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PAGE TWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19,1963 FORECASTfL 70 **if> •Shaw*/* J Until foddy Low Morning wv V-v. \ FAIR TO PARTLY CLOUDY Scattered showers or thimdersliew- ers are expected Thursday night in the extreme north Atlantic and southeastern Atlantic coastal areas, the west Gulf coast, the Lakes and Ohio valley westward through the central Plains into the central Plateau. It will be clear to partly cloudy elsewhere. It will be cooler in the upper Lakes and central Plains and warmer in the north Atlantic coast area, the southern Plains and central and southern Pacific coast areas. (AP Wirephoto Map) Kennedy Urges Tax Cut Support B.y EDMONI) LEBRETON i fire under Congress on behalf WASHINGTON (AP) - Presi dent Kennedy has urged the people to speak up in support of hi? tax reduction program. He sak its benefits would range from new washing machines for fam ilies to new strength around the world for the American dollar anc freedom. "But that bill is in danger ol being weakened or deferred," declared Kennedy. "It needs your help, your voice." Thus through a national radio and television speech, the President sought to light a grassroots Urges U. S. Liberalize Red Trade WASHINGTON (AP)-Canada's big wheat deal with the Soviet Union is putting new steam into pressures already building up for more liberal U.S. trade with the Communist bloc in goods. Sen. Frank Carlson, a Republican from wheat-growing Kansas, stated the proposition flatly to his colleagues today, calling on the administration to study proposals to do more business with the Reds in such materials as food. Secretary of Commerce Luther H. Hodges had indicated only Wednesday, not in direct connec tion with wheat, that the subjec is coming up for consideration. 'Be Practical' Carlson, a member of the For eign Relations Committee, said in a Senate speech that Canada' agreement to sell Russia $500 mil lion worth of wheat, with $33 mil lion of it earmarked for Cuba "should prove to us that we must be practical and realistic in oui trade program." His remarks came on the heel ol word from Secretary of Agri culture Orville L. Freeman tha he would be willing to sell some of this country's surplus wheat to the Soviet Union if the Russians pay "our price." Freeman was referring, before a farm audience at Monticello Iowa, Wednesday, to the 70 cents the $ll-billion tax reduction — which he called the most im portant domestic economic mea: ure in 15 years. The first Hurdle major hurdle wi a bushel subsidy this country pays on export wheat to make i competitive in world markets. Freeman said it would require approval "in the highest circles of government" to subsidize ship ments to Russia. Today's New York Times said Soviet representatives are report ed to have approached American traders with offers to buy wheat The story quoted a highly placed source as saying the Russians are expected soon to make a direct approach to the U.S. government Prices Up On Chicago's Board of Trade futures quotations have risen on reports of the short Russian crop and foreign buying by the Soviets. , Any U.S. wheat deal with Russia would run into regulations of the Commerce Department, which issues export licenses, barring benefits of government export subsidies on farm products to the Soviet Union. "I am not advocating the sale or trade of strategic war material to Russia," Carlson asserted, "but I do urge the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Commerce to study proposals for increased trade with Russia in such items as food and nonstrategic materials. Subsequently, Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey, D.Minn., assistant Senate majority leader, called again for a complete re-examination of U.S. trade policies. Hodges' remarks about Soviet bloc trade were on a more gon- eralilzed basis. A committee of industrialists taking part in a White House conference on export expansion recommended a review of the policy, come next Wednesday when th House is expected to vote on th tax program. But Kennedy wa also looking toward the Senat where the bill faces ^a storm time. Kennedy directed his appeal a along the economic front, from businessmen to factory workers from families watching their own shaky budgets to citizens worriet over the governments' unbalances budget. He asked for quick passage o the bill without a proposed Re publican amendment tying ta: cuts to curbs on spending. Almost as soon as Kennedy fin shed his address, William E Miller, Republican national chair man, fired off telegrams to th networks asking equal time to re ply to the President. Retorting to GOP charges o fiscal recklessness, Kennedy said "No wasteful, inefficient or un necessary government activity nonstrategic will be tolerated on the ground that it helps employment. We ar pledged to a course of true flsca responsibility, leading to a bal anced budget." Appeal Much, of his appeal was directec to people like the $8,000-a-yea family whose prospective benefit he singled out as an example. Th' head of such a household, he said could loog to the tax cut fo enough extra take home pay to meet "the installments on a new dishwasher for his wife." Other families, he \Vent on might prefer to use theirs on "a new spring wardrobe, or a wash ing machine, or a longer vaca tion trip, or a down payment 01 a new car or a new home." Ant he said the demand so createi would help the country "skip , recession" and provide the 10 mil lion jobs needed in the next 2 1 / years. Kennedy obviously was looking for some help from Republicans too. He said: "This is not a question of partj —it is a question of jobs anc growth. It is a question o whether our taxpayers and busi nessmen and workers will get the break they deserve. As the Congress prepares to vote on this- issue, I strongly urge you to support this bill for your family'? sake and for your country's sake." Bridge Collision Blocks Traffic For 15 Minutes An Alton woman was charged with a traffic violation Wednesday night after the northbound car sht was driving veered on the Clark Bridge and collided with an on coming car. Traffic was tied up on the bridge for 15 minutes. Mrs. Mildred A. McGill, 2201 Humbert St., was headed toward Alton when her car swung to the pft of (he center line, police said. The other car, headed south to St. Louis, was driven by Mary Ann Henderson, 808 Alton St. Her •ar was damaged about (lie left 'rout fender. Mrs. McGill's car also was dam igod about thu left front fender iid the front end,, police said. Both drivers escaped injury. Finger Sprained; Struck by a Book Books, regarded as dangerous luring (he Middle Ages, can be angerous today — but in a different way. Wednesday morning a book hit Linda Morrow, 8, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Iceland Morrow of God- WeatherForecfist Alton and vicinity — Fair to party cloudy tonight and Friday, with little change in temperature. High Friday in the mid 80s. Low tonight 60 to 65. Truck Driver Hurt in Crash At Intersection A St. Louis truck driver for an appliance firm was injured Wednesday about noon in Alton when the truck he was driving struck the side of a car at the intersection of 4th and Williams Street. Lloyd White, 45, driver for Aberdeen Appliance Co., St. Louis, suffered a severe laceration to the top of his head in the accident. Driver of the other car was Lester Parker, 62, 818 Hawley. Police said both vehicles entered the intersection at the same time. White was treated at St. Joseph's Hospital. The truck was removed by a tow truck, police said. Rockefeller Plans Visit to California LOS ANGELES (AP)—Republican leaders announced Wednesday that New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller will visit Los An- ;eles in mid-October to address Town Hall and be featured speak- at a $100-a-plate fund-raising dinner. Row Raised On Bus., Train Crash SALINAS. Calif. (AP)— Mounting investigations and outcries over Tuesday's railroad crossing crash which killed 28 Mexican migrant workers raised a question mark today over the status of the nation's hracero program. As probes were pushed on both federal and statr levels, Rep. Henry B. Gonzalez. D-Tex., called for defeat of a pending bill which would extend for one year the right to import Mexican laborers or braceros, to do farm work. "My witnesses are the dead anc niKimed," hesaid. At Boulder, Colo., the migrant committee of the National Council of Churches said the crash, in which a freight train demolished a makeshift bus carrying fi2 workers, underscored I he need for morn protective legislation. "Such appalling accidents, which occur in every harvest season, should cause every American to take to heart the plight ol one million migratory favm workers," stated a resolution passed by the committee. Six of the more than 30 injured in California's worst vehicular accident in history remained near death. Francisco Espinosa, 34, driver of the bus which was carried a lalf mile down the track while bodies tumbled on both sides, was n jail in felony manslaughter charges. Federal and state investigators planned to question him further as to why, after stopping, he started across the tracks near Chualaar eight miles south of Salinas, as the three-diesel freight bore down on the crossing. Tonight Last For GAACs 'Open House* Open house for the Greater Alton Association of Commerce's new headquarters 112 E. Broad- ivay closes tonight. Guests will be served refreshments and be given a chance to inspect the equipment, furnishings, and offices of the new quarters. Presiding at the punch and coffee table will be Mrs. F. M. Kaar, wife of the executive director, and Mrs. Frank Hollis, wife of the association's president. The open house will continue New Version of Racket Woman Bilked; Buyer Missing Another version of the advance fee racket resulted in an East Alton woman losing $30 to a fast talking operator who had prom ised to sell her restaurant. The woman turned over the $30 to a man from St. Louis who assured her he had a buyer "But needed an advance to cover expenses." She hasn't seen the man since nor has anyone shown up to buy the restaurant. Investigation by police revealed the man had cashed the check in East Alton. Police said the woman ran an advertisement in a newspaper trying to sell her business. The man contacted her a few days later. An effort to reach the man by phone have failed. The operator in St. Louis told police Wednesday there is no such telephone number as given by the man to the apparent swindle victim. Harry Hemphill, president of the Alton-Wood River Realty Board, warned area residents to be leary of any one who asks a fee in advance of a sale. Hemphill said, "A legitimate real estate dealer \vill not take a fee in advance. If any one asks for such a fee, the person who is approached should contact the president or secretary of the Alton-Wood River Realty Board." U of I Television Seeks Power Increase URBANA. 111. (AP)—The University of Illinois' station WILL- TV has asked the Federal Communications Commission for permission to build a new broadcast- ng antenna and transmitter that would increase the station's range 'rom its present 35-mile radius to 85 miles. Frank Schooley, the station's director of broadcasting, said nois. Wednesday the greater rangej would benefit a larger area in central Illinois. Roxana Youths to Attend Retreat SOUTH ROXANA — Fifteen young people from the South Roxana and Wanda Methodist Churches in conjunction with the Hartford Methodist Church will ONE DOWN, TWO TO GO Ambulance personnel load David gers in sports car driven by Gerris J. Monroe, 16, on stretcher as injured Carroll, 19, also injured in Beltline mo- companion, Elmer Lovelace, 15, still am- tor accident Wednesday evening. Sec- bulatory, looks on. They were passen- ond car in crash shown in background. Two Appellate Courts To Meet at Ottowa OTTAWA, 111. (API — Ottawa will house two Appellate Courts next year pending construction of a new courthouse in Elgin. The Appellate Court in Ottawa now handles appeals for 32 counties of northern and central Illi- From 1849 to 1897, Ottawa had the northern grand division of the Illinois Stale Supreme Court. Attorneys who practiced before it included Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas. School Bids Higher Than Anticipated EAST ALTON — Bids for the attend* "a TouttTretreaT Friday j construction of the new Washing- through Sunday afternoon at j ton School were taken under ad- Camp Potawatami in Marquette visement Wednesday night by the Park near Grafton. to 8 p.m., or later if the number' The theme of the retreat of guests warrants it, Kaar said today. Board of Education of East Alton is i School District 13. "Christ Witnessing in a Teenage! It was reported that the bids World." Iwere higher than anticipated. Check thes DRUG and SUNDRY VAKJE& TAKE HOME A GALLON $ PORCELAIN ENAMELED OPEN ROASTER 98 C DiVlLBISS IMPERIAL 140 SQUIBB and Hodges told r e p o r t <> i s Wednesday at the end of the two- day meeting: "I should think \ve would take very seriously what has been suggested here." frey, and badly sprained the little finder of her right hand. "It was one of those freak accidents," the girl's mother said. "A boy carrying a took walked past her and bumped her." 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And Union Meet, Talk WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Frank Lausche, D-Ohio, previously counted as a supporter of the limited nuclear test ban treaty, told the Senate today he will vote against its ratification. He said that the ban on all but underground testing of nuclear weapons could "create a condition that will bring Russia to a position of supremacy in power." He added if that occurs, he has "great misgivings about what will happen to our country." He said that peace has been maintained only because of U.S. military might. Lausche had been regarded as a supporter of the treaty since, as a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, he lined up with the majority in its 16-1 vote in recommending it to the Seriate. Representatives of the striking laborers union and the Alton Water Co. met with a federal mediator in the water co. offices at 1 p.m. today. It is the first meeting between the two groups since last Thursday as the strike by members of Local 218 of the Hod Carriers and Laborers unions entered Its llth day. Four supervisors have been operating the pumping plant since Aug. 11 when the 15 - members of Local 41 of the Operating Engineers refused to cross the picket line. The issue centers around the refusal of the company to issue work clothes for the 10 laborers and also wages and vacations. Fined $50 For Driving While Drunk An Alton tree trimmer, Audio A. Nalley. 33. was fined J50 and costs for driving while intoxicated and $10 and cost for a traffic violation after he ran a police car off Milton Road Wednesday night. The squad car was forced to ! take to the road shoulder at | Western Avenue by the maneuv- At the time, he reserved the right jering of Nalley's oncoming car. jSSr.^p.m-S?! was * He became the 14th senator toi ported that two other m Ot orists announce his opposition to the 1 ; had been run off the road. pact. His switch from indicated j Police swung around and support reduced to 80 the num- i cnased Nalle V' arresting him on her of senators who have a n-i Coronndo Drive - A P art 'y filled nounced their support of thc ! P' nt of whiskey was found on treaty or indicated they will vote :tlle floor of nis car - P olice said for its ratification. _. . , ., , . President Kennedy has for a big margin to show the world that the American people want a just peace." He made a fresh bid for sup port of the treaty in his national radio and television address on tax legislation Wednesday night, saying the pact is "the first concrete limitation on the nuclear arms race since the bomb was first invented." Hp entered a P |ea of , , morning in the court of Police asked M jstl . ale G Roberts . i Developer of Simplex Automobile Dies DETROIT (AP)-Funeral services for Carl ton R. Mabley, 84, an automotive developer and manufacturer of the early Simplex automobile, will be conducted Friday. Mabley died .Tuesday. YOUR MEN'S UNDERWEAR STORE SINCE_THE YEAR 1884 STOCK UP NOW! Buy 'em by the box 'n savel "The Price is Right"! So are comfort and quality with Fruit-o-Looml Phone 462-9751 OI'KN DAILV 8;30 a.m. 9:80 p.m. ALTON STORE: Corner Third «nd Henry Sts. WOOD RIVER: Wood River Are. at Edwardsville Rd. BUY A BOX Undershirts are soft. springy, absorbent cotton. cut for maximum comfort. Stays white and fresh- looking after washings. All sizes 34 to 54 BOX of 6 ONLY $2.90 Wash 'n wear shorts are high-count sanforized broadcloth that needs no ironing. Full cut, panel seat, reinforced. In all-over patterns Sizes 28 to 52 BOX of 6 ONLY $4.10 Stan a "CHARGE ACCOUNT" at... Pick up entry blank FOR HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SWEEPSTAKES Nothing to buy Shop Won., Thuis,, Fit. nit&s till 9 THIRD AND PIASA * ALTON

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