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PAGE fWd ALTON fcVfiNlNG POSSIBLE SCATTERED SHOWERS ly fair weather \\i\\ prevail elsewhere. It will be cooler in the northeast and in the northern Plains. It will be warmer in the Lakes region and the Ohio valley. (AP Wirephoto Map) WealherForecast and thundershowei-s arc forecast for tonight in the upper and central Mississippi valley, the western sections of the Ohio valley and the south and central Plain states. General" Hearings 011 Civil Rights Continue WASHINGTON (AP)-Gov. Cai E. Sanders of Georgia testifies be fore one Senate committee an Arty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy be fore another today, on civil right legislation. In the House, representatives major Negro organizations had appointment with Rep. Emanue Celler, D-N.Y., to urge inclusio of a fair employment practice provision in the administration' omnibus civil rights bill. Sanders was called before the Senate Commerce Committee which is holding hearings on one part of. the seven-point package a bill to require desegregation o stores, restaurants, hotels anc other private businesses serving the public. Along with Sanders, the fifth Southern governor to testify on the measure, the committee was to hear from Atty. Gen. Joe Patterson of Mississippi. The Senate Judiciary Committee, which called Kennedy back for additional questioning, is proceeding at a far more leisurely pace with hearings not only on the public accommodations provi sion but on the other parts of the package. Kennedy is the only witness the committee has heard except for opening statements of its own members — chiefly Sen. Sam J. Ervin Jr., D-N.C. The hearings began July 16. Ervin, a former Supreme Court justice in his state, serves as a sort of chief counsel for Southern senators opposed to the civil rights legislation and has done virtually all of the questioning of Kennedy. The House Judiciary Committee, under Celler's chairmanship, is nearing completion of hearings on the civil rights package submitted by the President last month. The President endorsed, but did not include in his package, a bill to ban racial discrimination in employment. A separate bill to do this, applying both to employers and to unions, has been approved by the House Labor Committee. SIU Rezoning Referred to Plan Agency CARBONDALE, 111. (API—The city has concluded its second hearing on a controversial proposal by Southern Illinis University to annex city land, and final action rests with the plan commission and City Council. The commission meets Aug. 7 to review a request it was the first to criticize. SIU is asking that 33 acres next to the campus be re-zoned. The re-zoned property would be used by SIU for research and graduate facilities. The council will rule on the commission rec ommendation. At a hearing Monday night, opponents of the acquisition said adjacent land would be devalued if zoning changes limited the area to university use. The commission charged earlier this year SIU svas surveying the area without having consulted the city. The issue led temporarily to strained relations with the city government, criticism of SlU'f acqulstion policies, and a reques by the Chamber of Commerce that the city take legal steps. Dr. Ward Trial Near s End By HAL R. COOPER LONDON (AP) — Justice Sii Archie" Marshall today warnec jurors they must not try to guess why Dr. Stephen Ward's high society friends—such as Lord Astor and actor Douglas Fairbanks Jr —have not sprung to his defense Summing up near the end 01 Ward's seven-day trial on vice charges, the judge said: "There may be many reasons why he has seen abandoned in his extremity, "You must not guess at them. "But this is clear: If Stepher Vard was telling the truth in the vitness box, there are in this city many witnesses of high estate ,and ow who could have come and test- fied in support of his evidence." Christine Keeler, 21, testified he slept with former War Minster John Profumo and he gave icr money for her mother. Mandy Rice-Davies, 18, swore he slept with Lord Astor and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Ward denied any knowledge of ntercourse between the girls and the men they named. He said he certainly did not profit personal- y. But none of the big names men ioned appeared at the Old Bailey o back up Ward's version. A verdict is expected in the ase with 24 hours. A finding of uilty could send the society os- eopath, 50, to jail for up to 25 ears after a court hearing the udge said "has probably gained nore notoriety than any trial in ecent years." Before the judge began his peech from the bench, prosecutor lervyn Griffith-Jones demanded onviction on all five charges gainst Ward—three off living off restitutes and two of procuring nder-age girls. Ward pleaded innocent and harged the girls who testified gainst him were lying. Temperatures, Humidity on Rise in State By TIIK ASSOCIATED PRESS Another heat and humidity build up began in Illinois today alter M'ief and limited moderation re- jilting from weekend showers. The Weather Bureau expected afternoon temperatures to reach at least the middle and high 80s, and perhaps the low 90s in the extreme south. Forecasters said scattered thunderstorms were likely in the northwest quarter by evening. Peak temperatures Monday in eluded 87 at St. Louis and 86s at Vandalia, Rantoul and Moline, The Chicago area was several degrees cooler, and along the lake- 'ront it got no warmer than 75 The Paducah area along the Ohio River got nearly one inch of rain Monday. Suspect Admits Several Wood River Burglaries WOOD RIVER — Police at noon today had obtained a confession from one suspect, who admitted to several recent burglaries, and were continuing questioning of two others arrested with him by Patrolman Richard Morris at 5 a.m.' < Edward L, Radford, 19, 1 N. Pelmar, Hartford, told police he had recently participated in the burglary of foe Trading Post and Capri Prlve-In on Old St. Louis Road, Carroll's Drive In on Wood River Avenue, Nael's Service Station. SJxth and Edwardsvijle Road, and Happy's AutoFarts on Old gt, toujs road where appiwdnv $300 in merchandise was stolen last night, The Trading Post burglary net ted thieves approximately 5300 ii merchandise Police Chief Buckne and Sgt, Floyd Brown, who con ducted the questioning, reported and the break-in at Carroll's in volved the theft of a cigarette machine which was broken opei and the contents removed. The Capri Drive-In burglary in volved the theft of foodstuffs in eluding hamburger meat, and chill, At Naef's vending machines were pried open and the coins removed. Chief Buckner said a full repor of the admission would be forth coming. Alton and vicinity. Clear to partly cloudy with little temper ature change tonight and Wed nesday. Chance of a few widely scattered thunderstorms in the area tonight and Wednesday Low tonight around 70. High Wednesday low 90s. Outlook foi Thursday little change. Radicals Worry Goldwater NEW YORK (AP)-Sen. Barry Goldwater, R-Ariz., says "I don't spend my time worrying aboui conservative and too - conserva live. I worry about the radica left in government." Goldwater made the statement at a news conference Monday when asked about Gov. Nelson A Rockefeller's recent advice to liim to disavow supporters on the ladical right for his own gooc and /or the good of the country Goldwater added, "I'm more concerned about the Americans for Democratic Action who are in ;overnment and who advocate centralization of government than any right-wing society members vho are not in government." Goldwater, conservative Repub- ican and like Rockefeller a possible contender for the presidential nomination next year, did not name any rightist group. Ameri- :ans for Democratic Action supports liberal candidates and causes and is a frequent target of Republicans. Goldwater said: "The Democratic strategy is to lump the vord 'conservative' along with any objectionable group whom hey come across." This strategy, he said, is in- ended "to have Republicans eat Republicans, and I'll be damned f I'll follow suit." Gordon Freed In Hearing On Assault LONDON (AP)—The Court of Criminal Appeal today freed one if Christine Keeler's Negro ex- overs, Aloysius (Lucky) Gordon, rom a three-year prison sentence iven him on a charge of accauld- ng the 21-year-old call girl. The chief justice, Lord Parker, •eversed the conviction on the >asis of new evidence, including a 0-hour tape recording made by Christine while she was high on marijuana. The chief justice did not make he new. evidence public. Gordon, 31, a Jamaican jazz singer, was freed after a nine- ninute hearing. Lord Parker said lis court had no jurisdiction to etry the case on fresh evidence and, "in many ways unfortunate- y, there is no provision for a new rial in such cases." "But the court certainly thinks that if this evidence had been called," the chief justice contin ued, "the jury may have had a doubt in the mutter." Gordon was convicted last nonth of beating up Christine on April 18. Seven weeks later she became the center of Britain's biggest political scandal of the century, when War Minister John D. Pro- fumo resigned from the House of Commons and from Prime Minister Macmillan's government. He confessed he had lied to Commons in denying having had an affair witli Christine. Another casualty of the Profu mo scandal, socialite osteopath, Dr. Stephen Ward, is on trial on charges of operating a stable ol prostitutes In which Miss Keeler and her chum, Marilyn (Mandy) Rice-Davies, 18, were star performers. Ward's case is expected to go to the jury today or Wednesday. 400 Mafia Suspects Caught in Sicily PALERMO, Sicily W) - A roundup of suspected Mafia mem- aers throughout Sicily reached 400 loday with the arrests of another JO men. City Court Final Day Set Aug. 1 One more motion-day session of Alton City -Court has been provided for by Judge I. H. Slreeper before the court goes Into the previously-announced August recess. A final mid-week court session has been set for next Thursday. Aug. 1. Court Clerk F. T. Boschert said today that three matters have thus far been set for hearing. The Thursday setting will Include arguments of attorneys on two pending motions, and trial of a pending case. The city court vacation period will continue to Sept. 1. Originally Judge Streeper had proposed to recess court July 31 foi the August vacation but changed the plan because he will be presiding over court in Edwards- vllle that day. Kennedy Conference Scheduled NEW YORK (AP)—President Kennedy's news conference Thursday will be carried on radio and television networks. American Broadcasting Co. and National Broadcasting Co. television networks will carry he conference on tape at 3:30 p. m. (CDT. The Columbia Broadcasting System television network will carry the conference at 4 p.m. ABC. NBC, CBS and the Mutual Broadcasting System radio networkers will carry the conference live at 3 p.m. DoivnedPlane Found on Sea Bottom BOMBAY, India (AP) — Indian navy ships today were reported o have found the submerged fuse- age of the United Arab Airlines Comet which crashed in the Arabian Sea Sunday with the loss of 13 lives. A mass of wreckage was located at the bottom of the ocean ied, west of Bombay. It probably vill be salvaged later this week. Three more bodies were n'ought from the sea, bringing he total to eight so far recovered. The plane was en route from 'okyo to Cairo when it plunged nto the sea about 1 a.m. Sunday as it was coming in to land at Bombay. Among the victims were 23 Fil- ppino Boy Scouts en route to a vorld jamboree in Athens. Ground Broken For C. F. Reed Mental Clinic CHICAGO (AP) — Ground has ieen broken for the $7.5-million Charles F. Reed mental health linic, the first of six such insti- utions to be built in Illinois. Attending the ceremones Mon!ay was Gov. Otto Kerner, who urned over the first spadeful of •arth. The new clinic will be con- tructed adjacent to the Chicago State Hospital located in the northwest part of the city. Funds or the six clinics were approved by voters in a 1960 bond referen dum. Kerner declared: "For the first ime we will have a clinic that vill offer the complete range of sychiatric services for the men- ally ill and mentally retarded, or both adults and children in >ne location." The governor said that President Kennedy's February mes •.age on mental health proposed nationwide program similar to he one developed in Illinois. Small Contractors Get Sewer Bid Chance Smaller contractors of the area will get a chance probably to bid next month on portions o the soilthside Interceptor sewe project, when the plans are pu out for bids for the second time Paul A. Lenz, city public works director, said the entiri project will probably be broken down into two or three sections allowing contractors to bid on the whole job or any portion o it. Originally bids were called foi with the project a complete unit but the two bids submitted were rejected by the City Council las month. The bids reportedlji ranged between 57 and 65 pe cent above the cost estimate o $957,066 arrived at by engineers preparing the plans and specif I cations. To Bo Clarified Lenz said that, in addition to breaking down the project into smaller parts, some of the spec! fications will be clarified, and additional test borings will be made to provide further infor mation for contractors. The bids will be called prob ably in the next two weeks Lenz said, to be opened Sept. 9 "These changes and> clarlfica tions in specifications will no change the quality or scope o the project in any way," Lenz said. "They are being made to make it easier for contractors to bid on the job and to encour age more widespread bidding.' Two easements are still to be obtained along the route of the southside sewer, Lenz said, bu tentative agreements with the property owners have been reached and attorneys are work ing on final details. Attorneys are still working ot obtaining easements for the east side interceptor, Lenz said, and no estimate can be given as ye as to when this project will be ready for bidding. 70 Per Cent Complete Meanwhile, the treatment plant under construction is now about 70 per cent complete, with February, 1964, specified as completion date. The contractors lave asked for a 30-day extension, Lenz said, because of neavy rains recently, but this has not yet been granted. The other large project in the major sewer program approved by voters two years ago is repair and reconstruction of the Piasa trunk sewer, and plans for that job are being made. Apart from the four large projects, Lenz said, about 85 per cent of the other work in the sewer program will involve local improvements. 4 Believed Dead in Plane Crash ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A twin-engine Air National Guard plane, believed carrying foui men, crashed and burned today in a cornfield while practicing in strument landing approaches. The plane was attached to the Air National Guard at Harrisburg Pa. The plane apparently broke up during flight, throwing pieces o burning wreckage in scatterec areas. The body of one man was founc a mile from the crash scene which was five miles from Allentown. Teamsters Get Undenvear in New Wage Pact LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Th new 3-year contract signed by th International Brother hood o Teamsters at a local firm guar antees each member one free sut of. insulated underwear a year The members, who also 'got a pay increase, work for the Mer chants Ice and Cold Storage Co Church Leaders Urge Signing of Treaty CHICAGO (API—Senate ratlfi action of the nuclear test ban reaty has been urged by religious leaders of the major faiths n Chicago. The Rev. Dr. Edgar S, Chander, executive director of the Church Federation of Greater Chicago, said Monday that this is he first response of a religious Community to the President's lea for supporters. Dr. Chandler declared the trea- y represents "a partial consum- nation of what all religious bodes have been working for and iraying for." The statement issued by the 'hieago church federation ex- ressed confidence the Senate would ratify the treaty. It urged Illinois Sens. Paul Douglas, a Democrat, and Ever ett Dirksen, a Republican, "to give their wholehearted support to this historic test ban treaty." Dr. Chandler said the statement has been sent to ail religious denominations in the Chicago area urging their leaders to sign it and submit it to the Illinois senators, DIAL HO 5.4271 Convenient Shopping .WAJR0.9 Plow Shopping Cantor BURIED 80 HOURS Rescuers help to pull a 13-year-old group that heard sounds from her by Yugoslavian girl from ruins of earthquake-shattered building in which she was buried for 80 hours. The girl was found beneath the rubble by a French using an ultra-sensitive listening device. The death toll neared 1,000 as leveling of ruins began.—(AP Wirephoto) Ten More Quake Victims Rescued By PHIL DOPOULOS SKOPJE, Yugoslavia (AP) — Dynamite squads spelled the final doom today of what remained of pestilence-threatened Skopje, 90 per cent of which was ripped beyond repair by Friday's earthquake. Rescue crews dug 10 more persons from the rubble before the blasting began Monday night. Trapped for more than 8D hours, they were located by. a tiny microphone inserted into the ruins. In case there were more survivors, the dynamite charges were planted only in buildings where no one could be alive. The government hurried to level this once bustling city of 270,000. Fear of a typhus outbreak left no choice. The government promised that Skopje, capital of Yugoslav Macedonia, will rise again. Geologists are to decide whether the present, centuries-old site is safe for rebuilding or whether survivors should begin life anew at another location. Wreck Building Dynamite blew apart cracked buildings checked first for signs of life with the microphone, so sensitive it can pick up the sound of a man breathing. The count of dead stood near 1,000. Hundreds more bodies were believed buried in acres of ruins Campbell Burial In Woodland Hills Funeral services were conduct ed Monday at 1:30 p.m. in St Paul's Methodist Church in Rosewood Heights for Joseph Camp bell by the Rev. Jack Adams : pastor. Pallbearers were Floyd Bunt, Peter Naber, Ira Killiam, Warren Mulligan, Cecil Dahnehe and George Pennifold, Burial was it Woodland Hills Cemetery. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF . All insurance Is NOT the same, If you own a CAR, a HOME or a BUSINESS, it pays to check with Millers' Mutual before you renew your present policy. Phone today to find out how you can receive MORE PROTECTION AT A LOWER COST, No Membership Fee Jfrry Gould Office 110 6-5661 After 6 p.m. HO 2-8520 MILLERS' MUTUAL NSURANSi AUTO * HOMI BUSINfff Two of the bodies recovered were presumed to be those of U.S. Air Force Sgt. Harold R. Stacy of Gouvenieur, N.Y., and his German wife. Other Americans known to have been in Skopje escaped. Under government orders, 150,000 residents had left by Monday night. Crews labored in an almost unbearable stench of the dead and broken sewers. A heat wave and a water shortage compounded the atmosphere of, nausea. The government predicted that once a fleet of trucks, tractors, bulldozers and earthmovers rolled into high gear, the city would be cleared in a matter of days. Officials discovered that hundreds of hastily dug graves were too shallow. Hygiene teams were ordered to spray them with dis- infectant while deeper trenches were dug for mass reburials. Conveniences Other workmen set up facilities to make life less terrible for those who must see to Skopje's end. Power was restored in some parts of the city. Shower trucks provided limited bathing facilities. A new tremor flickered under the ruins of the city during the night. It brought down the weakened hulk of a two-story building. While the tragedy lingered over Skopje, an earthquake Monday struck a village in southern -Iran, killing five persons and injuring eight. All 352 houses in the village of Gahgum were destroyed or damaged, official Iranian sources reported. The first tremors were felt shortly after noon, and most of the people._were out of doors. «WL¥ 30, 1963 Oosstown Plan Waits State Word While Alton awaits confirmation from the state of Ihe city's request to use $3,800 of ttiotof fuel tax funds fof fl shidy ot a crosstowh roule, Mayor P. W. Day Is conferring wltli engineers on the project. The mayor said today the city has not yet received state approval on its MFT appropriation, but he expects it soon. A resolution adopted by the Gity Council this month authorized the mayor to have a survey made to study the feasibility and give estimate costs, of construction of a crosslown route from Stale Street to State House Circle, along College, 20th Street and Madison Avenue. The survey would be conducted by the engineering firm of Sheppard, Morgan and Schwuab, and Ihc mayor has been conferring on the project with C. H. Sheppard and Paul A. Lenz, city director of public svorks. Buddhist Rallies Continue SAIGON, Viet Nam (AP) — President Ngo Dlnli Diem's government made no attempt today to break up large crowds of Buddhist demonstrating against alleged religious persecution. About 15,000 Buddhists staged a two-mile procession through the streets of the central city of Hue. They carried portraits of the Rev. Quang Due, the monk who burned himself to death in Saigon June 11 in the campaign for concessions from Diem, a Roman Catholic. ' \ In Saigon, about 5,000 Buddhists massed in streets around the city's main pagoda with banners that said "religious persecution is an act of the Middle Ages People." Unlike previous demonstrations, there was no violence, no barricades and, for the first time since tempers: began "flaring in the church-state dispute three months ago, combat police stayed away. The Buddhists, rallied in response to their priests' call for a nationwide strike and memorial services for the Rev. Quang Due. A general strike failed to materialize. ..... J & A Springman HAS A COMPLETE Lawn & Garden Center known for quality at low prices Special... PICK A PAIR SHIRTS 'n SHORTS ANY 2 for 3 50 "Jeanie" (by Blue Bell) values to $3.49 each Fully color coordinated, wash 'n wear Plaid, Batik, Solid shorts, 8 to 20 Solid, White, Stripe shirts, 30*44 Buy any one (shorts or shirt) lor 5188 Or any two garments for only $O5° Nice looking, clean looking, good looking shirts 'n shorts Now Say "CHARGE IT" IT'S FUN TO SHPP AT.,, have yowr child register lor Baseball Star model Sftpp Men,, Thw,, Ftl,

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