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Inside: EDITORIAL .... PAGE 4 FAMILY PAGE 8 SPOJITS PAGE II OBITUARY PAGE 12 TELEVISION PAGE 12 COMICS PAGE IS CLASSIFIED .... PAGE li ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Serving the Alton Community for More Than 127 Years FAIR SUNDAY: Low 60, High 80 (Complete Weather, Page 3) Established January 15, 1836. 18 PAGES ALTON, ILL., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7,1963 Vol. CXXVIII, No. 200 7c Per Copy Member of The Associated Press. Two Oppose Tavern Site By WILLIAM O. KVAN Telegraph Staff Writer ED WARDS VILLE—Two objectors to a petition for reclassification of a Godfrey tract for operation of a night spot testified at a zoning hearing Friday that the enterprise would create a traffic hazard. Following testimony by witnesses on the petition to operate a private club at "Pat's Place," in Godfrey, the petition was taken under advisement by the County Board of Zoning Appeals. Principal objectors were Russell H. Mills and Edgar Ehlers, both property owners in the vicinity of the tract where Clarence J. Clark of Alton — a part - time contractor and director of a private club incorporated as the Multi Club — is asking a special use permit to establish a club for serving of food and liquor. Mills testified his property is less than a quarter-mile away from the present "Pat's Place' 1 location, and Ehlers, said his home also is in the immediate vicinity of the proposed club location. Both protested operations in the past at the one - story cement block structure known as "Pat's Place," where the county liquor commission three times refused requests for a liquor permit. Both Mills and Ehlers centered their objections on past operations at the location. They said the number of cars passing their homes, especially when children in the area are required to use the highway en route to and from school, and frequent stops by motorists to inquire as to location of the establishment, "have been a constant menace." Bar in Building Mills, in response to testimony that a quiet private club was contemplated, inquired "why is there a bar across the whole north part of the building ... I wonder why that hasn't ever been brought up." In conclusion Mills told the appeals board" "I'd like to have you take into consideration the people who live in the surrounding area.' He and Ehler had, produced before the board a petition sjgned by 15 property owners in the area protesting the granting of a spec ial use permit for the Multi Club at the Pat's Place location. John Springman of 1534 State St., Alton, who identified himself as president of Springman Realty and Lumber Companies at Alton, testified he has known Clarence J. Clark for "15 or 16 years" through business relationship and 'has known him as a "man of honor who keeps his word." Springman, whose realty firm joined with Clark in requesting the special use permit for the Multi Club's intended location on the tract, testified to the furnish- inal construction of the building UE Offers New Wiring Time Plan Homeowners will be able to make time payments on electri cal wiring improvements through Union Electric Co. on a 60-month payment plan, as a result of an Illinois Commerce Commission ruling today. The improvement cost of the wiring will be added to the utility firm's monthly bill to its customer. Union Electric will pay the con tractor and then assume respon sibility for collecting from the :iomeowner. The program has been set up on a trial basis effective through Dec. 31 of this year, but it is believed that, if the plan proves ef fective, the approval will be re newed by the ICC. Union Electric customers wh< occupy and own their homes are eligible to finance housepowe wiring installations in 60 month ly payments and have the option to submit the unpaid balance (less unearned carrying charges in full anytime during the five year period. The plan is being made avail able to owner - occupants of sin gle - family dwellings; two - fam ily dsvellings; and, three or four family flats or apartments. Prime purpose of the program is to give those unable to pa; cash for wiring improvements th opportunity to have such wor] done and then pay fir it along with their regular monthly elec trie bills. A. J. Crivello, sales supervise for Union Electric at Alton, re- contractor enthusiast! ports that electrical of the area seem about the plan and have indicat ed their cooperation. The financing aspect of the program will range from a mini mum job of $100 to a maxium o $1,000 per home. Minimum Job The minimum housepower wir ing improvements that will qual ify under this plan will consist o 100 ampere (three wire) servic allowing for 220 as well as 1(K watt service. "Pay as you go" housepowe FREEDOM PLEA 300 Children Arrested In Viet Nam Protests A Vietnamese high school student displays a "We want freedom" sign from a window during a rebellion of Saigon school children today. (AP Wirephoto Brazilian Forest Fires Kill 250 RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil GP) — A team of U.S. Peace Corps doctors, nurses and firefighting experts flew to the southern state of Parano today to help battle fires raging through tinder dry pine forests. At least 250 persons are estimated to have perished and 300,000 others lost their homes, according to reports Like Gypsy Rose, Maybe Water Wiggle Gets There Faster By GEORGE LEIGHTY Telegraph Staff Writer Ship and submarine designers ive decided that Gypsy Rose Lee as right all along — you , can Bt there faster with a wiggle. This applies to all underwater nd surface craft, says Dr. Wilam G. Shaw, physics professor t Edwardsville" campus of South- rn Illinois University, who has jught for 15 years to learn why sh and water animals can move ister in the water than boats. Since a wiggling ship or submarine, in their separate spheres, would be harder on the crews than the shore leave gyrations of Miss Lee are on her audiences, "we don't necessarily want our submarines to wiggle," Dr. Shaw says. "But we are working with a plastic skin which ripples over a rigid hull. This does the same thing as a fish's wiggle — it breaks up water drag on the ves sel." Formerly an analyst in science and technology Ordinance Test Calif., Dr. Slm\ the research f man "as super he is to the bi spoke on a syr cean research D.C., conducte< can Institute of es and sponso Navy. The speed of ines is govern on the hull a at the Naval aimed at making to the fish as In August he symposium for ceta- in Washington, by the Ameri Biological Sclenc- ed by the U.S. by water drag propellers, the SIU professor says. "Water dra;,' is caused by a thickening of water as it flows around a fast- moving object. Sea animals break up this viscosity in the boundary layer by wiggling as they move." During World War II, Dr. Shaw said, "I saw porpoises swim rings around speeding torpedoes. They would nudge the torpedoes, trying to gel them to join in their games. Needless to say, this in terfered with our accuracy records. After years c? study, I think we are on the right track." Ask County Disapprove Fare Hike EDWARDSVILLE — Resolutions were drafted here late Friday asking the Madison County Board of Supervisors to go on record al its meeting next Tuesday as op posing Bi-State Transit Agency' reaching, here. The U.S. embassy said U.S. ing of building materials for orig- wiring modernization to increase ampere older homes to the now sought to be established as minimum 100 ampere service a private club. He said, however, he had never been in the building. Other Witnesses Clayton Williams of Alton, who appeared as counsel for Clark at Friday's hearing, offered a statement to the appeals body asserting that Clark had never had any previous connection with operations at the location and asserted , the previous operations "should not have any bearing on the presently - intended use. In addition to Springman, Williams called as witnesses Clark and Albert CaldwelJ of Alton, the latter a brother-in-law of Clark considered adequate for this day and age has already been instituted in several other states. Newer homes, most all of which are supplied with 100 ampere service capable of handling the numerous 220 volt appliances of today will not be affected by the plan. and one of Multi Club. the incorporators of TODAY'S CHUCKLE A bore is one who opens his mouth and puts his feats in. (© 1963, General Features Corp.) Navy ships participating in maneuvers would be diverted to the Parana port of Paranaagua with medical supplies and equipment. The Peace Corps team was headed by U.S. embassy counselor Gordon Mein. The team carried medical supplies and blood plasma. Officials in the state capital of Curitiba reported that about 500 persons have been injured in the fires. A U.S. spokesman said firefighting experts from the United States also would fly to Parana. They will include Nerly Laubem, head of the fire control division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Parana is Brazil's most important coffee-producing state. Gov. Ney Braga, who appealed for outside assistance, said the situation in the drought-plagued state was "much worse than you can imagine." Forty-nine bodies have been recovered and the death toll probably will go much higher, Col. Italu Cortes, director of the firefighters, reported from Curitiba, the state capital 200 miles southwest of Sao Paulo. Many communities in the path of the flames are in remote areas and some settlements are accessible only by air. Firefighters were DATA AT THE DAM 8a.m. temperature Yesterday's 3.3. Poo! 23.4. high 81°, low 58°. River stage below Precipitation dam at 8 a.m. today 65 24 hrs. to 8 a.m. None. hampered further hour winds. by 30-mile-an- Cortes said one fire was brought undor control outside Monte Alegre, Brazil's major paper-manu- facturing center, -but the city of about 30,000 still was in danger. Cortes said it appeared that only a heavy rain could quell the fires. He said the state has had no soaking rain for eight months In addition to coffee plantations and vast lumber resources, the sub-tropical state bordering Argentina and Paraguay has many rich farms developed by Italian German and Slav immigrants. FDA Contends That Krebiozen Is Worthless WASHINGTON (AP) — The Welfare Department announced today that the controversial drug Krebiozen has been identified as an inexpensive chemical which it said has been found to be ineffective in treatment of cancer. Analysis of a sample of Kre biozen powder which sponsors o: the drug gave to a Food and Drug Administration inspector on July 12 showed it was a chemica named Creatine, an amino acid plentifully available from meat in the regular diet, the departmen said. The announcement was made in a statement at an unusual Sat urday news conference called to report on results of a lengthy in vestigation of the drug and claim! made for it. proposed increase in bus transportation fares. A resolution also will be offered jpposing Bi-State's removal from nterstate commerce commission' authority. The resolutions were prepared by the county board's judiciarj committee, headed by Ft. Russel Township Supervisor Wilford Sues sen. One of the measures request that the county board as a whole go on record as opposing the pro posed rate increase by Bi-Stati Transit Co. The other asks for board con currence in opposing a bill pend ing in Congress which would re move the Bi-State from contro of the Interstate Commerce Commission. The latter resolu tion requests that each membe of the county board contact dis trict representatives in Congres: urging them to vote against th< bill, and directs that copies o both resolutions be forwarded to members of the St. Clair Coun ty Board of Supervisors. Members of the judiciary com mittee in addition to Suessen are Assistant Supervisors Claude Echols of Venice Township. Mi chael Pellegrin of CollinsvilU Township and Pin Oak Township Supervisor Eldon Engeling. Raps U.S. for Try At Diem Ouster ROME (AP)—Archbishop Ng Dinh Thuc was quoted today a saying the United States spent $2 million in an effort to replace hi brother, President Ngo Diem of South Viet Nam. The 65-year-old Roman Catholi prelate arrived Friday from Sa: gon to attend the Vatican Ecu menical Council which resume Sept. 29 after a nine-month re cess. To Ask Rehearing on Water Rate Ruling Objectors to an increase in Alon Water Co. rates will file a petition for rehearing from the _'ourth District Appellate Court's ruling against water users in the rebate fund case. The appeals court, in a decision announced this week, allowed a rebate of no more than $270,000 plus 5 per cent interest over a period of about IVz years. A suit filed in the case, the subject of long litigation, involv- ed two additional counts which would have brought the total rebate figure to $465,000. However, the appeals court ruled against the additional two counts. R. Emmet Fitzgerald, one of the attorneys for a group of water users, said a petition for rehearing would be filed with the appellate court, asking the court to reconsider its decision. Eligible If the petition is denied, water Russell Opposes Test Ban Treaty By ERNEST B. VACCARO WASHINGTON (ff) — Senate Democratic leader Mike Mansfield says he still expects overwhelming Senate approval of the limited nuclear test ban treaty despite the announced opposition of Chairman Richard B. Russell and some members of his Senate Armed Services Committee. Russell, a Georgia Democrat, said Friday that "after long and careful study, I find that I can not conscientiously support this treaty." Protest Chinese Signing of Treaty MOSCOW (AP)—The Soviet Union has protested to the United States the signing of the limited nuclear test ban treaty by Nationalist China in Washington last month. The protest appeared to be designed to placate the Communist Chinese who described Nationalist China's signature as an "act of betrayal" by the Soviet leaders toward Peking. The official Tass news agency reported Friday the protest was handed to the State Department with a reminder that Moscow's non-recognition of President Chiang Kai-shek's government was made clear to the United States and Britain when the treaty was being negotiated. They're Flipping on Rte. 100 The opposition came as no surprise to Mansfield. Approval by two-thirds of those voting is required for ratification. If all 100 senators vote, at least 67 votes will be needed for approval when the showdown comes after an expected two weeks of debate. Survey Usuually reliable sources said checks indicate the opposition will be unable to rally more than 20 votes. Russell said he will outline his reasons for opposition during debate starting Monday on the treaty banning nuclear texting except underground. His announcement followed similar ones from Chairman John Stennis, D-Miss., of the armed forces preparedness investigating subcommittee, and Sen. Strom Thurmond, D-S.C., a member of the subcommittee and the parent group. Sen. Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., a member of the full committee, told an interviewer he, too, is inclined to oppose ratification. "Unless I am presented evidence between now and the time the Senate votes that will allay my fears, I shall vote against the users have the right to petition he Illinois Supreme Court for a •eview of the case, Fitzgerald said. Though Fitzgerald said there is lot an "absolute" right to petition the higher court, he added that "we think the supreme court will probably want to hear this because of the uniqueness of the law involved." The appeals court, in effect said in its decision that the cir cuit court has no jurisdiction en two counts, Fitzgerald pointec out. "However," Fitzgerald said "the law on the jurisdiction of the court on a matter like this is not completely clear. The Supreme Court has never had a case exactly like this and doesn't have a precedent to go by." The president of the water company, Frank McAndrew of Rich- -nond, Ind., where the utility's >arent headquarters, is located, was out of town today and unavailable for comment. Another company officer Jacob T. Wankmuller, also of Richmond, declined to comment until he had read the court decision. Meanwhile, there is another court case pending between water users and the Alton Water Co. over a rate increase granted earlier this year. Appealed The water company appealed to the Jersey County Circuit :ourt from a ruling by the Illinois Commerce Commission granting a 23 per cent increase in rates after the utility had re- Ages Are Mostly Under 16 By MALCOLM W. BROWNE SAIGON, Viet Nam (AP)—Saigon combat police dragged off about 300 rock-throwing, jeering children today as a school rebellion swept the city. Most of those arrested were under 15 years old. Helmeted police charged into the Vo Truong Toan Boys School and the adjoining Trung Vuong Girls School, dragging students, many carrying their books, into a fleet of army trucks. Students screamed from windows at American newsmen: 'President Kennedy supports Ngo Dinh Diem beating and arresting students." At Schools Children staged noisy anti-government demonstrations . in at least a half dozen other schools, including the Marie Curie and Jean Jacques Rousseau High Schools attended mainly by the children of high ranking civil servants and government officials. Schools in Saigon reopened Wednesday. They had been closed since last Saturday, when thousands of children tried to demonstrate and were arrested. No serious casualties were reported in today's outbreak, although some students suffered twisted ankles, cuts and bruises. Combat police were reinforced by marines, army special forces, treaty," Byrd said. Democratic: and Republican leaders are expected to work FRIDAY FLIP THURSDAY FLIP A tor injury and head lacerations race «oad, state police reported. Ad- A Decatur man can consider him- Bruson, 535 W. Olive, told police lit re guffered by Louis Vaughn of 21 W. mitted to St, Joseph's Hospital follow- self lucky re SUlieiow uy *"•.,» ,,—„„„„ «,„ n «»i,i~.,f Vontrhii wns runnrtfid ill autOllUtbll were BI»»»««*'»« ™j .--«.- • —-- 0 ™- -,.-- -Hill Dr., Godfrey. Friday afternoon whew Ws car left Rte. 100 oil ft curve about ft half-mile west of Clifton Ter- Joseph's Hospital touow- sen meny escaping uninjured from this lost control ot the car and ran u» the Vaughn was reported in automobile on Its top on Bte. 100 about side of the bank and fHpped over, W omdfflon at noon today. one-fourth of a mile we* of the Piasa tag on the highway. Brusou wa* ticH-- UUIUIH b e ftt n Thlirsday . Dale eted by state police. quested a 41 per cent hike. A motion filed to temporary injunction dismiss a issued last month by the Jersey court pre venting the transfer of the case to Madison County Circuit Court was denied last sveek. J. F. Schlafly Jr., the attorney with Fitzgerald representing a group of water users objecting to the 23 per cent increase, said his motion to dismiss was based on the fact that less than one half of 1 per cent of the utility's assets and only three customers of the company are in Jersey County- Schlafly said there are 14,000 customers of the company in Madison County. Acting Jersey County Circuit Judge Howard L. White ruled he had jurisdiction to hear the case. In other litigation involving the utility, a petition filed by the city of Alton for permission to take over t h e water company is scheduled for a hearing before the ICC on Sept. 25 in Springfield. Fairrnount Man Says $20,000 Stolen and large detachments of plainclothes strongarm men. Some children 13 or 14 years old, were carried, kicking and screaming, to trucks. A handful of parents tried to make lines, their way but were through police turned away. Women, tears streaming from their eyes, argued vainly with police, as the children were carried off. Mass Arrests The rebellion followed a week of student undercover organization, in which students distributed mimeographed handbills throughout the city. Hundreds were arrested in their homes during the week. Combat police carried shotguns and submachine guns as they smashed into the schools, but no shooting was reported. U.S. officials posted strong security detachments embassy, chancery around the and other buildings. shoulder-to-shoulder for ratification. The opposition is expected to muster its biggest vote on attempts to write reservations into treaty which would require its renegotiation with the Soviet Union, Great Britain and more than 80 other signers. ICcber \utiun Sen. Barry G. Goldwater, R Ariz., will offer a reservation to potstpone the effectiveness of tin. treaty until the Soviets remove military equipment and personnel from Cuba. Sen. Russell B. Long, D-La., said he will offer another making clear that under the treaty tlv |lmy „„. „„.,, „. .^...^ ,„„,„,„ ,„ United States can use its nucleurjj ( . wi ,i r y f,. on , n j s fail-mount home, weapons at its own choosing in] Elfrcd said he discovered tin self-defense or the defense of i!s|ti, t 'tt ;l fte:- he and his wife return K. Stillman Elfred reported Fri- iday the theft of nearly $'20,000 in allies. Stennis, in a Senate speech, said that closed committee testi mony by military and scientific experts convinced him that then; is "cause tor great concern and alarm about the security implica lions oi the pn>|>osed treaty." He said hi.s subcommittee will provide a report and summary oi Ihtac hearings before the Senate votes. eel from a vacation trip to Maine. He said they last saw the four pieces ot jewelry when they left July 29. Items reported stolen included two pins, one valued at $4,500, the other at $9,500; a $3,500 platinum bracelet, encrusted with rubies and diamonds; and a $750 diu niond guaui rim;. Elired is a dp-ti-lor at the Olin Muthieson Chemical Corp. Rockefeller To Speak At Rockl'ord ROCKFORD, III. (AP) - Republicans of northern Illinois had a chance today for a closeup view of a possibility for their parly's 1964 presidential nomination, Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller of New York. A crowded timetable was arranged for Rockefeller and his wife, Margaretta, from the moment they step from their plane at the Greater Rockford Airport. A news conference and a reception at the airport were set up before the governor's departure for the Ogle County Fair Grounds for a rally of Republicans of the 16th Illinois Congressional District. Stanley H. Guyer, state central committeeman for the six-county district, said the gathering is not designed to boom the New Yorker for the top spot on the GOP ticket next year. But Rockefeller will have ample opportunity before and after his midal'ternoon speech to test his current political popularity. Mrs. Rockefeller, 4ih graf 155 New York dateline. UN Headquarters To Be Expanded UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) —Work on remodeling of United Nations hoadiiuurters to accom- mixlati' expanded membership will bt-yin early next year, ac- curding to an announcement Friday. The estimated $1,556,000 cost must be approved by the General Assembly which opens Sept. 17.

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