Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 3, 1963 · Page 2
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Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, July 3, 1963
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*f ' PAtIB tWO ALTON EVENING 17 Area Corporations Named In Suits Brought by State POSSIBLE SHOWERS Fftlf to partly cloudy skies are expected for me entire country Wednesday night with no significant precipitation forecast. It will be cooler from the Lakes and mid Mississippi valley east- NAACP Plans Northern Drive By ULYS H. YATES ? INAACP's annual convention, also ward to northern and middle Atlantic states. It will continue warm in south Atlantic and Gulf states and be warmer in northern Plains. — (AP Wirephoto Map) Weather Forecast CHICAGO (APi—The Nationa Association for the Advancement of Colored People will undertake this summer a nationwide drive to end what it calls "Jim Crow segregation" in Northern schools. Robert L. Carter, NAACP general counsel, said the drive would concentrate upon local school districts where segregated housing conditions result in schools of pre dominately Negro enrollment. Carter, in an interview at the Three Die In Tent Explosion FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP)-A fuel line to a tent heater broke at 'a state camp site early today, spraying the crowded interior and its occupants with liquid butane. In the resulting blast and fire, three children died and six other persons were burned. The victims were identified as members of three Illinois families vacationing at Long Lake in the Kettle Moraine State Forest area. Sheriff Ray Howard s=aid he was unable to obtain, identification immediately of •• the three small bodies found in the ashes of the 12-by-15-foot wail tent which was pitched on a slope about 700 feet from the lake. However, the Twoig Funeral home at Campbellsporr, where the bodies were taken, said the victims apparently were two little boys about 3 years old and a girl 15. Two other tents were pitched nearby. The occupants said they heard the explosion and cries f->r help, but by the time they had reached the spot, the death tent was enveloped in flames. Only the center stood in ruins, but a table was set .nearby and there was evidence that breakfast was being prepared when the explosion came. Howard radioed from the scene, which is near Dundee in east-central Wisconsin's Kettle Moraine State Park area, for a fire mar- shall to aid in the investigation. Plymouth Hospital identified two of the less seriously injured vie tims under treatment there as Michael Bandeko, 6, of Hazel Crest, III., burned on the hands, and Diane Yates, 24, of Pekin, 111., burned on the chest and face. Three others were treated it Plymouth and sent to St. Mary's Hospital Burn Center at Milwaukee. They were Steve and Janet Williams of Markham, 111., and Ron aid Jones of Beason, 111. Mrs. Larry Williams, nvrthsr ol the Williams children, was treated for burns on her face and hands. made these points: 1. Gradualism and compromise in the Negro drive for equality is ended. "This convention spells the end to any lingering belief that there can be any slowing down of the civil rights drive," Carter said. 2. The NAACP will work to d? feat for re-election any congressman or senator who fails to vote for a civil rights bill at this session of Congress. Carter said that a strategy meeting of various NAACP state counsels will be held Thursday *o determine what can be done at the state level to end what he termed racial unbalance in Northern schools. "I expect to have at the conclusion of the conference a plan and program for the drive," Carter said. Carter said that where possible the NAACP will seek rulings outlawing racial 'unbalance" by state .education cornmissionais similar to one recently made in New York. Alton and vicinity — Generally fair and cooler tonight. Low tonight in the mid 60s. Clear to partly cloudy and a little warmer Thursday. Chance of a few scattered showers and thunderstorms in the St. Louis area Thursday. High Thursday around 90. Ex ten fled Forecast Southern Illinois — Temperatures will average 2-6 degrees above the seasonal normals for the nexf five days with only minor day to day changes. The normal high is in the upper 80s, the normal low in the upper 6os or low 70s. Precipitation will average less than .3 inch with marked local variations. Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected throughout the period. No Meetiijgs Scheduled in MiU Strike No meetings are scheduled between Local 81 of the American Federation Grain Millers, AFL-CIO and the Alton Mills of the Peavey Co. in the two-day old strike. the strike took place 7 p.m. Monday after negotiations broke down in St. Louis. Robert Schleeper, Local 81 president said the 160 members of the Local 81 will meet at 7 a.m. Thursday in the Laborers Hall on Union Street to discuss the strike and strike, benefits. Both union and the company said the issues in the strike concern wages, scheduling of work, Says School Boards Will Staral Firm By G. K. HODENFIBLD AP Education Writer DETROIT (AP)-The nation's| overtime, reducing of rest school boards- are not going to yield to strikes, sanctions or boycotts in settlement of disputes with teachers, the president of the National School Boards Association said today. Mrs. Fred Radke gave that blunt notice to the National Education Association, itself deeply embroiled in arguments about the use of teacher sanctions in Utah. Mrs. Radke, of Port Angeles, Wash., said teachers' views about salaries and working conditions must be considered, but "the ultimate decision in any of these matters has to be left to the board of education." Mrs. Radke appeared before the NEA convention to deliver the traditional greetings from the school boards. The "greetings," however, were more in the nature of a polite but firm knuckle- rapping. She did not mention the Utah situation specifically, but her remarks were aimed directly at the threatened teacher boycott of classes there next fall. The Utah teachers have refused to sign contracts for the 1963-64 school year. They have said they are determined not to go back to the classroom until they have assurances that state aid to education will be substantially to- creased. and a grievance. Travelodge Job to Get Under Way City Mode of Bid Opening Is Changed Because of the return of Alton to aldcrmanic government, a change from past practice will be made in processing bids called by the city for July 10 on acquisition of nine motor vehicles. Sealed bids have been called by the city comptroller, H, B. Ramey, as purchasing agent, but their opening and consideration will be left to the various city council committees concerned. The proposals are to be filed at the comptroller's city hall office until 2 p.m. next Wednesday. But their public opening will be left to the city council meeting Wednesday night when they will bo read by the aldermanic committees concerned with the city departments for which the equipment is needed. Recommendations by the respective committees can be made after analysis of the proposals. The bid call covers the furnishing of three cars for the police department; a V^-ton pick-up truck and a 2'Xs-ton dump truck for the streets divsion; a 1-ton dump truck for the sewer maintenance division; a 2-ton heavy-duty truck with Pak-Mor body for the sani tation division; and two servi-cy- cles for the police department. Two police department squat cars with excessive mileage anc also two used servi-cycles are to be traded in on the vehicles for that department. The sanitation division also has a vehicle to trade in on its new truck lor collection of garbage. Specifications on just what the city wants, also bid forms, have been prepared, and are available at his office said Comptroller Ramey. The coming purchase of motor- vehicles is believed the largest the city has ever undertaken at one time. Beckwith Indicted By Jury JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Byron de La Beckwith goes .before a state judge today for arraignment on murder charges in the sniper slaying of Negro civil rights leader Medgar W. Evers. A Hinds County grand jury — composed of 17 white men and one Negro—returned the indict- Construction of the $350,000. |ment Tuesday. Beckwith, 42, who two-story. 65-room Travelodgei was wounded with the Marine motel on the former Luer pack- j Corps at Tarawa during W rid ing plant site on E. Broadway at Ridge is soon to start. William L. Flippo, the architect, said that the Travelodge TRAINED ROBINS Julianne Hicks, five-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Hicks of Alandale, Godfrey, holds a pet robin while another perches on her hand. The robins were raised by the Hicks family after they were found young and helpless. The birds are from separate nests. The one Julianne is holding is the older of the two birds. City and Box Board Fail to Reach Agreement on Sewer Corporation's perintendent, construction Ed Martin su- of Kokomo, Ind., is here and is currently taking bids on the sub- War II, is being held without bond. Dist. Atty. Bill Waller of Jackson has said he would ask the death penalty against Beckwith who was arrested June 22 by FBI agents in his hometown of Greenwood. contract work- As soon as aj Evers, state field secretary for successful excavating bid is ob- the National Association for the tained, work is slated to start. Advancement of Colored People, First constructural step at j was shot to death June 12 as he the site is the erection of a (stepped from his car to enter his job-site office and storage struc-jhome. ture now in progress, Flippo added. Martin presently is mak- his headquarters at Fla- St. Louis to Start in Year on Sewage Treatment System ST. LOUIS (AP)—Work is expected to begin in about a year on a sewage treatment system that hopes to end pollution cf the Mississippi River at St. Li.-uis. The trustees of the St. Louis Metropolitan Sewer District awarded contracts Tuesday to five firms — two from St. Louis and one each in Chicago, Cleveland and Kansas City—a part of a $4,991,000 contract for the initial work. Consoer, Townsend and Asso- cities, Co., of Chicago was select ed for designing the Lemay se- ries of treatment plants $507,000. A spokesman said construction cannot begin for at least a year. The district has been given until 1967 by federal and state health agencies to complete the anti-pollution program. District residents in November approved the issuance of $95 million in general obligation bonds for the project. A Presidential fact-finding committee in September said St. Louis poured 300,000 gallons of raw sewage a day into the Mississippi River. LETTERING ing his headquarters at mingo Motel. The Travelodge Corp. acts as its own general contractor in its construction projects. Cardinal Gushing to Visit South America BOSTON (AP) — Richard Cardinal Gushing, 67, back home from the coronation of Pope Paul VI at Rome, says he soon will go to Latin America on a "secret mission." "I am not at liberty to disclose the purpose of my trip," the Roman Catholic archbishop of Bos- Vietnamese Troops Kill 35 Communists SAIGON, Viet Nam (AP)-Government troops killed 35 Communist guerrillas Tuesday in an operation 30 miles northeast of Saigon, South Vietnamese authorities said t day. Government casualties of 7 dead and 25 wounded were reported. In Saigon, parking of bicycles was banned on grounds of American installations. Two time bombs in parked bicycles exploded outside military compound last No agreement was reachec Tuesday afternoon at a conference between city, and Alton Box Board Co. officials and their legal advisers on an easement needed from the Box Board Co- for the southside nterceptor sewer. Some compromises were ad vanced in the extended discussion, said Mayor' P. W. Day, DUt no agreement was reached. On some points the city and the industry are still rather far apart. Day said he planned a conference today with City Counsellor J. W. Hoefert and R. Emmett Fitzgerald of the city legal consultants on the sewer program at which the city's position would be restudied and its next step considered. 'While no time was set for their renewal, further negotiations with Alton Box Board will be held, said the mayor. CONELRAD To Be Ended This Summer WASHINGTON (AP)—Those two little markers at 640 and 1240 on your radio dial will ,70 the wa\ of "Ma Perkins" and the crystaa set this • summer. CONELRAD age HVa, will be extinct B means of wartime communication among the cis'ilian population. Its successor is the new Emergency Broadcast System which will open the entire AM broad cast band — instead of only 640 and 1240—to broadcasters author ized to stay on the air during any enemy attack. a U.S. Friday, ton told newsmen Tuesday night, ikilling seven Vietnamese. Money Today? GET $25 to $800 Woman's Death Folloivs Illness; Bitten by Bug Mrs. Mildred Wild of 632 Langdon St., died at 4:55 a.m. today, ihe entered Alton Memorial Hospital 19 days ago for treatment of an insect bite. After a week a conorary condi- ion developed, a member of the amily, said. The insect, believed to have een a spider, bit Mrs. Wild while he was sleeping. She found the mg, but in her hurry to dispose if it, was uncertain as to its type. Her arm became infected and oegan to swell rapidly after the ncident and she was admitted to lie hospital. A resident of Alton since 1933, Mrs. Wild had been active in Church and fraternal organiza- ions. quickly«• without r«d i»pt«-»on your SIGNATURE . • AUTOMOBILE , , FURNITURE You miy apply *v«n if you owt moniy now *nd your high Imullmcnt payment* c»n ilio b» reduced, Chooif your own repayment plan to fit budget, pay date* and income. Phone fir it for a onf-viiit loin • • . complete in • few rnlnutu, HOWAJ>!> FINANCE 626 6. BROADWAY HOWARD EFFECTIVE JULY 1. '63 THE STATE OF ILLINOIS REQUIRES THAT UNINSURED MOTORIST PROTECTION BE OFFERED WITH AUTOMOBILE LIABILITY INSURANCE! YOU!! ALREADY HAVE THIS PROTECTION IF YOU PURCHASED LIABILITY COVERAGE UNDER OUR GOLDEN KEY PQLJCYI No Membership Fee JERRY LAMAR Bust Alton* Wood River Phone 254-9032 MILLERS' MUTUAL |^ OP ILLINOIS N8URANCB AUTO * HOMI Nationwide Racial Strife Quiets Down By DON MCKEB ATLANTA, Qa, <AP) - The slackening of mass demonstrations by Negroes In the wnke of widespread racial Unrest last month was attributed by their leaders today to coincidence, bl racial talks and strategy conferences. "We're just catching our breath for our second wind," said the Rov. Andrew Young of Atlanta, an tilde to the Rev, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., head of the mill tant Southern Christian Leader ship Conference. Coasting "Things are coasting a little and we're trying to see which di rectlon we want to take," Young said, Integration leaders said the lull also resulted partly from progress on desegregation. Also, leaders of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) have been tied up. in national conferences. King and the heads of six other anti-segregation organizations met behind closed doors in New York City Tuesday to coordinate plans for a civil rights march on Washington Aug. 28, The meeting was so secret that even aides of the leaders were sent from the r om. All integration leaders polled said neither President Kennedy's appeals for restraint nor congres sional hearings on the President's new civil rights program had anything to do with the lull in demonstrations. Not a] demonstrations have stopped. They continue in Charleston, S.C., and demonstrations are threatened in Danville, Va.; Clarksdale, Miss., and Savannah, Ga. Big Push Young said that unless progress toward desegregation comes in Congress and at local levels, "there definitely will be a very big push toward the end of the summer—North and South." The lull is both truce and coincidence, said Parren Mitchell ol Baltimore, executive secretary of the Maryland Commission on Interracial Problems and Relations. "There are a lot of biracial groups that were created as a result of earlier demonstrations," he said. "Most of the action groups are giving the local committees time to demonstrate that they will accomplish something." Mitchell said the slackening of demonstrations indicated no change in tactics. In Jackson, Miss., a Negro leader said the only reason demonstrations stopped there was because of an apparent agreement with Mayor Allen Thompson. Alton Little Theater nnd Water tower Dads Club are among 11 Alton not-for-profit corporation that are In danger of being dissolved by the courts tor failure to file annual re« ports and make franchise payments. Illinois Attorney General William S. Clark has brought action against the 11 not-for-profit corporations and six commercial corporations in Sangamon County Circuit Court. Sum mouses sent to Madison County sheriff's office for service call upon the corporations to file answers or appearances within 30 days. The Alton corporations In the business category with their last known addresses and names of their registered agents include: Alton Mobile & Lubrication, Inc., 911 Douglas St., Thomas L. Langston. H. R. Weber Home Improvement Co., 3515 Glllham Ave., Harry R. Weber. Hllde- brand's Fashion in Flowers, 224 Ei Broadway, Gordon M. Hllde- brand. Dell Cherry Boats & Motors, 2637 E. Broadway, Delbert M. Cherry. Blalr-Loroh, Inc., 2355 Belle St., James E Blair, Sr. CoUinsville Empire Bowl, Inc., Wedge Bank Build- Ing, P. S. O'Neill. The Hildebrand corporation is now a proprietorship and does not: operate as a corporation, it was said at the shop this morning. In the "not-for-profit" listing are: Alton Little Theater, 234 E. 12th St., Miss Dorothy Colon! us. Water Tower Dads of Alton 1235 State St., J. M. Gorman Road Knights of Illinois, 1000 Alby St., L. R. Hampton. Berean Bible Studies, 2501 Belle St. Ralph Gerald Graham Jr. Com mittee of 500 for Suburban Development, 200 W. 3rd St., Harry H. Marshall. East Alton Base Ball Boosters' Club, 3rd anc Haller Ave,, East Alton, Donald E. Clark. Mason Contractors Association, 2457 Henry St., Jack C Smith. Cisco Memorial Center, 720 Belle St., Albert I. Wagner Kingsmen Social Club of Alton 1913 Alby St., Willie Hearn. Al ton Area Veteran's Social Club Route 1, Godfrey, Theorel A Jenkins. Thomas Jefferson Youth Center, 1913 Burling Drive, Lother L. Discerens. J. M. Gorman, Alton town ship assessor, listed as the registered agent of Water Tower Dads Club, said today that he is no longer a member of the or- |4,000 Still In Air at Wood River WOOD RIVER - An audit of Wood River Townihln books, ttiute public Tuesday flight, still eaves n cfiVef of myslery Stir- rounding an unexplained $4,000.60 missing from the general assist- nnce fund during the period the audit covered back M Match 31, the audit, prepared by R. C, Scheffel and Co. of Alton, ww made public at a mwtlng of in* own board of auditor*! at th« town hall at East Alton, The report said a* hai been reported In previous rtbrtea, that former township clerk Ronald K. Rodgers "borrowed" a total of $3,289.80, most of which war reportedly paid back at the time of his resignation. The thing the audit does not disclose is where the other $4,000,60 ot the total $7,200.40 genera! assistance fund discrepancy lies. The auditor stated: "prior to (he beginning of our examination, llu- former township clerk presented a written statement to the supervisor, wherein the clork admitted (hut he .had borrowed $3,289.80 from the general assistance fund. "A check for this amount accompanied the statement arid was deposited In the general assistance fund subsequent to March 31, 19G3. "This incident was reported to the states attorneys office. "As a result, we expanded the scope of our work to include the examination of all paid checks ot the general assistance fund for the period April 1, 1959, to March 31. 191)3. "Our examination disclosed that additional charges appeared on several bank statements during that period for which we could not locate the corresponding paid checks, general "The entries made in the assistance fund, which correspond to those charged on the bank statement, Indicate payee in some cases, in other cases, the records are marked 'void.' "There were no invoices or other detail in the files to support the expenditures made to the payees where such were indicated and since the depository has informed us that it does not microfilm checks drawn on itself, we are unable to determine the nature of these expenditures. "In those cases where payees were named, we attempted to verify the amounts directly with these payees, but were unsuccessful. • ''• '.; /. ; \- gnnizatfon. He said he had filed an annual report for the organization "up to four years ago." /CAM E R AS and EQUIPMENT DIAL 854-6823 PHOTO-ART SHOP WOOD RIVER Madison County's Largest Camera Shop/ ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••g WATCH FRIDAY NITE'S PAPER FOR MORE SUPER'S, By "SUPER" we mean quality items specially priced or reduced to save you 25% to 35%. We show no "comparable" prices because it has been so overdone as to be misleading- Take our word: These are really "SUPER"! Starts Friday! 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