong Kong started flowing into the British colony's mains today. employment and housing in t h e city. Broadway, interfering opposing the establishment of a>' ith lhfl movement of cars off! 5,000-m ember domestic peace lilc Bridge. corps and 1,995 favoring the corps! Aller > also pointed out that j while 763 didn't express an opin-, if 'eft turns were banned, it lon . j might be necessary to open an- Questionaires are still being re- i other north-south street, east of Langdon, to 2-way traffic. This could be studied by the traffic and safety committee, he suggested. Clean Drain Sewers Alderman Clifford Dabbs secured adoption of a resolution that a special committee be named to study the possibility of cleaning several storm drain, .. . ,„ . i age sewers now flowing onto day the government soon will is- -. ... ,,, , J , , , , private property. Public Works sue new standards to make sure ' . ' _ , , ., . ... ....... i Director Paul Lenz said that there is no discrimination in em- .. ...... the sewers division lacks money and manpower to make such a ation policy in the construction in> rogl ; am ""mediately effective. dustry will be tightened, he said, H ° flls ° ™M°*™ ^ "ity Will Announce Standards for V. S. Employes WASHINGTON (AP i—Secretary of Labor W. Willard Wirtz said to- ployment on federal projects. The government's nondiscrimin- to make sure before a contract is awarded that contractors can comply — not after work on the contract begins. The forum for Wirt/.' announcement was a meeting of a House judiciary subcommittee where he testified in support of President Kennedy's civil rights package. Of the quest for improving the lot of the American Negro, Wirtz said in his prepared testimony: "There has been no more important issue before the country and the Congress—save only the issue of war and peace." Wirt/ followed Ally. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy, who urged passage of the program Wednesday. Republican members made clear that the GOP price lag for helping the Democratic administration get the bill through Congress is a strong hand in writing the legislation. They showed the administration can count on GOP support only If it is willing to compromise on Its sweeping seven-point program. Greek Government Wins Confidence Vote ATHENS, Greece (AP) - The Greek parliament gave the care-taker government of Premier panayotiB Pipinulis ;i 172-14 vote ol cwtiden.ce Wednesday night. Pipineli* replaced Con&lantiue Carwuanjis, who quit after King Paul luid Queen Frederiku rejected hit recommendation that they c*ll off their state visit to Britain next month. 'i power to enter onto private prop-1 erties. He agreed, however, that the study would be "a good thing." Dabbs said he hoped funds for his project could be found after a study to determine needs was CHARCOAL LIGHTER FLUID TAKE YOUR PICK WASHINGTON — Even if the political conventions are a year or so away, these campaign gimmicks showed up today at the annual convention in Washington of the Specialty Advertising Association. Dorothy Dowdy of Alexandria, (AP Wirephoto). Va., displays a few of the items available for the coming campaigns. The "AU H2O" sign on her dress is the chemical formula for "gold water" — referring, of course, to Sen. Barry Golddwater of Arizona, one of the GOP front runners. Burmese Red Rebels Enter Peace Talks RANGOON, Burma (AP)—Burma's Communist rebels, who have waged guerrilla war against successive governments for 15 years, have' come out of the jungle for peace talks with Gen. Nc Win's military government. Nc Win this month invited all insurgents to peace parleys. He promised them safe conduct. The Communists went underground soon after Burma won independence from the British In 1948. Their strength at their peak 1 in 19-19 was estimated at 10,000. made. | A true $1.98 Dabbs also had referred to thej vulv "' for °"'- v city hull custodian a proposal] for opening a room formerly J used by the city manager as u ! meeting place for committees j and small groups acting on cityj BROILING PAN It is smokeless and heats evenly . . . Ideal for broiling steaks, liaiuhurKcrs, chops, fish, etc... Also for bilking and open roasting .... It has un easy grip outer edge for safe handling... Heavy duty steel, tin plated. MEN'S AND WOMEN'S NOVELTY Many Styles STRAW HATS 69 C and up BARBECUE TABLE CLOTH 54"x72" 88c|T Committee Gets Petition Against Parking Lot Site A petition objecting lo the site of a proposed off-street park- ins lot in Alton, signed by 10 Upper Alton merchants, was referred to the real estate committee and the off-street parking commission by the City Council Wednesday night. Edward Pope, Upper Alton cafe owner who circulated the petition, announced last week ht> had changed his mind and would withdraw it. However, the petition was not officially withdrawn, and was referred for further study by the Council. Pope was not available tor comment today on whether he still intended to withdraw his objection. MANY STYLES PAPER PLATES Pkg. of 35 Special Golf Bails • Cut Proof • Good Quality • Long Life 3 for $1 29 Rvgwlur Valv* 7*c GARDEN $1 HOSE I SOPt. WHILE THEY LAST CAR SEAT Cool Comfort Ride on Air . , , $£88 Coil Innwpring ALTON STORE: Corner Third and Henry Sts. 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