Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 19, 1963 · Page 17
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September 19, 1963

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 17

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TIWRSDAY, SETTEf.ffiEn 19,1003 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE SEVENTEEN i • - i TfT O •9 m m m O 90 O O m m o m I fid fid n m o m m CO I </>o ^Q.g S-i. a. SEfi'* « Q.» 3 _D » g ^^ o 3 n> 3 2-c -, -i n n_ •— r - -*• o s si g-s -o = ^' 4TT^» ^^***- j""'i«i*^'" iW S 1-"* J^rf •*£,/ .x''^^«a 3.8 3.553 « Girl Faces 10 Traffic |. Charges GENEVA, HI. (AP) — An !*• year-old girl faced 10 traffic charges today after leading threfc police departments on an early morning high speed chase, Geneva police said. Miss Judith Britto of Aurora was arrested outside Aurora at 2:30 a.m. after a 10-mile chase from Geneva. Police said they spotted a car parked outside the Kane County jail in Geneva and heard shouta apparently directed at the prisoners. When they investigated, tM« car sped away on Illinois 31. Geneva police gave chase and as the car swerved along the highway, Batavia police joined the run. As the trio neared Aurora, Aurora police were called and the three police departments finally curbed the car outside the city. Miss Britto was held in Kane County jail in lieu of J2,500 bond on five similar charges from each the Batavia and Geneva police: —driving without a driver's license; —resisting arrest; —driving without lights at times during the chase; —reckless driving; —and damaging city property: The Batavia squad car was damaged sometime during the run. Kennedy Urges Farm Export Hike By 8AM DAWSON AP Business News Analyst NEW YORK (AP)-President Kennedy urges American manufacturers and farmers to sell $2 billion more of their products abroad each year. Or, to put it the other way, he wants foreigners to buy $2 billion more of American goods. He says Americans could increase the total of exports if they looked beyond home markets, put more hard-sell into their efforts abroad, and if they lowered prices to meet competition from' other industrial countries. Foreigners presumably could find the money to buy more from us by buying less from our competitors, and by using more of the dollar assets they pile up from . sales of their goods and raw materials to us and from our foreign aid and other federal spending programs, and from dollars received as private investment overseas by Americans. In spite of all the forebodings about growing foreign competition, U.S. export totals have been growing year by year. They came to $20.5 billion in 1962. American business has been able to expand many of its markets and hold others because of . superior product, service, or efficiency of manufacturing and distribution. It has done so in the face of rising production costs at. home, sharply contrasted to generally lower production costs (particularly labor) in the last rising industrial lands of Western Europe and Japan. The rub has come from this: While the total of exports has grown, the share of the world's markets has fallen. U.S. exports were still expanding, but those of other nations were increasing much faster. Rising wages and other production costs in Europe have led many Americans to believe that the price advantage some European products have'in world markets was shrinking.. But statistics issued by the Commission of the European Economic Community show that while prices paid by the consumers in Europe are rising, the prices on exported goods have gone up very little. President Kennedy has told Aferican producers they might try the same thing—boost exports by producing more and keeping prices low, instead of the other way around. Union Tank Co. Gives Emblem to Clifford R. Lee • Clifford R. Lee of Alton has received a special emblem marking his 20 years service with Union tank Car Co. Presentation was made on behalf of J. W. Van Gorkom, president. Lee is employed at the Wood River shop, one of Union's regional maintenance, inspection and repair sites throughout the country. Union Tank, owner and lessor of one of the world's largest fleets of railroad tank cars, has grown from its early days as a pioneer in the petroleum transportation business into a large industrial enterprise of 10 divisions and a network of associated companies serving the entire world in a variety of activities, Lee and his wile, Vida, live at 1220 State St. SEOUL—Chances of free elections in South Korea are iald to be growing dimmer*

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