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Tuesday, July 23, 1963
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fUJSSCJAY, 23, 1963 ALTON EVENING TUfUSlfi The Farm __^ . . Funds Now Available For • ' v •'-',•'• . Recreational Development Telephone Employes' Idea of Giving Books to Penal Institutions Started Here, Has By ftttJMAN W, MAY MiUttaott tXmftty I'fifttt Advlsef New sources of funds are now available tot iarmers wishing to develop rural recreation facilities. Two federal agencies, Farmers Home .Admlfilsitnllon and AgfU cultural Stabilization and Conservation Service, started offering financial help early this year. They are providing funds to individual farmers who want to boost income by develpplng fishing, camping, bottling, picnicking and sport facilities. Karl Munson, University of Illl- n o 1 s extension recreation specialist, says, "I believe t h e d d m a n d for these private recreational faclll- ties will increase greatly. Public facilities cannot fur- T. W. May nlsh the growth fast enough. However, the .capital for developing these areas must come from outside sources, the future for Illinois farmers in outdoor recreation looks very good." Eldon B. Colegrove, Stale FHA Director, agrees, adding, "but it will depend on the success of those entering this business. I believe there is a good Mure for individual farmers in developing these facilities." So far FHA has made three recreation loans in Illinois. FHA offers two types of loans at 5 pe,r cent interest; A non-real- estate loan (which includes machinery, equipment and operating expense) may be made for up to $35,000 and must be repaid within seven years. A real estate loan may reach $60,000 and must be repaid within 40 years. A farmer may qualify for an FHA recreation loan if he is unable to obtain the credit he needs from other sources on reasonable terms. He must also personally manage and operate no larger than a family-type farm. At present the ASCS has five projects, but none lias been stalled yet. ASCS has two programs: 1. A cost-sharing grant covering up to 50'per cent of the total cost. 2. An adjustment payment, based on 1960 county conservation reserve rate basis, similar to agricultural conservation payments. There is no time limit on these programs.- They are outright grants from the government. Limits call for'a maximum of $10,000 per enterprise for all grants to individual farmers. Management Tour The annual farm management Wallets and Cards Found On 'Dump A small amount of wallets, pictures, cards and other' items usually carried in billfolds was found at the city dump Monday night. Police said the cache Included 25 wallets, a stack of pictures about four Inches high, five social security cards, library, cards and other identification cards. No cash was found, ., Police theorized the discarded items might have come from some lost and found department which decided to clean ; house,and dump all unclaimed items, but did not discount the possibility that someone had collected stolen or lost billfolds. The names ,of > the five social security cards were Chris Sandr ers, Steve Sanders, Irvin L. An. gelly, Lance D. Linenfelsen and Jimmy Lee Tate. tour for this area, sponsored by the Lincoln Farm Bureau Farm Management 'Association and the Agricultural Extension Service, will be lield this year In St. Glair County on Aug. 7. The; lour will start at 10 a;m. at the farm of Melvln Stumpfj two miles soutli and two miles^ west of Belleville, reached by going two miles south of Belleville on slate route 159 and two miles wbst 6n Mulligan Inne. This farm 18-a 318 acre, fifty-cow dairy farm with' new dairy equipment. Special features Include maximum return from crops with 95 per cent of the land in corn, com silage, wheat and soybeans. Hay Is purchased. .The cows are not grazed, being fed hay and silage. The farm has produced $11 more production per acre with $7 less per acre cost than similar size and type farms for the past few years. Visitors on the tour will be shown the detailed methods used lo accomplish these resulls. Following lunch at the Legion park at Millsladt at noon, Ihe farm of Howard Albert one mile southwest of Mlllstadt on slate route 158 will be visited at 1:30 p.m. This is a 317 acre feeder cattle, hogs and'poultry farm, with practically all tillable land In high value crops. There are two cattle feeding plants, one of them new, with loafing shed, auger feed bunk, concrete silo with unloader and automotive protein [eeder for 125 cattle. Crop yields have been 10 per cent above average on corn and 20 per cent above on soybeans. Total farm production has been $49 per tillable acre higher than average with only $29 per acre higher cost. Most of the people attending the tour will be cooperators in the Lincoln Association, but all persons interested in farming will be welcome. Horseradish Testing Vegetable growers attending the recent twilight meeting at t: h e Wm. Bruns and Son farm in Nameoki township saw a test plot of different varieties of horseradish. A meeting will be held when the plot is bar-vested this display the roots of the various kinds. Insects and diseases have done less damage than usual to vegetable crops this year, it was stated by H. B. Petty and M. C. Shurtleff, University of Illinois entomologist and plant pathologist. Another twilight meeting will be held at the Bruns farm the evening of Aug. 1 to see the results .of the sweet corn variety test plot. All-interested persons are invited. Harvesting of the excellent sweet corn crop is now at its peak in the southwestern part of the county. The corn is picked early in the morning, packed with ice and delivered promptly to market, assuring its freshness. Most of the best quality com is trucked directly to the larger food company warehouses and taken from there by refrigerated trucks to the 1 -stores.', A number of growers have roadside markets. The harvest of cantaloupes in the commercial melon-growing area of the county is just stalling. A good crop is anticipated,' wilh the peak of the season in August. ; The recent heavy rains have provided a good supply of soil moisture for corn, soybeans anc other crops, and have removed the threat of drouth. Crops 1 in northern Illinois have been' seriously damaged by. dry weathei and vegetable crops in the Chicago area are reported lo be Ihe poorest in years. An unusual crop is a: 15 acre field of cucumbers grown by Louis Taylor of Trenton. They are picked when quite small, pickle size, and dellverred to Chicago. Welt BHHtag Cost* Several people have asked about costs of drilling wells. The cost varies, of course, with the size 6f the well diameter. For a well with a 3d Inch tile, requlfc ng a hole of 36 Inches, the c6st for the .drilling iand tile runs about $4.00 each per foot or a total of" $8.000 per fobt jot depth. A 36 neh tile, with a 42-Inch hole, qosta about, $10.00 per foot for the dril- ng and tile, 'Larger 1 diameters cost proportionately more, The Illinois Cooperatjye , Crop Reporting ^Service has awarded Certificates"of appreciation' 16 voluntary farm reporters' having re- jotted crop condlctlons for a decade or more. In Madison Coun- y, Irvln J. Relnhart of Saline ownshlp has been awarded a cer- Iflcale' for 40 years of service, lenry Love/ of Hamel township i certificate for 30 years . arid Ueorge Holtmann of Edwardsville ;ownshlp for 20 years of report- ng. SaysNSA Rules Need Tightening WASHINGTON (AP) - Chairman Edwin E. Willis of the House Committee on x Un-American Ac- :ivilies says the defection of a former research analyst points up he need for Senate action on a bill to stiffen personnel rules at the' National Security Agency. The Louisiana Democrat made :h.e appeal Monday after the Soviet government newspaper Iz- vestla published a letter by Vie :or Norris Hamilton, who described himself as a former em- ploye of the supersecret agency and said he sought political asy lum in the Soviet Union because became disillusioned with life in- America. Hamilton's defection, Willis said, spotlights "security laxity' the committee uncovered in the agency and "confirms the conclusions drawn by the committee in 1962 after its extensive investiga tion of NSA security practices.' The committee, Willis said, was 'shocked by some of the facts i had uncovered; that NSA officials had, -for years, run this.most sen sitjve intelligence 'agency''withou proper regard for Department o Defense personnel security regu lations, and had been making per sonnel appointments without ade quate background investigations.' Hamilton, describing'himself .as an American citizen of Arab de scent, wrote that coded instruc tions of Middle East governments to their delegations at the United Nations were received at the State Deparment and decoded before the delegation got them The Defense Department con firmed Hamilton had been . em ployed by'the agency from June 13, 1957, until June 3, 1959. It said that whjle he "had no knowledge of U.S. codes," he probably had access to classified information. Rides Arranged for Jefferson Picnic The picnic of Thomas Jeffersoi Youth Center is lo be held Thurs day evening at the Onized Clu grounds. Those who do not have trans portalion to the grounds are ask ed tp meet at 5 p.m. at Thoma Jefferson School, where ride will be made available. RECOGNIZE THIS? It's ft puWlo recreation area •from Alton, f or us* this, summer, flw * **•*•* r."""".'/! ** t«- In nonulwWy wwh swwn- mers »ri« boat enthusl* , A tend pr?,i eo %» Alton dw» Wfle the Jwrbor from direct of AW tovvw district. Astronmit Cooper Thanhs Godfrey Boy Elgbt-y W-oW of 4 NortlmiQor PJape, fiod- Jrey, received a personal let' ter from Astronaut Gordon Craig sent Cooper seven drawings depleting different stages ol Ms space flight. Yesterday Craig received the letter thanking him lor his interest and commenting on Wi line drawing ability, Tent Stolen Harold Klockenea, 326 E. 12t St, reported a>by-7'foot tent tak en from his back yard Sundu night, Oldat40.50.60?" OLD AND NEW Lawrence Caldwell, 1003 Belle St., Alton, a laborer for B & B Construction Co. of Alton, uses an "old fashioned hand shovel in the botton of a 17-feet deep trench as a power shovel above him drags out large quantities of earth at Alton State Hospital where the earth moving project took place early this week. Workmen are installing more than 400 feet of sewer pipe leading from the dietary facility. Funds for the work came from an $8,000-emergency grant authorized after leaky lines caused partial collapse of a building wall. World News i ' ' Russia Still Wants Red Chinese in UN By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GENEVA (AP) — The Soviet Union still wants Red China in he United Nations despite the Moscow-Peking split over Communist ideology. Soviet delegate Anatoli Arka- diev told the annual meeting of :he U.N. Economic and Social -ouncil Monday: "A revision of the U.N. charter cannot be car- •ied out without restoring the ight of the People's Republic of China, which must occupy its egitimate seat in the Security Council." LONDON (AP) — British Honduras, a Central American colony bordering Mexico and Guatemala, ivill get self rule on Jan. 1. British and British Honduran Man Held at Cairo On Check Charges CAIRO, 111. (AP) —A man be- ived to have cashed bogus checks in Hannibal, Mu. is being held in Cairo, pending an investigation ol his check cashing activities here. Police said Alford Dedakey, 29, who lists St. Louis and Atlanta among his "home towns," was arrested Saturday by Cairo police after two youths told police he had hired them to cash checks. Dedakey, police said, has been charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Cairo poMce said he had the youths cash two checks, both worth $68.80. The checks were signed J. Kenneth Brown, the same name used on bogus checks circulated in Hannibal recently, police said, Motor Overheated An overheated motor in a freight elevator brought firemen to the Myers Bros, department store, 219 Piasa St., shortly before 3 p.m. Monday. Damage was reported limited to the motor. leaders agreed on a new consti tution Monday. OTTAWA (AP)—A 10-membe commission will spend the next year studying ways to ease the strained relations between French-speaking and English speaking Canadians. Prime Minister Lester B. Pear son announced the inquiry Mon day. City Sale Of Surplus Considered Proposal of Public Works Di- ector Paul A. Lenz that Alton onduct a sort of "white elephant" uclion to dispose of surplus or utworn equipment and materials has been approved by the city inance committee. Lenz suggested to the Council Monday that the city conduct an nnual or more frequent sale of all urplus articles or supplies no onger of use to the city which now clutter available storage pace. He suggested adoption of a re- olution providing that at various Imes surplus articles be inven- oried and appraised and disposed if at auction. Receipts of the sale /ould be distributed to the various lepartments to which the surplus materials and equipment were or- glnally allocated. Alderman James Bailey endors- the plan, but suggested that t first be determined that the city has'legal right to rid itself of unneeded articles by sale. The chool board, he said, has found t is barred from such a disposal plan. The committee, however, by unanimous vote approved the auc- ion project, «nd will so lecom- mend to the Council at its meet- ng tomorrow night. Chairman Mfaitland Timmermiere said the city has sold surplus articles in :he past. Lenz, in a letter to the commit ;ee suggested that it might be advantageous to the city to in elude in the auction program the disposition of used motorvehicles :hat failed to bring the city ade quate amounts when offered ai 'trade-ins" on new vehicles. Chairman Timmermiere saic such decisions could be made af :er trade-in offers had been con sidered from time to time as the> came up. Bike Taken Mike Newton, 202 Central Ave., reported his bicycle stolen rom in front of a food marke in the 1800 block of Central Ave nue Monday afternoon. He said h parked the bicycle outside whil he was in the store, and it wa gone when he returned for it. tty JAMBS Telegraph Staff Writer The idea of a telephone em- loyes organization to supply xjoks to a penal institution, be- un here four years ago, has pread throughout the U.S. and lanada through other branches of he group. So successful was the book rive of the Delta Council of the 3ell Telephone Pioneers of Amerca, that the library at the Van alia Penal Farm had to be en- arged almost double, according o Tom Faudree, council presi- lent. About 2,000 books have been )Ut on the library shelves of the arm, as well as countless magazines, Faudree said, and the drive s still underway. Following the local council's ead, other councils in the 'ioneers have conducted book Jrives of their own. Among these are the following: Fox Valley Council sent more than three ons of books and some magazine subscriptions to Elgin State Hos- >ital; Peoria Council keeps Peoria State Hospital supplied with magazines; Oak Park Council sent six cartons of books to a hospi- al; Gateway Council is helping Svanston Community Hospital es- .ablish a library. Cook County Project Central Council of Chicago has collection boxes in main down:own buildings to gather books to help build libraries at Cook County Jail and a veteran's hospital. The Delta Council, which includes all of southern Illinois from Alton to Cairo, receives books from five other councils in the state for the Vandalia farm. Books are transported to t h e farm as they are received, by telephone route trucks or through the courtesy of sheriffs in coun- .ies where no routes are covered by the utility's trucks. Preferred mostly are fiction, educational books and biographies. The books are screened by the prison chaplain, the Rev. Father John Freeman, and his staff. The idea grew from a previous project in which the council has donated books to a hospital on a small scale. A Vandalia member of the council, Walter Ohley.for merly plant service foreman at Alton Bell, discovered that the penal farm needed books and proposed that a big book drive be conducted. Catching on, the project idea spread. Clyde Byers, assistanl general manager of Bell in Springfield, was instrumental in getting the program going throughout the state. 11 Have Adopted Plan Today, Faudree said, 11 of the 1.7 Pioneers councils in Illinois now have such library projects. Composed of telephone company employes with 21 or more years of service, the Pioneers i the biggest organization of its kinc in the world, Faudree said, with a quarter of a million member: in this country. There are 15,OOC members in Illinois and 200 in the Delta Council, including 100 in Alton. Devoted to social and benevolent activities, the organization' prime objectives are fellowship loyalty and service, Faudree said It was founded in 1911 by Theo dore Vail, first president of Bel Telephone Co. Clarence H. Tibbie, Alton dis trict manager of Bell, is commun ity service chairman of the coun cil, and the term "community service" includes more than jus obk drives. Other related projects of tili council are all types of fllBd drives, collecting discarded ej^ jlasses and repairing photograph! or the Talking Books for thi Blind program. Right now, retired member*, 6f the organization are rewiring a switchboard for donation to Eutv ce Smith School to be Used in the therapy of retarded children. Faudree, wire chief of the local office, said the book drive is still continuing and anyone with used books to donate may leave hem at the Bell warehouse; fll8 Union St. License Station to Be Closed Friday The driver license examining station at Wood River will be closed Friday. Personnel of all examining rta- ions in a 14-county area of Southern Illinois will be attending an n-service training school, Friday and Saturday. The counties affected include Madison and St. Clair counties. Dozed in Sun, Danny Todd, 19, of 449 Milton Rd. fell asleep while sun bathing at Sandy Beach in Meadowbrook Saturday. He was treated for burns on his back and legs Monday at Alton Memorial Hospital. Todd said he dozed off and did not awake until two and a half hours later. He went to the hospital when blisters developed on his legs. Give your expandable blood to save an unexpendable American. Report Compiled on First 6 Months of Air Pollution Study A report on the first six months study of air pollution in the St. Louis jnetropolitan area is now being compiled, a spokesman for the study officials said today. The program, which was started in January, will begin on its second phase, expected to take another 18 months, after the report for the first phase is completed. Federal, state, and local groups are cooperating in the two-year study to determine the amount o air pollution and its spread . hroughout the metropolitan area, including the Alton area on;this side of the river. • Measuring devices have been operated atop the Alton City Hall and at other locations in the area. PARIS (AP) — A cafe quarre between Moslems and African Negroes turned into a riot Monday night. At least 15 persons were injured, three seriously, police reported. CANBERRA, Australia ,(AP) — Works Minister Gordon Freeth announced the award of a contract for construction of a deep space tracking station to be operated by the United States at Tidbinbill, near Canberra. The construction will cost ?!,170,000. Brothers Cut; Mom Makes Two \ Hospital Trips Mrs. Jaijies Davies of 905 2nd St., Bethalto, made two trips to Alton Memorial Hospital Monday. Shortly after noon, her son, Patrick, 8, cut his right foot and left leg on a broken soda bottle. He was carrying a carton of soda when a cardboard bottom fell out and he stepped on the glass wilh his bare feet. At 7:30 last night, another son, Curtis, 12, was treated for cuts on both legs after he was struck by » bicycle. He and a friend were racing down a hill near his home when he jumped off of his bicycle into the path of his friend's bike. FINANCING Teriw<-Many, Many Months "How'd it go?" -."Nof ' a speck ,of trouble-! 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