Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 11, 1963 · Page 1
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Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, September 11, 1963
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Inside: EDITORIAL ..... PAGE 4 FAMILY .... PAOF 12 SPORTS ... PAOF M TELEVISION . '. . ' ' PAGE 14 COMICS . . PAHI Ift CLASSIFIED . .'. ' ' PAGE IB OBITUARY . . PAGE II MARKETS . . . ' / i KJg§ 8 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Serving the Alton Community for More Than 127 Years FAIR THURSDAY Low 67, High 85 (Complete Weather, P«gre 8), Established January 15, 1836. Vol. CXXVIII, No. 203 ALTON, ILL., WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1963 26 PAGES 7c Per Copy Member of The Associated Alton Minor Stop: Airline A ticket sales office is the only facility being contemplated for Civic Memorial Airport by Lincoln Airways, Inc., If the 11-clty airline operation is approved next month by the Illinois. Com merce Commission. Gordon Lundgron, secretary of Lincoln, told the Telegraph that no attempt would be made to negotiate for ticket sales space at the airport until such approval is granted by the ICC. "We can't attempt to draw up such contracts and don't plan to try until we see If approval is granted the proposed new freight and passenger airline." He indicated that though the corporation proposes in its application to the ICC list "engagement in the purchase and sale of all types of aircraft" our primary goal is to operate a freight and passenger airline. If we ever engage in the sales of aircraft it would be done in Chicago, he said. •Its management, operating, and maintenance headquarters would be located at Midway Airport, Chicago and passenger handling and servicing stations will b e maintained at each city to which it is proposed to provide service. Alton is not listed as a servicing point. Lundgron GAACto Oppose City Lot Sale also told the Telegraph that the firm plans to use revamped D-C3's on the airline that will operate between Chicago, Alton and nine other downstate areas. "The planes will not be the standard model but will be equipped with everything possible to improve the service." A company prospectus lists that the firm could engage in scheduled, non scheduled, military-contract, contract, and charter transportation by air of persons, property, mail and livestock between any Illinois stops. The petition originally lists 10 downstate metropolitan centers and Chicago as the points in the system: Rock Island-Moline, Alton, East St. Louis; Peoria; Champaign - Urbana; Decatur; Springfield; Carbondale; Cairo and Qulncy. Lincoln Airways intends to secure from private investors approximately one and one half million dollars for the acquisition of required equipment and faculties and for six months working capi- The GAAC at tonight's Alton City Council meeting will oppose the proposed sale of the E. 4th and Ridge Streets parking lot. Dean Jacoby, chairman of the GAAC's business area modern! zation committee, will head a delegation of East End businessmen who plan to appear in the council chamber. Jacoby told the Telegraph thai parking lots are similar to parks once they are gone, they are gone forever. "Even though the 4th-and- Ridge lot has not paid for itself, the future looks brighter with the E. Broadway area now showing improvements," he said. Jacoby listed these improvements: the construction of a new motel on the old Luer Packing house lot; the modernization oi the Luer Block; a remodelling of the outside Restaurant; Buck's Paint and Floor Covering store to the north side of Broadway to be nearer the parking lot; plus other planned expansions in the area that are dependent upon the parking lot. A resolution made by Alderman Newell Allen, chairman of the real estate committee, was adopted by the city council Aug. 28, calling for the sale of the 4th-and Ridge parking lot. Allen recommended that the proceeds of the sale be used to retire the remaining $30,000 of the off-street parking lot bond is- of Leo and Louie's the recent move of tal for the airline, the petition states. 50°It notes however that detailed information concerning the financing of the corporation supported by exhibits and testimony will be presented at the ICC hearing. Complete details concerning details on the operation of the service such as rate schedules etc. will also be presented at that time. No Nudes Is Good Nudes in Police Court Though a bit red faced" a police- sue. The resolution states the parking* Jot' Has not been a profitable investment and the cost of maintaining it is larger than the revenue received. The city bought the lot for $17, TOUGH BREAK? Pupils of the afternoon kindergarten session in Alton and area got a break today when the sun came out in time, but these two little girls attending the morning session at Washington School got caught— and wet. From the left are Jeannie Yost and Bridget Dunphy on Grove Street on their way home from school. Alton Draftee Happy to Find He 'sNot Going By JIM KULP Telegraph Staff Writer "I think it's the best thing that could have happenedi" ubilant potential draftee said today after learning of President Kennedy's order to halt the induction of married men. Warren D. McClain of 2003 Central Ave., Alton, is one of ive area married men who are cheduled to report for physical examinations at the Selective man this morning saved Alton Police Magistrate George Roberts from similar embarrassment when the officer insisted a jailed lady put her clothes on before appearing before the judge's court. Beatrice Bell, 28, who listed her address as 2010 Pearl St., Vicksburg, Miss., was arrested at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of Belle street, on a charge of intoxication. After spending the night in the calaboose the woman was reportedly cheerful and laughing throughout the early morning hours. When the policeman was sent to bring her before the judge he opened the wooden door that covers the front of her cell and stopped her in time- to prevent her appearing before the judge in the raw. After pleading guilty to the charge she was fined $10 and costs. Police were investigating Orthodox Jews Riot In Israel her background Mississippi police. by contacting JERUSALEM, Israeli Sector (AP)—Prime Minister/: Levi Esh kol says his governmekt will pros ecute those responsible for violent demonstrations in three cities by Orthodox Jewish youths agains Christian missionary work in Is rael. Eshkol condemned the riots in Jerusalem, Haifa, and Jaffa Tuesday in which more than 100 Orthodox youths were arrested. The youths broke into church schools and slapped children, assaulted a policeman and a teacher, molested a Catholic archbishop and caused some damage, witnesses reported. The demonstrators were said to be members of the "Hever Hap< eilim" ("Circle of Activists"), an association of Orthodox students who favor anti-missionary laws. Rioters invaded the courtyard of the French-directed c o n v e n 1 school of St. Joseph near Jerusalem's commercial district. Roman Catholic sisters bolted all inner doors and called police, who arrested more than 100 demonstrators trying to break into the Finnish mission school. One demonstrator was arrested on charges of attacking a policeman. In Jaffa, about 100 demonstrators broke into the Church of Scotland school. / Cooking School Oct. 8-10 (Related Picture Page 3.) The Telegraph again is sponsoring a cobking school. As in past years the school will be open, free of charge, to the thousands of people in the area. Sessions will be held at West Junior High Auditorium Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, Oct. 8-10) it was announced jointly by Leroy Payne, promotions manager for the newspaper, and Anthony J. Crlvello, sales supervisor for Union Electric Co. Sponsored by the Telegraph, the school, as usual, will be conducted by Union Electrlc's home economics staff, headed by Miss Ruth Shank. Payne said this year the effort would be made to simplify the program and concentrate somewhat more than usual on cooking. Recipes offered at the school will be somewhat upgraded from the simple ones of past years. Homemakers will have the opportunity to learn some of the secrets of professional chefs. ervice headquarters in Ed- vardsville Friday. He and the ther four were saved by "the ell—the wedding.bell, that is. Notifications to the five that icy do not have to report for ie examination were being mailed today by the draft board. They were among 30 youths from the Alton area ordered to report in preparation for future induction. McClain, 22, an employe of American Smelting Co., was married Jan. 19, he told the Tele graph. In explaining why he thinks Kennedy's escape clause is a good thing, McClain said "it's because I just got married and I don't think it's right for a guy just married to have to leave his wife . . ." Other area married men who Were scheduled to report for their draft examination Friday and who will receive notifications of cancellation, were listed by the draft board as follows: Jerry W. Norman, 9 Eden Hall, D'Adrian Gardens, Godfrey; John J. Glynn Jr., 618 State St.; Charles A. Brown, 1223 Central Ave.; and Willard H. Livingstone, 49 Fairmount Addition. McClain was the only area potential inductee who could be reached. * The draft headquarters at Edwardsville said potential inductees began calling their office Tuesday, shortly after news of Kennedy's order was broadcast, nquiring about their status. Some 25 phone calls were re- ieived Tuesday and another 25 lad come in this morning, a spokesman said. Ten youths from Alton were .nducted last Friday and 15 are scheduled to report Oct. 4. A group of 39 will be ordered to report Oct. 11 for their physicals, the draft board said. However, in view of the memorandum received today from he state director of induction at Springfield to cancel all marled registrants, the Edwardsville board will not schedule any married men in these calls, they said. President Tito Hosts Hungarian Premier BELGRADE, Yugoslavia (AP) -President Tito gave a dinner Tuesday night in his hunting lodge at Karadjordjevo, north of here, or Premier Janos Kadar of Hungary. The Communist leaders ex- hanged toasts stressing the lengthening of friendly relations. TODAY'S CHUCKLE The difference between men and boys is the price of their toys. (© 1863. General Features Corp.) LUCKY Warren D. McClain of Alton, saved by the wedding bell. 130 Killed In Brazilian Forest Fires Brazil (AP) — A ravaged drought- CURITIBA, forest fire plagued Parana State for the fifth straight day today, leaving 64 townships razed, at least 130 persons dead, 2,000 injured and 4,000 families homeless. Rainclouds blew across the southern portion of the coffee and timber rich state, promising relief from an eight-month drought. But in western and central Parana fires fanned by strong dry winds added to the devastation. Most of the victims were peasants who tried to fight the flames with primitive equipment and then found themselves trapped. Hundreds of Whites In Birmingham Classes Dirksen Spearheads Pact Drive WASHINGTON (AP) - The ad ministration centered t he spol light on Sen. Everett M. Dirksen R-I11., today in its drive to wi overwhelming bipartisan Senat ratification of the limited nuclea test ban treaty. Dirksen, the Republican leader was chosen to make public th afternoon a letter from Presiden Kennedy giving assurances tha there will be no relaxation of U. security measures once the pac goes into effect. Background Role While the letter was addresse to both Dirksen and Sen. Mik Mansfield of Montana, the Demo cratic leader, Mansfield took aackground role to lend emphasi to the bipartisan nature of back ng for the treaty. The letter which Dirkse jlanned to use in a Senate speec n support of the treaty, wa aimed at providing ammunitio :o crush efforts to attach reserva tions or understandings to the res olution of ratification. Dirksen, before announcing hi support of the treaty, got a pi'om se from Kennedy at the Whit House earlier this week of a tatement which Dirksen saic 'might dispel doubt .and resolve ,ome of the apprehensions and misgivings" some senators have oncerning the pact. Views Among other things, Kenned; tvas expected to assert the. admin strgtion's 'view that the treaty would be no bar to U.S. use o mclear weapons in self defense r to aid allies under attack liminating the necessity for ormal reservation to this effect A reservation might require re- legotiation of the treaty with So- aet Russia, Great Britain and ome 80 other nations which have dgned it. Dirksen's assumption of a ma- or role in behalf of the treaty ecalled other aid he has given he administration in foreign af- airs. Last year when the Senate oted authority for U.S. purchase [ up to half of a $200 million fnited Nations bond issue, Dirken made a speech which many bservers thought proved the ma- >r factor in the bill's passage. On the other side of the treaty greement, Sen. Richard B. Rusell, D-Ga., voiced fear today that ratification might be a first tep towards world disarmament without on-site inspection. Policeman Finds Own Name on Wanted List CHICAGO (AP)—Police officials ast week sent out a list of 143 len they said were top local •iminals or their associates. The idea was for each Chicago dtrolman to become just as ware of crime syndicate hood- urns as his superiors. The list was cut to 142 Tuesday. Patrolman ^ardo Guerrero, who rects traffic not far from police eadquarters, found his own name n the list. It was hastily removed, ith apologies. STAGE WALKOUT BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—A group of students walk out of Ramsay High in Birmingham today as classes were about to start. About 40 were involved in the boycott which came after two Negro girls entered the building. (AP Wirephoto) Vietnamese Towns Are Overrun CAI NUOC, South Viet ' Nam (AP) — Massive Communist guerrilla forces launched coordinated attacks on government towns widely scattered over Viet Nam's southern tip Tuesday and set off he bloodiest fighting in the area n many months. This district capital temporarily ivas overrun by the Viet Cong anc Dam Doi, 20 miles away, was burned and sacked. Air strikes and a pitched battle ought between a Vietnamese ma ine battalion and fleeing guer illas reportedly cost the enemy nore than 100 killed. About 60 nemy bodies were counted by J.S. advisors. District headquarters at Dam Doi was converted today into an mprovised morgue, where rela ives came to claim bodies. The U.S. Aid Mission rushec ,000 emergency kits to survivors n the towns, including medicine, ood and clothing. In predawn attacks, the Viet Moscow Calm On Chinese Charges By GEORGE SYVERXSEN MOSCOW (AP)—Red China's current Soviet-baiting cam paign apparently is aimed at provoking the Kremlin to brea state or party ties with Peking. So far Moscow has not risen to the bait. Seeming to sense danger, the Russians are displaying a patience that must be galling to fiery-tempered Premier Khrushchev. long threw about 500 well-armed guerrillas each at Dam Doi and ai Nuoc. The Communists also ut the road between the provin- ial capital of Cau Mau and the orth, and attacked about six out- osts. A U.S. Air Force captain was ?riously wounded by accident hile blowing up the wreck of a ietnamese air force fighter shot own in the operations Tuesday. !is name was withheld. Weapons losses on both sides ere heavy. DATA AT THE DAM u.m. temperature Yesterday's jday 89°. high 89",low 67°. iver stage below Precipitation am at 8 a.m. 24 hrs. to 8 a.m. 2. Pool 23.3. 0.43 In Demonstration Aside from propaganda attacks linking Khrushchev with the "im perialist enemy," the Red Chinese put on a rowdy two-day demon stration on the Soviet-Chinese border in Siberia last week that outraged the Russians. The government newspaper Iz- vestia told its readers Tuesday what it said went on at Naushki a border point, when the Peking- Moscow Express crossed from China Friday. Chinese passengers openly displayed contempt for the Russians by defying customs officials, roughing up passersby and — in a crowning indignity — by urinat ing in the railway station, Izvestia reported. The impression left by this and other provocative actions by the Chinese in recent months clearly indicates a deliberate attempt to nfuriate the Russians. China might want a break in party or even government rela- uons, and hopes to force Moscow to take the step or to give the Chinese the pretext for rupturing re- ations. In Bounds But Soviet propaganda organs n heaping abuse on the Chinese, keep well within guidelines laid down by major party statements on the Soviet-Chinese quarrel. The major Soviet refrain is the loviet Union's avowed dedication o peace and its opposition to al- egcd Chinese demands for war. Kremlin propaganda chiefs ar now believed working on a repl to Peking's virulent charge against Khrushchev last week. There is speculation in Moscov that the Chinese might be building up to a discussion of Khrush chev's activities as one of Stalin' top lieutenants and other hitherto unpublished details of his career Another problem is the possible effect on the Soviet public of a frank discussion of topics taboo in the Soviet Union. Remapping Veto Ruling To Be Nov. 12 SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP)-The Illinois Supreme Court declined today to set an early hearing on an lOV. appeal seeking to overturn Otto Kerner's veto of a bill reapportioning the Illinois House. Rep. Gale Williams, R-Murphysboro, who filed the appeal, had asked the court to expedite the case by holding a hearing during ts current term which ends Sept. 27. The court denied Williams' request and scheduled the case for arguments Nov. 12, the second day of the next term. Meanwhile, a special 10-mem- tier commission is going ahead vith its assignment of attempting redraw House districts. The ,'ommission will hold another meeting Sept. 17. Orderly Return Reported By DON MCKEE Associated Press Staff Writer BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of white pupils went to class in integrated Birmingham schools today with no disorders reported. The same situation existed in desegregated schools at Mobile, Tuskegee and Huntsville. Federalized National Guardsmen at Birmingham were on a standby, ready to go on school property only if asked by city and school officials. No major crowds congregated on the grounds of West End High, where hundreds of white pupils and some adult demonstrators created disorders Tuesday which brought nine arrests. Arrived Early The two Negro pupils entered West End a half hour before class time. Police required white boys and girls to enter the build* ing upon arrival or leave the vicinity. About 200 white pupils massed in a yard near the school They attempted first to congregate on the football field but police chased them away. Adult pickets who wanted to stage a march near the school were halted by police. A caravan of cars bearing States Righter demonstrators rolled by the school but police refused to let them stop. The cars bore the usual Confederate flags and anti-Negro signs. All was peaceful at Ramsay High and Graymont Elementary, the other desegregated city schools. At Ramsay a police captain urged pupils: "Please go into classes — you'll be doing me a favor by doing so." Outburst At Mobile there was a mild vocal demonstration when two Negroes went to integrated claasses for the second day. The chanting of "we don't want to integrate" stopped after Charles Willcox, school athletic director, chatted with the white pupils. The National States Rights party continued its campaign of lamphlet distribution urging a school boycott, A group of 50 boys and girls at Ramsay High gathered outside, saying they were not going to class but only wanted to watch. Police told them to go to school ar go home. All but three or four mtered the building. Thirty seven pupils who en- ered before the tardy bell walked out later, calling vainly for others o follow. Police moved them on down the street. Enrollment at West End and raymont Tuesday was off sharp- y but nearly normal at Ramsay. The Board of Education said ?57 enrolled at Ramsay, 575 at Vest End and 116 at Graymont. Expected enrollment was 900 at iamsay, 1,498 at West End and 28 at Graymont. West End was the only trouble ?ot in integration of schools at Jirmingham, Mobile and Tuske- ee. A heavy force of city policemen nd county officers quelled dis- urbances by pupils and angry dults at West End High School Birmingham after two Negro iris entered the school. Bolting Billy Is Bushed Baze Says He Was Ready to Give Up By GHOKGK LE1GHTY Telegraph Staff Writer The elusive Billy Baze, who was the object of two manhunts involving 100 or more persons on two separate occasions, said at Jersey County Jail today, "I was tired of running." Baze didn't become tired, however, until police cornered him in a clothes closet at a Meadowbrook home, where he had taken refuge after leading sheriff's deputies, state police, auxiliary police and assorted non - police searchers through two countryside manhunts without catching as much as a glimpse of him. The hunt started Aug. 21 three miles south of Greenfield, when Baze, 33, charged with a Jerseyville store burglary, leaped from his car and fled into a cornfield at the approach of State Trooper Lylc D. Lee of Brighton. Baze said he ran "because I panicked." Once the chase started, Baze said, he was stuck with the decision "because I was afraid." The searchers, augmented by a state police airplane, built up to 100 men, .but they never fer- retted Baze out of the cornfield. They never even came close, Baze said, althouce once "I was seen by the airplane. I know, because they shot at me three times." Jersey County Deputy Sheriff Hargiss Maholland, who witnessed the interview at the jail, later said, "I was in that airplane and they never shot at him." Baze, however, said he was spurred by fear during the Greenfield area hunt for him and during a subsequent hunt last Sunday near Meadowbrook. He said he would have surrendered to a policeman, who could have accepted surrender "without anybody getting hurt." "But those farmers with guns . . . they'd have shot you full of holes just to see the color of your blood," Baze said. Buze said he remained hidden in the Greenfield area cornfield until after dark, moving cautions- ly about to avoid foot searchers, then, "about 10 o'clock" left the field and walked cross-country to the home of a relative near Kane. The following day police abandoned the search near Greenfield when they learned that a truck had been stolen from Rock- bridge elevator in Rockbridge, during the night. Later the same day the truck was found abandoned at Cottage Hills. Tuesday Baze was charged with stealing the truck, but said at the jail, "1 never even went near Rockbridge that night." He said he obtained a "drink of water" at the relative's home near Kane, then "went to Alton." He declined to say how he reached Alton, but said he sold his automobile to an Altonian. He was vague about this transaction, because the car, abandoned near Greenfield, was in the hands of state police. "I had paid for the car, but hadn't received a title, so I sold it," he said. He said he went to St. Louis, thence to Denver, Colo., and returned to the area "a couple of days ago." Sunday Baze was seen in an automobile on Rte. 140 in the Meadowbrook area and again he abandoned the vehicle and fled, this time into a woods. It was the Greenfield area search a 11 over again, with a build-up of searchers reaching 50 men — none of whom ever managed to catch sight of the elusive Baze. He was finally captured early Monday at a Meadowbrook home, where he was found hiding in a closet after Madison County sheriff's deputies received a tip that he was in the house. "1 might have known they'd be watching that place," Baze said. "But I was tired of running anyway. Besides, they had talked me into giving up and getting it over with."

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