Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 9, 1963 · Page 2
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 2

Alton, Illinois
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Friday, August 9, 1963
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rwa , ALISON EVENING f ELKGttAf M FMDAY, AlMUsrr 0, IMS SHOWERS ENDING SATURDAY 5 Scattered showers and thundershow- crs are expected Friday night over parts of the central and southern Plateau and from the central Plains through the middle Mississippi valley into the Lakes frelfioh. It Will be cooler from the eastern part of the northern Plateau through the northern Plains and upper Mississippi valley to, the Lakes. It will continue warm along the southern Plains and Gulf coast as well as the extreme Northwest and western Plateau. (AP Wirephoto Map) Kferner Vetoes TT1 I £1\T JLdAL SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP)-Go\ Otto Kerner has vetoed a om cent Increase in the state ciga ette tax — the only tax boos passed by the 1963 Illinois Legi lahir'e. .Kerner also approved Thursda pills to permit expenditures of i million for construction and im - provement of recreational facil ties .at j state parks. Jfelfjhe $13 million in annua revenue from the proposed cig arette, tax boost would have bee) used .to expand recreational situ; and the other half would have been ^earmarked for the genera revenue fund. Kerner said he had made a commitment "to the people of the state J:hat I would neither seek nor apgiwe any new or additional general^ taxejs.' The governor is expected | to make his. 1963 no-tax increase stand a 'major part of his re- e'lection campaign. , Kerner said that outdoor facilities will be 'enlarged through' bilJs he approved^ authorizing 'issuance of revenue .bonds for that purJ "pose. The Ixmds will be retired front fees''paid by users of the facilities". ' He: also signed into law a bill takin'g ;5420;000 a year from motor fuel tax funds, received from gasoline used in boats, and spending it on boating facilities' and waterwa'ys. ' , Kerh'e'r sai'd.'he will, approve $9 tnilli6n in a'pprbpri'ations^for Illinois lakes', land, acquisition and state park improvements!' GOP (Continued From Page 1) was/made with the Soviets. — "This treaty is the whole agree ment.'V. Kennedy said. "Unitec •State's -negotiators in Moscow were instructed not to make this agreement 'conditioned upon any othei undersanding;- ...and they- made none.* The treaty speaks foi itself.'J _~ ..... - ......... «vHe continued: ''This- -treaty advances,, though it. does- not assure, world peace;, and it will inhibit, .though, it does not prohibit, the nuclear .arms race.''. ..... " jvill not end the threat of n.uplear .war or outlaw the use of nuclear weapons, it can reduce world Jensions, open a way to further agreements and thereby help to ease the threat of war." Senate hearings on the treaty are, expected to fake three weeks followed by a week of floor debate. flie administration is confident that in the end the pact will have the support of more than the required two-thirds of the Senate. Cuts His Ann In Attempt to Warn of Fire ( ji young man cut his arm this morning as he pounded on the back door of a house afire at 4th and William streets. Yost was treated at St Joseph's Hospital, Police said he had thought someone might be in the house .and had tried to arouse They said a fire had occurrec in an old automobile near Uic house and that started the house blaze. Alton firemen responded at 10:43 a.fa. an<J put out the flre. Americans Reported Eating More By OVID A. MARTIN WASHINGTON (AP) - Digging back into history, the Agriculturi Department has come up with figures showing that Americans are eating on the average 18 pe cent more food than they did half a century ago. Reports show that per capita consumption has increased foi meat, poultry, eggs, milk, fats and oils, fruits, vegetables, sugar coffee, tea and cocoa. But it has declined for fish, potatoes, sweet otatoes and cereal products. Reports show that per capita Kmsumption has been increasing t-.toe.rate_pf about one-fourth of per cent a year in recent years. Despite the increase over ears ago,,, this year's., rate airy product consumption 50 of is own 13 per cent from the peak eached in 1946. The peak for ieat was set in 1956, for .fish in 920, for eggs in 1951 and 1952, or fats and oils in 1941, for fruits n 1946, for vegetables in 1945, for xjtatoes in 1910, for cereal prod- cts in 1910, and for all foods ombined in 1946. <>Looking' ahead, the department aid;r.eta.U-food.prices,in the. second half of this year are'not likely to change much from the average of;the frst.half,.Average prices in the^ first half were about 1,5 per cent higher than a year earlier. Crop Output Likely to Set Record .WASHINGTON (AP)-The. Agri- ulture Department issues .a crop •eport today which will, indicate he possibility of this year's pro- lucu'on . equaling or surpassing the record ,set in 1961. To be issued in mid-afternoon, be report will give latest produc- ion estimates for corn, wheat, ther grains, soybeans, hay, to- iacco, peanuts, sugar crops, fruits and vegetables. Farm Credit System Issues Record Loans WASHINGTON (AP)-The government-supervised farm credit ysterri reports that it made a •ecord $5.3 billion in loans to aimers and their cooperatives during the fiscal year ended June 30. Loans outstanding on that date :otaled $6,3 billion. The credit is provided by federal land banks, ocal production credit, corpora ions and banks for cooperatives. These institutions obtain funds through sale of securities to private investors and not from the government. R.B. Tootell, governor of the farm credit system, said the in crease in loans reflect growing capital and credit needs of agrl culture. near between FREE GIFT I know }au» woaW h«*J fpm Bnt camit blocked ercrf •IfWIV . I e»ined vntnaw ' «noth«r W»T And WM b««led by wa Lord. ttmo 2U-5) ALTON . &- BOOK .STORE n'owi (ftmi WeatherForecasI Alton and vicinity—Scattered showers and thunderstorms to night. Low tonight around 7C Showers ending early Saturday and becoming mostly sunny am cooler by afternoon. High Saturday 85 to 90. Extended Forecast Southern Illinois — Tempera tures will average three to sb degrees below the seasonal noi mal. Normal highs, 86 to 92 Normal lows, 63 to 70. Coole weather over the weekend wil be followed by a warming tren by the middle of next w.eek. Pre cipitation will average one-hal to one inch, falling as showers and thundershowers Saturday o Sunday. Hope Growing For Release Of Mindszenty BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) Pope Paul VI told Hungarians today that "we expect good news about the Catholic Church from nside your frontiers and we are swelling with hope in the prospect." His message, a special invitation, to., Hungarian bishops to ..attend the second session of the Ecumenical Council opening Sept 29 in Rome, was taken as an indication that an agreement is the Vatican and Hungary's Communist regime to ree Josef Cardinal Mindszenty and ease the Roman Catholic Church's situation in Hungary. The cardinal has lived in •'self- imposed refuge in the U.S. legation since the 1956 Hungarian uprising. The Hungarian government has not -lifted .his-life sentence on charges -of espionage anc treason, and the prelate in - the past has refused to leave Hungary unless he was vindicated. Pope .John XXIII before his death was reported, urging the cardinal to come to Rome in exchange for an easing of Hungarian restrictions. It is believed that Pope Paul has continued this effort. 20 NAACP Pickets Seized on East Side -EAST ST. LOUIS, 111. (AP)— Some 20 members of the National Association for .the .Advancement of Colored People, were seized today while, East St. iouis firm, police said. Pplice said the pickets, mostly egro youths, were held after al egedly blocking- driveways at the e s 1 i e Distributing Co. No charge^ have yet been filed, Heavy Seas Rout New Jersey Bathers ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP)More than 300 bathers were Hilled from the ocean Thursday lifeguards as rough seas turn bled over Atlantic City's beaches. Eleven lifeguards suffered mi- ior injuries when lifeboats overturned or when - the men were thrown against boats while effecting rescues. IF YOU NEED CASH TO PAY ACCUMULATED BILLS us, We want to serve yow D FINANCE _ _ 626 E. BROADWAY- ALTorg 'Pttem, HOWARD 2-92 18 TOM HOWARD, /Jfyt ss ' TVoMFT Jobs Cost $312,000 Approximate final cost, of two important and already completed Alton motor fuel tax Improvements has been revealed by final appropriations ftiade three weeks ago by the city council. The two projects are those for the Main-Broadway Intel-sectional Improvement, which included relocation of Cut Street, and the Main and Edwards widening and resurfacing improvement in Upper Alton. Total appropriations for each of the projects was given in tetters received today by the city, from highway engineer, In approval of the council's July 25 actions. The total appropriation for 1he Main-Broadway project stands at $185,000, and that for the Main- Edwards project at $127,000. The council at its last meeting made supplemental appropriations of $10,000 for the Matn- Broadway Improvement, and $2,. 000 for that on Edwards Street. The filial appropriation needed for the long-finished Main-Broadway job was delayed until an accounting was had on the cost of relocated and signalized railroad crossings under Illinois Commerce Commission specifications. Weather Goes Along with Plays OKOBOJI, Iowa (AP) - Nature is giving the Okoboji Summer Theater a hand with its staging this summer—and residents here are a little apprehensive aboul what may be coming next. During July a storm blacked out the theater during a performance of "Dark at the Top of the Stairs." The weather turned hot and sent the mercury up to 89 degrees Tuesday—just in time for the opening of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." Now the 'townspeople are pondering what wondrous things the weatherman may have in mind for the last play of the .season, which opens two weks from now. It's "The Miracle Worker." NAACP Members to Meet Governor Dalton ST. LOUIS (AP) — Members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People vill.. .trek to,,.the,--Missouri . State capital in Jefferson City Saturday. "We want to protest the legislature's lack of action in not passing a public accommodations law and we, want \o. renew a plea to Gov^.John Dalton. asking.him to use -his. executive power for civil rights .-action.", .said, Mrs..-. Mar, ;aret Bush-Wilson, chairman of he Missouri NA^CP conference. Mrs. Wilson said • about 1,500 m e-m.b e r s. from- Missouri's 15 ^TAACP chapters will gather on he steps of the Missouri Capitol wilding. , '. They will hear Bishop Stephen Spottswood of .Washington, NAACP board of director. chairman-and spiritual, leader of 750,000 African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church members. Paraguay 'Siege State' Extended for 90 Days ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) President Alfredo Stroessner again ,bas extended for 90 days he slate of siege that has prevailed almost continuously for more than'10-years of his dicta- orship, The government said the 90-day extension, the usual term, was lecesslry to guarantee Paraguayans "their full legal activities in hese moments when progress, velfare and tranquility rule the country." • The state ol, siegeJn effect sus- ESCAPES WITH LE& FRACTURE Robert W, Wtlks of 622 E. 15th Sit., Alton,'driver of this tie- involved tit auto-truck crash at.'Wanda Road and Koiitp 159 last molishccl automobile, escaped from it with a leg fracture. Car was night. MICHIGAN CITY wreckage where two were killed.-when a Chesapeake & Ohio freight train collided with a beer truck. Dead were Loyt Mosey, Grand Bapids, head brake- TWO DIE IN CRASH , •A rail curls over man on the train, and William'Warren, 42,-Grand Bapids, the-truck driver. All three engines ami 41 cars of the 84-car train were wrecked. i(AP Wirephoto) Mayor Likes CD's Idea ./ ' / . ' • • - . ^ -,. ' -,w'u, ;;.;• 01 Reiitiiis at 7th, Belle pends .ees. all constitutional guaran- .,_ , O • Interest was expressed today by Mayor-P. the-prb- aosal ,of .the Alton Civil Defense to relocate its headquarters , in the now .vacant I. W. Winkler building at 7th and Belle Streets, a former service station and tire store. Day said the suggestion that CD rent the place appears a practicable one. It referred to,city council at its meeting k 4iext Wednesday through a communication of Civil A. G: Deucker, . .Objective of ( DeCnse Director partially accommodated at 4,iE. .Front St., is to obtain quarters which will suitably Jiouse,,all its activities,. including storage. of its vehicle . equipment and space for training work. Last February,, after- the city .regained the former Illinois 'Terminal- passenger -depot, 'south of Lincoln-Douglas Square, its use for C-D headquarters was proposed and investigated. Day said that idea was dropped as impracticable because of cost of revamping the structuure to meet C-D needs. After a survey of the, building, the city building commissioner, .estimated ,c os r t of repairing and revamping to make the structure suitable for activities..,., and s.tqrag would .be,about.$8,000. He recom mended that erection of a new steel building might be .m o r practicable. Lease, of .the .building to th Junior, Service League at no com pensatiqn to the city has. sine had council approval.. However Some changes Jn tho proposed-leas under, consideration -to as sure; the League longer-.tenure b& cause -of the cost- of • improvement it feels it must make in the build ing. Hurricane Arleiae e Hits Bermuda MIAMI, Fla. (A]R)-Squalls ; , 01 the norttiern .fripjge pf^huiTicani Arlene hit Bennuda^.today and thi Miami Weather Bureau predictet that winds would rise rapidly; ,A11 interests in ^he islands 671 FARMERS SPECIAL GASOLINE AND OIL PRODUCTS ACME OIL CO. Phone 102-3090 or 46B-5882 .w. P. NEWS BULLETIN i ; : " "Sportive" is the word for m'lady's styles for fall '63. Arid, "Sportive" is what you'll find at the Landmark Store in the ladies' sportswear department! What ^9es,"SporUve" mean? It means everything in general an4 some things in particular, In RUBB Togs it means " House Look", a gay, bright, lively of slacks, sweaters, skirts, blouses and jackets, In Kenny Classics it means (jordwroy shirtwaists. In, Jfouse of, Mprrison sweaters j) means mohair; ski look, and bold pflHtrns,, Jji cplors it means cranberry and Jpden and teaj and green and breen. In silhouette it means bpy JOQ.HI iCOinf9r|flblf Jop)?, y^ujbful Ippk, What's yours? Why not leok t« Snydfr'i Jpr isportswear at rf aspnable • I •MPP miles southeast of New York' were warned to rush safety measures to completion. -.<»•>-* 1 • .~> >J*^,r «. <-*. .,..*., ., .There .was no .threat* toairy portion of the United States 'mainland. Rights Dispute In New York City Settled NEW YORK (AP)—Civil rights demonstrators and the White Castle diner chain have reached a tentative agreement, after a months-long dispute. Terms of the agreement -were not made public', but it presumably provides for (ho^hiring, of more Negroes nnd Piierto Ricuns, , Picketing at the White Castle diner in the Bronx has been marked by several outbreaks of violence and numerous arrests. The agreement .was .announced Thursday night by a \spokesnmri • for the City Commission on Hu :> man Rights, Typhoon Bess Hits 2,317 Homeless TOKYO (AP) — Typhoon Bess cut through northern Kyushu, Japan's . southernmost main island, today leaving havoc in'her wake. National police headquarters here said one person was killed- arid-^two others>are- missing. ; A» total-ot 2,317 people were left homeless. ' Air, sea 'and land traffic in Kyushu and Shikoku were disrupted. ' Waves nearly , ;i 5j> feet high pounded streets along the Y shore in J /-\i: •!._' t t— t. '' _ i'_'.!_ i. •-_'.!_ ''e t ' Ohila. Up to eight inches of rain Train accompanied 55-mile gusts (Continued Fr<ii\i Page 1) moved a-mile down the track to be unloaded. The' coup \vus carried out In 15 with split-second timing probably based on months of planning find spying on the line. Only afterwards did people living in the nearby village oHChedding- loii remember men who came to take movies of Iho trains milling by. " . .,-,,. ' The triiin ongineor, ^Jjick Mills, 58, WHS recovering in -a hospital with eight studies In his scalp. Two o(-the.,masked men jumped into his cab, clubbed him with iron bars and handcuffed him to the fireman, Dave Whitby. "Dave and I were ordered to lie face down in the grass, as about 15 other men swarmed aboard the .train and smashed open the.Uvo couches with pickaxes," said Mills. "Two of the gang stood guard over Dave arid I and said if we tried to make a move we would get another beating. "Dave and I lay very still. I'd had one beating and didn't want another." Most London newspapers carried editorials demanding an overhaul, of railroad security measures. Some suggested that mail trains carry armed guards. None do at present. Much of the loot was paper cur-, rency being returned by Scottish banks to the London mint for re- pulping. Officials said the banks must bear that loss because 'the notes''had not reached "the cen- waist-high -muddy waters. TODAY AND ..ON OUR PARKING LOT... HONTICELLO PLAZA'S *V t * There's pjenty oHun and action here ,f9r ypu^ thl| weekend! -Big, fresh U. „>„„, by the, hundreds in our private flshlh 1 Me are just waltin'g to be caught! 'Tak» 'em' alive.,, .there's no limit ^ ypu'.tM? ^ woriy a'bout the game wlr'den', either! Shop and save during our 3RD ANNIVERSARY SAiE! Our Flih"ina derby is operated by the Godfrey Lions Club! * 7 AtADPjN, CARPET BEN FRANKLIN STORE BICKHAUS SPORTING GOODS PAULENE'S SALON OF EDWARD TOP nm swi J «. A SPRINOMAN PITMAN CLEANERS GODFREY STATE BANK BREITWEISER QIFT SHOP REESE DRUG STORE AiJ» 4 (A «• ' ' ' GODFREY 'ILL, 14*1 + *^ '^r-

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