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PAGE TWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1963 ***** fefc WtAtHt* Non-Political Kennedy Starts Speech Tour FAIR AND WARMER It will be cooler Tuesday night in the northern and central Rockies and northern and central Plains while slightly warmer weather is forecast for the Ohio and Tennessee valleys. Precipitation will be limited to showers in TEMPORARY HALT No activity around the site where a water line broke this morning near the Godfrey No. 1 fire house while an excavating company was working on a ditch for a sewer line. Water Line Break Hits Godfrey Area Water sen-ice was cut off to about 150 Godfrey and Brighton families for an hour this morning when a pipe broke. The break occurred near the Godfrey firehouse, on Godfrey Road, while an excavating company was digging a ditch for a sewer. Families on Pearl Street in Godfrey, and those living on Godfrey Doad near the grade school, as well as some users in Brigh ton, were affected by the break. The cut in service caused little inconvenience as far as could be in a check by the determined Telegraph. The break came after children had gone to school and men to work and "before we started the Nixon Warns Against GOP 'Bloodletting 9 SYRACUSE, N.Y. publicans have been warned by former Vice President Richard M. Nixon that any "bloodletting" Florida and on the central and eastern Gulf coast, in a band from the upper Lakes area southwestward to the central Plains and along the north Pacific coast. (AP Wirephoto Map) WeatherForecast Alton and vicinity — Fair tonight and Wednesday. A little warmer tonight. Not much temperature change Wednesday. Low tonight 52-57. High Wednesday around 80. Fined $68 on Four Charges After Crash Charles C. Hood, 43, of Rte. 1, Shipman was fined a total of S68 by Police Magistrate George Roberts after pleading guilty to four charges this morning. Arrested at 4:40 p.m. Monday, following an auto accident on Milton Road. Hood was charged with: a traffic violation, intoxication, defective equipment (brakes), and violation of the operator's code. He was fined $10 and costs on the first two charges, five and costs for defective equipment and §15 and costs for the operator's code violation. A police report indicates that Hood and Raymond A. Chapman, of Bunker Hill in separate cars were headed north on Milton Road, with Chapman in the lead. When Chapman stopped for some traffic, Hood was unable to stop in time to avoid colliding with the rear of Chapman's vehicle. Hood's car was removed from the scene by Cuff's Towing Service. Sen. Cotton Supports Goldwater WASHINGTON (AP)—Sen. Norris Cotton, R-N.H., hitched his O (AP) — Re- within their party will torpedo- wagon to the Goldwater political GOP efforts to win the presiden- star t(X ] av tial election President next year. Kennedv and his! Democratic administration — not Republicans—Should be the target of GOP criticism, Nixon told a news conference Monday. Nixon said some Republicans week's wash," one housewife said en j oy fighting other Republicans of her neighborhood. more th an they do Democrats. Cardinal Meyer Arrives in Rome ROME (AP) — Albert Gregory Cardinal Meyer, archbishop of Chicago, arrived today by plane from New York to attend the second session of the Roman Catholic Ecumenical Sunday. Council opening Such battling might "in the end result in winning the nomination (for someone) but losing the election," he said. Nixon's news conference followed an address to an insurance agents convention. He told The Associated Press he plans at least one address a month on foreign and domestic mutters to influence, but not dictate, Republican policies. "I am for Barry Goldwater for president," Cotton told the first formal news conference he has held in his 17 years in Congress. Cotton said he expects to be a candidate for delegate to the Republican National Convention and fight for the nomination of the Arizona senator. "I am for Barry Goldwater because he has fought courageously and unceasingly for a philosophy of government and a way of lifp to which this nation was dedicated and to which it must return if it By FRANK CORMIER MILFORD. Pa. (AP) — President Kennedy flies here today for thr first of 12 speeches on a cross-count ]-y tour which he labeled "a journey to save America's natural heritage." The 10,000-mile presidential trip through 12 states was billed as "non-political" by the White House, though Kennedy certainly hopes to confront many thousands of voters along the way. A bipartisan aura was given to| the stop at Milford, on the Delaware River in northeastern Pennsylvania. Kennedy put Milford on his itinerary in order to visit the ancestral home of the late Gifford Pinchot, a Republican who twice was governor of the state but who won greater fame as "the father of conservation." With Kennedy Republican Gov. William W. Scranton of Pennsylvania was invited to join Kennedy and Sen. Joseph S. Clark, D-Pa., for the formal dedication of the 100-acre Grey Towers Estate as the Pinchot Institute for Conservation. Scranton has been mentioned as a possible GOP presidential candidate in 1964. Even before Kennedy's departure from Washington, the White House made public the text of his talk at the Pinchot ceremony. This was the opening passage: "I begin today a journey to save America's natural heritage — a journey to preserve the past and protect the future." This was a reference to the fact that inspections of conservation and natural resource projects and talks before conservation-minded audiences account for virtually all the stops on Kennedy's five-day schedule. Saluting Pinchot, who founded the U. S. Forest Service with the backing of Republican President Theodore Roosevelt, Kennedy said: "In the space of a few short years, he made conservation an accepted virtue in the nation's conscience." Series of Actions Pointing to a series of actions and proposals by his administration, Kennedy said he began in 1961 "to increase the pace of resource development and conservation in a variety of ways." He concluded that "if we can continue and expand the programs we have begun," it will be possible to write "a record of saving and using this nation's supply of natural resources to assure a fuller, richer life for all Americans now and for generations to come." Kennedy was to fly to Ashland, Wis., for another conservation speech before addressing an Agriculture Department "land and people conference" In Duluth, Minn., tonight. Kennedy later will make speaking appearances in North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Utah. Washington, Oregon, California and Nevada before Springs, Calif., rest. going for to Palm a weekend Medical School Aid Bill Signed NO DAY FOR A PICNIC Bruce C. Jay of North Comvay, N. H., dusts snow from a picnic table land states felt the sting of low temperatures with Mount Washington, N.H., as the temperature fell to "24 degrees reporting a low of 18 degrees, on the first day of Autumn Monday at Wirephoto) Wildcat Mountain. AH the New Eng- (AP May Discuss Air Routes Linking Soviet Union with United States By LEWIS GULICK j UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) —A New York-Moscow commercial air route is one of three items on which Secretary of State Dean! Rusk and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko may be able to reach quick agreement in talks this week. Official U.S. sources also fore-, saw possible agreements on building new embassies in Moscow and Washington, and allowing the U.S. Embassy in Moscow to have a private communications link with a U.S. post in Western Europe to speed its dispatches. Bigger East - West questions which Rusk, Gromyko and British Foreign Secretary Lord Home are to explore this week are expected to take much more time. These include such follow-ups to the limited nuclear test ban as exchanging observers to guard against surprise attack and an East-West nonaggression pact. U.S. sources said further consultations among the Western Allies are required before they can agree on the position to take toward such proposals. In August 1961, U.S. negotiators initiated an agreement for a direct U.S.-Soviet air link but re- i fused to sign it because of Soviet Savings Urged Soviets May Feel Shortage of Bread For Inspection McNamara, Taylor In Viet Nam By PETER ABNETT Associated Press Staff Writer SAIGON, Viet Nam (AP) -U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara and Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived tonight on a special mission for President Kennedy that may help shape future U.S. policy in South Viet Nam. Their Air Force transport plane landed at Saigons' Tan Son Nhut Airport. U.S. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge and Gen. Paul D. Harkins, the top U.S. general here, headed a welcoming group of diplomatic and military officials. Study McNamara and Taylor want to determine whether the conflict of President Ngo Dinh Diem's regime with Buddhist and student opponents is hampering the U.S.- backed war on Communist guerrillas. They are expected to see Diem shortly. McNamara and Taylor also will get out into the field, where U.S. military advisers report the Viet Cong guerrillas are growing bold- er and increasing their resistance, particularly in the Mekong River delta south of Saigon. On the eve of their arrival, the official Viet Nam press reported a series of guerrilla attacks on government strategic hamlets and outposts in the delta, a jungle cut by streams that Is regarded as the most important front In the war against the Viet Cong. Before leaving Washington, McNamara told reporters the war had been going well until very recently. He said he and Taaylor were going to Saigon primarily to see whether the military operation "has been adversely affected by the unrest of the past several weeks." This was a reference to the Diem regime's crackdown on Buddhist and student demonstrators who accused the government of religious persecution. The government denied persecuting the Buddhists and charged the religious movement had been infiltrated by Communists. There also have been reports that U.S. officials in Saigon do not agree on the best policy to be pursued in the situation. Dominican Republic, Haiti Dispute Heated By BERNARD DIEDERICH ling vainly to head off a rebel SANTO DOMINGO (AP)—The latest crisis between Haiti and the Dominican Republic simmered down to another war of chief and his band who had just lost a battle in a Haitian frontier town. Dominican officials interned words today after each accused, about 120 fugitives. the other of firing across the border. Haitian troops were reported to have fired Monday into a Dominican border town, apparently try- Troop Airlift Could Precede Withdrawls By FKBP S. HOFFMAN AJP Military Affairs Writer WASHINGTON (AP)-The dra- malic airlift of a full armored division to Germany next month may foreshadow eventual withdrawal of sizable U.S. combat "I want my country to stand to'for .something in the world," Cotton said, "and I want my party to stand for something in the i country. The next election must jnot be a mere popularity contest. It must be a fight to the finish on basic principles...That's why I arn for Barry Goldwater." Cotton said ho had told Goldwater what he intended to do and 'Goldwiiter had expressed pleasure to carry out the U.S. commitment and (hanked him. to defend the North Atlantic; Hl , said Goldwater did not indi- is to endure," Cotton told news- 1 WASHINGTON (AP)— President j pressure then on West Berlin. Kennedy signed "until great sat- A spokesman for Pan American isfaction" today the $236.4 million Airways, the U.S. airline slated to men. Treaty Organization area. cute whether he would he a can- Further, it is felt the spectacle didate loi . the pres idential nomi- of 13,000 soldiers being flown across the Atlantic in hundreds of transports in only three days — and their readiness for battle soon For all authorities Woth Cool these reasons, U.S. believe Big Lift is forces from Europe and perhaps | aftenvard _ wil , pl , ovide a te]ling the Jar fcaet. j for t , Russians and Red There are no plans for any mv1 mediate retrenchment but Penta-| gon strategists are tending in that j direction in their thinking some years ahead. rt , Among other things any suehj ((x pullback would case the balance ]'" ,•*' rf payments problem by reducing' . ^|J" '; U. S. (pending overseas. .buildup of chiefly Big IJH The alms of the 18,000-man the $20 million it is Army*Alr Force "Big Lift"—the exercise called most ambitious long-range air movement of fighting men in historyr-are a mixture of the military and the political. From the military standpoint, Big Uft is designed to test out the capability of this country's rapidly growing Military Air Transport fleet to rush large num- few of troops to overseas trouble- ipots and get them into action within a tew days. •flu demonstration of this capii- biUty »lso would yield important nfUtW dividends in showing Al]i|4 nations that the United States steed not keep large ground fighting farnwticws stationed in Europe now is gra- ii 40,000-man reai 1 area support troops sent overseas to round out the U.S. 7th Army during the Berlin crisis two yews ago. More thai) 22,000 of these men have been brought back so far, reducing the U.S. Army in Europe to around 250,000 men. Any suable withdrawal of combat elements — the United States has the equivalent of six Army divisions deployed in Germany- would be a thing for the future. nation. The New Hampshire Republican said Goldwater's name certainly will be placed on the ballot for the New Hampshire primary next March, the first such primary in the country. It will remain there unless Goldwater takes It off. Observe Birthday At Cottage Hills The 87th birthday of Sadie Hu dclson Goodwin was observed at a dinner Sunday at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. find Mrs. Joseph Dopp of Cottage Hills. bill to help build new medical Moscow route if the deal dental schools and to help stu- Roes through, said today, "We dents attend such institutions. | ai-e "tm ready and willing to fly." The three-year measure is the first new Kennedy program to clear the 88th Congress. Similar legislation has been under consideration at the Capitol since 1950. The President asked for the bill in his health message t o help avert what he said could be a "particularly serious shortage" of doctors and dentists in the next decade. He estimated that even to continue present ratios of service would require a 50 per cent increase in dental graduates in the next 10 years. The bill would help an estimated 10,000 students with loans of up Rusk scheduled another day of talks with foreign leaders attend- MOSCOW (AP)—Soviet citizens, who doubtless eat more bread than any other single food, are being told at private meetings and in the press to ease an acute shortage by getting along with less. Local leaders are being warned that bread must be saved and that prices may be raised. Despite these warnings there appears no great probability that any Soviet citizen will go seriously short of bread. Emergency wheat purchases abroad, running about 7 million tons, will offset crop losses during the past year due to drought and persistent mismanagement of planting and harvesting. The loss apparently is about 10 per cent of the crop, which last year was 65 million tons. The shortage and the bad harvesting have sent Premier Khrushchev, now In his 70th year, storming about the country denouncing careless farming methods. Again one of his pet projects, the virgin lands in Siberia and ing the fall session of the U.N. i southwest Asia, has let him down General Assembly, He had an important morning appointment with Indonesia's Foreign Minister Sub- andrio. Indonesia has incurred U.S. displeasure with its hostility toward new born Malayia and the sacking of the British Embassy in Jakarta. Washington is reviewing its Indonesian aid program. Michigan Mental Hospital Is Cited CINCINNATI (AP)—The Neuro- to $2,000 over the next three years psychiatric Institute of the Unl and also make it possible to build several new medical and dental schools, and to expand and mod- versity ceived of the Michigan today gold award of re- the American Psychiatric Institute's erni/e some existing ones. Special i Mental Hospital Institute. consideration would be given to — — —areas where training facilities now are lacking or inadequate. Kennedy said he was delighted to sign what he termed "one of the most significant health meas- urcs passed by the Congress in recent years.' 1 as It did in other recent years. Harvesting in the Kazakhstan virgin land area is so far behind schedule that it seems inevitable much grain will rot in the fields and some will be buried under the snow- While Ivan and Natasha may not go short of bread, the shortage of wheat and corn seehis certain to make them short of jjneat again this year. < This correspondent has just re turned from a tour of Kuban, the Soviet Union's best farm area. A bumper crop of wheat was harvested there before the drought set in during July and August. The drought hurt the corn badly as well as vegetables and fruit. DIAL 465.4271 Convenient Shopping: WARDS • • » »• 9» • m » *.TT5 Plow Shopping Center FOR SALE or LEASE Y.M.C.A. BUILDING 2 WEST THIRD ST., ALTON 4 ttory brick building on lot 82'xl 18*. Has swinv ming popl and gymnasium with multiple rooms upitairs. Ideal for private club. Downtown location suitable for offices, warehouse, parking lot, Per Information coll Porrtit Cockrcll, phone 4664404 FINANCING Villages and towns in the area are short of vegetables. This is reflected also in Moscow and other cities. In the capital queues form every time a shop displays any fresh vegetables. Grain was lost in the virgin lands last year because thousands of combines and tractors lay idle in the fields for lack of spare parts. As early as Aug. 28, the paper Farm Life reported that some farms had not finished the repair of harvesting machines and combines before the beginning of this year's harvest. In some areas only 20 per cent of the machinery was used. In the Irkutsk area of eastern Siberia, the paper said, "Peas started to fall out of the pods while drivers were still testing their machines." A half billion dollars is to be paid to Canada in the next 18 months for delivery of 5.3 million tons of wheat and 500,000 tons of flour. Another 1.5 million tons of wheat has been ordered from Australia, with a like amount on option. Much of this will be shipped immediately to the Soviet Union's foreign customers, to protect her position as a supplier. Flour cannot be bought at many stores, apparently because it can be hoarded while bread cannot. Many farmers buy bread to feed to cows and pjgs they are allowed to raise privately for market. One couple was pilloried in the press Sunday for having bought nearly half a ton of flour, bread, rice and macaroni. SHILL MOTOR OIL AT DISCOUNT HOUSE PRICES! SHELL X100 '7 80 Case of 94 Qts. . X100 PREMIUM 10-W-80 MtW Cane of 84 9 SILVER SHELL »41al. f 4 48 Can A Ca*h and tterry BILL ROLLER Your Shell Dealer CTU * BIOOB Rockefeller Opens Round Of Meetings ROME (AP)—Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller of New York began a round of meetings with Italian officials today, the first of a two- day visit to Rome. He will see Pope Paul VI Wednesday without his second wife. The governor and his wife, the former Mrs. Margaretta Fitler Murphy, arrived from New York Monday night to begin a private European Tour. This morning Rockefeller called on Treasury Minister Emilio Colombo while his wife went sightseeing and shopping. Vatican officials were reserved about the divorced governor's audience with the Pope, and declined to give details. One prominent member of the Vatican Curia said that Rockefeller, a Baptist, would be received by • the Pope as the governor of a large U.S. state, and as representative of the people of that state, not as a private person. Greek Ships to Stop Trade with Cuba ATHENS, Greece (AP) .— The Greek government today ordered Greek ships to cease carrying cargo to or from Cuba. Informed sources said the rebels were headed by Haitian ex- Gen. Leon Cantave, who last month led a band of exiles in an invasion attempt to overthrow Haitian dictator Francois Duvalier. Haiti charged the Dominican Republic aided Cantave's operation. Santo Domingo denied it. As the rebel band streamed across the border, witnesses reported rifle and machinegun bullets hit the Dominican town of Djabon. Haiti denied its forces fired (across the border. In turn it accused Dominican soldiers of firing into the Haitian town of Qua- naminthe. Informants said Cantave reported that he led a rebel force against Quanaminthe, ran into a government garrison of 500 men, and lost 60 men killed before 1 retreating across the border. He claimed Haitian forces had 100 casualties. From Washington, President Gonzalo Fncio of the council of the Organization of American States messages appeals to both President Juan Bosch of the Dominican Republic and Haitian President Duvalier to avoid any action that might inflame the situation. Open 9 to 9 Men. to Sat, FINE PAINT FAMOUS WALLPAPER ART MATERIALS EASTGATE PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER Phone 3fll-3«23 • STILL THE BEST OSHKQSH B'QOSH — Work ~unl- forms. 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