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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH SJ ^ V FAIR AND WARMER Scattered showers and thuiidershow- ers uill occur Thursday night over the extreme northeastern coast states, portions of the western Gulf region and the southern Plateau and southern Plains. It will be cooler in the North- Amendment Would Wrap Up Finances east and parts of the northern Plateau and Plains while warmer Weather is expected in the Mississippi valley and Ohio and Tennessee valleys as well as the south Atlantic coast states and Gntt' region. (AP Wirephoto Map) WeatherForecast Kernel* Says (Continued from Page One) beyond its means, and those means were being dissipated in a fiscal orgy that still makes one shudder." Kerner said public aid rolls have declined by approximately 26,000 persons over totals of a year ago. It will result in a savings of about ?7 million, he said. Chicago Democrats Kerner and Mayor Richard J. Daley of Chicago headed a parade of Illinois Democrats to the Fairgrounds for the Governor's Day festivities. Special trains brought party followers from Chicago for the event. Republicans staged their rally at the Fairgrounds Wednesday. An estimated 2,500 GOP faithful cheered predictions that Kerner would be swept out of office next year. Charles F. Carpentier, secretary of state and one of four announced Republican candidates for governor, said, "We shall restore the governor's office to the Republican Party. "We will make our primary decision, close ranks and in the first few days of 1965 install new Republican officeholders who will restore fiscal sanity to the state.'! The get-together served., as a sounding board for more than a dozen Republicans who are seeking state offices next year. All were present. Gov. John Anderson of Kansas, who gave the main speech, criticized President Kennedy on the Communist settlement i.n Cuba and for proposing a domestic peace corps. Anderson said the corps would have the federal government paying citizens for work which the states now do. He said a Republican administration in Washington would provide a "firm hand and ndecisive action to put a stop to further en croachment" by Communists in Cuba. Domestic Service Corps Approved In Senate Vote WASHINGTON (AP) - Alabama's Sens, Lister Hill and John Sparkman combined with Okla homa's Sen. J. Howard Edmond son to help eke out a cliff-hanger Senate victory for President Ken nedy's Domestic Service Corps. When a coalition of Republican? and Southern Democrats appeared Wednesday to have the measure licked by a 44-44 tie rol call count, administration leaders produced the three Democrats to vote "yes" and record a 47-44 passage total. Tills was a victory of lean sort. for the Presidents proposal to se up a domestic model of the Peace Corps. He got Senate approval o a 2,000 member coi-ps instead o the 5,000 strength he had ( recom mended. Sen. William Proxmire, D-Wis. forced acceptance of an amend ment to limit the program to tw< years and to put a $10 million ceiling on the second year in ad dition to the $5 million limit al ready in the measure for the first Proxmire's move carried 51-34 As introduced the bill carried m termination date, House prospects for action thi year have been considered almos nil, Japan Observes Surrender Date TOKYO (AP)—Japan observe* the anniversary tatoy °* it8 Worl War JJ surrender with pfflcla ceremonies for the first time. A nationally televised memorlu service (or the 3.1 million wa dead WP held in Tokyo's Hibya HaJJ. It was attended by Empero HirohltQi Empress Nagakp, Prim Minister Huyato Ikecla and 1,5<X Japanow who lost relative* in th war. Alton's city financing program 'or the current fiscal year would be completed by adoption of an ordinance, introduced in city council, Wednesday night, amending the annual tax levy. The ordinance, levying a round igure total of $992,000, makes no change in the levy total under the original measure adopted ast April 24. It would require city tax rate approximately he same as that for last year nder which taxes came due last prihg. The amending measure was aid to be necessary to bring the evy ordinance into full conform:y to the city's amended appro- riation ordinance enacted late ast June. As new business, it vas laid over for two weeks to lie next council session. Only one ordinance was enact- d last night. It provides that lie city offer for sale under ompetitive bids its properties on he northerly side of E. Broadway in the 1500-block. The pro- iosed sale would be subject to xisting leases that bring the ity about $1,400 in annual rev- nue. A year ago, bids taken on ie tract were rejected as too ow. Because of major proposed re- ;isions, the council deferred disposition of an ordinance to lease o the Junior Service League he former I.T. Railroad passenger depot near the foot of Piasa treet. t t .. At request of the.League, the ending leasing measure had een revised so that the League -ould be able to borrow funds or improvements it would have o make on the former depot uilding. As amended, the proposed leasure now taken into account hat the building may later be aken over by the state as right- f-way for the "berm" highway xtension, or might be damaged y fire. In such case, it is provided that the League would re- eive a share in the sale price r insurance settlement sufficient o cover its damages by reason f the improvements to be made n the structure. New proposed ordinances given irst reading and laid over to the next meeting would name the riangular park at 3rd and Eason Streets for Rufus Easton, 'latter of the original town of Alton in 1818, and would make •evisions in parking and traffic regulations. Tokyo Rocked by Mild Earthquake TOKYO (API—Tokyo and north- rn Japan were jolted mildly today by an earthquake in the Pa :ih'c that registered strongly on seismographs around the world. There were no immediate reports of damage. Tall downtown buildings here swayed for about 20 seconds. ALTON and vicinity—Fair and warmer tonight. Low tonight 60 to 65. not Friday, with the high in the low to mid 80s. Considerable cloudiness and much temperature change Toys Came Of Accidents To Children A shovel, a bicycle and a wagon acfounted for separate accidents to three area youngsters Wednesday. David itickerson, 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hickerson, 3501 Franor, Alton had a front tooth knocked out and vSeveral stitches taken in his upper lip at Alton Memorial Hospital after being hit by a -shovel wielded by his nephew while playing near his home. Susan Igo, 6, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph P. Igo, 24.12 Sanford Ave. Alton fell off a bicycle in the driveway of her home. She had five stitches taken in her forehead at SI. Joseph's Hospital. Thomas Haselhorsl, 2, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Haselhorst, 328 Goulding, East Alton fell from a wagon while standing in it and was treated at St. Joseph's Hospital for lacerations to the scalp. Albania Rejects Test Ban Treaty VIENNA, Austria (AP)—Communist Albania, Red China's tiny European ally, formally rejected today the limited nuclear test ban treaty. 1,000 Fund Set Up for Drive on Overdue Fines In furtherance of the project to enforce collection of overdue fines and fees from police court esti mat(?d at S1ii,000, a special fund of Sl.OOO to cover intial cost of the drive was provided by City Council Wednesday night. The aldermanic body approved a recommendation of its finance committee transferred and from by the resolution contingent Didn't Owe a Dime Township Back in Hock After 2 Weeks in Clear Tax Cut (Continued from Page One) Congress is going to want to stay :iere all year." Senate Republican leader Everett M. Dirksen of Illinois and House GOP leader Charles A Halleck of Indiana told a news conference Wednesday they doubt that a tax bill will be passed this year. Dirksen said legislative action probably couldn't be completed in the Senate until Thanksgiving and he indicated he doesn't really think Congress will stay in Washington that long. Halleck said the House wouldn't be happy if it passed a bill and the Senate held it over until next year. Showdown The word has gone around the Senate that civil rights will be brought to a showdown after Labor Day, about the time the House is expected to debate the tax bill. Whatever moves admin- stration leaders make will be met by civil rights opponents with a ilibuster. While the filibuster is on, the Senate Finance Committee can meet only when the Senate itself is not in session. Byrd predicted that the narrow 13-12 vote by which the House Ways and Means Committee de feated Wednesday a Republican- sponsored move to tie tax reduction to a holddown on deficit spending would spur similar attempts in his committee. The House committee approved by a 19-4 vote an across the board reduction in individual income lev ies, averaging 20 per cent in overall rates and 15Ms per cent in the brackets into which most taxpayers fall. Clement Undecided on Kef auver Successor NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Suggestions on whom Gov. Frank Clement should name to fill the Senate seat of the late Sen. Estes Kefauver, D-Tenn., are pouring in by the dozen, but Clement says he's "just listening." The governor said Wednesda.\ he doubts if he will fill the va cancy before leaving Saturday foi the Southern Governors Confer ence in White Sulphur Springs W.Va. The conference ends late next Wednesday. Wllshlre Village and Alton I 1 Ituii AUGUST WHITE SALE Only 10 More Days To Save On Sheets and Towels/ Sheets White Printed 81x108 and Full Fitted $1,99 $2,99 72x108 and Twin Fitted $1.79 $2,49 Pillow Cases, pair 89 $1,49 Towels Solid Color Bath Towel 89c Hand Towel 49c ,59 and Face Cloth 2?c .29 and Prints and Stripes $1.00 and $1.79 .89 ,39 Ironing Board Cover ........ Viscose 'M'o. BfttllUiet Sot BiriUoye Towels . Fount Rubber & .... 49e ..'1.79 4 SI Insulalro Bhuikot .... Flower Fair Blanket .... Wurimveeve Blanket .... $ '8.49 '4.49 *0 AQ <*»d Covers fcitw $MU Opon Monday and Friday 9 a.m. Ttf 9 p.m. and $8.99 For the last two weeks of July, Alton township was completely out of debt, but now it's back in hock again to amount of $10,000. Reports of Supervisor Stephen B. Kennedy to the town board, Wednesday night, showed that for the period from July 1? to Aug. 3 Alton township didn't owe a dime currently due for payment. Through receipt of additional installments of 1962 taxes, Kennedy was able to retire the town's last anticipation warrant against the 19G2 taxes on July 17. The last warrant was one that had been issued to finance the general assistance program, and the final payment, with interest, amounted to $3,597. But as of Aug. 3 it became necessary to issue the first anticipation warrant against forthcoming taxes levied for the current 1963 tax year. This warrant in amount of $10,000 was also for benefit of the general assistance fund. Kennedy said the general town fund, also that for municipal retirement, are still "in the black" with no immediate borrowings necessary. Alton township, like the majority of municipalities, has to borrow on anticipation warrants against taxes for each year's financing needs. Kennedy's reports, approved by the town board last night, show that as of July 31, and prior to this year's first anticipation warrant, the general assistance (relief) fund had a balance of $739.59. The town fund had a balance of $10,549 and the retirement fund a balance of $5,489. Claims approved for payment totaled $7,564 for general assistance and $3,687 for town fund expense. Fair Attendance Reaches 543,994 SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) — Attendance at the Illinois State Fair has passed the half million mark, officials said today. appropriation $bOO for thet police department fund and $500 to the magistrate's office to cover extra clerk hire. Each of the fluids is to be used tor clerical help in the procedure of bringing defendants, delinquent in fines, back into court. The initial appropriations are to be used in a test of effectiveness of the program to force payment of fines and fees still due after their imposition by a former magistrate. One Opposing Vote With only one opposing vote, the council adopted a revised MFT resolution appropriating $5,SOO for an engineering feasibility survey for improvement of the crosstown route from State House circle to State Street by way of College, 20th, and Madison Avenue. Alderman Karl Deterding who has opposed the survey as premature again voted against it. In another resolution, the council approved a new schedule of prevailing wage rates, necessary before the Division of Highway can give final approval to several pending motor fuel tax street improvements, including the Central Avenue repavement from 4th to Broadway. Also passed was an easement agreement with Springman Lumber Co. for right-of-way for a section of the Cherry-Monument leg of the bond issue interceptor sewer program. The plan for realignment of W. 6th Street extension from Piasa to Belle was furthered by approval of an agreement with the GM&O for a slight shifting of right-of-way previously given by the railroad. No cost to the city is involved. By other resolutions the council took the following actions: City Clerk Honored Honored City Clerk Paul Price by nominating him for election as an executive trustee of Illinois Retirement Fund. Opened the way for taking new bids on a refuse collection truck. Approved a final plat of Fairmount subdivision and a preliminary plat of Sprincrest subdivision. Approved street routes for the annual Halloween parade. Referred to the finance committee was a resolution calling for preparation of a plan to finance replacement of the 1,092 1,092 badly-worn Alton parking meters. Other resolutions referred to committees included: By Deterding — a street light at Northdale and Hale Drive. By Dabbs — a parking ban on both sides of Alby Street from 16th to Elm; and traffic stops at Mather and Kohler. By Timmermiere — a traffic stop at Main and Powhattan. By Smith — a street light in the 500-block of Wyss Ave.; and improvements to relieve a hazard at the intersection of Lincoln MISS AMERICAN BEAUTY LONG BEACH, Calif—Miss Joyce Bryan, seated, of Miami, who was named Miss American Beauty at the bara Baker of Wichita Falls, Texas; Helen Emswiler, of Roanokc, Va.; Lori Lechner, of South Pasadena, Calif., and Miss International Beauty Congress, Jeanne Wolfer, of Peldn, HI. (AP Wire- poses with her runner-up after the se- photo) lection. Standing, left to right, are Bar- Avenue and Milton Road. By Kidwell — a fire hydrant at Watalee and Willard Street. Annual city audit reports were distributed and Mayor Day announced he would call a special council meeting for next Wednesday night to hear the report explained by the city's auditing adviser, D. J. Schlosser. Hear CD Report A report of the Civil Defense director. A. G. Deiicker, recommending the rental of a building at 7th and Belle Streets as a new CD headquarters in which all its services could be centralized was referred to the real estate committee. A petition of Alton Park Commission urging an additional appropriation of $5,000 so its street- tree program can be continued was referred to the finance committee. Petitions and communications with regard to Upper Alton parking problems were referred to the City Plan Commission. A proposal for making Donald a 1-way street between Washington Avenue and Main Street was referred to the traffic committee, and a remonstrance to opening an alley in the 3300-block of Agnes Street was referreed both to the streets and real estate committees. Approved was a recommendation of the Citizens Bond Issue Advisory Commission that $100,000 in matured US Treasury bills be reinvested in US treasury 3V6 per cent notes due Nov. 15, 1965. The report said the proposed reinvestment would yield about 3.64 per cent interest. Calling All Teen-Age Girls LUANDA — Two million dollars is being spent on construction of factories .in Angola. ALGIERS — Algeria plans to buy $30 million worth of technical equipment this year. , AUGUST IS* 1963 _•••-;.. .v?.-: - N ------ ^--•-•j". lii'iiil • ~- - ! -^- ? ""^--'- '••'- - a: -' J --Can Invest Protested Taxes Now Gov. Otto Kemer hns signed a hill which would allow counties with populations of less than BOO,000 to deposit taxes paid under protest in savings accounts. Previously these taxes had to be held lii escrow until settlement was made and the monies Could be distributed. Springfield sources say that the new amendment would bring perhaps $5,000 to $.16,000 a year in interest payments to a county like Madison, wheic taxes from railroads, which nrp usually paid under protest, are considerable. These taxes could be applied to short term government bonds payable on demand in 30 to 90 days. If the court docket is heavy, Springfield sources said, these tax cases wight be carried for several months, in which case the county could continue to collect interest on the Invested tax money. Says Korean Voting To Be Most Honest SEOUL, Korea (AP) ~ Hitting back at his civilian critics, Gen. Chung lice Park said today that elections he has ordered for Oct. 15 will be the most honest in South Korean history. Park, chief of the military junta, spoke in Seoul stadium before 20,000 persons observing the 181 h anniversary of Korea's independence from Japan. Report on Deposits Of Illinois Banks SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) — More than $7 billion in resources and about $f>.5 billion in total deposits were reported by the GOG Illinois state banks in operation June 29, the State Department of Financial Institutions said today. WIN A PHONE of Your Very Own Free Installation and Free Local Service for One Full Year . , , There's Nothing to Buy . . . 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