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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 2

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PAGE TWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1963 * rCRECAST Rail Panel To Begin & Discussion By JOHN KOENKi .IR. WASHINGTON (API — President Kennedy's choice as •chairman of the arbitration panel which will rule in the railroad labor dis- Many Schools Still Opening with Prayers By THE ASSOCIATED Public school pupils PRESS in thou- Until Low kolotod CLOUDY AND MILD Fair to partly cloudy skies are expected Friday night with scattered showers and thiiiidershowers over the central Rockies, light showers in the upper Lakes and occasional rain in parts of the middle and north Atlantic coast. It will continue cool over the Northeast and cool or cooler from the northern Plains to the Pacific Northwest. It will be warmer through the mid-Mississippi and Ohio valleys and continued warm in the South. (AP Wirephoto Map) sands of classrooms began the pule is losing no time in getting f , t . sl davs of schoo , (his yem . „,,„, to work. Bible reading or a prayer, despite Ralph T. Soward. a long-time | (he U.S. Supreme Court ban professional arbitrator who lives [ against required religious devo- here. was named only Thursday jtion.s. to head the seven-member panel. o defiance wns rare . But a HP told a newsman he plans on Wein Re-Elected By District NFO EDWARDSVILLE Wein of Edwardsville was reelected president of the 24th dis trict. of the Organization National Farmers Thursday evening Erwin at St. Jacob Community Hall. Ralph Kinzinger of New Athens was elected vice-president Fire Code In Proposed Ordinances A fire prevention code, recently urged by engineers of the National Board of Fire Underwriters as Alton's most immediate need for fire safety, is already before the City Council. Mayor P. W. Day said today that he finds that a local fire prevention code is included in the fire department chapter of Part 2 of the proposed revision of the city ordinance code. Adoption of Part 2 of the revised general ordinances of the city was undertaken last winter by the former council, but bogged down when consideration of the traffic code chapter was reached. 'Resubniits Part 2 City Clerk Paul Price some weeks ago resubmitted the unact- ed - on Part 2 ordinance No. 3107, to the new aldermanic council, and it was referred for study and a report by the ordinance committee, headed by Alderman Roy Geltz. Part 2 contains five unacted on chapters, those dealing with cigarettes, civil defense, fire department, gambling, and traffic. Day pointed out that the proposed chapter dealing with the city fire department includes as Article III a local fire prevention code as recommended by the Na- tionaJ Board of Fire Underwriters, but with a few revisions and several additional regulations. The mayor said he strongly favored adoption of the fire prevention code and have action on it expedited. The chapter on the fire department, could, if the council so will seek to in the council WeatherForecast Alton and vicinity: Increasing cloudiness and warmer tonight. Chance for brief thundershowers late tonight. Low temperatures tonight, 60-65, partly cloudy with little change in temperature tomorrow. High tomorrow near 80. Extended Forecast Southern Illinois —• Tempera' tures will average near to slightly below normal. Cool tempera tures are likely over the weekend followed by a slow warming trend. Normal highs, in the lowei 80s. Normal lows, in the upper 50s and lower 60s. Precipitation amounts will average one-tenth to one half inch with marked local variations. Scattered showers and thundershowers are likely early Saturday and again Tuesday or Wednesday. Sen. Javits Sees Decision For Kennedy WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen, Jacob K. Javits, R-N.Y., told the Senate today that President Kennedy "may well have to send U.S. marshals or troops" to Alabama to reopen schools where integration is scheduled to take place. Javits said this tvould be "a trying decision" for the President, but Kennedy "should have the support of the people of this country and of the Congress in the ed, on soybean contracts with j steps he finds ' it necessary to NFO which are ready for the I take." and re-elected were: Walter Metier of Columbia, secretary, and Ray Schmidt of Lebanon, treasurer. Ivan Ulmet of Godfrey was named to a three-year term as trustee and two district directors were elected: Irwin Doerr of East Carondolet, representing St. Clair County, and William Kelley of Troy, representing Madison County. Dwight Kiggins of Lebanon, a national negotiator for NFO in the meat commodities department, reported on a recent meeting in Chicago of NFO representatives with the Chicago Stock Yards and Swift and Co. He said that both were in accord with the farmers purposes and had agreed to cooperate in any way they could. Meetings with officials of the NFO are planned by both the stockyards and the packing company in the near future, he said. Kiggins told members that the stockyards and Swift had agreed that chain stores, handling about 80 per cent of the meat pur- have placed a heavy burden on the meat processing industry, results of which are felt in livestock prices to the farmer. Ray Iberg of Highland report- membership of the group as soon as beans are harvested. All members are being asked to sign a letter of intent now, estimating the number of beans which will Javits said the federal government has no choice but "to enforce the rights of citizens of the United States in Alabama when state authorities are unwilling to be available to NFO. Base price I enforce them." in the contracts will be ?2.75 a bushel. Iberg said that while thousands of bushels were held by members last year, it is hoped that millions will be the Castro Guerrillas Strike in Honduras goal of NFO this year. Several contracts with exporters to all parts of the world have been made, he said, and the demand for soybeans is growing every day. Indiana Legislature Rejects Interest Hike INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A pro- chose, be enacted independently j posa i to raise the maximum inter- of the other ordinances in Part 2 of the general revised ordinances. Such action was taken by the former council with a chapter on city finances and purchasing which was originally included in the Part 2 measure. Designated Inspectors Under the fire prevention code article, the fire chief is made the equivalent of "chief of the bureau of fire prevention," and enforcement of the code is given to the city fire department under super- .vision of the chief. Authority is given the chief to detail such members of his department as may be needed as "inspectors". The chapter sets regulations on storage of explosives, liquified petroleum gasses, and flammable liquids and lists areas where storage is permissable. It sets regulations relating to service stations, the building of open fires, and on smoking. The section on smoking makes it a violation for any person who est rate on bank certificates of deposit died Thursday, and Indi- TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP)—Government forces clashed with Castro-backed guerrillas in the northeastern section of Honduras Thursday and both sides suffered casualties, unofficial sources reported today. The number of casualties was not disclosed and there was no immediate confirmation from the government. meeting with Secretary of Labor \V. Willard VVirtz today to make preparations for calling a meeting of the full group. Under me course charted by a bill enacted last week to avert a nationwide railroad strike on Aug. 29. the arbitration panel is to work out a solution dealing with the crackling issues of 32,000 freight and yard firemen's jobs and makeup of train crews. Kennedy appointed Seward and two university faculty members, all with broad experience in arbitration of labor disputes, to round out the board. Congress provided for appoint ment of two panel members eacl by management and the union. 1 and for selection by the Presiden of the three remaining members if the labor-management mem bers could not come to agreemen on them. It took the two unior members and two managemen members only two days to an nounce they had agreed to dis agree. To serve with Seward as public members, Kennedy named James J. Healy, a professor of industria relations at Harvard's Graduaate School of Business, and Benjamii Aaron, director of the Institute of Industrial Relations at the University of California at Los Angeles. Railroad representatives on the arbitration panel are J. E. Wolfe, chairman of the National Railway Labor Conference, and Guy W. Knight, a Pennsylvania Railroad vice president. The unions are represented by H. E. Gilbert, president of the AFL-CIO Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, and ana remained the only state with a 3 per cent ceiling on interest paid by banks. Tavern Owner Charged With After-Hour Sales EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County tavern proprietor was charged in a wan-ant Thursday with the sale of liquor after the legal closing hour in connection with a check of an outdoor dance hall area by sheriff's deputies. Mrs. Earleen Glasper, who holds a county liquor license to operate the Lakeside Tavern on Eagle Park Road, near Venice, was named in the complaint after deputies visited the open-air dance hall at 1:20 a.m. Aug. 10. Chief Deputy Sheriff George by smoking or attempting to light!Ramach reported that no liquor tobacco, setsj "cense was displayed on the aiiy bedding furniture or grounds where beer was being dispensed from a place behind the bandstand. The grounds are located about 3 blocks from the tavern where Mrs. Glasper holds a license to operate a tavern in The penalty is a fine from $10 Madison County, the chief depu- (.•jgars, pipes, or fire to any household fittings, or any part of a building, so as to endanger life or property. It also bans smoking on intra- city busses. to $200. ty reported. Clip and Save lor Fiee Gilt B purple robe* He flood With thonw upon Hit V« CM! lot* for Hi* clothe* While not • word H« uid. If ho e ALTON A BOOK STORE An estimated 35 persons were present and a band was playing when Chief Deputy Ramach, night riding deputies and members of the sheriff's reserve entered the grounds. Cans of beer were recovered as evidence from tables where patrons were seated on the bandstand dance floor. Chief Deputy Ramach said deputies visited dunce hall after the outdoor reports received by the sheriff's office that beer was dispensed at grounds after the legal closing hour in Madison County. The warrant charging Glnsper with the closing Mrs. hour R. H. McDonald, vice president of the AFL-CIO Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. Under a timetable set up by the legislation, the board must begin bearings within 30 days and issue its decision within 90 days. The binding arbitration award wll be effectve 60 days after it is filed and will remain in effect for two ears. U.S. Plans Reform Push On Viet Nam WASHINGTON (AP)—The United States intends to press firmly for policy reforms by the government of South Viet Nam even though it has evidently failed in its drive to oust strongman Ngo Dinh Nhu. Nhu and his brother, President Ngo Dinli Diem, in separate interviews in Saigon Thursday played public confidence in security of The past spot check across the nation indicated that religious devotions have continued in many schools. In many cases, most of whom apparently continued their own or tlipir school's practice, whether prayer. Bible reading, silent meditation, inspirational reading or no devotons. Discontinued Sonic teachers. particularly those in states that had prescribed devotions, apparently dropped the practice. This appeared to be the case in parts of Pennsylvania. Its law requiring Bible reading was struck down by the high court. Public schools in Florida, Tennessee, South Carolina and Arkansas were reported continuing traditional prayer or Bible reading in the absence o.' any orders from state school officials. In New England, silent meditation replaced devotions in most classrooms. But in North Brookfield (Mass.) High School, the first day began with recitation ofj the 100th Psalm and the Lord's j Prayer at an assembly. Any pupil or teacher had permission to leave the hall. None^ did. School officials said they would continue the devotion until challenged, when they would review their position. - In Hawthorne, N.J., the Lord's Prayer and five verses of the Old Testament were recited. The school's lawyer said pupils nol wishing to participate could remain silent or leave the room Teachers who objected could ask that another conduct the de- •otions. To Cont'nue To Ask End Of Aid to Viet Nam WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Frank Church said today he may offer a resolution to shut off all American aid to South Viet Nam unless drastic reforms are undertaken by the Ngo Dlnh Diem gov- ernnienl. Church, an Idaho Democrat, said demands for stern U.S. measures — including some for a withdrawal of American military advisers — were voiced at what he described as a stormy brief- POPULAR WITH THE KIDS ANNISTON, Ala. —Alabama Gov. George Wallace is surrounded by school kids at Anniston following a ribbon cutting dedicating a new city street. During his speech, Wallace said the situa :- tion in Birmingham involving school integration is "very tragic." He promised to "continue my efforts for nonviolence and law and order." (AP Wire- photo) their positions, two weeks Nhu dis- the had been the target of considerable criticism from Washington, the chief immediate complaint being that he was responsible for attacks on Buddhist temples and widespread arrests of Buddhist monks and nuns and demonstrating students who supported the Buddhist opposition to the Diem government. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press in Saigon Thursday, President Diem said his government considers the Buddhist crisis to be a closed incident now and he predicted better relations between Viet Nam and the United States. In a separate meeting with a number of foreign correspondents in the Vietnamese capital, Nhu, who is head of the Vietnamese secret police, said he did not intend to retire. Only three days earlier President Kennedy had said in a public statement that the government of South Viet Nam had "gotten out of touch with the people" and lacked the popular support necessary for it to win il.s war against Communist guerrillas. For years, the guerrillas have terrorized the countryside in a struggle violation was issued Thursday hy Granite City justice of the peace Harry E. Hartmun on complaint of the chief deputy, jto take over South Viet Nam. FIRST.QUALITY EYEGLASSES EXAMINATION, LENS AND FRAMES, COMPLETE $^kCn Single 1 ONLY 9 <*F Vision Hlfocals $3 more CONTACT LENSES MONEY RACK $4 f\/\ GUARANTEE 1UU School officials in Atlanta and a district in San Antonio, Tex., said that since devotions had been voluntary in the past, they would continue on that basis. One case of open defiance was in Alabama, where Gov. George C. Wallace has said: "We don't care what the Supreme Court says." Daily Bible readings, without comment, will continue as required by state law, Wallace said. The court's ruling had little effect in several areas where prayer and Bible reading had been forbidden by state law—as in Illinois —or simply not been the custom— as in Arizona. Helicopters To Evacuate Tower Men CHATHAM, Mass. (AP) — A squadron of five Navy helicopters was ordered today to evacuate 31 men from Texas Towers II and III being dismantled off Cape Cod. The towers were reported being buffeted by strong winds and stormy seas. The Coast Guard at Boston said it asked Navy help upon receipt of a request from Lipsett, Inc., to remove the men. Lipsett is dismantling the two towers, once part of the Air Defense Early Warning system. Texas Tower II is 110 miles southeast of Cape Cod and Tower III 60 miles southeast of Chatham. Meanwhile three Coast Guard surface vessels were en route to the towers. The Coast Guard said the Navy expected to complete the job in four hours from the time the choppers leave Quonset. A helicopter, sent Thursday night to remove the workmen, failed to reach the tower. It lost its bearings in the stormy weather, couldn't find the tower and just made it back to Chatham Airport on outer Cape Cod with only enough fuel for 15 minutes flying timu. Meanwhile, the tower, buffeted by 40-mile-an-hour winds, seemed to sway precariously. Experi- Blame U.S. For Raid On Cuba 70 Towing Operators Questioned in Probe CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois state j operators would be favored with policemen have questioned 70 tow accident calls on slate highways MIAMI, Fla. (AP) truck operators in the Chicago and Illinois toll roads. Cuba I area in connection with reports of! Ragen declined to Santa Gara school teacher and! injured his three children. blames the United States for an j cash payoffs to state officers in! many policemen may he involved Cook. Lake, Du Page and Kane (but Atty. Gen. William G. Clark counties. i said as many as 3o may In- Director Joseph Ragen of the j implicated. The communique of Fidel Cas tro's armed bombs were forces said drqpped at several 4 a.m Thursday on Santa Clara, capita of the central Cuba province o Las Villas. The communique, heard in Mi ama via Havana radio, said tw< light aircraft which dropped th< bombs were escorted by two high flying jets which flew away north ward. "We hold the American govern ment responsible and we warn i that repetition of these acts ma> result in serious incidents," saic the Cuban armed forces state merit. "The Cuban government is not willing to tolerate the piratic al acts against us." It has become standard Castrc government practice to call anti Castro raids "piratical" and t charge the United States with let ting the raiders use its territory as a jumpoff point. 227 Births in Alton Listed During August Births in Alton showed a bi; upswing in Alton in August, wher 227 were registered. The August figure was the high est monthly figure since 191 las March. It boosted the eight-montl .otal to 1,432. Up to last month, births hac been lagging in Alton comparec o last year's showing. The pres ent total is only 20 less than tha of 1,452 at end of August in 1962 Deaths recorded here in Augus numbered 53 and brought the sight-month total :9 less than the end of August to 452. This is total of 471 a a year ago. enced hands said swaying is nor mal in high winds. LET ACME STRETCH YOUR FUEL OIL DOLLAR Summer Prices Are Lower ACME OIL CO. Flume 462-3080 or 465-5882 W. P. GOSSKTT, Owner Prescription Sunglasses Same Low Price! CROWN OPTICAL SERVICE Gla»«e» l)i»pt»i)t>t><} on the Prescription ot DR. ROBERT L. HANDELMAN Illinois Ueifistered Optometrist 106 K. BROADWAY — ALTON — 462-7611 OPEN MONDAY & FRIDAY UNTIL » P.M. ON YOUR AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE More Protection — Lower Cost No Membership Fee MILLERS' MUTUAL OP ILLINOIS rNSURANGB AUTO t HOMI BUSINESS Jerry Lomar East Alton- Wood River Phone 854-0U3JJ Illinois Public Safety Department said Thursday evidence of payoffs by tow truck firms in the four counties will be turned over to state's attorneys soon for possible prosecution. "We are busy now getting our findings in "We have a line," Ragen said, lot of material that has to be evaluated. It will be turned over to the state's attorneys concerned." Questioning of the Chicago tow truck operators climaxed more than a year of investigation into reports of troopers receiving cash payments and other gratuities, including whisky and cigarets. The reports indicated payoffs were made so that certain towing Thr two-hour closed briefing of. die Far F.astern Affairs subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee was conducted ! Thursday by Roger Hilsman, as- 'sistant secretary of state for Far : Eastern affairs. Sen. Frank Carlson. R-Kan.. said he also served j notice on Hilsman that the American people aiv fed up with being "tied up with n dictator" in the Southeast Asian country. Church told a reporter the brief. iM'4 reflected "a deteriorating situation" in South Viet Nam grow- iim mil of the Diem regime's I real men) (if Buddhists. "ff ur don't realize how shocked, indignant and aroused the people of (ho world are. we are losing all our perspective." Church declared. Church said there were sugces- tions that unless the situation is altered. Ihr United States should pull out its military and economic advisors. Sen. Frank .7. Iviusche. D-Ohio, Ihr subcommittee chairman, told the Senate after the meeting Thursday he concurred with President Kennedy's recent statement thai "there must be a change of policy by the South Viet Nam government and possibly a change in personnel." Blood Type is Possible Cancer Factor CHICAGO (APi—A study indi- Clark has assigned an assistant, eating that persons with type A Bernard Genis, to aid Ragen in i blood may be more susceptible to the preparation of charges HIM! j developing multiple cancers was would be filed with the State Po-, reported today in the Journal of lice Merit Board. ilhc American Medical Associa- "It appears that some police-jtion. men have been receiving kick ; Drs. H.A. Fadhi of Galveston, backs of 35 to 50 per cent of the]Tex., and R. Dominguez, Cleve- towing charges by favoring cer-jland, analyzed the records of 123 tain operators." Ragen said.; patients with multiple cancers "These practices apparently have | treated ; t St. Luke's Hospital, been going on for 10 years." j Cleveland, over a 20-year period. Officials said the investigation! Their study showed 56.9 per is one of two being conducted by .cent of the patients had type A undercover state troopers. In July j blood. William Morris, chief of the state ; The doctors said the number of police, reported an inquiry into cases at their disposal was too payoffs from overweight truckers,.small (o firmly establish the asso- to slate police in the Elgin Dis-iciation between blood type and trict had been opened. I multiple cancers. YOUR "CAMPUS" STORE SINCE THE YEAR 1884 YOUR BEST DEAL D\MPUS SPORTSHIRTS TRIM - FIT SPORTSHIRTS Tapered and cut extra long BO they look neat, stay neat AND—stay inl Finest wash 'n wear fabrics come out of the washer and hardly need an iron. Ace-high in style, colon and neat 'n plaid patterns. 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