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Inside i EbltORtAL , .... !>AOfe 4 II ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH (••': SHOWERS the Alton Community for More Than 12? Years Ltsw 88, High 8& (Complete Wftrtther, P«t* i) Established January 15, 1836, Vol. CXXVtli, No. 153 ALTON, ILL., SATURDAY, JULY 13, 1963 16 PAGES 7c Per Copy Member of The Associated ftULLET HOLE IN WALL Mrs. Margaret Wilson, 86 Sullivan Dr., points to a bullet hole in a bedroom of her home. A child narrowly missed by bullet was in the bunk bed at right. Rain Cuts Out 475 Telephones Brighton was shut off from the outside world today when seeping rain reached an underground cable and knocked out 475 tele- ., .phones for (( several hours.-.< , Efforts to reach the volunteer fire department or other locations in the village were unsuccessful today. The only way residents of the village could reach the fire department or a doctor in case of trouble would be on foot or in a , car. In case.of a fire a villager would have to run or drive to the Jirehouse and blow the fire whistle to summon volunteer firemen. Shortly after 6 a.m., rain seeped into a crack and reached the ca ble. Newell Corson, district commercial manager for Illinois Bell Telephone Co. said the break had been located and was to have been repaired by noon. The rains will mark the end of the resort-like cool weather which the area has experienced the past several days. The Weather Bureau forecast average temperatures near seasonal normals for the next five days, with only min or day to day variations. Normal highs are around 90 and .normal lows around 70. Showers are expected again about Tuesday, the Weather Bureau said. Alton got one-fourth of an inch of rain from midnight up to 7 a.m. today according to t h e gauge at the dam. Low temperature recorded al the dam at midnight was 69 and the low at 8 a.m. was 71. ' Quincy reported precipitation o: 2,25 inches by 7 a.m. and Moline reported 1.06 Indies at G a.m Farmers in western Illinois callec the rain an "ideal soaker," anc added tha,t it was much needed lor prospects for corn and soy beans throughout northern and central areas. One agricultural observer said today's rain is probably sufficlen to "make" the early corn crop Dry ground soaked up most o the rainfall, and scarcely an> noticeable rise was seen in creekb and ponds, Huvuua Says U, S. Instigated Coup MIAMI, Fla. (AP)-Havann Ra die today accused the United States of instigating the military coup which ousted Preslden Carlos Julio Arosemena of Ecua dor. A commentator called on kcua doreans to wage'"open fight with out truce against the puppet mil Itary junta /which has taken power and ,»Uo against its Insti ga)»r,.Yankee imperialism." DATA AT THE 3.e. PPQ| a below ProolpluUon. - - 34 brs, W 8 a o.« in. , Seek Man Who Gunned House Police today sought a man who fired several shots into a home on a child. Charges Sullivan Drive early this morning, narrowly missing of 'disorderly conduct and distraction of property were signed against Joe Madison of 1602 Fletcher St. • 9 Mrs. Mary L. Fuller, 86 Sulli- Eeuadoran Junta Bans Communists By THOMAS J. STONE QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The ruling military junta that ousted 'resident Carlos Julio Arosemena as a drunk and Communist sympathizer outlawed Ecuador's Communist party Friday and rounded up about 150 leftists. Meanwhile persons who attended a presidential Banquet Wednesday night said Arosemena dis- ;races himself not only by getting drunk and vomiting in front of the uests but also by slurring the U.S. government in the presence of U.S. Ambassador Maurice M. Bernbaum. Guests reported a hush of embarrassment fell over the banquet lall when Arosemena stood up and said: "The people of Ecuador and those of the United States enjoy cordial relations but it exists only between the two people. The government of the United States exploits Latin America and exploits Ecuador." Witnesses related Arosemena swayed, turned to the American ambassador, and said "don't get angry at what I have said because it is only my personal opinion. I hope you will understand and that you will agree." Bcmbaum replied: "No, Mr. President, I cannot agree with you. The government of the United States is a reflection of the American people." Arosemena tried to prod Public Works Minister Migue} Salem into agreeing with his statement. The minister sat silent. Arosemena then staggered out of the room. 'Military officers among the approximately 70 guests immediately went into a night-long session to plan the president's removal, informants said, "It was the straw that brake the earners'|ack," one diplomat said. ••,"' Along \vltlv banning Communists the;'junta shipped YJce'President Reynnldo Varea Donoso Into ' lie, cancejed elections, prc^iJnj martial law-, and-imposed A night curfew and, censorship. At 'least a dozen persons were arrested (or violating the curlew. ' Col, Marcos Gandara, a Jun*4 imbiber, ,s>ld cpn$i}utional guarantees would be restored as'soon as Communists and pro-Castro terrorists uro'contained. He said van Dr., told police Madison fire two shots through the front doo of her home and fired anothe through the u sia'e' ~6F the liousc iiit a front bedroom, narrowly miss ing one of her children. Mrs. Fuller said the man wa apparently intoxicated. She tol police that he had threatened he with a gun about two weeks ago Before the shots were fired, sh said, she told the man she wante 'nothing to do with him." After the shots were fired th man left with a friend, known t Mrs. Fuller as "Junior." Police discovered one shell the floor of a front room. Mrs. Margaret Wilson, Mrs Fuller's mother, told the Tele graph that after the man fire shots outside, lie entered t h house where the two women strug glcd with him for the gun. Sli said that another shot was fire during the struggle. TODAY'S CHUCKLE Inflation has set in when something you bought a few years ago for only $10 now costs $15 to have it repaired. (© 19G3, General Features Corp.) Soviets Out To Murder Dolnytsiii Hy HAYMOW) E. PALM Bit LONDON (AP) — Soviet agents re searching Britain with orders 3 kill or kidnap master spy Ano oil Dolnytsln, who defected to the iVrst 18 months ago, British newspapers said today. The Daily Express said an at empt already may'have been made on the defector's life. Dolnytsin brought with him So let military secrets and details )f spy networks and undercover agents working for the Soviet Un on. Me is understood to have pro- Jdcd British counter-intelligence igenls with a list of people in Britain who may be — or .could >c — Soviet agents. Dolnytsin is in hiding, under guard, being groomed for a new dentity. It is considered vita hat he should be unrecognizable o the Soviet agents who foi months to come are sure to press an intensive manhunt. Dolnytsin's defection is believec o have dealt a severe blow to Soviet intelligence services. The Soviets will want him eiiminatec —for revenge and as a warning o others, informants noted. v May Use Surgery Plastic surgery may be used to give Dolnytsin a new face — as t did for many British secret igents during World War II. Then ic would be unrecognizable even o those who knew him during the eight months or so he lived in .vondon while on a tour of duty lore. It generally is believed that Dol- nytsin defected while serving in a Soviet satellite country after first contacting the U.S. embassy in an allied country. One report said he defected in a town in North America. For about a year Dolnytsin was quizzed by the Central Intelligence Agency in the United States. After requested asylum in Britain, he was flown here and interrogated. Dolnytsin is credited with providing information that led to the exposure of William John Vassal, the homosexual spy in the British Admiralty. -He is• reported to ; 'have giver counter-intelligence againts information that pointed to Harold Philby as the man who tipped of turncoat British diplomats Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean that tbey were about to be arrested Burgess and Maclean fled to So viet Russia. Believed In Klissiu In January, Philby disappeared He is believed to be behind the Iron Curtain. A month after Dolnytsin de fected, an engineering member oi a Soviet trade delegation in Wesl Germany was named by the Germans as a Soviet agent — in Feb ruary 1962. The following month, the West German Interior 'Ministry announced that five Communist spy rings had been broken up "in the last eight weeks." No hint was given of the source which led to these discoveries. But there seems little doubt Dolnytsin played a key role. Since then (here has been an international spy purge and a number of Soviet agents and spy networks have been uncovered. Plot to Scuttle County Zoning Law Disclosed Peavey Co. Strike Talks'' End Is Vague Following a 12!/a-hour negotiation meeting Friday, in the Peav- cy Co. strike, the union said "no progress" has been made, b u t the company was more optimistic. Officials of the Peavey Co. and Local 81 of the American Federation of Grain Millers met in the St. Louis offices of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Serv ice. Some 160 men were still on strike and picketing the plant on the Alton riverfront. The men have been out since July 1. A company spokesman said jrogress was made on most of he issues, but negotiations broke down over relief time and wages, ie said the company offered a radual reduction of relief per- ods, which would result in all employes having two 15-minute jreaks per day and would be ef- :ective June 15, 1964. "The union refuses to consider and reductions," the company spokesman said. "We want the relief periods to remain unchanged," said Robert Schleeper, president of the local 'Some of the men get half an lour, others get 45 minutes, anc :hose on the loading and packing production line get an hour." The company said while wages are still in dispute, its offer, whicl was made prior to the strike re mains unchanged — a six cent an hour increase the first year, ; seven cents hike the second year and a wage re-opener the thir year. ' .•',''. ',... .>.;„,.. "This is in addition 'to a recen agreement on increased fring benefits for Local 81, which ha been estimated at a cost of eigh cents per hour or better," th company spokesman said. The union said: "We originall asked for a seven cents increas the first year and a six cents boos the second year, but the com pany's Buffalo, New York, plar settled for a seven cents increas both years and that is what w now want. As for the fringe bene fits of eight cents an hour, tha was negotiated by our Interna tional, but we still want the seve and seven." (The International negotiates fringes, insurance programs, and holidays, while the locals negotiate salaries and working conditions.) Move to Be Made At Board Meeting By WILLIAM O. KYAN Telegraph Staff Writer EDWARDSVILLE—Die-hard opponents of zoning for unincorporated areas of Madison County are behind a "putsch" to scuttle I he county's nearly-five-month-old zoning ordinance next week. ORPHANS TOGETHER LEVITTOWN, Pa.—Six of the seven Schaefer girls of Levittown, Pa., orphaned when their father, George Schaefer, died in a car crash in June, 1961, are shown at home today with their grandmother, Mrs. Kate Schaefer. The girls' mother had died in childbirth in April, 1961. The youngsters' grandmother and her daughter, Elizabeth, 24, (not shown) have been caring for the children and keeping them together for past two years. The youngest sister, Georgette, 2, was visiting with relatives when photo was made. The girls are: Eleanor, 11, (right); and from a ladder, Linda, 10; Barbara, 9; Marie, 7; Janice, 5i/>; and Pamela, 4. (AP Wirephoto) Rumors of a quiet move to knock out the controversial zoning measure, enacted by 27-19 vote of the county board of supervisors Feb. 20, have persisted n the past several months. The rumors were largely discounted until Friday, when it vas learned that a resolution has been prepared for intended introduction at next Wednesday's Juy county board session to rescind the zoning ordinance. The Meeting Agenda An agenda for Wednesday's board meeting, prepared late Friday by County Clerk Eulalia Hotz, reported: "It is rumored that a resolution will be presented to abolish county zoning ordinance." Miss Hotz said today she was informed that the proposed rescinding resolution was in the hands of Foster Township Supervisor Thomas Harris, but had not learned whether Harris or some other member of the county board will present the resolution at next Wednesday's session. Harris had voted "no" on roll China Says Talks With Russia Flop By PRESTON GROVER. MOSCOW </Pi—Soviet and Red Chinese Communist party ex- |perls entered what may be one of their final unity meetings today. The Chinese have already called the conference a flop. A statement from Peking indicated the Chinese negotiators felt they had lost a battle, not the war, and were pushing for fur- Schleeper said the company andlther talks. union also will have to come to an agreement on scheduling of work in different departments, He said if the company works a seven-day week, it have those certain days. doesn't want work six 'Differences that cannot be settled immediately may be laid aside," the Peking statement said. "If we cannot finish our discussions in one session, several can be held, and our parties can hold further bilateral talks." 'dangerous in In "high government posts 'and in government agen With tho negotiations apparently winding up, the way seemed clear for the Russians to open their meetings Monday with U.S. and British officials on a nuclear test ban. Soviets Silent The Soviet side remained silent on the talks—apparently while Kremlin leaders digested the import of Peking's statement. Red China broke the week-long 'fficial silence surrounding the deological peace talks, Friday, acknowledging "w i t h hearts" hat attempts to heal the widen- ng breach between Communism's ;iants have failed. Dour Open Then, in an apparent attempt o avoid charges of rupturing the alks, Peking held the door open 'or further negotiations at another ime. "We Floyd Lemons' heavyweight team gives its version of a two horsepower pull during horse-pulling contest IS THIS TWO HORSEPOWER? at Greene County Fair Friday. Contest Shows Real Horsepower Hy OKQHGK Te|ogi;»uli Wrter .hoyssjpower that would -JlajjhergaslV and Watt, who invented )be term, was given at Greene County '$$)> grounds Friday, Bight tcajins of huge draft animals participated it) a heavyweight hovse-pu!lin| contest, with an equal number In what . was described as a "lightweight" pull. Horses in both catagories demonstrated real horsepower on the hoof. Officially, one horsepower is the effort required to lilt 550 pounds one foot in one second. Horses pulluig in the contest at CavrolUon shucked off tills niuun effort when they moved their heads from the hay munger to the But even the effort exerted in the pulling contest must remain §T unknown quantity since the method of judging is shrouded in ambiguity. For instance, tho heavyweight winners, a team owned by G. J. Sannerman of Vincennes, Ind., officially pulled 3,550 pounds. Actually, either hqr.se, Individually, could have yanked along u mere 3,5QQ pounds without work- ing up a strain. But this 3,500 pounds was it Vie. torm of iron weights suspended on the floor of a truck. Once the horses had lifted the 3,550 pound off the truck floor, they draggec the truck itself a distance of 20 feet. The truck brakes wore se and the engine was set in lov gear. Nobody knows how m u c 1 the horses pulled in addition to the 3,550 official pounds. want unity, not a split," he official Peking People's Daily said in an editorial broadcast by he New China News Agency, monitored in Tokyo. It added, 'The present situation is very jrave." Peking said it had hoped relations with Moscow would be eased jy the talks "but we now have ,o point out with heavy hearts hat events have gone contrary to our hopes." Soviet informants predicted the meetings would end in Iwo or three days. Good sources indicated the two sides did not even agree on a basis to open the negotiations. The admitted failure in the at- empt to reconcile Premier Khrushchev's peaceful coexistence lino with Peking's militant stand came Iwo days before the scheduled opening her of new East- West nuclear test bun talks. Tost Dun Talks Set U.S., British and Soviet test ban negotiators will meet Mon day. Western circles here viewed accord on the issue with guarded optin\ism. Although conceding that the cur rent 'Soviet-Chinese meetings are doomed to failure, Peking expressed hope that future sessions would be more fruitful. call vote when the zoning ordinance was adopted by an eight- vote margin. County Board Chairman Harold ..andolt could not be reached today for comment. Gilbert W. Killinger, ColUnsville township supervisor, expressed surprise that a move is aimed at knocking out the ordinance. Killinger. chairman of the board's zoning and subdivision control committee, told the Telegraph today he believes the ordinance "ought to be given a fair chance, to see how it works out, after admittedly-needed changes in property classifications are made, before someone tries to scrap it." Hcfll Be There Confined to his home the past four weeks by a blood clot in his left leg, Killinger said he was uncertain as to procedure for any attempt to rescind the zoning ordinance. "But I intend to be on hand for next Wednesday's board meeting," he added. State's Attorney Dick H. Mudge told the Telegraph this morning he has not been approached by any board member seeking revocation of the zoning measure. He declined comment on the proper procedure in bringing a rescinding resolution on the board floor, "until I've been asked for a legal opinion." Mudge commented: "It is customary when any supervisor desires to present a resolution to the county board that he request the state's attorney's office to prepare it for him in legal form. That has not been done." There was speculation today among some longtime members of the county board as to the procedure for rescinding a county ordinance — such as the zoning measure. Opinion was divided that a mo- lion to reconsider action on the ordinance must first be submitted and carry by a tsvo-thirds vote of board members before a resolution is offered to repeal an ordinance. Rescinding action, some board members contacted believed, could be achieved by a simple majority vote, while others felt a two-thirds favorable vote is required to abolish the zoning program. Tax Association The Madison County Taxpayer's Association had spearheaded opposition to adoption of the county zoning measure, and had early the past spring submitted a list of board members the organizations sought to defeat. Some of the "black-listed" board members were defeated in the April township elections. Possibility was foreseen today that the rumored zoning ordinance rescinding resolution might be referred to the county board's zoning - subdivision control committee next Wednesday for study before the group brings it on the floor for full board action. It could also be tabled or action could be deferred to a later meeting, by board action. Two of Alton's three assistant supervisors, who were elected after the controversial ordinance was adopted, were asked today on low they stood on zoning. Roger Ruedin told the Telegraph that he would vote against zoning. He said that though he thought zoning was a "good, thing," too many people do not understand it. There are two things the people do not like, Ruedin said, taxes and zoning and until they understand more about zoning, he will vote against it. Berry B. Harris said he preferred to withhold comment until the matter came before him at the board meeting. Pete Perica was at work and could not be reached today. Boy Blasts Stepfather In Stomach CARROLLTON — Pedro Villegas, 29, was in critical condition at Boyd Memorial Hospital today suffering from a shotgun wound in the stomach. A stepson, Arthur Lee Matthews, 15, was being held in Greene County Jail while the sheriff's office was investigating of the 1:30 a.m. circumstances shooting which occurred at the large Wilcoxson Ranch south of Eldred. The ranch is owned by Villegas 1 wife, the former Jane Wilcoxson, and mother of Matthews by a former marriage. Deputy Sheriff James T u e y said the shooting resulted from a family argument, during which young Matthews was knocked across a room by Villegas. The youth luid interfered during a verbal exchange between h i s mother and stepfather, Tuey said. prospects of an long-deadlocked IPAC Folds Up, Has Final Meeting Friday CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Public Aid Commission is folding up after its final meeting to become a code department in the governor's Cabinet. The 'J2-year-old commission, u political storm center in the 1963 General Assembly, held its last meeting Friday. During the recent legislative iession, refused Arnold Senate Maremont was confirmation as chairman after a week-long bitter battle over the question of relief ceilings. As soon as Gov. Otto Kerncr ;igns a lature, stale's 1>'1I passed by responsibility .1-10,000 welfare tu a tho leg is- for the recipients II switch tu a department operating directly under him. During the legislative controversy in April and May, while Republicans and Democrats argued over the question of ceilings, luncis tor tho IPAC wove held up and the commission had no mon V ey to provide tood and other essentials for relief recipients. Maremont, a Chicago industrialist, upset politicians by charging: "A small group of willful Senate Republicans art- playing politics with the poor people on relief, 75 per cent of whom are Negroes." Kerner's appointment of Mure- munt had been confirmed but after his remarks were published the GOP leadership decided to reconsider the confirmation find subsequently it was considered u second time and rejected. A compromise agreement, under which ceilings ure imposed for some types Q{ relief, broke the .slalenmte over ceilings. "A controversial program «f pro* viding birth control aid for rellof recipients through tho IPAC alto provoked churls and counter* chutes in the leKlslutUTfl MM throughout the suite-

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