Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 14, 1963 · Page 2
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Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, August 14, 1963
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ALTON EVENtNG , AUGUST 14,.1&$3 CONTINUED FAIR AND COOL Scattered showers and thunder- as well ns in southern Idaho. It will be storms are expected tonight in the cooler on the east coast; warmer in southern Plains, the Gulf coast states southern Florida and the central IMa- and part of the lower Mississippi valley teau. (AP Wirephoto Map) Weathe rFo recas I Council to Open Bealed Bids on Tractor Device By .IAMBS MARtOW Associated Frras News Analyst WASHINGTON (API-Washington is in a slow swirl, psycholo gienlly and politically. It waits for the massive civil rights demonstration Aug. 28, hoping that whole memorable day will go off peacefully. Negotiations between railroads and unions are stalemated. Unless some way is found to stop it, there will be a railroad strike Aug. 29. The arrival and departure ot 100.000 or more demonstrators in one day, even if everything is City Can Avoid Tearing Up 1 i Blocks of Street Under an easement to be given by Springman Lumber Co., Alton \vill be able to avoid cutting into a block and a half of the E. Broadway pavement in construction of the planned Cherry-Monument Interceptor sewer. The City Council at its meeting • tonight is expected to approve execution of the easement which is -desired in connection with bids to-be taken Sept. 9 on the south side interceptor system. The Cherry-Monument interceptor is one of the divisions of the southside project which is to pick up and carry to the sewer reduction plant all sanitary sewage from the westerly side of the city. It is to be a 42-inch duct. Under the plans of Sheppard, Morgan & Schwaab, the city's consultant engineers, the 42-inch Cherry-Monument interceptor is to extend west on or adjacent to the southerly side of E. Broadway for two blocks from Monument past Vine to Cherry, thence south into the city commons on the riverfront. Public Works Director Paul A. Lenz said today that under plans of .-Engineer C. H. Sheppard the Broadway section of the sanitary sewer will extend for IVfc blocks over the easement south of the curb line to be obtained from the Springman Co. ; This. will not only mean a reduction in construction cost, he said, but will avert cutting into tlie Broadway pavement for all but the easterly half-block of sewer as it approaches Cherry Street, i The section along E. Broadway will pick up bewage from 'the ; ex- .isting Broadway sewer at Monu- riient, Vine, and Cherry, Lenz explained, and will relieve its present overloaded condition. : Under the council resolution, the easement would be obtained at token consideration of $1 and would give the city the right to construct and maintain the nesv sewer under an 8-foot strip. On completion of the sewer the Springman Co. would have right to continue use of the 8-foot, strip, except for possible erection of buildings over it. The company would also .have right to connect its property to the sewer, but would then pay aj sewer use charge. Bold Pair Steals Car At Agency Alton police today were contin-i uing investigation of the theft of 1 a 1963 demonstrator Pontiac stolen in daylight Tuesday afternoon from Quality Pontiac, 801 Broadway. The vehicle was stripped and abandoned near Mitchell. Theft of the vehicle was made near a rear door of the agency where Stan Hildendorf, a salesman for the firm, had parked the vehicle, a short time before it was taken at 4:23 p,m. The bold theft was first noticed a man greasing the rear of the New Leads In Train Robbery By JOHN GALE LONDON (AP) — British police Investigating the great mail train robbery followed up a new avenue of leads today uncovered by the discovery of a lonely farm that was the gang's hideout. Scotland Yard had: The name and address of a man to whom the farm was sold less than a month ago. A description of a charming, expensively dressed man who came to collect the keys. Descriptions of a ginger-haired tranger and a brunette woman seen in the district by suspicious country folk. Although the police appeared to be making progress, there was no trace of the more than $7 million snatched from the Glasgow-London night mail train last Thursday. Detectives, fingerprint men and other police experts swarmed over Leatherslade Farm, the robbers' den 18 miles from the scene of the crime. An unconfirmed report- said' an underworld source had furnished the names of 10 criminals supposed to have taken raid. Alton and vicinity — Generally fair and pleasantly cool through Thursday. Low tonight mid 50s. High Thursday in the low to mid 80s. Extended Forecast i Southern Illinois — Tempera- jtures will average 2-6 degrees be- jlow- normal thrugh Monday. A j slow wanning trend is likely for jthe remainder of the week, but ; cooler temperatures are expected early next week. The normal high i is in the upper 80s, the normul I low in the mid and upper 60s. I Precipitation will average %-l inch with marked local variations. Snattered showers and thunderstorms are likely over the weekend. | peaceful, will be an unforgettable ! burden. , But to have the demonstration| doadlint> . . sel : followed the next day by a rail, be piling climax on the city bumbling along at the slowest Inquiries stretched to the French Riviera. The leader of the gang was thought to mase gone there some days before the rob- aery to provide himself an alibi. A truck and two army-type ve- nicles used by the bandits were found at the farm. Police also found empty mailbags. supplies of canned food and a hole in the front yard, apparently dug with the idea of burning evidence. The area was sealed off and no unauthorized person cpuld get within half a mile of the farm. Less than a mile away is an air strip which could have been used for a getaway. Police said they believed the gang quit the hideout in panic two or three days ago. There were signs of a hasty departure. Meredith \ To Graduate On Sunday */ By BEN THOMAS OXFORD. Miss. (AP)— James Howard Meredith. 30, winds up his classroom work today at the University of Mississippi, where he enrolled last fall to the sound of exploding tear gas shells. The Negro who pioneered integration at Ole Miss will return to this oak-circled campus on Sunday to receive a bachelor of arts degree in political science. .... He takes his !as"t final examination today, and plans to depart for pace in years, continues to drag its feet and may be here until the end of the year. The center of this quiet stage is occupied now, and will be for a couple of weeks, by Senate hearings on the limited nuclear test-ban treaty. That treaty, once approved, could be a fiendish embarrassment to the Kennedy administration if the Russians then try tricks to American disadvantage. Assot If nothing goes wrong, it will be an asset to President Kennedy in seeking re-election. If it goes wrong it will be an issue in the 1964 campaign. The administration, conscious of i both possibilities, acknowledges j risk but insists the treaty's ad- I vantages outweigh the disadvan- I tages. ! The two most likely Republican i presidential candidates as of now I —New York's Gov. Nelson A. I First order of business at the meeting of Alton City Council tonight will be to open and read sealed bids for furnishing the city with a loader-tractor withj backhoe. The new equipment is sought for the city sewers division. Provision for Us acquisition was made by a $10,000 appropriation item in the city budget. City Comulroller H. B. Hamey, the city's purchasing agent, said this forenoon that several bids were already in hand and 'hat more were expected by a 2 p.m. for their submission at his office. The bid opening will be the second for automotive equipment in which proposals have gone direct to the council. It is expected that the bids, after the opening, will be referred to the sewers committee for analysis and a recommendation. Long Agon (In A long agenda for the council meeting tonight includes distribution of the annual independent city audit report recently completed by C. J. Schlosser & Co. Planned by Mayor P. \V. Day and council finance chairman Maitland Timmermiere is that the audit report be referred to a special meeting of the council to be called for Wednesday of next week'. The special meeting would afford adequate time for hearing recommendations by Auditor Schlosser on city financial matters and for a roundtable discussion. Meantime, council mem- I bers will have time to read and study the report copies to be furnished them this evening. Rockefeller and Barry Goldwater Arizona's Sen. — are conscious by at jn progress cars inside building as he saw two men start down Broadway in the four-door hardtop. Before employes could rush out•side the pair had made good their escape. Both local and state police were immediately notified and it was Tuesday night when the car was found In a field full of weeds between Mitchell and the Mississippi River. The car had been stripped of Its wheels, tires, radiator, carburet or and battery, Dewey Allen, an owner of Quality, said. After the car was taken to Paul's Garage In Mitchell police started an examination for clues to the theft. Jimenez to Leave U. S. On Friday MIAMI, Fla. (API-Time appeared to be running out today on Marcos Perez Jimenez, but the pudgy former Venezuelan dictator may not be taken back to his homeland until Friday. Tlie Venezuelan government claims Perez Jimenez embezzled more than $13 million while in office, and Secretary of State Dean Rusk has ruled he must return to stand trial. Judge Robert II. Anderson of the Dade (Miami) County Circui Court Tuesday dismissed a request to prevent Perez Jimenez from leaving until he put up ?300,000 bond to provide for a child that blonde Ilona Marita Lorenz. 26, said she bore him. Anderson then ordered the ex- dictator released from custody of the sheriff, but stayed the order so the Florida District Court of Appeals could review the paternity action. The appeals court is on vacation and County Attorney Darrey Davis said the hearing probably would not be held before Friday, ailing Wife Wrtii the weekend. is wife , recently underwent minor surgery. ' The graduation ceremonies Sunday will be held in a quiet grove ot trees which was used as a staging area last Sept. 30 by the rioting crowds who attacked marshals ringed around the campus administration building. Two persons died and scores were injured during the bloody night. More than 23,000 federal troops poured into the Oxford area to restore order in the boldest use of force the federal government had made against a state since the Civil War. "It appears doubtful that anything has been accomplished," Meredith told an interviewer. He referred to the constant presence of federal marshals wherever he went on campus. The protecting marshals will even follow him to Jackson and return Sunday to witness his graduation. Meredith, a slightly-built Air Force veteran who wears a thin mustache, said the need for the marshals "is really an acknowledgement of white supremacy." ; Gov. Ross Barnett is making jone last attempt to boot Meredith iout of the university without a diploma. He asked that Meredith's degree be held up pending a study of charges that Meredith violated university edicts against "inflammatory state ments." Barnett wants a report made to Thursday's meeting of the State Sovereignty Commission — the state's official segregation /CAMERAS! EQUIPMENT PHOTO-ART SHOP WOOP Counts largei! Camera Shopl watchdog. EDWARDSVILLE - Two area residents were admitted Tuesday to St. Joseph's Hospital, High land, and one patient was discharged. Admitted were: Oral Alexander. Rte. 3; Fred Barnsback, 816 Prickett. Ross Carter, Leland Hotel, was discharged. of the for and against possibilities too. Both have provided themselves an "I told you so" if the treaty proves a dud. The treaty has wide popular support, it seems sure to pass the Senate by a wide margin, and neither Rockefeller nor Goldwater has come out against it. Rockefeller, in fact, has suggested it be approved but then he added a list warning of things to look out- for. most, of the things he warned about already had been discussed in one way or another 'by the. B administration. < | ';• ;*•-. Research For instance, he said this country should "pursue research and development in the vital area of antimissile defense." He said that Sunday, Aug. 11. But on Aug. 1 at his news conference Kennedy said developing an antimissile missile is "beyond us and beyond the Soviets." He was supported in this Tuesday by Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. . He said developing an antimissile system is something neither the United States nor Russia has solved. But he didn't say it was impossible. And Tuesday Goldwater, who hasn't yet gone as far as Rockefeller in saying the treaty should be supported, added his warning, He hammered on the antimissile business, too, saying he wants "iron-clad assurance" development in this field won't be inhibited by the treaty. Goldwater is an Air Force Reserve major general. McNamara told the committee: "I know of no one of my senior scientific advisers and no one on the Joint Chiefs of Staff who recommend against the treaty with safeguards." Arguments about the treaty should provide the most excitement in Washington until the civil rights demonstration from today. two weeks SIU Gets Grant For Research Work WASHINGTON (AP)-The Department of Welfare has ap- proi;ed a $135.641 grant to South- em Illinois University at Carbondale. Rep. Kenneth J. Gray, D-fll., said today he was informed the grant is for research on developing an educational program for slow learners in grades 7 through 12. Two pending ordinances be up for disposition after ond reading. One would authorize the under competitive sealed posals of city property on will sec- sale pro- the north side of East Broadway in the 1500-block. The sale would include a portion of former Pear Street, and would be subject to three existing leases from which the city now derives about $1,400 a year. j Would Advertise ; If the ordinance is enacted.; the property would be advertised over a period of three weeks as is provided by Illinois law. The city once previously sought to sell the tract but failed to get an acceptable bid. The other pending ordinance a prop of the former Illinois Terminal passenger depot near the foot of Piasa Street to Junior Service League for 20 years at token rent of $1 a year. Expected to excite renewed discussion of the proposed crosstown street improvement by way of College, 20th, and Madison is a new resolution to provide a $5.800 MFT appropriation for a feasibility engineering study. The resolution would set forth more definitely the nature of the proposed project and would displace one passed July 10 which the Division of Highways ruled was insufficient. As now proposed, the improvement should afford a 24-foot concrete pavement with black-topped parking lanes. Another public works resolution would set the new semiannual scale of prevailing wages and a certificate of city compliance which is required before the state can give final approval to several MFT street IN FAIR FORM SPRINGFIELD—Gov. Otto Kerner and officials of central Illinois communities taj<e physical fitness lesson from Debbie Drake, television personality, during Central Illinois festivities at the Illinois state fair Tuesday. (AP Wire- photo) projects for which plans have been completed. Wrong Tavern Listed As Scene of Fracas WOOD RIVER — The City Club Tavern was erroneously listed in the Telegraph Monday as the location where an arrest was made by Wood River police. Richard L. Joiner, 35, 103 S. Twelfth St., was arrested Sunday night on charges of intoxication, assaulting an officer and disorderly conduct after a scuffle with police behind the Grandstand Tavern. The Grandstand is about a block away from the City Club on Ferguson Avenue. Police found Joiner on a picnic table behind the Grandstand be fore the fracas occurred. Racial Violence r Erupts in Chicago By WILLIAM J. CONWAY CHICAGO (AP) — Police Supt. 0. W. Wilson served blunt notice on demonstrators today that "We will meet force with force." He spoke out after a series of disorders—the latest Tuesday at a South Side school construction site in which four policemen and a woman were injured. Wilson issued a statement in response to accusations of police brutality. He said, "agitators who are throwing ' briqks • and using knives to injure policemen are the first to cry 'police brutality.' " Wilson said policemen have a duty under the law to take into custody demonstrators who block vehicles. And, he added, if they kick and bite and struggle the officers must use reasonable force to subdue them, Force If Needed "We have not and will not inter- Ifere with peaceful picketing," he said. "However, we will meet force with force and I want everyone to understand that." jjomemaker's Digest . . . NEW DEPARTMENT One o{ the smartest innovations in ladies ready-to-wear in recent years has been (we are told) the introduction oi the "Petite" size, This recognises that all women are not either hall-size or missy size; and that those who are not either such size, like youthful styling in keeping with a small, petite figure, like teenagers; and that they like the style at moderate prices without costly alterations. You can find an exciting range of yPttittV in, our new Petite Department — • cute dresses at roederste prices, The superintendent said that police have shown "unusual restraint," although " a number of them have, been injured, several seriously." Wilson urged responsible leaders of Negro groups to curb lawless activities. He blamed "irresponsible fringe elements" for this summer's trouble. "There are people who want to be arrested because they want publicity," he said. Asked at a news conference if Dick Gregory, a Negro night club performer who has been arrested on the picket lines twice this week, could be classed as a re- sponsible leader, the superintendent replied that he is not aware that Gregory is a leader of any group. No Information Wilson stated that he has re ceived "no specific information relating to an ellegecl case of po lice brutality," Pickets returned this morning to the mobile school site where disorders recurred Tuesday. Three policemen in a clash with pickets at the South Side site were struck by a hail of bricks, rocks and chunks of concrete hurled amid shouts of "police brutality." A flying brick also hit Task Force Commander Robert J. Lynsky. He was not injured. Lynsky said "This is 1 no longer n demonstration. It is approaching the dimensions of a riot. I will no longer tolerate these rab ble rousers and brick throwers." Witnesses said the throwing began as police put Negroes and whites Into patrol wagons and one of eight -prisoners chained togeth er struck his head on the wagon door and shouted "police brutal ity." The task force commander threatened to clear demonstrators from the area, and the commander and picket represetnta lives held a 30-mlnute truce talk —in one of five mobile classrooms workmen have succeeded in erecting. Demonstrators say the class rooms foster de facto segregation in Chicago's schools and that Negro and white children should share each school In Chicago. The Board of Education says 19 mobile classrooms are planned TOMORROW GOVERNOR'S DAY ©overnor Otto Keener, Farnva-romo equipment show. Thrilling harn«« racing. Debbie Drake. , Flight without wing$ of age rocket man, • Light hone thaw* HOW 9PRINQFIII.P Negro Club -/ c? Bombed in E. St. Louis EAST ST. LOUIS. III. (AP) The Paramount Club, frequently visited by Negro political leaders was bombed Tuesday 7iight. The blast, which police said was caused by dynamite, blew two holes in the two-story building. P9lice said (here may be a coiv nection between (he bombing, in which no one was injured, and recent racial demonstrations in the city. Bui officers made no arrest: immediately. Another explosion had rocked the building July 5, but then someone set of a single stick o: dynamits which damaged tiie roo: an dlhe second-floor law offices, John Thomas, 37, a patron at the club at the time of the blast said the explosion "sounded like a' firecracker." Morris Campbell, an operatoi of the club, said he could not account for the bombings. Campbell is a Democratic precinct commitleemnn and a Negro political force in the community for the picketed site and thai "they'll slay there." A spokes man said the classrooms should be in operation by Sept. 4, first day of school. Following the truce meeting Lynsky announced that agree ment had been reached regarding "conduct expected of both police and dcmons|rators. NOW I'M 9QINQ TO PAY ALL MY OVERDUE BILLS bill, t all rf W borfQWlng th. mvf t« piy ih»m ol wi» Itaf. Mr l?»n Wmpony . O'rongtd rtpgyminl In much HOWBD FINANCE 626 E 'BROADWAY* ALTON '^JW HOWARD 2-92 18 TOM HOWARD ?>/« t Burglars Loot Alton Home; Get Shotguns • G?iv the home oJ Mr. attd Mfs. •Raymond Hersmnn, 14115 Spniildlflg, Alton, was looted Tuesday, np- wojdmntsly $140 in currency, nn undetermined amount of change and a $120 shotgun were taken. IB addition to the money and gun two white shirts, and a p«ir of metis shoes Were also stolen. Police said that entry and exit was made through the bnck door which had been left unlocked. They told police the burglary occurred sometime between 11:30 a.m. and 2:15 p;m. while they were away from home. Both the change, which was in a clear plastic bank, and t h o currency were taken from a rear bedroom of the residence. Police are continuing an investigation of the burglary at noon today. 22 Killed on Highways During Week SPRINGFIELD,'111. UP) ~ Twenty-two persons were killed in Illinois traffic accidents during the week ended Monday, the State Division of Traffic Safety reported today. The toll to dale this year is 1,109, an increase of 75 over a year ago, The current week's deutlis by counties included; Cook, 5; Kane, 3; Will, 2; Bond, Gallatin, Iroquois, Kankakec, McHenry, Morgan, Rock Island, St. Clair, Saline, Schuyler, Union mid Williamson, 1 each. Zoning (G'onfimiwl from ra«e 1) representing labor groups, chambers of commerce and the Madison County Citizens Planning Committee. Present also were representatives of Southern Illinois University. County Clerk Eulalia Hotz opened the board meeting at 10:30 a.m. and told board members that she had received a telephone call from Chairman Harold Landolt.'who sent his regrets that he would be unable to attend the meeting. The roll call shows members who voted to retain zoning today are: Milton Allen, Granite City; Richard Boyce, Marine; Harry A. Briggs, Nameoki; Claude Echols, Venice; Robert Gaughan, Granite City; Nelson Hagnauer. Granite City; Berry- Harris, Alton; Earl Herrin, Edwardsville; Stephen Kennedy, Alton; Gilbert Kfllinger, Collinsville; Jerome Klein, 'Collinsville; Clifford Krug, Godfrey; Jay Maurer, Venice; Robert M. Miller, Alton; Arthur Moore, Venice; , C. A. Nlcolet, Godfrey; Homer Pendleton, Granite City; Carl H, Roach, Granite City; Paul Riebold, JarvJs; Waiter Scnreiber, Alton; Howard Sparks, Wood River; William B. Straube, -Edwardsville; William B. Webb Jr., Granite City; and Charles Werner, Nameoki. Those voting to repeal the zoning ordinance are William Bryant, Wood River; Joseph Carrillo, Collinsville; Clyde Donham, Wood River; R, J. Edmiston, Olive; Eldon Engeling, Pin Oak; Robert Ford, Wood River; Roy Halbe, Hamel; Charles Hirschi, Helvetia; C. F. Kruckeberg, Moro; Clarence Ludwig, Leef; Edwin Meyer, Omphghent; Michael Pellegrin, Collinsville; Pete Perica, Alton; Leslie Prehn, Wood River; Roger R. Ruedin, Alton; Lester Schoeck, St. Jacob; William Schrumpf, Saline; Joseph Troeck- ler, Chouteau; and Wilfred Sues- sen, Ft. Russell. Five of the 49 board members, including Chairman Harold Landolt, were absent. 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