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Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, August 7, 1963
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ALTUN SCATTERED THUNDERSHOWERS Scattered showers and thtmdershow- glon and the Ohio valley to the north ers are forecast for Wednesday night In iim »iiu me vmu vnncj w ,"«• „..----- tlantic coast states. Hot and humid t?ia til u i.v/1 cixi-au JLU* TT uiim^aitc*j iiiuxiv «• .*.»,»'»**••*.•»« ^««w- «-—--—- —- portions of the central Plateaus, the temperatures wl 1 continue to dominate middle Mississippi valley, and the mid- the Gulf coast, the south Atlantic 6oast die and north Atlantic coast states. It states and the northern Pateaus, Little will be cooler from the northern Plains change is expected elsewhere. — (AP eastward through the Great Lakes re- Wirephoto jHap) WeatherForecast Larger CD Area Setup Suggested For the better operation of civil defense in the Alton-Wood River area, Mayor P. W. Day said today he believes that a four-township district organization is needed instead of individual municipal organizations. He recently suggested this to Col. D. M. Vance, Illinois director of civil defense. • Today he received a reply from the state director. Col. Vance said there is merit in Day's idea that the C-D organizations should cover larger areas, directed at a county governmental level, and term- Republicans Likely to OK Treaty By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (ffl — Senate Republicans have assessed the pplit- •ical implications of the limited nucuear test ban treaty and most are expected to wind up voting for its ratification. An influential Republican, senator, who asked not-to be quoted by name, said he and a majority of his colleagues have reached the conclusion that "we can't afford politically to vote against this treaty." "There are a number of risks involved,, that I. don't like,to see us take as a : ndtion," he said, "But if the Joint Chiefs of Staff say that, on balance, it is acceptable — and I believe they will — we won't have any choice but to support it." He attributed this in part to what he called the "mother vote," women who have feared that nuclear fallout • might result in deformed children and who believe the treaty danger. may eliminate this As a result, the senator said, after extensive hearings beginning Monday he expects to see opposition virtually collapse. Democratic leaders have said they are confident of getting the necessary support of two-thirds'of those voting. But .they have been wooing GOP backing in order to attain overwhelming approval. Republican leader Everett M. Dirksen of Illinois said he has had 5,000 letters, divided equally foi and against ratification. Dirksen told a news conference Tuesday he had the Senate Republican Policy Committee stalf poll the administrative assistants of 42 senators. He said the staff found 20 whose mail favored ratification, 14 whose mail opposed it and 8 evenly divided. He said he had the survey made because of news stories saying White House mail was "lopsided- Jy" in favor of the treaty. Dirkser has delayed taking any stand on ratification. Among 32 Republicans, Dirksen said the mail was 14 to 12 favor able to the treaty, with 6 reporting a standoff. Among Democrats, he said the mail of six favored the treaty, that of two was opposed and that of two evenly divided. The Republican leader said .re action ranged from 12-1 suppori of the treaty in a Democrat's mail to 9-1 against in one Repub Jican's mail. He declined to iden tlfy any of the senators Involved Of to give their geographical lo- Another senator said, .that mos oJE the opposition mail was coming from." the Midwest and Rocky cd his suggestion "thought-provok- "But basic to the whole concept, lowever," said Col. Vance's re sponse, "is the understanding that Civil Defense is the existing government to act in an emergency. Thus all governmental establishments have a responsibility to de elop emergency techniques appropriate both to natural disaster and enemy attack situations." Day said he'pointed out to the state director that Alton-W o o c River area has six municipalitie: within four townships all trying independently to provide for civil defense. Oil the other hand, the Red Iross is organized as a single unit, ahd thus, he feels, is better able o act in emergencies than is civil defense with six organizations and problem of coordinating their efforts at a time of disaster. Day, in further comment today, said he believed that a district CD organization, with overall direc- ion from the county, would conserve cost of civil defense to the axpayers, providing more effect- ve organization at lesser expense. Presently municipalities may evy a tax to support their local C-D activities. Civil Rights Lobbyists See Victory By RAYMOND J. COWLEY WASHINGTON W'— Lobbyists tor civil rights legislation redou Died their efforts today upon being told that- "victory is in sight.' But it was acknowledged that'the votes to get a "meaningful" bil through Congress are far from clinched. Delegates to a strategy confer erice called by the National Association for the Advancement o: Colored People scheduled a rounc of conferences with Congress members. Speaking to the conference Tuesday night, Victor Reuther ac knowledged that a "large numbe of converts" is needed, but saic "we can see the light of victory.' Reuther is executive assistant to his brother Walter, president o 1 the AFL-CIO United Auto Work ers. Walter Reuther was to be the speaker but was delayed in get ting here. "The way I count votes," said Sen. Philip A. Hart, D-Mieh., think we've got 60 right now. As suming the full membership is ot the floor. We'll need seven more.' But Sen. Paul Douglas, D-I11. said he is "always more pessi mistic than many of my friends' on mustering votes to end a fill buster. Sen. Hugh Scott, R-Pa., told NAACP delegates: "Anybody \vh says Republicans cannot be count ed upon to help is not telling tto truth." He figured that about one- third of the 33 Republican sena tors are firmly committed to al of President Kennedy's bill "and more too." Another tliird are against it, he said, and one third are undecided. Scott remarked that no Repub lican in living memory has fill bustered. The great problem is how to go a bill past the expected Senate filibuster by Southerners. Clamp ing down on the filibuster woul equlre a two-thirds majoriey — fa it all 100 senators voted. CAMERAS and EQUIPMENT UOTO-ART SHOP -- ••'• ""» 864-0983 ioroest Camerp Shop! St. Louis and vicinity --' Fair to artly cloudy tonight and Thursay with a few widely scattered ; iundershowers In the area. Low onlght 65-70. High Thursday 90-a5, Extended Forecast Southern Illinois—Temperatures will average 2-5 degrees below the seasonal normals for the next five days. The normal high is 87-93 the normal low 64-71. Near nor mal temperatures at the begin ning of the period will wane anc tuln ^slightly cooler about Satur day. Precipitation will average .5- linch, falling as showers the lat ter part of the week. Delay of 1-57 Work ' SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) - A southern Illinois delegation was told today that work on Interstate 57 had beeii held tip pending a decision ori the routing of Interstate 24. Director Francis Lorenz of the Illinois Public Works Department said he has asked the State High- va> Division for a full report on ntcrstate construction In the louthem Illinois area. The delegation, headed by Hary Bolen of Cairo, retired Nation- 1 Guard officer, urged Loren* nd Virden E. Staff, chief state ighway engineer, to speed up vork on Interstate 57 from Dongola to Cairo. , ' Staff said construction on Interstate 57 has been delayed because of a controversy between Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky and Tennessee over the final routing of Interstate 24 between Nashville and St. Louis. Lorenz said Illinois wants Interstate 24 to come Into Illinois "because there are more people headed for Chicago than St. Louis." He pointed out that an interchange would have to be built for an intersection of the two highways. Besides Bolen, the delegation included Mayor T. H. Beadles, Payton Berbling and Connel Smith, all of Cairo; Rep. Gale Williams, Murphysboro; Sen. William Grindle, Herrin; S. N/Yates, Miller City; and Oris Vick, Olive Branch. WEDNESDAY, AUGtJSt ?, Johnson Is Leading In Mississippi Vote By JAMES SAGGTJS JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Lt. Gov. Paul Johnson and former Gov. J.P. Colemari, who both blocked integration at the University of Mississippi, headed today or a Democratic. primary runoff or governor. The two political veterans held steady during the iday to their positions in the four-man field as •eturns from Tuesday's first pri- •nary voting slowly mounted. With 1,507 of 1,882 precincts reporting, Johnson had 116,554 votes to 100,436 for Colemari. Young Charles Sullivan was third with 83,880 votes and Robert Mason of Magee, who runs for fun, had 1,942. The Democratic runoff Aug. 27 will match the two top men in races where no one gets a first primary majority. A 30-year-old Negro student at the University of Mississippi, James H. Meredith, figured large in the campaign. • Racial Play Johnson once barred Meredith from entering Ole Miss a few days before the .desegregation crisis at the school that flamed into a campus riot last Sept. 30. Meredith also figured in the red hot race for state attorney general. Joe Patterson, bidding foi re-election, apparently won over charges that he didnt' try, hard enough to keep Meredith out. It was a two-man race with Patterson opposed by State iSen John McLauren, who was Gov Ross Barnert's spokesman at times during the Ole Miss upraor, limes during the Ole Miss uproar The count, with 1,346 of 1,882 precincts reporting, gave Patteiv son 147,226 and McLaurin 103,855 No runoff will be required since it was a two-man campaign. In race, the lieutenant Carroll Gartin governor's forged fai heightened interest in the cam- >aigning at the last minute. The vote-ins came after a campaign based largely oh each candidate's claihis that he was best equipped to fight for segregation and against- the Kennedy adminis- ration. Gov. Ross Barnett, ineligible under state law to succeed himself, honored Mississippi tradition by taking no public part in the campaign to name his successor. Johnson, making his fourth try for governor, based his campaign argely on .his part-in" ..the t 01e Miss desegregation crisis last fall. On one occasion, when Barnett was unable to reach the university in time to turn back Meredith, Johnson stopd' in for the governor and personally barred the entrance to the campus. Faces Charge Johnson, 47-year-old Hattiesburg attorney, still faces federal contempt of court charges for blocking Meredith after Meredith won a court order directing the state to admit him'. Both Coleman and Sullivan charged the brief encounter was rigged and ineffective, because Meredith registered the next week. Many c>£ the unreported votes were from heavy-voting urban precincts that frequently do not follow the pattern of rural precincts in the same counties. Coleman, 49, and Sullivan, 38, were expected to run well in the cities with big votes. The Negro vote-ins were called a protest against racial practices and prevailing political sentiments in the state. At Greenwood, in north Mississippi, 285 Negroes turned in pre- marked ballots and affidavits saying they were illegally denied registration, in front. The number two spoi was held by Evelyn Gandy witl Troy Watkins third. Democratic nominees will go on the general election ballot Nov. 5 Republican opposition, including gubernatorial candidate Rube Phillips, may pose a threat foi the first time since the turn of the century. A flurry of Negro "vote-ins 1 IF YOU NEED CASH TO PAY ACCUMULATED BILLS See us. we want to serve HOW) FINANCE 6~ET%ROADWAY. ALTON •73Wt HOWARD 2-92 IS TOM HOWARD, TffyA. ' ••BttjaHHMMWMPMMMW* 1 "" 1 to Study *A special meeting" bf-sthe City Council to explain amOHscuss he annual audit has'been ten- atiVely ,seV ior Aug. 2i, Maydr D . W. Day said today. the annual audit of city finances, made by the C. J. Schlosser Co., will be delivered o the Council at Its regular meel- ng next Wednesday, the mayor said, but a special meeting will )e called to allow full discussion and explanation. The mayor said he had no explanation of why the audit was ate this year. ,In past years .he audit was Usually. completed n July, he said. The .mayor said he had discussed the plan for a special meeting with Maitland Timmer- miere, chairman of the finance committee. Timmermiere suggested a special meeting to hear :he audit report, he said, and he concurs in the proposal. Such a .special meeting to hear and discuss the audit ,Vwas held last year, and was kept separate 'rom a regular council meeting :n order to allow/ time for fullest possible discussion. This year a special meeting seems the more important because of the many new council members unfamiliar with the city's independent audit procedure. New Power Plant to Aid State ELDORADO, 111. (AP)—A former administrator'for the' Rural lectrification Administration says Southern Illinois' efforts to ;et industry 'shbuid be aided considerably by a ;new $26 mil- ion power plant at Marion. David A. Hamil of Denver, REA administrator in the Eisenhower administration, told Southestern Illinois Electric Cooperative's annual meeting Tuesday about 90 per cent of the nation's farms ;have power, and cooperatives should turn their attention .to industry. The cooperative is one ,of four that organized Southern Illinois Power Cooperative which oper ates the power plant south of Marion. .••••• Hamil is director of state institutions for Colorado. COW SHELTER TESTED ELKHORN, Neb—A two-week test of animal reaction to life in a fall-out shelter began today at the dairy farm of J. Gordon Roberts, Omaha dairy firm operator. Thirty Guernsey cows and one bull entered the $35,000 shelter. They will come out Thursday for an exercise run and then go back into the shelter to complete the test. — (AP Wirephoto) . .- . Seek Rapist In Florida Coastal City HALLANDALE, Fla. (AP) — Armed officers are maintaining a dusk-to-dawn patrol between the Negro and white sections of this southeast Florida coastal city, terrorized by a series of rapes. Mayor John D. Steele said "a state of panic" exists and that the Negro section will be sealed off all night until the rapist is caught. Three white women reported they were raped by a Negro in their homes during the past two weeks, and there were two other attempted rapes. Other rapes and numerous attempts have been reported in recent months. The latest rape occurred Tuesday morning. "He's a sick animal," the may or said. "Let's pray to God we get him." Ejiglish Teacher Visits Here with Miss Viola Voss Miss Maud Jones of Eastbourne, Sussex, England, who was an exchange teacher of English at Alton High School 24 years ago, is visit- ng at the home of Miss Viola Voss, 825 Lahgdon St. Miss Jones, who now heads the English and drama department of a teachers' training college, will spend a month in the United States, including one more week in Alton. Stie will then go to Black Mountain, N. C., to visit Mr. anc Mrs. Leslie Garten, formerly o: this area. Miss Voss visited Miss Jones in England 10 years ago. 217 PIASA STREET INVESTIGATE Millers' Mutual AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE Afore Protection at or Lowei Cost No Membership Fee Robert E. Muehtemon Office HO 5-6551 After 0 tM». 3-1387 MILLERS' MUTUAL N»URANQB Agio« HOMI MilNfff ENTIRE STOCK OF Better Dresses Reg, 5,98 to 12,98 Vj»ls, ALL REGULAR 2.98 Dresses O for CL (or 2,59 Each) •• *^ 00 AltflEGUMB 3.98 DRESSES Your Choice 2 98 SPECIAL GROUP OF Maternity Wear Jr O n»«o<.«* T«MB Cl/ivic atft ' ^HW 00 Dresses Tops Skirts, etc SPECIAL RACK, MISCELLANEOUS APPAREL Your Choice SPECIAL RACK, MISCELLANEOUS APPAREL Your Choice ENTIRE STOCK OF ' SWIM SUITS SPECIAL GROUP Better Skirts 1 2 00 00 Off Cholct ^^^^^^^& SPECIAL GROUP Bulky Sweaters, 2'"5 VilSi to 6188-(or 2i69 0ii) ^^ .••j^^, 00 Somalia Official On Visit lo Tokyo TOKYO (AP)—Prime Minister Abdirashid Ali Shermarke ot the Republic of Somalia arrived in Peking for a state visit, the New China News Agency reported. 9«§y&B* T0 Child^ ' ' '* 'i • Tag day has been | e t, dny In 1 shopping center! oV^ltort fc wise rnoriey tot elfthW'JftMo children of needy 'temfllp'lHhe opening of school In September^ The tag day Is spoiitored by Ladles of Charily of St, Joseph's Hospital, nn organization which Vlsits^ktid helps • needy families thai nr'e ftot |ea<5b.ed by other charitable dfgaflzatlona. Permission forAtid tag day was given by Mayor P. W. Day and Police Chief John/Heafner. Used clothing -J$ provided to needy families by Jhe'Ladles of Charily throughout "the year, but nn extra effort Is rtftde by the organization to buy one new outfit of clothing for the children for the opening of school. , |V JU^.-.-, -i ; ''^•'-••' Y\ii1ft ! % '•• '', Spriii^rifew|;ft To SPRINGFIELD; ;li|.' .A—The City Council has -voted. tihiclose the street in -front of;,Abraham. Lincoln's home to :eliminate, private cdnimerciali;«vtiohvi ( ]n --the area.;-'••;-;•;''.'.; Y.-i':' ; v$?V-y b : Mayor Nelson; 1-Iowai'lh v said Tuesday the council ; hopes to eliminate particularly ' the type of commercial ' sliopS; '"tradillg upon ,the presence of tte. Llidr .coin homel':''.,,/:';,' 'V -,. .;*,;>,.>*; Howarth .said ariplhef^.'aljyf '.^f program is eventual, acijulsltiml' and restoration of property'ln jtlie' immediate' -vicinity of thV'hdrrlie by city, state or federal. gov^ ernments. The council action closes lijlghth Street between Capitol Avenue and Jackson Street. '•'. BOWLING SHIRTS, BLOUSES Latest Styles and Colors in Well-Known Brands ORDER NOW FOR EARLY DELIVERY LEADER'S DEPT. STORED 710 E. Broadway ! (Him HEY! TEENAGE BOYS & GIRLS REGISTER FOR $50 IN CLOTHES There is one word which.makes merchants unhappy >' and customers very happy, because ^\ it is merchants loss and customers gain, and that word is . ...••;'• Phone 462-9751 QUANTITIES LIMITED BOYS SPORT COATS MENS SWIM TRUNKS MENS DRESS PAJNTS AILEEN SKIRTS MATERNITY TOPS LADIES DRESSES LADIES PURSES GIRLS SWIM SUITS GRACE WALKER SHOES .}> \ , * '"V •"M' ' '"'v-'J ';, r V,*v,y/4r /•• -\ • •', n{ ~< • • Y<- J ifV- •'** Start a "CHARGE ACCOUNT 11 al.,, r '<<•'' "' *-' " Jtn9.wn.lgr at low. Shop Mo fll , Wjurs., Fii njfss till 9

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