Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 2, 1963 · Page 10
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 10

Alton, Illinois
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Friday, August 2, 1963
Page 10
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TEN EVENING FRiDAV ( AUdtJST2»i983 Chicago Reporter Finds Negro Men on the Street Approve Integration Move (KtJttOtt'S NOTE- A Negro telephoned the city editor of the Associated Press in Chicago with & critique about stories reporting racial tensions throughout the land this summer. "Every story," he said, "ha the same old names, the same people supposedly speaking for Negroes everywhere. I mean Roy Wilkins of the NAACP, the presi dent of Howard University or Ed win Berry, of the Chicago Urban League. "Why don't you go out and in terview some Negroes at 35th al Slate, or 63rd and Cottage Grove? (South Side Negro neighbor hoods). They're the Negro men in the street, the men who'll be hurt if there's trouble. Go ask them how they feel about thi trouble." William Conway, veteran AP reporter, went to 35lh and State and asked a dozen Negroes for their thoughts on racial develop ments. His findings are given in the following article.) By WILLIAM J. CONWAY Associated Press Staff Writer CHICAGO (AP)—Campaigns of Negro organizations appear to have the support of the man on the street in one South Side Ne gro district. Many of the dozen Negroes interviewed by a reporter endorsed WE'RE ON OUR WAY ^ TO HAVE PIZZA AT 1 MIDTOWN \ DINING ROOM SERVING NIGHTLY --; 8:30 TO 12:30 .; 7th & Central Alton, III. y, ALTON WOOD RIVER SPORTSMAN'S CLUB DANCE SAT., AUGUST 3 Music by RONNIE KLAUS 9-1 a.m. Guest Must Be Accompanied by a Member - DANCE Sat., August 3 9 p.m.-l a.m. Music by Frank Bonafede Band Members and Guests Welcome ALTON MOOSE LODGE No. 951 Completely Air Conditioned 3821 College Alton demonstrations but opposed violence. Nerds of Negro Most of them listed the Negro's main needs as jobs or better jobs and education—in that order. Their reactions: Samuel Anderson, 24, a food plant worker, said: "Lots of progress is being made. Lots of Negroes didn't have the courage for a while. But they see others doing it and say 'I might just as well join and help out.' " "Give me a job that will use the best of my ability and I'll get out of the slums." Charles Boyd, 66, n retired postal worker, said: "I can hardly blame youngsters for wanting to better their condition. But I don't want to see violence and fighting." Boyd said he- had lived without trouble in Chicago for 56 years, and added: "It's the immigrant- ed (sic) Negro who thinks the world owes them something." Richard Smith, 23, a short-order cook, said: "If you could get a good job, the Negro race would be as well off as anybody else. You got to have some kind of kill." Stewart Birks, 18, a drug store employe, said he thinks the summer of racial unrest "is wonderful because the race is waking up." George Brown, 72, and retired, said: "Things for Negroes are much better than they used to be. They can do lots of things they couldn't used to do." Guy Davis, 43, a construction (hand who hasn't worked since Oc- ober, said: "1 think, as long as icy (Negro organizations) are ghting for integration, they hould fight for jobs for people •ith families. This is one thing hey have failed to. look at as •ell as integration." Walter Me Coy, 62, a janitor, aid: "I don't believe in forcing a erson to accept integration for- ibly. If you start integration i-ith kids this high (he held his and three feet above the side- ralk) it would work itself up." Charles Greene, 36, a Post 01- ce employe, spoke for equal job pportunities. He said the Negro -antn to help himself via better obs and wants "nothing on a sil er platter." John Johnson,' 72, a pensioned teel mill worker, said: "I don' nderstand why they fight s much. I don't like fighting. I was n my job 43 years and never ad any trouble." Jerry Peters, 17, a high school upil, said: "I think it (equality rive) is going too slow." John Williams, 53, a plasterer isiling from East Chicago, Ind., .aid: "I think they (Negro organ- zations) have done a pretty good ob. In the future we'll be able to rork things out, but it may be ow." Glennis John, 21, a messenger /ith a gift for expression, re- ards the summer as a period of social evolution." He said young fegroes need two basic things- general education for those who an make the grade and vocation- 1 training for the others. And he ounseled against violence: "5 00 against 10,000—that's not the Has Accepted Hospital Job In Missouri Mrs. Jean Rodgers, head of the medical records library at Alton State Hospital, resigned. Thursday o become a medical records librarian at .St. Johnls Hospital in Creve'Couer, Mo. Mrs. Rodgers has been employed by the institution since February of 1962. She is a medical records graduate of the University of Tennessee. In addition, she has had two years of medical training which was a requirement of hei major. She and her 3-year-old son will make their home in Bridgeton, Mo. Mrs. Rodgers' husband was killed three years ago in a service mishap. Club Entertained At Bunker Hill BUNKER HILL — Mrs. Bess Forwood entertained members of the Community Club at her home Wednesday afternoon. Games were played and prizes awarded to Mrs. Harry Janes, Mrs. Gil bert Peterson and Mrs. R. E Bley. Miss Gala Keirle received the guest prize. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Forwood, assisted by h e i daughter, Mrs. Libby Stephenson, Hostess for the August meeting will be Mrs. Walter Olmsted. Fellowship Meets BUNKER HILL — Ralph Ma son Holmes, new superintendent of the Community Unit District 8 schools, was guest speaker at the regular meeting of the Senior High Pilgrim Fellowship of the Congregational Christian Church Wednesday evening. YAOUNDE — Cameron's government is investigating possibilities of television in this 605 Kerkshire Blvd., East Alton Dial CL 4-0414 VANILLA ICE CREAM 1 Gallon lace for a violent battle." GRASS CARPET MEYER ZOYSIA • Emerald Green at 100° Grows in Any Soil , Needs Va Less Cutting Needs 'Va Less Water Water and Crabgrass and Weeds Are Eliminated Plant Big 2| Plugs Every Sq. Ft. Morning Star Nursery HO 5-3292 Hoffman Supply HO 5-5232 Piasa Nursery 466-1955 Dodson's Garden Gate 466-1511 PLANTING PLUGGERS FOR RENT One Week Only! a) the LAKE OF 7 FINGERS STAUNTON, ILL. WCTU Elects Mrs, Gabriel For I4tk Year Mrs. William Gabriel was elect' ed president of the Upper Alton iVornen's Christian Temperance Union for the 14th consecutive year Thursday. Others elected were: Mrs. ElUssell Harris, vice president; Mrs. Stephen ;Show, corresponding secretary;' Mrs. Joe Gordon recording secretary; Mrs. Julia Ernst, treasurer. Officers wen. installed by Mrs. William Foulkes, The Madison County WCTU convention will be held Sept. t at the Church of God in Alton it was announced at the meeting The next meeting of the group will be Sept. 5, with the morning session starling at 11 a.m., fol lowed by a business meeting am a covered dish luncheon at noon The afternoon program will in elude devotions, yearly reports and appointment of directors foi local churches. Mrs. Henry Stutz led devotion; at the meeting Thursday. Mis: Joan Gabriel read the flowe mission and literature report, anc Mrs. Chester Walker gave tfv closing prayer. DUBLIN—As a result of poor 1962 crop Ireland plans to import at least 150,000 long tons of wheat from the Unitec States. jersey ville £M To Gt'tidlittt'c Attg, 18 Jj'ji-Kma. Y.IUU.U — MtSS MaH 4 yn Mundell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Mundell .of loute 1. Jersey ville, will be graduated from St. Joseph's Hos pital School ol Nursing in Alton on Aug. 18. ,v Following her graduation she will go to Boul der, Colo., to at* tend the Uhtver .„... ,.-^_ stty of Colorado ftt. Mundell working toward a degree in nursing and will also practice nursing there. Miss Mundell's class will re ceivc pins and stripes at Mass at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 18 In the chap cl at St. Joseph's Hospital. Com mencemeht exercises will take place at 2 p.m. in St, Patrick's Church and the Most Re,v. Wil Ham A.. O'Connor, Bishop o Iprtogfleld. will present trie Offias. •':." Miss Mundell was "Student Kurse ef the Year" at St. Joseph's Hospital this year. Return* JERSEVV1LLE - M>s. Edith White has returned Irom Lnrnnf- que, fe*., where she spent the last few weeks with her son-in- aw and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Iferd Herzogefirath and her son and daitghier-ln-law, Mr. and Mrs. Stewart White and families. Mrs. White will teach at St. Frandsj Xavier's School the coming year. She formerly taught in Unit 100. DANCE SAT. NITE, AUG. 3 DICK SIES SUN. NITE, AUG. 4 3 HITS & MISS JERSEYVILLE MOOSE 695 Members and Thoir Guests AIR CONDITIONED PICNIC and BARBECUE SUNDAY, AUGUST 4th St. Francis Church Portage Des Sioux 1 Mile OK Highway 94 Between St. Charles and Alton DINNERS 12 NOON to 7 P.M. CARRY OUT SERVICE HOXANA, ILL. THURS.—FKt.—SAT. Continuous from 7 p.m. Sunday Continuous from 1 p.m. No Parking Problems Ph. CL 4-8013 or CL 4-1271 TONITE - SAT. - SUN. Gregory Peck, M. Bnflhnm Phillip Alford "TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD" 8:49 Jnckio Glenson, Kntliurine, Kiith, Gubrlelle Dorzlat "GIGOT" Color 7:00 Selected Shorts votm TARLIGHT SSSfi COLLF.GE /WENUF.,*ALTON, ILL. HELD OVER NOW thru TUES,: tw:»'t EAT HERE OR CARRY OUT! i FRIED CHICKEN CRISP! DELICIOUS! PIZZA LARGE SIZE! Sausage, Mush- Reg. $ 1 4Q room, Pepperoni, Hamburger 1.60 I «fc%J VIETH'S 2518 State St. Phone HO 5-9796 TONIGHT THRU TUESDAY CAPRI OlDSTlOUlS RD Cl.4 -21H 2 BIG HITS! OPEN 7:00 — START DUSK The next attraction will be the one and only Charlie Chaney, the greatest one man. show in the business. Due to a tight schedule, Charlie's stay will be of short duration, from Tuesday, July 30 through Sunday, August 4, Charlie is basically a fine pianist but this is only the beginning. His comedy impressions, special material, plus a dynamic personality, make him second only to Jimmy Durante, with whom he has often co-starred. The real proof of Charlie's entertainment value is the fact that he has • always been good for a return engagement where- ever he has played. He has played all the better clubs and hotels, such as Sahara in Las Vegas, Chase Hotel in St. Louis, Lee-N-Eddie's in Detroit, Saddle and Sirloin Club in Bakersfield, Calif., Bassells in Toronto, Seven Seas in Omaha, Windsor Hotel in Hamilton, Canada, to name a few. In 90% of the rooms that he has played, Charlie has returned two or three times. Remember the dates—Tuesday, July 30 through Sunday, August 4 ... 9 p.m. till??? Call STAUNTON NE 5-3675 FOR RESERVATIONS 2ND BIG HIT! LAUHKNCl: HARVEY MARTHA HYlill ,]{Al,WAUIS BEL*AIR HWY.66&U) TR. 6-9636 OPEN 7 500 ISTAIIT DUSK TONITE THRU TUES, HURRY! HURRYS HURRY! LAST 5 NITES! ,ROSS HUNTER-ARWIN ..««!»• Thelfirill, OF It All I s? A ni IMT "**?; x^m^. ^& -x ••"""• COLOR uARN 2NP HIT DORIS DAY JAMES cm PORJS GRANT 3RD HIT THRILLS & CHILLS! "INVASION OF THE STAR CREATURES" TONIGHT!. SAT., SUN. Matinee Sunfiny m 1 p.m. SEAN CONNERLEY ns James Bond With URSULA ANDRESS In the Suspense-fill Thriller . . . IAN FLEMING'S Dr.No TECHNICOLOR" Rel«»>d lieu UNITED CQ ARTISTS Shown at 8:33 Tonight and Sat. 2:32, 5:48, -J:IO — Sunday Plus 2nd Feature! Joey Dee -it Jerl Lynne Frazer. "TWO TICKETS TO PARIS" Shown at 7:12 Tonight and Sat. 1:00, 4:23, 7:46 — Sunday DORIS DAY JAMES ,ROSS HUNTER-AR*INr»«™.' «-ARLENEFRANCIS ^ TfWThrill EASTMAN COLOR FEATURE 'Tiuu louc-h of Mink" Owl Show TONITE & SAT, COMING SOON 1 .Terry Lewis iw *. '"The Nutty 1'rofessor 1 "GltlKct Goes to Ronto" "Byo Ilyo Birdie" "Sncncer'.i Moiiutitin" 1 6B0 '$9 COLOR CAKTOONr-MJPLAYGHOUND - CHILDREN ADMITTED FRElSl JAMFS SIEWAR1 AUDIf MURPHY ^ NIGHT PASSAGE John Wayne In "Donovan's Root" TONITE! SAT, & SUN,••ffJHMS . The Battle Of The ... ROCK 'N ROLL GIANTS! IN THE U.S.A. ELVIS ELUISHtTS THE M/ID TO IMJGHTERMM ^ mROHMNCE! ' •~--~'*'!5» ^ ELVIS PRESLEY FOUOW DREAM In England...CLIFF OlFF «. . Wonderful In * ^ **•CHEMASCOPElndTECHNICOWR Comfortably COOf WIIDEY Anna Helm • Johanna Moore • Arthur O'Connell TONITE 9:00 — SAT. & SUN. 2:15, 5:50, 9:30 AT BOTH THEATRES STARTS TONITE! OPEN TONITE 6:30 — STARTS 7 P.M. Continuous Matinees Sat. & Sun. Open 12:30 of GggJevJFjin <° r Toiiito 7:35 Sat. 12:415, 4:15, 7:50 That Wonderful HAYLEY'S got the PLACE JUMPIN' A Happy* Go-Lucky WEEK of Laughs ...Songs... Teenage Romance! waijbDiSNeY • nrnnnnln ^^^ ^^M _ ^^^^ ISY sun stamn9 Doromy oeeoraH ivesMWirewaiiev ,,Una Eddie Michael J. • Peler MERKEL- HODGES -POLLARD-BROWN Dcltiied b| BUENH VIST* Distiibulion C«,lnc -OI9H Will Oiint) PimJucliou BOTH THEATERS TONITE*7; 10, 9; 10—SAT. & SUN. 1 = 10. 3; 10. 5:15, 7:20, 9:20—ADULTS 90c. CHILDREN 50c ADDED LAFFS—Disney Cartoon "HOW TO PLAY BASEBALL" in Color with ^ £T_.r4 j *^^.»^j^»^^SS^SB^^4j^S< i 2i^ 'JikWv. 4^>".'V '!<$&.#*«&ft' > '^- .' y*f ' ill O TP •H i o o § 3 T^jTgf'ggSi^^ .j_j: r "^-^m CT .^^^wim^^v'w^^ 1 ^^^^^ DINING ROOM SPECIAL!"Y«»""""'"""«™»»»"-ALL THE CHICKEN YOU CAN EAT PLUS; MASHIP P9TATQE£ & &RAYY HOT BOU5 * IUTTSR CPU HAW & BEVERAGE £ ^ ** ** PER ONLY 160 NOT GOOD ON SIWJDAY PANCAKE HOUSE - -srrmatuimafflm^Effi^^ 303Q GODFREY RPAD n PHONE 4^-020 »«a SAT, »m 9 441.

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