Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 20, 1963 · Page 2
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Alton, Illinois
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Tuesday, August 20, 1963
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tWd AtTOfo EVENING TUESBAY, AUGUST 20,1903 Until W*drt«day W«wr*« nmiiniriiti FAIR AND MILD 7 Scattered showers will occur Tuesday' "iiiglit over parts of the northern Plains, the Gulf coast states and the southern Plateau with occasional rain in portions of extreme northern New Eng- Council Meets Wednesday To Study City's Audit land. It \vill be cooler along the northern border slates while warm and humid air will continue to dominate the south Atlantic and Gulf coast states. (AP Wire- photo Map) WeatherForecast Resurfacing Jobs Now Seem Assured j Boats Shell Industry In Cuba MIAMI, Fla. (AP)—Shelling o an industrial plant on the north coast of Cuba was reported today by the Cuban radio. It was the third report of major hostile ac tion against the Fidel Castro government since Friday. The broadcast heard here saic two boats Monday morning shelled a metal processing plan in Knar Del Rio Province. The plant is 100 miles southwest of Havana. The report said the shelling damaged tanks and pipes used to carry oil and sulphuric acid. "We make the United States government directly responsible for this cowardly attack," the broadcast said in quoting a gov ernment communique. "This is the third pirate attack against our country in the last 72 hours," Havana Radio said quot ing the government's note, "which proves once more that the beginning of a new plan of aggressions against Cuba is under way, as announced by the American press." The broadcast, monitored in Miami, said the two boats approached the coast line from the flag ship out at sea through an access channel and opened fire on the installations with machine guns and bazookas. Several oil and sulphuric acid tanks and pipes were perforated, the radio said. When militiamen stationed at the plant repelled the attack, the boats fled under cover of heavy machine gun fire from the flag ship, the broadcast said. Family of 10 Flee Burning Trailer LEBANON, 111. (AP) — A family of 10 lost all their personal belongings but escaped without injury Monday when fire destroyed their house trailer. They are Henry Smith, 32, his wife, 28, and their seven children whose ages range from two weeks to nine years. The trailer was valued at $4,000. Smith, an airman at nearby Scott Air Force Base, said flames erupted from beneath a bed where an oil pipe from outside entered the trailer. The blaze melted the metal walls of the trailer. The Smiths carried the younger children out and the others ran out. A special meeting of Alton city council has been called for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday for presentation of a report by C. J. Schlosser, the city's auditing adviser, on the annual city audit. The special meeting, called by Mayor Day Monday afternoon, is to give the council members an opportunity to hear the auditor's findings and also a number of recommendations he will offer. The meeting, said Day, will provide time for questions of the aldermen to be answered, and for discussion of the recommendations. The call for the special meeting was served on the aldermen Monday afternoon and evening by Deputy City Clerk Mike J. Waide who made a tour of the council member's homes. Waide said he was able to get in touch with 12 aldermen, and would serve a 13th today to complete his task. A 14th alderman, James M. Bailey, is apparently away on a vacation. Completion of the planned Central Avenue paving and the E. Broadway resurfacing projects this construction season now appears assured, it was -said today by Public Works Director Paul S. Leitt. It remains in doubt, however, whether two other motor fuel lax projects, the North Rodgers widening, nnd possibly the 12th Street resurfacing can be carried out before next year. Plans for the four projects are in hands of the Division of Highways for approval, but until now clearance has been held up pending certification ot Alton's schedule of prevailing wage rates. Today, said Lenz, a communication was received from the Illinois secretary of state showing the city council's resolution setting forth the prevailing scale of wages for public works is now on file in his office at Springfield. Clears Way Tilts clears the way for final j action on Alton projects by the slate highway department. Lenz expressed hope that approving orders by the Division of Highways may be forthcoming before the end of this week. The public works director already has authority to call bids as soon as the project plans get state approval. Lenz said today that with early letting of contracts the Central Avenue repavement between E. 4th and E. Broadway and al- Alton and vicinity — Fair and not much temperature change tonight. Low around 60. Partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday. High Wednesday 83 to 90. Halloween Parade Gets State's OK The state Department of Public Works lias approved use of state highway extensions in Al-| so (he E. Broadway blacktop re- ton for the annual Alton Hallo-j surfacing from Pearl to Soring Illinois Flier Killed in French Crash VANNES, France (AP) - The Marine Corps has announced that a flier from Genoa, 111., was killed Sunday in the crash of a carrier- based fighter plane in France. A spokesman at the Marine Air Corps Station S.C., identified the in Beaufort, victim Monday night as Capt. Wilbur E. Skinner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Skinner of Genoa. The spokesman said Skinner vas taking part in Operation Rip Tide 4 with Marine Attack Squadron 324 when his plane went down tallowing a launching from the aircraft carrier, Independence. Marine officials said an investi- ;ation is being conducted to determine the cause of the crash. Skinner was flying an A4B Sky- lawk and was . temporarily assigned from his station at Beaufort. He also is survived by his widow, Mrs. Joan M. Skinner, and four children, of Laurel Bay, S.C. Skull Fractured James Brown, 6, son of Mr. and Mrs.' Henry Brown of Piasa Chautauqua, suffered a skull fracture in a fall Sunday evening. The boy fell five or six feet on some steps at a clubhouse in Jersey County. He is a patient at St. Joseph's Hospital. ween procession, Oct. 31. The approving notice came today to City Clerk Paul A. Price from W. R. Berry, engineer of traffic for the Division of Highways. The parade plans call for use of Broadway and a loop through the west end business district, this involving Routes 67 and 140. Berry's letter cited that the parade permit is subject to five regulations being complied with: These are no parking on streets used for traffic detours; lights on any necessary barricades; service of a policeman as flag- man at each end of closed sections of state routes; removal of any debris left on the pavements after the procession; and occasional "breaks" in the parade at nighway intersections. Contractor To Succeed Kefauver NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Democratic Gov. Frank Clement named Herbert S. Walters, wealthy East Tennessee contractor, today to succeed the late Sen. Estes Kefauver. Walters, 71, Democratic national committeeman, will hold office ntil a successor is named in the ov. 3, 1964, election to serve the emaining two years of Kefauv- r's term. Kefauver died of a heart attack ug. 10. Walters, a figure in state Demo- ratic politics for more than 20 ears, is more conservative than as Kefauver. Walters is not expected to run or the office in next year's elec- on, leaving the way clear for ''lenient to make the race if he liooses. Clement interrupted his attend- nce at the Southern Governor's Conference in White Sulphur prings, W.Va., to return here Demonstrators Jailed In Placruemine, La. drove back some Negroes. Police arrested PLAQUEMINE, La. (AP) —, State troopers, armed with tear gas, today stood watch over the streets of his Louisiana towfi where blistering tear gas volleys 400 chanting 17 marching demonstrators Monday night. Then, they hauled all but one in a school bus to jail in nearby Donaldsonville. A local doctor was released on $300 bond. Officers said the group—which included James Farmer, national director of the Congress of Racial Equality — would have overburdened the crowded jail in Plaquemine where Negro leaders are pushing a voter registration drive. Three tear gas forays broke the Negroes' march (o the City Hall of this Mississippi River town of 8,000—some 20 miles southwest of the capital at Baton Rouge. Police Cliief Dennis Songy said he ordered officers to fire after the marchers broke their agree rnent net to sing. One bomb burst near » snwll Negro boy, toppling him. He staggered away. Police did not wear gas masks The fumes sent tears streaming down their faces. (Jordan G^rey, CORE national program director, said he would demand release of the prisoners He scheduled a meeting today in the Plymouth Rock Baptis Church, where demonstrators began their march after listening to Farmer speak. Officers said the 16 will b brought back here Thursday for a city court hearing. They, and Dr Bertrand Tyson, out on bond, are charged with inciting a riot anc disturbing the peace. Also jailed were Ronnie Moore CORE state field secretary; an Rev. J.W. Davis, at whose churc the rally was held. Farmer, who arrived Monday to map strategy for voter regis tration drives in parishes (coun ties) surrounding the capita' called for economic boycotts Mon day night. He charged Plaquemine city of ficials with gerrymandering th city to deprive Negroes of the! vote. DIAL HO 5-4271 Convenient Shopping Plow Shipping or the announcement. He plans o return to the meeting later to- ay. Israel Seeks To Air Charges Against Syria JERUSALEM (AP)-The Israeli government announced today t has decided to seek an immediate meeting of the U.N. Security :ouncil to discuss what it called Syrian aggression. The government had charged ast week thnt Syria was building up its military forces along its x>rder with Israel. The decision to call for the Security Council session was taken n a two-hour cabinet meeting. The cabinet mpl ;ifler an announcement by an Israeli army spokesman that two IB-year-old Israeli workers were killed by Sy> rian soldiers who crossed into Israeli territory north of the Sea of Galilee Monday night. should be completed before cold weather would force a halt. He was less optimistic about the North Rodgers and 12th Street projects because both include use of concrete and will involve considerable preliminary work before they are ready for the concrete phases. However, he expressed hope that the 12th street project also can be done this season. Agreements Needed Lenz pointed out that completion of agreements between contractors and union organizations may be needed for the pending city projects to proceed. Projects on which concrete is called for would be affected by need of cement finishers. He was hopeful new wage contracts or interim agreements would eliminate this possibility of delay by time the city projects are ready to proceed. Estranged Wife Chief Heir to * Sidley Estate YORKVILLE, 111. (AP) - June Anderson Sidley, estranged wife of the late Horlick malted milk heir, William Horlick Sidley, has been named to receive the bulk of his estate. Siciley's will was filed Monday with the Kendall County .Circuit Court. The probate petition valued the estate at "",750,000. Sidley died Aug. -13 at the age of 50 from an apparent overdose of sleeping pills. A divorce petition filed earlier this year by Mrs. Sidley said he owned securities worth $1 million, that his 1,000-acre Cedar Valley . Farms near Sandwich, III., is worth $600,000 and that he owned real estate in Racine, Wis., worth $400,000. The petition was pending at the time of his death. Mrs. Sidley, 45, charged her husband in the divorce petition with drunkenness and desertion and being under "the wiles and designs of Elaine Mauterer." The terms of property settle, ment reached last April have nol been disclosed. Mrs. Mauterer, 43, was Sidley's secretary. Police said he collapsed in her Chicago apartment last Tuesday and that an empty bottle which was believed to have contained some 30 sleeping pills was discovered nearby. Police reported Mrs. Mauterei as saying she was wakened by the sound of Sidley gasping foi breath. She summoned help anc Southern Governors Unified By DON MCKEE WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS. W. Va. (API—Southern governors adopted today a unanimity rule which forestalled a possible fighl over anti-civil rights proposals. Gov. George C. Wallace of Alabama, in a surprise act, not only agreed to the rule change but also seconded the move at the Southern Governors Conference. Eleven governors voted for the change, which means that any resolution will need a unanimous vote for adoption. Wallace's anti-civil rights reso lulions had threatened to divide thr conference. The rule change was recommended by Gov. Donald Russell of South Carolina. Committees Gov. Orval E. Faubus of Arkansas, chairman, appointed four moderates and one segregationist, Gov. Ross Barnett of Mississippi, to the resolutions committee. Others named were Govs. Elbert N. Carvel of Delaware, chairman; Carl Sanders of Georgia; John B. Connally of Texas, and Terry Sanford of North Caro lina. Wallace explained he favored the unanimity rule because it gives him veto power over any resolutions he does not like. He did not elaborate,. The rules change followed a marching demonstration Monday by some 100 Negroes and several white persons to the gate of the Greenbrier Hotel where the governors were in session. They carried signs denouncing Wallace and Barnett. Practicing "They're just practicing up for Washington," quipped Wallace, referring to the scheduled Aug. 28 civil rights march on-the capital. The demonstrators were met at the gate by Gov. W. W. Barron of West Virginia. He agreed to meet with spokesmen for the ;roup and the marchers dispersed. After an hour-long session in his lotel suite, Barron said agree- mc-nt had been reached on some aieas of discussion and another •meting would be held Wallace planned to offer resolu- condemning the Aug. 28 march, use of federal troops or National Guardsmen by the President to handle racial troubles, and the public accommodations section of President Kennedy's civil rights bill. The resolutions will go to a committee to be appointed by the conference chairman, Gov. Orval Faubus of Arkansas, who told the opening session: "If we engage in dfbate over controversial issues, we can cause division and possibly destroy the basic usefulness and purpose of the conference." Agreement Gov. Henry Bellmon of Oklahoma, the only Republican in the 17 state conference, agreed with Faubus, saying the resolutions "could very well halt any progress we might make." Mississippi's Barnett said, "I think we ought to debate these matters. I believe in fighting it out." he died en route to a hospital. Mrs. Mauterer was not named in the will, executed in 1957 with a 1958 cocidil naming Northern Trust Co. as coexecutor and co trustee. It bequeathed to Mrs, Sidley all personal property and tangi ble assets except livestock anc equipment of Cedar Valley Farms. These were left in one o two trusts for Mr?. Sidley anc the couple's 7-year-old daughter, Maureen. The will named Mrs. Sidley as the recipient of a trust established by Sidley's mother, the late Mrs. Mabelle Horlick Sidley. Its value was not disclosed. MEETS WHITE HOUSE PUP CHICAGO—Butterfly took a Hking to Karen House immediately. This affectionate scene took place at Chicago's O'Hare Airport where Karen went to meet the plane bringing her the famous White House puppy. The ten-year-old freckled youngster from Westchester, a Chicago suburb, was one of two lucky children to receive puppies from the White House after some 5,000 requests had been received. (AP Wlrcphoto) Khrushchev Visiting Tito For Stay of Two Weeks The resolutions committee will make its report Wednesday, the final day of the meeting. Barnett suggested Monday that the nation's Negro population be divided by the states. HP told newsmen the Department of Labor should relocate Negroes to give each state 10 per cenl of the Negro population. This would mean that Mississippi, with 42 per cent Negro population, would lose 687,000 persons, Barnett said. Jail Smokestack Repairs Started Emergency repairs on a 60- foot smokestack above a boiler room at Madison County Jail was started today. The boiler room provides heat for the jail property and Madison County Courthouse. The repairs were authorized when a seven-foot crack and a bulge developed in top of the stack. By GEOHGE SYVEKTSBN Associated Press Staff Writer BELGRADE, Yugoslavia (AP) —Soviet Pr e m i e r Khrushchev flew into Belgrade today and rushed into the outstretched arms of Yugoslav President Tito. Wives of the two leaders stood by as Khrushchev ran five or six steps from his plane and flung himself into Tito's arms. Khrushchev and Tito greeted one another like long lost brothers with a cordial bear hug and kisses on the cheeks. There was no sign of the past animosities that had frequently scarred relations between them since Khrushchev's last visit here in 1956. Praise In his welcoming speech, Tito hailed Khrushchev's role in achieveing a limited nuclear test ban agreement with the United Sstates and Britain. "We hail your efforts for calming the world situation to make it impossible for world reactionary forces which desire to throw the world into a new catastrophe," Tito ,said. Khrushchev, in reply, thanked Tito for inviting him to Yugoslavia and said he was looking forward to continuing talks begun during Tito's visit to Moscow last December. In an open affront to the Red Chinese, Khrushchev again paid tribute to Yugoslavia as a socialist country. The Chinese denounce Tito as a deviationist and agent of imperialism who has sabotaged socialism in Yugoslavia. The Red Chinese snubbed Khrushchev by sending a second secretary to the airport instead of a top embassy official. They merely said the Chinese charge d'af- faires, who is in Belgrade, was unable to come. The two-weeks schedule for Khrushchev's visit leaves ample time for the leaders to explore the growing reconciliation between their brands of communism and its effect on Khrushchev's relations with Red China and Tito's with the West. The visit is certain to provoke new Communist Chinese outbursts against the Soviet premier. Coverage The official Yugoslav news agency, Tanjug, emphasized that Khrushchev's visit, his third to Yugoslavia since 1955, follows those by the presidents of Finland, Mexico, the United Arab Republic and Indonesia; U.N. Secretary-General U Thant; U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk, and a host of other dignitaries. The low-key propaganda had this apparent theme: Khrushchev is just one of Yugoslavia's many friends and his visit does, not mean Yugoslavia is returning to the Communist bloc at the expense of its contacts with the West. But Tito is expected to sample the economic plums Khrushchev has dangled since the latest round of their reconciliation efforts resumed last year. The Yugoslav leader has scrupulously avoided close economic ties with the Soviet bloc while at the same time desiring good relations with Moscow. But his maneuverability is being reduced gradually by jaundiced aid views being' expressed in Washington and by the growing cxclusivenes'- of European Common Market countries. Economic Movo Observers believe Tito is most interested in an associate membership in the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance — COME- CON—, Soviet-Bloc counterpart of the Common Marke'- Participation in COMECON's new international bank would facilitate Yugoslav spending of a large backlog -,f sofl currency credits in neighboring Communist countries for the coal, iron ore and oilier raw mater.als essential to her. The Soviets, however, have made it plain that the asking price for closer economic ties is modification of Belgrade's cherished independent line in domestic and international affairs. Khrushchev's scheduled visit Thursday to earthquake-ravaged Skopje, was preceded by announcement Monday of a Soviet gift of a factory to build prefab Heated houses for Skopje. The gift, observers said, is an obvious attempt to counter the West's quick dispatch of aid to the city, including a field hospital flown in by the U.S. Air Force and U.S. gift of $50 million. Tito has scheduled a 1,500-mile tinerary for Khrushchev, with eisurely stops for yachting, hunt- ng, banquets and sightseeing. Secretary Accused of TakingFuiid Property Owners Protest All-Day Parking on 5th St. Property owners on E. 5th Street in the area about Henry and Ridge Streets in Alton are provoked at loss of parking space to all - day parkers, a petition indicated today. A petition to the city council, with 19 signatures, asking it to "do something about the all-day parking", was filed today at the office of the city clerk. The petitioners specifically complain of office workers, professional people, and others who "park all day long from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. so that we have no place to park our cars." The city councils in the past FAST DELIVERY ON BOWLING SHIRTS AND BLOUSES including embroidery and lettering work. Latest Styles and Colors in Woll Known Brands LEADER'S DIPT, STORE 719 E. Broadway Hartmann's Annual Summer CLEARANCE NOW IN PROGRESS Savings in All Departments HflRTmflDDS GIFTS AND jEWgUY SEVENTEEN EAST FERSUSQN DOWNTOWN WQQP RIVER have responded to many such petitions by Imposing 4-hour or otherwise limited parking restrictions in residential areas. SAVE WITH THRIFTY S. D. P. UTO INSURANCE Through the Safe Driver Plan, your rate is based on your own driving record. Why pay for the careless and reckless driver? For a better deal with thrifty S.D.P, auto insurance, call your Millers' Mutual,man today! No Membership Fee % Jerry Qowld Office HO 5-6051 After 0 p.m. HO 3-9(526 MILLERS' MUTUAL , C* IWMNOIf ,N»URANCI? IVIWIfl ST. LOUIS (AP)—The City o Macon, Mo., expressed .surprise after an attractive private secre taiy at the town's only bank was charged Monday with embezzling $112,000. Mrs. Crayton Kirks, 29, of Ma con, was named in the complain filed by the FBI in St. Louis. Mrs. Kirks, a petite blonde who lad worked at the Macon-Atlanta State Bank for 10 years, was re portedly in a hospital in the Kan sas City area. She was reported undergoing treatment for a nerv ous breakdown as a result of the investigation, She was not in St Louis to answer the charge. Mrs. Kirks was popular among her co-workers and was presiden of a Missouri social sorority. > Mrs. Kirks' husband runs a service station in Macon. He was not available for comment. The Kirks own a home in Ma con valued at $23,000 and report edly have a summer home in the Ozark Mountains in Missouri They also own a yacht. They have no children. The apparent shortage was dis closed Friday by bank officials R. B. Mackey, state bank com missioner said the reported short age was about $178,000, Man Killed When Auto Hits Porch CISNE, HI. (AP) - One ma; was killed and a husband am wife were injured today whei their car missed a curve and hi a concrete porch. Dead is George Reed, 75, o Gary, Ind. Mr. and Mrs. Eli Meachum o Gary, Ind., are in serious condi tion at Fairfield Memorial Hospl tal, Wayne County Coroner Rob ert McNeill said. McNeill said two children o the Meachums had no apparen injuries. NewTire§ ForDozer Sought Emergency notion was taken oday by the city purchasing department to obtain new tires fbr 'HJ snrUtallon division's bulldozer 6 that covered disposal of Alton garbage can proceed without un- lue interruption. Public Works blredor Paul ,enz .said today that the equipment used for covering garbage vns put out of action when one if its giant-sized tires blew out. City Comptroller H. B. Ramey md called for bids from dealers /esterday on new tires for the nilidozer. The bids were to have )ecn submitted Aug. 30. Today, ie canceled the bid call, nnd asked Instead for Immediate quotations from dealers with quickest possible delivery 'assur- . Rnmey expressed hope that a emporary repair might restore he city equipment to light usage Mil new tires can be had but snid a durable repair to the >lown tire appears impossible. Refuse collection was resumed today after being drowned out by.rain, Monday. Public Works Director Lenz said that pick-up crews will work lext Saturday to make up for yesterday's loss of time. MFT Allocations For This Area Total $57,566 SPRINGFIELD, Til. — A total of $57,566 has been allotted to Madison, Mncoupin, Calhoun, Greene and Jersey counties as their share' of the Motor Fuel Tax paid into the State Treasury during July. Allotments by county are: Madison, $16,430; Macoupin, $19,169; Calhoun, $4,370; Greene, $10,862; and Jersey, $6,735. The money is distributed to townships and road districts in the respective counties. Gets 6 Months For Stealing Movie Camera CHICAGO (AP) - James Mercer, 42, of Chicago, has been sentenced to six months in jail for stealing a movie camera from George Lussow, an NBC cameraman. Lussow, 47, of Chicago, was beaten unconscious while taking pictures of a relief food line. May 14, during the period when welfare funds were cut off by the Illinois Legislature. Theodore Hubbard, 20, of Chicago, drew a one-year sentence June 11 lor assaulting Lussow at the food distribution center. He told police he hit LUPKOW because lie didn't want Lussow to take his picture standing in a relief line, Mercer took the camera while Lussow was unconscious and said lie sold it to an unidentified man for $10. WE HAVE LEWS "Mark I" Continentals 680 E. Broadway Alton MORE SUMMER CLEARANCE MENS SWIM TRUNKS & BERMUDAS—sale priced to clear. Swim- wear at $1.09; Bermudas at $2.04. Also, short sleeve shirts at OOc— 3rd & Plasa, LADIES & GIRLS SPORTSWEAR —sale of ladles res. 2,08 shorts and shirts at $1.88 or any 3 garments for $3,50. Girls shorts and shirts on sale for any 3 for si- Phone 462.0751. DRESSES, LADIES—drastic and ridiculously reduced $3 to $7, Including some "Stacy Ames". Summer daytime dresses on special for 2 for $8. .good outside now and around tbe,hpase all winter. Landmark Store, BOYS' SCHOOL SHIRTS - Campus brand In short sleeve res. 1,88 on »ale at 2 for 13 (Includes some 2.08). Bright stripes and solid color Campus tee shirts, special 880. Buy now, 301 Plasn, Alton. HUH' i

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