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Monday, July 22, 1963
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ALTON EVENING MONDAV, Firs* of Series Johnson Warns Of Racial Bomb By BfcRNARh GAVZER ,, Af» JJcttWenhires Writer 'Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson has warned that "a time bolnb ticks" in America's streets this turbulent summer of 1963. The bomb Is the explosive crisis which has flared in sporadic violence Jn Daiiville, Va., Cambridge, Md., and New York as N^roes and whites have clashed Oh'the Isstie of full racial equal! jOveHianglng these and other mitttreaks are the haunting ques- ti&ns: Will the bomb go off? How? Where? Interviews with and reports from top-level white and Negro officials In federal, state and municipal governments, with civic, social and religious leaders, and with citizens in the street, point to one conclusion: There is grave danger of major racial - violence as America looks for a solution to the deepening! integration crisis. Consensus on Chaos If chaos comes, the consensus is: 1. It may very likely—but not necessarily—occur in a Northern big city. history of U.S. race relations was 1919. There were seven major riots that year—the three worst occurring in Chicago (38 killed, 537 wounded and injured), Wash ington, D.C. (6 killed, scores hurt). Phillips County, Ark. (30 killed, and hundreds hurt). Hints Could Hi-turn Can such riots come again? Dr. Kenneth Clark. Negro professor at New York University, answers: "If white America refuses to grant rights to Negro citizens and continues to withhold them, 1 suppose white America will try killing Negroes. If white America is prepared to see Negroes being killed and killed and killed, then this will happen, but it won't stop anything, because you simply cannot kill everyone." In Chicago, Ralph Holstein, pres ident of the United Packinghouse \Vorkers---a union integrated dec ades ago—says: "My feeling is that the discontent still is below the boiling point, but, . . our organizers throughout the country are surprised that it hasn't boiled over.' Burke Marshall, assistant attorney general in charge of civil rights, says: "The country has to 2. It may stem from rigid po- J move on this issue in rapid fashion lice action—or from a minor incident blown out of proportion by rumor. .National Urban League trustees report: "Hundreds of thousands of (Northern) Negro citizens—struggling beneath the mounting burden of automation, overcrowding and subtle discrimination — an. reaching the breaking point." The Rev. Dr. Gardner Taylor Negro pastor of Brooklyn's Con cord Baptist Church, warns: "Mis calculation of the moment of trutl which is upon us could plungt New York, Brooklyn, Philadelphia Chicago, Detroit and Los Angeles into a crimson carnage with a blood bath unparalleled in the history of the nation." One of the worst years in the Worry of FALSE TEETH Slipping or Irritating? Don't bo emb&m«ed by IOOM ffclM <«<tt> «llppln«. dropping or wobbling when rou Mt. talk or laugh. Just •prtnJtl* a HUlo FASTKBTH on jour plates. ThU plmaant powder girw • mmarkable seam of added comfort and security by holding plate* mon armly. No gummy,, gooey, party taate or feeling. It's alkaline \non-aold). O*t FASTEETH at any drug count**. or there will be a great deal of racial unrest that will boil over into violence." If the time bomb should go off, where is it likely to explode? Some, including Dr. Richard Wade, professor of urban history at the University of Chicago, thinks it may occur in the South. Cites History Wade cites a long history of deference on the part of the Negro, who in many Southern regions is unskilled and uneducated and has little organization. Others believe the explosion is more likely to occur in the North where there is job discrimination, de facto segregation in housing, de facto school segregation and social discrimination. A Negro public relations man notes: "I sit in my air-conditioned office all day and I see nicely- dressed people and I look down on Sixth Avenue and I almost forget about color. Then at 5:30 I jet downstairs and it hits me in jie face. 1 can't get a cab because everybody tliinks I want to go up to Harlem." In Chicago, Alvin Prejean, depu- y director of the Urban League, nsists all the ingredients for ex-i plosion are to be found in Chicago, among other Northern cities. "Negroes are pushing and whites are pushing back." he says. "People here used to talk about those poor people down in Birmingham. Now they are talking about here. We need belter teachers, hotter jobs, bettor housing, just to catch up with whites." Predicted Riot Earl Brown, Negro, deputy Manhattan bomugh president and former magazine writer who with Louis E. Martin, now a member of the Democratic National Committee, predicted the 1943 Detroit race riot (34 dead. 700 injured), says it is the discovery of obtaining dignity which contributes to the Negro militancy. "This is the Negro doing something for himsell," Brown says. "He's learning something about dignity. He may have to lose some blood, but he's found that that's the road to freedom, not just winning a peace." As in any social movement, there is confusion. Leaders struggle for power positions, goals dn- pend upon who's defining them, control of the masses evaporates. James H. Meredith gets booed at an NAACP convention in Chicago. At the same convention, the Rev. Dr. J. H. Jackson, president of the National (Negro) Baptist Convention, is booed for nine minutes, supposedly because he had backed President Kennedy's call for a moratorium on demonstra tions. Leaving the speaker's plat form, the Rev. Mr. Jackson was pinned against it by 50 persons, crying, "Kill him! Kill him!" Mood for Action The mood for action is all-pervading. Its beat is sounded by Dr. James M. Nabrit Jr., president of Howard University. "We are sick of evasions, wearj of excuses, fed up with promises and want action now, liberty now. equality now." C. Sumner Stone Jr., editor of the Washington (D.C.) Afro-American, says "For the first time, I'c say, everybody is involved. AL Negroes, except for some Uncle Toms, are prepared to be involved." In Detroit, George W. Cathcart of the Trade Union Leadership Council—a Negro labor power was told about a professor's comment that "the old people got converted and the young people got religion," and related: "When I Picnic Set This Weekend BATCHTOWN - The annual picnic will he hold Saturday ant: Sunday at St. Barbara's Church. A chicken and beef dinner will he served at noon on Sunday. Lwive for West Point BATCHTOWN — Lt. Eugene Snyders, pilot; Lt. John Rainey co-pilot, and SP5 Richard MacDonald, left here Friday for West Point where they will instruct ca dels on how to operate and use a helicopter. They will return to Ft. Hood, Tex., on Aug. 19. While here they attended t h e wedding of Lt. Snyders' sister Bonita, to James Franke Batr.htown Notes BATCHTOWN — Pvt. Norman Titus left here last week for Ft. Rilcy. Kan., where he is an administrative officer. Reuben Stumpf is a patient in the Jerseyville hospital after suffering a heart attack. Elmer Franke has returned home from St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Charles. Mr. and Mrs. James Frank, who were recently married, arrived hero today after vacationing in Florida. They will reside in Carrol Hon. Mrs. Andrew Kinder is in Las Vages visiting her daughter and son-in-law, Chief and M r s. James Schleeper and family. FIRST OF THE WEEK VALUES *" * * NATIONAL FOOD STORES EAST ALTON—No. 26 EASTGATE PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER NORTH ALTON—504 DELMAR WOOD RIVER—337 E. FERGUSON U. S. GO'VT. GRADED CHOICE LEAN AND TENDER BEEF CUBE TEAKS U. S. GOVT. GRADED CHOICE, LEAN BONELESS BEEF STEW Lb. LEAN, FRESH, COUNTRY STYLE PORK SAUSAGE 3-1 SEASONED JUST RIGHT ... S X' 6 35c GARDEN GOLD $100 LEMONADE ORCHARD FRESH FROZEN ORANGE JUICE 6-oz. Can 6-oz. Cans DAWN DEW FRESH PRODUCE FOR DELICIOUS DESSERTS AND SNACKS—CALIFORNIA URGE RED PLUMS ,.^W Pleasingly iati, sweet and juicy. Healthiul too.. .Economically priced at National THOMPSON SEEDLESS WHITE GRAPES - 25 C FRISH GOLDEN SWEET CORK 5~29< PRICES QQQ9 THROUGH WEDNESDAY, JULY 24TH Little Miss, Mr. America Contest Plans Announced ATHENS—Confidence men in Greece have taken to selling 'Swiss cheese' made of wood blocks. was a boy they told me, 'don't fight, get an education.' I tell my boy, 'F'ight, and if you get thrown out of school, I'll find you another one.' " There is concern that HIP one thing which might lead to trouble would be a march on Washington. Such a march is set for Aug. 28. It was decided upon in New York recently at a strategy meeting in volving the NAACP's Roy Wilkins, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference's Martin Luther King Jr., the Urban League's Whitney Young, CORE'S James Farmer, The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee's John Lewis and A. Philip Randolph, president of the Negro American Labor Council. March Scheduled The march was scheduled even though the Kennedy administra tion has voiced vigorous determination to get a: strong civil rights bill through Congress. Negro leaders feel there will be a filibuster and that a march will show lawmakers the degree of Negro unity and determination. Authorities who must plan for any eventuality have done so in many areas. The federal government is committed to back decisions of courts and policies of the administration with troops. Police in many cities have been given and are undergoing special training and indoctrination. Detroit and Chicago have police departments especially alert to any possible racial disturbance. Next: The Naked Basis of Crisis WOOD RIVER -Little Miss Jamie Dunscombe was registered as the first entry in the "Little Miss America" contest, and Eddie St. Peters as the first "little Mr. America" contestant in t h e Moose Lodge sponsored competition, which will also feature a baby contest, Anthony Paynic, governor, reported today. Details of the unique contests were announced by the lodge Saturday 'evening. C. A. Wyman is chairman of general arrangements assisted by lodge members. Children of Moose members and friends are eligible for both sections of the contest, Paynic stated. The Little Miss and Mr. Americas will be chosen in competition based on the national contest _ only in miniature, with contestants of the three through five years of age category. The girls will participate in talent, bathing suit, evening dress and personality contests; and the boys in talent, "Tarzan" suit, dress and personality. Aug. 3 lias been announced as the date of the first section of (lie personal appearance contest for the three through five category the event will be held at 7 p.m. in the lodge hall. First entries in the baby con test are: Sherri Lynn Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Johnson, 116 Bonds Ave., East Alton; and Mike Paynic. son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Paynic, 1465 Esther St., Wood River. Judging of the "Babes in Arms" division of the event will follow the conventional baby contest rule with babies considered on the has is of health and beauty. ' Youngsters may be entered in each contest by submitting a photo, name, birthdate, parents name, address and telephone number, either to the Moose Hal or to James Crouch, lodge secre tary- Photos will not be returned Vyman stated. The children wll be judged in person in all divl «sloris of the event. Aug. 1 has been announced as he deadline for registration. WCttl Meeting WOOD RIVER — A Syllabus ii Alcohol was the study topic at thp Friday meeting of the Woman's 3hristinn Temperance Union In the home of Mrs. Sophie Webb, presi dent. Reports of the various commit oes were heard, and Mrs. Law rence Hale led devotions. It was announced the Nationa Convention will be held Aug. 23-2' in Columbus, Ohio; and the Till nols state convention Oct. 15-17 In Vandalia. Delegates to represen the local union will be named a the Aug. 9 meeting In the horn of Mrs. L. L. Harrod. Wood River Band Program Announces WOOD RIVER - The Alton-Wood River Community Chorus, under the direction of Miss Mildred Smith, will be featured in special selections at the 8 p.m. Wednesday concert of the Municipal Band in Central Park. Numbers by the band, directed by Chester Hughes, will include: "Toccato" by Fresci- baldi; "Medallion March," Kenny; "Green Leaves of Summer," Herfurth; "Parade From 'Viva Mexico' ", Mor- risscy; "Klaxon March," Fillmore; and "Slections From Carnival." Williams. MON.-TUES.-WED. RED POTATOES 25 B ' nbg 990 FREESTONE PEACHES . 590 *, skp r CALIFORNIA LEMONS 18 ,„, 490 for NEW ONIONS 290 Bag BROADWAY & MAIN DRIVE-IN PRODUCE MARKET 2530 East Broadway CHASE & SANBORN . COFFEE 2 £ $ 1.15 OUR OWN GRADE A HOMOGENIZED MILK 3 Half Gallons Fancy CANTALOUPES 3 for 69C Home Grown TOMATOES Lb 19c FANCY HOME GROWN GOLDEN BANTAM CORN 49 C Dot. Ears For A Quick Cool Summer Meal,. LEAN BOILED HAM . . . 99c FKESH CHOPPED HAM . . ' 69c I^AKGE SLICED BOLOGNA... 39c ; PEARL MARKET \ • | Conveniently Located in the Center ot Alton I I 886 CENTRAL AVE. FREE PARKING • Salea tit* Nels $4,719 JERSEYVILLE — The share of he sales Inx for the City of Jer seyville collected during March 'or the month of February totaled $-1,719.10 according to figures released this week by the State Department of Revenue. The share collected for Grafton was $179.45: Kane $131.20; Elsah $25.70: Fleldoh $94.42 artd Me dora $225.28. Pnfenis of OIH JERSEYVILLE - Mr. and Mrs Robert-Hartmann of t>ow are the Mtrenta of a girl horn nt 12:18 a.m. Saturday at the Jersey Com nuinlty Hospital. She has been named Virginia Lynn and weighed ? pounds. The baby Is a granddaughter o Mr. and Mrs. John Can-oil o Kampsville and is a great-grand daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Georgi Becker of Knnipsville and Mrs Elizabeth Carroll of Hamburg LONDON - several tKJbifleis ate Mrs. Harmiann was formerly Miss Carroll. fisy . The couple has another (tough er. Corina, . oSLO-Nonvay will try n new method. closing their establishments In England saying ««« »»«* ^rtttn |,,,ve hnrals have loss to wager on the EXAMINATION, L|NS AND FRAMES, COMPLETE $|%50 v"^ 'nlfounl* ! ONLY CONTACT LENSES MONE* BACK $ GUARANTEE Prnttirlptlon SUiiRlukoi Snmo CROWN OPTICAL SERVICE £N v . F..DAV UNT,,. , •«• FEDDERS Air Conditioners 158 $10 DOWN-$10 MONTH From "Carton tp Cooling" in 77 Seconds! WE HAVE ALL MODELS IN STOCK READY FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY AND INSTALLATION! Budget Priced from... PHONE HO .5-4205 Park Free At Rear of Store—500 E. Broadway Yon do the BIG SAVING because we do the big buying Hunter—Unk Polish Sausage . *, 49c B.8. Chole* Tenderaj BraoJ Cube Steak «, 99c Kn>7*i Finest—By the Fleet NatnnU Cnnlnc Braunschweiger . «,, 59c Krer Sliced Bologna . «, 49c U.S. Choipe Tenderay Brand Round Steak 100 Extra Top-Value Stamps With the purchase of any Tenderay Brand Boneles* ROM* Mo Conpon Moat Horns mid M advertised. New Low Prices Three Diamonds—Fancy 3e Off Star K50t—Light Solid White Tuna. 2 ££ 47c Chunk Style Tuna 2 tr 49e Chicken o< the S«a—ClgW. Chunk Style Tuna 2 Let Kroger Bake for You This Summer. Kroger—Regular, Pink Lemonade, Or Lemon Custard Angel Food Cakes ft-Oft, Gate (Reg. Pick-A-Pair Bread and Buns toot Uxj-ourt Wo.lncwJ.j- July 24, 1063 Kroger - Bismarck, Regular, 1-lb. Regular or Cottage Rye, and Onion, Rye, or Sesame Buna. 2 Mb or Match" Kramr—Cmottir •* Ice Cream <Cxee*4 Nut «•?•«* Meadow OgM Sherbert Breakfast Rolls _3 «** '1 M Spotlight Coffee 3-U>> B« RccoUir, Prlp, or Fine •e Ott, New rink latin* B. C 69c 44c Summer Fresh FruiU O.S Ma. I Seedless Grapes... 29c No. I- -Bilrt Freestone Peaches 2 »» 39c U.S. No. l--K»tr* H*ri|M>u. S«iiU Jumbo V76 Seedless Limes ..2 ** S$c ,„ BeUeKxM Yta«.JUpe«M4 Tomatoes, __ 29c Jumbo— 37 atr.e California Cantaloupes ...... „_. ........... 3 VA. No. l_ NOW Oroji Puerto Rlo»n Sweet Potatoes ..... „ ..... 2*,, 35c Wlckson Plums •» OjS. Me. !~^o]4m Home Grown Sweet Corn •& 3Sc U.S. Na 1—Sungraod Freeaton* Nectarines 991. U.S, *te: 1— "Apricots 14 tJb.

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