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August 2, 1963

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 6

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sm ALTON EVENING FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 1963 Paste-Up Job Big Whale Will Go into SUMMERTIME FUN A huge papier mache constructed by the high group of the Wood River of Christ, Christian, as a ning recreation program, dominant feature of their whale, being ing "Jonah and the whale", which will school youth be entered in the denomination youth First Church rally parade at Lincoln, Aug. 22. Pic- summer eve- tured from left: Miss Jan Rich, float will be the chairman, June Huck, Larry Zumwalt, float depict- Becky Huck and Artie Hooper. Racial Disturbances Continue in Chicago By JOHN GUY CHICAGO (AP)—Racial disturb ances in a South Side district con tinued for the fourth consecutive night Thursday night as residents in a previously all-white neighborhood shouted protests over the presence of thre~ Negro families. Police said 41 persons, including 20 juveniles, were arrested as demonstrators refused to obey police orders to disperse. At least two persons, hit by stones, were injured. Poice sought for neary three hours — until after midnight — to break up the demonstrations which centered in Morgan street between 56th and 57th streets. Police have arrested more than 100 persons since the first outbreak on Monday night. Several were juveniles. Thursday night a crowd of about 100 persc.is, mostly teenagers, moved toward the apartment where two of the Negro families moved this week. Police immediately blocked off the street. Two police cars containing dogs pulled up at a nearby corner. Stones crashed through squad car windshields and two demonstrators, one with blood over his face, were pushed into a police wagon. Patrolmen dispersed the crowd. Soon several squad cars raced to the all-Negro neighborhood two blocks south where several cars were seen with windshields broken by bricks and stones. Traffic lights were turned off as police halted travel. As police sought to quell the racial row in the area—the Englewood district—a public meeting of residents was held in the Engle wood .Police Station. Ii was adjourned after several white resi dents . said they feared Negroes were trying to take over theii community. A biracial committee held a closed meeting at the sta tion in an attempt lo reach a solution to the problem. All porches within two blocks of the Negro families were crowded. One girl told a reporter, "We don't want to integrate." A woman, about 50, said she would use violence, if necessary, to remove Negro families. Another said, "I'm all for civil •ights, but I don' f want lo live next .0 'em." The first Negro family moved nlo an apartment in the area Monday. A second family moved nto another building Tuesday and third moved into the first apartment building Wednesday. One of the Negro couples pledged to remain "as long as we lave police protection outside." Reginald Williams, 25, his wife, Alice, 23, and their son, Gregory, 7, moved in Monday. "We moved here from a flat because the rent was about $25 a month less," Williams said. "We didn't expect any trouble." He said they have no affiliation with any civil rights organizations. Youth Escapes Injury In Biks-Auto Crash WOOD RIVER — Lonny Gene Shewcraft, 14, son of Mr. and Mrs. William P. Shewcraft, 111 S. Vinth, was apparently uninjured Thursday when the bike he was riding collided with a car on Sixth Street between the H. and H. Tavern and a shoe store. A police report of the incident showed that Robert Flatt, G07 Lampert St., Alton, had his car stopped facing west in the alley way between the two buildings when the Shewcraft boy, riding south on the sidewalk, collided with the right side of Flatt's vehicle. The boy did not require medi cal attention. IzvestiaRaps Newsman and Professor MOSCOW (AP) — Izvestia has accused a United Press International correspondent and an American professor of trying to lure a Soviet citizen into U.S. intelligence. The government newspaper charged that Don Larrimore, a Russian-speaking American newsman, sought out a young Russian identified only as Felix S. during a tourist visit to Moscow in 1956 and 1957. Later, it continued, an American professor of Slavic languages from Minneapolis, Minn., who used the names Irving Shaw or Joseph Shaw, visited Felix and suggested he provide secret information for Western intelligence. i'he paper said Larrimore was a "collaborator of the intelligence of the U.S.A." who "snares prey which others later take in hand." United Press International in New York said Larrimore denied ever having been in CIA employ. Wood River Man Fined on 3 Charges WOOD RIVER — Ray D. Overton, 24, 7 Old St. Louis Rd., was fined $70 and costs this morning after pleading guilty to charges of driving while under the influence of alcohol, careless driving and having defective mufflers on his car. He was arrested at 12:58 a.m. at Sixth and Rohm after police had observed him driving in an unsafe manner. On the driving while under the influence of alcohol charge Police Magistrate 0. W. Vernor fined him $50 and costs and $10 and costs on each of the other charges. Paper Drive WOOD RIVER — Cub Pack 44 Parades WOOD RIVER — Buckets of paste, stacks of newspaper, and a make-shift pasting table, crowd the driveway at the Harold Buck home, 1226 Hawthorne Ave., where a huge floa'. is being created in the garage as a project of the High School Youth Group of the First Church of Christ, Christian. Depicting "Jonah and t h e whale," the papier macho model of a whale measures IB leet in length, is seven feet wide and five feet high, constructed with a tail which will flop from side to side and huge protruding eyes which will roll while the float is in motion. Jonah will bo seen from either side of the float through "cutaway" sections. Planned for Parade The float is being sponsored through the Christian Youth hour of the church with a two-fold purpost: it will be entered in the Aug. 22 parade to compete with some 100 other entries representing youth groups of churches throughout the midwestern state at Lincoln; and is providing a new and interesting summer recreation program for the 35 members of the Youth group. Work on the project started July 15 with boys assisting Harold Huck who supervised the construction of the wood frame work. Under the leadership of Stuart !ouve, assistant minister and youth director, chicken mesh wire fencing was stretched over the frame and molded into the shape of the whale. Committees of young people have worked each weekday evening with the exception of Wednesday's, throughout the early evening hours, applying layer after layer of paper mache to make an attractive and firm float which they hope will weather the trip to the Christian Youth Rally fes- ivities in Lincoln. The Finishing Work Next week the final coat of paper, a layer of jet black, vvil be applied and then comes the art ,vork of "doing" the creature up with a shiny finishing coat of paint shading from black high on his back to pale gray on his belly, Miss Jan Rich, general chairman, stated. The monster will be taken to incoln aboard a truck and transferred to a hay wagon for the parade from Lincoln Christian Col- ege through downtown Lincoln for judging in the city square. Prizes will be awarded in five categories. "If mother nature is kind to us and the creature isn't ruined by the elements, we will return him to Wood River and enter him in the area Halloween parades this fall," Couve stated. To Visit Playhouse WOOD RIVER — Members of the senior citizens club will be guests at the Monday Pevely Playhouse party in St. Louis. A bus has been chartered to provide transportation for the group which will meet at the Roundhouse at 9:30 a.m. Mrs. C. McReynolds, president, reports the 10:30 a.m. Thursday meeting of the club will be held in the Roundhouse rather than Kendall Hill Park, as previously announced. A covered dish dinner will be served at noon. Baptismal Service WOOD RIVER — Eight persons will be baptized at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in Cahokia Creek near Rte 140, as the first baptismal class oJ the new formed First Genera! Baptist Church, the Rev. Jesse Gibson, pastor, has announced. of the Brushey Grove area will hold a paper drive starting at 9 a.m. Saturday. Holds 50 Kids Welder Builds Toy Train W h e n James B. Ryan, of Carlinville, welder employed by Olin Mathieson East Alton, decided to build a toy train for the Westerner Hub he went all out. Using the welding equipment at his home shop (with some help on difficult metal shaping jobs by Schien Body & Equipment Co.) Jim built an all steel kiddie train that would do justice to a professional. The locomotive is built over a small tractor, and the four cars will accommodate 50 youngsters. The cars are decorated in bright colors, yellow, pink, blue and white, with animal and balloon decals for decorations. The train is complete with headlight and flashng lights in front, lettered with the initials W.C.R.R. (Westerner Club Rail Road) and a sizeable red tail light with the Says Americans Involved in Buddhist Crisis By MALCOLM W. BROWNE SAIGON (AP) — South Viet Nam's vice president voiced suspicion today that Americans are involved in the Buddhist anti-government campaign and said he has asked U.S. Ambassador Frederick E. Nolting Jr. to investigate. Vice President Nguyen Ngoc Tho was asked at a news conference whether the Saigon government had any direct evidence of foreign intervention in Budd- list problems. "Actually, I shouldn't say," Tho said, "but there have been rumors of such things. I have asked Ambassador Nolting to ver- fy if the rumors are justified." Nolting said he could not comment on the remark until he had seen an official transcript of the conference. High Vietnamese government officials have frequently charged that Americans were interfering in domestic affairs, including plots against the government. The United States has repeatedly denied it. Tho noted that the government has offered to set up a commission of Buddhist leaders and government officials for on-the-spot investigation of complaints. Buddhist leaders earlier this Parks Ordered Desegregated In New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP)—The city of New Orleans, under federal court order, must desegregate all its public recreational and cultural facilities, including 119 city- supervised playgrounds. A special three-judge panel handed down the decision .Thursday in a suit by 116 Negroes demanding that the New Orleans Recreation Department p 1 a y;rounds and creation centers admit both races. There were 100 playgrounds for white, 19 for Negroes. The judges said private groups may continue to use the public facilities if such use is not a veiled attempt by the state of city to maintain segregation. This apparently cleared the way for use of parks and playgrounds by private athletic" teams. Tense Nerves Block Bowels Your colon has nerves that control regularky. 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The Westerner Club is the center of employes' activities social and recreational programs for Olin Mathieson. Be alert today, alive tomorrow Most INDIANS used the old'botoand arrow' combination— but not any more . ... JOHN LaBARGE "By this time, most self re specting Indians we know have traded their bows and arrows for the latest combination — GAS FURNACES WITH BUILT IN AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS. And why not? They keep you warm all winter, and coo all summer. "And the best part is — they can be done any time together for only . . . by L & M HEATING/COOLING INC., 91 Henry St., right here in Alton. "This includes a new duel system, up to 8 new registers beautifully enameled furnace with a 25-yr. guarantee on the heat exchanger, inside-outside thermostat, and to top it off whole-house cooling all summer long. "Now here's all you do. Dia H9 5-4208, and I'll come by and bring you up to date—even if you aren't an Indian. "Terms are nothing down $22.76 per month starting in September. —Adv Van Clihurn Concert Interrupted hy Rain PHILADELPHIA (AP)—Pianist Van Cliburn's debut as a conductor was spoiled when showers canceled the performance of the Robin Hood Dell Orchestra. Cliburn had led I he orchestra about half way through the program when the rain fell. FENSHAM, England (AP)—Lord Baden-Powell, 27, grandson of the founder of the Boy Scout movement, was married to Patience Baity. Miss Batty comes from Gow'clo, Southern Rhodesia. Be alert today, alive tomorrow. AUGUST "MAGGC CHEF" SALE! NEW GRILL INCLUDED WITH NEWEST "1963" MAGIC CHEF GAS RANGE CAN BE USED ON EITHER SIDE ADDITIONAL ALLOWANCE FOR YOUR OLD RANGE • SPACIOUS STORAGE DRAWERS • CONVENIENT CLEANING DESIGN • SMOKELESS BROILER • UNIFORM HEAT DISTRIBUTION • FIBERGLAS INSULATION HOOSC fURNISHINO COMPANY WOOimiVEH, ILL. AV 0 % 111 • • • I All First Qualityi No Seconds! 12-it. and 15-ft. Widths! 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