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ALfOft EVENING TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, FAIR AND COOL Scattered showers and thunderstorms are predicted for Tuesday night in the Atlantic coast states from Maine to Georgia, in the Tennessee valley, in parts of the southern Plains, parts of the northern Plateau and in the north Pacific coast states. It'will be cooler in the northeast; warmer in the southeast, (AP Wirephoto Map) Disarmament Still Is a Long Way Off By JAMES MABLOW .Associated Press News Analyst WASHINGTON (AP) - World disarmament won't be one step nearer when the Senate finall, votes its expected approval of ; limited nuclear test ban treaty. A test ban—important as it is perhaps, as an opening to better relations with Russia—is a minoi episode compared with disarmament. Under this treaty the United States and Russia will retain their full supply of nuclear bombs, enough to devastate the earth. They will go on testing under ground to develop more weapons. The treaty simply bans tests in the atmosphere, outer space and in the oceans. President Kennedy and, Mon day, Secretary of State Dean Rusk, said this country will con- inue underground tests. One was Ired Monday. The present debate over the Berlin Wall Is 2 Years Old Today By JOHN 0. KOEHLER Associated Press Staff Writer BERLIN (AP)—Security forces were beefed-up on both sides of Berlin today as the divided city marked the second anniversary of the Communist-built wall^syrnbol of both tragedy and courage. During the night, West Berlin police reported they heard an explosion in the southern outskirts of East Berlin accompanied by a roar of flame 30 feet high. They said they also heard one shot fired. West Berlin police had no idea what had happened. Heinrich Albertz, deputy mayor and security chief, called on West Berliners, meanwhile, to remain calm and not repeat last year's anniversary riots. Appeal "Demonstrations won't get us anywhere. They lead us to trouble," he said over the radio. British commanders in the tripartite city declared East Berlin off-limits for British forces today, except those with duty there, while American authorities appealed to U.S. soldiers and civilians to stay out of the downtown The check would have to be East sector. constant. Then there's the prob- French forces set up an ar- lem of nuclear weapons. Disarm- mored car patrol along the part of the wall bordering their sector; British and American troops reinforced their crossover points into East Berlin. Communist East Germany increased the number of border guards. At various points along the concrete, barbed, wire-topped barricade, West Berliners scheduled memorial services for visdom of the .test treaty is an nsight into the debate ahead if his country ever considers a disarmament treaty. Disarmament seems unlikely in this generation, at least, no mater how much clamor smaller na- ions make about it. The United States, despite its expressed concern over the years about disarmament, would probably be the last to agree to it. There are several reasons. One of the most obvious is the 'ailure of the United States and Russia mis time to ban underground tests. This country feels confident it can detect tests above ground but not under. To prevent cheating, it wants an inspection system. ' That would mean putting American inspectors in Russia and Russian inspectors ip American territory, or international inspectors in both. The Russians complain inspection is spying. They wouldn't agree. United ban underground tests. If the United States and Russia agreed to disarmament—an even more difficult inspection problem Without inspectors, the States wouldn't agree to rived from Washington reporters he believed —the Senate would hardly approve without a check. anient without abolishing nuclear veapons wouldn't mean much. But the United States and Rusia have nuclear weapons, com- ng out of their ears. Would the Senate ever feel sure Russia was not hiding some? There's another problem: numbers. The Russians and Red Chinese have far more manpower han the West and could put the wall's victims—the dead, the imprisoned and those separated from families and friends. West Berlin police stationed reinforcements along the wall to keep any demonstrations from turning violent. On the first anniversary last year, several thousand West Berliners attacked Soviet vehicles with rocks and bottles and unleashed tear gas battles between East German bordei guards and Western police. Sealed Exit On Sunday, Aug. 13, 1961, East Germany's Red regime sealed of. West Berlin to stem the tide of refugees from communism. The day before, a new refugee was registered every 40 seconds in West Berlin. In July, a total of 30,415 had fled. Protected by tanks and heavily armed troops, workmen began unrolling hundreds of miles of barbed wire along the border be tween West and East Berlin. Thousands of angry West Berliners threatened the next day to tear the wire away with their bare hands, Communist armored cars bayonets and water cannons kepi them back. Two days later, bricklayers went to work, The wall has since become the most formidable forti fjcation in the heart of Europe winding like a deadly snake for 2614 miles through the city, It separates' about 500,000 o West Berlin's 2.2 million people from relatives on the Comrnuhis side. Another 1W» miles o/ triple barbed, wire with 111 watch towers fences off the city's outer borders from East Germany. Since Aug. 24, 1961, when. Red iMbmacjilne guns mowed down Gueniher Uftln, 25, as he triec to reach West Berlin, at least 5C persons have been killed at the wall. more armies in the field. But nuclear weapons can destroy more territory and kill more people than all the armies. American nuclear weapons balance off Communist armies. But if nuclear weapons were abolished by this country, the odds would be reversed any time the Communists wanted to break a disarmament treaty and rebuild their armies. The tendency since the war, in considering disarmament, has been to think in terms of the United States and Russia. Russia's relations with Rec China have become wretched. The time might come when Russia would trust the United States enough to disarm. But could it trust the Red Chi nese? And how could it dare to disarm unless the Chinese did too. But the Chinese insist that war with the West is inevitable, tha capitalism won't surrender peacefully) and therefore the West mus be overwhelmed. How could the United States disarm with the Chinese loose ii the world with that attitude: The Senate would have a nightmare over that. By one of the strangest paro doxes in history the big powers have armed so much they're afraid to disarm. So long as they stay nuclear armed, they're afraid to take chances with each other. Fear has become an antidote for aggression and the search fen peace has its roots in terror. DIAL HO 5-4271 Convenient Shopping Plow) Shopping Confer WeatherForecast Alton and vicinity — Generally fair and pleasantly cool tonigh and Wednesday. High in • the low to mid 80s on Wednesday Low tonight around 60. Outlook for Thursday mostly sunny and little warmer. Suit Delays Jimenez Extradition MIAMI, Fla. (AP)—A paternity suit appeared today to" be the only barrier holding up return of Marcos Perez Jimenez, former Venezuelan dictator, to his homeland to face trial for embezzlement. The U.S. State Department announced Monday menez, accused that Perez Ji- of embezzling more than $13 million in public funds, would be extradited. A chartered plane was sent from Caracas to take him home. It was the first time the United States approved extradition of a former chief of government and it climaxed a legal fight lasting more than four years. Perez Jimenez, however, remained in federal custody in the Dade County •• jail where he has been since Dec. 12, 1962, while his attorneys explored every legal avenue of escape. The latest development came last Thursday when Judge Robert Anderson of Dade County Circuit Court signed an order forbidding Peree Jimenez to leave the court's jurisdiction. \ : . ,i Anderson also sighed ah' order for Perez Jimenez to put up '$300,000 bond pending outcome of a suit by Ilona Marita Lorenz, 26, of Miami. She seeks to tie up his assets while the courts decide whether a $75,000 trust fund he al- egedly established for her and her 5-year-old daughter will be recognized. Irving Jaffe, a special attorney for the Department of Justice, ar- and told Anderson vould waive jurisdiction and not nterfere with Perez Jimenez' deportation. He told reporters, "We hope to •lear this tiling up by the end of he week." Also arriving in Miami were Counsellor Raul Nass, who came rom the Venezuelan Embassy vith a warrant for Perez Jimenez. With him was Howard Westwood, one of the attorneys representing he Venezuelan government. A military uprising threw Perez Jimenez out of office in January 1958. He came to Miami from the Dominican Republic in March of hat year, taking up residence with his wife and four daughters a $400,000 mansion at Miami 3each. His personal timated at $700 fortune was es- million in a federal court'suit early this year. "During my administration my country became prosperous," Perez Jimenez strange that I said. "It is not prospered along with other people. This prosperity svas not from embezzlements but from the participation in legitimate businesses." Union and Box Board Meeting Set The union and the Alton Box Board Co. will meet at the Federal Mediation Service's offices in St. Louis Wednesday as the strike at the Godfrey plant entered its 13th day. Seventy employes, who are members of Local 409 of the Printing Specialities and Paper Products, went on strike Midnight July 31 when the two-year contract expired. Committee To Vote on Tax Cut WASHINGTON (AP)-A propos al to cut most Americans' incom taxes an average of 1514 per cen approached a crucial vote today in the House Ways and Means Committee. The plan was worked out by the Treasury to complete a tax bll the committee has been putting together for most of the year. The House is expected to take up the legislation early next month. Ac tion may take longer In the Sen ate, despite President Kennedy's pleas that a tax cut be enactec this year. One key member of the com mlttee said a vote by the tax writing grdup would come soon perhaps today. Several said they expected agreement on rates approximating those proposed by the Treasury which revised its own earlier suggestions to conforn with changes the committee has made in other parts of the tax program. Reduction As unveiled Monday before the committee by Secretary of the Treasury Douglas Dillon, the re vised proposals would result in a net reduction of $10,645,000,000 in individual and corporate tax rate: by 1965. Kennedy's proposals in January were estimated to net a $10,320,000,000 reduction. Thus, the administration re shaped Jts rate reduction proposals to come up with approximately the same net result after taking into account changes made by the committee in 'the President's revenue-raising proposals. A major factor, Dillan said, was the committee's rejection of a ! E>er cent floor under itemized de ductions. This provision woulc iave cut down itemized deductions—for local taxes, interest charity and the like—by allowing only the amount in excess of per cent of a taxpayer's income. By rejecting it, the committee wiped out more than two-thirds of the $3 billion pickup in revenue :he administration counted on in its original tax proposal. The committee did restore in a sense a pickup of about $500 million by disallowing certain state taxes, principally those on gasoline, cigarettes and liquor. Confirmed Need The pattern of economic development since the President's message in January has served :o confirm the need for a net tax reduction of $10.3 billion, Dillon said. "While progress so far this year las been somewhat better than earlier expectations, the outlook or reducing unemployment, in the absence of substantial tax reduc- ion, has certainly not improved, said. The tax rates advanced by Dilon range from 14 to 70. per cent n place of the 14 to 65 spread iriginally proposed. Present rates •un from 20 to 91 per cent. The Treasury figured that, under its proposals, a married man vith two dependents who earns 5,000 a year and claims average (eductions would save $65 of his present $300-a-year tax bill. A $10,00-a-year-man in the same situation would save $202 of his pres- nt $1,196 tab, a $20,000-a-year- man $626 from his present $3,410 ab, and a $50,000-a-year-man ;2,207 from his $14,576 tax bill. Taxpayers at the high and low ends of the scales would get the ijggest proportionate saving. Present rates range from 20 per cent on the first $2,000 of tax- .ble income to 91 per cent on income over $200,000. Under the administration proposal, the bottom $2,000 bracket vould be split into four $500 brackets, taxed at 14, 15, 16, and 7 per cent. The climb in rates vould stop at incomes over $100300, which would be.taxed at 70 per cent. Two-thirds of the savings for individual taxpayers, under the proposal, would go into effect Jan. 1, he rest a year later. Landslide Kills 200 in Himalayas KATMANDU, Nepal (AP)—An estimated 200 Nepalese were killed by a landslid 60 miles west of Katmandu, according to unconfirmed reports reaching here today. The reports said troops and police are engaged in rescue work n four villages hit by the slide ;rom a Himalayan mountainside. Some survivors have been brought to Trisuli Bazar, 10 miles the southeast. to i\ j Open 9 to 9 Mon- to Sat, FINE PAINT FAMOUS WALLPAPiR ART MATERIALS iASTGATi PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER Phont 364-8S28 ! On MMPtite. TELEGRAPH DELIVERED BY BOAT Due to the closing of the Clark bridge for repairs, copies of the Telegraph are being delivered by boat to the Missouri side of the river. C. F. Norton (right), circulation manager, has delivered the first copies to the carrier, Eric Adams (kneeling) ', and H. N. Anderson, who brings the boy to Harbor Point to pick up the papers. The bridge will remain closed until or shortly before Labor Day. Mrs.GraceHenry Is Convalescing After Operation Mrs. Orville Henry, executive director of Alton-Wood Rivei Chapter of American Red Cross, is convalescing at St. Joseuh Hospital following a gall bladder oper ation. Mrs. Henry entered the hospital Aug. 4th, and was operated upon the following day. FiremenMeet To Discuss Negotiations ;• i its 1 -- {^7 .*••• " • -• i, '•. i' i 1 WASHINGTON (AP)—The top policy group of the Brotherhood if Locomotive Firemen met to- lay in readiness to consider any >ossible proposal for solution of he stalemated railroad work rules dispute. The committee of 156 general chairmen met at a downtown lotel prior to an afternoon meet- ng with Secretary of Labor W. Villard Wirtz, along with other negtiators for engine crew members, the Brotherhood of Locomo- ive Engineers. The group elected A.L. Miller Topeka, Kas,, general chairman for the Santa Fe Railroad, as chairman of the special con- erence sessions. H.E. Gilbert, lational president, opened the meeting. No settlement plan has been advanced by either the rail car- iers or the five unions, including firemen, involved in the dispute. But the committee of general chairmen is authorized to atify any settlement that may >e proposed. Following the election of Miller, the group heard a report on progress of negotiations and pro- x>sed legislation aimed at set- ling the 4-year long dispute hreatening a nationwide rail strike. A.C. Byron, Negotiating Committee chairman for the firemen, delivered the report to the closed meeting of general chairmen. The firemen officials were summoned from all parts of the coun- ry after'Wirtz explained that the carriers had refused to negotiate urther with engine crew unions until it could be shown that an agreement could be ratified immediately. Wirtz, closing a full day and night of meetings with union mid carrier representatives on the eve of the general chairmen's meeting, had this to say: "There still are significant issues on which there is disagreement." WE DO OUR OWN FINANCING AT SLACK In Old Band Room To Install 13 Snack Vend Machines at High School Feel French Preparing Nuclear Test ALGIERS, UP). — French Army convoy activity led to speculation today that a new French nuclear :est is imminent in the Algerian Sahara. ,The London Daily Telegraph said France may 'conduct a test underground. Both the French and Algerian governments maintained silence on this and other reports about the prospects. Underground testing is sanctioned under the limited nuclear test Dan treaty drawn up by the United States, Britain, and the Soviet Union in Moscow, and since signed by many nations, but rejected by France. Signers renounce tests in the atmosphere, outer space and under vater. French army trucks specially itted for desert travel are mov- ng thousands of tons of test ma- erial from a walled, 12-acre de- rot on the outskirts of Algiers. The cargo has included 60 miles of heat resistant quartz cable- user in detonator systems. Experts said a French test se- les begun last year is aimed at perfecting a hydrogen bomb triggering device. They expressed be- ief about 10 underground'explo- sions have been carried out in his series. Petition on Alley Sent To Council A petition to keep closed a 12- bot'alley'at the middle of the 3300-block of Agnes Street, or in the alternative to retain it as a utility easement, has been filed for submission to City, Council, Wednesday night. The petition bears 14 signatures. It states that opening this "dead- end" alley would benefit only one of the five adjacent lots. The 3300-block of Agnes . extends between North Rodgers and Alfaretta avenues. Thirteen automatic vending machines offering sandwiches, milk and soft drinks, pastries, ice cream, fruit juices and candy 'will be installed in the former band room at Alton High School before school starts. The room has been converted into a "snack bar." The Board of Education approved Monday , night a bid from Acme Vending Co. for installation of 10 machines. The school district will receive 10 per cent of gross sales from one pastry machine, two ice cream machines, two candy machines, one' fruit machine, aric one potato chip machine.' It wil receive 25 per cent of gross sales from one juice machine. A sandwich machine is to be rented .for $30.50 per month with the school cafeteria supplying the sandwiches. A change machine will be supplied at no cost. Police Find Hideout of Train Robbers LONDON (API-Scotland Yard announced today that police have found the hideout used by the gang which carried out the world's greatest mail train robbery. The hideout is Leatherslade Farm at Oakley, 53 miles northwest of London. A truck and two army type vehicles were found there. The police announcement said an intensive search was going on in the area but it appeared the robbers had left three days ago. Some mail bags were found but there was no trace of the million pound ($7 million) loot taken from the Glasgow to London mail train robbery. The brick farm house is in an isolated area. Its windows were blacked out, A large supply of food was found there. Fingerprint experts and other police scientists were rushed to the area. The district was sealed off. There were indications the ban dit gang, believed to number 20 or 30 men, had been in the Buck- inghamshire house several days and were trying to, burn or bury something when they left In hurry. Earlier police officials hlntec that a woman may have helpec mastermind the robbery Thurs day in which the loot was papei money. tebWAKfcSVILLE ~ Harold Landolt, chairman of the Madl- sonCounty Board of Supervisors, will be absent at Wednesday's monthly board meeting when a resolution to abolish county-wide zoning is expected jo be Introduced on the floor for a vote. Landolt, supervisor from Alhambra, Is confined al St, Frances Hospital at Lilchfield. .In order to conform with board procedure, County Clerk Ettlalia Hotz \viir open the meeting tomorrow and seek nominations from the-floor for a temporary board chairman to preside at the regular monthly session. .;:, Although Landoll voted .against the zoning ordinance when It was enacted last February reflecting rural opposition, he In his position as head bf the' couhly board has cooperated fully with administration and enforcement of zoning regulations in unincorporated areas of the county. The county board 5-member zoning committee, by a 3-2 vote will recommend defeat of a move to rescind the zoning law in operation now for only five months. Introduction of a repeal measure at last month's meeting by Collinsville Township Assistant Supervisor Joseph H. Carrlllo brought a flood of calls, and personal contacts to members of the board. Leading opponents of zoning are rural residents and members of the Madison County Taxpayers Assn. who will be represented at the board meeting tomorrow. Zoning committee Chairman Gilbert Killinger of CollinsviUe today exhibited a number of letters he received from residents, civic leaders and organizations who strongly favor defeat of the zoning ordinance. One letter was received from the St. Louis Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce President Aloys P. Kaufman who said that development of the east side and St. Louis area is dependent on effective zoning regulations. Other letters were received from the Tri-City Chamber of Commerce, Wood River Township Chamber of Commerce, Electrical Workers > Uhip'rt 309; Council of Southern ^Illinois Construction and Building Trades, Wood Wire and Metal Lathers International Union and E. D. Underwood of Rosewood Heights. First Lady Reported Doing Well OTIS AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. (AP)—First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy is looking forward to going home from the military hospital suite where she has been since last Wednesday. There was no official word when that will be. Mrs. Kennedy's recovery from the Caesarian birth of her third child, who died less than two days later, has bee.n proceeding well. Normally, hospitalization after such a birth could last one to two weeks. There have been well- placed rumors that she might leave the hospital sometime after the President returns here tonight. With the President back in Washington, Mrs. Kennedy's sister, Prinpess Lee Radziwill, has been her only family visitor. She came to the hospital after Kennedy's departure Monday afternoon and remained Into early evening. FURNITURE ind APPLIANCE 60, 203 W, Third 5r.~Downtown Allen Long YerimMUlany, Many Month* to Pay I TOMORROW REPUBLICAN PAY t Holiday on Ice: 0:3i NOW THRU AUG. Uth SPRINGFIilD f Teeage dancing atop 1 ;'rijof garden, '-"'.'^., f Flight, without wings, of W ' " f 20,000 Fre« exhibit*. FREE GATE AFTER 5 P. Buddhist Monk Kill. Self by Five SAIGON, Viet Nam (AP) •» A Buddhist novice monk siljJpsd out of his pagbdn during the flight and burned himself to dentil In protest against the South Vletftttniese government of President Ngo Dlhn Diem. It wns tlit< third-.Buddhist suicide by fit4 and V f611owed a suicide attempt Monday night by a girl In Saigon who tried to out off her nrm with.a hatchet4 Stunned Buddhist leaders said they had not authorized the novice, Thleh Thanh Tuc, 17, to take his life. The leaders appeared to be losing control of the suicide tactic they bagnn two months ago. The charred body of tho novice WHS found this morning outside a pagoda three miles west of the central Vietnamese city of Hue. He apparently soaked his clothing in kerosene and touched a match to himself about 2 a.m. He died alone and his body was found four hours later. Reliable sources said the monk left behind four loiters, all protesting the |x»rsocullon which Buddhist leaders charge to the Roman Catholic-dominated Diem government. Thousands of Buddhists were reported en route to the scene from Hue. It was reported that the procession was orderly and police made no attempt lo Interfere. Hue, ancient capital of Viet Nam, was the scene of the Initial outbreak in the bitter dispute between the Buddhists and the Diem government. The girl who tried lo kill herself was Mai Tuyet An, 18, a Saigon University student. Monks and nuns found her screaming incoherently in Saigon's main pagoda, her arm crushed. They bandaged her arm and reluctantly look her to a hospital after the American Embassy refused to supply a doctor. , SIU Lets (Continued from Page 1) investigation could be completed. They said bids and cost estimate conflicts earlier.this year might simply represent unexpected increases in costs.. A, delay, they said, could mean more expense to taxpayers later. Also, the Edwardsville campus is to accommodate 5,000 students. The SIU divisions at East. St. Lou-, is and Alton, which.\yill send,students to Edwardsville, : already represent nearly 5,000 students. Board member Arnold H. Mare- monl, who proposed a grand jury bid investigation last month,.was absent from today's meeting. The science building's general construction contract went to Fruin-Colnon Contracting Co. of St. Louis at. a bid of $2,549,000. Other contracts include: Fowler Plumbing & Heating Co., Centralia, $542,800 for plumbing;- Usher. Brothers Heating Co., Chicago, $318,888 for heating; Mike's Electric Co., Alton, $432,000 for electric work, and Hehsbn- Robinson Co., Springfield, $250,000 for ventilation. Avoid (he Hush/ Coll Us Now for ... ORIENT Furnace Lump & Stoker COAL Prompt Clean Delivery. Also Complete Fuel Oil Service. MISSISSIPPI VALLEY GOAL GO, HO 2-1841 SCHOOL TIME SPECIALS FOR THE BOYS—A "Budget Buy" If ever there was one. Hejwy,,13y 4 -, oz. jean, zip-fly, swing pockets, in Regular or Slim size 4 to 16 only $1.69 or 3 for $51 And,-Campus school sportshlrls, regular 1.08, on "Budget Buy" for,2 for $3, (n sizes 4 to 18. aoiPlasa, Alton. 1 FOR THE GIRLS-A "Budget Buy- to take the sting out of buying for school. Woolen skirts In plaids and solids, size 4 to 14, well-made, full-cut, -only $2,98. And, blgum In white's, and solids, from $1.19 up. Phone; 46J.97«l. , ; * . •;. SHOES FOR BOYS And as usual Snyder's prices are lowest., no kidding I Same brands your grandfather and grandmother bought, $3.00 up. Plus, assurance that your child will be prop* erly measured and fitted, and not lust measured by eye or fitted by me stock pn hand. Uke at many places, 3rd & Plasa, Alton • f:

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