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mm TWO EVENING AUGUST 10, 1§03 ..... ... J^K.-.J,-- v- ,[.*...-.»- 'T if—*•"'- FAIR AND COOLER Tlumdershowers are expected hi portions of the central Plains Saturday night with widely scattered showers and thundershowers on the Gulf coast and In the higher elevations of the Rockies. It wifi be cooler from New England to the Ohio and Tennessee Bridge Traffic Stymied by Minor Crash During Storm RedChinese Newspaper Raps Treaty TOKYO (AP) — Red China's official newspaper, the People's Daily, today called the limited nuclear test ban treaty a fraud and declared it is "beneficial to the U.S. imperialists and manacles the socialist countries." "Obviously, the tripartite treaty, viewed from any angle, is a serious step on the part of the Soviet leaders in open capitulation to imperialism," it reiterated in a long article broadcast by the Red China news agency Saturday night. The article said the United •States needs continued under 'grpund nuclear tests to develop its-' weaponry and the Moscow treaty gives the United States a "free hand in conducting nuclear armament expansion under the coyer of this treaty without being condemned by world public opinion. {"This treaty can neither hamper the United States from spreading its nuclear bases, nuclear equipment, nuclear submarines and nuclear aircraft to many parts of the world, nor can it,prevent her from supplying nuclear weapons and technical data connected with the manufacture of such weapons to the countries under U.S. control. ""What deserves attention is that the Kennedy administration is; stepping up its plan of 'multilateral nuclear force.' This is in essence a plan to carry out nuclear proliferation within the Western camp. It will more Western countries quire nuclear weapons enable to ac' and A mammoth traffic jam developed at the start of the rush hour on Clark Bridge Friday afternoon, when a two-car accident tied up the northbound lane during a rainstorm. A car driven by Dale J. Rotsch, 29, Godfrey, slid into the rear of an auto driven by Edward J. O'Brien, 2210 Virginia St., Alton. The accident happened near the Illinois bank of the Mississippi as both vehicles were proceed ing north. There were no injuries. The rain further slowed clearing of the bridge traffic. An Alton policeman reported northbound traffic was backed up 2 miles. Kennedy Praises Kefauver strengthen the nuclear force of the entire imperialist camp. "On the other hand, the treaty is .'aimed at biiiding the hands of all socialist countries except the Soviet Union and all countries under the oppression of the Unit ed States, rendering it impossible for them to strengthen their defense capability against the nuclear threat of U.S. imperialism. It does its utmost to prevent the other socialist countries and all oppressed countries from acquiring nuclear weapons." ChicagoHires First Woman As Engineer CHICAGO (APi — A Peoria woman, tumed down by more than 20 firms while seeking her Goldsboro first job as a mechanical engi- Lane said neer, has scored a breakthrough at the Metropolitan Sanitary District of. Greater Chicago. Marcia Katz, 20, is the first woman mechanical engineer the district has ever lured. And she is its youngest engineer. At the sanitary district, where she's known as "the breakthrough kid," Marcia calculates pump and duct installations. The intemew with Alexander Goldstein, the .district's head engineer pf mechanical design, was in itself a breakthrough for Miss Katz, the oqly 1963 female graduate of the school of mechanical engineering at Purdue University. She was one of 26 "distinguished students" graduated in 1960 from FUchwood Community High Sphool In Peoria, Her parents had moved there from Chicago when she was six. Marcia said she had become i paewhat discouraged before ap- I ying to the district. "A woman f gineer," she said, "doesnf oft< i glimpse Hie welcome mat... " 3ut she said her spirits soared when Goidjsteln told her: "I don't «$re wjieljier you're a woman or a'mafy just so you can do a job & a mechanical engineer. " ; She WM Mred July 31 by Frank , Che«w, president of the san- HYANNIS PORT, Mass. (AP) —President Kennedy said today the death of Sen. Estes Kefauver, D-Tenn., has deprived the nation of one of its rnosl distinguished leaders. The President issued the following statement through press secretary Pierre Salinger: "The death of Senator Estes Kefauver has deprived the nation of one off ts most distinguished leaders. "Senator Kefauver was a public servant Of energy, integrity and talent. His devotion to the public interest and the welfare of the people of liis state and country made him a powerful influence for good in our nation's affairs. As a friend and former Senate colleague, I will miss him. "Mrs. Kennedy joins in sending our condolences to Mrs, Kefauver and his family." Integration Demonstrations Cause Arrests GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) Wholesale arrests of Negro anti- segregation demonstrators were made here Friday night and in Williamston, both in eastern North Carolina. Seventy-two valleys and extending into the middle Mississippi valley. Hot and humid weather will continue over the middle Atlantic and Gull coast with a little warming over the northern Plains and upper Mississippi valley. (AP Wire- photo Map) WeatherForecast Alton and vicinity — Generally fair tonight and Sunday. Low to night 60 to 65. High Sunday in the mid 80s. Outlook for Monday partly cloudy and a little warmer witli a chance of showers. American To Head Lutherans HELSINKI, Finland (AP)—An American church leader today succeeded another American a president of the Lutheran World Federation. The Rev. Dr. Fredrix A. Schiot: of Minneapolis, Minn., presiden of the American Lutheran Church was elected unanimously as the fourth head of the federation at the closing plenary session of its fourth assembly. He will serve for a term of six ears, until the next assembly. A new 20-member executive committee of the federation was elected at the same time without jalloting or opposing candidates. [I has members representing churches from 12 nations on five continents. Among them is Dr. Schiotz. Ancient Chair Returned to English Church LONDON (AP) — A thousand- year-old "bishop's chair" ar- rivec" by air Friday night on its way back to its original parish of Plympton, near Plymouth, as a gift from the Rev. Robert C. Harvey, assistant rector of St. Peter's Church in Morristown, N.J. The oak armchair is black with age and has carvings of kings, queens, bishops and mythical animals whose origins are in the legends of old England. It stands 4Vis-feet high. Tradition has it that the chair was made from a beam of Plympton Saxon Parish Church built in 915 and destroyed in 1017 by Norman invaders. A woman parisioner gave the State Fair Schedule For Monday SPRINGKIKLD, III. (AP) — II- inois State Fair program for Monday, Laclirs Day: H a.m. Goal milking contest, goal pavilion. 8 a.m. Judging of steers, Red Poll, Brown Swiss and mules, coliseum; Tbggenburg goats, goat pavilion: Southdown sheep, sheep pavilion: Berkshire, Chester White and Poland China, swiJie pavilion. 8:30.a.m. Light horse judging, coliseum. 9 a.m. Miniature circus, exposition building; high school band contest, agricultural tent. 10:30 a.m. Teenage style show and judging, textile building. 12:30 p.m. Harness races, grand stand. 1 p.m. Judging of french alpines, goat pavilion, cheviots sheep, sheep pavilion. 1:30 p.m. High school band contest. 6 p.m. Goat milking contest, goat pavilion. 6:30 p.m. Draft horse judging coliseum: holiday on ice, grand stand. Junior Department: 6:30 a.m. Milking derby, milk ing parlor. 3 a.m. Sheep shearing, arena; clothing revue, food demonstra lions, auditorium. 9 a.m. 4-H public speaking con test. 1 p.m. Beef cattle judging arena; sheep blocking, arena. 6:30 p.m. Milking derby. 7:30 p.m. 4-H share-the-ftm fes tiva), auditorium. 'Perry Mason* Address Judges Body CHICAGO (AP) — The Nation* Association of Municipal Judges got some acfvice and suggestions today from attorney Perry Mason —and in no uncertain terms. Speaking "only as layman—and as a citizen, television actor Ray mond Burr told the third annua conference of the association tha "the courts are not the exclusive property of the bar or of the bench." "Without our (laymen's) under standing and acceptance, the laws which you apply and the courts in which you preside cannot con tinue to exist." Burr spoke to the judges on "my interest in good courts" anc said "it is as Raymond Burr—no as Perry Mason—that I am here today." He said "this must be slated clearly since Perry's 'intei est in good courts' is substantiallj different from my own." The .'Ctor said that "every de fendant appearing in your (mu nicipal) courts should be repre sented by counsel." He repeated a proposition mad in November 1959 to a regiona meeting of the American Bar Association in Memphis: Negroes were jailed here in the largest racial protest to date in the tense city of 35,000. In Williamston, about 60 miles to the northeast, police reported lhat 54 Negroes were arrested. Police Chief H.A. about 400 Negroes dropped out of the march and entered the Paramount Theater and Central Cafe, both segregated. A large crowd of jeering white people stood by as the demonstrators, who refused to leave the segregated businesses, were lead ed into police vehicles. They were charged with trespassing anc held under $100 bond. The Williamston demonstrators marched in defiance of a strin gent antlpicketing ordinance re cently adopted by the City Coun oil. They were charged with dis turbing the peace, failing to ob tain a permit to parade anc blocking I Rev. Mr. Harvey the chair five years ago when he was the vicar of St. David's Church at Aurora, 111. Mrs. Anna Milliard said it had been in her late husband's family since the time of the Norman invasion. It will join the altar of St. Mary's Church, Plynipton, which stands on Ihe site of the original church destroyed by the Nor- lans. tory dirtrict H engineers," tali we'll be hiring more esid, title girl." walks, bond. They were held on 520C Reports on Soft Coal Miners Benefit Fund WASHINGTON (AP)-Soft coa miners and their families wer given benefits totaling $113,560,76 from the United Mine Workers Welfare and Retirement Fund in the 12 months that ended June 30. This was trustees of Millikin Plans New Dormitory Facilities DECATUR, 111. (AP)—Plans foi reported Friday by the fund, which receives a 40 cents a ton royalty on coal production Fwd invispt- menu totaled ^5,17910 during the year. $635,000 four-story women's dor- nilory have been announced by lillikin University, which has md u shortage of housing foi vomen for several years. The announcement Friday saic the building will be constructed during the 1963-64 scholastic yeai with aid of federal housing funds Kerner's Sympathy Sent to Kennedy SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP)-Gov Otlo Kcrner sent a message o sympathy Friday to Presiden and Mrs, John F, Kennedy. "Mrs. Kerner and I wish to ex presb our deepest sympathy upo the death of your son," it said "It i& our hope thai each of yo will find the strength to bear th burden of this great persona loss." Trainman Crushed to Death in Tuscolu TUSCOLA, 111. (AP) - A train man for the Baltimore and Ohi Railroad, Paul E. Bohn, 57, o Tuscola, was crushed to deal Friday between a freight ca and a loading platform. The acci dent happened west of Tuscola a a fertilizer plum during switching operations. The body was shippe< to Lima, Ohio, where Bohn had liv ed until moving to Tuscola abou a year ago. "That the bar should provid counsel in every court in thi land for persons charged wit traffic offenses." "If you are vigilant in protec ing tile rights of the people .0 your communities, then the right of all Americans are safe indeed. Raps Civil Rights Stand Of Dirksen CHICAGO (AP)—A member of he U.S. Commission on Civil tights said Friday night that ienate Minority Leader Everett Dirksen, R-I11., "pussyfoots" on civil rights legislation. Dean Erwin N, Griswold of the iarvard University College of a\v addressed the annual banquet of the National Bar Associa- Dixon to Preside at Southwestern Plan Body Meet Monday .State Senator ,A. J. Dixon of Jellevllld is to preside when the ^-member Southwestern Illinois Ian Commission meets for or- ailizatlon at 1:30 p.m. next Monay «in Holiday Inn at Edwards- ille. The organizational plan, said fitiator Dixon, provides for the lection of four officers, a chau nan, vice-chairman, secretary, .nd treasurer, who with live oth- rs ' will constitute an executive board of nine to steer commis- ion activities. Senator Dixon, who with Repre- lentalive foul Simon of Troy was ,-o-sponsor of the. legislation by vliich the planning body for Madson and St. Clair Counties was created, said that he was pinch- iltting as a courtesy to Representative Simon who is on a European tour. He will hold the gavel at the initial commission meel- .ng Monday only until its officers are elected,, he said. Alton W. May, former head ot he county zoning committee, and Mayor P. W. Day, who have been lamed as commissioners, plan to attend the Monday meeting. Both said this forenoon thai they still are awaiting receipt of their commissions, believed to have been mailed to them. A number of appointments were announced this week by Gov. Otto Kerner who signed the bill crea- ing the commission three weeks ago. The bill provides $37,500 for expenses of the commission whose purpose is to plan development projects in Madison and St. Clair counties. The commission is expected' to appoint a director, and offer planning information f o r ;uidance of local authorities. A •epresentative of the State Board of Economic Development will be one of its members. Mental Patient Charged with Priest's Slaying NEW YORK (AP) - Robert Charles Burger, 18, a onetime mental patient, was charged with murder today in the slaying of Roman Catholic priest. Police in suburban Yonkers, where Burger was arrested, temed the slaying senseless. They said the youth offered no motive for the fatal stabbing of the Rev. Francis J. McShane, 42, in the Manhattan apartment ol the priest's sister. Burger was returned to New York for arraignment. Yonkers detective Anthony Tocco, who has known Burger foi two years and aided in the arrest, said, "He wasn't a bad kic but he had a terrible temper, very violent nature." Burger's mother is dead. Although his father is alive, he has been living in a foster home in Yonkers as a ward of the state, Father McShane, police said, befriended the youth when they met early Thursday in Yonkers They drove in separate cars to the apartment of the priest's sister, who was away on a cruise and the slaying followed. Police quoted Burger as saying Wood River Assessment increases $5,300,000 Snake Snared On Belle Street A 4i/-foot King Snake was found Friday evening crawling" along the 700 block of Belle Street. Here Bob Shaw (left) and Gene Holman are shown measuring it. Holman kept the snake overnight in a large jar. ' Retired Negro Pastor Loses LifeSavmgs SAN FHANC1SCO (AP) - A retired Negro minister 78 years old doesn't expect ever ta see the $13,* 866 In cash that disappeared with his wallet. ' "fhe world don't have the kind of people that would return that kind of money," the Rev, David Blckham said Friday. He withdrew the money — his life savings—from two banks so he and tils wife'Pearl, 73,. could buy a home nnd live in Hammond, Ln. Both suffer from arthritis and figured the wanner weather would help. Blckham withdrew the money In cashier's checks and — despite warnings—cashed them into $100, $500 and $1,000 bills. "These cashier's checks just didn't look like money to me," he said. The money apparently was lost on his way home on a bus. It was uncertain whether the min- WOOD ftWEft—Personal property and realVstate assessed valuation ui Wood River Township Increased $5,300,750 over the township's 1962 assessed valuation. Among communities East Alton ranked number one In community assessment Increases, with an estimated $8,800,000 over last year, due to new Business and annexation of industrial properties. , i he "went berserk out." and blackec Four Injured In Train Derailment WATERLOO, Iowa (AP)—Four persons were hospitalized early today with injuries suffered when five cars of Ihe Illinois Central "Land of Corn" passenger train derailed in suburban Evansdale. None of the four was seriously hurl, hospilal attendants said. Ten other persons were trealed for minor injuries and released. A spokesman at St. Francis Hospital identified the four as: Mrs. Clara Haffa, Long Beach, Calif.; Wheeler Cantrell of Chica;o, a dining car cook; Mrs. Angela Theisen, Chicago; and Lee E. Weekley of Evansdale The .westbound train, which runs' between Chicago and Waterloo, was nearing the western terminus of its run when, the last five cars went off the tracks. Several hundred feet of track ivas torn up by the mishap. None f the cars overturned. Railroad officials said they had not determined what caused the train to go off the rails. Boys Playing With Matches Started Blaze Two Alton boys, 6 and 7 years old, were placed on probation and turned over to juvenile authorities today after causing' a fire while playing with matches Friday. Damage was caused to a car and a house owned by Robert Funk, 608 Williams St. Friday morning as a result of a fire started when the boys were playing with matches in the car. The fire spread from the car to the wooden shingles of the •house. The fire was extinguished by Alton Fire Department and there was no estimate of damage. Sues Toy Firm for Injuries ister was pocket. the victim of a pick- I haven't got anyone to accuse; when f got home, it was gone, that's all," he said. "I guess we'll stay here now. We don't really have any choice." The couple owns a three-flat Robert 2ltt, tax assessor, that the assessed valuation of personal property and real estate In the township for 1063 totaled $196,336,790, as compared with the 1962 total of $191,636,040. Individual property showed reductions with the main Increases appearing In re-assessment of existing industrial properties for the quadrennial year, new Industrial construction, ndw business and new homes. Wood River Township is the first of the county's large townships to get their tax books into the county treasurer's office. Wood River and Granite City Townships both have 10 tax books. Alton Township has 13 books and Edwardsvllle and CoHtnsville Townships have .seven tax books each. Wood River's personal property assessed valuation totaled $52031,060, a $721,000 Increase due to new business houses., Automobile assessments f 6 r 1963 totaled $5,017,050 as compar- building, two of which they rent. Bickham came to San Francisco in 1945 from Louisiana where he had headed Baptist congregations and also farmed for 25 years, strawberries. ed with last year's $4,971,370. CHICAGO (AP)—A 5100,000 suit 'or damages has been filed against an Illinois firm on behalf of a New Jersey boy who lost his right eye playing with a toy missile launcher. The .suit, filed Friday in U.S. District Court, names the Ny- Lint Tool and Manufacturing Co., or Rockford as defendant. It charges the company marketed a dangerous toy. The action contends Stephen Dignam, 10, of Butler, N.J., suffered injury to his eye when he was testing a launcher purchased by his mother in August 1961. It says that when the launcher misfired, Stephen bent over it to find out what was wrong and was struck in the face by a missile that fired without warning. Ny-Lint is accused of failure to inspect the product properly and of failure to include directions and warnings of danger. Seaman Electrocuted On Chicago Dock SOUTH CHICAGO, 111. (AP)—A seaman from Gary, Ind., electrocuted Friday when came in contact with a cable stretched across a pier near his ship. Witnesses said Joseph van Santen, 20, apparently touched the cable while walking away from the Olga, which was tied up in the Calumet River. The cable was attached to a crane. Duane Evevold, 18, of Henning, Minn., the victim's cousin, said he stepped over the cable while walking from the ship after meeting Van Sante. The cable carried 4,000 volts. was he ion, a Negro attorney group. Griswold said it was nice of Sen. Dirksen to send a telegram of greetings to the NBA conven ion," but what does Dirksen do when the bill comes up—he pussy- :oots." He referred to President Kennedy's civil rights bill. "I am a Republican and I hope Republicans will see that it is good politics to support the bill and that it is what they ought to do." Griswold called the President's civil rights bill "strong and excellent. He has put it on righ grounds, not legalistic grounds but on moral grounds," > Attendant Assaulted In Gas Station Holdup ST. LOUIS (AP)-Louis Park er, a service station attendant suffered a fractured skull when ( holdup man struck him with a pistol Friday night. The bandit fled with an unde termined amount of money. Parker, 42, of Sparta, 111., was in serious condition in City Hos pltal. Police said a Negro iijan, about 28, entered the- Clark Service Sta tion and pulled the gun. He took Lhj> money, hit Parker on the and escaped. Buying, Selling., Swapping Automobile Trade at High Point, City Records Show White Man Slays Young Negro Girl JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP)-A white man who had 'engaged in a rock-throwing fight with Negro boys fatally wounded a 14-year- old Negro girl with a random shotgun blast from his car early today, police said. Police booked Vincent Lanza, 21, on a murder charge in the slaying of Serina Taylor, who was sitting on a porch when the shooting occurred. Lanza pulled up to the porch and fired the blast through his right rear window, police said. Earlier, according to investigators, Lanza and another white man had driven together through the neighborhood, firing blasts out of the car. Miss Taylor was struck in the right temple almost two hours after three white men and the Negro boys engaged in the fight. She died in Jersey City Medical Center. Demonstrations Planned in East St. Louis EAST ST. LOUIS, 111. (AP) — Negro leaders said today they will protest on Monday against alleged discriminatory employment practices at some East St. Louis banks and savings and loan associations. The leaders said demonstrations would include "sit-ins/ lay-ins, and whatever else is necessary," to prompt hiring of additional Negroes. James Peake said the youth council will eventually picket the The increase was mainly due to the purchase of new cars because automobiles were assessed at 40 per cenl this year, instead of 60 per cent and the number of cars assessed decreased from 11,937 in 1962 to 11,248 in 1963. Trucks doubled in number, but were also assessed at 40 per cent this year instead of last year's GO per cent assessment. Track assessments totaled $1,140,190 for 1,426 vehicles as compared with last year's $1,010,120 for 724 vehicles. Real estate assessments Increased $4,579,750 even though reductions on individual property totaled $385,600. Real estate assessments this year totaled $144,305,730 as compared with the 1962 total of $139,725,8980. First National Louis, Union Bank of East St. National Bank, Buying and swapping of auto- ujobiles by Altonians is proceeding at what appears to be a new high-record rate this year. The big volume of sales, both of new and used vehicles, is indicated in two ways by records at the office of City Treasurer M. 0. Elliott. Elliott said Friday afternoon that thus far he has issued 14,169 city auto licenses for the present calendar year, which Is 265 more than the final total of 13,904 for the entire year of 1962. Another indicator of the high volume of motor-vehicle trarisac- ATTENTION iii TRUCK and CAR DRIVERS We Repair and Change Ail Kinds of Tires, 124 HOUR ROAD SERVICE Insist On Union Service CALL HO 2-8623 HAPER'S 24-HOUR TOWiftC SEHVfCI tions is the issuance to date of 1,004 replacement stickers. Almost every call for a replacement sticker, he said, indicates that either a new or used car has been acquired after the owner bought city sticker. Elliott also his original 1963 has issued 106 half-year auto licenses since July 1. This added to the number of replacements, makes a total of 1,110 indicated car-sales trans- actions since the present year opened. For the entire year of 1962, Elliott noted, his office issued 1,252 replacement stickers. He expects last year's total to be considerably exceeded this year. The treasurer said that demand for replacement stickers always takes a decided bulge after new model oars come on the market, He expects ills present total of 1,004 will be largely Increased within the next month or two, Southern Illinois National Bank, Bank of Edgemont and the State Savings and.Loan Association. - Peake is the national field secretary for the youth council of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, He said the five firms employe only 22 Negroes of a total of 260 employes. AH but one of the Ne groes, he said, perform custodia or menial duties. The Leslie Distributing Co. in East St. Louis agreed Friday to hire two Negro salesmen after demonstration at the soft drink firm-by the yguth council, Giancana Loses Court Fight i Against FBI WASHINGTON (AP)-Sam. Gi- .ncana, reputed head of the Chi:ago underworld, has been denied, request to the U.S. Supreme -ourt that the FBI he ordered to top "constant surveillance" of lis activities. Justice Tom C. Clark denied ""riday Giancana's request that Clark overturn a ruling by the th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. The appeals court had reversed a preliminary restraining order against the FBI issued by the U.S. District Court, to wliich Giancana, 53, had complained, that he FBI put a 24-hour cordon of •chicles around his suburban Oak 'ark home. Justice Clark made no com- nenl. in denying Giancana's request, Army's Berlin Brigade To Be Reorganized By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BERLIN (AP) - The U.S. Army's 6,000-man Berlin brigade will be reorganized into a battle force with more firepower and mobility but fewer men, the Army said today. . The. reorganization will begin Sept. 1. ,, Tomorrow—Veterans Day • Veterans bunds and marching units. Free exhibits. f Veterans fumllles ndinUtea FBI5J2, Monday—Ladles' Day f Afri> Otto Koruer, hostess, t Tlirilllntf hitriit)«« raping Holiday on ice—6i80 and 8(80 f Debbie Prnjku in Woman's World SPRINGHSI.D Open Sunday All Day/ POTATOES 25 ,!i 89c Your Choice Crude A SMALL 6f 65 Qoi. •••••' Homegrown Tomatoes 4,0*^ byiket emit, ICEBERG LETTUCE « Head* BROADWAY & MAIN DRIVE-IK PRODUCE MARKET tot INVESTIGATE Millers' Mut AUTOMO INSURANCE More Protection a( a Lower Coal No Membership ftflt Davenport Office HO (S-C55J After fi p.n>. 460-3711

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