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mm iwa ALTON EVENING i AtJUSf 8,1883 SUNNY AND WARM Temperatures will be seasonal Tues- be limited to parts of the upper midday night in the eastern two-thirds of west, the south central Plateau and ex the nation while cool weather will continue in the mountain states and the Pacific nortwest, Scattered showers will treme southern Horida. (AP Wire- photo Map) 24 in First Exam Laborer City V Senate to Get Pact This Week WASHINGTON (AP) — Senat Democratic leader Mike Mans field of Montana said today Pres ident Kennedy plans to send th nuclear test ban treaty to the Sen ate this week, probably Thursday and hearings on it will begin Mon day. Mansfield reported the schedule after he and other Democratic congressional leaders had their weekly White House breakfast He said the plan is for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to hear State Department wit. nesses Monday, Defense Department witnesses Tuesday and Atomic Energy Commission witnesses Wednesday. Mansfield. said the Foreign Re- lation's' Committee, headed by Sen. J. W. Fulbright, D-Ark., will give expeditious consideration to the treaty ^ . Fulbright -was among six senators who ditnessed ttie formal signing 'of the treaty in Moscow Monday. House speaker John W. McCormack of Massachusetts said the leadership told Kennedy the tax bill is going along, very fast in the House Ways and Means Committee. Civil Rights Strategy Meeting Called WASHINGTON (AP) — Negro leaders and white sympathizers gather today for a strategy conference designed to assure passage of civil rights legislation. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People called the three-day meeting of Eligibility examinations for th< job of city laborer were given 'to day by the Civil Service Commit sion in the council chamber e City Hall. Seventy men had Qualified t take the written tests. Because o the large number, they were d vided into two groups, one to tak examination in the forenoon, th other this afternoon. Thirty-five were expected fo each examination, but only 24 re ported for the morning test. Because there were, more appli cants than desks, audience bench es were moved from the counci room into the city hall lobby anc in their place arm-desk chairs were obtained. Eighty-five had filed application; to take the examinations for lab orer. The list was subsequently trimmed when it was found that a lumber of the applicants live outside the city. Pay of laborers under the city salary scale is $2.10 to $2.30 an jour, and residence in Alton is a primary requirement. Applicants nust be in good physical condi- ion, able to read and write, and :ave a driver's or chauffeur's li- ense. There is one laborer vacancy to e filled in the Public Works De- lartment. Trouble Seen in Red China several hundred persons from around the country to: 1. Enable them to meet with their members of Congress and stress their desire for "meaningful civil rights legislation." 2. Plan "continuous grass root 5 activity" in the states to build popular sentiment for the legislation and convey this sentiment to • Congress. Among those listed to speak at the sessions were several Congress members and churchmen oi Protestant, Roman Catholic and Jewish faiths. The sessions are distinct from the big "march for jobs and freedom" which six civil rights organizations, including the NAACP, are planning for Aug. 28 In this demonstration, an estimated 100,000 to.230,000 Negroes and Whites are to gather neai the Washington Monument and march to the Lincoln Memorial, a half mile away, for exercises and speeches. Discussing this march Monday Dr. Walter Fauntroy, Washington coordinator of the demonstration indicated that if Congress shoulc decide to take a long Labor Day recess and thus be out of tow: Aug. 28, the demonstration woulc be postponed, But the director of information for the march, Sy Posner, said in New York: "Tlie march will be held rain or shine on the 28th whether Congress is in session or not." There had been some indications that Congress might be. in recess but latest signs are that it wil be here Aug. 28. TOKYO (AP)~The U.S. State department's publication of docu- nents telling of unrest and near- evolt in Red China's army in 960-61 confirms what the Chinese hemselves have hinted—there vas major trouble. The documents also substantiate iiitside assessments of what the shakeups and changes of that ime and earlier meant. Tlie beginning of the Red army disaffection dates from 1958, when party chairman Mao Tze-tung, loss of Red China, launched a speeded up industrial and agricultural program to bring peasants into avast network of rural communes. Mao took the drastic step against the advice of Soviet Pre- nler Khrushchev. Marshal Peng Teh-huai, de- !ense minister, recognized that Mao's dispute with Khrushchev could lead to withdrawal of Soviet help to the Chinese army. Peng opposed Mao'a plan and was re- x>rted to have communicated his views to Khrushchev. He was dismissed in Septe/nber 1959 and his name has not been nentioned by tlie Chinese since. Gen. Huang Ko-cheng, Peng's army chief of staff, was fired at he same time. His disgrace was completed in September 1962 when ic was fired from the secretariat of the Communist party Central Committee along with Gen. Tan Cheng, head of the army's chief political department. Khrushchev is said to have attacked the Chinese leaders sharp- y in I960 for dropping Peng. From that time on, the Chinese now have disclosed, Soviet aid to China stopped, Sees Reconciliation Of Hungary and U, S, BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Premier Janos Kadar hints tha 1 the United States and his Communist regime are on the verge of reconciling their differences stemming from the 1956 Hungarian re volt. WeatherForecast Alton and vicinity — Parti cloudy tonight with no importan temperature change. Low tonlgh 70-75. Mostly sunny with llttl temperature change Wednesday the high in the mid 90s. Outloo for Thursday mostly sunny am not quite so warm. Committee Alters Oil Tax Bin WASHINGTON (AP) - Houa tax writers, reversing a previou, vote, have eliminated a provisioi in the new tax bill that woulc fiave netted the government ai additional estimated $20 million year from the oil industry. The action by the House Ways and Means Committee Monday eaves in the bill an estimated >40 million in new taxes on oilmen, compared with the $280 mil- ion recommended by President Kennedy to offset proposed tax- cuts in other areas. The committee, in item-by-item consideration of Kennedy's tax eduction and revision proposals, ad previously approved $60 mil- on in additional oil taxes. Monday's vote cut out a provi- ion to impose stiffer taxes on the ale of oil wells. The provision vhich would have netted the es- imated $20 million involved the ost of drilling and developing oil iroperty. Such costs can be writ- en off against current income. Vhen the property is sold, how- ver, the full profit is taxed only t the capital gain rate. The defeated provision would .ave recaptured some of the writ- en-off development expenses as rdinary income, taxable at a jgher rate than capital gains. Independent oil producers had ought the proposed change, con- ending it would discourage ex- iloration for new oil properties, 'hey said the market for U.S. irude oil is already restricted be- ause for foreign imports and harply limits their financial abil- ty to explore new ground. The committee proposed no hange in the present 27 1 /:! per ent oil depletion allowance, vhich was not at issue. Foreign Aid Budget Receives Approval WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Foreign Affairs Committee ave its final stamp of approval oday to a foreign aid authoriza- lon bill of just under $4.1 billion. The committee action by a 23-7 ote was a routine formality. It ad completed work on the bill ast week and today merely ap- iroved a "clean" copy of the narked-up measure. The committee decision sends he bill on its way to the House loor, perhaps to come up for a 'ote in the next several weeks. The authorization bill merely ets a ceiling for the money that :an be appropriated for the aid program for the fiscal year that >egan July 1. A separate appropriations bill nust provide the actual money Bandits Slay 43 in Columbia Massacre BOGOTA, Colombia (AP)—Bandits herded 45 men into an abandoned farmhouse Monday and suited them to death one by one. Two others survived. ANNOVNCEMENT Mather Pfeiffenberger Jr., RID, IS PUASED TO ANNOUNCE THE ASSOCIATION OF George L Tucker, M,D. IN THE PRAQTIGi OF SEN6RAI SURSERY. N«w Qfflea, Reproi 60,3406 . 200 W, Third St.— Alton o Agency Ousts Peters By CHAKLfcS WHAI.RN SPRINGFIELD, 111. fc- Rep. W. J. Murphy, R-Anlioch, has picked a prize plum by being elected chairman of the Illinois Budgetary Commission. His selection, 9-4, at a closed- door commission meeting Monday was no surprise and it ended the 16-year reign of Republican Senator Everett R. Peters, St. Joseph, in the top budgetary post. Peters, who remains as a commission member, fired a parting shot in blaming his removal on Mayor Richard J. Daley of Chicago and "some 'kind of deal" between Murphy and. Democratic Rep. Paul Powell of Vienna, once a Peters' crony, Murphy, in a statement pre pared before the meeting, sal he wants to develop the 15-mem ber budgetary group into "more functioning body" by en larging its research staff. Goal He said his goal will be to sup ply more information on slat financial matters to the legisla ture and the governor. The com mission's function is to screen two-year budget requests of state agencies and submit recommen dations to the governor. Murphy, 47, played a compare tively small role in legislative affairs until the opening of the 1963 session when he was a sur prise choice of House Speake John Lewis, R-Marshall, as Re publican majority leader. Lewis also put Murphy in a po sition to become chairman by naming him a commission mem ber after the six-month legisla live session was over. Murphy told reporters tha 'nothing but harmony prevailed" at the budgetary meeting. Bui Peters' caustic remarks didn'1 echo this view. Peters, long a Senate power ind chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, said Daley was in on the move to dump him. Wood River to Form Insurance Opposition He said the Democratic mayor lidn't like Peters' opposition to ills for increasing the city sales ax and other city levies and for is insistence that ceilings .be laced on checks of public aid ecipients. Peters also blasted Gov. Otto lerner for not ^coming to his upport. ' :.•••• -i He said Kerner told him he vas a good chairman but could do nothing to stop his ouster. "That absolutely amazes me," 'eters said. "The governor apparently has no power to run the state." Asked who he thought wai "calling the shots," Peters replied: "Daley." Peters said Lewis was involved in the power play to de pose him but added: "Lewis was helpless. I think he sold his soul to become speaker." Powell and Lewis had said the Senate had held the budgetarj chairmanship long :enough and it was time to return it to a House member. House Republican members o the commission joined -with Dem ocrats in unseating Peters, whose only backing came -.from GOP Senate members. Bible Reading Required in AlabamaSchools MONTEGOMERY, Ala. (AP)— Alabama public school children will be required -to take a course in the Bible under, a ruling of the State Board of Education. In practice, however, there wil be little change, if any, from current Bible-reading requirements. The board's order to put Bible reading in the required course o study came Monday as a result o a recent U.S. Supreme Court rul ing, The court barred reading of the scriptures and recital of the Lord's Prayer as part of requirec classroom exercises, but did no rule out reading the Bible as pan of the course of study. DIAL HO 5-4271 Convenient Shopping WARD.S Ploxa Shopping Center FINANCING WOOD RIVER - Members of the City Council Monday night approved organization of an Insurance advisory committee to review specifications for city in stirance coverage, with an eye toward full compctatlve bidding on insurance. Local agents Sid Biggcrstaff, Bob Elliott and Del Webb wore named to the committee by the council and it will be their job to recommend and show why various insurance plans would be best for the city. Following analysis of their recomendatlons the council will conduct competative bidding for city insurance. In other action regarding future bidding the Council approved a refuse hauling and bid contract form as drawn up by city attorney Marshall .Smith. The.,bid. form will be sent to various refuse haulers asking them -to bid and bids will be opened Sept. 16, it was indicated Three acres of American 01 property near the levee were leased on a perpetual lease agreement for $1,500 jer acre. This wil be the site of the new city watei wells, par! of the community water improvement program. The Council approved an ordinance for a yield-right-of-way sign on Ferguson avenue at Madi son avenue so that Ferguson avenue traffic has to yield to Madi son. Reason for this is the closinj of tlie American Oil gate in that area. The Council therefore feels Madison should become a through street. -''.'.....' An eight acre tract east of the Wood River Bowl, which lies between U. S. Rte., Ill and Harrison street that was annexed one month ago was re-zoned for neighborhood business and multiple family dwelling by the council. Railroads, Unions in .'.**'' ' Sessions Is Termed Useful A request by Sam Marmino, icensee of Bushey's Tavern on South Main street, to move the avern to another location on West ^erguson between Main and U.S. Alt. Rte. 67 was considered and vill be granted subject to building ind health inspection clauses. Marvin Mallory, Omar Lyons and Gilbert Helmkamp of . the Belk Park Golf Course Develop- nent Committee were present to discuss with the Council plans for he course. The Council on the advice of Smith said they could not at this time sign a lease agreement whereby the city in effect leases the golf course to the operators for 20 years. Smith indicated that the matte; is being held up by mutual agree ment until it is known whethe title insurance can be secured oi the park from Chicago Title & Trust Co. If insurance cannot be secured Smith said other arrangement will have to be made. The purpose of such title insui ance is to insure against anyon claiming as a matter of fact tha this particular use of the park lam is not a park purpose. Bills totaling $293,452.29 wen allowed. Russia Launches : Cosmos Satellite MOSCOW (AP)—The Soviet Un on today launched another Cos mos earth satellite, an unmanned scientific research vehicle. The launching was announced by Moscow Radio, It said this was No. 19 in the series of satellite, svhich began going up in Marcl 16, 1962. ' WASHINGTON (AP) - Representatives of the railroads and the engineers' and firemen's unions nipt today in what a Labor Department spokesman,called a Useful session. It was the first Itme in weeks that both sides had met across the barg.lining table in 'a renewed effort to settle their strike- threatening dispute over, work rules and other Issues. Government; officials have been meeting with the two groups separately. U A similar meeting between carrier representatives and officials of the brakenien's, conductor's and switchmen's unions was arranged for this' afternoon. Asst. Secretary of Labor James J. Reynolds, describing the meeting as exploratory, said "both sides are seriously addressing themselves to suggestions that Secfelary (W,, -Wtllard) WU'tz fnade lot bargaining." Wlrti' suggestions were ad< vanced 1as,t Friday but details have not-been disclosed,, Reynolds has said that all la|ks in the past two days .have been concerned \\Htb the two principal Issues In the dispute — firemen's jobs and train crow makeup. Engine crew union representatives stayed on for a time with Reynolds aftnr the carrier representatives had left the morning session. Both parties were put on a standby basis for possible further talks later in the day. 'In another 24 to 48 hours, we should know whether we're shadow-boxing or really mbaking progress," J. E. Wolfe, the Carriers' chief negotiator, said Monday night. Secretary of Labor W. Willard US Plans Move To Block Market Sales WASHINGTON (AP)—The United States took steps today to retaliate against the European Common Market; for its sharp increase in tariffs on U.S. poultry products. Christian A. Herter, chief U.S. trade negotiator, announced that a public hearing will;be held next nonth to choose from a list of terns on which this country will withdraw trade concessions granted the European Common Market. The European Common Martet, composed of France, West Germany, Italy,. Belgium, the ^etherlands and Luxembourg — have raised the tariff on U.S. poultry products from 4.9 cents a K»und to 13.43 cents. The result, Herter said in a statement, has been an unreasonable restriction'on U.S. poultry shipments.' H^ estimated the loss it $46 million a year. S Galls Emergency Session •WASHINGTON (AP)--The Organization' • of American States' called an emergency meeting of its council • today to discuss the exile invasion of Haiti. The meeting was set for 3 p.m. Fern D. Baguidy, Haiti's ambassador to the OAS,- asked for the meeting. A reported 500 exile soldiers anded on Haiti's north coast ear- y Monday. Baguidy charged Monday night hat the exiles "came from the Dominican Republic." The OAS council is empowered :o act provisionally as a meeting of consultation of the American foreign ..ministers cases ; of hreats to the hemisphere's <peace. Wirtz called today's jotnl meetings after lengthy sessions Monday with each side. He refused, however,'to say whether .any progress had been made. • Meetings were set'Up between the .carriers and the..•.'representatives of the engine ' crews—engineers and firemen — and between the carriers and the train crew unions — conductors, brakemen and switchmen. < Wirtz said he would be on hand for both but also has to appear before a closed session of the Senale Commerce Committee which is keeping an eye on negotiations while studying. President Kennedy's legislative recommendations for settling the. work rules dispute. To avert a. strike over new work rules—designed to eliminate those of diesel freight firemen- Kennedy suggested turning • t h e dispute over .to the .Interstate Commerce Commission. The unions strongly opposed the Kennedy plan, calling the ICC management-oriented. The carriers supported it. To give Congress time to act, the carriers postponed Die hew work rules until Aug. 29. Tlie Senate committee received a • statement Monday . from t h e railroads which "Was termed, a ^supplemental rebuttal to union arguments against the President's proposals. , ( , ,. _ ',._.;• "The parti es. are ,at> an impasse and the national interest Is threatened," said the statement. It said some action must be taken and only, the legislative branch can take it. The railroads charged that the unions oppose the administration will "because it will -accomplish exactly What they meticulously and methodically avoided for 4Va years, settlement of the'dispute." A Labor Department spokes- rnan said, Monday's sessions concerned the dispute's two chief issues: The firemen's .tfob and (the make-up of train crew- Three MFT Jobs Await OK Final approval of plans tor three Alton motov fuel tax projects has been Hold ,tlp by the state Division of Highways utitll His ofty, eail file. an up-to-date schedule of prevailing wage fnfes. Works Director Paul A. said today that the 1 prevailing Uftge splieduld,'has'been prepared,-but (jatiHotJjffllSl with the secretary 6f-state, until approved by resolution of -the ,> City Cotm- cl! at <Us meeting next-week. filing of wage schedules, to apply to public works Ms required scmlannually, and Ihb city's, last schedule has ,noW exp'lred.' Lenz, who became 'head of. the public 'Works department last February, said .he had not been nware of the 1 semiannual requirement until' It was called to his attention in two communications from the Division of Highways within the Insl two weeks. Meantime, final plans for the Central Avenue pavement, E. Broadway resurfacing; and North Rodgcrs improvement have boon forwarded to the Division of Highways headquarters in Springfield, Lenz said, but action there is held up until the prevailing wage resolution is on file. This niouns that the pending MFT projects cannot be advanced to a point whore bids can he callnd until after Ihe council meeting a week from tomorrow. The Central Avenue pavement, disrupted by a sewer blow-out last May, is to he replaced from E. 4lh lo Broadway with concrete under a $HO,000 appropriation. The E. Broadway blacktop resurfacing for whtei a $30,000 appropriation has buR-i mucie, extends from Pearl east to Serlng, and will include traffic \ijit improvements, ;The-North,' Rodgers improvement,', undei; a $146,000 appropriation ; includes widening and a blacktop '.''pavement. A half-block 1 of Central Avenue, immediately south of 4th, remains closed to traffic until the new pavement can be provided. Diplomats Tour Wrecked Skopje SKOPJE, Yugoslavia (AP) Chiefs of foreign, diplomatic missions to Yugoslavia paid a joint visit to quake-stricken Skopje- Monday. They toured the city where only 60,000 -of,,the former population of 270,000 still live. 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