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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 2

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PAGE TWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1963 Show tew T«»npwcrturM Expected GOP Leaders Absent Rockefeller in Slate ;riay from Albany. After a small jreception of the Rockforr 1 Air- By EDMUND R. D'MOCH Associated Press Staff Writer OREGON. 111. (APi — Know-1port and greetings from 300 per- Irdgpable political pros would say i sons, the Rockefellers traveled ; ;mv impact Rockefeller may havpj little today on the impact made|some 25 miles to Oregon in a car- jniadr on the crowd, but he la- by Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller ofjavan of 22 automobiles. have been going on since the 1930s, he said. Smith declined to speculate on Johnson Arrives In Turku Now York on the voters of thisj There were no banners dis-jthe possible GOP state and con- of! played either at the airport or| gre ssional candidates in 1964 had mented the fact that not one of; TURKU. Finland (API-One of ultra conservative section northwestern Illinois. Their interest was more con-1 proach of Rockefeller j along the road heralding the ap-1 showed up. "This is one place any Republi- SUNNY AND COOL Generally fair and dry weather is due across the country Monday night. Some cloudiness is expected over extreme northern and, mountainous areas of the west and New England with shower activity limited to parts of the extreme northeast. Seasonable temperatures will rule with cool readings over northern and mountain areas and warm weather over the southland. (AP Wire- photo Map) eentrated on Republicans who will; At the fairgrounds, the visitors can runn j n g f or office next year seek state and congressional of-j were mobbed by autograph seek- cou j d have mac | e political hay." |fice next year, but who failed fojers and handshakers. Both Rocky, ne sajc j "This j s one p i ace where ishow up at Saturday's Ogle Coun-iand his wife, whom he called by| a man ' COU ] d have met hundreds ty Fair Grounds GOP picnic. The her nickname. "Happy" many| of voters talked with them and annual affair is sponsored by the times, posed for pictures withj snook hands with them—and not regular Republican organizations!dozens of children on the pleas| onp snoW ed up." Rep. John B. Anderson, a Re- ! Carroll. Ogle, Slephrnson. U'hiteside and vVinnobago counties. Plan Body Wants To Hire Director The executive committee of the Southwestern Illinois Metropolitan Area Planning Commission today voted to advertise for the position of paid executive director. The commission, created by the state legislature at its last session, met today at Holiday Inn near Edwardsville. Under the terms of the position, the director would be in charge of directing the planning of the commission in the two- U.S. Sends Food to Refugees WeatherForecast Alton and vicinity—Clearing tonight with the low around 60. Sunny and a little cooler Tuesday. High Tuesday 80 to 85. Extended Forecast Southern Illinois — Tempera- By EDGAR MILLER RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP) county area. The commission wasj_ The Unjted states mshed tons created to coordinate orderly de-l , velopment of Madison and St. of food su P phes today to abou Clair County. 300,000 homeless refugees fleeing Advertising for the director po-'from four days of uncontrolled sition will be placed in major {forest fires in the drought-parched ; of Parana. Officials expressed hope that heavy rains moving slowly northward from Argentina would end the fires that have claimed possibly 250 lives and destroyed thou sands of acres of coffee plantations. Food supplies were running short. The six-county 16th Congressional District which also includes Jo Daviess County is heavily Republican. In recent months, an Illinois Goldwaler for President organization has been formed to boom Sen. Barry Goldwater of Arizona for the GOP nomination. There also is a strong John Birch Society movement among con-1 speech, servatives of the section. i Small Welcome of their parents. A "Welcome to Oregon. Rock." i sign was displayed at the fairgrounds, well in view of the audience of more than fi.OOO persons. The New York governor blasted the Kennedy administration for I publican who represents this dis- district, had been in the area earl ier in the week, but not Saturday. Sen. Everett M. Dirksen, GOP Senate leader, remained in the what he termed were failures at home and abroad. The shirt- sleeved and cotton dress crowd was cordial, applauding numerous ! East. Illinois has a Democratic governor, Otto Kerner, lieutenant governor and state auditor. The sec- times during the' 20-minute i retar >' of state ' attorney general. j treasurer and superintendent of Big Picnic j public instruction, also elective Victor Smith, state GOP chair-1 posts, are held by Republicans. Into this political climate, Rock-; man and the highest ranking par- efeller, who may seek the GOPity member in attendance, termed presidential nomination, and his the picnic "one of the biggest tures will average one to six de-jwife, Margaretta, flew in Satur-iwc've ever held." The picnics grees above the seasonal nor- mals. A slow warming trend is expected throughout the week. Little or no precipitation is expected. Normal highs, in the low 80s. Normal low, in the upper 50s and lower 60s. Ray \V. Page, superintendent of schools, was the only one of these on hand. He does not face an election campaign next year. newspapers in the two counties, i Alton May, chairman of the) commission, who presided at the meeting today, said the director should be qualified in municipal and regional planning. Referring to a previous suggestion that a director be hired locally, May said that all applicants should be screened in an effort to get the best qualified, , . , . , , person regardless of where! ^b.ned ,n Crushing powdered he lives. He said the director "Should be "a planner, a self-starter — someone who will go out himself to get things started." The United States and Brazil led in rushing powdered milk, cornmeal and flour to the This afternoon the committee was to discuss applications for ^ ee the position previously obtained: P r °p arn . for it by the State Board of Eco-< and trucked in " refugees. Doctor and nurse teams of the U.S. Peace Corps were reported treating about 500 injured refu- The U.S. Food for Peace foodstocks flown nomic Development However, the position open and other applications are being accepted, it was explained. The committee voted to ask forj bids on a $10,000 blanket bond for three members of the erecutive committee. Brazilian President Joao Goulart , called for an all-out effort to help is still j p arana The government has ordered $1 million in federal funds released to Parana Gov. Ney Bra- "Now only rain can save us from total defeat," said Col. Italo Conte, head of the fire-fighting effort, in a telephone inerviesv from Curitiba, capital of Parana. There has been no appreciable rain in the state since January. Conte had said 250 persons Gronouski New U.S. Postmaster Y's Men to Hear Speaker from AA A member of Alcoholics i his estimate. |ways. Anonymous will be the guest j "The final count could be much; P UD IJ C Works Director Paul A. WASHINGTON (AP) - John Gronouski. 43, Wisconsin state tax commissioner, was named today by President Kennedy to be postmaster general. Gronouski will succeed J. Edward Day, the original postmas ter general in Kennedy's Cabinet, who resigned Aug. 9. Until the Senate acts on ronouski's nomination, which Kennedy will submit in the next 'ew days. Sidney W. Bishop will continue to serve as acting postmaster general—a position he has leld since Day's departure. Gronouski, a Democrat, has seen commissioner of taxation for :he state of Wisconsin since January 1960. Prior to that, he wasj research director for the tax de-l partment. I Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson's Finnish chauffeurs was killed in a road accident early today and the death cast a cloud over Johnson's trip to Finland's c* second city. The vice president, looking tired and subdued, arrived in Turku, 100 miles northwest of Helsinki, in foggy weather and was greeted by city officials but, for the first time since he came to Scandinavia six days ago there was no crowd. The reason was that Johnson arrived an hour ahead of the schedule published in local newspapers. His aides had no immediate explanation of the schedule change. The vice president and Mrs. Johnson flew separately from Helsinki to Turku. Heavy fog was believed to have caused the death of chauffeur Glaus Bertil Granblom. who was driving an airport limousine for the vice president's party. j Because of the schedule mixup, I Johnson shook fewer hands this I morning than at any other time I of his north European tour so far. ; | Sunday, in Lapland. Johnson] i made seven stops on his trip from Rovaniemi Airport into the town, shaking hands with hundreds ofj people. MISS AMERICA Donna Axum, 21-year-old Miss Arkansas, from El Dorado, poses after she was named Miss America at the annual pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. She Is a University of Arkansas senior. (AP Wirephoto) Four Youths Arrested for Trespassing Reigns as Miss America NKW YORK (APi— A year of excitement and glamor is under EDWARDSVILLE— Four Wood; way toddy for Donna Axum. the River youths were arrested about; Arkii lisas beauty who is Miss 4:10 p.m. Sunday for trespassing 'America ol 19H-J. at the shale pit, near the west Donna. 21. checked into a New city limits of Edwardsville. 'York hotel Sunday night from the The four were: Jim G. Bauer, passant at Atlantic City, N.J., ROCKEFELLER IN ILLINOIS OREGON, 111. — New York's Gov. Nelson Rockefeller sinks his teeth into an ear of corn at a Republican rally and picnic at Ogle County Fairgrounds in northern Illinois Saturday. Mrs. Rockefeller is at left. (AP Wirephoto) Way Cleared for Rodgers Widening Clearing the way for calling j strultional easements are in construction bids, final plans andjha" d ; and^that the city submit specifications for the 6 - year - old North Rodgers widening and paving project have been approved copies of the ordinance to ban improving North Rodgers date back to the winter of 1960, but the project actually had its inception Legionnaires ~ Discuss Cuban Policy By JOE MCGOWAN JR. MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP)-A The arrest made hy § ( ; . i _ _ *• • i; j . L _ A. *.: *• ° ! i]5, of 129 East Acton. Wood Riv-1 er; Ronald Belts, 16, 237 Acton, i for s()mo so , jd round of Mon & ful , Wood River; Cynthia Bauer, 20, 129 East Acton; and Robert Bor-j Tno h R"'' e thal hel P pd her de- man Jr., 20. of 117 Lorena, Wood 1 feat .il other contestants and win River. parking on both sides of North about three years earlier before Rodgers from Bloomer Drive to | the area was annexed to Alton perished in the fires'but revised by the Illinois Division of High-1 f ,.P° int 15 ° {eet ***** of »ej a better and safer route tor pupils bridge. One of the urgent reasons for speaker Tuesday at the firstJi ess O r much greater because indoor meeting of the season of'there is just no way to know," he Alton Y's Men's Club, the international service club for men of the YMCA. The meeting will be held at the YMCA building beginning with a supper at 6:30 p.m. Anyone interested in doing volunteer work for the "Y" is welcome or prospective volunteers may contact Harvey Schuetz, 3505 Biscayne Ave., or Wayne Inlow, 3843 Horn St. said. "Many families are separate but most of the men are probably fighting the fires somewhere." He estimated that 300,000 persons out of a state population of 2.1 million, were burned out of their homes. The fires, scattered over 50 areas, appajently dealt a severe blow to the coffee crop. Parana is Brazil's biggest coffee-producing state. Alton Sewer Bids to Be Opened This Afternoon First sealed bid on Alton's near-million dollar southside interceptor sewer system was received six hours in advance of the bid opening set for 2 p.m. today. The initial proposal came by special delivery mail to the office of City Clerk Paul A. Price from the Haddad Construction Co. of Columbus, Ohio. Ten prime contractors are known to have figured on the Rodgei-s proct from no " h to Agnes, a distance of about 3,!000 feet. Lenz said today that he will in-, vite proposals of contractors on the motor fuels tax project as soon as a few conditions attached . to state approval have been met. j The P lans provide for two 11- Final approval of the project is! foot central lanes of cement- conditioned on assurance that concrete pavement for moving City Council has appropriated the improvement was to provide in MFT funds for the. a better and safer route for pupils ect for provision of sidewalks on; North Rodgers. parade of military experts testify today as American Legion groups prepare reports for the organization's national convention. The highlight of preconvention activity was a forum on Cuba, presented Sunday by the Legion Commissions on Foreign Relations and National Security. The Legion has made no secret that it will demand the United States take a stronger position against the Communist regime of Prime Minister Castro in Cuba. But legionnaires were told by John Crimmins, U.S. State Department coordinator of Cuban affairs, that a two-front policy aimed at ousting Castro is being executed. "I can say that in the net our policy is progressing," Crimmins said. "We face a long hard road, and I would mislead you if I were to say that the end is in sight. OH, WELL MIAMI (AP)-When Brig. Gen. Robert A. Ballard of the Homestead, Fla., National Guard went to Ft. Stewart. Ga., to accept a plaque, he did so hesitantly. When the general accepted a to reach the Thomas Jefferson j citation for a unit safety award, public schools. The board of local improvements recently activated a proj- he reached out with a bandaged finger. It had been caught in a car door. But we are advancing." ZIKE Pharmacy I 627 E. Airline Dr.,R. H. Dial CL 9-2283 James Smith of the Edwardsville I Police, is the fourth trespassing arrest made this summer at the shale pit location. The four will ithe Miss America crown Saturday ; night may suffer if the pace becomes too hectic. "I can walk around town and lose two pounds," the brown-eyed appear before Police Magistratej queen froni E1 Dorado, Ark., said William Traband. Trial of Song Delayed for Exam SEOUL, Korea (AP)—An army court-martial board postponed indefinitely today the trial of former Premier Yo-Chan (Tiger) Song, 45, pending an examination of Song's physical condition. He has high blood pressure and kidney trouble. Sunday when asked how she maintained her 35-23-35 form. "I like to eat and I do eat, everything and all the time, at regular meals and in between." Donna is 5 feet 6% inches tall and weighs 124 pounds. Donna's first ambition, after this year is over, is to return to the University of Arkansas, complete her education and then undertake graduate work in radio and television entertainment. any funds received from property owners for sidewalks be deposited in the Rodgers Avenue MFT account; that a statement be submited showing all con- traffic, and 7 - foot blacktop shoulders for parking. With curb and gutter, the improvement will be 38 feet in width. Active plans of the city for big construction project but no indication had been received just how many would actually j put in proposals. For bidding the project was divided into four divisions and contractors were invited to bid! on one or all. Bids were to be opened in the city council chamber of city hall where they were to be publicly read by Public Works Director Paul A. Lenz. ON YOUR AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE More Protection — Lower Cost No Membership Fee MILLERS' MUTUAL Of H.UNQIS NSURANCI AUTO t HOMi •UflNff* S, HAROLD (Cotton) ROBERTS Office HO 5-5551 After t p.m. 4M-8318 TELEPHONE CUSTOMERS IN Alton Wood River Bethalto Brighton Every Convenience CHAPEL RKC'EPTKW ROOM MODERN MOTOK EQUIPMENT PARKING IX>T SLUMBER ROOM PRIVATE FAMILY ROOMS WITH PRIVATE ENTRANCE AIR-CONDITIONED »••»••••••»•»»»•*•»••»»»•• Pictured above is our beautiful Chapel ... a Chapel to tfive benign reverence lo any se rvice conducted therein. This is only one of thi- many extra accommodations that are available when you call on us in your time of need. Alton's Only Funeial Home Built Specitically ior the Purpose Funeral Home 2409 STATE STREET ALTON, ILLINOIS Superior Ambulance Service—Day or Night— fit. HO 5-7731 . FOR DIRECT DISTANCE DIALING CALLS-DIAL THE "I" FIRST FOR CALLS WITHIN YOUR TOLL-FREE AREA JUST DIAL THE LISTED NUMBER! For numbers not in the directory—dial 411 for Information (Bethalto and Brighton customers dial Operator) NOTE—Remember Sunday the Area Code for Alton, Wood River, Bethalto and Brighton changed to 618. We suggest you notify others who may call you. It will help them reach you quickly. ILLINOIS BELL 401 Market Strut f TELEPHONE PJ»onu 468-9981 SNIDER' ( KNOWN FOR QUALITY ;AT LOW PRICES SPECIAL: YOUNG MEN'S SHIRTS 'N SLACKS "Haver House" collection shirts button-down and tab collar, 14-17, in solids and new, neat stripes. New fall wash 'n wear slacks in sharp ivy style, size 29 to 42. Colors: black, beige, olive. SPECIALI Either garment SPECIAL: LADIES' PACE-SETTER JERSEY Classic, simple lines. Pace-Setter Jersey dress Blue and green moire print Jewel neckline Double buttons to waist Pull pleated skirt, self belt. Sizes 21-20 and 12'/2 to 22'/». SPECIAL! This dress THIRD AND PIASA • ALTON Shop M«wi.. Thitis., Fri. nites till 3

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