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mm ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH TUEStJAV, AUGUST 27,1963 Editorial Reasoned Approach to Bottlenecks The rising controversy over whether Bloomfield street between Washington avenue and Mai:i street should be designated for one- way traffic gives added support, we believe, to one of our previous suggestions. This suggestion is that the city conduct a comprehensive survey with a view to determining community-wide a new pattern of traffic .uid parking which would take into consideration the need to make most possible use of our paved streets. One group of residents on Bloomfield has suggested the street be marked for one-way traffic because it is too narrow to accommodate two-way traffic and parking at the same time, without danger. The latest group has opposed the one-way traffic suggestion, An alternative could be one side parking. The City Council should take stock of the situation that has brought about the Bloom- field suggestion, and others, including the Alby street no-parking program. The voluntary suggestions are to be commended, along with those who make them. But the problems they are attempting to solve pervade many areas of the community where streets are too narrow to carry the traffic they should accommodate, and are therefore not performing the public service they should perform. Actions of City Council in connection with such a survey might be based on such standards as the relation of width and traffic carried. Or some of the determinations might be made on the basis of width, alone. At any rate, the council would be doing our community, a service to rid it of the narrow passageways where cars have to stop and wait — or even back up — for opposing traffic to pass (like winding mountain roads instead of city streets). Incentive to Rail Research If the threat of a national rail strike Wednesday docs nothing else, it should cause the entire country to reassess value of these marvelous agencies of transportation. We should take a hard look at what the railroads have meant to us and what they can mean in the future as the arteries through which the largest part of our commerce still must flow. Congress, our business leaders, our state officials, labor, and others who could lend a hand should take another hard look. This look should be aimed at seeking out what else, besides Congressional action to halt the threatened strike, can be done to assure the prosperous, dependable, and serviceable future of the railroads. Railroad executives are not immune from the call, either. They can be expected to know more about their problems and the possible approaches to solution than anyone else. (Although it's always been a foregone conclusion that everybody in the country knows more about running either a railroad or a » * Danger Always The incident involving Wood River Police Patrolman Gordon McConnell is an illustration of what a peace officer can encounter at any time. McConnell had to wrestle his own gun away from a man he was taking to the police station. It makes one think twice before accepting without debate the contention that a community can't "afford" good salaries for its policemen. An. Alton patrolman the other night caught men leaving the scene of an intended burglary. He eventually had to shoot in the air. The quarry got away. He might have shot the would be burglars, or one of them, fatally, and encountered many months of public criticism for so doing. Or the men might have had guns with which to shoot the patrolman. This is another risk that haunts a policeman. The legislature may have established a pattern in the bill it adopted requiring, (and newspaper than docs the operator thereof.) Our railroads have been forced to meet competition with river barge transportation whose channels and locks arc maintained with government funds; with airlines whose ports arc maintained by local governments and which are more heavily subsidized than railroads for mail transportation; and with trucking companies whose roadbeds are maintained hy all branches of government, though they arc charged certain license fees and taxes. On the other hand, the rails have been paying heavily in taxes on their property as well as on their fares and in other directions, while being forced to maintain and further pay taxes on the very roadbeds they use, and the stations where they stop. It should be a time for taking stock of the whole transportation situation, whether the strike is called or not; whether Congress acts to head it off or not. We should go beyond the labor troubles that have brought the whole question into such sharp focus and inquire into all facets of the industry at all levels of government before we have finished. >f *• providing for extra taxes to finance) an annual audit of county books. Doubtless if the legislature had been equally conscientious about its minimum pay bill for police and firemen, which Governor Kerner pointed out failed to provide balancing revenue sources, our police and firemen could be looking forward to commensurate salaries. As it is, Governor Kerner and muncipal governments throughout the state will be bearing the brunt of criticism and reaction among the public safety departments of the state's communities: The governor for his repeal of the minimum salary bill; the local governments for opposing it. H- * >}. * if Height of Irony Our idea of the height of irony is having a public grade school teacher serve a summons in an injunction suit brought to keep the sheriff and his officers from efforts to enforce the law against sale of liquor to minors. The Allen-Scott Report Warned JFK on Deal With DeGauIle WASHINGTON — President Kennedy is on emphatic notice from two influential leaders of his own party to give no atomic concessions to President de Gaulle to gain his support of the test ban treaty and possible other deals with Premier Khrushchev. This stern warning was served by Senator Wayne Morse, militant Oregonian, and Senator Vance Hartke, Ind., former head of the Democratic Campaign Committee. Each used unmistakable language, but how much good it does remain to be seen. So far, both the President and Secretary Dean Rusk have patently been ambiguous in their replies. On one hand, they are giving the impression they are not bar gaining with De Gaulle. At the same time, they are very carefully not denying this categorically. In other words, they are. not admitting it and they're not denying it. That's why Morse, particularly, js so suspicious and disturbed. If there is nothing afoot in wooing De Gaulle, he wants it spelled out in detail — in writing, preferably by the President himself. Further, the veteran Oregon scrapper wants an executive ses sion of the Foreign Relations Committee, which is considering the test ban treaty, for a bare knuckled grilling of Rusk. Morse already has sharply questioned Dr. Glenn Seaborg, chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, on the French • issue, but without conclusive results. Seaborg declared he knows of no backstage offers to De Gaulle. However, he admitted his knowledge extends only as far as the Atomic Commission's scope is concerned. "The political desirability of cooperating with France," as he expressed it, is but of his orbit. On that he was unable to speak. Outside Urn In interrogating Dr. Seaborg, Senator Moree raised two main Whether under the "terms of •S the MacMahon (Atomic Energy) Act, France is eligible to share our nuclear information"; and whether "we are going to aid France as long as France remains a non-signatory to the test ban treaty." Morse capped these highly pertinent bullseyes with the caustic observation, "Much has been said at these hearings about not trusting Khrushchev. I most heartily agree with that. I don't trust him. And I also don't trust De Gaulle. Let the record be clear on that." Seaborg partially answered Morse's first question, and sidestepped the second. Highlights of this significant discussion are as follows: Morsn: "Has any finding been made that France has met the criteria under the MacMahon Act which would permit her being supplied with nuclear information or nuclear material?" Simborg: "No such finding lias been made by the Atomic' Commission, although 1 would say that so far as criteria themselves are concerned, 1 am not talking about the political desirability of cooperating w i t h France in this way." Morse: "We have a right to know whether we are going to aid Alton Evening Telegraph Published Dally by Alton Telegraph Printing Company P B COUSLEY, Publisher PAUL S. COUSI.EY. Editor Subscription price 40c weekly by carrier; by mail $12 a year In Illinois and Missouri, $18 in all other states. Mall subscriptions not accepted In towns where carrier delivery Is available. MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PKESS The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for publication of all news dispatches credited In this paper and to the local news published herein. MEM13EU. THE AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATION Local Advertising Rttles and Contract Information on application al the Telegraph business office, HI East Broadway, Allon. III. National Advertising Representatives: The Branham Company, New York. Chicago, Detroit and St. Louis. | France as long as France remains a non-signatory to the treaty I consider the President made a very clear pledge, in his statement to the country, that we are against extending nuclear weapons. 1 favor restricting them, but this can't be done by assisting De Gaulle as long M he takes the position he will go on testing. I consider this one of the most vital issues connected with this treaty." Calling Another Turn Senator Hartke vigorously assailed De Gaulle on still another ground. The Indianan demanded direct and forceful retaliation for flagrant trade discriminations against the U. S. Hartke bluntly called for restrictive tariffs against France's main exports to this country — wines, perfumes, cheese and motor vehicles. This blast is very significant as Hartke is an administration stal- wari and consistently supports the President's domestic and foreign policies. But Hartke made no bones about urging a tough crackdown on De Gaulle. "De Gaulle has pressured the Common Market into raising levies against U.S. grain, poultry and other products," said Hart- Ike, "thus attempting to restrict our imports as much as possible. De Gaulle alone was responsible for denying British entry into the Common Market, and his will still seems to prevail. "How long shall this country endure such economic setbacks? How long will it be before we open our eyes to the future and act in the present? "France is imposing her will on the Common Market. Her aims are to make that country a leading power. That is all right, but not at the expense of the United States. Action must be taken promptly. If we cannot sell our agricultural products to Western Europe to improve our balance of payments deficit, then we must consider curtailing imports from them to save non - essential expenditures." «D 19C3. The Hall Syndicate, Inc.) David Lrttvf cnce JFK £ri*s in His Foreign Aid Tactics WASHINGTON - President Kennedy has made serious mistakes in tactics while trying to get tin foreign-aid bill through Congress He now has compounded his error by seeking to put the blame on the Republican leadership for th cut In foreign aid voted by thr House of Representatives. Some of his words, given to a hastily assembled news conference, are open to dispute on factual grounds lie said: "The most disturbing aspect of today's House action is that, foi the first time since the end oi World War II, this program exper ienced a shocking and thoughtless partisan attack by the Republicat leadership on a program whicl both parties have consistently supported as being vital to out national security." Those lines give the impressio 1 that the Republican leaders voter against the whole foreign-aid pro gram. They did not do so. Tin: four Republican leaders in the House, together with 48 other Re publican members, actually joinet with 172 Democrats the same da.\ to approve the foreign-aid bill anr send it to the Senate. Without those 52 Republican votes, even the reduced foreign-aid authorization would have failed. This wasn' noted in the President's blast al the Republicans. Later on in the same statement, the President supplemented his attack on the Republican leadership with a criticism of the Republican members of the House as a whole. He said: "In the key vote on foreign assistance today, only nine per cent of the Republican members of the House supported this program which has hitherto commanded bipartisan 'support, arid I reiterate again, time and again, this program had bipartisan support in the years of the fifties. The danger is just as great today. I see no reason why the program and jits bipartisan support should be destroyed. He, Too, Voted Cuts But Mr. Kennedy forgot that, as a member of the House and then of the Senate in the 1950's, he, too voted for cuts in the foreign-aid programs proposed by presidents Truman and Eisenhower. Is it true, moreover, that bipartisan support and the program itself are really in danger today of being destroyed? The bill on final passage in the House called for $3.5 billion. This still is a large sum, and the President himself had done some cutting from his original request for $4.9 billion. He revised the figure down to $4.5 billion when a commission he had appointed advised that the amount could be cut. Later, further cuts were made by the House Foreign Affairs Committee, bringing the total down to $4.1 billion. Was a cut of less than 15 per cent of the sum — which occurred in what the President calls a "key vote" — the same thing as destroying the whole foreign-aid program? If the Republicans were guilty of partisanship when they voted with a bloc of 66 Democrats to reduce the amount from $4.1 to $3.5 billion, how shall the 66 members of the President's own party be classified? Are they, too, to be called "partisan"? If those 66 Democrats, which included the Democratic chairmen of I hree committees of the HOUSP — the Ways and Means, the Appropriations and Rules, respectively — are added lo the 172 Democrats who already favored the amount that the Foreign Affairs Committee recommended, this could have provided a sufficient majority to pass the measure in the form the White House desired. Aren't these three committee chairmen "Democratic leaders"? Hardly Logical So it is hardly logical to issue an intemperate statement attacking the Republicans and their leaders when there wore enough Democrats and their leaders in the House who didn't follow the President but 'who could have assured passage of the bill lie wanted. As for the handling of the Republicans, the President has blundered. Either he has been too busy to watch the situation carefully himself, or lie has been badly advised. For one thing, he has never invited the Republican lead ers to conferences at the White House on the foreign-aid program. President Eisenhower used to invite the Democratic leaders for breakfast regularly to talk things over. Also, it happens that "foreign aid" is unpopular today in the country generally and has been for some time. The appropriations in recent years have been passed with difficulty, too, because in reality the American people havo grown tired of what, in some in- stancies is regarded as international blackmail and extortion. But apart from the troubles that (he foreign aid program runs into — especially with so many interests at home pressing for bigger appropriations out of an already unbalanced budget — it is important for a President of the United States to steer a careful course himself in congressional affairs if he expects bipartisan support. The President's trouble is that sometimes he himself is too partisan — or to put it another way, lie isn't nun-partisan enough. (O 1863 N.Y. Herald-Tribune, Inc.) THE LITTLE WOMAN <M Klnr F»«lnrf.i Rvmliratt, 1m.., 196.1. Worlil HeMa rtMrvol. . "Let's watch that new Western I keep hearing about—the one called 'Vast Wasteland'." Renders Forum Sweet Dreams of Peace We hear so much these days about the easing of tension between the United States and the Communists. But how many remember the Communists' own prediction of 1930? "War to the hilt between communism and capitalism is inevitable. "Today, of course, we are not strong enough to attack. Our time will come in 20 to 30 years. "To win, we shall need the element of surprise. The bourgeouise will have to be put to sleep. So we shall begin by launching the most spectacular peace movement on record. There will be electrifying overtures and unheard-of conces- sions. "The capitalist countries, stupk and decadent, will rejoice to cooperate in their own destruction They will leap at another chance to be friends. "As soon as their guard is down we shall smash them with oui clenched fist." This was said by Demitry Z Manuilsky of the Lenin School of Political Warfare in Moscow in 1930. Isn't this exactly what they are doing today — trying to put us to sleep with all their talk of peace ful co-existence? Hadn't we 'better wake up before it is too late? EVA BARNETT, Jerseyville Like Nazis in Norway History tells us about the brib eries of state and national legis- ators to favor "big business;" about our public demoralization after World War I; about the fol- ies of the "try something" New Deal programs, about Nazi infiltration of the Norwegian government which allosved Quisling to ;ive Norway to Hitler, and about the many gains of communism. But people who supposedly earned about such corruption, and even a few who teach it, will ell us that since any Communists n our government would be very dangerous lo our national secur- ty, there can therefore be no dupes, stooges, or Reds in our administration. This is supposed o be impossible since our officials are native-born and raised. But didn't Quisling grow up in Nor- vay? Didn't Mao grow up in China? Didn't the scandalous Billie Sol grow up in the United itates? Some people even say they don't 'choose to believe" that Reds can je in our government. Cowardice is the reason for the slanders on Birchers and rightists, initiated by Communist propaganda. Anyone who chooses to believe the truth will probably find that our situation is as alarming as the Nazis in Norway, but in the face of an evil empire far larger than the Third Reich. GARY PHIPPS 577 Highland Ave. * * » * It's Different Noiv How times change! And in such a short time. Remember under Council-Manager government when refrigerators for the city were purchased out of town? The cry and the ruckus created by the opponents to Council-Manager government were long and loud. One would have thought a bomb had exploded in the center of town. Now by comparison, I note the city purchased a tractor from an out-of-town dealer. Nary a peep. One can now see the cries over the purchase of the refrigerators out-of-town were solely to discredit the Manager form of government. Strangely enough, it is now just fine. H. C. BOYD 2713 Brown St. 25 and 50 Years Ago August 2? > Albert Critchlow, former manager of the Temple Theft tef, had purchased a 100-by-250- foot tract on Central avenue, north of Royal street for the site of another theater, after the City Council rczoned the area for business. J. M. Mmipm was the architect /or the proposed building. Dallas N. Medhurst had been selected for training as assistant superintendent of Alton Post Office to succeed Salnuol A. Findley, whose retirement was near. Because of an all-time record clover seed harvest, farmers in the area faced the probability of selling their seed for a tenth of what they had paid for it. Herschel Funkhouser of Alton, administrator of the estate of his son, Herschel Jr., 21, filed a $10,000 suit in Circuit Court over an automobile accident in which his son died. Harold A. Decker arrived to assume his duties as head of the voice department at Shurtleff College. While at Oberlin College, Decker was assistant to Olaf Christiansen. Orval Scroggins emerged caddy champion of Muny Golf Course by defeating Homer Osborne, 1937 champ, 4 and 2. Richard Usinger, brother of Bill Usinger, city champion two years before, beat Herman Stewart, 5 and 5, to win the Class A tourney, In a 3G-hole match. Anton James, H of Hardin vicinity, turned his hobby of snake collecting into a profitable business. Among the types lie housed were copperheads, rattle snakes, blue racers, water moccasins, king, garter, and black snakes. His father, H. Francis James, was an art instructor at the University of Kansas, Emporia. Joe Heistand of Ohio, using Western Cartridge Co. ammunition, won the North American Clay Target championship for the third time in four years, breaking 200 of 200 in the regular event and 25 consecutive in a shoot-off; Homer Clark of Alton, veteran trapshooter and company representative, was a member of the world champion squad that turned in a combined total of 993 X 100, bettering by two targets the previous professional record of 991. Dredging operations in Alton Lake were slowed at times by obstacles which included anchor chains wrapped around the dredge blades, many attached to boulder size rocks. August 27,1913' The Prairie Oil Co. pipe llfie, starting al the Standard Oil Co.'s Wood ttlver refinery, had reached West Alton and now was being extended westward on Missouri Point. While one pipe crew laid the pipe line across the Mississippi, another had been at work otl the lower Point. Meantime, Ohio Oil Co. revealed its plans to erect a pumping station on the W. B. Muenne- mann farm, south of Wood River. As a first slep, a 9-inch well was being drilled to supply the pumping station with water. City Council was to be asked to enact an ordinance which would require all milk sold here at retail to be bottled and pasteurized, and which would impose stricter sanitation regulations on the milk plants. The provisions of the ordinance were outlined at a - conference between the city milk inspector, the Rev. S. D. McKenny, and representatives of Alton Retail Milk Dealers. Small producers voiced fear that the planned ordinance would squeeze them out of retail distribution. The body of Benjamin L. Dorsey, coal lands developer, was to be brought from Denver for burial at Beuld, the town named for him by use of a portion of his first name and the initial letters, "LD". Dorsey, a native of Gillesple, was many years in the coal business In Alton before going west. His death came after a 2- week Illness during which his daughter, Miss Edna, had attended him. A misunderstanding in rental agreement left a conflict between the Gentry dog and pony circus and a carnival over use of the city's one circus ground, the Feldwisch tract at the easterly edge of town. Both attractions were billed for the same dale, Aug. 29. Six members of Alton division of Naval Reserves were to be dropped "for good of the service." They had been charged with omissions in assigned duties on the trip of the Str. Illinois to Keokuk on which Gov. E. F. Dunne was an official guest. Supervisor Gus Haller, whose election had been affirmed by the county Board of Supervisors, was planning a showdown conference with Wood River town board to gain similar recognition by the auditing body. Dewcy Henry of East Alton suffered a broken arm in attempting lo crank his newly-acquired automobile. Victor Riesel in Venezuela How Castro Terrorists Were Beaten CROSSWORD By Eugene Sbeffer IB 31 36 55 47 48 19 22. 39 41 49 53 50 20 - 42 21 34- 43 10 44 II 2(o HORIZONTAL 1. god of flocks 4. network 8. asterisk 12. time of life 13. dash 14. European shark 15. pikelik* fish 16. theme 17. war god 18. amatory 20. goal 22. skill 23. drives . onward 27. Indian tent 30. Swiss mountain 31. solemn promise 32. wicked 33. pronoun 34. rail bird 35. Japanese coin 36. woeful 37. Dutch painter 38. pact 40. pronoun 41. Scotch county 42. zero 46. Persian poet 49. press 51. Greek letter 52. Nevada city 53. dove's home 54.rodent 55, Abel's brother 53. outfits 57. cry heard at bullfights VERTICAL 1. senate employee 2. culture medium 3. Roman emperor 4. withdraw 5. choose 6. scot 7. imposes as a result 8. impression 9. high hill 10. mimic Answer to yesterday's puzzle. 9-17 Av*r»f* Hi** vf ««|atl>»a> it ralanUi. <0 1S63, Klnr Fe»ture» gynii., Inc.) 3-27 11. thing, In law 19. 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There we talked of Communist Cuba's greatest political and military failure — Fidel Castro's inability to frighten the people of Venezuela with terror, arson, killing of police, and abortive guerrilla "warfare" out in the countryside. The guards were outside the house because my friend Romula Betancourt is president and the Communists recently tried to kill him. Otherwise the city and the nation are calm, prosperous, enjoying absolute democracy, and the highest income and wages in South America. And what particularly chagrins the small Castro terror band — now working svith underworld types — is the fact that $3 billion worth of U.S. investments also are safe, despite the few raids. Furthermore, American corporations, which have put more money into Venezuela than into any other country in the world except Canada, intend to increase .their business activity and more firms are coming in. How was Castro frustrated in a nation whose capital, Caracas, was in the hands of Communist terrorists for three days during the fall of I960 — three days during .which the underground Cuban squads set fire to buses, destroyed valuable property, assaulted civilians, as well as soldiers and police, and then converted the Central University of Venezuela into a fort from which the Communist street action units turned heavy fire on the people and the military. Had Courage First, the government had the courage to stand up, fight back, and not try to compromise with the Castro mystiques. Then, the unions also fought back. The Communists failed to maneuver into control of the oil workers, transport unions, waterfront and the campesinos (farm hands), as they have in other South American nations. I have just talked to Jose Gonzalez Navarro, head of the Confederation of Venezuelan Workers (CTV). ' We sat in his headquarters, along with the entire CTV high command, in the Edificio Plan- cherl. It is on the Puente Mo- hoclano, practically across from the Communist - controlled university grounds on which there Today's Prayer 0 Creator-Father, Who hast given me such a miraculous body to dwell in, help me to keep it clean and strong and fit for Thy service. Help me to reject all that would impair by bodily vigor, to find and use only what is wholesome and good for me, and to submit to healthy self-discipline — all for my'own good and the good of others; in Christ's name. Amen, —Alfred N. Sayres, Lancaster, Pa., professor-emeritus, The Lancaster Theological Seminary, (© 1963 by the Division of Christian Education, National Council of the Churches of Christ In the U, S. A.) are several high mounds. From those hillocks, the Communists used to shoot at the labor headquarters with high - powered rifles. Mr. Gonzalez Navarro sent word that tf a single anti-Communist labor Teader was killed, two Communists would be killed in turn. The shooting has virtually stopped. No one has been killed in the union ranks, Furthermore, the anti - Communist Venezuelan workers just show no fear of Castro's terror squads. The factory people, Gonzalez Navarro told me, havr organized shock brigades in the plant to make certain no Communists raid them. There also are anti - Communist political units to counter propaganda from Cuba, the Soviet Union, or mainland China, which pours tons of literature in Spanish into South America. Fidel Castro has had no more luck in the countryside than in the big cities. During 1960, his guerrilla bands tried to hit the hinterland. But they ran up against the anti - Communist union of campesinos. The CTV had gotten there first with the most. The anti - Communists have some 750,000 campesinos organized. Not only did they refuse to support the Castro guerrillas, the campesinos also prevented the raiders from living oft the countryside as Mao's and Che Guevara's jungle and mountain fighters do in Asia and such parts of Latin America as Peru. In the words of Gonzalez Navarro, a guerrilla who can't live off the rural people or frighten them into handing over ransoms of food, is like chicken and rice without chicken. (© 1063, The Hall Syndicate, Inc.) MIRROR OF YOUR MIND Hy JOSEPH WHITNEY A school film by Roundtabie Productions ("How to Make s Mistake") portrays a child who cannot correct his mistakes because he refuses lo acknowledge them. The film helps children understand why they make mistakes, aids them in learning from mistakes, and encourages hubils that prevent mistakes. 21 Can church attcndmioo iuduco rullglouti toolings? Answer: Regular exposure to n meritorious way of Jife, even if it is for social or business reasons, normally arouses interest, and Interest Is the first step toward active participation. Clergymen rarely examine motive!!, and subscribe, purhaps unconsciously, to the valid merchandising axiom that once you get a man Into your store (even if he came In mere- Answori Yes, due largely to ly to get out of the ruin) you a deficiency in self-confidence, can sell him something and A child's altitude toward his make him want to return, even own mistakes may help or hln- on clear days. der his efforts at improvement. <O 1UU3, King Feature*, Syntl.. Inc.) I Art< *onie children Do primates have a loft-bunded problem? Answer: Spme are left-handed, but It is rarely a problem. Jean R. Komalko recently pointed out In Parents Magazine Ihnt "handedness" Is not unique lo mankind. Cats, for example, generally are better co-ordi- nated, on the right legs lobsters make better use of the left claw, whljo dogs and horses tend to be ambidextrous. Howr ever, race horses that do favpr their right side sometimes lose lo slower, le(UfoQted horses when races are run counter* clockwise.