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I»A* i ! f iWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH MONDAY, MLV is, FORECAST SHOWERS LIKELY " Scattered showers are expected Mon- nessee valley and the western Gulf day night in the north Pacific stales, coast states. It will be warmer in the the northern Plateau, tho northern , Plains, the central Plains, the upper central and southern Plateau, and middle Mississippi valley, the Ten* Wirephoto Map) northeast, the southern Plains and the (AP Wirtz Fears Rail Solution Compulsor Up TUB ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of Labor W. Willard Wirtz says the four-year-old dispute over railroad work rules Is headed toward a compulsory solution because both the carriers and the unions are guilty of "a failure of responsibility." "There is no affirmative attempt by either side in this situation to do anything about settling it even at this hour," Wirtz said Sunday as a special presi dential panel prepared to sift the facts in the jobs tangle. "There has been at this point an apparent assumption by both parties that somebody else, the government, the Congress, whoever it ma! be, is going lo decide this," the secretary said in a televised interview. Still, Wirtz added, he hopes that "when both of these parties are looking down the gun barrel" 0"" possible congressional action, "there is going to be a real facing up to the implications of the fact that if they don't settle, Ihe prospect is something which will •weaken the whole institution of collective bargaining." Wirtz is chairman of the special committee that begins today to lay the basis for a report President Kennedy plans to send to Congress July 22 aimed at solving the rules dispute. Wirtz refused to say whether the administration would recommend compulsory arbitration. Carrier and union representatives will, be standing by as the panel meets today, ready for Questioning on specific points. Tuesday the committee will hold separate and joint sessions with the two sides, hoping to begin writing a report for Kennedy on Wednesday, The railroads have postponed until July 29 putting into effect new work rules designed to eliminate gradually about 60,000 jobs they claim are unnecessary. The five operating unions, which say the jobs are essential for safe and efficient train operations, have promised to delay strike action until lhat date. Over the weekend, Sens. Jacob K. Javits, R-N.Y., and Wayne Morse, D-Ore., said they were opposed to legislation that would require compulsory arbitration of the dispute, Q. Does tliis imply that while there have been gains in Negro education and integration, there hasn't been much economic improvement? A. I think it demonstrates that the progress has been much too slow. It's true that the educational gap between Negroes and whites has been shrinking. Yet for the decade. 1930 to 1960, we find that the inqome gap has not narrowed at all, . Job discrimination is dramatically reflected in the poverty figures. Over one-half of our Negroes are in poverty stalus. Q. What do you consider povert.v status? A. $3,000 of family income, r,r below. By that standard, it's appalling to find that over half of our Negro families are in povety status, as against something less than one-fifth for whites. Q. Do you believe that there is any real possibility of improving Negro income without an over-all improvement in the economy? A, You are putting .your linger on the key solution to the problem of Negro unemployment and jpb discrimination — an adequate supply of jobs in the economy as n whole. When jobs are scare?, discrimination flourishes. When manpower is scarce discrimination ebbs because it becomes too costly for employers. Q, Now the administration's major proposal to increase Jobs and to stimulate growth Is tax reduc tion. Do you believe that this is part of the answer to the Ne- grps' problem? A. I think It's an essential part. A JlQ.J?llllan las cut, as it is spent and re-spent, wUl generate about J3Q blllioji to 540 billion of added output, un.4 roughly 2 to 3 million gH<UUo|)Ql jobs. Past experience tells us that this will cut the Ne- grounemployment rate by more than QflMhirtl, Q, ¥041 have been arguing that • •mw 'wW economic growth •"would heJp eliminate J« the ending discrimination would he! economic growth? A. Yes. Taking the skills an training that Negroes have toda and giving them ecnial job oppo tunlties would give us 2U per cen more gross national product. Tha adds up to $14.5 billion. That woul pay half of the country's entire ec ucational bill for a year. Q. Dr. Heller, you have picturec this tax cut as being of perhap more benefit to the Negro than Sc the country as a whole. A. That, is, proportionately, o course. Q. To summarize, are you say ing that Congress has a double barrelled job—botli of eliminating discrimination and providing a better economic climate? A. Yes. Unless there are job op< portunities at the end of the road, :he rest of the programs will be frustrated and frustrating. Soldier Killed As Car Hits Tree ST. LOUIS W) — A Herron, 111., soldier died Saturday in St. Louis, when his car hit a tree. Police said the victim was Spec. 5 Daniel Fizz, 20. He was stationed at the Aeronautical Map and Chart Center in St. Louis. WeatherForecast Alton and vicinity—Increas Inij cloudiness and a lltt I warmer tonight, low 64 to 70 Partly cloudy and little tern perftture change Tuesday. Scat tered showers and thunder storms likely late tonight and Tuesday. High Tuesday In th mid to upper 80s. Outlook for Wednesday, partly cloudy with little temperature change. Extended Forecast Southern Illinois — Tempera .ures will average two to five dc grees below the seasonal normals vith no important day-to-day var ations. Normal highs, upper. 80s or lower 90s. Normal lows, uppei 60s or lower.70s. Precipitation vlll average-from one-half to one nch, occurring as scattered showers and thunderstorms mostly during the middle of the week. Perry Metal Co. Resumes Production PINCKNEYVILLE, 111. (AP) — 3 erry Metal Products Inc. re- umed production during the eekend after approval of a new ontract ended a walkout that •as started June 17 by more lan 100 workers. Officials announced Friday greement on a three-year con•act. It reportedly allows a wage crease of 38 cents, an hour. Alton Taxes Settled; Elliott Has an Additional $148,279 City Treasurer M. O. Elliott, ex-officio town collector, now has an additional $148.279.18 in tax receipts to distribute among Alton township taxing agencies. Final settlement on his 1963 Alton township collection of $3,255.564.68 was made today by Klliott at the Edwardsvillc office of County Treasurer George Musso. Tho collection set a new high record and has earned for tho city a 2 per cent collecting commission of 565,111.29. The various Alton township taxing bodies will share the tax money now in hand in proportion to their respective tax evies, and are to receive the 'ollowlng amounts: Alton school district, '$79,097.71; Alton city, including all ts semi - independent taxing units, $31,636.36; Madison county, $20.706; Alton township, $4,270.64; Civic Memorial Airport, $1.135.87; Wood River Township Hospital district, $9,778.05; and Godfrey fire district, $543.61. However, Civic Memorial Airport has not yet received any of its Alton township taxes, and It will receive at this time a total of $41,507.07, the treasurer said. This Iptal includes its proportionate share in the balance released by the collector's settlement effected today. For the cost of making the annual tax extensions on the Alton books Madison County will be reimbursed from the Alton collection in amount, of S7,- 511.58, which is about $400 more than its fee a year ago. The four major taxing bodies — city, schools, township and airport — were each charged $1,890 for their part of the tax extension : ee, said Elliott. Wood River lospilal district was charged, $306.18. Godfrey fire district, vith only a small area within Mton, had an extension fee of only $1.80. The total tax collection in Alon this year was $37,974 higher ban that made a year ago by he Alton collector, which svas $3,217,590. Elliott was preparing this af- ernoon to distribute among the AJton township taxing bodies the unds still in his hands." ..., -^-.^^^MuxmaO SECOND TIME STAB CITY, Ark. — Seven couples kiss on the steps of the First Baptist Church after being remarried in a mass ceremorty. The couples were married by the Rev. Roy Moore, father of two of the brides. The brides were given in marriage to their husbands by their oldest sons, who ranged in age from four to 16. The couples remarried to comply with a 1941 Arkansas law. (NEA Wirephoto) Wallace Contends Kennedy Is Inept By LARRY OSIUS WASHINGTON (AP) — Gov. George Wallace of Alabama said today t?iat inept handling of i'a- cial problems by the Kennedy administration has resulted in "a nation torn by strife and turmoil on the brink of civil warfare." Wallace who failed in his "schoolroom door" stand against integration at the University of Alabama, said that ,if Congress passes a public accommodations nill, "You should make preparations to withdraw all our troops from Berlin, Viet Nam and the rest of the world because they will be needed to police America." Wallace's remarks were in a statement prepared for the Senate Commerce Committee. It resumed hearings today on one of the seven points in President Kennedy's civil rights program—a bill prohibiting racial discrimination in such public facilities as restaurants and hotels. Wallace said Americans "are not going to. comply with this type legislation," and he labeled the rest of Kennedy's civil rights program "equally abominable." Wants Kennedy Retired "A President who sponsors legislation such as the civil rights act of 1963 should bo retired from office," Wallace said, predicting that Kennedy will learn in the 1964 election "it is not politically popular to send (troops) to Ala- bama and Mississippi." Kennedy ordered federal troop into Oxford, Miss., last fall ifte rioting broke out on the Univer sity of Mississippi campus when a Negro enrolled in the school He sent federal troops to base near Birmingham in May follow ing racial violence in the Alabama city. Wallace echoed the charge o another Southern governor, Ross, Barnett of Mississippi who testi Fied gainst the measure Friday in telling the commitlee tha 'there are Communist influences in the integration movement." Wallace said two congressiona committees have identified Ihe Southern Conference Educational Fund headed by the Rev. F. L Shuttlesworth, Alabama Negro i'l- tegration leader, as an organiza- :ion created "to promote commu nism" in the South. He said the identifications were made by the Senate Interna Internal Security subcommittee and the House Committee on Un- American Activities. Claims Betrayal Wallace accused the nation's leaders of betraying the Negro with false promises of a Utopia n..Northern cities. Last June 11 Wallace stood in a doorway at the University of Ala bama and blocked an attempt by two Negroes to enter and enroll Several hours later, after nedy had ordered units of the MID-SUMMER LAST WEEK FOR SPECTACULAR SAVINGS—Because mid-summer is about over, but you can still realize big (and large) savings of 25# to 35Ci> only Downtown Alton at 301 Plasa St. EVERYBODY LOVES A BARGAIN —Here's one: Ladles' Nationally Advertised nylon tricot slip with lace trim, size 32-I2, regular 3.OS for only $2.77 or 2 for $5. Buy your full full's supply now. Phone 482-0751. EVERYBODY LOVES A BARGAIN —Here's another: Boys' )3% oz, white-back den I in jeans (the heavy long wearing kind), Reg. & Slim 0-10, on|y $1.60 or 3 for $3. Buy now for back-to-school. Put on layawuy. Landmark Store, Alton. EVERYBOPY LOVES A BARGAIN —Here's one more: Girls' 4-14 swlmsuits, regular $2.08 for only $1.84. Throw that worn one away and finish the season with a splash. 3rd & Plasa. Alabama National Guard int federal service, he left the can pus and the Negroes enrolled. Wallace's appearance followed statement Sunday by a civil right leader that national chain store which discriminate racially i their employment or service pol: cies will be boycotted. James L, Farmer, national d rector of the Congress of Racia Equality, said he expected th boycott to begin shortly after mass march on Washington- planned for Aug. 28—to press fo civil rights legislation. Farmer, a Negro, told Sen Kenneth Keating, R-N.Y., in a: interview taped for broadcast i Vew York that some nationwid firms had agreed to end discrim nation in employment; and serv ce. But a boycott is planned against other "offending firms,' nainly department and variety stores, he said. Farmer said there was no in ention of having Negroes who narch on Washington stage sit-ins at Capitol offices. But he added hat in event of a filibuster op Southern senators "I think -some drastic action might have to be :aken." He said if Congress.takes a re cess in late August, "this woul.1 3e indeed a new form of filibus MORE PROTECTION BUT YOUR COST IS LOWER! For more than 85 years Millers' Mutual has provided sound In* surance protection at a substan- ial savings In cost, it will pay you to check with MILLERS MUTUAL before you renew your present llOftlE, BUSINESS und AUTO INSURANCE, No Mewborbhlp Fee S.HAKOLD (Cotton) KQHKRTS Office HO 6-5581 Alter Q p.m. 465.5318 MILLERS' MUTUAL lit II.MN9I* AUTO f HPMJ Today in Washington Changes in Defense Weaponry Expected By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) Brushing aside threats from Moscow, Iraqi President Abdel Salam Aref says he will continue to crack down on those plotting to "turn Iraq into an atheist Commu nist state." One such plot is the Kurdish rebellion, Aref claimed Sunday in a National Day speech broadcast by Baghdad Radio. Mullah Mustafa Barzani, the Kirdish leader, denies Communists are behind his war for independence. Freed in Greece ATHENS, Greece (AP)-In less than a week the Greek government has released 19 prisoners held since the 1947-49 Communist civil war. Seventeen were freed July 11. Two more were released Sunday, eaving 941 prisoners from the civil war period still held. Deten- ion of the. prisoners touched off violent leftist demonstrations in London last week during the state visit of King Paul and Queen Frederika. 21 Die in Train Crash JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Twenty-one persons were killed and 40 others injured Saturday when a train jumped the Iracks near Surabaya, in East Java. Set Up Training Course JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) A group of U.S. Army Engineers has arrived here to set up training course for the Indonesi an army to help it carry out a civic action program decreed by President Sukarno last December. 4 Children From Church at Camp Four children of the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Alton left Sunday for the youth camp at Little Grassy Lake, Carbondale. The children are Donald Torn- linson, Peggy Hickerson, Lucille Barker, and pebble Waltz. They will return July 24. City Streets in Good Shape Alton's earth streets cam through last winter In unusua ly good condition, and, as a re suit, less refloating than usiia will be necessary under t h 1 year's annual mnhltehenande pro gram. Street Stipt, Lticlan Harris sat today that last winter's weathe conditions caused the snialles rtm6unt of earth street damag that ho can recalMn 11 years h charge of street maintenance. While some -general reseating with asphalt and chips Is beini done, this year's malntenence wll be largely a matter of patching and attention (o drainage arrange ments. Harris gave three' reasons tha Ihe street surfaces survived thi winter in belter shape than hi ever before has.known., "First, he qald, there were al most ho freezing and thawing cy cles 10 cause deterioration. T h weather turned cold and stayec cold, and there, was little rah al thawing periods to further soft en up the surfaces." Further, Harris said, an Im proved patching' procedure was used In last summer's malnte nance program, and this paid of with more lasting results t h a r ever before. Also contributing to the w a street surfaces withstood the winter and early spring, Harris added, was extensive attention to ditching and drainage last summer. Washing about edges of the asphalt-coated streets was minimized as a .result. Sealing and patching of,the arterial .streets, finances from motor fuel' tax funds, is .now. well advanced. About two more weeks of patching and drainage work remains to be completed, >; trp d Harris, expects, Jo; • get; remaining MFT resettling finished by end of this month. Starting in August, remaining work on. the non-arterial streets, paid- from local street funds, will be undertaken. It too will me minimal compared to other recent years, the street superintendent believes. 5.. ;i i ., Although there was heavy spring damage to Central Avenue, south of E. 4th, due to a sewer blow-out that ruined the brick pavement, there was, comparatively ,, ; little damage to the earth streets. Bethalto WSCS to Meet Thursday BETHALTO — The WSCS of the Methodist Church will --meet at 9:45 a.m. Thursday at the church. Following the business meeting a potluck dinner will be served at noon. , Mitehell Tavern Charged With After-Hour Sales Mother^ 26> and Daughter Hurt hi Auto Crash A 26-year-old woman and her daughter suffered minor, injuries In an automobile accident at fttes. 140 and 111 Sunday morning. It was reported, two boys -driving a second auto ran a stop light and struck the auto driven by Wll Ham IE. Walker o! 432 Kennedy Dr., East Alton. Mrs. Walker and her daughter Jnne were treated at Alton Me* mortal Hospital for minor Injuries and then released. In the auto were the Walker's and their three children. The two boys were not identified. Campers Flee From South RINGWOOD, N.J. (AP)-Nearly 70 summer campers and counselors found refuge here today after a 60-hour flight from vlo- once at a camp in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Caro- inn. The weary band, mostly teen iged boys and girls, arrived at Camp Midvale a few minutes be 'ore Sunday midnight in . three uises, one of which bore bullei iqles. " Summerlane Camp near Rosman, N.C., was raided Thursday night and early Friday by moun :aineers enraged over reports of 'rise love, nudity and inlegratior tit the camp. "All tills added together just •lidn't set too well with the local people," said Sheriff C.R. McCall. Descriptions of camp activity vere published in a Saten Island N.Y.) weekly newspaper, "The Herald of Freedom," McCall said. The Rev. Gedfge.'Bori Hilsheihv er, camp --'director, - >b 1 a m e-d 'drunken young . hoodlums',' in- ensed over integration for 'the shooting and the burning of the amp gumnasiurfi. '. ".' .\ The Rev. Mrs. Von Hilsheimer aid the .article was a smear. The Jnitarian minister did not com- nenl on the allegations of im- lorality at the camp. .t'The only issue that the mob vas interested in was integra- on," he said. A spokesman said three Ne- roes had been attending the amp but left before the mob in- aded. EDWARDSVILLE — Warrants were obtained by the aherlff's office Jnle this morning charging the operator of a Mitchell area tavern wlh after-hour sale of intoxicants, alid the proprietor of a tavern liprth of Colllnsvllle With Illegal sales of liquor to minors. In one of two warrants Issued before noon by Edwardsvllle Police Magistrate Wllllnm Traband, Jordan Rapoff, licensee of the Orchid Lotmgs on U. S. By-Pass GG and Maryvllte road, near Mlt* chell In Chotiteau Township, was charged with snles to patrons af« tor 2 a.m. on July 5, The other warrant named James Plnson, licensee of the "China Doll" Tavern at 2104 Vandalia St., on Rtu. 159 just -north of the Col- llnsvlllc city limits, on a charge of selling Intoxicants to minors. The two wan-ants were Issued on complaint of Chief Depuly Sheriff George Rumiioh. Ramach disclosed today that Rnpoff's tavern was visited by deputies at 2:20 a.m. on July 5, when lie reported they found seven patrons in the bur and several of the customers later signed, statements admitting they pur- clia.sed drinks after the 2 a.m. Legal closing time for taverns "out in the county." Tending bar (it the time tho officers entered the place, Ram- ach said, was a man identifying himself as "Andy Rupoff." The latter, Ramach said, is employed as a state liquor inspector in id also is a professional bondsman. "We have had the Orchid Lounge under surveillance for some lime," Ramach declared. He said the warrant against Jordan Rapoff was sought after investigation and taking of statements from patrons found in the place- July 5. The warrant against Pinson, operator .of the China DoH, was based.on a visit to the tavern by Chief Deputy, Ramach and six other- deputies at 10:45 p.m. Sunday. l: . ;'', , Ramqch said there were "minors drinking in the place" when he arrived, "and we have statements from them." Kennedy at Work After Golf Weekend •flYANNIS PORT, Mass. (AP)President Kennedy relumed to work; today alter a convincing weekend display — on the golf course — .of his ability to ignore liis tender back. On three successive evenings, Kennedy played the tricky. Hyan- lis Port Club course. He gave no sign of difficulty from the back ailment that- kept ilm off the links lor two years. A roundhouse swing netted him a succession of powerful drives. ' -. ' • ' . • ' L; . 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