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SATUHDAV, AUUUST lU, 1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Obituaries O'Neil Mrs. Nellie B. O'Neil, 63, of Lincoln Place, Wood River, died at 7:30 p.m. Friday In Barnes jlosplln), St. 1/Mjk She had been a patient there since Sunday. Mrs. O'Neil was born April 7, 1900, In Effingham County; she has lived itl Wood River since 1925. In June, 1926, she married William F. O'Neil who died July 10,1955. She Is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Edith Clark of Bethalto; a son, Dennis of Wood River; and four sisters, Mrs. Mary Woody of Dledflch, Mrs. Aria Downs, Mrs, Bessie Mlkeworth, and Mrs. Hazel Perclvnl, nil of Effingham. Friends may call at Mark's Mortuary after 2 p.m. Sunday until the time of the funeral at 2 p.m. Monday. Services will be conducted by the Rev. Jack Adams, pastor of St. Paul's Methodist Church. Interment will be in Woodland Hills Cemetery. Boyd CARROLLTON - The Rev. Charles Boyd, 83, died early today In a Pontlac hospital. For the pust three years he had been a resident of Evenglo Lodge, Pontiac. The Rev. Boyd is the former pastor of the Methodist Church of Carrollton and lived in Carrol lion following his retirement. He served as interim pastor for the Bethalto Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Miss Irene Witt, who died Aug. 10, 1959. The body is at Simpson Funeral Home. Cusewelle Fred H. Gusewclle, 81, of Prai- rlelown died at 7:15 a.m. today In Slaunlon Memorial Hospital. He was born Feb. 21, 1882, in Prairietown to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gusewellc. He was engaged in farming in the Prairietown area. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Tillie Gusewelle; a son, Raymond of Prairietown; two daughters, Mrs. Lucille Meyer of Prairietown, and Mrs. Eleanor Niemeier of Belleville; and a stepdaughter, Mrs. Eileen Shelby of St. Louis. Two brothers, Edward and William C. of Prairietown; and three sisters, Mrs. Julie Henke of Belleville, Mrs. Clara Meyer and Mrs. Ella Bartels, both of Edwardsville, also survive. He leaves 14 grandchildren and t w o great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Jacoby-Weise Funeral Home in Bunker Hill after 2 p.m. Sunday. Funeral services will be Monday in the Prairietown Lutheran Church. Kopf Rites at Zion Church in Bethalto Funeral services for Mrs. Alvina M. Kopf were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in,the Zion Lutheran 'Church of Bethalto by the Rev. Duane A. Brunette. Burial was in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens, Pallbearers were Leonard Wilkening, Eugene Suessen, Vernon Helmkamp, Gary Neumann, Vernon Deist and Harold Albers. Walking Riles to Be at Clinton, HI. Arrangements have been made for the funeral service of Mrs. Pearl W. Watkirfs, who died Friday in Barnes Hospital, St. .Louis. Friends may call after 3 p.m. Sunday at the Harrington Fu neral Home, 201 S. Center St., Ginton, 111. Funeral services will be "conducted at the funeral home at. 2 p.m. Monday. Burial will be In Clinton Cemetery, UThant Offers Aid In Federation Study UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) -r If Britain agrees, Secretary' General U Thant will send survey teams to North Borneo and Sarawak to determine whether the people of the British territories want to join the Federation ol Malaysia, Thant stressed that condition Friday in agreeing to the request of Indonesia, Malaya and the Philippines to resolve the key point of their Malaysia dispute, To Survey Scope of Hospitals SPRINGFIELD - (Special) The 15th anmml sintc plan for construction of hospital and med- icnl core facilities will be reviewed by the Illinois Advisory Hospital Council at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, al the SI. Nicholas Hotel In Springfield. The council, comprised of 18 members appointed by the governor, acts in an advisory capacity to Dr. Franklin D. Voder, director of the Illinois Department of Public HcoJlh. The Hospital and Medical Facilities Survey and Construction Act authorizes use of federal funds as grants to assist In the construction of general, psychiatric, and chronic disease hospitals, nurse training schools and dormitories, public health centers, diagnostic and treatment facilities, rehabilitation facilities and skilled nursing homes. In order to participate in the program, each state must sui-vey its need for these facilities, develop and set forth a coordinated program for construction of additional facilities. Consideration of this year's plan by the Advisory Hospital Council and approval by Dr. Yoder and the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service, will enable Illinois to participate in federal funds appropriated by Congress. On the basis of. bills Introduced, the Illinois share will be between $6 million and $7 million for the $2 months beginning July $. Illinois communities will share in tliis allotment according to the need for facilities as established by the state plan priority schedule. Both non-profit associations and governmental agencies are eligible applicants for these funds. In addition to reviewingthe state survey and plan, the Advisory Hospital Council will make recommendations to Dr. Yoder regarding applications for funds from communities seeking to build hospitals and related facilities. The Surgeon General of the U.S. Public Health Service has recommended that eligible projects be approved in the order of priority which can be placed under construction at the earliest possible date. Eligible communities may receive up to one-third cost of their project from federal allocation. The remainder of the cost must be met by the applicant. Rusk to VisitWest Germany By PRESTON GBOVEH MOSCOW (AP)-U.S. Secretary oil State Dean Rusk flies to Bonn today to rally Wesl German support for the nuclear test ban treaty after wide-ranging talks with Soviet Premier Khrushchev on cold war issues. Rusk scheduled the 20-hour stop' over partly to soothe West German apprehension over the limited test ban pact which Communist East Germany plans to sign. Bonn fears the treaty could be manipulated to force recognition of East Germany and seal the division of Germany. West Germany wants assurance that the test treaty will not be used to jeopardize the freedom and security of West Berlin. Chancellor Konrad Adenauei and Foreign Minister Gerhard Schroeder were 'expected to insist to Rusk that the West receive such a guarantee before West Germany adheres to the treaty. They were expected to make similar demands in considering Khrushchev's proposals to ease cold war tensions — an East-Wes' nonaggresslon pact, reductions in military spending, and ground in spection teams 'on both sides ol the Iron Curtain to guard against surprise attack. Rusk planned to brief the Wesi German leaders on his week o; talks in the Soviet Union before returning to Washington Monday to drum up support for Senate ratification of the test ban treaty. Rusk conferred with Khrushchev for 2ty hours Friday at the Soviet premier's lavish Black Sea retreat in a relaxed meeting followed by a fast game ot badminton. Khrushchev, 69, claimed victory over Rusk, 54. "Practice,," Klu'ushchev said when Rusk tele him, "You play well." Among other things they discussed Germany, Berlin, trade, Laos, Cuba, and the nonaggres- sion pact. Rusk said that no conclusions were reached and that negotiations will continue through normal diplomatic channels. There evidently was no talk of a flummlt meeting, After a huge Russlan-style mea' on a porch overlooking the Rusk returned to Moscow. David LnwrcHcc Urges 'Equal Rights* for Taxpayers WASHINGTON - "Immoral!, ty" is such an all-inclusive word that maybe Edwin P. Neilan, president of the U.Si Chamber of Commerce, stretched his metaphor a little too far when he charged In a speech before the National Press Club here that some politicians practice seduction by subsidy." He said he found It "difficult lo rank such conduct higher In the moral scale than the association of politicians, party girls and spies in Great 3rilain." Mr. Neilan was perhaps trying Iramalically to draw attention lo he bribery and corruption which ixists in political Washington and vhich is consistently ignored. The act is that morals have reached such a low point nowadays in pol- tics thai many tilings which have )cen frowned upon in the pasl are today acquiesced in as normal and natural. Thus, what is the real differ- nce between the handing over of i bribe to a congressman by a nisinessman who wants a cer- ain piece of legislation passed 01- defeated and the proffer of an ippropriation lo be spent in a lislricl represented by a mem- >er of the House if he will change lis vote oi 1 corral votes of others on something deemed very important: lo an adminislralion in power? How many members of Congress have been given hints of possible appoinlmenl lo t h e jench, with ils life tenure, or a ligher post in government if they will "play ball" with an admin- stration? How many members of Congress have been threatened wilh reprisals through the with- lolding of projects or programs hey want for their districts or states if they fail to support cer- :ain administration measures? This is so widespread that is has come to be known in the parlance of Capitol Hill as "armtwisting." These tactics are usually attributed to some administrtlion emissaries on Capitol Hill. Not New Now, immorality is hardly new in political Washington, but il lakes a lot of nerve for any newspaper to call attention to il and give specific instances anc risk lawsuits. What members of Congress say in their speeches on the floor or In committee reports can be printed wilhoul fear of libel, but there is a timidity in the press abou naming names. There have been some nolable exceptions, a n c some courageous newspapers in Ihe past have revealed abuses in the spending of federal funds, as for example, when members o congress placed on governmeni payrolls relatives who did not do the work or put in the hours mat ,vould be required of other em- ployes. There have been exposures, too, of bribery in the executive branch of the government as in the famous Teapot Dome scandal of the 1920's. But, strangely enough, there i: not much exposed in connection with the chicanery and immoral methods by which committee majorities are sometimes obtained in Congress through promises of special favors at the taxpayers' expense. For years the phrase "pork-barrel bill" has been used in general conversation and in articles by newsmen aboul particular appropriations sought by members of Congress with an eye to winning votes back home. Some of these bills reflect the natural desire of a congressman or senator to do the utmost for h i s constituency, but all too often the expenditure is not justified hi the public interesl and sometimes, 10 make way for il, some other measure is sidetracked that is really more beneficial to the nation as a whole. Other Practices There are olher practices which are also immoral, if nol dishonest, but they are defended with the "everybody-is-doing-il" alibi. Thus, for instance, if a Democrat hi one district wants an appropriation passed that isn't worthy, hopes to get it with administration help, while a Republican in another district has little chance of getting such aid unless a conspicuously distressing set of circumstances demands the appropriation. This leads to campaign appeals for votes with the cry that "I can do more for you with a Democratic president than a Republican can." But svho can suy 11 is moral to spend the taxpayers' money in such a manner? Mr. Neilan may have gone too far In raising, even by inference, the question as to where on the ladder of immorality those individuals should be ranked who live off tlie earnings of dissolute persons in comparison with those politicians who misuse the funds of the taxpayers to get political advancement. Certainly, leaving aside all comparisons, it Is time more emphasis is given to the question of immorality in governmental affairs, For evidently many clergymen to whom, the public looks for moral guidance are so busy these days engaging in or encouraging others to participate in street "denv wurtraUons" that they don't seem Legislatures* Workloads Increasing B.V THE ASSOCIATED PKESS Has the mass of bills clogging he hoppers of America's 50 stale cglslntures bogged down these radllional centers of representative government to the point where they no longer can do their jobs? A sui-vcy by The Associated Press shows the amount of work tackled by state lawmakers this year was staggering. They worked heir way through more than 81,100 bills, an average of more than 1,'iOfl per state. Reporters compiling the figures nnde repeated references to struggles lo reduce the mass of egislalion, find lime to give bills while hearings, and get them out 'or debate before jammed session- end windups. Overwhelming There is evidence that the 7,783 stale lawmakers, many of Ihem 'armors and small businessmen with little governmeni experience, often feel overwhelmed. 'It is imipossible for an individual legislator lo be informed on all the bills," a reporter said n assessing Missouri's legislative problems. "Most are accepted on faith, on the recommendations of the committees which are supposed to consider and study them before letting them out for floor debate.' The 1,154 bills introduced in Missouri were below average for the nation and compared with a high of 8,977 for New York. The totals ranged down to Vermont's 477. The reports showed more than 30 state legislative bodies handled 1,000 or more proposals. The figures compare with 17,230 measures introduced in the two- year 87lh 'Congress, which ended Jan. 3. Of this total, 1,569 became law. Not New The problem is nol new and has been studied by committees both in and oul of governmeni. The Committee on Legislative Processes and Procedures of Ihe National Legislative Conference for example, observed in a 1961 report: "In recent years the people have come to realize, in increasing degree, that the capacity of stale governments to meet the demands placed upon them , requires the unshackling of the legislatures." If the number of bills passed is an indicator, the lawmakers are getting something done. Nearly 25,000 measures were passed this year. The range of problems is similar to many of those in Congress civil rights, huge appropriation bills, government employe sala ries, public works and taxes. Former President Herbert Hoover Killinger and Briggs Named to Commission EDWARDSV1LLE - Two members of the Madison County Board of Supervisors, Collinsville Supervisor Gilbert W. Killinger and Nameoki Township Supervisor Harry A. Briggs have been an- Boyof? Drowns at Alhambra EDWARDSV1LL [5 - A seven- ear-old Alhambra boy wading 1 a pond at his farm home rowned late Friday when he tepped into a hole and disap- Is 89 Today NEW YORK (AP) - Former President Herbert Hoover, wel along in a great comeback from a serious illness, celebrates hi; 89th birthday loday. As a concession lo his contin uing convalescence, however Hoover dispensed with the in formal news conference he cus tomarily holds the day before a birthday. But he issued a stalemenl ex pressing his confidence in Ameri ca and thanking "the thousands of good people who sent me mes sages of good will during my ill ness and greetings DOW for m.i 89th birthday." The former chief executiv works at his desk in his Waldor Towers suite for a time eacl day, is in good spirits, and is es pecially anxious to finish hi "Magnum Opus"—an unfinished history of Ihe pasl 30 years. Hoover will take time off from his "Magnum Opus" today spending the hours in his suit with members of Ills family. Hoover has lived to a riper age than any presidenl except John Adams, the second president wlto lived past Ihe age of 90. Castro Announces Farm Take-Over Plans HAVANA, Cuba (AP) - Prim Minister Fidel Castro plans to na tionalize those large farms i Cuba which still are in control o "bourgeois" landowners, But "there is no hurry," Cas Iro said Friday night in announc Ing a reorganization of Cuba' troubled agriculture. He spelled out few details. H predicted that 70 per cent of a farm land will pass into govern ment hands and the rest will b retained by small farmers, "II may lake 25 to 30 years to achieve the distribution, he tol the National Association of Sma, Farmers. "What we need now i increased production." to have the time or incliimtlo lo prepare sermons on the subjec ol immorality in government, Perhaps the taxpayer can clalrr that, so far as spending his mon ey is concerned, he, too, shoult have "equal rights'* — at least In an honest and fair dlsbursemeu of his earnings, (989, N.Y. Heraia-Trlfeuup, le eared. The body of Gary Olive was ecovered in about tour and one- alf feet: of water by his grand ather, Lawrence Olive, Alham- ra Fire Chief, Bob Klausler- neier and Madison County Deputy Coroner Robert. Dauderman The young drowning victim vas the son of Mr. and Mrs. Car Olive of Rle. 2, Alhambra. Gary and his two younger sis ers and a brother were wading ilong the edge of the farm pone ivhen he suddenly stepped into a lole and went under the water heriff investigators reported. The boy's mother, who arrived at the pond moments after ler son disappeared, summoned lary's grandfather. His body ,vas located after a 25-minule search of the pond. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Salem United Ihurch of Christ at Alhambra. Friends may visit: the Dauderman Mortuary in Alhambra af- ;er 3 p.m. today. Burial will be n the church cemetery. Urges School For Children On State Aid PRINGFIELD (Special) - Harold W. Swank, director of the II- inois Department of Public Aid, ssued instructions this week for county department staffs to place additional emphasis on their ef- orls lo encourage children in public assistance families to return :o school in September. Swank said he is particularly concerned with the child at the junior high school level or above, who will make a decision in the next two weeks concerning re- enrollment. He said that it is vi:al to their fulure welfare lhat .hey remain in school. During Augusl caseworkers will discuss with the families the importance of education lo the children to prepare them to compete 'or jobs in the future. Special efforts will be made to resolve any problem which might keep the child from returning to school. Swank's instructions coincided with President Kennedy's request thai during the month of August a nationwide effort involving all available community resources be focused upon the potential drop- oul. Swank has also instructed his staff to enlist the service of county welfare committee members and other interested persons in the community lo assist in the project. The August program is only added impetus to the constanl and continuing effort waged by staff lo combat the problem of the school dropout, Swank said. He reiterated his previous statements thai the school dropouts represent a large percentage of persons on public assistance rolls and raising the educational level of children in school now will be a big factor in reducing dependency in Ihe fulure." Swank said he considered this an opportune lime to commend Ihe participant in the tutoring program just completed in Ihe Easl St. Louis area. The program initialed under Ihe auspices of Ihe Governor's Conference on Literary and Learning was cited as an example of dedicated and well directed effort. Twenty-seven college students in the area, under the direction of a St. Clair County caseworker, tutored 30 potential dropouts over a six-week pperiod. The pattern for the project was established in Chicago where N o r t h- weslern University students have tutored hundreds of dropouts in the past year. Additional projects of this lype arc being planned for oilier sections of the stale. pointed to the 25-member Southwestern Illinois Metropolitan Plan Jommlssion. The two supervisors were appointed by County Board Chairman Harold Landolt. The commission organized for development ind planning of St. Clair and Vladison Counties was created in he last regular session of the talc legislature. The two-county board members vill take positions as commission nembers at a meeting Monday it 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, southwest of Edwardsville. Killinger now heads the xotiing ind subdivision control commit- ee of the county board. Hospital Notes EDWARDSVILLE — Two area palients were discharged Friday from St. Joseph's Hospital, Highland. Discharged were: Mrs, Patrick Kemp and daughter, 1444 Ladd Ave.; Mrs. Hazel Gilmore, 420 South Buchanan. Edwardsville Club to See Archery Show EDWARDSVILLE; — A demonstration of the ail of bow and arrow hunting will be offered by Ihe Edwardsville Archery Club al a meeting of Ihe Lions Club Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran School. Bob Dye and Fritz Markham members of Ihe archery club, will present the demonstration for Lions Club members and guests, A display of bows and arrows and target equipment will be made. Henry Renken and B i 1 Alexander have arranged the program. Sept. 16-17 were announced for the club light bulb sale. Greene Review Board Receives 57 Objections CARROLLTON - Fifty seven complaints were filed with the Greene County Board of Review by Aug. I Only 54 complaints had been filed In the same period of lime lasl year. Tlie Board members are investigating complaints this month prepalory to closing the books early in September. Ciirrollloii Notes CARROLLTON — The Rev. and Mrs. Durward Handling from Missouri are spending a few days wilh Ihe Rev. Handling's broth er-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Thaxton. Francis Retherford expects to return to his home here next having undergone major surgery several days ago in Our Saviour's Hospital in Jacksonville. Mrs. Mike Miccli and daughter of Chicago arrived Thursday to spend several days with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Verl Owens. F. L. Itmis npent Friday in Rosewood Heights with Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Olbert who will leave his weekend for their winter lome in Florida. Miss Grace Clark visited i n Vhite Hall Friday evening at the home of Jess Barnett and his laughters Miss Irene Barnett. Dr. and Mrs. David Linn and daughter of Poplar Bluff, Mo., 'ire spending the weekend here with Dr. Linn's mother, Mrs. T. H. Linn, and with other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. VVesley Goodman of Bei'dan and Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Brannan of Alton left Thursday on a week's camping trip in Kentucky. Lutherans Vote To Strengthen Church Relations Carrollton Girl to Teach al Auburn Mrs.Ritchey to Be Vocalist At Wood River WOOD RIVER — Mrs. Joan fttchey will be featured vocalist with Wood River Municipal band for a concert slated to start at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Among selections Mrs. Ritchey will sing are; "I Could Have Danced All Night" and "Till There Was You." Jean McCormick will direct the band in the absence of C. L. Hughes, who is on vacation. Among selections to be played by the band are: "Commandan- te" by Guentzel; "Blue Mist" by Osterling "Belmont Overture" by Hermann; "Nighl Flighl lo Madrid" by Leslie and "Beguine Festival" by Osser. Wood River AAUW Tea Sel for Sept. 15 WOOD RIVER — Members of the new membership committee of the American Association of University women Thursday night made plans for the club's annual new membership tea from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 15 in the home of Mrs. Edward Soliday of Bethalto. All university graduates interested in joining the organization are asked by club officials to contact either Mrs. Soliday or Mrs. Edward Voorhees of Wood River. Bob Nelson Heads Wood River Eagles Auxiliary Meets WOOD RIVER - Members of the Eagles Auxiliary Thursday voted to send a contribution to the state cerebral palsey project. They also made final plans for an area Eagles Auxiliary chicken supper Sept. 14 and Mrs. Joe Baker was named chairman. It was announced lhal the women will vote on a new trustee l|t the next meeting Aug. 22. The nv trustee will replace Mrs. ty Elmore, wlw has resigned. Post at Roxaiia ROXANA — Roxana Explorer Post 44 elected officers Thursday at the scout house and they are: Bob Nelson, president; Bill Stratton, vice president; Larry Wallace, secretary; Paul Howell, treasurer and Tom Grunge, quartermaster. Elected as representatives to the district cabinet are Steve Smith and Ron Market. The Explorers will go on the Admiral Sunday evening. George Arnold is Adviser, Harry Nelson, associate adviser and the Post is sponsored by the Wood River Moose Lodge. Circles Aleut ROXANA — The circles of the United Presbyterian Women of the First Presbyterian church met Thursday, The Hannah circle met in the morning at t h e home of Mrs. Oscar Kleinert on Central Ave. The lesson was given by Mrs. Arthur Mikkelson and devotionals were read by Mrs. Ralph Harris. The Priscilla circle met in the afternoon at die church. Mrs. Gerald Norvell read the devotion- and Mrs, Helen Radcliffe presented the lesson. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Wilma Burnett. The Ruth circle met Thursday evening at the church. Mrs. John Ruskin and Mrs. Duane Poling gave the lesson, and Mrs. Lewis Purdy gave the missionary lesson and served refreshments. CARROLLTON — Mrs. Bruce C. Barrow, the former Shiley Rae Roll, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Roll of this city, has accepted a position on the faculty of the high school in Auburn and she and her family will move soon from Gary, Ind., to Auburn to make their home. Mrs. Barrow's husband had previously accepted a position to teach science in the Junior High School in Springfield. Carrollton Notes CARROLLTON — Mrs. Samuel Klein will return to Fort Wayne, Ind., this weekend after a visit with her mother, Mrs. S. F. March, and with her brother-in- law and sister, the Guy Quick family,, who have just returned to the states from Hawaii. Mrs. Klein is being accompanied home by her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Black, who will be guests at the Klein home for a few days. Miss Sandra Baldwin left Saturday to return to Houston, Tex., after spending a vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Baldwin. Her brother, John J. Baldwin, is attending summer school at the University of Houston and will continue his studies in,engineering there this fall. Mrs. Pauline Gumm of Pittsburgh, Pa., is spending several weeks with her cousin, Mrs. L. O. Sullivan, and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Tapp Jr., and daughters of Wausau, Wis., lave arrived to spend a few days with Tapp's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Tapp Sr. Another guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Tapp Sr., is Mrs. Tapp's aunt, Mrs. Heber W. Regal, of Baton Rouge, La. Drive-In Burglary Reported at Shipmaii SHJPMAN—-Foreman's Drive- in restaurant was entered by burglars Tuesday night. A cigarette machine was broken into and cash was taken from a juke box. The same night the soap and coin machine was broken into at the Shpiman Laundra- met. The Foreman restaurant and Laundramet are in the same neighborhood on Route 16 at the west edge of Shipman. SHIPMAN — Mrs. Austin Jaynes will entertain the Shipman Women's Soctiety of Christian Service at her home on Wednesday at 2 p.m. By DICK SODEItlAlND HELSINKI, Finland (AP) — The fourth general assembly of the Lutheran World Federation today approved creation of a group to further friendly relations With other churches, especially the Roman Catholic Church. The move was called one of the most important decisions made in the closing work session. Under the recommendation ap proved by the assembly, a special Lutheran foundation on intercon- fossional research will be established—probably in Strasbourg, France—to further what the resolution called the ecumenical dialogue with non-Lutheran churches but especially with the Roman Catholic Church. The Roman Catholic Church held its own ecumencial counci lasl fall at the Vatican and plans to resume it this fall. World Wide Ecumenical means worldwide with subsidiary meanings of liber ly and tolerance. The new Lutheran commission which would continue work start ed several years ago by a study commission with, the same pur pose, will be independent in it work but closely related to th Lutheran World Federation. Moves to close the gap betwee: Catholic and Lutheran churche has been a prominent feature o the 12-day assembly here, marke by the invited participation < two official Vatican envoys. They have declared here th; the Vatican recognizes the Luth eran church as a brother churcl although not on the same lev' as their own. Oulgolng President Franklin ry of New York led the pro- ecdings of the assembly today. The assembly approved ft rec- mmcndalion by its section ott heology calling on Lutheran hurches n6t in altar and pulpit ellowship with olher member liurches of Ihe federation to jus- fy their position. Substitute A subslilute motion, introduced by Dr. Fredrick A. Schlotz, ^resident of the American Luthern Church, was defeated, tt pro- x>sed to requesl member church- is nol in altar and pulpit fellow- hip "to give serious considera- ion to entering into discussions hat might remove the barriers o fellowship." The delegates agreed to: —Create regional secretariats and a new post of assistant general secretary. —Revise Ihe federation's commissions. —Hold assemblies every six instead of five years. —Strenglhen material and sp!r- lual activities of Lutheran churches in Latin America. —Sel up an exchange program among younger African, Asian and Latin American churches. Other resolutions declared that the federation is not a "super- church" but a free association of churches, and expressed concern over the refusal of church and altar fellowship among some member churches. Delegates elect officers at the conclusion of the working session and the 12-day conclave ends Sunday with a festival in Olympic Stadium. MANAGUA—Nicaragua's Gen tral Bank will move to end the double standard of peso ex change now used. Mrs. A. V. Blumstein is visiting her uncle, Harry Newby, in Pierre, S.D. Mrs. Ethel Lack and son of Sallisaw, Mich., is visiting her daughter and family, Mrs. Albert Foul. Thursday, Aug. 15, the Plainview Homemakers Extension Unit will entertain their families with a barbeque cook out at Beaver Dam at noon. 'Eastern Triangle* Ordinance a Tribute To Founder of Alton Further tribute to the memory of Rufus Easton. who platted the original townsite of Alton in 1818, is to be officially provided through a city ordinance to be introduced in city council next Wednesday night. The ordinance will give the name "Rufus Easton Triangle" to the recently-improved little park site in the Easton Street "Y" at E. 3rd Street. Preparation of the ordinance was authorized three weeks ago by a council resolution passed at the suggestion of Alton Community Service League which cooperated with Alton Park Commission for reconstruction and beautification of the tiny park tract. Through a project of the Vigilant Improvement Assn. of Upper Alton, a drinking fountain was erected in the triangular park in 1.918 and dedicated to the memory of Col. Easton. Thus, the ordinance now pending will back up the action informally taken 45 years ago. Dedicated in 1818 The fountain, with its memorial tablets, was provided by funds raised stands by the VIA in the park and still site now beautified as a garden spot. It was dedicated on Governor's Day of 1918, which marked the centennial of Illinois as a state and, by coincidence, the 100th anniversary of the platting of Alton. Rufus Easton school also bears the name of the founder of "lower Alton". Two other ordinances, also called for by council resolutions, have been filed with City Clerk Paul Price for introduction next Wednesday, They apply to parking and traffic regulations. One provides that east and west traffic on Walker Street shall stop at Chamberlain; bans parking on the southerly side of Jefferson Avenue from State to Deneen; and sets a 20-mile speed limit on Gesche Avenue. This ordinance also provides that all churches may be permitted to erect directional signs showing the location of their churches providing such signs be standardized and erected only with approval of the directors of public works. Action Deferred Final action on a petition of Cherry Street Baptist church 11 Couples Licensed To Marry in Macoupin CARLINVILLE — A "land-office" business was done this week by Macoupin County Clerk Edward Young in his marriage bureau with the following couples applying for permits to wed; Francis Leo Welch, 24, and Kay Ann Young 21, both of Carlin- vlllei Donald Edward Bos, 19, and Mary Etta Fouls, 18, both of Auburn; Howard Phillip Flamm, 33, Greenville and Esther Flo Swagerly, 38, of Virden; Dennis Dale Hunt, 22, and Sharon Kay Myers, 22, both of Bunker Hill! Robert Nell, ge, end Reta Wray Whiteneck, 26, both of Syracuse, ind.; Lonnie Joseph Kalika, 21, and Marlene Ann Bedenk, 18, both of Staunton; Charles Carroll of Carlinville and Nellie Crawford of Palmyra, both legal ages; Jack L. Castloinan, 22, and Sandra J. George, 17, both of Virdi-n; Daniel Floyd Jenkins, 22, and Margaret Bernlco Kalan, 20, both of Bunker Hill; Roy Allen Lee, 20, of Carlinville and Sara Alice Arnold, 21, of Abbeville; John D. Browning, 23, of Pittsfield and Connie VfVUiG Ti'uylov, 19, of Vlrden. f for such signs has been held up pending the enactment of the proposed enabling measure. The other ordinance calls for the removal of two parking meters on the east side of State Street immediately north of W. 3rd and banning of parking in the space now provided by the two stalls there. Band Will Give Concert AtHardin HARDIN — The summer band program of the Unit 40 schools will close this evening, when the bands will present an outdoor concert on the lawn in front of the Hardin Grade School. The program will open at 7 D.m. with a short concert by the grade school band. The high chool band will Ihen perform, vith a program composed primarily of marches and lighl num- Ders. The bands have completed a six-week summer session. Relative Killed HARDIN — Relatives here have jeen notified of Ihe dealh of Mrs. Fern Hall, who was fatally burned in a stove explosion last Friday. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Church of Christ al Nebo. Mrs. Hall is survived by her :iusband, Norman, and two sons, Robert and Gary; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Sidwell of Nebo, and two sisters and a broth- Legioii Auxiliary HARDIN — Members of the American Legion Auxiliary here, who attended the department convention in Chicago last weekend, will give a report of their activities at the unit's regular meeting Monday night in the Legion hall. Those who attended were Mrs, Paul Aderton, Mrs. William Slone and Mrs. Howard Devine. Among others from Ihe counly who al- tended Ihe conclave were Mrs, C, C. Gimbel and Mrs. Josephine Dirksmeyer of the Kampsville unit, Bunker Hill Youth Enlists in Navy BUNKER HILL - Kenneth P. Duncan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Duncan, has enlisted In the U. S. Navy and is stationed at Great Lakes. Youth Institute BUNKER HILL - Ten young people from the Methodist Church will leave Monday morning far a week at the Methodist Youth Institute at McKendroo College in Lebanon, They are: Janet and Steven Olds, VerJa Voyles, Itay Tiona, Sherry J«yiwB, Cheryl Acunclus, Diane Luwloji, Junot and Lurry Howard, and Stuidra llolstlno. Mrs. Victor Herman will an toucher and to up her jbti ua imu'kut by "Adher tob»c-

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