Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 26, 1963 · Page 18
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July 26, 1963

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 18

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EIGHTEEN ALTON EVENING FRIDAY, 26, 1003 Tvdtty in Washington Senate Committee Votes to Kill Space Research Site in Boston fc.v tttte ASSOCIATED WASHINGTON (AP) - in th hews from Washington: SPACE CENTER: The Senate Space Committee has voted to kll all administration move to locate a $50-miIHon space research cen ter in the Boston area. The proj eel had been considered by many as a prize political plum for Sen Edward M. Kennedy, EVMass., President Kennedy's youngesl brother. SCHOOLS: The House Educa. tion Committee has voted to stop federal support for racially segregated education programs. But the bill, approved Thursday by a 27-1 vote, faces a possible roadblock in the House Rules Committee, which passes bills onto the House floor. PET PROJECTS: A Republican senator has charged that official of the Kennedy administration are violating federal law by lobbying for pet projects with taxpayers money. "We are being bribed with our own money," Sen. Milward Simp son, R-Wyo., told the Senate, as he introduced a bill to make this a crime, subject to a $500 fine, a year in prison and dismissal. GOLD WAR HEROES: Presi dent Kennedy has signed into law a bill that authorizes award of the nation's top military decoration— the Medal of Honor—to cold war heroes. Under the law, the President can award the medal for heroism against an enemy of the Unitec States, whether'in direct military combat or while in combat service with friendly foreign forces. 150 Kids Display Lightboxes n About 150 children took part Thursday night in the annual in the annual Lightbox Parade and Balloon Ascension sponsored by the Optimist Club and the Alton Recreation Department. On display was handicraft prepared during the summer at the six city playgrounds. Three winners. in three age groups were chosen in the lantern parade. First place winners received six silver dollars, second place received four silver dollars and third place received two silver dollars. In each age group all participating children received a ticket tothe Grand Theater and free soda; All prizes were donated by the Optimists. Balloons carrying return postal cards were released from the 3rd and Belle Street intersection. The post card returned from the farthest distance will provide the winning child with a prize. Winner in the lantern parade in the age group up to seven years old were: Mike Losch, 5, 514 Lawton St., first place; Tim Gibson LaMarsh, 6, 3533 California Ave., second place; and Garry Renee, 6, 1107 Milnor, third place. In the group from 7 to 13 years, the winners were: Roger Bregenzer, first place; Patricia Lehord, 12, 1407 Willard St., second place; and Needra Wooff, 13, 3229 Edgewood Ave., third place. Winners in the group from 13 years and over were: George Vambaketes, 13, 433 Cliff Ave., first place; Percy Clark, 15, 1523 Muupin Ave., second place; and Janet Watts, 14 1504 Maupin, third place. Judges for the event were Ray Ward, Dr. E. K. DuVivier and Ron Klein. Meadowbrook Youths Plan Dance Aug. 9 MEADOWBROOK — The Ft Russell - Meadowbrook Pioneers a recently formed youth organiza tion, will conduct a dance Aug 9 at the firehouse. Dancing contests will he held. Officers for the new organiza tion, organized through coopera tion of the Ft. Russell-Meadpw brook Improvement Assn. and the Illinois Youth Commission, are Ken Lancy, president; Ken Orr vice president; Bobbie Jean Gar rett, secretary; Shirley Sivia treasurer; and Frankle Garrett sergeant at arms. Avoid the Call Us Now for.., ZEIGLER Furnqca Lump and Stpker COAL Prpmpt Clean Delivery, AUp Complete Fuel Oil Service, MISSISSIPPI INSURANCE CHECK Mrs. Earl Priest, 516 First St., Wood River, receives a $230 Telegraph reader's insurance check on her 79th birthday,^ Thursday, from C. Fred Norton, Telegraph circulation manager. Mrs. Priest has been confined to a wheelchair for a broken right leg suffered when she fell at home June 2. Farm Roundup Record Corn Crop Distinct Possibility FARM ROUNDUP By OVID A. MARTIN WASHINGTON W — A record corn crop this year is a distinct jossibility, although the Kennedy Administration lias offered producers around $750 million to hold down output. The Agriculture Department's irst corn forecast for the year, made early this month, was 6 per cent larger than last year's far- above average crop and only 1.5 per cent below the record crop of 3,908,000,000 produced in 1960. But weekly weather and crop bulletins issued by the U.S. Weather Bureau since the first estimate was made emphasize favorable conditions for corn. If the weather continues favorable for another three or four weeks, the crop could easily top the previous record. Before planting time, farmers signed to retire 17,7 million acres of corn land in return for payments on the retired land and price supports—a part of which vill be in payments—on the corn .hey produced on land kept in iroduction. This left about 61 million acres of corn for harvest, compared ivith 71 million for the record 1960 crop. But this reduction in acreage appears likely to be offset by an increased yield per acre', reflecting increased use of fertili- ;ers and improvements in cultural practices. It is possible that increases will shown in the production of other feed grains, such as sor- ;hum grains, barley and oats. The net result could be a total feed grain crop sufficient to meet needs for the coming year. If thi nappened, the goal of the feed ;rain payment program in helping reduce the big grain surplus would go unaccomplished. Wood River Eagles Plan Card Parties WOOD RIVER — Public card parties will be sponsored as a joint project of the Eagles Lodge and Auxiliary the third Thurs day evening during August, Sep:ember, and October, in the lodge iall, it was announced today. Plans for the affairs were made at the Thursday meeting of the auxiliary following the adoption of the program at the Wednesday joint meeting of the two orgam zations. Miss Frances Harsh- barge and Mrs. Harry Ashlock were appointed as auxiliary co chairman, to work with Barney and his committee. Arrangements were completed for th.e concession stand at the annual South Roxana Homecom ing Aug. 2-4 in the South Roxana Dad's Club park. Mrs. Kenneth Hicks is serving as general chair man. WASHINGTON (AP) — Farmers are spending more on farm dwellings—including new construction and improvements—on farm barns and on other service buildings than at any time since 195-1 Fish Fry Tonight EAST ALTON — Free entertainment and a menu featuring fresh river fish will keynote the public fish fry at the American Legion hall from 5 p.m. throughout the evaning tonight, Neal Dugger, Kane KANE — Mrs. Robert Dough erty returned home Thursday from Boyd Memorial Hospital where she had been a medical patient. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Daniels moved Thursday from,Dow to the property they purchased from Jon Steinacher. Miss Judy Gary will go to Macomb Sunday where she will take a special course in tailoring at Western Illinois University. Mr. and Mrs. Curtiss Pregler and sons returned home Wednesday from a visit in Oklahoma and Kansas. Mrs. Ross Crotchett and son, Jimmie, and daughter, Mrs. Wilbur Gowin, returned Wednesday from Charleston, S.C. where they visited Winston Crotchett and family. UN Will Finance UNITED NATIONS—The UN has established a special fund to provide capital for small businesses in undeveloped lands. junior vice commander, reports. A five piece band has been en gaged to furnish music during the public barbecue to be staged ai the hall Saturday evening, DREAMING OF A NEW HOME? If you own a lot. . .or only have a dream of a new 2-3 pr 4 bedroom home, we've got the home or homesite to match it! Choice lots now available in beautiful GEORGE FISCHER SUBDIVISION! 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